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Archives: March 22, 2015

NBC Nightly News Features a Reincarnation Story

Richard Gage's European Vacation 2015

Toon: Death Penalty Dissonance

Obama's the best president that America's had since at least Kennedy, you have to admit.

Color Blind Angel

Krugman: Democratic Booms

Anyone here loving a nap?

Turn on Free Speech TV right now

President Obama's Interview With The Huffington Post and Transcript

10 reasons why girls and women are essential to ending extreme poverty

Malcolm X: The Ignored Legacy

From the man who put Sarah Palin next in line to POTUS:

People are losing perspective of Obama saying we need mandatory voting.

Train cars hauling methanol derail in central Texas

Antibiotic Use In Meat Is Soaring

10 Places Google Earth Is Hiding From You

10 Places Google Earth Is Hiding From You

Incoming State Patrol superintendent criticized for religion at work

Anybody here own a lucha libre mask?

O’Malley calls for larger investment in education, infrastructure

I need cheering up tonight, hattip to Longship for original post

President Obama Vows Not To Sign A Budget Bill That Doesn't Fix Sequestration

29 Breathtaking Photographs Of The Human Race You (Probably) Haven’t Seen (at link)

Who wouldn't want to be this guy?

The CIA, the drug dealers, and the tragedy of Gary Webb

The CIA, the drug dealers, and the tragedy of Gary Webb

Magical thinking: Is there a plus side?

Top 10 Most Beautiful But Strange Flowers

Climate Change Is Burning a Wolf Pack’s Last Bridge to Survival

US, Iran cite progress in nuke talks, though deal is unclear

‘The Spine of a Worm, The Ethics of Whores’: Glenn Beck Unloads on Karl Rove

Scott Walker facts little known outside Wisconsin


France Takes Toughest Line at Iran Nuclear Talks

Paris Apartment unlocked After 70 Years!!

The first #1 seed went down. NC State 71 Villanova 68.

Well, Obama’s NCAA bracket is busted.

3-21-15 On this day in Labor History the year was 1857 Labor History in 2:00

3-21-15 On this day in Labor History the year was 1857 Labor History in 2:00

3-21-15 On this day in Labor History the year was 1857 Labor History in 2:00

Iran deal could start nuclear fuel race - Saudi Arabia

Memorial Day I will retire. Which means I can then volunteer for a D pres candidate

Jeb Bush’s Team Plots Vast Effort to Win Florida

Schuylerville family rescues injured bald eagle

Jeb Bush makes the case against the federal minimum wage

2015 Kentucky Derby Prep - 2015 Spiral Stakes

Obama is a genius...

Griesa authorizes Citi to process payments of Argentine bonds

Ecuador’s President Accuses CIA of Involvement in Opposition Protests

Weekend squee

Walker pairs common-man pitch with GOP checklist

King: 'I don't understand how Jews in America can be Democrats first and Jewish second'


Obama Says ISIS was Caused by Our 2003 Invasion, "Which is why America should aim before it shoots."

Bloomsburg baseball player dismissed for Mo'Ne Davis tweet

Republican Ross Paustian a bit distracted on the House floor

My 2c on the Hillary question

401k trickery: Is this legal?

State of War

Urticaria Vasculitis

Change in deficit by president

Goodbye Fort Worth Star-Telegram

"Cheerleader in Chief" GO Princeton!

Just a quick question about Israeli citizenship

How Meerkat is Going to Change the 2016 Election for Every Campaign, Reporter and Voter

still hunting that sunset, but this is what i got from my walk today

Open letter to GOP: Tom Cotton is in need of medical attention

Chinese food delivery follies...

On Thomas the Left Forum

The Hawking Paradox

American Scientist: Computational Photography

El Salvador Unites Behind Martyr Romero, 35 Years On

A Blunt And Frightening Assessment Of Post-Election Israel From the NY Review Of Books

Increased breast feeding at Olive Garden result of improving business

Judicial, police reform needed

When Dick Cheney Says You Are The Worst President Of His Lifetime,

Renationalisation: the Argentine case shows it can be done

Oilman taken by political grifters...

Displaced by Israel, Palestinians make homes in caves

HOUSE Judiciary Committee page looks like a BUZZFEED article:

Ted Cruz to Announce Presidential Bid Monday

VIVA Los Tigres del Norte !!!

The Reverse Psychology Worked! I Am Now PRAYING that Clinton Will Be Our Nominee.

Religious Entities Buying Operating Rights To Hospitasl/Stealth Attack On "Repro" Rights.

Denmark could face attack if joins NATO shield: Russian ambassador

6 Things I Need My (Gay) Son to Understand

It Takes a Mother to Raise a Country....

Accidental moment of candor: Rahm Emanuel adviser reveals what is wrong with Democratic politics.

Companies tap into Vermont's large maple potential

If anybody's up and in the mood to chat, I could really use someone to talk to.

Severe Geomagnetic Storm & Flares Causing Widespread Sleep Disturbances & Other Human Health Effects

March Madness in Austin Has Nothing to Do With Basketball

Extreme Life: Tardigrades are so tough, they can survive outer space

Daily Holidays - March 22

"All the Americans have to do is follow a treaty they helped write back in the Beatles era."

Colorado 12-year old arrested for trying to poison her mother for taking her iPhone away

Deterrence, without nuclear winter

Spineless attacks on nuclear power plants could increase

Here are all the new particles we might discover when the world's largest atom smasher turns back on

Caminito Del Rey, World's Most Dangerous Walkway, Set To Reopen Next Week

The State Against The Republic

Senator McConnell to Fifty Governors in Letter: Ignore Federal Law

Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister of Holyrood, the Scottish Government, GENDER BALANCED her cabinet.

The Largest Employer in Each State - Tell me what trend do you see here

Taiz, Yemen's 3rd largest city, seized by Shia rebels: officials

Ha! Texas Senator Ted Cruz too announces....

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Self Portait Edition

Mutilple fatalities in wreck on I95 near Florence SC (Lawd this is bad)

Olympic Swimmer and Mike Brey's mother--Betty Brey--dies before game

Across the Universe - Let It Be

If Books Had Internet Comments

1976: Ah the lovers as they run through the night

So it turns out that nadinbrzezinski was correct re Fukushima

Rick Santorum calls President Obama a "nig"

Date Night by Lindsay Frost

THE FACELESS FEW: In campaigning gov's absence, inner circle runs Wisconsin...badly

Stanford Exposes Rodgin Cohen’s Myth of the Myth of Regulatory Capture

If you thought it was "Blood for Oil"--you're wrong.  It was far, far worse.

Bernie Sanders: The American People are ‘Profoundly Disgusted’ with Our Political System

when did 'emoticons' become 'emojis'?

The Walking Dead 5.15 "Try" (spoiler alert)

Austin lawyer Adam Reposa says he put up ‘white people’ stickers

IF Hillary declares as a candidate for President of the United States, I will

Ted Cruz to announce 2016 presidential bid on Monday

I DO want Hillary to be the Democratic nominee.

"The Cuban Table": A Savory Trip Through Cuba, Miami And NY

I just can't wait for

Deadly Fire in Brooklyn Renews Concerns Over a Weekly Ritual

Better than a republican.

Yes, We Need Elizabeth Warren in the Senate. And She Should Also Run for President.

TOON: Bad words in Florida

Do we have 'Open Threads'?

Tory candidate accused of EDL plot urged to 'fess up' and 'go now'

HRC: State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton,’ by Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes

Israelis praise the conductor of the fearmongering orchestra

Repub civil war continues - Conservatives seethe after attacks from allies of Boehner

GOP’s new moral monstrosity: Trickle-down lies enrich the 1 percent, as wing-nuts assert control

Matt Lewis's whine: Why can't republicans get something?

Daily Cute: Baby Opossums Eating Watermelon

Obama pretends to watch the #NCAATournament while actually eavesdropping on guy flirting with Malia

What is your dream GOP ticket?

Senate GOP wary of House budget; Sen Dems unhappy; GOP econ theory puzzles Obama

"And I'll put Sarah Palin on my cabinet as Secretary of Intelligence!" Come CAPTION Scott Walker!

Why Can’t One of America’s Most ‘Progressive’ Cities Reform Its Police Force?

Why is the right wing so crazy now?

Finland, Home of the $103,000 Speeding Ticket ATTENTION FERGUSON, MO!

