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Archives: April 7, 2018

Symphony #3 Max Bruch

White House defends Trump's caravan 'rapes' remark

EPA head fights for his job in meeting with Trump

Ex-CIA officer perfectly explains why Trump's advisor shopping intel to the FBI is so sketchy

Every day for the next 2 weeks, we'll highlight one of the candidates for Governor -- and share a vi

He Says Hes an Innocent Victim. Robert Mueller Says Hes a Spy.

NYT video "I hacked an election. So can the Russians." Voting machine hack by computer science prof.

Pruitts security detail cost taxpayers millions: report

Cody gains the Western Writers of America Hall of Fame

A key Virginia GOP state senator says he is willing to break ranks and vote to expand Medicaid

Brilliant Dutch comedy sketch on American gun love: "Nonsensical Rifle Addiction" (NRA)

Manaforts lawyers want Mueller to name alleged accomplices cited in criminal indictment

South Carolina lawmaker pulls out loaded gun during constituent meeting, audience says

Mnuchin says there is some risk of a trade war with China

Dow falls 572 points as Donald Trump and China issue fresh tariff threats as trade war looms

Frontline, April 10 - Trump's Takeover. This should be good

Pruitt flew first class when on taxpayer dime but coach (+security) when he footed the bill.

Rand Paul: We need Pruitt to help drain the swamp

Warning issued against eating fish from James and New rivers

POLL Civil Rights Div workers' opinions of senior leadership have plummeted under Sessions & Trump

Any "That 70's Show" fans?

Marvin Gaye (Acapella) I heard it through the Grapevine

Mandatory Friday Mike Malloy Truthseeker thread! TGIF! Good Friday! Best of Malloy

Stuff my brother sends me part 1

stuff my brother sends me part dos

Trump Organization's Web Store Collects Sales Tax in Only Two States

What MLK would say today

The trump administration makes the Caligula administration look like the Carter administration.

Bad news: Austria seeks hijab ban for primary school students

Bath time!

If your on the West Coast tonight.

Interesting point from CNN tonight:

And a little cuddle before sleep

Deaf toddler hears her mother say "I love you" for the first time

In one way, this does compare to the Nixon scandal..

This no show worker at EPA, possible mistress?

Ajit Pai's FCC Doesn't Want You to Know About the Secret Deliberations


Kimmel and Hannity are going at each other on Twitter right now

CNN: Trump adviser played key role in pursuit of possible Clinton emails from dark web

Did anyone else hear this??

Friday Talking Points (479) -- Welcome To The Trump Trade War

No show jobs, porn stars, Russian mobsters, girls serving slave contracts, my lordy

Yep, Geraldo is a member of the Trump cult

Editorial Board WashPost: 4/6/18 Scott Pruitt is unfit to serve

So Hannity was accused of sexual harrasment?

Project runway all stars........

Sinclair boycott begins!

What Climate Change...

How is Manafort paying his lawyers??

David Axelrod commenting on Scott Pruitt on Don Lemon's CNN show:

Sean Hannity and Jimmy Kimmel

Insanity hannity going down...

RW commentator Debbie Schlussel called Hannity creepy & inappropriate, wouldn't call it harassment

Seth Meyers - Trump Traveling to Peru, Female Indiana Jones - Monologue - 4/5/18

Friday Night Wine-Buzz. Ask me anything...

Jimmy Kimmel tweet:

Let us pray

Trumps Advisers Have Tried to Teach Him How the Post Office Works but He Wont Believe It

At large! Have you seen this man?

Trump troop request creates opening for governors to say no

WI: Candidates Jump Into Senate, Assembly Special Elections

Share a funny one-liner. I'll start:

He, tRump goes before the Mueller investigation.......

NJ murder case dropped after 2 men spent 24 years in prison

Kimmel still tweeting

Natures Great Bird Migration Under Threat By You-Know-Who

Roger Stone Claims He Was Poisined With Polonium

Horrible bus/transport truck crash in northern Saskatchewan. Junior hockey

Official accused of theft to pay blackmailing dominatrix

Do You Trust This Computer? is a documentary you can watch for free on Vimeo until Sunday.

