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Apple, Yahoo shuttle drivers unanimously approve union wage package

Apple, Yahoo shuttle drivers unanimously approve union wage package

Apple, Yahoo shuttle drivers unanimously approve union wage package

'This is a global migration crisis'

Selfie Time

My Brothers and Sisters of DU...Some Good News..

Hillary supporters -

‘I can’t breathe': Man runs into jail lobby seeking help but dies after deputies pile on him instead

What We're Fighting For. The beliefs, values and ideas we stand for.

Trump's Chumps

We the DU did this !!!!

Man Struck By Ricocheting Bullet After Shooting Armadillo

Turkey Enters Fight Against ISIS, But Target is Still Assad -- Col. Larry Wilkerson

Mexico's president is facing the most damning charge yet — and his reputation is crumbling

Mexico's president is facing the most damning charge yet — and his reputation is crumbling

Another example of how Corporate Democrats back stab their supporters

People in Stone Mountain Park, Georgia valiantly defend racist flag

Amazon wants to sell you a button you can push so they can sell you the item you wanted.

Reader Comment on article 'US targets Venezuela over border dispute'

The Miracle of SolarCity

Not Fit to Lead

A new low for hedge funds

NYC to probe 39 Brooklyn Yeshivas.

Why It’s So Hard to Predict What Happens with Trump’s Supporters When He Drops Out

Great ball of fire! Incredible footage captures bright green meteor with an orange trail soaring acr

Great ball of fire! Incredible footage captures bright green meteor with an orange trail soaring acr

Great Steve Kornacki Video

Baltimore Sees Deadliest Month In 43 Years

The New American Slavery - Invited to the U.S., Foreign Workers Find a Nightmare.

Training camp

"Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force" (non-gov't related) vs "Oxford Wildlife Conservation Unit"

Letterkenny Army Depot's contract workers vote "union"

The one thing that will stop Bernie Sanders.....his supporters

Letterkenny Army Depot's contract workers vote "union"

Plane crash at car and music festival

Letterkenny Army Depot's contract workers vote "union"

Homeopathy had No Place in Pharmacy: Canadian Pharmacist

Hillary Clinton has paid more in taxes than Jeb Bush has ever earned.

Damn Immigrants

The October Surprise: Hillary closes the debate vs. Jeb W. Bush in Spanish

Oligarchy Of Super PAC Megadonors Have Conquered American Politics

On this Day In History, PT 109 was cut in half

Is Trump seriously running?

This CEO gave his lowest-paid employees huge raises and it made some people angry

Trump holds huge lead over GOP field

What will you be drinking for the all-day, Daily Show marathon and last show?

'Hitchbot' destroyed in Philadelphia

Houma bakery denies same-sex couple wedding cake, Fox 8 reports

Counting down for the last week of the Daily Show

Five Republican candidates to vie for Koch brothers backing at donor retreat

SNL repeat

Monsters of Ukraine: Made in the USA

US presidential hopeful Martin O'Malley visits Puerto Rico

US presidential hopeful Martin O'Malley visits Puerto Rico

Update on TorchTheWitch

MSNBC opens daytime hours for breaking news; Brian Williams will helm

Advance notice of airing of JFK & LBJ Tuesday Night on PBS

O’Malley: 'We Can’t Let Puerto Rico Fail'

O’Malley: 'We Can’t Let Puerto Rico Fail'

The Empire State Building has this beautiful display of

Gonna throw this out there....

South Carolina police refuse to release name of officer who killed 19-year-old

Dear Joe Biden...

Charles Koch assails banking industry for embracing ‘corporate welfare’

Here's a new statement (in full) from the NYT Public Editor on coverage of Hillary. Your opinion, comments?

When the Koch Brothers go shopping...

OMG! We Actually Just Went Below 400ppm CO2!

Do we have any definitive news on Jericho the Lion?

Popping in to say hello :)

From June, 2014: The Numbers Behind Maureen Dowd's 21-Year Long Campaign Against Hillary Clinton

Maryland Cat Owner Pens Heartfelt Letter to Future Adopter Before Dying

How stoned are you? There's an app for that

If Jim Webb wins the Democratic presidential nomination, what would you do?

