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Archives: April 28, 2015

Baltimore officials gave citizens the finger.

Dear Human: A Desperate Plea From Your Cat

Martin Luther King on violence:

Israeli Right renews its fight on funding for human rights orgs

Elderly brother who gave voice to Ludlow victims died this morning: “It’s not too late to remember.

The Shit People Say: Transgendered edition

On riots:

"But this, now, in the streets, is an affront to that man's memory..."

Today's adventure

Help for Nepal: please consider Direct Relief International

ODYSSEYS: Pittsburgh — the best place in the world for Canadian researcher

They are not THUGS!

Fire hoses being cut?

Just a friendly reminder.

Says a lot that some of us are more outraged over riots than black people dying.

Baltimore...What can I do?

MLK, his last night speech. Chilling, prophetic. Appropriate tonight.

Police brutality: Officers not excused from acting inhumanely

1,100-square-foot Ballard house sells for $717,000

Governor Hogan about to speak

Pennsylvania court reinstates conviction of Catholic clergyman in abuse case

After 39 years in prison, an epic tale of innocence found and bitterness lost

General of MD National Guard is an Indian (Asian) woman...

Kenneth Roth: What’s Wrong With You?

Has anyone ever ridden an ELF?

New bird flu cases probable in Iowa, millions of birds affected

U.S. senator sticking by 'poison pill' tweak to trade bill

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! You Gotta Kill ‘Em! & a new Kitteh gif

Question for Home buyers/sellers

Calling all bored DU artists...

Prof. Stephen Hawking calls David Cameron a ‘right twat’ on Twitter

Islamic State kills five journalists working for Libyan TV station-army official

Australia formally advised of imminent Indonesia executions-foreign minister

Spare me your "concern" all of a sudden for a CVS store, jobs or ANYTHING in the AfAm Baltimore cmty

At least half the people in congress are ignorant assholes

Ed Schultz Rants on Trashing of Unions & Attack on MSNBC Network re TPP, Guest: Bernie Sanders

Mets vs Marlins game tonight lasted 1 hour 58 minutes!

Republicans seek new limits on Guantanamo prisoner transfers

Wolf Blitzer is a horrible person and a terrible journalist

Anyone watching Rachel Maddow? This is just leaving me speechless. MORE INFO

FBI: Two Former Marion Police Officers Sentenced for Using Excessive Force While Tasing a Woman

Jean-Marie Le Pen allegedly kept €2.2m in hidden Swiss bank account

General Election 2015: Tories sack candidate who said she would never support 'the Jew' Ed Miliband

What Happens to a Dream Deferred?

Just perused GD. Baltimore officials should read DU for expert advice.

There seems to be a lack of professionalism in many institutions in this country and some day...

Looting and violence do NOT solve anything

On my Facebook feed, I have people demanding people in Baltimore be shot. With live ammo.

When will Black Lives Matter?

Postponed due to bad...

Oh god not Sharpton.

NREL Report Estimates Market Potential of Shared Solar and Discusses Relevant Securities Regulations

Today in Herstory: New York Will No Longer Enforce Prohibition on Married Teachers (4/27/1904)

Today in Herstory: New York Will No Longer Enforce Prohibition on Married Teachers )4/27/1904)

Where justice is denied...

A Woman Alone Is Not Necessarily a Lonely Woman

10,000 Strong Peacefully Protest In Downtown Baltimore, Media Only Reports The Violence...

Hide me.

Miller says he will plead guilty in Jewish site shootings

We got a dandy in the video forum again...

Why I don't care about looters,people breaking shop windows etc.

Nicki Minaj turns NY boys into men

CNN: An Affordable Senior Housing Center has been set on fire

Maybe Baltimore is the spark we need.

Riot, looting prompt state of emergency, curfew in Baltimore

Can someone help me ID these birds

***Updated Delivery to Atheist.Agnostic Group Forum Group Public Private Library *pic heavy*

Steelworkers union accuses LyondellBasell of refusing to negotiate

Pennsylvania top court reinstates monsignor's conviction

If the shit don't get better, these riots will seem like a day in the park.

2 men sentenced for roles in shooting death of 5-year-old Payton Benson

self delete

MLK on riots...

Ladies, don't use the head in Cigars & Stripes bar.

Statement by Attorney General Lynch on the Situation in Baltimore

ESPN suing Verizon over unbundling of its sports channel

If America had an Intifada, I'm sure it would look like what's going on right now in Charm City

Team VP blasts the 'militarized and aggressive surveillance state.'

Detroit and Newark, NJ once had a major race riots, too

a pox on BOTH rioters AND cops

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Tuesday, 28 April 2015

A Field Guide to Negative Progress | John Michael Greer

Man shot to death by federal agent in Detroit

just saw the "seaworld" ad--wanted to throw something at those lying cretins.

I hope the MD Guard is better prepared for crowd control than the Ohio Guard at Kent State.

Says a lot that nobody is bothering themselves to LOOK

Tuna company, 2 employees charged in death of worker in oven

Only Three Wolves Are Left in This National Park

Tenn. coalition asks court not to release rape case records

there were no rapes in the soviet union.

