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Archives: July 20, 2019

Medicare for all, free college, I want it all.. but here is why we cannot be Sweden

Cops pose as construction workers to nab texting drivers

Internal drug company emails show indifference to opioid epidemic

Trump tells aides to prepare for sweeping budget cuts if he wins a second term

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

"She's just friggin lying"

Dollar stores are everywhere. That's a problem for poor Americans

New: Allegations Epstein has traveled w/ 2 young women who have procured girls for him in recent yrs

US Senators up for re-election in 2020 likely to be defeated.

Is Melania drugged for her public appearances?

This is disturbing.

Comey pens blog revealing what he would ask Mueller in upcoming testimony

Trump vows congresswomen 'can't get away with' criticizing U.S.

Anderson Cooper deep in discussion about fascism.

Someone used that "aging" app for trump:

When he came for OUR POTUS, Republicans were silent..

Tyrants Always Fall - A Song Of Hope

U.S. military has begun reoccupying Prince Sultan air base in Saudi Arabia

Haters target Winston-Salem concert by African band that stood up to Islamists

I am beginning to feel a bit nervous about Trump walking away scott free?

I met some special friends for lunch

Lindsey Graham Explains Why He Became A Trump Cult Member

Correcting datasets leads to more homogeneous early-twentieth-century sea surface warming.

Michelle Obama:

Is there a Books/Reading Club Forum on DU?

To unlock the youth vote in 2020, Democrats wage legal fights against GOP-backed voting restrictions

Algebra Word Problem Time. (Advanced Edition)

Guns n Roses' "Sweet Child of Mine" performed by an oompah band

F'en trump and followers know the truth

Trump cancels appearance at NAACP national convention in Detroit

I think the far right evangelicals have a whole lot in common with radical Islamics.

Private investigator has spent a decade on Jeffrey Epstein's trail

Friday Talking Points -- GOP Puts The Dog Whistles Away

Police: Tossing drugs in toilet could lead to 'meth-gators'

Anyone Interested in Re-reading the A Song of Ice and Fire series with me?

Mexico in your senses

Mandatory Friday Mike Malloy Truthseeker thread! TGIF! A Hispanic From Harvard!

Lawsuit: North Dakota officers used 'violence' on protester

Unlike other Democrats, Pete Buttigieg has no use for Ronald Reagan's legacy

"Jeopardy" TV show

Appeals court upholds Trump move to drop mine pollution rule

I box in my right wing brother on Global Warming

Moderate Democrats Warn That AOC Is Distracting From Their Nonexistent Message

Do you like J D Robb mysteries? Marion Zimmer Bradley's Darkover novels? Read free online

This action by Dan Coats is good news -- and now Axios is reporting he's going to be dumped!

Experts urge realism in hopes for 1921 Tulsa race riot probe

2008 was the last time Democrats made big gains in the US Senate.

Super Bowl Champion Mitch Petrus Dies of Heat Stroke at 32 After Working Outside at Family Shop

Maxine Waters is absolutely, positively, 100% correct...sadly.

Bulletpoint: Beto O'Rourke Doesn't Have A Base

I've mentioned our Robin was on her THIRD sitting, but I think her

Renowned Argentine-American architect Cesar Pelli dies at 92

Jon STEWART. Who wouldn't pick him vs Rand PAUL or any wingnut? However:

If you were a space age kid, you'll love this.

If you could spend a day with one whose perspective might help you deal with your anxiety re: Trump,

Cannabis users "lack good moral character"

Husky doesn't quite have a grasp on "shake"

Where were you on July 20, 1969 when Apollo 11

2020 Filing Primary Deadline for US Senate Elections in CO,MT,and TX.

Ode to the forlorn kitty cat...

