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Archives: June 19, 2015

This is largest number of African Americans assassinated in a racist attack

Bernie Sanders Draws Union Support Pressing Pensions Issue

Any union supporters in here?

Sneak Attack on Net Neutrality Picks Up Steam in the House

Updated 7:18 ET Charleston church shooting suspect arrested in North Carolina

About 70% of my plants got nibbled on in the last 2 days.

Honored w/ statue on SC capitol grounds: White supremacist, terrorist, admitted murderer Ben Tillman

Bernie Sanders Draws Union Support Pressing Pensions Issue

Bernie Sanders Draws Union Support Pressing Pensions Issue

Mass shootings: Can't it be everything, not just one thing?

More Texas abortion clinics on verge of closing

He WILL be on morning joe tomorrow,

How Republicans Celebrate The Death Of Black Churchgoers

Supreme Court Refines Rules Regarding Police Conduct in 8 to 1 Decision

6-18-15 Sat down to talk with President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 2:00

SEE, you daffy Liverpudlian? You worried for NOTHING. They still need AND feed you, 9 years later.

6-18-15 Sat down to talk with President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 2:00

Rosenberg issues voluntary evacuation as Brazos water rises

6-18-15 Sat down to talk with President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 2:00

Florida woman took selfies during sex with pit bull inside grandma's house: cops

Someone's profile, after a 'nice' storm?

Supreme Court Says Texas Can Reject Confederate Flag License Plate

Ex-Puerto Rico priest gets 11 years in sex abuse case

McKinney pool party organizer poses in bikinis to 'jumpstart' a 'modeling career' off the situation

Are Americans setting a bad example for our young people?

Fayetteville, Arkansas, Will Again Vote On LGBT Protections

Roof lived in the most right wing part of South Carolina

Democratic Party of Arkansas: Our search for Executive Director begins

yeah, it's like that

Hillary Clinton champions more than just immigration to court Latino voters

I know many of you know I support a comprehensive license:

Delaware Gov signs decriminalization bill.

Worries About Greece Prompt Emergency Euro Zone Meeting

Scoop: 25 questions the Koch brothers want every 2016 candidate to answer

This feels a bit like when MLK died

Open Your Ears for Lady Gaga’s Mindblowing Cover of John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’

The Confederate Flag

Roof Roommate Says Charleston Suspect Planned Shooting For 6 Months

Opioid Overdose Prevention Programs Providing Naloxone to Laypersons — United States, 2014

White killer: "I am a racist. This was racially motivated."

Governor disappeared to Argentina sure is getting airplay

So, when does Rudy Giuliani tell white people they need to do something about guys like Dylann Roof?

Increase Your Credibility by Avoiding Use of the Phrase "To Be Honest"

Breaking: AG Ken Paxton’s Felony Case Headed to Grand Jury

Brian Williams breaks silence with apology: 'I said things that weren’t true'

Two girls murdered in Texas taxi: Were they honor killings?

2016 US Senate Election-Democrats will end up with 48 to 51 seats.

We got our bumper stickers today

Age of puberty predicts diseases in later life, find researchers

'I'm offended' is not an argument

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

Charley Pierce on white terrorism.

IN Germany you go to jail for displaying Nazi flags and paraphernalia

if firemen were like cops

Calling artists ‘tight-asses,’ minister escalates culture clash

June 19, 2015, is the 150th anniversary of Juneteenth

Pope Francis, according to Limbaugh: "Every Catholic should vote for the Democrat Party."

NASA: We Are Going to Europa

In Honor of the Victims

Rudy Giuliani: There's no correlation between mass violence and gun control

Brazil senators say bus attacked on Venezuela visit to prisoners

The Alamo has a new official cat and she's extremely adorable

The Alamo has a new official cat and she's extremely adorable

NSFW: Smallest Penis Pageant

Karma

Republican lawmakers shrug off Pope Francis' climate message

Rentals in Milwaukee city limits

NSFW: Smallest Penis Pageant

NSFW: Smallest Penis Pageant

Ohio man terrorizes black children with gun

O'Malley's stand marks the 1st time a Pres-level candidate has committed to zeroing-out carbon fuels

Texas oil exec stops his car to punch a gay pedestrian unconscious

Had to share this trenchant NY Times reader comment on Charleston . . .

Texas executes man for bludgeoning mechanic to death in robbery

Roof's murders all stem from this country's pathology of gun violence, sexism & white supremacy

"Terrorist" - What's in a word.

Three dead as Tropical Depression Bill lashes central U.S. states

Hate groups

White terrorist bingo!

Why This Texan Won’t Be Celebrating Juneteenth This Year

Debbie Wasserman Schultz (DNC Chair) voted for TPP Fast Track.

"Terrorism" - What's in a word.

Clown Car Report: Ted Cruz says he's the only Repug candidate with anti-gay street cred

Today in Herstory: Susan B. Anthony Will Be Sentenced for Voting in November (18 june 1873)

Hillary Clinton: It’s time to face ‘hard truths’ about race, guns, violence

Dylann Roof (the church shooter) wants "our country back"

Today in Herstory: Susan B. Anthony Will Be Sentenced for Voting in November (18 june 1873)

An NRA board member "goes there" re: SC massacre

BMW Wants to Put an EV Charging Station In Every Street Light

FCC votes to provide Internet subsidy for low-income households

Maddow announcing that Brian Williams will restart at....MSNBC.....UGH

Here is what I find most disturbing about Roof's racism (I'm thinking out loud).

Potentate claims chosen group exempt from Week of WOES

Seven Reasons the GOP Should Fear Donald Trump

Summer TV Shows - Who is watching what?

He's as mentally ill as every other rightwing Republican.

Full Ignore -

There’s A New Cat In Town: Cat Of The Alamo Officially Named

Maybe Nikki Haley Needs to See This

Berkeley Balcony designed to hold almost 3900 pounds, enough for all that were on it

Retirement System's trustees benefited from extravagant spending, former director says

David Simon: 'There are now two Americas. My country is a horror show'

Tainted Purpose

roof's terrorist spree happened on 193rd anniversary of slave revolt

Celebrating Ramadan

Oregon's domestic workers gain labor protections as Gov. Kate Brown signs new law

“He said he wanted to start a civil war."

Baby bok choy?

Why we must call Dylann Roof a terrorist

Any tips for de-humidifying a car?

Politically-motivated Murders by White American Terrorists (a sampling)

"you rape our women and are taking over our land"-- when I first saw this, before knowing of

Gun Control clips

SPLC statement on the shooting in Charleston, South Carolina

ATR HORRORS

Kauai electricity

Craig Cobb (oops, not white supremacist) invites pool cop Eric Casebolt to join his community

Charleston Newspaper Puts Gun Ad Over Shooting Massacre Headline

Raising a responsible child is hard these days. It is truly tragic that Dylann Storm Roof's parents

I favor life in prison w/out possibility of parole for Roof

The anger and resignation in Obama's voice today...

Indictments allege Medicare and Medicaid fraud, kickbacks in Rio Grande Valley

Torture is a war crime, but the US government treats it like a policy debate

1957 Heisman Trophy winner John David Crow passed away last night, A&M officials confirm

1957 Heisman Trophy winner John David Crow passed away last night, A&M officials confirm

Jon has nothing. He has no monologue because he couldn't be funny after the church massacre.

Why Are Media Organizations So Reluctant to Call Dylann Roof a Terrorist?

Kleberg County court-at-law judge investigated

A Little Bit of Kindness

Pope Urges Revolution to Save Earth, Fix 'Perverse' Economy

For those who find Hillary's IWR vote unforgivable, are you equally disgusted with Joe Biden?

'The Last Jeb Killed for Slavery, The Last Bush Killed for Oil'

Al Jazeera has a discussion about the Confed. flag NOW

BBC: The Bin Laden Conspiracy

Israeli leader turns on US Jewish journalists...for disloyalty and anti-semitism!

Majlis votes to 'preserve nuclear achievements'

Obama signs Monsanto Protection Act! It's Time to Label GMOs!

A child born today may live to see humanity’s end, unless…

I have a question

Why some saturated colors are darker than others.

A Tale of Two Worlds...White F**King Privilege and Racism.

Nuclear adviser attacks 'perverse' idea of Chinese building UK reactors

One thing to repeat in light of the shooting

Civil servants must speak out: 'the time has gone for nuclear power'

Don Lemon gets called an Uncle Tom live on CNN

Will Pope Francis's encyclical become his 'miracle' that saved the planet?

Dictatorship is in the air, and Israel's 'center-left' is still apologizing

Listen.. I am not an insensitive prick

TCM Schedule for Friday, June 19, 2015 -- TCM Spotlight - Summer of Darkness

TCM Schedule for Saturday, June 20, 2015 -- The Essentials: Evelyn Keyes

I don't usually post in your group as I know it is your much needed safe haven....

Highlights Of The Pope’s Climate Change Encyclical

A cool informative video about systemic racism. I learned things.

my day didn't start out well and didn't get any better

Think on this one, fundies

What I really cannot comprehend is how young people

Let me say this - Choosing between O'Malley and Sanders

Nothing Will Change Until Most Republican Are Eliminated By The Voters At Election Time.

Hillary Clinton calls family of Walter Scott while in South Carolina

Chris Hayes Confronts Mark Sanford About Confederate Flag: Flying ‘Symbol of Tyranny’

Report pegs Tim Duncan’s loss at $25 million

Its not racist, its our heritage!

Bible thumping bible studying (obvious religious conservatives)

Chris Simms says he accepted ‘a few $100 handshakes’ while at Texas

NRA Board Member Blames Charleston Victim For His Own Death

Saudi, Russia sign nuclear deal

Why the powerful are punishing Greece

Is Bernie Sanders a Lefty on Everything Except for Israel?

Brazil senators flee Venezuela attack

All this negativity will NOT draw voters to the polls in 2016.

Greek Leader's Visit To Russia Spurs Talk Of Alternative Loan Deal

Domestic Terrorist, Roof, was Arrested and Taken into Custody without Incident .... however

IS RACISM OVER YET?

Martin O'Malley highlights Puerto Rico's health care crisis

Sheriff Apologizes For Jail Inmate's Death From Dehydration

Why divine intervention after the shooting instead of before? (Charleston)

Jon Stewart on Charleston South Carolina Shooting. Daily Show 6/18/2015

Just had to share this.

Map shows largest company by revenue for every state

Hightower:TPP Is Not a Trade Fight—It’s a Fight for Democracy

UW Report Recommends Repealing 3-Strikes and Implementing PREP

If you were walking through a busy train station and saw a bulletin board full of dollar bills--

Juan Cole: Is the Death Sentence on Egypt’s Morsi a Death Sentence on Egypt?

