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Archives: April 23, 2014

Next improvement for Obamacare

White supremacists in Virginia hide Easter eggs filled with racist messages

Do you have "exaggerated trust" in science??????

'Oiligarchy' or Oligarchy

I vote no speed bumps in the Lounge.

Ever see a train lay a track

I don't mind calling this Democrat an idiot.

Clemson Researchers Develop Robot to Protect Students from School Shooters

Max Keiser..One of his Best Shows..."The Rentier Class"..Dickens World?

Late night at the office, catching up on paperwork.

UNION: Pilots at Jet Blue overwhelmingly vote to form a union.

Florida Republican Dane Eagle Arrested For DUI After Leaving Taco Bell At 2 A.M.

Max Keiser..One of his Best Shows..."The Rentier Class"...Seriously.. DICKENS World!

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

Oops! Dupe.

Instant Karma

This American Life: Tarred and Feathered -- Act Two: Help Wanted - Non-Offending Pedophiles

NYPD Twitter #myNYPD Campaign Goes Horribly Wrong - WHAT WERE THEY THINKING??!!

If it quacks like a duck, it may be almost like a whale

I have a similar routine I do with my border collie although not this extensive

I saw this card in the bin at the library

Where's the Beef?

At a rare field hearing, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson calls Miami Beach ground zero for sea level rise

'Mass exodus' from Cuomo administration expected post election

Hoboken Mayor would have come forward sooner if the governor wasn’t a former U.S. attorney!

Mandatory Tuesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Even Stevens! & a new Kitteh gif

My apologies for foolish posts

Camden Yards Concessions To Stop Selling Crack After Seventh Inning

Harder to drive, harder to vote?

Colombia court reinstates ousted Bogota mayor

My apologies for foolish posts

Cliven Bundy's "ancestral rights" are as genuine as

Remembering Rubin

John Lennon and Yoko Ono on LOVE

Camera recommendations

Physics, ftw!

April 22, 1938

Tom Steyer: I’m not the Koch brothers

*Elizabeth Warren coming up on Rachel show.

Elizabeth Warren will be live on Rachel Maddow in a few minutes (as of 925 PM EST)

“Not a Single Republican Has Mentioned Earth Day in Congress Since 2010.”

So, I saw St. Paul and the Broken Bones in concert Sunday night and

Meet the Kentucky Dem Running On, Not From, #Obamacare

Role Reversal

UConn Grad Student Employees Will Soon Bargain First UAW Contract

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

Scott Walker currently leads by large margin in DFA's Villain Voting

The average U.S. CEO is paid 331 times as much as their average employee.

Hundreds in Mexico protest telecommunications reform they say will allow for censorship

Hundreds in Mexico protest telecommunications reform they say will allow for censorship

It has come to my attention

Women Are Dying From Unsafe Abortions While American NGOs Do Nothing

Letter to a Libertarian

Mexico arrests 46 criminals posing as vigilantes

Clay Aiken releases ad for NC campaign

Child Predator...

'Piles and piles' of bodies in S. Sudan slaughter

New York's pitch to score 2016 Democratic National Convention could include Brooklyn

What kind of imbecile

Nance Greggs: The Anti-Christ (for Dummies)

Erick Erickson on Hillary Clinton: “I don’t know how far back they can pull her face”

"Cows are the real Hogs"

words from women on earth day

Any Wingnut that criticizes Hillary's age in 2016 had BETTER be on record criticizing McCain's age..

words from women on earth day

WWE Fans Give Hate The Smackdown

"Americans increasingly prefer Democrats on healthcare: Reuters/Ipsos poll"

Tea Party Heroes

Imagine Living in a socialist USA: : A conversation with Michael Steven Smith and Bhaskar Sunkara

Crater Lake NP's Snowfall Totals Dropping For Eight Decades Straight Now

Mexico's Bold Moves On Climate Fund: $78,000 For Administrative Expenses, Zero Action Since Start

Ginni Thomas's Favorite Conservative Non-Profit's Tax-Exempt Status Revoked

Sec. Kerry Will Host Global Oceans Conference In June; On Overfishing, Pollution, Acidification

