Archive for July 2012

Another victory for those interested in holding elected officials responsible. Congratulations.

POLITICS TED CRUZ WINS TEXAS PRIMARY Posted on July 31, 2012 at 9:35pm by  Mytheos Holt As of 9:32 PM EST, the website Politico has called the Texas Senate race for Ted Cruz over David Dewhurst. At the time of the call, Cruz led Dewhurst by roughly 7 points, 53.6-46.4, with just over 20 percent of precincts reporting. US […]

Remember in November.

 

Does one death of a border agent count when the government provided the gun? Apparently not.

The last sentence says it all.  If you’re a high ranking government official, you will not be held accountable.  Sound familiar to any of you? REPORT: FIVE ATF OFFICIALS SHARE BLAME FOR FAST AND FURIOUS by MARY CHASTAIN 31 Jul 2012, 3:02 AM PDT According to a Republican congressional report, five ATF officials share the blame for […]

Nancy Pelosi is a liar and a moron. She proved it again.

Pelosi: President Obama’s Been to Israel ‘Over and Over Again’ 10:43 AM, JUL 28, 2012 • BY WILLIAM KRISTOL Daniel Halper has called attention to Nancy Pelosi’s remarkable interview with Al Hunt on the topic of Barack Obama and Israel. I’d note one comment in particular: Pelosi’s claim that President Obama “has been there [Israel] over and […]

Why did Pertler not inform any County official of his plan?

Published July 27, 2012, 01:31 PM County attorney undergoing treatment following DWI arrest Carlton County Attorney Thomas Pertler is currently receiving rehabilitative treatment following his arrest for an alleged drunk driving incident in St. Louis County last week. By: Wendy Johnson, Pine Journal Carlton County Attorney Thomas Pertler is currently receiving rehabilitative treatment following his arrest […]

I’d argue he should have stepped down after his last drunken fiasco at FDL. Teaching a law enforcement class drunk after driving there? Come on.

Published July 26, 2012, 12:00 AM in the Duluth News Tribune. Our view: Carlton County attorney can step down, get help His job as an elected leader in Carlton County includes prosecuting drunken drivers. But last week Carlton County Attorney Thom Pertler was the one arrested on suspicion of being under the influence while being […]

Maybe he ought to bone up on law instead of designing phone book advertising.

Published July 27, 2012, 05:30 AM Duluth lawyer faces more discipline A Duluth lawyer whose face graces the cover of a Twin Ports phone book is again in trouble with the Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility. By: Mark Stodghill, Duluth News Tribune  A Duluth lawyer whose face graces the cover of a Twin Ports phone book […]

Now that the Feds are involved, this guy is done. Lets all hope. Duluth used to be a nice place to live. Thank Donny Ness.

Published July 26, 2012, 05:52 PM Duluth police: $2.8 million seized from downtown head shop owner’s bank accounts Along with the $2.8 million held from Jim Carlson’s bank accounts, police also seized two of his vehicles: a 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee and 2012 Ford F-150. By: Mark Stodghill, Duluth News Tribune Some wondered if Jim Carlson […]

Anyone who has started a business or worked in the private sector knows Obama is lying. It sure is nice to see Obama, lying, and panic in the same article.

OBAMA CAMPAIGN PANICS OVER ‘YOU DIDN’T BUILD THAT’ REMARK  by WILLIAM BIGELOW 26 Jul 2012, 6:29 AM PDT The Obama campaign is in damage-control mode because of the fallout from his “you didn’t build that” remark. On Tuesday, Obama released a new ad with him addressing the issue, a sign that the Obama campaign recognizes that Obama’s remarks are […]

If he doesn’t have a problem, like he said, why check into a spin dry?

Published July 25, 2012, 12:00 AM Carlton County Attorney Pertler checks into rehab Carlton County Attorney Thom Pertler has checked himself into the Hazelden alcohol and drug addiction treatment center in Center City, Minn., his attorney said Tuesday. By: Mark Stodghill, Duluth News Tribune Carlton County Attorney Thom Pertler has checked himself into the Hazelden alcohol […]