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Archives: December 3, 2014

Ebola crisis: Obama urges Congress to approve aid

ThinkProgress: How One Woman Could Hit The Reset Button In The Case Against Darren Wilson


A defensive Netanyahu announces elections hours after firing opposition members Lapid and Livni

Egyptian court sentences 185 to death for attack on police

If Jeb runs it will just to be a foil for Mitt. IMO, the GOP have already decided Mitt is the

U.S. expects some familiar faces among Syria rebel recruits

OR Books $1 ebook special. Just downloaded Cyperpunks, When Google Met Wikileaks, and

Iran hackers targeted airlines, energy firms: report

Are almost all foreign English teachers in North Korea evangelicals?

Obama Signs Order Converting Little-Used Government Building into Housing for Amnestied Immigrants

The Wall Street Journal Publishes Long-Debunked Myths (by Steven Koonin) To Promote Climate Inaction

Family of Mexican boy fighting tumor to stay in US

Rattled by Chinese submarines, India joins other nations in rebuilding fleet

Texas School Board Member Sorry For KKK 'White Christmas' Facebook Post

Anyone familiar with

US army to 'fully recognise' legal names of two transgender veterans

New G20 Rules: Cyprus-Style Bail-Ins to Hit Depositors and Pensioners

University of Alabama at Birmingham to end football program, citing costs

Woman employee files sexual harassment suit against Zillow. Should be an open and shut case

Grad student union on strike, at impasse with UO over 4 weeks paid leave

Watchdog Group Files DOJ Complaint Against Dallas Police, Alleging Racial Pattern of Excessive Force

FCC Commish Alleges That Netflix Is Working To “Effectively Secure” An Internet Fast Lane For Its...

Wanna be healthy? Thats $1000 per pill

Tweety STFU with your Version 2 of sucking up to the

College Football Playoff Rankings 12/2/14 - TCU is ready for roses or sugar!

A Charlie Brown Christmas is on tonight! -

The touching hug photo from Ferguson protests is a blatant lie

NYU Grad Students Say They’re Ready to Strike

Now it's a race: Garcia gets $250,000 from union for mayoral run

Riverside County, Calif., woman suing Bill Cosby,

This drug costs $84,000. And there’s nothing the US health-care system can do to stop it.

Culture of the National Security State - Deepa Kumar on "Reality Asserts Itself" with TRNN/Paul Jay

Using Money to Win Votes

Warming reaches maximum 10 years after carbon dioxide emission

Tom Werner should step down as Red Sox Chairman and sell his stake in the team due to the Cosby...

1 turkey leg has 1100 calories and 44 grams of heart killing animal saturated fat.

Guardian UK: Sane enough for Texas: the Lone Star State's history of executing mentally ill inmates

Sun 12/7 1pm St Paul from Pearl Harbor to Peace

Mandatory Tuesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Five by Five! & a new Kitteh gif

Egypt sentences 188 Muslim Brotherhood supporters to death

The Minimum Wage Increase Passed For Chicago today

California rain brings mudslide fears, evacuations

re: "Hands up, don't shoot" avatar

Enjoy Seafood While You Can: Commercial Fisheries Likely to Collapse by 2048

Whoops, Landowners not getting rich from Fracking after all

whatever happened to Ebola?

Police: Suspect denied stealing meat, but tongue found in his pants

Ted Cruz could struggle to raise funds for presidential run

How many men here suffer from BPH? What are you taking?

Things to know on Chicago's new $13 minimum wage

How many men here suffer from BPH? What are you taking?

The man who set fire on Panda pleaded no contest to the charge...

The Mountain West Conference Coach of the Year jumped ship.

Cyber Monday sales jump 17 percent to over $2B

Brains missing from University of Texas lab

I Ate Turkey on Thanksgiving and It Was DELICIOUS!

Why do so many people here get Bronze ACA plans?

I'm sorry, but I simply must agree with Ms. Lauten.......

