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Archives: August 24, 2013

Have you been watching some of the treehouse episodes?

Do any other folks here get the feeling Obama is TRYING to drive progressives out of the party?

This Samsung Promo Video Was So Bad, It Was Pulled A Day After Reddit Found It

RCMP restrain Chinese reporter after tussle at Harper event

Raising The Minimum Wage Is A Political Goldmine

Judge Upholds Convictions Of Four Men In Bronx Bomb Plot

Dear Ed Henry: Why Hasn't President Obama 'Spoken Out' on the Christopher Lane Shooting?

Joe Flacco on Ray Lewis: A lot of his speeches “didn’t even make sense”

Sen. Ron Wyden: FISA and surveillance = Listen + airing tonight on OPB

Religion and government

France 24 covers Chelsea Manning Trans issue beautifully.

It's wearing him down. President Obama, he looked especially tense today.

Rep. Amash (R-Mich.) tweets against action in Syria

NSA paying millions in compliance charges for tech companies? It's just $30-60 per individual...

So, today at work one of the guys was horsing around...

GUARDIAN Editorial: "It Is NOT The Role Of Politicians To Determine The Limits Of Public Discussion"

Former NY Knick, Dean Meminger, found dead

Why don't I ever get selected for jury panels anymore?

Do you know of a card game that involves spoons?

Apparently, some in Germany suspect USA of spying on financial markets ...

The difference between an AsahinaKimi post and a MiddleFingerMom post.

Dear Republicans. Simple question: why are you so hellbent on defunding Obamacare BEFORE it begins?

Attention: Congressman

Bush Knew the Patriot Act Would be a Political Trap for All Future Politicians

Watched this again today.. So far the best political post of the year..

It's official: Vin Scully will return in 2014

Sorry for starting another Chelsea thread, but I am looking forward to voting for her

But Then It Was Too Late...

Seriously, I think many of you need to chill out for a while

UN: Syria War Has Caused One Million Child Refugees

Governor signs 751 South intervention bill

Obama Says Law School Should Be Two, Not Three, Years!!!

Are you ready for some football?

Joy unconfined!

The ramen burger that ate New York

Woman turns up alive after her own funeral


canada isnt a foreign country

Initial Western intelligence finds Syrian forces used chemical weapons

Reaction To Presidential Speech in Scranton

Initial Western intelligence finds Syrian forces used chemical weapons

New sewing machine table

Barack Obama, the Hopeful Realist

Day trip to Whistler (12 pics)

Glitch: OP hidden, poll remains visible.

Hamas: Egypt trained 'Tamarod' members in Gaza

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF! F-F-F-F-Friday! & a new Kittehs gif

A break from the insanity: Psychedelic Drugs Linked to Lower Risk of Mental Illness

Hamas, Islamic Jihad hold protest against peace talks

So, I was on local radio tonight talking about the minimum wage

"57 Cognitive Biases That Screw Up How We Think"

Challenge Flag

chicago billionaire cpmes out as transgender

about welfare vs. work

Texas megachurch flip-flops on vaccine/autism woo after almost a dozen members get sick.

Why is a yellow line hard to see against a white background?

Lane murder: America’s gun culture has to change

Nor Cal is on FIRE's crazy...

Friday Talking Points (270) -- The Dog That Didn't Bark, And Herding Stupid Insane Cats

"48 Psychological Facts You Should Know About Yourself"

this is "my israel"

Luckovich Toon- Right Track

A new use for Baloney in an attempt to get a Republican to accept a basic truth or two (Bill Maher)

Colorado recalls: help us fight the war on women

Best-Presidential Partnership-Ever

Tonight: Raiders vs Chicago Bears!

Amazing Little Puffer Fish Creates Ocean Floor ‘Crop Circles’ … Now with Video

My aunt is very sick right now. She is in hospital and on morphine. Thankfully she is at peace

Was there *ever* a more mis-matched casting than NEWMAN-TAYLOR in Cat?1 nt

Mike Malloy will be having a Big Announcement on Tuesday Aug. 27th. He will also have

Enraged Conservatives Resolve to Rename ObamaCare ‘BoehnerCare’

Follow the Leaders: A Corporate City in Ruins by Isaac Cordal

And by "wayward" he means "liberal"

"The turkey and champagne on the table are very cheap . . .

