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Archives: July 31, 2022

Someone became a billionaire in Chicago Illinois in the Mega Millions jackpot

Gin Blossoms - Found Out About You

So, Covid has finally landed in our house. Paxlovid is not an option

Tickets for Trump's Saudi-backed golf tournament were selling for $1 as crowds stayed away: WSJ

Call To Action! Save Our Democracy! - Fundraising Links to GOTV

Which Democratic US Senator is more likely to lose re-election in 2024?

Kid seems done with the rain:

Lions ecstatically greet woman who helps care for them:

New questions about missing Jan. 6 texts

The Police - Roxanne

Emma Thorne: Texas Hate Preacher Goes Nuts At Council Meeting

The Church - Under The Milky Way

Tony Oliva Induction to HOF.

Have we heard from Mitch or Rand on the flooding in Kentucky? How do they

Tiny smiling puppy:

How Soon is Now - The Smiths

My Zen moment today

7 years ago: Trump insults Fiorina in Rolling Stone: 'Look at that face!'

Saturday Night Vodka Buzz. Ask me anything.

Statement from President Biden on House Passage of Assault Weapons Ban

Movie title please...

Biden's 'Bland Leadership' May Be Getting Results

Hutchinson says he has no plans to add Democrats' teacher raise proposal to special session

From the UNMITIGATED GALL files, OAN calls on liberals to save them will not NOT get a pardon...

The propaganda campaign to wreck Social Security is right on track

Kinzinger slams McCarthy over Hutchinson comment: 'I don't trust a thing' he says

Kate Bush - Babooshka

Incredible demonstration of hover control and head stabilization from a kestrel surfing the wind:

MAGA Idiots Make Adam Kinzinger Facepalm - Rebel HQ

It's not Gov. DeSantis' business how we raise our children in Miami. Mind your own, sir

Which of These Is Actually Disrespecting The Military

Infowars Whistleblower: Staff Laughed At Pleas To Stop Pushing Sandy Hook Lies

This cat has a weird way of eating her kibble:

Just discovered something my calico "Charlotte" loves!

Zen of a misplaced stone.

Sunset AND, southern MD, 7/30

Retail's 'Dark Side': As Inventory Piles Up, Liquidation Warehouses Are Busy

Hilarious Animal Snapchats Guaranteed To Make You Laugh Out Loud

Be careful whom you ask to spot for you :

If you're going to accuse a J6 witness of lying but aren't willing to talk under oath yourself

from Nancy Pelosi:

How to disqualify insurrectionists from Congress: interview w/John Bonifaz of Free Speech 4 People

Beau of the Fifth Column: Let's talk about the PACT Act, Jon Stewart, and details....

*The Story Of Marilyn Monroe PBS, Ch 26, 10:00 p.m.

With issues and poll numbers keeping midterm races tight, Democrats should make Dan Patrick 'public

How come the political pundits rate 2022 US Senate Elections in OH and WI as Republican Favored?

This is a hero:

Is this accurate?

Unknown Amount Of Chinese Space Debris Entered Earth's Atmosphere From Free-Falling Rocket - NBC News

Why Trump will not announce whether or not he is running until after the midterms?

Landscaping by Melania...

An obscure trivia factoid I just came across... Try to guess (w/o googling) the number of people

Biden Tests Positive For Covid In 'Rebound' Case, Has No Symptoms - MSNBC Reports

I'm very confident we will win big in November... So double down...

NYC just declared monkeypox a public health emergency

I hope the Sandy Hook parents play this for the jury

You need to take 40 min and watch this. China's Catastrophic Oil & Gas Problem

Texas Paul gives Powerful message to his Republican Haters - Meidas Touch

Navajo Code Talker Samuel Sandoval dies; 3 left from group

Nina Simone-Backlash Blues (Live at Montreux Jazz Festival, 1976)

Two hours of wonderful, gentle rain with a

Which burned the most?

TLP topic Authoritarians

The Daily Show: What The Hell Happened This Week? Week of 7/25/2022

If I had won the billion-dollar Megamillions jackpot...

David Rothkopf tweet thread regarding Alito's statements.

Sunday Digit: 5/10 - Get an early start to enjoy partial sunshine.

