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Archives: April 11, 2014

Breaking: Brutally Frank DoJ Report Says Albuquerque Police Use Unjustified Deadly Force.

DU flashback: Bush* dodging the shoe !

The $100 Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Television set to suck even worse....

Oakland Spent $74 Million Settling 417 Police Brutality Lawsuits

U.S. Sentencing Commission Votes to Reduce Guidelines for Drug Sentences

Hey, what time is it?

Greatest Volley… Ever!

Sen.Sanders: The Ryan Budget is Vulgar and Obscene

Fans of rock need to check out The Winery Dogs, they are the best new band I have heard in years

A possible fifth ping has been heard

Why would Bitdefender make a registry key so hard to remove ?

Education Gap Is an 'Urgent' Civil Rights Issue: George W. Bush

The Real Story Behind the Phony Canceled Health Insurance Scandal - MotherJones

The challenge is to raise $700 in our labor group for Matt at New Hampshire Labor News

What? You wanted that?

The President’s Civil Rights Summit Speech

I really miss this

Jimmy Carter talks foreign policy, lauds Secretary Kerry

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Spring Break! & a new Kitteh gif

Los Angeles teacher suspended for science projects

Phew! Close Call...President Obama saves the day..again..

Underwater explosive found near popular Puerto Rico island

Mayor de Blasio optimistic on labor contracts in addressing Central Labor Council

this is my state rep. so damn proud of her.

Pocket-Sized Wonder-Printer Would Work Its Own Way Across a Page

Rising Seas

Paul Ryan visits a senior center

Consumer Pressure Leads Avon To Phase Out Antibacterial Chemical

Giffords gunman made online rants before killing

22 Mesmerising GIFs That Show How Things Are Made

"YUCK!!! First this water tastes like chlorine -- then it tastes like piss!"

UN Shows 'Shocking Indifference' Towards Displaced People: Doctors

A rising number of children are dying from U.S. explosives littering Afghan land

Comcast Pushes Mega-Merger, But Critics Call It 'Unthinkable'

Texas Troopers issue Red Alert for Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott

bluebonnet season

Chile: Grim allure of Nazi relics

Archbishop condemns Israeli restrictions on Easter pilgrims

He's on a roll...

Israeli forces tear down tents housing displaced families near Nablus


Analysis: Abbas' move brings out Israeli racism

"Most of us never choose to believe in our country . . .

Kathleen Sebelius’ Biggest Achievement Is The One No One Is Talking About

If any doubts exist that Rumsfeld is an idiot, read this quote:

That LBJ speech really was great!

Hi from yallerdawg!

The First Civil War Reenactment.

Outstanding Documentary - "Neurons to Nirvana: Understanding Psychedelic Medicines"

How is Common Core working in your state?

'Blood Moon' of April 15 Will Fulfill Biblical Prophesy

BERNIE SANDERS Uncovers 1980 Koch Agenda- "What Do the Koch Brothers Want?"

Growing onions.

Gregorian- it's not just for monks any more.

George W. Bush Suppressed and Distorted Information about Climate Change

The Gospel of Jesus's Wife

Anybody Heard Of "DamNation" - Very Cool Preview On YouTube, Movie Link

Jon Stewart leads off with a tribute to Stephen Colbert

PA stabbing

Just did my taxes and I feel ashamed

LA County Sheriff's Deputies Admit to Fatally Shooting Innocent Man

Hey, asshole BMW driver, next time don't block the hydrant.

I Have a Nightmare

Health secretary resigns after Obamacare launch woes

This stupid meme is getting really old.

German Minister: 'US Operating Without any Kind of Boundaries'

Don't know why but I have the feeling that the "shoe" incident was a set up by the right . . .

911 service restored in Washington after statewide outage

The Little World of Don Camillo (BBC Radio)

CHP: Ten dead after FedEx truck, charter bus collide in fiery crash; I-5 closed near Orland

Judge finds treatment of California’s mentally ill inmates ‘horrific’

Missing plane MH370: Abbott 'confident' over signals

Crime Alert on U of MN Campus on 4/17

How Washington and its Allies Use Social Media to Topple Governments & Manipulate Public Opinion

I wonder how I can get one? Perfect for Wyoming winds.

Not everyday spent fishing is a good day

NSA-Leak Reporters Greenwald, Poitras To Return To US For Award Despite ‘Threatening Climate’

Some shots from Hawaii. (8 shots)

Photo's from Hawaii (8 shots)

Record 139 mph wind recorded at Logan Pass in Montana's Glacier National Park

What America will look like in 2050...

