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Archives: August 12, 2014

Three dissident Jewish orgs to hold silent vigil during 50 Jewish orgs’ memorial to Israeli dead

June the best yet for recreational pot sales in Colorado

What Dreams May Come....

"...rockin' you from the Delta to the DMZ!"

My two Favorites... Robin's last appearance on Letterman, I think

US jobs rose since '08 crisis, but pay is 23% less: report

This is Getting some Legs:

"Sadistic & Grotesque": Noam Chomsky on How Israel Limits Food & Medicine in Occupied Gaza

For those who need help

Noam Chomsky on BDS and How the Israeli Occupation is "Much Worse Than Apartheid"

Orlando bans discrimination against transgenders

Robin Williams- Man of the Year...I was still dreaming he'd be president one day

NATO Sees 'High Probability' Of Russian Invasion Of Ukraine

Attorney who represented Trayvon Martin's family will now represent family of man killed by Missouri

Robin Williams: "Please support my friend's autism awareness project!" in April 2014.

O Captain! My Captain!

Tears for Mr. Williams

Isis consolidates

Washington Post :Republicans running away from House GOP

John Oliver Destroys The Payday Loan Industry

Half Of Americans Believe In Medical Conspiracy Theories

Celebrities react to Robin William's death.

The word "genius" is bandied about all too freely. But we lost one today.

Caddies Brawl During Australian Open

Ku Klux Klan Seizing On Anti-Immigrant Sentiment To Draw New Members

Being Human, Robin Williams

The jury system doesn't work...

got comcast? slash xfinity? try signing into your email...

Robin Williams/Carol Burnett skit


Star Trek in the Park- All in the Family on stage

Faux "news" is even telling O'Keefe to "Give it a rest."

What will your verse be?

Good Will Hunting..........

Statement by the President on the Passing of Robin Williams ****BOG Post****

Robin Williams, I wish for your freedom.

Robin Williams and Christopher Reeve were great friends who met at Julliard

Robin Williams: one of the late night guests worth staying up for ...

PBS with Christine Pepper and 3 others We note the passing of Robin Williams.

The hell with it.

Red States Pressured To Expand Medicaid As Care Contrasts Emerge

really hope a post i made in gd doesn't get me

SAG-AFTRA Mourns The Loss Of Robin Williams

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Exodus & a new kitteh gif

Thread for your favorite Robin Williams quotes

Another Unarmed Black Teen Shot by Militarized Police

Rest in Peace, Mr. Williams

Robin Williams on the next to last Tonight Show w/ Bette Midler

Ballmer bucks swell gun initiative warchest to $3.381 million

For US Veterans

Robin Williams: Friend of Human Rights

Obama Responds To Robin Williams' Death: 'He Was One Of A Kind'

WTF with Marc Maron - Robin Williams Interview (2010)

Robin Williams appearing on the the final Tonight Show with Johnny Carson.

Robin Williams - Weed.

Name change

this man renews my faith in humanity...

OK DUers you need this laugh - I am in pain from laughing at this

Massive toxic algae bloom headed towards Florida shore

The DEA Paid An Amtrak Secretary $854,460 for Free Passenger ListsArticle title

Kaiser cuts Obamacare rates 1.4% for 2015; Anthem hikes rates 4.6%

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Tuesday, 12 August 2014

Morning Plum: Republicans running away from House GOP

Post Here: Favorite Robin Williams Movie/TV role

The mania of comic genius

Group hug thread...

"Phosphorus and Freedom" by Paul Krugman at the NY Times

Argentina calls for U.S. intervention in its debt battle

Chief: Police killed California robbery hostage

World Bank again criticized for investments in Honduras

The Fisher King is on Netflix Digital.

Colleen Hanabusa cites ‘irregularities’ in Hawaii vote

'Silent Grief: Living in the Wake of Suicide', in light of the loss of Robin, this book helped me

Best Robin Clips

Robin gave us all so much. A favorite of ours was Fern Gully, The Last Rainforest

Keiser Report: BananaRepublicazation

Robin Williams was on WTF with Marc Maron in 2010 (here)

What a great tribute to Robin Williams

"When She Talks, Banks Shudder"

The Tears Of A Clown

President Obama Responds To Robin Williams' Death: 'He Was One Of A Kind'

What glorious dreams they will be.

Robin Williams and I used to run at the same track.

"FCC considering more transparency for political ads"

The episode of "Hotel Hell" with me in it just finally aired

Did HPV Vaccine Kill 12 Year Old Girl?

