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Archives: January 1, 2022

Ok...commercial for Everlywell food sensitivity test on MSNBC

'A moral giant': South Africans pay their respects to Tutu

Is Gov DeSatan still MIA?

Per WCCO two hurt in shooting at Mall of America

Bette White on The Real Housewives:

My sincere wish for all of DU in 2022: Better Days

Alejandro Escovedo - "Heartbeat Smile"

About Betty,

Today in Connecticut.

Betty White 'Died Peacefully in Her Sleep' at Home, Agent Says


China harvests masses of data on Western targets, documents show

Fairport Convention - "I'll Keep It With Mine" (Dylan cover)

Authorities: Sacramento man arrested in Iowa had 'hit list'

The January Man

Betty White's career spanned six decades. Here are its best moments - PBS NewsHour

The Ugly History of New Year's Is Too Real for White Republicans

2021: The Year of Donald Trump's Big Lie. 2022 Will be the Year of The Big Truth - Glenn Kirschner

Oh just great. 5 and a half hours until midnight and some yahoo is shooting a gun outside...

Wampanoag, who helped Pilgrims survive, win rights to tribal lands

Colorado Mayor On Raging Wildfires: 'I'm Fearful That We Will Have Some Fatalities' - MSNBC

Bela Lugosi, Dolores Fuller and Ed Wood, New Year's Eve 1953

AMC+ Happy Valley, British police drama. Good stuff!

Mike Lindell Calls Fans Impatient for Trump Reinstatement 'Bots and Trolls'

Brazil's Bolsonaro refuses flood aid from Argentina, drawing Bahia rebuke

Marin Marais The Bells of St. Genevive

Emergency Room Doctors From Across The U.S. Reflect On The Pandemic In 2021 - MSNBC

NY Times: How cases, hospitalizations and deaths are trending

Bonus Tweet of the Day

(Jewish Group) Jewish 'Big Brother Brasil' host hit with antisemitic abuse...

An old, but still good New Year's Eve movie on Amazon Prime

(Jewish Group) Soccer fans filmed singing about killing Jews in Belgium

hey trumpers...

(Jewish Group) British Jews have harsh words for the BBC following its coverage of an antisemitic...

The Cotton Bowl: Alabama 27, Cincinnati 6. Now the rest of the story.

(Jewish Group) 15 overlooked Jewish stories of 2021 -- and 1 you'll want to read again

Will you help Afghan refugees in 2021?

(Jewish Group) No, she wasn't Jewish, but Betty White had a very Jewish century

(Jewish Group) 21 Jewish moments of 2021

New Year's Eve 1962, Johnny Carson's first at Tonight Show:

Statement of acting SecDef on Jan. 6th 2021

SNL: Betty White Monologue - (Updated with additional videos since this episode aired tonight)

New Years Eve with Anderson Cooper......👏🏻 👏🏻 👏🏻

Amtrak Reduces Schedule Amid Outbreak Among Staff

"This betty white scene from golden girls still never fails to make me happy, 30+ years later."

We should be calling COVID "Cement Lung"

The Best to Worst Year In Review Miami December 31, 1991

Betty White with Ryan Reynolds

Angel Baby

Billy Cobham - Stratus

Jaguar released in Argentina to help endangered species

Donna Summer was born on December 31, 1948.

Mandatory Friday Mike Malloy thread! TGIF! Happy New Year!

*Rachel is on, discussing Russia/putin stuff.

New Year's Eve Rock Party! - Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers New Years Eve 1978

Reddit post: Entitled Karen Gets Arrested For Refusing to Wear Mask On Plane

FL has more new Covid cases than NY...where't their Gov?

Betty White on The Simpsons:

Who's got Golden Girls?

My wife tested positive today and according to the CDC, I still can go to work

the light was dramatic this evening

Wish folks would...

97 year old Jimmy Carter gives his wife of 75+ years, 94 year old Rosalynn a New Years Eve kiss.

Too late for this year but great advice for the 4th...

