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Archives: July 17, 2014

How Conservative Media Killed A Charity's Plan To Help Migrant Children

Teachout-Wu Raise $277K

Texas Firefighter Brings Dead Dog Back to Life – Using CPR

It's a matter of choice...

"Breaking the Set" with Abby.....a Blockbuster Show--Today

LIRR strike: Talks to continue as deadline looms

Remember the Comcast call abusing a customer? Comcast employees say it is pretty much normal.

Louieism of the Day

Rumsfeld movie on History Channel

At This Rate, Women Won't Make As Much As Men For At Least 75 Years

42% of Americans Identify as Independents Republican identification lowest in at least 25 years

How to train a cat to use litter box and not pee against my stove???

Organic foods are more nutritious, according to review of 343 studies

Edward Snowden should not face trial, says UN human rights commissioner

How active is the Democratic Party in the elections in your state this midterm?

Progressive Groups Merge in Effort to Counter ALEC in State Capitols

The Department of Homeland Security sent out a tweet yesterday...

Debt Collection Factory Preyed on Broke Americans: Lawsuit.(Consumer Financial Protection Bureau)

I'm surprised no one has noticed this. The Rangers and Rockies each have the worst record in

Tiny transistor radio!

Can Socialist lightning strike twice in Seattle?

Albany-area buildings chosen for re-use project

U.N. Human Rights Commissioner: ‘We Need’ People Like Edward Snowden'

Large Round of Layoffs Expected at Microsoft. So much for the tech sector,

Watching Stephen Colbert....Al Gore DID invent the internet!!!!!

Does anybody remember when the Thugs were talking about putting * on Mount Rushmore?

My face looks better. (Yay!)

Craft Beer Reaches New Depths As Mainers Brew A Batch From Seaweed

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseeker Check In!! Church Night!! Welome To America

Just 12% of schools outside NYC want pre-k money

The Rock Does Not Smell What Chris Christie Is Cooking

U.S. Takes Welcomed Step in Imposing Tougher Sanctions against Russia

I never thought I'd get this far. Tomorrow is the day.

Anti-Fracking Stephen Levin Collected Royalties from Natural Gas Drilling Companies

how do you preserve an aggregate of family memorabilia...

Illinois gets $84 million from Citigroup $7 billion settlement

Egypt court jails seven for life over sexual assaults

If people choose to take medicine for their diabetes,

Jack Kingston toys with impeachment fire

Cuomo says he’ll look into why ad funding hasn’t been made public

Americans view Jews, Christians warmly; atheists, Muslims get cold shoulder

Japan 'vagina artist' arrest sparks debate

Question submitted by Algernon Moncrieff

Portland to forgive Police Captain's tribute to Nazi-era soldiers

(a personal aside) Next week I'll be 62. I never expected it to happen.

Malawi Suspends Antigay Law, Citing Financial Woes

Why Democrats Can't Be the Party of Business

San Francisco Supervisor has affair with staffer, then tells her to find another job.

Arguments for a 4-hour workday

Pope Francis: Immigrant Children Must Be 'Welcomed And Protected'

Venting anger and bewilderment!

Yahoo recruits for KKK

for those who believe there is NO war on women:

Hamas, not Israel, is the real enemy of the Palestinians

for those who believe there is NO war on women:

Regarding the reluctance to legalize the growing of Hemp.

The World's First Art Show Dedicated To The Long, Rich And Zen History Of Yoga

In first comment on Gaza crisis, Obama says he wants ceasefire 'restored'

This Is A War Of Choice. Netanyahu's Choice

Australia votes to repeal carbon tax (BBC)

Hobby Lobby’s Green family postpones launch of public school Bible curriculum

Republicans doing a terrible job of stopping 'rumor' that they want to impeach President Obama

Sugar Daddy Datng Sites

75% of victims of Palestinian rocket fire are male, mostly "combatant age"

Federal judge rules California death penalty is unconstitutional

Major Changes in Venezuela's Medical Sector

Hey HoF Women-

Scottish wildcat 'safe haven' set up in Ardnamurchan (BBC)

Israel Bars Prominent Palestinian Artist From Traveling To N.Y. Exhibit

Lady Parts Justice. Chose a state and laugh politicians out of office. 50 states 50 videos

Sixty-seven giant snails seized at LA airport (BBC)

Tatboy sure didn't look happy...

"bananas, beaches and bases: making feminist sense of international politics"

The World's First Art Show Dedicated To The Long, Rich And Zen History Of Yoga

McCrory’s mean joke, a poet laureate who’s barely a poet

Walter Cronkite's defense of liberalism

eating well magazine and eden foods

Ohio AG tells appeals court gay marriage decision should be left to voters

Utah asks U.S. Supreme Court to delay benefits to married same-sex couples

Not once. Never.

