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Archives: June 3, 2014

Share with a conservative and annoy: Looking back "fondly" on the Reagan years

That meme apologizing for Ukrainian fascism...

Prosecutor general orders arrest of former governor over forced displacement claims

First Obama came for your guns, now he is coming for your COAL

Texas homeowner vents methane from water well, sets it on fire

Colombia requests international warrant for former spy chief hiding in Panama

Catholic school teachers in Ohio leaving their jobs rather than sign anti-LGBT ‘morality clause’

Fugg off Neo-cons - the wars are almost over

Florida Judge attacks Public Defender

Zephyr Teachout: Cuomo “building power through fear”

Israel denounces US for accepting Abbas’s Hamas-backed government

Apple's Safari to include DuckDuckGo as a search option in this Fall's OS X Yosemite.

Any chance Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl had a mental issue when he walked away?

Wimping out on their positions on Obamacare, saying they are not qualified to talk about

Seattle approves $15 minimum wage

Failed Venezuelan coup

Nancy Pelosi Backs 22-Term New York Rep. Charlie Rangel

The real face of Russia Today: giving wingnut Alex Jones forum to spout anti-Obama tinfoil hattery

Star Trek Stabilized!


Astroturf America


i apologize if this is a stupid question.

I saw it on the grapevine!

On the grapevine!

Toon: Come Hell And High Water

Question, fellow DUers: What were the terms John McCain's release? Were there North Vietnamese

Casey Kasem taken away in ambulance after wife, daughter argued

"Keep your eyes on the man"

Donald Sterling Attends Service At Black Church

Virginia Group Hoists Second Huge Confederate Flag Along Highway.


I was never crazy about Greenwald, and don't care for Snowden. But some of you make me a fanboy

I've been over at Discussionist making a few posts and commenting on others. It's turning into a

Doctors lean more left, political donations show

If you missed Cosmos last night remember the repeat is on

Peru postpones coca crop destruction

Peru postpones coca crop destruction

Chris Matthews was really good tonight.

Can the New Republic sink any lower

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! The Sound of Silence & a new kitteh gif

Most Americans Think Snowden Did the Right Thing, Poll Says

Peddling Palin's Snake Oil: More Duplicity and Deception from the Last Frontier

Buh-Bye Miama (of Floriduh)

Nebraska to Illinois Face Widespread Damaging Storm Risk

Dumb Criminals: Charlotte Police On The Look Out For Theif Who Stole 13,000 Diapers

Dumb Criminals: Driver Tries To Flee Ticket With Cop Still In Car

"Facts" I Have Learned from Republicans I Know

Breaking the Cycle of Homelessness

Professor With Incredible Beard Fired For Unknowingly Appearing On A Beer Bottle

"The four GOP arguments against bringing back Bowe Bergdahl"

We are thinking of relocating to Oregon in the next 2-3 years. Want to be within shouting distance

WTF is wrong with you, Republicans?

Review: Witchcraft, Intimacy and Trust: Africa in Comparison

Rejected New York Times Cartoon - Testosterone Entitlement Theatre

Nigeria kidnapped girls: Support rallies banned in Abuja

"On Inequality Denial" by Paul Krugman at the NY Times

Transit sickout causing delays across San Francisco

Report: Former Brooklyn DA Hynes used money from crimes in re-election campaign

Wiccan Priestess Sues Chesterfield for Right to Pray

Dan Marino files concussion lawsuit against NFL

FARC leader declares opposition to drug trade

President Obama Talks with Young Asthma Patients

If Holder signed a memorandum, it was legal

LICH bidder has no plans for new community assessment

Ignore feature poll

The enigmatic Externsteine site in Germany

The Ones We Should Be Listening to Have No Voice At All

Wow (re: POW exchange)!

Europa Europa..any guess where I can stream it

I have the prettiest peonies!

King's abdication announcement sparks monarchy debate in Spain

New Name, Same Game: How the system works for Freedom Industries

Mike Malloy . Why I Don´t Like Memorial Day

Mike Malloy - Dead Babies And Utah's Carbon Bomb

Anyone got a progressive Dem voter guide for tomorrow's election?

Mike Malloy - Operation American Spring: Beckstabbed

Dumb question maybe, but do car tires HAVE to be black?

Wisconsin looking to plug $680M transportation shortfall

And it's goodbye to A&M!

Veterinary Drug Diclofenac Wiped Out 97% Of India's Vultures - So Let's Start Using It In Europe!!

New school going up at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church site (private not a charter no $ 4 thepoor)

The REAL reason for posting real reasons.

Scientists Selectively Erase And Restore Memories (Whoa!)

"Russel Brand Destroys Everything You've Ever Been Told" Amazing Video

It's official. Cable is gone.

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Tuesday, 3 June 2014

Texas attorney general plans to fight new EPA rule

There are far worse things to do in an unjust war than desert.

The truth behind Arizona’s sudden withdrawal from PARCC

Calif. Boy Dies, Saves Girl's Life When Both Struck By Train (3-24-14)

US alarm at growing number of illegal child migrants (BBC)

Happy day! A "cure" for poop eating - I hope

Chicago: 7 shot at South Side coin laundry

Turn Down for Spock (Star Trek Stabilized!)

Anyone's opinion of Snowden actually been changed by all the anti-Snowden propaganda here?

Israel Disappointed with U.S. Reaction to Hamas-Fatah Gov't

Does the divine do miracles?

These birther idiots need to stop this 'Ted Cruz for President'

2013 World Champions Drum Corps International - Carolina Crown Encore Performance

Chris McDaniel's Sarah Palin fetish

Charles P. Pierce: The Vacant Soul Of John McCain

No one ever expects the Coppola Inquisition...

First Lady attends keel-laying ceremony in R.I.

Study: People fear male-named hurricanes more

Israeli forces demolish East Jerusalem structures

Secret global strike kills 2 malicious Web viruses

The big picture on the prisoner swap for the American ...

Texas Attorney General Abbott asks school-finance judge to step down

'Mandela' Screenwriter Blames '12 Years A Slave' For Sucking 'Up All The Guilt About Black People'

Yaba daba-doh!!!

Deceased hand surgeon Michael Brown's expensive hobby--Yes I know

Apple expands into health, home with new software

Ex-ArthroCare execs guilty in fraud case for orchestrating $400M scheme

Ex-ArthroCare execs guilty in fraud case for orchestrating $400M scheme

Bench spotted at the new science museum in Dallas...

Colbert had FloridaMan gun asshole featured in a Difference Maker segment.

The truth behind Arizona’s sudden withdrawal from PARCC

Released this date in 1967

Noam Chomsky | Edward Snowden, the World's "Most Wanted Criminal"

TCM Schedule for Thursday, June 5, 2014 -- Star of the Month - Rock Hudson

TCM Schedule for Friday, June 6, 2014 -- Friday Night Spotlight - Pirate Pictures

TCM Schedule for Saturday, June 7, 2014 -- The Essentials - On The Docks

Flow of border immigrants overwhelming agencies forces Perry to ask Obama for help

Obama calls spike in children crossing border 'urgent' situation

You might not know that you have actually always wanted to know this...

Wow . . . Another stabbing. Three, actually.

San Jose: Defiant passenger loses civil-rights case against police

This may be the question of the month.

Edward Snowden analysis: Inside the mind of the man

Despite Media Manipulation, Snowden Should Face Justice

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO): Net Neutrality

I don't care if Bergdahl deserted or not

Faked endorsements in MS Senate race

Council Member , others accused of Racism

Mother Turns Fallen Soldiers’ Uniforms Into Teddy Bears For The Families They Left Behind

New Yorkers to Barack Obama: You’ll love it

A questionable looking couple just showed up on my doorstep and asked the most insane question.

Another history lesson from Batshit Bachman

Russia's Troll Army

Update to shooting deaths at Beitunia (must read)

Weak TeaBag Changes Name To Cesar Chavez, Runs As Democrat

ACLU asks for help fighting for Snowden, privacy.

Brad Paisley takes selfie infront of the Westboro nutcases.

Any room for Moyers, Maddow, Moore under the bus?

California GOP candidates vie for right to lose to Jerry Brown

A long, but entertaining, analysis of Alaska's 2014 senatorial election.

"Hopefully, Elizabeth Warren will re-consider her careless...extreme campaign positions on Iran"

Panama's president-elect plans price controls on basic foods

More embarrassing racist remarks from public officials in Texas

Critics say Berdahl search caused soldiers' deaths- Pentagon review says charges 'unsubstantiated'

Plea deal calls for egg company to pay $6.8M fine

Democratic State Comptroller candidate Mike Collier aims to change equation

Rattle snake in the house/what a rush

UT beats A&M in rubber match

NRA calls 'open carry' rallies 'downright weird'

OMG. I have not been this inspired by someone in a long, long time. I am overwhelmed.

How This Family Has Supported Their Trans Child is Truly Inspiring

SCAM ALERT: Workforce commission warns of false employers

Widgets in DU?

Rolling Stone: 13 Things You Need to Know About Bowe Bergdahl

The Heart Remembers.....

Hostility to TPP = Hostility to Obama

Two girls, 12, charged with trying to kill classmate

Europe faces 'colossal humanitarian catastrophe' of refugees dying at sea

Juan Cole: Dear GOP: The US Has Negotiated With Terrorists and Amnestied Them All Through History

GOP senator on ropes and 4 other keys to primary day

Did anyone watch the Snowden/Piketty discussion on and Huffington Post?

US miner Newmont halts production at Indonesia site

Australian PM backs Obama's greenhouse gas plan

Vacationing USAF bomber pilot helps land Boeing 737 with 160 aboard after pilot has a heart attack

Make No Mistake, This Case Is a Direct Attack on the Press

Tropical Depression Two-E heads north for Chiapas and perhaps the Gulf

Michael Hastings: Bergdahl-America's Last Prisoner of War from 6/7/12

Uzbekistan’s Karakalpak Separatists Urge World Bank to Reconsider Aid


ACLU - They Knew Our Secrets. One Year Later, We Know Theirs.