Tonight: Oakland Raiders vs Chicago Bears

Drawing Down: How To Roll Back Police Militarization In America

10 Things Transphobes Say That Make Me *Facepalm*

"Initial Western intelligence finds Syrian forces used chemical weapons"

Anyone else in DC for the march?

My wife and I are off on a cruise tomorrow morning

Warren Urbom, senior district judge, announces plans to retire (Nixon 1970)

Tremor about half an hour ago in Arroyo Grande, San Luis Obispo

It's rdking647's fault

Janet Mock: Chelsea Manning & Transgender Health Care In & Out of Prison

"Poll: John Boehner Given Negative Approval Rating By Most Ohio Voters"

If you understand, as I do, that one is born with their own particular gender identity...

Day 47: Calif. Prisoner on Hunger Strike Speaks Out

Obama plays down US intervening in Syria

Ecuadoreans rally to rescue Amazon wildlife refuge from oil drilling

Need Help Aspie Daughter TOTALLY screwed over working for Dollar General

Raise your hand if you keep reading Dash87's signature as part of his/her's post!

A little mellow post-Traffic Dave Mason

I watched the news tonight..oh boy

Sunny the Dog outed as source of White House leaks

Putin bans protests in Sochi, restricts access

Ever struggle with perfectionism? Florence + the Machine

Of course all men don’t hate women. But all men must know they benefit from sexism

Mark Darr: Trying to Correct Errors Made on Campaign Reports

U.S. Warships Move Toward Syria - Loubna Mrie/Reuters

An interesting take involving Sen Sherrod Brown and his political future...

Do you think the word Obamacare has racial overtones?

Please help, my daughter with Aspergers is being screwed by Dollar General in Jaffrey NH

I learned something interesting about Pfc Manning today!

World-first pilot plant to turn carbon dioxide into rock

Cab Driver Apologizes For Injuring Midtown Tourist, Says Bike Messenger To Blame

Ballmer Exit Brings Microsoft a Chance for Reinvention

So, hubby thinks I am too extreme an atheist

Oregon Man Holds Up Bank For $1, Waits To Be Arrested To Get Health Care

Oh Oh! more gas pipelines in the middle east!

Awwww.... poor Sarah


Protesters ask for intervention as violence increases in Colombia’s countryside

Transgender Woman's Manhattan Death Ruled A Homicide

How to Survive as a Jew in Sweden

Weird Day: The house is on the real estate market and I was hit riding my bike

Delbert Belton Murder Update: Arrest made in beating death of Wash. WWII veteran, report says

ok, so now that the trial is over, the judgement rendered, and the sentence handed down...

International organization of journalists calls for government to protect Colombian journalism

Tesla California sales beat Chrysler, Volvo, Cadillac, other big names.

What would Dr MLK Jr say, or do, about the CA Prisoners Hunger strike ?

Julian Assange's Political Party Implodes

Florence Welch Unplugged (Florence + the Machine)

"Da Da Da" by Trio

"Toronto Mayor Rob Ford takes down Hulk Hogan"

According to the US census bureau

New Hawaii law claims

Bill de Blasio Courts The Youngins with a Throwback Photo [PHOTO]

ACT UP Succeeds in Getting Department of Health to Support Anti-HIV Programs

Colombia senator seeks to prevent privatization of the country’s main energy supplier

Apparently Santa Fe started issuing same sex marriage licenses yesterday?

Full-Auto Gauss Gun

Should I click this link?

I got to sit in the new Rolls Royce Wraith last night

Lawyers Say Gitmo Computer Problems Make Defending 9/11 Accused Impossible

San Jose councilman proposes banning sodas (SALES of sodas on city property)

Wonderful (but busy!) day in clinic today makes up for the graduate-level awful of Wednesday.

If you lived in South Florida, you most likely remember where you were 21 years ago tonight

Huffington Post To End Anonymous Trolls.

Air War in Kosovo Seen as Precedent in Possible Response to Syria Chemical Attack

Abandoned car in airport parking lot gathers $106,000 in tickets over 3 years.

