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Archives: January 13, 2022

Gaetz "ex-girlfriend" testified before a grand jury today

Schools must be have to learn!

will senate dems finally kill the blue slips repubs use to block judges?

If Biden doesn't run in 2024 is Bernie going to run.

Former President Barack Obama: We need to follow John Lewis' example and fight for our democracy

Virus may infect most, Fauci says, but risk of severe illness 'very, very low' for vaccinated

Do NOT caption this.

Arizona Rock and Roll Marathon

Ari Berman on the filibuster vs. US voting rights

if i were president.

Wow. Et Tu, Durbin?

Why the Catholic Church Is Losing Latin America

States With the Best COVID-19 Vaccination Rates

China Is Finding Fewer Reliable Sources of Coal. That Could Be Bad News for the Climate

Congressman Matt Gaetz May Be A Step Closer To An Indictment (MSNBC)

One possible problem with eliminating the filibuster to get new voting laws passed...

Sen. Rounds pushes GOP to get 'louder' on false Trump claims

When you're getting your Amazon package and don't want the cat to escape

Soaring COVID-19 cases renew US debate over mask mandates

Here is the entire Durbin video (so you don't have to come to a conclusion...

Does Anyone Know What Happened At The USPS Board Of Commissioners'/Governors' Meeting

"And Mitch is a coward"?

Eastern US on alert for a thumping from another major winter storm

Texas Cops Caught Violating The Constitution - Rebel HQ

Westbound 520 Closure Planned Thursday Night

My daughter tested positive for covid.

Man Hammers Away at Statue by Pedophile

The New MAGA Hotness Is Getting COVID and Vlogging From Your Hospital Bed


Comprehensive Voting Rights Legislation will NEVER pass.

Schumer reveals endgame for clash over filibuster and voting reform

Clay Aiken Slams 'Sickly Demented' Donald Trump, Says Ex-President Has 'Psychiatric' Issues

Major U.S. Bank Threatens to Not Pay Unvaccinated Employees: 'We're Not Going to Pay You to Not Work

Lindell: '300-some million people' belong in jail for voter fraud

What's this about? Trump served with... what?

House votes to expand GI benefits for National Guard, Reserve troops

Carl Bernstein: (almost) all will be revealed, 1/6 is "in excess of anything we saw in Watergate"

Here Marc Elias' analysis of Schumers soon to be unleashed strategy to defeat fillibuster on Voting

Follow for Live Updates: Democracy Docket . VOTING RIGHTS ACT

Evictions ramp up in states as pandemic moratoriums come to an end

Temporary COVID-19 testing site opens in Pierce County

Novak Djokovic 'WILL be kicked out of Australia on Thursday'

Bill hardening penalties for election worker harassment OK'd

The GOP really caught a break...

Pretty Sunset Tonight

Herschel Walker wants to be the next Dr. Oz

*ring* *ring* - for Star Wars AND Simpsons fans

Trump lawyers confirm he's getting charged

Gutless: 'Mini-Trump' DeSantis Crushed By 'Big Trump' Over Vaccine (MSNBC)

The case for Subpoenaing/Investigating Reps Jim Jordan & Scott Perry for Covering-Up Trump's Crimes

Judge tells ex-prison guard convicted of sexually assaulting a female inmate join the military or go

'Rust' Armorer Sues Production's Ammo Supplier, Claims She Could Have Prevented Fatal Accident If Al

National Lampoon - Missing White House Tapes

John Lennon and other dead stars to perform at Trump AZ event this Saturday (according to QAnon)

Josh Hawley introducing his own bill to ban lawmakers from trading stock

Dick Durbin To GOP: Our Turn To Confirm Judicial Nominees Without Your Consent

Jan. 6 Committee Asks Kevin McCarthy To Voluntarily Cooperate With Their Investigation - Deadline MSNBC

Tweet of the Night (for those complaining about Biden's tone):

Did They Tread On You? Aw, poor baby

See One Nurse's Stark Warning Amid Omicron Surge: No Beds Means No Beds (MSNBC)

The case for Subpoenaing/Investigating Reps Jim Jordan & Scott Perry for Covering-Up Trump's Crimes

Adam Schiff: Jan 6 Committee public hearings will being in a "couple of weeks".....

How did Trump Jr. manage to send me an unsolicited political ad to my private

Got Zoom Bombed at a community meeting this week.

Trump allies' fake Electoral College certificates offer fresh insights about plot to overturn Biden'

When you leave your cat too long with grandma

You're Probably Going To Get Omicron. The Important Thing Is Not To Get It Now

Radicalization pipelines: How targeted advertising on social media drives people to extremes

Mandatory Wednesday Mike Malloy thread

Trump's Legal Problems In Georgia Are Getting Much Worse - Ring of Fire

Anderson Cooper 360 - @SenSanders on CDC's mask recommendations and what he is proposing

Bonus Tweet of the Day

Rep. Aguilar: Committee Wants To Ask McCarthy About Trump 'Mindset' Around Jan. 6 - All In - MSNBC

Remembering Bob Saget: The Best Moments from His Roast

Black Progressive Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick Beats Cocaine Felon Confederate Tattoo Florida Man

Yankees introduce Rachel Balkovec as first woman manager in Minor League Baseball

Jim Carrey addresses the GOP directly (NSFW)

I swear.......I just saw a Fawking RO JO ADVERTISEMENT!!!! 🤬 🤬 🤬 it's January!!!!

Dr. Fauci finally responds to VIRAL hot mic moment calling Republican a "moron" - Brian Tyler Cohen

Any advice for someone who has lost both parents?

