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Christianity, Politics, Sports and Me
Quick Hits: Volume LXXI
After giving serious consideration to running for Senate in 2014, conservative radio talk show host Jason Lewis cited the "Establishment Party" as the reason he is not entering the fray .
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Writing workshops at Maine Media
A workshop in late-night comedy writing led by one of the craft's most acclaimed masters is one of the new writing workshops on tap at Maine Media Workshops + College this summer.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
KELO-TV Sioux Falls
SD's Senators Agree On More Oversight Of NSA
South Dakota's U.S. Senators say they haven't been briefed in detail on the National Security Agency's surveillance program, but they both agree there needs to be more oversight.
Is it treason yet?
Glenn Beck and Michael Moore are among those calling leaker Edward Snowden a hero.
Senator Al Franken: from SNL spoofer to NSA surveillance hawk
Al used to be a funny guy. Now, he's not. Make no mistake about it, if Bush were president at the moment, Little Al would be attacking him mercilessly.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Whitewater Watershed Part of First Trial Program
Some big changes are coming for some Minnesota farmers, and the state's water quality.
How Al Franken Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Big Brother
They're trying to justify these warrantless wiretaps by saying "Oh, it's al Qaida!" One guy is saying it's just al Qaida -- the Hayden guy, and then on the other hand, you hear from the FBI that they were inundated with referrals on all kinds of stuff with these calls, so much so that they couldn't get to their real work, and that none of the ... (more)
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Al Franken Defends NSA Surveillance
"I can assure you that this isn't about spying on the American people," Senator Al Franken told local media.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Customer Interaction Solutions
Tracking Retail Shoppers is an Emerging Field for Research and...
GLASTONBURY, Conn., May 30 -- The Marketing Research Association issued the following news: Instead of asking hundreds of questions to respondents over a series of surveys to tease out their preferences and interests when visiting an Acme Retail Store, why not just track their real-world behavior once they get there? A growing number of research ... (more)
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Farm Bill Amendments, Presidential Nominees, and the Shaheen-Portman...
With the Memorial Day recess over and the next break a month away, Congress is firming up its summer agenda.
Al Franken is a grandfather
Funnyman Al Franken has become a grandfather. The former Saturday Night Live regular-turned-Minnesota Senator and his wife Franni were celebrating on Thursday after their daughter Thomasin gave birth to a little boy.
Sun Jun 02, 2013
'101 Best Written TV Series Of All Time' From WGA/TV Guide: Complete List
The list was determined through online voting by WGAW and WGAE members. A follow-up to the WGA's 101 Greatest Screenplays , the "TV 101" list honors classic, trailblazing series and miniseries, as well as current and critically acclaimed programs, from comedies and dramas to variety/talk and children's programming.
Not Yet National News: Fla. Dem Congressman's Chief of Staff...
This has to be an imaginary story, right? Most Democrats and others on the left continue to insist that voter fraud is not a problem, even in the face of examples like Minnesota U.S. Senator Al Franken, whose 312-vote "victory" margin in 2008 may have entirely consisted of illegal votes by felons in just one county.
Wed May 29, 2013
Self-affirmation beats stress'
Franken, a comedian in the 1990s, brought us what is undoubtedly one of the most well-known - and cringe-worthy - affirmations of all time through his Saturday Night Live character Stuart Smalley.
The Heartland Institute
Lies, Damned Lies, and the a oeAffordable Care Acta
"You're going to come across people in your life who will say all the right words at all the right times.
Tue May 28, 2013
Taking Back the Tundra: an After-Action Report
Tonight AM 1280 the Patriot, the station on which we formerly had our local radio show, sponsored an event called "Taking Back the Tundra," featuring Hugh Hewitt.
Commencement speeches mirror America; two of five grads will go to jail
They fan out across the nation to deliver messages of inspiration, support and advice to the nation's latest crop of college graduates.
'Saturday Night Live' Still Paying Out to Former Cast Member Who's Now a Politician
"Saturday Night Live" is still paying out for a former cast member who was on the show from 1975 through the mid-1990s and who currently serves as a Democratic senator from Minnesota, reports the New York Post .
Sun May 26, 2013
Franken gets last laugh
The Minnesota Democrat looked to be a top GOP pickoff target next year after his agonizing seven-month recount and legal battle put him in the Senate in 2009 by a mere 312 votes.
Fri May 24, 2013
Christianity, Politics, Sports and Me
AK for AG?
It would appear U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder lied , under oath, to Congress last week.