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Archives: May 16, 2021

Remember these names. Send them home.

The anti-masking issue is the same as it was last month

Republican Maricopa County Recorder calls out unhinged lies in New Trump statement

Benjamin Netanyahu is a fascist bloody thirsty dirt bag

How White America Voted in 2020

The GOP hivemind keeps it doubling down on its biggest loser

Republicans Refuse to Move On from Donald Trump: A Closer Look

Britain to treble tree planting by 2024 to fight climate change

Reporter who saw Marjorie Taylor Greene chase AOC through Congress said she was definitely screaming

Tweet about five boats that sunk during trump's "boat parade" in Texas:

'She's just not that into you': Swalwell's message to Greene about beef with AOC (CNN)

Daschle had a different approach than LBJ, but both sought to advance the country, not their own

Many GOP politicians cannot believe that the Party lost.

Rep. Maxine Waters threatens to sue Fox News after 'false claims,' citing death threats

Charges pressed against Colombia's government before International Criminal Court

Neo-Nazi arrested after dumping 3 dead bodies at Albuquerque hospital: FBI

Increasingly active younger voters liberalize US electorate

S.D. Attorney General Ravnsborg moves along with his life, while Joe Boever's family waits for

US lawmakers want to suspend aid to Colombia's police

The Daily Show: What the Hell Happened This Week? - Week of 5/10/21

Israel/Palestine conflict... "I imagine God is weary...

A 50-car train derailed in Minnesota

Teenage suicide sparks deadly uprising in southwest Colombia

Vaccine passports inevitable, says airport boss

Masks and social distancing may still be needed for people with compromised immunity

In a MAGA where the governing ideal is

Dentures....they suck.

Good evening!

The Daily Show: What Is Ransomware? - If You Don't Know, Now You Know

Wearing a mask or not wearing a mask. ( i feel it will only be answered ONE WAY)

Rep Andrew Clyde's Lies About Capitol Attack Make Him Star Defense Witness in Insurrectionist Trials

Missing tiger found

Republican Arizona election official says Trump "unhinged"

'Sins of our past': Leaders apologize for 1970 Jackson State shootings

Witness in George Floyd trial gets vacation, and new friendship, from Seal Beach man

The CDC does not issue mask mandates. State governments do.

The Daily Show - Unsolved Mysteries: Why Can't Republicans Say "Joe Biden Won The Election"?

"Capitol Rioter's Excellent Vacation on Trump's Campaign Trail"

One of the First Truck Stop Vaccination Pop-Up Sites Held on Seneca Nation

SNL: Tonight: it's Keegan-Michael Key and musical guest Olivia Rodrigo n/t

North Carolina jury awards $75m to brothers wrongly convicted of 1983 murder

The nation's largest nurses union condemns guidance for masks

Daily Beast Reports Shocking New Matt Gaetz Allegations

"Democrats Need to Be the Biggest, Weirdest Tent They've Ever Been"

Jory Fleming: How to Be Human: An Autistic Man's Guide to Life

Reality check: Proof-of-vax passports have been a thing for generations--Yellow Fever for instance..

Here is Jovan Pulitzer tonight, the man behind the Maricopa fraudit

Since it is obvious that compromat controls the Republican Party,

I just watched an older James Bond movie, and I will be damned if he doesn't remind me of me.

The Lou's own son, Stringz EMB. "Lights On"

May American greed not ruin your experiment in socialism..

Shabbat Shalom & All My Love

MSNBC American Voices, May 15, Interview w/ L. Cheney

I was caught off guard by the change in the CDC mask guidance. I was confused and skeptical.

Newman, Cooder,,,,than Linda Ronstadt

Tenzing Norgay: A genuine hero

Arizona lawmaker threatens to sue constituents for mentioning he was at the Capitol riot

Bucketheads: Season 1 (OFFICIAL TRAILER)

Jefferson Starship "Jane" (HQ)

AOC SHUTS DOWN Unhinged Marjorie Taylor Greene

Dead, 1972, Hunerardt Jahr Halle , Frankfort, Germany, 1972

'She's just not that into you': Swalwell's message to Greene about beef with AOC

*Live from Hollywood Bowl * Dudamel and the LA Phil

CDC's Big Mask Change Went From Science to Secret to Surprise


MO-SEN: Democratic Kansas City, Mo., mayor eyes Senate run

the black keys from colbert's show -- does this song remind you of another song or band from 70s?

