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Archives: January 13, 2014

Obama Sends Disaster Aid to West Virginia

Boehner is underwhelmed.

The Scale of the Universe. Astonishing.

I see 60 Minutes is doing a story tonight about the Earth really being flat


Do you use any tools while you browse DU?

University of North Carolina learning specialist receives death threats after her research finds one

Is it just me, or do all sports interviews sound the same?

"Do not let greedy men or selfish interests skin your country ..."

Is it too early to hope...? NFL Pot Bowl 2014

Why is Cory Booker a part of the radical dems?


Just popping in to say hi!

Who needs an elephant tusk?

This teacher supports merit pay

If you're interested in saving health care costs ...

NFL Pot Bowl 2014

I am a risk taker

Just some stuff I saw on tumblr that I thought I'd share with my HoF friends.

Aussie Aussie Aussie Owwww ...... the forecast for the next five days at the Australian Open

Dumb Criminals: Teenage DUI Suspect Hid Treasure Trove In Rectum

Bill Moyers: Four Surefire Tips for Following the Money in Your State

Is John Boehner a gay icon?

5 Things More Likely To Happen To You Than Being Falsely Accused Of Rape

A Call to Men

Father issues emotional Facebook plea to track down ‘missing’ family

Mile marker 420 becomes 419.99 to thwart thieves

Seahawks won't sell tickets to California addresses

Golden Globes dish thread

Neil Young: Let's Impeach The President (W) tar sands tour started today

Do ex Senators make the best Presidents?

A ten-month old's Santa Letter ( so true)

Cyberbullying: Why women aren't welcome on the Internet

Not sure who to "root" for next Sunday. Denver and their annoying "fan" or the New England and

Tobin, what's this?

Chris Christie is a symptom...

Nebraksa, the movie

Truck driver pinned, frozen to ground for hours shares miraculous survival story

Kitchen dancing - Line dancing.

Fox News is political arm of GOP says author

60 Minutes is about to cut A-Hole another one tonight. n/m

I just got around to

Kirkland woman found dead expected a violent end

Is a Billion Dollar Development Project at the Heart of Bridgegate?

This article title feels like an insult to dads.

Kama'aina DUers: Cash in on the Seatlle 'Roidhawks' refusal to sell tix to CA residents

The country village I was raised in is now officially a Ghost Town.

Elle magazine, whitewashing again.

Seeing The Feminist Light: An Ex-MRA Tells His Story

America is still a deeply racist country

Snap the ball! Snap the ball!

Ailes Blamed Christie for Romney's Defeat

Sorry Republicans, the “Sissy Liberals” Were Right About Iraq All Along

Men experience Simulated Child Birth (Hilarious!!!)

Christie Not Sure When He Learned of Bridge Lane Closures

Which American billionaire advocated transferring 'every last Palestinian?

Sunrise and Sunset today!

Lawmakers to tackle Florida’s flawed unemployment website. Oh, really!! LOL

Game of Thrones - Season 4 Trailer

Please support The Healthy Workplace Bill - Bullying in the workplace - It happens. Please sign.

The war on poverty was nothing more than a skirmish.

Javascript pros, code help needed.....

Resolved: Mathematicians are insane

Democrats plead with Obama to abandon Social Security cut

A Farewell to Retirement Security: What the loss of pensions at Boeing means for U.S. workers

The IDF no longer even pretends it's trying

I wonder how many people are coming to this hard right wing meeting

Name a song you like, by a group you normally don't like...

to all those men so "offended" by the feminists

"Why Is It Still So Taboo For a Woman To Date A Shorter Man?"

Forever Temp?: Once a bastion of good jobs, manufacturing has gone gaga for temps

"CNN Chief Trashes Fox News: 'Republican Party...Masquerading As News"

The one and only Neil Young covering Bert Jansch/Needle of Death at Carnegie Hall

Looking at the Post by Freshwest "Obama and the Democrats"

WV Chem Site Unmonitored Since ‘91

And another goes out into the

Game of Thrones Season 4: Trailer #1 (HBO)

"My new bill to stop the backroom deals" by Elizabeth Warren

Sanford wants EPA money to study pollution at sites around city

Is "prepone" a thing in US business-speak?

