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Archives: August 11, 2022

Oil costs spur India to produce ethanol from farm waste

Japan PM shuffles cabinet as anger deepens over ties to Unification Church - ABC News (Australia)

USA Today story about MaLago's history and why TFG wasn't there to greet the FBI

'A feature of democracy': Gym Jordan mocked over tweet that missed the mark on basic legal principle

Oregano in a jar

Hillary is having a good old time at Trump's expense


Baby steps to closed carbon cycles, production of aromatics by LDPE pyrolysis under a CO2 atmosphere

Lincoln Project co-founder speculates if Jared Kushner was the mole who sold out Trump to the feds

Equifax Lawsuit: Misreported Credit Scores, Kept From Consumers- Loan, Housing Denials, High Rates

Did Japan's entire government resign?

Judge wonders why Rudy Giuliani can't get to Atlanta when 'John Madden drove all over the country'

Jennifer Rubin slammed the hell out of New Yorker David Rohde insistence for DOJ to respond.

National park looking for these vandals

The Mob Takes The Fifth

defund the police

Jordan Klepper takes on Wisconsin Trumpers (The Daily Show)

Police Team Protecting Lula Mentions radicalized Opponents and Requests Support

jared is the mar a lago mole

Lincoln Project's newest ad, 'Insider,' which speaks directly to Trump's psyche.

Lincoln Project's newest ad, 'Insider,' which speaks directly to Trump's psyche.

When a listing starts with "Do you love Natural Bridge Caverns" you know it's going to be great.

Tweet of the Night:

Donald Trump takes the 5th, while the FBI takes Republican Scott "Pardon Me" Perry's cell phone.

Half the Weapons Taken by Criminals in So Paulo Were Found Inside Homes

The MAGAts are furious because DJT is powerless, looks powerless, and looks pathetically weak.

Historians privately warn Biden that America's democracy is teetering

The Moment Dr. Oz SINKS Himself With Annihilating Misstep

Norway threatens to ration electricity in fresh blow for UK and European energy supplies

An obscure law is sending Oklahoma mothers to prison in droves. We reviewed 1.5 million cases...

Beware magats... It's a trap

Paraguay: Former president Lugo in induced coma after stroke

Republicans Can't Handle Their New Reality - Rebel HQ

Pierre Poilievre remains preferred leader for Conservatives but not Canadians: poll


Pendejo45 is Irony Deficient. Here is one of his famous quotes ...


Real America's Voice explains the raid of Mar-A-Lago:

Mandatory Wednesday Mike Malloy thread

Sea-Tac prepares to break ground on $411M renovation

Pointing Fingers and Looking for Rats in MAGA World

North Dakota abortion clinic opens at new Minnesota site

Alaska Airlines workers ratify 2-year contract extension

Question I couldn't find on Google: is a Continental Divide a fault line?

Ominous warnings after search of Trump's home make no sense

*WEST SIDE STORY #1, on HBO NOW! ch 505

Two Harbors votes overwhelmingly to recall Mayor Chris Swanson

If fetuses are not a part of women's bodies, why can't they be relocated to men's bodies?

Alyssa Farah Griffin says FBI may have 'handed' Trump the presidency

With Feds Circling, Trump Asks Allies: Who's 'Wearing a Wire'?

How "effed" up is American media? This "effed" up

Republicans dream of vengeance -- and dismantling the federal government

Awesome video of a Loggerhead Sea Turtle

The 10 Best Hotel Pools in the World

Ahh...... The REAL reason the Feds searched Mar-a-Lago: Satanic pedophile rings.

In 1995, a right-wing extremist named Timothy McVeigh killed 168 innocent men, women

If we could get Trump extradited to Scotland due to his golf courses, he could plead the fifth...

Hunting for Voter Fraud, Conspiracy Theorists Organize 'Stakeouts'

Trump Reeling: Takes 5th After FBI Search For 'Criminal Evidence' - The Beat - MSNBC

Trump Takes The 5th, Raising The Prospect Of His Own Criminal Conduct - The Beat - MSNBC

Mark Hamill works the Jack in the Box drive thru

Beau of the Fifth Column: Let's talk about China extending their exercises....

Trump-endorsed candidate for governor in Wisconsin omits former president's name in first ad of

Illinois GOP nominee for governor Darren Bailey defends comparing abortion to Holocaust

Louisiana School Rejects Kindergartner Due To Same-Sex Parents - NBC News

Brandywine tomato - almost ripe!

how has david mccullough's passing gone almost unnoticed here?

Linda Ronstadt - You're No Good (live, 1976)

Australian news site The Shovel weighs in on the Mar-a-Lago raid

State attorney sought justice in nearly 40-year-old case before DeSantis suspended him

The minute that the FBI says that "they do not comment on ongoing investigations"...

Texas phone bills will see 24 percent surcharge

Glenn Kirschner: Trump Pleads The 5th - Zerlina. - The Choice MSNBC

Staff allegedly took down an Escambia County teacher's posters of Black heroes. He quit

A Republican Midterm Election Victory Isn't Assured - WSJ Editorial

Mississippi Grand Jury Declines Indictment In Emmett Till Murder - NBC News

The Truth of Herschel Walker's Violent Past - Steve Hofstetter

California sets big targets for offshore wind

Global heating has caused 'shocking' changes in forests across the Americas, studies find

Johnny Carson's classic interview with Drew Barrymore, age 7

Amazing footage of a firenado.

Seattle City Light proposes rate increase for residential customers

Did you get your phone back? ... Did you get your phone back? ..............

Republicans who blast FBI's Trump search are prepping to snag Joe in a Hunter Biden probe

Who do you think the informant is?

