Entries by Betty Cracker

Rest in Peace, Greg Lake

Rock-and-roll lost another one in this terrible year. Via the Beeb: Greg Lake, who fronted both King Crimson and Emerson, Lake and Palmer, has died aged 69. One of the founding fathers of progressive rock, the British musician is known for songs including In the Court of the Crimson King and his solo hit I […]

Keith Ellison Clears a Hurdle

Today, Rep. Keith Ellison removed one of the barriers to his bid to become DNC chair: He said he’d step down as congressman if elected: WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison will vacate his congressional seat if he wins the chairman job at the Democratic National Committee, he told the Star Tribune Wednesday morning. Ellison […]

Après nous le déluge

If you’re looking for an uplifting post, keep scrolling. This one is just a reminder that not only has the Republican president-elect undermined faith in American democracy with an outrageous lie about millions committing voter fraud to award his opponent a record-breaking popular vote victory, but as of this weekend, the four most powerful Republicans […]