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Archives: January 1, 2018

Who is Alexander Downer, the Aussie who spilled the beans on a drunken George P?

Is PayPal being used as a funding vehicle for white supremacists?

Here's to 2018. The year that sees trump physically removed from our White House

Over 200 cities planning a 2nd Women's March

It's cold!

Hillary's emails? Old news. Who wants to see JARED and IVANKA's emails?

2018 New Year's Celebrations, Fireworks Around the World

Let's go, 2018 - we're all counting on you. And by the way...

"Hell, I can get you a toe by 3 o'clock this afternoon..with nail polish!"

Sophie Stinky Toes and Boudicca send their New Year's Greetings

Trump Is So Mentally Gone That His Lawyers Are Intentionally Lying To Him About The Russia Investiga

Nehru-Gandhi family: a dynasty in decline

Happy New Year to all my DU friends! Here's a little something to help ring it in:

Goodbye 2017

2018 Top Mayoral Races

Courts Must Better Police Themselves on Harassment, Chief Justice Says.

Congrats to the Bengals for playing hard

Best of Lawrence and Rachel's 2017 Handoffs

Is your local gym offering naked workout classes ?

Big Moments In 2017


'Make them taste their own blood': Sheriff David Clarke sends graphic tweet slamming press

Ed Asner Sounds Off on Republicans: They Want to Destroy the Middle Class

Another Shooting Today: Denver Metro

present tv/movie addiction?

Charlie Steinmann - It is such a good night

Vivaldi, Four Seasons - Winter

Nicola Conte - Jet Sounds

Rosalia de souza - Bossa 31

2018 Governors Election- Clinton State Republican Governorships from most to least vulnerable.

Astrud Gilberto - Stay

Vegan snack suggestions

Bossa n U2 - New Years Day

Honduras rubbish: Eco-cides take over Caribbean coast

Guatemala and Honduras sided with Trump on Jerusalem. Heres why.

Central America Weakens Forest Shield Against Future Droughts

Nicola Conte - Bossa Per Due

Central America Weakens Forest Shield Against Future Droughts

Moscow Mule-ing into the new year!

Lalo Schifrin - The Man From Thrush

To anyone who says both parties are the same: Fuck. You.

Yanno, with all this talk of a woman running against Trump in '20...

Pizzicato 5 - Twiggy Twiggy

You do not have to be a woman to partake in the Jan 20 and 21, 2018 Women's Marches

Both political parties see Nebraska's 2nd District as key in battle to control House

This Year's 2018 Women's March invites everyone.

*Live from Lincoln Center on WETA and MPT NOW,

*Live from Lincoln Center on WETA and MPT NOW,

World North Korean leader says he has 'nuclear button' but wont use it unless threatened

VicePresident Lucia Topolansky Sends Greetings to Raul Castro

Chief Justice Roberts says courts will examine protections against sexual harassment

If you're at home, check to see if your PBS station is playing Live from Lincoln Center.

Happy New Year to all on DU!

CNN New Year...... Andy Cohen and Anderson Cooper

Auld Lang Syne by Vaughn Meader and The First Family:


Auld Lang Syne, by George Bailey, his brother, and the good people of Bedford Falls:

I want to thank you all this day on my 63rd birthday-

Tonight's (almost) full moon...

In Little Honduras a Loyal U.S. Client, and Tyrant, Backed by Trump and the Bananan Republicans

As U.S. budget fight looms, Republicans flip their fiscal script

I can hear gunshots

Is the Republican TAX SCAM Even Legal?

LOL! CNN is showing the party at the Olive Garden in midtown Manhattan!

CNN just now did a Cannabis bus tour in Colorado

How to Cook Salmon

It was all rigged: Frontline: To Catch A Trader

A Medical Assistant I used to work with was just killed in a car accident in Mexico.

how can nUnes bullshit

CNN Sucks Without Kathy Griffin

De gustibus non est disputandum

A very Happy New Year to all who wished me one in other threads...

I don't know about you guys, but I'm willing to take the chance...

The Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee's 2018 Roadmap

We're Gonna Need A Bigger Calendar

We're basically being led by Anthony from the Twilight Zone

a scottish new year?

On facebook, in response to Jimmy Carter's comment on Citizen United:

Atheists are confounded in France

Donde quiera que ests - Joan Manuel Serrat.

CNN.New York.Anderson Cooper. Kinda feel sorry for him.

Congrats California, cannabis is now legal for adult use!!!

Happy New Year to all my DU friends, true Patriots and warriors for all that is good and kind!