Hillarious video of cat inside vs bobcat outside

Trailer for Michael Bay's Benghazi movie (not a joke)

The Fundy Nuts Getting More Hysterical & Threatening Over Planned Parenthood.

As a progressive, I have to wonder if we are now persona non grata when it comes to the

Republicans keep quiet following Paxton indictment

Texas Attorney General Indicted By Grand Jury

Remembering Michael Harrington, A Heroic Democratic Socialist Leader

A pleasant surprise in the mail today

NYT: Biden???

You know.. the taking of a life whether animal or human for the thrill of superiorty is sick

Puffs of hope: Wind and solar energy are increasingly competitive. But a lot has to change before...

Portland OR going to see Bernie on the 9th? Raise your hand!

(New York) Attorney general’s study reports ‘microbead’ pollution is pervasive in state waterways

I really want Mr. Biden to run for President!

PLEASE JOE DON't you,'re NOT the candidate we can rally around... eom

Sheriff refuses to turn over jailhouse video after 32-year-old gay man dies of 'natural causes'

Moondance (and more) - Van Morrison (acoustic cover) - Corey Heuvel

In France, Biking along Arcachon Bay

"I am not a member of any organized political party. I am a Democrat." - Will Rogers

Daily Holidays - August 2

KUOW: Will Washington State Embrace Bernie Sanders?

Oh, no! We've got it all wrong. The Kochs really care about the "disadvantaged".

Rowdy Roddy Piper Interviews Rowdy Ronda Rousey

Counterpunch: Sanders just isn't left enough for some

Verizon workers to stay on job without new contract

Verizon workers to stay on job without new contract

Verizon workers to stay on job without new contract

Memphis police officer shot, killed during traffic stop

Elizabeth Warren: I'm Sick and Tired of This

As a Bernie Sanders supporter, lemme tell you. Joe Biden is more conservative than Hillary.

The Republican Party is only a viable entity because of Southern racism

Rick Perry -- Bringing Back Traditional Marriage

Rick Perry -- Bringing Back Traditional Marriage

Rick Perry -- Bringing Back Traditional Marriage

Alienated voters: the 63%

Analysis: We must crush Jewish terrorism

Daesh is the common enemy

U.S. Secretary Of State, Russian Foreign Minister To Meet In Qatar

Did A Brain Injury Save Russia From Napoleon?

Gut Bacteria Changes In Early Life Can Lead To Anxiety And Depression

Guns Don’t Kill People, Immigrants Do and Other Congressional Words of Wisdom

An Open Letter To Bernie and Hillary Supporters

Rally in support of women's right to go topless takes place in Waterloo, Ont.

'Ghostbusters' cast visit patients at Boston hospital

Baker, Dem leaders ally on Olympics, other issues

St. Anne's Church in Southborough hit with hate crime

Police: Lesbian couple attacked at Six Flags New England

Scituate beach reopened after reported shark sighting

Rep. Lynch, three mayors urge Spectra not to build compressor on Fore River site

(Natural Gas) Pipeline that would run through Canton, Stoughton still in works

Official: New debris found in Reunion not a plane part

Huntress taunts outraged Internet with 'big game trophy hunting pics..

Thousands of area gas leaks poison environment, kill trees

Vets face challenges in finding employment

Open-carry nut arrested after threatening armed attack against Kansas courthouse

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Grow-Yor-Own Edition

State rep slams ‘horrific’ fetal tissue sales

Federal judge wants to know if FBI still has guns belonging to Terry Nichols

USOC turns attention to other cities

Verizon, unions keep talking, put off strike

Marijuana country

Pols and Politics: Assessing the aftermath of failed Olympics bid

Bickering about Stone Mountain and blasting sculpture off it is part of our American heritage!

