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Private Documents Reveal What Wall Street Really Thinks About Elizabeth Warren

Draft of McConnell's rules for trial still allows motion to dismiss

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*Dr. Strangelove TONIGHT, 8:00 PM ON MPT 22

tRump is a shitty POTUS. Were it anyone else, pols would be looking for an excuse to get rid of him

U.S. Space Force unveils .... wait for it ... official camouflage uniforms!!

AP: 100 pages of texts betw. Parnas and Nunes aide Harvey released

House Impeachment Managers File Crushing Brief Arguing For Trump's Conviction

National Archives: 'We made a mistake' altering Trump photos

Ted Kennedy and Joe Biden have the same rating on Social Security.

This Parnas guy keeps showing up everywhere.

National Security Official Put on Leave

Maya Wiley Shreds Dershowitz's Assertion That Abuse Of Power Isn't Impeachable

Donald Trump Meets William S. Lind

Sanders campaign knocks Biden on Social Security track record

Space Force has a slogan now. Don't click with beverage in your mouth.

Blast from the past: Martha McSally calls for more... wait for it... "civility"

Rand Paul SLAMMED.

Will there be a


audio of Trump sharing the details of military strike at fundraiser

who else likes watching those reactions to songs youtube videos

Biden charges Sanders camp 'doctored video' to attack him

Who should play Nancy Pelosi in the movie of her masterful accomplishment, getting Trump impeached?

Trump Is a Remorseless Advocate of Crimes Against Humanity

Julian Castro walks a precinct with Eliz Markowitz

Barr's DOJ defies Court order on Kushner's notes

Sanders Tweet on Trumps Statement

If Dershowitz is right about abuse of power not being bad, we should say to the UK "didn't mean it"

'It's Not the Economy Anymore, Stupid' WSJ

gouging high taxes and red tape strangle legal marijuana in California...

@TulsiGabbard challenged to a push-up contest at a Manchester Town Hall (video)

I'm a person that doesn't currently own a gun.

Using an Engineered Nanomaterial and Sunlight to Decontaminate Pesticide-Polluted Water

Trump Legal Team Denies Impeachment Charges in First Official Response

So has DeSantis or any one that got money from Parnas commented on the cash their campaign received?

Des Moines Register is carrying the story about BS campaign's lie. Will he get their endorsement?

Virginia House Republican leader to hate groups: 'You are not welcome here'

Bernie Sanders now first in polls post debate


Space Force: the TV Show....

Dershowitz says he's not taking money for work on Trump legal team

Remove Trump protesters are starting to fill Union Station in DC

National Security Official Put on Leave

The Simpsons called Trump era decades ago

Artist accuses Aaron Carter of stealing his work to promote merchandise

(Jewish Group) Holocaust survivors will soon be gone. Now it's up to us to speak out against hate.

Capt. "Sully" Sullenberger pens op-ed in defense of Biden: 'I stuttered once, too. I dare you to moc

Navy Aircraft Carrier to Be Named for Black Pearl Harbor Veteran

What dirt does Giuliani have on corrupt Trump?

538: The first poll results are in, and they're pretty weird.

(Jewish Group) Why Anti-Semitism Is on the Rise in the United States

Murkowski wants to hear case before deciding on witnesses

Tennessee governor wants to amend day that honors KKK leader

Elizabeth Warren wants Rick Perry to give up Energy Transfer board seat

Giuliani's Tangled Role With Trump Skirts Conflicts, Tests Laws

Mike Bloomberg ads all over Facebook today. This is the first time I have noticed it. Nt


Sanders and Warren Try to Tone Down Rift. Some of Their Supporters Seem Less Willing.

Out of Deep-Sea Mud, a Strange Blob May Hold Secrets to the Origins of Complex Life

Joe wishes Michelle Obama a Happy Birthday

Tow truck driver having a bad day today.

Amazing Images: The Best Science Photos of the Week

The branch manager and assistant to the branch manager

The Black Hole at the Center of the Galaxy Is Forging a Strange New Kind of Star

This look would work 100% of the time

Trump misquotes Pelosi, via beloved Fox screech owl Pirro, to suit his impeachment defense agenda.

Every dog should be treated like this

American Impeachment 2020

Bill Barr Should Arrest Himself

This little nugget climbing a ramp for the first time 😭 😭

Seth Abramson is working on a Lev Parnas picture party thread, right now.

I stand with @RevDrBarber and @UniteThePoor in calling for a national forum on poverty.

Greta and George - short video worth the watch

Discovery of unused disaster supplies angers Puerto Rico

Trump Mocks Proposal to Build NY Sea Wall to Prevent Flood Damage: 'Get Your Mops & Buckets Ready!'

The AR-15 a Portsmouth councilman wore to a meeting this week stunned two of his peers.

Cows Have Unique Moos That They Use To Express Their Feelings, Study Finds


Draft of McConnell's rules for trial still allows motion to dismiss

Are any of the people

Nine economic charts comparing Trump, Obama and Bush presidencies.

Democrats guide to regaining control of the US Presidency and US Senate in 2020.

'Why Are They Doing This to Me?' Trump Asks Friends at Mar-a-Lago, While Legal Team Officially Denie

Religious gathering with Kanye West to fill up Sun Devil Stadium

Gustav Klimt's 'Portrait of A Lady' Found In Wall In Italy Confirmed As Stolen Artwork

tRump is not a mere bully, he is a sadist.

Research documentary by Danish filmmaker Mads Brugger, Cold Case Hammarskjld

Cottage Grove church to usher out gray-haired members in effort to attract more young parishioners

Sanders runs into resistance as he looks beyond Warren dispute

Little did we know that Sherman T. Potter of MASH served with future trump voters

My Response to the GOP's Response ...

Could someone put our photo contest threads together please?

Under criticism, Buttigieg changes plans and will attend King Day event in South Carolina

Democratic national convention organizers aim to make their exclusive party 'intentionally inclusive

Let It Be

FL: Swing Left targets 20 state legislative seats for 2020 cycle

Which candidate agrees with you the most?

US Senate seats up for re-election in 2020 that are safe&vulnerable due to Senators approval rating.

Many Minnesota Democrats skipping the primary campaigns to prepare for general election

Comments please on the new Jared Kushner TIME Magazine cover.

Mississippi Governor Says There Will Be '1000 Years Of Darkness' If State Elects First Black Senator

Virginia's top House Republican warns 'white supremacist garbage' to stay away from gun rally

Alan Dershowitz Tries To Silence Yale Psychiatrist Who Has Criticized Trump

Video r/t Lev Parnas on AM Joy YouTube Excerpt

Is Moscow Mitch going to let the impeachment hearing be televised?

IA-SEN: Ernst is the third most unpopular senator in country

Trump's top Russia expert was placed on administrative leave -- and escorted from the White House:

Vox: Sanders supporters are annoying & antagonistic, so let him win, & Dems will magically get along

'This Is Why No One Trusts the Media':

bette tweets about pelosi

Republicans Need To Announce Prince Harry As A Witness For Trump's Impeachment Trial!

Look at this mess in Georgia election HQ

Hunger Striker nears death in ICE custody

I read the managers report to the Senate, and then I read Trumps lawyers report.

Has Reaganomics Turned America Into a "Sh*thole" Country?

jeff tiedrich tweets about bees in trump's head

DOJ Defies Court Order to Produce Memos and Notes From Jared Kushner's Mueller Interview

Will the impeachment trial last beyond the scheduled date of the State of the Union Address?

Democrats stop betting on a Biden implosion

Biden wanted to freeze the federal budget. That equates to cutting SS and Medicare benefits.

The Sanders Attack Biden cant ignore

Trump's Defense Team Calls Impeachment Charges 'Brazen' as Democrats Make Legal Case

There must be GOP politicians who care about the U.S., and are smart enough to see what's going on.

