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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.

Can the economy be too stable?

Believe it or not, one of the most striking facts about the U.S. economy over the past 25 years has been the relative stability it has enjoyed — until all hell broke loose the last few months.

How and why the Republicans will win

The presidential election of 2008 is virtually a dead heat. It’s baffling to many of the political pundits, as well as to laymen who closely follow this election.

How to sell vodka

If you believe that alcohol lubricates creativity, then it’s no surprise that Dean Phillips has quietly emerged as one of the more innovative marketers in the Twin Cities.

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…