Joe Biden appears in Minneapolis, blasts Mitt Romney Noting that Democrats often complain that Republicans do a better job of boiling down their policies to bumper-sticker slogans, Biden offered this one: "Osama bin Laden is dead, and General Motors is alive. That kind of sums it up." Biden was introduced at ... 08/21/2012 - 4:43 pm | View Link
Minneapolis battling a bumper crop no one wants In Minneapolis and elsewhere, aquatic weeds have been emerging plentifully, and ahead of schedule. The warm and early-starting spring has meant a healthy crop of invasive aquatic weeds and new techniques for removing them from lakes in the metro ... 06/9/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Star Tribune, Minneapolis, Gail Rosenblum column: Sisters' love abides in quest for home It's hard to imagine anything tougher for a teen than fighting for survival, losing her hair and battling nausea in the process ... The award came with a bumper sticker for the "proud parent." LaRhonda has neither the proud parent nor a car to place ... 12/23/2009 - 11:00 am | View Link
Your disenchantment is a threat to our socialist faith. --E. P. Thompson Some quick notes on the passages from Postwar which I alluded to in the last post. In terms of the atheist style, a couple of examples should suffice. The first is Judt looking at the impact of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's The Gulag Archipelago on socialist intellectuals of Europe, and particularly Paris: Communism, it was becoming clear, had defiled and despoiled its radical heritage.