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Archives: March 16, 2022

Pandemic and Anti-Vaxxer Conspiracy Theorists are Making the Ukraine Crisis All About Them

Russian member of parliament demands Putin take Alaska

March🍀Wednesday Morning Coffee Jazz & Bossa Nova for A Smooth Morning Livestream

Secret Service report details growing threat of "incel" terrorism

Twitter, Facebook And Telegram Still Allow Russian Conspiracy Theory About Ukraine Maternity Hospita

I must now be officially OLD!!

Koch keeps doing business in Russia as top journalist says family fortune came from Hitler: report

Boeing execs still take home big pay after company's $4.3B loss

Photo: The oldest volunteer of Khmelnytska oblast, Kruchenko Anna Fedotivna is 96 years old.

Poll: Americans warm to Biden's approach on Russia and Ukraine

DU has some really great (and smart) people posting here ... thank you!

Today, on what would have been Ruth Bader Ginsburg's 89th birthday

From all the world and beyond

Russia fires official who said China refused to supply aircraft parts

Colorado lawmaker drops gun in Capitol while hurrying to abortion vote

'The Spirit Is High': A Kharkiv Resident Describes Her City's Defiant Resilience - Radio Free Europe

Herschel Walker Skeptical Of Evolution: 'Why Are There Still Apes? Think About It'

Lauren Boebert said she was thanked by the mother of a 'lieutenant corporal,' which isn't a thing

Last Week in the Republican Party - The Lincoln Project (3/15/22)

Isolated: New Heat On Clarence Thomas Over Wife's MAGA Rally Admission - The Beat - MSNBC

Corporate America: Pull Out Of Russia - MeidasTouch

Journalist who protested Ukraine war on live Russian TV is released after 14 hours of questioning

Ancient tombs and sarcophagus unearthed beneath Paris' Notre Dame

Opinions Don't Affect Facts ...

Public tours to resume at White House next month for first time in 2 years

Senate votes to repeal travel mask mandates in bipartisan rebuke of Biden administration policy

I made vanilla custard.

Violinists around the world play alongside Ukrainian in a bomb shelter

Report: Russians have taken 400 patients and staff hostage at Mariupol hospital

Cumberland Gap - The Wayfarers

Mandatory Tuesday Mike Malloy thread!

Authorities warn of unidentified 'large cat' on the loose in South Carolina

Additional Targets Of January 6th Revealed - Zerlina. - The Choice MSNBC

My screen has little red and green glitter like

My screen has little red and green glitter like

Michigan house for sale features an unusual, throne-like toilet

Tom Cochrane - Life Is A Highway

$150 million? Oy vey...

MSNBC's Rachel Maddow spiked Keith Olbermann as her replacement as show nears end

John Mellencamp - Lonely Ol' Night

A "Lieutenant Corporal"?

it would be permissible for any family member of a rapist to sue the victim of rape for proceeding..

Putin's Road to War (trailer) FRONTLINE

Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac - Live at the BBC

Beau of the Fifth Column: Let's talk about Russia's next mistake....

Ukrainian Adaptation of PKTs to Infantry Use

Ukrainian journalist Oleksandra Kuvshynova was killed today

US naval engineer, wife tried to sell nuclear secrets to Brazil

Almost 90,000 Brits have signed up to host Ukrainian refugees in their homes

US naval engineer, wife tried to sell nuclear secrets to Brazil

Seth Meyers - Ukrainian President Zelenskyy and Biden Discuss Russia - Monologue 3/14/22

RNC Sues Its Own Email Vendor

These Charred Carrots Prove How Versatile Fire Cooking Can Be

Putin's Road to War (full documentary) - FRONTLINE - PBS

(Chicago) City Council committee takes first step on ordinance intended to punish Trump over Capitol

Powerful Guatemalan Family Busted for Smuggling Migrants Who Ended Up Dead

Jury awards $3 million to UT engineering professor in pregnancy, sex discrimination suit

Rush - Limelight

JUST IN: UK military intelligence says so many Russian troops are dying by the Ukrainian resistance

Law-flouting, truth-denying, science-deriding Trumpian Republican extremists are the real RINOs

In reversal, Guatemala abandons anti-abortion law

Life's Been Good - Joe Walsh

I am amazed that we have extra billions of dollars readily available...

Transcript: Ezra Klein Interviews Timothy Snyder

'It's Happening Again': Lessons From Russian Targeting Of Syrian Civilians - All In - MSNBC

Steve Winwood - Valerie

If you play on the Tiny Desk show, I'm ready to be a fan. It's a gold mine of great performances.

A Ukrainian child has become a refugee almost every single second since the start of the war

We must Trump-proof the nuclear codes before 2024

Peter Gabriel - Mercy Street

Patriotic Ukrainian Folk Song

Exclusive: Biden admin mulls providing Ukraine with Switchblade drones

Tweet of the Night:

Words (Between the Lines of Age) - Neil Young

Browser game in which you command a Ukrainian tractor to tow away Russian tanks

Amb. Taylor On EU Leaders Meeting With Zelenskyy In Person In Kyiv - All In - MSNBC

Because you want to see a bouncy baby sheep happily eat a cookie.

Snap of the week: Don Jr. gets it bigly by Jo !!

'You are not alone': Three EU country leaders meet Zelenskiy in Kyiv - The Guardian

Look at what was found in the ceiling...

Stacey Abrams Tweet:

Tucker is complaining tonight that the freedumb truckers aren't getting coverage because of Ukraine

Knew this was coming: Tucker suggests giving weapons to Ukraine will prolong Ukrainians' suffering

Wednesday Digit: 10/10 - Some increasing afternoon clouds could spoil true perfection,

Ukrainian farmer using his tractor to take abandoned Russian missiles to the Ukrainian army

Shadow relaxing on the porch.

Shadow relaxing on the porch.

Is the Plastic Pandemic a Greater Threat to Humankind than COVID-19?

**Frontline 1 HR

**Frontline 1 HR PBS

Gargantuan 'Fermi bubbles' are the result of a 100,000-year-long black hole explosion, study suggest

Biden Weighs Sending Drones to Ukraine

Trigeminal Neuralgia/MS- Anyone w experience?

