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Archives: July 8, 2018

Rep. Jim Jordan faces new accusation he must have known about alleged sexual abuse at Ohio State

Health Insurers Warn of Market Turmoil as Trump Suspends Billions in Payments

Protesters confront McConnell leaving Kentucky restaurant

Haiti suspends fuel price hike after arson, looting, gunfire

Former GOP Leader Bill Frist Calls On Republican Senate To Protect Mueller

Nice distraction: I love the Tour de France!

Students lead nationwide counterprotests promoting gun rights

Mexican president-elect wants every kid to go to college

So if Hillary had just downloaded her emails in a locker room...

Pompeo meets Japanese, South Korean allies after denuclearization talks with Pyongyang

"D-D-D-Donny and the Jets..."

We have normalized radical right wing policies and demonize slightly left of center policies

Trump: "You know Putin is KGB... Putin is fine. He's fine. We are all fine, we're all people"

Spiders on Drugs

Why would alpha male, macho Jim Jordan let the doctor keep abusing the kids? Dr. Feelgood???

Jim Jordan Is Defiant as Allegations Mount, and Supporters Point to 'Deep State'

Thailand cave rescue: media banned from site amid speculation over mission to free boys - LIVE

Is It Too Much To Expect A Bit Of Civility?

Thousands of women in South Korea demonstrate for greater penalties for "spy cam porn"

GOP candidate in Kansas: 'Outside of Western civilization, there is only barbarism'

When Groper Don the Con arrives in England on Thursday

About those U.S. Korean war remains from North Korea


Medellin homicides up 32%, and mayor's popularity soars

A Soup for All Seasons (Even Summer) With a pesto topping and handfuls of freshly picked vegetable

Colombia's heartwarming support for embattled social leaders

Kitty and his dog:

Some food for thought RE: Dan Quayle and Trump...

'Trying to put lipstick on a pig': Trump is spinning N.K. negotiations

Rick James and Eddie Murphy...Party All The Time. Classic!

President Trump's Trade War Is Likely To Hit Counties He Won The Hardest The 11th Hour MSNBC

Hillary Clinton Does Her Best Vladimir Putin Impression

Kaine jokes: Kim Jong Un will send Trump a copy of 'American Idiot'

'Wendi Winters Saved My Life': Capital Gazette Staffers Say A Colleague Charged The Shooter

Dogs steal mail carrier's lunch, then their apology note goes viral

Now, HBO: Bill Maher Live from Oklahoma, 10 PM ET

Seventh former Ohio St. wrestler accuses Jordan.

We're from the government, and we're here to help

The amount of Trump's corruption just now being exposed shows our law enforcement can't keep up

Could You Imagine?...Just Fucking Imagine? collusion here...

Who's Holding Immigrants in Florida? Private Vendors, Feds and County Sheriffs, Too

Trump administration halts billions in insurance payments under Obamacare

If we dont take the House or Senate in 2018

A Property Manager Was Fired For Calling The Cops On A Black Man For Wearing Socks In The Pool

Catholic Cardinal warns of a possible collapse of the earth's livability.

For Joeybee: The Great Satan lost tonight...

Update: Rescue mission is underway, governor confirms

Why Did North Korea Make a Fool of Trump? Because China Told It To

Another Putin critic relieved of his life. "Putin is Fine": DJT

ALESTORM - Drink !

The traitor GOP who went to Russia this week are

THIS IS BEYOND the pale...

NRA is down, Hogg tweet:

Did anyone watch Bill Maher - Live from Oklahoma?

Four years after their convictions, these 4 Meridian business execs are headed to prison

Avenatti to be on AMJoy tomorrow am at 11:15 edt.

McConnell Tries to Nudge Trump Toward Two Supreme Court Options.'Senator Mitch McConnell, the Republ

Thailand cave rescue: Mission to save boys under way

Domestic Bliss Alert: Newlyweds arrested after shots fired in Preston

If Trump is innocent,

Kethledge Seen as Top Supreme Court Choice

Tweet of the Night

*Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Barbara Babcock on C-SPAN now,

Trump Is Playing Games With Our Cherries--and It Might Help a Democrat Beat Rossi in the 8th

KEY RACE: Jena Griswold for Colorado Secretary of State

Spotted this online...