Dog's Owner Passed Away, And What Happened Next Is Simply Unbelievable

IAPE and OEFFA put on the program "Risks of oil and gas pipelines weighed in local forum" in Athens

Texas School Board Member Sorry For KKK 'White Christmas' Facebook Post

Unbreakable Spirit, Unbreakable Bond: The Story of An Abused Dog. Barabas, SOSD (tissue warning)

See Me: Picturing New York's Homeless Youth

The world of cricket celebrates one of our own

UAB announces its shutting down football program

My favorite Christmas carol.

NLRB sets civil trial over Crozer nurses' strike

I don't think my kitty gets "rain".

An Unnecessary Woman by Rabih Alameddine

Raju the weeping elephant officially declared FREE!

Graduate Student Labor Union To Vote On Boycott Of Israel

What Form Should US Healthcare Take?

Bill Cosby sued; woman alleges he sexually assaulted her in 1974 (at 15 years old)

Today in Herstory: Suffrage Leader Condemns Police Treatment of Women

Today in Herstory: Suffrage Leader Condemns Police Treatment of Women

Oath Keepers Guard Ferguson's Streets and Rooftops, Drawing Police Opposition

Leonard Pitts Jr.: The rules really are different for blacks seeking justice

Christian Science Monitor: Interfaith America: 'Being both' is a rising trend in the US

TED Talks: Physician Leana Wen: What Your Doctor won't Disclose

I never cared for Howard Stern, but watching The Last Word just now about Lady Gaga

NYT: Grand Jury in Eric Garner Case Could Vote on Charges This Week

Pit bull interrupts weather forecast

Great Spirit - Nahko

If you still think the decision of the Michael Brown grand jury was fair or just, you really owe it

Israel's PR machine is failing in the West

Best Trips 2015

European Union Says U.S. in Breach of Aviation Pact

Report: 100 brains missing from University Of Texas

Craft fair for peace in Fresno 12/6 Sat. Big Red Church


Asteroid Explorer "Hayabusa2" Launch Live Broadcast

Okay, I'm totally blanking on a bit of DU history.

Can someone puleeze explain something in Thor II to me?

Things on t.v. that inspire zero interest.

LA city attorney sues to block pot delivery app

Old Sarum archaeologists reveal plan of medieval city

Sigh. The Washington NFL franchise also does not understand Cyber Monday

French parliament calls on government to recognise Palestine

About 100 brains missing from University of Texas

Three FairPoint Strikers Hit on Picket Line by PU truck

Salassie I in America part 1

Elephant Who Wept Through His Rescue Officially Declared 'Free'

Conservative lobby group Alec plans anti-environmental onslaught

Three dead in crash of school buses in TN

Bill Cosby Sued For Alleged Sexual Assault of Teenager in the '70s

crap! i missed my ten year anniversary here!

These body cameras that we want cops to wear, will they have microphones too?

In Alabama, dog gets fond farewell

"Ashton Carter, the Wonk Who Would Lead the Pentagon"

Should Factory Farming Be Banned?

Not concern trolling: police cameras and privacy

Take a look who Sean Hannity had on his show to discuss Ferguson.

Patient With Suspected Ebola In Stable Condition At Mass General

Glenn Beck Gets Hit With Defamation Lawsuit, Judge Allows It To Proceed To Court

Israel's former chief intelligence slams PM over Jewish nation- state bill

District ordered to pay transgender student $75,000 in bathroom discrimination suit

Democrats battle for the soul of their party.

NFL: Darnell Dockett Posts Questionable Picture Lusting After Malia Obama

No Shit ...43

Has anyone seen Solly Mack lately?

John Travolta to Play Harper in Biographical Movie

Statue of Obama found on Mars – no, really (actually, not really)

Kind of a tech support question, but how do I move comics from iBooks to Comic Zeal iPad app?

Wild West town of Langtry slowly riding into the sunset

Mad Magazine: CNN's Emergency Card

Texas County Clerks Prepare for Same-Sex Marriages

A last post from the Long Beach aquarium

Anybody else ever wonder if the 1918 flu was a bioweapon?

