Author Archives: tengrain

News That Will Drive You To Drink

Happy Hour News Guys, it was a year ago TO THE DAY that Our Lady of Bountiful Pasta and Good Shoe Wear, self-proclaimed prophet Cindy Jacob nasally brayed to the world that she was taking authority over the Trump Virus … Continue reading

Posted in Blog Against Theocracy, Cindy Jacobs, Jump for Jeebus, Pandemics, Theocrats | 3 Comments

Ah, Texas!

Can’t regulate freedumb Something ain’t right deep in the heart of Texas: Texas will not fix ERCOT’s $16 billion power billing mistake Texas’ utility regulator had an opportunity Friday to eliminate some of the $16 billion that the state’s grid … Continue reading

Posted in Texas, America's Lab for Bad Policy | 2 Comments

And Now, a Fran Lebowitz Interlude

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Science Proves: The GQP Doesn’t Like Science

This is tragic though entirely predictable (emphasis mine): Positive views of the effects of science on society have edged lower since the pandemic, driven by declining views among Republicans. Two-thirds of U.S. adults say the impact of science on society … Continue reading

Posted in Anti-Vaxxer, Science, The Coup Klux Klan (Republicans) | 6 Comments

Midday Palate Cleanser

🤣🤣🤣 pic.twitter.com/e6Q4aU8Rt0 — Just A British Simmer Here 🌠 (@_Glintofsilver) March 1, 2021 (Hat tip: Scissorhead Dennis Cole)

Posted in cats, Palate Cleansers | 5 Comments

One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Get a Clue Fish

The GQP thinks that they are somehow winning the Cancel Culture Wars with Dr. Seuss: The House Republicans’ campaign arm is offering donors copies of the Dr. Seuss classic “The Cat in the Hat,” seeking to capitalize on a new … Continue reading

Posted in Culture Wars, People Dumber than Dolphins, snark, The Coup Klux Klan (Republicans) | 5 Comments

The Grifters That Grift Together Do Time Together

Guys, remember when we noted that obvious grifter former Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao is in trouble for feather-nesting her family’s shipping bidness? It seems that the day after the Transportation Department inspector general recommended that the DOJ investigate Elaine Chao … Continue reading

Posted in Amply Be-Chinned #MoscowMitch McConnell, Elaine Chao, Grifters Gotta Grift | 6 Comments

Tweet, Twit, Twat

Rep. Zoe Lofgren (she was mine when I was in California) has done us a favor: her office went through the social media posts of all the House Republicans who objected to the certification of now President Joe Biden’s Electoral … Continue reading

Posted in Social Media, The Coup Klux Klan (Republicans), The Stupid Coup | 1 Comment

Here’s Some Stupid For Ya

Still struggling to understand @RonJohnsonWI last night. He forced nonpartisan Senate staff to read entire covid bill for 10+ hrs. Yet he wasn't there to object when Dems reduced debate to 3 hrs (instead of 20).So, now bill is moving … Continue reading

Posted in Pandemics, People Dumber than Dolphins, RoJo, snark | 3 Comments

‘The Calls Are Coming From Inside The House!’

I’ve been waiting for this: Trump appointee arrested in connection with Capitol riot The FBI on Thursday arrested Federico Klein, a former State Department aide, on charges related to the storming of the Capitol on Jan. 6, marking the first … Continue reading

Posted in Marjorie Taylor Greene, Q-spiracy, Rep. Lauren Boebert, The Coup Klux Klan (Republicans), The Stupid Coup | 2 Comments