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Archives: December 18, 2022

No Wake, No Funeral, No Memorial Service

3 baby pandas wrestling in the snow:

Rescue Village Dingo Feared Everything, Now She Travels The World

Meri meri

Stunning snow art:

Madison Cawthorn BURNED With Crushing Hit By His Own Lawyers - The Damage Report

Journalist: Trump's new venture is coming at a 'cost' (CNN)

*The U.S. and the Holocaust, on MPT now. CH 22

The Sisters Of Mercy - Marian (Version) ℗ 1985

The future of IVF is in jeopardy

Michelle Mone's businessman husband faces jail if found guilty of Spanish tax charge

DeSantis Reverses Himself on Coronavirus Vaccines (Good read)

'Obscene And Unprecedented': Text Messages Reveal GOP Calls To Overturn 2020 Election Results - MSNBC

'Obscene And Unprecedented': Text Messages Reveal GOP Calls To Overturn 2020 Election Results-MSNBC

Incoming Democratic US Senators in 2024.

Attacker yells 'Kanye 2024' during antisemitic assault, police say

News Wrap: Barrage of Russian missiles kills Ukrainian civilians - PBS NewsHour

Elon Musk Lands on Mars

The Game Is Up: Disillusioned Trump Voters Tell Their Stories (2022) Full Movie Documentary

How racial biases in medical algorithms lead to inequities in care - PBS NewsHour

'The legal system failing': Colorado Club Q shooting happened after judge's warning

Ha ha, what a dope, I thought buying those hero cards of tRump people would get all of them.....

Georgia Grand Jury's Trump Probe Nears End

#Far2faded - SEAPUNK MIXTAPE 💙💚🏝️⚓🚤🎶

Musk Cries Foul Over Flight Data That's Readily Available

Had a gathering at my house last night.

Putin's War

Russia's Shadowy Mercenary Air Force Is Losing More And More Jets In Ukraine

On a cold, gray Saturday night, I'm enjoying a Costa Del Sol.

Tesla Plans to Announce Mexico EV Plant as Soon as Next Week

Elon Musk fish. He reminds me so much of a fish, but I can't

Dark Brandon and TFG digital cards

Patron Instagram video

More than $5.5 million owed in West Seattle low bridge violations

The Mavericks - Christmas Show Final Encore - Dec. 7, '22

Matt Taibbi and Elon Musk are now going after Ted Lieu

Global map showing only population density

Hey y'all Georgia DUers! Happy Holidays!

unhinged Kari Lake:if they think they are going to get away with it, they messed with the wrong b*tc

Neal Katyal: "For 187 min, Donald Trump Grabbed a Bag of Popcorn & Watched Jan 6 Go Down..."

Russia's Rosbank halts dollar, euro, dirham operations after U.S. sanctions

WaPo: A guide to getting started with Twitter alternative Mastodon

Beau of the Fifth Column: Let's talk about where Artemis goes from here....

N. Carolina voter ID still void after Supreme Court ruling

US set to name Joe Kennedy as Northern Ireland envoy

The Legend of John Mastodon

RL Burnside on Conan, with his grandson Cedric on drums

Anti-abortion activists indicted for blocking NYC Planned Parenthood door told staff: 'We're going

PLEASE HELP! - Reagan cartoon!

January 6 committee to refer Trump to the DOJ for prosecution. Here's why the charges WILL STICK

Khruangbin on Tiny Desk

Dumbass movie and TV sh!t: "I need 24 hours."

I fucking hate these fucking dumbass sideline reporters. I'll say no more! 🤬

100k Winter Solstice Ride today.

For the folks imagining the Trump's NFTs were a money-laundering plot...the reality is far simpler.

Why Peru has had 7 presidents in 6 years: Legacy of Fujimori dictatorship's constitution

It appears that I might be encountering the NASA Administrator in a few weeks...

Any PBS a "Chef's Life" fans?

Steven Crowder Goes on Unhinged & Dangerous Rant! - Luke Beasley

Just opened an account on postimage (after going to community help)Put up...

