Open Thread For October 18, 2017

Filed in Featured, National by on October 18, 2017

May Should Tell Britons: Brexit Can’t Be Done.  What a total clusterbleep this is.

Maybe Trump Shouldn’t Call Families Of Fallen Soldiers After All.  ‘He knew what he signed up for’, Trump tells pregnant widow.  No empathy whatsoever.

Two Judges Temporarily Halt Trump’s Latest Travel Ban. This one. And this one.

Obamacare Deal? Trump supports, opposes, opposes, and sorta supports. All in one afternoon. Oh, and opposes today.

Banking Regulator Serving Illegally?  It looks that way. And, because he’s an industry fox guarding the henhouse, he’s wreaking havoc on consumer protections.

What do you want to talk about

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  1. alby says:

    This strikes me as significant: The NFL defied Trump and ruled players can kneel, which brought swift condemnation from Trump:

  2. mouse says:

    Can you force people to respect anything?

  3. alby says:

    I admit that a Trump-vs.-NFL fight is one I’ll be glad to see either one lose.

  4. mouse says:

    I think Trump has more vile ugly monster points but it is close with the steroid felons and the gambling mafia

  5. Liberal Elite says:

    The NFL should just drop the anthem altogether and get out of the patriotism business.

  6. They get plenty o’bucks from the military. Probably even more than NASCAR, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the military-industrial complex.

    CORRECTION: The NFL DID collect big bucks. But the deals ended in 2015 after McCain and Flake complained about them:

  7. Paul Hayes says:

    In this environment, it’s not difficult to sound “out there” even when speaking perfectly rationally. For example, the tRump administration, and its perseverations about “kneeling” has become the epitome of “Tyranny”.