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Archives: May 5, 2014

Arne Duncan can keep his cynical NCLB waiver — Washington school board member

Tea Party Patriots Plan Cinco De Mayo Protest Of American Flag Shirt Ban At Morgan Hill School

Infusions of young blood may reverse some effects of ageing, studies suggest

Principal fired over accusations of having sex in school

Milwaukee is the most racial and policially divided area in the country

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Monday, 5 May 2014

Manchin: 'All Options Open' On W.Va. Governor Run

Popcorn summary of the WI Republican Convention

The Inconvenient Poor

Chris Weigant: Friday Talking Points [302] -- Give America A Raise!

Big Coal should know better than to mess with Washington State

TRANSCRIPT: President Obama speaks at the White House Corresponents’ Association Dinner

Make a difference - Harry Moore and his wife died for voting rights

Nevada congressman seeks removal of Bundy backers

Plane crashes at Travis Air Force Base air show

Bruce Lee playing ping-pong

Nigeria in appeal to find abducted girls from US, Britain, France, China

I went over to you know where to read their live thread on the dinner last night. Their

Brandon Crawford's 2 homers help Giants finish sweep

LOL. I'm so gay. Sunday evening dance edition. (videos, may load slow)

Podcasting in peril? Trial showdown in September

We did GREAT!!! (May 4, 1919)

Ain't that the truth tho...

We did GREAT!!! (May 4, 1919)

Another GD post headed for the front page

Another GD post headed for the front page

Don't know if this was ever posted...but you have to read this.

Wisconsin Passes First State Law Requiring Independent Investigations of Police-Custody Deaths

President's deputy-turned-rival wins Panama presidency

Italy has officially suspended the laws of science, in the case

A little Woody Guthrie for a Sunday night:

Venezuelan Workers Reclaim the Streets

Bridge-ghazi: What did *Cuomo* Know? And when did he know it?

#44 He is My President (picture heavy)

Neanderthals were just as smart as modern humans, say researchers

She comes from the porch, down the sidewalk, and into the parking lot to chat with me

Democrats doubling down on their strategy of running against the Koch brothers.

We got some bull going on in Detroit!!!

If we start drug testing for food assistance, why not include school assistance.

Mayday for Democracy

friends dont let friends buy home depot tomato plants

4 Dead, 24 Wounded in Weekend Chicago Violence

MY PVC pipe Low D Irish whistle

Some Groove Armada for you...

Your favourite WH Correspondence Dinner joke? I loved it when Obama said

The Joe Biden and Julia Louis-Dreyfus video from the Correspondent's Dinner:

"Republicans pass tax breaks, but don't pay for them"

A great little video for the next debt ceiling showdown.

Hot spots flare up in Logan County [OK] wildfire

Why makes you still believe?

"FBI Creating Unit to Trace Corrupt Foreign Assets"

Am I the only person in the world - not to mention on DU

"Let's face it, fox.."

This afternoon I fixed the best grilled chicken,

Hey, pass me a beer - II

The Cold War?....... It Sucked

Did anyone see Resurrection tonight?

Lewis Black: Congress vs Colonoscopies

Le croissant

Aging Baby Boomers Becoming the Roommate Generation

This is not a bash the North thread.

is it too late to make some coffee?

Elena Baltacha: Former British number one tennis player dies of liver cancer

Belgium ban for 'anti-Semitic' meeting in Anderlecht

Scored a photocopy stand! Need help on the bulbs for it and maybe rewiring

Hey, look at that. There's no "crisis" in boys' (or, really, anyone's) education

Lindsey Graham Says Republicans Risk Getting 'Burned' On Benghazi Issue

Stormy Monday, 5/5/14

Daily Log

This has to be one of the funniest skits I've seen on SNL this year - The Beygency

Russia Celebrates Soviet Victory In World War II By Denouncing Ukranian ‘Fascists’

Just a reminder, May 10th is the 22nd annual Letter Carriers' Food Drive. It's a Saturday.

GOP makes new push to knock out Tea Party

What Do Guns Say?

TCM Schedule for Tuesday, May 6: The Latest Gossip

UKraine: Lies, Propaganda And The West's Agenda

Dick Cheney funded research extends his life

Amber Alert Issued For Missing US Foreign Policy

For our LGBT music lovers...

A video they don't want you to see - Odessa - Warning- Disturbing

"Benghazi" Defined

ACA: 87% of signups were previously uninsured.

