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Archives: April 8, 2014

Wave of Action Re-Energizes New York Activism

Game of Thrones - season 4 premiere ratings up 50% over last year

Gorgeous Time Lapsed View of Our Planet from the ISS

About bedtime...

Happy Birthday To You B Calm!

Germany opens NSA spy probe amid calls to deliver Snowden to testify

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Tuesday, 8 April 2014

Help me find a post......

Obama administration caves to health insurers; restores (extra) profits for Medicare Advantage plans

President Obama April 5th, 2014 - Weekly Address -Opportunity for All Hard-Working America

Opportunity for All: Access to Career Skills and College-Level Courses

4 in custody, Detroit beating probe widens into hate crime investigation.

Investigation: The Port Authority's money machine

Out of Madness, A Matriarchy

O'Keefe Complaint Dismissed Toward Battleground Texas

Sick & Uncomfortable picture, courtesy Cleveland baseball

"Human Barbie" says beauty has been ruined by interracial couples

Sen. Sanders:The Republicans, Their Nightmare: Health care

5 Offensive Analogies Abstinence-Only Lessons Use To Tell Teens Sex Makes Them Dirty

The Crucible of Iraq by Chris Hedges

What happens when we talk to the cops like they talk to us...

"The Koch brothers, the Supreme Court, and a new kind of liberty"

Gawking At Rape Culture

67 charter schools are left out of Gov. Cuomo's state budget, forcing them to spend thousands on...

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Spring Break! & a new Kitteh gif

Donations pour in for Phoenix mom facing charges

Malaysia Airlines MH370: Better ocean maps could aid search, expert says

Grrrrrr... George W. Bush should not be at the championship game.

Mamakitty, 1999 - 4/7/2014

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseeker Check In!! Spring Break

The new "don't say gay" teacher contract in Cincinnati Catholic schools

"U.S. probing high-speed trading, attorney general says"

Performance at the White House - Women of Soul

Two sorta scrap projects..

"Of Definitions, Real and Straw"

Works on kids of all shapes and sizes...

from MoveOn:

If someone is PPRd, can they still access their DU bookmarks and read old mail?

Did you know there's a kitchen in GD?

"America is wealthier, but Americans are poorer"

Federal Judge sides with in Bobby Jindel Billboard Lawsuit

Cartoon Foresaw Asshole Redface Guy A Decade Ago

"Poll: Most Americans Support Lifting Embargo Against Cuba"

Education Funding a Priority for 25,000 Teachers and Parents

Senator Sanders: Their Nightmare’

"Want Effective Government? Then You Have to Pay Decent Salaries"

In Silicon Valley, a New Investment: Eviction

Army investigated for illegal recruitment: Defense minister

LIUNA Pushes for Action on Silica

Is DU slow for you guys, too?

Slave songs of the United States

According to MotherJones OkCupid CEO donated to an anti-gay congressman

Paramilitary leader willing to testify against Colombia officials

"Do We Have a Gang Problem or a Gun Problem?"

Venezuela's Maduro agrees to Unasur-brokered opposition talks

Menstruation: What is the evolutionary or biological purpose of having periods

Today in labor history, April 6, 1905

US-Colombia Labor Action Plan is ‘useless and detrimental’: workers unions

"Quebec election: Liberals win majority"

How to survive when your car stalls...

Just across the Rio Grande.... Jeb Bush

Howard Dean on the Lawrence O'Donnell show just said

Bedtime Bible Stories

'Peaches is dead. We are beyond pain' – Bob Geldof

Backers of bill to outlaw gay bias fall short in Nebraska Legislature

72% of Americans Won't Wear Google Glass Because of Privacy Worries

from a member of the KS legislater so sorry for the destruction of teachers. Thank you Harry Mullin

1,780 of 11 Million brackets picked UCONN-Kentucky

"More Subpoenas May Come Soon In Bridgegate Investigation"

Temp Jobs Surge as Firms Contain Expenses

My wife is watching A Face in the Crowd on TCM right now and that movie gave my wife a new

'Land isn't enough; the army takes olives, too'

Florida man starts apartment fire in order to burn bugs

Apparently "Pro-Russian" demonstrators in Ukrainian city of Kharkiv don't know their own city hall.

"Ryan Reaches Out"

How can we encourage safe storage?

Worried about my boyfriend

Did the Senate get their 60 votes on the extention of unemployment?


WOOT! UConn wins the National Championship! (NCAA Men's Basketball)

Cannabis & WPA-2 GOTV strategies 'from the top' in 2014?

