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Archives: May 6, 2014

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Fox News considering a name change

The Walking Dead *SPOILERS*

Obama, Biden Push House Republicans On Immigration At Cinco De Mayo Festivities

Smithsonian Drops Plans for “Atheism America” Exhibits

supreme court: If you don't like it, leave the room.

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Russia invading Ukraine in 'slow motion,' Harper tells NATO

PayPal exec Rakesh 'Rocky' Agrawal FIRED after Twitter rant against colleagues

The day I didn't stand my ground

Opening of Labor Negotiations at the Metropolitan Opera

Condi Rice as DU'ers Remember Her...Thanks to DU'er "Swamp Rat" for this Image from the "Way Back"

Opening of Labor Negotiations at the Metropolitan Opera

Anyone watching Chris Hayes?

Some more thoughts on the Bundy standoff

Kiev Sends "Special Police Unit", With Militia, To Odessa As Local Police Defy Kiev's Authority

These guys are always fouling out.

war crimes revisited

Leading cause of death for pregnant women is murder by baby's father

Horsford working with sheriff to get armed campers to go home

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

Length of an Exoplanet's Day Measured for First Time

Small Town Mistakes Unity Sculpture For Giant Blue Orgy

The best editorial cartoons of 2014 (so far): A collection of cartoons from around the country.

Grilled Cheese Delivered By Parachute

What I love about VP Biden

SF landlord demands proof of $100,000 income from current rent-controlled residents

39 Die in Odessa as Pro-regime Rioters Set Trade Union Building Ablaze

French court blocks gay woman from adopting partner's child born by IVF

White House Pushing for Telecom Immunity in NSA Reforms

39 Die in Odessa as Pro-regime Rioters Set Trade Union Building Ablaze

oh, stinky. you gonna love this. gsd lexus. tricks.

39 Die in Odessa as Pro-regime Rioters Set Trade Union Building Ablaze

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Blurred Lines! & a new Kitteh gif

Self-delete on "Smithsonian" post

Maddow: Posse Comitatus, "sovereign citizens", Jim Crow, the Reconstruction, and Cliven Bundy.

Does this even start to make sense?

Steinhafel could get $26 million in Target severance

"Top 50 Awesome Teachers of the Year! I Wish I Had These Teachers!"

5/5/14 House & Senate Votes

Holy crap, (SPOILER) on 24 just hooked me for the season

Liars. Watch out for this trick (Conservatives in Canada manipulate jobs data)

Nomi Prins speaks out on why she bolted Wall Street

Bill directing physicians to keep alive pregnant women for sake of fetus flies through LA House

Martin Indyk quitting as peace mediator

Fox's Benghazi Obsession Even Extends To The Weather

Qatar Planning New Channel To Counteract Al Jazeera

Republicans’ unemployment chutzpah: Desperate party tries to capitalize on workforce damage it wrou

Whew the Lounge. Sometimes it's great to relax. n/t

Rollie Fingers appreciation thread.

"The US Will Unleash The IRS On Russian Banks In July"

São Paulo gay pride parade – in pictures


This is what republicans really hope to get out of Benghazi

#bringbackourgirls...Here are their names

The incredible Stereolab...

Inside San Jose's Tent City

The New Yorker: The Fracking Boom and the Fall of a Texas Utility

What The 1% Don’t Want You To Know (video) Bill Moyers & Paul Krugman

Vatican moves to shut up catholic women.

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway purchased Local 10 - ABC - interview with Buffett at 11.00pm

Someone remind me I should be grateful that I'm working.

Professor Richard Wolff outlines 3 ways to promote Workers' Co-Ops

(Comic book fans) KYLE HIGGINS: Who's Who in the World of (labor union) C.O.W.L.

"15 Benghazi tips from President Bush and the GOP"

I can haz some privacy pleeze?

No one can hurt you like family.

"Fox news wonders if alpha women are destroying men's lives"

We need more organic farmers in politics. Amy Goodman's Interview w/ State Senator David Zuckerman

The 2014 NFL Draft

Tired of pink and keen on football: here come the pre-teen feminists

GOP(Greed Over People) Perfume.. Benghazi Obsession

Hollywood boycotts The Beverly Hills Hotel over planned imposition of Islamic law in Brunei

Fox News used footage of random sad Asians instead of actual Koreans mourning the ferry

My cousin's 5 month old has died.

