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Archives: May 17, 2013

Star Trek's William Shatner wants to hear from you if

Is there any practical way/reason to use WCF on a small website?

Longest-Serving Openly Gay Lawmaker In The U.S. Can Now Marry Her Partner In Minnesota

What would you do? And an observation about 'crime' in the 21st century

Republicans Slowly Catch Up to the 21st Century

I Would Like to Point Out That During This Wild Week Of Mud, Lies, Hysteria and Pain

cross post: Would you be offended or would you dance

Martin Bashir - Conservatives push grand Obama ‘conspiracy’ on IRS, AP, health care

Latest GOP Fail~

he, he, here's an old enemy of what calls itself "the Left" - their buddy Gibbs now . . .

Officials looking for missing nuclear device that fell off truck

President Obama to name Gabby Giffords to Fulbright board

Uma Thurman to play Anita Bryant

We Love Russia

David Cay Johnston: Is Obama Administration Worse Than Bush on Press Freedoms?

could somebody go get me a drink

Government monitoring of the AP: How Far Will Obama Go to Crack Down on Leaks?


Obama's 2009 Attack on SHIELD Law Foreshadowed DOJ - AP Scandal

Texas tornado devastation includes Habitat homes

Boise man arrested as part of federal terrorism investigation

MLB owners updated on potential expansion of replay

Bigfoot shot in PA?

Every time I see Ron Christie on MSNBC I think of this Monty Python sketch....

Darrell Issa’s Lies Create an Uncomfortable Scrutiny of His Criminal Background (LINK FIXED)

More than 25% of gay people surveyed in EU say have been subjected to attacks or violent threats

The scandals are falling apart - Ezra Klein, WaPo


Comfortably Numb: Marijuana Use Reduces Social Pain, Research Finds

NOW is a good time to set up a $10 recurring monthly donation to your local Dems

Catholic Gang Truces in Latin America. Is this a new trend?

Take Five (Talking Second Amendment Blues edition)

Best salsa in a jar?

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Hypocrisy, Neocon Style & a new Kitteh gif

How Obama can fight republicans.

GOP Congressman Defends DOJ Surveillance: ‘They Are Doing What We Asked Them To Do’


AT&T Park concession workers vote to authorize strike – sketchy ad pops up on Craigslist from ‘Cente

Video shows Islamist rebels executing 11 Syrian soldiers

Notice PrezO's SERIOUSLY greying hair today?

Louie Gohmert Gets Pantsed

Nuclear Headache: Task of Decommissioning Plants Is Herculean

Facing foreclosure, man finds winning Lotto ticket in cookie jar

Holy shit in a biscuit ..

Susan Rice as NSA? It's Happening

Ten Things (of 5,681) You Probably Didn't Know About Curcumin (Turmeric)

Hey Rachel spare me the exceptionalism BS please

Hard Hats, Hippies, and the Real Antiwar Movement

Suspicion: Border police assaulted teen in custody. Abu Dis, 28 August 2012

Haslam says 250 truckers may be owed money by Pilot Flying J

Toles Rant- Scandal!

CNN -- the Comedy News Network

Kirk just killed Captain Von Trapp!!!

Vacation report - Day 1

Jay Carney

Tar sands reality check

Rare for our area bird sighted in our back yard (photo)

Bwhahaha!!! Obama breaches Marine umbrella protocol

U.S. House lawmakers reach tentative deal to revamp immigration

Hard times at JC Penney

Eric Holder endorses warrants for e-mail. It’s about time.

Judge refuses to stop Arizona from denying driver's licenses to immigrants

Updated-My mother made it through her surgery today but we almost lost her.

"The scandals are falling apart" by Ezra Klein at the Washington Post

OK which ReTHUG was the leaker to AP

TCM Schedule for Friday, May 17, 2013 -- Friday Night Spotlight: Second Looks

New glasses make me feel like I am walking around drunk!

"Mr. President, when it rains it pours, but most Americans hold their own umbrellas"-Sarah Palin

Billionaires Unchained: The New Pay-As-You-Go Landscape of American “Democracy”

Republicans Altered Benghazi Emails, CBS News Report Claims


CBS Gets the Time Right, This Once

"Capitalism might be making us evil"

Well, I guess Yu is better than Verlander.

Senator Mike Duffy has quit the Conservative Caucus to sit as an independant tonight. (CBC News)

Climb Dance

Scandal brewing north of the border.......

xPost from GD - My appearance on Cavuto yesterday regarding the Unionization of the CFPB !

I was involved in a discussion a few nights ago that shocked and silenced me.

"Who cares?" he said "It's just blacks dying."

New York Cigarette Smuggling Ring May Have Funneled Money To Hamas, Say Officials

Jay Carney v. Robert Gibbs. Thoughts?

10 Examples of Bush and the Republicans Using Government Power to Target Critics

Company that oversees US "six-strikes" copyright shakedown has its company status revoked

Fox Guest Compares Obama IRS Uproar To Nazi Germany

ICYMI: President vs. the Umbrella

who won American Idol tonight?

