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Archives: August 7, 2017

Japanese PM stirs angst about North Korea during Hiroshima memorial

Полонез (Polonez)

Was there a third atomic bomb?

Weird things happen with a total solar eclipse.

U.S. Troops Train in Eastern Europe to Echoes of the Cold War

My understanding of "The Sopranos" ending **SPOILER ALERT**

After being told here I'm not terminal twice now, common drug stops some brain atrophy's!

Female Retired Marine With Viral Campaign Ad Hopes To Bridge Gap In Democratic Party

Betty white trolling????

How the upper middle class keeps everyone else out - PBS News Hour

Montrealers rally outside Olympic Stadium to welcome asylum seekers from U.S.

Who else here is dealing with COPD?

Phin's sign Jay Cutler to a $10M contract to run their offense.


'BY WOMEN, FOR WOMEN' Vegan cafe charges male customers 18 percent man tax and seats women first i

Bible returned (from USA) to family (in Scotland) after 151 years

Fight over right to sue nursing homes heats up

Under Trump, Coal Mining Gets New Life on U.S. Lands

Nobody cares.

Trump TV?????? Satire????

Why I Went to Auschwitz. NBA Ray Allen

How Trump's FCC aided Sinclair's expansion

A PSA about the horror of Publicity Deficit Disorder. Or PDD.

Illinois governor signs law to honor Barack Obama's birthday

High Lies - A poem originally dedicated to Condi Rice

thinking about making some homemade teas.

Lead editorial-aAZ central today: Russia probe isn't about Trump - it's about our country

Whiner-in-Chief tweets to attack "fake news," brag about phone convo we don't have transcript of

Trump's grandfather, Conway's great-grandfather & Miller's great-grandmother could not speak English

Argentina's Macri revealed to be a business partner of disgraced contractor Odebrecht since 1998

CNN:The Nineties. Terrorism hits home on now.

A younger brother of the Last Emperor of China died in 2015

Donald Trump representatives make move for Macau trademark

Consider this: Mueller vs Trump?

All of these "purity" discussions are conflating two distinct questions.

Jim Acosta-----Definitely put me down as not "reeducated."

Keystone XL foes rally in Lincoln ahead of hearings on pipeline route

Ernst Zundel has died. Ding dong........

If anyone is interested in this and wants to comment on

This comes up occasionally.. Do you have a lot of names on.."ignore list"?

How does Donald Trump win in 2020?

"Bernie isn't a Democrat"

How to Increase Illegal Immigration - WSJ Editorial

In bed windows open

Rosenstein: Trump did not direct feds to investigate Clinton

We NEED EVERYONE to Join the Democratic Party!

Things that will kill you - Dark, dark humor

Just wondering about that June 2016 meeting.....

Trump's Immigration plan and Major League Baseball

A plea for civility

If you support Trump policy you're a fan of corporate malfeasance, white supremacy, open kleptocracy

A question for history and political buffs.

Let's pretend Trump doesn't run for a second term on the Republican ticket (humor me here)

John Oliver - Golfing Trump

This petty pace

RIP Darren Daulton

Seth Abramson on Trump TV: Please read. IMPORTANT

As Portland Police Stand By, Alt-Right and Antifa Protesters Beat Each Other Bloody

Europe Swelters Under a Heat Wave Called Lucifer

Toxic waste from U.S. pot farms alarms experts

rump fox and rich

Here is a picture of Trump when the election was called for him to win

In his words and ours

Governing with abandon, despite chaos

August is a dangerous month

Michigan to face $2 billion budget squeeze in general fund

Ignored by own administration

Shout out to a Twitter bot

Michigan Capitol construction for infrastructure upgrade will last two years

Mexico agrees to pay...

Suggestions for TVrump programming

Putnam: 'No foreigners' sign in Mason home sale violates fair housing laws, state says

Asian-Americans Have A Lot To Lose If GOP Legal Immigration Bill Is Passed

Priest in embezzlement case wants $800K from frozen accounts

Why is DT so horribly witless about the world?