(Arizona Gov.) Brewer vetoes gun bills

Jersey City Man Shot in the Face and Blinded by Police Faces 30 Years in Prison

Labor story in LBN needs some love

Labor story in LBN needs some love

GOP House Douchecanoes Vote To Cut Land & Water Cons Fund 90%, Then Ask For Funding Under Table

'Tis the season (when failing students go berserk)

Robert Parry: "Prepping for a Ukrainian Massacre"

How to shoot someone the bird, with style

One Year And Change After 17 Died In West, TX Blast, Not One New State, Federal Law re. Fertilizer

CNN exploits the suffering of MH370 and then tells victim's families they're all assholes...

Students, Faculty Protest $150K Pay Day For “War Criminal” Condoleezza Rice At U of Minnesota 4/17

Okay, got my Oly Epl1 fullspectrum camera.

The $135,000 Menu

Camera recommendations

Camp Classics. What are yours?

So a bunch of white guys with guns defied the government...

"Justin Trudeau Carries Man In Wheelchair Down Stairs"

No-fly list used by FBI to coerce Muslims into informing, lawsuit claims

We're Patriots ... ?

Political Language ...

Warren's not running? Did anyone else interpret it this way?

President Obama Says US-Japan Security Treaty Applies To Islands Claimed By China

UPDATED: Problems with my SATA DVD burner - it is not burning!

Eric Cantor Leads Congressional Trip To Asia

get your Torture Awareness Month tool kit for you faith bases place

China Defies Obama’s Slow Asia Pivot With Rapid Military Buildup

How to Improve the U.S. Government: Gore Vidal Speech at the National Press Club 1988

US Troops Head To Poland, Baltics To 'Reassure' Allies

Sky is falling again, 12768th time since I joined

Pravy Sektor tells OSCE they're forming a political party

7 dangerous Apps that parents need to know about

Senator Boozman recovering after heart surgery

Montreal police ready for Habs victory by pouring gasoline on cars

I am going to continue...

Aaron Sorkin Apologizes For "The Newsroom"

The Upcoming "24" Mini-Series: I Predict A Flop

Brother of mudslide victim calls Obama visit ‘heartfelt’

W.Va. SOS Calls Conservative Group's (Koch Bros) Voter Registration Mailing "Misleading"

Florida is for Crist ....

Putnisite is discovered!

Meet the woman who could turn Texas purple

O’Reilly to Bundy Supporter: What’s the Difference Between Bundy and Occupy Wall Street?

Ontario Strip Club Will Begin Religious Services

American Masters: A Fierce Green Fire

Joe Biden tells Ukranian leaders U.S. stands with them

Missouri executes inmate for 1993 farm slaying

Last Month Was the Fourth-Warmest March Since 1880. Happy Earth Day!

Any Charlie Chaplin fans?

SF: I finally saw my first Hell's Angel.

A couple of fun pics from the #myNYPD Twitter Fail

This Saudi prince is accused of killing 2,000 endangered birds while on safari in Pakistan

The big question, who does Obama give the nod to?

This Best Graph I've Seen On The Problem With The 2010 Election

La Jolla

Ukraine’s Unpaid Gas Bills Dwarf U.S. Aid Offer

Man fined £300 for swallowing goldfish in Neknominate prank

USGS..M2.0 Explosion - 75km E of Gabbs, Nevada

Do the American people really give a shit about Ukraine

Battersea Power Station's towers must be demolished within two years and then rebuilt

Greg Palast blows the lid off BP and its hold over politics.

Fire weather advisory for parts of NM, TX, OK, CO, KS, VA, MD, DE, PA, NJ, NY, CT and WV

Sherpas Move to Shut Everest in Labor Fight

Top Figures in Conservative Movement Spreading Crazy Lie That Faith in God Ended Slavery

Korea Confronts Tendency to Overlook Safety as Toll in Ferry Sinking Grows

Stop Lamenting Capitalism's Crushing of Working Class Gains and Start Organizing!

