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Archives: May 12, 2019

Located a long paper containing the confessions of Chile's most notorious torturer under Pinochet.

Cory just finished a very good hour with Axelrod.

So, the NRA seems to be in some financial difficulty...

We're sending in the Marines?

Trump Said He Would Tame Rogue Nations. Now They Are Challenging Him.

Fmr. Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-FL) Gets Disinvited To Ways & Means Climate Hearing

Why Are Republicans Anti-Choice?

Mouse and The Traps. "A Public Execution."

Leaked Documents: Oliver North Warned NRA Over $24 Million in Legal Bills

Warren proposes $50 billion fund to invest in historically black colleges

Statewide State Of Emergency In Louisiana; MS River Up 6 Inches In 24 Hours

[OFFICIAL VIDEO] The Sound of Silence - Pentatonix

They call it a 'bat apocalypse.' The fungus causing it is spreading across Texas

Gillibrand calls for assault weapon and large magazine bans to combat gun violence

Trump says voters don't care about his personal tax returns

Trump adviser who fought drug addiction denounces 'Cocaine Mitch'

I've fallen into the donut hole and it's only May !

2020 US Senate Election- newly elected Democratic US Senators if Democrats regain control in 2020.

Tanker collision sends thousands of gallons of gas product leaking into bay

SNL tonight: Emma Thompson hosts while the Jonas brothers are the musical

Alyssa Milano calls for a sex strike to protest anti-abortion laws, gets slammed on Twitter

Illinois might start charging $1,000 per year to own an electric vehicle

It's disgusting': Loopholes remain in North Carolina's sexual assault laws

China will not flinch in the face of U.S. pressure, top negotiator says after talks


John Paul Stevens looks back on nearly a century of life and law, but worries about the future

Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the Transcontinental Railroad's Completion

Fog of misinformation on trade

Evan Rachel Wood suggests men get 'mandatory vasectomies' in response to anti-abortion laws

Tonight, it's the next-to-the-last Saturday Night Live of the season hosted by Emma Thompson

Interest in stirring Ukraine investigations sows confusion in Kiev

Leaked Documents Allege the NRA Has Been Spending $100,000 a Day on Lawyers

The Russia conspiracy theory

Trump has ruined everything else, why not Fourth of July too?

Navajo Nation mourns the loss of Navajo Code Talker Fleming Begaye, Sr.

Nicole Wallace Calls It: Republicans Are Cowards, Fearful of a Mean Trump Tweet

Steve Sack FTW


Trump Blocking More Than 20 Investigations

Trump Blocking More Than 20 Investigations

Gun laws need to be front and forward for every candidate.


What Made Ancient Hominins Cannibals? Humans Were Nutritious and Easy Prey

It chapter 2 trailer (Possible Spoilers) Edited to add the final trailer

The Most Interesting Science News Articles of the Week

OK, Trump. Alfred E. Neuman Is An Insult? Well...

"What the heck is a 'Trumpette?'"

Them: "Can you just explain cats in one gif?" Me:

Trump Recalls Ambassador To Ukraine To Gin Up Biden Scandal

Biden camp responds after Giuliani's canceled trip to Ukraine

A reporter declined to reveal his source. Then police showed up at his front door with guns.

Zerlina Maxwell Suffers From Bernie Derangement Syndrome

Joe was a great sidekick and confidante for President Obama.

Oops. Even Without Trump, Canada Somehow Manages To Add 35 Times More Jobs Than USA?

R.I.P. Peggy Lipton

Do you change Presidents in the middle of a war?

Just picked up a bottle of huckleberry-flavored vodka.

This baby needed a mom -- and these women said YES 💗

Florida Man filmed attempting to pawn baby.

Trump Warns China to Act on U.S. Trade Deal or Face Worse Terms

Looming change in Iowa Medicaid program stirs worry

Fuzzy Kittens Help Each Other Learn To Walk

Mirsky - Strongest Candidates for President 2020: Beto O'Rourke

Cory Booker sees 'nothing honorable' in a nation that tolerates gun carnage in peacetime

Better voice than me 😂

Working to block more than 20 separate probes

I just watched "Babette's Feast." Now I'm hungry.

Colorado Democrats deliver on major changes to health care, education and the environment

This dog knows how to save his mom's life ❤️

Maine House passes bill requiring MaineCare to pay for abortions

25 MILLION PEOPLE live in a state with a November state election this year.

Immigrants may be deported for marijuana crimes in California, federal court rules

Watch these adorable baby foxes reunite with their mom 😍

Trumpanzees are a deranged lot!