Donna campaign manager pleads guilty to vote-buying with cash, cocaine

I am so sad that Beth got killed off. Anyone share the same sentiments?

NHL legend Jean Beliveau dead at 83

Why did Baucus's state co-op plan fizzle?

Good statistics on weight loss success seem hard to find.

Abusive Cop Picked to Head Obama's Police Reform Commission

OSHA to fine Pro Steel Buildings in scaffolding deaths of three employees

Former Bangs police chief sentenced to probation

Texas A&M prof part of team developing potentially life-saving coagualant, 'hydrogel'

Don't look now but Obama's approval has actually INCREASED since the EO.

‘I Saved My Friend From Bill Cosby'

Deion Sanders files defamation suit against ex-wife

Exclusive: New U.S. Oil And Gas Well November Permits Tumble Nearly 40 Percent

Photo of the Day

How Ukraine’s Arsenal Matches Up Against The Russian-Backed Separatists’

Forest Monks of Thailand

Dumb Criminals Deja Vu: Two Teenage Crooks Can't Drive Stick Shift

Dumb Criminals: Florida (Obviously) Man Caught Slipping Cow Tongue Into Pants

re: GCRA no longer having an active host....

"League not sure what to do about Marshawn Lynch"

Can OPEC Kill the U.S. Oil Boom?

Daily Holidays - December 3

Papa = Mama

Iran jets bomb Islamic State targets in Iraq - Pentagon

House, Senate panel releases text of 2015 defense bill

kid's jokes

Something to brighten the Gray Winter Day.

Saiyyan by KaiLash Kher

Congress closes in on tax break extension

US Residency For Sale: $500,000 - Inquire PA Turnpike Commission

We can take on 2 of Bernie's 12 points IMMEDIATELY!

I don't wanna know about evil (John Martyn)

How 4 Mexican Immigrant Kids and Their Cheap Robot Beat MIT

Yale Black Law Students Speak Out On Ferguson

Rand Paul joins Lindsey Graham, Benghazi! is a "conspiracy!"

"Pardon Our Dust During Renovations..."

-44 F, lovely brisk fall morning for Shepherd Bay, Nunavut, CA

The Netherlands has laid the world’s first solar road--a bike path

Chicago City Council To Vote On $13 Minimum Wage

Time Warner Cable Sued Over Misleading Promo Rates

100 brains go missing from Texas university

‘As long as you choose to be on that side, I’m going to continue to hate you’


LOL- Tony Blair's Christmas Card

Watch this famous Christian professor talk about why atheists are awesome

Takata says recall decision is up to automakers

Ukrainian PM Reports Accident at Nuclear Power Plant

Today's Non-Sequitur

Israel's next election to be held on March 17, Knesset faction heads decide

Wednesday TOON Roundup 1: Just Offensive

Wednesday TOON Roundup 2: Class-less Party

Wednesday TOON Roundup 3: The Rest

Out of the Kitchen and On Capitol Hill: Chefs Speak Out for GMO Labeling

The audio recording of the Michael Brown shooting proves Darren Wilson's story is false

Democracy Now Police: Austin, Texas Shooter Linked to Christian Hate Group

Dog Fetch Fails

Labor Union: Obama Immigration Action Si, Government Shutdown No

NYS unveils sexual assault policy at SUNY schools

Joey S,of the Morning Joe Show is an a$$ ...

Atlanta dog dies after protecting family from shooting: police

Do... not... attempt... to... change... anything... in... Hogwarts.

About 100 Brains Missing From University of Texas

Ever wonder what song got your parents

Ugandan president: padlock genitals to avoid HIV

Best non-American film of all time, in your opinion ?

Hotter, weirder: How climate change has changed Earth

New G20 Rules: Cyprus-Style Bail-Ins to Hit Depositors and Pensioners

World stocks drift; Japan, China pull back gains

Absurd UT Plan To Seize Public Lands Would Cost Taxpayers $280M/Yr, Cut 5,000 Jobs, Expand Mining

Koterba toon: NEW to DC

Biggest Rat Poisoning Project In History May Restore Balance To Wildlife Haven Of S. Georgia Island

Australia - 2014 Saw Hottest Spring Ever Recorded, 2nd Hottest November Ever Recorded

CA Drought May Wipe Out Southernmost Silver Salmon Run - Muir Woods Coho

Interesting - Mauna Loa Readings Showing Atmospheric CO2 Already Pushing 400 - 398.67 12/1

NO! Peabody & Burson-Marstellar May Have LIED About Their Pro-Coal Social Media Campaign!

Bipartisan bill to widen federal help for disabled

Stop and Frisk fades away under new mayor. Crime goes down anyway.

Black Friday Revealed How Poor Americans Really Are

Birth Announcement - made me smile!

Best Supporting Actor Oscar-winner Jared Leto is the new Joker!

Woman detained in Lebanon is not Isis leader’s wife, says Iraq

So The GOP’s War On Obama’s Exec Order Lasted About 5 Minutes

A little humor for your Wednesday morning! (link)

Frying Shrimp-

Militants Divide Kenya Miners by Religion, Then Begin Killing (Warning Graphic Image)

NYT Reporter Explains Hourlong 'Morning Joe' Silence: 'I Didn't Flee'

ADP National Employment Report Shows 208,000 Jobs Added in November

Searchable, tagged Grand Jury testimony

About 100 brains missing from University of Texas

“I have a dream:1 day actions of a few sh*tty white people will be seen as discrediting entire race

Glenn Grothman lies by citing stale numbers. PolitiFlawed rates it "half true."

Michael Brown's stepfather apologizes

"Hands Up, Don't Shoot" Comes To Congress

Landrieu Says Democrats Abandoned Her

Boston: MBTA Ridership Surpasses 37M For 1st Time

Dealing with a lot of frustration today.

The saga of Shawn Parcells, the uncredited forensics ‘expert’ in the Michael Brown case

Venezuela most corrupt country in latin america

"Startling Cop-O-Vision"

"Objects to a Tax"

Sports Commissioners Predictably Absent From Senate Hearing On Domestic Abuse

How one congressman could stop DC decriminalization

How one congressman could stop DC decriminalization

We Are Being OUT-GOVERNED By the Rest of the World

Wisconsin: Drive Carefully! 2014 Deer harvest lowest in 30 years!

Eric Garner Chokehold Death Grand Jury Decision May Be Imminent

The problem with "You didn't build that."

The Incredible Shrinking Incomes of Young Americans

"I can’t imagine what it must feel like right now to be a black person in the United States"

It's finally happening - Zombies on the loose at University of Texas

Cop gets away with murder of sleeping 7 yr old black girl in Detroit

My daughter turned me on to....

Alabama Family Throws Neglected Dog a Heartwarming Goodbye Party

TYT: Police, Right Wing In A Frenzy Over Michael Brown’s Stepfather

Any Dance Moms out there? Maddie was the dancer for Sia's Chandelier video.

What the St Louis Rams know about Ferguson is a righteous glimpse of the way forward

Cops militarized? Do you think?

This cop got it right.

Jon Stewart Accuses Fox News Of 'Racial Plagiarism' During Ferguson Coverage (Link)

U.S. teacher stabbed to death in Abu Dhabi mall

U.S. Teacher Fatally Stabbed in Abu Dhabi Shopping Mall

More On the Incident With the Black Man Stopped With Hands in Pockets

Getting On....the best damn thing I have seen in decades...