Viva Los Pueblo!!!

"The Numbers Don’t Lie: Jeb Bush Can’t Beat Hillary Clinton"

And the white man in the mid west or south cried hard when his wife got a raise - NOT!

Help! I need to buy a computer and I'm an analog person in this digital age

Researchers warn Oklahoma: Upswing in mild tremors could mean bigger quake coming

Did Jon Stewart imply that Senator Lindsey Graham is gay?

O'Malley signs Maryland minimum-wage increase into law

Obamacare Works, Massachusetts Proves It

Nobody is that ignorant!

Bush vs Clinton 2016?

In new attack, Wendy Davis links Greg Abbott to CPRIT imbroglio (with video)

Praying to Jesus - Mel Torme

Texas Betrayed: Abbott, Perry and the Cancer Fund Scandal (Progress Texas PAC video)

Can you vote in the Republican primaries?

Woman Sexually Assaulted by NYPD Convicted of Felony Assault

TCM Schedule for Wednesday, May 7: Star of the Month: June Allyson

Ken Paxton wins NRA support in runoff for Texas attorney general

Are the kooks taking over?

Earthquakes and OK, a few links in the big forums... and a poll

For Tornado Alley Residents

Sell your S.F. street parking spot for $20?

Health care law-Holocaust comparison criticized

New Benghazi guy Trey Gowdy...

ACA compared to Holocaust

A Lengthy Feminist Response to Shailene Woodly about the definition of feminism

Al Gore's Presentation at Abu Dhabi Ascent was Spectacular.

On Independence Day, Netanyahu caves to right wing

Would Abbott take fights with feds into governor’s office?

Calif. GOP governor candidate says other GOP candidate supports Shariah law

Another Aggie Bites the Dust: Mays Business School dean gives no reason for resignation

Carlyle Group executed 'bait and switch' on water company sale, mayor says

While Companies Shift Addresses to Tax Havens, CEO's Stay Put

Clever infographic on the part of Fox

Nigerian Islamist Leader Threatens to Sell Kidnapped Girls

Even Russian human rights body finds Crimean referendum falsified

Former Bush Official Bashes GOP for Obsessing over Benghazi While Ignoring Cheney’s War Crimes

Kirk Cameron Says 'Fornicators And Adulterers' Bigger Problem Than Gay Marriage. USA! USA! USA! USA!

Ukraine crisis: Can Ukraine, Russia avoid another gas shutoff? (+video) -

ADL Praises NYPD, Citywide Elected Officials For Combating Anti-Semitism

"I've made no secret about my disagreements with the administration's

Exclusive: U.S. to sanction both sides of South Sudan conflict in days - sources

‘A death sentence for the Jews’: 75 years since the British White Paper

Ukraine crisis: Mercenaries, Nato M16 cartridges and US military meals - evidence of Western involve

Ukraine: Lies, propaganda and the West's agenda

Florissant legislator may hold key to income tax cut override vote

(I am not) A long time woman,

Crazy all-nighter ends

Chilean Tax Reform Shifts Toward Income Redistribution

Face of Slave Labour Changing in Brazil

Australian coalmining is entering 'structural decline', reports says

Thursday, May 22, 2014, is National Single-Payer Lobby Day!

Issue Experts, Activists Decry U.S. 'Major Retreat' on Nuclear Security

Let's make our truck fleet more fuel efficient

Coca-Cola to remove controversial drinks ingredient

Venezuela’s Interior Affairs Minister Details Foreign Involvement in “Destabilisation Campaign”

China nuclear plants a threat to Taiwan: NSB chief

Brazil's other passion: Malba Tahan and The man who counted.

Guardian OpEd: Australia's far-right fringe groups must not be allowed to become mainstream

New rules on uranium processing pass House

Democrats and Transformational Politics

Congress members visit American jailed in Cuba

Russia to abide by arms reduction treaty with U.S.: deputy minister

Congress members visit American jailed in Cuba

Lindsey Graham Pulls a Dick Cheney on the 60 Minutes Benghazi Story.