Elizabeth Warren: We Can Launch Voting Rights Bill, But Don't Yet Have Landing Gear - All In - MSNBC

My coworker's son is a doctor

Many people are like Donald Trump: They don't know when to "Shut the F**k Up..

Kevin McCarthy Refuses Interview Request From Jan. 6 Committee

A Menace to Public Health': Doctors Demand Spotify Puts an End to Covid Lies on 'Joe Rogan'

Democrats Work To Convince Manchin, Sinema Of The 'Changed Circumstance' Needing New Rules - TRMS

Boris Johnson's future on a knife edge after No 10 party apology

Novak Djokovic faces fine or prison for breaking isolation while Covid positive

Tiny puppy learning to herd sheep, and the sheep treat him like a tag along kid:

Pipeline spills 300,000 gallons of diesel near New Orleans

They're shooting the hostages. And the hostages are school kids and teachers.

Sewage discharge into the Rio Grande ends 4 months after initial pipeline break

'*You are free to ask the party chair,' Phx, EDITED

I love it when strangers' dogs decide they want to cuddle me like this:

LAPD Falsely Blames Temporary Closing of Wilshire Station on 'DEFUNDING' in Face of COVID Surge

Texan pleads guilty Capitol breach role holding beer can

*Steve Schmidt coming up at end of Lawrence show.

Van Gogh's paintings come to life:

Salvadoran journalists' phones hacked with spyware, report finds

'Messages between houses'

Which investigation do you think is most likely to nail Trump?

Footage:. AZ State Rep. refuses to answer question on signing fake elector doc

Dark Shadows and Beyond: The Jonathan Frid Story

This Treacherous Lying Weasel

Tweeter mistakes Maru for Miri's mother--but the video is typically Maru cute:

GOP Rep. Trey Hollingsworth announces he won't seek reelection to Indiana seat

A vast new ocean sanctuary

Finally, The promise of MENTAL HEALTH PARITY realized!

That's MY baby! Give her back! Ewww--now she smells like a human. Gotta clean her off:

Seth Meyers - Trump Hangs Up on NPR After Being Fact-Checked on Election Lies: A Closer Look

'It broke my heart': U.S. judge furious over conditions for Texas foster kids sent out of state

Ronnie Spector, lead singer of the Ronettes, died today at age 78.

UT researchers warn COVID hospitalizations will surge beyond previous high

Didn't see THAT coming...

So the rules of voting on the senate floor are more important than our voting rights

This is as close as it gets to Buddhist Blues. This is Tampa Red with "It hurts me too"

*FFFF blabs that mcconnell is a loser for not backing his 2020 lie.

Trump exits NPR interview abruptly

I teach a total of 126 students each day. Today I had 37 absent due to covid

Rep. Adam Schiff: Jan. 6 Was Just One Part Of Broader Plan To Overturn Election - The ReidOut - MSNBC

david bowie sings My Way

Trump Shades "Gutless" DeSantis Over Booster Comments & Cannabis for COVID!

If you did nothing wrong answer the questions....dude....

McCarthy says he will not cooperate with January 6 committee probe

Virginia Beach Police used forged forensic documents in interrogations

Trump and the corrupt Republicans must thread the needle.

1st class human being bruce springsteen - save the last dance for me

Tennessee Prison Rejects Book Donations Because 'Malcolm X Not Allowed'

2021 shattered job market records, but it's not as good as it looks

Be My Baby - Ronnie Spector - RIP

Opinion: Joe Manchin's arguments for the filibuster keep getting more ludicrous

McConnell Makes Racist Argument To Defend Blocking Voting Rights Says Elie Mystal - The ReidOut MSNBC

They Are Coming

Really hard classic science fiction quiz...(try not to google)

Big winter storm Sunday-Monday probably brings snow that changes to rain in D.C. area

CNN reporting at 11.30 01.12.2022 that Australia may yet still yank Novak Jackoff's visa

The Republican Party has made a decision about Trump.

WI GOP State Senator: No way to prevent COVID since you "can't physically see the virus"

leonard cohen - save the last dance for me (didn't realize this song was so popular

U2 - With Or Without You

John Pavlovitz: Why I've Lost Respect For My Republican Friends

Rep. Adam Kinzinger: 'Spirit Of Fear' Is Infecting The Republican Party

If the Orange LOSER, while still president, pused vax and masks and all other measures . . . . .

NATO leaders say "significant differences" remain with Russia over Ukraine

Chumbawamba - Tubthumping (Official Video)

The FBI Was Looking for This Armed Man From Jan. 6. We Found Him

R.E.M. - Everybody Hurts (live at Glastonbury, 2003)

Portraits of fear and loss: Taliban rule through the eyes of four women in Afghanistan

One of the best soundtracks of my (and I am certain millions of others') youth left us today.

Santana - Winning

Rep. Raskin: Kevin McCarthy Is 'Hiding' From The Jan. 6 Committee - The Last Word - MSNBC

People should be deliriously happy for just the simple fact that Biden isn't Trump

Every major economy on the planet today is battling inflation bc of pandemic

The Who - Pinball Wizard

The backstory on Fauci's 'what a moron' comment about a senator

Biden, former congressional colleagues pay tribute to Reid, who is lying in state at U.S. Capitol

OH GOP Congressman: District of Columbia masking and proof-of-vaccine rules are like the Holocaust

Headed towards full...

