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Archives: June 24, 2017

Why Disability Rights Activists Stormed Mitch McConnell's Office

Ryan trying to water down U.S. sanctions on Russia

#TrumpCare is like Trump University, except you die.

Is the lead singer of Massive Attack BANKSY?

'Hyperloop Hotel' Could Be the Future of Luxury Travel

Is street artist BANKSY Robert Del Naja of Massive Attack?

Intelligence officials worry State Dept. going easy on Russian diplomats

The driver and passenger have a court date of June 28

Piedmont man charged after viral video threatening cyclists

Turkey Will No Longer Teach Evolution in High School Classrooms

Another reason for Ossoff loss-He looks like a college student.

"Murder by Trumpcare, the GOP way!"

WEATHER CHECK IN: WHAT'S it like and where are you?

Under pressure, Western tech firms sharing cyber secrets with Russia

Guests tonight on Real Time with Bill Maher:

Latest Russian Hacking Bombshell: Damning Revelations About GOP, Trump (Rolling Stone)

REPORT: Under Pressure, Western Tech Firms Share Cyber Secrets With Russia

Can't understand why some are in solidarity with Freepers concerning Nancy Pelosi

Slate - important - "Obama Did What He Had to Do". (Read and let's discuss)

Check this out......focus on it...make it come true

What are your 5 "desert island" discs?

This quote about Trumpcare makes me want to bash my head against a brick wall.

To get new voters, we have to involve them.

Toon - The NRA's response

AHCA will lead to a cheaper Border Wall!

Well, Nancy Pelosi is more than OK in my book even though she wasn't really Miss Lube Rack of 1959

Trans Rights Activists, ACLU Ask (WA) Secretary of State to Investigate and Reject I-1552 Petitions

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

Demolition Man Sex scene

Did I hear Malcolm Nance correctly on Chris Hayes?

Hopes of Single Payer on hold in California (*not dead)

Wtf? Obama what?

I think the reason is to decrease the surplus population - just like Scrooge said

Home Is Where The Hate Is

Philando Castile girlfriend opens our eyes all the way in final moment

What should Planned Parenthood do if AHCA passes?

Political Correctness?

Laydeebug Appreciation Thread

Fwiw, Sally Yates just tweeted for the first time as a private citizen:

Just saw a segment about the VA on CBS News

Trump just admitted to Russian election meddling.

White House says tweet meets records request

Our Enemies Don't Care

I keep thinking back to the death of Eric Garner...

Is Anthony Kennedy going to retire on Monday?

Arab states demand Qatar shut down Al Jazeera

Ivanka to give testimony in shoe suit

Administration Pulling Grant From Group That Combats Neo-Nazis

Nothing is Real Unless Cameras Are Rolling

(London) Camden flats: Hundreds of homes evacuated over fire risk fears

Has spent way more on White House furnishings than Obama

Serious question - are the REPUBLICAN doctors like Price and...

Rachel just dropped a possible nightmare

China landslide leaves 120 missing in Sichuan

Trump supporter who called for Clinton to be 'shot' attends signing

Trump hotel employee to be White House chief usher

Are you guys watching the special on Lawrence O'Donnell show. OMG!

When a Presidency Loses Its Legitimacy

if you're not in a state of rage while watching Lawrence O'Donnell, nothing's going to move you.

Do you think that Trump will get rid of the Americans with Disability Act?

If kennedy retires monday as per rachel

Trump's Lies (NYT)

UW professor got it right on Trump. So why is he being ignored?

Ari Melber breaks down at 30 minutes about his story of the youngster with extreme disabilities --

Ari is on for Lawrence..

Mike Pence just had a secret meeting with GOP money-man Charles Koch

Anti-Pelosi? READ THIS!! Nancy Pelosi's battle against the GOP politics of personal destruction

Remember what happened last time to Representatives

I really, really don't like the smiles from people on MSNBC talking about these the harm done to

I loathe the Russians

No, We are NOT Going to Blame Obama!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Bono and the Edge will play at least one song Canada Day on Parliament Hill.

Please review my Star Membership....

What is the justification for no video at the briefings?

