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Archives: December 30, 2018

OMG. "Incredibly, everyone survived."

Mumia Abu-Jamal Granted Right Of Appeal After Decades In Prison

As a devout Christian, I should have known a heretic when I saw it. Trump.

I had a little disagreement with one of the Trumpsters today. I was under the impression

First time cooking on a gas stove and absolutely loving it! I am a good cook. Good cajun, homemade

College Binge Drinkers Are Posting While Drunk, 'Addicted' To Social Media

New Jersey AG has obtained evidence of possible crimes at Trump's golf club

This all started with McConnel denying President Obama his SC nomination, so anyone who says

Krugman tweet:

I've annotated Rudy's latest tweet to minimize the risk of your head exploding when you read it.

Intro to every Elvis concert. Short.

ARRESTED! knife wielding racist woman

David Brinkley has something to say

The new Touchdown Jesus

Boca Raton cop fired over racist remarks gets 'last chance' to save job

Notre Dame shows what a joke it was for them to make the final four.

Pro-Trump High School Wrestler Loses Scholarship After Yelling Anti-Gay Slur At Protest, Says He's T

"Snowflake is a word used by sociopaths in an attempt to discredit the notion of empathy."

"4 Million Children Participated In School Lockdowns Last Year, Many Were Traumatized"

Bought my hubby a Fitbit for Christmas. Turns out, it's the gift that keeps on giving.

The SUSHI Donut

Another of Barack Obama's favorite songs of 2018-Kurt Vile--One Trick Ponies

Facebook temporarily banned evangelist Franklin Graham from site

Hotel employees who asked black guest to leave fired

Dems blast Trump over tweet blaming Dems for death of migrant children

Stop adding cancer-causing chemicals to our bacon, experts tell meat industry

BOBA LIFE - Fung Brothers

Recycle Your Christmas Tree To Help Wildlife

Through The Rain - Xenon

Gotta love "Super Powers" . Makes one feel important! Lol!

Cartoons 12/29/18

Leary and Corden nail Trump from 2016

I just noticed this and find CNN's distinction of AOC's party affiliation interesting:

Sister Mary Elephant...

When does LSU play? Which bowl?

Mom Can't Stop Laughing At Corgi Puppy's Adorable Mealtime Ritual.

What time is Oklahoma scheduled to show up?

Hmmm...fraudulent green cards & Social Security numbers at Trump's NJ golf club. WITCH HUNT!!!

Leary and Corden nail it from 2016

Who you gonna call ?

Next Month FL is going to have 2 Republican US Senators serving together (Rubio-R and Scott-R).

Cyber attack hitting US newspapers. Affecting distribution

Never forget Donald Trump denied his own handicapped grandnephew health insurance

Kitten Has The Cutest Bedtime Routine

Trump is a hijacker who has started shooting the hostages.

Bald eagle goes rogue and starts landing on Notre Dame fans before start of Cotton Bowl

To remind us the world is beautiful and humans can accomplish incredible things:

Montage of Trump ranting about the wall and Mexico paying for it

What are your top 10 favorite movies?

Tweet of the Day

Cyberattack from outside the U.S. hits newspapers across the country, preventing distribution

ella henderson sings believe by cher on x factor - reminded of this after cher tribute

Global wind in near real time

Cyberattack from outside the U.S. hits newspapers across the country, preventing distribution

Washington may become first state to legalize human composting

Will Trump show up for New Year's Eve party?

Elizabeth Warren renames her campaign account (no fair jumping to conclusions)

DR Congo election: Polls to open in tense vote

Single Molecule Magnets Exploiting the 5f Electrons of Plutonium.

OK, color me confused. Is Little Lindsey trying to extort the $5B or the down-sized $2.5B "deal?"

Reports Of Jetway Collapse At BWI Airport

2018 - A Look Back

One of Doug Ducey's Sons Arrested With Fake ID at Scottsdale Nightclub

Difference between a Democratic Socialist and a Social Democrat

This first year of early retirement has been one of the hardest of my life

Video: Arizona Lawmaker Arrested After Testy Exchange With State Troopers

Subscribed to the Cooking and Baking group! Great group! Excellent information!

