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Archives: December 18, 2016

Can anyone check that this KellyAnne Conway tweet is real?

What will be left of our Intelligence officials?

Arctic Sea Ice Minimum Volumes 1979-2016

Trump and specter of treason

Hassan assigned to Homeland Security, Health committees

When it comes to cold, Mount Washington brags: We were No. 2

I Guess With Trump's EPA We'll Have More Communities....

Putin-Loving Kimberly Guilfoyle Reportedly Under Consideration As Trumps Press Secretary Read more

N.H. Senate minority leader to propose marijuana legalization bill

Nice chin. He should use this as the official photo on the White House Website.

Charleston gunman will not use mental health to avoid death penalty

Current weather map from Environment Canada

My Understanding Is That Trump Could Face An Unending Series Of Lawsuits.....

How do you put pics in your signature line? Thanks n/t

Hassan to resign effective Jan. 3, Morse to become acting governor

Butternut Squash Soup

Just as I suspected

University of Minnesota football team cancels boycott over sex assault suspensions

Facebook group. "Donald Trump is not My President." 140,000 members.

X-Post from Bansalot, corrected title: UPS delivers 5 shot, bolt action rifle to NY couple in error.

Some of you may have seen the video of the fuel tanker crash in Baltimore. Allow me to say this;

New Hampshire Race Was Targeted By Hackers

Donald Trump Admits His Supporters Were Violent and Nasty, But Says Theyre Mellow Now

The generation that fought hardest to come out of the closet is going back in to survive.

New Hampshire to join voter-list crosscheck program

Let's Unpresident Trump as Soon as Possible

2016 Horse Racing - 2016 Winter Challenge Stakes

Why does Drumpf the Deplorable say he did great among African Americans?

One comforting thought: The bigger they are, the harder they fall

The nine concentric circles of New England winter hell

Latest Trump Tweet

Just checked out Putin's Kleptocracy from the library.

No EPA, No unions, No Regulations - Make America Great Again

U.S. to disclose estimate of number of Americans under surveillance

U.S. to disclose estimate of number of Americans under surveillance

Kerry leaving legacy of hope in role at State

Microsoft, IBM: We won't help build a Muslim registry

Venezuela postpones currency move after chaos, protests

Venezuela postpones currency move after chaos, protests

Trump says Michelle Obama's 'no hope' comment about the past

West Africa bloc to take 'necessary actions' to uphold Gambia vote result


Should the Democratic Party start using the GOP's vote-suppression tactics in blue states?

Trump is not my precedence.

Just bought my husband a Sonos speaker for his Christmas present......

In last-shot bid, thousands urge electoral college to block Trump at Monday vote

The Obama Family Kicks Off the Holidays by Jetting Off to Hawaii.

Rising sea levels - Interactive map

On victory lap, few signs Trump focusing on unified nation

Lets start a kiddy,,,,

Good report on vulnerabilies of voting machines/tabulators

"I honestly believe she meant that statement in a different way than it came out," Trump said.

France's left-wing candidates prepare for divisive primaries

The world wept for Paris but for Aleppo.......the silence is deafening

Obama Confronts Complexity of Using a Mighty Cyberarsenal Against Russia

The Warwick Rowers Have A Cheeky Message For Donald Trump...NSFW!

Brett Favre endorses Seahawks OC Darrell Bevell for Rams head coaching gig

IMO, no female would have been elected, all the email, FBI, Putin were just excuses.

What do you call someone Trump doesn't pick for his cabinet?

Photo of police officer consoling teen goes viral

Nigeria's MMM Ponzi scheme: Will investors get their money?

Путин оранжевый пудель плохо для

Working While Poor and In Pain in the United States

Attorneys General intend to protect & advance American progress.

As Electors Finally Meet, Donald Trumps Moment of Truth Approaches

Путин присутствовать на инаугур&

Good riddence 2016

Recognize this...

Pretty much sums it up...

Slashing spending is only part of the answer and sometimes makes it worse.. .

