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Archives: April 18, 2021

What did you hoard at the start of the pandemic that you have not

All about your coronavirus vaccine card (and what to do if you lose it)

A conservative sides with 'Amtrak Joe' on train travel

CNN: Four Indianapolis shooting victims were members of the local Sikh community

Feds Convict 46 Defendants in $18 Million Pill Mill Scheme

Barring a surprise, 50% of U.S. adults will have gotten at least one shot of coronavirus vaccine by

Justice Department sues Roger Stone and wife for $2M in unpaid taxes; Stone slams lawsuit as

Marjorie Taylor Greene Calls for the Development of Anglo-Saxon Space Lasers

The next time you're on vacation and your airplane lands successfully, thank Bill Clinton.

Giant Clam Shells Worth $25 Million Seized in Record Haul

Tweet of the evening:

great photo - "the age of innocence"

Murder alibi of the week: "She shot herself"

CNN's Jim Acosta Reports Marjorie Taylor Greene Scrapping 'America First' Group: 'There Won't Be a

US Senate Races in 2022 that the Democrats will win by a landslide to a narrow margin.

King County has millions for rental assistance, but payments face delays

Republicans have an idea who should pay to overhaul the country's infrastructure: average people

Right-Wing House Republicans Vote Against Bills Combating Senior Scams, Carbon Monoxide

Trump rape accuser adds to former president's legal woes by asking court to keep defamation lawsuit

I fully understand that this post is likely to draw very intense personal criticism but, at my age,

Trump Loyalists in Georgia Censure Kemp, Raffensperger Despite Loeffler Defending Them

Nazi sympathizer who stormed Capitol poses a threat to Jews, Justice Department says

US cities beef up security ahead of Chauvin verdict

Angela Winbush - Keep Turnin' Me On

Yet again, another shooting.

Oath Keeper Leader Jon Schaffer Pleads Guilty in Capitol Attack & Agrees to Cooperate w/Prosecutors

Doesn't a Taser also have a "red light" laser for target sighting on subject?

Fascists operate by Testing the Fences. No, MTG is not done with her "America First"

Rolling average shows coronavirus cases increasing in Texas

Decades of service to China's government didn't save my Uyghur dad from prison

What Presidents look like when they play golf, like night and day (guess who is older?):

Jim Clyburn SILENCES Jim Jordan: Shut Your Mouth!

Putin critic Navalny could 'die within days', say doctors

Worldwide COVID-19 death toll tops a staggering 3 million

Worldwide COVID-19 death toll tops a staggering 3 million

Leigh Harris - Ruby

NSA official Michael Ellis, installed as Trump left office, resigns after he was sidelined

Pelosi Laptop Thief's Dad Busted On Child Porn Charges In Undercover Sting

I think this sums up '20 and '21 pretty well...

Gentle on My Mind

The West Virginia Legislative session is over; here's some of what passed and what didn't

Hmm just discovered this room.

DUers who are having a problem with their avatars - are you using Firefox?

What a Difference a Presidency Makes - COVID Vaccines - Once a Laggard, Now a Leader

What would happen if any of the leaders of the insurrection were actually charged with incitement?

Senator Hirino to President Biden: "It's so nice that you're not crazy."

Ohio Republicans go full Calhoun on nullification. Never go full Calhoun.

After COVID-19, a fear of touching things

Michigan 'witches' take to the Capitol to protest sexism in politics

House and Senate chambers override governor's veto on power-limiting bill

Bad night for Pete Townshend's guitar tech

Down to the River - The War and Treaty

Has Trump tweeted out no collusion Russian hoax yet?

Sikh advocacy group calls for investigation into racial bias in Indianapolis shooting

Mighty Mo Rodgers - Black Paris Blues

Swiss billionaire exits talks for Tribune Publishing

What Do you Want to Be When You Grow Up? ....Alive!

Trump appointees obstructed investigation of Sterigenics, cancer-causing emissions, EPA says

TRREB to drop 'master' bedroom term, replace with 'primary' in coming months

How Twitter activism turned the fight against Boko Haram upside down

Some pandemic music

Denial doesn't change the truth about racism in New Hampshire

Pic. Suspects in Omaha mall shooting. Can't be more than 14 yrs old

Nick Waterhouse - Medicine

FedEx shooter had guns taken away by authorities, then LEGALLY bought more

In a poll out today 43% of Republicans

New rules require more efficient biomass energy plants

Michael Ellis, NSA official installed as Trump left office, resigns after he was sidelined

How About A Program To Trade In Your Hazardous Peloton In Exchange For An AR-15?

Election board levies $135,000 penalty on Rutherford County Mayor Ketron

Kash Patel sues CNN, seeks $50 million for defamation

Buying from Amazon and eBay. I find that I trust Amazon more.

Rep. Maxine Waters from California just showed up at the Brooklyn Center Protest

A massive breakdown in the system': Tennessee has failed to collect DNA from 76K violent offenders

Dawn of Another Day - Brian Auger's Oblivion Express

US, China agree to cooperate on climate crisis with urgency

Why didn't Kentucky corporations sign the voting rights letter?

Southern Arizona's spring wildflower bloom absent this year

The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face

The Latest: Minnesotan charged with attacks over mask demand

정읍사 ( 井邑詞 ) Jeong Eub Sa ( 달님이여 ) Dear Moon by ( 이정표 ) Lee Jung-pyo

Abbott demands Biden add cartels to terrorist list, but didn't squawk when Trump decided not to

"Love and support to my sisters and brothers in the Sikh community who have borne targeted..."

Memphis, Shelby county leaders debate linking $17/hour minimum wage to PILOTs

*What's on tonight, TCM 10:15 pm Network (1976)

Marvel Movies Ranked By If There Are Trains In Them

General Motors announces electric vehicle battery factory in Spring Hill

When did 2nd Amendment come to mean "anything goes" (for guns) ? -- answer, SCALIA.

SARS-CoV- 2 one year on: evidence for ongoing viral adaptation

Creationism Can Be Taught as Science in Arkansas

Access Orbit

Retired horse Comet, out in his pasture.

Google Earth Shows Climate Crisis in Action - NowThis News

Well what a surprise, in another police shooting, cops lied to cover it up...

Time for this again. That note (& several others)

Dr. Anthony Fauci on Herd Immunity & Vaccines for Kids: KnowThis - NowThis News

Sunday Baroque for the Cello lover in you. 😘 Okay, Violin lover, too.

Jerry Seinfeld talks Transcendental Meditation at David Lynch Foundation Gala

Dropping this off (why not) : My grandmother's lamps

Country Music star Brad Paisley's pro-vaccination PSA

JUST GOT MY VACCINATION - A Founders Sing Parody Feat. the Vocal Stylings of Albert Einstein.

Jim Carrey The Un-Natural Act Stand-Up Comedy Show 1991

Tammy Duckworth on Representation & Postmaster General: KnowThis - NowThis News

Comity In Congress After 1/6 Impeded By GOP Boosters Of Trump's Big Lie - Ali Velshi - MSNBC

Jim Carrey The Un-Natural Act Stand-Up Comedy Show 1991

A Week Of Law Enforcement Headlines Leaves Americans Looking For New Solutions - Ali Velshi - MSNBC

Czech police hunt two men with names matching Skripal suspects over blast

Ohio mom claims son busted with AK47 was "simply confused about NY gun laws"

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Hail Britannica Edition

Lin Wood stating Q is the truth and that the Clintons, the Obamas, the Bidens, and the Bushes are al

Biden's Schedule for Sunday, April 18, 2021

Anybody else have dreams where they're working, often at their last job,

I'm making ham salad for our Antifa potluck today

Pro-Trump website "The Donald confirms detailed plans to storm Capitol

A Russian spy a evangelical and klansman walk into a bar

3 counties in Michigan's thumb have Covid test positivity rates greater than 30%

How do you hide $100 bill from a televangelist

The tulips at the Franciscan Monastery in Brookland are in peak bloom this weekend.

US Senate seats that the Democrats will win in 2022.

Penelope Laingen, who united nation with yellow ribbons during Iran hostage crisis, dies at 89

Penelope Laingen, who united nation with yellow ribbons during Iran hostage crisis, dies at 89

100 days since the ass hole got banned from Twitter. The sound of silence is wonderful

This straw picking and spreading machine is awesome!!

US West prepares for possible 1st water shortage declaration

"Attention must be made to such a person!"

Wisconsin Tavern Shooting Leaves 3 Dead, 2 Seriously Injured

Enormous & Accelerating Threats Stacked Up For Florida - Sea Level Rise Just One Of Them

Mayfield High in Las Cruces, N.M., will go remote following 'secret prom;' investigation underway

Florida nurse accused of threatening to kill Vice President Kamala Harris

National Intelligence Report: Yeah, Well, It's Not Really Upbeat Reading

Camera catches collision between cement mixer and beer truck ...

AC/DC at their very, Very Best: Problem Child 1977 (live)

GQP Climate "Policy": Branding Opportunities For Companies Donating To USDA Conservation Programs

How is the oath of office enforced?

Investigation on Naugatuck, CT, police chief ... finds no evidence of misconduct

Wait for it.

Cleaning the cat box this morning singing

So if you have a gun and are told by police officers

One America News Network Stays True to Trump

Jen Psaki schools reporter wanting black Ambassador gone for owning our white supremacist genesis

I know it's mostly myth, but once a year I suspend disbelief.

Uneducated questions from a small town American

Black Rob, East Harlem rapper whose punishing 'Life Story' went platinum, dies at age 51, was battli

Closer than we think: Meet Sophia, World's First AI Humanoid Robot

Another Jen Psaki takedown of a RW journalist - OUCH!

Little Brother Montgomery was born on this date.

Cops have to recalibrate their response

Velshi is discussing the so called "America First" caucus right now on MSNBC. [nt]

Days like this

3 killed, 2 wounded overnight in Kenosha bar shooting

He did not comply, had a gun, threatened cops, drove off, wasn't shot, is white. He lived!

Breakfast: Sunday, 4/18/21

Fuck you John Boehner you did nothing about guns

Anyone read HOPE NEVER DIES or HOPE RIDES AGAIN by Andrew Shaffer?

Sunday morning drive

Tony Mottola was born on this date.

John Kerry apologises for Donald Trump's 'renegade' stance on climate crisis

My bacon was not available and cut off my Walmart pickup order! As George Steinbrenner once said,

Gatemouth Brown was born on this date.

Comet (at right) and his girlfriend Fizzwinkle before the sunrise. September, 2016

John Kerry Apologizes for climate change policy of 4 years of trump

Beshear warns Kentucky could be moving toward fourth wave of COVID-19

Being Neighborly Pays Off

US Senate Elections that the Democrats will win in 2022 by a landslide to a narrow margin.

After failing on voter fraud BS, Sen Ron Johnson just went full-on white supremacist on national TV

"There will be consequences if Mr. Navalny dies," says National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan.

The marvel of sight --for those who can afford it. (*sigh*)

Who does smarty pants bully @Jim_Jordan think he is talking to Dr. Fauce is this demeaning manner?

Is weight a factor for severe Covid? It's not clear!

Kentucky has an extra 500,000 vaccine doses as COVID-19 case numbers tick upward

On April 17, 1918, William Holden was born.

"This is the attempt to legitimize the Q movement with Flynn as the leader."

CNN's New Morning Duo Eager to Call 'Bullsh*t' in the AM

Now run along......oof

Conviction upheld for former Lexington student who had AR-15, threatened to shoot students

'This isn't welcome.' White supremacist fliers show up on Central Kentucky lawns.

Columbus (OH) police helicopter goes on skywriting joyride

In Florida: Want public records? So sue me seems to be state's attitude, First Amendment experts say

Judge grants restraining order - AGAINST POLICE!

Coolest raccoon ever goes for a night drive


Florida Senate approves 'anti-riot' bill, heads now to DeSantis

711 new cases on the AZ Dashboard today, Sun.; 2 deaths

Male lawmaker who proposed cutting pay for mostly female school board members has retreated

WATCH: Florida Man Takes Wild Drive, Jumping Drawbridge As It Was Opening (Now Wanted By Police)

Boehner to Chuck Todd: You're a s*&t

Thank you, Malcolm Turnbull!

