Category Archives: Open Thread

Monday Open Thread | Checking in on the Legislative Evil Known As Trumpcare

Otherwise known as Graham-Cassidy… The latest tax cut bill masquerading as a healthcare bill. I don’t need to remind you that this is the time for action. We have to call. We have to fax. If you can, show up … Continue reading

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Dolphins safety Michael Thomas get emotional when talking about Trump calling him “a son of a bitch”

Miami Dolphins safety Michael Thomas said he had to take action to make the world a better place for his daughter after President Trump attacked NFL players like him who kneel during the national anthem. Thomas became emotional while talking … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread | #TakeAKnee ‘til change comes…..

1. #TakeAKnee is a movement started last year by NFL player Colin Kaepernick. Quarterback Colin Kaepernick, 29, began kneeling during the national anthem last NFL season as a demonstration to protest (police brutally killing unarmed black men) the current treatment … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | Trump calls NFL Players Who Kneel a “Son of a Bitch”

President Trump told a crowd at a rally for Alabama Senate candidate Luther Strange (R) on Friday night that they should “pick up and leave” NFL games if they see players kneeling during the national anthem. “When people like yourselves … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | Mueller asked WH for phone records on Air Force One statement

Special counsel Robert Mueller has asked the White House to turn over all its documents related to Donald Trump Jr.’s initial statement on a meeting with a Russian lawyer at Trump Tower. The statement, which was reportedly drafted on Air … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Trump made up an African country while speaking to African leaders

God help me….I can’t stand this man. Not only did Trump make up a country in Africa, he thought it was a good idea to tell them “So many” of my friends are going to Africa “to get rich”. WHAT? … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Senate panel calls for open hearing with Trump lawyer

(CNN) The leaders of the Senate intelligence committee said Tuesday they want President Donald Trump’s personal attorney and longtime associate to testify in public after Michael Cohen released to the media his opening statement he planned to give at a … Continue reading

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