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Archives: November 28, 2021

Urgent! Omicron Update!

I got a $600 dollar check from the State of California that I wasn't even expecting.

I Made a Fool of Myself Over John Foster Dulles - Carol Burnett

My thoughts on the Ahmad Arbery case:

The future of abortion rights in Indiana at risk during 2022 session

Unhappy Birthday to You, Unhappy Birthday to You

My thoughts after traveling to Pittsburgh for t-day...

Does anyone know if antigen tests I ordered last week will catch Omicron variant?

Tweet of the future.

Republican Official Who Was 'Threatened' By Trump Won't Rule Out Voting For Him Again - Ring of Fire

What is the temperature in your neck of the woods tonight?

'RUMBLE: The Indians Who Rocked The World' - Music Documentary, Trailer, Clips

Ready, set, go!

Mean Green beats undefeated UTSA!

Left-wing Midwest media outlet launching with backing from Dem donor

So, I hope this doesn't cause y'all too much jealous anguish but, for our evening meal

Florida man arrested after sitting on woman to use gym equipment, deputies say

An Executive Compromise

Smiling Eyes.

COVID-19 vaccines and children: What you need to know - PBS NewsHour

'Freak show caucus': Acosta responds to Boebert's remark (CNN)

VP Harris and Hubby out holiday shopping with the people

Berkeley/Oakland/SF Bay Sunset Photo from Grizzly Peaks tonight ... freaking amazing!

The "Biden is not my President" ring:

Most conservatives are mentally ill: pathologically low self-esteem, OCD, paranoia, narcissism

Excellent point by Eric Garland on administration scandals & the scale

US Senate seats up for re-election in 2022 that Democrats will win to remain in the majority.

God is Alive, Magic is Afoot is a poem composed by Leonard Cohen, and sung by Buffy Sainte-Marie.

Conservatives cry hypocrisy after Biden bans travel from 8 African countries

I've loved this song for almost 40 years.

GOP eyes booting Democrats from seats if House flips

Nazi Stephen Miller's shameless groveling

TFG has himself a sad, Calls on Mitch McConnell to Resign as Senate Minority Leader

Feds find true cause of the February blackouts, Texas officials deflect blame

Feds find true cause of the February blackouts, Texas officials deflect blame

Omicron Variant Spurs Marjorie Taylor Greene to Attack Doctors Who Won't Prescribe ivermectin

Ok.....Aaron Rodgers.....John Vick........Halloween???

What would a $100 investment in bitcoins

The Daily Show: A Trump Supporter Ideology Test - Klepper Marathon

(Dayton, Ohio) Panel approves request to demolish Wright brothers' 1st bike shop

Tweet of the Night:

Not bad enough we have polluted the planet now we are trashing space:

Extremely Aggravating

GOP 'Silence Speaks Volumes,' Says Ilhan Omar as Boebert's Bigotry Goes Unpunished


New variant must be really scaring people.

1982 Sears Wishbook: -- WKRP Control Center.... only $34.99

Indiana Congressman Jim Baird fined $5,000 for bypassing House security

This is from News 9 in Denver, Colorado re: boebert.... calling the hypocrisy out.

it would be appreciated if the vaccines were more like a pizza menu

McDermott smoked marijuana at 'Grateful Dead' shows, vows to legalize if elected to U.S. Senate

Tito and Tarantula. "Angry Cockroaches" because rock and freaking roll

Ali Velshi on Why Journalists Must Protect and Defend Democracy - iGen Politics Podcast

Who else has been terrorized and killed by police where Ahmaud Arbery was murdered?

Sunday Digit: 7/10 - The relative gem of the weekend with highs in the 50s, ample sunshine and light

Anchovies on 'em? Hate 'em?

Man who attended party to build covid immunity has died from it

My love & I went to the Immersive Van Gogh exhibit today.

Mike Winther, president of institute of principle studies

A lot of crime stories posted on DU lately

My son took me to see Black Violin tonight. WOW.

It's a man's thingy

My best friend for the last 40+ years has given up his US citizenship

Saturday Night Album Rock - Angel Dust - Faith No More

All 50 Governor's approval ratings

Column: Linguist George Lakoff on what Democrats don't understand -- and Republicans do --

Colorado is distributing free rapid COVID-19 self tests directly to people's homes

Photos from my birthday celebration today:

DH suggested I paint something other than a landscape for a change, so I painted these flowers.

Stressed-out mothers are twice as likely to give birth to a girl

Cruz is mad at the WHO over naming the new variant

(Really important read) Heather Cox Richardson

Bonus Tweet of the Day


Twitter Audio: Lin Wood posts recording of Flynn saying "Q" is disinformation/nonsense

U.S. judge strikes down FL's Seminole Gaming Compact, deals blow to DeSantis

LUMA workers: We will build a better energy future for Puerto Rico

Stowaway passenger hid in plane's landing gear from Guatemala to Miami, officials say Read more at:

Tampa surgeon in Tesla struck bicycling banker at about 80 mph, records say

Lawsuits: FMU Fired Women for Reporting Sexual Misconduct

Riots in Guadeloupe over Covid restrictions, France sends police

5.1-magnitude quake hits near Callao, Peru

Ex-Guaynabo, Puerto Rico Mayor O'Neill pleads guilty in plea deal

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Big And Strong Edition

Senators Call For Activation of Civil Rights Commission in USVI to Address Discrimination

FEMA Approves Massive Replacement Project of St. Croix's Entire Waste Water System With a Projected

"So-called flash mobs were typically organized by local people who recruited crews ....

Sangamon County approves major solar power project

BBC: Your pictures on the theme of 'home comforts' (Sunday, November 28, 2021)

2021 Horse Racing - 2021 Japan Cup (JPN)

"had Trump Not dismantled the CDC teams that where deployed internationally to monitor significate d

MALDEF and GOP legislative redistricting proposals are bad news for incumbent Democrats

Right-Wing Conspiracists Come Up With Most Moronic Theory Yet

Bustos enters Springfield High School Hall of Fame

Guardian: 'Ghislaine Maxwell sex-trafficking trial finally to begin in earnest

Statesboro Blues: Taj Mahal, Jesse Ed Davis, Slide Guitar, 1968

Chagas disease impacting animals in San Antonio area

worst planned development... individual castles

The Bidens' Schedule for Sunday, November 28, 2021

Mystery Train- Link Wray, John Cipollina

Fuck Rawstory. Paywalled propaganda. Have you noticed how bad their copy has gotten?

Japan to consider enemy base strike capability in defense strategy

Australia finds omicron, Israel bans foreign travelers

Paul Gazelka hosted a COVID-19 superspreader event. Now he'd like to lead Minnesota's pandemic

college student dies after participating in underground boxing match despite zero boxing training

Breakfast Sunday 28 November 2021

'Hitting mung': In stressed-out South Korea, people are paying to stare at clouds and trees

Count how many times the Slobfather used the word my here

J.D. Vance says Kyle Rittenhouse exhibited 'basic manly virtue' during Kenosha shootings

Five myths about the supply chain

This week's major U.S. economic reports (November 29 - December 3)

Actor James T. Justis Arrested For His Role In The Jan. 6 Sedition Riot

Married life in a nutshell from a husband's perspective

My wife told our sons the only child that will never grow up and move out

Lightfoot administration to pay $100,000 to settle whistleblower claims by former treasurer employee

Keystone Pipeline developers seek $15B from U.S.

Dr. Anthony Fauci looks back on COVID-19 response - Full Interview - Face the Nation

You lost me at "moderate"

Doonesbury: "Owning the Libs"

New plastic made from DNA is biodegradable and easy to recycle

If You Want Me To Stay

Little Elm Mayor and district superintendent address Friday confrontation between police and student

Pitching a golden opportunity, Cardinals outbid multiple suitors to woo lefty Matz and ruin Mets own

Josephine Baker, 1st Black woman honored in French Pantheon

Families of killed MoDOT workers hold vigil as investigation continues

Kevin Strickland lights Kansas City Mayor's Christmas Tree at Crown Center

Josephine Baker, 1st Black woman honored in French Pantheon

Florida fires coach Dan Mullen after loss to Mizzou, completing stunning fall

Another Deli Down!

Missing 54 years, slain Champaign officer's badge reclaimed

Two dead after vehicle collides with train in eastern Kansas

EU ministers meet in Calais over Channel crisis but without UK

I don't understand President Biden's approval polls.

Tove Lo - Habits (Stay High)

The tyranny of "Everybody---"

As a Retired Union Teamster

Randy Newman has a birthday today.

You raised $50.00 on November 27, 2021(kick Senator Grassley's butt fund)

...Never mind...

DO you think the DOJ and Merrick Garland need to start indicting Jan. 6th plotters, now

This may be the least germane take on the Beatles' 'Get Back' documentary imaginable, but ...

WTA remains "concerned' about Peng's ability to speak freely

"cnet: 'The Tesla Model Y has fantastic range but when you're using normal non-automated cruise ..."

Mike Lindell's Promised Election-Reversing Lawsuit Turns Into 96-Hour Pillow Sale

"Getting to Know You". A real indie gem!

President Biden is embracing Americas Unions

USGS: Magnitude-7.5 earthquake strikes northern Peru

"Amazing, we did it all by ourselves"

"my gf's employer has sent all its staff an email saying they need to start returning to ..."

Horse Lets Herself Into The House Whenever She Wants

This isn't Difficult. Outstanding Masking Visual from German Doctors

The boys observation of, and reaction to, their first snow.

BB King cover of Blues Before Sunrise

Open to cost-free iPhone solo game suggestions

Wisconsin insurance commissioner quitting after 3 years

Is the travel ban on South Africa a good idea?

Good Day DU (November 28, 2021)

Dr. Fauci turns 81 on Xmas Eve. Time to change the name of Columbus, OH to Faucitown, OH.*

Mask Mandates Fueled Growth of Moms for Liberty

But, but, but ... gasoline prices are unAmerican ...

Costa Rica celebrates 72 years without an army

De-vaccinating advice

Do you think the FCC should start enforcing false broadcasting rules

US Christian right group wages culture war with books, cartoon and nature doc

The statewide labor shortage could last years. Here's how employers, workers can still succeed

Ha! I got the ball--let's get outta here!

Kitty sit ups:

This pit bull with permanent smile was saved from dog fighting ring

Best friends:

Forget the "Omicron" variant, here's the real menace...


Some groaners for a Sunday moaning

2274 new cases on the AZ Dashboard today;5 deaths

A handful of goatlet:

Taiwan sends jets after 27 Chinese planes enter buffer zone

Barbados is ready to ditch Britain's Queen

I Built a Giant LEGO Train in a Snowy Forest!

Jeff Tiedrich tweet:

Israeli Preteen Discovers Rare Silver Coin Minted During Jewish Revolt Against Rome

President of the Institute for Principle Studies (Anti-vax money machine) dies

Nancy Mace suggests people should get COVID instead of getting vaccinated.

Another child released from Children's Wisconsin, leaving eight hospitalized after Waukesha

Fauci just put a dig on Ted Cruz that should burn deep.

Heard today.

A lot of Republicans would not survive in today's workplace.

This ad should be played everywhere in West Virginia on a loop.

TCM later:

New Zealand Politician Bikes to Hospital to Give Birth

Across the Desk - (Stitt Fit; One Place to Find all the Tantrums of Oklahoma's Governor)

Before the sunrise in sequence sky ever-changing.

Even the convenience store/service stations can't find people to hire.

Exclusive video of Lauren Boebert's first performance of her "anti-Muslim comedy act"

Happy Hanukkah from the Biden-Harris Administration.

(Jewish Group) Happy Hanukkah from the Biden-Harris Administration.

Kyle Rittenhouse Supporters Convict Themselves - John Pavlovitz

Donald Trump Jr. Is Trying To Incite Riots Over Vaccine Mandates

TN Education Dept. lists 14 race, history concepts that cannot be taught in classrooms

This rescue dog Kratu steals the show and a pole..

Negativity loop

Open letter to ABC, CBS, NBC employees

Music Puzzle 3


November 28, 1954 🎼

Michael Cohen Says Prosecutors 'Are Going After Donald, Don Jr., Eric, and Ivanka'

I just stumbled across 'The Outcasts' - Don Murray, Otis Young

Who among us hasn't purchased burner phones?

Minnesota releases reserve flapjacks to match Canada's release of reserve maple syrup.

Stowaway passenger hid in plane's landing gear from Guatemala to Miami, officials say

Pittsburgh in the 1950s.

Packers (8-3)vs. Rams (7-3) : Who wins in Week 12?

excellent history of CTs. WHY THE WORLD HAS GONE MAD

I sincerely hope that I will be eating a large portion of crow about this post in the coming months.

What Fiction are you reading this week, November 28, 2021?

Soft fur

Did he realize it was the ref?

US Christian right group wages culture war with books, cartoon and nature doc

Having panic attacks

Gorgeous! Nature is amazing.

AH-micron, not OH-micron

How much time is left before we need to pass the Voting Rights bill

NERC Issues Grim Outlook for Bulk Power System Winter Reliability

Who would you clone?

Science, you see... Is just Lefty Propaganda

Dana Bash to Adam Schiff: Is Merrick Garland letting Trump off the hook?

Google always knows your location. Turn off these settings to stop it

Texas is one of the best birding states! Who'da thought?

Jackson Browne- Doctor My Eyes (Jesse Ed Davis Guitar Solo, David Crosby, Graham Nash Backup Vocals)

The 'Visible Deterioration' in American Democracy Is Just the Start

Your plastic recyclables are getting shipped overseas, not made into shiny new products

Potential Biden Supreme Court pick joins fray over Trump Jan. 6 subpoena

Facing shortages, Canada taps its strategic reserves of maple syrup

Some birds are joining my other winter holiday pieces outside the classroom. :)

Mike Lindell says he's pulling MyPillow ads from a Christian radio network because it won't discuss

Vigilantes are not patriots

Dominion Estimates $10B Installation Cost for 2.6-GW Virginia Offshore Wind Farm

Why WHO chose to skip 'Nu' and 'Xi' and named new COVID-19 variant as Omicron

Chuck Todd ridicules Mississippi Governor on vaccine mandate objection: It's a pro-life position.

So in Love - The Manhattan Transfer

I posted this over in Birding and thought you guys might enjoy it too.

Women's slalom on NBC.

Capitol attack: Schiff says Mark Meadows contempt decision imminent

How a seemingly minor Supreme Court case could have huge implications for NC elections

Rare hunting scene raises questions over polar bear diet

US Christian right group wages culture war with books, cartoon and nature doc

'The goal was to silence people': historian Joanne Freeman on congressional violence

While Americans mark Thanksgiving, Republicans panned over Harris attack

Cartoons 11/28/2021

Dancer, singer ... spy: France's Panthon to honour Josephine Baker

Schwab: 'Not guilty' verdict brings less-than-innocent gloating

Trump's Senate Picks Stumble Out of the Gate

A pandemic playbook, used nationally, was made in Snohomish County

Israeli president celebrates Hanukkah at West Bank site

Republicans Will Probably Blow Their Chance

Oh my, omicron: New Kansas bill protects 'right to die.' Why is GOP on COVID's side?

Decision Soon on Contempt Charges for Mark Meadows

Boebert assailing Omar reminds us racism is alive even in Congress

GOP becoming a cult of know-nothings

Moscow says 27 Russian more diplomats due to leave U.S. in January

Asa Hutchinson: Kevin McCarthy should publicly condemn behavior by GOP members 'crossing the line'

In the 1950s, rather than integrate its public schools, Virginia closed them

Hardcore gunners are a bunch of sick fucks.

A nursing home where 83 residents died of Covid is still in business under a new name

Barren forests, dirty rivers, unbreathable air: Inside an Arctic city's vast pollution problem

Turkey noodle soup for lunch here in a few minutes. I think I outdid myself this year.

Some insight into US Mail shipping and how to package items for it, from someone who hauls it.

Be careful out there! Or.... be very lucky out there.

Abbott's failure to fix power grid could be key issue in next year's gubernatorial race

Fox With Head Stuck In Box Gets Help Just In Time

Abbott's failure to fix power grid could be key issue in next year's gubernatorial race

King County will not conduct its count of people experiencing homelessness in 2022

Jan. 6 Organizer Ali Alexander Will Comply With Subpoena Because He's Broke

Jim Jordan Can't Keep Up With His Own Lies

How Dangerous Is Peter Thiel?

Jim Acosta on the Freak Show Caucus

NYC has a vax rate close to 90%

What should the United States do vis-a-vis the Winter Olympics in China?

Teenagers Unimpressed With Dave Chappelle at High School Homecoming

Phil Saviano, key clergy sex abuse whistleblower, dies at 69

Dave Chappelle -- The Bigot Saga continues (multiple stories)

Down creek

Great Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo interview on CBS Sunday Morning

In his first nine months, President Joe Biden has created nearly 5.6 million jobs

Can you get delta and omicron at the same time?

I got hit with a Microsoft warning that told me not to turn off my computer

Tim Steller's opinion: Violent incident tests whether Tucson Police Department can police itself

Trump's Former Drunk Doctor Turned Congressman Claims COVID Variant Is A Democratic Plot

Colts, Buccaneers tied at 31 at the end of the 4th.

Alex Jones In TROUBLE Over January 6th - The Damage Report

Hello Good morning from ROLL ROYCE, CONGRATULATIONS. you have acquired/won amount of $20 million USD

Statement by President Joe Biden on Hanukkah

Statement by President Joe Biden on Hanukkah

She wanted to help her community. Then they took aim at her child

Word of the day is 'latibulate' - to hide in a corner until the situation improves.

MAGA Congressman Falsely Claims Omicron Variant Is Part of Plot to Rig 2022 Election

Doug Emhoff will headline the annual lighting ceremony of the National Menorah on The Ellipse

Excessive use of ivermectin can cause resistant scabies attacks

Winter is a liberal hoax-Don't fall for it

Oklahoma head coach Lincoln Riley leaving for USC

Florida woman whose husband sued for ivermectin dies

TV tonight: "One Last Time: An Evening with Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga"

More Trouble In QAnon: Now Lin Wood Says 'Stop The Steal' Is A 'Deep State' Plot

President Joe Biden showing that kindness and empathy are truly a part of his character.

Biden has been in office almost a year and hasn't given an undeserving celeb a metal of freedom yet

I'm not sure why I'm putting this up. Ever the voice of calm

On the first night of Hanukkah in 1917, Jerusalem surrendered to the British

Sen. Heitkamp hands Gov. Christie his a$$ on subsidizing state taxes. Southern states are the takers

another question about the booster shot - does the digital QR SMART health card get automatically

Dog Chained Up For 6 Years Is Free For The Very First Time

Fried pickles? best food on the planet ... yay or nay?

Happy Hanukkah!

By now Trump should have been constitutionally banned from any government office.

Diving 'in' @ sunset

Southern MD evening

What's for Dinner, Sun., Nov. 28, 2021

You don't have to read it because sometimes I do.

Now nonprofit, The Salt Lake Tribune has achieved something rare for a local newspaper.

Who's seen "The Leftovers"?

PM Update: Blustery and cooler on Monday

One hump, or two?

Fauci fires back at Cruz over COVID claims about Chinese lab

How Manchin and Sinema's status as Senate holdouts is proving lucrative

Steve Bannon's Grift, Mark Meadows Contempt of Congress & Trump's Friends & Family Burner Phone Plan

Virgil Abloh: Off-White designer dies at 41

Benny the ice skating dog:

What the actual f...

West Side Story

My amazing niece and goddaughter Avery has struggled with a stutter much of her life...

Republican McCarthy risks party split by courting extremists amid Omar spat

Disgusting--Ronny Jackson is shameless:

I Think The MAGA Group Will Now Be Getting Vaccinated And They Will Wear Masks Now.....

The Empire State building is a beacon of blue tonight in celebration of the first night of #Hanukkah

American vaccine misinformation and extremism is infiltrating New Zealand

Lin Wood releases recording of Flynn describing QAnon as a 'Disinformation Campaign'

You gotta wonder:

Carrie Meek, pioneering Black former congresswoman, dies

'They're making a mockery out of it': Mike Lindell despairs over his election lawsuit flop

"We need more white babies."

You can refer to me as a pureblood

Honduras votes in presidential election amid fear of violence

Someone put together a 6-month trump 2020 timeline. It's frightening that he was President.

Honduras election sees 'massive' turnout as polls close with some voters still in line