Another great message

Almighty God, can he just die? Take this curse away. Lord, hear our prayer.

Ari Melber breaks down the criminal components of Trump's conspiracy

Texas woman describes ordeal with state abortion law after miscarriage - PBS NewsHour

Les McCann & Eddie Harris -Compared to What (Live at Montreux, 1969)

Car bombs, prison massacres and beheadings: Ecuador terrorized by rise in Mexican-led drug trafficki

The number of US Senate seats the Democrats will have after 2022 is between 51 to 53.

Bank of America memo hopes workers' conditions worsen

MOONAGE DAYDREAM - new film about David Bowie - trailers & articles


A new piece today by GERMS...

West Virginia legislator goes there

The moment one thinks Tucker Carlson couldn't get any more infantile

A sliver of the moon after sunset.

Maduro urges vigilance against 'last-minute terror threats' from outgoing Colombian government

REVISED NC State Board of Elections will hold a remote meeting REVISED

Jim Jordan Tells Trump To Fire Thousands Of DOJ Employees If He Retakes The White House - Ring of Fire

Sunday Funnies 7/31/22 Plus Doonesbury

sunday morning line-up--guess who's the most popular guy in the room this week

A Sunday Sundae 🍨 Chopin's 'Barcarolle' played by Javier Perianes

The HQ of Russia's Black Sea Navy in Sevastopol has been hit

DOONESBURY & Non Sequitur

Putin's New Police State

Question From An Empathetic Foreigner

I want to spend 2500 on an accoustic guitar

New Order - Academic

New Order - Krafty (Sydney, 11 March 2020)

Extra Bonus Tweet of the Day

Wordle 407 ***Spoiler Thread***

Please help me build a YouTube playlist? I just stumbled across Caamp, the Otter.

Breakfast Sunday 31 July 2022

Maybe it's just me ...

Very disappointed with some people I thought were good. Regarding contract work. No pay.

The number of US Senate seats the Democrats will have after 2022 is between 51 to 53.

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) It's A Trap Edition

CA sheriff orders raid on Indiana Batmobile garage, allegedly as favor for friend

It's true. He has buried Ivana on his golf course to cheat on taxes.

Iraqi protesters storm parliament for second time in a week - Al Jazeera

Explainer: What's in Chile's proposed new constitution?

How many out there will stay no matter what.

Chile's New Constitution on a Knife-Edge

If I Did It: Confessions of an Election Rigger

The VFW fact checking repubs on the Veteran's Health Bill:


Concern About Abortion Fuels Push to Vote

Climate scientist claims it's too late

Corporations on the front lines of the economy say cracks are forming

First monkeypox deaths reported outside Africa - BBC News

Ruben Gallego Teases Challenge to Kyrsten Sinema

It's the biggest women's cycling race, possibly ever, and it's happening right now

Decentralising Power in Chile An invaluable source of resources and opportunities.

Al Franken: Russia-Born Journalist Julia Ioffe Gives an Update on Ukraine (July 31, 2022)

A small crustacean acts as the sea's bees

The Makita Coffee Machine: A Bizarre Battery-Powered Brewer

From May 2022: Combination derecho and haboob in Brookings South Dakota

Aaron Latham, 'Urban Cowboy' screenwriter, dies at 78

The Senate GOBers are upset that a deal was made between Manchin and Schumer?

The flood in KY brings back a lot of trauma and memories from 1977.

Wildfires in West explode in size amid hot, windy conditions

The morning conversation between Freya and Arthur

'A really stupid idea': Carville criticizes Yang's new political party - CNN

Country over party.

On this day, July 31, 1964, Jim Reeves died in a plane crash outside Nashville.

"Soon It Will Be Unrecognizable" - UK Scientist's Opinion May Be An Outlier, But . . .

Opinion: The long, traumatic road on Chile's journey to freedom

Mountain Guides Suspend Dozens Of Alpine Hiking Routes; Warming Makes Them Too Dangerous

With Roe gone, states rush to criminalize not only abortion, but 𝗧𝗔𝗟𝗞𝗜𝗡𝗚 about abortion.

At Least 25 Now Confirmed Dead In Record Kentucky Flooding; At Least A Dozen More Still Missing

Will this notice from Microsoft mess me up?

