Milking MNLARS

by Dave Mindeman The MNLARS system has been a disaster. Trying to fix it with this legislature is an even bigger disaster. When MN has a problem that needs addressing, we can never get it resolved because the Republican dominated legislature would rather milk the controversy than fix the issue. This happened with the individual […]

A Tribute To Old Glory

by Dave Mindeman I was driving south bound on I-35 through Lakeville and I passed the new Gander Outdoors store (formerly Gander Mountain) and there in all its glory was the largest flag I had ever seen. It was very windy so Old Glory was completely unfurled and waving like those amber waves of grain. […]

FRANK Talk About IA01 Rod Blum $275,275.80 Budget Savings

Iowa’s First District Congressman, Rod Blum got himself a little publicity he didn’t want … in the Des Moines Register and on Twitter News of Blum's undisclosed business comes the same day @ppppolls finds him with underwater approval and trailing a Dem competitorBlum approval: 37%-47%Trump approval: 40%-55%2018 matchup: Abby Finkenauer 43%, Rod Blum 42%#IA01https://t.co/hn4kxvx0cMhttps://t.co/7GLdepCps8 — […]

File That Court Suit Regarding Fischbach

by Dave Mindeman Just a quick thought about Michele Fischbach as Senator and Lt. Governor. This is kind of messy. The Democrats must either challenge this or it will be left as the new precedent. It opens a lot of questions about legislation passed in the Senate by a close vote. Fischbach may be casting […]