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Archives: April 3, 2014

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Thursday, 3 April 2014

Non-terrorism, just a soldier who got in a dispute...

DA: No Criminal Charges For Officer Who Killed Hofstra University Student

TCM Schedule for Friday, April 4, 2014 -- What's On Tonight - Charlton Heston

TCM Schedule for Saturday, April 5, 2014 -- The Essentials - Fantasy Baseball

"Ryan Budget Shows G.O.P. Stuck in Rah-Rah Land"

John Boehner's Replacement For Obamacare: A Promise To Replace Obamacare

Have you been as busy as Florida Man this week?

NOVA scienceNOW | Wisdom of the Crowds | PBS

Yanukovych: 'I Was Wrong' To Ask Russian Troops Into Crimea - Dude, really!!?

The N.R.A. responds to latest Ft Hood Shooting....

I don't know why this doesn't seem more amazing to me

Daily Show extended interviewwith Michael Lewis on his new book Flash Boys and the story behind it.

LOL: The time Karl Rove “proved” Obamacare would never reach 7m sign-ups

3-D printers have come a long way. Next step: color!


Greg Abbott's Education Plan: Teach the Best and Shoot the Rest

Watchaton week OMG (LOL I mean "Watchathon" but almost the same)

Another day, another maniac with a gun runs amok.

Five backed by Koch brothers group win seats, 4 lose in county split by plan for huge mine

American "News" channels SUCK! All of them. Try BBCW (BBC World News)

U.S. to Let Public See How Medicare Pays Doctors.

Michael Morell: No cover-up on Benghazi

Next Month, Harvey Milk Commemorative Stamp

Did someone tip off right-wing media to Fort Hood shooting plot before it happened?

RNC chairman: Campaign finance ruling 'a very big victory'

David Dewhurst (R) Campaign Staff Quits Failing Lieutenant Governor Campaign

just bought an iPod Air.....

No Guns Allowed

Two Stolen Paintings Are Found in Italy.

Democrats: Speak Up!

The GOP on Obamacare

Corbettcare still not moving forward - hundreds of millions of fed $ lost to PA.

and how about Mr. Lou Rawls.....

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseeker Check In! Church Night! Ignorance is Strength, Freedom is

Another major investor recognises destruction of the Great Barrier Reef is bad for business

Inequality for All by Robert Reich

Mississippi state legislature approves anti-gay bill that is worse than the AZ law. Call Governor.

Appeals court allows Texas executions to proceed

Teaparty statement on fort hood shooting

A dog trusts his nose more than his eyes.

Uninsured Who Passed on Obamacare Said it was Because of Cost but Most Didn't Bother to get a Quote

Arctic sea ice falls to fifth lowest level on record

This day just keeps on giving!

If you like crime drama series like Prime Suspect, try Broadchurch

Kent State campus on lockdown after shot fired

3/31/2014 Gov. Walker: Wisconsin is left behind in the dust By Bill Kaplan

Join TYT Detroit!

I love Will Pitt.

Toledo area progressives: Join TYT Detroit!

Progressive friends in Windsor: Join TYT Detroit!

Kerry on Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Working Group 2 Report

My shop on etsy and some pics

*Rachel about to discuss Supreme's decision.

Vintage Music Book 101 Country Songs for Easy piano, Easy Organ, Vocals, Guitar

Sean Duffy District 07--New PPP Poll Finds Voters in 13 Repub-held House Districts Support Rais

Paul Ryan et al. hate the NEH

Republican Congressman and Fox News Fearmongers About "Jihadist attack", to scare more old people

Ukrainian Billionaire Charged by U.S. With Bribe Scheme

With McCutcheon Ruling, An Activist Court Opts for Full-On Plutocracy by John Nichols/the Nation

What the Mainstream Misses: Observations on the Ukraine Crisis

Koch Brothers Quietly Seek To Ban New Mass Transit In Tennessee

I'm getting a foster Mom and pups on Friday

Scandal, House of Card, The Americans and how rape survivors are portrayed on TV

Speaking of Karl Rove..

Who will primary Andrew Cuomo?

Need help re SCOTUS

You’re Awake, You’re Awesome, Live Like It

Terrorists set pre-school ablaze with 89 children inside

Pres Obama: 'We're going to get to the bottom of exactly what happened' (transcript & video link)

And as our National Media becomes more and more and more corrupt....

A Handy Guide To Christian Outrage

Scandal, House of Card, The Americans and how rape survivors are portrayed on TV

"Same As He Ever Was" (the love of Paul Ryan among centrists LOL!) by Paul Krugman

I love Whip It...

Public Service: flowchart for taking a selfie

Don't need no stinkin' balances...

1991 Ft. Hood -----Shooting rampage at Killeen Luby's left 24 dead

Putin Defies Obama in Syria as Arms Fuel Assad Resurgence

GOP candidates kiss up to billionaire Sheldon Adelson

The two parties are the same

Defeating Fascism before it’s too Late

Today I learned the origin of the phrase "saber rattling"

the Pressure is increased on U of MN for Dr Condi Rice speaking at U of MN on April 17th.

Ted Cruz thought he'd get his circle jerk, now Mulvaney thinks he can do better...