France Dumps Abortion Restrictions, Will Cover the Cost of All First Trimester Abortions

France Dumps Abortion Restrictions, Will Cover the Cost of All First Trimester Abortions

James O'keefe wants America to fear Osama bin Laden crossing over from Mexico

Women Want the Global Gag Rule Gone for Good

Women Want the Global Gag Rule Gone for Good

Report: Philly Has Edge to Host 2016 Democratic National Convention (DNC)

Fox News runs fake Mrs. Doubtfire footage to "honor" Robin Williams

You know you live in a small town when...

Damn! President Obama's got me welling-up again

Fox News’ Chris Wallace Derides NBC's ‘Lousy’ Treatment of David Gregory

Australia to sign 25-year US Marine agreement

Physicists make 'tractor beam' in water

Will the GOP ever win another presidential election?

Homo floresiensis is not Distinct Human Species, Suggests New Research

Violence flares again in Missouri town where police shot teen

Harassment in Science, Replicated

please don't kick my political threads up right now . . .

6500 year old skeleton from Ur discovered in basement at Penn Museum

Has Shark Week jumped the shark?

Veterans Crisis Line "Commitments" PSA

(California) State Supreme Court yanks Citizens United measure from ballot

65+ years ago, a seven year old boy…

My favorite Robin Williams movie was perhaps the least known...

Just as I thought, Freeper blames Obama for Robin Williams' suicide...

MMA Fighter and men's rights activist allegedly beats girlfriend nearly to death.

There is a common element in the passing of Robin Williams, P S Hoffman, H Ledger, M Jackson...

Nanu Nanu.

I’m tired of White people and the Media pretending that there isn’t a war on Black people

The Black Lab named LADY -- she walked 30 miles to get rejected at her home... THEN GETS ADOPTED!!

I have just seen the most incredibly moving and intense and compelling piece of reporting...

The Academy’s Tweet In Memory Of Robin Williams Is Really A Tearjerker

Have Sex Offender Laws Gone Too Far?


My reaction to the death of Robin Williams.

To correct the record, I posted a thread about Hillary in 2008 threatening the use of nuclear

I think that there is a BIG difference between Gregory and Todd!

Why I'm on the brink of burning my Israeli passport

Keystone XL's Climate Impact Worse Than Thought: Study

In Stand for Free Press, Pulitzer Journalists Declare Support for James Risen

Purer-than-pure silicon solves problem for quantum tech (BBC)

No Safe Place: How Cities Are Making It Illegal to be Homeless

This just seems an appropriate song with which to end the night with

Employee Safety Top Concern For QuikTrip Management After St. Louis Riots

Hillary should forget about reviving the DLC playbook- the RW will *never* accept her

The 15 US Cities Where Poverty Is Soaring Fastest

Watched MSNBC tonight regarding Robin Williams. They were all talking about his depression. I

Robin Williams as VILLAIN in "Insomnia". (VIDEO)

I got out of a crisis center tonight

Yazidi Rescued from ISIS (CNN Video in English)

You could be wealthy and never want for material things...

Russia Sending Aid Convoy To Ukraine Despite Western Warnings Of 'Invasion Pretext'

James Lipton (on Lawrence tonight): "Robin was Pagliacci"

Power struggle on Baghdad streets as Maliki replaced but refuses to go

Criminalizing Homelessness & Poverty. How Low Can We Go?

Janis Joplin - Me and Bobby Mc Gee

New York Prosecutors Charge Payday Lenders With Usury

Robin Williams' Amnesty International commercial.

The "Pagliacci 'joke'" as told in "Watchmen" (particularly germane tonight)

Robin Williams - Weapons of Self Destruction

Pioneering new injection to cure heart failure without need for major surgery

Thom Hartmann debates immigration and border security with Minuteman Project leader

Mork From Ork Suspenders

A fruit of neocon adventures: ISIS militants using Yazidi women as sex and domestic slaves.

America's Allies Are Funding ISIS

Hillary blames Obama for the rise of ISIS.

Because clearly we should be appeasing the religious on our show.

Classic Clip - Robin Williams on Real Time - "Gannon-Gate"

Ferguson-area businesses cope with aftermath of weekend riot

Police admit that hostage was killed by cops while shooting at bank robbery suspects

Religion without a church? Humanism almost qualifies

Robin Williams in What Dreams May Come - I'm Sorry... (VIDEO)

Robin Williams greatest ever live skit... How the Scots Invented Golf!....