President and Soldier: 3 Meetings, and a Lesson in Resilience

Chelsea Manning

Help an Iraqi single mom get justice! Sign the petition and share

We are Untermenschen to Them: The Tea Party Cheers a Hispanic Child Whose Father is Being Deported

U.S. Soldier Sentenced To Life Without Parole For Afghan Massacre

"Why wasn’t I consulted is the fundamental question of the web,”

"Epic Prank On Cops - Drinking In Public" - Actually quite entertaining.

Cracking the Codes

Mo. station rejects Perry pitch for low-tax Texas

Linda Ronstadt has Parkinson's Disease

A petition for granting PFC Manning access to necessary medical treatment

Chelsea Manning was so incredibly weak that she

Holy shit! Eli Wallach is still alive!

Old Alaska Photos of Friends and Family Updated 8 28 13

What is this shit with teens killing for entertainment?

Did I just stop by DU and find people AGAINST military action on Syria?

What surveillance really is, at its root, is a highly effective form of social control

This 1,600-Year-Old Goblet Shows that the Romans Were Nanotechnology Pioneers

Linda Ronstadt Opens Up on Parkinson's Disease: 'Can't Sing a Note'

RECOMMEND: "Run" - A 4-Episode British Series on HULU

He was born with a vagina. I named Him Allison Michelle. He is still Allison in my cell phone.

Report from the North Idaho Fair Democratic party booth, day 2 and final

General Wesley Clark's warning about the Pentagon's Plan for the Middle East.

I am so pissed off.

I think you'll like this ... Biking at sunset in the rain

the debate is not in mannings pants

On the use of correct pronouns...

Old Family Photos from my wifes side UPDATED 8 28 13

Teacher arrested for trying to lure students on facebook to her home for sex and drugs

Set 'em up Joe

Oldest-Known Globe Showing New World Discovered

Prez: "When you're 9, you don't need a bucket list"

EPA Censored Dimock’s Fracking Water Contamination Study

Another one

Something beautiful for you late-night Lounge lizards - an Alaskan sunset

I may be about to buy this motorcycle

Bubba, the next door neighbor's dog, went to heaven

TCM Schedule for Saturday, August 24, 2013: Summer Under The Stars - Charles Coburn

Cute little teddy bears talk trash at the Drugstore

TCM Schedule for Sunday, August 25, 2013: Essentials, Jr. - Clark Gable

The Students Shall Win!!!

DOJ Wants Bush, Senior Cabinet Members Exempt From Iraq War Trial...

Fast track is needed to pass trade agreements?

I just finished watching one of the most powerful films I've seen in years!

Is there any reason so many high-profile courts martial are ending right now?

How the Tea Party’s Building a ‘Poll Watcher’ Network for November

Very excited to be buying a touring motorcycle over the weekend...

The Genderbread Person

August 24: National Peach Pie Day

1816 – The Treaty of St. Louis is signed in St. Louis, Missouri.

just wanna try something...

Edward Snowden Was No Coward To Flee U.S., Pentagon Papers Lawyer Says

Snowden Suspected Of Covering Electronic Tracks

That right wing vibe...

Enough with the phony 'red line' on chemical weapons in Syria

Rising onion prices sting India

Did I just stop by DU and find people PUSHING for war against Syria?

In 2000 Gore said we should have invaded Rwanda

Alien Contact

As a Democrat (life-long, labor,union), I gotta say if we can't coalesce simply around the fact that

Murder by Craigslist

Syria’s proven oil reserves,

Completely missed the blowup of the transgender issue regarding Manning...

Egypt reopens border crossing with Gaza Strip

Plutocrats' New Pitch: Let Us Rob You Now So You Can Plan Ahead for Poverty

"Empowering, So Brave": Trans Activists Praise Chelsea Manning, Raise Fears over Prison Conditions

The 11 Most Bizarre SWAT Team Raids

California wildfire reaches Yosemite park

Greenpeace Says Its Ship Enters Russian Arctic

Snowden Frustrates NSA by covering his electronic tracks

Getting Hormones and Surgery for Transgender Prisoners

Issues and the midterm.

NSA abuses include Stalking ex-Girlfriends

Lawmakers Probe Willful Abuses of Power by NSA Analysts

Ginsburg Says Court Struck Right Balance on Gay Marriage

Manning Park Camping Trip (10 pics)

Manning Park Camping Trip (10 pics)

GOP’s lame impeachment secret: A story of manipulation

Latest Docs Show Financial Ties Between NSA and Internet Companies

Omega-3 Reduces ADHD Symptoms in Rats

The Concert - a real gem, particularly for music lovers

Afghanistan's Karzai says no rush to sign U.S. security pact

The Clinton Doctrine was not "the US will intervene in any case of atrocities against civilians"

U.S. repositions naval forces, no decision on Syria strike

Obama DOJ Asks Court to Grant Immunity to George W. Bush For Iraq War


GOP's "I Have A Dream" (cartoon)

UK to use 2008 Counter-Terrorism Act to use anything seized for any intelligence purpose

Kitten Refuses to Leave Warm Bath!

How to remediate A-Rod's image

Is climate change humanity’s greatest-ever risk management failure?

Freedom Cannot Exist Alongside a Massive Surveillance Industrial Complex: They Are Incompatible

America's Overthrow of foreign leaders---oh when will we learn.

De'Marquise Elkins taunted police over lack of evidence in toddler's death, investigators say

Nuclear Bombs Could be Used to Fight Wildlife Poachers (But Not in the Way You're Thinking)

"Pride in Our Whistleblower"

Georgia City Loses Battle Over Mandatory Gun Ownership Law, Affirms Right Not To Bear Arms

Bayard Rustin: the gay black pacifist at the heart of the March on Washington

Noodling - just saw this on GMA. Freaky.

When Australians gave back their guns

Cereal killers: Americans' new breakfast habits

Another Coal Export Terminal Abandoned as Market Declines & with Sierra Club pressure

#BetterBatmansThanBenAffleck trending on Twitter...

2 year-old grabs concealed carry permit holder's weapon in a Staples, pulls trigger ...

Cuccinelli Campaign Cites Far-Right-Wing Radical Group as Backing for Its Economic/Tax "Plan"

Cracked Pots Like Cruz, Rand Paul, Walker, etc Could Win - We Have Too Many Cracked Pots Voting

Abracadabra: You’re a Part-Timer

Legalizing weed: the Uruguayan model

Circular Political Logic Kills People and Single-Payer Reform, So Long as We Allow It

This is my desktop background

NSA abuses include Stalking ex-Girlfriends

Three Illusory "Investigations" of the NSA Spying Are Unable to Succeed

How the West Bugs Middle East Revealed, But Who Leaked It?

Your Ancestors Didn’t Sleep Like You

Is demographics destiny in presidential elections?

Tea Party ';Sentate' Republican Candidate Launches Campaign With Misspelled Banner

Afghanistan's Karzai says no rush to sign U.S. security pact

What are you reading the week of August 25, 2013?

i remain anti-war. i remain anti-MIC.

How Keeping Abortions Underground Makes Health Care Worse for Everyone

An open letter to CNN on Chelsea Manning

How many more rounds?

The complete amputation of intelligence. Please come CAPTION Head Wreck!!!

Losing Virginity for Good

How does one catch a 72 pound flathead catfish?

Linda Ronstadt has Parkinson's Disease

Palin appointee charged with fraud, cover-up of dairy's public cash cow

New H7N7 bird flu strain discovered that could pose threat to humans

Our View: Make sure the ships work

Think you can tell a rendering when you see one?

Need some no-fridge, no-microwave food ideas. UPDATE

Hell In A Bucket

Al Gore explains why he’s optimistic about stopping global warming

Surely Landrieu can beat this crazy looking guy

Don't Sleep, There Are Snakes: Life and Language in the Amazonian Jungle by Daniel Everett.

Every leader of civil-rights organizations who spoke at the march was @some pt under surveillance

Beautiful Day for a March!

Obama unlikely to go to NJ to stump for Barbara Bouno

Kosovo: facts and benefits of our involvement there ?

D.C. March is Live on c-span.

The national strike and bankruptcy of the neoliberal model Colombian

Went to the lake yesterday during lunch.

UK government given Tuesday deadline over David Miranda data

Have you cracked the code? Can you help someone else crack it?

Remember. Today is 'Skip Starbucks Day'

*There is a difference between those who obtain leaks and those who obtain official leaks.

Abu Ghraib Torture Victims Sued by Their Torturers

If you're over forty...

Ticket in Hand: Off to see the President in Scranton yesterday

A quickening of the thickening. Please come CAPTION The Donald!!!

Keiser Report: NSA-spread Digital AIDS

Atheists return to corn festival

Keiser Report: US High Cathedral of Fraud


The families of Trayvon Martin and Emmett Till . . .

You give religions more than $82.5 billion a year

Where's your state-issued photo ID?

Men are from Mars

Toon: Revolution

Dodger Pride

Amazing Speech on War by Dr. Dahlia Wasfi (graphic)

Toon: Pre-existing Condition

Afghans Share Their Views on the West’s Influence

posted here yesterday concerning Religion and government

With the 25% cutbacks due to sequestration, is anyone worried

How fortunate we are in Louisiana to have Our Beloved Supreme Leader, Jind Il-Sung


Work-related deaths in Texas highest in a decade

Help Ellie find horse tortured at Reno rodeo

For the Marchers in Washington DC today.. You are in my heart

Love the blue eye shadow, mr. putin

Archaeology: The milk revolution BY Andrew Curry

A Time to Break Silence

Pandemic, schmandemic

Attempt To Recruit Christian Workers Violates State And Federal Law

San Diego to get a gay mayor

New movement on Bainbridge Island creates spirit of giving


Pressure Rises on Hamas as Patrons’ Support Fades

Hedge funds, insider traders begin dumping Monsanto stock as reality of GMOs sinks in across Wall St

FBI stats: Whites overwhelmingly kill whites, blacks overwhelmingly kill blacks

Boeing's Union-Busting Move to SC Backfires; Can't Meet 787 Production Demand

NSA employees spied on their lovers using eavesdropping programme

Today we're celebrating 50th Anniversary of the MLK Jr's March on Washington

How cool would it be if on the series finale of Two and a Half Men Molly Ringwald guest-starred?

Voter Suppression = Taxation Without Representation

13 Annual Lampasas Democratic Labor Day Picnic

Posted this question a couple of times under general discussion

Eric Holder speaking now

Blind Dog Living in a Trash Pile Gets the Most Beautiful Rescue - The End is Amazing

I have always objected to this line

The complexities of dealing with Assad's chemical weapons

Nothing About Us Without Us: Trans-Pacific Partnership

Medecins Sans Frontieres says it has treated about 3,600 patients with "neurotoxic symptoms"

MSF confirms Syria 'chemical deaths'

"Rich Door/Poor Door" An NYC High Rise Is Putting In Separate Entrances For Rich And Poor Renters

Cute, but America will never accept a black-and-white president.

I want to propose that in order to receive any government assistance whatsoever...

N.S.A. Said to Have Paid E-Mail Providers Millions to Cover Costs From Court Ruling

Collectivelycreative: suggestions for bizzaro photo I need to take, please?

"I've got a dream and I can't get rid of it. . ."

Luckovich: On the right track

DEA throws another roadblock at Medical Marijuana dispensaries

today in women's herstory--24 august

This NSA Twitter Parody Account Is Both Hilarious And Upsetting

Hamas in Gaza is running out of friends

Texting while driving and the rage it From Russia, with love.

Myrlie Evers-Williams: "Stand your ground"

a biography of the day--betty dodson (sex educator, author, artist)

Rep. John Lewis: ‘We Have Come Too Far To Stop’ (video)

Himalayan hydro on hold

Egypt after the revolution: curfew nights and blood-stained days

1963 March On Washington Mementos

Venezuelan Milk Workers Demand Worker Control Following Sabotage

Pentagon Moves Naval Forces Closer To Syria

When Yard sales Turn Ugly

Why didn't they let Asean finish?

The feds should propose (just propose) that the states start mail in voting.

Satellites glimpse ultra-powerful “black hole” giant whirlpools in Atlantic

The 500-lb global energy gorilla in the room: air conditioning.

You've Woken Up...Now What?

Cities demand licensing for motorized chair users

Nuclear Experts: Portion of Fukushima’s molten fuel believed to have “moved into earth”


''Is it just me, or is secret blanket surveillance obscenely outrageous?''

Paula Deen accuser is singing new tune after legal agreement

What the models don't show

CARTOONS: Jim Crow 2013 (on this 50th anniversary)

Japan's nuclear crisis : Level 1 "anomaly" to a Level 3 "serious incident"

American Tells of Odyssey as Prisoner of Syrian Rebels

Lagarde Calls for More Global Coordination as QE Exits Loom

Today in Peace and Justice history on August 24, 1970

TCM Schedule for Monday August 26 - Summer Under the Stars: Jeanne Crain

Today in Peace and Justice history on August 24, 1970

Female teacher solicited boys online for sex, cops say

Humor failure in Russia: Crackdown on 'Pastafarians' shows Kremlin-church ties

2009 was the worst economic year since the Great Depression.

Porn Stars Without Makeup (safe for work)

Never Complain About YOUR Job.

Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes On Faith And God

GD not loading for me again.

Obamas Thoughts and Prayers for Chris Lane's Family

The right distorts Martin Luther King Jr.

So . . . the US Military has struck up the band. The War Drums are getting that steady beat.

LIVE NOW: Mike Potters–Local/National Movements

Rev. Al Sharpton brought it.

18 Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know About Firefly

OOPS: Obamacare Opponent Is Very Impressed With The Law He Hates So Much

Ha! I'm in this one. So naturally I did not take it :)

How will Chelsea Manning fare in prison?

Voting rights, Economic Fairness among marchers' aims as they mark 1963 March on Washington

Killings that don't make the headlines deserve our outrage too

I just had to say....

New Pew Study Finds Majority Of Republicans Want A More Conservative Party

REAL Women...

Congress, Public Waking Up To Trans-Pacific Partnership Threat

What's for Dinner, Sat., Aug. 24, 2013

Bert Fish Medical Center: Smokers need not apply

"they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character"

Dancing baby stingray

C. T. Vivian close friend of MLK at March today

Iran Slams ‘US Uranium Scenario’ as Bid to Scuttle P5+1 Talks

my continuing throwdown with william769 and too much sweetness

In Completely Unforeseeable Coincidence, Anti-Vaccine Church Hit By Measles Outbreak

North Carolina agrees to compensate sterilization victims for 45-year eugenics program

Even Amid Uproar Over Alleged Chemical Attack, Syria Regime Seems Confident It Has Upper Hand

a very cool Horsey

Drunken Republican Says It Was Gay Marriage That Made Him Operate Vehicles Under The Influence

Guest Lineups For The Sunday News Shows

Moving Video of Martin Luther King Jr. and his fight for Economic & Civil Rights and against War

Manning Gender Preference Puts US Media in Quandary

Irland has Performed it's first ever Legal Abortion and it saved a Dying Woman's Life

Uruguay: First gay couple registered to marry wed and ‘celebrate love’ of new equal marriage law

Harry Potter star Jason Isaacs: ‘Saying a gay actor can’t play a straight character is absurd’

Very disappointed in myself. Back on Coke.

CNN comments today: racist trolls flock to Dr. King anniversary stories

Chelsea Manning Was No Criminal--- Ben Wizner, ACLU

South Carolina restaurant ejected African-American customers when white person felt ‘threatened’

New Jersey Senate Candidate To Single Mothers: Stop Relying On Food Stamps And Go To Work!

John Lewis At March: ‘I’m Not Going To Stand By And Let The Supreme Court Take The Right to Vote

Lawyer: Sandusky son, Victim 2 settle with Penn St

Shout out to MSNBC who has devoted a day to covering the MLK50th March and to the issues

John Lewis at March on Washington

JOHN LEWIS: 50 yrs later: "I am not going to stand by and let SCOTUS take the right to vote away"

NC's median household income falls 10.9% from 2000-2010.

Question about MLK50 march --

Thank You Mr. President. Thank You Gen. Holder

Not to be messed with-Normal rules of polite conduct don't apply to people who screw with them...


Federal Drug Agency Denies Marijuana is Less Toxic Than Alcohol

Ted Cruz Follower: Canada Is Not Really Foreign Soil (VIDEO)

Interactive: Percent of population without health insurance in N.C. counties

Saturday, August 24th. The Weekend Edition of William Shakespeare's Thought For The Day.

