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Archives: August 18, 2021

Vincent Van Gogh Visits the Gallery- Vincent & the Doctor- Doctor Who, *Musee D'Orsay, Paris

Alabama Physician Tells Patients Get Vaccinated Or Find A New Doctor

I think I caught a cold.

My eyes!

The Mysterious Palpa Geoglypglyphs

The Mysterious Palpa Geoglypglyphs

Warmest Tent on Earth - Pitching in the Siberian Arctic Winter - Ненецкая палатка чум

heirs of the artist behind the Copenhagen landmark liitle mermaid want a similar statue torn down

Monoclonal antibodies come from (drum roll) aborted fetal tissues

Out running errand today

Sawtooth Range & National Forest

Robert Reich @RBReich: The party of family values just approved a 25% increase in food stamps

Some US Capitol rioters stay defiant, even while pleading guilty

Trump's niece, Mary Trump, asked if he will run again. Hear her reply - CNN

Sawtooth Range from the Wilderness Corridor (My commute to/from off days)

I've never seen a statesman such as Joe Biden

Dogs getting excited when ice cream truck pulls up to their house!

Virus outbreaks temporarily close 4 Texas school districts

COVID booster shots for everyone coming soon? What we know about a third vaccination in the US

Sacklers Threaten to Pull Out of Purdue Pharma Opioids Settlement

Ohio woman sentenced to prison for fatally shooting man who burglarized her home

Republican debate tonight. But Larry Elder not showing up (heard on KABC radio)

Op-Ed: As a doctor in a COVID unit, I'm running out of compassion for the unvaccinated. Get the shot

Will monoclonal antibody treatment for COVID be used strictly for rich, white, pols and fam?

Nat King Cole on 'What's My Line?'

Why Tucker Carlson's response to Afghanistan is reminiscent of post-World War I Germany

DeSantis top donor invests in COVID drug governor promotes (Regeneron)

Astronomers see galaxies in ultra-high definition

The life of Sterling Newton, the 'virtual therapy' golden retriever

Laura Ingraham and Dinesh D'Souza OUTED Gay Students at Dartmouth, Leading to Suicide, Allegedly

As someone who is immunocompromised and 72 years old, I would very much like to know

Wisconsin GOP senator (Andre Jacques), critic of mask mandates has COVID-19

GOP Senator Railed Against Vax, Caught COVID, Then Hid It From Dem Colleagues

Mandatory Tuesday Mike Malloy Truthseeker thread!

Family of protester fatally shot by Kyle Rittenhouse files federal lawsuit

Christian Radio Host Who Called Vaccine 'Government Control' Dies of COVID-19

Prove me wrong....

Just got my recall ballot.

THIS is the defamation suit I'm keeping my eye on

Got my booster appointment tomorrow!


I'm starting a new night time routine with the kittens

How I stopped the Taliban from Closing my School

Lauren Bacall on 'What's My Line?'

Go Rachel

He got a booster and monoclonal treatment even with no symptoms. He knows this is a dangerous virus.

Taliban Takes Afghanistan after 20 years at war - NewsNation Now

Afghan man dies after getting caught in landing gear of C-17 plane out of Kabul

Alex Jones isn't looking too good......wait, that's not Alex Jones?

8K+ Hillsborough Co., Florida students in quarantine/isolation due to COVID-19

CA-GOV: John Cox served a subpoena during tonight's recall debate

'I'm fed up,' says member of Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee's COVID-19 task force

Twitter suspends Marjorie Taylor Greene

When you leave your dog alone for a minute..

'Go Bigger': Progressives Urge Biden To Spend Political Capital Now - The Beat - MSNBC

Nearly 1,000 confirmed COVID cases in Middle TN schools; hundreds quarantined for exposure

What God, quantum mechanics and consciousness have in common

The Real Taliban

Good boy is just doing what he does...

Biden asks Americans to act like grown-ups -- but Republicans are too addicted to being brats

quid pro quos

Nurses and the Pandemic of the Unvaccinated

Texas Supreme Court rules quorum-breaking Democrats can be arrested, returned to House chamber

Three volcanoes erupt at the same time in Alaska, in rare phenomena

Half-Grown Calf Got A Grip

Capitol Police Officer Widow Sues Alleged MAGA Attacker For His Death - The Beat - MSNBC

"Avoiding masks is not in the Bible, but taking care of others is."

Texas Gov. Gregg Abbott tests positive for Covid-19

Florida teacher caught 'terrorizing' neighborhood with racist rant against 'half-breed' kids

Heroic Women-Run Resistance In Ghettos & Nazi Death Camps: New Book, 'The Light of Days'

The first time I saw God.....

The First Great Plague: A Neolithic Apocalypse?

Perhaps Florida Man should try Amazon Prime next time.....

Georgie waiting for ya'all to get over Afghanistan.

A once-vanquished insurgent returns as Afghanistan's likely next leader

NIH hamster study evaluates airborne and fomite transmission of SARS-CoV-2

Another reason I prefer NPR to cable nooz...

Poco - Call It Love


Fox News, Stephen Miller Fan Anti-Refugee Flames Amid Afghanistan Crisis (MSNBC)


Poco - Crazy Love

I am having outrage week. Is it just me?

