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Archives: February 24, 2021

Merrick Garland Just Crushes Tom Cotton

Congressional leaders hold moment of silence for 500,000 lives lost to COVID

I've come to realize that most Republicans consider political debate a form of BDSM...

When they pushed through the massive Tax Cut for the Rich

Hilarious Joy Reid quote on Ted Cruz:

Ducks? Tony?

It's Bigger than Fox News: Time for Mainstream Journalism to Reckon with Monetizing Disinformation...

'US leadership has been sorely missed.' Trudeau, Biden seek to repair alliance in first meeting

Manchin: Even if the parliamentarian says wage hike ok w/ rules of reconciliation, I want 11, not 15

Actual footage of Garland and Sen. Cotton. No mention of lying.

FBI alert about possible 'war' against Congress reached D.C. and Capitol Police on eve of attack

What's The Latest ETA On More Vaccine For Illinois?....

GOP Playbook (Luckovich)

Ahmaud Arbery's mother files federal lawsuit against 3 men accused of killing son

Four Overseers of Texas Energy Grid Will Resign

Ted "Fidel" Cruz

Screw You McTurtle!!!

Sen. Hawley uses Capitol riot hearing to criticize ex-general who called him 'piece of s--t'

Windows 10 update permanent removal of adobe flash-WHY? I have blocked the update

DNC Will Be More Involved in Midterms Than Past

Texas Power Retailer That Charged Clients Thousands During Freeze Hit With $1 Billion Lawsuit

A Major Ocean Current May Be Hurtling Towards Collapse

Well I almost had a vaccine appointment this morning

The Republicans who confirmed Betsy DeVos have problems with Xavier Becerra? Please

Domestic Terrorism In The U.S. Was Once Again Predominantly From Far-Right Extremists In 2020

Senate Hearing on Law Enforcement's Response to Capitol Attack; Sen. Ted "Cancun" Cruz's Hypocrisy

Gerard Depardieu Charged With Rape, Sexual Assault

Gerard Depardieu Charged With Rape, Sexual Assault

People Find Sealed Boxes Full Of Scared Cats

Rep. Crist asks DOJ to investigate DeSantis

Daphne Caruana Galizia murder: 15-year sentence for Vince Muscat after guilty plea

Seriously?! news stories are messed up!

It wasn't an "intelligence failure" that left Capitol Police unprepared -- it was racism

2/24 Mike Luckovich: Rinse and repeat

Trump's money losing' DC hotel may not survive the pandemic and as bills come due: report

John Prine's Oh Boy Records Gets New Documentary: Watch the Trailer

Held to ransom: Pfizer demands governments gamble with state assets to secure vaccine deal

Kiribati and China to develop former climate-refuge land in Fiji

Held to ransom: Pfizer demands governments gamble with state assets to secure vaccine deal

Tucker Carlson says he couldn't find any evidence that the Qanon conspiracy theory even exists

Beto is on Chris Hayes

A couple of questions about today's Insurrection hearing

Al Jazeera to launch rightwing media platform, Rightly, targeting US conservatives

USPS News: DeJoy Testimony and New Mail Trucks

Detroit judge denies request to toss robocall charges against right-wing provocateurs

Pence Speaks Highly of Trump to Lawmakers

Bills that could bring back electric chair in SC headed to House, Senate floors

Amy Klobuchar shuts down Ron Johnson's conspiracy mongering at Capitol attack hearing

Whoa! The fangtooth moray eel is the stuff of nightmares!

Find Rush?

Mandatory Tuesday Mike Malloy Truthseeker thread! Live and Let Die!

Texas Republicans Prioritized Nonsense Over Winterizing The Energy Grid

More & more of the blogs & Twitter feeds I read are now referring to Trump as "the former guy,"

Some asshole taped an alligator's mouth shut and tossed it in Lake Michigan

Belk files Chapter 11 bankruptcy in Houston, giving the retail icon a lifeline

Texas Proves We Live in a Culture of Toxic Individualism

Georgia GOP Declared 'Open Season' On Black Voting Rights, Rep. Hank Johnson Says

NY Prosecutors Are Looking at Don Jr. In Trump Biz Probe

PM Update: Winds ease tonight, but they'll pick back up Wednesday.

All the ink and airtime spent on a serial cheater, and a proud member of the "I got mine, screw

Chris The Man Hayes Slams Republican Deceit & Complicity In Sedition, Guns, Cancel Culture

Amy K on MSNBC now. Nt

Romney Says Trump Would Win 2024 GOP Nomination If He Runs

Barack Obama reaches out to the 'GOAT of Golf'

Seattle awards over $2.3 million to child care providers amid pandemic

Washington wildlife officials: Leave bird feeders down until April to stop deadly disease

Tom Cotton Is Proposing A Bill To ...

Former Florida congressman fined $456K for campaign scheme

The three fired Capitol security officials seem to be full of shit on no intellegence...

Special event, hosted by Ferguson's own Owens Family

Microsoft tells lawmakers there's 'substantial evidence' Russia was behind devastating hack

Help me out please, cant find SHIT on congress.gov

'Abolish ICE' was a top submission in Minnesota's snowplow naming contest

If you saved $10,000 a day for 4,000 years

Rachel is slapping the hell out of Republican Senators.

Friendly Stray Dog Refuses To Be Rescued Without Her Best Friend

Irish nuns just want "to cheer us up"!

Schools may see a burst of the common cold when they reopen, research suggests

McKendree University hosted a Virtual concert highlighting St Louis music for Black History month

Zoom call adventures

The bloody shirt narrative and how the right turns their own outrages against the left

Moby - We are All Made of Stars [count all the celebrity cameo appearances in this video]

Does the Trump years in the White House make the West Wing obsolete?