Shut Down the Senate Campaign

"The Real Problem at the IRS | Commentary"

CBS Evening News: Republicans told us these were the quotes, that wasn’t true.

Texting Overtakes Drinking as Cause for Teen Driving Deaths

When the IRS targeted liberals

New Documents Reveal How a 1980s Nuclear War Scare Became a Full-Blown Crisis

Every so often a cool indie band drops a song in my YouTube inbox. Here's one called Water Knot.

I thought I would share this song and video, which showed up in my YouTube inbox recently.

Obama scandal!

President Humula regrets "that the opposition makes these claims"

A little penguin and his shoe

Banker Heaven on Derivatives

Maybe the IRS was trying to ensure T-Baggers weren't part of the 47%

Why the GOP may regret its Obama scandal obsession

Republicans Altered Benghazi Emails, CBS News Report finds:

Feds Delay Approval Of New Monsanto Crops Over Environmental Concerns

Judge denies release for Erxleben

Tax Rules for the Rich are Different, Just Ask Commerce Nominee Pritzker and Senate Candidate Gomez


Canadian government doubles advertising spend on tar sands

Sign what????

Hunter, 18, bags 800-pound Texas record alligator

Heritage letter to Republicans on Capitol Hill: don’t legislate, just scandalize Obama

Where's the wall-to-wall coverage of the 'Republicans Lied About Benghazi' report?

Justice Stevens: Rationale for Bush v. Gore was “unacceptable”

I would like to remind everyone that "Darrell Issa stole [Recurssion's] fucking hot dog"

New Yorker - "The I.R.S. and the Tea Party: Where Is the Scandal?"

Remember the Super Ball? I once got the WORST black-eye with one... they were a BLAST!


Maryland receives inaugural Big Ten football schedule, opens at Indiana

ProPublica - "How Nonprofits Spend Millions on Elections and Call it Public Welfare"

De-identified DU topics I e-mailed to the local radio wingnut talkshow hosts: "News wingnuts lose"

"I wish those vicious creatures could be banned." ***WARNING: GRAPHIC***

Senate group hopes bipartisan support will help immigration bill

10 Examples of Bush and the Republicans Using Government Power to Target Critics"

what does this quote mean to you?

Remeber when Bush, via Rumsfeld used US Military intellegence against anti-war activists?

IRS stalled conservative groups, but gave speedy approval to Obama foundation

Cute Kids' Backseat Performances


Weiner’s Wife Didn’t Disclose Consulting Work She Did While Serving in State Dept.

It was the Koch Brothers' Front groups that Were Being Investigated by the IRS. Obama shut it down."

Stewart Tears Into Media For 2016 Election Speculation: They Have Attention Span Of...

National Weather Service:16 confirmed tornadoes touched down Wednesday night

Ammunition shortage hits Minn. police departments

The first 30 days......

House bill introduced to prevent warrantless government seizure of your phone call records

China protests against chemical plant

Sometimes its hard to bite your tongue and keep your mouth shut.

Estranged wife of Kern County sheriff mauled by police K9

Cops tout Bay to Breakers security plan

T.E.A. Party = Taxed Enough Already. Doesn't it make sense that the IRS should look into them?

Dumb Criminals: Papa John's Driver Sold Cocaine Alongside Pizza

Why Society Still Needs Feminism

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford in crack cocaine video scandal

My two cents on the IRS scandal

Oh good lord. Peirs Morgan is interviewing Mark Sanford...

Adrienne Rich. May 16, 1929 - March 27, 2012

Mayor Jim Shuttle, runs on gun control, looses election...

The Invisible War editor tells staff not to post Wash Post story on Sen. Menendez

Italian Wedding Soup. (Pics)

Maria Gaetana Agnesi. May 16, 1718 – January 9, 1799

Verizon Wireless Secretly Passed AP Reporters' Phone Records to Feds

President Obama: ‘No Apologies’ For Investigating Leaks Of Classified Information

super ultra tasty fancy family birthday dress up dinner was wonderful

Kings up 2 games to 0. n/t

Costa Rican president used rumored drug associate’s private plane

Memorable public farts you've witnessed .

Why is our populace not up in freaking arms about this?

Solving the Case of California's Extra Methane

Should Tea Party And Republicans impeach the President?

The Calvary Church of Granbury Was Reading the Book of Revelation When the Hail Started

So, When Does The MSM Turn On The "Scandal" Stories?

Last Word - Lawrence O'Donnell: Rewriting Washington on the I.R.S.

Krugman: The Smith/Klein/Kalecki Theory of Austerity


Warrant issued for Chad (Ochocinco) Johnson

Just gave myself my first Copaxone shot! It was no big deal at all!

Randy Travis sues state agencies over arrest video

Guilty Pleasures

Where is the balance as far as hiding secrets of government?

read an article in Rolling Stone Magazine today...

It's now clear, we can thank Bush and Cheney for the Boston bombings

Steak ‘n Shake Waitress Scores $446 Tip On $6 Check

Fun with Picasa!

Obama says U.S. won't act alone on Syria

My bumper sticker response to GOP scandal-mongering

Barack Obama To Come Clean About The Basilisk Project

Bill Maher on why scandals don't weaken Hillary Clinton

Eating bugs: Would you dine on cicadas? Crickets? Buttered beetles?

Psychologist: Downtown El Paso murder suspect says Chucky told him to hurt victim

National Politics Can Inspire Hate Crimes, Expert Says

Former Texas mayor admits stealing $100K

UPDATE 1-LulzSec hackers "at cutting edge" of cyber crime, court told

May 17: National Cherry Cobbler Day

May 17, 1849 – A large fire nearly burns St. Louis, Missouri to the ground.

What's the DOJ Looking For In Those AP Phone Records? Drone Targets

Fearing Afghanistan instability, Russia mulls border troops

Kai the hitchhiker arrested in Philadelphia on murder charges

Wikileaks Greatest Hits: the UFO Cables

2 Things that should go the way of the Dodo (not that the Dodo should have gone)

Getting a handle on the sexual assaults in the military


World's Smallest Liquid Droplets Ever Made in the Lab, Experiment Suggests

Friday TOON Roundup 1: Scandals!

39% of those who think Benghazi is the BIGGEST SCANDAL EVER don't know where Benghazi is

Friday TOON Roundup 2:the rest

Crime not ruled out in Texas blast

The growing civil disobedience protests at the NC General Assembly

Alliance For Retired Americans Tele-Town Hall with Senator Tom Harkin re Social Security

Russia Sends More Advanced Missiles to Aid Assad in Syria

Jeremy Scahill and Noam Chomsky: The Truth About America's Secret, Dirty Wars

Metal Shards and Much Worse In Your Food? What Happens When the Food Industry Regulates Itself

Billionaires Now Own American Politics

Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair's lawyers want computer evidence from his Fort Bragg residence thrown ou

CDC: 20 percent of U.S. youths have mental health issues

My prediction re " The IRS Scandal". After all the blah blah blah, unturned stones,

All of my conservative FB friends "liked" the Elizabeth Warren meme about prosecuting banks

Republicans Altered Benghazi Emails, CBS News Report Claims

"Republicans have to be careful not to over-step..."

Steve Jobs’s Widow Debuts on Philanthropic Stage

Nintendo kicks “Let’s Play” videos off YouTube then slaps ads on them

CIA chief John Brennan makes surprise Israel visit for Syria talks

Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair's lawyers want computer evidence from his Fort Bragg residence thrown ou

Will the Catholic Bishops Decide How You Die or Whether You Live?

“The cutting edge of cybercrime”—Lulzsec hackers get up to 32 months in jail

Tip: If your doing an exercise video, keep the bathroom door closed so we don't see your boyfriend

Alan Hawkshaw - Beat Me 'Till I'm Blue

Paul Krugman: When Basic Economic Theory Is Ignored, Disaster Will Follow

Have a laugh!

John Martyn - Glory Box

Fight for the Reef - Bob Irwin TVC

Dumb cop gets math lesson from physics student

Bob Woodward pimping Benghazi

Find the nearest book...

Adrian Younge Presents Venice Dawn "Lovely Lady" ft. Dennis Coffey

David Sirota: Texas Blast Exposes the New Normal

Medicinal Uses for Psychedelic Drugs

Robert Reich: Pyromaniacs on the Potomac: The Problem With Obama’s Second Term

Man on the Street talks about Benghazi (picture)

Twigs - How's That

Picture from the Bruins game last night.

British Psychologists Find Fault With DSM-V

Allen West hired as Fox News contributor

Bankers Risking It All Episode 2 story about banking industry in 2012 BBC documentary

This Is What Winning Looks Like

I think Joe Scum came in his pants...

Healing a shelter dog's broken back and wounded spirit (tissue alert!)

Americans’ main complaint about water is that it tastes too much like water

Pat Robertson Tells Wife of Cheater, ‘He’s a Man’

Shares in Lloyds hit government break-even price

Town passes gun ordinance, brady sues

The NRA is exempt from taxes? Now Obama is opening the door for more cheating

Joe Scarborough’s IRS hypocrisy

watching lawrence slap scarborough around

Crowdsourcing: what happened with the Neruda exhumation?

CIA chief John Brennan makes surprise Israel visit for Syria talks

Wisconsin: Republicans Celebrate Governor Doyle's Job Numbers

Today in history: Memphis Belle flies her 25th combat mission, 70 years ago

"Breast blackmail ends with a bust"

Help Marcus Get His Job Back

tennessee - Gov. Haslam signs bill allowing armed personnel in schools

You want to strengthen democracy? Get rid of elections.

They're here!

Some of the best advice I ever got on the DU!!!

Tea Party groups boycotting Fox News for being too liberal

Benghazi was supposed to turn Obama into the ReTHUG version of Carter

Bill Mandating Drug Tests for Legislators Advances

seems like this house committee has already drawn it's conclusions...

