Archive for February 2015

Worry not, the lawmakers will find a way to piss it away. Perhaps to the local dyke hockey coach that doesn’t understand contracts.

Minnesota surplus larger than previously reported, climbs to $1.9 billion By Don Davis, Forum News Service Today at 10:07 a.m.  ST. PAUL – Minnesota’s real budget debate began today when state finance officials announced a $1.9 billion surplus, an increase of $832 million from a report less than three months ago. The surplus will allow lawmakers and the […]

Feel good story of the week.

Florida boy who battles a disease with no cure gets his dream job By NBC News Updated Feb 25, 2015 at 7:55 PM CST Cape Coral, FL. ( — Florida’s Cape Coral Police Department has sworn in its youngest canine officer: 8-year-old Zachary Boucher who has snagged his dream job.Boucher wanted to be a police […]

Why not cut his head off or burn him alive? That’s what he believes in, right?

Minnesotan charged with trying to join ISIS pleads guilty IssuesLaura Yuen · Feb 26, 2015   An 18-year-old Inver Grove Heights man pleaded guilty Thursday to trying to join the terrorist group ISIS in Syria. Abdullahi Yusuf is the first defendant to plead guilty in the federal government’s investigation into Minnesotans who have enlisted or […]

Just the beginning, I’m sure.

Obama to ban bullets by executive action, threatens top-selling AR-15 rifle BY PAUL BEDARD | FEBRUARY 26, 2015 | 1:47 PM   A warning on the Cabela’s website. It’s starting. As promised, President Obama is using executive actions to impose gun control on the nation, targeting the top-selling rifle in the country, the AR-15 style semi-automatic, with a […]

And for those that want to close the Moose Lake diddler program, think about taking this creepy little dude into your home.

Former Duluth firefighter faces additional charge of criminal sexual conduct By Tom Olsen on Feb 25, 2015 at 6:22 p.m.  Prosecutors have added a new, more serious charge in the case against a former Duluth firefighter accused of sexually assaulting an infant and distributing child pornography. Caleb Stuart Lofald, 33, is now facing a charge of first-degree criminal […]

We all knew it was coming, after all, how important is it to give descriptions when looking for criminals? News outlets have been doing this for a long, long time.

EDUCATION  University of Minnesota / Wikimedia Commons Citing Stigma, The University Of Minnesota Removes Race Descriptions In Crime Alerts 3:51 PM 02/25/2015   CHUCK ROSS Reporter CHUCK ROSS Chuck Ross is a reporter at The Daily Caller.  Facing backlash for allegedly stigmatizing minorities — particularly black men — the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities announced […]

I’m not so sure I’d call it justice, but at least its over.

RIGHT HOOKS Justice for Chris Kyle Feb. 25, 2015   On Feb. 2, 2013, famed Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, a Patriot from Texas and author of the book “American Sniper” on which the movie of the same name is based, and his colleague Chad Littlefield were murdered in Texas. On Tuesday, a little over two years […]

Your tax dollars hard at work. Hey, its only 31 million dollars.

Congress quizzes administration on first-class airline tickets BY PAIGE WINFIELD CUNNINGHAM | FEBRUARY 25, 2015 | 11:53 AM Sylvia Mathews Burwell said her agency has put in “more stringent reviews and requirements” in… A top lawmaker quizzed Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell on Wednesday about her agency’s steep spending on first-class airline tickets. The Washington Examiner reported in […]

Think he’ll be on paid administrative leave?

Senior State Dept. official arrested for allegedly soliciting sex from a minor By James Rosen Published February 25, 2015   EXCLUSIVE: A senior State Department official in charge of federal counterterrorism programs was arrested Tuesday afternoon for allegedly soliciting sex from a minor, Fox News has learned. Fairfax County Police officials say Daniel Rosen was arrested […]

But, wait….I thought pay raises and the red plan were going to fix everything!

Duluth East senior Julia Baron and junior Nico Haidos study the conservation of energy by hitting two steel balls rapidly together with a piece of paper between. The paper becomes warmer as the kinetic energy of the balls is converted to thermal energy. Duluth school administrators are examining recent data showing a drop in the […]