Postcard from Alpine

Bandy Lee: "Racism" is not the primary problem

I realized today the greatest argument against white supremacy

4/18/21: Hundreds of houses are destroyed after the powerful 5.8 earthquake in Bushehr, Iran

Good Day DU (April 18, 2021)

Precious pup was left in a box to die, but these women were determined to save her

Meet the Quokka: The Happiest Animal On Earth

Looking here for comments about Chauvin's jury's decision day.

Indianapolis FedEx shooter bought two weapons used in killings legally last year despite FBI concern

This Woman Finds An Abandoned Parakeet In New York City

Ron DeSantis warns corporate America to 'grow some backbone', resist 'wokeness' push

I just had a breakthrough moment with the Feral I call Skittish Kitty.

'Grim Reaper' lawyer Dan Uhlfelder seeks to scuttle disciplinary case

Feuds set aside as U.S. and China agree to cooperate on climate change

Blinken says of Afghanistan drawdown: 'The terrorism threat has moved'

Those who live in areas where wolverines are, are you scared of them?

This vet has something to say about racism:

WATCH: UN Advisor slams BBC for totally ignoring Western human rights abuses during "absolutely

What Fiction are you reading this week, Apr. 18, 2021?

Laptop says "getting Windows ready" for

Texas bill to carry gun without permit advances to state senate

Have you released a praying mantis in your yard ?

Arizona: Cybersecurity expert who promoted claims of fraud in 2020 election leads GOP-backed recount

Clean crude? Oil firms use offsets to claim green barrels

Most in new poll want to end justices' lifetime appointments

A Black high school baseball team won a championship in 1969. Their hometown waited 50 years to cele

PA County Fully Vaccinated Percentage: 04/16/2021

Bryan Sheffield pledges $15 million for SMU expansion

Dr. Anthony Fauci on gun violence: 'How can you say that's not a public health issue?'

Is this still a thing?

Re Boehner: This enemy of my enemy is NOT my friend!

Opinion-Capehart- Being Black in America is exhausting.

Elon Musk's The Boring Company scrubbed any mention of its LA and DC tunnels from its website, leavi

Some rich people will buy anything:

Wunderkind Ex-Mayor to Face Jurors in Fraud, Bribery Case

Trump's grip on GOP looms as support falters for independent probe of Capitol riot

You hear so much about many Americans not being able to buy a house these days...

Trump's grip on GOP looms as support falters for independent probe of Capitol riot

Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Motion Capture Rajang vs Kirin Behind the Scenes (Japanese)

Early morning 'series', southern MD osprey:

Biden adviser warns "there will be consequences" for Russia if Navalny dies

Mill Creek has new drug law -- it could be obsolete in days

Paull Shin went from Seoul streets to Senate leadership

Editorial: Lawmakers must keep at transportation's grand deal

The Covid-19 Plasma Boom Is Over. What Did We Learn From It?

Insisting On Your Rights Without ...

Cartoons 4/18/2021

Anyone else read The Inner Game of Tennis back in the 70s?

This was another Big Lie that affects us all. The real culprits were never Fannie or Freddie but...

#MarsHelicopter, you are cleared for takeoff. Flight commands are being sent.

Secretary of State Opens Investigation Into Portland Police Commander who Suggested Residents Should

County nixes new shelter plan, expands cold-weather refuge

Some vegan product reviews.

Fauci expects J&J vaccine to be back later this week

Touting High Turnout, Vote-by-Mail Advocates Seek Permanent Change to California Elections

France's Macron says 'clear red lines' should be drawn with Russia -CBS

In 1963, Annie Lee Cooper Tried To Register To Vote ...

Biden orders flags to be flown at half-staff for 5th time in 8 weeks

Happy pupper is happy. :D

US orders diplomats to leave Chad as rebels near capital

Slow work on Alaska's state budget could again cause some teachers to be temporarily laid off

Capitol rioter who stole cop's body armor and pillaged Pelosi's office released before trial: report

UK warships to sail for Black Sea in May as Ukraine-Russia tensions rise- Sunday Times

Tentative agreement reached between Boeing, local union

Schatz Revives Bill That Would Give Military Veterans Access To Medical Marijuana

I'm watching HOCKEY!!!!!!

Some Jan. 6 defendants try to use journalism as riot defense

Warning: Adorable...

North Carolina's Hester Ford, oldest living American, dies

Why Michigan's cannabis 'clean slate' law doesn't go far enough

This completely random poll perfectly exemplifies U.S. politics in 2021.

