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Archives: April 13, 2014

D:3 RoS is it just me

Give Kathleen Sebelius credit — she survived the furnace

The talk.

How She Does It

Sabrina Johnson with The Baby Tamer in Chief~

Conservatives lash out at Charles Krauthammer for saying Benghazi scandal is ‘over’

Wish for 2016: We Finally Get a President Who Doesn’t Kiss Wall Street’s Rear End

Five pathways to post-capitalist 'renaissance' by a former oil man

Rick Perry's legacy

Say Hello To McCutcheon (Apple Parody)

If the Government were serious about the BLM/Nevada situation

Orange Is The New Black’ Star Duped Into Narrating Film That Says The Sun Revolves Around The Earth

Senate report: Interrogation methods 'far worse' than CIA acknowledged

Southern Fried Sex Ed

Is the tea party running out of steam?

IPCC report: world must urgently switch to clean sources of energy

Statistical analysis rules out natural-warming hypothesis with more than 99% certainty

Nasa orders spacewalk to repair serious computer malfunction on ISS

How Do States Tax Their Citizens?

Spring time in Baja Arizona.


U love oreos

creative minds are seldom tidy

2014 Arkansas Derby (Derby Prep)

Netherlands Closing 19 Prisons Due to Lack of Criminals Read more:

Mid-Michigan hit by strong storms. Lots of power outages, AGAIN

USAID’ s ZunZuneo – Just the Tip of the Iceberg

Thank you to all who replied to my condo paint job thread. Here are the details about the place.

Days of amazing music. Anyone remember this one?

Tiger cub

Finance officials: Global economy turns the corner

UN climate report balances science and politics

Obama Lets N.S.A. Exploit Some Internet Flaws, Officials Say

The no doubt, no argument all time funniest five minutes of TV, ever. EVER!

"Obamacare Enrollment to Surpass 7.5 Million: U.S. Official"

Six of one and . . .

North Carolina Shows Strains Within G.O.P.

Another billionaire spending big money to influence elections

Florida Bill Would Allow Hidden Guns For All In Times Of Turmoil, Widespread Panic

"10 Reasons Millennials Should Be Wary of Rand Paul’s Libertarianism"

Tennessee Legislature Passes Bill Criminalizing Pregnancy

Survey: 76% of doctors would approve of medical marijuana

when your ex is the number 2 pick

"Quinnipiac: NJ majority calls bridge probe report a ‘whitewash’ "

The Global Gender Gap Index Is Out, And America's Rank Is Even Worse Than We Thought

Breaking...Bucket truck tips over in Cape Cod, Mass., killing 2 NStar utility contractors

The Misfits, on TCM now.

Said "Goodbye" to my beloved dog today

"Missing Flight's Co-Pilot Tried To Make Cellphone Call [Report]"

Would the BLM use a show of force in a Fracking or Oil lease dispute?

"Another Prosecutor Is Said to Investigate Port Authority" (NY)

UN: 'Massive shift' needed on energy

Guess what ...

I made a kicking hot smoothie with spinach, ginger, tomatoes, celery, hot sauce,

Yeah.....I don't think these guys are your normal "protesters".

They are not human, but rather bugs to splat. An art installation puts a face on the "bugs"

This isn't the type of music I usually listen to but I liked this song and wanted to share it

FedEx semi didn't brake before California crash

Legalize Medical Marijuana, Doctors Say in Survey

Church of England faces 'crisis’ as gay priest weds

"What Plantation Is He Living On?"

Just had 10 minutes of marble-sized hail here in Sheboygan!

French far left and unions protest Socialist austerity plans

Beef prices reach highest level since 1987

Regardless of what response you favor, BLM did back off in the face of armed intimidation

UN Gets with Global Warming: Finally!

Have been working against the pipeline.

This might be too soon but................

I want to scream and throw chairs through the windows. But somehow I control myself.

Can't log on to DU with Firefox (Mozilla) .. What did DU do to piss them off? LOL

Meet the Clinton shoe-thrower

"Do You Remember That?! That Was Some Funny Stuff".. President Obama laughs at the birthers..

I would ask Ted NUGENT and the other gunLOONS what militia they represent but they probably have one

The Democratic party is in danger of being painted as pro-authoritarian and

Has Glenn Greenwald broken a single Snowden story since he sold his Snowden docs to Pierre Omidar?

CIA-backed ultra-violent right-wing neo-nazi "students" in action

78 degrees today; chance of SNOW Monday.

Xenophobic Chill Descends on Moscow.

Residents flock to free amnesty bulk dumping project (Oakland)

The Spanish Civil War

People keep claiming that the BLM is impounding cattle because of tortoises...

Jibba Jab

Northern San Joaquin County - GLAD

Political murder betrays violence, corruption in Peruvian state's 'mini-dictatorship'

Political murder betrays violence, corruption in Peruvian state's 'mini-dictatorship'

Ukraine launches 'anti-terrorist' operation in Slavyansk

Fuck The Poor?

Emotional moment dog and owner are reunited after pet unbelievably stood guard outside hospital wher

Peru: Cajamarca repression sparks protests

Peru: Shawi indigenous leader assassinated

3:22 am. Ambien posting starts now! What are you chilling to?

"25 Photos That Prove Cats are Jerks"

Playing around in MS Paint

She's got everything she needs, she's an artist, she don't look back...

To those who'd say a bigger U.S. war budget would have stopped Putin...this sobering fact:

Crude oil boom has tankers rumbling through Holly Hills neighborhood

Plane Searchers Expand Visual Hunt as Black Boxes Remain Silent

This is cool! Had to share!

Weekly Address: Ensuring Equal Pay for Equal Work

Sometimes the feelings are so hard to hide, except...

Charlie Steinmann - 'It is such a good night'

Four die as fire rages in Chile city, disaster declared

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz says $15/hour minimum wage will hurt business

Yoani Sánchez and the ZunZuneo scandal

Quincy Jones & His Orchestra - Soul Bossa Nova

The New Royales - Today

Fairport Convention - "Autopsy"

I need to dispel the myth that "the Democratic party is split" once more loudly and clearly

World must end 'dirty' fuel use - UN

Chivalry isn't dead, ladies!

The Underwolves - Bird Song

'Act of Conscience' as Teachers Vow Permanent Boycott of Common Core

Sign petition against arming Al Qaeda in Syria

Robert Parry:When Is a Putsch a Putsch?

The ironies of the Venezuelan opposition, part 46

Is it late or early?

The Large Hadron Collider may have found a new form of matter

Barack Obama Attends "A Raisin in the Sun" Musical on Broadway

44 years ago today a famous phrase was coined and

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Close Enough Edition

7 Right-Wing Absurdities This Week: Colbert Causes Conservative Meltdown Edition

The Democratic Party's Phony Populists Are Hijacking U.S. Moves toward Equality

Corporate Cash Hoarding Is Killing the Middle Class

US sent CIA Director as Ambassador to Tehran after CIA overthrew Iran’s Democratic gov’t (US now Com

The Druid's Egg

Uncle Sam’s Eternal Gua-Gulag: US Continues to Imprison Dozens of Yemenis Cleared or Never Charged

8 Plutocrats out-earned 3.6 mn Working Poor & 7 Other Headlines You won’t see in MSM

The Dumb Borsholder of Chart

25 Maps That Will Change The Way You See The World

Using Ukraine as a Pretext for more Climate Disruption (Naomi Klein)

Global Corporations Are Scheming to Take Control of Our Economy — We Can Put a Stop to It

Zero Tolerance and Broken Windows Policing Criminalizes Homeless and Poor People ... and Can Kill Th

Silicon Valley Could Force NSA Reform, Tomorrow — What's Taking So Long?

What's for Dinner ~ Sunday ~ April 13th

CIA and White House Under Pressure After Senate Torture Report Leaks

Stop twisting the Bible: There is no message against same-sex marriage

Let them eat McMansions! The 1 percent, income inequality, and new-fashioned American excess

Meet the spiritual forefather of conservatives’ War on Women

Gregory Crawford's Weekly Rant! -- ALEC Psychopaths

Blues At Sunrise


The Astounding Conspiracy Theories of Wall Street Genius Mark Gorton

the growing divide within developing economies

Mance Lipscomb

Robert Shaw-She Used To Be My Baby

Even As Jobs Numbers Seem Better...

