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Archives: May 3, 2023

Biden Hilariously Trolls House Republicans With A Simple Chart - Waldorf Nation

The balloon that flew over Hawaii? US says it's not China's

An Anti-Trans Doctor Group Leaked 10,000 Confidential Files

Lol (and pretty on point): Met gala as chickens

I'm type 2

Defendant Trump: DOJ vet likens Trump criminal case to 'mob trial' - The Beat - MSNBC

Martial Solal - Peage Ingrat

Had my four year checkup yesterday: no cancer return!

Democrats harden their message on the debt ceiling while quietly paving the way for a deal

California's colossal snowpack has yet to melt: 'Less and less places for that water to go'

Great Springsteen Quote...

Principal comes face to face with bear in school dumpster

Oregon secretary of state resigns over lucrative weed contract

The Slobfather has fled the country

Rodney Franklin - I Like The Music Make It Hot

Debt deadline: White House meeting set, but no solution yet

13 friends were enjoying a weekend getaway in B.C. Then they found hidden cameras in the bathrooms

I'm home, and so were they!

DeSantis immigration bill approved by Florida GOP lawmakers

Texas manhunt ends with arrest of man accused of killing 5 neighbors

'Best' view of the nest I can get. 'Glad' someone was there.

TRUMP RAPE Trial - May 2, 2023 Updates - Raw News And Politics

Is an at large county council member of a state's highest populated county a viable US Sen. cand.?

A War With No End in Sight

Trump was miffed at Reagan Library for not inviting him to speak -- it's one reason he nixed debates:

Sunset, southern MD 5/2

'It's literally cost me everything.' Missouri man gets jail time in Capitol riot case

Trump assault accuser Jessica Leeds on taking the stand in E. Jean Carroll's Trump rape civil trial

You're So Cool "True Romance" / Hans Zimmer - Percussion & Marimba Ensemble

Beau of the Fifth Column: Let's talk about Texas, training, and too much....

Navy commander pulled from job after SEAL candidate death

Dave MacKay & Vicky Hamilton - Here

"A Coup In Search of a Legal Theory"

Karine Jean-Pierre cuts Peter Doocy off for 'dramatics' in press briefing room

I never bought the Alligator 50 Anniversary album. Judging from this Roy Buchanan cut I should've

Last Week in the Republican Party - May 2, 2023 - The Lincoln Project

Texas Legislature moves to grant a Governor appointee power to overturn Harris County elections

GOP debt limit bill will make reelection harder for Republicans in Biden districts: report

Witness says E Jean Carroll called her 'hyperventilating' after alleged rape by Trump

Nancy Sinatra - We Can Make It

Mandatory Tuesday Mike Malloy thread!

Chatbot 'journalists' found running almost 50 AI-generated content farms

Person believed to be the man accused of killing 5 neighbors in Texas is apprehended after manhunt

Muslim mayor blocked from White House decries "watch list"

Debt ceiling negotiations become urgent as Treasury says the U.S. could hit limit in weeks - PBS NewsHour

texas killer update.. rumor is that killer was caught. Abbott retracts his horrible statement

FBI says former agent arrested over Jan. 6 called officers Nazis and encouraged mob to 'kill 'em'

Bobby Short - One For My Baby (And One More For The Road)

A family was doing yard work and found a tiny kitten, who was alone, scared, and cold

I just watched "Watch on the Rhine" on TCM. It's a moving anti-fascist movie...

Almost half of midterm voters cast ballots early or by mail

Adopted shelter cat thanks mom with nonstop cuddles

Trump Junior Whines About Proposed Hate Speech Bill In Country He Doesn't Live In - Farron Balanced

Miles Davis & The Gil Evans Orchestra - Fishermen, Strawberry & Devil Crab

Sen. Whitehouse on Democrats on the Judiciary Committee calling for Supreme Court ethics reform

Bosses are ramping up employee monitoring -- but when does it cross the line?

America is a major shitshow rn

Vermont allows out-of-staters to use assisted suicide law

Helen Merrill - I'm A Fool To Want You

One (uncomfortable) way to end the debt-ceiling standoff

GOP debt ceiling tension: 'They're just going to have to back off' says Whitehouse - MSNBC Reports

No One Wants to Own Up to Funding Ron DeSantis' Globetrotting

Leo Wright - Soul Talk

ACLU sues Montana House Speaker for silencing transgender legislator

China Votes in Favor of UN Resolution Acknowledging Russian Aggression

two drunk or stupid guys ignore warning to leave moose alone

Salad Days are coming. What is your favorite bottled dressing? I have posted more options.

Explainer-Could Biden avert a debt default by using the 14th Amendment?

