More sportsing means more Trash Talk thread. Bring your sports and other non-House J6 committee discussion here to this open thread.
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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.
Yet another Trumpy GOP candidate exposing his ignorance about the state’s economy while punching down. Arizona, don’t inflict this on yourself.
If uncontrolled guns were the only damage they inflicted on this country, but no – the Grand Old Party of Death goes wide.
Because there’s just so much bloody sportsing going on right now we need a Trash Talk thread.
Schedule your evenings accordingly, people. Public hearings begin next Thursday evening in prime time.
We’ve seen protests after mass shootings before but this feels different — the youth are taking it right to the NRA.
I can’t summon a blurb for this apart from a demand for the GOP to stop killing Americans and do something constructive for a change.
What the hell are American parents with infants supposed to do when there’s not enough breast milk or commercial formula to go around? We’ve used a readily available alternative for decades.
Pat yourselves on the backs, Senate Democrats. Way to prove you’re worth re-electing.
An alternate perspective: the publication of news confirming the U.S.’s role providing intelligence to Ukraine may not be just dick-wagging.