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Archives: August 5, 2017

WTF Happened at the White House This Week?

Wow! Van Jones on CNN now

Republicans are targeting California Democrats over single-payer healthcare

Jan 21 2017 largest protest Ever. And woman now must subjugate themselves for a party

After reading several posts wherein "anti-abortion" and "anti-choice" have been

California AG Xavier Becerra accuses Trump of 'sabotage' and 'extortion' on Obamacare subsidies

So, was Russia just guessing that Trump would be better than Hill?(FOR THEM)

What would you do if trump eliminated presidential term limits?

California preparing to sue Trump administration

Donald Trump wanted to buy the San Francisco Giants

I do get tired of the lazy press

Tech workers are fleeing state government. Would raises tempt them to stay?

Fox News Host Sent Unsolicited Lewd Text Messages To Colleagues, Sources Say

Mark Zuckerberg has hired Hillary Clinton's Chief Strategist

State workers bosses fired him over a medical test. Now taxpayers owe his widow $500,000

When did political personalities take over public policy objectives?

Who hear likes and appreciates Van Jones?

Boss tells state workers: Kick ICE out of California labor offices

NSA. SigInt. Privacy.

The Rude Pundit: How Racist Can the White House Get? (Answer: Very)

Boom! Here we go!

All the Con's friends

Watching Al Gore on Chris Hayes

Mandatory Friday Mike Malloy Truthseeker thread! Full Disclosure! Live Uncensored & a new

Sessions criticizes Washington states legal marijuana system

Snopes is owed money, but question remains over how much

US officially tells UN it wants out of Paris climate deal 🖕🏼

Harry Truman, on Republicans, said 70 years ago. Still relevant today.

Sessions suggests it may be time to send more journalists to jail

Rare solo bobcat kitten rescued by hiker near Sausalito

I could not pull the lever for a candidate who doesn't support Reproductive Rights!

I bought a Chevrolet Cruze. I love the start/stop feature!

Two men charged with defrauding In-N-Out of more than $150,000

WV Governor Justice made a mistake switching parties and here is why.

As of 2013, in all of Wyoming, there are two sets of escalators.

"I would not be a president who took vacations. I would not be a president that takes time off."

Mueller Seeks White House Documents on Flynn

Furloughs approved for 1st time in Puerto Ricos history

Narcissistic president songs

Russian opposition leader tells CBS News there's a 50/50 chance he ends up dead

Friday Talking Points (448) -- Rogue Elephants!

Vox - In the key 2018 battlegrounds, Trump's support is as high as ever

Speaking of the cost of shooting . . .

I just responded to a poll from YouGov.

Watch Massive Sunspot's Two-Week Trek Across Sun's Face (Video)

Suggested Democratic Slogan for 2018 - "Solutions, Not Scapegoats"

Chicago to sue US Justice Department over funding threat

Police: Officer accused of beating handcuffed man suspended

Trump's itchy twitter finger triggers rumors of indictments.

Being a white dude here is a list of all of all the ways I was discriminated against today

A Democrat is always better for Dems than any Republican. Now, our focus needs to be on winning.

Employee of Mexican music group reportedly beheaded by Gulf Cartel

Oil company says it likely cant continue to drill unless state pays tax credits

This Aleutian town has lost its entire police department

A journalist's murder underscores growing threat in Mexico

A journalist's murder underscores growing threat in Mexico

Your Stories About Indias Partition

Premera expects big cut in health insurance premiums on Alaska's individual market

"Anthem" by Kawehi

Both sides seek to drop Alaska abortion lawsuit

Prankster DMBurrows starts Local Milk People Website Sends Visitors to Statue of Lib Page

There is one thing worse than being the subject of a Mueller grand jury.

Trump advisers were blindsided by tweet nomination of Chris Wray for FBI director ..

Big Isle mayor declares state of emergency to help homeless

Increase Democratic turnout, or try to convert Trump supporters?

Protesters accuse police of excessive force after incident

2020 Presidential Primary Poll

Trump weighs slashing one of the most popular tax deductions

Venezuela's New Leaders Begin Their March Toward Total Control

It's a bad idea to recruit anti-choice Dem's also an OLD idea.

Mr. Maduro's Drive to Dictatorship

Venezuela: New assembly leader warns 'justice will come'

Trump is trying to politicize intelligence to support his Iran policy. Thats dangerous.

