Democratic Underground

Archives: April 1, 2014

The Wolf Hunters of Wall Street

I remember a debate between Andrea Dworkin, and a porn actress.

Kornacki hosting Chris Hayes - get the popcorn - more Christie

I know that health insurance does not equal health care

'The Costs Of Inaction Are Catastrophic': John Kerry Responds To UN Report On Carbon Emissions

CIA misled on interrogation program, Senate report says

Why is Steve rehashing his Saturdays show on Bridgegate

Judge won't block new Arizona abortion drug rules

Feels like spring!

Exclusive: “Fox and Friends” poster child accused of bullying employees over safety risks

Do you believe in Magic?

Exxon: Highly unlikely world limits fossil fuels

CIA misled on interrogation program, Senate report says

"By 1770, the top 1 percent of property owners owned 44 percent of the wealth."

Obamacare, The Unknown Ideal

I want to ask a question, and it comes from an honest and naive place.

Obama Told Military Leaders: Accept Gays In Military Or Step Down

Even snakes deserve to be rescued!

March 31, 1840

Furious Denial === Republican response to Obamacare

Cuomo's Ethics Carve-out

Homeless professor protests conditions of adjuncts

Saudi Arabia Doubles Down on Atheism; New Laws Declares It Equivalent to Terrorism

SeaWorld Puts Its Whales On Valium-Like Drug, Documents Show

Aperture melt

Feminist reading list?

The Macy's customer cleared of shoplifting: I'm kind of skeptical on this one.

How to peel many apples.

It is finally raining steady (Monday evening, Central Coast) !

This is why we fight.

Strange Fruit

Legislation Could Mean More Speed Cameras For NYC, Long Island

Ah. So THAT'S what a kidney stone feels like.

ping pong cat

The "Strange Fruit" was often female

How do you know the things you know about guns?

Photo: Huge rally for better schools at the Oklahoma State Capitol TODAY!!!

Obama Told Military Leaders: Accept Gays In Military Or Step Down, Admiral Says

Judgmental llama.

Songs with a great message: "Easy To Be Hard" from Hair

Ex-NSA Official Breezily Reveals Details Of NSA Surveillance Capabilities In Iraq

Question about knee replacement surgery.

State Withholding Tappan Zee Payments To Contractor After Latest Barge Breaks Free

"GOP: Predict storms, not climate change"

Exxon: Highly unlikely world limits fossil fuels

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Ten Cents a Dance! & a new Kitteh gif

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised-The Obamacare Photos the MSM Doesn't Want You to See

Congressional Hypocrisy

do you know that citizens are stepping up to launch obamacare?

Got an app for this?

Remember the War Ten years ago at DU in the year 2004 A.D.

Switching to driving on the right

This is what Andrea Dworkin -actually- said about Saudi Arabia...

GOP pitch to women: Forget equal pay, let's talk about repealing Obamacare

Maker of $60K a year M.S. drug, Copaxone, fighting approval of a less costly generic version.

I never thought I would write an Obamacare success story

NATCA Honors Controllers For Quick Thinking And Lifesaving Decision Making At Archie League Awards

CIA misled on interrogation program, Senate report says


Recent Senate Votes - 3/31/14

Christie's "Internal Investigation" Becomes A New Scandal (Governor's lawyers to be subpoenaed)

I was curious how to answer those who question how the ACA will be paid for.


Are you in favor of college athletes union? (VOTE at link)

Michael Lewis Slams Banker On Facebook Who He Says Is Spreading A Rumor About Him

Justice Cap Makes Your Face Invisible to Cameras

Bricklayers Testify in Support of OSHA's Proposed Silica Rule

It's time to get over 2008.

An empire’s ‘Plan B:' Proposal would cut US out of Keystone XL project

Zero U.S. Troops Died In Combat In March, The FIRST TIME In More Than A Decade

Maddow slams GOP: Wishing for Obamacare to go away isn't a strategy

Juror in Murder Trial Rejects Insanity Defense Because the Defendant Conversed With God

John Boehner’s Shafting Of the Unemployed Has Cost The Economy Nearly $5 Billion

Happy April Fool's Day! ;)

GOP Sees a New Path for Senate Through Iowa

GM Explains Chevrolet Cruze 1.4L Turbo Stop-Sale And Recall

Remembering César Chávez

I guess we're up against Jeb Crow Shrub that we're up against, eh? n/t

The April contest theme will be announced soon. If you have ideas for a theme,

Baby knows President Obama's nose

Obama's approval rating among liberal dems is 85%, but among conservative dems it's only 60%

Juan Cole To Pace Sheldon Adelson: "That ain’t Bugs Bunny."

Catastrophe 2014: How the GOP gerrymandered its way to Congressional invincibility

The Distributional Games by Robert Reich

$1.9 trillion dollars parked outside the US in tax shelters

Americans are demanding background checks

The House Science Committee has made some changes since Republicans gained the majority.

Five times as big. Five fucking times.

