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Archives: July 3, 2017

Marches across U.S. cities call for Trump's impeachment

DeVos Is Discarding College Policies That New Evidence Shows Are Effective

The next Democratic President is going to have a hell of a mess to clean up.

Justice Kennedy Tells October 2018 Clerkship Applicants He's Considering Retirement

Republican US Senators from states with Democratic Governors.

How To Troll Trump Supporters, Style


high pregnancy failure in killer whales in Puget Sound

Thought experiment: What would Civil War in the US even look like in the 21st century?

Kudos (again) to the most awesome Ted Lieu!

4 train cars derail in Washington; minor injuries reported

Django Unchained.......

6 governors lead bipartisan charge against Senate health care bill

Trumps travel ban meets law of unintended consequences

Lawmakers: Chaffetz has a point on housing stipend

DOJ corporate compliance watchdog resigns citing Trump's conduct

2018 MI US Senate Race Prediction-Debbie Stabenow's (D-MI)2018 margin of victory will be

This moron is Global nuisance

Catholic Malta embraces gay marriage

A way to stop a bully is ignore him!

Medicare Halts Release Of Much-Anticipated Data

GOP senators warming to repeal then replace on ObamaCare

NGO is showing the lost world of Port Royal

A "travel ban" America could really use...

Bad Ass Women.

Hypothesis: Trump is so awful he has become irrelevant.

Cheeto sounds the charge; sTrumpets answer the cry

More bragging from 45...but what else is new?

DOJ corporate compliance watchdog resigns citing Trump's conduct

Colombia: Union Leader Gunned Down By Two Men On A Motorbike

Observations from The Kutztown (Folk) Festival

Observations from The Kutztown (Folk) Festival

Michael Cohen Goes From Trumps Inner Circle to Scrutiny in Russia Investigation

DOJ corporate compliance watchdog resigns citing Trump's conduct

Banana Republic

48 New York workers got more than $200k in salary, pension

Check out this page. There is a cool float of blotus and people kicking it

25th Amendment "Solution"

Just got back from seeing Connie Willis speak

Will conservatives have a problem with same sex square dancing taking place in gym classes?

Why am I not surprised

Trump et al are boiling the frog

Peanut Butter Potato Candy

Chaffetz has a lot of nerve!

Avignon shooting: Eight injured near French mosque

Avignon shooting: Eight injured near French mosque

JEWISH GROUP: I absolutely believe it can happen here

Venezuela jacks up minimum wage for third time this year

The Atlantic -- How the Left Lost Its Mind

South China Sea: US warship sails close to disputed island

Facts Don't Work on Conservatives

How Much Shit Do You Think Would Be Thrown At Hillary If She Won?

Illinois: Madigan's House approves major income tax hike as Republicans break with Rauner

Illinois: Madigan's House approves major income tax hike as Republicans break with Rauner

Parental controls

Russian anti-virus CEO Kaspersky offers up code for US govt scrutiny

Website in Illinois kidnap case still advises on abductions

The public is growing numb to tRump's antics...

Injured bald eagle found in Southeast Washington

Stuck in the past

Injured bald eagle found in Southeast Washington

Sarah Huckabee Sanders is that Plantation Wife

Stuck in the past

The Breakthrough: A Reporter Crosses Borders to Uncover Labor Abuse

Evo Morales Wants Reciprocity in Elimination of Visas For US Citizens

2018 Swedish Music Festival Cancelled After Sexual Assault Reports At This Year's Event

The Breakthrough: A Reporter Crosses Borders to Uncover Labor Abuse

Black Mississippi student forced to share valedictorian title with white student who had lower GPA

Sheesh. Republicans . . . .

Musical group's return

Does Donald Trump love America?

Any Nascar fans? They just switched mid-season from Fox to NBC

Albany criticized for lack of ethics reform as session ends

Democrats pick Joseph McDermott for Suffolk legislature

Are we underestimating Boss Tweet?

Amazing Shot!

Brazilian prosecutor sees clear graft indications against president

Brazilian prosecutor sees clear graft indications against president

Rio's poor rally at posh beach to protest killings

Rio's poor rally at posh beach to protest killings

Making of the Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders

Norman Dorsen, Tenacious Civil Rights Advocate, Dies at 86.

Progressives are stumped. They are asking these questions over and over

To Comprehend Trump, Read This

Chile's Pinera cruising to primary win, solidifying front-runner status

My flaw/short coming/whatever you want to call it.

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver - S04E18 (HBO) - July 2, 2017

Nothing President Chaos does, says or publishes surprises me.

