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Posted 4 days ago at A Spork in the Drawer
Posted 4 days ago at A Spork in the Drawer
Buh-bye: A senior EU leader has confirmed the bloc wants Britain out as soon as possible, warning that David Cameron’s decision to delay the start of Brexit negotiations until his successor is in place may not be fast enough. Martin... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at A Spork in the Drawer
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Great Britain goes boom. The Three Brexiteers - Boris, Michael, and Nigel - have caught the car and now have to figure out what to do with it. Davey Cameron's little election stunt has blown up in his face and... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at A Spork in the Drawer
How nifty it is the our criminal justice system is controlled from soup to nuts by for-profit corporations. Good ol' American (subsidized-by-taxpayers) Free Markets™ at work! . Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at A Spork in the Drawer
No figuring this one out: A Republican congressman is trying to block the Treasury from redesigning U.S. currency, a move that could prevent the government from replacing Andrew Jackson on the front of the $20 bill with abolitionist Harriet Tubman.... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at A Spork in the Drawer
Bailing out: A growing number of prominent U.S. corporations are opting to drop or scale back their sponsorship of the Republican national convention next month in Cleveland, as the nomination of Donald Trump promises a level of controversy rarely seen... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2016 at A Spork in the Drawer
As much as a tyre fire as the European Union is, Brexit is still a bad idea. The British economy would take a bad hit (and who knows what ripple effects would happen) and it would greatly increase the chances... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2016 at A Spork in the Drawer
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Two things: I didn't bother with the weighting and the quiz assumes that Trump's declarations are what he would actually do. Otherwise, I'm not especially surprised. Won't be voting for Stein, regardless. Quiz itself. . Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2016 at A Spork in the Drawer
I'm taking Trump seriously, and I'm taking his supporters even more seriously. Even if Donald goes away his supporters will remain, growing angrier. .
Toggle Commented Jun 14, 2016 on He's Right, It's Insane at A Spork in the Drawer
From New Jersey tough guy to...this: Governor Chris Christie, of New Jersey, another of Trump’s opponents early in the campaign, has transformed himself into a sort of manservant, who is constantly with Trump at events. (One Republican told me that... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2016 at A Spork in the Drawer
Elizabeth Warren purchased https://t.co/fILbq1sCdY and redirected it to her own official website, just to screw with Donald Trump. #MicDrop— Rachel Gonzalez (@RachelRGonzalez) June 11, 2016 Still don't want Warren to be Veep but this is epic. . Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2016 at A Spork in the Drawer
What's yours will be theirs: The [Oklahoma] Department of Public Safety recently bought and installed 16 portable devices that police can carry in their cars and that allow them to scan prepaid debit cards and gift cards and seize any... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2016 at A Spork in the Drawer
This is meant to be conforting: Even after endorsing Trump, many Republicans are finding themselves constantly forced to distance themselves from Trump's inflammatory statements. Saying they disagree is beginning to sound hollow so Republicans have taken another tack. They promise... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2016 at A Spork in the Drawer
Your modern GOP: The event also provided a platform for Karl Rove, the Republican political consultant, to tell Donna Brazile, a black political strategist: “I did you a great favour bringing you into politics in the 1860 campaign and this... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2016 at A Spork in the Drawer
Jack's back and he's more delightful than ever: After both parties have held their conventions, I expect Hillary to maintain a small, but solid, lead in the popular vote, and hold a daunting advantage in the Electoral College. President Hillary... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2016 at A Spork in the Drawer
In the video for "Formation" there's a shot of a small black boy facing a line of riot gear-clad police who proceed to raise their arms in surrender. Also, the vid shows Bey sinking under New Orleans flood waters on top of a NOPD car. She's also a supporter of BLM. It's all rather silly. .
Toggle Commented May 29, 2016 on True Confession at A Spork in the Drawer
I've spent my life cheerfully not being especially aware of Beyoncé but, goddamn it, "Lemonade" is one of the best albums I've heard in years, maybe decades. And the associated film is visually stunning, as well: . Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2016 at A Spork in the Drawer
But a scrstch might kill us now: For the first time, a US patient has been infected with bacteria resistant to an antibiotic used as a last resort, scientists said Thursday. [...] “It is the end of the road for... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2016 at A Spork in the Drawer
That's fricking amazing. Six years old? That's fricking amazing. .
Toggle Commented May 27, 2016 on A Better View at Froth Slosh B'Gosh
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I keep myself smelling fresh with the scent of ">Semprini. Ptang ptang! .
Toggle Commented May 26, 2016 on WTF Wednesday at A Spork in the Drawer
Pace Josh Marshall, Elizabeth Warren should stay in the Senate. Warren is 66 years old and would be 74 in 2024; Hillary should pick a young and upcoming Dem who could succeed her. . Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2016 at A Spork in the Drawer
The Bundys are being oppressed: Ryan Bundy wrote in the document that "my rights are being violated. My right to life is being violated. All of my First Amendment rights are being violated. My right to freedom of religion is... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2016 at A Spork in the Drawer
Good luck: Republican lawmakers in Ohio approved a bill late Wednesday night that would force residents to put up a cash bond when they petition a court extend voting hours during an election day emergency, such as a natural disaster.... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2016 at A Spork in the Drawer