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Archives: November 16, 2016

Prediction: When Ryan starts to privatize Medicare--

The Real Problem With Facebook Runs Much Deeper than Fake News: Slate

What about Harry Reid for DNC Chair?

Casino advised by former FBI and CIA, posts huge revenues, behind it all Trump protege, Mark Brown.

George 'Dumbya' Bush must be relieved.

Important retweet from Markos about Obama's involvement come 2017

As if I weren't pissed enough

The Republican Medicare plan is an atrocity

Anyone else back?

Where do I go to change my password

I think Democrats need a new image across the board

Racist Alt-Right Posters Appear Near Toronto Elementary School

Washington man charged with cyberstalking after texting racist death threats to House candidate

Password on log-in

What happened to the DOW futures on election night....

Was the hack criminal? Or just a "prank" that can't be prosecuted?

Well At Least Tammy Duckworth Beat Kirk

Final Wisconsin results:

Sharia Law

Was Steve Bannon, Donald Trumps Attack Dog, Paid Illegally?

Looking at the greatest threads and the postmortem threads

I had to face the fact that I don't really trust anyone but DU for the truth.

The password I've had since Sun Feb 24, 2008, 10:46 PM is no more.

Now, We Fight.

Steve Bannons Dream: A Worldwide Ultra-Right

Call them (the republicans) what they are ..... Political Terrorists

Too much rope

Trump is going to run the White House like the mob.

Cruz at Trump Tower today.

My personal theory on some of the Hillary Hate: Nothing to back it up.

Judge rules against polygamous sect in food-stamp fraud case

Southwest Airlines employee dies in shooting at Oklahoma City airport

Some of what I think went wrong.

Republican governors delight in dominance under Donald Trump

Those who post critique threads on the election are TRYING TO HELP. Please trust that.

Response to my family -- originally posted as anonymous

How fascism came to America

Anyone else returning to DU after an extra-extended break?


Dear EarlG, Skinner, and Elad


From Quotations of Theodore Roosevelt:


So what has everyone been drinking since the disruption.

Are threads critiquing our electoral strategy going to be blocked?

The best 2016 supermoon photo we've seen yet took several years of planning (ISS in front of moon)

'Low information voters': Is ignorance really bliss? My experience.

Why Breitbart News Will Be the Closest Thing to a State-Owned Media Entity

A few thoughts as the media tells us we should try and listen to the angry white voter

Trump transition team asked about security clearance for his children

My thoughts: we don't even know the final numbers yet

OMG, lovely picture of Michelle Obama holding a sign saying an immigrant is taking my job..n/t

Hi, is there a possibility

Newt GRINCH is doing the usual cherrypicking of what's convenient to wingnuts

R.I.P. Mose Allison

Before the postmortem...there is a runoff election for Senator from Louisiana Dec 10

A serious and profound question. How could we ever know IF multiple key states did indeed

Hillary Clinton-62,311,967 DonTheCon 61,161,238 Latest popular vote totals.

No, I Will NOT Sit Down and I Will NOT Shut Up

One of Hillary Clintons top aides nailed exactly why she lost

I was embarrassingly wrong in my predictions.

So one of my HS con 'friends' posted this ridiculous Breitbart article to facebook

Trump's Strength on Terrorism Won him the White House

Dear, you should be dating Richie...He's such a nice boy..

Note to President Obama: Blow the GOP's Shit Up

Donald Trump transition team in disarray after key adviser Mike Rogers 'purged'

House GOP to vote on bringing back earmarks

Connecticut approves aid package for 2nd hedge fund

Dakota pipeline operator goes to court after government delays construction

Messages of encouragement and support appear outside Nashville mosque

Gavin Newsom leading candidate in 18 governors race, poll finds

Germany bans Islamist organization after raids

Grand Prairie teacher found guilty of threatening that he was capable of Sandy Hook-like shooting...

Critique threads are NOT "concern threads".

The Latest: ND gov. criticizes delay in oil pipeline

We must stand up for all of those who will be

May God forgive me as there will be no reconciliation

Donald Trumps Name Will Be Erased from 3 New York Buildings to Appeal to Renters

Margot Gerster's photo of Hillary hiking made me feel better

U.S. says war crimes probe of U.S. forces in Afghanistan unwarranted

I will tell why we were all wrong.

Payback Time: Democrats And Liberals Plan Total Trench Warfare Against Trump

This is interesting... "Boycott companies that support trump"

Standing Rock

It is past time for President Obama to pardon Don Siegelman

De Blasio: Keep protesting, Trump has no mandate

Hillary won, but not by enough to win?

My wife just pointed out something that worries me.

TCM Schedule for Thursday, November 17, 2016 -- What's On Tonight - Female Con Artists

Feds want to hear your thoughts on West Texas site becoming nuclear waste dump

Michael Moore visits Trump Tower to deliver a note: You lost. Step aside.

