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Archives: April 17, 2015

4-16-15 On this day in Labor History the year was 1947 in 2:00 500-600 workers killed

4-16-15 On this day in Labor History the year was 1947 in 2:00 500-600 workers killed

4-16-15 On this day in Labor History the year was 1947 in 2:00 500-600 workers killed

Bernie is now on Billo's show.....

Thom Hartmann: Proof of Male Privilege (XP)

Wildfires Sweep a Hot, Dry Siberia

Idaho Gov. and reefer madness: Otter vetoes cannabis oil bill

People Speak Out About Consequences of Budget Decisions-- Sen. Kathleen Vinehout

Every day is Holocaust Day in Israel

Has This Teen Created The World's Safest Gun?

O'Malley speech at Harvard Kennedy School tonight: "Building an Economy That Works for Everyone"

New Poll: Hillary leads @GovWalker in #Wisconsin, 52% to 40%

I humbly submit

'Thousands' of Palestinian homes threatened with demolition

Some days Chris Matthews is really off his game.

Borowitz Report - Americans Favor Fifteen Dollars an Hour for Congress

Lest we forget. Bergen-Belsen 70 years ago

save a life

Roy Orbison's last U.S. top 40 hit

Please help a puppy if you can.

EXCLUSIVE: Hillary Clinton Said to Hire Former Wall Street Cop as Campaign CFO

Women in science:

color and my daughter mocking the Tinman

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Friday, 17 April 2015

Julian Assange agrees to meet with Swedish prosecutors in UK

Tea Party Legislators’ Hatred Hurts Texas’ Bottom Line

On radio, RMGO’s Brown talks as if he owns the GOP Senate majority

"Trojan Horse II:" Update! Lori Wallach & Rep. Alan Grayson on the COMPROMISE over TPP Fast Track!

GOP Moves to Hide Texas Execution Drug Suppliers From Public

Going to Mexico City in about a month: Give me tips or suggestions

Arresting Illegal Immigrants in Texas Is Making Private Prisons Companies Rich

Ex-sailor says he confessed to end grueling interrogation

Georgia mom accused of hosting teen party with pot, sex, naked Twister

Another adventure begins....

WAmend's campaign for Initiative 735

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Thursday & a new Kitteh gif

Chris Hayes Talking about Star Wars in MST3K fashion,

Donna Edwards could be the next Elizabeth Warren

so far, I like what Hillary is saying

(Pennsylvania) State records miss half the waste pumped into injection wells

Foreign ministers petition EU to urge labelling of settlement products

World Bank-Funded Projects Fueling Land Grabs, Displacement of Global Poor

State Department comments on the response to the Issa letter on emails

Animal Doctors

Harry Reid's Proposed Replacement for the Nevada Senate Seat - Catherine Cortez Masto

Libertarian Party platform that David Koch ran on in 1980

Italian police: Muslim migrants throw Christians into sea

Close Encounter with Majestic Sperm Whale Should Inspire Action

Maybe we should have a mayonnaise group

CNN's Sanjay Gupta 'Weed 3' Sunday at 9p EST (Legalize it now)

Harry Reid choked a man for trying to bribe him, and 10 more facts about the Senate leader

Here's an adorable case of affluenza. No one dies

I have a dumb question about the history of sex

NYT: Compromise Deal Reached With Congress on Obama "Fast-Track Authority" / TPP Trade Pact--NYT

U.S. Air Force sees next step for rocket launch contest by June

Tavis Smiley Gets in Bill O’Reilly’s Face About Police Brutality

Rape accuser sues football star Jameis Winston in Florida court

Elizabeth Warren has a game-changing idea that doesn’t require Congress

California city fails to discipline problem police: report

Need a Doctor? This Anti-Poverty Program Will Get You a Lawyer, Too

EXCLUSIVE: Hillary Clinton Said to Hire Former Wall Street Cop as Campaign CFO

U.S. objects to Boston bomber's lawyers' call to 'look deep inside'

Mexico implements plan to save endangered vaquita porpoise

To Speak Millennial, Use Email

Mexico implements plan to save endangered vaquita porpoise

Obama administration to remove hurdle to 'wellness' penalties

In case you missed it Rick Scott to sue the Federal Government over healthcare funds

Drought-Stricken California’s Wealthy Pay Up to Keep Lawns Lush

March2Justice Protesters Embark on 250-Mile March to Protest Police Brutality

Phoenix area: at least 5 shot and 1 dead, possible "family dispute"

The Rich Get Richer If House Republicans Repeal the Estate Tax

Blind vendors scuffle with Mexico City police

Alito steps into ACA contraception case

Genetics Provides New Clues about Lionfish Invasion

NBC News Alters Account of Correspondent’s Kidnapping in Syria

Hillary Clinton Calls For Greater Military Assistance And Financial Aid For Ukraine

Federal appeals court to take up Obama's executive action on immigration

Dandelion seed head

SPOILER ALERT New Star Wars trailer talk of what might be in the movie,

LGBT-rights group urges Guam governor to allow gay marriage

NBC’s conduct in engel kidnapping story is more troubling than the brian williams scandal

Lots going on in the Populist Movement out there...