South Korea Approves Christmas Tree On Border With Atheist North Korea

World religious leaders to sign pledge to eradicate slavery by 2020

NBC Legal Analyst Goes off on Scarborough: ‘Show Some Respect’

When foreign policy was closer to heaven, and hell

Bill Black: Mortgage Appraisal Fraud is Baaack…Because Bank Execs Profit From It

The Night After the Decision: State of Emergency - Ferguson, Missouri (Dispatch 11)

Chicago Public Schools’ $100 Million Swaps Debacle Demonstrates High Cost of High Finance

Pic Of The Moment: It Might Be Funny If It Wasn't Terrifying


Arizona pastor: how to cure AIDS? Stone gays to death

Sieren's China: The Catholic church's aspirations for Asia

New court filing shows stunning new evidence of wage-fixing by major Hollywood animation studios


Germany: thousands attend funeral of girl who defended others from harassment

ReaganAnd30YearsOfWrong on the nyt comment section is great

Room for Debate: Restoring Justice and Security in Mexico

Bhopal: A Metaphor (30 years ago today)

Bhopal: A Metaphor (30 years ago today)

Bernie Sanders Unveils A 12 Point Economic Plan To Break The Koch Oligarchs (cross-posted from GD)

How the dynamics of the Obama presidency have pushed Republican voters to the right

Live streams of bike racing around the world.

Exclusive: Takata investigated defective air bag inflator as early as 2003

Alive Inside

"The pretty flags and nice-looking people"

Bound for hell: A satanic display is likely to be placed in Florida's Capitol

Judge Tosses Suit Claiming Kansas Schools Promote Atheism

Obama to discuss economic ideas with CEOs

Thank God for Female Bishops

Misinformation that needs to be corrected. "Ferguson Protester's Photo Gets Edited Into Racist Meme

Mentally ill Texas inmate's execution stayed by federal appeals court

UK to implement 25 percent 'Google tax'

Three stunning ancient Greek mosaics unearthed on the Syrian border

Rolling Stone whiffs in reporting on alleged rape

Elizabeth Warren Blasts FHFA's Mel Watt: "You Haven't Helped a Single Family"

Lebanon detains Islamic State leader Baghdadi's wife

Why is DU's popularity waning? (Title edited, explanation within.)

Revelations of "Postracial" Ferguson

New Atheism, Old Empire

Australian embassies: we do not fix jet skis!

The black police officer's association in St. Louis issues a bold statement supporting Rams

An Ugly Story About Fixing Wages in the Animation Industry..Huffi Post, and Bloomberg News:

Crude-by-rail safety reports released in New York, Washington

Interesting Song and Video

I need a little computer geek help...

"A Confederacy of Dunces"

Eric Garner grand jury probe shows similarities to Michael Brown case

Steve Doocy - 'Pass "citizenship test" if you want to vote'

Thom Hartmann: Who Will Police the Police?

Wooden Handle Found Intact on 5,500-Year-Old Stone Ax

Thom Hartmann: The Media is Lying to You About Black Friday

Bernie Sanders: Do you know why millions of our people are stressed out?

Why the Keystone XL Pipeline Is Already Dead

I have no respect for the St. Louis Police Department:

Racism, sexism, agism exist to give employers more profit.

Tom Hartman: The drop in oil and gas prices are going to lead to a depression

Star Wars Episode XII trailer

(VIDEO) A Moment of Honesty For Ex-Basketball Player Charles Barkley from the African-American Comm.


As Americans, we're our own worst enemy

Ever feel like you have stepped into the Twilight Zone?

Mapping migration in the US

State of Affairs

Janice Dickerson:Bill Cosby is a PIG!!! and rapist

Dozen monasteries of Drukpa Buddhist lineage taken over by monks with strong financial backing

Mall Santa Turns Away Girl with Autism Because of Pit Bull Service Dog

Etchings on a 500,000-year-old shell appear to have been made by human ancestor

U.S. couple leaves Qatar after convictions overturned in child death

grand jury indictment decision of choke-hold death of Eric Garner could come this week

What was Earth's first predator and when did it live?

Hungary up in arms after US senator (McCain) calls prime minister 'neo-facist dictator'

One Reason We Don't Have Revolutions

Does anyone remember the outcome re the cop killing of Kenneth Chamberlain?

Meet Red

Santa is gay; get over it

The Crane Dance: Walking the Worlds

12/3/14 email from our populist Senator Elizabeth ~

U.N. begins inquiry into attacks and weapons in Gaza

Look at this stupid Conservative post

Venezuela indicts opposition leader Machado, alleging plot to kill Maduro

Venezuela indicts opposition leader Machado, alleging plot to kill Maduro

As of 2016 which employers are REQUIRED..

Meet My Kitty Crew

Have Yourself A Merry Little Mythmas

Asteroid Day: A global day of awareness slated for June 30, 2015

Rare trial nears for Chicago police officer in fatal shooting

Poll: Number of Israelis who see Obama as ‘positive’ or ‘neutral’ drops sharply

What, if anything, did Obama say about "post-racial"?

Report: ABC Paid Darren Wilson $500,000 for Interview

As CIA, senators settle feuds, long-awaited 'torture' report imminent

Road-Raging Cop Shoots Woman in Head Because She Honked at Him David Pakman Show 3,048 views

Things could get ugly in Sweden: RW anti-immigrant Sweden Democrats force government to call for new

Venezuela’s new best friend – Goldman Sachs

French RW on march .......

Joe Scarborough, "Mr. High and Mighty"

Of Cosby, Students First, Campbell Brown and Whoopi.

SCOTUS, pregnancy & UPS (and future employers looking for the escape hatch)

On #GivingTuesday, you can make the world a better place

Postcards from Pripyat, Chernobyl

An open letter to joe scarborough

"Say Kids! What time is it?!"

The S.E.C. Should Copy the D.M.V.

We are star dust.

Igmar Bergman night on TMC

No indictment in Garner case. n/t.

Gov. Perry orders action on immigration, urges Congress to help Texas secure border

Edward Snowden Acceptance Speech for 2014 Right Livelihood Award

Inside the charity industrial complex, where corporations profit off your love of the military

Yet Another Horrible New Atheist.

TMC showing many Ingmar Bergman movies this early evening till early morning.

Appeals court halts execution of schizophrenic Texas inmate (story on The Rachel Maddow Show)

YAHNA: Saraswathi Gora

TPP -- Fast Track To Disaster

Bill McKibben's Acceptance Speech for 2014 Right Livelihood Award

Oopsie! $1 Billion in UN Funds to Fight Climate Change Built Coal Power Plants Instead

UT San Antonio revelation resolves matter of missing UT Austin brains

Michael Brown’s Stepdad Louis Head Apologizes For Comments Made Before Ferguson Riots

UT San Antonio revelation resolves matter of missing UT Austin brains

YAHNA: Maryam Namazie

Landmine casualties fell by 25 percent over last year to 15-year low

These guys were expecting the Mothership- And all they got was Bush

Economic and energy correlations with human fertility

Asteroid Day Press Announcement

Sen. Rand Paul Introduces Declaration Of War Against ISIS

The "rule of law" is used as an excuse for police brutality.

Here we fugging go again

Tom the Dancing Bug does Richard Scarry

No Indictment for Officer in NYC Chokehold Death

Sen. Rand Paul Introduces Declaration Of War Against ISIS

Thousands of Syrian refugees stranded in Turkish minefield

"I am by no means racist"

Cathay Pacific Pilots Union Plans Work Action

So I see now that those cams on cops won't mean nothing.

Update on Lucky...

What do you think of starting a Black Arm Band movement to show our disgust with the killer police?

It is definitely true that having too much money may be hazardous to your health.

Stretch of Pennsylvania Avenue To Be Closed For Marion Barry Memorial Events

Black Friday Revealed How Poor Americans Really Are

Garner case: they needed 12 votes to get an indictment..

Huckabee: 'Incredibly Dangerous' For Congress, Rams Players To Use 'Hands Up, Don't Shoot' Gesture

Senate committee approves Saldaña to lead ICE; Cruz and Cornyn vote no

The Rude Pundit - No Indictment for the White Cop Who Choked Eric Garner to Death

Very interesting bed bug advice, I've never seen before.

Kirkland man arrested for threatening Ferguson officer

Catholics and Protestants Working Together?

Here We Go Again: Grand Jury Won't Indict NYPD Officer In Eric Garner's Murder by Strangulation

Unbelievable No Indictment in the Garner Case.

OK, right about now I'm glad I live in the USA...

Baylor isn't getting screwed by TCU in the CFP but by Ohio State.

“War on Christmas?” Gimme a Friggin’ Break, OK?

Do these cops who kill unarmed people needlessly not fear revenge?

As of 2015 which employees can be denied joining...

Microsoft shareholders approve $84 million CEO pay

Officer who fatally shot Tamir Rice judged unfit for duty by police in 2012

Obama Calls For Turret-Mounted Video Cameras On All Police Tanks

Bernie Sanders: Single Payer never had a chance (March 2010)

The Xmas tree lighting in Rockefeller Center is tonight...

I finally really have to say, is it impossible for a cop to be indicted for killing a black man?

Tweety sure knows how to get the polling money and advertisement money for

Is this a good email donation request to respond to? Re: E Warren.


Webb attacks from the right.

Charter school won't open after lies discovered. Founder lied about credentials.

Tony and Cherie Blair's Christmas card is a sight to behold: Twitter's best reactions

Atheist's message on school bus upsets parent

Shawnee Mission East High celebrates undefeated state football champs

Our older cat has already started prepping for Christmas -

The non-indictment of Eric Garner's killer is unacceptable

Tom Cruise's new role: religious leader

Ferguson Prosecutor Indicted Black Cop For Hitting Man's Hand

Mexican protesters: Police threatened to dismember, burn us ‘like the Ayotzinapa students’ (Video)

Tobacco may be more fatal than you thought....

Has anyone pointed out that Darren Wilson could be a sociopath?

Oh these trying are 5 Habits That Will Boost Your Happiness and Inner Peace

Missing brains in Texas have been found

Ukraine to hold talks with IMF soon - Finance Minister

2014 Global Corruption Level map is out, and I am surprised where the USA stands on it.

New Black Panthers Charged In St. Louis Bomb Plot

I wrote to ESPN about getting rid of this fat old white man......Ugh.

Crazy Russian bacon

Abbott leads 17-state suit against Obama immigration order

Michael Steele, MSNBC - recent events suggest that a black person's life is not worth a ham sandwich

World's Oldest Art Identified in Half-Million-Year-Old Zigzag

hey! that was all in the past!

Mat Staver To Headline Jamaica Conference Hosted By Group Defending Anti-Sodomy Laws

Re: The Voting Rights Act that was just dismantled because racism is a thing of the past....

Ukraine's Truly Foreign Ministers

Gretchen Carlson on Garner Decision: ‘Hope Nothing Happens… We’ve Got The Tree Lighting Ceremony’

President Obama speaking on Garner and Ferguson right now n/t

tamir rice grand jury coming next.

Do-nothing House does something, declares Nazis shouldn't get Social Security

Body of WSU student found in food elevator

The Kochs' Anti-Civil Rights Roots: New Docs Expose Charles Koch's Ties to John Birch Society

Guess we all just need to learn to like the taste of Bad Apples, eh?

There was video and it didn't make a difference

Looks like Ben Carson has jumped the shark, AGAIN

What's for Dinner, Wed., Dec. 3, 2014

Federal appeals court shoots down Rick Scott's drug testing law for welfare applicants

Ian McLagan Dies at Age 69 - Legendary Keyboardist with Stones and Small Faces

Protesters Will Target Rockefeller Xmas Tree Lighting Tonight In Wake Of Eric Garner Decision

Amid Uproar over Violence in Mexico, US Solidarity Protests Call for End to 'War on Drugs'

Did the grand jury ever ask why didnt the officers

Amid Uproar over Violence in Mexico, US Solidarity Protests Call for End to 'War on Drugs'

Sources: Saudi Expects Oil To Stabilize Around $60 A Barrel

Pres. Obama wants Americans to believe we are all equal under the law.

Don't worry, it was not an illegal "choke hold."

