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Archives: April 18, 2015

I don't get the Tulsa volunteer cop...

Wales: lost kitteh returned to home

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has quadruple bypass surgery

North Korea warns U.S. envoy of 'bigger mishap' than a knife attack

9 Surprising Foods With More Sugar Than a Krispy Kreme Doughnut

Steve Tucker served a 10-year prison sentence for selling light bulbs.

4th annual Home Grown Maine Expo, Augusta Civic Center, May 30 -31

Obama says will sign bill allowing Congress to review Iran deal

Kirtland Cult Killings Were 'Mandated By God,' Former Member Says!

President Obama's Big Liberal Health Care Rout No One Noticed

SICK SICK SICK SICK SICK woman puts arrow in cat's head - cheers on FB. And she's a vet! *GRAPHIC*

Medical Cannabis Resources

PLEASE call your senators about TPP fastrack now...Please...

The Daily Show visits two pastors (and a Buddhist monk)

Auto union opposes trade deal

Oklahoma governor signs 'foolproof' nitrogen gas execution method

Argentina launches legal action to prevent Falklands oil and gas drilling

A fake and a charlatan': Doctors call for Dr. Oz to be dismissed from Columbia surgery faculty over

Let's make the Cannabis Bee happy! Make pot legal on the federal level.

Pope Francis ponders Cuba stopoff during US visit

FBI Ruse Violated Rights of Vegas Hotel Guest, US Judge Says

Jameis Winston rape accuser files lawsuit

Is there a link that highlights exactly what the TPP is and how it hurts the American worker. The

Guatemalan Ex-Dictator's Daughter Announces Presidential Bid

Life insurance for children?

7 Methane Eruption Craters Confirmed In Siberia; Unofficial Count Between 20 And 30

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF Friday! & a new Kitteh gif

Mike Huckabee vows to announce decision on a 2016 presidential run on May 5

Ask Molly Ringwald: my teacher wants me to delete an atheist picture from social media. Should I?

Civil Forfeiture Is a Cop Racket

It's FUCKING APRIL, And 152,000 Hectares Of Russia/Siberia Is On Fire - BTW, Warmest Winter Ever

Boeing Machinists call off vote after union organizers threatened at gunpoint in South Carolina

Boeing Machinists call off vote after union organizers threatened at gunpoint in South Carolina

The Giants have to win a game at some point, right?

should Lincoln chaffer has a group here

U.S. Army Trainers Arrive in Ukraine

"Full-Scale Panic" In B.C. Scallop Farms; Multiple Threats Converge, Acidification 1st Among Them

It's Hard To Say I Love You When You're Sitting On My Face

Bill would make Catholic hospitals tell patients about options elsewhere

25 TV Show Intros from the 1950s

10 diseases where medical marijuana could have impact - x post from GD

Gas-line blast closes major highway, injures at least 15

Black Gospel Choir Makes Man Wish He Believed In All That God Bullshit

Friday Talking Points (342) -- Chasing The Scooby Van

Volunteers provide vegetarian meals to underserved Harlem (NYC) residents

For Rep. Fischer, knowing rules can be powerful (Democrats derail House bills with points of order)

100's of PubMed published Medical Cannabis Studies

Boxing: April 18

Need help with Satan

Victims of Fukushima

cnn barf alert...

Sen. Johnson Of Wisconsin Thinks ACA Recipients Are Moochers/Takers..

anybody ever leave a hospital against medical advice?

Tel Aviv University Researchers Find Sharp Spike In Global Anti-Semitism

It is time for Hillary supporters and all women to take down Donald Trump

Judith Miller on with Bill Maher right now

Rand Paul - "Hungry Seniors Go To Your Church For Food. Govt Has NO Role In Helping You.

Viral Video Appears To Show Sydney Train Passenger Defending Muslim Woman Against Hateful Rant

Half of U.S. states consider right-to-die legislation

Elizabeth Warren's Comprehensive Wall Street Reform Agenda

In Ireland, Chasing the Wandering Soul of Yeats

'Drop the death penalty,' say parents of Boston bombing victim

Can Peru stop ‘ethical chocolate’ from destroying the Amazon?

Don't let media define the way you see things.