Why do Laura INGRAHAM & other women guest with O'LOOFAH (another incident)

"Tracing Skylines" -Skiing Abandoned Detriot

Find something to be happy about today (Monday, Januarty 13th, 2014

"Barney Frank: Note to Ryan: Drop The Hollier-Than Thou Budget Attitude"

Facebook is full of queens tonight....

Great way to flavour smoothies in a low cal way. Just cut open an herbal tea bag

If I actually thought there were "Anti-Feminists" in this group, I would kick them out.

The face of "The Hard Path" - Belarus On The Russian Energy Needle

Iceland: Staggering beauty

Marijuana question from a non-user

You know those rear window stickers of daddy, mommy, kids, pets...

Oh gosh. I am just soooooo *smart*!

M6.4 - 97km N of Hatillo, Puerto Rico

Suit: Lake Tahoe fireworks violate Clean Water Act

What's for Dinner ~ Monday ~ January 13th

Can't Tell The Players Without A Scorecard

I was worried I might be pre-diabetic. Took a blood sugars test tonight and I'm normal. Wheeeee!

I Have a PayPal Account

Southwest Jet Bound for Branson Lands at Wrong Airport

Beauty and Grace~

Does Thom Hartmann heart Putin?

Stormy Monday, 1/13/14

Getting used to SCI Channel

I've never done a "caption this" before - and maybe it should be in the Lounge

Ronan Farrow on Golden Globes Woody Allen tribute: Where was the part about Woody molesting a girl?

Anatomy of the War on Women: How the Koch Brothers are Funding the Anti-Choice Agenda

I'm heading to bed but leaving this video for your midnight music fix

Here's something I wrote last year on female sexual drive and the medical industry.

Rodman apologizes for not helping US missionary

'12 Years a Slave, 'American Hustle' take top Golden Globes

1/12/14 - FOUR of Melissa Harris-Perry's Sunday video segments regarding women

1/12/14 - FOUR of Melissa Harris-Perry's Sunday video segments regarding women

Something rotten about Walker I never saw mentioned before...

Watching Deliverance.

'No Pants Subway Ride Day' Celebrated Worldwide

FBI Banned from Iceland

This is what privilege looks like

Why are Las Vegas Taxi drivers assholes?

Discussion on another message board I'm involved with, regarding Che Guevera.

Post your favourite YouTube channels...

Three female democratic congresswomen share a house on Capitol Hill - video link

As Marijuana Becomes Legal (cartoon)

Sunday Shows To West Virginia: Drop Dead!

Luther Allison - It Hurts Me Too (Live, 1997)

Reefer Sanity

I think Wells Fargo is running a scam on me and I would like advice please. Thank you in advance.

BOOM! Ronan Farrow scorches Woody Allen and the Golden Globes tribute to him:

The wild hog and coon party for politicians

Fracking in the UK: 'We're going all out for shale,' admits Cameron.

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie aide is latest to use private emails

Gentle Men & Abusive Women: A Lethal Pairing Nobody Wants to Talk About

British spies getting licensed to drive fast with impunity in the name of national security

Graphs by MIT Students Show the Enormously Intrusive Nature of Metadata

Your electricity may someday be generated by micro-windmills smaller than rice

Four years after earthquake, Haiti still in ruins

Date set to begin Iran nuclear deal

Five overlooked costs of the NSA surveillance flap

How Big Money Keeps Populism at Bay {long read}

India set for polio-free landmark

Cyber-security: Small satellite dish systems called ripe for hacking

Brit Hume: Chris Christie is 'Masculine and Muscular' & Being Held Back by 'Feminized Society'

10 Myths About the NSA Debunked

The myth of Iraq's squandered stability

Ample aid for Philippine typhoon survivors?