*Ayanna Pressley, Cong-Elect, D-Mass, on C-SPAN.

Little break from all the nastiness, ex-military dog, and a kitten.

Looking for a scifi novel involving telepathy.

Dems... we need to do better than these headlines. WTF?

Trump used her slain daughter to rail against illegal immigration. She chose a different path.

Anime fans, Toonami is back!

Got a friend named, Bud

Arizona projected to gain seat in U.S. House

Conclusion from extensive research....

Rota, Bax and Vivaldi selections:

Corporation commission computer glitch leaves state arts fund short

Mueller Knows....

3 from Charles Ives, a Connecticut Guy: "In the Inn", "In the Night", "The Unanswered Question"

A surprise tax bill?

Former Insys Therapeutics CEO to plead guilty in opioid kickback scheme case

Apparently, Jesse B. Watters knows better than the entire FBI, CIA, DOJ AND ..............

Trump's Big Mouth & The Likes Of His Conservative Friends.....

Proposed Arizona monument would honor Mormon settlers

White Lion - When The Children Cry

Rescuers help sea turtles washed inland during Indonesia's tsunami

Egyptian police kill 40 militants after deadly tourist bus explosion

Volcano three-quarters blown away by Indonesia tsunami eruption

Why the Fuck is a MAC conference team in the championship series?

Maricopa County appeals ruling in suit over Arpaio's patrols

Sometimes I look at my pup sleeping next to me and I think

Kitten meets chicken for first time.

Cross-party move to stop the clock on hard Brexit

Mushroomhead - Devils Be Damned (Official Video)

There are FOUR days left before Democratic Leadership of the House

Mushroomhead -- Kill Tomorrow (Official Music Video) (HQ)

As drone use rises, Nevada colleges gear up to train new generation of pilots and programmers

Former Insys Therapeutics CEO to plead guilty in opioid kickback scheme case

A Good Night Y'all... Schnittke: "Suite in the Old Style"

The Andantes: The Girl Group Left Behind

Fascism and Football: Death and Hatred in the Soccer Stadium

Just another honky

What are Trump supporters so angry about?

Who's gonna pay for the wall?!

When professionals sell out, we get a president like Trump

Trump is POTUS, not HRC; looks like it paid off to conspire with foreign nations to get into office.

TIME: Ex-spy pressured Manafort over debts

Crystal Blue Persuasion

Indy Q&A: Lt. Gov.-elect Kate Marshall on goals, the economy and legislative priorities

Deciphering the Patterns in Trump's Falsehoods

Trump Blocks Federal Workers' Pay Hike While They're Out Of A Job

Humpty Trumpty wants a big wall...

China probe readies to land on dark side of the moon - Xinhua

Witness in Odebrecht bribery scandal committed suicide: family

Dem Lawmaker: Shutdown Won't Stop Probes Of President Donald Trump The Last Word MSNBC

Nevada Supreme Court seeks judicial pay raises

Centurylink outage caused by a "single network card sending bad packets."

Where's your fucking spray bottle now, Karen?

Georgia lynching marker vandalized again

Suit: NYC sends young inmates upstate where they're beaten

New Horizon's Ultima Thule flyby: at 12:02AM on 1/1, Brian May, PhD & member of some band will be...

Gov.-elect Steve Sisolak marries finance Kathy Ong

The Offspring "She's Got Issues"

A new Declaration for 2019

Paul Manafort pressured by Russians to pay back debt while Trump's campaign chair

Trump administration aims to stop professional baseball deal with Cuba

Bangladesh votes as iron-lady PM seeks 3rd straight term

Trump administration aims to stop professional baseball deal with Cuba

Nevada high court rejects petition from state retirement system

anyone else have plans for what you'll do if the orange king is impeached?

