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Ubiquity - Spread It

Poverty exists because...

Biddu Orchestra - Rain Forest

Maybe I pushed outside the edge of the envelope (vaccines)

Besides Bob Barker, we lost another today.

OMGAWD.......I hate when I see the used to be twin towers in NYC in a movie.....

UK to make whole-life sentences mandatory for worst killers

Joyce Vance's Caturday

Rockapella - Flat Tire

Fox News apologizes to Gold Star family after facing backlash over false story

Beau of the Fifth Column: Let's talk about a question of accuracy and dissonance....

The Beatles - The Word

Challenging Donald Trump's qualification for election from your email inbox - Velshi - MSNBC

The Monkees - Can You Dig It

Millions of carbon credits are not tied to forest preservation, as claimed

PragerU videos: 'It's evil more than it is stupid'

NEUROSCIENTIST: "You Will Never Drink Alcohol Again After Watching This!" Andrew Huberman

1135809. 1135809. I got I got I got your number on the wall

Fantastic Drones and Pro-Russian Moldova: New Fakes from Moscow - UATV English

The Beach Boys - Let The Wind Blow

How could I ever forget how gawd good Kurt Russell is in "Escape from New York".....

Ramsey Lewis - Dreams

#VelshiBannedBookClub: Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet' - Velshi - MSNBC

In post-Roe America, theocrat politicians are attacking women's rights and health care, but from

Bob Barker has passed away at the of 99.

'Democracy' was on the wall at the GOP debate. It was never in the conversation.

Republican Senator Accidentally Proves Why His Party is Doomed! - Luke Beasley

Trump is still Russia's favorite -- but one GOP rival has second place (it's Vivek)

US Senate seats that the Democrats will win in 2024 by a solid to slight margin.

Looks like he just stole another championship:

Another Diesel Tuner Nailed With $1M Fine for Emissions Tampering

Heading into the night

Jeff Tiedrich on Threads:

This is amazing! She should run for office.


In Iowa and elsewhere, bans on LGBTQ+ 'conversion therapy' become a conservative target

MI: Whitmer to call for election protections, paid leave, 100% clean energy in new speech

Ukrainian soldiers in Hawaiian shirts

Jimmy Carter on Threads: (not news on his health)

Shooting at Jacksonville store leaves multiple people dead, witnesses react - American Voices (3 videos)

Beloved pets in Canada rescued from wildfires by volunteers who stayed behind

SC abortion providers appeal ruling that left fetal heartbeat definition 'for another day'

Labelle - Lady Marmalade

Trump raised $7.1 million since he was booked Thursday at an Atlanta jail

Emmerson Mnangagwa: 'The Crocodile' wins second term as Zimbabwe president

The Record Company-Dance on Mondays

Amina Claudine Myers: "Golden Lady in the Graham Cracker"

Where is My Mind - Frank Sinatra AI cover

Ukraine war: Fighter ace and two other pilots killed in mid-air crash

The Record Company-Talk to Me

Gabor Szabo - Spellbinder

Growing number of countries consider making ecocide a crime

Staying on top of political threats like white supremacy and Christian nationalism.

Threads - The Bible Belt is also:

Joanne Bracken: "Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered"

Silicon Valley elites revealed as buyers of $800m of land to build utopian city

Watch your head! ("who did this?" LOL)

It's all gone - storage locker break in

A gang in Haiti opens fire on a crowd of parishioners trying to rid the community of criminals

Toshiko Akiyoshi at Maybeck: "That Old Devil Moon"

Adrian Hon: How Society Became Gamified

Bare electrical wire and leaning poles on Maui were possible cause of deadly fires

Grab him by the

Mary Lou Williams: "The Man I Love"

Donald Trump's Mugshot: the face of accountability in Georgia - Symone - MSNBC

Putin orders Wagner fighters to sign oath of allegiance to Russia

Anyone watching "American Coup" on CNN? It's an excellent documentary.

I have such sad news to share. Tudor just passed away.

Mary Lou Williams: "It Ain't Necessarily So"

Texas mayor calls for 'coordinated effort' with Mexico to fight cartels - NewsNation

Court of Appeals Issues CRITICAL New Ruling with MAJOR Ramifications - Meidas Touch

26 Aug: Trapped Ukrainians Escape & Crush Russian Flanks - Reporting from Ukraine

Some background about Vivek Ramaswamy's family.

The latest right-wing panic? Joe Biden is coming for your ceiling fans!

I'm high as hell let's talk!

Ron DeSantis counts on shorter lifespans to help with senior entitlement crisis

Womens rights and gun violence

U.S. judge cancels hearing on Mexican suit against gun-makers, Mexico says

U.S. judge cancels hearing on Mexican suit against gun-makers, Mexico says

Carla Bley Trio: "Life Goes On"


Crowns Ramaswamy debate's winner, for praising him

Crimson & Clover - long version

Trump praise for Vivek

Marching on 60 years later: 'Not a commemoration, a continuation' - Symone - MSNBC

DeSagging: Florida governor drops in POLITICO rankings

Michael Nesmith - Joanne

CA: Supreme Court reverses ruling on Latino voting rights issue in Santa Monica

How would a Biden-Harris ticket fare against a Trump-Ramaswamy ticket?

Anyone remember this

A Scientific Theater of the Absurd: Solar CVD of Graphene.

Ramaswamy: How many police, how many federal agents were on the planes that hit the Twin Towers?

AHHHH HOOOO! Werewolves of DU.

Fox News apologizes to Gold Star family after facing backlash over false story

Zimbabwe's President Mnangagwa reelected after tense contest

From dreams to progress: Where does the march for our freedoms go from here? - Symone - MSNBC

Nikki Haley says America's retirement age is 'way too low' and needs to be increased, while also cal

Russia to resume offensive in east Ukraine after regrouping, Kyiv says

Radicals Took Over the Michigan GOP. Now They Can't Stop Losing.

South Carolina's 5 female Statehouse senators renew long-shot call for ballot question on abortion

I'll be your Johnny on the Spot.

In Hypocritical Move, RNC Releases New Ad Promoting Mail-in and Early Voting

New poll has some bad news for Florida's mugshot man

Beating the heat vicariously yet involved

Ann Coulter sparks outrage over 'Hindu business' jab at Nikki Haley, Vivek Ramaswamy

Liberal Redneck - Trump's Big Week

Trump and His Co-Defendants in Georgia Are Already at Odds

Mr. Tambourine Man - The Byrds

Mr. Bojangles - Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

Minstrel of the Dawn - Gordon Lightfoot

Roberta Flack - Killing Me Softly With His Song

What's for dinner? Why, this . . .

If you get this, you are probably over 50.

Ajax Liquor Store - 1971

Beau of the Fifth Column: Let's talk about the GOP and an unforced error in 2024....

Christian Nationalist Stumped By Simple Question - Rebel HQ

The Ellis and Kutti mugshots look like part of a mood-cosmetic drug commercial:

Meal time. Come and get it!

"What?! I meant to do that!"

2nd tweet -- kitty gonna get ya!

A Crisis of Accountability at USC? Whistleblowers, Investigations, and Los Angeles Journalism

(Threads) Why do Republicans claim to be fiscally responsible

Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech originally had a different title - CBS Mornings

John Dean: No presidents' actions amount to what Trump is charged with

No, YOU tell him to get off the counter!

do not fuck with mr gator

Conservatism: the intense fear that somewhere, somehow, someone you think is inferior is being treat

How long til the Spanish soccer creep resigns? I say less than a week

MLK Jr.'s family reflects on the 60th anniversary of the March on Washington - Katie Phang - MSNBC

Your eventual replacement has already been designed, LuckyCharms

Well, you can tell by the way I use my walk, I'm a woman's man, no time to talk:

Why Tribalism Took Over Our Politics

Cat catching vapor:

Kitten: "I will eat your face!"

TFG channles Kim Jong Un

Locals Can't Get Enough Of The Artisan Creations At This Tiny Family-Run Donut Shop In Maryland.

Trump DOUBLES DOWN in Deranged Appearance after Making Fool of Himself - Meidas Touch

Super Callous Fragile Bigot Sexist He's Atrocious

Vivek's smarmy PBS interview

Legal proceedings heat up in Georgia's 2020 election case - Katie Phang - MSNBC

Sunday Funnies 8/27/23


On Wednesday, October 4 at 2:20 p.m. ET, every TV, radio and cellphone in the United States ...

CO: Denver Democrats pick Tim Hernndez to fill vacant House District 4 seat

AZ-SEN: Arizona readies for Kari Lake and a contentious Senate race

Longtime 'The Price Is Right' host Bob Barker dead at age 99 - MSNBC Reports

Questions linger after 2 women were shot at Guaranteed Rate Field during White Sox game

Elon Musk BUSTED Inflating Views For Tucker Carlson's Trump Interview On Twitter X

3 killed in Jacksonville Dollar General shooting that targeted Black people

3 dead as Marine helicopter crashes in Australia during training, officials say

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Muddy Mohawk Edition

Breakfast Sunday 27 August 2023

Wordle 799 (Aug 27) ***SPOILERS***

Isn't it strange they can breathe in this

U.S. judge cancels hearing on Mexican suit against gun-makers, Mexico says

A thought about the mugshot.....

Louisiana Republicans emphasize national talking points ahead of statewide election

Progressives see promise in more diverse candidates, voters ahead of 2024

Ex-Virginia school board candidate accused of attacking police on Jan. 6

Al Franken: Molly Jong-Fast and Mark Leibovich on the GOP Debate

Image Dump 8/27/23

MI: Long-simmering battle over public health comes to a head in Ottawa County

Playing cat and mouse with a malignant narcissist.

We won the last Presidential election

Polluters Rely on Old Rhetoric to Block Clean Energy Future

On this day, August 27, 1990, Stevie Ray Vaughan died in a helicopter crash.

On this day, August 27, 1953, Aleksandar Zivojinovic was born. Oh, you mean ...

On this day, August 27, 1965, The Hollies' "Look Through Any Window" was released in the UK.

Iowa nickname permission paperwork

Humor Grunts we were resourceful , 18 found pics of my time in leg land.

On This Day: Does the word 'Persons' include female persons? - August 27, 1927

Newly discovered black hole 'speed limit' hints at new laws of physics

Ex-prosecutor: Fani Willis' strategy pays off as indicted fake electors "point the finger" at Trump

Tropical Depression 10 Update

Any word from DeathSentence on the targeted killing of African-Americans

I didn't know humming birds eat

Even If Fires Can Be Held At Bay, Yellowknife Residents May Not Return Home For Weeks

More than 600 firefighters backed by water-dropping aircraft struggle to control wildfires in Greece

So many different shootings. I just counted 9

Green Turd Polishing: Republican "Environmentalists" Make The Best Of Debate Debacle

So Desantis called the shooter a scumbag who targeted people.....

LeBron James' Son Bronny's Cause of Cardiac Arrest Revealed

There Will Be No "Climate Havens"; Rising Temperatures And Increased Flooding Have Already Arrived

Anti-government protests take hold in southern Syria

Anti-government protests take hold in southern Syria

The next big abortion battleground: Pennsylvania

The 'false prophet' v the pope: Argentina faces clash of ideologies in election

The 'false prophet' v the pope: Argentina faces clash of ideologies in election

DeSantis demolition law clears way for hit job on Al Capone's Miami mansion

You raised $5.00 on August 26, 2023 unofficial DU for Ruben Gallego US Senate beat Senator Sinema

The Jacksonville killer first tried to enter a HBCU

You raised $55.00 on August 26, 2023 unofficial DU for Biden-Harris 2024

US-China: Economy, Diplomacy, Trade & Taiwan; 1.9 Million; Canada-China - China Update

Ron DeSantis Signed Constitutional Carry Into Law

Mugshot funnies

Cat Is Obsessed With Crunching Cardboard

Ukraine's Robotyne offensive illutrated:

Argentina Collapsing as Peso is Devalued, Inflation 113%, Interest Rates 118% & Debt Default Looms - JB

I know that the skeleton in the garage has been mentioned . . .

Mystery land buyers around California Air Force base revealed

PA SUPREME COURT: The next big abortion battleground: Pennsylvania

The sorry circus and its impact on US democracy (Observer ed)

Elmer Bernstein - Rooster (From "True Grit")

A small Alabama town whose white former-Mayor holds onto power by shutting off democracy

The dependence of CO2 hydrogenation to methanol on the surface coordination of copper catalysts.

Beau of the Fifth Column: Let's talk about Taiwan, the US, and F-16s....

Poll: Most think Tories would be better off if Poilievre left

This ain't easy (unofficial DU for Ruben Gallego US Senate beat Senator Sinema)

Charles P. Pierce: Trump's Fake Elector Scheme Had More Layers of Idiocy Than We Thought

Dan Hicks & The Hot Licks - Evening Breeze (Live 1989)

Student loans to be forgiven for more than 12,000 Wisconsinites

Image Dump 8/27/23 Part 2

ROBERT REICH: Trump Is Just An Image With No Platform Or Plan

I'm calling him "Ronald Dion" until I get a note from his mom saying "Ron" is OK

Apropos of nothing I saw a dozen large eggs at Wal Mart for $1.74-Free Range

If you get this you are probably over 50.

S8:6 (Conservative Terroism and the (R) Response)

S8:E6 (Conservative Terrorism and the (R) Response)

I hereby move that TFG should now be know P01135809

Have you ever fallen asleep at work? Or nodded off during a meeting? I have nodded off at various

Tech won't save us Podcast - about ELIZA and the history of AI criticism

The Ramaswamy guy has no chance of being elected President

Trump campaign raises $7.1m following historic Georgia mugshot

Rural town braces for Tyson plant closure, as manufacturing booms elsewhere

Narcissists who avoid treatment

Ukraine -- Victory Is Closer Than You Think

Ron DeSantis, the abysmal front-runner among GOP candidates not named Trump

"Can I forgive myself for my daughter's death?" Shocking, heartbreaking.

Ukrainian Security Service's drones attack planes at Kursk airfield

The Mug Shot

Every conversation the republicans have, they turn it into an attack on Biden

Congressman Clyde (NRA-GA) against increased scrutiny of stores selling guns involved in more crimes

Opinion: Here's the reason people tell me they want to buy an AR-15. And it's simply ludicrous

Opening scene from Breakheart Pass. One of the best opening scenes and themes ever. Charles Bronson.

Ask every Trumper you know this question.

I will never understand anyone who admires him.

Peter Gabriel - Steam

Donald Trump is like week-old pizza...

Feds Close to Deciding Whether to Charge Sen. Bob Menendez

Students and parents rally against new bare midriff ban at Ramona High School

China's rare earths dominance makes U.S. supply chains vulnerable, trade representative says

Frenemies for life...

Graeme Revell - The Crow Descends

What is the most important issue that Democrats should talk about?

Don't know who does this but I have learned to put catnip in water and boil it a little

RFK Jr. threatens DKos diarist: Pay me $1 million or else!

118 days until Festivus!

The Working Man's Breakfast, 18th Century 🍲

P01135809 donny we got your number

Ukraine unveils suicide submarine to take out Russia's warships

Meet the Press with No Labels Pat McCrory called out by Markos Moulitsas

Midwestern cities become transgender health sanctuaries amid GOP legislative threats

The world is a cat playing with Australia:

😃🇺🇸🍔🗓️❗️Build your favorite burger! 🥬🍅🧅🧀🥓❓

Three Trump codefendants say they became false electors at Trump's 'direction'

What Fiction are you reading this week, August 27, 2023?

Anniversaries and Posting Milestones (August 27, 2023)

Cat doesn't take Roomba seriously:

tRump's greatest service to humanity was lying about his weight

"Delirious". Steve Buscemi at his whackiest!

Remember the Florida school bus driver, who was literally falling-down drunk?

DailyKos Founder Markos Moulitsas calls out NOLABELS third-party proponent on Meet The Press.

A Well Regulated Militia

5,000 pilots suspected of hiding major health issues. Most are still flying.

Kitten's first sunbeam:

The Hatch Act Bars Meadows' Removal Bid

Pupper wants to sleep in:

I tried to ignore the kid on my street

Cat flops down in corner:

Respect Yourself

We halp!

Who wore it better?

Ninja dog:

Has anyone ever used a tax relief/negotiating

Fani Willis to map out election case details during federal court hearing on Monday

LOTSA LIBTARDS with guns....

"The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill" turns 25: A tribute to the album that refined hip-hop and feminism

Why are Americans so bad at lunch?