It's been REALLY hot in Anchorage (warning, NSFW)

Believe It Or Not, Most Published Research Findings Are Probably False

Daily Holidays - June 19

Voting, a suggestion to Bernie

Boston bombers' friend sentenced to 2-1/2 years for lying to investigators

Amazing Genetics Discovery!

Russia's Gazprom will not own Turkish Stream pipeline in Greece - Russian Energy Minister

Vermont had the #1 lowest pct. of gun murders in the US.

VEEP creator & intense pressure on HRC to say . . . .nothing

Shut up he might hear you......... toon

Rude Pundit: 'The Confederate flag, in all its forms, represents a defeated nation of racist'

More columbines

LOL well that's one way to spin it...

Will Pope Francis's encyclical become his 'miracle' that saved the planet?

It was an act of terror

Obama’s Bipolar Approach To Energy And Climate Change

Obama’s Bipolar Approach To Energy And Climate Change

Turkey: Closed circle, oversized ambition fuelled Erdogan miscalculation

It's not electric sheep. Scientists publish images of robots' dreams.

For Obama, a Change of Allies

China tops list of foreigners buying US real estate

Asia is now richer than Europe

House reverses course, passes ‘fast-track’ provision crucial for Trans-Pacific Partnership

Thailand took four days to confirm first MERS case; scores monitored

AP BIG story: Defying conventions, Sanders emerges as a Clinton challenger

AP BIG story: Defying conventions, Sanders emerges as a Clinton challenger

Mexico: Bush Family Buy Up Guarani Aquifer

BBC: Why the Confederate flag started trending after the Charleston shooting

Afghanistan: 12 Ghazni Districts on the Verge of Collapes

Israeli settlers suspected in church arson attack released

"Young punk looks like he has never shaved... He has destroyed his life with drugs and guns..."

I am so damn mad this morning

Alert: America Is Drilling a Loophole in ‘Space Property Rights’ Law

Huffington Post: Teachers Union Leader Weighs In On Democratic Contenders For President

Huffington Post: Teachers Union Leader Weighs In On Democratic Contenders For President

Banned German satire "Die Anstalt".

It's time to really listen to Bernie Sanders

Huffington Post: Teachers Union Leader Weighs In On Democratic Contenders For President

Huffington Post: Teachers Union Leader Weighs In On Democratic Contenders For President

Huffington Post: Teachers Union Leader Weighs In On Democratic Contenders For President

Free Republic pundits weigh in on the Donald campaign...COMEDY GOLD! LOL!

'Turncoat Dems' in House Blasted as Fast Track Fight Heads Back to Senate

17 hurt when cruise ship hits seaway lock wall in upstate NY

The President's Betrayal of Progressive Principles is Writ Large in the TPP

Fox News bows to the inevitable: shooter was a racist

KapStone, union to meet as strike looms

Internet misogynists given chance to meet a woman

Greek bank deposit outflows topped 1 bln euros on Thursday: sources

NOAA - Globally, Hottest May On Record, Hottest Boreal Spring On Record, Hottest Jan-May On Record

I know which side I'm on and it's NOT on the side of the corporate stooges

Jeb Bush Thinks His Faith Shouldn’t Inform His Position On Climate Change. Except When He Does.

8 atheist leaders actually worth listening to

Roof bought the gun at Charleston gun store

China's "Renewables Revolution" Doesn't Exist; Wind/Solar 5% Of Primary Energy Growth (i.e. Coal)

Bernie's Charleston SC Meeting Postponed Due To Tragic Shooting

A Flag to oppose racism...

The little punk confessed- he told the FBI that he wanted to start a race war

Surprise! For the first time, a family of falcons sets up housekeeping in OPPD nesting box

Surprise! For the first time, a family of falcons sets up housekeeping in OPPD nesting box

Do you believe disaster capitalism is a real phenomenon

Military jury sentences U.S. Marine convicted of Iraq murder to time served

The Myths and Realities About Juneteenth

Delware governor signs bill decriminalizing pot: report

Flash audit: 'Serious concerns' about personnel computer fix

Robert Kennedy, Jr's latest allies...

Stewart: I Have No Jokes Tonight After Charleston

Growth (rate) in world solar and wind power is declining.

Insert Safe Haven Disclaimer...

New York Times Commenter Beautifully Exposes America's Racist Mainstream Right

rinse, repeat

Lying on the Frozen Ground, Rescuer Saves Starving Mountain Dog

Tomgram: Andrew Bacevich, The Theology of American National Security

'Some blacks feel fatigued after barrage of racial incidents' (understated AP headline...)

Why the flag doesn't come down. It can't w/o an act of Assembly

Should there be any tariffs on products coming into this country?

Exposed: How Walmart Spun an 'Extensive and Secretive Web' of Overseas Tax Havens

March held for victims in Charleston shooting ( “Our children are worth the march.” )

Storm heads northeast after flooding Oklahoma, Arkansas

Schools saying 'it's OK to be gay' should be liable if kids get STDs, Michigan legislator says

Gunned Down: The Power of the NRA ( Re-post from 2013 )

The Student Loan Crisis and the Debtfare State

What Jurassic World actor just said about Christianity will probably ruin his career

HARD TRUTHS: Hillary's empty rhetoric

Risk of major sea level rise in Northern Europe

Here's a list of the sell-out 28 DINOs and their social media contact links.