LGBT Population in U.S. Significantly Less Religious

Is the United States Even a Democracy?

'End times' radio host: Ebola pandemic might be solution to 'problems' of homosexuality, atheism

Evidence for Pre-Clovis Inhabitants of Americas Emerges from Sea Floor

From - An open letter for the people in Gaza

A bad person

Why was this post locked as off-topic?

“Good Morning, Afghanistan!” Robin Williams entertaining the Troops, 2007

Photo of the Day

The Long Knives Come out in Baghdad

'They're Killing Us': The Disturbing Rise of the Islamic State

The Spoils of War: Violence in Gaza Leads to Youth Radicalization

Caliphate puts men to the meat-grinder

Texas court rules against homeschoolers who expected rapture and stopped teaching kids

Amtrak riders: DEA improperly paid secretary nearly $900,000 for your confidential info

Ebola: Spanish priest infected in Liberia dies

If only The Church cared as much about pedophiles as porn stars

Reality TV star Josh Duggar warns conservative Christians of Obama’s gay-friendly agenda

Benham Brothers hug GOP governors, talk LGBT suppression

Federal judge rules that U.S. can keep surveillance court orders secret

Charles Koch’s plan to fix the economy: Destroy minimum wage and ‘addictive’ welfare

Anybody goint to watch Legends with Sean Bean?

Okla. church lets convicted rapist attend kid’s event because ‘God can change people’

"Fisher King" 1991 - Robin Williams, Jeff Bridges

As Washington DC Remains Gridlocked, Cities Are Shifting Toward Progressive Politics

GOHMERT FACTORIES: Texas court rules against homeschoolers who expected rapture and stopped teaching

The most liberal and conservative big cities in America, in one chart.

If only The Church cared as much about pedophiles as porn stars

The Obama Conspiracy-O-Rama

NC Klan rally drowned out by protesters who ‘always wanted to talk trash to a grand dragon’

World heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis’ mentor undergoing sex change

What will your verse be?

Slowpoke Toon: Getting Burned

White Students No Longer the Majority in U.S Public Schools

My moongate attempt:

Virginia has the fastest Internet in the US, while Alaska has the slowest

TRAGEDY: 15 Year Old Girl Run Over While Sunbathing in Driveway Dies

Children of the Monroe Doctrine: The Militarized Roots of America's Border Calamity

Pat Robertson discusses plan to impeach Obama over Iraq: ‘Intervene, Lord! Send the angels!’

Solution to Iraq Quagmire Is Peace With Iran, Says Ex-Colin Powell Adviser

Florida ' Man ' Beats Girlfriend Who 'Cheated' in His Dreams

The Black Hole That Ate Everything

Tancredo Says 'Join A Militia' If Republicans Don't Impeach Obama

US soldier save British Colonel's life

Puffing Billy

The first GPS

Robin Williams '07

Russian aid convoy 'will not be admitted into Ukraine'

Did Someone Say 'Revolution'? | Mickey Z.

Hashtag Genocide: Why Gaza Fought Back | Ramzy Baroud

'Nature's God' explores the religious underpinnings, or lack thereof, of the American Revolution

From peyote to sex: Religious liberty fight recast

Does Obama know something we don't know about the Supreme Court

I'm sure that he didn't anticipate THAT…

When I taught in the '80s, I entered a psych ward for depression in the middle of one year.

This picture tweeted by The Academy (Oscars) about Robin Williams is beyond poignant:

Uganda president not keen on rushing anti-gay law

Depression will kill you, I know

Meet the women of the men’s rights movement: Why they see feminism as a “personality disorder”

Man Arrested for Rescuing Dogs From Abandoned Home

Robin Williams’s inexhaustible comic force: An eccentric, electric performer who fought his demons o

Exclusive: Obama Told Lawmakers Criticism of His Syria Policy is 'Horsesh*t'

Iran's New Gay Executions

Caliphate puts men to the meat-grinder

Rick Santorum Is Kinda Coming Back for 2016

Tuesday Toon Roundup 1: Farewell, Mr. Williams

Tuesday Toon Roundup 2: Iraq, again and again

Tuesday Toon Roundup 3: The Rest

Absolute insanity: Farmers using Colorado River water to grow alfalfa for export to China!

Super Bowl Champion Swats Away Fox Host's Criticism Of Michelle Obama.

Textile manufacturing returns to Carolinas – by way of China

Mike Luckovich Toon: Bush and Obama

DEVASTATING!!! eyewitness account of Micheal Brown incident before he was shoot by cop

Who rules America?

Attorney General asks Court to adopt new policy formulated in response to B’Tselem’s petition,

Why do GW deniers deny?

For us, grieving for Robin Williams...

Fox News host labels Robin Williams ‘such a coward’ over alleged suicide

Story Of The Fisher King

Becky Hammon on being Spurs assistant coach: 'Why couldn't I be the first?'

Feds approve power transmission line along Hudson

Raptors fined $25,000 for Drake comments on Kevin Durant

Greg Oden now faces felony charge, too

The case for the Nuggets exploring a Roy Hibbert trade

Sources: Marion meets with Pacers

Watchdog follow: State to take back graveyard

DU Lounge now has a place for your kids - The DU Playground now open...

KRUGMAN: In short-we’re giving huge sums to the financial industry while receiving little or nothing

Noam Chomsky: Israel’s Actions in Palestine are "Much Worse Than Apartheid" in South Africa

Columbia Liberal-Arts Faculty Fret Over Funding

The New Racism - This is how the civil rights movement ends

President Obama: Robin Williams was an airman, a doctor, a genie, a nanny, a president, a professor,

Luckovich: Leadership

There's a way to talk to women who don't know you from Jack the Ripper, and that ain't it.

How to avoid investing in 'evil' companies

TISA’s secret trade negotiations quietly restructure our global economy

TPM: Obama Reportedly Smacked Down Criticism Of His Syria Policy As 'Horsesh*t'

Dr. Housing Bubble 08/11/14

N.Y. agency to revise plans for new Adirondack lands

Keiser Report: BananaRepublicazation

Can you see the problem here? #Ferguson

"There is no sanity clause" (Chico Marx). . . . Please come CAPTION Fox's Rod Wheeler!!!

Public Advocate Letitia James proposes body cameras for NYPD cops on patrol

California Drought Leaves Farmworkers Hung Out to Dry

In defense of black rage: Michael Brown, police and the American dream

‘Good Will Hunting’ Bench in Boston Public Garden Becomes Robin Williams Memorial

Interesting thought from a most interesting woman.

World record attempt

A New Super-Strain of Drug-Resistant Bacteria Is on the March in the Midwest

We can call off the wars!

"The Republican Healthcare Plan For America's Wilderness Areas"

Listened to this last night after hearing about Robin Williams

Primary Day in Minnesota.

Michael Brown Shooting Once Again Exposes Racist Media

Anti-LGBT preacher yells a lot at Virgin Islands gov. candidate

Comcast and Time Warner Cable Spend Thousands to Honor Commissioner Who Will Decide Merger

The ‘mugging’ of America by a GOP president

Behold Little League Sensation, Mo'Ne Davis,

Charles Manson To Marry

Cheaper, More Addictive, and Highly Profitable: How Crack Took Over NYC in the '80s

Yuri Sucart Faces a Decade in Prison After Years of Doing A-Rod's Dirty Work

Tough times

Fox's Chris Wallace feels sorry for David Gregory....

DC news crew robbed while reporting on app that identifies ‘sketchy’ neighborhoods

NYCLU Weighs in on Facebook Search Warrants in New York Court

Good article from Cracked: Why Funny People Kill Themselves

Next Time Someone Says Women Aren't Victims Of Harassment, Show Them This.

This meme is pretty sad but true

Guardian UK - Robin Williams's Death: A Reminder that Suicide and Depression Are Not Selfish

Seriously, what happened to the Iraq army we spent trillions on?

ROBIN WILLIAMS: "What will your verse be?"

Preserve Free Tuition At Cooper Union

I feel as if I've lost a dear old friend.

Mental Illness Can Be Terminal

Pic Of The Moment: "We Are Paying The Price For Withdrawal"

The Women of the Men's Rights Movement

'I have no sympathy for Hamas,' Obama says

Atlas Shrugged III: Who Is John Galt? Film Still Coming - First Trailer

Noam Chomsky: Israel’s Actions in Palestine are "Much Worse Than Apartheid" in South Africa

City launches ad campaign to promote HPV vaccinations for kids

What's happened, happened.

Emerging technology: First person hyperlapse video

US stocks waver in early trading

'Washington acts only when its agenda is at stake'

Democrats will spend nearly $1M on ads to attack Rep. Michael Grimm

Peter K. Rosenthal re-reviews 'Dirty Dancing' from 1987

Pay Gap Reports Much Worse Than The Report Indicates. Global Wage Parity In The Future.

