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Archives: July 2, 2016

Influential Republican On Trump: 'We Deserve Better Than A Dog, No Disrespect To Dogs'

Clinton's lead over Trump narrows to 9 points: Reuters/Ipsostle

Trump’s Vegas Hotel Spent Half A Million Dollars To Stop Maids From Unionizing

Do Ohioans really like Husted?

Meet Rachael L Ross, M.D., PhD.

Happy 4th of July-my brother, 1SBM/Posted at his request

Fareed Zakaria: The obvious Trump running mate? Bernie Sanders

Why Donald Trump buying $12K of Tebow gear could potentially be an IRS violation

"Hercules" actor Kevin Sorbo is a total idiot.

Macri electoral reform bill raises questions over electronic voting, campaign finance.

Macri electoral reform bill raises questions over electronic voting, campaign finance.

I was there when Hillary Clinton helped lead the bipartisan effort to create the Children’s Health I

A family I love dearly is in a real bind. (Warning: fundraising request)

Mexico air lifts food into villages as teacher blockades spread

U.S. House Republican gun bill draws the ire of Democrats

Happy 100th Birthday to Olivia de Havilland

I Can Be Anything I Want To Be

A few new fractals for a friday evening diversion. (Dialup warning)

Democratic platform draft includes $15 minimum wage, bank breakup – as it happened

I wonder how the military feels about independent reporting in the USA?

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseeker Thread! Birthdays! & Uncensored & Live & a

Help me guys..


MoveOn and Robert Reich have a special Fourth of July message about patriotism.


GD: 2016 is much better than was GD: primaries, but...

The conclusion of the email investigation is to happen before the conventions, reports ABC

Marcella Hazan’s Roast Chicken With Lemons

Love this TYT shirt of Bernie

Marcella Hazan’s Tomato Sauce

Trying to stump the worlds greatest ear.

Marcella Hazan's Bolognese Sauce

In the Not to Distant Future.

The Factory - A Deep Song About The Plight of Manufacturing Workers in America

Everything is 33% off through July


Cowboys LB Rolando McClain suspended 10 games

CNN reporting that police are storming Dhaka restaurant

911 call about ISIS causes intense police response, patron's collapse at Avon hotel

Epstein employee swears she personally witnessed Trump forcibly rape a 13 year old

Bye-bye, Batshit

Dhaka hostage standoff: New gunfire at cafe

Report: Albuquerque Police Failed in Use-of-Force Reviews

Lawmaker: North Carolina LGBT Law Will Largely Stay Intact

Two more resignations hit Donald Trump’s tumultuous campaign

Democrats publish draft platform language on Middle East

Dolly's right wing fans' heads are exploding over her endorsement of Hillary.

Friday Talking Points (398) -- Ships Leaving A Sinking Rat

Hostage crisis update: Several rescued, 2 cops killed, IS claims responsibility - See more at: http

What Republicans Will Never Admit About Obama (and Hillary)

Texas, a center of U.S. shark fin trade, enacts ban on practice

WATCH: Daily Show’s Jessica Williams Confronts Bernie Voters Who Support Donald

Spanish firms to build National Archaeological Museum in Peru

One letter makes such a difference

This Map Shows Where Offshore Fracking Has Occurred in the Gulf of Mexico

More Upheaval on Donald Trump’s Team as Two Staff Members Resign

Trump rallies supporters in Denver, calls Clinton 'as weak as they get'

An amazing article about Hillary's accomplishments for transgender people at State

From beyond the grave: Woody Guthrie on Trump and racism.


(Extreme Content Warning): Dog Breeder Produces Litter After Litter Of Deformed Pups

Randi Rhodes Soft Launch today

"On Independence Day, let’s figure out what patriotism is"

TCM Schedule for Saturday, July 2, 2016 -- What's On Tonight: The Essentials: Musical Americana

Major Political News Outlets Offer Interviews for Sale at DNC and RNC Conventions

An early happy fourth to all….

