Thursday, December 30, 2021

The Rude Pundit: Haiku Review of 2021: Smiling With No Teeth

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Sybil Bruncheon’s Tales for the New Year!... A New Year’s Gathering of the Bingham Lake Spinsters… for LADIES ONLY! — SybilSez

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Former Marine spends his time tracking conspiracy theories by Trump's base - Business Insider

Former Marine spends his time tracking conspiracy theories by Trump's base - Business Insider


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16-year-old girl, mistaken for intruder, fatally shot by father at home in Ohio - USA TODAY

16-year-old girl, mistaken for intruder, fatally shot by father at home in Ohio - USA TODAY


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How the U.S. government failed to stop the rise of domestic extremism - USA TODAY

How the U.S. government failed to stop the rise of domestic extremism - USA TODAY


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Watch "SOUND CELEBRATION: Mega Medley of Nearly 100 Music Acts (1940s to 1980s)" on YouTube

MAGA rioter kept baton he used to attack cops as a memento – and his judge isn’t impressed - Raw Story - Celebrating 17 Years of Independent Journalism

MAGA rioter kept baton he used to attack cops as a memento – and his judge isn't impressed - Raw Story - Celebrating 17 Years of Independent Journalism


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HuffPost: 24 WTF Moments From 2021 That Left Our Jaws On The Floor


24 WTF Moments From 2021 That Left Our Jaws On The Floor
Yes, all of these things actually happened.

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The Guardian: Key moments from Ghislaine Maxwell’s sex-trafficking trial


Key moments from Ghislaine Maxwell's sex-trafficking trial
The trial offered a rare look into the social circles she and Jeffrey Epstein moved in, as well as the wealth and power he wielded

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Wednesday, December 29, 2021

The Rude Pundit: The Year of Unmagical Thinking

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Watch "THE MORRISSEY & MILLER NIGHT CLUB REVUE- (1928) Will Morrissey, Midgie Miller, Harry Downing" on YouTube

A Steel City tragedy on New Year’s Day 1926 – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Interactive

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They Were the Pandemic’s Perfect Victims — ProPublica

They Were the Pandemic's Perfect Victims — ProPublica


https://www.propublica.org/article/they-were-the-pandemics-perfect-victims

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December 28, 2021 - by Heather Cox Richardson

December 28, 2021 - by Heather Cox Richardson


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Tuesday, December 28, 2021

Watch "Was Madison Cawthorn's Marriage a Russian Setup?" on YouTube

Man searching for deer antlers in Missouri finds remains of missing MMA fighter - NBC News

Man searching for deer antlers in Missouri finds remains of missing MMA fighter - NBC News


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The biggest bright spots and breakthroughs - Apple News Spotlight

The biggest bright spots and breakthroughs - Apple News Spotlight


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MAGA rioter 'Bear-spray guy' goes missing as Jan. 6 hearing gets started - Raw Story - Celebrating 17 Years of Independent Journalism

MAGA rioter 'Bear-spray guy' goes missing as Jan. 6 hearing gets started - Raw Story - Celebrating 17 Years of Independent Journalism


https://www.rawstory.com/feds-lose-january-6-inmate/

Stuff That Needed to be Said This Year

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Watch "ITALIAN CHRISTMAS SONG" on YouTube

Monday, December 27, 2021

‘Battle of the sexes’ begins in womb as father and mother’s genes tussle over nutrition | University of Cambridge

'Battle of the sexes' begins in womb as father and mother's genes tussle over nutrition | University of Cambridge


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For White People Tired of Being Called "Racist"

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MSNBC: Dr. Oz haunted by a history of 'dispensing dubious medical advice'


Dr. Oz haunted by a history of 'dispensing dubious medical advice'
Voters often like doctors and celebrities, and Dr. Mehmet Oz checks both boxes. His history of "dispensing dubious medical advice" remains a big problem.

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The New Yorker: The Year in New Yorker Poetry


The Year in New Yorker Poetry
The poems that the magazine published in 2021 attest to the overwhelming sorrow, fury, and strangeness of our time, and also locate small yet significant instances of possibility.

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USA TODAY: Man dies after a 15-day wait for a medical center bed. His survivors blame the COVID surge


Man dies after a 15-day wait for a medical center bed. His survivors blame the COVID surge
The Iowa man's family says immediate admission to an advanced hospital 'would have given us a fairer chance' at seeing him survive sepsis.

