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Archives: January 18, 2024

"Republicans knew women would die. They planned for it." Jessica Valentini to Senate Dems

What happened to curtesy and manners in this country?

I hate Bullies

Israel's War Within

Usually when you cheat on your State taxes

Green Bay Packers' Jordan Love's future. If he were to seek another line of work, he could be:

Texas defies federal threat to abandon border area, setting up legal showdown

Fla. man sentenced to 5 years after attacking 6 officers on Jan. 6

Dan Goldman Pushes Censure Against Elise Stefanik For Calling Jan. 6 Prisoners 'Hostages'

UPDATE - So talk me out/in to moving to New Mexico

Republicans' hearing backfires in the most brutal way - Brian Tyler Cohen

Just like far-right American politicians, when Pierre Poilievre doesn't like a question or things don't go his way,

FED UP Jamie Raskin EXPOSES Republican SHAM to their face - Meidas Touch

Laura Ingraham & Mike Johnson talking tonight about Trump telling both of them he wants the border deal blocked

Yusef Lateef - Eboness

Biden warns Republicans at Ukraine aid talks

Needed for trump but without the mics

Katie Phang: 'You get what you pay for' - Trump's lawyer Alina Habba embarrasses herself in court - Deadline - MSNBC

MAGA won't stop faceplanting on Biden impeachment! - Pondering Politics

Nadler says he learned of Roger Stone's alleged death threat on the news

House GOP goes after Cassidy Hutchinson for telling the truth on January 6th - Deadline - MSNBC

Trump Goes After Records Between White House, Fani Willis Lawyer

L.A. County to pay $1.75 million for alleged illegal cavity searches by Sheriff Deputy Deanna Ballesteros

'How much will it take to make him stop?' - Trump lashes out in courtroom again - Deadline - MSNBC

Bolero - By Ravel - London Symphony Orchestra 🎻

i scared my self.

Marjorie Greene Says Forced Birth Is Good Because It Will 'Fill Jobs' - Waldorf Nation

"Faux-zempic" driving hospitalizations

Fox News Host's Lies Shut Down To His Face in Viral Moment! - Luke Beasley

U.S. launches fourth round of strikes in a week against Houthi targets in Yemen

Democratic votes for H.Res 957: Denouncing the Biden administration's open-borders policies

☦️ Eastern Orthodoxy - A Guide

We asked a dermatologist about the mystery marks on Trump's hands. Here's what he said.

Rick Perlstein: Metaphors Journalists Live By (Part I)

Fox News Praises Kamala Harris, Fears She'll Crush Republicans - Pondering Politics

"Lucky 7", the very first pirate T.V. station (Syracuse, NY, 1978)

Trump's lawyer nightmare: Trump loses another attorney as he braces for criminal trials - The Beat - MSNBC

Beau of the Fifth Column: Let's talk about Roger Stone, recordings, and AI....

*Lawrence of Arabia on TCM now.

Biden administration officials laying groundwork with other Israeli leaders in anticipation of post-Netanyahu government

An amazing and disturbing documentary about the Willowbrook institution

Federal judge threatens to eject Donald Trump from his own trial for disrupting the proceedings - Glenn Kirschner

Would you take cash to leave a rent-controlled apartment? Data show it happens often in L.A.

Shadow at the end of another puppy-dog day. Teddy Bear is where K.C. kneads his claws.

Bernie Sanders is on Chris Hayes condemning Bibi's attacks on the Palestinian people

Rep. Frost Skewers Skewers Republicans Over Trump Copying Hitler - REFLECT

End of Humanity

Mandatory Wednesday Mike Malloy thread!

Lawrence O'Donnell Gives Donald Trump Lawyer Alina Habba A Damning New Title

Shockwave: If Trump loses in 2024 and goes to prison, here's the big reason why... - The Beat - MSNBC

Buttons malfunctioning

Shadow at the end of another puppy-dog day. Teddy Bear is where K.C. kneads his claws.

Go ahead. Flame me . . . . .

☦️ Christianity - 'Seven Abominations To God'


Convicted Trump aide Bannon takes 'deep state' crusade to Supreme Court - The Beat - MSNBC

E. Jean Carroll says TRUMP SHOULD PAY - Talking Feds

Katie Phang: 'You get what you pay for' - Trump's lawyer Alina Habba embarrasses herself in court

Texas transportation company sues Chicago for migrant bus restrictions

"Starman", Bowie, 1972

Trump dares judge to kick him out of court: 'I would love it' - All In - MSNBC

Pro-Palestinian protesters miss the civil disobedience portion of the program

Well, that was must see tv. Elizabeth Warren interview on Alex Wagner.

From an Arctic prison, Navalny says Putin's Russia will one day crumble

GOP Rep. Stefanik faces censure push for calling Jan. 6 rioters 'hostages' - All In - MSNBC

MTG's Nastiness Gets Thrown Back In Her Face!

Trump Plans To Defend Docs Case By Using Bizarre Claim Linked To Weird QAnon Theory

Seth Meyers - Trump Lawyer Embarrassed After Judge Scolds Her; Low Turnout in Iowa Caucus: A Closer Look

IRS collected more than $520 million in back taxes from delinquent millionaires so far

Parking lot attorneys are lousy litigators

You could see our snow from space today!

Trump's win suddenly dealt major blow

Bernie Sanders: Netanyahu tells Biden 'Screw you' on Gaza de-escalation - All In - MSNBC

Trump 'wants' courtroom banishment? Judge's anger, bad boy antics help poll numbers, expert says - The ReidOut - MSNBC

Winter nights be like--

Dear Nikki Haley.

Vivaldi - Four Seasons - Winter 🎭

The irony

America... Land of the Batshit Insane

Was using the Day/Nite mode, but switched back to Day after the night color scheme was unreadable on my iPhone.

George Conway Explains E. Jean Carroll's Lawsuit Against donald trump

Trump's win suddenly dealt major blow - MSNBC

Big Win in Florida, Rs Struggle in Iowa - My Appearance on The Last Word (1/16/24)

Inside a Plan to Save Homeowners Hundreds of Dollars Closing Their Mortgages -WSJ

'You're not being inaugurated...'

computer geeks know ths .

Order in the court!

The Panda Cafe is closed for the season

Could the red marks on Trump's hand be shingles?

Help! MacBook won't shut up

I really want to beat this woman to a pulp...

Lucinda Williams/Emmylou Harris/Neil Young - Sweet Old World

Trump-appointed Supreme Court 'nepo baby'? Why fishy case is ammo for his mom's small gov. gospel - The ReidOut - MSNBC

Radiohead - Fake Plastic Trees

Fuzzy little fellow:

Trump and Alina Habba have NIGHTMARE DAY in court - Talking Feds

Anton Karas - The Third Man theme + a clip from the flick

A climate conspiracy theorist said the government deliberately lit wildfires. He just pleaded guilty to starting 14

Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue - Oscar Levant, piano; Eugene Ormandy, director; Philadelphia Orchestra

*TCM, coming up:

When best friends haven't seen each other for a long time:

NY-03: GOP candidate keeps a low profile in race to replace ex-Rep. George Santos

Judge to Trump lawyer: 'Refresh your memory' on how to enter evidence - the Last Word - MSNBC

Texas Refuses to Comply with Cease-and-Desist Letter

Catch me if you can.

A scene from the film "Coming Through the Rye,"

OH-07: Former Congressman, Cleveland mayor files to run for House seat in Ohio

TX-SEN: Allred raises $4.8M in Q4, leads Cruz in cash for Texas Senate race

When the catnip hits:

Trump Wants House GOP to Tank Immigration Deal

CA-SEN: California McClatchy newspapers endorse Barbara Lee for Senate

Sen. Whitehouse: SCOTUS could limit agency experts 'who can call BS' on big business - The Last Word - MSNBC

NY-03: Democrats hopeful in special election for Santos's House seat

Pinchas Zukerman Plays Wieniawski Polonaise D Major 🎻

Biden campaign brings in $1.6M in grassroots donations after Trump's Iowa caucuses win

Lawrence O'Donnell: Trump's court outbursts are 'the last thing competent Trump lawyers would want' - The Last Word MSNBC

Christian Nationalists Team Up on Illicit Push to Get Churches to Campaign for Trump

Pakistan air force carries out retaliatory strikes in Iran, targeting Pakistani insurgents

Why a California lawmaker (D) is fighting to flip statehouses

Kitten is a bit wound up:

You don't know who you're messing with, pal!

Florida Republicans eye new target: Flags

Kimmel: Trump Complains About Lack of Airtime, Ted "Cancun" Cruz Endorses Donny & Everybody Has COVID Again

Kamala Harris Knocks Nikki Haley's Rejection of American Racism

Trump has cozied up to Putin, and enjoys a warmer relationship with the North Korean dictator than

Fla. man sentenced to 5 years after attacking 6 officers on Jan. 6


Bank: Michigan GOP defaulted on $500K loan, hasn't made payment in months

Trump loses it in court, issued threat by judge - Brian Tyler Cohen

AK: Measure limiting Alaska campaign cash fails to get enough signatures for 2024 vote

Nice old clip

"Carville: It Appears That Trump Has Secondary Syphilis"

WOW! Did you see Barack Obama's birthday picture of Michelle???

Cognitive Test - The Lincoln Project

LA: Congressional map with Gov. Jeff Landry's backing clears Louisiana Senate

Andy Borowitz on the Republican primaries

Sen. Baldwin on abortion rights: 'Can't stop fighting' until Roe is 'law of the land' - The Last Word - MSNBC

Lawmakers consider end of 'jungle' primary elections in Louisiana

PA-TR: Bizzarro (D) criticizes Garrity (R) for endorsing Trump as she demands apology for 'insurrectionist Barbie' post

Oklahoma lawmaker proposes constitutional amendment to say life begins at conception

Prosecutor in the TV studio attack is shot dead in Ecuador's most dangerous city

Virginia Finds 4,000 Vote Errors In 2020 Election - Raw News And Politics


Trump plans to defend docs case by saying he thought he still had high clearance: report

'Donald Trump can't control himself': George Conway points to ex-president's mental health

Benson: Redrawing Detroit districts by spring 'threatens' 2024 elections

Can Anyone Translate CUCKOO Into English? (Trump's NH speech)

AG snaps back at Republican lawmaker who asked for apology to 'fake electors'

A Headline That Pretty Much Tells It Like It Is

PornSnub -- Ohio lawmakers want to require ID to watch online pornography

Beau of the Fifth Column: Let's talk about Russia, China, and banks....

Fun lady

Nixon call to Joe Biden on the day Biden's wife and daughter

No clear frontrunner in proposed Wisconsin legislative maps, but plenty of angst

WI-SEN: With Republicans still on the sideline in Senate race, Tammy Baldwin hits the campaign trail

As justices retire, more changes come for Minnesota's Supreme Court

Minnesota cannabis regulators say state will likely need 381 dispensaries at a minimum

Arizona AG: No recount of narrow vote margin for Tucson mayor & Council raise

FULL Movie :My Little Bride (2004) - Korean Movie w/ English Subtitles

CA-GOV: Betty Yee (D) will run for Governor

Fox News Host Stunned By Ben Carson's Stupidity - Rebel HQ

My Sassy Girl full movie KOREAN with English subs

'View' co-host Whoopi Goldberg says Trump would round up and 'disappear' journalists, gay people

CA: Will a Disney-Backed Anaheim City Councilwoman (D) Face a Recall Election?

Thousands protest in Russia: What does this mean for Putin and Russian politics? - DW News

Lines & angles

NY-03: Tom Suozzi (D) Blasts Mazi Pilip (R) Campaign's Usage of Anti-Italian Slur

NY-03: Special election race between Tom Suozzi (D) and Mazi Pilip (R) is heating up

How to wake up anti-vaxxers

A quick guide to PA's House District 140 special election

Jack Smith wins as court turns down appeal to keep Trump Twitter records secret

Part 65: USC Has A Rape Cover-Up Problem - And What We're Doing About It

DLCC Spotlight Candidate Tom Keen Defies the Odds, Wins in Florida HD-35 Special Election

DLCC Announces Three New Board Members

Senior politicians urge Ursula von der Leyen to probe Serbian election

6 Races to watch in the 2024 Illinois primary election

The Return To Innocence

More than 4 billion people are eligible to vote in an election in 2024. Is this democracy's biggest test?

Goldman Files Censure Against Stefanik for Calling Jan. 6 Defendants 'Hostages'

Kamala Harris says she's "scared as heck" Trump may win 2024 election

UK: Labour lifts suspension on London by-election candidate hours before polls open

Confused Trump Appears Disoriented During Speech

With Keen's win in Florida House special election, Democrats see a path forward

What's in the way of a deal as Congress, White House negotiate Ukraine and border funding - PBS NewsHour (2 videos)

IL Supreme Court appoints 7 unopposed Cook County judges ahead of primary election amid shortage

Jan 6 Convict Warns Of The Dangers Of Trump And MAGA - Raw News And Politics

TCM Thursday morning

Moon setting, Waxing Gibbous, 48% visible

Trump and the GOP are coming for you: Warren stresses reproductive rights at stake in 2024 - Alex Wagner - MSNBC

Abortion-rights coalition launches campaign to put amendment on Missouri ballot

Will red states cheat to install Trump as president?

MT: Attorney general blocks constitutional abortion proposal

Jack Smith COMES OUT ON TOP against Twitter - Talking Feds

Virginia delegate proposes total ban on abortion, except to save mother's life

Waxing Gibbous, 48% visible

Virginia's proposed constitutional amendments on abortion, same-sex marriage pushed to 2025


No, New York libraries aren't closing because of funding for Israel

Trump tempts judge's wrath with courtroom antics at E. Jean Carroll trial - Alex Wagner - MSNBC

GOP front-runner for North Carolina governor supported banning abortions without exceptions. Now he avoids using the 'a-

France moves to enshrine abortion in constitution

Mexican sunset.

'Sniveling coward': Once tough-talking Republicans waste no time surrendering to Trump - Alex Wagner - MSNBC

Peter Schickele, "PDQ Bach" satirist, has died, he was 88.

The Daily Show - TDS Covers the Iowa Caucus

Right-wing executive's media empire exemplifies dangerous bias he warns against - Alex Wagner - MSNBC

We finally know how tardigrades can survive extreme conditions

Trump SCREWS HIMSELF when Jury Scheme GOES WRONG - Meidas Touch

'Beginning of Trump's end': Reed Galen on Trump's Iowa win - The 11th Hour - MSNBC

Can Democracy Survive The Morbidly Rich? - Thom Hartmann

Was Bobi the World's Oldest Dog--or a Fraud?

