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Archives: April 16, 2017

MS RNC breaking news Korea attempted 3 hrs ago

North Korean Missile Launch Fails, and a Show of Strength Fizzles. NYT

Looking for AntiVirus Software Recommendations - TIA

So Lil Kim launched a missile that turned out to be a dud.

Trumps Appointees Raise Potential Ethics Conflicts

SNL will be live coast to coast tonight 11:30 ET, 8:30 PT First time ever! Canada too!

'Why is it your right to take away my right to choose?': Teenager slams Senator Jeff Flake

I hereby submit for your consideration

South Carolina Men Murders Women in Record Ways

Kim Jong Un suffers from projectile dysfunction.

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos's war on student borrowers

Why We March: article by Senator Wyden (one of the speakers/marchers at DC tax march today)

Jerry Brown pardons three veterans deported to Mexico

Collusion -bombshell coming

Elizabeth Warren Says Mitch McConnell Wont Even Say Hello To Her

When a lawmaker is treated as the villain in a class play

Perhaps Trump doesn't need Putin as much as he used to?

The White House will have no comment on the unsuccessful North Korea missile launch.

Twinkle, Twinkle

So is the Easter Egg Roll happening at the white house or chumps florida dive?

Facing a fake clinic escort in NYC

Mlenchon puts left in contention as French election becomes too close to call

Navy SEAL exposed as porn star who appeared in 29 films

Democrats hopeful $8.3m can spark resistance vote in Georgia special election

Kushner found Navarro by browsing Amazon

Microsoft says users are protected from alleged NSA malware

The radio on the AM dial is crackly as a storm approaches - sure brings back memories

Many thousands gathered at Chicago's Daley Plaza

Calif. Governor Grants Pardon to Deported US Veteran

Calif. Governor Grants Pardon to Deported US Veteran

Homophobic crap, again.

Russia expert: Putin has something on Trump and will use it on him now that he is no good to him

Kinetic Resolution??

Another journalist is gunned down in Mexico the fourth in just six weeks

Was Berkely a Conspiracy?

Another journalist is gunned down in Mexico the fourth in just six weeks

Considering tomorrow is Easter and explosions are in the headlines,

So regarding North Korea's "failed missile" thing

Am I the only person who can't stand musicals?

Family killed during visit to cave in central-east Mexico

Anti-Semitism envoy post to be filled, State Dept. says

Where in the World Are Jared & Ivanka for Passover? Canada

This is one of those places I too draw the line. Time to rethink my NYTimes subscription

Excitement as GIANT dinosaur eggs unearthed after 70 MILLION years in Argentina

Excitement as GIANT dinosaur eggs unearthed after 70 MILLION years in Argentina

Vermont Supreme Court tosses DUI sentence of former Rutland City Attorney Christopher Sullivan

In an odd way Lil Kim checkmated Chump by firing his blank missile.

Vermont lawmakers walk out of Statehouse after voting controversy

Judge rules Dakota Access pipeline company can keep spill risks secret from the public

Cyanide and Happiness:

U.N. rights expert praises Cuba social welfare system; hopes for more dialogue

Brain damaged goldfish thinks it's a labrador.

U.N. rights expert praises Cuba social welfare system; hopes for more dialogue

Lets Hear It For the Boy!!!

Easter is an acquired taste.

Trumper Dad doesn't like the Syria strike.

***BREAKING*** Former MI6 chief Richard Dearlove says Donald Trump borrowed money from Russia

In Atlanta's suburbs, is a political revolution brewing?

Wishing the Religion Room posters a Happy Easter!

Vaping....I used to be a heavy smoker. I've mainly been a non-smoker for 30 years...

Town Clerk: GOP Voting Bill "Overwhelmingly Complicated And Confusing"

Jesus and Mo on Easter:

Watch: Cubas Reggaeton Revolucin Prospers In The Face Of Censorship

Turkey referendum: Campaigning ends ahead of landmark vote

Happy to see that this site is secure again, (https) so can post again. Was warned not to.

Sununu Denies Offering DES Nominee a Private Sector Position

Starving to death


Tensions Remain High Between N.H.'s Republican House Speaker, Conservative Faction

Ultrasound Scan in Intensive Medicine, a New Cuban Experience

Shaheen, Hassan Speak Out In Support Of Federal Block Grant Program

Some N.H. Lawmakers Question Effectiveness of 'Granite Hammer' in Drug Fight

Descent into hell continues: Trump picks anti-gay, extremist former Rep Garrett to head Ex Im BANK

Trump Has Already Spent $500,000 In Re-election Funds On His Own Businesses

Trump claims immunity as president from protesters' lawsuit

President Carter, Am I a Christian?