Malaysian plane's likely flight path gets 2nd look

The Patricians versus the Nouveau Riche or old money versus new money

How women are scaling barriers to combat

How Fracking Is Exposing People to Radioactive Waste

Environment as important as genes in autism, study finds.

Neither side is perfect, but nowadays, are Progressives/Liberals more honest than Conservatives?

How the Rich Stole Our Money--And Made Us Think They were Doing Us a Favor

No Russians among Slavyansk self-defense forces - NYT reporters

Japanese fans accuse the new 'American' Godzilla of being too fat

Lord Jamar on Sterling: "Blacks are $40M Slaves" (WARNING: STRONG LANGUAGE)

There were no children at my church service today

Bundy a hypocrite, not a patriot

What would a legal definition of "getting money out of politics" look like?

Chris Hedges: The Post-Constitutional Era

BBC: Ukraine crisis: Odessa tension 'escalating'

Nail Paring

Friar Rush

Man tosses knob 21.8m (71ft)

5 Top Contenders for Conservative Christian Hater of the Year

10 Most Absurd Right-Wing Christian Billboards

Flood warnings in parts of WY, ND, SD, MN, WI, MI, OH, AR, MS, AL, FL, IN, SC, NC, IL, VA, NJ, VT...

S. African artist guilty of exhibitionism for rooster-penis dance

Hey guys, FYI, we have a Weather Watchers group on DU

Nigeria schoolgirl abductions: Protest leader 'held'

Is Elizabeth Warren the Only Person Standing Between You and Total Bank Domination?

World stocks slide as China manufacturing shrinks

5 Top Contenders for Conservative Christian Hater of the Year

Why hasn't the media cover this story

5 Powerful Reasons Why the Rich Should Pay Their Taxes and Not Game the System

Neil deGrasse Tyson Exposes Myths of Christmas, Sets Off Creationist Alarm Bells

Curious problem with computer fan

South Korea changing maritime rules after sinking

‘Suspicious’: Sober driver arrested for drunk driving after deputy runs stop sign and crashes into h

Obama's SEC chief has whiffed on regulating corporations

Donald Sterling’s Last Laugh: Force Him to Sell the Clippers and He Could Pay No Taxes

Why Should Evangelical Christians Care About Climate Change?

Nevada congressman seeks removal of Bundy backers

What's for Dinner ~ Monday ~ May 5th

The foreign service officers' memorial (what I shove in the face of Republicans who say Benghazi)

Midterm Election Indicators Daunting for Democrats

80% think its going bad in Venezuela (Spanish)

Rep. Frank Wolf and GOP Nominee to Succeed Him Both Benghazeeeee "Truthers"

Look up

Normal subway service resuming after derailment

The American Petroleum Institute has been hammering me on calling Al Franken

Well, we stupid Americans deserve what we're gonna get

Pop quiz: what phase is the moon right now? Honor system declared.

Democrats aren't in as much trouble as you'd think

The United Cities of America: What Seattle's Minimum-Wage Deal Means

U.S. Firms With Irish Addresses Get Tax Breaks Derided as ‘Blarney’

Belfast experts: Adams unlikely to face IRA charge

Cooperation With GOP Puts Senator in Primary

Boko Haram admits abducting Nigeria girls from Chibok

Terror in CAR - EU "Peacekeeping" operation at it's finest.

Three City-owned vehicles stolen from Harrisburg, including a police car

David Sirota: Leaked Docs Show How Wall Street Extracting Massive Fees from Public Pension Systems

Bryan Singer hit with SECOND sexual abuse lawsuit

Ummm, are you sure that you're in the right place?

Congressman Blumenauer: Oregon Could "Break the Dam" on Marijuana Prohibition

Who Takes Care of the Nanny’s Kids?

Normal Subway Service Resumes After Queens Derailment

Polio Spreading at Alarming Rates, World Health Organization Declares

Why Is This Farm Using Guest Workers as Strike Breakers?

I sold my body (and nearly my soul) to Abercrombie

Scarcity of pharmaceutical products at 50% in Venezuela

How does a bill work?

