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Archives: May 18, 2017

DU Back Now! YEA BABY!!!!

Americas most radical law enforcement figure is headed to the Trump administration

Pence Takes Steps to Build War Chest as White House Stumbles

Deputy atty general appoints special counsel to oversee probe of Russian interference in election

Wow - what an ordeal - but well done, admin - you got us back quick!

House majority leader to colleagues in 2016: I think Putin pays Trump

Trump Team Knew Flynn Was Under Investigation Before He Came to White House

Willie Nelson to Jeff Sessions: Smoke Some Pot

America First - Luckovich 'toon

Watched Fox for a bit and they are elated (with a tinge of sadness, in my opinion) - They think

HOLY CRAP -- GOP House majority leader to colleagues in 2016: I think Putin pays Trump

Did you miss me, Deplorables?

Naming Robert Mueller as special counsel isn't enough because Trump can get rid of him

While DU was off line ( seven hours)

The orange monkey is a shiny toy.

trump: "No politican in history has been treated worse"

Tulsa police officer Betty Shelby found Not Guilty of manslaughter

Tonight on Rachel a guest said that the Donald can fire the new special prosecutor.

Tex Rillerson: "Is it Too Early to Ask for the Removal of Obama's Russian Sanctions?"

Wisconsin bills would define, criminalize riot participation with enhanced penalties

Democratic bills would set statewide police use of force policies in Wisconsin

Kellyanne Conway cancels Fox appearance after special prosecutor announcement

For the first time in his life Trump will overachieve:

Flynn stopped military plan Turkey opposed after being paid as its agent

Cocaine Is Destroying Forests In Central America

Are there really morons who believe the DNC assassinated Seth Rich ?

Wisconsin budget committee rejects tax credit for post-foster care youth, pledges more work

Dutch king reveals double life as an airline pilot for KLM

Comey "most definitely" wants to testify before Congress -- and he wrote more memos: Source

Dennis Kucinich was pimping for Trump on Hannity. He was getting Hosannas from Huckabee.

Oh, we're back? What did I miss? Oh that's right....

Budget move would let Wisconsin sex offenders live closer to schools, day care centers


Yay! So glad to be back on.

Questions about Trump, Russia and all the Investigations/Rumors

Kushner pushed for Comey firing after stories broke about his sister in China


Hi, Guys. Welcome home! And WELCOME, Mr. Mueller!

Clint Watts said it!

Weather in Boulder County is extreme this week!

Predicting tomorrow's GOP/Trumpian spin

A funny meme to welcome everyone back

Schimel will appeal ruling that struck down 'cocaine mom' law

Thank goodness....

Comey testifying now is tricky.

TCM Schedule for Thursday, May 18, 2017 -- TCM Spotlight - Creature Features

USA Today Editorial: Pretend Clinton did what Trump has done: Our view

Wondering... Why do these hackers always hit DU on great news days?

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Thursday, 18 May 2017

WaPo: Republicans just got what they didnt want: A special counsel

Saw Emily Dickenson bio movie A Quiet Passion. One poem:

When I heard that Mueller was appointed Special Counsel...

The Comey FBI gets its man, yay

Well I Did It

This ones for EarlG

Olbermann: Do Republicans realize Trump is utterly unstable?

I have heard conflicting information. Which is correct?

What if Donald fires Mueller?

Legal question: Is a special counsel the same as a special prosecutor?

New special counsel investigating Trump: who he is, what he can do

Any Half-Decent Hacker Could Break Into Mar-a-Lago

House Speaker Paul Ryan voices confidence in Trump, vows to 'follow the facts'

A question, now that we're back...

**ALERT: Trump To Invite Mueller To A "Special Dinner" Tomorrow **

Best Quote I've heard about trump yet

Posts deleted by Admin?

It seems chaotic: Tucker Carlson reveals Kellyanne Conway abruptly cancelled appearance on his show

State scolds veterans agency over records process; employee reassigned

US voices 'strongest possible' concern over violence during Erdogan's visit

Meanwhile ... FreepWorld is still down.

Concern as Sudan leader wanted for war crimes plans Saudi trip alongside Trump

Mueller, eh?

Amanda Carpenter going off on CNN about how "republicans enabled this man"

Joy Reid Connects The Dots To Show VP Mike Pence Is As Guilty as Trump

Patrick: Pass bathroom bill or risk special session

welcome back

Mueller and Comey have a history

Brazil president taped discussing pay-off for witness in graft probe: O Globo

Brazil president taped discussing pay-off for witness in graft probe: O Globo

Finally it makes sense. He's not a child. He's a bear.

Ivanka Trump Criticized Over Chinese Factories Allegedly Paying $1 an Hour

Michael Moore 11/9

Most of Californias Salmon and Trout Could be Extinct in 100 Years, Report Says

A Look Back At Donald Trumps Criticism Of Hillary Clinton And Classified Information TIME

Special counsel appointed, minutes later Wikileaks (Russia) already on propaganda mode

Republicans frustrated after latest Trump controversy

Former U.S. Navy admiral sentenced to 18 months in bribery scandal

Ryan, Rubio and other Republicans react to latest Comey, Russia revelations

They sold their souls for a paycheck, and to continue to stay in the game.

The 2016 conversation Paul Ryan wanted to keep private

Donald Trump's Ghostwriter Tells All

Trump to meet four candidates for FBI director: Spicer

McMaster asked if Western Wall is in Israel

Do you think the DU hack

Harris concerned about the public's confidence in government

Trump willing to use engagement on North Korea crisis: South Korea envoy

TYT BREAKING: Special Prosecutor To Investigate Trump And Russia

The 2016 conversation Paul Ryan wanted to keep private

Lawrence O'Donnell 5/17/17 : "Putin Pays Trump"

Trump's first full education budget: Deep cuts to public school programs in pursuit of school choice

Trump's first full education budget: Deep cuts to public school programs in pursuit of school choice

38 Million Pieces of Plastic Trash Cover This Remote Island National Geographic

Teen died after drinking too much coffee

OSHA suspends rule requiring firms report injury and illness data electronically

Report: Russian bank whose CEO met secretly with Jared Kushner helped finance Trump's Toronto hotel

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House chairman pushes privatizing air traffic control in US

GOP totally framing Mueller as a Democratic coup against Trump.

