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I thought I heard on the Newshour that progressives might be willing...

Subpoenas could shed light on how Jan. 6 rally came together

Friday Talking Points -- Hurry Up And Wait

Justice Alito's Response To SCOTUS Shadow Docket Criticism - Deadline - MSNBC

They really are the same.

Like a gift??? "my stepmom received it first"

Did George Frayne and Dan Hicks ever tour together?

Sotomayor has DENIED a request by NYC's public school teachers to block the COVID vaccine mandate

Silent Generation folks check in with this GenX'er

S.Carolina could change everything with this movement.

Biden floats $2 trillion price tag social spending package, pushing for cuts to salvage his economic

Beschloss: On Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Humanity

POLITICS Guns, God and abortion are on the American Taliban Court's docket this term:

Trump-Supporting Friend--This Was Never About Donald Trump

Limiting Medicare benefits deepens rift among Hill Democrats

The Republican are laughing their asses off.....

Commander Cody - Beat Me Daddy, 8 to the Bar - 1980

Lebowski's Friday Night "Name The Song From The Lyrics" thread! New Hints Added!

Education Secretary worries Democrats could throw free community college overboard to get Biden's

Tired. Worn out. SOOOOO many COVID funerals.....

Been in manufacturing all my life,

Maddow Blog The investigation into the Russia investigation isn't going well

Chris Hayes just did a great job taking apart the SC

For Domestic Extremist Groups, 'Every Failed Coup Is Just Practice' - Deadline - MSNBC

White House explored whether administration could make payments after debt ceiling breached

Political partisanship in transportation overshadows strong overall support for reform

Having an uplifting experience at work

California To Require Covid Vaccines For Schoolchildren - MSNBC

Stone Kettle Station is rerunning an older article that is absolutely on target

Not tonight, dear - football game on TV

My wife needed a new phone, so we went shopping today

Friday Night Bourbon-Buzz. Officially on vacation. Ask me anything.

Podcasts: what are your favorites?

Serge Gainsbourg - Yay or Nay?

Long-awaited opening of $1.9B Northgate light rail extension is here

Organizers seek to change Lee County, Florida, to Bruce Lee County

First player in MLB history to hit a walk off grand slam in a postseason game

House passes 30-day surface transportation funding extension amid infrastructure stalemate

Rep. Dean: Biden's Message Was 'Don't Work By The Math, Work By The Programs' - Deadline - MSNBC

Cool cops in elevator

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem defends daughter's licensure

Ralps' links for a Mandatory Mike Malloy Truthseeker thread!

the House is gone now for two weeks???

dear dems - the question is why are repubs 100% opposed to all these things?

Virginia woman says neighbor's racist taunts include speakers playing slurs, monkey noises

The Time For Doing Almost Nothing About Climate Change Is Over

Notification from the hospital: two of my patients died this week.

Covid (Pfizer) booster plus Shingles vaccine

Durham's Attempt to Discredit Trump's Enemies Is Falling Apart

Let the gourd times roll - Animals with Pumpkins

Hypocritical GOP Pushes 'Socialism' Narrative While Pushing For Corporate Tax Cuts - The Beat MSNBC



A Light Smattering of Buttholes, Featuring the Defenestration of Corey Lewandowski (Ferret!)

Leon Redbone - Lovesick Blues

Anybody else see the link?

Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor allows NYC schools' COVID vaccine mandate to stay in place

Seth Meyers - Al-Qaeda or ISIS Could Resurface in Afghanistan - Monologue 9/30/21

TFG randomly asked Turkey's president at the 2019 G20 summit whether he'd seen the

Trump and Boris Johnson once spent a considerable part of a meeting discussing how strong kangaroos

US surpasses 700,000 Covid-19 deaths

Phil Lesh and Friends - Cosmic Charlie

A pill for Covid, seriously...

A US Marine told a Trump rally he was 'the guy that pulled the baby over the wall' in Afghanistan.

Something's Very Wrong with the Times

OwlKitty as Princess Leia


Got an email from Berkeley Electric Cooperative

Such a cute Jabba!

Senator Manchin on his yacht lied to his constituents.

Oh my fucking God, get the fucking vaccine already, you fucking fucks!

'Woke?' Republicans Are Trying To Ban Words And Phrases From Being Taught In Schools - All In MSNBC

John Prine playing Steve Goodman,,,My Old Man.

Cuba aims to fully inoculate 90% of residents against COVID-19 by December

DNA markers reveal if you shared a womb with twin that didn't survive

Whoopi Goldberg To Remain On 'The View' After Striking New Deal

Monsters Zoom meeting getting ready for Halloween!

Hah!1 - "Turns out I was social distancing the whole time" - a novelty item

Chris Hayes On The Chorus Of Whining Coming From The Supreme Court Justices - All In - MSNBC

The Pacific Air Show in Huntington Beach.

Judge Asked Why TX Didn't Enforce Its Own Abortion Ban If It's "Confident" The Law Is Constitutional

Deluded Editorial: Democrats will thank Joe Manchin for protecting them from Progressive excess. NOT

This is insulting.

Feinstein introduces bill to require vaccinations or tests for domestic air travel

Biden Floats $2 Trillion Reconciliation Bill

'Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid' TV Series in the Works

The name

Feeling discouraged. And Frustrated.

Guinness World Record: fastest on two hands

John Denver - "Country Road"

A federal court has ordered the @FEC to take action against the NRA for illegal election spending

Guinness World Record: Solving Rubik's cube while juggling

'Kraken Queen' Sidney Powell Is Now on Trump's 'No-Go List'

Black Sabbath - It's Alright

Washington DC Police have issued "Ribbons of Valor" to officers who responded with heroism

Senate to try to pass 30-day highway bill Saturday after GOP objection

'Audit' expert Shiva Ayyadurai didn't understand election procedures. He made a number of false...

Black Sabbath - Wheels of Confusion / The Straightener

Real Time with Bill Maher (HBO) - 10/1/21

Biden .."could" declare ..".No Federal Funds Unless All Students Vaccinated.."

Feds arrested former FLA congressional candidate Jeremy Brown for activities related to Jan 6

Black Sabbath - Solitude

Heard on WSM Nashville tonight (Gran Ole Opry(

How do I "do" a date? Years ago, when I was a 'ute, "Wanna go to a movie? club? Whatever?"

Marine at trump rally lied about hoisting baby over wall

The Sutherland Brothers and Quiver - You Got Me Anyway - Another of my chain listens from the 1970

So what are we to make of Blake's "Jerusalem"?

"I was told that he didn't want metaline in his body for religious purposes"

There is no off-ramp on anti-CRT legislation highway. It is a one-way ticket to insanity.

I am in that "we are all going to die, soon" mindset

Apparently there is something cool in this picture

The Nun (from Conjuring fam) Sings a Song!

Murkowski bemoans surge of covid cases in Alaska, decries Nazi references about mask mandate

I've had 2 shots of Wild Turkey and 2 Stag Lagers

Mick Mulvaney's Niece Among 11 Subpoenaed By House Committee Investigating Jan. 6 Riot

Two NYPD officers probed for suspected affiliation with far-right militia Oath Keepers

Senior Homeland Security leaders pushed unfounded antifa conspiracy at 2020 Portland protests,...

John Fogerty & Brad Paisley - Bad Moon Rising, Live

Jim Croce, "I Have to Say I Love You In A Song

MAGATS think Merck's new Covid-19 pill is just Ivermectin rebranded

Republicans Up Hostility Towards Science

Lin Wood's grasp on reality is totally gone...

Shadow, on the bed. It'll take a cookie to get her to leave for her own bed.

Shadow, on the bed. It'll take a cookie to get her to leave for her own bed.

Richard Ojeda SHREDS Matt Gaetz For 'Frat Boy' Attitude

Jan. 6 Committee Chair: Witnesses Who Defy Subpoenas Will Face Criminal Contempt Referrals - MSNBC

Leavenworth to ditch beer garden for next year's Oktoberfest

Despite Grim Milestone, New Hope Of Pill On The Horizon In The Fight Against Covid- Ali Velshi MSNBC

Ivermectin, two other drugs being tested in clinical trial in Tennessee (not a joke!)