BREAKING: Ashling to move to Arkansas,, needs assistance


Ferocious kitty in training

Finding The Good

Is there a special food you eat on New Year's day?

Rosana- A fuego lento (Slow simmer)

I'll bet that Trump waits five minutes past midnight NYE and then leaves.

Moms New Years Eve mini disco ball...

To All Of Us, Who Made an Hour, A Day, A Week, A Year, or More

My response to Nate Silver saying "2017 & Trump could have been a lot worse"

4 hrs to go til midnite in honolulu then it will sound like a war zone

From our Asshole-in-Chief

PBS Documentry: Secrets of Spanish Florida

"It is the function of speech to free men from the bondage of irrational fears." - Louis D. Brandeis

Why is modern pop music so terrible?

If it's way past midnight,

Politico's Top 10 governors races of 2018

Happy New Year, Washington State!

Detroit has softened!

The man suspected of shooting several Douglas County Sheriff's deputies, killing one...

Don Lemon of CNN has fun on CNN

Great video ad from Paul Ryans congressional Democratic opponent, Randy Bryce ...

First day of for Recreational use of Marijuana

Happy NEW YEAR to all at DU!!!!!

in 2018, i want women to take revenge on the GOP and vote them out.

My New Year's resoultion is to lose weight, and this is one I have to stick to.

Psychedelic country music

Chinas moon mission to boldly go a step further

Favorite sayings from Mom... What were yours?

Treasury Sec. Steven Mnuchin and his lovely wife arrive at Mar-a-Lago for New Years party ...

Im sitting here with my nieces putting together my resume for bob mueller

Senator Sanders: What a year it has been!

How many nations gave evidence of Trump-Russia contacts to US intel BEFORE FBI saw Steele Dossier?

Iran unrest: 'Ten dead' in further protests overnight

Happy 200th Birthday, Frankenstein

-1 degree (feels like -11)

Happy 2018: 6 degrees! Bhhhrrrrrrrrrr!

Thank you, Mr. Trump, for letting us say "Happy New Year" again.

Owl hit and caught in SUV survives

U.S. Police Killed Over 1,000 Civilians in 2017 While the News Was Watching Trump

Comey: I hope 2018 brings more ethical leadership

Nancy Pelosi Democrats are committed to giving America #ABetterDeal in the year ahead. HappyNY

1831 picture of Frankenstein's monster

Owl hit and caught in SUV survives

Photos: Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster prepped for one-way trip to deep space

I saw a video of Trump walking into a luncheon at Mar A Lago and a bunch of Women Who Lunch

HAPPY NEW YEAR! It's 0 degrees here in the Lower Hudson Valley of New York...

Happy 76th 🎂 Country Joe ✌🏻


MSNBC digging into Papadapolous: Will it spell the demise of more Russian agents?

I had a tough weekend (rant)

LOL, saw this Chump dog toy on Amazon!

I have just epiphanied, if thats a word, my News Years resolution. I will not ever again refer to

Just checked the temp. here on the Wisconsin, Manitowoc county. -9 degrees

Trump Sets First-Year Records For Most Golfing Trips, Lowest Approval Rating, Fewest Bills Signed

Nothing says 2017 like Sheriff Clarke responding to a fake Chelsea Clinton tweet with a fake...

The best picture of me on the internet

Below zero temperatures in the Twin Cities and Midnight gunfire.

Anyone know of a program that does spell checking?

Updated: Trump Hits Iran, Pakistan in First Tweets of New Year: 'TIME FOR CHANGE!'

Vehicles are now America's biggest CO2 source but EPA is tearing up regulations

Religious Cosplay

Robt Reich to 45's voters re: unkept election promises

Please come CAPTION Sheriff David Clark!!!

Trump's New Year's resolution: Getting Scott to run for Senate in Fla.

Trump's first 2018 tweet: Pakistan has 'given us nothing but lies & deceit'

Congressional Review Act: A Damage Assessment

2017 was the year of the sociopaths.

Making China Great Again

This Modern World: "Gah! I Give Up."

Happy BLUE Year DU!

Gunman in deadly Colorado deputy shooting identified as Iraq War vet with grudge against sheriff

Monday Toon Roundup

Workers in 19 states will get a minimum wage raise today, kinda sorta.

"Should auld acquaintance be forgot and never brought to mind? We asked voters in... Trump Country"

Why Franken Had to Go (please read before lighting hair on fire)

Serious convictions and indictments in 2018 as Mueller climbs ladder of criminal culpability.

Thanks trump... Former Joint Chiefs chairman: Nuclear war with North Korea closer than ever

TCM Schedule for Tuesday, January 2: WC Fields

Meanwhile, at Mar A Lago, the festivities continue . . . .

TCM Schedule for Wednesday, January 3: Hollywood Foreign Press

How To Get Pregnant In New Year 2018: UK Women Are Having McDonalds Fries After Sex To Increase Cha

I have a lot of catching up to do! Had a house full since Christmas eve day.

Can an Iron Age Religion Survive Internet Age Technology?

Two cat morning

Happy New Year....Brrrr...from cold Raleigh! My New Year blog...

A happy encounter at a family gathering

A billboard erected by Republicans on southbound Minnesota Hwy #52. Happy New Year America!

Trump says U.S. has gotten 'nothing' from Pakistan aid

Anybody watching the Rose Parade?

2017: The Year Complacency Shattered

Exchanged belated Xmas gifts yesterday - Look what I got

Flagstaff astronomer prepares New Horizons to look beyond Pluto

LIVE Now: Mayor de Blasio Attends 2018 Inaugural Ceremony

LIVE Now: Mayor de Blasio Attends 2018 Inaugural Ceremony

How low a temperature can those pythons in Florida still survive?

Ex-Justice official calls BS on GOP concerns over Devin Nunes: 'Paul Ryan could remove him'

BTRTN December 2017 Month in Review: Could This Possibly Be the Calm Before the Real Storm?

BTRTN December 2017 Month in Review: Could This Possibly Be the Calm Before the Real Storm?

2018: Dukes Up!

USA Today: Number of officers killed hits 2nd-lowest in more than 50 years

Dog hates how 2018 is starting out

Washington Post Readers choose the 2017 quote of the year

Bernie Sanders resolves to 'intensify the struggle against Trumpism' in 2018

Pence visit indefinitely postponed due to scheduling conflicts

The internet mocks Laura Ingraham for freaking out over potheads on CNN

Question about the temperature of snow

WOW Temp in NE OK 3F! Wind chill below 0! Thot heat was off in the apartment!

Obama's Reading Lists and Playlists for 2017

aaaccckkk trumpy bear ads abound. I thought it was a seasonal kind of gift...

The 30 Funniest Anti-Trump Protest Signs of 2017

2018 COULD be the year that trump finally releases his tax returns!

Any Facebook experts here?

The Denver shooter was an Alt Right Libertarian Trump supporter who despised Al Franken

I'm not looking forward to this year.

Nigerian army says 700 Boko Haram captives have escaped

Christianity Today: "The Biggest Loser in the Alabama Election"

John Dean: NOTHING is more important in 2018 than Dems retaking House to STOP TRUMP

Remember, much of what Trump does can be undone

Words banned for the new year? 'Fake news' gets top vote (AP)

Lawsuit seeks quicker election to replace Conyers

Let's get HIGH...The new year might be worse

Keep repurposing your artifical tree -

Trump Impeachment Odds in 2018 Predict President May Not Finish His First Term

January Photo Contest SUBMISSION THREAD. Submission deadline has passed. Go vote!

This Twitter poll needs some DU love... "Rate Trumpenfuhrer's first year"

Is this even legal?

John Schindler's speculating on whether Russian-hacked RNC emails are being used to help Trump

January Photo Contest - Only ONE MORE DAY to submit your photo.

January Contest COMMENTS THREAD: Only ONE MORE DAY to submit your photo.

January Photo Contest - Only ONE MORE DAY to submit your photo. Voting shortly thereafter.

Excuse me

Why Trump's War on the Deep State Is Failing - So Far (MUST-READ from Benjamin Wittes)

It does have a "last night on the Titanic" air to it, doesn't it?

My mood waking up this morning could best be described as Steve Bannon.

I disagree with Ireland-based gambling website Paddy Power, he will not be impeached but...

Pence: US won't repeat 'shameful mistake' of ignoring resistance of Iranian people

"can someone who knows about cybersecurity please help me?"

How are we all starting out 2018 ? Good ? Not so good ? Check in please....

NFL wildcard match-ups and odds

Chief Inspector Murphy wishes u a Happy Gnu Ears

Trump to New Year's Eve guests: 2018's 'going to be something very, very special'

Looking for books set in a nursing home or assisted living

Looking for books set in a nursing home or assisted living

What do conservatives talk about?

Australian media confirms NYT report on what Papadopoulos told Australian diplomat

I have no intention of watching the new Roseanne show

...and his biggest failure, the POTUS

Anyone watching Godless on Netflix.

Tax on medical devices to resume after 2-year suspension

So, to all of you moron Trump supporters who thought he was a "non-interventionist"...

Bookshelf: 'Janesville: An American Story'

Paulsen has been running on eliminating taxes on medical devices. Now that it has been reinstated

The Toxic Loyalty of Trump's Hardcore Zealots (Jared Yates Sexton, Daily Beast)

Mike Marrone (The Loft) retires

Minimum wage hikes in 18 states set for new year

Opioid crisis driving down life expectancy

Anyone watching the Black Mirror series on Netflix?

The priority for 2018? Containing Trump at ballot box

2018 is the year I FINALLY cut the cord (er, cable)

Chrissy Teigen and John Legend Shame Twitter Into Revoking Pizzagater's Verified Badge

Let's change the greeting to " Happy News Year"

GOP Will Continue To Frame Democratic Party As The Anti White Pro Brown/Black Party.

ok anybody here tell me if it's possible to get this from laptop to TV?

Expose' on purported Russian hacking of the NYTimes

Meet the Women Who Accuse Trump of Sexual Harassment & Seeking Investigation

The Women Who Accuse Trump of Sexual Harassment

Our 32nd wedding anniversary today!

Good Tweet From David Frum

Colorado shooting suspect was an Iraq War vet who posted alt-right Pepe memes on social media

New Zealanders build island in bid to avoid alcohol ban

Iranian police say one officer killed by protester, raising stakes in unrest

The Growing Movement to Impeach Trump

The Growing Movement to Impeach Trump

A Jury of English Majors

All hands on deck to throw Mueller overboard.

Heh! Hairball coached teams pull epic chokes one day apart.

NYT: Clinton supporters donated $700K to help Trump accusers

New twist on corporate towns. Quayside Toronto, built by Google.

A monument to SC's black Confederate soldiers? None fought for the South, experts say

Derrius guice LSU running back

How do you define the term "elderly"?

What are you watching New Year's Day?

Reading for many years about gun control and the damage that guns have done to our society. Peace

Dave Chappelle

#1 🎶 01/01/73

What's for Dinner, New Year's Day, Jan.1, 2018

ND v LSU 21-17 Citrus Bowl quite the nail biter.

Donald Trump becomes the first president in 40 years not to visit Canada in his first year

Joe Hockey discussed Alexander Downer's Russia revelations with FBI

There are Women's Marches 2018 planned in many Canadian cities

Smearing Mueller shows the depths of Republican fear - Editorial NJ.Com

Whoop - big orange moon just peeked up on my eastern horizon.

Papa johns is hurting

Just a gut feeling, neither scientific nor fact-based...

Former Obama Administration Officials Vie to Unseat House Republicans

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Tuesday, 2 January 2018

Why Trumps War on the Deep State Is FailingSo Far

Democrats Want to Depose Priebus About Election Night

I'd like to sing the world a song--flash mobs around the world dance to "Beat It":

Florida may restore voting rights to 1.7 million ex-felons: So long, Republicans!

No corporation should get a tax cut which has any employee on public assistance. Matthew Dowd

4 killed in New Year's Eve shooting at New Jersey home

Bernice King Calls Out Newsweek For Insensitive MLK Tweet

Robert Mueller & John Kerry on the soccer team

Roy Moores Defeat Means Ted Cruz Retains Status as Most Despised Person in Senate

Things that I will not let trump - or trumpers - take as we turn from 2017 to 2018

Richard Blumenthal tweet:

Religion and the non-overlapping magisteria position.

It appears Twitter locked @SheriffClarke 's account and made him delete not only the tweet threateni

Why Do We Drop The Ball In Times Square For New Years?.....

Trump Jr. starts off 2018 by attacking Hillary Clinton with conspiracy claims from WikiLeaks

Anyone remember using stilts? We used them on the school playground in the 40s.

'Extreme tribalism' claws at the Republicans

Long Branch shooting: 16-year-old boy suspected of New Years Eve murder of family

Heartland terrorists want Trump fans on their jury

How the Trump era is changing the federal bureaucracy

Godfather I, II and III on Netflix streaming

Keep resisting people, even Trump knows it's the greatest threat to his presidency

The GOP Goal Is To Turn DOJ, FBI & Homeland Into Stooge Agencies For Them & Trump.

NFL - Buffalo fans flood Bengal's QB charity with donations.

Can we think of a slogan with more oomph than "A Better Deal"?

Kyoto Tachibana High School Marching Band

PA Fire Commissioner resigns his post

President Trump has been hard at work at Mar-a-Lago

Hollywood stars donate millions to empower more women to speak out against sexual assault

Capital Punishment Deserves a Quick Death

John Dean...