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Archives: May 13, 2018

It's time .....

Cat laying out in field getting stoned on weed (dandelion)

Pay to Play....

Sanders berates staff for leak of Kelly Sadler McCain comment

I started this in the LGBTQ thread but thought it important to post here

It's all so frustrating

From Huffington Post. When will the insanity stop??

The Trump White House crossed a new threshold for political debasement this week

Michael Bloomberg calls 'epidemic of dishonesty' bigger threat than terrorism

Took my dad's glasses into the optometrists to have them fixed. He didn't buy them there.

FCC Chair Ajit Pai Had Private Dinner w/ AT&T exec who hired Trump lawyer Michael Cohen

Cartoon...Queen draws the line with IQ45....👑

Cher weighs in on McCain....

New leaf!

Del Rio Elects Openly Gay Mayor

Pirro: Trump fulfilling "Biblical prophecy" by moving embassy to Jerusalem

I had no idea that crocodiles are in Florida...

How do you think the SCOTUS would vote on testifying

Two Tennessee Democrats on the Move


Melania has to wonder where it all went wrong

Ex Trump aide working with Russian company to lift sanctions.

Didn't the North Korean test mountain/tunnels collapse last month?

"Holy S***": woman on Twitter gets pic of Jeff Goldblum on her pillow in a hotel, per her request

Anybody who can read this without tearing up needs a soul transplant:

Is Liberalism the Only Side for Thinking People?

You know Trump is itching to dis John McCain

Dropkick me Jesus

I'd say it's about time for Mueller to start thinning trump's herd of

A Man and His Roti

Georges Bizet Symphony C Major

BREAKING: Immediate success of First Lady's Anti-Cyberbullying Campaign causes Social Media Layoffs

I am remiss to throw the Bible at anyone but Mike Pence's faux piety makes me want to vomit.

Flippable: NC-7. Dr. Kyle Horton (D) vs. David Rouzer (R, incumbent)

Michael Bloomberg calls 'epidemic of dishonesty' bigger threat than terrorism

If Kelly and the GOP and their anti-immigration stance makes you angry, what can you do?

Islamic Center vandalism: Murfreesboro man pleads guilty to 2017 crime

Who will be the new cold open Trump character, and snl alum playing them, on SNL

And THIS is why the Dems' cowardly decision

I wish SNL would have ended with the mothers day greetings

Wow, race-based stress is at pandemic proportions in this country

Do people attending plays & musicals have a moral obligation to the performers to try to stay awake?

This is not good. Apparently Trump has caused Israel to lose its gawd damned mind

Trump Swamp

Melissa McCarthy on weekend update.

FLIPPABLE: Anna Eskamani for FL-HD47

SNL - Cold Open - Mother's Day

I haven't done anything wrong

US paid Trump's Scottish resort for VIP hotel stays: report

Cats love beards

Millennials may constitute the largest bloc of voters this year.

SNL - Weekend Update on Trump Securing Release of American Prisoners

Don't sing love songs

'Tricked by the devil.' They backed Trump. Now, his foreign labor cuts may ruin them.

Glamrock's Late Nite Music Fest..... Wilco!

Glamrock's Late Nite Music Fest.... Wilco 2!

Glamrock's Late Nite Music Fest.... Wilco 3!

Ravel: "Pavane for a Dead Princess", Orpheus Chamber Orchestra/Dowland: "Piper's Pavan"-

My goodness, that Avengers: Infinity War is one hot movie...

Glamrock's Late Nite Music Fest.... Wilco 4!

Glamrock's Late Nite Music Fest.... Wilco 5!

Glamrock's Late Nite Music Fest.... Wilco 6!

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Glamrock's Late Nite Music Fest....The Stones!

Glamrock's Late Nite Music Fest...The Stones 2!

Shelby County eyes massive $300M redevelopment of The Med

2 from C.P.E. Bach: "Symphony in C Major" & "Concerto in E Flat Major

Glamrock's Late Nite Music Fest...The Stones 3!

Glamrock's Late Nite Music Fest...The Stones 4!

Glamrock's Late Nite Music Fest...The Stones 5!

Glamrock's Late Nite Music Fest....Is There Ever Enough Little Feat?

Racism is not dying

Nashville drops campaign to host 2020 Republican National Convention

Just thinking of those mother's who "can't" be with their children today...😡

Nashville mayoral candidate defends racial profiling in front of largely black audience

Glamrock's Late Nite Music Fest...Is There Ever Enough Little Feat 2 (really sick jam)!

Trump to headline Blackburn Senate fundraiser in Tennessee

North Korea First?

Michael Avenatti for the win....again!