Somebody endangered got in the photo of friends

Can I watch?

Elizabeth Warren on Hillary Clinton's embrace of her populist message: 'Eh'

How to raise a black son in America..

Two wrongs perhaps, but which one makes YOU more angry?

Sectarian battles begin within the party

Hillary Clinton responds to Baltimore situation...

What is NOT helpful in discussions about rioting in {name the city in question}

Russian pro-Putin bikers turned back at Polish border

Martin O'Malley responds to Baltimore situation

Please continiue to pray for the people of Baltimore.

O’Malley cutting short trip to Ireland amid unrest in Baltimore.

What happens to a dream deferred?

My Gay Fucking cousin said on Facebook that shoot and kill would end this quickly!

American Civil War commemorated way down south of Dixie

Nonviolence As Compliance - TA-NEHISI COATES

Boy, 8, suffers life-threatening injuries after getting hit by vehicle

I do not regard curfews as a legitimate use of state authority

Solidarity protests take place in Oakland as Baltimore unrest continues

It is easy to condemn rioting, it takes much more effort to fix the conditions that lead to rioting

New Attorney General Loretta Lynch Speaks about Baltimore and Freddie Gray

Ted Cruz Says Psychiatrist Has Cleared Him to Run for President

Police rescuing a child from a burning building...

Did Bush screw up the economy or not?

Military Personnel Trained by the CIA Used Napalm Against Indigenous People in Brazil

Source of Ohio botulism cases likely was potato salad

MSNBC: 100 National Guard troops being dispatched to Downtown Baltimore...

Rioters "beat it" in Baltimore

I saw this cat, and thought of this forum....

Baltimore Sun op-ed: Baltimore's real, untelevised revolution

Colombia's health ministry seeks to halt coca spraying

Colombia's health ministry seeks to halt coca spraying

Video Reveals Peru Police Attempts to Incriminate Demonstrator

Civil Unions Approved by Ecuador's National Assembly

This song does not exactly make sense to me, but it is seriously stuck in my head today

Peruvian community lives half-year on the water

Southern Baptists canceled an event with Ben Carson. Here’s why it matters.

Shep Smith hoping for a car to ram into the police

Lookout Cookout #1 for 2015

Islam debate returns to Garland ISD’s Culwell Center with Muhammad art event

Freddie Gray Laid to Rest, Baltimore Rises Up

High schoolers started a ruckus after classes. So now they cancel school tomorrow?

Freaking Out Over Fracking

Hurt Feelings and Thin Skin – Session’s Getting Good

Amazing picture...

Notes from the Right Tea Wing Party

‘Dick Cavett’s Vietnam’: TV Review

What the hell has happened to Google?

Baltimore Cops Caught Throwing Rocks Back at Protesters then get rushed.

Lawmakers Look to Ban Abortion From Health Plans

What violence in the wake of the King assassination can, and can’t, teach us about Baltimore today.

Economic statistics of Freddy Gray's neighborhood in Baltimore ...

At Least 44,000 Cars Were Stolen Last Year Because Doofus Drivers Left the Keys in Them

ANY signs that Brownback's vicious insanity is finally turning Kansans AGAINST the Tea Party?

Violence is never the solution....

UK Election: Labour faces wipeout in Scotland.

The White House Correspondents’ Dinner, Now Viral in China

Dear John Letters

An oldie, but well worth watching again

I feel bad about the locally-owned shops in Baltimore getting damaged.

This Map Will Let You Know What Your State Can Cheer "We're #1!" About

a distinction that Wall Street doesn't want us to make

I feel bad about all the people killed or abused by cops in Baltimore

‘Ayatrollah’ Khamenei: Iran’s Leader Uses Freddie Gray’s Death to Blast the United States

Post your SOLUTIONS (or ideas for them) here. FUCK the rhetoric and finger pointing...

Murder Ballads!

Mother beats son for participating in Baltimore riots (VIDEO)

Know your BFEE, 2016.

Regarding Baltimore: Black people have the moral authority to call for nonviolence-whites don't.

Photo: Police throw rocks at protesters in Baltimore

For Baltimore, For us, For the people

Texas State student sits nearly nude outside library for art project on objectification of women

Fox News Meme. Baltimore Is Obama's Fault. He Is The Great Divider.

Noam Chomsky

Colombia’s police ‘right behind’ elusive drug lord ‘Otoniel’

Freddie Gray not the first to come out of Baltimore police van with serious injuries

Anonymous says hello NSA, FBI, DHS, ATF and DEA online...

Do any of you keep mementos of your old religion? For whatever reason?

CNN To Viewers Check Twitter If You Want The News

Site of Deadliest Native American Massacre Identified in Idaho

Daily Holidays - April 28

Noam Chomsky Activism

World Day for Safety and Health at Work

Texas Bill Would Reduce All Teachers' Salaries To Just $27,000

Sleep Paralysis: You're Awake, But You Can't Move

Road music.

