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Nazi in the heartland.

Nazi SS commander living in Minnesota
"A top commander of a Nazi SS-led unit accused of burning villages filled with women and children lied to American immigration officials to get into the United States and has been living in Minnesota since shortly after World War II, according to evidence uncovered by The Associated Press."

posted by edgeways on Jun 14, 2013 - 78 comments

Not imminent, but likely

When the DFL retook the Senate and House in MN last November, amidst the defeat of a referendum to enshrine marriage as one man/one woman in the Minnesota Constitution, there was a lot of speculation what would happen next. Last night bills passed out of committees on both the MN House and Senate (party line votes of 10-7 and 5-3) that would ensure marriage equality for same sex couples. It is now expected to reach the floor after budget bills and votes are presented and voted on. Final passage, while probable, is not guaranteed as some rural DFLers (in the Senate especially) are likely to oppose the bill. There is conversely, at least on Republican Senator, Branden Petersen, co-sponsoring the marriage equality measures). The DFL Gov (Mark Dayton) has indicated he would sign the measure if it reached his desk. Marriage equality could well come to Minnesota by August of 2013
posted by edgeways on Mar 13, 2013 - 55 comments

A gift from God

Rep. Steve Simon, DFL-St. Louis Park, MN. Responding to the Republican push to put banning same sex marrage on the 2012 ballot. (SLYT)
posted by edgeways on May 5, 2011 - 62 comments

Portraits of Home

Portraits of Home: A set of 55 wonderful pictures relating to housing issues in greater Minnesota. This comes from a "Photography Exhibit Documents the Housing Challenges Facing Minnesota's Working Families".
posted by edgeways on Nov 30, 2005 - 10 comments

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