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Archives: May 2, 2013

I WANT...........

Business Hiring Slipped to 7-Month Low in April

meals on wheels being hurt by sequester

Infighting Splits House Republicans

Obama considers naming official to work on moving Guantanamo detainees

Someone PLEASE confiscate his poster boards and magic markers.

India Nandankanan Zoo Shut after Wild Tiger intrusion

Justice Department to appeal judge's Plan B order

Holdin' On To Yesterday--

"Animalympics" in HD on Youtube!

Spyware used by governments poses as Firefox, and Mozilla is angry

US keeps Cuba on state sponsors of terrorism list

"Republican governors face decimations in 2014"

EXCLUSIVE: New Hampshire Lawmaker Warns Of Revolution Over Immigration Reform

Oh ye of little faith - post found on FB

"Willy" is the word for today. Modify a thread title to include "willy".

American Airlines sees Apple's iPad preventing pilot back injuries

Frontier adds carry-on fee for some passengers

Parent of Kazakhstanian Suspects Helps to Explain Motive

How self-awareness begins

"Same Old Lang Syne" is not a holiday song

Pat Toomey: Background Checks Died Because GOP Didn't Want To Help Obama

Former Nueces County District Attorney indicted on aggravated perjury charges

Meet Drone Shield, an ambitious idea for a $70 drone detection system

My autistic nephew Jon, and his awesome prom date Maddie.

Feeling sad and depressed?

Venezuela Celebrates May Day with New Minimum Wage

When it comes to the environment, many conservatives don’t like conserving

Capriles to formally contest Venezuela poll results

Well Done~

"Republican Immigration Nightmare Could Recur"

IS there an age restriction on boys buying Plan B?

Inside the most violent city in the world

Tiny ‘Alien’ Skeleton Debunked by DNA Evidence

"CNN's 'Crossfire' Back in June; Cancelled in 2005"

Republicans stand in favor of increasing Obama's power and raising taxes to fund trips to Hawaii

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Church Night! A Sermon for May Day

Taibbi: Too-Big-to-Fail Takes Another Body Blow

Keiser Report: No Illuminati, just those who swap, rig & fix

Fish Sickened For More Than A Year After Deepwater Horizon Oil, Study Says

RICK PERRY CONTROVERSY: Houston cartoonist Nick Anderson responds to dust-up over fertilizer-plant c

Jeffrey Sachs: Wall Street is full of 'crooks' and hasn't changed since the financial crash

I think Obama needs to put The presidency into play. Tell Congress to lift

Cartoonist incorrect about last state inspection of Texas plant

My son is 19--if he covered up for a friend who commited a terrorist act....

"Trade Policy Notes" by Paul Krugman at the NY Times

I'm home! Having some dinner and a nice Belgian Ale. Anybody want to hang out?

King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands cycling

Capitalism is killing our morals, our future - In a Market Society, everything is for sale

Questions on Social Security Benefits for a child whose parents recently died.

I think that Obama could show more stand-out up-front leadership

Some people don't like duck faces.

The cure for dogs who are frightened by lightning.

"Mel Watt Picks Up GOP Backing As White House Loan-Forgiveness Scheme Gets Validation"

So...the guys who have already been CLEARED FOR RELEASE from Gitmo...why are they STILL THERE?

May 19 Tribute to Tomas Young in KC

May 19 Tribute to Tomas Young in KC

Beer Pong -- Skill Level 6000+

Scottish people are really conflicted about how they should feel concerning Global Warning.

Improve your perspective and your self-esteem will follow.

The Wicked Kitten of the East:

Trust me, you never EVER want to meet up with MiddleFingerMom's evil twin brother.

Nobody EVER forgets the first time they see MiddleFingerMom naked.

We used to be better than this. We used to have leaders that were better than this.

Texas Explosion: Gov’t Shared Info for Anti-Terrorism, But Not Workplace Safety

Ted Nugent prepares for NRA speech in Houston

Tennessee Commissioner Refuses To Apologize For Anti-Muslim Picture On Facebook

Happy May Day, btw!

George W Bush's $250 Million Can of Whitewash - by Jim Hightower

Some Conservative MPs tell Trudeau about their unease with attack ads

"I am a human being"

Antigravity gets first test at Cern's Alpha experiment

Airliner 'had narrow miss with UFO'

So now that * has his own library...

Molly Ivins on guns vs knives

Out Raleigh will be this saturday

Dear Tea Partiers...

Afghan women rock out at ladies-only concert

Westboro Baptist may picket George Jones funeral

Boston sweeps!

Forever Pounding the War Drum

Ohio Measure Punishes Public Colleges For Helping Out-Of-State Students Vote

Med examiner: Chris Kelly, half of 1990s Kris Kross rap duo, dead

Borgia season 2 now streaming

So I started reading "Game Change"

Guantanamo Attorney Found Dead in Apparent Suicide

Did you know there was a Jofre Borgia married to a Sancha?

The Brutal Suppression Of OWS - Addendum

MUST SEE Rachel tonight w Col. Wilkerson.

Rose breasted Grosbeak

Sarasota GOP members accuse party of accounting problems

Lauren Corgo

Why y'all didn't tell me there was Game of Thrones beer!?

Hoarding Buried Alive tonight is another really rough one.

Scientists concerned at H7N9 bird flu outbreak that has killed 24 people

Chilean police crack down on Labor Day rally

Poll-itics: Who do Americans want in Congress? Democrats.

HIV cure only months away, Danish scientists say, citing novel new DNA treatment.

Experts say West explosion has all hallmarks of ammonium nitrate as fuel

State House members to start asking questions about West explosion

North Korea Has Sentenced A Detained American To 15 Years Of Hard Labor

May Day confrontations are erupting in Seattle.

Giant Dick Drawn In Newly Paved Parking Lot

State regulators don’t focus on safety; cause of West explosion expected May 10.

Fertilizer storage on responders’ radar

American Soldier thought to be dead found 44 years

One Reason It’s Hard to Write About the Bangladesh Factory Disaster

MUD deputy recognizes that Capriles lost the election

Breaking: MayDay Protests Escalate In Seattle, Police Arresting Protestors.

Article: Smoking Away the Deficit = Marijuana Legalization

The GOP Red States Likely To Lose The Most With Sequestration - They Get The Most Fed Money.

new poll shows 44% of rank-and-file Republicans believe a violent uprising may be necessary soon

Muslim cabdriver alleges assault by passenger who cited Boston Marathon bombing


Show us a picture of a place you'd like to be:

Capriles calls for international interference and says he will contest the elections

The Tea Party is a powderkeg about to explode under the asses of the Republicans...

Need some quick facts. How many gun sales have been stopped by b/g checks?

This dog loves chicks

Altered Amazon: Dramatic Changes Threaten Brazilian Tribes: Op-Ed

Principal fires security guards to hire art teachers — and transforms elementary school

Piers Morgan Clashes With Ben Ferguson Over Background Checks, Infants Getting Their Hands On Guns

GOP Census Bill Would Eliminate America's Economic Indicators

‘Bullsh*t!’: An ‘Indelicate’ Chris Christie Goes After ‘Knucklehead’ Critics During Town Hall

The sequester was obviously going to happen

These folks in Seattle breaking shit. Not a big fan of that. (LIVE VIDEO)

Bolivia president expels US aid agency

Chris Kelly, one half of rap duo Kris Kross, dies in Georgia

Me Standing up for Workers on Cavuto's show on the Fox Business Channel

Stewart Savages Cruz For Possible Pres Run: ‘Why Limit Yourself To Being Hated By Your Colleagues?’

Obama prods liberals to give-and-take on Senate immigration bill

xpost from GD: Me standing up for Workers on Cavuto's show on the Fox Business Network

Keystone XL pipeline protest at Facebook HQ

I thought this was interesting. (Who's Gay curious in the US and Canada)

Audit reveals WEDC broke state law (Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation)

WTF?! Today, tornado watches; tomorrow, snow?!

The Ironies of the Venezuelan Opposition, part 21 - pre-planned violence in the National Assembly

Walter Rhett: Mark Sanford Is No Marion Barry. He’s Worse!


I don't know if this is

Murder in a Friendless World

My fiancé, Mike W., died at 9 PM, May 2nd.

Venezuelan Right Wing and Media Preparing the Stage for a Coup and Foreign Intervention

Faux "news" contributor whines some more about Benghazi...

British citizen stole millions rebranding golf-ball finder as bomb detector

Detroit Catholic families plan prayer vigil over no-communion stance

I 've done as much as I could do to heal

Disney Rejection Letter From 1938 Tells Candidate, 'Girls Are Not Considered'

"The Permission Structure Is The Leadership"

TodayI saw my first artichoke baby on a plant set out over a year ago. Only one of 4 to survive

How long will Japan keep romanticizing their invasions?

Moyers: A Mother Fights Toxic Trespassers

Detroit spending millions on consultants in turnaround effort

Counting Down: 2 More Days To Ed Show

Watch bright older guy take apart old dumb guy at Republican Town Hall Meeting..

Austin Proposed project: 3 downtown towers, one up to 65 stories

Starting a new web app: catalyst, rails, or something else?

Actual headline: “Ricin found in dojo of man charged with attempting to frame Elvis impersonator.”

Japan's Nuclear Plan Unsettles U.S.

Just Look at FHFA Pick Mel Watts's Awful Gerrymandered District

British overseas territories sign deal to curb tax evasion

OpenBSD 5.3 released

I have a question for those of you who support giving children guns

The Tea Party is why we still control the Senate

Steven Spielberg's "Obama" PART 2

May 2: National Truffles Day

6 Insidious Ways You’re Getting Ripped Off, and How to Fight Back

This Is NPR

"Just imagine what Madison Avenue could do if they wanted to sell home cooking,” he said. "

Uh Oh, Almost Half of Republicans Think an Armed Revolution "Might Be Necessary"

How Two Secretive Global Trade Deals Will Further Enrich the American Elite

Saudi Arabia says five dead from new SARS-like virus

How Wall Street Defanged Dodd-Frank

UN: April deadliest month in Iraq since June 2008

women's groups decry appeal on morning after pill

Afghanistan's Karzai urges closure of Guantanamo

Deja vu ?

Wanna help me triage our situation based on our values and priorities?

Going to drop university again.

Democratizing Defense Conference to be held in August at Madison, WI

How the CIA's Bags of Cash Undermined the Afghanistan War

Belief in biblical end-times stifling climate change action in U.S.: study

Father James Martin on Jason Collins: Loving means accepting a person as God created him

Skull marks offer evidence of cannibalism at Jamestown

Wisconsin church cancels former NFL player’s speech over tweet supporting gay NBA player

Progress in tax haven plan?

VA backlog follows veterans to the grave

Principal fires security guards to hire art teachers — and transforms elementary school

X-POST from GD: Principal fires security guards to hire art teachers — and transforms elementary sc

A Smartphone That Converts Text to Braille Developed for the Blind

a little Peter Tosh

A 17th-Century Russian Community Living in 21st-Century Alaska

'The Point of No Return': Should Robots Be Able to Decide to Kill You On Their Own?

Cannibalism in Jamestown: Colonists Ate a 14-Year-Old Girl's Brain

President Obama Announces His Nominees for FCC Chair and FHFA Director

Want a side of fries with that poop burger?

Barack Obama says U.S. has no airports ranked in the top 25 worldwide

President Obama Nominates Anthony Foxx as Secretary of Transportation

Pressure Drop

Imidacloprid Linked To Massive Losses Of Dragonflies, Snails, Other Invertebrates In 11-Year Study

CDC Investigating Three Dozen Inmate Deaths From Valley Fever Fungus In 2 CA Prisons

Gitmo by the numbers : infographic.

Greater Mekong countries 'lost one-third of forest cover in 40 years'

One of these days, I gotta try this:

EU debates biopiracy law to protect indigenous people

Scientists concerned at H7N9 bird flu outbreak that has killed 24 people

another dumb blond time, I will post a smart woman joke..

Louisiana counts the cost of teaching creationism – in reputation and dollars

Dupt post

Guantanamo Attorney Found Dead in Apparent Suicide

OMGosh, The Daily Show and Colbert both are in the top 5 in ratings!!!

Wounded Knee should be a national monument, not a profit centre

Sand Land: Fracking Industry Mining Iowa's Iconic Sand Bluffs in New Form of Mountaintop Removal

13-Year Search, Thousands Of Camera Traps Reveal No Evidence Of Formosan Clouded Leopard

Payday lending prospects look grim in the House

Obama can close Guantanamo

Sigh. Obama nominates Pritzker for Commerce Sec

A rightie wants to compare Texas to Maryland and says the following...

Rudy 9/11 is spewing in CNN

Angela Davis: The Iconic "Sweet Black Angel" at l'Humanité

More on Scott Walker's fraudulant WEDC

Another Government Is Necessary: The People Can Rule Better Than the Elites

Best definition of Homophobia!

David Sirota: A Cronkite Moment for the War on Terror

CEO-to-worker pay ratio up a THOUSAND percent since 1950

HCA buys St. Joseph Medical Center, St. Mary’s Medical Center

Court hears HMRC struck Goldman deal to save face

Survivor Caramoan - Episode 12 Discussion Thread - NO SPOILERS PLEASE

PBS: The Movie (PBS Meets The Avengers)

Just stick this portable outlet to your window to start using solar power

Live : St. Louis Blues - Ella Fitzgerald at the Savoy Ballroom 1939

Jobless claims improve again, reach five-year low

Ronald Davis: "I'm not a bum, I'm a human being."

"White Student Union" invovled in DC May Day melee

The Ghetto is Public Policy.

DOJ Appeal On "Morning After Pill" Just Another Placation To GOP.

What I'm learning about clothes

Fake bomb detector conman jailed for 10 years

"He’s got a better chance of being elected Pope, and he’s not even Catholic."

"Dahlberg was charged with misdemeanor assault"

General Motors urges Obama and Congress to unite on climate change

And You Thought That You Had It Rough


Which Statement Is True

MN Radio host tells Sandy Hook parents to "go to hell" for infringing on his Second Amendment rights

Rove: GOP Has ‘Outside Chance’ Of Winning Senate In 2014

GOP Not Worried About Trashing Immigration Reform. They Just Won't Let Hispanics Vote.

A Mortgage Agency Pick Is Likely to Cause Conflict

Spread of Hydrofracking Could Strain Water Resources in West, Study Finds

Juan Cole: Why Obama doesn’t want to intervene in Syria (He knows it will not work.)

No one hates Republicans like a reformed wingnut: Another patented John Cole rant

Guardian: How climate scientists are being framed

Athens mayor vows to ban 'racist' charity act (far-right Golden Dawn food handouts for Greeks only)

Corbett Proposing $330 Million More in Business Tax Cuts This Year, without closing loopholes

Thursday TOON Roundup 1 - Gitmo

The path to meaningful immigration (and weapons) legislation.

Why I believe Back-ground Checks are a farce

Thursday Toon Roundup 2- CONgress

Teen Girl Expelled, Charged With a Felony After Science Experiment Goes Awry

Women’s Health Groups Slam Obama Administration’s Fight To Maintain Age Restrictions On Plan B

Thursday TOON Roundup 3- Rainbows

Thursday TOON Roundup 4- W and Syria

Thursday TOON Roundup 5- The Rest

Who's going to get in line for Free Comic Book Day?