The IRS scrutiny of the Tea Party organizations was ham-handed

Obama to streamline permits for infrastructure projects

America’s first climate refugees: Can a baked Alaska deny climate change?

Patriots release defensive tackle Kyle Love after diabetes diagnosis

What the frack do we know? Not much, it turns out

Today in Peace and Justice history on May 17, 1954

Today in Peace and Justice history on May 17, 1954

Are Repugs behind the IRS screw-ups? Were they intentional since it emanates from Cincinnati, the

Welcome to Google Island. I hope my nudity doesn’t bother you

Krugman: That 90s Show

What should the Republicans threaten to impeach Obama over next?

NYers furious over photos taken through windows

Invasive ladybirds wage 'biological war' on natives

Jim Matheson, Mike McIntyre Stand As Only Democrats To Vote For Obamacare Repeal

Oops! Cannes film festival suffers $1m jewellery theft

7 killed at birthday party in Cojedes state (Spanish)

The Great Salt Debate: So Bad?

Republicans Altered Benghazi Emails, CBS News Report Claims

Please kick and recommend this important thread

YAWN...Gallup Finds Public Attention To Scandals BELOW Average

Why is violent crime so rare in Iceland?

Maddow & Richard Engel explain the whole AP fiasco. Watch & learn.....

Nixon White House counsel John Dean scoffs at the comparisons of today’s scandals to Watergate

At least 32 killed by blasts outside Sunni mosque in Iraq's Baquba

This vid got me amped up this morning -

Bernie Sanders commends the Pope for his criticism of financial system

Lawmakers blast Air Force moves on cancelled Northrop drone

The fear of long words is called sesquipedalophobia.

Watch Lawrence make the intern killer lose it

Former Argentine dictator Videla dead at 87: media

Former Argentine dictator Videla dead at 87: media

Could this be why Issa wants private hearings...CBS "republicans altered emails."

Understanding Poe's Law 4 you alll

Global warming has not stalled, insists world's best-known climate scientist

EU survey reveals many gays live in fear

Holy cluelesness Batman! "GOP Rep. proclaims love of ‘so-called gangsta rap’ and Public Enemy’s

Boko Haram crisis: Nigeria air raids 'kill militants'

Rachel Maddow - Republicans fall quiet in face of Obama deficit success

Papantonio: Corporations Taking Over Our Schools

Oh deer......poor thing.

Help me out: If the AP info was so Important, Why Not Just Get a Warrant?

Wow, This is Pretty Epic (Republicans manufactured evidence on Benghazi)

Keiser Report: Sacred Dow

Dear lord, did Paul Ryan not think he was a big enough dick already?

Op-Ed: Obama acts like he believes the myths about Venezuela

Dem Slams GOP Chairman For Linking White House To IRS Scandal


Striking Back at One Million Moms

Anyone see this story in the mainsteam media

Five Major Scandals the Media isn't Obsessing About

Why I don't give a damn about the AP:

Meet the group the IRS actually denied: Democrats!

(Toronto Mayor) Rob Ford in 'crack cocaine' video scandal

MN Police need ammo. Venezuela needs toilet paper.

Wonkbook: House Republicans hate Obamacare. But they also kind of need it.

The teabaggers are freaking over an umbrella

Ticketmaster Settlement Ends Lawsuit With Company Agreeing To Pay $23 Million In Claims

Albany DA Soares Says No Criminal Conduct By Vito Lopez; Slams Assembly Treatment Of Vics

Why I can't care about the IRS "scandal"

Nixon’s Counsel Says Obama Is No Nixon

Did Berlusconi Bunga-Bunga With Obama?

Bennett: "This Is The Biggest Cover-Up Since The President's Birth Certificate"

What are the odds Warren Beatty and Jay Pharoah will do a Bulworth satire on SNL?

"Clarity" (as it pertains to non-profits)

John Paul Stevens: Bush v. Gore Decision Rationale Was 'Unacceptable'

On this date in history: A Washington scandal takes over the TV

Are North Dakota Republicans this stupid?

IRS asked about Wisconsin recall, Texas tea party group says

When the IRS targeted liberals

City (Milwaukee) bra ban doesn't hold up

Scarborough must be outraged by his 2003 self, which gave this monologue on his show

My take-a-way from the IRS hearing is that it is mostly bogus. The IRS

Researchers suggest Victorian-era people more intelligent (than) modern-day counterparts

Male rape survivors tackle military assault in tough guy culture

So is Benghazi really a republican scandal?

California Now Has More Than 150,000 Solar Roofs

San Francisco's Tosca Cafe plans to say goodbye this weekend

Rachel Maddow - Exposure of double agent at heart of AP investigation

The Last Word - Rewriting Washington on the I.R.S.

Argentina's Former Military Dictator Videla Dies in Jail at 87

NYPD Arrested and Committed Woman to Psychiatric Ward for Legally Baring Breasts

PSEG to spend $446M on N.J. solar-power projects

Luckovich nails the Republicans once again re "scandals"

Fox News hires Allen West for his ‘valuable point of view’

"The Good Wife's Guide" Also known as the world according to Pat Robertson

Passed my mammogram with flying colors!