Triumph, The Insult Comic Dog Interviews Ralph Nader (2008)

A portable inexpensive solar desalination system for use anywhere in the world ...MIT

Prison For South Carolina Cops Who Tasered Mentally Disabled Woman 8 Times

Baltimore: Nonviolence as Compliance, Ta-Nehisi Coates

Nepal troops ready aid for remote quake-hit villages

Bloods and Crips Team Up to Protest Baltimore’s Cops

Wrestling world mourns the passing of Verne Gagne, who died at 89

(India) Foreign funding: Govt cancels licences of nearly 9,000 NGOs

Thatcher and Murdoch - LIARS on steroids

Jon Jones Arrested

Why Elizabeth Warren thinks Bill Clinton made CEO pay even worse

Thom Hartmann: "Fast Track" Flouts the Constitution

This is what happened at the mall before the rioting:

Bill Moyers segment with "The Wire" creator David Simon (apropos in light of Baltimore)

Today's Non-Sequitur

11 stunning images highlight double-standard of reaction to riots like Baltimore

Why are they rioting? Read this:

I wonder if Baltimore will change the dynamics of the 2016 Election...

Mom of the Year (Baltimore Uprising)

Topeka - 3 Million Gallon Sewage Spill Into Kansas River - 48 Hours Before Anyone Noticed

America's history of white race riots

UNDUE FORCE (This is a report by the Baltimore Sun about the police and what they have done.)

dog on skateboard

Oklahoma Geological Survey Scientists Strongly Suspected Fracking-Quake Link In 2007

I think the Baltimore cops were cowboying around resulting in the fatal injury to Freddie.

Mapping Police Violence: Website that is collecting police violence data

The Undemocratic Job-Killing Trade Scheme That Is the Trans-Pacific Partnership

Isn't anyoone else sad that a church project waas burned down?

What would have to happen to make you march in the streets of your town?

So how did a texas truck end up as a Jihadist battlewagon

The Maryland governor is a slob. A Rethug slob.

Aggressive Effort Underway by Democratic Leaders to Recruit Elizabeth Warren

Conservatives respond to Baltimore with glee:

I'm compiling a list of Democratic leaders who no longer represent us.

Julian Assange speaks with Tavis Smiley & Cornel West

Burned "a nursing home" sounds so different from "building under construction"

Official: Massive East Baltimore building fire

Michelin restaurant in Ginza refuses reservations by foreigners

When a few headslaps mean you care

It's easy to support the violence and looting when you're safe in the lily white suburbs.

can't wait to see my white friends reposting their dismay at rioters in Facebook

Richard Wolff, "Taboo Broken: New Critical Writing About Capitalism"

Maybe I'm wrong. Maybe I have no right to offer my opinion, but I think this goes beyond police

Joe Scum and the ReTHUG meme this morning

Baltimore is Another Wake-Up Call. America, stop Hitting the Snooze Button.

Congress Should Create An Urban Civilian Conservation Corps Similar To The CCC's Of The 30/40's....

What does Morning Joe have to say this morning re: Baltimore?

Saudi Yemen operation proves Iranian meddling not under threat

Climate change denial? Creationism? Bad. Anti-GMO hysterics? Good.

When a few headslaps means you care.

Mike Luckovich Toon- Young George W Bush

One easy mistake; because we saw images of some young men

Since I'm new I'm still finding my way around. Question:

A little positivity and perhaps a way out of the hopelessness of the urban forgotten

So there you whacky enviros! Florida House passes legislation banning fracking bans

Sabah Rhino - Sumatran Rhino Subspecies - Now Extinct In Wild; 3 Borneo Rhinos Remain

Fox’s Shep Smith schools ‘The Five': Start covering Baltimore and stop trying to ‘indict’ it

The costs of police-brutality: $521 million. (And that's just Chicago.)

Blame game: Climate change causing extreme weather

The Undemocratic Job-Killing Trade Scheme That Is the Trans-Pacific Partnership

The Invention Of Christian America

Why do people of all color---riot, burn and destroy things after a sports championship?

"Do you know why a lot of non blacks are hesitant around black people?..."

Tuesday Toon Roundup 1: Police and Riots

Tuesday Toon Roundup 2: Rights argued

Tuesday Toon Roundup 3: Politics

Monckton & Morano @ Vatican To Scold Pope On Climate; Results Approach Performance Art

Pasley Center Panel on Madam Secretary

Baltimore rioting "ain’t about Freddie Gray.”

Tuesday Toon Roundup 4: The Rest

Fleetwood Mac—Rattlesnake Shake.

Obama mocks Michele Bachmann for blaming apocalypse on him — and conservatives are furious

What People Want From Police Departments

Foreign fighters set up shop in northern Afghanistan

Ta-Nehisi Coates, “Nonviolence As Compliance“

Martin O'Malley is getting some media scrutiny re Baltimore today...

Man Disrupts Iowa Kindergarten Concert With 'English Only' Chant

Recall Taibbi: "The Police in America Are Becoming Illegitimate"

Aggressive Effort Underway to Recruit Elizabeth Warren

"Wisdom isn't the point tonight. Disrespect is"

I saw this posted on my Facebook feed re: Baltimore and keyboard outrage

Walker Plan Cedes Early Momentum to Bush

The Trader as Scapegoat

"Suspect"??? - You Mean "Murder Victim"?

Prospects fading for 'NBC Nightly News' anchor Brian Williams' return

The Mango Machination

Spanky and Our Gang—Lazy Day

A kindergarten concert? What could go wrong?

Explicit photo outs North Dakota lawmaker, retaliation claimed

Freddie Gray protests: No more business as usual

For the GOP, ‘one man, one vote’ becomes ‘one billionaire, one ballot’

Noam Chomsky Joins Educators Opposing Suspension of NJ Teacher Whose Students Wrote to Mumia

Dumbing it Down: I have a teenaged son

new avatar in honor of the Supreme Court case today

Starting today, let`s advance to All Lives Matter.

Donald Trump slams 'African American President' on Baltimore riots

Streets Of Poison: The Toxic Legacy Of Louisiana

Baltimore riots: Security beefed up after looting, fires engulf city

John Doe Prosecutor Won't Back Down, Asks Gov. Scott Walker To Join Him

Saudi says foiled suicide car bombing plot against U.S. embassy

Vigorous enforcement of stringent drug laws was discussed today on Morning Joe...

Why Millions of Americans Feel Like They Have No Power Over Their Lives - By Robert Reich

10,000 people peacefully protested in Baltimore yesterday, how come the media did not report that?

Why Baltimore Burns...

Christie: The Media Made My Poll Numbers Go So Low

Baltimore Mayor, Maryland Guv Abruptly Leave Don Lemon Interview

Noam Chomsky at UMass Boston: "The Common Good: Assaults and Resistance"

Morning Joe Has Some Brutal Words for Baltimore Mayor

Why is Freddie Gray dead?

From the fringe right: The left's plan to turn our country into a Third World Hellhole

A news story on the Baltimore riots: "Violent clashes flare in Baltimore after Freddie Gray funeral"

Fox’s Stacey Dash: No One Would Have Been Beheaded Under Bush

During Baltimore Riots, Trump Trolls City, National Leadership

New documents detail alleged cheating & cover-up at Atlanta police academy

Statue of David returns to Italy after spending time in the USA. (Funny)

Vatican official calls for moral awakening on global warming

Sean Hannity shamed by Baltimore protester: “You’re not concerned about the welfare of black people!

Long Beach Transit Agrees to Purchase Electric Buses

The Supreme Court can’t fix Cruz’s America: Why bigotry will survive even if marriage equality wins

There were 10,000 peaceful protesters. A small group of them rioted & looted.

Bumble Bee charged in gruesome worker oven death

Cruz thinks he can improve on Karl Rove's results among "gays, guns and God" voters. Not in 2016...

Alexis Tsipras, Greek Premier, Signals Possible Referendum Vote on Credit Deal

Detroit-area transit agencies consider single fare card

Pat Robertson Experiences Moment of Lucidity on the 700 Club, Apologizes

Would you buy a used state from this man?

"Do Not Give Them A Reason"

A progressive’s lament about the TPP (Katrina vanden Heuvel)

Jamaica Woman Brings Attention to Rapes Targeting Lesbians

A call for disciplined protest from a young Baltimore resident with a foul mouth. Warning: Language.

Omaha-based manufacturing firm needed a new home fast — to fulfill big contract — and got it

Palestinian Who Clashed With Israeli Troops Dies of Wounds

This young lady speaks for me.

Lots of good Iowans applauded when "English only, USA" jerk was ejected from a kindergarten concert

Bernie Sanders on Gay Marriage: ‘Time for Supreme Court to Catch Up to the American People’

US military 'monitoring' Iran ship seizure

Hillary Clinton updates her logo to support same-sex marriage

Quote for today

Sewol ferry: S Korea court gives captain life sentence for murder

Police SHOULD Be Worried

Even Progressive Catholic Leaders Can’t Keep Up With The Public Embrace Of LGBT Rights

The Battle Over the Trans-Pacific Partnership and Fast-Track Gets Hot

The Onion: Kitchen-Floor Conflict Intensifies As Rival House Cats Claim Same Empty Bag

Charles Pierce: "Non-violent resistance requires a kind of implicit reason on both sides."

Still early in the season, but the NL team most often picked for the WS is in disarray

Yes, George W. Really Should Remain Silent - By Josh Marshall

Names needed in 20 distant solar systems

National Security Whistleblowers Call for Repeal of Patriot Act

Statement from a friend who grew up in Baltimore

Amazing whale vid -- close encounter

Why Americans Don't Treat Fatal Gun Negligence as a Crime

5 Challenges Facing the Secular Movement

Mom sees her son participating in riots..

U.S. Consumer Confidence Unexpectedly Hits a Four-Month Low

Court Says ‘Religious Freedom’ Gives T-Shirt Company The Right To Discriminate Against LGBT Group

The Collapse of a Huge For-Profit College Company Could Cost Taxpayers $200 Million

Hillary Clinton tweets in favor of marriage equality

US Home Prices Accelerated in February as Sales Rise

Hospital: Chicago nurses call off strike, agreement reached

Religion and the Politics of Fear

Nepal Says Earthquake Rebuilding Cost to Exceed $10 Billion

Charles Pierce Asks: "How does one reason in the face of brutalized futility?"

How drunk sports fans helped spark Saturday night's post-protest violence

Baltimore Riots Looting Tears Gas Clash Protesters Freddy Gray Protest Erupts In Chaos [RAW FOOTAGE]

My Right Wing friend said this to me--or--Got this in an email---or--Found this on Facebook--or--

Supreme Court hears historic same-sex marriage arguments

Freddie Gray's rap sheet explains why he ran, not why he's dead

"more concerned about shattered windows than shattered spines?"

Ray Lewis' message to the rioters in Baltimore

Japan launches major lobbying blitz on trade (TPP)

Live SCOTUS Blog Re: Marriage Equality

Bush's Iran Plan Is Worse Than Obama's

Red Dawn

Read & Share: A teacher from Baltimore telling us what REALLY happened in Baltimore.

I will note in passing...


Hilllary Clinton Room Post. Another One Of Peter Schweizer's Anti-Clinton Claims Crumbles

Justice Anthony Kennedy asking skeptical questions during arguments over right of same-sex marriage

“There is nothing ‘black’ about rioting”

Edwards and Van Hollen Meet Up at Maryland NOW on Sunday.

Pic Of The Moment: Baltimore Riots: The Bottom Line

US Warns Israel To Remain 'committed' To Two-State Solution

Excited crowds gather at Supreme Court as gay marriage case is heard

Guardian Points out Edwards "not pro-Israel" record

Just a few numbers.

Thom Hartmann: TPP - A Grab-Bag For the World's Multinational Corporations

The clean up begins...

Thom Hartmann: Are the Europeans Pushing for Regime Change in Greece?

Maine Republicans Want To Cure Infertility, Unless You Had A Disease In Your Filthy Vagina

Fracking hearing, Washington, PA, 4/29/15

Maine Republicans Want To Cure Infertility, Unless You Had A Disease In Your Filthy Vagina

Late Night Clip: Obama, Bush Star in Letterman’s Top Ten ‘Top Ten List’ Entries

Baltimore and Ferguson are the canaries in the mine.

After the Baltimore riots the start of a discussion for the 2016 campaign

Dean Baker | The Battle Over the Trans-Pacific Partnership and "Fast Track" Gets Hot

Saudi Arabia falsely claims Iran's military 'fires at and seizes US cargo ship'

Koch Brothers Explain Bible To Pope. Thanks, Koch Brothers! (NOT THE ONION!)

Some language is universal

Ethics and Extreme Extraction: Local Reflections on Global Issues

Election candidate wants gay people jailed, adultery made illegal and rock bands outlawed

Challenging American Exceptionalism

LOL: "A Leader Among Us"

Religious Americans Support Gay Marriage

Naturally, the response from conservatives...

Please pray for some friends of mine:

Anyone Else Notice That We Tend to Use Female Candidates First Names But Male Candidates Last Names?

you mean this rock-throwing savage?

today in women's herstory--the million woman march for women's lives 25 april 2004

Hidden Post of White Cloud. Was the OP too trusty of DUers?

March For Women’s Lives: Up to a Million Descend on DC in One of the Largest Protests in U.S. Histo

Michelle Bachman being "picked on" since she keeps preaching about these "Endtimes..."

Pipeline oversight lacking; more pipeline news...

Not buying the B******t apology from the gay couple that hosted fundraiser for Cruz

USA's Policy "Debate" On Race

How to fix potholes? Make phallic drawings around them

Use of Violence is an American Thing

General election: GDP figures a blow to Tories as ONS cuts UK growth rate days before election

Quote submitted for your consideration and without comment

In Lansing, bill on religious freedom takes center stage

They call it a "Drone War"

ok here's one....what celebrity or public figure gives you the creeps....

Justices Appear Deeply Divided on Right to Same-Sex Marriage

[Star Trek actress] Alice Eve Says Bruce Jenner Is ‘Playing at Being a Woman’ (TIME)

Jindal warns corporations over 'unnatural alliance with the radical left'

If The SCOTUS rules against marriage equality, time to revolt

Texans support for universal coverage surprises doctors

FYI The audio recording of today's marriage equality arguments @ SCOTUS is now up on their website..

Jamaica has planted its first legal marijuana plant

Fear In A Handful Of Dust

Injured citizens have won 100+ lawsuits against Baltimore in 4 years. $125K went to this pregnant lady

Here's Why Democrats Don't Believe Obama's Trade Promises

The TPP may be the final nail in the coffin for the American worker?

This tweet...

Crips & Bloods DISPUTE Police Claims Regarding Baltimore

"US capitalism is fundamentally flawed, and has a strong tendency toward stagnation."

Have riots ultimately helped or harmed civil rights?

Hillary Clinton Room Post Hillary leads in Iowa in latest PPP poll.

