Holiday

You could say Ted Cruz is about as funny as a debilitating brain parasite, but that would be imprecise. He’s as funny as a brain parasite attempting to do prop comedy at 1 a.m on a Wednesday at a Sioux Falls Holiday Inn. In other words, much less funny than your workaday...

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  • October 10, 2021

The problem with having Christmas every day, as the folks behind these weird Christmas-themed attractions surely know by now, is that when Dec. 25 actually comes around, Christmas doesn’t seem that special. That’s a bit how I feel on 4/20. What am I gonna do? Get higher? I’m not sure...

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  • April 20, 2021

420 should be an official national holiday. Also, here’s the latest news out of Pennsylvania: The suit means business. Revenue. Jobs. Justice. Freedom. Legal Weed ✅ for PA. pic.twitter.com/0qEHxolMNh — John Fetterman (@JohnFetterman) April 20, 2021 People who want lawmakers to legalize recreational marijuana in Pennsylvania rallied Tuesday at the...

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  • April 20, 2021

He is risen! Suck on a hyssop stick, haters and losers! I’m not quite sure what’s going on here. Is she plugging the King of Kings’ uncensored comedy podcast, or are they finally letting Yeshua bar Yosef compete on cooking shows, even though he keeps using his loaves-and-fishes powers to fuck up...

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  • April 4, 2021

The week has started badly and tragically. Even the Suez Canal got blocked. but we should at least think about Spring Cleaning, even if we never get it completed. It’s enough to make you nuke a space hurricane, eat a pie under the covers, or buy a QAnon Sudoku decoder...

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  • March 24, 2021

A noted piece of work, State Senator Hensley, a Sons of Confederate Veterans member, decided there were so many new ways to get a KKK founder’s statue to stick around in the usual battles of Tennessee culture. This particular 1978 bust is a Jim Crow monument with marginal historical value other than honoring...

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  • March 19, 2021

My dogs are pretty loyal. I give them loads of treats, ear scratches, and belly rubs, and in return they look at me adoringly while mostly refraining from pooping in or near my shoes. I could start selling holiday gift baskets stuffed with panda sausage, baby seal tears, and black...

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  • March 6, 2021

Consistency really isn’t their thing, is it? In the last election cycle, Tom Norton, a once and future candidate for Congress, challenged “RINO” Peter Meijer in the GOP primary for Michigan’s 3rd Congressional District. He lost. By a lot. Meijer captured 50.2% of the vote while Norton came in a distant...

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  • March 4, 2021

Ted Cruz tried to slither around the coverage of his holiday in Cancun, including an interview on Hannity to offset a series of lies once social media caught him at the airport.  #TedFled because he’s really not all about the accountability or even patriotism considering his role in the insurrection. Cruz's...

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  • February 19, 2021

Kristi Noem, the GOP superstar governor who took one of the least densely populated states in the nation and turned it into a big-city-style COVID cluster*, appears to be Republicaning in other ways, too. In other words, she’s following in the feculent footsteps of her ocher overlord by engaging in...

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  • February 15, 2021

Yeah, I remember feeling this way after Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan. No fucking way can they make another Friday the 13th movie. I mean, that’s ridiculous, right? Twenty years later, after three more sequels and a reboot, I looked like a damn fool. Not as foolish...

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  • February 11, 2021

Oh these rioters, so mollycoddled. Organic food in jail. No problem. Personally want my Harrod’s delivery, or I’m on hunger strike! I booked a holiday. No problem just as long as you don’t go to DC. Can I have a break during my sentence then? Imagine if this was how...

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  • February 8, 2021

I like this: Ohio Congressman Tim Ryan (D-13) is urging President Joe Biden to fire the entire United States Postal Service Board of Governors and nominate new leadership amid recent mail delays. In his letter to the president, Ryan explained how operational changes imposed by Postmaster General Louis DeJoy continue...

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  • February 2, 2021

And he’s not even dead yet, or even a son of Ohio, but there remains Trumpist delusions. Then again shouldn’t James Buchanan get his national holiday on 23 April. Republican Reps. Jon Cross of Kenton and Reggie Stoltzfus of Paris Township sent an email to their House colleagues Friday asking...

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  • January 30, 2021

Marchers were beaten into withdrawal, spoiling their first attempt to march from Selma to the state capital of Montgomery, Alabama. In the ensuing successful march in 1965 to Montgomery, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered an address that predicted the January 6, 2021 insurrection at the Nation’s Capital. To the...

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  • January 18, 2021

http://www.msn.com/… Incompetence of the Trump administration including lack of interest by Trump himself is hampering vaccinations as thousands of Americans die in the pandemic each day. The Trump Administration promised 20 million vaccinations by the end of 2020, but fewer than 3 million have actually received their first shot. http://www.nytimes.com/… In Florida,...

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  • December 31, 2020

A grumpy Trumpy arrived at his new domicile and got depressed over not having enough gaudy gold surroundings to remind him of his earlier, more randy life. In other news, Pence seems not to be ready to join the idiots trying to overturn the election, and the New York prosecutors...

