Going on an expedition to st paul tonight, should be wild
Sure, I'll try some rejected corn flakes beer
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@britvulcan @lawremipsum I hear you. I'd like to think of MN that way myself. I guess I'm not saying pols shouldn't travel to and meet with all their constituents as much as is possible or reasonable. It's just that when Walz does a "listening tour" as one of his *first* hi-profile moves, it kinda signals that his governing strategy will be generally to try to start with placation and consensus and build from there. That just gives your opponents a magic way to kneecap you at every step.
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I guess realistically you can't do "little to no warning" unless you have super-majorities, which we don't. In which case the way forward is to propose BIG moves like this that benefit everyone, and don't shut up about how they will change all our lives for the better. Then when obstructionists obstruct, you hold them accountable. That's how you move political needles. Not with sit-&-stew hand-wringing sessions.
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Walz's "listening tour" makes me suspect he's another centrist liberal still somehow abused of the notion that conservatives can be niced back to the middle and need only be horse-whispered into acting in good faith.
We'll see how he does. But this Obama-style neutral adulting is not what we need right now imo.
Here is the haiku I wrote instead of doing nanowrimo
(this time with alt text 🙏 )
Annual trip to Menards’s with the kids to get a Christmas tree for $30.
Well, drive home from the office took an hour and forty five minutes. Let us never speak of this again.
Woke up with the ‘Teamwork’ song from Reading Rainbow stuck in my head 🌈 🦋
This 2-part blog post by a Robbinsdale city council member is a really good explainer on how property taxes work in MN. It's probably different than what you think! Many light bulbs went off in my head after I read this.
A bit more complicated than what you expect, but easily within reach of the adulting brain
"If you're anything like me, you've cobbled together an entire career sitting in front of that blank page and forcing yourself to just **start already** with your next piece tackling the issue of how people engage with the craft of writing about writing. Well, you're not alone. 1/"
Turns out that when eating mixed popcorn, one of my kids eats only the cheesy ones and the other eats only the caramel ones.
Alternatively, you could place the romaine and the refrigerator in boiling water
🚨 🥗 🚨 CDC today: throw out all your romaine lettuce right now, and sanitize the drawer in your fridge where you kept it. https://www.cdc.gov/ecoli/2018/o157h7-11-18/index.html
As a preschooler I used to attend exorcisms at people’s houses presided over by my grandfather, AMA
PSA, this seems like a good idea.
Sign Your Address Up For USPS Informed Delivery Before Scammers Do — https://lifehacker.com/sign-your-address-up-for-usps-informed-delivery-before-1830389625
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It's official, Stanek finally conceded. http://www.startribune.com/hutchinson-s-victory-over-stanek-officially-certified/500389941/
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