Watching 1883. I had no idea that the pioneers had access to veneers! 😁

We'll Be Back -- Megadeth [Live @ SiriusXM]

Peru coup: CIA agent turned US ambassador met with defense minister day before president overthrown

EU deploys Election Observation Mission to Peru

Update on Dolly-----

T. Rex - 20th Century Boy

My Plan to run against Kyrsten Sinema

Democratic lawmakers are looking for the exits in case Twitter implodes

Don Knotts gets nervous

ZZ Top - La Grange / Tush (Live From Texas)

New Petition Pressures US House Members Not to Seat GOP Insurrectionists in 2023

Rosanne Cash sings 'The Only Thing Worth Fighting For'

This economist proves this economic system is a fraud that screws the working class.

George Thorogood & The Destroyers - Who Do You Love (Bo Diddley cover)

Peru's ex-president faced bigotry for impoverished past

RIE aka Suzuku Never cry

Slade - Merry Christmas Everybody

Comeback-King Vikings Set NFL Rally Record In Win Vs. Colts

Legal Expert Identifies At Least Three Felonies Trump Could Be Charged With Right Now - Ring of Fire

Johnny Burnett and the Rock 'N' Roll Trio - The Train Kept A-Rollin'

Protesters in Peru refuse to back down as political crisis deepens

Lucky pups celebrate the Christmas season in Ukraine

NO country does stupid like MY country

Delta resumes service to Cuba in spring 2023

Bruce Springsteen - Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town (Live in Houston, 1978)

The subreddit replacing the banned ElonJet Twitter account is massively popular.

Cheech & Chong - Santa Claus and his Old Lady

Pristine Colombian island in tug of war over naval base

Placebo - Every You Every Me (live at the Rock Am Ring music festival, Germany, June 4, 2006)

11 ancient sites that are mysteriously aligned with the sun on the winter solstice, in photos.

John Prine - Christmas in Prison (Live)

Mike Lindell took a knee

U.S. Congressman Ritchie Torres NY15 is on

Is it time to buy Mastodon stock?

Just saw a raccoon try and get into my house via the cat door.

Arenna - Eclipse

Coleridge-Taylor's 'Violin Concerto', Elena Urioste on violin

Eagles - Already Gone (studio version + live at the California Jam Festival, 1974)

How do I post my own avatar on DU?


How fucking stupid must one be to plot to kill the FBI agents who investigated him?

Jane Goodall: Trump Acts Like A Male Chimp Trying To Intimidate Rivals

*TODAY* Dec. 17 - enough for Beyond a Reasonable Doubt insurrection - Trump blatant threat

SNL up next: Elvis star Austin Butler makes his SNL debut as host. He'll be joined by musical guest

Kinda' says it all . . .

El Paso mayor declares state of emergency over influx of migrants from Mexico border

Glenn Kirschner: J6 CMTE Considering Referrals on Trump for Conspiracy, Insurrection & Obstruction.

Yes, please, Monday, Monday

New series The Porter highlights the importance of showcasing Black Canadian history

Iran government's crackdown on protests turn deadly - NewsNation Prime

The Winery Dogs - Moonage Daydream (Bowie tribute. Studio version + live + articles on the tribute)

How Restoration Videos Are Faked

Snow potential index: 1/10 (→) A storm that could come through around Thursday-Friday this week

The Winery Dogs - Moonage Daydream (Bowie tribute. Studio version + live + articles on the tribute)

"Malvinas are not Argentine, and definitively... Falklands are English," argues Peruvian lawmaker

Asians Mocked At Purdue University Graduation by the Chancellor!

Dobrinka Tabakova's 'Good Will To Men, Peace On Earth", Apollo5

SNL: Trump NFT Cold Open

Asians Mocked At Purdue University Graduation by the Chancellor!

The media fights back. Major media embraces Mastodon.

Why Isn't Filipino Food More Popular?

Musk to Adam Schiff: Thankfully, you lose your chairmanship very soon. Your brain is too small.

Monopoly - Trump edition

Musk just suspended the Washington Post's Taylor Lorenz, for a press inquiry. UPDATE from her.

☦️ Eastern Orthodox Christian Giving Thanks AGAIN to St. Anthony of Padua

flood watch for all hawaiian islands thru monday afternoon....

