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Archives: April 22, 2014

The Enduring Legacy of Terri Schiavo

Oh My!! Legal costs in GWB probe exceed Christie campaign funds on hand

AT&T announces 21 potential markets for ultra-fast Internet service

PHOTOS: Christians face barriers to Easter worship in Jerusalem

Funniest window sticker I've seen in a long time...

Banning chocolate milk at school can backfire

High Inequality Results in More US Deaths than Tobacco, Car Crashes and Guns Combined


8 kittens from 2 moms...

Single-Payer System Would Be a Boon to the Economy, Public Citizen Report Says

Spokesman for Nevada Rancher Cliven Bundy speaks out:

FL's largest charter school company under investigation. Academica audit underway.

Rescue Group in Omaha Needs Help (we adopted Dug from there) story link added!

Lawmaker Shelves Bill to Name Bible as State Book.

VANISHING PEARLS | Official Trailer

Editorial: @GovWalker Does Not Deserve Four More Years

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Tuesday, 22 April 2014

If I Were a Middle Class White Guy Writing About Being a Poor Black Kid

Dems Won't Support Cuomo For President in 2016

Snowden is a hero

From Progressiowa - good news for us

Top Cuomo Minion to resign

LFR asks CONsevatives:

Colombia’s prosecutor general sued for evading $25M in taxes

Thomas Jefferson re: "Our Monied Corporations"

Darn the bad luck!

"These New SAT Questions Are A Little TOO 'Relevant'"

Warren: 'I think Hillary Clinton is terrific' Mario Trujillo - 04/21/14 05:50 PM EDT The Massachuse

Kans ass of a Gov. Brownback signed away teacher's due process today.

An unexpected but hopeful twofer -----

An unexpected but hopeful twofer -----

The Walking Dead - showrunner says it could last 10-12 years

Republicans say no to CDC gun violence research

Too Big to Jail? Why Kidnapping, Torture, Assassination, and Perjury/ No Longer Crimes in Washington

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Not About Bunny Rabbits! & a new Kittehs gif

The Koch brothers are going after solar panels

"How capitalism enriches the few rather than the many"

Even motherhood & apple pie are fair targets if it turns out that liberals happen to like them

The Difference Between a Tea Party “Patriot” and a Real Patriot

Omaha man arrested on 4th offense DUI; witnesses say street race preceded crash

Reading the hieriglyphic staircase on the Maya in Honduras

Rachel Maddow 4/21/14

Things that give you the warm fuzzies.

International Lawyers Seek Justice for Iraqis

Rep. Peter King Calls Pulitzer for Snowden Revelations a ‘Disgrace’

How republicans and the political focus has changed.

o.k. - this is *STAT* - need b'day suggestions for elderly-spinster-sister - STAT

White Nationalists Demand Credit For Another Idea That's Gone Mainstream In The GOP

US: Russia has 'days, not weeks' to follow accord

Powdered Alcohol Is Officially A Thing In The United States

Florida fisherman may have record with 800 pound shark caught in Gulf

NBC Reportedly Hired A Psychological Consultant To Fix 'Meet The Press'

Vanity Fair: When Snowden was still missing on Tuesday-the N.S.A.’s efforts to find him intensified

Court orders U.S. to release memo on drones, al-Awlaki killing

U.S. Supreme Court rebuffs Florida Gov. Rick Scott on drug testing

Crimes against Peace”: Historic Class Action Law Suit against George W. Bush

Any updates on Lawrence O'Donnell's condition?

Same sex marriage will soon be legal in Oregon.

Frisco Tacos!

Who just got the ban hammer? I'm seeing "Name removed Message auto-removed" all

Ebook help?

I think I love Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-OH)!

Does anyone remember where the "Shoved Down Our Throats" talking point started?

Muscle Shoals

There’s A Hidden Timebomb In The Senate Rules That Will Go Off If A Supreme Court Justice Retires

Conservative group Tax-exempt status revoked

Pope John Paul II fast-tracked for sainthood as documents reveal he knew about sex crisis

I love grammar!

Looking for a 5-night rental near Glacier Park

Tatyana McFadden Honors 8-Year-Old Victim With Boston Marathon Win

Train nearly takes out U.S. Senator--Safety is Paramount

Life on Earth arose about as soon as it was possible for life to arise

I just got the nicest letter from someone who read 'Pitch'...

