Entries by Anne Laurie

Tuesday Morning Open Thread: Learning NOTHING from History

(Jeff Danziger’s website) . Thank you Mr. President for the support. I hope that over the course of the campaign I also earn the support and endorsement of the people of Utah. — Mitt Romney (@MittRomney) February 20, 2018 Mitt Romney is once again trying to kill me — and his own chances. (There’s only […]

Late Night Olympics Open Thread: Dancing on Ice

8 years ago in Vancouver 2010, @tessavirtue and @ScottMoir 🇨🇦 won Gold. They just did it again! @ISU_Figure @teamcanada @tessavirtue @ScottMoir pic.twitter.com/u1KxiszoTh — Olympics (@Olympics) February 20, 2018 . As a devout animist, of course I was much interested in Yuzuru Hanyu’s Abe no Seimei themed performance. Found this Youtube fan short which might be […]

Proof of Life: Iowa Meet-Up

. Per always-interesting commentor Dorothy A. Winsor (formerly IOL): Stinger and I met [Saturday], along with her sister. Here’s proof of life. Left to right: Dorothy A. Winsor/IOL, Stinger, Stinger’s sister Joyce. Thanks, DAW! As a reminder… Anyone wants a meet-up in their neighborhood, all you need is an announcement and a general date and/or […]

Russiagate Open Thread: Exposing the Tinpot Dictator Squatting in the Oval Office

(Matt Davies via GoComics.com) . It’s a tragic status that’s getting noticed more & more… forget the kids in critical from multiple GSWs, please donate so President Galaxybrain can sit on Pence's shoulders and wave at the army men https://t.co/PQ7HF8AUOy — Zeddy (@Zeddary) February 19, 2018 The Pentagon is considering soliciting donations to fund the […]

Monday Morning Open Thread: Mean Shouty Granpa Having A Bad Weekend

“White House aides advised the president against golfing so soon after the tragedy, so Trump spent much of the holiday weekend watching cable television news and grousing to club members and advisers.” https://t.co/QXApCb6tNF — Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) February 19, 2018 Uneasy squats the arse that warms a throne… and one can only hope it’s chafing […]

Olympics Open Thread: Keeping It Positive!

I dreamt that @Adaripp skated to Read U Wrote U ?? pic.twitter.com/s3swCkjXlz — Dan (@idkidk) February 16, 2018 . From NYMag, “That Shirtless Tonga Hunk Is Mighty Proud of His 114th-Place Olympic Finish”: … Pita Taufatofua, a taekwondo athlete who was propelled into the international spotlight at the 2016 Olympics thanks to his above-satisfactory chest […]

Russiagate Open Thread: Has Manafort’s Crony Rick Gates Flipped?

21 individuals and entities so far charged or guilty in the Russian investigation. Including Trump's National Security Advisor, Campaign Chairman, Deputy Campaign Chair/Inaugural fundraiser, a foreign policy advisor, and a close confidante of Vladimir Putin. And it ain't over. — Zeddy (@Zeddary) February 18, 2018 Well, it would explain some of pants-pissing tantrums on His […]