Silent thread for Thai kids, coach, and rescuers

I hope this white guy who admits to being a racist gets identified and faces consequences.

Washington Residents Seek Greater Governmental Transparency

This Nation Is Beginning to Realize the Full Extent of What It Did to Itself in November 2016

Imagine being on a Grand Jury when Trump testifies.

Democrats see a surge in interest, but can that create a 'blue wave' in red Idaho?

The Staircase for those that watched., would like your comments... spoilers

In 19th Century You Rented A Bed/Not A Room/ You Shared A Bed With Others.

Democrats in Michigan seek to flip state House in 2018

25 Brutally Hilarious Memes Proving Trump Is A Moron

Governor of Chiang Rai announces first Thai Soccer player will be moved in 8 hours

Being a loud-mouthed c#nt in the ghetto you would think someone would have shot this bitch by now

Paul Simon ran on a Federal jobs guarantee program in 1988

Gig Harbor lawmaker fined again for mixing campaign work and state resources

Washington psychiatric hospital called 'hell'

Brahms: "Serenade No. 2"/Chopin: "Nocturne No.17", Pires pianist/Hovhaness: "Starry Night, Op. 384"/

San Bernardino DA under investigation for threatening rants on FB re: Maxine Waters

Repairs keep Alaska ferry out of service for second week

MN-GOV: Lori Swanson takes early poll lead in for Democratic nomination

California Teachers Association prioritizes flipping five congressional races

OMG, but I have to agree with Kim Jong Un!!

Zaycon lawsuit reveals former CEO's allegations of fraud and conspiracy

DU Kitty

Doggerland - Europe's Lost Land

The FART act. Makes Donald Trump into a King.

"Do You Have Any Idea How Much I Earn on Immigrants?...They Are More Profitable Than Drugs."

Voters to be asked to stop local soda and grocery taxes

Donald Trump's New Campaign Slogan Is From Horror Movie "The Purge"

Oil and gas well ruptures off Trinidad

White Man Tells Interracial Couple to Get Off Water Island or Face Death. Faces 75 yrs in prison.

The 'civility debate' isn't about manners. It's an old-school power play.

Russian Bots Linked To Viral Twitter Attacks On 'Hateful' Dems (Midterm Elections prep attack)

Virgin Islands GERS to Receive $300 Million if Mapp-ArcLight Refining Deal is Ratified

Orthodox Festal Trisagion Hymn (Thrice Holy Hymn)

The concept of not worrying about that which you can't control.

Refining deal will lead to First New Hotel Built in USVI in over 38 years

International Law? He don't need no pesky Law!

Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico No Longer in Hurricane Beryl's 'Cone of Uncertainty"

Identity-Based Politics are Not the Problem, Identity-Based Oppression Is

Mocking......I think the word is mocking...

we find humor where we can these days...

Cyclone Maria delivers catastrophic flooding in Japan

Puerto Ricans accused of misusing $8M in funds

Puerto Rico sues control board over budget differences

Forgetting Puerto Rico?

In Denmark, Harsh New Laws for Immigrant 'Ghettos'

Scotland is ready for Trump

'Racist and threatening' video investigated in Huntsville; men released from custody

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Cutting Hedge Edition

Russian Bots Linked To Viral Twitter Attacks On 'Hateful' Dems

UAB Engineering contract with NASA doubles to $50 million

Jim Jordan and the Ohio State Wrestlers

Vibes and prayers thread for the boys

Another gop candidate nut job..

BREAKING: At least two boys have been successfully rescued

Maxine Waters has consistently stood on the right side of history.


The Senate report the republicans don't want America to know about

Sunday Morning Ear Worm...

You can do the thing...

Bryant Still Plans Special Session on Transportation Money

Pompeo pushes back against North Korea's 'gangster-like' criticism

"Touch me..."

C-SPAN gots jokes....

Organizers of pro-gun rallies lament low turnout

And he would have gotten away with it too, if it wasn't for those meddling kids...

'It's Almost Like a Ghost Town.' Most Nursing Homes Overstated Staffing for Years

Twitter responds to Trump's most recent "Witch Hunt" tweet.