Infrastructure Week is Out, We're Doing Nuremberg Rally Week Now (Ferret/Shower Cap)

Nazis in the US: Fritz Kuhn, American Fuhrer & the German American Bund (1936-1941)

Reality vertigo, and suddenly we're parents of the bride

Kamala Harris: America's Teachers Deserve A Raise


We have been out of pocket for a few days. I saw a clip of #fatdonnie that was super orange

It's a drag when family members are rightwingers

I support the US House of Representatives assigning a security force to Rep Ihan Omar

"Do you think Donald Trump is afraid to debate you?" Kamala: "He should be."

Democratic US Senators that retired in 2014. If they had ran again,

I have successfully evicted one cicada from my house!

The Milk Carton Kids Live at Hill Drive.

The only thing worse than Donald Trump is Donald Trump tomorrow.

Plays a lot of golf, but still focused like a laser on the big issues

Republicans foolishly believe a black conservative woman is going to defeat AOC next year.

Everyone knows Trump's "racism ploy" is just to compete with Mueller's testimony next week, right?

EFF Membership Drive: Looking for 1,500 New Members (Protect Our Digital Rights)

Democrats take aim at GOP majority in Georgia House, no easy task


2nd federal judge blocks Trump admin from adding citizenship question to census

"We don't have to run ugly to win."

I am old enough to remember his tax returns

The Daily Show: The Fight to Turn Lake Erie Into a Person

Racism Week at The White House The Cornfield Resistance

Seth Meyers - Lineup for Second Democratic Debate, Raising Federal Minimum Wage - Monologue 7/18/19

Just a heads up, Trump is potentially solid in the EC.

Seth Meyers: Patriotic Singing Group Responds to Trump's "Go Back to Your Country" Comments

Is there an opposite site, something like the Republican Underground?

The Popeye's has opened! For months now...

Seth Meyers: Guest Rep. Hakeem Jeffries Wants His Republican Colleagues to Put Country Before Party

O'Rourke bolsters senior staff with five hires

Mark Shields: Trump wants the squad to be the running mate of the nominee

I support Elizabeth Warren because, according to the NYT puff piece, she used to be a Republican.

Can anyone recommend a good tv show to start watching?

On CBS Evening News

how linen fabric is made - it is not made from cotton nt

Rollin Stones _ 2000 Light years from Home


Tweet of the Day

Stephen King: How happy I would be to tell trump "YOU'RE FIRED" next November

30 Pics Show How Dystopic Our Society Already Is

Shannon Shaw, Broke My Own

Canadian platform spills 3,200 gallons of oil-mix into Atlantic

national republican campaign committee called tonight

Tony Rice - Manzanita

Why are some people so contemptuous of veganism???

Wu Tang Collection - Magic Fire Palm

Lawrenceville police hit by Ransomware attack

Man accused of placing Trump stickers on car of local Democrat, trying to follow her

Do we have a system that allows all citizens to be 'rich' at the same time?

'Donald Trump told me I don't have to go.' Macon man refuses to leave Walmart, report says

Commissioner of GA Department of Juvenile Justice Removed from Office

☦️ Orthodox Christian Church: Prayer for the Departed ☦️

Stephen Colbert - Monologue and Opening - 7/19/19

Judge says he's leaving the bench because of politics

Stephen Colbert: Guest John Oliver

Colombia's war crimes tribunal pulling corpses out of Medellin's closet

Amazon deforestation data dismissed by president of Brazil

Amazon deforestation data dismissed by president of Brazil

Pocket-sized American pocket shark a new and glowing species

Iran tanker seizure: UK 'deeply concerned'

43 Years Ago Today; Viking I lands on Mars

Rep. Longdon raising money for schools by offering to shave her hair

Phoenix Humanists claiming tax break to challenge tax code exemption for churches

St. Louis' World Naked Bike Ride Organizers Gear Up For This Weekend

TX-21: Nancy Pelosi, other U.S. House leaders to host event for Wendy Davis

US to send troops to Saudi Arabia as tensions with Iran grow

Amanda Little, author of The Fate of Food, Amanpour and Company Interview

McSally, challenger Kelly raise $14M for expected 2020 Senate showdown

Los Angeles police spied on anti-Trump protesters

Peru's most active volcano erupts spreading ash hundreds of kilometres to Bolivia

9 Things Dietitians Wish You Knew About High Cholesterol

Peru's most active volcano erupts spreading ash hundreds of kilometres to Bolivia

Martha McSally fined $23,000 for 2014 campaign finance violations

Former CEO of Power Solutions International indicted for fraud

How can a person be racist, if they have friends who are black?...

