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Growing a beard

Posted by Charles II on July 5, 2011

The Longest Way 1.0 – one year walk/beard grow time lapse from Christoph Rehage on Vimeo.

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MN GOP Legislators, Leaders Melting Down As Voters Ream Them Out Over Shutdown

Posted by Phoenix Woman on July 5, 2011

What happens to Michael Brodkorb when he comes into contact with reality.

State Republican legislators have been getting reamed out by their constituents this weekend over forcing the state to shut down:

As Republican Sen. Ted Daley hustled up Yankee Doodle Road in the lineup for Eagan’s Fourth of July parade, some of his constituents wondered loudly why he wasn’t at the state Capitol 10 miles to the north trying to end the state government shutdown that was in its fourth day.

“Go get your job done!” shouted Bill Egan, a 52-year-old salesman who said he’s disgusted by the standoff between Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and the Republicans who control the Legislature.

The pressure caused by the growing public anger with Republicans over forcing the shutdown (and yes, the public does blame the Republicans for it, by a three-to-one margin) — coupled with the knowledge that, unlike Dayton, every single state legislator is up for reelection next year, and that the last time the state Republicans forced a shutdown in 2005, they lost control of the Minnesota House in 2006 — may well be what has caused several prominent Republicans who follow the Tony Sutton and Michael Brodkorb boorishness model to not only utterly lose their poo in public, but to think that losing one’s poo in public is somehow a strategically wise move.

The Republicans’s booing of Governor Dayton during his speech announcing the shutdown is one example. Here’s another example, courtesy of state senator Mike Parry (R-Waseca) via the Mankato Free Press: Read the rest of this entry »

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