'You're a Jehovah's witness?'

Pruitt Resignation...

GOP thinks bashing tech companies will rally base

"No, I'm clean and blessed today."

How a Democratic ad maker's viral videos are rewriting the rules of launching long-shot candidacies.

"Do you have a moment to talk about our lord and savior, Spider-Man?"

The year 2037.

Breaking - Thailand two rescued boys have arrived

Joe Scarborough Accuses Trump of Forcing US-North Korea Summit for 'Cheap Headlines'

Twitter Video: Louisville residents greet Mitch as he leaves restaurant with "vote you out"

US soybean farmers warn Trump trade war with China will cause 'serious damage'

Europeans protest Donald Trump's NATO visit on streets of Brussels

manneken pis

Europe to be united, strong if U.S. raises more tariffs: France

Spring Creek Tops 100K Acres, Puts Out 300-Foot Walls Of Flame; More than 2,000 Evacuated

Hillary 2020? Trump better hope not.

I have to give my cat some ear drops.

Hottest Reliably Measured Temperature On Record For Africa: 124.3F 7/5 At Ouargla, Algeria

Nicaragua's Ortega rules out early elections

In Gulf Coast And Deep South, Poverty Powers Tropical Diseases: Hookworm, Typhus, Chagas, Zika

Trump is a guilty coward.

Giuliani: 'No concerns' about Cohen cooperating with investigators

Temps In Low To Mid 90s In Far Nothern Siberia; 40F Above Normal, Blowtorching Laptev Sea Ice

Fugelsang asks Trump supporter for 13 minutes what Christian values Trump has NOT turned his back on

Thousands of kids in cages in U.S. while Trump takes victory lap for rescuing kids in Thailand cave

Hope Hicks Tells Friends She's Ruled Out Returning to Trumpworld--At Least for This Year

Summer Breakfast: fresh organic blueberries and cream.

Trump stops payment on "Obamacare" risk adjustments - *FYI* different than risk corridors

What utter horseshit from giuliani....Mueller must show proof of criminal evidence before interview.

Racism and Homophobia at the World Cup - The Jim Jefferies Show

McConnell's Legacy Hinges On Reshaping The Courts Under Trump

Manure and ice cream

I am furious

Manure and ice cream

Dershowitz to Stephanopoulos - Essentially The President can do what he wants

When Trump attacked the Mexicans, I sent "thoughts and prayers", but I was not

Jeh Johnson: Don't abolish ICE, reform it

the healthcare scam

Well, set back and hold on!

Balancing Act: Local hospitals juggle charity care, sustainability

Trump administration halts billions in insurance payments under Obamacare

I bought some shoes made of hemp! I don't know what they're

Graham: 'China's hands' all over North Korea rebuke of US negotiators

Yep, Traitor Tot sure is respected in Europe, all right...

Would DUers help me out

If Donald Trump is innocent...?

cheetolini's legal problems deepen .....

Republicans' idea of sincerity. . . . Please come CAPTION Trey Gowdy!!!!

Kids as young as 1 in US court, awaiting reunion with family

North Korea schools Trump on premature celebration

Funny meme - Journalist AND Illegal Immigrant?

Donald Trump sabotaged one of the most trusted committees in the US Congress.

Chicken Vs Human

and now for a little hilarity from WalMart:

Jack Benny violin duet with Gisele MacKENZIE (hilarious), then Liberace

Employment data shows Berks, and southeast Pennsylvania neighbors flourishing

Christian group has sued the city of Boston

This made me laugh

I feel Kurt Eichenwald's frustration in this Twitter thread and share it. We are a willfully

The 'McConnell Rule' is law, and Senate Democrats should sue to enforce it

The republicans give Jim Jordan the benefit of the doubt

Gun rights marches lament low turnout

Trump Organic

These "so-called" christianist values nothing but hide behind flags and bibles

Giuliani: "The president is anxious to testify because he knows he's done nothing wrong"

Rainmaker by Hung Liu

Rudy: "I can't initiate an investigation against my neighbor because I don't like him"

US threatens Ecuador w/trade sanctions over breastfeeding resolution.