Paris ISD (Texas) will require masks as a part of their dress code

Who was the reporter from the New Yorker rachel interviewed?

Here's why the Taliban is promising a softer approach to governing Afghanistan - PBS NewsHour

Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s Anti-Vax Group Is Behind Lawsuit Targeting University Mandate

Switchback: One of the Highest Roads in Idaho (Almost 10,000 feet)

Laura Ingraham and Dinesh D'Souza OUTED Gay Students at Dartmouth, Leading to Suicide, Allegedly

A Cornucopia

Bill De Blasio's Universal Basic Income?

Evacuation flights resume from Kabul's airport as U.S. troop levels surge to 4,000.

51yo man attacked by man wielding hatchet in Manhattan ATM

Latest stats from TX shows over 20k new infections, 106 dead

"The spectacular collapse of Afghanistan's military that allowed Taliban to walk ...[Great Article!]

"Faith Over Fear"

Missouri's COVID death rate among nation's worst


"Why Let Them Go to Waste?":America's Most Affluent Class Is Scheming Its Way Into a 3rd COVID Shot

Space collision: Chinese satellite got whacked by hunk of Russian rocket in March

Over the past several years, I have used several different terms to refer to those who STILL

DeSoto County requests Mississippi to open field hospital, state approves COVID testing facility

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries Recounts Jan. 6 Moment When The 'Jackets Came Off' - Mehdi Hasan - MSNBC

Brazil Cattle Linked to Accused Drug Trafficker Sold to Major Companies

A large part why Hillary lost in 2016 was how they misrepresented the Hillary emails, and

Recommendation: Charlie Wilson's War

fuck him

Online sleuths help FBI arrest Michigan bodybuilder caught on video assaulting officer at Jan 6 riot

The Daily Show: Jordan Klepper Recounts His Wild Experiences at Trump Rallies - Beyond the Scenes

The Indigenous rebellion that inspired Peru's independence

Be careful with that Piranha solution.

The RAIDERS are the first team to REQUIRE vaccinations to attend games

An Apple engineer on leave after publicly alleging sexism says co-workers kept a scoreboard to ...

She spread election conspiracies. It ruined her life.

Several years ago in Florida, a Christian Scientist couple was convicted of 3rd degree murder

AZ Gov Ducey doing his best to get kids infected with COVID.

Komanduri: MAGA Gov. DeSantis Makes Trump Look 'Smart' And 'Empathetic' - The Beat - MSNBC

N.M. reinstitutes mask mandate, requires vaccines in high-risk settings

Detroit man accused of threatening to kill Whitmer, Nessel to avoid jail in plea deal

Why George W. Bush's Role In Afghanistan Is Being Overlooked (MSNBC)

Hmm....wonder how QAnon missed the sex trafficking at Sturgis.

Did Biden lie about the state of Afghanistan?

Chris Wallace NAILS Mike Pompeo over Trump's complicity in Afghanistan ON AIR - Brian Tyler Cohen

Seth Meyers - Taliban Declares Victory in Afghanistan - Monologue 8/16/21

Thousands Evacuated In Southern France As Wildfire Spreads

I haven't seen this posted: Lightening hits Washington Monument

Note How Fast the GOP Went From America First, To Blame America First...

Texas Gov. Abbott tests positive for COVID

Seth Meyers: Guest CNN's Dana Bash Breaks Down the Taliban's Afghanistan Takeover

I don't usually linger after Rachel to watch Lawrence O'Donnell, but tonight he was on a tear...

Georgia Moves to Take Over Fulton County Elections

Terrifying images show fiery column looming over Caldor Fire near Lake Tahoe

Former judge accused of abusive behavior -- by another former judge

Last song. It's the damn Blasters and they flat out kill this song

My sons are annoyed by my refusal to read fiction, but without telling them, I may read...

How the Taliban Took Over Afghanistan. Again. Start Here - Al Jazeera English

Roman Britain: Did Officials Throw Prisoners To The Lions? Bronze 'Key' Handle, 1st Discovery

Plant-based recipes

Afghan Activist Speaks Out Amid Taliban Takeover - NowThis News

Utah Governor- we sent a letter expressing our desire in helping those who are fleeing Afghanistan

I hope we are ready for the battle over Afghan refugees

Paris ISD (Texas) will require masks as a part of their dress code to thwart Greg's Executive Order

Occupy Democrats-Our brutal new video exposing #TalibanTrump

Paris ISD (Texas) will require masks as a part of their dress code to thwart Greg's Executive Order

So many things to be upset about - what is your biggest concern?

Trump and Pompeo shut out Biden's team during the transition on all things relating to Afghanistan

Trump Calls Taliban 'Smart' As They Take Over In Afghanistan ( MSNBC)

Disco Inferno, Burn, Baby Burn: The Trammps

Where did all those strange loud RWers on TV come from?

Texas Democrats Wish Gov. Abbott A Speedy Recovery After Testing Positive for COVID-19

Is Ron DeSantis's Fox News Obsession Backfiring on Florida?

