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Archived Since:September 10, 2008

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Planned Parenthood Cleared by Grand Jury; Center for Medical Progress Members Indicted Instead

[Content Note: War on agency. Video may autoplay at link.]Careful what you wish for—especially when your accusations of lawbreaking are projection:A grand jury convened to investigate whether a Houston Planned Parenthood clinic had sold...Show More Summary

Question of the Day

What is your favorite animated thing of all time? A full-length movie, a series, a short film, whatever!

Democratic Debate Tonight!

The fifth and final Democratic debate, which is really "a town-hall-style forum," will be held tonight at Drake University in Des Moines, launching us into the final week before the Iowa Caucuses. "The two-hour event, hosted by CNN,Show More Summary

Two-Minute Nostalgia Sublime

[Content Note: This video contains imagery of a car accident.] Adele: "Chasing Pavements"

The Monday Blogaround

This blogaround brought to you by fuckwinter.Recommended Reading:Mari: [Content Note: Misogynoir; privacy violations; Islamophobia] I'm a 16-Year-Old Black Girl and Donald Trump Is Afraid of MeSuzanna: [CN: War on agency] The Feministing...Show More Summary

Quote of the Day

[Content Note: Guns; slavery; genocide.]"I don't know if you know the genesis of the right to bear arms. The Second Amendment comes from the right [for white men] to protect themselves from slave revolts, and from uprisings by Native Americans. Show More Summary

Daily Dose of Cute

The piercing blue eyes of judgment. As always, please feel welcome and encouraged to share pix of the fuzzy, feathered, or scaled members of your family in comments.

In the News

Here is some stuff in the news today...[Content Note: Carcerality; violence] This is good news: "Henry Montgomery is 69 years old. He has spent his entire adult life in prison. In 1963, Montgomery killed a sheriff's deputy in East Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Show More Summary

2016: Bloomberg

Maude save me from the 2016 election."Michael Bloomberg considers a presidential run." Oh. "The billionaire is considering spending $1 billion of his own money to support his bid as an independent candidate." Oh.

Sanders' Biggest Problem

So, one of the criticisms I have made of Bernie Sanders is that he doesn't have detailed plans for how he is going to enact his agenda if he is elected. Again, on Friday night, I tweeted: "'How are you going to actually get these things done?' is a legit question I would like answered. Show More Summary

Snowpocalypse 2016

[Content Note: Extreme weather; death. Video may autoplay at first link.]Winter Storm Jonas hammered the US Eastern Seaboard over the weekend, dropping as much as three feet of snow in some places, and creating extremely hazardous road conditions. Show More Summary


[Content Note: Public safety violations.]I don't even have words:Water authorities across the US are systematically distorting water tests to downplay the amount of lead in samples, risking a dangerous spread of the toxic water crisis...Show More Summary

The Friday Blogaround

This blogaround brought to you by ink.Recommended Reading:Verónica: [Content Note: War on agency] Abortion Is a Social Good—So Let's Start Treating It Like OneFMF: [CN: War on agency; anti-choice terrorism] Abortion Providers and Escorts Join with Rep. Show More Summary

I Have a Problem with This

[Content Note: Misogyny; harassment.]So, a few days ago, Bernie Sanders "responded to a question about Clinton's endorsements [from Planned Parenthood and the Human Rights Campaign] with a broad criticism of the 'establishment,' explaining,...Show More Summary

Daily Dose of Cute

Zelda. ? As always, please feel welcome and encouraged to share pix of the fuzzy, feathered, or scaled members of your family in comments.

In the News

Here is some stuff in the news today...[Content Note: Extreme weather; death] More dire warnings about the blizzard bearing down on the US East Coast: "National weather experts are warning of a potentially '[debilitating] winter storm'...Show More Summary

Here Are Two Really Cool Headlines

[Content Note: Bigotry; videos may autoplay at links.]Both care of CNN:1. "National Review, conservative thinkers stand against Trump." Conservative thinkers [sic]. "National Review, the conservative magazine founded by William F. Buckley,...Show More Summary


[Content Note: War on agency.]I know Democrats hate saying the word abortion, because people who will never vote for them will continue to not vote for them if they say it, but seriously this is fucking ridiculous: When our ostensibly...Show More Summary

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