REVEALED: Mike Pence just had a secret meeting with GOP money-man Charles Koch

OK: This is the bottom line: ALL repukes cared more about winning than in protecting the Republic

polezni durak,

Buddy the cat played with my bead necklace today because it was new

WCFL Chicago a.m. - "The Voice of Labor", the first "public" radio

If Trumpcare goes through, then it's time for bottom-up resistance. "Not Paying"

How to Make Ice Cream

A Real Leader

Spicer appears on camera on Fox News right after he bans cameras and audio from press briefings

Pence visits Focus on Family amid change for religious right

Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio to face day of reckoning in court

Vox - The health bill might pass because Trump has launched the era of Nothing Matters politics

Al Franken Humiliates Rick Perry On Climate Change Science

Senators ask military to clarify US role in Yemen torture

Our Fake Democracy EDITED to add attribution. SORRY!

Medical Groups Hate the GOP Health Care Plans

Friday Night Moscow Mule Buzz. Ask me anything.

Maritime Mystery: Why a U.S. Destroyer Failed to Dodge a Cargo Ship

"You do realize you just confessed that Russia meddled in the election you won, right?"

Bernie and Jane Sanders, under FBI investigation for bank fraud, hire lawyers

White Clover

Pro-Trump Outside Group Plans to Target Sen. Heller (R) for his opposing GOP health bill

University of Missouri revokes Cosby's honorary degree

Whos A Good Voter? (toon)

Mama feeding Babe Osprey!

Michigan sports doctor to stand trial on sex assault charges

OK us old geezers, Its time to spread the word about Trump and the Republicans by reclosing the

Ferguson attorney: Brown family settlement $1.5M

Sea level rise at least 10 feet in next 50 years.

California adds 4 states to travel ban for laws it says discriminate against LGBTQ community

A Way to Hone our Message

Monroe gas station clerk accused of embezzling $40K worth of ciagrettes

Otto Warmbier's Brain Tissue Loss

45 years ago - The watershed moment in Watergate

Thunderbird F-16 pilot, team passenger in 'good condition' after crash

Mussolini made the trains run on time. Hitler turned them into death trains.

Canadian Gold rush brothel run by Trump's grandfather which sold food, booze and sex will be transfo

Cute but a little Twisted

Wanna know how unpopular the Trumpcare bill is? THIS ......

FBI to police in Texas: Bigfoot is 'most wanted fugitive'

Is Stephen Colbert Planning a Run for Office in 2020?

Toilet charity gets Indian village to take on Trump name

Kansas jury awards $218M to farmers in Syngenta GMO suit

Ex-deputy in Ohio gets probation for threat-related charges

California Democratic Speaker killed his own partys plan for single-payer healthcare

Proposed Ohio law: Tax break to encourage pro bono work

The population will not be terrorized, not be terrorized, not be terrorized.......

NY Daily News:Trumpcare is Blood Money...

Detroit schools board doesn't decide on putting Pistons arena funding on the ballot

'Wonder Woman' Will Be The Highest Grossing Live-Action Film Directed By A Female

I Witnessed Nixon's Downfalland I've Got a Warning for Trump

11 highlights of $56.5B Michigan budget headed to Snyder's desk

How can you still doubt Trumps intelligence?

Former state director ordered to stand trial on embezzlement charges

Russians destroyed and removed material from shuttered compounds, officials say

The perils of documentary

Russias campaign to influence the election (WaPo)

For state workers, budget could be worse

Lansing mayoral candidate charged with felony assault

Russians destroyed and removed material from shuttered compounds, officials say

Was This a Real Karen Handel Campaign Sign ?

'New urgency' as Asian carp found near Lake Michigan

State aid hike for vapor cleanup called inadequate

Five Individuals Convicted in $23 Million Boiler Room Fraud Scheme

Former Rep. Fulton Sheen ordered to cease and desist selling securities

English would be Michigan's official language under House bill

VA chief: Time to rethink disability system; current setup 'not sustainable'

A big barrier to Michigan's top public university falls, so step up, students

Imagining what kind of candidates would be drawn to a job in a part-time Legislature

Peter Tosh's youngest son still comatose after being beaten In New Jersey Jail four months ago

Silicon Valley rocked by sexual harassment claims - again

Former senior Obama official said. I feel like we sort of choked. (Washington Post)

AG Schuette Staff Using Personal E-mail on State Time?