☦ The Orthodox Christian Prison Ministry

Art of Noise - Catwalk

Trumpism on Long Island, New York

Getting Better

The Colonial Pipeline shutdown: latest news and how the US can prepare for next time - PBS NewsHour

SNL: No More Masks Cold Open

☦ Orthodox Christianity: St. James 3:14-16

Frederick Douglass vs Thomas Jefferson. Epic Rap Battles of History

Zuill Bailey plays the cello.

An Entire County Just Paid Thousands to Join a Far-Right Group

Something to tell your anti-vax family members

SNL: Weekend Update

US Marshal accused of framing ex-girlfriend in 'rape fantasy' plot

First Look is on TV now and I recall seeing this segment (I think). K9 Rescue Prison Program

Transportation pilot for older Mainers, people with disabilities passes committee

SNL: High School Graduation

Damon Weaver, Child Reporter Who Interviewed Obama, Dies at 23

Europe's Jupiter spacecraft enters crucial testing phase

Acosta to House GOP: This isn't about 'BS,' it's about betraying your country (CNN)

Tweet of the Day

Cops Apologize for Mistakenly Detaining, Handcuffing First Black Judge on B.C. Supreme Court

Vaughan Williams and Arutiunian: Compositions for Tuba

The number of US Senate seats the Democrats are gonna have after the 2022 US Senate Elections is 54.

He met real-life aliens. Now he's suing people who corroborate his story for trademark-infringement.

Hundreds of bodies found buried along Indian riverbanks

Wild Horses Adopted Under a Federal Program Are Going to Slaughter

Two by Henriette Renie

The Indian COVID variant, B.1.617, is expected to become the dominant variant in the UK

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Sense Of Humor Edition

Bald Eagles Are Back. And They Want to Eat Your Pets.

One of the most insightful drawings that I have ever seen.

Biden's Schedule for Sunday, May 16, 2021

Fans Revolt Against MAGA Team Owners

On this day, May 16, 1972, this was the major story on the front page of the New York Times.

Royal Family PISSED Over 'Trump Train' MAGA Queen

Hey MAGAs (Miley rocks)

Israeli strikes kill 26, topple buildings in Gaza City

Lincoln Project attack ad says 'everyone' calls Trump 'old' and 'impotent'

The scumbag Republicans gleefully criticize President Biden when he follows US code for our flag.

Pub Choir sings 'To Love Somebody' (Bee Gees)

Brushfire threatens homes in Los Angeles' Pacific Palisades

So, it seems that we do NOT have a family of SKUNKS living in the woods behind our house...

Breakfast Sunday 16 May 2021

Space Force commander fired after comments made on conservative podcast

What do you call a war criminal who is in charge of a favored nation?

Qu Qlux Qaren and Qen

Russian actress will flight to the ISS for the first film to be shot in space

GOP Leadership

It might be less confusing if we referred to Liz Cheney as a "Republican" and called McCarthy and

Texas Legislature approves bill to ban residential wholesale electricity plans

Drug case falls apart, raising questions about existence of informant

I thought the cdc was to provide best recommendations for the community

Masks are very cheap insurance, actually for most free

Blue California has staggering $75B budget surplus

Growing Power Outages Grave Threat For Those Dependent On Medical Devices To Live; Climate Change

In Exclusive Jailhouse Letter, Capitol Riot Defendant Explains Motives, Remains Boastful

Minneapolis: Drug case falls apart, raising questions about existence of secret informant

Subpoena Issued in Probe of Trump Ambassador Pick

2/3 Of Lake Okeechobee Covered By Cyanobacteria; Toxic Bloom Moving Into Caloosahatchee River

Israel showed US 'smoking gun' on Hamas in AP office tower, officials say

Dear DU Friends, I am asking for your help if you are or were active in your County Dem Party

Homeless man wins civil rights suit against St. Louis County.

GOP election official in the Arizona county targeted by ballot recount called Trump 'unhinged'...

Democrats are going retain control of the US Senate in 2022. Here is how-

Ghost Forest Researcher: All Along The Atlantic Coast, Seawater Steadily Pushing Salt Inland

How close did the "attempted coup" come to succeeding?

I had some work done on my house and the handyman

Do DUers think Bibi would have started this crap

Improved ladder wagon in use...

Republicans' conflicting message: Embracing Trump election lie is key to prominence, just stop...

Will The Circle Be Unbroken

"It's Just Utterly Pathetic" - GQP's Environmental "Policies" A Toxic Stew Of Grievance & Paranoia

'The right decision wrongly handled': Inside the Biden administration's abrupt reversal on masks

Nasty end to an eventful trip (i.e. take American Airlines at your peril).