Why are Americans obsessed with missing plane?

Mrs Betty Bowers FANS Here is the latest: A excellent and timely history lesson.

Tribals torn apart by religion

Despite retraction, David Lazarus rips General Mills a new one

Guess what, you Far Left Radicals: I'm coming out for Elizabeth WARREN!1

Hey, Lounge, I just came out in GD for Elizabeth WARREN!1

Walter Pincus: The question Snowden should have asked Putin

Did removing lead from gasoline spark a decline in crime?

Anyone else disappointed in "The Blacklist"? It seems to be an endless series of

Just got Hulu-not very impressed...How long for last nights Simpsons to be available??

Here's to WillyT! Hip-hip-hooray!!1!

Houston Mayor Annise Parker Introduces Equal Rights Ordinance

Lake Mead, is ebbing as though a plug had been pulled from a bathtub drain.

Early voting for primary begins Thursday 24 April and continues until Saturday 3 May

Nun responds to Hannity calling her communist: "Name Calling Is About All That Exists On That Side"

Is the Right wing radio/media on the way out?

Lawsuit accuses entertainment figures of sex abuse

Top Conservative Cat (Right Wing Parody Site)

Republian Freeloader

Hope you stupid rightwingfuck confederate 'baggers had yourselves a good time tonight getting

Just in case anyone is considering Mexico as a place to live/retire.

The Lyrids are coming!

Battling for a Safer Bangladesh

Top court declines Exxon's appeal in water pollution case

Turning smog into jewels - a Dutch designer's solution to Beijing's pollution

Charlie Crist: Let students vote!

More tea party hate against Charlie Crist:

The Education Police State Comes to Rye NY

My not too bright granddaughter in-law was all upset about Obama supporting some law to take guns

'More activity' at North Korea nuclear test site

N. Korea slams Obama's 'dangerous' Asia tour

Spot On!

Heros don't

Syria conflict: West criticises Assad election plan

Greeley school parents' fury forces oil and gas driller to back down

Greeley school parents' fury forces oil and gas driller to back down

Cool Story: Cuban Ethnic Group's Heritage is Traced to Sierra Leone Through Song

Alan Webber, Democrat, for New Mexico Governor

Brittney Griner: My Christian university opposed me being gay but nurtured my basketball skills

Duck Dynasty live show cancelled due to poor ticket sales after anti-gay controversy

I feel that requesting a "Pat Robertson Doomsday Asteroid Forum" on DU is ENTIRELY within reason.

DOJ To Overhaul Clemency Process For Drug Offenders

The U.S. Military Is a Socialist Paradise

Report: Ukrainian synagogue firebombed in Black Sea city

Sri Lanka detains British tourist over Buddha tattoo

Former CIA agent, now in Havana, discusses Gadhafi’s ‘secret world’

Russian Politician Tells Aides to Violent Rape Journalist

Spotted at the White House: Giant White Bunny Rabbit! (Pic Heavy :)

Knowing when to walk away.

Chineasy - clever way to learn some Chinese (and Japanese)

Whole Foods store to convert waste to fertilizer

Really??? Its come down to this?

Remembering Bloody Ludlow – One Hundred Years On

Palestine as an exclusively Jewish issue in the US

Man on Trial for Shooting Car Thief

Yet Another Reason to Hate SCOTUS: It's Made It Easier for Payday Lenders to Prey on the Poor

US Department of State denies funding Kyiv Maidan supporters

I've been watching Swati Dandekar for several years now and

Zoo Museum Board member's company wins Science Center contract

UAW drops NLRB case to organize Volkswagen

Netflix to increase subscription prices

Minnesota homeowner's interview played at trial

Thousands line up to bid goodbye to Garcia Marquez

We Are In The Post-Industrial Economy

Krugman: Sweden Turns Japanese

Is it possible to send a rich and/or connected criminal to jail?

America's Less Religious: Study Puts Some Blame On The Internet

Exclusive - U.S. force in Afghanistan may be cut to less than 10,000 troops

China pledges to promote Venezuela partnership to new level

John Kerry’s Self-Deception

Crimean Tatar Leader Barred From Crimea Until 2019

Total Freedom for public owned property "Bundyfest"

Cameron’s Description of Britain as ‘Christian Country’ Draws an Angry Response

If millennials leave religion, then what?

