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Archives: September 9, 2013

Run outside. The Crescent Moon is right next to Venus just above the horizon at setting Sun.

Has DC done something stupid today?

Riot Police called on strikers Walmart

A message today to anti-war activists from the Syrian town of Kafranbel

Anyone here (besides me) on Food Stamps?

60 min on the east coast is now featuring our greatest problem "cyber-era" job replacement.

Netanyahu Rallies Support For US Strike In Talks With Congressmen

madeinmaryland reads the Onion, right?

Ukrainian port eyed as analysts seek Syria’s arms source

LOST CHILDHOOD: Haunting Photos Of 10-Year-Old Boy Working In A Syrian Weapons Factory

Syria: Target-Rich Environment

Bombing targets in Syria

No link but I hear the Spitzer/Stinger race is tight.

Dear President Obama: Americans Are No Longer Interested In Policing The World

So I hear that we are divided here on DU about war with Syria

Our Founding Fathers were liberal. If not, our National Anthem would be "God Save the Queen"

Syrians all know how the USA feels about al Qaeda

Cuomo Defends De Blasio After Bloomberg Calls Mayoral Campaign "Racist"

American threats widen fault lines among Syria's rebels

Global warming? No, actually we're cooling, claim scientists

ARGO is on HBO

NAACP head (Ben Jealous) to resign, will create “EMILY’s List for people of color”

Bloomberg Thinks He Knows Class Warfare and Racism

Bush Meets Syria's Assad -- U.S. Says Assad Agrees Iraq Should Receive No Reward'' 1990

Italian journalist freed after five month captivity in Syria

Juan Cole: When Syria Was a US Ally

"Better Off TED"...Funny...sort of like "The Office" but Updated.

Elizabeth Warren (correctly) Slams USSC for being "wholly owned subsidiary of big business"

Do you think that TPTB give a happy rat's ass what the average American thinks about

There are people on death row today because "common sense" said they were guilty.

And I thought I could Jungle Boogie

If Texas couldn't get any crazier....

A PBS story today says that the unemployment numbers are wrong because a lot of people

I support Obamacare~

If you are thinking this is about chemicals and not about proxies, read this.

Striking Russia Through Syria -- Linh Dinh

Thousands protest Romania gold mine plans

The US has little credibility left: Syria won't change that

NFL fan stages Team Tampon Tailgate protest at Cleveland Browns game

Tony Abbott likened to George W Bush as world considers Australia's new PM

NFL fan stages Team Tampon Tailgate protest at Cleveland Browns game

Maduro accuses US of sabotage plot

Equality House Plans 'Drag Walk' Near WBC Location (RuPaul Asked to Lead March at Phelps Cult)

Venezuela's newspapers running out of paper to print

What could go wrong?

Toyota ad that cracked me up...

Mali announces first post-war government

Iran Denies Reported Plan to Retaliate if U.S. Strikes Syria...

Robert Parry calls Nicholas Kristof out about Syria

Time Warner To Remove U.S. Retirees From Company Health Plan

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Monday, 9 September 2013

NATO airstrike kills several civilians, Afghan officials say

Ode to Contessa. She was my ancient cat.

War Hawks, The Reunion Tour

Doctors Without Borders "warned that its medical information could not be used as evidence"

Stossel At Freedomfest... BARF!!!

Hillary Clinton to talk about Syria at White House

Meditation video for your cat

Ted Cruz Creates Sixty-Second Television Ad Filled With Blatant Lies About Obamacare (Video)

There's no unlimited right to bear arms

Moral Monday September 9- Southern Pines

The 'evidence' the "intelligence community" has is almost all public information.

"Ron Paul to Speak at Holocaust Denier's 'Gala Dinner Fundraiser'"

The World did not foist the Policeman's job on us

If Peter Falk were from The Jersey Shore, what would you get? Columbro - DUer Comedy

Heard something today about the de Blasio campaign that I found very disturbinng...

"Syria Behind the Lines" Frontline video aired in April 2013-Link

Middle-Out Mobility - Regions with Larger Middle Classes Have More Economic Mobility

Talk Radio Network suspending operations?

Grading The Jets: Week One – Tampa Bay

Anyone running in 2016 has a fine line to walk

After Bold Step on Syria, French Leader Finds Himself Dismissed as Lackey

Dallas Cowboys Halftime Show Features Execution Of Texas Prisoner

Post one good and one bad childhood memory.

Pancho the Pelican: the Hottest Bird in Havana

I wonder if Capitol Hill ever has this conversation:

From Occupy NH

Are You Ready For Marriage? Quiz 1950

jeffrey smith (;seeds of deception;) to speak at uccs (colo.spgs) on 15 sept, event is free

El Diablo en el Fuego

Dallas 1;and 0

Mana March on Kauai (against biotech companies, GMOS and experimental pesticides)


I SO wish I could let loose!...

So, has anyone asked their member of Congress to skip tomorrow's briefing?

Key Constituency Is Skeptical of Obama's Syria Plans

What percentage of 'liberal Democrats' agree with making war on Syria? Eom

Document Confirms World Zionist Organization Allocates Land To Settlers In Jordan Valley

My participation injuries on DU has confirmed one thing to me.

Utah Phillips - The Preacher And The Slave (Pie in the Sky)

President Obama: Don't let this crime go under the rug,

How do I buy a star for someone?

A Child Walks to School. This is Beauty. This is Grace. This is Courage.

I may now die content.

Young Man In A Clunker Flying 3x5 Foot Confederate Flag

There will never be another war again as long

Which country artist will release a song

How cute....

Texas pharmacy tied to outbreak holds inspection

TCM Schedule for Thursday, September 12, 2013 -- Star of the Month - Kim Novak

Oh, Sherrie, our love...

Nerve gas vs Shrapnel and Fire. Beheading vs Lethal injection.

Fire on Mt. Diablo in the East Bay Area. **Update with current photos**

Voting rights groups raise red flag

“Shake-and-bake” meth making has a dangerous side

40 years after Pinochet coup, thousands march for rights in Chile

Occupy Lounge

Paying the right price - Paulo Coelho

Philipino Superman Superfan Has 19 Surgeries In 16 Years To Look Like Man Of Steel

40 years after Pinochet coup, thousands march for rights in Chile

Putting the US in clusterfuck

~~ Winners of the Summer Photo Contest ~~

Russia's rival mayoral candidates give Vladimir Putin bloody nose

~~ Winners of the Summer Photo Contest! ~~

Breaking Colombia's silence over its war rape victims

Sectarian riots in Uttar Pradesh..........

Good news, suckers... er, citizens. A lady on the Fed board!

If Puke's Like McConnell Are Not Conservative Enough, What Is The Real Teabagger Agenda?

Toughest Man That Ever Lived? Texans - Remember Cabeza de Vaca

Hands Off Syria??

Something is beeping in my house/found it see #12

Austin From Above: The Bird's Eye Views of Augustus Koch

Super Heroes Rescue Cat From Burning Home

Three Novels of the Texas Secession: Featuring President Perry, Russo-Texan Fighter Jets, and Col. J

I wonder, just suppose, I mean what if...

Potential 2016 hopefuls quietly court Romney money

Dexter Suggs dress code for teachers includes: Teachers must wear underwear.

Fan who fell to death at stadium during Packers-49ers game appeared drunk, police say

Where members of the California Congressional Delegation stand on Syria intervention:

Brown Panda!

Mubarak's last PM backs army's Sisi for Egyptian president

So Hawaii DUers, Schatz or Hanabusa?

Syria vote tests pro-Israel groups' influence.

Van Gogh Museum: new Van Gogh identified

Al Qaeda affiliate claims attacks against Shi'ites in Baghdad

Kerry: Syrian Handover of Chemical Arms Could Prevent Attack

'What Happened to the Anti-War Movement?'

Booze from Putin, a Basketball from Xi, and an iPad from the Saudis

Syria chemical weapons attack not ordered by Assad, says German press

Kern Country Animal Control in Bakersfield, California is shutting down

Kern Country Animal Control in Bakersfield, California is shutting down

Appearances can be deceiving:

Kern Country Animal Control in Bakersfield, California is shutting down

Obama Administration Denies AP Requests For Syria Evidence

Say, "Cheese"

Rock Lobster

How US Grand Strategy in Syria led to the idea of Missile Strikes

Black Panther Cartoon Eps 1-6

Congress Could now Alter our Militarized approach to the Middle East– But likely Won’t (Bacevich)

NSA Spying: Indian Gov’t Bans Employee Google Use as Euro Parliament Weighs Law Fining Cooperative F

Russell Means Interview

Obama Could Set the Middle East Ablaze

My favorite Girl Scout cookies are the Thin Mints

Kerry to Assad: Turn over chemical weapons to prevent strikes

Elections Board Rings In the Old, as Lever Machines Replace Scanners

It's actually a criminal mastermind...

Obama Needs To Convince the World; What Is the Weinberger Doctrine?

Andrew Bacevich: The Hill to the Rescue on Syria?

Sleeping Beauty Re-visioned

the president set the trap

“You thought you could steal from ME?”

Andes: Man Eats Rats To Survive Four Months

Today's Non Sequitur

Syria Attack: America's Eternal War Continues

Van Gogh Museum discovers new painting by Vincent van Gogh:

Multinationals Are Scheming to Build a 'Corporate Death Star' That Will Zap Democracy

'Unacceptable Levels’ of Chemical Toxins in Our Lives Exposed in New Film

8-year-old Yemeni girl dies from internal injuries on wedding night

Obama quietly expedited dozens of pipeline projects

Tea Party Wages War on Public Libraries

The Flip Side Of Obama’s Keystone XL Delay

Take Part in History, Stop a War (Alternet)

5 Acts of Terror By the People We Chose to Protect Us

The Steaks Are High? No...

So, Obama's Priority is War. Not jobs, not the deficit, not

She loves you, ja, ja, ja!

Assad On Using Chemical Weapons As Response To U.S. Intervention: ‘It Could Happen’

The van can attack its prey suddenly and without warning.

Syrian Forces May Have Used Gas Without Assad's Permission

2012’s Extreme Weather Influenced by Manmade Climate Change

The Culture of Power

Andrew Bacevich interviewed by Phil Donahue:"What are we doing in Syria?"

Breaking Bad!

Hillary Clinton to speak on Syria

Yellowstone Shooting Death: 3-Year-Old Girl Allegedly Shot Herself With Handgun

Intercepts caught Assad rejecting requests to use chemical weapons, German paper says

iSpy: How the NSA Accesses Smartphone Data

UK scientists to probe Pine Island Glacier

Of course people opposed to military strikes are horrified by the use of chemical weapons

Would you support the impeachment of Barack Obama if he intervenes militarily in Syria?

Greer expects notoriety will be used against Crist

Pentagon adjusts plans for more intense attacks on Syria

When I flew over Mt. Fuji, it was the biggest thing that I've ever seen in my life.

If Obama loses war vote, is this good or bad for the Democrats in 2016?

Intercepts caught Assad rejecting requests to use chemical weapons, German paper says

Diversity, Divisions, and Democrats: Day One of the AFL-CIO's 2013 Convention

Gov. Rick Snyder to Chinese journalists: Detroit's bankruptcy is a positive

We're not that old school...

Ed Pawlowski announces run for governor

Bachmann, Gohmert and King’s surreal Egyptian presser blames Muslim Brotherhood for 9/11

How the NSA Accesses Smartphone Data

That Assad is a bad person!

Jester and Priest: On Leszek Kolakowski

Former Minn. Repub Party Chairman, Known for "Live within your means mantra"....declares bankruptcy

We’ve ignored the lessons of Lehman Brothers

UN rights chief condemns use of chemical weapons

Listening to the news media this morning. Turns out, we aren't really totally opposed to war with

Liberal Luminaries in Senate Are Swing Votes on Bombing Syria

"Change" was the buzzword of Obama's first campaign, but what they didn't tell us....

Obama orders 1 percent military raise

Elizabeth Warren Slams Supreme Court As ‘Subsidiary Of Big Business’

The Cowboy of the NSA

Obama's Born-Again Missile Envy Over Syria: Wrong on All Counts

Would you support a military strike against the Syrian government if it had UN approval?

Orange is the New Black...

Please call your congresscritter and let them know what you think about a Syria war.

NYC Elections Board Rings In the Old, as Lever Machines Replace Scanners

Ted Rall Toon: Taking a Stand

The return of the lever pull: To prepare for runoff, BOE goes Lo-Fi

Non Sequitur Toon: Bad news for absolutists

I didn't join al-Qaeda...............

An Alternative to Accountability Based Education Reform

Congress Denied Syrian Facts, Too

Gun Nuts have jumped the shark: Iowa is granting carry permits to the legally blind

BP Texas Refinery Neighbors Seek Billions at Toxin Trial

From philosophy to math: Gödel's proof of God's existence

From philosophy to math: Gödel's proof of God's existence

New fall tradition: Football games dedicated to players killed in shooting accidents

Ice Melting Faster in Greenland and Antarctica in UN Leak

So, you want to punish Syria for illegal and immoral acts that violate International Law?

Syria: America's next Quagmire?

Syria Concerns (cartoon)

Climate change will upset vital ocean chemical cycles

The Coolest Poll Ride Operation EVER.

Of course it is Monday -

Dissolving the Planet for Oil - Mankind: Death by Corporation, Part IV

Anyone else afraid of lying??

In South Florida, a Polluted Bubble Ready to Burst

Remember When People Had Pensions?


The Revenge of the Neocons and Bibi Netanyahu - Obama got played!

Here's my 2013 fair Championship cake, 'Cinderella'. And my cookies.

The Child Exchange: Americans use the Internet to abandon children adopted from overseas

Far-right lawmakers freelance in Egypt

Elizabeth Warren Slams Supreme Court As ‘Subsidiary Of Big Business’

Congresswoman Barbara Lee on Congressional Vote on Syria

We stopped knowing and caring about each other when....

When Is A War Not A War? - by Tom Tomorrow

Kerry says Assad should hand over all chemical weapons within one week to avert attack

Let's Use the Current Syria Dilemma to Make a Major Change.

Kerry speaking rhetorically over Syria turning in weapons: State Department

Waiting for you...

Climate Change Speaks The Apocalypse

Juan Williams shuts down Benghazi hype at Fox News: ‘It’s gone, baby. It’s all in your head’

Moose that really need to lay off the sauce

Dear President Obama; The anti-war roar resonating from

Time Warner to move U.S. retirees to healthcare exchanges

Catholic Sex Abuse is Result of Celibacy, Says Irish Priest Tony Flannery

Koch (Brothers) agrees to buy Molex for $7.2 billion in cash

House Progressives to Introduce Diplomacy-Only Measure for Syria This Week

Museum Identifies New Van Gogh Painting in Amsterdam

The US has little credibility left: Syria won't change that

So GOP NOW cares about constituent views? What about background checks? 90% for!

The GOP's "Handguns in Yellowstone" Amendment Claims a 3-Year Old Victim

Gassy Politics: There’s no advantage to the US for supporting either side in the Syrian civil war.

Any action against Syria should wait on UN report

Dyess Air Force Base bomb wing commander shares anti-zombie response plan

1993 NSA memo on First Lady Hillary

List of nation-wide actions opposing a strike against Syria

Remember Karl Rove's meltdown on election night?

What Does Fox News Say?

Are you for or against a strike on Syria?

CNN- Russia Asks Syrian Leader To Put Chemical Weapons Under International Control

Bashar al-Assad: US will pay price for Syria strike

War Weary - a Play in One Act

Group host needed

Charges Filed Against Driver Who Confessed To Fatal OVI Crash

Science confirms: Politics wrecks your ability to do math

Russia calls on Syria to give up control of its chemical weapons

My neighbor and friend is in the hospital and will stay through 9/11

NRA-backed recall of Colorado Democrat shaping up to be a bust.

The Teabag congressasshole contingent goes to Egypt...

I finally realized why Obama and Congress never punished Bush/Cheney war crimes...

A Bit of History

I don't buy into the premise of their arguement

What's that smell??? . . . Please come CAPTION Karl Rove!!!

Is anyone afraid of dying?

Russia urges Syria to give up chemical weapons

Is anyone afraid of frying?

Welcome to the Obama/Kerry credibility ABYSS!

Central African Republic says scores killed in new clashes

Shell to negotiate with Nigerians over oil spill

Charges Filed Against Driver Who Confessed To Fatal OVI Crash

Record-Setting Heat Waves Are Four Times More Likely Now Than In Pre-Industrial Times

Hasn't Egypt suffered enough? We had to do THIS to them?

John Kerry Is Getting Relentlessly Mocked For Saying Syria Strikes Will Be 'Unbelievably Small'

On Syria, John Kerry is confusing international law with American pride

Is anyone afraid of trying?

Activist resources or media kit?

I don't think the economy is doing any better.

Michael Tomasky: Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz, and Their Craven and Brazen Hypocrisy on Syria

DEM CONGRESSMAN: Obama Is Going To Struggle To Even Get 100 Syria Votes in The House

Solitary Confinement Is Especially Brutal For Teenage Inmates

Today in Peace and Justice history on September 9, 1971

The truth about arctic sea ice

Just wanted to send a thank you to MIRT and didn't know where else

Poll: How is John Kerry doing on his mission to gain support for military strikes?

Does anyone happen to know if Hillary Clinton is still on the board of directors for Walmart? nt


Jimmy Carter...we need your abilities, wisdom

House GOP Signals Surrender In Debt Limit Fight

Russia to push Syria to surrender chemical weapons

Tea Party Catholic: Connecting Religious Liberty and Economic Freedom

Palestinian in Kafkaesque battle over family's hotel

Alan Grayson: Obama Is Going To Struggle To Even Get 100 Syria Votes in The House

Batman, Captain America save cat from house fire in Milton, West Virginia

GOP’s massive new lie: The truth about Obama’s second term

See no Evil, Hear no Evil, Speak no Evil (updated)

Boozy feral pig steals beer, gets drunk and starts fight with a cow

Krugman: Conservatism is now “a sort of cult”

Moscow Wants UN Inspectors Back in Syria – Minister sale: Pick 5 games (mostly indie), 80% off

There is no world order. The last one died in Iraq

Belgian mainstream media outlet: "The war crimes the US wants us to forget"

NO WAR Action in Pasadena tonight

9/11 and Friday the 13th in the same week?

If It Turns Out We Avoid Intervention in Syria, What Will All The Screamers of Warmonger! Here Do?

State Department: Kerry Statement On Syria Turning Over Chemical Weapons Simply Rhetorical

need menu help -- teriyaki salmon

What ACORN Did

Looming Syria Vote Seen as Risk to Obama Agendas

SmartRecovery program


Moyers: Trying to make sense of Syria? Here's our essential reader

Unemployment Falling for Wrong Reason Creates Fed Predicament

Secret Swiss Accounts Said No Longer Safe for Tax Dodging

Syria welcomes Russia’s offer to put its chemical weapons under intl control

Assad: Expect EVERYTHING!!

This crap is everywhere

CNN POLL: Support: 27%, Oppose: 71% Syria strike

Vladimir Putin Puts John Kerry In Check On Syria

We spoke to innocent men who were stopped and frisked

Summers Would Spark Confirmation Fight of the Century

Long-term inmates — and prison culture — move into county jails (LA Times)

California poised to implement first electronic license plates

Obama is brilliant!

Ron Paul - Still a Racist lying Fuck after all these years

What good is religion?

