What with our current Trump-engineered government shutdown exceeding the length of Newt Gingrich’s notorious 21-day shutdown in 1995-96 and ‘90s-era fashion making a comeback (whether we like it or not), I’m feeling downright nostalgic these days.Campaign Action
Hard Knock Life: One specific moment that sent me on a meander down memory lane occurred when U.S. Rep. Glenn Grothman was one of only seven members of the House (all Republicans, by the by) who voted against giving federal workers the back pay they’re owed after the government shutdown ends.
It will end, won’t it?
But this didn’t shock me.
Yes, Grothman tried to get rid of weekends.
The upshot? Glenn Grothman sucks and maybe I’ve been doing this for too long.
Wonderwall: And while we’re on this damn wall nonsense, let’s all take a moment to appreciate the lawmakers from Montana and West Virginia who are working just SO hard to waste their states’ resources on a towering monument to racism and government waste.
Someone should really tell him that the vast majority of narcotics come into the U.S. through legal points of entry, not via the parts of the border that lack a wall.
In her office.
In committee hearings.
On the Senate floor.
Yes, and carrying around a lit torch is a great way to prevent fires.
U Can’t Touch This: In Kentucky, some lawmakers want to outlaw bestiality.
You know, finally.
seriously wtf y’all
Mysterious Ways: A brief update from Alaska:
I Want It That Way: You’ll be shocked, SHOCKED to learn that Democrats are doing some pretty cool things in states where they took trifecta control of state government after the 2018 elections.
Welp, that’s all for this week. You Oughta Know that this is the End Of The Road for the week—no need to Linger when you Wannabe 500 Miles away on an Escapade. No Diggity, you deserve a Wild Night. Give Me One Reason you don’t deserve to knock off early for an Epic weekend. Just print this out and show it to your boss, I Believe she won’t mind.