Tag: Midday

Jan 18

Midday open thread: 2017 2nd hottest year ever recorded; not worth it say recent law school grads

Today’s comic by Ruben Bolling is Donald Trump sweeps the Fake News Awards nominations: • 2017 second hottest year ever recorded: It’s official: 2017 was one of the hottest years ever recorded on Earth. On Thursday, NASA reported that only 2016 was warmer.   Every year, NASA collects data on the planet’s temperature record and releases a …

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Jan 15

Midday open thread: Chocolate may be extinct in 40 years. Why are we talking about anything else?

Today’s comic by Tom Tomorrow is Have you heard … What you missed on Sunday Kos … Republicans’ lessons for Democrats: Next president must ‘look backwards’ at GOP crimes, by Jon Perr Oprah, the Alabama Crimson Tide, and how to adjust to change, by David Akadjian Let’s keep our eyes on the ball, Oprah is just another distraction, by Egberto Willies DNC take up …

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Jan 14

Saturday midday open thread: Retail transformation hurting women; Big Oil wants to become Big Wind

• What’s coming up on Sunday Kos … Republicans’ lessons for Democrats: Next president must ‘look backwards’ at GOP crimes, by Jon Perr Oprah, the Alabama Crimson Tide, and how to adjust to change, by David Akadjian Let’s keep our eyes on the ball, Oprah is just another distraction, by Egberto Willies DNC, RBC, take …

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Jan 12

Midday open thread: EPA workforce reduced to Reagan level; oil prices rise, briefly, above $70

Today’s comic by Mark Fiore is The Trump anthem:  • What’s coming up on Sunday Kos … Republicans’ lessons for Democrats: Next president must ‘look backwards’ at GOP crimes, by Jon Perr Oprah, the Alabama Crimson Tide, and how to adjust to change, by David Akadjian Let’s keep our eyes on the ball, Oprah is just …

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Jan 07

Saturday midday open thread: Allies confront U.S. on Iran; cops find lost $1.3 million vodka bottle

• What’s coming up on Sunday Kos … Women’s March 2018 is all about voting and seeking office, by Sher Watts Spooner That time when Trump’s closest allies finally began to destroy him, by Frank Vyan Walton The tale of three Cubans. Don’t buy into the hypocritical political crap. Meet the people, by Egberto Willies …

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Jan 04

Midday open thread: ‘Extremely interesting to look at hands,’ cancer and a president who can read

Today’s comic by Ruben Bolling is  Super-Fun-Pak Comix, feat. Frankenstein’s Baby and more:  Funny: x We’ll give Jeff Sessions our legal pot when he pries it from our warm, extremely interesting to look at hands. https://t.co/LF0RpdCiHG — Colorado Senate Dems (@COSenDem) January 4, 2018 Earthquakes in the Bay Area used to be big news: Nearly 10 million people …

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Jan 02

Midday open thread: God says no to Michele Bachmann, Newsweek seriously sucks and ‘complicit’

Today’s comic by Jen Sorensen is The game: What the actual hell? Newsweek is taking a pounding in the new year for tweeting a photo of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in his casket on Monday. The photo accompanied a tweet saying, “Has anyone here seen my old friend Martin?” and linking to a month-old blog post on notable …

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Dec 27

Midday open thread: No, extra snow does not prove global warming a hoax; Schneiderman vs. Trump

Today’s comic by Matt Bors is Life begins at incorporation: • Climate scientist takes opportunity to point out that record snow in Erie, Pennsylvania, does not disprove global warming: The lakefront city had been buried in 62.9 inches of snow since Dec. 23. While diehard climate science deniers might, as in the past, touted this massive …

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Dec 23

Saturday midday open thread: Tax scam leaves renewable credits intact; 3rd travel ban illegal

• Silver lining: Tax scam bill leaves credits for wind, solar, and electric vehicles in place: The booming renewable energy industry breathed a wary sigh of relief as Congress voted this week on a sweeping tax bill that ended up preserving critical tax credits for wind energy, solar power and electric vehicles, though the industry …

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Dec 22

Midday open thread: Maria’s Puerto Rico death toll rising; off-shore drilling safety study stopped

Today’s comic by Mark Fiore is Christmas made permanent for billionaires: What’s coming up on Sunday Kos … No hurricanes, no Donald Trump, can knock the Moko Jumbies down, by Denise Oliver Velez The Supreme Court decided thousands must be given a shot at parole. Why are they all still waiting, by Rebecca Pilar Buckwalter Poza …

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