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‘VOTE 2013’ Archives

Minnesota historian, activist Ronald A. Edwards reinstated back into the NAACP

Minnesota historian, activist Ronald A. Edwards reinstated back into the NAACP

The Minneapolis branch of the NAACP with and estimates $30,000 in their bank account must make some important decisions on December 13 at the special branch election to be held at New Salem Baptist Church in Minneapolis. The video below is a recording from the Ron and Don Show on BlogTalkRadio with NAACP representative William Jordan. There are [...]

Minneapolis Mayor: Pick Four, Vote Three – send a message, use the guide below to bring change to the City of Minneapolis

Minneapolis Mayor: Pick Four, Vote Three – send a message, use the guide below to bring change to the City of Minneapolis

Use the guide below to make sure Betsy Hodges, Mark Andrew, Dan Cohen and the other carpetbaggers don't become the next mayor of Minneapolis. Pick Three (3) from this photo and make them your choice!  

Educator Shutout of Education Debate

Editor's note: There are powers at work that have an agenda which suppresses information in and around the public sphere. Advocacy and argumentation is limited to a select few who drink the kool aid of Minneapolis' current DFL political plantation. It is clear to us, especially with the editor of this news network seeking an M. Ed, that someone [...]

Minnesota Vikings: Lets just kiss and say Goodbye

Minnesota Vikings: Lets just kiss and say Goodbye

"I can be a Minnesota Viking if they leave." (photo: The Wrong Stuff - fair use) "Turmoil inside and outside of the MSFA just might push the Minnesota Vikings to Los Angeles. This is another teachable moment in Minnesota sports." by Donald Allen, Editor-in-Chief, The Independent Business News Network (Originally published in the Hamline [...]

Minneapolis League of Women Voters at the Heart of DFL Tomfoolery

Minneapolis League of Women Voters at the Heart of DFL Tomfoolery

Editors note: Again the Minneapolis League of Women Voters are attempting to construct an exclusionary mayor's debate for Minneapolis. Of course these DFL friendly's would look at who is raising the most money rather than folks running for "the People." In 2013, it does not matter how much money you raise so Betsy Hodges; Mark Andrew please sit [...]

Saint Paul mayoral candidate Tim Holden turning up the heat after Coleman’s “Sign-Gate 2013”

Saint Paul mayoral candidate Tim Holden turning up the heat after Coleman’s “Sign-Gate 2013”

The City of Saint Paul’s Safety & Inspections website says, “The Department of Safety & Inspections builds and maintains a livable Saint Paul community. We are a proactive, multi-disciplinary organization. We serve the City with strong leadership, creative partnerships, and effective regulatory strategies.” Really? If you’re a [...]

The Ron and Don Show on BlogTalkRadio goes Prime Time

The Ron and Don Show on BlogTalkRadio goes Prime Time

New Day, New Time - The Ron and Don Show, Wednesday's at 8:30 p.m. Tune in on Wednesday, September 4 at 8:30 p.m. to hear the award-winning team of Ronald A. Edwards and Donald Allen . Our new time slot gives us an opportunity to have more listeners than the Saturday programming that still will be available playing podcasts from Wednesday [...]

Minnesota’s Somali community lied to about work on “The People’s Stadium” – Black Minnesotans have no standing in stadium workforce

Minnesota’s Somali community lied to about work on “The People’s Stadium”  – Black Minnesotans have no standing in stadium workforce

Minneapolis weak black leadership dips into the Somali Community. (photo: www.telegraph.co.uk) If I were a white Minnesota contractor, I would be pissed off about the Minnesota Sports Facility (MSFA) playing favorites to any minority-ethnic community. Providing a Stadium Welfare Plan for black contractors is not only wrong, its against every [...]

The Black person you’re standing next to might sell you out: The 2013 Rules of Slavery – we don’t need the Klan, we have acrimonious Black folks

The Black person you’re standing next to might sell you out: The 2013 Rules of Slavery – we don’t need the Klan, we have acrimonious Black folks

Video: The Spook Who Sat By the Door (Part 1): "Organizers of Solidarity Rally and March: Justice 4 Terrance Franklin rally allegedly working with DFL infrastructure and Police." by Donald Allen, Editor-in-Chief – The Independent Business News Network So sad... Minneapolis, MN…Grieving family members, friends and [...]

As far as the Star Tribune sees it, we are all dumb Niggers as it pertains to Terrance Franklin and other dead blacks

As far as the Star Tribune sees it, we are all dumb Niggers as it pertains to Terrance Franklin and other dead blacks

Come on...really? The physical impossibilities of the Star Tribune’s story about the death of Terrance Franklin has become more distorted, twisted and mixed up by the newspapers lack of investigate reporting. We understand they need to be friendly with the city of Minneapolis because they will make a multi-million dollar killing on their land [...]

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