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Archives: January 27, 2014

Fraudster paid government to help promote fake bomb detectors

The President Forgets To Lie About Marijuana, And Prohibitionists Are Outraged

Ancients This film follows the ancient cycle of sunset, to night, to sunrise.

Edward Snowden adviser: guarantee of amnesty necessary for talks with US

"There Will Be No World Cup"

Man sets fire to hotel bed, blames demons

Farm Bill agreement expected this week, with final passage within days

Prostitution and PTSD, dissociation

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Monday 27 January 2014

So sorry, please forgive me...

This is what Obama should say Tuesday

Teriyaki cube steaks w/ fried rice & egg rolls.

Tales Of Mystery & Imagination...

Vox is our next. Ezra Klein

Peyton Manning will return to Broncos for 2014 season

Leftcoast2020 is in a shelter

I can't stay logged into the site

Wendy Davis Did Not Exaggerate Her Life Story

I just received my first hidden post an feel it was unfair...the alerter mis characterized my

Epilepsy warning: Are the white crosses moving, or the black ones?

The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara

School ditches rules and loses bullies (New Zealand)

Two Questions on the Great Divide

It's one in four of us.

Chasing Ice - Documentary must see

Wisconsin: The Faces of an Improving Economy

I'm a big fan of the Bible

Concerns about a post for help.

We Created A Monster: Ex-Blackwater CEO Erik Prince Is Going Neocolonial With China

Entire family of Kim Jong Un's uncle executed

'SNL' Takes On Sochi With 'U.S. Men's Heterosexual Figure Skating'

The smear begins: New Jersey Star Ledger publishes false perjury accusations against Dawn Zimmer

Trust me, this is the squeeest squee you'll ever see.

In the Year of the Pig

A Special Hug

What CEOs earn in one hr compared to their workers.

Keene, N.H., is where I wouldn't want to live right now

Huff Po: Scott Walker Needs Wisconsin Win To Vie For Presidential Nomination: Analysis

Inequality: A Tale of Two Pyramids

Dumb Criminals: MA Forestry Teacher Arrested Wearing Only Goggles And Ski Cap

Disingenuous Basterds: The oligarchs' long campaign to depict their critics as Nazis

Nowhere to Go: Mentally ill youth in crisis - on "60 Minutes"

A new set of Tom Corbett Cartoons

The weather didn't suck today

Robin Thicke - GO AWAY!

Yesterday my Republican friend asked me why the Democrats were trying to destroy Chris Christie.

Liberals, It's Time To Transition out of Our Fox "News" Fixation ---By Frank Rich

Rand Paul discusses cutting government help for unwed mothers who continue having kids

Scarlett Johansson's naive SodaStream defense

I guess its because these imigrants had a sponsor -sarcasm-

The new face of food stamps: working-age, college-educated Americans

Still more pro-corporate propaganda from 60 Minutes

Federal authorities 'looking into' allegations about Turtleman

La. School Superintendent told Buddhist student to find a school with more Asians.

"I'm a Republican and I'm angry."

So President Obama has always wanted to privatize K-12 education?

'Tiger Mom': Data Prove That The Longer You're In America, The Worse You Perform

The Atheist Blogroll

Aljazeera showing "Money for Nothing: Inside the Federal Reserve" on now.

Sitting in the back yard watching the clouds racing north from the gulf.

South Korean Media: Kim Jong-un Ordered The Execution Of His Uncle's Entire Family

We have a winner!

Have we ever missed an awards show - the Grammys tonight - ?!1


Rand Paul Injects Bill Clinton’s ‘predatory behavior’ on Monica Lewinsky into election (VIDEO)

Regarding deBlasio's speech at AIPAC

Angela Davis on the Prison Abolishment Movement...the 40th Anniversary of Her Arrest

Dickinson: Raw or Cooked?

DNA test of 7,000-year-old tooth overturns popular image of light-skinned European hunter-gatherers

50 shades of grey

Toasty oven chickpeas, snack

Is it my imagination, or do we have a lot less trollery and nastiness here on DU since the new rules

29 years ago, at the Grammys...

"Where is the justice of God . . .

Gamesmanship by the Clintons?

Help the DGA win for for the middle class!

And now, China Halts Bank Cash Transfers

Captain Picard Funny

Grand Canyon is not so ancient

Beneath the Antarctic Ice Lies a Chasm Deeper than the Grand Canyon

Brain-dead woman's husband comes home to a flooded house

And now, China Halts Bank Cash Transfers

Nuclear Decontamination Tips from the Pros

Making change isn't that Damn difficult...A Rant

California GOP fight could alter the party's course

Lava vs. Can of Coke

More Proof That Chris Christie Is Unqualified For President

Jaymz sounds like shit

The caveman’s home was not a cave

"Official: U.S. airstrike in Somalia targets suspected militant leader"

The Fundamentalist Gender Pyramid

I don't remember the last time I was this unhappy with my life.

We May Finally Find Out Who Is Funding One Of The Nation's Shadiest Dark Money Groups

The Marlise Munoz case is George W. Bush's fault

Splish splash I was taking a bath


Opinion: "Frank: Hernández's election was built on corruption" (Honduras)

Asian Stocks Head for Biggest 3-Day Drop in Seven Months

Ancient Aliens - 10 million year old DNA revealed

Trained Pooch

"Paranoia of the Plutocrats"

Want to know what the TSA found in 2013?

What if animals were round?

Hi There!

Woo advocate and fake doctor kills patients, finally is busted.

The Future of White-Collar Exploitation

Mike Huckabee Does Not Understand Public Health Policies

IFC fails to act on human rights abuses in Honduras

Studios to practice in.

How to have a more competitive economy. Austria shows the way.

How to have a more competitive economy? Austria shows the way.

Secession, Obama get more talk in Texas attorney general race than job’s main functions

Income inequality.

The Unemployed Can Forget It. Nothing Will Be Done. And The GOP Will Still Win.

From the Good News Network:

The Ukraine: Why the turmoil?

Sleepy little otter

****WCGreen Update -- Sunday January 26, 2014****

Man Dies After Waiting Hours For ER To Treat His Rash

GOP Will Continue To Add To The Misery Until They Win So They Can Add To The Misery More

Brain interactions differ between religious and non-religious subjects.

Trillium lake OR

There is an ad running in Utah asking the citizens to oppose an anti-discrimination law...

Pastor says Obama will bring anti-Christ by having people rely on government. Getting ridiculous.

Kevin O'Leary "It's Fantastic" - Reaction

WATCH: Gay, Straight Couples Pledge 'Same Love' at Grammys

Common Elitest Attitude - Kevin O'Leary

comments on Downton Abbey episode 3? (possible spoiler)

Anti-Semitism on the rise in Europe, warns Shatter

International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2014

Holocaust survivor describes life in Nazi concentration camps

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un wipes out his Uncle's entire family..

Saw the Eagles last night.

This can't be good - Pope's peace doves attacked by crow and seagull

Ray Nagin faces trial to decide his fate on federal corruption charges

Israeli civil rights pioneer Shulamit Aloni dies

Phillip Morris Introduces Marlboro Marijuana Cigarettes

Polar vortex driving record freeze

Tunisia passes new constitution built of ‘consensus’

Suspect found dead after ten hour standoff in South Anchorage.

Today, January 27th, is the International Holocaust Memorial Day for 2014

State of the Estate: Cuomo's Tax Giveaway to the Rich

Dems squandering opportunity in Texas

Animated 1944 FDR re-election film, directed by Chuck Jones

New theory behind King Tut's burial emerges

33 Gay and Straight Couples Married During Macklemore's Grammy Performance of 'Same Love'

Teen flies plane after pilot collapses

A Sensible Safe Smart Gun Law - Guess Who Hates It

Is America Ready For A Kinky Diaper-Wearing Governor?

Working poor now majority of food stamp recipients — with college educated among fastest growing gro

Cryptography leaders condemn NSA in open letter

Bayer Pharmaceutical CEO: Cancer drug only ‘for western patients who can afford it’

just had my laugh for the day

Tony Rabbitt and his STUFFED UP GANG

Proposed closure of inpatient unit at Taunton State Hospital reflects statewide vision for mental he

The Future of Cool: Electric Muscle Cars at the Detroit Auto Show

Chris Hedges re-interprets Moby Dick and strikes a chord

Sochi 2014: No gay people in city, says mayor

SPENGLER: Don't Cry for ME-Argentina

US rhetoric ignores Iran nuclear proposals

Mika you're on air every fugging morning with Joe Scum

India, Japan walk Chinese tightrope

Listen Democrats you see that dead woman who was finally taken off

Europe's Goce gravity satellite probes Earth's mantle

Credit is Gold #1 and Icebergs

The key findings on nuclear force troubles

America’s Biggest Crisis: The Economy Is Rigged for the Wealthiest

Delhi frets over war with China

Seriously, the Repubs didn't figure out when they took away unemployment

When the Suicide Pilots Said Goodbye

Afghanistan to free 37 prisoners soon despite US protests

Syrian government under pressure to allow aid convoy

Egypt's army chief who led coup gets top rank

Massacre Occurred Again; Where Is America’s Policy toward Afghanistan Headed?

According to Washington, the American Shale Oil Boom Should Peak in 2016. Then What?

Marie Antionette (new piece from Smithsonian)

Carrie Mae Weems: Retrospective of 40 years of photographs

Disapproval for Obama, Praise for Snowden

The Promise and Limitations of Worker Co-ops; Gar Alperovitz on Reality Asserts Itself (4/5)

Israel's gas: too optimistic?

We gots a winter storm watch from Tuesday to 6pm Wednesday. (NE South Carolina)

Disgrace in the US: An Antiquated Punishment

Effects of LSD Positive in New Swiss Study, LSD Still Awesome

To Most People, the American Dream Is, in Fact, Just a Dream

Whoa! The entire Ukraine is now involved in the protests:

Execution Would Earn the US International Condemnation

The 20 Richest Americans Are Greedy Takers—Not Inspirational 'Makers'

Cougar! ***One stunning cat!***

Empathic evolution: This guy explains it and all of us should let it inform our

Confessions of a Former Libertarian: My Personal, Psychological and Intellectual Epiphany

Unhealthy Horse Trading

This is what happens when you try to make *real* plans for a nuclear disaster

a congress of the wealthy for the wealthy by the wealthy

Fracking could be allowed under homes without owners’ permission.

NSA tells Kids that Spying is really cool.

I believe I posted some images some time ago of the NS Savannah

Actor who played Marlboro Man in ads dies from smoking-related disease

Michigan Tech Student From China Brings Solar Power To His Home Village

Prince sues internet users for total of $22m over alleged bootleg recordings.

Saudi Arabia’s Role after America’s Retreat

Boston Bombing Survivors, Gay NBA Player Are FLOTUS' SOTU Guests

US Spying Disturbs Europe

Luckovich: State of the Union

Senate Democrats Hope Fear Of Tea Party Drives Supporters To The Polls

Without the state, western democracies will remain a paradise for predators

Over half oppose Japan engaging in collective self-defense: survey

Okinawan voters send a message

UN Special Rapporteur meets with American Indian political prisoner Leonard Peltier.

Non Sequitur nails it again.

This can help to stay warm if you go outside and it is 10 below (for a short time layers..(cheap)

Metamorphosis II: in 29 years this (1) became this (2). I think I got the worst of this.

Meet the three nuns who rescued elderly abandoned pit bull 'Remy' from being euthanized.

Afghan drone mission at risk

Chris Hedges: The Myth of Human Progress and the Collapse of Complex Societies

survey: businesses more optimistic but not hiring

China's Lunar Rover Has Mechanical Trouble

The new face of food stamps: working-age Americans

Kaine: Put limits on terror war declaration

It's not just rhetoric. They back up their words with actions.

Gun Nut Kills Two Innocent Neighbors On Their Own Property

Updated ACA graphic by Brainwrap

TCC's SMART center aims to help shipyards fill jobs

Survey: Businesses more optimistic, but not hiring

Bank of America plans layoffs in Norfolk, Henrico

Huckabee Now Attacks Showtime's Libidinous 'Masters of Sex'

How Republicans Lost the Farm

As pot retail grows, so does need for quality control

WI teachers report lack of integrity in union elections imposed by Scott Walker admin., pursue more

Thank you CBS

Turkey's central bank calls emergency meeting

High in the Alps, Plutocrats Play at Pondering

Trey Radel to resign House seat

On January 28th, during President Obama's State of the Union Address...

Argentina Devaluation Triggers 30% Whirlpool Price Markup

This propane shortage was brought to you by the free market

Electric Shadyland: How Power Companies Rip You Off

World stocks continue drop on emerging market woes

NY Times thinks Dems at risk of losing Senate

Meet 330 Lawmakers Who Made 2013 "A Terrible Year for Women's Health"

Why Is It That I Don't Like Chris Cuomo Of CNN.....

Files Detail Misconduct Of Military

Chipotle Blurs Lines With a Satirical Series About Industrial Farming

Boston bomb survivors are guests at Obama speech

Grammys to Right-Wing Fundagelicals: “In Your Face”.

The F-35: Mo’ Money, Fewer Jobs

Obama Wants to Fight Income Inequality…With More Free Trade?

Boeing under the microscope as FAA orders 767 safety checks

GOP Candidates Suddenly Find Love For Obamacare's Medicaid Expansion

Mayor Of Sochi Says There Are No Gays In City, Despite Its Gay Bars

Bill Kristol: Republicans Had A Good Year 'Mostly Because Obama's Not Had A Good Year

Is there a pot bubble?