U.S. Opposition to Breast-Feeding Resolution Stuns World Health Officials

Trump administration freezes billions in Obamacare payments, outraging advocates

The reason they'd never do a Purge

Gavin McInnes is going after Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez:

Can we get one thing straight?

Iowa man restores car abandoned for decades in honor of previous owner -- a fallen Vietnam soldier

Toddler, 2, dies of self-inflicted gunshot with parents not home

There was collusion, There is collusion, There will be more collusion!

Scholars Poll Ranks Donald Trump As "Worst President Of All-Time" (Even GOPers Rate Him 40 of 45)

Hello In There - Bette Midler

Have we ever had ANY answer on where are the babies, and the girls??

Trumpism is a coal-fired hate cult

As he attempts to claim that he saved the youngsters

The world has never seen a Category 6 hurricane. But the day may be coming.

It's turtles all the way down!

US soybean farmers warn Trump trade war with China will cause 'serious damage'

Just curious.... if we go back to a world where states rights prevail....

We're not going to reach Trump voters, Independents, or...

Democrats Still Don't Understand What They're Up Against

Happy Birthday, John Dingell!

In my email Inbox today

TCM Schedule for Tuesday, July 10: 50 States in 50 Movies

Cat with his custom-made toy

Always thought this guy looked just WRONG....

Ghouliani: I meant Mueller is investigating the most corrupt administration in USA history

Humans can help....

TCM Schedule for Wednesday, July 11: Comedy Teams

It's turtles all the way down!

He and the Ghoul have a special place in USA jurisprudence history....

Just try not to laugh

Judge orders Brazil's Lula freed on appeal

Explain it away.....NOT

Judge orders Brazil's Lula freed on appeal

Puerto Rico is in the crosshairs of TS Beryl. State of Emergency declared.

Police Called After Woman Confronts Steve Bannon In Bookstore

Maine lobster workers say Chinese tariffs could threaten industry

Romance and Sex Life of the Date? - Desert Views Road Trip Part 3

We need Volunteers to save America.

Honestly, how badly do you think this is all going to end.


Wanna see a Tall Ship?

maybe there's pharmaceutical help for trumpsters.

Showing Breasts is again Nudity in TrumpWorld...

Trump choosing "cousin-dater" to defend him "shows how ill equipped he is" to be at helm of the U.S.

Skilled. Selfless. Brave. Determined. Caring.

American Idiot

California prosecutor attacks Michelle Obama -- and calls for Maxine Waters to be shot

California prosecutor attacks Michelle Obama -- and calls for Maxine Waters to be shot

WSOP is table will be determined and winner revealed next Saturday.

China-U.S. tariffs: Wisconsin cheese industry hopes Trump has strategy in trade disputes

Will Trump back down on his tariff war or will he double down?

Trump administration says no to breastfeeding

Local canning company worried over U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods

*Smart Technology Sees Through Walls To Track & Identify People, NBC, July 8, '18

Anybody remember

Does this summarize the Trumpist position on Russia?

MAGA Hat-Wearing Teen Allegedly Provoked Whataburger Incident With Racist Remarks

Some say that no one ever spits in Donald's food

Tweets from #ThaiCaveRescue

This Thai cave rescue "choke point" video is stunning. It's a miracle they even found them,

When I was a kid

What Fiction are you reading this week, July 8, 2018?

Columbus Dispatch endorses Danny O'Connor for Congress in Aug. 7 Special Election

Yesterday I posted my 1000th post. Blame Trump.

Putin is preparing a deal Trump can tout after summit

While people write columns in New York, Democratic women ride wave of new candidates in Florida

Newton's Third Law:

The 'McConnell Rule' is law, and Senate Democrats should sue to enforce it

This is Trump's 168th day at a Trump property / 125th day at a Trump golf club as president

Alabama Dem vows 'independent judgment' on Trump Supreme Court pick

Giuliani confirms WH contested Mueller interview with John Kelly

US Election Fraud 2004 to Present -- Part I: Vulnerability of Electronic Vote Counting Dale Tavris

For the umpteenth time, most independents are highly partisan.

