Category Archives: Today in History

On This Day in History

1970: Earth Day and the start of the modern environmental movement begins in earnest. Way earnest. 1994: Nixon dies and presumably Hell got a little warmer. 2009: Torture enthusiast Sean Hannity volunteers to be water-boarded for Charity. (Note: he still … Continue reading

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The End of an Era

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (and the rest of the leadership in the House) has stepped down, but will remain in Congress. Politico’s email thingie: PELOSI TAKES A BOW — Speaker NANCY PELOSI will step aside as House Democrats’ top leader after … Continue reading

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21 Years Later

Today is the 21st anniversary of the day that Chimpy McStagger ignored (as usual) his daily briefing, preferring instead to ride his bike while on one of his countless vacations at his play ranch in Texas. This photograph is from … Continue reading

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Today in History

Happy 60th Birthday, Space Needle!   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Seattle Municipal Archives (@seattlecityarchives) In 1962 the Space Needle opens to the public. Every time I see it —which is most days as there … Continue reading

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Today in History

Eighty years ago today, President Franklin Roosevelt signed executive order 9066 that forced removal and mass incarceration of Japanese Americans in 10 American internment camps. Not our finest hour. If you grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area, you already know retired … Continue reading

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Today in History…

…Rushbo farted off into history, and the grease fire in Hell is still outta control. Only guessing, of course.

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Today in History…

…a year ago today, twice-impeached LOSER ex-Prznint Stupid lost the 2020 Goat Rodeo. Also: Prznint Stupid’s stupidest lawyer ™ Rudy Giuliani held the infamous 4 Seasons Total Landscaping press conference. In 2000 Republicans stole the election for Chimpy.

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And it’s not even noon yet…

Been a busy morning! In the course of one (1) hour: Passed, 69-30: Cal. #100, H.R.3684, Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, as amended. — Senate Cloakroom (@SenateCloakroom) August 10, 2021 NOW VOTING: Motion to proceed to Cal. #122, S.Con.Res.14, FY2022 … Continue reading

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Today in History

The world was forever changed when the first atomic bomb was dropped.

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Today In History (Kinda)

The Big Lie, cont. …it’s been six (6!) months since The Stupid Coup. The Coup Klux Klan has spent the entire time seeking to protect its perpetrators & organizers and block any investigation into it. In the meanwhile, Republicans in … Continue reading

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