Item One needs immediate attention — like NOW. Tell your friends and family, too. The next two items are pretty urgent, too.
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
There’s one really important question. It’d be nice if we could get an answer.
It was a disaster, no matter how Republicans spin it. As after a disaster, damage continues.
Here’s an open thread to accompany today’s political theater — I mean, the next Kavanaugh hearing.
Here are three things which are in some way related and worth more of our attention, whatever is left after the 800-pound gorillas Kavanaugh and Rosenstein are done with it.
There’s something hinky going on with news feed in Twitter over the last two days. Is it faulty curation or deliberate promotion?
This weekend’s Trash Talk has been hijacked — I’ve taken adverse possession.
The revelation of Christine Blasey Ford’s name and the release of her letter to Senator Feinstein triggered memories for many of us, most quite painful. We come forward now to say this is enough.
How’s your whip arm? Do you feel like using it? Grab your phone!
Because we really need to lance this wound, here’s an open thread.