G.M. Seeks to Fend Off Lawsuits Over Switch

How the Obscenely Wealthy Are Strangling Our Democracy{interview}

Robotic invasion coming to downtown St. Louis

No air pockets found on key floors of sunken South Korean ferry

MH370 search: 'Object of interest' found on Western Australian coast

Qatar criticised for domestic workers' abuse

The bird in the house of the king.

Django Reinhardt - I Can't Give You Anything But Love

Crusading Economists Piketty's New Book Takes Us to the Big Question of How to Reduce Inequality

Poverty Wages Pose Risk To Fast Food Industry Profits

Outroaring Dick

Clueless Young Billion-Heirs Get Royal Treatment at White House

Labor Case Filed by Injured Player in ’70s Has Echoes Today

Kremlin: Russia will retaliate to attack on its interests

New Laws & Oversight needed after Texas Blast

Want to Stop Climate Change? Take the Fossil Fuel Industry to Court

The Change Within: The Obstacles We Face Are Not Just External

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

The New Abolitionism

Man on Trial for Murder Worried "MURDER" Neck Tattoo Might Hurt His Case

How Did Canada's Middle Class Get So Rich?

"Deadliest Catch" and the government shutdown

Medicare database plagued by flaws

Primark to open its first US stores

Recycling isn't all that it appears to be.

Report: Legal Gay Marriage Could Boost Va. Economy

Stand up or die trying - By Mark Morford

Austria says more sanctions on Russia would inflame tensions

The largest election in human history is wrapping up

neutral density -9

A big win for the people vs the Frackers

"Petulant, Childish, Vindictive" - TX Slashes Funding After SA Smog Study Details Fracking Impact

Duke - Removing Coal Ash Dumps From Watersheds Would Cost $10 Billion, Take Decades; Guess Who Pays?

Abbas or former Hamas leader Shaer to lead Palestinian unity government

Florida Republicans Gut Bill Attempting To Fund Cleanup Of State's Once-Pristine Springs

So, basically the only way to end discrimination of minorities

Republican activists push party on gay marriage, part of efforts to de-emphasize social issues

Can anyone else access I haven't

I would like some new themes for ubuntu 14.04

raising taxes on corporations that treats their CEOs royally and their workers like serfs

Germany Helped Prep Russia for War, U.S. Sources Say

Loaded Republican primary awaits votes in two weeks

AP - Analysis: Putin likely to ignore West on Ukraine

Yikes, these eaglets are growing so fast.....

Toon: Easter Egg Hunt

CBO Report Confirms U.S. Deficit Back to Normal Level

Sometimes I see the glass is half full and other times....

(Re)Radicalization of the Working Class in Turkey?: An Appraisal of Recent Workplace Occupations

In response to war criminal Tony Blair's paid lecture, West must take Sides against Growing Threat

Anyone else having this problem with DU this am

Asian American voter turnout lags behind other groups; some non-voters say they’re ‘too busy’

Public strongly backs affirmative action programs on campus

Lupita nyongo -- Most beautiful woman in the world 2014

Ted Cruz's Worst Nightmare Is Coming True: Obamacare is working.

More powerful sonar likely next step in jet search

Meet The Oppo Researchers Who Want To Derail The Clinton 2016 Train

Rank and file Catholics getting fed up with edicts to discriminate

Happy Administrative Professional's Day

GOPers Move Ahead With Longshot Effort To Impeach Missouri Guv

Niigata Prefecture Lied about Potassium Iodide Pill Purchase, Received Government Subsidy

The Revolt of the Cities

Republican Activists Push Party On Gay Marriage

Wednesday Toon Roundup 1- Post Earth Day

Wednesday Toon Roundup 2- Airplane Riders

Wednesday Toon Roundup 3- Economy and Energy

Group Bashing Charlie Crist Vows It's Not A Conservative Front

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

Wednesday Toon Roundup 4 - The Rest

UPDATED: Judge To Mull Chelsea Manning Name Change Request

Why not two women on the Dem ticket in 2016?

