• Tips gratefully accepted here. Thanks!:

  • Recent Comments

    riverdaughter on Yeah, why is that?
    Ivory Bill Woodpecke… on Yeah, why is that?
    William on Yeah, why is that?
    djmm on They’re up to something.
    djmm on They’re up to something.
    Ivory Bill Woodpecke… on Yeah, why is that?
    William on Yeah, why is that?
    William on Let’s save some oxygen for Bid…
    Catscatscats on Let’s save some oxygen for Bid…
    James Bowater on Let’s save some oxygen for Bid…
    William on They’re up to something.
    lucyk on They’re up to something.
    Ivory Bill Woodpecke… on They’re up to something.
    Isaac Peterson on Covid News: it was just a matt…
    William on They’re up to something.
  • Categories

  • Tags

    abortion Add new tag Afghanistan Al Franken Anglachel Atrios bankers Barack Obama Bernie Sanders big pharma Bill Clinton cocktails Conflucians Say Dailykos Democratic Party Democrats Digby DNC Donald Trump Donna Brazile Economy Elizabeth Warren feminism Florida Fox News General Glenn Beck Glenn Greenwald Goldman Sachs health care Health Care Reform Hillary Clinton Howard Dean John Edwards John McCain Jon Corzine Karl Rove Matt Taibbi Media medicare Michelle Obama Michigan misogyny Mitt Romney Morning Edition Morning News Links Nancy Pelosi New Jersey news NO WE WON'T Obama Obamacare OccupyWallStreet occupy wall street Open thread Paul Krugman Politics Presidential Election 2008 PUMA racism Republicans research Sarah Palin sexism Single Payer snark Social Security Supreme Court Terry Gross Texas Tim Geithner unemployment Wall Street WikiLeaks women
  • Archives

  • History

    July 2017
    S M T W T F S
  • RSS Paul Krugman: Conscience of a Liberal

  • The Confluence

    The Confluence

  • RSS Suburban Guerrilla

  • RSS Ian Welsh

    • Open Thread
      Feel free to use to discuss topics unrelated to recent posts.
  • Top Posts

Stride: Things don’t grow if you don’t bless them with your patience. 

I’m teaching myself how to play my guitar with Yousician. It’s more like playing Guitar Hero except with real fingering and frets and stuff. Looking forward to my own sing-along. 

First Aid Kit: 


Paul Waldman at WaPo breaks down the revised Republican health care plan. To summarize, it’s still a catastrophe for the poor, sick, self employed, elderly, women, children, the disabled, you get the idea. But they cleverly took out the tax cut for the extremely wealthy. I guess the optics on that looked pretty heartless, cruel, selfish, greedy, evil, well, you get my drift. 

How much you wanna bet they just add the tax cut to the tax reform package?  

They just might pass it this time. I know, I know, the good guys are supposed to win but we are outnumbered. And anyway, last November should have been proof enough that the universe is playing a sick joke on us. So… there’s that…
Just a reminder that if you vote for a Republican for the senate because of his position on abortion, what you’re really signing onto is sticking a knife in children who are already born. 

And addicts.

And seniors in Medicaid funded nursing homes. 

Those Republicans have got your number, they’ve conditioned you good and you’re willing to kill a lot of people to serve their agenda. 

So, it’s murder either way. 

Just sayin’.  


Omg, he’s chatting up the First Lady of France:

What she should have said:

“Thank you. While you’re here we can introduce you to a good workout for a man of your age and fitness level. Maybe a seniors class. “

Stroll: Summer Breeze


I heard that Trump is headed to France. Take it away Macron: