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Archives: April 29, 2014

Sarasota dancer strikes gold in Cuba

Drones may soon assist with tornado research and rescue (BBC)

Dems hit Astorino on housing dispute with feds

99% to Koch brothers

Sunken ship discovery in SF Bay revives memories of xenophobia

Glenn Greenwald at ACLU Bill of Rights Awards Dinner, 2014

The embarrassing flight of the three hawks - By Jane Franklin

Black Snake Militia member faces prison sentence today in what FBI called a terror plot

Just wondering...

"Progressives take Manhattan, and many other U.S. cities"

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Tuesday, 29 April 2014

Some excellent reporting on what has happened to the U.S. Sailors who responded to Fukushima

Photo Game (Come play!)

Tea party PACs reap money for midterms, but spend little on candidates

Toles Toon- The New type of Flasher

A soccer stadium, sort of

These Maps Show How Segregated The US Still Is

What if those making education decisions for public schools, had to be public school grads??

Repubs have revealed themselves to be criminals.

N Korea Calls South's President Park Guen-Hye 'Despicable Prostitute' With Obama As Pimp

"It Couldn't Be More Clear What's Held Back The US Jobs Market"

Leader: Hamas will not oppose PM in new govt

"Do you need a drink of water or anything?" she asks

President Obama Shreds Fox News For Their Bogus Criticisms Of His Foreign Policy.

The Incredible Swing In This Poll Shows Republicans Might Want To Stop Fighting Obamacare

The extraordinary "Little Hands Of Silver"

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Patriots, Fox-Style! & a new Kitteh gif

Abbott to talk education platform at Lubbock High School Tuesday

Amazon reviews of Nike's $3,000 sneaker

White House to Press Colleges to Do More to Combat Rape

From sexism to social reaction: contradictions within capitalism

THe great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is on Rachel

A Testimonial to FOX (pardon the expression) "News" - If we have already seen this

Watch live now: 2014 Goldman Environmental Prize ceremony

Isn't it a felony to point a gun at someone? So why hasn't the law gone after this guy?

A Mob Of Protestors Chased A Bunch Of Uber Cars In Seattle

Public DU Service announcement to older DUers - get your damn Shingles vaccinations!!! Top 11 Things You Didn’t Know About Fuel Cells

I Respectfully Disagree with Mr. Abdul-Jabbar

Heat Players Protest Donald Sterling In Show Of Solidarity With Clippers Players (PHOTOS)

Chihuahuas home opener!

Happy to show proof of spring in my yard this afternoon - we have finally solidly made it.

I am in terror of family members being in the path of a tornado

Craig Ferguson Quits CBS' Late Late Show

Craig Ferguson leaving Late Late Show

Corbett delivered major setback on voter ID law!

AP summarizes Bundy Gate: "Bundy 'Thwarted' US Government......". Oy Ve.

Any word on Lawrence O'Donnell

I asked via PM 10 DUers that I trust who the woman in the Beezid ad is.

So where is Lawerece O'Donnel (sp) these days?

"Democracy Corps poll shows Obama getting more popular in Republican districts"

Chavez’s Farming Utopia Withers as Pet Projects Abandoned

Question about the Don Sterling thing

Israel Appears to Raise New Peace Talks Issue With U.S.

Congratulations it's a girl!! Born weighing about 125lbs and about 5-6 feet tall...

Miami Heat show solidarity with the LA Clipper players

Crap. Two fatalities in Limestone Co. were in ... a trailer park.

No Child Left Behind waiver pulled for WA State

It doesn't matter if you're black or white Matt Kemp changes walkout song after being named in sca

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Episode 1

Doggie table-manners

Drought fears prompt Colombia to reduce gas exports to Venezuela


Cross-post from Religion: Pope Francis: Kids Must Have Moms and Dads

Glenn Greenwald debates Michael Hayden this Friday on surveillance

If the 2016 election is Bush/Clinton

The players protest against Clippers owner. He probably can't sleep at night.

Mavericks and Spurs will wear black socks to protest Donald Sterling’s racist comments

Meet Carol Kaye, the Unsung Bassist Behind Your Favorite 60s Hits

Ted Cruz Calls On John Kerry To Resign Over Israeli 'Apartheid' Warning

Univ of Alabama Residence Hall tornado selfie with Tornado touched down 5 miles away

Santos’ VP pick ‘allied with those behind death threats to opposition senator’

16 Colombia policemen detained for collusion with criminal groups

Perth plane seen on fire in sky (pic) Now landed safely

PSA: Heads up Birmingham for tornadoes

CNN fan site loses faith and is shutting down

Kerry Regrets Word Choice on Israel, Not Message on Peace

EXCLUSIVE: Rock, Roll ‘n Wage Raises: Guitar Center Announces Pay Hike Following Employee Organizing

First lady Michelle Obama to visit San Antonio

Molester asks for prison without 'a lot of murderers'

OpEd: Coming soon, a spring thaw with Cuba?

Some photos from the Wilderness of Rocks blizzard on 4/26

A well known bank has threatened to report me for not having money to pay back student loans...

Make your own Hydrogen gas generator using a mason jar, steel wool pot scrubbers and a sock

No fair! We the people demand perp-walk pix of "Mikey Suits" Grimm!

This is just horrible! The cruelty knows no bounds...

Cliven Bundy makes me think of this Bill Burr video

20 years ago, father and son bank robbers have a shootout in Pewaukee...

Pfizer wants to reincorporate in UK, leave its HQ in USA, but avoid paying U.S. taxes

Two UH professors accused of lying to get research grants

Tornadoes kill 9 in South; warnings active in Ala.

Tucson editorial cartoon: Lincoln Memorial 'closed'

Ted Nugent, Hank Williams Jr. to rock Council Bluffs' (IA) MidAmerica Center on July 17

Mississippi Meteorologist Forced To Sprint From Set As Tornado Hits

Rick Perry Takes A Victory Lap After Texas Takes Toyota From California

Tornado headed straight for Birmingham, AL. [expired]

Advertisers back away from NBA's LA Clippers

Microsoft warns of Internet Explorer security gap

Religion - by Tim Minchin

So, Craig Ferguson did announce he's quitting...

Egyptian court sentences the leader of the Muslim Brotherhood to death.

GOOD NEWS!!!!!!!!LET'S PARTY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Labor Leaders Remember 61 Iowa Workers Who Died on the Job

Indigenous anti-dam activist in Peru wins top U.S. environmental prize

Batten down the hatches on the MS/AL coast

Indigenous anti-dam activist in Peru wins top U.S. environmental prize

I kill myself sometimes.

PBS NEWSHOUR-Finding GDP alternatives to quantify ‘unpriceable’ prosperity

S#!T Ignorant People Say To Autistics

S#!T Ignorant People Say To Autistics

Best sources for Windows 7?

Florida man throws urine on code enforcement officer

Flori-DUH House passes bill to allow guns in schools

Guy uses potato in attempted robbery

If you think DU is a mean and ornery place....

Post-ABC News poll shows Democrats at risk in November as Obama’s approval rating falls

John Paul Stevens to testify on ‘dark money’

Suspicious Deaths Of Bankers Are Now Classified As "Trade Secrets" By Federal Regulator

Strawberry Margarita Jello Shots

Creepy or cute? Chinese man Photoshops himself into girlfriend’s childhood photos

Be less attractive, abuse survivor told

Archaeologist presents findings that parallel different civilizations in Peru

SEC Commissioner Issues Scathing Dissent From Ruling, Elizabeth Warren Echoes Concern.

Dallas Mavericks owner is afraid forcing Donald Sterling out would start NBA Down 'Slippery Slope'

Archaeologist presents findings that parallel different civilizations in Peru

Two policemen in Paris charged with rape of a tourist in the police HQ

Question about time display on posts.

Texas A&M VP for information technology resigns

Business Coalition for Single Payer Healthcare

Americans' Complicity in the Prison Rape Crisis

Robert Parry: Why Neocons Seek to Destabilize Russia

How Being a Doctor Became the Most Miserable Profession

Dr Katz, Professional Therapist

IRS Targeted Progressive Groups MORE than Tea Party

Domestic violence: how the world's first women's refuge saved my life *trigger warning*

Arkansas Tornado Damage Aerial Video 4-27-2014

The Net will still be Neutral according to the FCC- Toon

Wanna hijack an old space probe and make it do science again?

Abe's wife joins Tokyo gay pride parade

And now I must do a little bragging. The streak is alive!

I would like to check as to whether it is possible to be PPR'd for mistakes made as a forum host

Colorado legislature advances restrictions on solitary confinement

CRUZ Re: Apartheid: "And The World United Against South Africa..." (Umm...except Reagan and the GOP)

Rush Limbaugh: Donald Sterling smeared as racist for not giving Obama ‘enough money’

Rare eclipse will make Sun look like ‘fat banana’ from Earth on Tuesday morning.

Glenn Beck says he got a message from God: ‘I am coming and I will settle scores’

Sento woo tourists to keep baths afloat

Let's get this straight. There's little point in posting anti-Repub arguments here,

Ukraine shuts off Crimea's water tap

The Cuckoo's Cry


Trip Through Time / Man behind a martial arts legend / Ip Man (1893-1972) in Foshan

How Piketty's Bombshell Book Blows Up Libertarian Fantasies

Silicon Valley's Shocking Collusion: Inside One of the Largest Wage Theft Trials in American History

Survey: Half of Fukushima evacuee households split up; distress rife in families

Low-Wage Workers Shame Greedy Restaurant Chains in Massive Protest

Arne Duncan Has Labeled Every School in Washington State a Failure. Cue the Revolt.

BP won’t pay for Gulf oil spill research

Top five weird promises of Ukrainian presidential candidates

Who is threatening Harry Reid?

9 Months of Talks, 9 Months of Settlement Development....

mPower Pullback Stalls Small Nuclear; Navigant: even our lower forecast seems optimistic now

Prosecutor General: Yanukovych took $32 billion to Russia, financing separatism in Ukraine.

Taiwan Rocked by Anti-Nuclear Protests; Ruling Party Concedes on Halting Nuclear Power Plant

In Venezuela, Protesters Point to Their Scars

Will GOP legislators insist that the Government not provide disaster relief for the tonado outreak?

Judge says it was OK to sell widow's home over $6 bill

Singularity.?.Stanford bioengineers create circuit board modeled on the human brain

Lies, Half Lies and Nuclear Distortions: There Ought to Be a Law - by William S. Becker

Child porn charges filed against ex-state Rep. Farnham

It's so disturbing what the NAACP has to do to get money for their programs

Multiple shooting in Kennesaw, Georgia at FedEx location

Kareen Abdul Jabbar in Time re Sterling

Senate Democrats Said to Weigh Vote Backing Keystone XL

Vermonters support concealed carry permit for guns

Kansas Wheat Turning Brown Shows Drought Damage for Winter Crops

Afghanistan's 'Torturer In Chief' Now Lives Comfortably In The LA Suburbs —

Now this is truly a Lounge worthy sport

Poll: Obama Approval Rating Hits New Low, Spelling Trouble For Midterms

Turkey's Erdogan calls on U.S. to extradite rival Gulen

Gunman at large after at least 6 wounded in shooting at Georgia FedEx building: report

Free classes for the interested.

Any thoughts on the Hennepin County Commissioner Primary today?

Clueless voters prefer Congress in Republican hands--yet overwhelmingly trust Dems on the issues!

Security forces demolish 8 illegally built Palestinian structures in Jordan Valley

Realizing change through monitoring, reporting, and fact-finding: B’Tselem’s work regarding OCL

The Incredible Swing In This Poll Shows Republicans Might Want To Stop Fighting Obamacare

American Economists Are Not Equipped To Digest What Piketty Has Served Them

Obama's Approval Rating Is At Its Lowest Point Ever, And It Could Mean Major Disaster For Democrats

Terrorists have changed methods since Snowden leaks -UK official

Tuesday Toon Roundup 1- Racist Owner

Tuesday Toon Roundup 2- Racist Party

Tuesday Toon Roundup 3- The Rest

So Much for a 'Post-racial' America

Ex-German Chancellor Schroeder Celebrates Birthday with Putin in St. Petersburg

Russia stands troops down on Ukraine border while dismissing impact of fresh US sanctions

"Almost Impossible" To Protest On Any Environmental Issue In Russia, Or Against Any Development

Britain, France deploy jets near Ukraine

Find something to be happy about today (Tuesday April 29, 2014)


Energy Future files for bankruptcy, company splitting up

I believe someone like Bernie Sanders or Robert Reich must run for president.

Coal ash cleanup: Someone will pay; will it be customers?

Storm folks, check in pls.