BREAKING: Man believed to be suspect in Texas mass shooting apprehended after manhunt - All In MSNBC

Elon Musk threatens to re-assign @NPR on Twitter to 'another company'

Jury in Proud Boys seditious conspiracy trial sends judge note; hints at problem reaching verdicts

Tucker Carlson caught on tape mocking his own Fox viewers - Brian Tyler Cohen

Carlson's Text That Alarmed Fox Leaders: 'It's Not How White Men Fight'

Is Putin preparing the Russian people for defeat in Ukraine??

Stone of Destiny heads south for coronation

Russia: Strongest repression since the Soviet Union? - DW News

Unexploded WWII-era bombs found near popular Oahu beaches

Muslim mayor blocked from White House decries "watch list"

Florida Republican Lawmaker Admits GOP's Hatred of LGBTQ+ People

White Male Supremacy is the Core of it all

Donald Trump facing absolutely terrible financial losses

New documents show how Sandra Day O'Connor helped George W. Bush win the 2000 election

I think I heard Ben Smith on Alex say

Hopefully to be soon of historical interest only: Host/guest membrane separation of radionuclides.

Oregon advances bill expanding access to abortion, gender affirming health care

*Democrats Secret Plot, on Lawrence Show Now.

Because of Florida abortion laws, she carried her baby to term knowing he would die

Senate probes Supreme Court ethics after questionable financial dealings by justices - PBS NewsHour

Disney Loads Up their Court Filings with Ron DeSantis's Own Memoirs Showing Intent

Florida GOP lawmakers approve shielding DeSantis travel records

Keep your eyes and ears open - Break the Fake - TVP World

Turn on Lawrence RFN

Hyundai launches U.S. hydrogen fuel cell truck strategy - 30 H2 Trucks this year in California

Radical Supreme Court Conduct Under SCRUTINY in Hearing - Talking Feds

Floyd R. Turbo is on my TV machine!

Adam Conover skewers CNN CEO over exorbitant compensation as writers strike

Sen. Whitehouse Delivers Opening Statement at Judiciary Cmte Hearing on Supreme Court Ethics Reform

XPOST: Adam Conover skewers CNN CEO over exorbitant compensation as writers strike

Pornhub Cuts Off Entire State Of Utah Over New Law - Waldorf Nation

Biden proposes climate tax on crypto mining

Without writers, there are no songs, TV shows, movies, or novels. Yet those the lead get huge money

Off for the rest of the week. Breaking my rule and having a drink.

May outlook: Trending warmer with a healthy amount of rain

Carlson's Text That Alarmed Fox Leaders: 'It's Not How White Men Fight'

Ron DeSantis' Friends Sue Disney For Making Him Look Like An Incompetent Moron - Ring of Fire

Durbin Questions Witnesses During Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing on Supreme Court Ethics Reform

Texas Attorney General Calls Shooting Part of Biden's 'Plan'

Drag Queen DROPS MIC On MAGA Idiots

Gross Ted Cruz Stunt Derails Key Senate Hearing

Alabama church shooter gets life for killing 3 at potluck

Second goods train derailed in Russian Bryansk border region

Sen. Whitehouse and CNN's Jake Tapper Talk the Debt Ceiling and the Supreme Court's Ethics Scandals

Oil, gas and Putin's war: Kazakhstan between Russia and China - DW News

Florida man charged with throwing explosive at Capitol riot

How Reality May Be a Sum of All Possible Realities - Wired

Friend testifies E. Jean Carroll called minutes after alleged Trump assault - All In - MSNBC

Argentina on Brink of Economic Collapse as Inflation Hits 104%, Peso Crashing & IMF Deal Stalls

The Daily Show: President Biden on Mobilizing Youth, Climate Change & Human Rights (2 videos)

Trump PAC complaint against DeSantis rejected in Florida

Tweet of the Day

02 May: Ukrainians lure Wagners into devastating artillery fire - Reporting from Ukraine


Seth Meyers - Trump Claims He's Been Treated Worse Than Abraham Lincoln - Monologue 5/1/23

Brazil pushes back on big tech firms' campaign against 'fake news law'

King Charles urged to address British tax haven network in public letter - TVP World

Ilhan Omar speaks out after learning suspected mosque arsonist also targeted her - All In - MSNBC

Trump Threatens to Seize College Endowments

Leirion Gaylor Baird (D) re-elected Mayor of Lincoln, Ne.

Bonus Tweet of the Day

The justices' ethics are to blame for the court's legitimacy problems

Fabian Basabe: Republican Lawmaker Who Claimed to Be Gay Faces Calls to Resign

mass shooting of the day.. 5-2-23

Two long-time friends were sitting on the porch.

Rare reptile of mythical lore -- the last female of her species -- dies in Vietnam

Mastodon fixes "confusing" sign-up process to attract users fleeing Twitter - Ars Technica

Democrats have a 'legislative secret agent' to fight GOP on debt ceiling crisis - The Last Word MSNBC

Gotta love these high school students!!