Another Bush Legacy in Iraq: Barzani asks PKK to Leave

Why Jimmy Carter Thinks the US Isn’t a Real Democracy Anymore

Kerry launches US-Egypt strategic dialogue in Cairo

Ebola vaccine '100 percent effective' in Guinea trial

Top Burundi general assassinated in rocket attack on his car

I'm gping camping for a week

Touted "cure" for Roundup Ready Weeds likely even worse -- Carbon nanotubes

Howard Dean: Before the Scream

Texas A&M facility could manufacture breakthrough Ebola vaccine

Kellogg, union agree to new 5-year deal

Kellogg, union agree to new 5-year deal

Anti-torture reforms opposed within psychology group after damning report

Kellogg, union agree to new 5-year deal

What's wrong with Hillary Clinton? Absolutely nothing.

Pell grants to bring college back to prison: US is 'a nation of second chances'

A second piece of airplane debris has been found on Reunion Island. A door

Australia walks away from Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal talks

Is Ronda Rousey Really That Good

Rolls-Royce may face break-up after activist hedge fund reveals stake

Let's get this straight....

Why Bernie Sanders Will Not Be Able to Pull Off the Upset

Just Listened To The Beginning Of The Today Show And.....

Flight MH370: more debris found believed to be from missing plane

Canada prime minister Stephen Harper set to call October election

DIY Holograms (smartphone + clear CD case)

"We are fed up, we are educated, we are empowered..."

Dr.Palmer is like the ISIS of "big game" wildlife.

Trainwreck Review (no spoilers)

Memo to myself

2015 Horse Racing - 2015 Clement L. Hirsch Handicap

Ginsburg speaks on abortion rights in US: "A sorry situation . . . poor women don't have a choice."

Trainwreck Review (no spoilers)

Japan's atomic bomb survivors continue in fight against nuclear weapons

Singer Cilla Black has died at age 72

What do you use to defog your mask?

Sunday's Doonesbury-Question for the Amateurs

The Extreme and Violent Background of the Group Consulting on the Planned Parenthood Videos

X-Post GD. NAACP America's Journey for Justice, Selma, Alabama to Washington, DC 2015 has begun.

X-post AA. NAACP America's Journey for Justice, Selma, Alabama to Washington, DC 2015 has begun.

Burundi presidential aide Nshimirimana killed in attack

Vote for the pro-Wall Street, -war, -fracking, -Keystone XL, -H1B Visas, -TPP candidate.

Sweden's immigration minister accuses David Cameron of 'playing politics' with immigrant crisis

laweekly: L.A. DEA Agent Unraveled the CIA's Alleged Role in the Kiki Camarena Murder

Preparing for Debate, Republicans Test Themselves Against Donald Trump


OFFS... Vikas Khanna is shilling for Dominos Pizza

Newsmax: Privatize the VA

Man arrested for hate crime, assault against 12 year old black boy in rural Louisiana gas station

Obama to Unveil 'Biggest Step Ever' in Climate Fight

Find the Perfect Linux-Compatible PC with Ubuntu's Hardware Database

Jay Nixon for vice president?

Have any of the candidates expressed a position on NASA

Act Blue You're making a difference -- daily update for 8-1-15

Robert Kuttner: Why Liberals Have to Be Radicals

Sanders’ run is good for Democrats in long run, Klobuchar says at La Vista dinner

The False Mirror: If my candidate doesn’t win, we’ll lose the Presidential election

Bernie Supporters - Please read my post

"The Hell with secession, let's go for concussion." Come CAPTION's Erick Erickson!!!

Mission impenetrable: are Hollywood blockbusters losing the plot?

"We must end all abortions"

Abortion Fix (cartoon)

Hillary Clinton To Nation: ‘Do Not Fuck This Up For Me’

Would You Rather Be Happy and Wrong or Unhappy and Right?

Why No Scheduled Democratic Party Debates? Are They Afraid of Bernie?