World facing polio health emergency

It’s All Too Easy to Relate To The Documentary ‘The Brainwashing of My Dad’

GOP Senate Candidate Uses Campaign Ad To Aim At President Obama... With A Gun

Impunity and Dispossession in Mexico: San Sebastián Bachajón on the Anniversary of the Assassination

Fire weather advisories for parts of TX, NM, AZ, CO, OK, KS, and FL

How Quickly Is America Declining?

Diagnosing Paul Ryan’s Psychopathy: Arrogant, Manipulative, Deceitful, Remorseless

I've Served 15 Years of My Life Sentence for a Drug Crime -- Can I Go Home Now?

Star Wars Episode VII's working title is... about as cheesy as you'd expect.

Pipeline builder says oil spills can be good for the economy

The Gabriel Ratchet

The Recession Made Income Inequality Even Worse

More Banker Deaths

No dice

So, which is it?

What is wrong with Roy Hibbert??


G7 consults on alternatives to Russian gas

White House to unveil dire climate warning in new report


Today is National Registered Nurse Recognition Day!

Not All Men: A Brief History of Every Dude’s Favorite Argument

Prince of PIECE or the Prince of PEACE?

Obama is using Benghazi to distract attention away from Obamacare

Chipotle's CEOs Made An Astounding Amount Of Money Last Year

Early Tap of 401(k) Replaces Homes as American Piggy Bank


Tennis Emporium News -

Las Vegas Police: Premarital Sex Could Cost You A Limb In Meth Lab Explosion

Manchester City face £49m fine and wage cap for financial fair play breach

The Most Popular Tax in History Has Real Momentum

UN Ramps Up 'Free & Equal' LGBT Campaign

Learning From Mexico Richard Rodriguez’s vision of racial mixing as New World destiny.

Louie Returns May 5th

finally got some relief from agonizing pain in leg

I was REALLY tempted to ask for a Republican ballot today...

Oregon Governor Saves Woman's Life

CNBC survey shows millionaires want higher taxes to fix inequality

Which States Are Givers and Which Are Takers?

Let Slip the Dolphins of War

Longshot GOP Candidate Becomes Fox Darling After 'BlahBlahBlahGate'

You'll hate Google's experimental Chrome UI, but so will phishers

Lawmaker Who Compared Obamacare To Holocaust: You're Missing My Point

All I want is for the Democrats to watch my back -- without a knife in hand

A Thank You note of Substance.

Jon Stewart Mocks Fox News' 'Hypocritical Outrage' On Benghazi

Warren: Allow Student Loan Borrowers To Refinance

Is Dana Milbank an idiot, or just lazy?

Vote. The people you disagree with will win if you don't.

The National Climate Assessment is out

GOP’s new Benghazi lunatic: Meet Trey Gowdy, its substance-free committee chair

After Pledge of Sunlight, Gov. Cuomo Officials Keep Their Email in the Shadows

Wide Impact of Climate Change Already Seen in U.S., Study Says

The U.S. Faces Longer Summers of Worsening Ozone Pollution

Lewis Lapham and Thomas Frank Forecast the Next American Revolution

Fed report: Warming disrupting Americans’ lives

U.S.: Russian planes flew near California, Guam, in upped activity

What Powerful and Greedy Elites Are Hiding When They Scapegoat the Schools

Big Banks Caught Red Handed but Continue to Avoid Prosecution

self defense classes- correction, seminar- for women

Lake District mountain sale: Earl 'didn't want to evict tenants

great post at

Tuesday Toon Roundup 1- Repubs

Tuesday Toon Roundup 2- Health and Death

Tuesday Toon Roundup 3- The Rest

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America 'Week of Action'

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America 'Week of Action'

National Climate Assessment link

Raise Taxes to Fix the Wealth Gap, Millionaires Say

This Day in Labor History: May 6, 1935 -- creation of the WPA

Judge under fire for rape sentence, implying victim was promiscuous

Ronald Reagan’s Benghazi

U.S. businesses are being destroyed faster than they’re being created

Fox's Dana Perino Dares TV Weathermen To Ask Obama About Benghazi

Senator: Ukraine Unrest Shows Need For Keystone XL

Mortality Drop Seen to Follow ’06 Health Law

when i hear 'benghazi' i can't help remembering what they did to john kerry in 2004

Should Sen. Lindsey Graham be censured for his work w/Lara Logan about her Benghazi story?

"Snap out of it, Dems." -- Eugene Robinson

In times like this, I again defer to Dr. Sheldon Cooper.

Piketty Dikitty Rikitty | James Howard Kunstler

Charter schools gone wild: Study finds widespread fraud, mismanagement and waste

Study: RomneyCare Seems To Have Saved Lives, And Obamacare Could Too

Here Is A Link To The Live Testimony....

Pelosi Calls For Equal Ratio Of Dem, GOP Members On Benghazi Panel

Former Christie Aide To Testify Before BridgeGate Committee (WATCH LIVE)

The big sleep (Mosaic) {hibernation and suspended animation}

After 54 costly and useless votes to repeal Obamacare, House GOP to waste money on Benghazi

Happy Huckabee Gets Mad

Papantonio: American Courts Greenlight Chevron’s Destruction

Brazil's other passion: Malba Tahan and The man who counted (BBC)

A Suckers Deal for Rubio - Keystone Truth

Vatican Goes After U.S. Nuns and Women

'Lost' Mendelssohn song re-discovered (BBC)

He's a super geek, super geek. he's super Geeky!

Fair Trade Rally in DC tomorrow

It's Time to Fire Tom Wheeler and Get an FCC Chairman that will Fight for Americans

What I've learned this week

Warren: Student Loan Debt & Buffett Rule (this is awesome!)

Fair Trade Rally in DC tomorrow

Nigeria kidnapped schoolgirls: Boko Haram gunmen abduct eight more from village

Deadly side effect to fracking boom

VT Gov. Peter Schumlin celebrates teacher appreciation week

Climate: It's Sort Of A Big Deal..

This is why the jury system is so damaged. It's political. It's not about behavior.

Technical issue I would never have anticipated

Egypt court bans Mubarak-era leaders from running in elections

New extended trailer for TV's Gotham.

Rep. Chris Taylor: ALEC conference represents 'other world'

A Defeat for Religious Neutrality - NYT Editorial

‘Ghostbuster’ cops keep raiding dead man’s home: suit

Fed report: Warming disrupting Americans' lives

Non-custodial mom picks up son from Queens school

Ukraine says ready for new talks if Russia backs elections

The Semantics of Groups and the Importance of Indexing: Not All People Realize

Canadian Politicians fight for Canada's sovereignty

Dutchess County controller draws fire over racially tinged tweet

Report suggests subway service is ‘deteriorating’

My Favorite Tweets from Top Conservative Cat

Deny this: Climate Change starts to bite

Website offers “Anonymous, safe, secure, crowdfunded assassinations.”

Curious About The Biggest Trade Deal In History? Sorry, It’s Classified or

She's back...Monica Lewinsky Blames the Internet

transcranial direct current stimulation (DIY Brain Stimulation)

Cecily McMillan Supporters Rally and Grieve Following Guilty Verdict- Occupy Wall Street

Senate Dems antsy over W.H. release of CIA report


Tenants could see rent freeze after Rent Guidelines Board votes for 0% to 3% hike

Today in baseball history, May 6

Hawaii will stop defending law barring same-sex marriage

.Purity Balls: Daddy Is My Boyfriend!

U.S. National Climate Assessment: Dire challenges for New York, northeast

"Seas in Bangladesh could rise as much as 13 feet by 2100

Rand Paul Wants Hillary Clinton Subpoenaed By Benghazi Committee

Legislation requires college campuses to report violent crimes to police within 24 hours

A quick note on the White House + #BringBackOurGirls

Jon Stewart Tears Fox News Apart For Benghazi Hypocrisy

UN says Boko Haram girls 'sale' could be crime against humanity

Top Singapore Official Attacks Goldman Sachs Over LGBT Student Event

I know there has been some talk about removing hosts with one jury hide.

Charter critics shift focus to transparency

Silly Environmentalists, Getting Upset Over a Little Pipeline

Pope crackdown on nuns in US continues. Why?

Ms. Landrieu, Mr. Clinton, et al, exactly how does Keystone XL provide "energy independence?"


Pennsylvania Lawmaker Wants To Impeach State’s AG For Refusal To Defend Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Credit Suisse creates ‘bad bank’ unit for US clients

2 Republicans walk into a bar....

Ken Paxton fined for violating the very laws he would need to enforce

Go Ahead--Subpoena Hilary Clinton. Don't say I didn't warn you!

