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If Gabby Giffords had not been a victim of gun violence, she would be in the US Senate(Sinema seat)

Kazakhstan to start transporting oil to Germany via Russian pipeline in January

#TuckerCarlsonIsARussianAsset was trending on twitter

Special Counsel Jack Smith GETS MASSIVE GIFT in Trump Investigation - Meidas Touch

Do you have to cook instant oatmeal before you use it to make cookies?

RUN DMC - Christmas In Hollis

Maybe we'll need another Star Wars Christmas Special after 45 years

Kelly Finnigan - Santa's Watching You

Santa's Got a Bag of Soul The Poets of Rhythm

Winter Wonderland Peggy Lee

I'd Like You For Christmas Julie London

[Everybody's Waitin' For] The Man With The Bag Kay Starr

Simon and Garfunkel - 7:00 News/Silent Night

That's What I Want For Christmas Nancy Wilson

Beachboys - Morning Christmas

PM Update: Washington has coldest Christmas Eve afternoon on record; frigid into Sunday, too

White Christmas Peggy Lee

Smokey Robinson & the Miracles - Christmas Everyday

Ukraine MP On Zelenskyy Speech: We Hope Putin Hated It - Veshi - MSNBC

Blue Christmas The Dinning Sisters Bob Atcher

Joni Mitchell - River

Alton Ellis - Christmas Coming

A Christmas tweet from the President and First Lady

El Nino Is Coming--and the World Isn't Prepared

Alton Ellis & The Lipsticks - Merry Merry Christmas

Tribe in Oregon to get $24M to replace faulty water facility

Boogie Woogie Santa Claus Sonny Parker Lionel Hampton Orchestra

Sam Bankman-Fried was top 2 or 3 donor to GOP, Funneled the money secretly

Bing Crosby, Pentatonix, London Symphony Orchestra - White Christmas Bing Crosby 85.5K subscribers

I'm sad tonight

Russian Shelling Kills at Least 10 in Christmas Eve Attack on Kherson, Ukraine Says

Merry Christmas Eve, Loungers!

Compact snow, avalanche danger closes Stevens and Snoqualmie passes

How will Brown(OH) and Tester(MT) perform in their 2024 US Senate re-election bid?

"He just goes, plays golf, comes back, and f***s off.

Insurrectionist ARRESTED by FBI after INTENSE STANDOFF - Meidas Touch

An evangelical cult leader assassinated Santa Claus in front of a bunch of kids

Beau of the Fifth Column: Let's talk about a video game habit....

The best White Christmas! The Drifters version

Merry Christmas everyone! DO NOT REPLY!

Christmas wishes from the current President and CLAIRVOYANT TFG

Most Americans Say Trump's Comments Should Disqualify Him From Being President - Ring of Fire

US Declares Texas Grid Emergency in Arctic Blast

LIVE: Jack Smith and Justice HAUNTS Trump the TRAITOR on Christmas - Legal AF - Meidas Touch

Jen Psaki Goes After Trump, Jan. 6 Witnesses For Leaning On 5th Amendment

Ain't No Way - Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul 👑

Clay Aiken, Ruben Studdard Perform for 8th Day of 12 Days of Holidays on 'The View'

Climate change threatens centuries-old oases in Morocco

Beau of the Fifth Column: Let's talk about a Christmas special....

Taliban Bar Women From NGOs, Threatening to Worsen Crisis

Russia's Population Crisis Is About To Explode, Demographics Collapse is Here. - Business Basics

West Point to remove Robert E. Lee portrait, bust

Lauren Boebert Goes Off The Rails During Wild Speech! - Luke Beasley

In N.E.Ohio this holiday season it's like this:

The Christmas night sky 2022: The planets pay a holiday visit.

"Glass Onion" possible spoiler:

Tips to reduce stress, from Mayo Clinic at link below:

Merry Christmas Eve. Some party songs for ya

Coal, No Longer Shunned, Keeps Europe's Lights on Through Frigid Weather

Fantastic Negrito wants to drag the Blues into the 21st century

Could somebody please post "putin Told the russian nation" Parody Project/

A dusting of large, light snow flakes fallen on a smooth, frozen pond

Tucker Carlson is the Misinformer of the Year - mediamatters4america

Misinformer of the Year: Tucker Carlson - Media Matters for America

T'was the night before Christmas, and all through the park,

Merry Christmas !

Christmas Lights


Ukrainians struggle to find and reclaim children taken by Russia

Charlie Brown Christmas Dance

This Staples video makes me giggle...

