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Archives: December 27, 2018

The shutdown brings us closer to the second coming....

Trump told two 'flagrant lies' to American troops' faces about the pay raise he said he gave them

Trump Twitter Account Video Reveals Covert US Navy Seal Deployment During Iraq Visit

Oil output goes AWOL in Venezuela as soldiers run PDVSA

Big up swing in the stock market?

Do any other 'designated cooks' enjoy the holiday food leftovers more than the actual feast?

Trump lawyers, citing shutdown, ask court for delay in emoluments case

Donald Trump Twitter account video reveals covert U.S.Navy Seal Deployment

Luckovich-70 year old who still believes in trump

No wonder Trump wants to build in Russia.

Muslim Nonprofit Wants Virginia County's Ordinance Blocking Cemetery Waived

"The Invisible Wall"

SNL: AMAZON ECHO ALEXA *FOR SENIORS*

POtuS reveals covert SEAL team for a shitty PR video.

Sister Wendy Beckett (Rest In Peace)

Trump's legacy..."thousands of children in detention of the U.S.A. .."

Dow soars over 1,000 points right after Mnuchin starts talking about the plunge protection team

I frickin LOVE Google "Street View"

Tiny salamanders could complicate Shasta Dam project

Apollo Astronaut: It Would Be "Stupid" to Send People to Mars

US Man Finishes Solo Race Across Antarctica

Trump Shutdown: Sign of the times at the National Archives

Trump plans to visit U.S.-Mexico border in coming weeks

Mueller vs Trump

The fate of trump's Ridiculous wall, if it ever did get built

MSNBC Beats Fox News in Weekly Cable News Ratings for First Time Since 2000

Federal Workers, Some in 'Panic Mode,' Share Shutdown Fears on Social Media

Two Giants fans sue for right to heckle team using vulgarities

Your Wednesday Schadenfreude: GOP GA Gov Candidate Reports To Jail

The 2018 Progressive Honor Roll: Most Valuable Senator - BERNIE SANDERS

Trump Said Federal Employees Support the Shutdown. Not True, Say Unions

Republicans went all-in for racism in 2018 -- and it crushed them

Russia's New Hypersonic Missile Travels Nearly Two Miles a Second

America's interest payments are about to skyrocket

2018 Crookie Award: Brett Kavanaugh (C&L)

Cadet Bonespurs; never really had bone spurs.

A Swing And A Miss

How Trump gave away his secret war zone trip

Ecuador's Reventador volcano shows eruptive activity, incandescence

Christmas is 364 days away and my neighbor already has decorations in his yard.

2020 US Senate Election Ratings and Prediction.

Black Marriott exec was compared to 'Buckwheat,' told to dance for colleagues: lawsuit

MSNBC Beats Fox In Key Ratings For First Time In 17 Years

Mayday mayday. Mayday mayday. Olympus has fallen.

Claire McCaskill Says GOP Senators Privately Admit Trump Is 'Nuts'

What trump sees in the mirror *Eye bleach Warning*

ATTENTION JOURNALISTS, if Trump is secretly en route to visit troops, ask...

Trump: 'Everybody and his uncle' and 'her aunt' wants Matiss's job

Anyone ever play HQ Trivia?

Trump attacks Democrats over the wall while on troop visit in Iraq

Cam Newton makes a young fan very happy

POtuS delivers lame campaign speech to troops in Iraq

Black Marriott Exec Was Compared To 'Buckwheat,' Told To Dance For Colleagues: Lawsuit

Mandatory Wednesday Mike Malloy Truthseeker thread! Hump Day! Happy Kwanzaa!

Iraqi lawmakers criticize Trump's surprise visit as 'violation' of diplomatic norms

Trump defends decision to leave Syria during visit to Iraq

Post photos you took from an airplane.

Wait wait wait. Is this something new?? A big screen TV in the Oval Office??

How Russian Money Helped Save Trump's Business

Whitmer says she will bring back free water bottle delivery to Flint

Kennedy Center Honors......

Betty Bowers: Who should be fired in the event of a government shut down?

All we need now is a catchy title... Suggestions?

A new piece of artwork hanging in the White House

Caught my Fox News watching dad tuning in to CNN over the Christmas holiday.

