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Archives: March 12, 2023

California ends $54M contract with Walgreens over company's abortion pill decision - MSNBC Reports

All U.S. extremist mass killings in 2022 linked to far right, report says

Here's Why the Science Is Clear That Masks Work

5.0 Earthquake in Japan

NEIL DIAMOND - America (Live-1980)

The labor force participation rate has now fully recovered to its pre-pandemic peak

A POV Post I Made Three Years Ago

What We Talk About When We Talk About Trans Rights

Texas women sued for wrongful death after aiding in abortion

Third of officers in an Ohio police department hit with civil rights and abuse charges

Opinion Details in a lawsuit against Texas's abortion ban shock the conscience

Donna Deegan (D) for Mayor of Jacksonville, Fl.

Manhattan DA signal criminal charges for Trump are likely - The Saturday Show - MSNBC

Ron DeSantis leads charge for more coercive conservative government

There will be a new episode of "Saturday Night Live" tonight with actress Jenna Ortega as host

White House stops holding back, slams Tucker Carlson by name

severe thunderstorm warning for tuolumne county ca also tonado warning.

Conspiracy theorist Jacob Wohl tried to trick Black New Yorkers out of voting, judge rules

DUers do you remember that photo of the Huckabee kids bawling one election night years ago

Fox News heir sinking in the 'mire' in explosive Fox defamation suit

Federal Judge issues DEVASTATING ruling against Trump - Meidas Touch

Politicians are selling out Canada's motto. Harper tried to

This is what the Oscars looked like in 1979 when Johnny Carson was hosting

Carys surprised me

Fauci Hits Back at Elon Musk's Prosecution Call: 'Off the Deep End'

Dr. Fauci's response to Covid lab leak theory

Trump Era Roll Back of Bank Regulations Resurfaces Amid SVB Collapse

Chicagoans should start talking about why they're so afraid in the first place

All the Companies Facing Major Troubles After Silicon Valley Bank Crash

Bill banning marriages under age 16 passes in West Virginia

'This has really haunted the rest of my pregnancy.' How one woman fled Texas to get an abortion

Anti-LGBT Republican Confronted on Air for secret LGBT behavior - Brian Tyler Cohen

Beau of the Fifth Column: Let's talk about Ukraine, shortages, refusals, and shovels....

California flood waters wash out roads, isolate communities - MSNBC Reports

3 women missing in Mexico after crossing from Texas on trip

11 Mar: Ukrainians Ruin Russian Urgent Deployment of Troops - Reporting from Ukraine

Co-founder of OpenAI thinks ChatGPT is too woke. And writing poems is "cognitive labor."

Symptom Of The Universe - Black Sabbath

question for Fire Stick users

Dark Brandon Strikes Again: Biden Dismisses Trump With Just 3 Mocking Words

House Free Dumb Caucus offers deal to raise debt ceiling

Get your time machine in synch!

Swalwell hits Jordan at hearing over subpoena compliance: 'Quite rich'

5,000-Mile Wide Clump of Seaweed in Atlantic Ocean is Visible from Outer Space

Florida Lawmakers Propose Later School Start Time So Kids Can Get Much-Needed Sleep

Turkish firefighter rescues cat trapped in rubble; adopts it after animal refused to leave his side

Judge in abortion-pill lawsuit schedules hearing for Wednesday, but delays announcing it

Empty Green wants to defund the police

Silicon Valley Bank paid out bonuses hours before seizure

drunk woman hits black man and is surprised to get hit back, then used the n-word

Turkish firefighter rescues cat trapped in rubble; adopts it after animal refused to leave his side

QAnon Shaman's Legal Woes Just Got Worse

US sees white supremacist propaganda jump to all-time high: ADL

House leaders OK budget with $2K raises

Blackfoot - Train Train (live Hammersmith '82)

After a long day of chores, relaxing with a Mikado.