In latest blow to Pebble prospect, mining giant Rio Tinto is pulling out

Ankhon Dekhi: A Poignant Experience

Connecticut raised its minimum wage...wins an NCAA Championship

'PLO to join 48 int'l organizations, treaties if talks fail'

Thomas Drake was acquitted of all charges except one misdemeanor

Political Folk singer Tom Neilson 4/11 Friday at 7:30pm 4200 Cedar Ave S, Mpls

Connecticut wins NCAA title, 60-54 over Kentucky

As GOPers pretend Obamacare beneficiaries don’t exist, number of uninsured falls again

Jimmy Carter backs PLO move to sign treaties

Navy Veteran discusses his illegal use of medical cannabis for PTSD

George W. Bush - A Perfect Example Of "What Goes Around Comes Around"

I see Obama's post-presidency going very similar to Carter's...

Blumenthal, Esty propose bill to ban e-cigarette advertising geared to kids

His and Hers

Down goes Reed

Donetsk, Kharkiv, declare independence from Ukraine.

Students arrested in videotaped fight with Santa Monica teacher

White House Defends Its Own Gender Pay Gap

House Republicans Hold Anti-Endangered Species Hearing on Bills to Weaken Endangered Species Act

Paralysed men move again with spinal stimulation

Showtime Trailer: Years of Living Dangerously

Gunman opens fire in LAPD station, wounding one officer

Texas mulls adding Mexican-American studies course

Mitch McConnell called hypocrite on tax claim

How Republicans rationalize voter suppression

Some ethics questions for Republicans (The Robesonian | NC)

Not quite time for 'I told-you-so's' on voter fraud (Charlotte Observer via Winston-Salem Journal)

The less Americans know about Ukraine’s location, the more they want U.S. to intervene

GOP’s Alan Simpson backs gay marriage in ad

NY looks to suspend vehicle registrations of toll scofflaws

Elizabeth Warren for President

Climate change accuracy of the biggest 3 cable news providers.

Evolutionary psychology: an affront to feminism?

Alstroemeria (Lily of Peru) in Black and White

When microwaving, is 3 min at power level 10 the same as 10 min at power level 3?

SCREW YOU WESTBORO! Residents Chase Westboro Baptist Church Protesters From Oklahoma Town (VIDEO)

On Hate Speech and Putting the Westboro Baptist Church To Flight...

The Perception Management Priority

Out-of-State Money Pours Into Local Fight Against GE Crop Ban

22 Facts About Plastic Pollution (And 10 Things We Can Do About It)

What is Going on in Venezuela?

Girl who lost father in last year’s deadly Hokkaido blizzard pens heart-wrenching thank-you letter

Ukraine accuses Russia of orchestrating separatist moves

Why Inequality Matters

G20 final document unlikely to address Ukraine crisis.

Ukraine launches operation against Russian 'plan to divide country'

El Libertario: beware Venezuela’s false ‘anarchists’

Message in bottle arrives after 101 years

Calif. bill would end SeaWorld killer whale shows

U.S.'s Amazing New 'Don't Text and Drive' Ad Will Leave You Shaking

La. Senate refuses to protect 'chicken boxing'

USAID chief to face questions on 'Cuban Twitter'

USAID chief to face questions on 'Cuban Twitter'

Bid to free last British resident held at Guantanamo

EU court rules against requirement to keep data of telecom users

Joy Behar Is Right: Chris Christie is “Toast”

The Dish Fair or Whip-Dog Day

Dog Omens

We cannot begin to have any kind of national dialogue regarding economic inequality and ailments . .

It's all Jeb Bush on Morning Joe Scum today

Fed to the Sharks, Part 1&2: The Fed Takes Our Money, Gives It to Banks Who Loan It Back to Us at 16

Continue using XP for newsgroup perusal. Safe or not?

Flood-ravaged Solomon Islands survivors now contending with disease

Ukraine - who didn't see this coming -what's good for the goose?

MI men arrested for viciously beating Army veteran they considered a ‘n*gger lover’

Two foreign UN international staff members shot dead in central Somalia

Meet 5 Greedy Big Businesses Who Rip Off Taxpayers

Pro-Russian activists proclaim independence for Ukraine’s Donetsk

Global Rankings Study Depicts an America in Warp Speed Decline

Don’t Worry~ by Patrick M. Kennedy

12 Key Progressive Politicians to Watch in the 2014 Elections

The Expert

Tiny Nano-Gears Could Power Your Portable Electronics

Crust free, suagr free pumpkin pie recipe

70% of Venezuelans believe elections are the way to solve their crisis

In latest blow to Pebble prospect, mining giant Rio Tinto is pulling out

If 97% Percent of Americans Sold Everything & Spent It on Congressional Elections, TheyCouldn't Max

Moonpie is under the weather.