"Big Donors Fear Shakedown After Supreme Court Decision" (poor babies)

Video of a typical oppositiion "Guarimba" being constructed on a road in Venezuela

I bet the Koch's, Scalia, Thomas and Roberts and the Karl Rove types are toasting champagne tonight

Neighbors say Florida woman fed alligator cereal, called it 'puppy' (check out video)

The SCOTUS rule today: there has got to be

M7.6 - 19km S of Iquique, Chile

Early Warning by Linda Greenhouse

A 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Chile late Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey

Rauner wants to shape IL like WI - I call BS

Cyclist Wins 2014 Iditarod Trail Invitational In "Near-Inconceivable" 10 Days - NYT

7 Reasons to Sell Your Fossil Fuel Stocks Now

Bloomin' Occupy

SJMN - Some Improvement From CA Storms, But Sierra Snowpack At 32% Of Avg; Lowest Since 1988

Bloomin' Occupy

7 Reasons to Sell Your Fossil Fuel Stocks Now

One Quarter +/- Of European Bumblebees, Critical To Pollination, Face Extinction - Reuters

Blech. Palin on Tonight Show

Albuquerque mayor asks Justice Department to help with police

Right-wing "documentary" maker weighs in on Ft Hood shooting...

MSNBC has best quarter in a year – 1Q 2014 Ratings

Watch somebody devour the new D-Bat Dog..............

Interesting: a list of phobias

Berkeley protesters fume over Supreme Court decision on campaign financing

Sam Seder: Is This The Best Response to the Worst Commercial Ever?

TYT: Girls Gone Wild Or Fox News? We Report, You Decide

Sam Seder- Bill O'Reilly: The Real Race Hustler

Sam Seder: Chris Christie Begs Forgiveness From Casino Magnate

It's a wonder Obama has been able to do as much as he has.

David Pakman- Louie Gohmert: 'Separation of Church & State' Means 'Church Plays Role in State'

Sam Seder: Newt Gingrich's Twisted Idea of Election Reform

Sam Seder: 'Food Stamps Mean Vacations in Barbados': The Right Wing Welfare Fantasy

"God Is Not Dead" plays to Evangelical stereotypes of the outside world.

Fun video. Lion King Cast Serenades Australian Airplane

Donkey penis stopped at customs

The food wasn't bad, but the coffee was horrible

I took my dog Louise to the vet's for the last time today

In Uganda, an opportunity for Pope Francis to act on his words

Smearmaster Glenn Greenwald's smear campaign against George W. Bush

I know you're in a hurry, but you'll want to paws for this

Wow. Maduro has absolutely wrecked Venezuela's economy.

USA Today: Fort Hood shooter Ivan Lopez had mental health problems

Bride Checks Phone During Wedding Ceremony, Entire World Cringes

Dumb Criminals: Michigan Woman Arrested For DUI Gets Probation Revoked For Facebook Post

25 Tales Of Corruption: From Docs Found At Abandoned Palace Of Ukraine’s Ousted President

When a country is hit with an 8.2 earthquake and several aftershocks (including a 7.8)...

How to Make A "Princess Machine"

North Korean Drone Crash: South Korea Suspects 2 Downed Aircraft Are North Korean

Stewart Rips GM: Corporations Are People!… Except for That Whole 'Consequences' Thing

Remembering 1960s Afghanistan, the photographs of Bill Podlich

Putin Ally Accused Of Pushing Jews-Killed-Jesus Theme

Gay marriage ‘a sin, just the same as murder’

Sarah Palin Drops by Tonight Show to Talk Some Sense into Putin - video link

Japan confirms cancellation of whale hunt in response to court ruling

Energy Future Holdings Bankruptcy Plan Said to Almost Wipe Out Owners KKR, TPG, Goldman Sachs

European far-right backs Putin over Crimea

Ha! RW nut Pat Robertson: Earthquakes portend Armageddon

'Chinese Schindler' Honored in San Francisco

Historical evidence that proves “Jesus Christ” never existed

New Yorker - Justice Roberts Defends the Embattled Rich

Texas home insurers' profits rise, as do their premiums

Progreso mayor pleads guilty to bribery

Venezuela: Amnesty lets down human rights defenders

What's for Dinner ~ Thursday ~ April 3rd

Janeane Garofalo & Sam Seder Look Back At The Insane Media Landscape Leading Up to the Iraq War

Venezuela: Global peasants’ movement Via Campesina urges support for revolution, government

Washingtonians Get to Know Democrat They Picked Over the Mayor.

US secretly created 'Cuban Twitter' to stir unrest

Malaysian PM visits Australian base for jet search

Yahoo adds more security to thwart surveillance

Cops: Bethlehem drunk driver called police on herself

Attacks on Utilities and Other Violence Continues in Venezuela

Hm. Is the third verse of "Jailhouse Rock" a prison rape reference?

Pakistan's Musharraf Escapes Bomb Attack

Borowitz quits doing satire for the New Yorker

Starbucks says it’s sorry a barista put a Satanic symbol in teacher’s coffee

Three Mumbai gang rape suspects convicted, eligible for capital punishment

Hidden cancer can make less-invasive hysterectomy deadly

Russia says expects answers on NATO troops in eastern Europe

US Wealth Inequality In One Chilling Video (Must See)

Dick Cheney Lies: Claims Not A Single Case Of NSA Abusing Its Authority

Two senators want to declassify CIA report to expose use of ‘inhumane and brutal’ torture

Understanding The Dynamics Of The Greenland Ice Sheet

Sheela na gigs and Anasyrma

Rigged U.S. Stock Market.... 60 Minutes Exposes Insider High-Speed Traders Who Jump The Line on You?

