Entries by Anne Laurie

Cat Rescue Bleg – Houston Area

From “long-time lurker” Aryeh Warmflesh: Last night, my kids took in a stray cat they found in a mall parking lot but we can’t keep her. A very beautiful gray cat, female, about 1 year old, I think. No collar, we took it to the vet this morning to check and no microchip. She’s extremely […]

Nicely Played, Senator Warren

Message from my favorite Senator, just as I was about to go to bed… … I’m not afraid of the facts, so today we’re launching a new Fact Squad website for anyone who wants see the facts for themselves: http://www.elizabethwarren.com/heritage This new website has more than you’d ever want to know about the smears, made-up […]

Monday Morning Open Thread

(Tom Toles via GoComics.com) . I’m not on board w the notion that Repubs fear vote fraud. I think they try to _create fear_ about vote fraud to justify their voter suppression efforts, which are about getting and keeping power. https://t.co/qhspDkmTs1 — Dana Houle (@DanaHoule) October 14, 2018 ALERT: The Trump administration has a plan […]

Open Thread: You’re Never So Old That Your Parents Can’t Embarrass You

One of my favorite things I’ve ever written because it’s about Twitter. https://t.co/85YAjBmRRI pic.twitter.com/6qxzZRncs6 — Molly Jong☠️Fast (@MollyJongFast) October 12, 2018 … Without Twitter, there would be no Trump. And given what we’ve learned about Russian troll farms, there would certainly be no President Trump… But this week gave us one of those rare occurrences […]

Sunday Morning Garden Chat: Redesigning

Looks like we have *finally* come to the end of this hellish summer, so I might actually be able to do some much-needed work in my sad neglected yard. Of course, not all gardeners are as wimpy. Here are some photos that have been waiting in the queue for some six weeks, from commentor Susie: […]

Saturday Morning Open Thread: IMPOLITE ARROGANT WOMAN!

“You know when I was a kid growing up, a lot of things were sacred in our country. Women were sacred, looked upon with great honor. That's obviously not the case anymore, as we've seen from recent cases.” — John Kelly last year https://t.co/d86FF7Kw1W — Irin Carmon (@irin) October 11, 2018 Yeah, used to be […]

Donald Trump, Tax Fraud, and His Fellow GOP Thieves/Enablers

"Expect Democrats to immediately try to force President Trump to release his tax returns if they take back the House in November, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday." (by @jfwildermuth for @sfchronicle) https://t.co/6j9ASyDhdT — Zach Everson (@Z_Everson) October 11, 2018 lol like any Dem with a remote shot of the nomination isn't already super public […]