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Archives: December 25, 2018

Tulsa OK: Congregational church's nativity is fenced in, sign 'Holy Family was a Migrant Family'

Howzabout some Christmas music postings

Scientists Measure Supermassive Black Hole Coronae For The First Time

PHOTO of the contractors who won the bid for Trump's "115 mile long contract" to build the fence

China purchased ZERO soybeans in first for trade wars. Turned to Brazil for Soy

This is amazing

Ouch! John Dean and Bill Kristol have POtuS's number.

Extinct Flying Creatures That Lived Alongside Dinosaurs Had Fur Feathers, Says Study

Now this is an appropriate Christmas Tweet (POTUS 44)

"O holy Night"

Wild 'Tunnelbot' Designs Could Crack Secrets of Icy Jupiter Moon Europa

Cosmic Wreath and Ornaments Decorate the Universe in These Space Telescope Photos

Laurance Tribe schools Trump regarding who makes contracts

And now for something completely different . . . .

With crude at $42.68

"Time for G.O.P. to Threaten to Fire Trump" - NYT

L.A. Alert!

Recall deals blow to California's marijuana industry

In Photos: India's Amazing Launch of the GSAT-7A Communications Satellite

Massive Star Is So Big It Gives Birth to a Tiny Twin

A New Class of 'Light' Super-Earth May Be Heavy in Rubies and Sapphires

This is a sobering thought.

Christmas 'Hippo' Asteroid Is Buzzing Earth, Its Closest Flyby in 400 Years

Pool: Trump asks child who calls into 🎅 if they still believe in Santa

Paul Krugman's case for a "mixed economy." 1/3 public plus 2/3 capitalist.

Tweet of the Day

One year ago: 1990 "Quantum Leap" episode with Scrooge-like character based on Trump airs on COZI TV

This Humongous Fungus Has Been Around Since the Birth of Socrates

It's almost time to put the star on the tree

watching Chris Hayes this Christmas Eve

Government shutdown, day 3: Trump complains he's 'all alone' waiting for Democrats to deal

Best Lawn Display Near Me

Vice the movie - Oh Good Lord!

Mnuchin Risks Becoming Trump's Target as Market Slide Worsens

Schumer and Pelosi accuse Trump of 'plunging country into chaos' as markets tank

Nearly 30 people killed in brazen attack in Kabul

Merry Christmas from LexandNeek 2018!

'I am all alone': An isolated Trump unleashes a storm of Yuletide gloom

Trump asks child if he believes in Santa during NORAD calls

Mandatory Monday Mike Malloy Truthseeker thread! Classic Malloy! Mike is live tonight

When Wall Street looks to Washington, it gets scared

Children families separated by orange asshole

Trump's Fed feud roils markets, alarms Republicans

"Bah TRUMPBug!" Modern-day SCROOGE/ORANGE Grinch

Stay warm this Christmas Eve with a trump Dumpster Fire

Trump ruining a kid's belief in Santa

My Christmas programming: DRUNK History

OMG! ISIS was cornered in Syria. A "Tora Bora" situation. Twitler pulls our troops out!

January 3rd will be our second Christmas

Happy Christmas DU

Okay, who's watching Its a Wonderful Life?

Ryan Leaf helping someone in need

"He. Can't. Read."

'Fighting Shirley' has made a mark in the House!

Enya- Silent Night (VIDEO)

Just watched my favorite Christmas special.

Kids calls to Santa, Trump says "Are you still a believer in Santa?"

My favorite SNL Holiday Skit


Low Calorie Key Lime Pie Experiment - successful!

Welcome Christmas...Oh, the childhood memories from this song

Baby BooHoo[trumpf] is on sale

TCM Schedule for Tuesday, December 25: Comedies for Christmas

Hackers thwarted in effort to steal $4M from Schenectady County

TCM Schedule for Wednesday, December 26: TCM Memorial Tribute: Burt Reynolds

We could use some mercy now.

Gideon Levy has No Sympathy for Colonists as a Group

Gave my cat her Christmas prezzie early since Im going to be gone tomorrow.

Steppenwolf "Monster" 1969

"Hey, I'll pay you when this shutdown thing is over."

Show Love

Yule log crackling fire

Trump gets his wall for Christmas

Congresswoman Barbara Lee Introduces Landmark Women in STEAM Bill

'Climate grief': The growing emotional toll of climate change

Yule log crackling fire

I'm about to head off to a Christmas Eve service...

Countries that welcome refugees and immigrants are happier

Today, is born of a virgin, he who holds the whole creation, in his hand.

