In Ely there is a schism,
caused by filiopietism *,
but Elyites tell mining jobs are the sell
and NO to clean water environmentalism!
* “the tragic circle”
The Lesson of the Monkeys-The Tragic Circle
From: February 7, 2012uncategorizedcognitive science, culture, politics Jason Wells, http://jason.wells.me/3551
Iron Range Politicians demand fealty from St. Louis County Board regarding a BWCA land swap to benefit Copper mining in Northeastern Minnesota, all their subterfuge aside.
In a meeting intended for business so urgent that it cannot be delayed till the next meeting on January 8th, St. Louis County Commissioners passed a resolution […]
I see no reason why I can’t just stick with my opening statement that after a hundred years of open pit iron mining near cities like Virginia and Eveleth they are like two islands of humanity in a sea of mining dumps and pits. When I mentioned that all people had to do was take […]
Frank Moe and his Huskies The Race To Protect Minnesota from Acid Mine Drainage
SLED DOGS TO ST. PAUL – Sunday and Monday events in Duluth, Thursday at the Capitol. Reminder – March 4, Duluth Lester Park Event 3-4 pm (Lester Park Pavilion 61st Ave. East and Superior St) March 5, West Duluth Munger […]
Ely Buzz Blog 29 February 2012; Gordon’s Got Me Buzzing, by Iron Mike Hillman
I’ve seen a long of strange things happen at the Ely City Hall, but last night was one of those nights that will long linger in my memory. About a month ago someone sent me an anonymous letter. As soon as […]
VIDEO Thanks to Kristin Larsen, chair of the St. Louis County DFL who provided The UpTake with this unedited video of the forum and the UpTake for posting this VIDEO. This video give you an opportunity to hear from all three DFL candidates desirous of replacing the highly vulnerable GOP Congressman Chip Cravaack. The candidates […]
Tommy Missed the Point-Of Course
When Tommy Rukavina wrote his counterpoint to the two part article I wrote contrasting Vermilion Range iron mining to the proposed copper nickel mining, he was so far off base, I wondered if he had really read it at all. As several people pointed out in their responses to […]
Beatings by Rukavina
Tommy Rukavina’s reaction to the article below by Mike Hillman, comments made by Bob Tammen and I believe current citizen backlash against Non-Ferrous (Sulfide Rock) mining can be felt in these recent comments he made in a letter to the Editor of the Timberjay.
Taconite dollars kept the tourist “economy” afloat, says […]
Failure of MN State Agencies to protect our water
Watch the VIDEO of Ely Tuesday Group presentation. The slides that Paul Danicic presented during his presentation to the Ely Tuesday Group showed only a few but some of the major faults in the Copper Mining sales pitch we have been hearing for the last few […]