1. HOW DO YOU DECIDE WHO TO MARRY? (Written by kids)

Please stop posting every Musk suspension of Tweeters. It only gives him publicity! nt

As appropriate today as ever

John Bolton: Donald Trump Has No Philosophy. 'It's Performance Art.' - Velshi - MSNBC (2 videos)

Sunday Morning Christmas🎄Jazz and Bossa Nova Music for a Sunny Day Livestream

email from ruben gallego re sinema challenge "my decision" launches - directory of journalists on Mastodon

Sunday Funnies 12/18/22

Doonesbury Plus

Comcast turned off my e mail without notice

Oh my God tooth infection not getting better by antibiotics? I am suffering!

Two Additional by Dobrinka Tabakova

This is what New Zealanders would call a wanker.

Temecula students walk out in protest of new critical race theory ban

I sat outside, roasting coffee beans. Temperature was in the mid 30's.

Russia Changes Drone Launch Site Over Crimea Vulnerability Concerns: U.K

"The Enchanted Forest of Light"

SNL: Weekend Update

(Jewish Group) 16 Hanukkah Songs to Light Up This Year

'Jews not welcome' graffiti found at Bethesda high school

Distant Lover - Marvin Gaye

I LOVED CECELIES IMPRESSIONS. Cecily Strong Exiting 'SNL' After 11 Seasons

Breakfast Sunday 18 December 2022

FTX Bankruptcy Papers Reveal How $7 Bn of Cash Vanished as SBF Faces 115 Years in Jail - Joe Blogs

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) O Christmas Squeeee 2022 Edition

Al Franken - BEST OF: Anne Nelson on the Right Wing Shadow Network - (December 18, 2022)

Vladimir Putin's penis-headed statue erected in UK village

Ex-federal prosecutor breaks down DOJ's potential next steps - CNN

Baroque Selections for a Sundae 🍨

Band Aid - Do they know it's christmas

Memories of Santa

Marc Anthony -I Need To Know

The Egoloon does not like freedom of the press and John Mastodon materializes

Wordle 547 *** Spoiler Thread*** 12/18

Judge to halt provision making California gun suits costlier

Prosecuting the Fake Electors: Wisconsin Case Study and Template for Other States

'Have Cellos, Will Travel'/Baroque Music

Let me make this Pellucidly Clear

The rock-hurling spat that could upend Colorado's river access rules

Scientists discover hammerhead shark nursery in Ecuador's Galapagos

All I want for Christmas is for this emoticon to be added to Face Book

Ohio teacher told principal using students' preferred pronouns violated her religion.

Jabiru Stork

World Cup

U.S. Health Officials Seek New Curbs on Private Medicare Advantage Plans

Special election set for western Virginia House of Delegates seat

Bach's 'Orchestral Suite No. 2', Pahud on flute

Virginia Holton, Va. first lady who backed integration, dies at 97

On this day, December 18, 1981, the "SCTV Staff Christmas Party" episode was aired.

I wonder, is the FBI monitoring Trumps phone calls, spying on him?

On December 17, 1982, the "SCTV - Johnny LaRue Street Beef Christmas Show" episode was aired.

On this day, December 18, 1987, "Moonstruck" was released.

Spent yesterday doing setup's on Harley Benton's.

On this day, December 18, 2017, an Amtrak train running on a new route derailed near Olympia.

Putin meets with military chiefs to discuss Russia's next moves in Ukraine war - Times Radio

On this day, December 18, 1981, 35 million people around the world watched a Rod Stewart concert.

On this day, December 18, 1972, the "Christmas bombings" of North Vietnam began.

Heavy snow has left thousands without power in New England and New York

Let me tell you about Charlie

Pee Wee Crayton was born on this date.

Keith Richards has a birthday today.

A Republican is seeking to throw out his daughter's absentee ballot after she voted for his Democrat

Is China Really Backing Off Zero Covid? - China Uncensored

"The wheels of justice grind slowly, but----"

Red-throated Diver

On this day, December 18, 1981, the Tupolev Tu-160 "White Swan" first took to the skies.

Tamales for breakfast. I'll say no more!

A peaceful moment for you today

Zelensky's FIFA speech

My sweet Madoc, this morning

Where it ends.

N Korea fires 2 ballistic missiles capable of reaching Japan

John Sarbanes home in Towson,MD is not located in MD-3, but located in MD-2. What does Sarbanes do?