Dear Republicans: This kind of ugliness will only make Democrats more supportive of Hillary Clinton

More Texans working in solar industry than on ranches

Three Years, Thirteen Football Fields Worth of School Gardens

Man Shot While Serving on President's Gun Violence Commission

Grown Ups Only, Please. Adult "sex" discussion in this thread.

Friday Clinic! - Release the hounds!...

Friday Funny!

George Takei Responds To "Traditional" Marriage Fans

Jonathan Karl, Ron Fournier should be hounded out of their jobs for pushing GOP Benghazi email lies

OpGTMO: Zero hour to Anonymous global anti-Gitmo action nears

ABC’s Benghazi problem festers

French Gay Marriage Law Gets Constitutional All-Clear

Sad but true.

House panel opens hearing on IRS targeting of conservative groups

Payrolls Increased in 30 U.S. States in April, while the unemployment rate dropped in 40

"...whoever is making the analysis is challenged in their understanding of history."

What would happen if someone came to a grassley event with a loaded gun?

22-Year-Old Woman Killed In Assault Rifle Accident

"new gun enthusiast" killed by own assault rifle

Girl throws 1st pitch, finds out catcher is dad, home from Afghanistan

Pro-Assad hackers attack Financial Times

Angry mob disrupts gay rights rally in Georgia

Shocks to the brain improve mathematical abilities

Pic Of The Moment: GOP Busted On Benghazi Emails

What made Skinner chose the name 'Skinner?"

Colorado woman fatally shot in head with her own assault rifle

There are no reputable businesses left in this country. Not one.

Oklahoma Gov. Signs Bill Allowing Employers to Opt Out of Workers Compensation

Canada deports Palestinian hijacker after 25-year legal battle

NC: Privatizing Medicaid is unpopular, but we need money to fund our tax cuts for rich people

"Small group of Tea Party fanatics" Prepare to Nominate "Tea Party fanatics" Tomorrow

New Scandal Rocks Washington

Including LGBTQ Voices in Interfaith Work

True, Keynes cared little about the long run. But that wasn’t because he was gay.

EMILY’s List Targeting Rep. Reed In 2014

Walmart and Gap refuse to sign broad safety agreement in Bangledesh

Memo to GOP: Don’t Pretend You Care

Benghazi - Plot hole (The Economist)

Rahm Emanuel's War On Public Education - Chicago Teachers Union's Karen Lewis Discusses

New App Lets You Boycott Koch Brothers, Monsanto And More - scan shop cart ...

Question for Game of Thrones fans re: Theon Greyjoy

Truth, Justice and Benghazi

Greenwald: Washington gets explicit: its 'war on terror' is permanent

Vito Lopez announces resignation from New York Assembly

Experts: Fed's Push for More Wiretapping a Recipe for Security Disaster

Obamacare 37, Republicans 0: House GOP Loses Again on Repeal Vote

Aren't we all a bit sad for the freshman class of repubicans?

2014. Read carefully.

Smoking Pot Offers Relief to the Lonely

The Obama Scandals Are Desperate Measures by the GOP - by Robert Shrum

Did Mayor Rob Ford go all Marion Barry on Toronto?

You Can Get A Computer Science Degree From A Top School For $7,000

Obama Attacks GOP For Climate Change Denial While Refusing To Stop Keystone XL Pipeline

Harmony Club Mushrooms--These are incredible!

Guy Fled Scene Of Accident Because Of Bad Chinese Food, Had To Poop

GOP wants to protect tax-exempt organizations—until it realizes that it may want to target liberals

What Krugman has discovered, these last few years, is that ideas that should be dead can live on...

Burglar shot twice after he locks Houston homeowner in gun cupboard

Feds Fund $400,000 Smoke Detecting Underwear

UK Clinical Psychologists Call for the Abandonment of Psychiatric Diagnosis and the 'Disease' Model

How is this not a violation of the Terms of Service?

I want to see Darryl Issa cry again.

Republicans Want to Slow Down the Scandals

Former Chechen Rebel Is at Center of Boston Bombing Investigation

As though Friday was not juicy enough already, please come CAPTION Michele Bachmann!!!

Monsanto and Congress Move to Stomp on States' Rights

Joke: About a betting of my favorites of all time..

Listening to RJD sing "Heaven & Hell" with Sabbath...

Rainbow Warriors are back!

Breaking news: former Justice Stevens opposed the Bush v. Gore decision and wrote a dissent against

How a fight with Rick Santorum made an IRS Commissioner

Jets RB Goodson arrested on drug, weapons offense

Germany blows 600 million euros for a now dead drone deal.

We were right, it is all about Hillary

Anyone familiar with humming birds?

Uribe denies meeting Capriles

What's really scandalous is using a charitable tax exemption for political purposes.

Was it THAT difficult to NOT race-bend Khan into a white guy?