Wealthiest Pay Higher Taxes With Scant U.S. Economic Harm

"War-Wise" Skepticism Prevailed on Syria

California Republicans Lead Polls for Two State Offices

The Toddler Who Survived, and the Cop Who Became Her Mom

Vietnam: A Blind Eye to LBJ's 'X-File'

Report: NSA Exploited Heartbleed to Siphon Passwords for Two Years

Hepatitis C: New drug treatment 'is a breakthrough'

Union chief says Iowa 'do-not-hire' list is flawed

Before these CEOs spout off about minimum wage

Iowa schools struggle to pass federal standard

"[T]hose on the left argue that it did not go far enough"

Is there an 'angst canon' of books that teenagers read?

The Remarkable Voyages of the Golden Rule - America’s Peace Ship to sail again

high fees eroding many 401(k) retirement accounts

NYT: Thought Secure, Pooled Pensions Teeter and Fall (more than one million people will lose theirs)

The Jones Plantation. Choosing which slave master to work for is not being free.

Duke Energy Agrees Paying For Trichlomethane In Drinking Water "Right Thing To Do"

Bird flu detected in Japan

IPCC Draft - BAU = 4-5C Increase, Multiple, Compounded Impacts On All Human, Natural Processes

New South Wales Emergency Budget Outstripped 4X By Cost Of Natural Disasters

Cuomo's Having an Embarrassingly Hard Time Explaining Why He Disbanded The Corruption Commission

How Heartbleed Broke the Internet — And Why It Can Happen Again

Jennifer Lopez wins top honor at GLAAD awards

S.F. women's rights advocate accused of raping wife

Branstad declares day of prayer

LGBT news in LBN needs love

Navy’s New 80-MPH Mini Combat Vehicle Can Drop From the Sky

Well, Well, Well - "The Mysterious Mr. Revkin" Shows Up As Breakthrough Institute Member

Food technology on Star Trek

Rand Paul Explains His Controversial Comments About Dick Cheney

Let them eat McMansions! The 1 percent, income inequality, and new-fashioned American excess

Why Hillary v. Jeb Would Be Great for America

Log off time?

'More freedom sometimes in North Korea than in the United States': Mike Huckabee stuns New Hampshire crowd with TSA gripe comparison

Agenda 21: The U.N. Conspiracy That Just Won’t Die

Thank Anti-Vaxxers for Lyme Disease

Donald Trump mentions Jeb Bush at tea party event, gets boos from the audience

RW media hypocrisy. GHWBush would have Ruby Ridged the Nevada rancher on day one.

Defense official on Ukraine policy: Israeli policy needn't be identical to U.S.'

Violent Crime Drops Where People Have Access to Marijuana, Study Suggests

Israeli and Palestinian negotiators to meet without US presence

What the Archbishop of Canterbury Should Have Said About Gay Rights - By Gene Robinson

It's snowing like crazy here in Maine

Israel set to legalize West Bank outpost, taking over private Palestinian land

Top GOP Donor Still Supports Christie: Jeb Bush Has 'A Lot Of Baggage'

Voting, Melissa Harris Parry, Ohio and beyond

Interview with Thomas Piketty on Capital in the 21st Century

GOP Senator Questions If Sebelius Replacement Will Serve Obama Or The People

Climate Panel Stunner: Avoiding Climate Catastrophe Is Super Cheap — But Only If We Act Now

First marijuana vending machine for consumers unveiled in Colorado

Ending a Potential Armed Dispute without Violence Is NOT Failure

French school to test DNA of all male pupils and teachers to find rapist.

PLO committee to travel to Gaza for reconciliation talks

The Nevada rancher grazing his cattle on the BLM land?

No Sign Of Social Issues As Conservative Leaders Preach To Activists

Fort Hood Shooter, Said To Be Bullied At Base, Is Buried In Puerto Rico

Here's What I Would Have Said at Brandeis

Krugman: Health Reform and Affinity Fraud

Wonder why feminists focus and fight against MRA bullshit? Look inside to understand. Pic heavy.

