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Archives: July 23, 2017

Scar: Full transparency: I'm deleting old tweets. Past views evolved & shouldn't be a distraction.

Trump ordered naval personnel to call congress and lobby for taking 22 million people

My digital LED candles turn themselves off and on in a 24 hour cycle.

Woman Pooped Inside Box At Kmart

Bruce Poliquin tries again to win support for bill to target food stamp fraud

What scares me about the passage of time.

Just imagine if a President's power to pardon is absolute, as Orange Buffoon says...

The man who drives Trumps Russia connection

Ive seen America, and its lousy: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte

Dem rep Barbara Lee was on Rachel Maddow a few weeks ago.

Ive seen America, and its lousy: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte

GOP wrestles with soaring deductibles in healthcare bill

tRump did talk to millions of middle we remember what he said???

Is Melania the "Leaker" that Donnie is upset with?

Bill raising legal age to buy tobacco products awaits LePage's signature

How much is the scarab getting paid by Trump??

Candace Cameron's husband may have helped Donald Trump become President.

Tennessee judge tells inmates: Get sterilized and I'll shave off jail time

After twenty-six weeks

I think "the crazy" is now going north of the border to Canada.

TIMEs new cover: Inside the secret plan to stop Putins election plot:

LePage Flirts With Run For Senate Again

Dunkirk - brilliant

As Senate Prepares For Vote, Susan Collins Says She Simply Cannot Support Health Care Plans

OJ Simpson is getting out of prison at the beginning of October of this year.

lordy - 2 minutes of Bette DAVIS/All bout Eve - stunning. It's on TCM

If you have SIRI, tell it "i see a little silhouetto of a man"

If you have SIRI, tell it "i see a little silhouetto of a man"

Nobody does snark like Maureen Dowd. This is a must read . Five Stars

2017 Horse Racing - 2017 San Diego Handicap

A Harris County Democratic Party leader's callous act against a dedicated Democrat

My husband told me there was a remake of The Creature from the Black Lagoon

A Million Bottles Per Minute

Virtual currency seller pleads guilty to $9M wire fraud

Lawmakers consider cuts to address $28.8 million revenue downgrade

It's time to reassign the "miserable failure" Google Bomb to he whom it clearly & obviously belongs.

Anyone else have this problem???......just donated to a campaign and got

This is why the world needed Wonder Woman.

Police investigating 'hate speech' graffiti at Burlington's Fletcher Free Library

I cannot be the ONLY one that thought this . . .

Lawyer gets 14 months in case involving misuse of client funds

Trump's love of for-profit colleges will break the hearts of vets

Ouch, CNN Is Airing Mark Fuhrman's Expose' Of His Racist Tapes..

Kislyak going back to Russia, embassy says

Tom Wakely running for governor

OMG! This is what your legs look like after Tour De France!

Lewandowski files $5 million lawsuit against Windham neighbors

A poor, un-lamented man

N.H. man files $5.5M lawsuit against Methuen towing company, city, police

A despot in disguise: one mans mission to rip up democracy

Settlement over $650,000 site cleanup in Rutland falls through

State hit for fighting Yankee sale

U.S. Rep. Ken Buck: "Congress is letting Trump down, not the other way around."

Sessions Discussed Donald Trump Campaign With Russian

and it's hammer time.......watching the world Series of poker.......

Two excellent PBS series from the 80's; "Ethics in America" & "The Constitution, ..,.

Trump asks crowd at USS Gerald Ford commissioning ceremony for "a little help" in passing his agenda

Three Presidents

An outspoken critic of the ACA, WSJ editor Joseph Rago, dead at 34

"Low Energy Jeb": "This is going to be a long ride between 2018 in January, much less 2020."

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Memory Lane Edition

Totally UNEXPECTED! The Kremlin has a "highly negative view" of proposed new sanctions.

San Antonio: Eight found dead in truck at Walmart car park

Qatar crisis: Turkey's Erdogan calls for swift end to Gulf dispute

Majority Report: No, Trump's Base And The Republican Party Aren't Two Separate Things

Trump helps commission $12.9 billion aircraft carrier

Have you ever gotten anything useful from a conservative web site?

Majority Report: Fun Game: Asking Republicans If They Take Trump At His Word

The Most Bigly Fake Driver ever

Eight people found dead in Trailer in San Antonio Texas

Sunday's Non Sequitur Toon - Don't miss it!

Help save a colony of feral cats.

Trump modeling agency - sex trafficking? I know sounds crazy but...

Solar eclipse sunglasses available at 4,800 US libraries (map)

Game of Thrones 7.2 "Stormborn" (spoiler alert)

The Neurodiversity Case for Free Speech

Nicholas Kristof: Jared Kushners Got Too Many Secrets to Keep Ours

"I'll make him an offer he can't refuse." . . . Please come CAPTION PresiDented Trump!!!

More than 90 hospitalized during Chance the Rapper show in Hartford

Who put the Na'vi on Pandora?

FBI investigating South Carolina Statehouse corruption

To My Fellow Plutocrats: You Can Cure Trumpism

Walsh highlights housing, jobs, and veterans' homelessness in campaign kickoff

So the final of the Women's Cricket World Cup is taking place as I type

Ex-CIA Director Hayden: Russia election meddling most successful covert operation in history

You read. You learn

Evidence PROVES gerrymandering in Wisconsin: ready for the Supreme Court......

When wil mainstream media call Trumpers what they really are.

A nationwide $15 dollar minimum wage is harmful and dumb. We should advocate wage subsidies and UBI.

Fox has kelly Anne on

Black Women, Equal Pay & The divide with white rural America

Trump Makes Ethics Office More Accommodating

"How does a balloon stay in the air? Nobody knows." -- SATIRE

Kushner Revises Financial Disclosure After 77 Omissions

Jared Kushners Got Too Many Secrets to Keep Ours

get used to the word super

Scaramucci says Trump told him (re: Russia) "maybe they did it, maybe they didn't do it"

Trump Turns on Sessions Amid Russia Probe

Weekend Toon Roundup 1 -Pardon Me

Weekend Toon Roundup 2 - The Rest

Writing about food: Alain de Botton's "The Art of Travel"

The "Mooch" talks and talks and talks....he loves the sound of his own voice.

I beg your pardon, mr. trump...

UPDATED - Trump Atty: Pardons 'Not On The Table' Because 'There's Nothing To Pardon'

GOP wrestles with soaring deductibles in #TRuMPcare bill

Ex-Trump adviser slams GOP voters who support Obamacare: They don't want to 'lose their free stuff'

Trump Mouthpiece Ty Cobb Donated to Barack Obama And Al Franken

Another lawsuit seeks Trump's tax returns

NYT: The Bogus Voter-Fraud Commission

Donald Trump to make 'dummy run' visit to UK: report

Wy does the NAACP continue to invite Groper Don the Con

Global confidence plummets that POTUS will 'do the right thing'

Trump's DOJ gears up for crackdown on marijuana

Sessions greenlights police to seize cash, property from people suspected of crimes but not charged

Civil Rights icon leads march at Comic Con

Oh the irony! A show of hands please.

Where is our program ? (REDUX)

Scaramucci Threatens To Pare Down White House Staff If Leaks Dont Stop

Scaramucci: Russia 'situation' is 'overblown'

Trump's 'Great National Infrastructure Program'? Stalled

The Founding Fathers could NOT have EVER predicted this shit

More Than 380,000 Georgia Voters Receive Purge Notice

President Trump and His Way-Back Machine - By the NYT Editorial Board

Russian who set up Don Jr meeting says he met with Trump

When did you last visit your local library?

Trump Is Doing All The Destructive Things That The Repugs Were Warning Us That The First Black.....

Scaramucci Thinks State-Run Television From WH Lawn Is Good Idea

Fact-checking Donald Trumps tweets about Hillary Clinton and Russia

A suggestion to induce a rapid, rabid, off the charts reaction from Two Scoops:

No, Trump cant pardon himself. The Constitution tells us so.

The biggest obstacle to convincing the Deplorables that Trump committed treason by colluding

Two minutes into FTN

Rastafari around the world are celebrating the 125th anniversary of Selassie's birth

Jared Kushner, the Prince of Having It Both Ways

Tony the Mooch tells Jake Tapper "Somebody said to me the other day - I don''t want to say who"

Breaking -Tropical Storm Hilary has formed in the Eastern Pacific - expected to be Hurricane Hilary

Pres. Trump "knew what he was doing" in NYT's interview that featured criticism of AG Jeff Sessions.

Al Franken: "What can you say? Its just bizarre."

I can't read the Washington Post anymore.

What is your best response.........

TCM Schedule for Tuesday, July 25: '50s Car Culture

TCM Schedule for Wednesday, July 26: TCM Spotlight: 50 Years of Hitchcock

Surviving the Trump years -- Tip #1 find someone that will give you something to smile about.

In serious breach of civ-mil norms, Trump exhorts sailors at USS Ford commissioning to support him


Will the committee ask re: BakerHostetler when Fusion testifies?

