Your Morning Addiction: Our Favorite Thanksgiving Recipes Edition!
Thanksgiving! Here’s some of the staff’s favorite recipes followed by a taste of news!
Quick And Stupid Recipes For Busy, Lazy Cooks by Lorelei:
I’m a far better baker than cook, but t’is not the season for sugar cookies and such. That said, if you drop by, there’s a 50/50 chance that I can feed you well enough to make you happy. Read more
For some, especially the young ones, maple syrup can be an acquired taste, but one definitely worth acquiring. If you like orange zest, you can add a bit. Dried fruit, especially cranberries, also make a beautiful touch. Read more
For Thanksgiving, a tradition in our unusual household of four adults as well as combined children under a single roof has been this dish. Found when we were adapting our cookbooks to the needs of two diabetics in the household, it became an immediate hit. Read more
My family was introduced to this particular polenta dish just after Christmas two years ago, for one of my housemates cravings for the meals of her youth. Not only did we provide her with a pleasant moment to reminisce, we found ourselves with an incredibly tasty dish which now is a staple of the holiday season. Read more
Am I the only one that is annoyed by all the calorie counts on the television news channels when they get to the human interest bits? Don’t try to make my guilt-free day guilty. Read more
What? Did you think I’d forget your coffee?
John Boehner Demands Killing Of Obamacare In Budget Negotiations
by Nathaniel Downes
Nothing says bipartisanship like the demand to throw millions of people under the bus by eliminating their healthcare. Speaker of the House John Boehner is arguing just for this in his new op-ed piece published yesterday in the Cincinnati Enquirer. Read more
GOP Pushes For Tax Breaks For Fetuses by Justin Acuff:
In a move obviously designed to bring about personhood for fetuses through the tax code, Michigan Republicans have introduced legislature that would give a tax credit to anyone with a fetus 12 or more weeks along by the end of each year (December 31st). Read more
In Kentucky, Atheism Is Persecuted By Law by Justin Acuff:
Your first thought when hearing of this is that it is one of those odd and antiquated laws that is the subject of comical books, articles and websites dedicated to making fun of silly things that are illegal but that nobody listens to. It isn’t. In fact, this law isn’t even old — it was passed in 2006. Read more
Who Needs Democracy When You Can Steal The Election Anyway? by Nathaniel Downes:
Election, shmelection — the Tea Party has the plan. Judson Phillips, head of the Tea Party Nation, has now called for the usurping of the US Constitution, and forcing their candidate for President to win despite his historic loss. Read more
Feds Won’t Stop Walmart Black Friday Strike, Walmart Threatens Firings
by Liberal Lamp Post
Occasionally, the NLRB will grant a quick injunction to restrict strikes while an investigation is pending. The fact that the federal agency won’t grant an injunction for Walmart seems to indicate that it doesn’t consider the strikes illegal, and that it ultimately expects to rule in favor of the striking employees. Read more