Ukrainian women heading back into the war zone after dropping their kids off in Poland

The Next 10 Days Will Decide This War -- Lieut. General (Ret.) Ben Hodges

Google "I don't always/when I do" memes

Kimmel: QAnon's Crazy Trump Ukraine Theory, Permanent Daylight Saving Time & Proof Gonzaga's Still

Man accidentally shoots pregnant teen to death in car while "playing with" handgun in Louisiana

Living with the Dark Winters in Sweden Midnight sun & Polar night

Kremlin Memo Names Tucker Carlson As 'Essential' To Its Propaganda Strategy

UT Faculty Say Conservatization of the School Is a Long Time Coming

What's this, a deal? - If so, the next level needs to be Putin *OUT*!

Russian airstrike assault on Kyiv destroys civilian targets - ABC News

The price of gas dropped 18 cents where I am today...

It's being reported yet another Russian general is KIA

Sometimes only The Classics will do

Stephen Miller HUMILIATES Himself Yet Again

What's it like inside a massive galaxy cluster? Scientists used 196 lasers to find out.

Additional Targets Of January 6th Revealed

California Democrats shoot down GOP bid to end Gavin Newsom's COVID emergency powers

Colbert just invited Putin's inner circle to celebrate the Ides of March. He won't tell them

Epic Clap Back by Pete Souza

TFG accused of breaking campaign finance law by not declaring

Biden to attend NATO summit this month - ABC News

Putin Puts International Justice On Trial - Betting That The Age Of Impunity Will Continue

Wagner Group Mercenaries Reportedly In Ukraine 'Enmeshed With Russian Ministry Of Defense' - ReidOut

I Only Have Eyes For You - The Flamingos

Failing to impeach Trump - the first time - would remain a stain on our country

Fox brilliance: Biden engineered the Ukraine war as a distraction from Hunter's laptop

'Hold Your Head Up' *Argent-1972 (50 yrs old this summer)

shover is now a murderer as 87 year old victim dies, hunt still on for young woman

'Russia's Tactics As Dark As Anything I've Seen In My Life': USAID Administrator - The ReidOut MSNBC

Ukraine sees room for compromise, as 20,000 escape Mariupol

Marina Ovsyannikova: Russian journalist tells of 14-hour interrogation

Kitchen Art

Of all the shortages and supply chain problems Russia is having...

Riders On The Storm .. The Doors..1971

Russian State TV Employee Arrested After On-Air Protest - The Last Word - MSNBC

(Jewish Group) Holocaust survivor Inge Deutschkron, who hid in Berlin during WWII, dies at 99

(Jewish Group) Serafim Sabaranskiy, a Ukrainian Jew who enlisted to defend his country, killed...

POLL: Come on DU'ers. VOTE - Permanent Daylight Savings or Permanent Standard Time??

The Pale of Settlement (in case we 'forget')

(Jewish Group) The first bat mitzvah was 100 years ago, and has been opening doors for Jewish women

Dallas QAnon Cult Leader Is Using Indoctrinated Kids To Spread His Ideas On Livestreams

Georgia lawmakers follow Florida to advance Republican-backed bill to police elections

The Whole Point of the Constitution Was to Weaken the States

From Craig Unger's "American Kompromat" -- why Trump was such a good sucker for the Russians.

Kyiv Under Curfew As Ukraine Attacks Intensify - The 11th Hour - MSNBC

Stephanie Ruhle

Bonus Tweet of the Day

Fox News host suggests Russian invasion of Ukraine was 'engineered' by Biden as 'a distraction'

RI woman went all in on military fraud, buying medals, uniform, becoming commander of VFW

Ceramic Animal - Up In Smoke

Marjorie Taylor Greene echoes Kremlin talking points and accuses Biden of funding 'NATO Nazis' in Uk

Meanwhile, inside the fridge...

update on woman who stole the $4k bottle of booze. identified, mom of 6. returned bottle

Lightnin Strikes - Lou Christie

Ukrainian girl responds to those trying to spread Russia's 'StopHatingRussians' narrative.

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

DOJ Taps Veteran Prosecutor To Investigate Russian Oligarchs - The 11th Hour - MSNBC

He drew the nuclear backdrop war crisis in Europe that generations of Presidents prepared for.

GA Republican county chairwoman arrested in Jan. 6 investigation

Meidas Touch-#PullOutOfRussia

Video shows thieves smashing car with baseball bats in alleged Lakewood catalytic converter theft

Meidas Touch-#PullOutOfRussia

Washington Post Book Critic On 'How To Read Vladimir Putin' - The Last Word - MSNBC

NOW, CH 22, MPT.

Putin may not be as stupid as people think

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mehmet Oz values Turkish citizenship over duties as senator

Creatives For Ukraine: Art

most unfortunate toilet seat design - dried flowers imbedded

Ambassador Yovanovitch: 'I Never Expected To See This In Ukraine' - The Last Word - MSNBC

Democratic US Senate nominee in every state up for re-election in 2022.

The prime ministers of Poland, the Czech Republic, and Slovenia traveled to Kyiv by train on Tuesday

Koch Industries refuses to break ties with Russia despite Corporate America's mass exodus

Ukrainian Resilience Takes The Form Of Music In A Bomb Shelter - TRMS - Ali Velshi - MSNBC

How to survive if you're burried alive

Vladimir Putin's fatal flaw in invading Ukraine

We discuss capitalism v socialism v the Nordic model v fascism here...

Nintendo's former HQ to reopen as hotel designed by Tadao Ando

DOJ seem to be creeping toward announcing that Donald Trump is criminally responsible for Jan. 6

Crypto Scammers Sentenced to Combined Eight Years in Federal Prison.