David Moyes: Manchester United manager sacked by club

Lawmaker pulls bill to make Holy Bible Louisiana's official state book

Some shots from the High Roller observation wheel

The Meritocracy Myth: How the Super-Rich Really Make Their Money

Deputy US Mashal kills defendant in open court

Prosecutors: Prep School Graduates Ran Drug Ring

Orpheus' Fairy Entertainment

The Bithiae

How Billionaires Use the Government as a Tool to Destroy Companies They've Bet Against

Why Economist Thomas Piketty Has Scared the Pants Off the American Right


CEOs of Starbucks, Chipotle, Etc Want Subsidies for Their Salaries, But Are Against Raising Workers'

Matt Taibbi's New Book Is an Astonishing Study of How the Rich Are Never Punished for Their Crimes

Would you allow your child to be bused for desegregation of schools?

Please take this survey regarding the minimum wage!

The Gabriel Ratchet

Virginia white supremacists sneak Easter eggs filled with racist notes into kids’ celebration

GitHub Founder Steps Down After Harassment Probe

The First Earth Day in 1970

Pat Robertson: Jesus said an asteroid could destroy Earth next week

Mother tells how she chose between staying in burning car or braving the lions' den with her childre

Here’s how the media is getting the story on cities & millennials wrong

Numbers on the board: The Gulf Coast, four years after the BP disaster

“Climate change war” is not a metaphor

Today is the 50th Anniversary of the opening of the 1964 New York World's Fair...

The Federalist: Democrats are the Party of Inequality

Jon Stewart Tears into Sean Hannity for Cliven Bundy Hypocrisy:'Who Is on This Guy's Side?'

We're standing on a precipice, looking down into an economic abyss, being drawn in by inequality...

Federal appeals court orders Justice Dept. to release ‘white paper’ on drone program

TCM Schedule for Wednesday, April 23: Star of the Month: John Wayne

Pacific accord on maritime code could help prevent conflicts


The Invisible Class

Google's Earth Day Doodle

There's no such thing as ADD.

A lovely message from The Heritage Foundation on this Earth Day '14

Boeing gets $4.6bn order from China's Shandong Airlines

Militia Leader Who Led Murderous Attack On Okapi Sanctuary In 2012 Shot Dead In Congo

Saudi health minister sacked as Mers death toll rises

Triumph of the Immigrant American Spirit: Meb Keflezighi and the Boston Marathon

Wittgenstein's PI in 5 minutes

CEO of "Russian Facebook" Says He Was Fired, Company Now in Hands Of Putin Allies

thieves steal rhino horns in south africa

How Torture became Normalized in America

Mayor Who 'Kind Of Agreed' With Alleged Jewish Center Shooter Resigns

A New Robotic System Turns Regular Navy Helicopters Into Unmanned Drones

Burglary victim has to drown dying dog after cop shoots it for no reason. (picture of dog included)

Quite a few Americans are skeptical of science

Syria Is Holding Presidential Elections And The Internet Is Not Amused

Government = Protection Racket for the 1 Percent by Bill Moyers and Michael Winship

On Earth Day, an Economics for People and Planet

If the democratic party starts to represent MRA ideology

Alaska pot legalization vote pushed back to November

Arlington Cemetery Flyover, Tuesday, April 22, 1:00 p.m.

Al Qaeda's underwear bomb plot mastermind killed by special forces in 'biggest hit since Bin Laden'

Twenty Years Ago Today - Richard Nixon Dies

This morning I finished A KING'S RANSOM by Sharon Kay Penman. It deals with Richard the Lion-Hearted

Two Friends Invest a Million to Help a Buddy Win Election

Earthday Lament, ‘The Sixth Extinction’

Tuesday Toon Roundup 1- Unhappy Earth Day

Tuesday Toon Roundup 2- Ranchers and Haters

Tuesday Toon Roundup 3- The Rest

"A Fierce Green Fire" - 50 years of environmental activism from the 1960's to 2009

Wow, Joe Scar actually discussed the Piketty book today on Morning Joe.

Sen. Warren says she’s not running for president

The Potential Bubble the Federal Reserve Cares Most About

Elizabeth Warren’s needed call for student loan reform

New Jersey School Sued Over 'Under God' In Pledge

Vox Populii Polling firm- a new GOP Operation

student shot down by Venezuela National Guard during protest

The Republican Party's Plan to Retake the Senate Is Falling Apart

The American Middle Class Is No Longer the World’s Richest

Why Kidnapping, Torture, Assassination, and Perjury Are No Longer Punished in Washington

Mayor Who 'Kind Of Agreed' With Alleged Jewish Center Shooter Resigns

For gay and lesbian parents, equality is a myth when it comes to custody cases

The Government Shouldn't Be Forced to Put "Jerusalem, Israel" in U.S. Passports

60 percent of Japanese support whale hunt

White House dismisses GOP throwing ‘spaghetti against the wall’

American homes harbor antibiotic-resistant "superbug" MRSA

Elizabeth Warren, the fighter

Queens marks 50 years since iconic 1964 World's Fair

I-Team: Bundy's 'ancestral rights' come under scrutiny (It seems that his claims are all lies)

Student Loans Can Suddenly Come Due When Co-Signers Die

But I thought they were just a bunch of asshats.

Burning Man organizer plans anything-goes ‘Bundyfest’ to mock scofflaw rancher

happy earth day

Liberal candidate could slice Gov. Cuomo's lead in re-election bid by half: Siena Poll

New MAX hydrogen fuel cell bus begins rolling through Birmingham, Alabama

Fargo foreclosure manual on trial!

Papantonio: Wall Street’s Subsidy Safety Net

What's for Dinner ~ Tuesday ~ April 22nd

Noam Chomsky helps explain the ‘Fox Effect’ in upcoming film ‘Brainwashing of my Dad’

The Poor don't work hard enough?

High Wind advisories in parts of CA, NV, NM, UT, ID, WA, KS, NE, MT, HI and CO

I know I've posted this before - but I just love this!

Elizabeth Warren on being "Hillary’s nightmare"

Where will David Gregory go when NBComcast sends him packing

De Blasio forges ahead on municipal IDs

“Darlington County” -- sung by the Boss. It’s SC’s own Darlington County!

UPDATED: Supreme Court upholds Michigan’s ban on affirmative action in college admissions

"Michigan may ban affirmative action in college admission"s--US Supreme Court

Insurer Admits Nearly 1,000 Doctors Wrongly Placed On Covered California Provider List

the fear culture

Women still die in childbirth - even in the US, even in 2014


Find something to be happy about today, Earth Day (Tuesday April 22, 2014)

David Brooks’ twisted “manhood”: Questioning Obama’s masculinity isn’t just racist, it’s wrong

Deleted Duplicate

Another NYT-Michael Gordon Special? Robert Parry reports on those Grainy Photos from Ukraine...

Chris Christie vows not to legalize pot: New Jersey doesn’t want Colorado’s ‘quality of life’

Lee Rogers for CA 25

NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman settles with Bed Bath & Beyond over hiring practices

GREAT story about bullied 18 year old making it rich

Rhode Island nods to nonbelievers with ‘Day of Reason’ proclamation

Creeping landslide devouring part of Wyoming town

I pledge allegiance to the earth ...

Is your dog confused about his name?

Online Civil War records free until April 30

Don't know about you, but I need more of this

Nevada GOP drops platforms against abortions, gay marriage, endorses Sandoval

Today's Antarctic region once as hot as California, Florida

Graphene 'wonder material' made with kitchen blender

Violent Storms, Tornadoes to Jar Texas to Nebraska

Jeb Bush Was Only a Millionaire When He Left Office, But He Wanted to Be Rich

Biden pledges support for Ukraine as east edges closer to union with Russia

Bill O'Reilly said support for gay marriage is growing because its opponents are being bullied.

Ultimate Club Sandwich (200 McChickens LOL)

Free Speech

Another (not good) climate milestone

Toppling the Tea Party

Sheriff’s deputies join faith group to encourage trading firearms for flowers

What's your best no fat or lo cal creamy dressing recipe?

Poland’s Tusk Proposes Energy Union to Break Russian Hold on Gas

Aereo’s Supreme Court case could catch TiVo and others in its crossfire

DU A Poll On Denver's Image - NO Longer On DP Site.

Remembering Richie Havens (January 21, 1941 – April 22, 2013)

Study: American public has ‘virtually no influence’ over politics in face of wealthy interest groups

On edge of storm last night - globby clouds

Kiln Formed

Atheist lawsuit claims "under God" in NJ school's daily pledge recital harms children

Muslims vs Christians in the Streets of London

General Mills has reversed a controversial policy just a few days after posting

The Next Potential Financial Crisis - David Dayen Discusses

Republicans Don't Believe Elizabeth Warren's Not Running For President

Houston Mayor Introduces Sweeping Human Rights Ordinance

Can someone back large inheritances and NOT back guaranteed minimum income without hypocrisy?

Marines looking for a few good actors to play terrorists in training exercises

Couple of thoughts on Korean Ferry tragedy...

Sen Warren says "I'm not running for president." And, it's true, she isn't. But...

Pic Of The Moment: Republicans Now Holding 2.5 Million Unemployed Americans Hostage

Fracking in Florida sanctuary? Environmental agency won't say for sure. Only fined $25,000.

Kerry will host a conference on creating a healthier ocean in June

Earth Day in the Arctic, where climate change is up close and personal

Boat Driver Charged In Last Summer’s Fatal Hudson River Crash Makes Court Appearance

Pizza place faces federal grilling over temporary foreign workers

Cuban-American leaders helped 'Cuban Twitter'

Texas Gov. Rick Perry challenges NY Gov. Cuomo to economic debate

Found Poetry:

I watched Salem, so you don't have to.

My Mother-in-Law Died this morning

James K. Galbraith Takes on Thomas Piketty's "Capital in the Twenty-First Century"

Comcast/Time Warner Cable Merger Would Be Devastating to American Internet, Netflix Says

We're doomed, "DOOMED" I say

X-posted from GD: Sen Warren says "I'm not running for president." And, it's true, she isn't. But...

Bunnies Start Humping On News Desk During WBIR-TV's Easter Broadcast

Henry A. Giroux: Neoliberalism, Democracy and the University as a Public Sphere -- truthout

Media Matters Chief Tells Sharyl Attkisson To Put Up Or Shut Up

8 Fascinating Facts about Bicycling and Walking in the United States

Humpback whale losing 'threatened' status (to clear the way for tarsand laden tankers)

Abbas: Borders outline, settlement freeze or talks will end

Another NYT-Michael Gordon Special? Grainy Photo's of Russian Special Forces/ Duck Dynasty?

Did Texas Leave You Out?

Meretz leader justifies Abbas applications to UN treaties

The politics of black women’s hair: Why it’s seen with skepticism — and a need to discipline

How Underpaid German Workers Helped Cause Europe’s Debt Crisis -

Feds reject Texas appeal for ice storm relief aid

Police can stop vehicles based on anonymous 911 tips, justices rule

Houston Mayor Annise Parker includes citywide job protections in proposed Human Rights Ordinance

Dallas Man Could Face Murder Charge For Running Over Employees of Plano Bar, Cops Say

Lawsuit seeks redrawing of Texas Senate districts

IDF to actively recruit Christian Arab soldiers

If Hillary is a corporatist Third Way DLC Dem, why does Elizabeth Warren think she's terrific?

Lance Armstrong's coach Bruyneel banned for 10 years

Mayor de Blasio: Delay in response to deadly Rockaway fire "unacceptable"

Sonnenschiff: Solar City Produces 4X the Energy it Consumes

(Jay)Nixon: Bill eliminates income tax

Gardenstown seal cull abandoned amid protests

Cris Collinsworth wants Pat Tillman in the Hall of Fame

Ukraine alert as politician 'killed'

San Jose's first female mayor, Janet Gray Hayes, has died at 87

Feds: West fertilizer blast was preventable

Bundy is a Liar, Of Course ...

Apparently I live in a VERY safe neighborhood!

Bethlehem officials outline casino traffic worries

Considering the outrageous costs of a college education....

Exclusive - Cuba may revive Paris Club debt negotiations.

The Cave Dwellers forgot to bring Zorg his offering of welfare mothers and Obamaphones.

Out of Season

Ukraine's leading presidential candidate visited Israel in secret, asked for public support

Wrestling legend Stone Cold Steve Austin backs same-sex marriage

Slide Show: Artifacts from the Republic of Texas (1836-1845)

Women's election woes in Iraq.....what can we do to help?

UNC reading specialist says she is resigning

San Antonio Area: School districts cautious about shooting threat

Election woes for Women in Iraq.....what can we do to help?

Why do you love the devil?

Is the T-word the new N-word?