Was Peter Smith the first

Remember the 33 Russian mobsters rolled up in NYC June 7? Some of us wondered, hey, any

No deal: New Jersey state shutdown will drag into Monday

Groups demand removal of 'political' state shutdown signs with top Democrat's photo

Reddit User Behind Trump's anti-CNN Video Has History of anti-Semitism, Islamophobia

A Brief History of 'Lugenpresse,' the Nazi-era Predecessor to Trump's 'Fake News'

FBI digs deep in probe of Dougherty and Philadelphia electricians' union

Chester County DA defends investigation into assault at Conestoga High School

Jay Sekulows Son Made Close to $1 Million From Family Charity

Wolf vetoes bill to outlaw local plastic-bag bans

Trumps Voter Fraud Endgame

Two Pa. Senate bills argue Sunshine for union deals, but local officials warn "chilling effect"

Qatar is given a further 48 hours to meet Gulf demands

Lawmakers reach budget deal in overtime

Germany bus crash: 18 feared dead and 30 injured

Aztec tower of human skulls uncovered in Mexico City

MSM needs to stop playing into 45's hand.

Repeal and Replace Never

Who here thinks 45 will encourage Putin

Delaware state senator charged with felony in Maryland

Johnson Amendment Under Threat as House Republicans Target Law Keeping Churches Out of Politics

Charles Blow: Trump is an abomination and a cancer on our country.

Can we stop fat shaming politicians we don't like?

The plane truth: How we caught Chris Christie sunbathing on a closed beach

Special counselor adds former Preet Bharara prosecutor to Russia probe: Reports

Dem super delegate, in room full of health insurance execs, laughs off prospect of single payer

Charles M. Blow: The Hijacked American Presidency

This Mayor is not happy with Manshark keeping the beaches closed

I don't understand this world anymore.

All the warning signs are right there:

Confederate flag waving protester accidentally shoots himself at a rally

Poll: Trump disapproval at 57 percent

Wow. Justice Dept's Corporate Crime Watchdog Resigns: "Like Shuffling Deck Chairs on the Titanic"

89 seconds of pure MURKA!!

Florida man sits on gun, shoots self in penis, police say

War on Terriers, Terrior, Terra, Terror...Indiana War Memorial Faux Pas

Severe storms, 2 tornadoes wreak havoc in western Maine

Is Baron Finfuk implying that the press will soon be coerced into covering only topics

A reasonable estimate for what the future holds:

Donald Trump has become a parody of himself.

Trump tweets intention to "force" media to "discuss" his "great" accomplishments. #DerSturmer

Which blue state Democratic incumbent US Senator is going to face a tight race in 2018?

WH source: Trump was FURIOUS to learn calls to remove him from office by invoking #25thAmendment are

"I'll give you freedom of the press. Here's your freedom of the press!" Please come CAPTION CNN!!!


Doctors raked in cash to push fentanyl as N.J. death rate exploded

Caterpillar just bought a stake in Australia's one-armed robot bricklayer

Caterpillar just bought a stake in Australia's one-armed robot bricklayer Read more at https://www.b

The Time I Got Recruited to Collude with the Russians ....

July Recess: Women Resist Tool Kit (Ultraviolet)

Florida Bar's smart effort to reduce gender bias

Nothing quite celebrates the Fourth of July weekend like our President attacking the Free Press

Chris Jansing: "Some say he doesn't understand the difference between Medicare and Medicaid..."

Monday Toon Roundup 1 - ConDon

Today is Trump's 35th day at a golf club since taking office. He's been at a golf club on 21% of day

Twitter says Trump's tweet doesn't violate its rules

NYT editorial had great advice for purists--of both parties

Monday Toon Roundup 2- GOP Healthcare Plan: Die quickly

Pentagon Considers Canceling Program That Recruits Immigrant Soldiers

Monday Toon Roundup 3- The Rest

2018 US Senate Election-Landslide Margin Republican Victory to Landslide Margin Democratic Victory.

'independence day'

Gitmo Detainees Get Russian Propaganda From U.S. Military

Robert Reich: There's a More Frightening Possibility Than Trump Is Just Nuts

As Beijing Joins Climate Fight, Chinese Companies Build Coal Plants

From the guy who created Trump's wrestling tweet...

Remember Independence Day tomorrow....

T-shirt for bass players and their fans I made:

Music lover's political statement:

Lawrence O'Donnell just burned Drumpf on Twitter

I'm sympathetic about high housing costs for Congress members. Solution:

Little Chief, other native children to finally go home

#BREAKING - Macron proposes cutting French parliament by one third during Versailles speech

NPR: Justice Kennedy Told 2018 Clerk Applicants He's Considering Retirement

GOP Senators Are Trying To Work The Refs As Obamacare Repeal Bill Stalls

Black deliveryman who was handed noose by West Village butcher can't return to work, lawsuit says

Justice Kennedy should have stepped down before 2014 when a Democrat was President and

GOP Senators Are Trying To Work The Refs As Obamacare Repeal Bill Stalls

Look at Trump's wrestling-gif from the pov of a teacher:

Who is Peter Smith and What's his Story?

