What did we celebrate this Memorial Day? 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
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.
Agriculture is complex even in the best of times. It’s nightmarish faced with the mounting climate emergency and the crises Trump creates. This is an open thread.
An abbreviated primer on cloud computing and points to ponder about the mythological ‘single server’. This is an open thead.
What’s going on with the federal investigation of voter fraud underway in North Carolina? And just how many non-English-speaking Russians now live in the US? This is an open thread.
As if a constitutional crisis wasn’t enough, he did it again — trashed the market with tweets. And we’re stuck on this crazy ride with him. This is an open thread.
The zombie apocalypse wasn’t supposed to look like this; it should have been more cinematic. And yet here we are, surrounded by the undead. This is an open thread.
Dedicated thread — bring Barr hearing-related discussion here.
What would Articles of Impeachment look like if drafted today about Trump? Would they look like Nixon’s? This is a open thread.