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Trump's Dangerous Rhetoric

The Katich campaign ran this ad in the Republican primary. Seems pretty fitting for now.

Every Sperm is Sacred {Monty Python's Meaning of Life}

With the attacks on women's rights coming thought this was relevant again.

USDA lifts gag order: report

Source: The Hill

The Department of Agriculture has reportedly lifted an order that called for scientists and employees of its research arm not to release any of its work to the public.

After a report that the agency had told staff to stop releasing any "news releases, photos, fact sheets, news feeds, and social media content, BuzzFeed reported that another memo was sent Tuesday night from a top official for the departments Agricultural Research Service that the original order should not have been issued and is hereby rescinded. Prior to the memo, the agency disavowed the gag order, calling it flawed and indicating that new guidance would be sent to its employees.

This internal email was released without Departmental direction, and prior to Departmental guidance being issued, the USDA said in a statement.

ARS will be providing updated direction to its staff. ARS values and is committed to maintaining the free flow of information between our scientists and the American public.

Read more: http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/316015-agriculture-department-lifts-order-for-lockdown-on-its-research-arm

Pubic pressure does work.

Stephen Colbert predicted "alternative facts"...

... when he talked about "truthiness."


Former Supreme Court Justice Souter on The Danger of America's 'Pervasive Civic Ignorance'

I know this has been posted here before but it bears repeating.

Jed Bartlet has a question for all the marchers. (myself included)

What's next?

Love to hear some ideas.

Biden Making Plans To Go Completely Legit After Vice Presidency

WASHINGTON—Saying he needed to turn his life around before “ending up in deep shit,” outgoing Vice President Joe Biden was reportedly hatching plans Friday to go completely legit now that his term in office has concluded.

Biden, who longtime aides confirmed had made numerous phone calls inquiring about good, honest minimum-wage jobs, vowed to cease taking part in a variety of scams and petty crimes and move far away from the nation’s capital, where he believed he could finally make something of himself and become a productive member of society.

“I’ve lived like there’s no tomorrow for fuck knows how many years now, but mark my words, sooner or later, if I don’t straighten out, some hardass will be throwing Uncle Joe in the joint or a pine overcoat,” said the vice president, who expressed a deep sense of regret that his back-alley street dice game, his “plum” fencing racket, and his bootleg merchandise operation had caused so much pain for loved ones. “Everybody knows trouble fits me like a pair of tight cutoffs that only cover half your ass cheeks. I’ve done plenty of things I’m not proud of, and a whole lot more that I sure as hell can’t remember. Got nothing to show for it except a few scars, a bitchin’ spoiler on the Zam, and a rap sheet longer than my dong.”

“From now on, I gotta keep a low profile and steer clear of Johnny Law,” continued Biden. “It’s time for Ol’ Joe to play it straight.”


We still get Onion Biden stuff.

Mike Pence Disappointed In The 200,000 Husbands And Fathers Who Permitted Women To Attend March

WASHINGTON—Admonishing those responsible for failing to uphold their moral duties, Vice President Mike Pence expressed disappointment Saturday in the 200,000 husbands and fathers who had allowed the women and girls in their charge to attend the Women’s March on Washington. “I can’t tell you how let down I feel by the heads of these households who did not simply give their wives and daughters a firm, decisive ‘no’ when they asked to participate in today’s demonstration,” said Pence, noting with frustration that many of the protesters had been granted permission to travel across the country alone and stay for several days in a faraway city with no male chaperone whatsoever to guide and look after them. “There are a few men marching as well, so they must be the ones supervising this whole thing, and thank God for that. But I can’t help but feel that these ladies’ custodians—the ones who were supposed to be providing a masculine voice of reason on these sorts of matters—have really come up short today.” Pence stressed that he, for example, had told his 23-year-old eldest daughter that it was simply out of the question when she mentioned she was thinking of attending the march.


Sorry I forgot to put The Onion link. But I guess many already knew.

Life Of Brian PFJ meeting to take action

An example how not to fight Trump.

Eric Idle - "Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life" - STEREO HQ

A song that can get us through a difficult time.
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