Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Have An Excellent Tuesday

work by Rudy Karel Schneeweiss

Lawrence O'Donnell - Howell Raines, Alabama Can Change State's Image Election Night

Morning Joe - Mika Brzezinski tears into President Trump over Sen Gillibrand Tweet

Bannon

The Palmer Report: Steve Bannon has total meltdown

Keeping It Classy

Guardian UK: Roy Moore battles bigotry claims on eve of Alabama vote: 'Our attorney is a Jew' - Wartime comrade claims Republican candidate turned down visit to Vietnam brothel, while Democrat Doug Jones urges voters to ‘take the right road’
At a rally on Monday night, Moore’s wife, Kayla, rejected accusations of antisemitism, offering as proof: “One of our attorneys is a Jew.”

Blame

  Come on now, who, in their right mind, believes Trump. The answer is easy - nobody, nobody believes him, even his supporters know he's lying.

Guardian UK: Trump blames Democrats for 'fabricated stories' of sexual misconduct - Three women shared stories on of sexual harassment on TV on Monday - Trump says claims are ‘false accusations from women I have never met’

The Pig Squeals

NY Times: Trump Attacks Gillibrand and Blames Democrats for Women’s Allegations Against Him By EILEEN SULLIVAN
Trump tweeted - Lightweight Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a total flunky for Chuck Schumer and someone who would come to my office “begging” for campaign contributions not so long ago (and would do anything for them), is now in the ring fighting against Trump. Very disloyal to Bill & Crooked-USED!

Fraud

NY Times: Voter Fraud in Alabama by David Leonhardt
Thousands of Alabama residents are prohibited from voting or face unfair obstacles — and a disproportionate number of them are black.

The Market On Tuesday

  At 9:20 a.m. ET DOW futures are +66 and the price of oil per barrel is down. The market is poised to open moderately higher.

CNN: Pipeline trouble; Climate summit; Fed meets by Ivana Kottasová

Monday, December 11, 2017

Alabama Here We Come


Roy The Molester

Politico: How Trump came around to an accused child molester - The inside story of President Donald Trump’s full embrace of scandal-tarred Roy Moore. By ELIANA JOHNSON and ALEX ISENSTADT

Net Neutrality Ends

Axios: Axios Sourced: The FCC will end net neutrality

They're Back

The Daily Beast: Shadowy Facebook Ads That Pushed Trump Are Back in Alabama - Three months after Mark Zuckerberg pledged to stop external forces from disproportionately affecting U.S. elections, targeted ads are bombarding voters in a pivotal Senate race. by Ben Collins and Andrew Desiderio

Groper

The Daily Beast: Woman: Donald Trump Groped Me and Called Me a ‘C*nt’ - As the #MeToo movement holds more powerful men accountable for sexual misconduct, three women spoke out once again to try to convince America that the president assaulted them too. by Andrew Kirell

Digby's Latest

Salon: As Mueller closes in on Trump, the right pushes back: Will he be fired? With Trump in trouble, his allies argue that the entire Mueller investigation is a grand conspiracy. Will it work? by Heather Digby Parton

The Onion - Study Finds Controlling, Possessive Behavior Most Pure Expression Of Love

The Onion: Study Finds Controlling, Possessive Behavior Most Pure Expression Of Love

Living Tattoo

Science Daily: Engineers 3-D print a 'living tattoo' - New technique 3-D prints programmed cells into living devices for first time.
summary - Engineers have devised a 3-D printing technique that uses a new kind of ink made from genetically programmed living cells. The cells are engineered to light up in response to a variety of stimuli. When mixed with a slurry of hydrogel and nutrients, the cells can be printed, layer by layer, to form three-dimensional, interactive structures and devices.

'Harlem River'

Kevin Morby - this song is being used in a Volvo TV ad. Great song.

Guitarists, the riff is easy and very cool - C# (5th string) to E chord, B (5th string) to E chord

Have An Excellent Monday

work by Milt Kobayashi

Morning Joe - Senator Richard Shelby Doesn't Support Roy Moore

Alex Witt - Russia Probe Homes In On Trump's Inner Circle

One Can Only Hope

The Palmer Report: Robert Mueller’s marathon finally turns the corner

Nikki Tempts The Trump Fate

Guardian UK: Nikki Haley: women who accuse Trump of sexual misconduct 'should be heard' - UN ambassador says women have ‘every right to speak up’

California Is On fire

Guardian UK: Largest California wildfire expected to grow as it enters second week

It's Roy Time

NY Times: Rise of the Roypublicans by Charles M. Blow
There will be no way to shake the stench of this homophobic, Islamophobic, sexist, racist apologist and accused pedophile. He is them (GOP), and they are him.

Idiot In NYC

NY Times: New York Explosion Empties Busy Transit Hub; Suspect Is in Custody By WILLIAM K. RASHBAUM, JONAH ENGEL BROMWICH and BRIAN M. ROSENTHAL
The suspect was alone, and the device was reported to have gone off prematurely. The explosion was recorded on surveillance video, the city official said.

The Market On Monday

  At 9:20 a.m. ET DOW futures are +38 and the price of oil per barrel is up. The market is poised to open moderately higher.

CNN: Bitcoin futures; Central banks; Typhoon sale by Ivana Kottasová

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