If criminal referrals are so meaningless...?

I have the virus.

Greenland - Flying over whales (4K) - July 2018

World Cup final - 10 A. M. ET - France vs. Argentina - n/t

Cross posting from GD about my horrible tooth ache.

Lifetime secret service protection for TFG and his family

What are Bel Edwards chances of becoming US Senator assuming Kennedy becomes Governor?

Drowning Dog Saved With Hydrofoil

Will J6 committee refer criminal charges against Ginni Thomas?

This introvert dog has zero FOMO

Andean Cock of the Rock

Useless, bloated bag of noxious gas

The Military, where are they in this equation as The Thing attempts, miserably, to foment...what??

This is terrorism, and ignoring it any longer is sheer folly

Is gun violence a mental health problem?

Kim Jong-un impersonator at FIFA World Cup; sarcastic demonstration at World Cup 2022 - WION


A Republican's prayer:

Gas is FINALLY under $3 in Flint.

Beau of the Fifth Column: Let's talk about Republicans addressing the elephant in the room....

Democrats Introduce Bill To Block Trump From Holding Office - Farron Balanced

Herschel Walker, My Concussion And Society

What the Final Stage of Reaganism Looks Like

Even if you don't like soccer, this AM is one to watch: Final Argentina V France: NO SPOILERS

"Mrs. Santa Claus", a Christmas movie with Angela Lansbury, free on youtube

2 words for TFG tomorrow when he blusters about his innocence, PROVE IT

Who should we follow on Mastadon?

Trump Ominously Evokes Jan. 6, Tells Backers It's Time To 'Deal With' FBI, DOJ 'Thugs'

All across the country,

Trump 2 scoops nft (warning-ugly)

So I just listened to Reps Gonzales/R and Cuellar/D

Wholly holly sunrise

Hate Speech Laws in Canada

How many of us have still been able to avoid Covid?

Six specific reasons why soccer blows

Anniversaries and Posting Milestones (December 18, 2022)

Business Insider: "Elon's stale playbook"

Marc Elias has a new podcast!

Satire: Finland vs USA Police

OMG, soccer just got exciting

Oh my, France!

Arizona Judge grants Kari Lake's request to inspect midterm ballots

Bergoglio KOs Pavone - good news this Sunday morning

NYT Putins war, how a walk in the park became a catastrophe for Russia.

A Year In An Amazon Forest Consumed By Flames, Desperation And Greed

Australian Government Cuts Electricity Produced By Burning Native Timber From "Renewable" Category

Grey throated Sunbird and Flaming Sunbird

What Fiction are you reading this week, December 18, 2022?

COP15 - Developing World Walkout Driven By More Funding For China, Brazil, Not Truly Poor Nations

Chill wind in southern MD 12/18

Haring Ibon, The Great Philippine Eagle by Alain Pascua

So the IRS sends form 15112 EIC Worksheet (CP27) and asks you to fill it out

Donald Trump's NFT Trading Cards Sell Out, Raise Over $5M

Getting ready!

Getting ready

The GOP Wants to Investigate Green Groups for 'Collusion' Against American Energy

The GOP Wants to Investigate Green Groups for 'Collusion' Against American Energy

US Senate Elections in 2024 that the Democrats will win.

ABC's Martha Raddatz dings TX Gov Abbott & GOP: You tell migrants the border's open, not Biden

TX TX TX - the wingnut priest & judge edition - separate from the statewide Office squatters

Ok soccer distractors... how about now?

test of image

Elizabeth Warren's Interest Rate Policy In Action? Turkey's Super High Inflation

OMG - It's SuperPooper Traitor Greene vs. the Evil Genius Wal Mart!

Why Peru is reviving a pre-Incan technology for water

Musk, who doesn't like his location known, is at the World Cup with Kushner.

Deal reached for new non-Russian power source for Europe

Steve Herman is in twitter limbo after appeal

OMG, what a game!