Proposed Utah legislation would criminalize the use of fake urine and other methods for duping a

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert proposes big boost for public defender system

EU, Mercosur aim to make world's biggest trade bloc by end of 2019

How Nancy Pelosi signaled the end of Trump's easy ride

'Brexit 50-50' if May's deal rejected, says Liam Fox

black man made to kneel at knife point, then cops show up

Trump Quietly Starts Firing Servicemembers Living with HIV Just Before the Holidays

District of Despair: On a Montana Reservation, Schools Favor Whites Over Native Americans

At long last, 11-member Pacific trade deal takes effect

I got an invitation to join the NRA today -- sounds a little desperate IMO

tweet of the early morning

Blocked by Brian Kolfage on Twitter - facts are pesky things !

Tell/Sell v Live/Give

Brexit Tory and Labour MPs to force Brexit delay if May's deal is voted down

(Jewish Group) What's the catalyst for anti-Semitism's comeback?

(Jewish Group) Why I'll never again insist: I'm not Jewish

Layers Meeting In The Middle

Lawsuit claims Idaho's 'physicians-only' abortion law is unconstitutional

The lost legion after the battle of carrhae

Looking for light at 2 am

Beto's viral video explains the overlooked reason why Trump's border wall makes no sense

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Wade Ago Edition

Medicaid expansion on the 'must address' list for lawmakers

It's Ugly. They Are Ugly.

NJ prosecutors: Trump's golf club gave fake green cards and social security numbers to undocumented

Today's cute - from the female tennis player of 2018's daughter Olympia

Spokane developer Ron Wells indicted in insurance-fraud scheme

Man who yelled racial slurs at teenagers at Coeur d'Alene McDonald's not convicted of hate crime


Audry is BACK!!!

He's Doing the Best He Can (Tongue in cheek by Al Franken)

Trump approved extra $129M to help House investigate Hillary. Now Pelosi has it.

Animals saving other animals❤️

yesterdys bird visitors were

NYDN: 12 months of lies, damn lies, & (Trumped-up) statistics-Take a look at Sunday's front cover...

лучше сейчас* - New republican slogan

A Trump-Loving Mayor Is Running SeaTac, a Majority-Minority Town Full of Immigrants

The Untold Story of Robert Mueller's Time in Combat

Hey Don the Con let me make this Pelosi'edly'* clear

Migrant children dragged, pushed at Southwest Key shelter. (Video)

Outgoing White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly defends his rocky tenure

When professionals sell out, we get a president like Trump

Republican AG John Ashcroft, Robert Mueller's Boss In 2001, Said This To America

Scott Pruitt Is Doing Just Fine as a Coal Consultant

Kelly: 'To be honest, it's not a wall'

The last 4 days of "both parties are the same."

Putin tells Trump that Moscow is open for dialogue

Giuliani rips Mueller: 'It's time to put up or shut up'

Trump's Base Strategy Raises Questions About Re-Election

@HouseGOP end their reign w/ a humiliating whimper admitting they wasted $27M in yet another politic

Cyberwar attacks on US News Media

Shadows lengthen over Donald Trump's presidency with December pleas and sentences

A Holiday Mystery: Why Did John Roberts Intervene in the Mueller Probe?

He crossed a line. They crossed a line.

John Kelly: judge me on what Trump didn't do while I was chief of staff

An 'atheist' empire? Trump aides rally evangelicals in China fight

BTRTN: The Turning of the Screwed

I turned on CNN just in time to see kellyanne conway blame democrats for politicizing deaths of kids

BTRTN: The Turning of the Screwed

Graham sees potential for deal to end shutdown

Conway deflects questions about Trump's response on migrant deaths

Retired Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal: President Donald Trump immoral, doesn't tell the truth

Hey, I caught you and your kid trespassing on my land

Update: Audry is back!!

#AlcoholInThreeWords is on my twitter time line.

Despite trump saying no, anyone think trump will go to mar a lago for NYE party?

Please note, conflating china authoritarianism with Atheism is a RWNJ...

Conway knocks Pelosi over Hawaii trip: 'Less hula, more moola' for DHS

Nice try, China.....