Clever Tactics By Ukrainian Forces Stymie Russian Military Despite Power Imbalance - TRMS Velshi MSNBC

Zelenskyys latest video...BOOM

How year round daylight saving time just might benefit the GQP in the coming elections

OAN has been DROPPED by Time Warner- #ByeByeOAN

Anonymous declared a 'cyber war' against Russia. Here are the results

OAN has been DROPPED by Time Warner- #ByeByeOAN

The Latest Ivermectin Nonsense

'Russia Will Not Stop': Ukraine Presses Case For More Support - TRMS - Ali Velshi - MSNBC

Opinion: Which party is more ruthless? It's not even close.

Opinion: Which party is more ruthless? It's not even close.

they were handing out free copies of RFK Jr's anti-Fauci book at the Truckers Convoy today...

Scientists discover fountain of anti-matter in galaxy measuring 40 trillion miles

Adam Kinzinger turns down FOX "News" host Tucker Carlsons's request to appear on his show

homeless man throws 62 year old women down stairs - Seattle

Fontana, Brillon De Jouy

A response to Russia's 'StopHatingRussians' narrative

After negotiations away from the public eye, Houston has a new contract with the police union

biologists in Utah have captured a live wolverine...

Former San Antonio-area law enforcement official convicted over threat to shoot Joe Biden

Hungarian Couple Shares Living Space With Ukrainian Refugees - TRMS - Ali Velshi - MSNBC

Ukrainian response to Stop Hating Russians

Both candidates in Democratic runoff for Texas Attorney General reiterate call to legalize cannabis

Landslide in northern Peru buries at least 60 homes

British law firms help oligarchs avoid legitimate media scrutiny, MPs told

Renato Cohen vs. Tim Deluxe - Just Kick! (Carl Cox Mix)

Trump pick in Georgia governor race not drawing donor flock

Seoul: North Korean missile exploded in air in failed launch

MD-GOV: Maryland Democratic Party official resigns over email

El Huevo: Alleged drug lord's arrest causes violent clashes in Mexico

My county courthouse is displaying a huge Ukrainian flag

U.K. Gov to allow Ukrainian pets into country!!!

Yes, it's Republicans' fault Congress is so polarized

CA-22: Special US House election will fill term of Trump ally Nunes

CA-22: Special US House election will fill term of Trump ally Nunes

Found this going through old thumb drives....my serious "singer songwriter" period about a decade ag

Stephen Colbert - (Ides of March) Monologue and Opening - 3/15/22

New Zealand to 'welcome the world back' as tourism restarts

Ukrainian Counter Offensive Starting

RNC sues Salesforce to block Jan. 6 committee data dump

RNC sues Salesforce to block Jan. 6 committee data dump

'So Into You' 2 ways

These 31 GQP MAGAts voted against $13.6B USD in aid to Ukraine

Missing Persons - Destination Unknown (Extended Mega Mix)

2 favs from Al B. Sure

Koch Industries Is Helping Putin They Need To Lose Their Business License

I saw a clip from the movie SAC with Jimmie Stewart

NC pharmacists can now dispense birth control without a prescription. How it works.

LAFD chief deputy allegedly drunk during a major fire gets no discipline, $1.4-million payout

'Now That We Found Love' 2 ways

UK Ministry of Defense daily Ukraine update:

damn... CHP kill a man forcibly taking his blood related to DUI, video just released

(Jewish Group) Antisemitism Uncovered Video: Myth of Disloyalty

Two years ago today, the lockdown started where I live (SC).

panel agrees cop should be prosecuted for his actions, even his partner is shocked

Governor, GOP legislature sound death knell for "Iowa nice"

CDC Proposal for new guidelines for prescribing opioids for chronic conditions

"Why I'm quitting the Iowa caucuses"

SC Senate panel advances its 'Save Women's Sports Act,' a transgender athlete ban

Guardian: 'Mask rules to stay in force in Scotland as Covid cases rise.

NYTimes Wordle 3/16

Why Joe Manchin Sank Sarah Bloom Raskin's Nomination

When Right-wingers say Freedom and Liberty, I think they mean Privilege.

Cozy GOP/Russia relationship laid bare

Fresh Chaos for Nickel as LME Hit By Glitch While Prices Plunge

UK lawmaker: Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe on her way to airport in Iran

Fresh Stupid From WV Governor: God Will Give Us Time To Fix Global Warming - If It Exists

People's Convoy Bid for a Permit to Camp on the National Mall Fails Miserably

**BREAKING**: Russia claims 'parts of peace deal' with Ukraine are close to being agreed

(Australia) 'Targeted discrimination': NSW government rejects Mark Latham's trans bill

Australian Court: Environment Minister Has No Responsibility To Protect Kids From Global Warming

New York mayor's crime plans reinforce 'worst parts of NYPD', say experts

UK Tories Dismissed "Green Crap" 10 Years Ago - Why Trust Them With Energy Policy Now?

Biden's Schedule for Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Former police boss denies cover-up in Ronald Greene death

This morning Joe Scarborough bashed China and promoted 'make it in America'

Breakfast Wednesday 16 March 2022

W. Each New Climate Disaster, Power Turns Back To Cheap Carbon Profits Like Dogs Returning To Vomit

Wednesday TOONs - Courage

David Corn: Top Putin Propagandist Says the Ukraine War Is Just the Beginning

Unsurprisingly, Online Searches For New/Used EVs More Than Double In 2 Weeks Post-Invasion

I fear it's going to be 'one of those days'.

Wordle 270 (*** SPOILER THREAD ***)

Convoy news for Wednesday, March 16, 2022

If you do the math, Russian ground forces must be taking horrific losses.

Seoul: North Korean missile exploded in air in failed launch

News Mexico county pays man $3.75M after sheriff shoots him in the head while driving a tractor

News Mexico county pays man $3.75M after sheriff shoots him in the head while driving a tractor

White House public tours are set to return in April.

The Big Sneeze: Climate change to make pollen season nastier

🇺🇦 LIVE 9AM: Zelenskyy to deliver virtual address to U.S. Congress

🇺🇦 LIVE 9AM: Zelenskyy to deliver virtual address to U.S. Congress

Three dead, including Covington Police officer, after shooting at gas station

I've been following the live cams on Kyiv. Today's the first day you can hear constant gunfire.

