Democratic Underground

Archives: August 5, 2022

The Right's Rising Authoritarian Ally

Al Franken - The Case for Prosecuting Trump - (August 4, 2022)

A Security Guard Allegedly Thought The Oxford School Shooting Was A Drill And That A Bleeding...

Now each of the Sandy Hook parents should sue Alex Jones!

When life goes bad...

Heatwave - Martha Reeves & the Vandellas

Fox News Hosts Embodies Misogyny With AOC Comments - The Katie Phang Show

Special police officer fatally shot during training inside DC library

Four people in critical condition following lightning strike in DC.

Trump, Bannon Melt Down As Fox News Turns On MAGAWorld - The Beat - MSNBC

Medhi Hasan

Alex Jones busted: How the Sandy Hook trial could lead to accountability for Donald Trump

Kansas Result Suggests 4 Out of 5 States Would Back Abortion Rights in Similar Vote

Seattle ends Covid-era hazard pay for grocery workers

Judge: West Virginia Medicaid must cover transgender care

Sunset, southern MD 8/4

Alex Jones' phone leak contains 'intimate messages w/ Roger Stone'

538: Democrats are slightly favored to win the Senate

4 Critically Hurt During Apparent Lightning Strike Near White House

Updated hurricane outlook still points to above-normal Atlantic season, NOAA says

We Can Fight Monkeypox Without Hysteria or Homophobia

Scott Hechinger: Don't take Zeldin and Adams' bail-blame bait

do you have a favorite song? Or a favorite at the moment?

Art of the Week: Week of 08/03/22

The Rundown: August 4, 2022

Question: What do you do with fish when you go on vacation?

The Orient Express Is Resuming Its Legendary Journeys From Paris--and It's More Glamorous Than Ever

A Michigan man who referred to abortion as 'genocide' was charged with setting fire to a Planned Par

Louisville, Kentucky Police Officers Charged with Federal Crimes Related to Death of Breonna Taylor

Facebook needs to allow posters to disable the laughing emoji

'Sickening Liar': Conspiracy Theorist Alex Jones Hit With Millions In Fines For Sandy Hook Lies

Isaac Hayes with Millie Jackson - If I/You Had My/Your Way

Bet on a big drop in oil, says top commodities analyst - CNBC Television

Anyone watching Million Little Things? On Hulu? ABC show?

Anyone watching Million Little Things? On Hulu? ABC show?

Proposed Indiana abortion law creates 'unholy union of pre-, post-Dobbs provisions'

Attorneys to TURN OVER texts to Jan 6 committee, DOJ

If this is Idaho's response to federal lawsuit over abortion ban, we're in legal trouble

Georgia prosecutor knocks Lindsey Graham's subpoena challenge

Oregon to be first state to allow psilocybin therapy

This has to do with tweets that don't show on DU (resolved)

Health officials provide update on monkeypox cases in Washington

Mandatory Thursday Mike Malloy thread!

Schumer Plans Saturday Vote on Reconciliation Bill

The Doobie Brothers - Dedicate This Heart

TCM Schedule for Saturday 8/6/22 -- Summer Under the Stars -- Audrey Hepburn

Grover Washington, Jr. - Winelight

Who is Andrew Warren? Meet the Tampa prosecutor Ron DeSantis just removed

'There's no path out of economic oblivion for Russia': new report reveals how corporate exodus has

I have some questions about your referendum

Molly Jong-Fast: If Democrats Lose the House, Andrew Cuomo Might Be to Blame

Man attacked by black bear while jogging on Whatcom County trail

nazi rally breaks out at CPAC...not suprising at all with the president of Hungary going full

China 'blockades' Taiwan's aviation and maritime paths after Pelosi visit - ABC News (Australia)

Beau of the Fifth Column: Let's talk about Republican icons talking about Trump....

A twofer! Ukraine weapons tracker (twitter video)

Democrats, Sinema reach deal on new taxes in Inflation Reduction Act

Michael Franks - The Lady Wants To Know

Wait...wut??!?! "Critical race theory and tax payments at the end of the rifle"

I'm always amazed at how fast WH kids grow up

Jon Lucien - You're Sensational

Kansas had a winning ad campaign. Masterful messaging!

Sinema just announced that she's signed off on Dems climate, tax and health care legislation...

UK: Almost two million suffering from long COVID - Al Jazeera

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis suspends state attorney over stance on abortion law - CBS News

Tweet of the Day

Veteran Democratic strategist James Carville on party's midterm strategy - CBS News

Mehdi Hasan Calls Conservatives Cheering Far Right Messages At CPAC 'Facism' - All In - MSNBC

Albert Woodfox, held in solitary confinement for 43 years, dies aged 75

Alex Jones phone data;

Any word on what our precious senior Arizona Senator plans for the reconciliation vote?

Argentina's new economic minister promises to stop printing money - Al Jazeera

Steve Bannon and Rudy Giuliani Melt Down over Fox "News" Turning on Trump - Meidas Touch

Fmr. Federal Prosecutor Compares Federal Grand Jury, 1/6 Cmte, As Cipollone Is Subpoenaed

On Don Lemon

'Our Democracy Is In Crisis' Says Rep. Mondaire Jones - All In - MSNBC

Sanctioned Russian oligarchs 'exploited' UK secrecy loophole - BBC News

***FLASH FLOOD WARNING! MontCo, DC, PG, Arlington

Kansas City - Wilbert Harrison - #1 Billboard Record 1959

Japan PM meets Pelosi, calls China drills 'grave problem'

Germany gears up to become world's third-largest military spender - Al Jazeera


Politics is the art of the possible.

We will fail at gun control even if we pass nation wide laws

Democrats will end up with 53 US Senate seats if we include WI and OH.

The Daily Show - Conservatives vs. KKK: Spot the Difference

Walker accepts debate invite, but not one that Warnock chose

So Nancy pissed off China's "President for Life"

☦ Orthodoxy: Anxiety and Our Life in Christ

Seth Meyers - Nancy Pelosi Departs Taiwan After Weeks of Tension with China - Monologue 8/3/22

Orban to nazi conference: christian politicians cannot be racist....oh yeah?

IN state Rep. Bartlett (D): "...impotency must be an act of God."

Seth Meyers: Guest Journalist Jane Mayer Calls Out the Self-Policing of the Supreme Court

Friday Morning Happy Jazz and Positive Bossa Nova Livestream

Viktor Orban at CPAC - The Lincoln Project

Sam Cooke - Bring it on Home to Me.

*Watch America Outdoors by Bartunde Thurston. PBS

Taco - Puttin' On The Ritz

From a fun Dark Brandon thread

Viktor Orban Is A 'Right Wing Dream For GOP Trying To Destroy Our Democracy' - The ReidOut - MSNBC

I know how to get Rethugligans to STFU about ABORTION

Now, what's this R. procedural maneuver that's supposed to obstruct

OMG Jon Stewart's tweet today:

Black Betty Reaction Compilation

5 killed, 9 injured in fiery crash as car runs light, slams into cross traffic in Windsor Hills

Artist Maya Lin (Viet Nam Memorial) to create water garden honoring Obama's mother at Presidential L

Feds reject Texas Medicaid expansion for new moms, calling it too restrictive

Long hallway

Why is it?

Coco Gauff vs Osaka.

Sinema Confirmed she will vote YES on Inflation Reduction Act paving way for passage - Meidas Touch

This is how Breonna Taylor's murder was first reported

BREAKING: Democrats Move Ahead With Climate, Tax, Health Care Bill As Sinema Signs On - MSNBC Prime

Beto Video:

Kari Lake wins Arizona's Republican primary for governor, will face Katie Hobbs in November

Separated at birth?

How TF often does

Cory Hixson, Son of Parkland School victim Christopher Hixon gives victim impact statement.

Byrds - 1971 (Live) - Lover of the Bayou

Man who threatened Dr. Fauci, other official, gets 3 years

I'm sure xtian nationalists are

I'm old, but my memory is fine except for this:

Brittney Griner's 9-Year Prison Sentence Shows Russia Is 'Cranking Up Dial' - The ReidOut - MSNBC

Which politicians showed up at the CPAC Nazi Rally?

Steve Miller Band - My Dark Hour

Seth Meyers - Feds Subpoena Key Trump Aide as Pro-Trump Election Deniers Plan Next Coup: A Closer Look

Great news...Brother Justin Jones wins Dem primary, will be TN State Rep!

Snared: How a South Phoenix Kid Got 16 Years in the Slammer for One Ounce of Marijuana


Me and Mrs. Jones - Marvin G.

The Daily Show: Brittney Griner Found Guilty & Aaron Rodgers Credits Psychedelics for Success

Dylan, McGuinn, Petty, Young, Clapton, Harrison

A Hard Day's Night - The Beatles

If you have amazon prime, Ron Howard's Thirteen Lives is available now. Thailand cave rescue movie

Venezuela politician sentenced over drone attack on Maduro

RWers are just the weakest men in the country, hands down.

Liz Cheney: The evidence is there to prosecute Trump - CNN

So how's that GOTV/Poll tax thing coming along?

Love and Rockets - No Big Deal


What is the substance of these "intimate" messages?

'Monumental Consequences': Why Trump Is Facing Real Legal Trouble - The Last Word - MSNBC

The Most Hated Man on the Internet.

Strange Advance - Love Becomes Electric

Violent Femmes: Kiss Off

CPAC Gives Far-Right Hungarian Leader A Standing Ovation - The Last Word - MSNBC

Crazy and shocking Kirin Hunt: Monster Hunter World

The 3 biggest crime cover-ups the Trump administration got away with:

Canadian economic news good. Poor, poor Conservatives. They howl

Alex Jones' attorneys have been ordered to show cause why they should not be held in contempt

White House Declares Monkeypox A Public Health Emergency - The Last Word - MSNBC

New Biden statement on the Inflation Reduction Act

Will Desantis go after parents who take their kids their kids to Hooters?

