from Brick City Blog by Sean Olsen
After the failure of the bill, an epic finger-pointing match broke out on Twitter. Check it out if you care. Here are a couple of tweets that get to the core of the dispute:
from The Deets by Ed Kohler
It turns out that the Vikings stadium bill violates the Minneapolis City Charter in ways beyond the sales taxes Rybak and city council members have fixated on. The property tax giveaway alone violates the city charter.
from Mr. Dilettante’s Neighborhood by Mark Heuring
Never fear — there are plenty of people who have other ideas for how to spend your money. So if you like big spending, but can’t stomach a stadium, get a load of what might be coming if the train guys get their way.
from mnpACT! Progressive Political Blog by Dave Mindeman
We absolutely need to talk about this. But no one, no Democrat, no Republican, nobody wants to risk the ire of the powerful NRA lobby.
from Neorenaissance by Shawn Lawrence Otto
I want you to know how much I value your publication, and how I think the dust up over the antiscience HuffPost article “NASA Global Warming Stance Blasted By 49 Astronauts, Scientists Who Once Worked At Agency” is an opportunity for a broader discussion, which you could lead. The story has garnered wide attention in both science and journalism circles. Why is an important discussion.
from Minnesota Brown by Aaron Brown
Another weekend of county political conventions in Minnesota’s Eighth Congressional District has put an exclamation point on a political reality. Former Congressman Rick Nolan of Crosby will win the DFL endorsement on May 5.
from Barataria by Erik Hare
April 23 is the 30th birthday of the Conch Republic. It is an important day because it is now old enough to start lying about its age. Lying is an important part of the story because a well told lie is the heart of any legend.