1,500 troops sent to US southern border ahead of expected migrant surge - ABC News

Principal gets startled after finding bear in school dumpster

Luke Russert reflects on finding his own path away from D.C. - The Last Word - MSNBC

N.C. Republicans unveil 12-week abortion ban after secret negotiations

Imani Winds ('Aires Tropicales' on last nite, listened to its entirety.)

DU stopped working for me for a minute. Anyone else have trouble?

5 striking findings about what the GOP wants in 2024

Geoffrey Hinton tells us why he's now scared of the tech (A.I.) he helped build

Let's Dance

What the writers strike is all about - Alex Wagner - MSNBC

Will the Middle Corridor be Moscow's doom? - Eastern Express - TVP World

Beau of the Fifth Column: Let's talk about Montana, Missouri, and outcomes....

The Texas man accused of killing 5 neighbors is in custody, authorities say

Happy & Sweet Wednesday Morning in May Jazz and Bossa Nova Music

New video shows man who allegedly started Southern Arizona wildfire

So, in a coordinated attack, attempts were made to swat Zooey Zephyr & her girlfriend

How Trump's pattern of behavior strengthens E. Jean Carroll's case against him - Alex Wagner - MSNBC

Texas Bill Will Give Republican Official Power to Overturn Elections

Going to support the writers on this one.

Reality catches up with early ideals of digital news - Alex Wagner - MSNBC

Trump accuser testifies that he groped her 'out of the blue'

Breakfast Wednesday 3 May 2023

Curious, how many here have high blood pressure and take medication for it??

US surgeon general declares loneliness epidemic - ABC News

Alleged Texas gunman arrested - The 11th Hour - MSNBC

BREAKING: Utah judge temporarily blocks law ending licenses for abortion clinics

Man accused of shooting deaths of 5 neighbors in Texas arrested - MSNBC

Hollywood screenwriters go on strike - The 11th Hour - MSNBC

Six Libyans face death penalty for converting to Christianity

(Jewish Group) Celebrate Jewish American Heritage Month by Visiting These Sites

House Republican (Stefanik) Threatens to Cut VA Budget over Agency's Warnings About Budget Cuts

(Jewish Group) 30 Best Jewish Books for Kids (with Jewish Main Characters)

This Off-air Video of Tucker Carlson Just Got Leaked! - Luke Beasley

New reversal by Twitter after move sparked MTA withdrawal

New reversal by Twitter after move sparked MTA withdrawal

Thank you teachers!: The astronomical demands on all teachers - The 11th Hour - MSNBC

i need advice on ..Laundry Detergent...I need one that is weak ..Not strong, NOT THE MIRACLE CLEANER

Is it "Joe Biden is too old," or "Kamala Harris is too black and female?"

Wordle 683 (5/3) ***SPOILER THREAD***

"New documents show how Sandra Day O'Connor helped George W. Bush win the 2000 election"

Hogsett (D), Shreve (R) win Indianapolis mayoral primaries

Fort Wayne mayoral candidate Tom Didier wins Republican primary

Democrat Leirion Gaylor Baird takes GOP's best shot, beats Geist to win Lincoln mayor's race

State takeover of St. Louis police, prosecutor's office blocked by Senate Democrats

Bridge study

Oregon Secretary of State Shemia Fagan (D) resigns over cannabis side job

Alaska sports board decides against barring trans girls from girls sports, for now

IA: House lawmakers change child-labor bill, restricting younger workers from dangerous fields

Once again, tension builds after state police are deployed to a major Texas city

Oregon House passes divisive firearms bill that would reshape the state's gun regulations

Fairness Act protections for LGBTQ+ people clears Pa. House with bipartisan support

Crock pot honey garlic chicken found this recipe.

MD-SEN: Larry Hogan rules out Maryland Senate bid, dishing blow to GOP

Ok, late night DU'ers and early morning risers..... how do you stop uncontrolled hiccups?

Democratic candidates for the 2024 MD US Senate Election.

Do What We Say Or The Economy Dies! - Mark Fiore - Political Cartoons

MD Comptroller Brooke Lierman is key in helping Angela Alsobrooks win the Democratic nomination for

At least nine dead in Serbia school shooting

Officer shoots suspect after Richmond cement truck chase (70 MPH)

Texas weatherman going viral over post warning to keep kids from ringing doorbells: ...

Southern Ground Hornbills:

Election deniers voted out of office in recall election

Ok Kevin! Pay the damn bill that you and your daddy wasted money on!

New York and California lost over $90 billion in income to low-tax states during Covid

More than 100 arrested in international raids on notorious mafia group

Why CNN must confront Trump's lies at New Hampshire Town Hall The Warning with Steve Schmidt

Ukraine Pushes Back in Bakhmut: What Happens Next? - TLDR News EU

Have you seen this scam? A scammer puts up a

Wednesday TOONs - Not Meeting The Minimum

Non-Profit Insurance Associations In FL, LA Borrow $1.5 Billion To Cover Claims From Failed Firms

They got the shooter in Texas.