Daniel Lapin: liberals want to have sex with Islamic extremists

Hillary Clinton Room Post Hillary Clinton campaign hires former Wall Street regulator...

1 worker who survived tanker blast was atop railcar wearing harness (video interview of surviver)

1 worker who survived tanker blast was atop railcar wearing harness (video interview of surviver)

One Year Since the Kidnappings, #BringBackOurGirls Still Matters

One Year Since the Kidnappings, #BringBackOurGirls Still Matters

"The State Targeted the Panthers Because We Were Socialists, Not Because We Were Armed"

paster snowflake sammy of brownbackistan to Kansas poor [email protected]% you. Signs law

1 worker who survived tanker blast was atop railcar wearing harness (video interview of surviver)

Martin O'Malley Takes Shot At Clinton Over Gay Marriage And Immigration

Democrats can regain control of the US Senate in 2016 without CO and NV.

I'm cross posting this from GD. I see many fake news stories and when I want to check them out

Stacey Eden defended a Muslim woman who was being verbally abused on a Sydney train

When a True Genius Appears~

an experiment about words and the human spirit. Wonderful thing

NYT: The Look of Love Is in the Dog’s Eyes

Texas aquarium accidentally kills hundreds of fish with treatment for parasitic flatworms

Colorado Teacher Shares Heartbreaking Notes From Third Graders

Colorado Teacher Shares Heartbreaking Notes From Third Graders

Five Dead In Arizona Home After “Family Dispute Gone Wrong”

NBC Admits It Named Wrong Syrian Kidnapping Group

I'm Gonna Murder Justin Bieber.

Immigrants are not a threat to Union Labor - that's propaganda

US state Georgia legalizes medical marijuana

NEW: Conservative media trashes Scott Walker for his "no press" overseas trip

Democracy is the Reason for the Season.

Longview firefighters save, calm cat following afternoon fire

My family needs advice re: our schizophrenic/manic/depressive brother

Nancy Pelosi to give SJSU commencement speech

Vatican ends crackdown on U.S. nuns

Baby echidna nursed back to health after bulldozer encounter – video

Former IMF Director & Spanish Deputy Prime Minister Rodrigo Rato Arrested For Money Laundering

Lawmakers Debate Whether Pregnant Women Should Get to Make Their Own End-of-Life Decisions

Stolen from a conservative site

Failed Hospital Deal Reveals Ties to HHS Commissioner Janek


50 People Were Asked To Enter A Room Full Of Balloons.....

Hedge Fund Manager and Third Way Board of Trustee Loses $1 Billion of Investor Money

Oregon Democrats Kill Health Bill Because It Included Abortion Provision. Shocked me.

Why are Republicans so angry and vengeful ??

“She Cried While She Ate”: Unchained Dog Overcome With Joy

"When Hernandez arrived, he asked about quenching his thirst. Officers pointed to the sink."

"I believe that we are best as a party when we lead with our principles, not according to polls"

Photos of American Revolution fighters

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker facing trouble at home, poll shows

Maybe we should have a "I don't like Hilarity" group.

Koterba toon: Cuba

'Concrete' That Absorbs CO2... Instead of Creating It

It's Ask an Atheist Day!

I like the words of Martin O'Malley today.

The “Fast Track” Bill For The Trans-Pacific Partnership Hit The Floor Of Congress Today, Labor Respo

Chris Christie Greeted With Eagles Chants, Boos At Store Opening In Atlantic City

On radio, RMGO’s Brown talks as if he owns the GOP Senate majority

ISIS suicide bomb car thrown up in the air, explodes

"Simpsons Showrunner to Ted Cruz: We Don’t Love You Back"

How Far Will Preet Bharara Go in His War on Albany?

Reading The Times With Andy Borowitz

Hillary Clinton Turned Me Into A Newt!

How Sabra hummus conquered America

Amy Winehouse - You Know I'm no Good (Live on The Russell Brand Show)

Flint high school students take college tour, get an unfortunate lesson on racism

Big Pharma talks up Trans Pacific Partnership but profits trump patients

If the Supreme Court Upholds Marriage Equality...

Hamas: It’s ‘our right’ to abduct Israelis to free prisoners

(Tulsa) Sheriff's spokesman: Parts of reserve deputy's training requirements might have been waived

Schenectady woman battles potholes with flowers

speaking of leaks....

In Florida Man's Defense (the tree guy)

A friend asked me to create an arrow based avatar for Elizabeth Warren

What is your favorite song from the 90's?

IRS hits Sam Wyly, late brother's estate with $3.2 billion tax bill


Cockrell: Board ignores Ole Miss’ best interest

Open Veins, Healing Wounds, in Latin America

Open Veins, Healing Wounds, in Latin America

House quietly passes tax exemption for megadonors

Don’t let lack of records stop your search

Juan Cole: Iran: Putin Explains to Israel's Netanyahu: Air Defense System Is, Like, Defensive

Army Morale Low Despite 6-Year, $287M Optimism Program

Hoover Institute leads efforts against Dr. Mehmet Oz; Columbia University defends academic freedom.

David and Goliath, short film of Nazi Germany, true story. Billy Burke.

Yemen Matters - As a Target, as a Market, as a Culture

IRS files $70K tax lien against Harris-Perry, husband

If the Fire Department Were Run Like Healthcare…

Liberal comment trolling polarizes conservatives (but not vice versa), study says

George RR Martin says rightwing lobby has 'broken' Hugo awards


Marsha Blackburn is simply incoherent

Jeb Bush Funneled Almost $2 Billion in FL Pension Funds to Brother's 'Pioneer' Donors

Fight For $15 Draws Huge Crowd, Invades McDonalds (Dinkytown)

The Government Won’t Track Police Killings, So This 24-Year-Old Took the Lead

A Classic Hillary Moment from 2009

Fire destroys Neighborhoods Organizing For Change office, a number of other buildings

Democrats’ civil war over free trade

Mexico: three police officers charged with torture offences in 'landmark' case

The world's first 3D-printed, battery powered rocket engine destined for space

Daily Holidays -April 17

NASA is celebrating the Hubble Space Telescope's 25th anniversary...April 24, 1990

Mellisa-Harris-Perry and husband are delinquent in taxes

Growing Muslim, Christian Populations Are A Threat To India , Hindu Nationalists Claim

Salt Lake City could elect its first openly gay mayor.

Mexico: 400 Children Used As Slave Labour Rescued From Farms Last Year

Hillary over the years handling her own

Lubbock 2nd-grader receives response letter from President Obama on equal pay

The Force is Strong in my Family

Some pensioners stand to lose $413 a month in Social Security

Your morning word salad from our nation's most irrelevant attention seeker Sarah

Biggest Credit Bubble in History Flashes Warning – ‘Seek Cover’

California Plagued by Dry Wells as Drought Makes Water Elusive

Scooby Doo Villains

Melissa Sargent's marijuana bill would benefit the state

US paratroopers to train Ukraine army as Russia complains

Staking out postitions against the TPP and for a $15 minimum wage, O'Malley

Welfare Queen (cartoon)

Sex reassignment surgery in Thailand ?

US Navy develops cannon-launched 'swarming' drones

"A Corporate Trojan Horse": Critics Decry Secretive TPP Trade Deal as a Threat to Democracy

Keyboard crapped out, time for a new laptop

The Rude Pundit - Racist Idiot Loses His Business Because He's a Racist Idiot

The Library of Congress Is Uploading 75 Years of Poetry and Literature Recordings

It takes either guts or a Don Quixote complex- or both- to run against HRC

The Drought Isn’t California’s Only Water Problem

Military punishes Hizma’s 7,000 residents by closure on village for alleged stone-throwing

Safety Nets

Palestinian Prisoners Day: 'My little brothers are missing my dad' #Occupation

What Elizabeth Warren Has That Hillary Clinton Needs

Bad Fucking Move: U.S. Paratroopers Arrive in Ukraine To Train Ukrainian National Guard

Parents of 8-Year-Old Boy Killed in Marathon Bombings Don’t Want Tsarnaev to Get Death Penalty

Pathetic - Abbot Gov Gives Lomborg $4 Million For "Consensus Center" As It Cuts Other Ed Funding

German satirists trolled german version of Tea Party

Would you want the Dem candidate for president to be pro-gun control if it costs them the election?

As Permafrost Melts, Bacteria Generate Heat, Making Refreezing Potentially Impossible

Cat Lost For 2 Weeks In JFK Airport Found Alive

If Oil Drilling Happens, NC Gov Wants To Make Sure It Happens Closer To Shore!

GE reports 1Q loss

Make Medical Marijuana Legal for All Pennsylvania Patients

Australian Renewables Collapse: 1 $6.6 Million (A) In Q1 15; Investment Down 90% YOY

Iran urges UN to immediately stop operation in Yemen

Vigilante groups deployed in Johannesburg

UK Oak Pollination De-synchronizing Thanks To Warming; Acorn Crop Smaller As A Result

Hillary, Please Talk about Iraq

EPA - US Greenhouse Gas Output Up 2% YOY In 2013

Lack of Affordable Childcare Affects Working Mothers and Their Mothers

Let Muslim women wear a full-face veil in court, says head of Supreme Court

About water in California

Obama immigration orders face major test in federal court

Martin O'Malley 2016-- The right kind of hawk.

Bloomberg Terminals Suffer Widespread Failures

Hillary Clinton Beats Up Crippled Children, Takes Their Candy And Parking Space

Friday FAQ: What is the smell of rain?

A bankruptcy attorney's open letter to homophobic Michigan auto shop

It's Always Ask A Believer Day

CPI for all items rises 0.2% as gasoline and shelter prices rise; food prices decline

Dawn spacecraft captures Ceres’ sunlit pole

T.G.T.G.T.G.I.F. . . . . Please come CAPTION Scott Walker!!!

I'm collecting rain water in this drought

She's a Monster

Experience 2 months of Rosetta’s comet

CEOs Urging Action in 2015 on Global Climate

WHBF (channel 4, Rock Island) does a hatchet job on Hillary visit; fails

Jeb Bush Proclaims: I will try to "break the tie between the Adams family and the Bush family,"

Surveillance in America

Leading Republicans differ over armed ‘insurrection’

Prosecutor’s Campaign Signs May Violate Federal Rules

Koterba toon: Gyrocopter on Congress lawn

This week in crazy: How I learned to stop worrying and love the 'gay bomb'

Drought-stricken California's wealthy pay up to keep lawns lush

'I wish my teacher knew I don't have a friend to play with me': Heartbreaking letters third-graders

Only SIX more slots open for April Contest!

Friday TOON Roundup 1 - The Campaign continues

Stewart and ‘Balloon Cheney’ Go on Epic Quest to Solve the Mystery of Who Let Iran Get Nukes

State Judge Strikes Down Kentucky’s Ban On Same-Sex Marriage, But Decision Put On Hold

Most demanding 1st birthday invite ever

St. Louis Archbishop Didn't Know Sex With Children Was a Crime

Big U.S. investors push SEC for oil industry to detail risks of climate change

Italian police arrest 15 Muslims on charges of throwing 12 Christians from migrant boat

Rachel Maddow - Reid on dark money: 'horrible, rotten, awful'

Key ISIS commander Ezzat al-Douri killed

Maybe we should have a "I hate your cat pics' group.

Why Hillary's Rollout Worked – and Why It Won't Last

Izzat ibrahim al-Douri killed

Friday TOON Roundup 2 -The Rest

Rachel Maddow - Reid: 'the Senate is a better place because of women'

Is there any "legitimate" criticism of our 2016 candidates?


Fast Track Bill Would Legitimize White House Secrecy and Clear the Way for Anti-User Trade Deals

Deli Owner Hangs White Pride Sign In Window, Promptly Goes Out Of Business

David Hasselhoff Returns with Music Video for Upcoming Movie "Kung Fury"

Hillary's new logo inspires other candidates to design their own.

Rubio-backed insurance market covers a whopping 80 people

Rights Restoration Bill Heads to Maryland Governor

Agency goes for spikes on White House fence. Rules out moat.

Rubio and Christie are your "Reefer Madness" Candidates....

Ok Steeler's fans, what is this?

Survivor Worlds Apart- Episode 9 discussion thread

I support Hillary but even I want a primary

Fellow Liberals, Please Stop Claiming Jesus Accepts LGBT People

Coast Guard Commandant Says U.S. Falling Far Behind Russia in Arctic

Want to Ignore Politics? Maybe a Bridge Falling on Your Neighbors Will Change Your Mind

Texas Photo ID Law Blocks Legitimate Voters

Marco Rubio ID'd consuming "liberal" fast food.

