Entries by Cheryl Rofer

There’s A Pony In There!

You might think that this morning’s shitshow had no redeeming qualities. I found one. It appears that the Democrats actually have a plan if Robert Mueller is fired. Senator Chris Coons of Delaware was willing to go on the record. Almost immediately, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer would consult with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, […]

The 2020 Commission Report – Review

If you want to know what the next nuclear war will be like, read Jeffrey Lewis’s The 2020 Commission Report on the North Korean Nuclear Attacks Against the United States. Nuclear weapons have been used only once in war, by the United States against Japan at the end of World War II. Nuclear war was […]

PSA: Debunking Social Media Rumors About Christine Blasey Ford – Open Thread

I just now had to debunk some garbage on Facebook and found this, which is very helpful. The New York Times gets it right sometimes. It debunks five rumors circulating on the right about Blasey Ford. There will be more, I suppose. Claim: Dr. Blasey’s students left negative reviews on her RateMyProfessors.com profile, calling her […]

The Moon-Kim Summit

South Korea’s President Moon Jae In met yesterday with North Korea’s President Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang, North Korea’s capital. They participated in a parade and discussed the future of the Korean Peninsula. It’s best to rely on the official English translation of their joint statement, rather than statements for the news media or by […]

Profiles In Courage, Continued

Christine Blasey Ford and her family have had to move out of their house. Christine Blasey Ford's letter says that in addition to death threats and moving out of her home, her email was hacked and people have been impersonating her online. via @cnn pic.twitter.com/voPz5DvQn9 — Irin Carmon (@irin) September 19, 2018 The New York […]

Open Thread – It Wasn’t Aliens

The solar observatory at Sunspot, New Mexico, will reopen today. The Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy, which runs the observatory, released the following statement: On September 6th the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) made the decision to temporarily vacate the Sunspot Solar Observatory at […]