Wow, somebody punched Cerno in the face

Kyle Tasker, former Nottingham state rep, strikes plea deal on computer solicitation, drug charges

Paweł Kuczyński, a famous cartoonist from Poland

Finding Oscar: Horror and Hope, After Unimaginable Massacre in Guatemala

Vermont ACLU Sues U.S. Border Agency

Food stamp reform under fire at State House hearing

Tax group linked to firefighter harassment allegation

What were your fave chants for the tax march today? I'm weary of hey hey, ho ho, x has got to go,

"The heart of a fool, is in his mouth....but..

Do you think the House and Senate are doing a good job?

Dartmouth Changes Policy Over Banned Frat

San Francisco police face no charges in death of man shot from behind

Just reminder, SNL is new tonight and LIVE coast to coast n/t

Prolific actor Clifton James Dead at 96

SNL Live beginning now. Baldwin cold open!

I know its late and I've been away all day, but I would just like to say

Maybe the FBI and other NS are partisan?

SNL having Fallon hosting the first live throughout the country

The Spread of Antibiotic Resistance Genes From Biogas Digestors.

My daily WTF

Qualification tests launched for upgraded nuke bomb

Unconfirmed speculation, but Wow think about it (Carter page wired)

Hey CON Clowns, I'm No Longer a " Tolerant Liberal"...

How did Trump and Co. think they

Inaugural funds face limited regulation

Where, when will Trump attend church - if at all?

Sununu's first 100 days: Enthusiasm, but key losses

New Hampshire sex ed bill requires 2 weeks' notice

I'm sorry but don't we want Trump to spend as much time away from

Colombia peace foes Uribe and Pastrana were at Mar-a-lago this weekend

WH officials work their way around ethics rules

My 1st Easter without Peeps.

Americans Are Suffering From Onset Trump Stress Syndrome

Trump Team And Russia

TOO GLORIOUS! From the Tax March in Austin, TX - 04/15/17 (warning, twitter video inside)

Massachusetts Time Change Could Disrupt TV Event Schedules

What Kind of Pet Should Donald Trump Get?

MikeFarb's Voting Machine Mega Thread - most important issue in order to take things back in 2018

Sen. Whitehouse: How Corporate America Screws Us All

Mass. House Health Care Move Pits Baker Against Business

Former Democratic presidential candidate Martin O'Malley plans N.H. trip

Former Democratic presidential candidate Martin O'Malley plans N.H. trip

Is it possible N. Korea sabotaged it's own missile test as a way to save face?

Sunday's Doonesbury -Hello, You've Reached TrumpFacts!

Christ is Risen! Truly He is Risen!

A message from Captain America

Tulsi Gabbard hearts Steve Bannon

The biggest threat facing middle-age men isn't smoking or obesity. It's loneliness.

Prayers at Pease: Seeking freedom from religion (unionleader is okay with forcing religion on you)

Rosenburg: Service tax may boost state revenues

Marty Walsh to unveil $2B capital plan

Bill would let defendants work in community to pay off debt

Trains delayed by cows on the line in Kent

Land deal adds to Appalachian Trail corridor

What do you call it when someone lies so massively they soon contradict themselves?

Rhode Island PBS Selling Spectrum, Switching Signals For $94.4 Million

OMG: SNL cold open - booting Bannon off the island!

SNL just ended on the West Coast. MALE MUCH?

Bryant Poll Shows Strong Support For Raimondo's College Tuition Plan

That MOAB Bomb Dropped On Afghanistan Actually Cost $170,000

State Reaches Settlement With Technology Company Over DMV Computer Upgrade

Facebook says I posted this 3 years ago.

Raimondo's Approval Climbs 10 Points In New Poll, Although It Remains Under 50 Percent

RIP Bruce Langhorne

Amen Lilies of the Field

Warwick teachers target mayor to vent anger

Is A Solar Boom Coming To The Middle East?

Sales tax cut considered in Rhode Island

Rhode Island companies balk at mandatory paid sick leave

Happy Easter, Everybody!

Passive aggressive comments. How do you deal

R.I'.s Sen. Jack Reed to appear on 'Meet the Press'

Malloy Says He Wont Seek Re-election

Five hurdles to avoiding a government shutdown

Let The 2018 Race For Governor Begin!

Indictment Alleging Fraud By Phony Pita Company May Fuel Lembos Bill

As Trump seeks defense-spending boost, watchdogs cite faulty Pentagon accounting

Ghosts of Hartford's past power brokers hover over insurers' $50M pledge

Green light for gas pipeline expansion

Some Lawmakers Struggle With Increasing Taxes On Hedge Fund Industry

#45 will attend Easter services at Bethesda-By-The-Sea Episcopal church this morning.

