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Cheers and Jeers: Tuesday

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Let’s Check the Tote Board

It’s been a couple of weeks since we checked in on the Daily Kos relief fund for the Ukrainian civilians affected by dying dicktator Vladimir Putin’s ruthless land grab. As of this morning, we’ve passed the two-and-a-half-million mark:

If you'd like to add to the total for the five chosen groups—the World Central Kitchen, AmeriCares, the International Rescue Committee, Razom for Ukraine, and the International Fund for Animal Welfare—click here and ActBlue will help you take care of the rest. Many thanks.

It should be noted that, in addition to running into a buzzsaw of unexpected resistance and suffering huge losses, Putin has never been invited by ABC to be on a season of Dancing with the Stars, like his American idol Tucker Carlson has. I don’t care how much mad cow has chowed down on his brain, that’s still gotta hurt.

Cheers and Jeers for Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Note: We hope you had a nice Memorial Day weekend. As promised, here are my fresh wounds from the first Jarts tournament of 2022: here….here…here here and here…oh, and these sixteen here that form a heart shape. Final score, as usual: 0-0.

By the Numbers:

Days 'til Juneteenth: 19

Days 'til the Aledo Rhubarb Festival in Illinois: 3

Amount of time spent by the Big 3 and cable news networks covering anti-trans violence in 2021, according to Media Matters: 43 minutes

Number of those minutes that aired on MSNBC: 29

Latest first-time unemployment claims number, lower than expected, according to the Labor Dept.: 210,000

Current number of upper age limits in force to join the Russian military these days: 0

Percent chance that "Tiny crab robots are so small they can walk on top of a US penny" is an actual headline at CNN: 100%

Puppy Pic of the Day: Glamour shots Fail…

JEERS to morning in America. As we wipe the Memorial Day weekend sleepies from our eyes and face the new dawn, a little post-holiday checklist of the legislative accomplishments of the Democratic party since........

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