Gazprom looks to drop the dollar to avoid sanctions’ bite

Coast Guard says Shell reckless in rig grounding off Alaska coast

Young Utah gay couple become face of gay marriage

25 Movie Heroes You Didn't Know Were Breaking the Law

As Parents Struggle to Repay College Loans for Their Children, Taxpayers Also Stand to Lose

Is pet insurance worth it?

Boeing shutting down C-17 military transport production early

The Oligarchy Doesn't Care About Democracy, Just Rigged Markets

Why Are Teachers and Students Opting Out of Standardized Testing?

Russia's Crimea takeover breeding anarchy and fear throughout East

Peter Matthiessen (1927-2014): Leonard Peltier and In the Spirit of Crazy Horse

For those of you who remember the monkeys taking over the cabana!

India's election begins for its 814-million registered voters

Bill Black: The Kamikaze Economics of Forcing Austerity on the Ukraine

Some Ways to Put a Human Being in a Cage...

Greed Is Good: A 300-Year History of a Dangerous Idea

Pope Francis opts to keep scandal-plagued Vatican bank alive

Windows XP users face end to Microsoft support

The Polarized Partisan Geography of Inequality

Volkswagen expansion talks at standstill in Tenn.

Pensions pose latest challenge for Chicago mayor

What bumper stickers really mean

Fed gives banks 2 more years on risky securities

Citigroup to pay $1.13B to settle investor claims

The African Ebola outbreak that keeps getting worse

GOPers Hope That Messy PA Dem Primary Will Save Embattled Corbett

Solomon Islands - Death Toll Reaches 23

That moment you realize... he's really Captain Puerto Rico

Race Based Violence? Or not? You Tell Me

An Open Letter to Public School Teachers: We Apologize

Al Sharpton: I Was No FBI Informant

Spain lawmakers set to reject Catalan independence bid

How The White House Just Undercut One Of The GOP's Top 2014 Attacks

Anyone else see Mika's interview with GOP female spokesperson re pay equity?

Russia Says Concerned Over Possible Leaks of Ballistic Missile Technology by Kiev

Harassed Japan fleet catches fewer whales

'The Wind on My Legs': Stimulator Helps Paralyzed Men Move Again

The True Size Of The Universe: Astronomers' Breakthrough in Measuring Rate of Expansion

Dark matter hunt: LUX experiment reaches critical phase

Exclusive: Shady double-agent’s Obamacare sabotage: Top “supporter” quietly funded its opposition

Poll: Which Current Democratically Elected Government Does America Hate Most?

Rand Paul’s Michael Moore Moment


Ground turkey burritos.

[email protected] says WI 3rd best at election admin. @Govwalker & #WISGOP wanna put stop to tha

Obamacare Enrollment Continues To Surge In Kentucky As 265,000 Have Now Enrolled

Even Republicans Don’t Like the Ryan Budget

Texas Special Prosecutors: James O'Keefe Video "A Canard And Political Disinformation"

Is Rand Paul right that Cheney invaded Iraq for Halliburton Profits?

Watch this video: vehicle traveling on Himalayan mountain road

Straw poll: rickets prevention

Tunisia has made strides in Democratic Transition: Can it get the Economy Right?

Ft. Hood shooting is part of the scenery in a gun-crazy nation

Former CIA, NSA Boss Says Senator Feinstein Is Too Emotional To Judge CIA Torture Fairly

Loved Morning Joe's/Politico's attempt at attacking Harry Reid this morning.

How Right-Wing Loons and Pro-Gun Nuts Blame Everything But Guns for Mass Shootings

Obama Makes Surprise Reversal On Obamacare

New For Expat Workers In China; Air Filters, More Paid Days Out Of Country, More Health Care Costs

President Carter: "I don't think that George W. Bush won the election in 2000, against Al Gore"

Fund crunch forces UN to cut Syria food aid

More than a nosebleed...for 1 in 5000 people world wide

Jonathan Chait’s epic race fail: How a story about racism and Obama goes horribly wrong

Seed Corn On The WH Menu; Obama Budget Plan To Shutter NOAA Fisheries & Ocean Lab In NC

Joe Scum tried to smear Harry Reid today...and FLOPPED!

Harvard: No, We Won't Divest From FF Stocks, But Look! We're Signing A UN Document On Investing!