The FBI Doesn't Want You To Encrypt Your Cell Phone - Trevor Timm Discusses

Rachel Maddow - Reid rattles GOP with Lynch vote threat


Voting rights state update - Brennan Center

Solitary confinement

Tom Toles nails it today

GAWKER MEDIA Announces: "Why We've Decided to Organize a Union"

Today in Baseball History, April 17th

I know how I'm spending this Christmas

Seems Yoda is older than we thought...

Republicans Suck at Security. Proof? Timothy McVeigh.

Missouri National Guard's term for Ferguson protesters: 'Enemy forces'

Did NBC Cover Up Role of U.S.-Backed Free Syrian Army in 2012 Kidnapping of Richard Engel?

Populist group/party

Put a bird on it! @Audubon photos f/ your desktop or phone:

This Little Pup Wouldn’t Be Alive If It Weren’t For A Furry Hero! (videos)

Teacher allegedly ‘knocked out cold’ by a student’s mother

Intersex surgeries spark move away from drastic treatment

Intersex surgeries spark move away from drastic treatment

Marco Rubio trails Hillary's 'Hispanic Outreach' with now-obligatory visit to Chipotle's

4/17/2015  Here are the top five most popular posts on this week

Living in the Age of Airplanes

His Sign Is All Wrong - It Should Read...

What the hell is up with all this Hillary hate on DU

Women in America: Land of the free, home to the less-paid

Pic Of The Moment: Congratulations Tea Party! Behold The Fruits Of Your Labors

Women in America: Land of the free, home to the less-paid

SpaceX Falcon 9 landing attempt

Public Citizen: Hatch Fast Track Bill Faces Broad Congressional, Public Opposition (TPP)

Star Wars director George Lucas strikes back against nimby neighbours

Louisiana goes for broke with discrimination bill

'40 dogs on a log' fundraises for domestic violence victims and their pets

NYC bars the use of credit checks in hiring

Ask the real experts about ocean acidification, not climate science deniers

Chris Christie Ally David Samson’s Loyalty May Be Tested as Probe Winds Down

There's nothing Christian about blocking adoption

No, Ted Cruz, the 2nd Amendment doesn’t protect your right to rebellion

Editorial: Bed quotas for immigration detainees a costly flub

Post-UK debate photo seems to indicate leftward movement ...

Democrats’ civil war over free trade--Open In-Fighting Ramps Up after Breakthrough on Bill Announced

'Sábado Gigante' to end run after 53 years on the air

All-night Vigil Commemorates Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

Senator Warren: "When the big firms talk about markets, they're not talking about competition"

Gorilla cracks glass at Henry Doorly Zoo, video catches fire online

Funny moments in Historically Tragic events

Judge upholds charges in beating of gay couple (Philadelphia)

Sperm whale meets deep-sea vehicle

A leading presidential candidate in Argentina would lift currency controls, negotiate debt

How Ukraine Commemorates the Holocaust

Kindle books that are a bargain at twice the price

Keep healthy all you old farts

America’s quack (Dr. Oz), dissected yet again

Sperm whale meets deep-sea vehicle

Central Nebraska endured driest March in 121 years of record-keeping

A Jesuit priest speaks out on being openly gay

House Space Subcommitee's Surreal NASA Budget Hearing

What do we know about Lincoln Chafee? Viable Candidate?

Is there anybody here that doesn't support Maduro?

Car bomb explodes outside U.S. Consulate in Iraq

Rand Paul: America's hungry seniors should turn to charity

Machinists withdraw request for union vote at Boeing’s South Carolina plant

Holy shit!

Aw, Hillary is going the YouTube route...

Evidence of Pre-Columbus Trade Found in Alaska House

Nicotine (smoking) Gateway drug to drinking?

Ring of Fire: Generic Drugs Just Got More Dangerous

4 ways men’s rights activists actually hurt men

Ukip’s Five Year Plan

Meanwhile in the USA...

25 Hard To Believe Observations About Everyday Things

Rosie Ruiz is not impressed

Sen. Sanders on The O'Reilly Factor

An exercise in perspective. The 1976 Democratic Primary:

What Hillary Clinton Should Remember as She Courts Black Voters

Richmond mayor says city logo ‘is incredibly ugly,’ needs replacement

Coffee shop puts a ban on anti-gay lawmakers

This Gorgeous, Touching Ad May Help Bring Marriage Equality to Ireland

PA Republican Is Sleeping With Airline Lobbyist, Blames 'Liberal Media'

Petition to change the spelling of "probably"

Professional hunter trampled to death by elephant he was hoping to slay

Brought to you by religion: Police: Muslims threw Christians overboard during Med voyage

Going to Mexico City in about a month: Tips or suggestions?