Border Patrol: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

TCM Schedule for Tuesday, August 8: Summer Under the Stars: Franchot Tone

Recall effort eyes Trump-loving Kalkaska Village president

TCM Schedule for Wednesday, August 9: Summer Under the Stars: Sandra Dee

Campfire, off-road bans limited new long-weekend wildfires in B.C.: officials

Lake County Sheriff Buncich heads for a rare corruption trial

Coolest cat ever:

NOAM CHOMSKY - The 5 Filters of the Mass Media Machine

Emanuel trickles out details about lawsuit against Trump's Justice Department

South Korean prosecutors seek 12 year prison term for Samsung chief

The socialist movement is getting younger and turning into a left-wing force

Australia locates missing submerged U.S. aircraft

Judge stops NIU from paying rest of ousted president's severance package

University of Chicago Medicine severs ties with Medicaid insurer IlliniCare

Prtizker adds another $7 million to his campaign

Trump hands US policy writing to shadow groups of business execs

Trump is in violation of the 14th Amendment, Section 3

'The type of propaganda you'd see in North Korea'

A Senseless Immigration Proposal (NYT)

Obamacare 'bailouts' for insurance companies

Trump pretends Bedminster golf resort is a goat farm to cheat on taxes

MUST SEE - LaDainian Tomlinson's Hall of Fame Speech

Hanford Site and living in the Tri-Cities

Trump tweeting this morning it's "hard to believe" his base is getting stronger despite "fake news"

"Don't worry about a Congress that isnt supporting legislation to get big-ticket items done."

Removal Of 168-Foot Matilija Dam, Clogged With Silt For Decades, Inches Slowly Forward

Governments Warn Visitors & Residents In 11 EU Countries As Sustained Heatwave Hits 40C (104F)

trump working hard on his tweeting....

Another coming dilemma for Congressional Republicans

Study Projects 152,000 Deaths/Year In Europe From Extreme Weather By Century's End

Red Cross Global Tally Of Dengue Fever Cases So Far In 2017 Double Last Year's Total

America's Whiniest 'Victim': Charles Blow NAILS Trump in today's NYT (MUST-READ)

Take the Generic Drug, Patients Are Told Unless Insurers Say No

2nd-Worst Fire Season On Record For British Columbia So Far, And Most Of August Still To Come

The more Trump talks about his base the more it inures to our benefit.

LBJ was the real dealmaker in the White House when he got us Medicare...

Trump: 'Base is far bigger & stronger than ever before'

Trump now tweeting attacks on Blumenthal for what he's said about collusion

The Con's state media

If Bob Mueller requested that grand jury investigation

Hey guys...remember when everyone said that Gen. Kelly would rein in Trump's tweeting?

Disgusting: Saudi airport offers maid transportation service (BBC)

Deregulation, backfire??

Deputy AG Rosenstein: Special counsel Mueller can investigate any crimes he uncovers in Russia probe

North Korea vows harsh retaliation against new U.N. sanctions

'It is just too much': Lucifer heat wave stifles parts of Europe

Another edition of "Congressman, Search & Rescue"

Trump addressed FEMA two days ago-this is what he said 🙄


The origin of Superheroes: Doctor Strange (Yes, THAT Dr. Strange)

'Keep them well': New cystic fibrosis medications move closer to a cure

Emails: SC AG coordinated w key figure in statehouse probe on letter booting special prosecutor

UK plans to strengthen online right to be forgotten

Bannon's Breitbart still in an all-out war against McMaster

It's morning....

John Kelly is not a good man

At a friendly employee town hall, Paul Ryan tells employees big lies....

When will that last tricky nail go in? 45 self destruction cartoon

Democratic Party and that commercial about scientists

Russia aims to cut dependence on US payment systems

anyone see the lovely full moon last nite . this morning?

Many Politicians Lie. But Trump Has Elevated the Art of Fabrication.