PHOTOS: Palestine Marathon promotes 'right to movement'

We cannot afford to lose another decade

Howard Dean for HHS

How Hatred of Islam Creates Strange Bedfellows of Christians and Atheists

Field Poll: Mayor Ashley Swearengin leads state controller's race

How come anti-government gunmen who killed police were patriots a few weeks ago

9-Month-Old Baby Charged With Attempted Murder, Pakistani Court Realizes That’s Stupid & Drops Case

As a sixty-year-old with three degrees in "science", research work with papers published,

X post from GD

Jeb And Jindal Watch. Such A Combination in A National Presidency Could Destroy Public Education

Report: North Korea executes official by flamethrower

Portrait of the American Catholic Convert: Strength in New Numbers

I've just found this article on the Blog "Why Evolution is True"

How An Ohio Housewife Flew Around The World, Made History, And Was Then Forgotten

4 otherwise healthy foods crammed with estrogen

DHS alert: Heartbleed may have been used against industrial control systems

How did I miss this group?

Are you a fan of the Civilization games... Because Oh My God!

Are you a fan of the Civilization games... Because Oh My God!

HELP! I need some assistance with End Note (paper on ACA/Epilepsy)

Meet the spiritual forefather of conservatives’ War on Women

The British army doesn’t want you to know what it did in Afghanistan

Page views are gone from the right of my screen on mobile?

Oklahoma Protesters Threaten to “Secdee” From Union if Neil DeGrasse Tyson’s Cosmos is not Cancelled

Stop twisting the Bible: There is no message against same-sex marriage

Healthy/unhealthy cities in US

Right Wing Extremist Marsha Blackburn Considers 2016 White House Run

Florida shutting down the bathrooms at Miami-Dade County Elections polling facilities - my state :(

A1c calculator

Window opens on secret camp within Guantanamo

Russian “War Tourists” Stirring Trouble In East Ukraine

Statue Of A Homeless Jesus Startles A Wealthy Community

Game of Thrones 4.2 "The Lion and the Rose" (spoilers)

There's Blood on the Moon

"The Years of Living Dangerously." Wow.

Guardian: Capitalism simply isn't working and here are the reasons why

What is the name for an animal which is a bulldog - shitsu hybrid?

very cute - A Kitten And Horse Become Cuddle Buddies.

NASA press conference on MDM fix and SpaceX launch

Bernie Sanders Exposes Koch Brothers' Goals

George Will: Obama and Holder blurt out ‘race card’ because of liberal ‘Tourette syndrome’

South Carolina Tries To Give Fertilized Eggs “Stand Your Ground” Rights

Anyone here a regular visitor to KFAN's rube chat?

The Wall Street Second-Chances Rule: Scandal Makes the Rich Grow Stronger

Why the wingnuts will win.

Pulitzers must contend with Greenwald, Snowden being ‘the most appropriate choice’ to win

Iranian Supreme Court overturns death sentence for former U.S. Marine

The IPCC issues the strongest alarm yet: We cannot afford to lose another decade

Does anything remain of value in debating prideful idiots?

Like Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad, Malcolm in the Middle)?

Paul Ryan, Jeb Bush awkwardly party with hipsters at Coachella

Anti-Kremlin protest draws thousands in Moscow

The virtue of a scientific theory is its *inability* to explain things we *don't* observe.

Most annoying PSA on 92.1 The Mic.

Winners and losers.

The Republicans and Kochs have done us a huge favor.

Every day this week is the same forwards and backwards.

Statue Of A Homeless Jesus Startles A Wealthy Community- Davidson, NC

The seeds are being planted now to "Expand Medicaid in Texas"

Ukraine, Putin, and the West

Lula advises Maduro to call coalition gov't and offset confrontation

At least 33 reported dead in Mexico bus/truck crash

Venezuela: tear gas, rubber bullets fired at protesters

Sharyl Attkisson goes on FOX News to claim she is NOT a conservative.

Look what happened on my driveway this morning

Venezuela rationing food to combat shortages

DEA Raided This Woman's House After She Shopped At A Garden Store

Venezuela at a crossroads

Piers Morgan's final words (This is a great way to end a show)

Restoring Coastal Ecosystems Creates More Jobs Than Offshore Oil Development

OMG...what a great line up tonight!

Colorado Democratic Party Assembly

Venezuelans Rated Their Lives Worse Ahead of Protests

A study on reflection, and fanboy-ism.

Reforms to IMF hit serious deadlock: G20 official

'Blood moon' will be a sight to behold during total lunar eclipse

Thank you Cliven Bundy! Now I don't have to pay taxes!