Creating Chilling Effects On Speech Is A Feature, Not A Bug, Of The Surveillance State

Sell me on why banning steroids from baseball makes sense...

Police ID Man Who Allegedly Fired At Officers In Queens

I have a crazy theory about the free college idea...

Watch the media DOWN play the attendent numbers. In Washington

Police Investigate After 3-Year-Old Shot In Head In Brooklyn

Now You Can Permanently Turn That Frown Upside Down

Nuclear, the gift that keeps on taking - San Onofre wants bail out for their screw-up

Bale price set at €159 million.

You know what else NSA's General Alexander was in charge of?

Has anyone tried Paula Deene's recipes? Are they any good?

5 Draft dodging Republican Supreme Court judges kill voting rights for many veterans.

The Sentencing of Chelsea Manning: Alexa O'Brien's Exclusive Interview with Attorney David Coombs

Former NSA analyst urges colleagues to blow the whistle

How to Save the Troubled Graphene Transistor

Democratic Push For Voting Reform In All 50 States Has GOP Frothing At The Mouth

Rep. Keith Ellison:Dads and daughters standing together for civil rights

San Diego, My Home Town

Elizabeth Warren May Control Larry Summers's Fate

It's clear to me that the first African-American POTUS is a catalytic president.

Bomb Squad called to Post Office for Package

Anthony Weiner in minor car crash on FDR; no injuries

Photographer captures his twin brother's Cerebral Palsy in amazing images

American Kidnapped and Tortured by Syrian Rebels

Cheneys Ding Obama On National Security, Defend NSA Programs

FINAL SCORE: 1 scared White customer wins a victorious rout over 25 peaceful Black customers

What to say to a transgender person you don't know.

US Pastor/Author of Ugandan 'Kill the Gays' Bill Charged with Crimes Against Humanity

10 American foods that are banned in other countries

New Jersey Senate Candidate To Single Mothers: Stop Relying On Food Stamps And Go To Work!

Kevin Spacey urges TV channels to give control to viewers

A toast to the Bride and Groom

... and BOUNCE and keep on talking

Mr. Boehner, where are the jobs?

The "Other Half" Of The Dream

Momma needs a break

Awesome Air

Maduro vs. corruption: In earnest or power grab?

Brooklyn bodega named after A-Rod to change name

Union sues BNSF over contract on short line

saved by the seat of his pants

Dear Russian apologists: Russia imprisons progressive bloggers

The fate of Lácteos Los Andes

I'm surprised there is no country sad song "Cyber-era blues", about the robot that built the

This Week In Disco Trivia...

‘Christians are the new blacks’ because of LGBT ‘Jim Crow laws’

So I crawled aboard the B-17 at the Airshow...

Disinformation: ‘Pravda’ May Be Gone, but Now There’s ‘Russia Today’

Labour Shadow Cabinet Reshuffle who should go

Too bad we have not established a Department of Peace

"Blacks, young and upper-middle-aged people, and the unemployed"

What a shame: It appears no one got gored at "The Great Bull Run"

Why Aren't Conservatives Covering the NSA Scandal?

When in doubt...

I shall crush you with the crushingest cute. Frog cute.

Let's talk laptops....

Wyden: NSA contractors involved in torture & interrogations of terror suspects

California legislators urge speedy inquiry into prison sterilizations

Happy Birthday! Bread And Puppet Marks 50 Years Of Paper Mache And Protest

'Paula Deen' Shoots 'Trayvon Martin' In 'Law & Order: SVU' Episode (Cybill Shepherd cast)

A tornado destroyed a cheese factory in France last week. All that was left was...

NM Court Says ‘Religious Liberty’ Doesn't Justify Photographer’s Refusal To Shoot Same-Sex Ceremony

What have the Romans ever done for us

Boeing’s Wage-Slashing Move to SC Backfires as Company Can’t Meet 787 Production Demand

Marvel's Agents of SHIELD Promo "The New World"

Cory Booker Is Even Worse Than His Critics Say

Pelosi Urges Congress to Act On MLK’s Agenda By Making the Minimum Wage a Living Wage

Sober in L.A.for awhile..