Nikki Fried's emarks tonight to the Florida Board of Education

How Dorothy Oliver Got 94% Of Her Alabama Town Vaccinated - The Last Word - MSNBC

A flower in Los Angeles, complete with bee!

100 Year Hall, West Germany, 1972

Brazil: Lula likens Bolsonaro to former US President Donald Trump

U.S. Trying To Get Thousands Of Americans And Afghans To Safety - The 11th Hour - MSNBC

This man is so serene. I love his channel.

Pablo Cruise - Love Will Find A Way

This man is so serene. I love his channel

Facing a pandemic, more Michigan workers turned to unions

What is to become of the women of Afghanistan? - NewsNation Now

Cats vs Indoor Sinkhole (Can Cats See Optical Illusion)?

You just can't win with some people

Lawrence: 'Everything About Vietnam Was Much Worse Than What Has Happened In Afghanistan' - MSNBC

NRA hid spending millions on Wayne LaPiere's taxable benefits from the IRS

The missing whisky bottle

A's pitcher Chris Bassitt carted off field after being hit in the head by a line drive

Texas school board finds loophole in Abbott's mask mandate ban

London Quireboys - I Don't Love You Anymore

Williamson County to sue Austin over hotel for people transitioning out of homelessness

Dog- Mine! Get off. Kitten- Fat chance Goldie!

Moderna set to begin human trials of AIDS vaccine this week

Moderna set to begin human trials of AIDS vaccine this week

Is there any explanation why Covid doesn't affect some people at all?

Listening to BBC interviewing Texans about masks..

The MSM has Afghan people on their shows ...

Amid Backlash over Collin College's Mask Policy, COVID Kills Student and Dean

Black Student Athlete Says Navarro College Cop Racially Profiled Him

COVID-19 hospitalizations of people under 49 hit a record high in US - ABC News

Chile's record-breaking drought makes climate change 'very easy' to see

Amid Mask Battle, New Effort Emerges to Bail Out Defiant School Districts

Why Eight Months Later? What We Know About Covid Vaccine Boosters - The 11th Hour - MSNBC

Eight-Foot-Tall, 1,600-Year-Old Statue of Pagan Deity Found in Ireland

Polk County towing company owner who killed customer accused of predatory towing; arrested

How Many Texas Schools Still Have Confederate-Linked Names?

Family found body parts at crash site more than a week later

Maryland-based non-profit setting up homes for Afghan refugees,

DEA seizes more than 700 million pills in Fort Bend County

NASA is Offering You the Chance to Live Like You're in Outer Space -- on Earth

Afghan Women Journalists Stalwart In Face Of Taliban Takeover - Rachel Maddow - MSNBC

Vaccinated Texas Gov. Abbott Covid Positive After Hobnobbing At Maskless GOP Event - TRMS

Today's Doonesbury: We could have won the war ...

Murder Charge Dismissed Against Former Houston PD Officer Linked To Deadly Harding Street Raid

The Awkward Trumpy Truth About Afghanistan's Likely New Taliban Leader - Rachel Maddow - MSNBC

Afraid to carpool (cartoon)

Trump threatened the Afghan President into brokering a deal with the Taliban.

Stephen Colbert - Monologue, Interview from Kabul and Opening - 8/17/21

Greg Abbott's $250 million in funding for a border wall likely to get him 20 miles, report suggests

Indiana Court of Appeals says Holcomb can end pandemic unemployment, but payments continue

Why so many posts about Trump's comments on DU?

Whew, so glad this isn't the General Discussion forum......I JUST CAN'T TAKE IT NO MORE.

I think Labour may be screwed - the corporate-brand-speak people have taken over

Preservationists call for help for endangered Indiana buildings

Putin's puppet gave terrorist in Afghanistan everything they wanted,

Upbeat New Republic article about 2022 midterms

The criticism continues: Legislators faced harsh comments from citizens during public hearings

Texas School District Swerves Around Abbott's Mandate Ban by Adding Masks to Dress Code

Haiti earthquake: Death toll reaches nearly 2,000

Texas school district makes masks part of dress code to get around Gov. Abbott's order

Deerhead owner defends viral Facebook post saying 'free money' prevents hiring

Federal program to cut bus emissions gets a Senate mandate: Some buses must pollute

Vaccinated Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry tests positive for virus

Rush Hour: Evacuations continue from Afghanistan after Taliban takeover - NewsNation Now

Prosecutor exposes lies, questions Durst's credibility

MSNBC's egregious misrepresentation of 'BREAKING NEWS'

A tale of two countries (could the difference be any starker?)

fired HR exec deletes files and wrecks the system on her way out. Convicted. faces 15 yrs in prison

Pharmacist Arrested For Selling Covid Vaccine Cards On eBay, Feds Say

Behind the scenes at chaotic evacuation of Kabul airport (CNN)

Special needs kitten

Taliban leader personally thanks Donald Trump for getting him out of prison and making his dream...

I breached the feeding order protocol, this morning. Sophie is highly offended

Biden's Schedule for Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Lawmakers celebrate Illinois' role in distribution of penicillin

From The Good News Network: Happy 85th Birthday to Hollywood star Robert Redford.