Brazil: indigenous lives not worth a traffic sign

OK , so why is marijuana

WTF ...46

Thom Hartmann: In-Depth W/Pat Buchanan - The Judicial Monarchy

Thom Hartmann: In-Depth W/Pat Buchanan - Was Nixon Guilty of Treason?

Capitalism’s Deeper Problem (Richard D. Wolff)

Time to Speak Up: Women's Prison Resistance in Alabama

A New Gameplan for Taking Down Privatizers

"Under oath, whistleblower challenges Archbishop Nienstedt over abuse testimony."

Holy Smokes!

Australia votes to repeal carbon tax

FAA investigates congressman's drone wedding video

Justice Dept. investigating missing IRS emails

Russia to re-open base in Cuba

Union: We'll keep talking to avoid NY rail strike

The principal who wrestles an F school to a C in one year gets demotion and pay cut

Disrespectful use of the American flag?

S.F. Supervisor Avalos admits affair with top staffer

Sharknado 2 photos!

Anyone up for some knitting?

Doug Ducey (Douche) GOP candidate for gov. in AZ has been issued 13 traffic tickets, none of which

Oprah to interview Matthew Sandusky and discuss signs of a pedophile

Even though I've been obese, I'm not sure what counts as "fat shaming"...

Thinking of Solly Mack

Imagine What We Could Buy If We Didn't Have to Spend Billions on Police Brutality Cases


Cab'nit cat

Boeing 797-9 Dreanliner

Democrat Is Governor Pick of G.O.P. Group in Kansas

Solved DNS problem: ISP is blocking my attempts to connect to Wikipedia

Guns in America After Newtown - Moyers and Co.

How Republicans Use Gerrymandering To Undermine Democracy & Subvert The Will Of The American People

FEC filing: pro-(Thad) Cochran PAC funded black outreach

I have a question for DUers: Could we create some buzz to try jump-start the Equal Rights Amendment?

White House announces steps to help state, local and tribal officials combat climate change

test scores don't tell everything

And sometimes the death penalty removes people who need to be removed.

Blues great Johnny Winter has passed

Bergdahl hires lawyer for military investigation

Grey text in subject line.

Furniture Design - Movie Theater Seats Moving in the Opposite Design Direction from Airplane

Question about VA Bennies and collections

Maduro to hand China keys to Tower of David slum skyscraper

from Morris Dees, Southern Poverty Law Center

Democratic Party is very united

Charter schools a gravy train for US wealthy. Also path to citizenship for foreign investors. EB-5

Gravy train charter schools and the EB-5 visa.

Yes we can: Vermont asked to investigate housing undocumented kids

So remember when the Venezuelan government claimed the World Cup was to blame for flight cutbacks?

Congressman on Classified 9/11 Documents: “It challenges you to re-think everything”

Syria conflict exclusive: Western aid going to help territory held by Isis militants

The Magical Forest

The pursuit continued as the suspects fired with AK-47 style rifles from the SUV.

First lady: Vets face 'unacceptable' job barriers

WTF ...47

(Updated link) Michael Sam's Arthur Ashe Courage Award Acceptance Speech

Netanyahu betrayed by Likud in wartime

Arkansas couples ask federal judge to strike down state’s same-sex marriage ban

R.I.P. Carbon Tax

You read it here first?

Macedonia: Parliament approves constitutional same-sex marriage ban

The Trouble With Floyd Mayweather

As Israel attacks Gaza, Jews elsewhere feel an impact

(Jewish Group) As Israel attacks Gaza, Jews elsewhere feel an impact

Uruguay to take in Guantanamo detainees

Uruguay to take in Guantanamo detainees

Family Behind Hobby Lobby Has New Project: Bible Museum

So why are you all so giddy and hopey about Warren?

Here's What Jesus Would Think About Major Issues Facing America (According To American Voters)

Hydrogen Energy Storage: A New Solution To the Renewable Energy Intermittency Problem

Study: Virginity pledges don’t work — unless you’re super religious

Chilean Lawmakers Urge Stronger Stance Against Israel's Bombing In Gaza

R.I.P. Johnny Winter, blues legend dead at 70

John Ralston Saul: It's Broke how Can We Fix It

BBC Documentary - Extreme Dinosaurs [Full]

Darrell Issa Abruptly Ends Hearing Before Witness Can Debunk His Attacks

Excuse Me While I whip Out My Wang...

Police Lieutenant Gets Away With Violating The Law. Surprised?

Germany go top in new FIFA rankings, England fall to 20th spot

Bombshell Study: America's Wealthy Even More Obscenely Rich Than Anybody Thought

America's Response: Child Refugees Fleeing Bloodbaths Is Take Terrible Care of Them & Send Them Back

How come Cuba cannot boot out Guantanamo?

What's the real rate of inflation ?

Invest 90E moves west, Invest 90C moves west also, Typhoon Rammasun VANISHES

Israel’s incremental genocide in the Gaza ghetto

New life!

Alice Coachman dies- first African American woman to win Olympic gold in 1948

My grandson, Johnny V!!!

Nurse Refuses Navy's Force-Feeding of Gitmo Prisoners

28 Pieces Of Street Art That Cleverly Interact With Their Surroundings

The persecution complex: The Religious Right’s deceptive rallying cry

Hawks Hint at Expanding Use of Never-Ending War 'Slush Fund'

Tories 'to challenge European court with British bill of rights'

Gabby Giffords Touts First-Ever Senate Hearing On Guns And Domestic Violence

Gabby Giffords Touts First-Ever Senate Hearing On Guns And Domestic Violence

Founder of 'Moms with Guns' Asks for Someone to Kill Obama

Church Hires Sex Offender Because God 'Forgave,' Then He Rapes Boy

Australia Abolishes Its Carbon Tax Even Though It Was Working

Thursday Toon Roundup 1- Done drunk the haterade

Thursday Toon Roundup 2- Doing unto the least

Thursday Toon Roundup 3- The Rest

Chicago workers accuse employer of holding them to daily 6-minute bathroom limit

What what happens to this food from McDonald't after ten weeks sitting in a jar.

Report: Koch Brothers’ ‘Wu-Teach Clan’ pushing high-schoolers to embrace conservatism

Gabrielle Giffords' Husband: 'No Candidate For Office Should Accept The Support of Larry Pratt's Org

Terrorism – An American Failure?

Naomi Wolf's 10 step checklist to a fascist America 2007 vs now

US must back up the words in its South China Sea remark

How the US Went From ‘Older Brother’ to ‘Big Brother’

These 'Crazy Worms' Are Poised To Wreak Havoc On The Midwest

George Bush the worst president in 100 years: here's why

Holocaust Museum opens UN archive on WWII crimes

Michael Sam's ESPY speech is so inspirational

US double standards exposed in Berlin spy row

This Floating Platform Could Filter The Plastic From Our Polluted Oceans {LARGE IMAGES}

The U.S. is losing the close friends it needs most

Breaking: Fresh Israel-Gaza Ceasefire agreed to in Egypt; to take effect 0400 GMT Friday

Gov. Heineman (R-NE) criticized for letter on immigrant children

With friends like you, who needs enemies?

Newsweek: The Disaster We’ve Wrought on the World’s Oceans May Be Irrevocable

Level Coil

Mercurized Bread

Tim Tebow playing for the Orlando Predators? David Siegel wants it to happen

What Are Acceptable Nuclear Risks?

Nigeria's Boko Haram 'More Extreme Than Al-Qaida,' Journalist Says

Vermont’s dirty secret: Free-ranging cows are crapping in the water supply

Four things you should know about Detroit’s water crisis

Innovative phishing scam, supposedly from US Postal Service

Shame, shame on Obama

Is Darrell Issa certifable

Why Big Business Loves Desperate Workers

Robert Reich: Deadbeat 1 percenters endanger U.S. democracy

Here We Go Again: How Rupert Murdoch/Time Warner Merger Would Fuck You In Hollywood

Capitalism's Deeper Problem by Richard Wolff

DOE: Quaker school can discriminate against transgender student

Bombshell Study: America's Wealthy Even More Obscenely Rich Than Anybody Thought

CHP seizes medical records of woman seen punched

Australia is now the first country to remove climate change legislation

Trooper admits to stealing from dying motorcyclist

Fake screener probes female passengers at SFO-Update- man ID'ed as Private equity firm partner

Local media reporting Lake Ontario shark spotting is a HOAX!

Just another example of why D.C. MUST have statehood!

I'm not doing a damn thing today.

Camp Lejeune and the U.S. Military's Polluted Legacy

Why Big Business Loves Desperate Workers how a strong social safety net can make us all more free

Camp Lejeune and the U.S. Military's Polluted Legacy (xpost from Veterans)

Austerity Is Poisoning The Economy

Congressman Massie -- how about tending to Kentucky's business?

'Pastafarian' wins battle to wear colander on head in official pictures

Monsanto Linked to Fatal Kidney Disease Epidemic: Could It Topple the Company?

Bush’s substitute speaker: Hillary Clinton

Israel-Gaza ceasefire deal 'reached' 28 minutes ago

#Not All Conservative White Guys | By Mark Morford

Teen beaten by Israeli police returns home to Tampa

Editorial: Water shut-offs aimed at scofflaws, not needy

Israel-Gaza conflict: Children make up a fifth of Palestinian deaths

This adorable pic needs a caption!

Amazing photos from NASA's vaults show how they assembled Apollo 11

Senate panel examining role of GM legal department

Blues legend Johnny Winter dies in Switzerland

Microsoft plans to slash 18,000 jobs

Fed Investigators - Freedom Industries Tank Likely Leaking MCHM Long Before January Spill

Family Behind Hobby Lobby Has New Project: Bible Museum

Siberian Crater Mystery - 300-Foot Hole Opens Suddenly In Yamal Peninsula, Near Arctic Ocean

Dems call on Scott Walker to drop same-sex marriage case; Mark Pocan slams governor's comments

OMG finally i have a good topic, an on-going FB debate with my Daugther-inlaw Please read

Freedumb! Australia Repeals Carbon Tax, Now Prepared For Era Of Benign Weather, Endless Growth

Israel denies American teaching volunteers entry to West Bank

Good morning

NYT Blows Holes In Both Feet With Farcical Article On Poor, Oppressed Climate "Skeptic" John Christy

Why isn't there more discussion

California Temperatures For First 1/2 Of 2014 4.8F Above 20th Century Average

GOP’s sales-pitch swindle: Why Dems need to push Obamacare harder

Passive aggressive intimidation..

Bioluminescent Mosquito Bay In Vieques, PR, "Turned Off" In January For Unknown Reasons; Still Dark

Epic map reveals Mars's geography in unrivalled detail

How Tea Party tax cuts are turning Kansas into a smoking ruin

Mike Luckovich Toon: I'll trade you your huddled masses

Possibly Past Seasonal Turn: Atmospheric CO2 July 13-15 Just Below 400 ppm

D.C. Public Library's Historical Maps Of Washington Will Be Digitized

The Texas Paradox - Plenty Of Oil, But 30 Communities May Run Out Of Water By Year-end

AG Holder: “Thank you, Richard Bowen”

Need a hug

The right’s favorite new quack: Terri Lynn Weaver’s dangerous baby “science”

China Clarifies Plan To Maybe Set Non-Binding "Peak Emission" Year During 2015 Talks Blahblahblah

geez people, i cannot remember if i am able to post or not.

hepatitis c

Iraq Is Not Our War Anymore. Let It Be Iran’s Problem.

Hell hath no fury like a right wing asshole!

Can John Bolton Use Benghazi to Win an Election?


UK Police Arrest 660 Suspected Pedophiles

BBC News to cut a further 415 jobs

You may be an Israel Supporter, but you really think that US aid to Israel should continue ?

Canadian Pacific to fight reinstatement of worker who tested positive for cocaine

National Research Council: Arctic Sea Ice Declining In All Seasons, Rate Of Decline Accelerating

Brazilian idiocy

Florida scientists press Gov. Rick Scott on climate change

Proof Young Americans Are Still Hurting From The Recession

Global Science Team Will Map Change With Sensors Above, Below Ice, Across Vast Area Of Beaufort Sea

Honduras wants 'mini-Marshall plan' for U.S. aid on migrants

Israel-Gaza ceasefire deal denied

Michael Sam: "This year I had a lot of experience being part of something bigger than myself"

Nuclear Hotseat #159 - Interview with USS Reagan's Steve Simmons (Tepco Lawsuit)

Ukraine accuses Russia of shooting down jet

Republican sexual dysfunction

World's Biggest Fish Seek New Home

Mysterious Siberian Crater Found at "End of the World" May Portend Methane Climate Catastrophe

Thor is now a woman...few extreme feminist call it a win for equality

The Furies... source of the word fury

Mommy, Why Was Grandma Jailed For Protesting Drones?

Because even bloodthirsty dictators can be defamed:

IDF opens fire at northern Gaza

Joe Gibbs’ Organization Housing Undocumented Children in Virginia

Why The Fight Between Rick Perry And Rand Paul Actually Matters

Epic Rap Battles

Comcast (cartoon)

Pentagon Asks for $500M to Train Syrian Rebels

Why do conservatives hate buses so much?

The San Antonio In and out Burger is under construction

Who Advised Cuomo on Mortgage Industry Investigation? A Mortgage Lobbyist

Merit Badges!

California Public Utilities Commission harasses attorney Mike Aguirre

Kramer did not know it was the final - Rizzoli

Chris Dodd Warns Of Coalition Between Populist Democrats And Republicans....

Wyoming Gubernatorial Candidate Calls For Drilling In Yellowstone National Park

Poll: Hillary Clinton best-known, best-liked potential 2016 contender

Mysterious Siberian Crater Found at "End of the World" May Portend Methane Climate Catastrophe

Lest we forget...

Take a Tour of Good Food Across Appalachia

Salem Mayor: ‘Apparently, Glenn Beck Is Not Happy With Us’

Why is Health Care not compensation?

Lottery Winner Must Share $1.7 Million Jackpot With Psychic Waiter

Chief Negotiator: MTA, LIRR Unions ‘Very, Very Close’ To Averting Strike

“That’s my tax money taking care of a foreign national or however you want to classify them”

Federal Court Ruling Protects Appalachian Waters

"What are they supposed to do, swim for it?"

How about combining these...

Ok, pick your favorites for the British Open.....

James Lee Burke fans: his latest, "Wayfaring Stranger" is out this week.

Maybe the Israeli's and Palestinians think The Onion is real.

The Egg By: Andy Weir

Bus crashes into scaffolding in Midtown

In Memory of MFM

Who Advised Cuomo on Mortgage Industry Investigation? A Mortgage Lobbyist

2016 Questions

Reno area broke power use record on Monday [07/14/14]

Please submit a comment to the FCC in support of Net Neutrality!

Who do the banksters love? Um...

‘See, I told you you didn’t want to get my mama involved.’

Should I put "fury" on my ignored-word list?

Cape Coral mayor endorses same-sex marriage

State announces improvements to health exchange website

Lincoln Center Will Live Stream Pete Seeger Tribute Concert

Feel like climbing Mt. Everest today?

Delgaudio regains control of $120K Sterling District budget

Cats and kittens in need of help in Blue Creek Ohio

Pic Of The Moment: GOP Lawmaker Goes To Protest Migrant Children, Ends Up Looking Like A Moron

Why do conservatives hate Common Core?

X-post from Pets for Xposure. Cats/kittens abandoned in Blue Creek Ohio

Tesla’s $35,000 Car Will Be Called Model 3

x-post from Pets. Cats/kittens abandoned in Blue Creek Ohio need help

Fleeing Iraqis Relieved That Cheney Has No Regrets About War

Futurama City in 3D

Why do we as Americans make healthy living so difficult

French blogger fined over review's Google search placing

Hobby Lobby family: Our $800m D.C. Bible museum will save U.S. from ‘very scary’ future

Todd Akin’s Pathetic Attempt To Defend ‘Legitimate Rape’ Goes Down In Flames

Israeli doctors’ group to Ya'alon: Don’t bomb near Gaza City hospital

See "Snowpiercer." Seriously, it's among the all-time great SciFi movies

Papantonio: Religious Promotion Will Backfire on Republicans

Todd Akin’s Pathetic Attempt To Defend ‘Legitimate Rape’ Goes Down In Flames

Has anyone else seen that new attack ad on the DFL?


Malaysian plane crashes on Ukraine-Russia border - live

How the rise of electricity transformed urban life in Detroit

x-post from Pets. Abandoned cats/kittens in Ohio need help (not far from KY border)

Another Malaysian airline crashes, this time in Ukraine!

xpost from Pets. Abandoned Cats/Kittens in Ohio need help (not far from WV border)

Ted Cruz Won’t Support Funding For Border Crisis Unless Obama Deports DREAMers

Why are such a number of DU'ers so HOT on COLD WAR?

The right’s favorite new quack: Terri Lynn Weaver’s dangerous baby “science”

Hidden Detroit Gems: Jefferson East

Oops, there goes the economy, Microsoft will layoff 18000.

The 7 Coolest Creatures Brought To Life By Andy Serkis

Crist names running mate, Miami Dem Annette Taddeo-Goldstein

Malaysian Plane 'Shot Down With 295 On Board'

How is Democratic Party's Chances in Florida ?

S.C. man gets 10.5 years in dog-dragging incident. GOOD!!!!!

What's for Dinner, Thurs., July 17, 2014

USD 501 super (Topeka, KS) defends Koch-linked entrepreneurship classes

NSA Refuses to Release Documents on Mysterious Death of UN Secretary-General Over 50 Years Ago

Gov. Cuomo to create new Women's Equality Party ballot line, sources say

295 innocent lives lost is all that is confirmed. Can we a take a break for an hour or so to mourn?

Real estate group to argue for 7 train to Secaucus

If this plane was shot down, Obama will be blamed. Who agrees or disagrees?

Dog wakes deaf boy, saving him from Indianapolis fire

President Obama to unveil infrastructure funding program

need info about MH17? Just tune in to the MAN

Anti-Walmart Coalition Battling Big Box Store at Astoria Cove

6 Outrageously Wealthy Preachers Under Federal Investigation

No, this is not good news: Morgan Stanley Second Quarter Profit Surges 131%

Help-I can not copy and paste links or material in DU or Discussionist

Rupert Murdoch: politicians and red tape are holding business back

Japan TPP Negotiator Wonders Why Pact Excludes Monetary Policy (because it's rigged)

MN GOP candidate: ‘Knocked up’ women don’t deserve dinner, dancing at their wedding

That Washington State I-5 Bridge Collapse last year? Talking on the cellphone is partially to blame.

Do you think we'll ever see another World War?

Why Men should not be allowed to leave messages....

Shoot-out in Stockton CA, and the official NRA position

State jurist halts mining tests

Stocks edge lower in early trading; Mattel sinks

Snowden: NSA employees routinely pass around intercepted nude photos

FAA investigates congressman's drone wedding video

LIRR strike averted, union officials say

I am a blonde. I am not dumb, I am not a GOP and I have no desire to work for Faux News

question about windows 8.1


Do not support “the old Jewish lady” (Phyllis Kahn)

"Donetsk separatist boss Strelkov, Kremlin's proxy in war, says he ordered shootdown"

Democrats Embrace the Good Kind of ‘Entitlement Reform’

Carnival Cruz's new "top priority": Keeping kids out of the country!

Senator Tammy Baldwin's testimony for the Women's Health Protection Act is spot on

40-year-old mom becomes New Orleans Saints’ newest cheerleader

YEEE-HAWWWW!!! Let the baseless speculation begin!!!

1960 - Nixon on Civil Rights

The Rude Pundit - On the Immigrant Children: No, We're Not Really Better Than This

Malaysia Airlines 17: This Notice to Airmen warning is ominous

French puntits says if the shot of the plane MH17 confirmed...

Bill would require notice of contraception coverage changes

Is ‘Reform Conservatism’ Anything New? Or Just More of W.’s ‘Compassionate Conservatism’?

'Perversion of Justice': Anti-Drone Activist and Grandmother Sentenced to One Year

Well I have to wonder if this is not connected to the last one that went down

Democratic Underground's Twitter Presence

Kennedy-Nixon First Presidential Debate, 1960

CASA Applauds Gov O’Malley’s Unwaveringly Moral Response to the Humanitarian Crisis on the Border

V.A. Official Says Fixing Issues at Root of Waiting-List Scandal Will Cost Billions

Anyone else hear Putin informed Obama of the shootdown?

Dr. Martin Ross: Expanding the Boundaries of Climate Science

Sources: Tentative agreement reached in the LIRR negotiations

Elaine Stritch, Tart-Tongued Broadway Actress and Singer, Is Dead at 89

Updated ~ SURPRISE!!! McCain: If plane was shot down, Putin should pay 'heavy price'

Captain America to be Black Man; Thor to be a Woman

Being obese can save your life

Think it'll end up like this?

Cheesiest movie quotes of all time

Data show New York 7th in highway fatalities

About Rick Scott's Video From Chris Hayes Program...

Posted A Politics 2014, But Would Like Some Help

Toxic Behaviors/Joy Stealing

Poll: Hillary crushes Democratic rivals. Republicans, not so much.

Crist names Miamian Annette Taddeo-Goldstein as running mate

FAA Prohibited U.S. Airliners From Flying Where Malaysian Plane Was Reportedly Shot Down

4 more indicted on hate crime charges in 2011 attacks on blacks in Mississippi

Both Sides In Ukraine Deny Shooting Down Plane

BREAKING: Judge declares Florida's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional!

Update on husband's chemical stress test!

Everyone In Middle East Given Own Country In 317,000,000-State Solution

Woolf has funding edge over Stefanik in northern NY congressional race

65 degrees in mid July in Raleigh. What to do? Kayak!


Florida Judge Rules Ban On Same-Sex Marriage Unconstitutional

Ultrasonic Teeth Cleaning - seriously why has no one told me about this before!!!

Reporter asking State Dept Spokeswoman about

Obama, Putin Discuss Reports Of Downed Plane In Ukraine In Phone Call About New US Sanctions

Darrell Issa’s stinking pile of festering hypocrisy

Breaking. Re Plane in Ukraine.

Oil prices started to skyrocket when one quarter of global supplies went into irreversible decline

Subway fires worker forced by manager to serve food while vomiting from stomach virus

We were boys, we were friends, we were's LA Times:

Fair Thread 1

Jeb Bush Raising Private Equity Funds as Campaign Weighed

MA mayor: City to donate $5 for every angry, anti-LGBT caller Glenn Beck sends after us

Ronan Farrow on MSNBC

Keith Ellison: Yesterday I asked Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen about wage theft...

Elaine Stritch, Salty Broad of Broadway, Is Dead at 89

Obama Opens Door to Extending Iran Nuclear Negotiations

Fair Thread 2

Construction of New U.S. Homes Declines on Plunge in South

Consumer Confidence Sustains High Level on Buying

I just received this note from Will horse-post from Stratford:

USA! USA! Yay! We're #40!

Thom Hartmann: Earthquakes - Fracking Causes Cracking

Fair Thread 3

Just as I thought, Limbaugh calls the plane crash a distraction... (Update with even cruder remarks)

This is the NYT main story on the deaths of the 4 Gazan children

Can anyone here please answer this question for me?

Reuters: Ukraine president says "terrorist act" downed Malaysian plane

Christie: I Would Bring Traffic Over the Border to a Standstill - (yes he could, says Borowitz)

I am having issues cutting and pasting material on DU and Discussionist

Egypt court sentences 7 to life in prison for sexual assaults in public squares

Fair Thread 4

WTF ...48

Well, I gotta go sorry sheep

California water use rises amid crippling drought

Obama: Government Trying To Determine Whether Americans Were On Board Malaysian Flight

The Fix: Is Vermont the solution to the border crisis?

While most Democrats are busy pretending nothing happened, the Republicans

20 missiles found in UN-run school in Gaza

Shep Smith just reported that...

Christie: I Would Bring Traffic Over the Border to a Standstill (Borowitz)

WTF ...49

Prayer For The Lounge =

Labor Group Stands Up To Catholic Church, Refuses To Cut Ties With LGBT Allies

Game of Thrones

Why the *%&! are passenger planes flying over war zones?

New math.

Keys judge: Gay couples can marry, but not before Tuesday

Looks like Cuomo averted the LIRR strike.

Why do Jehovah Witnesses get special treatment?

Sky News Analyst: Crash site is in Rebel-held territory. May be difficult to get evidence

Silent Thread for MH17 victims

House Speaker John Boehner unsure Congress can do anything on border crisis this month

Man cuts open truck to save kitten

NBC Pulls Ayman Mohyeldin From Gaza Despite Powerful Reporting

The U.S. Tries to Deport Not Protect Children Fleeing Violence in Central America

A silent thread in memory of all those who perished in today's Ukrainian air crash.

Does this house seem kind of expensive to you?

UPDATED: Judge strikes down Florida’s voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage

Marriage equality for Monroe County?

from tumblr....

NY’s unemployment rate drops, still higher than national rate

What’s It Like to Be Gay in ... Poland?

Limbaugh: ‘Eerie’ crash of Malaysian flight is an ‘opportunity’ to save Obama from border crisis

UN must impose arms embargo and mandate an international investigation as civilian death toll rises

Our "Guv" played with Old Crow Medicine Show last night.. (banjo player)

Run, Warren, Run! Draft Elizabeth Warren for President in 2016

Republican Pollster has Carter up by 8 over Deal

Colombia’s Armed Forces ordered to apologize for 1996 paramilitary massacre

Senators call on GM CEO to fire top lawyer

MSNBC - Just got punk'd.

Thom Hartmann: Which is Worse…Government or Corporate Bureaucracy?

Colorblind Ideology Is a Form of Racism

Heartbreaking....Life Below the Poverty Line in Troy, New

WTF ...50

"Why are they going after Dillinger?"

US removes Colombia’s largest paramilitary organization from terrorist list

Everyone In Middle East Given Own Country In 317,000,000-State Solution

Israel begins ground offensive in Gaza

Where were you when Neil Armstrong walked on the moon?

If you haven't submitted your Travel Related

Those Kids Crossing the Border From Mexico Wouldn't Be There If Obama Hadn't Supported a Coup

The great divide on DU... and real life

Those Kids Crossing the Border From Mexico Wouldn't Be There If Obama Hadn't Supported a Coup the

Breaking News on MSNBC right now...

"Human Rights Campaign" Endorses Maura Healey for Massachusetts Attorney General

Utah Asks Supreme Court To Put Same-Sex Marriage Recognition Order On Hold

Volunteer villain: How Ted Cruz’s hard-line immigration stance helps Democrats

Nature Blows My Mind! Macro photographs of brilliant hummingbirds

Obama Faces Calls To Act Over Downed Plane

BREAKING: CNN Chews Bubblegum and WALKS at Same Time

Why are so many people around the world trying to kill each other?

Documentary features interviews with surviving activists of the 1936–1939 Spanish Civil War

Russian Reliance on Chinese Loans May Blunt Sanctions’ Impact

Israel is invading Gaza right now. The IDF has announced it.

I am just a two hour drive away from being able to get married on Tuesday.

5 Stories of Kick-Ass Women Written Out of History

Judge throws out atheist group's lawsuit against Orange County schools

Refugee or Alien, Sanctuary or Bar Code

Is it all connected??

Has any President had to deal with such an un-ending string of crises?

OMG my Tabasco peppers finally grew

The "Archduke Ferdinand" Moment in Ukraine?

Articles & News on Appalachian Health

Miss. Supreme Court Rejects McDaniel Petition To Review Poll Books

White House on Lockdown over ‘Unattended Package’

Religion and SCOTUS: An Overview of Decisions by the Roberts Court

Ukrainian rebel website suggests insurgents shot down Malaysia Airlines plane by mistake

Transgender policy at Vancouver Catholic schools

Somebody please help me...

It's not Misandry; It's Misassholery


DU Exclusive: Want to call in and talk to the Rude Pundit and Me tonight? PM me...

BREAKING: US Intelligence confirm SAM strike on jetliner

20 missiles found in UN-run school in Gaza

The plane was shot down -- U.S. view

I'll say it: It's moments like this I'm glad Obama is our president.

Teachout petitions draw lone reviewer

Israel orders ground offensive in Gaza; heavy shelling on border

Report: Number of millennials living with parents is rising sharply

Mitch McConnell is a fraud.

EPA official: It will be 'a long time' before Onondaga Lake is safe for swimming, fishing

Egypt blames Hamas for IDF's ground offensive

SBU intercepts phone conversations of separatists admitting downing a civilian plane

A Falls Lake kayak this morning...

Are you generally in favor of the US being a member of NATO?

Report: Rep. Michael Grimm having trouble staffing congressional office

This song from the 80s is so relevant right now (post-Hobby Lobby America)

When Southern Baptists Were Pro-choice

New York Times article about the Malaysian crash - poignant decriptions

Appropriate anti-war song

APNewsBreak: Manning to begin gender treatment

Israel orders ground offensive in Gaza; heavy shelling on border

Colorado 2014: 130 metric tons of cannabis

Did anyone notice we got kicked out of Kyrgyzstan, effective last week?

Oh my god, Guess where banned people from DU go

Attacks On Civilian Jets Typically ‘Human Error, Overreaction’

Hayworth escalates the stakes in the drone wedding controversy

Massachusetts mayor pledges to donate to LGBT charity in response to anti-LGBT calls

Fake Firefox, how to deal with it?

The European head of Malaysia Airlines has announced nationalities of some of the passengers

Scott Stringer: Sandy Contractors Soaked the City

Congressman Patrick Murphy on the Ed Show is not too impressive. He thinks our President should be

Breaking: Israel military would call 18.000 reservists to serve in Gaza Invading

Patrick Murphy:Russia shot down plane for retaliation because of sanctions

Smartphones make you stupid, so does Twitter make you a twit? So say researchers.....

Boston (and other cities) are leaking!

Mayor de Blasio calls for redesign of downtown Brooklyn

Captain Sullenberger ‘Big Question’ Is Why Plane Was Flying Over War Zone

Back when shotgun marriages were real ...

Dr. Katsuko Saruhashi

Internet sleuths nailed Malaysian MH17 as a missile attack hours before anyone else...

United defends poisoning birds at Houston airport

Transcript reveals shocking grand jury intimidation of witness

If the economy was an airplane...

Wow! Must Read.... An Open Letter to My Son About Closed Minds

Man sets house afire trying to kill spider with lighter, spray paint

Owen Jones: Iain Duncan Smith’s welfare reforms are disastrous – yet he’s still standing

Greenburgh range loses lease after stray-bullet mishap

Pro Russian Rebels Boasted About Downing Plane (UPDATE 23 Americans On Board)

Mideast-US diplomacy may be tiring

WTF ...51

Just a few more hours: Save the Internet!

Federal Judge Rejects Libous’ Motion For Details On Case

Ebola in Sierra Leone: battling sadness, fear and disgust on the frontline

Aamer Rahman (Fear of a Brown Planet) - Reverse Racism

FedEx indicted in prescription drug probe

Both Russia and the United States have a history of shooting down airliners by accident...

July 17, 1981

What Game Do You Want to Play featuring

Study: Political journalists opt for stenography over fact checking during presidential debates

Julian Assange Not Freed: 5 Issues to Consider

McCain: ‘Hell to pay’ if plane shot down

One of my favorite checkout clerks had some lipstick on two of her teeth.

About Malaysia

Unconfirmed Report (Sorry) High-Profile AID Researchers & Scientists Were Passengers On Downed Plane

Jason Biggs (anyone remember him) thinks 300 dead people in a plane is an opportunity to make a joke

Obama Promises Ukraine President Immediate Assistance On Downed Jet

UPDATED: Clinton: It 'Had To Be' Ukraine Separatists Who Shot Down The Plane

The Cliven Bundy Copycat Militia Movement

'Christian constitutionalist' ...another tennessee wacko congress wannabe

Pro-Russian rebels seize black box, send it to Russia for investigation

Omaha girl's 'Terrific Turkey Tacos' earn her a trip to White House, meeting with Michelle Obama

McCain to Russia: "There'll be hell to pay." Reagan to McCain: "You're a dumbass."

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Friday, 18 July 2014

Kali appreciation thread. She's my favorite DU country battleax.

VP Joe Biden Rocks Netroots By Telling Progressives The Country Needs Them

Sick. Headache, fever, achy. Blech.

Op-Ed: My Outline for a Solution in Gaza

The Ukraine is a testing ground for new toys....