The Satanic Temple Says Texas Abortion Laws Violate Religious Liberty. So, They're Filing Suit.

Notorious crime family pleased with Colombia's election chief

NYT headline: Rochester Officers Will Not Be Charged in Killing of Daniel Prude

The president's bosses Part 3: Colombia's mafia

State Rep. Coleman files LGBTQ omnibus bill

Wisconsin company is building new Post Office trucks...

Infrastructure Bill Will Be Done Through Reconciliation

Does this explain Senator Manchin?

Very funny - Trump dancing at Ted Cruz's mariachi party with Bernie & Jr.

NASA Observatories Likely Detect Long-Sought 1987A Supernova Core

"And the man who spurred us on, sits in judgement of all wrong"

The Mendoza Line: Heidi Cruz opening travel agency to help GOP families vacation spouse-free

Wonder what Michael Flynn's brother was doing on Jan. 6 conference call to Pentagon?

NASA Observatories Likely Detect Long-Sought 1987A Supernova Core

Let's talk about Neera Tanden and the status quo....

IF the parliamentarian tosses the wage increase from reconciliation, will 10 Rethugs support 11/hr?

Obama Addresses Racial Slurs, Race Relations And Reparations In Candid Podcast

Lawmakers propose to suspend right to speedy trial over COVID backlog

Tucker Carlson says there is no "QAnon."

Not For Five Cents You Don't

Dumb And Dumber

Everyone knows about blue dog Democrats...now in the flesh!

Call Them For What They Are

I know this request may be in vain, but I hope at least few people might take it to heart.

US Senate seats up for re-election in 2022 that the Democrats are going to win.

What's the most flawed science SciFi TV show or movie?

In between winter storms...a beautiful sunset.

Rudy is an asshole: Golf world rallies around Michelle Wie West following Rudy Giuliani comments

Justin Trudeau says US leadership has been 'sorely missed' during first meeting with Biden

Jeopardy -- hosted by Executive Producer Mike Richards

Robert Reich: HR1 is being voted on next week. McConnell calls it a "power grab" because it:...

State GOP efforts to curb voting options nears fever pitch at Capitol

Ghislaine Maxwell offers to renounce foreign citizenship in exchange for bail

Had he been white; the Cops would have been polite

Now Ted Cruz may be buying his own books through a mystery company

The Daily Social Distancing Show: US Hits 500K COVID Deaths & People Will Do Anything for a Vaccine

Federal judge places U.S. Capitol riot participant from Buford on home detention

This is pretty cool. Budget meal recipes are always welcome

Texans who couldn't work from home because they didn't have power will have to take vacation or forf

The Daily Social Distancing Show: The GOP Is Actively Working to Restrict Voting in Key States

My Brother's Keeper: a former Guantnamo detainee, his guard and their unlikely friendship

Georgia Republican David Perdue won't run against Raphael Warnock in 2022 for Senate seat

I now have a Pooboo!

The U.S. Air Force Just Admitted The F-35 Stealth Fighter Has Failed

Ron Johnson read a blog on the tweeter he thinks explains everything the DOJ, FBI and DHS don't know

Texas Party Store Sells Ted Cruz Piatas After Cancun Fiasco

What happened to all the bills on McConnell's desk?

Sudden decision by Ted Cruz and Richard Burr that health secretary must be a doctor for first time

Josh Hawley is fundraising off lies about the Big Lie

Columbus native who painted Michelle Obama's portrait now featured in Black art film

Film: Jailbreak review - the great, ingenious, Chilean escape

How Russian spies hacked the Justice, State, Treasury, Energy and Commerce Departments: CBS News

The Daily Show: Republicans Release Attack Ad Against Voting

DeSantis Lowers Flag For Limbaugh

People with extremist views less able to do complex mental tasks, research suggests

Seth Meyers - Supreme Court Allows Trump's Tax Returns to Be Released - Monologue 2/22/21

'Deeply alarming corruption': US bill would sanction Honduran president

Parker Petit sentenced to one year in prison, $1 million fine

Seth Meyers: Guest Sec. Pete Buttigieg Reveals How Trump Left the Department of Transportation

The Economics of Nuclear Energy

Lawrence O'Donnell & THE Most Important Message by Lauren Groh-Wargo: Democrats! Get In Formation!

Richard Wolff discusses capitalism & more in the ebook release of The Sickness is the System.

The Daily Dread - Tracking the spread, 2/23/21

Kitty and whipped cream goes full ham

Historical markers about Black Georgians shot, vandalized

FAA orders immediate inspections of some Boeing 777 engines after United failure

Love Brian Williams

Arizona Man Is Accused of Faking Own Kidnapping to Evade Work

in a post 9/11 world, I naively thought the Capitol Police should be ready for pretty much anything

Daft Punk split up after 28 years

Jimmy Kimmel Live: Trump Returns to Tighten Tiny Grip on Republican Party

"Viral Fascism": Travis View On Qanon As A Vehicle For Authoritarian Politics On A Mass Scale

Colombia's 'capital of horror' despairs amid new wave of gang violence

Indigenous protesters in Ecuador demand presidential vote recount

Cobb, DeKalb want attorney's fees for 'meritless' Trump lawsuit

BBC: Hillary Clinton to publish State of Terror novel

Bolivia: Ex-Police Chief Charged Over Sacaba Massacre

My husband and I got our first Covid vaccinations today!

At risk of stealing a page from Donald Trump's book, I'm wondering...

EU And Honduras Sign Agreement To Reduce Illegal Timber Logging

2 selections from Evaristo Felice Dall'Abaco

Abrams' group launches seven-figure ad campaign targeting Georgia GOP voting measures

Rep. Ted Lieu: "This Hearing Illuminated The Chaos That Was Happening That Day" - Katy Tur - MSNBC

Ecuador: Violence kills dozens of inmates at three prisons

Wolfs singing

Why Pence won't speak at CPAC this year?

