We don’t have a President so much as we have a Don. He’s the guy in charge, without question. He wants to rule with an iron fist. He’s that guy at a barbecue who drinks way too much and talks way too loud.

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Art is among the best expressions of free speech. I am always bothered, and often outraged, when an artist comes under fire. Art is a necessary part of society because it can challenge our beliefs and our norms. In a free society, we must constantly question authority. Art is an excellent means of delivering those questions. But in this case an exception must be made…

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Asking for money is gross. It’s uncomfortable, awkward, demeaning, embarrassing, and anxiety-producing. It is decidedly un-Minnesotan. If you are insulted by this post, I completely understand, and I hope we can still be friends.

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I finally had a chance to watch the 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony on HBO. It’s more than four hours long, which for normal people would be nearly impossible to see in one sitting. However my current work situation avails me the opportunity to sit on the couch all afternoon and…

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