Trump administration border chief says US needs 'to invest in Central America,' ...

"Border Security" vs "Wall" ?

Eight Young Floridians (Ages 10-20) Sue Incoming Gov. DeSantis For Failure To Protect From Climate

Wow, MTP is dedicating the whole show today on global warming!

While thousands of federal workers go without pay, Trump quietly froze pay for ALL federal employees


Deforestation, Pollution, Utter Indifference To Human Rights Mark China's Search For Oil In Bolivia

Teddy Bridgewater getting the start today for the Saints

How Bad Is SLC's Air Pollution? Utah's GOP Gov Proposing Spending $100 Million To Try & Improve It

Fire Tornadoes, A Vanishing Atoll, Florence, Michael And 70" Of Rain In MD - 2018, The Climate 2X4

"There's something wrong with him mentally."

Atheism Has a Very, Very Narrow Scope, by Definition

What Happened When A Trump Supporter Challenged Me About the Wall

Low water, Arkansas River, Bixby, Ok.

Rep. Barbara Lee: A huge congratulations to Cheryl Johnson

The Syrian war has always been about gas pipelines.

Any Deaths of the Children I've Kidnapped Are Strictly the Fault of Parents...

Anyone out there with recommendations for self-learning Android coding?

House Democrats Should Stick to Their Guns.

Thumb wrestle strategy

UK needs to get its act together before Brexit vote, Juncker says

Trump Tweet could be more popular than Obama's

Of note for the media, this . . . . . .

Beyond GDP by Joseph E. Stiglitz

The US Government Is (Finally) Funding More Cannabinoid Research

What gender is your computer?

There are many quiet heroes and many good organizations. They're easy to find.

French Resistance hero who saved hundreds of Jewish children dies aged 108

Funny Classical Art Memes

How Nancy Pelosi signaled the end of Donald Trump's easy ride

I know she deserves vacations, but I hate it when Joy isn't on.

Wrong Forum. Sorry.

There are many branches on the tree of US Christianity.

If you have 15 minutes to spare and could use a good laugh

"Narcos" theme song

Cerium Requirements to Split One Billion Tons of Carbon Dioxide, the Nuclear v Solar Thermal cases.

Women, Misogyny, Feminism, Philip Roth, trump and the NewYorker Radio Hour

Never saw this video before Google starting using it. It is adorable and I can't stop watching it.

Hilarious: Dave Barry on 2018: It Boofed.

CNN! Barf!

"The Day the Earth Stood Still".

"Did my dog just pet my cat?? And did my cat just hug my dog??"

Mueller investigation

I like a 1.7 grams to 1 ounce of coconut oil ratio

Giants WR Jawill Davis Suffered Knee Injury Dancing in Locker Room

Michigan Republicans' lame-duck drive to hobble Democrats fails - mostly

Extremist who runs his resorts w undoc immigrant workers holding gov & millions of paychecks hostage

Everything Trump, his kids, his organization have done is under investigation.

Oh FFS. Trump is tweeting a "#SchumerShutdown" hashtag.

How can you tell the difference between a trump and Teddy Roosevelt?

Former U.S. Commander McChrystal: Trump is Immoral and Dishonest

Bald eagle goes rogue and starts landing on Notre Dame fans before start of Cotton Bowl

Grover Said the F-Word on Sesame Street?

Trump is a fair-weather friend to the troops

Who can find the Morgan Freeman reviews 2018 video?

Book on Ed Sadlowski and Steelworkers Union's reform effort in the 1970s.

Bangladesh opposition reject 'farcical' election and demand new vote

Wall/fence?!1 PUTIN has settled SHITLER's mind: Boondoggle Contractors, amend your proposals::

Trump will not win the 2020 popular vote

What Fiction are you reading this week, December 30, 2018?

Indict the Trump organization, you indict Trump. Fake Green Cards at his New Jersey Golf course.

Year 1 a mixed bag for businesses in California's pot market

2020 US Senate Election- How many ways Democrats could regain control of the US Senate?

Democratic Counter-offer for the wall?