Omaha-area Republicans fall short in effort to censure Sasse

Southern Baptist Convention ousts two churches for LBGTQ-inclusive policies

Rapper Killer Mike speaks out after South Fulton barbershop damaged in shooting

Feeling Manic Depressive Schizoid Politics

3 from Johann Wenzel Kallivoda

sCREAM

So many dog hugs!

Paulding County DA Donovan arrested on 4 felony charges

Anyone in Bitcoin?

Last Administration 'Decided To Ignore' The Growing Threat Of Domestic Extremism - Deadline - MSNBC

California waiving millions of dollars in state business fees in new COVID stimulus

COVID-19 Vaccination Update - Feb. 23, 2021

Black Lives Matter opens up about its finances

*On the Basis of Sex, on HBO/SHO NOW,

Fireball fell from the sky in Canadian Alberta, turning night into day

bang bang boebert has a contender-- hello kerry donovan!

Rottweiler Adopts Stray Puppy and Makes his Life Happy

FL's 2021 legislative session: A smelly storm of Bad Ideas

Fox prime time marks the 500,000th U.S. pandemic death with the same lies that helped get us there

The "New" Republican Party - The Lincoln Project

MyPillow CEO says boycotts have cost him $65M

District Court orders David Rivera to pay $456K fine after campaign contribution violation

The Cure - From The Edge Of The Deep Green Sea (Live 1995)

Rick Scott wants National Guard out of U.S. Capitol

The Cure - A Forest (Live 1992)

US Senate seats that Democrats will end up winning in 2022.

Another great moment in evolution

All My Dreams [feat. Wendy & Lisa] (Unreleased) 1985

Tevin Campbell - Round And Round (Soul Mix Edit)

Tim Ryan: GOP Spreading Lies During Capitol Riot Hearing A 'Complete Insult' - The Last Word - MSNBC

Pence speaks highly of Trump in meeting and plans to launch a political group

The Cure - A Thousand Hours

ted's daughters thrown under the bus again

The success of Puerto Rico's recovery depends on transparency and input from its people

Marvin Gaye - What's Going On

Fleetwood Mac The Chain Live 1979

Lindsey Buckingham D W Suite - Northern Exposure

Palm Beach County says it won't follow Gov. DeSantis' order to fly flags at half-staff to honor Rush

Wolf Brothers Sing

The Supreme Court is about to hear two cases that could destroy what remains of the Voting Rights

The Cure - Fight

America Can't Let Ron Johnson Get Away With What He Said

The Cure - Kyoto Song

The Seekers - Georgy Girl (1967 - Stereo)

World historical shamelessness

Chemical Burns And Chaos: Cops Shed New Light On Capitol Riot - The 11th Hour - MSNBC

professor put on paid leave after video of him chastising hard of hearing student

Since I Met You Baby - Ivory Joe Hunter

Little Egypt- The Coasters

The Coasters "Charlie Brown" - 1959

The Future - Prince

Billie Holiday - "Strange Fruit" Live 1959 [Reelin' In The Years Archives]

Disintegration

Tommy James & The Shondells - Crystal Blue Persuasion - 1969

We can funk

Chaikovskii's 'Piano Concerto No. 1' [The quite familiar opening, then

Prince - Scandalous

Feel U Up

VIDEO: Onlookers cheer as man flying giant 'Trump 2024' flag at Central Park skating rink gets taken

Short Fat Fannie Jun '57 - LARRY WILLIAMS

Sea Cruise-Frankie Ford-original song

Sly & The Family Stone - Everyday People (Official Video)

Sen. Merkley: GOP Senators Used Hearing On Capitol Attack To Push 'Big Myth' - All In - MSNBC

Rainbow Children

Bernie Sanders on Raising the Minimum Wage, Big Lies from Republicans & Biden's Health Care Plan

Fats Domino - Blue Monday [1957]

The Marvelettes - Please Mr. Postman (1961)

Curtis Lee - Pretty Little Angel Eyes - Original

NEW The 5th Dimension -- Stoned Soul Picnic ᴴᴰ (1968)

Underestimation Of Trump Mob's Violence More Than Mere 'Intelligence Failure' - Rachel Maddow MSNBC

Big Tall Wall (Version 2 - 2020 Remaster)

The Drifters - There Goes My Baby

Stephen Colbert - Monologue and Opening - 2/23/21

;-)

I Wonder U

Five Women - Prince

dir en Grey: ware, yami , tote LIVE

The Chambers Brothers - Time Has Come Today

Mama Cass - Make your own kind of music

Franco really is dead: Last statue of him on Spanish territory removed

275 charged and 400 investigations

Republican committeeman arrested for riot

Judge bans enforcement of Biden's 100-day deportation pause

ABA Passes Resolution Proposed by USVI Bar in Support of 4th Amendment Protections

Kentucky panel says governor, AG should not be impeached

g'nite

Lawsuits filed against auto insurers over rates in pandemic

D.C.-area forecast: Warming up to near or past 60 today!