Record air-rights sale in theater district just the beginning

Chart of the Week: How America’s poor can still be rich in stuff

When you don't pay attention to process, you may not get on ballot. Rep Conyers

Boko Haram admits abducting Nigeria girls from Chibok

Ukraine crisis: Rebels 'retreating' in Sloviansk

Here comes the price hike. Ven VP for Economics says gas prices don't make any sense

Latest Tennessee Gas Pipeline letters to landowners threaten further action if access denied

Moloko - Fun For Me

Florida: 88% support mmj amendment/ 53% back recreational use

Donate to Greenpeace today

Blessed Be Thy Bicycle: New York Riders Roll Into Church

War - Cinco De Mayo

Poll: Nation's Uninsured Rate Hits Lowest Point Since 2008

Catholic church leaders prepare for grilling by UN human rights panel

Trump Blasts Media For Reporting Sterling 'Girlfriend From Hell' Remark

Lilly Ledbetter to join city workers for gender-pay rally

Hillary Who? The GOP Can't Wait To Take Millennials Back To The 1990s

Monday Toon Roundup 1- The B Word

Monday Toon Roundup 2- The R word

Oops! Wilkes Basin Region Of E. Antarctic Ice Sheet More Vulnerable To Melt Than Thought

Monday Toon Roundup 3- The P word

Monday Toon Roundup 4- The Rest

How to safely flatten a hamster.

Off to school...

Soft Kitty Warm Kitty

They Have No Plan B...

GOP’s demented “Benghazi!” disease: Why conservatives so desperately need a scandal

Piketty's Capital in 3 Minutes

Oliver Koppell launches Democratic primary challenge to state Sen. Jeff Klein

Fox News and Bret Baier’s faux-integrity: The face of terrible Benghazi journalism

Oil Pipeline company "Oil Spills Can Have ‘Positive’ Effects. Wait, What?

Our View: Baker Hughes does the right thing revealing fracking fluid ingredients

Saturday Night Live Takes on Donald Sterling

TOM TOMORROW: Justice In America

John Oliver Talked About The Death Penalty For 12 Minutes On 'Last Week Tonight' & You Need To Watch

BOURDAIN's stunning love letter to Mexico and Mexicans

City of Vice (2008)

In Islam, there's more than one way to be an 'atheist'

Organized Labor, Public Banks and the Grassroots: Keys to a Worker-Owned Economy

Lewis Lapham and Thomas Frank Forecast the Next American Revolution

Gallup: U.S. Uninsured Rate Drops to 13.4%

So, how was your weekend?

Please tell me why I bought a new computer with 8.1.

Authorities: Clamp snapped in circus accident

Gun shop’s violations persist for years

Arms Cache Most Likely Kept in Texas by the C.I.A.

'Patchwork laws' create challenges for stopping spread of illegal guns

High court rejects appeal on gun rights in public

Syfy Channel Adapting 4 Comic Book Properties for TV

John Cahill set to announce challenge to NY AG Eric Schneiderman: sources

War - All Day Music

Court rejects challenge to city’s immigration law

Target CEO Steinhafel out in wake of data breach

Colorado faces oil boom "death sentence" for soil, eyes microbe fix

Court revives victim lawsuit in mistaken shooting

Health care frauds vs. health care facts

These charts show how millions of U.S. jobs pay less now than they did in 1999

Clock ticking on Hudson crossings, Amtrak warns

Supreme Court Upholds Prayer at Public Meetings

Exclusive: Ohio GOP’s secret voting scheme deliberations

Smokey Robinson and The Miracles - Going to a Go Go

The Supremes "Love Is Like An itching In My Heart" My Extended Version!!!!

The Numbers Don’t Lie: Jeb Bush Can’t Beat Hillary Clinton - By Michael Tomasky

Mayor De Blasio Announces 10-Year Affordable Housing Plan

Climate Change: The New Abolitionism


Are We Heading for a Worrying Super El Niño?

`Gun Safety Moms' hope to be 2014's soccer moms

`Gun Safety Moms' hope to be 2014's soccer moms

Employers Must Notify Laid-Off Workers of Health-Care Options, New Rule Says

Four Tops Bernadette 1967

openDemocracy: The Kremlin’s marriage of convenience with the European far right

Boko Haram 'to sell' Nigeria girls abducted from Chibok

At UN, Vatican seeks limit on abuse responsibility

ACLU: An Important Review of Big Data

MARVIN GAYE - You're The Man

Activists come to Albany to reform solitary confinement

What were your favorite PSA ads?

I was at the Waterhill Festival yesterday

This is not a bash NH thread, but I'm happy I don't live there. Libertarian Alert.

Supreme Court won't rule on carrying guns in public

Stevie Wonder - Don't You Worry 'Bout A Thing (Live)

Ain't Too Proud To Beg - Temptations

I Want You Back - The Jackson Five (1969)

In eastern Ukraine, the mob rules

Martha & The Vandellas "Dancing in the Streets"

My Guy - Mary Wells

Does anyone use the word CORRUPTION when writing letters to Congress and President?

Supreme Court rules Christian prayer at public meetings okay

Three photos from my looking up walk.

Presidential Proclamation -- National Foster Care Month, 2014

Barry White - Never,never gonna give you up

Do Our Kids Get Off Too Easy?

Isaac Hayes - Walk On By

Supreme Court Allows Prayers at Town Meetings

Dionne Warwick You're Gonna Need me 1973

Curtis Mayfield ~ Freddies Dead

CDC announces first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus infection (MERS) in the US

Murder in Juarez

TEAvangelical Kook Pat Robertson Claims Obama Is Killing Businesses As Dow Hits Record-Breaking High

Police: Crowd beat driver (not at fault) after crash with motorcycle; 2 arrested

Never thought a realtor might be a criminal; now I know better. Forgery.

E.J. Dionne Jr.: The Hillary difference

The Isley Brothers - Make Me Say it Again girl

ah ... much better ... MrScorpio. Thanks for rocking it old school in here today.

'British Tea Party' Ukip surging despite racist gaffes

Happy Cinco De Mayo!!!!

Jury Deliberates In Cecily McMillan Trial, After Prosecution Calls Her A Liar Who Bruised Her...

The Teen Pregnancy Rate Has Dropped 50 Percent in Two Decades

The Ohio Players - I Want To Be Free

Wishing everyone a HAPPY...

Koch Brothers Are The Largest Foreign Lease Holder of Canadian Oil Sands

CBS Still Won't Come Clean About Lara Logan And The Benghazi Debacle

Feliz Cinco de Mayo!

Is there a US equivilant of the UK Daily Mail?

Get yer new Godzilla clips, FIVE new Godzilla clips here, get 'em while they're hot!

An African-American studies professor’s bleak postwar Germany

African-American reporter didn't just break stories, but barriers

African American jockey, three-time Kentucky Derby winner celebrated in new bio

Obama Sets Up Devilish Trap For The GOP On Immigration Reform

How African-Americans See Their Lives

The little Calico kitten finally came home yesterday (Sunday)

Prayer in Public Meetings - the Inclusiveness Argument

Holder made me LOL this am.

Rocks and Rubber Bullets in Donetsk Police Standoff: Russian Roulette in Ukraine (Dispatch 32)

I know this could have been worse but I'm still shaky.

Chris Hedges - The Post-Constitutional Era

Eau de Benghazi

Jenny McCarthy does a major CYA...

Earth wind and fire -That's the way of the world

My State (MD) Just Stepped Up On Our Minimum Wage!

At Derby Day With Murdoch, Rand Paul Goes Through His Paces

DEC to conduct air tests in Albany as company prepares to expand oil shipping business

Rufus & Chaka Khan Sweet Thing

ENRON 2.0-Financial Criminality: Wall Street Manipulates Energy Prices, Gold and Every Other Market

This is from 1992. (HoF thread)

#BringBackOurGirls campaign sheds light on missing Nigerian school girls

Brookings report: We are not the nation of risk takers we once were, so we should import some

Lithuania Says Russia Suspends Military Inspections Deal.

High court ruling favors prayer at council meeting

Sly and The Family Stone- If you want me to stay

Missing Militia Men Cause Chaos: Russian Roulette in Ukraine (Dispatch 33)

Pic Of The Moment: Some Worried That New Benghazi Probe Will Look Like "Obvious Partisan Exercise"

Rotting respect: Vermont preps for mandatory composting

So 'Asian Carp' is racially offensive now?

U.S. top court endorses prayers before town meetings

Happy . . .

Street Outside Yankee Stadium Renamed In Honor Of Mariano Rivera

who playing game lego

The US is just 120,000 jobs away from recovering all losses from the Great Republican Recession.

Is Lara Logan too toxic to return to 60 Minutes?