Therapist Explains What Children Worry About, According to Their Age

Brazil leader seeks greater control over cinema industry

Vice Adm. Michael M. Gilday Nominated as the 32nd Chief of Naval Operations

Brazil leader seeks greater control over cinema industry

The Math is not on McSally and Schweikert's side.

A Graceful Exit: Taking Charge at the End of Life

You can't talk this way about our country not when I am President

Video: Phoenix Police Tackle Man Talking to Reporter During ICE Protests

Spieth...3 strokes off the lead..

Who's up for a bet? Trump will boycott the 2020 presidential debates.

Every time Trump lies to reporters, Daniel Dale should magically appear behind him...

Coal Miners W. Black Lung Heading To DC To Push For Fund; Issue "Of Concern" To McConnell

Millions Of Americans May Now Expect To Experience Heat Indices Of 127F Or Higher w/i 20 Years

Trump supporters ask if the dictionary should be banned because it contains racist words

"Feeling sorry for Melania" and other horseshit...

UA Fairbanks, US Flagship For Global Warming Research, Facing 40% Funding Cuts, Because Mah MONEY!!!

75 Years Ago Today; Hitler survives assassination attempt - the 20 July Plot

Awesome! Launch projected on to Washington Monument #apollo11anniversary

give a listen. latest from my bud Matt Woods

Ex-pharma chief charged with flooding Appalachian towns with opioids

Political Purgatory

"What Is Centrism?" Bernie Sanders Answers That Question And Others From NowThis Espanol

"What Is Centrism?" Bernie Sanders Answers That Question And 19 Others From NowThis Espanol

U.S. Ship Sunk in World War II by German Sub Is Found Off Maine Coast

Trump's presidency may be making Latinos sick

Are We Heading Toward Extinction?

Furious KKK sues Donald Trump for copyright infringement

$15 Minimum Cleared The House - Sign Bernie's Petition Calling On McConnell To Allow A Vote

Who called the White House a "dump"?

Dan Coats creates election security position

Arizona On Track To $12/Hour While Maintaining A Healthy Economy


I was recently in the presence of a very modest family from south of the border....

Every time Trump says that someone who does not like it here can leave,

Pictures of Happiness

Dog Gets Up During The Night To Help Put Crying Toddler Back To Sleep

The Moon landing - fifty years ago today - reminds us of the importance of good news

Ohio's 12 Seasons

Breakfast Saturday July 20, 2019

Furious KKK sues Donald Trump for copyright infringement - From the UK version of the Onion:

You raised $100.00 on July 19, 2019 DU ActBlue POTUS donation links

The clock is now ticking for the end of the union ...

The 'love it or leave it' nonsense (From 50 years ago)

Records detail frenetic effort to bury stories about Trump

Manholes in Berkeley will now be called 'maintenance holes'

Barr lied to the American people and Mueller called him out on it

Fear Holds Us Back. Most Americans Are Afraid of Anyone Who Is Unfamiliar.

Has anyone read, "Say Nothing"?

Federal judge temporarily halts congressional Democrats' subpoenas of Trump financial records

Rescue Duck Loves His Stuffed Duck

Federal judge temporarily halts congressional Democrats' subpoenas of Trump financial records

FBI Raid Uncovers 'Cooler Filled With Male Genitalia,' 'Frankenstein' Head at Body Donation Company

Seth Moulton on impeachment this morning: "Leaders don't follow polls. Polls follow leaders."

Black US politician says white man told her to 'go back where you came from' as she shopped...

For Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins. Thank you.

Court rules it was legal for jail guards to force female inmates to strip, remove tampons for 'train

Why won't Trump supporters openly embrace their feelings about "colored" people?

From the Independent , an English newspaper.

Donald Trump in new attack on Sadiq Khan with Katie Hopkins retweet

Some unexpected consequences of extreme heat

I have yet to witness a more splendid descriptor of MAGA hats..

There's a political metaphor in here somewhere

Nancy Pelosi spoke at the Young Democrats convention. Here are the top takeaways.

A Derecho, a Widespread Destructive Thunderstorm Wind Event, Swept Across Minnesota, Wisconsin and M

Weekend TOONs - One Small Step ... One Giant Leap (and then back to the tense past/present)

Trump Predicts 65 Percent Approval Rating, But His Poll Average Has Never Been Above 46

White supremacists of the world unite. Of course they do.

Argh... pop ups and links

A missing toddler drove himself down to the county fair on his toy tractor

This is Trump's 207th day at a Trump golf club and 274th day at a Trump property as president

My open letter to Robert Mueller regarding this Wednesday.

Haaland: As A Native American, I'd Never Tell Anyone To Leave This Country

Typical Trump "success" - not 1 mile built in 30 months

How Trump has criticized America

A Marvellous Picture Speaks A Thousand Words

Russia launches criminal case over gay adoption (family faces prosecution)

Serena Weaponized

Joe Biden dominates, but Pete Buttigieg makes inroads with Obama's elite bundlers

The Police - Walking On The Moon

CBS Goes Dark in More Than Dozen Cities Amid AT&T Dispute

Celebrity Summary of Mueller Report We've Been Waiting For

something to smile about this morning...

Warren Outshines Biden in Race to Build Iowa 2020 Ground Game

Making Sense of the NFL's Controversial Decision to Not Suspend Chiefs' Tyreek Hill

Kids at Rallies

HBO's "Deadwood"

"What I learned from my miscarriage" by Megan McCain. NYT 7/20/19

"Why does everyone else have a terrible accent?" . . . Please come CAPTION PresiDented Trump!!!

But but climate change isn't real

Donald Trump is retweeting a notorious British white supremacist

From Charlie Pierce at Esquire Politics Blog:

For 'client' Jeffrey Epstein, an unlocked cell in a Florida jail (WP)

Trump Hangs Melania and Ivanka Out to Dry, Says They Never Objected to Racist Chant

Do not answer that ? Boog it's a perjury trap

Republicans have not won a presidential election in this century

Can someone start a G.F.M. for Tucker Carlson.

Jonathan Pie - Trump & the "R" word!

Run on Overturning the Stupid OLC Memo

Getting released today.

Crystal Cathedral, Site Of Long-Running 'Hour Of Power' Broadcast, Reopens Saturday

Sammy the bald eagle stolen from long island sanctuary...

My son made me go bicycling this morning with him, with the heat already rising.

Can Trump's Hard-Core Fans Be Deradicalized?

Trump- "Just a very big and patriotic crowd."

Trump Acts Like a Populist. His Regulatory Record Suggests Otherwise.

Traveling to Kansas City in a few days. Any suggestions for things to see and do?

July 31st Debate: Podium postions and Ages.

For those experiencing the heat wave... this one is for you:

The US Media in one tweet

Why aren't we marching in the streets? TDPS

Stevie Wonder - All I Do

Sewage Spills In Seattle, Renton: 4.5 Million Gallons Released

Border Patrol has stored enough fentanyl to kill 794M, own agents at risk

Lawfare releases Mueller Report on podcast.

Joe Biden compares Trump to segregationist George Wallace

Flip flop, Trump disavows criticism of chanting crowd

13yrs ago today: CAL DA organizes conference to address "gay panic" defenses used to gain acquittal

Remember the bees and colony collapse syndrome?

Classic Summer Motown: *Dancing in the Street* Martha & the Vandellas

So ... how soon before Steve Bannon gets caught up in a child-sex-trafficking investigation ?

King Sun - It's A Heat Up

Morning Consult: The 10 Most Popular and Unpopular Senators (includes 3 Dem primary candidates):

UN report warns of literal existential threat we face

Cartoons 7/20/19

Panel vote backs more parking for Wallace Falls State Park

That $12.2 million Lotto winner in Brier finally surfaced

Beekeeping Day 74, Nucs and a hive split

Employees quit store in protest after alleged racism by manager

Behold! The dumbest tweet in the history of tweets!

Facebook Video of @BernieSanders Council Bluffs office opening.

Photo: Bernie Sanders, on stop 2 of 5 today, begins senior issues roundtable in Council Bluffs

Trump mocks London mayor after police Twitter account hacked

Draft-Dodging Trump Says People Who Don't Fight For America Can Leave

Considering History: Who Is American?

Songs that will immediately make you happy and ready to face anything

Bob Seger - Shakedown

Trump Administration Proposes Slashing Regulations for Nuclear Power Plants

Preview For This Week's Top 10 Conservative Idiots

Trump sells Trump-branded "reusable and recyclable" straws...10 for $15...on his campaign Website.

➡️ LIVE-Stream Link: 2PM CST - Sen. Bernie Sanders - AARP Forum Council Bluffs

Religious Groups Throw Support Behind Green New Deal

National Conservatism Conference

Note that Lenny Mcallister, republican apologist on #AMJOY,

Ella's Song

89-year old Buzz Aldrin approached by a moon landing denier. This is BEAUTIFUL!!

How the 2017 tax law changed 'table wine'

are there any fiber supplements out there that arent gross?

Those in Sheboygan, WI county. How are you doing in the storms?

Whoa, President Miller's looking a lot worse for wear

List of 200 most populous cities in the U.S.A. (2019)

Will Mueller defend his honor next week?

Y'all half-backs, why did you move from Florida?

Joe Sestak Agriculture Policy

Black Georgia lawmaker is told to "go back where you came from" at supermarket

I'm going to have to do something with the tomatoes

To the heavy-breathing delight of John Bolton...

I finally figured out how to get internet out here

You want me to leave?

Jon Stewart Turned His 45-Acre Farm Into An Animal Sanctuary To Rescue Abused Factory Farm Animals

After ONE debate, we shouldn't be ignoring all but 4 candidates...

"Look at THAT, you son of a bitch!"

I've been retired for almost one year now

Best of Summer Motown! *DANCING IN THE STREET* Martha & the Vandellas

I don't think the NFL understands how "evidence" works.

Hunter appeals failed motion to dismiss charges to 9th Circuit

What happens if Trump decides he won't take part in a presidential debate?

World music people ought to know about but might not? I'll start

YouTube LIVE-Stream AARP Candidates Forum - July 20, 2019

Classic Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin:*Chain of Fools*

I feel IMPRISONED by this heat.

'They killed my mom and my six brothers' ... Trump: 'Where are they now?' ... 'They're dead'

since when are "heat domes" a thing?

Anybody listening to the Apollo 11 mission

Donald Trump and the GOP hate America

The Song that dominated the charts during the Apollo Moon landing..............

Everyone who finds Avenatti relevant showed up to his press conference

Today's "other" milestone...

No more national forests?

Wednesday,July 24. 2019: A day the Trump presidency gets shaken to its core. How are you preparing?

Thank you Jesus

Calling all cheese lovers...Roku has "Beta Max TV" with wall-to-wall free, lovingly inept content

My niece just launched her YouTube channel

Black Lawmaker Told To Go Back Where She Came From While Grocery Shopping

National Popular Vote...The only way to guarantee 'The Con goes to jail'

Democrats Could Take The Senate, As They Are Dominating GOP Candidates In Fundraising

Can Trump's Hard-Core Fans Be Deradicalized?

