Conservative News
2024 legislature ends with a whimper

2024 legislature ends with a whimper

The left-wing energy agenda at the Minnesota legislature was, thankfully, much less ambitious than their 2023 program. Tucked into the 2,800-page last-second omnibus bill are a handful of wins for the “clean energy” lobby. The centerpiece of the 2024 agenda...

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Copper needs for green transition “impossible” to meet

Copper needs for green transition “impossible” to meet

A report by the International Energy Forum found that manufacturing 100% electric vehicles by 2035 would require 55% more new mines than would have to open otherwise. To meet “business-as-usual,” needs between 2018 and 2050 will require 115% more copper than...

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“Saint Michael Brown” and the anti-police movement

“Saint Michael Brown” and the anti-police movement

Michael Brown would have turned 28 yesterday.  But Brown died 10 years ago because he chose to rob a convenience store in Ferguson Missouri, assault the owner who tried to stop him, and then fight with and attempt to disarm the lone police officer, Daren...

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Capitol Watch: Strong finish for conservatives

Capitol Watch: Strong finish for conservatives

The 2024 Minnesota legislative session came crashing to a close Sunday night at midnight with Republicans in both the House and Senate shouting into their microphones as Democrats shut down debate and rammed through a massive 2,860-page spending and policy...

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George Floyd Square: four years later

George Floyd Square: four years later

With the upcoming 4th anniversary of Floyd’s death, we revisit the intersection of 38th St. and Chicago Ave. in south Minneapolis. We’ve edited down this latest visit to a 51-second video: It’s been almost four years since that fateful Memorial Day (May 25,...

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Rideshare fiasco torpedoes DFL’s legislative agenda

Rideshare fiasco torpedoes DFL’s legislative agenda

The best and the worst of Minnesota was on display on Sunday night. The best: In game seven on their series against the Denver Nuggets, the Timberwolves, who found themselves 15 points down at half time, came back to win 98-90 and book an date with the Dallas...

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How Does Minnesota Really Get Its Electricity?

How Does Minnesota Really Get Its Electricity?

A report released on April 30 claims that Minnesota generated 54% of its electricity from “carbon-free” sources in 2023. But is it true? That 54% headline figure for “carbon-free,” or “zero-emissions,” sources also include nuclear power alongside wind, solar,...

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a tour of dystopian Lake Street

a tour of dystopian Lake Street

Thursday morning, I drove over to South Minneapolis to document anew some of the carnage to be found in the once thriving city. We’ve edited what I saw down to a 58-second video posted on YouTube: As it happened, we included video of an abandoned White Castle...

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Minnesota’s Economic News — W/E 5/17/24

Minnesota’s Economic News — W/E 5/17/24

State and local taxes and spending NFIB: Minnesota Paid Leave Price Tag Skyrockets – Again Minnesota Reformer: DEED says Minnesota paid leave program will start with 25% higher payroll tax than first proposed KROC: Rochester School Board Considers $19.4...

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Feeding Our Future trial: the endless parade of swag

Feeding Our Future trial: the endless parade of swag

As we close out another week of the trial in Minneapolis, prosecutors have featured many of the (alleged) ill-gotten gains of the free-food scheme. A survey of recent headlines: ‘The next multi-millionaires will be you and me’ • Minnesota Reformer....

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