Search on for early man skeletons in Mt Kenya as ancient tools found

'Little Foot' endocast reveals a small brain combining ape-like and human-like features

Opened a present early. Didn't want to drag it over to my dad and then

"Nice Of You F****** To Show Up For Once" Points Out Priest At Midnight Mass

Feds irked over lack of access to limo in fatal Upstate NY wreck

More Than 3,000 Patients Possibly Exposed To HIV, Hepatitis

Trauma of Clinton's Pennsylvania loss has Casey weighing 2020 bid

There are NINE days left before Democratic Leadership of the House...

Oh, but it does affect you.....

The science stories that shook 2018

Buffalo probe results in UPS paying $4.9M over religious discrimination

Holiday Greetings

Here is how a President deals with Santa Claus...

It's December 25th, please allow me to be the first to wish you....

Newbury College In Brookline Will Close At End Of 2019 Spring Semester

UN special rapporteur demands inquiry into death of Guatemalan girl held in US

Judge: Honduran mother can't be deported without daughter

Interesting article about how no one really wanted to know whether vote tallies were changed in 2016

The Rebel Jesus, my favorite holiday song.

Accountant gets prison for embezzling $3.4M from famed literary agency

Xmas Sting.....

Petition to rename Fifth Avenue in front of Trump Tower: "President Barack H. Obama Avenue"

Madoff's former secretary seeks early release from prison

'Like a cancer:' Rio militias grow, control swaths of city

It's Intermission for the Large Hadron Collider

Mattis Shares Christmas Message Taped One Day Before Resignation

World's first no-kill eggs go on sale in Berlin

Arizona man fulfills Christmas wish list for Mexican girl who sent it by balloon

"Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus"

Merry Christmas Everyone!

May the joy of this season celebrating the birth of

Night before indictments and in the White House__ Only creature remaining is that tiny White Mouse

Merry Christmas Everyone!

'Are you still a believer in Santa? Because at seven it's marginal, right?'....

Afghan government compound attack kills 43

Home Alone (Poor You)

The jeniuses at CNN are spreading "fake news"

At St. Mark's In Seattle, the sermon was on the cruelty of US policy towards refugees and migrants.

Happy Christmas!

trump bursts into flames upon entering national cathedral for worship service

(Jewish Group) The Alice Walker anti-Semitism controversy, explained

(Jewish Group) YouTube's most popular user amplified anti-Semitic rhetoric. Again.

(Jewish Group) Say What You Like About the Jews. Up to a Point

(Jewish Group) Anti-Semitism is not just another opinion. The New York Times should know better.

Do kids take English in school anymore?

Merry Christmas to all, and to all a good flight

(Jewish Group) Dutchman rants about Jews during pro-BDS rally

(Jewish Group) Is It Kosher For Non-Jewish Actors To Play Jewish Characters?

Radio stations in conservative strongholds

Photo: Bernie with family

I wanna play with my ninja cooker thinking about giving a first call

I love this take on Santa

Give Trump a wall! A square one!

Happy Crimble from the Fab Four!

Bunny looking in the snow for his Christmas gifts , Merry Christmas to all

PHOTO: 'tis the season to be jolly...January 3rd is only 9 days away!

Happy Holidays DUers

Rudy needs...

Happy Holidays to all of you!

Turkey says the US just agreed to more of its demands as Ankara sees expanded power in Syria

Our local H.S. have put on "It's a Wonderful Life" as a radio drama.

Christmas Time Is Here...

Merry Christmas to the Sports Group

FSogol's 2018 Advent Calendar Day 25: The Story of No VA's Second Hand Santa

No Presents From Trump...

In Venezuela, Russia pockets key energy assets in exchange for cash bailouts

Russia's Secret Weapon? America's Idiocracy

It's festivus the airing of the grievances boog and mother in law

trump inspires the world with his Christmas morning tweet...

PM 2.5 Pollution In Areas Of New Delhi Hits 2018 High Of 654; Regional Index "Severe" At 450

It's not normal for parents to be the first ones up on Christmas morning

DELIGHTFUL Christmas pics! Don calls kids while Melania verifies terms & conditions of her pre-nup.

Decreasing our critical thinking

Trump can't even be trusted to talk to a 7 year old

Daughter stops Dad from watching Fox News for Xmas.

Poll: Trump beats O'Rourke, nearly ties Sanders and loses to Biden in hypothetical 2020 matchups

The Trumps did their duty?

"A market crash would be a GOOD thing. You'll see." Come CAPTION PresiDented Trump!!!