50 Years Into the War on Poverty, Hardship Hits Back

United Church of Christ sues over NC ban on same-sex marriage

What climate denial, oil addiction and xenophobia have in common: Neocons (Breitbart now in the UK)

Rep Stickland (R) criticizes Dewhurst, Patterson for attention to Red River (BLM) spat

my friend on the pres's twitter

Regulations On E-Cigarettes To Take Effect Tuesday In New York

Perry Baptized Anew in Historic Creek near Independence

Saudi Arabia has criticised Norway's human rights record..not the onion

Russian Parliament Approves New Law Restricting the Internet

Mark Fiore: Cliven Bundy's Home on the Range

Tornado watches for parts of FL and GA

Regents weigh pre-K challenges

Why Alaska is Reconsidering Texas-Inspired Oil Tax Cut

Why Alaska is Reconsidering Texas-Inspired Oil Tax Cut

From Progress Iowa: We're Smearing Him?

Freezing chicken noodle soup.

From Progress Iowa: We're Smearing Him?

East Side Access Project Encounters Another Setback

Radical right, radical hypocrisy: Same-sex marriage masterstroke exposes extremist agenda

Writer Cord Jefferson reflects on growing up in Tucson and what leaving his hometown taught him

White racism won’t just die off: No utopia awaits when retrograde attitudes like Donald Sterling and

Folsom Street East Fetish Fair To Return To Chelsea After Year’s Absence

Daughter of Oklahoma governor under fire again

When There Is a Threat of Dangerous Weather in Your Area, Do You:

Your chance to vote FOR Scott Walker (yes, FOR)

List Of Tennessee Valley Tornado Shelters (WHNT)

Papantonio: Giving Extremists The Green Light

Why New York worked- Healthcare

Maybe I should post this in the Music Appreciation Group instead?

Tillis breaks open Republican primary contest

Why 'getting a job' is not enough: Report finds low-wage industries dominate overall job growth


Gay veteran denied burial with partner in Idaho cemetery

Is Google+ DEAD?

Tim Carpenter, co-founder of Progressive Democrats of America, passed away last night.

Alex Pareene Joins Matt Taibbi’s New Digital Magazine as Executive Editor

MAN! Typing in this finger brace thingy is rough!

Researchers: Lab mice anxiety toward males may have skewed years’ worth of studies

When Dangerous Weather Threatens Your ... Or Your Loved Ones... Area, Do You,

Laborer’s Union: We Are Not Climate Deniers On Keystone Pipeline

Casino news - Schenectady says hold off on casino

Wait wait so Grimm was on the Financial Services Committee

Yankees fans boo Robinson Cano on the Tonight Show

Seems To Me Advertiser Pressure Needs To Be Exerted On The Whole NBA & Not Just The Clippers.....

Donald Sterling to ex girlfriend Stiviano: How can we make this go away

Except that she's going to have to take my class again LOL

How many jobs will be lost due to next gen cars, target date 2017?

Would the world be better off if religious beliefs were treated as other delusions?

Conservative Christians Disgusted With Palin's Religious Talk

Venezuela failing to keep promises on airlines revenues

Why religions, too, would benefit from embracing secularism

Study finds charter schools driven by financial and ideological grounds

Donald Sterling incident from years ago. (Has this already been posted?)

Will Oso tragedy revive stalled national landslide program? Unlikely

Is Thomas Picketty Right About The Causes of Inequality?

‘Active’ search ends for slide’s last 2 victims

PressTV-Homeless people in US are ‘demonized’: Analyst

Today was ratification of the Union Contract day

To lower property taxes, PA Legislature is voting on increases in sales and income taxes

Cultural competency for gunners?

Surprise! Clippers Owner Sterling A Misogynist, Too

Rep. Dan Maffei's campaign wins key decision in fight to keep Working Families Party line

Therapy dogs

You'll never know what you can do / Until you get it up as high as you can go

I'm so sleepy

FEMA buyout demolitions begin in Binghamton

For the sucker born every minute: Buy "stock" in 49ers Vernon Davis' earning potential

New 'Godzilla' trailer from Asia holy crap holy crap holy crap holy crap

Now THIS is a horse!

I Can No Longer Support This Administration . .

Truth in advertising

Santorum: Obama's 'Minions' Privately Told Me They Thought I Could Beat Him

Scott Brown floats Obamacare as a replacement for... Obamacare

No Republican president since Eisenhower has been legitimately elected, says Thom Hartmann

NRA Ad Invites Americans To Be Paranoid, Afraid And Armed

Senate To Vote On Minimum Wage Hike: GOP Filibuster Expected

What would you have done?

Rwanda Twenty Years Later -

Awful Announcing: The MLB Local TV Announcer Rankings

I found something we need to fear! And it may save us all. Really:

Massachusetts Legislature Forks Over $177 Million in STATE TAXES to PENTAGON

Supreme Court hands major EPA victory to Obama administration

Tea Party Senate Candidate Caught on Video Taking Church Donations

Challenge to Chesapeake cleanup tests EPA Power

Pic Of The Moment: Remember When The Tea Party Was All About Ending Wasteful Spending?

Pap and RFK, Jr.: Obama Still Playing Both Sides on Keystone

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar blames “poor” Donald Sterling’s “sexy nanny” girlfriend for “cajoling him into r

What is Christie's big personnel announcement??

IOC vice president says Rio preps are "worst" ever

Atheist Sunday Assembly prepares for first 'synod' as expansion continues

The Dark Side of the Oil Boom: Human Trafficking in the Heartland

Fox News host asks torture-backer John Yoo: ‘Is there a manhood problem’ with Obama?

Campaign Underway to Demolish Christian Churches in China

Blast strikes protest boat docked in Gaza, activists say Israel to blame

Dido Elizabeth Belle

Arundel school officials say boy wasn't suspended solely for 'pastry gun' incident

White House Raises the Bar for Colleges’ Handling of Sexual Assault

Terrific comment regarding internet cranks

Student Not Allowed to Write About THIS?!

Sheriff urged to clamp down on armed militiamen around Bundy ranch

Sean Hannity & Fox Run Away from Cliven Bundy After Racist Remarks

American Family Association throws a fit over Miss. businesses that say they don't discriminate

Poll: Majority of Younger Voters Not Planning to Turn Up for Midterms

If you cannot disprove the existence of God, or prove the existence of God

Exxon’s $900 Billion Arctic Prize at Risk After Ukraine

Sen. Patrick Leahy blocks Egyptian military aid over ‘appalling abuse of the justice system’

Detroit Homeowners Gun Down Burglars as Police Await Cars

Obama administration’s transportation bill would end some tax breaks for businesses

Senators Delay Action on Fannie Mae Amid Democrats’ Rift

The individual vs the community.. the right vs the left.. how did we get here?

U.S. Drip of Sanctions Risks Putin Backlash

Widow loses house over $6 (Yes Six Dollars)

Pope Francis is a far cry from the Reaganist Pope John Paul II he just canonized

Donald Sterling Apologizes - Borowitz reveals (but will it matter?)


MARKETING PRO: Common Core propaganda fails: Well-financed education “reformers” fight common sense

Hannity Defends Palin's Waterboarding Comments: It's How 'America Rolls'

What Does Buddhism Require?

What's for Dinner ~ Tuesday ~ April 29th

The 2nd appeals trial judge in the Amanda Knox case just revealed why they decided

U.S. Homeownership Rate Falls to the Lowest Since 1995

Kenyan male MPs enact law to allow men to take more wives without consent of existing wives

Bill O'Reilly: Beyoncé Doesn't Care About Teen Pregnancy

Senate Democrats Weigh Vote Backing Keystone XL

Consumer Confidence in U.S. Decreases From Six-Year High

Elizabeth Warren- The Citigroup Clique

Cop Breaks 10 Year Old Boy’s Leg for Filming him, Sexually Assaults his Mother

Kenya Might As Well Be Uganda For Many LGBT Refugees

Firefox keeps crashing

Parents call cops on teen for giving away banned book; it backfires predictably

Reports: Scorpions drummer jailed in Dubai

U.S. stock investors should not be concerned about Russia/Ukraine: Wes Clark

For Some, Caffeine Addiction Is Doubly Dangerous

So I have this Facebook friend....

Trampoline to Space? Russian Official Tells NASA to Take a Flying Leap

New Star Wars Cast Announced

NTSB Releases Full Report On Seastreak Ferry Crash

'Keyes Says Bundy Is Not Racist Because Blacks Are Worse Off Now Than During Slavery'

MTA Votes To Expedite Safety Effort On Metro-North, LIRR Trains

Wall Street’s Pension Gamble by David Sirota

Gunmen Storm Libya Parliament

The Rude Pundit: ight-Wing Nutzoids Going Ballistic Over GOP's Lost Interest in ACA Repeal

Did DUers know that Doc Rivers' (Clippers Coach) home was burned to the ground

Warriors planning to skip out on Oracle Arena bill

Unfortunate mugshot shirts

Elections Matter! Virginia AG Herring Makes DREAMers Eligible for In-State Tuition

Study: One Out of Twenty Five Death Row Inmates Is Innocent

Ready for pre-K?