June 3 Primaries: The Top 10 Races To Watch

Voting Begins in War-Torn Syria; Al-Assad Expected to Win

What is the Transparency Page

Obama points to Vermont as a model for carbon reduction

Colombia’s Choice: Peace or War

Sixth-graders bill education officials for time spent as standardized test guinea pigs

Obama points to Vermont as a model for carbon reduction

Present Day Coal Mining: Dishonoring our heritage.

South Africa Sends Powerful Pro-Gay Statement to the Rest of the Continent

Rolling Stone Has Just Republished Michael Hastings' Feature On Bowe Bergdahl, And It's A Must-Read

"Reinventing Democracy from Greece to Occupy: A conversation with Dario Azzellini and Marina Sitrin!

I Can't Not Write

Last Man Hanged in England For Forgery

What's in the bag, Betty?

Conservatives Turn Their Criticism Toward Bergdahl's Father

I just found the most insidious way to turn a child into an atheist.

Seattle city council unanimously approves minimum wage increase to $15 per hour

Are you a Socialist?

Why me? and Don't Speak Ill Of The Dead

Toddler in Coma After Police Toss Grenade Into Crib During Drug Raid

Danish Energy Agency: 100% Renewable Denmark By 2050 Is Possible

It's Not Climate Change, It's the Return of Jesus

The Social Death Penalty: Why Being Ostracized Can Hurt Even More Than Bullying

I always return to T.S. Eliot

Black Children as Young as Kindergarteners Are Getting Hand-Cuffed and Arrested Across the US:

McCain, Chambliss were briefed in January, (2012?) of the prisoner exchange plan.

How many soldiers' deaths were caused by Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld, Powell, CRice et al

It is not hyperbole to say that every DUer should read this article:

So the Syrian election will be a sham because only those in areas controlled by

European Commission asks Bulgaria to suspend work on South Stream

Slum Life In New York City During the Nineteenth Century's Gilded Age

Decision Time: Britain Must Choose Now If It Will Stay in Europe

"The Impossibility of Growth Demands a New Economic System"

The Democratic Deficit: Europeans Vote, Merkel Decides

13 Things You Need to Know About Bowe Bergdahl

Marine gets death threats after confronting Texas assault rifle activists on public street

For the world to see: No politics in space (ISS crew embrace)

Obama speaking from Poland now on GEM$NBComcast n/t

Some quotes from Groucho Marx, simply because I just found them in

A blast from the past--US support for the fundy whackjobs that became the Taliban

The nine things you need to know about Obama’s new climate rules

Covert US Military Training Goes to Africa

More Than 500 Gitmo Detainees Released Under Bush, One Suspected In Benghazi Attack

Republicans are claiming the new climate rules will wreck the economy. They’re wrong

Coalswarm: The Global Reference on Coal

Tea Party Group Files Ethics Complaint Against Harry Reid For Being Mean To The Koch Brothers

Why we need gun control: MN man pulls shotgun on neighbor teaching daughter to ride bike

WI middle-schoolers say bizarre Internet meme made them stab 12-year-old friend 19 times

Swiss scientists achieve safe method of turning hydrogen into liquid fuel; could be paired w/solar

Groundhog Day in Thailand Began With Cop-Billionaire

GOOD NEWS: Seattle council passes $15 minimum wage

What an atheist learned from working with Zoroastrians

Return of the living (neo-con) dead

Do Dems Have A Shot In Mississippi If The Tea Party Candidate Wins?

Is there room at the dragon's table?

A Billion for MIlitary Presence in Europe? No, Thank You.

Tuesday Toon Roundup 1: Changing The Climate

"We don't negotiate with terrorists" - Policy or Mantra?

Tuesday Toon Roundup 2: Exchange

Tuesday Toon Roundup 3: The Rest

Morning Joke takes large dump on Bergdahl

Traitor Sarah Palin Accuses President Obama of Helping Osama Bin Laden

Obama Asks Congress to Back $1 Billion Effort to Boost US Military Presence In Europe

Today June 3 is the Festival of Bellona

Human Mobility and Intermixing in North America

US Official: ‘I Am Certain We Will Reach an Agreement with Iran’*

Primary Day in Iowa.

Go vote today!

Total Victory for Zenchuro: No Choice But To Revise SOFA

I get to vote in the local elections in Korea tomorrow for the first time

The West worsened the terrorist threat

Great Dane puppy voices his displeasure at being forced to get up early

Delusions of superpower

Brevard judge, attorney fight outside courtroom (Take a wild guess which state)

Leaked photos from the set of new Star Wars movie reveal an 'eerily familiar' desert landscape

The latest from the CDC on gun violence

Soldier: "Bergdahl was odd because he read a lot of books..."

