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Archives: May 7, 2018

LOL: Giuliani arriving at the studio for his next media appearance.

White House steps up efforts to confirm CIA director

Yellow fever threatens South Florida after Zika scare

Lawsuits present challenge for neo-Nazi Daily Stormer site

I never thought I would see the day

When Southern Newspapers Justified Lynching

Cloudy waters cast no reflection.

"Now, you integration-minded Negroes are trying to force yourselves on your former slave master,

The 2017 Wypipo Awards

Trump's climate censorship prevents CDC from preparing the public for insect-borne illness

A Reality No One Is Willing To Accept

Michigan's Medicaid Work Requirement Comes With a Racist Twist

FB post from Ellen's Restaurant in Dallas RE their message going viral /getting death threats

Nunes Threatening Sessions with Contempt Charge

There has got to be a joke to be made w/this commercial

Giuliani pleased with his media tour: 'Everybody's reacting to us now'

The problem with Mozart

Move along....nothing to see here...

Can you tell the time by your body clock?

Benghazi was a 4 year investigation...with 0 indictments...

Target of Trump's Foreign Intel Snooping (to smear those who formulated Iran deal) corroborates ...

Trump lawyer Giuliani does not rule out payments were made to other women

A few observations on the Manafort hearing transcript

The strange Republicans extremists running for office

No one can fix this.

So we found out yesterday that *Tom Barrack* chatted with Mr. Mueller MONTHS ago (who knew?!)

Remember travelgate? Ah, it seems so quaint now.

No Roots Alice Merton . I heard this today been awhile but I still like it

Watch EMU students/poets switch mics- a black man & white woman


I had gotten sort of down today. Not sure why.

Anyone going to see the movie Book Club??

Conservative Media Is Getting Sick of Trump - Rolling Stone

Republican Leader desperately trying to connect with the regular guy

Trump Picks TV Snake Oil Salesman Dr. Oz, of All People, to Serve on Health Council

This Is The Toughest Gun Law In America Reformers love what Massachusetts is doing. The NRA? Not so

"And then the Russian came along."

Birth certificate my ass, I want to see your immigration papers..

Black grads aggressively yanked off stage

Murdering CEO is a bridge too far for the repukes..

New York City's Crumbling 'Island of The Dead' Is Unearthing Its Nameless Skeletons

This Is Not Normal...

Bill Maher...

Fact Is Trump Didn't Have The Votes Without Help From Russia..

Another parking lot encounter

Two miners dead, three missing after quake at Polish coal mine

TCM Schedule for Tuesday, May 8: Movie Series

Mueller will move forward no matter

SCANA official openly doubted nuclear project would finish on time, former Westinghouse managers say

TCM Schedule for Wednesday, May 9: Movie Series

Greenpeace escort protests world's first purpose-built floating nuclear power plant

I did not mind all the sacrifices but stealing my joy as a mother is beyond cruel

Trumps Russian handler calls Iran deal dead....WTF

Bob Lynn: An unpretentious editor who inspired many reporters

Good to Know....

The decline of the Trump merchandise empire

Americans are starting to suffer from Trump's health-care sabotage

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO) - Rudy Giuliani

Trump has 2 overwhelming reasons to scuttle the Iran deal

Ex-Kentucky judge (r) sentenced to 20 years in prison for human trafficking

Does anyone here read Caitlin Johnson on Medium?

Trump divines his own truth without consequences, denies words from his own mouth w/o consequence

Americans are starting to suffer from Trump's health-care sabotage

Where the Story of Trump's $400 Million Cash Spending Could Go Next - where did the cash come from?

Faure: "3 Songs Sans Paroles", Op.17, No.3-Tharaud on piano/

North Korea Spokesman states:

Georgia man pleads guilty to threatening 2 U.S. senators

Lava flow intensifies from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano, 26 homes now destroyed - updated pictures

Gov. Nathan Deal signs distracted driving bill into law

Giuliani: Trump Might Refuse Mueller Subpoenas Or Take The Fifth

My trump coworkers

(Jewish Group) Support For Women's March Softens Among Jews Amid Perceived Anti-Semitism

Sex ring allegations reported at Georgia university involves sorority

Trump Just Adding To Damage Bush Did Big Time.

