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Archives: May 9, 2021

Sweet little cockatiel sings for her big brother.

A question for geezer guys born in the 40s and 50s.

Why The U.S. Military Thinks Climate Change Is A Critical Mission

Gilda's Club NYC: 'It's Always Something' Benefit

Aggressively share this with those who think paying burger flippers a living wage will somehow resul

When a car alarm that's been going for hours stops...that's how sweet it is to not hear/see Dump now

'Craziest thing': Police use Taser on escaped zebra in Tennessee

Las Vegas teen helps save desert tortoises, one balloon at a time

The sleazy, sordid Matt Gaetz scandal: are the walls now closing in on him?

Poe's law. Removal of posts. Sarcasm/satire/parody.

Beto O'Rourke addresses voter suppression, gun control at Q&A press conference

Pro-Trump pastor claims that Trump is still president

Deputies: Florida man impersonating officer handcuffed neighbor over loud music

Amanda Chase, Who Pushed Trump for Martial Law, Vows Audit if She Loses GOP VA Gov. Nomination

Live feed to track the Chinese rocket debris

Chinese rocket updates: Debris hurtling toward Earth at 18,000 mph

Happy "birthing person" day?

Supreme Court vs. Democracy

Calvert County Public Schools named National School Library of the Year.

Authorities: 4 dead, 1 hurt after shooting, fire in Maryland

Calvert County Public Schools named National School Library of the Year.

Judge rejects Sid Miller's challenge to Texas Senate COVID-19 testing rules

U.S. wants COVID vaccine patent waiver to benefit world, not boost China biotech

Larkin Poe - "Honey Bee" (Tom Petty cover)

41 Texans charged in Capitol riot so far; many identified through social media, video

A Deadly Police Raid in Rio Show How Bolsonaro's Policies Are Wreaking Havoc in Brazil

A Deadly Police Raid in Rio Show How Bolsonaro's Policies Are Wreaking Havoc in Brazil

Authorities: Suspect opens fire on Virginia police chief WTOP

Sly And Robbie - Boops Here To Go

Somebody help me please.

Iowa joins the Confederacy

Night camera in the jungle

Millie Small - My Boy Lollipop

Amazulu - Montego Bay

GOP: The law applies to thee, but not for me

2nd tweet: This is a very cool pic of the sun over one year:

Let's talk about space mushrooms and news cycles.

I Will Be Skipping Tonight's SNL

Cheney's challengers won't win, but they'll spice up '22 race

3 Bystanders Wounded, Including Child, in Times Square Shooting: NYPD

With A Straight Face Mitch McConnell Says Joe Biden Is Politicizing The Supreme Court

Cruise Line May Leave Florida Over Vaccine Passport Ban

Rare footage shows endangered whales 'hugging'

1926: Nikola Tesla precisely predicts today's smart phones:

Congratulations to Lina Hidalgo for winning Emily's List Rising Star Award

Sen. Ron Johnson gets mind numbingly stupid once again.

Massive SNP win in Scotland.

House GOP campaign wing reportedly withheld bad Trump polling from lawmakers at retreat

Despite GOP rhetoric, there have been fewer than two dozen charged cases of voter fraud since the el

Republicans get away with cheating in voting bill DeSantis signs on Fox News Opinion

Former Venezuelan oil exec sentenced in $1B money laundering scheme

Turkey's Erdogan calls Israel "terror state" over Palestinian clashes at Al-Aqsa

How is Fox going to blame President Biden for the oil pipeline hack in the east and the Chinese

NCAA's Mark Emmert says athletes should be able to make money starting in 2021

Live Beatles tribute band

The GOP is going all-in on Election Nullification and apartheid minority rule. nt

Opinion: RBG was right

Wash. reports more than 1,400 new coronavirus cases Saturday

Progressives Blast GOP Calls to End $300 Weekly Unemployment: 'Greed Has No Bounds'

Trump spokesarse says defeating Cheney a top priority

Chronic back problems constant pain tried CBD for

Yep. This is obviously the most accurate prediction...

Need to shout out to the DUer who's contributing Thom Hartmann writings.

Do Republicans intend to take nation down with them?

The Blues Brothers - She Caught The Katy

IRS to refund 7.3 million who got unemployment checks. Could you get a $10,000 tax break?

GOP governors slash jobless aid to try to force more Americans to return to work

Two women and a 4-year-old girl wounded in Times Square shooting, NYPD says

Rep. Mo Brooks Ducks Swalwell Summons For Role On January 6th

david byrne w. st. vincent - strange overtones (live on npr - 2013) you can thank me afterwards ;)

Ma'Khia Bryant's Journey Through Foster Care Ended With an Officer's Bullet

3.7 earthquake -- Hermosa Beach, CA, area.

My Next Girl

Saturday Night Neo Classical Heavy Metal - Yngwie J. Malmsteen - Trial by Fire - Live in Leningrad

Camp Cooking Tuesday, Bratwurst Supper Foil Packet

David Bowie - Sound + Vision Live

String of satellites baffles residents, bugs astronomers

Viral CIA Recruitment Video

Obama voting in 2014

Huh- howz about that - Turtles shells do come in different colors

Lest we forget, this is not over. Two of my wife's co-workers passed due to COVID.

Signs that hurt

Cat physics experiment..

Bo- All dogs go to heaven

*Daughter just called, said dog (...doodle) had 'massive seizure,'

So? Did it land safely in the Pacific Ocean?

Trump's biggest lie. "It is all a hoax"..If Trump knew, , he should have said nothing

Republicans Are Now Fining Election Officials Who Make It Easier To Vote

DA Schmidt Hires Outside Attorney to Investigate Gresham Officer Shooting

Republicans Are Heading For Disaster As GOP Hid Trump's Bad Poll Numbers From House Members

The Chinese Space Junk landed in the Indian Ocean

☦ Orthodox Christian: "Christ Is Risen!"/Scripture's Counterfeit Christ(s) Warning

The Supreme Court made the GOP's new voting restrictions possible


An Alaska labor union official says its president sent the wrong message on Bronson flyer. The union

Am I the only one who didn't know that Elon Musk has Asperger's?

Porter Ranch doctor arrested on suspicion of Medicare fraud totaling $6 million

China rocket has reentered the Earth's atmosphere, says China's space agency

Greek historian, Herodotus, on the Phoenicians...

Cyberattack On Fuel Pipeline Makes The Case For Biden Infrastructure Bill

Mrs. Betty Bowers FTW

California proposes to steer new homes from gas appliances

Biden Investment In Middle Class, Break With 45 Yrs of Neoliberalism Could Create Big Economic Boom

Acosta: Problem isn't cancel culture, it's the 'cancel cult' of Trump

Trump Morons Launch Scam Organization

SNL: Elon Musk Monologue

SNL: Post-Quarantine Conversation

Elon Musk Reveals He Has Asperger's Syndrome In SNL Monologue, Watch

Mucormycosis: The 'black fungus' maiming Covid patients in India

As convention ends, Virginia Republicans wait for governor nominee to emerge

Elon Musk doesn't seem so creepy anymore.


Though their insanity is now on steroids, a whole lot about Republicans still hasn't changed. . .

Liz Cheney Blasts GOP's Trump Obsession - The 11th Hour (MSNBC)

Rural community leaders call on Gaetz, Greene to 'stop dividing America' ahead of US tour

After 100 days out of office, Trump's support softens in NBC News poll

University Of Hawaii Officials Push Back Against Proposed Budget Cuts

Well, I'm six months late, but I finally found this at Bored Panda

George Pyle: Blocking hate speech and calls for violence isn't canceling. It's editing.

Activists Gather Outside Texas State Capitol Against Restrictive Voting Bill - MSNBC

Trump CAUGHT In Stupid Twitter Scheme

To the coming day

Voting Rights Advocates Take Aim at Alameda Registrar After 'Devastating Errors' in 2020 Election

The 2022 election is going to be a clusterf***

SNL: Weekend Update

Four Colstrip utilities sue NorthWestern, Talen

Two by Nikolai Myaskovsky. One is another rendition of a prior post.

