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Archives: January 3, 2014

Attacker sets fire to Chinese Consulate in S.F.

Family of slain Colorado student Claire Davis forgives killer

Lapid: Israel's demand that Palestinians recognize Israel as Jewish state is rubbish

Take Five (2014 and All That edition)

Proposed statewide ballot measure would give Colo. communities power to ban fracking

Both drivers in two-car accident were driving drunk

Campus gun ban could be headed to Colorado ballots

Critical Mass is free, but Houston police may begin charging riders for escort

"Housing, confidence gain as economy improves"

I don't understand Ohio: ESPN Poll - Which team will win the Allstate Sugar Bowl?

Hardcore cookie stuff.

"Free money might be the best way to end poverty"

"Is A Bigger Government Better?" (NPR Here & Now segment)

Pennsylvania appeals state Supreme Court ruling on fracking law

Who Did It?

As Obamacare begins, critics launch a new assault in ads

Space Shuttle/aerospace enthusiasts, check this out; 360 degree tour of the Shuttle Discovery

Snapchat suffers security breach

Israel arrests Islamic Jihad suspects over bus attack

NFL extends ticket-sale deadlines for playoff teams

Dogs poop in line with Earth’s magnetic field, says study

ACLU will appeal ruling that NSA bulk phone record collection is legal

Defying GOP Leaders, Rep. Trey Radel Won't Resign After Rehab

New Jersey neo-Nazi alleges discrimination after ninth child taken away

I'm going to the Packers game!!

On pedestrian safety, it appears that no change is desired that pertains to cars or driving rules

After year of stock records, a weak start to 2014

Question for those living in Washington State. When does pot go on sale?

Any suggestions on how to acclimatize Twilight to my new blender? She's been hiding

Maine senate candidate’s domestic violence conviction proves he has ‘guts’

Papantonio: Snowden’s Crime Was Making Americans Think

Dear Donald Trump: Winter Does Not Disprove Global Warming

The ACA and cancer patients..

Bill Nye vs Bad Science

I can't stop laughing!

SC Politicians Owe Hundreds of Thousands in Unpaid Ethics Fines...

I believe that he speaks for many of us

Judge blocks CCSF accreditation revocation

Two Questions:

In 2014, American Jewish leaders might lose control of the Israel debate

Sweet dreams tonight lounge

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Friday, 3 January 2014

How do you deal with Lost Keys?

Palestinian leaders prefer to turn to UN than extend peace talks, senior official says

NSA working on quantum computer to break any encryption

What "weird" or "gross" (to some people) foods do you enjoy?

Star Trek~ Happy 81st birthday, Lieutenant Uhura!!

Funny moment from Anderson Cooper and Kathy Griffin NY Eve banter

Good movie for an odd mix??

Eugene Robinson:The Affordable Care Act is here to stay

Climate Change Worse Than We Thought, Likely To Be 'Catastrophic Rather Than Simply Dangerous'

Left Lane Squatters - Read the DAMN Sign...

Conversations with Great Minds - Peter Schweizer - Large Corps & Large Gov are Dangerous

Bicyclist 25, killed in Springfield hit-and-run crash

Bicyclist dead after Bethel hit-and-run

Weather bad all over ...

Post something interesting from your state from Roadside America.

Police identify hit-and-run driver in fatal Anaheim bicycle crash

10 Fascinating Facts From the Man With Two Penises AMA

One bicyclist killed, one injured in Chapel Hill hit-and-run

Bond increased for man charged in fatal bicycle hit-and-run

Conversations with Great Minds - Peter Schweizer & Thom Hartmann Debate Solutions part 2

"The Real Reason Mike Huckabee Is Toying With A 2016 Run"

(Redding, CA) Civic auditorium operator tells longtime food distribution program to relocate

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Best of Malloy! & a new Kitteh gif

In Case you weren't sure that Margaret Thatcher wasn't an evil scumbag

Obamacare Train Squishes GOP in 2014

Cat talk.