Casa Batllo- Gaudi

The death of neoliberalism is an opportunity to birth a new system.

Ahead of inspection, Russia destroys lab where Novichok nerve agent was supposedly made.

John Oliver, Giuliani, and the "F" Word

Trump is up and tweeting. first tweet of Monday

Cancer: 'If exercise was a pill it would be prescribed to every patient' -good read

Insurance commissioner race spotlights Georgia's auto, health care woes

About free republic

"Potentially Catastrophic" Effects Of Warming On Bats; Skipping Hibernation, Born Too Early

Does anyone watch "The Good Fight"

Blankenship surging on eve of West Virginia Senate primary

Disney offers Orlando union workers $15 per hour proposal that cuts protections

How Robin Williams was being torn apart and couldn't fight back (diffuse Lewy body dementia)

Would it have been OK for LGBT posters to have called their opponents here

As Summer approaches, this is good to review: Drowning Doesn't Look Like Drowning

BTRTN: Who's Really the Awful Comedian? Michelle Wolf, or Rudy Giuliani?

BTRTN: Who's Really the Awful Comedian? Michelle Wolf, or Rudy Giuliani?

Le Roux - Nobody Said It Was Easy

Circular Sarah - by Tom Tomorrow

PdVSA has first lien placed on its assets after losing in court


Putin Starts New Term With Same Premier as Foreign Tensions Grow

Chao's interviews with father raise ethical flags

Trump defends CIA pick Haspel: 'Democrats want out because she is too tough on terror'

Why can't I get excited over campaign finance offences?

I'm Not Black, I'm Kanye (by Ta-Nehisi Coates)

Poland's Auschwitz-Birkenau Holocaust Museum Suffers Wave of Anti-Semitic Attacks

The Damage of Trump's Low Bar Presidency Is Worse Than You Think

Michelle Obama on 2016 election: 'What is going on in our heads where we let that happen?'

Family Says They're Innocent Victims of Trump's Drone War

Trump's GOP 'warriors' lead charge against Mueller

Illinois Counties Declare "Sanctuary Status" for Gun Owners

Shale Oil Industry Has Lost A Quarter-Trillion More Than It's Made In Past 10 Years

Trump team makes the midterms about saving his presidency

Israeli Operatives Who Aided Harvey Weinstein Collected Information on Former Obama Admin Officials

Betsy DeVos gets standing ovation from Ave Maria University grads after speech

Monday Toon Roundup 1 - His Boy Rudy

Monday Toon Roundup 2 - The Rest

Number of children in Japan shrinks to new record low

New Yorker confirms-Israeli Operatives Who Aided Weinstein Collected Info on Former Obama Officials

WH Officials Reportedly Wondering if Giuliani Will Soon Go Down in Flames Like Anthony Scaramucci

♫ Lightning is striking again and again and again and again ♬

Trump Warns West Virginians Against Voting For GOP Senate Frontrunner: 'Remember Alabama'

From farm to filter: Restored wetlands remediate nitrogen pollution

Disrupting the deep: Ocean warming reaches the abyss

Stunning Developments on Trump/Private Black Ops Oppo Targeting Obama Staffers - By Josh Marshall

The Secret of the Great American Fracking Bubble

World May Hit 2 Degrees of Warming in 10-15 Years Thanks to Fracking, Says Cornell Scientist

Republicans Make Moves To Crush Gerrymandering Reform

Eric Trump: "We don't rely on American banks. We have all the funding we need out of Russia."

The Rundown: May 4, 2018

The Rundown: May 7, 2018

Trump Criticizes Investigators, Citing 'Unrevealed Conflicts of Interest'

The Pentagon Considers This Russian Sniper Rifle a Big Threat to US Soldiers. The NRA Helped Promote

Did the asshole in the WH ever apologize for calling John McCain a coward?

Republicans in key election races turn down volume on Trump's tax cuts

Once Safe Republicans Are Fighting for Survival

Pelosi: Democrats have cash and environment to win House

Chao's interviews with father raise ethical flags

Ta-Nehisi Coates: The struggle for not freedom, but "white freedom".

😈Trump orders immediate changes to design of border wall

India rape: Second Jharkhand teenager set alight, police say

Shocker: Republican candidate says 'I was just wrong' -- and Obama was right

The Big Clock in the Classroom Is on Its Way Out

Reporter explains how Trump-backed intel firm tried to dig up dirt on Iran deal supporters

Iranian president: We will 'remain committed' to nuclear deal if Trump pulls out

Pulitzer Prize winner explains latest bombshell on Trump turning debt into cash

"Jay Inslee's not done" or how he runs for both President and Governor at the same time

What did you see, my blue-eyed son?

Bob Marley's granddaughter wrongfully detained by US police over AirBnb incident

Something that I hadn't realized about Russia, YETI and NRA

Memes That Kill: The Future Of Information Warfare (a happy Monday morning read with great graphics)

Why you should set up Democratic candidates signs in even the reddest areas...

Anybody else in Uptown see that stupid billboard?

Trump: "Hey! Guess what? The economy just crashed, and I'm gonna give you back half."

The Weakness of Religion without Science

Wasn't One Of Trump's Criticisms Of The Iran Deal The Money That Passed Hands....

Rob Reiner distills Guiliani's argument down to its essence.

City Ballet Salutes Jerome Robbins, a Master of 2 Realms

Drag Kings and Queens Set to Protest Trump U.K. Visit

Letter Carriers plan 26th Anniversary Food Drive Saturday

Drag Kings and Queens Set to Protest Trump U.K. Visit

DU Marketplace

The Tenth Supreme Court Justice, and this is really scary..................

CNN and MSNBC 24/7 Trump channels

Illinois Senate Votes to Require LGBT History Curriculum in Schools

Pic Of The Moment: Wingnuts Of The Weekend


Military seeks to limit Congress on fixing child sex assault

Tell ProPublica about that NDA you had to sign. And share this, please.

Kanye goes over like a lead balloon in Oz.

Fidelity Investments has fired about 200 employees

10 Animals That Spend Their Entire Lives in a Space Smaller Than Your Bathtub

Blankenship Narrowly Edging GOP Rivals

Rio Rancho PD officer rear-ends driver, her fourth incident in 2 year

John Kerry Spokesman response to FOX on President Trump's Tweet

Good summary of legislative session at

Senate Candidate Who Praises Adolph Hitler Ejected From California GOP Convention

Trump Urges West Virginians Not to Vote for Don Blankenship.

Absentee voting for the primary begins today

Trump Nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize

Charles Steger, president who ushered Virginia Tech through tragedy, growth dies at 70

Awesome Doonesbury panel.

New legal stratagem for Traitor don

I've decided that my white privilege is not enough.

The New Retirement: Near the Kids

Once again this year, I'm the first person on my block to

The Conference Board Employment Trends Index (ETI) Increased in April

JUST POSTED: The Secret EPA Files, 10,073 pages of emails

Did Elaine Chao's DOT interviews help her family's business?

Mini crisis at Pruitt's EPA: Le Diplomate is BOOKED? Here is the proof we have been looking for:


People have moved from a horizontal to a vertical view of the world around them.

Still my happy place....

ATTN OH, IN, NC & WV. Primary elections are tomorrow! Are you ready to #vote?

Winter is over, watcha bin upto?

Railcars reactivating rapidly

RBG A movie about Ruth Bader Ginsburg...something very special about this film.

Boog and I redeployed the top secret deep state meeting

Just had a nice conversation with Kyle Frenette

Giuliani: "Everybody's reacting to us now, and I feel good about that"

Particle Physics Resurrects Alexander Graham Bell's Voice

Gloria Steinem: 'I've Never Seen This Much Activism In My Life'

Report: Millions of tweets spread anti-Semitic messages

Gloria Steinem: 'I've Never Seen This Much Activism In My Life' x-post from GD

Lebanon election: Hezbollah leader declares 'victory'

Couple of tweets from @TheRickWilson in the last 30 mins. Might be something.

