Grain crops may fail this year in a big way but don’t worry — Trump will probably collect farm aid. This is an open thread.
Author Archive for: Rayne
Blogger since 2002, political activist since 2003, geek since birth. Opinions informed by mixed-race, multi-ethnic, cis-female condition, further shaped by kind friends of all persuasions. Sci-tech frenemy, wannabe artist, decent cook, determined author, successful troublemaker. Mother of invention and two excessively smart-assed young adult kids. Attended School of Hard Knocks; Rather Unfortunate Smallish Private Business School in Midwest; Affordable Mid-State Community College w/evening classes. Self-employed at Tiny Consulting Business; previously at Large-ish Chemical Company with HQ in Midwest in multiple marginalizing corporate drone roles, and at Rather Big IT Service Provider as a project manager, preceded by a motley assortment of gigs before the gig economy was a thing. Blogging experience includes a personal blog at the original blogs.salon.com, managing editor for a state-based news site, and a stint at Firedoglake before landing here at emptywheel as technology’s less-virginal-but-still-accursed Cassandra.
Entries by Rayne
After watching Trump interviewed by ABC News’ George Stephanopolous last night you have to marvel at the size of the balls on that spray-tanned schmuck.
Post and thread dedicated to the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence hearing already underway; it began at 9:00 a.m. EDT.
Post and thread dedicated to the House Judiciary Committee’s hearing today at 2:00 p.m. EDT.
Next post in this series comparing the Articles of Impeachment against Richard M. Nixon with potential Articles of Impeachment against Trump — this one focuses on Contempt of Congress.
This post is one that I didn’t foresee needing. It’s about the sequence of events leading to Nixon’s eventual resignation in August 1974.
How many Republican members of Congress have actually read the Special Counsel’s Report? After Robert Mueller’s statement today this question becomes more relevant.
What did we celebrate this Memorial Day? This is an open thread.
It’s not just Nixon’s obstruction of justice Trump’s acts have mirrored, though Trump has kicked Nixon’s butt with regard to abuse of power. Achievement unlocked, Donnie. *golf clap* This is an open thread.
It’s 2016 all over again when the woman frontrunner is trashed by white dudes’ tweets and crappy reporting. Come on already. This is an open thread.