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Archives: July 24, 2013

Fox News didn't cover the Wiener presser

U.S. Court Rules: Americans Born In Jerusalem Cannot List 'Israel' As Place Of Birth

A little bit of this, a little bit of that.

The temptation of power

Amid International Market Decline, Israel Defense Exports Reach a Record High in 2012

Bill Gates/Terrapower Exploring Development of Molten Salt Reactor (MSR) Concept


So I just go Netflix...

Mind your own business.

Poll: Most Brits Would Accept A Gay Heir to The Throne

Mr. Gorbachev.....

#Thanks George

Something in the Air by Thunderclap Newman

I'm supposed to care that Anthony Weiner sexts with people? Why?

In defense of Weiner (kinda)

Is this goodbye to Lonely Planet?

The Carlos Danger Name Generator!

Post your favorite song about a dumbass.

Enforcement lacking in oilsands infractions, study finds

Dream Defenders: We'll stay in Florida Capitol until 'stand your ground' law is repealed

Huma Abedin Forgives Anthony Weiner: 'I Love Him And I Forgive Him'

We Pardon Spitzer, But Still Judge Former Sex Workers

Emile Griffith, noted ex-welterweight and middleweight champion, dies at 75

It looks like the Greenwald left has a lot of recruits

MO State Senator: "Liberals are the most FOUL people on the planet!"

For your enjoyment I present

U.S. Senator Wants Resolution Authorizing War With Iran If ‘Nothing Changes’ In Two Months

Gay marriage in California: State Supreme Court again rejects bid to halt nuptials

My teabag sister said today......

stand yur ground !

Mandatory Tuesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Sickos & a new Kitteh & Baby gif

Which came first?

Indictments can't be far off for Governor UltraSound

The soft bigotry of lowered expectations

"The royal birth cost $15,000. The average American birth is billed at $30,000."

Double rainbow

CDC alert !

Subarctic Wildfire Activity Is Heating Up (highest in 10,00 yr)

Cute video of sea otter teasing cattle dog

New York City mayor vetoes bills to limit stop-and-frisk policy

As Bad As Your Commute May Be, It's Nowhere Near As Bad As China's

Ex-Gov. David Paterson Mulls NY Congressional Bid

Sacramento County sues world's largest banks over Libor rigging

Venezuela seeks $5 billion China loan for scandal-plagued fund

krause springs

No one who has had sex with someone other than their spouse should ever be elected to office.

Updated Screw Up Schedule: Bucky Across America - Continental Tour 2013

Why coal has a hit on “America’s Got Talent”

Louisiana drilling rig blowout causes evacuation of 47 workers

Interesting phrase

Foreign workers in Canada doubled as joblessness peaked

New York City: PLEASE elect Weiner as your Mayor! Pretty please!

First photos of ROYAL BABY! VERY SWEET!

Today while working at the free dinner my church serves every Tuesday,

We Are Hairless Chimps Who Kill for Fun and Profit - Leave the Royal Baby Out of This Label Game

Catherine Ashton: Israeli Settlement Products To Be Labeled In EU By End Of 2013

"American singer Marc Anthony criticized for singing God Bless America while Latino"

The Fox and the Terrier - You gotta see this:

N.C. lawmakers pass sweeping changes to gun laws

Glenn Quagmire for Mayor poll...

Howard Dean Screams for Bill de Blasio (New York City mayoral race)

Zimmerman's father was NEVER a judge.

Judge delays enforcement of Alabama abortion law until 2014

Did you grow up reciting the pledge of allegiance every morning in school?

Former Clinton Spokesman Slams 'Enemy' Charge Against Manning (VIDEO)

Correct me if I've missed something about Anthony Wiener...

HEADS-UP! Larry Summers Whitewashed Bankster Bailout

Guard Dogs’ Guardian

What is this "Glenn Greenwald Left" bullshit?

The White House Doesn't Like the House's Data Mining Amendment

Sen.Wendy Davis having her first Twitter Town Hall

Pennsylvania county to issue same-sex marriage licenses despite ban

Pennsylvania county agrees to issue same-sex marriage licence

Maddow Skewers Weiner ‘Redemption Tour’: He Lied, Apologized, Then Kept Lying! And He Used The Media

German poster campaign launched to find surviving Nazis

What do you make of the shocking allegations about political spying that Russ Tice - former NSA

Promoting Health Care

No, You Were Not Born in Jerusalem, Israel

Minnesota Arms Spending Alternatives Project (MNASAP) Resolution

North Carolina Senate Passes the Most Draconian Voter Suppression Bill Ever

Stock Market Watch, Wednesday, July 24, 2013

First Lady brings healthy eating push to Hispanic audience in New Orleans

Senator Wyden: Public Has Been Actively Mislead By Government Officials Over Surveillance

Weiner should pull out

Anthony Weiner's 'Weiner' Holds Its Own Press Conference

Black rights activist says drone strikes make Obama a 'Global Zimmerman'

Mitch McConnell Allies Allegedly Threatened Matt Bevin Over Primary Challenge: Report

Mr. Weiner and the Elusive Truth

House Republicans considering citizenship for DREAMers

Marijuana Causes Remission in Crohn's Disease

Ryan Braun: 'Never Believe Any Of Us'

Why does "the blacks" remind me of "Democrat Party?"

Some conservatives don't seem too happy that Francis isn't a culture warrior

NSA surveillance: White House makes plea to scrap Amash amendment

Democracy, North Carolina Republican Style.