Are there any Hillary supporters who will refuse to vote for certain Democrats in November 2016?

John King gave a telling analogy today about Hillary versus the Repub

O'Malley blasts GOP's "strange view" on income equality

Report: trumad to announce Presidential run on Monday.

Prayer for the fifth Sunday of Lent.

British medical students missing, feared to have joined IS

Sickening Control Realities Being Brought To Texans By Majority Republican Senate And House.

Hillary is our genetically engineered candidate, recombinant with Wall Street DNA

Boston Globe Op Ed: Elizabeth Warren, run for the White House

DU Flashback-20,000 Troops Hospitalized from Anthrax Vaccination

Since we know corporate media lied about Iraq, why do we believe them now about ISIS?

As Scathing SEIU Ad Hits Rahm Emanuel Where It Hurts, Chuy Garcia Endorses Financial Transaction Tax

"My brain's stuck on jam!" . . . Please come CAPTION Rick Santorum!!

Newt’s Kind Words for President Hillary

Prosecutor's apology to innocent man he sent to prison for 30 yrs: ‘I wasn’t interested in justice"

A Perfect Electoral Joke We Made Today To Counter French Far Reich Wing.

Would Hillary Clinton oppose or support US imperialism’s delusions of world conquest

Theologians Claim Death Row Inmate as One of Their Own

Candidate information for the April 28th special election in Wards 4 and 8

Let's "ABOLISH The Military & Declare Peace With Nature" Too!

What Do Religious Women Think of the Contraceptive Mandate?

Of the currently announced Democratic canadiates, who would you vote for?

First out of the gate: Ted Cruz is announcing his candidacy for President tomorrow

Angry Protest Over New Bishop in Chile

ESPN host: Black people should vote for GOP

Nebraska congressman 'glitter-bombed' by pro-choice campaigners

Exclusive tour through ISS: Stunning views from observatory bay

Houlton couple outfits abused cat with wheelchair to get him moving again

Pakistani teaches underprivileged kids in outdoor school

Georgia: $1 Billion for Roads, Not a Dime for Transit

Andy Borowitz: "Don't blame Congress if they haven't confirmed an Attorney General for the USA"

Carpenter Fired For Rescuing Raccoon – This Care2 Member Wants Him Reinstated (E action)

Why some critics think Japan’s Miss Universe contestant isn’t Japanese enough

Ted Cruz is disqualified from being president because he doesn't believe in climate change.

Is Ted Cruz even eligible to be President?

Jerry Brown coming on on MTP

The monthly Mensa meeting will NOT be held in Olathe, Kansas......

Record 10.8 Billion Trips Taken On U.S. Public Transportation In 2014

Revenge is a dish best served glittery: company offering to glitter bomb your enemies sells out

Hillary, Hillary, Hillary, "man that girl is popular."

Georgia: $1 Billion for Roads, Not a Dime for Transit

Hillary Clinton Room Post. Puma

Obama Seeks Advice on Dealing with Netanyahu (cartoon)

Cheetah Raised by Humans Who Loved Her Enough to Set Her Free.. with photos

If i didn't know better, I would think that Melissa Harris Perry

Ideas to prevent people from falling and injuring themselves.

well, i am giving up the dog after all.

The enemy of my enemy's enemy is not necessarily my enemy's friend.

life sucks.

Tell Macy's & Debenhams to drop Dolce & Gabbana over 'synthetic children' remarks

Tell Macy's & Debenhams to drop Dolce & Gabbana over 'synthetic children' remarks LGBT

Flashback: Counterterrorism Experts claim ISIS threat "distorted" and "a farce"

Well, I'm NEVER EVER voting for Hilary Clinton EVER.

Well, the first sign of the coming Clown Show from the GOP, Cruz is announcing

"sooner or later we’ll kill enough of them and the few who are left will love us among the ashes"

Where would I post an observation about gun ownership?

My governor is upcoming on Meet The Press...It should be good.

Boston Globe Urges Elizabeth Warren To Run For President: Democrats Need Warren's Voice in 2016

What the Anthrax Targets tell us about the Anthrax Terrorist

Carpenter Fired For Rescuing Raccoon – This Care2 Member Wants Him Reinstated (E action)

Carpenter Fired For Rescuing Raccoon – This Care2 Member Wants Him Reinstated (E action)

Hillary Still Praising Bush and Kissinger in speeches: How can DEMS still resignate to her....

