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Summer Movie Night: The Fight of Our Lives. Defeating the Ideological War Against the West.

In light of the revelations this week that Minnesota's welfare system is being leveraged to fund corruption at home and terror abroad, I want to extend an early invitation to join us for the screening of the movie "The Fight of our Lives" on Wednesday, June 13th at the Hopkins Cinema, This is an opportunity for you to discuss the sobering reality of where we find ourselves in 2018, and what to do about it. ...

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My productive visit to St. Cloud to talk about the refugee resettlement program

Our treatment by Congress and presidents back to George H. W. Bush has been downright shabby. The refugee resettlement program is a federal program; it was supposed to be paid for by federal tax dollars. Instead, the bulk of the funds and hard work come from state and local funds, with the burden on communities like St. Cloud. It sets people up for conflict with refugees rather than success. We must insist that Congress do its job and revisit this program....

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The Met Council: The least safe light rail operator of its peers. Do we really want LRT to co-locate with freight?

In light of the most recent developments, legislators and others are asking, is the Met Council even qualified to safely operate both freight and passenger light rail trains adjacent to each other? The data suggest the answer is no. What more evidence do we need to #StoptheRunawayTrain? ...

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If it bleeds, it leads but is that good?

On the way into work today, or maybe on the way home last night, I was listening to the radio. The news broke in with a story about many people, mostly children, trapped in a mall during a fire. The exits were blocked, the children were with their parents at a petting zoo, so many people died a horrible death. In Minnesota? No in Siberia. I have to ask why I needed to know about it. And hear about it over and over again? How does that elevate the good?...

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Crockett speech on Janus blown away by nor’easter in Philadelphia: Communing with the Framers, Meeting Prof. Amy Wax

Philadelphia has been shut down by a nor'easter. (We call them blizzards). Tomorrow morning, I am going to pop into Independence Hall. Then, assuming this town re-opens, I am going to Penn Law to meet an amazing law professor named Amy Wax. She is a bold, politically incorrect talent on the law faculty that the school and Black Lives Matter mob is trying to gag. ...

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Janus Union Fee Case Already Having a Good Effect, Except @ AFT

"The internal AFT slideshow predicts that if the Supreme Court rules to undercut agency fees, the increased time spent on “member maintenance” will detract from the organization’s “other more progressive union activities,” which are unspecified in the document. Some unions, it also warns, won’t be able to stay afloat."...

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Should Minnesota Restrict What We Wear to the Polls? The U.S. Supreme Court Will Decide.

Andy Cilek and other Minnesotans are at the U.S. Supreme Court this morning to defend their right to wear “political clothing” when they vote. Minnesota bans t-shirts or hats that suggest support for a world view, candidate or political party. It is a broad restriction on speech. With the able assistance of our friends at the Pacific Legal Foundation, and the support of the ACLU, this case will finally be heard....

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