Entries by Betty Cracker

Trump Shared Classified Docs with Russians Last Week

This news alert just popped up from WaPo: Trump revealed highly classified information to Russian foreign minister and ambassador President Trump revealed highly classified information to the Russian foreign minister and ambassador in a White House meeting last week, according to current and former U.S. officials, who said that Trump’s disclosures jeopardized a critical source […]

Motherly Wisdom (Open Thread)

I had a spot of boy trouble in middle school once. Nothing overly dramatic, just the usual teen angst. My mom shared the following insight: She was right. I sure do miss her. I’d give anything to hear her rant about Donald Trump. It would be an expletive-laden tirade that would make us all laugh. […]

Bonfire of the Inanities

In the morning thread, valued commenter Quinerly pointed out an interesting article in Vanity Fair: Inside Trump’s Coming War with the FBI. An excerpt: There were agents who found Comey priggish; within the bureau’s New York office, there was a faction that thought he’d soft-peddled the investigation of the Clinton Foundation. But those complaints have […]

Damn, I miss Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama criticizes Trump administration's decision on school lunch rules: “Think about why someone is OK with your kids eating crap.” pic.twitter.com/Yac03GaSfi — Bradd Jaffy (@BraddJaffy) May 12, 2017 I could be wrong, but I always had the feeling Michelle Obama was a little less optimistic about the goodness and decency of the American people […]