News of Facebook's secret tool to delete executive messages caps days of chaos

The Latest: UK rejects visa for poisoned spy's niece

My white clothes are turning what to my eyes looks like a vague peach-ish color.

In Event Honoring MLK, Bernie Sanders Comments on Race and Barack Obama Raise Eyebrows

A second GOP Senator in Virginia appears to back Medicaid expansion.

Federal Judge: AR-15 not protected by 2nd amendment; may be banned.

Make it so...

Homeland Security To Compile A Database Of Journalists, Bloggers And Influencers

Anyone grow bulb Royal Crown Imperial?

Teenager dies from explosion of makeshift cannon in Wyoming: report

Very likely more women than Debbie Schlussel had problems with Hannity. We may hear from them soon.

Air Force officer charged over solicitation of graphic photos

Trump and the Mexican Caravan

More Than 100,000 California Teenagers Are Now Preregistered To Vote

Anchorage, Alaska, voters reject anti-transgender bathroom bill

Is this the "typical conservative" nowadays?

Town Hall Project-who is going to one tomorrow?

Punishing America First - WSJ editorial

Pruitt at home - Sack Cartoon

DOJ dismisses Nunes demand for Trump-Russia document

Horrific tragedy strikes Canada as multiple fatalities reported in crash

Both Men Were Innocent But They Were From Mississippi

How disgusting!

MD-01: Is Andy Harris' House seat in danger of flipping?

Obituary - Efrain Rios Montt, ruthless dictator of Guatemala

Obituary - Efrain Rios Montt, ruthless dictator of Guatemala

Real Time with Bill Maher (HBO) - 4/6/18

Watched Bill Maher's show this evening!

Hamlin Pond 2009

A Friendly Reminder, GOP

Tired of being told no, Trump freezes out chief of staff

City must pay $700K in Ten Commandments case

EPA chief spent millions on security and travel

Eastern Orthodox Pascha: "Today He who Hung the Earth"/"The Wise Thief"/"The Noble Joseph"-Holy and

Power outage in San Francisco

Oil on his mind: Saudi crown prince heads to Texas

Eastern Orthodox Pascha: Jesus the Christ, Our True Pascha-The Mystery of the Eighth Day/

American Friends Service Committee Joins New Poor Peoples Campaign

Sinclair executives trying to mollify angry anchors, but it's not working

Summer's coming, know your ticks!

Who is "Patriot"? - Hannity?

"It's not a 'trade war'".

Trumps indulgence of ultra-hawks and torture apologists is turning the US into a rogue state

Of Children and Animals...

Its official: Steven Mnuchin is the greatest sycophant [bootlicker] in Cabinet history

Let's Stop Saying that Scott Pruitt is Cutting Regulations

I wake up each morning looking for a beautiful thing. This morning its the square Archimedian...

Don't Buy Trump Merchandise Made in China - They're Fake. They're Knock-offs.

Trump and Fox & Friends Share an Amazing Fantasy About 'Voter Fraud'

Bette Midler has a few greats tweets......

One of the Most Infamous Fascist Trolls on the Internet Got Doxxed By One of His Own

"I've got a soft spot for hanging."

Not again!

Shady Scott Pruitt wants a bigger job.. OK Gov, OK Senator, US Attorney Gen and eventually President

Happy National Beer Day!

MP 'heckled by Labour members' while trying to defend attendance at anti-Semitism rally

Jim Bakker excuses Trumps infidelities because King David was a womanizer

Freedom and free will

Any distraction when you are a failure. Right?

Remember when the rich paid their fair share?

Jim Carrey Art - april 5, 2018 takes on Scott Pruitt

Enuff with pro/con Bernie threads. We have to focus on November!

Rep Ted Lieu to Fucker Carlson: "Our cannabis is awesome. Come visit my district & I will show you."