Another ACA "Horror Story"

TV’s rape problem is bigger than “Game of Thrones”

Intelligent Design - this explains a lot

Happy Earth Day -

Georgia Gay Marriage Ban Challenged In Lawsuit

Scholar Behind Viral 'Oligarchy' Study Tells You What It Means

American journalist Simon Ostrovsky reportedly captured by Pro-Russian militants in Ukraine

Celebrating Lenin's 144th birthday --

Emergency Heart Surgery for US Senator John Boozman

re: What is or isn't "Woo", how about Pradaxa? Science or woo? Should it have ever been OKd at all?

Reporter For 'Vice' Reportedly 'Taken' By Pro-Russian Militia In Ukraine

I love this

AVFM--how did these people survive to adulthood?

Apple print ad touts environmental responsibility, pokes fun at thieving Samsung

Republicans break up with Hispanics

He Was A Crook: Hunter S. Thompson on the Death of Richard M. Nixon, 20 Years Ago Today

Court: Scientist’s Emails Are Private

Introducing A Divorce Rate For Birds, And Guess Which Bird Never, Ever Divorces?

UW Madison mumps outbreak. All cases fully immunized.

When there are *sides* to an issue it almost cannot be discussed.

Cow manure fertilizer can create deadly human superbugs, study finds

Iphone voice recognition thought I said, "Fayette." Know what I really said?

One very scary threat to Planet Earth

Activism in the age of "Meh".

Rude Pundit:Photos That Make the Rude Pundit Want to Down a Handful of Ativan ...

Getting High On HIV Medication

Supreme Court upholds Michigan’s ban on affirmative action

Dalai Lama visits Fukushima... expresses support for nuclear power

Femen hold topless protest outside National Front campaign launch

Ryan to Meet With Black Lawmakers After stupid 'Inner Cities' remark

Last stand in Homs

Honey badgers are freaking geniuses!

Oman Fights Saudi Bid for Gulf Hegemony With Iran Pipe Plan

Justice Sotomayor Attacks John Roberts' Views On Race As 'Out Of Touch With Reality'

Airbnb rolls out ‘regular New Yorkers’ before court battle

Rand Paul Appeals to Democratic Base in Obama’s Hometown

When you travel in foreign lands, how do you carry your stuff such as passport, money, etc.?

Sales of Existing U.S. Homes Fall for a Third Month

De Blasio Announces ‘Sweeping Update’ to City’s Air Pollution Control Code

What Are the Economic Consequences of Climate Change?

NC deputy goes berserk, snatches phones from family after recording proves she ‘lied’

David Brooks Is Just Another Clueless Conservative Chicken Hawk

Portugal has a drone program now!

Bundy Ranch Debacle Pathetic & Ridiculous

Russia Ready to Protect Economy, Medvedev Says

The Real Reason Bill O’Reilly Won’t STFU About Stephen Colbert Hosting ‘The Late Show’

US Ground Troops Deploying to Poland

Cornell synchrotron receives $100M extension in federal funding over 5 years

Earth Day Heroes Fighting to Save Life on Earth

Investigate Americans For Prosperity!

If the American People ...

Hollande Faces Hurdle to Spending Cuts as Socialists Revolt

A Rescue and a Baby...

I doubt most people have much of a notion of science one way or another

Prohibitions against outdoor smoking in Ann Arbor win approval from City Council

Cardinal Dolan Praises Hobby Lobby, Says Women Can Just Go to 7-Eleven for Access to Health Care

A Plea To Free Archbishop Mar Gregorios Yohanna Ibrahim and Archbishop Boulos Yazigi...

A Plea To Free Archbishop Mar Gregorios Yohanna Ibrahim and Archbishop Boulos Yazigi...

Obama Faces Asia Allies Uncertain of U.S. Commitment

Norway police's chilled way with drunk wows US

Fuck Earth Day

(Without Comment)

Defying Gravity Coffee Surges to 26-Month High on Brazil

U.S. Home Prices Rose 6.9% in February as Recovery Cools

Obama plans clemency for hundreds of drug offenders

Texas Gov. Perry challenges New York Gov. Cuomo to a debate

Willie Nelson to play Wendy Davis BBQ fundraiser

Oh my... very bad news for America

Apartment / Studio for Rent - Serene Mountain Setting (Copper Hill, VA)

How senate forecasts compare

Former Bexar County Defense Attorney sent to prison for billing scheme

Freak Show: 10th CD Republicans Rant About the Muslim Brotherhood, Sharia, "Gay Rights Community"

Pentagon: Sending 600 US Troops to Eastern Europe for "exercises"

Government = Protection Racket for the 1 Percent

Without NY's contract, controversial student data collection company calls it quits

Amazon Sales Take a Hit in States With Online Tax

Update: It's a girl! Ocelot kitten's gender engenders hope for species' future

13 Things You Won’t Believe The Man Who Could Be North Carolina’s Next Senator Said

Archbishop Nienstedt's testimony is made public

Kevin Swanson pines for the "good old days" when he could lynch a woman...

Student Lenders Urged to Halt Default When Co-Signers Die

Saratoga developers concede fight to expand hometown casino

The Meritocracy Myth: How the Super-Rich Really Make Their Money

MD Gubernatorial Candidate Says Serving In Iraq Is Not A “Real Job”

Wittgenstein's PI in 5 minutes

Burning Books, One Word At A Time

On This Earth Day - I'm Working

DNC asks 15 cities for convention bids

Mock Executions, Beatings: Journalists Describe ‘Surreal’ Imprisonment By Syrian Radicals

Landrieu: I’ll put GOP foe on defensive on health care

DEC seeks public comment on NYCO test mining

How can we fight RW Trollers on progressive web pages?

(Arizona Supreme) Court: THC in driver's blood not enough to prove DUI

City-sized iceberg drifts into ocean

In Paul Ryan's Budget ....

Riding together against Keystone XL, By Daryl Hannah and Debra White Plume

Poll: Democrats lead Republicans by 6 points on a generic ballot test going into mid term

Human Rights Watch Daily Brief, 22 April

Tactical Advantage: Russian Military Shows Off Impressive New Gear

Democratic House Majority PAC spends $162K on fall TV ad buys for borough congressional race

PBS' "Frontline" tonight looks at solitary confinement...

Behold the gruesome correlation of Debt and Inflation!

The Savings and Loan Crisis Demonstrates the Importance of Glass-Steagall ( Bill Black )

Pearson fails at testing again in FL. Crashed during FCAT computer tests today.

Fracking fight dominates Earth Day in Albany

Nigerian schoolgirl kidnapping: 180 still missing

Peanut butter filled pretzels

S.C. college production highlights political battle between lawmakers, public universities


Russian social network founder says he has been fired

City Council budget to fund universal free lunch for all public school kids

Elizabeth Warren’s ‘A Fighting Chance’: An Exclusive Excerpt On The Foreclosure Crisis

This Clever Shirt Features an Acceptable Use of the Term “YOLO”

Country w/ highest after-tax income is no longer the US

Report: Missing Drug Evidence Never Recovered From New York State Police Barracks

Speaking for Hinduism in the Absence of a Conversation

Happy Note for Earth Day from EIA: Solar-electric Generating Capacity Increases Drastically

Happy Earth Day - What Are We Gonna Do?

Chattanooga residents urged to stay away from Nazi rally

Groups protest same-sex marriage near Allen Street gates (Penn State University)

Did you know?

Israel: Abbas' conditions for extending talks show 'he's not interested in peace'

Oregon priest leaves Catholic church, files legal demand for personnel files

GOP Senate Candidate Warns Vladimir Putin Is Closely Watching His Race

Found on FB

So did US drones really kill 60 plus people in Yemen?

American Masters: A Fierce Green Fire

Rahm, in a switch, opens door to 2016 Democratic convention

Something is wrong

Horses, teepees arrive on Mall for Keystone protest

Ukraine Must Urgently Implement Geneva Agreement - Lavrov

Obamacare: The Hate Can’t Be Cured

Biden Goes to Kiev as Corrupt US Media Pushes Lies and Propaganda

What do you think would be a fair description of Hillary Clinton's political leanings?

Al Gore on Climate Change: 'We Are Going to Win This Thing'

Post the names of bands you were really wrong about, now you think they suck!