Fish out of water are more common than thought

Quartet Releases Report on Impasse in Israeli-Palestinian Peace: 'Two-state Solution in Danger'

To those unsatisfied with the Draft Platform, what do you imagine will happen now?

Warning: The Handwringers Will Be Out In Force Soon

How do you reshape the Democratic Party? Start with winning the nomination.

How you get to reshape the Democratic Party? You win the nomination!

Dining out in Richmond, Indiana.

AP PHOTOS: Fidel Castro's birthplace sees rise in visitors

Marco Polo Season 2...

Fleas! My cat has never had them before, but I spotted one.

Does anybody know the whereabouts of freshwest?

Bill Maher: Brexit Results and Globalization

Friday Night Wine-Buzz. Yellow Tail Shiraz. Rejoicing in not having to study...

Family Wonders if 'Execution Style' Horse Killing Was Hate Crime

Brazil: Popular da Silva to stand in 2018 presidential elections

UnprecedentedAlliance of Scientists,HealthPros,Advocates AgreeToxicChemicals HurtingBrainDevelopment

TCM Schedule for Sunday July 3 - Stanley Kubrick

TCM Schedule for Monday July 4 - Happy Independence Day

Temeluca: Mitt Romney spotted at 99 Cents Only store

Bill Maher: States are Laboratories of Democracy

CBS Sacramento Weekend Anchor tweet, 9:27 PM - 1 Jul 2016

Candace Cameron Bure: 'We have ability to love God' in America

I just signed up for a Facebook account.

The Palestinian Incentive Program for Killing Jews

Thank You Peter Neffenger: You've Taught Us It's Okay to Head Slam Disabled Brain Surgery Patients

Utah News - 7/2/2016

Maryland's Minimum Wage is going UP today.

Indian roasted spiced beets

Help fund Sanders delegates to go to Philly

A New Law Is Letting Uber Drivers Unionize

California News - 7/2/2016

Teach for America Has Gone Global, and Its Board Has Strange Ideas About What Poor Kids Need

Connecticut lender unveils student loan refinancing program

Reich: Con-Man Trump Is Now Launching His Biggest Hoax Yet, Trying to Be Bernie Sanders

Major Political News Outlets Offer Interviews for Sale at DNC and RNC Conventions

Rightwing vs. Leftwing Populists on Global Trade

Why Democrats Don't Get Sanders' Endgame (and Why It Will Hurt Them in the End)

Daily Holidays - July 2

Jimmy Kimmel shows how some people will fall for any ridiculous lie about Hillary

The Washington Post’s Eugene Robinson and his call to Republicans to reject Donald Trump:

If Labour won’t stand up for Remain voters, it’s time for a new party

ChristianMingle Loses Lawsuit, Will Have to Accommodate Members Looking for Same-Sex Relationships

NASA JUNO: Mission To Jupiter Real Time Simulation Set To Some Old Time Radio Shows

In Brexit Britain the elites will run amok

California Gov Vs Kansas Gov CA Government is a Winner!

McCrory Asks Lawmakers to Move $500,000 From NC Emergency Disaster Fund to His Office to Defend HB2

Stephen Colbert's epic putdown of the feckless BREXIT Band and their post-vote "regrexit":

Sam Wang puts Hillary's probability of winning at 85%

Susie Orbach: in therapy, everyone wants to talk about Brexit

Maryland News - 7/2/2016

Serbia cafe killing: Gunman shoots wife and four others, injuring 20

Atheist Confessions: I Wish There Was A Heaven

Russia Targets Religion

I proudly stand with Dolly Parton in her endorsement of Hillary Clinton



Catholics rally to aid the displaced in Iraq

How Christians are using their lawns to support their Muslim neighbors.

Penultimate CA vote-count reporting update

Democratic Party platform didn't quite say "Legalize It" but came close

Did Obama Just Lowball The Drone War Death Toll?

Democratic Party platform didn't quite say "Legalize It" but came close

King Donald Trump and his GOP followers............

Delaware News - 7/2/2016

German vice-chancellor and Green party suggest offering citizenship to resident Brits who

Don't blame Jeremy Corbyn - polls show only Tory voters could have kept us in the EU

Exposing Trump’s Trade Appeal To Working-Class Voters For What It Is

Obama changes fossil fuel royalty rules.

