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Archives: May 26, 2013

Challenging Monsanto: Over two million march the streets of 436 cities, 52 countries

FARC-EP Reject new Colombian Minister Ultimatum

A Generation Out of Luck

Toon: Coming Summer Attractions

It's May 25th and it's freakin' snowing to beat the band

How exactly do Tea Party groups promote social welfare?

Decaying Biblical theme park houses the ruins of faux Jerusalem

Matt Taibbi: The Mad Science of the National Debt

I'm feeling soooo much better now.

Assault weapons trade increases the likelihood of drone programs.

Leading scientist attacks university over 'outrageous' IVF treatment patent

Beyond pathetic

Alabama Shakes - Boys and Girls

I'm having difficulty coming to terms with how boring I am.

Guitar Center Employees Unionize in New York

Photographer Captures Abstract Photos Showing Lava Up Close

Harlem Shakes - Boys and Girls

U.S. infrastructure spending has plummeted

When will the Buccos collapse this year?

Toon: Driving While Barack

Sometimes I say to the universe gaw-dammit stop it!1 takes part in March Against Monsanto in DC

"Conservatism is modern history's greatest, most tragic, and most lethal failure."

Random things to do

March on Monsanto Washington DC pictures (dial up warning)

Legendary KGO Radio Host Gene Burns Passes Away (also worked in Boston, Baltimore, NYC, Orlando)

Matt Taibbi: The Mad Science of the National Debt

Hey Jealousy

Don't let Catholics run hospitals

Safe skin ointment for cats?

Thousands of runners finish last stretch of the Marathon route

I succumbed to peer pressure today...

"...are you kidding me?"

Perry vetoes bill requiring some ‘political’ nonprofits to disclose donors

Sources: Fox News knew of phone records subpoena three years ago UPDATE

Is there anyone on DU that's paid by the Republic Party, Teahadists, Koch inc. or other wingers?

Just wait you effin ReTHUGs

American Bridges Falling Down

Proof - Portland lied about OWS evictions

Congress shouldn't cut a dime of food aid: editorial

My early father's day present from my daughter

Hawaii Gun Laws

Fort Worth police say ‘Colonel Mike’ created an elaborate ruse about a military career

Fox New's campaign to revoke Media Matters tax exempt status.

Dayton Marches Against Monsanto and GMO Products

For your listening pleasure - Ghost Town Essays from yours truly on Mixcloud

Idaho sheriff plans to drop Boy Scout charter over BSA gay decision

Two FBI agents fall to deaths from helicopter during training exercise

We do really need to get rid of Republicans from Congress in 2014

Governor Heineman (R-NE) a no-go for Senate; Johanns 'surprised'

Automaker Tesla takes fight to North Carolina

Libertarians, a helpful chart

Ore. teen accused of planning to attack school

Bill Maher Slams Republicans For Their Racist Obama Birth Certificate Hypocrisy

Anti-Muslim actions rise in UK over slain soldier

Vintage Apple computer auctioned off for $668,000

David Koch Resigns as WNET Trustee Amid New Article

Paul Beckwith ~ Status report on climate Earth

First ever Giants walk-off inside-the-park homer in history

Exposé - 80 Years of Planning: The Kochs + The Family + Birchers = TEA PARTY Disinformation Machine

From the that's just wrong files... My chickens like to eat chicken nuggets

Getting back to what Tantaros said about punching Obama voters

Anyone else a fan of Longmire on A&E TV?

TSA picked up record 65 guns in carry-on bags last week

A Word from Our Sponsor | Jane Mayer - The New Yorker

Giffords Urges Graduates at Bard to ‘Be Courageous’

Tornado Theory

Sunday Talk shows

Oh, what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive.

Fox learned about the subpoena nearly three years ago (updated)

Happy Trinity Sunday!

Happy Trinity Sunday!

New York Aquarium Greets Visitors Once Again

Female gun owner safe after shooting armed home invaders, who then flee.

Quebec students strip-searched during exam

Senator Introduces Bill to Revoke Boy Scout’s Tax-Exempt Status

Are there too few great white sharks off California? (LA Times)

Can the GOP Keep The Obama Scandals Alive?

Occupy Albany arrest case flares up in court

"Six Facts Lost in the IRS Scandal"

You tell me OWS is dead....

Does anyone know why Stephen Kim turned over info to Rosen?

Being this mathematically ignorant should disqualify one from the Senate

Thousands of people ran the final mile of the Boston Marathon today - Thank you

Saw Star Trek tonight...