No charges after U.S. flag draped over Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (Ottawa)

"No Stubs"

First responder hails verdict in Alex Jones defamation case - NewsNation Prime

Anyway I was just staring at the Looking Glass

TN-05: Far-right mayor Andy Ogles wins GOP primary for Nashville US House seat

EPA to review Pennsylvania's latest cleanup plan for the Chesapeake Bay.

Who's in charge here...dogs versus cats...

Workers in Iraq get day off as temperatures pass 50C

Hanover school district apologizes for this logo

Grunewald: Blast at bomb storage site sparks Berlin wildfire

I'm flooded with love for Patsy Mink, 1st female congressperson of color, Hawaii's pride.

Thai Chef Takes You Grocery Shopping!

Real Time with Bill Maher guests - Friday, August 5, 2022

Ahmad Jamal Trio - I Love Music

After seeing and hearing CPAC (organized rich MAGAs) applaud Orban today, I just do not

(Jewish Group) Spanish town previously named Fort Kill the Jews vandalized with antisemitic graffiti

Yes, the gay and trans 'panic' defense is still legal in a majority of states

Don Friedman Trio - Night

Colombian soprano breaking opera 'molds'

Emily Remler - Catwalk

Brazil trucker leader gives up presidential bid to support lula

Ex-Puerto Rico Governor Is Arrested on Corruption Charges

The Proposed Wealth Tax on Colombia's 4,700 Richest People Would Raise $1 Billion

OHIO- Senate: New Poll Has Tim Ryan (D) Beating J.D. Vance (R) 49- 38

Forecasters trim hurricane season outlook a bit, still busy

While in Congress, I fought for veterans. As governor, I'll do the same - Beto For Texas

Three more ships with grain depart Ukrainian ports

The Burn Pit Party - Mark Fiore - Political Cartoons

Study shows probability of getting COVID for mask wearers vs. non-mask wearers

Stephen Colbert - Monologue and Opening - 8/4/22

Stephen Colbert: Guest James Taylor - "You Want To Be Either In The Moment Or Slightly Ahead Of It."

Just how big can a super-Earth get while staying 'habitable'?

Beto O'Rourke convinces Trump Supporter to flip and vote for him in Epic video - Meidas Touch

Meteors seem to be raining down on New Zealand, but why are some bright green?

Breakfast Friday 5 August 2022

Just wondering, did Hawley run track in high school or college?

US pauses plans for new border walls at oceanfront Friendship Park

US pauses plans for new border walls at oceanfront Friendship Park

Hungary's fascist leader being embraced by TFG and the party exposes them openly,

Columbus Teachers vote to give 10 day strike notice

Reasonable, rational voters don't like Republicans.

The death of Indiana Republican U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski.

Russian propaganda is a new main "weapons" - TVP World (Polish public broadcast)

Citing Disregard Of Environmental Laws, Federal Judge Blocks BLM Plan To Mine 6 Billion Tons Of Coal

Russia trying to avoid sanctions. Copper worth half a billion goes missing in China- TVP (Polish TV)

Blinken: China military drills are 'significant escalation'

With Sweden and Finland, NATO wouldn't just get bigger.The alliance would also get a firepower boost

Post-Climate Bill, GQP Reveals Strategy For Mid-Terms: "Inflation!!! Inflation!!! Inflation!!"

Starbucks Is Firing a Huge Number of Pro-Union Workers

NASA's new Sample Recovery Helicopters will make flying on Mars less 'boring'

Who Sinema truly represents...we have the best government money can buy!

Starbucks Is Firing a Huge Number of Pro-Union Workers

Cracker Barrel Puts Veggie Sausage On The Menu And Redneck Trumpers Lose Their Fucking Minds

The ancient Mexican city of Monte Albn thrived with public works, not kings

Horned helmets came from Bronze Age artists, not Vikings

Wordle 412 *** SPOILER THREAD ***

Source Of The Thames Dries Up For First Time; River Now Rises 5 Miles Downstream

Opinion Guatemalan authorities fear truth. So they arrested Jos Rubn Zamora.

Arthur was far more traumatized by the power outage and my stress/anxiety than I realized

Who is on Trump's "legal team"?

Indiana lawmakers vote to keep exceptions from abortion ban

ESG Is The New CRT As Republicans Dump "Free Market" BS In Exchange For Newest Scary Acronym

Visa and Mastercard suspend ad payments on Pornhub after lawsuit, pressure from Bill Ackman

It Just Keeps Getting Worse For Alex Jones.

If FOX leaves Trump, he is finished.

Suit: Police chasing white suspect wrongly arrest Black man

I'm starting to re-think the carbon monoxide situation during the power outage

Weatherman makes discovery on air:

Kevin Spacey Ordered to Pay $31 Million to 'House of Cards' Producer for Alleged Sexual Misconduct

"I hope you guys have a corntastic day"

Revealed: Joe Manchin's price for supporting the climate change bill

The last time there was a Taiwan crisis, China's low-tech military was badly outmatched by U.S.

Hey, Fishkeepers. Looking for stocking ideas.

Friday TOONs - It's A Start

so, can someone w access to irish records do a search for me?

Lee Iacocca was CEO for $1

Polio in NYS!