Alaska Supreme Court reverses decision denying inmate access to kosher diet, prayer shawl

Prolific Swiss artist Hans Erni dies at 106

Interior miners upset with proposed federal land restrictions

The Great GMO Legitimation Crisis

1% Elections, Privatization of the State, a Fourth Branch of Government and the Demobilization......

Cruz Birth Certificate

Hillary versus the unknown fictitious way MORE Better Dem primary Candidate

Fifty Shades of Fraud by CHARLES R. LARSON

Lords of Secrecy The National Security Elite and America's Stealth Warfare by Scott Horton

What are you reading the week of Sunday, March 22, 2015?

Neighbor pissed at me

The Fear of Being Gay in Russia

Poor thing. Don't cry.

McCain to Obama: get over your temper tantrum

Smell like a Whopper: Burger King will sell cologne

I think I wound up giving my dog my stomach virus

Chrome, Firefox, Safari and IE – All Browsers Hacked at Pwn2Own Competition

How many years of experience do you have in the IT field ?

Prince Doc: Hunting for the Secret Vault

one more day

Do the arts have a responsibility to be bulwarks of social justice?

Texas Governor/Prosecutorial Fraud in Willingham Execution - No Biggie

I found this friends and enemies chart. It does come in handy

The League of Nerds Podcast: Are Scientists Shills?

D.C. Church Installs Solitary Confinement Cell Replica For Lenten Reflection

D.C. Church Installs Solitary Confinement Cell Replica For Lenten Reflection

Buddhist, Muslim Leaders Push For Peace In Conflict Areas

I want the Democratic nominee for President to win in November 2016.

How planthoppers got (and changed) their wings

BBC just launched it's world news channel.

Faith Without Work: Religion Helps Unemployed, Underemployed Stay Healthy

Faith Without Work: Religion Helps Unemployed, Underemployed Stay Healthy

Bats are surprisingly fast decision makers

The "You Can't Make This Shit Up" award goes to

BBC just launched its world news channel.

Afghan woman killed by mob in Kabul was innocent, says investigator

Moral decisions can be influenced by eye tracking

I can't stop looking at giant stuffed animal Amazon listings

IMO, DU will not last until the general election if Hillary runs. If She doesn't run

Buyer's remorse: Buying habits shows people demand all that bad news

1986 SCOTUS: Bowers v. Hardwick 478 U.S. 186, gay people having sex in private is BAD

Alaska police raid former TV anchor Charlo Greene's marijuana dispensary

What's Wrong with this Picture?

Governor Jerry Brown: Ted Cruz is Absolutely ‘unfit to be running’ for president (video)

10cc: Be quiet, big boys don't cry, Big boys don't cry, Big boys don't cry....

Venezuela blames the US for setback in oil prices

Climate-sceptic US senator given funds by BP political action committee

10cc: Be quiet, big boys don't cry, Big boys don't cry, Big boys don't cry....

Two years of crisis and Venezuela reaches poverty levels of 1998 (spanish)

Try and promote one candidate other than Hillary

Sen. Sanders:The rich get richer.

Hillary Clinton is About to Have Her Big Trade Moment"--(To Address Labor Leaders Tomorrow)

Lawmakers: Funding education for Texas veterans is too high

Why pronouns matter for trans people

U.S. authorities seize $180 million Colombian cocaine shipment

I call it the "white daddy factor"

Prehistoric stone tools bear 500,000-year-old animal residue

A funny thing happened this Sunday morning during my review of GD

Sharper nanoscopy: What happens when a quantum dot looks in a mirror? (Chem Nobel)

Dilma popularity falls in all social segments in all regions

Religion In The Comics - 018

A Christian minister teaches churches to guard against pedophiles — like his father

Netanyahu: The difference between a Prime Minister and a Potential Prime Minister.