Good cholesterol 'can turn nasty and clog arteries'

Lockheed Martin Corporation Execs Spill The Beans On The F-35

How the right destroyed itself: History, ideology and strategic blunders

Just endured the worst commute of my life, here in Pittsburgh

California Republicans blame Democrats for Drought

Republican Dale Schultz won't seek re-election in Senate

Bat colony found at Lackland dorm

Frank Rich: Fox News Is Dying

Could old tires help fix roads in the Eagle Ford Shale?

Caribbean cruise ended after outbreak of illness

Excellent quotes from President Obama regarding marijuana.

Proposal to Raise Tip Wages Resisted

CA Gov Jerry Brown asks state Supreme Court to intervene on high-speed rail


Pfizer cancer drug fails in 2 late-stage studies

Monday Toon Roundup 1- Toxic GOP

Monday Toon Roundup 2- The Bieb

Behind the Penn State scandal: A community fails to reckon with its past

Monday Toon Roundup 3-The Rest

Listen to a discussion of VA AG Mark Herring's decision on WAMU's Koj NNamdi show

Republicans seek to tap California drought for a political edge

TOM TOMORROW: If It Were Terrorism...

THIS MODERN WORLD TOON: If Terrorists poisoned 300,000 people's water supply

HSBC is paying $2 billion, or 5 weeks' profit, to avoid criminal charges in drug cartel laundering

I STILL am not 'accepted' as a Star member,

Joe Scarborough: Lewinski scandal means Hillary can’t fight GOP’s transvaginal probes

Jade Rabbit moon rover may be beyond repair, state media hints

Rand Paul worries women ‘won’ the war and are ‘conquering’ men, taking their jobs

Caterpillar Plows Through Estimates, Unveils $10B Stock Buyback

Yukon Government Opens Vast Wilderness to Mining

why is there no outcry in america ... Robert Reich piece

Republicans Can’t Remember the World Before Obama

52 Dead In Northeast Nigeria Bombing

My neighbor grows catnip

China installed more solar panels in 2013 than any country ever has

I am your king!

Alaska resort closes ski areas as warm weather continues

Hypothetical Question: Would Obama and the Clintons be as successful if they were actually Liberal?

Neighbor issue what would you do?

Tech billionaire compares self to Jews under the Nazis, fears pogrom

JPMorgan Gives Criminal CEO a 74 Percent Pay Raise

Never Before Seen Photos of the Challenger Disaster

Automakers stay cozy in U.S. capital

About those marriages on the Grammys last night

CIA pilot Philip Marshall was killed in a black op – Wayne Madsen

Court Rules for Airline in Pilot Defamation Claim

U.S. Steel wins Supreme Court labor fight

Not sure if I am supposed to laugh, or just give up. Sexist alarm clock.

Map: Publically Funded Schools That Teach Creationism

Syrian Rebels Say Plan to Aid Blockaded City Is a Ploy

Free Kindle book: Capone: A Photographic Portrait of America's Most Notorious Gangster

Preibus: I Rebuked Huckabee Because He Let Dems 'Spike The Ball'

Why Is Herman Cain Trying to Cure Your Erectile Dysfunction?

The Three Leakers and What to Do About Them

Hariri and Hezbollah in the Same Boat?

What's for Dinner ~ Monday ~ January 27th

fwiw, I also donated last week but 'star status' hasn't updated

Seder: The GOP’s Assault on Women

An Evening with Canada’s Islamophobia Industry

Report: Maureen McDonnell Also Asked Donor For SUVs For Her Kids

Planned city in Algeria to be powered by gas-solar-hybrid power plant.

Is Rand Paul suggesting that

Atheism isn't a moral stance, secular humanism is

Blind man who fell on tracks gets new dog, but keeps one who saved him

New MSNBC schedule launches 2/24: Ronan Farrow 1 p.m., Joy Reid 2 p.m.

Schumer to propose "Avonte's Law" to protect autistic children

Find something to be happy about today (Monday January 27, 2014)

State of Conflict: Bill Moyers on North Carolina’s Right Wing Takeover & the Citizens Fighting Back

Police investigating possible Midtown bias attack on gay journalist

Poll: People Who Have Actually Tried Obamacare Seem To Like Obamacare

Why don't economic conservatives support government funded birth control?

This kind of thing just PISSES ME OFF. Women writers "of a certain age" should just hide it.

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio to push for pre-K plan in Albany

Kansas And South Dakota Consider ‘Licenses To Discriminate’ Against Same-Sex Couples

Newshour:In wealthy Orange County, a campaign to waste less to help feed hungry kids

Police investigating possible Midtown bias attack on gay journalist

State of the Union (preview toon by Mike Luckovich)

Newshour: While inequality rose, study finds economic mobility hasn't changed in 40 years

The Surprise of the Obama Administration


The jet set crowd in Davos is feeling very sorry for itself that no one seems to like them.

The NSA Lied to the German Government

Joan Walsh, Salon: Dim and divisive Rand Paul self-destructs, again

GOP Fully Understands The Misery It Causes And Plans To Double Down.

An Idiot JK spoof from Israel right wing.

Ted Cruz’s Shutdown Revisionism

Omaha woman loses $35K in new rash of 'grandparent scam'

Finaly, I can Introduce to you.

Rand Paul Says There Is No “War on Women” Because His Niece and Sister Are Doing Pretty Well

Japanese utilities secretly buy tickets for pro-nuclear minister’s fund-raisers

Toon: And now the Republican response...

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s $50-billion Olympic Games

The Savage Wars with the Hannity

There is no Republican war on women. Rand Paul says so, because his niece and sister are doing well

Tweet about Chuck Todd

John Cahill, Former Top Aide To Ex-Gov. George Pataki, Eyes Run For NYS Attorney General

'UNACCEPTABLE LEVELS' documentary trailer.

Pew poll: Deficit Reduction Declines as Policy Priority

First an apology

Check out these young kids...

Hi, Im new

Heard during Grammys "If you don't go to church, you'll go to hell"

'Madden' sim predicts Denver Broncos will win Super Bowl

How Far Off the Right-Wing Cliff Has Today's GOP Gone? John Warner Endorses Mark Warner for Senate!

It goes Around and Around

Never quite understood the term,

Bio Green owner and spokesman for Big Ed's show pasted away from the flu

I like this song!

Toon: Obama is wrong as usual. Pot is far more dangerous than booze...

Pic Of The Moment: Wingnuts Of The Weekend

What kind of a mother Wendy Davis is means nothing. No one cares.

Stop ‘Constantly Bashing Banks’ And ‘Lecturing On Ethics And Integrity,’ Megabank CEO Says


'Blackfish' Creators Challenge SeaWorld to Open Debate

Here's the video of the Grammys Wedding

Ton of toons

Don't you think irregular verbs should be illegal? Makes it so durn hard to learn a foreign

Zip code info...


Dismay for Pay at JPMorgan Chase

Like Your Hair’s On Fire | James Howard Kunstler

A new, improved Jordanian option

How Much is Too Much Pain to Bear? | Mickey Z.

Bid Ed is giving President Obama some tough love talk

Hannity delusion

Highest paid public employee by state

Kim Jong-un: Bieber Just a Few Arrests from Being My Friend

Budget doesn't do enough for problem gamblers, critics say

Rand Paul says women owe their success to Aqua Buddha!

Thieves steal Pope John Paul's blood from Italy church

Mike Huckabee sets the record straight: Our party is waging a war FOR women

How Republicans Lost the Farm

Brooklyn Councilman Thinks Upper East Siders Complain Too Much About Snow

Hillary Clinton supporters get a head start organizing for 2016 Iowa caucuses

An expected adversary, Craigslist of South Africa becomes an animal welfare ally

Tesla Superchargers now cover drives from coast to coast

Texas A&M fan buys billboard urging Texans to draft Johnny Manziel

The Simpsons Call Out Google Glass for Being Creepy as Hell

I'm taking major, MAJOR DU break.

The American world map of shame: U.S. Income Inequality Compared To The World

Possible explosion, evacuation in Gramercy Park

Goodbye Gaza: our correspondent reflects on her time in the Middle East

Analysis: Propane freeze squeeze may harden resistance to U.S. oil exports

GOP Predecessor Sen. John Warner Backs Dem Sen. Mark Warner

Cross-post from GD - Grammys Wedding Video

The Problem with Interpreting Scientific Information

This retired general should lose his government benefits.

So this is what the chances are to get into the 1% ...

Wow! I just got a Norwegian Blue parrot for my birthday! Ask me anything!

Central African Republic crisis getting even worse - UN

I just don't get this, please, help me!

No thanks!

Coffee porn 2.0, the light box

NSA and GCHQ target 'leaky' phone apps like Angry Birds to scoop user data

Famous failures...

16 Eye-Popping Examples Of Alleged Corruption At The Sochi Olympics

The White Balloon (Iran/1995)

Tea Party pastor Rafael Cruz says hackers posted porn on his Facebook page

When alerting on a post...

Has there been a political turn at the Washington Post?

83-Year-Old Nun to Be Sentenced for Sabotage

Utilities secretly buy tickets for pro-nuclear minister’s fund-raisers

Union Membership, 2013

Chris Christie update: Yet another scandal?

High school student self immolates in school cafeteria

Christie Crime Digest-Vol. I

What Could Possibly Go Wrong?: You Can Now Pre-Clear Customs in the Middle-East

CNN sorry after clumsy edit shows Hillary Clinton ‘laughing about’ Benghazi deaths

Gun violence in America continues unabated

Meryl Streep going gangsta

Another DGU

My annual posting of my favorite SOTU pic

83-Year-Old Nun to Be Sentenced for Sabotage

NYSUT declares "no confidence" in Commissioner King

Raise Social Security Benefits. Stimulate the Economy!

Fox News Is On Its Death Bed Yet Most Do Not Realize It

Kevin O'Leary says 3.5 billion people living in poverty is 'fantastic news'

Medical marijuana bill on its way

Grammy-Winning "Royals" Owes It All to Nat Geo

Imagine my amazement when I thought Rand Paul won a Grammy! Then I realized Daffy Punk was a duo's

After 8,400 Gallon Oil Spill, Safety Standards On Norwegian Offshore Rigs Questioned

How to Fine-Tune Your 401(k)

Vial of Pope John Paul II’s blood stolen from Italian church

Vial of Pope John Paul II’s blood stolen from Italian church

They're Fast-Tracking the Future, TPP Style, but We Can Stop Them

A 9/11 truth Super Bowl?

Inconstants of Nature

The Florida Supreme Court WILL ALLOW medical cannabis on Nov ballot!

Toon - Knock Knock

I am reliably informed that it will be Monday all day today

Get Keys to apartment the eve of the 28th.

Corporate Tax Cuts Revealed as Root Cause of PA Budget Deficit [VIDEO]

Oops! GOP's Empty Threat On The Debt Ceiling Exposed

The Gettysburg Tweet

AP NewsBreak: Ex-GOP Sen. John Warner Endorses Dem

Right Wing Watch: FAIR: Immigration Reform Leads To 'Tyranny'

Teen critical after setting himself on fire in Colorado school

The two stages of winter

The Techtopus: How Silicon Valley’s most celebrated CEOs conspired to drive down 100,000 tech engine

I need to come up with a stupid sports shirt idea by friday

Florida Supreme Court Clears Way For Medical Marijuana On Ballot

The offical Stoner Bowl football...

Clean Energy Experts to Offer Obama a Path Forward Without Congress

Feds Suspend NJ Slaughterhouse; Cruelty Alleged

Octogenarian nun awaits sentence for protest break-in at US nuclear plant

Lawmakers demand Obama dump Clapper

Key al-Qaida militant reportedly killed in Syria

New Study Details Gun Injuries Suffered by Children

Norton Alert

CNN sorry after clumsy edit shows Hillary Clinton ‘laughing about’ Benghazi deaths

Larisa Alexandrovna is blogging again!

Breaking MSNBC: Trey Radel resigns from Congress today.

"If you're so smart, why ain't you rich?"

Cruise ship CEO doesn't know about outbreaks on his own boats

Twelfth Doctor's costume revealed

Jurors being chosen in Delaware doctor's trial over waterboarding claims

'Share a Coke' — Unless You're Gay

New NHK boss ignites a firestorm, Momii's debut speech puts sex slave row back in spotlight

Koch Bros. are engineering a “merger & acquisition” of the Republican party

If You Used Secure Webmail Site TorMail, the FBI Has Your Inbox

Democrats Retake Control of Virginia State Senate

Map: Publicly Funded Schools That Are Allowed to Teach Creationis

More on the Davos Pity Party

Ring of Fire: 'It's Your Decision' Says W.V. Governor On Water Safety

At $84,000 Gilead Hepatitis C Drug Sets Off Payer Revolt

What makes a person succeed in America today?

The Next George Bush

ADOT workers find missing Tucson dog near Payson

Mousie's biopsy report

Corporate Tax Cuts Revealed as Root Cause of PA Budget Deficit [VIDEO]

Snowden docs reveal British spies snooped on YouTube and Facebook

Congressmen Go To Bat For Abusive Payday Lending Industry, Attack Justice Department Investigation

Poo* advocates let patient die

Colorado Supreme Court to Review Pot Workplace Law

This lady earns more than $9,000 a month by eating food in front of a webcam

I have a new respect for those who live in the cold states. Last week the temps dipped

George P Bush tried to break into ex-girlfriend's bedroom.