Australia says no time limit on Flight 370 search

SB2681 resurrected in the Mississippi state legislature

Lies, damned lies and Fox News' biased charts

Report: U.S. & Other Rich Countries Delete Call for Climate Aid

Cesar Chavez resolution waylaid

People line up to enroll for health insurance at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas

GM recall: Many victims were young drivers (a few photos of victims)

Now Available in The Lounge Bookstore...

After almost 40 years

The ocean is broken

Holy Shit, after 13 years I hit 4 thousand posts!

Man allows hyena to eat his genitals

BREAKING: Obama's Health Care Law on Track to Hit 7 Million Sign-Ups on Deadline Day

Charlie Crist (D) opens up about his former party (the GOP), and about Gov Rick Scott (R)

Dr. Housing Bubble 03/30/14

CO2 = Colonialism Squared

Dating site protests anti-gay-marriage contributor

Share Your Story about the Common Core Tests By dianeravitch

Ferris Beuller: Psychopath


The Fox News BS trick...

Earl Grey, the brew that could tackle heart disease:

BOOM, there it is: AP/ABC News Confirm breaking 7M QHPs by Midnight

Earl Grey, the brew that could tackle heart disease:

Be sure to vote for Nate Bennett-Fleming (at-large councilmember) and Rent Is Too Darn High Slate!

He was 32 bit with a dying XP OS, both the DVD drives were dead...

Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor Sues Glenn Beck for Defamation

"Christie's bridge scandal lawyers to be subpoenaed"

Davy Crockett knew long before "WE" did....

Many long-term unemployed may never find full-time jobs again

Just received my precinct lists for get out the vote.

Well, my wife shocked me today. She has finished Federal Grand Jury Duty and she said she has

Ted Cruz asks his Facebook friends about Obamacare, gets an earful

I don't usually like grave dancing threads


Troll level: Expert: ‘Jesus is Muslim’ billboards drive Christians crazy

Its a sign

40 Years Ago Today: Television Debuted at CBGB on the Bowery (Bryan Waterman)

Bush presidencies are like 'Caddyshack' movies...

Jack Horner: Building a dinosaur from a chicken

I gotta think Ted Kennedy is smiling from heaven tonight...

For House of Cards fans , real life " Raymond Tusk" on Rachel Maddow right now.

Robert Parry: Ukraine's Inconvenient Neo-Nazis


Just two dudes, talkin’ ’bout rape on the Men’s Rights subreddit

Watch a Woman Get a New 3D-Printed Skull

I received this email from Hobby Lobby today...SICK!

Thomas Frank: Plutocracy Without End

Don't buy Koch

Texas Windstorm Insurance Association sued for $600M for charging policyholders for Hurricane Ike

I felt sorry for Cooper

Happy Belated Birthday to Al Gore....

Just checking in...

The Chinese Believe That the Jews Control America. Is That a Good Thing?

I met Jimmy Carter today.

Obamacare enrollment season ends with massive surge

7 MILLION - Happy Dance

*Banging head on desk* a reminder of what Pelosi, Reid, and Obama accomplished 2009-2011

NYT: Panel’s Warning on Climate Risk: Worst Is Yet to Come (includes video and photos)

SHEN YUN will be in Seattle April 3rd through the 6th.

Long ‘waiting list’ for Florida vouchers doesn’t actually exist. Another ed reformer lie.

American Airlines To Phase Out Complimentary Cabin Pressurization

When it comes to racist border policies, Israel has no leg to stand on

Wow! Sandra Bullock and George Clooney in GRAVITY.

Obamacare numbers huge: Here is a guide to GOP excuse making.

Tell Obama: Don't Kill Free Speech - Stop Him

Gov. Rick Perry encourages support of high-level radioactive waste storage in Texas

Resource: Israel's persistent policy of land discrimination

US visa ban on Narendra Modi to be lifted if he becomes PM: Report

‘Mentally sick’ gays blast Makandiwa (Zimbabwe)

Rangers fans turn memorial statue into garbage can on opening day

We should root for the ACA to be repealed!

Far-right Jobbik party baits Jews in Hungarian election campaign

The Numbers Vladimir Putin Doesn’t Want You to See

Sweden Protesters Try To Break Into Malmo Jewish Center

State Council finds Colombia responsible for damage caused by coca fumigation

In Solidarity with Dupont's Heir court decesion it changes its logo

Decades later, feds still chasing $81M judgment in State Savings crash

Dallas museum exhibits Islamic art, objects

For my 10,000th post: Ginger beer vs. ginger ale

Whenever Hollywood makes the inevitable movie about Benghazi,

Tweet from a wingnut

Ruin A Cartoon

Stewart Slams Christie and the 'B*****s Be Crazy' BridgeGate Report

Thank you!

