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Archives: January 9, 2015

She Was Keeping A Big Secret From Her Brother. After Her Father Died, Her Mom Finally Spilled It

The Way Stuart Scott Smacked Down a racist ESPN Exec in the 90s

LGBT over in video....

Boston is US pick to compete for 2024 Olympics


STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Friday, 9 January 2015

Powerful images over at Deviant Art; Je Suis Charlie

Obama to propose free community college program

Sam Seder: Pat Robertson Blames Corrupt Republican's Wife for His Crimes

American to face trial in Guatemala adoption case

"Causes of Wage Stagnation"

Extended version of Tamir Rice video shows aftermath; abhorrent behavior of cops.

TOON: NY Cop work slowdown blowback

Christie’s no good, very bad week

Crooks & Liars and Liberland Recirculate Addicting Info's "Romney Slapped Racketeering"

Lindsey Graham Blames President Obama For Terrorist Attack In France

Feds agree to seafood import rules aimed at protecting whales, dolphins

Sam Seder- Michele Bachmann: I Outsmarted Progressives!

Great Lakes Ice Coverage Update

DU a poll: Do you favor local governments passing right-to-work ordinances?

So if we're all agreed we can defame religions and their prophets

Majority Report: Right Wing Group Hilariously Attacks Net Neutrality

Brilliant Toon

Brothers sought in French attack were on US no-fly list

May I introduce you to Rocky.

Breathe, because I can't. I am in shock.

Jeans Made in the USA on SALE

Watch the Eiffel Tower go dark as Paris mourns.

Brownback campaign defends floating loan of $500,000 from Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer

Obama Proposes Free Community College Program

This pic's so gorgeous I'm posting the 1920x1200 high rez version

Jerusalem Post Op-Ed re: Charlie Hebdo terrorism murders

European Environmental Agency finds air pollution the leading environmental cause of death

Keeping DU members who are Muslim in my prayers because it has not been an easy 2 days...

This Christopher Dickey man

Mueller writes report NFL paid him to write ...


Rights, violence, trust and government

BDS Leaders Promote Anti-Semitic Conspiracy Theory Linking Mossad to Charlie Hebdo Atrocity

NYPD Keep up the good work!

Tell ya one thing about Christie here in SE Pennsylvania and South Jersey:

Subsidizing Contractor Misconduct

Subsidizing Contractor Misconduct

Subsidizing Contractor Misconduct

America's Most Wealthy Believe The Poors Have It Easy

There Are None So Blind As Those Who Will Not See

"Marriage as an institution is not so much threatened by same-sex couples as it is by...

Those fuckers murdered that little Rice boy new items & still UNION Made in the USA

Mayor asks Council to pass Second Amendment Resolution...

Just got called and asked for my opinions on a few issues

Russia Blamed, US Taxpayers on the Hook, as Fracking Boom Collapses

North Korea Seems to Be Closer to Missile-Launching Submarine

Palestine to join ICC on April 1

India betrays Palestine

FL Teachers Union Won’t Appeal In Voucher Legal Fight

Where do Muslims condemn violence? Here.

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Baby It’s Cold Outside! Best of Malloy & a new kittehs gif

Ukraine’s Jews fleeing to Israel as Russian support grows

What's for dinner, Thursday, January 8, 2015?

Chris Hedges and Eddie Conway: How Prisons Rip Off and Exploit the Incarcerated

TYT: Boner Goes Full Boss On Those Who Dared Vote Against Him

Nazi Cows

The GOP Bill to Define the 40-Hour Work Week Explained

The Guilt-Propelled Slavery of America’s Tipping Culture


Lancaster, Texas ISD police to teach students how not to die in confrontations with officers

Lancaster, Texas ISD police to teach students how not to die in confrontations with officers

Secular Talk- John Boehner: I'm 'Anti Establishment'

Obama to Unveil Proposal For Tuition-Free Community College

UDW has launched an online petition. Could you help us spread the word? (homecare workers)

Bill Aims to Bar Texas Clerks from Issuing Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

Read a quote that sounds like it could have been pulled straight from DU

“Slap her": children's reactions

Uh oh...

Will U.S. Jewish groups pivot left if Herzog wins?

We should not kill people for speech. But I am not Charlie Hebdo.

No One Murdered Because Of This Image

CBO’s Bad Math: Putting $7 Trillion of Notional Value of Derivatives in Taxpayer-Backstopped .......

Cleanup ongoing for 7,500-gallon oil spill near Victoria, Texas

Sedcular Talk: Elizabeth Warren Destroys Reaganomics In 1 Minute

And the award for Mom of The Year goes to...

"Birds" Actor Rod Taylor Has Died at 84

Oil billionaire Harold Hamm's ex-wife rejects handwritten $975 million divorce check

Rachel on THE Ensign and Doug Hampton scandal

The Islamic prohibition against any depiction of Mohammed

The One With The Gun Is A Terrorist - The One On The Ground Is A Muslim

Lipless Mitch just compared working with Obama to Saint Ronnie working with Russians in the Cold War

VERY cool video of one single day of UK air traffic.

450 Dogs to Be Evicted on Christmas Day - Massive International Protest UPDATE!!!!!

Four years ago today, @GabbyGiffords was shot.. here she is today in Phoenix AZ with Mark and POTUS

Corporations = cor-POOR-ations

Republican Death Panels for American citizens.

Terrorism persists because terrorism works. Terrorism works because we let it.

One Million Americans Could Be Dropped From Food Stamps Next Year

Holding the KXL Hostage

Pornhub star Mia Khalifa receives death threats after being ranked site's top adult actress

Somebody tell him this is not an Olympic sport.

Taxpayers on hook for up to $1 TRILLION due to Citi Rider in Cromnibus & Low Oil Prices?

We are all Charlie Hebdo, except those of us who aren't

For Charlie Hebdo

The NEW YORKER's next cover.....

Is there any reason to get a mortgage from Discover


Is there any reason to get a mortgage from Discover

Round Rock man sentenced to prison for pouring boiling water on wife


Andrae Crouch, legendary gospel figure, dies at 72

Can someone make this youtube video play backwards?

Charlie Hebdo's animal rights cartoons:

Paris Jewish institutions at maximum alert after Charlie Hebdo attack

Police detonate explosive device near Israeli Embassy in Uruguay

When Christie Tried To Bully Senator Lautenberg.....

Charlie Hebdo's Animal Rights Cartoons:

Actor Rod Taylor has died at 84

India MP Sakshi Maharaj: Hindus Must Have More Babies

STICKERS: Don't miss out 2 for $6 Elizabeth Warren PCCC

Bill Maher on Jimmy Kimmel talking about Charlie Hebdo Attack

Jello Biafra interviews UFO cult Unarius

David Brooks-I Am Not Charlie Hebdo

I guess open carry isn't for people of color...

Do you support laws against Holocaust denial?

Atlantis' Legendary Metal Found in Shipwreck

In light of Boston's Olympic bid: navigation

President Obama proposing free community college (VIDEO)

Fox’s Bob Beckel compares Islamic terror to dating your mixed-race girlfriend

US Slaps New Sanctions Against Venezuela: Why Now?

Govt Hiding Truth About Proper Diet. Food Consumption Would Drop 40% W/ Proper Eating.

Donald Trump is on Letterman, and...

Massive fraud in the Social Security Disability system!

1/07/2015 -- 6.7M earthquake strikes Panama + Dallas Texas earthquake SWARM


Florida cop botches 82 cases, including kids being raped...

Feds Agree to Implement Seafood Import Ban to Protect Whales and Dolphins

NY pays most for gas despite falling prices

46 examples of Muslim outrage about Paris shooting that Fox News can’t seem to find

Two Infants Too Young For Vaccinations Contract Measles From Unvaccinated People At Disneyland

This is on the Homepage of DU. This depicts the Populist Democrat soul of the democratic underground

In Fort Worth trial, Moncrief Oil seeks $1.37 billion from Russian firm

Three Georgia Men Charged With Domestic Terrorism..

Charlie:let'sdiscuss the image that supposedly tipped the scales

Former Rams DE Michael Sam gets engaged

TCM Schedule for Friday, January 9, 2015 -- Friday Night Spotlight - Neil Simon

When the United States Government Broke Relations with Cuba

When the United States Government Broke Relations with Cuba

Self-Determination and Cuba

Mississippi town repeals anti-discrimination resolution in secret

Faith Jackson of Altrincham, England reads 942 books in a year

Judge: Carlyle Group 'calling the shots' with Montana water company

University Of Oregon Is Being Sued For Recruiting Player Previously Accused Of Sexual Assault

Firefox 21.0 not supported

Sadly The French Terrorists Could Be Out Of The Country By Now.

BBC finds Russians fighting in Ukraine

Who here has had the flu this season?

