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Archives: May 28, 2018

"Sea Nomads" May Have Evolved to Be the World's Elite Divers

Congratulations to urbanhermit for the winning entry in the May Photo Contest!

Congratulations to urbanhermit for the winning entry in the May Photo Contest!

Nunes collects big money in DC but barely any from back home

The White House staffer who insulted John McCain accused her boss of leaking to the press -- right in

Flash floods rush through Ellicott City, Maryland ByEmanuella GrinbergandAmanda Jackson, CNN

Rubio, in challenge to Trump, suggests Congress will act against ZTE

Trump: Obama didn't want to 'upset the apple cart' by investigating Russians

Government Accountability Board Keeps Most Info Under Wraps

Video: plane crash on I 90 Montana. Pilot walks away.

Aussie animals confound archaeologists

Stone Age Tools in Crete Show Man Sailed the Mediterranean 130,000 Years Ago

Supreme Court will soon rule on gay rights, gerrymandering, unions

Rick Wilson: Trump's land of delusion: Disregard the sycophants; the wheels are coming off...

Critically Endangered South American Forests Were Man Made

Critically Endangered South American Forests Were Man Made

How to Defeat Authoritarianism

It's The Hubble Space Telescope's Birthday. Enjoy Amazing Images Of The Lagoon Nebula

Leonard Pitts Jr: No, it's not the economy, stupid. Trump supporters fear a black and brown America

Republicans turn on each other in California US House fight

Democrats, emboldened by GOP cuts and policies, back bigger government

"'1968': The Year That Changed America" just started on east coast/CNN

The Trump effect: New study connects white American intolerance and support for authoritarianism

Zinke and Noem Cheer Trump Order to Cut Pay for Outfitters' Workers

Judge ruling proves polygamous group near Custer wasn't filing birth certificates

WOW. (Apologies to those without Twitter access. I don't know how to copy video)

Can someone please help me figure out this new Google News thing?

Ivanka Trump photo with son sparks backlash over separations at border

Didja see Ivanka's Sunday morning tweet?

Franklin Graham hosting 10 rallies in California urging Christians to vote

Trump and Rudy's new stop Mueller srategy:

Three-time loser Dino Rossi is running for office. Again.

Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's valve gasket

What's the deal with snails - no, not "escargot" - the garden deals that stick to houses, plants,

Pipeline pique complicates Heitkamp's 2nd term Senate hopes

ICE has a prison bus just for babies

Cleveland Cavaliers v. Boston Celtics

Big screw up by North Dakota GOP

Comedian Destroys White Woman Who Called Cops On Black Folks Having A BBQ With 25 Hilarious Memes

North Dakota losing thousands in state tax revenues with unfilled jobs

Giro d'Italia


This Is The Result Of Having A 24-Hour-A-Day RW Propaganda Machine

Save yourself the trouble of watching Trump's Memorial Day speech. He already gave it in 2015.

I know who I trust

White Privilege Explained in One Sentence

North Dakota Legacy Fund asset allocation to stay on course

TCM Schedule for Tuesday, May 29: Movie Series

ACLU, TCRP File Amicus in Tarrant County Voter Prosecution Case

RIP: The end of decency, devotion, dignity, this our destiny?

John Cornyn: no difference between FBI informants and spies

Giuliani advises no Mueller interview without informant info

Family of Santa Fe victim sues suspect's parents

Theresa May to urge Trump to avoid London protests during UK visit: The Sun

TCM Schedule for Wednesday, May 30: Movie Series

Interesting comments on MTP about the NFL "rules"

Border Patrol Union: Trump's National Guard Deployment A 'Colossal Waste'

Suspected Beaumont bomber arrested

Things Hitler did....

GOP congressman says he's leaving Congress because 'all I do is answer questions about Donald Trump'

Nunes feels Russia probe blowback at home

President Donald Trump slated to be in Houston on Thursday, but not Santa Fe HS

Haslam's legacy: harm to Tennessee's marginalized people

Glamrock's Late Note Music Fest...Beastie Boys

Glamrock's Late Note Music Fest...Beastie Boys 2

Glamrock's Late Note Music Fest...Beastie Boys 3

Glamrock's Late Note Music Fest...Beastie Boys 4

Democrats invite students affected by gun violence to intern for the summer

Glamrock's Late Note Music Fest...Beastie Boys 5

Glamrock's Late Note Music Fest...Beastie Boys 6

Glamrock's Late Note Music Fest...Beastie Boys 7

How The Smokey Bear Effect Led To Raging Wildfires

Why The Right Is So Dishonest About American History

What would happen if every African-American football player refused to step on the field?

