Entries by Anne Laurie

(Malignant) White Peoples’ Problems

Hat tip to commentor Alison for Colorlines’ “Minuteman Vigilante Shawna Forde Convicted for Brisenia Flores’ Murder“: This afternoon a Pima County, Arizona, jury found Minuteman border vigilante Shawna Forde guilty on two counts of first-degree murder for killing nine-year-old Brisenia Flores and her father Raul Flores Jr. in May 2009, the Arizona Daily Star reported. […]

Early Morning Open Thread: Bard

From commentor Moses2317, back in early December: This is Moses2317, an occasional commenter on Balloon Juice and also the creator, along with my spouse, of the blog Winning Progressive. Yesterday afternoon, we adopted a shelter dog named Bard from a shelter in suburban Chicago. We don’t know a lot about Bard, except that he was […]

NIXONLAND III: “Reagan” & “Long Hot Summer”

Herewith Nixon takes great strides in assembling his retrograde cast of trolls, thugs, and shills — Pat Buchanan, Bill Safire, the Haldeman/Ehrlichman ‘twins’, Maurice Stans — the Merry CREEPSters who would do so much damage to our country for the next forty years and counting. But I didn’t know that the smart money, or at […]