Entries by Betty Cracker

Impeachment Inquiry Update

Intriguing tidbits about State Department Ukraine envoy Bill Taylor’s testimony, courtesy of Politico reporter Andrew Desiderio’s Twitter feed: Bill Taylor gave a very lengthy opening statement behind closed doors, per multiple lawmakers. New: Per source in the room, Bill Taylor’s opening statement was 15 pages long and prompted “a lot of sighs and gasps.” MORE […]

Sunday Afternoon Open Thread

Yesterday afternoon, hubby and I went to the local deplorabar, which is an obnoxious dump, but the trip there looks like this: Time for a quick boat ride? pic.twitter.com/tyuddjiw60 — Betty Cracker 🐊 (@bettycrackerfl) September 28, 2019 So the ride there was fun. We tied up to a rickety-ass dock that is a lawsuit in […]

BoJo No Go

So, this is a thing that just happened [The Guardian]: MPs have inflicted a humiliating defeat on Boris Johnson by passing a backbench amendment withholding their support from his Brexit deal. Instead of giving Johnson their backing for his Brexit deal in a “meaningful vote”, MPs passed an amendment tabled by a cross-party group of […]

Emoluments (Open Thread)

U.S. Constitution Emoluments Clause: No Title of Nobility shall be granted by the United States: And no Person holding any Office of Profit or Trust under them, shall, without the Consent of the Congress, accept of any present, Emolument, Office, or Title, of any kind whatever, from any King, Prince, or foreign State. Breaking news […]