Andrew McCabe Defense GoFundMe fund soars past a half a million. 554K

Trump wants to enact REX 84

Why Christians don't want to talk about religious privilege

Boston Globe parody front page from 2016: (a little too close to reality)

USS Trump

trump to Send National Guard Troops to Kansas

As Oklahoma attorney general, Pruitt made $70,000 flipping a Tulsa property under questionable circu

A resistant who is proudly showing it :-)

Signs around Capitol Hill poking fun at Scott Pruitt this morning, with little pieces of paper you c

Tioga, ND: -9F in early spring...

Just HOW Effective Will TRUMP'S WALL Be?

Japan activates first marines since WW2 to bolster defenses against China

Trump is a civil rights icon ! Put down your coffee cup if you won't ruin your keyboard :-))))

Why do all the legal "experts" on TV say that Trump should not sit down with Special Counsel?

Apparently Manafort has a pal who owns a storage locker with boxes of evidence (Now in FBI hands)

I've figured out who Dear Leader can put in charge of EPA if he fires Pruit...


Warren: There are parallels between the early years of the AIDS epidemic & the opioid crisis,

UPDATED: Texas Sends National Guard Troops to Mexico Border

BTRTN: Head-On Collusion Course... Mueller vs. Putin

BTRTN: Head-On Collusion Course... Mueller vs. Putin

DOJ to Allow Intelligence Committee Members to View FISA Applications

Intriguing evidence lists from boxes in storage locker Manafort is trying to get judge to suppress

Two fold purpose for this post..

'Homeland Security' Dept. under Trump becoming a fascist tool to suppress media opposition

Thank You, President Trump...

Vornado Has 'Handshake' to Sell Stake in NYC Tower to Kushners

A real President, how sweet and beautiful is this pic ! You're so much missed Mr. Obama :-(

Why in this Democratic Party... its so hard for there to be the unity?

US Olympic curling team throws out first pitch

Palestinian journalist killed by Israeli soldiers

Attorney for Stormy Daniels promises major announcement exposing Trump thug who threatened...

Seeing the Pope help strangers made me tear up. Later I learned why.

Geraldo Rivera on Bill Maher last night

Geraldo Rivera on Bill Maher last night

Without proof, Trump claims immigrant women are being raped at level 'nobody has ever seen before'

April 67th B-Day and the low temp is minus 1

Who wore it better?

Trump Can't Believe He Signed the Spending Bill

Bad Science of the Havana Embassy Sonic Attack

Bad Science of the Havana Embassy Sonic Attack

Trump's Trade War Crowds Out GOP Message

A neuroscientist explains what could be wrong with Trump supporters brains

MSNBC's "Headliners" Sunday night, 9 PM EDT, will be a profile of Robert Mueller

Tribalism put Scott Pruitt in power. It may not be enough to save him.

In what ways has America changed in the last year?

Voltaire, Candide - Ann Coulter can't get her quote attributions right.

MLK Jr. Last Speech, April 3, 1968, Memphis Tennessee

Hey Manafort, et al: Got some timely advice for you:

"Big girls DO cry."

How Colours Are Discovered

Vicente Fox trolls Trump with 'hands are too small' T-shirt

Cross-posting this because Senator Daniel Akaka voted against that illegal invasion of Iraq

National Socialist Movement agrees to court order prohibiting ...

The Making of 'Pillars of Creation,' One of the Most Amazing Images of Our Universe

I love the 'Dr. Evil' type photo MSNBC uses for Scott Pruitt stories

Making leaf mold.

Trump's lawyer referred a client to Stormy's former lawyer, raising new questions of collaboration

EEEEYAHOOOO!!! He's back! Our favorite flamer!

