Protest organizers have been quite to distance themselves from the killing of two New York police officers over the weekend, claiming that the #BlackLivesMatter movement is nonviolent and peaceful. While there certainly may be some among the movement committed to nonviolent expression, the tolerance and even endorsement of rights-violating protest has invited an escalation of violence.
While Sony’s cancellation of a film release in the face of terror threats may seem unimportant, it stands as a sad testament to our corrupt legal environment, our deteriorating culture, and the negligence of our government.
Walter addresses students at Crown College on the relevance of politics to their pursuit of happiness and the power of words to shape the culture and change the future.
A Minnesota mother faces charges of medicating her sick child with marijuana, even though such action will be legal under passed legislation in a matter of months.
Find out what it takes to convince two of the most partisan, liberal Democrats to vote against a massive government spending bill which Republicans helped pass.
A fascinating story out of Los Angeles regarding the impact of traffic avoidance apps on residential sides streets demonstrates the failures of public infrastructure. Consider how a truly free market could do it better.
Outgoing Democrat Speaker of the Minnesota House Paul Thissen recently accused the incoming Republican majority of dividing Minnesotans with a focus on perceived disparities between Greater Minnesota and the Twin Cities metro. When are we going to get a speech from Thissen condemning his party’s divisive rhetoric on class and race? Why politics will always be divisive, for better and for worse.
Outgoing Congresswoman Michelle Bachmann (R-MN) dropped a subtle hint in a recent Associated Press interview that she may be considering a 2016 presidential run. The piece highlights Bachmann’s high-profile career bucking the political establishment, even within her own party. Published in the Minneapolis Star Tribune, the report reads:
As she wrapped up her congressional business this past week, Bachmann said she is determined to play a role in the next presidential election. The possibility of Democrats nominating Hillary Rodham Clinton will make the voices of Republican women more important than ever, she said.
“I occupy a very unique space,” she said. “I am the only woman who has been in presidential debates on the Republican ticket.”
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Following up on an interview with Craig Westover on Monday’s program, where he called upon the GOP to take a definitive stand on the #BlackLivesMatter protests erupting across the nation, we consider what such a stand might look like, informed by a law professor’s op-ed.
Retired journalist and former communications director of the Republican Party of Minnesota, Craig Westover, joins the program to discuss a recent article he authored calling on the MNGOP to take a stand on the #BlackLivesMatter protests which have erupted across the nation.