Tag Archives: Minnesota

Another notch in the Vikings’ long legacy of heartbreak: “At the end of the day, we just got whooped”

[B]eing a [Vikings] fan is like being a parent to a child that constantly makes poor life choices: filled with disappointment. – Victoria Russell On Sunday, January 14th, I was… Read more »

Joe Manchin: A Profile in (something not even remotely resembling) Courage

Dem senator says no need for Trump sexual harassment investigation: "I've moved on" https://t.co/ldpiyjUINd pic.twitter.com/Xk4VBCygh1 — The Hill (@thehill) December 18, 2017 Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) said early Monday that… Read more »

If Al Franken can be destroyed, Donald Trump should be an easy and deserving target

As members of Congress, we are demanding that allegations of sexual misconduct against Donald Trump be fully investigated. https://t.co/jSZr82sBiK — Rep. Pramila Jayapal (@RepJayapal) December 17, 2017 The current tone… Read more »

When screaming about “freedom” and “liberty” is code for “censorship”

On Friday night, the Washington Post reported that the Trump administration had banned the Centers for Disease Control from using certain words in any official documents being prepared for next… Read more »

CHIP? Who cares? Children can’t vote.

This week, Minnesota became the first state to run out of federal funds for its Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) since Congress missed a September deadline to renew it. The… Read more »

“Doing the right thing” depends on whether you’re a Republican or a Democrat

Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) is calling on President Donald Trump to resign over the more than a dozen sexual misconduct allegations against him. Booker made the comments Saturday during a… Read more »

It’s OK when you’re a Republican; when you’re a Democrat it’s a crime against nature

I’m not going to justify whatever crimes or indignities against women Al Franken may have committed. If what he’s accused of is true, he should resign. By that yardstick, though,… Read more »

When a Republican does it, it’s a youthful discretion. When a Democrat does it, it’s a mortal sin.

Franken was wrong and needs to be held accountable. I am glad he has apologized and blames himself. And the moralizing from TRump enablers and this White House is just… Read more »

“I am asking that an ethics investigation be undertaken, and I will gladly cooperate”

After first dismissing the sexual misconduct allegation against him as little more than a joke gone wrong, Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) issued a longer statement unequivocally apologizing for his actions… Read more »