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The Things Wrong With Dems

I lived with a sociopath and liar. They really really believe what they say.

Mom passed away peacefully last night...

Anyone who still trash talks Collin Kaepernick, or questions why he kneels, can f**k themselves.

Can we say Climate Change Super Storm yet?

Michael Moore on Chris Hayes. Could he possibly have said the word free more? He was talking

Whats the background on the life sentences commuted by CA Gov Brown?

Peter Donat, Agent Mulder's Father on 'The X-Files,' Dies at 90

Browns releasing receiver Josh Gordon

A Blue Wave You Haven't Heard About

How much info does Manafort give up on Trump?

Arrest warrant issued for white man who pulled gun on black students in viral video

So if Trump is taken out who becomes president?

Just UNDO it!

GOP: The economy will shield us from blue wave

TX-SEN: Were all those people there just to see Beto???

And now the big dumb orange idiot is tweeting false/outdated death reports

Texas Farm Bureau stopping employees from wearing Nike apparel to work

No respect for the Democrats - just raw power.

Heilemann tweet: Adding to the gibberish quotient, he actually said "flamingo dancers"

Ohio's Wealthiest Republican Supporter Quits GOP After Obama Columbus Stop

Ohio's Wealthiest Republican Supporter Quits GOP After Obama Columbus Stop

That moment when Trump's crimes are doing more to lower the deficit than the Republican Congress

Very interesting question/observation. Where is he? I honestly hadn't noticed.

I think you'll like this true story about a friend of mine

Trump's Comment On Yesterday's Manafort News.....

My mom passed away last night...

LP Night Like This

3 days into a hurricane and the idiot pretender hasn't shown up anywhere?

"Survivors," North Carolina's Wild Horses Weathered Hurricane Florence

Rachel just reported that not only is Manafort cooperating with Mueller, Cohen is as well now.

Ancient Greco-Roman Literature as Onion Headlines.

Four planets in the evening sky right now!

Yay. Clean coal!!

Number One With A Bullet!

Thank you to my dear friend @gracepotter for having me at @GrandPointNorth Festival in Burlington...

Jamaica in the 1950s and a little more

Kamala Harris: Russia interfered in the election of the POTUS. They manipulated our election system

Would you pay $2.5 million for this house?

Fanny Cradock didn't mess around.

Why 95.8% of Female Newscasters Have the Same Hair

Koch-funded group supports voting rights for felons in Florida

Trump / FEMA to test his capability to reach you via phone next week via

FL Nursing Home Investigation Still Open A Year After 12 Residents Died in Hurricane 'Irma' Heat

Pompeo doubles down on criticism of Kerry: The Iran deal failed, 'let it go'

Paul McCartney slams Trump in new song: 'We've got a mad captain sailing this boat'

Remake Remodel-Roxy Music 1972

Postal worker admits stealing more than 6,000 greeting cards filled with cash and checks

Wow! Seth Abramson on collusion, etc.

Tweet of the (Batman) Day

Mendelssohn: "Violin Concerto, E minor, Op. 64-I."

tweet of the day

Willie Nelson sends a message

From "Smalls Change (meditations upon ageing)" by Derek Smalls...

Blue Surge: 500+ Teachers, Other Educators Run For Office This Year

NASCAR remembers young fan who asked for racing stickers for his coffin

Judge orders Clean Missouri amendment removed from November ballot

The F.B.I. Is Quietly Contacting Cubans in Florida, Raising Old Alarm Bells

I miss Anthony Bourdain, watching some of his CNN specials now

Full Frontal with Samantha Bee: Minority Rule. (This is why Democrats lose.)