OMG I had the best Rib-Eye steak

Seen at the GOP booth at the county fair:

Dearest Conservatives, There's Nothing "Delusional" About Being Trans

Republicans are worried about Election Fraud?

LED lighting damages eyes, says Spanish investigator

for McCrory, Perry, and the GOP, black or brown people voting = voter fraud

How do Spiders Learn to Spin Webs?

Sarah Palin lecturing about the importance of hard work is like ___________?

Champagne & Reefer

My wife leaves for a week in NYC, and in three days she's already going out with another man

Tesla is already making the competition sweat

3 dead, 2 wounded in Fla. truck company shootings

Income Inequality vs. Education

BBQ- and it's not even Labor Day Yet

Wyden, Blumenauer say private contractors play too powerful a role in spy agencies

In case you were curious, Peet's Coffee & Tea has gun sense.

Pap and Seder: More NSA Revelations Emerging

Asean Johnson MY GOODNESS!!!

Yosemite takes steps to protect sequoias from fire

Google and the NSA: Who’s holding the 'shit-bag' now?

Obama Receives 'Detailed Review of a Range of Potential Options' Regarding Syria

TEPCO to drain two tanks at Fukushima nuclear plant

We're all nuts here

got my Tuits

'Barefoot Gen' comic stirs history controversy

Toon: Travel Advisories from the SOS

Obama’s Guns of August - From Slate

The three fundamental questions that we should ask our leaders...

Masked hero helps carry bags, babies up and down Tokyo subway stairs

Minority Students At University of Texas Attacked By An Epidemic Of ‘Bleach Bombs’

Disturbing censorship on Huffington Post

Tepco radioactive flow raises alarm over seafood safety

Starbucks supports gay marriage, yay, but allows guns, boo.

About 2 hours ago, one of the neighbor's kids knocked on my door

Californian eyes making English studies easier

Al-Qaida branch blames Hezbollah for Lebanese bombings

"Slug" lines in D.C. - interesting story of a created mass transit system

Sword masters forge a bond with 'Evangelion' anime

Has Burning Man jumped the shark?

James Burke's "Connections Approach to History"..Anyone Remember That?

U.S. government sues to block vouchers in some Louisiana school systems

Telescope captures dramatic moment of starbirth

William Allison, 92, came to today’s march with the same sign he marched with in 1963 (WaPo)

from my Facebook tonight

We have all the nuclear power we could ever possibly need or use:

Blazing Saddles - KKK

AKB48 latest single sells over a million copies on the first day

Billionaire Philanthropist Comes Out as Transgender

Where Sand Is Gold, the Reserves Are Running Dry

Why did Clinton have it relatively easy with the Balkans and Kosovo

I don't see many bumper stickers, but I saw a great one today.

Greg Palast: The Confidential Memo at the Heart of the Global Financial Crisis

Anyone else here enjoy SPICY foods once in a while?

Violence and responsibility in Myanmar

Museum of Bad Art: "Mana Lisa", "Lucy in the field with flowers"

Rockaway Residents Rally For Return Of Abandoned Subway Line

Greenpeace Ship Defies Russia, Enters Arctic Route To Protest Against Oil Drilling

A Coptic monument to survival destroyed..............

Merkel raps China, Russia for neutering UN stance on Syria inspectors

Here's a fun site for those wanting cool images, books and films

Constitutional Tweaks May Empower Mubarak-Era Politicians In Egypt

My new favourite thing! Oikos key lime greek style yogurt.What is your new thing?

Nra's mailing list got you upset? wait till you hear about Brady's mailing list being for sale!

Post your 70s favourite songs. Chicago "If You Leave Me Now" (Dial Up warning)

Where's the common sense in the latest red meat, right wing welfare "facts"?

Shelah: 'Jewish And Democratic State' An Oxymoron

Al-Qaida Vows To Strike At Hezbollah For Lebanon Bombings

How to Stop her Crying

I just freaking wonder if all those “non partisans” who collected signatures to recall Bob Filner

Investigations Launched Into Reported UT-Austin Bleach Bomb Attack

The drinking has now begun.

I forgot my Phone

I'm I the only Person Surprised at Pres. Obama's Gallup Numbers?