Pic Of The Moment: Republican Insanity Over Obamacare Reaches Inevitable Conclusion

In wake of Rutgers controversy, Hance writes to Rice, asking her to speak at Texas Tech

American Politics Held Hostage Over Keystone XL

Dredged PCB to be hauled by barge, not truck

Durant won...

So Al Gore was correct stupid ReTHUG fuggs

Corporate Media's Known About Christie's Corrupt, Nazified Apparatus For *Years*.....

GOP and Fox: Where was your ‘outrage and sanctimony’ over Iraq?

Benghazi investigation & now CNN dredges up Monica Lewinsky..

Human Rights Watch Daily Brief, 6 May 2014

Land near Lincoln (NE) protected for endangered beetle

EU urges Israel to halt home demolitions in Area C

Bundy Ranch situation

NYS Senate Dems propose outlawing use of campaign funds on legal fees as part of ethics reform...

35 residents of Wadi al-Qatif west of Jericho face imminent expulsion

If conservatives really believe Climate Change isn't real....


Building a hydrogen refueling station in 48 hours (time-lapse) in Denmark

Atheists need to put the Christian right on the spot, ask them if they really think we’re less Ameri

Anyone watch Mad Men?

State to repair Adirondack dams

PIC: $143 BILLION in one photo of four people

77 years ago today... the end of the Golden Age of Airships

Sleep Walking Away From Democracy | Emanuele Corso

Melissa McCarthy in "Big Trouble"

Oklahoma governor says 'no blood on hands' from botched execution

Whitewater was shamelessly leveraged off of a good man's suicide

Saudi Arabia says uncovers al Qaeda cell plotting attacks

What Wall?

New England’s first atheist summer camp launches, raising questions about atheist youth education -


Hardline Iranian lawmakers grill FM on Holocaust

Another Voice: The moral case for a higher minimum wage

RAVITCH: Bombshell Report: $100 mil in Taxpayer $$ Wasted or Stolen by Deregulated Charter Schools


3 grand slams in El Paso - ties a PCL record

Group charging schools with religious discrimination picks Broward as latest target

Hispanic Growth Is Strength but Also Challenge for U.S. Catholic Church

There's a top secret CIA weapons facility just north of San Antonio

Ruin A Rap Track

Mortal Sins, a MUST READ New Book, for All Conscious Human Beings

Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests

First liability settlement approved for injured teen in Couch case (The Affluenza Kid)

Study shows corruption, fraud and waste rampant in charter schools.

How to interview a politician

Climate Change Moves Firmly Into the Present: Blockbuster National Climate Assessment

State's highest court says public pension funds can't withhold retirees' names

"6" from Oscar-winner Louie Psihoyos (The Cove)

Open Carry Texas Psycho Gets ‘Perverse Pleasure’ from Terrorizing People (Video)

Exclusive: CIA Falls Back in Afghanistan

One of the most surreal aspects of our new corporate crony politics.

Failing public utilities spur riots in northern Colombia; 1 dead, at least 6 injured

Monty Python - "Lousy Song" (New Music Video)

National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice will lead the U.S. delegation to Israel meetings May 7-8.

Millionaires say inequality a problem, support higher taxes to fix it

Penn and Teller take on Vaccinations...

May drizzle

Rape culture, patriarchy, pornography, and socialized acquiescence

Episode 93: Freedom and Responsibility (Strawson vs. Strawson)

Colombia’s inspector general wants Santos investigated over election fraud claims

So, when will the Benghazi Benghazi Benghazi panel subpoena Lindsey Graham, R-CBS

Anti-Anal Sex Lawmaker Steve Hickey Makes His Crudest Analogy Yet

Ex-Christie Aide: There Are 'Inaccuracies' In Governor's Self-Exoneration

2 Reno-area pit bulls impounded for killing neighbor's dog

Hunting for a healthful hot dog for your Fourth of July celebration

UK IP candidate: ‘Homosexuals are ten times more likely than normal men to be child abusers’

Carol Burnett: On Welfare

Borowitz Report - In Landmark Decision, Supreme Court Strikes Down Main Reason Country Was Started