David Rothkopf: Dems Can't Afford to Form a Circular Firing Squad on Voting Rights

McConnell makes racist argument to defend blocking voting rights Elie Mystal says

Lawrence O'Donnell: Senators Believe It's Still Possible To Get Manchin's Vote - The Last Word MSNBC

Bexar County elections official on state's new mail-in ballot rules: 'It's just ridiculous'

The US Must Prepare for War Against Russia Over Ukraine

𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐑𝐨𝐧𝐞𝐭𝐭𝐞𝐬 - 𝐁𝐞 𝐌𝐲 𝐁𝐚𝐛𝐲

One more one Steely Dan

For the first time in 5 days, German electricity carbon intensity has fallen below 400 g CO2/kwh.

Dr Fauci v Rand Paul

Trading Spouses - Military Edition

Waxing Gibbous, 80% visible

Ezra Klein: Real Political Engagement Can Defeat Trumpism - The Last Word - MSNBC

Waxing Gibbous, 80% visible

CyFair School Board Ran On Anti-CRT; Now Speaking Against Hiring Black Teachers

Phytoremediation of soils contaminated with heavy metals and the production of biooils.

He's a Rebel

Prince George's County Public Schools will resume in-person learning on Tuesday,

McCarthy Facing Another Possible Republican Indictment As Gaetz Case Develops - Rachel Maddow MSNBC

Yesterday my son drove me to pick up a new keyboard, when my keyboard failed.

Lioness spares wildebeest calf, leads it back to its herd

Earth is at the center of a 1,000-light-year-wide 'Swiss cheese' bubble carved out by supernovas

U. S. Steel Selects Osceola, Arkansas as Location for Most Advanced Steelmaking Facility in North

'Diamond rain' on Uranus and Neptune seems likely

Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow

Federal funding halted for Hurricane Harvey assistance

January 6 Committee Documents Suggest Meadows Involvement In Fake Elector Scheme - Rachel Maddow

Hay Sailor!1

McCarthy Changes Tune On Cooperation As January 6th Committee Seeks His Testimony - Rachel Maddow

Lindsey Graham says he won't back Mitch McConnell for Senate GOP leader if he doesn't have a 'workin

The GOP as told by Orwell. "The creatures outside looked from pig to man,.."

KanYE Planning Russia Trip to Meet Putin, Perform Sunday Service, & meet a billionare businessman ..

Atrocious but efficient: How ranchers used barbed wire to make phone calls

Another Cringey Performance Calls Into Question Competence Of Favored Georgia Republican - TRMS

Fake Elector Struggles To Explain Role In Scheme To Submit False Election Papers - Rachel Maddow

"Parental rights" started on the Christian fringe -- now it's the GOP's winning issue

judge says it wouldnt be right to sentence rapist to prison. Blames parents for the rape

Report Debunks Manchin's Inflation Argument Against Build Back Better

(N.M.) DA speaks out after suspect on GPS ankle monitor goes on crime spree

Attorney: Judge made error in sentencing woman who took her 14-year-old son into U.S. Capitol on 1/6

prince andrew... dun dun dun...

Trump Picks Public Fight With Mitch McConnell - The 11th Hour - MSNBC

Conservative groups target state, local voter registration rolls with multiple lawsuits

Dog lost for four months found alive on snowy hillside, reunited with owner

Dog lost for four months found alive on snowy hillside, reunited with owner

Stephen Colbert - Monologue and Opening - 1/12/22

In Role as Judge, Donald van der Vaart Rules on Behalf of DEQ, Hog Farms, and Against Environmental

State workers can use 24-hours of paid community service leave to help ease K-12 staffing shortages

Members of Congress are our employees , so why should they be allowed to refuse subpoena's ?

Superintendent of Public Instruction Catherine Truitt trash-talks critical thinking

After a 'horrendous' 2021, the I.R.S. will start the tax season with a major backlog.

Tennessee homeowners impacted by COVID pandemic can get up to $40,000

NC can go ahead with political maps, court rules in win for GOP ahead of 2022 midterms

Glenn Beck Says He Has COVID Again and It's Hit His Lungs, but He's Taking Ivermectin

US Senate seats up for re-election in 2022 that the Democrats will be winning.

North Carolina hospitals filling with COVID-19 patients and plead for public's help to turn tide

Now Lindsey!

Ohio GOP Congressman posts Nazi health card in attack on DC vaccine mandate

Will Judge Amit Mehta hand down his decision today

I am a rabbi in a hospital ICU. This is what the COVID surge looks like to our exhausted staff.

Texan pleads guilty Capitol breach role holding beer can

Breakfast Thursday 13 January 2022

Former NC CEO admits embezzling $15 million to fund 'extravagant lifestyle,' feds say

I asked the waiter if my burger 🍔 would be long?

Email to a friend in WI . State Rep. Treig Pronschinske you can't see the virus you can't stop it.

Omicron So Contagious Most Americans Will Get Covid, Top US Health Officials Say: FDA Head, Fauci

How Hatred Of Women Is Fueling The Far-Right: A new report finds that misogyny is flourishing online

Can a knowledgeable Du'er explain undocumented people voting in NY and CA?

How Hatred Of Women Is Fueling The Far-Right: A new report finds that misogyny is flourishing online

Biden's Schedule for Thursday, January 13, 2022

"KAYAK Denier" Ad LOL

Republican Senator Mike Rounds of South Dakota Pushes GOP To Get 'Louder' On False Trump Claims

Inflation threatens to turn 2022 into 'annus horribilis' for Powell, Biden: Morning Brief

The study of the North American teenage male is interesting

Ronnie Spector: a life in pictures

Trump and booster shots - once again skipping over the obvious

SCOTUS takes up a case, brought by Ted Cruz, that could legalize bribery

State employees association eyes hazard pay, cost of living increases ahead of legislative session

State bill would establish school voucher-like program in South Carolina

Thursday TOONs - Second Opinion

On January 13, 1952, the passenger train "City of San Francisco" got trapped on the Donner Pass.