Scott Walker destroyed his state: Wisconsin’s economic cautionary tale

A North Carolina Textile Co-Op Gives Immigrant Workers a Stake in the Business

Russians feel less positive towards religion now than they did in 1990

Ukraine Spirals Into The Abyss: Pensioner Suicides and Talk of Default | Observer

This is how the clowns took over: The sad history leading to the spectacle of a Fox News debate

Guards Gun Down Four Angels Escaping From Heaven

FIVE Important Reasons You Should Consider Voting For Martin O'Malley

Up Next, Bernie Sanders on ABC, "This Week", 10:30 AM ET, Sub Host for Geo. Stephanopolous


Up Next, Bernie Sanders on ABC "This Week", 10:30 AM ET

As Nabisco Ships 600 Jobs Out of Chicago to Mexico, Maybe It’s Time To Give Up Oreos

Wisconsin: Now we know who tried to gut open records law — and failed

In the Age of Trump, Will Democrats Sell Out More, Or Less?

What's for Dinner, Sun., Aug. 2, 2015

"That’s not pro-life. That’s pro-birth." A courageous Nun defends women.

The Pres with science guys

Keiser Report: The Precariat - The Dangerous New Class

"That’s not pro-life. That’s pro-birth." A courageous Nun defends women. Cowardly Americans Tremble

ACTUAL Clown Enters Race As Republican Candidate — Polling Well

Trade Deal Targets Medicare, New Leak Reveals

Question re: Virginia primary or

California wildfires force more evacuations

Republican 1st debate in Cleveland - who's in? When do we/they find out?

White dogs can't jump

Anime Milestones-Cowboy Bebop

Iran plans to buy 80-90 Boeing, Airbus planes a year, post sanctions

The False Mirror: If my candidate doesn’t win, we’ll lose the Presidential election

I joined the Democratic party in 1960, as a high school kid. Here's what I've learned.

TOON: Huckabee talks WAR

What is it when you have some chest pain, but no arm

Update: Yoshi will be rescued tomorrow night, thanks to msanthrope and her ex. However,

Judge is way over the line IMO: This 19-Year-Old Will Spend the Next 25 Years as a Registered Sex

The Documentary that Donald Trump Doesn't Want You to See


Two Aspen, CO shops cited for selling to underage customers

16-year-old stabbed in Jerusalem pride parade succumbs to wounds

If You Feel

Bruce Lee Action Movie Fist of Fury Movies;Best Of Kungfu Full Movie

A shout out to all you supporters out there...

Thurgood Marshall.. "What is the quality of your intent?"

As Obamacare Takes Hold, Unpaid Hospital Bills Vanish

Corporations have a lot on the line. Who are the biggest interests, how and why?

Bernie Sanders Again Draws Crowds in N.H. Swing

Ruth Bader Ginsburg reveals the 'most disappointing' Supreme Court decision of her career

LA Times fires Ted Rall for criticizing LAPD after saying he lied about them; turns out LAPD lied

Where's Palmer?

Salon agrees to recognize union, starts negotiations on contract

Salon agrees to recognize union, starts negotiations on contract

FL police laundered millions in drug money overseas and enjoyed lavish lifestyle

Salon agrees to recognize union, starts negotiations on contract

Can you guys see the sign in the corner?

Republican Problems Come From Within

Is Birth Control right for you?

Pluto - Nine Things We've Learned from New Horizons (in Forbes)

Cowardly Americans Tremble In Fear While A Courageous Nun Defends Women

Craig > Connery

Lounge might be the wrong place but I need to unload

Clinton has major image problems with the general electorate, but will be hard to beat in primary

Myopic Whamzees: Where's Bob Dylan When We Need Him?

Mike Malloy - Donald Trump Slams Lawyer Over Breast Milk

NJCher has been added to the group hosts (I didn't ask first so she may yell at me!)

WARNING: Your computer monitor may be subject to breakage if you open this thread

So August 6 is Thursday

Enter the Dragon 1973 Action

Attn: Central Coasters, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo and Monterey Counties et al, re: oil trains.

Bernie Sanders on This Week Aug 2, 2016

We've got a real dandy in GD...

Poll: Why is Joe Biden suddenly & belatedly jumping into the Democratic Primary race?

The 11 Moments That Define Hillary Clinton (nice!)

The Legend of Drunken Master Full Movie in English Jackie chan (1994)

Threats against Rivlin wish him fate similar to that of Sharon, Rabin

Why Bernie Sanders can win.

Even public relations specialists are clamoring to distance themselves from Cecil the lion killer

Attn: Central Coasters, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo and Monterey Counties et al, re: oil trains.

There's a place for people who hurt animals.

America's Finest*

Expanse of warm water dubbed the blob consumes North Pacific

O'MG!!!! Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-CA 15th) endorsed Martin: (video and story)

I'll have the Walter White Special, Please"

Dying woman wrote a moving letter to her cat’s next owner

Doctor becomes second American named in African lion-killing investigation: Pittsburgh gynecologist

What money can buy

Israel to detain Jewish terror suspects without trial

The Joy Of Boat Ownership

Martin O'Malley Calls for Criminal Justice Overhaul Amid Racial Tensions.NYT

What are the millionaire/billionaire donors hoping to get from the losers?

Martin O'Malley Calls for Criminal Justice Overhaul Amid Racial Tensions.NYT

DU members that were circulators for the recall of Scott Walker stop in this thread and say hi!

Pro-Confederate flag rally at 'south's Mount Rushmore' draws hundreds

Boehner's Got to Go

TCM Schedule for Tuesday, August 4: Summer under the Stars: Teresa Wright

Does America Spend Enough On Defense? Instead Of Bombing Bridges Abroad, We Should Be...

Trump campaign fires staffer over Facebook posts

Why Is Hillary So Silent On Keystone?

The Obama-Netanyahu showdown

TCM Schedule for Wednesday, August 5: Summer under the Stars: Fred Astaire

Donald Trump: Blacks are ‘worse than just about ever’ because Obama ‘set a very low bar’

13 creative exercises for Photographers. ASAP I will try the meantime

Teen stabbed at Gay Pride march dies as pressure mounts on Israel

Is Bernie Sanders the most electable in 2016? 13 Keys to the WH.

Chris Christie vows to punch the national teachers union ‘in the face’ because they ‘deserve’ it

The 13 Keys to the WH.

Looking Back: My Picks For Lewis Black's 5 Best Daily Show Segments

It had to happen, "animal psychic" channels the spirit of Cecil the Lion...

Mike Malloy - Greenpeace Protest Price: $2,500/Hour

These 20 schools are responsible for a fifth of all graduate school debt

Deputies: Bomb squad at scenes of 2 Las Cruces churches

Digital Era Here to Stay in Argentina’s Classrooms

Peru a Shining Example for South America’s Climate Action Plans

Mike Malloy - Elizabeth Warren Destroys GOP Blockers

You think GOP dislikes a 'black' president, wait

Biden/Sanders 2016 would be a great ticket.

Borrowing 'alternative titles' from bigtree, SUCH a keeper!!!

Deputies: Bomb squad at scenes of 2 Las Cruces churches

East County Chaldeans plea for release of Christians detained by Homeleand Security at Otay

Canada to hold national election in major test for PM Stephen Harper

Kerry To Meet W/Inspector General Over Clinton Emails Issue.

New Wilco CD - Free Download

Martin O'Malley in Puerto Rico: Island is 'being treated very unjustly by forces on the mainland'

In delicate operation, 20-ton object removed from Fukushima fuel pool

Has the latest "Evil Dead" movie come to life?

Trying to read about Bernie Sanders on ABC This week

Conflicting reports over killing of Cecil the lion's 'brother'

Majority of A-bomb survivors against changing war-renouncing Article 9

Journalists Attend Private Koch Brothers Gathering, But Agree Not To Name Donors

Ask your doctor if birth control is right for you...

The A-bombs fell / Guilt pursues Hiroshima survivor throughout her life

College Textbook Prices Have Risen 1,041 Percent Since 1977

Sorry Bernie Sanders fans: no more disclaimers.

Dozens stage bra protest in HK over ‘breast assault’

Walter Palmer owns 'hunting shrine' on 650 acres with more than 50 animals

Butterflies, birds, a toad gets evicted, our deer had a surprise, and a memory of Cecil the lion

Question for Hillary supporters: Are Bernie Sanders' supporters successfully converting you?