North Carolina Will Make You Wait For That Abortion Until You Realize You Don’t Want It

North Carolina Will Make You Wait For That Abortion Until You Realize You Don’t Want It

Chernobyl fox makes five-decker sandwich

The Port of Oakland Will Shut Down to Protest Police Violence

The Same Poison, The Solution is a Social Movement [Rise of the New Black Radicals, Chris Hedges]

International Workers' Memorial Day - 28 April

The ‘Splainer: What religious sites were lost or damaged in Nepal quake

Former Tiger Kirk Gibson diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease

Has The First Black President Failed The Black Community?......

Religious Views On Same-Sex Marriage Have Radically Changed

Mr. Gray's family

Gov. Christie agrees to send state troopers to Baltimore

Obama is making some profound comments re Baltimore and elsewhere right now

Fake Josh Hamilton talks about being focused when returning to Rangers

LISTEN: Audio from Obergefell Oral Arugments Available Here

Paul Says It Was a Mistake to Topple Saddam Hussein

As if we needed a reminder: We are NOT in a post-racist America

Trumps Says He’ll Build Massive Wall on Mexican Border

An open letter to Mother Nature.

President Obama just nailed a whole lot of it concerning the riots in Baltimore

It's election day for Wards 4 and 8; and though it's not being talked about, this could have big

Westminster Abbey's secrets in the attic to go on display

140 injuries and $5 million property damage

Baltimore Riots: Obama Says 'No Excuse' for 'Senseless' Violence

White people riot and destroy property because

Transcript for questions 1 and 2, Scotus marriage hearings (pdf)

On the Destruction of Property to Affect Change:

It happened again, anti-gay crusader is a closet gay...

Pastors protest religion law fix

But guns are special

How to Deal When Protests Disrupt Your Day

Obama approval rating rises to 85% among liberal dems in the past week

Explosive: UN admits Palestinians fired rockets from UNRWA schools

CNN Bogusly Tries To Turn The Baltimore Riot Into President Obama’s Problem

The Kingpin Strategy: Assassination as US Policy and How It Failed, From 1990-2015

Audio & transcript from oral argument:

Conservative Christians Demand Liberal Justices Recuse Themselves From Gay Marriage Case


As gods go,

Here's How You Can Help Animals Affected By Nepal's Earthquake

Texas Republicans denounce Pre-K as 'a Godless environment'

NFL Voluntarily Ends Tax Exempt Status

Why the silence on the Trade Promotion Authority(fast track) Bill?

The Brutality of Police Culture in Baltimore

Crossed This Off My Bucket List...

Obama Calls Out Media For Ignoring Baltimore Until The City Started Burning

Here's How You Can Help Animals Affected By Nepal's Earthquake

Double Standard - Black Riots vs. White Fan Frenzy

President Obama don't need Luther any more..

Drug convicts executed in Indonesia, Filipina not among them: media

National Football League to voluntarily give up tax-exempt status

New Red Alert for Billions-Over-Budget F-35 Fighter

Indonesia 'executes eight prisoners' for drugs offences

Bob Cesca: The Profound Unfairness of the Baltimore Riots

Woman called "Mom Of The Year" after beating young man participating in riots.

A solar future isn't just likely — it's inevitable

Obama Says Media Ignored Baltimore Until It Started Burning

25 Chilling Coincidences You Won’t Believe Are Real

Something I discovered people want to buy on ebay.

The problem is the Problem isn't getting resolved.

Judge Says Vermont Law on Genetically Modified Food Stands

Anyone watch TURN on AMC Monday night?

NFL relinquishing tax-exempt status

Sen. Patty Murray, mom in tennis shoes in ’92, stands her ground

Bernie Sanders: Do you think that big money buys influence?

Sen. Patty Murray, mom in tennis shoes in ’92, stands her ground

Crips, Bloods Call Truce, Not to Harm Cops But to Protect their Community from Violence & Looting Re

Protester Removed From SCOTUS Courtroom After Anti-Gay Rant

Didn't officials know that "thug" and "criminals" would blow up the problem??

U.S., Japan unveil new defense guidelines for global Japanese role

Walmart Raises Suspicions After Closing 5 Stores In Same Day For "Plumbing" Problems

Kids & cops

President responds to Baltimore riots: 'What did you expect? I don’t know why we’re so surprised'

Chain smoker for 42 years. Five years smoke free today!

My computer Guru says my computer is on its last legs. What to do?

Human Rights Watch Daily Brief, 28 April 2015

US Navy Dispatches Destroyer After Iran 'Fires Warnings Shots And Boards Cargo Ship'

Someone on Facebook just reposted Glenn Beck's "thoughts" on the Baltimore situation.


spotted my first snowbird this morning!

Watch the amazing change that happens when this woman with cerebral palsy smokes cannabis

Russian spacecraft unresponsive, spinning out of control

"When a minority does something wrong, it's the fault of all minorities ...

Judge that blamed rape victim gets lifetime achievment award

Despite legal restrictions, unsafe abortion is common in Senegal and thousands of women are injured

Senator Bernie Sanders Set to Announce He's Running for President?

Fargo lawmaker sent explicit photo, claims disclosure was payback for vote on gay rights bill

So the Orioles game Wednesday will play to an empty stadium...

Fox Priest: Can't Trust Atheist President Because They Don't Fear Hell

Christians are leaving the faith in droves and the trend isn't slowing down

I am, not surprised; but, somewhat dismayed with ...

Michigan Cops Want In On That Whole ‘Beating Unarmed Black Guy’ Civil Unrest

Transparency about abortion coverage still lacking, but achievable

Latin America Summit on Israel highlights duplicitous stance in the region

NFL drops tax-exempt status to avoid 'distraction'

11 Moronic Reasons White People Have Rioted

Rand Paul: Baltimore Violence Is About 'Lack Of Fathers' And Morals

Majority of public assistance goes to working families, report finds

The Orioles Will Play In An Empty Stadium (on Wednesday -- game closed to the public)

Nepal Earthquake: Kathmandu Zoo Animals Safe; Scores of Dogs, Cats Dead, Say Animal Welfare Groups

does anybody know how long it took to get medical care for freddie gray?

What if they had a baseball game and no one was allowed in?

Ricks newsletter:

The Words I Was Looking For- CIVIL UNREST.

Leaked videos suggest Chevron cover-up of Amazon pollution

Severe Storm Winds Blow Train Cars Off Bridge in New Orleans

President Obama, Abe Declare Progress, But No Breakthrough, On Trade

Martin O'Malley is in Baltimore, talking w/community leaders

Snowdenista emoprogs take a break from whitewashing Russia to whitewash China instead...

Canada’s maple syrup cartel puts squeeze on small producers

Rand Paul: DUI driving and assault Is About 'Lack Of Fathers' And Morals

Nurse who raped unconscious patients at A&E jailed for 18 years

Bud Light Says It 'Missed the Mark' With Tagline About 'Removing No From Your Vocabulary'

House GOP bill blocks new air flights, cruise ship travel to Cuba

Not all riots are bad and not all riots are good, it is a matter of perspective.

Obama’s role model to journalists — Dorothy Thompson — turned against Zionism and was silenced

Dion Jordan Suspended for the whole season

MesoAmericans really had balls

For The Workers

Troll in GD! Stop by to poke and prod him, he won't be around long!

Scalia announces in the court for all to hear how much he TRULY HATES gay people

The NRA Is Already Lying About What's Happening in Baltimore

The eyes have it

Why I let my three year old call herself an Atheist

Ever feel like you are being watched?

Hasidic employee sues Florida sheriff’s office for religious discrimination

GOP Governor: No ‘Prepared Foods’ On SNAP, Like Spaghetti Sauce, Pickles And Deli Meat

Nigerian troops rescue 200 girls, 93 women, says military

Will a Catholic City Put Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to Death?

Scientists behind 'golden rice' GM crop to receive humanitarian award from the White House

Someone threatening to shoot you? Running no longer an option

Cuba-US relations: House Republicans reveal legislation to continue travel restrictions to Cuba

Nixon on Tape: "The last six Roman emperors were fags."

Baltimore mother notices her teenage son rioting, pulls him from the crowd to slap him

Elizabeth Warren Slams the Education Department for Failing Student Borrowers

Angry mother beats son for participating in Baltimore riots

Orioles-White Sox game will be played Wednesday, closed to public

New Jersey sending NJ State Troopers to Baltimore:

What's for Dinner, Tues., April 28, 2015

A Saudi war going badly wrong

Andrew Cockburn: How Assassination Sold Drugs and Promoted Terrorism

Bernie Sanders To Announce Presidential Run

Model for Norman Rockwell’s ‘Rosie the Riveter’ dies at 92

Picked up a Nikon D7100. Couple of photos.

Campaign Against Glyphosate Steps Up in Latin America

Source: Scarborough To Enter Guilty Plea To State Charges

Suzanne Crough Dead: Partridge Family Star Dies at 52

STRIKE ACTION: Why Are Colombian Teachers Protesting the Government?

This is significant...that's how I feel

US successfully tests self-steering bullets that can follow moving targets

Good news...bad news

Why doesn't the Federal government just take over SNAP food distribution?

Looks Like Hillary Clinton's First NYC Fundraiser Was A Full House.

Bud Light's new marketing slogan: drink until you get date raped

10 Images of the Baltimore Riots You Won't See on TV

Any Bernie Sanders people interested in seeing if we can start a group to

The street art of Buenos Aires gallery

speaking of capitalism and sexual assault, Bud Light boasts of "removing 'no' from your

Arguing Warren Can't Win, Oppresses Absurdly

Breaking News: CNN looking to scapegoat Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake

This 2pac clip could help explain the riots in Baltimore

Mayor Bernie Sanders Interviewed in 1989:

I don’t want to reform the police.

'Partridge Family' Star Suzanne Crough Condray Dead At 52

Suzanne Crough, child star on 'The Partridge Family,' dies at 52

Press Doublespeak at the Summit of the Americas in Panama

One-Trick Pony Diaz-Balart Is Back With His One Trick (plus additional cruelty towards families)

Medical marijuana farm blooms in conservative Chile

Harrison Ford to magician David Blaine: 'Get the f--k out of my house' - Sweet

Allende Daughter Becomes President of Chile Socialist Party

Jimmy Kimmel Is Late Night's Warrior for Science and Sanity. Here Are His Greatest Hits.

Secret recording captures conversation with volunteer deputy

Univ. of Florida frat closed over veteran-abuse accusations

Populist Sen. Bernie Sanders to run? Seems that way:

EUREKA! I'VE FOUND IT! I am now a Jibbers Crabstian

DON’T FEED YOUR DOG THAT! 15 Human Foods To Avoid – MUST SEE!

How I Got Converted to G.M.O. Food

DC heavyweight on Flash season 2?

Georgia teacher to retire after blasting Obama to students

Witnesses In Photos Of Baltimore Protests Dispute MSM’s Version Of Events

Texas governor tells state guard to monitor Army training

Weekly Address: Fighting for Trade Deals that Put American Workers First

How can Milwaukee get rid of this right-wing nutjob?

Papantonio: Mitch McConnell Wants to Nullify the Constitution

Peter LaBarbera: hoping Supreme Court yields a "Constitutional crisis" on marriage rights

More than 1,000 Palestinian citizens of Israel protest house demolitions

CNN has is reporting live from Ba;timore.

Jane Goodall: Close Sea World

Donald Trump blames President Obama for Baltimore riots in 'racist' tweet

Baltimore mom speaks out..I don't want him to be a Freddie Gray

Brutal Baltimore Beatings Worry Press Advocates


Lake Michigan is So Clear Right Now its Shipwrecks Are Visible From the Air

Help support Bernie's run for president --->

Shooting after funeral at Brooklyn church: six wounded, two dead

Hillary Clinton Room Post Peter Schweizer Walks Back Phony Clinton Cash Allegation...

Martin O'Malley walks into West Baltimore community meeting - Mingles outside w/protesters

SOS! Antigay N.D. Republican state representative Randy Boehning outed as gay!!!

"It is a weak man who urges compromise".

Big ol' kitty cat that weighs 33 pounds taken to New Jersey shelter

Climate Scientist Katharine Hayhoe Attacked by Angry Climate Denier Councilman

So Yay is me...leaving Florida to move back to...

"Teh Gayz" really scares the shit out of the right-wing.

How President Johnson dealt with the other Baltimore riots:

Anyone care to bet when Scott Lively is caught in a sex scandal?

BREAKING: Florida's Trans Bathroom Bill Dies

Fracking bill passes Florida House over fierce Democratic opposition

Member of Famed Conservative Family Comes Out, Endorses Marriage Equality

Anonymous Activist Gets Potholes Fixed By Drawing Giant Penises Around Them

Paranoia catches Abbott attention: gov orders Texas guard to monitor military exercises over fears

Bernie plans to use his opposition to the TPP to frame his message:

Ultra-High Efficiency Methanol Engines w Advncd Exhaust Energy Recovry: 50% Efficiency gain over ICE

Senate approves tougher ethics bill including drug-testing themselves

Clinton continues beating Bush in NC

Why is the media not showing White people rioting in Baltimore?

National Security Whistleblowers Call for Repeal of Patriot Act

Continental Resources CEO’s ex-wife left with $1 billion divorce award

Judge: Why Didn't Lawmakers Address Voter ID Concerns?

Joni Mitchell Reportedly Unresponsive, in a Coma

The Saudi prince who offered Bentleys to bombers

I've just purchased a Mr. Lincoln Rose,

Where are the parents of the police-officer thugs who have been killing innocent people?

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Asks Someone to Wake Her When Scalia Stops Talking- Scotus update by Borowitz

What will make your eyes pop out of your head?

Shell seeks injunction against Arctic drilling protesters

Ranger uses stun gun on man operating drone over lava lake

After decades, NFL decides to give up tax-exempt status

US Supreme Court to consider challenge to execution drug

Uh-OH! Fox News - links between Ferguson and Baltimore? "professional protestors"?

We need to be realistic for a moment, I Love Bernie, bless him

Sheriff to release documents in death of Down Syndrome man

FOX News on riots of December 1773

Friend of Joni Mitchell Says in Court Filing She is Unconscious; Unable to Make Decisions


Jonah Crab Claws

Those seeking employment as Law Enforcement Officers should be held to a higher standard than those

Hillary Clinton Room. With Sanders in the race I hope people drop the Hillary is too old argument.


Did you know... Bernie's brother is also a politician- in England

Is Google expanding to Ballard?

Obama and Abe tour Lincoln memorial.

Joni Mitchell unconscious; unable to make UPDATE: NO SHE'S NOT. AP REPORT WRONG!

Top Senate Republican rejects call for voting-rights fix

Bernie is far more of threat to the dreams of O'Malley, Webb, or Warren supporters

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Wednesday, 29 April 2015

Christians say WE WILL NOT OBEY

Joni Mitchell Not in a Coma, Says Official Website

Note left on my car today

Deadbeat or dead broke?

‘Louie Louie’ Singer Jack Ely Dies at 71

Are babies born atheists?