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Archives: December 25, 2016

Bernie Sanders Leads TYT Turk of the Year Voting

More than $1 billion in Louisiana flood recovery funds released by federal government

In remembrance of Boston Charlie ... to start collecting taxes for online sales in Louisiana

Happy Holidays to DU and all who make it the great place it is.

Russia analyst: I was just in Moscow and people are laughing as Putin plays that fool Donald Trump

Classic Flan, a Cool and Creamy Taste of the Past

Health nonprofit sues Louisiana for unpaid $12M, alleges defamation

introduce myself

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards defends brother, Tangipahoa Sheriff Daniel Edwards: 'He did not enga

One of our 4 wonderful felines, Laisy.

Strange things in America: UP TO HERE When Tumbleweeds Attack

Winter Wonderland! Our Christmas Decorations.

Hillary siting - posted on twitter earlier today...

'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house

Framed selfie.

Reading Fake News, Pakistani Minister Directs Nuclear Threat at Israel

Carrie Fisher stable but being treated in intensive care unit

Happy Christmas, etc. To one and all.

*A Christmas Story on TBS now.

The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us.

It kills me to come to a gathering place for democrats

Audit finds management weakness in state's welfare, food stamp programs

If you think it's childish to still believe in Santa...

Baking disasters.

And from the crew of Apollo 8......

Merry Christmas/Happy Kwanza/Happy Channukah. Happy Whatever.

Is there a way to change my user name.

Louisiana wildlife secretary opts to resign immediately, says reforms sabotaged

For your enjoyment. Diana Ross. Merry Christmas.

California Vacation

Dickens: What Christmas Is as We Grow Older

Today's word is "fibula".

The new Virginia Avenue tunnel opens to double-stack freight traffic.

UBS: Its time to short the US dollar

Standing Down is NOT an Option---Rev. Barber, Sister Simone, and others

UBS embroiled in a tax evasion and money laundering scandal in France

Trump Advisor A.J. Delgado Deletes Twitter Account After Cryptic Tweets About Jason Miller

Democrats Bust Trump For Rigging Cabinet With Social Security and Medicare Cutters

The Great Resistance 2017

We Must Resist! With Every Fiber of our Beings. We must Resist!

Trump spokesman Jason Miller not taking White House job

future christmas

The "all time record" Inauguration attendance Trump wants projected at 1/2 of Obama 2009

Want recommendations for a good alternate history book

Best popular music Chrismas song

Goldman to pay $120m to settle rate-rigging probe

Ralphie's gift from Aunt Clara!

Happy Holidays, GOP

Fuck you, 2016! (John Oliver, the way only he can do it)!

The Latest: Trump spokesman takes a pass on White House job

Henry F. Potter is about to be president.

For the Children

There are times unions do make me angry...

Merry Christmas Everyone

Four Million Love Letters to Mosul

Santa Claus Has Made It To The Southern United States

I love this song for this season....

People who voted to drain the swamp are about to get eaten by the alligators

Stein's attorneys send letter to DOJ urging for investigation of voting system

Here's hope: "Karma switch like *that*/BOOM" - a Buddhist heard on BOURDAIN in Marseilles

Enrico Caruso's "O Holy Night"

Former officials at US fentanyl maker charged with bribing doctors

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Pic Thread Edition

Breakthrough Ebola vaccine proves 'highly protective'

Daft Punk- "Instant Crush" featuring Julian Casablancas

So Trump Is Dissolving His Charitable Foundation....

Transition in Shambles- Trump aide named to lead White House communications says he won't take job

Ukraine separatists crown Most Patriotic Cat

Sandwich, coffee cup tie 'PB&J burglar' to six incidents in Wyoming

Going forward

A Christmas Eve tragedy kept secret: The story of the 1944 sinking of the SS Leopoldville

Kilt-wearing Santa plays flame-shooting bagpipes while riding unicycle

Deconstructing "IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE"

What do the Republicans in Washington truly care about?

Merry Christmas everyone!

Merry Christmas everyone!

The latest tweet from @REALDONALDTRUMP...