Chelsea Manning 'safe' after tweeting alarming photo hinting at suicide

Glamrock's Late Note Music Fest...Sublime

Man sentenced to 50 years for fajita theft appeals

Glamrock's Late Note Music Fest...Sublime 2

Glamrock's Late Note Music Fest...Sublime 3

Transpersonal psychology, addiction, and other ideas. (long post)

Sing Your Song

Glamrock's Late Note Music Fest...Sublime 4

Peach lovers rejoice: Hill Country having one of the best harvests in years

Glamrock's Late Note Music Fest...Sublime 5

New elections loom in Italy amid calls for Mattarella to be impeached

Glamrock's Late Note Music Fest...Sublime 6

SUNY official's astonishing accounts called into question

Glamrock's Late Nite Music Fest....Mother Love Bone

Glamrock's Late Nite Music Fest....Mother Love Bone 2

Glamrock's Late Nite Music Fest....Mother Love Bone 3

Glamrock's Late Nite Music Fest....Mother Love Bone 4

Reform Party's Bharara nod falls through

Glamrock's Late Nite Music Fest....Mother Love Bone 5

Glamrock's Late Nite Music Fest....Mother Love Bone 6

Glamrock's Late Nite Music Fest....Mother Love Bone 7

Cuomo Says He'll Push To Make It Illegal To Buy Guns Under Age 21

Glamrock's Late Nite Music Fest....Mother Love Bone 8

Glamrock's Late Nite Music Fest....Mother Love Bone 9

Glamrock's Late Note Music Fest..Soundgarden

Glamrock's Late Note Music Fest..Soundgarden 2

Life is good.

Glamrock's Late Note Music Fest..Soundgarden 3

Former TOB Supervisor Venditto cleared of all corruption charges

The stars, the stars, and the Planet Mars.

New York keeps inching closer to marijuana legalization

OMG:Real-Life Spider-Man Scrambles Up Building To Save A Dangling Child--Immigrant hero

The lies have poisoned our ability to communicate with each other.

Outlier poll that showed GOP lead in the race for Congress abruptly shifts back to the Democrats

Democrats Are Running a Smart, Populist Campaign

How would your Sunday be if the federal government ripped this child from your arms

If you REALLY believe breakfast is the most important meal of the day, tell us your favorite.



Stunning old photos of Ivanka Trump

Here you go...74 minutes of the original Little Feat, with Lowell, at the Rainbow in London, 1977.

A very short joke, ...A 6 year old, learning to write, writes a short note to God...

Edward Snowden Skeptical of Russia Collusion: Trump Can't Even Finish a Sentence

"Stacey Abrams's Win Is Just the Beginning"

Guiliani: "Because eventually the decision here is going to be impeach or not impeach."

Glenn Beck and Candace Owens Celebrate Louis Farrakhan's Praise of Trump

'Spiderman' granted French citizenship after rescuing child from Paris balcony

Anyone ever worked as an Uber of Lyft driver? If so, please share your

Rep. Jim Renacci (R-OH). Sort of like Stephen Miller, but without the charm.

Trump is blaming Democrats for separating migrant families at the border. Why this isn't a surprise

A con mans guide to N.Korea negotiations.

Fired up by Trump, dozens of Obama alums launch bids for office

F.B.I.'s Urgent Request: Reboot Your Router to Stop Russia-Linked Malware

UPDATED Poland offers US up to $2B for permanent military base

this is interesting

Senators to Trump: It's do-or-die time on DACA

Okay, I know that Rick Wilson is a Republican, but I love his turn of phrase.

Lava covers potentially explosive well at Hawaii geothermal plant

Trump ramps up his political travel before midterms

A possible political ending for this Russia investigation?

Democrats steal GOP playbook to attack Trump on gas prices

The big picture: James Clapper on America's top 2 threats

Forget about broad-based pay hikes, executives say

Kim Carnes - Bette Davis Eyes

Trump: "Those who died" would "be very happy and proud" of his way-cool presidency. They would!

Trump on Memorial Day: Those who died for US 'would be very happy' with how country is doing

Of Mice And Men : Spoiler Alert

Wanna bet, you orange asshole?

China approves 13 new Ivanka Trump trademarks in 3 months

Important Twitter thread: "Please stop sharing that story about 1500 kids missing"

Do you think Trump actually believes his bullshit?

Juan Williams: Midterms will be referendum on Trump

Deadpool 2 (spoilers)

The Trump effect: New study connects white American intolerance and support for authoritarianism

I am always bothered by people who wish others a 'Happy Memorial Day'

Nicaragua following Venezuela into the abyss?

Altuve is Amazing

giuliani thinks the american people vote on impeachment??? he's fucking crazy

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Treetop Flyer

just kids playing, right?

some sites offer

Craig Safan's "Comfortably Numb"-ish song "Controntation" from Tangerine Dream's "Thief" soundtrack

and around this world

Paris "Spiderman" got a job with the Paris Fire Dept.

Rio Grande Drying In Northern NM - Down 90% YOY; Small-Scale Farmers On The Brink

White House Aide Reveals Racist Midterm Strategy

Anyone see "The Phenom?"

Did anyone else see this segment of Joy Reid Live?

White Privilege Whitesplained in Four Words


Trump honors fallen Military heroes by tweeting about Sally Yates, Obama, and "Spygate."

Return of the bison: herd makes surprising comeback on Dutch coast

High school valedictorian gives speech on bullhorn after it was banned for being too political

"It's too bad those at Normandy, Khe Sanh and Fallujah never had me as president"

A history of Memorial Day/Decoration Day

Republicans are Running against the 'Others.'

Masha Gessen outspoken critic of Putin connects child separation with Russian Police tactics

Right Royal Vista

Why Would Russia Want Trump as President?

Really, Hugh?

I refuse to watch this insult to my veteran parents, but does anyone know if Melanie is with Idiot?

Here's How the FBI Investigation Into Russia and Trump Campaign Actually Started

National Weather Service experiences significant data outage

It's MEmorial day at the White House:

I hear people saying we shouldn't talk about racism because the GOP is using racism as a tool

Merchants of Death: Gun company CEOs that pay the NRA. James Dabney, Anthony Acitelli

It's a disgrace that Drumpt, a full-throated critic of a Gold Star family, is visiting the

Bill Clinton has written a detective thriller along with writer James Patterson.

It's not just the mindless obscenity of wishing a 'happy' Memorial Day

Walking in heels:

Twitter Photo: Bernie Sanders - Memorial Day Parade Vergennes, VT May 28

Chief Inspector Murphy wishes all of you a Happy Memorial Day

Kitten Plays with Dog Tail

Is it appropriate to say 'Happy Memorial Day'?

Is this Comey interview on "The View" a repeat?

No, the military didn't "lose" $21 Trillion, but it loses a lot every year.

Keith Ellison: I'm boycotting the NFL over 'cowardly' kneeling ban

Austria unveils plan to cut benefits for immigrants

Murder probe launched as man dies after car ploughs into people outside club in Stockport

Geesh listening to DT at Arlington is sickening

Samsung Galaxy S6 'Gallery' going black and other weird things

Having a friend help you win the heart of your girl

Gods and Generals: Bob Dylan "'Cross The Green Mountain"

Important Followup to the 1500 kids twitter thread: "let me say a little bit more to try to clarify"

2018 US Senate Election- 50-50 Senate/Susan Collins leaves the Republican Party.

In Britain, Austerity Is Changing Everything

Modern parenting - A bit of dark humor

Giuliani Concedes that Impeachment is Coming

A man went to a salon and learned to do his wife's hair after she suffered a stroke...

So Bob Dole made it to the ceremony, but Melania didn't.

Hewitt: 'Ordinary and routine' for presidents to tweet their own accomplishments on Memorial Day

Has anyone with a Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge received the Oreo update yet?

FYI: In case you're home, you can stream The Thom Hartmann show right now.

With its new embassy in Jerusalem, Bibi will ignore Paraguay's Nazi past

With its new embassy in Jerusalem, Bibi will ignore Paraguay's Nazi past

Endorsement 50th district: Anyone but Duncan Hunter

A Salute to "Never Trumpers"

Luke Skywalker takes a lightsaber to Trump's Memorial Day Tweet.


Gloucester cheese-rolling veteran breaks all-time record

Vote Vets rightfully excoriates Cadet Bone Spurs.

Former POTUS Obama tweet on Memorial Day

#WhereAreTheChildren social-media campaign calls on feds to find missing migrant children

Fox pimps Trump greeting a Gold Star Family at Arlington

More of the Selling of America we've Accepted and PRETEND that we have not...

"We knew we had a Russian agent on our hands." Top NSA official said - about Trump.

