Daily Archive: 07/16/2017

Jul 16 2017

Elric VIII, 428th Emperor of Melniboné

Elric is a weak, wasted albino, product of at least a millenia of inbreeding. His febrile Empire clings to illusions of past grandeur, the inconsistent favor of the Chaos Lords, and half remembered remnants of once puissant magic Elric is too anemic to perform unaided by drugs. The only thing that gives him power is …

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Jul 16 2017

Rant of the Week: Dueling Dead Presidents

Only John Oliver and Stephen Colbert stage a battle of insults between two dead presidents, Warren G. Harding and Zachary Taylor, using their wax statues. After agreeing to disagree, the statues kiss and make up.

Jul 16 2017

Brilliant

Disaster Politics. There Is No Alternative. Why would the GOP want to pass a hugely unpopular health-care bill? By Aaron Blake, Washington Post July 16 Consequential political liabilities are built upon narratives that take hold over a period of time with multiple proving points. A poll on a complex legislative issue three weeks after it …

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Jul 16 2017

The Breakfast Club (Caught Stealing)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:30am (ET) to …

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Jul 16 2017

Pondering the Pundits: Sunday Preview Edition

“Pondering the Pundits” is an Open Thread. It is a selection of editorials and opinions from around the news medium and the internet blogs. The intent is to provide a forum for your reactions and opinions, not just to the opinions presented, but to what ever you find important. On Sunday mornings we present a …

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Jul 16 2017

Formula One 2017: Silverstone

You may only have until 2019 to enjoy the big muddy. Silverstone has activated its option to stop hosting Formula One which is in my opinion a big mistake. It may be true enough that the economics are impossible for the track ownership and it is for sure that none of the spectators are inclined …

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