France was gripped by tension even before the shootings at Charlie Hebdo

rock legends pose with their parents (in the 1970s)

Heckler at London, Ontario show calls Bill Cosby a rapist

Wikileaks: ‘Jewish pro-censorship lobby’ legitimized attacks on Charlie Hebdo

The U.S. military is back training troops in Iraq, but it’s a little different this time

Bushwick Coffee Shop Whose Owner Posted Antisemitic Remarks Has Closed

Mall of America is threatening to prosecute Black Lives Matter organizers - petition

David Cameron will refuse TV debates if Greens excluded

Jewish Cartoonist Georges Wolinski Among the Dead in Paris Terrorist Attack

Most MS Patients Who Received Stem Cell Transplants Still in Remission Years Later

Charlie Hebdo Paris shooting: Shots fired and 'hostages taken' in Kouachi brothers manhunt

Daily Holidays -January 9

End to Cuba Embargo Urged by New Agriculture Lobby Coalition

End to Cuba Embargo Urged by New Agriculture Lobby Coalition

Aspiring Politician Hopes Government Leaves Some Women’s Rights For Him To Gut One Day

Deadly Super Rainbow Tears Through West Coast

Schlubs From U.S., China Meet In Lowest-Level Talks

I endorse Gavin Newsom for Senator

Virginia didn’t wait to have a relationship with Cuba

Virginia didn’t wait to have a relationship with Cuba

BREAKING: Police in shootout with terrorist brothers NE of Paris (now holed up in building)

You and your wretched cartoon god - By Mark Morford

Britain First: inside the extremist group targeting mosques

10 Insane Right-Wing Reactions to the Charlie Hebdo Massacre

Europe's moral tightrope on Islam

What Sarah Palin's Latest Meltdown Tells Us About Conservatives' Victimization Fantasies

Art Spiegelman, legendary cartoonist, On Democracy Now, talks about the French massacre,

Do Republicans misunderstand Social Security, or just feign ignorance?

Another 2'-3' of snow expected in the Southtowns (Buffalo, New York)

Museum in Mexico celebrates 224th anniversary of the discovery of the Aztec Sun Stone

Museum in Mexico celebrates 224th anniversary of the discovery of the Aztec Sun Stone

An Invitation to Connect with Satan at CES 2015

Juan Cole: What’s the Real Reason Al Qaeda Attacked ‘Charlie Hebdo’?

Sri Lanka's Rajapaksa suffers shock election defeat

For all the cheerleaders who thought overthrowing Qaddafi was such a great idea

Former Miami Dolphins player Rob Konrad swims 9 miles after falling off boat

Anyone saying that the Massacre in France was a "false-flag"

Bill Cosby Makes Rape Allegations Part Of His Act

Saudi blogger Badawi 'flogged for Islam insult'

Arizona sheriff's lawyers ask judge not to pursue contempt charges

Poor clients pay just to apply for a public defender

How White Liberals Used Civil Rights to Create More Prisons

London imam Abu Hamza to be sentenced for U.S. terrorism conviction

Executives plead not guilty over West Virginia chemical spill: media

Survey: Arabs and Jews share Israeli pride, shaky faith in gov’t

Charlie Hebdo Is Heroic and Racist

If you're having trouble digesting the news about the French terror attacks, think of it like this.

Deal in first privately run NHS hospital collapsing

Depression is far more complex than patients were led to believe

How California Bested Texas

Idaho Plans to Fine Feds for Not Shipping Nuclear Waste

Collective Bargaining’s Erosion Expanded the Productivity–Pay Gap

Stocks mostly higher ahead of US jobs report as oil steadies

New hostage situation reported in Paris grocery

Al-Jazeera reporting a link btwn Charlie Ebdo shootings and killing of Police Officer yesterday


Vermonters Launch Sit-In At Statehouse Demanding Universal Health Care 'Now!'

California governor to propose spending on education, rainy day fund

The right-wing domestic terror plot you didn’t hear about this week

BREAKING (AJE): Armed man holding hostages at Kosher supermarket in Paris

Obama announces proposal for two free years of community college

The Xinjiang/Chechnya correlation

British Empire's symbolic return

'We are slowly dying here': Syrian refugees suffer in storm-hit Lebanon

Republicans are like quack doctors who prescribe their own poisonous concoctions for patients

Men Can Live 20 Years Longer... But There's A High Cost

Just breaks my heart to seem my dogs pick up their paws in pain from the salt

Progressives Seek Control Of The Democratic Party

Congress must fight for FOIA in 2015

Date set for highest-level US-Cuba talks in decades

'Burned to the ground': Boko Haram razes at least 16 Nigerian villages

Taliban 'reject offer of Afghan government posts'

30 years later, 'Back To The Future' car in legal battle

Australian Winemakers Fear "Ashtray Vintage" - Whole Crops Tainted By Smoke From Huge Bushfires

Sharpening Contradictions: Why al-Qaeda attacked Satirists in Paris

Rural Indians Ride Punjab's "Cancer Train" For Treatment; Pesticide Overuse Suspected, But Uncertain

U.S., Iran To Hold Bilateral Nuclear Talks Next Week

My son's kitty won't stop nursing on my neck.