Po River (Italy) Hits All-Time Record Low For April; Spain Asks For Emergency Drought Aid From EU

NYC: Man Dies on Subway After Another Rider Placed Him in a Chokehold

L&O True Crime: The Menendez Murders. Truly disturbing on many levels.

AEW Wrestling Star Assualts Former President

The Weekly Pull: Superman: Space Age, X-Men: Before the Fall, Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Lost Sum

Comics Should Be Cheap (5/3/23)

Soliciting Multiversity: Image's Top 10 for July 2023

The Webcomics Weekly #231: Forgotten, not Hidden, Temples (5/2/2023 Edition)

The Rundown: May 3, 2023

WSJ reporting: Possible drone attack on the Kremlin.

Drones downed at Kremlin?

Putin is done: Russia officially failed in Bakhmut. Ukraine to take all of Crimea under fire control

Congressman Colin Allred is running to replace Ted Cruz

Congressman Colin Allred is running to replace Ted Cruz

Congressman Colin Allred is running to replace Carnival Cruz

Biden-Harris and 2024 competitive Democratic Senator donation links

Private payrolls surged by 296,000 in April, much higher than expected, ADP says

Tucker, "It's not how white men fight."

Sheldon Whitehouse@SenWhitehouse: Did you think I'd show up to the hearing on Supreme Court

Russia says Ukraine attacked Kremlin with drones in failed bid to kill Putin

Officials hold briefing on Texas mass shooting suspect arrest - NBC News

Hearing for Trump criminal case set for Thursday

Boy, Fox News and Tucker Carlson have been at odds for time, evidently?

CNN tried to ignore Trump's coup attempt

How to weaponize Republicans' words

You raised $34.00 on May 2, 2023 unofficial for Biden-Harris 2024

Red flags everywhere for that Texas mass murderer next door.

Of course Steve Bannon and Alex Jones love RFK Jr. -- he's a great weapon for their war on reality

Texas mass killing suspect's bond set at $7.5M; wife among several arrested

Day 123 of the year. Mass shootings* SO FAR: 187. Dead: 256. Wounded: 612.

Miles From Nowhere

Tomorrow is May the fourth. What comes to your mind?

I'm not buying the media's take on the reason Fox News settled...

Questions about baseball cards

Massachusetts cyclist dead after accident during Northeast Kingdom gravel bike race

*No one was injured in this* Close call for Fairfax County cop doing speeding stop

Chinese Economy: Manufacturing Exodus; Hong Kong Economy; Travel Data - China Update

Texas weatherman going viral over post warning to keep kids from ringing doorbells: ...

Ukraine denies targeting Putin in alleged Kremlin drone strike

Lawrence O'Donnell: Democrats have a 'legislative secret agent' to fight GOP on debt ceiling crisis

"I'm former law enforcement. You're disgusting. You are the Nazi. You are the Gestapo."

Lawrence O'Donnell: Democrats have a 'legislative secret agent' to fight GOP on debt ceiling crisis

Rooting for E. Jean Carroll

MUST SEE: Senator Sheldon Whitehouse brings the RECEIPTS while slamming Clarence Thomas for his egre

Poll-Is CNN trying to OutFox Fox?

Progress Rail to deliver up to four SD70J battery-electric locomotives to BNSF

GOP's best pals in debt talks: Manchin and Sinema

Drone hits the Kremlin

Ha ha, the annual fight over the platform for the bird nest has started.......

Chart: China Remerges as Biggest Trading Partner of U.S.

This Trump trial really reminds me of the Anita Hill

How Serious Do The Republican Care About Serious Issues

Some juncos laid eggs in a pot on my porch

Woman is 2nd accused of throwing drink at US Rep. Matt Gaetz

How 18 Republicans Just Made Democratic Recapture of the House More Likely

the capitalistic system practiced here needs high unemployment rates to keep people working for crap

King George III claimed his authority to rule over the colonies came from God.

Tanks, Jesus

Jenny Craig tells employees it will shut its doors

White-throated sparrow on my porch this morning

Tennis anyone? 😳

MSNBC contributor opined that Russia is going to use the drone attack on the Kremlin

Bride dies at beach when speeding DUI driver slams golf cart

Bing Crosby was born on this date.

Day 6 of the E. Jean Carroll rape trial

Pete Seeger was born on this date.

Pic Of The Moment: More Doctored Images Of Donald Trump Dressed As A Soldier Hit The Internet

Thom Hartmann on CNN & TFG

The biggest problem with the Republicans' line on veterans' care

James Brown was born on this date.

Frankie Valli has a birthday today.