4 Reasons Why the Corporate Income Tax Should be Doubled—Not Abolished

How the GOP Became the 'White Man's Party'

"Obama Should Look To Roosevelt In Fight Against Inequality, Right Wing"

2014 Elk River chemical spill official thread

Thai protesters block roads in bid to shut capital title

Top Ten Things wrong with NSA Surveillance of Americans

President's recess appointment power at high court

U.K. Will Honor Public Debt If Scotland Becomes Independent

UK confirms debt pledge ahead of Scottish referendum

History shows way out of Thai conflict

loss of jobless aid leaves many with bleak options

Brace yourself Bridget

Incredibly Obvious Middle East

Mixing up "you" with "you're" just because they sound similar.....

Once Upon a Time, There Was ‘Guantanamo’

NY Times: A Bridge to Scandal: Behind the Fort Lee Ruse

Mica you're a naive partisan

West Virginia Officials Say Water Ban to be Lifted Soon

German Amazon workers: ‘We Don’t Need Your Sympathy’

And there you have it:

CNN exclusive: Feds investigating Christie's use of Sandy relief funds

US Has Trouble Closing Door on PRISM

Heroic Women...

The Age of American Retrenchment

Iraq: Does the Occupation Still Have Ongoing Repercussions?

Religious Freedom, Secular Forum

India Has Officially Eradicated Polio

U.S. Army tested biological weapons in Okinawa

Pimp sues Nike for not warning shoes could be dangerous if used to beat people

WV: State ignored plan for tougher chemical oversight

Japan: Washington’s wrong choice for Asia security

Christie administration’s bridge-blocking stunt was bad for environment

Here’s another reason why renewables are at an unfair disadvantage

Obama and ME sectarian tsunami

The Australian Open just got a whole lot more exciting -

Changing minds, one mind at a time

Governor’s Attempt To Find Massive Welfare Fraud Turns Up Next To Nothing

No, Wall Street Is Not Going To Pay $50 Billion More Over The Financial Crisis

13 Republican-Controlled States Increased Spending On Preschool Last Year

Has Bridget Ann Kelly Turned Up Yet?...

The Misuse of American Might, and the Price It Pays

Pebble prospect: Balancing 2 resources

Suntory buying spirits maker Beam for $13.62B

Joe Scar hiding this morning? Mika voices doubt on Christie...

Victim of casino glut, NJ's Atlantic Club closes

Victim of casino glut, NJ's Atlantic Club closes (xpost from Economy)

Tyson workers in Dakota City, Neb., to get raises under new contract

Live chat at 11 a.m.: Chris Christie and the GWB scandal, the State Police lawsuit, and more

Top 37 Things Dying People Say They Regret,

Chris Christie facing federal investigation over use of Sandy funds

Report: Feds Investigating Christie's Use Of Hurricane Sandy Funds For Tourism Ads

Crosby Stills Nash & Young "Ohio" bumper music for New Nixon book Morning Joe

I had this weird dream last night. At least I think that it was a dream...

Other Jersey Mayors Say They May Have Been Punished For Not Endorsing Christie

New Jersey Star-Ledger: Ex-gov. aides face subpoenas

Christie apologists hit rock bottom: Why the right’s lame, new defense is doomed to fail

Krugman: Enemies of the Poor

Chris Christie’s forgiving fan club: Why elite “centrists” will back him all the way

I am thankful we have the ACA...

Cokey Roberts - you're missing the big story!

Weather Channel Launches Campaign To Stay On DirecTV

Despicable race gambit: What the GOP really wants to achieve by talking about poverty

ACORN’s Seeds Sprout Up Across the Country

‘State of emergency’ in West Virginia

Monday Toon Roundup 1- A Bridge too far

Monday Toon Roundup 2-The Rest

Masculine and Muscular. And Other thoughts On Gender Roles From Conservative American Pundits.