Report: Assassin planned to murder Macron during Trump visit

Reporter flooded with 'gory' death threats after revealing neo-Nazi creator of Trump's CNN tweet

All of Germany's Muslim members of parliament voted for marriage equality

Trump: 'Fake News' Media Will Be Forced To Cover WH Achievements

Right-wing 'hucksters' want to convince you there's substance behind Trump's weird hair and...

FAIL - Americans Don't Know Why We Celebrate 4th of July! -- A CONVERSATION WITH THE GENERAL PUBLIC

Tillerson Ready to Let Russia Decide Assads Fate

History Lesson

Obama plays behind-the-scenes role in rebuilding Democratic Party

What's with the blue arrows on the left?

Pic Of The Moment: Top Justice Department Lawyer Explains Why She Quit Her job

Maybe Chaffetz could have had more affordable housing if he wasn't chasing that next iPhone

Hey pal! Can I catch a lift?

How about this

Americans Say Civility Has Worsened Under Trump; Trust In Institutions Down

Called Grass's office on Public appearances and AHCA

Miami judge rules updated 'Stand Your Ground' Law unconstitutional

America, the diminished

Bill That Would Remove President Trump from Office Gains Steam After Wrestling Tweet

Seattle's higher minimum wage is actually working just fine - its the study thats flawed

Donald Trump and Neil Gorsuch have the right wing thinking big -- really big

A word from Chris Christie's Lt. Governor...

NYTimes Editorial: Mr. Trumps For-Profit 2020 Campaign

White House: Trump Holds Open Repeal-Only 'Option' For Senate Health Care Bill

Who is Charlie Guard?

How Spam became one of the most iconic American brands of all time

Barack Obama makes dig at Donald Trump over Paris Agreement on climate change during Jakarta speec

Fake Donald Trump Is Trying to Create the Illusion of a Monarchy

GOP leaders have few sure votes on debt ceiling

How will Lady Liberty spend her July 4th holiday?

Chris Cristie spokesperson saying he did not get sun at the beach because he was wearing a hat.....

Ann Wagner Decides Against Senate Run in Missouri

Sharing "Press Snekretary Danger Noodle" with DU

Ann Wagner Decides Against Senate Run in Missouri

Present at the Destruction: How Rex Tillerson Is Wrecking the State Department

Court: Energy firm can pass $55M cleanup costs to customers

U.S. North Korea 'Demonization' May Spark Clash: Russia

Scoop: Bannon pushes tax hike for wealthy

'Girls say they hate their vaginas'

Bannon Pushes to Hike Taxes on Wealthy

Americans Support Impeachment More Than Trump - It's not even close.

Well duh.

The Rude Pundit - In Brief: Things People on Fox "News" Called Obama "Unpresidential" For

Media reaps dividends from Trump attacks

In Celebration of the America Revoluton: A Rant (Updated)

Yes, This made me laff- Sorry if it shows lack of sympathy

To celebrate the historically significant writing of the Declaration of Independence...

OVERTURNED TRACTOR-TRAILER: Lanes are blocked on Capital Beltway EDIT

Miami judge rules Floridas new Stand-Your-Ground law is unconstitutional

Kremlin's Sending Donald a Message

America, the diminished - by Ezra Klein

Two & a half year update on my neighbor's murder:

From the Kennedy era....President's House crystal, made in West Virginia

Second woman injured by exploding whipped cream dispenser in France

Random thought today - Will Van Sustern need the ACA for health care

Black moms die in childbirth 3 times as often as white moms. Except in North Carolina.

Pro-Trump pundit: New reports could prove path to collusion between Trump and Russia

Well, I wasn't expecting this...

Trump's version of the Terri Schiavo case?

"I'm not saying we kick him out..."

Arrested: Plotter to kill MACRON on Bastille Day. Was it DRUMPF? - just sayin'he's being there then!

Something totally unexpected happened last weekend

'Pope's hospital' put children at risk as it chased profits

Trump's Proposal To End Heating Aid For Low-Income Americans Faces Congressional Opposition

White House pays women 80 cents for every dollar paid to men

House Russia Probe To Interview Trump Campaign Adviser Caputo

White House pays women 80 cents for every dollar paid to men

Shout out to my liver

Blunt Is Member of Club He Said He Wasn't Joining


Uproar in Israel and Beyond as Netanyahu Yields to Ultra-Orthodox Jews.