Republican Campaign Ad Accuses Herschel Walker Of Abusing Ex-Wife

Imagine...if Evangelists had started a cult around Jimmy Carter instead of Donald Trump. nt.

Social Security Benefits Are Heading for the Biggest Increase in 40 Years

Meta's chatbot says the company 'exploits people'

Remember all the controversy regarding Jeff Bezo's yacht needing a historic bridge to be removed?

Trump said he pled the fifth because

Florida's 'Don't Say Gay' law fuels anti-LGBTQ hate online

Founder of Iraq And Afghanistan Veterans Of America On The PACT Act Becoming Law - MSNBC Reports

Chair of Progressive Caucus (Chicago) enters race for Mayor.

Why the WHO is renaming monkeypox

How a New Class of Republicans Could Push America to the Right

Florida Rabbi Challenges State's 15-Week Abortion Ban In New Lawsuit - NBC News

Average July Overnight Low Temps In Lower 48 States Highest In Weather Records For Month

Billy Strings - Man Of Constant Sorrow/Everything's The Same (The Ryman, Nashville, 5/6/2022)

Tweet: Biden's first two years

Another Heatwave On Its Way To France & UK, Though Not As Bad As July's Weather Dumpster Fire

Concerns About Classified Documents At Mar-A-Lago Include 'Spills And Spoilation' - Deadline - MSNBC

Mexico says rescuers close to entering mine where workers trapped

Ukrainian girl learning to walk with her new prosthetic legs

Brazil's Bolsonaro pledges privatizations if re-elected; mum on Petrobras

Lawyer says Governor DeSantis 'hijacked' Andrew Warren's job

Most electric vehicles won't qualify for federal tax credit

Florida sheriff accused of pressuring candidates to drop races, endorse his picks

So forcing you to have a baby is cool, but serving a search warrant is an invasion of privacy?

Laurence Tribe On Trump Investigations And 'The Death Of Truth' - Deadline - MSNBC

Abbott supporter tries to disrupt Beto.....Beto responds with a MF 👏

UAE court lifts prison term for American convicted of money laundering

Sen. Lindsey Graham a no-show at scheduled Fulton County court appearance

Why Hasn't Trump Released The Mar-a-Lago Search Warrant? - All In - MSNBC

Teen and mother face charges in abortion-related case that involved their Facebook messages (CNN)

Is the rat in Trumpland real or just speculation?

Thursday Morning Positive Happy Jazz and Bossa Nova

Joe Arpaio loses 3rd comeback bid in town mayoral race

Vindman: War In Ukraine Has Reached "Inflection Point" - Zerlina - The Choice MSNBC

After Invasives Like Rabbits & Rats Removed, Remote & Chilly Macquarie Island Sprang Back To Life

Whatever happened to Voldemorticia, AKA Ann Coulter?

Facebook Turned Over Chat Messages Between Mother and Daughter Now Charged Over Abortion

This heel turn is light years beyond ridiculous

Texas Paul REACTS to Wacky Cultist in Giant MAGA Hat Outside Mar-a-Lago FBI Raid - Meidas Touch

The GOP makes its choice: (T)rump, yes. Rule of law, no.

Explainer-Why the Unification Church has become a headache for Japan's Kishida

Fox News IMPLODES as anchors get in SCREAMING MATCH - MeidasTouch

'Deliberately Kept Apart': The Secret History Of The Family Separation Policy - All In - MSNBC

My Theory About What Was In Trump's Basement, And WHY He Never Declassified It.

'They're Trying To Distract, Deflect' On FBI Mar-a-Lago Search Legal Expert Says (MSNBC)

They big scared about those boxes

Illinois GOP nominee for governor Darren Bailey defends comparing abortion to Holocaust

I love these guys....

'They're Trying To Distract, Deflect' On FBI Mar-a-Lago Search Legal Expert Says - The ReidOut MSNBC

Richard Thompson: Beeswing

Trump tells on himself.

Dan Rather, adds some humor for the day

Found an 80's and 90's slow rock list on YouTube!

TX Gov. Greg Abbott basks in his evil deeds as NYC Mayor Eric Adams shows compassion to his victims.

My listener's 'Defund Capitalism' statement elicited this response. What are your thoughts?

The Shovel's view on the Donald Trump FBI raid

Georgia Democratic Candidate Calls Out GOP Predecessors For Voter Purges - The ReidOut - MSNBC

This is straight up Nazi stuff

With Feds Circling, Trump Asks Allies: Who's 'Wearing a Wire'?

The Daily Show: Trump Pleads the Fifth & Conservatives Claim The FBI Planted Evidence

No bunny here, nope

Trump can't declare his candidacy for 2024 because the RNC will stop paying his legal bills

Beto has grown.

Mr. tRump, That was not a raid...

Purple and green... living together... mass hysteria!

Jennifer Higdon's 'Concerto 4-3'

"Winning 4 Women" - wingnut big cash into deep South Texas boosting wingnut Hispanic

Trump took the 5th more than 440 times

Any feel on rumors of Colin Kaepernick getting 1year deal with Browns?

The Daily Show: Jordan Klepper vs. Wisconsin Trump Supporters

Relax Cafe Thursday Morning Jazz and Bossa Nova Livestream

"He has total veto power": Greg Abbott takes control over who will lead Texas' troubled power grid

New poll shows Val Demings, Marco Rubio tied in Florida's U.S. Senate race

Josef Myslivecek's 'Violin Concerto in D major'

Lawrence O'Donnell: 'Trump Knows What The FBI Found' In Search Of FL Home - The Last Word - MSNBC

Burma Shave.

*My Salinger Year' on HBO now, ch 553.

Driving a U-Haul x-country next month... my kid is moving to MAINE!


MT Greene as VP under Trump? Two braggart adulterers. A tight team.

