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Archives: July 2, 2017

Trump just wasted $400,000 of taxpayer money to fly back to Washington to attend a concert ....

Trump, GOP lawmakers struggle with messaging

Would tweets get him suspended if he were in school?

Watergate reporter: We are in a 'malignant presidency'

Ignores backlash in ongoing feud

You are all missing out!

Funny or Die: Republican Health Care Bill Reveal Party

Max Bruch Scottish Fantasy

How A Bill Becomes A Law: Trumpcare Edition

Carl Bernstein: we are in a "malignant presidency"

The Fog of War - Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S McNamara

Saturday Holiday Chill - The young folks around me say this is the baddest song around this summer

Crooks & Liars might be under some form of RW Twitter takedown action. They ask for help!

Ignore the tweets..get the Russian stories to trend ...

The 24 Democrats who voted for the GOP's xenophobic and unconstitutional "Kate's Law"

NRA Issues Call for White Supremacy and Armed Insurrection

Democratic Governors in 2018-2019

Toomey will hold a televised "town hall" next week:

Cuts threaten rural hospitals 'hanging on by their fingernails

What is Trump's speech supposed to be about tonight?


Dump is giving a hail Jesus Speech.

"Cruella de Trump"

Why is that orange piece of excrement at the Kennedy Center honoring veterans?

Summer Reading for Geeks: Derek Lowe's Things He Won't Work With

Newest uniform instead of brown shirts...

"Our Nixon" on CNN is very interesting

Senate asks for CBO score on Cruz's healthcare proposal

For this weekend's protest

2017 AL US Senate Special Election- Could the Democratic nominee replicate Scott Brown's victory in

Some of the most patriotic people are immigrants...

DUers did you know that Greta van Susteren's

This is a Historic Time.

Dem rep to Trump: Media isn't trying to get you to stop tweeting (Ted Lieu)

Baylor regent calls coeds at party 'perverted little tarts,' sex assault suit reveals

Immigrants we get the job done

The thing that aggravates me the most about where we are now politically

CNN: The Truth About Trump's Voter Fraud Commission

Do you agree with me that the USA government should massively CUT healthcare spending?

On January 20, 2017, the letters C & L disappeared from the alphabet...

NASA Lowers The 'Boom' In Supersonic Travel

When Republican Congressmen are on their July 4th break - Sack cartoon

All-Girl Robotics Team In Afghanistan Risked Death To Compete In U.S. But Were Still Denied

Chief Inspector Murphy keeps an eye on his squeaky cheezburger

What if . . .

The movie *Loving was on HBO.

Scratch My Back, I'll Scratch Yours...

Could the FBI demand Trump's twitter account be closed for national security reasons?

Little Donnie Goes to School

Saturday Night Chimay-Buzz. Ask me anything.

Dear God; Did You Make Mankind After We Made You?

I like boxing but

ALL teams in red-white-and-blue uniforms on Fourth of July weekend...what the hell?

'Not enough bourbon in Kentucky' to make me release voter data!'

Just leaving Iron Maiden in San Bernardino.

Fernand Armandi for Congress ?

We just celebrated Canada Day...

Best family Yoga ever. Enjoy!

What a gorgeous family.

TD Bank, credit unions cut fees to Mainers affected by shutdown

GOP lawmakers say they have budget plan to end shutdown

Hours after Maine government shutdown, lawmakers only spin their wheels on budget

Sen. Angus King shows his artistic eye on his Instagram feed

Lobster marketing campaign draws criticism, converts

State employees, family members rally at State House

State wants to replace, not fix, creaky Brunswick-Topsham bridge

Sunday's Non Sequitur Toon - Competition

Bill to create panel that could remove Trump from office quietly picks up Democratic support

"I'm President and They're Not": Trump Attacks Media at Faith Rally

My Aunt Had a Dinner Party, and Then She Took Her Guests to Kill 180 Jews (Margit Batthyany-Thyssen)

The fascinating psychology of the Kellyanne Conway dynamic and the "victim mentality"

LePage Signs Bill Into Law to Restore Maine Tip Credit

Sununu says he will turn over NH voter data to federal fraud commission

What should the Democratic message be?

To show your friends who think they are safe carrying a gun.

Boy, 11, shoots charging bear to save fishing party in Alaska

Why does the Con believe the media should not call him on his

Saw the movie Beatriz at Dinner.

Girl Makes Dolphin Laugh (EXTENDED)

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Summertime SQUEEE Edition

In Austin, the air smells of tacos and trees - and city-state conflict

Sununu signs school choice bill in Croydon ceremony

EPA chief pushing governmentwide effort to question climate change science

New Florida law lets any resident challenge what's taught in science classes

Some state employees stay on paid leave long after investigation

Gov. Phil Scott signs 2018 budget

Quit defending Obamacare! Lets fix it by moving toward a single-payer system

Once again Florida a leader in F@#$ed up Shite

Copper - to clean or not to clean.

Vermont Yankee can send tainted water to Idaho

Trump's next attack on democracy: mass voter suppression - by Russ Feingold

"What's 'draconian' mean?" . . . Please come CAPTION Donald Trump!!!

Keene State College president to step down, return to classroom

Trump overrules cabinet, plots global trade war

Rallying against Trump is 'the most patriotic thing we can do,' protesters say

Massachusetts to begin fiscal year without full-year budget in place


My friend Beth's French and English antiques website.

Tufts nurses strike puts Democrats in political pickle

Writing about food: Betty MacDonald's "The Egg and I"

Your new vocabulary word of the day: kayfabe

This is the kind of fair & balanced coverage Trump is looking for. Is that really so much to ask?

More than 100,000 march in London to demand Theresa May's resignation

Judge sees misconduct, Attorney General sees none

Psychologists have a duty to warn the country about Trump:We can no longer pretend that he is stable

Obama plays behind-the-scenes role in rebuilding Democratic Party

France's EDF reviews Hinkley Point nuclear power plant costs

US Rep. Kennedy makes impassioned plea for health care goals

The case for a universal basic income

Ground control to major Don...Buzz Aldrin proves that the best shade you can throw is non-verbal

the media needs to find every piece of shit on this guy....they could collectively bring him down.

"It's not the thing you fling, it's the fling itself!"

Warren: The next step is single-payer

A Presidential Message from George Washington (Alec Baldwin)

During SW Heatwave, At Least 8 Utilities In 5 States Hit All-Time Electricity Use Records

I've, and most of us who have been here for quite sometime realize one thing........

Americas Flagship Clean Coal Experiment Abandoned After 11 Years (W!) And $7.5 Billion

N. India Rapidly Deploying Large-Scale Solar, But Smog & Dust Block Sun, Cut Output By 17%

Pro-Trump Twitter operatives market paid tweets

A fear.. thin skinned assrump with a bad combover has so debased the office of the presidency

Trump's EPA Wants New Focus On Superfund Sites, Complete With 30% Budget Cuts, Layoffs & Buyouts

Hey folks! It's Condi Rice! Trump stands for American values and how great Oilmen are

"Not One Day More."

This latest Trump tweet is absolutely insane

American Companies Still Make Aluminum. In Iceland.

The unexpected political power of dentists

"We're going to start saying Merry Christmas again!"

This is for ANYONE who feels that Trump is not actively promoting a rhetoric of violence.

There is no agency in Government

CNN State of the Union - Twitter Links:

White House aide: 'The fake news complex is collapsing'

God I Hate Marsha Blackburn

He is begging to be removed from office, when will those who can oblige??????????

Fake President Donald J. Trump.

Please rise for the President of the United States...

Can he just STFU and let us enjoy the weekend????

House Clears Its Version Of Paid Sick Days Bill

My Sunday paper headline today

Frank Rich is on AM Joy

I think this is interesting, and it's here in Florida of course...

Let Low Rated Fake POTUS Tweet Freely.

After today's tweet, it is crystal clear. All he has left are Duck Dynasty and Honey Boo Boo fans

R.I. attorney general gets order blocking new 38 Studios law

Congress is cool to Trumps proposal to end heating aid to the poor

Unions should be prophetic voice for a new social compact, Pope says.

How to fish for Kremlin-generated bots.

Sanders: 'Medicare for All' proposal coming after ObamaCare debate

State police: Providence man hid loaded gun in daughter's diaper bag

Video: Sanders on FBI land deal probe: It's pathetic - CNN

Manchin to Trump: Work with Democrats 'who are willing to meet you in the middle'

Low Polling Fake Donald Wants You to Say "Merry Christmas" Again.

What do you call a busload of GOP reps?

It's Insanity

Al-Jazeera, insurgent TV station that divides the Arab world, faces closure

Standoff at State House leaves a lot of legislation in limbo

Trump "in no way, form or fashion has ever encouraged violence, quite the contrary."

Trump won't be happy about the new TIME cover

Key facts about the U.S. H-1B visa program (PEW Research)

In pictures: Canada 150 celebrations

It's clear McConnell's theft of a Supreme Court seat is paying off in spades (NYT Editorial)

Neil Young Releases Resistance Anthem For Fourth Of July

Manchin to Trump: Work with Democrats 'who are willing to meet you in the middle'

BREAKING: Melania Trump's CyberBullying Task Force issues statement on Trump's CNN tweet

Big meeting at the annual G-20 summit in Hamburg!

Trump may visit U.K. this month

What is your opinion of this "American flag"?

How to file a complaint with Texas Secretary of State

Stand up to Trumps indecency and dishonesty

IMO, this the time for the DNC to start a push for single payer like most countries in the EU and NA

Jill Stein's latest victory lap demonstrates she was in favor of Trump the entire time.

CNN Responds to Trump's Violent Tweet: "It's a Sad Day"

Chelsea Handler has a message For Donald Trump

2018 US Senate Election-Highly vulnerable Democratic to Highly vulnerable Republican US Senate seat

Another example of DRUMPF supporters: Detainee pending deportation still supports him

Trump flabbergasts with wrestling tweet

People are apparently injecting themselves with other people's blood

Reports from the Call Center: Episode 1

Neil Young's Resistance Anthem For The Fourth Of July

Someone needs to tell Keith Olbermann about Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell.

Bernie Sanders' full 'State of the Union' ... CNN

WH Adviser: Video Of Trump Beating Up CNN Logo Is 'Certainly Not' A Threat

White House Aide: GOP Is 'Getting Close' To Voting On Obamacare Repeal

Navarro: This disgusting man is president

Bernie Sanders' Full 'State of the Union' Interview - July 2

Donald Trump Channels Adolf Hitler to Attack the Lying Press

Has Trump done any actual Presidentin' yet?

What is that creature outside, above us?

'Evidence of Mental Deterioration': Trump Wrestling Tweet Sparks Call to Invoke 25th Amendment

In a Minnesota town that went for Trump, a Muslim doctor tries to understand his neighbors

In a Minnesota town that went for Trump, a Muslim doctor tries to understand his neighbors

What would happen to a journalist who posted a gif of them body slamming a wrestler w trump's face?

Video shows use of force after Sioux Co. chase, raises more questions about Nebraska State Patrol

Video shows use of force after Sioux Co. chase, raises more questions about Nebraska State Patrol

Roasting And Reprimanding of Trump on MSNBC

Isnt pro wrestling fake?: Internet reacts to Trump's latest threat to CNN with humor and horror

Let America Be America Again

GOP health plan:

Justin Trudeau fails to mention Alberta in Canada Day 150 speech

Something that drives me crazy about the GOP, the media, and stupid, low info voters:

UPDATED: Trump appears to promote violence against CNN with tweet

Malloy Meets With Speaker, Signs Executive Order

The headline on the Tucson Arizona Daily Star:

As GOP struggles with health care, Democrats forge ties with 'resistance'

Trump's tweets are not really that bizarre...

Tom Price tries to blame Chuck Todd for Donald Trump's tweets

BTW - 2013 Trump was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame (they have one) & stole most of his speech

Martha Blackburn blames ACORN for Trump's voter fraud panel

This Voter Suppression Attempt By Kobach - Was This Something That Came Up Because Of....

Threat ? No Threat ? Chump is clearly unhinged and has the mind of a twelve year old.