"Bad teacher" stories are very effective RW propaganda

Iowa Ethics Panel Seeks Investigation Into Bachmann Aide

Guantánamo Prisoner's Memoirs Offer Rare First-Person Account of Torture

Interesting take on Bangladesh Disasters from a citizen of the country

Professor Richard Wolff's Economic Update: Crisis/Individual Lives (audio link)

Why is Our Government Attacking Science?

RW nutjob Charles Murray's "Do you live in a bubble?" quiz

"Here's what's so crazy about this..."

@Pontifex: "self-centred mindset bent on profit at any cost" to blame for unemployment

The 10 Worst Prisons in America: ADX

Who coined the phrase "Your reputation precedes you"?

Amazing and daring fire arms research: The gun fighter / read about Garen Wintemute

Dinner... Tonight.

ND House rejects oil tax restructuring measure

Quite Possibly The Dumbest Picture You'll See All Day

@Pontifex: "self-centred mindset bent on profit at any cost" to blame for unemployment

The one quote that says it all about Obama and the GOP

Professor Richard Wolff's Economic Update: Crisis/Individual Lives (audio link)

Los Angeles Times Drops ‘Illegal Immigrant’

@Pontifex: "self-centred mindset bent on profit at any cost" to blame for unemployment

Where is MadFloridian?

Sad Koala

Republican Party uses image of President Obama consoling Newtown mother to mock his agenda

"To The Teeth" -- 13 years old, but more relevant than ever.

You have got to see this!

Excellent infographic from

The Most Average Place in America Is Jacksonville, Fla.

Republicans are sure stupid about things financial (Medicaid Expansion)

This never gets old: cat on a Roomba

Big Bro Broken: Lavish surveillance shattered by Boston bombings

“But when you talk about destruction, Don’t you know that you can count me out.” (Centrism Defended)

Worldwide Worker Woes: May Day clashes in Germany, Spain, Colombia, Chile

New computer game can 'make your brain three years younger' in ten hours...

Teabaggers turn on Marco Rubio over immigration

Hillary Clinton Still Looks Like A Lock In 2016

Spending 100 million dollars to rewrite the Bush Disaster. "Decision Points Theatre"

Rand Paul: The next and last GOP nominee?

Jobless Claims Fall Sharply To Five-Year Low

The ROI of college: Is going to an expensive school worth it?

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer signs bill banning destruction of guns surrendered at buyback events

Rove: GOP Has ‘Outside Chance’ Of Winning Senate In 2014

Companies Hire Less, Manufacturing Growth Slows In April

Labor Board Orders New Union Election at N.Y. Target

Hamas leader dismisses Arab peace initiative

Palestinian family says son who stabbed Israeli "did his duty"

Accidental Toddler Shooting Rocks Rural Kentucky, Where Rifles For Kindergarteners Are Commonplace

Consumer Comfort Reaches Five-Year High as U.S. Top Earners Gain

Dollar General Seeks 10,000 New Hires

Kroger Pension Takeover a Hit With Union: Schlotman

Man Charged With Obama Assasination Attempt Was Furious Over Marijuana Laws

Black Female Lawmakers Walk Out After White Republican Spews Racism And Misogyny (VIDEO)

Does size matter?

Detroit Beats Estimates in Best U.S. Sales Since ’07

Driving Mars Rovers: ‘It can get a little boring’

How a retired Peabody miner found himself at the mercy of Patriot Coal’s bankruptcy plan

Mitt Romney's Advice to College Grads: Start Having Babies as Soon as Possible

High School student Charged With Felonies for Bad Science Experiment

UPDATED: Rhode Island Will Become 10th State To Pass Gay Marriage

Guns and Political Suicide

Terrence Malick: Love or Loathe?

Dick Cheney Vice Presidential Library Opens In Pitch-Dark, Sulfurous Underground Cave

Google Glass Is Already This Broken

Boston Bomb Trail Leads Into Heart of Putin’s Own War on Terror

Afghan women escape marriage through suicide

The Seasons of Westeros.

Student held on 1M bail for terrorist threat

I Call Bull Fucking Shit!....

Gore Says Congress Swayed by Political Money Not Voters

While Wronged Homeowners Got $300 Each in Foreclosure Settlement, Bank Consultants $2 BILLION

Productivity in U.S. Rises as Companies Try to Cut Labor Costs

Moroccan Atheist in Hiding, Pursued for ‘Shaking Faith’

And again from the right: South Carolina House of Reps Passes ObamaCare Nullification Bill

Mountain Dew's marketing guy deserves a big fat raise.

Corporate Democrats pretend, ludicrously, that Republican obstructionism is the main problem.


Dubya's Europe Trip Canceled After His Arrest Is Called For

Why do people who believe that both parties are the same participate on a board...

Peter King: “I wouldn’t want to be involving New York with Ted Cruz”

"Le Ballon Bleu"created by NP, 'the younger sister of a 22-year-old brother with low-verbal autism."

Police: Shrapnel-Filled Pipe Bomb Found In Oregon Had 100-Yard Blast Radius

The Ironies of the Venezuelan Opposition, part 22 - pre-planned violence in National Assembly, pt 2

Tiny Device Will Detect Domestic Drones

You really didn't think you would get away with it, did you Donald?

