FREE SPEECH ZONE | If Andy Taylor Were President

After hearing about the death of Andy Griffith and lamenting his passing, I was thinking about what it would be like if Andy Taylor were President on this Fourth of July.I seriously doubt he’d be a member of the Republican or Democratic party in this era, he had too much respect for himself and others to be reduced to a political caricature. Although he leaned progressive, Andy Griffith, the person, declined invitations from the democrats to run for office on more than one occasion. I think Andy Taylor would have done the same. In speaking about the enduring legacy of the, “Andy Griffith Show”, the actor once said it was about, “love”. It seems there isn’t much these days in American politics that reflects that quality, unless you count the love of money and power. I imagine President Andy Taylor would have been a humble, compassionate and strong leader, just like the Sheriff of Mayberry. Continue Reading

Congressman Keith Ellison Talks About The Middle East And More

Congressman Keith Ellison joins Radio Free Nation for a conversation about US Foreign Policy in the Middle East and Africa. Ellison also discussed the Coleman V Franken trial and the rise of extremism in America. To download or listen to the podcast, visit:
U.S. Congressman Keith Ellison (D-Minneapolis) and U.S. Congressman Luis Gutierrez (D-Ilinois) join community members for an assembly on Immigration on Sunday afternoon, June 14th from 2:30pm to 4pm at Incarnation Church in South Minneapolis. Continue Reading

Contentious Voter ID Hearing

Yesterday at the State Capitol things turned from Minnesota nice to Minnesota not so nice as Rep. Steve Emmer and former Secretary of State Rep. Continue Reading