Entries by Betty Cracker

Keep calling!

The so-called “skinny repeal” bill (I like valued commenter Oldgold’s “Trojan Hearse” nickname better) is being written on cocktail napkins in the Senate commissary today: Source has told colleague @yabutaleb7 that Rs will *write* skinny bill @ today's policy lunch. Unclear if wish list meets reconciliation. — Amanda Becker (@AmandaBecker) July 27, 2017 So much […]

That time I was mean to someone on Twitter…

He lied, you idiot. He's been a pathological liar all his life. Are you really just now getting this? 🙄 — Betty Cracker (@bettycrackerfl) July 26, 2017 Politico has a story about how Trump came to ban trans service members by fiat. It’s a doozy: Numerous House conservatives and defense hawks this week had threatened […]

Burrowing into the Base

Twitler just now: After consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States Government will not accept or allow…… — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 26, 2017 ….Transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. Military. Our military must be focused on decisive and overwhelming….. — Donald J. […]

Media Outlet Interviews Clinton Voter

Haha, not really! They’re still holding panels with Trump-voting idiots as if — instead of being the mush-brained goobers who have plunged our country into an interminable series of political, international and moral crises that they are — they were founts of homespun political wisdom. But fuck it; instead of cursing the darkness, I’ll light […]

Afternoon Update

The Senatortoise from Kentucky shamelessly played the McCain card, and The Washington Post says Republicans are close to moving forward on renewing the wealthcare debate: Senate Republican leaders appeared close to securing the support they needed Tuesday to begin debate on their plan to rewrite the Affordable Care Act, according to lawmakers and aides, though […]

Trump Screams “Death”

Remember Trump’s bizarre “Democrats scream death” tweet 500 years ago? Actually, it was only five days ago. Well, now HE’S the one screaming “death,” in a speech this afternoon. Via NBCNews: Trump: ‘Obamacare is Death’ WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump declared the Affordable Care Act a “meaningless promise” Monday, using his presidential bully pulpit to […]