BLS Report: June jobless rates down over the year in 388 of 389 metro areas; payroll jobs up in 129

Comic Book Reviews for This Week: 8/3/2022

The Rundown: August 5, 2022

The origin of Superheroes: Iron Fist

Why Alex Jones' Phone May Answer Jan. 6 Questions That Alex Jones Would Not (MSNBC)

Restoration Movement news for Friday, August 5, 2022

All that's left of the Republican party ...

3 more ships with grain depart Ukraine ports under UN deal

You know the

Saw this on Facebook this morning "Many died last night some died this morning

DeSantis the Dork pretending to be a tough guy is laughable.

The Real Panama Hat

This will only apply to a few people. You know---those who aren't straight male Caucasian Baptists.

Viktor Orban, We have to kill the jews aka the "globalists"

"If an unwanted pregnancy is an act of God, then impotency must be an act of God."

I hope someone leaks the texts of Jones and Stone. They were not talking about the weather.

Revolver was released on this date in 1966

Every little bit helps - North Macedonia to send Ukraine four Su-25's

A science department that mistook Heisenberg of uncertainty principle for Heisenberg of Breaking Bad

Rare singing, emerald green and iridescent blue hummingbird unexpectedly rediscovered in Colombia

Employers added 528,000 jobs in July, as the hot labor market powers on

listening to james taylor's latest- american standard.

Payrolls increase, unemployment down, and gas prices down over a dollar. It is a WOW report

Robert Reich Names Several Hopeful Things For Democrats In 2022

Canada loses 30,600 jobs, unemployment rate stays at record low 4.9%

Rick Derringer has a birthday today.

The Purged Secret Service, DHS, Pentagon, Phones.

Your children's children will pay the price for your ignorance


Republicans Begin Adjusting to a Fierce Abortion Backlash

Klaus Nomi - The Cold Song (Henry Purcell)

Federal judge orders protesters to stay away from the Mt. Juliet abortion clinic

Two dead after Thursday night lightning strike near White House

Heavily armed pastor presses Beto O'Rourke on abortion and "great men" who are "the product of rape"

Payrolls increased 528,000 in July, much better than expected in a sign of strength for jobs market

Cat Won't Let Anyone Near "Her Man"

95 Days Until Midterm Election Day! Upcoming Primaries and Deadlines

Google's Imagen

"IT'S A TREMENDOUS AMOUNT OF INFORMATION:" The Details About Alex Jones' Phone

China halts climate, military ties over Pelosi Taiwan visit

A thread in defense of Sinema and Manchin

Women in red state where abortion is now banned..waking up. Is it too late?

The Flamingos: Where Or When

You raised $350 on August 4, 2022 Democratic Underground for Admiral (ret) Franken IA US Senate

Kremlin says Griner swap must be discussed without publicity

Yes, sir, we know what you meant.

Frank Sinatra: September Song

You raised $30.00 on August 4, 2022 for Rev Sen Warnock D GA

Revealed: Joe Manchin's price for supporting the climate change bill

Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazlewood: Some Velvet Morning

1A: "Legislation that requires biblical citizenship training in schools would violate me"

Thanks Joe, The astounding labor market recovery from the pandemic is complete

You raised $50.00 on August 4, 2022 OFFICIAL Democratic Underground for Beto O'Rourke

"AS IF I NEVER EXISTED". Rudy has a sad about Fox excluding him on 9-11.

Saw Rush Limbaugh trending and feared the worst

Memphis prosecutor who charged Black woman over voting error loses re-election bid

a bit of trivia i learned this am. this album cover

Biden's first two years have been nothing short of extraordinary no matter what you may have read

On Trial: Pharmacist Refuses To Prescribe Plan B Due To 'Beliefs'

nowcast for sonora a @ 0648

Former Virginia Tech LB Isi Etute lands at Iowa Western Community College after acquittal

Sanders grapples with missed opportunity in Democrats' economic plan

Jews and Muslims don't eat pork. I loves me some ribs!

Virginia education department crafting policies for sexually explicit content

Let's Look At How Democrats Are Doing

Let's Look At How Democrats Are Doing

Car theft rings are recruiting kids as number of stolen vehicles skyrockets in N.J., authorities say

I hope...

"A little short... Kind of like your second term'

Do you dream? I have been having vivid dreams for the past 4 or 5 nights.. Very weird..

Does anyone here ever bake w/ a sugar substitute?

Top U.S. & World Headlines -- August 5, 2022

I hate this heat.

Wisconsin district bans pride flags from classrooms

Metaverse, as Nelson on the Simpsons would say...

THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN - Official Trailer - Searchlight Pictures - In theaters 10/21/2022

Ron Johnson says funding for Social Security and Medicare should be optional

Poorly written opinion article callout

What a change the past week or so has been.

Trump lawyers in talks with Justice Department about Jan. 6 criminal probe (CNN)

New Mexico: several arrested after SUV drives into Native American parade

There's two hours left to name Richmond's new bike lane sweeper. It's down to The Grim Sweeper vs.