Feds - Freedom Industries Knew For Years Before MCHM Spill Of Multiple Tank Farm Problems

El Super boycott kicks off as union, workers seek better benefits

New iPod mini, random 'ping' sound.

Payroll employment rises by 252,000 in December; unemployment rate declines to 5.6%

BC Govt. Dumps Northern Gateway Tar Sands Pipeline: "Trust Me Is Not Good Enough In This Case"

Russia Blamed, US Taxpayers on the Hook, as Fracking Boom Collapses

Don’t interfere with strike, police told

Say "when."

U.S. #Republicans Charlie Hebdo: Don’t blame this bloodshed on France’s Muslims | Nabila Ramdani htt

Worse Than Keystone: The pipeline project you’ve never heard of

Liam Neeson prank calls ex-boyfriend of his movie daughter

Single payer supporters protest on floor of House before Gov. Shumlin's inaugural address

Friday TOON Roundup 1 - Dishonoring your God

New research outlines global threat of smoldering peat fires

Cosby jokingly warns woman about drinking around him during show

Friday TOON Roundup 2 - This machine mocks Fascists

The Police Were Created to Control Working Class and Poor People, Not ‘Serve and Protect’

'Selma' showing at Carolina Theater Fri-Sat-Sun

Two Killed in New Paris Hostage Standoff at Kosher Grocery Shop

Friday TOON Roundup 3 - The Rest

Technion researchers find exposure to nanoparticles may threaten heart health

The slaughter of 12 innocents in Paris (justifiably) receives universal condemnation,

Beyond the minimum: What’s next for raising wages?

Breathing in diesel exhaust leads to changes “deep under the hood” (epigenetic changes)

AirAsia plane crash: pings detected in search for black box

Hebdo Fallout: Greater Odds of Frexit (France euro exit) as Marine Le Pen’s Star Rises

Place du Trocadéro is being evacuated

A uniform is just an outfit. It does NOT “deserve respect”.

Update on TexasProgresive's wife.

Simon Johnson: The Republican Strategy To Repeal Dodd-Frank

"Humane" fraud at Whole Foods

Watch Live SKY NEWS coverage of the French Hostage - Manhunt Situation Here

OBAMA"S Evil Scheme -By Matt Wuerker

I'm thinking about

John Boehner: "Americans stand with our French Allies..."

Republicans Expose Obama’s College Plan as Plot to Make People Smarter

Texas city in fracking area is rocked by 11 earthquakes in 24 hours

That awkward moment ...

A great city is being thrown into chaos

Political Theater (cartoon)

Rachel Maddow: No wonder Mitch McConnell wants credit for the economy

TOON - The militarization of police

Better Know A Bigot

"2014 was the best year for jobs in 15 years."

Presidential hopeful and college dropout Scott Walker claims to have a Masters Degree

2 leading Ebola vaccines appear safe, further tests starting

Christie using Citizen Surveillance to Intimidate Political Opponents


Layoffs fall 9 percent in December, 2014 saw fewest cuts since 1997

Thanx just a whole shit load HW Bush, W Bush, and Dick Cheney

France's 9/11 happening now.

Computer program 'perfect at poker' (BBC)

Transgender people in Russia banned from driving, says legal amendment

Transgender people in Russia banned from driving, says legal amendment

Elastic implant 'restores movement' in paralysed rats (BBC)

Democrats Rally to Block Fast Track Trade

Venezuela’s bizarre response to McDonald’s running out of french fries

'More of the Same' : Some on Both Sides Ready to Ditch Dynasty Candidates for 2016

Obama & The Giffords

Dublin: priest comes out as gay during homily

Why are Venezuelans posting pictures of empty shelves?

Keystone XL veto threat: Anyone ready to admit they were idiots?

The Nation: Lessons From ‘Selma’: It Takes a Movement

Thank you for those in the law enforcement community

Best private sector job growth since 1997 #thanksobama #worstsocialistever

Boko Haram may have just killed 2,000 people: ‘Killing went on and on and on’

Just got a call to support the Keystone pipeline

Keystone XL foes lobby Rep. Ashford, a project backer, in attempt to sway his vote

Selma Movie - Official Trailer

Former New York Mayor Dinkins: Police Being ‘Disrespectful To The Office Of The Mayor’

Let's test when a cartoon is free speech vs hate & blasphemy

You KNEW it would happen, The Charlie Hebdo Truthers emerge

Martin Scorsese, The Last Temptation of Christ and religious terrorism in Paris.

Despite Police Union Troubles, Officers Save Anger for Giuliani

State Terrorism in Ogaden, Ethiopia

Amid police feud with City Hall, captains union ratifies contract (NYPD)

My fav cartoon of the day

Mississippi town repeals gay rights law. Mayor vetoes.

Jon Stewart Mocks NYPD Slowdown - ' To Protect and Serve ’ Now ‘ To Chill and Reflect ’

CONUNDRUM: After Charlie Hebdo, Should French ‘Unity’ Include The Far Right?

How about fighting disease, instead of each other?

Senators meet with far-right group...

The people vs Winter....

Live coverage of manhunt in France...shots being fired. Link here:

How the Catholic Church made its peace with Charlie Hebdo

How Do We Talk About Islam After Charlie Hebdo?

Wall Street dips after two-day run, jobs data

The greatest trick Obama ever pulled was convincing the world America isn't still at war

Police storm Paris grocery where gunman holds 5 hostages

Our National Institute of Health has to stop 'child abuse' studies on baby monkeys.

A Tweet From Far-right Icon Le Pen Causes Anger In France

A Tweet From Far-right Icon Le Pen Causes Anger In France

Obama to propose free community college

Koterba toon: Liberty!!!

Louis C.K. Dresses Appropriately

Am I the only one thinking the continuous focus of the American News cable on France is Disturbing

BREAKING - gunfire, explosions also heard at Paris supermarket

Breaking: AFP reports gunmen at Dammartin-en-Goële killed

BREAKING: Police sources report six hostages at Paris supermarket are dead


Livestation is reporting that the Charlie Hedbo suspects are dead.

Don't Look At It As An Increase In Satire Against Islam

Conservative radio's Gallagher blames French cartoonists for own deaths (w/ guest ass Bill Donohue)

I'm passing this on because it worked for me.

Terrorists apparently killed

This is a Hillary Clinton Group. Rep Tim Ryan is ready for Hillary.

Hostages freed from East Paris market, dead asshole brothers got their "martyr" status

Pic Of The Moment: Elizabeth Warren Explains the Failure of Trickle-Down

'Hacktivist' group Anonymous says it will avenge Charlie Hebdo attacks by shutting down jihadist web

'Selma' film, Ferguson protests spark debate within Omaha's black community

Police order shops closed in Jewish area in central Paris

Mayor: Charlie Hebdo attackers dead

Shopping for Shabbat on a Friday...the timing of this is

Pres. Obama's veto threat isn't the end of Keystone decision; it's a rejection of Congress deciding

Christie’s Pension Scheme Under Fire

You don't have to follow your holy book.

"If you need violence to enforce your ideas"

So...Someone Tell Me How Gefilte Fish is Offensive, Or Why Hit a Kosher Supermarket?

Hezbollah Chief: Extremists Harm Islam More Than Cartoons: "They Have Insulted Islam & Muhammad"

Hundreds of Cricket Employees in Two Districts Join CWA

Great OP in Video & Multimedia on Elizabeth

PHOTOS: Hostages being freed from Jewish grocery store

Convicted ‘eco-terrorist’ freed after 9 years amid claims FBI hid evidence

Today in Herstory: Ethel Byrne Found Guilty of Violating New York Law for Operating Birth Control C

Donald Trump on Letterman last night only showed that a simple minded, shallow clown

CNN says one hostage taker escaped. The female

Ceci n'est pas un religion

Millionaire Spends Stunning Amount of Money to Save 1,400 Monkeys From Medical Experimentation

Feminists Fight Back Against Slew of Abortion Restrictions in Tennessee

Feminists Fight Back Against Slew of Abortion Restrictions in Tennessee

What's for Dinner, Fri., Jan. 9, 2015

Another "Christian persecution" story goes pif.