Blue October- "A Quiet Mind"

Do this NOW or don't bother:

Microsoft, IBM: We won't help build a Muslim registry

Caption this!

Free Cash in Finland. Must Be Jobless.

Merriam-Webster trolls Trump hard!

Having a lousy day - could be worse

Putin and Trump in 'Love Actually'

Russias influence has risen but Iran is the real winner in Aleppo

Introducing Myself

America, We Had a Good Run...

Medical emergency at Obama's press conference?

My dear friends...this is for you

Free Cash in Finland. Must be Jobless. (NYtimes)

an owl that has taken up space in a palm tree in my yard


Oops 30minutes till Alec Bladwin's cold open on SNL!! How many till the third Tweet of idiocy today?

Too many reward miles...LOL

What is your favorite holiday movie?

John Glenn To Be Buried in the Spring. Why?

America, WTF Have You Done?!?!?!

And you thought his cabinet picks couldn't get worse..

I understand Michelle, I am totally hopeless right now

'Iowa friends - I'm headed back to your state tomorrow to campaign for Jim Lykam

Americans are convinced by report claiming minorities are taking jobs away from whites

Car registration license plate stickers no more

This fecker. Duterte. Remember Noriega?

Five Girls Were Killed For Dancing In Pakistan. Then The Story Took An Even Darker Twist.

Best idea I've heard re: "inauguration" - an anti-inauguration w/ big name performers same day/time

TCM Remembers 2016

Apropros of nothing political . . .

Ok. The election was stolen. We know that now. Time to stop blaming Hillary or Bernie.

It can't be overstated that tens of millions exist within an alternate reality.

SNL - Putin comes down the chimney!

TCM Remembers 2016

One black child saved by cop goes viral. Deaths of hundreds by cop...silence.

Anyone in DC/Arlington have floor space for two sleeping bags on January 19th and a spot

Chocolate Hazelnut Tart

Trump insults his supporters once again.

Trump Says China Should Keep Drone They Agreed to Give Back


Why Trump's Israel ambassador could upend relations in the Middle East

Electoral college

Statement by the President on the 80th Birthday of His Holiness Pope Francis

Scientists confirm that warm ocean water is melting the biggest glacier in East Antarctica

Somebody got what they wanted for Christmas

Vernon eyes data center for Vermont Yankee property

Conspiracy theory news from ham radio land.

Study recommends state move toward universal early child care

A Sun-Like Death Star That Consumed Its Planets Discovered

Vermont to study environmental risks of proposed rail tunnel

What about this idea. An Electoral College compromise that would still favour the GOP...

Here's an upcoming impeachable offense

Singer Andrea Bocellis fans threaten boycott if he performs at Trump inauguration

Vermont winter manure spreading ban takes effect

Should the ACA get destroyed

A top anthropologist says the US is flooded with 'bulls---' jobs that should disappear

Burlington School Board Member Goes Head Over Heels for Levity

Trump calls Paul Krugman 'demented' for suggesting he has an 'incentive' to benefit from a 9/11-

John Prine -Your Flag Decal Won't Get You Into Heaven Anymore

Gov.-elect Scott says he'll finance business sale

The New Presidential Seal

Michael Sheen Leaves Hollywood to Become a Full-Time Political Activist

MassDOT loses chance to save nearly $70M

Critics hit law firms bills after class-action lawsuits

For Indigenous People in the Americas, Standing Rock Illustrates Centuries of Conflict

Lawyer: Donald Trump may have inspired suspect in attack

For Indigenous People in the Americas, Standing Rock Illustrates Centuries of Conflict

Alex Jones deletes video where he tells his viewers to go personally investigate "Pizzagate" restaur

Trump isn't draining the swamp but he IS filling up the bathtub.

Boring Wall Street analyst notes are out; bold, funny are in

De-constructing Trump: Extremely Wordy Thread of No Interest to Anyone

Any historians out there?

