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Archives: December 15, 2023

FEC makes it easier for candidates to use campaign dollars to pay themselves

Why the MAGA Witch Hunt of Hunter Biden is a National Disgrace - The Warning

This is only my second post about the war between Israel and Hamas


Meet Me In The City. Junior Kimbrough's masterpiece is being covered more and more every year.

LITTLE DUFFER BOY - Parody of Little Drummer Boy - Don Caron - Parody Project

Can someone explain to me which part of the Constitution...

Finding moral clarity on campus about the Hamas-Israeli War (Robert Reich)

The Monkees sing the Spanish carol "Riu Chiu" acapella in close harmony

New audio details Oval Office meeting from 2020 when Trump was briefed on fake electors plot - Deadline - MSNBC

Entertaining some ideas.

Guilty on all counts..woman witnessed hit and run, chased down driver and killed him

'It all started with a tweet': Jury to decide damages Rudy Giuliani owes to election workers - Deadline - MSNBC

New York joins Colorado in banning medical debt from consumer credit scores

A 4-month-old survived after a Tennessee tornado tossed him. His parents found him in a downed tree

Leave your gun at home when you go for your MRI

Big pay raise for troops in defense bill sent to Biden. Conservatives stymied on cultural issues

Putin asked by AI version of himself about him having body doubles

Biggs calls for contempt charges against Swalwell for aiding Hunter

Is Mark Zuckerberg Prepping a Doomsday Bunker in Kauai? (That's a rhetorical question, folks)

Apology letters by Sidney Powell and Kenneth Chesebro in Georgia election case are one sentence long

Court rejects Trump's appeal of gag order in New York civil fraud trial - MSNBC Reports

Donated hand-crafted ornaments bring Christmas cheer to Okanagan families who lost homes to wildfires

Judge puts hold on Trump's federal election interference case while appeals process plays out

Jeffries: Government will shut down unless House GOP yields on demands

Great Gig in the Sky w/ the tornado scene from Wizard of Oz

New COVID variant JN.1 'better at evading our immune systems,' CDC says

'Political hit': Rep. Jeffries blasts House Republicans' 'illegitimate' inquiry - Morning Joe - MSNBC

Vivek Ramaswamy Doubles Down On Jan. 6 Conspiracy Theories

Condition U.S. Aid to Israel on a Modicum of Israeli Realism

New COVID variant JN.1 'better at evading our immune systems,' CDC says

Republicans Nominate Mazi Melesa Pilip To Succeed George Santos

Congress passes $886 billion defense policy bill, Biden to sign into law

GOP voters like Trump because he won't compromise: Pew poll

KittyCat K.C. relaxing on Shadow's bed. They share.

Trump 2024 panic: 'Loser' prediction fizzles amidst Biden job surge, stock rally - The Beat - MSNBC

KittyCat K.C. relaxing on Shadow's bed. They share.

Republicans Rage After Hunter Biden Snubs Subpoena

Tell Congress to Prioritize People with Medicare in 2024

Defensive Lines & Free Riding: A Retrospective of Ukraine's 2023 Counteroffensive in Five Acts - William Spaniel

Federal judge makes MAJOR DECISION in Trump case - Talking Feds

Tips and tricks to navigate limited 1 Line service Jan 13-Feb. 4

Beau of the Fifth Column: Let's talk about the Trump who stole Christmas....

A Running List of Politicians Talking About Making Divorce Harder

Farmer's Markets from this week:

Taylor Swift Named TIME Magazine PERSON OF THE YEAR

Amnesty International welcomes Sanders resolution seeking US report on Israeli treatment of Palestinians

Psaki: 'Classic case of projection' - Rep. Comer under increased scrutiny for use of shell companies - Deadline - MSNBC

Stella the Leaf Creeper

Is potatohead still blocking the 11 4-stars?

A Debate Between DeSantis and Trump? Hannity no help?

Tough day

Russia's Demographic Nightmare: Kremlin's Shocking Move to Curb Abortion Sparks Outrage! - The Gaze

Denmark's Jews on alert after Mossad takes down Hamas terror cell

Cenk Uygur filed for US President -Dem

Trump Supporters BRAG About Being Uneducated

Mandatory Thursday Mike Malloy thread!

The 2024 MD Democratic Primary poll for US Senator which has David Trone leading can be dismissed.

Startling Trump trial update surges into national spotlight - Brian Tyler Cohen

Paul Ryan 'sees the light' calls Trump and 'authoritarian narcissist' - Deadline - MSNBC

Elon Musk's mom 'furious' at Biden after FCC denies Starlink subsidy

None of us could have predicted that Rudy Giuliani would fall this far this fast: Al Sharpton

Thursday Night Football: Raiders are on FIRE....3 TD in the 1st quarter

Well said AOC!