DHS Backlog Of State Election Systems Checkups Looms Over Midterms

Israel intel firm denies it was hired by Trump aides to discredit Obama officials

The Real Estate Dirty Money Wash....

Retired pastor and former GOP congressional candidate arrested for sexual battery of a child

The four horseman of the apocalypse...

Someone Noticed Bumblebees Have Adorable Butts And Now We Can't Stop Looking At Them

'We are shocked': More than 1,000 Southern Baptist women denounce leader's 'objectifying' comments,

The best (liar) for last....should be an interesting summer

Ivanka should not be exempt just because she is Donald's daughter.

Obama Aides target of Israeli Spy Firm....Trump Administration Involvement?

Iran nuclear deal: Boris Johnson courts Trump on Fox & Friends

White fear elected Trump: Political scientist Diana Mutz on the "status threat" hypothesis

The scales are starting to fall...

Today's birthday boys: Gabby Hayes, 1885; and Rick Westwood, lead guitarist of The Tremeloes, 1943

Chelsea Manning vows to eliminate US borders, close prisons and abolish ICE

Eighteen Supreme Court justices vs. Rudy Giuliani

Hand it over, Or WHAT...reminds me of congressional investigations..

Low-Level Gun Convictions Jump Under Sessions' Enforcement Directive

Donald Trump Classic Tweets Toilet Paper

UPDATED: Blankenship: Trump Supported a Candidate 'Basically Accused of Pedophilia'

More Penn State frat members head to trial over pledge death

Obamacare's calorie count rules go into effect

Hillary Clinton Jokes: I Gave 'Some Thought' To Moving Abroad After Trump Won

Trump: "Is this Phony Witch Hunt going to go on even longer so it wrongfully impacts the Mid-Terms?"

White House Leans Into Mueller Attacks Betting On Favorable Landscape With Supporters

Sessions is Trump survivor -- and punching bag

OHIO. Go vote

Coming up, eventually: MAY 7, 2018 White House Daily Briefing

Cohen, Trump's Lawyer, Went to the Worst Law School in America

Giuliani struggles to help Trump with his defense

Police were dispatched to wrong Waffle House in shooting

NYT: Emails Show Pruitt's EPA Separated 'Friendly' And 'Unfriendly' Event Attendees

This should be fun: a NY Gubernatorial debate...

California: Early voting starts today. The ballots are going out

Sun 'will flare into massive planetary nebula when it dies'

Oliver North to be NRA's new president

CMU professor hopes to bring math to the masses

Cartoonist Ann Telnaes - Trump's Dirty Laundry

The State Motto of Kentucky

When states go Red, their wingnut zombies become Government Employees. Their slogan:

'Heinous and violent': MS-13's appeal to girls grows as gang becomes 'Americanized'

My name is Wil Wheaton. I live with chronic Depression, and I am not ashamed.

Pence to call on Venezuela to suspend elections: report

Oliver North will become president of the NRA.

John McCain weighs in on his funeral.....added meme!

Texas woman turns an $18 Kentucky Derby bet into a $1.2 million payday

On the relationship between Amazonian deforestation and the incidence of malaria

Question for DUers - how come voters who are ex-cons

How DO you describe Trump? If you're Lindsey Graham, you call him "a handful, volatile, a genius"

Paedophile-hunting policeman wins payout 46 years on

A Few Things for Melania to tackle

Military seeks to limit Congress on fixing child sex assault

Sessions vows to prosecute all illegal border crossers and separate children from their parents

Centerville (GA) pastor enticed girl to pray in sanctuary, then molested her

RUDY and the BEAST - Randy Rainbow Song Parody

Pretty clear Joe Manchin gets ALL of our votes, eh!

Elke Jeinsen confirms Barbara Moore's Trump affair in 1993 while Marla was pregnant

Fear of clowns

Trump to announce Iran decision tomorrow

Donald Trump and the Media's Quest for a Goldilocks Conservative

This is the kind of video that turns you into a crazy cat person

His Russian handler already said No deal....

