Category Archives: Politics

Federal court rules that Michigan’s partisan gerrymandering is unconstitutional

This is Michigan’s 12th congressional district, where I live. It didn’t always look like this. There was a time, prior to the Republican redistricting of 2001-2002, when the borders of the 12th district pretty much formed a square. But that changed in the wake of the 2000 census, when the Republican majority in Lansing took […]

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They execute babies, don’t they?

Yesterday in Green Bay, Wisconsin, after referring to leaders of the FBI and DOJ as “scum” and “dirty cops”, Donald Trump went on to reiterate the dangerous falsehood that, after women give birth in the United States, they have the option of killing the child. “(Babies are) wrapped in a blanket,” Donald Trump told the […]

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Six Takeaways from the Mueller Report

I hate to start out yet another post talking about Attorney General William Barr, but, as I’m sitting here, making my way through Robert Mueller’s incredibly dense 448-page report, I find myself with renewed appreciation for just how absurd the conceit behind Barr’s 4-page summary was. The notion that anyone could adequately sum up this […]

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The Mueller report open thread

I have absolutely nothing new to say about the Mueller report, but, as I suspect many of you will be looking for a place to start trading “OH MY GOD”s for “I TOLD YOU SO”s once it’s been released, I thought that I’d start a new thread. So, here it is…. Have fun with it. […]

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With the release of the Mueller report imminent, the President’s desperate lies intensify

I have a migraine. My head hurts like hell, but, after about four hours, I can finally see again, so things seem to be trending in the right direction… At any rate, I wanted to share a few things with you before I crawl back beneath the covers. Word came out from the Department of […]

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