Roots Rock Reggae

Former Virginia Tech LB Isi Etute lands at Iowa Western Community College after acquittal

Albert Woodfox in His Own Words on 43 Years in Solitary, the Black Panthers & Fighting Injustice

'There's Never Been Anybody Like Him in the United States Senate'

Beau of the Fifth Column: Let's talk about the results of the Arizona primary....

MTG steps in it again: "Ashli Babbitt was trying to stop the rioters when she was shot."

Israel strikes on Gaza kill 7, including senior militant

Alex Jones trial day 9 live stream. For those interested.

DOJ Charges Cops for Breonna Taylor's Killing. Why Didn't Kentucky's AG Daniel Cameron Do the Same?

Marvellettes+ Too many Fish In the Sea

Fight him, shun him ... embrace him? Mastriano's relationship with GOP leaders mirrors Trump's rise.

Meta (Facebook) trims election misinformation efforts as midterms loom

Trump PAC formed to push debunked voter fraud claims paid $60K to Melania Trump's fashion designer

"You're a black man approaching a white woman!"

Not to read too much into it, but I notice that Woody avoided the question: (Twitter)

Fetterman to hold first campaign event since stroke next Friday

US regained all the jobs lost during the pandemic

Gas prices down over a dollar?

Trump is ignoring the advice to stop talking with current and former aides, including Mark Meadows:

Does anyone else think that the Alex Jones $4.1 Million awarded in Defamation Trial is too little?

any recs for an on line Spanish language course?

Great article from Politico re: Senator Warnock

Packers Aaron Rodgers Credits Psychedelics for MVP Seasons

What was the last food you tried for the first time?

A question about the Junior League

David Bowie - Heroes (Acoustic)

CPS Energy customers cranking up air conditioning pay nearly $80 more for comfort, utility says

Jeff Tiedrich tweet:

Toomey, bipartisan colleagues call on State Dept. to fight for Pittsburgh teacher jailed in Russia

North Korea is reportedly in talks to send 100,000 soldiers to fight in Ukraine:

Is Monkeypox related to Smallpox?

Woman accuses her bunny of acting like a dog

"While most of you {were} celebrating the birthday of Barack Obama and Louis Armstrong ..."

Kushner has thyroid cancer?

This is the Trump-endorsed person the GOP nominated to run against Gov. Whitmer in Michigan:

Time to decompress (cute gif)

I am so effin sick of these Cable news hacks

Interesting article on "new style atheism"

When Benny Urquidez ACCIDENTLY took part in an underground-fight to the death...

China sends warships and jets close to Taiwan and sparks alert in Japan as tensions rise

How right-wing commentators like Alex Jones ride mainstream media outlets to fame & fortune

Jamestown, Michigan, voted this week to shut down town's library over LGBTQ books

A modest starter list for our *BRIGHT* Dem future: GALLEGO, TORRES

Georgia ethics panel goes after Stacey Abrams' campaign finances following appointment of Kemp donor

Good afternoon!

Pelosi: China cannot isolate Taiwan by preventing visits

Which RWNJ lie makes you lose your mind?

Opinion: The coming state-federal showdown over abortion

Saltwater toilets, desperate wildlife: Water-starved Catalina Island battles against drought

Day brightener

Anniversaries and Posting Milestones (August 5, 2022)

Fetterman getting back on campaign trail

GOP activist group instructs Michigan poll watchers to call 911

Hearing on stripping Rudy Giuliani's D.C. law license set for October

ABC pre-released a 'bad' jobs report using XYZ for the numbers they didn't even have yet.

Sisters from Potomac die in Long Island house fire

Memphis prosecutor who charged Black woman over voting error loses re-election bid

Gas Prices are coming on down

An update from Dr. Kevin O'Connor, Physician to the President.

Judas points out Jesus at the Garden of Gethsemane "He's the white dude over there"

A Very Dangerous Place to Be Pregnant Is Getting Even Scarier

Rick Scott is delivering a bonkers speech at CPAC... this is pre-genocide stuff

Officials provide updates on several wildfires racing across eastern Washington

Blue Angels: In a Climate Emergency, Is Seafair Obsolete?

When are the ReThug Senators going to elect a new leader?

Mama sea lion tickles her baby:

dear du brain trust-

Lollapalooza Security Guard Allegedly Faked Mass Shooting Threat to Leave Work Early

US library defunded after refusing to censor LGBTQ authors: 'We will not ban the books'

Seafair is back for the first time since 2019, bringing heavy traffic back to Seattle

Hell of a week for Biden

This tiny puppy!

Tucker Carlson's Attempt At Revenge On Jon Stewart Backfires Spectacularly

Schrier, Larkin To Advance After Dunn Concedes 8th District Primary

Fox news spins blockbuster jobs report as a bad thing. Biden admin "misses forecast" cuz numbers bet

Dalmatian puppy with toy in her mouth stalks stealthily, then attacks:

This dog thinks the vendor is trying to cheat him, & he won't allow it:

Prosecutor suspended by DeSantis stands by his decision: 'I'm not kowtowing to his agenda.'