President Yellow Hair please STOP

Tropical Storm Chris forms off the Carolinas, generating dangerous surf

Massive operation rescues kids separated from their parents

Just some german brass-music.

Pacemakers, ultrasound gear costs could rise from China trade tariffs

Dog gets emotional when she hears theme from "Titanic":

Dog gets emotional when she hears theme from "Titanic":

Open letter to HRH Queen Elizabeth II

Trump's Tariffs Have Led to Layoffs at U.S. Manufacturers

Tariffs and trade wars are giving Utah farmers plenty to worry about

Kind folks go out of their way to reunite baby bat with mom

Much of the US is falling apart! Population migration patterns: US cities Americans are abandoning

What would you do if you knew someone with a personality like Trump in real life?

And tiger blood makes you invulnerable....

Kick 'em while they're down: Tariffs hit struggling US food, beverage companies Pepsi, J.M. Smucker,

I might be wrong but I don't think Trump would let the young men or their coach who ...

Giuliani GETS DESTROYED From Panel After He Joins In Series TV Shows To Talk About Mueller, Cohen..

Wanna read my latest hate mail from a "civil" Trumpanzee? Oh I wish they would catch this jackass

US supporting Thai rescue

Now we gotta worry about the newest Senator's Supreme Court vote??


Will the son of a taxi family be anti Uber on the Supreme Court.

Whatever it is MAGA....

Pruitt screws us one last time..............

Why can't I put anyone on Full Ignore anymore? When I try,

If we can't stop the appointment, there's zero sense losing a seat over the appointment

Trump reportedly treats Putin like a 'confidant' and the 2 men commiserate about how the 'fake news'

I think we can all use something uplifting and also true in these dark days.

This puts the Thai cave rescue into perspective:


Nice place to cool my balls off....

Guiliani pukes on TV and people make believe he said something

The world shows its love to kids in a Thai cave. We need that same love for kids at the border

U.S. Opposition to Breast-Feeding Resolution Stuns World Health Officials

It appears that Swanson is leading in a recent poll

This is exactly why I avoid mirrors...

From DKOS: What California's June primary might have told us about the midterms this November

Publicly funded private schools in Florida teach that dinosaurs were on Noah's Ark

Another were scheduled for next year...suspended what?

Okay, what, specifically, is too far left for the Midwest?

Who was the Thai Navy SEAL who gave his life in this operation?

After 20-yr military standoff, Ethiopia and Eritrea agree to normalize ties in historic breakthrough

Alabama Democrat Doug Jones says he could vote either way on Trump's SCOTUS pick

Democratic Socialist is an unfortunate name for something that also involves Capitalism

NY Times reporters "blasted" at UCLA event for bothsidesism and role in today's political moment

U.S. Economic Strength Gives Trump Leeway in Trade Fight With China

Republicans might be cozying up to Mother Russia because it could be the safest place...

Giuliani Reveals Trump Did Ask Comey to Give Flynn 'A Break', Despite President's Prior Denials

Thousands of Americans Will Be Denied a Passport Because of Unpaid Taxes

Bookstore Owner Calls Cops on Customer Verbally Assaulting Bannon as a 'Piece of Trash'

Ex-GOP official: Jordan will survive sex abuse accusations; he's from a safe conservative district

China Imposes a 2000% Tariff On Tanning Beds: Bad News for the Oompa Loompa in Chief

I'm already seeing the impacts of Twitler's tariffs

Obama Made America Great Again T-Shirts

Why the Landline Phone Will Never Go Away

With Trump's Help, North Korea's Divide and Conquer Strategy is Working

Trump admin hands over names of children under 5 separated at border

Latest Windows 10 update taking forever.

Iowa man restores car abandoned for decades in honor of previous owner -- a fallen Vietnam soldier

*Formerly Known As Food: How the Industrial Food System Is Changing Our Minds, Bodies & Culture

What do you use for flea and tick prevention for dogs?

Malcolm Nance: 'The Republican Party Has Surrendered To Russia' The 11th Hour MSNBC

RAAF Captures Flying Saucer on Ranch in Roswell Region

What's for Dinner, Sun., July 8, 2018

KY-GOV: Andy Beshear to announce campaign for 2019 election.