GOP files bill to privatize air traffic control

Time for your Friday Puppy Fix… Enjoy!

Solidarity around the world for $15 Now! (pix)

Global Selloff: U.S. Stocks Sink; Dow Down Over 200 Points

If Elizabeth Warren Were Running for President, This Would Be Her Agenda

This Has Been the Hottest Start to a Year on Record

Are they the same kids??

Sherrod Brown: Short notice for secret meetings, staff not able to view TPP. How is this democracy?

Americans See Green Light for Marijuana Legalization in Bloomberg Politics Poll

A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims

Americans’ Confidence Climbs to Second-Highest Since 2007

"King would have loved religious freedom laws!" . . . Please come CAPION Louie Gohmert!!

Email from about TPA ("fast track") of TPP...

The Holy Huckster to make announcement about 2016 tonight.

Most Americans Think College Is Out of Reach

Bernie Sanders: The TPP must be defeated....

I have the perfect VP candidate for Hillary Clinton

Iraq Needs More U.S. Help to Defeat Jihad

Mike Huckabee to Make Campaign Announcement on Fox News

Clinton Brings Lobbyists in From the Cold

Bernie Sanders: This is simply beyond belief...

And his favorite phrase would be "I'm not a crook"

Nancy Pelosi Not Wild About Lincoln Chafee's Presidential Candidacy

John Fugelsang - Helpful tip....

Cuba's love for Obama swells: Bay of Pigs veterans reflect on the 'inconceivable'

China 'building runway in disputed South China Sea'

House quietly passes tax exemption for megadonors

They Have ‘Propaganda,’ US Has ‘Public Diplomacy’–and a Servile Private Sector

Henry A. Giroux | The War on Terrorism Targets Democracy Itself

On this date, 4/17/1963, Adults entered into a contract that limited my rights without my permission

"You might catch something." . . . .Please come CAPTION Rick Santorum!!!!

Statement from Cleveland Browns QB Johnny Manziel to fans, teammates, etc:

To end the anguish, drop the death penalty

GOP Senator Explains GOP's Biggest Fear If Obamacare Goes Down In Court

Germany is the Tell-Tale Heart of America’s Drone War

Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron NEW Trailer Voice Over!

an interview with God

Lubbock City Councilman calls State Senator Charles Perry a racist and bigot

The Neuroanatomy Lesson -- Director's Cut

Old man

Texas snaps 53-month job gain streak, posts first job loss since Sept. 2010

Neo-Nazi who gunned down his gay boss shows no remorse in hateful jailhouse interview

Republicans block Colorado bill on transgender birth certificates

Any thoughts on the TMT?

Is Ragnar Going To Die?

(Chicago Public Schools) chief Barbara Byrd-Bennett on leave amid federal probe

John Fugelsang tweet

UH Regents in Hilo, Jazzmin Cabanilla Testifies on Mauna Kea

Army morale low despite 6-year, $287M optimism program

Irate Tennessee cop pulls gun on homeowners for sheltering his runaway wife and children

LOL - Haters need to think before inserting foot in mouth

Huckabee: Wait To Join Military Until President Obama Leaves Office

Brennan Center: Texas Photo ID Law Blocks Legitimate Voters

The construction of a telescope in Hawaii is controversial, because religion

GOP Logic: "Fuck the poor. the rich need more!"

CWA(4/16/15): TPP Fast Track Process and Legislation Shows Disdain for U.S. Workers

After Dog Shootings, House Approves Cop Canine Training

Texas state salaries - interactive data

What HRC risks by supporting the TPP

Paging Nurse Kitteh

Martin O’Malley

Town Council Says Battlefield Cross Monument Inappropriate

Alaska's Fish and Game plans to kill family of black bears- Please Help!

House Democrats Push Minimum Wage Hike

Justice Department's antitrust division nearing a recommendation to block Comcast/TW merger!!!

Jeb Bush Urges Republicans To Move Forward On Loretta Lynch Confirmation

What are some good family attractions in the Atlanta area?

“What would America be like if we loved black people as much as black culture?”

Award Inspired by Martin Luther King Goes to ... Antigay Justice Roy Moore

Jeb Bush Backs Hike in Social Security Retirement Age

jan schakowsky is all in for hillary.

I just got a call - with my own name and number on the caller ID.

Republican Milwaukee County Supervisor calls Hillary Clinton "Ovary"

Let's get this rolling!

The Case of the Iranian Agent! Dick Cheney Traitor

gun violence as a healthcare issue.

