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Archives: October 17, 2021

Florida dad who got Covid-19 care 1,200 miles away is going home months later. These are the lessons

Anyone looking forward to new season of Succession

Company sued for allegedly funneling 4.8 million scam robocalls to Indiana residents

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema received the legal maximum of donations from several known GOP donors, new FEC

Chinese astronauts arrive at space station for longest mission

Glenn Youngkin Talks About Virginia. His Base Talks About Donald Trump.

Figures of Babylon: oldest drawing of a ghost found in British Museum vault

Biden said being a cop is 'one hell of a lot harder than it's ever been' in speech honoring fallen

A perfect example of Lost Cause mythology

In Nashville new marker honors US Colored Troops

Seahawks Add Quarterback For Sunday Night's Game

Argentinian judge indicts Franco-era Spanish minister on homicide charges

3 Tempe AZ schools named after KKK members

CDC issues new COVID-19 guidance for the holiday season

F*ck No.

Bill Clinton expected to be discharged from hospital on Sunday

Calls grow in Italy to ban far-right group Forza Nuova after protest violence

N.Y. health officials investigating cluster of Legionnaires' disease cases

Easton MD Historic District backs removal of Confederate statue

A Monumental Portrait of NASA Astronaut Stephanie Wilson Crops Up in Atlanta

TFG Being Subpoenaed to Testify Before Jan. 6 Committee 'Not Far-Fetched': Rep. Plaskett

Lynching marker sits in St. Augustine FL museum closet

I know the cause of China's coal shortage!

Little Mix 'confirm they are splitting up' following toxic fallout with Jesy Nelson

Why's Wall Street Pearl Clutching At Chile's Left Turn?

Velshi "The American Public Education System Has Lost The Plot" - MSNBC

Tweet of the Night:

Got it.

Cam Newton reportedly received COVID-19 vaccine in attempt to get back in NFL

It's Not Q. It's You

Watched Cold Mountain

Lawsuits demand unproven ivermectin for COVID patients

What man doesn't want cuddles in bed?

Ron DeSantis says he's 'offended' that a police officer could potentially lose their job over COVID

Protesters yell 'F--k Joe Biden' as president meets with preschoolers at daycare center

Why the Internet is Addictive For Me.... (An Opinion)

Surprised To See US Republicans Cozying Up To The European Far Right? Don't Be

The goal of Biden's Climate Change Plan is to limit global avg. temp rise to 1.5 degree C

Left to rot: Collapsed condo born of botched construction and evidence of money laundering

Amazon Hunters are Working with Scientists to Save Rare Pink River Dolphins

An open letter to the German Public written by climate activists pleads with them to not be stupid.

Why Andrew Yang Left the Democratic Party - Amanpour and Company

Life at 50C (BBC)

Hollywood Strike Averted As IATSE & AMPTP Reach Deal On New Film & TV Contract

Oh when you lose it, you'll never find it!

There's Now CDC Data on How Much More Likely Unvaxxed Adults Are to Die of Covid

Biden administration orders Arizona to stop grants to schools without mask mandates - CBS News

Spoilers! Bond: No Time To Die: after waiting YEARS, here is my list

(UPDATED) Details Of New IATSE Contract: "Strongest Contract We Have Achieved In Our History

It's one thing to mock COVID vaccine objectors. Must we rob their livelihoods, too?

You've Got To Walk That Lonesome Valley - Mississippi John Hurt (Live)

scissor sisters - take your mama out (live-brit awards-2005) if this doesn't put a smile on ur face

The Guardians (2017) Russian rip off of Marvel's Avengers/ Fantastic Four

Cowboys' Sham, 'I have friends who are Holocaust survivors. Tell them it didn't happen.'

Publix heiress, funder of Jan. 6 rally, gave $150,000 to GOP attorneys general association

Patron Is Discontinuing This Popular Tequila

Why should I hype the players I see locally?

Ivermectin-Crazy Physician Assistant's License Is Suspended

Ivermectin-Crazy Physician Assistant's License Is Suspended

One of these three finalists will fill Washington state Senate vacancy representing Tacoma

Delaware School Boards group takes issue with letter to Biden

They've had to stop the Tennessee-Miss game because fans are throwing stuff from the stands

Family of WSP Trooper who died of COVID issues statement on vaccination status

How could a driver of a $100000 BMW have never heard of taillights?

Virginia Democratic Party files complaint with state board of elections against Youngkin campaign

Family of man killed by Maryland officer to receive $6.5M

Anyone heard of GonaCon?

How Cannabis Legalization Is Changing The Workplace

Democrats Weigh Carbon Tax

How Cannabis Legalization is changing the work place

This is so goddamn great

Randy Bachman to be reunited with his guitar that was lost for four decades

Robert Palmer - Sneakin' Sally Through The Alley

White man appeals conviction for Black student's killing

Schiff: If Steve Bannon Feels He's Above The Law, He's About To Find Out Otherwise

North Carolina tribes fear pipeline will damage waterways, burial grounds

Upgrade the funk in your life. Maybe you could listen to The Meters

Biden Addresses Families Of Fallen Law Enforcement: 'You've Suffered An Enormous Loss' - MSNBC

Hollywood IATSE union closes tentative deal with studios to avert industry-wide strike

Ain't no use to cut you loose, I wouldn't last a day

The Daily Show: What the Hell Happened This Week? - Week of 10/11/21

American missionaries and family members kidnapped in Haiti

Grace Potter - Low Road...Live from Daryls House

SNL: Football Press Conference Cold Open

Hogan: Port of Baltimore is 'increasing traffic' despite global supply chain issues

Sanders blames media for Americans not knowing details of Biden spending plan

Last one! Meters again. It was the theme for a while, hope ya liked 'em

Man has a stroke, found slumped in his car, police arrest him

Perez Picks Up Endorsements from Congressional Hispanic Caucus

A small township is being sued by 7 black residents after they were all arrested for loitering (PA)

How Far Volcanologists Go To Test Lava Science Skills

There has been a coup': Bernstein on Trump's role in January 6 riot

New Research Dispels Theory That First Americans Came From Japan

How Far Volcanologists Go To Test Lava Science Skills

In Maryland, police no longer investigate themselves after deadly shootings. Here's how cases are

Have ever seen baby hedgehogs before?

State reaches settlement agreement with pet store and owner over the alleged sale of sick puppies

Estrada Fire: 35% Contained, Evacuation Lifted in Parts of Santa Cruz County

SNL Exorcist 2 1975

Democrats Cry Foul as Hogan Announces $150 Million 'Re-Fund the Police' Initiative

We lost our beloved Cookie

UMD Students Rally Against Proposed Townhouse Development in Wooded Area

Covid quarantine equalizer: Walking around in our underwear

"Jewelry Rip-Off" thread follow up - a bit (or two) of new info

Things from the past that kids will never do

SNL: Squid Game

At Legislative Black Caucus Reception, Governor Candidates Asked to Lay Out Their Policies to

Just rewatched "The Ballad of Buster Scruggs"

Smokers Would Pay More For Insurance, Non-Smokers Less, if Md. Allows Tobacco-Use Surcharge

McAuliffe Outraises Youngkin in Virginia Governor's Race

No rest for the wicked

Baltimore Police union tells officers not to disclose COVID vaccine status as city deadline nears

Setting, through window; too windy to catch it outside.

Season of the Osprey

Note to MANCHIN (Senema): Ya only got power because/for the 50 divide.

'It's Absolute Craziness': Vaccine Fights and Misinformation Roil NH GOP

Setting, through window; too windy to catch it outside.

SNL: Weekend Update

This 9-year-old already has the makings of a soccer superstar:

African American Civil War museum has a new home in DC

African American Civil War museum has a new home in DC

Seems like all my older male relatives are developing mental type disabilities

Native American Taboos, Some things You Just Don't Do.

Doonesbury: Things has really changed at McFriendly's

A Southwest Virginia utility is seeking another rate hike

$880 million pitch to General Assembly aims to match students and careers

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Dairy Air Edition

DNC Blankets Mar-a-Lago with Ads to Ask One Question: "Why Won't Glenn Youngkin Let Trump Campaign

Today, Madoc and I will start our journey with memories, both good and sad. It's a new day.

After Unhinged Extremist Rep. Bob Good (R-VA05) "Blasts all colleges except Christian ones," "urges

Just When You Thought the VA Redistricting Commission Fiasco Couldn't Get Even Worse, It Looks Like

Richmond suburbs loom as fault line in preliminary discussion of new congressional districts

Former Virginia firefighter's suit alleging firing over arrest at Trump inauguration can go to trial

How a 1961 massacre of hundreds of Algerians in Paris was covered up

The Batman - main trailer

CBC*: How a Manitoba motorcycle club is changing perceptions of the Sikh faith

A must see! There has been a coup': Bernstein on Trump's role in January 6 riot

📸📸Just a reminder that the October Photography Competition is still open for submissions 📸📸

October 17, 1956, Mae Jemison, first African-American woman in space, was born.

Lawless city?' Worry after Portland police don't stop chaos

David Amess's death, an assault on democracy

So, the Proud Boys are -speaker announces that many of them are single and "looking for house wives.

Coronavirus and flu could jam hospitals over holidays, scientists warn

Biden's Schedule for Sunday, October 17, 2021

Up to 17 US missionaries and family members kidnapped in Haiti - reports

RT to confuse an American.

Nearly 60 years after it disappeared, storied U.S. ship found in Atlantic

On October 17, 1871, Pres. Grant declared martial law and suspended the writ of habeas corpus in SC

Empires always fall in the end...

Arcade Fire - The Suburbs (Official Video)

Grace Potter & The Nocturnals - Why Don't You Love Me?

Breakfast Sunday 17 October 2021

Quantum Mechanics explained in 60-seconds

Strike dodged with deal between film and TV crews, studios

Deputy fatally shot, 2 injured in 'ambush' at Houston nightclub: Police

My space heaters kicked in last night, are still going...

Despite a Punishing Drought, San Diego Has Water. It Wasn't Easy.

All eclipses next 5 years

Harmful PFAS 'forever' chemicals in more than 120,000 US sites

Virgil Partch has a birthday today

Former Trump officials' new career ventures suggest very little changed after leaving White House

Small school asswhoopings 10/16

Macron decries 'inexcusable' Algerian protest massacre in Paris

What's the scenario for Tuesday? Will Bannon turn himself in or what?

Electric Light Orchestra - Rock n' Roll Is King

Funny clips of Kevin Hart on the Graham Norton Show. Hilarious!


James Comey was only a canary in a coal mine...

Barney Kessel was born on this date.

KNP Fire Seems To Have Missed Most Giant Sequoia Groves, But 10-14% Of All Sequoias Killed In 2020

Congressional medals presented to Chinese-American WWII vets

what's going on with new laundry dryers now?

Howard Alden has a birthday today.

du morning temp check in.

our daughter never quits

NOAA - La Nina Returns; Continued SW Drought, Cold Across The North, More Spring Tornado Activity

I love these Halloween costumes:

An interesting finding on using US News and World Report for University Rankings.

Nationals Leader: Don't Worry, We'll Mine And Export Coal Well Into The 2040s And 2050s

Us right now

Greenland's Largest Glacier Nearly Back To All-Time Record Ice Discharge Levels From 2012

Thanks Jim Henson

Conspiracy theorists lack critical thinking skills: New study. (yes I know we don't need a study)

Police shoot and kill man in Tarpon Springs

Ted Lieu snaps at DOJ spokesperson for pushing back against speedy Trump indictments

Why isn't Fox screaming about this?????

Sen. Bernie Sanders backs John Deere strike, citing CEO salary up 160% during pandemic

Sun coming up. Still below the horizon.

B&W pixs from World's Top 10 Black and White Photographers

Across the Desk - S4:E14 (Utility Rate increases to cover for their own mistakes)

Chasing away my blues is hard work. My little champion needed to rest up.

"This is about working class folks finally stepping up and saying, 'enough is enough.'

Reminder: Manchin and Sinema are actively sabotaging Biden's agenda

Good Day DU (October 17, 2021)

Rick Wilson: An Unpunished Coup Is A Training Exercise

This is so disturbing.....

This baby!

Momma and Daddy stork celebrate their first egg

Benedict Arnold Move Aside

Pete Buttigieg challenges GOP to Debate on Family Values

No new case numbers on the AZ Dashboard today, Sun - maintenance

"The pandemic started..." is never a good start on an airplane

Be careful what you encourage in others:

Tasting Freedom

Smaug the dragon vs. American billionaires in wealth - Smaug loses

MSNBC 10 17 2021 10 04 17

Doonesbury on the change in the job market

The apocalypse is here.

The Dead South - You Are My Sunshine

Let me make this pellucidly clear!

FYI; I case you're looking for an electric space heater.

For 105 days, COVID's death toll in Florida counties went missing

sonora ca 7 day weather outlook

Bill Clinton released from Southern California hospital

There's only one issue that matters right now. Voting rights.

Bill Clinton Released From Southern California Hospital

Here is what Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (R-AZ) actually wants...

The Second Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.

Accent Expert Gives a Tour of North American Accents - (Part 3) WIRED

Is Biden Doing Enough to Protect Democracy?

TCM Schedule for Tuesday, October 19: New Waves Around the World: British New Wave

MAGA morons scream "defund the media" outside the privately owned New York Times

"Every Storm Runs Out Of Rain"

2022 US Gubernatorial Election Prediction.

Leonard Cohen - First We Take Manhattan

What Fiction are you reading this week, October 17, 2021?

What tool do Trumpers use for the purpose of gaslighting?

Kizinger: "Democrats have to quit playing politics"

William Shatner is a son of a bitch (in the very best sense of the term)

FAMILY VALUES! Republicans have rejected multiple bills outlawing child-marriage.

Billionaire Marc Lore outlines how he will build the inclusive, Utopian desert city Telosa

LOUD 'blackbirds' around here.

Labor flexes its muscle as leverage tips from employers to workers

Capitol Rioter Represents Himself, Accidentally Admits To More Crimes

Kyrsten Sinema received the legal maximum of donations from several known GOP donors

TCM later:

Seventeen Americans (missionaries and their families) were kidnapped

In Blue States that currently have Republican Governors, Who is likely to be the Democratic nominee?

Marjorie Taylor Greene and Matt Gaetz's Big Fundraising PAC is Nearly Broke

"Lorelei" What a powerful movie!

Universities Will Race Autonomous Cars Around Indianapolis Motor Speedway This Week

Great gift idea

Looks like Betty Lynn ("Thelma Lou" from the old Andy Griffith Show) has died.

Take some off the chin, more around the sides, bit off the top

Universities Will Race Autonomous Cars Around Indianapolis Motor Speedway This Week

Thanksgiving turkey recipe ideas, already

Michael Steele is probably running for Maryland governor.

October 20 at 14:56 UTC: Last Full Moon before the almost total lunar eclipse

Transportation chief Buttigieg defends family leave after being mocked by Fux Noise wanker

Buttigieg warns Manchin of resistance to Biden's climate plan: 'It will cost lives'

Madison Cawthorn Vows to Prosecute Fauci, Seize Chinese Assets in U.S. if GOP Returns to Power

Buttigieg warns Manchin of resistance to Biden's climate plan: 'It will cost lives'

Fauci says FDA data shows J&J vaccine should have been two shots

The permanently temporary 2021 economy, in charts

US Senate seats that Democrats are likely to win in 2022 by a landslide to narrow margin.