Red-Flag Fire Warnings In Nine Western States; Dixie Fire At 604,000 Acres & 1,100 Structures Burned

This Video Was Taken At 4:00 PM Sunday 8/15 By A Driver Near Spallumcheen, BC

Today in history! Hendrix Closes Woodstock

Pritzker signs bills to aid seniors, veterans

US Transport Secretary Pete Buttigieg and husband welcome child

GOP says census data proves new maps illegal

It's my birthday today, and I just found out it's Robert Redford's birthday, too!

Monday morning, August 18, 1969, Bethel, New York: let's wrap this thing up.

That coddlin' town . . .

Breakfast Wednesday 18 August 2021

By The Time Klamath River Dams Come Down, Will The Wild Salmon Fishery Still Exist?

As usual, our MSM does everything it can to support the Republicans.

If you listen to the MSM you would believe that we are supposed to bring every Afghan female to

Wednesday TOONs - The Blame Game

Pakistan's Pyrrhic Victory in Afghanistan Islamabad Will Come to Regret Aiding the Taliban's Resur

Long, Interesring Book Excerpt From Stephen Pyne On The Pyrocene

Brothers Young & Friends - Galax Old Fiddlers Convention 2021

Everything about them is preposterous and nonsensical, but we are the irrational ones? 👀

Joe Scarborough just said Biden's approval dropped to 46% in a snap poll

The Weekly Pull: X-Men: The Trial of Magneto, Kang the Conqueror, Eat the Rich, and More

Esketa Dance

Comics Should Be Cheap (8/18/21)

The Webcomics Weekly #150: Anniversary (8/17/21 Edition)

The Rundown: August 18, 2021

If Congress is so outraged, and "anonymous" Govt. folks are as enraged

Jeffrey Toobin is Chump's new BFF

Are they still trying to secure the airport at Kabul ?

How can you distinguish between the Afghan translators and people who just want to leave?

U.S. housing starts fall sharply in July

This French Bulldog Does The Cutest Trust Falls

Heir: Sacklers won't settle unless freed from opioid suits

President Trump's Disgraceful Peace Deal with the Taliban (TIME 2020)

COVID infected Greg Abbott plays Republicans for fools as he infects them. The psychopathy is DEEP!

Taliban in power may find themselves fighting their own insurgents

Brett Favre urges no tackle football for kids under 14

Elite Treatment for Texas Governor

Former State Department official and combat veteran @MatthewPHoh

help with identifying seed pod

In all the noise and words being spewed by talking heads, Lawrence O Donnell made sense to me,

Afghans scramble to delete digital history, evade biometrics

My local hospital suffered a ransomware attack

Even If Effective Climate Action Starts Now, Things Will Get Hotter & More Unstable For Decades

KISS drops 'past his prime' David Lee Roth from tour: Gene Simmons

Taliban violently disperse rare protest; 1 killed, 6 wounded

"Too many people are pretending Covid's a big deal." . . . Please come CAPTION Fox & Friends!!!

Roberto Clemente was born on this date.

Past or present jury members:


Texas Governor tests positive for Covid.

Bridge washed out...

August 17, 1962: Murder of Peter Fechter at the Berlin Wall (Graphic image)

( Vaccinated Parents) Slidell mom's 4 kids test positive for COVID-19, youngest 2 hospitalized

What Gentrification Means for Black Homeowners

Jeez guys. let's finish the 1/6 investigations first. Fascism is knocking on our door

Carrie Underwood's new album

BREAKING: "UAE has welcomed Ashraf Ghani and his family on humanitarian grounds."

Sarah Chayes on Afghanistan

A Taliban Leader Emerges: Hunted, Jailed and Now Free

Why the worst parts of work can't easily change

On this day, August 18, 1977, Steve Biko was arrested. He never saw another day of freedom.

Rickie Lee Jones, "Rodeo Girl"

Northern California wildfire triples in size, forcing thousands to evacuate

Life imitates art.

A female reporter asked some Taliban fighters about the role of women in politics and they giggled

Morgan Harper, progressive Dem has announced she is running for the US Senate for Ohio

Taliban fire into crowd, beat protesters: reports

TLP: Monster Trump Rally!

Florida Board of Education votes to punish schools that require masks as COVID spikes

The Taliban's secret weapon: security

President Ashraf Ghani escaped with $169m worth of cash in bags before Kabul fell

I haven't watched any news since Sunday night - a real oddity for me.

Happy Birthday to the groundbreaking bass legend Larry Graham

Home-builder confidence sinks to lowest level in over a year as home prices soar

Smile - Judy Garland


Biden administration will start offering booster shots to all Americans on Sept. 20

Teachers' union backs school vaccination requirement

Nuclear scientists hail US fusion breakthrough

Panel appointed to investigate Fulton election problems

Biden has the Taliban by the financial short hairs...

Reminder: Joel Greenberg's sentencing is tomorrow at 9:30 AM

Former President Ghani should be indicted for stealing public funds

The scale of outrage in coverage by the MSM between the Taliban takeover and and the attempted

FIL is on a California recall mission

President Biden announces Covid boosters for all Americans being approved. Beginning Sept 20!

