Category: Politics

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Devin Nunes Beclowns Himself

Rep Devin Nunes is suing Devin Nunes’ Mom and Devin Nunes’ Cow for defamation. No, really.

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Ballots Behind Bars

Prisoners may not pay taxes, but they do live in full service complexes with close ties to all levels of government, dependent on the funding and mechanisms of government at all levels.

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Not OK With Losing OK

The hacks and grifters were determined to make an innocent gesture into an evil one. And now they’ve succeeded. So … congratulations, I guess.

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Milwaukee Mulligan For DNC 2020

With one of the most unpredictable presidential campaigns looming on the horizon for 2020, one thing will certainly be different from the 2016 version: the Democratic nominee will set foot in Wisconsin.

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Let’s Abstain from Mandatory Calorie Counts

I – perhaps ironically – don’t think this is healthy. Life is for living. We’re here for a short time, so make it a good time. In isolation, calorie counts are of limited relevance here.

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Linky Friday: Meanwhile, Elsewhere

This week, Linky Friday brings you news from around the world and links to stories about the UK, China, Australia, Canada, India, Pakistan and more

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Hark! Folks Not Running for President in 2020

These days, folks NOT running for president certainly qualifies as something different, and Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) & former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg all pass on 2020.

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Someone is Lying on the Internet

This video checks all the boxes for your garden variety tin-foil hat Q Anon tweet, including the main characteristic of a Q Anon offering: It is not real.

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Whataboutism And Its Victims

We should not try to excuse some wrong behavior or position by pointing to someone else’s wrong behavior.

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The Definition of Insanity

The defendant paused, looked up at the judge, and asked in return, “Are you talking about me, or you?”

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John Hickenlooper Enters 2020 Presidential Race

John Hickenlooper, the former governor of Colorado, had ended speculation and announced his bid for the 2020 Democratic nomination for President of the United States.

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Ordinary World 4Mar19

Your Ordinary World for 4Mar19 in which we check in on the runners, participants in the ever growing 2020 Democratic Primary for President

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The Florida Story Teetering on the Edge

The Florida raids are becoming a textbook cases for how police and prosecutors overstate the problem of sex trafficking in this country. But even if further investigation does show that some of these women were being coerced, that only makes the case for decriminalization even stronger.