My buddy, Hillary, sent me an e-mail

I just did something evil. IDEA for getting the GOP to approve Loretta Lynch at LIGHTSPEED.

Oregon committee hears bill preventing child access to guns

Only in Minnesota - the debate over umlauts

Louie Gohmert once again shows just how stupid he is...

Jeb Bush Backs Hike in Social Security Retirement Age

Anyone have the latest on the bizarre Walmart closings?

48 more days until I tell AT&T to stuff it.

Huge benefits of dietary cannabinoids. (Yay new group!)

How '50s James Dean Movie Dared Show Racism Against Mexican Americans

"Enemy Forces"

Greece starts assets sales with horse racing gambling license

These rockers are chicken. No, really. With feathers and everything.

U.S. Antitrust Lawyers Said to Be Leaning Against Comcast Merger

SpaceX Launch You Up (Uptown Funk Parody)

The Rude Pundit - Louisiana Ain't Screwing Around on Same-Sex Marriage

Obama Dismisses Democratic Foes Of Sweeping Trade Pact, Says It Would Level Global Commerce

Judge Says FBI Ruse Violated Rights Of Las Vegas Hotel Guest In Gambling Case

It's only fair. We SHOULD impose restrictions on welfare recipients.

USA Today interviews HUD Secretary, Julian Castro, rising Democrat.

Re: TPP it is time to make some noise.

Texas Sen. Menéndez Calls For Euthanasia As A Last Resort

Argentina launches lawsuit against Falkland oil drillers

"The Dark Alliance" Declassified (by Lauren Harper 4-7-15 Unredacted/The National Security Archive)

Democrats’ civil war over free trade--Open In-Fighting Ramps Up after Breakthrough on Bill Announced

Bill Maher Playboy interview

Toddler shot in the head during drive-by shooting near Seattle

Watch out for things that are poisonous to pets

:( ||Once-Prized, Tibetan Mastiffs Are Discarded as Fad Ends in China

from Martin O'Malley, re: TPP

Wary of natural disaster, NY Fed bulks up in Chicago

It's time once more for the traditional posting of "MacArthur Park"

Regarding The TPP and Obama’s Position, I ask this...

Tension Between BLM and Mining Operation, Oath Keepers Set Up Camp

USA Today interviews HUD Secretary, Julian Castro, rising Democrat.

Ex-Israeli PM to US: Give Iran 'or else' ultimatum

From CO teacher, this just breaks my heart.

If Jeb Bush Doesn't NOT Think This Is A Relevant Question, Then He Is Not Fit To Run For ANY Office.

Has anyone had luck with using Milky Spore to rid themselves of grubs?

Venezuela – Dublin solidarity rally at US Embassy 2pm Sunday

Michigan's attendance streak was boosted with 60,000+ free tix

Leaked Sony emails show MPAA’s opposition to fair use, confirms users are viewed as thieves

Greek 'day of reckoning' shakes stock markets

How 10% of S&P 500 companies are evading taxes

Yom Ha’atzmaut resource list

"Only a Sith deals in absolutes." Hello, GOP.

Private Security Guards Shoot Somali Pirates

Favorite Streets in 12 European Cities

Driving a long-distance truck is turning our right-leaning son left

In Gaza, ISIS Affiliate Publishes Its First Magazine

Raw: Rare Whale Spotted in Gulf of Mexico video

Can we disabuse ourselves of the notion that the only way to beat a republican is to be one?

Transportation officials issue oil train safety measures

Hillary Offers Wait and See Statement on TPP

Earth ate a Mercury-like body early in its history, study finds

Weekend Economists in the Market for a Change April 17-19, 2015

Federal judge allows lawsuit to proceed in slaying of Chilean folk singer killed after 1973 coup

Federal judge allows lawsuit to proceed in slaying of Chilean folk singer killed after 1973 coup

Nigeria Hit With Mysterious Epidemic In Ondo State, More Deadly Than Ebola: Report

Former Michigan U.S. Sen. Griffin dies at 91

cross posting

~ ROSA PARKS, American Civil Rights Leader & the U.S. $20.00 BILL ~

those of you who are strategists- What are the Big Three?

Dry land burning like grass. Video of burning premafrost tundra

Highway abuzz with millions of bees after semitruck tips

what's for dinner - friday, april 17th

Howard Dean Says Capitalism Is Failing

Commissioner questions Walmart's plumbing problems

After the spill: Mystery of the vanishing Gulf of Mexico turtles

Regional judicial council invites Cuba to join in

Turkish PM says genocide recognition is 'European racism'

In Case You Needed Another Reason to Look Askance at WikiLeaks

Can men write women? Can women write men?

