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Archives: July 11, 2014

Want to get away? Come take a 4-1/2 minute ride thru the '50's.

The Rockets From Hamas, And The Iron Dome That Could Use Patching

Why Doesn't the Media Care About Dead Palestinians?

Prez meets with Kinsey Button at Magnolia Cafe in Austin

The Presbyterian Church's All-American Divestment from the Israeli Occupation

String theory and post-empiricism

Happy summer! The polar vortex is coming back to the U.S. next week

ISEE-3 Reboot Project Seeks Your Help To Solve a Technical Problem

Rick Scott is the worst governor ever...

FORBES: With An Obamacare Boost, Cigna Latest To Raise Profit Outlook

Sitting in a hot car to know what it feels like.

US House Republicans to focus Obama lawsuit on Obamacare

Kerry arrives in Afghanistan to meet candidates

Immigrants created America.

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! The Long, Hot Summer! & a New Kitteh gif

Chris Hayes Dean Baker Interview

Rachel Maddow on Rick Perry-absolutely brutal!

MN GOP Senate candidate's first major ad buy shows him allow a child to punch him in the balls

NY Times article on Israel propaganda (Hasbara)

Hasbara (Propaganda) Fellowship website

Here's to DIO on what would have been his birthday

ah, gee wiz...once their lies (or ignorance) is revealed

2 AMERICAs-School Illegally Uses Parking Spots for Students' Chauffeurs, Locals Say

I encourage folks here to use their jury blacklists to the fullest extent

In praise of bettyellen

Mike Malloy - Bushisms

Do you ever get so sick of it that you have to ignore a story or the news as a whole?

A Wish and a Prayer

FBI monitored Nelson Mandela in 1990s over perceived communist threat

"APNewsBreak: No 'Stand Down' Order in Benghazi"

"No gridlock: Highway deal nears" at the Hill

Obama Administration Warns Money Low To Deal With Migrant Crisis

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Friday, 11 July 2014

Alex Jones sinks to a new low, calling Michelle Obama ‘the First Tranny’

Coloradoans are smoking 121 tons of pot per year....

Israeli Pm: Cease-Fire With Hamas Not On Israel's Agenda

Meet the cast of Expendables 3

Nobody Should Be A Number: Names Of Those Killed In Gaza

"Boehner’s frivolous lawsuit" (far right disagrees, law suit is not enough)

How Netanyahu Provoked This War With Gaza

Verizon continues to call Netflix's bluff on buffering


So who's bankrolling the Becket Fund, the firm filing all those lawsuits against contraception?

I Am a North Korean Millennial - Yeonmi Park

The needs of the many outweight the needs of the few...

Giant Japanese salamander roams city street

Giant Japanese salamander roams city street

Do you know that J. Fred Muggs is still alive???

Who has seen "Men Who Stare at Goats?"

Are you a "ritual" atheist/agnostic?

Queston: Where is a list of corporations, who left the USA for cheap labor in Central America?

"Republicans Warn GOP About Political Perils Of Border Crisis Inaction"

Fires burning near Entiat and Lake Chelan

San Francisco landlord uses loophole to evict 98-year-old who paid rent on time for 50 years

"Report Shows How Cliven Bundy Has Emboldened Right-Wing Extremists"

I Am a North Korean Millennial - Yeonmi Park

Keiser Report: Time to Fake US Manufacturing?

Manassas police ditch plan to take X-rated photo of teen boy

Scott Walker, J.B. Van Hollen appeal gay marriage ruling

Open the Hosts forum?

how come I don't get a praise thread!

Belated appreciation thread for William769

Idiot Utah DA says family killer who earlier duct-taped mother to chair "flew under the radar"

Purrsday UB40 Catblog: Catnip Claw and Order Edition

Remember to shave your long-fur dog this summer.

Mike Malloy - Israel Is The Only Side For The Media

Happy Birthday, Gough Whitlam!

To the DUers who constantly bemoan: what happened to DU?

The President Speaks on the Economy in Austin, Texas:

Beyonce Has Quietly Given $7 Million To Homeless In Hometown Of Houston

There has not been a mass shooting at a school since Sandy Hook.

I'd like to see Obama offer Rick Perry a deal

On trolls.

Today's word: norovirus.

Should division 1 college football and basketball players be paid

TCM Schedule for Friday, July 11, 2014 -- Friday Night Spotlight - 100th Anniversary of WWI

“No to Homo Agenda”: How evangelicals spread anti-gay hate to Jamaica

School superintendent banned in NJ finds work in FL, brings banned colleagues with him.

The Lounge phrase of the night is "large sperm bubbles".

School superintendent banned in NJ finds work in FL, brings banned colleagues with him. Wal-Mart announces grand opening of Sam's Club that was built on sacred site

Some black and white images seen on Steve Huff's site.

In praise of a moritorium on appreciation threads

Fred M appreciation thread.

Appreciation Threads

A silent thread in honor of America!

Alan Kapuler Man of Science, Ideas, and Humanity

A thread in honor and appreciation for JVS for his patriotism

Proposed US bill would offer $5 million for info on teens’ killers

Netanyahu says more 'stages' to come in Gaza operation

Blair: Israel won't be able to destroy Hamas

Ted Cruz Launches Senate Fight To Auction Off America’s Public Lands

Murder Surge In Indianapolis - Tax Resistance Makes Impossible To Hire New Cops.

Therapy dog making miraculous recovery after being poisoned by landlord

TCM Schedule for Saturday, July 12, 2014 -- The Essentials - Rodeo Cowboys


HIV re-emerges in 'cured' Mississippi girl

In praise of Trash Thread

This email from Charlie Christ about the real reason R Scott did not implement the highspeed

In praise of Judi Lynn

Signs of climate change come to the Appalachians

Neoliberal monstrosities

$66M plan would replace Astrodome with green space

Texas man kicked in front door, tied up family, and shot them in the head execution style

Pocket Pets? Mini Hedgehog and Tiny Tapir Fossils Found in Canada (LiveScience)

Mack Brown to debut as ESPN analyst

Major New Study Says Obamacare Is Working — Even For Republicans

Divine on the Late Show, 1988 -

Huge Trove of Dinosaur Footprints Discovered in Alaska (LiveScience)

China Grove police chief charged with DWI

Mike Malloy - An Interview With Cecily McMillan

Mike Malloy - There Is A Day Of Reckoning Coming For This Country


3 Como Zoo gorillas take brief jaunt through unsecure door

US Prepared To Broker Gaza Ceasefire, Says Obama

Frylock appreciation thread

US Silent In Spy Row

WTF ...27

Colombia’s highest govt watchdog could be booted out of office: Court

'Alarm Bells Are On': New Study Links Neonics to Bird Declines

CBC: TPP trade talks too secret, CA NDP MP Don Davies says

This will make you feel old

I heard on the radio why all the kids are being sent to the US all of a sudden...

Determining the Attributes and Effects of Gods

Abduction carried out against Father César Augusto Espinoza Muñoz and Father Abel Carbajal

Richard Perle’s Whitewashing of the Iraq War

CDC: 41% of U.S. Homes Now Wireless Only

Jalapeños . Ideas?

Honduran Secrecy Law Bolsters Corruption and Limits Press Freedom

TS Neoguri moves ENE, Invest 98E moves W, and TS 9 moves towards the Philippines

For those who have confidence in the good stock market reports

All Of Me: John Legend - la vie d'Adele - Blue Is the Warmest Color

confederate flag @ Murrieta protest

It can be so hard making new friends.

7 Libertarian Upstarts Who Might Help Democrats Keep Their U.S. Senate Majority

'The A**hole Effect': What Wealth Does to the Brain

A's Kazmir shuts down Giants in matinee Bay Bridge finale

Good: Florida Illegally Drew Congressional District Boundaries To Benefit GOP, Judge Rules

Inside the Right-Wing's Creepy Demonization of Helpless Children

Oil from manure-eating algae might one day heat our homes

Hillary Clinton's Inequality Rhetoric Is Weak

Jewish Voice for Peace: "Even hospitals not safe from bombardment"

How Chris Christie Has Left New Jersey's Economy Sputtering

The fallacy of "both sides are equal"

Cookie Monster: 'But Me Wait (Me Want It)'

Interactive: Gaza, life under siege

inventor pushes solar panels for roads, highways

TPP Ottowa: The bad keeps getting steadily worse: TPP talks reach accord on labor, quarantine rules

J Street Expresses Solidarity with Israelis under Rocket Fire

WaPo publishes leaked secret document from TTIP on fracking oil and natural gas:

Scum Bag Bible Thumper Bryan Fischer Explains: God Can’t Stand These Awful Immigrant Children

One Of The NSA's Original Whistleblowers Says The Goal Is 'Total Population Control'

Sarah Palin: Impeach Obama for Following George W. Bush's Law

Mike Malloy - freakazoid Glenn Beck

Glenn Greenwald Finally Reveals NSA Spying Targets

The 35 Most Powerful Militaries In The World {LARGE IMAGE}

The Gaza Rules (SLATE)

Phantom tech firm Cynk Technology inexplicably worth $4.7 billion

Israel hit by rockets fired from Lebanon

FBI details brutal 2007 Blackwater massacre of 14 Iraqi civilians

Mother Jones: Forget Red State, Blue State: Is Your State "Tight" or "Loose"?

Ben and Jerry on Ben and Jerry's

OMG it's hilarious! Not.

Measles Cases Hit 18-Year High In Washington state

Less Than Tyrannical Feds Fine Freedom Industries Whopping $11,000 For Poisoning Water of 300,000 Pe

Analysis: Over Half of All Statements Made on Fox News Are False

Statement on Governor Christie’s Veto of Ban on High-Capacity Ammunition Magazines

The Pentagon Paid Over $8000 For A Helicopter Part That Should Cost Less Than $500

One mom takes aim at gun violence

One mom takes aim at gun violence

The Most Expensive Warplane in American History Is Too Dangerous to Fly and Just Caught Fire (Again)

Germany Expels CIA Station Chief After Spying Scandals

A Devastating Pattern Of Homelessness Among Late Baby Boomers Could Repeat In Millennials

Y2K bug triggers army conscription notices sent to 14,000 dead men.

These Incredible Pictures Show A Swarm Of Millions Of Anchovies Invading San Diego :

Vatican Bank shakeup

World Cup cost Brazil $11 billion

Germany's Choice: Will It Be America or Russia?

Luckovich: Forward thinking

Luckovich: On second thought...

Retaliation for Spying: Germany Asks CIA Official to Leave Country

Spiraling Spying: Suspected Double Agent Further Strains German-US Ties

Palestinian Death Toll Nears 100 as Hamas Promises More Attacks on Israel

Mike Malloy - Repub caller Arnold- funniest call ever

American Torturers: We’re all Jack Bauer Now in The 25th Hour

"Mississippi Queen. You know what I mean." No, I don't know what the fuck he's talking about.

Bhutan Hatches Ambitious Plan To Convert All Cars To Electric

Todd Akin takes back apology for ‘legitimate rape’ comment

21st Annual Native American Festival & basketmakers market, July 12

how do you count a second, is it "one one thousand, two one thousand, three one thousand or is it,

Will Afghanistan Break up Too? Abdullah Threatens Rival Gov’t As Kerry Raises “Concern”

Leap Candle

Life in a war zone – Ukraine

WORD ON THE STREET: How far do you think Greater Taunton's medical marijuana patients should have to

Leaping the Well on St. Mark's Day

NSA chief knew of Snowden file destruction by Guardian in UK

Family Dollar CEO Offers An Ominous Insight About His Customers

Indonesia Starts Election Tally After Dual Victory Claims

Up to 30 Ukrainian servicemen killed by pro-Russian rebel grad missile attack

Religious Freedom in Peril

The Iraqi Disaster and US Responsibility

A conspicuous contradiction.

breaking: Helen's Restaurant (Machias) BURNED DOWN

Carl Sagan denied being an atheist. So what did he believe? [Part 1]

Dwight D. Eisenhower - hardly a socialist

Palestinian hip-hop

Congrats to Laverne Cox - the first openly transgender woman to be nominated for an Emmy

Crumbling Roads in Oil Fields Slowing U.S. Energy Boom

The Rude Pundit: An Immigration Crisis Conservatives Can't Handle

Parts Fall from Osprey: Withdrawal Desired before Major Accident Occurs

Poll of the day!

An Overwhelmed America Withdraws Itself

Remember, this is the group of wingnuts who screamed; "Let Him DIE!"

Oliphant Toon...

Today on Democracy now debate on Israel Palestine. nt

55 Years Since Miyamori Elementary School Crash

In praise of taterguy and hemorrhoid cream!

Employee group declares independence at Boston-area supermarket

Veteran needs help to get home back

Oops! MCHM Spilled In WV May Be Far More Toxic Than First Thought

Remember when we joked "If Obama was for air the GOP would stop breathing?" This is an actual thing.

Really, Ohio? We can't do better than this?

Republicans Heads Exploding as Obama Nominated for an Emmy for ‘Between Two Ferns’ Interview

Mayweather-Maidana rematch booked

Appalachia -- 2014's races to watch in KY, VA, WV, NC & TN

3D Printed Semi-automatic Ruger Charger Pistol is Assembled and Fired

Israel hit by rockets fired from Lebanon

Gilbert letter still an issue for Lebron

..Success Story: Even Republican Enrollees Are Overwhelmingly Satisfied

In Rubble of Gaza Seaside Cafe, Hunt for Victims Who Had Come for Soccer

"Hoping to survive in Gaza" photo report by prize-winning photo-journalist Muhammad Omar

IT HAPPENED TO ME: I Worked In Child Protective Services

Judge Rules Florida Illegally Redrew Districts To Benefit GOP

GIF PHOTOS : Three houses showing the decay of Detroit over 8 years

Rick Perry’s “pro-life” hypocrisy: How Texas sticks it to pregnant women

Ice Cream Citations!

Another good one from LOLGOP

Elderly man seriously injured in rocket hit near Ashdod

This REALLY pisses me off: Americans Are Too Stupid For GMO Labeling, Congressional Panel Says

Sean And Rick Cull The Herd

Excellent News - World Council of Churches pulls fossil fuel investments

"Disturbingly Perfect"

Friday TOON Roundup 1 - The cycle of death in the middle east

Friday TOON Roundup 2 - The Bad Samaritans

Friday TOON Roundup 3 - Never ending crackpots

The Hobby Lobby shock: it's high time for an equal rights amendment

Wingnuts’ gross war on children: Screaming and spitting at endangered kids

Friday TOON Roundup 4 -The Rest

Ted Cruz Launches Senate Fight To Auction Off America’s Public Lands

Issa's Last Ditch Effort to Eliminate Saturday Mail Delivery Falls Short

The right’s favorite new race guru: Why you should know Jason Riley

Soot-Stained Documents Reveal Firing Squad Executions in Ukraine

the new reTHUG meme.....the border crisis is Obama's 'katrina' moment

Iraq’s Kurdish Fighters Seize Kirkuk, Bai Hassan Oil Fields

Putin writes off 90 percent of Cuba's debts to USSR

This photo shows how Corbett feels about the average Pennsylvania resident

Oil and Gas in the disputed territories

Fox's Bob Beckel Uses A Racial Slur On Air

‘Snowden’s life is still in danger,’ Russia says

What can any one here tell me about these three investments, Thanks =

Drudge Report Sounds The Siren For Obama's High Approval Among Muslims

Miami, the great world city, is drowning while the powers that be look away

60 years later little has changed

Review of great new movie 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes'

2,000 days of Obama: How have stocks done?

Gaza, Israel, it’s easy as ABC

Cowboys, hunters, and enviros team up to fight natural gas drilling

Think Progress: Congressman Demands Pregnant Woman Explain Why Obamacare Includes Maternity Coverage

The Deported L.A. Gangs Behind This Border Kid Crisis

The Death of Dollar Store, Dollar General, etc.

North Carolina Will Determine the Future of the Voting Rights Act{LARGE IMAGE}

Bernie Sanders: Do Republicans Want America to Become a Third World Country?

The Secret War On Black Republicans

Documents show Russian separatist commander signed off on executions of three men in Sloviansk

Irish patients warned 'miracle cure' from US church is bleach

Investors Smell Money in Urgent Care

Rachel Maddow - Tough guy talk not helpful on border matters

What will happen when 3-D printers

Obama Rips The GOP A New One - In Texas (VIDEO)

Race Is On to Profit From Rise of Urgent Care

With ‘over $200K,’ Teachout submits petitions to challenge Cuomo

Warriors Off The Res: Aboriginal Gangs in Winnipeg

David Sirota: As Usual, Washington Follows the Buck

Peter Pan

CNN’s Kate Bolduan Slaps Rick Perry Around Over Obama Immigration Conspiracy Theory

UN Human Rights Chief Doubts Legality Of Israeli Air Campaign

Clear differences between organic and non-organic food, study finds

Papantonio: The Republican 50 State Strategy

My Deathly Hollow's coffee mug is pure evil!

Richard Wolff: Economy Boom or Bubble

Parents Blast Climate Denial In Schools: ‘You Have To Teach Real Science’

Teachout wins endorsement of Manhattan Democratic club-Cuomo /Teachout primary.

More of the GOP eating it's own...

This has got to be the most dangerous thug rapper of all time....

Powerful New Ad: We have a right to know who Corbett listens to, because it sure isn't us

Buffalo’s costly neglect of public buildings

Professor Richard Wolff: Workers' Self-Directed Enterprises

The Last Word - Rewrite: 'Legitimate rape', take 2?

Great new ad questions Corbett about secret deals with frackers, and demands release of info

Can I valet that for you?


When education becomes what the corporations want or what is profitable

Making a new DU Mix Tape - Corniest songs from the 70s

Kurds withdraw support, leaving Iraq without a president

Militia Efforts to Converge at the Border Fizzle Out

Mayor de Blasio blasts World Trade Center ballot proposal

You Heard the Court, Gov. Brewer: Give the DREAMers Their Driver’s Licenses

Village Council in India Orders Rape


Corporate Welfare's Quiet Enablers: How Democrats Pander to Big Business

Hyundai Electric Fuel Cell ix35 Covers 435 Miles On Single Tank Of Hydrogen

It's a hell of a drug: The 10 Craziest Stories in Rick James' Memoir (Rolling Stone)

Weird Note Left on My Doorstep

‘Kidnapped for Christ’ Review: Come Because You’re Gay, Stay For Jesus

Morocco goes on high alert over terror threats

Start calling out the term 'slut-shaming'

If Migrant Children Can't Afford A Lawyer In Court, U.S. Says Tough Shit

Judging US Presidents Based On How Many Lived & Died - Al Carroll Discusses

I'm baaaack!

Drones and Kotex

you need to feel -- MIGHTY REAL!11

RE: ABC's correction of misrepresentation in the news yesterday

Two bills would better regulate use of drones, protect privacy

Sissi torn between Palestinians and Hamas

Appreciation Thread for All the DUers Nobody Notices

Scared of Biking in Traffic? These Cities Are Making It Safe

Flat Earth Society people are not equal to Round Earth Society people, why do both get equal media?

Environmentalists sue over mining plans

tell me somethin i want to you wanna Funk with me

Warren Wades Into W.VA. To Wage War Against Wall Street

There are 3 items Rick Perry will do if he wins in 2016

Israel's 'roof knocking' in Gaza captured on video

All those Brazillions of people from South America

Jeff in Milwaukee Appreciation Thread!

No New Talks Set Between MTA, LIRR Unions As Possible Strike Deadline Nears

A shoutout to the Society to Protect Shoutout and Appreciation Threads.

Escalating Domestic Warfare

The ultimate grumpy cat!

The Unnecessary Expense of Immigrant Detention

What's for Dinner, Fri., July 11, 2014

D.C.: Old Railcars Slow Down Metro Progress

Computer/internet scam --

Austin brothers who heckled Obama got meeting with president instead

Schneiderman and Lawsky file restraining order against Lyft

Wonkette: Minnesota House Candidate Definitely Does Not Know How Baby Is Formed

Republican turns on party, blows up its crock of nonsense

The polar vortex needs to shut up and go home!

Appreciation Thread Appreciation Thread

L'Oreal Severs Ties With Viral World Cup Model After Crass Hunting Photo Emerges

D.C.: Old Railcars Slow Down Metro Progress

Louie Gohmert Proves That God Exists

Militias move forward on Texas border, leader's background emerges

Casinos facing fight for revenues

Drone Resister Sentenced to One Year in Prison- Base’s Order of Protection Begs Judgment

Coward of the House: John Boehner’s pathetic lawsuit reveals his weakness - By Joan Walsh

Opponents' report lists 'problems'-Fracking issue.

Appreciation thread for...

Pic Of The Moment: This Week In Obamacare: It's Working

Republished study: GMO Corn Can Cause Damage to Liver and Kidneys, and Severe Hormonal Disruption

In Appreciation of karynnj.

Fact and Reality Check: The so-called immigration border crisis is neither.

LeBron James Returns To Cleveland Cavaliers

Feds want release of all McGinn, Smith assets for victims

All this constant media hype about Lebron is just Lebron proving he can

Richard Wolff rants on capitalism's side effects and talks about H1-B visas (audio)

July 10, 1962: Telstar is launched.

Escalating Domestic Warfare

Tish James Sweating Un-Air Conditioned Bus Rides for Special Needs Kids

N.J. DEP's request to halt ocean seismic testing off LBI is denied

Paul Krugman- Who wants a Depression?

Stop staring!

And then...

NUCC defends protection for atheists and Muslims alike in proposed new law

Scenic railroad buoyed by state plan

UN: Israeli strikes on Palestinian homes could breach laws of war

Suck on it you Jealous Douchebags Pt3?

Home value appreciation thread.

Schumer calls on Congress to solve potential highway trust fund shortfall

Doctors and religious beliefs: Expect a timid response from the courts

Kurds seize two oil fields in north; quit Iraqi government

"Member Since 2001" Appreciation thread!

Sheldon Adelson, Warren Buffett, And Bill Gates Chastise House GOP On Immigration

Gerald Gardner: Blue plaque for 'father of witchcraft'

A perfect day, one year ago: The wedding that could topple Ohio’s gay marriage ban

Uganda court rules against activists who said official violated their rights

tee vee

Retail in Real-Time

Fox Panelist Stacey Dash Proud Of Her 11 Yr-Old Daughter For Making Fun Of Obama

Third Colorado county issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples

I wonder why Rick Perry is not concerned about the health care crisis in Texas.

From here on out, I am only citing urban dictionary as a source.

30 things you need to know before moving to Idaho

Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us

A Big Blow to Campaign Against Witch hunting in Africa

Member Appreciation Thread Poster Appreciation Thread

ACE Cash Express to pay $10 million to settle debt-collection probe

Salem, student pressures inspire Howe's 'Conversion'

N.Y. to pursue STAR breaks from wealthy

‘Alarm bells are on’ as study links neonics to bird declines

It's the Magic...

How long do you give this e-mail friendship with a wingnut?

Police Appreciation Thread...

Not-posting-appreciation-threads Appreciation Thread!

Study: Bush Tax Cuts For The Rich Cost The Economy $6.6 Trillion

Hillary Clinton Could Get Some Neoconservative Support In 2016

Launch at Wallops Island Scheduled for Sunday Afternoon

NSA says Snowden e-mails exempt from public disclosure and secret

Launch at Wallops Island Scheduled for Sunday Afternoon

No Sheit ...

Beach Bummer: Toxic Slime Will Hit Lake Erie Again

WTF ...28

Interfaith Iftars Bring Muslims And Jews Together During Ramadan

American Quakers Have Created An "Underground Railroad" In Uganda

Appreciation Thread For Anything Flipping Thing/Person You Want to Appreciate!

Fox News Host Bob Beckel forgets "the preferred nomenclature" on live TV

Move over, smiley face: New religious emojis on the way Offering a Segment on the Politics of the Texas Border Crisis on Evening News

How do you hide money from a repuke?

French-Canadian newspaper Sympatico says Chelsea Clinton Makes Money Due To Her Name Only.

Bah Humbug, Betty Crocker!

Dear ESPN, Please Cut the Crap on LeBron James

The Tea Party: "They Live Fact-Free Lives"

The Union vs. Corporate Showdown Has Officially Begun

Channel 8 Dallas-Fort Worth To Show A Segment of the Texas Border Crisis On Evening News, 7-11-14.

Impeach Obama! Because it makes money for the right-wing and "Gawd sez so!"

America’s Response to a Modest Spike in Refugees Is Downright Shameful

I wish you the best of luck LeBron.

Economic Populism at Heart of Emerging Debate Among Democrats

What LeBron says to the Miami fans:

Head of Bundy-style border vigilantes is Open Carry Texas activist

How to Share the Gospel with Pagans by Gwydion

And then...

Alabama Primary Election Runoff & Secret State Constitutional Amendment Tuesday July 15

In other Cleveland news - High school girls set up lemonade stand outside of LeBron James' Bath Town

Two economic policy online actions that need DU support!!

I-90 Bridge to be imploded Saturday - Downtown Cleveland

Portland removes criminal history section from most job applications in attempt to diversify

Remember those heat seeking bullets in Runaway?

6 minutes a day for bathroom breaks? Union cries foul

Olympic medalist Ross Rebagliati becomes marijuana entrepreneur

Bacon appreciation thread

This is why you never leave a bull terrior and a child unsupervised:

Asset depreciation thread.

US Records $71 Billion Budget Surplus in June

90-percent meh thread

Is The New HBO Series "The Leftovers" Worth Giving a Watch?


A Thread to Appraise and Appreciate Mythological People

Bernie: The Insanity

children fleeing from violence are NOT invaders, they are refugees

House Centrists in Both Parties Are Under Attack

US border effort sputters as migrants cross again

Cat appreciation thread

Venezuela opposition leaders call for U.S. sanctions amid simmering political, economic crises

York County vs Evangelicals: The Battle Over 'Heritage USA' Ruins

Alec Baldwin in talks to play Rob Ford-like mayor

Is this GMO propaganda or somewhat correct? Killer Fungus Might Threaten World’s Food Supply

Central American kids arriving in Texas are likely to be better-vaccinated than children in Texas

ALEC has a new chief, and she's bullish on Scott Walker

What pet is most worthy of appreciating?

WSJ Editorial: The Impeachment Delusion

Please give your opinion on this video:

Stupid human tricks

Member Appreciation Thread

I was going to post about my wife's botox injection but she's now a host and told me she'll lock it.

Netanyahu: Gaza conflict proves Israel can’t relinquish control of West Bank

Polling: Merkley and Kitzhaber (updated)

Breaking Japan earthquake of 6.8 magnitude triggers tsunami advisory

"Cat" Appreciation Thread(s)

Ancient Papyrus Reed Could Hold Key to Water Conservation

Best state in America: Massachusetts, for its educational success

After years of trying to overturn HCA, Boehner now wants to sue Prez for not enacting it fast enough

"Coach" Dave Daubenmire plays the "What if?" game...

Thousands of rockets fired, 0 Israeli deaths, dozens of missiles fired, 100 Palestinian deaths.

The Extreme History Project: Bozeman Suffrage Centennial Events

On Real Time with Bill Maher tonight: Jason Box, Sandra Tsing Loh,

The Fappy the anti-Masturbation Dolphin Mascot Appreciation thread

A 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck near Fukushima, Japan, the center of a nuclear crisis following a

White House: 2014 deficit to drop to $583B

Frankly, I hope the Republicans DO try to impeach Obama.

Man who allegedly left son in hot car to die was anti-choice --of course.

For a native Floridian, Vermont is a visit to Bizarro World

Judge Rules G.O.P. Illegally Redrew Florida Districts

Miami, Massachusetts???

The first try on my new scanner

Utah mom’s plea: Let 12-year-old daughter into first grade

GOP Voter Fraud Queen Ann Coulter Urges MS Senate Candidate to NOT Pursue Fraud Concerns

Do not take picturesof the Dorchester gas-storage tank...

Man Who Shot at Cops During No-Knock Raid Acquitted on All Charges

David Willetts doesn't get it - we should be doing more to support disabled students, not less

Why are we spying on Germany?

Slut-shaming has little to do with sex, study finds....EDITED

Paul and Georges in Art: Ways of Seeing

Scott Walker Spending Tax Dollars Lavishly on Himself While Squeezing Everyone Else

Thousands of rockets fired, 0 Israeli deaths, dozens of missiles fired, 100 Palestinian deaths.

Juvenile Eagle and Dad flying!

Kitten Swims To Shore After Being Tossed From Georgia Bridge

Local atheists aim to help those who are pondering a life without religious faith

Arkansas...see why it is the worst place in the US to be a renter.

Ronald Lee Haskell, Charged In Texas Massacre, Collapses In Court

X-Post From Activism Group: Two economic policy online actions that need DU support!!

Fight like a girl...

Klein, Stewart-Cousins pull support for Senate challengers

The 1 in 6 Statistic

What is US policy toward the Israel-Palestine conflict, and is it correct?

My big beautiful peony plant

Do not take picturesof the Dorchester gas-storage tank...

During Thruway stop, State Police find 1,500 envelopes of heroin

Is it criminal trespass to go into your neighbor's yard and cut off branches

The **Official** Appreciation of the "Auto-trash by Keyword" feature Thread

Papantonio with Abby Martin: Blackwater’s Criminal History

Doggie Appreciation Thread - because I haven't seen one and dogs deserve a high 5!

Wanna see something trippy?

Fight like a girl...

About lyft and those pink mustaches.

High Times Cannabis Cup - Last day held in Sonoma County

On the Israeli Police Beating of a Palestinian, and Other Crimes

Support Justice For Palestinian People

I don't need no stinkin' scientific studies on gmos to know I'd rather avoid them

On a scale from 1 to 10 (with 10 being dead wrong), how wrong is this??

Open up all Rep eyes - throw them in jail

Letters from camp

Netanyahu: Gaza conflict proves Israel can’t relinquish control of West Bank

Sources: Rockets make deal to send Jeremy Lin to Lakers, free up salary cap room for Chris Bosh

Group Representing Half A Billion Christians Says It Will No Longer Support Fossil Fuels

Chris McDaniel: We've Found 8,300 'Questionable Ballots'

The linked thread deserves way more recs!

Spay and neuter your pets... to prevent cancer!

Man who shot fellow movie-goer gets bail. Curtis Reeves will be released tonight.

I'm going to see Dawn of the Planet of The Apes tonight. *Spoiler*

"How and Why Lofty Ideologies Cohabit With Rampant Corruption"

Tip of the hat for Radical Feminism!

Cuomo's GOP Foe Hopes to Unite Left and Right Vs. Common Core

Student who married same-sex partner expelled from Southwestern Christian University

Nude homeowner scares off burglar in Georgetown

GOP Running On Runaway Democratic Spending. ?????????

Comfort foods of every state in America

World Council Of Churches Divests From Fossil Fuels

Dear Republicans,

if parents gave their year old baby methamphetamine, do you think that would be a crime?

Appeals Court Upholds EPA's Mining Restraints

Here's How Obama's Approval Ratings Break Down by Religion

Texas Railroad Commissioner Smitherman defends fracking, urges Denton to reject ban

Appeals Court Upholds EPA's Mining Restraints

Colombian politician accused of public corruption may be hiding in Fort Lauderdale

Luckovich Toon- Over the Cliff

Peace process alone will not solve humanitarian crisis in northwest Colombia: UN

United Nations: Most Gaza Casualties Were Warned by IDF to Leave Targeted Buildings in Advance

Georgia community stands up against local cop they say has terrorized their town

Prodigal Asshole Returns

POTUS nominated for an Emmy? How'd I miss this???

Michael Milken lent money to Jesse Jackson Jr.?

The New York Young Republicans Are Worried The Country Is Becoming The 'United States Of Gaymeria'

Satanic Castles vs. Christian Castles

Disease Threat From Immigrant Children Wildly Overstated

Greenwald:Newly Obtained Emails Contradict Administration Claims on Guardian Laptop Destruction

Belize's lobster, conch, and fish populations rebuild in no-take zones

GREAT NEWS ! Landlord will not evict 98-year-old woman, after all

Belize's lobster, conch, and fish populations rebuild in no-take zones

Remembering Jazz Legend Charlie Haden, Who Crafted His Voice In Bass

Powerline & Hinderaker's Cynical Attack on Tom Steyer Likely a Welcome Diversion for Koch Brothers

Privatizing Public K-12 steals from the poor and gives to the rich (Part 147)

Irony in action

Question about Satire

Honduras's Murder Rate Is Six Times Worse Than Chicago's. How Can We Send Children Back to That?

World Health Org. recommends men who have sex with men consider taking antiretroviral medicines

Sweet dreams

Yes, but have you found Jesus?

So, since Palin has moved to Arizona...

A Turning Point for the Land Management Bureau???

Appreciation thread for Account status: Active but temporarily unable to post (Reason: Transparency

Teh Furriday Report

A New Direction For Land Management Bureau??? Auctioning/Use of Public Lands

The lesson of an open door

Appreciation thread: In praise of... The Batman!

Do you speak Canadian? Words and phrases unique to Canucks

If I were president, on Day One I would issue an executive order paving the way for Obamacare waiver

Nearly everyone agrees ...

Two Men Charged For Nearly Crashing Drone Into NYPD Helicopter Over George Washington Bridge

Do British and Americans differently perceive which groups face discrimination?

The Naval Lint Appreciation Thread

"I came to Texas to document the crisis of undocumented immigrants. Now I’m stuck."

Garden, meet grill = dinner. Wow!

Bass Plaque Makers appreciation thread.

Appreciation Thread For A Special DUer

David Rivera suspends Miami campaign for Congress

The Society to Protect Shoutout and Appreciation Threads will never yield.

Bravo George Clooney

Police Escort Breastfeeding Woman Out of Concert, Threaten her with Arrest

If McDaniel found 8,300 illegal votes . . .

Appreciation Thread of the People who post appreciation Thread on the People who post Appreciation T

Appreciation Thread for NSA Apologists

I haven't seen an "Appreciation Thread" for socialists, communists and ......