Conservatives are happy that Trump released physical and emotional curses on mankind

Where is Ali Velshi? I thought he was on vacation butf MSNBC has a Morning Joe Special on now. n/t

If, in the alternative fact world, "an apple is a banana", "Trump is a genius", and

If you're trying to eat healthier, here are seven meals you'll likely want to avoid.

Yale study: Sanctions hitting Russia harder than public reports admit.

Make sure everyone knows what Republicans stand for

In case you missed TT's "Time Traveler From 1977"

Losing Verizon after losing DirecTV may be a 'death blow' for OAN: report

Cuff Cuffari

You raised $537.00 on July 30, 2022 Democratic Underground for Admiral (ret) Franken IA US Senate

Fantastic movie no one's ever heard of!

Trump Event: "Tickets for the Saturday session were available on for as little as $1."

Ramos, ex-Philippine leader who helped oust dictator, dies

This tweet is a sign of the times. Oh and welcome Lollapallooza

So this is how its done (nail cutting)


My 17-year-old granddaughter took this from her porch.

Take Five


Minimata on Amazon Prime / Hulu

Across the Desk - S6:E3 (The Corruption of OK Ed. Sec. Ryan Walters)

Drone explosion hits Russia's Black Sea Fleet HQ

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Monday, 1 August 2022

Nancy Pelosi begins Asia tour, with no mention of Taiwan

Nancy Pelosi begins Asia tour, with no mention of Taiwan

Matt Gaetz caught on tape promising pardons to Roger Stone

Indiana Senate narrowly passes near-total abortion ban

Scott Walker "Angels of Ashes" w/Marc Chagall slideshow

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Reportedly Stayed At Fundraiser For Hours After Uvalde Shooting

Yah, take that tax break - Golf course becomes tax-exempt cemetery

Dinah Washington & Max Richter "This Bitter Earth"

Kansas veteran unimpressed with senator's 'lame' flip on burn pits legislation

The people's cup: How the Arcoroc mug took over New Zealand

Beau of the Fifth Column: Let's talk about NASA and the Dark side of the moon....

Climate disinformation leaves lasting mark as world heats

Supertramp - Rudy (live studio - a real treat)

⛳️ Tiger and John Daly memes 😆

In new book Kushner says he hooked Murdock/Fux up with tRump....

Tennessee's embrace of conservative Michigan college sours

After 2 1/2 years, Covid has caught up with me. Vaxxed and boosted, experiencing mild symptoms.

Yo-Yo Ma Plays Ennio Morricone

The Bear. Hulu

Fetterman Takes Double-Digit Lead Over Oz In New Pennsylvania Poll

Amazing - Didn't know they existed - Black Tiger in India

Freya is on her way home

Pelosi stops in Hawaii and reveals her Asia plans. But no mention of Taiwan

Golden Earring - Why Do I (live on the beach near The Hague, 1986 + Dutch TV show Countdown)

price to be paid...

The Republican's perfect storm. Two factors that are going to turn into

I do not handle pain well.

Angry Oregon Residents Want to Move Idaho's Border The Daily Show

This song triggers bittersweet memories

Workers are being punished for inflation. The real culprit is corporate greed

Need some reassurance regarding a pregnancy issue.

Wisconsin pastor among 6 arrested in St. Paul-Stillwater prostitution of minors sting - Yahoo News

New Yorker Radio Hr & Rep Jamie Raskin - 17 min podcast

Robert Reich: Workers are being punished for inflation. The real culprit is corporate greed.

Manchin refuses to say whether he wants Democrats to win elections. "That's playing politics."

Check out our POTUS next to theirs. (Twitter)

Anouk - Sacrifice (live 2008, 1998) + Mood Indigo, her first hit (studio & live 1996)

The Progressive Cavalry is Coming to Northern Wisconsin

Cheap Trick - Ain't That a Shame (from Budokan)

a wretched hive of scum and villany

Rise of the Sperm Bro: The Touring Men Fathering Children and Undercutting the Fertility Industry

Stray Cat Follows Woman Home And Raises Her Rescue Kittens

Eurythmics - Here Comes The Rain Again (Capetown, 2003, 46664 benefit for AIDS & honoring Mandela)

Meet Olive. She'll make you actually like rats.