Military Update: House panel rejects most proposed military benefit curbs

The 6 Most Ridiculous Responses To Obama’s New Climate Rules

Seven Big Cases The Supreme Court Will Decide In June That Could Change America

Question submitted by Orrex

Since contollers seem to be counting on the CDC to ride to the rescue, lets see what the CDC says

Illinois Passes Landmark Progressive Voting Reform

UPDATE 1-Russia, China to create joint rating agency as ties grow

Crazy extremists Rand Paul and EW Jackson holding conference call today

The Working Families Party Plays it Safe by Endorsing Andrew Cuomo for Governor

Best Twitter account ever - Saved You a Click

We, or should I say mostly "we" want Gitmo shut down.

99Rise - Keep an eye on these guys

NJ faces another credit rating slash: S&P

Westboro Baptist Church to Protest in Front of Pentagon

Pentagon to review claims US soldiers killed during search for Bergdahl

Neil deGrasse Tyson: When the rich start losing money, they’ll take climate change seriously

The Case for American History A reply to National Review's Kevin D. Williamson TA-NEHISI COATES

Supreme Court Reject Appeal from NYT Reporter over Refusal to ID source...

2014: `white people only.’

authoritarian, libertarian, right, left-- what quadrant of the Political Compass are you in?

Economist Thomas Piketty: One of the benefits of civilization should be working less

Anti-War Vet Mike Prysner's Incredible Speech...

GOP proposal to use Postal Service funds to bolster Highway Trust Fund a 'nonstarter,' opponents say

Message Control: From the "Nothing to See Here--Move Along--They All Do It" Memory Hole

Holy Crap! It's the Millinum Falcon - full scale!

A “Prophetic” Rolling Stone Article From Michael Hastings (2012): America's Last Prisoner of War

Slate's Fred Kaplan: The Bergdahl Deal Could Be the Start of Something Big

Death of Rikers inmate left in cell ruled a homicide

"I don't agree with you on this. Therefore I can't like you or agree with you on that."

Nassau County police officer expected to be charged in traffic stop beating

Stained frontman stops show after girl getting assaulted in crowd

Virginia group hoists second huge Confederate flag along interstate

Rogue Element

Best website to purchase tickets for UK trains?

New York’s Medicaid waiver windfall comes with a catch

In 2012, before the NSA leaks, Obama extended Whistleblower Protections to Intelligence Workers

What Happened To The Republican Consensus On Climate Change?

De Blasio won’t commit to $13 minimum wage

Alexander Shulgin dead:‘Godfather of ecstasy’ and pioneering psychedelic pharmacologist dies aged 88

Satirist known as Egypt's Jon Stewart ends TV show

Newsflash: Fukushima Is Still a Disaster

Newsflash: Fukushima Is Still a Disaster

Germany's Use of Renewable Energy Down Energy Prices for 5 Straight Months -

I Confronted Donald Trump In Dubai by Molly Crabapple

Creationism, by the numbers

New York carbon goals among the most ambitious

Opposing American policies that harm people is not Obama bashing

What a great way to start my day.

My fingers burn as I type "KARDASHIANS" - the younger brats have *written a book* yaas!1

The Discussionist Exodus

Juvenile Prison: $5 Billion for Child Abuse

Fire Issa, Hire Peiser

Medical marijuana: Drug company, NY partner for clinical trials to treat epilepsy in kids

Police Target Black Children

How is the listing of candidates decided?

Pres. Obama: "We still get an American soldier back if he’s held in captivity. Period. Full stop.”

Tomgram: Rebecca Solnit, #YesAllWomen Changes the Story

Portland, Ore. is what San Francisco, CA thinks that it is

There is no symmetry between the so-called 'extremism' of left and right (Syriza in Greece)

What’s Lost as Handwriting Fades

Question about Wikileaks and Bergdahl

Ring of Fire: The Right’s Benghazi Blunder

If Bowe Bergdahl was a British soldier

Security without privacy?

US energy in five maps (infographics)

GOP anger is all about them

I've been watching VH1 "Behind the Music" videos on YouTube

Judging by the GOP, God Can’t Pick a Campaign Winner

End of life care: What do religions say?

FEMEN accuses Facebook of deleting its account groundlessly

Misogynistic murder is not inevitable

Obama: We Consulted Congress About Possibility Of Prisoner Swap

Did you know the "left" has caused all of this mental illness?

Woman Attacks Stepfather With Axe For Playing Gospel Music.

Is feminism only as strong as the men who support it?

No, Bernie Sanders should not run for president: Why his challenge is a waste of time

Corbett now has 4 times as much campaign dollars left as Wolf

Wingnuts’ war on the troops: The ugly lesson of Bowe Bergdahl and Sarah Palin

Sergeant Bergdahl is a Traitor because 'he read too much and didn’t drink enough beer'

Big Coal flexes $100 million PR muscle on soft sell

Espaillat Receives Working Families Party Endorsement-Rangel/Espaillat primary

Hate cilantro? It may be the fault of your genes.