Practice of stripping as a torture is common by prans in Ven prisons

TYT: The Dark Money Of 'Social Welfare' Groups Is The REAL IRS Scandal

The politician who kissed the staffer fired the staffer. The politician did not fire himself.

Remember the past and the present. Tea Party Flashback!!

Anyone see this story on Al Sharpton being an FBI informant

New HBO documentary on the working poor is a must see (if you can)! Please read! Thank you.

The Ryan Budget: How I Spent My Weekend

TYT: Billions In Taxes Dodged By Caterpillar

FOX's Chris Wallace: "Personally, I would have waterboarded Khalid Sheikh Mohammed myself."

Welcome to Venezuela, the kidnap capital of the world

Republicans Urged Obama To Keep Obamacare Sign-Up Center Open

TROLLkin: Stops gun humpin' trolls in their tracks.

TYT: That Lime In Your Drink? It's Part Of A Criminal Conspiracy

GOP Grapples with The Unsettling Fear that Obamacare May Succeed

Funny how the flags of "Independent" Donetsk and Khrakiv look *exactly* like that of Russia.

TYT: Rand Paul Says Cheney Pushed Iraq War For Halliburton Profit

Christie administration faces scrutiny over Hurricane Sandy contracts

Equal Pay Day: Bridging the Pay Gap Takes 3 Extra Months of Work

Navy Seeks Sub Replacement Savings: From NASA Rocket Boosters To Reused Access Doors

The Pelosi porn, the panel & Ted Cruz's tattoo: this is the GOP women problem

TYT: Thought Experiment - Trying To Understand The Pro-Gun Perspective

Tuesday Toon Roundup 1- Money talks

Tuesday Toon Roundup 2- Repubs and Shrub

V-22 Update: Readiness Up 25%; Flight Hour Costs Down 20% Since 2009

Tuesday Toon Roundup 3- Voters, Economy and Environment

Could the Koch addicted KS state legislature look even more ridiculous than it already does?

Tuesday Toon Roundup 4- The Rest

NC commission appeals ruling giving it authority to halt coal ash pollution

TYT: Drone Victims Aim Back With A Humanizing Poster

Navy’s Magnetic Super Gun To Make Mach 7 Shots At Sea In 2016: Adm. Greenert

NASA photo captures strange bright light coming out of Mars

TYT: Religious 'License to Discriminate' Law Passed

Find something to be happy about today (Tuesday April 8, 2014)

Liz Cheney: Nancy Pelosi’s ‘spine doesn’t reach her brain’ if she’s not proud of torture

A Modest Proposal

GOTV! But why?

Ming Dynasty 'chicken cup' sold for record $36M

More, "Not Torture"???

NPR discusses gender wage disparity, cites preposterously high starting wages as evidence

Reforming China’s State-Market Balance

TYT: MSNBC Host Calls Dem Election Strategy 'McCarthyite'

Reasons Why San Francisco Is the Worst Place Ever

Check out Monument Valley, the M.C. Escher of iPad Games...

Congratulations UConn - 2014 NAACP champs!

Using the 'Top Secret' Stamp to Hide Lies and War Crimes

Sanders Sends Republicans Into Cold Sweats With a Truth Bomb About Obamacare,

Donations pour in for Phoenix mom facing charge (91K)

Momma is feeding three babies now.....

TYT: CIA Torture Report Dismissed By Liz Cheney

Looks like Gremar Apartments is at it again.

The Transformation of a Company Town: St. Marys

Report: Economic growth and ‘social progress’ don’t always go hand in hand

Video footage: B’Tselem volunteer arrested for arguing with soldiers

Jeff Smith: Christ Christie is TOAST

Senator Mitch McConnell’s Facebook Poll Backfires Big Time

Sanders To Test The Political Waters In New Hampshire

Liz Cheney defends dad on ‘torture’

The war against American citizens

Congressman apologizes after compromising video posted

All clear at Navy hospital after active shooter call

Let's Just Get Rid Of The DEA Already

Was McAllister "Set Up" For Praising Obama Admin & Urging That Obamacare Sign-Up Center Stay Open?

Putin and government to discuss Ukraine energy ties

Critical crypto bug in OpenSSL opens two-thirds of the Web to eavesdropping

National Youth Violence Prevention Week

Media blacks out Seymour Hersh exposé

Kate Mulgrew To Narrate A Film About How The Sun Revolves Around The Earth Because Everything Sucks

Crazy idea how Democrats could counter "dark money"

Just heard on Stephanie Miller: whining Charles Koch is "Money Boo Boo"

Bill O'Reilly Warns That The Hippies Are Coming For Rich White Guys

Schumer endorses ‘tenacious’ Rangel

New Yorker Profiles Chris Christie. And it isn’t pretty.