Guatemala judge grants vice-president restraining order against critical journalist

Pinyon pine smoke, Sirius' poop, and the DICK named Cheney:

Go outside tomorrow, turn to the west

Honduran Elections: Another Chapter of the Coup

Drug dealer begs for jail to escape nagging wife

WCGreen has just completed his double lung transplant surgery...FRIDAY UPDATE:

Ezra Klein Is Said to Plan to Leave Washington Post.

OK, more Crop Circles, and these seem more mysterious...

Federal judge rules Florida's mandatory drug tests for welfare unconstitutional.

Indian gang-rape victim dies after being set ablaze

What is your weather like now?

hey Lounge, more vibes needed

Who's a good kitty? Who's a good, little kitty?

So there was this group of nuts who had a Facebook page and wanted to lynch Obama

Wellowater: Freeing women (and children) from the time consuming task of water transport

Walmart recalls donkey meat in China-DNA tests reveal traces of fox meat in the popular Chinese snac

NSA seeks to build quantum computer that could crack most types of encryption

Remember those 3 who blew up a house in Richmond Hill IN over a year ago?

Qaeda-Aligned Militants Threaten Key Iraqi Cities

Dogs poop facing north...

OU is making the Big 12 relevant!!!

Republican Governors Sentence 5 Million Americans To Potential Death

It's so cold...

Anyone know what happened to undergroundpanther?

The phrase of the day is "two penises". Replace any phrase in an OP with "two penises"


People should watch for traffic when crossing a street.

Raise the Minimum Wage

Snowstorm Brings Delays & preparations to NYC

Bill Maher on 9/11.....

North Carolina Town Councilman Resigns In Klingon

"Young Viewers Avoid Fox News Like the Plague as Ratings Drop 30%"

Father of the girl killed in Colorado shooting is wonderful!

I can't reach over to turn the light out.

Palestinian ambassador's daughter claims he was 'assassinated'

Police: Iowa driver had .435 blood alcohol content

Blatant racism at Christmas mall display in very white, conservative, suburb of New Orleans

"Murder rate drops as more survive gunshots, stabbings"

My new hero: Michael Davis. Father of Claire the dead 17 year old shooting victim

Amanda McGill for Auditor: Introduction

Joy Reid, AGAIN, needs her own show. WHEN? nt

After Yasukuni China Closes The Door On (Japanese PM) Abe: Why Is He Smiling?

The Guardian: Steve Bell's 5 Favorite Cartoons of 2013

Kevin Hart has three movies coming out in a month, and he basically plays himself in each one

NSA seeks to build quantum computer that could crack most types of encryption

Colorado ski resorts wary of marijuana tourists; others chase them

Ford to unveil solar hybrid concept car at CES

Just watched the saddest movie I've ever seen

FireEye buys firm that tied cyberattacks to China

Gene Wilder explains the tea party

I was wondering why a video I posted didn't show up on the main page like other video's

So Help Me Jobs: New York Official Gets Sworn In on an iPad

Ex-NFL Punter Says His Outspoken Pro-Gay Views Cost Him His Job

I'm thinking of addressing everyone as "toots" from now on.

The imminent backlash, take two: The Resurgent Left.

I lost the holiday from the 24th to the 1st to the flu.

CNN's Toobin Scolds WikiLeaks Spokesman for Invoking Nuremberg in NSA Debate

Poor Otis

Cannabis Prohibition ends in Telluride = County Commissioner first to purchase weed.

If Obama really wanted to spread Islamic law in America, he'd be a Republican...

Bob Grant, a Combative Personality on New York Talk Radio, Dies at 84

When someone is banned as a previously banned disruptor, would you mind giving the previous ID?

Religious exceptions ...

Northeastern BOGers Take Care!

Curtis & Kuby Return; Pat Kiernan & New PD Join WABC

Boost Nutrition With These Food Pairings

I Was An NFL Player Until I Was Fired By Two Cowards And A Bigot

Richard Dawkins Hate Mail.............

F*uck Bullies

City officials: Winter Classic post-game traffic delays caused by fans taking over Main Street

Does U.S. policy toward Cuba have a face?

Too bad trumad is not here to comment about Saban and Alabama!!

North Carolina Town Councilman Resigns In Klingon

British, New Zealand Teachers Found Shot to Death in Libya

Sorry Chris Kluwe fans, he's playing us and is a hypocrite.

LOL, Alabama.........overrated! nt

16F and the snow and wind have kicked up.


West Virginia man fatally shoots wife and himself while kids watch

Remember Bernard Kerik?

Company Leaves Colorado In Protest Of Gun Laws Made In Response To Mass Shootings (Magpul, CO)


Kerry Quietly Makes Priority of Climate Pact

Cuba ends 2013 with lowest infant mortality rate in its history

Lol someone joined up as HRMjustin at the cave.

More Bolivians Receive Social Assistance

Guardian: First World War Centenary is a year to honour the dead, but not to glorify

Three babalawo groups agree: An ‘optimist’ year ahead for Cuba

Do not tell me Humana ACA does not include vision care

Steve Stockman's acceptance of bitcoins moves debate over online currency to politics

Steve Stockman's acceptance of bitcoins moves debate over online currency to politics

US DOE extends Southern Company nuke loan guarantee deadline by one month

Federal judge refuses to halt same-sex benefits for Houston city employees

Federal judge refuses to halt same-sex benefits for Houston city employees

Faux Newz: Ship Stuck in Antarctic Ice Proves ‘Global Cooling’

Azle crowd frustrated by lack of answers about quakes (and correlation to fracking)

New meltdown at Fukushima?

Customers walk over dead body after Michigan man killed in store doorway

Margaret Thatcher 'made no case' for Mandela's release

Thatcher had secret plan to use army at height of miners' strike

Federal Judge Rules Florida May Not Drug Test Welfare Applicants

Comparing Medicare rollout with ACA rollout

Charter schools news

Democracy Now Exclusive: Dying Lawyer Lynne Stewart's Jubilant Return Home

Newly Elected Mayor Bill de Blasio: NYC Cannot Become the "Exclusive Domain of the One Percent"

"We Will No Longer Stay Silent To This Classism": NYC Youth Poet Laureate Ramya Ramana

Snow blankets Boston as north-east US faces storm crisis

APNewsBreak: Adding a baby to health plan not easy

With some heavy snows & cold about the country this might be helpful

USDA allows more meat, grains in school lunches


I liked American Hustle

Question submitted by Are_Grits_Groceries.

Post ONLY Spoilers!

Why Does Hollywood Celebrate Fraudsters Who Rip Us Off?

It Ain't Just the NSA -- Your Local Cops Could Be Spying on You

Marijuana Is Now a Retail Product in America — Why It's Going to Stay that Way

School's closed. Temp: 0.0°F. Snow is up to the dog's butt. How's by you?

We're Throwing Kids in Jail for a Trifle -- It's Time to End the School-to-Prison Pipeline

Ugh! Kim Jung un may have used a horrific method to execute his uncle. (Graphic enough description)

Watchdog advises ending early look at jobs data

A Simple Economic Truth America's Super Rich Don't Want Us to Know About

My cat Mousie needs a biopsy. Any help appreciated!

a question about Cannabis and DUI

BP Wins Expedited Appeal of Bid to Stop Spill Payments

Jersey Jazzman: The Petty Jealousy of Arne Duncan

NYC Public Schools are closed. Go back to bed. n/t

MPs criticise government's stockpiling of Roche drug Tamiflu

Is it Getting Better? Chris Kluwe, Aaron Rodgers and LGBT Rights in Sports

I Was An NFL Player Until I Was Fired By Two Cowards And A Bigot

A Yelp for Colorado's Newly Legal Marijuana Industry

Mass Shootings Are Becoming More Frequent

Who else has a snow day today?

