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Tim Pawlenty: Wisconsin Reminds Me of “Armageddon”

February 24, 2011


Former Minnesota governor Tim Pawlenty released a video today on the situation in Wisconsin along with the following statement. Advertisements

The Dismemberment Plan = Hardcore Liberal Street Cred

February 20, 2011


By my math, The Dismemberment Plan dedicating last night’s show to the public workers in Wisconsin, plus the drummer’s NPR t-shirt, times the lead singer’s acknowledgement that his family hails from Minnesota equals: Hardcore Liberal Street Cred.

Minnesota’s Masters of the Frivolous Challenge

December 3, 2010


“[Minnesota’s] State Canvassing Board will meet on Friday to deal with thousands of frivolous ballot challenges made by the team of Republican Tom Emmer, whose lawyer said the number could reach 8,700 by 2 pm today.” [] UPDATE: Emmer will withdraw some challenges. If only the Vikings could do the same. UPDATE: Examine hundreds of challenged […]

FIFA to Gay Soccer Fans: Fuck You!

December 2, 2010


Qatar won its bid to host the World Cup in 2022. Not surprisingly, one of the biggest obstacles in its bid to host the world’s most popular sporting event was the brutal summer heat. The average daytime high during the weeks when the World Cup is traditionally played is between 106 and 115 degrees. Qatar, which […]

Oh no she didn’t just say “Dog Balls!”

November 19, 2010


No, Sarah Palin did not say, “Dog Balls!” We just took a picture from her recent New York Times profile and made it look like she said, “Dog Balls!” It’s a trick we picked up from our days reading cartoons. See, in real life, when someone talks, they don’t emit a bubble from their mouth […]