Oregon Wants to Kill More Endangered Sea Lions to Save Endangered Fish

NRA/Russia starting to make sense

Secret, direct talks underway between US and North Korea

Ana Navarro wrote a TGIF haiku for Trump yesterday:

Seven Body Organs You Can Live Without

Trump administration backs Asian-American students in Harvard admissions lawsuit

Older Adults May Grow as Many New Brain Cells as Young People

Gowdy says in activist video he's looking into Pruitt

Jack Kingston: Pruitt's $50 a night condo is "standard rent" in DC

Meet the Beetles that Harvest Fog in the Desert

"If Trump refuses subpoena, he could go directly to jail for 18mos or duration of the grand jury"

Wall Street Journal pummels Trump for 'punishing America first' with botched tariff war with China

"Our whole community is in shock" 14 dead after truck collides with bus carrying junior hockey team

Trump's enemy is not your friend: why we shouldn't defend Amazon

How Animal Rescues Like Justin Beaver Help Their Species

It's National Beer Day in the U.S. today! We're celebrating the farmers who grow hops - Did you know

Which company is the least transparent, FaceBook or Google?

DNC member resigns after domestic violence charges

"Of course he still listens to me." . . . Please come CAPTION General John Kelly, Chief of Chaff!!!

"Pendejo" is Spanish for...

Climate Change

Several dead in Germany as van ploughs into crowd in Muenster

I loves me some and a say to Joy Reid thread

Michael Avenatti big announcement coming?

Rat poison likely to blame for deadly side effects of synthetic pot in Illinois

So Sean Hannity is accusing Jimmy Kimmel of being a pervert?

John Oliver nailed moralizer Hannity last year for trying to lure a groupie backstage at 2009 rally

30+ security agents accompanied Pruitt on vacation to Disneyland and Rose Bowl; $3,000,000 in costs

Cameras in commercial vehicles.

Why Is EPA Pruitt So Concerned About His Security?.....

Homeland Security to compile database of journalists, media influencers

"One of the most annoying conversations on the internet goes something like this:"

Weekend Toon Roundup

Investigate the living hell out of the trump administration beginning next January. What a happy

Rep. Waters on MSNBC now

13 J-school deans and chairs issue letter of concern to Sinclair

Trump adviser played key role in pursuit of possible Clinton emails from dark web before election

HBO's "VICE" goes out of it's way to paint the Clinton's as the problem

I was involved in a hit and run accident a couple of nights ago.

Trump has a "freak out moment" over Fox News criticism of his non-existent big beautiful border wall

Not a matter of "If" , but "When" - Cat in the window

Littering makes me angry. You wouldn't like me when I'm angry.

"Henry, you missed the exit. Just stop and get on it"

Myrlie Evers is on

Manafort moves to suppress evidence found in storage unit

Mrs. Evers on AM Joy

FCC won't release emails on Pai's 'Harlem Shake' video

Lucid Stead

Canada crash: 14 killed in Saskatchewan junior hockey team bus crash

Ted Lieu to Trump: "Can you please do more toxic rallies & bring Pruitt with you? Thanks."

Nevada's GOP governor: Border duty not 'an appropriate use' of National Guard

Former Georgia official uses n-word while advocating for Confederate History Month

What Michael Cohen learned in law school?

IF anyone likes Opera, in particular Gaetano Donizetti Lucia di Lammermoor

"You can't build a wall if your hands are too small."

Someone at ABC apparently scared Roseanne Barr into tweeting less & deleting old tweets

Arizona shows the way : how to welcome Trump with all "due respect"

HuffPo: The Domestic conspiracy that gave Trump the election (from March, 2017)

MSNBC guest on NRAs "top dog" Paul Ryan holding closed door town hall to avoid Parkland teens

Can't build a wall, hands too small

Seth Abramson:(Breaking) Trump spoke to Putin in 2013 via speakerphone confirming his

A friendly reminder about Scott Pruitt.

Here's a nice video to warm your heart

Three dead in Germany as van ploughs into crowd in Muenster

In His Haste to Roll Back Rules, Scott Pruitt, E.P.A. Chief, Risks His Agenda.

I nominate this song for "Song of the Decade"

Homeland Security to Compile Database of Journalists, Bloggers

Four dead several injured in Munster, Germany

Man Shares Hilarious Story Of Why Hotel Banned Him For Life

Legalised cannabis could help solve America's opioid crisis, studies suggest

The Divine Paranoia of Scott Pruitt

Trump's new secret service codename...

Puffin beaks are fluorescent and we had no idea

GOP worries Blankenship surge will cost party W. Va. Senate seat

Can somebody post this picture of Trump, Felix Sater, and Russian Tevick (bayrock)

Let me pet ... don't bite ... I'm just gonna pet ... calm down ... I just want to ...stop biting me

GOP Stapleton family donated $$, CO museum removed ancestor (Denver mayor in 20s) from KKK display

flipped on MSNBC for a minute

April Fools Day may last all year if we dont wise up

ICE raids meatpacking plant in rural Tennessee; 97 immigrants arrested

Been watching the original series of The West Wing on Netflix

Bill Maher confronts Geraldo Rivera: 'You are the spin'

Adorable, cuddly turkey named Albert:

Cuddly turkey named Albert:

Deadmau5 (the DJ) playing Xbox version of PUBG in a few minutes live, at the link

Lieu: Trump shouldn't fire Pruitt because he's a 'great symbol' of corruption

Hungry going Through the Same Crap as we are!

Trumps risky gambit on trade roils markets

Who are the most accomplished Senators, now and in the past 30 years or so?

Stormy Daniels' lawyer hints at 'major announcement' on person who allegedly threatened her

Ted Lieu is my hero.

MI-GOV: Shri Thanedar almost ran as a Republican

What's Driving Trump's Attacks on Amazon? It's Personal

Trump sons' trip to Dubai costs taxpayers at least $73,000

Trump to skip White House Correspondents Dinner 2nd year in a row.....

Moron Jr tells people not to jump to conclusions about deadly crash in Germany - then does just that

Judges Death Gives Trump a Chance to Remake a Vexing Court.

Watch this puppy "help" pedal the bike

16 Years of (Radioactive) Cesium Recovery Processing at Hanford's B Plant.

Toronto Star: In Jimmy Kimmel feud, Sean Hannity makes an ass of himself

In Verona, Pizza That Is All About the Crust

"I Hear You Knocking"

In Verona, Pizza That Is All About the Crust

Rght-wing terrorist blows himself up

Duke University, Reverend William J. Barber II, Poverty, Health & Social Justice

45 Gaston

Guy Kicks Moose. Then Comes the Payback 'Never a good idea,' says Fish and Game spokesman

A great answer to the latest Twittler's nonsense

Just thought of something, you know how stupid RumP is? This person is smarter

Months Before Deadly Crash, Helicopter Pilots Warned of Safety Issues.

Black Panther Becomes Third Highest Grossing Movie Of All Time In USA

Tulsa attorneys join in support of teachers in a message to Oklahoma legislators

This is what gun fanatics do on a Saturday

New 'Infinity War' trailer shows Black Panther in his full glory.

Teen Gets Decades In Prison For Murder Of Someone Killed By A Cop

Renato Mariotti's analysis of Manafort's challenge to the locker's search warrant

Journalism school deans warn Sinclair over media bias promos

Mexico agreed to pay...MeTooMeToo :-)))


Sinclair-Owned Radio Stations Host Threatens To Sodomize Parkland Survivor With A "Hot Poker".

Quietly, Trump Officials and California Seek a Deal on Car Emissions.

Quietly, Trump Officials and California Seek a Deal on Car Emissions.

Tiger is +3. Michelson is +9

Here's tinykittens new pregnant Momma cats! They should have their kittens

Pruitt paid $50 a nite for using the condo.

Life coach Tony Robbins says women are using #MeToo to make themselves 'significant' but...

John Kelly blew up at Trump in Oval Office meeting, threatened to quit

Life coach Tony Robbins says women are using #MeToo to make themselves 'significant' but...

Name a song with "My" in the title

DEC Issues Guidance to Homeowners to Avoid Problems with Bears

Does anyone ever feel like the Obama presidency went by too fast

30 civilians killed by increased air raids in Douma (Syria)

apparently, the trumpf started over 500 successful businesses. latest delusion to

Molly Ringwald on John Hughes (New Yorker)


What a DICK...

