Category Archives: Open Thread

Saturday Open Thread

I hope that you are enjoying this weekend with family and friends. I want to put a plug in for a series that will premiere on Monday, May 29th, on ABC. A new production from Shondaland.   A Bunch of … Continue reading

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Federal judge tosses out life sentences for DC sniper Malvo

McLEAN, Va. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday tossed out two life sentences for one of Virginia’s most notorious criminals, sniper Lee Boyd Malvo, and ordered Virginia courts to hold new sentencing hearings. In his ruling, U.S. District Judge … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | Jared Kushner Now A Focus in the Russia Investigation

Last week, it was reported that a person inside the White House had become of interest in the Russia investigation. Today, the Senior Adviser was named -Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner. From the Washington Post: Jared Kushner now a focus in … Continue reading

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Montana Politician Greg Gianforte body slams reporter Ben Jacobs

A Montana politician running for congressional office body slammed a reporter … and the sounds of the scuffle were caught on audio tape. Greg Gianforte — who’s gunning for a House seat in Congress in the 2018 election — slammed … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | The CBO Has Scored the Evil Legislation Known As Trumpcare 2.0.

It’s as bad as you think. I have said, from the beginning, that Trumpcare is nothing but a TAX CUT BILL masquerading as a Healthcare Bill. The core of this is cutting HUNDREDS OF BILLIONS FROM MEDICAID – the most … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | What’s the Matter With Republicans?

What’s the Matter With Republicans? Paul Krugman MAY 19, 2017 On Wednesday, Paul Ryan held a press conference just after the revelation that Donald Trump had pushed James Comey to kill the investigation into Michael Flynn — you know, the … Continue reading

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Congressman Al Green Threatened With LYNCHING After Calling For Trump’s Impeachment

U.S. Rep. Al Green (D-Texas) received voicemails threatening to lynch him and calling him racial slurs after he called for President Donald Trump’s impeachment, he said Saturday. Green, who is black, played the recordings for about 100 attendees at a … Continue reading

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