Who ranks higher on Central Casting's list of . . . . .

New WH Comms Director Tries To Cast Doubt On Russia Probe, Cites...Trump

Donald Trump has been asked to make a 'dummy run' visit to Britain

Pretty sad when Kel-LIE Ann Conjob merits a red banner on CNN site because she's on the Teevee

Isn't Trump Playing With Fire When He Is Attempting To Dislodge Sessions From AG?.....

What Movie quote or By Line best describes the Trump White House?

WOW, Conway has lost her fucking mind...........

Sam Harris Tweets about Scarymucci

Schiff: Trump 'clearly worried' about his finances in Russia probe

Zombie Health Care Bill Not Dead (WaPo link)

MOOCH on FIRE! Confirms what Trump's lawyer denied...pardons WERE discussed. Pardons for everyone!

Websites That Have Video Autoplay But Should NOT

GOP senator: It is in Trump's 'best interest' to sign Russia sanctions bill

Jeb Bush calls out Republicans silent on Trump's Russia probe

Fake News is the same as Dry Water

Noticed something odd in the wake of the November DU hack.

Franken: Trump Jr., Manafort need to testify under oath

Is it true that "So many on the left tried to convince us that this Russia story was bogus"?

Paul says president likely has authority to pardon himself

As one Democrat, I would be willing to let Mueller do his job and not talk about Russia if...

Trump backers eye GOP primary challenges for Flake, Heller

Scaramucci: Trump still doesn't accept intelligence conclusion on Russia

The myth of the "Rust Belt reactionaries"

Tom Wheelers resigning from the FCC did it give us the sinclair expansion?

Scaramucci wrote 'America deserves better' than 'unbridled demagoguery'

The Detroit Free Press is live-tweeting the events that unfolded in Detroit on July 23, 1967:

UPDATED - Schumer: Democrats were 'namby-pamby'

What to Do if Your Local Democratic Organization Seems Unfriendly

Did Trumps bizarre idea that health insurance costs $12 a year come from this Fox News commercial

The Alt Right Is Celebrating John McCains Cancer Diagnosis

The Onion Remembers Press Secretary Sean Spicer: A Valiant Hero In The War Against Journalism

Koch network 'piggy banks' closed until GOP deny millions healthcare and raise middle class taxes

"If they're going to stay on that staff, they're going to stop leaking"

Where are the conservatives of principle?

Pardons' acceptance require admitting guilt IMPEACHMENT. PLUS-cannot pardon NY or NJ State crimes.

It's Not Trump - It's His Base That Is The Problem - I Fear The End Of Democracy Is At Hand

Scaramucci Now Leads the US Ministry of Truth

Got a laugh out of ABCs This Week with George Stephanopoulos

Just made a mental health decision: turn off Scaramucci immediately (like Kellyanne).

Betsy DeVos' Civil Rights Chief: "90 Percent" of Campus Rape Claims Are Bogus

Anthony Scaramucci and my old Mercury Monterey

Our 10 Most Popular Recipes Right Now

Kellyanne Conway Disses Special Counsel: 'Mr. Mueller and His Band of Democratic Donors'

Have You Read the 2016 Democratic Party Platform?

What are you reading this week of July 23, 2017?

The Ideologues Who Want to Destroy Democracy to Save Capitalism

Orville? Discovery? Both? Neither?

WOW - JUST WOW - Scaramucci fits right in.

McClatchy News's Jan 17 piece shows that the FBI had already been working for months

Sanders Keeping Door Open On 2020

"Your tax dollars at work." When was the last time you saw that sign?

We have both a pathological media and federal government.

The only way Trump goes is if his voters turn on him.

BREAKING: Trump to replace ObamaCare with McDonald's gift card redeemable for one Egg McMuffin

Joke of the day

McMaster had NSC staff meeting to try to reassure career civil servants after ....

Jeb Bush calls out Republicans silent on Trump's Russia probe

Trump's DOJ gears up for crackdown on marijuana

White House offers muddled message on Russia sanctions legislation

5 Ways the Senate Health Care Bill Would Hurt You Skyrocketing insurance premiums are just one of t

Waking up to political feel "good" news?

This presidency cannot be saved. Its all downhill from here

I want the news networks to promise to have Scaramucci on for at least an hour every day.

An Anonymous, Unnamed Source Close to Something Said Some Bullshit.