Seth Moulton suggests taxes on marijuana should be 'dramatically' increased

Assange dissapeared after we were treated with a disgusting serving of Trump as president...

Cops: Woman stole baby Jesus, told hospital it was neglected

Brazil austerity move slammed as disaster for the poor

Brazil austerity move slammed as disaster for the poor

Good liberals in Denver must be proud of their War on Homeless People Mayor

It boggles my mind that the U.S. is okay with all this Russian involvement in our elections.

Countering the Buffalo-Killing Agenda

900 state workers OK taking buyouts

Vale opens huge new iron ore mine in Brazil's Amazon rainforest

Vale opens huge new iron ore mine in Brazil's Amazon rainforest

Rousseff: Temer is 'Illegitimate'

Ex-Gov. Michael Dukakis requires stitches after mishap picking up litter

Daily Holidays - December 18

Democrats are too 'effin' polite

The official GOP-list of what does and doesn't render a presidential election illegitimate:

Trump: Michelle Obama Must Not Have Meant Loss of 'Hope' Comment

Trump disputes Palm Beach Post's story..

Rhode Island House, Senate leaders agree on minimum wage hike

Repeal of Obamacare could be 'devastating' for R.I., governor says

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) O Christmas Squeeee 2016 Edition

So I want to know if electors deem Trump incompetent or that the election was hacked how could they

Malloy Blasts Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

Syria rebel group blames Iran for evacuation suspension

(Navy) The Impact of a Continuing Resolution on PCS Orders Timelines

Blunt-Talking Labor Negotiator, Fired By Malloy Aides In 2014, To Advise Senate GOP

Meet the 92-Year-Old Who Helped Boston Recognize Edgar Allan Poe

What time zone is DU in? I am in Eastern time (DST) and

Dealing with frat house blight UConn says 2 historical homes to be spared demolition

Have a Holiday!

"Wall Street Democrats failed us." The establishment Democrats have failed the American people."

Do truck drivers (or anybody else) use CB's any more?

IS suicide bomb kills 40 Yemen soldiers in payday queue

White House faces exodus of foreign policy experts ahead of Trump's arrival

Man linked to $500 million art heist getting mental evaluation

Doctor groups merger a problem for patients

Capitol sources expect Bill Clinton will be in Albany on Monday for Electoral College vote

Fog and clouds at sunrise

Putin's Poodle...

Sunday's Doonesbury- Presser

The Daily Show - Trump Lets the Truth Come Out Post-Election

12/17/16 SNL Cold Open Saturday Night Live

Who do you think they voted for?

Non Sequitur Toon- Coming to Terms

Merriam-Webster mocks Trump for typo

He went to Russia with his hat in his hand, a loser who couldn't

The deer were here in the early morning light

Recount bid ends, clearing way for legal marijuana in Maine

Has Your DU TIME been SWITCHED to GMT Time? but without YOU changing the time?

Today's Google Doodle honors Steve Biko's 70th birthday:

Madonna Opens Up About Facing Sexism and Abuse in Speech

Kate McKinnon's Hillary Clinton: 'Keep in mind, electors, Trump will kill us all'

Today's Google Doodle honors Steve Biko:

German, EU politicians talk tough punishments for fake news

Pagan priest wins right to wear goat horns in Maine ID photo

A small inconvenience...


Intel expert: 10 years ago Trump would have faced a treason trial after being co-opted by Putin

Crime wave on Philadelphias Chinese ongoing: activists

Anniversary of The Nutcracker ballet's first performance in 1892, St. Petersburg.

Hate Group Leader, Tony Perkins, Calls on Trump to Lead Witch-Hunt of Pro-#LGBT Officials

trump's nominee for Israel ambassador calls President Obama an anti-Semite

Clueless cheeto

A new poll shows an astonishing 52% of Republicans incorrectly think Trump won the popular vote

Ladies & Gentlemen, The Sixth Extinction! Starring Elephants, Giraffes, Coral Reefs, Bees . . .