Jewish Cafe Owner In SF Told To Get Out

If I were Trump (thank god I'm not) I would resign tomorrow.

Former Argentine Foreign Minister Hector Timerman dies at age 65

Former Argentine Foreign Minister Hector Timerman dies at age 65

Whitaker's role in 2006 immigration raid foreshadowed aggressive stance as acting attorney general

The difference between Lucky Charms and Notre Dame is Lucky Charms

Absolutely nothing more pathetic

SECOND UPDATE: check out this twitter rant: Trump Russian asset installed to sow chaos and weaken US

Across a diverse landscape, L.A's hidden homeless live hard lives in fanciful 'homes'

Who said the border wall has to be built in Texas?

In Reality, Most People Who Say They Are Affiliated with Some Religion

"Peaky Blinders" watchers...

Check out this 195-gigapixel image of Shanghai

Greg Sargent thread: Trump isn't just twisting the truth. he's engaging in disinformation

I worked for the FEDS for 10 younger pal Margaret works for them now..

Attention DU business owners...Sarah Sanders can't find a job. Do you have any openings?

Jim Carrey's Goodbye Jab on Prick Ryan's departure ...

Should this march have been cancelled?

WaPo: A year of unprecedented deception: Trump averaged 15 false claims a day in 2018

Sarah Sanders has 'struggled' to find a new job as the White House press office becomes 'Night of...

Erstwhile (or "reformed"?) fundie MacCHRYSTAL judges SHITLER

Waylon Jennings - "Luckenbach Texas" - "Ain't nobody feelin' no pain."

Deciphering the Patterns in Trump's Falsehoods

Trump's fake green card golf course scam being investigated by FBI and not ICE stuns ex-US Attorney

What do I do with the peach syrup?

OMG. Zero point zero!!!!!

Popped Secret: The Mysterious Origin of Corn -- HHMI BioInteractive Video

What's your favorite T-shirt slogan?

It is nauseating how drumpf is turning the shutdown around with

5 revelations from John Kelly's Los Angeles Times exit interview

Justice Thomas's wife under scrutiny for partisan posts

God has given me this voice for a reason. GOD: And I'm about to take it for a better one.

Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony #9 in D Minor, Op. 125

LOL! Lindsey on TV polishing as hard as he can.

Netflix Black Mirror Bandersnatch: Yay or Nay?

I am strong. I am invincible.

Trump made Lindsey "feel a lot better" during today's "great lunch." Isn't that special?

Howard Dean: Trump staff 'terrified' because 'mentally incapacitated' president...

I think I know who should play Paul Manafort in the moovie...

Trump pats self on back for paying Coast Guard after he shut down the government -- then blames Dems

Military women, female veterans are shifting away from GOP

STOCK MARKET WATCH - Monday, 31 December 2018

Conway deflects questions about Trump's tweet on migrant deaths

Senator (Graham) Says Trump Is Re-Evaluating Quick Syria Withdrawal

Lindsey Graham snaps 'bullsh*t' at CNN's Dana Bash when asked to defend Trump's Syria pull-out

"$5 billion for a border wall slash fencing, whatever you want to call it, in areas that make sense"

We had berries for breakfast

Trump pulled out of a [TPP} massive trade deal. Now 11 countries are going ahead without the US

A surgery center may have exposed more than 3,000 patients to HIV.

John Kelly Admits Trump Doesn't Really Want to Build a 'Wall'

Trump aides call on Democrats to make counter-offer on shutdown

PRESIDENT CARTER attends service at historic Ebenezer

A thought about Michael Cohen and the trip to Prague

Graham: We'll hold hearings on child migrant deaths

some friends of mine

Here are three GOOD things that happened in 2018 ❤️

At one time Catholics, Irish, Italian, Jews were not wanted in the US. We are here once again.

