Entries by Anne Laurie

Grifters Gonna Grift: NRA-Sponsored Tragedy Open Thread

(Jack Ohman via GoComics.com) . We should be angry over the inaction, empty words, and “condolences.” We should be angry over the moments of silence that should be screams for change. We should be angry over the politicians that came to SF to campaign and enforce outdated policies that make kids feel unsafe… — Brittany […]

Tuesday Evening Open Thread: Ignorant and Proud of It

(Non Sequitur via GoComics.com) . That was the most deplorable thing my late school-teacher mother could say about anyone… Trump’s tweets include grammatical errors. And some are done by aides on purpose, who relish the scoldings from elites and believe debates over presidential typos fortify the belief within his base that he has the common […]

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 […]