Dennis Kucinich to run in Ohio

Breakfast Thursday 18 January 2024


Moms for Liberty activists launch taxpayer-funded charter school in South Carolina - The 11th Hour - MSNBC

Liberal group files complaint over Montana GOP Senate candidate's financial disclosure

Prosecutors reveal SHOCKING DETAIL on Hunter Biden charges - Talking Feds

Major solar farm builder settles case alleging it violated clean water rules

'He always has to have the last word': Trump almost kicked out of court - The 11th Hour - MSNBC

The drop in Panama Canal traffic due to a severe drought could cost up to $700 million

Visibly Haggard Trump's Speech Could Come Back to HAUNT Him - Meidas Touch

Last of Us Season 2 auditions.

Stephen Colbert - Monologue and Opening - 01/17/24

Biden unveils ambitious solar plan for the West

Did I hear correctly that DeathSentence's 'Never Back Down Pac' has

Iowa sues TikTok alleging parents misled about inappropriate content


Oldie but relevant today

Hollywood has lost another great actor. Richard Roundtree has passed away at the age of 81.

Wordle 943 ***Spoiler Thread***

Poll - how Californians feel about the Israel - Hamas war

Indian Navy rescues crew after attack on U.S.-owned ship off coast of Yemen

Some experiential considerations of dementia in the elderly:

On this day, January 18, 1960, Capital Airlines Flight 20 crashed in Charles City County, Virginia.

Sen. Sanders joins Chris Hayes to discuss his push for Gaza human rights inquiry, scrutiny

On this day, January 18, 1990, Marion Barry was set up.

Judge Cannon SETS HERSELF UP for Reversal Soon - Meidas Touch

Gov Ron Desantis goes to #NewHampshirePrimary to spread his LIES about Covid Vaccination........

On this day, January 18, 1882, "Winnie-the-Pooh" author A. A. Milne was born.

Trump considering Rep. Elise Stefanik as running mate - Way Too Early - MSNBC

On this day, January 18, 1983, the family of Jim Thorpe was presented with commemorative medals for the 1912 Olympics.

Donald Trump will close out the Republican Primary on February 3rd.

Texas transportation company sues Chicago for migrant bus restrictions

Corey Hart - Sunglasses At Night

The deadliest area in Ukraine: Entire Russian convoy vanished without a trace. Z-Army lost 90% tanks - The Russian Dude

On this day, January 18, 2021, the 1776 Commission took people to task for saying such bad things about slavery.

How a stray made this guy a cat dad of 8.

Thursday TOONS

Biden brings congressional leaders to White House at pivotal time for Ukraine aid and US border deal

White House criticizes House Republican impeachment push against DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas

Floriduh GOP Bill Would Further Restrict Any Attempts To Limit Plastics, Aluminum, Cardboard, Glass, Etc.

The World Needs More Beck Wiggling and Scrape Creation

On this day, January 18, 2021, Trump signed Executive Order 13978: "Building the National Garden of American Heroes."

Norway Awards 62 New Oil/Gas Production Licenses; Output Approaches 15-Year High

Dennis Kucinich files FEC paperwork to run for Congress against Republican Max Miller

Most Americans wouldn't vote for Trump if he's convicted of a felony: Poll - Morning Joe - MSNBC

Arab nations develop plan to end Israel-Hamas war and create Palestinian state

China & HK Stocks Just Crashed; War Threats & Taiwan; Chinese Economy - China Update

Plastic, Used Diapers, Rotting Food, Dead Animals - What Balinese Stream-Cleaning Team Faces Every Day

Publication Of "Urgent" UK Utility Plan To Clean Up Rivers Of Shit Delayed By Another Four Months

Steve Schmidt explains how Elise Stefanik became Donald Trump 2.0

Per Bloomberg: Trump moves to quash any hope of compromise on immigration and Ukraine

Texas refuses to comply with Biden administration's cease-and-desist letter about border access

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Bullshit Squared: Equipping UK Wood Pellet Plant W. "Carbon Capture" Will Cost Ratepayers 40 Billion Pounds

Giving the President total immunity would destroy any power the Supreme Court has

Heading out for ultrasound

Art of the Week: Week of 01/17/24

Seth Meyers - Nikki Haley Claims U.S. Has "Never Been a Racist Country" - Monologue 01/17/23

The Rundown: January 18, 2024

Taxing wealth to break billionaire dominance

In 2023, Reported Cases Of Dengue In Bangladesh Rose 5X Over 2022: 321,179 Cases, 1,705 Deaths

Anyone here into lucid dreaming? I'd like to get into it.

Bronwyn, Snowdon and Dylan are the only kittens on the porch, this morning

The Russian war on gays intensifies

Tories 27-points behind

When Private Enterprise Fails, Public Enterprise Must Step Up - Jim Hightower

The super-rich got that way through monopolies - Cory Doctorow

Wouldn't this be nice? Wouldn't this be fair to Ms. Carroll?

You raised $2,670.00 on January 17, 2024 unofficial DU for Biden-Harris 2024

Wind Flower

Do we have two Presidents?

On This Day - Cook is first European to visit Hawaii, killed by Hawaiins one year later - Jan. 18, 1778

Anyone here into lucid dreaming?

Initial jobless claims unexpectedly drop in past week

'Interesting little predator' that hasn't lived in Pa. woods in 100 years to have comeback fate decided this month

Metaphors Journalists Live By (Part II)

GOP Majority Flatlining As Another House Republican Announces They Won't Seek Reelection

Evictions Will Be Delayed for Migrant Women Who Are Pregnant or Have Newborns, City Says

7 pictures of tfg on the home page right now.

I Still Believe in Norman Lear's America

'I just can't': Mika reacts to Haley saying she's not followed Trump's sexual abuse case

E. Jean Carroll judge bench-slaps Trump's attorney 14 times over basic lawyering in a single day of testimony

Nikki Haley Faces Constant Sexism From The Republican Party... Why Does She Put Up With It? - Hysteria Podcast

Guys On Vacation Try To Save A Pelican In The Middle Of The Ocean

David Ruffin, Temptations lead singer, was born on this date.

Jimmy Kimmel version of 'God gave us Trump'

Trump's house of cards is starting to crumble

I am betting that when the SLobfather is finally cornered

(Trump's) acting like a cartoonish bad guy on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit"

And you thought it took a long time for Mickey Mouse to drop out of copyright ...

"I'm here because I was assaulted by Donald Trump, and when I wrote about it, he said it never happened. He lied..."

Most millionaires and billionaires in G20 countries think extreme wealth is 'threat to democracy'

'Just stop!': Nikki Haley buried by Morning Joe for ducking Trump rape questions

Tal Wilkenfeld: Music, Guitar, Bass, Jeff Beck, Prince, and Leonard Cohen

Texas! Colin Allred, Democratic candidate for US Senate, raises $4.8 million in fourth quarter of 2023

"Night Mode" doesn't function properly on DU.

Trump posts all-caps 2 AM rant calling for 'total immunity' even if acts 'cross the line'

Republican Melt - Clay Jones Cartoon

Who The Fuck Does Barry Loudermilk Think He Is?

Missouri abortion rights groups launch effort to place constitutional amendment on the 2024 ballot

MAGA Squirms When Asked About Trump's Jeffrey Epstein Comments

Democrat Frost challenges GOP to introduce bill to remove Statue of Liberty

ESPN radio host encourages Packers to take a cheap shot on 49ers QB Brock Purdy

Power line falls on car during Oregon ice storm, killing 3 and injuring a baby, authorities say

Sitting on the Dock of the Bay

Judge Threatens to Kick Trump Out of Court! -Stephanie Miller

Judge Threatens to Kick Trump Out of Court! - Stephanie Miller Show

The MAGA Cavalry will never come to rescue Trump.

Lauren Boebert's GOP opponent arrested for drunk driving with a gun in 2022

As Mango Mussolini appears impervious to judicial admonishments, so far,

TFG affiliated PACs have paid Alina Habba $2,528,408.06 in legal fees between 2/11/22 and 6/20/23.

'Trump wants to help Putin' score a massive win: Morning Joe

I have to keep signing in constantly on my iphone

In my opinion, the most important deadline this year is July 15th.

B-day senioritis! How do I self-delete a post?

UAW announces union campaign at Mercedes-Benz plant in Alabama

The difference

Weekly jobless claims post lowest reading since September 2022

Trump is considering Rama Swampy as his VP?

Squeaky Clean Black Comedy - Good for the Soul - From Lauren's Blog

land line phone

Law enforcement response to Uvalde mass shooting a 'failure,' DOJ says in new report

every great photograph tells a story...

Rep. Dan Goldman introduces a resolution to censure Congresswoman Stefanik for her role in Trump's insurrection

Phony Originalism Could Cost Florida Women Their Abortion Rights

Phony Originalism Could Cost Florida Women Their Abortion Rights

Law enforcement response to Uvalde mass shooting a 'failure,' DOJ says in new report

Top U.S. & World Headlines -- January 18, 2024

Squeaky Clean Comedy - Good For the Soul - From Lauren's Blog

'Cartoon villain' Trump is 'acting like the guiltiest man alive' in court

Biden Campaign to Unveil New Push for Abortion Rights

California Gov. Gavin Newsom says he won't sign a proposed ban on tackle football for kids under 12

Russia's Prized A-50 Spy Plane Loss May Signal 'Preparation' for F-16s

Live Updates Of E. Jean Carroll's Lawsuit

New Mexico governor threatened with impeachment by Republican lawmakers over gun restrictions

Palestinian Artist Samia Halaby Slams Indiana U. for Canceling Exhibit over Her Support for Gaza

Anniversaries and Posting Milestones (January 18, 2024)

Melania's mother memorialized

Genetic sequence of coronavirus was submitted to US database two weeks before China's official disclosure, documents sho

12 inches saved my life-you who drive need to pay attention when driving

And People Say Bipartisanship Is Dead..