Blackwater's menacing new ad: "WE ARE COMING"

People who drink moderate amounts of alcohol or coffee and are overweight in their 70s live longer

MEMES on the rocks, please

If you're a soldier in the ME, your life on the line for your country...

Top 5 Weirdest Things in Carter Page's Latest Filing in Lawsuit Against DNC

Take a guess who said this on Monday.

2018 Was A Terrible Year For The Press

Trump shares "what he had to go through" on his trip to Iraq.

A gal can dream, can't she?

Jill Wine-Banks' pin(s) this week:

The Story Behind This Viral Photo At A Brazil Hospital Will Make Your Heart Swell.

Watching a show on Ted Bundy...

Think I'll take a walk on the beach tomorrow. Mellow out, y'all!

Florida or DC

Man arrested for kicking toddler, yelling racial slurs at E. Wichita store

Trump loans

Worth the sting: Cuba's scorpion pain remedy

'Deportation Bus' State Senator Michael Williams Turns Himself In To Jail

Just out my last two shows for the year!

2022 US Senate Election cycle is more friendly for Democrats than 2018 and 2020.

Hot Buttered Rum

'VICE' Is a Scathing Takedown of Dick Cheney and American Politics

What do you call a bunch of frogs?

There are SEVEN days left before Democratic Leadership of the House

2018 will be the first year with no violent tornadoes in United States

Something you find in a Trump supporter

Help! I need a citation...

The Year of the Old Boys: Trump, Kavanaugh, Moonves, Epstein, etc. Childish masculinity.

'Chocolate Babka' and more.

Did Mar-a-Lago "promise" Donald Trump?

Federal Workers, Some in 'Panic Mode,' Share Shutdown Fears on Social Media

Another adoption video

UT endowment second-largest in the nation, according to Bloomberg data

Ruehr, Vivaldi, Montsalvatge, Schubert, Albinoni, Silvestrov, Mozart, Broughton

My disappointing Christmas.

Austin congressman critical of "extreme climate agenda" retires

A Wiggins jersey for Christmas

My fur baby crossed the rainbow bridge tonight.

Boise State, Boston College came to Dallas, played only 9:52, made some unwanted history

Trump misleads about military pay raieses again

UH OH, Acting AG Whitaker Fraudulently Claims Academic All-American Honors

New Mexico auditor-elect clashes with departing Republican

9 month old Black Baby - reads out loud!

New Mexico to Focus on College Affordability, Financial Aid

A few memes..."fortified with covfefe!"...😂

Democrats look to increase New Mexico's minimum wage

New Mexico governor's social spending to get greater scrutiny

Facebooks latest dilemma...

Mike Huckabee On Backlash To Trump's Santa Call: He Didn't Boil The Girl's Bunny

"It's up for grabs, the power": Denver Mayor Michael Hancock facing 9 challengers in 2019 election

Japan to Resume Commercial Whaling, Defying International Ban.

Laura Ingraham sponsors

Iraqi Lawmakers Criticize Trump Visit As Blow To Iraqi Sovereignty

When the so-called "Commander-in-Chief" goes out of his way to jeopardize the OPSEC of Navy SEALS

Nights when sleep escapes you.

United Nations Special Rapporteur: Trump Is The Internet's Worst Perpetrator Of False Information

Erie group sues town, mayor, trustees over Crestone drilling plans

Climate change: Huge costs of warming impacts in 2018

Amanpour & Co -- Jon Stewart & Dave Chappelle Talk Trump, The Media & Politics

Facebook-Putin tie

"Karma's a bitch, so I don't have to be one!"

Doctors question medical care given to migrant boy who died Christmas Eve

CHINESE NATIONAL CHARGED WITH COMMITTING THEFT OF TRADE SECRETS

Kendall County Real Estate Professional Charged with Operating $23 Million Ponzi Scheme

Republican state Sen. Randy Baumgardner, in Democrats' crosshairs because of sexual harassment

my little darling was tested for pemphigus foliacerus

Opinion: That massive one-day stock market rebound was a sucker's rally

How is he able to climb stairs with "bone spurs"?