Omicron Soup

Federal regulators open investigations into alleged price manipulation during Texas winter storm

Federal regulators open investigations into alleged price manipulation during Texas winter storm

Opera Dog Singing 'My Way' with the Three Tenors

2021: A Year That Can Eat My Whole Ass (Ferret)

Celebrate Betty White


Same Auld Lang Syne / Dan Fogelberg / 1980

Happy/better to all-you-know-who

"New Day's Lyric" by Amanda Gorman

Pete Souza: Betty White

Betty White 1922-2021

An update from Colorado

Auld Lang Syne. Happy New Year from the west coast of Ireland

Greg effing Abbott: "Save me Brandon!"

TV Land has switched it's normal programming to an episode of "Hot in Cleveland" with Betty White...

hihowdi. am running a old mac book pro, early 2014 . almost 10 yo.

How to deal with the Kremlin-created crisis in Europe

happy post year du.

Happy New Year to all and hope 2022 finds justice for Trump!

Remembering Those We Lost in 2021 - NBC News

Damn, this is chilling.

Face the Nation Wins 2021 Sunday Ratings, While Meet the Press Takes Demo

U2 - New Year's Day

Colorado Fires: Xcel Energy Will Start Rolling Electric Outages To Preserve Natural Gas Supply

UGA 34:11 v MI. It's UGA v AL for the National Championship January 10!

Extra Bonus Tweet of the Day

"Les amoureux des bancs publics" (avec paroles) - Georges Brassens

Just watched Don't Look Up with 2 teenagers.

Wow, I just heard a gunshot

New Year's Resolution -

I spent a few minutes overthinking tonight's song. Then I remembered this

Anyone else watching Tina Turner in Concert? Awesome! Its on PBS

Happy new year


May all the creatures among us be

Auld Lang Syne (with lyrics)

The new COVID guidelines aren't quite as described.

Give Peace A Chance - John Lennon

The first thing I read on Twitter after midnight: "Joe Biden has yet to give an interview in 2022"

Photographer Reflects On 2021 Through A Year Of Photos - MSNBC

It's raining post it notes in Times Square!

Derek Jeter's 3000th

JUST IN: Eric Adams is sworn in as mayor of New York City

lol -- not the best speling on these posts (fyi: picture heavey)

Happy new year (drunk with oreos)

What we know about the 'devastating' Colorado fires - PBS NewsHour

tiedrich on 2021 (and i couldn't agree more)

Questions about toaster-oven

Timezones Are So Weird ...

Quantification of Nanoplastic Uptake in Cucumber Plants by Pyrolysis GC/MS. My First download 2022.

no more surgical masks, no more cloth masks. n95s please!

It's now 2022 here in the Central time zone!

Happy New Year you rat "bastads"...

So our measure of time has brought us through another cycle

On January 6th, those Capitol Policemen were heroes.

Vikings lose quarterback Cousins to COVID list before game vs. Packers

Spending NY Eve

Could you love a pet lobster? 🦞🦞🦞

Tony Evers still sees opportunities for 'common ground' in Wisconsin

On this day, January 1, 1953, Hank Williams was found dead in the back seat of a car.

This Hawk Looks Right At His Rescuer As He Frees Him The Dodo

New Year's celebrations across the globe - CBS News

Goodbye, 2021!

In 2022, Wisconsin Dems must define what the GOP has become

I'm willing to admit

The biggest political moments of 2021 - CBS News

Kim Jong Un prioritizes food crisis over nuclear talks in 2022

Happy West Coast New Year!

Remembering Betty White: ET's Best Moments With the Golden Girl

The Bloom County Animated Christmas Special is a holiday classic

The 10 strangest space structures discovered in 2021

Texas Governor Greg Abbott asked the federal government to send medical staff, therapeutic drugs and

BREAKING: FDIC Chairman Jelena McWilliams on Friday unexpectedly submitted her resignation

12 dead in stampede at popular Hindu shrine in Kashmir

Conspiracy theories paint fraudulent reality of Jan. 6 riot

Dance With Me, Harold Lloyd

Happy! Happy! Happy!

