Mornin’ Politocadoes! After 4 (mostly) Russian-held Ukrainian provinces held referendums on joining the Russian Federation. Russia has claimed that it was an overwhelming victory for annexation, that it was in line with international law and that turnout was high. The … Continue reading The Thursday Politics Thread Annexes New Territory
The January 6 Committee hearing scheduled for today has been postponed in light of Hurricane Ian bearing down on Florida, so nothing to do but all of us just pretend there was an awfully insightful writeup about it that I … Continue reading The Wednesday Politics Thread is Rapidly Intensifying
How is it Tuesday again? Feels like it was just Tuesday both yesterday and a month ago. Oath Keepers trial starts today: This guy is getting his bench verdict today: And Starbucks is now bargaining with a LOT more stores. … Continue reading Tuesday’s Politics thread is here again.
‘I’d rather eat an actual burger’: why plant-based meat’s sizzle fizzled in the US McDonald’s has shelved its meat-free burger trial and stock in one of the major manufacturers has dipped nearly 70% The Guardian Callous Millennials Killed ‘Guest Rooms’ … Continue reading El hilo político del lunes está trabajando en esto en la oscuridad
Hi friends. Here is another brief WPT header. On the plus side I have some ideas for more in-depth headers once things settle down in a couple of weeks, so be on the lookout for that. I had some trouble … Continue reading The Weekend Politics Thread Can See the Light
Mornin’ Politocadoes! Another banner day in the life of the Ex-Crime President Whomst Refuses To Go Away on Wednesday. New York Attorney General Latisha James has formally sued Trump, his three eldest children, former Trump CFO Allen Weisselberg, and the … Continue reading The Thursday Politics Thread Overinflates Its’ Assets
Desperately inebriated late; bedeviling even righting this. Alright, that’s my 77! No breaking the Mayor McSquirrel Rule (even for just reasons against a lazy thread header writer). Oh, and go get that new remix of the COVID booster if you … Continue reading The Wednesday Politics Thread is Out of Newspapers
Nope. I most certainly did not. And my laptop battery isn’t about to die either. So let’s do this. Let’s start with some good news from Sheriff Salazar out of San Antonio, TX: I know we’re all sick of hearing … Continue reading Tuesday’s Politics thread totally didn’t forget to write the politics thread until 9:42 Monday night
More than a Mexican Independence Day parade, it’s an East L.A. celebration of cultural pride Marking its 76th year, the parade organized by the Comite Mexicano Cívico Patriótico commemorates Mexico throwing off the shackles of the Spanish colonizers two centuries … Continue reading El Hilo Político del Lunes Celebra el Mes Nacional de la Herencia Hispana
Howdy, friends. As promised, here is the latest in my series of low-effort headers. Things should cool off for me in about a month, and I’ll be able to take more time to share my gleaming mind grapes with you … Continue reading The WPT is Busy
Mornin’ Politocadoes! When Trump left office (because he lost), many things were still in play. One of them was the appointment of a Special Counsel. John Durham was hired to root out al the nasty dealings of Obama, Biden, and … Continue reading The Thursday Politics Thread Is Bull, Durham
This is Biden’s moment; what he’s trained his entire life for — railroad politics! Will his affection for the locomotive help to resolve the crisis, or is Dark Brandon come to launch an early salvo in the War on Christmas, … Continue reading The Wednesday Politics Thread Parks Its Caboose
Sorta. Not really, technically, I’m still traveling. Anyhoooooooooo. The Idiot is trying to demand a little R-E-S-P-E-C-T which he has neither earned nor deserves. Get after it Schumer! And this is just good life advice: That’s my three. Let’s try … Continue reading Tuesday’s Politics thread is back!
21 years later, these powerful photos tell the story of 9/11 The country was forever changed on this day 21 years ago. USA Today Whiskey, Kobe beef and suckling pig: inside the ‘Fat Leonard’ navy bribery scandal Leonard Francis, who … Continue reading The Monday Politics Thread Is Three Days From Hispanic Heritage Month
Hello friends. This is going to be another brief one because as the title indicates, your fearless host has to work in the morning and its high time to get some video games in before bed. As a political-ish aside, … Continue reading The WPT Works Weekends
Mornin’ Politocadoes! I’m on the road today so nothing extensive. Here’s Kermit and Fozzy. Welcome to Thursday! Please be excellent to each other in the comments. The Mayor McSquirrel Rule remains in effect. As the Covid-19 pandemic continues, if you have … Continue reading The Thursday Politics Thread Is Movin’ Right Along
It’s been a rollicking tumble into September and when not (unprompted) trying to excuse my infatuation with AI text-to-image generation to my educated artist spouse, I peeked at the news. Good news? Updated COVID-19 boosters! Go jab ’em if ya … Continue reading The Wednesday Politics Thread Read The News Today
I’m traveling today. So I won’t be here. That does not give you free license to hogpoggle or threaten Mayor McSquirrel or anybody else. And yes, this is the second PT thread in a row I’m phoning in, and no … Continue reading Tuesday’s Politics thread is on the move
In the spirit of the day, I am taking a break again. Also, my allergies have decided to finally catch up to me, so I am overdosing on allergy meds like crazy right now, and I really don’t want to … Continue reading The Monday Politics Thread is Celebrating Labor Day
Hello friends, Dave here, your new WPT host. This one is going to be brief because (at the time of writing) I am learning WordPress as I go and am struck down with covid. Today’s header image is from Zion … Continue reading Dave Killsock’s Inaugural WPT Header Rides Again
Hello, and Welcome back to Fridays! How’s your week? Mine is great, I’m finally starting HRT and it feels amazing!!! I’m extra pumped to share today’s artist with you! If like me you love Avant Garde music with eclectic use … Continue reading The Friday Politics Thread: Respect The Pouch. Respect It!