03/05/2019 archive

Mardi Gras

Republished from Feb 21, 2012 Mardi Gras en français or Fat Tuesday in English, it is time to party. It’s the last day for some Christians to eat all the food they like and party before the season of fasting before Lent. In many traditions it isn’t just one day. Mardi Gras, or Carnival season, …

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There Is No End To The Win.

Well, if you consider keeping the margin under a Veto Proof Majority a win. White House works to limit GOP defections, criticism ahead of vote to nullify Trump’s emergency declaration By Erica Werner, Jacqueline Alemany, and John Wagner, Washington Post March 4, 2019 The White House told Senate Republicans on Monday to “keep their powder …

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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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Why You Should Never, Ever Vote For Andrew Cuomo. Ever.

Did I mention ever? Look, I vote Working Family Party every time I can, strategically. Connecticut can’t hardly get more Blue (Statewide, there are local pockets and we are heavily gerrymandered and white, white, white) and while Greens are not particularly strong or organized WFP is and my consistent advice to Democratic candidates is to …

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Yah know, though it seems ages ago it was only two weeks. Get your head out of the spokes of the news cycle. You want time travel? 2018-

The Breakfast Club (Rebellion)

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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