THE POLICE - I Burn For You

Trump Takes The Fifth Over 440 Times After Saying 'The Mob Takes The Fifth' - The Last Word - MSNBC

Trump takes the 5th, while the FBI takes Republican Scott "Pardon Me" Perry's cell phone.- Kirschner

Two views of the moon tonight:

Global heating has caused 'shocking' changes in forests across the Americas, studies find

CNN reported that Perry got his phone back almost immediately. Meanwhile, on FOX....


Mandela Barnes: 'Our Democracy Is On The Line' - The Last Word - MSNBC

Just as Hitler did, trump will jail his enemies if he gets back in power.

Alive Again - Chicago - Hot Streets

My listener's $880 glasses devolved into this necessary healthcare rant.

Honduras to consider returning Israeli embassy to Tel Aviv after 'backstabbing' Jerusalem move

Trump's Bumbling Record With Depositions Makes Taking The Fifth Seem A Wise Choice - MSNBC Prime

US Senate Elections in 2022 that the Democrats will win by a solid to slight margin.

How TFG could govern from prison... LOL

Tweet from Donald J. Dumpf (parody account):

Details Of FBI's Search Of Mar-a-Lago Lead Experts To Suspect National Security Aspect - MSNBC Prime

Would a secret service agent be bound to report a crime if he/she witnessed one?

Thursday's digit - 7/10: Storms abate, heat/humidity dissipate, celebrate. David, CWG

A teacher in Escambia FL resigned after ..employee asked that photos of historic Black American..

Beto O'Rourke: "It may be funny to you motherfucker but it's not funny to me"..............


Safe But Still Unsettled, Former Afghan Interpreter Looks To Make Home In U.S. - Velshi - MSNBC Prime

Glenn Kirschner: DOJ Supported Trump Raid & Meadows Burned Docs? Scott Perrys Phone Seized & More.

Fairport Convention: Farewell, Farewell

Citizen Trump may have broken a law that President Trump made a felony

Why won't Trump release the warrant?

Did you know about Albert Einstein's support for civil rights and the NAACP?

Mary Trump: Donald is Panicking; His Sense of Entitlement is Crumbling - Political Voices Network

Biden approval rating jumps to its highest level in two months in Reuters-Ipsos poll

Arthur Lourie - '5 Preludes fragiles'

The last red army monument In Malbork, Poland goes bye-bye

Arnold Schwarzenegger: I still got it

TFG's pattern denying , and falsely accusing others when he knows he's in legal trouble is telling,


Aunt Crabby Tweet: Auntie's political 'toon of the whole damn day,

Leclair's 'Overture in D major'

Trump Takes Fifth In NY AG Deposition - The 11th Hour - MSNBC

Tweet of the Early Morning:

Sorry, Stephanie Rhule just doesn't have it. Bring Brian Williams back.

(Jewish Group) When Racism and Antisemitism Collide: Charlottesville's Ugly Legacy Opinion

Ukraine Strikes In Russian-Occupied Crimea - The 11th Hour - MSNBC

Russian 'holidaymaker' breaks down in tears after fleeing Crimea

Jon Stewart Goes To Washington - The 11th Hour - MSNBC

☦ Eastern Orthodox Jesus prayer chanted in Slavonic and Ukrainian

Was TFG illegally taking top classified documents to sell, or use to blackmail the government with?

It may be funny to you mother f*cker, but it's not funny to me.

Who was the informant that ratted out Trump which initiated the search warrant?

Poll. Most want abortion on the ballot and would vote overwhelmingly to make it legal

Middle Age Riot tweet of the early morning:

Stephen Colbert - Monologue and Opening - 8/10/22

Another Middle Age Riot tweet:

Ron Filipkowski: Marge is raging tonight--

Al Stewart: Broadway Hotel

Mark Meadows be like:

Breakfast Thursday 11 August 2022

Gas prices tumble below $4 for the first time in months

Adorable puppy makes friends with his reflection:

More flipping about to explode very quickly?

The world's first permanent nuclear-waste repository - DW News

George Takei tweet:

How do I know that I live in Bavaria?

Best friends:

Just so everyone is clear

"Come on mom, play with us" (Tiger cubs):

Doodles occupy the heck out of the couch:

Nothing tops a plain pizza! (n/t)

You guys want to hear a joke?

Lamont Dozier, Writer of Numerous Motown Hits, Dies at 81

Patriotic tattoos become a liability for Ukrainians amid reports of Russian torture - PBS NewsHour

The older I get the earlier it gets late.

Social Vigilantes - Psychology Today

Trump took Fifth Amendment more than 440 times in refusing to answer New York attorney general's que

Firefighters combat major wildfire in southwestern France

I hear that the ghost of Martha Mitchell has been seen floating through the halls of Mar a Largo.

Hey Donnie! So muck for the NDA that you have everyone sign?

Trump and his band of traitors are now living in a constant state of paranoia.

Chandler Redmond Hits For Home Run Cycle

The unexpected triumph of Joe Biden

The world Trump voters have been living in is about to be sucked into a giant black hole.

No TOONs post today

Long Lost Siblings: Chance encounter at Fort Worth hospital leads to sibling reunion

▶️ 5pm ET Today: COVID-19 Q&A with Sen. Sanders and Dr. Ashish Jha

North Korea claims disputed victory over virus, blames Seoul

Liz Cheney : are you listening? Here's how you beat them.

Olivia Newton John - Don't Stop Believin'

Requests filed to unseal search warrant used to raid Trump estate

This Summer's Melt Loss Total In Svalbard Estimated At 44 Billion Tons Of Ice So Far

Republicans, please spare us your squealing

With the highly classified papers at Trump's dump?