AG Garland Announces Largest Int'l Operation Against Darknet Trafficking of Fentanyl and Opioids

Larger welfare checks lead to healthier brains, study finds

The Will Rogers Experiment - E3

The Will Rogers Experiment - E3

The Will Rogers Experiment - E3

The recent mass shooting of 5 people including a child here in Texas

Pres. Biden issues statement on World Press Freedom Day.

I reluctantly started watching the new "Lost in Space"

Colin Allred: Our Team Is Texas

The Lincoln Project-#DoneWithFox

Today celebrating the 20th anniversary of my heart attack.

The Lincoln Project-#DoneWithFox

Transgender lifeguard candidate rejected by City of Jacksonville after removing top at the pool

Top U.S. & World News -- May 3, 2023

🚢 Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald - Gordon Lightfoot, RIP 🇨🇦

Iran's Revolutionary Guard seizes tanker in Strait of Hormuz

They say the only stupid question is the unasked one....

Chat-based search flunks the "show your work" test (Axios article on a Stanford study)

New York passes first-in-nation law to ban natural gas and other fossil fuels

Charlie Cunningham - Minimum

New York passes first-in-nation law to ban natural gas and other fossil fuels

FTC Chair Lina Khan says she's on alert for abusive A.I. use

Are New Ethics Rules Needed as Gorsuch, Roberts & Thomas Face Questions over Finances?

Charlie Cunningham - Minimum (live 4-23)

Nordstrom and Nordstrom Rack to close last San Francisco locations

This NAILS Tucker Carlson - thread from journalist/editor/author Maximillian Potter

Taylor Swift clip TRASHING Republicans SURGES into spotlight - Brian Tyler Cohen

How is Undeliverable and Misdelivered Mail Handled?

Debt Ceiling: Economist James K. Galbraith Warns GOP Proposal Would Gut Social Safety Net

Brazil police raid ex-President Bolsonaro's home in COVID vaccine card investigation

"We save our lowest standards for the presidency."

Woman Brings A Stray Pittie Home To Her Husband

On this day, May 3, 1926, actress Ann B. Davis was born.

Snapchat is already testing sponsored links in its My AI chatbot

Kung Fu Kitteh FTW !!

"We're in Crisis": Texas Democrats Demand Gun Control After Another AR-15 Mass Shooting Kills 5

Lucky pig escapes his fate

Greg Palast: Powell's bag of leaches: great read

Trump Town Hall: Is CNN Normalizing Fascism Next Week?

'Plagiarism machines': Hollywood writers and studios battle over the future of AI (Reuters)

Musk is like an abusive ex-boyfriend: He still tries to abuse you after you broke up.

Eight children, security guard killed in Belgrade school shooting

Richmond teacher suspended for forbidding Spanish in class

Overthinking I do it.

Operator in limo crash that killed 20 goes on trial in NY

Hey Incarcerated MAGA Insurrectionists

On this day, May 3, 1935, Ron Popeil was born. But wait, there's more!

Nolan Ryan

Brookings: How AI will transform the 2024 elections

An island of sanity

When did we get so obsessed with unique baby names?

10-year-olds found working drive-thru, operating deep fryer at Louisville McDonald's

Anniversaries and Posting Milestones (May 3, 2023)

Frederick Kagan on Ukraine: Where Things Stand, and Where they Might be Going

Thousands of unknown viruses discovered in baby poo - why this is not necessarily a bad thing

Glasses Smudging Gremlin

As a blogger and writer, I've not really grappled with the AI- Chat GPT etc stuff

The Federalist Society May Have Broken The Law As Leonard Leo Used Group To Get $1.6 Billion Donatio

Kentucky lawmaker (R) apologizes for referencing Jewish women's sex life amid abortion debate

Israeli Music Company Session 42 Uses AI Technology to Resurrect Deceased Stars in Song

Would you eat an A.I. created veggie burger?

Ember is going through a closed door phase.

Steve Schmidt explains how Tucker Carlson became too extreme for Fox News The Warning

Eli Lilly says experimental drug slows Alzheimer's worsening

US investigation uncovers two 10-year-olds working at Kentucky McDonald's

US, Mexico reach migration deal as Title 42 deadline nears

US debt ceiling crisis can be explained in three words: Marjorie Taylor Greene

On this day, May 3, 2003, the Old Man of the Mountain collapsed.

Elon Musk's big Twitter misadventure

Active shooter in Midtown, Atlanta GA.