Wisconsin: Ron Johnson Puts Out A Call To Arms on Conflict with Russia: "Send in a Military Mission"

Ron Johnson Puts Out A Call To Arms on Conflict with Russia: "Send in a Military Mission"

New Bill Would Force Obama Administration To Count Drone Deaths

Beggar's Benison and Merryland

10 Reasons Americans Should be Wary of Rand Paul's Libertarianism, Especially Young People

Kent State on alert after shot is fired on campus

Luckovich: Money Talks

327 denied concealed carry licenses because of poor training

Neil deGrasse Tyson Under Attack from Christians Who Want More Biblical Creationism on His Show

White America Is Oblivious to the Truth About Black Poverty

Russia and United States tried to kick each other out of the 2014 World Cup

Hightower: 6 Ways America Is in Desperate Need of a Big Fix

The Shocking Rise of Wealth Inequality: Is It Worse Than We Thought?

‘Shooters’ spoiling the sport of hunting

Ohio rape kit DNA tests yield 1,000-plus matches

The Progressive and the Center for Media and Democracy Announce that They Are Merging

Ft. Hood & the True Cost of Iraq & Afghanistan Wars: Nearly 1 mn traumatized: PTSD by the Numbers

The gap in graduation rates between black and white male basketball players is a whopping 24 percent

Get ready for More Disappearing Airliners: Obama moots giving Syrian Rebels Anti-Aircraft Missiles

President Bill Clinton on Jimmy Kimmel Live / Bill Clinton ‘Wouldn’t be Surprised’ if Aliens Exist

55% believe Ven has a dictatorship

The Wall Street Code: Algorithm builder exposes Wall Street inner workings

Gallup: Americans Overwhelmingly Favor Clean Over Dirty Energy; Efficiency Over Production

That Obama NSA climbdown really stung. Didn't it?

Morning Joe recap on the SCOTUS ruling

The Paradox of Turkey’s Victorious Erdogan: Authoritarianism burnishes his ‘democratic’ credentials

Alarming new study makes today’s climate change more comparable to Earth’s worst mass extinction

My Scat. (Mousie's sister)

Supreme Court: Contagion of RATS is a Threat to Our Nation's Health...Democracy Is On Life Support

The Unrelenting Ai Weiwei: Show Evokes Danger and Urgency of Art

Obama Vs. The Hawks

Public Has Interest DeLay's Ties to Abramoff

Errol Morris on Rumsfeld, the truth and “The Unknown Known”

Americans Have Stopped Looking For Another Hitler

“What happened to the Republican Party that I joined?” Meet lawmaker outraged by his party’s sexism

Cartoon for April 2, 2014: Death Benefit

How The White House Is Always Outflanking The GOP On Obamacare

US Secretly Built 'Cuban Twitter' To Stir Unrest

Conservatives’ millennial scam: How young people are tricked by billionaires

Rubio Says He Won't Run For President And Senate At Same Time

Have you heard any of the pundits justifying the Supreme Crooks decision on

U.S. secretly created "Cuban Twitter" to stir unrest

Byzantine mosaic from 596 AD uncovered in Negev (Israel)

Democrats' Populist Agenda Will Win Because It Is What The Public Wants

Obamacare Could Be Covering Millions More. Blame Rick Perry.

A 'Smoking Gun' in TN Pols' Anti-UAW Campaign?

McConnell’s poetic nightmare: How crass Obamacare sabotage could end his career

Elizabeth Warren on cocaine and banking

Low Wage Workers

You don't need to understand Japanese

Proof positive that ObamaCare is working:

Judge: BPI suit against ABC, other defendants may proceed

CIA Strikes Back On Benghazi

Iowa lawmakers: New S.D. traffic camera law could lead to broader conflicts

Republicans map out their agenda should they take the Senate

More Americans see middle class status slipping

Atheist Coming Out Week Promotes Open Discussion

Old habits at Samsung, LG embarrass them abroad

ATF agents impersonated landlord with power company, report says

Judge says restore child care aid to religious students

Thursday Toon Roundup 1- Bought and Paid For

Thursday TOON Roundup 2- Sold out by the court

Thursday TOON Roundup 3- Rethugs

My response to one NY Times reader regarding the Supreme Court . . .

Thursday TOON Roundup 4- The Rest

Nearly 1,000 attend Charlotte Catholic meeting on nun’s speech

Scott Walker signs Voter Suppression and Intimidation Act

Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor: 'Sometimes You Have To Do the Unexpected'

Report says blacks, Latinos losing economic ground

Republicans idea of free speech

Chemical Valley, The coal industry, the politicians, and the big spill.

I love Skittles!

Special police shot Kiev protesters, inquiry says

Sinclair & Johnson: Betrayed military spouses often keep quiet for fear of losing benefits

MCM 2 minutes of standing ovation in Brazil

Tatar Nation: The Other Crimea


492 US billionaires times $3.5M = $1.722 Billion

Greece sees 'trial and error' bond foray, full return in 2016

Retailers Oppose Minimum Wage Hike

(AL) Senate OKs extended waiting period for abortions

Pastor: Mom in bathtub case once hit kids with van

Even if the *act* of making a political donation could be considered "speech"....