Someone ordered that messages be deleted...can you guess who? (hint: ain't Hillary)

Kitten holds his own baby bottle:

Chile is updating its constitution for the 21st century. The US should follow its lead

Squirrel shopping for a handout:

Mark Cuban has a message for Big Pharma

We've all been there. Reddit post.

Putin says United States is main threat to Russia

Smart Phone camera in the grocery store.

John Fugelsang: Funny meme about GOP--

Something new to learn about eagles.

Anniversaries and Posting Milestones (July 31, 2022)

What Fiction are you reading this week, July 31, 2022?

Global climate change is not the "elephant in the room".

When the golf gods decide you are worthy... (short Twitter video)

Creamed tomatoes!

NBC: FBI next on in the barrel? J6 looking at failures.

US faces new era of political violence as threats against lawmakers rise

Republicans split on proposed law to guarantee gay marriage as Rubio calls it 'a stupid waste of tim

Pope says genocide took place at Canada's residential schools

Question about watercolor paints

Dozens rescued from Pacific Crest Trail as McKinney Fire threatens Yreka

POTUS: I'd planned to stop by the Capitol and visit families fighting to pass burn pits legislation

Women Against Matt Gaetz' group explodes with 1,300 members in first two days

200 Russian marines refusing to return -Ukr Intelligence

Power outage at LAX

Bullies and unpopular positions

Santa Cruz celebrates 'The Lost Boys' anniversary as 'ground zero' of teen vampire genre

CNN special Report: Deep in the Pockets of Texas

John Fugelsang on Josh Hawley's "Manhood":


Idaho officials waste millions of taxpayer dollars by passing unconstitutional laws

University Of Vermont Student Gunned Down By Man With AR-15 In Alleged Murder-Suicide

Four Women and One Man - All Will Be Voting for Democrats

Code Snitching: Nashvillians Are Weaponizing Metro Codes Against 'Undesirable' Neighbors

Dear friends, can you give me some additional advice?

Presumed killer in Maquoketa Caves triple shooting used a ghost gun, investigative sources say

Chinese factory activity sinks, weighing on weak economy

Presumed killer in Maquoketa Caves triple shooting used a ghost gun, investigative sources say

Plodding through the Presidents

Responsible gun sellers - most political nonsense tells us about responsible gun owners.

Tweet of the Day

Pay attention, please. This is your money, not an entitlement.

In Florida, right-wing extremists come for the hospitals now

I'm just going to say this now. Jimmy Carter was right. Al Gore was right. Dems are right!

Bill Russell has died.

I heard this today.

this reply to matt gaetz made me laugh

TCM later:

Boston Celtics great Bill Russell, 11-time NBA champion, dies at 88

Bill Russell, NBA Trailblazer, Dies At 88

Women's Street Final of the Dew Tour

GOP Rep. Jim Jordan says it's 'wrong' for Senate Republicans to work with Democrats on bills endorse

America's heart of darkness: Making sense of the nonsensical allure of MAGA

Toomey unhappy about Manchin deal with Schumer

Manchin touts inflation reduction bill, says 'I'm not getting involved' in upcoming elections


The GOP nominee for Maryland AG is a full-on 9/11 conspiracy freak.

Kentucky grapples with effect of climate crisis as floods leave trail of devastation

Wildfires are setting off hundreds of unexploded bombs on WWI battlefields, endangering firefighters

Will Bunch: Are missing Homeland Security texts hiding the biggest secret of Jan. 6?

USC President 'Shut Down' Potential 2021 Pac-12 Expansion

This one goes to 11!

Orange Blob Reacts To The Brittney Griner Exchange News

From 2011, Bill Russell receives Presidential Medal of Freedom

Pooty Poot announces new naval doctrine expanding the Russian Navy's scope of action

Okla. downgrades school district over complaint it shamed White people

My humble introduction

Rescue With Broken Jaw Welcomes His New Mom Home In The Strangest Way

Sen. Bill Cassidy (R) La. is a dumbass

So let me get this straight.

Not today, dog

Biden under 'strict isolation measures' as he continues to test positive for Covid

'Desecration': Biden administration to expand walls at historic border meeting point

An icon in how he played the game of basketball. Rest In Peace Bill Russell.

England's Women beat Germany and take the Euro Cup

ESPN blew it

Runners, parade-goers enjoy festivities despite heat

Jeff Tiedrich tweet

(Jewish Group) 1,700 years of Jewish life in Germany: Taking stock

1,700 years of Jewish life in Germany: Taking stock

Seattle expected to set all-time record longest stretch of 90-degree highs Sunday

Inflation Reduction Act contains 15%

On the Internet Front, Anonymous is winning its cyberwar outside and inside Russia.

Bill Gates Once Described Trump As An Illeist: 'His First Sentence Kind Of Threw Me Off'

Sudden thoughts on a Sunday...

Tears in my eyes

Did chump bury Ivana on his golf course for tax breaks?

Trailer for an unintentionally hilarious new Christian movie called 'Journey to Hell'

Nichelle Nichols has passed.

Daily Distraction 31/07/2022

Daily Distraction 31/07/2022 Posted in Photography

Are Republicans running for office in an effort to win a Get Out Of Jail card?

you have GOT to watch this Ted Talk with John Fetterman. FANTASTIC

Manchin says Republicans in 'normal times' would be supporting energy, health care bill

Republicans' next big play is to 'scare the hell out of Washington' by rewriting the Constitution.

Dan Rather: A New Generation of Leadership

We might now and in the future be experiencing the climate effects of Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai

Nicolae Miu, Apple River Stabbing Suspect: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Nichelle Nichols, who played Uhura in 'Star Trek' franchise, dies at 89

Hardball politics is OK...

Bank of America memo: "We hope" conditions for American Workers will get worse

Where is Chris Matthews? Why was he fired or did he just quit? nt

Nichelle Nichols on Martin Luther King, Jr. convincing her not to leave "Star Trek"

WTH? TFG tries humor, I think.

A 10-Year-Old Girl Is The Last Injured Victim Of The Uvalde Shooting To Be Discharged From The Hospi

sigh..."Pocahontas" is back...from my Trumpy neighbor...

What was Bill Russell's life like while he was racking up 11 rings? His daughter writes:

I just found this group! LOVE it LOVE it LOVE IT!!!

Thx Beau!!! democrats have been screaming this for years !!!

On tennis channel......Carlos Alcaraz vs Jannik Sinner

Of Course: Trump Gets A 'Huge Tax Break' By Burying Ivana On His Golf Course

Howard KURTZ says "no edict" against Drumpf at Faux, like that's a *good* thing

Right, Paul Manafort?

Taliban are enforcing their rule with a vengeance, veteran correspondent warns

Nichelle Nichols, Uhura in 'Star Trek,' Dies at 89

Cartoons 7/31/2022

Democrats will end up with 54 US Senate seats after the 2022 Elections.

With rivers running high, Arlington-area fire crews see record rescues

Girls these days !

On Mountain Loop, crew of 5 rangers covers a mountain range of work

Elvis Presley - Peace in the Valley (Ed Sullivan Show)

Woody Guthrie - "You Gotta Join the Union"

Rachel Vindman calls out John Cronyn

Republican week of self sabotage

Red Cross struggles to see prison where Ukrainian POWs died

The Political Environment May Be Improving For Democrats

Tim O'Brien - "We Belong to the Union"

St. Germain Cocktail

Times Folks Realized They Didn't Want The Job Because Of What Happened During An Interview

Conservatives Set Sights on Rewriting the Constitution

'Sending drivers out to die': UPS workers demand heat safety amid record temps

Girls laid sunflowers outside the Russian Embassy and minutes later...

Manchin says Sinema not involved in bill talks because he 'didn't think it would come to fruition'

Falling Food Prices Ease Upward Pressure on Inflation

Opinion: Flamboyant cruelty is the current Republican ethos

"THE OLD MAN" - Jeff Bridges and Lithgow. Slow but good. A dead on Lithgow I impersonation

Roses and Hydrangeas

The brutal truth

Trump-backed GOP Michigan governor candidate says she disagrees with DeVos on Jan. 6

For the great Bill Russell.

Summer Pasta With Zucchini, Ricotta and Basil

Restricting, criminalizing abortion access a violation of human rights of women

EXPOSED: Dr. Oz HUMILIATING video surfaces BRAGGING about New Jersey home

John Fetterman Tweet: "Let's Flip This" in 100 Days

Nichelle Nichols getting the standing salute she deserves as she leaves her final con appearance:

How do Trump supporters justify the attack upon our Capitol?