Charlie Cook: 'Dig Up As Much Damaging Info On Obama As Possible-Leak to Reporters-Can't Be Traced'

Venezuelan opposition leader sued in Colombia

Venezuelan opposition leader sued in Colombia

How the Catholic Church is taking over healthcare and imposing their beliefs on society.

Does God have a Personality?

Every DAMN Time…

Gunfire Shatters Quiet at AC Library: Retired Police Officer Shoots Self in Foot...

The Daily Currant: Ann Coulter Walks Out of Star Trek, Claims ‘Too Many Minorities’

Int’l Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia observed around the globe

Chris Matthews apparently doesn't know how the Bush administration audited

Invasion of Crazy Ants Maddening For Southern U.S.

Matthews: "This is going to go into their permanent record." WTF? Is this grade school?

European finance ministers:how to treat big depositors in future Cyprus-style bank 'bail-ins'

POTUS raises his hand

Overwhelming majority think marijuana should be decriminalized

How Predatory Lenders Get Around The Law To Loan Money To Military Personnel

Mayor: Sacramento group's deal to buy Kings 'signed' and money wired

Will a GOP aide be fired over Benghazi email changes?

Something sort of cute my step daughter said earlier today

Powerball Lottery Jackpot Soars To $600 Million Ahead Of May 18 Drawing

Papantonio: Issa’s Criminal Past Being Ignored By Mainstream Media

New Drug Policy Report of the Organization of American States Reviews Drug Policy Overhaul: Highes

Remember the crimes of that paragon of virtue, George W Bush?

Democrats Propose WEDC Reforms

UmbrellaGate? Really? No, Seriously, Really???

Venezuela’s Popular Militias and the Revolution

(story update) Kai, the hatchet-wielding hitchhiker, arrested on suspicion of murder

Will a GOP aide be fired over Benghazi email changes?

It Wasn’t Conservatives That Were Being Investigated by the IRS; It Was Koch Brothers’ Front Group

If the GOP 'manufactured' the Benghazi crisis, why no investigation or arrests?

Something that never happens-MSM call out Republican staffers for giving reporter doctored WH e-mail

Dumb Criminals: Woman Steals McDonalds Employee's SUV, Drives It Through Employee's Own Drive Thru

‘Why Are They So Bad At This Game?’

I remember 1997, thinking "they can't possibly be serious about impeachment over THIS." They were.

Your daily awwwwwwww

Beware of the misdirection. While we are looking at Benghazi the repukes will go after our wallets.

Palin tried to play POTUS... and then WaPo posted this pic

Cult of Dusty on the Christian video "The Thaw"

The Bogus IRS “Scandal” is an Actual Supreme Court Scandal

Banks to porn stars: Your money's not welcome

High-Tech Firms Want Low-Wage—Not U.S. Workers

It's Time To Discuss The Secret CIA Operation At The Heart Of The Benghazi Scandal

Why should anyone be arrested for possessing any drug?

Military Father Surprises Daughter, Reunited at Rays game

Jerry Brown: California’s Mystery Man

What's for Dinner ~ Friday May 17th

Pentagon to wage war twenty more years, and or anywhere on the globe.

Military Sex Abuse Prevention Official Ran On-Base Prostitution Ring

Nailed it.

New York City Police Officers Reminded to Allow Women to Bare their Breasts in Public

How the press seems to works now

I've received two Edible Arrangements this week

Am I the only person really hoping the Republicans impeach Obama?

Swedes slam American Apparel over 'sexist' ads

The big question in the Benghazi Scandal is now . . .

NATO has 'no intention' to up presence in Arctic (90 billion barrels of oil may be there)

Illinois Senate Approves Medical Marijuana Use; Gov. Expected to Sign into Law

An analysis of human sustainability

Fun Fact

GRAPH: Can the public tell fake from real scandal? Impeachment polls Nixon v Clinton v Baby Bush

Dick Cheney shot a guy in the face. Not forced to take blood alcohol test.

Memo to GOP: Don’t Pretend You Care

GOP plans new debt limit demands...

Just wondering why

So.. It's ABC vs CBS?

Australian Man Threatens Auto Mechanic With "Large Black Dildo"

Germany Will Be Seizing Custody Of Justin Beiber's Pet Monkey At Midnight

A blast From The Past…

why republican rhetoric scares me

Pepperoni Penis Incident Gets New York Man Arrested

Stephens: Rationale for Bush v. Gore was “unacceptable”

Make no bones about it, the anti-choice movement created this monster:

Scandals are no substitute for an agenda

Yeah… He's still evil alright…

CBO: Obama Budget Would Cut 10-year Deficits by $1.1 Trillion

If only the Democratic legislators would go for the jugular like a Republican

Indie Games on Sale


Chavez promises to cause an economic crisis in Venezuela and Colombia

Peony in color and black and white

In the Candy Cab, Sweets That Delight, and Heal

The American Disease Care system

Colombia returns land to peasants plundered by militia

Michelle Obama at Bowie State: Too many fantasize about being ‘a baller or a rapper’


Bush Used the IRS, FBI, CIA and Secret Service to Go After Opponents...