With Aetna's Departure and the Bishops Era Long Gone, Hartford Faces a New Future

New Laws Address Bail Reform And Self-Driving Vehicles

US will pay

Rick Wilson on Trump Apologists: "Clickservatism"

Polls Show Divided Nation

Dozens of Connecticut homes must fall down to be eligible for coverage, insurers say

Give them health care

Road rage suspect turns himself in, faces murder charges

My anger over the antisemitic hijacking of Franco fighters commemoration (Martin Sugarman)


He running the Executive Branch like a reality tv show

America needs better economic solutions than . . . .

Senator Ben Sasse of Nebraska: yea he is a R but how is he ?

Malloy says he cant stop 3% raises for judges

No longer unknown, WWII airman is laid to rest in his Iowa hometown

Developer tables key Connecticut pipeline project


Road rage suspect turns himself in, faces murder charges

We Must DEMAND His Removal From Office Now!!!

Chuck Todd slams Tom Price 'You're blaming me?' for Trump's tweets coverage (VIDEO)

Is Trump smart enough to make a video like that?

If you talk to a trump voter ask them this question.

GOP Senators Face Pushback From Governors

Please take note that Trump was beating up CNN in a SCRIPTED MATCH.

Damn it,we need a fact-based debate...WHERE the money GOES, not just who to KICK OUT of lifeboat?

Carl Bernstein: Trump's Tweet Not Just Anti-CNN, But 'Anti-Freedom of the Press,' He Wants Lapdogs!

Is he a master of distraction?

Green Bay TV news does a puff piece on a "pet psychic..."

Trump Last November on His Tweeting: 'I'm Going to Do Very Restrained' as President

Healthcare lobbyist: GOP plans to blame Obama for premium-spikes in 2018.

TCM Schedule for Tuesday, July 4: Happy Independence Day!

Trump's insane, violent tweet this morning took the GIF from Reddit user HanAssholeSolo

TCM Schedule for Wednesday, July 5: TCM Spotlight: 50 Years of Hitchcock

The news media could drive trump insane.

I have a question for serious feminists. Actually two questions.

Trump is "modern-day Presidential" like Pornhub is "modern-day Jane Austen."

Norm Eisen says Trump's violence-inciting tweet this morning is a crime under 18 USC 875(c)

Remember that happy time when He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named was Voldemort?

David Shuster thinks you should lighten up, because Trump's CNN tweet was "actually funny."

Correction: If Fake President Trump Deletes Violent GIF Tweet

Albany's 'Extraordinary Session' Ends With Ordinary Dysfunction

The Billion Dollars Cuomo Just Promised to Fix the Subways Doesn't Exist Yet

Kristol: "The speed with which we're recapitulating the decline and fall of Rome is impressive....."

Trump and his voters remind me of the movie Lord of the Flies.

Gov. Cuomo signs law outlawing child marriage in New York

Ana Navarro tells it like it is. The entire press should follow her!

Former Oyster Bay officials face misconduct charges

trump has brilliantly changed the subject...

Have you seen this Ancestory ad?

What are you reading this week of July 2, 2017?

Cruella de Trump

For-profit colleges want in on tuition-discount program

I give up! I have read a million posts about Trump's tweet concerning CNN , but have not

Not mocking, Catholic statue of Mary: The earrings gave me pause

With all this 15 dimensional chess Chump is at 37/57 in Gallup

Navarro hears from Trump supporter who thinks "everyone" should "beat the shit" out of reporters

CNN Commentator: Trump Is Going To Get Somebody Killed In The Media

Coffee cups

Tirade tweets

Bernstein: "the nexus of fake news in America is the Trump White House."

Is Somebody's Sister, Jill Stein's Band, Getting Back on the Road?

George Takei: This is not "modern day presidential," this is prehistoric caveman behavior.

Faithful Hannity hears dog whistle, ready to resurrect the Scarborough / Lori Klausutis story

When there is such disregard for the truth, we end up being led by the most aggressive belief system

They are not treated like humans African migrants are being held as slaves, tortured in Libya

There are really no words for this moron-in-chief

A "President" beating up the 1st Amendment is never funny.

Is Fake President Trump Trying to Incite Violence against the Press?