Dorothy Ashby & Frank Wess - In a Minor Groove (1958)

Newberry Co. Sheriff's Office reports reveal new events & allegations leading up to lawmaker's

Australian Open: Djokovic has been placed on the top line of the Australian Open draw as the #1 seed

New York Magazine Union: Thanks to everyone who supported us today ... (and Bernie)

SC lawmaker proposes removing Sims monument from State House grounds. Here's why

SC lawmaker proposes removing Sims monument from State House grounds. Here's why

Abortion grows as priority issue for Democrats: AP-NORC poll

Guardian: Ronnie Spector: a life in pictures

SC man gets 60 days to decide whether to face trial on Capitol riot charges or plead guilty

5 Years In, USFS/ORNL Experiment Showing Dire Outlook For Boreal Forests

SC House advances congressional maps mostly favoring Republicans

RCMP Commissioner Took 3 Yrs To Respond To Police Spying Complaint So She Lost The Lawsuit

The Bold Economic Move Joe Biden Refuses to Make

R.I. National Guard deployed to psychiatric hospital in Providence

American Red Cross declares national blood crisis

Nearly 60 police chiefs back suit against Missouri gun law

Luca Stricagnoli

Local psychiatrist weighs in on Dry January health benefits

Dear people over 80...

COVID surge causes flight reductions at Columbia (MO) Regional Airport

I do believe pets can sense when you are in pain. That's not such a good thing, with Madoc!

Delta loses $408 million; 8,000 employees hit with infection

Vermont lawmakers are considering changes to the state's aid-in-dying law.

Cutting-edge 'seagliders' will be built in Rhode Island

Global Warming May Not Be The Primary Driver, But It's Increasingly Cited By New Arrivals In Vermont

Tennessee woman wrongfully convicted in rape, murder case finally free after 30+ years

AZ Republican who signed phony 'certification' flees from reporter's questioning.

Rust shooting: armourer sues guns and ammunition supplier

The house voted last month for a

Day 29 of the Mark Meadows Criminal Referral

'Not the cruise I signed up for': 30-fold increase in Covid cases upends industry

Arbitrator rejects contract that would have required Methuen to pay some police captains $500,000 a

Should there perhaps be a criteria for allowing people to run for Democratic nominations?

Jobless claims: Another 230,000 Americans filed new claims last week

Nevada candidate seeks Trump's favor with Florida TV spot

Chili Cheese Omelette. I'll say no more!

House will debate/vote on John Lewis Voting Rights Act this morning...

Hemp compounds may prevent Covid infections research from Oregon shows

More than 1 million fewer students are in college, the lowest enrollment numbers in 50 years

Parental controls 😆😁😆😳😳😳

I'll never get used to reading this sentence

Ronnie Spector, '60s icon who sang 'Be My Baby,' dies at 78

Fox News aired a 2011 photo of a Japanese convenient store to bash 'bare shelves Biden'

TFG recently recommending EVERY ONE should get covid vax AND booster

Come In From The Cold

+/- 70% Of Infrastructure On Permafrost Sited In Regions Facing Near-Surface Thaw By 2050

A way around the filibuster, Go Schumer

Glenn Beck reveals he has Covid AGAIN and it's moved to unvaccinated radio host's lungs

Eric Boehlert: Inflation's a global dilemma -- the press blames Biden

Jan van Goyen was born on this date.


U.S. House of Representatives begins a one hour debate on H.R. 5746, a NASA bill

EU agency says omicron pushing COVID-19 out of pandemic phase

As I finished check out at a store, this morning, the clerk sneezed - said she didn't feel well

lets dance 3 ,QUADRILLES

Colleges lost 465,000 students this fall. The continued erosion of enrollment is raising alarms.

Opinion-release liveblog starting NOW on SCOTUSblog:

Yes, They Will STILL Need 60 Votes to End Debate on "The Bill"...BUT

Florida Woman Accused Of Throwing Glitter Containers At Man Faces Felony Case

Yay! It's Kick Rees-Mogg Day!

Chinese agent infiltrates UK Parliament, says MI5

Do we as individual Democrats and US citizens have standing to sue Margie Green for threatening us?

The Supreme Court's Right Turn Goes Way Beyond Guns And Abortion

Looking for help finding an independent/assisted living facility in central/north Florida

One response from Trump's NPR interview that hangs out there...

Unions are not only good for workers, they're good for communities and for democracy

Bounty Laws

LIVE 10:30AM ET: House votes on new voting rights legislation

LIVE 10:30AM ET: Biden gives remarks on the use of military personnel to handle COVID-19 surge

Tweet of the Day

Our last "Train Odyssey" before Covid - Niagara Falls to Atlantic City by Rail

Weather Service warned VDOT of heavy snow threat ahead of I-95 disaster

Joe Pass was born on this date.

What today's GOP stands for

Trump loyalists form alliance in bid to take over election process in key states

Nevada Republicans sent National Archives fake electoral certificates saying Trump won elect

18,573 new cases on the AZ Dashboard today, Thurs; 10 deaths

A scientist's rapid COVID tests never made it to the public. Here's how that shaped the pandemic

Can randomly selected citizens govern better than elected officials?

Saw this and had to laugh

Marvel, WEBTOON Announce Their First Collaborative Comic

Our most anticipated comics of 2022

Comic Book Reviews for This Week: 1/12/2022

Soliciting Multiversity: Marvel's Top 10 for March 2022

Art of the Week: Week of 1/12/22

The Rundown: January 13, 2022

Inundated on Facebook 😦

New U.S. Postal board chair backs DeJoy, urges Congress to approve reforms

Strange atmospheric conditions are making the planes at National Airport much louder

What to look for when 'shopping' for an independent/assisted living facility

Study challenges evolutionary theory that DNA mutations are random

The NFL returns to ratings dominance

Lindsey Graham just threatened Mitch McConnell over TFG

Top U.S. & World Headlines -- January 13, 2022

Cobra Gets Himself Stuck In Fence

"Sometimes I forget that this strategy of forging electoral college certificates extended to NM."

Of course energy prices look inflationary...

Cy-Fair ISD trustee's comments on Black teachers spark accusations of racism

Cy-Fair ISD trustee's comments on Black teachers spark accusations of racism

Good Day DU (January 13, 2022)

I have an 8th Amendment question

On the Frontline Against China, the US Coast Guard Is Taking on Missions the US Navy Can't Do

LOL! Little one "helps" Grandma make cookies.

Texas Denying Most Guard Troops at Border Chance to Help Families Suffering Hardships at Home

Obamacare is proving popular in red states that didn't expand Medicaid

The Voters Decide. Be a Voter! Help Others Vote!

Navy Helicopter Slams into Woods During Emergency Landing in Virginia

Trump allies' fake Electoral College certificates offer fresh insights about plot to overturn Biden'

Russia Won't Rule Out Military Deployment to Cuba, Venezuela

The Lincoln Project - Ernst Owning the Libs

Last of New Class of Navy Warships Departs Shipyard

Just dammit.

Watchdog to Audit Military's Screening for Extremists at Enlistment

The ethics of a second chance: Pig heart transplant pioneer stabbed a man seven times years ago

U.S. Plans Record Offshore Wind Sale

The time Herschel Walker was pushing a "dry mist" that "was EPA and FDA approved to kill COVID":

McCarthy says he will not cooperate with Jan. 6 committee probe (CNN)

Trump Calls NPR the Worst TV Network in America

Navient reaches $1.85 billion settlement over student loan practices

"The Coming Coup": Ari Berman on Republican Efforts to Steal Future Elections

The debates didn't work for Trumpbaby, so now those are out too

R.N.C. Signals a Pullout From Presidential Debates

Polish church says it's wrong to ask if abuse victim is gay

Russia ratchets up pressure on Europe, says 'no grounds' for further talks on security

Interesting chart on mask protection!

Sinema is going to give a speech defending the filibuster.

Has a president who had just lost re-election ever before been accepted as

The past seven years have been the hottest in recorded history, new data shows

The U.S. House passes #HR5746, the Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act.

Astronomers Discover a Planet with One of the Most Unusual Shapes Ever Seen

Middle Age Riot tweet:

The US Must Prepare for War Against Russia Over Ukraine

I am proud of the Democratic Party in spite of the struggles

Armed woman arrested outside of Capitol Police headquarters Wednesday.

The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 5746, the Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act

Actor/comedian Charles Nelson Reilly was #BornOnThisDay, Jan. 13, 1931.

There's a lying piece of shit on my television

Kevin McCarthy channeling Eddie Haskel.

Actor/comedian Rip Taylor was #BornOnThisDay, Jan. 13, 1931.

Mother fatally shoots sons, 9 months old and 3, then herself, Pasco sheriff says

Some of dis and Some of dat

Ohio Supreme Court's GOP Chief Justice Challenges Party With Appeal To Voters On Redistricting

Actor Billy Gray was #BornOnThisDay, Jan. 13, 1938. He played "Bud" in TV's Father Knows Best.

John Fugelsang tweet:

Gaetz Claims Sex Trafficking Allegations Stem From Powerful Enemies In Ms. Bassman's Geometry class

Lindsey Graham picks side in Trump vs. McConnell divide (CNN)

Houston reports child under 10 died from COVID, the city's youngest virus death

The Biggest reveal of the pandemic is how many crazy people there are "Jim Gaffigan"

Actor Billy Gray was #BornOnThisDay, Jan. 13, 1938. He played "Bud" in TV's Father Knows Best.

Sean Hannity's deeply embarrassing 'interview' with Paul Manafort

Interesting data table re: COVID/masking showing "Time to Infectious Dose..."

GOP lawmaker compares Covid-19 measures to Nazi Germany (CNN)

They bought a blender. Three weeks later, their cats continue to hold it hostage.

Biden announces 500 million more tests will be purchased for Americans.

As part of the upcoming televised public Jan 6 hearings, I recommend that McCarthy's

Question about this filibuster maneuver

Former President Barack Obama: We need to follow John Lewis' example and fight for our democracy

Blue Nashville to be split into three red congressional districts

Here's a thought:

Former President Barack Obama: We need to follow John Lewis' example and fight for our democracy

Charles Pierce: Herschel Walker Makes Tommy Tuberville Look Like a Statesman

Biden Plans To Make 'High-Quality Masks' Widely Available And Free For Americans (MSNBC)

Tired of the false narrative

U.S. Ranks 59th Globally for Covid-19 Vaccinations, Just Behind Iran

Dick Durbin To GOP: Our Turn To Confirm Judicial Nominees Without Your Consent

MAGA McCarthy, at his Press Spewing, answered all 6 January

Pic Of The Moment: Republicans Who Spent Years Investigating Benghazi...

How are Biden's Covid numbers slipping

Mark Kelly's opponent in AZ Senate race is one of the fraudulent "electors"

Prince Andrew stripped of all royal, military titles & patronages, including using HRH.

