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Archives: April 16, 2014

republican budget

Rick Scott’s Latest Dirty Trick Backfires as Charlie Crist Disrupts The Disrupter

Alabama woman guns down son’s gay lover at truck stop

Congratulations! The Taxes You Just Paid Might Be On Their Way to a Private Prison

North Koreans complain to London hairdresser about Kim Jong-un poster

Late night at the office, getting caught up on paperwork. Boring paperwork. Ask me anything.

Father of young woman killed by soldiers petitions High Court to oblige MAG to handle case promptly

A "friend" of mine....

Google Apparently Chose Not To Tell The NSA About Heartbleed

BREAKING: Suspicious Backpacks Found Near Boston Marathon Finish Line

We Are All One - Beautiful Video From Multimedia Forum

NYPD to end Muslim surveillance program

Deleted photo as I submited a B&W version for the contest.

FOX's Eric Bolling: U.S. Should Emulate China With No Labor Laws Or Minimum Wage

14 April 2014 - 402.13 ppm CO2 (Scripps)

Tweety had a great line in his rant tonight about Christie's problems

The FBI's Facial Recognition Database Combines Lo-Res Photos With Zero Civil Liberties Consideration

NYPD: Man Set Fires At Three Brooklyn Churches

Tired of your crap, Neil.

Principal: L.I. High School Students Suspended Indefinitely For Displaying Confederate Flag

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Wednesday, 16 April 2014

On my Facebook feed today - 163 references to religion/gawd/other silly crap/etc.

Minnesota marches forward while Oklahoma falls back -

Something You Still Won't See on MSNBC

Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938

What Venezuelan ‘Regime Change’ Could Mean

Administration reportedly holding back on non-lethal aid to Ukraine

Chris Christie calls for unlimited campaign donations with 48-hour reporting period

A tale of two graphs

What Venezuelan ‘Regime Change’ Could Mean

UN: Britain's sexism more 'pervasive' than any other country

I still cannot get used to working on Good Friday

World Net Daily thinks the Blood Moon was a divine warning sent to Obama from God

In Many Cities, Rent Is Rising Out of Reach of Middle Class

Missing 3-year-old boy found in claw machine at Lincoln bowling alley

Group files complaint asking Clemson to separate religion from football

Update on my post a few weeks ago about the job

Mandatory Tuesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! On the Beach! & a new Kitteh gif

State GAB vote launched probe into Walker recall

Cry For No One, You've Got to Hide Your Love Away, Norwegian Wood or Here, There and Everywhere?

State GAB vote launched probe into Walker recall

S.F. tax day protest marches on Twitter

Right wing religion: The legal complaint filed against Douglas Phillips & Vision Forum

Spanking children... acceptable or not as discipline?

Texting Driver Who Hit Bicyclist: "I Just Don't Care"

This is why Rachel Maddow is a national treasure.

are all post offices open til midnight tonight

What is the objective of the "no whining about DU" guideline?

Game of Thrones 4.2 - if it took place on Facebook

Little puppy-dog Star was left to die, all alone, in a box... (-35 temp)


To the leaders of the US and Russia: If you could just wait until August....

George R.R. Martin Shouldn't Plan Your Wedding

Happy Tax Day. Seriously. Thanks to Edie Windsor & the Supremes :)

OK, who designed the Lounge restrooms?

Pasta with chicken, caramelized onions, and roasted red peppers

"Three Expensive Milliseconds" by Paul Krugman at the NY Times

But we have to spy because of Terrorism or something right?

Rescue operation underway as South Korean passenger ship sinks (292 still missing)

NASA's "Blood Moon"

The Modern History of Venezuela from 1973 to the Caracazo Massacre

"Are Iran and Israel Trading Places?"

Me too!

Bill Nye: Creationism is “bad for science education, bad for the U.S., and thereby bad for humankind

FBI Uncovers Al-Qaeda Plot To Just Sit Back And Enjoy Collapse Of United States

Share for the PUPPIES!!!!!

Who here is tired of Ukranian being called neocons when they want to

Bloomberg Plans a $50 Million Challenge to the N.R.A.

Obama has been one


Lawsuit reveals teen was groomed as personal sex slave in the Duggar family’s movement

BREAKING: Nevada rancher, followers to compete in Independent Nations Games

Edward Snowden and 9/11 documents...

What Would Jesus Do?

Ooh Ooh That Smell.....

Alert ! regarding criminal entering Minnesota 4/17 Letter to AG Lugar re: Condi Rice

It has started to snow here in Brooklyn and many other parts of the state.

weigh in if you hated Matt Taibbi before you read this (because it's what you do)

Chris Hayes made me throw up.