North Dakota lawmakers plan to refill rainy day fund but not by governor's formula

Heidi Heitkamp Is Probably Running for Governor in 2020

Democrats: Stay on the offensive and force Republicans to defend their putrid record

Don't Let Them Fool You, Lawmakers Knew Exactly What They Were Doing to the Auditor's Authority

Fans Unfurl Massive 'Trump 2020' Banner at Fenway Park

The Democrats should call for an investigation into the start of the Russia investigation.

Former St. Paul City Council candidate sentenced for posting topless photo of wife online

The one about the fence

For Kamala Harris, memories of a warrior mother guide her campaign

As Democrats woo rural voters, some say why bother

Duran Duran- Ordinary World

Jeannine Pirro freaks out...

MEANWHILE......May 10th

Former Rapid City priest accused of stealing $150K in diocese donations

Former employee sues Honor the Earth over sexual harassment, claims complaints were mishandled by

North Dakota to sue Washington state over oil train standard

Trump didn't "lose" a billion dollars over 10 years, he laundered it

tRump is living proof

Arabic Numerals in School Draw Strong Opposition in Brookings Register Poll

Police Officer Shoots 14-Year-Old After Just a 0.6-Second Warning NowThis

It is raining off and on,...

Indiana Joins South Dakota in Criminalizing Protest; What If We Deem Women's Clinics "Critical

Kitteh does NOT like tortellini

SNL: Meet the Press Cold Open

SNL: Weekend Update

GOED Picks Another Loser: Minnesota Tax Refugee Defaults on State Loans

$3 billion more for Texas cancer fund? Voters will decide

SNL: Etiquette Lesson

Virgin Galactic heading to New Mexico and then, possibly, to space

Ten trillion frames per second

Pakistan attack: Gunmen storm five-star hotel in Balochistan

ACLU, Texas civil rights group to represent local woman convicted of illegal voting

U.N. Secretary-General warns world 'not on track' to limiting temperature rise to 1.5 percent - TVNZ

China, US give conflicting reports on trade talks

Daniella Levine Cava, Democrat Running for Miami-Dade Mayor, Raises $830,000 in One Month

A 'messy situation': State's top financial regulator on leave after sexual harassment complaint

Poll surge for Farage sparks panic among Tories and Labour

Federal judge orders bilingual ballots for Florida counties, including Lake and Brevard

DeSantis' first veto allows local governments to keep banning plastic straws

Most Maine House Democrats flip to sustain Janet Mills' first veto

How Wrist Sensors Could Identify Early Motor Disabilities In Kids

How Wrist Sensors Could Identify Early Motor Disabilities In Kids



Peggy Lipton, star of 'Mod Squad' and 'Twin Peaks,' dead at 72

History shows that enacting universal health care in Maine faces long odds

Coalition of Maine groups demands roll-back of LePage tax breaks for wealthy

Labour questions whether successor to May would honour Brexit deal

Latest Sri Lanka arrest throws spotlight on Wahhabism in eastern hotbed

Hundreds of Bowdoin students protest for living wage for hourly campus workers

Author faces backlash for reporting black Metro employee for eating on train; book deal halted

Two points well made

Governor says she'll sign Maine 'conversion therapy' ban

SNL: A Perfect Mother

Fund changes leave Bath Iron Works union leaders uncertain about retirement

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Cursive, Foiled Again Edition

Maine Oxy employees file suit against owner for misrepresenting stock value

Texas boys ranch moves forward as more men discuss abuse

The company behind the $16,000 AI-powered laundry-folding robot has filed for bankruptcy

SNL - Meet the Press

Lawmakers Vote Along Party Lines Over Effort To Replace Maine's Presidential Caucuses With Primaries

Maine Lawmakers Are Considering A Measure To Ease Student Debt

15-year-old Climate Activist Calls Out World Leaders for Inaction

Sec. Canned Jesus Ham's Moment In The Climate Spotlight Could Bring Home Teh Stupid Gold

Buttigieg calls out Democrats for playing 'identity politics'

Gillibrand addresses NEC graduates at commencement

O'Rourke, Gillibrand, Yang and Delaney court N.H. voters

Lawsuit - 44 states accuse pharma giants of 'Multi-Year conspiracy' to hike drug prices by over 1K%'

European CCS Program Plans To Bury .0027% Of 2018's Total Of Human CO2 Output Over 10 Years

Fake caller IDs may soon be illegal in New Hampshire

20 Million People Under Flood Watch Today (5/12/19); S. Texas Rainfall 600% Of Normal This Spring

Farage, Rees-Mogg, Claire Fox... Britain is seduced by politicians who are 'characters'

Trump from "Mad" Magazine 1992

So you're waiting on your flight at the airport

Breakfast: Sunday, May 12, 2019 (Mother's Day edition)

They knew it in the early 1990's ...

Sanders has in NH what others want but challenges remain

In Salem, Beto O'Rourke says rival's gun control plans go 'too far'

It's a matter of time and patience.

The best pro choice debate strategy you will win every time.

[People] applaud Warren in heart of MAGA country (West Virginia)

You raised $70.00 on May 11, 2019 DU ActBlue POTUS donation links

Why Democrats (not candidates) need to STOP ignoring and/or demonizing rural voters...

Kamala Harris coming up on CNN -- ON NOW

Trump backers applaud Warren in heart of MAGA country

Did someone say Alfred E. Neuman?

China economic relationship already being redefined

Happy Mom's day to my DU friends!

This is what authoritarianism and nationalism gets you... Hungary downgraded to "partly free"

Women in viral Pittsburgh Marathon photo encouraged each other to finish the race

Doonsbury 5/12/19 - Translator?

That ocelot stare..

Biden widens SC lead in 2020 Democratic presidential primary (46% to 15% for Sanders)

'The people's choice:' Biden widens SC lead in 2020 Democratic presidential primary

A day after Trump was gloating about "total exoneration"....

'Everything We Know About the Joe Biden-Ukraine Controversy.' Biden is exonerated completely (me)

Today is one of the most confusing days in Trump's White House...

Did I miss something on MSNBC?

John Daly turns PGA Championship into ridiculous sideshow

CBS Sunday Morning Central Park 5 Story Question

Journalists: are your articles being used as bait by Russian propagandists?

Looking at the Mueller report from a mental health perspective

Poll surge for Brexit party sparks panic among Tories and Labour

Congress isn't just a co-equal branch. We're first among equals.

''I look forward to speaking to the 🌅 @sunrisemvmt tomorrow.''

Epic George Conway thread on why the malignant narcissist in the WH should pay with his office,

Arise, then, women of this day!

Mother - Pink Floyd

'A dream ticket': Black lawmakers pitch Biden-Harris to beat Trump

Mother - John Lennon (live)

Mother - Danzig

Klobuchar says she isn't worried that older white men are leading the 2020 race

Dennis Rodman, others, accused of stealing from yoga student in Newport Beach

Another Mothers Son

I read this in {insert source} about {insert candidate}. I'm very concerned.

Third lien on Trump hotel brings alleged unpaid bills to over $5 million

Lawsuit by 44 States Accuses Pharma Giants of 'Multi-Year Conspiracy' to Hike Drug Prices by Over 1,

South Dakota man stole sex toys from couple's house

Hey Mama- Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats

Jonathan Capeheart to Ivanka Trump:

Mama Kin - Aerosmith

Joe Biden's Mother's Day message about his mom

Juan Williams "If this is case closed give dems everything", Criss Wallace "Lets talk about Biden"

Despite Trump tweet, sale of shuttered Ohio GM plant in doubt

Where Male Presidential Candidates Stand on Reproductive Rights

Did anyone else catch this during Robert Gates interview on FTN?

Pay your bills #Brokeahontas

Mother's Day Proclaimation - Julia Ward Howe-1870

Mother's Day Proclaimation - Julia Ward Howe-1870

This interview is worth a listen. It is so interesting.

The Media's Shameful Handling of Bolton's Iran Threat Claims Recalls the Run-Up to the Iraq War

Trump Moving Forward With Revamped July 4th Celebration in D.C.

T-rump backers applaud Elizabeth Warren in heart of MAGA country

Adam (Schiff) Tells Trump That His Reelection Is Not Going To Happen

Democrats will win back the US Presidency in 2020 and regain control of the US Senate in 2022.

Seth Abramson: AP is misinforming us.

Mayor Pete to President Trump: What, Me Worry?

"School shootings are good for business." . . . Please come CAPTION NRA's CEO Wayne LaPierre!

Yep George

Listened to a friend rant about Biden and Anita Hill last night

Sort by freaking SERIES ORDER!

MAGAreprobate is a much better hashtag for the vile MAGAcretin

Donald Trump Reminds me of an "Arrogant Crook" from a James Bond Movie. The worst of the worst

Lindsey encourages Don Jr to ignore Burr's subpoena and "call it a day."

IHOP's Mother's Day message:

N.B.A. Playoffs: Seasons and Jobs in Jeopardy in Game 7 Double Dose

Every Mother's Son - Traffic

Is the truth about Trump-Russia so explosive that the public will never be allowed to know?

Every Mother's Son - Humble Pie

Something I'd like to share with the group

These Animal Moms Deserve a Happy Mother's Day

Russia is Targeting European Elections. So Are Far-Right Copycats

A desperate Trump will be in legal jeopardy if he loses the election. He knows he MUST win in 2020.

I'll always love my mama - intruders

Tell Mama - Etta James

The rich of the world have organized, as they convinced working people not too.

Medicare and Prescription Drug Co-Pays

Barack Obama's Mother's Day tweet to Michelle!

For my mother on Mother's day

Florida man arrested for sex with gator

Best quip about Trump I've seen all week!

If Trump Has Nothing to Hide...

What Fiction are you reading this week, May 12, 2019?

Cat Sees Little Boy Having A Meltdown -- And Knows Exactly What To Do

Can we stop falling for misleading, inflammatory media spin against our candidates?

Post a song that reminds you of your mother

Yemen inches towards peace as Houthi forces pull out of key ports

'Why not me?' Big-city mayors watch with envy as Buttigieg surges

Burkina Faso church attack: Priest among six killed

Checking and filling tires

Michelle Obama: It's Up to Us as Mothers to Give Girls the Support That Keeps Their Flame Lit

Trump lashes out at former White House counsel Don McGahn

Mike Pence warns Christian grads to prepare for ridicule from 'secular left'

This doctor posted online in favor of immunization. Then vaccine opponents targeted her.

Trump suggests China wants Dem elected in 2020 to secure better trade terms


SOURCE: Wall GoFundMe just paid for a 'nearly' $1 million yacht


Was there a 'Donald-to-Melania' tweet on Mother's Day?

'I Can't Breathe': 5 Years After Eric Garner's Death, an Officer Faces Trial

More 'heartbeat' abortion bans advancing in South, Midwest

Analysis: Why Russia is the big winner of the Iran deal fallout

Andrew Yang is laying out policy positions constantly.

Congress isn't just a co-equal branch. We're first among equals.

Wow! The world Relays 4 x 400 in Japan

More than 6,200 stores are closing in 2019 as the retail apocalypse drags on -- here's the full list

Mike Pence Warned Liberty University Grads to "Be Ready" to be Persecuted

Queen's Guitarist Calls for New Live Aid Concert to Fight Climate Change

Robert Mueller 'is going to testify': Rep. Adam Schiff

111-year-old woman gets free tickets to see Michelle Obama book tour

Octopus farming is 'unethical and a threat to the food chain'

Trump boxed in on trade

Teacher crisis is worse than we thought. And it's driven by low wages (DUH!)

Boeing altered key switches in 737 Max cockpit

A daughter's gift to her mother saves two lives

Trump has long seen previous US trade agreements as losers

Two factors affecting Trump's "great" economy

Keir Starmer: Brexit deal unlikely to pass without confirmatory poll

Keir Starmer: Brexit deal unlikely to pass without confirmatory poll

People are saying Tiny is a great business man.

Russia Targeting European Parliamentary Elections With Help of Far-Right Politicans

Saving species for our sake as much as theirs

Eugene Robinson: No option for Congress to shrug and look away

Kudlow contradicts Trump, says China isn't paying tariffs on goods going into US

Cartoons 5/12/19

I think Elizabeth Warren would solidify our Party more than anyone if she wins the nomination

U.S. presidential contender Kamala Harris favors look at breaking up Facebook

'I Have A Plan For That': Happy Mother's Day, Senator Warren!

Lordstown sale tweet overblown:

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's fallacious tariff tale

UAE says four vessels subjected to 'sabotage' near Fujairah port

UAE says four vessels subjected to 'sabotage' near Fujairah port

No support for Fed to cut interest rates

Trump Wants Barr to Investigate Biden

Manning refusing to testify at grand jury probing WikiLeaks

In Honor of ALL of the Moms on Mother's Day:

I am proposing "Cadet Brokespurs" for Herr Drumpf.

Washington to offer first 'public option' insurance in US

To: Mike Pence. Re: religious tolerance. From: pretty much everyone who doesn't use snakes in

Some encouraging anti-poaching news!

George Conway calls Trump a 'malignant narcissist' and says he committed 'the ultimate high crime'

Finally got a night of sleep

Does anyone have the new Kindle Paperwhite?

UAE Says Four Commercial Vessels Targeted by 'Sabotage Operations' Near Iran

Trump's Strategy Of Stonewalling House Democrats is Backfiring

Justice Dems are really smearing Joe

Conservatives, NDP call for emergency committee meeting on Mark Norman case

Leonard Pitts Jr.: Billy Graham's son questions Buttigieg's faith -- after defending Trump's

Another great Mother's Day picture, ALL the Clintons:

Impeachment is Coming. It is a Moral Imperative.

Are they going to build the wall to the north or the south of Michael Flynn's "arabic border signs"?

A Mother's Day Redemption Report

What Congress Should Do Next

Watching The Mountain That Rides on World's Strongest Man Competition

2020 CO US Senate Election- Likely Democratic Nominee

I'm spending the day with the Great British Baking Show

Evident every day

Men get to be whole people all the time. Women get to be objects.

You know how after WW2, Hirohito needed to say he wasn't a man-god?

What's for Dinner, Sun., May 12, 2019

This Land is Your Land

Beyond parody.

The Twit is tweeting.

STOCK MARKET WATCH - Monday, 13 May 2019

Professor's Impeachment Prediction Based On 'Deep Study' Of Trump's Character, Career

Civility is as civility does...

Whether they do it or we do it, it's wrong to use the name of Pocahontas as a joke

Happy Mother's Day!

Happy 20,000th, Senator Warren!

Jane and I, wish all of the great mothers of our country a very happy Mother's Day.

Mrs. Betty Bowers thoroughly OWNS Marco Rubio.

U.S. Stepping Up Enforcement on Delinquent Student Loans

Rep. Al Green: "I'm Concerned If We Don't Impeach This President, He Will Get Re-Elected"

Seth Abramson: "Saudia Arabia, the UAE, and Israel have been trying to get us in a war with Iran..."

US manufacturer accuses Trump of keeping him from doubling his workforce in brutally blunt op-ed

Report: Missile System and Surveillance Plane Funding Will Go Towards the Border Wall

(VF): Major Donors aren't stepping up. "There's Trump fatigue," says longtime Republican donor.

The only way to end Game of Thrones

Recently, Google Chrome has not rendered text completely.

I Know Where I Came From

There are many reasons not to impeach Trump. The House should do it anyway - Robert Reich

Climate change is not just an environmental issue. It is a racial justice issue.

Kudlow acknowledges U.S. consumers, not China, pay for tariffs on imports

Save the Country

The penultimate GAME OF THRONES poll

El Pais reports that Assange's computers, documents, etc. will be handed over to the US.

Proof That All Moms Love Their Kids More Than Anything

Biden - Harris Dream Ticket?

House approves $15 minimum wage for Connecticut after marathon debate

This will definitely go over well in 2019.

Happy Mother's Day, DU

What we fought for in 2018. Governor says she'll sign Maine 'conversion therapy' ban

St. Louis County Council May Bar Landlords From Rejecting Tenants With Federal Subsidies

What movie most closely resembled your own military experience?

Texas legislative freshmen block anti-LGBTQ legislation

'The safe choice:' Biden widens SC lead in 2020 Democratic presidential primary



Hmmm and Hmmmm

The man who was watching Maleah Davis is likely to be charged with murder, court documents say

These "religious freedom" bills aren't just anti-GLBTQ or anti-choice, they're also anti-religious

GOP rushes to support excessive use of force after Progs condemn it

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake: Costa Rica and Panama 12 km from Gmez, Chiriqu, Panam

Pres. Obama is supporting the global youth who are demonstrating about climate change needs.

Iran may attack Israel if U.S. standoff escalates: Israeli minister

Child Discovers $40,000 Worth of Methamphetamine Inside Box of Legos

Watching between the at&t golf and denver..portland game 7...

Israel's Netanyahu 'absolutely' supports attack on Iraq

60 Minutes is running a segment on how the prices of GENERIC drugs are manipulated

Mother Mary Comes to Me (Let It Be)- Paul McCartney

A more disciplined Biden learns not to take the bait

The cost of Trump's tariffs has fallen 'entirely' on US businesses and households: Goldman

The Obama Ladies....Happy Mother's Day!

Washington to offer first 'public option' insurance in US

Why is Kacie DC wasting our time talking to Anthony Douchebag Scaramucci?

Should 11-year-old girls have to bear their rapists' babies? Ohio says yes.

Happy Mother's Day to one mother I know who gave all and got all

Florida: Police investigating shooting near Trump resort

More 'heartbeat' abortion bans advancing in South, Midwest

What I heard on today's "This Week With George Stephanopoulos"

White House decries investigations by House Democrats, says they are not following 'rules and norms

For Harris and O'Rourke, Can Two "Dream" Candidates Reawaken Voters?

CBD oil and arthritis. Any suggestions?