A Psychiatrist examines our relationship with drones as killing machines

A new problem for fracking: Drillers are running out of water

Stuart Hall admits to sexual abuse of girls

Finfisher Spyware Use By Governments Expanding, Masquerades as Firefox

Goldman Sachs’ huge profits become election fodder in Malaysia

US drone strikes being used as alternative to Guantánamo, lawyer says

Former President Jimmy Carter Seeking Trip To N. Korea: Sources

Five Conspiracy Theories That Tea Party Senator Ted Cruz Actually Believes

How much does the USD Military spend supporting religion

Walker’s empire is beginning to crumble

What should a country do with a prisoner it has itself radicalized?

It’s Not Just the Internet. It Never Has Been.

Fox News guest: Scientific ‘enlightenment and reason’ led to the Holocaust

Some tweets from “TV’s Frank”

Lifestyles of 'Zombie Worms': Spitting Acid In More Than Just Whale Bones

Pic Of The Moment: Today's GOP In One Statistic

Live streaming of a George Jone's funeral

Danny Brown receives oral sex while on stage, was it assault?

Merkley: The Experiment Has Failed, We Need Filibuster Reform Now

Google "Fuckface von Clownstick" ... the number 1 response mentions Donald Trump.

If you'd like some heritage breed chickens, but only want a few:

Is it any wonder that Republicans in congress behave as they do?

Political Islam in Post-Gaddafi Libya

W.VA. Gov To Expand Medicaid Program

will this start a trend?

Flashback: Peace Corps volunteer asked by State Dept. to spy in Bolivia

Today is the National Day of Reason.

Time Crystals: Original Articles, an APS Commentary, and Bruno's Commentary...

The economics of enough

Catholic families plan prayer vigil over no-communion stance

UMass: 1 arrested is suspended, 2 not enrolled

EMILY’s List President Considering Senate Campaign in Montana #MTSEN

Asked About Potential Job Losses Due To Sequestration, Santelli Yells "Why Is That So Important?

Question submitted by Orrex

China Tries To Keep Everyone From Laughing At The Shape Of Its' New Newspaper HQ

New Hampshire Legislator Claims Boston Bombing Was An Inside Job Because Victim Looked Calm

Actresses in the news. Bad judgment.

What's for Dinner ~ Thursday May 2nd

President Obama: Close Detention Facility at Guantanamo Bay PETITION

NC Senators Force ALEC Bill Through Committee Without Counting Votes

Sad/funny pet story #1: Being across the yard and spotting the cat entering the house

Ted Cruz, the Anti-Rubio Who Is Determined to Stop Immigration Reform

When will we accept victory? Never when it comes to Plan B.

Eurozone interest rates cut to a record low of 0.5%

W.VA. Gov To Expand Medicaid Program

Rethugs--there is no low their values won't take them

Jeffrey Sachs: Wall Street is full of 'crooks' and hasn't changed since the financial crash

"And Echoed...

Robert Reich: The Fed, Apple, and Trickle-Down Economics

You'll Never Guess What One Major Thing Conservatives And Progressives Agree On

Can someone post a list of the corporate Democrats who need to be primaried in 2014.

The Conservative Quest to Eliminate Facts: If the facts are against you, just stop collecting them

A reality show in the making...Ex-Pope Benedict back at Vatican to live out retirement

Hugo Chávez, Soldier of the People Forever

Study Links Mediterranean Diet to Preserving Memory

A Chance to Smile

Papantonio: The GOP’s New America

Civil Unrest Lego's!!!

Accidental Toddler Shooting Rocks Rural Kentucky, Where Rifles For Kindergarteners Are Commonplace

FBI puts $2M price on head of ‘terrorist’ cop killer who fled to Cuba

Iraq suffers bloodiest month in five years

Pakistan-US Alliance Takes Hits on Campaign Trail

Keiser Report: Paper Jihad

Challenge : An item to crochet for my semi-goth daughter - she has a

Maryland governor signs death penalty repeal

Official: Human trafficking probe at Saudi diplomat's home

An Angry Obama. Finally.

Texas pastor tried to coerce high school girl into stripping for him

Obama nominates billionaire to be Commerce Secretary.

Pope Francis tweets in solidarity with unemployed

Two taxiing planes clip each other at Newark Airport

Issa: Christianity's Roots Would Justify US Mission in Syria

Rachel on Tuesday brought up something important.

Nauseating cartoon

Compare how pro-gun-control citizens have behaved at town halls to how the tea party behaved

Pres.Obama proclaims May 1 as Loyalty Day

Nash column: Walker lacks integrity

It's a boy! Couple reveal sex of their 'gender neutral' kid after five years


China’s first mental health law doesn’t solve the problem of getting “mentally ill-ed"

Charges Possible In Death Of Ky. 2-Year-Old Shot By Brother

Bolivia Expels USAID

Overview - Just beautiful and deep messages from astronauts.

LeRoy Butler gets it right

GOP Busily Sending Your Tax Money To Private And Religious Schools (Christian).