Trump's Bedminster golf course gets a NJ farmland tax break for having a herd of goats 🐐

South Carolina lawmaker to plead guilty to domestic violence

Northwestern prof accused in killing due in California court


Video shows California officer pointing gun at passenger

POTUS Shield: Trump's Dominionist Prayer Warriors and the Prophetic Order of the United States

Jordan king in rare West Bank trip seen as message to Israel

Refugee at Australian camp on Papua New Guinea found hanging

Is what Trump said true?

Twitter suspends army of fake accounts after Trump thanks propaganda bot for supporting him

Donald Trump's Bible study pastor called mothers serving in public office sinners

Trump fires off 9 tweets this morning attacking Blumenthal, media & polls. 7 days into Kelly era as

Trump hands US policy writing to shadow groups of business execs

Donald Trump Is Ruining Workplace Morale

Toxic waste from U.S. pot farms alarms experts

yesterday's bombing of Islamic Center in MM was an "act of terrorism":Trump has no tweets about it:-

Trump's border wall would slice through wildlife refuges and cut off U.S. territory in Texas

Trump, who has repeatedly claimed he doesnt watch CNN, angrily live-tweets CNN segment

Bwaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah this Con v Pious struggle has me salivating

The Ironworker challenging Paul Ryan....his name's Randy Bryce!

SIT graduate course to focus on Bernie Sanders and his 'political revolution'

Hours after Fox News suspends Eric Bolling, an accuser comes forward

New Mexico House Candidates Father at Center of Unsolved Murder Case

A laundry list of why rats in the Republican party might, eventually, jump from Trump's sinking ship

What is your favorite song from 1973?


Justice Department revives effort looking at forensic evidence

Elon Musks Tesla could soon be overtaken in the global arms race for batteries, strategist says

Monday Toon Roundup 1 - Lazy Boy

Thousands of Bernies? Progressive Groups Aim to Build a Majority From the Bottom Up

Monday Toon Roundup 2- The Rest

Blumenthal to Trump: Your 'bullying' tactics won't protect you in Russia probe

Trump attacks Sen. Richard Blumenthal, again. "Vets Against Trump" responds.

Trump renews attack on Democratic senator, calling him a Vietnam con artist on Twitter

"Shakespeare had the sonnet. I have the tweet . . . Please come CAPTION PresiDented Donald Trump!!!

Trump's Trade Pullout Roils Rural America

Trump-backed bill would not change Cuban immigrant privileges

Trump rigged the FCC to broadcast Trump TV into nearly every American home

"Fake calls" - By Tom Tomorrow

Bearded seal: Rare Arctic visitor 'on holiday' in Cork

In Earths hottest place, life has been found in pure acid

NY Times - Many Politicians Lie. But Trump Has Elevated the Art of Fabrication.

What kind of horse manure is this ?

Warren Blocks Trump's Pick for Antitrust Chief

Krugman: What's next for progressives?

US Senate Candidate Doug Jones (D) on the Issues

I helped a baby Carolina Wren.

Calling all educators....please help defend immigrant and refugee rights!

US House Republicans push for contempt charges against CFPB director (Richard Cordray)

Trump Probably Retweeted a Bot, and Hasn't Realized

North Carolina GOP leader accuses Democrats of murdering blacks in unhinged Twitter rant

Putin orders cut of 755 personnel at US missions in Russia...8 days and no comment from trump

What is wrong with the idea of focusing on policies, not people?

Surf dogs compete at World Championships in US

Another independent commission we need

Dan Pfeiffer: Trump doesn't seem like a fun guy to vacation with

Republicans Gearing Up for Third Financial Crash in 3 Tries

Anyone else familiar with and love the band Soup, from Wisconsin?

A guestion on cleaning out a Carolina Wren birdhouse:

From the prophet Emo Phillips

I wonder if Trump is going to do anything special with

Democratic campaign arm mocks GOP for 'spectacular failure' of 200-day agenda

President Obama Just Got His Very Own Holiday

Right-wing trolls trying to dupe immigrants to go to Starbucks on August 11 so ICE can deport them

My Party Is in Denial About Donald Trump - Politico

Republicans on recess hold town halls, are met with constituents angry about health care

Chief of Staff John Kelly gives up on trying to control Trumps Twitter after latest tweet-spasm

The Ironworker Challenging Paul Ryan Sees Path To Victory Through Working People

More on Stephen Miller

Car Question - we will soon be shopping....current have a 2013 Forester.