Michael Gove isn't driven only by personal ambition, but his wife's


Don't Step On The Grass Sam

How's your day going?

"I Triggered a State Dept Leak Worse than Clinton's" - By Stephen Dujack

Concern troll pretends to support but uses "concern" to hurt morale (HRC GP)

WaPo Editorial: It’s time to wind down the Clinton email investigation

The Soviet giant

North Carolina lawmakers adjourn for the year leaving anti-transgender law unchanged

Weekly Address: Serving our Military Families This Fourth of July

Miss. AG rips state GOP: They ‘duped’ pastors into backing anti-gay ‘religious freedom’ bill

Concern troll pretends to support but uses "concern" to hurt morale (GD)

Exit polls in Australian election predict tight contest with slight Coalition lead

NYT story on Trump's birther phase says Trump sent no investigators to Hawaii, made little effort to

Aides: Trump Didn’t Even Realize Republican Convention Had to Be in Cleveland

Republican women organize to support Clinton

Ukip's only MP could be sacked by Monday, says party leader Nigel Farage

"Why am I always smelling sulfur?" . . . Please come CAPTION Donald Trump!!

A perfect gift for Trump?

Goldman Sachs banker apologises to MPs for not disclosing BHS talks

Elizabeth Warren advocating for those Trump thinks of as losers...

Robot-made burgers will be here long before driverless cars. In fact they're just around the corner.

Obama After Dark: The Precious Hours Alone

I have an observation

The occupation that killed Hallel Yaffa Ariel

If Sam Querrey stuns the planet and wins this match against Djokovic

Marvel turns Donald Trump into a comic-book villain — literally

The Rude Pundit's way with words


Saturday, July 2nd. The Weekend Edition of William Shakespeare's Thought For The Day.

Sanders assumes that adopting a socialist platform would be best for the party

Sanders assumes that adopting a socialist platform would be best for the party

Antarctic ozone shows signs of healing

Economists Only Care About Efficiency When the Policy Redistributes Income Upward

David Brent - Lady Gypsy [Official Video]

Ryan does Trump damage control

Trump: I'll reveal 'totally filled' convention speaking spots next week

Trump uses Star of David to attack Clinton over money in campaign

America’s Future Depends on Containing Neoliberalism

Bernie Sanders has a video on his Facebook page using Jeffrey Smith to promote anti-GMO nonsense.

Disabled St. Jude patient sues airport and TSA after bloody scuffle with Memphis airport police

Most American Christians Believe They’re Victims of Discrimination

Want to see just how DUMB typical Trump voters are? Check this out:

Matt Taibbi: In Response to Trump, Another Dangerous Movement Appears

Why isn't Joe Biden being considered for VP?

Is rampant Globalization pushing Right Wingers and Progressives together on trade issues?

Any one else got this stuck in their head?

Pass that bottle - of PURE Maple Syrup


How everyone looks bad because Bill Clinton met with Loretta Lynch

Trump has gone full Nazi

Revealed: the toxic trail of e-waste that leads from the US to Hong Kong

How to Address an Attorney General

The Vice President Could Play a Larger Role

How everyone looks bad because Bill Clinton met with Loretta Lynch

Trump and The NRA Exploiting Dead Soldiers In New Anti Hillary Ad, Veterans Groups FURIOUS.

Trump sparks online firestorm with anti-Clinton tweet featuring Star of David

HRC needs to pick a younger person for Veep!!

This has legs.... No pass !!!

Guess What It Took For Republicans To Finally Demand Clean Water Regulations?

Anybody here enjoy working out?

We are stuck with Bill..and Bill will be Bill...

Clinton questioned by FBI as part of email probe

Clinton met with FBI over e-mail server this morning. -per CNN

Cleveland, where Republicans switched minority votes from Kerry to Bush. Good choice Rs!