Beto O'Rourke: "I don't "publicly" think Ted Cruz is "a giant asshole"

Abdul-Jabbar: The NFLs plan to protect America from witches

Where are more of these politicians....?

Need advice: Having VHS tapes transferred - do I ask for DVDs or USB?

Rough and Rocky Road

You cannot make this up....

Christian Nationalism seems to be the quality that causes white evangelicals to love Trump

Donald Quixote....

No End Game...

Freaking Scott Pruitt is out of his mind.

Ted Nugget says Democrats should be shot like Coyotes

New Jersey Democrats move on automatic voter registration

Teacher revolt spreading to Arkansas?

Former Boehner aide frets that tariffs will "overshadow the tremendous benefits of the Tax Cuts"

Tangerine Idi Amin tweeted a bit ago:

Iran hit by global cyber attack that left U.S. flag on screens

Walmart's Fight Hunger Campaign

Trump tariffs kill North Korea talks...

"Barbara Comstock refused her invitation (to Town Hall for Our Lives), so..."

I can give to a candidate just 2 times. When are the best times to give?


DOJ Seizes And Shuts Down (Before SESTA Has Even Been Signed)

Bill Maher Says David Hogg is 'Bullying' Laura Ingraham with Boycott

What is on Fox News that is causing Trump to tweet about the Justice Department and FBI?

Collecting Social Security and Medicare if you haven't paid taxes

Smells Like Home

Gotta mount my defense...fetch those papers Nunes...

4 Ways Using Even Legal Marijuana Makes You a Second-Class Citizen

Meditate, prayer, wish upon a star...

What ducks?

What's for Dinner, Sat., April 7, 2018

A dilemma: The simple versus the complex. GMO, Nuclear, Alt energy

87 million ++++++

You are right for once Roger, he cannot tell the truth...

Axios: Kelly threatened to quit

Texas Begins Sending National Guard Troops to Mexican Border

400,000 Virginia residents edge closer to Medicaid expansion after key Republican splits with party

Ex-Trump Aide Says Jason Miller Forcing Long Custody Battle For Revenge

Wonder Why??

New House Ratings Show The Blue Wave Growing Into A Tsunami

45+ dead and hundreds injured in chemical attack in Douma, Syria

Footage of "Rocky" movie boxing choreography found:

Hillary 2004: "Without paper, voting machines could be programmed to help GOP steal elections"

Sinclair Broadcasting has cancelled a $25K donation to the legal advocacy program of @NPPA

Fire at Trump Tower right now

Fire at Trump Tower--heavy smoke (now 3 alarms)

Bernie should kick this guy to the curb.

NRA on defense after governor exposes its role in gun crime pipeline

Madeline Albright...Will we stop Trump before its too late?

Twitter video of Trump Tower fire (it looks serious)

Fire Breaks Out at Trump Tower; Update: One dead, 4 injured

Russian billionaire Viktor Vekselberg, sanctioned today by US government, attended Trump's inaugural

Try not to laugh

Sheena Greitens Says Ex-Husband of Mistress Stalked Her

Trump reminds us of the quality of Trump-branded properties in his thanks to the FDNY.

One Christian talking about religious privilege.

Was a fire set at Trump Tower to destroy evidence?

May it prove to be a predictive metaphor

TX-SEN: Dem challenger: I dont think that Ted Cruz is an a--hole

Newsweek - Dennis Kucinich Doubts Russia. Will That Help Him Become Ohio Governor?

Tennessee Democrats field candidates for 96 out of 99 State House seats.

The Day After Tomorrow?

Dem challenger: I dont think that Ted Cruz is an a--hole

Is Mueller hunting for Russians with BAGS of cash going into the GOP?

Al Gore 2020?

City - United today

A Cat Named Pruitt

Fire breaks out at Trump Tower, blaze is out

Latest cartoons from Europe

Promise the judge you'll be nice

Poor Treatment of Local Media Comes to Head at Sanders, Lumumba Town Hall

Rachel Maddow has a new story out...