March 1-2, 2013 Civitas Conservative Leadership Conference, Marriott Crabtree Valley Hotel, Raleigh, NC. March 15, 2013 Seventh Congressional District GOP Banquet, Bemidji Sandford Center, Bemidji, MN March 16, Secured Retirement Advisors Summit, Sheraton Hotel, Minnetonka, MN March 30, St. Cloud TBA April 27, 2013 Taxpayers Rally, St. Paul, MN
While the usual suspects remain ever vigilant for any hint of political malfeasance involving Rep. Michele Bachmann, Sens. Al Franken and Amy Klobuchar get off scot-free for voting in favor of Obamacare’s medical devices tax before they were against it.
How is it that our Minnesota media (broadcast, print and especially online) can be so attuned to the supposed shortcomings of one conservative congresswoman, but so laudatory over the unsuccessful efforts of two Democratic senators to delay a new tax on a crucial state industry? Continue reading →
Selective editing by our liberal friends in the mainstream media is becoming a bit of an epidemic. Recently, MSNBC edited video making it look as though second amendment advocates were interrupting a witness at a congressional hearing on gun control when in fact he had asked the audience a question. You might recall the parent network, NBC, didn’t give the complete story on the Zimmerman-Martin dispatch call. So in the interests of piling on here’s a classic from the archives on global warming you might like.
Blame it on academic hubris, but the specter of a few elites badmouthing a revolution in online education is about as easy to swallow as the price of college tuition these days.
In case you weren’t aware — and ironically enough, thanks to the online efforts of Slate.com and the news board Reddit — a backlash ensued last fall when the Chronicle of Higher Education reported that Minnesota statutes prohibited the offering of online courses through Coursera.
The California-based company has teamed up with more than 30 prestigious universities — from Harvard to Duke to Stanford (where two professors developed the online platform) — to offer classwork that the American Council on Education may soon recommend for college credit. Continue reading →
The program that replaced the Jason Lewis Show on 106.1 WRDU Raleigh, the “The Daily Wrap,” has announced it will end in 90 days as The Wall Street Journal Radio Network has decided to pull the plug. Hmmm…no doubt we’ve burned some bridges at ‘RDU given our on-air critique (pursuant to so many of your calls) of the decision, but if enough listeners call the station’s GM @ 919-878-1500, well…who knows? Of course, if you’re in any other market listening to this program, let ‘em know you’ve got a replacement in mind. Crazy time to be in the radio biz.