September, 2018 archive
I find it
noteworthy staggering how many women have been emboldened to tell their stories of sexual assault and abuse because of Ms. Ford’s bravery. At almost any legitimate news website you visit (except, of course, for Fox, but it’s hardly “legitimate”), you will find one or more.
Image via Job’s Anger.
Farron reports that farmers who supported Donald Trump are starting to figure out that Trump’s trade war is doing them wrong.
Politeness is a moving experience.
Phoenix Police said the boy was standing outside of his family’s vehicle when someone inside the vehicle moved a gun, causing it to fire.
I am an Airplane freak. I was fortunate to see then in concert several times.
Thom’s caller suggests that prosecutor Rachel Mitchell, who the Republicans on the Judiciary Committed used to question Christine Blasey Ford, was a “token hire.”
Methinks the thought is worth a ponder.
The Boston Globe corrals Brett Kavanaugh’s flock of duplicity. Here’s some samples; follow the link for the list and the papers conclusion.
- Kavanaugh was asked if he was involved with a scheme to steal Democratic staff e-mails related to judicial confirmations. He lied about it. E-mails showed that he was involved.
- In 2006, Kavanaugh was asked if he was involved in the controversial nomination of federal Judge Charles Pickering. He lied about that too and said he was not.
- In 2006, Kavanaugh was asked about his role in the nomination of William Haynes, the Pentagon general counsel involved in creating the Bush administration’s interrogation policies. He lied about that.
Pap and Thom discuss the growing number of suits against Facebook for allowing employment ads that violate anti-discrimination laws.
We are again reminded that politeness is child’s play.
According to Campbell, the family reported hearing a loud pop. After finding the child, the family immediately called 911 and headed to Rusk. Unfortunately, by the time they reached paramedics the child was deceased.
Thus passes another day in the NRA’s Garden of Eden.
Mike Littwin comments on the Senate Judiciary Committee’s Kavanaugh (non-)hearing. A snippet:
It was hard to watch, knowing how difficult it was for Ford. But what came next was harder still. The Republicans on the committee didn’t criticize Ford’s testimony. They just acted as if it had never happened.
Follow the link for the rest.
Dick Polman is en point in labeling the Republican Party as “the party of misogyny.”