China ends 2021 with worst COVID week since taming original epidemic

Australia starts 2022 with record COVID cases

Alvin Bragg sworn in as Manhattan DA, taking over Trump case

Betty was almost done living her 100th

Evers finishes another round of visits to Wisconsin counties

I have hope. 💙

Gableman subpoenas election officials and city IT departments as GOP election review widens

Too Hot To Handle - Fred and Ginger

I'm watching Cyril Ramaphosa, President of South Africa

Watch This Bronco Blow Out Its 4WD System Attempting to Speed Through a Mud Pit

First responders discover two dead, two injured after garage explodes in Shawano County

Short video: Officials Find Rare Albino Jaguarundi Cub in Colombia for the First Time

Assembly staffers surveyed as part of bipartisan effort to boost retention, recruitment

State seeing roughly 20K COVID-19 vaccine doses wasted each week

Turns out that One Bird 🐦 cannot make a pun,

A seed for all seasons: can ancient methods future-proof food security in the Andes?

The Legacy of Killed Colombian Indigenous Reporter Lives On She was killed while reporting about an

It's not gloom and doom

Indigenous feminism flows through the fight for water rights on the Rio Grande

Forests for Sale: How Land Traffickers Profit by Slicing up Bolivia's Protected Areas

Biden's Schedule for Saturday, January 1, 2022

Pope, in New Year's homily, praises women as peacemakers

Breakfast Saturday 1 Jan 2022

On this day, January 1, 1896, Alfred Beach died.

'We look forward to this all year long': Hundreds of immigrants make dayslong road trip to reunite w

Sting with Stevie Wonder - Brand New Day

Every year on this day, January 1, New Year's Day, the Mummers Parade is held in Philadelphia.

BBC: Whittlesey astrophotography provides lockdown escape (and excellent photos)

Happy new year DU and a sort-of happy thought

NLRB judge says owner of I-95 McDonald's must rehire union organizers laid off during COVID-19 pande

2021 Latin America and the Caribbean in Review: The Pink Tide Rises Again

Teen's suit says coaches made him eat pizza despite religion

Frank Somerville arrested for suspected DUI after crash

US, South Korea Have Draft Declaration to End Korean War

Colombian Paramilitaries Invade Farmers Lands in Bolivar

NLRB judge says owner of I-95 McDonald's must rehire union organizers laid off during COVID-19 pande

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On this day, January 1, 1900, Xavier Cugat was born.

Guardian: New Year's Eve 2021 around the world - in pictures

Reuters: In pictures: Ringing in 2022 around the world

We'll have five beautiful, perfect days in 2022 and then it's down to business.

Prosecutors break down charges, convictions for 725 arrested so far in Jan. 6 attack on U.S. Capitol

Milt Jackson was born on this date.

Bernie Sanders attacked Warren Buffett for rejecting his request to intervene in a strike at a Berks

Reuters: Anatomy of a Death Threat

Country Joe McDonald has a birthday today.

United, Spirit offer higher pay to on board staff during January

Dallas Morning News Blasted for Political Report on Ted Cruz's 13-Year-Old Daughter: 'Very Sleazy"

You raised $1,000.00 on December 31, 2021 (kick Senator Grassley's IA-R butt fund now OVER $5,000!)

I hope this isn't a portent of how my 2022 will go.

How to Fight Book Bans: A Tip Sheet for Students

Bettie White also served during WWII as a member of the American Women's Voluntary Services.

Texas Democratic Lawyers Association

I was going to make alligator stew for New year's dinner.....

As omicron spreads, New York City is once again a center of the pandemic

Ex-Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz to work for tech billionaire Peter Thiel

It happened at midnight (Marta and I woke up to it)


Need help w/ a watercolor of my bro's house. He majored in art, so of course I'm plagued by a need

Hondurans burn effigies of politicos to close the book on 2021

ON THIS DAY: In 1863, President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation

Who Won in Afghanistan? Private Contractors

Trump-Appointed Judge Sides With Cops Who Brutalized DAPL Protesters

New Year's Day

Not fair! Betty White should have made it to 100!!!! She earned it and was looking forward to it.