Nassau County DA: Evidence in 45 county cases being retested

President Obama April 5th, 2014 - Weekly Address -Opportunity for All Hard-Working America (BOG)

Oscar Pistorius' story doesn't make sense,

Oh myyy....

Will Phony Populists Hijack the Fight Against Inequality?

>>> A Major Demographic Tailwind Is Coming That Could Make The US Boom For Years <<<

CROSSING CHRISTIE: What the bridge scandal says about the Governor’s political style, and his future

Hit Hard by Sandy, Coney Island Museum Will Re-Open May 26

A Journalist Visited The Creation Museum. He Learned These 20 ‘Facts’

Banker Dumps Wall Street to Boost Taxes on New York Rich

Liberal and Conservative Racism

If Jesus never called himself God, how did he become one?

Wells Fargo’s Foreclosure Fraud Handbook

Millions still smoking, but not cigarettes...

Teabaggers and other Koch-heads should STFU about Adam Smith.

Gay Dad's Open Letter To Zachary Dutro-Boggess, Accused Of Being Gay By His Mother

NLRB NLRB Takes "Extraordinary Action" to Consolidate Complaints Against T-Mobile US

The Richest Rich Are in a Class by Themselves

The mental illness of an individual should NOT be used as a battering ram

Man oh man!

Mentats Wanted, Will Train | John Michael Greer

Illusions, tricks for the eyes

OPINION: Russia to Benefit From US Suspension of Nuclear Cooperation Program

Pic Of The Moment: The Party Of Morals And Values Is Back!

Maduro announces peace territories

Ukraine: not all rebellions are revolutions - New deal, same players

Bukowski Quits at the Post Office | Mickey Z.

MTA finds skimming device on LIRR ticket machine

Blackwater Resurfaces In Ukraine

These Are The 10 Biggest Myths In Psychology

Edward Snowden: US government spied on human rights workers

Fourteen killed in bomb blast on Pakistani train

When banksters recruit trolls!

“Our National Debate About Climate Policy Is Broken”

Need some help posting an MSNBC video from this AM about 250 fired UPS drivers

I want one

“Our National Debate About Climate Policy Is Broken”

Herblock's Toon ....'Fire'

Parents, Others Claim School Trailers At P.S. 48 Are Health Hazard

Moving tech to right of political spectrum

Chris Christie can dish it out, but he sure can't take it

...just sent this scary pic to O'Really

One thing lost in all the UConn hoopla

Kerry places blame on Israel for crisis in peace talks

SeaWorld killer whale ban elicits heated debate

China Says It Can’t Be Contained by(sic) as Hagel Seeks Cooperation

Finding Vivian Maier, a movie about a gifted photography

Whole lotta love: Maduro 'the hippy' reared on Led Zeppelin and Lennon

"Why I Am Still a Neocon?"

Quebec Separatists Trounced as Support for Secession Wanes (1)

Why is Glenn Beck so obsessed with nazis?

Meet The Three Female Medical Students Who Destroyed Gender Norms A Century Ago

Look what I dug up on DU's wayback machine. Kochs & Bushes

Iran sends Syria 30,000 tons of food supplies

Al Sharpton On FBI Work: I'm Not A Rat, 'I'm A Cat'

France's Valls sets out tax and spend shake-up

Allen West Links Obama's Crimea Comment to Fort Hood Shooting

Saudi Arabia Labels Atheists as Terrorists in New Law

"It's a quarter to one." Younger Du'ers, you digital natives, would you say it that way? nt

Why do fantasy novels/movies, etc. that deal with magic, dragons, etc., frequently take place in

Republicans: Always willing to help

See tracks think trains kickoff

Kerry Accuses Russia of Stoking Fresh Unrest in Eastern Ukraine

Ubuntu vs Mint vs um, Other ... recommendations ?

Retired nurse gets mob in Detroit to back off, stop beating driver

I am not a good Catholic

You will cry happy tears - must see video

Nassau County Lawmakers Vote Unanimously To End 3-Year Wage Freeze

Controversial nun had a long history of anti-gay remarks

Gun Control Expert Challenged in Court

Under Revised Quake Estimates, Dozens of Nuclear Reactors Face Costly Safety Analyses

Images from NYPD ‘Alien Squad’ now available online

LOL! Someone must have hacked the ad generator ...

Toon: Dictator!!!

