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Archives: September 13, 2013

Thursday Blues Break: Albert Collins - Lights Are On But Nobody's Home

CHIMES OF FREEDOM...Dylan...WAR in the 60's/70's...What Were They Thinking? Ahead of His Time!

Bumper sticker I saw today: "If you're gonna burn our flag, wrap yourself

I think it is time to talk about the real enemies of America?

Addressing African American men as "boy"

By Josh Eidelson: How Wal-Mart keeps wages low

Totally unknown Koch-funded group was largest sugar daddy for conservatives in last election

"MiddleFingerMom agrees with MiddleFingerMom WAY too often."

Pennsylvania's GOP Governor Flips To Support Obamacare Medicaid Expansion: Reports

For The BOG. Forward~ A reminder.

Midwest College Students Strongly Oppose Guns On Campus: Survey

Atheists Lose Battle To Have 'In God We Trust' Removed From U.S. Currency

California Legislature raises minimum wage to $10 an hour

Congressional Sources Cast Doubt On Number Killed In Syrian Chemical Weapons Attack

Who won?*

27 Perfect Ways To Respond To A Wrong Number Text (Go to #26, very funny)

Curious. Anyone care to defend Kissinger?

No Robes, No Hoods

Texas' Refusal To Allow Gay Couples To Divorce May Be The Next Constitutional Showdown

"ConStar" parody - omg so funny!

In Honor of Photobomb Astrofrog.

If MiddleFingerMom were an older twin, he would call his twin and say, "When I was your age..."...

There seems to be a undue amount of acrimony on this board lately

Nicholas Kristof Tweet:

After Russia's UN obstruction, what led Assad to agree to give up his chemical arsenal

Antarctica's Stunning Secret

American Jihadi - Abu Mansoor Al-Amriki

Tim Conway's Elephant Story. I just need to see it now and then.

I saw and ad and it made me think (Emer Survival Food)

Daily Kos: Dog alerts family to child abuse

If you're an ex-republican, check in below. I voted for

DU a W Post poll: Make your case: Mayor vetoes ‘living wage’ bill

City of Gold, City of Slaves: Slavery and Indentured Servitude in Dubai

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Back in the USSR & a new Kittehs gif

Honduras grants Indians title to coastal lands

"Obama's Diplomacy, Backed by a Big Stick, Is Better Than Diplomacy Alone"

Just saw the end (Season 5)of Fringe. SPOILER!

TIRED of INEQUALITY? Get used to it. Things look like they're only gonna get worse.

Why doesn't Kerry meet with Assad?

Govt to declassify parts of secret order

Internet Tax Freedom Act (E action)

Syria Presence Costing The Pentagon About $27 Million A Week

The Curious History of Punctuation: Author Reveals the Beginnings of the #, ¶, and More

Dog alerts baby's parents to sitter's abuse

John Kerry Rejects Bashar Assad's 30-Day Deadline For Submitting Chemical Weapons Data

Barack Obama's Answer to Putin's Op-Ed

GOP Leaders Confounded on Stopgap Spending Bill

Pennsylvania Residents Being Ticketed For Parking In Their Own Driveway

Man, watching NESN without Jerry Remy is weird!

Reexamining the murder of Matthew Sheperd

Wacky Ig Nobel prizes show the funny side of science

Women outrun men in regaining jobs since recession

Thunder + Cat = Facial Scarring

Tennessee legislator believes governor offered VW deal to keep UAW out

Kerry talks tough in Syria encounter with Russia

Ohio Republican Party fumbles in its first elections complaint against Ed FitzGerald

Why are you guys so anti-dictator?

The US version of "House of Cards" - we are trying, on the 5th episode - but far inferior

Lineup of Entities/Religions in Syria Crisis

CBC: Group behind 9/11 bus ad responds to criticism

The 6 Most Humiliating Public Failures by Celebrity Psychics

My cat Charlotte cleaning out a Yoplait yogurt...

Why did Putin write the editorial for the NY Times??

Lawrence O'Donnell, Alex Wagner, and Chris Hayes all have iPhones on TV right now.

New report: 32 states introduced laws to restrict voting rights in 2013

Who knew? Taking meds to stop hair thinning leads to child pornography

MoveOn.org petition asking US DOJ to investigate NC's new voter suppression laws

Dean of the House John Dingell schools Republicans for 41st attempt to gut Obamacare

Watch: Painfully Stupid ‘Overpasses for Impeachment’ Attendees Caught on Tape!

Elite Syrian Unit Scatters Chemical Arms Stockpile to as many as 50 sites

Verizon's diabolical plan to turn the Web into pay-per-view

CA State Senator Pavley's gutted fracking bill goes to Governor's desk (and Gov Brown will sign it)

I guess its okay to share this here...

