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Archived Since:September 10, 2008

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Photo of the Day

[Photo: Michael Davidson for Hillary for America | October 5 in Philadelphia]Button Game: ON POINT.

In the News

Here is some stuff in the news today...Whooooooops! "Trump has declared that he has a 'winning temperament.' He argued in the first debate that 'my strongest asset, maybe by far, is my temperament.' Surveys, though, suggest it is one of his biggest political weaknesses. Show More Summary

Daily Dose of Cute

"I just need to touch this gently with my paw." As always, please feel welcome and encouraged to share pix of the fuzzy, feathered, or scaled members of your family in comments.

Quote of the Day

[Content Note: Bullying; bigotry.]"If we accept Donald Trump's behavior, if we vote for him, then what exactly are we teaching our children? That it's okay to be disrespectful, racist, to make fun of disabled persons, to use vulgar language,...Show More Summary

Hurricane Matthew Update

[Content Note: Extreme weather; death; video may autoplay at link.]Hurricane Matthew was deadly in Haiti, with an official there saying 283 people have died, and that number is, unfortunately, expected to rise. Now, the storm approaches...Show More Summary

"It's Good to Be Ambitious."

I've got a new piece at Shareblue about Hillary Clinton's interview with 11-year-old Marley Dias, the creator of #1000BlackGirlBooks. "It's good to be ambitious." Those are five deceptively powerful words. They are words that girls and...Show More Summary

Question of the Day

Suggested by Shaker ivyceltress: "What does Home smell like to you?"

Chicago Ain't F#@king Around

[Content Note: Bigotry.]A group of Chicago aldermen have introduced an ordinance that would rescind Donald Trump's honorary plaza in the city:[A]t a City Council meeting Wednesday, Ald. Brendan Reilly, 42nd, introduced an ordinance that...Show More Summary

Worst. Advice. Ever.

And I sure hope Donald Trump listens to it!Fresh off his strong performance in Tuesday night's vice presidential debate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence said he is not pushing Donald Trump to follow his lead but instead wants the Manhattan billionaire to "be himself.""I'd encourage Donald Trump to do what he did in his first debate, and that is be himself. Show More Summary

In the News

Here is some stuff in the news today...[Content Note: Extreme weather] "Hurricane Matthew Nears U.S., and States Brace for Impact." YES: "Inside Planned Parenthood's $30 Million Ground War to Stop Trump-Pence."Jamil Smith on LeBron James' endorsement of Hillary Clinton: "The King Is with Her." This is such a great piece, like everything Jamil writes. Show More Summary

Daily Dose of Cute

Zelly, keeping watch over Olivia's shenanigans. As always, please feel welcome and encouraged to share pix of the fuzzy, feathered, or scaled members of your family in comments.

Beneath Contempt

Over at Shareblue, I've got the latest unfathomable grossness from Donald Trump: Video plus transcript of Trump "jokingly" telling a crowd during a campaign event that people who are terminally ill need to hang on to Election Day so they can vote for him.No, I am not making that up. It really happened.

Photo of the Day

[Photo: Adam Schultz for Hillary for America | Ohio] Someone tell this lady that there's supposed to be LOW ENTHUSIASM for Hillary Clinton in this country! Hahaha just kidding. She is awesome and her hat is THE BEST! The end.

Oh, We Go High All Right!

[Content Note: Video may autoplay at link.]President Obama's approval rating has hit a new high:President Barack Obama's approval rating stands at 55% in a new CNN/ORC poll, the highest mark of his second term, and matching his bestShow More Summary

Happy 12th Blogiversary to Us!

Yesterday was Shakesville's twelfth blogiversary! Whooooooops! Even if it's a day late, let's all lift a glass and toast to this community. To teaspoons! To the mods! And to the most colossal collection of the most Humorless Feminists in all of Nofunnington! CHEERS!When I first started this blog, because George W. Show More Summary

Question of the Day

Suggested by Shaker DornierPfeil: "What is your favorite shape of pasta noodle?"Cavatappi.

The Wednesday Blogaround

This blogaround brought to you by almonds.Recommended reading:The Atlantic Editors: Against Donald TrumpKenrya: [Content Note: Police brutality; racism] Charlotte Police Release Additional Video of Keith Lamont Scott ShootingRagen: [CN:...Show More Summary

Winning by What Measure

[Content Note: Bigotry.]Politico's morning playbook began thus: The general consensus: Mike Pence won the debate. The CNN/ORC poll post-debate poll -- which tends to track pretty closely with public surveys taken days later -- has Pence...Show More Summary

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