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Archives: April 4, 2015

Legislation aimed at curbing police brutality takes a beating in Annapolis.

Obama Announces Plan to Train 75,000 Solar Workers

Jon Stewart on the rampant oppression and persecution of Christians in this country ...

Two Saudi border guards killed by fire from Yemen: Ministry

Oregon's 2014 Teacher of Year fired today. Had been warned not to speak about being gay.

How to talk to a Koch lobbyist who acts like he owns the legislature. Powerful video FL Senator.

Employers at Disney agree to $10 hourly minimum

Change Agents of 2014: Black Women on Social Media

The Dumb South: What to make of regional difference

Spirit In The Sky: Norman Greenbaum

Give a whistle ... always look on the bright side of life

One of the things that keeps me from backing HRC - not her being corporate or being a hawk

Republican voters want a president who will oppose climate action, immigration reform, Iran nuke dea

Outlander-The time travel romance series that is set in Scotland is back.

Its tough to watch Alias season 1

Everything you need to know about the ‘blood moon’ apocalypse debate

Emmylou Harris & Mark Knopfler - This Is Us (Letterman)

Friday Talking Points (340) -- Obama Earning His Nobel

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

What bright object was I viewing at night Tuesday or Wednesday

Mark Knopfler & Emmylou Harris - If This is Goodbye

Hillary's VP pick will decide the election. The only person that I believe she can

Today (Good Friday) begins the Divine Mercy Novena.

Any tips on keeping lettuce fresh?

Obama Administration Calls For 12 Million Acre 'Wilderness' Area In Arctic Refuge

Russia Shuts Down TV Station Serving Crimean Tatars

Fox Business Network apologizes after a commentator called Apple CEO Tim Cook a 'bigot'

Racist Ferguson Gov't Emails Released in Full

Ann Coulter Blasts Christians who would rather “change bedpans of Ebola patients”

Want to join the Cannibis group but got lost trying to find it.

Poll: Does Shortwave Radio Have a Future?

Parties Trade Places in Culture Wars Over Rights Measures.

Don't miss The BBC mini-series “Wolf Hall", Sunday night on PBS.

Occupy the Democratic Party?

Atlantis Won't Sink, Experts Agree

I'd like to start a new group.

I belong to a progressive evangelical church in Franklin, TN whose pastor

The Iraq War and Stubborn Myths - By JUDITH MILLER

A Deepening Democratic Party Divide

So good old Judy miller talks about WMDs in Iraq, effectively saying it wasn't her fault she was

Cops Fired Too Heavily at Boston Bombers

Definition of "persecution"

Dr. Housing Bubble 04/03/15

This guy who works with special young folks transitioning to adulthood. He was fired today...

TCM Schedule for Saturday, April 4, 2015 -- The Essentials: Classic Mysteries

Arizona Woman Sees Jesus In Her Dental X-Rays

Show us your Desktop thread

WTF. Did someone slip some LSD in Billo's martini?

This Is Big: A Robo-Car Just Drove Across the Country

Union workers vote to end strike

Bakery threatened for refusing to put anti-gay message on cake

LAbor post needs love

Labor post needs love

Emily Phillips Obituary

O.K. I've had it with politics am going for Classics Arts Showcase

How do you deal with a sibling (or whomever) you've loved & had a problem with 4 60yrs?!1 n/t

Hazel Dickens (1935 - 2011)

Felons barred from constructing Apple’s campus

Senator (Feinstein) calls for The Anarchist Cookbook to be 'removed from the Internet'

Photo of the Day

Where the heck’s that $3.1-billion? Where’s the fury?

70 years ago, next week.

Obama Ventures Into Red States to Pitch His Economic Goals

Getting April kicked and started: Your ideas-Post here

Does anyone else listen to old time radio

Does anyone have any good resources on masturbation?

Can anyone remember a time Arkansas and Indiana elected DECENT people to statewide office?

Religion In The Comics - 020

Pig running loose outside Burger King creates stir

TCM Schedule for Sunday April 5 - Easter

Army to probe sexual assault charges in Colombia

Army to probe sexual assault charges in Colombia

Suspect Arrested in Attack on Homeless Man with Pipe

TCM Schedule for Monday April 6 - Jane Russell

Sam Seder: Fighting in the Clown Car: A Look at the New Landscape of the Republican Presidential Rac

Iran Nuclear Deal: Can The US Congress Sabotage It?