Democrats who voted for the House CISPA bill

Taliban 'Slim-Fast diet’ allows French hostage to escape

Minnesota Man Claims To Be Pink Floyd Singer David Gilmour To Get Out Of Paying Hospital Bill

Shiny dog bowl causes house fire

Ray Kelly: By NYPD’s Count, African-Americans Are Being ‘Understopped’

Boley pleaded guilty to felony child abuse in February

Beyonce's Diva-Esque Demands On New Tour Include Red Toilet Paper, Titanium Straws

Would we be discussing deficits and sequesters if Bush tax cuts had not been extended?

Nothing says a Chilli Bacon Jam sandwich..

Visiting this group: Am interested in what you think about Amanda KNOX.

Ho-lee cash register, Batman. Senator Dumbass cleaned up.

Invented Psychological Disorder -Hoplophobia- Pushed To Silence Victims Of Gun Violence

Ghana-Chief Psychiatrist: labor disturbances = manifestation of mental disorder

New York faces new menace as 'Fishzilla' invades Central Park

Warren Moon: Canadian Football League not option for Tim Tebow

Dolphins could have interest in Tim Tebow

FWIW PsychCentral: 9 things NOT to say to a person with mental illness

Aiding the victims of the Sequester (cartoon)

ACK! GOP Senator: I Voted Against Equal Pay For Women Because We Have Enough Laws

VIDEO: What We Can Do To Stay Safer = Answer Is Not as Expected

Lon Watts, Texas Gay Man, Says Partner Jim Heath's Sister Forced Them Apart, Evicted Him

What do you think should happen to the roommates of the Marathon bomber?

Lil Wayne Under Fire For Disrespectful Emmett Till Lyric, Epic Records Pulls Song

It's starting to dawn on me

Venezuela didn't ask for a recount in Florida, why is U.S. meddling in Venezuela?

Support for Jason Collins gets former NFL star Leroy Butler axed from appearance at church

Krugman: Medicaid Nonsense

Clashes erupt on Syria's border with Turkey

Detroit Schools Emergency Mgr Roberts to leave, says he was told to "blow up" & "dismantle" district

Suicide rate rose sharply among middle-aged Americans, CDC finds

UN report says robots should not have power to kill

Ooops. Disputed results a fresh blow for social psychology

5 yr old shoots sister with birthday present

Poll: Gun Control Vote Boosted Red State Dems

Robbie Rogers trains with LA Galaxy after coming out and quitting soccer

Less Is More: Rogue Economists Champion Prosperity without Growth

Duke University Extends Health Coverage To Include Reassignment Surgery

Harry Reid Defends Comparing Tea Party To Anarchists: They 'Throw Monkey Wrenches' Into Government

Principal fires security guards to hire art teachers — and transforms elementary school

Breast milk protein complex helps reverse antibiotic resistance

The Psychology behind attention-grabbing content

From Playboy to Radical: Imran Khan Takes on Pakistan's Old Guard

Tea Party Leader Labels Immigration Bill ‘Obamacare Redux’

Rival Ice Cream Truck Owners Stage Turf War

Congressional GOP beginning to notice their own incompetence

Merkley: The Experiment Has Failed, We Need Filibuster Reform Now

UK nuclear power plans are 'Soviet', says EU energy commissioner

Congrats and Thank You Rhode Island...

I'm studying for a Pap test

We can do better than Hillary Clinton.

Cuba demands the closure of U.S. concentration camp at Guantanamo

Is change on the horizon? General Motors urges Obama and Congress to unite on climate change

The tragic irony of feminists trashing each other

Seeing Eye People - A Modest Proposal

South Carolina House passes nullification bill to make Obamacare a crime

Desert heat: World Cup hosts Qatar face scrutiny over 'slavery' accusations

Manhattan DA Begins New Inquiry In Brooke Astor Estate

Foreclosure Relief and Obama

7-year-old Auburn boy accidentally shoots sister in the leg

International Workers’ Day: On the right to earn a living with dignity

Disturbing signs of climate change in 2012: UN weather agency

Lincoln Chafee: Why I Am Signing Marriage Equality Into Law

Florida DUers, what's up with the weather?

Lincoln Chafee: Why I Am Signing Marriage Equality Into Law

O’Malley Signs Death Penalty Repeal

Giant Inflatable Duck Floats Into Hong Kong Harbor

Obama Nominating Major Campaign Contributor Penny Pritzker For Commerce Secretary

We Are in the Middle of a Global Civil War

Don't let Koch brothers buy Baltimore Sun.

How Mexican Tire Workers Won Ownership of Their Plant With a 3yr Strike and Are Now Running It

O’Malley Signs Death Penalty Repeal

There's good dog poop and there's evil dog poop.

I love you, Fud.

Technological advances are not always a good thing. Won't anyone think of the children?

Life on Mars:

MiddleFingerMom likes pie. (DIAL-UP WARNING!!!)

MiddleFingerMom has the cure for what ails ya!!!

The Star-Ledger : Mexican women delivered to N.J. farms for sex with workers, authorities say

URK! Facebook Friend (who I respect) listening to "Foster Mom of 23" aka Michelle Bachman

Why it’s difficult for Obama to “beat” the GOP

Wisconsin family discovers fully-stocked fallout shelter in their back yard

Testing Service Apologizes for Disastrous Disruption of their Online Tests

A Chance to Smile

Learning the Right Nuclear Energy Lessons

Craigslist Proved My Innocence Against A Felony Charge

E-mail from Elizabeth Warren: A sequester solution

I have found that; IF I turn my eyes for one complete minute ...

Why are Buddhist monks attacking Muslims?

What percent of mandatory budget do top 1% pay?

What anti-LGBT activists say “off the record”

Great career advice from George Monbiot

Are you a realtor or have you recently sold your house?

HPD: Man fires shots, then shoots himself at Bush Intercontinental Airport

Poll: Most voters reject adding state sales tax to Internet purchases

"Precautionary Principle" from George Monbiot

Boy howdy! Crazy morning in clinic! Whew!

Obama admin. appealing Plan B. Time to email the White House.

How quick can you clean your house game, I didn't do very well.

Former 'fling' of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev reveals three newest suspects 'idolized' him

You better not touch him

aww, man

Religious leaders push for kidnapped bishops’ release

Hagel: Administration Is Rethinking Opposition To Arming Syrian Rebels

SPECIAL REPORT: Records detail how U-M attorney shut down child porn investigation

Ultra-conservative gun group outspends NRA on lobbying

Obama can NOT force the GOP to be reasonable. He's the President, not the Asshole Whisperer

Alarming Levels of Toxic Metals Detected in Popular Lipsticks

Today in Peace and Justice history on May 2, 1968

Today in Peace and Justice history on May 2, 1968

Lee Fang discusses his new book on Right Wing Infrastructure - The Machine

Camino de Crestone: The World's First Full Interfaith Pilgrimage

CNN reporting Man Shot at Bush Houston Airport.

Gun control groups spent $276,000 lobbying in the first quarter of 2013.

WTF, Facebook?

Obama denies science & court order in #PlanB emergency contraception rule

Tim Tebow Just Sitting By Himself In Darkened Florida Gators Football Stadium

Venezuela rejects Insulza (OAS) interventionist statements

‘Banana Republic’ In North Carolina: GOP Committee Chair ‘Approves’ Bill To Gut Clean Energy Without

Near-Record NYSE Margin Debt Leads to Caution: Chart of the Day

Ex-Antinuke Activist: Renewables Have "Not a Hope in Hell" of Solving Warming Problem Alone

WATCH: IDF Detains Palestinian Children And Foreign Citizen In Hebron

Hillary Clinton shrugs Kissinger’s 2016 presidential speculation

UPDATED: Howard Kurtz Out At The Daily Beast

I'm with the cat on this one.

WATCH: Israeli Soldiers Stand By, Escort Settlers As They Attack Palestinian Villages

Vote out Bigotry in 2014!

Holocaust concentration camp survivor dies at 107

Syria's Air Defences, Among Mideast's Strongest, Pose Challenge To Outside Intervention

Ezra Klein: Here’s what the Oregon Medicaid study really said

Military Scours Ranks For Christian 'Haters'

Governors, GOP Allies Clash Over Tax Cuts

Warren Buffett is bullish...on women

United States silent on Bangladesh

There Are Now An Unusual Number Of Fat Cats In This Country

What's the best way to clean/dust my computer keyboard?

Chainmaille Juggling Balls, Bronze and Stainless Steel

Letter to Kerry from the United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America - Recognize Maduro

U.S. seeks North Korean amnesty for American jailed for 15 years

Understatement of the Day: “We are deeply disappointed"

Internet lights up as new People's Daily HQ erected

President Obama has declared May 1st. as “Loyalty Day”. I say it is a good thing.

Arrgh! U.K. women's group sorry about pirate costume blunder

Man fires gun in Houston airport, shoots self

It's my fault. While trying to dismantle the population bomb I blew up our retirement.

A New Reason to Keep Living in Tucson: The Air is Great

Court OKs Barring High IQs for Cops

Roll Call: PA. Repubs fear massive Democratic voter turnout to defeat Corbett will hurt others


America's Dumbest Congressman melting down before our eyes

So, how many here have met mental health "professionals" on here?

Senior Colombian investigative journalist survives assassination attempt

Ulm buffalo jump is one of world's best

Man fired shots, then shot himself at Bush Intercontinental Airport

High School Rapper Arrested and Facing Terrorism Charges For Rap About Boston Marathon Bombing

So the RNC runs an ad dissing the President

Not The Onion: Wisconsin repukes declare war on cheese!!

Widower Picking Up Headstone For Wife's Grave Arrested For Soliciting Prostitute

I'm reminded of the Eleanor Roosevelt quote:

Disclaimer from a Craigslist MMJ add

Police mugshot prompts marriage proposals

" Chinese computer spies raided the databanks of almost every major U.S. defense contractor

Afghan Government Faces Cash Crunch

Anyone know anything about Kansas City, MO? UPDATE for Architectural Geeks!!!

Glenn Beck crying this guy losing it? Is it an act?

US urges N Korea to grant amnesty to Kenneth Bae

We seriously need a stronger UN...

A Song For All Seasons

(Assata Shakur) Convicted cop killer Joanne Chesimard named one of FBI's most wanted terrorists

Do we really need industrial agriculture to feed the world?


Shale oil estimates double: 7.4 billion barrels in N.D., Mont.