Zelda Williams: "You - you alone have the one else has them..I'll try to keep looking up"

August 12, 1892

Another day, another critter in the house. Yesterday the 2nd spider, today a bat

Robin Williams at the 2004 Tour de France!

WTF ...85

Rand Paul on abortion: Civilization will collapse unless fetuses get personhood rights

Robin Williams & Jonathan Winters

I wonder how long it will take FOX

American "rescue boots on the ground", to shepherd dying innocents from the face of a mountain...

Koppell Mailer Compares Klein To His Pet Iguana

Christie's blunders

Obama tries to motivate Democrats with Supreme Court warning

The pursuit of happiness...

Why is it when GOP philosophy fails so completely..

Powerful Hashtag Brilliantly Destroys How the Media Portrays Murdered Black Men

When It Comes To Feminism, It's Good To Be Bad.

The Rude Pundit - On Robin Williams; On Depression

Reports Of Skin Falling Off Salmon After Mount Polley Mine Spill

Job Openings in U.S. Increase to Highest Level Since 2001

Maliki Bid to Block Successor Escalates Crisis in Iraq

(S.D.)-Bets Are On To Guess How Many People Will Die At The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

Norway ‘Ready to Act’ as Putin Sanctions Spark Fallout Probe

23 Female Cartoonists On Drawing Their Bodies (NSFW)

Why isn't there a more robust effort to organize an international response to the plight of Kurds

"Holy crap! I'm in the wrong San Jose!"

Potential silver lining

"Nobody wants to take your guns..."

France Urges Europe to Arm Kurds to Battle Islamic State

Civilians in Abandoned McDonald’s Seize Control of Wandering Space Satellite

Militants Hold Seven Iraq Oil Fields After Syria Blitz, IEA Says

Hillary Clinton, Barbed and Bellicose

Twitter campaign backfires on FSU (it was about the asshat Winston)

Putin to visit Crimea August 13-14, chair on-site Security Council meeting in Sevastopol

Robin Williams Leaves Behind Four Unreleased New Movies Coming Out

Student Debt Threatens the Safety Net for Elderly Americans

Why is it that Dem voters don't embolden candidates to stay left?

Latest communication from We Are Market Basket

Now that there is a very big discussion going on about depression

CO Republican: Fracking is okay, it’s natural for water to burn. ‘Indians’ used it for warmth

A selection of Robin Williams jokes

St. Louis Riots as Killings by Police Touch Off Fury Across U.S.

Maliki signals he’ll step aside peacefully, easing tensions in Baghdad

Ferguson police won’t identify officer who shot and killed Michael Brown

Rutgers Postpones Seismic Study Until Next Year

a darkness visible

David Axelrod Throws Shade At Hillary Clinton For 'Stupid Stuff' Comment

"Perfect Sense". Very good movie.

Sale of Clippers officially closes; Ballmer becomes new owner

Axelrod Slams Clinton for Obama Criticism

O Captain! My Captain!

Black and Unarmed: Men Without Weapons Killed by Law Enforcement

Why haven't we demanded stronger gun laws?

Iraq crisis: New Prime Minister named, but Nouri al-Maliki refuses to stand down without a fight

Dire Obamacare Prediction Falls Hilariously Flat

NY judge to encourage settlements of GM lawsuits

Fox News host labels Robin Williams ‘such a coward’ over alleged suicide

the rental computer at Staples makes more than the poeple that work there

Watch Robin Williams Converse With Koko the Gorilla and Be Charmed

CNN: U.S. Considers More Military Advisers For Iraq

Kansas man shoots wife in the head after mistaking her for a burglar

Concealed permit holder reacts to 'loud bang' at Wal-Mart

HoF Thread: Rape play is NOT rape. *trigger warning*

From "I f*cking love science"

IG finds ethical lapses with veterans counselors

Helicopter Carrying Yazidis Crashes in Iraq: Report

Texas Border Sheriff Says Rick Perry Throwing Region "Under the Bus for His Own Political Gain"

Texas Border Sheriff Says Rick Perry Throwing Region "Under the Bus for His Own Political Gain"

Welcome Back To Iraq Fear-Mongering, Brought To You By John Mccain And Co

Report: Koch Group Cuts Over $1 Million In Michigan Senate Race Spending

Gaza's children: 'Israel is creating a new generation of enemies'

‘What is wrong with you?’: GOP official’s Robin Williams remarks spark Twitter outrage

Groups Slam Campbell Brown’s Republican Registration

How the world first met Robin Williams...