I don't know what Palin is saying; but its fun to watch her "Splode about Splodey Heads"

Kansas goes around the bend - Impeach those judges

LIVE: Politics Done Right: Brexit may ultimately help Hillary Clinton

Trump finds golf approximately 12 times more interesting than his grandchildren....

Donald Trump’s list of endorsers is a who’s who of extremists—and it’s a big red flag.

The greatest speakers ever will be at my convention! . . . Please come CAPTION Donald Trump!!!

DARN! The movie 1776 won't appear til 1 a.m. TUESDAY!

Algal blooms closes South Florida beaches

At the People’s Summit, Activists Plot How to Take Bernie Sanders’ Revolution Down Ballot

Narcotics Cop Who Ruined Countless Lives for Weed Possession, Busted with $2 Million in Marijuana

Canada's first woman PM on Hillary Clinton

Orange theory fitness

Breaking: Clinton interviewed by FBI

Tesla Driver Dies In First Fatal US Crash In A Self-Driving Car

Fish on the grill

An amusing visit to the Dark Side on the Right

Missourians react to resolution on Confederate battle flag

Non-GMO sugar plays major role in "Reeking, Oozing Algae (Which) Closes South Florida Beaches"

GPS points women in wrong direction (OR)

7 charged with attacking KKK members at rally

Myanmar mob burns down mosque

Charleston survivors sue FBI for permitting Roof to buy gun

How my experience with a family run business compares to the Trump campaign.

Venezuela’s democratic façade has completely crumbled

Pro-Gay Atheist Sides With Christian Mingle

The GOP is becoming "The Boy Who Cried Wolf."

New statute puts restrictions on religious conversion, report says

Gun shop raffle to benefit Orlando victims canceled amid legal questions

Unarmed Black Man Tortured, Maimed, Then Executed By Mississippi Cop

Think organic food is better for you, animals, and the planet? Think again

Three American students among 20 people hacked to death in Bangladesh by ISIS terrorists

Serve me, lowly human...

The Philosophy of South Park Season 19: Political Correctness and Neoliberalism

Utter defeat.

Really Close Encounters...

GOP-led Congress shaving the defense budget by taking money directly out of soldiers' pockets

You do it like this...

Guy Leaves Fake Animal Facts All Over Los Angeles Zoo

Breaking News: Donald Trump announces his running mate...

Let’s Upgrade Bill Gates’ Climate Reading List

Five myths about class in America

This is White Supremecy. Plain and Simple.

Trump tweet attacking Clinton employs image of Jewish star

Why are the conventions so early

'The biggest challenge we face is shifting human consciousness, not saving the planet'

Hillary Clinton raises $68.5 million in June

Newly discovered Van Gogh sketchbook to be published

Stonehenge Begins to Yield Its Secrets

Spare me your shock

Sorry for responding to the hide notice and again here.

Mockery by pigeon.

DPAC actions for diabetics and friends and family

Sorry for responding to the hide notice and again here. (REDUX)

good advice

SEC document shows Trump was worth less than half of $10bn claim in 2012

Muslim man reportedly beaten outside mosque attended by Orlando gunman

Why Hillary Clinton’s Student Debt Idea Is Smart

Top lawyer’s warning as Iraq inquiry report looms

Psychology Today: From the vantage point of risk assessment, Trump is a disaster

Elie Wiesel has passed.

Hubble Captures Vivid Auroras in Jupiter’s Atmosphere

Elie Wiesel, Nobel Peace Prize laureate and renowned Holocaust survivor, dies at 87

Number of working poor climbing in Vancouver suburbs

A minimum wage hike is just part of the solution to help the working poor

My newest bumper sticker:

Tomato juice

'Something's got to give': Why Wall St is uneasy with the renewable energy boom

This is nearing the end of its useful days.

Real estate values increase near wind farm, Colorado assessor finds

" It turns out Donald Trump's father was the racist landlord Woody Guthrie hated."

Elie Weisel, holocaust survivor, has died. CNN He believed in atonement

'We are the 48%': tens of thousands march in London for Europe

Lithium-ion prices down 70%, opening up storage market opportunities

Hillary Clinton Statement on Terrorist Attack in Dhaka, Bangladesh

My lifelong coding saga, partially influenced by these:

Washington Needs More Dissent Channels.