Long As I Can See The Light

Woke. KJP nails it.

the kids look concerned as Sarah Huckabee guts child labor laws (picture)

Cori Bush utterly HUMILIATES Lauren Boebert to her face during hearing - Meidas Touch

tornado confirmed in jamestown ca south of sonora

Agriculture company faces $531K fine after Nebraska worker suffocates in grain bin

'It stunned me that people had to live like this': ​​Baldwin Lee​ on his images of the deep south

Marjorie Taylor Greene Criticizing Math Illiteracy, While Demonstrating Her Own Math Illiteracy

Colorado GOP selects combative, election-denying new leader

Insurers slashed Hurricane Ian payouts far below damage estimates, documents and insiders reveal

check this out , its real.

Arrest Warrant Executed Against "El Molca".

TCM now, West Side Story

Judge in abortion-pill lawsuit schedules hearing but delays announcing it

Wouldn't it be wonderful . . . . .

Judge in abortion-pill lawsuit schedules hearing but delays announcing it

Its being reported that retirees in New York unions ....firefighters, EMTs and others

'Sophie Scholl: The Final Days,' The White Rose, Anti- Nazi Resistance Group Member

Swede got me digging back into the Sabbath catalog

History of Rock: One riff per year 1965-2022

Advice needed:Time to replace my natural gas furnace. Should I get a heat pump instead?

They Called 911 For Help. Junk Science Labeled Them As Liars.

On Being Civil to Incivility

Republican legislator arrested after he's caught on video swearing at snowplow truck driver clearing

Several anti-drag groups including avowed Neo-Nazis, "White Lives Matter," Proud Boys, Patriot Front

AOC absolutely TORCHES Republicans to their face with MUST-SEE takedown - Meidas Touch

For anyone shooting OM or Panasonic M43 cameras

In 2016, TFG warned about unprecedented constitutional crisis-a sitting POTUS under indictment

Busted: Trump attorneys headed to court to explain two-trial deadline scam

Godzilla, The Uncut Japanese Original (Gojira)

It was reported today that Joe Biden chose the livery for Air Force 1

Sunday Digit: 4/10 - A chill in the air and some p.m. showers around, maybe even some snow

Reduction of the Use of Lead in the Refining of Silver from Copper Anode Slime.

Where is the outrage from the FOX people?

Parents sue after SC student says teacher assaulted her for not saying Pledge of Allegiance

More on Silicon Valley Bank.

4 Clandestine Methamphetamine Laboratories Located And Dismantled In Sanalona And Amatn: Sinaloa

Hope this notice is allowed...FYI Foodies that love to cook and bake:

Kacsmaryk tries to hide hearing in abortion pill case

Hope this notice is allowed...FYI Foodies that love to cook and bake:

Maybe Boebert and others need to hear from the first "woke" Surgeon General?

The Edelweiss Pirates, German Teenage Resistance Fighters of Nazi Germany, WWII

Silicon Valley Bank chief pressed Congress to weaken risk regulations

Wait! You mean you've been able to speak cat all this time?!

TN gas pipeline: request for public hearing petition

Conversations with your cat:

Inside Ron DeSantis's Politicized Removal of an Elected Prosecutor

SNL: Oscars Red Carpet Cold Open

Cat: "Pfbbbbt!"

@nvdems chair... is giving a press conference about how [DeSantis'] agenda is too extreme for Nevada

We've all heard and used the traditional phrases ...

The 3 White men who killed Ahmaud Arbery are appealing their federal hate crime convictions. 2 of th

The Monkees - HEAD - Full Movie

The Airborne Toxic Event - Sometime Around Midnight

SNL: Weekend Update

Ellis Admits To Lying About Election Fraud - Raw News And Politics

SVB Disaster: Trump repealed bank regulations in 2018 despite Dem warnings

Fauci on CNN - could be manipulated " a bit"

Sunday Funnies 3/12/23

Adam Schiff on Silicon Valley Bank

Golden Who Loves Being An Only Child Gets Surprised With A Sister

Post rock trivia questions & see if anyone knows the answer without using Google

Look very closely. Desatan trolled big time!!


Two Boxers (dogs) spot dinosaur in their backyard

Street dog starts living indoors. Guess the first thing he did.

*The Time has Changed.

Al Franken - Best Of: Chris Rock

Kari Lake Is Considering Senate Run, Making Some Republicans Nervous

Table Lamp By Lalique

Beautiful Stained Glass

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Angry Fruit Edition

Ron DeSantis wanted to fire a Democrat to create publicity, so he simply made up a reason

Hate the Windows 11 Taskbar?

Deaf man tasered after he didn't hear cops commands. No crime had been committed.

Breakfast this morning I'm not trying to hijack Irisblue thread.

Colorado Republicans Pick Election Denier as Chair

Beau of the Fifth Column: Let's talk about what's next for Artemis....

Ray (2004)

Wordle 631 (3/12)****************SPOILERS*****************

Deep Purple - Hush (Live 8 2005)

Styx - Too Much Time on my Hands 1996 Live Video

Stevie Ray Vaughan & Jeff Healey - Look At Little Sister

Pence says 'history will hold Donald Trump accountable' for January 6th

Golden-tailed Sapphire

Hey Mikey Pence!

If MoscowMitch hasn't left that hospital yet

You think you love fish?

Girls in Texas could get birth control at federal clinics -- until a dad sued

Had a discussion with my brother yesterday

If daylight saving time seems tricky, try figuring out the time on the moon

U.S. health agencies debunk Fla Surgeon General Joseph Ladapo

Breakfast Sunday 12 March 2023

USA Bank Collapse To Trigger More Bank Runs as Global Financial Markets Brace for Meltdown-Joe Blogs

Google maps. Sometimes it gives me clear and good directions.

Fox News May Face Sky High Damages

Impossible Dreamer

Oil giant Saudi Aramco makes a historic $161B profit in 2022

Oscars Seeking To Eschew Politics, Partisanship In Favor Of Old-School Escapism

Newsom seeks to save more floodwater from recent storms

WHO monitoring H5N1 virus in mammals very closely - CNA

Veterinary Antibiotics Impact Carbon Storage in Grazed Land

I didn't know Fox had sunk this low...

The fight to define 'green hydrogen' could determine America's emissions future

A ton of fossil carbon isn't the same as a ton of new trees: Why offsets can't save us

Royal Oak showed up and showed up big. Mallory McMorrow couldn't contain her excitement at seeing...

Big holdup for new Northern California housing? PG&E

Describe Mike Pence in a few words

Republican Lawmakers Are Furious That Jim Jordan Can't Do Anything Right - Farron Balanced

Ten Points On Oil And Climate Issues In "The End of the World is Just the Beginning" by Peter Zeihan

If you want to know just how intellectually deficient the Trump campaign considers his base,

the aftermath of yesterdays storm

Trump Jr. with an odd new video about Jan.5 pipe bomb:

Random Thought on a Sunday

Trump bragged about deregulating banks:

S7:E9 (Lesson #1 of Conservative Cowardice & the Censure of Mauree Turner)

I Feel The Earth Move

Washington State Assault Weapons Bill Would Ban All AR-15 and AK-47 Rifles

Any update on mcturtle? I just googled, and March 10th is the latest I saw.

All roads to Republican Presidential nomination will pass through Hillsdale College.


Bigots Get Drowned out in Royal Oak, Michigan

Working to address SVB collapse, but not looking at bailout, says Yellen

Scientists warn of 'phosphogeddon' as critical fertiliser shortages loom

Miami activists stage die-in to protest further restrictions on abortion rights

Back in the news with the hush money blues

Samsung A51 issue.

Obscure cocktails from your family's history?

Tim Heywood designed Wempe Marine Chronometer

San Pedro Peregrine & Fledglings - 2019

What do you usually eat for breakfast? Doctors say breakfast is the most important meal of the day,

Everyone Has That One Coworker The Dodo Cat Crazy

Jack Kerouac was born on this date.

Political Migrations

Across the Desk - S7:E9 (Lesson #1 of Conservative Cowardice & the Censure of Mauree Turner)

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron

S7:E9 (Lesson #1 of Conservative Cowardice & the Censure of Mauree Turner)

Leonard Chess was born on this date.

Beau of the Fifth Column: Let's talk about TikTok and legislation....

At San Francisco expo, AI 'sorry' for destroying humanity

Does anyone know of any new House member who didn't know the Pledge of Allegiance?


"Funneling" - 49% Of Oil Majors' Lawyers Came From Top 20 Law Schools

Giant dog just wants to be this guy's baby

US Class 1 Railroads Were In Favor Of Improved, Safer Braking Systems Until They Weren't

Evaluations of Sustainability of Making Hydrogen from Waste Plastics With Various Approaches.

Anyone see the new "Luther" film on Netflix?

Mass harassment of people by occupation

Qantas "Trumpeting" Plans For 20-Hour Flights; 2-Meter Beds In First, 2-3" More Room In Coach

Mozaic Art

Mister Bone Saw, Fuck Yeah!! Saudi Aramco Reports $161 Billion In Profits For 2022

I keep telling Madoc that Gryff has claws like Wolverine. Does he listen? Nope.

'A question of honesty': Fox News host asks Kevin McCarthy about giving Tucker Carlson Jan. 6 tapes

Bjork - Come To Me

Jimmy Carter's work for women's rights is a lasting centerpiece of his legacy - full video

Indian PM Narendra Modi to visit U.S. in June; engagement with India to counter China - WION

GOP lawmaker changes subject to her house being spray-painted by vandals when asked about Jan. 6 vid

I don't know how I missed the news that Robert Blake died.

First Daylight Savings morning, southern MD

This Rare Asteroid May Be Worth 70,000 Times the Global Economy. Now NASA Is Sending a Spaceship

What Fiction are you reading this week, March 12, 2023?

And now a word from a avowed racists on why SBV ( Silicon Valley Banking) collapsed.

As I understand it, here's a very simplistic explanation of what happened with Silicon Valley Bank.

Wow! It sure is easy to overwork a watercolor painting!


Anniversaries and Posting Milestones (March 12, 2023)

It's OK to be Angry about Capitalism review: Bernie Sanders, by the book

3/12/2016, awaiting partner. NOW I'm awaiting BOTH of them!

UN reveals plan to salvage oil from stricken supertanker

FL Surgeon Gen.'s Covid Vaccine Claims Harm Public, US Health Agencies Warn: Vax Hesitancy

A. R. Moxon: They Know Exactly What They're Doing

FL Surgeon Gen.'s Covid Vaccine Claims Harm Public, US Health Agencies Warn: Vax Hesitancy (FL)

Meet Don Treason And His Family!

TCM tonight:

The attack on the Trans Community is following the Fascist playbook

Happy Daylight Saving Time!

Anyone have a good Instant Pot chicken taco recipe?

New Jersey's MAGA Cinderella faces a new test: Getting reelected when both parties want him gone

Secret weapon to defund Fox surges into spotlight - Brian Tyler Cohen

McCarthy returns to his home state to rally beleaguered California Republicans

Anti-Drag Lt. Guv Liked Even More Thirst Traps From Gay Men, Trans Women

Right Wing protesters rally against a non-existent drag event

Why Poverty Persists in America

Here's why my 60mm macro is for sale . . .

Things I never needed.

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Monday, 13 March 2023

Jeff Tiedrich tweets about failed banks:

Rollin', rollin', rollin', keep them pandas rollin', rawhide! male yellow finches are turning their sexy yellow!!!!

What causes a message to be auto-removed? nt

Red pandas romping in the snow:

So to those of you who write publicly,

Millions of Americans nearing retirement without savings... 57 million

Largest protests in Israel's history - 500,000 against Bibi

Question: are there portable chip readers? I need to see if my "new" cat has a chip.