Protestors take over Missouri Senate, Demand Medicaid Expansion

Long Island officers caught on video violently striking driver

New Election Model Machinery: A Look Under the Hood

food rave of the day (5/6): cake

Modern packaging

Navy reprimands ex-StratCom deputy commander in fake poker-chips case

Peyton Manning and Dave Letterman dis Belichick last night:

Dem House Candidate Patrick Hope Will Work to Outlaw Ken Cuccinelli's "Gun Rights" Firm if Elected

The End of Food

FBI Set To Join Hunt For Nigeria Schoolgirls

Hillary Clinton Goes THERE: "Gun control laws have grown too lax and need to be tightened"

Hudson Rail Tunnels Have Up to 20 Years Left, Amtrak Says

U.S. lawmakers meet with American jailed in Cuba (Gross)

Op-Ed: Why are Christians funding Israel’s anti-Zionist fringe?

US team to help Nigeria locate kidnapped girls

‘Club Kid’ Killer Michael Alig Free After 17 Years

Lawsuit: Whole Foods suppliers pressured to lie about the origin, quality of their fish

Supreme Court decided to integrate schools partially based on tales about dolls and wailing children

Thom Hartmann: America Doesn't Give a RAT'S ASS About the Poor

Thom Hartmann: Fox-So-Called-New's "Hard On" for Benghazi....

Did anyone else watch "24" last night?

A singing nun!

The Shocking Carbon Footprint of Compost

Ukraine is close to war, warns German minister

German collector accused of owning art looted by Nazis dies aged 81.

Cornealious Michael Anderson III freed.

Overview of our National Climate (WARNING: It is not pretty)

Deadly Ukraine Fire Likely Sparked by Rebels, Government Says

The Rude Pundit - The Supreme Court Is Wrong: Public Prayer Is Always Coercion

Rand Paul (Pants on Fire)

Republican Congressman brags about cutting Benghazi security funding on CNN

Really? So you protect jerks and attack the person they attack?

Georgia drunk driver hands officer beer instead of license


Alabama Chief Justice Thinks The First Amendment Only Protects Christians

Fox Primary 2016: Rand Paul Courts Rupert Murdoch At The Kentucky Derby

GOP To Release New Monopoly "Benghazi" Edition

Supreme Court Legislative Prayer Ruling Criticized By Religious Groups

Chicago Blackhawks Gameday Buzz ...

Fire breaks out in northern Iranian city

What have I done?!

Yes, I am a Feminist. Deal. With. It.

Frack-lash over Schumer's gas drilling comments


Monica fa-chrissakes Lewisnky is back in the news again.

Loyola Marymount Criticized for Appointing Atheist as Dean

No trick is too dirty for the republicans to use to win the house and the senate. I do

Sicilian water slide

More than One Million Birds Died During Deepwater Horizon Disaster

Bryant mum on New York protest of religious freedom act

Politician: Abolish Minimum Wage, Let Free Market Decide

Anti-Vaccine Movement Gets Even Crazier


Religious Diversity in Action

'Affluenza' teen's family (insurer) to pay victim $2M

Faith leaders to Congress: Raise the minimum wage

On Day One, Defining John Horgan

Fair elections supporters suffer two setbacks

Remember Alan Shepherd's flight - when we had a REAL space program

Rialto Unified says Holocaust debate assignment will not be repeated

Harry Reid compares GOP to ‘greased pigs’

Reminder - June primary. Vote by mail applications are being accepted thru May 27. GOTV!

Abortion bill defeated by one vote in health committee

If Benghazi Never Happened What Would The Repubs Be Talking About Right Now......

50 years ago, Alan Shepherd was the first American in space

Alabama Chief Justice: I Didn't Mean That First Amendment Protects Only Christians

Do NOT touch me.

Pelosi is wrong.

Derping cats...

Get off my lawn!

Cecily McMillan's jurors were never told what her sentence could be, are now "shocked"

Books: History, Politics, Biography

A phrase that needs to RIP: "having the conversation"

Bridgegate Testimony Today By Christina Genovese Renna Who Worked For Bridget Anne Kelly....

How to Turn Insanity into a Career Choice by Stacey Campfield: Conservative visitor from beyond the

Ice Cream Tulips ... Unbelievably Beautiful ... Thank you for Springtime ...

Ukrainian Crisis -

Obama's FCC Set To Kill Net Neutrality - Tim Karr Discusses

Folks, here is what you get when you elect evil

A tale of two terrorist attacks

BF and went to dinner last night and I asked what special was. Semen over a bed of couscous.

