None of the internecine squabbling between House Democrats’ factions gets them any closer to doing what the 2018 Blue Wave told Democrats needed to be done. When will House Dems pull out of their navel-gazing spiral?
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
The U.S. meets the Netherlands today. Grab a beverage and watch along with us. This is an open thread.
Noting our nation’s grim slide this past year it’s important to recall this holiday has always been aspirational, its full potential unrealized. We still have work to do.
VP Pence did a rapid reverse and his communications people have since performed backflips. What inspired these awkward gymnastics to avoid disclosure?
I need a break from all the heavy. Let’s watch the Women’s World Cup semi-finals.
Yelling at House Speaker Pelosi is useless when it’s is on you to exercise representative democracy. This is an open thread.
Tonight only at 9:00 p.m. Law Works will stream a live play based on the Mueller Report. This is an open thread.
Some crazy bullshit happened last evening, very nearly resulting in an attack on Iran. Trump called it off while U.S. planes were en route. This madness must stop — make calls now.
To date, nearly 27% of House Democrats have expressed support for an impeachment inquiry. What about your representative?
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.