Federal judge says California can enforce net neutrality law

Stephen Colbert: Journalists Anna Palmer & Jake Sherman Discuss The Capitol Insurrection

South Carolina push to resume executions with electric chair

Can we stop calling an attempted coup a riot

Justin Trudeau Makes Subtle 'Leadership' Dig At Donald Trump During Joe Biden Call

Trump Can No Longer Funnel GOP Money To Himself, But Others Are Doing It For Him

NY Prosecutors Are Looking at Don Jr. in Trump Biz Probe

Ted Cruz Scorned For Fiddling With His Cellphone During Capitol Riot Testimony

Myths and Realities of Manufacturing in Puerto Rico

Why are some Senators against a minimum wage increase in the Covid bill,

Two Trump supporters charged for allegedly threatening officials to overturn the 2020 election

Sen. Amy Klobuchar shuts down Ron Johnson's {R, WI} conspiracy mongering at Capitol attack hearing

Public wildlife, private land: U.S. state seeks to end hunter-landowner disputes

Oversight board warns gov't against enacting Dignified Retirement bill

Exclusive: Bernie ready to roll on roads

Republican-backed voting curbs set for U.S. Supreme Court scrutiny

After Months of Bitter Infighting, VA GOP Selects Drive-Thru Convention at Liberty U

EU sends aid to displaced Palestinians. Israel destroys it

Feds indict six in Alabama virtual schools scheme

Pence speaks highly of Trump in meeting and plans to launch a political group

Wife of Mexican drug kingpin 'El Chapo' held in jail on U.S. charges of helping him run cartel

I love it when guests on MSNBC say "the former guy" when referring to the orange cheetoh. It's nice

CNN: Biden to order review on cracks in critical supply chains

Mexico moves to strip Tamaulipas governor's immunity for alleged organized crime links

Hunger in Central America skyrockets, U.N. agency says

Florida Man Aims Shotgun at Neighbor for Flying Joe Biden Flag, Police Say

Biden to sign executive order aimed at securing critical U.S. supply chains

Happy Husky Literally Says 'No!' When Asked To Come Inside From The Snow

Wednesday TOONs - "We're From The Free Market And We're Here To Help"

Arkansas weather whiplash.

US announces it will seek seat on UN Human Rights Council

Retired NYPD Cop Once Assigned to Secure City Hall Accused of Pipe Attack on Capitol Police

Duke Ellington - Diminuendo In Blue

the boys of boise

Another one... gender reveal turns fatal

Biden's Schedule for Wednesday, February 24, 2021

How Fox News makes Pentagon effort to remove right-wing extremists from the military nearly impossib

17 Blowout Craters Since 2013 In Yamal Region; 3D Modeling Seems To Point To Warming As Cause

Journalists and the looming superstorm of climate disinformation

I review the best rock concert video ever released

Kentucky couple arrested in connection with riots at U.S. Capitol

I review the best rock concert video ever released

Amazon Moving Towards Event Horizon When Forest Becomes Savannah - Loss Of 3-8% Of Remaining Jungle

"Fake Trump supporters".

The NEW Republican Party

FlashbacK: Neera Tanden criticized #Manchin's daughter publicly for price gouging of #epipens

The new Republican Party

'Lynching was treated as a celebratory event': Adrian Younge on the history of US racism

A Radical New Climate Strategy: Leaving Existing Trees In The Ground

Insurance Council Of Texas - Feb 2021 Storm Will Likely Surpass Harvey As State's Costliest Disaster

I'm pulling a Ted Cruz in blame no I did not blame the boog

Denton Municipal Electric Spent $207 Million On Electricity Last Week; Their Budget Is $231 Million

So is Ron Johnson just a useful idiot or

Georgia election chief refuses to back 'reactionary' GOP voter suppression bills

Sen. Hawley uses Capitol riot hearing to criticize ex-general who called him 'piece of s--t'

"If it walks like a duck and quacks like a duck, it's a platypus!"---Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisconsin,

'QAnon Shaman' started questioning his loyalty to Trump after he pardoned Lil' Wayne

Listen to the Mars wind blow in these 1st sounds from the Perseverance rover

Every time I hear a Republican Congress critter lie or attempt to block and obstruct, or even speak,

WHO: Coronavirus deaths down 20 percent worldwide last week

Sen Ron Johnson: "What makes you think they were Trump supporters?" A thread from charged rioters.

GQP, Fux News & All The Rest Busy Building Renewable Energy As The Next Front In The Culture War

FDA review confirms safety and efficacy of single-shot Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine

After hearing postponed, WH says they're NOT pulling Neera Tanden nomination.

The Weekly Pull: X-Men, Nubia: Real One, From Hell, and More

Comics Should Be Cheap (2/24/21)

Soliciting Multiversity: Image's Top 10 for May 2021

The Webcomics Weekly #125: Pyramids are Just Triangles Cubed (2/23/2021 Edition)

Hmmmm, NYPD Chief asks why the secret service brought Pence to the capital when they knew

The Rundown: February 24, 2021

Amend: A Docuseries on Netflix. Excellent series, in my opinion. Watch if you can.

Key aide said Covid was 'the best thing that ever happened' to Biden, book says

Telepopmusik - Breathe

Now you know!

First on CNN: Biden's Covid plan gets backing from more than 150 top business leaders

OK, so I got my two vaccines and waited two weeks to visit my gym.

Do you support or oppose cancelling Neera Tanden for sending mean tweets?

It wasn't a protest, it wasn't a riot...

South Dakota House moves to impeach AG after fatal crash

Tennessee GOP Lawmakers Want To Ban Student-Athletes From Kneeling Following ETSU Protest

'We've been electrified': after success in Georgia, Black organizers look to transform the south

Hundreds of skeletons fill this remote Himalayan lake. How did they get there?

LGBT Identification Rises to 5.6% in Latest U.S. Estimate

Ancient tree tells chaotic tale of Earth's magnetic field reversal

Breakfast Wednesday 24 February 2021

"Government Uses T-Word about the Oath Keepers"

GOP testing ways to make relief package a burden for battleground Democrats

Proven Again

Ex-Lawmaker Fined for Propping Up Ringer Candidate

ready for my close-up

Another reason to boycott Publix. Or, at least, the Publix that is closest to me.

Winslow Homer was born on this date.

My problem with Manchin

Justice Department withdraws support from case challenging rules for transgender student athletes

Republican Hypocrisy Poll

Bring It On Home To Me

Note to TV's talking heads: if you MUST discuss the chances that "he who shall not

Democrats' biggest gains from 2008-2020 came in these Georgia counties

Sen. Hagerty hires adviser known for racist writings at Breitbart and white nationalist connections

Should Trump Sell His Businesses?

Tiger isn't "lucky to be alive" the rest of us are lucky he didn't kill someone innocent

Evangelical Leaders Condemn 'Radicalized Christian Nationalism'

The WHERE of the current *fake* Fox Biden Immigration Facility nonsense. Not the WHO or WHAT.

There are no Black women in the Senate. Will Rep. Terri Sewell run for a seat?

Dogs came to North America with earliest humans: study

Cancel million-dollar-plus Ky. church funding, FFRF insists to FEMA

Minimum Wage By State And 2021 Increases

Something isn't right about a man and woman of color engendering such opposition

The GOP's Ayn Rand death cult: Trump's party is literally killing the American people

An Encounter with Lawrence Ferlinghetti

10 a.m. EST. Watch live: Postmaster General Louis DeJoy testifies before House committee

Texas Proves We Live in a Culture of Toxic Individualism

AP Exclusive: Black Lives Matter opens up about its finances

And a short tale of woe:

The Supreme Court Finally Lets the Light Shine on Trump

Watch live: Biden CIA director pick testifies at confirmation hearing at 10 a.m. EST.

USPS adding up to 165K fuel efficient or electric delivery vehicles

Virginia's GOP just decided on its method to nominate GOV, LG, AG. It's a drive-up "convention" ...

A pocket watch on a chain, swinging back and forth....

Hawley fundraising using Jamie Raskin

Texas disaster puts Beto O'Rourke back in business

Dinesh D'Souza Says Capitol Riots Were 'Just a Bunch of Rowdy People Walking Through a Hallway'

Pure speculation for Olympus Photographers (Oly's future)

House Oversight Committee Hearing coming up @10AM ET - Dejoy in the hot seat!

what do you think about Mike Richards, who is guest hosting "Jeopardy"?

Found this bookmark about Bill Barr (1992) and his history of work that I just couldn't toss.

The Christian Persecution Complex

Watched 2 minutes of Tucker Carlson yesterday on Faux

AOC Tries to Both-Sides Biden Administration on Child Detention, Backpedals Half an Hour Later

Oklahoma man accused of triple murder confessed to killing neighbor and cooking her ...

never stopped

Oklahoma man accused of triple murder confessed to killing neighbor and cooking her ...

Party store unveils pinata depicting Cruz on trip to Cancun

Republicans denying reality is a "dog bites man" story

Food fight: Meat-free school meals spark furor in France

They had shirts made!

Brexit is a machine to generate perpetual grievance. It's doing its job perfectly

Not sure I would want to bust this pinata.

It is some really rich hypocrisy to watch Republicans criticize Neera Tanden for her "tweets" !

Pic Of The Moment: Yeah, I Mean, They Could Have Been Anyone!

Florida man accused of possessing child pornography, sexual contact with dogs

CPAC to put 2020 election claims center stage just weeks after Capitol attack

Black Mariachi Singer 'Timoteo El Charro Negro' Talks About Passion for Mexican Music and Culture

Polk Award for Financial Reporting: Russ Buettner, Susanne Craig and Mike McIntire of The NYT ...

Honestly, if the standard going forward, applied to all, was you can't be a Twitter troll and work

US Senate seats that the Democrats will be going to win in 2022.

Moderate equals fence sitting

America Is Not 'Back.' And Americans Should Not Want It to Be.

Meanwhile, on OAN.......hydroxychloroquine

We're in a s--t place if this clown is the best the opposition can muster

Change the Rules of Engagement ....

Good Day DU (February 24, 2021)

Thomas Jefferson statue, James Madison portrait among artifacts damaged in Capitol riot - officials

Most likely saying goodbye to our beautiful Sr. GSD this afternoon. *UPDATED*

I think it's safe to say that we can retire the "unity" concept

The narrative from the MSM,

MAGA's Moment of Weakness (The Bulwark)

Tanden once criticized CEO for raising Epi-pen price 500%. CEO is Joe Manchin's daughter.

Another good use for a cat

Vampire squid fossil 'lost' during the Hungarian Revolution rediscovered (LiveScience)

Got my first shot yesterday.

JOE BIDEN: 61% APPROVAL

This is even more different. 02-24-21 UPDATE.

Fed chief downplays inflation concerns connected with stimulus (CNN)

The Conspiracies and Cruelty of the Trumpist GOP - The Bulwark

Irrefutable proof. Sidney Powell is not done!

1310 new cases on the AZ Dashboard today, Wed; 43 deaths

Dancing dog has the best time busting a move with her owner

Hey Look, More 'Fake Trump Protesters' Who Are Actually Violent Trump Protesters!

Get. Rid. of. the. Filibuster. Now.

DeJoy set for grilling by House Oversight panel

I don't play golf. I don't watch golf. I'm not a golf fan. I've never seen Tiger play.

California law will send $600 direct payments to low-income residents

Key committee votes postponed in troubling sign for Tanden nomination

Rush Dies and Tiger Woo has a flirt with death...what's bartcop up to?

Fanne Foxe, 'Argentine Firecracker' at center of D.C. sex scandal, dies at 84

The future of QAnon, explained by 8 experts

One race I won't have to spend time worrying about...

Scoop: Biden will call Saudi king ahead of damning report

How Conspiracy Theories Deny Science - Truth Hurts (Vice)

Party Unity...

White House to send 25 million masks to health centers, food pantries

It wasn't an "intelligence failure" that left Capitol Police unprepared -- it was racism.

Crucifix from reclaimed church wood

Texas's deregulated electricity market raised consumer costs by $28B: WSJ

Can You Run for President in Prison?

Republicans In Disarray (McCarthy v. Cheney)

Jill Biden shares what she's looking forward to post-coronavirus

Prosecutors drop drunken driving charge against Bruce Springsteen

Ghana 1st nation to receive coronavirus vaccines from COVAX

How Republicans will sabotage a full accounting of Trump's insurrection

It appears Officer Brian Sicknick is now getting the Seth Rich treatment.

A just monument to the Trump presidency: Bury the 500,000 COVID dead at Mar-a-Lago

Survey finds majority confident in Biden on foreign policy

Eric Boehlert: Democrats demand AT&T, Comcast, Verizon police Fox News' Insurrection TV

YOU raised $115 on 2-23-21 DU for Kansas Fair Maps: Anti-Gerrymandering Fund ($5,000 match ends Sat)

The Gentle People - Groovin' With You

I wish the FBI would leak the insurrection apps and message boards and emails

Feast Your Eyes on the First-Ever Mars 2020 Landing Videos: NOVA

GOP rift on display: McCarthy, Cheney on Trump speaking at CPAC

FBI alert about possible 'war' against Congress reached D.C. and Capitol Police on eve of attack, de

FBI alert about possible 'war' against Congress reached D.C. and Capitol Police on eve of attack, de

Anyone watching the Postal service hearing??? on C-SPAN2

Liz Cheney and Kevin McCarthy trapped in awkward silence after disagreeing about Trump's future

Republican Attorneys General Association and the Capitol Siege

In case you were wondering how Gym Jordan has a job, this is his district. Gerrymandering ....

Got our IRS refund this morning

"ATHLETE"

Pittie Is Best Friends With His Dog Neighbor

Fanne Foxe, 'Argentine Firecracker' at center of D.C. sex scandal, dies at 84

Arkansas lowering eligibility age for virus vaccine to 65

Maricopa County Election Audit Completed

Man returns beached dolphin (porpoise?) to the sea:

Pa. woman linked to 'alien reptile' cult must stay jailed for killing boyfriend

George Clooney Producing Docuseries Alleging Jim Jordan Ignored Sexual Abuse Claims at Ohio State

"Get used to me." -- Postmaster General Louis DeJoy rejects the notion he's "a political appointee"

The Queen Picking Her Nose: Seven Pictures Of Queen Elizabeth Digging For Gold

Black Pumas - Oct 33

We can tell who's boss here:

Hospitals in western Pa. fined for high rates of potentially avoidable medical complications

Democrats' $1.9T Covid aid bill faces the Senate chopping block

Fry's Electronics is shutting its doors for good

Postmaster general apologizes for mail delays

WV, a mostly red state with less than 2M people, is trumping the White House and 81M voters

Trump-appointed federal judge indefinitely blocks the Biden administration's 100-day deportation fre

"My story of working with Governor Cuomo"

Lion vs. Tiger:

Who gets vaccinated next? Florida's the only state that doesn't tell you.

Corgi proves he is as cool as he is clever:

Dog & owl:

Crime Beat: Insurrection Day's Most Wanted -- Pt. 24

Neera Tanden committee vote delayed as alternatives to lead White House budget office surface

Republicans are taking their voter suppression efforts to new extremes.

Listening to the Powell hearing on Bloomberg, all these republicans seem so concerned about debt

North Korea hacked Pfizer because it wants to sell bootleg COVID vaccines on the international black

Cute crocs, adorable alligators:

Rob Portman: Biden Is Contradicting Calls for Unity by Pushing COVID Bill Without GOP Support

SD attorney Gen "I thought I hit a deer" - victims face went thru windshield, glasses in his car

Well I just got a call to put me on a possible call list for a vaccine

Any Good News for Biden Team Today?

DU'ers experience with dental veneers. Anyone had them done? Pros/cons.

NRA sues New York attorney general, says she wants to destroy 'political enemy'

The poster girl for right-wing/GOP/Trump cult hypocrisy

House panel to dive into misinformation debate

Haaland on drilling lease moratorium: 'It's not going to be a permanent thing'

Middle Age Riot tweet:

AOC slams Biden administration for reopening Texas facility to detain migrant children

In Trump Farm Bailout, Top 1% Reaped Nearly One-Fourth of Aid

John Fugelsang tweet:

Romney, you hypocrite aka Biden's Stimulus Bill Is a $1.9 Trillion Clunker

DWI charges dropped against Bruce Springsteen, who pleads guilty to just drinking in the park

How the CNP, a Republican Powerhouse, Helped Spawn Trumpism, Disrupted the Transfer of Power, and...

Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-VA) goes off on Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) during USPS oversight hearing

Top business leaders line up behind Biden's COVID-19 aid plan

Federal grand jury hearing evidence in death of George Floyd

"Department of Community Solutions and Public Safety" - Ithaca NY Police Reform Proposal

Iowa Senate Republicans PASS bill that dramatically restricts voting access.

PA GOP expected to consider censure of Pat Toomey over vote to convict Trump

If there is going to be any positives from this CoVid pandemic I think one will be that business....

538: Biden 49% approve; 49% disapprove (Rasmussen Reports)

The MonsterHunter is at it again!

Why is #RealityWinner still in prison? #FreeRealityWinner #BringRealityHome

Mitt Romney says Trump would win 2024 GOP primary (CNN)

The benefits of Biden's child allowance could be worth 8 times its cost, new report finds

Civil War in the Republican Party looks like this; Liz Cheney against an army of feeble men.

Ensuring transparency and accountability for the Administration of Donald J. Trump

Tanden. Help please, on issues.

Tucker Carlson's insurrection alternate reality

iPhone ideas, and does anyone know if this is available now or not?

Coming to the mouth of the drunk uncle near your soon...

I'm hoping things dont really come in 3's 🥺

Michigan County GOP Censures Fred Upton for Voting to Remove Marjorie Taylor Greene From Committees

GOP is still gaslighting about the Capitol riot: Trump's allies claim coup and QAnon never happened

The Tanden confirmation is such a clear example of the double standard

At the gas station this morning....

Sacha Baron Cohen Says He's Done Playing Borat in Future Films: 'It Got Too Dangerous'

Adjustable prairie dog equipped with advanced auto leveling control..

Wild sheep rescued in Australia shorn of 35 kg fleece

Senate Democrats make final pitch for including minimum wage hike in coronavirus bill

DeJoy must go, Joe

As coronavirus vaccinations continue in King County, issues of equity remain

Feb. 24 is 'Twin Peaks' Day. Celebrate with coffee, cherry pie, road trip to Snoqualmie, Washington

Florida finally gets vaccines from the Biden administration -- hope this helps.

When they're "Our" assholes.

Haaland on drilling lease moratorium: 'It's not going to be a permanent thing'

Weekly Ludi #12

Fry's is no more.

I Am So Sick Of The Narrative - Media And The People Who Are Supposed To Represent Me - Capitol Riot

'Bouquet-throwing contest:' Biden's CIA nominee William Burns gets rave reviews in hearing

FBI witness 1 for the Win

3/4 of all voters, including 60% of Republicans, support Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus plan

Virginia lifting curfew, easing some virus restrictions

The Trump Virus Was The Straw That Broke The Camel's Back

Biden must commit on Louis DeJoy and send him on his way

If Neera Tanden is NOT confirmed, why shouldn't

White House to ship 3 million to 4 million doses of Johnson & Johnson vaccine to states

Special Election Called For TX-6 On May 1 - Here Are The Democrats Running

Two-Thirds of New York City's Arts and Culture Jobs Are Gone

Biden administration is in the process of vetting candidates to nominate to serve on the USPS Board

Got a new wireless keyboard. Should have done it years ago. $34. Awesome!

DeJoy 'apologizes' for slow mail, plans to make it SLOWER

Amber Alert

National Institutes of Health to study 'long-haul' COVID-19 symptoms like brain fog, breathing probl

republicans approved Ryan Zinke, Betsy DeVos, Ben Carson, and Rick Perry

MARCH WEATHER FORECAST 2021: SPRING WEATHER ON THE WAY

Pic Of The Moment: UNITY ...Or As Close To It As You're Going To Get These Days

I received my 2nd Pfizer, Covid-19 vaccine

I think I have found true love .... I just got this email and all she needs is my credit card info

DWI charges dropped against Bruce Springsteen, who pleads guilty to just drinking in the park

Herschel Walker running for Warnock's seat in Georgia is the joke of the date. I knew

Mobster DeJoy at his hearing today, marking his territory like a proper underboss, when asked how mu

A moment of Zen: A female Blackbird having a bath yesterday.

Where the Far Right Goes After January 6

Ok, when you are wrong admit it. There is a Jewish space laser.

Andy Biggs (R-AZ) says that postal delivery was slowed down by BLM and Antifa.

REP. RASKIN ANNOUNCES 2021 CONGRESSIONAL ART COMPETITION FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

Boeing's deepening 787 inspections risk longer delays

Don't be fooled by David Perdue?

Voting Machines In Phoenix Weren't Rigged, Audit Finds

Rush Limbaugh's Home County of Palm Beach Refuses DeSantis Order to Lower Flags

Manchin needs to be threatened with a primary.

Amnesty strips Alexei Navalny of 'prisoner of conscience' status

Cartoons 2/24/2021

Responding to reports that US Capitol Insurrectionists had floor plans of complex on Jan. 6....

Georgia Senate Passes 4 Voting Bills, Including ID For Absentee Applications

Auditor denies Fortney recall group the extra time it seeks

Imagine being an 8yr old little girl -- so hungry that you can't concentrate in your zoom class.

Toby Keith and Scott Emerick - Weed with Willie

Bust of Black hero of Lewis & Clark trip goes up in Portland

The House Judiciary Committee is happening now.

Bust of Black hero of Lewis & Clark trip goes up in Portland

Muriel Bowser's sister dies of covid:

Award for Excellence in Police Reporting

Officials recommend new Chesapeake bridge at existing Maryland crossing.

Oval Office walk-in privileges

The Federal Reserve's system for interbank payments went down

SCOOP: Biden set to nominate three Democrats to USPS board of governors NAMES:

SCOOP: Biden set to nominate three Democrats to USPS board of governors NAMES:

With Regard to the USPS - I Have Had to Switch Carriers

"The board consists of six white men"

New footage shows BLM activist Jorge Gomez was unarmed when LV police killed him (Graphic)

"not drunk" at 7:00AM. 👍

Tell your Representative: Support the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act

Biden is said to nominate three Democrats to USPS board of governors

NEWS: Joe Manchin will support Interior secretary nominee @DebHaalandNM , a boost to her prospects..

Enough of Tiger's accident?

My husband got his first vaccination.

from Jamie Raskin:

A flower in February...

Prince Harry and Meghan donate new roof to Texas women's shelter damaged in storm

Video: Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-VA11) Goes Off On the Odious Rep. "Gym" Jordan During USPS Hearing

Students protest as Utah lawmakers resist changing 'Dixie'

United States vs Billie Holiday Is Rewriting Billie Holiday's Legacy

Pro-Trump Black group that solicited foreign investors is now under FBI investigation

Oregon leads U.S. in armed militia interest, is breeding ground for 'FEMA concentration camps'

Buttergate: Why are Canadians complaining about hard butter?