Brazil's military to cooperate in dirty war investigation

Justice Roberts Hearts Billionaires

Want to read some delusional claptrap?

Qalandiya Checkpoint, March 2014: An obstacle to normal life

Record Air Pollution + Saharan Dust Prompt Warnings, Closures Across Southern England

Charles Koch whines in WSJ op-ed

Without a gun in his hand, melancholic Abraham Lincoln led the nation to kill hundreds of thousands

We’re Not No. 1! "The USA has done better at investing in drones than in children"

Call for all South Carolinians: Need your help for a candidate for Superintendent of Education

Survivor Cagayan - Episode 6 Discussion Thread - No Spoilers please on future episodes

Gen. Mark A. Milley's briefing was extremely forthright (VIDEO).

Suicide blast at Afghan Interior Ministry kills 6 police officers

Shopping with the tarjeta cubana

Blasts in Egypt strike near riot police; senior official killed

Russia Cancels Black Sea Fleet Gas Discount for Ukraine

Can we please STOP calling those (mostly) bastard judges The Supremes?

Calling all South Carolinians:Need any help in Superintendent of Education election

Find something to be happy about today (Thursday April 3, 2014)

Crimea crisis highlights Germany's aversion to being in the vanguard

Calling all South Carolinians: Need help in Superintendent of Education election

There is a new ADD/ADHD group here on DU...

I must be an "Un-American" then, cuz I don't "understand"

Plane Ends Up On Grass In Emergency Landing At JFK

Another poll shows Drug War, marijuana policies rejected

Professor Richard Wolff: Who Needs a Boss?

Chris Hedges: Our Only Hope Will Come Through Rebellion

250 UPS Drivers In Queens Fired Following Protest

Petition: Army appearance regs discriminate against black women

30 Brilliant Test Answers from Smartass Kids

'The Americans' - great show, things are rapidly going haywire

OUCH - I must be getting old because I have a hair growing on....

Can we just get on with the class war already?

Engineered salmon may be a tough sell

European Air-Safety Body Says Airlines Should Avoid Crimean Airspace

Safety Experts Tell OSHA: Fracking Exposes Workers to Dangerous Silica Dust


Another "Florida Man", this one running for political office.

Rubio: Spanish Language Networks 'Have Become All-Out Advocates For Obamacare'

Military weather satellite launch in 40 min

‘I hate my job’ ‘I hate my job’ ‘I hate my job’ ‘I hate my job’ ‘I hate my job’ ‘I hate my job

Coroner: Student fell to death in Denver after eating marijuana cookie

'Winger Calls for Mass Slaughter of Muslims

The Noah story was true(ish) for lots of folks

Video: Michael Barth performs his poetry project (national free speech fight gender identity)

Video: Michael Barth performs his poetry project (national free speech fight gender identity)

Feds: Gun suspect wired money for Colorado marijuana warehouse

(CO) Drone hunting, marijuana on ballots in municipal races

From the DUH/Facepalm files: Reversible USB cable design shown off for first time

EU lawmakers urge ‘Magnitsky list’ sanctions against Russia.

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill accused General Motors Co. of a potentially criminal cover-up

4 World Trade Center Hosts Tower Climb For Charity

Cat trapped for five days in charity shop sofa (BBC)

Craft beer distribution battle brews in Florida legislature

Poll: Most recent vets battle physical, mental issues

Silent Betty Balfour film 'masterpiece' found in Holland (BBC)

Organize on the ground to demand the change desired and the money can be overcome.

Preschool special education contractor overcharged taxpayers $875,000, audit reveals

EU lawmakers vote for lower credit card fees and no roaming costs

Reid Trolls McConnell As Obamacare Slashes Kentucky's Uninsured Rate

Bet you can't guess who's responsible for Ft. Hood shooting.

The Supreme Court decision. What it does, and what was being argued.

Reid Trolls McConnell As Obamacare Slashes Kentucky's Uninsured Rate

100 FBI agents descend on an old man's home

Boomer is an a**

Fort Hood shooter showed 'no sign of likely violence,' probe finds

Poll: Obamacare More Popular Than Obama

Dem Party of Virginia: The Republican Party of Virginia is the "Party of Intolerance"

U.S. Rejected Israeli Demand for Iran Nuclear Confession

Manhattan butt injection death suspect due in court

Samsung hooks unsuspecting Obama as phone ad star

Thanks to SCOTUS: "Sky's The Limit"

Michael Tomasky: Paul Ryan: Still a Total Jerk

Afghanistan and the bottom line

Can/should Skinner respond when DU it maligned in the mainstream press? (ok, it's Politico)

HAPPY HOUR - 2 for the price of 1!

for "Blessed Are The Billionaires"

Interesting theory about MH370 actually landing at US Naval base on Diego Garcia.

“What happened to the Republican Party that I joined?”... lawmaker outraged by his party’s sexism

grothman running against petrie what the hell is going on

Creationists endure rough few weeks: Why the flat-earth crowd is in trouble

Tenants Still Waiting for Judge to Approve NYCHA Mold Removal Settlement

Megyn Kelly Won't Name Ft. Hood Shooter, But Is Fine With Describing His Ethnicity

Ofsted: all parents should get a 'checklist' telling them how to raise their children

The Ryan Budget Perfectly Tooned

Should people who may suffer from depression in the future be sold guns?