Hmmmmmmmmmmmmm! my question is why wasn't he ordered to sit in his

Attorney General Jeff Sessions rails on 'fuzzy-headed left' and immigration policies in Gatlinburg

If this don't get ya up and dancin', you just might be dead ... Scissor Sisters - Paul McCartney

Bizarre video of Rudy Giuliani dressed in drag while being seduced by Donald Trump resurfaces

The Coal Plant Of The Future

Wow - bad frost last night - 27 degrees at 5 AM

'Talk to your child about the GOP for Mother's Day'

White Fragility Digest #1: 13 May 2018

Photos: Animal Mothers and Babies

Sworn oath to defend the constitution

Kansas law now forbids police from having sex with people in custody

So, Pastor Robert Jeffress will be leading the opening prayer in Jerusalem.

Judge Jeanine Pirro Goes Off On Bizarre Riff Touting Trump for Fulfilling 'Biblical Prophecy' With..

Canadians Are Now More Anti-American Than At Any Time In The Past Forty Years

Smirking, racist, adulterous former O'Reilly Fox toad versus Avenatti. WHO YOU GOT, DAMMIT?

Surabaya attacks: 11 killed in Indonesia church bombings

Congrats to Oliver North on his new job, same as the old job.

LA Trump voters: 30,000 elderly will be evicted from nursing homes this Thursday, thanks.

'I feel so stupid': Trump supporters 'tricked by the devil' now facing financial ruin

Republican Insider Explains How Religion Destroyed the GOP

Hot Chocolate - Every 1's a winner

White Wisconsin Police Officer Caught on Camera Punching Black Teen in Face

I've just started up a #WhiteFragilityDigest hashtag. Because it's about that time

Trump plans to impose abortion 'gag rule' on all taxpayer-funded women's health clinics

Dammit I need to get a cowbell on my gop Congress turd

Racist man just berated Muslim woman in coffee shop, immediately got what he deserves (WATCH)

WATCH: Mike Pence Says More Americans Believe in God Now That Trump is President

This raises a valid point

The con is working. Bigly.

Singapore Installing Advanced Anti-Fat Fascist Douchebag Defense Systems

Paul Ryan's Last Act: Kicking At Least One Million People Off Food Stamps

I suspect that the silence from most Republicans in Congress

If People Calling You A Nazi Turns You Into A Nazi, The Nazi Was In You All Along

The enemy of my enemy is not my enemy unless...

Trump Appointee Ran Charity That Donated to Middle Eastern Terrorist Group

Republican Who Claims Holocaust Was Orchestrated by Gay Nazis Wins Enough Support for Massachusetts

Sure Looks Like the Trump Administration is Spying on Defense Attorneys

"Ignorance is Strength"

Paris attacker born in Chechnya, was on radicalism database

Mike (Nixon) Pence calls on the special counsel to 'wrap it up'

Family of IS-inspired suicide bombers attack Indonesian churches, at least 13 dead

George Washington on America vs Fox News on America

'Porn lawyer saving the Republic got it': Angry Fox News host rails against 'fraud' Michael Avenatti

Gina Haspel SHOULD Scare ALL Of Us.

Trump Flipped an Entire Party's Core Beliefs

These GOP candidates for Senate agreed to a joint poll of Missourians, with the loser dropping out

In wide-open 2020 presidential field, Democrats are road-testing messages - & trying to redefine...

A veil of secrecy fuels doubts on Afghan war


In my Inbox this morning

Did Trump have a mother?????? ,,,,,

The acceptance of Fox News by other media changed America.

ok it is Sunday and I am missing my morning fix

Postcards to Voters

30 Pieces Of Silver


Dear Mr. Mueller

Trump's attempt to forge a new international order

Trump supporter Caitlyn Jenner now regretful

Hey it's Mike Pence's favorite day today

David Hogg: "Hug your mom especially hard today..."

When A Utility Hires Actors To Appear At Public Meetings: "Clearly . . . A Misunderstanding"

Stanley-Boyd staff- Principal Jeffery Koenig-accused of throwing out student lunches

Plastic Bag Found In Marianas Trench - 36,000 Feet Below The Surface Of The Pacific

"When one is accustomed to privilege equality feels like oppression"

Happy Mothers Day to all the Mothers, Grandmothers

Happy World Cocktail Day🍸! What's Your Pleasure?

Trump wishes Americans a happy Mother's Day

Bolton: European nations 'will see that it's in their interests' to withdraw from Iran deal

Bolton: Denuclearization is non-negotiable -- including non-nuclear weapons

John Bolton on violating Iran deal: 'We aren't going it alone. We have the support of Israel'

Just tuned in to MSNBC. Where's Joy? All I see is UK soccer everywhere!

Happy Mother's Day in Trumplandia...

I think this is worthy of a re-post. :-)


Rouhani says Iran may remain part of nuclear accord

If Kerry or Clinton had said this, ....