Apple TV - Jon Stewart

Man charged with arson after attack on Democratic Party headquarters in Austin

California becomes first US state to require Covid-19 vaccination for students, governor says

DeJoy's Plan To Make U.S. Mail Slower Reignites Calls For His Ouster - Ali Velshi - MSNBC

Does bigotry thrive within the right wing?

Sol Gabetta plays Vivaldi and Chelleri

Suspect Arrested In Fire Attack On Democratic Party Office In Texas - Ali Velshi - MSNBC

NWSL Commissioner Baird resigns amid scandal

D.C. National Guard Chief: Trump Pentagon Screwed Up Riot Response

Dozens of reproductive rights marches slated across Florida

Why We Need to Upgrade Our Face Masks--and Where to Get Them

President Biden Oct 1

On The Hill, Biden Tries To Unite Democrats On His Agenda - The 11th Hour - MSNBC

Outdoor Clothing Giant Patagonia Is Brewing Regenerative Beer That Helps Sequester Carbon

Puerto Ricans protest after days of power outages the government blames on seaweed

This School In Hong Kong Is Planting The City's First Miyawaki Forest

Mexico: Museums display artifacts recovered from abroad

Brazilian community to demonstrate at The Spire over government's handling of Covid crisis

DeSantis can't restrain his white-supremacist instincts, but maybe Florida voters will

So the current negotiating number is between 1.9 and 2.3tn dollars.

did u know the odius David Koch survived an LAX plane crash that killed 35 people?

Stephen Colbert - Monologue, Apology to Milwaukee and Opening - 10/1/21

Miami Commissioner Faces Retraction Demand for Incendiary Remarks at Special Meeting About

Orange County firefighters sue county over COVID-19 vaccine mandate

Trump asks Florida judge to force Twitter to restart his account

Feeling helpless in the first world

Spent a day in Provincetown, MA

What A Difference A Day Makes - Dinah Washington

How Gov. Justice's massive transfer of pandemic aid to a jobless trust fund didn't do much for some

For first time, Dubai Expo 2020 says 5 workers died on site

Congratulations DU! I did an online search using the word "rethugs" and one

Lawsuit filed to challenge charter schools in West Virginia unless county voters are given chance to

If I could talk with Manchin and Sinema, I would refer them to recent history, as in 2009-2010.

Newly described horned dinosaur from New Mexico was the earliest of its kind

FBI Arrests 'Airhead' Mother-Son Team Who Raided Pelosi's Office During Capitol Attack

More monoclonal antibodies needed immediately, say West Virginia hospital & health department

Republicans gear up to inflict maximum pain on Democrats as the debt default deadline inches closer

Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

Thumbing through DU

Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

Philippine president announces retirement from politics

He's gone full Farquaad.

John Lithgow as Rudy Giuliani is something you're gonna want to see

Fiona Hill: "Thatcher & Reagan helped to drive the nail into the coffin of 20-century industry"

Get radical!

Biden's Schedule for Saturday, October 2, 2021

Jason Aldean Reacts to Backlash Over Wife's Anti-Biden Post: 'I Will Never Apologize for My Beliefs'

I gave Mittens the briefest of pets, this morning

2 children in Virginia dead from COVID in 3-day span

As Bikers Throng the Streets, 'It's Like Paris Is in Anarchy' - rising tensions with pedestrians

WTF? 'Devious licks' asks students via TikTok to 'smack a staff member.'

China sends more than three dozen warplanes in skies near Taiwan in largest incursion yet

Manufactured Outrage

Stoned At The Nail Salon

Fired worker awarded $30K after restaurant co-worker used wrong pronouns

Breakfast Saturday 2 October 2021

On this day, October 2, 2018, Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi was assassinated.

Nothing to see here...just a normal turtle out for a stroll.

Weekend TOONs - Justice Alito Doth Protest Too Much

Been watching The Borgias on Netflix

So did the Governor of South Dakota have an affair

I bought my kids dinner -- and saw firsthand how overdraft fees punish the poor

Not sure what to think about this.

Sleater Kinney--one of my faves:

Why Billionaires Love to Park Their Dynastic Wealth in Places Like South Dakota. 'Dynasty Trusts'

Mississippi aid program gave little help to renters but millions to a top law firm

The Dollar Store is Dead

It's not the Democrats. It's the media that is screwing up the Build Back Better message.

Dollar Tree to Sell More Items Above $1 as Costs Rise

On January 6, Park Police were instructed to take no law enforcement action and "let it happen"

Train derailments like the Montana incident are rare, but other rail-related deaths are on the rise

Hacked Oath Keepers Records Show Active Members Of Law Enforcement And The Military Tried To Join

OUR REVOLUTION sent an email raising funds to Primary Senator Sinema.

Yikes. Sandstorm hits Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Texas lawmaker introduces uber-unconstitutional resolution to make the Bible the official state book

Local GOP Proudly Endorses Sweaty Anti-Semite For Post Falls, Idaho School Board

No Australian Carbon Policy, But At Least Scotty From Marketing Has An Advertising Campaign

Video: Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd as Walter Cronkite and Jimmy Carter, 1977, SNL.

Attorney for teenager who ran over 6 cyclists outside Houston speaks out

Are Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger dictating the pace of the Committee investigation?

Yet Another High School Football Team Sexual Assault Hazing

somone posted about a ss cola and how prices go up before hand?

Groucho was born on this date.

Climate Deniers Who Praised 1/6 Insurrection Terribly Worried By Imaginary Surge In Green Violence

Reverend William J. Barber, II, on Facebook, Keeping The Pressure On Whom It Belongs -- Joe Manchin

Stop the GOP Taliban

What a crazy week! Our cook stove ovens keep dying, so we finally gave in and ordered

Brian Cranston and LEGO Jerry Seinfeld.

Meet Snowflake.

Local GOP Proudly Endorses Sweaty Anti-Semite For Post Falls, Idaho School Board

Frightfully accurate

S4:E10 (Stitt Fit - The Tantrums of an Oklahoma Governor)

Great side effect of vaccine mandates

"Let's Make America Great Again" - Trump? No- Ronald Reagan slogan

NTSB urges railroads to boost safety measures for workers on the rails

Anyone else notice slow packages, no matter who is delivering them?

Trying to force Twitter to take him back,

Wyoming librarians under fire for books about sex, LGBTQ

'Everybody is frustrated,' Biden says as his agenda stalls

Poll after poll shows

for the coming

Every. Single. Woman.

Good Day DU (October 2, 2021)

Businesses acknowledge climate change with insurance premium hikes!

Who is the WORST political cartoonist?

UPDATE on John Pavlovitz

Have You Noticed People Not Pronouncing Their T's?

Sinema and Manchin's plan crashes and burns after a key miscalculation

Do not forgive or forget what co-conspirators and apparatchiks... helped to manifest.

Don't get the vaccine, drink Pepsi. Tiffany Cross just pointed out the ridiculousness

The Allman Brothers Band - Ramblin' Man (Lyric Video)

2942 new cases on the AZ Dashboard today, Sat; 95 deaths

If you had to pick one actor/actress and from now on could only watch movies with them in it...

Bannon details Taliban-style takeover of US Gov't in 2022 and 2024

Some of dis some of dat

Sinema Leaves DC for High-End Corporate Fundraiser as She Blocks Biden Spending Bill

Uh, about Detroit ?

NEW ELEVEN FILMS: The #AmericanWoman Trailer

Another year, another Women's March - this time in rural Florida

NEW ELEVEN FILMS: The #AmericanWoman Trailer

As redistricting gets under way, Democrats' prospects looking brighter

Traffic lights gone dark. Factories shut down. What caused China's power crisis?

Abortion rights advocates will march across U.S. to protest restrictive laws

Big Sky is back.......yippie.....

Democratic senator dings the GOP for going a decade without new ideas

Eve of Destruction, applicable today,

Texas Aims to Crack Down on Abortion Pills Sent by Mail

The Emotions - Key To My Heart

Loud and Proud Appreciation thread for President Joe Biden!

TFG's lawyers are begging a federal judge in Florida to force Twitter to restore his account

Trump asks court to force Twitter to reinstate his account

'Pearls Before Swine' - "Where do you think that burger came from?"