Okay deer just walked down the street

Journalism’s Search for Metaphor and Meaning

Occupy isn’t dead:It has Evolved Into a Different Kind of Movement

Venezuela issues ID cards to curtail food hoarding

UPDATE 1-Russia's Gazprom announces big gas price rise for Ukraine

On a scale of 1 to 10, Obama is a 7

Japan OKs easing of military-related exports

WaPo's Twisted Take on Poor People Eating

More mudslide victims found as state seeks new aid

Walmart Realizes It’s Losing Billions Of Dollars By Denying Workers More Hours

Deadline brings high interest for health insurance

New report details racial gap among US children

Police: Man dead after shooting at Ga. university

Israel minister: Pollard opposes release for talks

Macy's shopper cleared of arrest she said wrongful (Venezuelan)

AP: Q&A: Status update as health law marks a milestone

At 2 stories and 500,000 bees, hive discovered in Spring home shocks experts

Peruvian President Against Foreign Interference In Venezuela

Peruvian President Against Foreign Interference In Venezuela

This Crazy Russian Motorcycle Can Do Pretty Much Anything

Uruguay Rejects Blockade Against Cuba, Attempts To Sanction Venezuela

Frankie Knuckles, house music 'godfather,' dead at 59

UConn Women Defeat Texas A&M, Join The Men In Final Four

Designate January 28, as "Throw a Reporter 'Off This F---ing Balcony' Day"

Libya burns cash, halts projects to battle budget crisis

OkCupid urges users to boycott Mozilla Firefox over CEO’s support for anti-LGBT law

OkCupid urges users to boycott Mozilla Firefox over CEO’s support for anti-LGBT law

House Ways and Means Committee chair Dave Camp will not seek a 13th term in office

M$ Event log online "help"...

General Motors recalls another 1.5 million cars over steering issue

Joe is so tired of wasting his "personal time" reading about Christie on a Saturday morning

Cucking Stool

From the Morning Post of May 17, 1821- The Cuckoo Ale

Australia to deploy flying air traffic controller

Modi got a US visa.

Paul Ryan will release new budget plan on Tuesday

GM, safety agency face Congress over recalls

NJ traffic jams Republican U.S. Senate candidacy

Pentagon Reorganizing How It Brings Home America's War Dead

Secret US Senate report details CIA abuse

Evidently the laptop manufacturers expect the hard drive to never fail

7 Things You Need to Know About America’s Coming Inheritance Explosion

The United States Is Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading to the Poor, U.N. Report Charges

Tom Toles on GOP 2016

Jet Blue makes Emergency Landing at Norman Manley Airport

The Latest New Right-Wing Malady: Jeb Bush Fever

Obama endorses Senate climate hawk Brian Schatz in Hawaii race

I think the narrative just changed (ACA)

PBS News Wrap: Guinean authorities warn of Ebola epidemic, GM Recall, Mudslide Climate Change

Toon: Don't Say It!

Wonderful 'prank'

Had a ball yesterday.

The Sympathy Problem: Is Germany a Country of Russia Apologists?

A story of my daughter - Crimea in Crisis

Rock Star Blames Unions for Music's Downfall, But Venue Workers Aren't the Problem

'An Historic Opportunity': Turkish Cypriot Minister Says Reunification Deal Pending

A story of my daughter -cross posted as suggested by other DUers

Rally against street harassment April 5th in NYC

NATO's Putin Conundrum: Berlin Considers Its Alliance Options

The Trillions of Dollars U.S. Companies Are Hoarding Overseas

Stock Buybacks and Margin Debt by Mike Whitney

Shrinking Majority of Americans Support Death Penalty (It's the White People)

Senate Democrats Threaten Repeated Votes On Minimum Wage

Luckovich: Givers and Takers

Senate Democrats Threaten Repeated Votes On Minimum Wage (xpost from Congress)

The despicable rise of conservative pranksters: Race-baiting & conspiracy theories in the age of Oba

Zero U.S. Troops Died In Combat In March, The First Time In More Than A Decade

Mercedes-Benz introduces the triple decker bus: 'Jumbo High-Body'

Jimmy Carter Was a Lot Better President Than Almost Anyone Ever Admits

CHARTS: The Amazing Wealth Surge For The Top 0.1 Percent

CHARTS: The Amazing Wealth Surge For The Top 0.1 Percent (xpost frm Economy)

Kiev shooting wounds 3, including deputy mayor

5 Reasons Why Republicans Should Say No to Jeb 2016

Warlords, Corruption on the Rise as Afghanistan Prepares to Vote

Doctors at an Oklahoma Hospital Were Just Told They Can’t Prescribe Birth Control Anymore

7.9 million people with Medicare have saved over $9.9 billion on prescription drugs

Rise of the Cat-Internet Industrial Complex

100 Years of Right (And Left) Moves: the progressive truly trump the conservative

Wisconsin: Just in case you forgot, IT'S ELECTION DAY

$2.13 an Hour? Why The Tipped Minimum Wage Has to Go

Atlanta archbishop apologizes for lavish living, may sell mansion

Wisconsin: Leah Vukmir’s inability to follow open records laws costs state taxpayers $15,000

Data shows ACA reforms leading to lower hospital readmission rates for Medicare beneficiaries

Far-Right Texas Terrorist Planned Murder And Robbery Spree in the Name of ‘Liberty’

Poll: Toni Preckwinkle Leads Rahm Emanuel by 8 Points in 2015 Mayor’s Race

Regarding your transparency page...

