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

I think its a test case to institute martial law.

Live From Bundy’s Nevada Ranch: The Funny Way Supporters Are Responding to Harry Reid Calling Them ‘Domestic Terrorists’ Apr. 18, 2014 10:24pm Jason Howerton Filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza traveled to Cliven Bundy’s ranch in Bunkerville, Nev., on Friday to embark on a “fact-finding” mission. Prior to attending a “big rally” made up of hundreds of the […]

Open Government and transparency.

Other voices: Open government wins this round Pioneer Press POSTED:   04/16/2014 12:01:00 AM CDT | UPDATED:   ABOUT 17 HOURS AGO   LA CROSSE, Wis. — The people who make the laws shouldn’t be above the law. It doesn’t matter which political party they belong to, or whether that party happens to be in the majority. […]

“We’re from the Government and we’re here to help”. PR at its finest.

FEDERAL RELATIONS Feds accused of leaving trail of wreckage after Nevada ranch standoff By William La Jeunesse Published April 16, 2014 FoxNews.com The federal agency that backed down over the weekend in a tense standoff with a Nevada rancher is being accused of leaving a trail of wreckage behind. Fox News toured the damage — allegedly […]

Why don’t the politicians mention this when they cry about the rich not paying their “fair share”?

$100K-Plus Earners Pay 72% of Federal Income Taxes April 14, 2014 – 2:05 PM By Ali Meyer U.S. currency. (AP Photo) (CNSNews.com) – Taxpayers earning $100,000 or more a year pay 71.6% of the nation’s share in individual federal income taxes, according to the latest data from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) from 2011. These data do […]

Oh, joy. Minnesota ranks fifth from the bottom for worst economic outlook for 2014. Surprised? You shouldn’t be, democrats are in charge.

Which States Have the Best Economic Future? Apr. 15, 2014 3:23pm Fred Lucas Texas ranks No. 1 in economic performance among the 50 states, and Utah has the strongest economic outlook for 2014, according to the seventh annual Rich States, Poor States analysis by the conservative state policy group American Legislative Exchange Commission. In this Feb. 25, […]

As it should be. If it were you or me doing this, we’d be crucified.

Judge: Scannell trial should proceed By Tom Olsen Today at 6:22 p.m. The criminal case against Cook County Attorney Tim Scannell can proceed to trial, a judge ruled Friday. Sixth Judicial District Judge Shaun Floerke denied a defense motion to toss out a grand jury’s indictment of Scannell on two counts of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct, and he ordered […]

Thankfully the list is missing a few names. Only one male? Isn’t this sexist? All current public employees….

  STATE of MINNESOTA Office of Governor Mark Dayton   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 10, 2014   Contact: Matt Swenson 651-201-3445 matt.swenson@state.mn.us   Commission on Judicial Selection Recommends Sixth Judicial District Candidates to Governor Dayton   ST. PAUL, MN –The Commission on Judicial Selection announced today it is recommending four candidates to Governor Mark Dayton for consideration […]

How do you argue arson didn’t have malicious intent? I’m thinking Scharber should appeal based on incompetent representation.

Umm, err, what about restitution?  I guess maybe it will come at sentencing, right?  Why will he be a free man until June 02? Former Babbitt fire chief sentenced to five years in prison for arson  By Tom Olsen Today at 2:33 p.m. A former Babbitt fire chief will serve five years in federal prison for setting a […]

The short answer is, nothing.

H/T Patriot Post RIGHT HOOKS What Qualifies Hillary? Apr. 10, 2014   The panel of pundits on MSBNC’s “Morning Joe” considered the question of the 2016 presidential election: What makes Hillary Clinton the most qualified person to be president? As the panel discussed Hillary’s looming candidacy, Bill Kristol asked them all to articulate in one […]

When did the Government obtain authority to set “1st Amendment zones”? I don’t see anything good coming from this abuse of authority.

Nevada Governor Blasts Feds’ ‘First Amendment Area’ in Tense Cattle Grazing Dispute Posted on April 9, 2014 by Paul Joseph Watson “Constitutional rights sacred to all Nevadans” Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval has inserted himself into the escalating standoff between cattle rancher Cliven Bundy and federal officials by blasting the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) over their creation of a […]