Detroit Tigers are playing scary good right now

Machinations abound as GOP Rep. Michael Grimm looks to weather indictment storm

The Rude Pundit - The Benghazis the GOP Will Never Touch

At least 75 dead in northwest Central African Republic fighting: Military source

"BBC Is Reporting That The United States Has Officially Turned Into An Oligarchy! NOT A Democracy!"

In honor of Cinco De Mayo, here is La Paloma from Juarez (1939):

Elite Congressman Trained To Kill Legislation In 24 Different Ways


Senate bill would prevent sex offenders from driving school buses

1985 - Hits from Coventina's Collection

2014 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner (VIDEO and Transcript)

Texas Is Permanently Shutting Abortion Clinics and the Supreme Court Can't Do Anything About It

A Thank you from (The Longest Journey's/Dreamfall's) April Ryan on behalf of Sarah Hamilton

This is a really neat trick, since Mao didn't come to power until 1949

Lawmakers want NY to compete in the hemp industry

Ukraine sends elite force to key port of Odessa

Police raid Brampton, Ont. house party after 1,500 people show up


From the Tucson News Now FB page:Arizona makes two top 10 lists for air quality in the U.S

New women's group aims to defeat Brownback, Kobach at the polls

Benghazi Select Committee: Just Another Ploy for Fundraising

A teacher...

$1500 Google Glass Costs $80 To Make

No UK trade benefit from EU membership - Civitas report

Fukushima SFP4 Fuel Removal reaches half-way point.

A quick synopsis of Facebook today

Tennessee GOP State Senator Likens Obamacare Sign-Ups To Nazi Death Trains

What happens on Fox when Obamacare succeeds . . .

Oh lord!-Schumer, deferring to Cuomo, says most Dems like fracking

Cancer And Death by Radiation? Not From Fukushima

'Nationalist promises are a lie': liberal EU head candidate

Juan Williams: House GOP walking into a trap

KXL Activists Blast Pro-Keystone Dems in Senate

Ted Cruz, Tea Party Republicans Hold ‘Secret’ Meeting On Immigration, GOP Leadership

Experts warn of tick dangers as weather warms

Yemen's latest, greatest threat: Twitter?

Tennessee state senator compares signing up for Obamacare to Nazi ‘train rides for Jews’

What happened to the child stars from 50 years ago?

State awards $13.2M to help reduce gun violence

Boehner taps Gowdy to lead Benghazi select committee

Business racks up wins with Roberts court

Report On The US Job Market Looks So Terrific On The Surface While Being So Disappointing Underneath

Man freed-Missouri delayed imprisonment case

Paul starts new drone war

The Minimum Wage Index: Why the GOP's Filibuster Will Hurt Workers

CTU's Karen Lewis On The Lack Of Charter School Accountability, Rahm "Turning Around" Schools

Punished for Protesting: Human Rights Watch report on Venezuela

NJ man shoots 11-year-old nephew dead while demonstrating laser sight on his forehead

HAPPY DOGS (and one cat) in Australia - Pharrell Williams Happy

Say Your Prayers. Promoting Religion In The Public Sector Now Legal.

Holder: No banks 'too big to jail'

If The GOP Is In A Winning Mode After All They Have Done. Voters must be demented.

HAPPY DOGS (and one cat) in Australia - Pharrell Williams Happy

Worst blame-America Conspiracy Theory Ever: The Potato Famine

The idea that murderers are "coddled" if we don't execute them is insane.

Holder: Big banks may face criminal cases soon... says, no such thing as 'too big to jail.'

Grumpy cat vs Kim Kardashian

I bet Rick Astley struggles with Lent.

Truthout: Bundy's ''Militia'' Is Lawlessness of a Different Color

Neil deGrasse Tyson on climate change: Dinosaurs never saw the asteroid coming. What’s our excuse

Pro-Russians in Ukraine really don't seem to care much for the media.

Eva Longoria, Top DNC Official Work Together To Raise Millions For Latino Candidates

Suspected shooter arrested at Dayton VA medical complex

Ga. college locked down due to 'active shooter'

Whenever I start to get uptight or anxious, I ask myself, "WWNAD?"

'I will sell them,' Boko Haram leader says of kidnapped Nigerian girls

Venezuela nears end of the road for gasoline subsidy

The Supreme Court Just Blew A Gaping Hole In The Wall Of Separation Between Church And State

In Cold Blood question. When Perry Smith confessed on the way back to KS from Nevada, he said that

Republican Candidate For Attorney General Ken Paxton Is MIA After Disclosure Issues Revealed

Many conservative claims go unanswered out of sheer fatigue

Supreme Court won't rule on carrying guns in public

Elizabeth Warren: What happened to the middle class?