This chimp found out:

How Republicans Are 'Weaponizing' Public Office Against Climate Action

Archer - Season 13 Official Trailer - FXX

Just some quick notes about this week:

"I want an abortion, but the type of cops who stood around at Uvalde are watching me"

NOAA still expects above-normal Atlantic hurricane season

Baby bear trying to be intimidating:

Actress Maureen McCormick was #BornOnThisDay, August 5, 1956. "Marcia Brady" on TV's The Brady Bunch

Ukraine war: Outrage in Kyiv after Amnesty accuses it of endangering civilian life

Could it really be that the French are better people, more considerate of others.....

Fox: Great job numbers are bad for Biden because WH projected they'd be smaller

This bizarre booth at CPAC:

This week's major U.S. economic reports (August 8 - August 12)

The size of baby hummingbirds (Twitter video)

Flash floods kill over 500 people in Pakistan during heaviest rains in decades

Despite Record Revenue, Airlines Set to Slash Flights to Smaller Cities

Wrong forum. n/t

This is both funny and creepy:

Weasel: 'We played our music, talked about our politics'; WHFS tribute show this weekend

Very rare sighting': Endangered snail-eating raptor spotted in Texas

Talk about cliffhangers, mallard & ducklings cross busy street... more. Snacking en route allowed.

As SCOTUS Mulled Bruen, the NRA Lobbied in the Shadows

I love vets my great uncle is 88 sitting with our grandson

These excavator drivers show off next level skills:

Far-right mayor wins GOP primary for U.S. House seat in Nashville

Groomers for the cult

In Kansas, Support for Abortion Rights Didn't Just Come From the Usual Places

Strange clouds:

can I do this with phone and cheap tablet?

Little Arthur, last night.

​​Teen's Murder Case Takes a Wild Turn--After Wrong Guy Did 37 Years

Spotted this today in a Washington Post 1964 newspaper...

Cuban flamenco dancers.

There are no fire ants in Wisconsin, says google.


Carol Blood (D-NE) shares her story on why Tuesday in Kansas was so important!

And now... your moment of .... Ewwwww gross yuk icky

They are only 'furious' he said the quiet part out loud.

The Department of Defense has denied D.C. Mayor Bowser's request to deploy National Guard troops...

Reactions from Nationals fans to the trade of Juan Soto run the gamut from tears to curse words ...

All Bleeding-heart-Libs on deck to show heart for CPAC insurrectionist weeping in prison cell!1

Biden did that!

Fall fashion update from twitter

In France, a battle to save weakened whale lost in the Seine

When does religious zealotry legislation fit the definition of state sponsored terrorism?

TCM tonight:

New ad dem senate pac is running in AZ. $1.2M ad buy

Lawyer: Arbery shooter fears he'll be killed in state prison

Dan Patrick - "God Wrote The Constitution."

Ray Manzarek: He can't come today

"I graduated college" vs. "I graduated from college"

MoveOn is sending a free "Roe Your Vote" sticker to members who request it.

Does everyone forget that Trump and his MAGA crowd are directly responsible for much of the teacher

Frank Zappa: When the Lie's So Big

Financial media yakkers stunned by BIDEN jobs report! - Crackling sound is BARTIROMO freezing over!

Incredibly Stylish Mugshots From The 1920s taken in Australia

Young Pre-'Daily Show' Jon Stewart's Compelling Performance (1997 WH Correspondents Dinner)

Progressive Democrat defeats 11 year incumbent Republican DA

More storms expected later today (Friday) in the DMV -- becoming numerous after 4 or 5p

The Oak Creek Temple Shooting Forever Changed America's Sikh Communities

Milwaukee, I am so sorry... The gop is coming, from twitter

Pipeline developer pleads no contest in pollution cases

Another TFG Rally-we get to laugh at his supporters

The loyalty tax: Workers who leave jobs getting much bigger pay bumps

Cartoons 8/5/2022

Snohomish County, cities announce $9.6M for mental health, shelter

Bellingcat investigation on the Russian castration vid

Don't be afraid to say "masturbate," and 5 other tips for talking about monkeypox

And the power outages just keep coming.

I'm still doing fine after my Covid contact, my friend that was with me got it

At Farmer Frog's new pad, nonprofit helps feed 1.5M Washingtonians

But, Mom!

re: Calvert County

Okay, I lost my mind this year and decided to do 3 fair cakes.


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

AZ Senate President Karen Fann (R) used Senate resources to campaign for Kari Lake

Rep. Dr. Tim Brown (R) playing solitaire during an impassioned and tearful speech by Rep. Maureen Ba

Schwab: When forecasting apocalypse, follow the logic

Looks like Matt Gaetz flunked math

One step closer to Tidal Basin and West Potomac Park repairs

Nina Simone: Baltimore

Ted Lieu on Kari Lake

New Mexico: several arrested after SUV drives into Native American parade

New Mexico: several arrested after SUV drives into Native American parade

This tree has stood here for 500 years. Will it be sold for $17,500?

We'll never know Jan 6 bomber or SCotUS leaker but do, what BEHAR told McCAIN for her to leave

This tree has stood here for 500 years. Will it be sold for $17,500?

Tuckems, always angry

Why didn't Chump ask his buddy Vlad to free Paul Whelan?