The Nevada Standoff Has Nothing To Do With "Tyranny," "Sovereignty," "Freedom," or Cows.

Question about Flight 370

Do lawd! This kid is in trouble:

Why No Sustained Protests (Yet)?

Two Ladies, Ages 72 and 78, Overcome Their Fear of Flying

Dutchess Anti-Slavery Singers

The Bundy Ranch needs to meet Ed & Elaine Brown of NH

Partial results show tight race in Afghan election

These people risked death to vote ....

Obama is on track to leave a budget surplus

X-post from GD: Statue Of A Homeless Jesus Startles A Wealthy Community

Do feral cats have a breeding season in spring?

4.9 earthquake hits Idaho town

Possible bug in the alert function (or maybe a feature I don't understand?)

At Least the Friggin Phone Rang !!!

Think of the brain power represented in this one image....

Black Bear Mauls Florida Woman, Drags Her Out of Garage

Letter to Pope: Protect LGBT Youth

Interesting article on the Appalchian dialect

Libyan prime minister quits after one month, citing violence

Environmental tragedy as high levels of zinc flow into Appalachia’s historic New River

Heartbleed bug denial by NSA and White House

Equal Pay Day: Don't Texas' Working Women Deserve Same Consideration As Farm Equipment?

Ukraine prepares for 'full-scale' military offensive on militants

Op-Ed: Miles and Miles of Texas on the Leticia Van de Putte Bus Tour

Anti-gay groups oppose holding 2016 GOP Convention in Vegas, bolstering Dallas’ bid

WATCH: Hundreds lose assistance for HIV/AIDS treatment in Fort Worth

AHF told to move its Condom Nation 18-wheeler from hotel

Texas A&M University-Galveston researchers see positive signs after oil spill

Democrat Davis calls for universal pre-K in Texas

One Wisconsin Now on Al Jazeera to talk voter suppression

Thanks to the new DSM-5, your physical illness may now be labeled a mental disorder.

OK - have DUers seen the conspiracy theory about FT370

Another Democrat suggests racism within GOP, drawing another sharp response

Are you to the point where every dollar you spend is a political statement?

I get railed against for my gripes against woo...

Occupy was right: capitalism has failed the world

Planned nuclear waste facility raises fears for Great Lakes

Chris Wallace rips GOP rep.: ‘You’ve had a year’ and have ‘blown’ the IRS probe

Prosecutor: Woman tried to have another woman raped over losing out on a real estate deal

Some Roman Catholic Easter observances / traditions

Shootings reported at 2 Jewish-related sites in Overland Park

Cowardly Rand Paul Caves, Bows Down, and Kisses The Ring of Dick Cheney

Ukraine's ousted president puts blame on CIA

Bill of Rights? Never heard of it.

Central Borneo One Of World's Last Bastions Of Unique Lifeforms, So Let's Mine The SHIT Out Of It!!

Cherry trees bloom years early

I came here looking for some discussion

AFP - Experts Watching Sahel For Confirmation Of Possible Spread Of Ebola

Oil & Gas Sector Now Officially Biggest Source Of Greenhouse Emissions In Canada

NASA clears SpaceX for Monday cargo launch

Japan may waive maglev train technology license fees in deal with U.S.

Vermont Strike Shows Workers Can Win When They Fight With Community Solidarity Support

The Men Who Left Were White

He made no answer

BCTGM: Federal Government Seeks Immediate Court Action to End Illegal Memphis Lockout

WARNING - graphic image may offend some an nauseate others - WARNING

Denial Depot - Things To Blame Instead Of People For Rising CO2 Levels

Snooze alarm

Paul Ryan is the Devil

UPDATE: Charlene Dill story HITS MSN (mother murdered by Rick Scott's Medicaid Gap)

Payroll fraud and the shift to contingent employment are robbing workers of wages, benefits, and job

MSNBC: Union-busting efforts move forward in Mississippi, Michigan

'Pastafarianism' to become recognised religion in Poland

Wal-Mart Swears Its New Pregnancy Policy Has Nothing to Do With Outside Pressure

Atmospheric Methane Buildup Substantially Higher At High Altitudes Instead Of Low