New death in Venezuela puts toll at level of 2014 unrest

Interesting Times

Venezuela leader: Officials treated like Jews under Nazis

The scariest thought: What if Donald Trump just doesn't know what he's doing?

How Bernie Sanders beat the clock and avoided disclosure


The Walls Are Closing In On Trump And His Corrupt Team...Trump goes from the hunter, to the hunted

UnitedHealth fudged Medicare claims, overbilled by $1 billion, feds say

WaPo: A Minnesota baseball team's new pig mascot has been named in honor of Kellyanne Conjob!

"Well, this is awkward."

Mexican man to be deported for 6th time -- Man crossed into US to make immigration hearing

There's something weird happening with the Seth Rich stories...

Investigation Reveals That Walmart and Lowe's Have Direct Links to Slave Labor

Investigation Reveals That Walmart and Lowe's Have Direct Links to Slave Labor

Armenian & Kurdish activists were brutally attacked in DC for protesting Turkish Pres.Erdogan's

Brazil: explosive recordings implicate President Michel Temer in bribery

Where Donald Trump doesn't exist

Drums and chanting at Sao Paulo anti-Temer protest

Move to replace Brazil's indigenous affairs agency Funai

The Seth Rich conspiracy-theory is more ridiculous than you think.

Lawsuit: Baylor football players recorded gang rapes

More Twin Peaks bikers file civil rights lawsuits

Here's the order

Putin - Trump Our Hacking Dep

Lauded rocker Chris Cornell killed himself by hanging

Mueller can hire anyone he needs.... wanna see heads explode?

Say Hello 2 Heaven- Chris Cornell is dead at 52

Texas A&M professor defends remarks, questions Youngs response

Rep. Bill Flores (R) weighs in on controversies surrounding the White House (State of Denial)

Ex-Longview police officer sentenced for child sex

The reason the rethugs don't care is because they are only concerned about the 2020 elections

Treasure trove of new plant discoveries revealed

Cracker Barrel settles federal suit over handicapped parking

If you want to see RT-propaganda in action, read their comment-sections.

Gas pipeline to be installed at site of 2015 rift in Arkansas

Arkansas governor formally launches bid for re-election

Judge backs ruling that faulted city for setting highway speed traps

Top Australian tax official caught up in son's alleged fraud

US and EU reject expanding laptop ban to flights from Europe

World's 500 Richest People Lose $35 Billion From Trump Turmoil

(EU) Commission fines Facebook 110 million (re) misleading information about WhatsApp takeover

Appreciation thread to DU Administrators. Kpete and Skinner, we love you!

Former CEO of Essex Holdings Inc. Sentenced in Connection with $33 Million Ponzi Scheme

Study: House ObamaCare bill cuts $43B in Medicaid funds for children

I don't understand why some pundits say thin case for obstruction of justice

Real ID bill passes Minn. House and Senate, heads to Gov. Dayton

Tiny violinists

I Thank God for the Deep American State!

Trump guts work-study, after school programs, mental health, etc. to fund charters/vouchers

Univ. of Minnesota athletic fundraiser inappropriately touched, hugged female employee

'Keep St. Paul Boring' slogan calls out neighborhood divisions with a mix of humor and pride

Chris Cornell, Lead Singer Of Soundgarden And AudioSlave, Dies At 52

Having a special counsel will take this investigation out of the news cycle.

Thornberry Reform Bill Directs Pentagon to Just Buy Commercial Products Online

Bernie Sanders Is Very, Very Happy About Larry Krasners Win

Louise Mensch working for Rupert Murdoch

Sentencing set for ex-Secret Service agent in teen sex case

The excerpt function appears to not be working

What hit me when the Special Counsel was announced was

Exclusive: Trump campaign had at least 18 undisclosed contacts with Russians - sources

Rosenstein to be grilled today on Trump bombshells

Minnesota Legislature: $800 million public works bill falls short in House

Ella Fitzgerald - Cry me a river

Dow Futures are off almost 100 points this morning

Exclusive: Trump campaign had at least 18 undisclosed contacts with Russians - sources

Officer's defense can bring up Philando Castile's marijuana use, judge rules


Study: Minnesota medical marijuana patients report benefits

Sanders Statement on Appointment of Special Counsel

An Adult Check on this Clown President

The New York Times Is Comparing Trump Aides to Stewards of a Syphilitic Emperor, So Theres That

Seth Meyers: Trump Complains About Unfair Treatment, Obama Highway - Monologue

Dipshit donnie his big adventure and the overseas news reporters

Why are a lot of shoes/sneakers designed so that the upper portion with the toes

Be Yourself

Prayer at Willard graduation spurs seniors to demand apology from superintendent

Bill overhauling teacher licensure heads to governor

self-made billionaire is giving away his fortune to clean up the oceans

Enabling a dangerous president: Pence was there

I think he will resign rather than turn his tax returns over to Mueller.

Wading Into Murky Waters, Trump Trip To Advocate Religious Unity

Interesting article on Louise Mensch's Conspiracy Theories

GOP, Dayton struggle building a higher ed budget to meet many demands

US 'refuses' to let Benjamin Netanyahu accompany Donald Trump to Western Wall

With Pense in danger and involved, it is more important than ever to take the house in 2018

Anti-Semitic and Islamophobic signs pasted on poles near Lake of the Isles

Dana Milbank: The tragedy of Sean Spicer is classic Trump

Have voters ever knowingly elected such a dangerous, unstable person to the presidency before?


Suppose you heard...

Pence registered his own PAC yesterday

YES, Calista may be getting a new gig, but never fear...The Donald has a job for Newt, too.

Hypothetical....If Trump submits his resignation, will President Pence give him a full Pardon?

Time Magazine Cover

WAPO: House Majority Leader to colleagues in 2016: I think Putin pays Trump

punishment for treaon under US lawwhy a direct connection between trump, his people and Russia

And the tweets begin about Mueller.