Panel on Torture Presses Vatican Envoy on Response to Abuse

In Justices’ Votes, Free Speech Often Means ‘Speech I Agree With’

US to unleash IRS on Russian banks

A Simple Chart To Share With Anyone Who Complains About People On Welfare


Episcopal leader stressing unity at SC church gathering

Naked man doing push-ups in the middle of a road is struck and killed by a car

Kagan Accuses Conservative Justices Of 'Blindness' To Secular Values

CBS News Asks for Transcript of Their Bogus 60 Minutes Benghazi Report Deleted From Lexis-Nexis

Rangel highlights vague charge against Espaillat

Fox News Links Missing Malaysia Jet To Benghazi Attack, Suggests Obama To Blame For It All

Conservatives Have Turned a New World Order Conspiracy Theory Into an Effective Tactic

Bill would allocate more funds to fight tobacco use

Lara Logan -> “She got everything she wanted, always, even when she was wrong.”

Eric Holder Offers FBI Help For Kidnapped Nigerian Girls

John Oliver interviewing Simon Ostrovsky (American journalist who was kidnapped in Ukraine)

Missouri Man Sent to Prison 13 Years Late is Released (Mike Anderson)

Do you want me to talk?

John Boehner: "Repeal and Replace Benghazi! Oh wait.....never mind, talking point malfunction."

A Chain of Logic: If Warren *could* Win the Nomination, then


"Great Recovery" creates shitty jobs. Good jobs mostly history

Hurricane Ashley Expected to Strike Several Bars this Cinco de Mayo

German court kicks off insolvency proceedings for wind park group Prokon

Another GOP Anti-Obamacare Talking Point Down The Drain As Uninsured Rate Hits Record Low

Occupy Wall Street Activist Found Guilty of Assaulting Police Officer

30 Gay Actors Who Play Straight Characters

Cecily McMillan verdict in: Guilty

Hate crimes on the rise in Belfast targeting Polish, Romanian and African families.

AP Source: Bills could identify owner in 90 days

What is our stated interest in the Ukraine?

Robert Reich: Department of Right-Wing Deception

"Why I’ll Never Apologize for My White Male Privilege" (not The Onion but

25-Foot Whale Found Dead Near Brooklyn Army Terminal

Town of Greece v. Galloway oral argument,

WVUE technical glitch interrupts 'Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey' evolution sequence (New Orleans)

Campfield compares Obamacare sign-ups to train rides to Nazi concentration camps

Burn a phat one the next city council meeting; proclaim your religious freedom.

Hamas releases 6 Fatah prisoners as part of unity deal

When did America meet the definition of a fascist state?

Why stopping Corporate Personhood is not the way to go:

China Outlaws The Eating Of Endangered Animals

RIC student told police she was raped by multiple men at off campus party

A bit of fun for today. (This is a NOT SAFE FOR WORK link)

Israel today – the state of the nation

If You Dumped Every Human Into The Grand Canyon, This Is What It Would Look Like

Justina Pelletier Closer to Her Family After a Year in Psych Hospital

Day 8 of not mumbling "ya little shit" under my breath at my students

So when will Dearborn, Michigan city council begin a meeting with a Muslim prayer?


feeling kindof kicked in the gut...

Rights Group: Systematic Violations in Venezuela

re: "Smart guns"

Shailene Woodley: Why I’m Not a Feminist (Time Magazine)

'Profile in Courage' award for GHWBush made out of amnesia and fairy dust

Wichita KS tops out at 102 Fahrenheit - Not a typo

Arpaio to speak Tuesday in Mountain View

Venezuela, Panama pledge to relaunch diplomatic ties

How a small town beat the frackers

This Woman Filmed Her Abortion to Show Other People it Doesn't Have to be Scary.

Ancient Desert Glyphs Pointed Way to Fairgrounds

Clippers controversy continues: " He didnt want to pay me because I was white..."