This is why we must stop the rethugs and the madman Now.

To the politicians and journalists who think "national security" is not a good enough reason...

Sentencing set for Napa naturopath who sold fake COVID-19 vaccine cards

2nd Australian state bans public displays of Nazi swastikas

Alleged member of IS 'Beatles' charged in UK with terrorism

The Rundown: August 11, 2022

What was that one question that Trump answered?

12 Black sci-fi and fantasy comics to read

Comic Book Reviews for This Week: 8/10/2022

Art of the Week: Week of 08/10/22

Where Else Might Donald Hide Stuff From The Government?

Letters from an American: Heather Cox Richardson

I just never know what to expect from Arthur.

Smokey Robinson - "Cruisin'" (1979)

Did a witness before the J6 Committee inadvertently mention the "boxes" at MAL...?

"GOP rallies around Trump after FBI Mar-A-Lago search"---CNN's chyron right now,

Revised Harvard Law School degree:

Crowd around the office cooler! There's a surplus of free salty coffee!

Wholesale inflation fell 0.5% in July, in another sign that price increases are slowing

Tidal wave of for Democrats...the wind is at their back.

The con coming out of the deposition yesterday,

As we hear the volume of right-wing calls for violence in "defense" of tfg, I don't believe it is

I saw "Uncharted" yesterday

You raised $80.00 on August 10, 2022 Democratic Underground for Admiral (ret) Franken Senate IA

Jobless claims rise again to highest level since November

You raised $150.00 on August 10, 2022 OFFICIAL Democratic Underground for Tim Ryan US Senate OHIO

Wholesale inflation fell 0.5% in July, in another sign that price increases are slowing

You raised $10.00 on August 10, 2022 the DU is out for BLOOD Gov NE

FBI, Justice Department Routinely Prosecute Misuse of Classified Documents

For Republicans, the question is never, "Did Trump do something wrong?"

Know what I'd love to see?

Moon Beat /Full Sturgeon Supermoon/Perseid Meteor Shower

Tucker Carlson has a guest host for Friday...

Person Witnesses Gorgeous Lightning Web Over Night Sky in Washington

And from the world of trying to keep the Storm alive

Aunt Crabby-new TFG merchandise

This talk of 'civil war'

If the Republicans are so sure that Trump is honey pure, why is he going around

After Losing in Court, Donald Trump's 2016 Campaign Abandons Confidentiality Provisions/NDAs

Rolling Stone: Donald Trump is worried he may have a rat -- or multiple rats -- in his midst.

If it can happen to him, it can happen to any of us.

Mega-Thread: The right is prepping for civil war.

FBI reportedly delivers subpoenas to several Pa. GOP lawmakers

Rescue Pig Picks Out Flowers To Decorate Her House

Which is the greatest threat our nation faces, immigrants or the GOP?

Opinion The Dark Brandon meme can't escape death

NYC Lawyers Blame Pedestrian Parents in Crash That Killed 3-Month-Old

'What a freak you are!' Morning Joe slams Newt Gingrich for inciting violence over Mar-A-Lago search

David Ignatius: 'A Classic Picture Of The Walls Closing In' (MSNBC)

Another day of MAGA whining

'What a freak you are!' Morning Joe slams Newt Gingrich for inciting violence over Mar-A-Lago search

OK Morning Joe watchers: the painting behind Mike Barnacle this morning

"Dangerous precedent" as seen from Down Under

GOP missteps help Democrats deliver their biggest win to date

AP FACT CHECK: GOP LIES about Inflation Reduction Act impact on IRS, taxes

"Unprecedented" remedies are appropriate when dealing with our first "UnPresident". nt

You know Victor Orban did the same thing in Hungary and in this country there is a state doing this

Chris Christie says Mar-A-Lago search is "fair game" as first crack shows in Republican Party.

Trump's persecution complex is not limited to Trump; it characterizes the entire "MAGA movement."

OK so folks are measuring RW outrage over the FBI search

Anyone know what's happening here? (Twitter gif that I don't understand)

A new MAGA: Mothers Against Greg Abbott mobilizes against the incumbent governor seeking a third ter

8/9 Drought Monitor: TX - 29% In Level 4 Drought; UT - 79% In D 3-4 ; CA - 46% D3-4

Trump wanted 'loyal' generals like Hitler's -- who often tried to kill him

Pretend Pennsylvanian Dr. Oz Now Claims To Be A Farmer

Nevada judge denies loser Joey Gilbert's protest of GOP governor primary

What I think / know. I very well might be wrong.

The Shovel's view on the Donald Trump FBI raid

Donald, you have become history's punchline

Rep Swalwell- "Consider this:"

Going on vacation in Crimea? Might want to bring your own generator

Beto Will End Cannabis Prohibition In Texas

Law enforcement association warns agents of criminal exposure after Secret Service shares

POTUS props for VP Harris

This Morning, I Heard Voter Turnout in the Minnesota Primary on Tuesday

Very low airplane approach to land

Who else thinks Mitch McConnell regrets barring Merrick Garland from a SCOTUS appointment?

Beau of the Fifth Column: Let's talk about Trump's latest moves....

Some satire from our Aussie friends at The Shovel

interesting information regarding how wallstreet sees the reduction inf. act

Biden says Trump should no longer receive classified intelligence briefings


Rainwater Is No Longer Safe to Drink Thanks to Plastic

A very carefully worded opinion on the car crash

Pennsylvania Lawmakers Subpoenaed Will 'Comply' Unless Privileged--Official

Good Morning, I'm Here to Strangle You (pic)

IMHO, DOJ should go on the offensive and make a very public statement

Have TFG's chatty lawyers confirmed/denied that warrant lists 18 USC 793 among crimes

Seven Russian warplanes were destroyed in huge blasts at Crimean air base, new satellite images show

Gas coming on down

The day Olivia Newton-John brought star power to Olivia, Minnesota

89 Days Until Midterm Election Day! Upcoming Primaries and Deadlines

Saints Row - Official Gameplay Overview Trailer (NSFW)

Public Service Announcement: Raid helps to get rid of nasty pests

The youngest team in MLB is leading their division on August 11

A dog was missing. Cavers found her two months later 500 feet underground.