Huge car bomb explodes outside US consulate in Herat, western Afghanistan

How Chris McCandless Died (Krakauer updates "Into the Wild")

Financially-strapped U.S. Postal Service Looks To Lease Mail Delivery Vans

What Alan Grayson REALLY says about the "Proof Assad Did It" - IN HIS OWN WORDS...

"The American people’s reply to Putin" by Dana Milbank

The War on Christmas has begun, get your buttons

Go John Dingell: “I urge my colleagues to reject this NONSENSE.”!!!!

Sometimes I wish I were an acrobat

CT slave whose bones were displayed by owner for decades after his 1798 death given dignified burial

If I can get you to smile before I leave...

Chivalry is not dead ... but it might be in a persistent vegetative state.

Every dollar of it...

Chemical Weapons and the Iran-Iraq War: A Case Study in Noncompliance

"Taylorsville teacher suspended for showing class rap video about gay marriage"

Chemical Weapons and the Iran-Iraq War: A Case Study in Noncompliance

Mayor: 'Sorry' for Burge torture era

Story Update: Lac Megantic Train Was Carrying Mislabeled Oil. Officials Say 15 dead, 50 missing

The American Way of Poverty

Amanpour Explodes at CNN Syria Panel: Stop Spewing 'False Moral Equivalence!' - video lilnk

I think part of the problem with the current debate about "American Exceptionalism" is

What was your favourite poem as a kid? I liked Shel Silverstein "I Cannot Go To School Today"

ACLU to Ohio schools leader Debe Terhar: Ohio author Toni Morrison's 'The Bluest Eye' not porn

L.A. County spends $6 billion yearly on weight-related issues

Speaker: Sami Rasouli Tuesday, October 1, 7:00 p.m

Protest: No U.S. Military Intervention in Syria! Saturday, September 14, 3:00 p.m

one thing's for sure: if a republican president proposed targeted strikes on syria,

Rally to End Political Repression (FBI raids): 3 Yrs is Too Many! Tue, Sept 24, 4:30 p.m

War is war.

Weekend music to chill by....Time Flowing Like a River Edition!

Does your local government have a “black budget” too?

Russia Fumes Over Its Dismissed Additions to UN's Al-Qaida List

Egypt state of emergency extended for two more months

Opening Reception: Daily Iraqi Life Art Exhibit Saturday, September 21, 5:00 to 8:00 p.m

Stewart Jabs Obama on Syria, Gets Tough with Putin: 'You Want Us To Go Rocky IV on Your Ass?'

Why change Leia's name but not Luke's?

I thought DU was pro gay rights??? (Genuinely hurt)

Anyone see the film American Breakdown?

Joan Baez - There But For Fortune

Saul Landau, Maker of Films With Leftist Edge, Dies at 77

Transgender Student Fights to Be Homecoming King

Venezuela's president creates council to fight economic 'sabotage'

Chicago abolishes gun registry in place since 1968

D.C. Councilman to introduce mj legalization Sept. 17th

Assad moving chemical weapons to Iraq and Lebanon, says Syria opposition General

Not and act of war, no boots on the ground....

Federal caseload too heavy, more judges needed, Tymkovich tells Senate subcommittee

Why is the owner of the Washington football team being such a dick?

Hoyer Says Obama Could Strike Syria Without Congress Vote (who didn't see this line coming?)

Putin's opinion is essentially a reflection of the world's opinion of the U.S.

AIPAC Sure Got Trounced on Syria, Didn't They?

UN: Assad has signed chemical weapons decree

A friend of a close friend has fought against cancer and is now sadly in the final hours

Eugene Robinson: Yes, Vladimir, America is exceptional

So, is there anything going on in Tucson that I might need to know about?

Please DU this poll: Wendy Davis or Ted Cruz for DMN Texan of the Year

Please DU this poll: Wendy Davis or Ted Cruz for DMN Texan of the Year

College fight songs, sung by an opera singer

This is Why Every Scientist Accepts Evolution

I'm going camping tomorrow. I've been waiting for this weekend for six months. Do you like to camp?

Free Cat (found on FB)

What Witchcraft Is Facebook?

Exclusive: U.S. total of Syrian gas deaths could include bomb casualties

Unauthorized immigrants to get licenses (CA)

Kerry to Russians: This is not a game

Chris Hayes ratings continue to tank

Sean Hannity Coming to Sarasota

I'll see nolabear's Tim Conway, and raise you Foster Brooks

NBC First Read: Poll: 44 percent of Americans oppose raising debt ceiling

New Mexico Supreme Court announces date for marriage hearing

Mission Congo: A New Documentary Reveals How Pat Robertson's African Charity Was a Scam

Taliban claim car bomb near US consulate in Afghanistan

Best marriage proposal ever!