Sudden braking in 2 VW SUV models draws regulatory scrutiny

Animals Can Be Refugees Too

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe on way home to UK. UPDATE: Now back in the UK

Saint Patrick's Day Facts

My insurance company denied the pet scan needed for my melanoma surgery.

NJ Supreme Court: Report on top cop's racist comments must be released

Dictators, Oligarchs, and International Criminals vs. the Civilized World

Tory Peer Charles Moore Steps Down As Trustee Of Main UK Denial Group After Denying Membership

Video: American veterans train Ukrainian volunteers in combat

Russia says Ukraine talks progressing as onslaught continues

American veterans train Ukrainian volunteers in combat

My prediction of how it's going to end for Ukraine

Philadelphia Democratic Party endorses Conor Lamb

Ukrainian researchers pressure journals to boycott Russian authors

Capitol rioter from Pa bragged he'd 'do it again', asks for probation; feds want jail

Ukrainian Soldier Reveals What Captured Russian Soldiers Are Saying

80 years before Zelensky's address to Congress, Winston Churchill steeled Americans for war

The Minstrel Boy - John McDermott

New: US & NATO allies are sending several surface-to-air missiles systems to Ukraine.

Philip Crowther: ''One of the all-time greatest interviews.''

NPR: Blinken sets a standard for lifting sanctions:an 'irreversible' Russian withdrawal

You raised $240.00 on March 15, 2022 for our DU tax deductible Ukraine fundraiser

Greg Palast: How Billionaires Picked Putin as "Russia's Pinochet"

Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson to Step Down; Howard Schultz to Return in Interim Role

Ukraine foreign minister calls for DEPUTINIZATION: World cutting ties with "toxic partner" Russia

Import prices rise 1.4% in February on higher nonfuel prices; export prices advance 3.0%

Biggest Oil Giants Made 'Eye-Popping' $205 Billion in Profits in 2021: Report

Feels like Vlad is stalling for time and doubling down

Look at our populist, principled president taking on gas and oil corps

I just heard the description a intelligent conservative

U.S. Retail Sales Grew 0.3% in February

Remember then? 😂📺

Russians Seem To Be On Their Back Foot Around Kyiv

UKR President Zelensky addressing Congress LIVE now...

"Remember Pearl Harbor... Remember September 11..."

I wonder if Stormy Daniels could be canonized.

Phone doesn't ring--calls go to VM

It seems to me that repug legislators have discovered that they can

Please Mr Postman

So, Duh Jr. would rather see Daddy (Issues) represent the U.S. at the NATO summit....

Would appreciate recommendations on where to sell vintage movie posters from the fifties and early

On this day, March 16, 1951, Hank Williams recorded "Hey, Good Lookin'."

Zelensky is basically proposing a worldwide association more powerful than NATO or the UN

Just watched the video that Zelensky showed at his speech

The shoes.....(video played during Volodymyr's speech to Congress)

Zelensky: "I see no sense in life if it cannot stop the deaths." - VIDEO added

When the elephant decides to troll you

Every fucking member of the Bloated Tick party

Please Biden arrange a humanitarian no fly zone for Ukraine

The evidence is clear: it's time to prosecute Donald Trump

Ok. If that video Zelensky played didn't bring tears to your eyes

Pa. teen accidentally shoots 80-year-old woman in the head

CBS just explained Ukraine wants the S-300 SAM, Bulgaria and Greece have it, US does not

Zelenskyy is a brilliant man and a great leader.

Sea-level rise creating 'ghost forests' in North Carolina

The high Five (newsletter from progressiowa.org)

U.S. Companies Remain in Russia as World Ramps Up Pressure on Putin

Video shows bomb strike on Russian forces in forest

President Zelensky shows the United States Congress a video of his nation being destroyed:

McCarthy complains that Biden won't stand up for Putin

Man accused of bringing Molotov cocktail to Harrisburg bar asked about Russian connection

Putin and Trump, a dangerous mixture of greed and ego.

When will Biden's response to Zelensky happen?

The GOP/Russia authoritarian code:

'Nothing Short Of Historic': Joe Praises WH, Congress For Ukraine Respons

I have it on good authority that the VAWA is nothing but gun control.

Henny Youngman was born on this date.

Most in U.S. would go back to wearing masks if COVID cases rise: poll

Fred Neil was born on this date.

Jerry Jeff Walker was born on this date.

CNN saying Biden will speak at 11:45, Eastern.

Ukrainian President Zelenskyy Calls For Assistance In Virtual Address to Congress

Ray Benson from Asleep at the Wheel has a birthday today.

Trump brags he threatened 'no protection' for NATO moments after Zelenskyy speaks to Congress

Did anyone see Joe Manchin on morning Joe today?

The Leaders of the world, evil, good, and in between...are they feeling the white-hot wrath of

Nancy Wilson has a birthday today.

Patty Griffin has a birthday today.

Candace Owens is jaw-droppingly stupid and a tool of disinformation.

Massachusetts Maritime Academy Teams Up with Union Apprentice Program for Offshore Wind

Australia to Lift Entry Ban for Cruise Ships After Two Years

Catpuccino:

Rob Reiner: The freedom loving world owes President Zelensky and the people of Ukraine whatever it

Evergreen Containership Still Aground Near Baltimore

Americans Are United on Ukraine

Maintenance Error Led to $3.8 Million Ferry Casualty in Washington -NTSB

Putin will give his rebuttal to Zelensky's speech to Congress on Tucker Carlson's show tonight

Funding Secured for Cal Maritime's New Training Ship

Red squirrel daintily eating carrot:

Zelenskyy tells US Congress, 'We need you right now'

Taoiseach and ministers promoting links between Ireland and US

Tweet from Zelensky's account minutes ago: Ukraine is now a part of the EU energy system

Puppy works really hard to get up on scooter:

QB Baker Mayfield thanking Cleveland fans on same day Browns' brass meet with Deshaun Watson

Tennessee mentioned...