NY Senate & Assembly leaders express little concern about U.S. Attorney's Moreland Commission probe

From the "what the hell" files: Rialto Unified says Holocaust debate assignment will not be repeated

New Orleans Fox affiliate sorry technical glitch interrupted ‘Cosmos’ evolution segment

Missing girl found by Game Of Thrones fan who searched field being circled by crows

Spud garden

Grimm Donor Denies Charges in Court

If it were possible to use drones to kill Abubakar Shekau and other top leaders

OpEd: What Russian TV won’t show about the events in Odessa

National Academies Press: The Growth of Incarceration in the United States

Democrats walk out of "kangaroo court" Kane hearing

Drones banned from Yosemite, other parks

Unbelieveable performance. Seven year old stuns crowd with Fly Me To the Moon

super cool video of a green heron fishing with bait

Philadelphia Raises Minimum Wage for City Contractors to $12 an Hour

Amazing Bit of Data: The rate of teenage abortions per year-NOW LOWER-than it was before Roe v Wade

I hate the hiccups...

Oneida Nation Representative, lawmakers say NFL should ban the 'R word'

Papantonio: Bundy Ranch Saga Far From Over

What's for Dinner ~ Tuesday ~ May 6th

Gomer does it again, (Gohmert says the Constitution is only for gun-nut Jesus freaks)

Broken rail found on "F" line tracks in Queens

What Happened To Chuck Todd?.....

Protestors take over Missouri Senate, Demand Medicaid Expansion (Full Video)

Ex-Aide: There Are 'Inaccuracies' In Christie's Self-Exoneration

What happens when the terrorists impeach Obama?

GOPer: We Must 'Divide And Conquer' People On Public Assistance


I didn't realized Obama was this powerful. The most powerful Prez in US history.

The Time of the Seedbearers | John Michael Greer

Dad had a heart attack last Friday, is in the ICU, and now breathing on his own

Republicans Try To Silence House Democrats By Kicking Them Out of a Taxpayer Funded Room

Fox Miffed That WH is Dedicating a Press Briefing to Energy Efficiency Rather Than Benghazi.

My dear DU friends,

Brekaing Bi-state panel to examine the future of the Port Authority

Fox News wants meteorologists to ask Obama about Benghazi (NOT The Onion!)

Skelos: ‘Good possibility’ for a marijuana bill


GRAPHIC, DISTURBING PHOTO WARNING: Someone's tires just got slashed

Big Oil Eyes Florida’s Public Lands, Plans to Drill in the Everglades

NATO, Japan Agree to Cooperate More

Grilled chicken thighs

Ken Thompson's Review of Scarcella Cases Produces Its First Three Exonerations

Vatican Defrocks 848 Priests in 10 Years of Abuse

Charlie Crist: GOP 'unfriendly' to Obama because of race

Report says climate change is here, lays out US impacts


Some days, it seems like everything is going wrong.

Conservative To English Translationizer

Please sign change.orgs petition re Nigerian school girls

I'm feeling melancholy today.

A reminder: The plural of anecdote is not data.

crap, give me a doughnut!

Papantonio: SCOTUS Chipping Away at Secularism

Students from Andres Bello Catholic Univeristy attacked by armed groups

New study suggests Obamacare could save thousands of lives a year

Man Finds Abandoned Baby in the Woods, 58 Years Later He Meets the Woman He Saved

Coca-Cola to remove controversial drinks ingredient

These hats are for the birds

South Florida student says teacher won't let him read Bible in class

In retrospect, disco wasn't as bad as I thought it was at the time

Best Art Bell Call EVER


Looking Up...

Gov. Cuomo and Chris Christie create "special panel" on Port Authority reform

Reid Gives GOP Rope On Keystone, Republicans Demand More, Scuttling Vote

'scalia law is a lot like sharia law'

White House locked down after car is driven into secure area

E.P.A. reproves state for handling of crude shipping permits

Putin signs a new law banning cussing in films, books, music

Phyllis Schlafly still really hates single women

Colonel Wilkerson scolds Republican for Benghazi nonsense instead of Cheney’s war crimes (VIDEO)

Do you know what Boko Haram means?