Some Maine homeowners denied solar because there's no room left on grid

Amazing things are possible if we act {re: Green New Deal} - Luke Beasley

Rep. Stacey Plaskett: Midterms Taught Us 'We Want This To Remain A Democracy' - Velshi - MSNBC

A warm holiday wish for all DUers!

Merry Christmas! Got any fun old family holiday photos? A couple of mine:

From my archive.... Sophie gazes at the Christmas tree

Mr. Potter and the Commies of Bedford Falls ⛄

LOL! "Clairvoyant" is trending on Twitter on Christmas Eve!

OK, I've heard enough of the Mariah Carey Christmas Special.

Help Wanted

What a complex holiday this is...hoping all of you are doing well, staying warm...

*PELOSI in the House, now on HBO (502)

Q - Dancin' Man

Ha Ha! Krazy Lake loses her case in an attempt to steal the Arizona Governor's Seat!

Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays, Peeps. P.S. Trump is losing his shit.

Kari Lake LOSES Frivolous Election Challenge Lawsuit and faces SANCTIONS - Meidas Touch

LastPass says hackers stole customers' password vaults

Sunday Digit: 4/10 - I'm dreaming of a warmer Christmas. The unseasonable cold

I'm stirring

In Kansas this week

Are MAGA Extremists A Physical Threat to Our Country - Ring of Fire

Two busloads of migrants were dropped off in front of VP residence tonight

Gavin Newsom: State Veterinarian has cleared 9 reindeer to fly through California.

Dancing in the Street - Martha Reeves & the Vandellas

Mickey Mills Steel drum musician, Christmas Medley, PBS NC Web Exclusive

NYC holiday windows

Bulldog vs - 5 degrees

What Does It Take (to Win Your Love) - Junior Walker & The All Stars 🌟

Track Santa with NORAD.

McConnell team raised worries about attack on Biden inauguration

An Arabic Christmas Carol (Byzantine Hymn of the Nativity)

Jan 6 Capitol attack was not result of intelligence failure, D.C. homeland security director says - CBS

Who was the funniest female comedienne on TV and movies?

So, fellow DUers, what's your "war"?

How Kindle novelists are using ChatGPT (The Verge)

Josh Groban "O Holy night"

In Honor of the Family of Swedes I Married Into: Goteborg Cathedral Boys Choir

The art of the Christmas tree

I'm decorated for Christmas!

The Steelers won it for Franco Harris!

🌟Two (Baroque) 'Symphonies des Noels', 'This Ember Night' by Graham Lack🌟

Rep. Gwen Moore: Getting Trump's Taxes "Was Like Pulling Teeth" - Velshi - MSNBC

Sean Hannity Admits Under Oath to His Dishonesty! - Luke Beasley

Ho.Ho, Ho. Merry ChristmasDU Loungers. Thank you for sharing advice , happy times. sad times to

Merry, peaceful, joyous, safe holidays to all from Maryland. Thank you fellow citizens for being

Merry Christmas 🎄 just after midnight n the pyromaniacs are at it

Democratic Leader HUMILIATES 'CRAZY REPUBLICANS' during LIVE Press Conference - Meidas Touch

"Sleeper" Christmas Movies? What are your favorites?

Feeling for those in the throws of this winter storm. Be safe. With rising temperatures

There was only one Democrat to vote against the spending package

Another pharmaceutical company has recalled blood pressure medication over illness risk

Need help. Steam heat. a couple of the radiators are knocking loudly..

"Moon River" on Piano for Sharky the Dog. Played by a child prodigy.

Rep. Raskin On Newly-Released 1/6 Transcripts (and Hutchinson facing mob-like threats)

Interesting group and website.

Join me in Wishing Dr. Fauci a Happy Birthday today!

Dogs picking out their Xmas toys

Merry Christmas from Snoopy

28 republicans who voted no on a bill to improve fbi's handling of child sex abuse investigations

Republican cruelty, front and center on Christmas Eve.

Deadly Temperatures Take Their Toll As Winter Storms Grip The U.S. - MSNBC Reports

Sing along...JAIL He Belongs

I remember seeing this, right before Alan Shepard became the first American in space...

☦ 12 Traditional🌟Christian🌟Christmas🌟Songs/Carols

☦ "O come Emmanuel and ransom captive Israel!"

New low. Sickest person on the planet's Christmas message

Unspeakable Republican cruelty.

What's your nominee for the worst holiday song ever?

Christmas Piano Jazz, Winter Saxophone Jazz and Sweet December Morning Jazz and Bossa Nova Music

Which Republican held US Senate seat up for re-election in 2024 do the Democrats have a chance?

WORDLE 554 (12/25) ***SPOILER THREAD***

slipping in sliding in Seattle (icy hill)

A Christmas Story - based on my hometown ...

