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Can a Vikings Stadium Fit to the East of the Metrodome? #wilfare on Feb 6, 2012 in Minneapolis, Politics, VikingsHow does one fit an NFL stadium to the east of the Metrodome? I’m trying to figure that out. It’s a fun game to play while the Vikings and Vikings fans continue to beg for corporate welfare. The shot above shows the Metrodome via Google M...



Self-Proclaimed “Conservative” Vikings Stadium #Wilfare Queens on Feb 4, 2012 in Politics, VikingsHere is a decent example of how fiscal conservatism breaks down when it’s presented with demands for corporate welfare from NFL franchise owners. The fiscal conservative defends public investments in private businesses when the business is in t...



Destroy the 511 Building to Build a Vikings Stadium? Not Smart. #wilfare on Jan 28, 2012 in Minneapolis, Politics, VikingsThe 511 Building. You’ve probably driven past it numerous times, on your way in/out of downtown Minneapolis to/from I-94 between 5th & 6th streets, but may not know what happens inside. Lester Bagley, Ted Mondale, and the rest of the Minne...



Is Sen. Julianne Ortman Really Familiar with PUC Chair Ellen Anderson’s Voting Record? on Jan 28, 2012 in PoliticsTom Scheck with MPR reported on Friday that the GOP is considering firing Ellen Anderson from her role on the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission on this coming Monday: Deputy Senate Majority Leader Julianne Ortman said today the senate will vote o...



Country AND Western at the Tannehill Opry on Jan 27, 2012 in Music, travelAfter visting Tannehill Historic State Park in Alabama (Interesting history, check it out), Carly and I passed the Tannehill Opry along the road to Birmingham. Check out the sign: Music with no booze can be a tough sell. What’s their secret? Fr...



Vikings Fans Get Angry When Their Season Ticket Subsidy is Questioned #wilfare on Jan 27, 2012 in Politics, VikingsHere is an example comment left on this blog: That’s a strange tactic coming from someone begging for hundreds of millions of public dollars to subsidize his or her private entertainment.