Blaming "mental illness" is a cop-out -- and one that lets us avoid talking about race, guns, hatred

Wanna Know Who Made Racism ''Acceptable Again'' in the good ol' USA?

Sources: Roof told police he almost didn't shoot church-goers 'because everyone was so nice to him'

South Carolina to Donate Confederate Flag to Somber Black Church

TPP Vote in the Senate: Mitch McConnell will let Dems play Lando Calrissian

An All-Charleston Significant Digits for Friday, June 19, 2015

"What about Mondale?" indeed: Candidate Reagan

Martin O'Malley Just Set An Extremely High Bar On Climate Change

How Scott Walker dismantled Wisconsin’s environmental legacy

Over in Environment..

On Racism and Reconciliation in the Wake of Attacks on Our Community

CNN reporting that Roof bought the gun himself.

Charleston Newspaper’s Morning After Church Shooting Headline Blocked by Gun Shop Ad

Sen. Mike Johnston(Colo.)writes a letter to a black Denver church

President Obama...

"America's disease"

"This is your mind without a brain." . . . Please come CAPTION Elizabeth Hasslebeck!!!

Global stocks rise despite plunge in China, Greece standoff

Apparently South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley can not lower the confederate flag over the capital.

Hillary Clinton Suggests Donald Trump-Like Comments Can 'Trigger' Events Like Charleston

Shooting suspect Dylann Roof confesses to attack, according to reports

Are We on the Verge of a Nuclear Breakdown?

Why must African-Americans always forgive while

Nikki Haley Refused to Answer Why Slavery Flag Still Flies

For the love of the mountain god, don't strip on a sacred summit!

Man And His Beloved Blind Cat Go On Magical Adventures Together

DU for Bernie fell a spot on number of donors at Act Blue this morning

DU for Bernie fell a spot on number of donors at Act Blue this morning

Bernie Sanders Tells Us He Won't Make President Obama's 'First Mistake' When He's President

Lacey's kittens: "Graduation Day"!

Charleston, Dylann Roof and the racism of millennials

NEA names Maryland’s Martin O’Malley ‘America’s Greatest Education Governor’

Dylann Roof "Almost Didn't Go Through" With Shooting

Lethal drugs ordered by Nebraska officials to carry out executions have not yet shipped from India

NRA Board Member Blames Murdered Reverend For Death Of His Congregants In S.C. Church Mass Shooting

New Yorker: Charleston and the Age of Obama

This Asshole Looks Like This Asshole

Martin O’Malley says Charleston church massacre should be ‘call to action’ on guns

There is no reason at all to believe Hillary's comments on Charleston weren't heartfelt

Dylann Roof on murder charges over Charleston shooting

Koterba toon: SURPRISE!!!

What kind of people claim they don't understand the symbolism

Hold Your Zorses: The sad truth about animal hybrids

Man in Richmond threatens black church

While the Confederate "heritage" flag still flies, Princeton Battlefield is about to be desecrated

RUDE PUNDIT: Of Course It's the Guns. It's Always the Guns.

Kneel! Kneel before the glory and genius that is North Korea:

Hillary scores!

Typical

Ole Frothy Santorum delivers! He speaks on the Charleston shootings.

Climbing Wembley Arch | James Kingston: POV Adventures |

Dylann Roof bond hearing @ 2 pm today

Wireless carriers sue to block cell phone radiation warning requirement

O’Malley says Charleston church massacre should be ‘call to action’ on guns

UCLA chemists devise technology that could transform solar energy storage

"We still won’t do jack s***. Yeah. That’s us." - Jon Stewart

God's Plan.

Take this, you conservative morons, and let it stew in your pea brains.

Texas wants its gold back from the feds

Rubio fundraiser canceled in Sarasota

Traditional Native American methods revived to combat California wildfires

NRA tools blaming AME church victims for their own murders. Chris Kyle was armed

About Charleston

Brian WILLIAMS is added to MSNBC's: Barnicle, Buchanan, Wiener-Savage, Scarborough

CNN:Charleston church shooting: Suspect confesses, says he sought race war

Mothers of intervention: Grieving parents on front lines of anti-radicalism

Jeb Bush: “I don't know what was on the mind or heart of man who committed these atrocious crimes"

Apple receives Helen Keller Achievement Award for its VoiceOver accessibility tool

Rauner's unprecedented TV ad seeks leverage against Democrats

Jeb Bush at Iowa Faith & Freedom Conference...

Why Obama is wrong about Iran being 'rational' on nukes (Oren)

18F

18F (xpost in GD)

NY: $3.9B World Trade Center Transit Hub Nears Completion

The Saudi strategy

I don't think this is really about race at all.

Hate groups and hate crimes

NRA filth... blaming the S.C. victim

Nixon wasn't a crook, and KFC claims this isn't a Kentucky Fried Rodent.

He has his so screw you

It's not just a perception: Mass shootings have become more frequent, data shows

German bases become nature reserves

Charleston shooting relatives: "We feel nothing but love"

Symbolic racism in the Democratic Party-- time for it to go.

Two promising new shows from HBO: "Ballers" and "The Brink"

I don't understand the South.