How pro-gun laws endanger the rest of us and hamper police work.

The FBI Keeps Using Clues From Volunteer Sleuths To Find The Jan. 6 Capitol Rioters

Good Morning Osprey

Team MAGA Goes Full Nativist On Afghan Refugees: "Not one Afghan should be coming to America"

California Gubernatorial Recall - Newsome and Democrats Should Run Ads Featuring Texas and Florida

Kudos for this fellow. Need more like him to speak up.

The Gaetz and Greene Clown Show coming to Des Moines, Iowa Aug. 19th

These 16 Republicans voted against speeding up visas for Afghans fleeing the Taliban

LIVE: Press Briefing by White House COVID-19 Response Team and Public Health Officials

Fed-up doctor tells anti-vaxxers they're on their own

Seeing self IDed male conservatives suddenly worried about Afghan women under Taliban rule

Max Bruch Violin Concerto #1

Yellow fever vaccines, just in case (seriously) if you need one to travel....

Why Biden was so set on withdrawing from Afghanistan

Max Bruch Violin Concerto #1

Ousted Afghan President Ashraf Ghani fled to UAE, country says

death toll in Haiti 2,000

Ousted Afghan President Ashraf Ghani fled to UAE, country says

CDC briefing not on faux news, they really don't care about their viewers

Watching the CDC measured briefings on COVID updates puts into continued

We all have that one friend when it's time for a photo..

The new US Air Force secretary wants to 'scare China'

Our View: GOP Another shadow over Hagedorn

My cousin just blocked me on Facebook

Clarissa Ward on Colbert last night reported that they were told by the government that they didn't

TCM today, Robert Redford

Fox's Maria Bartiromo Falsely Reports 241,000 US Deaths as Result of Afghanistan War

Anyone heard...

Team MAGA Goes Full Nativist On Afghan Refugees

2402 new cases on the AZ Dashboard today, Wed.; 37 deaths

Just got back from Maine

Updates: Tornado watch issued, runs until 8 p.m. as remnants of Fred pass the D.C. region.

Bear I was walking, minding my own business. Then suddenly coming around the corner...

When your favorite song comes on....sound up!

The rush to judgment and hysteria from media wasn't necessary. Actually, it was embarrassing

The race is between how soon the vax will be ok'd for

Biden proposes long-awaited overhaul to U.S. asylum system

Biden as the fall guy for the disastrous failures of the Military/Industrial/Complex

White House says a 'fair amount' of US military equipment provided to Afghans is now in Taliban hand

Inside the warped world of incel extremists


Afghan reporter to NATO chief: 'Please don't recognize the Taliban'

My cousin has had a serious medical problem and I am here to post her go-fund-me.

Well, now I wait...

found this interesting

Taliban Won't Rule Out Cutting Off Hands as Punishment

Afghan Political Speculation

Pence slams Biden over 'disasterous' Afghanistan withdrawal

found this interesting

Official DNC position on question 2 on the recall ballot

QAnon 'Queen's' Followers Are Sending Insane Anti-Vaxx Notes to Hospitals

Andrew Cuomo's Unfinished Business

US officials destroyed Afghans' passports as they evacuated the Kabul embassy

QAnon 'Queen's' Followers Are Sending Insane Anti-Vaxx Notes to Hospitals

Poland Sends 900 Troops to Border, Erecting Barbed-Wire Fencing to Stop Belarus Migrants

Shelter only had two pit bulls left - guy races to get them adopted!

Fox falsely claims taking Regeneron after infection is "basically still getting vaccinated."

Turkey Deploys Soldiers to Iran Border to Stop Possible Afghan Migrant Surge

Democrats have finally identified the greatest threat to voting rights -- the Supreme Court

Serious question - how many of the Slobfather's tools were working at the

Adorable Rottweiler plays dead and has to be revived!

Yeah. Biden fucked it up!

Suspected Russian operatives tried to stir far right outrage about COVID-19 on 4chan

Now trying to stop Ohio from voting

NATO allies pledge to accept more Afghan refugees following US withdrawal

Dear President Biden,

GOP Senator Railed Against Vax, Caught COVID, Then Hid It From Dem Colleagues

Afghan President fled with $169M - "bags full of U.S. dollars"

Thank goodness for Amy Goodman's news and perspective, speaking truth to power.

Pacific Northwest nonprofits prepare for refugees from Afghanistan

US Senate seats that the Democrats will win in 2022 by a solid to slight margin.

Dueling douchery governors...

Widespread power outage in West Seattle, White Center

COVID19 attacked a family in the Vail School District in Vail, AZ outside of Tucson

New Pokey LeFarge music

Because sometimes... You just need a little Elvis

Maritime Gig Festival Canceled Due To COVID-19 Concerns

Alabama's hospital system has a "negative" number of ICU beds available.

Was there really any doubt that once Trump became involved with Afghanistan....?

When Cats play Pokemon Go

Florida cases highest since pandemic began, deaths unexplainably dipped to lowest since beginning

Is it just me, or is "Nuremberg Code" the latest anti-masker catchphrase du jour?

