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Archives: July 12, 2014

Dumb Criminals: Guy Who Plays Christiain Anti Masturbation Mascot Arrested For... Wait For It...

I have never seen us so united as a community in DU

Sticker shock: The price of insulin is skyrocketing.

Brits percieve mentally ill as group most discriminated against. x-posted

Is it time for DU to recognize Hamas?

10th Circuit Court rules Utah must recognize same-sex marriages performed in the state

10th Circuit Court rules Utah must recognize same-sex marriages performed in the state

Serralini's Univ of Caens' Study of Monsanto's GM corn has been re-published:

Where I live

Thank YOU, Darrell Issa!

The forlorn hope of environmentalism

Breaking Bad Fan Fest in Abq!

Seizures in dogs

"The Mind" - Alan Watts

World Cup Competes With Copa do Povo or People’s Cup - Homeless Gather in Tents Outside Stadium

Worlds Largest Collection of Live Concerts Videos

I Unappreciate You All!

More traveling!!!

Appreciation Thread for Lochloosa.

Feminist Appreciation Thread!

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF! Freak-Out Friday! & a Kitteh gif

Then and Now >>

Two Florida cops dating each other. What could possibly go wrong??

Additional toxicology ordered in Redus case (University of Incarnate Ward slain by police officer)

Disney, CBS Queried by U.S. in Comcast Merger.

Corporate Welfare Gets a Boost From Democrats

Get on the bus. Join the Stamp Stampede.

by Robert Reich

Appreciation Thread For Everyone That Has Zero People On Ignore.

Senior Hamas official to Haaretz: Palestinian unity government won't be dismantled

Ed Gillespie Running on Issues Virginians Really Care About. Like Monica Lewinsky?!?

How do you know when it is time to give up driving?

Thousands in London, Paris, and Oslo protest Israeli strikes in Gaza

PM: Israel-Turkey ties will not normalize unless Gaza assault stops

Oh for Fuck's sake, People

Obama, Inequality and Wall Street Donors

What was he thinking?

"Morning Plum: Obama to set off bomb in middle of midterms"

Martin O'Malley: 'We Can't Send Children Back to Death' - Says 'Get Them Out Of These Kennels'

Born Hurting: Tennessee's struggle with addicted mothers and their babies.

U.S. Anthrax Probe Reveals New Bird Flu Mishap, Widespread Safety Lapses

Abbas calls on UN to demand immediate Gaza ceasefIre

Appreciation Thread For The DU Lounge!

Friday Talking Points (312) -- First Marijuana TV Ad Created

I gave the eulogy today for my oldest friend, a centenarian.

Guest Lineups For The Sunday News Shows

Texas Right-Wing Militia To Child Immigrants: ‘Get Back … Or You Will Be Shot’

Trump Plaza set to close in Sept., N.J. officials

How to tell someone they've made a foolish post on FB?

The Revolving Door at Human Rights Watch

The Revolving Door at Human Rights Watch

Appreciation Thread for Appreciation Threads

There Is No Future For Apartheid Israel

Uncle Dave Macon Days are here!

Appreciation thread for the DU trolls.

Current Israeli/Palestinian/Lebanese conflict escalation

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

James' return to Cleveland could complicate GOP Convention plans

Appreciation thread for fans of Breaking Bad

And OHMYGAWD... The King, Johnny Football AND The elephant convention.....

Who is this bald asshole on Real Time With Bill Maher?

Appreciation thread for DU memes

TCM Schedule for Sunday July 13: Princess Diaries

TCM Schedule for Monday July 14 - Kay Francis

NASA Sciencecasts: A Summer of Super Moons

Depreciation thread...

gratuitous kitty pic - i hope you're having a lovely evening edition

Can we stop the jersey burning?

Man Arrested in Utah Bomb Plot Wanted Anti-Gov't Uprising

Santorum vs. The Independents, Conservatism vs Libertarianism

Albuquerque Police - Accused of Excessive Force Buying Hundreds of Semi-Auto Rifles To Solve Problem

Toby Manhire: Sex crimes tarnish our women's rights halo (New Zealand)

First Nation Suffers Defeat in Court, Vows to Continue Fight for Land

Anyone watch Extant with Halle Berry?

EPIC: The Israel-Palestine Conflict Like You’ve Never Seen It Before (Video)

Florida man arrested, squawks, calls himself "Pterodactyl"

Appreciation Thread For Everyone Who's PROUD They've Been Put On Someone's Ignore.

Mesmerizing Photos of People Lying in a Week’s Worth of Their Trash....


Maher Whacks Fox And Republicans For Repeating Zombie Lies; Tabby Chic

Is it just me, or is produce this year super good?

Rev. Anthony Turney, champion of arts and gay rights, dies

Politician Explains Why Sodomy Is Causing AIDS Due to "Sperm Enzyme"

Justice Scalia has used his platform to mobilize GOP base

When is there going to be an ISSA investigation?

Kidnapped For Christ (2014 documentary)

Ravitch's very apt description of Arne Duncan.

GOP House Votes For Tax Breaks To Add $287 Billion More To Deficit

Is it time for DU Roasts?

In shadow of Brazil World Cup, a nonprofit builds fields of hope

All the rage back home

Looking forward, but not back.

Free Dental Cleaning or Tooth Filling or Tooth Extracation for those without Insurance

Captain Morgan is 16 weeks old almost

"100 Years of Change" (IMAGE HEAVY)

Mason Proffit Two Hangmen

The Sign That This Dad Brought To A Gay Pride March Will Make You Believe In Better Tomorrows

World Council of Churches to Divest from World's Dirty Fuels


Landmark Study Underscores Wide-Ranging Benefits of Pesticide-Free Farming

who needs Dave Ramsey= I found a system

US Officials Conversed About UK Attempt to Destroy Guardian Files

who needs Dave Ramsey--- I will do it myself

Artist Carol Rossetti's "Women In English" Series Shows Women Bucking Social this

Anybody else going to be a GISHER this year?

After 3 Millions Views, Greenpeace 'Save the Arctic Lego Movie' Pulled from YouTube

Everyone feelin' alright?

Israel: Gaza Conflict Ends 'When Our Goals Are Realized'

World Council Of Churches Divests From Fossil Fuels

Tommy Ramone, Last Surviving Original Member of Influential Punk Band, Dies at 65

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

Appreciation thread for appreciation threads.

Reporters Without Borders Condemns Israeli Army Attack on RT Office in Palestine

Jennifer Lopez, Michelle Obama Selfie Is All Class

2015 NBA Champion sports book odds

Tropical Depression 9 moves towards Philippines, everything else fizzles out

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


Ecuadorian Vice President In Cuba To Boost Cooperation

Packers hold off Brett Favre return

The top 5 atheist anthems: The Flaming Lips, Björk, Portugal. The Man

what are some financial quetions you wish you had known the answers to

How A Broad Faith-Based Movement Is Coming Together To Aid Unaccompanied Children On The Border

Watch Bill Maher excoriate Republicans for their lies and deception. (VIDEO)

The Zeppelin at its best

Bolivian President Isn’t Radical Enough for Corporate Media

Fog of war in Benghazi hampered military response


Tracy Morgan sues Wal-Mart for crash that killed 1

Incoherent Republican Screams Of Rage Cannot Be Deciphered:

Amazon's Latest Threat to Brick and Mortar Stores? - Firefly

.season two finale of Hemlock Grove......

Mozilla kicks off global 'digital literacy' program

Study of Organic Crops Finds Fewer Pesticides and More Antioxidants

Happy SuperMoon!

Recent political assassinations, etc. in Honduras:

Fight in Gaza has no clear winners, but one big loser

Tepco Says Fukushima Reactors Undamaged by 6.8 Magnitude Quake

Forget Metadata, 80% of Calls Stored by NSA, Whistleblower Says

Beocat and Grendel's Dog

The Little Thing Our Cities Can Do to Inspire Millions More People to Bike

The World We've Constructed Is Far Beyond George Orwell's Worst Nightmare{long read}

Major union severs relationship with United Negro College Fund over ties to Koch brothers

Amnesty International details widespread kidnapping and torture in Ukraine

10 Supreme Court Rulings That Turned Corporations Into People

Tommy Ramone has died at 62

MN Republican bases economic agenda on theory that sperm enzymes in anus causes AIDS

Monsanto’s ‘Roundup’ weedkiller may be causing kidney failure in farmworkers: study

India building world’s highest railway bridge in the Himalayas

Louie Gohmert Proves God's Existence With One Simple Equation

associate: tommy ramone, last of the ramones, dies

Appreciation thread for toilet paper.

Fast for the Mountains on 5th day

On gun laws, Mass. emerges as a model

Escaping Mosul and ISIS Assassination Campaigns

The 'Dot GOP' Domain Is the Newest — and a Very Funny — Internet Meme

Laurence Tribe thinks the ACA may not survive legal challenges to come

A Damaging Distance: For Israelis and Palestinians, Separation Is Dehumanizing

if this is a group, ie a "safe haven" why am I limited in what I can post?

Dangerous Copycats Inspired by Anti-Government Rancher Cliven Bundy

The WHO Wants All Gay Men to Take HIV Prevention Medication

Hillary Clinton Flaunts Her Surveillance State Baggage

The Rise of the Fusion Republicans

Echoes of the Georgia case: Father, baby identified in latest hot-car death in Connecticut

Regaining space for dissent in Bangladesh

Israel to continue air campaign while preparing for ground invasion of Gaza, IDF says

Can we have an open, perhaps uncomfortable, discussion about race and racism?

Fruitland Park Deputy Police Chief resigns after FBI report shows KKK link (FL)

Two Couples, One Mortgage

Appreciation Thread for Redundancy.

Luckovich: Over the edge

How A University Used A Religious Exemption To Discriminate Against A Transgender Student

wow. Philip Weiss on wnyc thinks this is a benchmark moment in media coverage of Palestine-Israel.

Why Wedding Venues In Pennsylvania Can Still Legally Discriminate Against Same-Sex Couples

Husband had a chemical stress test yesterday...

The Senate Judiciary Committee Just Backed an Amendment to Overturn ‘Citizens United'

Tracy Morgan Sues Wal-Mart for Crash That Killed 1

Appreciation Thread for Parking Meter Watchers.

America’s Shifting Statehouse Press

Like this Facebook page for multiple reasons....

The Flu Pandemic Song - Flying Fish Sailors

Fewer Workers in Every Education Category Protected by Overtime Salary Threshold now than in 1975

Appreciation thread for Democratic Underground.

The 12 Scariest Findings in the New Report on the Bundy Ranch Standoff

The 13 States ...

Spread their shame!

Why Rand Paul Is Not the “2016 GOP Front-Runner,” in One Chart

Worry for Asia is not a Chinese Monroe Doctrine

President Obama:Expanding Opportunity -- It's Time for Congressional Republicans to Do Their Part

(S Korea/China) Torn between two giants

Wis: Even Though WI Ranks Last in Jobs, Walker Has Spent Over 2,000 Hours Doing "Jobs" Photo-Ops

China 'admits' trading in tiger skins

When the US Uses Its Power to Get Paid

Putin pledges to help Cuba explore for offshore oil

Lessons in girl power in Ghana's schools

SOCM -Statewide Organization for Community eMpowerment [pronunced "Sock 'em"]

Appreciation Thread for Olive Garden

Christian radio host fears Iowans may be forced to eat gay pride burger

Appreciation thread for appreciation thread appreciation threads

Thousands in London, Paris, and Oslo protest Israeli strikes in Gaza

Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision is ‘fundraising gold’ for Democrats

Hedonic Costs, why it's understandable that people discriminate against mentally ill

Obama’s Understated Foreign Policy Gains

Palestinians clash with Israeli forces across West Bank

Weekend Toon roundup 1- Decepticons

Weekend Toon Roundup 2- The rest

"He who accepts evil without protesting against it is really cooperating with it."

Appreciation Thread for Redundancy.

with the passing of Tommy, a RnR band dies. the only other totally 60's era band I can think of

NRA Demands Retraction From The Ecologist About Lead Shot & Condor Article: The Ecologist - Bite Me

Medicaid Obstruction Is Still Hurting America — Especially Texas By Rep Sheila Jackson Lee and Dr L

RIP John Seigenthaler

BBC - West African Ebola Outbreak Death Toll Hits 532 - 44 New Cases In Sierra Leone, Liberia

Deep Purple's Ian Gillan, fronting Sabbath in 1983. What WERE they thinking?

Woman Finds Stack Of Anti-Hillary 'Lewinsky' Bumper Stickers At GOP Office

Color "blindness" and American racism- mutualism, symbiosis or parasitism?

Cognitive Dissonance 101: Landrieu Voices Vigorous Support For Oil Industry, Coastal Restoration

Why You Should Tip More Than You Do Now

US Military called to patrol streets of Chicago! "It's a war zone!"

First Case Of Chikungunya Virus Confirmed In Harris County (Houston) Texas

"It's a question of's also morally harmful for children."

Michelle Obama scheduled to speak at L.A. summit on homeless veterans

New House GOP Energy Bill: Protecting Americans From Effiicient Light Bulbs, Low-Flow Toilets

Bill Maher: GOP continues to spread lies that are ‘neither alive nor dead — like Dick Cheney’

GOP redistricting scheme blocked by court

photo *warning* put down your Moxie before clicking

A few animal rescue videos etc.

NW Territory Fires Worst In 20 Years; Area Size Of TX Under Threat, Smoke Blowing To Dakotas

Lake Mead At Lowest Level Since 1937, When Biggest US Reservoir Was First Being Filled

NSA appreciation thread

China national charged in hacking plot to steal US military data

Yet I am sure his innocent victim would gladly trade places.

No use talking about things we can't recall

Fanny Pack Mixup Unravels Massive Medicare Fraud Scheme

Record number of volunteers for Appalachia Service Project

How Syria's ancient treasures are being smashed (BBC)

Have You Heard About The Muslim Prayer Rug At The AZ Border That Turned Out To Be An Adidas T-Shirt?

Juan Cole: Stop Saying ‘If X Fired Rockets at U.S.’: It’s Racist, and Assumes We’re Colonial

Don't mind if I do...

$3.75 million grant awarded to promote colorectal cancer screening in central Appalachia

These may be the cutest critters I've ever seen! Well, I guess they are tied with a few others!

NSA Spying: Now It’s Personal

American Quakers Have Created An "Underground Railroad" In Uganda

Yemen tribal fighters bomb main oil pipeline

The U.S. Army field manual defines "the rule of law" as follows:

These Two Friends Want to Document and Preserve Appalachian Culture

Air Travel Is Getting More Aggravating and Complicated

Physicians for Human Rights-Israel's open letter concerning the ongoing attacks on Gaza

Texas republican declares 'D-Day'-type war on refugee children

RIP, Tommy Ramone

Sid Dithers appreciation thread

A appreciation thread for all of us who work weekends, somebody has to do it.

Cops Rethink Plan To Give Teen A Boner For Justice

Burton and Taylor (2013)

Robert Reich: "I wonder who these angry Americans are"

Grow It and They Will Come

‘We’re ready:’ M.T.A. braces for an LIRR strike

kos: Thanks, GOP, for getting out the Democratic vote!


Sweet Jeezus......NRA goes off the deep end.....again.

Proud to be an Iowan.

"Israel Intercepts Massive Palestinian Rock Shipment"

Paul Gibson Jr., city's first black deputy mayor, dies

William Pitt: The Lost, Lingering Legacy of Robert F. Kennedy

Once again, "Sheriff Joe" shows his true colors...

Seven workers banned from East Side waste transfer station site after 'flying chisel' accident

Columnist: Michelle Obama Was Born a Man, President ‘Spent 4th of July at a Mosque’...

Woman Finds Stack Of Anti-Hillary 'Lewinsky' Bumper Stickers At GOP Office

There is no "I" in "Obama". The self deprecating self confidence and calm of Obama is unearthly.

Appreciation Mayhem Cause Revealed

On Israel-Palestine and BDS

Fly swatter in 21st century America (cartoon)

Why do we (and I include DU,) embrace eagerly conspiracy theories?

Appreciation Thread Appreciation Thread

Vote against women bishops would be ‘catastrophic’ for Church of England, religious leaders argue

Look at all the T 'n A on FoxNew's Youtube channel

Reagan vs Maryknoll

The Lost, Lingering Legacy of Robert F. Kennedy

Republican Jews Alarmed at the Prospect of a Void in the House and Senate.

Summer Rain

argh. i cant believe it. i adopted 3 kitties. help!!!

Atheist TV Channel Will Launch by the End of the Month

PREDICTION: The Boehner suit against President Obama will be dismissed.

Appreciation for Anticipation Thread.

wow wife made me a smoothie

Video: anti-Apartheid Ronnie Kasrils on BDS and War on Gaza

Party ties, not religious ones, drive down Obama’s approval rating

Another Facebook friend was harassed for the crime of being a woman in public

‘American Jewish voices are most critical in the world’ (to end idea that Jewish lives matter more)

Food for thought

Fontana Church Houses 46 Undocumented Immigrants From Texas Border Crisis

Obama raises big bucks at home of man who said president and Netanyahu are on ‘the same page’


On Texas border, volunteers get to work to help flood of immigrants

DEA may be losing the war on marijuana politics

I just joined the coolest fitness place

Israel air strike 'hits charitable association for disabled' in Gaza

Poor/Unemployed/Homeless Appreciation Thread

5 Quirky Facts About Babe Ruth

What's the deal with this shirt West Virginia?

The Corporation: The private taking of the commons

it might....make you cry...

Weekend Economists American Bad Boys Part 1 July 12-13, 2014

hey people. this takes about 4 minutes a listen. but,

what's for dinner - saturday, july 12th

"Zombie lies"...

UN calls for Israeli-Palestinian cease-fire

I want to urge you...

Psychedelics and the Ancient Near East history

I'm having trouble adapting to this new world we live in.

Deprecation thread.

'80s Video Games Quiz....

War is Swell: the Carlyle Group and the Middle East at War

Can we have an open, perhaps uncomfortable, discussion about appreciation threads?

Here's Where The $$$ Went: Bush Tax Cuts Robbed---Each American Taxpayer---$48,000 Of Pre-Tax Income

Silent thread in honor of appreciation threads

AFT needs to join NEA condemning "toxic testing" and calling for Arne Duncan to resign.

I'm gonna alert on the next appreciation thread I see

Police: Dollar General underwear thief flees in ice cream truck

Jesse Ventura on the NSA spying and torture

Mississippi Burning Killings: Religious Terrorism?

An appreciation post for those people tired of appreciation posts...

LIVE RADIO NOW: How bad reporting hurts people

WATCH: Judith Miller on Fox News 'There is a bias against Israel in the American press'

you know guys, any theme gets tired after a while- even feel good ones

Curtis Reeves, suspect in movie theater shooting, released on bail

Truck With 3'X5' Confederate Flag Turned Across An Intersection Today In Suburb N Of Denver..

NOW for some GOOD NEWs

Japan offers jeans "designed" by lions, tigers and bears, oh my!

We Must All Realize Particularly Women How Dangerous The Religious Zealots Are Now.

Happy 2nd annual Malala Day!

WingNut Explains Where Aids Comes From

A "NO" appreciation thread.

NYT: Why You Should Tip More Than You Do Now

Trigger Warning: Breakfast

Who are you going to believe — Senator Elizabeth Warren or Congressman Jared Polis?

Where were you when you heard . . .

WTF ...29

Is the Supreme Court Out of Order?

Threats pour into Coeur d’Alene for officer who fatally shot lab

Cliven Bundy

De Blasio’s Italy-vacation agenda

Silent Appreciation Thread for Emptiness

just reported a Coal Roller to the CA Air Resources Board..

Haiti elections jeopardized

Great Picture From Lady Parts Justice!

It's time of President Obama, Dr. Jill, Michelle, and VP Biden DIALUP WARNING

U.S. consumes 84% of worldwide oxycodone and nearly 100% of hydrocodone opioids

Iraq: Government Forces Execute 255 Sunni Prisoners in Response to ISIS Atrocities, Says Report

6 minutes a day for bathroom breaks? Union cries foul

6 minutes a day for bathroom breaks? Union cries foul

Head of State Debate

Leashed kids in the mall.

8 Things Middle-Aged Women Think About Far More Than Whether They're Still F*ckable

Princeton House reaches settlement in negligence case w family of girl who died in facility's care

Appreciation thread for the Trash This Thread feature.

Any doubt concerning the Teapublican’s War on Woman?

I love farmers' markets

Inside the libertarian version of Burning Man: Guns, booze and Bitcoin

Inside the libertarian version of Burning Man: Guns, booze and Bitcoin

Bicycle patterns

Mahmoud Abbas slams Hamas over rocket attacks on Israel: ‘What are you trying to achieve?’

Four Earthquakes Reported In Logan County, Oklahoma today - 4.3 Largest Magnitude

How To Make A Hit Pop Song

Guess who is 17 today!

Why did John Boehner cross the road?


DAILY MORON SIGHTING: Minnesota Republican explains where AIDS comes from

Walmart planned for endangered forest lands in South Florida

Shadowy Rebel Wields Iron Fist in Ukraine Fight

Trenton Thunder's bat dogs

Florida politics changing...huge growth in NPAs. Going to be hard to predict election results.

About time - UN security council calls for Israeli-Palestinian ceasefire

Cuban exiles launch flotilla to protest against Putin's Latin America tour

Cuban exiles launch flotilla to protest against Putin's Latin America tour

Greyback from Harry Potter fame is found semi-decomposed in Death Valley.

Friends; don't sell out friends.

Ian Thorpe is gay

A heads up on a free class for those that might be interested.

Genocide in Gaza and AIPAC Praises US HOUSE Representatives

International community steps up pressure to reach cease-fire

Blame Israel and Hamas both for Gaza’s civilian deaths

Not just escalation: A frightening new era of Jewish-Arab relations in Israel

Did it ever come out why Obama and his people were laughing in Austin, but Perry was so dour?

Rose Schneiderman, labor union leader, socialist, and feminist, here is a fresh thread for you

Israel’s message to the Palestinians: Submit, leave or die

World Cup 3rd place playoff: spoilers

Israel orders residents of northern Gaza to leave ahead of bombardment; death toll reaches 135

Caption President Obama pic

Lindsay Davenport inducted into Hall

Stories about the murdered dog in Coeur d'Alene

Deception detection: how to tell if someone is lying- Infographic

Isolated Amazon Tribe Makes First Contact

Education Commissioner Okays Charter Expansion Despite State Board's Veto

Did you know? Gov. Jerry Brown put the final nail in Prop 8's coffin on Monday!

Israel targets Hamas-Fatah unity in Gaza

In 2015, Mass. Wine Lovers Will Be Able to Order Straight from the Vineyard

Deadliest, Rarest Form of Plague Contracted Near Denver

Gunmen Kill At Least 33, Including 29 Women, In Attack On Baghdad Compound

Israel Orders Residents Of Northern Gaza To Leave Ahead Of Bombardment; Death Toll Reaches 135

As the miller told his tale . . . .

Did the Justice Department Really “Bad-Mouth” Glenn Greenwald to Muslim Leaders? Uh, Nope.

Migrant boy buried in Guatemala hometown

Right-to-Lifers Are Hypocrites -- And Here's Why

Hobby Lobby’s Steve Green Hopes to “Mandate” His Bible Curriculum in Public Schools

Science is often unappreciated.

Putin Signs Nuclear Energy Deal With Argentina

Hobby Lobby Wants To Control Which Bathroom A Transgender Woman Can Use, Too

Rick Perry Takes Shots at Rand Paul’s ‘Isolationism’ in WaPo Op-Ed

Emails shed new light on UK link to CIA 'torture flights'

7 things not to say

What’s the 2014 election really about? Religious vs. women’s rights

ISIS Stole Some Shiny New Weapons From the Iraqi Army

The Radicalization of Paul Krugman: Exposing Class Interests of SadoMonetarists

Here's an Appreciation Thread for everyone who won't give two flying flips about being appreciated

Puppeh comforts growed-up dog

"Fiscal responsibility" my ass.

Really hope this walking vagina shows up at the Koch Carnival

Hungarian professor visiting UM (Montana) finds 99 invasive weed species on Mount Sentinel

Question?...How come NewsMax continually pops up all over Liberal Sites?

Not the best attitude.

Aparicio thread

Iraq crisis: Accusations fly between Kurdish leaders and Baghdad hampering co-ordinated action again

Lone survivor in Texas shooting looks for hope amid her horror

What Kind Of Celebrity Should You Be?

Sword of Shannara - MTV greenlights TV series based on the books

Pro-Republican Bias Causes Meet The Press Ratings To Crumble To Lowest Level Since 1992

U.S. Jewish Leaders Taking Solidarity Trip to Israel Amid Gaza Conflict

Update: Warden Suspended over Prisoner's Scalding Death

Looking to take a break, Gazans find beaches a war zone

Not another one: Utah man planned to blow up police station in hopes of triggering revolution...

La La decides Melo must stay in New York

Bill Maher: GOP & Fox News Refuse to Stop Telling ' Zombie Lies ' About Obama

Nonprofit Cleans Homes For Women With Cancer So They Have 1 Less Thing To Worry About

Watch a hotel valet crash and destroy a guest's Lamborghini

i have a cold & don't feel well. can someone give me some chicken soup?

Anyone Going to Look at Tonight's Supermoon

Family pet peeves...

OR Rep Blumenauer verbally destroys US Deputy Director of Drug Policy (!!) -- VIDEO

John Legend's 'You & I (Nobody In The World)' Video Will Make You Hug Your Mother, Wife, Daughter

Public service announcement on behalf of Fido

Truckers at 2 Calif. Ports OK Cooling Off Period.

Amid immigrant influx at border, Midlands lawmakers repeat support for 2008 law child trafficking

Is this a death threat?

An Alternate North America that never became the US.

The Myths of Big Corporate Capitalism

Amazon: Send in the Drones (and the Lobbyists)

Meaningless gesture thread for ennui.

So, only two years in Cleveland?

Horror as Gaza handicapped care facility bombed

Earworm for tree planters

Pau Gasol to Chicago

Workers struggle in Hamptons, playground for rich

Workers struggle in Hamptons, playground for rich

Alabama man fights ban on guns at polling places.

July 10, 1917

William Rivers Pitt. If this essay doesn't deserve a Pulitzer, I don't know what does.

Ah memories... we did stop!

So will Merkel sit with Putin at the World Cup Final tomorrow


Should The Government Have Given Money To the American People?

That time when MFM volunteered to do a beer run for the lounge.

DUers with cloudness skies don't forget we have a Super Moon tonight

Fr. Greg Boyle, SJ, recognized at White House for gang-intervention efforts

Parker County Peach Festival this weekend

Corgi Smiles

Last night in Austin

Scientists warn: Don’t get sucked in by ‘Supermoon’ hype

What's Wrong with this Picture?

Now we know joeybee's irrational hatred of Lebron James....

Canada: A Pack of Zoo Wolves Escapes...Right Into The Polar Bear Enclosure

Republican Governors Soften Rhetoric On Gay Marriage

My Ernest Coviction

Marco Rubio: I Can Beat Hillary Clinton

I just re-read Steinbeck's Grapes of Wrath. It was quite an experience.

AP: 25-year-old Lincoln man sentenced for stealing zoo tortoise

House Votes For Tax Breaks To Add $287 Billion More To Deficit

Fertilized eggs and refugee kids...

On gun laws, Mass. emerges as a model

Published on THIS day in 1960...a little novel called "To Kill A Mockingbird."

Back in 1979 I took a tab of LSD

Not a Symbol, A Breakthrough: 30 Years Since Geraldine

Do not pee in the pool regardless.