Yikes, Rose Parade is on 4 different channels!!

Did anyone get the Final Jeopardy last night? I was verklimpt...

Steve Winwood - Back In The High Life Again (Live at PBS Soundstage 2005)

Dan Reeves has died at the age of 77.

Body pains

Celebrate Haitian Independence Day: Soup Joumou

The measure of them is not kind, nor should it be

The Brady Bunch, Friday, December 31, 1971: Season Three, Episode 14, "The Teeter-Totter Caper"


Make Trump voters very afraid, then sit back and watch them do this.

Before Facebook and Russian troll farms, before email forwards, there were...

In 2021, people thought QAnon would go away -- instead, it continued to fuel attacks on democracy

Why January 1st is New Year's Day:

"Happy New Year L.A. 2020"

Maybe I'll live long enough to see a New Year's Eve with optimism

Photos: Mystery People - Guy Tal Photographer, Author

What Does "Auld Lang Syne" Really Mean?

IRS reminds taxpayers that they have to report any income from crime, such as dealing drugs

Happy New Year - Have a Great Civil War

We survived January 6th, but not in the best of condition.

Only one way to live - The Trump way in India

Dog Pulls Cat Around In Sled...And The Cat LOVES It

Hopefully, 2022 will be a year of justice.

It seems pretty clear that the majority of republicans believe the BIG LIE, and at every

OK 2022. I don't trust you. But let's start with THIS and let's have a LOT more of it

San Diego's Nicky Awards are coming back in 2022!

The left is already looking to 2024. Some want to see a Biden primary challenge.

8220 new cases on the AZ Dashboard today, Sat; 125 deaths

2021 in 6 minutes

Ron DeSantis accompanied wife to cancer treatment while critics claimed he was 'missing'

An elegant paper on the release of gaseous alkyl amines into Chinese homes.

Founder of 'ex-gay' Freedom March Jeffrey McCall admits to (still) sleeping with men

Most evangelical objections to vaccines have nothing to do with Christianity

happy new year du . 30 degrees f .100 % clear skies in sonora ca .

Will this pandemic ever end? Here's what happened with the last ones

Biden rings in new year, says there's 'no quit in America'

It's the year 2022... People never change.

DeSantis reappears in public for first time in two weeks after 'staying with his wife through her ca

Early-Morning Fire Completely Destroys Abortion Clinic in Tennessee

Capitol Officer Furious Over Mike Pence's Jan. 6 Comments After Police Saved His Life

Some of dis and Some of dat

Nasty Woman:

My new favorite potato side dish - melting potatoes!

I heard Bernie Kerik turned over a slew of docs to the Jan 6 committee.

Happy New Year...?

AOC Rips 'Creepy Weirdo' Trump Adviser For Fixating On Boyfriend's Feet

Betty White with dogs and cats ❤

I finally watched "Don't Look Up" Last night. NYE

Impact of COVID-19 Controls on the Use of Illicit Drugs and Alcohol in Australia

The USDA's new labeling for genetically modified foods goes into effect Jan. 1.

Omicron is nature's vaccine!

United Airlines offers triple pay to pilots amid travel chaos

Marco Rubio: This virus only causes sore throats. Carry on spreading it around.

Florida breaks single-day COVID case record

Across the Desk S4:E3 (James 'The Traitor' Lankford - Finding Credibility)

Noticed not much activity here, but hoping/trying for help anyway!

In 2022, people will do anything to get what they need...

Just down the road.

Do any of you have a recipe that you want to try in 2022?

ARFID: 'My son's not a picky eater; he's scared of food'

Pure genius - cooking tip 101- be exact, be neat

Video of Desantis and his wife last night at Miami Baptist New Year event.

John Dean: '1/6 investigations are moving faster than Watergate... 1/6 is FAR FROM OVER'

Wonder Woman: "The Pluto File"

Rare turtles keep washing up on Cape Cod. "Turtle movers" fly them to Texas.

Now here's something you REALLY don't see often. A modern scientific paper citing one from 1775.