OMGAWD....... the big 10 sports stuff.....ABSOLUTELY FAWKING UNBELIEVABLE

'Dictator' Trump Plans to Deploy Massive Number of Troops on U.S. Soil

The Russians are not coping - Break the Fake - TVP World

if you like primative stuff + old samplers, poke me. one sampler was a surprise.

Satanic Temple's display inside Iowa Capitol building damaged 'beyond repair'

MiHale posted, "Today, we will be wed for 50 years but we've been in love with each other for longer."

*Mehdi Hasan on MSNBC now,

Bad casting? Maybe the worst ever:

'Staged': Remember Trump's constant propaganda about the economy? - All In - MSNBC

Do nice people ever get buyer's remorse?

Why Russia Can't Win Without The Help Of the Republicans w/ Phil Ittner - Thom Hartmann

Shadow three photos - looking for birds, her precious jolly ball and running with it.

Jury deliberating defamation lawsuit against Rudy Giuliani - ABC News

Neil Diamond - Summer Love

Urge Overkill - You'll be woman soon (Cover)

Garbage - Stupid Girl

Alanis Morissette - Thank U

Shadow three photos - looking for birds, her precious jolly ball and running with it.

3 Selections (forgive me, I'm not doing well...)

"It's not humane." Tennessee woman carrying nonviable fetus flees to receive emergency termination - ABC News

Trump case puts SCOTUS and its conservative supermajority 'on their heels': Legal analyst - The ReidOut - MSNBC

Celtics Post: I think Derrick White is channeling John Havlicek.

Seth Meyers - Trump Sells Pieces of Suit He Wore in His Mugshot - Monologue 12/13/23

#BidenAlwaysDelivers trending on X. 2:03. Eleven Films production

Millions In Dire Need In Sudan As World Focuses On Gaza.

Pope, once a victim of AI-generated imagery, calls for treaty to regulate artificial intelligence

Under President Biden, Americans have filed a record 14.6 million applications to start businesses. Small

#RoeRage We're voting for Democrats

Two full time university of Florida scientists forgo child care and kept kids caged while working

Will Israel go Left?

How is everyone doing? This really is an awful time, isn't it?

Tomorrow in The Lounge: Friday Night Drinking Thread.

IMPEACH BIDEN!!? Christopher Titus Armageddon Update

Giuliani's Attorney Calls MAGA "Flat Earthers" - Raw News And Politics

Oh my, UW Madison women's volleyball team is in The Final Four....

Voyager 1 Spacecraft Loses Contact With NASA

Congress approves bill barring any president from unilaterally withdrawing from NATO

Liszt - a Christmas piece

Part 51: What is Whistleblower Journalism? The Most Unique Career Choice in Los Angeles

I am going to let the Jeopardy thread drop. I added the last answer. Thank you for all that participated. It was fun.If

Supreme Court leaves Illinois assault weapons ban in place

This is How Y'all Sound When You Bring Up Hunter Biden #news #hunterbiden #donaldtrump #laptop

Snap Election Shocks No One - Eastern Express - TVP World

Chicago begins impoundment of 'rogue' migrant buses as new ordinance toughens penalties

Giuliani's Victim CONFRONTS HIM to HIS FACE at Defamation Trial - Meidas Touch

Gov. Whitmer signs bill protecting dogs, cats from euthanasia in research facilities

Luxury - 'The Wilderness'

US Jewish group protests in eight cities for Gaza ceasefire

Texas Democrat Roland Gutierrez blasts Ted Cruz and state's GOP for inaction on guns - Velshi - The Last Word - MSNBC

Lovely piece. Not familiar with this artist...

Things to ponder.

Does Rudy have the money? As far as I've heard, he's broke as a joke.

'Sourpuss economy': Voters down despite Biden's economic boom - Velshi - The Last Word - MSNBC

Van Morrison - 1973 - Wild Night

Statement concerning the antisemitic behavior of MP Grzegorz Braun

The Biden campaign responds to SCOTUS taking up abortion pill case:

Rift emerges as U.S. urges Israel to scale down war in Gaza - Velshi - The Last Word - MSNBC

Federal Judge Strikes Down Cobb School Board Map; School District to Appeal

Nickel (D-NC) won't run again for House, eyes 2026 Senate bid instead

Republican Rep. Drew Ferguson announces retirement

Kentucky Supreme Court upholds congressional boundaries passed by GOP-led legislature

NY-03: New York Republicans pick Mazi Melesa Pilip to succeed George Santos

Seth Meyers - Special Counsel Jack Smith Calls Trump's Bluff, Takes Jan. 6 Case to Supreme Court: A Closer Look

OR: Federal judge denies Republican senators' request to run after walkout

Oregon Supreme Court weighs arguments from senators seeking to run for reelection

Republican leaders testify in court about what they knew about Michigan 2020 fake elector plan