Putin facing revolt as soldiers refuse to deploy to Ukraine

ARGH!1 - remakes! - first West Side Story. Now Cabaret (stage) sweeping Olivier Awards!1

Read the full text of Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy's speech to the US Congress

Respectfully people,

With Graphic Detail And Raw Emotion, Zelenskyy Pleads For U.S. To Close Ukrainian Skies

This puppy is adorable:

Remember: A branch of Iran's military, the IGRC, is listed as a terrorist organization

Nat'l Journal: Trump staring at resounding rejection in GOP primaries

National Guard troops were dispatched to Texas ranches

At a private fundraiser with GOP lobbyists, Sen. Sinema mocked Biden and defended election denier...

Dumb things said by Repukes?

Ukraine Counter Offensive Destroys Multiple Russian Helicopters

NFL teams submit two separate proposals to adjust overtime

Brian Jean's byelection win sets the stage for showdown with Alberta Premier Jason Kenney

Link to the Ukrainian "shoes" video: very hard to watch but a must see video ... no youtub link now

Why Russian and Ukrainian Nouns Change their Spelling

Trump admits he was wrong about Putin -- but just can't quit him

Lost Generation Palindrome Poem

Top U.S. & World Headlines -- March 16, 2022

Fred Koch Helped Stalin Charles Koch Is Now Helping Putin

Audit: NY Health Department under Cuomo 'misled the public' on nursing home deaths

A covid surge in western Europe has U.S. bracing for another wave

Ever see a one-minute committee meeting? Alabama House State Gov't Committee passes anti-CRT bill...

1,000 Years of European Borders

Klitschko ain't having it.

Led Zeppelin - Over The Hills And Far Away (studio version & live at Madison Square Garden, 1973)

Lawmakers React To Zelenskyy's Emotional Plea To Congress

Jon Meacham: Zelenskyy Has Captured The Free World's Imagination

US accuses Russian army of shooting and killing 10 Ukrainians waiting to buy bread

LIVE: President Biden delivers remarks on providing additional U.S. support to Ukraine

Finished my lastest project.

Joe Walsh: Biden has done a masterful job leading the world's response to this crisis.

Ok I need to vent

Is msnbc seriously thinking of replacing Maddow with chuck todd??

Jeff Tiedrich: Tip for those who voted to acquit Trump for withholding military aid to Ukraine

Germany hits record Covid infection rate since start of pandemic

Which side are you on?

A picture (or in this case a graph) is worth a thousand words.

Duty To Warn recalls what Rick Wilson said about Trump, Ukraine and a map

Wait for it...

The Red State Murder Problem

Giant New Zealand potato is not in fact a potato, Guinness World Records rules

Russia opts for terror in absence of military gains

7.3-magnitude earthquake strikes near Japan coast, triggering tsunami warning.

Aaron Judge dodges vaccine question after Yankees, Mets mandate news

Biden admin weighs providing Ukraine with killer drones called Switchblades

When they show you who they are, believe them.

Thoughts about Ukraine. People are so frigging tribal, is that good or bad?

((Trucks headed down I-270 towards the DC beltway))

Gaslit - Official Trailer - STARZ - 4/24/2022

Man pleads guilty to snatching 4-week-old bear cubs from den -- gets a slap on the wrist.

China, in damage control mode, says the Ukraine invasion knocked them over like a feather

Japan hit by strong quake cutting power to millions

Wisconsin flock of 2.75 mln chickens to be culled as bird flu spreads in U.S.

Biden demands faster drop in gas prices as oil tumbles

Putin: Russian Troops Killing Ukrainian Kids Are Heroes

5153 new cases on the AZ Dashboard for week ending 3/15; 457 deaths

7.3 Magnutude Earthquake Off Coast of Fukushima.

Council of Europe expels Russia from human rights body

Why Pew's new study on Black Catholicism is critical for US church leaders

World Court orders Russia to cease military operations in Ukraine

U.S. says Russian troops "killed 10 people standing in line for bread"

A no-fly zone is not an option.

Florida health official put on 2-month leave after urging staff to get vaccine

After watching Zelenskyy today and in the past, I REALLY have to just laugh out loud . . . . .

Anniversaries and Posting Milestones (March 16, 2022)

Zelenskyy invokes Pearl Harbor, 9/11

The Luck of The Irish - John Lennon

Financier and Radio Host Peter Schiff Dressed Down for Criticizing Zelenskyy's Casual Attire

California's first lab-grown mosquitoes may take flight--stirring controversy

U.S. accuses Chinese agent of scheme to undermine congressional candidate

Ukraine Mounts Counteroffensive to Drive Russians Back From Kyiv, Key Cities

For the next time you walk your dog . . .

My sugar addiction...

I like the people of Ukraine better than I like the Trump voters.

As drought deepens, Californians are saving less water

Notice how they don't say "Radical Russian Orthodox Terrorists"?

If you wait long enough to make dinner, everyone will eat

Ted Cruz recruits unvaxxed Kyrie Irving to Houston

If Trump was president and Kevin McCarthy was speaker, Putin would have addressed Congress today.

LGBTQ+ Disney Employees Walk Out Over Response to Florida's 'Don't Say Gay' Bill

Are you thinking about voting for Herschel Walker? - The Real Herschel Walker (repug on repug fight)

TWEET: This hateful bitch with her ugly clothes and raging stupidity...

Biden admin designates Afghanistan for TPS, shielding thousands from deportation

Florida manatee feeding program to wind down as temps warm

Oscar nominated films of 2021 -- your favorite?

LIVE: Biden announces additional military aid for Ukraine

Astronomy Picture of the Day: The Observable Universe

Oil sheds most of its Russian war premium and falls into a bear market less than a week after

A dentist broke his patients' teeth so he could fix them. Prosecutors say he made millions.

The Myth of Violence and Mental Illness

David Bowie - The Jean Genie (1972)

'We Want People That Are Going to Fight the Left,' Says the Man Out-Trumping Trump

Can a smart DUer explain to me how Zelenskyy can do several internet speeches

This Phil Rucker gets on my nerves....