House Republicans Push National 20-Week Abortion Ban on First Day Back in Congress

House Republicans Push National 20-Week Abortion Ban on First Day Back in Congress

The pencil is mightier than the sword

Democrat Kathleen Murphy Wins Special Election for Virginia House

Democrat Kathleen Murphy Wins Special Election for Virginia House

Spill reported in North Dakota

The policewoman who died had been on the job 15 days

Devoted Heroes Dig Out Old Horse Swallowed by Sinkhole

Thatcher vs the miners: official papers confirm the strikers’ worst suspicions

The “War on Boys” Narrative Is Back. Ugh.

The “War on Boys” Narrative Is Back. Ugh.

The “War on Boys” Narrative Is Back. Ugh.

French Police Storm Hostage Sites, Killing Gunmen.

Daily Cute: Shelter Kitten Loves Being Tickled

prepared to lose more of whatever liberties we have left.

Paris est Charlie (Arch de Triomphe, Paris)

Between North Dakota's brine spill and Texas earthquakes

Wanted Dead or Alive

Bishop to be charged with manslaughter in death of cyclist Thomas Palermo

Why This Union Company is Thriving in the South

House Republicans Pass Bill That Would Take Away Health Insurance From 1 Million Workers

Name Removed has not been having a good day on DU.

No More Stolen Sisters

Why is it that those who can least afford it..........

50-car pileup on I-94 near Kalamazoo, Mich.

Fiery 50-plus vehicle pileup closes I-94 in west Michigan

NO! Not just a "supermarket"...

Trash Dance on PBS

Opinion: Why Keystone XL is more important to Canada than the U.S.

Harry Reid Mocks McConnell For Taking Credit For The Economy

Would it be possible to add a smiley in honor of MiddleFingerMom's passing?

Hollande To Speak Soon. we will get the details. Interior Minister speaking now.

Radical imam Abu Hamza sentenced to life in prison

Well, lounge, I live in the tropics, so I'll carry this out: today is MFM-memorial pantsless Friday

Way To Go, 'Capital'! You're Totally Crushing 'Labor'! A Few More Years Like This And You'll Win!!!

January 9, 1973

Saudi Blogger Raif Badawi Flogged For Insulting Islam

First female RAF officer to command a fast jet Squadron

Gaza to start importing citrus fruits from Israel starting Sunday

HEARTLESS: Associated Builders & Contractors Suing City of Lansing So Workers Can Be Paid Less

I am not beholden to their beliefs.

Jon Stewart slams Mitch McConnell for taking credit for economic recovery (VIDEO)

Honoring MFM, for his many posts here

France's big mistake: lenient sentences handed out to the terrorists

Map: Paris hostage standoff.....

Discovery channel new boss promises more 'authenticity'

How much & what kind of coverage are the M$M giving Liz Warren?

2014 Was Best Hiring Year Since '99; Jobless Rate 5.6 Pct.

Jeb Bush's New Campaign Adviser: "One of the Most Infamous Lobbyists in the World"

Oil Bust Will Hurt Housing in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana

4 charged under Utah’s controversial 'ag-gag' law

Greek minister moves to allay fears of bank run

Reid says he has temporarily lost vision in right eye

2014 was America's best year of job growth since 1999...Republicans try to take credit.

Sanders Plans a ‘Class-Based’ Presidential Campaign

2014 was California’s hottest year, and it wasn’t even close

Satirical Images and the American Revolution

'First reaction to Paris killings was sadness- but along with grief came some thoughts about satire'

European Leaders Line Up to Attend Unity Rally

Just called Washington DC

Flight attendants complained about 'menacing' images on aircraft

Manchin Mulls Another Bid for West Virginia Governor

How OPEC Weaponized the Price of Oil Against U.S. Drillers

House OKs Keystone XL pipeline

U.S. Oil Rigs Decline by Most in a Week Since 1991

Dublin Priest Says He Is Gay During Mass -- Receives a standing ovation

Here are the 28 House "Democrats" Who Voted to Approve the Keystone XL Pipeline

Republicans Have a Veto-Proof Math Problem

Toyota pushes hydrogen fuel cell cars with open patent portfolio

Police: 2 Hostages Held in Jewelry Shop in Southern France

Respond To The Act - NOT - The Religion.

Mysterious Booms Rattle Homes, Scare Livestock in Oklahoma

Le Pen May Gain as Magazine Attack Strains French Divide

Black Sox items to be auctioned

Tiny dog carries in the cat

South Carolina Bill Requires All Public School Students To Take NRA-Approved Gun Rights Course

Kosher Grocery Assault Confirms Worst Fears of French Jews

Oscar Romero declared a martyr as Vatican inches him toward sainthood

21 Leaders 2015: Brenda E. Stevenson: Los Angeles' Challenger of the Accepted History

Survey Reveals Americans' Double-Standard When Evaluating Religious Violence

Why I love Coen brothers movies so much.