Kansas City has its own price-gouging pharmaceutical company

Judge orders MO CLEAN amendment removed from the ballot

Just wait until Trump gets FEMA texting power and starts sending Erdogan-style loyalty texts

Linda Harvey: Oral Sex Is The Practice Of Homosexuals

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra plays: Henry Purcell's "Chacony in G minor", Corelli's "Concerto Grosso in

Dangerous Killer Escapes Prison In Maine for 3rd Time; Serving 45-yr. Sentence

St. Louis City Hall Locks Out Alderwomen, Activists

Missouri Senator Wants to Require Psych Screenings for Presidential Candidates

Pussy Riot's Pyotr Verzilov flown to Germany for treatment for possible poisoning

Blue Surge: 500+ Teachers, Other Educators Run For Office This Year

Blue Surge: 500+ Teachers, Other Educators Run For Office This Year

3 years after listeria scandal, Blue Bell back in growth mode

Dangerous Killer Escapes Prison In Maine for 3rd Time; Serving 45-yr. Sentence

Blue Surge: 500+ Teachers, Other Educators Run For Office This Year

Blue Surge: 500+ Teachers, Other Educators Run For Office This Year

Tweeted by Maddow tonight

Elected as a Progressive Reformer, Kim Gardner's First 21 Months Have Featured Chaos and Conflict

Anybody want a mint?

Belleville Lube Shop Owner's Racist Talk Led to Firing, Mass Exodus, Workers Say

Texas DA Refuses Criminal Cases from Rogue Police Department.

FL Nursing Home Investigation Still Open A Year After 12 Residents Died in Hurricane 'Irma' Heat

Brett Kavanaugh's High School Friend Isn't Helping the Nominee's Case

Anybody here familiar with Question 3 to be on the ballot in Nevada? It's about solar power.

Welcome to the DU Nighthawks

"Forever" on Prime. I think its brilliant.

John Kerry on Real Time with Bill Maher - 9/14/18

MS-SEN: GOP Senate candidate tells African-Americans: Stop 'begging for federal government scraps'

A Pinched Face....

Rains from Florence cause collapse at NC coal ash landfill

Sunday roads update: Most roads in southeastern NC impassable

Trump Takes Assault on Obama Climate Rules on Oil Wells

ICESat: Space will get unprecedented view of Earth's ice

Feds reject former Missouri Democratic Party Chairman Mike Sanders' leniency plea

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Meow Meow Meow Meow Edition

FBI mum about sudden closing of solar observatory. Conspiracy theories fill the silence

Does Don the Con realize that Mr Mueller has much better poll numbers?

WSU researchers see new plastics causing reproductive woes of old plastics

Meet Morty

Missouri lawmakers approve education, drug treatment court bills as they finish special session

Why Republicans fail to defend our democracy?

Chappelle-Nadal's 2016 campaign against Clay fined $15,000 for federal election law violation

Yikes..Boiling Springs Lake Dam (NC) has failed.

Donald Trump's continued denial...

Will Greitens' portrait ever hang in the hallowed halls of the Missouri Capitol?

Study shows two-thirds of U.S. terrorism tied to right-wing

The Definition of Irony: I Hope Flynn and Every Other Trump Asshole Goes to Jail

GOP OK W/Trump Wrecking US Government. Want To Leave Dems W/Unfixable Wreckage.

Tech-support scammer gets hacked by victim, has nervous breakdown, freak-out, cries. (audio)

Tech-support scammer gets hacked by victim, has nervous breakdown, freak-out, cries. (audio)

New GOP Mascot Should Be The Monster Alien Like In That Movie.

I Wonder How All The Anti Government Folks In The Florence Zone Feel Now.

William shakespeare (slightly modified) meets Trump.

NWS issues Tornado Warning for Brunswick County (NC)

Poverty and surviving a hurricane:

Looters raid Family Dollar, police pull back at management request

State worker complained of harassment, and faced retaliation. So Missouri must pay her $475,000

Have a new teenage driver? Recommend this highly!!

Journal Poll: Lujan Grisham has solid lead over Pearce

critters at the salt lick

Right-Wing War On The Press Actually Threatening Reporters' Safety

Sen. Dick Durbin Cites #MeToo in Demanding Kavanaugh Vote Delay

Koch-Backed Group Supports Voting Rights for Felons in Florida

Primary turnout soars in 2018 with Dems leading charge

Who Says Mueller Is Writing a Report?