TCM Schedule for Friday, November 18, 2016 -- What's On Tonight - Star of the Month Natalie Wood

Facebook Joins Google With Updated Policy Restricting Ads on Fake News Sites

TCM Schedule for Saturday, November 19, 2016 -- What's On Tonight - Harry Palmer


Does anyone here work in a dispensary?

Where Have You Been? Welcome Back!

Pardon me if I say

I'm HOME!!

Helen Purcell concedes

Hi - want to talk about Security and the Internet

Police officer who drove with Confederate flag at Love Trumps Hate rally resigns

Donald Trump announced today

In a weird way I'm glad we got a week off

Texas GOP Lawmaker Files North Carolina-Style Bill To Undo Local LGBT Protections


Texas eyes 'women's privacy act' that critics say targets transgender people

Without Comey's interference we win. I think that fact is more important than any other.

Wonder how much Con man Trump was paid to appear in Bobby Brown's music video?

Ex-Naval attache admits securing clearances for bribes

Baptists Expel Two Churches for Not Trying to 'Fix' Gay People


Years-long rehab of towering U.S. Capitol dome completed

Years-long rehab of towering U.S. Capitol dome completed

Democrats swallowed these two giant myths and it cost them the election

I am deeply heartbroken and now remembering the time last tuesday... I cried... I am angry frustated

Even though I've been part of the DU for years, I finally became a star member today.

Disputed memo says Britain has no Brexit plan

For the first time in my 56 years, I am saddened to the core and borderline depressed

The time away has given me the opportunity to process the last week...

Spring bar to pay 3 million for serving drunk driver who killed 3 in wreck

Master list of issues the GOP doesn't have to care about anymore.

Gay Latino Student Attacked For Wearing High Heels, Links Hate Crime To Trump

Democrats once represented the working class. Not any more (Robert Reich)

Two Minnesota men sentenced for trying to aid Islamic State: local media

Immigration hardliner Kris Kobach says Trump team preparing plans for wall, mulling Muslim registry

Welcome back everyone -- I just wanted to say

Cute and Happy

During the break I have been listening to some old time radio

Crazy anti-Muslim conspiracy theorist Frank Gaffney is now on Trump's transition team

Losing is really kind of freeing.

Denver to become first U.S. city to legalize social marijuana use

Can Paul Ryan damage Medicare without 60 votes in Senate? I know ACA is in deep danger.

Thousands donate to Planned Parenthood in name of anti-abortion U.S. vice president-elect

Facebook, Google Take Steps To Confront Fake News

State Senator Brad Holman who I personally know found a Swastika in his apartment building

Where is the FBI ??

We are scared to death about losing Social Security and Medicare

The media. Repeat...the media. The media. And keep repeating.

The US has elected its most dangerous leader. We all have plenty to fear (Johnatan Freedland)

What the hell happened to Anonymous? Shocked they did't drop a steamy turd on Trump. I mean

I think Hillary's loss saved her life.

Trump faces growing tension with key Republicans over national security issues

Join The Fun!

Columbia suspends wrestling team over lewd, racist texts: NYT

I Have No Mouth And Must Scream

Bloomberg's Jennifer Jacobs is reporting Ted Cruz is being considered for AG!

how trump happened.

College Football Playoff Rankings: Ohio State, Michigan both in top four

Congratulations Republicans!

VW reaches agreement on fixes, buybacks for 80,000 polluting U.S. diesels

from Slate - "NO Empathy for Trump Voters

who was here when the hack occurred?

Glenn ficking Beck the world is in trouble.

Immigration hardliner says Trump team preparing plans for wall, mulling Muslim registry

I am watching Rachel and just so damned depressing

We politicial junkies are living in a nightmare right now

There May Not Be A Winner In North Carolinas Governor Race Until After Thanksgiving



Bloomberg's Jennifer Jacobs: "SCOOP: Trump is discussing TED CRUZ for AG"

First to re-open this group..

Mexican abducted priest found alive in Veracruz state

Clinton lost because she's an insider

I have already received a call from a 2018 (Gov) candidate...


With the Rethugs in Charge of 3 Branches of Government the Reichstag is Already Burning

I am happy to be back in the lounge.

US demands electric cars make noise at low speed

Chaos President

Tonight Ted Cruz visited Trump in Trump Tower.

Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro rules out early election

Trump plans on commuting to Trump Tower every weekend.

Kerry: Yemen Rebels Agree to a Cease-Fire, Starting Thursday

Is it worth it, for Skinner, Earl and Elad to post a complaint about the hacking?

The trump admins.

Argentina plans to cull 100,000 beavers in Tierra del Fuego

Argentina plans to cull 100,000 beavers in Tierra del Fuego

The media is giving Trump enough rope

R.I.P Gwen Ifill - PBS News

Crew members injured as plane avoids near collision with suspected drone

Firings and Discord Put Trump Transition Team in a State of Disarray

I can't believe it took Donald Trump being selected for me to come back to DU!