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Springtime Squeefest Edition

'The Case for Christ' and a stubbornly historical religion

Jesus' story: Gospel truth or myth?

Why popcorn was initially banned in movie theatres.

Lawmakers: Malloy Is 'Not Any Type Of Lame Duck'

If you are thinking VPN

The modern pilgrims retracing Britain's ancient routes

Sikorsky, Pentagon Target Of Lawsuit Over Small Business Access

Tuition To State Universities To Rise Under President's Proposal

Iraq's Catholic church celebrates first Easter mass since 2014

How long does Ed Murray hang on, now?

Voter registration deadlines nearing for special election

Tax soda to level the field

1969 WAR protests, we didn't care one whit about Nixon's taxes, I was there

What is a union hall? I am asking here rather than googling so Du'ers

Happy Easter Sunday

105 yrs ago today: Harriet Quimby is first woman to fly across the English Channel

2017 Kentucky Derby Prep - 2017 Arkansas Derby

2017 Kentucky Derby Prep - 2017 Lexington Stakes

2017 Horse Racing - 2017 Giant's Causeway Stakes

Easter Message from Sean Spicer - SNL

Donald Trump Cold Open - SNL

Twitler wishes everyone a Happy Easter, including....

Tens of millions, alleged murder plot at heart of divorce and family feud

Financial records of failed Groton cable company may be kept secret

Cloud of Illegitimacy Clock

Judge rules Dakota Access pipeline company can keep spill risks secret from the public

Where are the moderate Trump supporters at? Why are they not condemning the violence?

18 Secrets of UPS Drivers

Fat cat does a virtual scratch for an itchy chin

Why I swapped investment banking for Buddhism in Bhutan

Been binging House of Cards all week: Wow! They're monsters!

Breaking: Russia hacked DNC Vertica voter database

Is Julian Assange a misogynist, or just seething with rage against Hillary Clinton? We wonder

Looking for OLD rock song (50's or 60's) that references a union hall.

Trump defends breaking promise to label China a currency manipulator in Easter morning tweet

How many times do you think we will hear today ON TV what church Baron was baptized at?

I remember Easter as a child

White supremacist caught on video sucker-punching woman Berkeley protester faces calls for arrest

21 Sarcastic Zen Sayings to carry you thru Life

The GOP now controls Congress, the Executive Branch, and the Supreme Court

Profile of Nathan Damigo, the now famous puncher from the Berkeley rally. A perfect storm of America

Trump: Someone should look into who paid for the small organized rallies yesterday. The election is

Are the Nationalists Losing the War for Trump's White House?

Eisenhower Republicans & Hippies have become the same

This is even funnier than Cerno being punched in the face

Hillary Clintons Campaign Turns Over Email List To DNC

No Mr. Trump, America is Not a Mess

The power of philanthropists to shape economic and fiscal policy. Just heard about this book,

It's not very Christian for the president to troll people on Easter

Saturday Night Live skit encapsulates Trump's first 100 days and more (VIDEO)

How Many North Korean Rocket Scientists Were Executed

Man who keeps on talking about his electoral college victory says election is over

Florida election problems indicate vote count hacking, deleting voters, potentially altering results

I Want My Lesbian Bars Back

I love David Frum

Trump Is Turning The Secret Service Into a Multi-million Dollar Piggy Bank

What do you call Trump's White House staff?

Spelling Bee

Not So Long ago....

Journalist arrested during tax protest outside Trump International in Las Vegas

He has not risen!

Pence Calls North Korea's Failed Missile Launch A 'Provocation'

Easter Sunday Toons

Egypt acquits US-Egyptian citizen after 3-year legal ordeal

"How they hanging, Vlad?" . . . Please come CAPTION Donald Trump!!!

Started to binge watch 13 Reasons on Netflix last night. Even though I am a guy 69 years

Bernie Sanders State of the Union interview

"Your debt is a great vulnerability. "

Bernie Sanders State of the Union interview

Democrats, religious or not seem to be the ones closest to Jesus teachings

McMaster: US Prefers Action 'Short Of A Military Option' In North Korea Response

Trump's "Happy Easter" series of tweets CLEARLY show that he IS becoming PRESIDENTIAL. CLEARLY.

Shall we play a game?

80 degrees F, clear sunny sky, very light breeze... how's your weather ?

Five Top Papers Run 18 Opinion Pieces Praising Syria StrikesZero Are Critical

Atlanta Braves' New Stadium Is a Disaster for Taxpayers and Fans

Next time we must all be together behind our nominee are we risk losing again

Schiff: 'We get you won the electoral college'

McCain: North Korea May Be the First Test of Trump's Presidency

Trumps millennial problem: The snowflakes are becoming a blizzard

"The guy who looks like a flea market made flesh or the one who seems poised to pose for G.Q.?"

Letter to the UK Ambassador

There were over 150 demonstrations yesterday demanding

Can anyone give me evidence tRump has attended church outside of

Hopefully, by the end of this year these two events will merge together to ruin trumps presidency.

In the face of cuts for the needy, Trumps $3M trips are appalling

Trump reelection campaign raised $13.2 million in first quarter. How are they spending it, you ask?

"Crazy insane fat guy with really bad hair and nukes. Not good..."

Donald Trump claims protests demanding he publish tax returns were paid for

Alt-Right Cernovich causing a scene claiming he got "assaulted" The Gorilla Mindset is so primitive.

White supremacist who created stir at Stanislaus State seen punching woman at Berkeley protest

OK, anybody have an "Instant Pot"?

David Frum on military escalation: 'If it were good foreign policy, Donald Trump would not be doing

This goes out to all those who in any way find Easter meaningful to them

Thank you Jesus.

Muslim youth take initiative to guard churches as Easter celebrated

Berkeley Violence Was Pre-Planned by Deplorables (about a month ago)

Georgia officials dismiss 89 cases linked to fired officers shown kicking, punching motorist

New revelations from Louise Mensch

Ivanka said she'd fight for:

Trump says "someone should look into who paid for" tax return rallies

Arrghh! Happy Zombie Jesus Day me Hearties!

Stuff-Crusted Donald and Ivana exploit their divorce in 17 seconds

From "20 Jokes Every Grammar Nerd Will Appreciate"

How Trump-the great Christian president, celebrates the holiest holiday in Christianity-Happy Easter

Kelly: Marijuana 'not a factor' in drug war

Mardan university takes action against victims; launches probe into 'blasphemous activity'

Ex-ambassador: Trump trying to 'out-North Korean the North Koreans'

What are you reading this week of April 16, 2017?


Doesn't Mar-a-Largo sound like the name of the lair of a James Bond villain?

Donald Trump will not release any tax returns or business connections unless required...

Travel guru Rick Steves gives $4mil apt to homeless women to counter selfish example of Trump

Dan Rather: 'Dropping bombs is easy,' but it's not presidential

Type 2 diabetes increasingly common in tweens and teens

Pretty savage CNN graphic here.

6 Trump Flip-Flops - "I am flexible"

U.S., allies weigh options after North Korea's missile test: adviser

UC, Davis Student Senate Makes Flying American Flag Optional

Trump aide McMaster: Time for tough talks with Russia

"I don't want people to get hurt...What I think should happen and will happen is..."

Happy Easter to all who celebrate it!

SNL: Trump Cold Open

Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Concerto #5 "Emperor"

Goodbye, 'Girls' *SPOILERS, OF COURSE*

This morning's tweets from North American leaders

How do you force Republicans to take ownership of Donald Trump presidency?

The secular, forward-thinking vision of Kemal Ataturk may be forever snuffed out with this vote..

TRUMP: I won the election. Now all questioning must cease.

Who remembers sorry & apologies after 2004 election? Could use them now!

"If there's nothing to hide, then what's the problem?"

Dan Rather to Trump: Dropping bombs does not make you presidential

Turkey's Erdogan declares victory in close referendum to expand his powers, but opposition parties..

Living by the Girl Scout Law, Even Without a Home

Found in the caves of Mar-a-Lago

The Interview: Joaquin Castro Says Texas Democrats are Poised for a Comeback


"Made" another bell, as with the previous Popeye bell. (Haha, posted this in GD!1 -now self Deleted)

New Easter tradition?

Trump supporter down the road took his US flag down and is only

With Trump Appointees, a Raft of Potential Conflicts and No Transparency

TRUMP's 1st 100 Days: "You can't put lipstick on a pig. This is a pig."

United Staff Will No Longer Take Seats of Boarded Passengers.

Easter Takei!

Hillary Clintons Campaign Turns Over Email List To DNC

It's Resurrection Cookies time again!

Awesome sign:

Clearly, Trump is looking for an excuse to bomb North Korea.

Two Asian Women in Ad Who Revolutionized An Industry?....It is a total lie....

More tea blog from Japan

Pence, in South Korea, Calls North Korea Missile Launch a Provocation.'

