Entries by Anne Laurie

Tuesday Morning Open Thread: Keep Fighting (It’s Worth It)

A perennial theme, really works well here — exposes the "drain the swamp" hypocrisy and ties GOP Congress to Trump. https://t.co/jFXcPt4U1p — Kevin M. Kruse (@KevinMKruse) May 22, 2018 Great News https://t.co/pbjV8RTIxd — Dan Pfeiffer (@danpfeiffer) May 21, 2018 … The first planks of the “A Better Deal” platform, released last year, focused on the […]

Late Night Schadenfreude Open Thread: Confusion & Defeat to Them All

Trump associate Roger Stone tells NBC he may have criminal exposure on some "extraneous crime, pertaining to my business" and that he is prepared to be indicted by Mueller. Says they won't find any collusion. https://t.co/ShPAvn0wmA — Byron Tau (@ByronTau) May 20, 2018 Who among us doesn't have "extraneous crime" just lying around to be […]

Open Thread: Popular, Yet Divisive, Culture

President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama have entered into a multi-year agreement to produce films and series for Netflix, potentially including scripted series, unscripted series, docu-series, documentaries, and features. — Netflix US (@netflix) May 21, 2018 so many toxic punisher fans are facing a dilemma rn https://t.co/XntFHKBGcz — zeddy (@Zeddary) May 21, 2018 Don’t read […]

Cat “Semi-Bleg” — Houston Area

From commentor Kirk S: The background: I live in an apartment complex in Houston – been here for three years now. There’s a cat colony in our section that has an extremely prolific mother. Unfortunately she’s also very smart about traps and completely opposed to a hand or other human body part within a couple […]

Monday Morning Open Thread: The Best Revenge Is A Life Well Lived

“Get there. Be successful. And then come back and help somebody else, from the school or your community.” —@MichelleObama’s words of wisdom for the next generation of leaders. pic.twitter.com/aNnRIOG3rU — The Obama Foundation (@ObamaFoundation) May 21, 2018 Young People Keep Marching After Parkland, This Time to Register to Vote via @NYTimes https://t.co/jshN6nlDDH — John Harwood […]

Repub Venality Open Thread: Go Away, Smarmy Dubya Minion

I trust Mueller to pursue the truth, but his hirings create the appearance of bias: 82% of his lawyers are Ds. 71% of them have contributed money to D candidates/causes. Mueller’s lawyers donated $80,257. Ds got 77,507 (97%) while Rs got $2,750 (3%). https://t.co/w8OF570wGv — Ari Fleischer (@AriFleischer) May 19, 2018 KellyAnne Conway’s husband (a […]