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The Thing About the Senate Russia Investigation

As expected, Sally Yates did an excellent job at yesterday's Senate hearing on Russian interference in the election. She is an extremely competent, dedicated career bureaucrat and American patriot, and that was completely evident inShow More Summary

Question of the Day

Suggested by Shaker invisibilia: "You are going to host a party. You must invite ONE author, ONE musician (not to perform, but to be a party guest), ONE living famous person (can be famous for absolutely anything), and ONE historical figure. Who do you invite, and what will you serve?"

Quote of the Day

"It is hard to find a Republican who will forthrightly defend the actual projected consequences of the bill... Untold numbers of people with preexisting conditions will be more vulnerable to losing coverage, financial ruin and, in certain cases, possibly death. Show More Summary

The Monday Blogaround

This blogaround brought to you by great speeches.Recommended Reading:This Twitter thread by Humorless Fem is a must-read.Chaim Gartenberg: John Oliver Pleads with Viewers to Revive Net Neutrality FightKeith Reid-Cleveland: [Content Note:...Show More Summary

Go, Stacey Abrams, Go!

[Photo: Stacey Abrams' Facebook page.] Stacey Abrams, the Democratic minority leader in Georgia's House of Representatives for the last seven years, has announced that she has filed paperwork to run for the gubernatorial nomination.Show More Summary

Daily Dose of Cute

Zelda: "Chase me! Chase me!" Zelda: [nervous laughter] "Ha ha oh shit." Zelda: "Fuuuuuuuuuuuck." Literally, every time they're in the yard, lol. She always gets him to chase her, he catches her immediately, she barrell-rolls away from him, and it starts all over again. Show More Summary

Discussion Thread: Yates & Clapper Senate Testimony

As I mentioned earlier, former acting Attorney General Sally Yates and former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper are testifying at a Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.That testimony is scheduled to begin now. You can watch a livestream at C-SPAN3.Here's a thread for discussion.

Elections Matter. Oh How They Matter.

You might have noticed that I've been frantically and repeatedly raising the alarm about the fact that Donald Trump has inherited more than 100 federal court vacancies, because the Republican Senate majority spent the last two yearsShow More Summary

Sally Yates to Testify Today

Today, former acting Attorney General Sally Yates, along with former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, will testify at a Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.Show More Summary

Félicitations, France!

France's centrist candidate, Emmanuel Macron, has won decisively over the odious white nationalist Marine Le Pen. Huzzah!Here is a video of Macron walking out to greet cheering supporters at a rally outside of the Louvre after his win,...Show More Summary

The Friday Blogaround

This blogaround brought to you by sensible shoes.Recommended Reading:Chauncey DeVega: Why Do Republicans Hate Sick People and the Poor?Angry Asian Man: [Content Note: Racism; violence] Man Yells "White Power" in Manhattan Hate CrimeShow More Summary

The Obamas, Y'all

Hey, remember when I first wrote about President Obama and his $400,000 speaking fee (parts two, three, four), and I said: "I guess I'd be more concerned about President Obama...earning a $400,000 speaking fee if I weren't keenly aware...Show More Summary


Sydney Ember at the New York Times: 'Shattered,' Book About Clinton Campaign, May Become TV Series.A new book about Hillary Clinton's loss to Donald J. Trump in the presidential election could be heading to the small screen."Shattered,"...Show More Summary

Daily Dose of Cute

Sophs is dubious. About what? Everything. As always, please feel welcome and encouraged to share pix of the fuzzy, feathered, or scaled members of your family in comments.

We Resist: Day 106

One of the difficulties in resisting the Trump administration, the Republican Congressional majority, and Republican state legislatures is keeping on top of the sheer number of horrors, indignities, and normalization of the aggressively abnormal that they unleash every single day. Show More Summary

Hillary Shows Up. Again.

One of the many things that has made it incredibly difficult to process the results of the election is how vastly different Donald Trump's presidency looks from what Hillary Clinton's presidency would have been. That is, in no smallShow More Summary

Tell Us What You're Really Thinking, Rep. Waters!

Rep. Maxine Waters has been out front in leveling unyielding criticism of Donald Trump and the brigade of reprobates he calls an administration. And, in the wake of the House passage of the "healthcare" bill, she did not hold back:"We...Show More Summary

Trump Wanted a Win, at Any Cost

At Politico, Rachael Bade and Josh Dawsey have a piece detailing the "inside story of how Trump and the Republicans got Obamacare repeal through the House. (Hint: It wasn't pretty.)." It begins thus:Donald Trump had had it.The Obamacare...Show More Summary

Question of the Day

What's for dinner? Or whatever the next meal of the day is in your part of the world.I haven't decided yet. I'm leaning toward turkey meatballs with spinach.

We Will Keep Resisting Because When You Love Something, You Fight for It

Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler) stands onstage during a debate in an episode of Parks & Recreation. At the podium beside her is her competitor for City Council, Bobby Newport (Paul Rudd), a dipshit whose unpreparedness for office is outmatched only by his inherited wealth. Show More Summary

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