Little portable fan.

Daily Trump Temperament Advisory System

Newsweek, July 19, 1999

Got Cabin Fever from heat..Here is Rachel's Homework Assignment from last night..

Health care fraud

Kamala Harris Is Now the Candidate to Beat - WSJ op-ed

Houston, Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed.

Geez, Rand, there's gotta be a way somehow...

US soccer star Megan Rapinoe said she likes Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris...

Jolin Tsai -Hao Dong Xi

VA: Sen. Tim Kaine Campaigns for SD10 Dem Nominee Ghazala Hashmi

This gas station clerk was fired after questioning customers' citizenship status.

How to lie like a Republican about race with a semi straight face.

"Discrimination is not tolerated in Texas."

Remember the 50s movie Destination Moon--astronaut stands like he's holding earth on his hand?

What's for Dinner, Sat., July 20, 2019

The best sentence in the Mueller report? MUST BE FOLLOWED UP ON in interview.

What's tone-deaf about the Trump administration's Apollo 11 commemorations

DT keeps referring to the nasty things our 4 congresswomen have said, and the remarks are

So Who Has Had A Coffee Enema?

BS was first. Now BdB becomes the 2nd candidate to compare a Dem rival to trump

'He Said Yes!'

This climactic scene from "Judgment at Nuremberg."


"Let justice be done, though the heavens fall."

Mrs. Betty Bowers: "The biggest blasphemy imaginable is saying..."

ABC's Kyra Phillips thinks Trump's treatment of the media is just AWESOME

Best response ever to an anti-Immigrant RWer: " I don't want to live under Chalupa Law!"

Get trump's ass in a sling ... press corps

"We were all humans...."

Air temperatures, in Flint, just dropped from 95 to 78.

What will change after Mueller's testimony?

Trigger warning in post

Tweet of the Day

The real problem wasn't the racism -- it was the Trump taking 'the Lord's name in vain' twice: suppor

If trump won in 2020 and set himself up as

Facts speak louder than words

Ex-NRA Ad Firm: Um, Wayne LaPierre is Lying

Trump Defends Racist Attacks As World Leaders Condemn

Watching Darkest Hour for about the 10th time tonight and I am weeping

Got people to stop talking about pedophiles, though, didn't it. (n/t)

May I have your opinion?

Brexit funder Arron Banks threatens Netflix over Great Hack documentary

I know it's all ..... but I just gotta make this ALL About His "HOT DOG" ... WIENER ... His Thingie

We waved anyway.

White man denies saying 'Go back where you came from'

Marvel Studios Teases A Female-Led Guardians Of The Galaxy Movie

Wow! Yaz just hit a home run!

Memo: How The First Debates Changed The Race

Harris faces pressure to define policy proposals

Three Senators who stand in the way of legalization of cannabis

'Trump 2020' campaign banners are being proudly produced in . . . China?

Biden campaign rips 'Medicare for All,' calls on Dems to protect Affordable Care Act

The U.S. Fears This Huge Southeast Asian Resort May Become a Chinese Naval Base

When is the new season of SNL coming on?

HI EVERYONE! This job is beating me like a rented mule - Well the weather is -

Nice interview with Mayor Pete in a book store.

Two senators want antifa activists to be labeled 'domestic terrorists.' Here's what that means.

'He always doubles down': Inside the political crisis caused by Trump's racist tweets

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Trump policies are about 'racism'

Check out this article on Kamala, AKAs, and Howard U.

If a politician's first instinct is repeatedly wrong...

Fool me once, shame on you, Fool me twice, shame on me.

Democrats hope Mueller gives credence to their claim of an unlawful Trump

Did you see Man walk on the Moon 50 years ago?

Trump's bail offer for jailed rapper rings hollow in Sweden

Melinda Katz Is Ahead In Race For Queen's DA