Hulk Hogan backing the New England Patriots

Soldier gets 28 years for sexually assaulting her son

Facebook faces suit over private messages

Bill to legalize pot introduced in Vermont

Florida Will Soon Have More People Than New York

Fire destroys memorial for Santa Rosa teen

Elephanta Island and caves (pic-heavy)

Australia's convoluted visa laws force committed gay couples apart

Using Nuclear Power to Extract Oil?

Mayor deBlasio shovels his Park Slope sidewalk

I know there's a practical application for this

Cambodia garment workers killed in clashes with police

Obesity quadruples to nearly one billion in developing world

Charlie Brooker's 2013 Wipe (NSFW)

Madagascar poll: Rajaonarimampianina wins

OK, why does it take 14 days to permanently delete a facebook account???

Now that's cold!

The young people failed by society's tyranny of the norm

Conservative group calls to lynch Obama and make it a ‘national holiday’

In Texas, Toll Collection Outsourced To Payday Lender

a Year to test liberalism's fighting faith

Francis drew 6.6 million to Vatican in 2013, three times Benedict

Oooooh...a very secret meeting with the doggie:

Medicare Advantage and the ‘Theft’ of $156 Billion

The health care exchanges could have saved this man's life

No Need to Cyberspy; Government Officials Can Simply Confiscate Your Laptop

Jim Hightower: Geithner Gets a Perch on Wall Street

Art and Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

As Obamacare Sign-Ups Surge, So Does Conservative Rage

Bechdel-Passing Blockbusters of 2013 Made The Most Money for Hollywood

Salon ~ Why I can’t call myself a gamer anymore

"Major social transformation is closer than you may think"

Ted Rall Toon: Questions for drone defenders

Eleven attorneys general slam Obama healthcare fixes as illegal

FREE Films, Mini-Docs, Clips for Roe v Wade 41st Anniversary

Wild rice with caramelized onions

Colorado Pot Sales Hit $1M

Major Social Transformation Is a Lot Closer Than You May Realize - How Do We Finish the Job?

When Good Guys Do Good Things.

Stunning Glass Sculptures Of Deadly Viruses

Senator Spends Vacation Day With Homeless Man To Learn About The Challenges He Faces

The 25 Best Progressive Victories of 2013

Optimistic Thought for the New Year (A Battle over SS)

KRUGMAN: 'We can’t have REAL debates, because the cockroaches and zombies get in the way'

Do you think that feminists

As Obamacare Sign-Ups Surge, So Does Conservative Rage

Corbett wasting more $ on fracking appeal, says envi protections must be killed if decision stands

Original Cheerios to go GMO-free

Fired for legally smoking pot: The coming Colorado crackdown

Clay Aikin to possibly run for Congress

Why the Big Money goes into the Big Lie

Wingnuts called for Obama’s lynching. Now they claim to be oppressed victims.

Americans Forecast Downhill Slide To 2050

Who needs facts? We live in the Post-Information Age.

Palestinian protesters greet John Kerry in Ramallah, yelling 'Go home'

My Neighbor's Snow Blower Guy (a rant)

Democrats in 2014: The Party of John Edwards

UPDATED: Report: Kim Jong Un's Uncle Was Eaten Alive By Hungry Dogs

A whole new generation of privileged F%$#s

Eric Cantor, Daryl Issa and John Boehner fuck pigs together. (graphics added)

Video shows businesses lobbying Rebecca Kleefisch for more tax breaks in closed-door meeting

Found on the "say what" section of Slate this morning:

City cops, firefighters suspected of scamming Social Security

Excellent Boston Globe oped on Kerry and Israel/Palestine

Land Rover recalls SUVs in U.S. for potential airbag issue

We are babysitting one of our winged friends on short notice (RELEASE PHOTO!!!)

Woman ate only at Starbucks for a year

Gay Marriage Legal Challenge - Guv Says He should be dropped from case if Att Gen is not defendent

General Mills cuts GMOs from Cheerios

My fave photos from 2013.

