Archives for August 26, 2010

Hey, if the media gets this, what do you think will happen? The YouTube video comes with this text: A man walks through the crowd at the Ground Zero protest and is mistaken as a Muslim. The crowd turns on him and confronts him. The man in the blue hard hat calls him a coward…

Finishing Up the Political Process

Jim Emery’s series is complete, and you should look through it. I find it interesting that he speaks about the “Macaca moment” and all that entails, given the current situation in the Minnesota Governor’s race. Jim’s posts describe what it was like to be in the communications division of a major congressional campaign: Inside the…

Sherlock Holmes in Minnesota

I’ve become very interested in Minnesota history, and by interested I mean annoyed in many cases. The first thing white Minnesotans did was to exploit the Indians. The second thing they did was to throw the Indians out, move them to reservations, kill them, and otherwise treat them very poorly. Meanwhile, they got going on…

No, wait, wait, I didn’t mean that. I’LL TALK! Just don’t hurt me!