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Archives: July 18, 2021

South Dakota's Noem taking swings at potential 2024 rivals

Tweet of the night:

Deputies: Florida man breaks into St. Pete airport and manages to get inside airplane cockpit

Rapidly growing Tamarack Fire in California prompts evacuations; bike race canceled

Let's make this photo go viral:

Skittish is trying her best to convince me it is time for breakfast

So, went to the local grocery store to get much needed essentials.

Laura Miers has a long thread on the delta variant on twitter.

US Senate Elections in 2022 that Democrats are favored to win.

Multimedia of the Night:

Joyce Alene tweet:

Only A Few Dogs Look Like Her In The World, But She Has No Idea She's Any Different

Gaetz & MTG Rally Just Ended

Cyber Ninjas Now Aims To Pound On Arizona Voters' Doors To Grill Them Over 2020 Ballots

Lauren Boebert thinks wind turbines aren't green energy because they don't reproduce.

Spike Lee Accidentally Reveals Palme d'Or Winner Early: It's 'Titane'

Lawdy Miss Clawdy - Elvis Presley

Researchers tackle Dungeness crab population concerns

Rolling the covid dice...

Shopping in a pandumbic delta variant after attempting night fishing

City of Seattle to offer 100 free Day In Day Out tickets at Welcome Back Week vaccination clinics

Trump Voters REJECT Him after BEGGING for Money - Christo Aivalis

Navy christens USNS John Lewis on anniversary of civil rights icon's death

Pro-Trump Sheriff's 'Ludicrous' Voting Probe Denounced as Private Investigators Question Clerks

Elements Of Trump's Big Lie Sound Alarms For Students Of History - Ali Velshi - MSNBC

Man Arrested for Trying to Enter Federal Courthouse With Guns

What do you think when you see a truck with flying flags and signs on the tailgate

4 dead at Faster Horses Festival; 3 were exposed to carbon monoxide

Wannabe Trump Causes Political Crisis In Texas

Stranger in a Strange Land

EXCLUSIVE: Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene BOOED in Riverside!

Gastroparesis. This is the closest diagnosis my relative with the pfizer vaccine reaction has.

Should politicians be held to a higher standard than common citizens?

Compliation video of flooding in Austria. 😳😳

This Ohio congressional race is in the national spotlight. Voters say it's more than a test for

The Cleveland Clergy has come out to denounce the lies Nina Turner

Breaking: Shooting at Nationals baseball stadium

National Guard pleads for Congress to reimburse half a billion for Capitol security mission

THE YEAR THEY GOT MATT - A Parody - Don Caron / David Cohen - Parody Project

Secret Service detail expires for Ivanka, Jr., and Eric in three days.

surfside condo collapse has faded from news

Two Shot Outside Nationals Park During Game Against Padres

One year ago, our nation lost a towering figure in American history.

I love Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo

The next time you hear Republicans start to talk about 'family values'

Republicans: Is this a conspiracy?

COVID-19 update: the delta variant, school openings and more - PBS NewsHour

Latest on dipstick capital insurrectionists

John Fugelsang

Bolsonaro Hints at Not Allowing Next Election

Tim Ryan, Bernie Moreno jump ahead of fundraising pack in crowded Ohio Senate race

North Shore AFL-CIO Endorses Dennis Kucinich in Cleveland Mayoral Race

LA music exec identified as victim of Florida condo collapse

'She Was Born a Leader': Civil Rights Pioneer Gloria Richardson Dies at 99

Honor John Lewis, Get in Good Trouble - RepresentUs

Nobody mentions the financial devastation...

Democrats leaning into the progressive message. Victory will follow. Slam how-to-pay-for-it message!

American hero and civil rights icon, John Lewis, DID march with MLK in Washington.

Lines are getting clearer...

VP Kamala Harris gave BLACK WOMEN seats at one of the highest tables:

Sunday Digit: 8/10 - Our heat wave breaks with temperatures likely staying below 90

Greg Abbott is an idiot

Cleveland Clergy holds press conference to tell the world Nina Turner is not honest. HOLY SHIT!!!

Tucker Carlson's Origin Story Suffers SERIOUS Blow - Rebel HQ

Capitol rioter's bail revoked, send prob officer 'frightening' voicemails about size of genitalia

U.S. President Joe Biden to Visit Cincinnati Next Week for CNN Town Hall

Stop blaming Manchin and start blaming

I am still trying to process that the black clergy

Anti-vax frauds don't want passports because they could give away they are vaccinated.

It's July 17th...

Two Siberian Huskies are telling each other off!


You're gonna love this woman who got her car back...

Joe Biden's Approval Rating Is Soaring Among Independents

'Number one cultural issue': GOP turns to critical race theory in push to win back suburbs

First Quarter

Only 13 People Cast Illegal Ballots in 2020, Ohio Secretary of State Says

Cards won and I feel great. So let's celebrate! This is my party kicker - Bette Smith

More geometric art

Clermont County Mega-Dumper Sentenced to Four Years in Prison

Gunhild Carling - Basin St Blues.

Threat on Lankford's Right? Don't go there, Senator!

State EPA cracks down on Republic Steel over lead emissions in air

Joe Biden is being pressed to 'Do more' on voting rights aside from giving a speech

Mas Y Mas, Los Lobos.

"Is It Scratchy? 5 Things to Know About Bamboo Toilet Paper "

short video of lightning storm

Playing with Silk

A Dying Cubs Fan's Last Request - Steve Goodman

N.J. university's 'junk' bond status downgraded again as money concerns grow

Los Angeles County sheriff will not enforce mask mandate, saying it is not backed by science

Nabisco plant to close today after 63 years in N.J. town

Shaker Heights in the House!

Good night DU. Good luck sleeping after this

VP Harris' Photograph

IOC makes South Korea remove banners from Olympic village

I'm soliciting ideas for the next photo contest.

Japan's ambassador to South Korea reprimands deputy over Moon 'masturbating' remarks

With Donald Trump It's Always About the Grift: His Latest Plea for Cash from the Red Hat Crowd

Latest effort to reform Michigan's mental-health system finds critics

Sec. Buttigieg: It's Washington That Seems To Have A Problem With Human Infrastructure - MSNBC

Michigan sheriff enlists private eye to grill clerks in vote fraud probe

"ONLY" 12 sources on social media are influencing ANTI-VAX 59millions/73% - spoiler RFK Jr

Penn JILETTE on Drumpf in Apprentice - no humor, no insight - 3 minutes out of hours of taping

Michigan forces 700,000 to re-qualify for unemployment benefits: What to know

Jeff Duff Appreciation Thread...

Hurricane-deniers sound like VAX deniers - no link, just comment

What the F*ck Is the Filibuster? - RepresentUs

Sunday Baroque - Four by Anna Bon

How much should lawyers make in the Flint water crisis settlement?

Can stupid be fixed?

Michigan Senate moves to repeal governor's emergency powers

'My body, my choice' protesters say of COVID-19 vaccine mandate at Henry Ford Health System

Former Surgeon General Says CDC Guidance On Masks 'Premature' And 'Wrong'

I just paid off my last credit card.

Likely Michigan GOP gubernatorial candidate James Craig filed for bankruptcy twice

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W. Va.) says attempts to eliminate fossil fuels will make climate change "worse"

Michigan election critic says he's running for attorney general

At Michigan-Wisconsin border, enviros and tribes fight to keep new mine at bay

New Black Panther Party seeks justice for Dorian Murrell, end of white supremacy

Breakfast Sunday 18 July 2021

Dan Forestal, former Indiana lawmaker, dies at 38

Indiana to return money to taxpayers after surprise influx of revenue

Amazon Rainforests Are Now Releasing More Carbon Than They Absorb

Think reusable straws, wraps, and cups are always better for the environment? Think again.

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

Notre Dame to open Chick-fil-A on campus despite student, staff protest of company values

NPR Illinois to lose university funding

'Hawkpocalypse': Baby birds of prey have leaped from their nests to escape West's extreme heat

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Nudge Nudge Wink Wink Edition

Pritzker has 'no plans' for added mitigations; 'local control' is focus of new school guidelines

Biden's Schedule for Sunday, July 18, 2021

Cook County Board of Review benches employee who allegedly took bribes for property tax breaks

When animal farm is trending you know the Tories are taking liberties, again...