Brooch "bouquet of anemones" by Rene Lalique , 1905.

VA: Filler-Corn (D), first woman as Va. House speaker, joins wave of departures

3 Texas Women Missing After Traveling to Mexico to Sell Clothes at Flea Market: Police

Can the United Farm Workers Rise Again?

Colored glass art by Vishma Maharaj

Is everyone else as confused as me about streaming services??!!

Did anyone else do this as a kid?

River Otter

Musk & Thiel want taxpayers to bail out Silicon Valley Bank

Boebert's new book is OUT!

Share of US population born abroad

Just look at who proposed this -GOP House member introduces bill to allow congressional

Javelin missles taking out Russian tanks

Asylum dreams remain elusive for tens of thousands of migrants bused to New York

U.S. officials weigh protecting all deposits at Silicon Valley Bank

SVB: This is what happens when there are no consequences.

a landfill in Alabama burned for months starting in November 2022

Wild Horses - The Sundays

Chicago Mayoral Election Poll Shows Tight Race With Vallas Ahead of Johnson

Arthur is most definitely a proud Michigan 'Mitten Kitten'

In the wake of Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade, Wisconsin is living in 1849

News & Commentary March 7, 2023

Tucker Carlson Thinks You're A Sociopath If You Disagree With Him - Ring of Fire

8 reported dead after 2 suspected smuggling boats crash at Black's Beach in San Diego

Third of officers in an Ohio police department hit with civil rights and abuse charges

Really hate to say this

Flush with rain, California plans to replenish drought-depleted groundwater with floodwaters

Yellen Rules Out Bank Bailout

Reddit thread about great movies that people have forgotten.

GREEN BAY MAYOR: Genrich (D) releases first TV ad of the cycle

Republicans look to end Florida's abortion-haven legacy

MS: Are Gunn, House leaders afraid to let Mississippians vote on abortion?

'In Colorado, we got your back': Bills would add protections for abortion and gender-affirming care

Did this contribute to run on Silicon Valley Bank?

Missouri is one of the deadliest states for giving birth. Its abortion ban may make that worse

Next: flat Saturn

Video: Arnold Schwartzenneger on Auschwitz and the easy path of hatred.

The SVB failure from a difference perspective, for all you know could be a neighbor.

GUAM: Opposition mounts against abortion ban revival

Busy night for British henge workers

Haaland sets focus on restoring large bison herds to tribal lands

Today's reading list. Links found on Hacker News (hangout of startup people)

Republicans Want Donald Trump Dead

Fasoulia (Turkish Green Beans) Recipe

Beau of the Fifth Column: Let's talk about DOJ looking at specialized police teams....

Bobcat, Northwest CT

Hail, Hail Moldova!

Hiking the Old Rio Grande Riverbed

Mega Stupid MAGA Flag

Pence reaffirms stance against Trump's words on Jan. 6 as indictment looms - MSNBC Reports

Black - Wonderful Life

Afternoon d'Light

Late Lament - The Moody Blues

Republican Rep's response to Merrick Garland's take on Hunter Biden proves GOP cognitive dissonance.

Alex Wagner exposes the MAGA cell phone company as WOKE cell phone companies rebranded.

News & Commentary March 8, 2023

Don't be so sure the problems at Silicon Valley Bank won't spread to other banks.

Tech World Shaped by Women - 17 Hidden Heroines of Modern Tech

What's for Dinner, Sun., Mar. 12, 2023

SLEEPERS AWAKE: DeSantis is losing steam thanks to weak "anti-woke" agenda

Was anyone else as late as we were in learning that...

Happy birthday to the @GirlScouts !

2014 CO statewide elections vs 2022 CO statewide elections.

Desantis "carries a vibe...that he might unplug your life support to re-charge his cellphone."

PM Update: Still chilly and a bit damp through most of Monday

Afternoon, southern MD 3/12

Fox News Worked Directly With Trump Campaign To Coordinate Election Lies - Ring of Fire

I really hate this clock switch.