Ohio Dad Booked 6 Flights Just to Join His Flight Attendant Daughter During Her Christmas Shifts

Man kicks black toddler and yells racial slurs at Kansas supermarket

NPR Morning Edition 6 am EST said AirForce 1

Exclusive: White House considers new year executive order to bar Huawei, ZTE purchases

Politico Editor Laments Lack of Men in Movie About Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Life

Colin O'Brady, 33, has become the first person to ski alone and unaided across Antarctica.

Bone Spurs, Fixers, And Russian Mobsters Won't Save Him....

***January Photo Contest***

Thursday TOONs - Marginal Call

Trump sounded like he was willing to pimp our troops for a price.

Costco Rocks:

trump lying to the troops. total fucking evil moron.

Profiles in Crazy, XXXVII. . . . Please come CAPTION PresiDented Trump!!!

Why is no one on the news talking about this?

No rundowns this week. nt

Creators' Year in Review, Part 3: Best Artists of 2018

Art of the Year: 2018

Comic Book Reviews for This Week: 12/26/2018

Lawrence Tribe vents & wallops Donald Trump as 'a f*cking idiot with no moral compass'

Talking to a local yesterday.

Russia - of course they will never attack us because their president is our friend :(

Gallop: Michelle Obama Most Admired Woman for 1st time - Barack Obama Most Admired Man for 11th yr

Veering across the line

Trump now claims most furloughed workers 'are Democrats'

So Twitler tweeted that it's Dem Federal employees that are being hurt by the shutdown?!

trump tells troops that Democrats don't care about our borders.

Person using laser pointer causes Med Flight pilot eye injury, forces cancellation of flight

Pulling out our troops so Blackwater can go in?

I am so looking forward to Maxine Waters completely doing this over and over for the next 2 years.

The Trump Foundation investigation will "crash through (the Trump Organization) like a Mack Truck."

You might be happy - but are you rolling around in the mud with a baby elephant happy?

Trump tells Dems that he'll hold their voters hostage until he gets his wall: 'Most of the people

Deportation Bus Politician Jailed After Being Indicted on Insurance Fraud Charges

Trump Caught Signing Fake Bills in Oval Office

2020 Candidate Richard Ojeda Talks Trump, Taxes & More

LOL, I love this one.

Baby Trump Tour; Our new website is live! Want to volunteer to be a Babysitter? ...

DJIA opens down 330pts. Gives up 30% of yesterday's gain immediately. Consumer confidence drops!

"Fantastic Wall!"

CNN: Trump signing MAGA hats for troops may have violated Pentagon rules

The 7 year old that talk to the idiot Trump still believes in Santa!

@MSNBC was the most watched cable news network in the key 25-54 demographic & overall last week --

Gladys West, a Pioneer of GPS Technology, Receives One of the Air Force's Highest Honors

Psychological analysis reveals 14 key traits that explain the president's die-hard supporters.

Impeachment or Resignation?

Aztec Chocolate Cookie recipe

Saudi king reshuffles cabinet in wake of Khashoggi killing at Istanbul consulate

GIULIANI CALLS FOR MUELLER TO BE INVESTIGATED FOR DESTRUCTION OF FBI EVIDENCE

Market question.

Wasn't Mexico Supposed To Pay For The Wall?

And if the likes of Rush and Ann can manipulate this creature, imagine what the KGB could do.

New Jersey school district to shun events with referee who forced wrestler to cut dreadlocks

Dan Rather Asks tRump Whether It Is More Maginal to Believe in Santa or Deny Climate Change

Here we go again. Dow down 439

I am kind of new here

Holy Shit: Trump's Secretary of State "We will continue to fight these battles...until the Rapture"

Trump leaves the country for Iraq, Dow +1000, returns -500.

Iraqi lawmakers demand US pull troops out of Iraq following Trump visit

Radiation and Fatigue

Expert Says Trump's Likely Impeachment in 2019 Will Roil Stock Markets

Prototypes Exhibit In Mexico:

So I reached out to 2 old friends

22 Musicals In 12 Minutes w/ Lin Manuel Miranda & Emily Blunt

Could you pass the citizenship test?

Merry Christmas! Fewer Americans Than Ever Think Religion Can Solve Our Problems

He lied about pay raise, exposed Spec Ops team, dissed Iraqi leaders, and handed out campaign stuff.

