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

“Stings a bit”? I think the sentence sucks….a lot.

OUR VIEW: Justice served – or swerved? By Wendy Johnson Pine Journal  Today at 9:29 a.m. On many levels, it’s a relief to have the case of former Carlton County Transfer Station employee Joanne Wappes all wrapped up. For the sake of the county, the patrons of the Transfer Station, and the friends and family of Ms. Wappes, it […]

A bit different than the “sentencing” you see around here, isn’t it?

Cloquet woman sentenced in South Dakota By Forum News Service on Mar 30, 2015 at 2:23 p.m. A Cloquet woman was sentenced Friday to three years in prison in connection with an attempted robbery of an Alexandria, S.D., gas station. Alissa Linnay Wakefield, 19, pleaded no contest in December to conspiracy to commit first-degree robbery. Wakefield drew a […]

The drunk in Chief? Perhaps…

March 30, 2015 Is a stressed out Obama turning to drink? By Thomas Lifson When the news broke Saturday from the White House press pool report accompanying President Obama on his golf outing in the midst of world crisis, I filed it away for possible future developments:  On a sunny and beautiful, if chilly morning, the president left […]

You don’t suppose this has anything to do with his latest visa scandal, do you?

Senate Democratic Leader Reid announces retirement Published March 27, 2015 March 17, 2015: Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill. (AP) Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid announced Friday he will retire at the end of his term, closing a long and controversial career in Congress that spanned four decades. […]

Sadly, our Congress will likely use this video to fund personal drivers for all members of Congress. Wouldn’t surprise me one little bit.

DC delegate’s bad parking job becomes viral sensation Published March 26, 2015   Call it the parking job seen ’round the web. A video has gone viral of D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton executing an objectively poor parking job — even by Washington standards. The incident, and video, were first reported by Roll Call. A […]

Sort of gives new meaning to the term “plus benefits”.

Meanwhile in Colombia: DEA agents attend ‘sex parties’ BY KELLY COHEN | MARCH 26, 2015 | 11:00 AM   Ten DEA agents admitted to attending the “sex parties” with prostitutes hired by drug cartels in… Drug Enforcement Administration agents weren’t always hard at work in Colombia — rather, they were enjoying “sex parties.” Ten DEA agents admitted to […]

Assclown flashbacks.

Do these morons really think there won’t be a record of their stupid statements?  

The only good part of this is the bad guy is dead.

3 dead, including state trooper, in trail of violence in eastern Wisconsin By Mary Spicuzza, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel  Today at 8:39 a.m.   Authorities are piecing together a chain of events Tuesday that left a Wisconsin state trooper, a motorist and a bank robber dead in a trail of violence from Marinette County to Fond du Lac. […]

You had to know this was coming…and it doesn’t even consider the battery toxicity.

PROF: Electric cars actually causing more pollution MARCH 25, 2015 BY OLAF EKBERG Al Gore, call your office! A University of Toronto professor says owning an electric car in some Canadian provinces could actually be worse for the environment than conventional gas-powered automobiles. In Alberta, Saskatchewan and Nova Scotia, electric cars generate more carbon pollution over […]

Just think how much revenue would be be garnered by big brother if they reported all the tips and actually paid taxes on their true income….

House passes minimum-wage curb on workers who earn tips By Doug Belden, St. Paul Pioneer Press Today at 11:10 a.m. ST. PAUL – The Minnesota House passed a bill Monday night that would allow employers to pay a lower wage to workers who make more than $4 per hour in tips. The bill, which passed 78-55, represents an […]