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Tim Brewster Loves Obamacare

Tim Brewster Loves Obamacare

December 6, 2013

I have to imagine that Tim Brewster voted for President Obama. After all, the similarities between the reviled former Gopher football coach and the President are too obvious to miss. President Obama and Tim Brewster are both big on rhetoric. All Gopher fans remember Brewster’s famous proclamation th...

Dems Wants Small Biz Forced Into Union

Dems Wants Small Biz Forced Into Union

April 5, 2013

With declining union membership nationwide and growing distrust of union leadership among workers and the general public, Minnesota's most powerful unions are cashing in on campaign donations they made last fall to help put Democrats in control of state government. HF 950, a bill that would require ...

Gophers are bowl eligible

Gophers are bowl eligible

December 5, 2012

The Minnesota Gophers Football Team clinched post-season bowl eligibility during its wins over Illinois and Purdue several weeks ago. This is quite the success story for a school whose football program was decimated by the incompetencies of former coach Tim Brewster. But that’s not to say that cu...

A mid-semester’s sports review

A mid-semester’s sports review

November 6, 2012

As we enter the month of November, we reach the exciting intersection of winter sports beginning and fall sports looking toward the postseason. Here is a quick review of some fall teams through October 29th and a preview of some winter teams here in Minnesota: Gopher Football To Jerry Kill’s credi...

Be nice to those who have wronged you…unless they are paid

October 2, 2012

The NFL’s newest installment of drama and entertainment has come with the replacement referees. Depending on how closely you’ve followed the downturn of union talks this summer, you may or may not have any particular viewpoint toward the situation, except for one: GET THE REGULAR REFS BACK! If y...

Buying team pride? Or just good business?

Buying team pride? Or just good business?

October 2, 2012

On Thursday, September 20th, the Minnesota Daily published an article detailing the amount of money that the University of Minnesota paid out to non-conference teams for what is referred to as “guarantee” games. Essentially, this means that the larger Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) teams pay out ...

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