Two missing from Colorado wild fires

What you do on Hiring Day - you do all year

Tornado Warning for Southwest Kentucky

Is the Slobfather planning his escape to his wife's homeland?

RIP Betty White, one of my favorite sketches with Betty. From SNL 2013

Taking a step back: US colleges returning to online classes

2nd tweet: "Parrots consider this guy with a blue hat as one of their own."

Young elephant has his own way of getting down a hill:

ALERT: Patent free COVID vaccine from Texas proves innovation does not require obscene drug pricing

My first 'awwww' kitten moment of the year.

"The Millionaire" with a 33-year-old BETTY WHITE

Betty White's Pet Set was a labor of love syndicated show that turned 50 this year.

My New Year Present to DU

Farewell to 'our national conscience' at funeral of South Africa's Tutu

Betty White clip:OBMAG

That's it! If January 6th didn't make you angry, then you're unpatriotic!

Betty White: a whole best of Rose collection

Stray Dog Asks Man To Save Her Babies


Conspiracy Theories and the First Amendment

Denver Mass Shooter Lyndon McLeod Identified On Social Media As A 'White Supremacist' And 'Nazi'

I agree with this statement:

At Stevens Pass, epic lines, not-so-epic times amid staff shortage

It's so cold in Minnesota...

Former Broncos head coach Dan Reeves dies

Betty White on Growing a Vagina....Sound political advice.

These facts bother me. Do they bother you?

A word or two for the "occasionally interested in politics" folks:


Dan Reeves passes away at 77

I Have Great Political Hopes for 2022!

"Time to Kill" with a 22-year-old BETTY WHITE

Senate GOP introduces resolution to kill more Americans

GOP Election Audit Demands Info on Dominion Voting Machines in Cities That Don't Use Them

Judge: Prince Andrew can't halt lawsuit with domicile claim

Underated Sit-Com

"The vaccine was rushed."

Parents selling children shows desperation in Afghanistan

Hogan administration found to use disappearing messaging app to communicate with staff

Must Be Santa - Bob Dylan

Ok fellow DUer's,

Eric Adams sworn-in as New York City mayor in Times Square

Ever see a cancer treatment center look like this??

MyPillow CEO Whines After Being Banned From Spamming People With Election Lies

Disappointed in last few movies I've seen. Spider-Man, Suicide Squad, Red Notice

The Joe Moore Award

Jimmy's Walk - Barbara Dennerlein on Hammond B3

They truly have neither a sense of irony, nor any semblance of shame

"Don't look up!"

RE: Betty White - Can a Presidential Medal of Freedom be awarded posthumously?

Am I the only one finding New Year eve shows basically unwatchable?

Betty White, John Madden, Desmond Tutu.

Patterns #1: Bamboo and water/Patterns #2: Fence in morning sun

CNN: Omicron Variant -- Things will likely get worse, experts warn

Minimum wage in Ohio went up 50 cents today.

The Unforgivable - Netflix

Spent New Years Eve with Gladys Knight!

The Tweet of God: My New Year's Resolutions

Judge Delivers Humiliating Blow To Anti Mask School Parents - The Ring of Fire

'Stop the nonsense': See doctor's message to DeSantis (CNN)

Bill Gates new Nuclear Power Plant. Can we say Bond villain yet?

Happy New Year to all of my fellow Loungers.

Michael Cohen draws parallels between 'Succession' and the Trump family - The MeidasTouch

I previously posted my 79-year-old brother got covid

Can anyone please comment on this bit of Covid crap.

hugs to all grieving on this New Day

Our Grandfathers and Fathers Were Antifa!

11 Foods to Eat for Good Luck in the New Year

Derek Chauvin leading lonely 'dismal' life behind bars after George Floyd murder conviction: report

Anyone watch King 5's NYE show?

