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Archives: January 12, 2020

*China Syndrome on CH 26 WETA @ 10 tonight.

A billion medical images are exposed online, as doctors ignore warnings


Just look for a moment.

You've Been Conditioned for War

What city is this? ________ Saw this years ago on DU

Let me ask it a different way: who would Epstien's death protect?

49ers win. I live in Costa Rica

2020 US Senate Election Rating.

Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No. 8, 1. Andante dolce

Az. Bill bans sex ed in elementary, middle schools

Michael Bloomberg Is Open to Spending $1 Billion to Defeat Trump

U.S. Probes If Russia Is Targeting Biden in 2020 Election Meddling

Firefighter dies as Australia plans to adapt to wildfires


Incels are beginning to be considered a defined terrorism threat.

Alexa, how do I say "I used to be a very famous reality TV game show host in Farsi"?

I have been considering buying a hybrid vehicle, now look what Ohio and other states

First on CNN: More than a dozen Saudi servicemen to be expelled from US after review of December sho

Andrew Yang: This economy's rules aren't working for us; let's change them

It looks like Erik Prince has been pushing for the death of Soleimani.

Andrew Yang: This economy's rules aren't working for us; let's change them

Have ya read the bio of Trump's National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien?

Low unemployment isn't worth much if the jobs barely pay (Brookings)

So Fuckface Hannity is threatening GOP senators

Joe Biden speaks to child at campaign event in Las Vegas, NV.

My theory: Gun control advocacy is largely a way of fighting "sinful" behavior- i.e. gun ownership

Quote of the Day

Pence sinks Trump with accidental admission on stage at rally

Buddy Boeheim 3 point shot in SU game - in-friggin-credible! Bonus: his Dad's jacket lining?

What a catch, Left Cheek Smith #81

2017 Middle East Eye news story alleging 1 billion from MBS to Trump....

How To Help Animals Affected By Australia's Bushfires

CNN's Joe Lockhart Argues Media Isn't Taking Bernie Sanders Seriously: 'Hard Floor of Supporters'

Saudi servicemen to be expelled from US after review of December shooting at Air Force base

In Mexican capital, red shoes to protest killings of women

Its really ironic that Trump almost started a war claiming to defend the life of an immigrant

"Polls go up and down, but what's important to me is the kind of grassroots support that we have."

Thinking about ditching Direct Deposit

SOME THINGS JUST DONT CHANGE; or how deep the desire to rid this country of Trump can run!

Economists 'Surprised Americans Aren't Revolting' Over $8,000 Annual Tax for For-Profit Healthcare

Duque's inaction to dismantle Colombia's paramilitaries

Neil Peart

In Mexican capital, red shoes to protest killings of women


Catbyte Appreciation Thread.

WATCH: Kellyanne Conway Lies About AOC and Ilhan Omar Literally As She Praises Collins Apology for S

Brazil pushes plans for mining on tribal lands to European diplomats

Saw "Just Mercy" today

Economists: Every family basically pays $8000 'poll tax' under current US health system.

It seems like Warren and Castro are flirting with a ticket

Another Colbert winner - Donald the Big Orange Dog

LATimes: Call Trumpism what it is: a cult

OOOOPS! Family Feud moment

Why Latin America's bloody protests won't die out anytime soon

NatSec Adviser Robert O'Brien the one behind the attempted ambush of Harry Dunn's parents

Koala Bears

wanna be my neighbor?

My wife and I are watching 'On the Basis of Sex'

Clean transportation advances with hybrid-electric ferries

CWA- Major union launches campaign to organize video game and tech workers

Does anybody else get Heather Cox Richardson 'Letters From An American'.

After Three Year Investigation, DOJ Still Can't Find Any Way To Prosecute Hillary Clinton

This was just pointed out on twitter about Brand New Congress...

Just a question, in my opinion, people seem crueler, even some with liberal views, do you see it?

Video of David Sirota praising Joe Biden's SOLID progressive record!!!

San Francisco City Hall with bus and steam grates, the stock components of any gritty urban

Cleanup on aisle Lindsey: Turtle "standing up to" Pelosi on impeachment "is his finest hour"

I would love to have Hannity's job.

California Could Be 1st State To Sell Its Own Prescription Drugs

Tomorrow's LOLcats

Gov. Newsom Sending Team Of 31 Earthquake Response Experts To Puerto Rico

Riddle: What Has Two Thumbs, And WASN'T Too Chickensh!t To Testify Before Congress?

Children of Color Projected To Be Majority of U.S. Youth This Year

Bernie campaign slams Warren as candidate of the elite

'Four-Day Workweek, Six Hours Each Day' Finnish PM Proposes

Latest Episode in Juan Guaid's Venezuela Regime-Change Reality Show

How would Donald Trump run against Bernie Sanders? Here's what he said in Tampa.

West Africa is reinventing hard rock

Education in Louisiana ...............K-12

Kangaroos in Australia --fleeing to residential areas:

Kangaroos in Australian flee to residential areas:

EPA Is Promoting 'Worst of the Worst Pesticides': 69 New Products Approved, New Report

Vikings and Ravens are OUT.

London's New Artificial Trees Guzzle As Much Pollution As 275 Regular Trees

NYT: Elizabeth Warren Opens a New Front in Disability Policy

Carl Douglas - Kung Fu Fighting

Washington Post Satire

The problem of over-promising is that if a candidate runs on a campaign of sweeping changes,

My "WTF?" topic of the week.

May a non-artist friendly guest intrude for a bit? I promise this will be passing.


The Census: Last Week Tonight

The Islamic State welcomes death of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani

Pete Buttigieg's Essay Contest - WSJ op-ed

'Magic soil': a green solution to red tide

Opportunity in the Senate?

Rep. Justin Amash Blasts Trump For 'Selling' American Troops To Saudis

2020 US Senate Election Winners from Solid Democratic to Solid Republican.

The phony "LOCK HER UP!" campaign which arguably resulted in Trump's Presidency

I'd be remiss if I didn't show some Rush love on my favorite forum, but I'm not going 'popular'

To Build a Left-Wing Unionism, We Must Reckon With the AFL-CIO's Imperialist Past

I put a Spell On You

☦️Eastern Orthodox Christianity topics:

A trove of Eastern Orthodox Christianity from St. Andrew Antiochian Orthodox Church:

Again last night, this evening, and into the night I had strong distress trying to figure out

It's 2:45 am, mid January, and 64 degrees

Incoming US Senators if Democrats regain control of the US Senate in 2020.

Mexico City gold was Aztec loot Spanish abandoned as they fled in 1520, tests show

sweet memories flashing very quickly by ... reminding me and giving me a reason why

300 vultures spew corrosive vomit, poop on border agents' Texas radio tower, feds say

Titans beat the Ravens. 28-12.

2020 US Senate Election- US Senate seats Democrats will win by a landslide to narrow margin.

Wherz MO?

Former Marine Posed as Security Member for Trump's Marine One, Officials Say

Kansas: Freezing rain and wind. Yikes!

Kerry defends Biden on Iraq War, says Bush administration 'broke their word 😎

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Couch Magician Edition

Meanwhile across the pond -UK weather: warnings for gales and large waves as Storm Brendan sweeps in

Entire Alphabet Found on the Wing Patterns of Butterflies.

"... WH officials would not be returning Gaetz's phone calls, text messages, 'smoke signals or..."

US to expel a dozen Saudi trainees in wake of Florida naval base shooting

Philippines: Thousands evacuate as volcano spews ash

A man re-animated 'Sleeping Beauty' to create an unforgettable wedding proposal

The one where Donald Trump had a book bag...

This country exists on collective bargaining and compromise.

IMO, here's the problem with blaming Trump for the PS752 shoot down...

Sadly for the #MAGits, Hillary is only behind bars

What or Who will be Iran's next Target?

The latest trouble at the border: Vultures are pooping all over a CBP radio tower

Unwanted Houseguests (Trump) Beau Fifth Column

Storms sweep southern US, Midwest as death toll rises to 11

Iran protests continue today - no sign of weakening

Canadians waking up to disturbing, but false alert - Pickering (near Toronto) nuke plant issue

On back porch listening to our son jam Hendrix this morning

Iran's sole female Olympic medalist says she's defected

Fracking Sand Corp Drops Water-Guzzling Mine Plan In Kanab, UT; 1 Of 2 Employees County Commissioner

FOX News is like a shrink to the GOP.

David Attenborough Interview: "Things Are Going To Get Worse"

Tar Sands Producer Cenovus Pledges Net Zero GHG Production By 2050, Adds That It's "Aspirational"

Donald J Shitstain's War On Environmental Laws And Regulations Is Moving Right Along

"In God We Trust" Required on School Walls in Indiana?

80th Wedding Anniversary 😳

2020 US Senate Election Winners from Solid Democratic to Solid Republican.

'You have to make it fun': Jill Biden opens up about life on the campaign trail

Red alert from World Health Organization: 6,000 dead in Congo measles outbreak


''In January of 1991, one of the first votes I cast in Congress was against the war in Iraq.''

You know what I just love about MEGXIT...🙄😖

''In January of 1991, one of the first votes I cast in Congress was against the war in Iraq.''

Speaker Pelosi to consult w/ caucus and vote on *when* to send articles on Tues

From a friend in Queensland, Australia

Poll: Biden leads in N.H.

goat herd is helping Trump pay tens of thousands of $$ less in property taxes on NJ golf properties

January 12 - Happy Birthday Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D) TX-18th

Which MLB manager holds the record for most ejections?

'History has proven her right': Barbara Lee's anti-war push succeeds on Iran

Is Performing Pelvic Exams on Unconscious Women Without Informed Consent Legal?

The 2020 election: 4 threats to anticipate

That Evangelical rally tRump had in Miami was stranger than I thought.

Reward boosted to $7,500. for nailing killer of endangered wolf in California

Loebsack endorses Buttigieg

@GOP is the Party of REGULATION OF WOMEN'S BODIES--**NOT deREGULATION..........DAMN.............

Loebsack endorses Buttigieg

Hartford Courant CONNECTICUT poll: Biden 33.0%, Sanders 19.3%, Warren 17.8%, Buttigieg 11.2%,

'Evangelicals for Trump' was an awful display by supposed citizens of the Kingdom of God

Connecticut poll finds that 19.2% of Republicans surveyed said they'd vote for Biden over Trump,


Felix Mendelssohn Hebrides Overture

Please stop asking for my WiFi password

🔥 @SpeakerPelosi: Dismissing the #Impeachment case (#moscowMitch) is a #coverup...senators

Steyer: America's brand in the world is the most important protection we have.

Scotty From Marketing Admits Mistakes; Wants Royal Commission Report, Which Will Take A Year Or Two

The Ukrainian plane being shot down made me think of the scene in

The Decade's 1st Reading at the Mauna Loa CO2 Observatory, +3.45 ppm over 2019; 25.16 ppm over 2010.

***JANUARY PHOTO Contest now open for Submissions in the Photography Group***

***JANUARY PHOTO Contest Announcement in The Lounge***

Faux talking push- Dimwhit Donnie is a "Churchhill" like figure

That Trump - a real Jenius

I woke up this morning, my house was 71 inside

New Andrew Yang TV ad

Nina Turner: "Joe Biden has repeatedly let us down"

Weekend TOONs - The Gag-sden Flag

The Boondocks (2004) - The Mindless Zombie Vote

As protests restart in Iran, demonstrators refuse to trample US, Israeli flags

Biden leads among black voters for a reason

Another standing ovation for Yang

The Spirit of the Woods- World's first encyclopedia of trees

It's a lot of angry people out there.

