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Hoffman Construction , a major road building and mining company is abandoning Wisconsin because of the Right to Work legislation just passed. According to Duluth News Tribune "Hoffman said Monday ...
by triumph110
Comment Count 402 comments on Tue Mar 10, 2015 at 04:23 PM PDT with 535 Recommends
When looking at the dreadful national maps chronicling last Tuesday's election results, it's hard to miss the island of blue in the middle of the country that is Minnesota. Whether it be the ...
by Mark27
Comment Count 38 comments on Mon Nov 10, 2014 at 04:48 AM PST with 9 Recommends
Today, Monday, August 25th would have been Mike Brown's first day of college. Instead, it is the day of his funeral. We are joining the #handsupwalkout campaign tribute to Mike Brown and a ...
by e2247
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Aug 25, 2014 at 11:52 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
With the exception of major college sports in the upper-Midwest border-state battle, Minnesota is trouncing Wisconsin by every possible measure. In 2010, both states were suffering from the great ...
by Willtwain
Comment Count 115 comments on Sun Aug 24, 2014 at 06:00 AM PDT with 207 Recommends
Here's something to brighten your day. Yesterday, "Porno Pete" LaBarbera of the SPLC-certified hate group Americans for Truth About Homosexuality showed up to give a "talk" at Sinclair Community ...
by Chrislove
Comment Count 117 comments on Thu Apr 10, 2014 at 03:26 PM PDT with 250 Recommends
A new poll came out this morning showing Minnesota's Democratic Governor Mark Dayton well positioned for re-election in November. The Koch Brothers haven't gotten their claws into the voting public ...
by Mark27
Comment Count 102 comments on Sun Feb 16, 2014 at 12:15 PM PST with 11 Recommends
Ohio's next governor Ed FitzGerald supports women as well as labor. Too often, we repeat like a mantra that voters have “short memories.” Here in Ohio many Democrats have inexplicably ...
by anastasia p
Comment Count 87 comments on Wed Nov 06, 2013 at 11:35 AM PST with 222 Recommends
Governor Dayton met with 600 Minnesota business leaders typically hostile to Democrats. As part of Minnesota Chamber at the Capitol Day, Dayton spoke with these business representatives. Typically, ...
by Intheknow
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Mar 13, 2013 at 10:11 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Take Action: Say you’ll vote in the special election and invite your friends. Tomorrow, February 12, 2013, there is a special election in Minnesota for two state house seats. We have the chance ...
by Working America
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Feb 11, 2013 at 01:52 PM PST with 9 Recommends
It's been a busy week in the War on Voting here in Ohio. And just like in the old poster, Ohio wants YOU - to help ensure the elections are held in the most fair manner possible. Follow me over the ...
by Turbonerd
Comment Count 3 comments on Sat Sep 15, 2012 at 04:22 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
I found a hate message posted on the information board at my US Post Office in Dayton, Iowa, 50530 on March 2, 2012. There were also three modified cartoons referring to President Obama, fried ...
by David Satterlee
Comment Count 123 comments on Sun May 13, 2012 at 06:04 AM PDT with 418 Recommends
For any who may be reading one of my diaries for the first time: this is a thought experiment where I try to see what would happen if the size of the House of Representatives were doubled ...
by HoosierD42
Comment Count 16 comments on Thu Dec 15, 2011 at 05:35 PM PST with 6 Recommends
I just received a phone call from a very old friend, my contact in the Occupation of Dayton Ohio. Apparently, the proverbial excrement has hit the ventilation system in that location. The camp had ...
by cynndara
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Nov 29, 2011 at 01:44 PM PST with 13 Recommends
Followers of Ohio Politics know that hypocrisy and distortions of the truth are nothing new but Governor John Kasich and his Friends in the Statehouse have taken it to astounding new levels. They ...
by progressivearlingtonian
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Aug 12, 2011 at 11:02 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and GOP leaders announced this evening they have reached a deal to end the government shutdown. Dayton shocked Minnesota Democrats earlier in the day by announcing he ...
by nonprofit jim
Comment Count 67 comments on Thu Jul 14, 2011 at 04:26 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
Dear State Representative Mary Kiffmeyer, We, the non-millionaire citizens of Minnesota, have a bone to pick with you. “It’s not about revenue,” Kiffmeyer said. “It’s about a ...
by DFLMember29
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Jul 03, 2011 at 12:52 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
The Minnesota GOP just don't get it...Even after adjourning without balancing the budget, the GOP are still talking about cuts to services to pay for the tax cuts they gave to the wealthy at the ...
by jmjm
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri May 27, 2011 at 09:35 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
The DFL Feminist Caucus would like to thank Governor Mark Dayton for the vetoing of ...
by LauraNevitt
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed May 25, 2011 at 04:58 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
..."compromise is the DFL doing it OUR way." Rather than taking the time on the last day of the Easter Break ...
by TwoPuttTommy
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Apr 26, 2011 at 10:26 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
It was a brilliant and dazzlingly bright winter day in St. Paul, MN today. Follow me below the fold for my trip to the Rally in the Capital rotunda to show Minnesota labor's solidarity with the ...
by Laurdet
Comment Count 46 comments on Tue Feb 22, 2011 at 08:19 PM PST with 54 Recommends