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Archives: July 11, 2013

Arab Countries Take Aim At Israel's Alleged Nuclear Arsenal

So I have netflix.

Let's face it... the only thing SOME people out there should make for dinner is a reservation.

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Thursday, 11 July 2013

Worst idea ever: Pharmacy hands out candy to children in pill bottles...

Why not double student loan rate when your goal is to close 50% of the

Now That It Is Obvious That The GOP & Its Business Allies Are Becoming A Bunch Of Homicidal Maniacs

Out of control judge

So I accidentally stored a box of Jr. Mints with a bag of Nag champa Incense...

If I wanted to *appear* to give a fuck about you but didn't want to *actually* give a fuck about you

What is your attitude toward American type Libertarianism?

Wisconsin Petition: Tell G-Tac to Remove Their Armed Commandos from the Northwoods Immediately

The "Privacy moderate" desperate to avoid the full extent of establishment's extreme behavior.

Gov. Quinn moves to halt pay of State Senators until they come up with plan to solve pension problem

Study Finds Benefits in Delaying Severing of the Umbilical Cord

“The problem really is exactly as bad as the ‘banker bashers’ believe”

Walmart employee fired after reporting dog in hot truck

Since you insisted- a new graphic

Texas Abortion Bill Author In 2007: No Health Care For Unborn Because 'They're Not Born Yet'

the ads that are all over the forums are kind of creepy

Deep-woods camping gear recommendations for Locutus' inaugural venture:

Wondering if anyone can suggest where to place another fan to help cool my video card.

"Blessed are the rich, for they shall not pay taxes."

Rick Perry: "All your vaginas are belong to us."

For $89.95, you can shoot Virginia Tech shooting victim Colin Goddard in the face.

"Income, Race and Voting" by Paul Krugman at the NY Times

Message auto removal...

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Church Night!!

New York City's $340 gun fee ruled legal

Rep. Rush Holt (D-NJ) Will introduce legislation to repeal Patriot Act

McDonnell’s corporation, wife allegedly benefited from $120,000 m -turn on Rachel right fuggin' now

"Killing Obamacare through the IRS"

Something is seriously going wrong in Indianapolis: 9 shootings in 6 days (5 deaths) as of 6pm

Fall Showdown In Court On Mich. Gay Marriage Ban

Tom Harding, engineer of the runaway train in Quebec, was involved in another derailment last year.

Oh, SURE...this fucker's track record makes me believe him without QUESTION. Go, Brownie, GO.

Michigan same-sex marriage ban faces federal test in October

johncoby2 post: The Obama Logo in stained glass!

Andrew Garfield Stumps for a Gay Spider-Man: 'Why Can't He Be Into Boys?'

Defense rests in court-martial of soldier accused of WikiLeaks disclosures

If pro-life Repubs want to save lives, they'd start with women and children in the reddest states

Your evening squeeee....

"How Government Regulations Saved Lives On Asiana Airlines Flight 214"

'Hactivist' Faces 10 Years in Fed Prison for Stratfor Leaks

Toddler Accidentally Buys Vintage Car While Playing With Dad's Phone

House Republicans divided on immigration reform

Majority in U.S. Supports Public Smoking Ban

Greenwald’s Latest Snowden “Scoop:” US Spying on Latin and South America

Exclusive With Woman Dragged From Senate Hearing, & More Arrests At Texas Capitol Over Abortion

Angry Latin America wants answers on allegations of U.S. spying

Sorry blonde-news-reader-no-had-heard-of ..they have a blonde-news-reader-people-HAVE-heard-of

I just had to

July 10, 1902 (112 killed)

Ummm...why can't I apply for federal preexisting condition insurance?

Incredible. Sanford ex-police chief still stands by Zimmerman

House Democrats Blast Senate GOP Leader for Blocking NLRB Nominees

I think I've figured out why MSNBC is down in the ratings lately...

How far have we sunk as a party that we will now attack Ellsberg?

Postal Privatisation and the Zero-Hour Workers' Nightmare (Guardian)

Eliot Spitzer at 1st Place in Comptroller Race, Leads Scott Stringer by 9 Points: NBC NY/WSJ/Marist

Which one of you believed taterguy had a heart to break?

Saudi princess arrested in human trafficking case

The Rockford Sons of Liberty

AVAST subscription renewal...should I?

is sarah silverman going to anally probe walker?

John Rocker, still a moron

Lawyers for theater shooting suspect say he did it

Someone in the Netherlands took note of George Orwell's birthday in fine style.

Once again, Harry Reid's failure to pursue filibuster reform bites Democrats in the ass . . .

FYI, MSNBC. I have watched about 90% less programming in the last two+ weeks.

Serving Two Life Terms, Mob Boss Who Became Informer Wins Release

Luckovich cartoon: Oh, say can you see

Russia might be "handling" Snowden as they have other agents in the past.

If Chinese newspapers = Chinese government

So when a person like Zimmerman refuses to take the stand in his own defense

Libertarian Kook Adam Kokesh Arrested With Guns and Magic Mushrooms

What's for Dinner? ~ Thursday July 11th

Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzales right-wing shills?

The Face of Day TV: The Dangers Of Hot Soda - Dr. Good - Ep. 10

Huff Post: Marcus Hedger, Wrongfully Fired Worker, Loses His Home With NLRB In Limbo

Welcome to DU...

The average Dittohead...

Oh my God,Sarah Slamen I love you so much!

The WashPost & Walter Pincus finally publish a long multi-point correction to their original article

1 Million Strong

Moroccan Food Recipe Website - Cooking with Alia

GM says new Corvette to get 29 mpg on highway

Yum's profit falls in 2Q but China trends improve

Youtube seems to be down right now

If I lived in Texas

What happened to Barbershop!

Gartner, IDC say 2Q PC shipments fell 11 percent

Expert calls for marijuana to be legalised to reduce harm of binge drinking in teens

What Does the Christian Right Want? Chris Hedges on American Fascists

Google to host fundraiser for Congress climate change denier

things that people do that drive you crazy?

AP reviews new smartphones: Android, iOS and more

Mike Jeffries, Abercrombie CEO, Now Bans The Color Black

Toshi Seeger (wife of Pete Seeger) Passes Away at 91

Tips on short ribs?

$34 million down a rat hole, who signed off on this?

1,100 attend rally in downtown Houston for Texas women

Prison protests center on isolation, food, family visits (30,000 start hunger strike)

A couple of handy sites for news:

Books Started But Never Finished Reading

Will Rogers was the Jon Stewart of his day...

Are we reaching that ‘critical mass’? Jay-Z's App and Obama's Criminal Enterprise


Too Much Fish Oil Might Boost Prostate Cancer Risk, Study Says

Death Valley Rangers Want You To Please Stop Frying Eggs At Their Park

Ellsberg has said that Obama should be impeached (updated)

I'm worried that ALEC may have legalized murder in FL

Someone in a Convenience Store Said something odd about the NSA; WHAT DOES IT MEAN?

If you're gonna have a hit, You gotta make it fit-- So they cut it down to 3:05.

What employer health care coverage is most fair to employees? (Poll)

Can you name this celebrity?

What's the last song you listened to?

Former Senator Mike Gravel believes Obama should be tried for murder.

Just finished watching the movie Metropolis from 1927

Rachel Maddow - N.C. GOP sneaks anti-abortion measures into motorcycle bill

Amusement park FAIL....At least I kept my kibbles & bits to myself...

I am glad that a Democratic government bombs in a more kinder and gentler manner

Police investigating "unexplained explosion" at Tampa bar

North Carolina Motorcycle Abortion Bill Set To Get Full House Vote

U.S. still plans to send F-16s to Egypt in coming weeks

I get to go to the Dogfish Brewery!

Chicago School Closings And The Joyce Foundation: The Obama Connection

Taking pictures of cows is a food security issue?

Do the DU admins spend much time actually reading the forums here?

Rachel Maddow - McDonnell gift scandal could engulf Cuccinelli as well

House blocks enforcement of light bulb standards

Secret TPP Deal Would Void Democracy

Albertsons employee not allowed lighter work while pregnant sues after losing baby

The best thing since Bedtime for Bonzo

Senate panel OKs bill banning anti-gay job bias

"Gov.John Kasich"- How The New Ohio Budget Affects Your Vagina:

Rachel Maddow - State GOP war on women undermines national American will

Rachel Maddow - Virginia governor gift scandal grows

The Cowboy's Guide to Life

State revenue beats estimates by $1.2 billion in June

What's the most out of the way town you've been to in your own state?

Remarks by the President in Presentation of the 2012 Medals of Arts and the Medals of Humanities

President Obama awards the 2012 National Medals of Arts and National Humanities Medals

Primeval Underwater Forest Discovered in Gulf of Mexico

Honduran police say mutilated body belongs to missing journalist

Honduran police say mutilated body belongs to missing journalist

Aeroflop - Snowden takes his toll on US-Russian relations

Asiana Airlines flight attendants told pilots plane was on fire

i having a sugar addiction crisis

Mexican president says possible U.S. spying 'totally unacceptable'

"The Dawning of the Age Of Aquarius" started playing on my computer, as I found this Biblical quote

Mexican president says possible U.S. spying 'totally unacceptable'

Armed Guards Temporarily Removed From Wisconsin Mine

Gun Rights Activist Adam Kokesh Arrested (again)

I Don't Give a Damn If You Deny Global Warming, But...

Hagel: Cutting $52 billion from Pentagon next year would would have "severe*& unacceptable effects"

George Zimmerman Explodes the NRA Fantasy of the Armed Citizen

A freeper really said: "avoid any public transportation, parks, schools, libraries, etc."

dum de dum....... Stalactites vs Stalagmites

Anyone have a chill pill? GD is really making my blood boil.

Millions in US tax dollars go to Big Data for wiretap capabilities

US-China make progress on climate change

Elad suggested choosing a host. I am willing if people want me, but I would need a lot of co-hosts

Snowden Post for the Road: Where's Edward? Transiberian Railroad Route etc.

Man gets seven years for rape of four year old!

Wash Post in depth: Lawmakers say administration’s lack of candor on surveillance weakens oversight

North Korea afraid of Korean Wave

Militarized police overreach: “Oh, God, I thought they were going to shoot me next” (pt 2)

Ex-Sanford police chief: Zimmerman probe 'taken away from us'

Newspapers from all over the world on a zoomable and clickable map:

Some more links (that I use each day)

Gov. Nikki Haley: I Was Abused by Child Care Provider

When is a small Quebec town (pop. 5,932) nearly as bright as Quebec City (pop. 516,622)?

Exploiting Our Amnesia

WHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO are you lookin' at ?

(Norway) 'Open Snowden asylum case for privacy's sake'

Merkel: first I heard of 'Prism' was in media

6 women climbing tallest building in Europe right now to stop Arctic Drilling / #Iceclimb

Study confirms link: high blood levels of omega-3 fatty acids & risk of aggressive prostate cancer

Why is ALEC protecting animal abuse?

Germans illuminate message on US embassy

Some new Black and Whites

Top 10 Boys and Girls names trending this year

FIDH and LDH to file lawsuit in the Snowden Affair

Former judge admits flaws with secret FISA court

Libertarian Paulite Saved by Liberals

Can We Stop Worrying About Millenials Yet?

A leader resigns over warrantless illegal phone-taps

July 11: National Blueberry Muffin Day

Chinese police say employees of drug maker GlaxoSmithKline bribed doctors, hospitals

Have trouble receiving text photos from android phone to my 4s any ideas?

ArticleExclusive - U.S. Air Force sees no wrongdoing by Booz Allen in Snowden matter title

LIVE. 1 skyscraper. 6 women. No permission. What will you do to save the Arctic. They made it

At St. Louis bill signing, Nixon 'hopeful' about Medicaid committees

Keeping Big Box Stores in Check

UN condemns rights violations in northeast Colombia

UN condemns rights violations in northeast Colombia

Iowa court: Killing dog with bat not torture

SLU Hospital RNs win first contract

France drops controversial 'Hadopi law' after spending millions

Secret government. America against democracy

Superman's data crystals created lasts a million years

You're moments away from being born. Savor those last few minutes

The CIA and a secret vacuum cleaner

July 11, 1972 – The first game of the World Chess Championship 1972 between challenger Bobby Fischer

$12 billion in aid for Egypt only temporary boost

Nuclear Regulation Authority suspects Fukushima highly radioactive ocean leak

Feds Ordered to Report James Bond Wannabes, Night Owls and Other Suspicious Colleagues

Egypt condemns Iranian 'interference' after army ousts Mursi

Public health statistics could cease to be published amid wave of budget cuts

Argentina’s President Kirchner: US Industrial Espionage Gave Me Chills Down My Spine

Protestants pile up bonfires as they prepare for inflammatory celebration of Battle of the Boyne

Disabled people's lives will be ruined by sweeping cuts to services

FIDH and LDH file a complaint for infringement of personal data

For all the talk of reform, ordinary people have lost interest in party politics

A huge waterspout formed near Tampa:

Google hosting fundraiser for Republican Senator Jim Inhofe

Obama Presents George Lucas, Joan Didion With Medals

Japanese Nuclear Plant May Have Been Leaking for Two Years

Tens of thousands attend burial of 409 victims of Srebrenica massacre

Harper Lee pwned a Virginia school board that banned To Kill A Mockingbird:

Transcritical Refrigeration Ready for Prime Time: Panel

Hopes Rise for Appeal of Ex-Marine Held in Iran

Omaha Councilman Pete Festersen may try to oust Lee Terry (R-NE) from House seat

Nevada Rep. Dina Titus asks for disclosure of nuclear waste routes through Las Vegas


Johnny Depp reportedly interested in buying Wounded Knee land, returning it to tribe

Fla. cities on guard for any post-Zimmerman unrest

My favorite unintentionally hilarious headline:

AP: Study: Youth attitudes shift in Great Recession

How Tim Geithner Gets $200,000 a Pop to Chat With Big Banks

11 Big Myths About the Economy That Are Destroying America

This morning I FEEL like the Cat in the Hat....

"They Throw Kids on the Ground, Put Guns to Their Heads" The Horrors Unleashed by Police Militarizat

Energy Products: Return on Investment is Already Too Low

Burn pit at U.S. Marine base in Afghanistan poses health risk -inspector

China discovers primitive, 5,000-year-old writing

Thursday Toon roundup 1- GOP

Thursday Toon roundup 2- The Rest

Fledgling Owl says, "Good Morning!"

Political violence and privilege

Germans Hail Snowden as NSA Evokes Stasi Seizing Lives of Others

Life Begins at 90 as Nonagenarians Show Sharp Brainpower

New Jersey’s Newest Bad Idea: Altering the Constitution to Raise the Minimum Wage

Dangerous Gun Locator App for Android Phones.

Fossils reveal 'missing links' in Earth's evolution after dinosaurs...

Why should I vote?

Roger Christie, 3 years in Honolulu’s Federal Detention Center, without bail or trial

How the SEC is enabling Wall Street's fungal creep into Main Street

Five unforgettable charts from "The War on Marijuana in Black and White:

Snowden helps fund DU with libertarian money!

Judge considers lesser charges for Zimmerman

Leland Mitchell has passed. Do you know who he is? You should.

Is this where our gun-crazy society is going?

A Sad Dose of Reality for the Obama-Bashers (Left- and Right-Wingers Alike)

Booker raises $4.6M in 2nd quarter

Sarah Palin on the war on drugs.

Bieber apologizes to Bill Clinton

Venezuela shows that it can’t handle the truth

Message in a bottle found amid Sandy debris written by girl who died three years ago

Gov. McDonnell must answer questions about scandal

Music 4 Moral Monday

Bloomberg Businessweek cover really smacks hedge funds & those who manage them:

Kane won't defend Pa. in gay-marriage suit, sources say

Venezuelan abuse of Colombian indigenous

Amy Goodman: This Year’s Best-Kept Secret: The Next Generation of Community Radio

Drone attacks are the best way of dealing with terrorists

Liberty, Liberal, Libertarian

Chairman: FBI Has ‘Chosen to Obstruct’ Oversight

Secret Intelligence Court a Precursor to Tyranny

Epic BDS Fail: Intel in talks to invest $10 billion in Israel

Privacy, Security and Sanity

The Mean Team Piles on Jobless Americans by Jim Hightower

Taxes, spending and American priorities

Snowden and the Challenge of Intelligence: The Practical Case against the NSA's Big Data

Goverment agents asked to stay away from hacking convention following Snowden PRISM revelations

Anonymous Goes After America’s Biggest Private Prison Company

Zimmo verdict: What is your prediction?