Pete Buttigieg spotlights Red Line South extension while in Chicago to push for Biden infrastructure

Despite criticism, DeSantis travels to Texas to talk border security; FL is a 'destination' for

On this day, July 18, 1976, Nadia Comaneci was awarded a 10.0 at the Summer Olympics in Montreal.

Germany walks out of Olympics match after racist attacks by Honduras team.

The right to vote is in serious danger in Michigan

Democratic US House Members from Republican leaning US House districts.

"Nadia's Theme," "Jump in the Line," and "Yes Sir, That's My Baby"

I've had 2 Pfizer vaccines in April.

Divers join search for 14 people in flooded tunnel in China

A question for anti-vaxers:

Protests over transgender rights at LA spa turn violent

Yeah, I'll be rushing down to vacay in Florida real soon! They've got lotsa covid, red tide,

Canada's farmers brace for new heat wave as scorching summer leaves cherries roasting on trees

The August recess

Jean shorts, or jorts, are flying off shelves.

Hot Dogs?

Listen Abby Phillip on CNN


Donald Trump Bashes Bret Baier Over Fox News' Arizona Election Audit Coverage

Lonnie Mack was born on this date.

Dion has a birthday today.

Martha Reeves has a birthday today.

On The Road In Uzbekistan (8 photos)

Ricky Skaggs has a birthday today.

If I Can Dream - Elvis Presley

My garden is overflowing with cherry tomatoes. Looking for some new easy recipe suggestions. Also,

Concerning my post about consoling words at my ex husband's "celebration of life."

Florida leads nation in coronavirus infections in 2020-like surge

It's the guns.

WaPost gives @GOP Sen Ron Johnson four 'Pinocchios' for 'peddling' vaccine misinformation

Covidiot Solution: Put the vaccine in Hot Pockets. Nobody worries about what's in those.

Five Stories from Europe You May Have Missed

A Perfect Meme Answers Question - Why does the far left have so much trouble speaking courteously?

Spooky is playing Peek-a-boo with me, this morning

What's for breakfast? New Jersey's own.

Republicans are lying about voting in Delaware! rant

Does @ninaturner thinks we have memory Loss? She wanted Trump Re-elected! ...

The NYPD choked Eric Garner to death seven years ago today.

Erin Gilmer, Disability Rights Activist, Dies at 38 (TW: Death by suicide)

UK's First Gas-Fired Allam Cycle Power Plant Taking Shape

Would they really have killed Mike Pence?

The illusion of choice: five stats that expose America's food monopoly crisis

I'd like to see a run-down of Fox News personalities. How many are fully vaccinated?

Democratic schism on display in Ohio special

So what exactly is the Republican endgame on COVID?

OPEC, allies raise limits for 5 countries to end oil dispute

Calgary-Banff passenger rail project advances to development phase

A Supreme Court ruling that's right out of the 19th century

Another Proud Boy Now EX-POLICE OFFICER Bites the dust....Kevin Tuck

U.S. Hits Highest Number of Daily New Coronavirus Cases in the World Again: Nearly 80,000

Republican Candidates Have Backed Themselves into a Corner

Before role in Surfside condo that fell, engineer had hand in another building mess

Doonesbury - The Continuing Tweets Of Roland B. Hedley, Jr.

Trump's new chief spokeswoman, Liz Harrington, has been a serial promoter of election lies


Did CNN's Dana Bash scold the Republican Senator? Tell Right-Wing Media to stop the misinformation.

Summer In The City

New Olympic sport

Padres/Nationals suspended game, and a question on 2021 rule on Doubleheaders games

System Of A Down - Sugar (Official Video)

As a individual that has taken the J & J Vaccine

Voting Rights a Factor in Quality of Life Study

Dozens injured after man sprays bear repellent inside Florida Bath and Body Works, police say

You know what's odd about the vaccine deniers?