Cardinal Wilton Gregory, head of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington, tests positive for co

I found this useful: "Tracking regulatory changes in the Biden era"

Illnesses Rise At California Apple Facility Built On Superfund Site - The Ring of Fire

'You ruined my day, bro!' Drunk airline passenger whines about being arrested after punching a cop

"In Good Spirits"

Detroit schools close through Wednesday for COVID-19 testing

Rhode Island Lawmaker Who Sponsored Anti-CRT Bill Whines That Black Friend No Longer Likes Her

Tweet of the Day

59 degrees F, Cloudy, wind 6 mph S in southern MD, looking nw

The Plot Against American Democracy That Isn't Taught in Schools

Serious cognitive problems see abrupt drop among older people, study says

Meet AOC's MAGA opponent for congress Tine Forte.

Is Canada a good country to retire to? We will both have defined benefit pensions...

But wait, there's more.....Florona

The sun reminds us it exists!

Hey.... Du'ers in cannabis-legal states...

A drunken Andy Cohen going off & ranting about Bill de Blasio whilst a drunken Anderson Cooper tries

Opened Ebay box, found myself in COLD WAR!

Anybody watching HBBO's "Harry Potter 20th. Anniversary"?

Ben Dover. Mike Oxlong. Dixie Normus.

the struts w/tom morello - wild child (studio-2020) a pretty kickass tune!

I bought rosemary leaves by mistake

Jennifer Cohn

Richie Havens - Here Comes The Sun

TX audit shows no evidence that the results of the 2020 election were wrong.

175 Pound Tortoise Is The King Of His Household

Idiot Trumpanzee Works Extra Hard To Be Idiot Maskhole Trumpanzee

Yoon's 'Am I an idiot?' remark turns into a viral meme (South Korea)

First part of Texas' 2020 election audit reveals few issues, echoes findings from review processes a

First part of Texas' 2020 election audit reveals few issues, echoes findings from review processes a

En Vogue - Free Your Mind (Official Music Video)

Candace Owens Throws Major Shade At Trump - Rebel HQ

flying to honolulu today? flood advisory for up to 5 inches of rain today....

Trump, Congressional Democrats To Have Dueling Jan. 6 Events (MSNBC)

The 1st Annual "Pacemaker 500" starts today!!!

Sand covered snow in the desert in Saudi Arabia

Betty White and 2021

What's for Dinner, Sat., Jan. 1, 2022


Freedom House: Impact of "long-term democratic decline has become increasingly global in nature."

Jim Jordan Slammed Over House Judiciary GOP Tweet Claiming COVID Boosters Don't Work

Now how come they were able to make the vaccine so quickly?

Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony #6 "Pastoral": I

Boog the chocolate lab

TCM later, a great one!

"The COVID vaccine is part of a scheme to make money for Big Pharma and Anthony Fauci."

Grand Forks ND new record low temp for the date -33 degrees F

Every Day Is Jan. 6 Now

It is sad to have to take part in this death watch for the United States Supreme Court.


Model of Human Society Created 50 Yrs Ago Still Forecasts Tough Times Ahead: 'Limits To Growth' 1972

Kerik: DRAFT LETTER FROM POTUS..well you know what's next!

Nasty Woman

I don't pretend to be an expert on all things AOC, but I'm going to take a wild guess that this is..

Bonus Tweet of the Day

Jane and I want to take this opportunity to wish you and yours a safe and healthy new year.

Amazing! Explore the OneZoom tree of life.

Amazing! Explore the OneZoom tree of life.

Jeff Bezos.

Betty White Setting You Straight

Extra Bonus Tweet of the Day

Sergei Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto #2: III

Sergei Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto #2: III

Dean Ford -- Reflections of My Life

I'll be going back to Bezos.....

If the Ohio State Defensive Coordinator still has a job next year

When an idiot says something that is completely accurate, but not for the reason they think...

Reed, Yellow or Green?

It's been cloudy

Thanks Joe

Black Coffee in Bed

Twenty years ago I made a New Year's resolution to be less cynical

Dang, Michelle (and her Boo)


Two tips for 2022

Every Day Is January 6 Now

Tweet from Michelle Obama - this is SO cool!!! A couple of bad-ass people:

Judge: Prince Andrew can't halt lawsuit with domicile claim

People Get Ready - Petula Clark

New Manhattan DA Takes Over Trump Case

George Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue