So we all took a break from the blog to celebrate Thanksgiving (or basically wander off and do Other Stuff), and now we’re back. While we were apart, a recount in Wisconsin was started, and the Clinton campaign will participate.. Fidel Castro died. So did Mrs. Brady. And Det. Harris (and thanks, Leftover, for the reminder). …
After Sunday night’s “debate,” a professor at Brooklyn College, CYNU, won the web.
The Guardian has an interesting story outta Missouri (saLUTE!) about how Bosnian immigrants might turn that swing state blue. As with so many immigrant groups, some of the rhetoric that has passed for conversation during this election has moved people to register to vote — some for the first time.
Jay Nixon has been ordered to defend a case, as an attorney, after he continued to slash the public defender’s office budget. What else should one do when an office is so overworked and so understaffed? And this is not just the situation in Missouri.
When my son suggested we all take a road trip out to Iowa to attend my niece’s wedding, I thought he was crazy. He has seven kids. I like my quiet. Not everyone likes long car rides and I don’t like to be in close quarters with people who don’t. But flying all of us …
This little sandy-haired guy — father of seven, recent law school graduate, hard-headed son of a…oh, wait. Never mind that last part — is turning 32 today. He was a much-loved and much-wanted baby who taught me everything I needed to know about unconditional love. This photo was taken on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, at his …
Check out this Architectural Digest article. You can learn more here. And thanks, Jac, for the links.
They’re white. Every last one of them. Are you surprised? Evidently, Trump’s bypassed the Grade-A conservative-types. Here’s a little more about Judge Raymond Gruender, of Missouri. Here’s a little bit on one of his other choices, William Pryor, who would jail LGBT people for having sex in their homes, according to this.
We are praying for the Great State of Missouri, praying hard. SJR 39 is wrong on every level. Wrong.
Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) has announced that she has breast cancer, and expects a full recovery. So in the fine history of Missouri politics: Give ’em hell, Claire. We’ll be pulling for you.