Entries by Betty Cracker

Monday Afternoon Open Thread

Here’s a beautiful photo of some clam-digging ibises from faithful reader cope: Ibises aren’t strictly shore birds. I see them sweep the neighborhood frequently, moving from yard to yard in small groups while digging for bugs. They’re such a part of the daily landscape that I scarcely notice them anymore, but I’m going to pay […]

Janitorial Duties

A member of the European press asks why leaders in the EU should believe Pence’s conciliatory remarks over Trump’s inflammatory ones: Reporter: Who should European leaders listen to, you or Trump? Pence: Trump is "expressing strong support for NATO" https://t.co/DtoRYIiWQk — CNN Politics (@CNNPolitics) February 20, 2017 Shorter Pence: “Pay no attention to the man […]

Is it just me?

Or does this seem like something a paranoid, unhinged demagogue who doesn’t understand the role of the press in a free society would say? The FAKE NEWS media (failing @nytimes, @NBCNews, @ABC, @CBS, @CNN) is not my enemy, it is the enemy of the American People! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 17, 2017 Sweet […]

Immigrants Get the Job Done*

The AP reports that the Trump regime floated a proposal to activate 100K National Guard troops to round up undocumented immigrants. The Trump administration is considering a proposal to mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants, including millions living nowhere near the Mexico border, according to a draft memo […]

Trump Press Conference Recap

Here’s a brief summary: No, it was worse than that. The man is deranged. I keep trying to sum it up, but I can’t. Here’s Jake Tapper: .@jaketapper reacts to Donald Trump's news conference: It was unhinged.. it was wild https://t.co/Ezi1b5j4VC https://t.co/ZDII92SgGm — The Lead CNN (@TheLeadCNN) February 16, 2017 I just…wow. No way does […]