Official DU Pout Collection Updated

Arizona Secession From The Union Could Be Reality Soon

Future robotics: Think self-fixing bridges; shoes that optimize for walking, running; camouflaging c

McCain: Get over your temper tantrum, Mr. President

Color-morphing reef fish is a wolf in sheeps clothing

Point proven I'd say n/t

A Ship of Fools | Emanuele Corso

Altering brain chemistry makes us more sensitive to inequality

"Obama with Drama: Translating his comments on Israel’s Netanyahu from the Vulcan" --Juan Cole

Sorry, but it's not a 'law of capitalism' that you pay people as little as possible — it's an excuse

Solar Power Comes of Age (80% cheaper than in 2005)

How does weight stigma smell? Sense of smell may reveal weight bias

From fighter jets to fish farms: Why Lockheed Martin is taking on climate change

Oregon's 2014 Teacher of Year placed on leave. Had been warned not to speak about being gay...

Climate change: China official warns of 'huge impact'

Richard III: Leicester welcomes king's remains

Why Real Libertarians Hate Rand Paul

Fast-food ban in L.A. fails to improve diets or cut obesity, study finds

Major Asia-Pacific trade pact enters final stages

Wiretapping scandal increasingly reveals political persecution under Uribe

Wiretapping scandal increasingly reveals political persecution under Uribe

The Progressive Change Campaign Cmte wants your opinion on whether Hillary should face a primary

Who CAN you trust on war and peace?

Who are the protesters in Ecuador?

Oregon's 2014 Teacher of Year placed on leave. Had been warned not to speak about being gay...

Map: The Most Common* Job In Every State

Cenk's Final Judgment on Hillary's e-mail non-scandal

The Fear of Being Gay in Russia

Apache Helicopter & Hellfire Missile Blues | Philip A. Farruggio

New saltwater disposal well plan in Nebraska Panhandle becomes a proxy fight over fracking

Economists Warn That The Strong Dollar Is The Biggest Threat To The U.S. Multinational And Energy Co

‘It’s just not true’: Fox guest calls out Liz Cheney’s claim that Obama is ‘aligning’ with Iran

A really must see video.

Don't say "anybody but Hillary" unless you'd be happy with Andrew Cuomo or Rahm Emanuel.

Governor Jerry Brown:That man (Ted Cruz) rendered himself of running for office

Because they just don't make things...

Colombia drug debate revived as herbicide deemed carcinogen

Amnesty Inter:Russian activists threatened with criminal charges after raising torture allegatiions

War by Other Means in El Salvador

Can I vent about how much I disdain Governor Rick Scott aka Lord Voldemort ?

Does anyone here know if any key Obama people are on Hillary's new team?

Please explain how Elizabeth Warren or Bernie Sanders will outperform Howard Dean or Dennis Kucinich

I Just Realized Why Conservatives Like Dick Cheney HATE Jimmy Carter So Much.

loves the Yoshida Brothers!!

Paris Will Dramatically Reduce Car Traffic To Fight Air Pollution Emergency

Triangulation, right-drift, the freedom from principles DOES test loyalty and tolerance

Mars One Finalist Announces That It's All A Scam

Can anyone explain how a little bitty birdie can sing SO LOUD??

Rep.Steve Israel blasts Rep.King:I don't need lessons from Steve King on what it is to be Jewish or

Found at Facebook, missed it on about Florida and its governor..will make you smile.

Sen. Sanders: Meet the Republican Senate Budget

Prehistoric crocodile discovered in North Carolina

CIA chief threatens Iran/World Bulletin

Court Appointed Guardians ripping off Seniors, destroying Families

Obama’s War in our Hemisphere and Venezuela’s National Liberation Struggle

Okay, here it is. Clinton/Warren vs Cruz/Trump

Security forces nab Hamas cell in Kalkilya that plotted terror bombings


Let the Insanity (fun) Begin...

such waste.....

Two new proto-hominids found in Wisconsin

Juan Cole has an amusing translation of Obama Speak from the Huffington interview

A couple questions for believers

After deadly Hialeah shooting, one cop is fired, another is promoted

Sodomite Suppression Act

Israelis elected a non-democracy

It's March. It's 92.7 F in Florida. WTF.

Barney Frank Says Aaron Schock Should Be ‘Exposed’ If He's Gay

Starbucks baristas stop writing "Race Together" on cups

Are they that fucking stupid?

Peres presents George W. Bush with Friends of Zion Award

Federal Bureau’s Rule on Fracking Violates President’s Open Data Policy

A Canadian, a Texan, and a tea bagger walk into a bar...