Official Denies F.B.I. Was Investigating Manifesto Leak

California Bill Reignites Affirmative Action Fight

Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System-ISEGS is in the Mohave Desert.

Intelligence Chief Issues Limits on Press Contacts

Top gear apologises..again

Tea Party’s Woodstock fantasy: Cliven Bundy as the wingnuts’ latest ’60s-style protest hero

Professor: Republicans are ‘Racist, Misogynist, Money-Grubbing’ If GOP Wins Universities Will Close

The Koch brothers are attempting to interfere in West Virginia elections

The SCOTUS decision regarding MI affirmative action.

Death of Professional Dancer Sparks Protest in Rio

World Bank Review Team To Recommend Approving Loan To Uganda Despite Anti-Homosexuality Act

The 2016 Presidential Campaign Has NOT Begun!

‘Ice Road Truckers’ Star Arrested For Kidnapping And Beating A Prostitute

Has the Human Race Chosen Hospice?

Inside the World of Hillary Superfans

NYTimes Poll Suprise: Southern Senate Dems In The Lead

Top Figures in Conservative Movement Spreading Crazy Lie That Faith in God Ended Slavery

A nice home for Maduro and Cabello

Papantonio: SCOTUS Is Rotten At The Top

Russia, EU, Ukraine, Slovakia may hold gas talks on Apr 24 - Ukrainian energy minister

Bob Dole calls out that extreme right wing guy Cruz and the other nutters Rubio and Rand Paul

I have a massive earworm right now and I'm gonna infect the entire lounge with it

Do the pictures prove that Russian special forces are engaged in Ukraine?

UPDATED: NYTimes Poll Suprise: Southern Senate Dems In The Lead

Jan Brewer Smacks Down Bill To Allow Guns In Arizona's Public Buildings

RPT-Russia says receives Brussels proposal on gas talks

Prosecutors: Cuckolded husband’s tape proves Dinesh D’Souza knew he broke campaign laws

I'd love Elizabeth Warren to run for President

Is Bundyville headed north?

What the hell do Atheists need with special Atheist holidays?

Meet the doctor who gave $1 million of his own money to keep his gun research going

Army approves ‘humanist’ as religious preference

Richards responds again to massive mismanagement of child predator cases

Jesus Had a Wife?..Ancient Papyrus Opens Discussion about Sexuality & Role of Women in the Church

ESPN to televise first NFL playoff game ever on cable

You mean, the unemployed weren't just lazy moochers after all?

Vice journalist Simon Ostrovsky held by pro-Russian gunmen for being “suspected of bad activities.”

A little compassionate conservative LA radio morning banter for you

Ferry divers: No air pockets found

New York City pre-K signups end on Wednesday

Sean Hannity guest: Liberals inspired Kansas shooter, Obama causing ‘modern Holocaust’

Tony Blair, the Violent Islamist's Best Friend

Anti-U.S. protest violence ahead of Obama visit highlights concern over military pact in Philippines

Warren's own supporters on DU seem to be calling her a dissembling politician who's playing politics

Grow. Food. Everywhere.

Long-awaited US rule on coal dust to be announced

Release those improperly detained

Why do some people say adages/proverbs/sayings, even song lyrics a lot, just in their regular conver

The sacred principles of liberty, embodied in one maxim.

Port Authority Board To Vote On Possible Loan For 3 World Trade Center Construction

Big Bang Theory Actually Has Religious Roots

Bryce Campaign: Randy Bryce announces candidacy for 21st state Senate District

Bad News For GOP In KY: Frequent ER Users Being Directed To Proper Med Facilities-Saving State $$$

Jon Stewart *ANNIHILATES* Media (Fox News) Hypocrisy On Hillary:

Ten Negative Messages The Republican Party Is Sending To America’s Kids

Former President Bill Clinton backs Rep. Charlie Rangel for re-election

9 Priests Who Were Great Scientists

Cuomo’s plan to undercut the W.F.P.