Levee breach creates new tidal marshland in San Francisco Bay

Florida Supreme Court expediting case of North FL's Black congressional district

Georgia Teacher arrested for threatening to kill middle school student who questioned his Israeli flag

WA ballot measure would erase restrictions on police pursuits

12 Christmas Movies Worth Watching (at link below)

Kimmel: Trump Tones it Down for Christmas, Dodgers Welcome Ohtani & Gays Going Home For the Holidays

Minnesota judge upholds new law speeding up voting rights restoration

Rudy Giuliani's racist, defamatory lies; the question of money damages is now in hands of the jury - Glenn Kirschner

AZ: GOP lawmaker Alexander Kolodin sanctioned for 2020 'kraken' lawsuit, other election cases

NJ's minimum wage will be more than $15 in 2024. Gov. Murphy's open to $20.

NY-03: In race to replace George Santos, NY's new vote by mail law faces an early test

Beau of the Fifth Column: Let's talk about an end to the McGonigal saga....

NY: Redistricting could pave the way for congressional comebacks

NRPS - You Should Have Seen Me Runnin

PA: Democratic state Rep. John Galloway resigns, bringing House back to 101-101 split

Has anyone ever successfully revived a Christmas light strand...

Pets for the Elderly

Will This Win Transform The South? - More Perfect Union

A Tale of Two Post Offices

PA-HD140: Galloway Resigns His Seat; Special Election Set For February 13

Jurors were in tears as poll worker described defamation by Giuliani

Spokane City Council makes 11th-hour changes to redistricting measure on February ballot

Mass. House passes bill requiring employers to give time off for voting on Election Day

Leon Russell - It's A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall

Biden re-election team appoints voter turnout expert as chief of staff

Wisconsin @SenRonJohnson has a long long history of lying to us..........

Jerry Garcia - The Wheel - 1971?

Wyoming Battles Pro-Choicers For Early Judgment In Abortion Lawsuit

Virginia Democrats seek to expand abortion protections in upcoming legislative session

Missouri AG Bailey tries to block court order asking him to explain abortion cost estimate

AZ: Maricopa county attorney pushes back on abortion executive order from Hobbs

"Beijing's Secret Ambition: Desiring Russia's Defeat in the Ukrainian Conflict" - Info Flow

FL Abortion Rights Organizers Have 1.4 Million Signatures for Ballot Initiative

MO Repugs have proposed laws to put 2,883 women in jail for crossing the state line to receive a legal abortion.........

Giuliani's BLISTERING, PITIFUL day in court - Talking Feds

An 'abortion abolitionist' became an Oklahoma senator. The fringe is celebrating its big victory

Sanctuary city ballot measure falls flat in Chicago City Council

Georgia co-defendant Harrison Floyd makes surprise showing at Giuliani's defamation trial

Republicans Account for About 150,000 Signatures in Support of Florida's Abortion Ballot Measure

White House races to secure aid for Ukraine and Israel - The 11th Hour - MSNBC

Petitions Filed for 'Parents' Bill of Rights' Ballot Measure in Washington

Juvenile Trump Lawyers Who Called Jack Smith "The Grinch" Get Denied By DC Appeals Court - Rodecast

March 2024 San Francisco ballot measures.

Clay Higgins says he is determined to prove his theory that two "ghost buses" filled with FBI agents were brought to DC

'It's about women's lives': Doctor emphasizes need of abortion pill access ahead of SCOTUS hearing - The 11th Hour MSNBC

Breakfast Friday 15 December 2023

Sen. Markwayne Mullin defends net worth by attacking Matt Gaetz over 'daddy's money'

Oprah Winfrey vows to continue 'acts of kindness' at her Smithsonian portrait unveiling - The 11th Hour - MSNBC

Florida Democrats keep Dean Phillips off primary ballot - Dan Abrams Live - NewsNation

Senator Bob Casey warns of shrinkflation taking bite out of grocery purchases

redneck Congressman James Comer replaced Lauren Boebert as the single dumbest member of the United States Congress.

Desperate Trump Lawyers Accuse Jack Smith Of Ruining Christmas - Ring of Fire

Real Time with Bill Maher guests - Friday, December 15, 2023 (Season Finale)

Found another appealing offering...All The Bees music...