Where are all the threads asking for the Impeachment of the POTUS

Peggy Noonan Writes Vomitous Spew, Cashes Large Check, Swirls Bourbon in Glass, Sighs Wistfully

Harlem: 26 cops arrest one guy, slam him to ground, then stop legal filming

Gomez (R-MA) shocked his positions are stated accurately

Possible pitfalls?

George Takei Responds To "Traditional" Marriage Fans

please send vibes

Bean-counters will never understand the transcendent value of art or religion

U.S. Seizes Operator Accounts Of Major Japanese Bitcoin Exchange

Climate Change: Fish Forced to Move to Colder Waters, Study Says

Should 501c4's be eliminated?

Renewables co-op fights Vattenfall for control of Berlin grid

Looks like maybe some Keen Rope - A - Dope from the White House ?

Looks like some Keen Rope - A - Dope from the White House ?

CBS News: Republicans Lied About White House Benghazi E-mails

Harry Reid threatens nuclear option in July

If anybody thinks the Occupy movement is dead

Good riddance you scumbag of a murderer baby stealing fugger Jorge Videla

The Vicious New Bank Shakedown

Call me naive

A Handy Reference Guide on Who is Donating to Corporate-Style Education Reform

And Yet Another Umbrella Pic - Guess Who

Louise Slaughter just pointed out that attempts to repeal

Science Toons

Republican Drive to Block Cabinet Picks May Spur Change to Senate Rules

Tax Rules for the Rich are Different, Just Ask Commerce Nominee Pritzker and Senate Candidate Gomez

"Make the economy scream"

For Texas CD-1 --

Ryan Gosling won't eat his cereal

Dumb racist sign

Homophobe, racist and ..... crackhead? .... Just another day in the life of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford

I was just in my local whiskey store. The Powerball jackpot has gone up.

CAP State-by-State Analysis Finds Economic Gains When Undocumented Immigrants Are Granted Citizenshi

Banks don't want money from p*rn stars


Call a Dr if you have an erection lasting longer than 4 hours...

White-collar workers are turning to labor unions

Tim DeChristopher on All In With Chris Hayes

Republican law would punish Ohio colleges for helping students vote

Have a question for you techies...

IMF plan to stabilize economy, end gov't debt, and neuter bankers' power

Mini Hot Rod Hits German Roads

A sad day for Race fans: Dick Trickle apparent suicide.

Hello, DU darlings! Your Friday Afternoon Challenge awaits: Testing the waters!

Front Row Seats to Climate Change

AI: UN resolution on Syria will do little to stop massive abuses

Alright, that's it. Anybody bitching about umbrellas *IS* what's wrong with America today. Really.

Judge grants injunction in Ark. abortion ban case

Of 36 New England Coastal Fish Species Tracked 1970-2006, 75% Moving North Or To Deeper Waters

People Call for an End to the Government's Secretive Oil Drilling Policy

Can You Spot The "Real" Dumbass President?

Power Plants Cut CO2 Emissions 7% in Three Years (SOx and NOx down 70% from 1990)

Everest Ice & Glaciers Shrinking Fast

Benghazi Backfires on Republicans as Democrats Eviscerate Issa and the GOP

AI: USA shows strong support for new global Arms Trade Treaty

Beware of Google... an example of lies and wrong info:

Harper - Go Away, You Pesky Protestors - Let's Concentrate On TECHNOLOGY!!!!

no, nothing wrong with talk radio....move along...

Benghazi Review Board Co-Chairs Ask GOP To Testify In Public - Issa wants "closed doors" testimony

Billionaires Now Own American Politics

List Of Bush Scandals:

McClatchy: Ambassador Stevens twice said no to military offers of more security, U.S. officials say

The Vermont Bernie Buzz: Making Progress on Dental Care

Mars rover sets NASA record, but Soviet Union still overall champ

Chris Matthews

Fracking Enthusiast Moniz Confirmed as Energy Secretary

Child dies after being left in car at a Dallas ISD school

Who deserves the Powerball more, you or me?!?!

What's up with the fascination for drawing naughty bits?

Top of the Class~

CBS News’ Sharyl Attkisson Also Presented Invented Benghazi Emails As Authentic

Lawmakers reach deal on state budget

Interior Department Bows to Oil and Gas Industry Pressure, Weakens Fracking Rules

Media Consolidation: The Illusion of Choice (infographic)

Corporate Psychopath of the Week: Google CEO Larry Page

Luckovich Toon- Beating a Dead Horse

Name a Democrat who embarrasses us like Bachmann, Palin, Gingrich, Santorum....

Today in 1954 the Supreme Court declared public school segregation unconstitutional

Hospitals Should be Care Providers not Loan Sharks

If your employer asked you to sign a survey regarding your place of employment, would you?

OAS study says countries should consider decriminalizing drug use

OAS study says countries should consider decriminalizing drug use

Woman Can't Load Gun, So She Throws It At Bear Attacking Husband

Appeals court rules Fair Sentencing Act applies retroactively to crack offenses

Stormfront Material from Columbia University Professor Joseph Massad

This school's official prom shirt should NOT have gotten past school censors.