I've opened my Donna Edwards Zazzle Store

ED Shultz's Handing Hilary and Obama The TPP

They Have ‘Propaganda,’ US Has ‘Public Diplomacy’–and a Servile Private Sector

Hillary Clinton: six big questions liberals want her to answer – now

Deli Owner Says ‘White History Month’ Sign Hurt Business, Asks for Crowdfunding Help

Teabagger Governor Brings Death Panel to AZ

Marine Indicted For Allegedly Killing, Dismembering Girlfriend On Remote Panama Island

Sweden Asks Assange to Specify Conditions for London Interview

TYT: Shop Owner So Filled With Jesus He Can't Service Gays

Podcast: Melting Antarctica Will Shake the World

I just had a little brainstorm about whom we should run for President and

Rick Scott is about to sue Washington to prevent

Sam Seder: Nepotism and the Rigged American Game

Medical marijuana is now legal in Georgia.

Outraged Sherrod Brown: Short Notice for Secret Meetings, Not Able to View TPP/Not a Democracy!

Interesting. Is Hillary Clinton giving in to Elizabeth Warren? Or is it a ruse?

An Edible History of Humanity by Tom Standage

Clinton cautious about Obama's Pacific trade deal

Martin O'Malley Just Jumped to the Left of Elizabeth Warren. Your Move, Hillary.

Welcome the Least-Loved Critters

Sam Seder: Self-Hate and Projection: A Republican Story

Ohio middle school backs down after deleting ‘feminist’ from student’s class photo shirt

Sam Seder: Hilarious: Ben Carson's Gaffe-Filled Trip to Israel

Indiana Still Discriminates But Does America Care Anymore? FINAL JUDGMENT

Coloradans still high on marijuana legalization

NPPD to become first U.S. utility to produce electricity from clean-burning hydrogen

Evolution, Growth, & a Question

Key House Democrat Vows To Scuttle Obama's Fast-Track Trade Authority

TYT: Hannity & Guest Blames Gang Rape On Jon Stewart

Sen.Sanders:TPP:Wall Street Wins,Workers lose

So I was talking to some customers

Ok. I admit it. I don't understand why any business would refuse service to gays

Just fired a version of this to each of my representatives

Ted Cruz filed for IRS extension, pledges to release his tax return

Just fired a version of this to each of my representatives (X-Post)

TYT: Who Is The Burka Avenger?

Religious Freedom Laws Highlight Double Standard. FINAL JUDGMENT


N.J. teachers union accuses Christie of lying in pension talk at town hall (plus update)

"Who" and "that"

The Cannabis Group is up and running!

The Cannabis Group is up and running!

What do you think of Ron Wyden's leadership in getting TPP fastracked

Schoolgirl is first deaf child in Wales to get hearing dog

N.J. credit rating cut record ninth time as Moody's cites pension shortfall

All the Republicans jumping into the kiddie pool.

The Superintendent of The Little Rock School District apparently plagiarized his dissertation.

50,000 painkillers missing - janitor blamed

Court: Union not responsible for Facebook threats

Judge Rules in Favor of City on Houston's Equal Rights Ordinance...

So how do we go about legalizing in California?

This GOP Presidential Hopeful Thinks LGBT and Women’s Rights Are a “Distraction”

Republican economists have been wrong about everything


GOP oppo

Where the 11 marijuana bills in Texas currently stand (as of April 11, 2015)

There’s a current Thread which claims Obama stated Today..

Incredible Hidden Cave in Laos

TYT: Is There A Clinton Chipotle Conspiracy?

Lane Bryant Nails It With Their #ImNoAngel Campaign

Texas House approves gutting municipal fracking bans

fasten your seat belts: Republicans Seek to Put Abortion on the Front Burner in 2016

Some people might find it offensive ...

What happened to the Greek and Roman temples and religious statuary?

Sanjay Gupta's CNN Weed specials - what do you think?

Greg Abbott made $134,000 last year and paid $104 in income taxes

‘Isis’ Removed From UN List of Hurricane Names

FLOTUS visits Lil Bub the cat

Michigan Mechanic Who Won't "Service" Gays

Three! Count'em! 3!!! More entry slots available!

Liberland: Europe's tiny new country where taxes are optional

Chicken in a Can.

Yea! Great group!

Welfare System Designed to Keep the Poor Poorer

A good place to begin -the Federal Government. The National Institute of Health...