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The NFL And The Trump Flag

by Dave Mindeman The NFL capitulated to Trump. Yes, they prostrated themselves in front of the orange one and followed the will of the President. And the First Amendment is the victim. NFL players are not disrespecting the flag. They aren’t stomping on it. They aren’t burning it. Although those acts would be justified under […]

MNLARS and the Republican Blame Game

So here’s why the headline is misleading. Whether or not Dayton signs the bill, the MNLARS system will be messier either way. The MN GOP has guaranteed more mess, because they want it that way. They think they have no responsibility (wrong) for the MNLARS problem and they continued hanging this around Dayton’s neck for the entire session

Woe Unto The Hypocrites

The evangelical mind is not really a Christian mind. No, it has become a pure political rationalization machine. Let’s take the case of Franklin Graham. Regarding Trump, his recent statements include this: Graham actually said Trump’s sex life is “nobody’s business.” His paying off a PORN star is “nobody’s business.” His affair just months after […]

In The End, Gun Safety Regs Will Be Dependent On The Ballot Box

Yesterday, Kurt Daudt had this view on gun legislation: When asked specifically about expanding background checks, Daudt, R-Crown, responded that “behind-the-scenes” conversations between lawmakers are happening “to reduce putting guns in the hands of potentially dangerous criminals. I know we all share that goal. … I hope those conversations can be fruitful and we can […]

More About Guns

Here are 15 stats ranked in order of a particular item. Can you guess what the common denominator is?  1. Alaska 2. Louisiana 3. Alabama 4. Mississippi 5. Wyoming 6. Montana 7. New Mexico 8. Missouri 9. Oklahoma 10. South Carolina 11. Arkansas 12. Tennessee 13. Kentucky 14. Nevada 15. Idaho OK. Lots of “red” […]