Hawaii insurers seek Obamacare hike

Vatican calls on Nicolas Maduro's government to suspend constitutional assembly

Obama Was Not A Muslim , Hillary Did Nothing Wrong With Benghazi....

CNMI Senate reluctantly OKs land compensation bill

Love Maxine Waters - especially love this tweet

Guam announces plans for free college

Awwww... Happy Birthday, Mr. President!!

We disrupted the U.S. Supreme Court to protest money in politics.

96th lawsuit against Archdiocese of Agana (Guam) alleges rape

GovGuam employees and retirees will pay more for FY18 health insurance

Unfortunately I predict violence in r futures .

Reno Nevada Hot August Nights Kicks Off August 8-13th

Tweet of the Day

Al Franken is on Stephen Colbert's show in about 5 minutes......

EPA chief tours Gold King Mine; Colorado officials field questions


Jim Justice

Stephen Bannon once guided a global firm that made millions helping gamers cheat

Fox News Host Sent Unsolicited Lewd Text Messages To Colleagues

Friday Night Wine-Buzz. Thank God I'm not on call anymore!...

No Pipe Dream: Cannabis Company Buys California Town

Any Word Yet?

New Report Ryan and Mcconnell took millions from Russian oligarch tied to Putin

Dean Hellers Reward for Caving to Trump on Health Care? $1 Million From Mitch McConnell.

Is there a Male Host on Faux news that hasnt harrased a women?

Stephen Miller Talks Statue of Liberty Facts (with Pauly Shore)

Bill Maher had a discussion with Ralph Reed and he missed one question

Dang it......thought they'd vote for the union......

Why did Bernie vote against Russian sanctions?

No One Turns Out to Vote in Iowa Towns Special Election

NYT - The Markets Are Up, Unemployment Is Down. How Much Credit Should Trump Get?

Grammy Award for Album of the Year - 1978

We Are Awash In Unsavory Bad Actors. How Did It Get So Bad?

Nebraska state troopers union says parts of Ricketts' report are false or 'naive'

Is there any truth to this rumor?

TCM just ran a trailer of the movie Scaramoucne

Angry and inspired: Democrats train new wave of candidates

A Chilling Theory on Trumps Nonstop Lies - Mother Jones

Sasse questions ICE after fatal Omaha crash involving man who is in U.S. illegally

Seth Meyers: Congressman Adam Schiff Breaks Down Trump's Grand Jury Problem

My Friend, Little Deb. A metaphor.

Preet Tweet


West Virginia governor blames House Democrats for party switch

Pence continues to withhold many e-mails

West Virginia Democrats lash out at Justice, party leadership

Synagogue vandalized in Colorado Springs neighborhood

(Jewish Group) Investigation finds Hillel improperly excluded from SFSU student fair

EEOC claims CSX hiring practice discriminates against women

WVDOH awards contracts to company involved in kickback scheme

Senator Capito's office vandalized with spray-painted curses

Stephen Colbert Monologue - 8/4/17

Trump halts federal effort to combat truckers' sleep disorders

Momentum's "Pulling up the ladder" video

You know I think Groper Don's rant at that rally

I know this is meant to be satire, but I can see Trump doing this....


New contract means I can consider shopping at Waitrose, admits Neymar

U.S. Senator Joe Manchin 'Excited' To Work With Trump On Tax Reform Issue

Most West Virginia Agencies Late with Audit Information

MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT GROUP: my psychiatrist retired after 38 years of practice

Trump never wanted McMaster as his National Security Adviser.

How many Democrats deserted the Party in the last election?

Norms and Cliffs in Trumps America

Dallas Attorney Admits to Role in $26 Million Fraud Conspiracy

Volkswagen Senior Manager Pleads Guilty in Connection With Conspiracy to Cheat U.S. Emissions Tests

Developer Sentenced for Defrauding Investors seeking Permanent Residency

Watch Fake Obama Quote Authentic Trump On Real Time With Bill Maher

Republican donor sues GOP for fraud over ObamaCare repeal failure

Need help: Driving from CT to Johns Hopkins univ.: 895/95 split. Which local roads are best?

2 huge Trump murals appear on West Bank barrier

Congress approves plans to build a Global War on Terror memorial

Senate approves six senior VA nominees after a congressional delay

renewed my star membership

1st official White House photo of the President's taxpayer-funded 17 day vacation, NOT PHOTOSHOPPED.

