Category Archives: Current Events

Saturday Open Thread | Tx Senate Debate: Beto O’Rourke vs Ted Cruz

Beto O’Rourke is one hard working man. Visiting all 254 counties. He was in Houston playing dominoes with folks in 5th Ward and listening to their concerns. The best candidate for US senate Texas ever had. A Senator to help … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | Brett Kavanaugh’s story just found a way to get even creepier

Hat tip: Palmer Report In the days since Dr. Christine Blasey Ford has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of attempted rape, we keep finding out more about Kavanaugh’s background – particularly when it comes to how he’s viewed women … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Willie Nelson: “I don’t care” if my fans get angry that I support Beto O’Rourke

Musician Willie Nelson said Tuesday that he’s not bothered by the fact that many of his fans are boycotting him because he’s headlining a rally for Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas) later this month. “I don’t care,” Nelson said on ABC’s … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Beto O’Rourke has support of 97 percent of black voters

Ted Cruz is struggling to win over black voters according to a new poll, that despite that weakness shows the Republican senator with a healthy nine-point lead over Democrat Beto O’Rourke. Cruz is getting support from just three percent of … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Eric Holder says he’ll never call Trump “president”

Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder railed against what he called the “hateful actions and tweets” of the Trump administration this weekend, refusing to even call Donald Trump “president” of the United States. Holder, a Democrat who served as attorney … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Kavanaugh accuser comes forward, details alleged sexual assault

The woman who sent a letter to Sen. Dianne Feinstein earlier this year accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her in high school during the early 1980s has spoken publicly for the first time to The Washington … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Ametia!

Please join us in celebrating Ametia’s birthday. Feel free to drop your birthday wishes, poems, or music video links, etc., in the comments section. Ametia, on your birthday I wish you much pleasure and joy; I hope all of your … Continue reading

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