Anyone watched Orange is the New Black?

I can't get people to understand...

If Weiner does win,I am not signing up for text alerts from the Mayor's Office..

After George Zimmerman Rescued Family, Hilarious #ThanksGeorge Twitter Feed Was Born

Bloomberg Vetoes Two City Council Bills Aimed At Increasing NYPD Oversight

NYC Mayor Vetoes Bills Attempting To Limit Controversial 'Stop And Frisk' Searches By Police

Former Gov. Don Siegelman's Daughter Thanks Supporters

Two trial balloons: first Ray Kelly for head of DHS, now Summers for Federal Reserve Chairman

Just Gen-X Nostalgia, enjoy and discuss you whippersnappers

X-post from LGBT: What happens when a gay bar decides it no longer wants to be gay?

Pennsylvania police chief: F*ck all you l******s out there, you take it in the a**

The Alberta Oil Sands Have Been Leaking for 9 Weeks

In rare move, sheriff takes control of Central Texas Hospital; effort aimed at protecting community

Mysterious ‘Cubicle Guy’ Steals The Spotlight At Anthony Weiner Presser

State Rep. Dan Branch (R) Announces for Attorney General

What if the Weiner can't be stopped and

Cornyn, Cruz accepting applications to fill judicial vacancies

It all makes sense

Tucson's answer to those Christmas fireplace videos

The Daily Show, you can't make this shit up.

NYT Editorial: Mr. Weiner and the Elusive Truth

Are you a Donald Trump Democrat or Glenn Greenwald Democrat. Where do you stand?

National Review At It Again

Former state Rep. Ray Keller announces for Railroad Commissioner

Why do some on the Right not have a clue how the political spectrum works?

According to GD, the Royal Baby will be named Fukishima

Oliver Tears Apart Royal Baby Media Coverage: A Royal ‘F*ck You’ To Every Other Baby In The World

Reinstate the Selective Service "Draft."

Woman in Texas ricin case gives birth in custody

Woman in Texas ricin case gives birth in custody

Woman in Texas ricin case gives birth in custody

Security costs for Perry’s out-of-state trips top $2.6 million

Bear Study Center Vs MN DNR and MN Gov. (if you do nothing else, check out the videos)

This author was self-deleted by its message.

Gay Marriage in Montgomery County

Humorist Kinky Friedman considering another bid for office in Texas

I love Florida <3

Thought true love could have been a contender

2000 babies were born in the UK yesterday,1 in 3 will live in Poverty...Prince whatever-his-name

First they called them the Loony Left...

Second woman makes Filner accusation

Why Libertarian Organizations Like The Cato Institute Love The NSA Outrage

Underwater Bullets at 27,000fps - The Slow Mo Guys

New York to refund estate tax paid by same-sex spouses under DOMA

House Appropriations to mark up bill to slash EPA budget by 34% and kill carbon rulemaking

J. Geils and James Cotton playing the Blues

WSJ/NBC Poll: Most Americans View Snowden Negatively

WSJ/NBC Poll: Most Americans View Snowden Negatively

Emile Griffith dies at 75; champion boxer struggled with his sexuality

NTDChinaUncensored: ''Desperate Chinese Petitioner Blows Himself Up at Beijing Airport''

A little good news...

(an aside) Hey C&B friends! Happy birthday to pinto (that would be me). You all are a great group.

Crack Cocaine versus Powder Cocaine - Does The DOJ Prioritize Cost over Justice?

The Art of War Sun Tsu Full Documentary.

Health-care law is tied to new caps on work hours for part-timers

July Photo Contest: Winners!

July Photo Contest: Winners! (now in GD)

Three word solution for Anthony Wiener: Opt-in mailing list.

If somebody has a case for Larry Summers over Janet Yellen, it would be best to mention it now.

Photo Contest Winners in GD

Al Franken was on Rachel!

Video of ruthless dogs attacking a man...warning:

Dumb Criminals: Pet Store Thief Stuffs Baby Alligator Down His Shirt

Screw the N.Y. Times...

fat cat took care of me this morning

O'Donnell LastWord Segment regarding Ohio Judge's Ruling to Recogize Out-of State Same-Sex Marriage

Obama should withdraw the nominations of Kelly at DHS and Larry Summers at the Fed.

anyone up to chat?

Guatemala's farmers ditch hybrid seeds

North Korea’s arms deal revealed

Syria: disillusioned rebels drift back to take Assad amnesty

Anthony Weiner vs. Carlos Danger: the politics of the post-paramour era

The First Feminist President, Barack Obama

Lawsuits against mining company alleging shootings, gang rapes can go ahead in Canada

Ex-Guatamalan leader's Swiss assets frozen

Well I'll be... An endorsement of Larry Summers for Fed Chair

These are the faces of 2nd amendment advocates...

Neither Kelly nor Summers has officially been nominated, so everybody relax . . .

Health Officials Stumped by High Rate of Birth Defects around leaking U.S. nuclear site

Eraserhead Bucket List, Shaky and 9 other names for William and Kate’s princely baby

BBC: It’s boiling somewhere inside Fukushima Unit No. 3 - Reactor supposed to be in cold shutdown

Glenn Greenwald addresses Socialism 2013 conference in Chicago

ADL: US anti-Semitic incidents down 14%

GM crops: campaigners in Ghana accuse US of pushing modified food

Colombian ambassador to Washington resigns over land theft scandal

US general lays out military options in Syria

Math joke...