Sinema, 'inspired' by a woman who filbustered in the Senate against the elimination of the poll tax

Bernie Sanders Demands Refunds for Seniors Hit by Medicare Premium Hike

Could Be.

McConnell's tirade against Biden's defense of voting rights was exactly what Democrats needed

Sinema to Democrats: For the sake of unity, sit back and enjoy the Republican

Homemade Stuffed Mushroom Caps Recipe

Excellent George Conway comment on those forged electoral votes:

Who's Sweating Now? Ghislaine Maxwell Ends Fight to Keep John Doe Names Sealed

McCarthy lies about stuff that's on video for fuck's sake.

Vice President Harris on the rumor of a Biden/Cheney ticket in 2024:

Eric Boehlert: Inflation's a global dilemma -- the press blames Biden

'Green' fuels will cost the consumer -- but we need to think long term, Maersk CEO says

THE GODFATHER - 50th Anniversary Trailer - Paramount Movies

And there you have it. Goodbye, BBB. Goodbye, voting rights legislation.

A probable outcome of getting close, but not changing Senate rules, will

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis bashes Biden while spending Washington bucks

The "Disease of Division"

Steve Winwood - Dear Mr. Fantasy - Live

House Republican leader rejects Capitol attack panel's request to cooperate

Mask, Covid Test Manufacturers Scramble To Keep Up With Demand Amid Surge (MSNBC)

Prince Andrew? Duke of York? Did he make the tea? Military and 'royal highness' titles dropped.

Prince Andrew loses military titles and patronages

America shrugged: As long as selfishness wins, the pandemic is here to stay

The coming coup: How Republicans are laying the groundwork to steal future elections

Kyrsten Sinema Dooms Democrats' Voting Rights Push

Liz Cheney says Kevin McCarthy is 'clearly trying to cover up what happened' at the Capitol riot aft

Stray Dog Protected The Kitten Until They Were Rescued Together

Biden says announcement coming next week on free high-quality masks

Wash. state reports 43 percent increase in breakthrough COVID-19 cases

I think Rachael Maddow should work for the Justice Department

The puzzle of America's record Covid hospital rate

Olympia conducts second sweep of RVs, homeless residents on Ensign Road

Roofing company fined $425K for safety violations

What's in the major voting rights bill Senate Democrats are mounting a last-ditch effort to pass

Someone figured out how Pence massaged the rules of the Electoral College counting session to avoid

It Is Obvious That States Should Not Be Allowed To Run Their Own Elections Any Way They Want

Sinema rejects filibuster change as Democratic leaders push for voting rights

Yes, Donald Trump Is the Antichrist

Why should we accept a Republican-majority Congress, McCarthy as majority leader, or Greene as

Last hour it was Manchin. This hour it is Sinema. No matter, all they do is smash hope.

Wholesale prices jump nearly 10% in 2021, another sign of growing inflation

Fauci didn't say "what a moron" he said "what's up Maureen"

RNC threatens to require their candidates pledge not to participate in general election debates

More Than 8,000 Kroger Grocery Workers Strike in Colorado

Republicans are not interested in policy or governing or making lives better.

Ponder this for a moment...

Chuck Todd Tells Dick Durbin Democrats Just Need To Win More Elections

Tell me that TFG did not know about the forged ballots

BIGBUG - Official Trailer - Netflix

Stewart Rhodes, Oath Keepers Leader, charged with SEDITIOUS CONSPIRACY in Jan. 6 Investigation

Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes arrested, charged in Jan. 6 conspiracy

Joe Manchin praises Kyrsten Sinema's refusal to tweak filibuster as voting rights bill stymied

'It's starting to go into my lungs': Unvaxxed Glenn Beck says he has Covid-19 again

What fake 2020 Electoral College certificates tell us about America's fragile democracy

if I was to post anything else right now, it would be an obscenity-filled all-caps rant and----

The heat stays on: Earth hits 6th warmest year on record

Post visibility???

Spousal benefits - SSA / Retirement

Republicans care more about consensual blow jobs than insurrections.

Nick Alahverdian, suspected of faking his death, found in Scotland, say police

We deserve to lose our Congressional majorities when our elected officials do not support the people

Cartoons 1/13/2022

No march, but many ways to celebrate MLK Day in Everett

Hydrogen-powered aircraft company ZeroAvia coming to Everett

Michigan woman arrested near Capitol had loaded shotgun, and she wanted to talk about Jan. 6

With down payment of 'sweat,' 9 Stanwood families are homeowners

Seditious conspiracy

Rand Paul Admits He Attacks Fauci Because Its Good For Fundraising - The Ring of Fire

Time to make N95 masks the standard for covid fight

Repairs to Mt. Bachelor's Skyliner Express prove challenging; lift to remain down ...

As carriers cut routes across US, Alaska Airlines restores flights from Everett's Paine Field

DOJ Press release

Texas school board member's comments link Black teachers and dropout rates

The Supreme Court's Right Turn Goes Way Beyond Guns And Abortion

Michael Cohen sues the boss who hardly remembers him

So I am put in mind of a song written for the role of Tevye as he thinks of . . . . . .

TurningPoint USA afterparty attended by Matt Gaetz didn't go so well

Court reverses rebuke against state Sen. Sarah Eckhardt for wearing "pussyhat," mocking Gov. Greg Ab

Nurse! -- Yes?

Boom! Oath Creeper's leader and 10 others arrested by DOJ. Charged with seditious conspiracy.

LIVE: Senate debates voting rights legislation and possible Russian pipeline sanctions

AP: Russia threatens troops in Cuba, Venezuela if tensions mount re: Ukraine.