Israel’s new lawyer: Hillary Clinton

Whole Paycheck...I mean Whole Foods caught lying again...

Remembering Mr. Williams - this reporter's personal encounter.

(Abramoff scandal) Court upholds former congressional staffer's conviction

Pentagon May Send More Advisers to Iraq

AP reporting some 45,000 Kurds have been provided 'safe passage' out of the mountains by Syrians

Miguel Pajares Dies: Spanish Missionary Was Infected With Ebola Virus In Liberia

Greek tomb at Amphipolis is 'important discovery' (BBC)

Thom Hartmann: Another Unarmed Black Teen Shot by Militarized Police

Robin Williams' Most Spiritual Role: How 'What Dreams May Come' Offered A Glimpse Into The Afterlife

Ebola is sign of the "endtimes..."

Would Hitler have won World War II if he had left Russia alone?

Gregory Crawford's Weekly Rant -- Accountability --

how do I make large letters for a cork trivet I'm trying to make.....

Tomalis brags about his "rigorous oversight of cybercharter schools" in resignation letter

Vatican Urges Muslim Leaders To Condemn The Islamic State Formerly Known As ISIS

Just saw on discussionist...

Report: Robin Williams Was Troubled By Financial Woes After Two Divorces

In your anger at the party, don't forget the real victims. (Please vote.)

While we can never condone rioting in Ferguson

Obama slams reporters Right Wing adopted talking point as bogus and wrong

The Military Absolutely Loved Robin Williams

Koch Industries' HILARIOUS "Unbelievably Epic Social Media Mega-Fail" (BuzzFeed)

EFSA rejects French move to ban GM crop in Europe

Catholic university raises minimum wage to $15 per hour

Gov. Cuomo's campaign fund to pay for Israel trip

How many have suffered from depression and contemplated suicide at least once?

Cincy Tennis Thread...with a spoiler

Christians in the Caliphate: The Islamic State (Part 4)

‘Sons of Guns’ reality TV star arrested on child molestation charge

The Rude Pundit: We're Lucky There Aren't More Riots

Did you know that Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson Was a Muscle-Bound Wrestler???

Suicide by hanging :(

There are all manner of debilitating medical conditions.

Honda drops off ‘most vulnerable incumbent’ list

10 Poverty Myths, Busted

Let's talk about Yoga? from Jack Trammell

Panda triplets unveiled in Chinese zoo (BBC)

"Thank God I'm Atheist" The Podcast

MoveOn Warns Clinton After Knocking Obama On Foreign Policy

Lunch lady rises to teachers union leader and takes on all comers, bluntly

The Time The Troops Turned Their Backs On Robin Williams

Making his warm, psychotic nut. . . . Please come CAPTION Fox's Keith Ablow!!!!

Is this a bug in the process?

If Ebola Arrives In The U.S., Stopping It May Rely On Controversial Tools

Who else has seen "Parade's End"?

Pat Robertson: Prosecuting Bob McDonnell For Corruption Is 'Destroying This Nation'

Fox's Shep Smith Sorry For Saying Robin Williams' Death Was Cowardly

I just trashed a thread.

Amnesty Intl: "This is not the Bush administration, this is torture happening under Obama"

Rand Paul’s foreign policy fraud: Where’s the supposed anti-interventionist now?

Discussion of methods of taking ones life can lead to 'contagion'

Senior Iranian Official Congratulates New Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi

US budget deficit falls to $95 billion in July

The Horrors Inside And Outside Of Gaza - Rania Khalek Discusses

MN Politician Responds To Williams’ Death With Campaign Tweet

Despite foreign policy criticism, Clinton to meet with Obama at Martha’s Vineyard party

"Teen Convicted in Steubenville Rape Back on Football Roster"

Russian aid convoy heads for Ukraine amid doubts over lorries' contents

Police Release More Details On Robin Williams' Death

Cheeky airline passengers avoid $130 charge for having excess luggage… by WEARING all their clothes

NARAL Undercover Audio: Intimidation Tactics of Texas Anti-Abortion Group. Tracking license plates?

Fox’s Dr. Keith Ablow Attacks Michelle Obama’s Weight: ‘She Needs To Drop A Few’

Jerry Coyne: Robin Williams, Depression & Stephen Fry

Attorney: Manning not receiving hormone therapy

Diner selectively offers 15% discount for "Praying in Public"

Poignant joke re Robin Williams.