U.S. Departments of Justice and Treasury Launch Multilateral Russian Oligarch Task Force

Recent glitch preventing me from logging on to my computer

NATO Secretary General, Press Conference at Defence Ministers Meeting, 16 MAR 2022

Biden's delayed address now starting (1.00 pm EDT)

Marvel denounces anti-LGBTQ+ laws following Disney response to 'Don't Say Gay' bill

Pope, Russian Orthodox head discuss Ukraine and 'just peace'

Majority of Americans back troop presence in Europe: poll

Jan. 6 committee not planning to subpoena members of Congress, sources say

Kevin McCarthy quietly gets away with holding Republicans to a lower standard than Donald Trump

A Private Company Has Evacuated 6,500 People From Ukraine

Anonymous declared a 'cyber war' against Russia. Here are the results

How do I find a non-fad-based therapist?

Anonymous Teases 'Huge' 'Data Dump' That 'Will Blow Russia Away;' Hacktivist Collective Drops Major

Russian Pilots Have No Choice But To Fly Straight Through Ukraine's Man-Portable Missiles

50 Craziest Things said by Republicans -credit to "bottrott." He posted them in Gen Discussion

Convoy news for Wednesday, March 16, 2022, for DC

Strong earthquake felt in Japan, tsunami threat issued

Today's war crime in Mariupol:

Today's Image Dump (3/16/22)

Some of dis and Some of dat

Zelensky To Congress: We Need a No-Fly Zone NOW - Rebel HQ

Tim Mak's Ukraine war dog of the day (plus a road sign):

Why not Patriot Missile systems to Ukraine?

Jerry Jeff Walker - Mr. Bojangles ( for JJ's B-day -live)

Michael Cohen & Glenn Kirschner UNLEASH on 'traitorous, narcissistic sociopath' Trump - MeidasTouch

Once again, America is in denial about signs of a fresh Covid wave

America Needs a Better Plan to Fight Autocracy

CNN producer describes interaction with Russian prisoners of war (CNN)

Do Aussies and Kiwis stand on their heads when no one's looking?

Four Russian Generals Killed in Three Weeks Show Moscow's Vulnerabilities in Ukraine

CRTC to decide today whether to ban Russian state-controlled TV channel RT from Canada

Hundreds feared buried under rubble after Russian bomb destroys Mariupol theater

Theater in Mariupol where hundreds were taking refuge has been bombed, according to city council

U.S. embassy says Russian troops "shot and killed 10 people standing in line for bread" in northeast

U.S. Should Be As Supportive As Possible To Ukraine, Says House Member

Very Good Analysis of No Fly Zone

Trans news. 4 days ago I ate at a local little place that has a good lunch deal. $12.00 for a ...

A Timeline of Russian Cyberattacks on Ukraine - WIRED

TCM tonight:

Look at all those chickens!

Google ad/scam survey blocking du.

oops. there's that irish music rabbit hole again.

At an end, your rule is. And not short enough, it was!

Local Reporter Praised For Viral Interview Pushing Idaho Lt. Governor on White Nationalist Ties: 'As

EXPLAINER: What would a Russian bond default mean?

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) is furiously swiping on his iPad during Zelenskyy's address to Congress.

'WHEN DOES THE GREED STOP?' Sen. Edward Kennedy's Historic Senate Speech

Cartoons 3/16/2022

County and EvCC have deal to keep preschool open next year

Highway 530 Oso slide memorial to be a 'beautiful place'

Joe Buck, Troy Aikman sign multiyear deals with ESPN to be voices of Monday Night Football

Texas National Guard troops were ordered as private security for wealthy ranches, service members sa

Inside Jonathan Martin and Alex Burns' new Biden book

Do you support the US enforcing a no fly zone in Ukraine?

A Current Commercial for Lexus Features a Middle School Band

NLRB contends Starbucks retaliated against pro-union workers

Concrete drivers still not back at work despite offer to return

Leader of Peace - The Lincoln Project

A Ukrainian Town Deals Russia One of the War's Most Decisive Routs

N.Korea courts disaster with missile tests from international airport

Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko Responds To Putin Claim With A Single Blunt Word

Massive fire engulfs Walmart distribution center near Indianapolis; no word on injuries

MSNBC's Chyrons obscure parts of English translations. How stupid!

Ukraine says a 4th Russian general was killed trying to storm Mariupol

Donald Trump Jr.'s Idea For How His Dad Could Fix Russia-Ukraine Backfires

My Maps app doesn't always talk to me

Reporter takes Lt Gov of Idaho McGeachin to task: "You don't know who Nick Fuentes is but you...

Poland wants to urgently buy U.S. Reaper drones, as Russia fears mount

Student accused of assaulting girl inside Loudoun Co. high school bathroom

How you can help LGBTQ Ukrainians right now

Daily touch of France - Wednesday edition - Cassis Port

Democrat are likely to gain seats in the US Senate in 2022.

The Very Definition of Clueless Irony

Most Americans Agree with Biden on No-Fly Zone

OH yeah!!!

Raiders finalizing deal with Chandler Jones

Daily touch of France - Wednesday edition - Cassis Port - Posted in Photography

Zelensky tweet on Ukraine's victory in its case against Russia at the International Court of Justice

Did the rnc get it's injunction

Yikes!! When Your "Reek" Deserts You, You're a Real LOSER!!

What's the story about Russian generals? Are they like V.P.s in a

Mariupol theater, located in a park and sheltering civilians, was bombed today

Americans Want Russian State Media Banned

Oz: Would Forego Security Clearances in Order to Maintain Dual Citizenship

Ukraine forces rescue Melitopol mayor.

Well, Tucker Carlson won't be happy!

LIVE - You can ride along with the Truckers on their youtube livestreams:

I was wrong about the Russian oligarchs

Hate crime charge for teen recorded whipping classmate

Putin accuses the West of trying to "cancel" and "dismember" Russia

Colorado Democrats pass a bill guaranteeing the right to an abortion even IF Roe is struck down

Lawsuit Seeks to Ban Wisconsin Johnson, Tiffany, Fitzgerald From 2022 Ballot for Insurrection

The Russian fast-food chain that Russian parliament's speaker has proposed replace @McDonalds...

Olga Smirnova: Ballerina leaves Russia for Netherlands after denouncing war

Capitol-rioting GOP candidate says Bill Gates and George Soros 'want to enslave every generation' in

something I like doing.. dancing with FRIENDS over 1970s MUSIC!

Why can't I see my own thread?

Beau of the Fifth Column: Let's talk about foreign policy's new normal and anti-Russian sentiment..

Oz: Would Forego Security Clearances in Order to Maintain Dual Citizenship

Across the Desk - S5:E7 (The GOP Attack on LGBTQ Americans)

Remember Alexander Litvinenko? Polonium'd by Putin?

McCarthy enlists MIT in prep for speakership

"This newborn who detests Earth & everyone on it is my new god" (LOL!)

We need to draft a Controversial Rightwing primary challenger against Jerry Moran-KS.

Biden says Russian leader Putin 'is a war criminal' for Ukraine attacks

Across the Desk - S5:E9 (OK GOP - Bible State Book - No Trans till 21 - No Diversity in Public Ed)

Daily Distraction 16.03.22

Putin warns Russia against pro-Western 'traitors' and 'scum'

Ken Paxton, lawyers for parents of trans kids disagree on whether child abuse investigations can con

Plano city council meeting goes off the rails (TX)

Guerrilla warfare - Farmers are helping!!

Been posting in Lounge

Ken Paxton, lawyers for parents of trans kids disagree on whether child abuse investigations can con

Took a bike ride today!

Ukraine is fighting for its survival; Peter Schiff thinks Zelensky should be wearing a suit

Bette Midler Tweet:

Confusion And Terror Reign In Texas For Families Of Trans Teenagers

What is gender-affirming medical care for transgender children? Here's what you need to know.

Is Mandela Barnes a stronger or weaker candidate than Russ Feingold?

Sahara dust storm turns skies orange in southern Europe.

Sen Schumer announces that CEOs of major oil companies will be called to testify before Congress.

Barack Obama tweets on Ukraine

Biden Announces Additional Support Package For 'Unprecedented Assistance To Ukraine'

Here are a list of companies that have left Russia, and those that have stayed.

Russian TV producer 'extremely concerned' for safety after protest live on air

20-year-old Nancy Pelosi pictured with JFK

Biden on Putin: 'I think he is a war criminal'

Experts tell House panel Russia is committing war crimes

'We Have To Find A Way To Stop Vladimir Putin': Sen. Rosen

US sets up international task force to persecute Russian oligarchs, officials.

Herschel Walker Thinks Evolution Is A Lie?! - The Damage Report

Biden on Putin: 'I think he is a war criminal'

I am curious: did the senate vote for DST year around by a voice vote

Most local governments spend more on policing than public health (graphic map)

Biden On Putin: 'He Is A War Criminal' (MSNBC)

Russian Man Handcuffs Himself To McDonald's In Protest - Rebel HQ

All of this is 100% accurate and true. 100%

Tweet of the Late Afternoon:

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Thursday, 17 March 2022

The Council of Europe expels Russia from its membership over Putin's unprovoked aggression

'Why? Why? Why?' Ukraine's Mariupol descends into despair

Marjorie Traitor Gangrene's insult to the president of Ukraine.

U.S. sending Switchblade drones to Ukraine in $800 million package

At least nine dead in Texas bus collision involving student athletes

How Cops Create Mayhem From a Simple Inconvenience - LackLuster

White House: Fact Sheet on U.S. Security Assistance for Ukraine

Video of the people sheltering inside Mariupol theater before Russia bombed it.

@StratcomCentre. Details of the new aid to Ukrainia announced earlier by POTUS

Mariupol Residents 'Getting Some Of The Worst Of This War' Facing Shelling, Airstrikes

Tucker Carlson Opens His Mouth, Gets Fact Checked - The Damage Report

Russia's state TV hit by stream of resignations

Russia's state TV hit by stream of resignations

CRTC bans Russian state-controlled TV channels RT, RT France from Canadian airwaves

What's for Dinner, Wed., Mar. 16, 2022

Pres. Biden: 'I think (Putin) is a war criminal'

Minneapolis to pay settlement of $2.4 million to man who lost an eye during Floyd protests

So... Elon Musk wants to battle Putin for Ukraine...

The surprising link between Covid-19 deaths and ... internet access

Baby Wan Mai having too much fun, running and playing freely.

NLRB accuses Starbucks of retaliating against workers seeking to unionize

Massive explosions in a number of cities in Belarus (false flag ops by Putin?)

Branches

Guatemala Congress shelves same-sex marriage ban

Science Has Devastating News About Pollen Season as The US Climate Keeps Changing

U.S. sending Switchblade drones to Ukraine in $800 million package

EU Sanctions Full Explanation

EU Sanctions Full Explanation

Umm, WTF is this? The entire Plano city council is in shock.

New Experiments Hint Human Language Likely Didn't Start With Grunts

FYI: The Arsenalna metro station in Kyiv is 350 feet below ground.

Rep Jones (D-NY) bill will ban all anticompetitive mergers

Religion Has Actually Convinced People That ...

The words "children" were written in Russian outside the Mariupol Drama Theater before it was bombed

In Reversal, Guatemala Shelves Anti-Abortion Law

Rita in Roatan!

"Uh, Vlad? Hirohito called. He wants his playbook back."

Grassley Admits GOP Won't Lower Drug Prices

National Guard troops were dispatched to famous Texas ranches with private security as part of bord

The dark part is the reef, an easy swim from shore.

Russian Billionaire's Superyacht Mysteriously Vanishes

Which 2022 Democratic US Senate candidate is a stronger general election candidate?

Ukraine is getting upgraded S-300 Long-Range Air-Defence SAMs

Arlington NAACP Requests A Department Of Justice Investigation Into The County's Jail

Fed raises interest rates for the first time since 2018

President Obama's Tournaments Picks

Is breeding bulldogs cruel? Animal groups debate how to make them healthier

Former Trump EPA boss and coal lobbyist Andrew Wheeler Gets New Job In Youngkin Administration

Former Trump EPA boss and coal lobbyist Andrew Wheeler Gets New Job In Youngkin Administration

Neil Young - Don't Let It Bring You Down ( live 1971 - seems appropriate)

The story of the Holodomor in Ukraine.