You Changed My Way Of Living

2020 California election preview: Propositions galore


Heather Cox Richardson - January 18, 2020 - Letters From An American

Peru's Pachacamac Idol Analyzed

Peru's Pachacamac Idol Analyzed

A Quick One

☦Orthodox Christianity: Prayer Rope/About the Jesus Prayer and Prayer Chants

never mind

US Senate seats that went from Democratic to Republican in 2014 due to retirement.

I'm doing research for a book I am writing. How many times a day do you poop?

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

Des'ree: 'You Gotta Be'

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Gone Too Far Edition

Google Search displays icons now on results pages

Needless to say, I'm a dog person...

Belgian neurologist wins 1m prize for work on serious brain trauma

Gov. Lynch to stump for Biden in Jackson on Jan. 31 ...😎🎨🦩

Breakfast Sunday 19 January 2020

Companies burned by Big Tech plead for Congress to regulate Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google

39 Years Ago Today; The Carter Admin signs Algiers Accords, freeing the 52 Iran hostages

Snow in Newfoundland

Senator Murkowski, you up?

The Elephant(s) in the Room...

Report: Tom Brady 'embarrassed' by salary, plans to move out of New England

What I really really want someone to tell me is

20 years of selfies in one clip - see man age before your eyes

Daniel Patrick Moynihan: A Senator Who Will Be Sorely Missed at Trump's Impeachment Trial

Frum (on Trump's election map): If land can vote, so can skyscrapers!

i found a pic of moscow mitch without his shell...


Thousands-strong Hong Kong protest cut short by clashes

Why I think Alan Dershowitz is a contrarian.

Wait for it....

Jack Schlossberg (JFK's grandson) takes Pence to the woodshed for his use of "Profile(s) in Courage"

Heads up: Brand new "Curb" episodes start tonight!

I'm buying a new computer, but I need advice.

Stayin' Alive

Iowa Postal Union endorses Sanders

Facebook removes pages reported to have coordinated posts defending Robert Hyde

Mnaufacturing Consent and Bernie Sanders

My fears for what happens in the next few weeks?

The Truth About the Trump "Booming Economy" -by JOSEPH E. STIGLITZ

😀🇺🇸🍿☀️❗️What's Your Favorite Popcorn?

Fred Guttenberg: Sanders revisits others' past decisions, so it's time for him to deal with his

The United States of America is at a crossroads.

Are cows better represented in the Senate than people?

Iran says it is preparing for satellite launch

Robert Hyde's Ukraine antics may get his bail revoked from something interesting he did last year

Trump's troll presidency takes another pointlessly cruel action

Gonna be cold!!

Dog Chained His Whole Life Is Finally Free

"Rod Rosenstein is high AF"

Bennet die-hards drawn to awkward, unusual New Hampshire campaign

Sanders was an elector for a 1980 presidential candidate who said US soldiers should shoot officers

A question for the ages...

Bright Sun Lover here.

You raised $185.20 on January 18, 2020 ActBlue POTUS donation links

If Interested, Link to SpaceX Live Crew Dragon Launch Escape Demonstration

Sanders, Warren battle for progressive endorsements

FOR SALE: Vintage yogurt container.

January 19 - Happy Birthday Governor J.B. Pritzker (D) IL

House Managers: "Overwhelming Evidence"

January 19 - Happy Birthday Pete Buttigieg (D) (No longer mayor of) South Bend

So, I'm about half-way thru "JoJo Rabbit"...

January 19 - Happy Birthday Rep. Mikie Sherrill (D) NJ-11th

"Why are they doing this to me?" Trump said repeatedly 😢😱

Hungary commemorates 1945 liberation of Budapest ghetto

What's more important? People or screens?

Anytime is time to hear k.d.Lang sing...

Hold it! How is THIS GUY not on Trump's "as seen on TV" legal team?

I'm not used to being undecided at this point in a presidential primary, but here I am.

How many polls include non-likely voters?

It is with great sadness that I offer my pet for sale to a good home.

2020 Kentucky Derby Trail - 2020 Lecomte Stakes

Who breaks a tie on the witnesses vote?

SpaceX Dragon Capsule Abort test successful!

Montana's Open Congressional Seat Is Ready For Progressive Dem Tom Winter

Wanted: Companion to watch youtube spelling bee videos with.

A trickle down, sugar high, deregulated, debt based economy.

As privileged old men desperately want to tell Greta to do one at Davos cause profit and power...

"I once had sexual feelings. I nipped them in the bud. Still hurts." Come CAPTION Kenneth Starr!!!

QAnon meetup in Richmond this weekend (they look like you probably thought they would)

The First Post-Debate Polls Are In! And They're ... Pretty Weird 😎🎨🦩

Rupert Murdoch The Most Evil Human In History

If Trump is not convicted, how long will it take for Ukraine to announce a Biden investigation?

Dreaming pets:

Fugelsang meets Lou Costello

Sanders has lead in California, up 10 points since the November survey.

House Impeachment Manager Rips A Giant Hole In Trump's Defense

Why I'm glad that Minnesota has switched to primaries for presidential races.

Even C-Span Is Piqued: Senate Puts Limits on Trial Coverage

Recommendations for pet steps?

Planned Parenthood pumping $45 million into 2020 elections in its largest voting push ever

Recent democratic winners were less than 60 years old

Why Bernie Sanders Is Electable, Too Against Trump.

Couple together for nearly 65 years die on the same day

Dutch Trump fan says messages about U.S. ambassador's movements were sent in jest

On Meet the Press, Hugh Hewett announced that he is voting for sanders

Interesting Stat from the NYT sports/baseball section today.

If it looks like an elephant it trumps for the distortion of democracy. Heh.

Janis Joplin was born on this date-

Schiff says on ABC the National Security Agency is starting to "withhold documents" on Ukraine...

The church of magats

If Trump is not convicted and it is seen as a cover up. Will that set off an historic blue wave?

If you see a GOP Trump supporter encouraging other MAGAts to vote for Sanders in our primary,

2020 US Senate Election- What will be the Democrats 50th and 51st seat?


Not all white women voted for trump.

LA Times' Virginia Heffernan: Trying to sort this out...

Of course, it is...

The fact that a politician on our side is addressing this is huge to me

Mistake by PolitiFact Regarding a Sanders Campaign Statement

Little people going about their lives -

I read Trump is regretting getting involved in the vaping problem.

Elizabeth Warren brings boundless energy, 'I can fix it' attitude to presidential race

"Club San Diego" rebrands focusing on fun, safety and well-being

Trump would love to run against the weakest Democratic candidate.

2020 OK US Senate Election- Inhofe-R vs Henry-D? or Henry-D vs Generic R?

First U.S. Space Force Field Training Exercise in Realistic Outer Space Conditions

Reporters will have limited access to Senators at the trial.

Rep. Jayapal, a leading liberal, endorses Sanders for president

Rep. Jayapal, a leading liberal, endorses Sanders for president

Press Watch: Why is MSM so gentle with Joe Biden?

Rep. Adam Schiff Shreds McConnell's 'Mockery' Of An Impeachment Trial With No Witnesses

Trump administration paves the way to boost US firearms exports

TCM Schedule for Tuesday, January 21: Star of the Month: Patricia Neal

This morning's Washington Journal ...Thedore Johnson....."Black Voters and Campaign 2020"

Trump and Moscow Mitch are building a new wall.

Sen. Richard Shelby Excuses Trump's Criminal Acts As 'Political Statements'

Please write your initials with the Red Marker...

If Democrats regain control of the US Senate in 2020, Which US Senate seats will put them there?

Republican High Hewitt's plan to vote for Sanders confirms my greatest fear

Sen. Richard Shelby Excuses Trump's Criminal Acts As 'Political Statements'

Rotherham, UK Child Sex Abuse Update: Police, Social Workers Failed To Protect 1,400 Youth From Harm

Hugh Hewitt Gets Online Beatdown Over 'Chaos Vote' Threat: 'He Should Have His Ass Whipped'


birthday present: a VERY positive review of Pete's Jan 15 debate performance

Original Space Force camo design:

What Fiction are you reading this week, January 19, 2020?

