What a Dead Wolf Looks Like

Nov 05

What a Dead Wolf Looks Like

I am updating my Oct. 15 post here to ask Where the Hell Are All the Dead Wolves? There have been dead deer photos all over, as usual, showing the prowess of hunters who managed to bring down a whitetail with a Winchester. But, weirdly, I have not been able to find ANY photos of any of the 55 wolves the state says were killed by hunters over the weekend in the...

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The Madness of the MN GOP

May 25

The Madness of the MN GOP

Gov. Mark Dayton has vetoed the GOP’s fake budget bills (a “budget bill” that redresses the Pawlenty Deficit only by slashing state services is fraudulent), setting up the possibility of a government shutdown July 1.   Almost every voice of reason in the state has been raised in opposition to what the governor justifiably calls...

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United We Stand, Divided We Fall: Help The UpTake in Wisconsin

Mar 11

United We Stand, Divided We Fall: Help The UpTake in Wisconsin

I am privileged to be on the board of The UpTake, the citizen-fueled, online video news gathering organization that has distinguished itself with smart, timely and sometimes very brave live video coverage of important events, ranging from the street protests of the 2008 GOP Convention in St. Paul through the protracted recount battle of the Al Franken-Norm Coleman...

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Jackboots in Badger Land: The GOP Goes Rogue

Mar 10

Jackboots in Badger Land: The GOP Goes Rogue

Wednesday’s anti-democratic (in all senses) Putsch by Republican legislators in Wisconsin, who shoved through union-quashing legislation without benefit of legal notice or any participation by the minority party, represents a new low in thuggery for the extremists in Madison. This is not some small parliamentary triumph in which one party outsmarts the other...

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