Timothy Snyder: Elements of Trump's Big Lie sound alarms for students of history (video)

Got to say this

Norfolk, Mass, Police searching for a man accused of having sex with a horse

New Jersey Woman Faces $250-Per-Day Fine For Her 'F*ck Biden' Signs

Your unseen gun violence tax.

Can the Southwest Survive With Less Water?

LAPD shoots protester at close range using "rubber bullets."

Colourised footage of England in 1901, everyone intrigued by the camera

Democrats need to embrace politicians like Nina Turner who don't toe the party line: Lucas M. Blower

Charlie Wilson's War

Same old, same old...

First world problem / grumble

Fact check: Arizona audit chief baselessly raises suspicion about 74,000 ballots

Dogs are born expecting humans to communicate with them.

Dozens injured after man sprays bear repellent inside Florida Bath and Body Works, police say

Good Day DU (July 18, 2021)

Lindsey Graham threatens to leave Washington, DC and deny the Senate a quorum

Climate change may be about to kill off Napa Valley.

(Pa) Day-care employee charged with attempted murder of a 1-year-old, abusing another

Unvaccinated Could Be Breeding Ground, 'Cannon Fodder' For Covid Variants, US Officials Fear

🧵 Texas Senate passes "Anti-CRT" bill (this is horrendous)

"Babyteeth". A powerful, off-beat gem.

They lie about EVERYTHING (Sen. Todd Young lying about Biden's border policies)

Revealed: leak uncovers global abuse of cyber-surveillance weapon

Sally Gearhart, Veteran Activist and Academic, Dead at 90

TCM 3:45 pm An Affair to Remember (1957)

Jewish Dems are proud to endorse @ShontelMBrown in the #OH11 primary.

Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II goes ALL CAPS on Kyrsten Sinema

Matt Gaetz is saying that a woke, marxist, Antifa mob scared away his supporters. Let's check...

When They Provide Us With Total Americans Vaccinated They Also Say "X" Amount Have 1 Shot......

Two athletes living in Tokyo Olympic Village test positive for COVID-19

Union leader Pedro Castillo confirmed as Peru's president-elect

Union leader Pedro Castillo confirmed as Peru's president-elect

What Fiction are you reading this week, July 18, 2021?

TFG & his drunk lawyer could face criminal investigation in Arizona over their attempts to

Israel quietly letting Jews pray on Temple Mount, in break with status quo -- TV

NYC COVID Cases Jump 32% as Neighborhood Concerns Mount (Especially on Staten Island)

Boris Johnson back in coronavirus quarantine on eve of Britain's 'Freedom Day'

8 or 10 hotdog buns ina package....

Arizona A.G. Asks Secretary of State for Evidence of Illegal Voting,

980 new cases on the AZ Dashboard today, Sun.; 3 deaths

CDC Should Admit It Was Wrong And Urge Vaccinated Americans To Wear Masks Again, Says Former Surgeon

Rob Portman says IRS enforcement off the table for funding $1.2T infrastructure package

Enough is enough with the vaccine deniers.. no more molly coddling

MSNBC's Joy Reid Calls Out Kyrsten Sinema Over Voting Rights Act After John Lewis Tweet

Why are wrongly-convicted people still imprisoned in Missouri?

Los Angeles Sheriff Refuses To Enforce New Indoor Mask Mandate

Maybe it's just me . . .

Courts crack down on the 'Kraken' lawyers

Union warehouse workers at Fred Meyer vote to authorize strike

Afghan vet: 'What have we ended up with at the end of it?'

Did you ever wonder---why hamburger and hotdogs buns are sliced one fourth of the

GOP Reps Gaetz and Greene Ignore 3 Cancellations and Show Up Anyway in Riverside

Unvaccinated Wouldn't Even Listen to Their Doctor

Far-right British commentator Katie Hopkins dropped from Big Brother (Aus) after flouting hotel quar

Elvis Presley Got The Polio Vaccine On TV To Boost Confidence, 1956 Epidemic

What pairs with beetle? Startups seek to make bugs tasty

You snooze, you lose...

Texas GOP Vote To 'Cancel' Teaching Women's Suffrage And Civil Rights

Detroit conducting arts census in effort to get more funding for its creative workforce

Israeli spyware was used ito hack 37 journalists' smartphones, including Khashoggi

Pick a Card

52 years after the moon landing, Republicans reject science and America is unraveling

The looming era of endemic COVID

Fact check: Arizona audit chief baselessly raises suspicion about 74,000 ballots

Police release images of 10 men wanted over Euro 2020 Wembley final unrest

Spyware sold to authoritarian regimes used to target activists, politicians and journalists

Thought Amazon Couldn't Sink Any Lower?? THINK AGAIN!!!

Facebook To Biden: 'We Aren't The Reason Vaccination Goal Was Missed'

Want to get the unvaccinated, vaxxed?

Tweet for the 1/6 commission to watch (a lot of domestic terrorists on video):

Oof, Y'all, Just Added Over 300 New Words And Definitions

Cartoons 7/18/2021

Pennsylvania election audit gets GOP campaign trail embrace

Snohomish County winds down emergency response to COVID-19

Condo owner sees damage similar to Surfside

TFG's GOP enablers know just what's coming

Election overturn suit: Texas attorney general says bar state probe is unconstitutional

Wisconsin workers fight factory move to Mexico: 'Anxiety is through the roof'

The People's Pool

Why the GOP is keeping TFG bubble-wrapped

Rights group in Russia shuts down amid government crackdown

The Pandemic Has a New Epicenter: Indonesia

What's Actually Happening in Portland, Oregon

New update:one more week!

In Undervaccinated Arkansas, Covid Upends Life All Over Again

"I've spent 7 years watching the Anti-Vax movement evolve online and have thoughts"

What do we ethically owe those who refuse the COVID-19 vaccine?

Washington's North Cascades Highway closure extended as 3 wildfires burn nearby

Jamal Khashoggi's wife targeted with spyware before his death

So....what's the going rate to buy a Senator?

So, today's litter find...

Matt Gaetz will only take photos with supporters who acknowledge he is a pedophile. 🤣😂

Meidas Touch: Matt Gaetz MELTS DOWN When Told He's NOT a Pedophile 😂

Actual Voter Fraud Might Be Confirmed! The College Republicans in 'disarray' After Stolen Election

After everything that has happened, Republicans are still trying to "normalize" Donald Trump.

Black Lives Matter activists question equal exercise of Florida protest law

We are all familiar with the Republicans' frequent insistence that an apple is a banana. Their

There is a huge flaw in voter suppression.

On this day, July 18, 1951, Klaatu and Gort landed on the Ellipse.

This is funny: Facebook has a "Vice President of Integrity"!!!

Democrats guide to a majority in the US Senate and US House in 2022.

Lie repellent phrases for use on Republicans

On this day, July 18, 1951, Klaatu and Gort landed on the Ellipse.

Covid-19: UK PM and chancellor to self-isolate in U-turn

On this day, July 18, 1951, Klaatu and Gort landed on the Ellipse.

I released my inner vaccine snob

Lawmakers extend Gov. Ned Lamont's emergency authority

Republicans Will Not Agree to More IRS Enforcement

Rick Scott slams door-to-door vax program as 'intimidation'

Radio host Larry Elder not on list of CA recall candidates

Gainesville considers permanently legalizing public drinking

U.S. Leads Again In New Daily Coronavirus Cases

Sherrod Brown(D-OH) US Senate Electoral Victories.


Department of Labor admits it overcharged unemployed Pennsylvanians millions of dollars

Climate change. Mitigation or Adaptation?

My dream.

"We live in two Americas. Two totally different Americas..."

Conservative blasts conservative pundits who blame liberal "smugness" for antivax MAGAs:

This is the conversation soon to take place across the nation:

Happy thought for the day. It occurred to me that the RW may find out how hard it really is to

Wait...wut?!? Athletes to sleep on 'anti-sex' cardboard beds at Olympic Games amid COVID

I'm getting really tired of all the complaining,

Would you go on a cruise thats main selling point is to celebrate your FREEDOM

AOC Sends Boebert PANICKING For Attention

In Trump's Jan. 6 recast, attackers become martyrs, heroes

Go Jen Psaki

Carol Burnett Still Doesn't Know Who Mailed Her the Money to Pay for College - The Howard Stern Show

Could NC get two Democratic US Senators in the near future?