Land Registry privatisation plans revealed in leaked document

Total Ban On GM Corn in France Follows Popular Opposition

Nuclear arsenal finds security in 8-inch floppy disks

Georgia’s Sweeping Gun Law Sparks Religious Backlash

Calif. Assembly OKs ban on Confederate flag items in state agencies

Five Honduran youth gang members killed in jail fight

Toles Toon- Couldn't Execute

Dear Rick Perry: Perhaps you can help me out here:

Supreme Court Allows Prayers at Town Meetings

Still Counting Gulf Spill’s Dead Birds

America the Shrunken

Term-limits on legislative leadership positions is proposed

Judge Promises Ruling Soon on Idaho Gay Marriage

The False Ideology Of Science Deniers: Research Is Easy

Jury Count Bug

Florida Man comes up with unique, stupid protest against gay marriage...

5 Big Takeaways from NY Mag’s Piece on Lara Logan’s Benghazi Report

‘Hogwash!’: Joe Bruno begins his second trial

Rare Earthquake Warning Issued for Central Oklahoma (5.0 magnitude plus)

LOLipop Fail

Kyle Long supports bullied 9-year-old

More health insurers want to offer plans in Washington’s exchange

First order of business for NYPD inspector general could be tracking lawsuits against cops

Drunk Woman Busted For Loud Sex In Airplane Bathroom

Planting Peace tackles South Sudan crisis

Just saw an attack ad on TV for Alyson Schwartz that is really bashing Tom Wolf.

Rail That Failed At Subway Derailment Site Was Installed Elsewhere

okay folks, listen up this is not difficult

Russian law bans swearing in arts and media

North Korea: Life in US is a 'living hell'

Jim Hightower: Some Congress critters deserve a permanent vacation

Former Obama Chief Of Staff On Pushing Climate Change Policy: 'You Might As Well Have Taken A Gun To

Ten subs for the price of nine and a push for separate budget for Ohio-class replacement

Republicans Weigh D.C. Residents' Vote to Decriminalize MJ

Why Asian Americans Excel At Academics

Puig out of lineup day after colliding with wall

Russian authorities threaten to prosecute Crimean Tatar activists for ‘extremism’

Colombia ex-minister investigated for drug cartel links

Fresno council Democratic candidate apologizes for Auschwitz image in campaign flyer

On May 10, Join the Letter Carriers and Help ‘Stamp Out Hunger’

Anyone else barefoot walking/running?

GOP Army Col. Blasts Party for Focus on Benghazi over Cheney’s ‘War Crimes’

Yuengling, Nation's Oldest Brewer, Eyes Return To Connecticut

Rev. Al just showed the missing picture from the correspondents' dinner

If you have enjoyed "The Exquisite Zodiac"

Next Gen. of IBEW Organizing

Poland's envoy concerned by attacks on Polish families in east Belfast.

Milky Way served on Table Rock

Aerial view of Afghanistan landslide

The "gateway" myth debunked

Exclusive: Private documents reveal how Big Restaurant lobby monitors fast food protests

Shareholder activists target McDonald's CEO pay in bid for higher worker wages

Georgia’s Sweeping Gun Law Sparks Religious Backlash

BOOKS: Wellsprings -- A Fable of Consciousness | William T. Hathaway

Ask Richard: Grandmother Proselytizing Young Boy Behind His Atheist Parents’ Backs

I don't understand...

Photos of Christian Purity Balls

Robert F Kennedy Jr. Keynote Speech at the 2014 Goldman Prize Ceremony.

Elizabeth Warren: Obama Team 'Chose Wall Street Instead Of American Families'

Three posts that need attention so far today

Three posts that need attention so far today

Bitter, sweet kitten rescue for firefighters

Not enough lipstick on this pig for George Will...

In a true democracy all official parties appeal to the majority of voters with ideas, but in America

Bell to lay off 325 workers as V-22 orders decline

Vatican’s doctrine chief blasts U.S. nuns for disobedience

Media Matters David Brock Urges CBS News To Re-Open '60 Minutes' Benghazi Investigation

Uh Oh...ACLU/Leahy/Feinstein Supporting Rand Paul "Hold" on David Barron (Secret BinLaden Kill Memo)

Obama's BIL - Craig Robinson fired by Oregon State

Turkey: For the right to celebrate May Day in Taksim Square

Finally A Benghazi Scandal With Legs--Sen Graham Coordinated With Lara Logan On Benghazi Smear Piece

NRA Hypnosis: Guns, Sweet Guns!

Rabbi Charles Sherman pens memoir about living with son’s brokenness

Andy Borowitz tonight re Supreme Court: