Monthly Archive: August 2018

Aug 28 2018

2018 Midterm Election: North Carolina Edition

Oops they did it again. A panel of three federal judge ruled that districts in North Carolina were unconstitutionally gerrymandered and must be redrawn before the November midterm elections just 70 days away. In 2016, the federal court ruled that the 2011 legislative map was racially gerrymandered. The Republican dominated legislature passed a plan that …

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Aug 28 2018

Pondering the Pundits

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. Thanks to ek hornbeck, click on …

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Aug 28 2018

The Breakfast Club (change you can believe in)

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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Aug 27 2018

No NAFTA?

There is probably much less here than meets the eye. Readers know I’m no fan of Neo Liberal Trade Agreements for the benefit of Multi-National Mega Corporations, particularly those which detract from a Country’s Sovreignity and ability to regulate for the benefits of its citizens. On the other hand I wouldn’t trust Trump to know …

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Aug 27 2018

Oops, John’s Bad

John Oliver’s next episode is September 9th. Stephen has new episodes starting September 3rd. Seth Meyers returns September 5th as does Samantha Bee.

Aug 27 2018

Pondering the Pundits

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. Thanks to ek hornbeck, click on …

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Aug 27 2018

The Breakfast Club (SOS)

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 10:00am (ET) (or …

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Aug 26 2018

Rant of the Week: Bil Maher – Orange Tuesday

“You’ve heard of Black Friday; this week we had Orange Tuesday.” Friday night on his HBO show, “Real Time,” Bill Maher recaps thetop stories of the week, including more bad news for the Trump crime family.

Aug 26 2018

Democrats Democratic?

People forget that the debacle of 1968 led to serious Democratic Party reforms that included among other things the wholesale replacement of Caucuses (notoriously corrupt) with Primaries. Then Dr. George “DFC” McGovern, B-24 Liberator pilot who flew 35 combat missions over German-occupied Europe, lost in a landslide to Richard “Not A Crook” Nixon because being …

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Aug 26 2018

The Breakfast Club (Good Journalism)

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 10:00am (ET) (or …

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