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Apr 16

Death And…

Waffle House– was conceived and founded by Joe Rogers Sr. and Tom Forkner. Rogers started in the restaurant business as a short-order cook in 1947 at the Toddle House in New Haven, Connecticut. New Haven is also the home (though not the birthplace of) my favorite traitor, Benedict Arnold, as well as being the most …

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Apr 16

Waiting for 2 pm? It’s already over. (Now With Exciting Update!)

Michael Cohen is in Contempt of Court. He has refused to release a list of clients to Judge Kimba Woods by the 10 am deadline for his written filing because… Well, just because. Judd Legum at Think Progress reports– From 2007 to 2017, Cohen said he only worked for Donald Trump and the Trump organization. …

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Apr 16

Cartnoon

The Midwest

Apr 15

Not A Rant

Been a busy week. Remember this? This was Wednesday. Time flies and all. The Paul Ryan Story: From Flimflam to Fascism By Paul Krugman, The New York Times April 12, 2018 I do have some insight into how Ryan — who has always been an obvious con man, to anyone willing to see — came …

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Apr 15

Crisis Actors

Remember- only the most scurrilous rumors. Alex Jones is not safe for work. Not Tucker too! I’ll get the police. Police. Officer, I’d like to report four bodies in my backyard. Wait right there Mr. Bennell. How do you know my name? Hang up, Matthew. I didn’t tell you my name. Hang up! I didn’t …

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Apr 14

Wag The Dog

We seem to have gone with Option 1, Limited Punitive Strikes. Such action is meant to impose a modest cost on Mr. Assad or to send a message that future chemical weapons use will not be tolerated. At the same time, it is meant to avoid any risk of changing the course of the war, …

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Apr 13

Wow! Marcy “Big Time” Wheeler!

Better known to us as the hard working, hyper-intelligent, humble, and funny emptywheel, she’s been banned from most networks for her propensity for uh… earthy ejaculations of the type that sends prissy puritans to their fainting couches (“But what about the children!”) that will surprise no one with the vocabulary of a mildly advanced toddler …

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Apr 13

Alexander Butterfield

Alexander Butterfield was a student at UCLA where he was a friend of H. R. Haldeman and John Ehrlichman. He joined the Air Force in 1948 and was a gunnery instructor before transferring to the 86th Fighter Wing out of Germany where he became a member of their aerobatics team. He was an operations officer …

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Apr 13

Cartnoon

Anna Akana Why Girls Should Ask Guys Out If Women Ruled The World How The Tables Have Turned

Apr 12

The Interview That’s Never Going To Happen?

I’m sorry. It’s just stupid that anyone in D.C. believes that. Robert Mueller has the power to compel Donald Trump to appear in front of any of his three, count ’em, three Grand Juries. This is settled law having been decided in Jones v. Clinton by a unanimous ruling of the United States Supreme Court. …

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Apr 12

Tom Hagen vs. Carlo Rizzi

Like many small time petty crooks, Carlo didn’t like to work and wasn’t good at holding a job. Not only was he lazy, he wasn’t smart. He made mistakes as a bookie and his co-workers had to keep an eye on him. He was the guy who married Connie Corleone and abused her, using one …

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Apr 12

News Funnel!

Look folks, there has just been too much news this week to keep up with our Late Night friends’ humorous commentary and if you’re like me you could use a giggle or two. Monday Third Month Mania: Bracket of Bullshit Tuesday Panda Yesterday Ryan I’ve highlighted my three favorite, “Third Month Mania: Bracket of Bullshit”, …

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