TCM Schedule for Thursday, April 24, 2014 -- Star of the Month - John Wayne

TCM Schedule for Friday, April 25, 2014 -- Star of the Month - John Wayne

TCM Schedule for Saturday, April 26, 2014 -- The Essentials - Fairy Tales

Missouri mayor quits after anti-Semitic remarks tied to Kansas killings

My recipe for overcoming a broken heart

U.S. Ordered to Release Memo in Awlaki Killing

US Rep. To Deputy Director of Drug Policy: You're 'Part of the Problem'

How to cut cherry tomatoes,

Court: Ohio man must pay $489,000 for false call

#myNYPD Backfires As Twitter Users Share Photos of Police Brutality

Gov. Ghris Christie Named 'Father of the Year'

This is the best audience ever for New Orleans jazz. No talking or texting at all..,

Court critical of Ohio law punishing campaign lies

Great courtroom movie dramas

Police: ‘Call of Duty’ loss prompts shooting hoax in Long Beach (a natl trend called 'swatting')

Get the popcorn -GWB probe: N.J. legislative panel issues more subpoenas

Former Symbionese Liberation Army Member Kilgore Won't Teach At UI; AAUP, Some Faculty Protest

‘Uribe’s former business partner, chief of staff helped create paramilitary death squad’

Oil Companies Fight North Dakota Proposal To Slow Production To Control Natural Gas Flaring

Jesus Was Probably Gay

Mitt Romney gives Bob McDonnell $10,000 for legal defense

'Piles And Piles' Of Bodies In S. Sudan Slaughter

Bob Dole: Rand Paul, ‘Extreme Right-Wing’ Cruz Don’t Have Experience to Run in 2016

I'd like to share the obituary for Michael Moore's father. It is wonderful

Judge In Cole Attack Case Orders Prosecutors To Share CIA Secret Prison Details With Defense

Stonehenge Rock Source Identified

A Polluted Superfund Site Is Now Home To 36,000 Solar Panels

Meet the woman who could turn Texas purple

Meet the woman who could turn Texas purple

The Top 12 Government Programs Ever

HIV-infected people may face obligatory fingerprinting in Russia

NY Times Changes Its Tune On TPP; Highlights Cronyism, Lack Of Transparency As Problems

Drones unearth more details about Chaco culture

Earth Day 1970, with Walter Cronkite

Anybody else going to catch A Fierce Green Fire on PBS tonight?

Cuban-American youth nonprofit secretly helped with U.S.-built ‘Cuban Twitter’

Cuban-American youth nonprofit secretly helped with U.S.-built ‘Cuban Twitter’

PHOTOS: On Easter, Palestinians resurrect their destroyed village

Waitress who served alcohol to teen before fatal crash gets jail time, probation

Clapper Bans US Intelligence Employees From 'Unauthorised' Media Contact

NYT: The American Middle Class Is No Longer the World’s Richest

North Korea: The New Generation Losing Faith In The Regime

My story can be found on page 137 of 'How to Destroy the Middle Class' playbook ....

I find the astronomy babes on the Science Channel quite attractive

Radley Balko: Was the police response to the Boston bombing really appropriate?

Captain Kirk reacts to Miley Cyrus

Leopard Attack India: Leopard attack Human in India creates panic in western Indian village

The Propaganda War: Opposition Sings Kremlin Tune on Ukraine

Want to see some sound?

Israeli troops shower Bethlehem-area village with tear gas

Putin Calls For Improved Russian Military Infrastructure In Arctic

Israel’s Uncomfortable History of Racist Engineering

Fetus vs. baby

"Intellectual and political debate about the distribution of wealth

Army Vs. National Guard: Who Gets Those Apache Helicopters?

Message for David Brooks: What's the main difference between Obama's Foreign Policy and that of some

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- 23 April 2014

Supreme Court Calls Lying by Politicians an Expression of Their Religion

Comcast fires back at Netflix on Time Warner deal

Media Watchdog Tells Sharyl Attkisson To "Put Up Or Shut Up"

Macklemore, Ryan Lewis launch HIV fundraising effort, reveal Lewis' mother is HIV-positive

First distress call on S. Korean ferry from passenger, not crew, coast guard says

Democratic Odds of Keeping The Senate Are Improving Every Single Day

Obama Surveys Oso Slide Damage, Meets With Victims, Family Members, Responders

Does Fox "News" promote animosity towards minorities or do they bring out what already exists?

Gulf Tower Peregrine Falcon

Oprah's Stepmom Says Winfrey Called Her a "Negro" In Explosive Interview

Paper: WIPP workers ''not permitted to speak''

Groom, Texas

How One Profitable Company Took Home A Tax Refund Equal To All Of The SNAP Benefit Cuts

James Michener's "CENTENNIAL" Now Available on DVD...It's Fantastic Watch..for Some..