Iowa Supreme Court: Ban on telemed abortion unconstitutional

For eight years here on DU, I've conducted the Late Lee Atwater Award for RW Evil...

Any comment on Charleston from Glen Beck, Rush Scumbaugh or Ann Vulture?

No agreement at Yemen peace talks: foreign minister

Top 6 Dumb Laws

Russia 'Only the West can solve Ukraine crisis,' says Putin

"The System Is Broken": Americans No Longer Believe In Its Institutions

Rick Santorum: White Supremacist Was Attacking Religion, Not Black People

Warren supporters join the Bernie campaign.

Tim Hunt the victim of self-righteous feeding frenzy, says Richard Dawkins

Did you know its illegal to form labor unions in Vietnam? The corporations that wrote the TPP know,

Responses from the right to SC terrorist attack

2015 Began with 332 Anti-Choice Provisions in Just Three Months

Revisit DU thread on Ferguson shooting. Roof isn't the only white supremacist wanting 'race war'

In all the talk about Pope Francis and his view on climate change,

Bernie's plea to his donors re: Charleston

Fights and insults mar UN quest for peace in Yemen

Other voices: A gun-control win

Rachel Maddow - Americans again left to make sense of horrible tragedy

The World Electricity Supply - a decade of de-carbonization?

Tech-Hippies Rejoice!

One-eyed sheikh Mokhtar Belmokhtar alive, says al-Qaeda

25 Inventions From Countries You'd Never Expect

Comcast founder Ralph Roberts, 95, has died

Allies: the time for your silence has expired.

Candidate Profile: Donald Trump

Back-up QB Terrelle Pryor released by Cincinnati; wants to become WR

NC: Gun control wins, House folds on ending permit to purchase

Varoufakis: Greece’s Proposals to End the Crisis: My intervention at today’s Eurogroup

Gun-control group hopes study will convince lawmakers to ‘stop believing the self-defense myth’

Dylann Roof 'almost didn't go through' with Charleston church shooting

Warren supporters join the Bernie Sanders campaign.

Pic Of The Moment: Vile: NRA Board Member Blames Murdered Charleston Pastor For Church Massacre

The Racist Planned the hate crime for six months

Jeb Bush: ‘I Don’t Know What Was on the Mind or the Heart’ of Charleston Shooter

June 20: Happy Birthday, Brian Wilson and Chet Atkins.

Court Rules Employers Can Fire Medical Marijuana Patients for Legal Off-Duty Use

One Israeli shot dead, one wounded in West Bank terror attack

First Complaint Of Net Neutrality Violation Is In, And It’s Against Time Warner Cable

Bernie Sanders Line in the Sand: "I'll Be Damned" If US Leads ISIS Fight

Is the far left liberal media reporting on the TPP passage in the House?

LIVE on Morning Joe:

DC group that ran vicious last-minute TV ads refuses to reveal its donors, claims to be a charity

Martin O'Malley live on Morning Joe:

Bernie Sanders Las Vegas Townhall live on Periscope right now!

Christ. It just hit me that it's Juneteenth.

New Exploit Leaves Up To 600M Samsung Galaxy Phones Vulnerable To Hack

Jeb Bush Reminds Conservatives That He "Stood" With Terri Schiavo

Bernie Sanders and Ann Coulter.

Cher's Response To Donald Trump's Presidential Announcement Is Perfectly Sassy

It's One Minute Till Midnight in Greece; In or Out? Greeks Should Vote on Euro

Police Chief Mullen said it is a hate crime. Under the law in SC, it is not

moveon has a petition to take the confederate flag down from Charleston

Larry Wilmore: "Fox News just makes my f*cking head explode." (Video)

Ending Obamacare Would Cost $353 Billion Over Decade, CBO Says

Hillary, income inequality and trade

Putin Takes Credit for Dodging ‘Deep Crisis’ as Slump Deepens

A motto

The Shale Industry Could Be Swallowed By Its Own Debt

AT&T Faces $100M Fine Over “Unlimited” Data Plans

"Obfuscation is my business!" . . . Please come CAPTION Fox's Greg Gutfeld!!!

Discredited study is still being propped up...

Sally Ride, First American Woman In Space, Did More Than Fly (18 june 1983)

Only one 2016 candidate is talking about race AND gun violence after the Charleston massacre

Charleston brings Monday's Shadow to mind....

Sally Ride, First American Woman In Space, Did More Than Fly (18 JUNE 1983)

Democrats reintroduce legislation to repeal Michigan’s controversial abortion law

Sally Ride, First American Woman In Space, Did More Than Fly (18 JUNE 1983)

This Year Is Headed for the Hottest on Record, by a Long Shot

GD thread on RW 'race wars' that includes lots of helpful links

Police confront man who was threatening members at South Richmond (black) church

Gun violence is my personal hot button issue.

World shocked at enduring racism and gun violence in the US

Justice Clarence Thomas Cites NFL Player's Memoir to Support Executing Mentally Disabled Man

June 19, 1953: Julius and Ethel Rosenberg Are Executed

Wow! It just struck me ...