Trump has accomplished one thing already

I had dinner with a like-minded friend tonight, and during our discussion,

Bernie Sanders Calls Out Donald Trump

While I was waiting for DU - and feeling lost without it - I found this cartoon

2016 will be the hottest year on record, UN says

Petty Biden Memes

My Response to the Election wasn't posted during the down time, so here it is now:

Santos to be examined in Colombia and US for possible cancer relapse

Obama will not restrict drone strike 'playbook' before Trump takes office

Sikh truckers reach settlement in faith discrimination case

Wary of Trump immigration threat, NY may erase ID card data

trump went out to famous steak house.

Egypt: Mohammed Morsi death sentence overturned

I knew I would want to hang onto Skinner's post about the hack...



Dino-bird fossil had sparkly feathers 'to attract mate '

"Trump Transition Team Descends Into Chaos As Nobody Wants To Join Administration"

Donald Trump should be afforded every courtesy and cooperation as President...

Lindsey Graham Vows To Oppose Any Effort To Blow Up The Filibuster

John McCain Slams Idea Of A Russian Reset Under Donald Trump


Will the DFL and DNC finally admit that abandoning the values of the New Deal & Great Society

Never mind closing Guantanamo, Trump might make it bigger

Bought lots of stock in popcorn over the past week

Cuba pardons 787 prisoners after pope's call for mercy

A Male Trump Supporter Punched A Woman Eating Dinner In The Face

This so not normal!

ICC prosecutors: US forces may have committed war crimes


I spent my DU time this week watching Doctor Who

France says Israeli bill on settlements a risk to two-state solution

Appreciation Thread For Hillary Clinton. She broke that ceiling.

I'm not sure where to share this...

The invisible problem that everybody knew was there but nobody wanted to face. Automation.

Ah, geez, I missed you mooks.

The apprentice President

Bernie Sanders, also a 25 year Washington veteran, woulda lost to Trump

Our Best Case Scenario (My Optimistic Viewpoint for this Election).

Bernie calls out tRump for not draining the swamp.

I just can't believe "they" "we" are going to give him the White House!!

Immigration hardliner says Trump team preparing plans for wall, mulling Muslim registry

Is there any kind of list of regulars who *do not* have stars because they can't afford it right now

Trump's experience as a unifier consists of unifying the FBI, the Russians, & the KKK

Chili's apologizes after manager takes vet's meal

Chili's apologizes after manager takes vet's meal

Welcome back and check in

Fact Checker: Trumps claim that 2 million or 3 million criminal aliens are here illegally

Fuck. EOM

Well, that sucked

Bernie Sanders: Trump already breaking campaign promise to drain the swamp

DiNardo, Gomez to lead USCCB

Albion looking for vandals who spray-painted swastikas on a store front

Trump won, thanks to Putin and Comey.

Donald Trump Requests Security Clearance for Son-in-Law Jared Kushner

Wow - the concern trolls were right.

West Virginia official on leave after racist Michelle Obama post

Rudolph Giuliani's Business Ties Viewed as Red Flag for Secretary of State Job

This quote just about sums it up.

Anyone else think votes were stolen or flipped?

Mike Pence doesn't want you to read his emails

I drove through Erie, PA 10 days before the election and saw a ton of Trump signs

Troopers sent to border arrest more drunk drivers than drug smugglers

Dozens of Wildfires Burning in Southeast

Should Nancy Pelosi remain as Minority Leader?

Ben Carson Declines Cabinet Position In Trump Administration

Judge sets hearing Friday on delay in Trump University case

The rise of fascism

NSA Chief: WikiLeaks Hacks of Democrats' Emails Were a "Conscious Effort by a Nation-State"

Did Ivanka Trump Wear 10K Bracelet On '60 Minutes' For Marketing Opportunity?

What's Life Really Like For Women In Japan?

Lockheeds F-35 facing new scrutiny from Trump administration

2016 Electoral Predictions thread (spoiler alert: we were all wrong)

News Wrap: Obama warns of crude sort of nationalism rising

Ken Blackwell: Trump admin will "make the trains run on time"

Boko Haram Militants Send Message To Trump

2016 To Be The Hottest Year On Record

How will Trump impact U.S. efforts to fight climate change?

"Not all Trump supporters are racist, but all of them decided that racism isnt a deal-breaker."

California Commercial Crab Season Underway

Thousands of Fish Found Dead in Long Island Canal

Trump could return Iraq war boosters to power

Hundreds of Baylor students walk woman to class after alleged racist attack

Gary Kasparov: "This "the protesters are paid by CIA/Soros/Jews" garbage is the same attack used..."

Welcome to the Inauguration

Bill filing begins, setting stage for 2017 Texas Legislature

OK...who would you back in 2020?

Who plans to indulge, be honest now...

Did Trump ever get around to honoring Vets last week?

Why misogyny won

Another crappy outcome of the 2016 election...

Perez Esquivel: Latin America's Right Turn Will Trigger Social Conflicts

Can we petition our government for a recount and an investigation of the election results?