Who else thinks it's time (MTG)

Russia is about to default on a $100 billion debt

Irish people 'fully behind' Ukraine, Taoiseach tells Zelensky

Rising Covid infections just 'tip of the iceberg' - WHO

Cat photos (again)

Photo: ''While Granny saves the cat, our defenders save Granny.''

Spain Detains Yacht Thought to Be Owned by Rosneft CEO

War in Ukraine: Fourth Russian general killed - Zelensky

Cat photos (again)

Russia-linked Oil, Fuel Cargoes Rush to US Before Ban Starts

Vos is trying to have it both ways...

US Approves More Exports from Major LNG Terminals

Conrad Wins US Navy Barge Building Contract

Peter Schiff: I understand times are hard, but doesn't the President of the #Ukraine own a suit?

Tsunami advisory lifted for northeastern Japan

Mercy sakes, looks like we have us a convoy. Okay, just one truck. But there will be more.

Conservatives Say California Is A Disaster, But Facts Show The Opposite

Police strip-searched a 15-year-old black girl at school. When will these abuses end?

Bolshoi Ballerina quits: 'I am against the war with every fiber of my soul '

Fleetwood Mac - You Make Loving Fun

Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Too Expensive For Virginia, According To Youngkin Report

This worked yesterday...we have no donations today period

Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Too Expensive For Virginia, According To Youngkin Report

Are there CIA operatives in Ukraine?

'Incels' are a rising threat in the US, Secret Service report finds

Hello from the DC federal courthouse, where Steve Bannon just arrived for the 11am motion hearing...

Chris Cuomo wants $125 million for 'unlawful' CNN firing

Putin's Acts Against Ukraine & Trump's Acts Against the US: Political Acts or Acts of Evil? - GK

Why is Judy Woodruff wasting time talking to a hypocrite turtle?

'Why? Why? Why?' Ukraine's Mariupol descends into despair

Let it be.

Russian blood money in our politics....

Lia Thomas and the long tradition of 'gender policing' female athletes

An apology: mea culpa

Watch out for QR-code scams when donating to causes

Everyone here is a member of the No Trumps and No Flynns Club

Kremlin says Biden's comments about Putin are 'unacceptable and unforgivable' - Tass

Ukrainian MP Reacts To Loss Of Journalist Oleksandra Kuyshynova, His Close Friend

Interesting...

Plano TX City Council meeting goes--well, just watch.

Probably wants MTG, biggest bimbo in congress...

Does the Ukraine War and it's escalation mean...

If Trump Was So 'Tough' on Putin, Why Didn't Putin Sanction Him?

Putins war criminal charges...

In a window of six days, Ahafiya Vyshyvana buried both of her sons, Vasyl & Kyrylo Vyshyvaniy ...

Something strange happening in Belarus ...

Question: Are the weapons being sent to Ukraine equal to providing a No Fly Zone?

If you are gunned down while standing in a breadline

Pass rusher Von Miller signing with Bills on six-year, $120M deal

Putin is losing big time...

Non-Vegas Casino Buffet: Worth it or not?

Russia bombs theater where hundreds sought shelter and 'children' was written on grounds

My copy of Lessons From The Edge by Marie Yovanovitch arrived yesterday.

black and white tv memories .

TSA has investigated 3,800 mask-related incidents, issued $644,000 in fines

TSA has investigated 3,800 mask-related incidents, issued $644,000 in fines

An Energy Battleground Between Russia and Germany with Dr. Filip Cernoch

A Ukrainian Town Deals Russia One of the War's Most Decisive Routs

Colorado Rockies, Kris Bryant reach seven-year, $182 million deal, sources say

A year after the Atlanta shootings, Asian women live in fear: 'How are we all going to stay safe?'

Has anyone tried Cuban's 'Cost Plus Drug Co'?

Putin's Hitleresque speech with subtitles

Photo of Walmart distribution center fire.......

"The trucker has become the scientist for America now ...COVID is over."

Alligator snaps up 50-pound dog walking along lake on college campus in Florida

Judge Wants to Review Investigation Tactics in Bannon Case

How China's Response to Russia's Invasion of Ukraine Could Upend the World Order

There Have Been Nearly 3000 Gods So Far ...

NASA's Webb Reaches Alignment Milestone, Optics Working Successfully

Five Individuals Charged Variously with Stalking, Harassing, and Spying on U.S. Residents on Behalf

World War III 'may have already started' with Russian invasion, Zelenskyy says

James Webb: 'Fully focused' telescope beats expectations

Foreign policy experts agree with Biden's opposition to a no-fly zone.

NoShit..

Tucker Carlson doubles down on Ukraine, calling support 'the largest political flashmob in American

Zelensky's chance: how he can shorten his war, and maybe start world peace

Michael Beschloss uncovers ultimate Trump fake tough guy BS:

Ukraine is a Real and Dangerous Crisis. Stop Playing Politics and Show Some Real Unity

China Planned Taiwan Invasion in Fall, Alleged Russian Intel Leak Claims

Is this something hopeful from China in regards to Ukraine?

Wow! The Republican Senators aren't worried about sparking WW3 by sending more help to Ukraine !

Florida Dunkin' employee is sentenced for fatally punching customer who used racist slur

Four Masted Barque rounding Cape Horn 1928

*On Amanpour tonight, she interviews

Russian State Duma Speaker wants Biden & US lawmakers tried for "nazification" of Ukraine

TFG after Zelenskyy's speech, "Hey what about me!!!"

After six months, El Salvador's Bitcoin experiment seems headed for failure

Ukraine, IAEA to sign agreement on nuclear safety

South Carolina House passes $14B state budget, sending it over to Senate

Theater in Mariupol bombed by the Russians had 'CHILDREN' written in block letters outside

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