It's the damndest thing... (Mastodon)

President Biden has scrapped plans by Trump to change Air Force One's colors to red, white and blue

What the GOP will regulate (Mastodon))

Leland Stanford Junior University

Onecaliberal boosted Mastodon:

As Biden weighs Willow, he blocks other Alaska oil drilling

Two questions

Turkey cuts trade ties with Russia, Hungary to "rethink" relationship as Western pressure to end san

FDIC holds auction for SVB amid growing uncertainty

Ex-Trump White House Press Secretary Makes Revealing Claim On Work With Fox News

HP Printers Might 'Brick' If You Use Non-HP Ink

The dummy HIMARS of Ukraine

Why Putin Miscalculated So Badly In Ukraine

Gun bills coming in Michigan after 2nd school mass shooting

The Oscars

1985 Retro Kmart Ad (1985 is retro now?) 😲

Southland Conference umpire suspended indefinitely for retaliating against player with outrageously

Two GOP lawmakers suggest the conversation of raising the retirement age 'has to be on the table': r

A very spicy snaggletooth cat - Girl With The Dogs

Surprising, out-of-character comments by Mike Pence?

In Session: police pursuit, gun bills survive cutoff deadline

35 Animals That Asked Humans for Help & Kindness - Akimbo

Regulators close crypto-focused Signature Bank, citing systemic risk

Newly-released footage screws Trump - Brian Tyler Cohen

Visibly Panicked Trump Makes Bizarre Declaration About His Crimes! - Luke Beasley

The late great Ellen McIlwaine, anyone?

Treasury, Federal Reserve and FDIC say all SVB deposits will be available on Monday

Obese orange one tries to blame Biden for SVB failure.

Hanglider pilot forgets to strap his passenger in and takes him for a ride... [watch]

Regulators Close Second Bank and Move to Ensure Deposits

Silicon Valley Bank CEO sold $3.6B of stock two weeks before bank failed

Paris, 1920s in Color. A short trip through Paris 100 years ago. Color by NASS. [short film clip]

simple trick for naughty computer accessories .sometimes u just have to pull

U.S. says 'all' deposits at failed bank will be available Monday The Federal Reserve announced that

Prosecutors say newly aired Chansley footage is bullshit

Joint Statement by the Department of the Treasury, Federal Reserve, and FDIC March 12, 2023

Yahoo Finance: U.S. government guarantees all Silicon Valley Bank deposits, money available Monday

Video: Trump brags about rolling back Dodd-Frank

PoliticsGirl: To My Fellow Democrats

Butchering your own chicken seems to be something of a lost art

Federal Reserve Board announces it will make available additional funding to eligible depository

Cheri - Murphy's Law

To understand the depth of slavery's depravity, it is necessary to learn about its roots.

Saville Row London 1944.

My Oscar Prediction

Law and Order Are episodes 16 and 17 ever going to drop to Peacock?

Trump Said He Might Have Let Russia "Take Over" Parts of Ukraine. Fox News Edited It Out.

Texas man sues 3 women for helping his ex-wife obtain abortion pills

In groundbreaking ruling, Middle Eastern Islamic council declares 'fatwa' against Hamas

A former producer of the largest Fox show calls Trump supporters inbred 'terrorists'

yesterdays tornado near sonora ca was an ef1 according to nws. tweet below.

Are you watching the Oscars tonight?

Odd coverage of the Alaskan Drilling Project

SNL Waffle House

Hate to say it.

Bachman-Turner Overdrive - Blue Collar

Democrats to Biden: 'Reject Willow Now and Protect the Arctic'

Tufted Coquette

Beautiful Uranium Glass

Sums It Up If You Ask Me

DOJ court filing brings 'facts and reality' to Carlson/McCarthy's snipped Jan. 3 video

Tommy Bolin - Post Toastee

Does It Matter Where COVID-19 Came From?

The Bomber - The James Gang

so Friday night I tripped over a box in the dark and fell flat on my face

Art Nouveau Pendant / Brooch