Put a candle in the window

Big Ass Spider. Sat. Syfy at 9pm. Pacific

"Republicans Accuse Census Bureau Of Trying To 'Hide The Effects Of Obamacare'"

Question for DC area DUers

"Ted Cruz Is Beating Rand Paul in the Tea Party Primary"

Israel's New Land Grab Is Clearly Illegal

We Need To Press Deborah Wasserman Schultz - DNC Chair - What She Will Do To Push Turnout In Nov....

Need a new car? Joe Biden's old Cadillac is for sale on Craigslist

Two amazing bad roommate stories!

Michael Keaton's new costume for his movie...

Voices of gratitude, defiance at Boston bombing memorial

Tennessee Passes Mind-Boggling Ban on Bus Rapid Transit

Carlos Andres Perez social democrat

Sean Hannity Floats Possibility That Federal Government Will Kill Nevada Rancher Cliven Bundy

Lest history forget: Obama was Senator TARP

Career teachers cost too much, talk back at meetings, resist mindless rote teaching, expect to be

CNN reporting a ferry has sunk 20km off South Korea

Right Wing Media Lying about what Biden meant by "Worth It" during the Boston Tribute


I have seen Big Bang Theory reruns at least 4 or 5 times each. Why are they still funny?

On the front line, in his own way. James Brown.

To get a hug.

India’s Supreme Court recognizes transgender as third gender

So I logged on to Google and found this!

When Women Take to the Sea to Provide Safe Abortions

What overall grade would you give Obama at this point in his presdiency?

White House: Your 2013 Federal Taxpayer Receipt

The Solar Industry Has Been Waiting 60 Years For This To Happen

Free access to Ancestry (local library)

Hey Assholes: Stop Threatening To Rape Women Because Of Their opinions

My weekend next weekend: Dave Attell on Friday, Ozzy Osbourne on Saturday

Dumb Criminals: NC Man Fires At Strip Club 13 Times After Stripper Refuses Advancement

Black Professor writes Condolezza Rice an Open Letter about her speaking at U of MN

Afghan Whigs - "White Trash Party"

REPAIR the US infrastructure NOW. More jobs & our country is falling apart.

Jackyl - "Mental Masturbation"

GM to ask bankruptcy court for lawsuit protection

Sen Harry Reid weighs in on cloven bundy, "AMERICA's BIGGEST MOOCHER"..

Revised SAT Won’t Include Obscure Vocabulary Words.

Alleged Hillary Clinton shoe thrower detained

from Robert Reich

Matt Taibbi: 'Hands Down' Bush Was Tougher On Corporate America Than Obama (REALLY?)

Mike Ruppert calls out CIA director for drug running to his face

Hate Crimes May Be Down, But Anti-Semitism Is Still Malignant

Biggest Idiot of the week so far, and I expect him to hang onto First Place

i'm gonna go see the movie "heaven is for real"

Unsettling video shows large al Qaeda meeting in Yemen

"Has any one ever told you, my children, about the lives you are living, more so that you may

Florida suspect to officer: I'll paint and pressure-wash your house if you let me go

"FOOD! I want FOOD!" (Florida)

Florida man claims to be Canadian Mountie; threatens to arrest people; gets arrested himself

Best Political Cartoons of the Week

Arizona lawmakers pointlessly charge Bunkerville Hill

Cuban doctors in eye of Venezuelan hurricane; program popular with poor, maddening to critics

Range War In Nevada

US Press once again Declines to Call White Terrorism in Kansas, Nevada, White Terrorism

What’s the Matter with John Kerry?

The long fight between Cliven Bundy and the federal government (WaPo)

Move to Amend events

30 Venezuelan officers arrested over plot to oust President Maduro

Screaming Trees - "Dollar Bill"

Israel Celebrates a Return to the Status Quo in the Middle East

Pro-Russian separatists seize Ukrainian armoured vehicles.

EU blacklist to stop spread of alien species

Simple Car Accident Explains Deaths of Girls Missing 42 Years

This Danish Island Powered by Renewables is Creating Followers Worldwide

Nick Turse: Our Big, Fat, Not-So-Secret War in Africa

Republican Rep. David Livingston of Peoria and Republican Rep. Kelly Townsend of Mesa


Phyllis Schlafly Claims Women Paid The Same As Men Won't Find Husbands

Home alone: When burglar broke in, 12-year-old locked herself in bathroom, called 911

Lawsuit claims S.A. religious leader preyed on his kids' nanny

GM to ask bankruptcy court for lawsuit protection

Mary Fallin Signs Ban On Minimum Wage Increase

modsystem FAQ needs updating

Ministers 'covering up secret meetings with GM food lobby'

The Blood Moon has brought all right wing Repubs in sync and they

Too Much Win...