Bush Won't Help Ted Cruz

Steve Bannon praises Orban and Salvini

Anita Hill: Kavanaugh accuser deserves 'fair and neutral' process

Eliud Kipchoge sets new marathon world record

Jill Biden says they want to 'pick a fight' with bullies

Please allow me to say that

Flashback 2006: Bernie Sanders ''Honky Tonk the Vote'' Senate Campaign

Borrowing strategy from NRA, activists quietly overturn knife restrictions across U.S.

Kamala Harris is on Rev Al

Anti-gun violence statues debut across U.S. this weekend

Never thought I could loathe a group of people as much as I do the GOP

Pre-existing conditions, finance questions spark debate between McCaskill, Hawley

Paul Manafort and Roger Stone go back a long ways...

Chief Justice Roberts halts campaign finance ruling

Hawley's duck boat lawsuit 'littered with factual inaccuracies,' lawyers for owners say

Berta Caceres murder trial set to begin in climate of suspicion

Trump administration vouches for its Saudi friends as civilians die in Yemen - WaPo Editorial Board

Dutch Catholic church accused of widespread sexual abuse cover-up

So the ratpublicans have a binder full of women...again. 65 of them this time, who apparently

18 Dogs Rescued in Kinston

Nebraska Democrats demand that Auditor Janssen resign; others say position should be appointed

The kind of unity Ireland needs isn't about territory it is about people (Brexit). Guardian

Manafort strategy in the Ukraine: Take out the female candidate by prosecuting her.

Emoluments Lawsuit Moves A Step Closer To Trump

Redistricting, residency issues in focus at Missouri auditor candidate forum

Millions of Americans still trapped in debt-logged homes ten years after crisis

My squash plants have not yet given up

Dear Bots

Man dies after shark attack off Cape Cod

FEMA chief on Puerto Rico death toll: 'It's hard to tell what's accurate and what's not'

This white supremacy hand signal is really making the rounds. These cops should be suspended

Actress Anna Kendrick recounts the time she called Obama an 'a--hole' to his face

Dems' confidence swells with midterms fast approaching

The State Department's silence on racism is deafening

TCM Schedule for Tuesday, September 18: AAFCA Presents: The Black Experience on Film

North Carolina senator: Damage from Florence 'in the billions of dollars'

Romney's car elevator is broke

TCM Schedule for Wednesday, September 19: Star of the Month: Dean Martin

NBA Legend Isiah Thomas Seeks to Increase Celebrities' Support of HBCUs

Florence weakens to tropical depression, but continues to dump heavy rains on the Carolinas...

In "Zones of Peace" criminals given free reign over entire districts of Caracas

So what happens when Mueller moves to the inner circle?

When is it okay to steal ? When is it okay to lie ?

Humpback Whale watchers thrilled by extremely rare TRIPLE breach--so cool!

Watching CNN and they had several segments about the great, tireless work the Cajun Navy is doing

BL just gave DT a BJ on MTP.

"Can you spell 'S-A-T-A-N'?" . . . Please come CAPTION Devin Nunes!!!

WNBA champions Seattle Storm say they would decline White House invite

Notes on Watching TV Coverage of Storm Operations:

Fox panel freaks out when economist touts successful example of universal basic income: Alaska.

Maxine Waters: "he's trying to frighten them by saying "this black woman" -

Trump just claimed that the Mueller Investigation is illegal.--a new Sun. am tweet...

Latest real estate shocker: Silicon Valley tear down on 0.7 acres selling for $5 million

Release the bison - restocking Canadian prairie lands

Let's not be overly optimistic about the results of the Mueller investigation, and the

Lujan-Grisham(D) leads Pierce(R) 50-43 in Albuquerque Journal poll.

Priest appears on Faux "news," throws out the BS.

Peter Thiel: Silicon Valley was "brainwashed" by higher education

And Then, Ignorance Begat Ignorance

Humpback Whales Stun Onlookers With Incredible Triple Breach It was a once-in-a-lifetime experience

A moment of silence for Brother Bo Jean by Collin Packer

Now that Manafort has "Flipped".

Chavist stooge: US to blame for mass emigration from Venezuela

Devin Nunes says he plans to release transcripts and documents for some 70 witnesses from the House

Zina Bash sat directly behind Kavanaugh flashing the white power sign for 2 days. Why did he allow

Caetano Veloso - Cucurrucucu Paloma

Ted Cruz fundraising mailer (disguised as a summons):

Just hide the key under the door mat

Is Brett Kavanaugh a Sexual Predator?

Uranus, Missouri's New Newspaper Is the Uranus Examiner (Huh. Huh.)


Bill Maher Nails it!


Nice Tweet about Manafort and Ben Shapiro

We win.

Now Brexit is flipping?

GOP Donor Les Wexner Announces Departure From Republican Party After Obama Visit

Brock Long, Trump's FEMA,next up on the firing block?..

"This is just hot groceries."

Trump Goes After 'Illegal Mueller Witch Hunt' Again Following Manafort Deal: 'Continues in Search...

Water is rising in Fayetteville, North Carolina

Biden: Obama and I Agreed to Stay Silent in Trump's 1st Year, But I Couldn't After Charlottesville

Amazon offering free SCHOOL SHOOTING software simulator! WTF?

Donald Trump Jr.: No one with a brain believes Obama did anything good for economy, foreign policy

"Fuck 'em. They were just Puerto Ricans."

"Willie Nelson sends a message."

With @BernieSanders speaking with @AftVermont nurses and faculty at Contois auditorium, Burlington

Files show execs at nonprofit netted $17M with deal

If elected, Republicans promise to take away the health care many have & want

Act Out! Eleanor Goldfield explains why Alex Jones banning terrible for the Left (VIDEO)

Michael Moore just another Trump Victim ..

"This is just hot groceries."

Florence likely to expose gaps in flood insurance

Deval Patrick: 'Character of the country' is on the line in midterms

Looking for a new TV

Michael Moore believes 'evil genius' Trump will be a two-term president

So, it has to be Kramer.

Arsenic, lead and mercury laced coal ash may have flowed into Cape Fear River

Rains from Florence cause collapse at North Carolina coal ash landfill

Was watching the Brooklyn Book Festival on C-Span this morning

What Fiction are you reading this week, September 16, 2018?

Come Soon, Jesus, and Take Them All Away in the Rapture!

Sometimes you just walk into a restaurant and you know the food will be terrible

After all these years, why am I just now learning what a "white power sign" is ??

Arkansas may sue Ecclesia College to reclaim kickback-tainted grants

I was part of the problem

Kavanaugh accuser speaks out:

Judd Apatow nails it.

So now they're not recognizing Kansas birth certificates as valid for passports.

*CA professor, writer of confidential Brett Kavanaugh letter, speaks out about her sexual assault*

California professor, writer of confidential Brett Kavanaugh letter, speaks out about her allegation

Ex-lawmaker gets 3 years' probation in bribery scheme

With W , I became convinced the federal govt was NOT on my side

Its official. Every government emplyee in Venezuela earns the same minimum wage

Victor Jara - Abre la Ventana

'I can't believe I'm alive': A 75-year-old recalls horrifying day trapped in a hot car (for 14 hrs)

City of Houston being sued for not approving baby prison

Leeann Tweeden's response to Kavanaugh's sexual assault charge....crickets

Everyone should go review wasted his partner's book on Amazon

Willa Cather's "My Antonia" is 100 yr old

not Bucking the process

September 17 is Constitution Day. It was good to see this full-page ad in my local paper today.

US Election Fraud V: Disallowed and Corrupted Vote Recounts in Presidential Elections - Dale Tavris

Now it's a question of lying and deceit. In 2018 -- not just a mistake in his youth.

4 days and no sighting of Trump. Is he recovering from hair plug surgery?

Mueller is one smart man. A tRump pardon is a day late and a dollar short.

Kavanaugh failed to explain expansive view of executive power - strib editorial

Tort Reform Debate Continues Amid Legal Uncertainty

W/Donald Trump's Statements It Is Clear Trump KKKlan Has Declared War On US.

Wyoming has about half a million people and two senators

Trump's one black supporter. NSFW

Kavanaugh joined a secret society at Yale nicknamed "Tit and Clit" club

2018 US Senate Election Rating.

Feinstein honored Ford's request to keep her allegation confidential,

This afternoon North Carolina went over 6 Trillion gallons of rainfall from #Florence ...

Nunes: Intel Committee Will Release Russia Probe Transcripts 'In The Next Few Weeks'

It Just Gets Worse

A New Wildlife Refuge On The Grounds Around An Old Nuclear Weapons Plant

CNN: Kavanaugh's victim contacted the Washington Post before he was nominated.

Something for the Ladies... "The Window Cleaner"

Tweet of the Day

Republicans have an interesting problem with Kavanaugh...

Photos: The Aftermath of Hurricane Florence (TheAtlantic)

About Regular TV, No Cable, I Never had Cable TV, but still get stations of all types.

Rudy Giuliani Swipes at Mueller and the 'Biased' Media Over Manafort Deal

Tronc Agrees To Let Its Virginia Newsrooms Unionize

Early voting in Minnesota begins this Friday

Re: Kavanaugh - this sums it up

They ALL lie for him....FEMA head says Maria death toll studies are "all over the place"

Grassley's Statement: It's too late

Statement from Senate Judiciary Committee Republicans Show US Just How Disgusting They Are.

Scott Lloyd regrets his partner having an abortion, so he blocks every migrant from having one

"Stop giving power to people who don't believe in science." -Harrison Ford 9-13-18

With Sea Rise Just Think Water In North Carolina Would Be Permanent.

LOL...I'm old.

Elis Regina, Aguas de Marco (Waters of March)

Looks Like We Will Get Kavanaugh Whether We Like It Or Not. He Is GOP Coup Guarantee.

Umm... Hello, Mr. Recusion, one quick thing ...

AND The Flooded Victims Will Keep "No Government" GOP In Power.

Must see

***SUMMER photo contest Winners Thread****

**SUMMER Winners Thread posted in GD**

Real journalists are whistleblowers: the rest should STFU

Happy National Guacamole Day!

Blasey Ford contacted paper when Kavanaugh was listed as possible nominee-before Trump chose him

Linda Harvey: Straight People Never Engage in Oral or Anal Sex

Stand with Christine Blasey Ford

When satire and dreams cross paths

Thanks for clearing that up...

Any DUers remember a college ReTHUG medical student, Philip Markoff, who used Craig List

My 10,000th Post.

How President Tyler, born in 1790, still has two living grandsons

She's not an *alleged* accuser

Sergei Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto #4 in G Minor, Op. 40

Filly trolls Trump

Al Franken should never have resigned

Breaking : Prezzo rest. on High St in Salisbury has been cordoned off after 2 became suddenly ill

NY Magazine journalist in touch with a woman who was assaulted by a high-ranking gov. official--

Wilmington, NC cut off by extreme flooding from Florence as more rain pours down

Florence death toll at 15, including 2 from carbon monoxide

The 65 Women

Salisbury medical incident: Police cordon off roads after two people fall ill near Skripal poisoning

Paul Manafort Forfeits $22 Million in New York Real Estate in Plea Deal

Frank Gore moves into fourth on all-time rushing list

Pussy Riot says member 'doing better' after transfer to Berlin hospital for suspected poisoning

If the election had not been stolen from Al Gore we wouldn't be going through

Kavanagh's buddy has history of attacking rape victims on anti-Semitic blog

FEMA head denies he was asked to resign over alleged misuse of government vehicles

My hero

does a woman ever forget

So Are the Female (R) Senators going to stand with a sex crime victim or their (R) buddies?

Feel Gutted for Kavanaugh's victim

Guess what RW assholes/fascists:

Graham insists that victim contact the committee ASAP so they can vote as scheduled

Dr. America, Sanjeev K Sriram MD: Why Single-Payer Medicare for All the only answer (VIDEO)

3 people close to the WH "said they expect the president to go after Kavanaugh's accuser."