Florida Democrats want $5 billion for Everglades restoration in $3.5 trillion spending bill

Hell awaits those who are even mildly amused by this!

Damn. I hate agreeing with Dan bongino

About 20,000 Mississippi students in quarantine for COVID-19 exposure

Vaccine question about booster shots:

Where's My Ballot?

School Dress Codes! - A creative way to flip off child murdering red state governors.

When you're in a GREAT mood!

U.S. sends hundreds of ventilators to Florida as Covid surge continues

I am not interested in the opinions of the last three administrations on Afghanistan.

Please explain to me why we are concerned about the way we left Afghanistan

Biden was my first choice as POTUS from the beninning.

Watching the grandkids, I said to my wife These kids will have deal with variants after we're dead.

While it takes more than 50% of the voters to remove the Governor from a recall,

How Many Other Republicans Already Got Their Booster Shots Like The Texas Governor?

The one thing that could have changed the course of history and prevented this disaster?

First case of Covid in New Zealand in six months is of the Delta Variant

If you're on Facebook... how many "Facebook Friends" do you have?

Posted without comment

friendly reminder....

Texas couple who declined to get covid vaccine die, leaving four children orphans

Cartoons 8/18/2021

Judge: USPS must turn over DeJoy conflicts docs

COVID-19 patients are again filling Snohomish County ICUs

trump's first cabinet meeting at Camp David:

I just want to say CNN reporter Clarissa Ward is incredibly brave.

'Fast and Furious 10' Will Hit Theaters in April 2023

Tropical Depression Fred threatens mudslides in New York

Uzbekistan not keen to admit Afghan refugees fleeing Taliban

I just saw something elsewhere that showed a picture of the C-130 in Afghanistan.

'Do not give up': Americans help Afghans in new homeland

The Hidden History of the First Black Women to Serve in the U.S. Navy

Fueled by winds, largest wildfire moves near California city

Some things not being said about Afghanistan (or at least not often enough.)

I've noticed recently my likes on YouTube are no longer saved.

Ilhan Omar responds to 'hateful rhetoric' by Fox News hosts about refugees: 'Not surprising'

ICU Doc Shows What 'Anxious and Scared' Gov. Greg Abbott Did After COVID-19 News

Chuck Todd pulls another Todd ...same old nonsense

Life among the unvaccinated imitates Art in King Ronald's Florida.

"Socialist" magazine editor fires almost all staff because they were organizing a worker's co-op

Senator Ted Cruz may have used up $153,000 in campaign funds to buy his own book

Witness to MyPillow CEO incident says it was no 'attack'

Some help, please. I'm searching for an Afghanistan-related thread

Jerusalem - Last Night of the Proms

The head of the British Armed Forces said they're collaborating with the Taliban so Kabul stays calm

Peru Foreign Minister Hector Bejar resigns after suggesting Shining Path rebels had CIA support

Peru Foreign Minister Hector Bejar resigns after suggesting Shining Path rebels had CIA support

Can anyone guess what this ad is selling?

Gov. Ron DeSantis's (R-FL) new anti-mask line:

After the latest Census numbers, brace yourselves for one helluva hissy fit Opinion

Gov. Ducey announces $163M in grants for schools without mask mandates

How to help with efforts in Afghanistan

Lauren Boebert Doubles Down On Her Praise For Taliban

Governor Newson needs to make the recall a referendum on vaccination and masks

What does Sharia law say about this debauchery?

Maricopa County starts process to recoup $2.8 million from AZ "frauditors" for new equipment

WAPO OPED: Jen Rubin: A primer on false narratives about Afghanistan

Is Venmo a legit payment vehicle for campaigns? Boebert under FEC Investigation for $6650 Venmo.

DeathSantis supports some getting Regeneron as a "preventative," without testing positive

When your favorite song comes on:

14 children with disabilities sue Abbott to end ban on mask mandates in schools

Enjoyin' the heat, memories, chippin' away at one less thing a day

When pupper thinks you're not watching:

Let Me Get This Straight, Re: Anti-Vaccine MORONS

I'm sure this will be viewed as a "dumb" question about the boosters...

Have you herd?

"And it came to pass after four of the longest years since the continents rose from the sea

FOX News requiring all employees enter vaccination status into data base, enforcing mask mandates

Third Pfizer dose 86% effective in over 60s, Israeli HMO says

A mom of 4 who died of covid days after her husband makes a wish: 'Make sure my kids get vaccinated'

Understanding Joe Biden (the big picture)

Business is business, right?

MeidasTouch "Why Trump deserves the blame for the Taliban taking Afghanistan."

NRA Must Be Dissolved After Failing to Clean Up Misconduct, New York Says

Bellowing anti-vaxxers terrify Walmart workers with execution threats --and it's all caught on video

Due to COVID19 infections, my school district just extended the virtual learning fr 8/20

Dogs and thunder any ideas how to stop the fear.

As of this morning, S.F. Giants can finish with 99 wins just by playing .500 ball

Update on Oakland A's Chris Bassit:

Winning the GA US Senate seat in the 12/22 or 1/23 runoff will keep Democrats in the majority.