Louisiana About To Make It Illegal For Homeless People To Beg For Money

Merger Would Let Pfizer Duck A Billion Dollars In U.S. Taxes Each Year

I apologize for posting here, but I couldn't find the "Obama's Minions" group

The Party of Lincoln...

Local GOP Party Chair Compares Obama To Zebra-Donkey Hybrid Who Is All 'A**'

Colorado Symphony Links Up With Pot Industry.

Anyone see that the CIA/USAID/OTI started a new op in Cuba & Miami?

Foreclosure Fraud Whistleblower Says Government Is ‘Leaving Money On The Table’

Immigration Bill Hinges on New Obama Attitude, Boehner Says.

DEC: No hunting wild boars

"Breaking" NBA orders Donald Sterling to spend a year at Bundy Ranch

Department Of Homeland Security Ignoring Requests For Data, Complaint Records: ACLU

NATO Allied Commander: U.S. stock investors should not be concerned about Russia/Ukraine.

The Guardian: John Kerry apologises for Israel 'apartheid' remarks

Grimm Scenarios

Obama Ignites Chinese Anger As He Warns Against Use Of Force On American Allies

For Aiman fans

How NBA could deliver knockout blow to Clippers owner Donald Sterling

2PM ~ Silver NBA Commissioner Holds a Press Conference on the Fate of Clippers Owner Donald Sterling

U.S. Supreme Court upholds power plant pollution rule; Texas led opposition

Russia Says US Astronauts Could Be Hurt By Ukraine Sanctions

Breaking - Sterling banned for life and fined $2. 5M- Live press conference on M$NBComcast UPDATE

EPA Hails Big Victory At Supreme Court

LOL: Ted Cruz Calls On John Kerry To Resign

White Supremacist Gets Probation For Terrorizing His Local Community With A Gun

Sterling will get a Shiny Gold Parachute

Once again, PA. Court blocks Corbett's attempt to require certain types of Voter photo ID

See how Hawaii's governor told Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Grand Theft Auto) to stuff it

Consider this my formal request to drop the "guns"-related portion of GD's TOS.

The Latest Attacks On NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden - Kevin Gosztola Discusses

The Year Climate Change Closed Everest

BREAKING: Sterling banned FOR LIFE and fined $2.5 million by NBA commissioner.

Bernie Sanders on Obamacare: Stop Being Defensive

Big take away from Sterling ugliness: the plantations of modern America can be broken up.

Vengeance is mine, saith the Lord.

U.S. to pay off $78 billion in April-June quarter

BREAKING: Sterling Banned For Life By NBA (Fined $2.5 Million)

Daryl Hannah, Reject & Protect

ACLU: New Department of Education Guidance Offers Clear Protections to Transgender Students

Hand in Hand With US Government, Big Pharma Pushes for More Profits

BREAKING: Federal Judge Strikes Down Wisconsin Voter ID Law (Unfairly Burdens Poor, Minorities)

Pap and Seder: More Abysmal SCOTUS Decisions

The “Ic” Factor

Doc Rivers Won't Return To Work Under Donald Sterling

Not exactly SOP for this group so delete if ya want.

An experiment for Donald Sterling...

OK, owners of NBA franchises....Now it's your turn. Remove Donald Sterling.

Somehow weather for Cupertino, CA got into my iphone, and I never went there, never went

Religious Group Files a Beautifully Trolly Lawsuit Against North Carolina's Gay Marriage Ban

Snowden Retained Expert in Espionage Act Defense

Here's the message we should take from the Sterling/NBA mess. WE are on the correct side of things.

Bin Laden assault: It's so-o-o yesterday.

If he is forced to sell the Clippers, Sterling will make over half a billion dollars profit

The C.I.A. and Wall Street

The kooks are out in force...

You don't suppose...

Vyacheslav Ponomarev: the 'people's mayor' who runs Slavyansk (Ukraine)

What Will It Take For The Populace To "Get" Global Warming - South In The Bulls Eye

President Obama on Last Leg

Cuomo Announces $20 Million To Help Launch New Rockland/Westchester Bus Service

NBA Commish: 'I Fully Expect' To Get Votes To Strip Sterling's Ownership (+ several more articles)

The GOP’s choice: The party of reform, or the party of mass deportations?

Southerners Learning What Having Government Means The Hard Way.

Florida congressman Alan Grayson accuses wife of bigamy

CNN / Amanpour: LA Mayor applauds NBA decision on Clippers owner

Perhaps Sterling thought his "white privilege" would get him off the hook?

A teacher-certification compromise, and maybe a breakthrough

"Empire of Illusion" . (porn industry) . Chris Hedges

What Running Out of Power in a Tesla on the Side of a Highway Taught Me

We Are One

Horror film fans check out preivew for this summer release

This Restaurant Hasn't Taken Out The Trash In Nearly Two Years

Tories reject NDP query on temporary workers program

Celebrating Eight Sikh Americans We Admire

Earliest Jesus Depiction May Have Been Discovered In Ancient Egyptian Tomb

Be sure to take a minute and call the FCC

Feds Warn Against Unproven Autism Treatments

NO WAY... !!

Biting Satire of Tea Party Bigotry And Stupidity!

Ralph Nader calls for a union between libertarians and progressives and the impeachment of Obama

Minimum wage vote Wednesday.

Have you had any experience with portable stairclimbers/ellipticals?

Brace Yourselves!

'Keep It Red' Fights Democrats to Keep Texas Republicans in Power

Donald Sterling Tells Fox Reporter: The Clippers Are Not For Sale

DOE's $6.5 billion "no money down" loan to giant utilities for new Vogtle nukes

Buzz Blog: Immigrant tuition bill will receive hearing on the Senate floor

Cameron Diaz Comes Out of the Closet, Admits a Lesbian Liaison: ‘I’ve Been With A Lady’

Conservative lawmaker predicts Boehner won’t run for Speaker again

Is the DOJ Forcing Banks to Terminate the Accounts of Porn Stars?

Aleksandr Dugin Wants to See a Return to Russian Imperialism


Just when I think I've seen everything on YouTube, I find something new "busting johns in OKC" LOL

Kiev government powerless as east Ukraine slips out of its control

VP: No Means No . . . Everything Else is Rape or Assault

Anti-Gay Group: Businesses ‘Trample’ The Freedom of Mississippi Christians By Serving LGBT People

Sheriff urged to clamp down on armed militiamen around Bundy ranch

Federal judge strikes down Wisconsin's voter ID law

Uproar over Beyonce’s Time magazine cover: 'Why is she in her underwear?'

LadyhawkAZ laid out why libertarians have little overlap with Dems or progressives.

Nevada Militia Sets Up Armed Checkpoints, Demands to See Drivers' I.D.

Best internet option

Hollywood's Leading Men Star in Powerful PSA About Sexual Assault

Free online Harvard photography course...

BREAKING: Donald Sterling joins FOX News.

I like how we vote I live in CA

Dem Congressman Makes Shocking Racial Comments About Republicans, Clarence Thomas, Mitch McConnell

Seduced by the catwalk

Ancient hunting camp found beneath Lake Huron

From Havana to Kiev: The US State Department a Covert Operative under Banner of Democracy Assistance

Students for Justice in Palestine reinstated at Northeastern University


GOP revs up war on the poor: As elections loom, Capitol Hill is latest front in war on poverty

Spike Lee BRINGS IT: Sterling has 'mentality of a slave master'

Senate Dems propose bill package to address heroin crisis

Byron Smith Found Guilty of Murdering Little Falls Teens

Sterling Says He Will Miss Being Around People He Hates - Borowitz knows and shares

The Forever Battery

Take a trip down the rabbit hole

Assemblyman Weprin introduces bill to protect carriage horse industry

Are those who oppose interracial marriages racist? Should it matter where that belief comes from?

Uribe wants party closely tied to criminal activity to endorse presidential candidate

Daughter update: Crimean Conundrum - Korea Bound

Tkaczyk says GOP killed her fracking waste bill

Little Falls homeowner found guilty of murdering teens

Pentagon: Army to review controversial ban on twists, other natural hairstyles

Will Sterling's girlfriend be charged?