I'm the bad relative

Republicans Get EATEN ALIVE on House Floor by FURIOUS Dems After Vote - Meidas Touch

'We are Sent on Senseless Deadly Assaults': Russians Refuse to Fight - UATV English

Stephen Colbert - Monologue and Opening - 12/14/2023

14 Dec: Leaked US Intelligence Exposes The New Russian Plan - Reporting from Ukraine

Pedestrians, already dying at record levels, now face Elon Musk's Cybertruck

Rudy is using the same tactics tfg uses

Michigan appeals court rejects challenges to Trump's spot on 2024 primary ballot

Did Kate Cox Expose GOP Plan To Turn Women into Property? - Thom Hartmann

California regulators vote to extend Diablo Canyon nuclear plant operations through 2030

Wordle 909 Dec 15 ***Spoiler Thread***

EU approves Ukraine and Moldova accession talks - DW News

I was targeted for my anti-Putin position - The Russian Dude

Hungary blocks €50bn of EU funding for Ukraine

Times of Israel: Gantz swipes at Netanyahu

Russian Economy Collapsing - $120 Billion Gas Revenue Per Year Lost to Storage & Renewables - Joe Blogs

An appeals court will hear arguments over whether Meadows' Georgia charges can move to federal court

Son of Hamas Co-Founder Denounces Group at UN, Exposes 'Savage' Indoctrination of Palestinian Kids

Ex-FBI agent Charles McGonigal sentenced for helping Russian oligarch

Senate passes bill for promotions back pay after Tuberville holds end

Republican Leaders Publicly HUMILIATE THEMSELVES as Latest Scheme GOES BUST - Meidas Touch

Trump fraud trial judge evacuated from courthouse after testimony concludes - Man arrested for starting fire

Essequibo dispute: Venezuela and Guyana agree not to use force


NY Times: Behind the Scenes at the Dismantling of Roe v. Wade. (Gift article).

On this day, December 15, 1943, Fats Waller died.

Hong Kong offers $128,000 (US) bounties on five overseas activists

House passes defense bill void of most MAGA culture-war demands ... rebuke of GOP's far-right fringe

120m Views: China's 'Massive AI Disinformation Strike'; Chinese Housing Crisis; Hong Kong Bounties - China Update

Displaying Hole In Reality, Al Jaber Details Oil Expansion Plans While Touting "Success" Of Climate Conference

How Israel plans to win in Gaza - CaspianReport

Thames Water Owner Hit With Second Downgrade In Six Months

On this day, December 15, 1919, Max Yasgur was born.

Joe Biden is doing GREAT, thanks for your concern.

VW Launched Electrify America As Part Of Dieselgate; Years Later, The Network Is Famously Unreliable

On this day, December 15, 1952, the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution were unveiled at the Archives.

Starbucks Broke Labor Law, Must Reopen Unionized Chicago Coffee Shop Shuttered Last Year, Federal Labor Officials Say

Comer "Simpson" Is A White Collar Crook

TRUMP AND GIULIANI PROVE THEY CAN BE BEATEN AND BROKEN - 12.15.23 Countdown with Keith Olbermann

James Comer 'melted like a little snowflake' when cornered by Hunter Biden: Morning Joe


The best comics of 2023

The Rundown: December 15, 2023

The origin of Superheroes: Squadron Supreme

Take a ride the Dragon Khan in Spain

How Ukraine War Is Reshaping US Military

Rudy Giuliani Is a Hop, Skip, and a Jump Away From Telling His Cellmate "They Used to Call Me America's Mayor"

Friday TOONs

On this day, December 15, 1791, the Bill of Rights was enacted.

"Sustainable" Wood Pellet Company's Output Worse Than Coal, Multiple Studies Show

On December 14, 2012, the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting occurred.

You raised $365.00 on December 14, 2023 unofficial DU for Biden-Harris 2024

Elon Musk on Economics: Books Titles Tell One All One Needs To Know ...

You raised $5.00 on December 14, 2023 Unofficial Democratic Underground for Tony Vargas US Congress (NE-2)

FF Starry (Former Feral)

You raised $10.00 on December 14, 2023 OFFICIAL Democratic Underground for Ukraine

A cat-astrophe? Cats eat over 2,000 species worldwide, study finds 😼

Taliban sending Afghan women to prison to protect them from gender-based violence, says UN report

Taliban sending Afghan women to prison to protect them from gender-based violence, says UN report

Al Jazeera journalists wounded in Khan Younis (Samer Abudaqa killed)

On This Day: All U.S. patents go up in flames - Dec. 15, 1836

How the NYPD defeated bodycams - Cory Doctorow

Feds say Starbucks illegally closed 6 L.A. area stores

Senate Passes Chips Permitting Exemption, Sending Bill to House

Luke Combs helping a fan who almost owed him $250,000 for selling unauthorized merchandise

'Kerem crossing opening should make a significant difference in aid delivery'

George Santos has now taken to selling gossip on X for $7

Missing British boy found in France six years after disappearance

Natalie Merchant - Sister Tillie

Republican voters know Trump isn't joking with his "dictator" remarks -- it's why they love him

Vintage Victorian Catmas errr... Christmas Cards..