"Guitar in American Art" exhibit coming to Nashville's Frist Museum

Is the Slobfather planning to crash the Coronation

Jack Smith was in the room as Pence testified before the Grand Jury - CNN

Turkish singer sentenced over joke on religious schools

Breaking: Active shooter in Midtown Atlanta. Multiple injuries reported. - CNN

Court hears appeal by prosecutor suspended by DeSantis

If Alito thinks he's helping the Supreme Court, he's mistaken

Atlanta mass shooting live updates: Suspect apprehended after manhunt

China Restricts Overseas Access to Key Corporate Information

Tweet of the Day

Each morning my Lucy cat requires that I remove my cup of hot coffee from the end table

Massive pothole closes Hwy 99 off-ramp on the West Seattle Bridge

FDA approves world's first RSV vaccine, a shot for adults ages 60 and up

Bernie Sanders on the WGA strike

Poll shows wide support in U.S. for Trump criminal investigations

#TheMoment Mariner's Church rings their bell 30 times for Gordon Lightfoot

Former FBI agent arrested for J6 worked with Project Veritas and trained at Erik Prince compound

Sanders backs progressive candidate in Philadelphia mayoral primary

Boomer Dad explains why America is experiencing labor issues and hits the nail on the head

Future of long-shuttered Forest Park pool to get deep dive study

UK, Canadian and Australian writers' guilds tell their members to back US strike

Kenmore Air Announces Partnership With Alaska Airlines

Over 100 cats in need of adoption after rescue from Thurston County home

Trans Montana Lawmaker's Girlfriend Narrowly Avoids 'Swatting' Incident

Beau of the Fifth Column: Let's talk about possible President Manchin....

In Blow to DeSantis, Florida Bills to Limit Press Protections Shelved

Can someone tell me what doctoral degree Dr. Burns (NBC) has?

If CNN was around during the Civil War

Joe Rogan Defends Taking Ivermectin for COVID-19 in Scathing Rant

Dick Durbin letter to the editor: "Senate Judiciary Committee is quickly advancing nominees"

WI: Record-breaking outside spending dominated state Supreme Court race

Shooting at Atlanta Medical Building - Agenda-Free TV

Missouri House gives initial approval to bill seeking to block ranked-choice voting

"If Elected President, I Promise to Slaughter Mickey Mouse"

Tucker planned to have Kevin McCarthy "grovel" for the speakership

NH: Attendance matters in the House this session. Have some voters 'lost their voice'?

Piles of smelly seaweed are arriving on Florida beaches: How bad will it get?

Special counsel sat in on Pence's testimony to federal grand jury

FDA approves first vaccine for RSV, a moment six decades in the making

MS-GOV: Gov. Tate Reeves (R) kicks off campaign where it's mattered most: the Gulf Coast

the idiot uses photos from his presidency to argue things are worse under biden

Two short themes that sort of go not enough - TCHAIKOVSKY & BOCELLI

NC fast tracks legislation to ban gender-affirming surgery for minors

The No Show Coward

Ben Vinson, Scholar Of The African Diaspora, To Be Howard University's New President

breaking news - No live witnesses for Trump in rape trial

Another active shooter, this time in Atlanta.

Fed increases rates a quarter point and signals a potential end to hikes

What remedy is E. Jean Carroll seeking?

On May 1, 1941, "Citizen Kane" opened.

Middle Age Riot tweet:

On May 1, 1972, The Eagles released "Take It Easy."

Because of Florida abortion laws, she carried her baby to term knowing he would die

On May 1, 1973, Deep Purple released "Smoke on the Water."

Cute overload (puppy)

Heads Up: Flyover: Arlington National Cemetery: 3:10PM

Colorado becomes the first state to ban controversial abortion pill reversals

So now it's a mass murder a day? What has this country turned into?

MH139 Grey Wolf helicopter, from LDO Aircraft in NE Philly spotted flying over Philadeplhia

I debated as to whether or not to share this, but it shows there's no 'too low' for evangelicals

Dave Min (D) running for Katie Porter's seat arrested for drunk driving :(

NY greenlights over-the-counter birth control, expands abortion access

Exclusive: Special counsel sat in on Pence's testimony to federal grand jury


Texas Prison Guards Put Woman in Isolation for Talking About Abortion

Musk Threatens NPR For Not Tweeting Since April 12th.

Ridiculous Fact few people know...One of the cheapest pain relievers is one of the most effective.

PA: Low turnout in Tuscarawas County for relatively smooth primary election

Gotcha! (2 tweets)

2 Democrats, 2 Republicans vying for Pennsylvania Supreme Court in primary election

Ancient Woman's DNA Recovered From 20,000-Year-Old Necklace Pendant

PA: Councilman James Zucal unseats incumbent Mayor Mark Haney in Uhrichsville

Teen driving over 120 mph loses control, slams into Va. police officer

PHILADELPHIA MAYOR: Former Congressman Green Endorses Domb For Philly Mayor

Progressives focus on winning local elections

People Are Adding Salt to Their Morning Coffee For a Rather Bizarre Reason

Jack Smith himself sat in on the Pence testimony to the federal grand jury

Stunning! Vatnajokull National Park, Iceland:

The beauty of winter in Morzine, France

PA: Poll: Innamorato Holds Lead In Allegheny County Executive Race

A charming bird picture:

Chinese Dunhuang dance, a visual feast

And yet another reason not to vote for RFK,Jr.