NSA claims inability to search agency's own emails

House G.O.P. Sets New Offensive on Obama Goals

Royal Naming Thread for William and Kate's new baby

America Is on a Path to Turn into Detroit, and Republicans Are Cool with That

Why Anthony Weiner has me disappointed.

2nd of 3 women found slain in Cleveland has been ID'd. Mother's other child was killed in December

July 24: National Tequila Day

The Actual Schindler’s List Is For Sale on Ebay, Starting Bid $3,000,000

Why England having royalty might not be so bad

'Whitey' Bulger Witness Delivered Stepdaughter to Be Murdered

Bulgarian MPs trapped inside parliament by protesters

Walmart Decries D.C. ‘Living Wage’ Legislation

Cybercrime costing economy up to $500B a year, study finds

Volvo sunshade charges with solar power

Obama to try to focus public attention on economy

This is how I know corporations do not care about us...

Huma Abedin on hubby Anthony Weiner

So why aren't they leading off with Governor UltraSound's statement

Judge readies ruling on WikiLeaks acquittal motion

Egyptian army chief calls for protests against 'terrorism'

Kill switch for smartphones to keep people from being killed

AFL-CIO source: United Food and Commercial Workers to rejoin fed

Retired two-star to challenge Rep. Doug Lamborn

Religion to Disappear By 2041 Claims New Study - Correction

It's early days but were I in Florida I'd keep an eye on Tropical Storm Dorian

Waist Deep in the Big Muddy

Emile Griffith Dead: Former Boxing Champion Dies At 75

HHS regulations relating to the PPACA (aka Obamacare) released July 15 (164 pages)

Anthony Weiner's Sexts Aren't Depraved. They're Boring.

Why Larry Summers Shouldn't Be Permitted to Run a Dog Pound, Much Less the Federal Reserve

A letter to my ex

Attitudes Shift Against Snowden; Fewer than Half Say NSA is Unjustified

Meet the Private Equity Tycoon at the Forefront of America's New Phony Philanthropy

What is the "left"?

What if Anthony Weiner was Antonia Weiner?

Over all, is it a good thing that Edward Snowden released these documents to the media?

Divers in near miss with humpback whales

Court rejects legal challenges to HS2 rail scheme

Fugitive Snowden's Hopes of Leaving Moscow Airport Dashed

Afghans flee to India, but life remains tough

Wednesday Toon Roundup 1- The Train Wreck Party

Wednesday Toon Roundup 2- Winner of the genetic lottery

Republicans appear to be doubling down on obstruction and their attack on Obama

If Obama appoints Larry Summers as fed chair

Wednesday Toon Roundup 3- Can't Stand Your Ground

Wednesday Toon Roundup 4- The Rest

This one paragraph is why we need to tell Chris Christie to Fuck Off.

You might be a Conservative if...

OMG: The Prince and Duchess spent the night without a Nanny

101 ways not to raise your kid, Mark Morford

Updated: Fugitive Snowden to stay for now at Moscow airport: Russian lawyer

Zip it up Carlos

May I ask for your thoughts/feedback?

Mr. Weiner and the Elusive Truth

Why hasn't Pelosi used a discharge petition for the Senate's immigration bill?

The White House Blasts The 'Amash Amendment' That Would Hamper The NSA's Surveillance Powers

If everyone can't figure out what's best for all...

Afghanistan Reconstruction: U.S. Soldiers At Risk Because Of Private Contractors' Fraud, SIGAR Warns

July Contest - Storm at the Family Farm - story and a few more photos

Question about FTL Travel


t-shirt idea

People, Politics, and a Princess for the First Lady in New Orleans

The Daily Shows take on Detroit bankruptcy here

Richard Wolff: Economic Update: Economics and Religion (audio link)

those still supporting weiner....consider this...

Just based on this, we are a deeply sick society: Rise of the Warrior Cop

Fool me once, shame on you,fool me twice, shame on me.

US Policy Is to Keep the Veil of Secrecy in Place

Domestic Surveillance isn’t just Wrong: It is Useless and Unnecessary

Federal court halts Christian prayers at North Carolina county meetings


Emile Griffith has died--a really great boxer--at age 75

Pro-gun group dramatically ups influence spending

ATTN Carlos Danger it is time for you to get out of the race

Stand Your Ground, Mayors Against Illegal Guns, And The Right-Wing Noise Machine

FDA Moves Against Alternative Diabetes Treatments

Soooo, I'm guessing that those condemning Anthony Weiner would also have impeached Clinton, right?

MAIG, Law Enforcement Help Block N.C. Proposal To Eliminate Background Checks

House Republicans Fight Obama's 'War On Ceiling Fans'

FDA Cracks Down on Diabetes Quackery

You gotta remember that New York is different.

Lawmakers seek change or repeal of Alabama's Stand Your Ground law

Coastal Antarctic permafrost melting faster than expected—Arctic-like melt rates appearing in Coast…

Pennsylvania police chief: F*ck all you libtards out there, you take it in the a**

Connecticut Passes Commons-based Approach to Taxing Urban Land

Do you think Larry Summers is a misogynist pig?

Rachel Maddow - Pink flamingos send message to NC Republican legislators

Blessed Are the Rich

I agree with everyone who says Weiner has not committed a crime

Tell the Senate to support the Harkin and Begich plans to strengthen Social Security

The Last Word - Rewriting Bill OReilly's hoodie argument

UK forests still feeling the impacts of 1976 drought

Real analysis of the America's longest war.