"The House I Live In," Frank Sinatra, 1944

Creationist Running the Space Program. What Could Go Wrong?

I am livid - "positive" drug test


Planned Parenthood of Spokane needs a digital media specialist

New Jersey welfare fraud arrests spark anti-Semitic sentiment

Asian stars of 'Hawaii Five-0' quit

I've got just the thing to help Jason Chaffetz afford a home in DC!

Despite support, Everett housing tenants face uncertainty

TPM: Stephen Hawking: Trump's Action Could Push The Earth Over The Brink

Portland joins Seattle in challenging Trump's sanctuary cities order

The Trump White Houses Fourth Of July Celebration Schedule

The State Board of Elections has denied the request from the Presidential Advisory

I don't think this one is Photoshopped either.

Airport Security: you can't be too careful about pesto...

Has anyone had his/her Ancestral DNA done?

Trump is Reviewing our National Monuments-Public comment OPEN....

Trump offers help to a terminally ill baby in England

Bob Cesca takes on Cheetoman's voter fraud tweet

Did MST3K's "TV's Frank" Conniff weigh in on Christie at the beach? Why, yes...he did.

From Apprentice to Amateur Hour in the Oval Office.

Look how far we have fallen in five years

Jesus, Donald Trump, What The Fuck Is Wrong With You?America's ongoing embarrassment and shame

Listening to Lovett or Leave it podcast...

If Jason Chaffetz Can't Afford DC, Maybe He Shouldn't Have Bought That New iPhone

Facebooks Small Print Might Be Next Big Antitrust Target

Bryn Mawr man finds 300-year-old log house beneath stucco facade

UPDATED: Ethics Issue 'Nonsense,' Said Official Who Cleared Trump Hotel

"Putins flacks: Russias stealth public relations war" (legal propaganda from US PR firms)

Trump fan known for 'Pizzagate' rants beaten up while trolling Philly impeachment rally

Venezuelas "colectivos"... modern day brownshirts for Chavismo (video)

Fake President exploits dying child for political gain.

The Bolivarian National Guard. Maduro's stormtroopers. (video)

Maryland Scorches Trump's Voter Suppression Commission: "Repugnant, Designed to Intimidate Voters"

Former Pres. Bill Clinton, former Sec. of State Hillary Clinton cheered while attending theater perf

Maryland elections officials deny Trump request for voter data

Wisconsin state congressman wants to give more money to chiro-quacks...

White House says Donald Trump will not make snap visit to UK

HATE THE VOYA advertisements during the Wimbledon matches......

Jorge Martin, Maduro's cheerleader, demands VZ Marxism must prevail (while he is safe in Spain)

Venezuelan opposition seeks unofficial July 16 vote on Maduro plan

2020 will be the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment.

Sinclair Broadcast Group: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

Trump considering lawyer for White House Russia role: sources

Court rejects Trump's delay of EPA drilling pollution rule

Christie brushes off 'beachgate' saga during New Jersey shutdown

U.S. no longer a 'friend' in Merkel election program

Twitter Video: Fox News may not like it, but these are the facts:

head of Fox Sports programming, fired in sexual harassment probe

Twitter Link: Bernie Sanders Film Festival

Mr. Fish Toon - Dear Don

Pakistan (June 25) fuel tanker inferno death toll tops 200

Jesus 'miracle church': Jewish extremist found guilty of arson

Tesla's lower-priced Model 3 to start production Friday

Missouri Republicans Lower St. Louis Minimum Wage From $10 To $7.70

GOPer who voted for impeachment in 1998: 'This is much more serious than anything we accused...

Pedestrians hit by vehicle near Boston airport, at least 10 hurt

Eric Trump Foundation Told Donors Money Went To Kids W/ Cancer, Then Gave To Different Causes

Pedestrians hit by vehicle near Boston airport, at least 10 hurt

After 168 days, Kennebunk school project washes ashore in Scotland

Trump to promote U.S. natgas exports in Russia's backyard

Trump to promote U.S. natgas exports in Russia's backyard

Uproar in Israel and Beyond as Netanyahu Yields to Ultra-Orthodox Jews

@fakeDonaldTrump is relatively silent today.

Stephen Hawking: Trumps Action Could Push The Earth Over The Brink

"OUT OF BREATH" follows a group of volunteers who travel to North Korea to help those with TB.

Maryland Attorney General Just Blew The Lid Off Trumps Illegal Voter Fraud Commission

Anyone into miniature train and landscaping hobby?