Pipeline developer pleads no contest in pollution cases (cross-posted from LBN)

Russia 'ready to discuss' prisoner swap with U.S. after Griner gets 9 years in jail

MN GOP Secretary of State candidate: Maybe disabled & non-English speakers shouldn't vote

Joe Biden Approval Rating Boosted Ahead of Midterms: Poll

In Baghdad's Sadr City, cleric's support underpins protests

The Concerning Reason This City Has Partially Banned Food Trucks

Hummingbird, checks out the sky, scratches ear, and takes off

Democrats Are Running as Opposition Party

Rep. Andy Biggs, under investigation by FBI & DOJ, wants to defund FBI & DOJ

Paxton (basically) TX schools are on their own to keep kids in school safe from shooters

Beau of the Fifth Column: Let's talk about what happened in Kansas....

Tesla is getting smacked today, and I don't know why.

A woman working at a day care in Illinois has tested positive for monkeypox, multiple sources tell T

Why John Fetterman is So Good at Messaging

Republican Plan to Change the Constitution...

In this Ohio town, it was a tradition: Latin Mass, listen to a little Infowars, then over to ..

Polls: Fetterman is beating Oz in the Senate race

North Carolina county putting AR-15s in every school for security

Indiana House votes to ban abortion 💥UPDATE: BILL PASSES SENATE💥

GOP learns the lesson of Kansas: Indiana pulls abortion from voters

CPAC Conference appears to be a cross between The Twilight Zone & Monty Python.

A federal judge ruled Friday that statewide elections for the Georgia PSC discriminate against Black

Maria Bartiromo praising the strong jobs report on Fox like she is being held hostage

A federal judge ruled Friday that statewide elections for the Georgia PSC discriminate against Black

Texas governor sends migrants to New York City as immigration standoff accelerates

Ron DeSantis is following a trail blazed by a Hungarian authoritarian - crucify LGBTQ AND OTHERS!!!

A woman flashed a 'white privilege' card after being pulled over. Now, officers are in trouble

What happens when an immovable object meets an unstoppable force?

Watched Blood Red Sky last night. I liked it, non stop

Did Alex Jones' lawyers screwed up or did they screw Jones over?

Dueling headlines of the day...

Grassley with the strongest argument on why Republicans need to be in control

And that is why German Shepherds are police dogs Tweet:

"Opinion: I was a lifelong liberal lesbian. Then I read Josh Hawley's book on masculinity."

Snickers maker apologises for advert suggesting Taiwan is a country

Alex Jones's attorney is about to find out what the Sandy Hook parents experienced

Who's got a link to that post/tweet. about faux claiming the WH missed on the job numbers?

Paying $400,000 for an Executive Assistant? Do-It-All Aides Are Pricier Than Ever - WSJ

Eat This: Scientist faces backlash after tweeting image of a chorizo slice was a distant star.

Great article in Salon about what Trump could do in another term.

Joe and Dems should brag about their record low unemployment numbers.

This Dog's Paradise Is a Sun Puddle in The Living Room

At what age can you collect Social Security?

Depressed Mitch McConnell No Longer Thinks Republicans Will Win Midterms

The guest speaker tomorrow night at CPAC is Donald J Trump.

Beutler and Newhouse won their primaries but may still lose in November?

What's for Dinner, Fri., Aug. 5, 2022

Abbott appoints indicted cop to TX licensing and regulatory agency for law enforcement.

Tom Scott & L.A. Express: Rock Island Rocket

Jonathan Alter: Choice Quake!

Democracy isn't dying in darkess. The Republicans are murdering it in broad daylight.

Today 100,000 robots (Husqvarna robotic lawn mowers) will sing Happy Birthday to the Curiosity Rover

Happy International Beer Day

Is There A Relationship Between Climate Change And These Virus, Pandemic & Polio Outbreaks?....

Question about home equity line of credit

Wrong Side

How to Make Potato Chips in a Microwave - The Best Chips You'll Ever Taste - Food Wishes

The Politics of Fear: White Voters and the Left

Brian Kemp: Right for Segregationists. Wrong for Georgia.

Election hoaxers win big in Arizona primaries as state Republicans choose sedition over democracy

CORN (off the cob!)

Trump's advisors tell him to "cut all contact" with Mark Meadows. Has Meadows flipped on Trump?

Watch: Ted Cruz Slams Boot On Table To Oppose FBI Memo On Extremist Symbols

Alex Jones trial-there is apparently a verdict on punitive damages

South Korean Leader Skips Pelosi Visit

Lind evacuated; some homes burned in wildfire

Coyote stuck in car grill

TikTok Moderators Are Being Trained Using Graphic Images Of Child Sexual Abuse

On this day, August 5, 2010, the 2010 Copiapo mining accident occurred.