If when eating...

Egg Shells

Happy 50th Birthday to one of the all time great cars - The Ford Mustang


Spare a thought for the families of almost 300 high school students and others

It's Wednesday and you know what that means...

Video: Howard Dean Rips Income Inequality, Koch Brothers, "Small People" on Supreme Court

We got snow last night!

Bloomberg Plans a $50 Million Challenge to the N.R.A.

Bloomberg Plans a $50 Million Challenge to the N.R.A.

The saddest job in the world, Mark Morford

5 Explosive Revelations Leaked from Senate Report Exposing CIA Torture

Matt Taibbi: The SuperRich in America Have Become 'Untouchables' Who Don't Go to Prison

Lawsuit reveals teen was groomed as personal sex slave in the Duggar family’s movement

The Secret Anti-Abortion Law That's Sweeping America

Why the Christian Right Is Freaking Out Over a Honey Maid Graham Crackers' Ad

How to transform an independent country into a banksters colony

The Rise of Corporate Democrats in California

Rotting Whale Harpoons Gawkers in Small Oregon Town - hope they learned from the past

Rule your own solar-system! (browser-game)

The Hottest Conservative Campaign Gimmick of 2014: Free Guns

A Description of Donald Trump That Makes Most People Laugh

NYPD Shuts Down Muslim Spying Program

Food banks see 'shocking' rise in number of users

Pro-Feminists & Metrosexuals: The New Arab Men of the Millennial Generation

Alaska GOP er Apologizes for Calling Breastfeading ..Smart and Sexy

the child of the fatherland

McKinney Backs Gun Law In GOP Debate

The Tax Breaks That Are Killing the Planet

Helpful Warning to the US

Mujica Asks Obama To Release Cuban Prisoners from Guantanamo

what happened to Morning Joes' hair?

Harper’s idea of ‘fairness’ belongs in Arizona

7 Facts About Our Broken Tax System

Pipe dreams: Harper’s grand strategy takes a tumble

Pipe dreams: Harper’s grand strategy takes a tumble (xpost frm FA)

'I Never Told Anyone Not to Vaccinate'

America pivots back to Asia

CCTV captures Banksy dressed as workman

Out of Ammo? The Eroding Power of Central Banks

Texting Driver Who Hit Bicyclist: "I Just Don't Care"

Europe's African Refugee Crisis: Is the Boat Really Full?

Walking miracle device brings joy to disabled children around the world - meet the Firefly Upsee

Video: Howard Dean Rips Income Inequality, Koch Brothers, "Small People" on Supreme Court"

Litigation expenses push Bank of America into loss

Is the Tax Code Really 70,000 Pages Long? No, not even close.

LaCie warns of suspected credit card data breach

Can someone help with a statistical problem?

‘Right-Wing Political Culture’ Wrong to Celebrate Gun-Toting, Anti-Gov’t Rancher

293 Missing After Ferry Sinks off South Korea's Coast

“You’re leaving? Are you effing kidding?” An anti-gay bigot gets humiliated

We still can’t afford the F-35

F-35 useless in the kind of wars we're fighting

Budget cuts could reduce F-35 orders for four years

U.N. climate report was censored

Rand Paul’s surprising new enemies: Why GOP establishment wants him to get crushed

That was fun cloning my C: drive

Why can't Obama be more like Bush? Who is missing Dubya?

Why it’s a big deal that half of the Great Lakes are still covered in ice

Sally Jewell’s frustrating first year in Washington

CEO Pay Soars As Worker Pay Stagnates

“Awesome in its evilness”: How to make GOP pay for its Medicaid nightmare

Piketty in Washington: How to Reverse the Increasing Concentration of Wealth

Obama, Biden to announce $600M for job grants

Final report on F-35 dropped references to fuel, IT problems

Everyone I've ever known who's been on SSRI's has gained a lot of weight.