MCC tuition to rise 5.4 percent for full-time students

High radon levels found in Health Canada tests across country

Bergdahl, compassion, lack of it, duplicity

RAGEQUITTING YOUTUBE?!?!? #askfrancis!

The Brief: NRA — We Don't Need to Be Victims of Friendly Fire

The Brief: NRA — We Don't Need to Be Victims of Friendly Fire

The world's deepest hole lies hidden beneath this rusty metal cap

Stephen King vs Edgar Allan Poe

11 comments $60 million living oyster reef aimed at reducing waves on Staten Island's South Shore

Ugh. Ants.

Hilariously bad album covers

Is It Possible That Bergdahl Was Working For The CIA?......

Eric Shinseki resigned Friday and the Veterans Administration dropped off the news planet.

Heritage Foundation starts an online site to cover unreported and under-reported news

Tea Party’s double agent: Sen. Ron Johnson has a new agenda

Fulton Jailers Uncover Lovers’ Tryst.

Can towns ban fracking? NY’s highest court to hear arguments today

GOP Strategists Arranged Interviews With Angry Members Of Bergdahl's Platoon

# Yes All Women

Just abolish the death penalty and put an end to this medieval barbarity.

EPA Plan Critic on Cutting Emissions and Global Competition.

1010 WINS: Police Say Person In Custody In Alleged Assault Of V. Stiviano

Photo and production companies begin petitioning FAA to use drones in U.S. airspace

# Yes All Women

Tenn. cotton gin boss caught on tape: We ‘hang’ blacks for drinking ‘white people only’ water


Ratner award sparks intra-preservationist fight

More people die in hurricanes named after women because they’re not taken as seriously

Sen. Harry Reid: American politics is currently just a war between billionaires

Did you know that 2 private organizations OWN half the mortgages in the country?

Mike Rogers, R-MI, admits Congress was notified of prisoner exchange plan in 2011.

Just because these can't be said enough. Fuck you John McCain. nt

Brain Stimulation Results in Altering Macaques ‘Free choice’

Outlander - coming to Starz in August - a good summer read

#YesAllWomen ,

Failing the Faith Test

Elizabeth Warren on Iran and the Middle East


How did PFC Bergdahl become Sgt Bergdahl?

Woman Excommunicates Herself By Attempting Ordination to the Catholic Priesthood

Florida: Judge, lawyer tussle in Brevard courtroom

Looking for Love in One of the World's Tiniest Religions

Taliban leaders freed as UK resident remains in Guantánamo

JK oped on Visas for Afghan interpreters in danger when we leave

Boehner’s Got a Catholic Problem on Immigration Reform

Regarding disgraced GOP former politicians like Sarah Palin and Allen West.

I've given up on the photo copy stand - found a 11" x17" all in one instead

The USA is the land of importunity

Priest Accused of Abuse in U.S. Rises Again in Paraguay

How big will NYCFC be?

Sec. Kerry's OP: We need more visas, now, for our Afghan allies

Gender Wars! "Study says feminine hurricane names could cause more deaths"

Alabama Bible school puts Hitler quote on billboard to encourage youth indoctrination

FAUX news at it again. Ignorance and racism is a virtue for the right.

Telegraph UK: François Hollande to eat two dinners to keep Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin apart

Jorge Ramos hit Bill O'Reilly and news media hard on their 'bad reporting' (VIDEO)

The Folly of War: Europe 1914, Ukraine 2014

Spelling Nazis!

Kerry will be in St Briac, Saturday, June 7

That kitty I found at the edge of the woods 10 or so days ago?

Light but steady at my precinct polling spot this AM.

PJ Media encouraged readers to sign a petition to get Bergdahl by any means necessary

Worker records ‘racist’ supervisor in cotton warehouse

We're Learning More From Stephen Colbert Than The Actual News, Study Says

Need help placing a movie/tv character....SOLVED!!!!!!!

Have you seen this room?

Transcript of the Edward Snowden portion of my show this week

Transcript of the Edward Snowden portion of my show this week

Harry Reid knew of Bowe Bergdahl deal 'day before or the day of' release

Guantanamo prison is illegal

Obama Offers Military Help To E.Europe Allies Worried By Russia

Annie's List Executive Director Killed in Fatal Crash

Assad Assured Another Term as Syrians Vote Amid Civil War

Open Carry Texas accomplished what the majority of Americans never could:

Morgan Freeman: I think people resisting the idea of climate change are stupid

Anti far right action in Paris subway.

D-Day Warmth Belies Tensions in U.S.-France Ties

Who Are the GOP Strategists Running the Anti-Bowe Bergdahl Show?

So I voted today in Santa Barbara

That was a quick cave-in: "EPA Head Says Significant Changes Possible in Carbon Plan "

Hollande to host two dinners in one night to keep Obama and Putin apart

Four teams from the Big 12 are in the Super-Regionals.

