07/02/2020 archive

Sock Puppets

A Sock Puppet is an Avatar you create that is different from your usual one so you can feign approval and praise (normally accompanied by substantial Astro Turfing) for your main Avatar’s work or opinions OR so you can attack others without exposing your identity. Now I have several remaining Avatars still “active” on dK …

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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 media 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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The New Homeless

Not everyone has HBO money (not to mention 5 Wax Presidents, he raffled off Russell Crowe’s Jock to benefit the last Blockbuster).


Sawdust and Spotlights.

How much for the little girl?

$100,000. There is nothing funny about it. Afghan Contractor Handed Out Russian Cash to Kill Americans, Officials Say By Mujib Mashal, Eric Schmitt, Najim Rahim and Rukmini Callimachi, The New York Times July 1, 2020 Rahmatullah Azizi stands as a central piece of a puzzle rocking Washington, named in American intelligence reports and confirmed by …

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The Breakfast Club (What Would You Do?)

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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