'Ex-gays' humiliated in DC when no one showed up for their big rally

I have not agreed with anything about Trump until Giuliani,

"Both Sides" Journalism


Anyone use an electronic fence for their cat?

If I were a member of Congress, I would vote "Yes" to Gina Haspel.

(Jewish Group) Anti-Semitism controversy exposes D.C.'s fault lines -- and a leadership vacuum

"Be Best" WTF?!?

Be Best,,,motto for the First Lady....

FBI got tax records last year for Tallahassee City Commissioner Maddox-related firms

White House 'not aware' of additional payments Cohen made to women on Trump's behalf

Melinia is on tv

Surreal...the old raccoon is still alive..

Trump Boys Set Up 'Don And Eric Law Place' In White House Electrical Room To Help Dad With Legal Pro

A Guide To Giuliani's Wildly Conflicting Claims About The Stormy Daniels Case

How much longer?

Melania : teach children positive relationship skills and responsible decision-making

Spain is way ahead of us... WAY ahead!

I think it's time to get out the poster board, wide felt tip markers and paint. Trump is going to

Roger Stone gets caught in blatant lie on CNN, doesn't miss a beat

Fox's Andrew Napolitano: Judge's criticism of Mueller means 'nothing'

What do you think of the term Wypipo

Canadian woman arrested in Georgia for legally driving with Canadian license

Hey Graham, it is every ones wrote back in day Clintons Sins aren't Private.........

Helicopter Parents? What's That About?

WAPO right wing op-ed writer warns about Dems adopting SOCIALISM

You-know-who is in the news again...

OMG will all you people so upset

Avenatti: Trump will be forced to resign

Oh dear Lord. Billboard seen in Huntingtown, Maryland.

George Zimmerman charged with misdemeanor stalking

Be Best roll-out appears to be as lame as it's name.


If there was a "Deep State" conspiracy against Trump,

The First GOP Senate Primaries Happen Tomorrow. They've Been A Disaster For Republicans

Happy Mothers Day from Jeff Sessions...

Pierce: Robert Mueller Is Not Done Following the Money

Another anniversary -- the iMac, introduced on May 6, 1998.

The fact that news organizations are still interviewing Rudy Giuliani as a serious person is a joke

Ex-Rep. Jefferson, Free After 5-Year Prison Stint, Wants $392,000 Back

Pretty much right on...

Torture is the best we can do....

I'm done trying to understand Trump supporters. Why don't they try to understand me?

SHS: The idea that you're trying to blame cyberbullying on the president is kinda ridiculous

Telling the living what to do with their death...Onward repukes...

Trump calls on Congress to pull back $15 billion in spending, including on Children's Health...


Strong words from Lindsey....

I signed up for the Hulu free trial, tried binge watching "The Handmaid's Tale", (spoiler)

Melania plagiarized Obama's "Talking with Kids about Being Online" booklet

About John McCain

Well in a word....Duh...

Americans are starting to suffer from Trump's health-care sabotage WP Editorial Board

Divine knew the score

Lindsey Graham Vows To Uphold John McCain's Legacy By Blindly Supporting GOP Agenda After Grumbling

Next...? many calories in my apple fritter..

grain or potato?

Ya think...maybe

Abuse of Power...

Interestingly Nunes who was conspiring to impeach Rosenstein now is after Sessions

I had a bit of an epiphany.

Somewhere there must be

GOP Bill Approves Funds For Trump's Military Parade

Mark Twain Re: Labor, etc.

(Jewish Group) ADL study finds 4.2 million anti-Semitic tweets posted in year

Mar-a-Lago isn't the "Winter White House." It's just an embarrassing cash grab.

(Jewish Group) The Mocked Hasidic Child Could Have Been Mine - Or Yours

Inauguration Day: LaToya Cantrell celebrates Mass and is sworn in as New Orleans' first female mayor

Ex-Atlanta cop gets 5 years for beating Walmart customer over 'stolen' tomato

NASCAR's Founding Family Is Looking Into Options On Selling Its Stake: Report

Anyone know of any Jewish charities (maybe left leaning) that aren't supported by Talabangelicals?