Warren Ballentine:We have a black President and we are loosing Affirmative Action

Pain moves from place to place in my leg

BLM to limit geocaching in Central Oregon

US Sending Paratroopers to Baltics As Ukraine Boils--Russia Also Announces New Military Exercises

Airbnb seeks end of lawsuit

Obama opens Japan trip at famous sushi restaurant

SCOTUS decision means we have to address racial disparity in education

Did Bratton and de Blasio screw up with #myNYPD?...

Another view from Ukraine - Recent Events in Slovansk

New spin in casino race

Do you have 1 million saved for retirement? May not be enough.

Man Found Dead Inside Port-A-Potty; Lived There For Months As Shelter During Cold Winter...

A fine of just $300

Update on my Goal to rewatch "Lost" on Netflix

8 year old disabled boy on his way to becoming a convicted felon.

Casino developers cough up application fee

Supreme Court Calls Lying by Politicians an Expression of Their Religion - Andy Borowitz

After-Hours Clinic a partnership of health-care David and Goliath

The Internet Is Not Killing Religion, Religion is Killing Religion

Prepping for a Ukrainian Massacre -

Test-drive OS X betas for free!

Up in Arms: Georgia Governor To Sign Controversial Gun Bill

NYC proposes 3.35% water rate increase

Corporate rule more intrusive than "big government"

Remember the pregnant woman on life support

'Massive and unprecedented' US drone strikes in Yemen in pursuit of al-Qa’ida lead to retaliatory

Sunflowers ...

NYPD Encourages Everyone To Tweet Their Photos With the Cops, Things Go Predictably Awry

Texas AG LIES about TX - OK Border Dispute, Calls it "BLM Land Grab"

Clemency Project 2014 Praises Justice Department for Breathing New Life Into Clemency Process

Ukrainian Parliment member calls to "simply shoot them all" (Pro-Russian protesters)

Pic Of The Moment: Who Keeps Voting For These Clowns?

Always Be Batman !!!

Should a Chimp Be Able to Sue Its Owner?

Reverend Billy and His Choir Visit a Harvard Drone Lab to Cast Out the Demons

Replacing the president’s helicopter

Says it all

*** Gets out staple gun and posts today's DU Cafeteria Lunch Specials ***

Call of Duty loser calls in SWAT team hoax on kid who beat him

I spent a little more time with one.

Justice Dept. considering clemency after 10 years for federal inmates

As someone who drives a "deer magnet", I approve.

James Holmes to appeal psychiatric exam order in theater shooting case

If you are interested in the temples in Cambodia

U.S. New Home Sales Dive To Eight-Month Low In March

While I'm at it, some conventional B&W. Some goes back a long time.

Lower Manhattan 2-year-old survives 3-story window fall

My mind is blown after watching The Cool Ones

(Propaganda Watch) NYT Retracts Russian-Photo Scoop - by Robert Parry

Children's Corpses Reveal Desperate Attempts To Escape Korean Ferry

OR couple whose daughter died untreated wants faith-healing beliefs kept from jury

Most Americans Are 'Not Too Confident' the Big Bang Theory Is a Solid One

Time again to post your musical shame here....

Georgia On My Mind

Spying on Rousseff Has Brazil Leading Internet Road Map

Do you wish you were rich?

Slain Cop's Parents Settle Lawsuit Against Mississippi Gun Dealer

Pornography Victims Get Partial Compensation, Supreme Court Says

"How I Live Now." Unheard of little gem.

AFP Trots Out Another Dubious “Obamacare Victim”

Jeb Bush says he is 'thinking about' 2016 run

What if religious violence is just a syndrome of a missing systemic trait?

Dutch, British, Danes scramble jets after Russian bombers approach airspace over North Sea

FYI - Man Boobz has changed his name:

Donald Trump Is Complaining That President Obama's Walk Is 'Unpresidential'

Obama Moves to Resume Some U.S. Military Aid to Egypt

Colombia President Reinstates Ousted Bogota Mayor

IRS paid 1,100 of its employees bonuses although they owed back taxes

Trump attacks President Obama for his "unpresidential" walk.

Thom Hartmann: Conservatives are scared straight by a Frenchman...

New Records: IRS Targeted Progressive Groups More Extensively Than Tea Party

Thom Hartmann: If Nature Goes...So Do We

One Book to Change Them All

Jeb Bush: I’m ‘thinking about’ 2016 run

Butter or oil in bread dough?

Erdogan confirms ‘aid’ to Turkish military post inside Syria

Brazil Passes Bill on Internet Privacy

Health Care Experts Rip Ben Carson's "Near Worthless" Health Care Plan

Cardinal: 'Wrong' for Gay Catholics to March During Pride


Wrestler Steve Austin on same sex marriage and religion

Pitting People Against One Another

Find the Dog

Congratulations! You're now an official Russian media outlet!

This is an amazing video.......I have never seen anything like it. It's also brief...

NYT Poll Blows Up The GOP's Obamacare Narrative

Traffic light? We don't need no stinkin' Traffic Light

US Workers Were Once Massacred Fighting for the Protections Being Rolled Back Today-

Conservatives Rip Into Sotomayor's 'Legally Illiterate' Dissent On Race

Election poster wars start in Europe for May EU parliament election.

Gentrification "Counterforce" Blocks Microsoft Shuttle Bus in Seattle

Keystone Allies Say New Delay Aids Push to Bypass Obama

Fired Lesbian Police Chief Gets Outpouring Of Support From Tiny South Carolina Town

RNC Goes After 'Dirty,' 'Unethical' Harry Reid For His Koch Attacks

The sky IS falling!

Sean Hannity will have blood on his hands: Fox News promotes Cliven Bundy’s war

average household salary is Bs9200/mont , average food basket Bs 9986

Leading employment-related WTF of the year

So .... who wants to visit GA

Hannity's LAME attempt to hit back at Jon Stewart

RAF Jet Chases Russian Planes Away From UK

Georgia’s ‘Guns Everywhere Bill’

Bill de Blasio Says City Must Lead Nation on Immigrant Rights

Hot Weather Cooking

Pew Research: "an overwhelming share of liberals (87%) want to see Hillary Clinton run"

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

Asheville Event

Supreme Court reverses ruling that awarded

Canadian gas prices jump by up to 34c/gal overnight; 'doesn't make sense'

Senate Report On Cia Interrogations Shadows Gitmo Trials, Could Complicate Declassification

Kochs Launch Group to Win Over Hispanics

EU elections may strengthen Putin in Europe with success of far-right parties

Obama Ordered to Reveal Legal Basis for Killing Americans with Drones

The US is an oligarchy, study concludes

Deal Between Palestinian Political Groups Fatah And Hamas Casts Doubt On Faltering Talks With Israel

With Obamacare attacks losing juice, Senate Republicans officially flailing

'MST3K' Creator Hints at Online Reboot

Mo. House panel to consider impeaching governor

Mid-week Blues break: Jeff Healey's intense live version of "As the Years Go Passing By"

Coming Out Atheist - Greta Christina Discusses Her New Book

Native American Burial Mound and Village Site paved over for Marin County homes

'Meritless' GOP Ethics Complaint Gives Reid More Oxygen To Trash Koch Bros

From the producers of "Inconvenient Truth" -- opening May 9th: "FED UP"

The Rude Pundit - "Cool Professor" and "Nice Guy" Is Now a "Liberal Dirtbag" Thanks to Idiot Student

600 Ground Troops to Eastern Europe--Why?

25 Years Ago: USS Iowa turret explosion

The Daily Show: The Broads Must Be Crazy

"Bachelorette" contestant Eric Hill dies after paragliding accident

Don’t laugh, but bronies may be propping up one of America’s favorite companies

Bayern München are overrated (überschätzt)

RGIII to drive pace car at Richmond NASCAR race

Very stupid question from an old lady who aught to know the answer. I want to make a white cake

Why doesn't the government start a new department to compete with the private NRA?????

Nuclear power project near Houston moves forward

UT's invading blooms might just be a maroon mix-up

Prince Charles' brother-in-law dies in NYC fall

New Records: IRS Targeted Progressive Groups More Extensively Than Tea Party

Do you miss Mack Brown? Here's your new homepage

Clinton & Bengazi

TOON: GOP Getting It Wrong Again And Again And Again

Oregon Marriage Ban Goes to Court Today, Without NOM's Defense

This One Guy On Facebook Just GETS IT, You Know??

Can the mentally ill hold religious beliefs?

At least he did not wish her "Happy Easter"

New AFP TV spot attacks Udall over Obamacare cancellations

Ex-Wayland Baptist University CFO admits theft, gets five year sentence

What's for Dinner, Wed., April 23

Brunei Postpones Death by Stoning Law

Eric Holder: Sonia Sotomayor ‘courageous’

Cadillac Ranch Creator Stanley Marsh 3 faces new teen sex lawsuit

Norm Ornstein: Obama Can't Be The Green Lantern

CFO explains why she declined Beaumont ISD job offer

Lockheed Martin Opens New Office In Israel

A Half-Million in Texas Without Workplace Insurance

Wise County couple gets $3 million in fracking suit

What are you reading the week of April 20, 2014?

U.S. Schoolchildren Exposed to Arsenic in Well Water Have Lower IQ Scores

Hope for the South: South Carolina Town Council Pushes Back After Openly Gay Police Chief Fired

Putin sends a warship again

Daniel Ellsberg, Thomas Drake and Jesslyn Radack Tell It Like It Is at Whistle-Blowers’ Summit

Governor Perry Facing Possible Grand Jury Indictment

You Are Paying for the Criminal Defense of Rick Perry

Jodie Foster marries Alexandra Hedison

"Wells-Fargo Sucks"

Arlington, Targeted By Open-Carry Activists, Bans Guns at City Council Meetings

NSA Knew Of Heartbleed Bug, Refused To Protect Americans

At what point do we realize that we are two different people living in the same land area?

Who the Hell lets a monkey drive a tractor?

Jimmy Carter likes William Hague

Controller Scott Stringer switches sides to endorse Adriano Espaillat for Congress

U.S. man accused of arms dealing, attempted murder in Venezuela

U.S. man accused of arms dealing, attempted murder in Venezuela

Railways ordered to stop using older tank cars in Canada

Leading GOP AG Candidate Paxton Cancels Appearance at Tea Party Event to check Financial Disclosures

Did Pope Francis really tell a divorced woman to take Communion?

Photo Of Obama In Conservative Attack Ad Is Photoshopped From Hospital Trip After Aurora Shooting

Cliven Bundy's ancestors started the cattle ranch in ...... 1954

Women shouldn't report sexual harassment at the workplace.

‘A lot of dead cattle’ after truck overturns near downtown Fort Worth

Mystery of 'ocean quack sound' solved (BBC)

What could POSSIBLY go wrong?

[MS] Gov. Bryant signs 20-week abortion ban

Camilla Parker Bowles' brother Mark Shand dies in New York City

Abbott, in Houston, unveils more education ideas

Energy Department scraps millions in fees for nuclear loan guarantee

Aricle (*NOT* from Monsanto!) shows most GMO critics are full of it.

Ector County ISD will pay $30K for Hood students’ medical bills caused by mercury contamination

Asteroid impact risks 'underappreciated' (BBC) {new data from infrasound detectors}

Camille Paglia: end the drinking age

Suggesting that People Focus on the Upcoming Election Is NOT Authoritarian!

Stowaway: San Jose airport eyes security changes after 'very serious' incident

Ukraine Receives IMF Staff Support for $17 Billion Loan

Bill Bratton, Mayor de Blasio reject City Council proposal to hire 1000 cops

Then Jeb said to George...

Ukraine's Maidan protesters: 'The revolution is not finished yet'

hey Loungers, can I ask (yet another) favor?

Pieces of Madrid

Animal Lovers Save Doberman Trapped and Left to Die by Highway

It's been awhile since we've had a Molly Hatchet appreciation thread here in the DU Lounge!!