Can Peru stop ‘ethical chocolate’ from destroying the Amazon?

Indiana reports jump in new HIV cases in rural outbreak

4-17-15 On this day in Labor History the year was 1911 in 2:00

4-17-15 On this day in Labor History the year was 1911 in 2:00

4-17-15 On this day in Labor History the year was 1911 in 2:00

Idiot Rand Paul has called for Meals on Wheels to be privatized. IT IS ALREADY A PRIVATE NON-PROFIT

Viral Video Appears To Show Sydney Train Passenger Defending Muslim Woman Against Hateful Rant

TCM Schedule for Sunday April 19 - Barbara Stanwyck and George Brent

Anchorage police prepare for their first 4/20 since legalization

Union-friendly bill could slow affordable housing

TCM Schedule for Monday April 20 - Hitching a Ride

Union-friendly bill could slow affordable housing

Just putting it out there: McMillan-Supreme-2016

Veteran Chinese journalist Gao Yu sentenced to 7 years

Democratic Party giving plug to Lincoln Chafee

Bernie Sanders Urges Hillary Clinton To Join The Fight And Defeat The TPP

Jeb bush kisses up to the NRA; wants more and more and more guns

***HYSTERICAL***Michigan Mother Destroys Abstinence Only Sex Ed Class with Live Twitter Feed

A New 'Wrinkle in Time': never-before-seen passage sheds light on author's political philosophy

April 24: Demand justice for Rana Plaza victims and lasting changes in the apparel industry

And now… A few words from J. Paul Olde Timey Canine:

Guatemalan ex-dictator's daughter announces presidential bid

Guatemalan ex-dictator's daughter announces presidential bid

Nebraska could soon repeal the death penalty

Oh my . . .

Dinosaur Feathers Discovered in Canadian Amber.

Now don't forget ladies, "Clean away the clutter before you husband arrives"

Bank of America tries to seize widow's home while forgetting to mention that her loan was insured

This is the kind of guy Dave Grohl is.

Every 7 years - Financial melt down

"And we feel that the American Flag does not represent integrity, honor, justice, or truth."

Mav's Cuban Rips Rockets: 'They Aren't Good'

Knicks' Carmelo Anthony questioned choice to stay, but looks to next year

Just another day here in Frackland

After 53 years, "Sabado Gigante" to shut down

Just another day here in Frackland

Speaking of disrespect for teachers' unions...I can tell you what teachers likely to do in 2016

Her Body Migrant

My rant about what I think teachers might do in 2016.

Our party leaders need to let go of the "they have nowhere else to go" attitude towards the base.

Court upholds Houston's anti-discrimination ordinance

thought about cruelty and animals...

Three dead, twelve injured in building collapse at concert in Chile

Liberman said to keep Foreign Ministry, Shas to get transportation

Mayor de Blasio, in Iowa, Cites ‘Rampant Inequality’ in U.S.

Robert Kennedy Jr on Bill Maher next week

Thousands Of Iraqis Flee As Islamic State Makes Gains In Sunni Heartland

This post censored by the DEA

Australian police foil terror plot

Opt-Out Movement Accelerates Amid Common Core Testing

"Once he choked her unconscious, I didn't need to get to know him!"

'People you may know' at LinkedIn

Juergen Klopp

Cannabis Cup weekend here in Denver

New York City’s Brave New Police Policy

"...smug Liberal" That is what my wife was called today.

Gone Girl: An Interview With An American In ISIS

Scientists create algorithm that ‘identifies future trolls from just five posts’

What Good Atheism Has Done for This Ex-Muslim?


Edwards Supporters - Let's Meet!

Have you kissed a stingray?

Top USDA veterinarian: Bird flu outbreak may last for years and be 'devastating' to poultry

Argentina Identifies Remains of Student Disappeared in 1975

China, Venezuela to bolster military, technical cooperation

Daily Holidays -April 18

Voter initiative to legalize marijuana in Arizona filed

Question about nice pens

French PM calls hatred of Jews 'insufferable', pledges 107 mil Euro against anti-Semitism

Paging grantcart.

some basic information about the TPP: How many draft chapters have leaked? (Part 1)

Led Zepplin - Thank You (VIDEO)

Afghanistan suicide blast kills 33, injures more than 100

French frigate to recreate Lafayette's voyage to US

HRC on the TPP: Hedging and essentially a whole lot of nothing

Anger after toddlers made to wear yellow stars to mark Holocaust

Indigenous Wayuu Children Dying From Corruption and a Stolen River in Colombia

Apple, The Conservation Fund to protect 3,600 acres of Brunswick County forest

A call to support Doug Hughes, gyroscopter pilot who landed on Capitol lawn.