Glenn Beck responds to Obamacare enrollment news by bellowing incoherently

De Blasio’s Vision Zero Plan To Reduce Traffic Fatalities Coming Into Focus

KRUGMAN: The Fifth Freedom

Nicholas Mattiello - a liberal Democratic politician with an A+ rating from the NRA


Pitt To Produce "Anonymous vs. Steubenville"

THE CRI DE KOCH - By Charles P. Pierce

Big donors fear shakedown after decision

U.S. secretly created 'Cuban Twitter' to stir unrest

Cuomo Aide Insists Budget ‘Very Progressive’ Despite Working Families Party Claims

Protest of Ted Nugent in League City

European Parliament passes strong net neutrality law, along with major roaming reforms

What idiots invited Ted Nugent to League City Texas?

Eric Cantor: No minimum wage increase because Obamacare (tearing my hair out, 3-2-1...)

Who's More Likely To Vote This Fall?

Twenty arrested at UC Santa Cruz as teaching assistants strike

Report says blacks, Latinos losing economic ground

Florida (of Course), Vampire Wannabe Running For Congress (GOP, of Course)

You know who objects strongly to this sort of crap? The MILITARY

Eric Schneiderman announces new program to equip cops with heroin antidote to treat overdose victims


Net neutrality law adopted by European Parliament


Justice Roberts is Wrong. Money and Speech are not the Same.


What would be your ideal job?

The US's Bizarre Plan to Destabilize Cuba with a Twitter Clone

Nickelback ~ If Today Was Your Last Day

Repugs Fatally Wrong on ACA

Dead man found on top of 6 train in Bronx

Charles Pierce: The American Government is Open for Corruption

Ms. A took this in our Denton yard a few years back

The World Done Change

Suspicious device found at future Planned Parenthood location in Kissimmee

Pic Of The Moment: The Right Is Wrong Again: Obamacare Hits 7 Million Enrollment Goal

Fun with graphs, thanks to Fox "news"

House GOP moves against health care law

Terms used by the WP to not call it torture

Charles Koch Explains Why He Is So Crazy

Jumpin' jesus Mom...I'm stuck!!!

Roberts Rules of money in politics

Don’t count Democrats out of the Congressional race just yet

Most U.S. jobs pay under $20 an hour

Happy Birthday, Dame Jane Goodall

The US Just Can’t Stop Blowing Billions in Afghanistan

Clinton Hopes That If There's An Alien Invasion, It Will At Least Unite The World

VA Pays $200 Million for Nearly 1,000 veterans’ Wrongful Deaths

Chris Christie update: New Jerseyans think guv’s lying about Bridgegate

Should people with leprosy and a past history of psychosis be allowed to teach our children?

Toon: Nobody goes there...It's too crowded...

EU passes net neutrality law, votes to end throttling, site blocking

Starbucks says it’s sorry a barista put a Satanic symbol in teacher’s coffee

Cuomo’s post-budget priority: Fixing the Port Authority

Toon: I think that I'll just skip lunch...

A poem for the left hand

Toon: My name is Phil

My Strange Addiction: Coventina-style

Good summary of tipping protocols

A group of former Occupy Wall Street activists have abolished nearly $15m of medical Debt

U.S. Army’s New Hair Requirements Called ‘Racially Biased’

Flashtoon: Sheldon Adelson’s Menagerie

Interesting tweet: Left my waitress some excellent speech as a tip this morning...

Brooklyn Law School Plans To Cut Tuition By 15 Percent

What I Learned About Stop-and-Frisk From Watching My Black Son

The Most Powerful Piece of Film Criticism Ever Written

Tweet:Putin's ex wife Liudmila subtly trolling her former husband by wearing colors of Ukraine flag

Hepatitus C Cure: $84,000 in USA, $900 in Egypt:

Anyone remember life before Google? How hard it was then, to find out where

She sent them to heaven.

Fort Worth Star-Telegram Bob Ray Sanders column

WND, others, swipe picture of wrong man from Fort Hood newspaper’s archives

John Robert's Work Not Done YET - Lays The Groundwork To Wipe Out Campaign Finance Limits

Ukrainians Get IMF’s Bitter Medicine

Srephen Colbert sits next to the First Lady...(LMAO)

Oops!---Yup, that's a Charles Koch editorial illustrated ... by the Daily Kos flag guy.

India Just Massively Boosted Its Solar Target For 2015

The John Roberts Project

U.S. Is Said to Open Criminal Investigation Into Citigroup Fraud

Vermont Boosts Solar By Nearly Quadrupling Net Metering Cap

Rep. Tim Murphy (R-Crass, Shameless) is using Ft. Hood to promote his mental health bill

Maine fans of solar power rally against CMP rate plan

because Thursday

So the Ft Hood shooter is from Puerto Rico...

Roger Federer -

from Robert Reich

As solar power gets cheaper, Austin Energy gains the OK to buy $525M more of it


Clean Energy Collective to Deploy First Community-Owned Solar Facilities in Mass.

Cuomo: At what point does "undue influence" become, you know, a *crime*?

Russia recalls military representative from NATO for consultations-agencies

Thank you Bradley Cooper

Georgia Power releases solar RFP (495 MW by 2016)

Monty Python Music Video: "The Silly Walks Song"

Dying father gets the opportunity to walk his 11-year-old daughter down the aisle.

Russia complains of US presence in Black Sea

A great quote from Mike Royko...