Tom Nichols tweet:

Heavy Rock Thread. Unusual international origins edition

Monster Hunter World is more than just the hunt

Another good Tom Nichols tweet:

Getting my first dose of the Moderna Vaccine tomorrow morning.

Uff da

Should the 'stimulus' payments be made monthly?

got my first Covid vaccine today in Coralville.. moderna Hubby gets his this afternoon

I don't often get angry...

I got my 1st Pfizer vaccine shot today from the Belmont County

Manchin feeling heat?

This morning there was a vote in the House to name a post office in honor of an 8-year Vietnam POW..

My story of working with Governor Cuomo

Possibly some hope for long-haul covid sufferers:

Just wanna say fuck DeJoy

Manhattan DA subpoenas Bannon financial records - report

The Capitol Building Was Left Un-Defended On Purpose - Who Will Be The First To Say It?

Texas Electric Bills Were $28 Billion Higher Under Deregulation: WSJ

Senate parliamentarian hears arguments on coronavirus relief bill

What's for Dinner, Wed., Febr. 24, 2021

I absolutely love Alexandra Petri. That is all.

Judge Denies Motion To Dismiss Case Against Political Robocallers

Tom Cotton wants to raise minimum wage to $10/hr. The minimum wage is 11/hr in homestate Arkansas..

Can anyone give me a link to the message announcing the current members of MIRT?

The wife and I got the first shot of the Moderna vaccine today at Kaiser

Biden Signs Executive Order On the Economy

TCM Schedule for Thursday, February 25, 2020 -- What's On Tonight: Kiss Connection

Former aide says Cuomo kissed her, suggested strip poker

TCM Schedule for Friday, February 26, 2021 -- What's On Tonight: Starring Laurence Harvey

My story of working with Governor Cuomo

10 Republicans Accused of Voter Fraud in Wisconsin...........

Top 10 Conservative Idiots #10-5: Rush Limbaugh Is A Big Fat Idiot Edition

On this day, February 24, 1994, Dinah Shore died.

Miller tangles with Florida GOP freshman at House immigration meeting

Holy crap we came close to trump getting a 5th seat filled on the USPS governing board

States with the largest share of their land designated farmland.

Cuomo press sec: 'No flight where accuser was alone with the governor, a single press aide & a NYS'

Opinion Senate committee chairs should crack down on Republicans

Architect of the Capitol Outlines $30 Million In Damages From Pro-Trump Riot

repair to Tiger's leg - he is allowing his doctor to report out

I just scheduled my first Covid vaccine jab!! Tomorrow at 11:45!!

Biden literally just live-streamed his conversation with Justin Trudeau and no one covered it.

Close ally of Marjorie Taylor Greene among those in Capitol mob

Close ally of Marjorie Taylor Greene among those in Capitol mob

Close ally of Marjorie Taylor Greene among those in Capitol mob

Bernie: It is outrageous that Netanyahu would use spare vaccines to reward his foreign allies ....

Serious question

Inside a Battle Over Race, Class and Power at Smith College

Manchin will support Deb Haaland for Interior secretary, boosting her chances

Born To Run: Bruce Springsteen, Live NYC

Trump transformed the GOP... but not by very much

U.S. senators weigh paring back Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 aid plan

Time Magazine names Judge Lina Hidalgo a 'Leader' on its TIME100 Next list

Senators like Hawley, Cruz, and Johnson are like prisoners on death row...

Jon Meacham just made an excellent point on Nicolle Wallace's show.

WAPO: Tough article about U.S. violence against boys: Trigger alert: Very graphic

Over 60 House Republicans are pushing a bill to gut workers rights

"Don't you dare..."

It seems many DUers have either received their 1st vaccine or have been scheduled. Curious

Sergei Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto #2: I

Anyone live in Montgomery County Maryland?

OFFICIAL during the storm did you lose power, water, etc?

STOCK MARKET WATCH - Thursday, 25 February 2021

Your Travel Guide to the Rudderless Right-Wing Web After Trump

Because you want to see and attend a golden retriever festival.

Heading for FULL, Feb. 27

Q-Shaman refusing Covid Vaccine in jail

Republicans in Washington are hugely out of touch with the American people.

FL-SEN: Rep. Stephanie Murphy 'seriously considering' bid to unseat Rubio

FL-GOV: Top Florida Democrat makes 2022 play as DeSantis' stock rises

Quote of the Day

Good article on real Roots Music, played by genius level musicians

The 1751 Machine that Made Everything

DeJoy testified under oath that he didn't order overtime cuts at the #USPS that delayed the mail. We

The Psychology of Our Political Crisis - Matthew Cooke

Jim Cooper: How a nation of immigrants can recover from 4 years of exclusion

$30 million + needed to repair the Capitol:

WTF are the Democrats doing with DeJoy

How do I ensure a level, seamless capstone on a retaining wall?

Woman Accused of Stealing Nancy Pelosi's Laptop Appears in Video Making Nazi Salute - bellingcat

GOP is still gaslighting about the Capitol riot: Trump's allies claim coup and QAnon never happened

GOP suddenly cares about mean tweets, just not Trump's (CNN)

Forensic audit discredits GOP's election conspiracy theory in Ariz.

Criminal Charges Could Be Filed Against Texas Utility Companies Over Winter Storm Deaths

Postmaster DeJoy (Luckovich)

Manchin

Mitch McConnell Rejects 1/6 Commission Because It Won't Investigate Black People

538: Why Only 16 Districts Voted For A Republican And A Democrat In 2020

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