Obama flips the bird.

It's already a clusterfuck

Ford will shift production of small cars to Mexico from Michigan despite Trump threat

Trump's new people....Muslim baiters, Jew baiters, LGBTQ baiters, race baiters, immigrant baiters,

Berta Cceres murder: international lawyers launch new investigation

Guess that things haven't changed in the last week..........

Federal agency: More recoverable oil in West Texas than previously thought

Lawyers are saying the racketeering charges make Trump guilty an impeachable offense.

Opposition to Dakota Access pipeline boils over in Austin

Welcome back, Washingtonians!

Exit polls say Hillary won. What is the statistically probability that every poll, model AND exit

The Biden/Obama conversations (Recent Meme)

What next? Is Trump going to tap Jeb Bush for the Department of "Low" Energy?

Rand Paul: I oppose both Rudy Giuliani and John Bolton for secretary of state

Malcolm Turnbull welcomes Trump plans for military buildup in Asia-Pacific

Morgan Stanley bosses made 10m in surge after Trump election win

Feingold's Loss Shows They didn't Vote on Trade

Social Justice Attorney Andrea Burton: Jailed for Refusing to Remove Black Lives Matter Lapel Pin

Losing Sucks, Winning Was Much Better. Let's Win Next Time.

Local gun-carrying restrictions may be wiped out under Trump, advocates say

I think that If God regets anything, it's the omniscience...

Teamsters Election (Hoffa vs. Zuckerman)

I'm a Canadian and even I am terrified and numb :-(

Why the fixation with trying to prove trade didn't matter?

Eichenwald: The Myths Democrats Swallowed that Cost Them the Presidential Election

Safety Pins Show Support for the Vulnerable

Another unlawful act from Trump during his campaign

Everyone here wants the party to have a strong and STRENGTHENED anti-bigotry position.

The one huge reason why Bernie would have lost too (and never hear this discussed)

White males and females voted in this election much like 2012

GOP Targets Women's Health, LGBTQ Community in First Day of Lege Filing

Houston Voters Say No to "Robin Hood"

GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham wants Congress to investigate Russian cyberattack on DNC, election

I missed you all.

Time: And the 2016 Ralph Nader Award Goes to Bernie Sanders

Trump was a racist in 1993

I don't mean to whine, but if I'm a little off for the near future, please be patient

Jefferson County elects black female sheriff

Arkansas Bar Association debates putting an end to Supreme Court races

Mission businessman indicted on federal fraud charges - Govt seeks to seize 36 million in assets

Texas students expelled from Abilene Christian University for posing in blackface for Snapchat

Theres No Such Thing as a Good Trump Voter

"Fake News" on facebook.. a coupla questions

Rexnord moving Indiana jobs to Mexico, Texas

Jury deliberates for second day without reaching verdict in doctors tax fraud trial

Maine PAC says it wont press charges in case of stolen Trump signs

I'm seeing a few odd ghost replies listed at the end of a thread tree

LePage keeps pushing to make it harder for citizens to get referendums on ballot

On The Electoral College Vote In December

Venezuela: three opposition lawmakers resign in concession to Maduro

All alone in a hotel in Philadelphia.

Eugene Robinson: I wish President Trump failure

Big oil v orcas: Canadians fight pipeline that threatens killer whales on the brink

DU supported my State Rep campaign in a fundamentalist, Repub county

Illinois man arrested in dismemberment murder of two-year-old boy

I told conservatives to work for Trump. One talk with his team changed my mind.

Here is what bothers me about all the conversations about how we lost the election.

Trump Transition Team Descends Into Chaos As Nobody Wants To Join Administration

A post-Trump SEC could shake up current policy

70% of the US Did Not Vote Republican -- How Will The Democratic Party Represent Them?

Hey Gang!

Minnesota archdiocese offers 132 million to settle sex abuse claims

Will the Netherlands be the next domino to fall?

Bill to legalize settler-outposts advances in Israeli legislature

The Strange History of Steve Bannon and the Biosphere 2 Experiment

Turkey's Erdogan could govern until 2029 under plans to change constitution

Fuck Trump and all his Fascist Cabal

Donald Trump Requests Security Clearance for Son-in-Law Jared Kushner

Words we are going to get sick of soon--'unprecedented'

Trump's EPA Pick Says Pesticides Aren't Bad for You

Donald Trump narrows candidates to lead Treasury and Commerce, major backer says

42 States Shifted to the Right in 2016

NEW: @senatorboxer introduces bill to abolish Electoral College, calling it an "outdated, undemocrat

This country is dead. Time for a divorce.