Colorado sees huge spike in travel demand in wake of legal pot sales

What We Must Do To Save Net Neutrality

Fire Safety: How to keep 9-volt batteries from burning down your house.

Pre Employment Profile Testing Should Be Outlawed

New Zealand doctor fights off shark, stitches up wounds, goes for a beer

New Home Sales Drop For Second Straight Month

Republican Senators Pitch Obamacare Replacement for 2017

Businesses Win Twice as U.S. High Court Rejects Lawsuits

Does Mrs. Clinton publicly support TPP?

Top 10 Jobs That Might Not Survive the Coming Robot 'Jobocalpyse,' Is Yours on the List?

We have "snow rollers" in central OH

Bob Barr talks impeaching Barack Obama with conspiracy theorist Alex Jones

Deep Cuts in Food Stamps Said Averted in Farm-Bill Deal

Who do you think is going to win the Superbowl?

How I Stood Up for My Right to Sit Down: a 10-Year-Old Atheist Tells His Story

George P. Bush running multimillion-dollar campaign

"Today, Rand Paul slammed Clinton over Lewinsky scandal. Also worried about Y2K bug & growing

Conservative groups were incensed by the massive marriage ceremony performed at the Grammy’s last ni

Florida Supreme Court approves medical marijuana ballot amendment

Republicans unveil there healthcare plan.Everybody pays more

Return arms-grade plutonium: U.S.

Abraham Foxman, Director Of The Anti-Defamation Calls Pollard Case Vendetta against American Jews

Chinese ships create post-Davos stir

Abe eager to meet Obama, Xi at Nuclear Security Summit

Seen on a SUV

Jurors being chosen in Delaware doctor's trial over waterboarding claims

Egypt’s Al-Seesi Gets Nod From Army to Run for Presidency

Inequality Doesn't "Just Happen"

Companies Fleeing Taxes Pay CEOs Extra as Law Backfires

Joy Reid MSNBC show!

backbutton focus

Insanity in school...

Repukes using farm bill to suck California's Delta dry

Thousands of schools ... across the country can use taxpayer money to cast doubt on basic science

U.S. Stocks Retreat Following Worst Week Since 2012

Americans For Prosperity (Koch Bros/John Birch Society) puts Obama's head on Stalin's body...

There's a bunch of stuff in my pictures temp folder which wasn't there before...

Army general proves need for military sexual assault bill via his own sexism.

How many media outlets will fall for the GOP's attempt at reverse psychology in

A cry of resistance that could reverberate from Athens to Detroit

Boston Marathon Bombing Puts Death Decision in Holder’s Hands

Third "Marlboro Man" dies of lung disease

With Guns, the Threatened Can Quickly Become the Threat

Even Republican Congresswomen get objectified

Apple way down in after-hours trading.

Paris Anti-Hollande March Turns Hateful Against Jews

Infamous Colombian neoparamilitary commander pleads guilty in US court


Carlos Miller squaring off with Broward Sheriff's Attorney at ACLU Panel

I wonder if FOIA applies to NSA-gathered info

The Snowden Revelation That Might Start a War

Cash hoarders are unlikely to ride to the rescue

Brain-Train to Fight Brain Drain (Lumosity)

Interview with Mary Lambert, co-writer of "Same Love"

Running on Fumes in North Dakota; North Dakota is not the promised land the oil companies would...

Government to Allow Technology Companies to Disclose More Data on Surveillance Requests

An experimental virtual tour through the Grand Canyon

NYC Man Dies In ER After Waiting Eight Hours For Help, ‘Found Stiff, Blue And Cold’

A Little (Angry) Bird Told the NSA What You’re Up To

Really - President Obama Has Had A Bad Year?......

My - oh - my. How the mighty have fallen!

Dismissal controvery shoots Petro to highest approval rating among mayors of Colombia’s major citie

I hate veggie burgers. Especially if I have to buy them. $$$

Joe Scarborough: Lewinsky Scandal Means Hillary Can’t Fight GOP’s Transvaginal Probes

Your Corbett Cartoon of the Year

Its still Monday

Uribe visit incites clashes in eastern Colombia

Navy Codebreaker Picked To Head Embattled NSA

St. Paul man adds electric motor to fat-tire bike for sport and business

Map: Publicly Funded Schools That Are Allowed to Teach Creationism (wow)

Candid headlining in the heartland of Europe: NSA economic spying

Gay Son Of Indiana GOP Lawmaker 'Terribly Disappointed' Father Voted For Marriage Equality Ban

Fox News analyst tells Tea Party group he can lead a military coup against Obama

Medical marijuana ballot called 'plan' to help Crist beat Scott

Have you picked your candidates yet?

Netanyahu's brother-in-law overreacts to Netanyahu's son dating a Gentile

New msnbc dayside schedule announced

An experimental virtual tour through the Grand Canyon

Ukraine 'to scrap' anti-protest law

UK Govt seems guided by same policy agenda as ALEC (complete with Doublespeak)

Winter Storm Warning for Florida Panhandle (snow, ice storms)

70 Years After The Siege Of Leningrad, Russia Looks Back With Horror

WV man, white, 62, shoots, kills two black brothers, 60 & 61, for visiting their own property

Russia, US Plan to Jointly Fight Space Threats

Flipping Channels - I Came Across A Sanders/Bachmann Faceoff On CNN Right At The End.....

Sri Lanka says international war crimes probe would bring 'chaos'

US looks at ways to prevent spying on its spying

0.01%ers fearing the Rich Holocaust, there is a ray of hope!

Petition to fire DEA administrator Michelle Leonhart

Woot, recruiter just called me for Tech Support position.

Surprises arrive with latest water bills

Why does my online video's freeze up??

Greenwald, et al, reporting for NBC News. New spying revelations.

Guns put 20 youth in to the hospital every day

Scientist says psychedelic brew consumed by Amazonian shamans could fight cancer

A conversation about the Confederate flag...

This has to be a full service staff...

Fox News analyst tells Tea Party group he can lead a military coup against Obama

NY Democrats Knock Astorino On Taxes, Downgrade

Cuba opens new port built with Brazilian aid

Schneiderman Raises Off Cahill News

Medical marijuana headed to Florida ballot after Supreme Court’s 4-3 decision

Obamacare Poll Bounce Causes Morning Joe Meltdown

Hawking: Black Holes Do Exist. Now the Complicated Part

Corporate Tax Cuts Revealed as Root Cause of PA Budget Deficit [VIDEO]

Just found this. Video of Kerry's visit to Vietnam.

'Pac-Man' Nebula Gobbles Up Space in Stunning Photo

The Mexican ski team uniforms are just AWESOME!

Cash hoarders are unlikely to ride to the rescue

What combination 3 words can make you smile? (and don't get my thread locked!}

Cuomo, de Blasio warn of imminent hospital closings

Morning Plum: Inside Obama’s game plan for 2014

Would this make you angry?

Racism and hate slowly flooding France

Is there a "right to cannabis"? Colorado Supreme Court will decide.

Citigroup Plutocracy memos

OAS head at Cuba summit in unusual encounter

OAS head at Cuba summit in unusual encounter

Man Gets Nearly 14 Years in Abortion Pill Case

Someone told me to post this here. No clue why, but here ya go.

White House threatens veto of House abortion bill

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NV Sheriff's Sergeant Accused Of Stealing Prescription Drugs

Report: SMU frosh Keith Frazier had failing grade changed as HS senior

January 27, 1908

If I was at the winter olympics, I'd hang out with the biathlon team

So... Now what about hemp?

from a race of masters to a master race

Deep Freeze In Midwest Puts Normal Routines On Ice

New grand jury indicts Charlotte police officer who shot unarmed man

Beautiful vid of JK in Vietnam a few days ago.

Can you be a Jewish atheist? Ask this Humanist Rabbi

In case you missed this,( not fresh news, lol)

Rabbits Endure Horrific Cruelty On Factory Farms In China

Iran Sanctions Push Stalls, US Lawmakers Mull Weaker Measure

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Tuesday, 28 January 2014

What else is there to know about you that most Loungers don't know?

Farm Bill Deal Would Cut Food Stamps By 1 Percent

Another Ethics Complaint Filed By Hank Greenberg Against NYS Attorney General's Office

Telecom deregulation

I'll work with anyone who explicitly renounces gun Prohibition...

Heading into 2014, the state of defense is solidly ill-defined and in flux. And the brass knows it.

"No man is free who is not master of himself." ― Epictetus

Mike Huckabee's comments on contraception have been unfairly misconstrued!

Here's a fun & completely non-controversial smiley I'd love to see added to the DU collection:

How Pope Francis' Visit Affected These Homeless Families Occupying A Church In Rome

Scarborough: Lewinsky Fair Game If Hillary Bashes GOP With 'War On Women?'

Watching CBS evening new with Scott Pelley

WV DEP: Freedom Industries leaked as much as 10,000 gallons into Elk River