Chuck Schumer says single-payer health care is on the table for Democrats

Happy to bring you up to speed on this, @Scaramucci: @POTUS lied. 3-5 million people did NOT vote il

Ex-CIA Director Hayden: Russia election meddling was most successful covert operation in history

Trump's DOJ gears up for crackdown on marijuana

If President Trump fires Robert Mueller, we're headed for a constitutional crisis

Please Keep in Mind That Republicans Chair all Congressional

My husband calls him Corleone.

Trump Supporters Too Stupid To Know The Are Stupid. Even Racist And Bigoted.


Small Independent Street front Retail Stores in L.A....

Scaramucci narrowly avoids fistfight in Meet The Press greenroom (video)

Trump not convinced Russian meddling took place, communications chief says

Scaramucci says "Harvard Law School" even more frequently than "Trump." Such an insecure

Restored USS Constitution, the world's oldest warship, returning to Boston waters

And now for something completely different...again

Scaramucci promises 'dramatic action' to stop White House leaks

Latest Republican health bill 'a porkfest, a monstrosity', Rand Paul says

Talk of Trump pardons reverberates on Sunday shows

Racism, Assholeism, Religious Insanity or what? Sterlization for inmates?

Florida county sued for detention of US citizen at behest of immigration officials

James CLAPPER: DRUMPF's "agenda is about making Russia great again."

Scaramucci: Youse guys got a real nice White House Press Room here.

Viewpoints: GOP factions will kill more than health care bill

One-Way Dialog with Tony Scaramucci:

Attack at Israel embassy in Jordan - reports

Chuck Grassley's Alternative Trump-Russia Investigation. In this one, the president is the victim.

Man indicted in fraud scheme related to Gardner Museum theft

CEO pay remains high relative to the pay of typical workers and high-wage earners


British Crowds Flock to Trump's Dummy Test Trip to UK

The fossil fuels plant that pits Trump's base against itself

The Room Where It Happened

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer discusses the Democratic Party's new agenda - ABC News

Shkreli has days to decide whether to take stand at fraud trial

Lana del Rey admits putting a hex on the Toxic Tangerine

republicans name new, improved Lie Czar

Anthony Scaramucci to Sarah Sanders: 'I'd like to continue to use the hair and makeup person'

Something good about Florida for a change - tshirt seen in Miami

Trump: At the Helm of the Garbage Scow of State

Opinion: Why Canada is able to do things better

Derailed: East-West High Speed Rail Study Blocked Again

Attorney general should testify before Senate Judiciary Committee again, Franken says

MD-DNR intends to only enforce a 100-yd Designated-Boater Restriction Zone

MD-DNR intends to only enforce a 100-yd Designated-Boater Restriction Zone

RI Gov. Gina Raimondo: People Are Uncomfortable With Women In Top Jobs

Financial Adviser Sued Over 38 Studios Still Has Many Government Clients

Why even foes of Venezuela's government are wary of U.S. oil sanctions

Without Visas, Carnival Workers Are Trapped at Home in Mexico.

Ex-Newport cop to spend six months in prison

Jobs Will Return When Most Workers Work For Mexican, Chinese Or 3rd World Wages.

North Providence mayor suspends police chief

GUYS: WARNING! WATCH CAREFULLY to see if this starts happening in your district:

White House says open to legislation toughening Russia sanctions

What the Layoffs Look Like at the Carrier Plant Trump Said Hed Save

How Trump Got It Wrong in Saying The Times 'Foiled' Killing of ISIS Leader

Raimondo vetoes 'continuing contracts,' charter schools bills + scorecard on other bills

Dahlan reveals controversial Hamas deal on Gaza

"I didn't like seeing Donny go..."

UConn housing below capacity for 2017-18 academic year

New C.D.C. Chief Saw Coca-Cola as Ally in Obesity Fight

House Will Take Up Labor Agreement Monday, Veto Overrides Are Still A Question Mark

Tribes Get Closer To Third Casino

Day 21 And Still No Budget

Tweets that only get better with age:

Follow Up Study Narrows Racial Profiling In Traffic Stops to 18 Police Officers

It is merely a matter of coincidence that Anthony Scaramucci

Chester Bennington's life may help male sex abuse victims speak up

State Parks Are Busy, And Dirtier, In Midst Of Budget Cuts

This 👇☎️☎️Keep those Senator's phones ringing-again starting tomorrow am!! Call 202-224-3121 & say

Anyone else notice that Trump actually had odd 3-way conversation at G20 dinner?

Yundi Li: La Campanella (Liszt)

Connecticut lawmakers might create fund to help homeowners with crumbling foundations

Anyone know of a protest this Wednesday (7/25/2017), for senate hearing on dossier in DC?