'Cherry tree from space' mystery baffles Japan (flowering 6 years early)

A big happy birthday to one of Virginia's most famous sons,

He died five years ago today, but The Bird was special for one magical year

U.N. Security Council to Meet Sunday on Ukraine

NLRB hears union complaints about Alabama Mercedes plant

I blocked the FBI just in case

America's Coup Machine: Destroying Democracy Since 1953

Danziger - "Justice John Roberts Again Defends the Lower Classes"

Victims of Pinochet government reburied in Chile after 40 years

Victims of Pinochet government reburied in Chile after 40 years

we've journeyed into the modern age of cell phones thanks to no cigs

Great news for stupid people.....ROTFLMAO!!

Three dead in shooting at OP, KS Jewish Community Center, retirement home

What Happened to Fast-Food Workers When San Jose Raised the Minimum Wage?

Desperate Californian Farmers Are Drilling For Water Like Never Before

Bloom status:

A Moment in Media Fuckedupedness...

Sometimes Google is NOT your friend...

Show off...

US fracking companies & Ukraine

Gilead Set to Make Out Big AGAIN---This Time with $1000 a Day Pill for Hepatitis C

Otter browser 0.4.01 (Opera 12 clone using Qt5)

Michelangelo’s Statue ‘David’ Being Returned To Italy…

Well, to be honest, he is a man who's familiar with being gross...

Out like a light...

Small Health Insurance Co-Ops Seeing Early Success

IPCC climate change report: averting catastrophe is eminently affordable

Never let them off the hook...

TYT: SEC Insider Shows The Only Thing That Works Is The Revolving Door

At first glance, this photo looks like a stunning Scarlet Macaw....

MRAs in a nutshell. KNOW with whom you're dealing with...

great gardens


A reminder about "Words" from Wishadoo!

Whew! taxes done $936.24 coming back

It is 82 degrees here and I have to close the windows!

Wonder Woman hates it when we're late...

"Womens sports drain $$$ from mens sports." Uh, no. Hello, UCONN! Both NCAA winners!

When I die,

Chag Sameach

The Michele Bachmann April Madness Bracket

Tank microscopy (photomicrography)

Venezuela's Catholic Church accuse the government of trying to impose a totalitarian regime

Now we start the fun part. Reduction and change of meds!

Holy Week

"Obamacare" under attack as conservatives eye 2032 election

Just built a new system for a friend. Updated

Game viewing advice - Dodgers

Go brewers go.......

Thanks to some folks from the "Labor Movement" group..........

Worker Ownership for the 99% - A Good Idea

Coming Out In Basketball: How Brittney Griner Found 'A Place Of Peace'

State Dept fact sheet - Russian Fiction the Sequel: 10 More False Claims About Ukraine

Cold beer

Formula 1 Pit Stops 1950 & Today

7 Babies Found Dead in Utah Home; Woman Arrested

Phony Populists Are Hijacking U.S. Moves toward Economic Equality

Is it just me or am I nuts to think that the crowd doesn't care if Bubba wins

I've got some people depending on me for a grade in one of my classes.

I would be very grateful for some advice

I'm shocked. Shocked!

The racism of the Israel-bashers

Damascus and Rebels Trade Blame in Gas Attack

Police find seven dead babies in Utah County home

S.F. landlords offer tenants tempting offers to move out

This Tower Pulls Drinking Water Out of Thin Air (3rd world)

Hillary Rodham Clinton's swing through San Francisco underscores the change in the media's view

Huge crop art image protesting the proposed Keystone XL pipeline covers 80 acre corn field

Defense official on Ukraine policy: Israeli policy needn't be identical to U.S.'

I am rapidly losing faith in my tax accountant

Everything you need to know about the Venezuelan protests

Canada adopts housing first strategy to address homelessness.

Come on everybody! All together!

A Succinct Outline of Higher Education

Crawford's walk-off homer lifts Giants over Rockies 5-4

SF officials say guerrilla artists are creating public safety hazards by painting fire hydrants

The other ‘1 percent’: On refugees and Passover

Three blokes talking cars.

This week on Bullshit Mountain (image heavy)

Holocaust Survivor Berated by Tel Aviv Bus Driver as Nazi

The stock market is doing well because Obama is printing money.

Has net neutrality already hit the internet?