The Fight Over Unemployment Benefits Underscores the Right’s Extremism

Email suggests some Extra touches to inflict Maximum traffic pain in Fort Lee

Pope Says Abortion Evidence of 'Throwaway Culture'

New Subpoenas scheduled to go out as early as Monday in the GWB SCANDLE

Air Force Academy's cyber team reaches rare heights

Southwest flight lands at wrong Mo. airport

How About Some 'Truth in Labeling?' | Philip A. Farruggio

I'm beginning to believe that folks know that Christie did call

"a guy who literally is walking around in a dark room trying to find the light switch of leadership"

Sabbaticals may help military keep service members in ranks

Reclaiming the Radical Imagination: Challenging Casino Capitalism's Punishing Factories

Russia, US exchange wacky gifts in run-up to historic Geneva II peace talks

Fort Hood plans to demolish old homes in Chaffee Village

House of Cards!

An apology to the group

Breaking: Supreme Court Won't Revive Arizona's 20-Week Abortion Ban

This is my new favorite thing in the world.

Sherlock Holmes under the hammer as BBC face lawsuit from American heiress.

TOM TOMORROW: Reefer Madness

Tyson Foods recalls nearly 34K pounds of chicken product

Nearly 1/3 Of All Campaign Dollars in 2013 Came From A Tiny Group Of People. Care To Guess Who?

Papantonio: Washington Gridlock A Blessing For The Rich

Blind former Marine dodges charges for killing drinking buddy under ‘Stand Your Ground’ law

Scientists Can Levitate Objects Using Sound

"Leadership vacuum" cited in Navy divers' deaths

City which boasts low crime rates takes Homeland Security money for cameras.

Britain lobbied to weaken security on GSM phones

Bridgegate and the adjacent empty blocks awaiting development in Fort Lee

Fox refuses to comment after guest calls for Satanists to be gunned down

The New War on Inequality: Just Rhetoric?

Revealed: NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden worked at U.S. embassy in India

High School Baseball Coach Says Christie, Wildstein Did In Fact Travel In The Same Circles

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Pope Francis warns future cardinals to avoid partying

Obama has made 29 recess appointments...g.w. bu$h made 171 - reagan 243

Record year for Ohio charter school failures is unnerving proponents

Fat Man Talking -- Governor Christie Sinks | Joel S. Hirschhorn

Why Members of Congress Are Sending Their Staffers Home

Ariz. Republicans Censure McCain For Voting Like 'Liberal Democrats'

Water Is The Enemy, Gatordade Mobil Game Tells Youth

Ian Barbour, Who Found a Balance Between Faith and Science, Dies at 90

Gates Downplays Obama Criticism By Saying How Much Obama Wanted Him To Stay On

Kerry Comes To Syria Talks Bearing Unusual Gift: Potatoes (PHOTO)

A counterpoint to Jenny McCarthy’s autism narrative

Nine Swedish women receive womb transplants

USA Today had an article on how boomers are dropping out of the job market.

HHS strengthens community living options for older Americans and people with disabilities

State lawmaker proposes bridge toll tax credit for commuters

David Brooks:The American people want a bully in the White House

Gates Conceals Real Story of “Gaming” Obama on Afghan War

N.J. Mayor Now Remembers Christie's Request For An Endorsement, A Week After Saying He Didn't

Researchers find caffeine enhances memory

Chris Christie’s conservative problem - By E.J. Dionne Jr.

So what happens when Christie is impeached. How do they replace the governor?

a sunrise shot i'm not using but thought i'd share

Susie Madrak: Chris Chrisie's GAL PAL

Polar Vortex - Nuclear (and Wind) Save The Day

Here Comes the Anti-Government Left. Elizabeth Warren is more radical than Bill de Blasio—and has

Violence Accounts for 10% of School Injuries

Girlfriend of CEO Whose Company Poisoned WV Water Plays the Victim While Enjoying Lavish Lifestyle

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy is Headed to the Supreme Court in the Defense of Rail-Trails

Habitat Fragmentation Causes Inbreeding in California Cougars -

High End Pawn shops

No subpoenas today - they will issue them after new session begins

The Trouble with Chris Christie

We've Only Just Begun... Bridgegate theme song

Sources Close To Chelsea Clinton Say She's Not Interested Running For L.I. Congressional Seat

Libertarians think Fiction is Reality.

Papantonio Hammers Stuart Varney

SCOTUS rejects review of AZ abortion law

Did Woody Allen molested a 7yr old...always wondered why Hollywood gave him a pass..

{Loudoun County, Virginia} Controversial Library Board Appointee Resigns

Chris Hedges: The Trouble With Chris Christie

How Powerful Are Algorithms? Can they control politics?

WaPo: The NSA counterterrorism program “was not essential to preventing attacks”

NJ Assembly Launches Special Bridge Scandal Investigative Committee

The Faces of Unemployment in America

Mexican abuse victims ask that Vatican be tried for crimes of state

You Can't Opt Out: 10 NSA Myths Debunked

Begich: Palin 'Disconnected' From Alaska, Not A Threat In Senate Race

EPA Publishes First Rule Limiting Carbon Pollution From New Power Plants

David Wildstein to appeal contempt order

DU Mail

Arizona abortion ban - Supremes tell Brewer to GFY

NSA’s Preference for Metadata

Records Show Christie Administration Canceled Meetings After Jersey City Mayor Didn't Endorse

Christie Allegedly Diverted Millions In Hurricane Sandy Relief Funds To Pay For TV Ads Starring Him

Help state employees fight Deal's insurance cuts

Turkey in Crisis: Understanding the Erdogan / Gulen Split

His Military Dad Was Disappointed In Him When He Came Out ... For A Really Good Reason

Krugman: GOP's contempt for 'losers'; with great graph of workers' wages from Reagan to Obama

Autoimmune disease and fatigue -

Chicken plant closes again after cockroach cleanup (Foster Farms)

Jim Crow Perception Of Marijuana: “Reefer makes darkies think they’re as good as white men”

The Dark Side Of Kale (And How To Eat Around It

WV plant owners Respond

Ailes: Navy SEALs should “have to personally kill an illegal immigrant” as part of certification"

DAMN!!!Stephanie you need to rest that voice

Twenty-three states are dominated by Republicans, 13 by Democrats.

Sorry folks, "There's Just NOT ENOUGH MONEY To Go Around."

Raise minimum wage, say some on the right

Krugman: The Anti-Scientific Revolution in Economics (among, not surprisingly, republicans)

Oops - four of Christie's cabinet members cancelled meetings

Seattle v Denver...

Unemployment Drug-Testing Law Delayed

No, Congress, You Shouldn’t “Pay For” Extending Unemployment Insurance

So MSNBC replaces Thomas Roberts and Alex Wagner with...

Pope Francis encourages breastfeeding in Sistine Chapel: ‘If they are hungry, mothers, feed them"

Folsom Labs: Another Example Why Solar Is The Future

Being Ginger: Redhead Looking For Love And Confronting Past Bullying in New Film

NYTimes: Another Mayor Faced Reprisal Over Christie, Files Suggest

Caption this penguin picture! :-)

Newt And Rush Are Twin Towers Of Dysfunction (in hyper-partisan politics)

Ruben Bolling's New Jersey Traffic Map

Hansen: Brush with Bigfoot? Omaha Scouts' trip yielded a big, hairy mystery

War, what is it good for?

GOP "Goes Benghazi" Over Mark Udall Insurance Cancellation Flap

Big plans could bring small wild cat back to Texas

Two Espressos Enhance Your Long-Term Memory

Ariel Sharon Kicked My Cousins Out of Gaza

MOON over the river!

Brewer Spox: SCOTUS Violated State's Authority On Abortion Ban

Pic Of The Moment: I Don't Know

UK Proposes to Frack One-Half of Great Britain

Some music to go with your news

Scalia Rips Into Obama's 'Self Interested' Use Of Executive Power

Woman followed into East Village apartment, raped

Discussing Bridge Scandal, Paul Is Forced To Acknowledge That IRS Also Targeted Progressives

Governor Christie calls gay lawmaker NUMB NUTS!!!