NY Magazine: "Now We Have a Road Map to the Trump Campaigns Collusion With Russia"

What is frightening as hell.... this lunatic carries the nuclear codes with and night

i miss commenting on juries sometimes

Robert Reich on Facebook: A "resistance recap" on the week's biggest stories

16 or so post Twitter rant from Tom Nichols re: Trump CNN tweet is amazing

New TV show coming to NBC : "Midnight, Texas"

This Woman Could Stop The Senate Health Care Bill

What theoretical physics says about the future of our government

Should we start holding Twitter accountable?

Trump's considering a tariff that could put the economy on a path to 'global recession'

Internet, Activate! Stand Up for Net Neutrality on July 12- Electronic Frontier Foundation

EPA chief pushing governmentwide effort to question climate change science

GOP senators warming to repeal then replace on ObamaCare

Trump Is the Very Model of a Modern Twitter President

Senate GOP pressures budget refs for better score on ObamaCare replacement

Trump's CNN Tweet Linked To Reddit User HanAssholeSolo

Have you heard Kim Olson yet? She's running against Sid Miller

Pence's "polite distance" from Trump

This so-called administration is gaslighting the country

Lack of clear strategy could lead to post-ISIS chaos

Republicans actually believe this Bull Shit they ae spewing

Why Trump will never be removed from office via the 25th Amendment

Trump, the Dark Triad

Regarding the CNN/WWE Tweet...

Trump posted a GIF that apparently originated with a RW user, who regularly uses the N-word.

streaming question

ALERT!! McConnell just sent a revised kill bill to CBO. Theyre close to a deal. This is CODE RED.

Here is the real story behind Trump's "fight" video...

I don't wish any reporter to be harmed

No regional peace without Pakistan, U.S. senator McCain says in visit

Renewable output could overtake nuclear power in a couple of years

July premieres you might miss!

It seems to me that some posters are under the assumption that there are still

As a lifelong Democrat, I think "Our Revolution" is neither

What's good for the goose is good for the gander, I say.

2018 OH US Senate Race Prediction-Sherrod Brown's (D-OH) margin of victory in 2018 will be

**House Republicans demand Ginsburgs recusal from Trump travel ban case**

What's for Dinner, Sunday, July 2, 2017

Worst theme song for a TV series?

There may be another Don to worry about late next week-An African Tropical Wave to Watch Dr. Jeff

BTRTN June 2017 Month in Review: The Dirge

BTRTN June 2017 Month in Review: The Dirge

Summer Activity Checklist! What have you done?

Republican Senators Face Pushback From Governors on the Health Bill

Note to American media: When Trump White House won't let you film or record your lead needs

Trump poem from Facebook Grinch style

FuckfaceVonClownstick gathering momentum

We are here right now....

2018 MT US Senate Race Prediction-Jon Tester's (D-MT) 2018 margin of victory will be

Perfect protest sign for July 4

As Independence Day 2017 approaches...

honest question for 'General Discussion': did Trump violate the Twitter TOS?

4th Of July in Trumpland!

2018 MO US Senate Race Prediction-Claire McCaskill's (D-MO) 2018 margin of victory will be

If you want to get away for awhile, Lewis & Clark

Someone used official @POTUS account to retweer WWE clip


Ana Navarro: President 'going to get somebody killed' & 'surrounded by enablers' (VIDEO)

Our Best Summer Cookout Appetizers Something to nibble on while the meat's on the grill.

2018 ND US Senate Race prediction-Heidi Heitkamp's (D-ND)2018 margin of victory will be

Lyrical Challenge Re: Trump and the Pirates of the Penzance

Is the Religious Right to Blame for Christianity's Decline?

2018 PA US Senate Race prediction-Bob Casey's (D-PA) 2018 margin of victory will be

Green Party voters are not going to vote Dem or green based on what we say about Stein here on DU

Science teachers: DeVos's Education Department is misinterpreting federal law

Shocking Conduct In South Dakotas Drug War

Ana Navarro: Trump is going to 'get somebody killed in the media'

2018 FL US Senate Race Prediction-Bill Nelson's (D-FL) 2018 margin of victory will be

Trump could be making a surprise visit to UK next his golf course..