Getting Arrested Is Normal for Children at This Tiny School of 65 students in Rural Illinois

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) We Three Cats Edition

Buttigieg plays Guaraldi from The Pete Effect

Merry Christmas from a DU newbie

Sunday Funnies 12/25/22 Christmas Special

SHIN GODZILLA RETROSPECTIVE: Hideaki Anno's Terrifying Rebuild of The King

Zelenskyy says Ukraine will create its own Christmas miracle - Al Jazeera



Two busloads of migrants dropped off in front of Vice President's home Christmas Eve - WUSA9

Santos registered to vote in 2 states in same year

Lucius - Christmas time is here

For their safety, Ukrainian kids send their Christmas wish lists underground

Did republicans know about Santos before the election?

More migrants dropped outside vice president's home in freezing weather on Christmas Eve

Kool & The Gang - Celebration

The Jacksons - Enjoy Yourself

Breakfast Sunday 25 December 2022

Marvin Gaye - Got To Give lt Up

Malala 'devastated' at Taliban's university ban for Afghan women - BBC News

Burl Ives - Holly Jolly Christmas

Mariah Carey - All I Want for Christmas Is You

I sure hope they're on the second floor. (Pres. and Dr. Biden tweet):

The most lascivious rendition of "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus"

Watch Lucky Little Boy Delight in Playing in Snow for the First Time During US Trip

Al Franken: BEST OF: The Day the President Laughed! - (December 25, 2022)

Pet fails:

A Charlie Brown Christmas' won't air on TV this year. Here's how to stream it for free

Picked up two of the grandsons last night Zeppelin O clock today.

Wishing a very Happy Holiday season to all my fellow DUers.

Northern Flicker by Jeffrey Kauffman

Sixty years ago today, December 25, 1962, "To Kill A Mockingbird" premiered in theaters.

Tree Swallow by Sarah Devlin

protests and clashes in Paris day after three Kurds killed by racist gunman

On this day, December 25, 1946, W. C. Fields died.

Today, December 25, 1821, is the autograph date on Beethoven's Piano Sonata No. 31 in A-flat major.

ByteDance Inquiry Finds Employees Obtained User Data of 2 Journalists (TikTok)

On this day, December 25, 1942, George Linus Cobb died.

NOPE: December 23,2022 - Chicago ... -7 Degree Air /34 Degree Water & minus 25 wind chill

Georgia special grand jury wraps up probe of Trump, allies

Macaroni Penguin - Antarctica Penisula, Antarctica


This Day in Labor History: December 25, 1831. The Baptist Rebellion began in Jamaica.

I'm happy to report that there are 4 ferals at the food bowls, this Christmas morning

"Riu Chiu": On this day, December 25, 1967, the Christmas episode of "The Monkees" was broadcast.

Missouri woman tracks down stolen Hyundai, kills 2 in shootout at gas station

I remember snow. I was three.

▶️ Winter Wren Singing

Power grid operator says to conserve energy in Pa., NJ, Del.

After underestimating power demand, Texas grid operator gets federal permission to exceed limits

Trump attorney Jenna Ellis of Colorado under investigation for alleged misconduct

King Charles has 'evicted' Duke of York from Buckingham Palace

Off to the mountains

Happy Holidays

12/23-24 Blizzard Possibly Worst In Buffalo History; Emergency Services Crippled; Plows Stranded

GOP remakes A Christmas Carol

If you read nothing else today, please read this ...

Marjorie Taylor Greene Faces Backlash Over Ditching Congress for Costa Rica

Happy Christmas, War is Over - John Lennon

my fave xmas story-

What A Wonderful World

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays

Marvin Gaye - Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)

Baby elephant looks like Dumbo in flight. (Probably a Photoshop):

"The Munsters" wish you a Merry Christmas, including two actors with political connections.

The cover of the Polish weekly Wprost:

Oh no, bad news!

Hear Apollo 8 astronauts read from Genesis on Christmas Eve 1968 to "all of you on the good Earth."

Photo: Tufted titmouse - Illinois

'Critically endangered' crocodile at National Zoo in DC dies from presumed electrical injury

Merry Christmas Baby - B.B. King

Metro service to run on Sunday schedule through Monday

Merry Christmas, All! Stuart McLean "Christmas Presents"

Henry Winkler tweet:

RUN DMC - Christmas In Hollis (Official HD Video)

I got a kick out of Christmas 🎄. Totally blown away.

The first Christmas song I remember..

If I were sitting on a jury, the 187 minutes evidence Alone, would be enough for me to vote guilty.

A peaceful Christmas moment for you today

Russia's Population Crisis Is About To Explode, Demographics Collapse is Here. End of Putin?

Patron: Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah!

"Blue Christmas Lights," by Buck Owens, and a bonus Buck Owens track

Happy 25th of the month to you 25thers!

Blue Christmas - Elvis Presley, Martina McBride - Live

Beau of the Fifth Column: Let's talk about a Christmas message about you....

What Christmas dinner at my house does not look like:

NFL Christmas Day predictions

NBA Christmas Day predictions

How Citizen Spies Foiled Putin's Grand Plan for One Ukrainian City

The Peculiar Russian Missile 'Cemetery' in Eastern Ukraine

Wait, what ? People are expected to spend Christmas Day watching NFL & NBA marathons ??

Ignore The Microplastics In Plankton, Human Fetuses! The Plastics Industry Has Unproven Technology!

PA Plant Will Produce Single-Use Plastics For Decades; Shell Emails Show Execs W. No Long-Term Clue

The Drunken Santa and the Walnut Story:

Merry NFL and NBA Marathon Day!

My Christmas Reindeer . . .from my youngest years. Merry Christmas, everyone! ♥

Merry Christmas everyone!

"When In Doubt, Plant A Nut Tree" - Reforesting America With Chestnut, Other Keystone Food Species

Stolen from Facebook: The Obamas' Christmas pic

And now for today's weather this Christmas Day in the USA. . .

Home for Christmas

Pope's lament: Icy winds of war buffet humanity at Christmas

There is no room at the inn!

Ukrainians struggle to find and reclaim children taken by Russia

Anniversaries and Posting Milestones (December 25, 2022)

Whoopi Goldberg Doubles Down on Holocaust Views ... In New Interview

Jeff Tiedrich Christmas tweet


Feliz Navidad

Dave Barry's 2022 Year in Review

Highest-profile January 6 trial begins with Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio

You raised $50.00 on December 24, 2022 DU for Ukraine

Is there a glossary of common DU terms?

You raised $4.00 on December 24, 2022 DU for Beto!

Western Grebes: Audubon Amateur Photography Award Winner 2022

This bear has no scruples...

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried was 'chilling' in the American Airlines lounge at JFK before flying...

To all my DU family, with deepest thanks and gratitude, I wish you all the joys

Hey, Hallmark!

Freezing Christmas @ southern MD!

I watched a few episodes of "Too Cute!" on Animal Planet this morning.

Couple Takes Samoyed Traveling the World in a Van and He Loves It

Too cold to venture out for better view, but s/he's here!

CNN is airing a special: The Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff

Foreign aid groups halt work after Taliban ban on female staff

▶️ White-tailed Kite mating, nest building, and mid-air food-transfer

Mahalia Jackson - O Holy Night

Netanyahu rebukes far-right ally for anti-LGBTQ comments

What Fiction are you reading this week, December 25, 2022?

Can the FBI just arrest Greg Abbot?

Charles Dickens didn't count on Trump

Does anyone here play Spades on-line?

Speaking of Christmas

Merry Christmas Everyone!

The SIN She Witnessed As A Girl In Rural Maine

46 Times Fox Declared WAR

Twitter says I "might like" Musk if I look at tweets from President Biden, Joe Biden, & Barack Obama

It's the Nativity. I'm wearing my black Metallica sweatshirt and black pants.

Baseball, power and war - 2022's key words

♫ The best part of waking up. ..

Merry Christmas/Happy Holidays for everone. Some may have bad memories of Christmas past. I want to

Ukraine Unplugged: How Ukrainian citizens persevere in the darkness (The Atlantic)

Police confirm homicide at Jehovah's witness center in Colorado

I just made blackberry muffins

For ASAH Group Members Who Lost a Pet or Human this Year

Traditional Ukrainian meals on Christmas... YUM!

Traditional Ukrainian meals on Christmas... YUM!

Gov't Mule with Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks - Merry Christmas, Baby

The people pretending to be outraged by Zelenskyy's green uniform were fine with this (tweet)

Red-bellied Woodpecker In-flight with Seeds Flying


Take a moment

Christmas in Mariupol before (2021) and after the 'liberation' (2022) (tweet)

China to stop publishing daily Covid figures: NHC

Brazil election-denier camps 'incubators of terrorism,' new minister says

Interesting Factoid from Steelers-Raiders Game


PBS December 25 9PM - Call the Midwife Holiday Special

Donald Trump's 'Merry Christmas' Message Is A Grievance-Filled Lump Of Coal

PBS December 25 8PM All Creatures Great and Small On Masterpiece Season 2 Finale

Deep Freeze Envelops U.S. for Another Day

What's Ahead in All Creatures Great and Small Season 3

Even if you're alone at Christmas, you can unwrap memories...

Stampede to the prosecutors to rat Trump out and hopefully save their own asses.

Raskin says Jan. 6 report reveals "real villainy" but also "real heroism" - Face the Nation

Dinner's star tonight

rumored Twitter data breach - more than 400 million user profiles reportedly compromised

A wish for all in 2023

Tratditonal Christmas meal in JAPAN, yes, its KFC

Did Jack Smith Get Meadows to FLIP on Trump? - Meidas Touch


GOP senator worries DOJ might seriously consider Jan. 6 criminal referrals against Trump

Best Tree Topper ever ! (Tweeted image)

Tucker Carlson Just Keeps Embarrassing Himself! - Luke Beasley

China's COVID-19 surge raises odds of new coronavirus mutant (37 million infections in one day)

Germany: gorgeous winter weather--

Fascinating brief pictorial history of Kyiv

Velshi: Zelenskyy's Powerful Appeal To American History - Velshi - MSNBC

Rapper Meek Mills bails out 20 women from PA prison for Christmas

Akihabara Anime Figure Store, AmiAmi Radio Kaikan - Tokyo, 2022

My Brother Just Sent Me this Christmas Story (cat related)

Meowy Christmas


Head of major Russian shipyard dies suddenly, no cause given

Merry Christmas from 77 deg. San Diego. ...

The Night before Christmas - Jack E. Smith version

Sci-Fi Christmas - cover art for Galaxy Science Fiction 1953, 1954

Sled Scene, Chevy Chase: Christmas Vacation, National Lampoon 🎅

"Christmas in Prison" - John Prine


In the spirit of the season

Fukkireta/Mischievous Function/Ochame Kinou (Choir Mashup)

somebody's car alarm has been going off for about 45 minutes already

The Louvin Brothers...The Friendly Beasts

OAN's Christmas message: The 'brainworms' of the Enlightenment, such as the ideas that slavery was

My current era of cooking

Maybee held still for one second

What's for Christmas Dinner, Sun., Dec. 25, 2022

Remember the time Folgers made the creepiest Christmas commercial?

China's foreign minister signals deeper ties with Russia

Cartoons 12/25/2022

Niji [ AQUA TIMEZ] Gokusen 3 OST

Ken's Camera closes after decades caught on film

When boomers look back they remember the Great Blue House

Earlier CNN dedicated a whole hour to the Second Getleman, Doug Emhoff

4 dead, 36 hurt in bus crash on icy road in British Columbia

Sunset, southern MD 12/25

GOP senators slam McConnell, Republican colleagues for supporting omnibus

7 dead after Buffalo area hit by 'devastating' snowstorm, governor says

McCartney and Lennon getting in the Christmas spirit for a gig at The Cavern Club (photo)

I-90 at Snoqualmie Pass reopens, Stevens Pass to remain closed

Two Wild Birds Were Tied To Each Other

Covid cautious DU'rs what did you do today?

The end of an era for The Daily Herald's Sunday edition

How to Stop Fascism Disinformation

Donald Trump Should 'Plead Insanity' If Indicted: Laurence Tribe

Two Views of Christmas

Cockatoo Makes Girl's Life Hell.. Until She Takes Him on Adventures

Can't afford an ax?

"The Season's Upon Us" by Dropkick Murphys

Here's which House members voted for or against the $1.7 trillion spending bill

Tiger has finally shown up from the deep freeze.

Billy Squier - Christmas Is The Time To Say I Love You

Red Water (Christmas Mourning) - Type O Negative

Heartbroken Boy Who Lost His Cat Gets a Kitty As a Gift, And It's So Touching

Does 45's clairvoyance

Why didn't any of you people warn me that shit like this was going to happen?

We are lucky..... today's weather

12 dead in Buffalo as nation starts to emerge from brutal Arctic storm

Merry Christmas, everybody! Mrs. Aristus and I are enjoying Irish creme de cacao.

Harris' widow on field in Pittsburgh as his No. 32 retired

A group of Wagner PMCs voluntarily surrendered in the eastern direction:

1948 movie star Robert Mitchum busted for marijuana.

"Love and the Constitution" and "Four Seasons Total Documentary"

My personal Christmas tradition

Pretty amazing that the passage of the Omnibus earlier may be the last major piece of legislation

How to fight fascism?

My Feelings About the "Donald Trump Movie. "

Miracle on 34th Street - Post Office Scene, Letters to Santa Claus- Kris Kringle 🎅

Professor Explains the Fake Entrepreneur Epidemic

How the James Webb Space Telescope transformed astronomy this year

Russell Wilson committed the heist of the decade...