Fox Sports Fires Jamie Horowitz Amid Sexual Harassment Claims

Fake Trump's Sex Toy Collection a Market Hit

Trump "delighted" to help sick baby in the U,K. Draw your own conclusions.

NJ Welfare Fraud Arrests Spark Anti-Semetic Sentiment: USA Today

Stephen Hawking: Trumps Action Could Push The Earth Over The Brink (To a Venus-like state)

U.S. status as Germany's "most important friend" has been downgraded, thanks to Trump.

Nazi Super Weapon - The Me-262

Job ad: We are a very profitable franchise in the [NBA] with a proud tradition that includes...

About the USA..Smart People vs Stupid People, vs In The Middle People.

Asian actors paid less than white actors on Hawaii Five-0. So they quit.

The problem with 'But Trump's base loves it!'

When crimes go unpunished, when greed is all that matters, we get where we are now

One odd thing about the whole National Enquirer going after Joe and Mika

Mary Katherine Goddard, heroine of the Declaration of Independence

Singing Make America Great Again, Evangelicals say Trump is God giving us another chance (VIDEO)

Democrats: Use Trumpcare chaos to push single-payer Medicare for all

WCCO Radio Sports Talker Thinks Trump's Video is Funny

As Trump continues to act

Are there any news dumps happening today? Haven't seen anything.

Red State Reply: you're not going to play politics with Louisianas voter data, and if you are,...

Itsy bitsy spider...

Politics as Wrestling

"REAL FAKE" right in front of Trump Tower

Why Fat-Shaming Is Wrong.

Bernie Sanders and the Progressive Lefts Selfless Defense of Obamacare

I think it is time to repeat this: the explanation for Trump's offensive tweets, vulgar speech,

Missouri Republicans Lower St. Louis Minimum Wage From $10 To $7.70

Man in custody after shooting reported at Far North Dallas hotel

The economy President Trump loves looks a lot like the one candidate Trump hated

Emily Ratajkowski says her big boobs prevent her from landing jobs

Question: If 45 is no longer president for any reason do the investigations continue?

SEC settles fraud charges against defunct for-profit college company ITT

WATCH: Christie trolled by plane banner demanding he 'get the hell off the beach' & beachgoers cheer

Jason Whiner Chaffetz on MTP

Happy Fourth DUers - just change a few words and Lennon could have been singing about

Upvote the Google Maps review of Governor Christie's Ocean House!

Edward Snowden On Chris Christie Sunbathing Pic: 'The Politics Of An Era In One Frame'

President's Bedminster golf course prepares for "Women's" US Open

The DEA Just Admitted Marijuana Has Never Killed Anyone And Causes Happiness

Trumps Call To Help Charlie Gard Is Both Cynical And Cruel, And Fuck Him...

The mug brownie, for when you just want one brownie:

This womans name appears on the Declaration of Independence. So why don't we know her story?

Grover Norquist: Bannon's proposal to raise taxes on the rich is "a particularly cruel thing to do"

AP Exclusive: US nuclear inspection results now concealed

House to set up money for members security

Slacker-in-Chief. Trump has spent 1/5 of his presidency at golf clubs.

'Pope's hospital' put children at risk as it chased profits

#CoverAllKids achieves bipartisan passage through Oregon Senate.

Republicans Outside Washington Warm to Tax Increases

The Guardian: Call it the Trump regime

Assault weapon in hospital shooting was 'lawfully transferred': ATF

Robert Reich: There's a More Frightening Possibility Than Trump Is Just Nuts

Trumps Pants on Fire claim that CNN ratings are way down

What's for Dinner, Mon., July 3, 2017

As Trump wages war on the media, the echoes of Erdogan grow louder

Investor who spotted Enron fraud: Trump infrastructure plan is 'fake fiscal news'

New Florida law lets any resident challenge what's taught in science classes

"Americans have a lot more confidence in the courts and in the intelligence community Trum

Cops Stage Resisting Arrest To Restrain Black Man

First on CNN: Kamala Harris maneuvers to help 2018 Democrats -- and build a national profile

Stupid wild turkey is destroying my garden

A comment from WashPost comment page on an article.

"The only person I can imagine putting Jackie Kennedy to shame... "

Trump Commission Demanding Voter Data Via Unsecured Email

Arrogant, intolerant, even dangerous. The world describes Trump in new poll

Fox News accidentally suggests Republican women should primary Trump in 2020

Tweets Demonstrate Instability

It's time for the power of the bully pulpit to end.

CNN Responds to Trump's Tweet - The Feed

Brazilian police arrest close ally of president as corruption crisis worsens

So I had this interview last Thursday...