Finally able to sign on. First time since last night.

Getting a feeling of deja vu all over again...

Artist Emily Jacir: Rampant Censorship Is Part of the Genocidal Campaign to Erase Palestinians

Trump called Haberman. Hear what she said about it

Ultraviolet light can kill almost all the viruses in a room. Why isn't it everywhere?

Jerod Mayo, the Patriots head coach, makes bold statement about race

UK Guardian: 'Good boy': dog saves Philadelphia neighborhood from potentially explosive gas leak

Bartok- Contrasts - Benny Goodman, clarinetto; Joseph Szigeti, violino; Bela Bartok, piano

"A Power Grab by the Court"

Holocaust Survivor Marione Ingram Decries Climate of Censorship After Her Hamburg Talks Are Canceled

What do your grandkids call you?

These Republicans want to punish conservative rebels as tensions erupt in the House

Amazon to invest in Diamond Sports (Bally Sports) as part of bankruptcy deal

Uvalde shooting report sharply critical of police response, leaders

Maurice Ravel - Bolero

Freed Israeli hostage says she was held in Gaza hospital with dozens of others

Texas authorities have begun arresting migrants at a public park near the US-Mexico border, official says

Maggie Haberman is saving it for the book

You're going to be "Debanked" says a Deteriorating trump. -Meidas Touch

An airstrike on southern Syria, likely carried out by Jordan's air force, kills 9

Alarm as Alabama man to be executed via gas method rejected by veterinarians

We are having issues with Night Mode today

Judge sharply reduces $36 million discrimination award against Werner Enterprises

Bloomberg: Why Pakistan and Iran attacked each other:

Missouri abortion-rights campaign backs proposal to enshrine access but allow late-term restrictions

George Gershwin - Porgy and Bess Suite

Ed O'Neill to return honorary degree from Youngstown State after GOP House member chosen president

At first they seem ridiculous. The big egoes. The bad ideas. Some of them seem almost comical. Lincoln project video.

My wife and I need help.

"Cascading failures": Justice Department blasts law enforcement's botched response to Uvalde school shooting

Marvin Gaye - Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology) 1971 Soul Purrfection Version

P.D.Q. Bach - Eine Kleine Nichtmusik

Florida GOP lawmakers seek to ban rainbow flags in schools, saying they're bad for students

Beau of the Fifth Column: Let's talk about Iran, Pakistan, and what's next....

Another trans candidate in Ohio faces disqualification vote for omitting deadname

IDF denies Jordanian field hospital in Gaza was badly damaged, says troops didn't target it.

Dvořk Symphony No 9 "New World" Celibidache, Mnchner Philharmoniker, 1991

Color me - late for work this morning.

A text from our younger son that I will cherish forever.

Robert Reich nails JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon

Prosecutor on prosecuting top Trump ally amid bombshell leaked recording - Brian Tyler Cohen

I have "Night Mode" selected in my settings but anytime I refresh or open a new tab it's gone.

Garland says they won't be releasing names

land line phone 2

Why Biden is (largely) right to focus on Trump's record on jobs

Ga. judge in Trump case orders hearing on accusations of Willis misconduct

U.S. Military Vet (Malcolm Nance): Here's how Ukraine can still win the war with Russia - Renew Democracy Initiative

Apple opens gates to $1.1 trillion in app payments -- for a steep price

Homemade Restaurant-Style Tamarind Chutney Recipe (video)

WA judge denies effort to remove Trump from ballot

Does this guy seem coherent?

Guy Gets A Dog After A Breakup And...

Pic Of The Moment: WTF

In Carroll case, Trump does himself no favors as new trial begins

DOJ says Uvalde victims experienced 'unimaginable horror' in scathing report

Trump DC Case Judge Orders Stop to Substantive Filings, Declines to Hold Jack Smith In Contempt

Cartoons 1/18//2023

Q: Why are so many quotations in the New Testament printed in red ink ?

Texas Democrats Issue Statement Following Justice Department Releases Devastating Robb Elementary Massacre Report

Stink Bigly Bigly is a lot like this movie character

Judge McAfee orders a 2/15 hearing on accusation of Fani Willis misconduct

Landslide law, sparked by Highway 530 slide, set for renewal in Congress

Elie Mystal: We Are Witnessing the Biggest Judicial Power Grab Since 1803

Trump and the Judge

Gov. Inslee stops by to visit the electrifying Port of Everett

Judge Chutkan finds that Jack Smith DID NOT violate the stay order when he filed pleadings on the docket during abeyance

Played at trump's rally

Supreme Court may soon allow arrests for homelessness

Pakistani retaliatory strikes in Iran kill at least 9, raising tensions along border

House GOP hit with another retirement announcement

More gas vs electric range safety

Will Bunch: 'A Black guy' didn't cause Boeing's mid-air blowout. Capitalism did.