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A Plant That Sterilizes Medical Equipment Spews Cancer-Causing Pollution on Tens of Thousands of Schoolchildren - ProPublica

A Plant That Sterilizes Medical Equipment Spews Cancer-Causing Pollution on Tens of Thousands of Schoolchildren - ProPublica


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Unearthing the Truth | Portside

December 26, 2021 - by Heather Cox Richardson

Sunday, December 26, 2021

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Watch "A SANITARIUM SCANDAL- (1917) Claire Anderson, Joseph Belmont, Paddy McGuire" on YouTube

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Watch "Mastermind Plots His Escape from Max Security Prison | Great Escapes with Morgan Freeman (Season 1)" on YouTube

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Friday, December 24, 2021

The man behind Santa – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Interactive

The man behind Santa – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Interactive


https://newsinteractive.post-gazette.com/the-man-behind-santa-george-heid/

Allegheny County hits pandemic-era record for daily case counts | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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GOP introduced more than 260 bills to "subvert" elections after Trump's 2020 loss: Report - Newsweek

GOP introduced more than 260 bills to "subvert" elections after Trump's 2020 loss: Report - Newsweek


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New Jan. 6 tape shows 3-hour battle in Capitol tunnel - CNN Politics

New Jan. 6 tape shows 3-hour battle in Capitol tunnel - CNN Politics


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For 40-Plus Years, Title IX's Strength Grew. Then Betsy DeVos Showed Up. - Mother Jones

For 40-Plus Years, Title IX's Strength Grew. Then Betsy DeVos Showed Up. - Mother Jones


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Jason Miller's Gettr Site Bans Users From Posting Racist 'Groyper' Term, As Site Battles White Nationalists - The Daily Beast

Jason Miller's Gettr Site Bans Users From Posting Racist 'Groyper' Term, As Site Battles White Nationalists - The Daily Beast


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Watch "music box christmas music" on YouTube

Watch "Richard Cheese "The First Noel" (piano by Bobby Ricotta) from the 2013 album "Cocktails With Santa"" on YouTube

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Watch "US's youngest face transplant recipient shares story of suicide survival, hope" on YouTube

Watch "Watch One Family's Journey Through A Life-Changing Face Transplant | National Geographic" on YouTube

Watch "Youngest Face Transplant Recipient in U.S. | National Geographic" on YouTube

Happy holidays, here’s a singing horse skull

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December 23, 2021 - by Heather Cox Richardson

December 23, 2021 - by Heather Cox Richardson


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Thursday, December 23, 2021

The Daily Beast: County Health Director Quits Over ‘Daily Verbal Assaults’ and Death Threats


County Health Director Quits Over 'Daily Verbal Assaults' and Death Threats
Angie Hittson said she hit her breaking point after facing constant threats while trying to run clinics and trace COVID infections.

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BuzzFeed News: Kim Potter Has Been Convicted Of Manslaughter In Daunte Wright’s Killing


Kim Potter Has Been Convicted Of Manslaughter In Daunte Wright's Killing
The former Minnesota police officer fatally shot the 20-year-old Black motorist when she mistakenly reached for her handgun instead of her Taser.

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Why Is "Christmas" Abbreviated As "Xmas"? - Dictionary.com

Why Is "Christmas" Abbreviated As "Xmas"? - Dictionary.com


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Kyle Rittenhouse at Turning Point USA's "AmericaFest" Is Very Sad

THE ATLANTIC: Trump’s Next Coup Has Already Begun


Trump's Next Coup Has Already Begun
January 6 was practice. Donald Trump's GOP is much better positioned to subvert the next election.

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Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Watch "The Oligarchy's Ultimate Political Weapon | Robert Reich" on YouTube

Watch "Ask Kate: All About CTF Youth Programs" on YouTube

Watch "Joe Manchin, Build Back Better, and the Coal Miners - Part 2" on YouTube

Watch "William S Burroughs - The.Junky's Christmas. Full Version." on YouTube

Watch "Mercy - "Love (Can Make You Happy)"" on YouTube

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Christian musician says churches are killing people: 'Since I was a child, I’ve watched the church kick their wounded' - Raw Story - Celebrating 17 Years of Independent Journalism

Christian musician says churches are killing people: 'Since I was a child, I've watched the church kick their wounded' - Raw Story - Celebrating 17 Years of Independent Journalism


https://www.rawstory.com/jody-mcbrayer/

Fraternity suspended after 'despicable' video surfaces showing members singing 'I want to be a slave owner' - Raw Story - Celebrating 17 Years of Independent Journalism

Fraternity suspended after 'despicable' video surfaces showing members singing 'I want to be a slave owner' - Raw Story - Celebrating 17 Years of Independent Journalism


https://www.rawstory.com/university-suspends-fraternity-after-video-surfaces-showing-members-singing-i-want-to-be-a-slave-owner/

WATCH: The Lincoln Project slams Fox News in scathing new ad - Raw Story - Celebrating 17 Years of Independent Journalism

WATCH: The Lincoln Project slams Fox News in scathing new ad - Raw Story - Celebrating 17 Years of Independent Journalism


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Jen Psaki fires back after Fox News reporter accuses White House of 'bullying' Joe Manchin - Raw Story - Celebrating 17 Years of Independent Journalism

Jen Psaki fires back after Fox News reporter accuses White House of 'bullying' Joe Manchin - Raw Story - Celebrating 17 Years of Independent Journalism


https://www.rawstory.com/jen-psaki-joe-manchin/

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Watch "Josh Shapiro On Taking the Fight for Democracy to the Governor's Office" on YouTube

Watch "Lewis Black's Rantcast #63 - What's the Matter With Manchin?" on YouTube

Tony Norman: Reading, writing and reenactments (in hell) | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Do As I Say, Not As I Do - by Ben Cohen

Esquire: We Really Don't Need Some Guy They Call 'The General' Trying to Overturn a Free Election


We Really Don't Need Some Guy They Call 'The General' Trying to Overturn a Free Election
Rep. Scott Perry was a key player in the Trump-induced crisis following the 2020 contest.

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Mother Jones: The Mother of All Vaccines May Be Closer Than You Think


The Mother of All Vaccines May Be Closer Than You Think
What if we could make a shot for pandemic viruses—before they exist?

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MSNBC: Trump says more than he intended while slamming voting rights bill


Trump says more than he intended while slamming voting rights bill
Donald Trump believes Republicans will lose if Democrats make it easier for Americans to vote. Perhaps he hasn't thought this argument through.

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USA TODAY: Watch now: USA TODAY's Best of Humankind Awards hosted by Jenna Bush Hager tells the stories of everyday people who inspire us


Watch now: USA TODAY's Best of Humankind Awards hosted by Jenna Bush Hager tells the stories of everyday people who inspire us
The Best of Humankind Awards honors everyday people who go above and beyond for their communities through small and large acts of kindness, inspiration

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Newsweek: Super vaccine effective against all COVID variants created by U.S. Army


Super vaccine effective against all COVID variants created by U.S. Army
December 22, 2021

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Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Watch "Robin McNamara - "Lay A Little Lovin' On Me"" on YouTube

Watch "Joe Manchin, Build Back Better, and the Coal Miners - Part 1" on YouTube

Watch "Nina Simone - Feeling Good HD" on YouTube

Watch "Just Because Jesus Forgot About A-B-0-R-T-I-0-N Doesn’t Give You the Right" on YouTube

🎄 A Garfield Christmas Special ❄️ Garfield & Friends ☃️

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The simple reason Capitol insurrectionists haven’t been charged with sedition - Mother Jones

The simple reason Capitol insurrectionists haven't been charged with sedition - Mother Jones


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Meet 'Moose Milk,' the Wintry Cocktail of the Canadian Military - Gastro Obscura

Meet 'Moose Milk,' the Wintry Cocktail of the Canadian Military - Gastro Obscura


https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/what-is-moose-milk-canadian-holiday-cocktail

Watch "Tom Waits- Christmas Card from a Hooker in Minneapolis (Studio Version)" on YouTube

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Wealthy Mormon publicly leaves the LDS Church — shaming leaders for 'doing harm to the world' - Raw Story - Celebrating 17 Years of Independent Journalism

Wealthy Mormon publicly leaves the LDS Church — shaming leaders for 'doing harm to the world' - Raw Story - Celebrating 17 Years of Independent Journalism


https://www.rawstory.com/wealthy-mormon-leaves-church-publicly/

‘The guy should be fired on the spot’: Dr. Fauci fires back at assassination threat from Fox News host - Raw Story - Celebrating 17 Years of Independent Journalism

'The guy should be fired on the spot': Dr. Fauci fires back at assassination threat from Fox News host - Raw Story - Celebrating 17 Years of Independent Journalism


https://www.rawstory.com/jesse-watters-dr-tony-fauci/

December 20, 2021 - by Heather Cox Richardson

https://heathercoxrichardson.substack.com/p/december-20-2021


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Monday, December 20, 2021

Anti-Vax Champion Kickboxer Dies After Contracting ‘Little Virus’ COVID-19 - The Daily Beast

Anti-Vax Champion Kickboxer Dies After Contracting 'Little Virus' COVID-19 - The Daily Beast


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Business Insider: Rep. Greene uses racial slur 'yellow' to hype diversity of MAGA crowd


Rep. Greene uses racial slur 'yellow' to hype diversity of MAGA crowd
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene rejected claims the pro-Trump movement is racist at a conference. She tried to defend it by noting that "yellow people" are among those who love Trump. Critics pointed out that the phrase has a long history as a racist slur.

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Rolling Stone: Trump Played the Conspiracy Theory Hits at Bill O'Reilly 'History Tour' in Dallas


Trump Played the Conspiracy Theory Hits at Bill O'Reilly 'History Tour' in Dallas
Onstage and in the crowd, misinformation flew at the Texas stop of the "History Tour"

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TIME: How Trump Stole Christmas—And Why Evangelicals Rally to Their Savior


How Trump Stole Christmas—And Why Evangelicals Rally to Their Savior
Before Donald Trump had spoken a word Sunday, Dec. 19, at First Baptist Dallas it would've been understandable if those in attendance had trouble remembering the "reason for the season." Jesus was celebrated, yes. But the entire Christmas service was built around Trump's advent: lines wrapped around the building starting 3 hours before the event; security screening for everyone in the main sanctuary; Trump's smiling face on every program. The former President was introduced or acknowledged four

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The Daily Beast: MAGA Fans Boo Trump After He Reveals He Got Vax Booster


MAGA Fans Boo Trump After He Reveals He Got Vax Booster
News that the ex-president and disgraced former Fox News star Bill O'Reilly are now boosted was not well received by some of Trump's vaccine-resistant supporters.

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The Guardian: Behind the outrageous viral obituary that people are calling ‘a masterpiece’


Behind the outrageous viral obituary that people are calling 'a masterpiece'
'Who needs a report card after you die?' says Andy Corren, whose irreverent obituary for his rowdy mother has been read by thousands

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Watch "'Plus-sized Jewish lady redneck': McKeesport native's obituary goes viral" on YouTube

Watch "Bob Dylan - Must Be Santa (Official Video)" on YouTube

Watch "Motown Christmas Songs Playlist 2022 🎄Motown Merry Christmas Medley 🎅Motown Christmas Music Mix 2022" on YouTube

Watch "THE NORTHMAN - Official Trailer - In Theaters April 22" on YouTube

December 19, 2021 - by Heather Cox Richardson

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Sunday, December 19, 2021

Watch "A Holiday Message from Malcolm Nance to America" on YouTube

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Watch "A SMALL TOWN PRINCESS- (1927) Billy Bevan, Madeline Hurlock, Barbara Tennant" on YouTube

Watch "" UNCLE SI AND THE SIRENS " 1929 NUDIE CUTIE SHORT FILM w/ TELEVISION BASED PLOT 49764" on YouTube

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Watch "MINIONS 2: The Rise of Gru Trailer 2 - "On Our Way" (2022)" on YouTube

Watch "Christmas With Squirrels & Relaxing Christmas Music ( 1 Hour )" on YouTube

They Were Assaulted at Their Christian College — and Blamed for It - Mother Jones

They Were Assaulted at Their Christian College — and Blamed for It - Mother Jones


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Why Missing White Kids Are Kidnapped but Missing Black Kids Are Runaways - Slate

Why Missing White Kids Are Kidnapped but Missing Black Kids Are Runaways - Slate


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Donald Trump's "Bizarre" Meeting: Cursing, Screaming, Swedish Meatballs - Newsweek

Donald Trump's "Bizarre" Meeting: Cursing, Screaming, Swedish Meatballs - Newsweek


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Watch "MST3k 1010 - It Lives By Night" on YouTube

How Do People Join Militias? A Leaked Oath Keepers Roster Has Answers. - Mother Jones

How Do People Join Militias? A Leaked Oath Keepers Roster Has Answers. - Mother Jones


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Kim Potter Acknowledged That Daunte Wright Never Acted Threatening Before She Accidentally Killed Him During A Traffic Stop - BuzzFeed News

Kim Potter Acknowledged That Daunte Wright Never Acted Threatening Before She Accidentally Killed Him During A Traffic Stop - BuzzFeed News


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Watch "Mayo Clinic expert explains why getting the COVID-19 vaccine is more important than ever" on YouTube

Watch "U2 - Christmas (Baby, Please Come Home) (Official Music Video)" on YouTube

The Rude Pundit: The Bad Guys Are Winning and I've Lost Hope That They Can Be Stopped

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Watch "Reuben the Bulldog: A Christmas Message From Dog Law" on YouTube

The Marginalian – Marginalia on our search for meaning.

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Saturday, December 18, 2021

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Watch "Scrooge (1935) [Drama] [Fantasy] [Christmas]" on YouTube

Watch "Weird Al Yankovic - The Night Santa Went Crazy" on YouTube

Best Political Nonfiction Books of All Time

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Ex-Army Ranger and former Shaler teacher charged in Capitol riot will remain jailed as threat | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Ex-Army Ranger and former Shaler teacher charged in Capitol riot will remain jailed as threat | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


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Friday, December 17, 2021

Sean Hannity's Secret Jan. 6 Text Comes To Light And He... Goes On Vacation - HuffPost

Sean Hannity's Secret Jan. 6 Text Comes To Light And He... Goes On Vacation - HuffPost


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Watch "Tucking Crazy" on YouTube

Watch "WHISKEY BLUES | Best Of Slow Blues/Blues Rock | Modern Electric Blues" on YouTube

Boardwalk Empire Soundtrack Volume 1 (BEST AUDIO)

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December 16, 2021 - by Heather Cox Richardson

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Thursday, December 16, 2021

MOTHER JONES: He Was a Board Member of the Oath Keepers. Now He’s Holding State-Approved Trainings for Law Enforcement in Texas.


He Was a Board Member of the Oath Keepers. Now He's Holding State-Approved Trainings for Law Enforcement in Texas.
An ex-sheriff slings bogus constitutional lessons at cops—with your state's seal of approval.

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Scientific American: The Long Shadow of Trauma


The Long Shadow of Trauma
Borderline personality disorder is one of the most stigmatized psychiatric diagnoses. Is it time to recast it as a trauma-related condition?

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NASA's Probe Took a Video as It "Touched the Sun" and Wow - Futurism

NASA's Probe Took a Video as It "Touched the Sun" and Wow - Futurism


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Baby Buried With Care 10,000 Years Ago Found in Italian Cave - Smithsonian Magazine

Baby Buried With Care 10,000 Years Ago Found in Italian Cave - Smithsonian Magazine


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This GOP Politician Wants to Turn You Into a COVID-19 Snitch - The Daily Beast

This GOP Politician Wants to Turn You Into a COVID-19 Snitch - The Daily Beast


https://apple.news/AnL8zQzxpTz6ztB6-LU3UJg

Analysis: How the January 6 committee finally exposed Trump's empire of lies - CNN Politics

Analysis: How the January 6 committee finally exposed Trump's empire of lies - CNN Politics


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The fight over school books in Williamson County - Axios Austin

The fight over school books in Williamson County - Axios Austin


https://www.axios.com/local/austin/2021/12/16/fight-school-books-williamson-county-austin

Vanity Fair’s Year in Photographs - Vanity Fair

Vanity Fair's Year in Photographs - Vanity Fair


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Louisiana judge to take unpaid leave after home video captures racial slurs - NBC News

Louisiana judge to take unpaid leave after home video captures racial slurs - NBC News


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Anti-Vaxxers Stage 'Sit-in' At Cheesecake Factory, Compare Bartender To Nazi - HuffPost