People know I hate capitalism

I don't think you're a pedophile,

Welcome Back - John Sebastian

Nina Turner had questionable issues with Our Revolution

QAnon fanatics are rebranding their 'secret war.' And it's working.

Tucker Carlson went on the record with reporter. Here's what she learned (CNN)

Why Married Men Might Be an Overlooked but Crucial Voting Bloc

If US Senator Sinema(D-AZ) were to get a top tier primary challenge in 2024.

Since I have Bill Gates tracking chip in my body,

Hypothetical question: Can the US military be used against American citizens who try to start

Appeals court allows CDC to enforce rules for cruise ships in blow to DeSantis

Tweet of the Day

"Conservative pornstar" derails Turning Point USA's right-wing youth gathering

Bomb threat on the Mackinac Bridge

Just picked a bowl of wild raspberries, and poured them on some vanilla ice cream

Remember this when people ask about the teacher shortage.

Leopard Breaks Into A School, Rescued by Wildlife SOS in Maharashtra

Calavera Art As A Tool To Mock Anti-Vaxxers

Anyone think it would help some of the MAGAs change their minds about Trump if they viewed

My nephew took his own life yesterday.


Trump lashes out at Fox News after report on Arizona's recount (CNN)

Mackinac Bridge closed to traffic due to bomb threat, state police say

What's for Dinner, Sunday, July 18, 2021

United States donates 3.5 million Moderna vaccines to Argentina

United States donates 3.5 million Moderna vaccines to Argentina


Gov. Ron DeSantis loses court battle against COVID safety demands: report

Ana Navarro on Gov. DeSantis: 'Grotesque And Irresponsible'

Ana Navarro on Gov. DeSantis: 'Grotesque And Irresponsible'

An inconvenient truth about Republican vs. Democratic legislation. Sen. Tim Kaine is right.

'Hell Yeah I Would Leave': Lindsey Graham Suggests Republicans Copy Texas Democrats, Flee Washington

"Charlie Kirk encourages his young supporters at their summer gathering to "play a game" where they

Time Magazine July 18, 1983 - Bowie

Magic Itself Is No Magic Bullet: Technology and Social Conflict

One of my all-time favorite Japanese drama: Gokusen

George Takei FTW

Editorial: Here, the people rule, and their right to vote must be safeguarded

Tweet of the Evening:

There is a push to link schools and school systems with COVID-19 vaccine providers to make on-site v

Competitive US Senate Elections in 2022 that Democrats are likely to win.

Will the voting restrictions create permanent Republican majorities?

Question for anti-vaxers.

'I'm very pleased she'll be leaving': Australian government cancels Katie Hopkins' visa

A herd of cattle is no match for this goose

Sorry late, just discovered some ospreys found perch across the creek!

GOPer blames White House for constituents vaccine resistance

Walter Masterson: I went to an ANTI-VAXX rally and used all of their talking points.

Any hominy/posole enthusiasts here? A question.

What is the spelling for a Japanese word s/l Ooomameee

The big guns from the oil and gas industry are out to get Nina.

Roxie was deemed useless after giving birth. Then she discovers human love.

Is Mike Lindell smoking crack again?

Idiocracy: a disturbingly prophetic look at the future of America - and our era of stupidity

Visiting a Japanese Summer Fest: Natsu Matsuri

I think most if not all of these 'negotiations' are a waste of time.

Klobuchar: Infrastructure bill could include voting measures

"Rather...Fauci our Florida than have people go through death by DeSantis."

Matt Gaetz Hits Out at Protesters As Rally With Marjorie Taylor Greene Cut

OPEC+ Clinches Deal to Boost Output

Hunan style Mid-Autumn Festival in China

Starving Pittie Transforms into Wonderful Friend- 3min 22secs..(please give time to load)

The Winking Owl: Here for You

GOP teeing up critical race theory for midterms in Minnesota, across the nation