⚡️ Stunt brings a 'beached whale' to the banks of the river Seine

Very few people are saying there were conversations with Russians trying to change the election

He's Tweeting weird shit again!!

Information the Gun Lobby doesn't want anyone to see.

McCains primary rival urges him to step aside after diagnosis and suggests she could replace him

Study offers warning for Florida strawberry farmers from global warming

The Mooch wants to make Huckabee Sanders "incrementally better," staring with her hair and makeup.

T. Boone Pickens's "Texas-Sized Fall"

Pres gets new director of talkin at yah

The big question now is...

Why do I keep seeing a multimillionaire (R) Rep from North Carolina on MSNBC

I have to say it. Hillary would have made a 1000 times better President.

Johnny Manziel Makes His Quarterly Claim That He's Talking to NFL Teams

Senate Committee Passes 'Bathroom Bill' After 10 Hours Of Testimony

Serious Question: Anthony Scaramucci - Who should portray him on SNL?

Texas Senate panel approves teacher bonuses, retirement benefits

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Monday, 24 July 2017

Drip, Drip, Drip. Turn that frown upside down, big fella.

Judge Rules Texas Prison Unit Must Keep Temperatures Below 88 Degrees

Cold shower time

Russian ambassador to US concludes assignment - Kizylak's gone

This Crude Oil Pipeline Runs Right Under South Austin

An Instant Way to Bolster Flavor

OMG! Look at the photo in this article! Lol!

Trump travels to his Virginia golf course

Kushner failed to disclose ONE BILLION $$$ in loans

An Incoherent President Trump

Trump Administration Preparing Texas Wildlife Refuge for First Border Wall Segment

FLOOD WARNING: Parts of Montgomery and Prince George's will be impacted.

Per fugs gnus, Donnie Jr haz a new lawyer!

National study puts timeline on impact of sea-level rise in Maryland and Virginia.

National study puts timeline on impact of sea-level rise in Maryland and Virginia.

Evil, just pure evil. What are we?

Jeff Sessions Had a Terrible Week

Collins to Trump: "Step back," don't comment on special counsel's probe

Trump slams 'sad' Republicans who won't 'protect' him

Single mom takes on anti-choice extremist for seat in male-dominated Virginia legislature

No Vacancy At Grand Canyon Cemetery

Extremely Rare Event: Eight Tropical Cyclones formed at Once for the First Time Since 1974

Here's how to remember Mooch's last name:

Mexico ruling party well behind upstart leftist in voter poll

This Haaretz article is from last week, but raises serious questions that must be asked:

DRUMPF & SCARAMUCCI "Step Brothers" (Will FERRELL movie) : the other brother, Derek

Israel says Jerusalem mosque metal detectors to stay

Texas Company Recalls Boner Coffee

Opinion: Why Canada is able to do things better

Kentuck and other Kentucky DUers please check in

Interesting Racial Integration story from Ireland

The Weiner Klan Proud and Noble Savages They Be

I am with this guy .... We can see Russia from New York City.

He was purrfect: Honorary cat mayor in Alaska town dies

Former Pharr official charged in fraud scheme

Democrat in The Colony to challenge Burgess for 26th congressional seat

Dempsey's record goal, assist lead U.S. into Gold Cup final

WOW!! New Mexico Democrats

San Antonio: Truck death toll rises to nine

Snooty, world's oldest known manatee, dies aged 69 in 'heartbreaking accident'

who here is from dupage county? want to talk about the county board.

Ex-Governor Bob McDonnell on SCOTUS overturning his conviction

Republicans are in full control of government but losing control of their party

I never got more hate mail than I got for this song

White House Signals It Will Accept Russia Sanctions Bill

Rosie just dropped the Pee Bomb on Don the Con !!

Song finally up for free: "Strangers On The Right"

Conway: Trump doesn't think he's lying on voter fraud, wiretap claims

Trump turns on fellow Republicans

Arrested Development development....

WATCH: Al Franken laughs at Scaramuccis bizarre use of Trump as a source that Russians didnt hac

I wish I could have every news anchor at MSNBC, NBC, CNN, CBS and ABC hear this

Fukushima: robot images show massive deposits thought to be melted nuclear fuel

The New York Times wants an apology from Fox & Friends.

Actor Ron Perlman's hilarious recreation of Trump's NYT interview on AM Joy

Land O'Lakes Statement Paved Way for LGBT Welcome in Catholic Higher Ed

NYT asks Fox and Friends for apology for al-Baghdadi escape story

These Top Prosecutors Are Threatening Legal Action Against Betsy DeVos