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September 08, 2008

RNC Anarchy Organized by U of M Employees?

According to a tip I received on our new Red Acephone (h/t to Mr. Brian C. Ledbetter from Snapped Shot), low-level employees at the University of Minnesota were actively involved in the anarchist protests for the 2008 RNC in St. Paul. The tip comes from an article in the Chicago Examiner, which I am unfamiliar with, but since they have a website and a cool page design I am going to assume that they are the Midwest equivalent of the Wall Street Journal for the purposes of this post.

Am I surprised that University Employees are involved in anarchist political groups? About as surprised as I would be to find out that Madonna is whoring around on her husband Guy again, or as surprised as I would be to find out that Kristie Alley gained back all her weight PLUS 20 pounds.

In hindsight, it figures that the protests had a Minnesota Gopher planning them. They were spectacularly uninspiring, and they folded in the fourth quarter on Thursday, just like their football team seems to do on Saturdays.

I sent the link over to Brian's site instead of going directly to the Examiner's site. Brian's got it linked, and I like to reward tips with traffic, ifyouknowwhatImeanandIthinkyoudo.


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posted by Russ from Winterset at 09:53 AM

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