Boris Johnson Takes 50-Minute Chopper Flight To Promote New Bicycle Program (About 2 Hrs By Train)

Getting ready to make a chocolate ganache for a

Cheney: I can't ignore Trump because he 'continues to be a real danger'

'Complicit': Liz Cheney nails Kevin McCarthy for withholding 'important information' about Jan. 6

The 60-Year-Old Scientific Screwup That Helped Covid Kill

I tried coco-cola on a very slow (not stopped up) bathtub drain and it worked well.

Why I think a lot of the blame for pandemic in America and Worldwide rests on Trump's head.

The Trump lobbyist and the 'sex tape': Behind Dominic Foppoli's combative response to sexual assault

"I See a Red Door; Don't Want It Painted Black"

Myanmar junta attacks western town that resisted coup

Chuck Todd Calls Out Dan Crenshaw for Blaming 'Liberal' Media Over Questions on Trump's Lies:...

Why does this happen? It's driving me nuts.

Woody Herman was born on this date.

On this day, May 16, 1919, Liberace was born.

Even Now, After 100+ Deaths In February Cold Crash, TX Legislature Balking At NG Weatherization Bill

Donald Trump's new blog crashed after he posted an unverified claim about election fraud in Arizona

Robert Fripp has a birthday today.

482 new cases on the AZ Dashboard today, Sun; 7 deaths

Good Day DU (May 16, 2021)

Album released on this date in 1966

Album released on this date in 1966

Former porn star Mary Carey files paperwork for California governor

Mask mandates, social distancing, and limited capacity are not just "minor inconveniences".

Fighting the Big Grocery Monopoly

On May 15, 1948, Brian Peter George St John le Baptiste de la Salle Eno, aka Brian Eno, was born.

"Conservatism" is every bit as much of a disease as Covid

I believe the definition of trump will append over time.

Task Force created to increase rate of college graduation in Black males

Two-thirds of California's counties are in a drought emergency. Get used to it.

What is first major news event you recall as child?

Great public support

The For the People Act's Missing Piece

On this day, May 16, 1905, Henry Fonda was born.

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt ousted from Tulsa Race Massacre commission

Sure seems like Fox News Sunday/Chris Wallace knows something by his questions here...

My two cents on the I/P conflict

The City Where Police Unleash Dogs On Black Teens

Arizona GOP Official Calls Out Trump's 'Unhinged' Election Rant

I guess when you have nothing else better to do in your life make other's miserable

Where Can Americans Travel Right Now?

This is MY COUNTRY.. this is MY UNITED STATES.. and all are welcome

Poll: "Looking ahead to '22 and '24, what do Republicans think the party's strategy should be?"

CBS News poll: Republicans weigh in on Liz Cheney and direction of GOP

Which US Senate Election in 2022 do the Democrats have a better chance to win? GA or NH(Sununu-R)?

Ricky Schroder harasses a Costco employee over face masks

As GOP restricts voting, Democrats move to expand access

A surge of newcomers pack Georgia GOP meetings across state

You don't just walk into Iceland and get a pizza!

Ukraine seized Chernobyl vodka. The scientists who made it want it back

Effects from Plea Change

Slavery, Jesus, And The Existence Of God - The Atheist Experience

What Fiction are you reading this week, May 16, 2021?

Guy Finds A Stray Kitten, Bikes Around The World With Her For Two Years

The AZ audit is accomplishing its goal...

Rep. Bill Pascrell Slams McCarthy Over Biden Attack: 'Kim Jong Un's Flunkies' Are Cringing

Put me in the paranoid group but I think some people are nuts...

I used to be able to talk to "conservatives"

Words you don't hear a lot now days?

Fauci: Vaccinated people become 'dead ends' for the coronavirus

So Jared Kushner zero for three, four ??????

A 4-year-old boy was found on a street 'murdered in a violent act,' Dallas police say

This man builds tiny replica cars.

Maya Wiley Lands Major Endorsement From Rep. Hakeem Jeffries

An observation: DU posts condemning Hamas are curiously few and far between.

If it's not cloudy, this evening, there should be a good sighting of the space station.

Arizona audit funding cloaked in secrecy

Wild horses "adopted" under Trump-era program sold for slaughter

They Claim To Be Super Patriots ...

Democrats guide to retaining control of the US Senate in 2022 is WI(Godlewski-D v Johnson-R).