Russia withdraws signature from international criminal court statute

'Post-truth' declared word of the year by Oxford Dictionaries

The GOP Civil War Is Just Beginning

People-smuggling: new photos boost claim that wrong man is on trial in Italy

There Is No Such Thing as the White Working Class

National Job Openings at Record High, Trump Struggles To Fill Top Posts

Scott County, Indiana - Where HIV Exploded, With Help From Mike Pence

Louisiana's Senate race will bring an end to 2016 elections

NSA Chief: WikiLeaks Hacks of Democrats' Emails Were a "Conscious Effort by a Nation-State"

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Wednesday, 16 November 2016

Electoral College was DESIGNED TO PREVENT A TRUMPish Presidency -

Lynn Sherr for Bill Moyers: Agree: It Was Sexism

Bus driver in trouble for allowing students who would have voted for Trump to exit bus first!!

Learn lessons from EU to make Paris Agreement success warn experts

So glad to be back...

Calling all DU cartoonists !!!

A road map Hillary Clinton did not follow to the White House

Forest Fires in Sierra Nevada Driven by Past Land Use

Trump's back on Twitter and calling future members of his administration

So what is the endgame for Trump?

Speculation surrounds Marsha Blackburn and possible Donald Trump administration post

Sadly I log on here and the first thing I see is an angry post bashing Hillary Clinton

Trump attacks 'fools' at The New York Times...the tweeter is back!

Incomes under 50,000: Hillary 52%, Trump 41%

The "left wing equivalent" of Bannon that they keep talking about on TV..

It really feels good to be able to say "Good Morning, DU!!"

Before a single vote was cast, the election was fixed by GOP and Trump operatives.

Why don't Americans use bidets?

Voter Suppression Laws Cost Americans Their Voices at the Polls

The grooming of the media

Cueing off of "Team of Rivals" - what to call DRUMPF's cabinet cadre?

Potential Pelosi Challengers Could Benefit From Delay of House Democrat Leadership Elections

dear electors

There is No Such Thing as a Good Trump Voter

I missed DU!

VP-Elect Pence Removes Lobbyists From Transition Team: Aide

Janus' Gross says Trump will be one-termer, in failure for populism

ted cruz in the running for attorney general???? just heard this on mnbc

I think it's time for a new direction, so, I support Keith Ellison for DNC chair

Incompetent Trump - a main Trump meme

oh my...

Putin withdraws Russia from International Criminal Court

Penn: Oklahoma Man Who Sent Racist Texts Offered Admission

Multiple NBA teams refusing to stay at Donald Trump's hotels while on road trips

Attorneys for Aaron Schock Ask Judge to Postpone Arraignment

Cause An Effect. Chipotle is helping out the kids of Flint, today

Autocracy: Rules for Survival

There's an old Bomber group saying...

Will Trump resign before or shortly after St Pat's day parade?

This is why we keep losing and it has to stop now!

The Latest: WHCA Says Trump Shouldn't Travel Without Media

Sunday wasn't the same, without SCE

Bottom line: not enough voters marked the Hillary box.

Why did Hillary not challenge the results?

Trump's School Choice Expansion Plan May Face Uphill Battle

now DU will be our Rebel force headquarter!!

And here's something that covers the way I'm feeling:

Anyone else think that Bannon has the face

Editorial: Why Rudy Giuliani Shouldnt Be Secretary of State

Army Court Upholds Death Sentence of Former Bragg Soldier

Congrats to Maggie Hassan and Kamala Harris

Trumps tweeting.... mark my words - an international incident, will happen, based on a Trump Tweet.

Cleveland Submits Use-of-Force Policy to Judge for Approval

Want to understand how Trump happened? Study quantum physics

Wow! The Guardian isn't pulling their punches

Can I just say again.....thank you DU,

To the anonymous cretin who vandalized DU:

Something Stinks When Exit Polls and Official Counts Don't Match

Democrat Foster Campbell in a Runoff for US Senate

Of Course The Press Played A Major Role In Trumps Victory - Eric Boehlert

Russian court annuls ruling against opposition leader Alexei Navalny

CNN panel regarding Bannon. "You should be ashamed!"

Sotomayor: Country can't afford for president to fail, but people must continue to be heard

transition: trump lies about the obvious...'It is going so smoothly'

O'Malley bows out of DNC race

Mother Jones: Why Did Trump Win? A Roundup of the Most Popular Theories

CNNs Final Humiliation: Corey Lewandowski Quits To Work For Trump

This "Alt Right" meme has me furious

Delish! After a hit by the Donald, Chris Christie has become a mob of one

Malcolm Turnbull welcomes Trump plans for military buildup in Asia-Pacific

Poll finds tempered optimism after Trump victory, but doubts about mandate

The Blue/Red states divide, or as it should be called: Adapatable vs. Rigid

Obscure Casino Run by Trump Protege Raises Big Questions Bloomberg

I'm a BernieCrat

Its Boxcars for the "others" in America.

Trump allies object to Lewandowski

Do Not Say We Have Nothing

MORE Petty Biden memes!

The tRump election

Twitter suspends alt-right figureheads

I am still angry and very sick over it all. We weren't wrong, we were Ripped Off!!!


Who's to Blame For Hillary Clinton's Loss?

So a minor thing in scheme of things, but, Melania Dumpster sells her crap at QVC.