Family believes excessive force by Port Arthur police caused man's death


chasing the moon...catching the sun

Hillary Clinton Called Obama To Say She Wasn't Trying To Attack Him

Why is MoveOn bashing Hillary?

For Robin- Tears of a Clown

NPR Is Laundering CIA Talking Points to Make You Scared of NSA Reporting

Atlantic: Invest 94L ; Pacific: Tropical Storm Julio, Invest 99E,

Extreme Rains Swamp Detroit

Repukes trying to split the "Do-Nothing Congress" and blame it all on Senate Dems

If the cons want another "police action" I want to see a draft with NO exceptions for the powerful

"...and in the end it meant..."

Reward and Punishment in the Brain (study covered by Steven Novella)

Study: Reward and Punishment in the Brain (And its relationship to depression)

Why I Agree With An Atheist on Israel

Letitia James Will Represent Unaccompanied Immigrant Children in Court

Five Facts You Need to Know about Iraq, its Religious Minorities, & ISIS

Pope Could Seek to Fix Church's Troubled Relationship With China

Just Voted, and you?

"I used to think the worst thing in life was to end up all alone. It's not."

Bill Bratton: Minority Communities Want More Policing

"Cowardly, Selfish"

NRCC Launches Fake News Sites to Attack Democratic Candidates

How to confuse the impeach Obama folks?

No more Bill Simmons on NBA Countdown on ESPN

Kennedy Center Honorees: All from the entertainment industry?

Hillary is telling us that her coalition is better than Obama's...

Nick Hanauer: Beware, fellow plutocrats, the pitchforks are coming

Tennessee Titans receiver Justin Hunter says he's not a 'JAG'

The Koch Plan to Destroy the Economy

Bill de Blasio: It Doesn’t Matter That New York’s Not a Swing State

Man vs Dog: Food Eating Competition

Maserati patrol car raises police suspicions

Just irritated this afternoon by a pet peeve of mine

HAMAS SPOKESMAN: 'I Have Jewish Friends'

"The soap opera"

Chris Hedges: The Palestinians’ Right to Self-Defense

So the police refuse to release the name of the cop who shot Micheal Brown...

Judge upholds Maryland ban on assault weapons

Racism, the misuse of genetics and a huge scientific protest

Statement by the President on the Passing of Michael Brown ****BOG Post****

Zillow-Trulia will reduce the number of bad real estate agents

TX Wants to Allow Alcohol at Gun Shows

Church Cancels Gay Man's Funeral During His Wake

New York State Governments Are One of the Most Frequent Requesters of Twitter Account Information...

Yeah, so, fuck this fucking week.

FAA restricts flights over Ferguson -- WTF?

Is Hillary already running in the General Election

Ukrainian Forces Battle Separatists Near Donetsk: This Just In

REMINDER: You Are 'Shockingly' Terrible At Investing

has everyone seen the google doodle for today? a video for the perseid

Picture this in your neighborhood. On your sidewalk. I dare you.

dotty lynch, pollster who saw the gender gap, dead at 69

NYT Editorial: Cuomo Should *Debate* Teachout; Not Hide From Her

Dotty Lynch, Pollster Who Saw the Gender Gap, Is Dead at 69

Deleting all government emails violates Pennsylvania policy

Brazil firm proposes takeover of company accused of Colombia paramilitary connections

Brazil firm proposes takeover of company accused of Colombia paramilitary connections (Chiquita)

For all the uptight people around here lately.

UK Says To Suspend Some Israel Arms Exports If Gaza Truce Fails

More than 400K Colombian refugees live abroad: UN

Donald Trump sues JCOPE over its inaction on ethics complaint against Attorney General Schneiderman

OxyMoron Rush: Robin Williams killed himself because of his "political leftist" beliefs

A promise never broken is a strange thing indeed.

Kurds Welcome U.S. Help in Iraq, But Remember History of Betrayal

BREAKING: 100+ US Military Advisers Going to Iraq (New)

Why won't Facebook publish my "share" on Rush and his disgusting rant today? Raw

Sad news. Venezuelan star is missing and presumed dead.

Speaking of stupid stuff

Women's rights and their money: a timeline from Cleopatra to Lilly Ledbetter

Depression and religious belief; a comparison

Scientific American: "War Is Our Most Urgent Problem. Let’s Solve It" By John Horgan

Aladdin - Friend Like Me (Robin Williiams)

So real question, are we becoming the party of isolationism?