WikiLeaks publishes more than 60,000 leaked cables from Saudi Arabia

Rick Santorum: Charleston Shooting ‘Assault on Our Religious Liberty’

Turkey's main opposition floats idea of "rotating" premiership

I heart Diana Ross

Putin Criticizes US But Offers To Cooperate On Global Crises

Aftermath of Charleston: Five black American writers you should read today

Michele Bachmann is still in a race – for money

Cher's response to The Donald's Announcement

3 Omaha men – whose Ponzi scheme cost investors $4 million – will serve between 3 and 5 years

It's Dylan "Storm" Roof. Is that "Storm" as in "Stormfront", the racist white power website?

If I hear one more asshat Rethuglican say the shooting was about anything but race

I think Obama is about to be faced with a problem: Will he sign a TPA without TAA?

Today is Juneteenth in Texas

Here's an interesting idea re: removing the Stars and Bars in S.C.

Transgender woman sings national anthem at professional sporting event

Mexican artisan launches Donald Trump pinata

Wow - NAACP President Cornell Brooks just gave a GREAT speech

Does Right To Own Guns Trump Right To Live?

Bernie Sanders will be on Real Time with Bill Maher tonight!

A history of the ACLU defending the Confederate flag, the tea party, the KKK and Rush Limbaugh

MLB cancels over 60 million All-Star votes

A pyramid on Ceres? and water? and lights?

Who does the right-wing blame for the SC shooting?

And now for a moment of WTF?

Allen Ginsberg Wrote a Poem for Bernie Sanders and It's Pretty Great

Voodoo, Jeb! Style

Post Euphoria Silence?

Michael Ian Black destroys Twitter conservatives who deny Charleston shooting suspect is white

Just for the record

The Battle Flag of the Army of Northern Virginia represents heritage

Too Much Sorrow

Dylann Roof and Charles Manson

ClementaPinckney was lead activist in S.C. 2 make cops wear body cameras after death of Walter Scott

US stocks edge lower at midday as a 3-day rally peters out

Greek officials prepare public for Grexit!

Murdered Senator Clementa Pinckney Made This Haunting Speech About Walter Scott

Mia Farrow can FeelTheBern

Shooting suspect facing 9 murder charges housed in cell next to cop who shot Walter Scott

Fifty Years Later....

Why Sanders is a good fit for Warren backers

Does opposing the TPA mean I'm Hitler?

Jeb states his position against gay marriage:

We have a shot at making the most HONEST man in government OUR NEXT PRESIDENT...

Right-wing kooks are desperately diverting from the fact the SC shooting is THEIR boy.

Inside the mind of Bernie Sanders: unbowed, unchanged, and unafraid of a good fight

Inside the mind of Bernie Sanders: unbowed, unchanged, and unafraid of a good fight

Great eScape Pasta!

Warren supporters endorsement has me optimistic. We're Ready for the change that Bernie represents!

The Pope’s advice to trans people? ‘Accept the body God gave you’

Cop shot in Milwaukee north side

What do the racists (teaparty/gop/militia/kkk/skinheads) types value the most?

Pope blasts California’s cap-and-trade system

Lindsey Graham: Confederate Flag Is a "Part of Who We Are"

Jeb Bush: 'I Don’t Know' If Charleston Shooting Was Racially Motivated

To make a donation to help with funeral and burial expenses of victims of the Charleston massacre

Nikki Haley should be running for President!

U.S. Counter-Terrorism and the Saudi-Turkish-Israeli Strategic Alliance to Overthrow Assad

Now explain to me again, exactly how background checks protect us..

"What about Mondale?" indeed: 1976-1980

The Vile, Racist, Slave-Owning Heritage of the Confederacy

175,000 Pledge To Party If Anti-Gay Australia Couple Divorces Over Same-Sex Marriage

NRA Starts Up Their Shit About What Would Be Even Greater Injustice

Is the GOP Clown Car becoming a media meme

Member Survey Results - Ready for Warren

Bernie Sanders hits the Las Vegas Strip, takes aim at billionaire Sheldon Adelson

****JUNE Photo Contest ''Water Runs Through It'' Preliminary Poll 1****

Island County sheriff apologizes for jail dehydration death

Did 'The Simpsons' Predict the St. Louis Cardinals' Hacking Scandal?

Pope blasts California’s cap-and-trade system (xpost from California)

We Just Witnessed the Fruit of the GOP/Nixon/Atwater/Buchanan Southern Strategy in Charleston

To Obama and his TPP loving GOP buddies

****JUNE Photo Contest ''Water Runs Through It'' Preliminary Poll 2****

Judge STARTS the hearing with calling shooter's family victims

Ready for Warren becomes Ready to Fight, supports Bernie Sanders. Two articles about it.

****JUNE Photo Contest ''Water Runs Through It'' Preliminary Round***

Nearly 40,000 have signed petition calling for removal of Confederate flag...

Photos from TOKYO! circa 1950-1965 (Picture Heavy)

Lawmakers Push to End Military Transgender Ban

Bernie Sanders: Pensions Are a Promise

Rick Perry says something not completely stupid.

Photos from TOKYO! circa 1950-1965 (Picture Heavy)

Gun Control Voices in Congress All but Silent After Charleston Shooting

Call the South Carolina State Senators and Reps and tell them to take that flag down...

Was there to see Vegas Bern....

My "WTF?" of the day, Rick Perry calls the SC shootings an "accident??!!??"

11 Ways White America Avoids Taking Responsibility for its Racism

Why This London Museum Had to Turn Its Moths Gay

Bernie Sanders: The American consumer does not want tomatoes they eat to be picked by workers who

Did the death penalty deter the SC shooter?