Demand Giuliani's "paid speeches to a shadowy Iranian opposition group"

I have one word for Congressional Democrats

I would like to see a manner in which...

2016 What Remains Edition: Welcome to the Economy Group!

Starvation killed 80,000 reindeer after unusual Arctic rains cut off the animals food supply

Malcolm Gladwell: Donald Trump will be in jail within a year

This Short Film Is the Darkest and Most Imaginative Take on Trumps Immigration Plan Yet


Warren, Sanders Go After Trump for Breaking Promise to Drain the Swamp

Global Trumpism -- How Trump's Rise Reflects Brexit and Other World Events

Schumer elected Senate Democratic leader

Generational divide fuels nascent Democratic revolt in House

From TPM: A Tool Kit for Sleuthing Out Medicare Phaseout

Murphy's Law re-confirmed

anybody else having trouble accessing TPM?

British second world war ships in Java Sea destroyed by illegal scavenging

World in crisis

US election bright spots: gun control, recreational marijuana and more

Trump Voters & Non Voters-Voted to take The Safety Net away from their children & grandchildren

The Hate Whisperers - Sack Cartoon

We need a charismatic candidate for 2020

All about Schumer, here (yes on Iraq War Resolution btw.)

Does anyone have a link to O'Donnell putting Matthews in his place?

Atheist radio show hosts get replaced by round-the-clock Christmas music

Steve Bannon Suggests There Are Too Many Asian CEOs In Silicon Valley

Counties That Experienced Rapid Diversification Voted Heavily for Donald Trump

Embracing varieties of religious experience

Civilian Deaths in Yemen Raise War Crime Questions

Never underestimate the power of our personal echo chambers.

HUFFPOLLSTER: Most Americans Dont Think Donald Trump Has A Mandate To Govern

As Trump Embraces Term Limits, Allies in Congress Pull Away...duh

Billionaire Green Activist Steyer Vows To Battle Trump, Says Money Not An Issue

Entering Religious Life Doesn't Mean Leaving The World Behind

So, when do the purges begin?

Why are we supposed to play nice and act like nothing happened?

Post Mortem - Walking Dead Thread

Hello, were back

NYTimes Editorial Board: Rudy Giuliani Shouldnt Be Secretary of State

Good Morning DU. Welcome to Trumpistan

Germany alarmed about potential Russian interference in election: spy chief

The Latest: Minnesota officer charged in black man's killing

U.S. panel says China state firms should be banned from buying U.S. companies

U.S. panel says China state firms should be banned from buying U.S. companies

Dogs and Cats Together!!! Heritage Foundation Splits with Hair Furor Over Russia!!!

When you are crazier than Glenn Beck...

Cooperation Results in Light Sentences in Islamic State Case

Sanders joins Democratic leadership, isn't officially a Democrat

DU HACK: Is law enforcement involved in investigating? Is DoJ complaint in order re civil rights?

Catholic Bishops Challenge Donald Trump on Immigration

instant karma: Tennessee official who said KKK is better than Obama is out of a job

O'Malley will not run for DNC chair

Donald Trump's team 'discussing plans for Muslim registration system'

Really Great Dictator

Police officer charged in fatal shooting of Philando Castile

This is more a comment than a question.

Hey USA, North Korean leader has a message for you

Based on this election result

Top 10 Conservative Idiots #2-1: The Election From Hell: Drain The Swamp Edition

We are all Underground now!

President Trump: How & Why...

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf on President Trump: 'Move Beyond Anger to Action'

wanna do something? GO HARD!

Russell Brand Hopes We Recognize We Will Have To Provide An Alternative World

Thank you for being such a strong and inspirational woman. Thank you for all you have done.

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf on President Trump: 'Move Beyond Anger to Action'

Steve Bannon Suggests There Are Too Many Asian CEOs In Silicon Valley

Bernie Sanders And Elizabeth Warren Win Senate Leadership Posts

Well, now I know what a blind side hit feels like


Just when I think I'm over it, I remember the Bill of Rights or our lack of taco trucks in America

The single biggest thing that killed Hillary was the email scandal

What So Many People Dont Get About the U.S. Working Class

White Women Shouldnt Date Black Men Fliers Appear On SMU Campus

New Top Judiciary Dem Warns Trump: We Won't Forget How GOP Treated Garland

New Top Judiciary Dem Warns Trump: We Won't Forget How GOP Treated Garland

Twitter Suspends Alt-Right Accounts, Promises Tools To Fight Abuse

Welcome to the Illiterocracy!

This is our moment: Trumps win emboldens activist behind effort to make rape legal

Bernie Sanders would have beaten Trump. Period.

An immigrant is taking my job!

CNNs Jake Tapper admits the media bungled election coverage

Donald Trump eyeing Ted Cruz for attorney general: Report

Watch, If you see Trump and his underlings start to jail protesters or opposition politicians

Autocracy: Rules for Survival

What if you got 1,000 a month, just for being alive? I decided to find out.