Trump monetizes everything he can get his hands on.

Man initially given life without parole in 2 murders freed

Does anyone have a favorite DIY solution for Bissell Little Green & Big Green carpet machines?

Fl Man Pays For Banner reading - "ha ha ha ha ha ha" over Mar-a-Lago estate after FBI raid

'Street Outlaws' Star Ryan Fellows Killed in Crash While Filming

Man Killed at GM Auto Plant in Fight With Coworker

Gunfire (possibly?) at Cincinnati FBI. Suspect left and has fled to rural area. UPDATED

Climate change's impact intensifies as U.S. prepares to take action

Top U.S. & World Headlines -- August 11, 2022

What? Only 16 people knew about Trump's safe at his dump?

Biden may be old but...

Biden may be old but...

Iran Nuclear Deal Appears Within Reach as Negotiators Send "Final Text" to Tehran & Washington

Tennessee woman killed 25-years-ago identified, TBI asks for public's help

Pay CLOSE ATTENTION to Beto. THIS is how it needs to be DONE.

QAnon: FBI's raid of Mar-a-Lago was to prevent Trump from exposing satanic pedophile rings.

'PARANOIA': Trump Goes on Hunt for FBI 'Rat' - Convinced He's Being Wiretapped 'By Biden' Says New R

Firing at police from a corn field to defend Trump

"Political Pawns": Immigrant Activists Decry Texas Gov. Abbott for Busing Asylum Seekers to NYC

I have yet to hear one Trump lover, ask his lawyers to release the warrant.

I-71 closed in Clinton County due to police activity, OSP chase

News is reporting shots fired at a FBI office in Ohio.

Vegetarian Women More Likely To Fracture Hips In Later Life, Study Shows

Tom Kundig designs Truckee, California home with metal "treehouse" for Faulkner Architects founder

"The art of Astroturfing {is} alive and well."

As Rent Soars & Evictions Spike, Will Biden Address Housing Crisis with Same Urgency as Gas Prices?

Husband at Mall - "Where in the hell is my wife?"

Filed tax return in Feb.- just got notified return on its way

The Snowballing U.S. Rental Crisis Is Sparing Nowhere And No One

Restoration Movement news for Thursday, August 11, 2022

FBI delivers subpoenas to several Pa. Republican lawmakers

L.A. Activists Demand Real Solutions to Housing Crisis as City Cracks Down on Homeless Encampments

Magistrate Judge Bruce Reinhart facing firestorm for signing Mar-a-Lago search warrant. Who is he?

TIME: No, Biden is NOT hiring 87,000 new IRS agents

On this day, August 11, 1949, Eric Carmen of the Raspberries was born.

Only 2 more episodes of Extraordinary Attorney Woo....

On this day, August 11, 2000, Southwest Airlines Flight 1763 was subject to an incident of air rage.

Inbox beware: Federal watchdog approves Google program to let campaigns skip spam filters

Seeking verification of 2 online stories

The Government should offer free mental healthcare to Trump voters. They will need it.

Historians privately warn Biden that America's democracy is teetering

FOX idiots on Faulkner says Trump was cooperating.

WOW, Listen to the crowd when Beto calls out a gun nut

Fox: Mar-a-Lago search is evidence Biden doesn't plan to give up power

FCC cancels Starlink's $886 million grant from Ajit Pai's mismanaged auction

I felt the same way when I first heard banjos...😳🤣👶🏼🪕

Change channels. John Bolton coming up on Andrea's show.

This weeks search and seizure at Mar-a-Lago was NOT the first. There was one in June as well.

Black People Don't Use Macs

Re: the theater thing

Crimea air base blast: Satellite images show three craters, eight destroyed planes FRANCE 24

Why isn't there more pressure on the Manhattan D A

Meet Mothers Against Greg Abbott, the other 'MAGA' in Texas going viral on social media

Meet Mothers Against Greg Abbott, the other 'MAGA' in Texas going viral on social media

They can't have it both ways

Beto O'Rourke slams laughing man during discussion of Uvalde shooting

Talk about getting outta Dodge just in time!

Anniversaries and Posting Milestones (August 11, 2022)

Crispy bacon

Donald Trump and His Allies are Exploiting the Uncertainty Around the Mar-a-Lago Raid

Cincinnati FBI shooter fired a nail gun at LE personnel, then held up AR-15 before fleeing

If repukes take over the House, and hold their threatened hearings, and subpoena everyone,

"deplorable" and "dangerous."

Where is Tucker Carlson?

Can a President.. or more importantly a former President declassify any document??

Jeff Tiedrich on Trump's fear that someone flipped on him:

Yellen directs IRS not to increase chances of audits of Americans making less than $400,000

Middle Age Riot tweet: If you don't want to be called a motherfucker by Beto O'Rourke,

"This time Trump is trapped and afraid" Interesting take on Trump losing suppport even in red areas

Branch management team. So young, yet so efficient.

Qheads: Why not just have a list of people who are NOT in the "deep state" at this point?

Here is the article as to why they served the warrant.

Unprecedented: Donald Trump's scandals are unique in history. Here's how.

FBI search of Trump's Mar-a-Lago home followed tip classified records were there - report

Alternative to Paxlovid for Covid

Stunning heterochromic twins:

FBI: His attorneys showed us the proof and then colluded in the crime.