Pussy Riot singer joins opposition to UK prison book ban

Gun silencer sales are booming

Turkey offers condolences to Armenia over WWI killings

Future Faux News Reporter

GMO Labeling Bill Passes VT Legislature

USAF: Colombia crash caused by plane hitting hill

USAF: Colombia crash caused by plane hitting hill

Georgia Poll May Give GOP Pause


Ed Shultz is discussing the rise of the Oligarchs

San Antonio GI killed in Guatemala exercise

San Antonio GI killed in Guatemala exercise

I so hope that "Big Ed"Shultz is right - saying this about the Keystone pipeline just now:

David Dewhurst Going Out with a Whimper, Not a Bang

Abbas: no contradiction between reconciliation and negotiations

Charges Filed Against Ex-Deputies Accused of Planting Guns in Marijuana Dispensary

Red Poppy Festival in Georgetown this weekend

Papantonio: Where Are The Populist Leaders?

How You Can Help Defend Journalists in Honduras

UK military operations since cold war have cost £34bn, says study.

Missouri Republicans Advance Effort To Impeach Gov. Nixon Over Same-Sex Tax Returns

NYT Poll: Even These Southern States Don't Want Obamacare Repealed

Stop Electing Morons -Charles Pierce

Ros-Lehtinen concerned about Haiti vote delay

DC suburb,

Looks like Republicans and conservative Democrats are going to try to bypass Obama on Keystone

“You can sleep tonight knowing the Klan is awake!” – KKK Neighborhood Watch Apparently Spreading

U. of Utah nurse resigns over offensive online comment about Tongans

#myNYPD Twitter Campaign Boomerangs Across The Nation

"It's the process stupid" to paraphrase Carville. GOTV drives need to be updated.

Shaky Start to Ukraine’s Military Push Amid Frayed Geneva Deal

ACLU: Hope, At Last, for Some Federal Prisoners

People Magazine Accused of Lightening Lupita Nyong’o's Skin for ‘Most Beautiful' Issue

Gov. Cuomo nixes debate challenge from Texas Gov. Rick Perry

Jeopardy contestants fail to remember Herman Cain

Boomers did you ever think we'd live to see this day?

Knoxville Man Fakes Own Kidnapping, It Backfires When Mom Won't Pay Ransom

Rochester Completes Electric Car Charging Station Project

Conservatives Call Justice Sotomayor Illiterate and Emotional

I'm trying to decide which I hate more...

Here's just how low the Kochs will go

How Burrowing Owls Lead To Vomiting Anarchists (Or SF’s Housing Crisis Explained)

Well, there goes net neutrality. Thanks, FCC

F.C.C., in ‘Net Neutrality’ Turnaround, Plans to Allow Fast Lane.

Solar plant promises 1,000 jobs in Buffalo

Hillary needs to start campaigning for House and Senate Dems in 2014

F.C.C., in ‘Net Neutrality’ Turnaround, Plans to Allow Fast Lane

"Six Studies Show That Everything Republicans Believe Is Wrong"

Asked about liberal unrest, Cuomo points to the Senate

OBAMA Admin: "The Pipeline Would In Fact Be Rejected - Only Question NOW Is Timing Of Announcement"

"The Privatization Backlash" by Molly Ball

HELLlllloooooooo Colorado!

60% of China underground water polluted: report

Congratulations Chelsea Elizabeth Manning

How does one apply to unemployment compensation in Minnesota?

The Economy is Not Like a Household

Postal Workers to Protest at More than 50 Staples Stores in 27 States on April 24

Common Eye Questions: Floaters

World's first McDonald's drive-thru in Sierra Vista

Interfaith Panel Denounces a 9/11 Museum Exhibit’s Portrayal of Islam

Postal Workers to Protest at More than 50 Staples Stores in 27 States on April 24

Avril Lavigne's Hello Kitty: Racist, bad music, or both?

Dear UPS delivery drivers,

"When the right attacks the ACA from the left" (Kochs pull a Rand Paul)

State College residents looking to put up new statue of Joe Paterno

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