One of the most powerful things I have ever seen. Victims forgive.

I was in tears (Re Charleston Church Shooting)

Brain can be trained in compassion, study shows

Racism Never Went Away. It morphed, maybe, but it didn't go away.

Thom Hartmann: This White Shooter Was a Terrorist

Thom Hartmann: Exposed...Walmart's Secret Tax Havens

SC shooter pretty much labeled actions as "ethnic cleansing" but Jeb "doesn't know why" he did it

Thom Hartmann: The Pope's Climate Change Call

Martin O'Malley: "I'm Pissed"

The Rude Pundit - Your Support of the Confederate Flag Makes You a Traitor

In honor of n2doc....since he is busy this week..a Friday Cartoon Roundup

South Carolina Republican Rep denies Confederate Flag is flying at statehouse

History: the full text of South Carolina's Declaration of Secession.

Is Bernie in Las Vegas for his scheduled event?

Charleston pastor Clementa fought for police body cameras

Op-Ed: Time for a regional solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Take Down the Flag!

Bernie Sanders Wants To Bring Back Your 40-Hour Workweek

Recalls this week: pull toys, bicycles, wood anchors

Harvard is offering a free on-line Science and Cooking course!

New & Cool - USDA Farmers Markets Directory

Women deacons in Ireland?

We cannot rest. Get up, find your hat and shades, dust off your asses and get moving. Work work

WikiLeaks says it's leaking over 500,000 Saudi documents

Subtle Racism is Everywhere, as I Learned Today

Contortions of Denial

MERS spreads to Thailand

UK to reject EU plans to combat multinational tax avoidance

When we took a trip from Memphis to New Orleans this spring I was struck by one oddity...They called

Report: Delaware governor signs bill decriminalizing pot

Charleston - What is your gut response?

3 million Nebraska chickens saved after testing can't confirm bird flu

Terror attacks, deaths up sharply in 2014: State Department

Birmingham Sunday-Joan Baez(In memory of the Charleston massacre victims)

MLB Cancels More Than 60 Million All-Star Votes for Fear of Improper Voting

Dylann Roof Confesses To Murdering 9 To Start Race War, Real Motive Still Unknown

Anyone who ever used the "n word"...anyone who ever spread the birth certificate slur...

This guy (Jim Jefferies) gets it....

Tom Steyer Sends Hillary Clinton a Message, Via Pope Francis and Martin O’Malley

Bernie VS Sheldon

Obama's freudian slip

For Charleston: Healing River

DUers -- I need some help with Fox News

Rick Perry: Charleston Shooting An 'Accident' Due To Drug Use, Manipulated By Obama To Ban Guns

Virginia man threatens black church one day after Charleston massacre

Love this from Twitter re Confederate flag

Justice is not revenge.

It must really suck to have Geraldo Rivera labeled as your most sensible reporter...

Bernie Event Tomorrow

Beautiful morning, yard, garden, and camera equals...

Sanders campaign has 7,000 RSVPs- so far- for his Denever rally on Saturday

Republicans on the SC tragedy: I keep hearing republicans say things like

NRA blames Charleston victims as the mass shooting reaction pattern repeats

UK Government-backed scientific model flags risk of civilisation’s collapse by 2040

Israel the 7th-best country for gay men

Grand Junction, Colorado: Trains stashed by parkway until business picks up

To Borrow From Ronald Reagan, "Tear Down This Flag!"

Feel the Bern -- Las Vegas edition

Why that flag is NOT just about "heritage"

The Political Lexicon: We're all just folks now

Germany will negotiate with Athens 'until last minute': Merkel ally

Let's call Dylann Roof what he really is: Neo-Confederate Surf Nazi.

Jeb Bush Makes Surprise Pick for Political Director

"Teachers aren't cops": Unions praise Supreme Court ruling

Dylann Roof is a racist...

Well we've been hit hard here on DU, lost a few good members these last

First solar cell made of highly ordered molecular frameworks

Obama Believes South Carolina Capitol's Confederate Flag Belongs In A Museum

An Ever-Growing List of What Conservatives are Blaming for the Charleston Shootings

Texas Supreme Court upholds Austin judge’s grant of divorce to two lesbians

Scientists Build Case for 'Sixth Extinction'...

An anonymous letter called her yard ‘relentlessly gay.’ She raised $28,000 to be even more relentles

Maybe its time for Mississippi to take another shot at changing its flag

VIDEOS: Fox News Spins Racist Church Shooting As Anti-Christian

How is this fair?

Confederate Flag Cancer

Alex Jones reacts predictably to the SC shooting...

'Sixth mass extinction': Earth's species disappearing at frightening rate, new study says

Yeehaw, I just got John Prine Tickets

Toon: Shocked!

In 2013 NRA considered Bernie Sanders an anti-gun Senator.

Dubai Duty Free

A small anecdote from my last visit to Tennessee.

Does anyone on DU have experience with creating or editing a Pod Cast?

Clementa Pinckney's wife and one of his daughters were in the church office at

July 28 - Burn the Rebel Flag for the 14th Amendment!

Here's one solution that might have an effect.

Giacometti’s Wasted Souls

Dailykos:Christian Neighbor Threatens Woman Over Rainbow Lamps. She Responds In The Best Way Possibl

Dailykos:Christian Neighbor Threatens Woman Over Rainbow Lamps. She Responds In The Best Way Possibl

In 2013 NRA considered Bernie Sanders an anti-gun Senator. Gave him D- grade.