Man arrested for DUI

The Fight for Reproductive Rights in Spain: Our Struggle Is Yours

Ever had this happen to you? LOL

Michael Clarke, Syracuse surgeon, accused of slapping sleeping patients, feds say

New union president says teachers will not endorse Cuomo

Toon: Blessed are the Billionaires...

Deserts don't just absorb carbon dioxide, they squirrel it away for safekeeping

Political Push For Raw, Unpasteurized Milk Is Increasing Access, But Illnesses Are Up, Too

FCC To Break Up Big TV Stations

Permafrost Thawing To Accelerate Global Warming, Increase Carbon Levels 5 Times

Liz Cheney continues to admit to; and defend War Crimes and Torture

"Most Homophobes are secretly gay.

Kansas Bill Kills Long-Held Teacher Rights

100+ Scientists and Economists Urge President Obama and Secretary Kerry to Reject Keystone XL

"Conserative" activist knows why Obama won in 2012...

Hispanic Republicans are scared of Dan Patrick

De Blasio Places Personal Call to CBS to Keep ‘Late Show’ in NYC

Russia Urges Companies to Delist From Abroad Amid Sanctions

February job openings rise to 4.17 million

Congressman caught cheating on camera fires girlfriend, announces re-election bid

Christian Radio Host: Nazi ‘Race of Super Gay Male Soldiers' Is Coming To ‘Hunt You Down’

Anglican, Roman Catholic theologians host informal dialogue in England

Anglican, Roman Catholic theologians host informal dialogue in England

Waiting to hear back about my car.

President Jimmy Carter: Bush Didn't Win in 2000

President Obama Takes a Stand for Women on Equal Pay Day

Father Francis Van Der Lugt Dead In Syria: Dutch Jesuit Priest Killed By Gunman In Homs

Father Francis Van Der Lugt Dead In Syria: Dutch Jesuit Priest Killed By Gunman In Homs

Navy: New ‘Star Wars’ Gun So Cheap, Fast, Powerful That Enemies Will Just Give Up

Kerry focuses blame for impasse in talks on Israel

Äkta människor (Real Humans) - Season 1 - Review (minor spoilers)

Time to play the Mad Magazine "ECCCH" game

New Rob Ford themed video game: Crackathon!

Post to Lounge or GD? - Where would Samuel Jackson post?

Long Island nursing home sued over alleged stripper party

As soon as you commit to an all-nighter ...

Lifeboat = The Movie

Who Controls the Kochs’ Political Network?

"We Can’t Just Give a Blank Check": Lawmakers Call for Ending Secrecy of U.S. Intel’s Black Budget

Are there any fish or other animals in the Great Lakes, about which you have to worry about being

It's not rocket science

Eric Holder smacks down GOPer: “You don’t want to go there, buddy!”

Holder claims 'vast amount' of discretion in enforcing federal laws

So, I am sad and disappointed and frustrated. 99% are being treated poorly.

The Principle: A Documentary About Geocentrism. Yeah, I Know.

GOP’s clueless ploy to woo women: Accuse them of whining and lying!

I just love living in crazy Florida....

Kevin McCarthy Pulls Column From Conservative Website That Posted Inappropriate Pelosi Image

How to beat the 1%

Rahm Emanuel’s top donor bought stock in Marriott just before it was awarded huge Chicago Contract

Snowden to VF: We are the “post-terror generation”

Pastor Kevin Sutherland Convicted Of Trying To Sell Fake Damien Hirst Art

GOP Candidate Wants To Get Elected To Keep His Daughter From Learning Evolution

House Panel Said to Accuse Lerner of Disclosing IRS Data

Science or Spin?: Assessing the Accuracy of Cable News Coverage of Climate Science

Fracking and wine making don't mix, say two NY vintners

Stay-at-Home Moms Rise in Reversal of Modern Family Trend

“Anti-Christian religious bigotry” is apparently what conservatives are now calling LGBTQ rights

White Men Can't Jump

Problem solved! Employee Congressman was kissing has been "removed from the payroll"

Temporary foreign workers have better work ethic, some employers believe

Skydiving Meteorite- It was just a rock

Messy stuff.

Zimbabwe crocs go veggie for high fashion

VIDEO & PICS: e-cigarette explodes and sets fire to barmaid

House Republicans to Delay Obamacare Replacement Rollout

How to Silence the Israeli Right

Luckovich: Look out below!

LBJ Library Civil Rights Summit - Day 1 - Morning Panels

UPS fires 17 more Queens drivers in ongoing labor dispute over work stoppage

The Pros And Cons Of Vaccinating Children

Swedes to give six-hour workday a go

Heard On Pardon The Interruption - Baseball Mulling 7 Inning Games

Stupidity should be painful.