Police: Largest cocaine shipment in six years, links to neo-paramilitaries

Just saw the forecast for next week...

Hamid Aboutalebi: US Congress passes ban on Iran envoy

Senator-elect recants statements linking union leaders to FARC

I'm push starting my car in 100 degree weather

Needs more Bass

Blood Sport Puts Great Bears in Peril

6-Year-Old Asks Hillary Clinton If She Wants To Be Called 'Madame' Or 'Mrs. President'

Detroit plans to post legal notices, take court action if needed in fight against blight

A note to linux users about HeartBeat OpenSSL hole...

Drone Whale Watching Hawaii

Bolivia discusses start of coca sales to Ecuador

The Allman Brothers' original peak period, 1969-1975

Putin's propaganda finds willing listeners

Two Mayoral By-Elections to be Held in Venezuela Following Arrests

Russian lawmaker proposes constitutional ban on same-sex marriage

Armed Opposition Group Arrested In Venezuela's Merida City

Ellen Brown and new radio shows on public banking.

Father of Michigan sextuplets dies at age 39

Venezuelan president meets with opposition leaders

When Insanity Becomes Normal - Venezuela

IWW songs

I'm having trouble with the Jury system. I served on one yesterday & then got no result.

Ukraine leader Yatsenyuk offers powers to troubled east

A bride and groom in Ireland got quite a surprise at their wedding:

Sue Townsend, creator of Adrian Mole, dies at 68

Open thread for night owls: Infrastructure investment would create a vast number of well-paying jobs

GMO Bt Cotton Crop Failure Leads to Cotton Ban: Sorry Rockefellers

When Predatory Equity Hit the Big Apple

Mon Dieu! No More Work Email At Home For Some French Workers

Man sues after they allegedly forgot to remove his appendix during his appendectomy

Nirvana inducted to Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

One Reason the Democratic Candidates lose elections is the Conservative leaning media

Phrases that meant "being drunk"

Finding the drowned.

AUSTRALIA - Cyclone Ita: north Queensland residents told to prepare or evacuate

From Occupy to City Hall: Meet the Woman Leading the Fight for $15 in Seattle

Greenhouse gas emissions grew nearly twice as fast over the past decade as in the previous 30 years

The Coming Nightmare of Wall Street-Controlled Rental Markets

The Drug War Fuels Mass Deportation of Nonviolent Migrants

A Question about the Heartbleed Bug

GOP Armed Services Chair: Dropping Benghazi, Military did all it Could (Is the Witch Hunt Over?)


Erdogan suffers blow in court decision on judiciary

Tutu: Climate Crisis Demands we Boycott Big Oil just as we Boycotted Apartheid

How Whites Are Reacting to the Browning of America

West struggles as Russia moves to dominate old USSR

The More Dollars, the More Influence

House Conservatives Are Plotting a Mutiny Against John Boehner

Biologists Confirm God Evolved From Chimpanzee Deity

A Chance

The 'Gospel of Jesus's Wife' Is Real: What Now?

…But can you do this?

The dispensable warfare

When the CIA was an outpost of Arabism

Opinion: New American Reality: An Empire beyond Salvation - by Ramzy Baroud

'Get your arse out, mate': we turn the tables on everyday sexism

Sick Hanford Workers Speak Out For The First Time

After Palm Oil Protests, Procter & Gamble Adopts 'No-Deforestation' Policy

'Get your arse out, mate': we turn the tables on everyday sexism

It’s not about you, white liberals: Why attacks on radical people of color are so misguided

Tea Party moves to remove homeless from Buncombe voter roll

Heartbleed bug list of affected sites!

Fire on ship carrying uranium – news covered up

An ode to Billy Grahmn on MJ right now. Time to tune out...n/t

German Minister: 'US Operating Without any Kind of Boundaries'

Should Samantha Bee take over Stephen Colbert's slot?

Slipping Out of the Corset: Can New Prime Minister Deliver 'Changement'?

A Sober Look: It's Time To Stop Romanticizing Russia

2000 years of tyranny

Bird Strike: Backlash Stirs Against Lufthansa Pilots

Rep. Charlie Rangel: What does it take to curb gun violence?