[Chicago] Mayor: 'Sorry' for Burge torture era [police torture led to false confessions to murder]

Warm water under Antarctic glacier spurs astonishing rate of melting

Seriously Nevada! OK no one in THIS forum is part of this but MAN it's awful!

Brain amoeba found in tests of water supply where boy died in Louisiana

"Blobfish wins ugliest animal vote"...and you can see why...

This is a good reason to carry around one of those tip cards

Texas tests undergoing rewrite--conservative bloggers posted test answers online last week

Have you ever walked a mop?

It is I, Vladimir Putin!!!!!!!!!

Things in GD getting heavy, somebody please tell me a joke, post something funny... Please.

hope all my colorado peeps are safe

PBO: "No world order that elevates one nation or group of people over another will succeed."

Miss Kansas shows tattoos at Miss America pageant

Stay! Aaaaaaaah, Just a little bit longer!

The bullshit attributed to Putin in the NYT probably weren't even his own words...

My response to a conservative talking about American exceptionalism...

NSA, the who and how much behind the curtain

Wise Blood by Flannery O'Connor...anyone read the book or seen the movie?

I've got a renter for my condo

Fukushima The Coming Global Disaster

My ex messaged me to ask how I was after my accident...

Non Sequitur today.

4 men given death sentences in India gang rape

In US arsenal, lessons for Syria chemical weapons

Why Do We Spend Billions on the National Security State While We Let Detroit Go Bankrupt?

10 Reasons Millennials Are the Screwed Generation

You Heard Me: Rush Limbaugh Is “a Racist Troll”

As Support For Same-Sex Marriage Grows, Religious Right Groups Vow To Push Back

So I changed my wakeup alarm ringtone last night...

Al Qaeda calls for attacks inside United States

U.S. Demand for Fruits and Vegetables Drives Up Imports

Obama to nominate Summers as Fed chief: Japan's Nikkei

GOOD NEWS!!! GETCHA GOOD NEWS HEAH!!!

ExxonMobil company charged with fracking-related crimes

Cross-posted from rhe Good News Group...

Cluster of balloons used in trans-Atlantic attempt

Big biz fights Obama admin’s calculations on carbon costs

Can I get you anything...?

Emergency alert message

Vikings have the most fun: U.N. says Danes are the happiest people on the planet{large image}

Dean Baker: Job Loss at $15 an Hour: Real Problem or Big Whopper?

The Origins of an Epidemic: How Right-Wing Religious Communities Give Measles a Chance to Spread

Missing Warminster Dog Found and Returned to Owner

Karl Marx Endorsed by Obama as the Next President?

Kitten travels from Galway to Belfast in car engine

Pot Tax Pairing Brings Norquist in Line With Democrat

Gun fired during robbery at Cedar Rapids Arby’s; no one hurt

A quick note about my Putin Avatar request....

Top 50 Emitters Threaten Global Climate Effort, CDP Says

Missing Massachusetts girl found in Coventry

RESTRICTED has been calling my cell phone. What gives with this?

Can nation-states ever stop being empires without being overwhelmingly defeated--

Quick response keeps electrical fire in control in Woodbury

Thirst for the East

Dumfries and Edinburgh cow 'pedometer' study wins Ig Nobel prize

ex-US regulator: fukushima cleanup complicated

What is your favorite camera? And what would you recommend?

Paul Krugman- Rich Man's Recovery

EU looks to end roaming charges. Finally.

Two Alternatives For An Infrastructure Problem

College Students Chase David Petraeus and Shout at Him on First Day of Class

A New Front in the GOP's War on Science

Ted Cruz’s war on the GOP accelerates

How a Koch Brothers 'Business League' Spent $236 Million to Frame the Debate

Obama to nominate Summers as Fed chief: Nikkei

Government To Workers: 'You're Fired'

Texas GOP Candidate’s Top Adviser Tweets That Wendy Davis ‘Too Stupid To Be Governor’

Green Party aiming to "do a UKIP"

Now It Looks Like The White House May Have Overestimated Syrian Gas Deaths

How do you “vet” a Syrian rebel? Answer: You can’t

I just completed my 12 week conditioning program. What do you think?

Giant US Tar Sands Project Lurking in the Shadows

‘The Internet Must Go’ short film talks net neutrality

Barney has hit rough patch lately

French court frees naked hiker in landmark case

Leaving behind $7 billion worth of equipment in Afghanistan.--what an F'ing waste.

