Midday open thread: RBG update, an interesting disguise, and drugged-up birds
What you missed on Sunday Kos:
Just how will our long, national Trump nightmare finally end, by Frank Vyan Walton
Why we need a Green New Deal, by Sher Watts Spooner
The Twelve Lies of Trumpmas, by David Akadjian
She got two raises since 2005—one was 25 cents, and the next 15 cents. We must know who to blame, by Egberto Willies
Deep thoughts by Paul Ryan, by Jon Perr
Feliz Navidad: Wishing you a Puerto Rican Christmas, by Denise Oliver Velez
American workers lose when compared to the rest of the world, by Mark E Andersen
Ann Coulter has more influence over Trump than Jim Mattis. If that doesn’t scare you, nothing will, by Ian Reifowitz
Update on Notorious RBG:
Associated Press reports that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is already up and working despite undergoing surgery for lung cancer just 72 hours earlier.
Ho, ho, huh?
Authorities in Colorado said Sunday they were looking for a woman who allegedly burglarized a business in Fort Collins while disguised as Santa’s red-nosed helper.
In a video posted by police in Fort Collins, the woman, who’s wearing a large, furry Rudolph mask, can be seen entering a room, flipping on the lights and stuffing items into a shopping bag.
A Canada goose and a ring-billed gull were recovering after they apparently swallowed random pills left at a park in Southern California. […]
The goose and the gull being treated had been experiencing symptoms including loss of muscle control, which the nonprofit rescue group said aligned with “illness most likely caused by ingesting these medications.”
On today’s Kagro in the Morning show: ‘Twas the night before Christmas. … Well, ‘tisn’t yet. But ’twill be. ‘Til then, the shutdown lingers. How sure are we about Mueller’s funding during the shutdown? What’s up with the protests in France? Influencers are now faking ads, for free.