It Works! Have you tried that crazy wrap thing?

Enemy of the state, NRA, targets CO state senate president for recall.

The NCC-1701-A USS Enterprise Would Cost $480 Billion If Built Today

Consumer Sentiment Index in U.S. Rose to 83.7 in May

Obama Worse Than Nixon? Pentagon Papers Attorney Decries AP Phone Probe

Tea Party Has New Holy Cause: Converting Known ‘Atheist’ George Soros!

The NRA has become the armed insurgency wing of the Republican party.

First turbine installed at giant offshore wind farm (576 MW, UK)

Georgia governor engaged in Bible dispute

Former Ohio State RB Maurice Clarett will play in rugby event

Weekend Economists Go Through the Looking Glass May 17-19, 2013

Challange: Calling on DUers to rectify an appalling absence

Catholic rocker Matt Maher finds cross-over appeal among evangelicals

Guate: "Overturn Rios Montt sentence or we're ready to paralyze the country"

New Orleans Mother's Day shooting was a gang battle.

Charlie Cook's "objectivity"...

Why are umbrellas such a big deal today?

Child refugees flee war in Afghanistan

Dexter - Season 8 Trailer

Brazilian Prisoners Knit Their Way to a New Life

Our system is based on getting people to buy stuff, and people only buy stuff when they have money.

Focus-Stacked Macro Photos by Photographer Nicolas Reusens

NYT: Trial on Guatemalan Civil War Carnage Leaves Out U.S. Role

Washington, D.C. Insider Says Senator John Sampson Covered-Up Court Corruption

Protesting Pink: Barbie Dreamhouse Gets Fiery Welcome in Berlin.

Thank You Reverend Al

Dorothy McAuliffe Hits Back Against GOP Attacks: Terry "a wonderful husband and a great father"

Bill Gates finally finds virus he might be able to cure......

Occupy Wall Street Protester Wins $25K From City After Suing Over Arrest

US Chamber Of Commerce An Oxymoron - They Support Replacing US Workers

Russia reveals identity of CIA Moscow chief following Ryan Fogle's expulsion

mainstream media is a joke

mr boehner, this is what someone should go to jail for...(video)

The GOP~ moving on...

"One Reason To Apply For Tax-Exempt Status: Anonymity" by Brian Naylor at NPR

THIS is awesome!

Help, trying to find the picture

CBS News’ Major Garrett Reports That ‘Republican’ Source Fed ABC And CBS News Fake Benghazi Emails

Around the world in eight seconds.

Democracy Now's Show Today is a MUST WATCH...She Has it ALL!

Venezuela-Colombia trade grew 40% in 2012

Train derailed Metro North line out of New York (CNN) East bound train collided with West bound

Moon Bombing continues...

UmbrellaGate roundup

What happens if you don't Go to the Latest Threads page after completing jury duty?

When it comes to how to make the important common decisions, are you a "vertical" or a "horizontal"?

Morales calls on Bolivians to defend democracy and confront conspiracy

Martin Bashir - Boehner needs no obstruction primer from Heritage Action

Help me choose a topic: International Relations, the battle over natural resources.

Conservative Advice To GOP: Don't Legislate, Focus On Scandals

Reporter To Rumsfeld:"I sorta can’t believe these words are coming out of your mouth 10 years later"

5 Major Scandals The Media Isn’t Obsessing About

Mr President, please don't consider re-scheduling marijuana and

Injuries Reported as Conn. Commuter Trains Collide (50 Injuries, 4 Serious)

Odd that Minnesota gets unprecedented gas price increases the same week as Marriage Equality.

Martin Bashir - Could GOP politics on IRS scandal ultimately benefit Obama?

The Neuton Battery Electric Mower Intro (Eco-friendly) corrected

Jeffrey Nugent says his brother Ted Nugent is wrong on background checks

David Koch - Evidence Of Direct Tea Party Link ("We Are Not Here at Our Own Expense")

Darrell Issa has SERIOUSLY pissed off the wrong black people

Anybody have any experence with "BG" brand products?

Jets running back Mike Goodson arrested on drug, weapons charges

Who has a good image for stars and stripes?

People who Spoil Movies that have been in the theater for less than two days

Kitteh Love~

A Chandelier that Projects Tree Shadows

Colorado GOPer Accused Of Storming Away From Aurora Victim’s Dad

Group urges statewide boycott of Harvey Milk Day

*PBS Watergate Hearings, MacNeil/Lehrer

"But Then It Was Too Late" - A really eye opening text

What Movie should I watch tonight?

Despite Historic Conviction, Genocide Continues in Guatemala

Co-discoverer of ozone hole dies

today in women's herstory-17 may

Fed up with the GOP's Pure Imagination…

Trouble indentifying a snake in our yard (photo warning)

What a travesty of the first preportion!!! Where is Joe Barton when we need him?

Thank you for the links!

Agriculture in China Predates Domesticated Rice

Guess who has joined Faux "news"