Good grief.

So I'm making medical caramels infused with cannabis. First effort, not so good. Thoughts?

Tim McGraw trashed for playing Sandy Hook concert

OMG! Oreo races to protect Cookie Monster. Now both are looking for a home.

This Wednesday, a hundred years ago...

Obesity affects six different types of people, researchers say

Donald Trump shares horribly sexist tweet: 'Hillary Clinton Can't Satisfy Her Husband'

I really think the TPP could spawn something huge.

Aircraft carrier that survived atomic blasts lies at bottom of Pacific

Weekly Address: Climate Change Can No Longer Be Ignored

Most visited art museum in the world introduces a flat fee - Good news for art lovers & tourists

No More Cheating: Restoring the Rule of Law in Financial Markets

Israel, Palestinians Agree on Tax Revenue Transfer

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

"Fight for $15" Movement Continues to Grow

Labor Department Charges Ala. Hyundai Supplier With Obstructing Investigation

It is 4.20

'She sails like a bird' ! - Replica French frigate to recreate Lafayette's voyage to US

Thom Hartmann: Are Pay To Play Cops in Your City?

'She sails like a bird' ! - Replica French frigate to recreate Lafayette's voyage to US

Sen. Sanders going back on Fox again, this time with Chris Wallace

Obama to US Workers: "Thanks for supporting me. Here's a bag of shit for you. Enjoy."

GamerGate teams up with their MRA brothers to troll Calgary Expo

New & Improved Beijing Smog - Now With Extra Dust & Genuine Mongolian Sand!

World Bank - Helping The Planet's Poorest, Except For 3.5 Million Evicted For Projects Since 2004

Wisconsin Republicans introduce bill to require photo IDs for food stamp recipients

Twitter moves non-US accounts to Ireland away from the NSA

Full-On Collapse (91%) In CA Sardine Fishery Finally Prompts 2016 Closure, Pending 15 Closure

Here it is, your Saturday LOL, courtesy of Some Idiot on Facebook (c).

Tyrion The Vending Machine Cat by Nicole Detroit, MI

UW-Madison chancellor: Scott Walker budget will mean job losses, longer stays for students

Senator slams feds over decade-old oil leak in Gulf

Your guess re the Royal Baby's sex, d.o.b., weight!

'Help! Fire!' Talking parrots cause house fire confusion

The Guardian: The bench is out there: Democrats hunt for a new generation – and Clinton's VP

"They get bitter, they cling to guns or religion"

A Dr. Who quote that explains the GOP perfectly

AFL-CIO Day of Action to Stop Fast Track- Today, April 18 2015, actions nation wide....

Jon Stewart: why I quit The Daily Show

Republican Hopefuls Upgrade GOP Clown Car

Korten: A Trade Rule That Makes it Illegal to Buy Local?

"White People....They Used To Be Everywhere"

The best thing I"ve ever read on why the TPP sucks, from the heaviest hitter: Stiglitz

Joseph Sciambra claims gays suffer from "gay bowel syndrome"

Bakery Gives Awesome Response to its Anti-Gay Harassers

Saying dumb shit for attention and profit.

Bachmann: God Punishing US With 'Economic Disasters, Natural Disasters' Due To Obama Presidency

Hospitals to fight bill that would open NC medical market

Hillary Clinton's sneakily brilliant launch

‘Hybrid War’ and ‘Little Green Men’: How It Works, and How It Doesn’t

Nasrallah to Saudi Arabia: Enough is enough

The Grand Canyon Is Getting A Mall

Chris Christie: "I would love, for a week, to be the emperor"

I would much rather have Pres. Obama or Sec. Clinton negotiating trade deals

Two old friends (1 male 1 female) said good morning by calling for their breakfast

Two old friends (1 male 1 female) said good morning by calling for their breakfast


Russia denies striking gas deal to net Greece €5bn

Did I just hear that Joe Scarborough is running for president?