Inside Pompeo's Fraught North Korea Trip - good short read

UK's current heatwave is exposing the outline of ancient hill forts and settlements

Bob Ray, beloved 5-term Iowa governor, dies at 89

He previously worked for conservative U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, a Champaign County Republican.

UK police say woman poisoned with nerve agent in southern England has died

British woman contaminated by nerve agent has died. Murder inquiry launched

The Press Cuts Off Trump As Consensus Grows To Stop Covering His Rallies

Buzzfeed has published the HHS court filing, explaining how they lied.

Report of 2 more boys out of cave unsubstantiated

Ignorance of Trump voters

A question about DU...

A journalist's conscience leads her to reveal her source to the FBI. Here's why.

Christian Trump-voter comes up empty when asked for examples how Trump is christian.

Best gardening moment I've ever had!

Question about advertising (maybe)...

Leonard Pitts Jr: The Republican Party is no longer the party of conservatism.It's the party of fear

British woman dies, Trump an accessory to murder:

Preview For This Week's Top 10 Conservative Idiots

They lost their homes on the island. Now Puerto Ricans are fighting FEMA evictions here.

Just watched a local broadcast from Columbus not one mention of Jim Jordan

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Monday, 9 July 2018

My Pies

Republican Presidential cycle of fucking up the economy seems back on track

Came up w/the Perfect Trump Analogy dealing with NK/China/Russia ... Gene Hackman in 'Get Shorty'

It's not just an ICE/HS problem; law enforcement often ignores the well-being of children

Bookstore owner defends calling police on woman who told Steve Bannon he was 'a piece of trash'

Too Weird. U.S. Against Breast-Feeding Resolution

Inside China's Dystopian Dreams: A.I., Shame and Lots of Cameras

couple wreck trailer 20 minutes after purchase

GOP senator warns Trump: Putin, Kim 'very cold-blooded, calculating'

Bringing back the Polio virus to cure brain cancer.

US Election Fraud II: Discrepencies from Official Results Evidence of Election Fraud Dale Tavris

Adam Schiff Drops The Hammer And Tells Mueller To Subpoena Trump and John Kelly

Looks like the Trump Administration has now shelved its Middle East peace plan.

Trump Uses His "Gangster-Tactics" in Defense of Diarrhea, And to Hell With the Children

You know things are bad when you get trolled by Michael Beschloss:

OMG. The declaration in Immigration's filing says that they must rely, in part, on the CHILDREN

I guess Putin is still a fine person..

"Catastrophic": George Will predicts dire consequences for Trump-Putin summit

PSA: Always ask your Dr and Pharmacist about drug reactions when starting any new med.

Founder of anti-Democrat Twitter movement pushed by Russian bots denied service at New York electron

Cop pulls gun on kids

The Pretenders "Back on the Chain Gang"

Human League "Human"

David Davis resigns as Brexit secretary [UPDATE: JOHNSON'S GONE TOO!]

Uncertainty, uncertainty in the markets. That is all we heard when Obama was president !!!

Capital Gazette Md. Shooting Suspect's Anger, Silence, Then Explosion; Life, Background

"These Must-See Historical Photos Will Blow Your Mind"


Man who called police on black woman at North Carolina pool no longer has job

Inside China's Dystopian Dreams: A.I., Shame and Lots of Cameras

FLIPPABLE: Janet Cruz for FL-SD18

Quote of the Day

"I almost don't want to post this because it's so disturbing!"

Bookstore owner calls 911 when customer confronts Bannon

FL: New poll shows Janet Cruz tied with Dana Young in Senate race

U.S. Opposition to Breast-Feeding Resolution Stuns World Health Officials

Never Fight With a Pig?

Mexico police commander suspended after journalist bloodied

jordan has basically admitted that he knew, but the conversations didn't count because they happened

Mexico police commander suspended after journalist bloodied

Once again I am reminded of the stupid reason Fox news is number 1 so often

Brexit is Putin's first major western democracy election win...The Big Con was his second

Why are conservative Republicans OK with

Why France produces the most World Cup players

FLIPPABLE: Amanda Murphy for FL-SD168

See How Termites Inspired a Building That Can Cool Itself National Geographic