Anti-Vaxxers Stage 'Sit-in' At Cheesecake Factory, Compare Bartender To Nazi - HuffPost


https://apple.news/AoqZwAdtRQMqFmot1VtgWGg

Poets & Writers | Contests, MFA Programs, Agents & Grants for Writers

Poets & Writers | Contests, MFA Programs, Agents & Grants for Writers


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Watch "R&B Christmas Songs 2022 ❄ ⛄ R&B Christmas Music Playlist 2022🎁🎄 R&B Christmas Music Mix 2022" on YouTube

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Watch "Soulful Christmas Songs 2022🎄Soulful Christmas Classics 🎄Soulful Christmas Music Playlist 2022" on YouTube

Watch "Lewis Black's Rantcast #62 - Tornadoes in December? Mother Nature Must Be Pissed" on YouTube



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December 15, 2021 - by Heather Cox Richardson

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Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Esquire: Jim Jordan Has Been Teed Up Properly By the January 6 Committee


Jim Jordan Has Been Teed Up Properly By the January 6 Committee
The congressman texted Mark Meadows some unmitigated nonsense as part of his contribution to Trump's efforts.

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Midweek pick-me-up: Legendary cellist Pablo Casals, at age 93, on how working with love prolongs your life

Midweek pick-me-up: Legendary cellist Pablo Casals, at age 93, on how working with love prolongs your life


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Deer Bounces and Frolics With Boxer Buddies

Deer Bounces and Frolics With Boxer Buddies


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Rolling Stone: Greg Abbott's Promise to Eliminate Rape Is Holding Up About as Well as You'd Expect


Greg Abbott's Promise to Eliminate Rape Is Holding Up About as Well as You'd Expect
Greg Abbott said his abortion ban didn't need an exemption for rape victims because he was going to eliminate rape from Texas. He hasn't

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NBC News: Derek Chauvin pleads guilty to violating George Floyd's federal civil rights


Derek Chauvin pleads guilty to violating George Floyd's federal civil rights
The plea reversal allows the former Minneapolis police officer to avoid another high-profile trial after he was convicted in April on state murder and manslaughter charges.

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Inside America’s Citizen Militias - Scientific American

Inside America's Citizen Militias - Scientific American


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Trevor Noah Points Out Difference Between Fox News And CNN Text Controversies - HuffPost

Trevor Noah Points Out Difference Between Fox News And CNN Text Controversies - HuffPost


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Tony Norman: Books that made 2021 worth living through | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

https://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/tony-norman/2021/12/14/noteworthy-books-2021-Heather-McGhee-John-McWhorter-Wil-Haygood-Mary-Roach-George-Saunders-Colson-Whitehead-abbreviated-reviews/stories/202112140015


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December 14, 2021 - by Heather Cox Richardson

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What if Media Covered the War on Democracy Like an Actual War? – Mother Jones

https://www.motherjones.com/media/2021/12/war-on-democracy-media/


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Tuesday, December 14, 2021

33 TV Villain Deaths That Are Just So Darn Satisfying - BuzzFeed

33 TV Villain Deaths That Are Just So Darn Satisfying - BuzzFeed


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'This Is Manchin Against Us': Poor People's Campaign Targets Corporate Democrats at DC Rally

'This Is Manchin Against Us': Poor People's Campaign Targets Corporate Democrats at DC Rally


https://www.commondreams.org/news/2021/12/13/manchin-against-us-poor-peoples-campaign-targets-corporate-democrats-dc-rally

11 Profoundly Useless Educational Films | Mental Floss

https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/653019/profoundly-useless-educational-films


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HuffPost: Colbert Rips Chris Wallace-Less Fox News With Off-The-Rails New Slogan


Colbert Rips Chris Wallace-Less Fox News With Off-The-Rails New Slogan
"There goes Fox News' last shred of credibility," the "Late Show" comedian said following Wallace's exit for CNN.

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Newsweek: 'Charitable' teenage boy dies of stroke after catching COVID


'Charitable' teenage boy dies of stroke after catching COVID
December 14, 2021

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The New Republic: January 6 Isn't Over Yet


January 6 Isn't Over Yet
The Trump loyalists who masterminded the first failed attempt to overturn the election are gearing up to try it again.