Merry Christmas from the California Raisins

Francis Ford Coppola presents Williams S. Burroughs' "The Junky's Christmas"

Imagine my surprise when I logged on to DU to find-

Guardian's Moment-By-Moment Coverage Of Paradise & Camp Fire - Absolutely Terrifying

The Mysterious Wind Turbine Syndrome That Doctors, Coroners, Public Health Agencies Don't See

JFK letter to a child 1961

"Severe/Extreme" Heatwave Across Central, SE Australia; 6-12 C Above Avg For S. Australia

I like Jon Meachen.

That's it then, I am truly addicted to MSNBC....

"Enjoy the holiday season with the ones you love. Michelle and I wish you a very Merry Christmas!"

A poem for 2020

We're watching the Yule log, easy listening Christmas music.......with baby ducks,

Arabic Christmas Carols (beautiful!)

Trump: 'The only problem our economy has is the Fed'

Yes, Donnie, there is a Santa Claus

A gift for those looking for Christmas music this day

Preet Bharara: If you're 7, yes, Santa Claus exists and loves you. And he's on his way.

some old Christmas Cartoons

His Christmas message to our troops overseas

And a Merry Christmas to you also, Mr. President

'61-JFK's letter to child-"You must not worry about Santa. I talked with him yesterday & he is fine"

Well... he's talking live on Jesus's B-Day!!

trump's on television talking about the 115 mile wall he "gave out yesterday" to a contractor...

All hail Pottersville! (Trump is now haunting me from Christmas past)

One year ago, President Trump and @HouseGOP passed their #TaxScam to enrich the wealthiest among us.

''Jane and I want to take this opportunity to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas ... ''

Christmas TOONs - Quickie Edition

This is likely the first and last time I'll ever agree with something Jonah Goldberg wrote

Theirs know point n riting 2 well, rilly. F u make erors and spel bad,

"Da-Who Dorays, Fa-Who Forays, Welcome Christmas, Come This Way...

A Christmas Message from the White House (Stephen Colbert)

Skating on thin ice.

POtuS even manages to be an asshole to a 7-year-old child on Christmas Eve

Cockatoo opines on cage. (Language warning)

"Me" versus "I"

Governor Elect Kemp throws in the towel in Palast v. Kemp

'Tell me a story of Christmas'

Rebecca Solnit: The Trump era won't last for ever. But we must do our part to end it

Tidings of comfort and joy

Christmas at the border

California is in danger of losing a House seat after adding 2.3 million people

Tweet of the Day

Jesus. Now he's calling troops overseas harping about his stupid wall

Comedian Jen Kirkman found a letter from trump (like the one found from JFK recently):

Happy Feet 2 - The Reckoning

Rod Serling was born today in 1924.

Touching Christmas story--get your hankies ready for it, though:

Brings back memories

On this day, a long, long time ago, a man was born who was to change the world.

Another sweet, touching Christmas story to counter the Trump slime:

🎶🎶 "Mueller Baby" 🎶🎶

Another point about spelling. In the Constitution of the United States,

When you already late for work and you hit traffic

What is everyone passing out to the trick or treaters for Christmas?

The day I tasted climate change

Trump: 'It's a Disgrace What's Happening in Our Country, But Other Than That I Wish Everybody a Very

Donald Trump insists shutdown will not end unless Congress funds border wall

Ron DeSantis meets -- and defies -- expectations in forming Florida's government

Required Listening on Christmas Morning

Merry Christmas Mr Bean Full Episode Mr. Bean Official

Mexico's Puebla governor Martha Erika Alonso dies in helicopter crash

Outtakes of the Obama's first Christmas in the White House.

Happy holidays, DU! And thank you, admins, for this safe port in a political/constitutional storm.

How did I miss this?

♫ Everybody was surfin' ...

R.O. Blechman CBS Christmas Message (1966)

Trump is drowning in his failures

Trump's infatuation with the death penalty

Dickens: What Christmas Is as We Grow Older

"I'm not like ole saint nick who only comes once a year"

Merry Christmmas to my MA peeps. You probably know this, but I love guitar jams

Amid the merry..we have just allowed another child to die

Wait for it... (Xmas fun)

🎄Checking in🎄

US says 8-year-old Guatemalan boy has died in custody

Wishing everyone at DU a very Happy Christmas!

US says 8-year-old Guatemalan boy has died in custody

Trump Questions 7 Year Old's Belief In Santa

I hereby nominate this as the tweet of the day.

Merry Christmas to my entire DU family.

"Christ is Born!" "Give Him Glory!" Slavic Orthodox Koladen (Carol)

More Than 3,000 Patients Possibly Exposed To HIV, Hepatitis: Saddle Brook, NJ

Mattis works from Pentagon on Christmas, tells troops: 'You hold the line'

I was reading Freud's theories on adults trapped in the anal retentive stage of development

Just 206 of 41,000 student applicants had loans discharged under the government's loan forgiveness

Anti-ISIS coalition announces Syria strikes, after Trump orders withdrawal

Tweet from George Takei

Ben Carson's HUD dials back investigations into housing discrimination

But it is a clean coal - cartoon

Trump bizarrely claims 'many' federal workers want to go without paychecks until he gets his wall

Ex-Disney actor charged with 6 counts in underage sex case

'Baby, it's a cold-hearted world that condemns a little flirting' by Robin Abcarian

Beto jumps into action on Christmas day

We are now stuck in the clutches of the Trump economy...

Lonesome Xmas--Clapton

I'm So Proud Of Our Fed Workers This Xmas Day.

(Last one.😇) Orthodox-Ukrainian Christmas Carol: "Joy is Now"

photo: Trump at work on Christmas

Richard Painter nails it.....

Mick Mulvaney Admits Trump Didn't Know His Main Point Person On Syria

ISIS claims deadly bombing in Iraq

"J.T." a Christmas classic from 1969

What are you doing NewYears Eve? King Curtis version 💃💃💃💃🕺🏽🕺🏽🕺🏽🕺🏽

Russia 'chose' Trump and then 'ran him for president' -- and it could destroy him: ex-Israeli spy

Worst gift you have recieved?

Portland hotel calls cops on black guest in lobby

Trump vs JFK on Christmas:


Another migrant child dies in custody

The Trump 'Christmas video'

Dolly Loves You

I miss holidays I had as a child. I miss my mother's holiday meals.

Samuel L. Jackson reacts to Trump's "Federal workers want the wall" nonsense

Merry Christmas my friends.

How Cuba helped defeat apartheid in South Africa

Turkey 'determined' to drive out Syrian Kurdish forces

FBI Considered "It's A Wonderful Life" Communist Propaganda

8-year-old Guatemalan boy dies in Border Patrol custody

Just dropped the youngest and fam at the airport had a wonderful christmas

ICE drops off large group of migrants at El Paso bus terminal

Rip-in-the-pants/hole-in-the-shoe club

Trump chaos pervades holiday season

Sprint, T-Mobile merger would reduce worker pay, study says

Trump in Christmas remarks says shutdown won't end until he gets money for wall

When he wakes, he'll be able to peer through the clear hemisphere.

Democrats Aim To Build On Historic 2018 Win, Overcome GOP Skewing

Still My President

Start contacting McConnell and GOP Senators about the Trump DANGER

My modest proposal for Speaker Pelosi

Give a mink a fish ...

MarketWatch: Opinion: This still looks like just a stock-market correction, not something worse


Trump bares his true hairline...

''let us rededicate ourselves to a world of peace ... ''

Nancy Pelosi: Trump is "down to, I think, a beaded curtain or something, I'm not sure where he is"

**Syria/Israel attacking each other now! Planes, missiles...

Christmas greetings from Dubai

A way to help a migrant shelter

trump on Christmas morning:

A June meteor swarm could be loaded with surprises.

Phooey. No turkey today.

Tons of dead fish wash up in Rio de Janeiro lagoon

Not a very Merry Christmas after all

Tons of dead fish wash up in Rio de Janeiro lagoon

Assailants leave severed head outside Mexican news office

Just now watching the latest Murphy Brown. Loved L. O'D and them calling Cruz

Rocket launcher returned as part of Baltimore gun buyback

Santa got over the Wall!

Philadelphia City Council plans soda tax hearings

Trump will cave, call it a win and his deplorables

California governor orders new DNA tests in death row case

Seth Abramson lamenting lack of journalism in today's media re Collusion

No room at the inn: migrants' makeshift Christmas celebrations in Tijuana - in pictures

Know any good Christmas jokes?

Just watched 'Vice' in a very red state. I was secretly flipping

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs: Willie Watson & Tim Blake Nelson (SPOILERS ALERT)

What's for Dinner, Tues., Dec. 25, 2018

Doubt in the 19th century

Tis the season...

You have to be really successful to owe yourself 1.6 million.

No drama this Christmas! 1st time in 44 yrs!!! We moved. Away! Best Christmas ever!

WTF is on CNN right now? "Finding Jesus" but it should be "Dishing out Xian BS."

Volatile Stock Market Has Early Implied Down Open

Here's something you don't see everyday.

I arrived early for a business meeting and am at a holiday inn express in delmont, Pa

No More Bread and Water: U.S. Navy Scraps an Age-Old Penalty

Ben Carson's HUD dials back investigations into housing discrimination

Have You Seen The Trailer for Jordan Peele's New Movie? Interesting Message About "Us".