Sanders shoots down suggestion that his support for Biden is out of fear

Dr. Jeff Talks About the Future of Veterinary Medicine & Why The Industry is at a Crossroads

"If you ask former law professor John Eastman, he was just doing what any lawyer would do

DeSantis needs to shut that flycatcher of his:

Netflix: Who is Erin Carter?

No Labels to hold nominating convention in April, Joe Lieberman says

Russia says it confirmed Wagner leader Prigozhin died in a plane crash

Russia says it confirmed Wagner leader Prigozhin died in a plane crash

Stop the Dreams. The latest original. A sixty-ish feel with a lot of vocal tracks.

Women working in Antarctica say they were left to fend for themselves against sexual harassers

Women working in Antarctica say they were left to fend for themselves against sexual harassers

Stray Dog Chases Couple For Miles On Cycling Tour

Question about airplane ✈️ mode.

GOP presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy is an 'unaffiliated' voter, records show

Did you ever make an online purchase that you regretted? Mine was this product called Naturefresh.

With Bannon on his side, how can Paxton lose?

Little free library

Tropical Storm Idalia has formed- this will be a hurricane

Watergate prosecutor predicts next big thing in Georgia case

David Enrich: Big Law's Corruption Of Justice

Wisconsin Supreme Court flips liberal, creating a 'seismic shift'

Do you need to take out a second mortgage to go food shopping?

Ramaswamy doubles down on calling Pressley part of 'modern KKK'

Shaker Heights man found guilty of double voting in 2020 and 2022

Liver Cancer is Us

PA: Pennridge GOP School Board Candidate Verbally Attacks Curriculum Supervisor At Meeting

people clap and pump their fists at Ramaswamy's proposal to take vote away from 18 year olds

Imagine being willing to die for your hate.

Judge Cannon Continues to Make a Mess in Trump Criminal Case

Sunday Singalong! "Sympathy for the Despot"

Vivek Ramaswamy Paid Wikipedia Editors to Erase His Soros Fellowship and Covid Work

Back to school: 1.3 million Palestinian children in the WB/Gaza are returning to school

Afghanistan: Taliban ban women from visiting popular national park

I halp!

Full Panel on Ramaswamy: Could you imagine 'mansplaining' to the UN ambassador at GOP debate?

'I can't go': Trump blows up on prosecutors for keeping him from attending PGA event in Scotland

southern MD dawn 8/27

Baby and puppy:

"Soft-baked" cookies in the grocery store..

Tappy tappy tappy tappy!

Mechanic Takes Customer's Car on 113-MPH Joyride

Love, war and loss: How one soldier in Ukraine hopes to be made whole again


The nation's only unionized strip club reopens in North Hollywood

Ramaswamy shows once again he would fail the civics test he wants 18-25 year olds to pass to be

Ex-Alabama deputy sheriff sentenced to prison for sexual assault on woman in his custody

Watching Cubs

Cute overload:

POLL - Should Manifestos Be Published?

Palm sized piglet:

Fingertip chamelion:

Fact-Checking Vivek Ramaswamy on the Campaign Trail

****Poll Closed***

Spicebush Swallowtail caterpillars:

Just an update on wifey.

Jenna Ellis for the L

A revolution 40 years in the making: how the Spanish women's soccer team fought back

TCM Schedule for Tuesday, August 29: Summer Under the Stars: Woody Strode

What's for Dinner, Sun., Aug. 27, 2023

The Next Republican President's Supreme Court Picks Will Be Far Worse Than Trump's

This or That--Roadrunner or Wile E. Coyote? I pick coyote.

Jacksonville Dollar General shooter identified

Will Bunch: Journalism fails miserably at explaining what is really happening to America

The next big abortion battleground: Pennsylvania

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Monday, 28 August 2023

Jacksonville shooter tried to enter historically Black college before killing 3 in Dollar General st

TCM Schedule for Wednesday, August 30: Summer Under the Stars: Sophia Loren

Members of US Congress make a rare visit to opposition-held northwest Syria

I do not want Trump's mugshot used as his official White House portrait

Dear DUers, I have Heartbreaking and shocking

'Fever in the Heartland' links Klan history to MAGA movement

Amazingly, RFK Jr has a sensible idea

Question on hearing tomorrow by Judge

When/if Trump gets to prison . . .