FCC rescinds nearly $1 billion in Space X subsidies for rural broadband

hmmm, couuld somebody fund flying the diaper don balloon around

Trump's new lawyer has called the former president 'racist' and 'pathetic'

Blinken expected to call for release of jailed Hotel Rwanda dissident

How the Trump-FBI feud puts swing-state Republicans in a bind

'White power' hand gesture during a demonstration outside Bellingham business

How Schumer's messy style delivers for Dems: 'I persist'

Alexey Navalny formed a labor union of prisoners in the Russian prison work camp,

Devin The Cow still reads Twitter.

Presidential libraries

The Arctic is warming four times faster than the rest of the planet, new research shows

Watch Beto O'Rourke slam an Abbott-supporting heckler

Opinion: Why I fear Indiana, not Kansas, charts the future of abortion rights in America - Marcus

New issues with TFG

U.K. so hot and dry, the source of the River Thames has dried up

A seal with big hiccups:

Armed gunman tries to breach FBI's Cincinnati office; authorities pursuing suspect on interstate

Trump allies warn: "possible that more damaging info about Trump...will eventually become public."

This! Crazy! Trump appointed Kash Patel his agent to stash of NARA classified docs June 24

I see Beto O'Rourke did what I suggested here almost daily for weeks...

Checked my local residential MAGA folks..

Mehmet Oz scored a $50K annual tax break on his $3.1M Montgomery County manor

now that lindsay is a no show , will the judge send the bailif or marshals or whom ever

Nixon/Trump criminal meme:

Lindsey Graham- Familiarize yourself of "Uniform Act of 1931"

Away Ye Merry Lassies (as performed by me, me and me) :)

Docs "so sensitive in nature, and related to national security, that the Justice Dept had to act."

Opinion: Pelosi has found the Democrats' midterm strategy - Rubin

Somehow I think threatening the lives of FBI agents won't play out well for those who do

A Republican Midterm Election Victory Isn't Assured - WSJ Editorial

A line from the Bible, you know, that book that Christian Nationalists are supposedly so keen on

Final scene of the Titanic..

"Dating opportunities for heterosexual men diminishing as healthy relationship standards increase"

Breaking - AG Garlane will be speaking at 2.30pm DST

Attorney General Merrick Garland will make a statement today at 2:30pm

Every top post on TheDonald is claiming the Cincinnati FBI situation is a false flag.

Actually said on FOX: "... Republicans cannot be given control again of the government..."

They tried subpoenaing Trump before they went for the warrant.

Next level trolling from the Ukrainians.

Wonkette: Trump Crawling-Out-Of-His-Skin Scared Right Now, And You Love It

Youtube - WATCH LIVE: Attorney General Garland gives briefing amid questions over FBI search of Trum

Nearly 900 days into its closure, the West Seattle Bridge's reopening date becomes official

Attacking an FBI office in Indiana with a nail gun?

Cartoons 8/11/2022

I would love to get a wake up call like this!

Ian Millhiser: How Republicans rigged Texas's federal courts against Biden

"I'll Nail Those Fibbies!"

Snohomish Health District hiring full-time monkeypox task force

Woody Guthrie has a message for Russians and RW Americans

Arlington farmers showcase crops, flowers, wares in weekend event

Wild Turkey Adopts Human Family So They Build Her A Home!

Free food, fun at Korean American Appreciation Day in Mukilteo

paperback writer - The BeaTles

Where shelter space has been scarce, Lynnwood explores 'rapid rehousing'

Trump turns lawful search into play for victimhood

Today's request goes out to "Donnie."

Attorney General Merrick Garland set to make statement, days after FBI raid on Trump home at Mar-a-L

Abortion providers are taking drastic steps to ensure safety at clinics after Dobbs

Will any one from DU be attending Netroots Nation

Bottling the monkeypox vaccine could take until early 2023

Transgender sexual assault of girl in middle school bathroom never happened (FL)

James Gandolfini - on Sesame Street in 2002.

U.S. schools struggling amid severe teacher shortage

Ukraine Seeks to Squeeze Russian Troops as It Girds for Battle for Kherson

Two things I've learned from finally meeting Covid.

Meet Oakley. She's basically the Tom Cruise of dog world.

Authorities monitoring online threats following FBI's Mar-a-Lago raid

Wildfires spread, fish die off amid severe drought in Europe

FOX asked his supporters to calm down.

Best explanation ever how Republicans think:

GOP lies are becoming more and more unhinged about the IRS

TCM Schedule for Thursday, August 11, 2022 -- Summer Under The Stars: Laurence Harvey

I think the GOP suffers from Stockholm syndrome

video of a "fire tornado" at the samfire in northwestern Los Angeles County.

TCM Schedule for Friday, August 12, 2022 -- Summer Under The Stars: Jane Powell

Quick question

Republicans need to get off the dime and stand up for our country...

Biden signs veterans toxic exposure bill into law

Way cool NASA vid of James Webb telescope zooming into a cartwheel galaxy...

Pope Francis meets transgender guests of Rome church

Rudy Giuliani Promises Revenge Raid of Biden's House If Trump Wins in 2024

Just had to share this

A.G. Garland come up live on TV right now

Katy Tur tried to suggest Garland was only going to announce

Associated Press Iowa motorist accused of hitting abortion rights protester

Arrests in western Mexico set off destruction in 2 states

Actor Robert La Tourneaux was born on August 10, 1940. Remembered as the "Cowboy" in ...

AG Garland himself approved the search

Will Trump try to stop the warrant from being unsealed?

