December 13, 2019

The Carpentariat - how to waste a squalid afternoon;

The Commentariat - Impeachment Today!

The New York Crank - of $150K bananas, Trump's toilet, and the SSI "increase;"

The Rectification of Names - Horowitzmas!

The Rude Pundit - a few questions for enraged Republicans.

Steve in Manhattan (@blogenfreude) blogs at and quite enjoys the Deep State Radio podcast - give it a try.

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