Al Franken’s first-ballot DFL endorsement in the U.S. Senate race dominated recent MinnPost comments, inspiring dozens of readers to air their views.
MinnPost readers were moved to comment recently on virtual schools, light rail issues, a potential war with Iran and turmoil in the Attorney General’s office, among other topics. And politics — lots of politics…
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…
Play the Walker Art Center’s “art as golf” exhibit and you’ll find that some holes are fairly easy; some are impossible. Some are labor-intensive, and more than a few will make you stop and think.
I’ve written this before, but one of the most formative musical experiences of my life was having Peter Jesperson play “Always Look on the Bright Side of Life” from “Monty Python’s Life of Brian” at the end of the night at the old Longhorn Bar in do
I had misinterpreted my secretary’s message, and thought that you were with the Rochester Post. I checked around about you and your blog last night.
Many people have told me they can’t remember the last time we were this cool for this long into the spring season. But really, how cool has it been compared with previous springs? By Dave Dahl
The old saying about preachers is that they work only one hour a week. That’s the one hour preaching on Sunday morning. Read more… By Steve Scott
Analyses of the legislative session and married women keeping their birth names were among recent MinnPost topics drawing reader comments. Here is a sampling:
The Minneapolis Art on Wheels (MAW) project creates illuminated works of art using three broadcasting units designed by students during a University of Minnesota course.
The last couple of months have provided frightening evidence that too many children and adolescents live in dangerous situations. Read more… By Ted Thompson and Mary Gail Frawley-O’Dea
How would young people make Minnesota a better place to live? That’s the question a group called Students Speak Out put to members of Generation Y as part of a video-blogging contest to celebrate Minnesota’s 150 years of statehood.
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:
Colleagues and friends of the founder and director of the U’s Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, who died in March, gathered to recall his passion and humor in words and video.
Annie Griffiths Belt, a National Geographic Society photographer, recounts through stories and pictures three decades of traveling to nearly 100 countries, often with her two children in tow.FROM THE U OF M ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
At next month’s DFL convention in Rochester, the main order of business will be the endorsement of a Senate candidate to challenge Sen. Norm Coleman in November.
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…
Tucked away deep in the transportation policy bill now under scrutiny in a House-Senate conference committee is a fun little item for speeding drivers: It would help hide even more speeding tickets from insurance companies. Read more…
Topics as varied as Al Franken’s tax-filing troubles, exercise balls, the vitality of the religious right and Tom Swifties inspired MinnPost readers to comment recently. Here’s a selection of their thoughts…
By Eric Black | Friday, May 2, 2008 An utterly misleading statistic — that Minnesota has the highest teen fatality rate from motor vehicle crashes in the nation — has been spreading virally in the Minnesota news media and on the floor of the Legislat