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After a terse interview with Graham-Cassidy sponsor Sen. Bill Cassidy, CNN's Alisyn Camerota asked Sen. Angus King to give his own perspective on the ACA repeal bill. "We have two problems here," King said. "I think the bill itself is a bad bill, but the process is just atrocious. Show More Summary
Joe Scarborough lambasted Republicans for trying to push through another "horrible" health care bill that only a small proportion of Americans support. "It's the Republicans, they're not on Steve Bannon's 33% plan," he said. "They're on their own 17% plan. Show More Summary
Earthquake in Mexico, hurricanes in the Caribbean Sea & Atlantic Ocean, & Trump goes off at the United Nations. Where to start? Echidne summarizes Trump's speech. Politicalprof's wacky "tumblr" thing: Just remember: however horrible and dangerous YOU thought Donald Trump’s speech was today … you’ve got NOTHING on the South Koreans. Show More Summary
Donald Trump gave a speech full of childishly tough talk that could have been cobbled together from his tweets. He called North Korea leader Kim Jong-Un “Rocket man” again and threatened to “totally destroy” the country. He also attacked...Show More Summary
The hard truth about the United States is that the money other countries spend on health and infrastructure, we spend on war. https://t.co/kE3EQXDQag — Mikel Jollett (@Mikel_Jollett) September 19, 2017 Open Thread below....
Jimmy Kimmel has come to the realization that Senator Bill Cassidy is a big fat liar, and that he was used by Cassidy to legitimize his current plan. After showing Cassidy sincerely claiming he wants his bill to pass the "Jimmy Kimmel...Show More Summary
The fall equinox will be here in just a few days. Time to reflect back on all the things that happened. Toronto's Teenanger reminisce it through a teenager's eyes from this song off their latest record. How was yours? Oh, and...what are you listening to tonight?
Watch for more of this kind of crap as Trump Russia gets more inflamed. David Gregory watched the same UN speech we did. The one where Trump called the North Korean dictator "Rocket Man" and suggested we "might have to totally destroy"...Show More Summary
Bill O'Reilly told NBC's The TODAY Show that he did nothing wrong, attacked his accuser and claimed Fox News just made a business decision to let him go. Nothing to see here, just move along. When host Matt Lauer asked O'Reilly what he exact reason was for his dismissal at Fox News, Bill started off with a whopper. "There was no reason. Show More Summary
All day Monday, Fox News was very, very angry at how mean Hollywood was at the Emmys to Donald Trump. They fumed about it all day, from Fox and Friends through Hannity. But Tucker Carlson's rant might just be the most ironic, given that...Show More Summary
So Donald Trump thinks it would be a great idea to have a military parade down Pennsylvania Avenue for the Fourth of July. Let me guess: Mexico is gonna pay for it. New York Times: President Trump said on Monday that he was looking into...Show More Summary
The former Arkansas governor, Trump surrogate, frequent Fox News contributor, and father of Trump's press secretary, Mike Huckabee, felt this thrill go up his leg after Trump proposed annihilating North Korea for "misbehaving" during his U.N. Show More Summary
During this morning's "Morning Joe" 10-year anniversary show, Joe Scarborough sat mute while Chris Christie whined. You know, because Rachel Maddow was so mean to him by reporting on the Bridgegate scandal. The lowest polling governor...Show More Summary
Donald Trump gave a fiery speech at the United Nations today, covering a range of topics from Syria to terrorism to "America First" and North Korea. His comments about North Korea were the most aggressive, with Trump reupping his "Rocket Man" taunt. Show More Summary
oe Lindsley, once so close to Roger Ailes that he was reportedly dubbed “Ailes Jr.” but was later the target of Ailes' vindictiveness once he broke away, has written a roman à clef about their relationship. But the Politico article about...Show More Summary
CNN's New Day had David Frum and Rob Reiner on to discuss their new joint project, a non-partisan Committee To Investigate Russia. Alysin Camerota asked Reiner how he got involved. "Well, I mean, it occurred to me that, you know, we've heard this cliche our whole lives. Show More Summary
Morning Joe regulars discussed last night's bombshell New York Times report that Paul Manafort was told he would be indicted in the Mueller probe. "You know Bob Mueller and from the very beginning, you told us Mueller does not play around," Joe Scarborough said to Mike Barnicle. "He is the antithesis of everything Donald Trump is. Show More Summary
Zandar notes just what Sinclair Broadcasting is up to. (Nothing good, if you couldn't guess.) Alternate Brain quotes Ironic Times. Sci-Fi typist Jerry Pournelle memorialized/remembered/abused by Badtux & Pharyngula. S-E-X crime allegations at FoxNews, timelined by Refinery29. These Tuesday turkeys compiled by that ol' gobbler, Web of Evil's M. Bouffant.
So I assume you know about this story from The Wall Street Journal: A U.S. congressman contacted the White House this week trying to broker a deal that would end WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s U.S. legal troubles in exchange forShow More Summary
We usually don't feature beverage recipes here at Open Thread, but this attempt at a Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster might bring discussion...and controversy! The recipe here is a more involved variation the traditional Vesper (a James Bond...Show More Summary