Cincinnati mother describes struggle to get clean: 'I'm pregnant and I'm a heroin addict'

Smarterer Power

Woman admits tossing dog into traffic over dispute

Indian Point's earthquake prep under evaluation by NRC

Look at the Pretty Balloons

Quantum telescope could make giant mirrors obsolete

Donald Sterling Apologizes

New York State Board Of Regents Deems Cheerleading A Sport

Thank you for the high comedy.

Russian Space Agency Plans China Shift Amid Sanctions Fears

Former Tory MP Mercer resigns after Commons suspension

Hey this argument was made in the (R) forum a while ago: All Racists are Atheists

The IE hacking alert: How much of a threat to us, for how long?

UCLA Rejects $3M Pledge From Sterling

Chibok abductions: Nigeria girls' taken abroad'

X-post from "Computers" - the IE hack alert: How bad for us commoners, how long for a fix?

Huffingtonpost "says", "Women Taste Good"

How one woman kept her pregnancy a secret from online advertisers

America's Ongoing Rebellion for Fairness and Justice

Judge upholds ruling against Pa. voter ID law

Police: Six students cited in Nerf gun scare

Wisconsin voter I D law found unconstitutional

Challenge to Chesapeake Bay cleanup has national impact re EPA

Opinion on this video? The Third Way: Homosexuality and the Catholic Church

Why is the Solicitor General arguing in favor of warrantless cell phone data siezure?

Dem governor's group DGA not supporting Wendy Davis campaign? Says Dems can't win in TX.

Wow! Palin is called "blasphemous" by a Christian group over her torture remarks at NRA.

Been a while since we had a breastfeeding thread.

How the US Created the Afghan War—and Then Lost It--How Haggani Network became USA's Greatest Enemy

TAP grants are growing

Taco Bell Reveals Its Mystery Beef Ingredients

C-SPIN now......Ted Cruz.....not even sure what he's talking about....

American Story: Tangier Island, Virginia - The Vanishing Island

Let's talk about checks

Got Wood?

For those days Hannibal is lazy

ENENEWS Update 04-29-14

The Fracking Prostitutes of American Colleges

Christianity’s faith-based freakout: Why atheism makes believers so uncomfortable

Supreme Court Says Clean Air Trumps State’s Rights in Upholding EPA Rule

Looks like the Osprey are back Near St. Mary Lake, Glacier National Park. webcam:

Twitter posts $132m net loss amid slow user growth

Sterling's plan to re-enter the NBA

Are these bigoted statements?

Staten Island's Grimm resigns post on House committee

Have you ever been banned from something or thrown out of anywhere?

Parents call cops on teen for giving away banned book; it backfires predictably

FBI takes an interest in Team Brownback

A test (to answer my own question I have)

Conservatives Ponder Sterling Trutherism: Did Magic Set Him Up?

NYT's Gail Collins: Of Fox and the Cattle

Risk of nuclear accidents is rising, says report on near-misses

Methodists approve same-sex marriage benefits

U. Of New Mexico Graduate Students Pass Divestment Resolution

United Church of Christ sues over North Carolina gay marriage ban

Dead blue whale 'might explode' in Newfoundland town (BBC)

Amanda Knox caused fatal wound to Meredith Kercher, Italian court rules.

Molly (2001-2014)

US To Continue Cooperating With Russia On Iran And Syria - State Department

Congressman: Bundy Militia Has Set Up Road 'Checkpoints' In Nevada

4 Awesome Things Harper Lee Did After 'Mockingbird'

***POLL*** May contest theme

GO NADER! Wants Obama impeached!

More than 100 sickened after food safety summit

Working Families Party poll: Should party back Cuomo this year?

Wisconsin attorney general vows to appeal federal court ruling striking down voter ID law

Compulsory Voting - How much time in prison should people get for "Failure To Vote"

Peace Now: Israel Advanced Some 14,000 West Bank Apartments During Talks

Bloomberg drops $5 million for off-grid solar lamp art in Africa

FCC Wants to Give Corporations Their Own Internet

tweety just showed mccain, cheney, kristol, graham, palin, all salivating for war.

Looking for complaints, Rick Scott instead finds praise for Obamacare

A New Strain of Dictatorship in Egypt

Rare blackthroated blue robins spotted in China (BBC)

Sterling's Tarnished History Of Alleged Discrimination

Why did it escape me that the Orleans ("Still the One") singer served in Congress?