Lies USTR (The Administration) Is Spreading About Fast Track Authority To Push TPP Through Congress

Arlington the goal in college football’s brave new world

Chris Hedges--Exposing Why Chris Christie Shouldn't get Anywhere Near the White House...

Nigerian leader signs anti-gay law, drawing U.S. fire

Woody Allen may well be a despicable creep and pedophile. He's still a great artist

Dolphins With Hormone Abnormalities Linked to BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Celebrity coming through! Clear the sidewalk! No photography allowed,

Dad That Posted Picture of Himself And His Daughters Gets Hate Mail

Book: Roger Ailes tried to bring Rush Limbaugh to Fox News

US Olympic Figure Skating Ices 3rd Place Medalist

Gotta love the game

Why Republicans are not going to get traction comparing Christie to Obama.

Noam Chomsky: Trans-Pacific Partnership is a “neoliberal assault”


Woman seriously injured by falling pipe in Midtown

New York City investigating claims of deplorable conditions at school

This interview is about half an hour long, but it is worth watching the whole thing.

Racist and proud of it

Japan's Suntory to buy U.S. spirits maker Beam for $13.6 bln

Does Free Speech Mean That Women Are Obliged To Endure Harassment?

TeaParty Mass gov candidate Mark Fisher hopes to reduce “illegal immigrants” not thru enforcement,

Legislature considers recreational and medicinal marijuana laws

Home Schooling Case Headed To Court

16 people didn't vote for Greg Maddux?

WND writer makes "predictions" about Obama...

Hello Good folks of the lounge... I am back. (KIMI IS BACK!!!)

Let the Puns begin

There are many self-identified groupings on DU.

Katy ISD (TX): Potential explosive device found at Seven Lakes High School

I really could care less about this new book slamming Roger Ailes.

The Fate of a City | James Howard Kunstler

Some people just look the part

"At the end of the day we just have to love one another," said Mayor Todd Strange

Judge won't stop execution of Ohio killer facing death by untried 2-drug injection method

I love the name "Alice." We need more Alices.

They poisoned the river for a "clean coal" lie

Walk with Me....Easter Island

The Fix: Don't Believe The (Marijuana) Hype

I found an article online and replaced the word "A-hole" with the word "Republican"

Liar for hire? Fake CVs flood Indian job market

Fort Worth Appeals Court Ignores Mental Health History, Orders Grant of CHL

Swedish doctors transplant wombs into 9 women

Wedding Vows: Mr. Duckett and Dr. Jones, Because Love Is All

ARod has an air tight defense

In Texas, tea party folks oppose adding miles of bike lanes - on national sovereignty grounds.

TSA finding more guns each year at checkpoints

(Indiana) Lawmakers delay vote after gay marriage ban debate

NJ State Sen. Weinberg sent letter to Christie on Sept. 19th

Cycling in Holland a way of living

Patriots vs. Seahwaks with Patriots winning it all

Wealthy Donor Gets GOP Lawmaker To Write Bill That Would Lower His Child Support

Marijuana legalization campaign begins in Massachusetts

Far-right activist doesn't want Obama killed, but he does...

Deja Vu all over again... (GOP and gambling)

Ted Cruz trolls House GOP leadership

Robert Gates: My memoir has been 'hijacked' by politics - - what did he expect?

Brit Hume: Old Fashioned Tough Guy.

TX GOP confused about

6.4 earthquake in Puerto Rico early this morning

Israeli airstrikes target Gaza refugee camp

US Fish & Wildlife unveils plan to re-introduce jaguarundis to their original Texas habitat

I just thought of something related to the emails in the Bridgegate situation:

Dear 'Daddy' in Seat 16C

Tamron Hall & News Nation

On Last Full Day In Office, Ex-Virginia Attorney General Sneaks In Anti-Gay Legal Opinion

Ted Cruz crowd loves blogger’s jokes about opening fire on cars with California plates

Tamron Hall & News Nation &MSNBC

'Illegal Aliens' Will Take Your Tax Dollars, Turn Georgia Blue, Says Tea Party Republican (US Senate

Why the 'End' of White Men Is Actually Good for White Men

Had to put my 8 year old Cornish Rex cat down

Sheriff's Dept. Looking For Suspect

Teen Dies Saving Classmates From Suicide Bomber

A Military Constitution

Asking for some thoughts/prayers for my dad

It Is Expensive to Be Poor

Three Ways To Fight Racism In 2014 - Mychal Denzel Smith Discusses

Suntory to purchase Jim Beam for $13.6 billion

Religious Right:Republicans Will Win Women & Young Voters By Amplifying Anti-Choice, Anti-Gay Stance

Second Amendment absolutists at their finest:


Toons from the Obama Diary

One of my cats Smokie died today. He was 13

Aluminum Revolution: Ford introduces a new F-150

Anonymous Hacker Who Exposed the Steubenville Rapists May Get More Prison Time Than Rapists

The "America's Next Generation" Face Book page is back up. That is the one that was hijacked.

Freepers cheer Christian Militia rampage of murder and cannibalization of Muslim. Really.

Rich people really do think they are superior

Alternet - Krugman: The Republican Party Is An Enemy Of The Poor

Spinach Bread

Randi I don't think we want to know about you having sex with your boyfriend

After spill, water ban lifted for part of W.Va.

Chris Christie calls federal Sandy money probe 'routine and standard'

Ratner: NSA Surveillance Needs to Be Torn Apart, Branch by Branch

Free Kindle book: 1,001 Best Hot and Spicy Recipes

This Pope Rocks

Best post I've seen today..."If Obama had closed the bridge..."

"Octomom" Nadya Suleman Charged With Felony Welfare Fraud

Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack: the daily effects of white privilege

When Dubya was president, unemployment benefits were extended 5 times, 'no strings attached.'

NSA phone record collection does little to prevent terrorist attacks, group says

"If a man lays with another man, he should be stoned..."

Legal Schnauzer (friend of Gov. Don Siegelman) FINALLY gets noticed by The New York Times

So, I thought "It's been a long time since I looked a map of Canada"

This would be delicious

Kalashnikov 'feared he was to blame' for AK-47 rifle deaths


Best Political Cartoons of the Week

Veteran Congressman George Miller [D-CA] of Martinez will retire after 40 years in public office

Weather Channel unleashes more self-aggrandizing hyperbole in fight with cable network

Stand your Seat?

McAuliffe takes step toward reform in Virginia

You know what would be awesome? It would be simply awesome if ...

How Do I delete my account

The "War" on Poverty (& other issues) Never Ends When Appeasement is the Goal

Marine geophysicist Mike Coffin says humans could wipe out 75% of Earth's species within 500 years

Yakama Nation invokes 1855 treaty in attempt to ban marijuana in 10 Washington counties

Obamacare Enrollment Exploded In December To 2.2 Million

Things I heard at the Southwest gate today...

How is Hillary having a list any different

Lawmaker (NJ Senate Majority Leader) Sent Early Letter To Christie Alerting Him On Closures

EWG petition to Congress: Support H.R. 1699/S. 809 and oppose Big Food's proposal.

Can someone help me with a Medicare question?

The Rude Pundit: A West Virginia Friend Talks to the Rude Pundit

EWG petition to Congress: Support H.R. 1699/S. 809 and oppose Big Food's proposal.

Neil Young says 'Canada trading integrity for money'

Huge Surge in Obamacare Enrollment Reported

Texting argument leaves one dead, another hurt in movie theater shooting

Construction of Minnesota Vikings stadium will be all-union job

I bit a hole in my tongue...

80% of congregation quits after Indiana church forces gay choir director out

Fat boy cardinal (and friends?)

Cardinal(s) hanging!