AG's Office Botches Cover-Up of Questionable Email

Bill Maher, New Rule: I Didn't Reproduce Day

This was an act of war

Does Everything That Donald Trump Touches Die?

Trump White House Has Taken Little Action To Stop Next Election Hack

Maddow saying next early Monday should be on your news radar..

postal problem

Andy Biggs (R-AZ) sits up, begs, rolls over, reads talking points, rewarded with Snausage

This seems simple to me. What am I missing?

Carrier workers facing layoffs feel betrayed by Trump

Toilet Cafe, Saigon

The Senate GOP hid the meanest things very deeply in its Obamacare repeal bill. We found them

Is this a spelling error by Trump? Or Not?

The Ongoing Crisis in Christianity Continues Apace.

I will not watch Hugh Hewitt. Not.Even.Once.

Why would Trump go after Dean Heller for not giving his vote for AHCA

These assassination remarks by celebrities are wrong and asinine but...

All it took for Trump to say "election meddling by Russia" was opportunity to blame Obama over it?

CNN has an idiot on...michael williams (R) georgia state senator

House Science Committees taxpayer-funded email newsletter now features Breitbart, other deniers

This is fantastic news. And I think a clear case of how having decent health care can save lives.

This will affect everyone. & Yes, I am talking to YOU - Trump Voters.

Yet Another Person Who Called For Hillary Clinton To Be Shot Was Invited To The White House

Um, my memory could be wrong

MAGA: Putting our "minors" back to work.

Disabled people in this country need to come out in mass and protest.

Luckovich: Trump "Job Creation"

Hillary tells the truth - Republicans are the Death Party!

Trump Is What Happens When a Political Party Abandons Ideas

Care and Dignity

Making America scared again won't make us safer - By Sally Yates

How can you still doubt Trump's intelligence? - By Kathleen Parker

I truly do not believe our country can withstand 4 years of Donald Trump and Republicans.

Bill Cosby wants to teach us? - By the Washington Post Editorial Board

Why 'Mattis in charge' is a formula for disaster

Please tweet @senDeanHeller a Thank you. He can still change his

State-run Television

The Torturers Speak - By the NYT Editorial Board

"Kris Kobach is a voter fraud genius!" . . . Please come CAPTION Donald Trump!!!

White House uses Trump tweet in its official response to Comey tapes request

The President has no intention of firing Mueller but he has the authority to fire him if he wants.

Pro-Trump Group to GOP Senator: Repeal Obamacare, Or Else

Senate Bill Still Cuts Tax Credits, Increases Premiums and Deductibles for Marketplace Consumers

It's criminal this is allowed to stand. We're effectively back to Jim Crow for black voters.

Professor: Otto Warmbier got "what he deserved"

Fortune: Meet the Women Who Could Make or Break the "Health" Bill

Really?!? Seth Meyers And Amy Poehler Reunite To Slam Pro-Trump Protesters

the opioid crisis

After we get the CBO report on the AHCA

Is anyone here into vintage computer stuff?

rick tyler on m$nbc....'Medicaid is welfare'....wrong rick.

Palmieri: Obama officials 'made the best decisions they could' on Russia hacking

World Taekwondo Federation changes name over 'negative connotations'

Pro-Trump group launches seven-figure ad buy against GOP senator opposing repeal bill

I seem to be growing bagel mushrooms, in my back yard

Arconic knowingly supplied flammable panels for use in tower: emails

Exclusive: Overruling diplomats, U.S. to drop Iraq, Myanmar from child soldiers' list

Ratio of pain

China, U.S. agree on aim of 'complete, irreversible' Korean denuclearization

Sally Yates‏ is tweeting

Culture not economics determined the 2016 race

Rachel Maddow in 2014...discussing 2nd amendment rights and healthcare....

Working Toward What Is Possible


I saw this t-shirt on and thought of trump

Fast, accurate determination of cadmium contamination without expensive instrumentation.