Hillary Clinton Answer On Abortion Leaves 'Pro-Life' Senator Speechless

Supplies of cognac have been loaded onto the vessel using strictly traditional methods...

It is Scouting for Food Day here

Obama in weekly address: 'No greater threat to our planet than climate change'

Our old cat (16) just maimed a baby bunny.

If You Don’t Like Bats, These 7 Facts Will Turn Your World Upside-Down

Syria: UN agency appeals for $30 million to help besieged civilians in Yarmouk camp

The lobotomy worked! . . . Please come CAPTION Bernie Goldberg on O'Reilly!!!

If you have a moment, check-in. I think of you all often but don't want to intrude.

Summer's coming finally!! Have you a favourite summer meal

Dr. Oz fires back against critics calling for his exit from Columbia University, promising to addres

Where Is Dr. Who When You Need Him?

Harvard Law School film crew examines Montana's strict milk expiration laws

Talent in unexpected places - beautiful sounds

P G & E again

The Grand Canyon Is Getting A Mall

My thoughts on not being 'specific'

RT: State Dept. Wrote To Sony For Help In Countering Islamic State, Russian Narratives

Obama Downplays Russia Weapons Sale To Iran

No love lost

The voices Hillary Clinton didn’t hear

Guest Lineups For The Sunday News Shows

Atheist mom: Death threats from angry Christians helped kill my faith

Marco Rubio’s healthcare plan covers 80 people in Florida

Believe It Or Not, Bipartisanship Breaks Out On Capitol Hill

Must-try Fayetteville club: The Cork and Keg. Haters not welcome.

stand firm. i like what and how clinton addresses abortion.

Louisiana religious freedom bill author a 'despicable bigot,' Baton Rouge council member says

Lindsey Stirling featuring the 'Landfillharmonic'.

New Anger-Powered Cars May Revolutionize The Way We Drive

Will you vote for Hillary, gun control advocate?

Room For One More in April contest

Protect a Sumatran Tiger for Earth Day

How to Perform a Tim Tam Slam!!

Catholic cathedral exists in name only

Fool Me 3 Times?!

South African companies boycott G4S over links to Israeli prisons

Rand Paul Is Trying To Fool The Left Into Thinking That He Is Their Friend

American AFL-CIO labour union federation to host anti-fast track events, adverts on 18 April

New Evidence Suggests Middle East Conflict Predates All Human Civilization

Now for a cute "AWW" moment

Obama's playing 3D chess - TPP. We just gotta trust him.

Discussion- ending militarization of police, police brutality and gov sanctioned murder by LEO.

The President has to rely almost wholly on repubs to pass the TPA

Interfaith education program to begin in Ganges

New York Readies Restrictive Medical Marijuana Law

Hmm- makes you wonder about extinction choices

Do you opt your children out of standardized testing (if you can)

Sewage crisis threatens Gaza's access to water

Now for something totally dum

Invitation to a poll on Hillary, gun control advocate

Exclusive : Former Greek gov. official claimed that Greece's default postponed for 3-4 years!

What's Hillary's batting average on Citizen's United and TPP?

Discussion- ending militarization of police, police brutality and gov sanctioned murder by LEO.

Hillary Clinton for President. GOP RESPONSE!

Vet posts image of her holding up corpse of pet cat on Facebook: 'My first bow'

Study Finds Illegal Immigrants Pay $11.8B in Taxes

More than 13 million honeybees spill on I-5 in Lynnwood

Chile: Anarchists Juan Flores, Nataly Casanova and Guillermo Duran declare hunger strike

New shoes to save lives...A simple idea that could mean the end of children having to go barefoot

Thom Hartmann Show: Sen. Sanders: I'll Announce Soon on Running for President

Huckabee says he'll announce 2016 decision on May 5

As expected, Congress is trying to fast track the TPP. Now is the time to organize and defeat it.

Here's a little game: substitute the word "serious" for cold and see how it sounds.

Jon Stewart: why I quit The Daily Show

Pray for those imprisoned, whether justly or unjustly,

240 years ago today!


Clowns Brawl With Protesters Under Circus Big Top in San Bernardino

O' Rubio, O' Rubio, Where art thou ?

Teen gets offensive word on shirt blocked from school pic.The word? Feminist.

HRC is, quite simply, one of the more risk averse politicians

I'm bringing my one woman show to New York!

Victim of Southold fire renowned feminist Sidney Abbott

Do we have fair elections anymore?

Quick thing that I want to say.

"You can always count on Americans to do the right thing - after they've tried everything else."

San Francisco residents mark anniversary of 1906 earthquake

Swelling in hands & feet

The president on climate crisis: a little late but covering his six o'clock

Democracy Now: Debate: Hillary Clinton Sounds Populist Tone, But Are Progressives Ready to Back Her

ISIL blamed for Afghanistan attack

Homeless Man Reunited With Long-Lost Bank Account..South Tampa-Hyde Park Patch:

Damn good reasons to support Hillary!

First of all, can we answer these questions?

For NC, few standout hospitals in new federal rating system

The Case for U.S.-Russian Parity (With Prof. Stephen Cohen)

Thousands in Germany protest against Europe-U.S. trade deal

Exclusive: William Shatner’s $30 Billion Kickstarter Campaign to Save California

In the Middle East, Our Enemy's Enemy Must Be Our Friend

‘Jew-baiter’ and former SS member Gunter Grass dies

Smear the queer

It bothers the shit out of me

Which 7 Democrats just voted to repeal the Estate Tax?

B.Sanders: It's time that corporate America created jobs in this country, not in low-wage countries

I cannot view the Democratic Party as serious until...

I wish I had paid more attention to the Trayvon Martin case when it was in the news

I am voting for Hillary!

UGA student facing disciplinary action for involvement in civil protest to expand Medicaid

Putin Warns Israel Against Selling Arms To Ukraine

A different view of a bat

Israeli Media Magnate Saban Hints Clinton Opposes Iran Nuclear Deal

Spiritual Belief System Selector

Toussaint l'Overture and the Haitian Revolution

Neil deGrasse Tyson: Politicians Denying Science Is ‘Beginning Of The End Of An Informed Democracy’

My Ammosexual congresscritter

GOP White House Hopefuls Bicker Over America’S Role In World

Sativa/Indica question:

Toon: About HRC running unopposed...

Iranian Ship Convoy Moves Toward Yemen, Alarming US Officials

Los Angeles Unified reaches tentative deal with teachers

Europe Faces A 'real Threat' From Russia, Warns US Army Commander

Since Democracy is Dead in America

The New World Disorder

What's for Dinner, Sat., April 18, 2015

Jimi Hendrix- The Wind Cries Mary (VIDEO)

#Dear Elizabeth Warren : Watch This

Mexico confirms capture of Gulf Cartel leader

Marco Rubio: the 2016 presidential campaign's $40 million man

Karma: Elephant Hunter Crush Killed by Intended Prey

A question for my vegetarian / vegan friends who are former carnivores

Giant fireworks display as Hermione leaves France for America once again!

Global Citizen 2015 Earth Day Live Stream

Looming Greek 'crunch' threatens fresh global crisis, warns Osborne

Usher, Gwen Stefani, Common, Mary J. Blige, Train among headliners for Earth Day rally Saturday

Global Citizen 2015 Earth Day Takes Over The National Mall

Suspect charged with murder of student

Earth Day organizers hope to reach millions, teaming up with 'Angry Birds' game developers

Calling all "polleneers"---let's give bees a chance!

My "WTF?" of the day, chiropractor who does exorcisms and trades sex for treatment division...

Green Day gets into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Anti-Gay Company Has Lapsed Michigan Mechanic's License

Obama set to utter term 'climate change' in Florida on Earth Day trip

"He pulled a Mitt!"

Religion In The Comics - 022

See how YOUR senators voted on The bipartisan Cardin-Vitter amendment, 2 votes short of 60 needed!

Occupy Providence protests international trade bill

Large explosion at Karnes City oil facility sends flames more than 100 feet into the air

Pittsburgh-area students organize 'Anti-Gay Day' to counteract anti-bullying Day of Silence

Jason Kenney says Canadian soldiers will not be training Nazi sympathizers in Ukraine

Fracking Bill Gets Tentative OK from Texas House

Fucking EVIL Tourists burn endangered animal with fire, video it.

This afternoon I went to the Celebration of Life memorial for a friend/colleague

Rand Paul didn't need to go all the way to New Hampshire to prove that he's a clueless KNOB.

Monte Carlo masters SPOILER

Muslim leader warns against Yes vote in marriage referendum (Ireland)

Veterinarian in hot water over dead cat photo on Facebook (Graphic Warning)

Robert Reich on Fast Track and the TPP

Japan’s Maglev Train Hits World Record 590 Kilometers Per Hour

"'Climate change' is just two little words!" . . . Please come CAPTION Rick Scott!!!

Carly Fiorina- Hillary lacks the achievements to be president.

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

Tim's cry for help

Journalism’s Big Move: "What to Discard, Keep, and Acquire in Moving from Print to Web Digital"

What the hell have you been smoking?

new restrictions on abortion restrictors

Tim's Cry For Help

new restrictions on abortion restrictors

What is this called?

Senate Passes Compromise Bill Increasing Federal Funding for Abstinence-Only Sex Education

What is this called?

Senate Passes Compromise Bill Increasing Federal Funding for Abstinence-Only Sex Education

Toon: Brownback is the Personal Shopping Assistant for the Poor

Today in Herstory: FDR Calls on Women for More Support in Wartime

Putin warns Israel against selling arms to Ukraine

Physical Graffiti - remastered. fuck. now I need to upgrade my shelf system...

If US wants to study ‘weaponization’ of media, it can look at its own front pages – Noam Chomsky

"...In 1973, hospitals made up 80 percent of the country’s abortion facilities."

So, Lets play name the scandal!

Should we disqualify politicians who had to "evolve" on marriage equality?

Conservative city councilwoman caught slapping 6-year-old special needs student’s face

windows screensaver - looking for an old one from like 1997 or so...

So I finally took the plunge!

The Bernie Sanders Facebook page says he'll be on Fox w/Chris Wallace tomorrow, 9am ET

Use Peeps to measure the speed of light

Two Deputies Tased in mental health incident

This Week in God.... (Maddow blog)

Of course 2015 is past time to put a woman on our currency, but the bigger question is

South African President vows to end anti-foreigner violence

Good luck, Michigan. Just heard on the news that all mushroom hunters are required to be

NY Times Blow's: Walter Scott is Not on Trial - Justification of Murder

Here we go again..... Armed Militia Mobilizing to Take on Feds’ Land Grab… Issue This Warning Shot

another picture of Ozzie Guillen and his cat

Student, son of Seguin police officer dead after self-inflicted gunshot at high school

How liberal would Hillary's Supreme Court picks be?

Fox News: Obama to seek Slavery Reparations.

Scientists have made people more creative using electrical stimulation

Iran proposes 4-point plan to UN to solve Yemeni conflict

Follow-up: Richmond teacher resigns over 'anti-Muslim' materials

The Hustler......

Huge Fire Wood Score Today

Black Student Union members block Sather Gate on Saturday morning

Kantele improvisation

2015 Horse Racing - 2015 Charles Town Classic

2016 US Senate Election Tossup Races.

Middleclass Is Magical BBC

A truly amazing obit from my local paper

If the TPP has no environmental protections, couldn't it cause further destructions of the rain

160 hospitalized for problems with "spice" drugs

So... I died last Sunday (with edits about work)

Out of the 800,000 Floridians who will remain without

Democratic Stuff has MORE Hillary items for sale

trumad wants slave owning ancestry censored from DU.

MO National Guard Calls Ferguson Protestors ‘Enemy Forces,’ ‘Adversaries’

Chris Christie VOWS that he will CRACK DOWN on the evil "gateway drug," MARY J WARNER. You HIPPIES!

How do I give Captain Mogan a time out when he, at 13 months,

Obama to Get "Fast Track" for Trade Pacts?--Why This is Important!--It's a Popular/Populist Uprise.

“We live in a faux democracy, which is why everyone’s so cynical and nobody votes”

The Rolling Stones - Far Away Eyes