Champions League Final

The internet sucks.

Rat bastard aliens

Obama's Speech on Counter-Terrorism Raises Concerns Among Israeli Lawmakers

"Sarah Bloom Raskin: Inequality May Hurt Economic Growth"

The internet sucks, Part two.

Bikers Block WBC From 9-Year Old’s Funeral After Westboro Links OK Tornado To Jason Collins

And here is how I got to my happy place...

Rutgers' new athletic director faces fresh questions about her past

"The C.I.A.’s Part in Benghazi"

The National - first video from Trouble will Find Me

Quick trip to Capilano Dam (dial up warning, pic heavy with vids)

What do you love about this place?

Marta and I will make a trek tomorrow to say thank you to one sailior from WWII On Eternal Patrol

Fast food workers, the scum of the earth (to their CEO's)

An open letter to Bill Gates from an overwhelmed teacher

Michael Clarke Duncan Grave Vandalized With Racist Caricature: Report

It is May and I can see my breath outside!

In North Carolina, unimpeded GOP drives state hard to the right (GREAT Washington post article)

If I were a rich man

4 Myths about Organic Foods / Healthy Food Secrets

monitor multicolored vertical lines

Coburn and Imhofe should go to Oklahoma tomorrow with President Obama

My heart is breaking ..

Do you identify as a man or a woman?

Delta commission votes to oppose water tunnel plan

Seriously, how much of life should i take seriously? EOM

Hope and Change

What was the Beatles' best album, and why?

Anyone else still up?

The Trans Community

Dumb Criminals: Man Allegedly Pulls AK47 On Neighbors To Setlle Dispute Over Rabbits In Yard


Sitting here doing nothing but ageing,

51 weeks a year he's a Right-Wing Clown....

It is what it is

On my DU screen, posts are appearing chopped in half & bunched together in other spots.

"There was no sign indicating the bridge's height, she said."

Two rockets hit Hezbollah district of Beirut

Huge crowd celebrates ‘victorious decade’ of President Fernandez and her late husband

Venezuela top court rejects challenge to Maduro win

Gulf of Mexico's sharks may get law on their side

Newark Archbishop John Myers' unconvincing dodge--editorial:

Preacher with ties to Guatemala dictator Efrain Rios Montt runs chapel in rural Wales

Where's President Obama's climate agenda?

Preacher with ties to Guatemala dictator Efrain Rios Montt runs chapel in rural Wales

S.C. Dems to Gov. Haley: Dismiss ‘white supremacist’ from campaign committee

Bring me your finest Penguin flipper, a jar of honey, and a bottle of Chianti

Work by female scientists gets judged more harshly

The Capone Moment: Could Libor Fracture the International Banking Cartel?

School at Sea In Lagos, Nigeria- Slide Show

Woolwich murder probe: 'Thousands' at risk of radicalisation, says Theresa May

Economists say we are producing more STEM graduates than we have jobs for

A long-ago war, a missing plane and an enduring mystery

Loophole in health care law could stick doctors with tab

California Faces a New Quandary, Too Much Money, Democratic Party runs Government too good

Has anyone else noticed that "listen" is often used as a synonym for "obey"?

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Catfood Committee Edition

Google Trends vs what TV is pushing as news. aka Monsanto

Boy's Clubs-Groups with 100% Men:

How America's Retirement Crisis Is Crushing the Hopes of a Generation of Young People

Full transcript of Mario Silva's recording

Thousand of Bridges at Risk of Freak Collapse

Hancock's Reaper Drone; Remote Control There and Here

How Corporations Are Subverting Attempts to Rein in Their Power

Biblical Medicine? How Religious Corporations Are Gobbling Up Healthcare Facilities

Sit In Continues Demanding a Moratorium on Fracking in Illinois

Deep Space Industries - Mining The Universe For The Future

'Moore Booze Please' :Whiskey Fire

Ha Ha: Obamacare cheaper than Cell Phone Family Plan w/Data

Alex Jones Responds to Maddow’s Take Down: ‘I’m Attracted to Mr Maddow & that Really Conflicts my..'

May 26 snow

How Did Major Hedge Fund Earn 30% Returns for 20 Years Straight? Lots of Cheating

Maddow Hammers ‘Crack Pot’ Alex Jones’ Oklahoma Tornado ‘Weather Weapon’ Conspiracy Theory

22-year old ... running a for-profit charter school.

