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Bachmann’s anti-Obama comments could affect close 6th District race

Analysis by Doug Grow | Monday, Oct. 20, 2008 Since Congresswoman Michele Bachmann questioned Barack Obama’s patriotism on national television Friday, donations from across the country have poured into the campaign of her opponent, El Tinklenberg.

More events best forgotten, and a host of other comments

Even during a holiday week, lots of MinnPost readers found time to comment on topics ranging from offshore oil drilling to the Chinese Olympics, Iran, Iraq — and a slew of nominations for 150 Minnesota moments to forget…

School funding, polls and drug trafficking prompt comments

Among the topics stirring MinnPost readers to comment recently were education funding, poll results, the dismal state of the Timberwolves and Red Lake drug trafficking. Here are some examples…

Pieces on Ron Paul, Mike Hatch elicit comments

Ron Paul’s snubbing by the GOP, Mike Hatch’s era in the Minnesota attorney general’s office, persistent racism and Arne Carlson’s take on this year’s legislative session were among the issues prompting MinnPost readers’ recent comments… 

Superdelegates, soccer spur readers to comment

MinnPost commenters had lots to say about counting in recent days — adding up convention delegates, taxes, D.C. living expenses and electoral votes. Other popular topics ranged from genetically modified food to a soccer move. Here’s a sampling: 

Teens stats, ethanol bring reader comments

The merits of ethanol fueled a spate of recent comments, along with such topics as teen drivers, Iraq, department stores and Twins closer Joe Nathan. Here’s a selection from MinnPost readers… 

TIZA saga and ballparks among comment topics

The Kersten vs. TIZA saga continues to draw comments from MinnPost readers, along with Earth Day, ballparks, gas prices, presidential candidates and a new North Side activist. Here’s a selection of recent remarks: 

Bonding, foreclosure aid among issues drawing comment

MinnPost readers had lots to say recently about line-item vetoes in the bonding bill as well as a host of other topics ranging from carbon reduction to foreclosure policies to the Star Tribune’s plans for beefed-up streaming video. 

Vinyl records, health care among topics drawing comments

MinnPost readers recently spoke their minds on a variety of topics, including the renaissance of vinyl records, health care reform, the return of Torii Hunter and former Vice President Mondale’s excoriation of the current vice president.

PiPress seeks online comments, but not rageaholics

A couple of weeks ago, an enterprising public defender came up with a novel argument: her client’s trial — for making terroristic threats against 10-year-old boy — should be moved from Ramsey County because of public comments on twincities.com, the

Renegade Republicans, Minneapolis schools lead topics drawing comments

MinnPost readers reacted strongly this week to the Legislature’s override of the governor’s transportation veto, as well as to stories on such issues as the Minneapolis School District’s plans, the Twins stadium, ugly e-mails and presidential politi