Janus' Gross says Trump will be one-termer, in failure for populism

Man who wants rape legalising is delighted with Donald Trumps win

I don't know how I'm going to deal with 4 years of this vile shit:

Can the Electoral College fulfill its Constitutional Duty?

I have never felt so alone in all my life.

Democrats Widen Leadership Tent as Trump Holds Off on Cabinet Picks.

How Bannon flattered and coaxed Trump on policies key to the alt-right

Rep. Schiff on KCAL: Appointment of Steve Bannon to WH is Very Alarming

No Democrat over 60 years old has won an open Presidential election since the Civil War

"The work will be harder, but the work is the same,--BLM

Key figures purged from Trump transition team

The difference between Reps and Dems

Going after the remaining old growth trees again.

Watch "Tokyo Tribe" and Then Tell Me Gangster Buppa is Not Modelled on Trump

Some gays are just clueless

"Lies, Damn Lies, and Exit Polls" - did Trump really win 29% of the Latino vote?

OK, Let's DO it! Splayed Turkey With Herbs

Pence Orders Removal of Lobbyists from Transition

I will not wear a safety pin.

169 House Democrats call on Trump to ax Bannon

Toy Boat

Richard Engel bluntly assessed Trump catastrophic win from global perspective

Walker Likely to Run Again

Fox News to air Donald Trump special hosted by TMZ's Harvey Levin

I will tattoo a swastika on your head: Seattle councilwoman threatened...

Trump Will Fail Because...

Go back to India b*tch: Seattle councilwoman threatened for encouraging Trump protest

Charter leader Eva Moskowitz in the mix for Trump education secretary

Noam Chomsky thinks the biggest news of November 8 was actually barely noted

And a big FUCK YOU to Colin Kaepernick ...

I am looking for a book about how Germans felt when Hitler came to power

Welcome back, base ball fans!!!

The Majority has decided - Appoint Garland to the Supreme Court

Central Student Government resolution to divest fails 34 to 13. University of Michigan

"Vulgar" Anti-Clinton FB post costs employee his job!!

At least consider a boycott of all Trump business and properties

Trump Will Have Access To Personal Info Of Dreamers For Deportation Efforts

I'm a little worried that the focus on Bannon is going to backfire

The cracks that divide us must be healed

Do you think there's any possibility that President Obama will pardon the 11 million

What happened to the guy who was going to eat a bug?

Silver lining

Do any of these Dems grab your imagination for 2020?

Watch Bernie Sanders' speech TONIGHT (RE: the future of our country under TRUMP presidency)

Trump Got Such Great Media Coverage By Bribing The Mainstream Press

How Russia Pulled Off the Biggest Election Hack in U.S. History

I made a Toon. About the incoming Administration and its Transition Team. Here it is.

Interesting article

If the Senate 'thugs keep the filibuster, we need to damn well use it, constantly.

Businesses doing trade with trumps

Yea! Samantha Bee is on for 2017.

Is there any chance GOP Senators would switch to Independent or Dem?

Headlines on Raw Story

Georgia GOPer Introduces Bill To Restrict Where Women Can Wear Burqas

I wonder who this could be? I doubt bluedigger can respond yet.

I sent this e-mail to my MP on the 9th November

Wherever you live, look around you when you venture

Keith Olbermann starts "The Resistance"

A silver lining for Democrats regarding the gun issue...

Huffington posted a list of companies to avoid

In lieu of no Sunday LOLcats, and certainly not to steal SalmonChantedEvening's thunder...PIC HEAVY

Georgia GOPer Introduces Bill To Restrict Where Women Can Wear Burqas

And in a confusing turn of events, Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Looks like loyalty trumps competence

Would like to start a group on DU on voter ID laws and how we can help get people registered

The future:

HRC extends popular vote margin

Do you think Republican electors could still elect Hillary?

Sources: GOP push to lift earmark ban expected to fail

California Gets It Right

Worrying Over Economic Winners

Remember 'The Lost Weekend'?

What's going on with my journal?

Will Discussionist be remaining closed?

I don't think we can stop Trump in the EC...but we could use his 2012 tweet about the EC against him

Wikileaks infiltrated?????

Assad just said Trump "would be a natural ally like Russia, Iran".

Obama Is Warning America About Trumps Presidency. Are You Listening?

Dylann Roof may not be mentally competent enough for his federal death penalty case, judge says

I just found this absolutely charming commercial, yes, commercial, on Facebook:

What is wrong with this picture?

Good things President Obama could do on the way out the door(suggestions wanted)

Hillary Clinton's Twitter Chart of Doom

Everyone needs to learn this word! You will have call to use it, OFTEN, in the next 4 years!

Thom Hartmann's take why she lost

Nikki Haley for SECSTATE? She has a fucking ACCOUNTING DEGREE!!!

Hezbollah has U.S. armored personnel carriers. But how did they get them?