Police stop man on the way to shoot up church and

Glorified and Vilified, Representative-Elect Ilhan Omar Tells Critics: 'Just Deal with it'

Spokane County Democrats will pay $47,300 for campaign finance violations

The Soil Story

'You Control Nothing': House Republicans Brace for Life in the Minority

Californian law change means pet shops can sell only rescued animals

Fed Chair Powell's unscripted approach sets up for rocky 2019

Veterans pay high price as lenders push cash-out home loans

Check the responses to this Hoarse Whisperer tweet:

Brand new video of the Democratic response to tRump demands just dropped:

Trump has taken the federal government hostage

Up goes the minimum wage in Seattle, Washington, 20 states

Don't tell me they aren't modern day nazis

Putin's rise to power.

It's a Wonderful Life!

Conway: Trump may veto spending bill depending on what's in it

Chuck Todd says his show is 'not going to give time to climate deniers'

Major Applewhite out as University of Houston head coach

Some GOOD News: California Will Become First State to Require Pet Stores to Sell Only Rescue Animals

"we'll tak a cup'o kindness yet"

K.D. Lang - Halleluyah

Hey, America, vaccinate your damn kids!

Desafinado - Stringspace - Jazz Band

Nursing Home Orderly

Anti-Macron demonstrators set ablaze Paris and shroud in thick smoke iconic Eiffel Tower

Mounting costs in Seattle weigh on grocers, restaurants

Reimagining a classic polka for the modern age

The most miserable fan bases in pro sports

Cartoons 12/30/18

Flashback: Jeb Bush just talked about my border proposal to build a "fence." It's not a fence...

Calgon take me away

What's for Dinner, Sun., Dec. 30, 2018

Distinguished person of 2018: His results speak for themselves - Jennifer Rubin

El Paso aid agencies overwhelmed as 1,600 migrants are cast on to streets

Congo Votes, Amid Ebola Crisis and Problems at Polls, After Years' Delay

China Thwarts U.S. Effort to Promote American Culture on Campuses

The most feared song in jazz, explained

Massive Attack, Paradise Circus

Ethical Rights For Robots In The Workplace, CNBC

California's largest utility provider could face murder charges for wildfires, AG says

California Women's March Cancelled Over Fears Participants Would Be 'Overwhelmingly White'

How a Chinese immigrant used WeChat to win a seat in the Maryland House of Delegates

It's Trump's Incompetence, Stupid

I watched the Aaron Hernandez story and I am still kind of haunted by it

The pernicious secret at the heart of the Ecological Footprint

Let's remember to keep our perspective on things

Manu Chao - Desaparecido

FLIPPABLE: Nasreen Johnson for Fresno County (CA) Supervisor

This man welcomed a family from Honduras...his story warms my heart....❤️

Kids who assault on US bases can still escape accountability

3rd Women's March 2019 "TRUTH TO POWER"

Local elected officials are an underappreciated front in the resistance

Conservative Health Care Experiment Leads To Thousands Losing Coverage

IMO, Local hangouts have been replaced with screens, even our doctors office reduced staff by 70%.


Rare right whale calf spotted off Florida coast

So let me see if I have this straight.

Excellent idea !!!!!

After two years of the most partisan ReTHUG administration in history

Good Grief. He Is A Moron.

Too Old to Be a Freshman in Congress? Donna Shalala Doesn't Care

AR: Conservative Health Care Experiment Leads To Thousands Losing Coverage

A Former General's New Broadside Against President Trump. Says he thinks Trump is "immoral".

Patrick Mahomes # 15 KC Chiefs 5,000 pass yards 50 passing TD in first season as QB

All Trump needs is his remote control:

Coldcut - Timber

Memorable moments from today's #RatBoat Adventures in Fl

The President hasn't spoken wth Pelosi

Are women being warned about danger of measles to pregnant women and unborn children?

There's going to be a Women's March on Washington January 19th.

I do have a question for Seceretary Neilsen ...

Trump said he would run the government like his business and boy was he right!

20 of History's Most Expensive Mistakes..(of all time)..You got to see some of these..

UPDATE: Mom home from Hospital! :)