CPAC Texas Day 1

DC Fire: Man dead in Potomac River after drowning

Alex Jones punitive damages 45 million

In observance of International Beer Day,

OK, another oldie, as haven't been out today. 4 years ago

Trump PAC formed to push debunked voter fraud claims paid $60K to Melania Trump's fashion designer

New York polio case is the 'tip of the iceberg,' hundreds of others could be infected

A jury finds Infowars conspiracy theorist Alex Jones must pay $45.2 million in punitive damages

FDA Approves First Targeted Therapy for HER2-Low Breast Cancer

A jury finds Infowars conspiracy theorist Alex Jones must pay $45.2 million in punitive damages

What happens when lightning strikes -- and how to stay safe

Rick Scott Gave A Speech At CPAC That Was So Off The Rails That The Audience Stopped Clapping

Sex ed could prevent unwanted pregnancies. Indiana doesn't require schools to teach it.

Alex Jones has to pay $45.2 MILLION

Tracking the Faceless Killers who Mutilated and Executed a Ukrainian POW

Madison woman beaten, has car stolen while loading groceries; suspect arrested after chase

Surprise in the stray jail this morning

American dad who went to Russia to get his kids is another Putin hostage

dear business callers- dont cloak your identity.

Congressman introduces amendment to anti-abortion bill that would ban erectile dysfunction drugs

Tudor Dixon, the Republican nominee for Governor of Michigan.

Roger Stone already grifting money for Alex Jones

Who is this nitwit substituting for Ari Melber?

Had a small fender bender at CVS

There are ten families suing in Connecticut which has no applicable cap on punitive damages

Golden Oldie (2015) From the BBC

Rome Board of Education holding special meeting after guns found in school twice during first week

Khatia Buniatishvili - Rhapsody in Blue

Alex Jones, Roger Stone, and why getting their 'intimate messages' is more than just a Twitter joke

IN state Rep. Davisson (R) argues for requiring forced birth of non-viable fetuses.

The New Yorker: The Kansas Abortion Referendum Has a Message for Democrats

The name of Richmond's new mini street sweeper is ...MF BROOM

Schumer says Sinema left 'no choice' but to cut carried interest provision from tax and climate bill

Germany's energy U-turn: Coal instead of gas

Got a pair of Drifire jeans at a

NYT Pitchbot has nothing on the real NYT

FL's Board of Medicine has voted to accept the state's petition to ban gender affirming care (prelim

Indiana GOP lawmakers introduce FRIGHTENING anti-choice bill - Meidas Touch

Oh, Indiana - I'm so disappointed

Hey, Alex

BREAKING: Jury Orders Alex Jones To Pay $45M In Damages To Sandy Hook Parents - Deadline - MSNBC

Texas man sentenced to 25 years in prison for assaulting Asian family he blamed for Covid-19

Missouri man charged with taking firearm onto Capitol grounds during Jan. 6 riot

Article: The Director of the FBI Helped to Overturn Roe v. Wade

The Deepening Mystery of Kyrsten Sinema

Intelligence Expert Reacts to far-right Prime Minister of Hungary's keynote speech at CPAC in Texas

PM Update: Scattered strong storms may produce flooding through evening.

White House summoned Chinese ambassador to condemn provocations after Pelosi's Taiwan visit

DOJ Sues Trump Official Navarro Over 'Illegally Retained' Documents - Ring of Fire

Looks like Joy Reid is the only prime time host not

Florida woman indicted on hate crime charges after pepper spraying Asian women in NYC

Are there demonstrations going on in Dallas at cpac ?

Recently, I had the opportunity to speak to a group of courageous young people

Ha! Karma double the mint?

Sting - Something The Boy Said

Another former republican voting Beto Tweet:

Ouch !!!!!! Alex Jones has to pay 45 million dollars in punitive damages!

A Florida school district added a parental 'advisory notice' to over 100 books

Amnesty International shits the bed.

Biden Nears Major Legislative Win After Dems Agree On Tax And Climate Bill - Deadline - MSNBC

August 3 Blue Wave of 2022 In DC --The Heart of the Beast-- RATM, Zack de la Rocha and Tom Morello!

(Thomas Robertson) Feds seek 8-year prison term for officer who stormed Capitol

'Heavy thunderstorms' in southern MD

Arizona Republican Kari Lake Humiliates herself, cries FRAUD in race she won - Meidas Touch

Art of the Spin... (how Fox twists the jobs report to be bad)

Trump PAC claiming to be 'election defense fund' paid $60,000 to Melania Trump designer

California DMV accuses Tesla of falsely advertising Autopilot and Full Self-Driving features

We've been living in a tent for 5 months because we couldn't afford our $1,200 rent. Now we're prepa

The Daily Show: Bailiff Roy Reacts To The Alex Jones Trial

Michael Jackson - Take Me Back

Republican DA who championed voter suppression loses reelection

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones will face 2 judges in Connecticut next week

Here are the wildfires we're tracking across Washington state

Friday Talking Points -- The Midterm Ground Shifts In Two Big Ways

Molly, Bronwyn, and Kyle - "Billy In The Low Ground"

Judge orders Alex Jones' Texas attorney to come to Connecticut

Viktor Orbn laid out his dark worldview to the American right -- and they loved it

Pine Ridge council votes to exclude missionary from tribal lands

"Prey" movie on Hulu was good.....

Anne Heche reportedly hospitalized for burns after crashing car into Mar Vista home