from Brick City Blog by Sean Olsen
Sometimes, it’s not just the weather that makes you cranky. Sometimes, it’s the politicians that drive you nuts. Let’s take some folks out to the woodshed for some well-deserved constructive criticism.
from Wry Wing Politics by Joe Loveland
In the blink of an eye, the Fairview-Sanford merger talks started and ended. In case you missed it, here is a fast-forward screenplay of how the Fairview-Sanford merger talks played out.
from mnpACT! Progressive Political Blog by Dave Mindeman
My overall impression of Ms. Mehring is that she is in the early phase of formulating policy opinions and in the very earliest of phases in putting a strategy together.
I guess what I can say for now is that I would reserve judgment – it is probably not fair to draw any conclusions.
from Minnesota Budget Bites by Nan Madden
Some of the Minnesota Senate’s tax priorities came into clearer focus yesterday when the Senate Tax Reform Division released its draft division report, authored by the committee’s chair, Senator Ann Rest. More tax provisions will be revealed when the omnibus tax bill is released later this month.
from Girl Meets Geek by Kate-Madonna Hindes
If you’re like me, I spent a majority of the past few weeks, skipping over any status updates or tweets with the words, “Lean In” anywhere in the sentence. I couldn’t believe that such a complex problem had such a relatively-easy solution. No more battling a glass ceiling! No more playing against those MEN and frankly, no more excuses. Sandberg, “nailed it,” everyone said.
from Macaroni by John Toren
While waiting for Hilary to finish breakfast the other day, I slipped into the “office” to read an article about “Core Knowledge” education, little suspecting that I’d be returning to the land of New Criticism I left behind decades ago. The author, E.D. Hirsch, Jr., is a retired professor of humanities at the University of Virginia and founder of the Core Knowledge Foundation. At the age of 85, he thought it might be instructive for him to share one or two youthful moments that set him on the part of educational reform. Indeed it is.