Coastal Power Plant Records Reveal Decline in Key Southern California Fishes

Gas prices seen rising sharply within days

Journal Highlights Arctic Sea Ice Study by UM Professor

Iranian smugglers set up shop in coastal Oman 

I miss em'

Dangerous Syrian Chemicals Could Make...Personal Lubricant?

Aljazeera: Exclusive: US bankrolled anti-Morsi activists

Report: Mossad agents detained Gaza man in Sinai

Is Rick Perry Leaving Office of Governor in 2014 over Partisanship?

Aljazeera’s Conspiracy Theory about Obama and Egypt is Brainless Mush

Comprehensive Assessments of Deepwater Horizon Spill and Restoration Plans Need to Include Social…

To those who have been suggesting "We have nothing to fear, if we have nothing to hide."

The Biggest Lie You've Been Told About the Oppression Of Muslim Women

New Poll: Majority See Snowden as Whistleblower, Not Traitor

Sabotage governing

US reviews Egypt aid as Arab nations pour $12 billion into post-Morsi regime

This Drone Test Changes Everything About Unmanned Aerial Warfare

PA. Atty Gen Will Not Help Governor Defend Marriage Inequality, in response to ACLU lawsuit

Bravo! See "Night Watch" by Rembrandt come alive in a mall in the Netherlands:

Epic Reads You Would Recommend

ONE person, 79 single hull tanker cars of crude oil. How crazy is that?

List of United States politicians who admit to cannabis use - Pre-and-Post prohibition

National Geographic Photographer Arrested Taking Photos Of Kansas Feedlot

The Extinction of The Middle Class

The Secret to Finland's Success With Schools, Moms, Kids—and Everything Else

Japanese Nuclear Plant May Have Been Leaking for Two Years

Homeland Security AGAIN!

Germany’s solar subsidy reforms ‘a great success’, says energy minister

"Poor guy was defending himself"

Warning to those in SF: More poisonous meatballs found on SF street

G4S probe after tag firms' multi-million overcharging confirmed

Somebody is poisoning dogs in San Francisco by leaving meatballs on the streets.

Nick's chicks=My father-in-law's chicken recipe

Flea-Market Abortions Thrive as Texas May Close Clinics

Poll: Nearly Half Support American Drone Use In Syria

FYI: Sprint is now a Japanese company.

Financial Stability Oversight Council Makes First Nonbank Financial Company Designations

Summer Breeze

Question about pet sitters!

What are some good political oriented forums to spar with conservatives/republicans

Massachusetts plan would mandate food waste get turned to fuel, fertilizer or animal feed

Manslaughter count added to Zimmerman charges

You're minding your own business when suddenly...

Stocks Soar After Bernanke Comments; Dow Rallies Above All-Time Closing High

Ever go and read the comments made to you from posters here during past elections?

Snowden: I never gave any information to Chinese or Russian governments

Donald West is shook

Sen. Paul Defends Aide With History Of Racist, Secessionist Comments

...wait for it...

Bought a cooling scarf yesterday...

Former FISA Court Judge said he thought the debate overdue...

Team Vigilante-Gunnut (Zimmerman) just got bushwacked by the Prosecution

Republican Dilemma: Extreme Factions of GOP Thwart Party’s Efforts to Build National Base

Class Warfare (toon)

Alabama's Brown's Ferry Nuclear Plant - whistleblower on safety problems

A shout out to M*A*S*H for teaching me to think about other people

#Zimmerman..Don West is a whiny drama queen..

UPDATED: I guess I won't get my new video cards today.

Parts installed “upside down” caused Russian rocket to explode last week

I'm not finished speaking

Pope Francis lays down the law on child sex abuse on Vatican grounds

LOL: Top Conservative Cat

MFM'a poetry slam performance... in which taterguy provides him with puffy pants.

today in women's herstory-11 july

Smoking in Europe Is No Longer Cool

New forensic tests link confessed Boston Strangler Albert DeSalvo to murder of Mary Sullivan in 1964

Maryland’s Path to an Accord in Abortion Fight

SO the WP had to post a correction about Greenwald eh?

sure am glad I'm not reading any of the spying NSA Snowden *ad infinitum* threads

Robert Reich nails what is going on in this country...

Smack Down from the judge in Zimmerman..

George W. Bush comes out of hiding to make statements ...

Pic Of The Moment: Won't Somebody Think Of The Top 1%?

Nancy Smash! (Immigration Edition): Pelosi Draws Her Bright Lines On Immigration Reform

The Last Word - Republicans rewrite the IRS budget

Fewer abortions, more mouths to feed

Women’s Health Experts Virtually Absent From Cable News Coverage Of Texas Abortion Bill

She bought a 62 Austin-Healey sprit for $225 before diapers were changed.

Mikhail Gorbachev reflects on America’s youngest ambassador, Samantha Smith

Rooftop solar takes off across California as costs come down

Solar Market Seen Exceeding $134 Billion by 2020, Navigant Says

Donors fill top envoy posts

Zimmerman could receive 30 years on manslaughter, as opposed to life for murder 2.