You know what would be cool?

KOIN Interview today with Oregon Teacher of Year who was fired.

TYT: Karl Rove Is A Dick To Iraq War Veteran

Trevor Noah discusses apartheid on Maron's WTF podcast

Commentary (Xinhua): New U.S. Attempts To Stir Trouble In South China Sea Doomed To Fail

Main Syria-Jordan Crossing Under Insurgent Assault

Stowaway kitteh makes trip from Egypt to England

Happy Easter

Daily Holidays -April 4

Hillary Clinton reportedly setting up campaign headquarters in Brooklyn

Albany demonstrators demand answers after man dies in police custody

Anthology Calls --- Evernight Publishing & Evernight Teen

US Solar Energy Industry Achieves Record-Shattering Year

The Changing Climates Of Global Warming Propaganda [Fascinating Study]

A Tale of Two Killings: What Happened When Idaho Police Shot a Dog and a Pregnant Woman in One Day

Peace With Iran Could Limit Ability to Bomb It, Warns McCain

Vincent Van Gogh: Exhibition on Screen (1 night only at your local theater)

Lost in Space HD Restoration Test

I think I've got it.

Krugman: Republicans demand disaster when they're not listened to, because Atlas Shrugged

Sexual Violence is a Trademark of Imperialism

Sexual Violence is a Trademark of Imperialism

If the Pledge of Allegiance told the truth:Neil deGrasse Tyson

A question on the Iranian deal.

Colombia: DEA Agents in New Prostitution Scandal

Yoga is secular, does not violate religious freedoms; rules US court

Whites far more likely to approve of police striking people

A dragon teaches children you don't have to be afraid of somebody that is "different"

California man gets 18 years for US 'revenge porn' site

Elizabeth on debut of "The Huffpost Show" last night.

A cat was rescued after squeezing into a hole in a wall and getting stuck for five years

Why is the US So Frightened of Venezuela?

Why is the US So Frightened of Venezuela?

Hackers expose collaboration between Putin and French neo-fascists.

Blue Bell suspends operations at Oklahoma ice cream plant

South Carolina governor takes aim at union 'bullies' in Boeing labor vote

Venus and Mars are alright tonight

Hello DU Friends

'I Ate Just One Apple A Day', says ex-model Victoria Dauxerre

CPS custodians' union wants contract to include due process for fired, suspended workers

Total lunar eclipse going on outside your window RIGHT NOW!

In Dry California, Thirsty Oil and Big-Ag Industries Exempt from Water Regulations

In Dry California, Thirsty Oil and Big-Ag Industries Exempt from Water Regulations

China's Controversial Square Dancing Grannies | China Uncensored

Rumor mill: Neil Young to tour anti-TPP

Birds of a feather: Iran hardliners, Israel and US Republicans criticize the nuclear deal

TV debate: parties claim spoils after seven-way battle

MLK's remarkable "Beyond Vietnam" speech, April 4, 1967 (A Time To Break Silence FULL speech)

'I could even make out the plane's doors': Inhabitants on tiny remote island in Indian Ocean

Over 40 Fmr. UNITE HERE Staff, Volunteers Sign Open Letter Against Union’s Rahm Emanuel Endorsement

Bears for Bibles

There Are Just Too Many Damn Cooks

Russia calls an emergency UN council over Yemen crisis

TOON: Something Wicked

I need some LGBT help

I need some help

Post needs some help

Post needs some help

Post needs some help

Post needs some help

Post needs some help

Spotlight: Chinese navy succeeds in 1st overseas evacuation mission for foreigners

Seven activists arrested during Good Friday witness at the Pentagon

Religious Right Says It Will Never Giver Up Conscience Fight Against Secular Government..

I have a foreboding of an America in my children's or grandchildren's time...

UN’s next stop: Humanitarian summit to resolve exploding refugee crisis

April 4, 1968: How RFK saved Indianapolis

Woman killed, 12 year old son shot multiple times for laughing

'Peace won. War lost. It’s as simple as that.'

Photos: Total Lunar Eclipse Photos for April 4, 2015

Once It was Anarchists Throwing Bombs …

Somali extremists al-Shabab warn of more attacks in Kenya

Roosevelt's 1937 Warning: “The nation that destroys its soil destroys itself.”

