The Associated Press today tried to define the movement known as the “tea party,” by canvassing many states to get a definition. They couldn’t. Why? Because, it seems clear, the tea party is whatever a particular member wants it to be: “That’s the beauty of it,” says George Burton, a Minnesota electrician and history buff Read more →
Archives for April 5, 2010
On a day when word came that a soldier from Rochester has been killed in Afghanistan, the head of the government for whom he and others have died reportedly has threatened to join the Taliban. “He said that ‘if I come under foreign pressure, I might join the Taliban’,” Farooq Marenai, who represents the eastern Read more →
MPR’s Dan Olson reports the Metropolitan Airports Commission tonight will begin installing new signs for people heading to the airport. That, presumably, will kick off another round of “people should know which terminal they’re supposed to go to” comments that have marked the discussion around the signs for the last year or so. Here’s a Read more →
Critics assail President Obama for a lousy first pitch at the opening of the baseball season.
A judge rules a woman was discriminated against because she couldn’t play in a men’s golf tournament.
Woodbury is now the city with the highest participation rate in the state for returning the census forms.
How questions skew poll results, marketing the the toddler’s brain, two media approaches to suicide, a look at singing at ballgames, and the obligatory mention of the iPad.