Remember the olden days?

Tweet of the early morning:

Warning - Photo heavy - Some of my critter pics.

New initiative will allow Canadian truckers to receive COVID-19 vaccination in Montana

What do I listen to when I'm up late?

U.S. Agency to Look at Bringing Back Bison on Montana Refuge

UN rights chief raises alarm over threats to human rights groups in Latin America and Caribbean

Exchanging meaningful glances with my dog.

Whitefish mulls mandatory curbside recycling


Sunday Bach: 'French Suite No. 1', Tatiana Nikolayeva

Ecuador's cocoa -- and the resulting chocolate -- is considered the best in the world but production c

Brazil: European Colonial History Exposed in Landmark Court Case

Strains of Misinformation About Covid Vaccines - Deadline: White House - MSNBC

Gianforte signs bill ending local government's power to enforce mask mandates

Montana governor signs bill targeting transgender athletes

5 Times Colonial Powers Warred against the Caribbean and Lost

Gov signs law curbing hospitals' ability to require vaccinations for workers

Protesters in downtown Miami decry corruption in Colombia amid unrest

School Teacher Leads Voting Intentions In Peruvian Elections

Violence against Peru's indigenous communities surges as drug traffickers move in

Montana Legislature made lots of late changes, without public comment

OLBERMANN VS. TRUMP'S 2025 COUP: Spying on the WaPo underscores it. Biden must decapitate GOP threat

New law could boost future attempts to get third parties on the ballot

Pinera accused of "crimes against humanity"

Chinese rocket debris crashes into Indian Ocean - state media

Asian Americans see generational split on confronting racism

Tester touts need for more economic help

Don't Want the Vax? Then Forfeit Medical Care

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) No One Expected This Edition

To all who celebrate today Mother's Day have a awesome day

When Mitch McConnell tells you who he is, believe him.

Biden's Schedule for Sunday, May 9, 2021

Cuellar: Dr. Fauci cannot understand why the border bridges are still closed

Locating the 1940s Rodeo Boy

Please spare a thought for the Palestinian people

Man convicted of fatally punching 5-year-old son, allegedly over Father's Day cheesecake

"Like the drummer for Spinal Tap, the No. 3 in GOP leadership does not usually last long"

DEVO - Space Junk

Students call for UT-Austin president to rescind support for 'Liberty Institute' bill, put funding

Republicans Are Heading For Disaster As GQP Hid Trump's Bad Poll Numbers From House Members

Happy Mother's Day

My first Mother's Day w/o my Mom

After the hit: Referee tackled during Edinburg game advocates for change

Breakfast Sunday 9 May 2021,Mother's Day

"I've mortally offended Putin by surviving" : why Alexei Navalny keeps fighting

Three shot at Aventura Mall as panicked crowd stampedes for cover

Putin tells Red Square parade that Nazi ideas persist

Miami-Dade police lieutenant and union official charged with rape in Palm Beach County

Matt Gaetz helped set off Florida's marijuana 'green rush.' Some of his friends, allies scored big

Lloyd Price, singer and early rock influence, dies at 88

Republicans Are Now Fining Election Officials Who Make It Easier To Vote

Myanmar junta labels opposition government of ousted MPs a 'terrorist' group

The surest way to kill a snake is to cut off it's head.

Data from Qatar: Pfizer COVID vaccine protects against worrying coronavirus variants

take a few minutes - epic little vid - an artists take on The Invisibles (the homeless)

Did you know ...?

US Navy seizes weapons in Arabian Sea likely bound for Yemen

Gov. Hogan grants posthumous pardons to 34 Maryland lynching victims, including 15-year-old ...

What's Going On

i hate mother's day.

Ever wonder why all those pop songs sound kinda the same? ...simple! They all use the same 4 Chords!

If you want to follow what's happening with the Chinese rocket booster plunging toward Earth ...