Something terribly wrong when nation so obsessed with its leader.

Ignoramus ShitGibbons up tweeting this morning..and can't spell..

Psst..."Excuse me Mr. President...we have another problem!"

Thanks for getting back up so quickly... and protecting our data.

Maxime Waters is tearing it up on Morning Joke!

Dipshit donnie back at it again tweeting Poor baby he's being picked on.

is there a way for me to delete comments that happened during the hack?

Trump tweeting that this is "the single greatest witch hunt" in American history

The most disconcerting thing about all of this

Normal day in Donald Trump's America

GOP-donors in meltdown-mode bc Trump-scandals are blocking republican agenda.

Trump Can Fire Special Prosecutor If He Wants

Erdogan Guards Might Not Have Immunity to Beat Protesters

Most Presidents want to bring the nation together, but 45 is no leader he wants to divide

Interesting 12-part tweet about David Clarke's uniform fetish...

I Hate To Admit It...

I think he might fire Mueller right before he leaves before his trip on Friday.

The Lunatic In Chief is tweeting

State Rep. Todd Prichard officially announces run for governor

'Wolf of Wall Street' Living the High Life Again Despite Owing $100 Million to Scam Victims

Will it be hours, days or a couple of weeks before tRump declares ex FBI Director Meuller a loser, a

"Excerpt" doesn't appear to be working.

Brit Hume: "I wonder if he has any idea how PETULANT this sounds.

Comey "most definitely" wants to testify before Congress -- and he wrote more memos: Source

IMO, The special counsel law was overhauled in 1999, it is not the same as Nixon time.

That time a neuroscientist accidently discovered he's a psychopath...

Are the blockquote and excerpt functions working? They don't seem to be.

Using Trump's tweets against him never grows old, does it?

It most certainly DOES appear to be a WITCH HUNT !!!

1 Million Hectares Of Peru's Forests Gone In 15 Years, Largely To Small-, Mid-Scale Farming

In addition to their manifest character flaws Deplorables, errrr, Republicans are degenerate liars

Question..Does the public hearing with Comey still happen?

"Regulatory Reform" Stalled At EPA; Administration Too Incompetent To Nominate People

Impeachment seemed impossible a few days ago. Not anymore

Even Chuck Grassley Pissed Off At Sec. Cementhead's Stance On Wind Power, Grid "Reliability"

So, it look looks looks like roger ailes dropped dead. Saw a headline. That is all. nt

Roger Ailes has apparently died

The link of complicity between Trump & GOP-If Trump is impeached for treason-GOP is indicted as well

Furious Trump breaks Twitter silence with misspelled tweet complaining about "illegal" Obama acts

Roger Ailes Dead

Turds of a Feather....

April 2017 2nd-Hottest Globally in 137 Years Of Modern Climate Records

Oh shit. Oooooh shit. Take a look at this list. Do you see what I see?

Roger Ailes is Dead ....let the conspiracies begin

The various investigations will continue to dominate the news, special counsel notwithstanding.

Chris Cornell Dead at 52. :-(

Trump, Back on Twitter, Complains of 'Witch Hunt'

Chris Cornell dead at 52

My funniest Roger Ailes anecdote.

Turks beat the hell out of Americans in nation's Capitol. What does the President do?

MSNBC....Rogher Ailes dead! NT

I wonder how FOX handles the passing of Roger Ailes

Birtherism: This is the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history!

To Republicans Today: We won't forget who you stood with.

How long before Rosenstein is fired?

U.S. cyber bill would shift power away from spy agency

Will Trump delay his trip

Will Donald Trump cancel his trip out of respect to his good friend Roger Ailes?

The worst job in Washington right now: Working for Trump

Tweet from: President Supervillain...

Rest in Hell Roger

Good Riddance you evil

RW radio turns on Trump - part 2

"This is a bad story for Pence, either way..."

Place your bets here: How many OP's will be started about Roger Ailes death in the next hour?

Ex-Fox News head Roger Ailes dead

Putin paid Trump? Republicans think McCarthy's statement has to be a joke.

Trump will need to go to BFF Ailes's funeral

Watergate Convictions (just to pre-compare)

Trump's first full education budget: Deep cuts to public school programs in pursuit of school choice

Washington DC residents---they're back!:

Most ridiculous thing about Trump's tweet

Regarding Trump's commencement speech at the Coast Guard Academy:

Who knows where we go from here but the appointment of a special counsel shows the system works.

Slate - depressing, worthwhile - Why Trump Lies

Thursday Toon Roundup 1- Rotten Orange

Roger Ailes Dead at 77

Oh, these motherfuckers right here

Thursday TOON Roundup 2 - The Rest

PCI could cut ties with two of Iowa's private Medicaid insurers

So a about an hour ago I posted asking if it would take hours, days or weeks before tRump

A Special Prosecutor Steps In & Fox News Doesn't Get the Comey Memo:The Daily Show (Ha!!!!)

Donald Trump's Paths All Lead Down

BREAKING NEWS: Trump fires Mueller, citing Comey's handling of Clinton email investigation as basis.

Dear Hacker, I will insist! I will persist! I will resist!

Where do you think Chump's approval rating will be by Independence Day?

Trump sought to shorten overseas trip to 5 days; reportedly had "expressed dread" about the upcoming

Police officer Betty Shelby found not guilty in fatal shooting of unarmed black man

77 years too late. Since he helped rig this election by working with Putin

Will Fox go there? Maybe:

How Trump learned about the special prosecutor

How ya'll like me now?

Holy shit his followers are cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs!

The Sheriff Joining The Trump Administration Claimed Black Lives Matter Was Teaming Up With ISIS

dear Brit Hume --Donald Trump is right... and why

old growth trees in cemetery saved

BBC says Roger Ailes has died

Et tu Brute?