That time in 1913 when it was legal and appropriate to mail children

Trump announces that he won the senior club championship at his own golf club w/o cheating

Magical musical evening at the vineyards

Saw this on Facebook and thought it was poignant and to the point

Why do cats love tuna so much? Scientists may finally know

Jacksonville gunman in racially motivated attack legally bought two weapons earlier this year, sheri

The most vulnerable Democratic and Republican held US Senate seats in 2026 and 2028.

Virginia Gov. Youngkin eyes a 15-week abortion ban as a 'consensus' voters will back

'Potentially widespread': Citgo gasoline from Port of Tampa contaminated with diesel, FDACS says

Florida state Rep. Angie Nixon (D) - mad as hell and rightly so!!!!

Russia is laundering propaganda through unwitting Westerners

FDA pet food investigation: What to know about diet-related heart disease

Now my County here in Florida has issued

In the south, Democrats won both US Senate seats in VA(2006 and 2008),GA(2021-regular and special),

Will tomorrow's 10 am (Eastern) removal hearing in Fulton Co be televised?

Two women are in a Fond Du Lac jail...

Name a character from a TV show & see if anyone knows the show W/O using Google

Tropical Storm Idalia takes aim at Gulf of Mexico on a possible track toward the US, forecasters say

A broad genetic test saved one newborn's life. Research suggests it could help millions of others

Long-forgotten time capsule discovered at West Point -- will be opened Monday

US Senate seats that will help Democrats increase their majority in the US Senate.

Donald Trump's mugshot has already made the Atlanta Beltline: A Chris Veal original ...

Bodycam: Oklahoma Teacher Allegedly Shows Up Drunk on First Day of Elementary School

The mystery of why some people develop ALS

It's pouring in Ashland. Still dry in Alexandria.

The Smithereens - Blood and Roses

A House impeachment inquiry of President Biden is a 'natural step forward,' Speaker McCarthy says

Teen killed in early-morning 3-car crash in Prince William

Biden's commerce secretary is the latest Cabinet member to visit China in a bid for improved ties

The conman says he raised 7 million selling mugshot merchandise

Chris Christie: Hunter Biden's not on the ballot

Kyle Rittenhouse complains that lawsuits make it 'harder for me to move on with my life'

Libya suspends foreign minister after meeting with Israeli foreign minister

I've avoided the height/weight thing... but THIS made me LOL

"Indictments": Rev. Jamal Bryant at The 60th Anniversary of The March On Washington

Maya Wiley Speaks at 60th Anniversary of the March on Washington

From Twitter: Ukrainian flag sent aloft from Kherson to temp occupied left bank region

I hate Donald Trump

Guliani's weight was posted as 230 in Georgia.

Detroit school names 8 time felon as principal

this is probably my best frog pic of the year so far....

Deborah Lynn Lee: Trial date set for Olyphant, PA woman accused in Jan. 6 rioting

REALLY not liking the blinking "my stuff" button on du4

Time for a Matt Friend Comedy Break

ill never smoke weed with willie again.

MUGA😀😀😀 too good Jen Psaki

Despite obvious risks, RNC chair wants greater focus on abortion

House Democratic Leadership Statement on Jacksonville Mass Shooting.

Black Montgomery families find swastikas, racial slurs painted on their homes, cars

Bad news, son. The DNA tests came back.

A vote for Cornell West is a vote for Trump

George Carlin, Modern Man

CPAC urged to probe more sexual misconduct claims against chair Matt Schlapp

Arizona State to self-impose bowl ban on football program in light of NCAA probe

House Republicans barrel toward Biden impeachment inquiry -- but some hesitate

The last time this month all the wind turbines in California produced for a period of more than 5...

Christie Confronted for Standing by Trump After Rape Allegation and Other Scandals

Sunset southern MD 8/27

Trump Warns of 'Dark Days' in Overnight Social Posts: 'America Is Becoming a Banana Republic'

Melania waves goodbye to Donald

Freedom Caucus Warns Speaker Kevin McCarthy To Shut Down Government Or Lose Your Job

Alright, who made this ? (New Saudi Prince)