A message to the GOP and their cult...

Happy Mother's Day to all Moms on DU!

Bibi and Trump fail upward; pose enduring threat to Israel

KARE 11 Investigates: Coon Rapids officials question botched no-knock raid

One reason why the police are violent? ....trump tells law enforcement: 'Don't be too nice'

Doonesbury - Who should lead the GOP, Senator Graham?

Is it possible to overplay voter suppression? I think so.

Do Democrats need to be more confrontational with the liars and conspiracy theorists?

On The Line with White House Staff & Their Moms

Top Dem lawyer blasts CBS News: 'Do you really need to both-sides democracy?'

US Navy seizes weapons in Arabian Sea likely bound for Yemen

This is what you want to be driving when you roll up to the country club

Couple arrested after school officials find children handcuffed inside father's vehicle

So I guess cheating is just the norm now......Kentucky Derby winner

Kentucky Derby Winner Medina Spirit Tests Positive For Betamethasone

Jimi Hendrix - Little Wing - Royal Albert Hall

Searching for a Thread?

Dan Rather speaks on the Big Lie (Important information)

'It's derogatory': one man's four-decade fight against his town's Native 'mascot'

Ok, we all need this

world's a bit better place today - ernest angley bit the big one

Bill seeks to make Louisiana 'fossil fuel sanctuary' in bid against Biden's climate plans

If you don't think she'd mind... post a pic of Mom

Florida state attorney says no crime was committed by principal in the paddling of a 6-year-old

In all seriousness, members here need to watch

Future friendly beer tastes like ass...

Germany commemorates icon of resistance to Nazism

Dog offended at being mocked:

Union leaders decry Indiana's high rate of worker deaths

Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit tests positive for betamethasone, trainer Bob Baffert says

John Fugelsang tweet:

Chef Jose Andres Will Offer Newly Vaccinated People $50 Gift Cards For His D.C.-Area Restaurants

If you're old enough to remember when menus didn't have

Politics 5/08/21 11:07am Cartoon: The Dye Is Cast The tide is rising. By Ratt

Bill seeks to make Louisiana 'fossil fuel sanctuary' in bid against Biden's climate plans

Top of the world - The peak of Mt. Everest

The 14th US Senate seat the Democrats will win in 2022 to get 50 US Senate seats is either-

The Big Lie is the Republican version of "penis stealing". Seriously

'F*ck All Of You!': Capitol Rioter Raises Hell At Hearing

Pet raccoon chills out in the baby bouncer

Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit tests positive for anti-inflammatory drug

So my Mothers Day Guilt Trip Invitation arrived. Anyone else?

Lloyd Price, 'Personality' and 'Stagger Lee' Singer, Dies at 88

Democrats giving credence to the Right Wing Misinformation Machine...

There Appears To Be A Organized Effort By The Repugs All Over The Country To.....

Former San Diego Sheriff's deputy pleads guilty to sex crimes involving minors

Simon and Garfunkel - The Boxer

TV: Palestinians stocked rocks for Temple Mount riots, police caught unawares

448 new cases on the AZ Dashboard today, Sun; 2 deaths

Lest we forget: the original Mothers' Day was an anti-war protest. Read the 1870 Proclamation by

Most popular baby names

2022 and 2024 and beyond are very different

Richie Furay has a birthday today.

I'm torn on this local newspaper article (DU poll)


Insurrectionist who beat DC cop in head with skate board asking for release

Lest we forget: the original Mothers' Day was an anti-war protest, led by feminists, and social

I guess Republicans don't realize that with all of their baseless, brazen voter suppression laws

These raccoons have the perfect mother. She's a pit bull.

Russian Doc Who Lied About Navalny Poisoning 'Disappeared in the Woods'

10 year old song "Loca People" by Sak Noel prophetically describes current events in Spain

US House seats that Democrats need to win to remain in the majority.

Worried about the 2022 Midterm Election?

And Another one bites the Dust.....Gary Edwards

I have a cake in the oven.