Conservative Republican Voters aren't stupid, they are ignorant

Trump is an illegitimate President..

Another Do-Not-Drink Advisory: St. Joseph, LA, Thanks To High Lead & Copper Levels

His OMB selection supports policy that will make John Paulson billions.

Does anyone else think the Russians were behind to DU hack?

Sac-Bee: Trump Builds An Administration From The Swamp Up

Totten, Baudouin Ice Shelves In East Antarctica Melting, Contradicting Earlier Projections

Trump Featured on Russian Nesting Doll in Red Square---Right alongside Lenin and Putin.

Give me one reason while I should have empathy for the Deplorables...

This would make a good billboard within view of Trump Tower.

The New Star Trek Series Finally Realizes Gene Roddenberry's Ultimate Vision

Low Temperature Records Crushed Across Midwest; Pueblo -19; Bismarck -31; Amarillo 0

Psychiatrists Must Face Possibility That Medications Hurt More Than They Help

Celebs in Unite For America, Message to Electors Ad

Pagan priest wins right to wear goat horns in license photo, saying they are religious attire

McCain doubles down on calls for select committee to investigate Russia's involvement in election

On Progressive Politics: Its the Strategy, Stupid

Sniper rifle v assault (weapon) rifle

The Election Was About Racism Against Barack Obama

Federal Court Gave Anti-Trump Electors Great News

Pope Francis, the superstars of radical nonviolence, and a bold move to change the politics of peace

Pipeline oil spills - 1 is too many, but----

WaPo Created Plug-in To Instantly Fact-Check Trumps Twitter

In A Deep And Dark December,,,,

Donna Brazile on ABC this morning

Congress wants taxpayers to know how much they spend on war

Trump's outrageous lies come straight from big businesses playbook

Wow. David Frum's tweets this morning on Trump's lying and narcissism

Needing "New Election" Petition Love

Imagine if Clinton won the electoral college, Trump the popular vote

The 4 Syndromes of Passivity in the Face of Pending Tyranny - Resistance Army

Ta-Henisi Coates "My President was Black"

"The incoming VP now works for a pro-gay boss": Gay Republicans say LGBT fears over Trump and...

The real gateway drug

The Republican Sabotage of the Vote Recounts in Michigan and Wisconsin

TCM Schedule for Tuesday, December 20: The Golden Years

Putin-Trump, the musical.

Contemplating one's place in life.

Reince Priebus: 'Every single thing' Trump does is 'factual' and 80 percent of Americans approve

TCM Schedule for Wednesday, December 21: Treasures from the Disney Vault

What it's going to take to reach Trump supporters:

Terrorism: A Dire Prediction For Trump's First 100 Days

2016's most talked-about scientific paper

We Never Did See Medical Records For Trump. He May Very Well Have Had Nervous Breakdown

Howard Raiffa died

Trump is Failing Job Audition Miserably. Should be Fired or Quit.

Well...tomorrow, the Electoral College will anoint Alec Baldwin as our next President.

Please stop saying Trump turnout is because of jobs or economy.

When will we know the EC vote results?

before donnie, putin might have had his eye on the baltic states; now, i'm worried about alaska

U.S. Internet speed - "We're #12, we're #12"

"Party First, Country Last."

University of Minnesota Football Team Will Play Bowl Game - Sexual Assault Case

Huffington Post An Open Letter To Mr. Trump: WTF Is Wrong With You!?

Interior Pick Rep. Zinke Connected To White Nationalists In Montana

A word on moderate Republicans

"Anyway, enjoy your holidays, but keep this in mind..."

As I see it the problem with tRumps lack of how the world works

Next summer...

Trumps Electoral College Victory Ranks 46th in 58 Elections (NOT a "landslide")

What a bad ground game looks like.

"Blue Jay." What a fantastic little film!

Can the Democratic Party be an "opposition" party? .............

to Trump: Here's to the land you've torn out the heart of

"shocker: David Friedman, Trump's choice for Israel, is a Putin fan."