Crude Landlocked as Canadians Join U.S. to Halt Pipelines

IPhone Urinalysis Draws First FDA Inquiry of Medical Apps

Biblical Medicine? How Religious Corporations Are Gobbling Up Healthcare Facilities

HELP can't find my craft books....

Fracking accident leaks benzene into Colorado stream

Our government is corrupt.

Bridge collapse could cost Washington state millions, jobs

State forces fracking on some owners

Meet the Canine Minister to a gentleman with Alzheimer's

Golson no longer enrolled at Notre Dame

Septic Cam: Keeping an eye on toxic waste


Banks’ Lobbyists Help in Drafting Financial Bills

Leak Inquiries Show How Wide a Net U.S. Cast

"This American Life - Hot in my Backyard"...

This can't be posted too often on a discussion web site, "The Ten Commandment of Rational Debate".

(British) Coalition to reject EU renewable energy targets

A poll for you: I am a Medea Benjamin supporter and I . . .

Death Row Debbie Milke Could Soon Be Free

Suicide by Sequester: US Feels Pinch of Erratic Spending Cuts

A Sensible Alternative to Guns

Police: Kenya arrested 1 of London attackers

“It’s more than an honor”

Electric Avenue: Solar Road Panels Offer Asphalt Alternative

Green phoenix rises from the ashes as Japan shifts its focus

Virginia Dems Fighting Over Guns...In 2009 and 2013

The Wire creator David Simon eviscerates the dystopia creating war on drugs

France seizes a million doses of fake Chinese aspirin

Health Insurance Rate Shock-California Obamacare Insurance Exchange Announces Premium Rates

My Devil's Ivy plant is discharging an oily substance on the pot

Martha RADDITZ just kissed all over General ALLEN's ass

Does this mean the banksters have finally won?

The war criminal of a Dick -The Runaway Winner Of Our Outrageous Quote Poll

Robert Reich:Why should Apple have access to consumers if it refuses to pay its fair share of taxes?

Wake Up Sheeple by Alex Jones

Ashley Judd Out, A Former Miss America May Challenge Mitch McConnell

a reply from silicon valley{tech, taxes and libertarianism}

L.A. CONFIDENTIALSteven Soderbergh’s gorgeous homage to Liberace

NYT: Obamacare’s Other Surprise

Embrace those gentle heroes you left behind.

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand leads fight against sexual assault in the military

Dole: 'I doubt' I could make it in today's GOP

10 Commandments Republican Style

Industry, fires and poachers shrink Sumatran tigers' last stronghold

Student science experiment finds plants won't grow near Wi-Fi router

Skipping Church today.

TCM Schedule for Tuesday, May 28: Star of the Month: Tough Guys

Abercrombie & Fitch posts ugly sales; stock drops 8%

A member of the House intelligence committee works on bill to undo the basic authorities to wage war

My god Tara Wall is a fine sister but she in CLUELESS

Public/Private "partnership" regarding the electric grid and power generation

TCM Schedule for Wednesday, May 29: Classic Disaster Films

In case you weren't aware, 4 women will start the 97th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race today.

Colonizing Space [HD]

RISE UP !!!: Pics from March Against Monsanto around the world (pic heavy)

"Westboro decided to come protest in Moore Ok. This is part of what met them."

Climate Change: The New VietNam...

Letter from the Mayor of Futaba, once next door to Fukushima

Franken Looks Like Heavy Favorite for Re-election

Mid-Holiday Weekend, time for Bill-O. Please come CAPTION a world-class word-wanker!!!

Employee Abuse Runs Rampant In America

When did CIA follow rules?

Hey Roman Polanski... Fuck You

Venezuelan Opposition creates "Group of Friends" in Chile, Peru

GOP Congressman ‘Offended’ By Moral Questions Obama Addressed In Counterterror Speech

We Need 3 Major Parties

What happens when the Weather Satellites stop working?

Five arrested in Virginia coal blockade


Today in Peace and Justice history on May 26, 1969

Today in Peace and Justice history on May 26, 1969

Looking for background on Gabriel Gomez...

Hunger in America

The 10 Commandments Of Rational Debate

Democracy Now: Why Austerity Kills: From Greece to US, Crippling Economic Policies

Pacers' radio broadcaster: Heat fans are 'losers'

Didn't Olive Garden originally make fresh pasta?

Breeding the Nutrition Out of Our Food

Local coverage of Asheville's March Against Monsanto

The Repub Party

How cool! Jim Nabors is at Indy singing

Arrested Development Season 4 has premiered on Netflix!!!! (very minor spoiler)

On this Memorial Day weekend, where is the Memorial Group?

