1/16: Morning Communique
CITY PAGES BLOGS
Steve Monaco has your Monday Movie Quiz at Couch Pundit.
With help from the Pentagon's chief laughter instructor, families of National Guard members are learning to walk like a penguin, laugh like a lion, and blurt "ha, ha, hee, hee and ho, ho" when the stress of having a loved one in harm's way arises.
An activist who was arrested after disrupting a Jacksonville City Council meeting in an Aunt Jemima costume has been banned by the council president from attending meetings until the end of March.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Insurance salesman Erik Holmstrom blogs on the issues facing Duluth from a right-leaning perspective at Almost on the Range.
TIME WASTERS [FASHION EDITION]
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"I despise and hate the Christian God the Father. He is my enemy. However, it doesn't mean that I hate all his followers."
-- Minnesota gubernatorial candidate Jonathon "The Impaler" Sharkey, shoring up his base
"The Democrats need candidates whom people can relate to in a personal way, people who understand their lives and their concerns and share their values. And I think that's something Tim can do without even pretending."
-- Bill Clinton, explaining why country singer Tim McGraw could be a formidable politician, and why most Democrats aren't