Why Hillary is vulnerable, and what she can do to fix it

WATCH: Inside Cathay flight CX884 as it makes emergency landing in Alaska

Ultra-Orthadox Jew stabs and kills Woman..

link for campaign contributions ?

Question for Bernie Sanders supporters - are Hillary's supporters converting you?

It's really hard being a woman in Texas these days… concealed tampons!

Why won't DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz state

Hundreds brave persistent rain at LGBT rally in Vietnam

Cecil the Lion Featured on Empire State Building

Question for Sanders, Clinton, Chaffee and Webb supporters:

Coast Guard investigating report of tar balls on Makaha Beach

Planned Parenthood Attacks Coordinated by High-Ranking Republican Operatives (starting in 2013)

Peruvian Gov Greenwash Hits New Highs, As Huge Dam Projects Proceed, Mining & Logging Roar On

CILLA BLACK HAS DIED. Cilla Black, singer and TV star, dies in Spain aged 72

Spending by foreign visitors to Japan hits new high

Company busted in China made 41,000 fake iPhones worth $19.4 million

BOG post of Weekly Address: Celebrating Fifty Years of Medicare and Medicaid

GD post of Weekly Address: Celebrating Fifty Years of Medicare and Medicaid

NBR-Q1 GDP revised higher

"The Hunting of Hillary": A conversation with Joe Conason (download free e-book)

"The Aloha Vet" has died

"I thought Obamacare provides all that for free". NOPE. Why we STILL need Planned Parenthood

I'm conflicted. While part of me hates giving this ass carrot any attention. The other part of

Jerusalem Gay Pride: Israel teenage stabbing victim dies

Birther Trump fires staffer for racist posts

It is not enough to feel the O'M, you must *BE* the O'M

Rhyme Time

Understanding Religious Trauma Syndrome: It’s Time to Recognize It

Star Wars Disney - Under the Sea (starring Jar Jar Binks)

We know that harming animals is a sign of psychopathology - why do we tolerate it in trophy hunters?

The Hunting of Hillary - A Conversation with Joe Conason

2015 Horse Racing - 2015 William H. Haskell Invitational

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Monday, 3 August 2015

911 Dispatcher Resigns After Hanging Up On Teen Helping Dying Friend

Charles Koch compares work of his political network to civil rights movement

ABC7, Chicago-A story the city won't discuss: Homeless population explosion

Thank you all for signing the Petition for Immediate schedualing of the Democratic Debates

In Depth with Medea Benjamin - CSPAN Book TV

Take solace

CNN-Cop tosses food at homeless man in custody

Microsoft will NOT email you Windows 10, it's ransomware

1 dead, several injured in tent collapse in suburban Chicago

the candidate leading in the republican party polls is an avowed birther.

Some thoughts about the spate of OPs/comments about Bernie's supporters. BERNIE GROUP!

The O'Reilly Factor Continues Dehumanizing Coverage Of New York's Homeless Population

Former KMOV-TV news anchor Robin Smith to run for Mo. Secretary of State

Life as Sara: What it's like to be a transgender woman when you’re not Caitlyn Jenner

Cecil the lion: It's time to lift the lid on hunting greed and this whole sick scam

Special ? about Windows 10 Nobody Else Will Answer

The Gender Card - Don't Leave Home Without It

Paramedic Who Makes $15/hr. Destroys Every Complaint About Fast Food Workers Earning The Same Amoun

Earlier today I crossed the section of I-10 where the bridge washed out (short vid)

What are you reading the week of Sunday, August 2, 2015?

Chemistry Question

New Solar Panel Technologies Will Drive Down Costs

WWE Star Titus O’Neil Took A Group Of Homeless People To A Restaurant To Prove A Point

Font style on MS Edge browser

Iran uses fabricated WikiLeaks cable to smear UN rights rapporteur

Security minded Windows users look here, 10 is watching you

Holy sh!t. Heat index of 164 degrees in Iran

Five more systems in the Pacific