I just finished "Double Down" about the 2012 elections

Chile's Catholic Church Says Priest Stole Babies for Adoption

Chile's Catholic Church Says Priest Stole Babies for Adoption

I've concluded that if you say Suicide is cowardly or selfish, then you're not too bright.

this is what i did today....

Twitter: Norm Macdonald recalls 'funniest man in the world,' Robin Williams

Death Foretold: The inevitable outcome of bombing homes and inhabited and areas in Gaza

Democrat Youth Wing Fires Members Who Criticized Israel's Child Killings

Simply brilliant. An atheist vs. many theists.

DNCC calls consistently, but so far I've resisted sending money.

First female winner for Fields maths medal

‘Very sheltered’ homeschooled Texas teen guns down both of his parents: police

Street interactions with cops are all about race, age, class, and gender

If you build it Paula Deen will come

Human Rights Watch Daily Brief, 12 August 2014

Knitting group? KNITTING GROUP

Tuesday Evening Toons- More Robin Williams Tributes

St. Paul's atheists are coming out of the closet

LGBT Americans Are Less Religious Than Non-LGBT Americans, But Not Across The Board: Report

German Artists Say They Put White Flags on Brooklyn Bridge

WOW! Swedish Dad fed up with his sons' obsessions with violent Call of Duty computer game

WTF ...86

Robin Williams Death Spotlights The Growing Risk Of Suicides Among Baby Boomers

The police are already rolling out their coverup

In Midst of War, Israel Clamps Down on Internal Dissent

This Is One Of The Most Hilarious Feminist Statements I've Seen In Quite Some Time

Italian musician plays 100 of the most iconic bass lines throughout history in this rocking

Why There's a No-Fly Zone over Ferguson, Missouri?

Fourteen Things Not to Say to an Autistic Adult

Gov. Rick Scott: We Must Stand With Israel

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Wednesday, 13 August 2014

Short Film Portrays World Where Being Gay Is the Norm, Being ‘Straight’ Leads to Bullying

David Gregory Cut His Vacation Short In An Attempt To Save His Meet The Press Job

Jewish group asks France to rename 'Death to Jews' hamlet

I believe there can be and most likely will be a split within the Islamic State.

Egypt massacre was premeditated, says Human Rights Watch--equal to or worse than Tiananmen

Long dark night, it is back!

FATCA has been challenged in the Canadian Federal Court.

Squee Alert- Tiny Black Rail chick

Just greasing' the rails of commerce…...

LOL. The best pizza commercial ever.

Jon Stewart or Stephen Colbert could save Meet The Press. Who else could do it?

McDonald's on a plane?

OMG. This "future bike" just won a competition to be mass manufactured.

Another Atlantic City Casino To Close - The Revel

86% of all police stops in Ferguson, Missouri (2013) were of Black people

This Is The Terrifying Result Of The Militarization Of Police

Hey Rush...

A little item in the Science group

"Enter Pyongyang" An amazing look at the everyday people of North Korea

On Syria: Barack Obama is right - Hillary Clinton is wrong.

Obama administration sending 130 more advisers to Iraq (drip drip creep creep)

Wing Suiter Meets His Maker

The spectacular Perseid meteor shower should reach its peak on Tuesday night.

Fresh data shows U.S. jobs market tightening

I am very happy to announce the publication of two of my poems in Decanto!

Feds Bail on Protecting Wolverines

White House loosens restrictions on lobbyists

Texas anti-gay leader Jonathan Saenz’s ex-wife left him for another woman

Prince Saud: Israel has no right to self-defense

ROFL This will make your day. I think I've just found my new gym buddy.

US sends more military advisors to Iraq

NYT Editorial: Cuomo Should *Debate* Teachout; Not Hide From Her

Robin Williams Hanged Himself, Confirms Coroner

Campaign Mounts to Declassify 9/11 Report’s References to Alleged Saudi Involvement

Awww Squee to Infinity. Lion Cubs Give Hugs

Lauren Bacall dies at 89

Lauren Bacall has passed away

Lauren Bacall Dead at 89

"Where did they get Sarah Palin?"

130 More U.S. Troops to Iraq...There's Always Going to be an Excuse - This is Classic

FAA Bans Low Flying Aircraft Above Ferguson

"The Black Body is Always a Threat: White Racial Paranoia Killed Eric Garner"

IRAQ/KURDISTAN...."Behind the Scenes of Conflict"... OIL...MAPS and Background!