Kathleen Battle is an Angel

With Tarbell, a whistleblower is betting on crowdfunded muckraking (Wendell Potter)

Carrs broken leg overshadows Raiders victory

Carrs broken leg overshadows Raiders victory

What has happened to Anonymous?

I'm tired of listening to stickily lies from *Rump...

For those of you sensibly watching A CHRISTMAS STORY, rather than IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE...

Russian plane 'disappears from radar'

No gifts required

One of my favorite contemporary Christmas songs

Pope Francis: Christmas 'hostage to materialism'

Atheist China could have largest number of Christians in the world by 2030

Oklahoma state Rep. Dan Kirby resigns after sexual harassment accusation

Short on revenue, Oklahoma's governor eyes taxes on cigarettes, tattoos and car washes

Hanukkah on Christmas Eve: a rare meeting of religious celebrations

Vesna Vulovic, stewardess who survived 33,000ft fall, dies (BBC)

Girl dresses as Ruth Bader Ginsburg for school's Superhero Day

Trump's Christmas Eve Twitter promo goes sideways: "And you spent 8 years slandering his ass..."

Question: does Alec Baldwin get a cast credit for SNL in 2017?

Holiday Offensive???

Why houses in Bermuda have white stepped roofs (BBC)

Economics professor: Non-teaching staff surge prevented Oklahoma teacher pay raises

Another Republican lawmaker calls for Hofmeister to resign

Chinas 1st aircraft carrier heads for Western Pacific

The Most-Read Food Stories of 2016

STAR WARS: No, There is Another: The Best Possible Backstory for Rey

Will Putin's Other BFF, Russian Mafia Kingpin Semion Mogilevich Come Off The FBI's 10 Most Wanted?

Norwegian caricature of Trump.

Germany moves to atone for 'forgotten genocide' in Namibia

Christmas Piano Mashup

Mele Kalikimaka Mr President

Anonymous 4: On Yoolis Night; Legends of St. Nicholas

Merry Christmas to one and all ...

Happy Chanukah!

Obviously FAKE news...OR IS IT??? "Childproof lock added to White House nuclear launch button"

Extreme sheep herding - with lights!

NYT: Intent on unsettling EU Russia taps foot soldiers from the fringe

Come 2018, driver licenses from nine states wont be accepted as IDs at the airport

Kansas lawmakers face puzzle of school funding and budget fix

Staffing vacancy rates at Kansas state hospitals are improving, but still too high

Changes in income, 
sales and property taxes are all possible as new legislative session looms

And exactly how the HELL can Trump afford Tebow memorabilia if he shuts down his Foundation?

I was behind the wheel when a self-driving Uber failed here's what happens

Neo-Nazi Trump fanboy plans to #MAGA by "busing in skinheads from the Bay Area."

Daily Holidays - December 25

Ricketts: We will cut government

Writing about food: James Joyce, "The Dead"

Omaha mother charged after 2-year-olds blood-alcohol level measures three times the legal limit

Merry Christmas

World's last wild frankincense forests are under threat

25 Years Ago Today: Gorbachev resigns as President of the Soviet Union.

Happy Holidays DU - Christmas in Hollis!

Lakoff: How To Help Trump

Why did Donald close his Trump Foundation?

Stop calling almond, soy and rice milks 'milk,' 25 members of Congress say

Christmas TOON Roundup for DU

A Christmas Story - 8 Bit Cinema

Crazy Cruise III... day 2

Report outlines fatal flaws at Pine Ridge hospital

The Russian plane that went down over the Black Sea carrying the

Judge blocks voter-approved ethics law

Crazy Cruise III... day 3

'Trust Women' Signs Go Up In Mike Pence's Neighborhood

President Obama should pardon Edward Snowden

Your App Isn't Helping The People Of Saudi Arabia

A&E Shelves a K.K.K. Documentary Series Over Cash Payments

Trump aide named to lead White House communications says he won't take job

Heartbreak After North Carolina's Disgraceful GOP Continued a Campaign Against Trans People

Attacks like Berlin rampage 'purely religious threat': Donald Trump

Happy holidays to all the Photogs! Christmas morning photos from me to y'all!