Aspirin Trialled As Potential Treatment For Aggressive Breast Cancer

Happy hoppy baby goat:

Who Else Thinks TFG Personally Benefitted From The Taliban Surrender? Took A Bribe?

Trump allowed this pesticide to stay on the market. Under Biden, EPA is banning it.

The Hidden History of the First Black Women to Serve in the U.S. Navy (Cross post from Lounge.)

Anyone else get a text message from bottom feeder PaffRATh's campaign?

Had a family member evacuated in California yesterday

Tornado watch in DC area

Scarlett Johansson Gives Birth, Welcomes First Baby With Colin Jost

19 minute interview with Clarissa Ward CNN's international correspondent in Kabul

The planet is in peril. We're building Congress's strongest-ever climate bill

U.S. Hospitals Are Running Out Of A Crucial Covid Drug Amid Delta Surge And Worldwide Shortages

Found while getting away

Biden will require nursing homes to mandate staff vaccinations or lose federal funds

How do you jokers keep getting trapped in time loops. It's not even hard to get out

Update, My nephew with Covid is holding his own...and hubs got a better job in a industry

LIVE: Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, Gen. Mark Milley, hold news briefing

Going Up The Country

Carvalho to state: Miami-Dade Schools will 'do the right thing' despite consequences

State Department Deputy Secretary Wendy Sherman holds a briefing about Afghanistan

Illinois court sides with transgender woman in her 10-year battle with Hobby Lobby over the right to

So... What is the connection between DeSantis and Regeneron...

Ring of Fire- Johnny Cash, The Outlaws, Highwaymen Live

Dems off to a good start in defeating the American Taliban recall effort in California

Top Democrats Promise Afghanistan Investigation

Have some functions been turned off?

As if grocery shopping wasn't stressful enough ....

Times are changing on the internet

Jeff Toobin should stick to whacking off during zoom calls

Shark alert on Long Island...

The US should move its operation to Bagram Air Field?

If anyone had any doubts about Maggie Haberman's predilection for Trump

Remember Trump's surprise withdrawal from Syria?

'Don't come here'-Swedish city of Gavle flooded after DOUBLE a month's worth of rain falls overnight

What a difference a week makes

It Ain't Me Babe

Was up at the VA for a Cscan and saw a bunch of vax signs, so I asked...

Any idea what is in people's minds when they wear the mask below their nose?????

Wowzie, does anyone have an explanation for the wall to wall attacks on Biden re Afghanistan?

I have a box turtle in my bathtub

Girl Raises Four Orphaned Baby Red Squirrels In The Middle Of The Forest

Remember back when smoking was no longer allowed in public.

The planet is in peril. We're building Congress's strongest-ever climate bill Bernie Sanders

Morning Joe talks all the time about the Red Sox and Yankees

Thought experiment: Trump takes dirt nap, DeSantis 2024 ?

Texas School District Requires Masks, Found Dress Code Loophole To Bypass Ban, Gov.'s' Exec. Order

Pres Biden to get Dept of Ed to challenge mask mandate bans

Mandating vaccines for state employees

President Biden Delivers Remarks on the COVID-19 Response and the Vaccination Program

Afghanistan: Desperate women throw babies over razor wire, asking British soldiers to take them

Re: Rand Paul Investing In Remdesivir. Remind Me Again Why This Is NOT A Scandal?

Comedian Sean Lock dies aged 58

I am even more lost now than I was when I last posted about Afghanistan...

Census Suffered Major Cyberattack

Proof of vaccination status required for Maryland hospital workers, nursing home staff, Hogan says.

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FBI joins criminal probe in Colorado voting equipment breach

Mike Pompeo prioritized oil and Saudi relationship after Jamal Khashoggi's murder.

Waiting on anti-vaxxer MAGAS

Biden speaking on vaccines. Up 4:32. EST pandemic of the unvaccinated. N/T

US Capitol rioter sentencing delayed after online sleuths uncover new footage

FOX News internal vaccine passport?

Nobody Cares Who Lost Afghanistan It's not a political liability for Joe Biden - Bill Scher

I've literally Chopped cable news most of the day and night

A shout out and thank you to Biden for ending the farce that was the US occupation of Afghanistan

Toobin to Attorney General: Don't prosecute Donald Trump

Our media are attacking President Biden more than President Ashraf Ghani who fled and caused

"An act of love": Pope Francis urges us all to get the COVID-19 vaccine

An observation: Seattle does not have walk-in instant COVID testing sites.

Any administrative assistants/word processors out here?

Gen. Milley: "nothing that I or anyone else saw that indicated the collapse of...this government"

US Senate seats that the Democrats will win in 2022 by a safe to tilt margin.

DC Tunnel History Site Flagged Suspicious Activity Before Capitol Insurrection

Sootie's got some bling!

What's for Dinner, Wed., Aug. 18, 2021

Vaccine religious exemptions and the right to work law.

When the execution leaves a bit to be desired, but you stick the landing

Biden: "We're not going to sit by as governors try to block and intimidate educators..."