Tensions rise as credits for solar cut into utility budgets (Vermont)

Preparing for Riots After Zimmerman Verdict Is Racial Fear Mongering

It's NOT just Metadata

The Manslaughter charge is a bad thing

Off-Duty Officer Accused Of Raping S.I. Teen

Circumcised or uncircumcised?

Reid: McConnell Broke His Word On Filibuster, So The Nuclear Option Is On The Table

Texas congresswoman is a hypocrite and a screamer.

Mexico And Argentina Are The Most Corrupt Countries In Latin America, Survey Reveals

An Epic Battle Between Solar Firms and Power Utilities Could Leave One Side Unplugged

Teen's Joke 'Threat' Lands Him In Solitary; While Cop Saying He Wants To 'Kill' The First Lady Walks

"...the people complaining are lazy and stupid."

Should they take the "foreign" outta FISA, and rename it

OF COURSE the government is collecting metadata. Why is anyone shocked?

future Moral Mondays - are/can participating DUers meeting prior to at a specific location?

A 500-year-old fresco by Raphael

Their name is Legion. Please come CAPTION Bill O'Reilly!!

Win 8.1 Why Metro is back, with a vengeance.

Xcel: Wind deals to save $590M

I think some people are in for a surprise Re: Zimmerman.

Rand Paul hires Neo Confederate as director of new media.

What happened in Lac Megantic will happen in the U.S. this year

New to the Phx area and very interested in solar

19 arrested in Brooklyn massage parlor prostitution crackdown

Think the weather's bad where you are?

Ex Walmart Worker Says She Was Fired For Telling Police About Dog Stuck In Hot Truck

Yet another phony "pro-lifer" in a state government...

LOL! Rep. Mark Takano (D-CA), a former teacher, schools Republicans on immigration

You startled me...

How to make a fan using an old CD

Eliot Spitzer takes lead over Scott Stringer in controller race after just three days: poll

Faux "news" regular uses old "Clinton Body Count" method...

Edward Snowden believes that he "should be shot in the balls".

LOL..yeah ok...NYT ;Democrats Plan Challenge to G.O.P.’s Filibuster Use

The Abortion Debate, Texas Style

This summer’s blockbusters are really about overpopulation

new/old camera question

Today’s Moscow-Havana flight taking a very odd detour that avoids the U.S.

Runaway Quebec Train's Owner Battled Safety Issues

Johnny Depp May Purchase Wounded Knee

PA Attorney General Kathleen Kane will not be defending same-sex marriage ban

Turbaned Sikh men take their fashion to the streets

Are driverless cars the death knell of the motor biz?

Alien 'deep blue' planet discovered

The Step (Take a Step to the Left)

I can understand the confusion (better laugh, can't cry edition)

Quebec train set too few brakes, engineer “under police control”

Newborn gorilla at NC zoo dies - photo included - warning, sad

White House threatens veto of farm bill that drops food stamps

The DREAMers are showing us how its done

Elizabeth Warren...This game is rigged!!

Thom Hartmann: a living wage or get out!

Today in Peace and Justice history on July 11, 1969

Today in Peace and Justice history on July 11, 1969

Smithsonian Museum - Everybody: An Artifact History of Disability in America

WaPo Editorial Board: "Gov. McDonnell must answer questions about scandal"

Today in Baseball History, July 11th

Once again, Sarah Failin drags the media by the ba#* with whether or not

As Alabama Cuts Benefits, Desperate Man ‘Robs’ Bank To Get Food, Shelter In Jail

Researchers set out path for global warming reversal

I trust Republicans.

I had Pasta Zero for lunch. With Ajvar, vegan meat substitute, and Parm. Ask me anything?

First Washington patient to try new T-cell therapy is cancer free

Occupy Livestream right now, Snowden protest at the Dept of Justice, Washington DC

First Washington patient to try new T-cell therapy is cancer free

Sick of fake patriots!

Looks like the Koch Brothers won't be buying the LA Times after all...

LIVE: Greenpeace Protesters Climb "The Shard" in London = Protest Arctic Drilling

"WARREN 2016" - Would Dem Party Bosses Allow It?

"What do you know?" "Not much, You?"

What would stop brave doctors from providing illegal abortions?

Gag me with a spoon, or a disembodied hand from a Barbie doll. But inventive it is!!!

An Open Letter to President Obama: Tell U.S. Negotiators to oppose the tribunal system

Can someone address what seems to me a bald-faced lie about the train derailment?

Look, Zimmerman made a mistake

in memory of Lennox-dog put to death for resembling a pit bull

U.S. court rejects religion-based challenge to Obamacare

Yahoo wants the FISA to order the public release of a secret orde

Feed my sheep.

The Vatican and the Sistine Chapel...

Historic acceptance of drug use in the Tour de France.

EXCLUSIVE: Robbie Rogers Tells All.

George Zimmerman Offers To Just Plead Guilty And Pay Fine Or Whatever

Achieving the Dream

About this espionage thing.

Great opening by the state in closing arguments! Wow! Live now!

Imprisoned CIA whistleblower, John Kiriakou: "Everyone is corrupt I’ve come to learn"

Camilo Jose Vergara Receives National Humanities Medal (First Photographer to get Medal)

WWYD about a payment to this vendor?

The prosecutor seems to be making classic manslaughter argument and doing it masterfully

Latest Snowden leak: how Microsoft handed the NSA access to encrypted messages

This. This is caused by the runaway corporatism in the U.S.