"Single greatest witch hunt of a politician"

Will the trip be cancelled so dft can eulogize

Max Cleland is a politician who was treated MUCH "worse and unfairly" than trump can ever imagine

Hannity explains how Roger Ailes will be kicking his enemies' asses in the next life

SHOCK: Trump Urged Comey to Imprison Journalists

Trump Asked Comey to End Flynn Russia Investigation

Late cuz of the hack, but holy hell the world is insane

That is going to one loooong flight tomorrow with the Prima Donnie

Fox & Friends host Ainsley Earhardt says Roger Ailes saved the country by starting Fox News

Interesting timing. The Vice President filed FEC paperwork yesterday for his own PAC

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson's prospects

Stephen Miller Is Writing Trump's NATO Speech, Too

Trump has "gathered evidence against himself-documenting HIS attempt to obstruct justice"


Credited to Mark Twain

Donny is sad-NYTimes Front page is mostly negative stores about him and DC...

trump's going to have a presser today?

What Joy Ann Reid just said about Ailes...

Trump Carries Heavy Baggage on First International Trip

Americans Prefer Obamacare

The Trump Presidency Falls Apart

Mother won't let fact of daughter's religion choice drop

Nearly half support impeachment

"I've got hemorrhoids smarter than you!" Please come CAPTIOM Donald Trump!!!

Anyone know how to make chicken wire egg baskets?

If I were former MLB infielder and current Milwaukee Brewers' manager Craig Counsell, I'd watch out.

Approval rating plunges to new low

Whoa! Is this true?:

The City Poll: 64 Percent Disapprove (NYC)

The greatest witch hunt in American history

Malachy McCourt at 85: 'I am an atheist, thank God'

Do Trump supporters own the flag now?

Donald to have Press Conference today at 3:45

This is just a roundup of things Missouri and Kansas Republicans said about classified intelligence

This is just a roundup of things Missouri and Kansas Republicans said about classified intelligence

Think of the alternate universe we'd be living in if the election hadn't been stolen.

Top senator calls for removal of Turkey's U.S. ambassador

Albright: Trump should drop Twitter during overseas trip

Mexico agrees to pay...

Lurking Deplorables - Are you tired of all the winning?

Can you imagine working for Trump WITHOUT the level of transparency we have now?

A Creationist Sues the Grand Canyon for Religious Discrimination

He just can't help himself

Is Donald Trump a flight risk?

Archaeologists uncovering ancient peoples widespread use of mountains

Meme- When Satan greets the newest member of Hell...

What ailes ya?

On CNN last night, Alan Dershowitz was ranting about grand juries

Fox and Friends on Ailes death:

Posted without comment

In memory of Roger Ailes passing, President Trump orders all pants to be worn at half-leg. (nt)

Erdogan Security Forces Launch Brutal Attack on Washington Protesters,

Trump Cancels Visit to Ancient Masada Site after Israel Refuses Helicopter Landing

What a year the last few days have been, huh?

Enjoy Hell Rodger!

Toon- With Great Power Comes....

Groper Don the Con is perfectly capable of resigning

Inside Putin's Campaign To Destroy U.S. Democracy

Toon -Employment Opportunities

Wasn't Ailes closely involved with trump and his campaign?

Screw diplomatic immunity! In the video of the attack by the Turkish guards on

Today's "Witch Hunt" comment combined with the "Treated Worse Than Me" comment that ....

Koch brothers seek to 'jolt' tax reform debate

Roger Ailes Net Worth: FOX News Head Amassed Massive Fortune Before Death

The Autocrats Language

Koch brothers seek to 'jolt' tax reform debate

Democratic Committee Members Push for Greater Scrutiny for Krewson's Successor

Watch a Trump apologist get taken to the wood shed

Chaffetz: 'I Question' Whether Comey Memos Are 'Actually There'

Trump: "The babysitter is ruining everything"

Cool your jets, liberals: The impeachment of Donald Trump is a great idea that is totally not...

Remember when - Cadillacs were THE car

NY Times: The Right Builds an Alternative Narrative About the Crises Around Trump

Morning Joe panel hints Flynn turned on Pence: 'He had a story to tell - he's now starting to tell..

A week ago I thought "President Hatch" sounded nuts.

White House insiders say Jared Kushner urged Trump to "counterattack" over special counsel

House Dems raise $20M in record online fundraising haul

Two guys jump on a plane to San Francisco for a concert....

Trump campaign had at least 18 undisclosed contacts with Russians: report

Trump is trying to run the government like his business

"Message deleted by DU the Administrators"

Sen. Sasse: "Holy moly - it looks like Sen. Schumer and I are smoking reefer outside a wedding..."

No. Words. -- Time Magazine Cover morphs St. Basil's and White House

I thought we were adults at DU. Can we stop with the "roast in Hell, Ailes" baby talk?

Tucker and the other guy are completely flummoxed and have no idea what

Breaking: "Skirts at Fox News today will be lowered to half-mast!"

"Art Of The Deal" Co-Author: Trump Will Resign, Then Declare Victory

Funny - Black man with a sense of humor at a hockey game

Hill GOPers Trot Out Tortured Defenses Of Trump As Pressure Builds

BLS reports: Foreign-born unemployment rate; productivity in service industries

Eleven Democratic Senators Call for Investigation of Jeff Sessions' Role in Comey Firing

Exclusive: Trump sends private message to embattled Flynn: "Stay strong"

House Dems raise $20M in record online fundraising haul

Orrin Hatch is not likely to be President, in almost any scenario.

Chris Cornell is the price we paid to get rid of Roger Ailes.

It's Thursday morning. How are they going to top yesterday's blockbuster news?

Republican Congressman: Donald Trump is done. There is no question about that (VIDEO)

Let's talk about Witchhunts Don.

House Majority Leader said he thinks 'Putin pays' Trump in 2016 GOP meeting (VIDEO)

Pic Of The Moment: "This Is The Single Greatest Witch Hunt Of A Politician In American History"

Thurs. A.M. Laff video - Tyler at the shop-a good soul, not too bright

Val Kilmer Said He Thinks Many People Have Been Cured Of Cancer By Prayer

Assuming Trump keeps his international schedule,

Robert Mueller's return to the FBI

Take a break, eat a meal, and breathe before this afternoon's bombshells.


So last night I actually dreamed Drumpf was being led away from the White House in handcuffs.

*****MORE BREAKING NEWS*** **Flynn rejected military move opposed by Turkey

Hillary has suffered 3 decades' worth of RW witch hunts. You wanna talk about being

Chaffetz announcing he's leaving congress early - June 30th

So Roger Ailes died after falling and hitting his head. Cue Alex Jones.

Roger Ailes' legacy

Time: Investigations looking at Cambridge Analytica & Breitbart on possible coordination w/ Russia

BREAKING: Top Rep on Senate int panel says Michael Flynn's lawyers say he will not honor subpoena

BREAKING: Michael Flynn refuses Congressional Subpoena

****EVEN MORE BREAKING NEWS**** AP : Flynn will not honor subpoena (LOCK HIM UP)

Has anyone heard anything about Federal warrants being served

US spies heard Russian intel vowing to hit Clinton: report

Top Republican on Senate Intelligence Panel Says Michael Flynn's Lawyers Say...

I while back, I saved this as a template for neocon obituaries ...

So rumor has it

I know this is an odd question to ask but I have my reasons.

So the special counsel was supposed to quell negative Chump stories- in the past hour we learn :

Chaffetz to announce early departure from Congress

Antarctic'a ice sheet may have entered early stages of an unstoppable disintegration

Nato officials will ensure no one talks for more than four minutes to keep Donald Trumps attention

A must read book The Hidden Life of Trees.

As investigators circled Flynn, he got a message from Trump: Stay strong

WP: Trump is totally delusional about whats happening to him right now


World Trump Cancels Visit to Ancient Masada Site after Israel Refuses Helicopter Landing...

Trump weighs downsizing Spicers public role

"Don't be disrespectful of the dead!"

How soon will it be before the right wing declares that

Anyone using Mac Mail?

After months of avoiding the news, this week has been heaven

Trump Reportedly Wants Corey Lewandowski to 'Bring Order' to White House Staff

Ryan: "I will ignore the Russia issue and hurry forth with destroying ACA and taxcuts for rich"

Not that he is capable of connecting the dots but.. to claim that "no one has been attacked

John McCain Wants Turkish Ambassador Expelled Back to His 'Third World Country'

Foreign Trip Comes at Crucial Time, but Trump Is a Reluctant Traveler

Conservatives begin to whisper: President Pence

Thread for positive affirmations as we deal with the total insanity in Chump's WH.

I now think we need to slow down on impeachment/removal (and why we should always listen to Pelosi).

Consumer Reports - Doing the Math on Tesla's Solar Roofs (Again)

McCain knocks Trump: 'I've been treated worse' than him

Erdogan says Turkey cannot lift State of Emergency until fully calm

US spies heard Russian intelligence agent vowing to target Clinton: report

Republicans Are as Tainted by the Russia Scandal as Trump - New Republic Article

Toby Keith Follows Trump, Will Perform In Saudi Arabia

64 guns seized from home of killer in Ohio nursing home shooting

Saudi Arabia to shower Donald Trump with an extravaganza featuring male-only concert...

Animal-Rights Groups Want Federal Records Restored

A history lesson on impeachment (not what you think)

I feel sorry for the worms.

The real news in the Ryan/McCarthy convo is NOT the part reporters are dismissing as a "joke"

Trump launches NAFTA renegotiation

Message deleted by DU the Administrators

The "Jeane Dixon Effect"

Yet More Shoes Drop in the Flynn Scandal

Louise Mensch Jan 2017: Putin, Wikileaks, Cambridge Analytical & more

THIS IS CRAZY: Austin man sues date for texting during movie

I beg of everyone not to report rumors and claims as news.

This just in...Roger Ailes is STILL dead.

Under ACA, Major Improvements in Medical Care, Health for Low-Income Adults

anybody know how things go in court for people coming back from colo?

Advisers Urge Trump to Hire an Outside Lawyer

Fidget Spinner Local News Coverage Is So Awkward

Question about evidence re: Comey memo

Speeding car kills 1 injures 10 on sidewalk in NY times sq - updated

Republicans are spoiled children who haven't been been properly raised or disciplined...

If Joe supplies his own car as FBI Director it would be a great deal for the USA

Nearly 90 per cent of young women in US have experienced sexual harassment, report finds

Pic Of The Moment: Trump Reluctant To Go On Foreign Trip, Wants To Stay In The White House

Flynn Snubs Senate Subpoena for Documents

Nearly 90 per cent of young women in US have experienced sexual harassment, report finds

Nearly 90 per cent of young women in US have experienced sexual harassment, report finds

Report: Kushner urged aggressive Trump response to special counsel

Car Crashed Onto Sidewalk in Times Square, Injuries

FCC kicks off effort to roll back net neutrality rules

"The single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history."

Car injures pedestrians in Times Square

Don Blankenship urges Trump not to punish coal executives

Donald Trump's Yanky Yanky

FCC votes to advance net neutrality repeal

Great Tweetstorm from Repub never-Trumper Rick Wilson

Who do you think will give the eulogy at Roger Ailes' funeral?

Chrome (browser) on Windows has credential theft bug

Free Republic still down. Cheetos sales plummet

Tulsa policewoman found not guilty

Robert Mueller Remarks At Georgetown

Dump thinks he has been treated worse than...

U.S. withholding critical security info from EU?

Just sayin'

Special election next week in Montana. They are very close. Please donate!!!!

Conservatives on twitter

What in fuck's name happened to Dennis Kucinich?

"Heres What I Think Donald Trumps Ultimate Plan is Right Now"

MEN ONLY - Get your tickets/airplane flights now

Is Melania going on this trip with trump*?

I'm halfway through "Get Me Roger Stone" on Netflix.

Enjoy Democratic Underground while you still can.

Vintage pictures

Our Baby President got mad that he couldn't make a splashy entrance, so he canceled.

So is there going to be booze at the Toby Keith shindig?

Looks like it has finally gotten to Spicer

Need a smile?


The 4 Ways Trump Can Stop Being President Early(HBO)

DU makes the bigtime.

Rick Wilson, WaPo: If you work for Trump, it's time to quit

Rober Mueller 55 years ago

When Will Republican Congressmen Stop Defending Trump?

They are running THIS on a continuous loop on Fox

Flynn will keep haunting the Trump administration

More on Ailes..

Administration writes to trigger NAFTA renegotiation

To those Defending Trumps Sharing of Top Secret Information with the Russians

Obama Willing to Serve as Temp While Trump Receives Psychiatric Evaluation

HOLD THE PRESSES! Karl Rove says there may be numbers in Ohio keeping Roger Ailes alive!

To my Facebook friends who support Trump (a follow up)

Special counsel is bad news for White House

Former Joint Chiefs Chairman says White House "self-generating" crises

We should NOT let McCarthy and Ryan define and dismiss this as just a "joke":

Awards self trophy for victimhood

Lawrence O'Donnell still on chopping block.

Ex-Justice Dept official pulls name from consideration to replace Comey: reports

Special counsel may fail to dent alternate reality

McCain: 'I've been treated worse' than him

Not all HTML post formatting links are working with the forum still

Campaign repeatedly met with Russia to set up secret communications channel

Meet The D.C. Law Student Who Came To The Rescue Of A Biglaw Partner

Not sure if this is significant: "Trump campaign had at least 18 undisclosed contacts with Russians"

If you work for Trump, its time to quit

Roger Ailes explains Fox news:

Roger Ailes, Nixon, the GOP,Fox News, Trump & Symmetry

Deplorables pay little heed to revelations rocking DC

Martha Roby Primary Challenger Banking on Trump

DETROIT (AP) -- Medical examiner determines Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell committed suicide

The worst job in Washington right now: Working for Trump

Has formatting been disabled as a result of yesterday's web attack?

Lithuania is doing what the US wouldn't: Granting asylum to gay Chechens

Mom upset after Fox News mocks autistic son

What would it take to turn off Deplorables -If he gases his own people, yeah I would be against him

U.S. strikes Syria militia threatening U.S.-backed forces: U.S. official

The True Legacy of Roger Ailes

Chris Cornell's death ruled suicide

How David Clarke Bridges Donald Trumps Gun Nuts and Vladimir Putins Kleptocrats

New fake news dilemma: sites publish real scoops amid mess of false reports

Donald Trump's Paths All Lead Down

BREAKING: Syria airstrike: US military bombs pro-Assad forces

Bloomberg: Lieberman is now #1 choice for FBI Director

Follow the evidence. Follow the money.

Cicadas are awakening 4 years early. Its not a sign of the apocalypse but a scientific mystery.

taking offshore wind to the next level

A witch-hunt into Trump sounds like a good idea to me!

Top House Democrat Pelosi says independent Russia probe still needed

Caption a Photo....Part Deuex...

GOP officials more worried about MT-AL than GA-06.

Tornado watches for Colorado

Doesn't Lieberman

Cambodians remember victims of 'Killing Fields'

Democratic attorneys general seek to intervene in Obamacare case

We should expect Trump's twitter days to end soon.

Canada, U.S. unlikely to get lumber deal by mid-Aug: Canada source

Lieberman emerges as front-runner for FBI post

BREAKING: Former CIA Director will testify in public next week

Trump to face the press for the first time after special counsel announcement (today)

Pence stands by claim he didn't know about Flynn lobbying investigation

Angry Driver Runs Over Protesters

BuzzFeed sues for records on Trump-Obama tapping tweets

I'm hoping that Democrats do not vote to confirm Lieberman.

Charles P. Pierce: A Few Words About Roger Ailes

Case of slain Archbishop Romero reopened by judge in El Salvador

Ex-CIA chief Brennan to testify before House Intelligence Committee

Center for American Progress on Lieberman

There's No Way Republicans Will Truly Confront Trump on His Scandals. It Would Destroy Their Party.

Chaffetz resigns per Bloomberg terminal. Effective June 30. nt

It is not proper to criticize the President when he is out of the country

Trump Prepares for International Trip - A Dialog

Kevin McCarthy says Putin paying trump

Democrats are readying an all-out war to stop the FCC from killing net neutrality rules

Donald Trump Talked Michael Flynn Into White House Job

Trump says "Special counsel hurts the country."

Cheeto meeting some bigwig and looking very preoccupied and oops it's over !!

What did Graham just say about criminal investigation?

Talks on airplane laptop ban end with no ban, with more talks promised

Brazil Supreme Court authorizes investigation into President Temer

Hopefully the Saudi Religious Police have been ordered not beat Melania or Ivanka.

CNN: Rosenstein knew Comey was going to be removed before R wrote the letter.

Donald Trump Talked Michael Flynn Into White House Job

Rosenstein admits today that he knew Comey was to be fired before he himself wrote the memo

Were You One Of The Trump Team Members Who Knew #MichaelFlynn Was Under Investigation Before He Came

Good news for dogs!

Ted Lieu for the win:

You Mean They Lied? Trump Campaign Had 18 Or More Undisclosed Russian Contacts

Trump wants Mike Flynn back in the White House.

I bet a lot of Congressional Rethugs are relieved to have this off their plates now.

Trump continues to fume over special counsel: 'It hurts our country terribly'

Paul Ryan Sets Google News Alert for the Moment When Trump Becomes Unpopular Enough to Betray

Would the Senate consent to Lieberman as FBI director at this time?

so the orange one is going to hold a press conference.....

Sen. Dick Durbin: Trump's Going to 'Hang Himself With 140 Characters at a Time'

DT: Mueller's appt hurts us terribly and shows, "we're a divided, mixed up, not-unified country."

Appreciation thread for TheFerret--

"Expected Pick" FBI Director Joe Lieberman. Kinda rolls off the tongue, don't it? DRAIN THE SWAMP!

Flynn stopped military plan Turkey opposed after being paid as its agent

If Joe Lieberman becomes FBI Director,

Repubs say govt bad. Guess who's apparently to blame...

Obamacare / ACA It's just not the same thing!

Daily Kos: Majority Leader to colleagues last June: 'Putin is paying Trump.' Paul Ryan: 'Shut up! Sh

Trump whines about Independent "Councel" again...

Wonder if the Westboro gang attend Ailes funeral ?

How Roger Ailes Built the Fox News Fear Factory (Rolling Stone, 2011)

Taxpayers buy Toby Keith a free trip to Trump/Saudi Man-Concert

Trump whines: NO Trump-branded beds, NO $54 dry-aged well-done steaks, overseas trip TOO LONG!


Praising Joe Lieberman, Trump's pick for FBI chief on MSNBC?? Nicole and Brian Williams yapping

LIVE NOW on Politics Done Right: We must be aware of Trumpcare snake oil marketing and snuff it out

Media - I hope you're chasing down Mary McCord to ask why she *really* resigned as asst AG at DOJ

"Changed from counter Intel to criminal investigation"

Lindsey Graham: Trump-Russia investigation has evolved into a 'criminal investigation'

LOL- I wonder if Drumpf and Melania requested separate rooms for their overnight stays

When I agree with Max Boot, you know something big's afoot ...

Remember when we had Obama's scandals to deal with?

Cheeto Crybaby says that Democrats are embarrassed because the Electoral College favors us.

CNN:Trump lawyering up. Michael Cohen, Trump's attorney, supervising selection of attorneys

***Important change in language in Trump/Russia. It went from counter-intellligence to criminal.***

Trump is telling aides he wants to re-hire Michael Flynn if hes cleared by the FBI: report

Presser: And 45 does NOT look good.

Mueller can't be removed by Trump, according to CBS News...

The wisdom of a Trump voter...

Recipes for 90-Degree Days

Looks like 45 is already inventing an excuse to fire Mueller

BREAKING NEWS: Trump impeached by nation's 7 year olds, citing his promise to end cocoa production.

Hey Donnie, I wish you . . . .

Graham: Russia probe seems to be 'criminal investigation'

Sam Harris is a bona fide white supremacist. He's an awful human being.

McCaskill proposes letting people buy insurance from same exchange as Congress

A Cloud 'Tide' Fills the Grand Canyon in Gorgeous Time-Lapse Video

"Is it legitimate or is it a witch hunt?"

Gov. Eric Greitens calling Missouri lawmakers back for a special session

What's for Dinner, Thurs., May 18, 2017

"Believe Me!"

He thinks his administration

I don't believe for a second that Ryan and McConnell are discussing 25th Amendment to remove Trump

Is It 5:00 yet?-I'm Experiencing a Pavlovian Anticipation for the Afternoon News Deadline?

have any reality TV stars spent 4 years going on TV to claim you weren't actually born here yet?

Blast from Comey's past: stopping Alberto Gonzales and Andrew Card from

The Big 12 may have power to kick Baylor out of the conference

Trump Administration Picks Extremist Sheriff David Clarke For Homeland Security Position

They say Trump is lawyering up, but

trump just called comey a liar....

Comey prepared extensively for his conversations with Trump

The Bernie Sanders Show with Larry Wilmore - May 18

OH Sweet Jesus..... lying his ass off

U.S. to sanction Venezuelan Supreme Court judges over National Assembly power grab

Effort to remove Confederate monument in St. Louis is gaining crowdfunding

Oh snap, Trump just told that Rosenstein lie again at the presser

Trump saying Comey' s performance in hearing was "so poor," "that's why Rosenstein fired him"

Reality:We have MSM reports, confirmed by Clapper, of the existence of tapes from FVEY. There is no

Asked about Comey, Trump's answer veers into how bad Obamacare is.

Analysis: Gov. Eric Greitens' first session undercut by ethics questions

05/17/17: Bernie Podcast Bonus: Investigating Trump's Ties to Russia

Time for a big laugh?

I think we should all start calling Congress and ask them one question:

Dear Don, let's put things in perspective, shall we?

GOP Senators React to Special Counsel

Rosenstein will probably lose his job after this recent bombshell from WaPo

Warren: I would 'absolutely' support impeachment if Comey memo is true

Trump doesn't look healthy enough to climb up and down the

Sauds to host US Misogynist in Chief w/ men-only concert celebrating arms deal arranged by Kushner

Reuters: DT campaign had at least 18 secret contacts with Russians.

Forced equity release

$9.2 million settlement resolves claims over 2015 death of Eads Bridge worker

Car thieves steal car with 6 year old boy in the back and then shoot him to death

I've always believed in not speaking ill of the dead...

Mistrial declared on most serious charges in Andre Thompson and Bryson Chaplin Trial.

Lawsuit against 911 dispatcher's deadly mistake can proceed, St. Louis judge rules

Will the trumpettes wear headscarves in Saudi Arabia?

Trump says he did not ask Comey to end investigation

Pod Save America

Possible FBI director Joe Lieberman has praised Gen Flynn, embraces mass surveillance, & works for

Unlike HRC, Jason Chaffetz continued to use a private email account after it became illegal

Education department budget slashes funds for poor students

Bill blocking St. Louis minimum wage hike is sent to Greitens

US, Israeli spies upset that Trump shared intel with Russia

House May Be Forced to Vote Again on GOP's Obamacare Repeal Bill

Hundreds of Missouri sex offenders now required to wear GPS monitoring devices for life

..."I can always speak for myself & the Russians..."did trump really say that while being recorded?

House leaders worry more meetings secretly recorded (as in "I think Putin pays Trump")

A US citizen rammed his car through Times Square, killing a woman and injuring 22.

Gowdy poised to replace Chaffetz as Oversight chief

House Lawmakers Propose Opposing Approaches to Wildfires

House Russia investigators get access to Treasury data (FinCEN)

Bwah-HAH - DRUMPF thinks LIEBERMAN would be a popular choice with us Dems!1 n/t

Reaching here, I know, but any chance the word " collusion" means something to dft

******** BREAKING ******** WOW House May Be Forced to Vote Again on GOP's Obamacare Repeal Bill

Joe Lieberman cannot be trusted to supervise the stink in an outhouse, let alone the FBI.

Missouri expungement fees could violate state Constitution

Paul Ryan Sets Google News Alert for the Moment When Trump Becomes Unpopular Enough to Betray

...Rod Rosenstein knew before he wrote his controversial memo that Comey would be fired

When Comey Testifies, Will He Be Asked About Ryan's Use of Hacked Russian Info Against Dems?

Hawley seeks bail revocation for former Missouri sheriff

Why Bernie Sanders Wasnt Invited to CAPs Ideas Conference

Texas Police Officers Used N-Word After Shooting Jordan Edwards, Family Says

Missouri legislators pass bill for Real ID-compliant licenses

Trump: "No matter where you go, the FBI is special."

Chelsea Manning shares first picture of herself since release

Missouri targets doctor dearth, expands first-in-nation law

The duck lip phenom hasn't gone away

Vice President Pence has a growing credibility problem

Treasury to call for rolling back banking regulations

I know you guys and gals are really smart. Write your best Trump administration haiku

"Mail Order Abortions" Deemed Safe

I think the entire WH Service Staff should be the first to bail.

All these Trump scandals need a name

Planned Parenthood to close 4 Iowa clinics after funding cut

Planned Parenthood to close 4 Iowa clinics after funding cut

Formula 1 photographed with a 100 year old camera

House Dems speaking, on the Floor, now!

Trump is doubling down on Comey attacks and saying DAG Rosenstein is a big reason he fired Comey.

Police: 16-year-old girl found dead weighed just 56 pounds

Senate Dems say Trumps company a pass-through for income to president

Dems Ask Trump's Company to Prove It's Not Just Funneling Him Money

What Donald Trump Needs to Know About Bob Mueller and Jim Comey

Anyone else notice that he even separated himslf from his campaign with

Gowdy poised to replace Chaffetz as Oversight chief

Comey prepared extensively for his conversations with Trump

Judge denies release of 38 Studios grand jury records

Due to Paul Ryan's incompetence, House might have to redo vote on Trumpcare.

Health insurers and state officials say Trump is undermining Obamacare, pushing up rates

House leaders worry more meetings secretly recorded

BREAKING: Palm Beach police report: Fox News harasser Roger Ailes fell, hit his head on May 10.

U.S. believes ISIS' bomb-making research includes new generation of explosives

Do you think Rim Job Rob took all of the Freepers money and absconded to Russia

DT: "Russia is fine."

Bill would repeal state law barring some from running for office

McCaskill: Too early to talk about impeaching Trump

Flynn Refuses to Honor Subpoena

I just posted this on Facebook...looking forward to the moronic comments.....

Bernie Sanders On Investigating Trump's Russian Connection

"Terrible performance. Poor. Terrible. Poor, poor. Terrible. Everybody is saying it."

Video of Erdogan watching his body guards going after protesters

White House staffers are planning their exit strategies from a scandal-plagued administration: Repor

The St. Louis Six - a tale of courage, determination and second chances!

Its Now a Criminal Investigation says Lindsey Graham after Deputy AG Briefing

Chump lied. Integrity died.

FCC votes 2-1 to advance repeal of Obama-era internet rules

The @MSNBC chyron team on point once again

Bernie Sanders On Investigating Trump's Russian Connection

OMG. Click if you are over 13

Stars pay tribute to Chris Cornell

New (WTF): Devin Nunes continues reviewing Russia intelligence, despite recusal

Reporter manhandled by FCC guards because he asked question

ick. Just tried watching "Get Me Roger Stone" and

Did he care about that during his birther crusade? Or when he threatened to jail HRC?

Hmmm.....Pence starts his own PAC

Reporter manhandled by FCC guards because he asked question

Notice how the Senators & Reps are whining about Special Counsel?

Can you all smell it?

Senate Democrats reject Lieberman for FBI director

I am not kitten sitting anymore. They have been abandoned.

Trump's approval rating falls in election strongholds

Laura Bush and Hillary Clinton Unite to Fight for Women's Museum in D.C.

Trump and DeVos to Announce Taxpayer Funding for Religious Schools

I don't think Sherrod Brown likes Joe Lieberman very much.

skirts at Fox News today will be lowered to half-mast

Oh sweet goddess. More cement for his grave.

This is nuts: the Trump admin tried to bribe insurers into endorsing Trumpcare.

Devin Nunes continues reviewing Russia intelligence, despite recusal

Trump admin tried to BRIBE insurers into endorsing Trumpcare.

The Trump administration is trying to trick people into thinking it's cracking down on Wall Street

SATIRE: Donald Trumps speech on Islam LEAKED!: Asthma-laila-kumbaya to all!

Where does your cat go in a day?

Well, I didn't get what I wanted for my birthday yesterday.

I used to hear something bad about the Trump debacle once a day or so.

Question.. I've heard conflicting statements..


Why Trump Lies

Lieberman is special counsel at the law firm representing Trump

Treated badly?

I don't know who made this but it is genius

Nixon compilation--YouTube

Did Trump Commision Russian hack of US election himself?

Ohio high school students get pepper-sprayed for class

B Jordan impeachment speech

Should a guy who is now 36 still serve life without parole for shooting a cop to death?

Bombshell, Pence led transition team and Flynn told them he was

I have no doubt Drumpt looked

Trump's ludicrous revenge plan targeting Obama administration in retaliation for leaks

Jimmy Kimmel's Schoolhouse Rock: How to explain Trump's lies to kids.

Drumpt lacks the stamina for 9 day trip--poor flake of snow.

Chris Matthews just pissed me off

WTF are they doing at msnbc great article

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Friday, 19 May 2017

I've heard it mentioned in the news several times that the statute or contract in which Mueller is

Updated: Sean Spicer Tweeted a Bitcoin Address-- Not His Password

Dr. Dena Grayson (Alan Grayson's wife) Twitter post - more news coming tonight - hope she's right!!

Clients Who Follow Instructions Poorly