Oh, Snap!

"I don't want to lose my job to an Illegal Immigrant who can't speak English"

According to pervert expert, Fox News' Eric Bolling may never be cured

Trumps Trans Military Ban Now Policy

Trumps Trans Military Ban Now Policy

"Abortion rights" are not about abortions, and "Freedom of Choice" isn't about choosing

Good luck getting a majority of anything without women.

You can be personally opposed to abortion and fully support a woman's right to terminate a pregnancy

A blast from the near distant past (2011). . . . Please come CAPTION Michele Bachmann!!!

Venezuela Troops Take Prosecutor Office as Enemies Targeted

Pence hands over AOL emails from time as Indiana's governor

Gulf Of Mexico Dead Zone Now Largest On Record: Size Of New Jersey

Yesterday was our Presidents 56th birthday, Lookie what we Had, no not tRump

McMaster attacked for 'being controlled by Jews.'

Creator of Archie Bunker character to boycott Dolt45 Kennedy Center Honors reception

After Decades Of Toxic Leakage, Last Ship Of "Ghost Fleet" Leaves Suisun Bay For Scrapping

President Shitstain On Environment & Energy: Lie After Lie After Lie After Lie After Lie


Faux News: Would you even care if he was guilty?

Choice - My personal ethical compass dictates that

Read this Julian Assange tweet from yesterday. Make sure you're not drinking coffee or something

Once Trump owed 4 billion dollars to 70 American banks?

I am at a lost for words on this....................

Steve Bannon uses White House office to promote new book linking Democrats with Nazis

How many solicitation/wrong number calls do you get on your Cell Phone?

House Intel member: Kushner meticulous, 'not a novice'

WaPo: Republicans aren't tired of winning under Trump

Ex-Bush ethics lawyer: Use lie detectors on the White House press secretary

Trump's support from white voters without a college degree has gone from 66% to 43%

Safe. Legal. Rare. Nuf said, conversion over. nt

Joy Reid is giving a right-winger a run for his money.

'Nissan, you made us mad': union promises to fight Mississippi defeat

It's NOT about you

He's taking a 17 day vacation?

Men's Essential Role in Preventing Abortion

You are not going to let that word hurt you:

Does the 17 day vacation mean we won't be subject to the pathalogical

Richard Painter to Dershowitz: Stop the racist BS

When discussion is slow on DU... Why

U.S. military searches for three Marines in sea after aircraft ditches off Australia

Russias Kislyak: Talks With Flynn Absolutely Transparent

Muslim Miss Universe contestant rocks caftan instead of bikini

Regarding those Obama voters who allegedly voted for Trump...

Has TRump declared emergenies for states with wildfires?

Michigan's Democratic senators cave on bad judicial nominee

Trump "Democrat" trending

Vicente Fox trolls Trump again, slams his 17-day vacation: 'If you're not happy with your job, just

Surprise Fireworks:This Weeks 8 Best Classical Music Moments on YouTube.

Some Memes for Saturday

Gone fishing: Russia's Putin bares chest on Siberian lake trip

U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell endorses Doug Jones in Democratic Senate primary

In Latest Video Volley, NRA Targets The New York Times: Were Coming For You

He's named the fish Donald.

U.S. appeals court agrees to reconsider 'Making a Murderer' conviction

If we can't support Kamala Harris or democrats like

Professor, Oxford employee arrested in California over Illinois stabbing

Why Is Donald Trump Still So Horribly Witless About the World? (Robin Wright, The New Yorker)

Nebraska regulators block testimony ahead of Keystone XL hearings

What's your favorite song from 1971?

Might America actually elect another black president in 2020?

Idol magic for Trump. M-A-G-A (Japanese music group)

Koch Brothers Move to Back White Houses Tax-Cut Plan

Venezuelan president removes chief prosecutor, a leading critic, from office

Venezuelan president removes chief prosecutor, a leading critic, from office

Ivanka Trump Sells The Fail By Touting Worse Than Obama Jobs Numbers As A Great Success

US finalizes deal for new Air Force One jets once destined for Russian airliner

Trumps Border Wall Prep Trampling on Private Property Rights

The Mooch's replacement could be Stephen Miller

Watchdog: Problems in Afghanistan -Trump Considers Replacing US Forces With Private Contractors

This Trump real estate deal looks awfully like criminal tax fraud

WaPo: Mean Boys 2-Mooch Ado About Nothing

This is going to make one heckuva movie, when all is said & done. Who should be in it?