New York's Long Island to add 100 MW of solar generation

Advocates continue to push for more stringent gun laws

A Resounding Vote Against Koch Brothers Dollarocracy

Oklahoma House committee passes new utility charge for residential solar

Advocates continue to push for more stringent gun laws

Looney Tunes

mass shooting count

American pilot caught with loaded handgun at Calgary Airport checkpoint

Court rejects Greg Abbot's claim of Legislative Privilege in voter id case

Samuels: I mean it about Cuomo as Republican

Speaking of war

There is no love without respect

Out of Work, Out of Benefits, and Running Out of Options

Nebraska speech champion told to change his speech

Texas couple claims to have caught a ‘chupacabra’

Sen. Sanders: The Flood Gates Are Open

Catholic nun tells students gay parents abuse kids, masturbation turns boys gay

How Mitch McConnell's worn out his welcome with Kentucky voters, in one brutal chart

The Milwaukee Brewers have won...

Judge Orders FBI To Search Further For Saudi Sarasota Documents

Saw this report on Don Blankenship on yesterday's ABC news...

Getting logged out on an iPhone 4 quite often

What will the "revolution" look like when people have had enough?

Lion Kittens vs. GoPro Camera

Luckovich toon: Short attention span

Feeding the homeless - like a five-star restaurant

New Lows for Obama’s Failed Middle East Policy--If you are A Corporate Elite

Drinks and guns still a bad cocktail

Kochs go to bat for hedge fund speculators with yet another bogus ad

Sen. Schumer Wants Review Of Electric Rates

Saratoga Springs mayor: No more casino votes planned

NYC may cancel contracts with UPS and revoke millions of dollars given to the company each year

IED found attached to truck outside Ft. Hood, Texas

"I don’t think you understand the nature of the culture war"

Don't let Ted Nugent hear this

Bobby Jindal's GOP healthcare plan

Pope Francis Greets Queen Elizabeth II At The Vatican

Pope Francis Greets Queen Elizabeth II At The Vatican

Rob Astorino, Republican candidate for Governor of New York on "Common Core".

Who pays the price for your latest smartphone?

Undercover FBI agents who spied on activists in Minneapolis

America is Wealthier, but Americans are Poorer

Has Teach For America reached its Waterloo?

140,000 state employees to get raises

NATO Condemns Russia’s ‘Propaganda’ as Lavrov Cries Foul

Which DNA test to order?

I'm suing Ron White.

Thank you Honey Maid - Doing GOOD with bad comments

RFK, Jr.: IPCC Report Warns of Global Instability from Climate Change

Coroner's report on Moore OK

DURBIN: "Thank You - Rep. Paul Ryan for reminding us what Republicans would do if they had control"

Yay! My hospital is #1!!!!!!!!!

Tanaid? (Photomicrography)

Yesterday marked 1 week that Belladonna became a free cat

Missoula files for eminent domain takeover of water system from Carlyle Group

Toon: What's Your Bid?

FBI releases images of suspected child sex predator, John Doe 28

TYT: Are You Rich And Powerful? Then This Is Your Judge

Six Top Ways to Spoil the Chances for a Democratic Majority in Congress

TYT: What You Need To Know About The McCutcheon Ruling

Sacramento Timelapse

TYT: 'Noah' Hate Reveals The Disturbing Hypocrisy Of Religion

Parents count 30,000 Common Core ‘opt outs,’ state answers with ‘opt-ins’

Fort Hood Shooting: 'A third of US troops on meds, facing stress & suicides'

Another baaad telemarketer to add to your list:

Russian Photographer Takes Stunning Portraits With REAL Animals

Pelosi: Campaign finance rule is 'existential threat' to democracy

Absolutely Positively Last Chance Obamacare Enrollment Deadline Set

Lopez bought the gun from the same store as Hasan

Army Starts Testing New Jungle Boots for Pacific

A: Guns Galore

Obama administration opens Medicare to same-sex married couples

The Fort Hood shooter was Puerto Rican. Most Puerto Ricans are Catholic. Will FoxNews ...

Both Fort Hood Shooters Bought Their Guns At The Same Store - "Guns Galore"

Porat Calls Too Few Women Leading U.S. Companies ‘Embarrassment’

For People that had Trouble Enrolling in ACA, Extended Deadline: April 15...(just announced)

So, the doc says 18 months 24 if I get lucky

It was a FEMALE grunt, an MP, who faced down the Fort Hood shooter, risking ...

Old Math Casts Doubt on Accuracy of Oil Reserve Estimates

Brendan Eich Steps Down as Mozilla CEO

"The spokesperson, who is not authorized to speak to the media, told CNN that..."

Prop. 8 Supporter Brendan Eich Steps Down as Mozilla CEO

Mets' Daniel Murphy criticized for taking paternity leave

Political Donors Hit Up for Cash Hours After Court Ruling

The Rude Pundit: Random Observations on McCutcheon v. FEC

Fake Explosive Found & Destroyed in Killeen; Police Say No Known Link to Fort Hood

You made history...

George W. Bush - Slams Hacker Who Revealed His "Artwork" - Says: "It’s an invasion of one’s privacy"

Dear Feminists who are part of a same-sex couple. Could you please help me?

