I Hate Mondays Open Thread


This is a weird time of year. Officially it’n not a holiday, unless you are a teacher or a student. Our elected officials are off having fun, but government employees (except teachers) have to work or use their vacay days.

Retail employees, on the other hand, are swamped. Good luck getting into a mall or big box store and getting out again with anything in less than an hour or two.

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96 Responses to I Hate Mondays Open Thread

  1. Dora says:

    The Clintons took a stroll through NYC to show everybody that they are just one big happy family. Obviously Hillary wants to get attention, but come on folks – she looks ridiculous with that outfit! Yikes!

    Baby on board! Pregnant Chelsea Clinton takes a Christmas stroll around Manhattan with husband Marc, Bill, Hillary, baby Charlotte


  2. Dora says:

    It’s time to wake up!

    The Sleepwalkers

    The enemy’s preparations for the sacrifice of one of the Sleepwalkers’ cities continued with only minimal disruption and delay.


  3. votermom says:

  4. Dora says:

    Is this picture photo shopped? His head just can’t be that big and out of place. Or can it?

    John Kerry Proves He Doesn’t Understand Climate Science

  5. helenk3 says:


    I hope this is a joke and not true.
    backtrack bunch – UN announce global police force to fight extremism in US cities

  6. leslie says:

    This photo just made my Monday more tolerable:

  7. mothy67 says:

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  8. Dora says:

    Citizen Dale: A Letter to Trump (The Monster Vote)

  9. piper says:

    Quickly posting this before my lights and power go out again. First real winter snow storm with high winds here. Stolen of course from K. Marge at NQ

  10. Myiq2xu says:

  11. Myiq2xu says:

    Who else? The voters.

    • 49erDweet says:

      Whenever he talks he makes me feel sooooooo stupid. For ever thinking when he was first elected “WCPGW”?

      • blowme0bama says:

        Have a partner that scoffed at our then-associate’s concerns on the day after 08 election. I hoped he wasn’t as bad as I feared he could be. I was shaken from that delusion pretty quickly when one of the first things he did was order planning for shutting down Gitmo. It only went downhill from there.

  12. helenk3 says:

    In some circles this was a big hit this Christmas

  13. helenk3 says:


    and here comes al

    this man make more money off other people’s misery than anyone I have ever heard of

  14. helenk3 says:


    I have a problem. i have always liked men. I like the fact that they are different than me. I dated men, I married a man, I raised a man(who still gives me grey hairs). i thought I was a feminist because I want equal rights. Did not want a woman to be held back because of her sex and have the same opportunities as men. I raised my daughters to stand on their own to feet and be a partner in a marriage.

    Now I am being told that men are my enemy and they must be reeducated to become more feminine. What the Hell is that nonsense? I like a man to be a man not the girl next door

  15. Myiq2xu says:

  16. DeniseVB says:

    Myiq will totally enjoy this. Warning: some images are not appropriate for young viewers eyes or those with a low tolerance for ickyness. May still require eye bleach.


  17. leslie says:

    I hope this translates to here. But if not, please go to the linky…

  18. Myiq2xu says:

  19. helenk3 says:

    Sorry to hear the Meadowlark Lemon passes away today. May he RIP.
    thank you for all the years of fun

  20. Myiq2xu says:

  21. Myiq2xu says:

  22. helenk3 says:


    MoveOn in a panic.
    Good news for the rest of us

  23. Myiq2xu says:

    The video begins with the 6-foot-6 biology student holding his hands up, armed with his ID as two officers from the 105th Precinct struggle to cuff him.

    “I immediately knew where this was going,” said Gregoire, whose left arm is in a sling because of injuries to his elbow from the beating.

    Authorities said as Gregoire refused to hand over his ID, they attempted to handcuff him and a struggle ensued. One of the officers was placed in a chokehold and backup was called.

    “I’ve been watching the video over and over. I didn’t use any foul language. I don’t think I should have been arrested in my home for walking my dog. I was scared for my life. They have the guns,” he said, as tears filled his eyes.

    Over five minutes into the eight-minute scuffle, Gregoire put one of the officers in a chokehold, according to the criminal complaint and the video.

    “I don’t recall putting the officer in a chokehold,” he said.

    The incident spilled into the house’s small vestibule when a dozen uniformed and plainclothes officers as well as detectives barged in.