You Been Lied To: 7 Things You May Not Know About Somali ‘Pirates’

Maybe you were just stupid as hell the whole time...

For the first time, a mammalian organ has been persuaded to renew itself

European Court of Justice Shreds EU Data Retention Program

Kiev Says US Special Forces Not Part of Protest Crackdown in Eastern Ukraine

In Photos: Four Years of Greece's Great Depression

Elizabeth Warren meme for FB use -

Florida Republican Blames His Party's Woes on "Puerto Rican Influx"

Strike For America: Chicago Teachers Against Austerity - Micah Uetricht Discusses His Book

Mitch McConnell Compares ‘Obsession’ With Closing Gender Pay Gap To Blowing ‘A Few Kisses’

Killing Wolves: A Hunter-Led War Against Science and Wildlife

Women telling it like it is:

Should only "natural persons" and the press have First Amendment rights?

Married Congresscritter caught screwing around with a staff member. Keeps his job but fires her.

Is the argument against religion/belief a moral argument, in part or in whole - please read.

13 of 32 states have no representation in Colombia’s 2014-2018 Senate

WSJ Editors To Conservatives: Stop Acting Crazy Over Obamacare

Is Bernie trolling in NH for Koch dollars to finance his presidential bid?

They'll fix your pothole all right -- as long as you live in a GOP district.

Coaches who once played for the teams they presently coach

Millions More People Are Getting Health Insurance Because Of Obamacare, Survey Finds

Well, I'm two days late, but happy 41st anniversary!

Has anyone seen the "historic media" anti abortion ad?

Propaganda: Marijuana leads to heroin use

Same-sex marriage is new test for Catholic institutions used to ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’

Atheists are adoptive parents, too! Why agencies must stop discriminating

Sit Next To Rosa Parks At The National Civil Rights Museum

For a brief moment in time ....

Police Sgt. Sues City, Claims He Was Discriminated Against For Wiccan Religion

Tish James Doesn’t Think Andrew Cuomo Got the ‘Memo on Income Inequality’

McCartney: I'm coming to Albany

here's an insight into the state of our media today....

Not receiving some e-mails.

Cherry blossom buds are puffy white, around 4 to 6 days from peak.

If you never tasted a bad apple, you would not appreciate a good apple.

Pakistani baby charged with attempted murder goes into hiding

This plainly wasn't thought through...

Mayor de Blasio stands with religious groups that worship in public schools

Pat Robertson Prays For Obama's Removal, Asks God To 'Deliver Us From This President'

Priest. Messenger of the Truth. Died for Religious Freedom. Future Saint. Do you know him?

Let's re-think "running from Obama" as a 2014 campaign strategy for Dems

U.N. Arms Trade Treaty takes leap toward entry into force

Despite objections from sheriffs group, reckless gun bill still on target

So this happened to my daughter and her family last Thursday

Brooklyn Man Exonerated After 24 Years In Prison: ‘I’m Gonna Live The Rest Of My Life’

"Bueller? Bueller? Bueller?"

Holder plays asparagus card against Louie Gohmert

The Bromance Tour: Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen Take in NYC Sights

Roaring Rada: Communists & far-right stage fistfight in Ukraine's parliament

Protesters Storm Kharkiv Theater Thinking It Was City Hall

Investigators: Seastreak ferry crash caused by operator error

Shirley and Jenny: Two Elephants Reunited After More Than 20 Years

Speaking of Anniversaries: Hank Aaron, #715, 40 years ago today

Oscar the Cat

The Oligarchy Doesn't Care About Democracy, Just Rigged Markets

Obamacare Might Be Covering Way More People Than Previously Thought

"When did you get religious?" "When I needed votes" Heath Peacock speaks out.

Ukraine’s Jews Dismiss Claims of Anti-Semitism

Taiwan Sunflower Movement to End 3 Week Occupation in Favor of Direct Democracy Assemblies

I found a quote online today ...

Assembly on the SAFE Act: ‘From my cold, dead hands’

Democrats left K-12 education out of their new "Fair Shot" agenda. Should be aware of protests.

Fox Refuses To Air President Obama's Equal Pay Signing Ceremony

Horse Racing Exposed: Drugs and Death

Kerry And McCain Swap Teddy Roosevelt-Themed Insults...