Milwaukee Sinks as Ebbing Groundwater Undermines Its Foundations

Dear Loungers please help me with some survey data

Gains in Services Signal Rebound Ahead for U.S. Growth: Economy

My daughter's Ukrainian dilemma - update


Please Contribute to Lon Burnam's Legal Defense Fund

Crazed Protester Attacks Chicago Reporter While Screaming 'Obama is a War Criminal'

Police cadets in New Mexico trained to have “warrior mentality” and to use more deadly force

Report Finds Hispanics Faring Better Than Blacks

Buzzfeed: Completely Surreal Photos Of America’s Abandoned Malls (edited to add note)

Is the state holding your money? Find out online!

2 Indicted On Gun Trafficking Charges In New York City

UPS Fires 250 Employees for Staging a Strike

Marvel and Disney rights case for Supreme Court to decide says Jack Kirby Estate

Where is Grantcart?

Exploring a theory about age and party loyalty

Thom Hartmann: Charles Keating & the Lessons of the S&L Crisis

A: The Tea Party


Is the state holding your money? Find out online!

Obama Admin. Opens Medicare to Same-Sex Married Couples

Can we say all murderers are mentally ill

Honda Lawnmower Sets Speed Record of 117 Friggin’ MPH

MERCAL and PDVAL at 80% scarcity

"a billionaire born to a millionaire would likely think that"

Mozilla Co-Founder Brendan Eich Resigns as CEO, Leaves Foundation Board

Mozilla CEO Eich resigns after gay-marriage controversy

Vegetarians less healthy than omnivores

Those Sneaky Iranians .... and their fake aircraft carrier

Just great, Glenn Grothman is challenging Tom Petri for congress.

Here's Why Harry Reid Loved Having A Koch Brother Blast Him In The Wall Street Journal

Fuel Cell-Powered Car Push In Europe Rolls Out With 110-Vehicle Project Across The Continent

Deceitful ALEC/Art Pope puppet files last minute to primary Dem NC Supreme Court justice

I love rug

Thom Hartmann: McCutcheon...billionaires win again

Senate Panel Votes To Release CIA Torture Report

I just wanted to say "Thanks"

TOON: Do Not Invite ALEC The Clown To Your Party! | Gregory Crawford

MI Gov Race: Schauer Introduces Running Mate: 'Lisa Brown Is A Fighter And She Knows How To Lead'

Mark Schauer Introduces Running Mate: 'Lisa Brown Is A Fighter And She Knows How To Lead'

Covered California enrolls 416,000 in March

Six Top Ways to Help Democrats Gain Control of Congress.

Federal Appeals Court Reverses 2012 Decision Allowing Bronx Church To Hold Religious Services At PS

Liz and Frank

I used to completely hide the DU Lounge from view.

"How I Met Your Mother" series finale discussion ** yes spoilers for those who still haven't seen it

Brendan Eich Backs Out

I have a diagnosed mental illness.

Supreme Failure ..... (picture heavy)

Left my cooked quinoa out overnight. Is it safe to eat it?

Construction workers yelling at women passing by

Colombian killed in Venezuela clash: military

Progress Iowa Casts Antigay Conservative as Supervillain in Mighty Moxy Comic Book

Colombian killed in Venezuela clash: military

Congratulations to the Fish. >>

McCutcheon, and the Vicious Cycle of Concentrated Wealth and Political Power by Robert Reich

Middle aged people hitting on teenagers

What happened when Fred Phelps met Gay Jesus?

Federal Judge Rules Gays Are Protected by Sex Discrimination Laws

The GOP must admit it was wrong on Obamacare....

Stevie Nicks or Christine McVie?

Students capture chavista paramilitary member at UCV

Obamacare Late Surge May Signal Young, Healthy Sign-Ups

Should it ever be constitutional to prevent a corporation from publishing a book?

Is it my imagination, or did Cornyn just win the 'Political Attention Whore of the Year' Award?

Boston firefighters dig through ashes to find fallen comrade's wedding ring

David Letterman announces retirement, set for next year

David Letterman to retire

Uribe admits anti-Chavez plot planned in Colombia (For those who never knew)

There were people on the base with guns. And they did stop the shooting.

White House Objects to ‘Big Papi’ Samsung Selfie With President Obama

Another day in Boston...

I don't know who this "Deadmau5" character is, I just want him dead

Buried ocean on Enceladus

Nun's message to students on gays prompts parents' ire

Mozilla CEO resigns over anti-same-sex-marriage controversy

Looking out for dinner

Cesar Chavez film is excellent addition to labor history

Lobbying in New York hit $210 million in 2013--3rd highest total ever

ACLU, Patrick Leahy and Mark Udall statements on Senate vote to release CIA torture report

Chavista paramilitaries assault and rob journalists at UCV

OK, Microsoft. Are you going to keep the orange flag forever?

Establishment GOPers Dancing On Graves Of Flailing Tea Party Campaigns

GLobovision reporter injured by tear gas canister shot to the face

Does anyone here know what percentage of union dues goes to campiagn contributions?

David Letterman announces he will retire in 2015

How the Rich and Poor Spend Money Today—and 30 Years Ago

Networks Snub Obama On Primetime Health Care Address

We need to remind people who already had very good employer insurance

Wonkette: Tea Party Jesus Likes Income Inequality Just Fine, Says Wingnut

A dog named Beau...