Kushner friend Ken Kurson, pardoned by Trump, charged by Manhattan district attorney

How CDC data problems put the U.S. behind on the delta variant

Interesting,amazing, fascinating- and a bit scary

"We will not accept presidential pardons as get-out-of-jail-free cards for the well-connected in NY"

Fact Check the online 'media' (APFactCheck)

Video: American soldiers help rescue Afghan woman climbing onto perimeter wall in Kabul

Blaming Biden is ludicrous.

State Sen. Andre Jacque, critic of mask and vaccine mandates, hospitalized with COVID-19

Mike Pence and the Taliban - Trae Crowder

Has anyone here ever gone streaking?

Finally, it broke. I hope.

Corporate Media Shows Its Whole *** In Question To Biden Administration - The Rational National

How Men's Rights Groups Helped Rewrite Regulations on Campus Rape

Heads up! August's full Sturgeon Moon 🌝 reaches its peak this Sunday morning,

Monty Python- Bridge of Death

White Man ARRESTED After Shooting Into Black Family's Home - The Damage Report

Tenn Dad's Defense Of Mask Mandates Goes Viral

'The party is morally bankrupt:' Ex-staffers call for GOP chair Carnahan's ouster

Biden says he did not see a way to withdraw from Afghanistan without 'chaos ensuing'

Ted Cruz DESTROYED By CNN - Rebel HQ

Allowing a religious exemption, to evade society protecting vaccines,

Love -it - No vax, you aren't going to see the Saints in person

Remember when the Russians got caught offering bounties on Coalition soldiers through the Taliban?

Pretty Polly

Comedian Owns Q-Anon Crowd - Steve Hofstetter

My latest pet peeve - and yes, it's absolutely trivial.

"FOX NEWS". Was the joke on us from the beginning?

Seems DU is too often becoming a link to Twitter feeds

It has become apparent that, in recent days, people

Beneath an Evening Sky

George Takei tweet:

Washington State mandates indoor masks and school employee vaccines.

How sleezy are the Ontario Doug Ford Conservatives:

Raleigh Durham area expecting Afghan refugees

Tiedrich tweet:

Ken Kurson, pardoned by Trump, hit with state felony charges


Years in the making, R. Kelly sex abuse trial gets underway

US Senate seats that the Democrats will win in 2022 by a Solid to Slight margin.

Stock updates: Stocks post back-to-back declines after FOMC minutes signal more talk of tapering

First polls show mixed picture on Rubio-Demmings race

Tweet of the evening:

Biden asked if there were any mistakes withdrawing. See his response (CNN)

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Danny DeVito backs Nabisco boycott amid strike

There's Overwhelming Support for Vaccine Mandates

Biden should make a request of Donald Trump, as a statesmen, diplomat, and former President...

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U.S. troops could remain in Afghanistan beyond Aug. 31 to evacuate Americans, Biden tells ABC News

Afghanistan veteran DESTROYS Stephen Miller on national TV - Brian Tyler Cohen

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Woman comes face-to-face with snake in Australia supermarket

Far Away Places - Bing Crosby

Paris, Texas gets around Abbott's mask ban ...

Did Cancun Cruz use campaign money to buy his own book

Nikki Haley Condemns Biden's Taliban Negotiation, Ignores Trump Did It Too

US, German & French Troops arrive at Kabul Airport

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Brazilian bishop resigns days after sexual video circulates

Federal officials press GOP Rep. Lauren Boebert over apparent personal use of campaign funds

Guess who my new avatar is without doing a google search

A Rightwinger Got One on Me

We're Going to Hang Out Our Washing on the Siegfried Line

TFG Calls Former Afghan President 'Total Crook,' Says 'He Got Away With Murder'

You can't evacuate tens of thousands of people in the cloak of darkness.

Cardinal Raymond Burke in serious condition after contracting COVID-19

When Mike Pompeo was in Doha meeting with the Taliban (without the Afghan Government), Emily Murphy

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Colorado's Boebert discloses husband's work for energy firm

Afghanistan Low on Physical Cash After Taliban Takeover as Reserves Held Outside Nation

On this day, August 18, 1943, Carl Wayne of The Move was born.

Faint signs of life from OM digital solutions, formerly Olympus.

U.S. Surgeon General Explains Science Behind Third Booster Shot (MSNBC)

Miami, Tampa Schools Demand Masks in Defiance of DeSantis

Americans rank George W. Bush as the president most responsible for the outcome of the Afghanistan

Doctor asks this guy "So, what brings you here today"?

I am so very GD PISSED Right now - FEDEX can kiss my ass Anti-vaxers come at me bro

Don't forget Trump wanted to invite the Taliban to Camp David.

Brazilian indigenous canoers eyeing Olympic glory

Who's to blame?

Biden to make COVID-19 nursing home staff vaccinations a condition for receiving Medicare, Medicaid

Movement for Black Lives: Feds targeted BLM protesters

Tennessee Dad BLASTS Anti-Masker Parents - Indisputable with Dr. Rashad Richey

Isn't DeSantis Ruining The State Of Florida For All The Theme Parks & Tourist Destinations?....

Movement for Black Lives: Feds targeted BLM protesters