While right wingers planned a government shutdown over their plans to defund Planned Parenthood Boehner announced an unplanned retirement, keeping the government open a few more months.
Oklahoma planned to execute an innocent man, and the Supreme Court was going to let it happen until the governor's surprise 5-week stay, which extends the saga of Richard Glossip.
And while the US searches for a plan in Syria, and the world grasps at plans for refugees, Russia's sudden spate of airstrikes, has us all seriously scrambling in Syria.
Things don't always go according to plan. Just ask Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, and the still-planning Joe Biden.
The best laid plans of mice and men...
One thing you can plan on: politics, pints and positive people at your local progressive social club.
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