Bonus Tweet of the Day

Land sharks!

Cartoons 5/3/2023

NCGA SB20 Voting DELAYED Reconvene planned for 4 pm

Beautiful Bernese Mountain Dog and her three mini-me's

Missouri Republican proposes bill to enable murder charges for getting an abortion.

Starbucks nears rollout of time-saving 'Siren System' in stores

Jim Jordan launches probe into lack of arrests in protests outside Supreme Court justices' homes

A bevy of birds and berries!

Police: Serbia school shooter had list of students to target

Happy little bird:


Germany, Italy clamp down on Italian mob with raids, arrest

AOL: Federal Reserve pushes interest rates above 5% for first time since 2007

Republicans LIE about everything: Debt ceiling Edition

Break area for the day

US, Mexico agree on tighter immigration policies at border

Don Winslow-#TrumpMadeInChina

Don Winslow-#TrumpMadeInChina

AOL: The Fed's Latest Interest Rate Hike Could Set Off a 'Domino Effect' in Regional Bank Failures

Washington state to decriminalize drugs unless lawmakers act

Steph: Republicans Are Responsible for What is Happening with Guns in America

Deposition of JPMorgan CEO Dimon in Jeffrey Epstein lawsuit set for late May, source says

Beautiful lute music for you...enjoy...

Biden beware: Manchin and Sinema align with Republicans in debt negotiations

NY governor signs two bills aimed at ensuring access to abortion medication

Full Ohio House vote on proposal making harder to amend constitution delayed

WI: GOP lawmakers start budget process by cutting over 500 Evers proposals

Trump won't put on a defense case in alleged rape trial, his attorney says

Serbia 13 yea old boy kills 9 at school

AI: So why don't we just pull the plug if it gets out of control?

If Trump is the Republican nominee, would it still be possible to prosecute him?

Here's how CNN can reduce the harm of giving Trump the microphone

House Republican Threatens to Cut VA Budget over Agency's Warnings About Budget Cuts

another nasty wreck on I 10 Cochise County

Ex-Mastercard CEO Ajay Banga confirmed as World Bank president

(Jewish Group) Guardian editor apologises to BBC chairman Richard Sharp over 'antisemitic' cartoon

"Abusive" Steven Crowder Flashes Staff His D*ck Regularly The Kyle Kulinski Show

Trump Using Photos From His Own Presidency To Argue Life Is Worse Under Biden

NCGA Live Feed House of Representatives, Senate (pinned post)

Psychologist expected to tell Trump rape trial of harm to E Jean Carroll

History, civics scores decline among U.S. eighth-graders

Amb. McFaul: Alleged drone attack was 'not an assassination attempt on Vladimir Putin'

Pro-China Internet Trolls Just Got Busted for Doing Something Wild

The Carlson Tucker Text message that Fox feared would become public

US insurance system Fine for everyone?


Retired colonel analyzes video of alleged drone attack on Kremlin

Everyone shot in Atlanta mass shooting were women.

Did I just hear we missed out on important environmental legislation

Piglet found all alone gets a second chance

FL: Legislature passes bill restricting bathroom access in government facilities

Dueling sheriffs drive home public safety arguments in Jax mayoral race


I have a question for TFG that he should be asked at the Town Hall

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Thursday, 4 May 2023

What's for Dinner, Wed., May 3, 2023

How Minnesota is becoming a laboratory in pushing progressive policy

News & Commentary April 26, 2023

China develops first hand-held electromagnetic rail gun

State of the States: The GOP Silences The Opposition

Pope greets Russian Orthodox envoy amid peace mission talk

MI: Election-denying clerk ousted in recall: 'Make Adams Township Boring Again'

How Do We Ensure an A.I. Future That Allows for Human Thriving? (NYT interview with Gary Marcus)

Visibly confused Trump pretends to be religious, goes bad quick. Bullshit Artist at Work.

Michigan lands $400 million hydrogen fuel 'gigafactory,' Whitmer announces

How did Sweden end up with its zero-tolerance attitude to drugs? (for many Swedes pot equals heroin)

Has anyone seen Behind her Eyes on Netflix?

MI: Election results for the May 2 special election in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County

MI: Election results for the May 2 special election in Jackson County

ORDERED: Trump's attorney must turn over communications regarding Stormy Daniels

Writers strike looks to be a long fight, as Hollywood braces

10 Questions Trump Should Face at the CNN Town Hall

Science vs nature (in 32 parts)

New York City elections in presidential years? Consultants don't like it.

PA: State House gets closer to realizing mail-in ballot and pre-canvassing reforms

Hochul touts bail reform changes, anti-gun violence investments

Jordan Neely Just Needed Some Help

Cops tackle protestors after GOP orders removal of trans rights activists from Texas House

Beau of the Fifth Column: Let's talk about Texas, the Constitution, and Pennsylvania....

Hakeem Jeffries Torches Republicans, Calls Debt Ceiling Bill a "Ransom Note" - Luke Beasley

***Follow up, surgery scheduled (maybe tentative) for June 7,

GOP Congresswoman snaps at conservative who accused her of supporting trans people by wearing a tux

Forbes: "Trump Tower exposed as something of a fraud."

Gov Stitt (OK) squashed bill that would protect Native students' right to wear feathers and regalia

Judge Tosses Trump's Lawsuit Against NY Times, Orders Him to Pay All Legal Fees

Loungers: See what you can find out and get back to me on that.

The Democrats' Dianne Feinstein Problem

Texas Senate Approves Bill To Allow Gov. Greg Abbott To Overturn Elections


Kremlin clowns are getting scared - Break the Fake - TVP World

Jaws drops as Republican says terrorists 'hate homosexuals more than we do'

most prominent California Democrat running to replace Katie Porter arrested for Drunk driving

Herbie Mann Feat. Cissy Houston - Asa Branca

The haircut.

Oklahoma bans woke banks from the state for promoting green energy

Chocolate Milk - Starbright

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Hear Zelensky's response to Russia's claim that Ukraine targeted Putin - CNN

Trump And Kari Lake Suggest MAGA Boycott Of Election If DeSantis Wins Nomination - Farron Balanced

Fung Bros-Is Asian hate getting worse?

No Labels May Re-Elect Donald Trump - Galston, WSJ

"Once homeless, California woman now worth millions after lottery win, officials say"

Floods from heavy rainfall kill at least 129 in Rwanda

Federal prosecutors charge 45 in crackdown on violent street gangs in Minneapolis

Judge Tosses Trump's Lawsuit Against NY Times, Orders Him to Pay All Legal Fees

It occurs to me that the party so dead set against Drag Queens reading to children.....

White House details 'severe damage' to the economy if debt ceiling default occurs

University of Iowa researcher says senators sought to silence him with funding threat

One of last surviving WWII vets, 100, reflects on conflict

California companies pay higher taxes for unemployment debt

TX: House committee advances tweak to free speech protection law.

Jane's Addiction - Irresistible Force

Moore declares Maryland a 'safe haven' for abortion access; approves protections for trans health ca

After two decades, Maryland moves from recognizing medicinal cannabis to recreational use

Iowa Democrats move ahead with mail-in plan for 2024 caucuses

IA: Sheriff's office sued for illegal search that led to 251 days in jail

RFK Jr. Blames Zelensky and U.S. 'NeoCons' for Russian Invasion of Ukraine

Idaho governor says Medicaid shouldn't pay for transgender medical care -- for anyone

USA $31 Trillion Debt Default Looms as Cash Runs Out 1st June & Congress Cannot Agree on Debt Deal

Idaho voters, the deadline is Friday to request your absentee ballot

Justine Bateman speaks candidly on embracing aging

PM Update: Showers through evening, and quite chilly tonight

Challenge to Kentucky's anti-trans law filed in federal court

US sending about $300 million in military aid to Ukraine

Republicans, Oregon Right to Life sue over abortion bill's readability

How CEOs Manipulate the Stock Market - More Perfect Union

FL Legislature approves proposal to make it easier to block local ordinances

Mazzy Star- Into Dust

Central Florida shooting leaves 4 dead, including 1 child

Like A Rolling Stone

Sen. Whitehouse Joins The ReidOut to Discuss the Ethics-Free Zone at the Court That Dark Money Built

Legal Recap: April started w/ Trump's arraignment & ended w/ his sexual assault & defamation trial

The reason it is so dangerous to put Trump on CNN or any non-rightwing media is

So, Marjorie's whistleblower has the goods on Biden and his son?

Exclusive: Special counsel probing Trump Organization's handling of Mar-a-Lago surveillance footage

Any word yet on the May contest?

Any word yet on the May contest?

Afternoon + sunset, southern MD 5/3

Let's talk about the CNN Trump town hall....

Watching peonies

Churchill Downs investigates 4 horse deaths ahead of Derby

Part 21: The Bust Goes Down at USC - Countering the LA Fed Wiretapping Attack

Stitched Panorama

Apparently saying the blessing before a meal is not enough.

Leafs-trolling father-daughter duo has been doing this for years

NYT: Racist text pushed Fox News to fire Tucker Carlson - Deadline - MSNBC

Real or not, reported Kremlin drone attack unsettles Russia

'We behave as if this is normal': Sen. Warnock addresses Atlanta shooting - MSNBC Reports

I baked chocolate chip cookies, today and was thinking about eating another one. Then this happened

News & Commentary April 27, 2023