Record Powerball winner offers $2 million to fix Maine high school's roof

Carlos Danger name generator

The Last Word - President Obama to focus on economy

Adopting GOP labeling of Affordable Health Care Act was always a DUMB move by WH.

Do you look like your dog?

Question submitted by Orrex

Yes, Steve Irwin would be proud:

Obama vs the Republicans on the economy is the main event this fall. People need to pick a side.

Carlos Danger and Justin Timberlake starring in:

Do you understand this license plate? (From Takei's Facebook)

Why can't we just let the good folks in NYC decide Weiner's fate?

This will be my last post on DU ...

European Investment Bank to stop financing coal-fired power plants

I don't recall having ever posted a cat pic before on DU, but this one…

NSA house:

Surrounded by a Major cloud of gas

The Amash amendment: a vital shield from unwarranted NSA surveillance

It's not an election year, but Wisconsin Republicans are raking in the cash

Obama Administration Sues Exxon for Polluting Pennsylvania Drinking Water with Toxic Fracking Waste

I think it is Lindsay Lohan's business whether she takes a drink now and then.

Germany lobbies for UN online privacy charter

10 reasons the US economy is stuck

Is this what we are reduced to? As long as something is not a crime it is ok?

Ring of Fire: EPA Fails On Fracking

CIA Murder Claims Are Credible, but Too Late

Ultra-rare decay confirmed in LHC

Congress somewhere below cockroaches, traffic jams, and Nickelback in Americans' esteem

The Amash-Conyers Amendment Fact Sheet

Uber-liberal? Check. Big Government? Check. Union Bosses? Check. Scott Walker's fundraiser email.

OK Bob McDonnell commits a crime..where is the media?

Catastrophe theory & sudden social change

N.C. Attack on Voting Rights. Moral Monday 12.

Tumblr’s New NSFW Policy Bans The Tags "Lesbian," "Gay," And "Bisexual"

7/24/13 Morning jaunt

Exclusive Interview With Mason, The Masturbating Fetus

Links To Kirk Cameron's Film 'Unstoppable' Banned From Facebook; Social Network Responds

Case against Aaron Hernandez in 2012 double murder strengthens

I stopped at my favorite road side stand~~

When you get juuuuust a little too close when whale watching in the water:

How many here have cut the tv cord?

Japan has officially entered the Trans Pacific Partnership will get testy

GOP: Republicans must shut down the federal government

Bank of England announces Jane Austen will feature on the next £10 note, will replace Charles Darwin

What is the current attitude regarding multiple accounts?

I am a Democrat.. and I do not apologize for it

What is Obama speech about today?

Russia Surprised At US Statement Over Extradition Of Snowden

Man who disseminated video of Min. Molina threatening workers who supported Capriles detained

a good friend is meeting with the Majority Whip today

How Black Manhood Was On Trial In The George Zimmerman-Trayvon Martin Case

New Home Sales Surge To Five-Year High Despite Higher Rates

Snowden 'has not received pass to leave Moscow airport', contrary to some reports

Congress Tells Detroit to Forget Financial Bailout

Do you think Anthony Weiner should remain in the New York mayoral race?

Why Did the U.S. Department of Education Abandon Student Privacy Rights?

Jesse Jackson is on his way to Jacksonville FL to try and get Alexandra out of prison

The Royal Baby channels Churchill:

Le Gigot

bank repos wrong house, gets rid of property, refuses to make restitution

Edward Snowden Is Winning

House to Debate Limiting NSA After Snowden Disclosure

Cat Sees Owner After 6 Month Absence

This message wasn't hidden by jury decision.

Detroit Seeks to Shield Michigan Governor Rick Snyder From Suits Over Bankruptcy

Ring! Ring! Ring! The Puritans called...

The Boehner Reminds Us To Be Polite When We Are Hateful (must be some kind of GOP commandment)

Obama To Nominate NYPD's Ray Kelly For Homeland Security After Stop & Frisk, Muslim Spying?

US Plans for Syria Strikes at Odds With Peace Conference Idea – Moscow

Arctic thawing could cost the world $60tn, scientists say

State Begins Estate Tax Refunds For Same-Sex Spouses

Indian Point supervisor arrested for deliberately falsifying critical safety records

Americans Gambling on Rates With Most ARMs Since 2008

ARGH!!! Why can't they understand that this is not appropriate?

Syria Rebels Attack Civilian Convoy, Kill 1 Woman, Activists Say

Canadian Man Sorry for Chugging Eight Beers and Swimming to Detroit

Ex-supervisor at Indian Point nuclear plant charged with falsifying test reports

Question for COMCAST Subscibers

The New York Times

Mark Kessler, Pennsylvania Police Chief, Says 'F*ck All You Libtards,' Apologizes With Assault Rifle

Read a F*cking Zine: 50 Zines by Queer People of Color

Rafael Cruz Declares Son Ted Cruz 'The Anointed One'

Populations of grassland butterflies decline almost 50 % over two decades

Roast of Juanita Jean

Growing Threat Of Radical Rebels Infiltrating Ranks Of Syrian Rebels

CIA closing in Afghan bases in shift toward Yemen & N. Africa. Drone patrols of Pakistan to continue

If an iranian source tells you that the newborn prince is jewish...

If summer comes, can winter be for behinds? Please come CAPTION Head Wreck (Glenn Beck)!!!