The stalemate between an internationalist President and an isolationist Congress

Raise the damned minimum wage!

In Toulouse, French Family Planning Can't Keep Up

Massive U.S. 23 pileup: 2 in critical condition, freeway expected to be closed for hours

Not too long ago, wasn't there a lot of yakking that Obama is recommending approval for Keystone?

EXCLUSIVE: Chris Christie Was Interrogated By Feds Over Bridge Scandal

Bernie Sanders: A corporate coup d'etat...

Massive search for woman suspected in Paris hostage-taking

A serious proposition:

Bernie Sanders: The TPP is a Trojan horse... - Robert Reich

In Time (barely) for the One Year Anniversary of the Loss of MFM

Oil slump slams Mexico with cuts causing 10,000 job losses

John Stewart shows that he isn't afraid of terrorists...

Mourner's Kaddish prayer for the dead in France today.

Deep South Daily and Charlie: This is the South, too.

ADDENDUM - OP About Diet & Diabetes.

U.S. seems stuck with slow wage growth despite strong jobs data

That female fugitive has a famous Algerian name - is she related to this man?

I lost count of the number of times my President invoked "terror" ...

Wisconsin: Walker & company legislating liberal justice off the State Supremes

X-Post from Wisconsin: Walker & company legislating liberal justice off the State Supremes

Home> International American to Face Trial in Guatemala Adoption Case

Chris Christie’s potential gun control bind

Francis joins in the suffering of the French people

You too can have a Manning Melon! >

Pentagon sets up new POW-MIA office

Some beautiful photos of Orthodox Christmas and Epiphany celebrations around the world

Sri Lankan president admits election defeat; challenger sworn in

Six killed in clashes in eastern Ukraine

Why are there so many sports teams in this country with devil mascots?

Michael Brown Sr. and the Agony of the Black Father in America

Nigeria: 2,000 feared killed in Boko Haram's 'deadliest massacre'

Tumbling oil prices mean Alberta surplus this year now $500M deficit: premier (Edmonton Journal)

Bill Cosby Boots Heckler, Makes Creepy Date Rape Joke At Toronto Show

"....these terrorists, these fanatics, who have nothing to do with the Muslim religion."

More problems for Browns: Texts to sideline raise questions, NFL investigating

Oscar Romero a martyr

How Arab world media responded to Charlie Hebdo attack - Haaretz/Israel

Colombia might take up more debt to combat oil losses

Hmmm...I wonder if "Mexican Drug Cartel" is secret code for "Rick Perry's Campaign Manager?"

Viva la France

But nothing.

Report: Salvador's Romero Closer to Beatification as Martyr

Report: Salvador's Romero Closer to Beatification as Martyr

Just saw "Selma"

How Icebergs Work

How to combat homelessness? Opening the door is just a start (Globe & Mail)

Al-Qaida member in Yemen says group directed Paris attack

Is the Charlie Hebdo attack really a struggle over European values?

Elizabeth Warren says the system is rigged for the rich. They vote way more than the poor.

Joe Sacco: On Satire – A Satirist's Response To The Charlie Hebdo Attacks (The Guardian)

The Gaza Strip, December 2015: Life amidst the ruins

When I was considering hosting the group I cleaned out my Ignore list just in case

Anonymous Vows Revenge on Jihadists #CharlieHebdo

Updating Voltaire.

Same as it ever was...

Political cartoonist Joe Sacco NAILs moral questions surrounding Charlie Hebdo attacks

Democracy Now from Thu 1/8, whole show on Charlie Hebdo, great interview with Art Spiegelman cartoon

Would the oil from Canada be refined in Texas before being sold on world market?

Rules I'd suggest for critiquing Islam or "Islamists" without aiding Western militarists and bigots:

Algerian Islamists Call To ‘Strike Jews’ In Celebration Of Paris Attack

‘Bent time’ tips pulsar out of view

Seder: The Political Implications of the Charlie Hebdo Attack

Steubenville High School Rapist, Trent Mays, Released From Juvenile Detention

NFL Announces Divisional Round Games Will Appear Much Less Rigged

Democracy in Cuba and at Home

Democracy in Cuba and at Home

Harry Reid Might Lose Eyesight After Exercise Injury

Corporate Universities - The Death of Culture in America

Fox News Tries to Turn Paris Massacre Into Benghazi

On Day 1, Republicans Introduce Anti-Abortion Bill That Violates Roe v Wade

Michigan republican Dave Agema talks up White Supremacist magazine...