Are we all just singing to the choir?

There is literally NO LIMIT to their evil!!. US is confiscating rosaries of immigrants at border!!!


How you can help save the Salish Sea

Women of Ireland, you have roared! What a beautiful noise it is.

Dem rep: 'No reason' to lose track of immigrant children

Generation Z or Post-Millennials Show a Further Drop in Religious Affiliation

Social media users hit Trump over Memorial Day tweet

The Good Fight has jumped the shark.

Portugal considers allowing euthanasia, assisted suicide

GOP leaders scramble to contain immigration rebellion

Rob Portman comes out against ripping kids out of the arms of parents as do other GOP types...

When the internet names animals

The U.S. needs 50,000 truck drivers to avoid a shipping squeeze

Paraguay president leaves post early to take seat in Senate

Grand Opportunity Party insignia looks weirdly similar to North Korean military aircraft insignia

2 NJ police officers reassigned, investigation launched in case of woman punched on beach by police

Rubio open to changing law that separates immigrant children from parents

Apologies, I didn't realize this was already posted and being discussed

Makes my arse want a pinch of snuff!!!!!

The most profound photo I've seen for a long time....

Betsy DeVos immigration comments are a new low that could keep citizens out of school

UPDATED: Former presidents honor fallen soldiers on Memorial Day

Racism: Some don't want to discuss it, because to do so, means to acknowledge "White Privilege"

Why no discussion of NK horrendous human rights violations?

Ivanka Trump's Business Wins Approval for More China Trademarks

2018 US Senate Election Ratings.

Melania back in NY??

We have a White Houe Press Corps problem.

Is There Somewhere On The Internet Where Someone Is Keeping Record Of All Of Trumps.....

White Nationalist to provide protection, ease suffering, and resolve the plight of refugees??

Today is set aside to remember those who died in wartime service to our nation.

Video Catches New Jersey Cop Punching Woman Suspected of Underage Drinking on Beach

What is your favorite nickname for trump?

"Spider-Man" of Paris Will Get French Citizenship After Rescuing Child Dangling From Balcony


Trump visits Arlington after critics slam 'appalling' Memorial Day tweet

We stopped in at the Brooklyn Cat cafe to find a companion for our cat Tigger...

Triumph - Lay It On The Line

GOP Senator: 'I Don't Consider The President A Role Model For My Kids'

"Scout was my battle buddy. He saved me. All I did was the paperwork."

Lava engulfs geothermal power plant well in Hawaii, prompting explosion concerns

Garda believe Cameron Reilly (18) 'strangled in front of youths'

"What should US policy with respect to North Korea be at this point?"

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Tuesday, 29 May 2018

Sen Schumer: Memo to the press re "spygate"

Corey Lewandowski retracted his previous denials about knowing Carter Page intended to visit Russia

LBJ on the assassination of RFK

Go. Fight. Win.

2018 US House Election- How many seats Democrats will net gain.

Advisor to right-wing Brazil candidate says privatise it all

Can the Paris Spider Man make more money as a Hollywood Stunt man and a stepping stone

Archaeologists discover new geoglyphs near Nazca Lines in Peru

Anybody know anything about VA disability, SSDI, and divorce?

This Memorial Day, I want to remember the dead from a different type of war.

On Cspan2 now: 2018 Arthur Miller Freedom to Write Lecture with Hillary Clinton

Archaeologists discover new geoglyphs near Nazca Lines in Peru

Here's How the Government Managed to Lose Track of 1,500 Migrant Children

Memorial day message to the emperor from American Veterans Against Trump

In discussing the "Memorial Day Trump Tweet", a DU member described it perfectly

China steps up pace in new nuclear arms race with US and Russia as experts warn of rising risk...

Little Caesars employee allegedly shoots, kills man in clown mask outside store

Trump to meet with Japanese prime minister ahead of potential North Korea summit

Why do some people in this forum appear to believe that

Where is the press and media on the Melania story?

India says it only follows U.N. sanctions, not U.S. sanctions on Iran

German soccer fans investigated for wearing Ku Klux Klan-style hoods

America banned Muslims long before Donald Trump

A NEW Simon's Cat - Crow

Shifting mission of Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) under Trump

Rudy Giuliani was booed at Yankee Stadium on his birthday.

EU proposes ban on plastic straws, cutlery

I'm sure I've heard that dump's father was slime, but this confirms it

Grifters Gone Wild by Maureen Dowd at the NY Times

Wishing for something you can't have:

Except they're NOT his accomplishments!

