Entries by Betty Cracker

Convert that Gravy Boat into a Battleship!

As is its wont, Fox News is ginning up outrage among the duct-taped naugahyde recliner set by highlighting godless liberals’ plans to persecute Trump supporters over turkey this year: GQ: It's Your 'Civic Duty' to Ruin Thanksgiving for Your Trump-Supporting Family Members https://t.co/GZF4eyRAmv — Fox News (@FoxNews) November 22, 2017 The suggestions for how to […]

Tuesday Afternoon Open Thread

Just cleaned out my fridge to make room for the Thanksgiving feast makings. The hens are the chief beneficiaries, being the wrong kind of poultry and the right kind of recipients of vegetable and fruit drawer flotsam. I am making the following for Thanksgiving: Turkey Gravy Mashed potatoes Dressing/stuffing Fried cabbage Corn casserole Candied sweet […]

Odds and Ends (Open Thread)

GQ sent a reporter to Kentucky to see if he could ferret out the truth about why Rand Paul’s neighbor curb-stomped the Tribble-topped senator. As the reporter noted, the altercation was originally cast as a dispute over lawn care. More recently, Paul’s staff and conservative outlets have been hinting darkly that the attacking neighbor was […]

This sounds promising…

NEW: Special counsel sends wide-ranging request for documents to Justice Department. https://t.co/sJ0MDqMS8E pic.twitter.com/lnRp1MM9G1 — ABC News (@ABC) November 20, 2017 Via ABC News: Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team investigating whether President Donald Trump sought to obstruct a federal inquiry into connections between his presidential campaign and Russian operatives has now directed the Justice Department to […]

Not College Football Open Thread

I’m on my way to the beach, so I can’t post today’s matchups (image source not particularly mobile friendly). Here are some nice biscuits I made instead: I’ll be joining my sister to watch the crappy Gators play a hopefully even crappier team. We’ll also eat unhealthy foods and possibly drink too much. Feel free […]