DU this poll: Do you favor local governments passing right-to-work ordinances?

DU this poll: Do you favor local governments passing right-to-work ordinances?

Mitt Romney will run again

Update on my dad - good update

New SiriusXM Channel to Mix Comedy, News (Fugelsang, Coniff, Obeidallah, Tyson, more)

Breaking: According to Ed Schultz, Mitt Romney IS ...

Snowshoeing today along the Waupaca River (pics)

"It was Anwar al-Awlaki who financed me."

Submit Comments To President Obama's Task Force On 21st Century Policing & Receive Updates

Hacker Group Anonymous Declares War On Jihadists To Avenge Paris Attacks

Still waiting for my membership fee to be received so I can hide the ads.

Forbidden Love: The Sex Scandal behind a Renaissance masterpiece

Important: the Paris supermarket attack is NOT resolved

Rio Grand Found. says NM not being "Right to Work" is why our economy sucks. Fales to mention

New York Police Commissioner Confirms Work Slowdown By Officers

Date Night

American Family Assn Director: 'Being An Active Homosexual Should Disqualify You From Public Office'

'Planet' Pluto comes into view (BBC) {!}

grammar/language nazi question: do we need the word "inclement"?

Yep...There's always at least one...

Grand jury recommends criminal charges against AG Kane, newspaper says.

Remember Terry Jones, the Koran-burning "preacher?"

Neoliberalism’s Latin American Struggle

one of the best

Police officer involved in shooting in downtown KC

New Senate President Pro Tempore Orrin Hatch

A wonderful demolition of Glenn Greenwald et al's victim-blaming from Jonathan Chait.

Wisconsin School Superintendent writes staff about legislative action in Madison

X-post from Wisconsin: School Superintendent writes staff about legislative action in Madison

Sharpening Contradictions: Why al-Qaeda attacked Satirists in Paris

One in six Russian businessmen face prison for failing to pay kickbacks, etc

Cowboys' Mojo Will Pay His Own Way to Green Bay

If Mormons started murdering those who ridicule Joseph Smith or mock their undergarments,

OMFG!!!!Agent Orange a risk for US personnel working on planes after Vietnam war

Brunch with Bernie: January 9, 2015

It's obvious we need the Keystone XL pipeline

The Pentagon Misplaces More Money than God

Prosecutors Said to Recommend Charges Against Former Gen. David Petraeus

Mitt Romney, Who Swore He Isn’t Considering 2016 Run, Is Now Considering It

Cool veggie arrangements at farmer's market

Romney tells donors he is considering 2016 campaign

Media obsesses over ‘free speech’ in Charlie Hebdo case ...

Nigeria: Boko Haram attack kills hundreds

Six things to know about Obama’s plan for free community college

Well, Rand Paul will be out of the GOP race early now.

Venezuela hands out 675,000 homes in 4 years

Outgoing Gov. Quinn takes looks back, offers hints at future

"The ‘liberal’ label is getting more and more popular"

Why The GOP -- remember "Freedom Fries"? -- Now Loves France ...

Leading Historian On US Torture: How To Read Senate Report

Marriage Equality Comes to Florida

Hey Media guys!!. . . "Breaking News" means it JUST happened..

Utah's 'Ag-Gag' Law May Have Found First Legal Targets


In 'Epic' Chase, Sea Shepherd Vows to Pursue Poachers to 'Ends of the Earth'

Tonight on Real Time with Bill Maher: Chris Hardwick,

Tressel, Snyder lead 2015 College Football HOF class

Climate Deniers Employ Predatory Tactics in Fight Against Facts: Scientist

Prosecutors Said to Seek Felony Charges against Petraeus

"Christian" bigots want all Muslims locked up...

"Not all Muslims"

CIA’s Hidden Hand in ‘Democracy’ Groups

The Most Forgotten Man in the World...

CIA’s Hidden Hand in ‘Democracy’ Groups

Elizabeth Warren Delivers Scathing Speech On Trickle-Down Economics

Serb TV station was legitimate target, says Blair

Gallup: Record Number Of Americans Identify Themselves As Liberals

Is there something deeply wrong with anyone who

Wisconsin: More on the legislature's hostile actions toward our public schools ...

Dirty Slush Machine Provides Children In Florida Taste Of Winter

Charlie Hebdo attack likely to spark 9/11-like review in France

Prosecutor: The four hostages who died at a kosher grocery store in Paris were killed by a gunman

Ashcroft polls in marginal seats: the results so far