Sen. Al Franken (DFL-MN) will introduce and Rep. Richard Nugent (R-FL) has already introduced the Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Act. This bill helps people in the criminal justice system get the mental health help they need. Continue Reading
We all knew the fear blasts from the proponents of the so-called “marriage”constitutional amendment would hit the airwaves right about now. We knew they’d use the basest fear-mongering appealing to the worst in people. Continue Reading
On the steps of Central Lutheran Church in downtown Minneapolis, the Minnesota Council of Churches announced that they were joining the coalition of groups opposing the constitutional amendment to restrict voting rights. The MCC represents upwards of 1 million Minnesotans from the following denominations:
Minneapolis blogger and neighborhood activist John Hoff got himself in huge trouble a while back. He busted Jerry Moore for participating in a mortgage fraud scheme. The result was the University of Minnesota fired Moore. This is what bloggers are supposed to do, right? Fight for justice and all that is good? What’s “trouble”about that?
In your neighborhood, on your block and probably even people you know have been foreclosed upon. Where I live in Minneapolis there are blocks where nearly half the homes are foreclosed. We read horror story after horror story. The banks are corrupt and incorrigible. And there doesn’t seem to be an end in sight.