Good to remember this. Thanks Macy Gray!

Ordinary Germans

DNC Chair Says Russian Hackers Attacked The Committee Through Election Day

Do We Continue to Whine, or Do We March?

ELLE Magazine: Ivanka Trump Will Not Fix "Women's Issues"She Will Distract From Them

'O Holy Night,' because, you know, it's Xmas.

Majority Want Mondays Electoral College Vote Postponed In Wake Of Russia Scandal: New Poll

There should be major changes made to the Electoral College.

Want to get Trump Impeached ASAP?

3rd suspect arrested in East Bay slaying seen as hate crime

Asked to repost. Rural people see themselves as hard working, tax paying Christians

Hate Crimes Against Muslims Spiked 67 Percent Last Year

Clinton campaign chief: Did Trump, Russians collude?

Pentatonix: "Drummer Boy" & "Hallelujah"

"Donald Trump won because Hillary was such a terrible candidate".

David Friedman, Trump's choice for Israel, is a Putin fan

Trickle Down is Bunk - Proof is Minnesota

Boy, 3, out shopping with grandma dies in road rage shooting

Is Anyone Here Thinking That This Russian Hacking Issue Is....

Don't tell me these two aren't related

Panelist exasperated reaction to TEA Party panelist State Rights diatribe (VIDEO)

DNC Calls for Independent Investigation of Russian Hacks

Veterans' Sacrifices Now All A Waste Because Of Trump Voters.

Dear "Post Removed" and "Message Auto Removed,"

I'm not necessarily a Dolphins fan but I'm happy to see them doing well ...

Trump inaugural singer Jackie Evancho criticized because sister is trans

A Pro Bono Dream Team Takes On the N.R.A.

Opponents say anti-LGBTQ Mississippi law favors some religious beliefs

Donald Trump: The Russian Poodle

The Electoral College Meets Monday. Heres What to Expect.

Leak reveals Rex Tillerson is director of Bahamas-based US-Russian oil company

What could this still life possibly mean?!1

Yeah, I don't think that I'd be any good at that job either...

Need to take a break. Fortunate enough to be looking forward to Christmas with a loving family.

That Last Rally in Alabama - The Arrival

Most Republicans Think Trump Won Popular Vote

Movies that make us laugh.. (no doubt this can help during a tough time)

Leak reveals Rex Tillerson is director of Bahamas-based US-Russian oil company

Leak reveals Rex Tillerson is director of Bahamas-based US-Russian oil company

What are you reading this week of December 18, 2016?

Merry Pastamas!

Grateful Dead, Ashes, Ashes, all fall down....(about Dick Cheney)


"Sit down, Donald...there is something we need to tell you..."

Are shills on FB using hacked/cloned accts to sway tide of comments?

Is there anyone who can steer the country clear of certain disaster?

Hillary Actually SNL

Hilary Actually SNL

Trump to continue travel, holding rallies as President


Christmas gift ideas for 85 year-old man?

Putin to Sing at Trump Inauguration

Groper Don the Con admits that his supporters were violent and nasty-where is fugging M$Greedia

"I listened to thousands of hours of talk radio, and he (Trump) was getting reports from me,"

Fun with snow


To the Trumpster and his cabinet...!

Surprise! Phillipines' Duterte is a homicidal hypocrite

Northern Ireland's first minister faces vote of no confidence

You know you're having a bad day when ...

Kanye To Headline Trump Inauguration...

Reince Priebus Refuses To Confirm That Trump Didnt Contact Or Coordinate With Russia

Duterte painkiller use draws concern in Philippines

Oh My - From 1920

Chuck Todd to Podesta: How Much of Democrats' Loss Is on the Campaign and Not Comey, Russia?

There's a big fight brewing over the mortgage-interest tax deduction

Eight potential governor candidates

John Podesta: FBI Didnt Tell Him About Hack Until After Emails Leaked

Trump is stoking his base on his pre-inaugural tour. But is he building bridges?

