With turmoil at home, more Nicaraguans flee to the U.S. Alan Reyes Picado fled Nicaragua by bus in the middle of the night, haunted by memories of government officials harassing him, throwing him in jail and then leaving him half … Continue reading The Monday Politics Thread is Feeling Groovy
♬ Misunderstand meHey, miss. Understand me ♬— You, too, shall someday smash the glass and cry, “Too Much Joy” Nearly a quarter century prior to the day on which you skip reading this Weekend Politics Thread header, Uvular’s very smart … Continue reading The Weekend Politics Thread Would Like to Have a Word
Good [Whenever you read this] Wasp here subbing in for your regular host to bring you the Friday Politics Thread! [Fanfare Goes Here.] The header today I think will be a bunch of various articles and things I saw this … Continue reading The Friday Politics Thread Accepts Some Substitutes
Mornin’ Politocadoes! I am under the weather today. So I’m just gonna post this and head back to bed. Here’s a clip of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi being completely dismissive of student loan forgiveness the way only a life-long politician … Continue reading The Thursday Politics Thread Is Unwell
Despite Republican obstructionism, despite the Conman’s lackeys and sycophants’ multiple media stunts and efforts to shift the conversation away from the organized and well-funded January 6 Insurrection, where an angry mob attempted to overturn the 2020 election results by breaching … Continue reading Get The Hitman – The Wednesday Politics Thread
I remembered this week, but I’m also swamped. So, continue as you were. Be kind to each other, be plentiful with your upvotes, and BEHAVE. Also, check under you bed for that flip-flop you’re missing, you kicked it under there … Continue reading It’s Tuesday’s Politics Thread!
Permanent Residents Who Left The U.S. During The Pandemic Worry They Can’t Come Home When the pandemic hit, Keri Smith and her family fled with what they could fit in their car. They spent the past 15 months in Canada, … Continue reading The Monday Politics Thread is Sponsored by [insert product placement here]
♫ There’s a road, in OklahomaStraighter’n a preacherLonger’n a memory ♫— Yeah, Steve Earle has a song for that. In addition to putting to the lie to the conventional wisdom that gifted musicians slide into a sophomore slump after spending … Continue reading The Weekend Politics Thread Has a Bridge to Sell You
Let’s light that torch! I’m not going to be around next Friday, so if someone wants to fill in, call it in the thread. RoRo et al are going to be at the shore. All rules still apply. All of … Continue reading The Friday Politics Thread Opening Ceremonies
Mornin’ Politocadoes Something weird is happening with the Anti-Vax groups on the ole Facebook. Did I say Anti-Vax groups? I meant “Dancing” groups. Yes, very popular dancing groups where lingo like “Never danced with Maxine” is thrown around. Well, who’s … Continue reading The Thursday Politics Thread Goes “Dancing”
Get fully vaccinated already and make sure if anyone wanting to visit you or your loved ones are fully vaccinated too. This pandemic thing isn’t going away any time soon. Have a great Wednesday, Politicadoes! Continue reading The Wednesday Politics Thread
Talk amongst yourselves. Behave. No McSquirrel. Yadda yadda yadda. Continue reading Tuesday’s Politics thread forgot
JK Rowling Is Up to Her Transphobic Nonsense Once Again Author JK Rowling has a net worth of over $1 billion—she’s richer than the Queen of England—and yet she seems to derive the most pleasure these days as a transphobic … Continue reading The Monday Politics Thread is Free DLC
♪ In perpetuityAll throughout the universeYou and mePast end of time and edge of spaceI fall forever in your faceThe edge of space and the end of timeI am yours and you are mine ♪— C’mon, ‘Cados! Just Love These … Continue reading The Weekend Politics Thread Ain’t Going Nowhere No How, Forever
I was wondering in the shower today if Trump does run for president again, how Biden/Harris/Whoever will use his coup attempt against him. I know it’s not likely that he’ll actually run again, but how could you not constantly just … Continue reading The Friday Politics Thread ReCoupses itself
Mornin’ Politocadoes! On Wednesday, the budget deal reached for the 2022 fiscal year formally began the process that could lead to the Democrats’ ambitious 3.5 trillion dollar human infrastructure becoming reality. The framework would expand medicare access, federal safety net … Continue reading The Thursday Politics Thread Embraces Human Infrastructure
After successfully addressing the failures of the past administration in managing the pandemic response and passing significant and urgent relief in The American Rescue Plan – a colossal bill that set the next stage for tackling child poverty by including … Continue reading The Wednesday Politics Thread Gets What It Wants
And if there are indictments or other excitements send a smoke signal or something in the direction of the NC mountains, because that’s where I am. Trust me when I say NOTHING else will get through to me. #supportruralbroadband In … Continue reading Tuesday’s Politics thread just asks that you not burn the place down while I’m gone ok?
Here’s a PT thread just for Powels shenanigans. Feel free to discus! Remember: -NO MCSQUIRREL Continue reading Kraken Sunk – Lawyer Sidney Powel is in over her head.
Infections rise in 42 states; Fauci says it’s ‘horrifying’ to see people cheer lack of vaccinations: COVID-19 updates Forty-two states saw an increase in COVID-19 cases last week from the week before, a sign that the pandemic is not yet … Continue reading The Monday Politics Thread Drinks Anarchy
♪ I’m tired of playin’ foolish gamesI’m tired of all your lies makin’ me insaneI don’t ask for much, truth will do just fineWon’t you lay it on the line ♪— Disambiguation Canada’s answer to April Wine more or less … Continue reading The Weekend Politics Thread Thinks, More Like ‘Hells Fargo’