What If U.S. and U.N. Sanctioned Israel Over Its Nukes as They Did Iran Over Its Enrichment Program?

FBI Uncovers Another Of Its Own Plots, Sen. Feinstein Responds By Saying We Should Censor Internet

Meriden schools seeing decline in arrests, expulsions

Healthy Northern Bean Soup

Joni Mitchell on the mend

Weekly Address: Reaching a Comprehensive and Long-Term Deal on Iran’s Nuclear Program

Time for a group name change?

Google patents robots with personalities in first step towards the singularity

At Muslim fair, France's Muslim Union (UOIF) wants to convey a 'message of peace'

RFK Announcing the Assasination of MLK in Indiana 47 years ago today

Is it already all over for Chris Christie?

Toxic law: how corporate power & 'religious freedom' threaten democracy

9th Circuit Court rules Netflix isn’t subject to disability law

Seven years of rain fell in just 12 hours

This Woman’s Job Is to Recast Hillary Clinton’s Image

2 articles: Mars rover Curiosity offers tantalizing taste of 2-tone mineral veins

Plant’s pollination synchronized with full moon 

Robert Reich for President?

New season, WI legislature steps into the box...looking to take another swing at labor...

Iran, Stubborn History and a Toast to the Future

The Science Behind a Perfectly Dyed Easter Egg

Rotten Cotten seems to prefer stick over carrot

The Scourge of Dependency and Globalization in the Caribbean

Some of the arguments that some of God's people take up confuse me.

Unions, Business Clash Over $15 Per Hour

Michele Bachmann takes to Facebook to write a stunningly spiteful Obama rant. Commenters fire back.

Another reason to say "Thanks President Obama"! Helping the planet, the economy, AND veterans.

How Your Tax Dollars Are Wasted To Build Luxury Apartments

Frank Zappa Sees the Future of the Republican Party in 1986

Bored so I've been cooking and listening to Fox the level of brainwashing and

Noam Chomsky: In ‘Free’ Countries, Unpopular Ideas Can Be Suppressed Without the Use of Force

Jon Stewart's Passover Easter Faith Off

Happy Easter!

Documentary tells story of legendary band "The Police"

What the climate movement must learn from religion

My fellow Bronies...Season 5 starts today on Discovery Family

California Faith Groups Divided Over Right-To-Die Bill

Indiana RFRA fight reminds me of 1954 Edward R Murrow moment that broke

Tell Senator Pat Toomey: stop playing politics with trafficking survivors

We need to make the choices about Iran clear: the alternative is war.

Post yer moon photos here

Another flower anomaly

Peter Beinart: The Real Achievement of the Iran Nuclear Deal

Indiana Governor Insists New Law Has Nothing To Do With Thing It Explicitly Intended To Do

Jindal's austerity hits his primaries plan

Washington Post column by Kim Stagliano, Managing Editor of Age of Autism (656 comments).

Porn belongs in the classroom, says Danish professor

4/4/15: Top five most popular posts on this week

Why do people make dumb ass anti-semitic comments in public as if nobody can hear them?

What's for Dinner, Sat., April 4, 2015

Retriever shot in head with arrow, wanders for 2 days

Room-Escape Adventures-Something new for the nerds and geeks in our lives.

Ex-HP CEO calls Apple's CEO a 'hypocrite' on gay rights

How many years before Republican Party dies out?

Things Jesus Never Said - Hilarious Twitter Feed

Camera chip for smartphone provides superfine 3-D resolution

It's always darkest just before it's even darker yet. Come CAPTION dueling colostomy bags on Fox!!!

Can light therapy help the brain?

Melting Ice Caps Expose Hundreds Of Secret Arctic Lairs

DNA has help with inherited bio traits

Element of surprise helps babies learn

trying to impress the ladies

Senator Dolores Umbridge advocates censoring the Internet

Microbes scared to death by virus presence

The Unauthorized Biography of Dick Cheney

Here's a new one for me, "Black Salves."

The TPP is Coming! The TPP is Coming!

Senator Elizabeth Warren Interview

Road revolution by connecting vehicles: Computational framework for optimizing traffic flow

Nestle Continues Stealing World’s Water During Drought

Photos of color negatives using a digital camera.