2 African lions at Birmingham Zoo test positive for COVID-19, make full recovery (

Manchin said in January he'd be okay with $4 trillion in infrastructure, but now he wants a lot less

My beautiful girl

Alabama gave out just 8 percent of federal money meant to help renters (

Bowing to Progressives, Pelosi Says Infrastructure Will Pass Once Dems Agree on Spending Bill

What if -- and stick with me for a minute, because this is a pretty far out concept

Just saw The Life of Pi

Website to opt out of Washington's new long-term care tax crashes on first day

A look at high court's top cases in new term starting Monday

womens march in austin

Ok I looked but can't find a good answer. Why do people put "we the people" decals

So many warnings about Chrome browser

Biden to host lawmakers at White House next week amid impasse on his agenda

John Kerry expresses optimism about upcoming climate summit

womens march in austin this morning

About Face: Death and surrender to power in the clothing of men.

Has anyone heard how Solly Mack

Why You Suddenly Need To Delete Google Chrome

Trump Supporters Demand another NEW Arizona Audit After Trump Loses Again

Got my first reusable bags in Washington state. Walmart pickup run. Okay with me I suppose. All I

Women's March targets Supreme Court, with abortion on line

It's Hard For Democrats To Provide What Other Countries Have To Our People

My little Madoc is such handsome, handsome boy

Amazon grant boosts King County effort to complete key Eastrail segment

Cartoons 10/2/2021

Sturgill covering Nirvana

Giuliani admits under oath that he got some of his evidence of alleged election fraud from Facebook

I needed to pick up a 90-day refill for my old man pills.

JD Vance Goes Full Brownshirt And Says Government Should Punish "Woke" Companies

Before Merck backed COVID antiviral, TFG turned it down

I just finished Landslide

In Portugal, There Is Virtually No One Left to Vaccinate

My "back" button is working differently...

A non-Black student asked teacher to grade Black students with "leniency" after George Floyd's death

do you think that the california anti smoking iniatives worked ? y/n

Feeling cheated, ranchers are opting out of the meatpacking system. Biden is backing them up.

Anyone knows what happened to progree?

Oats Studio on Neflix. Alien Invasion series with Sigourney Weaver.

Shaking my head. I know a person who is opposed to our socialist, tyrannical (which

Toll rate increases go into effect for Seattle's SR 99 tunnel, Tacoma Narrows Bridge

"Overtly Racist" GOP Mailers Depict Black VA Delegate "Bound and Hanging By Taut Rope"

For those who like DnD, this is the most hilarious one-shot ever recorded...

Biden knew what...

CDC Announces Approval of ICD-10 Code for Post-Acute Sequelae of COVID-19

Sinema slams delay of infrastructure vote: 'Inexcusable'

Lying bastards at America Next running commercials....

Don Winslow #MarchForReproductiveRights

Don Winslow #MarchForReproductiveRights

Progressives hit back after moderates take aim at Pelosi

Womens March in Houston

Assuming it's when, not if (which I believe)

Morgan doing a 'Glamor' pose

Biden Pledges To Pass Both Infrastructure, Social Spending Bills

Did you know that Sinema had voted 50.4% of the time supporting Trump?

Tiny Puppies Were So Scared Until They Got Rescued

The Women's Marches today totaled over 600 cities

What to expect if you encounter a wolf

The Americanization of Europe

You raised $10.00 on October 1, 2021

Imagine what a non-native speaker would think of this sentence?