Anti-gay Republican candidate in North Carolina worked as a drag queen performer

Elisabeth Hasselbeck Escalates War On Female Breadwinners: Are They a ‘Recipe For Disaster?’

Best message I've heard in many years...

California top court hears defibrillator case

Guardian has deleted almost 500 comments from pro-Russia trolls

Wall Street Journal Promotes Falsehood That Higher Wages Push Workers Onto Government "Dole"

Omaha company first in U.S. to sell 'fun' electric car for those in wheelchairs

5 Nobel Prize economists call for an end to the drug war

GOP Candidate Under Fire For Calling Melissa Harris-Perry An Ape

Civilian diver dies in South Korea ferry search

Translating Paul Ryan's Remarks Into Plain English.

U.S. To Send Team To Nigeria In Response To Girls' Kidnapping

What Gene Robinson's Divorce Teaches Us About Marriage

'Benghazi! The Musical': Dancing, Shouting, Not Much Plot

Lindsey Graham Coordinated With Lara Logan On Benghazi Smear Piece (cross post)

Pugs going upstairs! Squee!

House GOP Basically Admits Its Obamacare Survey Was Bogus

Peripheral Nerve Disorders and Neuropathy

Administration proposes allowing H-1B spouses to work

Documents: Officials Knew About Rikers Heat Problem Before Inmate’s Death

Benghazi Select Committee Will Have 7 Republicans, 5 Democrats

Exclusive: Emails reveal close Google relationship with NSA

Over in LBN...Omaha company first in U.S. to sell 'fun' electric car for those in wheelchairs

Yemen army captures key Al-Qaeda stronghold

How we will deal with Climate Change

Media Omit Crucial Detail In Reporting On Retired General's Benghazi Testimony

Comptroller to Strip Clubs: Pay Up the Pole Tax

This Is Exactly How You Destroy A Banking System

"Join Us in Albany May 12th for a Fracking Lobby Day and Urge State Legislators to Take Action"-...

Did CBS Evening News just lead with the climate change report?

"Let Him Die!!" (Cheers and hurrahs!)

Hinkley Point nuclear power contract 'may be invalid'

I am on poop alert.

Rick Perry denies direct involvement in Lehmberg resignation case

Arizona Preacher Claims Women in Yoga Pants Are a Sin and ‘Partially Responsible’ for Rape

Hmmmm....Mark Jackson fired by Warriors

Best Place to be a Mom in the world

NWS: Anchor Bolts Not Detected in Most Homes Lost in Arkansas Tornado (The Free Market Effect)

Democracy Now:"Cecily McMillan Convicted of Assaulting Cop, Faces Up to Seven Years" Evidence Denied

Police Escort Family of Geese on Interstate.

OWS on Trial: Cecily McMillan Convicted of Assaulting Cop, Faces Up to Seven Years/Witheld Evidence

Benghazi & Lewinsky...

Breaking... NOW there are 15 unionized car washes in LA and San Diego & look at the smiles

Isaac Cordal's "Politicians Discussing Climate Change" sculpture really is perfect

Today's North Carolina Senate Primary Pits Rand Paul Against Mitt Romney

Israel Won’t Stop Spying on the U.S.

A Look Back-- The Fight Over The Bankruptcy Bill

Please R a post in GD

Please R a post in GD

Koch Brothers and Local Politics

Mayor de Blasio will celebrate his 53rd birthday at Gracie Mansion bash

Income Inequality Emerges As Key Topic To Avoid In 2014 Elections

10 New Charts That Will Make You Want To Stop Global Warming

The TPP 'Conspiracy'/ WH Correspondents Dinner/ Rutgers Rejects Condi Rice and More

Jon Stewart's Epic Takedown Of Fox's Benghazi Hysteria.

Charlie Crist Says He Became A Democrat Because Of GOP Racism

Didja ever...

Chiara de Blasio opens up about her "miserable" struggles with mental illness and addiction

So, how did your primary voting experience go today?

Tucker Carlson: Women Who Pay for Men’s Dinners Are ‘Disgusting’

Charlie Crist: Bigots are a ‘big reason’ I left GOP

Jane Mayer: Ronald Reagan’s Benghazi

not sure if this is important, but fyi...

Paul Fanlund: So, do we like what Scott Walker has made us into?

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