Economy, opportunity thinning restaurants' supply of cooks

Welcome to the New America: Low-Wage Nation

France set to make it easier to get divorced

Out of Control: Failures of Outsourcing Public Services to For-Profit Corporations

The Fight for $15: Campaign for Living Wage Readies National Push

Pic Of The Moment: Fine White Powder Covers Washington DC

In Germany: 'Fingerprints for foreigners' sparks outcry

What's for Dinner, Fri., Jan. 3, 2014

Republican Reformers Stop Being Polite to Tea Party, Start Getting Real

10 Ways Snow Days Change in Adulthood

American life in 1914: How we lived a century ago (Photos)

Credit Card Records: Wisconsin Capitol Police Spent Thousands on Device to Harass Singers

(Norway) Men face court in 'biggest ever' drugs trial - 3.3 million fake drugs, steroids and viagra

Gay, Atheist, Millionaire Robert W. Wilson, Who Committed Suicide Gave Millions to Catholic Church

Hell yeah ... the ACA!

Addict Politicians

I've been inside for 90 minutes

How restaurant lobby blocks living wage for fast food workers

Rescue Dog Upstages Rescue Dog

American Indian activist Carter Camp dies at 72

Gillian Hills - Zou bisou bisou (1962)

Ted Cruz Insists He Was Right on Government Shutdown

Boy Scouts Start Allowing Gay Kids

How tall is Mayor Deblasio

Stop and penalize dolphin hunting off the coast of Peru (e action)

King Tut's Mummified Erect Penis May Point to Ancient Religious Struggle

I don't want to eat in a Restaurant that pays the Wait staff $2.13 per hr

"Mummified erect penis" is the Lounge phrase for the day. Modify away.

The Rev. Bob Nugent, silenced for his work with gay Catholics, dies at 76

Old or New Testament?

Name a so-called "catchy" song that you don't actually find very catchy.

Pro-fracking letter to Governor Brown has oily taste to it

Antarctica rescue: Xue Long calls for help after becoming stuck while trying to help Akademik Shokal

The coup already occurred.

A 137-Mile ‘Cycling Utopia’ Floating Above London’s Rail Lines

Construction worker killed when WW2 bomb detonates in Germany

NY digs out.

odd resolution issue

Billy Bragg - There Will Be A Reckoning

Why are we asking?

Senate Conservatives Fund Already Spent Nearly $1 Million To Unseat McConnell

Sleep flushes your brain

Ex-TSA worker wants expert testimony banned from child pornography trial

Remember this song from the 80's? So on point

Television Commercials - Day 3 of the New Year....

Just an FYI

This Might Be The Most Bizarre Campaign Video Of 2014 So Far

Five Doctors Without Borders workers abducted in Syria

What are all the colors that gummy bears come in?

Should the First Amendment be modified so that speech influencing elections can be regulated?

Friday TOONS

Knock-out game witnessed by Rose McGowan.

What are you waiting for?

It's a good day for some good old fashioned thrash

Leave your comfort zone and serve the poor, Pope tells priests

We need to talk about TED

Ezra Klein Is Said to Plan to Leave Washington Post

Clay Aiken of ‘American Idol’ weighs congressional run in North Carolina

Henry Ford's anti-Semitism

10 Animals That Went Extinct in 2013

National Archives: French planted 'bomb' in London to test security

They made me go through the Airport body scanner twice today

David Brooks And The Not-So-Subtle Consequences Of Getting Stoned

(MN) Governor Dayton calls off school statewide Monday because of cold

If you think Feminism is not pro men,

December Auto Sales Miss Estimates as Cold Slows Shoppers

Hello ...

Fifth Third Ballpark in Grand Rapids, MI on fire

Laughing Into Darkness - Why no Mark Twain for our 2nd Gilded Age?

More than a little Moxie: Puppy mill rescue dog discovers freedom at 12

Manhattan Home Sales Rise to Year-End Record in Deal Rush

Made For TV - So Afraid of the Russians

Hooray!! Porch Kitty made it through the -11* night. I was

Lion on the loose in Tampa. And be careful with the sharks too.

SHOCKING Things I Believe In!

Burke (Walker-lite) really says some stupid things

Fox's Benghazi Expert Endorsed Assassinating Obama Last Week

San Francisco Recology Workers Describe Rescuing Dog Dumped In Trash

Free Kindle book: Green smoothie recipes

U.S. asks court to preserve Obamacare contraception mandate

An interesting thread, about one of the world's problems. "Carrying Water to Your Home"

Cat Meet Snow


2014 Is 'Year Of The Bible,' Declares Flower Mound Texas Mayor Tom Hayden

I would like to wish everyone a...

Bill O'Brien: "I don’t really give a ---- what the ‘Paterno people’ think"

So, This is Not a Powwow

Lawyers ask Supreme Court to allow same-sex unions

Europe wants to block UK wind farm subsidies (and solar as well)

Will surge of older workers take jobs from young?

When I say "Chiropractors are woo" I get yelled at. BUT...

Obama Administration Urges Court to Reject Nuns’ Health Law Challenge.

Ugh... Shoveling. n/t

Nebraska federal judge shuts down blog that gained national attention

Neko Case - "Man"

No, Kim Jong Un probably didn’t feed his uncle to 120 hungry dogs

Good news! Orange County Public Schools lost an RTTT grant application!

America can change directions if it puts it mind to it. Fox News - Al Qaeda BENGHAZI Al Qaeda BENGHAZI

Omaha police find cold, crying toddler alone in parked car

This needs to happen EVERYWHERE: Idaho to take over privately-run state prison

Just took my first trip to the Apple Store. Dear Lord, what the fuck was that?????

I told an off-color joke

Suggestion for new forum: Guns and related issues.

Step One: Chose a definition or model of feminism

Idaho to take over privately-run state prison

According to this author "Men are Obsolete" ?

Now Republicans Have to Prove They Can Do Better Than Obamacare

About those flutes

Radiation on US Coast from Fukushima; the story the media won't report

The fight over my laptop and the cat continues.

Obamacare Medicaid Expansion to Worsen Hospital ER Burden

Something to be happy about today (Friday January 3rd 2014)

Obama Proposes Firearm Background Check Changes.

Chicago next Monday: minus 8 degrees..and that is the high!

Green Bay Cold Threatens to Outfreeze NFL Ice Bowl Record

Magpul Gets Millions In Incentives To Leave Colorado

Clay Aiken of 'American Idol' may run for Congress. Could he win?

U.S. Crude Imports Fall to Lowest Level Since 1998

Sen. Bernie Sanders Asks NSA If Agency Has Spied On Congress

Cedar - Riverside building explosion, fire

Obama Seeks Tighter Mental Health Restrictions on Guns

Cambodian forces open fire as factory strikes turn violent

Winter storm brings snow, kills at least 11

McCain Says Netanyahu Has Serious Concerns on Kerry Plan

Just got my Arizona Access card!

USDA opens door to new herbicide-resistant seeds

1914, the first true World War begins. Will 2014 be a path to the next?

Another RW dope

The Rev. Bob Nugent, silenced for his work with gay Catholics, dies at 76

Updated w Link:Camp LeJeune water contamination report Lists 15 medical conditions the Va will cover

Will surge of older workers take jobs from young?

Far-right "activist" claims Obama wants to kill him...

Lebanon IDs leader of al-Qaida-linked group

Mad scramble

Education, wealth and school quality

MAD scramble

Wheat Futures Jump Most in Two Months on U.S. Crop Freeze

"When someone reveals that government officials have routinely and deliberately broken the law ..."

'Saturday Night Live' comes to China's Internet

Florida Station Replaces Rush Limbaugh & Pals With 'Hot' Country - Ouch It Burns Says The GOP

Australia endures hottest year on record

5 Sad Ways A&E Became the Walmart of Television Networks

Bakken Crude Pegged as More Dangerous Imperils Shale Boom

"Pro-gun activists are worried about losing their guns ..."

The Chinese village with the secret to long life

Does anyone know what this is?