White Privilege?

Fielding anti-choice candidates isn't going to fool anyone



Mooch's replacement could be Stephen Miller ...

Wow, Jim Carrey's "eat a baby" tweet elicits visceral reaction from "former fans"

Trump planning to cash in on upcoming U.N.General Assembly

How are the tomatoes coming?

"Everyone has a right to disagree with me once." . . . Please come CAPTION Donald Trump!!!

A false binary is a choice you DON'T have to make...and these are false binaries.

An economic recession or depression has started in every republican White House the last 88 years.

Remember Eric Boiling spoke about President Obama, "chugging forties" rather then doing his job

I'm voting for the Dem. candidates because historically, the Democratic candidate means

Invisible Man: Undercover at a Greenwich Country Club. Flashback in History 8/17/1992

Tell Me Something I Don't Know

WAPO: "Theres no such thing as a Trump Democrat"

Unless you live in a red state or red district,

Scott Brown Is Having A Ball Abroad While Other Trump Allies Languish In DC

Russian influence over GOP goes back as far as Tom Delay and Jack Abramoff


NYT Article Suggests Bannon is Flagrantly Colluding with Russia

"Creepy": how do you define creepy ?

Black people arent keeping white Americans out of college. Rich people are.

The 8 Worst Presidents in U.S. History

How Con Artists Take Advantage of All of Us...Some very useful information..

Blast rocks Bloomington Islamic center

WTF is wrong with Roseanne Barr??

Trumps Trans Military Ban Now Policy-Trump is actually going ahead with discrimination!!

For once, Trump did not lie

Alex Jones Says Being Transgender Is Like "Being A Giraffe With Purple Spots"

Google's Fake News Algorithms are Taking Effect

White House corespondent and cronies: Native Indians should go back to your country"...............

Fox Host sent dick pics to coworkers

Wells Fargo Sued Again For Misbilling Car Owners And Veterans

We Crossed a Bridge and It Trembled: Voices from Syria by Wendy Pearlman

Malcolm Nance: It's a Counter-intel investigation-Will go back 20 yrs to determine $$ ties to Russia

Vicente Fox mocks Trump over vacation: 'If you're not happy with your job, just leave'

Republicans Make Moves for 2020 as Trump Doubts Grow

Joy Reid: "This a thousand times"

Study by Republican consulting firm: Trump's base is shrinking.

The Memo: GOP questions Trump's Mueller strategy

GOP buzzards are circling the hamstrung president, hoping for a corpse. they want to run in 2020

Question about the Michelle Carter texting/suicide case, for any defense lawyer who's here today

Trump still has the bully pulpit, but is facing more challenges to his authority

Change is Happening. It's Not the Change We Hoped For.

Paul Ryan: Intel leaks 'the problem of the leaker, not the journalist'

Why Has Rex Tillerson Belly-Flopped as Secretary of State?

Keystone XL survived politics but economics could kill it

Question about trump's "Raise" immigration act:

Why Is The Alt-Right Attacking H.R. McMaster?

Luckovich 'toon - Hands Full

McMaster attacks being pushed by White House alt-right aides consumed with antisemitism

Search On For Missing Marines After Aircraft Mishap Off Australia

The Dow is back at it. Boeing a major reason for the high numbers

Did you get grief growing up for using words above a 10th grade level ?

Watching Sessions' presser yesterday

Ugly History of Stephen Millers Cosmopolitan Epithet

Here's another way to look at political philosophies:

Bill Maher: What if Obama had said it?

What's your favorite song from 1499?

You can thank me later

To use an old Southern expression, Trump's a "Titty Baby"

The Wrong Stuff: NASA, Politics and the Mercury 13. Amy Shira Teitel TEDxUniversityofRochester

What's for Dinner, Sat., Aug. 5, 2017

Eric Bolling Suspended from Fox News

I keep realizing, and then forgetting, and then realizing again, and then forgetting again, that...

This anti-abortion hijacking of Black Lives Matter is cynical and offensive

Trump defends national security adviser H.R. McMaster amid calls for his firing

Potsylvania? US marijuana company aims to transform California desert town

Black people arent keeping white Americans out of college. Rich people are.

Kim Jong-un is doing bad things, so we're punishing his victims. Makes perfect sense, right?

WHo will win the 100M final at the World Champs

5 types of Trump voter

So Pence is campaigning - this should be fun

NRA issues threat to NYT

Dropped 2 pairs of winter boots off at shoe repair

What's your favorite song or songs from 1957?

Our presidential candidate in 2016 had to fight misogyny, a relentless slander attack funded by

A World First Fusion Reactor Just Created Its First Plasma

Ukraines Foe Of The Week: Glenn Greenwald

What's your favorite song or songs from 1959?

"Americas toughest sheriff" Arpaio reduced to begging for money after being found guilty

Tribe, on Dershowitz: Where ELSE would Mueller indict & try crimes occurring in D.C.?

Of the two cats, Bobby was always the asshole

What's your favorite song from 1955?

What's your favorite song from 1962?

What's your favorite song from 1937?

A bouquet of Fungi

56 Awesome Photos of Obama in Honor of His 56th Birthday

I'm on Ten Pro-Trump Facebook Groups from which I cannot seem to get banned

Comment thread for August Contest "Heat."

SAC instructor shows up to class on first day of campus carry dressed in protective gear

We've all heard of "Bretton Woods", here is a very short description of what it is

What's your favorite song or songs from 1963?

I had heard Ivanka was a model before, but I'm surprised she's still on a modeling site

White House warns 'potentially ambitious' Republicans about 2020

Can I Send a Signal Faster than Light by Pushing a Rigid Rod ? (article)

Will Trump settle for an "An unindicted co-conspirator" and call it a win.

2018,2020,and 2022 US Senate Elections-Highly Vulnerable Democratic and Republican held seats.

Injured eagle's surgery at Henry Doorly Zoo 'went very smoothly,' doctor says


What's your favorite song or songs from 1964?

If trapped on a deserted island, and had a solar powered MP3 player.......

What a Mighty Good Man

Confessions of a Reformed Cardiologists

Supporter of Mapuche protest camp disappears after being arrested in Argentina

FBI: 'Destructive device' caused blast at Bloomington Islamic center

He faked being black, got into top med school, blasts Affirmative Action (VIDEO)

IMPORTANT.... From Howard Dean

Supporter of Mapuche protest camp disappears after being arrested in Argentina

Its Americans Who Have Undermined Democracy in America not Russia

First hints Parkinson's can be stopped (BBC)

Bill Maher: What if Obama said what Trump said. A reenactment for right wingers (VIDEO)

Iceland, anyone visit Iceland?

Can anyone recommend a good brand of towels and washcloths?

Caterpillars turned into 'exploding zombies' by bug (BBC)

1m cannabis farm disguised in Darwen mill building (BBC)

Warning! Eye bleach may be needed!

What's your favorite song from 1240?

New map of Universe's dark matter (BBC)

Here's what Jimmy Carter taught me about party unity:

Pyrex Lids

I visited my home in Harnett County recently.

I Predict a Bloodbath Among ReTHUGs

Trump's saving grace....

Soft Money Is Back In Full Force

Quote of the Day

Bernstein, The greatest 5 min. in music education

Is DU changing before our very eyes?

Vacation? What vacation. Trump says he's working.

For you DU cat aficionados...

California could have two new US Senator in 2021.

Could co-ops replace ridesharing companies like Uber?

Turtleface smears Hillary.

CA speaker recall effort reflects Dem tension

Black people arent keeping white Americans out of college. Rich people are.

How do you get rid of moles in the yard?


Pence Denies 2020 Election Report

What to expect as Nebraska PSC starts hearings on Keystone XL pipeline

Trump claims New Jersey getaway is 'not a vacation'

"This is not a vacation" (instagram, oops!)

Gunfire sparked blaze that destroyed 63 homes outside Yosemite

Donald Trump has a sickening fetish for cruelty -USA Today

Federal Employees Step Up Defiance of Trump

Federal employees step up defiance of Trump

Mercosur suspends Venezuela, urges immediate transition

Illinois Declares August 4th - "Barack Obama Day" - a State Holiday

U.S. Reportedly Intercepted Russian Agent Chatter that Manafort ASKED for their Help

Trump, America's Boy King: Golf and Television Won't Make America Great Again

NYT Article Suggests Bannon is Flagrantly Colluding with Russia

Cartoon: "Teach a man to fish ..."

What makes a red rainbow? (earth

Meet Cathy Glasson: Populist Iowan Democrat Exploring A Run For Governor