Dave Matthews Willie Nelson 90th Birthday

Los Angeles: Metrolink to pause service systemwide Dec. 26-29

Fetterman Declares He's 'Not a Progressive'

What song touches your soul

This week's major U.S. economic reports (December 18 -- December 22)

Binder of Russian Intelligence Went Missing Under Trump

DC: Metro GM says 10 stations and 67 bus lines may be cut, 2,000 layoffs possible if budget gap isn't filled

😻 🙀😸 Three Cat Snugglecuddle 🙀😸😻


Ukraine councillor tosses grenades into meeting

NY Fed's Empire State index tumbles to four-month low. Manufacturing side of the economy struggling.

Why Air Travel Is So Expensive and Unpleasant - Jim Hightower

Williams says the Fed isn't 'really talking about cutting interest rates right now'

Cargo ships in Red Sea hit by drone and missiles launched from Yemen

Tom Suozzi (NY-3 Special) campaign ad: "Common Ground"

Come on Judge - Mow the Meadows😀😀🐱

Costco finds inflation is at zero; deflation looms.

CNN's Collins' follow up on Ron Johnson's claim that Democrats also had fake electors.

Gazans say they fear a fate worse than bombs: permanent exile

Mike Luckovich-Republican Hourglass

Shadow majority: House Democrats outvoted GOP on every major bill passed

Microsoft's AI Chatbot Replies to Election Questions With Conspiracies, Fake Scandals, and Lies (Wired)

The fact that some people can't

Did Trump Try To Cover Up Russian Election Interference By Stealing Classified Binder?

Apology letters by Sidney Powell and Kenneth Chesebro in Georgia election case are one sentence long

General Motors to cut 1,300 workers across two factories

Liberals seek ouster from Wisconsin judicial ethics panel of Trump lawyer who advised fake electors

Central Indiana man gets 16 years for trying to provide guns to Islamic State group

On December 11, 1960, President-elect John F. Kennedy escaped an attempt at assassination.

If you did the holiday shopping mostly on-line this year, how are you finding shipping? --

Why is Melania Trump giving remarks for a naturalization ceremony at the National Archive?

Things Are Looking Up

Putin sort of right about something, but ...

We have Spectrum cable here.

Megyn Kelly calls for boycott of Taylor Swift

***Winner's Thread Fall Seasonal Photo Contest***

Winner's Thread posted in GD

DOJ Should Have Been Involved In The Stolen Documents From The Beginning

What do we do when we're feeling sad?

Steve Benen - Trump poses key question about Biden, which has a good answer

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy was seen visiting a Lviv military cemetery

and now, my yearly presentation of 'A Junky's Christmas'

How President Romney won the election with Barack Obama's low approval numbers

Speaker of the House Mike Johnson was exposed as the behind-the-scenes dangerous theocrat.

Fmr. Right Wing Republican: The GOP has become 'an authoritarian embracing cult'

Dang, I dropped a big chunk of Snickers down the back of the couch and it melted and got covered in dog hair

Author Tim Alberta explains why evangelicals believe God sent the heathen Trump to lead them.

MEDICARE ADVANTAGE SCAM EXPOSED: Kudos to NBC for the courage to show the real people consequences.

On this day, December 15, 1944, the airplane carrying Glenn Miller was lost over the English Channel.

Santaland Diaries ...

Christmas Dinner Tonight Perforce! (With Updates!)

Christmas Dinner Tonight Perforce! (With Updates!)

A simple explanation for trump and his clueless cultists

How the turkey became traditional Christmas fare.

Union Leaders Join Progressive Lawmakers in Demanding Gaza Cease-Fire Now

On this day, December 15, 1893, Dvorak's "New World Symphony" premiered in a public afternoon rehearsal.

Today Dunc the Golden retriever and Otis the yellow lab are trying to fit.

Anniversaries and Posting Milestones (December 15, 2023)

We Now Have Even More Details About James Comer's Shady Shell Company

What is the probability Putin has the missing binder from the Trump White House with Russian intel?


Found on FB

Found on FB

Pic Of The Moment: Wingnuts Of The Week (Friday Roundup)

Like a petulant, fucking third grader forced to write on a blackboard (Kraken Powell 'pens' one sentence apology)

NLRB Says Starbucks Must Reopen 23 Stores It Closed for Union Activity

BREAKING: 5th Circuit upholds that voters and private parties can sue to enforce Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act

On this day, December 15, 1939, "Gone With the Wind" premiered at Loew's Grand Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia.

What percentage of Trump supporters would abandon him if he gave Russia raw intelligence

'Dictator' Trump Plans to Deploy Massive Number of Troops on U.S. Soil

The mystery of the missing binder: How a collection of raw Russian intelligence disappeared under Trump

16.2 million people

Aprpos of nothing or maybe something polls are a snapshot in time

A former White House scientist was scammed out of $655,000. Then came the IRS.

Reading print improves comprehension far more than looking at digital text, say researchers

5th Circuit Will Not Rehear Case Jeopardizing Voting Rights Act Precedent

Dalmatian puppy watching 101 Dalmatians:

I fought the squirrel and the squirrel lost

Republican voters know Trump isn't joking with his "dictator" remarks -- it's why they love him

Why is the US far right finding its savior in Spanish dictator Francisco Franco?

A DeSantis supporter says that if Trump is the nominee...

Menorahs across the US are vandalized. . . amid a spike in antisemitism

Thoughts and Prayers

Putin admits to 350000 war casualties in Ukraine.

Behind the Scenes at the Dismantling of Roe v. Wade

Rep. Stefanik files an ethics complaint* that says the quiet part out loud

Congress may honor Major Taylor, first Black American sports world hero; overcame racism to become world champion.

Me: "Why did you marry me?" Wife: "You make me laugh!" Me: "I thought is was my sexual prowess!"

"Every Conspiracy Theory We Just Heard Has Been DEBUNKED"

On December 15, 1973, the American Psychiatric Assn voted to remove homosexuality from its list of psychiatric disorders

Holy Cow! My brother is in a photo that was featured on the Jimmy Kimmel Show!!

Here's how dishonest James Comer's Biden allegations are

'Rudy Giuliani trial live updates: Jury resumes deliberations in defamation damages case'

Top U.S. & World Headlines -- December 15, 2023

Judges dubious of Mark Meadows' bid to avoid facing charges in Georgia state court

Do you like white or color lights on your tree? I like just white lights, I used to like the multicolered lights, And

"Do what you love and money will follow."

Israel says US will fund upgrading Rafah crossing

"Politics of Memory": Masha Gessen's Arendt Prize Postponed for Comparing Gaza, Warsaw Ghetto

Pregnant Pittie Co-Parents With Her Sister

"Politics of Memory": Masha Gessen's Hannah Arendt Prize Postponed for Comparing Gaza, Warsaw Ghetto

Kevin Seefried who used a Confederate flag against Capiol police has moved for release pending SCOTUS


Chris Cuomo on the October 7th massacre

Is a new McCarthyism punishing pro-Palestine speech at US universities?

To all my friends on DU,

The Lincoln Project Podcast Guest: George Conway

About Bidenomics

Chris Coumo on the October 7th massacre

MAGA voters & elected officials are CHOOSING to kill Democracy because they are COWARDS

Family On Vacation Finds The Friendliest Street Dog Ever

I don't suppose anyone knows where a person can go for assistance.

🏈 LA Chargers fire Head Coach Brandon Staley

Why this goat spent 2 years in a prison

I don't know why I have so much trouble getting a date.......

Israel Raids Freedom Theatre in Jenin Refugee Camp; Director Speaks Out After Being Jailed & Beaten

The Mystery of the Missing Binder

What if the Republicans manage to win/steal the House, Senate and Presidency next year?

US rebukes Israel's attacks on Lebanese military amid concerns about Gaza conflict widening

Biggest solar flare in years temporarily disrupts radio signals on Earth

- A bit crazy is kind - British boy missing for six years found in France

Appeals court skeptical of Meadows' attempt to move Georgia trial

Another J6 Proud Boy goes down.

Lindsay Graham is such a

Israeli military accidentally shoots and kills 3 Israelis held hostage in Gaza

Twin Lakes, Colorado at 9600 feet

It is with heavy hearts that we share the devastating news of the loss of our dedicated Al Jazeera cameraman Samer Abu..

Giuliani and his lawyer 'aren't speaking to each other -- at all': report

What cookie, snacks or treats do you hide from your SO or family, so it's all yours???? Mine, mine, mine

Is Jack Smith the re-incarnation of Pontius Pilate?

Biden's top economist bets on soft landing as recession fears fade

New Photo Shows Taylor Swift Drinking Gaslighter Ros--Sparking a Fan Frenzy

Lead contamination in applesauce pouches may have been 'intentional,' FDA official tells Politico

Fight For Our Allies, Don't Attack Immigrants

NeverEnding Story: Elon Musk invited to Giorgia Meloni's Italian fantasy party (4 days!!!)


Cascadia bullet train stuck at the station as feds dole out big bucks for rail

Giannis Antetokounmpo's 64 point game - every point on YouTube

This makes me happy. AT LAST, Metropolitan Museum!

Prince Harry wins phone hacking case


Cartoons 12/15/2023

Adam Kinzinger laid into Jim Jordan and James Comer over their sham impeachment stunt and did not hold back.

'Great value': Air National Guard cedes airport parcels to Paine Field

'River to the sea' effigy left outside Everett municipal building

After record Stilly flood, Silvana family is 'stuck in this limbo area'

Sound Transit CEO exits, creating vacancy at pivotal moment for Link

Governor pitches budget plan with $2.5B in new spending

When you close you eyes, where is your Happy Place,? Mine is the beach And the NParks from Canada to Mexico.

Former NASA astronaut Mike Massimino on his emotional response to seeing Earth from space.

A fevered mind's musings? Nope, just usual GOP outrages

Name someone most beautiful...

Draymond Green - just go away

White House has rejected notion that journalists in Gaza being 'targeted'

CNN video report on missing security binder from Trump admin.


Fox News Host Drops The Mic On James Comer's Biden Hypocrisy

Anti-Trump Republicans face fear

Palestinian journalist Ramy Budair also killed Khan Younis

Free streaming movies on TV for the next few days

Jamie Raskin Nails House GOP For Its 'Amazing' Impeachment Logic

No charges filed after police shot an 11-year-old who called for help, officials say

Corruption in New York's Redistricting Plans

California regulators vote to extend Diablo Canyon nuclear plant operations through 2030

I had to change browsers, and I am PISSED!

'It's sad': Kinzinger reacts to Giuliani's fall from grace

3 hostages in Gaza were killed by friendly fire, Israeli military says

Beau of the Fifth Column: Let's talk about Iowa, Tennessee, and a temple....

Derek Trucks making his guitar cry

Beatles - Happiness is a Warm Gun

Ohio prosecutors broke rules to win convictions and got away with it

Billionaires Are Bankrolling Judges' Luxury Travel

To hell with TV news.

Republicans pull surprise stunt after court order - Brian Tyler Cohen

See Biden's joke when Obama returns to the White House

Men in Black are after Тяцмp Meme

El Nio is nearing historic strength. What this means and when it will end.

Impeachment vote boosts Biden campaign fundraising

IDF mistakenly kills three hostages in Gaza

I decided to make my Moms chicken soup today

Southern MD dawn

Laborers' Union endorses Wesley Bell for Congress, says Cori Bush has 'failed'

Oh crap! Sen Tammy Baldwin probably will go up vile, Trump-like Former Sheriff David Clark!!

CNN Reporter Destroys Republican Lies in Brutal Streak of Segments - Pondering Politics

I want to drop my cable company.

She is so popular with the clients!

Worst. Congress. Ever.

Top Republican screws himself as words come back to haunt him - Brian Tyler Cohen

2 kinds of dogs:

Catholic Bishops throw weight behind Ghana's anti-gay bill

--- needs a little work.

2nd tweet--penguins on parade:

US family of 11-year-old shot by police vows to seek justice after officer gets no charges

Former Mississippi House candidate charged after Satanic Temple display is destroyed at Iowa Capitol

Giuliani defamation trial - no jury decision yet...Given it's 3:25PM in DC - we may not get decision today

Mike Johnson Writes Forward For EXTREME Book

How Congress leaned on crime victims to pay for Trump-era tax cuts

2nd tweet--Baby elephant in a tub of water:

Traveling for abortions: The untold story

Incredible Mike Johnson's words about "Single party investigation" from years ago

Jen Rubin Asks... Why Do So Many Americans Want a Dictator

Today's Tiedrich rant: let's investigate the shit out of James Comer, because he sure seems corrupt as fuck

Why is the fact that the Presidential race is alarmingly tight

When the edibles kick in:

'Militia enthusiast' gets over 4 years in prison for attacking police with baton during Jan. 6 riot

Sleepers Awake!

2nd tweet--Inefficient drinking technique:

"In the Shadow of the Holocaust" by Masha Gessen - New Yorker 9 December

How a Collection of Raw Russian Intelligence Disappeared under Trump

Horse feather

Watch his eyes:

Texas Supreme Court Abortion Case is About Power, Not Law

A Christmas tradition Each year since 2007, lumber milled from the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree

Dis my brother from another mother:

50 years ago (today), psychiatrists stopped calling homosexuality a mental illness

2nd tweet--Hey! Where did the little stick go?

Microsoft's AI Chatbot Replies to Election Questions With Conspiracies, Fake Scandals, and Lies

The Breakdown Holiday Special LIVE Dec 14 at 7PM ET with Tara Setmayer and Rick Wilson

How I helped myself from barrage of fake news

2nd tweet--Cat Kaleidoscope:

14th amendment, paragraph 3


Justice Neil Gorsuch took 10 minutes to approve Dobbs abortion opinion - report

2nd tweet--The Flash:

Rudy and his attorney are back in the courtroom. UPDATE: $148 MILLION DOLLARS AWARDED.

A refresher of WHY the Middle East is such a mess... history.

Trump Spent The Week Crying About Jack Smith Outsmarting Him

These 33 Rarely-Seen Photos Give Us a Deeper Understanding of the Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor

This clip always gets me!

Verdict reached in Giuliani defamation case

Rudy Jury coming back right now

2nd tweet--(Compilation) catitude:

Bill Maher explains the fundemamental problem in the mideast

Rudy the Ghoul

Kanye West Is Still Saying Sh-t Like 'Jesus Christ, Hitler, Ye'

148 million

Duncan the golden retriever and Otis the lab are having date night

Does anybody have a nano-scale sad clown violin?

U.S. homelessness up 12% to highest reported level as rents soar and pandemic aid lapses

Puppy pranking his siblings:

Have a nice time in the fucking poor house, Rudy.

Giuliani Ordered to Pay $148 Million to Election Workers He Defamed

2nd tweet--Pupper knows all the steps!

CBO Projects Soft Landing for Economy

2nd tweet--Hoppity puppies:

"Why Trump Won't Win" (The Atlantic)

Waterman Yet again

Song of the day: "Ruby" by The Kaiser Chiefs

So WTF is wrong with him?

A school where students can be 'unapologetically Indigenous'

2nd tweet--Baby elephant wants in on the report:

A duet of dozers

House GOP Reeling After Top Recruit Blasts Trump

Rep. Elise Stefanik files complaint against judge who has ruled in Jan. 6 and Trump cases

What's for Dinner, Fri., Dec. 15, 2023

Americans agree that the 2024 election will be pivotal for democracy, but for different reasons

Kansas' top court says a GOP election law is vague and revives a lawsuit against it

Live updates: Rudy Giuliani to pay $148 million in Georgia election worker defamation case

Ohio clinics want abortion ban permanently struck down in wake of constitutional amendment passage

Rudy speaks!!

Karma, today, is in the form of two beautiful, proud black women

The Elephant Sanctuary: Nosey and Artie Meet

You know Rudy will go on fox and defame Ruby and daughter again

Friday Joke Thread

A message to you, Rudy Giuliani

Verdict in defamation trial looks like 'the end of Mr. Giuliani'

Amid outcry over Gaza tactics, videos of soldiers acting maliciously create new headache for Israel

Israeli military accidentally shoots and kills 3 Israelis held hostage in Gaza

Matthew Perry died from effects of drug ketamine, coroner says

If Guiliani has to fly anywhere he should be required to pay extra due to him being a risk factor.

Federal judge warns of Jan. 6 case backlog as Supreme Court weighs key obstruction statute

What Is Rudy Up to These Days?

Shipping giants suspend all journeys through Red Sea following attacks on vessels

Shipping giants suspend all journeys through Red Sea following attacks on vessels

Rudy needs to stay off the booze. Ruby Freeman and Shaye Moss just awarded 150M...

Remember when they idolized Raygun?

Matthew Perry died from effects of drug ketamine, coroner says

Interesting coincidence today.

Penzy's for Christmas

Why is Republican candidate Vivek Ramaswamy doubling down on conspiracy theories?

If we learned anything today, it is that drag queens are not always harmless.

CNN Opinion: I'm a climate scientist. This is why I'm laughing

Trump appeals gag order in NY civil fraud case to state's highest court

I need help with a quote......Thanks! I got my answer.......

Curtis Fuller was born on this date.

Anyone has tried to watch the local PBS channel tpt channel 2?

Supreme Court rejects appeal bid by Trump clemency recipient Philip Esformes

GIULIANI: "I don't regret a damn thing."

Bart Gore: East Tennessee man, who wanted to 'capture Obama or Hillary,' charged in Jan. 6 insurrection

Can Rudy make enough money on Cameo to pay all his bills?

This is one primo rationalization

Today is the worst day of Rudy G.'s life....

Cop runs from violent white guy..doesnt even unholster his gun

Since they'll never get any money out of Rudy, can he at least be made to shut up? n/t

BlackRock, State Street Subpoenaed in House's ESG Probe

Happy Trunk Splashes with Baby Bull Elephant, Phabeni 💦

Southern MD sunset 12/15

Little Richard - Tutti Frutti, Oh Rudy 🎹

And an owl in the Christmas tree

White House Xmas - Dancers Interpretation of the Nutcracker Suite

Good luck getting $148Mil out of Rudy Giuliani

8th Circuit ruling backs tribes' effort to force lawmakers to redraw N.D. legislative boundaries

All I did was toss a burning match onto a pile of highly flammable oily rags ...

Part 52: A Treatise Against the Nazis on Substack - Why We Shouldn't Endorse Street Fighting Man

New York's Metropolitan Museum will return stolen ancient sculptures to Cambodia and Thailand

Georgia election workers: "Today is not the end of the road"

Report: Mossad chief to meet Qatari PM on captive negotiations

The Supreme Court's Conservatives Planned Roe's Demise Every Step of the Way

Steven Wilson writes a Christmas song (sort of)

FBI To Search Mark Meadows Home

Florida Man made millions in foreign business deals while President

America's Payor: I wonder how well he'll perform this job?

Wishing ex-Ukraine ambassador Marie Yovanovich a most MARVELOUS evening!!

"Slow Horses" on Apple+ is the BEST !!!

Are your holiday packages en route with the USPS?

Victor Shi: Go f*ck off🤣

Kids In The Hall/ We don't serve pie...