Obama will be speaking about the slaughter in a few minutes

Funny OpEd: "Global warming is totally a lie liberals tell to distract us from their commie agendas"

Here is another petition regarding the confederate flag. This time from MoveOn.

Americans reclaim the liberal label - Dana Milbank

Perry calls Charleston massacre an “accident,” hits Obama for pushing gun control in wake of attack

Tonight on Real Time with Bill Maher: Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Ann Coulter,

New Yorker: The Last Living Bohemian in Chelsea Tells All

Doe, A Deer

Rick Perry calls the shooting "an accident".

Bernie Sanders wants to talk about guns. But not right now.

For a certain Spinners fan:

Michael Moore: "Start reporting what this is: An ASSASSINATION of a State Senator"

Mexican artisan launches Donald Trump pinata

Benghazi committee sinks deeper into absurdity

Is there a marketing thread?

Don't get mad at Republicans for their responses to the tragedy in South Carolina

The Spinners - Rubberband Man

South Carolina judge urges support for accused murderer Dylann Roof's family in bizarre court speech

Anyone remember BurmaShave signs?

Bill Moyers/Michael Winship: Hillary Clinton's Wall Street Address

We have a shot at making the most HONEST man in government OUR NEXT PRESIDENT...*

The Spinners - One Of A Kind Love Affair

Will Pitt gets mentioned in article co-authored by Bill Moyers!!

Anthrax Perpetrator Still at Large? Interview w/ Graeme McQueen

The Spinners - Games People Play

Confederate flag designers worked to cram as much whiteness into it as they could

Henry Louis Gates: If Clementa Pinckney Had Lived

Pope Francis throws down the gauntlet for Paris climate summit

Who among us is not of mixed heritage? I know I am.

Saratoga Resources seeks bankruptcy protection

Inside the mind of Bernie Sanders: unbowed, unchanged, and unafraid of a good fight

The Spinners - Working My Way Back To You Girl

Despite all the noise about "heritage," South Carolina just doesn't know its flag history

The Spinners - I'll Be Around

Bernie Sanders Calls for Broader End to Deportations

Bernie Sanders Calls for Broader End to Deportations

We've got squee

Boy grazed by stray bullet in Long Beach...

Media’s Hate Peddlers and Conservative White Terrorists

Gun control must happen but it isn't the only problem

Dylan Roof's judge was disciplined for using n-word in hearing.

New York State Assembly Passes Anti-BDS Resolution

IMO Yahoo Business posting promotes a big lie about gun sales and Obama by running Business Insider

Luckovich - Black Lives Matter

It's Dog Day Friday!

Walker's jobs agency says 26 awards made without review

Living with autism: year 33

Racist Talk from Dylann Roof’s Judge

For All My Friends on DU....

Can Bernie Sanders run as a Democrat in New Hampshire?

Dog in hiding

Perry calls Charleston massacre an “accident,” hits Obama for pushing gun control in wake of attack

from Martin O'Malley:

from Martin O'Malley:

How Is the Blackhawks’ Name Any Less Offensive Than the Redskins’?

Change can come—sometimes, even in the form of a $10 bill. Hillary Clinton Tweet

Martin O'Malley says he's pissed.

Benghazi Investigation Spends Fortune to Harass Hillary Clinton

Martin O'Malley is pissed.

Thoughts after a Vermont estate sale today.

Obama's $4bn clean-energy initiative: a big number hiding a bigger idea

The Republican's "Southern Strategy" Has Born It's Terrorizing, Racist Fruit-

‘No Way To Prevent This,’ Says Only Nation Where This Regularly Happens

Will Hillary supporters sit on their hands

Real Christians demonstrated their beliefs today.

Nikki Haley and the GOP nurtured the environment that led to Charleston.

I really thought that this incident was so obviously and clearly racist

When is Hate Speech & Death Threat by this S.C. Presidential Candidate going to be taken seriously?

The Racist Fear: "You're Taking Over Our Country"

If you are planning to send you kids to school in Texas, ya better see this.

He did it. He admitted it. So let's stop calling him "alleged" and the "suspect"

What's for Dinner, Fri., June 19, 2015

Fight racist fire with literal fire: Burn Confederate flags

If Reagan could demand that Gorbachev "tear down that Wall," surely our leaders could demand ...

A video posted on Allen West's site

Weekend Economists: (Oh) Say, Can You See? June 19-21, 2015

Does anyone know anything about Crowdsource or Ezdia?

Ok. Since trumad got time-outed for a couple of more months the only ones in the Sport Forum

Virginia church sign turns heads with its suggestion that seeking equal rights is satanic

First Color Movies from the New Horizons Pluto Mission!

WHHOOOO HOOOOO! I got a new bike!!!!

NRA official: I was speaking as a ‘private citizen’ when I blamed Clementa Pinckney for own death

Yankees DH Alex Rodriguez blasts home run for 3,000th career hit...

Rush Limbaugh’s downward spiral continues: Another demotion, another step toward irrelevancy

Bernie Sanders Calls for Broader End to Deportations

Jeb Bush Reminds Conservatives That He 'Stood' With Terri Schiavo

Interpretation is biological and the facts contain chemistry and science

Ready for Warren endorses Sanders

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