May Car Sales Return To Pre-Recession Levels

Ukraine Fortifies Russian Border as Death Toll Climbs

In Defense of Giving Naloxone to Cops

Fox News trashes father of returning POW: Find a razor; you ‘look like a member of the Taliban’

If all the previous white Presidents had gotten Bergdahl freed there wouldn't be all this

Amid wave of endorsements, PM 'troubled' by U.S. decision to work with Palestinian gov't

More Than 500 Gitmo Detainees Released Under Bush, One Suspected In Benghazi Attack

NRA vs. Texas Open Carry. Attention must be paid.

Teen rapper signs record deal despite cancer

General Barry McCaffrey

Sec. Kerry OP on global warming.

The US has negotiated with Terrorists and Amnestied Them all through History

DIPNOTE: SoS's OP on global warming issuee.

Right to bare arms

So, who wants to start an open-carry movement...

NATO Struggles With New Defense Stance as U.S. Raises Pressure

How a Socialist Won: A Playbook from Seattle

Israel restricts movement of Palestinian ministers

Venezuela protests spawn 'tear gas art' competition

Fabius Says France to Fight ‘U.S. Unilateralism’ in BNP Case

Reporter: Bowe Bergdahl’s Fellow Soldiers Questioned Afghan War More Than He Did

On the Roger/Isla Vista shooting a statement from the Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health Services Dept

Double standard? Netanyahu’s coalition wouldn’t pass Bibi’s test for Hamas

RFK, Jr.: EPA Makes Big Move On Carbon Emissions

"Why Don’t the Unemployed Get Off Their Couches?" and Eight Other Critical Questions for Americans

U.S. Rebuked by Israel for Continuing Palestinian Aid

California’s Most Important Congressional Race

Police solve 'axe murder' captured on Google Street View in Edinburgh

T-Mobile employees attempting to unionize

Spring in Salt River Wild Horse Country

People Power Gave Seattle Workers a Raise by Kshama Sawant

Another Top Chris Christie Ally Under Fire

rolling thunder

San Jose Leaders Look To Build ‘Pods,’ ‘Microhouses’ To Shelter The Homeless

Open Carry Texas Plans Demonstration at GOP Convention, Shoots Back At NRA Over Criticism

Median size of new homes balloons to almost 2500 sq ft

High Hopes

Gen. Dempsey: Army May Still Pursue Charges Against Sgt. Bergdahl

Apple announces OS X Yosemite

Records: Elway's son dragged woman from car

Does smearing President Obama frequently count as right-wing propaganda?

Truck Driver Viewing Porn Kills Woman In Collision

What's for Dinner ~ Tuesday ~ June 3rd

Poland: Obama arrives for talks in Warsaw

Chinese general: U.S. foreign policy has ‘erectile dysfunction’.

New silent wind turbine could generate half of a homes electric needs, says company The Archimedes

How Fringe Parties Took Over the Euro Elections | Interview with Richard Wolff

Eggland's Holiest

I see many dog and cat folks....

Election will test state's 'top-two' primary system (LA Times)

Guilty Plea in Ex-Charlotte Mayor Corruption Case

Hello, Poland!

Ex-Obama Aides Join HeadCount Board, the long time Dead Heads Invited by Board Member Bob Weir

The Government Crackdown On Offshore Tax Dodging Just Got Real

U.S. revives group to fight homegrown extremists

Useful memory: GOP strategists labeled Tillman first a 'hero' to their base, then 'worm dirt'.

Fox News Contributor Behind PR Campaign For Soldiers Critical Of Bowe Bergdahl

Bodies of 800 babies, long-dead, found in septic tank at former Irish home for unwed mothers

NATO Struggles With Defense Stance as U.S. Raises Pressure

Clinton 2014: Anatomy of a Smear Campaign.

Why are British investors being forced to fill in US tax forms? and they are not American

Fox News and the GOP have lost their minds in attacking military tradition and ethics.


American Heart Association: Make CPR training in school mandatory

“When Flora moved into her car…”

The Big Question Is - Will The T Be Silent?

Sbarro says it exited bankruptcy protection

The Rude Pundit: A Few Questions to Those Questioning the Prisoner Exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

Iraq attacks and shelling kill 35

The Troika Attack Italy for Refusing to Bleed the Economy

Bergdahli! Shinseki! Benghazi! There's a scandal here somewhere! , Daryl, John, Lindsey!

Is there a specific discussion forum for climate change? I don't see one

Pope blames ‘culture of comfort’ for intentionally childless marriages

Rethug 2014 Political Strategy in Two Words


Boehner: Leaders told 2 years ago of possible swap

Have you thought about providing the ability to rec replies?

David Beckham Considering Return From Retirement (with MLS team in Miami)

Bowe Bergdahl's Father Speaks to Reporter about Afghanistan War, MLK's Vietnam Speech and His Son

California Primary Today

You realize that Hitler and your church share sentiments....

AARP wants a utility monitor

A family word mystery finally solved.

How many "30 day vacations" before a PPR occurs?

Troy Tulowitzki takes over MLB lead in All-Star votes

Theme music for 2014 RNC Convention is revealed...

This will come in handy over the next few weeks. Fight conservative ire with facts!

Edit: Funny news: Kerry looked like sleepy while at official meeting in Poland.

Fox News’s Bill O’Reilly says Robert Bergdahl ‘looks like a Muslim’

I have an eating disorder

Michelle Bachmann on medical MJ.....

The first and last word on the Bowe Bergdahl know, or not.

Crowd-sourced radiation map of the USA

To those claiming new climate regulations will destroy the economy here's how past claims panned out

SpaceX's newest rocket engine is printed

A link to a petition online won't work on DU

Indian court asked to rule on whether Hindu guru dead or meditating

Secret Service Has New Software that Detects Sarcasm on the Internet

Unless POTUS is Black

Rolling Stones land in Israel for gig

Indian miracle-buster fears returning home

German museum shows live replica of van Gogh's ear

Why did former soldiers in Bergdahl's platoon wait so long to go to the press with the story??

Why the NSC says they couldn't trust Congress not to "endanger" Bergdahl's life with media leaks...

In Senate forum, Ben Sasse, David Domina face off on gay marriage, federal health care law

Jon Stewart and The Public's Apathy Over Gun Violence

Archimedes wind turbine

Before recalls, safety was low in GM hierarchy

Arabs mostly give Obama negative 2014 report card

Who said the Easter Bunny doesn't exist?

Bowe Bergdahl’s release and Alan Gross’ future - Progreso Weekly

Weather photo from today LAND HURRICANE on the way

French Far Right party National Front smears Madonna, calliag her "Granny Gaga"

NSA chief Michael Rogers: Edward Snowden 'probably not' a foreign spy

Salon: The right’s unhinged Bergdahl hypocrisy: The ultimate way to savage Obama

White House Overrode Internal Objections To Taliban Prisoner Release

A $Billion here, a $Billion there....

Sen. Hoylman Bolsters ‘Conversion Therapy’ Ban Push With New Report

Dang ... got three good ballgames I want to watch all starting at 7 EST

Cal Sec of State?

to honor troops, we shouldn't "budget" the VA.

"Guardian Reporter": Bowe Bergdahl's Fellow Soldiers Questioned Afghan War More Than He Did

Possessions of Whiteness: Settler Colonialism and Anti-Blackness in the Pacific

I think Sgt. Bergdahl should stand trial---

Even GOP Attention Can’t Make Media Care About Poor

I find it interesting....

Chicago's Progressive Talk network loses 2 FM signals but goes 24/7 on DeKalb FM

Must read from Rolling Stone's Michael Hastings: America's Last Prisoner of War

Republicans confuse #Bergdahl! with #Benghazi! and demand answers from Hillary

The 5 Taliban That Were Released To Free Bergdahl - Is It Possible That They.....

In Shift, Supreme Court Moves Away From ‘Mental Retardation’

Antivirus and Firewall recommendations

US charges Guantanamo Bay prisoner with war crimes

High court: Governor wrongly revoked commutation

How much should Americans fear the "Taliban Five"?

E.W. Jackson rips LGBT people at Rand Paul event: ‘Something wrong on the inside’

Scott Brown Got Millions To Shill For Gun Company So Fake And Grifty Sarah Palin Probably Turned The

Spitting, Stalking, Rape Threats: How Gun Extremists Target Women

China Blocked Google ahead of the Tiananmen Square crackdown Anniversary

Spitting, Stalking, Rape Threats: How Gun Extremists Target Women

Why driverless cars are inevitable: Texting.

DA: Teacher Charged With Rape Of Teen Student At Queens High School

Bill de Blasio Has ‘Absolutely’ Asked Jeff Klein to Rejoin the Democratic Conference

This Is What Passes for Journalism in Washington These Days

UPDATED: Gay Republican Group GoProud Shutting Down

House Speaker John Boehner calls for hearings over Bowe Bergdahl release

St. Joe's elementary teacher speaks out against "morality clause" (California)

The "Beast": A History of Presidential Limousines

Vandals Wipe Out Prehistoric Rock Art in Southern Libya

The World Cup Groups Are Laughably Uneven, And It's Proof That FIFA's System Is Broken

The Insanity of Not Having a Financial Transaction Tax

Judge Dietz declines to recuse from school case

Al Gore: The Most Important Step Taken to Combat Climate Change in Our Country's History

'We hate math', say a majority of Americans

Too late ... Nobel gold medal sold for $329.000

There is a crisis looming that may impact many of our posters here at DU. I hope they survive....

Pres. Obama signed Farm bill which legalizes hemp growing.

Jonah Hill Apologizes for 'Disgusting' Gay Slur

Mad at Obama? Blame Republicans

Stolen election 2004: Did you witnessed the switching of results?

Large hail, high winds could hit Omaha metro area in two surges

Judges in central Colombia ‘giving away state-protected land to unknown 3rd parties’

Feds: Georgia can’t tie food stamps to drug tests

A Better Trade: One Taliban Prisoner for This Single American Deserter.

University of Incarnate Word: Student slain by campus officer was irresponsible

Nature is awesome, check out these sundogs

licenses for genetically modified (GM) alfalfa have been put on hold

Pressure is now really on the New York Rangers--they're playing for rice cakes

How many Al Qaeda terrorists did Bush and Cheney release

Question for our republican lurkers:

Jon Oliver Crashes the FCC website with Net Neutrality rant

Oh deer

NC NCAAP's Rev. William Barber to do keynote at progressive Netroots Nation

A Long Island Institution Is Cooling Its Ovens.

Seriously - Buy One Suit At Jos A. Bank And Get Three Free?......

It started in a flying boat ... a century of commercial aviation

Chiquita Bananas Blocking 9/11 Victims’ Bill to Avoid Punishment for Funding Terrorism

Opelika ministry rents, removes billboard with Hitler quote

Chiquita Bananas Blocking 9/11 Victims’ Bill to Avoid Punishment for Funding Terrorism

Costco and Winco get my money, not fuckin' WalFART!!

Mr. President, shouldn't we run this by the Teapublicans first..................

Abducted Mexican reporter’s headless body turns up in Acapulco

A short, vaguely paradoxical, thought about the absence of women in movies.

Solar Panels Taking Over Northwest Missouri

Volume of encrypted email rising amid spying fears

El Salvador Construction Contractor Builds Houses for Wealthy with UK Aid

WOW! The Creationist Documentary...

Fresh chaos at the Oxford Union after yet another resignation in the wake of president's arrest over

To jberryhill: June is National Dairy Month

El Salvador joins Petrocaribe

US has negotiated with terrorists across its history

Has the relationship between the Tea Party and the mainstream GOP changed?

I know this will, forever, brand me the NSA Defending, lackey of authoritarianism; but ...

this is Rob Walton....

Progress: The FDNY Now Has as Many Female Firefighters as It Did In 1982

Conservatives Call For Obama's Impeachment Over Bergdahl POW Exchange

Problems mount for Brown's Gordon: "(some) guys just don't get it."

Feb 2014, McCain supported POW swap (video)

Red Sox reliever Brandon Workman suspended 6 games for throwing at Evan Longoria.

all bullshit aside

Allen West Pretty Sure Bowe Bergdahl’s Dad Made The White House A Mosque

Negotiating With Terrorists

Porcupine Tree - Lazarus

White House apologizes to Senate Democrats for ‘oversight’ in Bergdahl notification failure

Still think "redskin" isn't a racial slur?

Snowden: I Had More Access Than Almost Any Other Official

Another 70 anniversary commemorated in France: Oradour sur Glane nazi massacre

Funny how differently scraggly beards are viewed.

Negotiating With Terrorists

Predictions for tonight's Mississippi Senate primary?

"Miracle Undone" - A book review about mental illness.

Daily Show's Samantha Bee Tackles Epidemic of Anti-Vaxxer Idiocy

Signs for any occasion...

I agree with this bumper sticker 200%!!

does it matter that

50 Things You Should Stop Buying & Start Making

Volkswagen labor official vows to back UAW organizing effort in Tennessee

Barack Obama: The Commander Guy, the Decider

There's A Huge New Snowden Leak — And No One Knows Where It Came From

Tweety's republicanism is on full display on his show today. He has a sense of outrage that

What is going on in Baltimore?

It's 14 the Faux News/talk radio universe

How Goldman Sachs Created the Food Crisis (this really is a MUST READ article)

Mr. G and best friend Jellybean the burro from the video update

Former Bush Official Blasts GOP On Bergdahl: Bush Would Have Done The Same Thing

Memo to Chris Matthews re the opening of tonight's show: Fuck you, Tweetie.

for cat lovers, one positive outcome of Mango's FIP crisis this weekend....

Explosions and fire at Dutch Shell plant

I gotta right to sing the blues

Sad YouTube

Tim Tebow still believes he has a shot in NFL despite new SEC Network role

Where the fuck does a party, who nominated and supported AWOL Bush, get off on attacking Bergdahl?

"The Normal Heart" movie has shamed me to no end...

When Bergdahl was a POW, to many, the ends justified the means for Obama to achieve his return...

One Doctor Exposes The Lie At The Heart Of Abortion Opponents’ Strategy

Personnal analysis on why quite often does a minority of DUers post negatively on Kerry

Pussy Riot's Tolokonnikova Wants Hooliganism Charge Removed From Law Books

Tokyo's 'oldest man' had been dead for 30 years

Hail damage, storm photos from across the region

Obama Shut Out Congress for 2 Years About Bergdahl Deal, Key Senator Says

QUESTION: What are Veteran groups or Veteran/Enlisted saying about POW Bergdahl's release?

Storm temporarily halts primary voting in Pottawattamie County (Council Bluffs, IA)

House Votes to Name Official Pennsylvania ‘State Firearm’