The Mental Life of Plants and Worms, Among Others

Giffords' anti-gun violence PAC raises $2.5 mil this year

Giffords' anti-gun violence PAC raises $2.5 mil this year

Survivors will mark multiple painful anniversaries

Laura Ingraham on ABC's This Week, it gets worse

Tyrese Gibson Self Confidence Starts at Home with Daughter

The Hill: Carter comes out against Keystone XL pipeline

France targets welfare for big spending cuts

Russian Economy Hit By Ukraine Turmoil

Scarce land could blunt recovery for nation’s largest homebuilders

Real Vs. Republican Populism: How to Win the War on Inequality

Military caregivers getting assistance as awareness of their struggle grows

Iraq closes notorious Abu Ghraib prison because of security concerns

Zeroing in on religious hubs, atheists to gather in Salt Lake City for Easter

Crossing Over the Rubicon: R.I.P. Michael C. Ruppert"-- (Well-Balanced Tribute)

So Apparently Blake Griffin Is A Young Earth Creationist

Freedom From Religion as a Civil Right

Afghanistan official shot, another kidnapped in Kabul

Wednesday Toon Roundup 1- lost wages

Mike Malloy - Boehner In Afghanistan To Secure More Death

Wednesday Toon Roundup 2- Corruption, Crime, and Congress

Egypt brushes aside criticism of latest anti-terror measures

Mike Malloy - Media Denial Over "Torture"

Wednesday Toon Roundup 3- The Hate Ranch

Man arrested for alleged hoax bomb at Boston Marathon finish line identified as Kayvon Edson, self-d

Wednesday Toon Roundup 4 - The Rest

‘Fox & Friends’: Why would NYPD end ‘mature and respectful’ Muslim spying program?

Jordan's ambassador to Libya kidnapped in Tripoli

Why the Men's Rights Movement Is Garbage

Province eliminates coal-fired generation: The end of an era in Ontario – a rather dirty one.

Good Morning!

I was a liberal mole at Fox News: here’s all the inside dope

Clashes Erupt Between Jordan, Syria

Distinctively tattooed neo-Nazi identified as suspect in knife attack outside CA bar

'You go back and read the facts of the story, And then you go, ‘Uh oh”

GM to ask bankruptcy court for lawsuit protection

Nato to bolster forces in eastern Europe

Thought Experiment: What If Instead Of Shouting "Heil Hitler" Suspect Had Shouted "Allahu Akbar"?

Spanish Court Refuses to Close Guantánamo Torture Investigation

If you give a terrorist a cookie...

Missing 3-year-old boy discovered inside claw machine at Nebraska bowling alley

Scalia’s gay nightmare arrives: How an Ohio ruling is driving haters crazy

Marijuana vending machine makes debut in Colorado

Sylvania Lighting Services closes S.A. branch

Ukraine’s Offensive Falters as Elite Units Defect to Pro-Russia Side

Union fights push to hire private tax collectors

Louisiana Won't Get Rid of its Unconstitutional Sodomy Ban

Thank you, MIRT

5 Terrifying Ways Police Can Legally Screw You Over

"We on the left should not allow conservatives to get away with appropriating patriotism"

Report: Alleged Jewish Center Shooter Spent Time In Witness Protection

Obama's equal-pay myth is one thing. The GOP's chauvinism is a problem

Finland’s Graphic Gay Bondage Stamps Are Amazing

Cliven Bundy threatens violence against federal agents as Sean Hannity eggs him on

Quit smoking symptoms - did you have any?

Regarding the guy who dropped fake backpack bombs in Boston yesterday (UPDATED)

Q.What's worse than finding a tick on your cat at 3AM?

Is Evo Psych the misogynistic new religion?

Mistakes in Watertown - Lessons we learned in the hunt for the Tsarnaev brothers

"Why Saul Alinsky, Author of "Rules" for Social Change, Would Probably Break Them Today"

Environmental protection jobs (Appalachian) open with Americorps

(VA) Ship runs aground, 2 collide, others drag anchor

Moldova's Breakaway Transdniester Urges Moscow To Recognize Independence

Best Game of Jenga Ever

Va. Senate race raking in millions with months to go

Papantonio: Wall Street’s War On Pensions

The U.S. Government: Paying to Undermine Internet Security, Not to Fix It

hmmmmm: Records suggest that F. Glenn Miller Jr. was once in witness protection program

Military sexual assault victims face agonizing choice

Navy cruiser Hue City returning to Fla. after fire

Religious Oregon teens wear ‘Gay Is Not OK’ shirts to school to protest lack of ‘straight day’

Russian Roulette: The Invasion of Ukraine (Dispatch Twenty-Five)

Russian economy hit by Ukraine turmoil

A Card Trick I Have Never Seen Before

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama host a Passover Seder dinner

CEO Pay Soars, Workers Toil in Capitalism's New Gilded Age

Barf spoiler alert/photos. Need suggestions on GOP corrupt (redundancy) dudes for a graphic

What if Bundy Ranch Were Owned by a Bunch of Black People?