Why won't Donald Trump say "Radical Russian Extremist"?

There are four ways Donald Trump may be guilty of treason

For a president-elect who touts America first, Russian hacking poses a problem

Interesting post I received a FB today

Trump needs to get over his victory

Obamacare boasts biggest day ever Thursday on

anyone know what it costs

My Rogue One review

Aleppo battle: Rebels burn Syria evacuation buses

"My brother received this Apparent vote rigging in North Carolina"

"My brother received this Apparent vote rigging in North Carolina"

Do the Russians have leverage over DonaldTrump?

All Senators and Congressmen take an oath to uphold the Constitution.

Kansas State Treasurer Ron Estes, smug Trump elector

As the risk of asking a stupid question: why WON'T Assad just let the civilians leave Aleppo?

Jordan attack: Canadian among 10 dead in Karak shooting

White nationalists target Jews in small Montanatown

One of the best Christmas stories I ever read.

Societies and civilizations have thrived because of cooperation. The Republicans

70-yr-old woman paints over neo-Nazi graffiti

Senate Democratic Leader Calls for Select Committee to Investgiate Russian Hacks

That Last Rally in Alabama - The Stadium

John Thune Touts Rolling Back Overtime Rules As A Way To 'Get Wages Back Up'

Pres. Obama Stalked by Snowmen!

So when did the DNC know they were hacked and when did the FBI tell them?

November jobless rates down in 18 states; payroll jobs up in 9 states, down in 2

Scientists Boost Catalytic Activity for Key Chemical Reaction in Fuel Cells

Total of 4,836 fatal work injuries in 2015, highest since 2008

Brazile pushes back on Obama's claim that he helped stop Russian hacking.

The coup is complete.

Should the Super-Rich Save Climate Research from Trump?

Donald Trump's administration needs to be stopped, blocked, and shut down completely

That Last Rally in Alabama - The 'Other' Rally!

Majority of Americans want Electoral college

Hypocrisy: Obama won't say radical Islam, and Trump won't say...

Podesta suggests Trump camp may have conspired

Knucklehead of the Day

Anyone feeling like this lately? Minus the desire to strike out, of course...

Massive 2013 oil spill in North Dakota still not cleaned up

The fall of Aleppo, explained

Former Purdue Police Sergeant Claims Discrimination

You Don't Have to Be a Russia Hawk To Care - by Josh Marshall

I just realized who the inaugural singer will have to be

Here's a glimpse into how the opioid crisis continues to grow out of control

December solstice 2016 coming on 21st

Check out this billboard in The Roanoke Times Dano Awards column:

BRIDGET / Starts From

Politics Today Lack The Language To Understand The Damage Trump Is Doing

Dinosaur explains Trump policies better than Trump! - Why didn't we see this before now?


Another astounding tweet.

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Monday, 19 December 2016

Seems legit

Hey Trumpers- This is what unfettered capitalism leads to

I Can't Handle the Media Anymore!!

I fear Democrats are laying the groundwork for future losses by refusing to learn from defeat

Mr. Putin's Red Pet (anagram time!)

To the point.

Put aside your frustration and anger, watch this, and if it doesn't wake you up, nothing will

The Trumpster continues to lie surprises here

'Hidden Figures,' 'The Glass Universe,' And Why Science Needs History

Republicans - President Obama Failed to Stop Russian Efforts To Help Trump...

Zsa Zsa Gabor reportedly dead at 99 after suffering heart attack

Polar Bears Path to Decline Runs Through Alaskan Village.

Polar Bears Path to Decline Runs Through Alaskan Village.

Trump refers to US electoral map as "bloody" in color

What message were the Deplorable sending when...

Ben Carson opposes integrated housing

Dream a little dream

The GOP is at least partially responsible for Putin's kleptocracy

With John F. Kennedy We Had Camelot....

Conan: Trump & Obama Phone Calls