"Quiet thriving" - economists make up a new "trend" to guilt you into working for free

Twitter now banning links not just to Mastodon, but to Facebook, Instagram, Post, Tribel,

Movie Copperhead

Anteater Rescued From Power Line

Argentina win World Cup, beating France in penalty shootout

Argentina win World Cup, beating France in penalty shootout

Argentina win World Cup, beating France in penalty shootout

Interesting World Cup Perspective

Girls Taught Neglected Horse to Trust Humans Again

Who is likely to be the Democratic nominee for the 2024 MD US Senate Election? Raskin or Sarbanes?

Republican LOSERS Blame Everyone But Themselves - Rebel HQ

U.S. wrongly revoked Oppenheimer security clearance: Biden admin

TFG Faces More Woes in Jan. 6 Panel's Blockbuster Finale

Holy Make-A-Profit, Batman! Joe Biden is a Successful Businessman too! Whoda thunk it!

Inslee, Ferguson to announce bills to combat gun violence

A new sanctuary arises from a tragedy

Seattle Center Monorail to become fully accessible to all, thanks to $15 million grant

A lazy Sunday afternoon with James Booker

Insights from Ukraine and Russia - "No One Is Going Home!" - Wife Shares With Her Military Husband .

2 major King County cities ranked among happiest in America

Pa. Republicans fight to prolong House majority and pass far-reaching constitutional amendments

Russian convicts recruited to fight in Ukraine were warned they'd be shot if they deserted.

Ain't No Such Thing As A Superman

Gas must be falling a lot

Asking for advice. I have a 17 year old neutered cat who suddenly stopped eating and drinking.

Fellas and I went to Gym workout

Seeing what is happening at the bird site with journalists being banned or suspended for reporting

Military Spending Surges, Creating New Boom for Arms Makers

Found on Face Book. It's both timely and FUNNY.

Dance crazes of the '60s - how many can you still do?

Messi's Argentina beat France in dramatic penalty shootout to win World Cup

So, who wants to tell us that "watching soccer is like watching paint dry"?

Billy Strings w/Michael Cleveland - Sally Goodin

A Seattle woman can't build affordable housing on her property without first paying the city $77,000

Trump NFT Images Are Based on Freely Available Photos, But His Fans Bought Them Anyway

mr free speech banning links to other sites

The sun will set in DC today at 4:48 p.m. A week ago, it set at 4:46 p.m.

Texas Republicans Go After Abortion Pills

Drivers should heed no parking signs on US 2 near Stevens Pass, or risk a tow

Philippine Trogon (male and female)

Republicans claim border 'chaos' without Title 42 but don't have better plan: Padilla

GOP governor challenges DeSantis on vaccines: 'We shouldn't undermine science'

Cops Caught On Camera Breaking The Law - Rebel HQ

The most important thing about Trump's trading cards is NOT the 4.5mil he made.

Twitter bans promotion of accounts on other social media sites

The GOP Is Responsible For These Clowns

Your least favorite Christmas song?

1,000 words not necessary. Jared and Elon at the World Cup

Christmas album rec! 👍🏾

Hey DOJ, who is Nick Luna? How about looking into that.

Anyone here still struggle with post-covid taste

Missing American college student found in Spain, prosecutor says.

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Monday, 19 December 2022

I have an idea what Facebook, Instagram and the other sites banned by Twitter should do:

DUers who own horses, read this RIGHT NOW!

Trump's NFT grift reminds me of

I'm old school.

Conserving Piero della Francesca's 'Nativity' - Art restoration

Twitter Bans Linking to Mastodon, Facebook, Truth Social and Other Competitors

DT's trading cards had a price of $99, limit 100 to a customer. This is significant because

Eloon self doxxed

Inside The Ugly Fight To Become The Next Republican Chair

The 4 horsemen of the Apocalypse?


Cartoons 12/18/2022

Roosters still allowed, with $50 fee, in Everett

50th anniversary of the car crash that killed Biden's wife Neilia and 13-month-old daughter Naomi

Worker shortage, housing crisis: Edmonds tiny home project aims at both

Jan. 6 Committee Considering Recommending Three Charges Against Donald Trump - American Voices MSNBC

Elon Musk Has Lied For 27 Years About His Credentials

TFG looks like he's imitating Biden on this NFT

When the cold air and snow comes, what is your favorite cold weather food or drink?