"We will take up comprehensive immigration reform in the house to start the new year."

A millionaire paid Jews to move to a small town in Alabama. Now, a couple struggle with their choice

Love him or hate him, he looks pretty sharp posing in his "Commander In Chief" jacket. #GIJoke

Rushanns responsible for government shutdown

Cell signal puts Cohen outside Prague around time of purported Russian meeting

Report: Slain Utah athlete repeatedly called school, Salt Lake City police about harasser

Americans' confidence in the economy falls again and is at lowest level since summer

Police gave student the run around for days. Now she is dead

Cohen-linked cell phone pinged tower in Prague (summer 2016)!

Consider the Arsonist.

Is This Enough to get some Trump backers to give up on him?

Machine Politics The rise of the internet and a new age of authoritarianism (Harper's)

Obama Tops Trump as America's Most Admired Person

The Who - Bell Boy with Keith Moon

Machine Politics The rise of the internet and a new age of authoritarianism (Harper's)

In any other administration, it would be newsworthy that the new defense secretary is a defense cont

We received a Cuisinart Gelateria ice cream maker for Christmas.

Michelle Obama bests Hillary Clinton to be voted most admired woman by Americans, poll shows

The Rachel Maddow Show 12/26/18 Democrats aim to build on historic 2018 win, overcome GOP skewing

Boulder County sees more patients with vomiting condition tied to chronic pot use

DUers often ask me to add a photo warning to my posts. Here is your warning. Don & Melanie in Iraq.

THE PEE TAPE IS REAL

A kick in the stomach': massive GM layoffs leave workers distraught - and angry

Bringing to Life the Ruth Bader Ginsburg Only Her Family Knows

Trump cancels pay raises for federal employees (August)

High school to skip events officiated by referee who told wrestler to cut hair

The best photographs of 2018 - and the stories behind them

Yet he still resides in the Whitehouse

19 times Mike Pence made a complete fool of himself for Trump this year

To See Who Stands With People Over Lobbyists,

She Stood Up to Cuomo. Soon She'll Be the First Woman to Lead the N.Y. Senate.

A NASA space probe is about to snap pictures of a mystery object beyond Pluto

Supreme Court poised to drastically reverse LGBTQ equality

Another heartwarming Christmas gift story

A NASA space probe is about to snap pictures of a mystery object beyond Pluto

First day of new Hays Eagle cam, live stream.

25 Ways the Canadian Health Care System Is Better Than The US System

NASA opens the floodgates for firms with planetary ambitions

The Donald the Impaler

Trevor Noah remembers 2018. He really does!

Polish Girl

Be careful who you're marching behind at the next Women's March

Ted Lieu: COLLUSION!

We Need to Talk About Palm Oil

Coast Guard Is Only Military Branch Not Getting Paid During Shutdowm

Seth Abramson saying the Grand Bargain Trump story is too big for a platform.

Profiting from misery

So were these soldiers hand picked?

When I call your name, take 3 steps forward...Felix "Individual 2" Sater, COME ON DOWN!!

As Claim That 'Many' Workers Support Shutdown Falls Apart, Trump Now Insists 'Most' Unpaid Federal E

Top Conservative Commentator Lays Into Trump For Calling Troops 'Suckers' During Photo-Op In Iraq

Judge denies a DOJ request to delay deadlines in asylum case

Judge denies a DOJ request to delay deadlines in asylum case

Today: Donovan--Sunshine Superman

Military Pay Increases going back to 1976:

Trump declares end to US 'policeman' role

Stewing Black-Eyed Peas for New Year's Luck

A French Toast truck?

Trump supporters are naive little snowflakes.

Disinformation campaign targeting Roy Moore's Senate bid may have violated law, Alabama AG says

Hardware alert!

Fox News' Hits Trump For Iraq Trip: Troops 'Deserve Way More Respect Than That'

Alright Ralph, whatcha got for us? 😆MEME😄

Question: Can the federal employees who are not being paid during the shutdown apply

The least intelligent thing that Trump has ever said..???

'Beyond Repulsive': Outrage After Trump DHS Secretary Blames 'Parents' and 'Open Borders' Advocates

WTAF? Mike Pompeo - "We'll Continue to Fight These Battles...Until the Rapture!"

