Monday, June 17, 2019

Gov. Dayton Goes AWOL For A Month. Minnesota Media Don’t Notice.

Never let it be said that Minnesota media aren’t lazy nor have become dependent on being spoon fed information for their so-called “reporting.” This...

Pawlenty Launches Attack Ad, Steps On Rake

Above it all donor-class candidate and failed former governor Tim Pawlenty this week launched an attack ad on Republican endorsed Jeff Johnson. The thirty...

What I Saw At The Minnesota Republican State Convention

Yesterday I attended the Republican State Convention in Duluth. I went that day only, wearing a media pass no less (have I arrived?) because...

Johnson’s Master Stroke, Pawlenty’s Sanctuary State Card & Other Thoughts

Proving me wrong that Minnesota politics is boring, Jeff Johnson pulled off a master stroke on Friday. Set for what everyone thought would be...

Tim Pawlenty Belly Flops Into The Governor’s Race

I had expected a smooth dive from tall heights, something masterful given the buildup over the last several months but instead, watching from Barcelona...

A Master Class In Media Bias: Patrick Coolican & The Star Tribune

Margaret Martin, research director for the Taxpayers League, is this week’s Alpha News media bias contest winner. Congratulations, Margaret! She submitted what can only...

Team Pawlenty: Kindly Clear The Field

The Pawlenty campaign is applying intense pressure on MNGOP gubernatorial candidates Jeff Johnson and Keith Downey to quit the race. In one sense, this...

Nowhere Man: The Case Against Tim Pawlenty

Bad news was delivered last week by MPR when it reported that failed former Governor Tim Pawlenty would meet with donors and “supporters” to...

Why Republicans Will Lose Both Senate Races Next Year

This week Lt. Gov. Tina Flint Smith was appointed by Gov. Mark Dayton to fill the vacancy of unfunny comedian and nasty person Sen....

Omar for U.S. Senate?

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton’s office issued a press release stating that the governor will announce his appointment to replace Sen....

Latest News