Atmospheric rivers set to increase UK winter flooding

The Whole System Stinks, By Elizabeth Warren

Pic Of The Moment: Republicans Reveal Their Economic Plan To Make America A Better Place

NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly Defends Stop-And-Frisk In Appeal To Public

Mark Kessler's Constitution(al) Security Force, Inc. : Oath, Mission Statement Et Cetera

Fan who won “bet” with Rodgers would take a game check to settle it

Removing even one bumblebee species from an ecosystem affects plant reproduction

Someone forgot to take out the garbage. Please come CAPTION The Donald!!

Beer Labels In Motion

Russia's Putin To Visit Tehran For Nuclear Talks: Media Reports

The Death of High Inflation

The Best Candidate for Fed Chair Is a Woman, So Why Consider Larry Summers?

Ohio must recognize gay couple's marriage, judge rules

Former Indian Point supervisor arrested on federal charges

Kids react to controversial Cheerios ad. Great video.

Please post a link for the Obama speech on the economy at 1.00pm

hypertheroid cat med

I have a DVD movie video that is NOT copy-protected, I swear...

Biden-Warren 2016

Google fundraises for climate change denying senator. Out donates Kochs to ultra-conservative group.

National Review Is Back to Warning White People About Black People

Treasury Chief's ultimatum (to Wall Street and compliant Congressman) may advance bank reform.

Bank Repossesses Wrong House, Sells Off Homeowner's Stuff (tells owner to piss up rope)

These workers haven't had a raise in 22 years

Have you heard of Mint Press News, online?

Bolivia forgives European countries for air space incident

Gunmen, blasts kill three in attack on Pakistan intelligence service

Giant mouse found in Tesco store was by sent by God as punishment for supporting gay rights

Walker's DNR Pushes Tribe Out for Strip Mine

Fugitive Snowden's hopes of leaving Moscow airport dashed

The Best Candidate for Fed Chair Is a Woman, So Why Consider Larry Summers?

McBudget Advice for Fast Food Employees

The topsy-turvy world of men who oppose anti-violence campaigns

Snowden Liveblog: Temporary Asylum in Russia?

Economic recovery helps balance New York City budget

White Sox Game Of “Hot Potato” Leads To Inside-The-Park Home Run For Tigers

Louisiana Agency to Sue Energy Companies for Wetland Damage

Teen linked to Saginaw girl’s death through DNA evidence.

Obama halts delivery of F-16s to Egypt given 'current situation'

U.S. "concerned and disappointed" at release of Yemeni journalist from prison

Fukushima nuclear clean-up to cost $58 bn

Security insiders want Booz Allen VP to head Department of Homeland Security

For-profit 'colleges' giving big to helpful House members

3D printers shown to emit potentially harmful nanosized particles

The People’s Fight in Honduras

Gulf rig on fire as natural gas flows from ruptured well

GOP advisors paid with taxpayer money - GOP do support Public Financing of campaigns!

Terry McCauliffe did VERY well in his first debate with TeaRadical Cucinelli for VA gov.

Jen: "Toby, you need to do some work around the house." Tobin: "No sooner said than done, dear!!!"

"Kali was going to get a HUGE discount on her home insurance... but she failed the quiz."

I can haz cheezb-OMFG!!!!!!!

Never... ever let OTHERS define you.

MFM turned his public shyness into a VERY lucrative career as a video dance instructor.

MiddleFingerMom STILL turns heads and breaks hearts when he gets all gussied up.

Billion Dollar Baby: U.S. Chamber is First to Hit Lobbying Milestone

Man wins his case for protesting TSA at airport!

Closing arguments in the Bradley Manning trial are set for Thursday

Not fer nuthin' but Proud Relic of the FDR Left right here...

Bizarre saw attack on dogs at park ends with attacker in hospital, police say

Budding lawyer 'too privileged' for jail

Imagine Your Daughter...

Conservatives Brace for the Possibility Obamacare Won't Totally Suck

Someone should start a film of the poverty in the United & show how the "upper class"/corporations

The importance of social etiquette in urban Japan

Need recommendations for onine mail. Google mail is now carrying ADS!!!

Finland-Based Startup Will Let You 'Pay With Your Face'

Edward Snowden didn't see this movie LOL

Proposed Kips Bay Sanitation Garage Stirs Up Neighborhood Concern

Pope Francis shakes up Catholic Church

New Species of Super-spined Hero Shrew Discovered

House G.O.P. Sets New Offensive on Obama Goals

For the love of a cat named Nikita:A message for cat-savvy people (part 4 continued from the Lounge)

How do kids view race? Beautifully.

who should Obama appoint for Fed Chair

Walter Rhett: Reduction Is the GOP Swiss Knife

Thom Hartmann: Is a Sleeping Giant Stirring in the Arctic?

Really Listening to Atheists: Taking Nonbelief Seriously

Chicago Fires More Than 2,000 School Staff as Crippling Cuts Deepen

A question to DU'ers that ride motorcycles.

A whopping 83 percent of Americans disapprove of Congress' job

Male Guppies Ensure Successful Mating With Genital Claws

Sometimes I read something that makes me feel good about humanity...

Detroit Bankruptcy Case Judge Proposes Mediator For Toughest Disputes

Be Very Afraid: What Happens When The Other Bad Guys Get Drones Too?