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Two Jan. 6 Organizers Are Coming Forward and Naming Names: 'We're Turning It All Over' - Rolling Stone

Two Jan. 6 Organizers Are Coming Forward and Naming Names: 'We're Turning It All Over' - Rolling Stone


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Pearls Before Swine « ArcaMax Publishing

December 13, 2021 - by Heather Cox Richardson

December 13, 2021 - by Heather Cox Richardson


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Monday, December 13, 2021

Paul Gosar Takes Credit for Covid Funding He Bashed as a 'Democrat Spending Bonanza' - Rolling Stone

Paul Gosar Takes Credit for Covid Funding He Bashed as a 'Democrat Spending Bonanza' - Rolling Stone


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Food52: 50 Best Chocolate Recipes for Chocolate Lovers Everywhere


50 Best Chocolate Recipes for Chocolate Lovers Everywhere
Come one, come all (looking at you white, milk, and dark chocolate).

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Billie Eilish Recounts Covid-19 Experience: 'If I Weren't Vaccinated, I Would Have Died' - Rolling Stone

Billie Eilish Recounts Covid-19 Experience: 'If I Weren't Vaccinated, I Would Have Died' - Rolling Stone


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Dr. Oz Sets a New, Nonsensical Low for Republicans Whining About Being 'Canceled' - Rolling Stone

Dr. Oz Sets a New, Nonsensical Low for Republicans Whining About Being 'Canceled' - Rolling Stone


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CNN: Britain battles Omicron 'tidal wave,' as infections rise and first death from variant is recorded


Britain battles Omicron 'tidal wave,' as infections rise and first death from variant is recorded
Britain is facing a "tidal wave" of infections from the new Omicron coronavirus variant, ministers have warned, as they sound the alarm on rapid transmission rates in London and across the country.

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December 12, 2021 - by Heather Cox Richardson

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Sunday, December 12, 2021

Vice President Kamala Harris Slams ‘Ridiculous’ Recent Media Coverage - The Daily Beast

Vice President Kamala Harris Slams 'Ridiculous' Recent Media Coverage - The Daily Beast


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How conspiracy theories became more personal, more cruel and more mainstream after the Sandy Hook shootings - Raw Story - Celebrating 17 Years of Independent Journalism

How conspiracy theories became more personal, more cruel and more mainstream after the Sandy Hook shootings - Raw Story - Celebrating 17 Years of Independent Journalism


https://www.rawstory.com/sandy-hook-conspiracy/

'That was a lie': Chris Wallace nails Lindsey Graham for passing tax cuts even though 'it wasn't paid for' - Raw Story - Celebrating 17 Years of Independent Journalism

'That was a lie': Chris Wallace nails Lindsey Graham for passing tax cuts even though 'it wasn't paid for' - Raw Story - Celebrating 17 Years of Independent Journalism


https://www.rawstory.com/chris-wallace-lindsey-graham-tax-cuts/

Vanity Fair: Of Course Trump’s Cronies Made an Actual PowerPoint of Their Coup Plan


Of Course Trump's Cronies Made an Actual PowerPoint of Their Coup Plan
It involved Trump declaring a national security emergency.

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BuzzFeed News: Donald Trump's Former Chief Of Staff Told A Member Of Congress He "Loved" A Plan To Undermine The Election Days Before Jan. 6


Donald Trump's Former Chief Of Staff Told A Member Of Congress He "Loved" A Plan To Undermine The Election Days Before Jan. 6
The charges against Meadows mark the third Trump ally to be hit with contempt of Congress in the Jan. 6 investigation.

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December 11, 2021 - by Heather Cox Richardson

December 11, 2021 - by Heather Cox Richardson


https://heathercoxrichardson.substack.com/p/december-11-2021

BuzzFeed News: These Photos Are An Ode To The Hot Mess That Is Santacon


These Photos Are An Ode To The Hot Mess That Is Santacon
It's the time of year for people of all (drinking) ages to participate in a Yuletide tradition — the annual pub crawl that encourages big red bellies and debauchery.

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The Atlantic: This Is a Shakedown


This Is a Shakedown
Texas has a book-banning problem.

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The Sacramento Bee: Gavin Newsom calls for bill modeled on Texas abortion ban to crack down on gun manufacturers


Gavin Newsom calls for bill modeled on Texas abortion ban to crack down on gun manufacturers
California Governor Gavin Newsom said he will push for a new law modeled on Texas' abortion ban to let private citizens sue people who make or sell assault weapons or ghost guns.

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