That was one of the most solemn news conferences

Eric Trump's Accidental Confession About His Father Has Twitter Users Howling

Happy Rescueversary Baby Chaba & Mom Bun Ma - Elephant Nature Park

LMAO - there's a "HA HA HA HA HA HA" banner flying over Mar-A-Shithole!

Yeah AG Garland !!!

It's time, Rupert. You've made ur billions. Turn it over to Uday & Qusay.

10 Lessons of Conservative Cowardice - Book

What AG Garland said was that fox news, and congressional republicans, are making unfounded

CDC loosens coronavirus guidance, signaling strategic shift

The DOJ waited long enough.

Mark Knopfler: Brothers in Arms (Live in London, 1996) A sublime performance!

A mom's campaign to ban library books divided a Texas town -- and her own family

garland passed on saying trump was free to release the warrants and receipts if trump wanted to

Since Trump can oppose the release of the warrant, Garland is essentially calling his bluff.

Justice Department moves to unseal search warrant used to seize documents from Trump's home

Turtle should have given AG Garland his hearing

Garland video statement about Mar-a-Lardo

FBI Director Wray to FBI employees today...

Merrick Garland Speaks: Your move, Traitor Trump.

BREAKING: Texas Paul REACTS to attack on FBI building in Ohio amid Republican Rhetoric

Trump shot off his mouth and Merrick Garland counterpunched

Link to the Motion to unseal

Let's have some garlands

Texas Paul REVEALS how Mitch McConnell DESTROYED the Republican Party

Watch the stupid guy object to the release of the warrant.

Garland just dropped a well placed bomb on Trump and all the pro Trump media spin after the FBI ....

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The judge who signed the FBI's Mar-a-Lago warrant is facing violent antisemitic threats

So will Yang, Gabbard, and Cuomo, along with most of the repukes in Congress,

Hilarious Tweets That Capture What It's Like To Live With 4 Year Olds

The underlying application and affidavit detailing evidence justifying the search will remain sealed

What is straightwashing? Here are some prominent examples in the media

I was at Trader Joe's in Rochester Hills, MI this morning. Two people were wearing masks

Counterinteligence is involved. One can only imagine what trump took and was trading and or selling

Trump Responds to Merrick Garland

Guess Who? "I continue to ask, what happened to 33 Million pages of docs taken to Chicago by Obama?"

Political infiltration, stealing into Evangelical Christian churches is a sign of "bad religion"

Benedict reads Nick Cave's letter about grief

Armed Man Attempted to Break Into FBI Field Office

The best part...

"Operators are standing by....."

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Democrats, start calling out the republicans who are pushing violence against the country, and

As If We Needed Another Reason To Say: F-CK YOU, ELON MUSK! (Musk Tweet on Tax Collectors)

Feels like good

Are you concerned the FBI is going to get a search warrant for your residence?

It's HARD being a Trump suck-up...

GOP: Unseal the warrant!!

Judge wants to know by tomorrow if trump plans on appealing -"On or before 3:00 p.m. Eastern time"

Beau of the Fifth Column: Let's talk about Garland's statement on the Trump search....

Viral: Heckler interrupts Beto, gets instantly humiliated - Brian Tyler Cohen


Hey Donnie? Here is a trivia question for you?

next gop claim will be oh but he had declassified it all.

First on CNN: Elaine Chao, Trump's former Transportation Secretary, met with Jan. 6 committee

I think Melaynia dropped the dime on Mara-Lardo

Rut roh?

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What kind of state secrets did trump sell and to whom did he sell to?

August in my neck of the woods is the season of rasping cicadas and ripening elderberries; a time

RAWSTORY Opinion: This time Trump is trapped -- and afraid

Opinion Only: I don't think Donald Trump will get out of this one, do you?

MAYBE Ivanka snitched after he left her mother dumped in a plot in his golf course😕

TFG having his minions project evidence was planted

Rich Onion Mushroom Cream Sauce Recipe (video)

Let us NOT forget the Jan. 5 bomber:

Doug Ford will never be PM if he starts to Privatize medicine in Ontario. Tweet

A New Agency Seeks to Hold Washington's Killer Cops Accountable

Trump responds to Merrick Garland by raging at Obama's presidential library

Mrs mitch mcconnell met with the jan 6th committee

Apparently Trump has new legal counsel

It's useful to recall The Bloated Orange

Merrick Garland called Donald Trump's bluff: legal expert

I'm terrible at making predictions, but I have a sneaking suspicion

Trump hires prominent Atlanta attorney for election probe

LIVE 5PM ET: COVID-19 Q&A Sen. Sanders and White House Response Coordinator Dr. Jha

Top 10 Conservative Idiots #13-3: Holy Shit: The 5th Anniversary Special Edition

Well the "guy" has until tomorrow at 3 PM to fight the unsealing of the warrant....

Pro-Trump media like The Gateway Pundit just completely making stuff up now.

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Friday, 12 August 2022

He'll Object To The Release. It's What He Does. Delay, Delay, Delay. And Then Delay Some More.

Chris Wrays motivational speech to the FBI

If you could choose your own nickname, what would it be?

What these right wing talking heads dont take into consideration.

The Better Roe: The Case of Struck v. Secretary of Defense

Justice Department Seeks Secret Service Phone Numbers

Eco-friendly delivery service in Venice launched using hydrogen-powered boats

OK, I Think I Might Know the DOJ's Strategy for Trump - Bear With Me Here

What's for Dinner, Thurs., Aug. 11, 2022

It's beginning to circulate

When the DOJ finds the smoking gun what percentage of Americans will stick with TFG?

'Houston University' uses fake address, phony faculty to sign up students

Goalposts already moved: "We didn't want the warrant, we want the affidavit."