Should Congress be on vacation at this time?

Pope Francis is waging a war on Christmas. Christians should join him.

Happy Holidays to everyone in these yet to be United States of America and the

Pope Francis's Christmas message calls for an end to Syrian war

Trump Twitter Christmas Card. He's either channeling Senor Wences, ready to punch Jesus, or both.

Cat 4 Nock-Ten Making Landfall On Luzon - On Christmas - Massive Flooding, Surge Expected

3 Days After Airpocalypse Eases, Smog Returns To Beijing, Hebei - PM 2.5 Up To 241

Any denture wearers out there? I have questions.

December 25th

"Trumps refusal to disclose his taxes prompts clever legislation in California"

Disappearance Of Lake Chad Year's Most Neglected Crisis; 8 Million On The Brink Of Starvation

Trump has three balls

Christmas with a Trump supporter.

New York state, amid investigation, bars Donald Trump from shutting down Trump Foundation

Truman used his Christmas message to call for aid to refugees

Santa is just another Northern Liberal

Happy Holidays, DU!

My Favorite Christmas Song

Dr. Orange: The Scientist Who Insists Agent Orange Isn't Hurting America's Veterans

Our Town: Christmas Eve

Good advice to save the day .. and keep the B/P down.

I am going to D.C. on Jan. 19th to say thank you to President Obama. Do you want to come along?


Why we cant be apathetic, exhausted by the election

Fox promotes Trump hotel's food - Kissass News

Yes, Money Still Talks in Politics

A general warning

X-post from GD: A general warning

Taxcuts will be invested on Wall Street.

HOT TOPICWhen Someone Says They Support Trump, You Instantly Know 7 Things About Them

Will the FL investigation of Bondi $25,000 bribe and the NY investigation of the Trump foundation

"Celebrate the Season, All Creatures Great and Small!"

Here's MUSIC.

Maybe it takes a lot of painful consequences to make an electorate awaken

Merry Christmas to the Sports Group ...

Serbian survivor of fall (of 33,000') from plane explosion dies at 66

what is trump grabbing here?

Trump could quickly doom ACA cost-sharing subsidies for millions of Americans

How to Help Trump, by George Lakoff

No survivors found after Russian military plane with 92 on board crashes en route to Syria

Evangelicals side with Israel. That's hurting Palestinian Christians.

Trump's pick for attorney general is shadowed by race and history

What the Hanukkah story teaches us about the Trump administration

Ryan proposes fines, ethics moves on grandstanding House members

DUI - The drug - CAFFEINE

Trump communications director leaves to 'spend time with family' after staffer hints at sex scandal

These messages of hope from JK Rowling may be helpful

Prince Charles Warns The ENTIRE World About The Dangers Of Trump Style Policies.

Trump people believe Trump received more negative coverage than Hillary Clinton.

Tesla's Musk to ring in 2017 with self-driving cars

RNC Creepy Xmas Card: "This Christmas heralds a time to celebrate the good news of a NEW King."

The Democrats need to do everything to block any appoointment trump makes to the Supreme Court after

Childproof lock added to White House nuclear launch button.

I hope President Obamas last offical talk with tRump before he takes office goes like this...

Israel summons US ambassador over UN vote

Merry Christmas, Squirrels!

Happy Selfish Christmas: 21 Ayn Rand Holiday Cards

That is a really tiny fist

Trump picks lawyer with little foreign policy experience for global negotiator

Chile hit by 7.7-magnitude earthquake

Chile hit by 7.7-magnitude earthquake

Merry Christmas

Trump Accuses NBC of 'Purposely' Misquoting His Nuclear Weapons Comments (Except They Didnt)

Fearing more trouble with Obama, Netanyahu tamps down annexation talk

A Story for the Season

King Trump...LMAO

Internet ridicules Trumps narcissistic Christmas tweet: 'No family, no warmth, just a tiny fist &...

We Should Boycott Companies Advertising "The New Celebrity Apprentice".

Anti-refugee sentiment from election spills over to states

What are you reading this week of December 25, 2016?