Prince Auditions, SNL

Democrats mock TFG over Virginia governor race, flying a plane with a banner near Mierda-a-Lago

Inslee & Murray Drafting New Approach To Breaching Lower Snake River Dams

Fauci says unvaccinated create danger of fifth COVID-19 wave

This week's major U.S. economic reports (October 18 - October 22)

I need some advice on my cat.

1 dead, several injured in second shooting at Grambling State University

Wayne Fontana and the Mindbenders - A Groovy Kind Of Love

TFG loyalists are leading a 'takeover' of local Republican parties across Georgia

U.S. Labor Unions Are Having a Moment

My wife a Grandma is reading classics to oldest grandson

'That Was Probably the Flag They Hit Me With': Officer Slams Use of 1/6 Flag at GOP Rally

Republican Adam Kinzinger Warns 1/6 Committee Subpoena for Trump Would Become 'a Circus'

Snog, Marry, Kill

Florida School Requiring Vaccinated Students to Stay Home for 30 Days After Each Dose

COP 26 Corporate Sponsors Have Written An Angry Letter Complaining Of Confusion, Lack Of Access

Sen. Ron Johnson hoping for 'Democratic gridlock' on reconciliation package

hey, who remembers that little girl who was having drum offs w some rock star?

Native American Group Calls on Fox News to Fire Hosts Over 'Racist' Comments

Top Democrats woo Black voters in Virginia governor's race

Eisenfunk - Pong (german cybergoth)

Michael Cohen & Norm Eisen go off on the DOJ in Cohen's Thursday podcast

😂Rioter Sobbed To FBI: "I'm A Fucking Piece Of Shit"😂

No surrender: Progressives must not compromise on tax hikes for the rich

ESPN reporter leaving company over vaccine requirements

Arkansas governor backs employer vaccine mandates

Prince - Little Red Corvette

"Restoral" : an old word I only learned from my ISP during an outage...

Somebody Had Fun At The Beach

Tucker Carlson still has to be breast fed

From some of the folks whom brought us "Legitimate Rape"

Washington Examiner writer: "(I)t wasn't a real gallows", in reference to the 1/06 insurrection

Sen. Bernie Sanders backs John Deere strike, citing CEO salary up 160% during pandemic

STOCK MARKET WATCH - Monday, 18 October 2021

Cartoon 10/17/2021

Income Inequality Update

See how much misinformation you can find in one article:

I want the media who interview members of the traitor party to ask them.

Sundae Sunday Sweet Autumn Morning Jazz Streaming

Union: Community Transit vaccine mandate puts jobs in 'jeopardy'

A Ukrainian Oligarch Bought a Midwestern Factory and Let it Rot. What Was Really Going On?

Rock and Roll Music.

Ted Cruz says "rush me an urgent donation,"

Kentucky's backroad churches may be key to saving hospitals overwhelmed by COVID

Who should the Democrats recruit and nominate for the 2022 NH Governor's Race?

Manchin fires back after Sanders pens op-ed in West Virginia paper

Even Colorado's Largest Wildfire Was No Match For Beavers

Bobsledder Humphries left Canada over alleged abuse. The move might cost her an Olympics.

High schoolers are training to drive 18-wheelers amid a shortage of truck drivers

Pressure mounts on ex-DoJ official Jeff Clark over TFG's 'election subversion scheme'

Tucker Carlson Caught Off Guard By Fox News Question

Where are the finches this year??? Haven't had ANY at my thistle feeder.....😢

My sister -a reflection week she will be gone a year. I still can't thank DU enough

China Tests Hypersonic Missile

Black Candidates See Fundraising Windfall

Everybody sing along with me!

The monkey trap

If it talks like a Republican and votes like a Republican and is praised by Republicans, ------- nt

Trump's civil suit deposition on Monday could come back to haunt him: former federal prosecutor

Woman on a plane causes a scene and tries to give a speech about COVID

GOP Lawmaker Promises to Prosecute Fauci

Karma or just justice?

You like bird watching? Watch these avian aerobatics...

Seth Meyers

How Steller's Sea Cows Impacted the Environment They Left Behind

Yes, you POS, that WILL make me happy!

PM Update: Sunny but windy on Monday

What's for Dinner, Sun., Oct. 17, 2021

'For all families and gender identities': WNBA union denounces Texas abortion ban in New York Times

Who Is the Enslaved Child in This Portrait of Yale University's Namesake?

Leftists Dunk on Jordan Peterson After He Concern Trolls About the COVID Vaccines

A pumpkin I decorated

Trump's Temper Was Reportedly So Terrifying and Volatile That Aides Would Hide From Him

Thoughts about cesspools and Q

When Claims of 'Discoveries' in the Amazon Ring False

Revealed: more than 120,000 US sites feared to handle harmful PFAS 'forever' chemicals

'Nobody ever put hands on me before': flight attendants on the air rage epidemic

A family member is in "Halloween Kills"!

Tempe, AZ historical records find school, park, street names linked to KKK members

Brian Stelter shares chilling threats from man angered by his election reporting (CNN)

Modern Crocodiles Are Evolving at a Rapid Rate

When Claims of 'Discoveries' in the Amazon Ring False

Video of Bill and Hillary Clinton thanking hospital workers after he was discharged. Very nice.

Damn Evangelists want to take the fun out of everything- Jesusween

More Shoebill....

2022 IL Congressional Redistricting- Did IL-3(Lipinski/Newman) become less Democratic to protect

Grace Potter and the Nocturnals - Apologies

Top 5 Animal Adaptations BBC Earth

Here is my best friend's son's interview with ABC News re: Indigenous Peoples' Day

The sun! southern MD

The sun sets.

A good laptop, non googlechrome, under $500 or a reliable source for used computers? Help ...

Democrats Weigh Carbon Tax After Manchin Rejects Key Climate Provision

Ted Lieu Lashes Out After DOJ Pushes Back Against Biden's Advice to Prosecute Bannon

Just blending in...

Dog Reviews Food With Son

Conservative wins Hungary opposition race as anti-Orban parties unite

Jill Biden makes high-stakes campaign appearances for the first time as first lady

US Senate seats that Democrats are likely to win in 2022.

Support for governors sliding in states without vaccine mandates: survey

Oooh.....this is a neat cart.

Keep your distance

Hawk's reaction to a wooden mallard...

Progressive Democrats push Biden to advance plans for student loan forgiveness

Being Kyrsten Sinema - How wonderful to be wrapped up in herself

This Guy Can't Stop Rescuing Senior Dogs

Risky business: Some Capitol riot defendants forgo lawyers

Now Manchin is gunning for the Child Tax Credit

WH: 'Cost of the Build Back Better Agenda is $0.'

Cat Rhapsody (humor)


Arizona Attorney General Posts Video to Show Off Nunchucks Skills

Saudi Crown Prince may join leaders of China and Russia in missing crucial climate summit in Glasgow

Fire crews make big gains against Southern California blaze

NY Judge Orders Trump to Testify at a Deposition on Monday, October 18-What Could Possibly Go Wrong

Vast lava rivers from La Palma volcano eruption show no signs of stopping in new satellite photos

A Spacecraft Could use Gravity to Prevent a Dangerous Asteroid Impact

States must stop letting the ultrawealthy dodge taxes -- and the law

Seismic 'Telescope' Reveals a Titanic, Tree-Like Plume Feeding Earth's Volcanoes

As Manchin Blocks Climate Plan, His State Can't Hold Back Floods

The World's Electronic Waste This Year Will Weigh More Than the Great Wall of China