Chevron acquires Kmart property in Moon(PGH)for possible regional headquarters

The corporate propaganda is getting increasingly weird and creepy.

Feds Order 11 Seattle Medical Marijuana Dispensaries to Shut Their Doors

Ricin Dude To Plead Moron in Ricin Case?

Ricin suspect waives bail hearing

Monday, Monday

'Opportunistic predator' Stuart Hall led secret life as serial sex offender

Loyalty Day

"I'd be lying if I said this isn't disconcerting and more than a little alarming."

New York school goes all-vegetarian

Tim Wakefield to Host Knuckleball Reality Show, Teaching Doug Flutie, Former NFL QB's his pitch...

Foreign Policy Casts More Doubt On Fox's Benghazi Source

Fake Jerry Jones on 2013 NFL Draft >>

GSL...I mean NRA gets a new president.

Syria chemical weapons evidence 'too degraded' for proof

Sea surface temps highest in 150 years.

Psychopathic Traits Can Be Found In Children's Brains, Researchers Find

UK government failing legal duty on air pollution, supreme court rules

Warren Buffet's 5-Minute Plan to fix the deficit:

Democracy Now interview with Rep. José Serrano (on Venezuela)

Rubber ducky, you're the one......

Is Anybody Here On DU Going To The NRA Annual Meeting In Houston May 2-5?.....

Tyler, the Creator isn't the only asshole "hip hop" star...

The Pittsburgh Area Has Light Rail — But Can You Find It?

Filthy rich excess is not limited to US filthy rich.

Thanks for all your support over the broken elbow. Here it is now (GRAPHIC X-RAY)

Training rats in Tanzania to detect tuberculosis

Hierarchical societies breed stupidity and kill critical thinking.

Cuban Americans in Congress make Kerry stay in his place Re: Cuba "terrorism" + Assata Shakur

An Excuse for Syrian ‘Regime Change’?

Lindsey Graham Tweets like a Twat #Benghazi

Busted for possession of iced tea....

The smears against Elizabeth are working!

“This could be a career ender for Michele Bachmann”

Fats Domino's Katrina-damaged grand piano restored

Baby drowns as mom talks with salesman

The GOP in two words.

Massive DU History Fail.....the CONGRESS passed "Loyalty Day' in 1958.

CC Media, Clear Channel Outdoor See 1st-Quarter Losses Widen Sharply

Does anyone here get their prescription eyeglasses online???

Oops! CIBC offshore accounts targeted in U.S. tax-evasion probe

Obama ‘Very Comfortable’ With FDA Decision On Plan B

Oklahoma HS Geometry Teacher Assigns Class Problems Relating To Serial Killers

Biden's Sons, Wife Eat on $1.50 A Day to Bring Attention to Poverty

Gun control was outspent. By 13 to 1, turns out.

Rhode Island Gov. Signs Marriage Equality Bill

Poll reveals that fans support Washington Redskins name...

Rep. Pete Sessions (R-TX): "Mitt didn't get it... That's why we lost the last election."

Obama ‘Very Comfortable’ With FDA Decision On Plan B

New Pollster finds close race between Markey and Gomez.

Freaking Amazing...

Little Dorrit comes to America

Darfur gold mine collapse kills 60

Texas Judge Rules On Strip Club Dress Code With Plenty Of Innuendo

Throw back a Jägerbomb with Mitch McConnell

Greg Palast Nailed Penny Pritzger! A bit of History...Refresher!

Wisconsin Couple Finds 1960's Fallout Shelter Fully Stocked In Back Yard

So it was Grandparents Day at the Middle School Cafeteria


California to confiscate guns held illegally in firearms crackdown

Navy Unveils Its First Squadron With Both Manned And Unmanned Aircraft

As US Drone Strikes Rise In Yemen, So Does Anger

Bush and the republican'ts-

Emergency Meeting: White House Officials Told Arctic Ocean Could Be Ice-Free Within Two Years

Billy Knows…

Guilty pleas in Ohio rape Twitter threat case

The New Retirement Reality

Budget Office: Principal Reductions Would Save Taxpayers Billions, Reduce Unnecessary Foreclosures

Children and exposure to violence on tv and in movies

"when in doubt... the AT Trail always goes up..."

Inside the average Republican mind...


The ironies of the Venezuelan opposition, part 10 - Using Student Groups 4 Violence Denounced in Mar

TPM Livewire: Michelle Obama To Headline Fundraiser For Markey

Monkey Bar - MMJ Edible - Review

Republicans, I tell ya… They are some really pathetic mother fuckers…

Charts: Are the NYPD's Stop-and-Frisks Violating the Constitution?

Kyl, Lieberman: The Danger Of Repeating The Cycle Of American Isolationism

RIP Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman

Reporting a dead end career, try being Public Relations Specialist Instead!

And hear I thought loyalty day was celebrated every time we vote...

Obama On Background Checks: ‘This Was Just The First Round’

Boston Bombing Suspects Had First Planned Attack for July Fourth

Massive DU History and Cultural FAIL!...May First is International Workers Day,

5 year old killer Hollywood's fault

Markey tags Gomez as 'just another Republican'

Wikipedia's Sexism

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Friday, 3 May 2013