Archive for the ‘Abuse of authority’ Category

Al Franken opens his yap again to prove what an idiot he is.

Sen. Al Franken to Gorsuch: Are You Part of Steve Bannon’s Plan for Deconstruction of the Administrative State? by PENNY STARR21 Mar 2017 During Judge Neil Gorsuch’s Supreme Court confirmation hearing on Tuesday, Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) asked Gorsuch about remarks made by President Donald Trump’s Chief of Staff Reince Preibus and Chief Strategist Steve […]

Why are criminal charges not filed?

Former U.S. Bank Stadium chair waived $55,300 in rent for club spaces without oversight Michele Kelm-Helgen waived fees for event spaces for some groups. By Rochelle Olson Star Tribune MARCH 10, 2017 — 6:26AM ELIZABETH FLORES, STAR TRIBUNE Michele Kelm-Helgen waived more than $55,300 in rent for U.S. Bank Stadium club spaces without consulting the […]

Its all about government control and overreach. Only in Wisconsin? No. The Government does not care about private property rights.

Regulation madness: Inside a family’s 12-year legal fight to sell a small, vacant parcel of land Sara Gonzales Regulation madness: Inside a family’s 12-year legal fight to sell a small, vacant parcel of land The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments next month in the case of Murr v. Wisconsin, a property rights case stemming […]

Minnesota politicians hard at work pissing away your tax dollars on their political agendas.

Minnesota Democrat Pushes $200K in Annual Taxpayer Gifts for Gun Control Groups Minnesota state Senator Jeff Hayden Senate Media Services by AWR HAWKINS1 Mar 2017330 Minnesota state Senator Jeff Hayden (DFL-62) is pushing legislation to designate $200,000 in taxpayer funds as annual gifts to gun control groups. In a press conference to announce the legislation, […]

Probation for diddling a kid under the color of authority. Nice. Oh, yeah, punishment is probation…payola to resign, plea agreements are a wonderful thing, aren’t they?

Ely officer sentenced to probation, resigns after admitting to misconduct By Tom Olsen Today at 7:13 p.m. A former Ely police sergeant will serve two years of supervised probation and must register as a predatory offender after admitting that he had a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old girl. Jason Allen Carlson, 38, was sentenced Monday […]

Why can’t they just let the police do their jobs?

First, with data privacy laws, I have to wonder what type of information this phony bunch of do-gooders get.  Since it is still an active investigation, the only information that should be made public has already been disseminated.  Does this board think they will contribute anything to an ongoing investigation?     ################################################# Duluth Citizen Review […]

Will he be held to a “higher standard” if convicted?

U professor arrested on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct, stalking FEBRUARY 20, 2017 — 9:15PM A longtime University of Minnesota law professor was arrested last week after being accused by a former girlfriend of sexual misconduct and stalking, according to records. U officials confirmed that the 54-year-old professor, who hasn’t been charged, was hired by […]

Another sweet plea deal..in St. Louis County! Haven’t we all been told public officials should be held to a higher standard?

Former state trooper from Hibbing pleads guilty to sex charges By Tom Olsen on Feb 17, 2017 at 10:23 p.m. A former Minnesota state trooper on the Iron Range has pleaded guilty to charges that he inappropriately touched two women during a bonfire gathering in July 2015. Todd Allan Lindstrom, 46, of Hibbing, entered into […]

Better late then never, I guess. I’m sure he thought his name would save his corrupt ass. The arrogance of self identified important people never ceases to amaze me. Will they be prosecuted? You or I sure would be…

After ethics breaches, two top execs resign from U.S. Bank Stadium panel His resignation comes amid legislative pressure. By Rochelle Olson Star Tribune FEBRUARY 16, 2017 — 3:02PM GLEN STUBBE, STAR TRIBUNE Ted Mondale and Michele Kelm-Helgen responded after Minnesota Legislative Auditor James Nobles delivered a scathing report to the House and Senate State Government […]

Cover up, lies, deception…seems to be one of the things government does best.

Complications Arise In Bundy Ranch Standoff Trial As BLM Agent Is Accused Of Ethical Misconduct “I’m sure it is him.” by Charles Campbell February 14, 2017 at 9:50am Federal trials related to the 2014 showdown between armed supporters of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and Bureau of Land Management officers could potentially become derailed as one […]