Monks come off the mountain to bring Buddhism to Tokyo

Stop NSA Phone Surveillance Of Americans

Jain: Couple Teaches South Florida About One Of The Oldest Religions

Pressure Builds On Weiner To Quit NYC Mayor's Race

Question on appartments in Joplin, MO!

The trailer for AFTER TILLER was just released on THE DAILY BEAST

Chile's right picks presidential candidate, awakens echoes of past

George Alexander Louis?

Larry Summers will destroy the economy (again)

War and the Afghan Shepherd

I believe it's time for all of us to carry a concealed...

WTF? Google backing denier Inhofe, Kochs in exchange for sweetheart political deals

Pennsylvania police chief: F*ck all you libtards out there, you take it in the a**

QUESTION: Would a REGISTERED child molester be able to Stand Their Ground too?

Feds put heat on Web firms for master encryption keys

Bolivia: President Accepts Apology from European Countries but we are not fully satisfied

America's Religious Future: Dechristianization (Not Secularization)

" WBNS-10TV: Columbus police searching for four masked men"

Miss me yet?

Pirate Bay Founder: App For Thwarting Mass Surveillance In The Works

As President Obama Was Talking About "Obamacare" In His Address Today...

The Amazing Life of Middleweight Champion Emile Griffith

Not another GEORGE!!! Can't they retire that name?

I want a say in what CONGRESS does

Le Frog chilling.

North Pole Now a Lake

Name One Good Thing Anthony Weiner Has Done for New Yorkers (daily kos)

The Dazzling Dozen: 12 States that are leading the way in solar

FLOTUS in Louisianna

Family Rescued by George Zimmerman Fears 'Blow Back'

New York To Refund Gay Couples Forced To Pay Estate Taxes

Family rescued by Zimmerman cancels press conference

Federal Child Porn Charge Filed Against Pediatric Oncologist At Nationwide Children’s Hospital

The Rev. William Barber leads a new era of progressive politics in North Carolina

The sky darkens for American journalism

Before Doc Martin skit with Martin Clunes and Stephanie Cole NSFW?

Abbott announces settlement with Planned Parenthood

French woman savagely attacked by... cats

I had a post hidden 4-2. Can I repost it again and take my chances with a different jury?

The Rude Pundit: A Review of Chief Mark Kessler's Short Film "I'm Sorry for hurting feelings"

Chris Hedges: The Liberal Elite has Betrayed the People They Claim to Defend

Does anyone have a problem with people looking like this?

Rev. Helmut Schuller, Reformist Priest Calls For Married Priesthood And Same-Sex Marriage

Tim's Place

Yesterday John Oliver was hilarious

Drunk inventors caught cruising in "car-pool"

Can anyone recommend a good OCR software? nt

Austin woman's seemingly racist sign getting attention

Americans differ on meaning of 'religious'

The President's Speech: CNN & MSNBC Showing it; FOX Is NOT

Dolphin busts free, finds its family in ocean after years of captivity

If you love animals please support SHARK

Cool license plate

USC Student Alleges Campus Police Decided She Wasn’t Raped Because He Didn’t Orgasm


Spanish robot brings artworks back to life


Anyone listening to Obama speak?

Anyone plan on having a Breaking Bad Season Premier Party?

10 Things I Plan to Tell My Daughter About Sex That Aren't That Purity Movement Crap

"Stop taking meaningless repeal votes and share your concrete ideas with the country"

Thom Hartmann: The American Dream Was Never To Be Rich

So when will Weiner drop out of the Mayoral race?

Looking for privacy respecting websites to use?

Venezuela’s Expropriated Steel-Company Sidetur Defaults says Fitch

Arctic Methane "Burp": A Climate Catastrophe with $60 Trillion Pricetag

Have you ever provided assistance at an accident?

My wife found a wallet.

Royal baby: William and Kate name their son George

Italian MPs to debate homophobia bill

Obama Promises To Use Any ‘Executive Authority I Have To Help The Middle Class’

(X-post from world forum) Italian MPs to debate homophobia bill

India school poisonings: Principal arrested on murder charge (killed 23 kids)

Weiner shrugs (shakes?) off demands that he drop out

President gives speech trying to refocus American people and government on economy, not scandals

Fast and Furious: Violent Short-Lived Stars Stunt Galaxy Growth

Really awful Tea Party bumpersticker

Impunity, poverty blamed for Venezuela's soaring murder rate

Judge overrules both challenges to Detroit bankruptcy filings

Kentucky's New Science Standards Draw Heated Debate

Please help Wisconsin become the 17th State calling for reversal of Citizens United

Clapper warns against measure to rein in NSA

Army's Giant Surveillance Blimp to Start Tracking Objects in DC Region

Someone tell baby George to be on the lookout for a stampeding herd of buffalo.

Dubai rape illustrates 'dictatorship holidays'

New foster kid ....

'Selling sex doesn't make you an unfit parent'

Obama Economic Speech Tells GOP To Drop The 'Endless Parade Of Distractions'

Spirit Airlines: Paging Carlos Danger

Seriously, what has the POTUS done lately.

Police rescue 100 besieged MPs after parliament blockade as Bulgaria protest turns violent

2 Maine hikers rescued but drive to ocean deaths

Natural gas rig blows out, is on fire off Louisiana coast

For the Record; I support the President, I think Snowden is a traitor and I hope Congress passes

Indian headmistress tied to poisoned lunches arrested

Dear Mr President: I'll believe you

President Obama: If you think college is expensive, wait and see how much ignorance costs.