U.S. June budget surplus $117 billion: Treasury

Open Letter to Texas Legislators: Get Out of Our Exam Rooms

The Story Of Edward Snowden As Told By Austin Powers GIFs

Chinatown Fire, Partial Collapse Injures At Least Six

Texas Weighs Ban on Women as discovered by Andy Borowitz

Snowden the elusive Pimpernel!

The Deep State, in Egypt and the US

Sending Pizza to Outer Space

The most depressing graph I've seen in a while

If I could interrupt for a moment, how about... the Hate Mailbag!

Joni wants to be a U.S. Senator

China: "Firmly support Central Committee praise of comrade hero Snowden"

They aught to give Zimmerman a metal. Please come CAPTION Steve Doocy!!

Turns out that Aeroflot flight to Havana is diverting because of turbulence over Greenland

Venezuela says Snowden has not formally responded to asylum offer

Thom Hartmann: Can America Move Away From Empire?

I was just so upset when I saw some of the responses to this thread, where other believers upset?

Thousands of workers on strike in Brazil

Dominicans Rage Against Obama's Gay Ambassador Pick

House spurns attempt to block Yucca Mountain funding

'I felt sick to my stomach': Boston Marathon bombing survivors watch...

Air Force Clears Booz Allen re Snowden

Nixon vetoes transportation, DUI bill because of 'Slave Rock' concerns

NCGOP keeps public distracted with abortion, just voted to take Charlotte's airport away

We are fighting fracking within our city limits.

Robert Reich: Just suppose.....

Fantasy vs Reality (from a kid's viewpoint)

'Whistleblowing Is Now Criminalized' - Susan Lindauer

Russia Says It Will Arrest Openly Gay Tourists

George Steinmetz, National Geographic Photographer, Arrested Taking Photos Of Kansas Feedlot

Elizabeth Warren Introduces 21st Century Glass-Steagall Act

If Martin and Zimmerman had passed each other on their evening stroll...

Thom Hartmann: Should News be Un-Fair & Un-Balanced?

I can only imagine what the demented world of a hardcore republican must look like

Holy Crap! Freakin' Aliens Are Stealing Our Water!

Texas activist Sarah Slamen: “It’s this police state that keeps us quiet” (interview)

I'm the host.

Is It Time For Congress To Take Back Its Constitutional Right To Set Trade Policy?

At what point should one summon the very nearest practicing exorcist?

FM of Venezuela says no reply from Snowden...

"Critical thinking scares you because you were taught to be positive" - Discuss

Suuuure ya did, Governor Asshat. Pics or it didn't happen.

Hillary Clinton keeps busy giving paid speeches to industry groups

6 Women Activists Scale UK's Tallest Building to Protest Arctic Drilling

Mary Elizabeth Williams, Salon: Don’t put Jenny McCarthy on “The View”

If Zimmerman blinks any more

"Abolish the IRS"

Why I oppose Senator Warren's "21st Century Glass-Seagall Act"

Sudden Improvements in Egypt Suggest a Campaign to Undermine Morsi

A quick-thinking Impala

Supreme Court's Voting Rights Act Decision Worst Since Citizen's United - Ari Berman Discusses

Trapped: An air escape from Moscow unlikely for NSA leaker Snowden (Uh Oh)

The prosecution just mentioned something about Zimmerman's head wounds and the blood

GOP should remember: Data show immigrants enforce, not threaten, US values (CS Monitor Op-ed)

So wasn't Greenwald supposed to have some huge news by now?

I guess people don't like it when I call them out on their homophobia.

Dad, Son Arrested For Setting 7-Year-Old On Fire, Videotaping It

NSA docs boast: Now we can wiretap Skype video calls

What's with the Ad Hoc approach to the Justice System?

What would you do? There's this abandoned dog in my neighborhood.

GOP to the poor: Go to hell!

Selling fish in blackface

Of Labels, Libtards, Libertarians and Paulbots.

Kathleen Kane, PA-AG: This woman needs to run for US Senate or PA Governor!!!

Pat Robertson: ‘We’re Not Anti-Gay…We Have Many, Many, Many Homosexuals Watching’

The Rude Pundit: Newt Gingrich's Daughter Doesn't Seem to Know Who Her Father Is

Above all, you must realize that if you go ahead with this invasion, Osama bin Laden will triumph...

NSA Spying on Latin American Countries Included Targeting of Trade Secrets

Crazy Pastor Wants a Million Man Crusade to End Porn

Snowden's Flight Plan, choice of country, itinerary revealed

Snowden and Obama - Deeds and Words

Yesterday in the state of Washington, my two best female friends got married.

California Supplies the Nation with Vegetables. You're Welcome, America.

Rude Pundit - Newt Gingrich's Daughter Doesn't Seem to Know Who Her Father Is:

Hey, the solar system has a pretty nice tail.

Roll Call goes native: starts running Boeing-sponsored "blog"

Greenpeace protesters reach summit of The Shard in London

House Dem: Romney was right, GOP doesn't care about the 47 percent

Today In Gay History: Tab Hunter

DNA confirms ancient Asian origin for American dogs

BREAKING: North Carolina House passes new regulations on North Carolina abortion clinics, 74-41

Deep oceans warming at an alarming rate

Has the war in Afghanistan contracted or expanded the presence of the Taliban?

My 3rd Grade teacher, whom I had a monstrous crush on, just friended me on Facebook.