Do people really care?

A bankrupt Republican Party created Donald Trump

State Dept.s anti-Semitism monitoring office to be unstaffed as of July 1 *

Rabbits, rabbits EVERYWHERE! HELP!!!

R.I.P. @BitchestheCat

Republicans the Party of.......

Okay Hubby & I created a little monster. Queen Mean

Interesting survey of Trump voters.


I've got mine so the hell with you

IMO, Now that the SC is folding for this yr, Thomas and/or Roberts could be

Senate GOP expected to add new penalties for the uninsured into their health bill


LEAVE HER ALONE. Hands Off Nancy Pelosi! - Joy-Ann Reid

R.Maddow mentioned C.Grassley hinting possible SCOTUS retirement coming?

So, if Repukes have figured out how to rig the voting machines,

The Secret to a Great Potluck? Its Not the Food

Weekend Toon Roundup

On Joy just now:

Can we find just one profile in courage?

Trump's tweets help foreign spies collect info on POTUS

Tim Ryan and others

If There Are SCOTUS Retirements Soon,

Is it "censorship"?

The enemy hacked DU on election night because they're afraid of us

CNN host confronts Jill Stein over why she met with Putin in Russia and she blames the Democrats

Is the Republican Party a hate group?

Mitch McConnell's reputation as a master tactician is at risk with this healthcare bill.

VP Mike Pence checks in with the boss: a pause to refresh

Tornado damaged two U.S. Air Force E-4B 'doomsday' planes

Bannon: Trumps strategy is let the warfighters fight the war

If You Live In A State With Female Repug Senators - Call Them And Appeal To Them.....

Macron trolls Trump on the Tennis Court..

I Don't Know If It Will Help - But Maybe We Need To Embarrass The Wealthiest Individuals....

Obama Did What He Had to Do

Could Trumps White House tapes ruse actually get him in legal trouble?

What kind of bathroom vanity top material can be easily cut?

45 vintage images of same sex couples prove gay love always existed

Guntown -- Futile, White Gunsplaining About The Price Of Freedom

Anthony Kennedy retirement watch at a fever pitch

Vox - "The Senate GOP health bill in one sentence: poor people pay more for worse insurance" ...

Election Results Officially Look Invalid After Voting Machine Hack Confirmed Across 39 States

All the President's Lies

Elections officials, failing in election integrity, to party exclusively with corporate vendors

And the sheep cheered

Funny trivia-question: "What do you call a group of US-Senators writing a cruel bill in secrecy?"

Zima, the clear beverage of youthful regret, is back

Please call on CA Speaker @Rendon63rd to reverse his decision & let the Assembly VOTE on SB 562

Look people our AHCA bill doesn't have "Obama" in the name and widespread suffering & bankruptcy

Tim Ryan, We can't just talk about Russia"

Senators drafting BCRA/AHCA are in the pockets of the Health Insurance Companies and Big Pharma

Who In This Country Doesn't Need Health Insurance?....

Latest Russian Hacking Bombshell: Damning Revelations About GOP, Trump

Anyone else here feel we are in the middle of a perfect storm?

The Price - DSCC anti Trumpcare ad

Qatar blockade exposes rifts in Trump administration's 'peculiar' foreign policy

My dream scenario for 2018-19

A highway sign for modern times...10 words..saw it today for the first time..pass it on...

LIVE NOW on Politics Done Right - Trumpcare is worse than you thought and you must fight

There, all better.

Is the CIA Director colluding with Donald Trump?

Dark Money Organization Emerges As Major Financier for GOP Legislative, Electoral Agendas

Please take away my Medicaid

I miss the good ole days. Remember?

Have you caught some good crabs? Here is how you can make them!

Why Aren't All The Dem Senators Openly Meeting With Their Constituents In Their States....

What's the word when a country does warlike

KO: What if Trump Actually Fires Mueller? Doing so might create the tipping point that ends him.

KO:What if Trump Actually Fires Mueller? Doing so might create the tipping point that ends him.

I believe Ossoff would have won his race in GA if it had not been "nationalized"...