Boom....Shaka laka...

Hundreds offer to rehome Snoop the abandoned dog

i meant to share this a week ago .....

This dog's transformation is the best Christmas miracle ever

I Pray To The God I love that: This is not true!

Black Mirror: Bandersnatch Official Trailer [HD] Netflix

A tsunami of lies...

Kentucky Fried Chicken Shit

Homeland Security Chief Faults Parents, 'Open Border' Supporters In Migrant Kids' Deaths

'Shame on this President:' With Shutdown, Trump Cuts Off Funds for 'Vital Services and Protections'

'Shame on this President:' With Shutdown, Trump Cuts Off Funds for 'Vital Services and Protections'

'Shame on this President:' With Shutdown, Trump Cuts Off Funds for 'Vital Services and Protections'

Ohio, being Ohio

Who believes Trump's 'They are mostly Democrats' comment is a racial dog whistle?

Dow drops 500 points after record-breaking rally

Looking for a memory foam mattress topper.

Somebody's talking?

Huck-Sanders Smoky-Eyes Exit

Explained: The Russian effort to help Donald Trump.

Well, the Dow has lost half of yesterday's gains

Just finished watching "Confirmation"

Giuliani backtracks: Trump will not give Mueller any more written answers

List of BBC reporters in Russia leaked online along with their photos

Jerome Corsi: FBI, Mueller 'harassing' my family

So. I got this for Christmas. Think I need to be half lit to play it!

U.S. government advises workers on staving off creditors amid shutdown

U.S. government advises workers on staving off creditors amid shutdown

U.S. government advises workers on staving off creditors amid shutdown

Giuliani: Cohen's secret recordings are 'ultimate betrayal of trust'

On Christmas morning it wasn't a baby in a manger but a Guatemalan child

US consumer confidence drops to a 5 month low

Venezuela cocoa growers fear new pest: the government

EPA still hasn't acted a year after proposing ban on deadly chemical

UK crime agency examining leaks in insider trading investigation: WSJ

MSNBC just now regarding Federal workers

Trump to appeal asylum ban ruling

Saudi king taps veteran finance chief as foreign minister to improve image

Father says migrant child who died was not sick before detention

Zinke's drilling agenda to outlast tenure

GOP leadership notice: "Members are advised that no votes are expected in the House this week"

An old tax idea is getting resurrected for the new year

December 27: Six degrees of Humphrey Bogart

Scandal involving Brazil president-elect's son clouds inauguration

Based on what we have seen from this administration, the dead children are not accidents, but . . .

Melanie gets 4% in Gallup's Most Admired Woman of 2018 poll

What campaign contributions tell us about the partisanship of government employees

John Culver, former U.S. senator and father of Chet Culver, dies at 86

Ignatius: Trump's order abandons 10,000 Kurds who fought ISIS

What is Ginni Thomas saying now? The evolution of an unusually outspoken Supreme Court spouse

In honor of Maxine Waters...

Genetically Modified Pothos Ivy Houseplant Detoxifies Air Of Pollutants

But leave a message, and the Acting Interim Temporary Director of What's Left will get back to you.

Infectious diseases and detention centers.

How TV shows use serious archaeology to promote bogus history

Trump Made a Mess of His Trip to Visit Troops in Iraq

Mark Hamill says Darth Vader better than Trump: 'He saw the error of his ways'

A Russian bank gave Marine Le Pen's party a loan. Then weird things began happening.

What's for Dinner, Thurs., Dec. 27, 2018

Shutdown set to extend into new year after Congress punts on budget, border talks

Cartoons 12/27/18

US withdrawal from Syria will endanger Kurds, Arabs, Christians

EXCLUSIVE: Read Desperate Emails From People Scammed by A.G. Matt Whitaker's Business Associates

More Americans blame Trump for government shutdown: Reuters/Ipsos poll

the moron-in-chief is clearly out of his f*****g mind

One thing that makes no sense regarding the Prague story

Cops called on Black Hotel Guest Making A Call In Lobby Accused Of Loitering

The Dow just staged a nearly 900-point turnaround in frenetic Thursday action

The NRA couldn't stop shooting itself in the foot in 2018

RUSSIA PICKED DONALD TRUMP AND RAN HIM FOR PRESIDENT, FORMER ISRAELI INTELLIGENCE OFFICER SAYS

Does every one eat pork and cabbage on New Years day?