Court grants Texas prisoner execution reprieve

First graders asked about the photo of Mike Brown. Such innocence

Steve Strange of Visage taken to hospital

Obama says will push US labor unions to back free trade agreements

UKIP also another anti-Climate Change Party?

any grownups: how many total visits to DU per day on avg? Alexa wants you to pay to see these data.

California bans coyote hunts that offer prizes

Obama says will make strong push for fast-track trade authority

Court says no to extension of FL stay on marriage equality

Green groups urge climate fund to exclude fossils

We're having a ball at Media Matters in the comments section...

TCM Schedule for Thursday, December 4, 2014 -- What's On Tonight - Christmas Classics

Jimmy Carter Slams Yale's Sexual Assault Response In Front Of University Prez

New York Mayor press conference on GEM$NBComcast right now n/t

We've got something going on here in Philly...cops coming out

I don't think the number of clicks DU gets in a day is very important. What is important ...

NOT A Justice System-This Is How Law Serves As A Cover For Power

Obama plan aims to help young American Indians

ME TOO!!! Obama on Eric Garner: 'I'm not interested in talk, I'm interested in action.'

A protest at Grand Central station in midtown Manhattan

Phrase of the day: "heart killing animal saturated fat"

Autopsy: Milwaukee cop shot mentally-ill black man from above and behind, 14 times

Remember the foul-mouthed sheriff?

Museum home-school ditz is back!

I would bet a years pay that if I was selling cigarettes on the street....

Researchers: Police likely provoke protestors — not the other way around

U.S. appeals court voids Florida welfare drug testing law

Fox Reacts To Garner Decision: ‘Hope Nothing Happens In NYC… We’ve Got The Tree Lighting Ceremony’

Two men charged for raping 16-year-old at Johns Hopkins fraternity party

Black Men Killed by Police

Cuba’s extraordinary global medical record shames the US blockade

Cuba’s extraordinary global medical record shames the US blockade

Bakken crude below $50

Can't have "law and order" if the Police continually violate them.

"I... ...Can't... ...Breathe"

Said on the TeeVee

Actor or prop?

Federal Government To Investigate Eric Garner Chokehold Case

Judge, jury and executioner:

Without Lifting a Shovel, Archaeologists Survey a Medieval Town in Britain

Enough! Local Grand Juries, When it Comes to Cop Killers, Need to be Abolished!

I feel very bad for Eric Garner, his family, his friends, NYC and the AA community....

Sometimes we talk about offensive GOP crap. Well, HERE is a real doozy of a GOP Crap Toon

End the Use of Grand Juries in the United States

New Proposal Would Provide Grand Juries with Eyes - Borowitz informs us

Georgia town bans mosque in controversial vote

USA: "Nearly 2 times a week a white police officer killed a black person during a 7-year period"

Remember, the problem isnt really that the police think and act like this...

Federal law enforcement = jack-booted government thugs. Local law enforcement = faultless heroes.

The guy that filmed the murder of Eric Garner indicted on gun charge

This is why the police in this country have silently been militarized.

Bhopal Still Haunts Union Carbide 30 Years Later, Hershey high-fructose, and more

Another GOP Governor Flips For Medicaid Expansion

Mayor de Blasio: " we tell our mixed race son about the "special care" he must take re: police"

Republicans want to defund Air Force One in order to get back at Obama

I work in the Bronx courts

Anthony Garcia's attorney grills FBI agent over probable cause for arrest (4 dead)

Women's self-defense against rape: Certain Actions Can Decrease Risk

Herman Badillo, first Puerto Rico-born U.S. congressman, dies at 85

Whatever happened to the white contractors who said Michael Brown's hands were up?

US stocks extend record run ahead of jobs report

Found a databas of unarmed black men shot by police. Interesting

how many visits does DU get per day, on average?

Hungary up in arms after US senator calls prime minister 'neo-fascist dictator'

Bernie Sanders: Trickle down economics is a fraud...

Yellow Magic Orchestra - Live at Budokan Hall 1980 - Rydeen