Cost Estimate Puts in Doubt Deal Covering Student Loans

looking for a specific sciency atheism video

EPA publishes details of 26 "Climate Change Indicators in the US"

I'm no attorney, but disagree w/attorney Lisa Bloom (MSNBC) who wasn't nuts about

Ever heard the expression "it's hot as balls"?

Democracy Now! Jailed Journalist Barrett Brown Faces 105 Years

Ooooooh, Harry's threatening the nuclear option again! Ooooooh!

I Lived In Los Angeles During The Rodney King Riots. I Fear For Florida This Week.

Title Of North Carolina Motorcycle Bill: 123 Words On Abortion, 17 On Motorcycles

Gomer doesn't like the 1rst Amendment...

How Washington Got Edward Snowden Wrong

House Republicans Push Through Farm Bill, Without Food Stamps

Where do I find the 'saved' Firefox update?

Thresher Sharks Hunt with Huge Weaponised Tails

UFO/alien weathervane?

Fer cryin' out loud!

Zimmerman Should Be Fined For Hunting Without A License

Name a forgotten writer you think should be revived

A few more links for us:

New Study Claims Fracking Leads to More Earthquakes

There is now an "Adult Novelties" shop in my community.

Daddy says you're spying on us online.

George Zimmerman trial press conference to start SHORTLY

Who said it poll {Poll}

TCM Schedule for Friday, July 12, 2013 -- Friday Night Spotlight: François Truffaut

Texas Weighs Ban on Women

VICTORY! Last State in Nation Ends Segregation of Prisoners With HIV

Edward Snowden Inspires European Youths to Train as Spies

Derecho Leaves Trail of Damage in Ohio Valley

I just bet my buddy 20 bucks that CNN will get the verdict wrong.

Does this atmosphere, this feeling in the air, remind you any of the late Sixties...?

Recession led teens to focus more on social problems, environment, psychologists report

ACLU: U.S. Actions in Snowden Case Threaten Right to Seek Asylum

Texas may be hot and dry but the Republican Party just jumped the shark...

Russian security agency to buy typewriters to avoid surveillance

Is this the Rob Ford cracktape?

Hey Mom and Dad, what is in that burger?

Def Con to Feds: Don't Come (over Snowden)

Gohmert repeatedly shouts ‘Objection!’ to silence claims food stamp cuts hurt hungry families

At least 13 (some reports say 19) students sickened at Audubon Elementary School

Paula Deen dumps legal team after admitting slurs

House Republicans Pass Bloated Socialist Monstrosity

Oklahoma City hospital posts surgery prices online; creates bidding war

The Boehner Boner

Geothermal power facility induces earthquakes, study finds

FYI, Teresa Heinz Kerry has been upgraded from FAIR to GOOD, and she's been moved across the

Texan Candidates in Same-Sex Partnerships Face Campaign Discrimination

Are There Other People On Neighborhood Watch In Zimmerman's/Martin's Community?......

Sam and Beau...Now and Then...the Tabby, (now named Blue)

LFR ramble inspired by the show Gunsmoke.


Teresa Heinz Kerry Moved To Rehab Facility

Tempers flare as Republicans boo Rep. Corrine Brown for shaming them over food stamp cuts

Russia Defends Claim on Chemical Weapons Use by Syrian Rebels

Russia Says West Delays UN Probe of Syria Weapons

Lac-Mégantic oil train disaster is a corporate crime (and there's a TPP tie in)

Reid and McConnell exchange remarks on Senate floor regarding filibuster reform

Ex-cheerleader Sarah Jones scores $338K in defamation case

Just landed in SFO. No sign of any weirdness

There is some live tension on the floor of the House of Reps at this moment. They are

Larry Flint says he never met a Republican that wasnt a racist

Neoliberalism and public unrest: Time to make the connection

Women Don Helmets To Protest Abortion Restrictions In NC Motorcycle Safety Bill (article w/ photos)

PA Tops States in Lost/Stolen Guns; House Proposes Gun Reforms [VIDEO]

PA Tops States in Lost/Stolen Guns; House Proposes Gun Reforms [VIDEO]

PA Tops States in Lost/Stolen Guns; House Proposes Gun Reforms [VIDEO]

PA Tops States in Lost/Stolen Guns; House Proposes Gun Reforms [VIDEO]

In the meantime in Havana,

Know your Rights

Scientists Cast Doubt on Theory of What Triggered Antarctic Glaciation

What would Zimmerman's chances be if Trayvon had been white?

GOP controlled US House voted to eliminate the Food Stamp Program today. A few talk about a

PSC approves plan ordering Georgia Power to add more solar power (Koch Bro. FAIL)

I know some of you probably hate these posts... but... if you want to donate to fight poaching...

New Christian Arab party calls for IDF enlistment

Snakes Devour More Mosquito-Eating Birds as Climate Change Heats Forests, According to MU Biologist

Cleveland's Danny Salazar no-hits Toronto through five in MLB debut

Denial of Airspace to Bolivian Leader Resonates at U.N.

Denial of Airspace to Bolivian Leader Resonates at U.N.

Phone companies earn big profits as Uncle Sam’s wiretapping merchants

Bolivia to buy Russia’s copters to fight drug trafficking

Gene therapy promises to wipe out rare childhood diseases

Government clears RWE to build world's biggest offshore wind farm (UK)

Can some DU friends help support a radio station trying to cut right wing bullshit from the airwaves

Statoil Puts Maine Offshore Wind Pilot Project on Hold (LePage Douchebaggery)

Zimmerman verdict?

Look at all those dicks in her uterus!