Indy 500

San Francisco's Academy of Art University wins women's NCAA Division II outdoor track title

Caracas down to Zero murders in last 3 days

Teachers Quietly Serve as First Responders to Poverty (Phila. Inquirer article)

When Miniskirts Attack

Why Rational People Buy Into Conspiracy Theories

Two Companies Rake in Big Profits from Billion-Dollar Prisoner Phone Call Industry

Alert on this thread.

The "Florida Dum-Dum"

The F***ing Cat supports Adopt-A-Cat:

How Uganda's female writers found their voice

Are you listening, governor Scott Walker (R, Wis)?

We know Monsanto sues farmers for GMO's

The Ontological Status of Conspiracy Theory by Hakim Bey

What dog?

If everyone could get this kind of therapy, the world would be a pretty wonderful place.

Job creation and continuing education/training are crucial to an improved economy.

Gender-specific vs non-gender-specific toys:

MFM lost his marketing job when Nike rejected his concept for a new ad campaign.

MFM likes to keep his relationship fresh by trying new and exciting experiences with his GF.

Match Game Story: Sgt. Stan went to Arlington on Memorial Day to ___ his sailor sister.

Progress Illinois: Durbin, Foster Discuss Immigration Reform's Economic

Through the looking glass: Bob DOLE slams wingnuts on Faux; Dems slam Dems on Faux

Manhattan Teen Charged With City's Latest Alleged Anti-Gay Bias Attack

Making Sense Radio show this week: Obama's Speech, Right to Vote Amendment, GOP Scandal Hypocrisy

US takes to streets to march against Monsanto & GMO future

America isn't Falling Apart. It's Being Reborn.

Red Hook Ferry A Welcome Connection, Residents Say

Julian Bond on the 'baggers...

The first American troops on the ground in Afghanistan after 9-11, talk about their secret mission.

Game Over Man

California Faces Huge Budget Surplus

Rutgers AD Inflicted Mental Cruelty In Her Own Coaching Days.

Not Sure What To Call It

Boy's Stem Cells Successfully Treat Cerebral Palsy, Awaken Him From Vegetative State

Pocket prayers

Reinhart And Rogoff Write Huge, Brutal Letter To Paul Krugman Blasting Him For Being Uncivil

Protesters push for labeling of genetically modified foods

Tax reform proposals not sitting well with NC voters

If our town still had a newspaper. . .

Alan Grayson Stands Up to Republican Attempt to Push Through Keystone Pipeline.

Won't Texas refusal to participate in Medicaid Expansion raise abortion rates?

Oh, the irony here is painful

Pipeline planners poised to file

Gay marriage opponents stage mass protest in Paris

How do you interact with people who disagree with your opinion on faith? Correct forum

Agency’s Inquiry Covers 400,000 Ford Pickups

"Old Economy Steve" meme bashes Reaganomics!

Attention please! The Lounge Psychic Fair planned for this evening has been cancelled,......

Saw dad, a forgotten PFC from WWI, and a sailor from WWII all in one day

NYT: Peres Says Israelis Must Overcome Skepticism About Peace

'The Sumatran rainforest will mostly disappear within 20 years'

Mayor Rob Ford, brother blast 'bunch of maggots' in the media

Iceland campaigns to restrict internet porn

I don't get behind a lot of posts in GD! This is an exception: "We Need 3 Major Parties"

Muslim lesbian couple defy death threats to tie the knot in civil ceremony

Romney the Racketeer Chronicles - Part 5: Profuse Felonies of RICO Boss Mitt Romney

Problem with DU today?

Treating poverty works like medicine, doctors say

Gay Iowa official gets White House honor

A loosening of NY SAFE Act I Oppose.

‘ED Show’ guest list: Sunday, May 26

A loosening of NY SAFE Act I Oppose.

Happy Memorial Day...

Alleged Coaching Abuse by Julie Hermann...Athletic Director of Rutgers ESPN:

Tony Kanaan Winner Indy 500

Sad Cat Diary

Feds got Foxnews reporters phone recs three years ago? Hmmmm...

Abe to pledge resumption of Japan nuclear plants

9-year-old activist saves Chicago school, dreams big

Colombia, FARC rebels reach agreement on agrarian reform

HR 3 is the GOP's attempt to overthrow the government

Baseball is so quaint - they still use dugout to bullpen old fashioned phones!