That was a hell of a shaker

MSHA citations reveal mine unsanitary conditions left WV miners even more vulnerable to COVID-19

What Republicans don't want women to remember

European-Japanese space mission gets 1st glimpse of Mercury

Arizona Democrats' frustration with Sinema comes to a head

Channel that live-streams all the MAGA rallies banned by YouTube for 7 days

Dog gets lollipop he begged for - Now what he asks?

body of missing Miya Marcano found

Hack exposes law enforcement officers who signed up to join anti-government Oath Keepers

More Than Half of America's 100 Richest People Exploit Special Trusts to Avoid Estate Taxes

Rudy Guiliani says he got election fraud 'evidence' from Facebook

As IATSE Workers Go Public, Pressure Mounts on Studios Amid Looming Strike

Thousands pour into downtown Dallas to rally for abortion rights and to blast Texas' SB 8 law

Thousands pour into downtown Dallas to rally for abortion rights and to blast Texas' SB 8 law

Alabama gov signs bill to use covid funds to build prisons

It's Back! --- ** SNL ** --- Saturday Night Live ---

Cross posted from GD by request

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Jayapal: 4% Of Democrats In The House and Senate Are Blocking Build Back Better From Passing

What's for Dinner, Sat., Oct. 2, 2021

As IATSE Workers Go Public, Pressure Mounts on Studios Amid Looming Strike

'Unquestionably a game changer!' Antiviral pill cuts COVID-19 hospitalization risk

Maybe she just wants her office redecorated...?

Man arrested in Molotov cocktail attack on Austin Dems' HQ

Tweet of the Day

Bonus Tweet of the Day

California Beachfront Property Taken From Black Couple Nearly 100 Years Returned to Descendants

Is the light upon us.

Woman's March 10/2/21 Ft Worth, TX

Fusion research and PR spin

Every. Single. Woman.

DWS: Cody Rigsby Contracts COVID-19 (Again) After Partner Cheryl Burke's Positive Test

DEBUT: Rod Serling's 'The Twilight Zone' premiered 62 years ago, October 2, 1959, on CBS

Here's my latest Cell Phone Saga! This last Monday I attempted to renew the

When a snake fights a rat, there is no winner...

Mass protests in Brazil call for Bolsonaro's impeachment

Who is the craziest MF repuker?

Marching with my bitches...

Boneless chicken...

Here's why I've cut back on my cable news consumption. By a LOT.

Is it fair to call Biden's $3.5 trillion plan another New Deal?

Czech law mandates the increased use of nuclear energy.

She's welcome at Lindell properties....

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez @AOC: Even if you're a person that fully believes in means testing

#7 Cincinnati defeats #9 Notre Dame

Update on Snowflake.

Rape has always been legal in Texas with a few distinct exceptions

Name a band that was invited to play at Woodstock but declined

When New Mexico defeated Texas in 1841, a territory cheered

Maine pharmacists flag ivermectin prescriptions from people seeking drug for COVID

We should just give way to beat this logic.

My Baby Makes Me Gravy

3rd Alaska hospital invokes crisis care mode

WVU Medicine remains in crisis care mode

School Board Members

Venture capitalist wanted to split California into six. Now, he wants to gut public unions.

What cult expert thinks about the anti-vaccine movement (CNN)

Tv commercial for Hendricks gin...

Message for Senator Manchin on his yacht.

I'm in a bit of a pickle...

Say hello to Ghost of Paul Revere, covering the Bluegrass classic


NWSL commissioner resigns as league calls off weekend matches after accusations of sexual misconduct

'That Just About Does It' - Vern Goslin

Clayton Kershaw back on the I.L.

"Set 'em Up Joe" - Vern Gosdin

Omarosa Kicked Trump's Butt. Here is the How, the Why & What it Means for Other Books About Trump

Drew Carey Kills It In His First Appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson - 11/08/1991

Watch Rachel Maddow Highlights: October 1st (MSNBC)

845,930 is greater than 32,379: Vaccine & Myocarditis study withdrawn due to miscalculation

This make sense to anybody?

NYT op ed: Britain Is Heading Into a Nightmarish Winter

Bride's Grandmother Tells a Dirty Joke at Wedding Reception

Report: 9 NYC firefighters suspended over racist messages

Alan Jackson - 'Here In The Real World' (Official Music Video)

Alice In Chains - I Stay Away (Official Video)

Damn, these signs are good (Women's March):

Moe Bandy "Hank Williams You Wrote My Life"

Oregon ate it. Stanford 31-24 OT

Extra Bonus Tweet of the Day

David Brooks: This is Why We Need to Spend $4 Trillion

Van Morrison - 'Tupelo Honey'

Five Stories from Europe You May Have Missed