Entries by Anne Laurie

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 […]

Sunday Morning Excellent Read / Open Thread: JOY!

Wow. The New York Times profiles my friend and colleague @JoyAnnReid as a "no-nonsense heroine," a traveling investigative reporter, a teacher (literally) — and an anchor who sets out to show why this "is not normal"! Worth reading & sharing: https://t.co/9EFmNckmbL pic.twitter.com/aAe4VzYTuE — Ari Melber (@AriMelber) February 10, 2018 Many of you will have seen […]

Late Night Horrorshow Open Thread: Who Does the NRA Actually Represent?

Everybody tweets about who the NRA gives money to but we still haven't gotten a solid answer about where the NRA gets its money https://t.co/zYV6D2iADG — Zeddy (@Zeddary) February 14, 2018 . Ever wonder if maybe the monsters are already here on Maple Street?… Paul Ryan video mashup: 3 years of arguing against "knee-jerk" reactions […]

Gun Safety Open Thread: The Status Quo Will Continue, Until It Erodes Away

"We can't do anything about guns, it's too deeply ingrained in American culture." — Someone currently in a building where they're not allowed to smoke — Daniel Kibblesmith ?????? (@kibblesmith) February 15, 2018 Kids, pull up a chair and let us olds tell you about when people could smoke ANYWHERE. https://t.co/BRZeZmTyD7 — Donna Gratehouse (@DonnaDiva) […]