Archive for the ‘Welcome to Cartoon County, MN’ Category

Someone finally pulled their head out…its a start, I guess.

Homeland Security Announces Travel Restrictions for ‘Protective Measures’ Against Ebola Flights between the U.S. and Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Guinea will now require additional screenings. BY SARAH MIMMS   People wait in a security line at John F. Kennedy Airport on Feb. 28, 2013.(Spencer Platt/Getty Images) October 21, 2014 Travelers flying between West African nations affected by […]

Sadly, Pertler’s only competition in the County Attorney race withdraws.

Surprise! Candidate forum takes unexpected turn By Jana Peterson  Today at 7:10 a.m. The only truly jaw-dropping moment during the Cloquet Candidate Forums Thursday came when Dennis Genereau announced he was withdrawing from the Carlton County Attorney’s race, leaving incumbent Thom Pertler unopposed in theory, if not on paper, since it’s too late to alter the ballots. […]

The Garbage Nazi Saga Continues

I’m told the hearing is NOVEMBER 14th, not October…I’m going both days…just in case.

Kind of nice to see a fair endorsement that points out inaccuracies in Nolan’s claims.

Endorsement: Ignore the critics: The choice is Mills By News Tribune on Oct 9, 2014 at 10:18 p.m. Don’t believe everything you’ve heard about Stewart Mills — except that he’s the clear choice for voters on Nov. 4 to send to Washington to represent Northeastern Minnesota’s sprawling 8th Congressional District. Don’t believe he’s a rich kid who never […]

Lets hope it plays here.

October 10, 2014, 10:04 am Franken opponent to air debate  By Cameron Joseph Sen. Al Franken’s (D-Minn.) opponent is so confident he won their last debate, he’s shelling out cash to get it played on state TV. Businessman Mike McFadden (R) squared off with Franken last week in Duluth in a debate that wasn’t aired statewide. […]

I’m sure it will be a sweet deal for the garbage nazi…what about the taxpayers? Has anyone been contacted as a victim of her criminality?

Wappes, of Cloquet, was fired from her job on Oct. 3, 2013. Plea deal likely in case of Carlton County worker charged with theft By Tom Olsen on Oct 8, 2014 at 5:50 p.m. CARLTON — A Cloquet woman accused of embezzling upwards of $1 million while working at the Carlton County transfer station is expected to plead guilty […]

Pretty refreshing to read this opinion piece from a political candidate.

Candidate’s view: Government should serve, not mandate By Tim Hafvenstein on Oct 2, 2014 at 12:05 a.m. I am a follower of Jesus Christ. I am a conservative. But I am not what you would call a “politician.” I have been married to my wife, Cindy, for 32 years and have three children: Stephen, Kara and Aaron. We […]

Remember in November, Franken voted in support of Obama’s agenda 97% of the time.

MIKE MCFADDEN WANTS TO EXPOSE AL FRANKEN’S LIBERAL RECORD by CHARLIE SPIERING 2 Oct 2014  In a recent ad, a jean clad Sen. Al Franken stands by a Minnesota corn field explaining that he worked with Republicans and Democrats to pass a farm bill in spite of the congressional gridlock in the state. But to Republican challenger […]

He’s so right at so many levels.

Facing Facts September 30, 2014 – 10:42 AM By Charlie Daniels Politicians these days, when assessing a situation, are not concerned about how it will effect the country but how they can best turn it to their advantage, how they can spin it and how they can twist it to gain from it; truth and the […]

Kind of a shame he’s not in the permanent dirt nap mode. How can the cops say there’s no “nexus to terrorism”? Lop a head off and call it workplace violence? Ricockulous.

Police: Man accused in Oklahoma beheading is awake September 27, 2014 – 4:05 PM Associated Press This Oct. 18, 2011 photo provided by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections shows Alton Nolen, of Moore, Okla. Prison records indicate that Nolen, the suspect in the beheading of a co-worker at an Oklahoma food processing plant Thursday, Sept. […]