Author Archives: tengrain

Difference Between Uncharged and Innocent: An Object Lesson

This is sad news: Career prosecutors have recommended against charging Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) in a long-running sex-trafficking investigation — telling Justice Department superiors that a conviction is unlikely in part because of credibility questions with the two central witnesses, … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, in Arizona…

You just cannot make up this stuff: Kyrsten Sinema is set to appear at the (amply be-chinned Mitch) McConnell Center in Kentucky: This Monday, Sept. 26, the McConnell Center is excited to welcome U.S. Senator Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) to give … Continue reading

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GOP Now Outsourcing Evil

“Please be our co-conspirator in kidnapping and human trafficking” seems like an odd pitch, but they are odd people (and by odd, I mean TERRIBLE):   New email from the National Republican Senatorial Committee asks supporters where they want Republican … Continue reading

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One Lump of Stupid or Two?

Associated Press got their filthy FAKE NEWS paws on military documents indicating that Hair Füror’s backed House candidate from Ohio J.R. Majewski never deployed to Afghanistan, as he has repeatedly claimed. Majewski held a press conference and offered in his defense, … Continue reading

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Please Forgive Us For Interrupting Your Weekend…

…as you wash, iron, and fold your summer clothes, and brush and air-out the mothball and cedar scent of your autumnal sweaters so long in storage, but we would be remiss if we did not alert you that our pal … Continue reading

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Great Signs, Cont.

I guess that close to Canada, some politeness was bound to rub off on them and their dogs.

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News That Will Drive You To Drink

Happy Hour News The Party of Lincoln, ladies and laddies: As he rolled out the first official Republican Party congressional platform in years, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy fittingly invoked the revered father of the GOP: Abraham Lincoln. At the … Continue reading

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Some Lunchtime Crazy?

Here’s some lunchtime crazy: FOUR YEARS AGO in Arizona, a woman had an abortion. She was not ambivalent about the decision: She was upset to learn she was pregnant, scared of giving birth, and did not want — and she … Continue reading

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Midday Palate Cleanser — Bodega Cats (@Bodegacats_) September 23, 2022 “soon.”

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2022 Election: GOP Vows To Repeal The Inflation Reduction Act to, er, Fight Inflation

The Republicans have settled on a unique gambit to win the midterms (Axios, so all the weird formatting, emboldening, and enigmatic bullet usage is theirs): Some key House Republicans are calling for the repeal of Democrats’ newly-passed drug pricing measure … Continue reading

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