PayWatch: At WalMart, 1,372 Minimum Wage Hours = One CEO Hour (And It's Getting Worse)

Venezuela: The end of a revolution?

Study: Fracking Emissions Up To 1000x Higher Than EPA Estimates

"nice" people can't be racists"

The Tax Breaks That Are Killing the Planet

Canonization rules send an unsettling message about God

What's for Dinner ~ Wednesday ~ April 16th

Oklahoma school district OKs ‘Bible curriculum’ created by Hobby Lobby president

General and Former Defense Official Urge Nonlethal Military Aid for Ukraine.

F#ck the Poor

Oklahoma school district OKs ‘Bible curriculum’ created by Hobby Lobby president

Law & Disorder-Republican Governor's Unit

Good New Yorker Toon

To get your skin unstuck from Superglue’s grip—use fingernail polish remover.

The MSM is now like the WWF, full of shit fake, we know it, but we love it as if it was for real.

Lessons of Immortality and Mortality From My Father, Carl Sagan - BY SASHA SAGAN

Lessons of Immortality and Mortality From My Father, Carl Sagan

Artificial Blood Is Patient-Ready

Toon: Secret Donors

Irish Priest out Hallelujahs Leonard Cohen. Hankie Alert!

Grip shelf liner for slippery slippers. I have a pair of slippers

Guess who values getting a college degree the LEAST ?

Putting Heroin Users in Jail Won't Help Louisiana's Crime Rate

Hinterland~The Welsh are coming!

Mississippi ‘religious freedom’ law faces business backlash

Sub makes 2nd dive to search for Malaysian plane

Hubble Telescope Celebrates 24 Years With a Great Wave

Your moment of cute; sleepy time edition

This is a much better (and funnier) slogan for Fox "News"....

Did you know?

The Uninsurance Rate Is Falling Faster In States That Have Embraced Obamacare

When Pope Francis washes women's feet, arguments follow. Who's right?

Headsup, O'LOOFAH is going to comment on COLBERT on The View

Tea Partiers Livid State GOP Wants Clarification On White Supremacy Affiliation

Rare springtime snow coats cars, slicks roads

Sebelius Said to Weigh Run for Kansas Senate Seat

A Star Player Accused, and a Flawed Rape Investigation

€2.2 billion owed to German nuclear utilities

States that fully embraced Obamacare see uninsured rates drop fastest, Gallup finds

How the President Got to ‘I Do’ on Same-Sex Marriage

How the President Got to ‘I Do’ on Same-Sex Marriage

Teacher removed for 'dangerous' science projects; supporters rally

Special Holiday Quiz!

This post may be of interest to this group

An excellent review of "Inside Job "

Citing Russian Moves, NATO Plans New Deployments.

Kenyan children re-enact 'There's a steal by Bird'

I'm Impressed With CA's Medi-Cal (Cal Optima)

Former sheriff: Women ‘need to be the first ones shot’ by feds in Bundy Ranch standoff

Ukraine is really in a tough spot.

It's scary that anyone would believe this bullshit.. Even scarier that people voted for this idiot..

Anecdote from Street-Level America: more and more of the homeless are getting off the streets.

Lead writer of "The Snowden Saga" (Vanity Fair) Wednesday on NPR's Fresh Air.

Bloomberg Commits $50 Million To New Grassroots Gun Safety Effort

Pic Of The Moment: Oklahoma Gov. Signs Bill Banning Cities From Raising Minimum Wage

Hank Aaron, Atlanta Braves receive racist hate mail

$380M set for Niagara River cleanup

More Republican hypocrisy, thanks to Liberal America's page:

Lake George officials seek sources of West Brook pollution

Denver Woman's 13-Minute-Long 911 Call Ends With Fatal Gunshot

The US is an oligarchy, study concludes

Americans increasingly prefer Democrats on healthcare: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Justice4Cecily (warning: Larg-ish photo)

Crimea on bumpy road to becoming a Russian province

Cutting The Cable

The GOP's Deadly Tantrum


Gov. Christie’s investment chief has major financial ties to firm that got $300M in NJ pension cash

Won't get fooled again.

The Greatest Danger

Cutting the Cable

Americans increasingly prefer Democrats on healthcare: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Study: Fracking Emissions Up To 1000x Higher Than EPA Estimates

How many 4th cousins do you have?

It is a stupid thing to elect somebody because you think it is "their turn".

Team finds electricity can be generated by dragging saltwater over graphene

Another Great Sports Illustrated Cover

Josh Romney uses Mitt tax pic to swipe at Senator Reid: Racketeering Romney pic swipes back

Highway Trust Fund is nearly broke

'Please, sir,' replied Oliver, 'I want some more.' (An Instructive Text)

When he said "fuck you" I guess he meant it figuratively.

A country's divisions do not magically justify exploitation of those divisions

I called my local Hobby Lobby ....

Don Quijones: “Uncreative” Destruction – The Troika’s Hostile Takeover of Europe

The situation in Ukraine. My take.

Epic, edge-of-your-seat ballgame in S.F. last night ...

WBC Protesters Flee the University of Massachusetts As Anti-Protest Brings in Several THOUSAND

Lewis Black speaks at the National Press Club - April 14, 2014


More Buy-bull "history" debunked...

Security Council meets to review Syrian torture photos

Free Will

MSU Students: "If we had not heard these people we wouldn’t believe such hateful people exist"

Have DUers seen that Rmoney ad for ReTHUG Mike Simpson

The 1% Wants to Ban Sleeping in Cars Because It Hurts Their 'Quality of Life'

Tea Partiers Livid State GOP Wants Clarification On White Supremacy Ties

'Wearable Eyes' Make You Appear Friendly, Social Even When You're Not

"Guilty As Charged" - The end of the jury story.

Your Bra May Be Killing You – Scientists Call For Boycott Of Komen

Note to self: Never take a selfie with a train.

SHOE TRUTHERS --- Connect The Dots Here People!

Flood warnings/watches for ME, NH, VT, NY state, MA, MI and CT

A right-winger just *HAD* to blame Obama for the Kansas City shootings...

Thom Hartmann: America No Longer has a Functioning Democracy

Tom the dancing bug TOON: No Harm, No Fowl!

The Rude Pundit - The Lesson of the Bundy/BLM Standoff ...

In hindsight, I kind of like George W. Bush

About headlines,

Abbas denounces Hebron terror attack to delegation of Israeli legislators

Southern Poverty Law Center - come, let us remember, praise, and support the SPLC

The Harshest Abortion Ban In The Country Has Been Overturned

Roger Federer may miss French Open

OK,what am I dealing with here in my hen house:

Everybody worships. The only choice we get is what to worship.

Thom Hartmann: How big of a risk are rising seas?

In her own words. Mother Jones releases audio of Susana’s [Martinez] graphic attacks on women...

Europe's Right wants closer ties with Russia

Missouri Mayor Says He 'Kind Of Agreed' With Alleged Jewish Center Shooter

Mike Malloy - The Evil That Saturates This Country (spectacular rant)

Go, Granny, Go! (or I didn't even know thay had a golden button!)

Mike Malloy - Wisconsin Republicans Get To Vote On Secession

WBC Protesters Flee the University of Massachusetts As Anti-Protest Brings in Several THOUSAND

Renegade Rancher Cliven Bundy Is Nothing Like Mahatma Gandhi

Thirty People Have Been Convicted for Participating in Asylum Fraud Ring

State judge upholds Gov. Cuomo's gun control law

The Danger Of Wall Street Firms Taking Over The Housing Rental Market - Rebecca Burns Discusses

In Many Cities, Rent Is Rising Out of Reach of Middle Class

The Navy is Using WHAT for Fuel?!

As a DU member, you probably knew this ...

Satire: Protesters Threaten to 'Secdee' from US if Cosmos Isn't Canceled

Jimmy Carter To Obama: Don't Approve Keystone XL Pipeline

Health Department Confirms 2 New Cases On Measles In NYC

MS GOP chairman thinks White Pride ties are unwise; Tea Party wants him to resign

know anything about ranunculus?

Vermont Lawmakers Pass Country’s First No-Strings-Attached GMO Labeling Law

Republican Gov. Susana Martinez Has a Foul Mouth and Isn't Big on Facts. She Could Be President.

Bryan Fischer tells poor people: ‘Kiss the ground’ beneath the richest 1 percent

Criminalization of Social Movements and the Political Opposition in Colombia

People are making assumptions about what (they think) Taibbi is addressing...

U.S. Regulators Examining Departures at Mortgage Registry (MERS)

Can you question the Resurrection and still be a Christian?

Pro-Russian separatists declare new republic in Ukraine

LePage Veto of Solar Bill Is Sustained By Maine Senate

Meanwhile in Canada...

Why Are Top Entergy Executives Selling Their Own Stock?

Years of Living Dangerously Premiere Full Episode

"Eastern Ukraine Lacks Political Representation in Kiev"--Interview with Derk Monroe,TRNN

Ever seen those "if 10% is good enough for Jesus..." bumper stickers?

New York State's Long-Running War on Weed

The Trials of the Cherokee Were Reflected In Their Skulls

4 weeks old

Regarding the threats of Ukrainian "civil war."

Colorado woman shot dead while on phone with 911 for 13 minutes

RT or Infowars? II (You be the judge...)

The Boston Globe's powerful (interactive) group photo of Marathon bombing survivors,

Paul Ryan’s phony existential drama: How a P.R. stunt took on a life of its own

Recommend a foreign film that you don't think others here have seen.

Report: Houston woman in fundraising case will not testify against Rep. Michael Grimm

Why One Man Traveled Almost 3,000 Miles to Take on the Federal Government at a Nevada Ranch

Ancient Egyptian weather report describes result of massive volcanic eruption

Honduras Is Combating Its Homicide Epidemic With Militarization

ABC News Gets Slapped Down After Demanding Pulitzer Credit

Ohio man beat and threatened to castrate disabled brother to ‘push the gay out’

24 hrs free access to Irish Newspapers - good until 4/17

Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy inspects cattle for damage by feds

Can You Lie in Politics? Supreme Court Will Decide

First Amendment doesn’t protect racist bankers who called Indians ‘chimps’: judge

New Mexico prisons to end overnight family visits

Minnesota minister told girls that ‘God’s word’ made raping them normal

TRUMKA Wants Elizabeth Warren to Be President: "In short," he wrote, "it don't get no better."

Honduran court alleges ‘misappropriation of public funds’ at Hondutel

Want to see "The Hobbit" in a different way?

Man arraigned on multiple charges after bomb scare [at Boston Marathon]

Dr. Robert Sapolsky and the Keekorok Baboon Troop

Tsarnaev may get unmonitored visits with family

10 States send 47 Climate Science Deniers to the Senate and House ...

Court finds North Dakota abortion ban unconstitutional

What Communist Conspiracy? Brazil’s 1964 Coup

Judge Dismisses Case Over Obama's Assassination Of American Citizens


Bwah-ha-HAH, Ellen just made a brilliant joking mockery about Tweety!1

Morning Coffee and Newspaper.

Florida Court Declares That, Yes, Bloggers Are Media

mrs. Goodbar

Missouri mayor agrees with Kansas City shooter...

NY AG settles with rent-regulated NYC apartments

Damn, can you figure this out.

Overland aid convoy due to arrive in Gaza next week

Democrats Surging As Latest Poll Shows Them Up 6 Points On GOP In Midterm House Race

Bush Debuts New Paintings Of Dogs, Friends, Ghost Of Iraqi Child That Follows Him Everywhere...

U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions Fell 10 Percent Since 2005; Halfway Towards 2020 Goal

Striking a Nerve: Bungling the Cannabis Story

Striking a Nerve: Bungling the Cannabis Story

Is it moral to take government assistance that you don't technically need?

Striking a Nerve: Bungling the Cannabis Story

Striking a Nerve: Bungling the Cannabis Story

The David Pakman Show lets Scott Lively twist himself into a knot.

Striking a Nerve: Bungling the Cannabis Story

Finance reports show 23rd District race is financially competitive

The EU's intelligence Chief George Alafuzoff does not believe that Russia is attacking Ukraine.

Police don’t feel like cuffing unarmed man, shoot him dead instead

Planned construction encroaches on Temple Mount and Western Wall

Former President Jimmy Carter comes out against Keystone XL pipeline

2 Dogs. 1 Cat. New Dog Bed.

Police Mistakenly Shoot Unarmed Man Who Was Fleeing From Armed Attacker

Florida Man Sets Apartment On Fire To "Kill Bugs"

In rememberance of Marlene Braun who tried to protect federal land from grazing during Bush admin.

Vice Reporter Casually Smokes Cannabis Joint During Interview With Uruguay President, Jose Mujica

Now (long)

Vice Reporter Casually Smokes Cannabis Joint During Interview With Uruguay President, Jose Mujica

The Killing of America’s Social Promise

Warren's Book Portrays Tense Meeting With Obama Over CFPB Nod (updated)

MoDOT won't deploy noisy work-zone warning device after all

Islamic Jihad members push for internal reform

Ex-Iowan behind landmark free speech case recounts story in Bellevue


Lone-wolf attacks on Israeli settlers increase

San Joaquin: Court rules St. John’s belongs to the Episcopal Church

San Joaquin: Court rules St. John’s belongs to the Episcopal Church

Bryan Fischer tells poor people: ‘Kiss the ground’ beneath the richest 1 percent

Wall Street Journal thinks democrats are firing up resentment to get out the vote....

Dumb Criminals: Montana Man Gets Arrested For Licking Cop's Eyeball

Nebraska Boy Presumed To Be Missing Found Alive In Bowling Alley Claw Machine

Here Are the States Where Blowjobs Are Illegal But Necrophilia's Cool

E-cig companies are targeting youth -- Democratic investigation says.

Green groups say this is Cuomo's 'Keystone moment'

Peter King still backs NYPD ‘Demographics Unit’

Something amazing and soothing....

interesting analyses of Ukraine situation, Putin, etc

I think it is time to start talking about war culture.

Friedman prepares American Jews for a divorce from zealot Israel

McConnell: Next Obamacare Chief Will Have 'Worst Experience' Of Her Life

Hurry up! Get ready for a "liberal dose" of Economics!

Just finally got to see "Gravity"

Finding Vivian Maier - In theaters now

Arkansas voter ID law challenged in court by ACLU

Denver police eye 911 response time after killing


Atheists and Mormons Host Joint Panel to Dispel Myths and Stereotypes About Their Beliefs

Call them what they are: American Terrorists

Faith in Values: Political Pluralism: How Government Can Support Conflicting Religious Beliefs

Fed Judge Overturns North Dakota's 6-Week Abortion Ban

President Obama commutes a man's jail sentence over typo

Westboro Baptist Church to picket funerals of JCC shooting victims

Daily Kos:Michael Bloomberg, Guns and Roaring Women

Another Obamacare success story

Rapper Andre Johnson severs penis, jumps off building, but survives

Seriously, this video is funny as hell, done for a good reason but not for the sensitive folks

Astrology question

CEO pay at top companies now 331 times that of average worker, 774 times that of minimum-wage worker

MFM memorial

Court Deportations Drop 43 Percent in Last Five Years.


Oklahoma Will Charge Customers Who Install Their Own Solar Panels

Never try to get between a smoker and his fix

"What does Russophobia Mean?/And Where Does it Come From?--MainStream MEDIA?"

Krugman Rips Scarborough's 'Vile' Claim Of Census Cooking The Books On Obamacare

Reagan's Grazing Fees

Grassroots Victory Project

The Right's New Scam: Feigning Anger on Behalf of People They Encouraged to Skip Obamacare

States embracing Obamacare are doing a better job of covering the uninsured, surveys show

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Thursday, 17 April 2014

Checkmate Christians!

Gems From The Mastro Report....

After all these years, the "good ol' boy network" still protects the star athlete

Rapper Andre Johnson Severs Penis, Survives Jumping Off Building

Rep. Steve Stockman's email ... even after Newtown, The Navy Yard, & Ft. Hood he loves them guns.

worst mass murder in Calgary's history

"Supreme Court To Consider Ohio Ban On Campaign Lies"

Brown, Warren Urge Fed To Address Risks Associated With Bank Ownership Of Physical Commodities

Donetsk leaflet: Jews must register or face deportation

Wondering Where Your Taxes Went? Here's A Handy Calculator That Shows How Your Taxes Helped Others.

Years of Living Dangerously Tralier-OFA

Europe to Florida in a kayak: Another bucket list check

"DU in the Early Days..Mike Ruppert was an Important Person.. Here's a Tribute!

Change the battery...

"Youth" marketing

Teen arrested for Heartbleed bug attack on tax agency

When the 'Times' calls for Kerry to move on, what does it 'really' mean

Phyllis Schlafy still alive; still unconscious

Glenn Beck Working on Movies, Doesn’t Want to ‘Waste Life’ on Politics (the new Walt Disney!!???)

Meet the Wall Street crook JAILED by tough-as-nails-Dumbya in 2004:

What is up with

Brother, 4, shoots 2-year-old after finding gun

It's really unbelievable what corporations are getting away with....It really pisses me off...

U.S. House Dems investigating Haslam's role in VW vote

Time Is A Flat Circus

Fellow progressive Democratic DUers:

Real Blood on the Moon

Scarborough: Krugman Attack Comes From 'Feelings Of Inadequacy'

10 Discoveries Unexplained By Science

Why aren't they angry at Reagan?

Portland will flush 38 million gallons of water after man urinates in Mt. Tabor Reservoir

As a MGTOW or a grass easter (certain kind of MGTOW)

Is This the Moment to Normalize US Relations With Cuba?

Wisdom and Motivation

****WCGreen Update --Wednesday April 16, 2014****

Krugman: cost of CC mitigation is "trivial"

Papantonio: Bundy Ranchers Are Useful Idiots for Kochs

Who are the best sinners?

Romney back in politics, thanks to U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Why Coming Out as an Atheist May Be the Most Powerful Way to Combat Religion