64 oz. refillable beer jugs illegal in Florida thanks to Budweiser...but not for long

Gov. Brown:(McConnell) "putting at risk the health and well-being of America is a disgrace

Protest Museum Silencing of Palestinians!

Am I the only DUer who is looking forward to watching the primary debates

Anti-Semitic attackers yelling 'we will kill you' storm synagogue in London

it's official

The GOP strategy is to discourage Democrats from voting.

Anti-Semitic attackers yelling 'we will kill you' storm synagogue in London

Cotton Can't Take Hot Water; Commences Spin Cycle by Hiding Iran Letter From Facebook- seriously

Coal State of WV in Transition to Solar Energy

The Government Is Finally Doing Something to End the Rape-Kit Backlog

If Elizabeth Warren does run, she would surprise skeptics

Singapore's first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew dead

We're just a shout away

latest from Public Citizen’s blogs: dark $, ows, inequality, childbirth safety

Sarkozy Staves Off Surging National Front, France Exit polls says.

A lawyer in California is pushing a ballot measure to legalize killing gay people

Hey! Is El Supremo still a Wichita State fan?

Kraft Recalls 242,000 Cases That May Contain Macaroni And Cheese And Metal Shards – Consumerist

In the dumps with the mumps as the adolescent pumps his way into his hat

Getting to love Acid rain

Old Fogey and the Beatles

Kerry Washington Delivers Powerful GLAAD Awards Speech NOT TO BE MISSED!

Meet Bibi’s New Tribulation-Courting, Jew-Converting, Demon-Exorcising American Allies

1960s & 1970s cereal commercials

Too Soon?

Boston Globe: Run Warren, Run

Second suicide at a BART station within a week.

Lee Kuan Yew was a fugging dictator

Boston Globe Editorial: Democrats need Elizabeth Warren’s voice in 2016 presidential race

Mars One Finalist Announces That It's All A Scam

Colombia drug debate revived as herbicide deemed carcinogen

Maddow blog: Missouri tackles the Affordable Cow Act

When people say climate change isn't happening because it's snowing.

Vote blunts rise of France's far-right National Front

Michael Sam continues to pursue NFL

Suspect dead, officer wounded in Arizona Wal-Mart brawl

Former 49er linebacker Chris Borland repaying 49ers part of bonus

Darren Sharper charged with two counts of rape in Las Vegas; sex assault in 3 other cities

Nobody posted this yet? Love Kerry Washington:

What's for Dinner, Sun., Mar. 22, 2015

Maddow blog: Why Rand Paul can’t explain his support for the sabotage letter

Nova in Sagittarius Brighter Than Ever – Catch it with the Naked Eye!

Settlers attack, wound six-year-old Palestinian girl

Yes, it's a small country, but Costa Rica just went 75 days on 100% renewable energy.

I love wearing caftans

Wondering about a Martin O'Malley group

Tour guides press ahead with speech lawsuit against Savannah

Stan Kroenke's NFL stadium proposal for L.A. would house 2 teams

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Monday, 23 March 2015

Two Macro

NYC teachers union backs opponent of Obama pal Rahm Emanuel

What Makes Clinton Stronger.

Time for a new avatar for El Supremo.

Friday Fox Follies – Tucker With An “F”

OMGOSH.......Kansas and Wichita State in the NCAA basketball tournament.....

Florida Senate mocks Rick Scott's stance on Climate Change. Video. "Atmospheric reemployment"

Using a Convention of States to Destroy the Federal Government for the Kochs

From Sudan to the Heartland WE got next

Republican Fascists Want Pledge of Allegiance in English Only

Gaming Bars-Shame they weren't around thirty years ago.

Pat Caddell attacks Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, and Bob Woodward and Judy Woodruff...

Jewish congressman: I don’t need ‘great Talmudic scholar’ Steve King lecturing me on my religion

lol FL Senate says Rick Scott may like "Atmospheric Re-employment" in place of climate change.

Democratic Reefs, Pools, & Oceans

Pat Caddell attacks Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, and Bob Woodward and Judy Woodruff...

Disturbed Man Tries to Get Into White House--WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)

Guard Dog Ponies!

Ted Cruz and the Truth-O-Meter Already Hot