LTE: After Sacrificing So Much, I Will Not Let Orlando Health Take That Away

GOP Translator

Christie Pulls N.J. Top Court Pick in Feud With Democrats

Breaking News - WH announces Executive Action to ensure mentally ill

Papantonio: These Corporations Are Spying On You

Boeing machinists voting on contract tied to 777X

The Real You - Alan Watts

"The Wolf Of Wall St" Breaks F-Word Record

Lets learn to get dressed more quickly in 2014 (Bill Day cartoon, about current reality)

The Real News: 20 Years on, Mexico is NAFTA's Biggest Lie

CNN has definitely caught a bad case of Fauxitis

Al-Qaeda Allies Threaten to Take Iraq Towns That Were Focus of U.S. Surge

Democrats Breaking GOP's Long Lock on Cuban Vote.

Obama to Speak on Unemployment Benefits Extension Tuesday.

Idaho to seize control of corporate-run state prison

Bait and Switch: The Heavy Price of Social Progress

Just got a call from St Paul Public Schools

Jobs or Inequality? That’s No Choice At All

"A Seed on a Stone" - song tribute to Nelson Mandela

Government Lawyers Appeal Ruling That Threatens NSA Phone Surveillance Program

If I were creating ads for Dems in 2014

'After All the People We Killed, We Felt Dizzy'

Right-wing economist admits error! (This blizzard must have caused Hell to freeze over.)

Libya releases two U.S. basketball players held in Benghazi

Nearly million people displaced by CAR conflict - UN

Free Mannindela, free! n/t

Utah Republicans filed false tax documents to hide donor info

ACA is starting to work!

I don't recall ever seeing one of these weather watches before:

So apparently we're all going to freeze to death Monday night.

I already miss it!

Why we live in these miserably cold places...

Would you support a constitutional amendment that says that "money is not speech"?

12-year-old holds dinner for homeless: Story posted by UrbScotty in the Good News group!

Here Comes Mitt Romney To Weigh-In On The Melissa Harris-Perry Controversy

Tech question -How do you copy & paste text with an iPhone

Hi, First time posting in the group...

In Texas, Toll Collection Outsourced To Payday Lender

Right Facing New Unskewing Crisis?

A Liberal...

Palm Bay man charged for sex acts with family dog, police say. Turned in by his own family.

Ex-Utah AG Campaign Staffers Called Transgender Delegate 'That Thing'

Jimmy Johnson: Jerry Jones told me I'll be in Cowboys' 'Ring of Honor'

#GetCovered - Trinace's Story

Israel, US carry out joint missile test during Kerry visit

Yuppie Prohibition League Denounces Pot Legalization

Been almost 3 years now since the tornado

ENENEWS Update 01-03-14

Carlos Santana Reunites with Homeless Ex Bandmate

San Francisco's drought of 2013, driest year ever, since weather records began

Gov. Dayton cancels school statewide in Minnesota on Monday due to extreme cold

Rescue Resolution

The right’s Benghazi insanity reaches new depths

Another videogame classic

On Christmas Eve, I asked DU member Starkraven to Marry Me. She said "YES!"

Putin Tries Out Olympic Slopes in Ski Trip to Sochi

Poor Countries May Sue Over Climate Change

Russia to Test 70 New Rockets and Missiles in 2014

Former Gov. Brian Schweitzer (D-MT) coming up on ABC's "This Week" 1/5/14


Texas Student: After Reporting Rape, I Was Accused of "Public Lewdness," Sent to Disciplinary School

Maybe DU can Help this Man

Guest Lineups For The Sunday News Shows

Chris Isaak

EPA moves to regulate new wood stoves

Why Republicans Have No Ideas About Mass Unemployment

This Fukushima Steam- are there any good sources?

Next winter strom to impact Northeast named #Ion

Whoa...if this is true then N. Korea is out of control...

Harvard-educated lawyer Ted Cruz can't figure out how to renounce Canadian citizenship

Take an Atheist Leader to Church

Xpost On Christmas Eve, I asked DU member Starkraven to Marry Me. She said "YES!"

Rubbish litters Lisbon streets (outside banks) during waste collectors' strike

6 Reasons This Could Be Obama’s Best Year as President

The Other Democratic Underground Facebook Group

Breast-feeding is on the rise, but in church it's still an issue

Welcome back to the Friday Afternoon Challenge! Today: “Say Cheese!”

So what did Liberals do to offend the republican party?

David Cameron's internet porn filter is the start of censorship creep

Senator (Bernie Sanders) presses NSA to reveal whether it spies on members of Congress •

Jim Greer, ex-Florida GOP chair, now sells recliners

The funeral of the great train robber - Ronnie Biggs

** Free voter IDs available in NC beginning this month **

Funny pic from George Takei's Facebook page;

Anger Greets State Officials in Quake-Prone Texas Town

Iraq Fights to Take Towns From Al-Qaeda as Violence Spirals

Rolling Stone poll: "What Is the Best Double LP of All Time?"

Maine Rethug claims conviction for beating his wife shows his integrity

Texas Voter Purge Being Set Up

For Christ's sake, Florida

Syria Opposition Clash With Al-Qaeda Group

Jahi McMath's mom clear to take her from hospital

Bama fan had issues with an OU student last night:

I have 2 medical plans!

Are things getting better?

Eric Cantor:Unemployment insurance NOT on the agenda

Nick Saban hospitalized

Humane Society Undercover Investigation of Treatment of Pigs at Wyoming Premium Farms

Ralph Nader's Open Letter to former President George W. Bush: "The Country You Destroyed"

Thornicroft: Stigma Toward Mentally Ill = 20 yr. shorter lives

Why Snowden Won’t (and Shouldn’t) Get Clemency

The Minnesota Vikings

More Developments In Non-Profit Challenges To Contraceptive Mandate

Tilting at Windmills, Spain’s disastrous attempt to replace fossil fuels with Solar Photovoltaics

Michigan Requires State Employees to Refuse Service to Gay People

Death Certificate Issued For Jahi McMath Even As Doctor Lined Up To Insert Breathing, Feeding Tubes

U.S. waived laws to keep F-35 on track with China-made parts

Thomas Cahill: Conservatives are afraid of pope’s ‘pure Christianity,’

Glenn Grothman, Wisconsin GOP Senator, Fights For A Seven-Day Workweek

What is it with North America and our fascination with weather news?

Weekend Economists Wring Out the Old, Ring in the New January 3-5, 2014

Brutal forecast calls for up to 15 inches of snow, subzero temps for metro Detroit

How "maximizing shareholder value" helped to destroy the American economy and the American Dream

Did you know?

Texas Law Won't Allow Pregnant Woman Off Life Support

Chilling Police Video of Zimmerman's Girlfriend Leaked Online ("I feel like he always gets off")


Wherein trof and Miz t. dodge a major bullet:

No, Obamacare Wasn't a "Republican" Proposal

Utahn is starving himself to death in protest of gay marriage.

The New Warmongering Wing Of The Democratic Party

I've just been fed an ACA "horror story" on my Facebook wall by my sister-in-law. Help, anyone?


Russian Navy to Get 40 New Ships in 2014

Celebrate Good Times!!!!! Com' On Now!

Up To 7,000 Foreign Jihadis Fighting In Syria, New Study Finds

US Pressuring Egyptian Army Not To Back al-Sisi In Presidential Election

Four words for those wondering whether the Kim Jong Un "killer dogs" story is real:

In reference to this thread

The reason Ted Cruz hasn't renounced his Canadian citizenship, is that he may need to flee Obamacare

I confess I don't understand "rape culture"

Nick Saban's Worst Nightmare -- Bob Stoops and the Oklahoma Sooners troll the Tide in New Orleans

War? Who is it good for?

Israeli Deputy Minister: 'Even Gay Jews Have A Higher Soul Than Gentiles'

My mommy said to not put beans in my ears.

I just love this... OLD McDonald WAS a poor speller...

Attention ideas?

A few old family photos for a Friday evening.