I started trimming the cured garlic, this afternoon

County clerk candidate promises to deny gay couples marriage licenses if elected

Happy Lughnasad

This Democratic narrative should begin today.

One more of my top twenty - Janis with Big Brother

arcade Fire - Ready to Start

Drug commercial pet peeve.

Here it is: A Shakespeare quote about Donald Trump...hit link by: malaise

My vote goes to candidates who are committed to protect religious liberty, church-state separation

Fetterman Tweet:

Hope it was a Democrat

Sigur Ros - Svefn-g-englar

And once again, more of my top 20

Russian Navy Day tweet

Beau of the Fifth Column: Let's talk about GOP vs Trump....

In 2022, ants win, grasshoppers lose

What's for Dinner, Sun., July 31, 2022

Michelle Obama video tweet on getting your voter registration up to date:

Manchin says Republicans in 'normal times' would be supporting energy, health care bill

War appears imminent between Serbia and Kosovo

Jeez Louise the real cost of inflation is through the roof...

Bill Russell dies at 88

Federal officials to Andrew Yang: Your math doesn't add up

Gisele Fetterman's Bellwether Tweet: I'm Voting for John

Fox News Talking About Joe Biden But Make The Footage Trump The Daily Show

Re Lucas Kunce in MO. The Narrower The Wedge, The Better It Splits Wood (And Electorates)

A mass shooting in downtown Orlando leaves 7 people hospitalized. The assailant is still at large

Look who's here!

Ohio is having another primary Tuesday. I don't really understand why

Mothers Against Greg Abbott's Viral Ad A New Messaging Model? - Ayman - MSNBC

Democrats Finally Get Their Messaging Act Together - Ayman - MSNBC

grieving a suicide death of my son

.... 380 mass shootings this year. In the U.S.A. TOTALLY HORRIFIC !!!!!

Nichelle Nichols

Democrats will definitely end up with at least 51 US Senate seats after the 2022 Elections.

'Hunting' today:

GOP Hypocrite #16542 Elijah Haahr former Missouri House Speaker

Senators Manchin And Schumer Reach Deal On Energy And Health Care Bill - The Sunday Show - MSNBC

Trump Fave in MI Thinks Child Predators Just Love Abortion

Preacher confronts Beto on abortion issue at townhall while carrying AR-15

The dangers of political tribalism

Fossil Fuels Received $5.9 Trillion In Subsidies in 2020, Yale Report Finds

on to crape myrtle

Asking for advice regarding 13 year old trans boy

Former Putin cohort admitted to hospital. Specialists n Hazmat suits inspecting room.

Man, I feel used. Re: Campaign donation request texts.

Banana Boat recalled a sunscreen spray after detecting trace amounts of a carcinogen

Hand written postcards improve voter turnout

Trump Sides with Russia Over Brittney Griner

'Horsesh*t': Lucas Kunce Slams 'Bush Toady' Ben Domenech

We need to Amend the Constitution..., the 2nd Amendment in Specific:

Rep. Carolyn Maloney Calls Out Gun Manufacturers For Not Taking Responsibility - Ayman - MSNBC

Damn - I have COVID

Tucker Carlson showed up at the Saudi golf tournament today.

Dems Unite Behind Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes In Wisconsin Senate Race - The Sunday Show - MSNBC

i love this song beyond my soul

Horrific cycling crash at Commonwealth Games, but no serious injuries

beautiful jellyfish

...Republicans want to get rid of child support so men won't pressure women into getting abortions

Colleen Smith: Idaho officials waste millions of taxpayer dollars by passing unconstitutional laws

Rep. Vicente Gonzalez Will Face Off With Rep. Mayra Flores In TX 34th District - The Sunday Show

Let's Go Brandon chanted at Saudi LIV golf tournament

Trial begins for Minnesota woman who sued after being denied morning-after pill

OMG, I get sent to Twitter jail for posting this Simpsons clip.

Angry Oregon Residents Want to Move Idaho's Border - The Daily Show

Reality of Ukraine war hidden from Fortress Russia

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