When you're smalll, but feisty

Here Comes Honey Cuckoo

Cartoons 5/16/2021

DHS warns extremists may strike as coronavirus restrictions ease

Using the "Reply-To" field in email

I just saw the most amazing game winning goal

Minneapolis suburb OKs roadmap for policing changes

Anti-maskers and COVID deniers have been yelling about 'freedom' since the pandemic began. Now many

America's Deadly Domestic Extremism Worst In 24 Years, Reveals New FBI Report

The Surreal World Of California's Salton Sea - From Accident To Glamor To Accelerating Decay

Where the GOP got its rage

Krebs on Biden's cybersecurity executive order: 'It's a really ambitious plan'

"35 arrests in New Mexico and Massachusetts, and a history of domestic violence"

Biden just dethroned the Welfare Queen

Republican Arizona election official says Trump 'unhinged'. Democratic DU user says 'no shit'.

Clever way to "fix" that dent.

Are you a Republican who regrets blaming Trump for the insurrection? Then you need Insurrectigone.

Amnesty International Calls For ICC Investigation


"I'm being falsely accused of exchanging money for naughty favors," says Matt Gaetz.

"I like Presidents who sleep." Long Reddit thread.

Cheswick, PA, hunter nails 'triple trophy' for big game

Bubbling Muddy Water Yellowstone NP

Man charged with wife's murder illegally cast her ballot for Trump

AP's top editor calls for probe into Israeli airstrike

Dallas prosecutor disbarred for withholding evidence that could have cleared men of murder charges

John Kerry: US climate envoy criticised for optimism on clean tech

Following Bidding War, Montana Ranch to Sell for Around Its $136.25 Million Asking Price

walter santi: The 'Pregnant' Cat That I Looked After For 45 Days Turned Out To Be Just Fat

STOCK MARKET WATCH - Monday, 17 May 2021

'Kiss A Pig' fundraiser returns

Cosmetic Surgeons Are Building L.A. Megamansions, and the Results Are Over-the-top

Marjorie Taylor Greene Is Acting Like Glenn Close in 'Fatal Attraction'

MAGAt went on OAN to argue that there should be govt subsidies for people to get free firearms

The Great Divide-Republicanism and Vaccine Hesitancy Summary

Man previously convicted for murder and escaping prison gets 30 years for attempted kidnapping

Local journalists collaborating with national journalists to get the story straight, because

Putting magnets over your injection site

Fauci says pandemic exposed 'undeniable effects of racism'

Covid: Taiwan orders toughest curbs amid infections spike

Report: 25 AR-15 Rifles Missing From Miami Police Department's Inventory

Did you notice the Republicans minimizing the attack upon our Capitol were reading their comments?

Small percentage of fully vaccinated still get covid

Beaches Glowing With Bioluminescence

No alternative to vaccine passports, says Dubai airport boss

Brooklyn Center City Council approves police reform resolution

Tonight @ 8pm & 11pm ET: What happened to the Republican Party?

What's for Dinner, Sun., May 16, 2021

Devin Nunes Goes Full Psycho On Fox And Claims The US Funded COVID 19 Creation

Pathocrats: ever wonder why MTG and others like her have a following?

Devin Nunes Goes Full Psycho On Fox And Claims The US Funded COVID 19 Creation

High Noon Mid-Autumn in Marfa, Texas

The Familect of Culture Study

The disinformation machine you've never heard of, how Christian fundamentalists brainwash millions

The grands and I are sad right now. Went to COSCO for the first time in almost a year.

Arrest made after boy, 4, found slain on Dallas street

Mom paid $590 a week to support her teen's weed habit

I love Visions and Le Creuset cookware

How partisan polarization drives the spread of fake news

Can we get a warning when someone is about to show a picture of Failure 45?

Tweet of the Day

Officials: Fentanyl overdoses spreading across Georgia

Republican congressman calls out 'bogus' claims by GOP colleagues downplaying Capitol riot

Second Amendment sanctuaries facing 1st court test in Oregon

I thought this was interesting. I cook a lot and often "google" recipes, often going to.....

Islamic nations slam Israel -- and each other's ties to it

Lauren Boebert's request for 'favorite Bible verses' did not go well -- at all

Arrests in UK over claims antisemitic abuse hurled from cars

Republican governors are refusing aid from Democrats in Washington.

"Metropolitan" on TCM at 8:00PM

Israel showed US 'smoking gun' on Hamas in AP office tower, officials say

Hazey Jane II

Need help with Uber

No One Wants to Work [For You] Anymore: The End of Oligopsony

Name something that can run, but has no legs.

Daniel Patrick Moynihan Was Often Right. Joe Klein on Why It Still Matters.

Bonus Tweet of the Day

The AP says they'd been actively checking to make sure Hamas didn't work in their building.

Isn't this a Great Blue Heron? Why did he show up today at

GOP Michigan Sen. Mike Shirkey Pictured With Whitmer Kidnap Plot Suspect

Is the internet dying?

How is your church handling the pandemic developments?

