Entries by Anne Laurie

Open Thread: It’s All Fun & Games Until Pence Gets His Hands on the Rapture Nuclear Codes

Trump: I’m a dictator! His staff: (mutters) Well, you’re half right about that, Julius Seizure. https://t.co/sL9RGj3hLz — The Hoarse Whisperer (@HoarseWisperer) April 22, 2019 .@Kevinliptakcnn and I reported over the weekend that, in wake of the Mueller report, Trump has been seeking assurances from his current staff that his orders are being treated like those […]

Calling the Traitor(s) in the White House to Account

Elijah Cummings says that even if the House moves to impeach Trump and the Senate votes against it, "history would smile upon us for standing up for the Constitution."Via CBSpic.twitter.com/OPrjACfQFN — Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) April 21, 2019 Counter-argument, which refutes itself in the person of the panty-sniffer making it: Ken Starr says Democrats shouldn't pursue […]

Monday Morning Open Thread: Good Dog, Bad ‘Dogs’…

Oil rig crew rescues a dog swimming 135 miles off Thailand https://t.co/LlvDvWB2ph — The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) April 17, 2019 Vitisak Payalaw and his crew were working on an oil rig 135 miles off the southern coast of Thailand on Friday when they spotted something unexpectedly bobbing in the gentle waves. It was a dog. […]

Wrapping Up the Weekend Open Thread

Hey, fam, are we still doing "this is the future liberals want" jokes? pic.twitter.com/pVHBRAOICL — Dirk Lester (@Dirk2112) April 21, 2019 it’s easter in the USA baby pic.twitter.com/dZlsYnWfVZ — atlas slugged ? (@generalslug) April 21, 2019 Easter Sunday is the Evangelical Solstice. It’s the day when professed values are the furthest away from lived values. […]

Muellergate Open Thread: All the President’s Minions

It's not exactly poignant but it's really striking the way that, except for a handful of devoted dimwit lifers, everyone in Trump's actual orbit plainly holds him in the lowest possible regard. — David Roth (@david_j_roth) April 18, 2019 At least the Nixon people put a little effort into it. — Charles P. Pierce (@CharlesPPierce) […]