She can relate.

Mark Esper makes it clear, Trump admin. making it up as they go.

A happy story with a depressing ending

Accidental shootings on the rise in Albuquerque

AM Joy dedicated 20+ minutes to basically saying Mayor Pete...

NM homelessness rate highest in nation.

Trumpie Jr. - nothing but class

Dozens allege abuse at N.H. youth detention center

Garbled and confused messages from this White House

How Your Vote Might Not Count in 2020.

Mama orangutan sits with nursing mother- touching, sad, and compelling at same time


Iraqi military base housing US soldiers struck by rockets, injuring four

Is incompetence rewarded? You Be The Judge..(Not about Mr. Trump,)

Fred was born on this date-

"Why would these people continue to support Trump?"

Former Ohio State fencing coach sounded alarm on abusive doctor decades ago

Tex Ritter was born this date-

B1G basketball

Jay McShann was born on this date-

Elizabeth Warren: We can clean up corruption in Washington. We just have to fight to do it.

Army veteran: Change in attitude, empathy taught me being anti-war is patriotic Opinion

"You do your job, or I'll do mine." Please come CAPTION the delicate stylings of Sean Hannity!!!!

If the US did have an actual liberal media....

Trump Is Now Just Making Stuff Up To Justify His Iran Attack

The Just right Candidate.. thought you would enjoy this

If McConnell and Repubs are successful in dismissing impeachment charges?

Bernie Breaks Through Nationally - 5 New 2020 Democratic Primary Polls - January 2020

US embassies not evacuated because 'we're not going to cut and run every time somebody threatens us'

Li Ziqi- if you have not discovered this gem of a Chinese woman....

Sanders' campaign: Warren only appeals to 'affluent'

Two States. Eight Textbooks. Two American Stories.

Bloomberg touts appeal to moderate Republicans

Trump high-fives Rudy's suggestion that Justice Roberts should dismiss the impeachment trial

(from 2017) Donald Trump's Worst Deal (Azerbaijan hotel assoc. w/ IRGC)

A 1.5-million-acre "megafire" is threatening Australia.

The Made-up Crisis Behind The State Takeover Of Houston's Public Schools

Biden is the Democrats' 'only hope' to defeat Trump

Rand Paul calls out Trump: Why are we always the patsies sending our kids there?

Rand Paul calls out Trump: Why are we always the patsies sending our kids there?

Philippines warns of 'explosive eruption' after Taal Volcano spews ash near Manila

Pelosi should send a note along with the articles to Moscow Mitch.

Pelosi Denies 'Second Thoughts' On Holding Onto Impeachment Articles

Facebook Link LIVE: Sen.Sanders (1-1:35PM ET) The People's Caucus Presidential Forum

HRC: "I couldn't be more grateful to everyone that stuck with us"

What Fiction are you reading this week, January 12, 2020?

A Broadening Definition in Fast Nuclear Reactor Design: A New Meaning for the Abbreviation "LMFR."

Bernie campaign slams Warren as candidate of the elite

Why should the Democrats take part in a rigged trial?

Re the confusion over the last Ipsos/Reuters poll:

VP picks

Where's the ice? Ice rinks and frozen lake activities on hold.

Kerry: Sanders is 'distorting' Biden's record over vote for Iraq war

"Why should I have the stigma of Impeachment attached to my name when I did NOTHING wrong?"

Buttigieg Is Endorsed by Iowa Congressman

Makes you wanna never buy a NY Times.. AGAIN!

Local New Hampshire Union Backs Bernie Sanders, Bucking National Affiliate

Trump Aide 'Concerned' Russia May Be Trying to Undermine Biden

Local New Hampshire Union Backs Bernie Sanders, Bucking National Affiliate

Does The World Want Huge Corporations To Run Their Governments Like They Do Ours?

SE AZ water harvesting workshop Jan 18

Trump Insider: Melania Truly Believes She's the 'Most Bullied Person in the World'

Ghouliani is such an ass

New South Wales government has started doing food-drops, carrots and sweet potato for rock wallabies

Trump's homeless czar went undercover in Fresno. Now he's making plans for California

Trump's false claim about Buttigieg's faith

Ukraine knew Flight 752 had been shot down, but it was careful not to antagonize Iran

Joe Biden in 2003: "It was the right vote then, and it would be a correct vote today"

LIVE: Twitch.TV Link: HUMAN LIVES OVER FOSSIL FUEL PROFITS: Climate Rally in Iowa City

This farmer had a million-dollar hemp crop -- until South Carolina bulldozed it

Fox News Is Now a Threat to National Security

🔥 HUMAN LIVES OVER FOSSIL FUEL PROFITS: 🌎 Climate Rally in Iowa City 🌅

Against all evidence, debunked Ukraine theory endures

Would Jesus Support Sanctions That Restrict Food And Medicine From Iranians?

Bloomberg's comment about spending a billion to defeat T: another way to use part of it

Making Art Helps Your Brain & Is Good For Your Health, No Matter Your Skill Level

Four wounded in attack on Iraqi military base that houses U.S. forces

Defense chief "didn't see" specific evidence of Iranian threat to embassies

Small local suppliers flying blind through 737 Max crisis

Policy fights, political tension loom for state lawmakers

Defense Secretary 'Didn't See' Evidence for Attack

Editorial: 10 minutes on census a benefit to entire state

Question on final season of "Man in the High Castle" (possible spoiler alert?)

''It means you're going to lose.''

So a school friend asked me to paint something that reminds me of her, so I chose

Commentary: Local governments can't opt out of state gun laws

I see that Harvey Weinstein has decided to use a

Trump Brags About Serving Up American Troops to Saudi Arabia for Nothing More Than Cash

NASA Detects 5 Asteroids Approaching Earth This Weekend

WSU warns returning students to not wait until last minute due to snow storms

Amash: Trump claim about US embassy threats 'seems to be totally made up'

Trump Posts Tweet in Farsi to Iranian Protestors, Claims 'I've Stood With You Since The Beginning'

My interview is tomorrow, wish me luck

Cartoons 1/12/2020

Bernie Supporters Drag CNN for 'No Clear Leader' Headline on Poll With Sanders Clearly in Lead

The Democracy Rebellion

S. Korean conservatives more fragmented than ever

Elizabeth Warren 'disappointed' by Bernie Sanders volunteers' attacks

I think there are too many people at DU trying to go back and cherry pick

OK, so most everyone with an IQ higher than a philodendron by now KNOWS that Trump did not

The school bus driver standard for SHITLER's impeachment trial -

Bank robber dubbed 'Bad Wig Bandit' sought in Charlotte

''It means you're going to lose. ''

2020 US Senate Election- US Senate seats Democrats are likely to win to regain control in 2020.

Prayer for all from an Orthodox ☦ Christian who stumbles and falls down daily.

Thousands flee as volcano erupts in the Philippines, Manila airport closed

Browns hire Minnesota OC Kevin Stefanski as new head coach

A NEW "many believe" tweet from Trump on impeachment dismissal, which OF COURSE means it's TRUE

I think Prince Harry never got over the way his mother was mistreated

Today the Sanders campaign attacked Biden on busing. But Sanders opposed busing too.

Seth Abramson: A Trump-UAE scandal is staring us in the face, and it involves the 2020 election

New Req'd Minimum Distr RMD from IRA age is 72 years old, not 70 and a half.

2020 US Senate Election- US Senate seats Democrats have a chance to win to regain control in 2020.

Defense Secretary Esper says he "believes" Iranians were targeting four US embassies

Pelosi Nails Trump For 'Projection': 'When He Calls Somebody Crazy, He Knows That He Is'

Iraqi journalists fear for lives after Basra reporters killed

If Trump Wins, Brace Yourself for Don Jr. In 2024

What's for Dinner, Sun., Jan. 12, 2020

My Heart Goes Boom

The Bernie Blackout Continues

Trump administration, Congress at odds over 'imminent' Iranian threat

Creating & Making Art Helps Your Brain, Good For Your Health, No Matter Your Skill Level

Ten years ago today at 4.53pm, there was a massive earthquake

Is Jim Cramer correct that the leading Democratic candidates have given up on universal healthcare?

☮️ Al was a selfless advocate for justice and we were lucky to know him. 🌸

Cornel West to Activists, Immigrants: Let's Dump The Democratic Party (2017)

Connecticut Democrats have a good chance of flipping a legislative seat this Tuesday/

Wow. From 24-0 Houston, 3-1/2 minutes ago

Vermont's Black Leaders: We Were 'Invisible' to Bernie Sanders

Beto O'Rourke Lays Out A Path To Win The Texas House

Phone Bank NOW FROM ANYWHERE for Eliz to Flip TX HD 28!

STOCK MARKET WATCH - Monday, 13 January 2020

Have you ever had "Noodle Bowel"?

Healthgrades: What Are the Odds of Having a Second Heart Attack?

The Gates of Hell: Auschwitz Liberation 75 Years Ago, Jan. 27, 1945

Nina Turner: Joe Biden "Personification of Change"

White House says Trump will issue new rules to expand 'constitutional prayer' in public schools

Beatles marionettes - very cool!

Our Shah Killed 20,000 Iranians I Have Read - His Death Squads Were Trained By Us

2020 US Presidential and Senate Election- Democrats guide to regain control of both in 2020.

2020 US Senate Election- Democrats guide to a majority

Raining down on all of us ... Mama Nature says "No Escape"

I really, really like her! AOC on the Daily Show

"It's a futile system that penalizes the poorest residents of the poorest state in the country"

Horrifying reason why Iran didn't ground commercial flights:

NBC News: Prominent New Hampshire union backing Bernie Sanders

Esper says he "didn't see" specific evidence of Iranian threats to 4 embassies

4 year old bald eagle visits Decorah North Nest

A "lid" for the day.

Local New Hampshire Union Backs Bernie Sanders, Bucking National Affiliate

HBO's Watchmen Earns Multiple NAACP Image Awards Nominations

World War II bomb defused in Germany after mass evacuation

Moms of all species get worried when their kids are in trouble

Ocasio-Cortez creates PAC to push back on the Democratic Party's 'blacklisting' rule

Just as I figured the Freepers would do after the "Uranium One Investigation" debacle...

Warren slams Bloomberg over refusal to release women from nondisclosure agreements

WTF? It's back!

The moment this man reunites with his lost dog

Joe Biden is the nicest person in this race right now.

Bill Greider (RIP 12/26/2019) advice for political journalists in 2013

Watch this guy give his sweet rescue pittie a bath 😍

Much will depend on the preparation of the House Managers.

This guy swam with an anaconda to show how friendly they are

I was in great shape and good health until the day I ended up in the Cardiac Unit from AFIB.

Former CNN anchor, Soledad O'Brien, compares Bernie's lack of accountability to that of current Pres

This is what happens when your dog steals your GoPro 🤣

You can't get much more relaxed than this

Killing of Soleimani reflects an aggressive national security team not inclined to curb Trump

Did someone say treat?!

Packers vs Seahawks!

Troy Aikman

Cold Storage

Elizabeth Warren Says Bernie Sanders Sent Volunteers 'Out to Trash Me'



who would take a gun to a basketball game

I heard from a friend in Mollymook, NSW, Australia today.