Contract barring ASU president from living with unmarried romantic partner may be illegal


Orange leaders settle 'textgate', pay $90,000

Stocks slump the most in two months on Wall Street

Firm that will manage WI venture capital fund has questionable past

Afghan atheist to get asylum in Britain on religious grounds

Orange leaders settle 'textgate', pay $90,000 (FL)

Odds to win the Super Bowl - Sorry Patsies Fans >

Omaha toddler in profanity-laced video might live with teen mom

Q&A: Quebec minister defends religious ban

Brewer delivers State of the State, signs order to abolish CPS

Why Florida Wants To Expand Single-Gender Classes

Gov. Christie faces federal probe over Sandy relief funds

‘Mass Mob’ breathes life into Catholic church

Google announces they will buy Nest (smart home thermostat maker)

Court scuttles Arizona abortion restrictions

In Parting Blow, Va.'s Cuccinelli Files Two Last Antigay Opinions

Suzie Sampson just added me to her favs on YouTube....

City College of San Francisco wins round in accreditation battle

Aaron Sorkin's 'Newsroom' Renewed for Third and Final Season

* * Heads-up: TONIGHT Chris Hayes to host (extra hour) Bridgegate Special on MSNBC at 11pm ET * *

Busted! Rush Limbaugh Caught Padding His Bra in Los Angeles

Firm: Chris Christie wasn’t 1st choice for ads

Chemical smell to linger after West Virginia water is safe to drink

Bin Laden Photos Won’t Be Released as Supreme Court Spurns Appeal

Things that confuse Texas Republicans...

Talk about creativity.

Smoked crab.

Antarctic Glacier's 'Irreversible' Melting Threatens 'Considerable Increase' to Sea Level Rise

Gates Says al-Qaeda in Iraq Seizes on Anti-Sunni Maliki

When are we going to invade communist Alaska?

Anonymous Hacker Who Exposed the Steubenville Rapists May Get More Prison Time Than Rapists

Dog has one question

What Makes Your Cereal Go Snap, Crackle, and Pop?

An earworm i just realized came out of the Christie scandal. Separated at birth????

Republican Deregulation Culture to Blame For Water Poisoning West Virginia Chemical Spill

Demolitions Dire for Poor Amid Affordable-Rent Gap: Economy

its all about the toes

What Makes Your Cereal Go Snap, Crackle, and Pop?

Political Science

Fox News would probably do this...

Hillary’s Hit List: Democrats Marked On Scale Of Seven For Disloyalty

18 Crazy Right-Wing Myths About Obama, Debunked

In a world of Batshit Crazy, Maricopa County to be renamed Guano Centro

Pastor tears through sermon to avoid missing 49ers playoff game...

Today in History, January 13th

FBI Doesn't Plan to File Criminal Charges Over IRS Targeting of Conservative Groups

time keeps draggin on

Retired police captain kills texter in theater during movie trailer

De Blasio, Dolan want Pope Francis to visit

U.S., Russia Spar Over Iran Participation in Syria Peace Talks

The billion-dollar development at the center of ‘Bridgegate’

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Tuesday, 14 January 2014

Did you see that? Video captures rider atop West Seventh bridge arches

High levels of molecular chlorine found in Arctic atmosphere

Dewhurst is a no-show on the Dallas Morning News voters guide

GM’s Chevy Brand Sweeps North America Car, Truck Awards

The Adventures of Business Cat

U.S. Posts Record December Surplus on Fannie Mae Payments

Former Pennsylvania Governor Rendell says

Mulally Sees Ford Using Aluminum Bodies Throughout Lineup

"No One Has Gone To Jail Yet"

Is Microsoft Campaigning for Hillary Clinton?

If we're "one nation under God"...

Does anyone know where this post is? McDonalds costs the same regardless of state min wage

Now We Know: JPMorgan Chase Is Worse Than Enron

De Blasio applauds gov's speech, confident about expanding pre-K

21 Truly Upsetting Vintage Recipes

The woman who approved the Stronger than the Storm campaign was with Christie on September 12,

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