Entries by Betty Cracker

Ding Dong (Open Thread)

Friends, let us savor (even though the fare is provided by Politico): ‘I’m worried’: Allies fear NRA has lost its power in Washington The National Rifle Association’s internal turmoil is preventing the once-mighty organization from crafting a plan to blunt the latest gun control push, highlighting the group’s weakness at a crucial political moment. The […]

Meaningless Poll Open Thread

Fresh poll of likely caucus-goers in Iowa has good news for Senator Warren’s campaign: So, instead of Warren and Sanders duking it out for the lefty vote, it looks like Biden and Sanders are having the Battle of the Retreads. Excerpt from an article in Iowa Starting Line: Elizabeth Warren’s early investment in Iowa is […]

Trump all up in the tubes

This White House proposal to regulate social media moderation could be one of the bloated, mangy shitgibbon’s mock-charges (via MIT Technology Review): The news: A draft executive order would give the FCC oversight over how social-media platforms like Facebook and Twitter moderate their sites, according to CNN, which obtained a copy. Dubbed “Protecting Americans from […]

Epstein Dead

From ABC: ABC NEWS SPECIAL REPORT: Jeffrey Epstein commits suicide overnight in his jail cell, officials tell @ABC News. https://t.co/Co4vIMzfHW — ABC News (@ABC) August 10, 2019 Am I the only one who smells a rat?