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Fighting Back: Rep. DelBene – “The Republican legislation is a bill of callous decisions and missed opportunities.”

The weekly Fighting Back post is also an Open News Thread. The Weekly Democratic Party Address was delivered by Rep. Suzan DelBene of Washington state. (In this week’s Democratic Party Address, Congresswoman Suzan DelBene of Washington calls out Republicans for doling out permanent tax giveaways to the “people” who need them least – corporations.) Rep.…

Fighting Back: “The Republican #TaxScam will raise taxes on millions of middle-income taxpayers”

The weekly Fighting Back post is also an Open News Thread. The Weekly Democratic Party Address is being managed by the Senate side of Congress this week and is not available at publication time. So here is a video from a few weeks ago with Senator Kamala Harris throwing down the gauntlet on the DREAMers.…

Fighting Back: “As Democrats, we will fight to build an economy that works for all.”

The weekly Fighting Back post is also an Open News Thread. The Weekly Democratic Party Address was delivered by Representative Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut, Co-Chair of the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee. (Rep. Rosa DeLauro is calling Republicans out for helping corporations and the wealthy rig the game against the middle class.) Rep. DeLauro: The…

Motley Megaphone

Call the Whaaambulance!

Call the Whaaambulance! Harvard Republicans refuse to endorse Trump.

Here, I will save you having to click on that link:

“What happened to our beautiful party … the one built on the Southern Strategy, whistled to in Philadelphia MS, powered by the hateful racist rhetoric of Lee Atwater, and dedicated to crushing the poor, women, people of color, and the elderly??? We must reclaim it from the racist misogynist so that we can get back to the noble task of granny-killing, poor-starving, and sick-kicking Ryanism!”

Our World in Images

Fall Colors and Mountain Goats in the Mt. Baker Wilderness Area

North Cascades Mountain Goat (Oreamnos america) grazing on huckleberries and grasses on a warm October afternoon. What a beautiful specimen, well muscled with thick lustrous white fur and appearing very well fed. Mount Baker Wilderness Area, North Cascades Range, NW Washington State October 5, 2017   ×CloseYou need to login in order to like this post:…

August Wildflowers on the Mountain

    Yellow and Pink Monkey Flower, Mount Baker – Snoqualmie National forest   Wild Flowers are usually aflame in mid August around the Mt. Baker – Snoqualmie National Forest, and so they were to the extent to which we could reach them. After a snowy winter and a near record snow pack, the snow…

Just Grazin'

“Give Thanks for the Blessings”

Happy Lammas!! Hey, wait just a minute! Those are happy llamas … which is not the same thing at all! Today is August 1st, the pagan holiday of Lammas or First Harvest. It is the first of three harvest celebrations on the Wheel of the Year. But because this is a pagan holiday that does…

Summer Sunning!

Today marks the Summer Solstice. Astronomically, it looks like this: The Summer Solstice occurs exactly when the Earth’s axial tilt is most inclined towards the sun at its maximum of 23° 26′. The seasonal significance of the Summer Solstice is in the reversal of the gradual shortening of nights and lengthening of days. That will…

Fiction

Saving the World Through Sex

The mission of the International Tarts Society is to prevent world leaders from declaring war by distracting them with the delights of sex. Although they work as office assistants during the day, at night the Tarts’ assistance becomes quite personal. Carmela Sandoval, twenty-two, accepts the most important mission of all: that of distracting the president…

Breathing Deeply at Beltane

Celibate since Yule, red-haired Passionata breaks out on May Eve!     Oh, do not tell the priests of our art For they would call it sin But we shall be in the woods all night A-conjuring summer in. Gerald Gardner’s version of a Rudyard Kipling poem. Emerging from the shower with the towel wrapped…

Jolyon–Part II

Flung back in time to the Minoan Crete of 1450 BC, can Fiona adjust to such a different world? “Put your arms around me and hold on as tightly as you can,” Jolyon said. He stepped closer until just a breath separated us. I did as he instructed. A vast shudder rippled through us, after…

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TGIF

Good morning meese… This is going to be a brief one…good old lackadaisical Thanksgiving…Forgot yesterday was Thursday ..oops :) Well it looks like bobby-three-sticks didn’t hear our call for action for any perp walks Wednesday. I’m gonna let him get away with it since we’ve come to find out Flynn is distancing himself from Thing…

Fighting Back: Rep. DelBene – “The Republican legislation is a bill of callous decisions and missed opportunities.”

The weekly Fighting Back post is also an Open News Thread. The Weekly Democratic Party Address was delivered by Rep. Suzan DelBene of Washington state. (In this week’s Democratic Party Address, Congresswoman Suzan DelBene of Washington calls out Republicans for doling out permanent tax giveaways to the “people” who need them least – corporations.) Rep.…

TGIF

Morning meese… Life is a hard as hell at all times but especially what we’ve had to endure the last 18 months and more to the point the last 12. I thought I was going to write some long spiel for this edition of TGIF, about Al Franken, and what this all means in the…

#MeToo

In my pre-teens, I was groped by a teenager. In my thirties, I was groped by a stranger on a plane. In between, I was raped by a co-worker. It has only been in the last year that I labeled the actions of my co-worker as “rape.” In my head knew he had forced me…

Fighting Back: “The Republican #TaxScam will raise taxes on millions of middle-income taxpayers”

The weekly Fighting Back post is also an Open News Thread. The Weekly Democratic Party Address is being managed by the Senate side of Congress this week and is not available at publication time. So here is a video from a few weeks ago with Senator Kamala Harris throwing down the gauntlet on the DREAMers.…

TGIF!

          Morning Meese… Another week of the fast and furious news cycle we seem to be caught in lately. Funny how becasue of Thing and his minions all the deplorables are coming out of the woodwork left and right. From adulterers to rapists to child molesters to outright criminals all being…

Saving the World Through Sex

The mission of the International Tarts Society is to prevent world leaders from declaring war by distracting them with the delights of sex. Although they work as office assistants during the day, at night the Tarts’ assistance becomes quite personal. Carmela Sandoval, twenty-two, accepts the most important mission of all: that of distracting the president…