Fox's Geraldo: Politicians Who Steal on Dem Side Mostly 'Ethnic'

Bryan Fischer: God Designed Women to Be Secretaries, OK to Discriminate

Epic Hobby Lobby Hypocrisy on Abortion

Report: CIA deceived on torture

Ameren (MO Electric Utility) Wants To Locate Shiny New Coal Waste Site In Missouri River Floodplain

Official: Obamacare on track to meet original goal

UT Study Finds Elevated Cancer Rates Near Flower Mound, TX, Contradicting State Study

A question, now that I have ended the Friday Afternoon Challenge.

Texts from Bill

NYT - In Absence Of Action By Governments, No Chance NGOs/Private Sector Can Meet Climate Challenge

Alberta's Long-Awaited Renewable Energy Plan Still A Mystery, But Gosh, They're Working Hard On It

Every Republican that mentions Obamacare calls it a failure

Global stocks mostly higher, Tokyo falls

Please take 5 seconds to understand that LBJ + NO WAR = NO NIXON.

The GOP's Amazing Doublespeak On Medicare And Social Security

Malaysian credibility in jet hunt challenged again

Nuts magazine is a victim of our porn-saturated culture ( NSFW)

The Rude Pundit: GOP Strippers in Vegas

Search for Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight Spotlights World's Garbage-Filled Oceans

More problems in WV w/ frack well

Christie Appointed Law Firm Is Same Group That Cleared Nixon Of Corruption Charges

Zero U.S. Troops Died In Combat In March, The First Time In More Than A Decade

55% of Venezuelans think Maduro's gov't is no longer democratic

On Opening Night, Relishing a Label Debate

Why do people vote for a party that is taking away the right to vote?

Help Us Promote Anti-Unionol!

Senator Bernie Sanders: We're Making Progress

Introducing Anti-Unionol

Flight 370

Sex assault victims find help navigating military justice system

Tuesday Toon Roundup 1- Health

Tuesday Toon Roundup 2- Climate

Tuesday Toon Roundup 3- The Rest

Hobby Lobby's Hypocrisy: The Company's Retirement Plan INVESTS in Contraception Manufacturers

These 30 Pilots And Flight Attendants Confess The Best Kept Secrets About Flying

'Out of Options': Veterans With PTSD Hit Pot Underground

Small Fools Day

About this time last year ...

WaPo/Abc Poll: Nearly half of Americans support Obamacare

Migrants face 'living hell' in Greek detention

I'll save 'im the trouble

Venezuela's U.S. dollar shortage puts health sector in intensive care

I'm Killer, MrScorpio's Dog and I'm taking over! Ask me anything

Iphone help please.

OKCupid shames Firefox users

How Lazy Are You?

Stray dogs from Sochi arrive in DC to be adopted

Should you get out of bed today?

Pro-solar groups: Bill would allow Duke to monopolize solar energy (SC)

Should you have a nap?

This Thomas Speaks, Unfortunately

GOP Colorado House candidate: "The heat has really been turned up by the Blacks in this country"

Holy Crap! Chicago Bears Sign Brett Favre!

I hate to ask this so bluntly, but: do you know who Narendra Modi is?

Danger zone: America's retirement system is breaking down

Update: Georgia teen arrested in false deposit incident

Roslyn Heights bus, truck collision leaves several injured

April Fool's (1957)

Hansen: A dropped socket, a lucky save, a key role for Offutt — and a scary reminder of nuke risks

TYT: How Can Anyone Take This Report Seriously?

TYT: ZERO Jail Time For One Percenter Guilty Of Child Rape - WHAT?

Bill would require businesses to give workers paid vacation days

Ukraine agrees to host NATO war games

Fox host tells Ted Cruz: ‘You’re in a minority’ on Obamacare repeal, people aren’t ‘behind that’

April Fool's Day 2014: Religious Origins Of The World's Silliest Holiday

How evangelicals won a culture war and lost a generation

More clergy call for gay bishops to come out in the Church of England

More clergy call for gay bishops to come out in the Church of England

TYT: New NYC Mayor Pushing Through Serious Progressive Reforms

TYT: Facebook Poll Hilariously Backfires On Senator

Harry Reid: GOP Budget A Blueprint For Koch-Topia

Obama To Deliver Statement On Obamacare At 4:15PM ET

Abortion restrictions pass 85-6 out of Louisiana House (TRAP laws)

Jersey GOPer Failed To File For Senate Race Because He Was Stuck In Traffic

TYT: Stock Market Is Rigged, Explains Michael Lewis On '60 Minutes'

LGBT housing non-discrimination bill killed by Louisiana lawmakers

Bryan York: If ObamaCare Benefits You, You Don't Exist

FDA Blocks Potentially Dangerous Hypertension Treatment from Market

TYT: EVERY Car In Los Angeles Under Investigation

Derek Jeter's farewell tour begins on Yankees Opening Day

How much freedom did Obamacare cost us?

One of the best investments out there: Unemployment Insurance.

TYT: MSNBC Host Defends Un-American Koch Brother AGAIN

Japan considers smaller whale catch after international court ruling

TYT: Campaign Ad Features Candidate Shooting Obamacare Bill

Legendary House DJ Frankie Knuckles Dies at 59

Lawmakers change their votes; controversial anti-bias bill will be considered after all

"Our Media Keep Shilling - Our People Keep Making Their Voices Heard"

Papantonio: Infrastructure Investment Could Save Economy

To what extent has the notion of self-mastery of basic virtues vanished from

Trans-Pacific Grim

THE GOP: What a failed, useless party!

Male-dominated societies are not more violent, study says

Male-dominated societies are not more violent, study says

Why people will vote against their own interests--

A Collection Of Curious Words From The Welsh Language

Has anyone an idea where to get

The Nuclear Omnicide

not heard from anybody, anywhere...ever

Pic Of The Moment: March Enrollment Surge Turns Anti-ACA Propagandists Into April Fools

Nearly 20 Licking County dogs poisoned with antifreeze

Budget info thread.

Is there ANY chance of Dems taking back the House?

Inside Libya's Militias ( VICE )

Sen. Tom Barrasso (R-WY) is spokesman for Obamacare Numbers Truthers

Harry Reid: GOP Budget A Blueprint For 'Koch-Topia'

6 Awesome Cosmos Inspired HD Wallpapers

Life is a series of disappointments.

Space Station Robot Forgets Key Again

An 8th Grader, a Gun and a Bus Rider in the Way

Time for a snack...

Kenyan Nairobi blasts: Police arrest 627 in Eastleigh

John Kerry: The hardest working man in the diplomacy business

Audio: Cuccinelli Rants About "vast left-wing conspiracy," "Humanist Manifesto" on Hobby Lobby Case

How mathematicians do April Fool's.

Fools and Knaves: A Pragmatist's View of the Economic Warfare Being Waged by the Republican Party

Institutional racism has been pretty much eliminated outside the deep south, right?

LGBT students say they were verbally, physically assaulted by members of anti-gay fraternity at UTSA

LGBT students say they were verbally, physically assaulted by members of anti-gay fraternity at UTSA

Yesterday was Opening Day!

If I were the Chief Strategist for the Democratic Party

Erdogan wins massively in local Turkey elections (As Pres clinton said "Its the economy stupid")

The Booties From Hell...a cautionary tale

Robert Reich: ".....where’s the Democrat’s campaign manifesto?"

Cobalts Were Seen as Lemons From Start, State Data Shows

More Things You Have To Believe To Be A Republican Today

The Paradox of Our Age ...

LPD: The Libertarian Police Department (satire)

some days are better than others but not today.

Why Are The Koch Brothers Getting Involved In Tennessee’s Bus Lines?

Happy First Birthday Lola Jane Pitt

Expressing Deeply Held Political Opinion Referred To As ‘Gaffe’

You sure you're pissed at the right people?

So They Can : ...

April Photo Contest Theme and timeline.

White House to honor Texas gun control advocate

White House to honor Texas gun control advocate

Kerry wraps up whirlwind visit, due back Wednesday

Customers Who Don't Know What Words Mean: Restaurant Horror Stories

Apparently the "Mad Max" movies were prophetic.

THIS JUST IN from {un}Orange Realm: Judge Rules in Laser v RMoney - GUILTY!

Silver: Dem's Farmer Remark Makes GOP Iowa Victory 'More Plausible'

Old Domino Sugar plant will bring close to 1,000 jobs to Williamsburg Waterfront, according to city

Human Rights Watch Daily Brief, 1 April 2014

The President Obama Big Papi selfie :-)

Statement by the Press Secretary on the House Republican Budget

NRA lobbyist blasted Scott staff over ‘guns in hurricanes’ bill

“Pirate Bay Bundle” shares 101 little-known indie games via BitTorrent

Mayor de Blasio Shifts His Press Strategy

The Japanese will keep hunting whales, even though they’ve lost their appetite for them

Climate change will mean way less sushi—and way more jellyfish

When is 7 member jury happening or not ... ??

1 year ago today... update

We got a live one!

Not an April Fool's joke, there's a warrant out for Pat Boone's arrest!

House GOP Budget Unveiled: Cuts to Food Stamps, Health Care, Pell Grants and Federal Pensions

KRUGMAN: Permahawkery---Being an inflation hawk means never having to say you’re sorry.

Port plans for 42nd Street bus terminal tower take shape

Family wants death certificate changed for man who shot self during demonstration on gun safety

Proposed raise in Nebraska's minimum wage fails to advance

What's for Dinner ~ Tuesday ~ April 1st

Robot bees are attacking New York

NY Students Begin 3-Day Common Core English Assessments

It’s All Over, Obamacare Haters! Why They’ve Officially Lost The Battle

Couple wins lottery three times in one month

Just a thought -but I am told that many large corporations are sitting on mounds of cash -

Carbon Delirium: Shooting Up on Big Energy

Saying it with flowers on Obamacare enrillments...

Republicans Rage Against The Dying Of Their Favorite Obamacare Memes

Lila Rose & Ginni Thomas Discuss "Tyrant" In White House

If you build it, they will come…

If the midterm lines look like the ACA line, the GOP is probably toast and they

Obamacare enrollment is projected to grow to 22 million by 2016

Obamacare Cuts Kentucky's Uninsured Rate By 40 Percent

Anyone here working for

Conservative Wonks Warn GOP: Obamacare Repeal Is Dangerous

Luckovich toon

Polar Vortex Chilled U.S. Profits in First Quarter

For Mercy's Sake, Get 'em a Coffee...

'60 Minutes' admits error in dubbing noises over quiet Tesla electric car

Syria death toll over 150,000, says human rights body

If Democrats lose the Senate who should we blame?

Chinese Investments in U.S. Commercial Real Estate Surges

He’s All Ivy — Accepted To All 8 Ivy League Colleges

Michele Bachmann's PAC Is Running For Re-Election Without Her

Just out of curiousity...

Yellen’s Real-Life Examples of Unemployed Omit Criminal Records

7 Million! Obamacare's Final Surge Proves People Want Health Insurance

Slug On!

Look who is pandering to Hispanics now...

Atlanta Archbishop Apologizes for Posh Residence.

NATO Orders End To Cooperation With Russia

Gomer screws it up again...

Mother Jones on The Cruz FB episode

Rising Manufacturing Orders Signal Further U.S. Growth: Economy

As ACA Climbs Higher, GOP Denial Digs Deeper

Obamacare Cuts Kentucky Uninsured Rate by 40 percent

GOP’s hideous strategy to survive as the “white party” - By Joan Walsh

NSA performed warrantless searches on Americans' calls and emails – Clapper

Split decision in Colorado court case involving photo of gay NJ couple

Fox are going for the "All or Nothing" argument

Tennessee Governor Leveled A $300 Million Threat At VW Over UAW Vote.

The right’s day-after freakout: Conservatives fail to grapple with new Obamacare reality

Always proof read your signs for TV...

In the end, Obama got health insurance to people who need it.

Oliver Koppell Says He’ll Need a Half Million Dollars to Beat Jeff Klein

How Will President Obama Be Blamed For GM's Problems?.....

Hobby Lobby's Hypocrisy: The Company's Retirement Plan Invests in Contraception Manufacturers

Young Americans Increasingly Associate Themselves With Democratic Party

MLB Trivia

China Milk Thirst Hands U.S. Dairies Record 2014 Profits

Louie Gohmert: ‘Separation of church and state’ means ‘church plays a role in the state’

Russian dairy plant closed after workers bathe in the milk

Obama Told Military Leaders: Accept Gays In Military Or Step Down, Admiral Says

Palestinians Resuming Bid For Further UN Recognition, Move Could Derail Talks With Israel

"I'm from the government and I'm here to help"

New Jersey GOPer Failed To File For Senate Race Because - He Was Stuck In Traffic

Senate Resolution To Honor Cesar Chavez Dies After Republican Tries To Add Border Security Language

GM’s Recall Woes Worsen as CEO Prepares for House Hearing

Two Different Mindsets at DU

This is the picture I presented to President Obama this year!

Uganda Celebrates Anti-Gay Law With Five-Hour Ceremony

Obamacare Enrollment Is Far From Over

LISTEN: In Private Speech, Dick Cheney Talks Bombing Iran and GOP Donors Applaud (LV Repuke primary)

Referees prepare for the 2014 FIFA World Cup

Right-Wing GOP Delegate Rips Elderly Woman for Pleading to Him for Medicaid Expansion

LISTEN: In Private Speech, Dick Cheney Talks Bombing Iran and GOP Donors Applaud (LV Repuke primary)

Obama's 2015 budget continues arbitrary quota for private prison beds filled by immigrants.

The rhetoric of civil rights in the charter-school debate

Simply Organic

The Progressive Caucus alternative to the Lyin' Ryan Budget

Casino siting panel sets criteria

Will Americans Buy Toyota Motor Corporation's Hydrogen Car?

Traditional marriage" doesn't mean what conservatives think it means.

More than 812K in NY sign up for health insurance

Public meetings set for PA-NY gas pipeline

This Jest in...Jeb Bush due to momentarily make an early announcement about his 2016 VP pick...

Faux noise charts

Tech Company Ramps Up Hiring Of Workers With Autism

Study: Average cost of U.S. wedding increases to about $30K

Two things . . .

Law could strengthen animal protection in New York

Senator Bernie Sanders: Democracy vs. Oligarchy

Sometimes your worst enemy.......

Offshore firms took 50% of H-1B visas in 2013

The fun of delivering pizzas...

'Just Salute and Follow Orders': When Secrecy and Surveillance Trump the Rule of Law

Justina Pelletier, a 15 year old trapped in a power battle among doctors

A Poison Pill for Iran Nuke Talks

Stephen Colbert's epic response to the #cancelcolbert twitstorm...

Prominent Islamist killed on Kenyan coast: witnesses

Well, those disgusting Baylor "Lady" Thugs got what they set out to do...

Offshore firms took 50% of H-1B visas in 2013

Los Angeles cops have every car under investigation

Airplane Enthusiasts Spot Secret U.S. Army Plane

Commissioner: Montana Senate leader (R) broke campaign laws

What is supposed to be the April Fools joke here...?

Son of Immigrants accepted to all 8 Ivy League schools

Colombia’s Inspector general using ‘Nazi methods’ against gays: Magistrate

‘We need help;’ north Colombia children starving to death

Russia Warns Kiev Against NATO Integration

food rave of the day (4/1): cookies

West Stumbles As Autocratic Force Trumps Economics

Randi Rhodes:Did Rush get so fat that he can't breath no more

China's Xi Seeks Peace In Europe But Side-Steps Ukraine

Ok, fess up! Which one of you wrote "Let Them Eat Tea"?

CIA TORTURE: It Was Worse Than Anyone Knew

LOL, Anti Obamacare Ad: Jerry Needs A Phone.

How Country Are You?

Elizabeth Warren: Wall Street Should Disclose Its Think Tank Contributions

Faces of Common Core: real kids crushed by corporate crafted curriculum

Correct? ACA covers Dental?

Thom Hartmann: Time to Consider Ecocide a Crime?

Thom Hartmann: The Last Hours of Humanity

Hippos Latest (And Most Fearsome) Invasive In Western US Rivers - High Country News

Issa Issues 7 million subpeonas!

Just did my 1st Amend. bellowing at LaROUCHEites who had an Impeach sign

Mel Sembler's back. Big Rick Scott donor. Remember his abusive camps to scare kids "Straight"?

Read the Devastating Letter by a Harvard Sexual-Assault Survivor

Awwww, yeaaahhhh! ACA BA-BYYYYYYY!

Glenn Beck Sued Over Boston Marathon Bombing Conspiracy Theory

Irish Lamb Stew

Heads are exploding

Next step in the ACA: Eliminate Viagra ! No birth control pills, then no viagra and

5 Traits You Think You Control (But Totally Don't)

The President is Arrogantly Spiking the Football....

Winter Thaw Brings Out Car Buyers As GM, Toyota Beat Estimates

Woman married during repeal of Michigan's gay marriage ban assaulted and called gay slur

The Gooder Democrat: A Manifesto

Bernie Sanders' recent statement on the ACA: “This is a big, big deal.”

Brazil: Fight breaks out during Congress session

Brazil: Fight breaks out during Congress session

Pat Robertson: Jews Are Too Busy ‘Polishing Diamonds’ to Tinker With Cars, Mow Lawns

No way!

Rye Playland Future Uncertain After Company Picked To Reimagine Park Backs Out Of Review Process

Girls Are Taught To 'Think Pink,' But That Wasn't Always So

As Brazil marks 50th anniversary of the coup, more people open up about the dictatorship

Tiger Woods has back surgery

Randi Rhodes:The republicans are targeting the 80 percent who already had healthcare

New Obamacare Graphic for Fox "News" to Use

Well what do you know.. they got their 7 million signed up for health care

Paraguay: first general strike in 20 years

Wonkette: Hobby Lobby Sincerely Believes Slut Pills Are THE WORST Except When Hobby Lobby Profits

Colombia lends Venezuela 52 tons of print paper

Paul Ryan releases House GOP budget plan

Do school dress codes unfairly target girls?

"Florida GOP Candidate Moonlights As Vampire Role-Player 'Chazz Darling'"

Louisiana Won't Be Protecting LGBT People from Housing Discrimination

Get ready to start hating the Buffalo Bills!

What is your delightful obscure word of the day ?

Jesuit school in Syracuse to appoint laywoman as president, a first

Obama White House Drops A Fact Bomb That Eviscerates Paul Ryan’s Bogus Budget

Exposing how Obama and the Democrats are cooking the Obamacare numbers

U.S. House Votes to Force President Obama to Crack Down on States That Have Legalized Cannabis

Former Bogota mayor would beat Santos in Colombian election: poll

Did you know new rules came out for robocallers last Oct?

Federal Agents Pierce Tor Web-Anonymity Tool


Good Job Mr. President

Can someone give me a realistic assessment of the risks of nuclear medicine?

Obama: 'There Are Still No Death Panels. Armageddon Has Not Arrived.' 'Time To Get Over It'

CT Beats Obamacare Targets, Ranks High In CNBC Efficiency Rating

The 7 million now under Obamacare doesn't include the people who enrolled

Osama bin Laden is alive and well and living in Utah!!

Tropical Cyclone Hellen slowly approaches Mozambique w/ 50 mph winds

Dear Pence the Dense:

Did anybody else notice 'the pivot' on Fox News last night? I watched 'Special Report' with

New Beer from Sam Adams!

GOP Budget Expected to Expand Medicare Proposal

I'd like everyone to welcome our newest host, hrmjustin!

The West’s Looting of Ukraine Has Begun

The New Face of the Radical Right?

Video: Spanish police attack and injure seven journalists

Pat Boone at Large: Arrest Warrant Issued

Executive Order: I'm Hoping Obama Signs The Following Executive Order on, say...October 1st:

Appeals Court Finds Florida's 2012 Voter Purge Broke The Law

EU's Rehn promises swift Ukraine aid, plays down Russia sanctions.

Tupac Katari enters service for Entel, Bolivia TV

Abbas signs international conventions; Kerry cancels visit

Democrats Bet on Technology Instead of Paying Down Debts

Does end of Windows XP support mean major security risk for ATMs?

Kentucky parents pull kids from school as atheist books are distributed

I think that Buzzfeed (which Dr Who are you) is a CIA government website

This is a GOOOOOD read: All about what ended the Murdoch-Deng marriage!!!

MR. RYAN'S OPUS - By Charles P. Pierce

Gay marriage will change the Church of England forever

Gay marriage will change the Church of England forever

President Obama Takes Victory Lap After Health Care Sign-Ups Top 7 Million

Well, I *was* going to sign up for Obamacare...

Lack of vaccinations blamed as Ohio mumps outbreak grows to 116 cases

Issa Subpoenas Seven Million Americans Who Signed Up for Obamacare

13 GM traffic deaths are tied to a 57-cent part

Climate Impacts Potentially Immense, Overwhelming

Telegraph and Mail concede on climate change

Dear LGBT Du'ers: PLEASE help me by completing a survey!!

What Vice's Stunning Financials Tell Us About The Future Of Media

NYC Board of Elections set to destroy millions of paper voter records

Shockingly, the current Disney-released "Captain America" installment takes on the Deep State

So now that Obamacare is a sucess, can we force the House to vote

An Atheist’s Case For Religious Liberty

Trickle down vs progressive tax rates

Dear LGBT Du'ers: PLEASE help me by completing a survey

"No," he says. He's just not interested

NATO allies pledge to beef up eastern defenses

The Hobby Lobby case is all about power, not religious liberty

Union question looms as Northwestern practices

Tell Delaware to fire Judge Jurden

I got your back partner...

A comment, a compliment, a method...

Industry group seeks continuous flight tracking

Irony: The 4-yr Tea Party/Koch Obamacare outrage made Obama's victory even greater

Advice to the Loungelorn:

State to crack down on illegal tobacco sales

Ever notice religious theocrat groups like using "liberty" and "freedom?"

Legal actions against Boeing for lost Malaysian plane have been dismissed.

Lorde's message to her fans...."flaws are OK"

Catholic leaders celebrate Mass in shadow of border fence, call for US immigration reform

27 Years Later, Jonathan Pollard Case Remains A Diplomatic Thorn

Ryan Budget Would Cut Food Stamps and Medicaid Deeply

Obamacare Hits Goal "Is Here To Stay" Says President- Full Speech

As a harsh critic of portions of The Affordable Care Act,

U.S. Confirms Warrantless Searches Of Americans

Appeals Court: Rick Scott’s Voter Purge Was Illegal

ITALIA ! ! ! ! ! ! !- this guy is out of bounds -mentos

Bill would strip governor's power to halt gun sales during emergencies

A "side-effect" of the ACA that the GOP is probably fearing

Shaheen Celebrates Grand Opening Of Safran Aerospace Composite In Rochester

From Wikipedia's new and recently improved content (for today)...

The Empowerement of Cuban Women

Bolton Takes Shot at Rand Paul for Being Soft on Snowden

Where children sleep...

Cuomo Pulls Plug on Corruption Commission; Watchdog Groups *HOWL*.

Can you believe someone has lived with me for 27 years and hasn't killed me yet?

Jonathon Karl (ABC-shill) is just going to have to find a new schtick now.

Tweety on tainted government - muscle - Christie's targeting mayors

Digital Comic Museum - Birthday Gifts

Ukraine Moves to Disarm Paramilitary Groups

Why is it that Republican Presidents run and hide after their term is over...

AP: Report: Tenn. offered contingent incentives to VW

Mystery Science Theatre 3000 TONIGHT on Nat'l Geographic Channel...

Thom Hartmann: No One Will Be Untouched By Climate Change!

Here he is at last - the winner of record Milpitas lotto ($425 million Powerball)

OBAMA: “I don’t get it. Why are folks working so hard for people not to have health insurance?"

Malisha Blyden exonerated after 7 years in jail.

I see Cheney is talking again.

Got any good political April fools jokes to post?

I am a lousy Buddhist and sometimes I hate meditation.

Homemade pizza tonight

April Fool's Day Release: AFL-CIO Salutes Champions of Working Families: Mitch McConnell, Ted Cruz,

De Blasio Says No Hard Feelings After Budget Fight With Cuomo

Ted Cruz' DEAN SCREAM: Impersonates Winston Churchill. A must-see 2 second clip !!!!!!!!

Today would have been our 14th wedding anniversary

rape culture is also when:

In These Times has a new look, format, content,...

Pass/Fail test

If you want an example to see what REALLY is NATIONAL FRONT ( Le Pen's party)



April 1, 1913

Not really JK-related, but some very worrying things I wish to share with you,( French Politics)

Any time I'm feeling a little down, all I have to do is remind myself ...

Koch Brothers' New Obamacare Attack: An Arkansas Trucker Is Confused

The “Billionaire’s Primary”: Meet America’s New Political Bosses

Koch Brothers' New Obamacare Attack: An Arkansas Trucker Is Confused

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Feels Vindicated By Abu Ghaith Conviction In NYC

Marcus and Joni Lamb’s Daystar is a network — and, according to the IRS, a church

Verizon Wireless: Why a Union? Why CWA? Why Now?