Conservative Tool James O'Keefe BANNED From Twitter

Moon River Audrey Hepburn

A new study dealing with mushrooms and depression

If Founding Fathers Knew The Horror of Gun Violence in the Future,..No 2nd Amendment.....

The GOP's big bulk book-buying machine is boosting Republicans on the bestseller lists

Former Australian prime minister puts Rupert Murdoch on blast

Breaking: Active shooter in Austin. 3 dead so far.

Shooting in Austin, 3 dead. Situation is reported as currently active.

Police use Taser twice on Marine veteran in Colorado Springs hospital room

"Listen, my children, and you shall hear...."

Trumparilla boat parade

My newest show is UP!

I remember back in the day when you marched because you could not vote, but you could be sent into

BTRTN: What Can Brown Do For You? UPS, MLB, Delta, and the Role of Business When Democracy is Threat

BTRTN:What Can Brown Do For You? UPS, MLB, Delta...the Role of Business When Democracy is Threatened

Three people are dead amid an active shooter incident in Austin, Texas

Tasers, and the arguments for why it couldn't have been an accident.

Minneapolis police: Shots fired at National Guard and Minneapolis police members

Police in California are going around and destroying memorials for Adam Toledo and Daunte Wright.

OAN Producer: That's what happens when people listen to us.

Tulips at Brookside Gardens in Wheaton, Maryland on Saturday. They are beautiful!

The January 6th VICE Video, if you haven't seen it, you should

STOCK MARKET WATCH - Monday, 19 April 2021

Why Swedes Like Paying Their Taxes

"Well, I can't answer that..."

Lily on the Lake

Well this is depressingly dumb

More supply than demand.

3 Dead Overnight At Wisconsin Bar - 3 Dead Today After Domestic Dispute In Austin, TX

Controversy explodes in European Soccer as 15 major clubs propose breakaway league

Quote of the Day

Louisiana Republicans Won't Say If They've Had Vaccine

What guns were like when our Founders wrote the "The second Amendment"......

Throughout Trial Over George Floyd's Death, Killings by Police Mount


Maybe a dumb question on Assault rifles

"These are things white people simply do not have to think about."

So now it's hours instead of days

Neo-Nazi And Capitol Hill Insurrectionist Tim Gionet Claims To Be Victim Of 'Political Persecution'

I feel that those refusing vaccination should also be refused costly treatment. They think fake

I feel that those refusing vaccination should also be refused costly treatment. They think fake

don junior's book is on the $1.99 kindle sale!

Matthew McConaughey may be a viable candidate for Texas governor; poll shows actor ahead of Abbott

BINGO! Panelist changed question. He scolded America's willful denial of its white supremacist start

DEBUT: 'Headbangers Ball' premiered 34 years ago, April 18, 1987, on MTV

One year into pandemic, have you maintained high level hygenic habits to avoid c19?

Happy Birthday, Superman


More Navy ships stop over on Guam for provisions

What if a president's term was for 6 years and only one term? They would then not have to run again

How the West Was Won

Some guy on 'Fox News Sunday' said, about the Chauvin trial ...

WATCH: Hated Trump Aide Whines That Expanding Voting Rights Could Keep Dems in Power Forever

Thunder On The Mountain: Wanda Jackson, Jack White Rockabilly

Boehner: 'Republicans have to go back to being Republicans'

Howlin' Wolf: Shake for Me, I'll Be Back Someday, Love Me Darlin (Live)

What's for Dinner, Sun., April 18, 2021

Evers pushes legal cannabis and justice reform as Badger State reinvestment

More young people are getting hospitalized as a 'stickier,' more infectious coronavirus strain

Ellison opposes motion to exempt journalists from arrest during protests

Democrats ask for state recount changes following Hart concession

Prosecutor on leave for failing to "fully present the facts" after shooting of 13-year-old boy

The history that went into killing 13-year-old Adam Toledo

Marjorie Taylor Greene: Very soon I'll be introducing a resolution to expel @RepMaxineWaters from...

Who remembers looking at the bottom of a Coke bottle....