Veterans group rips Trump tweet: Self-promotion on Memorial Day is 'appalling'

Guardian -Ivanka Trump won China trademarks days before her father's reversal on ZTE

Carl Bernstein Warns Of 'Authoritarianism' As Trump Repeatedly Attacks Mueller Probe

Florida Cop Under Fire for Violent Facebook Comment About Parkland Student David Hogg

New data shows low support for banning abortion across all US states

What's for Dinner, Mon., May 28, 2018

Are there DUers who live in Nunes's district?

Trump's fluid approach to national and economic security is leaving his allies baffled


Undocumented immigrant saves child's life. Conservatives respond with failed humanity.

Former Deputy Assistant Attorney General: Don Jr. "may take the fifth"

5 things Starbucks has to get right during its anti-bias training day

Alberto hits landfall. CNN Stay safe. N/T

Netflix has two documentaries about Trump which I forced myself to watch

Elton John - Philadelphia Freedom

The Threat of Authoritarianism in the Name of Bigotry

Paris Dennard: Trump's self-congratulatory Twitter remarks "were heartfelt and were appropriate"

Steve Bannon Rushes to Support Italy's Collapsing F***-You Coalition

Randy Bryce Memorial Day Message Emailed to Me....

Randy Bryce Memorial Day Message Emailed to Me....

First Switchhitters to win Batting Titles

Yankee fans loudly boo Giuliani on his birthday

Al Gore and Oprah

The missing Central American kids... something to think about.

Yale just won the Lacrosse game against Duke, 13-10 and world champion!

TS Alberto has made landfall.

Memorial Day

Rep. Garrett announces he is an alcoholic and will not seek re-election.

Our First Lady is MIA

Millions could avoid deadly fever if world limits warming

Weatherwatch: pollution can make clouds drier

Rudy Giuliani booed by thousands of New York Yankees fans on his birthday.

Rep. Garrett announces he is an alcoholic and will not seek re-election.

I missed you

This is why integrity & fact checking are critical: "Liberals Blame Trump for 'Awful' Photos of

DU Hug

When disco was popular, someone told me to put a cucumber in my pants...

Trump puts the "ME" in Memorial day

The most Canadian way to get rid of bears

My favorite DemoCat!!!

Looking to help? Catholic Charities operates a refugee Respite Center in McAllen, TX.

Colombia elections: rightwinger and former guerrilla head for presidential runoff

44th Republican expected to leave the House. Rep. Thomas Garrett (R-Va.) says he's an alcoholic

failing upwards... Sam Brownback "has 'big' plans as religious freedom envoy"

I saw this online....and it is funny

Pierce: They Did Not Die for What We Have Now--and That's On Us, Not Them

After Trump's tweet today,

The Right-Wing Millennial Machine

Oh Maya, say it isn't so..Just kidding. Her opinion is that Mueller will be serving fewer

Venezuela warns businesses not to halt payments amid currency overhaul

Thank-you WRR-FM

He died at Pearl Harbor and wasn't identified for 76 years. Now an Iowa sailor can be laid to rest

Honduran villagers take legal action to stop mining firm digging up graves for gold

Trump's Memorial Day tweet...the "fixed" version.

Venezuelan generals among military officials recently jailed: rights group

3 other Memorial Day tweets from Trump, straight from watching fox news

Twitshit on Hardball doing his bit on Trump.

Trump is a total ass today. OTOH - Hillary did this -

Tweety is especially awful this evening.

Ok, it's hot in Flint, right now, but this report is in Twilight Zone territory!!

Brazil's truck drivers reject concessions as strike goes into eighth day

Bear's Dairy Queen ice cream treat earns zoo $500 fine

Trump's mass deportation agenda means a huge payday for private prison profiteers

Truckers' Strike Paralyzes Brazil as President Courts Investors

A pilot kidnapped a foreign student and tried to deport him to China, police say

Did Star Wars fans kill Star Wars?

Has dumbass on Hardball interviewed anyone else like Trump

LBJ nailing Nixon on the Peace Talks derailment:

Ivanka Trump granted 7 new trademarks in China - CONFLICT OF INTEREST

New York's lofty park grows imitators

Anyone know if the entire evening lineup on MSNBC is pre-recorded or repeats?

Kushners, Brookfield Near Deal (with Qatar company) on Troubled 666 Fifth Ave., Sources Say

Trump store advertising Sale to take advantage of Memorial Day....... seriously.