Palestinian stabs U.S.-Israeli citizen to death at West Bank mall

Question: Can the Democrats invite her to testify publicly to some kind of committee?

Schiff: Trump team terrified of what Manafort could tell Mueller

What's for Dinner, Sun., Sept. 16, 2018

Twitter Video: ''We are with everyone who is being hit by Hurricane Florence. ''

Anybody heard from Collins/Murkowski 'bout anything in particular?!1 nt

Trump supporter is "going to finish what Hitler started and kill everyone".

Call the Senate Judiciary Comm this week...

My question for you, Sen. Grassley ---

Spanish driver tests positive for every drug in test

Woman charged with 3rd-degree assault after purposefully projecting contents of her bowels onto cop

STOCK MARKET WATCH - Monday, 17 September 2018

I would like to know HOW they found 65 contemporary women from the time in question.

Republicans obtain and release Christine Ford's contact info on social media

"Rapper's Delight" was released 38 years ago today. Its history is interesting.

Wake up. Brush your teeth hard. Stare in the mirror for signs of life. (My Sept LTE for our WI DEMS)

Music to my ears.

Vandalized Mandeville synagogue to host support gathering Sunday

Ever seen a tie in an NFL game?

Looks like Lindsey Graham is willing to allow her (Mrs Ford) to testify.

Freshmen Democratic US House Members

Typhoon pounds south China after killing 64 in Philippines

Huckabee talks using the Logan Act against John Kerry!

Eliud Kipchoge smashes world marathon record by 78 seconds in Berlin

If there are 6 female Republican senators, and if two or three were sexually assaulted

Flake: Senate needs to hear more about assault accusation before taking action

Mens careers are sacred.

Fox will soon have some sort of buzzword to demonize Christine Blasey Ford.

When I was seven Gary Konkol put a bee down my dress....

Judge awards $461,682 to man who was raped by Slidell school janitor

Kavanaugh's accomplice in yearbook: "Certain women should be struck regularly, like gongs."

Do you think that statutes of limitations are warranted? nt

Republicans "can't put the lid on" Kavanaugh allegations and "not pay a serious price in the future"

NEW POLL SHOWS STEVE KING CAN BE BEAT! (email from JD Scholten campaign)

Democrats gaining seats in the US Senate in 2018,2020 and 2022.

East St. Tammany chamber alleges fraud in lawsuit against former CEO

Flake opposes quick vote on Kavanaugh, putting confirmation in doubt

Treasurer: Louisiana has $300M-plus surplus from last year

I personally know how a decades-old incident can stay with you the rest of your life.

D.C. Nut Allergy

Will the coasts become unlivable?

TRACKING FLORENCE: The remnants of the tropical depression will hit DC this week.

Grassley working to set up calls with Kavanaugh, accuser before vote

Photo From a Trump Rally

Collins, Murkowski, Franken memories

Kavanaugh: "Maureen -- tainted whack."

Giants v.s Cowboys! Fuck Jerry Jones!

What a week, my on-line family.

"Seems to think that the real victim is him"

Ludwig van Beethoven Triple Concerto

If Collins or Murkowsky vote to install him I'm giving $$ to their competitors, and I'm not from the

Mazie Hirono asked Kavanaugh UDER OATH if he ever sexually assaulted anyone

We need to hear from a few of those 65 women that signed that letter.

raise your hand if you don't need a letter vouching that you did not rape or attempt rape

Why Republicans cannot make the economy an issue in this election?

Woman shocked purse left in vehicle was stolen

Woman shocked purse left in vehicle was stolen

Gorusch and K went to same Catholic boys school. Any reports of priests there molesting students?

Someone Who Attempts To Rape Anyone Does NOT Belong On The Supreme Court

Post a line or two from a song & see if anyone knows the song without using Google....Part 3

Karma for Kavanaugh?

I don't know about you all...

Open Letter from 220 Yale Law Students, Alumni, and Educators Regarding Brett Kavanaugh