Old must read: Greg Palast: Jim Crow Scam Threatens to Tip Georgia's Ossoff-Handel Race

Outside Legal Team

New legal action over University?

What hes really done

An American Sickness by Elisabeth Rosenthal...we need to send a copy to every congress person

I think Zola wins....the week.

The Sourtoe Cocktail: Yes, It's An Actual Human Toe In A Drink

Tracking Trump

Acknowledges Russian meddling

If someone taps into your web browser info, what is the thing that would embarrass you?

Home Made Kazoku - Shooting Star

Democrats are still bringing a knife to a gunfight.

Trump officials oppose funding museum for victims of Tuskegee syphilis study

Trump officials oppose funding museum for victims of Tuskegee syphilis study

Frum: What Happens When a Presidency Loses Its Legitimacy?

Too funny...Colbert announces he is running for President in 2020 and asks for any Russian assistanc

Joy-Ann Reid grills Congressman and blast Trumpcare for its evilness (VIDEO)

White House tapes ruse


tRump has done one thing for me...

I Picked Prison Over Fighting in Vietnam David Harris

Missouri Advances Bill Allowing Employers to Fire Women for Using Birth Control

Stephen Colbert is in Russia, hints at 2020 Presidential Run...

Missouri Advances Bill Allowing Employers to Fire Women for Using Birth Control

Kensington resident tells radio host "I'll move out if Grenfell survivors move in"

Pentagon's nuke-proof 'Doomsday' planes damaged by tornado

Iranian protesters say destroying Israel is Muslim worlds top priority

Face it, our strength is reality not ideology

The Lessons We Learned From Jon Ossoff's Defeat

THESE ARE THE STORIES the Republicans need to be FORCED to see and hear.

The Senate GOP Isn't Fixing Health Care. It's Waging Class War.

UK Parliament Suffers Sustained Cyber-Attack As All MPs Targeted By Hackers, Sources Tell HuffPost

Little progress curbing smoking in the Arab world

New poll shows majority of Americans are unaware Trumpcare slashes Medicaid

U.S. won't back U.N.'s Violence Against Women resolution

Where would Republicans be without racism?

The definitive list of Trump lies since he became president and it is huge

Evidence is mounting that Russia took 4 clear paths to meddle in the US election

I'm old enough to remember when rightwingers despised Russia

Egypt raises state of alert, wary of Qatar crisis backlash

ChromecastT open wireless.

Dishes for Your Eid al-Fitr Feast

Grassley runs when confronted with health care question

The Trump Administration Is Pulling a Grant From a Group That Combats Neo-Nazis

Let me just go ahead and say this - I'm sorry

Trump Laughing with Russians Day after Firing FBI Head Hilarious!

Overruling diplomats, U.S. to drop Iraq, Myanmar from child soldiers' list

Just saw Wonder Woman...O M Effin' G!

Trump Appointee: "Second Civil War May Be Necessary", "Imagine A World Without Islam"

Japanese language lesson, the difference between 愛 and 恋 (Love and Love)

London tower blocks evacuated as 27 buildings fail fire tests

Don't ever miss a payment!

Republicans to penalize uninsured with ObamaCare repeal

Is Shep Smith of Fox a good guy?

Bomber planning to attack Mecca's Grand Mosque blows himself up: ministry

Happy 241st Birthday, Virginia Declaration of Rights

Three Days of the Condor (1975)

Death toll from Pakistan attacks climbs to 85

Flipping flop?

Six Nazi spies were executed in D.C. White supremacists gave them a memorial - on federal land.

My brother is marrying the Manchurian candidates daughter

Sanity Break: Beautiful Indian Shiva Dance (VIDEO)

Quick...somebody tell Republicans

Paris, May 10, 1968

Was T's talk of election rigging carefully calculated and not the ravings of a madman?

Bomber blows himself up as Saudis foil terror plot in Mecca

Six Nazi spies were executed in D.C. White supremacists gave them a memorial on federal land.