'A fairy tale gone wrong': Acosta on right's railing against 'cancel culture' (CNN)

What Fiction are you reading this week, May 9, 2021?

Adam Kinzinger compares Republican Party to the Titanic

'Power And Money Over Ethics': Avlon fires off on GOP (CNN)

Smerconish: Are benefits hurting companies' ability to hire workers? (CNN)

India. Pay attention to India.

Poll: Nearly two-thirds of Americans say social media platforms are tearing us apart

When Will We Start Hearing That The 2022 Election Is The Most Critical/Important Election Ever?.....


Pierre 'Pete' du Pont IV dies; ran for president in 1988

With Respect To An Infrastructure Bill Being Passed - I Hope Provisions Are Made For.....

It must be a slow day at the RW fake outrage factory.

At least 68 killed in Afghan school blast, families bury victims

What's the secret for creamy, homemade ice cream and frozen yogurt?

Country essay. The garden that gets smaller when spring comes.

A Pennsylvania Lawmaker and the Resurgence of Christian Nationalism

Did DeSantis violate First Amendment with Fox News-only bill signing?

"The people who can destroy a thing, they control it!"

Rick Wilson on Real Time With Bill Maher Highlights

STOCK MARKET WATCH - Monday, 10 May 2021

For My Mother (Mothers Day)

I've been thinking. What if Trump unexpectedly died? Would his movement collapse?

Need some advice.

Ridgeline Fire Scar at Dawn

Covid-19: States Turn Down Hundreds of Thousands of Vaccine Doses

I rarely visit the Drudge Report, but i noticed earlier ...

Inmates sent home during COVID-19 got jobs, started school. Now, they face possible return to prison

Florida reports more than 10,000 COVID-19 variant cases, surge after spring break

If Republicans Purge Liz Cheney, They're Purging Many Voters Along With Her

2 Oklahoma Boys Pulled From Class for 'Black Lives Matter' T-Shirts

Democrats hit crucial stretch as filibuster fight looms

Biden Puts The Heart Back In America With Beautiful Mother's Day Video

Bird smarter than your average GOPer

sASSe will introduce legislation to redirect expanded unemployment benefits into signing bonuses

"Slinky" the cat (stair master edition)

I think, all these "Stop the Steal"-Republicans don't actually give a shit whether Trump won or not.

I came across this picture on Twitter this morning - it's a keeper (Booker and Harris)!

House GOP leader says he backs ousting Cheney from No. 3 job

NYC teacher caught sucking topless man's nipple during Zoom class

A note from the "oval pawffice"

Monster Hunting doesn't stop on Weekends....

Hunter Accidentally Shot Hiker, 'Thinking He Was a Turkey'

My Sunday At The Movies Pick: For many years my go-to Italian Family Movie has

Siberian doctor who treated Kremlin critic Navalny goes missing, police say

The Queen's first cousin used his 'royal status' to sell access to Putin's regime for $14,000 a day,

Velshi: The GOP's Identity Crisis (MSNBC)

What were they thinking?

Kevin McCarthy (T) supports ousting republican leader Liz Cheney

Happy Mother's Day to all of you mothers.

GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger compared the Republican Party to the Titanic

What's for Dinner, Sun., May 9, 2021

AZ Audit Will 'Indefinitely Defer' Voter Interview Plans Over Intimidation Concerns Raised By DOJ

Puget Sound-area African community groups dispel COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy

Snoop Dogg Can't Handle Rajang (MH-Rise) on the Switch.

Push to electrify mail trucks gains wide support, an unlikely win for both DeJoy and Biden

I wonder who this genius voted for.

Elizabeth Warren says she'll run for reelection to the Senate in 2024

COLO State Rep referred to a colleague as 'Buckwheat'. Watch what happens next...

The kids ready, give him his wings.

Has anyone ever tuned in to this radio station?

And the plane goes in the hangar!

My brother's Obit

Male crab protects female against human:

The US needs the Canadian Mounties to keep the Reptilicans

Covid: Dracula's castle in Romania offers tourists vaccine

*Update: GOT IT, SCAM, TX ALL! :) : RE 'Rec'd IRS Email Today: Legit?'