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  • December 30, 2020

Why does it feel like Trump is hearing the Christmas story for the first time as he reads this? Tell me I’m wrong. x This is not a Saturday night live skit but it sure feels like one pic.twitter.com/XTYzrP2mqy— Molly Jong-Fast🏡 (@MollyJongFast) December 24, 2020 < p class=”is-empty-p”> x x...

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  • December 25, 2020

Trump just got some more coal in his Christmas stocking, delivered by a judge he appointed to the 7th Circuit. Trump campaign suffers another legal setback in Wisconsin case President Donald Trump’s ineffectual bid to persuade the courts to overturn his defeat at the polls last month suffered another defeat...

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  • December 25, 2020

If Trump vetoes the Covid-19 relief bill, much of the government will shut down: U.S. faces risk of government shutdown as Trump balks at COVID-19 relief deal Americans on Wednesday faced the prospect of a government shutdown during a pandemic as outgoing President Donald Trump, angry at his fellow Republicans...

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  • December 24, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former Georgia House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams (D. GA) on behalf of her organization, Far Fight, in support of Jon Ossoff  (D. GA) &  Rev. Raphael Warnock’s (D. GA) U.S. Senate campaigns: Rev. Raphael Warnock (D. GA) & Jon Ossoff (D. GA) We are less...

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  • December 20, 2020

I have to admit, I always forget about my War on Christmas obligations — which include buying the “Fuck Christmas!” cookies and hanging mistletoe over the latest amalgam of carbon atoms and flop sweat passing itself off as Rudy Giuliani — until I’m reminded about the importance of the season by...

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  • December 18, 2020

President-elect Biden will give a speech at 8pm EST on Monday, Dec. 14th from Wilmington, DE to talk about “the electoral college vote certification and the strength and resilience of our democracy,” Until then, Trump whines about something, something… after standing wasn’t found for the strange Texas lawsuit trying to throw out...

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  • December 14, 2020

Received this e-mail today from the Georgia Democratic Party: Rev. Raphael Warnock (D. GA) & Jon Ossoff (D. GA) BIG news from the North Pole — the cast of Elf is reuniting THIS SUNDAY! Everyone knows how important it is that we elect Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock. That’s why Will Ferrell,...

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  • December 11, 2020

Received a few e-mails for upcoming GOTV event to help Jon Ossoff (D. GA) and Rev. Raphael Warnock (D. GA) win their runoff elections. Received this e-mail last night  from Senate Circle: Thank You Going into the holiday season, we give thanks for you: for joining this team and bringing...

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  • December 10, 2020

Received this e-mail today from the Georgia Democratic Party: Rev. Raphael Warnock (D. GA) &  Jon Ossoff (D. GA) On November 3 we made history in Georgia, and in less than one month we have to do it again to flip the Senate blue and end Mitch McConnell’s reign. Luckily,...

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  • December 9, 2020

Sadly, Ivanka might actually be better than the existing Florida governor 'Ivanka definitely has political ambitions, no question about it,' a source who has been working closely with the Trump family told CNN. 'She wants to run for something, but that still needs to be figured out.' Talk of an Ivanka...

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  • December 8, 2020

Horrid numbers of new cases of covid infections and deaths, economic turmoil, racial injustice, foreign policy, and the climate catastrophe are bearing down on us. Trump golfs and plots ways to enact his scorched earth policies on the way out the door. Nothing else matters to him at this moment,...

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  • November 28, 2020

Because “freedom” means having the right to kill the grans at Thanksgiving 1978 — WKRP in Cincinnati: The "turkey drop" episode. Forty live turkeys were dropped from a helicopter onto an unsuspecting Cincinnati shopping mall. “As God is my witness, I thought turkeys could fly.” Happy Thanksgiving, all.🌎🦃❤️ pic.twitter.com/cNswSKVQ5w — Rex...

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  • November 26, 2020

There’s something undeniably hilarious about those classic late night talk show segments in which kids are asked to relate the instructions (as they see them) for cooking a turkey. Usually they say things like “cook the turkey for 100 hours at 50 degrees” or “stuff the turkey with potatoes, yams, pumpkin...

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  • November 26, 2020

Throughout the Democratic primaries, the dueling campaigns, and finally the day of November 3rd, I feared the United States would let me down. I have blown the horn of warning to anyone who would listen that this election was not a referendum on Donald Trump it was a referendum on...

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  • November 25, 2020

Kitchen Table Kibitzing is a community series for those who wish to share a virtual kitchen table with other readers of Daily Kos who aren’t throwing pies at one another. Drop by to talk about music, your weather, your garden, or what you cooked for supper…. Newcomers may notice that...

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  • November 21, 2020

Back in April, President Trump issued a hollow order that meatpacking plants remain open, with safety restrictions to be fashioned by the plants’ owners. Even though the Covid-19 virus was ravaging its employees, places like Tyson Foods threatened them with firings if they dared put their health above a slab of...

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  • November 20, 2020

Prisoners about to be executed are sometimes asked what they want for their last meal. (I used to fantasize about what I would want — maybe grouse served with a ‘66 Romaneé-Conti — until I learned the choices were limited to like, steak.) Scott Atlas — he of “herd immunity”...