Honduras: three convicted in reporter's murder

Seeing a report that Obama's aunt died

Venezuela protests are sign that US wants our oil, says Nicolás Maduro

Venezuela protests are sign that US wants our oil, says Nicolás Maduro

Cartoon predicted encounter between Indians fan and Chief Wahoo protester

Just starting to debunk/research - Highest corporate tax rates in the world?

Thom Hartmann: Time is running out for Climate Change

Thom Hartmann: In FDR's Time Government Stood Up To "Economic Royalists"

Russia warns of civil war if Ukraine uses force to quell eastern revolts

A bigger scandal in the making?

It had to happen:

Venezuela’s opposition to meet with government

Uruguay to give medicinal marijuana to prisoners

Uruguay to give medicinal marijuana to prisoners

Comcast named Worst Company in America on the same day it files TWC merger paperwork

They're going to spend 4 days trying to relocate pings? Did someone throw away the ping coordinates?

" will never guess what the North Carolina Environmental Management Commission did."

Meat Loaf ~

Lady Antebellum

Israel prevents Olympic runner from leaving Gaza to participate in West Bank marathon

Record-Warm Subsurface Pacific Waters May Bring Moderate to Strong El Niño Event

Seattle has a haunted soda machine...

Israeli Settlement Plan Derailed Peace Talks, Kerry Says

Historian: Appalachia has record of social injustice

Backyard remodel

“Becoming a Man”


Florida woman goes on naked rampage at McDonald’s in viral video


Stereotypes Of Appalachia Obscure A Diverse Picture

New York's new superstar baker, Dominique Ansel, reopens after a brief shutdown

My grandmother graduated from UCONN...

Hanging out, next door, at a vacant house.

Jackie Speier calls for harassment training

The good old days of high inflation

Anyone has some more insights on the Red Moon?

New digs for the 2014 fire season

New digs for the 2014 fire season (cross post from GD)

Flaw Found in Key Method for Protecting Data on the Internet.

Gov. Deal (GA) refuses 50,000 petitions asking him to expand Medicaid

All the Presidents’ Bankers: Nomi Prins on the Secret History of Washington-Wall Street Collusion

What was that about ASPARAGUS? Watch the infamous Gohmert/Holder show from today, where Holder tells

All the Presidents’ Bankers: Nomi Prins on the Secret History of Washington-Wall Street Collusion

Stunning photographs of Hong Kong's population density...

Court Keeps New Arizona Abortion Rules on Hold.

Rand's Obamacare stats: 9.3 million new insureds, and counting

Obama's aunt, Zeituni Onyango, dies at 61

If more states allow anyone to openly carry a gun

Thom Hartmann: Banksters are Rigging the "Stock" System

Thom Hartmann: Why Is Obama asking the CIA to Investigate the CIA Torture?

Imagine that you and a co-defendant are accused of murder,

The Clinton-Bush Post-Presidency Lovefest; George W. Bush, Bill Clinton Take in NCAA Finals

Lawyer says Shrimp Boy a victim of entrapment and racism [Leland Yee case]

National Coalition for the Homeless

Please Help Me

Koch brothers quietly cashing in on ACA...

Family Values Rep caught valuing his aide more than his wife

Watching Tweety...

What Is Greystone, Firm Accused of Disguising 'Mercenaries' as Ukrainians?

Obamacare Might Be Covering Way More People Than Previously Thought

One Million Buried In Mass Graves On Forbidden New York Island

Former President Jimmy Carter being interviewed live at the LBJ Library now.

In our economic policy sphere we chose between inflation and employment/wages.

“If I had a dollar for every time that I’ve been told, ‘You’re a good guy, .." Rep. Vance McAllister

Ruin A Romantic Comedy

Michigan wins program to cut red tape for foreign firms locating here

'7 things cats think when they play with your iPad'

Toon: Money Talks

Ukrainian police remove pro-Russian forces in Kharkiv, while protesters in Donetsk dig in


Mr Fish Toon- Alas…Yorick Responds to Hamlet

There's a Koch brothers funded ad running against Braley in our area.

#CancelColbert and the Return of the Anti-Liberal Left

So the President is allowing the CIA to take the lead in declassifying the Senate Report . . .

Minn. GOP Nominee Running for Congress Because Evolution 'Made His Daughter Cry'

Savino, Silver spar over medical marijuana bill

Imagine if the Government took 100 Billion from the defense budget and invested in the 99%

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Wednesday, 9 April 2014

Attorney: Avonte Oquendo Tried To Run Off A Day Before He Escaped

Got a new device and when coming to DU I have to sign in every time......

Untaxed U.S. corporate profits held overseas top $2.1 trillion: study