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‘Vote 2014’ Archives

The Republican Party of Minnesota must start over to begin again

The Republican Party of Minnesota must start over to begin again

Congratulation to Tom Emmer a true winner. (photo: Don Allen (l) with Emmer - IBNN) Congratulations to congressman elect Tom Emmer, a true people’s candidate. As far as Jeff Johnson and Mike McFadden, if your party headquarters has one token black person and you do not go into the “American Black” communities of the Twin Cities, you will [...]

IBNN’s “ROCK THE VOTE” and Rock the Ballot!

IBNN’s “ROCK THE VOTE” and Rock the Ballot!

It doesn't matter where you live.  You will have an opportunity to vote for either one, or two of the following candidates. Understanding politics is understanding that an upset can happen anytime. All it takes are the people of Minnesota to join in resetting politics as usual. Here is my list for the 2014 campaign cycle. If I missed you, you did [...]

Dr. Jack Shepard: The 2014 write-in candidate for U.S Senate who has done more in two-months than Senator Al Franken has in two-years

Dr. Jack Shepard: The 2014 write-in candidate for U.S Senate who has done more in two-months than Senator Al Franken has in two-years

On Nov. 4 you have a choice. Don’t make the wrong one. IBNN NEWS Voter Education Write in Jack Shepard for US Senate 2014 Minneapolis, Minn. - Just because you are black and live in Minnesota does not mean you have to vote for the endorsed DFL candidate for any position. As far as the Republican candidate, not once did Mike McFadden [...]

Mississippi, Burned: How the poorest, sickest state got left behind by Obamacare

Mississippi, Burned: How the poorest, sickest state got left behind by Obamacare

By SARAH VARNEY -Politico Mississippi burned? No surprising. (Photo: Politico Magazine - Fair Use) The lunch rush at Tom’s on Main in Yazoo City had come to a close, and the waitresses, after clearing away plates of shrimp and cheese grits, seasoned turnip greens and pitchers of sweet tea, were retreating to the counter to cash out and [...]

ACLU releases data showing racial disparities in low level arrests in Minneapolis

ACLU releases data showing racial disparities in low level arrests in Minneapolis

Violence comes in many forms. (Photo: unveiledandunweaved.wordpress.com - Fair Use) IBNN NEWS related story: IBNN Exclusive: Jack Shepard files federal complaint with U.S. Department of Justice against Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau and others October 28, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 28, 2014 By Jana Kooren, [...]

Hamline University professor David Schultz is guest analyst on The Ron and Don Show – Wednesday at 8:30 p.m.

Hamline University professor David Schultz is guest analyst on The Ron and Don Show – Wednesday at 8:30 p.m.

Hamline University political science professor David Schultz. (photo: Fair Use) To listen on Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. CST, click here. By IBNN NEWS on #BlogTalkRadio Join the award winning BlogTalkRadio program The Ron and Don Show with co-hosts Ronald A. Edwards (Minnesota historian, civil rights activist, television host and the most [...]

IBNN Exclusive: Jack Shepard files federal complaint with U.S. Department of Justice against Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau and others

IBNN Exclusive: Jack Shepard files federal complaint with U.S. Department of Justice against Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau and others

To read the full complaint, click on the above photo. No candidates running for office has made a statement like the one write-in candidate Jack Shepard has made.  IBNN NEWS was the first to release this information.  By Don Allen, Founder – The Independent Business News Network Minneapolis, Minn. - In hopes to one-day return to [...]

Minneapolis: Powerful Kramer Family Destroying Public Education

Minneapolis: Powerful Kramer Family Destroying Public Education

Please read this story very carefully. Could this be the reason MinnPost is attacking CSI? By Diane Ravitch, Guest Contributor - IBNN NEWS. The Kramer family of Minneapolis will leave as its legacy the destruction of public education in that city. They have devoted their considerable energy and power to building public support for charter [...]

Why not Hannah Nicollet for Minnesota’s next Governor?

Why not Hannah Nicollet for Minnesota’s next Governor?

"Clowns to the left of her, Jokers to the right, her she is, Hannah Nicollet, stuck in the middle with "the people of Minnesota." (photo: The Uptake, edited by IBNN NEWS - Fair Use) I watched a debate last Sunday morning broadcast by Fox 9 News from the campus of Hamline University. I stood traumatized, in shock and no longer able to view [...]

City of Houston demands pastors turn over sermons

City of Houston demands pastors turn over sermons

By Todd Starnes Published October 14, 2014 (Source: FoxNews.com) The city of Houston has issued subpoenas demanding a group of pastors turn over any sermons dealing with homosexuality, gender identity or Annise Parker, the city’s first openly lesbian mayor. And those ministers who fail to comply could be held in contempt of [...]

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