Let’s do this Senate Trial! What’s gonna happen? Probably nothing, says my pessimistic side. But you never know. Maybe some GOP spines will grow three times as big. Bruce Castor, who every recently became The Idiot’s attorney after five of … Continue reading Tuesday’s Politics Thread is buckled up, strapped in, and hunkered down
Sorry, computer issues means I’m basically just throwing this up before going to bed, so…no rundown for the week. Just my sweet, sweet intro and gif. Continue reading The Monday Politics Thread is Super Not Prepared
There was a lot of talk about unity in the weeks following former President Donald Trump’s incitement of violence on the U.S. Capitol building. Wouldn’t it just be splendid if we could all come together, join hands, and work for … Continue reading The Weekend Politics Thread Has Been Removed From Its Committee Assignments
We here at the Friday Politics Thread are already pre-gaming for the big event! That’s right, it’s time for Impeachment II, starting on Monday. We’ve got all the dips (Hawley, Cruz) and super spicy takes, like insurrection isn’t even a … Continue reading The Friday Politics Thread Pre-Games
Morning Politocadoes! The US House of Representatives agreed to hold a vote for today on removing Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Georgia) from her committee assignments. Republican leader Kevin McCarthy had placed her on the committees for labor, education, and budget … Continue reading The Thursday Politics Thread in: Q Who?
“We simply cannot build back better without retiring the rhetoric that hails Black Women as the arbiters of America’s conscience but fails to hold America accountable for withholding freedom from Black Women in every imaginable space.” — Anna Gifty Opoku-Agyeman, … Continue reading The Backbone of Democracy – Wednesday Politics Thread
OK, hopefully this one will post on time. We shall see. WordPress remains a bit of a mystery to me. I am not good at this tech stuff. Technically, I’m Senior VP for my company, but I’m also HR, IT, … Continue reading Tuesdays Politics Thread is figuring it out.
Small-Town America Grapples With Vaccine Logistics As the United States begins its massive vaccine rollout, health departments across the country are scrambling to plan and adjust, often while simultaneously managing a surge in new Covid-19 cases. “Just trying to keep … Continue reading The Monday Politics Thread is Business in the Front, Fun in the Back
With Donald Trump out of the White House, the Executive Branch is beginning to look downright normal. It’s so weird! Normal is the new weird. Most of the talk of the week has been focused on either Marjorie Taylor Greene … Continue reading The Weekend Politics Thread is Enjoying the Quiet
My constitution is doing pretty good this week, how about yours? Related question for the thread, is there any amendment you could make to the constitution that would actually get passed by the required majority of legistative members and states? … Continue reading The Friday Politics Thread has gone a week without a Constitutional Crisis
Morning Politicadoes! Wall Street has been dealing with some interesting problems lately. As best as I can summarize it, users on the reddit board r/WallStreetBets have taken it upon themselves to artificially increase the value in companies like GameStop and … Continue reading The Thursday Politics Thread Invests In Canned Food and Shotguns
From the moment that heinous mendacious conman was sworn into office, he made it a point of honor to instill fear in the hearts of the marginalized, to cause unnecessary pain to those already barely hanging on, to viciously punish … Continue reading THE KINDNESS IS THE POINT – Wednesday Politics Thread
Hi there. Sheleeta here, taking over for the Tuesday PT. I’m not really sure what the future holds for the PT. I still feel like a newbie here, I think I’ve only been here a year or so, so I … Continue reading Tuesday Politics Thread: Free time…what to do, what to do…
Biden expected to repeal Trump’s transgender military ban as soon as Monday The Biden administration is expected to repeal the ban on transgender Americans from serving in the military, multiple people informed of the decision told CBS News. The announcement … Continue reading The Monday Politics Thread Celebrates Infrastructure Wee–Wait
Your revenant Weekend Politics Thread host has unexpectedly strong opinions about a movie whose existence predates him by more than a decade. Since a person not worth naming no longer demands the sole and committed attention of a busted, spewing … Continue reading The Weekend Politics Thread Hates to See It, ‘It’ Meaning Disempowerment Played as a Romantic/Platonic Ideal
Today’s discussion topic – what’s one thing you want the Biden Admin to tackle before the midterms. That you think they can realistically accomplish? RoRo politics: She continues to steal my Barack Obama book, wander off with it, and “read” … Continue reading The Friday Politics Thread enters the Biden Era
Morning Politicadoes! With Joe Biden and Kamala Harris safely inaugurated as the new President and Vice President the country has gotten a small taste of competency again. Harris was welcomed back to the Senate to preside over the body as … Continue reading The Thursday Politics Thread Returns To Normal
You’re still holding your breath and cannot believe this day has finally come. You’re in a mild panic, slowly building towards hyperventilation, imagining something will certainly ruin it, attempt to prevent it from calmly taking place; maybe another try at … Continue reading PT Thread 2: Hope, that feeling America has forgotten.
You’re still holding your breath and cannot believe this day has finally come. You’re in a mild panic, slowly building towards hyperventilation, imagining something will certainly ruin it, attempt to prevent it from calmly taking place; maybe another try at … Continue reading Hope, that feeling America has forgotten.
Hello everyone! Well, it’s come to say I need to give up the Tuesday PT thread. I’m dealing with a lot of things IRL and I need to focus on that for a while. I didn’t have access to the … Continue reading This Birb’s Gotta Fly (From The Tuesday PT Thread)
Biden indicates plans to cancel Keystone XL pipeline permit on first day in office, sources confirm U.S. president-elect Joe Biden has indicated plans to cancel the Keystone XL pipeline permit via executive action on his first day in office, sources … Continue reading Martin Luther King Jr. Day Introduces the Monday Politics Thread