The House met for 2 minutes and 55 seconds today

Chile court upholds tighter rules for human rights prisoners

Will we all just get along?

Robert Mueller deserves a raise. Ew:

Lego White House at the mall has Trump in handcuffs. Sad!

Elon Musk Files to Dismiss 'Pedo' Defamation Suit, Saying Insult Was 'Not Serious'

Michael Cohen just now tweeted this about Prague and Mueller--

Colorado freezes admission to psychiatric hospitals for patients who are not in the criminal justice

Before leaving office, Rep. Bob Goodlatte blocked a bill intended to help abused Native American wom

Thieves steal $800,000 in jewelry at Colorado luxury hotel

Grover drops the F bomb

A $21,000 Cosmetology School Debt, and a $9-an-Hour Job

Trump Admin Just Decided To Kill Hundreds Of Sea Lion Families

Why House Oversight Dems Will Make The 2020 Census A Priority

Mary Robinson labelled a 'willing pawn' over visit with UAE princess

Man allegedly seen kicking, harassing alligator at Florida wildlife trail

Colorado propane shortage prompts emergency declaration

Florida woman robs mailman with toy gun, flees on tricycle, deputies say

Individual 1's self-fulfilling prophecy

Just hire dachshunds.

Gladys West, the "hidden figure" behind invention of GPS

What It's Like To Save A Cat Destined For Death Row

Opinion or Facts on VA Benefits.

CenturyLink, Verizon outages affect New Mexicans

Do You Still Believe?!?

Among the pages of records Mueller has collected on Russian election interference is a "nude selfie

Re: news of Cohen's phone ping in Prague; FBI seized 16 of Cohen's phones in April.

Friess machine urges lawmakers to override local authority

Prediction - the vile MAGAcretin's lie about personally increasing their salaries by 10% will be

So I had my second visit for my root canal.

Two Loving Pups Plus One Cuddly Cat Are Adding Millions Of Smiles To Instagram

Mariner East 2 pipeline project had hundreds of spills since construction began last year.

How Trump has rewritten the rules of the presidency

Individual-1: During a gov't shutdown, it's the president that should be fired.

'Critical infrastructure' bill rides again; criminalizes protest against the fossil fuel industry

So of all the people who passed away in 2018, who will you miss the most?

Individual-1 said a shutdown is the president's fault, and a fireable offense

University of Wyoming wins gun case

Sears may be down to its last 24 hours. Retailer likely liquidates if no bid comes in tomorrow

"Dealing with Trump is like negotiating with a criminal..."

Holiday wishes from Al Franken

GM Layoffs Leave Workers Distraught, Angry: 14,000 Jobs OH, MI, MD, ONT

WYDOT awarded grant for I-80 winter safety improvements between Laramie and Rawlins

I may have to get this shirt

Here is a map of Prague.

Police say video shows alleged assault between Kevin Spacey and victim

GM Layoffs Leave Workers Distraught, Angry: 14,000 Jobs OH, MI, MD, ONT

People need to take a deep breath before buying into crap about new Russian missiles

Turns out Trump is really very athletic!

Trump: "This is only about the Dems not letting Donald Trump & the Republicans have a win"

These Animals Are SO Excited It's Snowing!

Cool cat liberals

STOCK MARKET WATCH - Friday, 28 December 2018

Trump admitted to "mobster" connections

Mark Hamill remembers Carrie Fisher on the anniversary of her death--

Wildlife managers: Teton mountain goats must go

Prediction: Trump starts holding a LOT more rallies with the troops

These Democrats Will Soon Have the Power to Investigate the White House. How Far Will They Go?

US Govt. Shutdown: It's NOT 800,000 Families Hurt. It's Millions

Really CNN? Really?

GM Layoffs Leave Workers Distraught, Angry: 14,000 Jobs OH, MI, MD, ONT

GM Layoffs Leave Workers Distraught, Angry: 14,000 Jobs OH, MI, MD, ONT

Some big dogs are SO patient with little kittens.

Obama is still beating the vile MAGAcretin

Are we Setting up the Destruction of the Planet?

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