Harsh Self-Assessment As Cuba Looks Within

White House 'seeking clarity' on Snowden's status

Letter to Obama to NOT appoint Larry Summers to Fed

I've been nabbed by the NSA.

A quick reminder on how government is supposed to work..

White House braced for Congress vote on amendment to limit NSA collection

Peaceful protest in North Carolina...

Found in LBN: DC's new big-brother blimp.

Clear Channel adds talk to iHeartRadio

GOP signals it will oppose nominees to key court

A Thank You note:

Zimmerman, Abortion, and Obamacare: 25 Contemplations on Current Events

Snowden gets second Nobel peace prize nod

Boehner: Obama’s Speech ‘An Easter Egg With No Candy In It’...

Video of Clashes in Brazil Appears to Show Police Infiltrators Among Protesters


Who is Defecting from Obama?

For 200 Hours And Counting, Sit-In At Florida Capitol Demands Stand Your Ground Repeal

Nothing good.

Ohio teen gave birth to baby found dead in car

Stand Your Ground case - How long should the shooter be locked-up?

Witness to Emmett Till lynching dies in Illinois


DNI Clapper Lies to Congress: Does President Obama Condone Lying to Congress?

Colorado gun laws seem to be backfiring.

The Forgotten Wars

My daughter is having a baby girl and would like suggestions on names?

Chicago council approves $500M Wrigley renovations

Was the Zimmerman 'rescue' staged for his benefit...

Which side are you on?

‘the past is a bucket of ashes … there is only an ocean of tomorrows’

Interpretation of medical cannabis law In California

Issa (gagme) wants to end door to door delivery by USPS. What next?

New Central Ohio FBI Chief Says Cyber Threats Will Eventually Surpass Terrorism Dangers

Nuclear phase out in Germany plagued by unforeseen challenges

Studies conclude SYG increases deaths, DUH.............

Conservative groups signal interest in McConnell primary challenger

"If you think education is expensive...."

Ted Nugent has really stepped in it deep this time.

Alabama Public Service commitee uses Teabaggers' "prayer."

The definitive Ticket for 2016!....... Anthony and Eric

AP sources: Obama nominating Caroline Kennedy as ambassador to Japan

Chris Hedges: As a Socialist, I Have No Voice in the Mainstream

So the Grand Water Trine peaked on Monday, a couple days after Mercury turned direct....WOWSER!!!!!

Broadband Speed Is Increasing, But US is Falling Behind

U.S. Halts Delivery of F-16 Fighters to Egypt, in Sign of Disapproval

I hate breaking bad news to nice clients.

20 Years Later, The Great Society Flourishes.

College Student Who Wrote Lusty Essay About Teacher Loses Free Speech Lawsuit

Issa: ‘ZERO #jobs Have Been Created From Obama’s Speeches’

Dear Belch O'Reilly: I'ts not black men who commit crimes - IT'S MEN

Nugent: GZ "acted in self-defense against life-threatening attack by hoodlum, dope-smoking Trayvon"

Judge: Bankruptcy court can decide whether pension systems, retiree suits can proceed (Detroit)

Americans turn against Edward Snowden

OpEdNews: "No Place for Principled Lefties"

Ohio choir honored with lots of butter

House GOP considers food stamp work requirements

First Same-Sex Marriage License Issued in Pennsylvania

Woman sentenced to five Christmases in jail

More and more, I'm seeing Huma Abedin as an abused wife

Graphic shows how Republican gerrymandering in PA has interfered with your right to be heard in DC

Hate the wall-to-wall coverage of the royal baby? Watch John Oliver destroy it

White House blasts amendment curtailing the NSA's power

Photography 101 ... Exposure and Metering Quirks

Trayvon Martin’s Father Vows To Keep Fighting For Son’s Cause

Third accuser of sexual harassment by mayor steps forward [Filner]

I like hot dogs and no sniping

Gunman Arrested on Way to Tie Nancy Grace to a Tree Naked, Slit Her Throat

Your greatest strength is on its flip side

Wanna shake your head in disbelief??

Papantonio: Detroit -- The New Billionaire Utopia


Nicely done, old sport.

Need some help for my cat(Updated)

How long before someone calls him 'Boy George'?

"The Weekend" - Add this to your list!

Tech firms say they are losing business over NSA surveillance

Seduced by the Illusion: The Truth About Transformation Photos

Warehouse Workers Moving Walmart Baggage Will Strike Today

UN designates November 19 as World Toilet Day

Dozens die as Spanish train derails in Galicia

Does anyone have the link to President Obama's speech today?

Ethics Organization Names Corbett One of the Worst Governors in US

Buckle up! It's only 2013...

Best Fake Name: Homer Simpson's "Max Power" or Carlos Danger

Check out the 72 million year old tail...

New gun bill raises safety concerns (N.C.)

John Boehner needs to "man up" or go home.

TWO DUers NEED HELP -- in the form of information/guidance, for now

Joan Walsh: The vanishing GOP voter

Sometimes I need a break... I really enjoy the Lounge's umbeyonce!

Obama's Speech today--(YouTube link)---he is fantastic-----he will be judged as top ten in history

HELP, TEXANS!!!! A sick kitty needs help in the Houston area...

Mickelson Bitching About Taxes

One of the advantages of a concealed carry permit ...

George H.W. Bush shaves head for leukemia patient

Bush 41 shaves his head to support a 2-year-old with leukemia

I had no trouble doing this, only had to count to $8.36...