Lindsey Graham: White House should apologize for McCain remark

This "High Horse" song by Kacey Musgraves is really catchy

The Double-Layer Chocolate Cake I Make for My Son's Birthday

15 Years. More Than 1 Million Dead. No One Held Responsible

"Deep State" equals Law Enforcement.

A veil of secrecy fuels doubts on Afghan war

With New Ebola Outbreak, Trump Cripples Global Health Security Team

Anyone notice that the attacker in Paris yesterday was

Trump spokesman says he doesn't 'know' if aide made McCain comment she apologized for

Why dragons became extinct...

Five rulings to watch at the Supreme Court

The Real Question For Graham & The Others

Trump carrying Putin policies, threatens sanctions on our European allies.

"Melanin-Deficient People?"

Both grandmas catching a buzz

Ryan's attempt to cut off SNAP from those who do not work

CNNSOTU - Bernie Sanders rips John Bolton, Trump over Iran

CNNSOTU - Bernie Sanders rips John Bolton, Trump over Iran

Make China Great Again?

Illegal drugs found at UK's Home Office

FBI report on active shooters during 2016-2017

Season's Greetings!

In my opinion this part of the investigation has been under reported.

The shocking topless beach of 1938! Pictures at link!!!

Do we really need to 'understand' Trump supporters?

New findings have physicists questioning reality - Interview with Michio Kaku

Trump Administration doing Putin's work

Donald Trump and his mommy....For what it's worth.

LGBT Erasure From Small Business Administration Site Questioned

TCM Schedule for Tuesday, May 15: Movie Series

Can We All Please Stop Conceding This Positive Trump Economy Bullshit?

The haters forget, that there are sometimes receipts.

Sunday Update :)

TCM Schedule for Wednesday, May 16: Movie Series

Dealing with other people's problems vs dealing with your own

For Mother's Day: What's your favorite movie about a mother?

Teenagers, who forced man to apologize for being gay, spared jail

Teenagers, who forced man to apologize for being gay, spared jail

Happy Mothers Day from President Obama

So it's been two polling weeks since the Inter-Korea Summit

SLN Gospel brunch

Michael Avenatti: Trump tower Dec 12, 2016 "Details to follow.."

Teacher asks school kids 'if they are HIV positive'

This guy is a genius.... how to deal with your brainwashed Fox News watching parents........

The election of Obama revived the underlying racism in this country

Strangulation of Trans Woman in Dallas Brings 2018 Death Toll to 9

On Friday, May 11 Mary Fallon signed a bill that would allow adoption agencies to discriminate

"Observe how soon"

This WONT be a Happy Mothers day for the Mothers and children separated by our fascist

Carjacker can't start car, gets arrested

Incels, proof we must stop breeding

The Smear That Killed the Reset

Happy Mother's Day to all the first mothers/natural mothers/birth mothers out there.

The big problem with comparing Trump to Nixon

Twitter Video: 30,000 Toys "R" Us workers across the country are losing their jobs.

Twitter Video: 30,000 Toys "R" Us workers across the country are losing their jobs.

This picture of Michelle Obama as a child with her mom & brother

"Can't fight Pele" The goddess built these islands; she'll do what she wants

Not taking back the House in November scares me more than anything else.

What Fiction are you reading this week, May 13, 2018?

Moms eat free at Chick Fil A today.

Michael Cohen Trump Tower December 12, 2016

Avenatti to Trump, #BastaLaVistaBaby!

UPDATED: Trump pledges to help Chinese phonemaker ZTE 'get back into business'

Maryland's Crab Country: Not Enough Visas, Not Enough Workers

Question for mothers.

Happy Mother's Day Sunrise

Union: Harley-Davidson will ship work to Thailand from closing U.S. plant

Judge can't end a trial just because he has 'heard enough,' appeal court rules

Preview For This Week's Top 10 Conservative Idiots

Legislature endorses mandatory health insurance

Bernie with Toys R Us workers: company was making profit but private equity debt killed it

Gina Haspel epitomizes what Hannah Arendt wrote about in The Banality of Evil

Republicans Make Moves To Crush Gerrymandering Reform

Aww, look at the kitties.

When it comes to issues of race and bigotry, the onus for change

One Simple Chart Shows Why An Energy Revolution Is Coming - And Who Is Likely To Come Out On Top

Preacher's "If you were to die tonight" sermon in dark movie theater causes panic/ police response

Two new fissures opened on Hawaii's Big Island on Saturday, piling lava as high as a four-story buil

This Is How Racial Bigotry Should Be Handled

WTF? Trump causes a problem and then brags about solving it? Now...

Evil Dick: I supported waterboarding and I do to this day and I would do it again


SalmonChanted appreciation thread! Let's do this DU!

Ta-Nehisi Coates on words that don't belong to everyone.

The real reason tech billionaires are prepping for doomsday

Trump pounded on Internet for not wishing Melania a "Happy Mother's Day," going golfing instead

Donald Trump may be the best thing that ever happened to George W. Bush

'Incompetent hack.' Bevin rips judge who ruled against him in pension lawsuit.