So, when does the USS Vinson strike team get

Exclusive video of attempted North Korean missile launch released

" 'Terrorist' baby faces US embassy interview after error on visa form"

Calling DUers in the Atlanta area

What are Americans known for?

The Straw Man/Woman /Child

We are working our way through Breaking Bad for the second

Here's evidence of Cernovich's involvement in the violence at Berkeley yesterday.

Dropping bombs does not make you presidential

Another proud grandma moment...

Executive orders don't always live up to claims

Go Back to the Old "Post Mortem" Forum and read what people

Populist revolution over for now

Why do rational people come up with stupid suggestions?

U.N. urges action on gay killings in Chechnya as Kremlin denies the problem

26 states are considering bills to require POTUS release tax returns.

Mexicans burn a Trump effigy on Easter

EPA emerges as major target after Trump solicits policy advice from industry

The President of the United States has demanded that he ride in the Royal Carriage

Sen. Elizabeth Warren's New Book Comes Out This Tuesday

Live: April 17 at 10:30 AM - White House Easter Egg Roll

5 Perplexing Things About Secular Orthodoxy

Supreme Court Scheduled to Hear Important Freedom of Religion Dispute

Celebrating Easter looks different for Eastern Orthodox, Catholic and Protestant churches

the drums of war are beating.

Happy Easter DUers!

Alex Jones is in trouble...

Meet the Catholic Priest Whose Twitter Puts Trmp to Shame

Adam Atamanuik--you've probably never heard of him, but he is brilliant. You will love it.


71 Billion Reasons to Tax Religious Organizations.

Tax March in NYC. Small organized rally. Who paid these people!

Your shoes match your husband's face.

Woo Hoo: Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma Defeats Natural Gas Co.

Is this kitschy?

Happy Easter to the nonviolent radical homeless brown-skinned socialist Mideastern non-homophobe Jew

This. So much this.

The Real Housewives of Armageddon

Outfield Easter egg hunt after a Nats walk-off win!

Of all developed countries, America self-invests the least because of tax cuts for the 1 percent

Hitting North Korea Is Insane. Crazy If We Do It. China's Intervention Is Only Solution.

Mr Trump-Don't think about changing tax laws to give yourself more loopholes until you show us yours

Bryce Harper with the big time Easter walkoff:

Photo: April's Baby Giraffe having full vet check up

Happy Easter from Donald Trump!

AP: Turkey referendum passes

Yoga tonight in the cat lounge!

Deliberately stealing the election. This thread is a must read!

Trump Toying With Tax Reform Plan That Would Gut Social Security

Why the "tax thing" is greater than it appears...not to us,....

So now we have this Punch a Communist in the face meme floating around.


The Easter Sunday massacre in Colfax, Louisiana, and the awful Supreme Court decision that followed

I've been working in Asia these past 2 weeks

Conservative and/or Russian Trolls Don't Care

Serious question - was Boehner's resignation

U.S. willing to "take action" on North Korea

Murder live on Facebook

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Monday, 17 April 2017

Guns, Democracy and Freedom

Trumps millennial problem: The snowflakes are becoming a blizzard

Man, fiance kicked off United Airlines flight en route to their wedding

Trump Pulls Jared and Ivanka Closer

Looks like the W.H. Easter Egg Roll will neither be yuge nor beautiful.

Christians must wake up and see the threat the President poses to their values

Judicial Review Ordered in Don Siegelman Case

Mensch sources say Page took a DT-recorded message to Russia, and that Western intelligence

North Korea and the "Thin Man"

Carter Page Went to Moscow With a Tape of Donald Trump Offering Treason For Hacking

How Trump avoids confirmations: pick deputy assistants first, who don't need confirmation

Life imitates art

Stunning drops in solar and wind costs turn global power market upsidedown

Essence Honors 100 Woke Women In Their May Issue

Why should I put any stock into what Louise Mensch says or writes?

EPA emerges as major target after Trump solicits policy advice from industry

Trump could repeal Davis-Bacon act setting minimum wage for construction workers on federal projects

Trump could repeal Davis-Bacon act setting minimum wage for construction workers on federal projects

Cross Post: Essence Honors 100 Woke Women In Their May Issue

Can I just say I'm sick of the Rethug

R.I.P. guitar legend Allan Holdsworth @ 70.

Auto industry opposes GOP's border tax

North Korea's unsuccessful missile launch 'may have been thwarted by US cyber attack'

Typewriter cat - Funny cat types message to human

The Kennedys are making a major political comeback

Roger Stone calls on CIA Dir. Mike Pompeo to resign -- over Wikileaks.

Are baseball games too long!