Midterm Silver Lining: Dems Could Beat GOP On Guv Races

Desmond Tutu calls for anti-apartheid style boycott of fossil fuel industry

Because America Needs an Electoral Left: Why Bernie Sanders Should Enter the Presidential Primaries

The Iraq War and Torture Were Not Political Positions

'I Will Tear His Head Off': How the Italian Mafia Is Infiltrating Germany

How the Supreme Court Blowtorched Democracy and What You Can Do About It

discovered condensation on my lens (on the AT again)

Luckovich: Equal Access?

Gohmert: 'No Evidence' Holder Was Mistreated

Arkansas Free Clinic Closing, Citing More Insured Through Obamacare

Successful DC forum shines the spotlight on Humanitarian Impacts Initiative

Tea Party Candidate Ranted Against Libertarianism And 'Boobies'

How Western Is Germany? Russia Crisis Spurs Identity Conflict

Why We’re in a New Gilded Age by Paul Krugman

'Kissing Congressman' Rebuffs Calls For His Resignation

The Wall Street Etiquette Guide to Helping Oneself to Other People’s Money

Quote from the Quran

Cutting off our nose to spite our face on nuclear security cooperation with Russia

JPMorgan's first-quarter profit falls 20 percent

Merkel visits Greece after bond success

GOP loons want Boehner’s scalp – but their plan is doomed to fail - By DIGBY

Artificial cooling tricky topic for climate panel

State Banking

Michael Lewis hits back: “There’s been a lot of people mouthing off without actually thinking about

Right-wing pundit Ben Shapiro says Colbert’s act is “vile political blackface”

Want to vote in South Florida? Better wear Depends.

California’s drought plan will screw the environment

Large numbers of vets with PTSD live near military bases

The 60 Most Powerful Photos Ever Taken That Perfectly Capture The Human Experience

Boeing moving 1,000 more engineering jobs to California

David Sirota: Corruption in the Windy City

EU set to help Ukraine pay gas bills - Oettinger

Pope Francis asks forgiveness for priests who sexually abused children

Did Putin Blow Up the Whole Polish Government in 2010? A Second Look.

In Syria, a shrinking city struggles on between terrifying air raids

OK, Place Your Bets - When Will We Last See Less Than 400 ppm?

Czech CEZ Cancels $15 Billion Nuclear Tender Amid Low Power Prices

SoCal sonic boom: Calling card of the top-secret Aurora spy plane?

Interesting article from Worker's Power-GB on the Left Unity ........

Punished for teaching science

Will Kathleen Sebelius Win in the End? Legacy Tied to Obamacare’s Outcome

Rio de Janeiro police face 'image problem'

Modern Problems...

U.N. peacekeepers authorized for Central African Republic

Friday TOON Roundup 1 - Knife

Friday TOON Roundup 2 - Pay Gaps

Nuclear disaster and collapse of energy industry in store for Ukraine

Judge rejects video evidence in Egypt's Al Jazeera case

Friday TOON Roundup 3 -Repubs

U.S. judge accepts SAC guilty plea, OK's $1.2 billion deal

Friday TOON Roundup 4 - The Painter

Friday TOON Roundup 5 - The Rest

How the "Heartbleed" bug works

GM expands recall, suspends two engineers, takes $1.3-billion charge

Rep. Charles Rangel brings swagger to first debate of congressional race

residents of polluted US communities fear planned cuts in EPA enforcements

CIA's 'harsh interrogations' exceeded legal authority: report

CIA's 'harsh interrogations' exceeded legal authority: report

The loss of the Thresher: Why it should be remembered every year

2-year old shot while watching TV

Dems run on, not from, the ACA

SAC Capital sentenced under $1.8-billion fraud deal

Senator Mark Begich runs first ad supporting the ACA

Into the 'Truther Jungle

‘Not my choice’

What's for Dinner ~ Friday ~ April 11th

Navy unveils its mach 7 magnetic mangler

25 of the greatest science fiction books ever written

Corn ain't the only answer:

Exclusive Survey Shows A Majority Of Americans Believe LGBT-Inclusive Ads Accurately Reflect Today’s

Coldwater Creek files for bankruptcy protection

Connecticut Republicans Shower Jeb Bush With Applause

Pope asks pardon for sex abuse by priests

Tyrion and Dany are meant to eventually find each other...

Wells Fargo's earnings rise 14 percent

JPMorgan Earnings Fall 18.5% on Slowdown in Trading and Mortgage Lending

Funniest cat pic you'll see today. Guaranteed.

Spaldeen's thread has sparked a question I want to ask (and it's weird, even for me)

Could new Bills stadium be built in Niagara Falls?

Meet California Man (Florida Man's long lost twin living on the West Coast)

Dangerous Hydro Fracking Coming To Illinois - Jeff Biggers Discusses

6 most absurd things the Christian right has blamed on gays

Study: Fox News Climate Change Coverage 72% Misleading

“12 Years a Slave” and the GOP

FL Sex Offender Burns Down Trailer Because Lesbians Live There

Guests on Real Time

World map with place names swapped out for their original meanings

The Doom Loop of Oligarchy

Internet safety, and your cat...

Heartbleed Security Threat

13 Year old does Nuclear Fusion. Was on Letterman.

F-35's Stealth, EW Not Enough, So JSF And Navy Need Growlers; Boeing Says 50-100 More

Protesters want Gates Foundation to stop investing in prison operator

Pope Asks Pardon for Sex Abuse by Priests

‘Throw A Frag Grenade’ Into Acquisition Or ‘Do No Harm:’ Navy Struggles With Innovation

Special-Ed Student Who Recorded Bullies Accused of Felony Wiretapping

Homeopathy dismissed by National Health and Medical Research Council [Australia]

DoD Withholds $25.7M Payment To Pratt & Whitney For F135

Percy Lavon Julian Birthday.

U.S. Marine Surprises His Brother at Practice

Eliminate 15K Iranian Centrifuges, Thousands of Kilos of Uranium: Shape Of Nuclear Deal

Trial of Occupy activist struggles to find jurors impartial to protest movement

Scott Brown's Pickup Truck Is Back In First NH Senate Ad

Another Obama nominee in trouble? .....for believing in science.

Silent thread, for Day of Silence

"we fed him a good f--ken’ six f--ken’ serves underneath that door once a f--ken’ day man,”

Woman Was Told She Needed To “Repent” For Being Raped At My Christian College


Holy Bible clears first hurdle to becoming Louisiana's official state book

Gas station signs with gay slur causing controversy in LaGrange Georgia

The Earth Shook for a Half Hour

Chris Hedges and Eugene Jarecki:The Failed War on Drugs

Cops keep neighbors from helping injured dog in street

Global Religious Diversity

Went to 4TH. Ave here in Tucson!

Climate imbalance – disparity in the quality of research by contrarian and mainstream scientists

Dear Diary...

Ryan and the code words of race

Alphabet sandwich - anybody hungry?

Louisiana lawmakers advance bill that would make the Bible the state’s official book

It's not just guitars United breaks

Essay: Anatomy of the Deep State

Who wants to help me with the DU Fix-up Projects. Just heading home from Home Depot with Supplies..

Sian Beilock wants to know why we choke under pressure (Math anxiety)

Anti-gay crusader Peter LaBarbara detained in Canada under ‘hate propaganda’ law

Amazon offers employees $5,000 to quit

VA GOP candidate: No incest exception for abortion because sometimes it’s ‘voluntary’

Social Security, Treasury target taxpayers for their parents’ decades-old debts

Store owner orders strip search of black couple over $3 earrings: ‘You people always steal’

Pic Of The Moment: Vote Republican, Get This...

Actual NYT Headline: "Sebelius Resigns After Troubles Over Health Care Site"

6.1-magnitude earthquake shakes Nicaragua

German finance minister: G7 ministers agreed Ukraine crisis must be solved together

Oh man, this is gonna be big! Saw it on Wingnut friend's FB page

Russia Begins Transfer of First Warship Back to Ukraine – Source

Today's bullet points

Zero hides for forum hosts?

The Deadly Pine Cone Viper right before it strikes...

Tropical Cyclone Ita near northeast Australia

Ukraine: Russian propaganda and three disaster scenarios

The FBI Has Been Secretly Fighting Alongside The US Military In Iraq And Afghanistan

From Kabul to Cairo, the Killing and Jailing of Journalists Continues

Elites don't feel the effect of Environmental collapse until much later than Commoners...

Leader: the lessons of the Afghanistan misadventure have not been learned

Colbert rips O'Reilly a new one...

Yet more evidence raising taxes on the wealthy does not hurt the economy

Rand Paul wants all pilots armed

Latest round of negotiations between P5+1 and Iran indicate deal still on track, despite remaining o

Ukraine Premier Bids to Calm East as Putin Presses Europe

Jefferson Center gives nine Jefferson Muzzle awards

There was a 6.1 quake in Nicaragua yesterday

NRDC Report: Potentially Unsafe Chemicals in Food Threaten Public Health

Producer Prices Up; Consumer Sentiment Hits 9-Month High

A question about the civility rules

Tutu: Climate Crisis Demands we Boycott Big Oil just as we Boycotted Apartheid

Whats up with Big Ed and all this sports talk

Doctors implant lab-grown vagina (BBC)

Hi-tech goggles 'detect cancer cells' (BBC)

Palestinians condemn Israeli sanctions as 'piracy'

On dissipating the future impact of malicious psychopaths, a story premise

Palestinians join Geneva Conventions

For Washington Lobbyists, Ukraine's Crisis Spells Opportunity

Ebola Outbreak Empties Hotels as West Africa Borders Closed

New posting on lounge bulletin board

Collin Boots | Are atheists persecuted in America?

‘Indian Spider-Man’ Political Candidate Climbs A Building For Votes

Are Christians really the world’s most persecuted religious group?

Heartbleed's engineer: It was an 'accident'

Let's Play A Game! See If You Can Guess The One Guy In America Unhappy About Colbert:

Pope Francis Asks Forgiveness For Catholic Clergy Child Abuse

$1tn student debt crisis crushes home-buying dream (BBC)

Michael Eric Dyson to Cornel West: You ain’t that important

Disease Outbreak Warnings Via Social Media Sought by U.S.

Assad's staying power on show

Ukraine Miners Don Camouflage as East Revolt Mimics West

Reducing car pollution easier than UN experts thought (BBC)

Tennessee Legislature Passes Bill Criminalizing Pregnancy

Report: 85% Of Pensions Could Fail In 30 Years

Anyone know a good free ftp program? free wsftple isn't available anymore

TeaBaggers have been DEMANDING for years that WH allow fracking companies to lease public lands.

The 100 most distinct and rare birds (BBC)

Germany's green dreams meet harsh reality (BBC)

Spring has sproinged in my yard

Remember when a bunch of fundies got pissed off at Kate Perry for Allah necklace

Bertha V.'s wife cracked her up last night.

Have those two ReTHUG scumbags resigned yet

I am thrilled to announce that Lisa Stewart of Decanto Anthology has accepted two of my poems!

In Mexico, Artists Can Pay Taxes With Artwork - Eva Hershaw - The Atlantic

Ohio geologists link seismic activity to fracking

Right-Wing Media #FAIL - Mediaite and "Faux" Edition

SC Senate Bill says "mammoths created on sixth day of creation"

Meet the New Kochs: The DeVos Clan's Plan to Defund the Left

The dumbest thing the right is saying about Sebelius’s replacement

U.S. Sentencing Commission votes to cut terms for drug crimes

2 reporters who probed NSA surveillance back in US

Let's Talk Clinton-Warren 2016 (Are you cringing?)

Arrival of Greenwald and Poitras in U.S.

denounce the Koch Brothers

It should be legal to claim homeopathy works, but only if you don't sell it.

Apparently, it's come time for this to make the rounds again. (Re: woo)

Medical Examiner Updates List of Victims of SR530 Landslide April 11 at 7:30 AM (36 ID'd)

You know what this face says?

Inspired by the other thread, Will You Have Sex With Me

Toon: Equal pay for women!

Why Wendy Can Win:

Tweet: Fox News search for an actual ObamaCare victim...

Ohio regulators link seismic activity to fracking

So much for the nation’s falling stature

OK,ok enough already......

Stand WITH President Obama. The ACA is a GOOD THING...BE PROUD!

Hey Girl,

H-1B applications surge to 172,500, twice the cap

Pres Jimmy Carter: Why a generation of white men have solidly embraced the GOP

Should we ban after hours work e-mail?

Twitter Engineer Denies Rape Charges

5 Ways Paul Ryan’s Budget Screws Seniors

VA GOP candidate: No incest exception for abortion because sometimes it’s ‘voluntary’

Why Wendy Can't Win--

Concerning Posse Comitatus

Toon: We need to expand if Medicaid doesn't...

Plagued by poor infrastructure, climate denialism, and a patchwork of unregulated fracking wells and

Paul Krugman: Health Care Nightmare

Thank You Sec. Sebelius for a Job Well Done.

Why after almost 20 hours do we still not know who the woman was that threw a shoe at

Palestinians draw line at criminal court

Time to end the subcontinent's family feud

Who Is the Real Enemy of the US?

UPDATE: Up to 5,000 Armed Militia Members Will Be Arriving in Bunkerville, Nevada Today

In Rooms Where Our Own Opinions Echo

Police ID woman accused of throwing shoe at Hillary Clinton

Dan Kane (N&O) "rewrote" Nov 17, 2012 Willingham UNC story whistleblower story Jan 9, 2014

TV's Frank: Limbaugh calls CBS hiring of Colbert an attack..

Now Fox News Is Defending Tobacco-Cancer Denial

Tokyo funds matchmaking parties to boost birth rate

Armed Right-Wing Militia Members Descend On Nevada To Help Rancher Defy Court Order

Florida House passes bill to make killing fetuses a crime

Those gut-wrenching Olestra chips from the ’90s might have been good for us

Jay Stamper, Democrat, running against Lindsey Graham.

Mercury moves through Grand Cross

Stephen Colbert Is the Best Source of Science on TV

Claims British territory of Diego Garcia was 'used by US as a secret jail to hold terror suspects'

Well, I'll be! Johnny Football aced his Wonderlic!

Girls from 2013 Glock Shooting Team

Al Jazeera America cuts dozens of staffers

Just installed the latest Win 8 upgrade...

CIA and White House under pressure after Senate torture report leaks

President Obama's statement nominating new Secretary of HHS

Conservatives Want to Oust John Boehner, But Have No Clue How

The Rude Pundit - Boehner's Benghazi Blues

Bill Moyers Speaks to Historian re: FDR and "The Four Freedoms" & why we should never forget..

NSA Said to Have Used Heartbleed Bug, Exposing Consumers

White House pressed to release report into CIA torture programme/Financial Times UK

Its Brunch with Bernie Sanders hour.

Bitcoins Are An Expression of Property Violation

What happens when a bully pushes too far?

The Trans-Pacific Partnership Is Terrible for Public Health

Triangle area gardeners....veggie seedlings are nearly ready

Hello: Total bicycle newbie here, not sure I'm in the right place

What’s Next in the Search for Flight 370

husband had his follow-up with the neuro yesterday

i get so excited when the "my subscriptions" tab lights up

Bunkerville, Nevada - Gateway to Mesquite, NV

reported today: first human recipients of lab-grown vaginas using patients' own cells

Dennis Kucinich

Jesse Winchester has passed at 69.

Seriously? We could lose to these guys?

Another Google bus blockade, this time targeting a Google employee

Interesting take from a theist about the film Heaven Is for Real.

First knock me over with a feather and then take a peek at who's gonna move to my town

Harvard Faculty Slam College Over ‘Misconstrued’ Climate Change Pledge

Randi Rhodes: Welcome to Florida stand your ground and hold your pee

What's the best wireless network name you ever saw?

What Happened to the American Dream?

Why Won't Washington Take on Wall Street's Biggest Crimes?

Are DUers watching Obama speaking about the right to vote

What's one little word?

In pictures: Russian military build-up near Ukraine

Food and oil price correlation, 2000 to 2014

Either We Right the Ship or We Will Sink

Yes, President Obama is right. The 113th Congress will be the least productive in history.

Woo is woo.

CT House Mows Down Bill Banning GMO Grass Seed.

Hillary shoe assailant Obsessed with Movie Theatre shooter

Norway's Sovereign Wealth Fund Considers Fossil Fuel Divestment

"The Right Searches for Obamacare Replacement, Finds Obamacare"

Backyard BBQ sweepstakes w/ Wendy and Willie

Psssssssssssssst Former ReTHUG Gov. John Rowland Pleads Not Guilty to Federal Charges

No, France Did Not Ban Workers From Answering Emails After 6 P.M.

Independent Review Discredits UNC Academic Advisor's Findings

Woman gets life in prison in stiletto heel slaying

The Cardinal Grand Cross

Strike For America: Chicago Teachers Against Austerity - Micah Uetricht Discusses His Book

I'm angry

Wonkette: Take Ben Stein’s Money

Thank you!

Deal reached to avoid New York City doorman strike

Groups Want Federal Autism Dollars Reallocated

It seems like every GD thread on sexism is the same

Cat returned to original home -- Owners say "He farts too much".