Florida Man Literally Arrested for Walking While Black

Long line, but no hassles for free pot giveaway at Civic Center

"k&r" means and use of?

2 pilots, 2 passengers unhurt as plane crash-lands

White House:We stand FIRM on Obamacare

Happy Friday the 13th!!!

Today

Kissinger And Chile: The Declassified Record On Regime Change

OK, I give up. Who wins?

my late introduction

Ray Dolby, audio pioneer, dies aged 80

Skateboarding goat Happie sets a new Guinness World Record

Hoyer Says Obama Could Strike Syria Without Congress Vote

Not exactly news but a little weird, cute & funny.....

Fukushima 'not under control' warns TEPCO official

Middle School Students Launch Food Bank Program To End Hunger

EPA moves to fire9/11 whistleblower again

I might take a break from this place if Obama nominates Summers.

ex-wall street chieftains living large in post-meltdown world

Navy To HASC: We’re About To Sign Sub Deals We Can’t Pay For

Wife's birthday coming up - totally at a loss as to what to give her

Syria government forces executed at least 248 civilians: human rights group [Human Rights Watch]

"Children are like convicts in prisons"

I am LOVING Ed Schultz on at 5 pm on msnbc! He was on fire last night about Obamacare!

Confirmation Bias

House GOP like a jukebox that only plays one song

Helium balloons lift aviator Jonathan Trappe Up for transatlantic trip

Let’s hope for an American defeat over Syria (Salon)

If Floyd Mayweather LOSES his upcoming Vegas fight he's STILL guaranteed $40 million

Got a computer question

How Caring for Aging Parents Affects a Career

cross posting

Fire starts in Islamic Center, spreads along block in downtown Winona

Two roadside bombs outside mosque kill 30 in Baquba - Iraqi police

Florida Bans Obamacare Navigators From Helping Uninsured At County Health Departments

When nothing is better. . . . Please come CAPTION Rush Limbaugh.

The Threat to Attack Syria Is STILL Illegal

could this be the nations biggest problem

Airmen Missing From WWII Accounted For, 69 Years After Death

Occupy Activists' New Fight for Regulation, Affordable Housing and Social Justice

Witness to a Syrian Execution: “I Saw a Scene of Utter Cruelty”

A Brilliant Mess

George Zimmerman Scamming Gun Nuts & Not Paying Attorneys?

At 2 best academic high schools in Phil, libraries locked because of lack of staff

Koran-Burning Pastor Terry Jones Arrested w/ Kerosene-Soaked Korans

Bill Thompson under pressure to bow out of NYC Mayoral race

Nixon Library's Oral History with George McGovern

Hawaii molasses spill killing thousands of fish & aquatic life, impact could last years.

India sentences four rapists to death. We should do the same.

Butterflies drink turtle tears for their salt fix

The House GOP Is About to Crack Up: Three Theories Why

George Zimmerman's De Facto Spokesman Launches a White-Power Podcast

Veterans face another backlog as a quarter-million appeal disability claims

Papantonio: Obama Fighting Saudi Arabia’s War

GREAT NEWS!

More cop brutality 'goodness'.....

Dear President Putin,

Test Shows Google & Facebook Read Your Messages

Save the Buffalo River! America's first national river threatened by Cargill factory hog farm

Really!

Maybe this is what chess is all about -

A Right-Wing Militia's Own Private Idaho

Looking down the hard throat of a Colt. . . . Please come CAPTION George Zimmerman!!!

The Mr. Burns economic recovery (cartoon)

California lawmakers vote to raise minimum wage to $10 an hour by 2016 (Reuters)

Excellent!

A Very Perfect Instrument

Covert operation

D.C.: Metro Ridership Is Down, But Transit Experts Aren't Worried

Friday TOON Roundup 1 -Putin on the brakes

Michelle Obama encourages Americans to drink water. (Conservatives start dying of thirst?)

Friday TOON Roundup 2 - The war we don't want

What ever happened to David Shove's Progressive Calendar?

Keystone Debate Poised to Hit Senate Floor

Living Near Good Transit May Make You Happier

Friday TOON Roundup 3 -The Rest

Polls show Issues continue to be important to average voters.

GOG - Free Release - Stargunner

David Sirota: The Lessons of Colorado’s Gun Debate

DEA Seizures Of Marijuana Plants Declined Precipitously Since 2010

Eugene Robinson: Exceptional, You Bet

Hard Times, the Sequel: George Packer on the disappearance of the American Dream

Deficit Falls To Lowest Level Since 2008, Discrediting Argument For More Cuts

Ten Ways to Celebrate Mabon

Nobody's Dead - BUT PANIC ANYWAY!!!