Vote on Amash-Conyers Amendment to Stop NSA’s Blanket's Surveillance up now in the house. Live here

Back to work after 30 years . . .

Does Anyone Think We Will Ever Break The Grip Of The GOP And Billionaires?

Here's what I'm getting for my birthday next month:

Trump's tweet du jour


House G.O.P. Sets New Offensive on Obama Goals - NYT

Obama Rips House Republicans For Pushing Phony Scandals

I bet this cat is named Regan.


Watch how hackers can take control of your car

#A Better Bargain

Look into your smoky crystal ball and tell us...

Poll: Nearly 60% of voters would toss out Congress

Stand by your Man

"Gravity" looks terrifying


Wow! My insurance company just sent me another refund check!

Meet T.S. Dorian

Holy shit, that's just sick!

Would your spouse, partner, boyfriend or girlfriend forgive you for doing what Weiner has done?

Ronell Wilson Sentenced To Death A Second Time For Killing Two NYPD Officers

And now, they're arresting people for singing in Wisconsin capitol...


North Pole Now a Lake

Shifting patterns of temperature volatility in the climate system

What's the Difference Between Teach For America and a Scab Temp Agency?

Anyone know of car donation programs or know of anyone in OH...

Democrat Seeks To Defund Obama’s Expansive War Powers

Sen. Levin Joins With Pentagon To Fight Change In Sexual Assault Reporting

Study Shows Common Chemicals Harm Honey Bees’ Health

Criticism, credit, options, and pragmatism....

Squeezably Soft Fetus Toys Slipped Into Kids' Candy Bags at North Dakota State Fair

"For the First Time Since 1994 A Majority of Republicans Are Dissatisfied With Their Party"

why is MSNBC bleeding viewers? could it be things like last night?

So what happened to the family that Zimmerman "saved"?

‘Pray away the gay’ therapies quickly losing ground in the United States

Auto Sales Are In Overdrive As Detroit Goes Bankrupt

Stuck between Health and Immigration Reform — Care for Undocumented Immigrants (New Eng Jour Med)

'Splain me how this works re: old posts resurected.

"President Adopts Catchphrase to Describe Proposed Recipe for Economic Revival"

Detectives’ Killer Sentenced to Death for Second Time

The U.S. Senate approved a bipartisan deal that would ensure lower interest rates on loans for stude

One more question about Snowden

Paul Krugman- To the Brink, Again

With 14 Million in Ghana Starving Each Year, U.S. Aid Conditional on Introduction of GM Seed

Elliot Spitzer commercial:

Protesters Of Proposed Brooklyn Hospital Closings Stage 'Funeral March'

Rep. Steve King, Mega-asshole: Children of illegal immigrants are drug runners

House Narrowly Rejects Effort to Limit N.S.A. Surveillance.

Tea Party Congressman (Gohmert) Compares African American Civil Rights To Snail Darters

House narrowly votes down move to defund NSA surveillance program

UI physicist joins race for 13th District

"Republican War on Obamacare Reaching Absurd New Heights"

Swedish lawmaker ‘accidentally’ posts penis picture on Instagram


Former UBS bankers get prison terms for muni bid-rigging

Round 2 for the people: Rep Rush Holt (D-NJ) introduces "Surveillance State Repeal Act"

These cherries are perfect!!...

GOP senators seek to prevent Detroit bailout

New Evidence In Georgia Infant’s Death Points To Parents, Not Two Black Teens

DOJ expects to charge SAC Capital on Thursday: source

Senate passes (81 to 18) student loan interest rate bill to make students pay more

"Are Millennials Killing Off the Religious Right?"

Q Poll: Anthony Weiner Clings To Primary Lead; Would Fall To Bill Thompson In Runoff

I would like Obama to give a speech

Some times we just need to Laugh

How Low Can Your Salary Go? 117 ALEC Bills in 2013 Fuel Race to the Bottom

Font size in emails. Too small.

Fox loses appeal over Dish's 'Hopper' ad-skipper

Bush 41 shaves head in support of 2-year-old cancer patient

You know that sex offender registry? Well some guy picked an offender at random and killed him

Austin pot smokers attempt to dispel the “stoner” stereotype

Israeli Inaction Enables Settler Violence Against Palestinians

A More Militaristic Japan? Shinzo Abe's Party Now Controls Both Houses

Bike charities in Portland

I don't care what a politician does in his/her private life. With that said...

The Kimchee Story:

This Week in "Privacy Rights"...The Travesty Calling Itself...

New York Times Cautions Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Over His Right-Wing Views

Richard Wolff: Economic Update: Economics and Religion (audio link)

Romney posted on FaceBook yesterday....

Lindsey Graham Says He Plans To Introduce An Authorization For The Use Of Military Force In Iran...

The Carlos Danger Name Generator

Three Self-Defense Laws That Could Be Even Worse Than Stand Your Ground

Christian Israel-Backers Blast Obama on Peace

House Republicans vote to ban nonbelievers from serving as military chaplains

LINKS for The House Amash Amendment and Pompeo Amendment final roll call votes

Britain Wonders if Baby Prince Will be Circumcised; Prince Charles Snipped by Royal Mohel

A Religious Legacy, With Its Leftward Tilt, Is Reconsidered

Some of us are getting to be like the Birthers with this Zimmerman crash.

As Weiner Shrinks, The Big Winner Is Generic Democrat Bill Thompson

On Detriot...

Does anybody have a link to the President's speech?