Look! The suburbs - it's full of Wypipo! And for a reason...

Little Boy Has Saved HUNDREDS Of Shelter Dogs The Dodo Heroes

poor mini-unblock is grieving...

NRA sues insurance broker behind Carry Guard program

That didn't take long...

Third flight in three weeks diverted because of damaged window

Sittin' underneath a tree

Connecticut joins push for presidential popular vote

Parents, Children Entering U.S. Illegally Will Be Separated

The Last Baby Boomers were born in 1964.

I know I share a lot of flower photos, but this one is a beaut

Warning: This Is A Non-Divisive Thread

Orwell Was Wrong About Ministry Of Treth Being Government. It Was A Corporation. Fox Noise.

Gawd I hope that treason-weasel, bastard Devin Nunes gets his ass kicked in November.

Why doesn't Trump like Don Blankenship ?

How do you learn new technology?

With all this talk about Trump's shady finances

An idle observation about Billions.

Pelosi: GOP targeting me because I'm effective

What's for Dinner, Mon., May 7, 2018

Doc Martin

With George Zimmerman in the news again, it reminded me which media figure was his BFF.

Katy Tur just suggested John Kerry violated the Logan Act

Is it ok to call me a cracker? After all my skin

Pierce: The NRA's New President is the Most-Famous Arms Trafficker in American History

Dayum. Love this.


Aaaaaaand...TODAY'S coveted "GFY" award goes to Orrin Hatch.

Apparently, Hiding Under Your Bed In Fear of Michael Avenatti Is What Hannity Calls a 'Smack Down.'

Voter ID isn't racist -- it's there to protect GOP rule in Texas

The ultimate answer to real and perceived divisiveness

Was Gordon Liddy not available?

Trump grows frustrated with Giuliani as Stormy drama rages on

This should be good. On MSNBC (Ari's show), it sounds like both Avenatti and Sam Nunberg

If I said Trump is a ritz cracker

182 days till ELECTION DAY. UNITE! please?

Be Best Plagiarist

Be Best, by Derek Zoolander.

BREAKING-SenHatch says he has been told that Sen John McCain is not expected to return to Senate

GOP ACA Sabotage Effect: Maryland insurers ask for double-digit hikes

Propaganda and Normalizing Scandal

The Biggest Economic Problem You're Hearing Almost Nothing About

Will Anyone under 50 Get this?

Democratic lawmakers express 'serious concerns' about T-Mobile purchase of Sprint

Question: If The Orange Buffoon Resigns After the Midterms,

Jeff Koterba's cartoon: How many 'Likes' will it get?

Rec if you agree; It is truly shameful that the pee-resident is less ethical than...

UPDATE: HUD Secretary Ben Carson to be sued for suspending Obama-era fair-housing rule

Know anything about "Directv Now" ?

Know anything about "Directv Now" ?

McDonald's Workers and Allies Protest Wage Theft!

New York AG Eric Schneiderman, come on down!

Are straight black men the white people of black people?

Four Women Accuse New York's Attorney General of Physical Abuse

Guess Meghan McCain and Sen. McCain disagree ?

Salad For Dinner

Can anybody tell me what's the name of that publication used to come out every year

Ww2 vets beware I'm rambling

Caramel Pots De Creme

Is the trump ready to fire someone?

A hike at Brookville Lake/Whitewater Memorial State Park in southeast Indiana. Buncha pics.

They've got the look...

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Tuesday, 8 May 2018

Cats herding a roomba which turns on them

Death penalty and assisted suicide: the right to die.

Four Women Accuse New York's Attorney General of Physical Abuse by Jane Mayer & Ronan Farrow

Facebook LIVE Link: Ben Jealous Rally with Sen. Sanders

Has Cha and other HI DUers checked in?

Reconciliation not started in U.S.

Washington's Kennedy Center rescinds Bill Cosby's awards

North Korea's new warning to the White House

Who remembers Bartles and Jaymes?

Don't park near the lava...

Reactionary nostalgia for yesterday's empire

A friend of mine had this comment after watching Rudy