Hubble finds phantom objects near dead quasars

Blow to Rahm's machine? CTA ordered-let Garcia supporting employees talk politics to each other

Border Collie Ping Pong

Time for another Easter tradition (pic heavy)

Republicans aren't Real™ christians because...

"I'm a little despot, short and stout..."

Have the J.Witnesses dropped by your place yet today?

USB flash drives -- can they be physically 'locked' to be non-rewritable ?

TW cable just jacked my bill $30/m

LIVE RADIO NOW: Codified prejudice in an attempt to force their will

Tesla Model S: The Future Is Here

Learning Through Tinkering

Do you see Albert Einstein or Marilyn Monroe?

Video: President Obama offers Passover and Easter wishes

Because .... seems some around here need a refresher course

Did you know that Yippies took over Tom Sawyer's Island in 1970?

The TPP is Coming! The TPP is Coming!

A rising insurrection against Obama

A question for Cotton and the war mongers.

USA women's hockey team beat Canada to win IIHF championship!

More than 300 slave fishermen now safe on Indonesian island

The Salary Required to Be “Middle Class" in Every State

Forbes: Anti-Union Allegiant CEO Lives His Worst Dream: Teamster Pilots

"I Can't Drive 55" -Sammy Hagar

War memories

Did 4 out of 10 Kentucky Democrats vote for Mitch McConnell last year?

Mourning Turns to Anger in Kenya After College Massacre

Flight MH370: Remote islanders claim investigators 'ignored' key sightings of low-flying plane

Republicans have no interest in peace. The Iran talks proved that

Central Montco (PA) Dems Meetup.

Guest Lineups For The Sunday News Shows

Right-Wing Economist Accidentally Tells Truth: GOP Was Hoping For Bigger Financial Disaster in 2008

Obama formally proposes Alaska refuge protections..

Bernie Sanders: It is better to show up than to give up.

Microbes scared to death by virus presence

Bernie Sanders: We should be investing in education and jobs, not more jails....


Alas poor KERIK, unrequited love (not Judith REGAN, it's GHOULIANI), just all "love and respect"

Let's not forget who profited by selling nuclear technology to Iran in the first place.

Chrysler ordered to pay $149m for Jeep crash death..

this post was allowed to stand by a jury ....

Whose Democratic Party Is It?

My plan to get out of Indiana

What crazy, rotten, no good for nothing country sold nuclear technology to Iran in the first place?

Neil deGrasse Tyson: Scientology Is No Different than Judaism, Christianity

The Keystone XL pipeline company just delayed its other huge tar sands pipeline..

U.S. geologist freed after serving 8 years in Chinese prison, returns to family in Houston

Ted Cruz touts religion in first TV ad of 2016 presidential campaign

Dallas hospital’s owner says Ebola nurse Nina Pham’s lawsuit should be dismissed

MIT, a whiteboard and nuclear physics: how the Iran deal was struck

The Factual Errors in John Bolton’s “Bomb Iran!” Op-Ed in the New York Times – and Why You Should Ca

Jeb Bush's most feared journalist is BACK.

How Google "AdSense" Censors the News

Miley Cyrus Just Went Wrecking Ball on Indiana and Tom Cotton

Reuters: Venezuelan 'resistance' movement struggles to bruise Maduro

Group Reports Hunger Strike at Karnes County Immigrant Detention Center

Impossible Movie Mashup: Clockwork Orange/Tommy

From a medieval text, a weapon against a modern superbug emerges

A Week Full of Texas Political Scandal

Fed Up with Traffic? Want More Light Rail? Now Is the Time to Get Mad at Olympia

Kansas Bans Poor People From Spending Welfare On Cruise Ships

The eclipse

The lunar eclipse

John Cleese (Monty Python) on Sarah Palin

Kansas Bans Poor People From Spending Welfare On Cruise Ships

35 Founding Father Quotes Conservative Christians Will Hate

Focus in Ferguson shifts to election of City Council members

How can the 99% afford to spend $919 to send one teenager to the prom?

Abbas: Ready to resume talks with Israel without preconditions

Israel's Stock Markets Beats Out its neighbors

TOS tipo

Lynyrd Skynyrd Founding Member Bob Burns Dies in Georgia Car Crash

Thom Hartmann: Jamie Diamond Basically Just Gave Elizabeth Warren the Bird

Mexico: Police filmed throwing rocks at bus carrying missing trainee teachers' schoolmates

Thom Hartmann: Iran - Is This Deal A “Win-Win"?

Thousands march in anti-war Easter protests in Germany

Thom Hartmann: Our 2016 Casino Election

You walk up to the pearly gates...

Bodies Pile Up in Yemen's Civil War & Saudi Arabia's Bombing Campaign-Who is Counting the Casualties

American And Iranian Extremists Are United... In Hatred

Rest in peace, Bob Burns

BRIEF: Potential Use as “Anti-American Propaganda” Not a Valid Reason to Classify Information

Special Report: After Iraqi forces take Tikrit, a wave of looting and lynching

WI afl-cio Locally endorced candidates for April 7

Eastern Maine, northern Michigan, MT and ID still getting snow, my sympathies

Ted Cruz Runs First Ad Of 2016 Presidential Cycle On Easter Weekend

Tennessee Lawmaker: Child Being Hit With Stray Bullet Is Just An Act of God (Video)

Identical triplets get married in triple ceremony

"What did I tell you? Neil Armstrong's got nothing on this guy…"

Easter fun: Add "Bunny" to a movie title

Just Another Day In Canada...

Iran partially lifts ban on women attending sports matches

Armed Mexican Women Defend Against Cartels

Never forget this shit...

I can never take you anywhere…

Despite Laws And Lawsuits, Quota-Based Policing Lingers

Wiccans say Indiana religious freedom law opens the door to polygamy, nude rituals at the Capitol

They see me rollin, they hatin

Your favorite "vice" ?

Study Finds Union Mines Safer, More Productive Than Nonunion

DU knows about "fart food"

Some people are just assholes.


Dear Adoptive Parents: The Burden of Adoptee Loyalty

1923 SCOTUS: Adkins v. Children’s Hospital 261 U.S. 525, minimum wage for women is BAD!

Mechanicville child pornographer gets lifetime sentence

just saw something on Shark Tank that I thought was a GREAT Idea: plant based cheese products!

On Iran, the Least-Worst Option

5 Reasons It's Always Impossible To Take On Scientology

Azealia Banks Regrets President Obama Comments

Why is there never data on married women and birthcontrol?

Retrievers confoozed by things

Little Italy museum seeks to evict 85 year old Italian-American grandma

Plutocracy 1.0

Plutocracy 1.0

Lies at the U.N. About Iranian Women

Remembering Charleston at Easter (Again)

H-E-B pulls Blue Bell products

NY Times Magazine: Inside America's Toughest Prison

Cuba's Fidel Castro makes a rare public appearance to greet delegation from Venezuela

California Drought Tests History of Endless Growth

Growing Number of Oakland Seniors are Homeless

KKK had a demonstration about an hour away from me today.

Hawaiian leader seeks construction pause at sacred summit

The Easter Proclaimation (Exsultet)

Gallup---Obama Plus 4%

Happy Birthday To The Phenomenal Maya Angelou

Scientology a main force behind Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Marty Rathbun's blog.

One good thing about getting old and short term memory loss:

In New Video, Congressman Explains Why His Fellow Lawmakers Couldn’t Be Trusted with NSA Oversight

Ex-Guantanamo Chief Summoned to Court (France) Over Use of Torture

Refinery strike enters 2nd month in Oregon

I Wanna Easter Egg!

Wall St Capitali$m has killed Brokaw WI, it threatens WI’s general election blueness

MLK was slaughtered on this day 47 years ago

Jumping Japanese businessmen show their daughters how to defy stereotypes

The vital question: Why is life the way it is?

Rabbis Green-Light Weed for Passover(!)

I was going to watch "The Passion of Christ".

Expanding the roles women...

Expanding the roles women...

Expanding the roles women...

Expanding the roles women...

Greek finance minister visits US to meet IMF head

Saudi special forces 'involved in Yemen ops'

ETs for Hillary: Why UFO Activists Are Excited About Another Clinton Presidency

I hid my Easter eggs tonight.

Venezuela looks to Hugo Chavez oil belt to fix sick economy

Lamb or ham for Easter?

Labor’s Few GOP Friends Vote With Dems on NLRB Rules

Argentina suspends Citibank exec in 'vulture funds' row

Bolivia defence minister sacked over controversial top

Special Report: Why Brazil has a big appetite for banned pesticides