Greg Gutfeld Explains The Sweden Riots & Assimilation Anarchy 'The Five'

Colombian government and FARC reach deal on agrarian reform

The more you think you know...

Colombia’s top justice in trouble over luxury cruise with colleagues

Fareed Zakaria GPS

What's for Dinner ~ Sunday May 26th

NYC Activist Attacked in 9th Recent Anti-LGBT Hate Crime

Russian Police Arrest Dozens of LGBT Activists at Moscow Pride

OAS chief calls for drug violence debate

OAS chief calls for drug violence debate

Anyone else catch "The Goodwin Games"?

Open Letter to Obama From Exiled Binational Couples in South Africa

Never tell anyone you have a wet/dry vac

This would end most, if not all, wars.

Claude Monet and the Monetians

Moon rocked by biggest meteorite explosion

why is this allowed in public schools...?

If GameStop changed their member benefits, young people would get outraged.

Pics I took on Friday at Duke Gardens

Monsanto UK Hacked

About That Apple Tax Dodge

Opinion: How the Prime Meridian Changed the World

Vivid Sydney 2013 Time-Lapse

250,000 to 300,000 Far Right nut jobs Protest Gay Marriage in France---

I won't eat GMO's and I lick my butt

This is what I understand the thesis of Astrotheology to be:

Anonymous Helps Westboro Hate Group Raise Reported $8,000 For Tornado Victims

Francis’ Humility and Emphasis on the Poor Strike a New Tone at the Vatican

Ed Shultz is awn msnbc now 5pm EST 2pm PST

toon: Deals

Morton’s salt mine continues to produce

I just came upon this partial list of ongoing renewable projects in Hawaii

Is Global Research CA a reliable source of news?

800 Scientists Demand Global GMO "Experiment” End

Can anyone explain this to me?

Hugs for Oklahoma

Wow, Big Ed is really on fire about infrastructure today.

'Maoist rebels' kill launch deadly ambush on Indian politicians

My uneasy Catholic motherhood

News Corp. ex-counsel denies being alerted to probe of Fox reporter

Lost memoir tells how James Connolly returned to his faith before execution

Rocket fired from south Lebanon towards Israel

What Can Atheist Drama Teach Us About Harassment?

"Park Avenue: money, power and the American Dream - Why Poverty?" (Full documentary)

Eagle Shale's county roads likely won't see repair money

Bigots evade being charged under the Racial and Religious Tolerance Act 2001 (Australia)

A Shift in Focus: Why I've Chosen to Say "Consent-Positive" Rather Than "Sex-Positive"

Bob Dole Lashes Republican Party: They Should Put A Sign On The Door That Says ‘Closed For Repairs’

How an additional $1,000 in income can cost you $6,420 more in premiums in CA

Do you ever Rec a Thread not because you agree or disagree but, because the

Opinion: Should the Hopi people continue to have the right to kill eagles? Yes

The 33 Most Beautiful Abandoned Places in the World

"Blue is the Warmest Colour" wins the Palme d’Or at Cannes

Chinese President: China Will Not Sacrifice Environment For Short-Term Growth

Better Place - Pioneering Israeli Electric Car Company - Going Out Of Business

Public Shaming: Sexists Not Happy That A WOMAN Dared to Interrupt Obama

In Three Years, Federal Flood Map Funding Cut More Than 50%

Un-vaccinated kids don't explain rise in pertussis cases. - CDC official

Dear Repugs: A certain Old Testament prophet would like to have a word with you:

There really is good, inspiring news out there...

I'm getting tired of tarsands ads...

Dear Pope, Atheists Don't Need Redemption

Did Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev steal the gun used to kill police officer Sean Collier

US Medical School Entrance Exam

Labor unions split on mayoral endorsements

Stormy Monday, 5/27/13

Bruce Dern wins best actor at Cannes for role in Alexander Payne's 'Nebraska'

Women becoming priests without Vatican's blessing

Joke: The Biker and the Bridge..

DA to conduct independent review into death of David Silva

Kaitlyn Hunt's mother under attack by bloggers who say 'Free Kate' is all lies

Please tell webmaster that when I click 'mark as read' on the 'my posts' tab,

Safety Dance synced to 77 different movie clips. Awesome. :)

Gerrymandering Visualized

Fox overhead camera cable breaks, falls on the track, and halts the Coca-Cola 600.

Obama: Gov't with Oklahoma 'every step' of the way

Trailblazing Israeli electric car company to close