Latest E. Jean Carroll filing

"Do you speak English?" cop asks Asian-American CNN producer as he roughly arrests her

So, is this "Creative Speculation Group" a safe-haven for

#2 Vaccine shot done!

MANHUNT: Former Travis County detective a suspect in deadly northwest Austin shooting

According to Republicans, if there's a mass shooting every day or so ...

Who remembers the official DU shirts?

One of the greatest headlines EVER from @VanityFair!

Mills administration opposes bill to close $52M corporate tax havens loophole

Most in new poll want to end justices' lifetime appointments

From Counting Back Change to Math Innumeracy.

Gov. Kelly vetoes massive tax reform bill pushed through by GOP

Down By The River: Neil Young (Live)

False equivalences cause harm. Bill Maher irresponsibly used New Rules to slap the left about COVID

Andrea Junker Tweet: Can't Say it Enough.

Brooklyn Center, MN: Police response to injured protesters taking refuge in nearby church - OMG!!!

60 days and Rush is still dead

Mother: Girl, boyfriend fought before Tenn. school shooting

Biden takes on Dems' 'Mission Impossible': Revitalizing coal country

Fmr Australian PM condemns Rupert Murdoch: Murdoch's have created a

The Secrets of QAnon's Appeal

Sunset on Mars

PM Update: Scattered showers early. Cloudy but dry for Monday.

Who is Stephen Nicholas Broderick? (Austin shooting suspect)

4/18/2021- Latest Celebrity Endorsement.

Defense expert in Derek Chauvin trial faces Maryland lawsuit

Former Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst arrested in Dallas after assault report

Anyone know what happened to Andy Ruiz, the Mexican heavyweight?

I see it finally clouded over in Richmond, per

On this day, April 18, 1952, "The Big Bopper" got married.

Lauren Boebert: This is disgusting.

Anyone else get the impression the cops are scared shitless, and are acting out?

Why Honduras has become one of the world's most dangerous places for land rights activists

Guillermo Lasso wins Ecuador's Presidential election with 52 pc votes

Forget the Illuminati!!! Behold...

It's already starting. Kvetching over the government stimulus money.

Israeli intel agencies believe Vienna talks will lead to U.S. return to Iran nuclear deal

LSU president says staff could be moved around -- not fired -- as a result of scandal

Republicans Trying To Make It Illegal For Municipalities To Remove Old Jim Crow Relics

PM funding all costs for military and other provincial nurses and doctors to go into

Missouri House rejects resignation of Republican accused of sexually abusing his children

The union's defeat at Amazon is shaking up the labor movement and exposing a rift between organizers


Chauvin is not leaving that court room

Won't find me in one.

Tell me about your job. How has it changed you? Made you who you are?

One eBay user sold more than 100 blank CDC vaccination cards.

Jim Acosta describes the fake award that Rick Scott handed to Trump last weekend at Mar-a-Lago:

Pause of Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine likely to be lifted by Friday, Fauci says

Biden takes on Democrats' 'Mission Impossible': Revitalizing coal country

Cougars in Michigan: Where they are and where they come from

Chris Cuomo: Police reform won't happen until 'white people's kids start getting killed'

This is one badass lady. Absolutely love her and all she has done.

60 Minutes Hitting out of the Park Tonight with Stories on

Opinion: America desperately needs a Truth and Racial Healing Commission

Half of U.S. adults now have received at least 1 Covid shot

Leading conspiracy theorist who thought COVID-19 was a hoax died from the virus after hosting partie

Devin Nunes explains that he's now whiling away the days writing fake subpoenas

Delayed tweet of the moment

Is there a Facebook "task force" ? there should be.

Protecting North Dakota's Constitution or Their Own Self-Interests?

Cooler, Pleasant Days Ahead After Record-Breaking Temps Saturday

Waters: Jordan was mistreating Fauci, panel

firefighters call Tesla for advice on how to put out battery fire , pour on water for 4 hrs

Trump looms over Senate's anti-Asian hate crimes battle

State of the republican party.

Look at Texas!!!

Holy hell it's a pain in the ass

My band just released our first original single !

Montreal: REM station at Trudeau Airport receives C$500 million in federal and provincial financing

ROLL up your Sleeves is doing a great job trying to get others vaccinated

Mission: Impossible Fallout is on one of the cable channels right now...