Category Archives: Open Thread

Wednesday Open Thread | Democrats in New York flipped a New York Assembly seat

Democrats in New York flipped a New York Assembly seat on Tuesday, winning a seat that has been in GOP hands for nearly four decades. Democrat Steve Stern, a former Suffolk County legislator, beat out Janet Smitelli (R) for AD-10, … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Robert Mueller’s sealed indictments

Finally. We were wondering when the mainstream conversation would finally get there. The topic, of course, is Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his sealed indictments. Politico addressed the topic yesterday, pointing out that Mueller can obtain sealed indictments against a … Continue reading

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Police wrestled a black woman to the ground, exposing her breasts in restaurant

It looked like a sexual assault in a public restaurant. Slave patrols pulling a black woman’s clothes off in public and dragging her to the ground over plastic wear & patrons kept eating like it was nothing. Cop also threatened … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Shania Twain says she would’ve voted for Trump, later apologizes

Dear Shania Twain, That don’t impress me much….. You said what you said! Out of the abundance of the heart, the mouth speaketh. Seeing how she’s a Canadian citizen, Shania Twain couldn’t vote for Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton in … Continue reading

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29 year old James Shaw Jr tackled Waffle House Shooter

A 29-year-old man credited with saving numerous lives Sunday morning after he disarmed a man who opened fire on an Antioch Waffle House said he was just trying to stay alive. James Shaw Jr., 29, said after feeling cornered he … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread

Have a Blessed Sunday, Everyone. Hat tip Yahtzee: Gospel singer Clara Ward was born on this day, April 21, in 1924.

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Saturday Open Thread | AG Jeff Sessions told White House he might leave if Rosenstein is fired

BREAKING from @washingtonpost: AG Jeff Sessions told White House he might leave if Rosenstein is fired. @mattzap breaks down his latest. WATCH: pic.twitter.com/mdnoTVEEf1 — Hardball (@hardball) April 20, 2018

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