So so sad. Plane crash kills nearly all members of Red Army Choir en route to Syria

Newt Gingrich Admits Donald Trump Does Not Yet Have A Plan To Beat ISIS

Merry Xmas Cannabis Group!

Donald Trump wants a record crowd for his inauguration

If Trump wants a new arms race, we as Democrats need to oppose it.

My best seasonal wishes for everyone here.

Just saw Garth Brooks on the Christmas Half Time NBA Show.

What can you use old socks for? I mean, some that don't have holes,

President Obama and Malia Enjoy Island Snow

Enjoying Christmas Turkey!

Are you turning 70 1/2 this year? Do you have IRA, 401K?

If you grew up in a country where English isn't the official language, but

Fun little tactic I like to employ when debating/arguing with an opposing viewpoint in person

A thought as you prepare to shut down the Postmortem

NO 2016 Christmas tree is complete without THIS ornament.

The 100 Jokes That Shaped Modern Comedy

LA Times - These stories are not true, but some people want to believe anyway

I'm going to wear ALL black for ignoration day

Lindsay Graham? You Phony ASS Kisser..

Did Fatah thank 14 countries for granting it permission to kill Israelis?

Alexandrov Red Army Choir - Kalinka

Rest in Peace, Red Army Choir

"Declining" Gun Violence

Rapid City school paraprofessionals may lose union representation

An ecard just for Skinner and EarlG

Newt Gingrich: Donald Trumps Twitter Foreign Policy Is Brilliant

South Dakota Supreme Court: No repayment to Salem woman's ex-husband

Oh, Just a Gingerbread House Rendition of the Bates Motel


A World in Shambles

US Sen. Klobuchar to run for re-election, not governor

Democratic activists need to know direction the Party is going?

The Stolen Supreme Court Seat

The Obama's Chanukah reception this year

The "Elf" I wanted to see.

Trumps 10 biggest allies in Congress

GOP on taxes: Cut rates, brackets -- but what about the deficit?

Warning: A Palin Turkey image that always comes to mind this time of the year!

David Bowie and Bing Crosby

Christmas is a time for hopefulness

To "auger in", defined by Merriam Webster...

The future First Lady wears very mini skirt to Christmas Eve church event.---pic

Donald Trump Sings "White Christmas"

I am planning on keeping my White House Christmas Card from 2016

Political Predictions for Trump 2017: All Your Base R Belong to Semion Mogilevich

Post election letter to Hillary from 12 year old girl

Short Hike To A Waterfall (newbie shots) Updated with new pics from 1/15/17

Happy Holidays, you Heathens!

For me the holidays are all about the "f" words

Gingrich endorses Trump's nuclear arms buildup

Trump and his crooked cabal meet their match.

Major quake jolts Chile resort region; 21,000 homes lose power

Christmas Eve violence leaves four dead, seven wounded in North Carolina

The Christians and the Pagans -- Dar Williams

Apologies for the incorrect link I posted-meant to be about the Pope.

Pedestrian struck by train near downtown Fargo

First pipeline protesters found guilty Tuesday

To everyone:

State files lawsuit to block Dept. of Interior rule

Heitkamp unlikely to join Trump cabinet

A mothers Craigslist plea brings her kids a Christmas they'll never forget

I assume that Thomas and Roberts will bail to make the big bucks shortly..

The Children of Lidice - picture heavy

Native-American Education: What Will It Take To Fix The 'Epitome Of Broken'?

Singer George Michael (of Wham) has passed away

Breaking: Ex-Wham singer George Michael dies

Last Christmas - Wham! (George Michael passed away today)

RNC dismisses controversy over Christmas press release

anyone else home sick tonight?

Trump pick backs out of White House job after affair allegations

Pope Francis: Capitalism is 'Terrorism Against All of Humanity'

Syria Explained in 10 simple points...

fuck you newt... Gingrich: Obama 'desperate frenzy' to save legacy

Trump appearance in CANDIDE. is just a nice time off work. But it's kinda lonely.

Deadpool Plays Careless Whisper - RIP George Michael