Just read an article from the Times of Israel that Blinken brought a peace proposal to Israel and was turned down flat

80 years later, GCHQ releases new images of Nazi code-breaking computer

When Families Need Housing, Georgia Will Pay for Foster Care Rather Than Provide Assistance

Trump lawyers say document shows he kept 'Q' clearance for nuclear secrets

I had a weird, twisted, ironic, and ultimately tragic, moment of deja vu the other night.

Love for WA State AG!!

Marjorie Traitor Greene Wants to Make Certain Vaccines Illegal to Fund

Whoopi Goldberg Has Words For History-Denying Nikki Haley: "Black Folks Didn't Climb Up In The Trees And Lynch Themselve

Peter Schickele, musical parodist behind 'P.D.Q. Bach,' dies at 88

WEATHER N.J. remains under state of emergency with another snowstorm looming

Donald Trump may have secondary syphilis.

Is Trump trying to set up an appeal based on incompetent counsel?

Biden may get some help from Republicans against Trump

Just by TFG's behavior in the E. Jean Carroll hearing is PROOF

Disinformation poses an unprecedented threat in 2024 -- and the U.S. is less ready than ever

Trump's Lawyers Keep Getting Shut Down in Defamation Trial

The business tax credits in the Wyden-Smith deal are five times as generous as the Child Tax Credit expansion, according

Mexico, Chile refer Israel-Hamas conflict to international court over possible crimes

More on Watermelons and the Palestinian Flag

More than 300 journalists around the world imprisoned because of their work, report says

Senate Passes Stopgap Spending Bill, Moving to Avert Shutdown

Trump snaps, makes most unhinged claim yet in public - Brian Tyler Cohen

The American Government's Massive Plan to Build more Passenger Rail: Corridor ID

Cognitively Better - The Lincoln Project

Georgia election workers accuse Rudy Giuliani of taking advantage of bankruptcy system

God Made Trump... Smell:

Florida's Brain Drain Continues!!!

"So, you think you are a good reporter? Top this dude!"

One by one, England's councils are going bankrupt - and nobody in Westminster wants to talk about it

How do we achieve world peace if

MTG Throws Tantrum Over Her Book Tour Being A Failure - Rebel HQ

The Tragedy of Errors

Wisconsin Republicans whine about gerrymandering, despite their record

Generic drugs in the US are too cheap to be sustainable, experts say

Labor News & Commentary January 15, 2024 striking AFSCME workers' decision to carry signs reading "I AM A MAN"

Biden visits North Carolina, a state he hopes to win in 2024, to promote internet access

One more for a cold winter's day

A Colorful Winter Garden..

The Night Mode issue should now be resolved

NNW view of morning, then sun rising easterly Southern MD 1/18

How often do you eat meat / dairy?

Thurston County rejects effort to remove Trump from primary ballot

Alarm as Alabama man to be executed via gas method rejected by veterinarians

China Economy In Deep Trouble - Population Falling, Property Sector, Youth Unemployment, Retirement - Joe Blogs

Piers Morgan Shows Kari Lake How MAGA Lies Can Backfire! - Pondering Politics

Wealth of five richest men doubles since 2020 as five billion people made poorer in "decade of division," says Oxfam

Link to article about book on "Nietzsche, Culture and the Scandinavian Welfare Society"

5th day of ice-snow, I am out of bird seed for critters. What about dry oats?

The Authoritarian Playbook for 2025

Fear is a very effective tool to get votes

Thank you @RonWyden for defending current and future Social Security beneficiaries from Republican plots to slash their

Today's Tiedrich rant: E. Jean Carroll trial, day two: Alina Habba fucks up and Donald Trump melts down

E. Jean Carroll defamation case: tfg continues to disparage Ms. Carroll ...did it after court on Wednesday

High-Speed Rail Sparks Billions in Economic Benefit

Trump Loses Mind, Confuses Himself in New Hampshire Speech! - Luke Beasley

Cedar Waxwing Museum!!!

E Jean Carrol Trial live updates:

Melania wears black to a funeral. Just not Former First Lady Carter's.

E Jean Carrol Trial Live Updates:

The WH was swatted. Gee, I wonder who made that call.

What the Media Gets Wrong About the So-Called Border Crisis

One thing about the corporate media

Jennifer Rubin: Trump's behavior at his civil trials tells us what he is up to

Proposed Oklahoma bill would single out Hispanic gang members as 'terrorists'

Give it up now. The election's all but over. Biden has no chance. Republicans got him good now.

The Supreme Court Is Now Complicit in Texas' Armed Standoff With the Feds

E. Jean Carroll trial: Expert says damage to Carroll's reputation after trump was "severe"

Northern Pintail Duck (Anas acuta) in Flight

Netanyahu says he has told US he opposes Palestinian state in any postwar scenario

Why it might be a while before voters see another presidential debate

"To all of you whom I offended in 2023. .