Congress is cool to Trump's proposal to end heating aid

Congress is cool to Trump's proposal to end heating aid

Journalists are some of the most patriotic Americans. By doing their jobs they protect democracy.

2018 IN US Senate Election prediction-Joe Donnelly's (D-IN)2018 margin of victory will be

Could It Be End Of America As We Have Known It?

Green Thumbs Hope to Lead the Trumps Down the Garden Path.

As A Veteran My Only Salute The Pig Face Is With A Middle Finger In It.

2018 WI US Senate Race prediction-Tammy Baldwin's (D-WI) 2018 margin of victory will be

France has 3 major political parties, 20 minor ones. Voted with HCPB and the liberal candidate won

Thomas Bossert, a WH adviser & enabler defends president's violent CNN tweet (VIDEO)

Sasse warns of 'weaponizing distrust' after Trump's media attacks

The Trump CNN video,,,,,,

C is for Complicit (Cookie Monster parody)

Drone causes disruption at Gatwick airport

I expect someone from the Creation Institute

So Trump doing comedic violence

How is taking healthcare away not premeditated mass murder?

So do you think we are FINALLY starting to see cracks form in GOP solidarity?...

#25thAmendmentNOW trending big time

Lions, tigers, bears oh my! UPDATE: Kellyane - media coverage of Trump isn't productive or patriotic

The spooky prescience of the 2006 movie, Idiocracy

Are you Experienced with the Star Spangle Banner

Whither Mitch?

Poll: Trump disapproval at 57 percent

How Low Can Taxes Go? Outside Washington, Republicans Find Limits.

cartoon - Trump: "When somebody hits me ..."

Anybody have Grassley's schedule for the week of the 4th?

The art critic

Trump Has United The Planet... Against Him

Trump Aides Named In #TrumpRussia Hack Recruiter Docs

found this on facebook. thence via huffpost and on youtube

Why there can be no compromise with Trump supporters?

Trumps cnn tweet

Tweet Appears to Have Originated From Reddit Troll

In Dozens of Cities, Call for Impeachment

Succulent Sweet And Sour Pork Tenderloin Recipe Its A Snap To Make In The Slow Cooker!

Still cant get over trump's tweet

So who made that CNN/Trump gif? Obviously not the president.

We checked with other modern-day presidents

Appeal filed in 'LLC loophole' case

Something new..and not good..passed the House on the down low

Tweet 'isn't funny'

Road Rage suspect who shot Bianca Roberson in the head turns himself in

GOP Candidate for Governor Pledges Higher-Grade Fireworks

Replace the CNN logo with an American flag and the constitution and you have a more accurate

This sign in the Oval Office celebrates milestones, but I doesn't fill me with confidence

Voters will decide on pension stripping, forest preserve in November

Black girls 'perceived as less innocent

Trump CNN's video

Pics of Chris Christie lounging on a state beach closed to the public during government shutdown

Another very good basic Windows help site

What is the likely of the US Supreme Court ruling within the next 3 to 4 years by 5-4,6-3,7-2,or 8-1

#25thAmendmentNow on twitter

Sasse Says Trump Is Weaponizing Distrust

So what exactly are Jill Stein and the Green party doing in between presidential elections?

Meet Rare Sea Wolves Who Live Off The Ocean And Can Swim For Hours

What did legislature do to state employee unions?

Chuck Todd busts Trump health chief Price: Not a single analysis says youll lower premiums

I started this in another group and people were having cats. I got my LTC (License to Carry).

Is your SOS one of 30 already providing Kobach data through his Crosscheck voter purging system?

In honor of the (imperiled) Civil Rights Act - signed 53 years ago today.

The guy who made Trump's wrestling meme also made a list of all of CNN's Jewish employees

So I launched my drone for some beach shots

Trump White House: millions more uninsured is not losing, its choosing

Liberals are reclaiming patriotism from the right

2017 Horse Racing - 2017 Queen's Plate

India woman attacked with acid for fifth time

The Deadly Results of a D.E.A.-Backed Raid in Honduras

2018 WV US Senate election prediction-Joe Manchin's (D-WV) 2018 margin of victory will be

The Deadly Results of a D.E.A.-Backed Raid in Honduras