UN Chief Urges Syria to Transfer Chemical Weapons

Science Vs. Religion: A Heated Debate Fueled By Disrespect

Kroger plans to stop doubling coupon amounts...

Starfleet Officer Single-handedly Saves Some Whales...

Found At Sea: 30 Tons Of Hashish, On Fire

The 1956 REPUBLICAN Platform

No longer the world's Top Cop, US policies toward Syria are now the result of our being bullied

FreakOutNation: President Obama’s Brilliant Strategy No One Seems To Recognize

BP finds gas in Egypt

Verizon-F.C.C. Court Fight Takes On Regulating Net

DC Protest (Pennsylvania Ave now) livestream

Update On My SSI Appeal, Public Aid, & My Grant

WH says 14 additional countries have signed statement supporting international response to #Syria

LeBrawn's favourite NFL team?

AS the MidEast descends into chaos, it's worth noting that Persian Gulf oil is 25% of our imports of

Assange loses dismally in Aussie elections. Pledges to fight on to get more attention

What is Pres. Obama's political escape route at this point?

Syria 'welcomes' proposal to put chem weapons under international control

Lavrov, Kerry 'Agree On Need' For Syria Peace Conference (August background)

If it's not defined benefit, it's not really a pension. It's a savings account.

Fan Club

Who would like to serve a pizza to Skinner?

Chris Christie just committed political suicide.

Kerry will do a google hangout with the NYT Kristoff on Tuesday

Explain this one Mad?

Susan Rice to speak shortly - will she announce strikes are off?

Minnesota can sell mining rights with no environmental review

A call out to conscience.

Pic Of The Moment: Elizabeth Warren Gives Fiery AFL-CIO Speech

Kerry's suggestion for Syria to hand over control of their chemical weapons was brilliant

This is 2013, and women students need to be taught how to raise hands?

Inside the Nazi Mind at the Nuremberg Trials

SiriusXM "invoice fee" ......

Thom Hartmann: Dr. Ron Daniels - When Capitalism Failed African Americians


Has the Great War been averted?

Susan Rice is killing it. She would have been a great SoS.

Robin Quivers (of Stern Show) -- I've Been Fighting Cancer

Calcutta pictures (dial-up warning)

NFL now says Packers, not 49ers, benefitted from officials’ mistake...

That's a whole lot of stupid to fit into just one picture

After Syria Accepts, US says Offer to Call Off War 'Rhetorical'

Sippy Insipid Cupp and Ging-grinch are back

Mysterious Vodka Vending Machine Appears In Middle Of Ukranian City

So if Syria hands over their stockpile, Obama wins.

Sirota: What Happened to the Anti-War Movement?

Fan Club

War With Syria Could Signal Biblical Armageddon, Say Some Christians

OK, so let me see if I have this right... (w/ edit)

harnessing weather radar legacy data for climate modeling

Sure fire way to reduce calories and sodium in office lunch.

NFL player Arian Foster will teach daughter about ‘Flying Spaghetti Monster’ religion

Blue Corn Bread

Original Star Trek had lyrics?

A Journalist-Agitator Facing Prison Over a Link ( Barrett Brown)

Looks like a win for environmentalists in Central Florida.

Watching The 49er/Packer Game The Other Day I Thought It Was Funny That.....

So, I've just voted (Norwegian Parliamentary election today)

Gold treasure trove unearthed at base of Temple Mount

Pew poll out. Opposition to air strikes grows: 63% to 28% against.

Opposition to Syrian Airstrikes Surges

Patrick Stewart is married again!

I put an offer for a house in Berkeley Heights ..

‘The Price of Justice: A True Story of Greed and Corruption’ by Laurence Leamer

‘The Price of Justice: A True Story of Greed and Corruption’ by Laurence Leamer

The wealthy 'make mistakes', the poor go to jail

anyone watching the Eagles Redskins game tonight?

Women Are Doing the Man Things But Men Won't Do the Lady Things

Slash and Burn: The War Against California Pensions

The Rude Pundit: John Kerry Declares His Penis Is "Unbelievably Small"

I don't care if President Obama or Putin take the geopolitical credit

Newly discovered species:

Global Food Price Index falls

On hidden posts.

