Sequestration Nation: A New Round of Fiscal Terrorism

Well boys and girls, we’re at it again. We’re at yet another “white-knuckle” fiscal deadline not unlike the fiscal cliff crisis a few weeks ago; the debt ceiling crisis; the debt ceiling crisis AGAIN, and so it goes. “Sequestration,” as the Merriam-Webster dictionary defines it, means “to place (property) in custody especially in sequestration” This word,…

Decision 2012

As the election FINALLY draws near (I’m sure most of you out there are breathing a sigh of relief, including the girl in this video), we’re being inundated with poll after poll, prediction after prediction, and between the electoral college and the popular vote, it’s easy to get confused. Polls are such fickle things. When…

Minnesota Marriage Amendment: An Interview with Brad Brandon

In just a few short days, Minnesotans will vote on a highly-contested ballot initiative which would enshrine the definition of marriage–as historically defined–into the state constitution. This, as amendment proponents originally intended, would allow the definition to be protected from activist courts by ensuring that any debate on the topic MUST go through all citizens. Though this…

Rally the Right 2012

If anyone was in need of a home-stretch energy boost during the final days of this election season, Saturday night’s Rally the Right in Andover, Minnesota was it. From rousing between-speech quips from nationally syndicated radio host Jason Lewis, to a fiery discourse by Father Frank Pavone, the North Metro Tea Party Patriots –led by…

Round Three

With everything going on in the world today– Libya and otherwise– I expected a fierce back and forth tonight- and instead I saw what equated to a dinner table discussion on foreign policy. . .sometimes not even on that. Or so I thought. I was thoroughly confused for nearly the whole thing. Each chance to…