Wetzel says work with Hi-Line youth productive

David Hogg calls out Bernie

Malcolm Nance: "Bribery is a high crime"

Kitty says--'You ain't stealing me lady!':

Internet rips Trump for not wishing Melania a Happy Mother's Day

Deadly Convenience: Keyless Cars and Their Carbon Monoxide Toll

DEA issues first immediate suspension of opioid sales to a wholesaler since 2012

Pull out of TPP and watch the jobs go overseas: First up Harley Davidson

Republican held US Senate seats Democrats are likely to pick up in 2018,2020,and 2022.

Recycling, Once Embraced by Businesses and Environmentalists, Now Under Siege

Trump says he wants a government funding deal before August break

"CIA analyst recovering after violent arrest at Haspel hearing/testimony"

On the other hand, our previous President DID wish the mother of his children "Happy Mother's Day."

Democrats are using a new strategy to prevent a primary shutout in California

Evil Genius, worth the time

The biggest bang for the buck for the average volunteer that has a couple of hours and $25 to give

White Satin...

Normally 'sleepy' Pennsylvania lieutenant governor primary packed with personalities

Mueller investigation "Like steaming locomotive" - WaPo

Robert Mueller wants to talk to you.

Zora Neale Hurston's Story of a Former Slave Finally Comes to Print- good read

3 new fissures have opened up on the Big Island in Hawaii today. One

The REAL reason Trump violated the Iran agreement

Schiff: Our Intel have warned that ZTE technology and phones pose a major cyber security threat

Three more former University of Louisville officials want foundation to pay their legal fees

have sent two emails about donation error

Education Department Unwinds Unit Investigating Fraud at For-Profits

I am so confused. Do we have a foreign policy?

Salma Hayek: Weinstein only responded to sexual harassment allegations from women of color...

Database exposing Bradley Foundation's funding of right-wing propaganda is now live online

Schumer hits Trump for offering aid to Chinese company: 'How about helping American companies?'

Health Law Is Back as Campaign Issue--This Time for Democrats

So Robert Reich talked to a former Republican congressman....

Health Law Is Back as Campaign Issue--This Time for Democrats

'Buckle up': As Mueller probe enters second year, Trump and allies go on war footing

Mike Pence Says More Americans Believe in God Now That Trump is President

Hungry, sick and increasingly desperate, thousands of Venezuelans are pouring into Colombia

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) BYO LOLz Edition

Pompeo Says Kim Jong Un 'Shares The Objectives Of The American People'

Trump Tweets His Concern for Chinese Phone Maker Banned for Evading Sanctions, Spying on Customers.

Look for the Helpers: a response to John Kelly

Parkland Dad Has Pointed Message For Oliver North, NRA's New President

Why California Leaves Its Homeless Out in the Sun

WH Staffer Still Hasn't Publicly Apologized For Remark About 'Dying' McCain

Evidently I got Miz t. a bird-repelling bird feeder.

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Monday, 14 May 2018

Did Trump wish Barron's mother a Happy Mother's Day?

Strauss: "Oboe Concerto"-Eugene Izotov, oboe/Poulenc: 'Sonata for Oboe & Piano'-

LAPD has new surveillance formula - identifies "probable offenders"


Another Holocaust denier is running for US Congress

How many more Fortune 500 companies were contacted by Michael Cohen?

BREAKING: Secret Agent's name taken away, but the number he requested was already taken

A tornado warning is in effect RIGHT NOW

"John McCain is an American hero & one of the bravest fighters I've ever known..."

Trump Praises Evangelical Pastor Who Once Said Jews Can't Be Saved


"Maybe Flint, MI should develop a nuclear weapons program."

Watching Justice League

They are already arriving in Israel

Jeff Koterba's cartoon: Beware of the attack ads

Ronan Farrow read for his first university degree at 11

As Supreme Court term nears end, a time for justices to watch their footing

Avenatti tweets a video:

We are the hollow men

Wow, Mother's Day and MIRT is hard at work.

What's for Dinner, Sun., May 13, 2018

White House leakers leak about leaking

I share this, without comment, to demonstrate we don't have all the deplorables

Did Michael Cohen Get $600,000 From AT&T so Trump Would Kill Net Neutrality and OK a Merger?

5Stars and League reach deal to break Italian impasse

I was thinking today....what if somebody dosed Trump with LSD?

Known Unknowns

FDA in Jan 2018 concluded that Chinese plastic used by Boston Scientific

traveling from the eastern shore of

The lawyer for two of schneiderman victims went to Cohen in 2013

Anyone watching the Gubernatorial debate?

The Dangling Conversation

Oh Joe, you crack me up!

Kelly Sadler made a remark about McCain on is Sunday..That's it..