Schiff says Trump's political relevance may have slowed DOJ probes

NEW Legislation to DISQUALIFY Trump from Political Office INTRODUCED - Meidas Touch

Mass funeral in Gaza draws tears, rare criticism of Hamas

Announcement: The Top 10's new social media home!

Elon Musk DEBUNKS the Tesla Semi, BOOED, Twitter Bannings, and Tesla CRASHING

Jan. 6 committee to weigh actions against GOP lawmakers who flouted subpoenas, Schiff says

Kosovo rebel commander sentenced to 26 years in prison for war crimes in case overseen by Jack Smith

Desperate abortion foes resort to new tactics while pregnant people find ways to thwart them

Here's the truth about Stephen Miller's absurd mission to save white men from oppression

Lookie-Loos in our house right now. Ask me anything - about anything!

Alaska's Arctic waterways are turning orange, threatening drinking water

Biden Beats Trump Among Billionaires

Billy Joel Shares Health Update, Postpones December Residency in New York City

Biden and House GOP to Start 2023 With Scant Ties

Tonight's ABC Sunday Night Movie is The Sound Of Music!

Mistrial declared in gun case against Capitol riot suspect Hatchet Speed

Elon Musk's role at Tesla questioned as Twitter occupies his attention

Burrow or Brady?

Salang tunnel: 19 killed, dozens injured in fire

YouTube TV is confusing.

Tesla loses "false advertising"-case after not showing up in court.

Dangerous Cop Creates Intense Encounter - Charges Dropped (LackLuster)

Swastika spray-painted on senior center ahead of Pride celebration in North Carolina

WATCH LIVE: National Menorah lighting ceremony on the Ellipse

Fox News' DUMBEST War On Christmas Moments - Rebel HQ

30 facts you may not know about Jewish history in America (slideshow)

(Jewish Group) 30 facts you may not know about Jewish history in America (slideshow)

Poor people pay more for slower Internet service

Ukraine: Russia to deploy musicians to front to boost morale

Sen. Susan Collins Moves To Block Stricter Rules Protecting Endangered Whales

Mastodon network is definitely taking

What's for Dinner, Sun., Dec. 18, 2022

Biden administration set to start refilling oil reserve

You know, Musk made a severe error of judgement IMO

Beau of the Fifth Column: Let's talk about a McCarthy quote you should remember....

US Senate seats up for re-election in 2024 that the Democrats will win to remain in the majority.

Biden-Harris Administration Announces $750 Million To Accelerate Clean Hydrogen Technologies

Elon Musk asks Twitter investors for more money

Sunset, southern MD

Melbourne researchers use sound waves to boost green hydrogen production 14-fold

Happy Chanukah!

Racial Profiling Cops Arrest The WRONG Person

The Number of Tesla Powerwalls Required That Would Address the Current German Dunkleflaute Event.

DEC 18 All Creatures Great and Small On Masterpiece Season 2 Reruns 🐎 Parts 4-5-6

Leading Conservative Paper Rips Trump For Being Pathetic Candidate - Ring of Fire

AM Fest is a stochastic terrorism palooza.

and now, the yearly presentation of the heart-warming life-affirming holiday story of

Study Finds Stark Difference In Antibody Levels With COVID Survivors Who Lost Taste Or Smell

Tweet of the Day

If you own horses, read this RIGHT NOW!

Sad reflection of part of Tennessee and mixed racial marriages. (hate crimes) at link below:

Free webinar: Pullias Center to Host Webinar Examining Critical Race Theory (CRT) on Jan. 26, 2022

musk may have exposed twitter to massive liability

Was Trump trading cards grift really all about graft and money laundering???

California approves far-reaching strategy for tackling climate change. So what's next?

Candace Owens Calls For MORE Discrimination Against Transgender People - Ring of Fire

Is Jr. secretly trolling his father?

Ex-GOP lawmaker: Trump's NFTs 'diminish' him as a 'serious' politician (CNN)

DU this poll-Should Musk step down as head of twitter?

Musk exposed his ..."EXTREME STUPIDITY" to the entire world.

Jamie Raskin will be the Top Democrat in US House Oversight and Reform Commitee next year.

Post your mastadon and post names here (in case twitter implodes)

#elonsfavoritethings, lol


Before the slobfather tomorrow, has any US President ever faced a Criminal Referral.