Violent online messages before Capitol riot went unshared by DHS, emails show

Oath Keepers Leader Arrested In Jan. 6 Investigation (MSNBC)

Seditious Conspiracy is a more serious charge than Insurrection.

Biden heads to Capitol Hill to rally Democrats on voting rights

Robert Reich Reads More Mean Tweets Taking on Your Tweets Ep. 2

Tweet: It makes no sense--Mitch McConnell can confirm 3 Supreme Court justices for Trump with 51

Biden sending medical teams to 6 states to help hospitals overwhelmed by COVID-19

How Foreign Spies Infiltrate US Police

Why Voting Rights Can't Be Bipartisan

Supreme court blocks

Some Grocery Shelves Are Still Barren. Here's a List of Stores With Shortages Around the Area.

Comal County Democratic Party headquarters vandalized

Hank Green, author and science communicator, joins 75th anniversary Doomsday Clock announcement

Texas Denying Most Guard Troops at Border Chance to Help Families Suffering Hardships at Home

As Oceans Hit Record Temp, Greenpeace And Javier Bardem Team Up On Climate Action (MSNBC)

I demand an apology!

If you don't want to get rid of the filibuster and you're so interested in consensus, why not...

BREAKING: Supreme Court blocks Biden workplace vaccine-or-test requirement

McCarthy Claims Democrats 'Played Politics' With Jan. 6 Committee Requests (MSNBC)

Biden says his administration will make free high-quality face masks available to all Americans

Texas shows the dangers of indifference to omicron

Fifteen years after "An Inconvenient Truth" documentary, Al Gore speaks about climate change

Ten Years on, Costa Concordia Shipwreck Still Haunts Survivors, Islanders

Supreme Court blocks workplace vaccine requirements, allows requirement for health-care workers

DSCC needs to fund Finkenauer's IA US Senate campaign.


Official press release from DOJ explaining *SEDITIOUS CONSPIRACY* re: the 1/6attack on Congress.

DOJ press releases by email!

Study suggests that compounds in cannabis can prevent COVID-19 infections

Beau of the Fifth Column - Let's talk about voting rights and it's impact on voter turnout....

Breaking News: Stewart Rhodes, the leader and founder of the Oath Keepers militia, was arrested and

DOJ: Leader of Oath Keepers and 10 Other Individuals Indicted for Seditious Conspiracy

Work Conversation about vaccine

Jan 5 Photo of arrested Oath Keeper leader mtg in a garage w/other sedition leaders

Ron DeSantis Keeps a Tight Grip on Power

'After-School Satan Club' planned at Illinois elementary school. District explains why

Man charged with storming Capitol made rap videos about riot

Why the Left Couldn't Destroy Rahm Emanuel

Bentz: 'The election was not stolen, it was bought'

LIVE 3PM(?) Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki and National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan

Lawmaker is back again with plan to shield records on Kentucky public officers

Washington state senator escorted from Capitol after 'testing' COVID protocols

So, Sinema is against voter suppression, but

Is a senator lying if they say they support a bill but refuse to break the filibuster for it?

Supreme Court blocks nationwide vaccine and testing mandate for large businesses, allows health care

Open note to Kyrsten Sinema

Morning Joe on Republican politicians & GOP 'Grifters' like Trump. It's a 'PTL Club Scheme.'

Sinema says no! Sen. Chris Murphy warns on filibuster! Two Democrats facilitating Trump's 2024 coup!

Mob Descends On Washington State Department Of Health - They Don't Want To Get Locked Up

Army Investigating Guard's Federal Border Mission Amid Reports of Problems in Texas

A very serious question.

Prince Andrew Officially Stripped Of All Military Titles, Royal Patronages

Ohio Congressman posts Nazi health card in attack on DC vaccine mandate

'We Have People Living Out Of Their Cars': 8,000 Kroger Workers Strike Over Wages

Sinema voted 35 days ago to carve the debt ceiling out from the filibuster

It's funny how I don't mind showing my COVID-19 vaccination card

Jan. 6 committee broaches witness tampering and Trump

Supreme Court Blocks Enforcement Of Biden's Vaccine Mandate For Businesses (MSNBC)

FBI charges Oath Keepers leader and others over Capitol attack (CNN)

Finished watching the Harlan Coben series

This might be a candidate for worst timed tweet of 2022.

Rescue Dog Hides In The Corner Until The Right Person Comes Along

Shredded 'stellar streams' could lead to the Milky Way's missing dark matter

This is what happens when you assume...

The 'Loser' Is Winning the Battle for Fox News

How big of a story is the forged electoral documents?

The Lincoln Project-Alternative headline: Key GOP Coalition Leader Arrested in Jan. 6 Investigation

Rep. Hoyer: 'Giving Up Is Not An Option On Voting Rights' (MSNBC)

Earth inhales and exhales carbon in mesmerizing animation

GOP Attorney Generals group held war games in 2020

"You" original song by yours truly

Detailed DC storm briefing for Sunday. Key points:

So the feds can read the encrypted signal messages

Biden Sees Scant Hope for Voting Bills While Vowing to Fight On

More from the DOJ press release r.e. sedition charges against Oath Keepers.

Mandate ok for healthcare facilities, but not for businesses. I wonder if the jackasses who ruled

( Tweet ) Robert Reich @RBReich: Kroger paid its CEO $22,000,000.

Statement by President Joe Biden On the U.S. Supreme Court's Decision on Vaccine Requirements

What courage looks like...

Biden Sees Scant Hope for Voting Bills While Vowing to Fight On

After Biden meeting, Manchin issues lengthy statement: "I will not vote to eliminate or weaken the..