For your Monday A.M. - That is rather unusal - Curly Haired Cat

A fake Starbucks ad is trying to lure DREAMers to round them up for deportation

Thank you to all of our Purple Heart recipients.

"Why Can't The English Learn To Speak?" (re: demanding immigrants be fluent before they arrive)

"the rain in spain"--the majesty of the english language

"the war prayer" edward hermann

"the war prayer"

RIP Don Baylor

This is really a news cast, trumps is fake news

Chicken hawk piece of trash: Vets unload on Trump for attacking Dem senators military record

1997 an Eleven-Year-Old Boy Once Perfectly Shut Down Donald Trump

Republican "Equal Opportunity" - Pay No Attention to the Outcome

The President Plays Charades - The President Show Comedy Central

Beyond coal miners, America's real jobs crisis

Today 1974, White House Solarium

General Public Despise Public Workers But They Demand Their Services.

"the war prayer"-- with the iraq war newscasts overlaid--

Trump-backing tech billionaire Peter Thiel sees "50% chance this whole thing ends in disaster"

Mike Pence Considering Running for President in 1820

GOP strategist explains why Pence is destined to "Stab Trump In The Back"

BREAKING NEWS: WH Press Briefing now to consist entirely of Stephen Miller just staring silently.

In Blackwater Case, Court Rejects a Murder Conviction and Voids 3 Sentences

Inside Bernie Sanderss campaign to save Obamacare

Chief of Staff John Kelly gives up on trying to control Trumps Twitter after latest tweet-spasm: re

NRA Inciting Violence With Latest Incendiary Ads. They Are Way Way Over The Top.

Time to identify any Sinclair Broadcasting radio and tv stations in your area and hammer

DUers What do you. make of this? Mattis memorandum

CNNs Ana Navarro: More people going in and out of Trumps White House than a Las Vegas brothel

Melania Trump is the perfect autocrats wife

The American Dream Is ONLY For White Conservative Super Christians. GOP Meme.

CNNs Ana Navarro: More people going in and out of Trumps White House than a Las Vegas brothel

Don't blame Trump...

Minnesota mosque bombing fails to spark response from Trump

Breakthrough device heals organs with a single touch

Paul Krugman borrows atheist's favorite cat for the role of "Debt Ceiling Cat."

Trump tv

Quote I ran across

India media storm over 10-year-old pregnant rape victim

Dept of Agriculture censors use of "climate change"

My "WTF?" of the day, religious kook division, again.

Preview For This Week's Top 10 Conservative Idiots

Kayleigh McEnany Joins Trumps State TV

Sign in the kitchen:


You Can't Blame This Bit of Conservative Cruelty on Trump

Here's Something Trump Should Read From Abraham Lincoln....

Orrin Hatch: GOP "shot their wad on healthcare"

From a FB thread this morning

Quick. Someone needs to photoshop this with Chump on the hook

when does tRUMP ever work? I'm serious, when?

Andy Borowitz Satire

OMG! I bet the White House is being renovated into The Gold House

Man spraypaints Twitter office sidewalk with abusive tweets it refuses to delete

This post by Atrios sums up the conversation pretty well:

Bobby Sticks It to Trump

Trump has a new girlfriend?

Tropical Storm Franklin is expected to strengthen some more before its first landfall

I'm a veteran and have never understood other vets who support chicken hawk

Add 21 Club owners to list: He "has a psychological problem only a therapist can define"

Call Bianca Moebius-Clune at @USDA and tell her how you feel about climate science censorship.

De Blasio Proposes Tax on Wealthy to Fix New York Citys Crumbling Subways

Russian Bots Are Starting to Attack the Republican Party

Americas Whiniest Victim

Facebook question

So I get a call from a Marine recruiter...

Restaurant owner / supporter who thought Trump "was good for us, for the economy" facing deportation

Rex Tillerson Under Investigation for 'Wayne Tracker' Fraud

Rolling Stone: Why Trump Should be Afraid With Robert Mueller on the Case

Christian Bale to play Dick Cheney in movie

Fake news? The Russia investigation is getting very, very real

Pauly Shores impersonation of Stephen Miller

How the Trump hotel changed Washingtons culture of influence

Chicago files federal lawsuit over sanctuary cities threat

Trump fumes as presidency hits 200 days

Steve Forbes pees himself over rumored tax hikes for the rich: "Reagan would have choked"

You can now grill food with human poop instead of charcoal

Patriots veteran DT Vince Wilfork announces his retirement via a BBQ commercial

BS RW propaganda: "Liberals Class Warfare on the Working Class Keeps Trump Afloat"


I'm seriously considering letting my subscription to "The Nation" lapse.

What are the three most important Democratic ideas?

"I didn't go to Vietnam because I knew America would need me!" Please come CAPTION Donald Trump!!!

The House on Coco Road Reveals the Grenada That Reagan Never Knew

July, 2017 - Atmospheric CO2 Content 407.07 ppm; July 2016 - 404.39; July 2015 - 401.31

Indictments Friday? Edit / Correction he's retracted this story 8/8/17 a.m

Trump is losing his base and Democrats have lost the white working class, internal polling shows

Rich SF residents get a shock: Someone bought their street

In Nigeria, Barking Dogs Foiled a Boko Haram Suicide Attack on a Hospital

Trump Fatigue Cure: Which Bourbon for your Old Fashioned?

What's your favorite song from 1954?

RIP Don Baylor--MVP

White Working Class Rewarded Obstructionist GOP. What A Bunch Of Idiots.

If you go to Arbys, do *NOT* get the Loaded Italian.

Best cat litter?

I Swear Trump & Supporters Have Perceptual Horizon Of A Flea.

What's your favorite song(s) from 1953?

The average 45 voter earns $72,000 a year. Why is everyone saying they are poor?

If You Are Really Working Hard

What's your favorite song from 1922?

U.S. to relax rules protecting sage grouse, in win for oil drillers

GOP Legislators Unrepentant For ACA Repeal Vote. Even Incensed About Being Even Questioned.

Military can destroy drones over domestic U.S. bases: Pentagon

Do you qualify for U.S. immigration under RAISE Act? Take the test and find out

Blast from the past: Trump bragging about his sex life comparing it to the Vietnam War.

Check your math, central banker says: less immigration equals less growth

Anthem to pare back Obamacare offerings in Nevada and Georgia

Slow day at work. Somebody talk to me...

Venezuelan state worker becomes voice against voter coercion

Poached eels: US strikes at illegal harvests as value grows

trump has one more tweet for Senator Blumenthal....and trump is quite the asshole

The Young Turks are now running hit pieces on Mueller to help Trump

Guess who was one of the televangelists who met with Trump?

Look what happened 2 days after Humpty Dumpty sanctioned police brutality...

How many here are like me, refusing to Twitter?

What If Adults Got Excited Like Kids?

Who, in the Trump world, could you ever see running a winning campaign?

MSNBC surges as home for Trump opponents

Bad news: Nearly 100 sex abuse suits against Catholic priests rock island of Guam

Hillary Wants to Preach

Gosh, Where's Butthead Bolling Today? Just Saw The First Half Hour of The Specialists.

I don't know if Trump realizes that if the worst of one's sins are held against him/her

There I was, watching The Food Network Star...spoiler alert

WaPo: As Mueller closes in, Trump prepares his base for the worst

My kitty vs. tiny box (pics)

U.S. Interior Department rescinds coal valuation rule

The shadow of Agnew

Patience thin in Arizona

Eclipse playlist

Ugh. Alan Dershowitz on Ari

Claude Taylor Source: Grand jury in Trump Enterprise Corruption NY RICO case to indict.

Garrison Keillor on Donald Trump: We will survive this

Navarro compares administration turnover to Las Vegas brothel

Charlotte NC Editorial: Trumps lies matter, and were starting to see how

At the barbershop earlier

Historic new depths

See why Lawrence picked Ari for his sub when he was sick

Hasnt made the economy better

Allen Dershowitz

Commerce Dept tweet used to promote crazy Trump supporters Diamond and Silk

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Tuesday, 8 August 2017

'Real news' sounds like real propaganda

Camelot to Scamalot

'Apply by fax': Mar-a-Lago Club advertises at home briefly

Robertson says homosexuality will destroy America: Gays will force Christians to have sex w/animals

Trying Japanese Food and Candy Miss Meghan's Reflection Connection

Trump has to be in court Aug 14 for emoluments lawsuit. Blumenthal is the lead plaintiff

Qatar, we hardly knew ye

Did anyone see Alan Dershowitz interviewed on Ari Melber?

Lawyers sound nervous

Sanders 'litmus test' alarms Democrats

Just for Fun... White House Correspondents Dinner 5/1/2011

Trump hotel changed Washington's culture of influence

Infant mortality disparity grows in Appalachia, study finds

South Africa MPs to vote in secret on Zuma no-confidence motion

USDA office told to use 'weather extremes' instead of 'climate change'

Report: Iowa school uses full-body wraps, denies mental care

2 men charged with killing girl, 11, during rape attempt

Republicans Gearing Up for Third Financial Crash in 3 Tries

Record on press conferences breaks 64 years of precedent

An investigation that ends with no justice will be worse than a right-wing that is pissed off...

Ugh, I just had it out with my neighbor

Cops: Dentist treated patients while drunk, staff called 911

Atheists believed to be less moral, says study

Could the coming eclipse be a sign from God?

Maine man sentenced to life in prison for violent rampage

What's your favorite song from 2020?

Democrats voice frustration over US approach in Honduras

Republicans reach tipping point

Arkansas inmates take control of part of maximum security prison after stealing keys

Democrats voice frustration over US approach in Honduras

What's for Dinner, Mon., Aug. 7, 2017

Trump aide's million-dollar condo

Why Would Anyone Want To Work For A Trump Business?

It's Time to Shift the Economy into Fourth Gear Capitalism with Basic Income

Self-proclaimed 'cyber terrorist' in custody in 'sextortion' case involving minors

The Rude Pundit: Your Stupid Fight About Who's a Better Democrat Is Stupid

playground thread

Lawyers spar over relevance of questions as Nebraska PSC's Keystone XL hearings begin

Dying mothers should shock Texas into action

Bernie Sanders Tells Big Pharma: Stop Making Americans Pay Twice

WATCH: Olbermann uses Fox host Jeanine Pirro's own words to make case for Trump's impeachment

help me understand -

Today in Missouri, a cop was killed by a white male with a criminal record

It's "Hillary's a crook", "Hillary's a crook", "Hillary's a crook" all over again !!

but whatever will we tell the children????? 45 has sex with intern wasn't that the bs about 42?

New York Times fact-checks Trump's claim that it's 'failing'

Funny church signs

Would You Buy Donald Trumps $17 Million Caribbean Mansion? He just cut the price by $11 million,

By starting his own facebook news network, is Trump going to be holding half the GOP base hostage

Trump is breaking the federal government's promises to Native Americans (Tom Perez, LAT op-ed)

Eric Prince is on CNN saying mercenaries are not mercenaries

The Chinese are about to take Jarvanka to the cleaners

Canadians may pay more taxes than Americans, but here's what they get for their money

Man frees great horned owl tangled in Duchesne soccer net

Somebody needs to just rein him in: Arizona Trump voters turning on president as his agenda collap

The NRAs core message takes a turn towards culture-war zealotry

Jeff Sessions can try to stop affirmative action, but hell fail. Heres why.

Bots accounted for 1/3 pro-Trump Twitter activity during 2016 debates

Washington's top H-1B employers: Companies hire thousands as Trump considers scaling back program

Trump looks to loyal voters as support slips, agenda stalls

Portland mayor selects first African American woman to be next chief of police