Monthly Archives: December 2011

Live! Tonight! Sold Out!!

Once again, thanks to my lucky dialing finger, I have won some concert tickets from the wonderful people at The Current. This time, I’m thrilled to be seeing Mason Jennings – an artist I’ve featured in a Minnesota Music Monday … Continue reading

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Poll: America’s views most aligned with Jon Huntsman

In what is sure to provide Jon Huntsman’s campaign with a goldmine of a quote, the New York Daily News published the results of a poll which concluded that America’s views are most aligned with Jon Huntsman. If Americans chose their … Continue reading

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Minnesota Music Monday

While it may be a day late, I couldn’t think of a better way to feature this week’s Minnesota artist than with one of the most beloved Christmas songs of all time. And while she may be associated more with … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas

A very Merry Christmas to all our readers, and especially our troops. Thank you for everything you have done for us!

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The Beatles 1966 Christmas Record

Last year we welcomed Christmas by shining the spotlight on the brilliant Beatles 1967 Christmas record, Christmas Time Is Here Again.  While none of their other Christmas fan club discs matched 1967 for sheer creativity and humor, 1966’s surpassed it … Continue reading

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The Dark Horse

This week we get to merge our two favorite topics, The Beatles and Jon Huntsman.  The Washington Examiner published an Op-Ed by Adam Silbert today entitled “Huntsman Could Be The Dark Horse.”  Here’s a sample. First, Huntsman has the most … Continue reading

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Jon Huntsman’s CNN Op-Ed on North Korea

Jon Huntsman wrote a magnificent Op-Ed for CNN today detailing the steps America should take in the aftermath of the death of Kim Jong-Il.  As the United States Ambassador to China  from 2009-2011 and former Ambassador to Singapore, Jon has … Continue reading

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Jon Huntsman picks up two NH newspaper endorsements

As Jon Huntsman moves up in the polls (almost exactly as we predicted a few weeks ago) in the run-up to the New Hampshire Primary on January 10, he has scored two important newspaper endorsements this morning.  Both the Keene Sentinel … Continue reading

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Beatles Song of the Week

This week’s song has a special place in The Beatles catalog of unreleased material.  Most Beatles fans know this song as the song that took 105 takes to record (yet it still did not make The Beatles).  But I tend … Continue reading

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Video: The Huntsman-Gingrich Debate

Three words.  Not. Even.Close. Newt Gingrich must have felt fairly confident going into Monday’s Lincoln-Douglas debate. His only previous challenge in that format came from Herman Cain, who clearly wasn’t up to the challenge.  And when you consider that this … Continue reading

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Minnesota Music Monday

It’s been a little while since I’ve featured a great Minnesota artist and I can’t think of a better way to get back in the groove than this week’s artist – Brother Ali. This first song was recorded in The … Continue reading

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The Turning Point

In two days Jon Huntsman will debate Newt Gingrich in a “Lincoln-Douglas” format in Manchester, New Hampshire.  This debate could be a major turning point in the GOP nomination process as Governor Huntsman will have an opportunity to expand on … Continue reading

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An Evening with Jon Huntsman

As Gripweed reported last night, I was given the opportunity to meet Governor Jon Huntsman last night in Minneapolis, and I wanted to give a detailed account of my evening. When I heard that Governor Huntsman would be in town … Continue reading

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Can’t Get Enough

The Current has once again introduced me to another up-and-coming artist: Gotye (pronounced Go-tee-yea). It’s gotten to the point where I even woke up with this song in my head the other morning. I think the video is about as … Continue reading

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Our Greatest Huntsman Hits

Thanks to some great advertising by the Jon2012girls on Twitter we have been seeing a lot of traffic this evening.  Since there is nothing blogwise that is more important to us than seeing Jon Huntsman win the GOP nomination for … Continue reading

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When Dreams Come True

Who says dreams can’t come true?  A few days ago MPR ran a quick note saying that Jon Huntsman would be hosting a fundraiser at the Minneapolis Club in downtown Minneapolis.  Seeing an opportunity for Drae to meet her political … Continue reading

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Beatles Song Of The Week

For John. (October 9, 1940 – December 8, 1980)

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Why America Needs Jon Huntsman

As Jon Huntsman is increasingly gaining momentum in the race for the GOP nomination for president we thought it would be a good idea to elaborate on our reasons for supporting his candidacy.  We initially discussed Governor Huntsman’s merits in … Continue reading

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Newt’s Al Gore Moment

We all know the famous boast from Al Gore that he “invented the Internet” (in fairness it was misquoted and taken out of context, but those are the breaks in politics and media).  Well it seems that Newt Gingrich may … Continue reading

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