Beau of the Fifth Column: Let's talk about Trump, the current proceedings, and a total show....

A VISIBLY CONFUSED Trump Says He'll Make CRIME ILLEGAL!!! (he then rambles about whales)

Benjamin Netanyahu Says He Opposes Palestinian State In Any Postwar Scenario

Evangelicals Get Duped By Donald Trump Again - Rebel HQ

Snow Friday: Winter Weather Advisory issued ahead of storm for parts of DC, Maryland, and Virginia

Nick Wilson & The Stereotypes of Growing Up In Kentucky

Orig FASCINATING RHYTHM (1924) Fred & Adele Astaire, Gershwin on Piano

Protesters March in Tel Aviv, Demanding a Cease-fire in Gaza

What is Democratic Underground worth to you?

France refuses to evacuate one of its citizens from Gaza due to her criminal background

Sex trafficker says Criminal Doesn't Need Women Voters.

The Media claim that Trump had a resounding victory in Iowa is false.

No Labels thinks that leading an insurrection and wearing shorts to the Capitol are equally bad.

(1) Happy pupper; (2) No big deal, just a deer scoring a goal then celebrating:

CAUTION - House GOP Fleeing - Luckovich Cartoon

Threading a needle:

Russia cannot repair one of the largest oil plant - UATV English

2nd tweet--instructional video:

What's for Dinner, Thurs., Jan. 18, 2024

Charging your airpods:

Chicago banned unannounced migrant drop-offs. Now this Texas charter bus company is suing over the restrictions

Movies that don't have villains.

'Stop lying': House member blasts GOP for blocking border bill

Bernie Sanders: "Frankly I have a hard time understanding why Congress won't act to put a stop to this suffering"

This coyote love story is wild

From warning to sudden tornado in seconds:

Top 10 Conservative Idiots Best Of #30: Best Of Season 15 Edition

Congress votes to avert a shutdown and keep the government funded into early March

House sends yet another shutdown-averting bill to Biden's desk

It's Called Decency

Baron guides Trump at funeral for Melania's mom

US strikes Houthi anti-ship missiles, shipping disruptions grow

Steve Schmidt explains how Joe Biden must go on the Attack against Demented donald- The Warning

Amtrak to Spend Billions on New Fleet, Upgrades, Infrastructure - Bloomberg Television

Watercolor spring

Hunter Biden agrees to deposition with House Republican after months of defiance, committee says

Margaret Sullivan: Local newspapers are withering under destructive owners. We should worry

Can a Samsung AI Phone Beat an iPhone?

Oldie Time! Simon and Garfunkel - Hazy Shade of Winter

As some of you are aware if not everyone that is on this site the oligarchy 6 members US Supreme Court

Fred Astaire & Rita Hayworth, Boogie Barcarolle By Cole Porter

International crew blasts off on Houston company's 3rd commercial flight to space station

Visibly Nervous MAGA Speaker Struggles in Tense Interviews - Pondering Politics

Continuing Resolution passed to avert government shutdown?

Cheap Ukrainian Drones Hit St. Petersburg, Dems & GOP Close to Deal, Zelenskyy Biographer's New Book - Professor Gerdes

Man sentenced to 3 years of probation for making threatening call to US House member

When you live in a country known worldwide for School shootings

Spineless Ted Cruz Gets Roasted by Anchor For Endorsing Trump - Rebel HQ

NATO to hold biggest drills since Cold War with 90,000 troops

Just curious, has anyone ever had a "CarShield" warranty that actually paid for car repairs?

The Insurance Apocalypse Conversation America Won't Have

With Adams Vulnerable, Scott Stringer Explores Run for N.Y.C. Mayor

Christian Woman - Deathless Legacy (Type O Negative cover and a pretty good one)

"Did you not hear me?": Judge calls out Trump lawyer for flunking "Evidence 101" at trial

Something weird is happening to these Alpine goats. Scientists say it's an ominous sign....

Pope Francis says sexual pleasure is 'a gift from God'

Sen. Sanders HELP Committee Hearing: Addressing Long COVID

Had an outpatient surgical procedure last Thursday.

John Roberts and Amy Coney Barrett are unsure if they should crown themselves kings and queens [Chevron]

STOCK MARKET WATCH: Friday, 19 January 2024

DeSantis Admits He Dug His Own Grave With Anti-Media Brigade

UFC Star Viciously Attacks Reporter During Hate-Filled Homophobic Rant

E. Jean Carroll returns to witness stand to deliver testimony against Donald Trump - Deadline - MSNBC

Two Texas Democratic Debates Are Being Livestreamed Tonight

Trump urging Speaker Mike Johnson not to compromise on border negotiations - Deadline - MSNBC

Nico Rios: North Dakota lawmaker who insulted police in DUI stop gets unsupervised probation and $1,000 fine

House Dem blasts Speaker Johnson for worrying about angering Trump on border bill - Morning Joe - MSNBC

Obstetrician says she feels "ashamed and shocked that we're doing this to fellow humans" after Gaza visit