    One officer immediately jumped in, repeatedly punching Gregoire in the face. His head smashed into the white plastered wall, creating a large hole, the video shows.

    “They used two full cans of Mace on me like a rabid animal,” he said.

    “Not one of the officers tried to deescalate the situation.”

    The Nassau Community College student was sprayed with pepper spray three times before he was cuffed and taken out of the house.

    Now he’ll try to sue.

    • elliesmom says:

      Dog laws vary greatly from place to place. We just moved from a place where dogs have to be restrained at all times. An electric fence didn’t qualify as a fenced yard. Now we live in a town where “under voice control” is the standard. A responsible dog owner knows the rules of wherever he happens to be or errs on the side of caution. This guy is an idiot. Normally I wouldn’t care, but guys like him limit the opportunities dog owners have to let their dogs enjoy going places with them. The stupider dog owners are, the more restrictive the rules for everyone tend to be.

      The rules for dogs on the beach are less strict in RI than in MA at least for the off season. Ellie got her first chance to romp on an ocean beach today. We took her to Newport. She loved chasing the waves and rolling around in the seaweed. You can bet I checked ahead of time which beaches were open to her and cleaned up after her. It’s a privilege I don’t want to lose.

  24. Myiq2xu says:

  25. Propertius says:

    Officially it’n not a holiday, unless you are a teacher or a student

    Or an automotive or aerospace worker – it’s pretty traditional for companies in those sectors to shut down between Christmas and New Years.

  26. jennifer lyn says:

    Nonsense. The world is rapid for consuming nonsense and spewing it out as fact or reality or truth. People get shot by cops because they commit crimes. I am not going to get shot because I don’t play with fake guns, harass people, hang out late at night where I shouldn’t, refuse to comply when people especially officers ask me questions, etc., etc. Want to get shot–do what stupid people do and/or commit crimes. Being an officer does not mean you have to risk your life beyond the normal requirements of the job. You do NOT have to stop and ask someone if the gun is real–when you tell them to drop it and they don’t they are menacing and you have a right to use force to protect yourself. Officers do not have to have ESP, be punching bags, or wait until they are shot to react and protect themselves and others. And, if they do, then I suspect most will quit. I would. Also, why don’t black people cry when they shoot each other but only when they are shot by white people or cops? Simple question really….you don’t get any money for black on black crime. You get paid if you are lucky enough to have a relative get killed by a cop. White people need to wake up NOW. Of course, I will now be targeted for being a racist but if the truth fits I say it.

    • DeniseVB says:

      While Tamir’s death was a tragedy, so were the little whities’ suspensions from elementary schools for pop tart and finger guns and pretend bow and arrow like Katniss. So confused, right?

  27. Dora says:

    I would pay to see this. 🙂

    Jeb Bush Challenges Donald Trump To One-On-One Debate

    Jeb is only doing this to get ATTENTION


  28. Myiq2xu says:

    • mothy67, says:

      Walking the grandkid for a photo op does not scream vitality. She seems to have declned in vigor rather suddenly. Seems the kids are not thrilled to vote for her. Bill looks gaunt and really old.

    • 1539days says:

      From the Chairman Mao collection.

    • elliesmom says:

      I’ve thought for awhile she’s dealing with some neurological issues. The hand on the stroller could be to steady herself.

    • Underwhelmed says:

      If I had to caption it, I’d be saying Please God, don’t let me fall down, please God, don’t let me fall down. There is nothing in her face or eyes that looks calm, or relaxed, or joyful. This is horrible.

      • leslie says:

        I had that same thought. I have a problem with my spine, and although it isn’t anything that will cause my death, it does cause pain if I’m on my feet for too long. And it helps to use a stroller or shopping cart to help ease the discomfort. I often have that look on my face when I’m out. The biggest problem is that surgery will help tremendously – can nearly eliminate the problem, but the surgeon who is the top guy here doesn’t accept Medicare. So, I’m on the lookout for another surgeon.
        At my age, which is only a year or so more that HRC, falling is a fear due to the back problem. BTW, that back problem (spinal stenosis) is not uncommon.

  29. piper says:

    OMG – Oprah is now doing weight watcher ads on TV – just saw 2 in the last hour. Another person whose time has come and gone. GO AWAY and take Hillary and Rev. Al with you.

  30. piper says:

    I’m verklempt – no one has noticed my new gravatar.

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