Vice President Pence meets with billionaire Charles Koch

CIA chief: Intel leaks on the rise, cites leaker worship

Orange ShitGibbons still tweeting about Hillary in between golfing outing

The Tads - She Is My Dream (VIDEO)

Sunday LIVE-Stream: Bernie Sanders - Protect Our Healthcare Rally - Charleston, WV - June 25th

Orin Hatch is outraged that Bernie Sanders accurately described Trumpcare

It's ONLY "refighting the primaries" to say we should have had a different nominee.

Jared's Middle East talks are not going very well....

Someone needs to teach the White House Press Corps the prisoner's dilemma

Instead of selling out, retiring Bellingham businessman sells to his employees

This beautiful child is why TrumpCare is a murderous, life-sucking abomination.

***** gets in some recreation

Pence promises hate group they have President Trump's 'unwavering support'

Russian Election Hacks Took US To Brink Of Cyberwar

Beyond opposing Trump, do Democrats have a message?

More right-wing selective amplification: Fox, White House talking about Loretta Lynch

Malcolm Nance On WaPo Report: That Is Crown Jewels Intelligence

Schwarzenegger and Macron team up to "make the planet great again"

So McConnell Had Polio as a Child...

I'm seeing a lot of discussion on DU that suggests Dems be more like the mortal enemy we have to

I'm just posting this here for general use

What's for Dinner, Sat., June 24, 2017

Trumps LIES (NYTimes' exhaustive list)

Sen. Merkley: Donald Trump Absolutely Tried To Intimidate Comey

Trump Has Mammoth Ass & A Visible Panty Line! *vomit warning*

If given the opportunity , what would you say to Ryan and McConnell concerning their " Healthcare

Black Dem accuses Steve King of 'white privilege' in heated exchange

Zero GOP senators find the courage to meet their constituents ahead of health vote

Report: Trump Administration Has Done Next to Nothing to Prevent Future Election Hacking

Gutting Medicade is only part of the overall Welfare spending...

The GOP is Starting a Bernie Sanders Witch Hunt

George Lakoff Interview with Tavis Smiley on lies and messaging

Trumps approval rating is shooting up! ?

John Fund is the center of evil in the U.S.

The GOP is Starting a Bernie Sanders Witch Hunt

THEIR 2 cents - Do we realize this is about pennies?


Water Power

"No Regrets for Trump Voters" - Salon Article

GOP health bill could slash Sheldon Adelson's tax bill by more than $40 million

Globalization Will Work If We Stop Catering To The Elite, Says Larry Summers

Statement of Stacey D. Stewart, President, March of Dimes on Release of the Better Care Reconciliati

"I cannot imagine that these very fine Republican Senators would allow American people to suffer..."

Computer science expert to Senate Intel: voting technology highly hackable, could upgrade by 2018

That horrific landslide in China

A majority of Americans now say they like Obamacare. That's a first.

Evidence is mounting that Russia took 4 clear paths to meddle in the US election

Motorcyclist detained after riding through San Francisco health care protest


I will never, in a million years, understand why wing nuts are such heartless bastards...

Democrats Losing Is Because of the Way the Party Does Elections

The word women literally never appears in the US Senates 142-page health-care bill

Senate health-care bill faces serious resistance from GOP moderates

The word women literally never appears in the US Senates 142-page health-care bill

The places where Obamacare insured the most Americans, map...

LIVE-Stream Pittsburgh - Bernie Sanders - Don't Take Our Health Care Rally

LIVE-Stream Pittsburgh - Don't Take Our Health Care Rally with Senator Bernie Sanders

Congressional Black Caucus declines to meet with Cheeto

Anyone know stories of people losing jobs because they did not support trump?

My message to Mitch McConnell: Bring it, you dirty vulture.

Refugee admissions nearly halved as supreme court mulls Trump travel ban

2017 Horse Racing - 2017 Ohio Derby

U know the ShitPot is stinking when

Just like dad: Ivanka in hot water?

Does Mike Pence Straighten His Hair?

OK, here's our 2018 mantra; slogan; battle cry; meme(?)

Is the ANY chance that if Trump puts another loon on the Court

Are the laws of Heaven unholy?

Donald Trump defies calls to appoint envoy to combat anti-Semitism

Powerful ending. 27-year diplomat in the foreign service on his fears for the world without U.S. le