Headlines I love: Pro-Trump Prophet Jeff Jansen Leaves Wife, Ministry to 'Pursue His Own Desires'

Has everyone seen HBO's "Q: Into the Storm"? What did you think?

Cult Country

Bill aims to rein in Maine's drug trafficking law, among the nation's harshest

Does your pet have a favorite song?

Liz Cheney Calls On FBI To Investigate Kevin McCarthy's 'Complicit' Role In Jan. 6 Attack

THE DARK AGES: Just How Dark Were They After The Fall of The Roman Empire?

Can lab-grown lobster compete with Maine's most lucrative catch?

Secret Sharers: The Hidden Ties Between Private Spies and Journalists

Designer of Bangor's famous Paul Bunyan statue dies

Really cool resource: TODAY'S FRONT PAGES (Freedom Forum)

Police: Missing Tiger In Houston Found Safe, Healthy

This woman is a whole vibe

American Pie

How do we reach woman and minorities about the importance of vaccination?

Something too many Israelis (and Americans) fail to realize...

"A Monster Calls". Great movie for the whole family!

7 Named Fires Already Burning In AZ; 50/50 Chance Of Strong Monsoon As Heat, Drought Intensify

Former Child Star Ricky Schroder Harasses Costco Employee Over Masks

Look how pretty our wisteria is this year.

THAT was just too easy

Israeli paramedics: 2 dead in synagogue bleacher collapse

Eugenics at UVM: why Abenaki leaders feel the apology wasn't enough

ANOTHER osprey pair, downriver from 'my' nest in southern MD

They are going to do WHATEVER it takes to keep the narrative of "unskilled" labor going

Flashmob,"Ode die Freude" (Ode to Joy) 5:40 (My favorite of all time, It's wonderful)

Tom Jones: Talking Reality Television Blues

US Senate seats that the Democrats will win in 2022 by a high double to a low single digit margin.

A hearty Happy Birthday to H2O Man.

For Trump, Hamas, and Bibi, it is always January 6th.

Bombs, Air Strikes and Rockets Are All Stupid and Irrational!

The Spartan's Dilemma: the BLM flag, hate speech, and Castleton's student journalists

Trump wins election, media rushes to talk to Trump supporters. he loses election, the media rushes..

Burlington's PCB Problem Could Impact Other Schools Across Vermont

Hold the wire! 'Hold On,..."

Joe Stampley - Roll On Big Mama

Immunization 1940's style (borough of Lewisham Diphtheria Immunisation Van )

Investigation concludes Bennington police endangered former Rep. Kiah Morris

Today's children don't even know what this is....

Stacey Abrams to Receive Tribeca Film Festival's Inaugural Harry Belafonte Voices for Social Justice

What you need to know about the May 17 tax deadline

Jaye P. Morgan - It All Goes Round

So why are Millennials buying up all the RVs?

Amid growing US pressure, Israel said considering Gaza ceasefire

One of my absolute top all time favourites by The Spinners

Alaska Republican Party chairman resigns, is replaced by vice chair Ann Brown

Tiny traces of DNA found in cave dust may unlock secret life of Neanderthals

Alaska governor calls special sessions on budget, spending

We have raised $355 for anti-gerrymandering efforts in Texas ($710 with the match)!

Gaetz Compares Allegations He Paid Minor For Sex To Earmarks On Legislation

High-speed rail misses out on California's massive budget surplus

If your religion does not make you kind and loving

Mandatory Evacuations Remain In Place for 1,000 People Due To Pacific Palisades Brush Fire

Marjorie Taylor Greene MTG Covid Protection Workout Crossfit Butterfly Pull Up FAIL

"BuT HuMaNs aRe tHe mOsT AdVaNcEd sPeCiEs"

Gaetz: 'I'm Being Falsely Accused Of Exchanging Money For Naughty Favors' (MSNBC)

Had you been consulted, ahead of time, and knowing what you know now,

Fed up Eric Swalwell UNLEASHES on Marjorie Taylor Greene aide live on air - Brian Tyler Cohen

Off the rails: Trump's failed 11th-hour military withdrawal campaign

Bay Area police shooting videos follow same recipe; critics call it 'slick marketing'

Former Child Star Ricky Schroder Harasses Costco Employee Over Masks

Crews battle Los Angeles wildfire that forced evacuations

Close set eyes.

Fared Zarcaria Special on the party of hate tonight at 8 ET CNN

Marjorie Taylor Greene goes apeshit again

After Years of Quiet, Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Exploded. Why Now?

He led the Proud Boys in the Capitol riot and shamed his town

3 bodies, man who dumped them at New Mexico hospital tied to Aryan Brotherhood