Midday open thread: Lion discovers revenge is a dish that's best served warm

Today’s comic by Tom Tomorrow is Nothing is true:

What you missed on Sunday Kos …

Black History Month: Loiza—the African heart of Puerto Rico and the arts that portray it, by Denise Oliver Velez
Donnie, just pop a Viagra. It’s cheaper than a military parade, by Mark E Andersen
Path to resistance may travel through faith, by Sher Watts Spooner
Why companies like Disney are will to give out temporary bonuses, by David Akadjian
Racism and prejudice: It’s so damn exhausting but can make one stronger, by Egberto Willies
The president’s address to the nation on Russian cyber aggression, by Jon Perr
Budget-busting deal shows that Barack Obama was much better at business than Trump, by Ian Reifowitz

Uh … yikes!

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has issued a warning about an influx of large, semi-aquatic rodents that have been caught reproducing within the San Joaquin Valley. […]

Nutria (or Myocastor coypus) fall somewhere between a beaver and a groundhog and are much larger than a muskrat (up to five times larger, according tot CDFW). They can grow to more than 2 feet long, not counting the 12-inch tail, and weigh up to 20 pounds.

Good kitty:


A suspected poacher has been eaten by a lion, leaving only his head behind.South African police say the unidentified man’s remains were found lying next to a loaded hunting rifle in a private game reserve near the Kruger National Park on Saturday.https://t.co/ed011r4Fb8 pic.twitter.com/m7fLDtRDVU

— BBC Africa (@BBCAfrica) February 12, 2018

Huge if true:

Missouri lawmakers are considering whether to mark an official day to celebrate sliced bread.

A bill pending in the state House would designate July 7 as Missouri Sliced Bread Day. Supporters say the day is needed to promote tourism in the northern Missouri city of Chillicothe, where the first commercially sliced bread was sold on July 7, 1928.

On today’s Kagro in the Morning show, Greg Dworkin rounds up weekend headlines. Armando joins us to discuss Pence’s diplomatic “brown medal” in Pyeongchang. Nunes’ crazy has an origin story: notorious spy Mike Flynn! Trump & Fox vie to outlie one another on border agent’s death.

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