Conservatives DUPED By YouTuber Parody - Rebel HQ

Bonus Tweet of the Day

Her mustache would make any man jealous

Did the founder of the Oath Keepers

Man rescues & raises precious baby opossum:

Va. attorney general overturns 58 historic legal opinions that perpetuated racism

Reddit, Twitter, Alphabet, and Meta/Facebook all subpoenaed for records by 1/6 Committee

Council on National Policy: Behind the curtain of voter suppression and dismantling democracy

'I Know Data': Texas School Board Member Goes on Racist Rant

House Jan. 6 committee subpoenas Twitter, Alphabet, Meta and Reddit

Opinion: Kevin McCarthy's coverup for Trump may be hiding knowledge of possible crimes

Opinion: Kevin McCarthy's coverup for Trump may be hiding knowledge of possible crimes

Beautiful Coyote

Schumer should take Manchin's and Sinema's priorities and put them up for votes



Judge Axes Teen Rape Verdict, Says 148 Days Jail Is 'Plenty'

What's for Dinner, Thurs. Jan. 13, 2022

If I were Roger Stone I would be really worried. I posted this on Jan 5th.


Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears - Sugarfoot

OathKeeper's Indictment: The plan was to go all night and transport in the guns later

Flogging Molly - If I Ever Leave This World Alive

Watch How Republicans Eliminate The Filibuster When They Regain Control Of The Government.

Supreme Court conservatives are rendering Congress's authority moot

Donald Trump has been served

Covid Death of someone I knew.

Beto O'Rourke looks to put Greg Abbott on defense in early stages of Texas governor's race

Democrats guide to 60 US Senate seats.

Which party would you prefer?

forgotten lessons

When I was young and my heart was an open book, I used to say live and let live...

Tented love: how Senegal created a spectacular new African architecture

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Red Right Hand

What we need is a miracle

This 70-pound dog has zero respect for personal space

Hawaii US Senator Brian Schatz tested positive for COVID-19

Back in the 60's... Soviets were 100 miles offshore and the Nation stopped and held it's breath

These are not smart people and they went too far.

Radiohead - No Surprises

EXtra Bonus Tweet of the Day

Sinema: Changing Senate Rules For Voting Rights Reform Could Worsen 'Disease Of Division' - MSNBC

Damned proud to have Tammy Duckworth as one of my Senators.

On the creek, on the sandbar, in the cove, & over the creek

Looks like the Moran guy's spelling has improved over the years

Sirhan Sirhan denied parole

Rockabilly Medley - Carl Perkins & Friends - Harrison, Clapton, Ringo, Roseanne Cash...

If we can't use OSHA to force vaccinations, perhaps interstate travel is the way to go.

Why was Al Franken forced to resign, while GOPer...

When Trump conspired with the Russians, Mueller had no Russians he could turn.

13-year-old suffers apparent fentanyl overdose at Connecticut school, campus locked down

Kevin McCarthy Says He Won't Provide House Committee Evidence/Information about Trump's 1/6 Conduct

Calif. Gov. Newsom denies parole for Sirhan Sirhan, convicted of Robert F. Kennedy assassination

Micheal Cohen: Unless Trumpism is defeated, our democracy is in peril

S.D. Gov. Kristi Noem releases national ad targeting transgender student athletes

Oath Keeper top guy arrested!

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Friday, 14 January 2022

Oral surgery is not to be taken lightly. I know that now.

I got tested twice and both were negative HOWEVER....

Rand Paul Seen on Video Telling Students 'Misinformation Works' and 'Is a Great Tactic'

Republican-Drawn District Map Ousts Three Progressive Athens-Clarke County Commissioners

Mo Brooks' January 6th Legal Defense Might Land Him In MORE Trouble - Ring of Fire

pig heart recipient has criminal past. ethicist say that should have no bearing on worthiness

Hard to believe it's been 40 years since the Air Florida crash into the 14th Street Bridge

Oh, yeah!

Research on some of those fraudulent electors -- unrolled twitter thread, easy to read.

Contents of the Freedom to Vote Act

DOJ Unveils 'Seditious Conspiracy' Charges Tied To Jan. 6 (MSNBC)

President Biden Vows To Keep Fight Alive On Voting Rights - Deadline - MSNBC

Sunflower room at The Van Gogh Alive art exhibition in Amsterdam

It's Time to cut off Manchin & Sinema

I feel so bad for Biden

After this morning I feel hopeless about the future of our democracy and I don't want to

Worst case/Best case now on Voting Rights

I distinctly recall the breathtaking speed w which the PATRIOT ACT got passed, unread afaict...

Remember When Posts Start Here On DU That Advocate 'Boycotts' & 'Work Stoppages?....

Memorial Birthday for Eric Polak...Jan13, 1939/Feb 1944

On January 13 and January 14, 1972, Aretha Franklin recorded "Amazing Grace."

Biden to meet with Manchin and Sinema on voting rights tonight at the White House

Hydrogen Brings New Hope to an Old Industry Titan

Why 7% Inflation Today Is Far Different Than in 1982

Investigations Relating To Jan. 6 Have A Big Day With New Subpoenas, Indictments - Deadline - MSNBC

What a great day! Mandates...mandates

First Argentine pico-satellite launched for internet services in agriculture

First Argentine pico-satellite launched for internet services in agriculture

If Dems Don't Save Democracy Now They Won't Get Another Shot

Attorney general files suit against Douglas County health director over Omaha mask mandate

When A Hospital Shuts Down

Okay, I'm curious: can't the Democrats use the filibuster too?

'Frequent flyer' Judge Bruce Morrow gets a break in sexual taunting case