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  • November 17, 2020

One step above reading the phone book, apparently Trump is running out of material and plans to read obituaries, claiming that they voted this year. x Trump campaign releases four obituaries of deceased people in Georgia who had ballots cast in their name in the 2020 election pic.twitter.com/e6DAk3BIF6— Charlie Spiering...

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  • November 13, 2020

Negligence is not a feature of libertarianism but it is a tasty bug as the Trump campaign ignores local ordinances and continues to spread the pandemic, mainly in smaller US cities that have large enough airport hangars. The Trump strategy of herd immunity will kill over a half-million people before a...

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  • October 14, 2020

This is — quite literally — insane. x Donald Trump Jr. is holding a packed indoor event in Florida. pic.twitter.com/F4PpuML9j6— The Recount (@therecount) October 8, 2020 < p class=”is-empty-p”> That’s today at the Holiday Inn Resort in Panama City Beach. Hard to see whether these mouth-breathers are wearing masks, but my...

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  • October 8, 2020

This is VOTING INFO AND IS  important to tell voters..  FLORIDA IS VERY IMPORTANT   I suggest all Kossacks in all 50 states put this info on Daily Kos and Twitter and your email lists and send your State’s info to the voter… NOW…Don’t wait.  If you have family in Florida and...

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  • September 25, 2020

Once the Democrats broke the Republican gerrymandering of Virginia districts and fair elections were held in 2019, Virginia became a blue trifecta—meaning the Democrats controlled both houses of the state legislature and the governor’s mansion. Democrats immediately restored voting rights, made Election Day a holiday, and extended voting hours. These small...

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  • September 19, 2020

Dumb ass: Rep. Paul Gosar boosted a tweet Thursday from a conservative Arizona comedian who outlined a false conspiracy of how he thinks Democrats stole Arizona's 2018 Senate race won by Kyrsten Sinema. Gosar, R-Ariz., used his personal Twitter account to amplify the fringe view of a man who only identifies...

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  • September 5, 2020

First off, this is bull shit: Calling Gov. Steve Bullock’s August directive permitting counties to hold the Nov. 3 election via mail ballot illegal, President Donald Trump’s campaign and three other Republican groups sued Bullock on Wednesday seeking to overturn it. The suit filed in U.S. District Court in Helena by...

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  • September 5, 2020

        In this revelatory, authoritative portrait of Donald J. Trump and the toxic family that made him, Mary L. Trump, a trained clinical psychologist and Donald’s only niece, shines a bright light on the dark history of their family in order to explain how her uncle became the...

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  • August 15, 2020

Joe Biden has some tough words about Trump today: Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden called Trump's actions “half-baked.” “This is no art of the deal,” Biden said in a statement. “This is not presidential leadership. These orders are not real solutions. They are just another cynical ploy designed to...

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  • August 9, 2020

Kudos to Emily Singer at The American Independent for capturing this: x After several positive ads, Montana U.S. Sen. @SteveDaines (R) re-election campaign with a contrast ad against @SteveBullockMT (D) on health care. Links Bullock to Biden and Pelosi. First aired this AM in Butte-Bozeman per @Ad_Analytics. #mtsen #mtpol pic.twitter.com/4em1fy8Zhe—...

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  • July 10, 2020

Kitchen Table Kibitzing is a community series for those who wish to share a virtual kitchen table with other readers of Daily Kos who aren’t throwing pies at one another. Drop by to talk about music, your weather, your garden, or what you cooked for supper…. Newcomers may notice that...

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  • July 4, 2020

It is a surprise to some who haven’t spent time in African-American cultural institutions that Lift Every Voice and Sing is a standard for many events. It never substitutes for the US national anthem. It is equally surprising not to know the lyrics of a song that is much more...

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  • July 3, 2020

The cover-up continues as Trump tries to disrupt what are continuing investigations into a number of crimes that might ultimately involve IMPOTUS*.  The firing of US Attorney Geoffrey Berman may have been planned to happen with a confluence of Juneteenth and possible discord, only to be exposed with the shift...

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  • June 20, 2020

Talking Points Memo reports an interview Bunker Boy gave to the Wall Street Journal (behind a paywall) in which The Great Orange Shitgibbon said — really! — that some Americans may be wearing masks to signal disapproval of him — not as a preventative measure. I think the Lincoln Project...

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  • June 18, 2020

Apparently the disinformation default for the GOP is to ridicule the iconoclasm of decommissioning  US monuments and exaggerate illogical alternatives, while trying to get its base to waive its right to sue for damages if they go to a rally and get sick. The Obelisk of Wokeness actually sounds kind...

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  • June 12, 2020

U.S. Senate candidate, Jaime Harrison (D. SC), has an op-ed in The Root that addresses George Floyd and the years of police brutality that the black community has had to deal with: Minneapolis, Minn.; Louisville, Ky.; Brunswick, Ga. These are the latest cities turned inside out because of the killing...

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  • June 7, 2020
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