J&J to stop selling talc-based baby powder globally in 2023

Guard Dog Security Working 24-7

Standoff with an armed suspect who tried to enter the FBI's Cincinnati office has ended, officials s

A Walt Starr moment, indeed.

Alito's Call to Arms to Secure Religious Liberty by Linda Greenhouse

When the inventory is released, I can't wait for Trump to tell us which items were planted.

Between a rock and a hard place

Lawsuit accuses Mark Cuban of duping investors with crypto 'Ponzi scheme'

BREAKING: AG Garland Moves To Unseal Mar-a-Lago Search Warrant

Did anyone try to dissuade Garland before he spoke today?

A dog was missing. Cavers found her two months later 500 feet underground.

Here's the deal about "the Feds" and DOJ/FBI/various law enforcement agencies:

The Snowflake Party

Suspect in Cincinnati FBI shooting attended Trump rally on January 5th

"F**k it, cough in my mouth" says CDC.

TFG's legal counsel was on-site at MAL

Secret Service resisted informing watchdog agency of missing texts

VA Gov Youngkin-R, Recd $8.5 Mill in Carlyle Group Stock, Pd $0 Tax. PGH Pension Funders Got Nothing

UPDATE: Team Trump is actually trying to STOP the warrant from being unsealed, because they know it'

So, Any DOJ Doubters Left?

Yo, Trump! You got 'til 3 PM tomorrow. Tick Tock, Motherfucker!

FBI Shooting Suspect Is Dead

NEW POLL: Voters Approve of FBI Trump Mar-a-Lago Raid More Than Disapprove - By 12 Points

Tonight the Field of Dreams game in Dyersville...

TOP SECRET documents found at Mar-a-Lardo

On Ari now😀😀

BREAKING: Cincinnati shooter has been killed (NBC)


No matter how the Trump saga ends?

Abortion Law fight headed to Florida Supreme Court

Garland's Message To Trump Was 'Put Up Or Shut Up' Says Weissmann - Deadline - MSNBC

jeebuss, these pukes gotta go back to 1996

Breaking Down AG Garland's Bombshell Request To Unseal The Mar-a-Lago Search Warrant - MSNBC Reports

Iowa governor asks court to allow blocked 2018 abortion ban

Cincinnati Shooter was present at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.

Am I alone in sensing a change in the national posture toward the Malignant Malefactor?

You Are Being Lied to About the IRS Robert Reich

VA Gov Youngkin-R Recd $8.5 Mill Carlyle Group Stock, Pd $0 Tax: Pgh Pension Funders Got Nothing-PA

Yes or No

The Cinncy suspect is dead?

Armed man killed after trying to breach FBI office, standoff

Still Laughing

FBI shooter posted on Truth Social about targeting FBI

Trump looking to block release of the warrant.

Badass AG Merrick Garland Appreciation Thread

Newhouse's primary success rare among GOP impeachment voters

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NY AG may seek 'corporate death penalty' for Trump Tower -- and all his golf courses: legal expert


Guatemalans march in protest of corruption, cost of living

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Just imagine what the cornfield shooter

If the FBI found TS documents on Monday, they have evidence Trump violated the Espionage Act.

The 2021 DOJ budget is $31.7 billion

The armed man who attacked the Cincinnati FBI building was also at the January 6th attack. His name

So, what should be done - if anything - about spreading violent rhetoric?

Yes! AG Garland called Trump and GOP bluff in asking court to unseal the warrant.

A legal minded question?

What was Trump thinking by smuggling so many classified documents to his basement?

The Man Who Attacked The FBI Office In Ohio Was MAGA

Someone asked for a countdown clock for tomorrow's deadline

Jimny O "its a good deal'

Attorney General Merrick Garland ADDRESSES Mar-a-Lago FBI Search - Meidas Touch

Can we stop referring to women by their husband's names when they do not use those names?

America Is Not Without Its Problems.

Did anyone have any doubt at all this nail gun cowboy was a trumper?

Trump weighing stopping Garland making public the warrant. CNN n/t

Trump's current situation and the framing.

North Carolina: Court rejects Democrat appeal to keep Green Party off ballot


Who is Trump attorney Christina Bobb, who met FBI at Mar-a-Lago?

Jury can't reach verdict in engineers' Flint water trial

OHIO shooter was apparently a "Truth Social" regular. His violent posts are unbelievable:

Over $2B announced for roads, bridges, bike lanes across US

Over $2B announced for roads, bridges, bike lanes across US

Tweet of the Day


Armed man who was at Capitol on Jan. 6 is fatally shot after firing into an FBI field office

Is MAGA out of control?

Hey, Rod Rosenstein, this is how you ***land the plane***, MOTHERFUCKER

Robotic motion in curved space defies standard laws of physics

Texas Paul REACTS to Beto O'Rourke's EPIC TAKEDOWN of Abbott Supporter - Meidas Touch

Death toll in Eastern Kentucky flooding hits 39 as water, electricity restored to residents

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

Mark Cuban, Mavericks in hot water over Voyager 'Ponzi scheme'

BREAKING: Trump Ordered by Court to Respond in 24 Hours if he Opposes DOJ UNSEALING Warrant - MT

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Rupert Murdoch, Jerry Hall divorce after 6 years of marriage: 'They remain good friends'

Thanks Trevor! He always delivers an interesting view

New species alert: Scientists discover giant deep-sea isopod family in Gulf of Mexico

Residents raise almost $100,000 for Michigan library defunded over LGBTQ books

Unsurprisingly, Trump's response to Garland's statement is weak whataboutism

California plans to boost water supply as drought bites

unBREAKING news? re: The warrant!

Any chance we can have this as a new avatar?

Citizens' manifesto declares Brazilian democracy facing 'immense danger'

What are you going to do with your pay raise?