The Republican vision for the future.

Governors Offices that Democrats are likely to pick up in 2022.

I know several people being celebrated today

Just sold my car

Spirit: Twelve Dreams of Dr. Sardonicus

I doubt many MAGAs will call their mothers today.

Trump, the great Consolidator.

Gal Gadot Claims Director Joss Whedon "Threatened My Career' During 'Justice League' Reshoot

Fortunately, cloudiness waited til late afternoon!

Scotland: SNP wins 4th term, short of overall majority

Here's To The Moms! Happy Mother's Day: The Dodo

6 killed in birthday party shooting

Post the real name of someone famous & see if anyone knows who it is without using Google

Trump is 'the former guy' ? Let's call cancer a bad head cold.


TCM tonight, a few good ones:

Sam Houston rallies from 21 down to beat James Madison Univ., punch ticket to national title game

My boss slapped my hand Tuesday

Paul Simon - "Mother and Child Reunion" - To all our moms, wherever you may be

US Senate Elections that Democrats are gonna win in 2022 by a Solid to Tossup margin.

Bezos's Blue Origin sets first human spaceflight for July 20

World champion U.S. women's soccer kicking it in Texas this summer

Video Dump - People 2

The End of the World Sharon Van Etten

Celebrating 40 years of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Tweet of the Day

I wonder how many skeletons, and in whose closets they reside, Liz Cheney knows about.

38 Special - If I'd Been the One

Joe Biden rigged the Kentucky Derby!!

PM Update: Breezy with showers overnight; improving conditions on Monday

Mike Oldfield - Tubular Bells

MI-GOV: Detroit police chief planning GOP gubernatorial run against Whitmer

I received some lovely and thoughtful 'Mother's Day' gifts from my niece/goddaughter, today.

6 victims in shooting at Colorado Springs birthday party, suspected gunman takes own life

What sports championship would you like to win?

History repeating itself....

Covid-19: Least Dangerous County In Metro Area Wash-Arl-Alex-DC-VA-MD-WV

Architect Helmut Jahn killed in bicycle accident

So hear me out for a moment:

Happy Mother's Day to all the first/birth mothers out there who are reading this.

Hassan's margin of victory over Sununu in the 2022 NH US Senate Election.

Hey, all you out there who got their Covid shots-What kind of potted plant are you?

Cats who resemble their owners OR owners who look like their cat

Transplants from King County and beyond are looking for larger living spaces in Tacoma and its burbs

American Samoa included in proposed benefits of American Families Plan

I don't think we should leave Afghanistan right now

Philippines tightens controls on inbound travelers over Covid-19 variants

Cartoons 5/9/2021

Prosecutor suspended for evidence errors in drug ring trial

Joe: Happy Mother's Day to the love of my life and the life of my love, Jill.

Brazil judge sees signs of 'arbitrary execution' in Rio police raid

Vaccine deserts: Some countries have no COVID-19 jabs at all

With civil rights charges, Justice Dept. signals priorities

How did the biggest fraud, fake and con succeed in

Don't let anyone tell you how to live your life 🐇 ! (tweet)

BloombergNEF: Electric cars 'will be cheaper to produce than fossil fuel vehicles by 2027'

Another mass shooting in Colorado today - - it's the 12th mass shooting this week

Anti-Vax, anti-mask rally at Union Sq. NYC today (warning: obscene language)

Queen's First Cousin Allegedly Trading On Links To Putin And Monarchy, UK Media Report

Israeli settlement ruling delayed as scores more wounded in clashes in Jerusalem

Under Fire Bolsonaro Leads Motorcycle Rally Of Supporters

US Senate seats that Democrats will win in 2022 by landslide to narrow margin.

Would you have stormed the Capitol on 1/6 if the election had been stolen by Trump?

Strife in Colombia has been brewing for decades. Here's why we hear so little about it.

Two new ferals stopped by, today. Guess which one found the catnip