Awesome addition to reply

Please say it ain't so!

"Despicable Rick" --->

Why college football unionization may not be a slam dunk (to mix metaphors)

The Week-end Economists 4/11-13. Fuddniks Taxi ride to Hell Edition.

Olbermann: Get Lost Barry Bonds

If it's Friday it must be time for Bill Maher. 10pm HBO and here's the guest list

Israeli-Palestinian peace talks had no chance, say analysts

Missed sunrise, but caught this guy:

Horse and carriage ban will likely come this year: Mayor de Blasio

The Best Beer in your state (It sucks to be you, Idaho)

About 10 years ago I had two seizures...

First protest following passing of Westboro pastor.

Passover 2014, The Unleavened Basics: Dates, Facts And History Of Pesach

Passover 2014, The Unleavened Basics: Dates, Facts And History Of Pesach

Understanding Ukraine: The Problems Today and Some Historical Context

Get ready to earn your toaster...


Appeals court reverses hacker/troll “weev” conviction and sentence

Will the GOP senators filibuster the confirmation of Sylvia Mathews Burwell?

Goddamned woo wars again...

"Criticizing G.O.P., Obama Says, ‘The Right to Vote Is Threatened’"

Inside the FBI’s secret relationship with the military’s special operations

CrossTalk/Peter Lavelle Fans..."Broken Ukraine & Is Western Media Exaggerating Over Ukraine?

Online debate help: Do unions have the right to give their funds to political candidates?

There's A 'Let Me Google That For You' Bill

President Obama: "When women succeed, America succeeds."

Teabagger leader claims only liberals do voter fraud, and Obama got in as a result.

Cuomo makes 483 vetoes in budget

Woo hoo!!

Obama: The 'Real Voter Fraud' Comes From 'People Who Try To Deny Our Rights'

President Obama talks voter rights at Rev. Al Sharpton's National Action Network convention

Journalists Sue Government After Military Security Seizes Cameras

I believe that the CONservatives are hell bent to lead us back to a monarchy!

Ukraine fails to break stalemate with pro-Russian protesters in east.

Another Legal Setback For SeaWorld: Trainers Must Stay Out Of Orca Tanks

Guest Lineups For The Sunday News Shows

Underwear company tells women how to be beautiful on the inside (HINT: it involves dying)

God just wants some credit, so he's suing Equifax

White House To Iran: No Visa For U.N. Envoy Pick

Surfer takes to the waves with friend's disabled mother – video.

The catnip crop is coming in, and it appears to be potent

Earth First...The Koch Brothers

Ohio confirms “probable connection” between fracking and earthquakes

Minimum Wage should be $21.72 per hour - Center for Economic Policy and Research

Onondaga Lake now cleaner than some Finger Lakes, county officials say

I need more ice ....

"Senate Democrats holding off on responses to Kochs' anti-Obamacare millions"

CIA’s use of harsh interrogation went beyond legal authority, Senate report says


Want a good laugh? Read the first page of Todd Starnes' book.

Revised carbon monoxide detection bill set to pass City Council Thursday

Izzo on Lacey spontaneous with MSU students - moving

NSA knew for at least 2 years about Heartbleed bug, regularly used it to gather intelligence

Mike Ellis drops out of state Senate race

Bush Paint-By-Numbers

Jon Stewart nails it!

Shawne Merriman comes out of retirement, sort of

Flu Drugs May Do More Harm Than Good, Researchers Find

NSA denies reports it exploited 'Heartbleed' to spy on consumers

So I walked in the house to hear my wife shouting at the CBS evening news.

South Carolina Panel Approves Expansion Of 'Stand Your Ground' Law To Include Unborn Children

N.Y. man named God can't get a loan

Biologists Confirm God Evolved From Chimpanzee Deity

Yikes!!! I've been sleep-posting on DU!

You know, I was just watching a clip of our President Obama speaking to the National Action Network

The shoe thrower is from Phoenix

Alternatives to Drop Box?

Right-wing media hyping confrontation between Nevada rancher and federal government

If you ever get to Tucson...

Gazprom buys out Kyrgyzgaz for $1

Signatories of the so-called "Decree of Carmona"

Yeah, I have been braging a little about Tucson in the Lounge.

April 11, 1980

13 GM Traffic Deaths Tied to a Part That Cost 57 Cents

UCL Semifinal Draw