EU Ambassador “Very Close” To Deal With Uganda On Anti-Gay Law, Won’t Consider Cutting Financial Aid

Pics of paramilitaries beating and stripping students

Steve Stockman urges House to repeal military base gun ban

Vietnam’s Solution for Corrupt Bankers: Firing Squads

3 GOP senators block vote on North Fork Flathead protection

David Letterman announces he will retire in 2015

Lisa Brown Just Made The Michigan Governor's Race More Interesting

Should Oprah Evict Her Former Stepmother?

SPECIAL REPORT: Palestinians in Flagrant Violation of At Least 11 of 15 Treaties Abbas Just Signed

How the Rich and Poor Spend Money Today—and 30 Years Ago

Video: Baby ‘chupacabra’ trapped by Texas family

Ukraine’s Economy Would Have Collapsed Without Russian Aid – IMF Chief

'Journalist' Sean Hannity discovers Spring Break.

Florida Man Stops to Pay Toll During High-Speed Chase

Has anyone tried the new Sam Adams beer?

Wisconsin and Minnesota: Two States, Opposite Directions

So let me get this straight about the Koch brothers and 'Collectivists'.

The question put fairly: Would allowing concealed carry on base...

Mozilla stands up for equality (Victory!)

I'm convinced the inmates are running the asylum

White House criticizes Russia's increase in gas price for Ukraine

CA Lawmaker makes push to squash cigarette litter by banning filters on them

Names of six jurors who acquitted George Zimmerman made public

Smoggy Sand: How Deserts Spread Air Pollution

California Truckers Will Get $2.2 Million In Back Pay For Being Misclassified

Boehner Loyalists’ Retirements Will Reshape House Lineup

Introducing the Altaeros BAT: The Next Generation of Wind Power

Florida Lottery suspends Pompano Beach retailers

E-cigs' liquid nicotine causing poisonings

I've been having run ins with bad drivers.....

Russian Minister's Advice To Us Over Crimea: Do Yoga And Chill Out

Tropical Depression Five headed towards Phillipines

U.S. gets new, hyper-accurate atomic clock

Along comes Jesus, just when you need him!

No NSA Reform Can Fix The American Islamophobic Surveillance Complex


Russia Arrests 25 Ukrainians Suspected Of Attacks

Feds charge 25 suspects with ID theft, tax fraud in South Florida take-down

U.S. Supreme Court Won't Stop Texas Execution Over Drug

Tighe becomes first woman to command a numbered U.S. Navy fleet

Well..what do you think about the White Hats/Black Hats" in all of this?

Rush Limbaugh—In running for Children’s Choice Book Author of the Year

Committee investigating Bridgegate plans to meet next week, issue more subpoenas

Best time waster ever: List of band name etymologies

Today was opening day for the Aintree Grand National Steeplechase meet, famous for fashion....

House combatants Grimm, Recchia cross swords over GOP House budget proposal

CycloCable! Enjoy the ride!

Dinosaur tracks: Prehistoric chase scene reconstructed

Legislative Privilege in voter id case

Jury finds Oregon mother guilty of beating 4-year-old son to death because she thought he was gay

Bill Moyers said this BEFORE McCutcheon:

Bridge Scandal Takes Toll On Christie's National Ratings, But Not Among Republicans

CNN has gone over the cliff. CNN Creates Animated Version Of The Fort Hood Shooting

Honey Maid: Love

Today's quote: "I'm not happy until he's unhappy."

David Letterman Announces His Retirement

Nobel writer Garcia Marquez hospitalised in Mexico

Senate Panel Votes to Declassify Report on CIA Interrogations (Torture)

Cat theatre

xpost from Video: 'Journalist' Sean Hannity discovers Spring Break.

Truth in advertising

Dempsey: Israel ‘Satisfied’ U.S. Ready To Take Iran Action If Needed

Black and White = GREY!

Lunch Al Fresco

Iran nominates man accused of links to 1979 hostage crisis as UN ambassador

Dem Rep.: 'Members of Congress Are Underpaid,' Can’t Afford to 'Live Decently'

Mississippi Sex Ed Class Compares Women to Dirty Pieces of Chocolate

My mail was evidence in a criminal case!!!

I'm wondering who'll go my bail, but customers are clapping and chanting too

Stand Your Ground Is About To Get Even Worse In Florida

Miss. governor signs religious practices bill

If 60%-70% of plutocrat dollars started going to the Democrats one day...

It's 215 days until Election Day. What will I do to GOTV? What will you do?

Appeals court overturns $920M award to DuPont

OK, people who are at abnormally high risk of suicide shouldn't be permitted to own guns.

Obama selfie: White House objects to Samsung use

Gywnne Dyer: World's grim future warm and hungry

Theodore Roosevelt quote ---->

Spring break...Panama City Florida...circa 1960

Picture that just screams out..."TEABAGGER!!!"

Jeopardy Fans - spoiler

U.S. Currency Finally Achieves Universal Suffrage

Koch Email Urges Employees To Share Boss' WSJ Op-ed

'Guns Galore' Reportedly Sold Both Fort Hood Shooters Their Guns

Reported Central Figure in Scott Walker Administration "John Doe" Criminal Investigation Snags Newly

Still another argument for universal health care

If money= speech then

Honey Maid just did another pro-gay video – this one’s a doozy

I recently found out that a visitor to my home considers me a racist ...

The Blade, pair of journalists who were held file FBI complaints

Lucy (Summer 2014)/Official Trailer