Barack Obama's Answer to Putin's Op-Ed

How the Koch Bros. Secretly Fund Anti-Choice Efforts

Listing Demands, Assad Uses Crisis to His Advantage

Today in Peace and Justice history on September 13, 1858

Today in Peace and Justice history on September 13, 1858

There is another pipeline to STOP!

Let's share a little happiness for a few minutes.

What's for Dinner ~ Friday Sept 13th

iPhone's convenient new fingerprint recognition system.

Pat Robertson loses fight to keep 'gay AIDS power rings' off the Internet

Thank you, Sen. Sharrod Brown, w/Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Sen Jeff Merkley for

Verizon's diabolical plan to turn the Web into pay-per-view

Understand that bombing Syria is just a bad idea, no matter how you feel about chemical attacks

Post your preemptive Summers defense here.

Who agrees that Margo Martindale is becoming the go-to woman in Hollywood,

As a Pats fan, I am not as disheartened by last night's game as the "experts" think I should be...

New Hubble image of galaxy cluster Abell 1689: Lost in the Stars

Are you in favor of banning public sector workers from wearing turbans, yarmulkes, headscarves,

Obama team denies report Summers is Fed pick (But continue your trashing, anyway)

Buried Saharan Rivers May Have Led Humans Out of Africa

Clay Matthews: I’m an awesome player, not a dirty player

Kermit's X-Ray...

I went for my yearly check up

Bob Woodward to sleep easier at night

Family dog helps alert parents to abusive baby sitter

Roomba

Beam me up- welcome to the future!

"White Blaze"

New rifle mimics machine gun's rapid fire -- and it's legal

Is The NFL Blacklisting Kerry Rhodes?

Okay- YOU explain it!

The Case Against Larry Summers

Minnesota Credit Union does the right thing

War Criminal Henry Kissinger Top Speaker At State Department Conference

Factory Rebirth Fizzles in U.S. as Work Shipped Overseas

U.S. Retail Sales, Wholesale Inflation Data Point To Slow Growth

Now that Putin's written an Op-Ed arguing against violence

New York Judge Dismisses Suit Against 'In God We Trust' on Money

"Got to hand it to Putin. Writing a shitty NYT Op Ed was something I thought only the NYT could do"

This is a complete list of Wall Street CEOs prosecuted for their role in the financial crisis

4 men given death sentences in India gang rape

Going without TV for a month was an "eyeopening" event

On Friday the 13th, a 'nurse' with a cure for superstition

Stop These Dangerous Pipelines!

Consumer Sentiment Plunges In September; Rate Surge Bites

Big Pimpin'

How We Learned Not to Guzzle

Al-Qaeda Leader Calls To Bleed US Economy

Obama names Jeffrey Zients as top economic adviser

Chris Hayes: Is it too early to say Francis is the best pope ever?

U.S., Russia see Syria arms deal aiding peace talks

Need advice about pricing an out of print book that, if amazon is any indication is quite pricey.

Pic Of The Moment: Meet The New Republican Party, Same As The Old Republican Party

Study on beer goggles among Ig Nobel Prize winners

Dumb Criminals: Drunk British Man Caught On CCTV Having Sex With A Land Rover

Medicare Exceptionalism

what pisses me off about Kissinger is that he's accepted in

"This doesn't look like France"

A Google Street View Car Hit A Bus, Tried To Flee, Then Hit Another Bus And A Truck

Some Employers See Perks Of Hiring Older Applicants; Cite Experience, Dedication

Sci-Fi Authors in their favorite workspaces. SQUEEE!!

Panel on Syria from U of MN Program on Human Rights

Someone just called me the N-word! (I'm white.)

Will Scandals Kill Keystone XL?

Nation's Bloated Nuclear Spending Comes Under Fire

Putin the Peacemaker

Bullied for Not Believing in God

1 in 5 Americans struggling to put food on the table

Ted Cruz: We need 100 haters and bigots in the Senate

Left With Nothing: Washington Post Series on Tax Lien Sales

Iran Says It Has Reduced Its 20 Percent-Enriched Uranium Stockpile By Producing Reactor Fuel

I think my feelings are hurt.

Say Nice Things!

the military and the monetary get together whenever it's necessary

Vlad Putin- Tea Party Candidate 2016

Zimmerman's Local Police Chief Agrees He's Another 'Sandy Hook' Waiting to Happen.

Any fans of the Alabama Shakes? Check them out on my music blog.

The Greatest Threat to America's Moral Well-being is Betty Crocker Wedding Cakes

U.S. measles cases in 2013 may be most in 17 years

Namaste, Another token, Namo Tassa Bhagavato Arahato Samma Sambuddhassa

Canadian Jews denounce ban on wearing religious symbols

Heartless: Nevada Dumps 1,500 Mental Patients Via One-Way Greyhound Ticket to California

Holland's 'sniffer rats' have a nose for crime-fighting

Mom, dad planned child sex abuse before kids were born

Keith Olbermann

What interstellar space sounds like

This art would make Wayne LaPierre cry...

The Rude Pundit: Smear Campaign: A Short Film with a Huge Agenda

Lac Megantic Train Was Carrying Mislabeled Oil, Officials Say

Meanwhile, in the Refugee Crisis (Not posting this as a call for intervention)

One Weird Campaign Ad

Agricultural technology use growing in California

Court upholds Bonds' obstruction conviction

Appeals court upholds slugger Bonds' conviction - Where is cboy4????

From poor to pope, 1984 Renault has seen it all

Tiny Hearts - Centerfold

St. Patrick Battalion

Largest Gun Study Ever: More Guns, More Murder

US Military Personnel Overwhelmingly Oppose Syria Strike by 3-1 margin

can someone explain to me what decertification means and why someone would vote that way.

teens, get off my lawn :p

Judging by his enemies, Maybe Zeints is tolerable…

Vanderbilt WR Chris Boyd pleads guilty to lesser charge in rape case

Mystery in the Amazon

"Tape World" is what makes this art.

Protestors (3ish) greet McCrory in Dillsboro.

So congressman Peter King will run for president in 2016...

WTF is John Kerry doing hosting Henry Kissinger?

Stephen Colbert Decimates Rand Paul On Syria (VIDEO)

a Netflix film recommendation

Baby elephant rejected by mom wept inconsolably, but is now OK

Hartland, BC Police Are Trying To Determine Who Threw A Rocket Launcher In A Dumpster

Kenosha teachers union is decertified

Please stop using Latin to criticize posts - a modest proposal

The Affordable Care Act Part IX: Follow the Money

The Affordable Care Act Part IX: Follow the Money

Sequestration Forces Air Force To Limit Free Flu Shots

Julianne Moore Cast As President in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Films

Fed Up with Republicans, Senate Dems Say No Healthcare If You Used a Hooker

Person of interest questioned in Tennessee shooting

Study: "Trade" Deal Would Mean a Pay Cut for 90% of U.S. Workers

I need one of these for picking the in-laws up at the airport

Winning Hearts with Weak Arguments

Highway to Hell

Former Austin night club owner Mike Yassine gets 3 years in prison, ordered to pay IRS $2.5 million

look at the picture Wonkette chose to illustrate their Ted Cruz story

How Obamacare Could Revolutionize Addiction Treatment

Sunday morning with the dog

Former UT and NFL kicker Russell Erxleben to appear in court for second detention hearing

Former UT and NFL kicker Russell Erxleben to appear in court for second detention hearing

Pornography and Sex Equality: The Life and Times of Linda Lovelace

Road to Hell

Perry gives $3M in state funds for research center

Fisa judge: Snowden's NSA disclosures triggered important spying debate

Irving Nimitz students to be offered tuberculosis testing after one gets the disease

I thought you denizens of the sports forum might be interested in this

Should protected Groups be permitted to

Jerry Brown's Tough-Love California Miracle

Cher Turned Down Olympics Gig Because of Russia's 'Gay Hate'

Instances of Use of United States Armed Forces Abroad, 1798-2013

In The Fight To Save Her Own Life, Andrea Sloan Still Helping Others

Free Trade and Higher Taxation of the Wealthy

So cool: Google Maps offers virtual tour of the Galapagos Islands

In One Map Here's Why Washington Doesn't Care About Income Inequality

Kock Bros. attack ESA and wildlife to push environmental ruin for profit...

How does an entire Boardwalk in NJ go up in flames?

U-Va. should break some ties with state, panel says in preliminary report

Regulator Bars Employers From Requiring Pay on Debit Cards

how can i not hate people WARNING but with happy ending

Newt Gingrich slams "thug" and "dictator" Putin

Legislator Posts Satire of Corbett's Optimistic and Inaccurate Emails

Lets play What 3 words you don't want in your obituary

Christiane Amanpour Angrily Calls For Intervention In Syria

Biden: "Neanderthal crowd" obstructed VAWA renewal.

Right-wingers want no government regulations!

Chris Hayes Mocks Bill O'reilly W/ Satirical Tirade Against White Culture

And now... your two minutes of silliness

Video: New $500,000 Ad Buy Hits Ken Cuccinelli on CONSOL Energy Scandal

Thom Hartmann: Is Trader Joe's Leading America to Single Payer HealthCare?

Two Men Parade Around Wisconsin Farmers Market Carrying AR-15 Rifles

A Child's Best Friend

Mike Mike Mike, what day is it? Guess what day it is.

Obama Appoints Bain Capital Consultant Jeff Ziets to Top Post

Obama selects former Monsanto lobbyist to be his TPP chief agriculture negotiator

Mayweather Forecast

The spoken word project

Inequality for All: Robert Reich Warns Record Income Gap Is Undermining US

PARODY: "Fight for Yesterday" SuperPAC Launches New Ad Campaign!

Video on Creating Shared Prosperity for All

The single most important website ever. Ever.

Desperate U.K. Turns to Shale Gas

The Religious Right's Anti-Vaccine Hysteria Is Reviving Dead Diseases In America

Mexico City Erupts Over Neoliberal Education Bill

No Bitter Pill: Doctors Prescribe Fruits And Veggies

Idiocracy Report: House Republicans Pull Bill To Create Honorary Science Laureate Position

Great New Videos (Short) on Creating Shared Prosperity in the Global Economy

Did you guys see this Elizabeth Warren speech yet?

St. Clairsville Massive Overpasses To Impeach Obama Rally (Video)

Re: Larry Summers. Sign here:

Woman dies after shooting near Katy's Tompkins High School

Poll: New low for government trust

McCain to attack Putin in Pravda

Hawaii can't fit woman's last name on license

Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) Claims He Once Lost Drunken Arm-Wrestling Match To Vladimir Putin

Self-driving Mercedes-Benz is unveiled - and it should be available within seven years.

How is it constitutional to shut down the government??

Many members who voted for tough stance on Syria now oppose military action

Florida Police Chief: George Zimmerman Is ‘a Sandy Hook Waiting to Happen’

Need More Good Satire? Aquaint Yourself with Absurdity Today:

Bill to protect journalists clears Senate panel

Anyone here ever dealt with 'Vintage Toy Auctions' (Vintagetoyauctions.com)

Got an awesome email today, and it made me cry happy tears.

Into the mountains - not.

Perry, Abbott speak at anti-abortion event

I'm sorry but the Democratic Party is not doing its job.

Off to the Irish Fest!

Tennant set to run for Senate in West Virginia

Dana Rohrabacher man-crushes Pooty Poot.

Public Universities Ramp Up Aid for the Wealthy, Leaving the Poor Behind

Anyone here from South Carolina?

About Putin's NYT editorial

What is it??

Just saw a blurb on FB (sorry, no link or anything else) that the fire in Seaside Heights boardwalk

Texan of the year: Wendy Davis or Ted Cruz! PLEASE vote in Dallas paper's poll:

John Boehner "insulted" by Vladimir Putin's OP-ed in the NYT

Husband & wife inventors set to make millions out of ingenious rail that stops shipping pirates from

California is raising its minimum wage to $10/hour, though I wish they'd tie it to inflation

Pope Francis Loves Atheists

That was a taste treat I hadn't had since the early 1980's

To grown men who sexually harrass teenagers:

Did anyone else get a free sample of Nutella in the mail?

Bryan Fischer: "God let us kill the Indians so the US could be a Christian Nation"

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup, Special Patriarchy-Is-Dead Edition

Warning Graphic:Beheaded in front of children,Assad's thugs butchered Some of the most brutal scenes

Most conservative U.S. Senator (James Risch), on Vladimir Putin's NYT's op-ed

Walking Dead, Season 4 preview

Question for EA or any tax person: I had a fire in my travel trailer last month...total loss. Here

really, how creepy for a progressive board group of men to ask.. how young of a girl can we lust

Charge filed in 2009 stray-bullet killing of Kansas woman after Starlight Theater show

Floods and fracking

Syria chemical use likely to be confirmed in UN report, Ban Ki-moon says

Thom Hartmann: Why Priests Should Marry

Cat training

Seymour Hersh: A Man Still on Fire

Who is the mule man of America? Mystery nomad has wandered US for 30 yrs protesting urbanization

What Has Syria Ever Done To Us Americans?

We need lawmakers to enact the people's will on gun control

Post a stupid face by a politician

I’m BACK with the Friday Afternoon Challenge! Today: “Art Pro Publico”!

Awesome Church Sign!! Twitter pic~ Edit to say.. This turns out to be

U.S. Won’t Insist U.N. Resolution Threaten Force on Syria, Officials Say

Chuck Schumer Goes After Emerging Deadly Virus

Love you Ed Shultz

The right's newest outrage: Middlebury 9/11 Memorial Flags Removed In Protest

Amazing osprey video.

Vitter Seeks Ethics Investigation of Reid, Boxer Over Prostitution Amendment

Man falls out of helicopter in Calif. pot cleanup

Bishop Tobin complains about the Pope

For the first time in my life, I'm sorry that I'm a man...

This was posted in the Lounge

Captive Whale and Dolphin Aquariums documentary, Fall From Freedom

Food allergies: The stakes are too high for myths and pseudoscience

Christ Reluctantly Enters Area Man’s Heart (The Onion)

Unions meet with Obama over health care concerns

How to get your sexual orientation changed in one easy step

NALT: A How-To Manual for Your Church

Nick Andrasik Triumphant Over Those Democrat C****s

‘Hug an Atheist’ film tries to put a human face on unbelief

U.S. Won’t Insist U.N. Resolution Threaten Force on Syria, Officials Say

Biden attacks 'Neanderthal' House Republicans for blocking violence against women bill

Just because the curtain has been pulled back, pls don't leave DU.

My newest guilty pleasure:

sick piece of shit: Ariz. man accused of branding initials on woman's vagina

John McCain to write for Pravda in response to Putin's Times op-ed

Joint Statements: John Kerry, Sergey Lavrov and Lakhdar Brahimi

Fisa judge: Snowden's NSA disclosures triggered important spying debate

Emily's List Introduces Madam President

Hold me. It was cold enough that I wore a sweater today. Been cold at night too. Heat's not on.

Uribe not to pursue criminal charges against Medellin judge who ordered his investigation

The Evolutionary Psychology of Fukushima

The Big Game. I'm scared.

ever sent a text to the wrong person?

John McCain Prepares To Troll Vladimir Putin In A Russian Newspaper

Rush Limbaugh Reduced to Peddling Actual Snake Oil

Tennessee's House DEM Leader Kicks ED 'Reform's ASS.

MLB TV for online/apps is only 7.99 with mastercard for the rest of the season in case you want it!

They're baaaack...

I need my star transferred to my new account

Amanpour Explodes at CNN Syria Panel: Stop Spewing ‘False Moral Equivalence!’

It is Set!!! I leave on the 7:35 A.M Bus, Saturday!!

Obama to make four-nation Asia tour in October: official

"Not Anymore: A Story of Revolution" (new Syrian documentary)

A newly discovered pic of me in my biker days

Juan Cole agrees/disagrees with Putin's OpEd.

Previously Unknown Koch Group was Second Largest Donor in Last Election

Friday Night Break...from these stressful times. DU's Netflix Group...

Tonight's beer menu:

Yellow ribbons in Cuba raise awareness for the "Five"

‘This Week’ Sunday Exclusive: President Barack Obama

U.S. Signals UN Wouldn’t Have to Threaten Syria Force

Uros people of Peru and Bolivia have distinctive genetic ancestries

Honduras on the Brink of Change

Does anybody remember when this was very popular on DU ?

Need health care now but can't afford it? Go to this Federal agency's website.

It's not like it's a rigged game or something......

Sen. David Vitter's delaying tactics have some Democrats threatening to bring up his past

The Bull of Rites

Right Wing Nuts Hatch Batty Secession Schemes

Skinner:

The Last Hurrah for the Texas Rangers this weekend??

The Bull of Rites (2)

Papantonio: Is God Really A Republican?

Americans want diplomacy on Syria, are unmoved by Obama speech: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Gov’t standards agency “strongly” discourages use of NSA-influenced algorithm

Krugman: If republicans really believed Obamacare will be a disaster, they "should be happy to let

Three friends of accused Boston bomber to fight cover-up charges

This whole regulation argument on the right is bullshit. They like regulation unless it is them

Syrian weapons destruction may not take so long: U.S. expert

UN Report to Show Chemical Weapons Were Used in Syria, Ban Ki-moon Says

W. Kamau Bell: "Bill O’Reilly, go eat your own d**k"

The Progressive City on the Bay (And It’s Not Berkeley or S.F.)

Judicial Commission Holds Rare Public Forum on Nomination Process

Recession Anniversary

U.S. Won't Insist On Threat of Force in U.N. Resolution, Official Tells CBS News

"US Intel At Odds Over Location Of Syria Chemical Weapons"

Was Broadchurch on BBC America this last Wednesday?

"Senate conservatives stick the knife in House GOP leaders"

Five Year Anniversary of Sept 15: What Actually Happened

NSA Honcho built Enterprise Bridge Replica to sell Congress on Spying

Long, but VERY good from Workers Power-Great Britian........

Diaper Dave needs the Waaaahmbulance!

From Workers Power-Great Britian.....

Feds Force Washington To Change Marijuana Measurement

"Today's Special"

Venezuelan food supply getting huge boost with Colombian exports

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