Study: 2 gun-control laws really do lower homicides (3 others don't)

Republicans are now a minority party wielding near-absolute power

Michelle Obama 2020

Giant inflatable elephant adorned with a giant sign that says "RACISM" outside the Trump'a DC hotel.

Yeah, the racists came out... but so did the others...

Lesson from upstate New York.

ACLU Fundraising Bonanza because of Trump!

Are we really this close in numbers of supporters?

First post-op report

President Obama Names 21 Recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom

Bannon's Ex-Wife: Bannon upset about "the number of jews" that attended a school he was looking at

The Loser Takes It All

Postmortem: Blacks, Latinos, Women Stand to Lose the Most From This Election

"America has just elected a fascist". My reaction to Trump election and Irish Government reaction

Poll Finds Bill de Blasio Does Not Deserve Re-ElectionBut Still Stomps His Rivals

Zuckerberg is a POS

The Polls were correct.

Some Jewish Leaders Question Schumers Backing Of Israel Critic Rep. Keith Ellison For DNC Chair

An immigrant is taking my job.

The role of fake news in the 2016 election

Bobby Kennedy Jr. at Dakota Access Pipeline - great video

The Ohio Senate result show that it's always a mistake...

You know we are in the middle of a Constitutional crisis right?

Otherwise known as the "spoils system"...

Social Security is in Grave Danger

Steve Bannon Suggests There Are Too Many Asian CEOs In Silicon Valley

Trump Will Soon Learn That Governing Is Different

The NSA Chief Says Russia Hacked the 2016 Election. Congress Must Investigate.

State Department has yet to be contacted by the Trump team as

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Thursday, 17 November 2016

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Confronts Trump in Person

The American Thanksgiving

Debugging DU.

Is Trumps Man Steve Bannon Too Shady to Handle Secrets?

Colombias state intelligence agency spied on opposition campaign during 2014 elections

Colombias state intelligence agency spied on opposition campaign during 2014 elections

Trump Cant Legally Make New Staff Sign NDAsYet

A general musing on tactics and strategy: Rallies and Protests

Which republican senators have potential to pull a Jim Jeffords?

The FCC Just Caved in to Republican Demands That It Halt Work on Major Issues

Argentina considers bill to ban greyhound racing

Argentina considers bill to ban greyhound racing

Three new species of miniaturized tropical salamanders are already endangered

everytime I see "President elect Donald Trump" I insane that it's funny

Did any Republicans sign this letter?

Frank Gaffney - Slate says keep an eye on him

Three new species of miniaturized tropical salamanders are already endangered

Skilful cockatoos able to shape same tool from different materials

Skilful cockatoos able to shape same tool from different materials

"The Thing All Women Do That You Dont Know About"

Skilful cockatoos able to shape same tool from different materials

Texas State Board of Education rejects Mexican-American studies textbook

SpaceX exec quits to fight Trump 'nightmare'

No offense but...

Did anyone else's time zone get changed by the DU crash?

"The Underground Railroad" by Colson Whitehead

More on the time Rudy Giuliani helped incite a riot of racist cops


Obama administration cancels oil and gas leases on Blackfeet tribes sacred grounds

Emails !

Bob Dylan tells Nobel prize committee he will not go to Sweden for ceremony

This Is Not Normal

Re-visiting the "Hack"...

Get ready for the pattern for the next four years.

What was Trumps First Big Lie Self Funding?

I am so upset. I am looking for a forum to discuss

Filibuster Safe!?

Clinton currently has 61,963,234 votes

An immigrant is taking my job.

Nixons Secretary of Defense Dead at 94


Obama Reveals His Final Medal of Freedom List

My understanding is, there was a 14 percent shift in Wis. voters in the last week of the election

What I Find Amazing Is How Smart The Dems Are A Week After Trump Won The Presidency......

The Democrats Are Screwing Up the Resistance to Donald Trump

A Most Happy Welcome

Randy Newman "Political Science"

Understanding Trump By George Lakoff

Creepiest thing about this election. The FBI, Vladimir Putin, and the KKK joined forces against us

The state motto of Kentucky is: "United We Stand - Divided We Fall"

Arctic Refuge: Your new National Monument! SIGN THIS!!!


I Hope This Is The Forum To Bring This Up - EV Petition.....

If you have not yet seen 'Arrival', I urge you to do so ASAP

It's great to see all of you again...

Boycott Trump products

Trumpty Dumpty sat on a wall...

*Tonight, PBSNewsHour looking at the latest efforts to diagnose and treat gynecological cancers.

The suck it up, buttercup bill: Iowa lawmaker targets postelection campus hysteria

Watch this and smile - smart brother

Hillary Clintons Popular-Vote Victory Is Unprecedentedand Still Growing

Oberlin College Fires Professor Who Blamed 9/11, Charlie Hebdo Attacks on Israel

Mineral increases (perovskite) solar cell efficiency

Accused NY-NJ Bomber Ahmad Rahimi Hit With Charges in Manhattan Federal Court

Is there even a slight chance that votes were stolen in some states?