Poll: What is your prediction to what the verdict will be?

"This is the lowest of the low"-Louise Slaughter, D, on the failure of the farm bill. nt

Mark Ruffalo on Real Time with Bill Maher hit the old proverbial nail smack on the head.

Obama’s climate plan in 3 easy bullet points (and a few sub-bullet points)

“If you are allergic to black people don’t come in."

Central Florida DUERS check in. And Observations about Sanford.

Accused shooter denies having gun in Omaha ambulance

Chase, bat dog for Yankees minor league team the Trenton Thunder, dies at 13

How do you get caught off guard

Hospitals overburdened with 70 gunshot wounds in one day; victims drive themselves

Obama Keeps Up Torrid Pace of Deportations

Name an unincorporated rural community that seems to be a question.

Democrats Can Thank Five Republican Judges For Making Filibuster Reform Possible

Pay rise for parliamentarians angers austerity-hit Britain

Walmart and Gap Advance Toothless Unilateral Version of Bangladesh Safety Accord

George Takei quote

Study shows: rich people are jerks

Yahoo Employee Satisfaction Hits 5-Year High Under Marissa Mayer

Students Demand $380 Million From Yeshiva U High School (sexual abuse/cover up)

Rand Paul: Confederate flag like smoking pot

World of Warcraft player becomes trade chat hero

I ate meatballs that were over a week beyond the expiration day. Am I gonna die!

Charter School Claims State Can't Audit it

Namibia: Food Production Severly Hit By Drought

Snowden Seen as Whistle-Blower by Majority in New Poll


Republican bill would defund schools that ban ‘imaginary’ and ‘pastry’ guns

Mom: Disturbing phone call from missing teen Shamaine Spruell

Take a bunch of psychopaths,

Obama: Multiemployer Plans Work (“If you like your health care plan, you will be able to keep....)

Ever wonder where they got the phrase; Don't bogart that joint, my friend. Pass it over to me...

First Combat Zone Tintype Photos Created Since the Civil War

Al Qaeda kills Free Syrian Army commander: FSA spokesman

First Movie Filmed in Saudi Arabia By a Female Director Looks Great

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Friday, 12 July 2013

U.S. lawmakers may ease 'coup' ban on aid to Egypt

Greenwald’s New Piece Targets Microsoft

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The Cost of Compromise by Linda Greenhouse

I get enough of this crap. I don't need to take it from a dog.

Kremlin returns to Typewriters to defeat American Intelligence Efforts.

Reid: McConnell Broke His Word, So Nuclear Option Is On The Table

What about Trayvon's right to stand his ground? Finally, CNN asks the right question.

WTF? They took SNAP out of the Farm Bill???

San Diego mayor apologizes amid harassment claims

American Healthcare --- 28th in the World, Baby!

WATCH: IDF Detains 5-Year-Old Palestinian In Hebron, Blindfolds And Handcuffs Father (UPDATED)

I'm really disheartened reading comments all over the web about this trial...

One Child's Detention In Hebron Embodies The Sickness Of An Entire Regime

Los Angeles: Black-Owned Businesses being Pushed Out (Metro Train Stop is Making Area "Desirable")

Citizen Koch: The movie that the Koch Brothers "forced" PBS to kill and the Michael Moore challenge

Anonymous Person Posts $500,000 Bond To Free Texas Teen (Justin Carter)

I just can't get over this. It makes me want to do things I can't express here

When Zionism Is Racism: Ron Dermer And Bibi Netanyahu, On The Record

Quality Affordable Health Insurance is Available to You!

Congressman Cleaver Speaks Out Against a Fake Farm Bill

A hospital in Zimbabwe charged women $5 for each scream during childbirth

There is nothing reasonable about shooting and killing an unarmed child. Period.

US calls for halt to Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood arrests

Jury Finds Boyfriend Guilty Of Aspiring Fashion Designer's Murder

Court denies Fort Hood suspect access to evidence

Are Militant Atheists Using Chemtrails to Poison the Angels in Heaven?

Irish Lawmakers Vote 127-31 to Legalize Abortion in Life-Saving Cases

One more Homo species? Recent 3-D-comparative analysis confirms status of Homo floresiensis as a fos

haha: Fed Appeals Court Slaps Down Liberty University's Challenge to the ACA

Gun loving wife threatens soon to be ex-husband, baseball pitcher

No one speaks up for woman who was kicked in the face

Irish lawmakers vote 127-31 to legalize abortion for life-saving cases, including suicide risk

Food Workers at Smithsonian Strike Over Wages

Russia convicts dead lawyer of tax evasion after posthumous trial.

Afghan judges free three jailed for torture of child bride Sahar Gul

No, I did not stutter... Shu Ba Da Du Ma Ma Ma Ma

Why Snowden and supporters are wrong to think China and Russia

US slams Syria bid for UN Human Rights Council

BWAHAHA!!! It took some effort to figure this one out, but it was WORTH it. (No spoilers, please!)

Pretty worthless pair of guard dogs, eh?

Kali bought a new FOOLPROOF alarm to help her wake up. Took her 2 days to figure out how to beat it

Timmy Tofu took DU's own Grovelbot out for a night of drinking.

The things that made Li'l TeenyTiny MFM happy haven't changed ONE teensy bit. Not one iota. Ta.

This is guaranteed: Having MiddleFingerMom as a neighbor is going to fuck up your property value.

Justin Bieber apologizes to Bill Clinton after video shows him yelling ‘F--k Bill Clinton!’