George Orwell on why economic inequality exists

Unprecedented! Democratic presidential candidate interviewed by the FBI

The fastest growing source of US electricity has lead to large CO2 reductions for US electricity.

What's for Dinner, Sat., July 2, 2016

Iowa woman racially slurs reporter after son killed by police

Is Bill Clinton helping or hurting?

Dog Retrieves Hand After Man Loses It In Firecracker Explosion

Glenn Beck: Blacks Don't Face Bigotry, I Do

New Zealand town with 'too many jobs' offering packages of land and homes for $165k

Behind shrinking middle-class jobs: A surge in outsourcing (L.A. Times)

Guest/Panel Lineups For The Sunday News Shows

Trump goes full Anti-semite in Hillary Star-of-David tweet.

Oh boy! I can't wait to set off fireworks!

Trump has to literately delete his Twitter account if he wants to become competitive.

Let's come up with the most insulting, meaning best, nickname for DJT!

I don't believe the options available after voting clearly violates is sufficient.

LGBT Gun Group Membership Spikes After Florida Shooting

Which came first, religion or mental illness?

‘Mama, will you be deported?’: Brexit vote triggers eruption of racism (UK Guardian)

I believe that Trump will pick Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana for VP

Must See: Friendship Goals/ Obama and Biden.

Obama Backtracks On UK Trade Warning To Limit Brexit Fallout

Can you match the MLB team to its zoomed-in logo?

Simple Gun Control Law

Question: Why did Scarborough stop supporting dumdum??

Do grandparents really get bored after talking about their grandkids for 9 seconds?

CANADIAN WEST - An Epic Timelapse / Drone Tour of BC (4K)

*****Breaking***** No charges for Clinton per sources

Trump deletes anti-Hillary Clinton tweet

The proposed platform is "almost certainly the most progressive platform in the party's history"

Ain't nobody...

And from the homeland of my ancestors, a warning about Trump

Israel Approves Construction Of 42 Units In West Bank Settlement Home To Slain 13-Year-Old

Fake animal facts at LA Zoo

Allan Lichtman:2016 is still undecided as far as the keys system

Elie Wiesel Was a Witness to Evil and a Symbol of Endurance (Associated Press)

Don't you hate it when...

I think H.A. Goodman better start looking for a job now

Thinking of the whole trickle down Kansas and Louisiana experiment.

The Numbers Say It All.

After Shooting a Palestinian With Down Syndrome, Israeli Soldiers Fled Without Looking Back

Lesbians denied by Sweet Cakes by Melissa read hate mail

Record-Breaking 43 Million July 4 Weekend Travelers Urged to Stay Cautious

Taliban leader says foreigners must quit Afghanistan for peace

2016 Horse Racing - 2016 Mother Goose Stakes

Sonoma Stompers pro baseball team to start 2 female players today

"My Polish father-in-law did more for Britain than any graffiti-spraying racist"

Income Inequality Is At The Highest Level In American History

MSNBC Exclusive: Hillary Clinton's First Interview After FBI Meeting

Ah, What's the vintage on this wine?

To give UK Conservatives credit, a Conservative prime minister thought he could pacify the far-right

Bad news for Clinton, but still my favorite poll (in a 3-way heat)

US Has Another Close Call With Russian Ship in the Mediterranean

POTUS calls into Garrison Keillor's last PHC show

From Orlando to Bangladesh, A Blood-Soaked Ramadan

Hillary Clinton did not break any laws...

In Venezuela, Political Prisoners as Pawns

Obama After Dark

Just STOP the war mongering -- Russia is a very weak nation

Standing in the shadows of giants. My thoughts of speaking at the Lincoln Memorial.

Our Prettiest Pollutant: Just How Bad Are Fireworks For The Environment?

Democrats Denounce BDS in their Platform, and Stand with the Majority of America

I wonder if Trump did drugs in the 60s and 70s

Israel Continues Siege On Palestinians In Hebron