The president's base seems to think destroying our democracy is funny, entertaining.

Georgetown law professor debunks Dersh's claim that abuse of power isn't impeachable

Sanders and Sirota

This is an interesting turn of events!

Dersh on Nixon: "I'm not happy seeing Nixon's gang being tried by blacks and liberals in DC"

The Historic blue wave might not be enough

Richard Shelby

Mike Bloomberg, at site of racial massacre, vows aid for African Americans

Democrats will present the facts.

JFK's grandson slams Pence's interpretation of 'Profiles in Courage'

If the Democrats get witnesses or documents...?

Arizona one of seven state legislatures Democrats target for takeover

My drawing of Martin Luther King Jr in honor of his birthday

If Joe Biden Were Not Running, I Would Vote for Elizabeth Warren

TCM Schedule for Wednesday, January 22: TCM Spotlight: The Roaring '20s

Ran into a Warren staffer at a Starbucks in Elkhart, Indiana

Schiff Warns Intel Agencies Bullied Into Silence: 'Their Job Is To Speak Truth To Power'

Iowa Democratic Caucus:

Violence escalates in Beirut as anti-government anger rises

VERMONT: Early voting period opens ahead of 2020 presidential primary

Tried Marco's Pizza last night ...

George Conway: Why Trump had to hire this legal odd couple (hint: because he doesn't pay his bills)

Bernie Sanders - 2020 Candidate Forum at NHPR 1-19-20

New Iowa Poll....

Bernie Sanders - 2020 Candidate Forum at NHPR 1-19-20


John Nichols: Why Mark Pocan endorsed Bernie Sanders

Puerto Rico's emergency director fired after discovery of warehouse full of hurricane supplies

Katie Hill's brother passed away


McConnell says he hopes to work with Democratic President

Okla. senators want MAGA license plates -- which might violate federal campaign finance rules

For Any Minnesota Republicans Reading This Forum:

Don't underestimate Joe Biden. He knows what America needs and how to get it done.

It's a great day to get out the vote! the DU photo contest.

Mark your calendars!

Please let the ACLU know that Impeachment Trial Censorship Is What The ACLU is born to fight.

White House national security official on leave pending investigation

AMJOY had Congresswoman Terri Sewell on this morning

2 GOP state senators in OK want 'Keep America Great' on license plates

I'm proud of my state, Vermont, for leading the nation

Amtrak Asks 2 People With Wheelchairs To Pay 25K For Ride From Chicago To Bloomington, IL, 1-Way

John Cusack goes full Sarandon.

Is that Lev?

Rep Jayapal endorses Sanders

Schiff accuses NSA, CIA of withholding documents on Ukraine

Is it possible to duplicate "do not duplicate" keys?

Amtrak Asks 2 People With Wheelchairs To Pay 25K For Ride From Chicago To Bloomington, IL, 1-Way

I made my pitch on the phone to my son in NY for Elizabeth!

How Andrew Yang wants to fix the US economy

Reservations brace for winter storms amid slow recovery

Silence the Press

Fighting every month with insurance over $.37 prescription

Watch: Elizabeth Warren calls two of her Minnesota supporters

Wittes calls out the trollbots on Twitter:

The Senate trial will shape the president's legacy and also that of his Republican Party

Saw Two Golden Turkey's Yesterday.

Out of sight, illegal marinas grow into hazard on Snohomish

No more 'black boxes' in patrol cars, new sheriff says

Editorial: Cutting carbon emissions up to lawmakers -- and us

Democrats will do their job and inform the American people.

LSU one of the most deserving national champs ever?

Richard Shelby's (R-AL) BOLD Trump impeachment defense: "He's human, and things happen"

Commentary: Continuing King's final campaign against poverty

Tweet of the Day

Susan Collins is now rejecting new evidence in Trump's trial after saying she'd welcome it

JFK's grandson calls Pence op-ed a 'total perversion' of Kennedy's legacy

Call me crazy...

Calling Hunter Biden to testify?

Black Democrats Hold Sway in SC Presidential Primary...😎🏝🎨

Graham calls for swift end to impeachment trial, warns Dems against calling witnesses

Cartoons 1/19/2020

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

Cornyn disputes GAO report on withholding of Ukraine aid: It's 'certainly not a crime'

Rage-filled Trump has crippled his presidency b/c he can't let go of a grudge no matter how small

Trump: It Doesn't Matter If I Lie to You

Active shooter in Hawaii. Two officers shot, and killed. Fire. CNN

2020 US Senate Election- Democratic Nominee in all US Senate seats up in 2020.

Amy Klobuchar speaks with Democrats Abroad - Jan 22

Chuck Todd to GOP hack: Congress is part of the government too!

China trade deal: Fareed Zakaria: Trump decided to fold on this

The Republican Party Unified.

'Why Are They Doing This to Me?' Trump Asks Friends at Mar-a-Lago, "can't understand why" impeachme

Wow... One more thing for Trump to be insecure about...

Based on this forum, it seems like no Dem can win.

Is KS Governor Laura Kelly Senate material?

Asked if being a woman affects her chances of winning, Sanders says "nobody is perfect"

"Flood the zone with shit": How misinformation overwhelmed our democracy

When tRUMP loses in NOV. He will use his remaining time to do some UGLY shit!

What if the Senate impeaches Trump now while the economy is still good?


Capt Sully slams Lara Trump for mocking Biden's stutter

4.5 magnitude earthquake shakes southern Kansas

Trump and his family have probably taken more pics with Lev Parnas than with Tiffany.

So an illegal immigrant crossed the border and planned a terror attack, where is the outrage?

Internet of Supreme Court magistrate investigating Uribe tampered with: report

What's for Dinner, Sun., Jan. 19, 2020

Biden refusing to talk about his Social Security Record

Who else is watching the Tennesse - Kansas City game?

GOP so corrupt that they can't tell the difference between

residents of Newfoundland Canada find their doors and cars after the blizzard

Iowa Newspaper Endorses Amy Klobuchar After Backing Bernie Sanders In 2016

Joe Biden, Nancy Pelosi and other top Democrats declare open season on Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg 😎

Finally paid off my P.A. School student loans! Hallelujah! Free at last!

Importance and vulnerability of the world's water towers.

I worry that the impeachment is just the beginning of our troubles.

Mexico blocks hundreds of migrants from crossing over the border span

hardly anyone is paying down their student loans

A post from last year

US NAVY Honors Black WWII Hero

"Here's how Dershowtiz's quote ran in the Courier Post in New Jersey on November 21, 1974 "

[Let's make ice sorbet!] I ate slime and drank slime beth. [KANA-TV]

Chuck Schumer will be holding a Press Conference tonight -update 8.00pm EST

Venezuela's Juan Guaido in Colombia to meet U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

Laurence Tribe finds Dersh impeachment VIDEO from 1998: "It certainly doesn't have to be a crime"

Okla. senators want MAGA license plates -- which might violate federal campaign finance rules

We need bold, sweeping change, an FDR type change. Elizabeth or Bernie are the only ones capable.

DNA tests confirm coyote captured in Chicago attacked boy

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Bernie Sanders on why seniors support Joe Biden: "Because Joe is a nice guy"

Straight up crazy situation in the lovely neighborhood at Diamond Head today.

When Most Everything Means Nothing

IMPEACHMENT again, again, again, and again!

Kansas City Radio Station Agrees To Play Russian Propaganda 6 Hours Per Day

Branded beer and baseball caps as drug lord El Chapo's family cash in

Morales announces MAS party candidates for Bolivia's elections

Morales announces MAS party candidates for Bolivia's elections

Chiefs earn Super Bowl berth with AFC championship win over Titans

National groups getting involved to help Democrats win Texas House in November

Social Security isn't getting cut and we're not getting MFA

TX-02: Former O'Rourke adviser announces for Congress, picks up his endorsement

Singer-songwriter David Olney dies on stage during performance at Florida festival

It's another awards night - the SAGs - TBS TNT and Roku outlets