Nuclear Energy Survives Only on the Basis of Faulty Risk Assessment

What's for Dinner ~ Monday Sept 9th

I don't know...but maybe this from September 4, was correct???? It aint over yet...but...

Blinken briefing: U.S. to take a hard look at the Russia/Syria proposal to secure chemical weapons.

Blinkin & Carney

Sept. 9 Could Mark the Beginning of the End for Net Neutrality

U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson joins Mass. Congressional candidate Carl Sciortino to lay out case againt

NY Air National Guard member killed in Afghanistan

just talked to Senator Hagan office in DC

Bob Mould & Dave Grohl perform Hüsker Dü's classic "Ice Cold Ice"

talked to Senator Hagan office in DC

Senate will vote on military intervention on Wednesday, 9/11

McCain for Mari-jane

Cuccinelli: Private, faith schools can get public funds for security

The Senate will vote on Wednesday on the authorization for the use of force against Syria

Bob Mould & R.E.M.'s Peter Buck: "Cinnamon Girl"

Super Chromat Testing

Lawd! Teh animalz is out of control: Drunk feral pig in altercation with a cow

State Dept did not disavow Kerry's peace offer to Assad

Back to school, putting a face to another’s faith

If you believe that Syria is going to put

How to Use Reverse Psychology

Shell to negotiate with Nigerians over oil spill

Bill de Blasio holds lead on eve of New York City primary

It's the 21st century, damn it! Why do I still need a car???

Kerry, Russian foreign minister discuss Syria chemical weapons

Watch live: Hillary Clinton makes public comments on Syria (ended, some comments:)

I wouldn't get too excited about the proposal that Syria give up it's chemical weapons

BREAKING: George Zimmerman has been taken into custody after an altercation involving a gun.

Illegal gold mining exposing Peru's indigenous tribes to mercury poisoning

SeaWorld to cut hours for part-time workers, avoiding health-insurance law

Closed door Congressional hearing about health care at the VA

It's embarrassing when a white guy celebrates scoring a touchdown

George Zimmerman taken into custody after incident with gun, police say

Newspaper Runs Pro-Gun Group's Anti-Semitic Ad

Patient's Bill Soars As Health Law Program Falters

Michele Bachmann Suggests Muslim Brotherhood To Blame For 9/11, Thanks Egyptian Military For Coup

AT&T partners with DEA to spy on Americans - the "Hemisphere Project"...

"Live" Minute-by-minute Updates on Syria Situation Here via The Guardian

Jordanian Activists Protest Against Potential US Strike On Syria


"Re-Homed" Adopted Girl: I Had to Dig My Own Grave

John Kerry May Have Accidentally Found A Diplomatic Solution In Syria

"the first acknowledgment by the Syrian government that it even possesses chemical weapons"

George Zimmerman taken into custody after incident with gun, police say

President Obama’s Last Best Hope to Round Up Syria Action Support in Senate/House

Clinton: Syria Surrendering Chemical Weapons "Important" Step

New York City public school students head back to class

How Many Guns Should George Zimmerman Be Allowed To Own?

How The Colorado Recall Could Backfire On The NRA

I little diversion from Syria regarding bigotry and the preceived Hollywood media bias.

Apparently, it looks as though I was wrong.

Thom Hartmann: Conversations w/Great Minds - Dr. Ron Daniels - How to have a multi-racial democracy?

How I feel about Wars, Global Warming, Fracking, Nuclear Power etc.

Report: NSA Can Access Everything On Your iPhone, Android, and BlackBerry

George Zimmerman in custody, police investigate 'possible domestic battery'---UPDATED

US Senate sets Wednesday [9/11] for first Syria vote

US, Russia clash at IAEA over Syria nuclear probe

The Three Stooges Visit Egypt

Another football season starts, another dirty play from Suh

Hillary Clinton: Russian Proposal On Syrian Weapons ‘An Important Step’

Source: NFL downgrades 49ers/Packers ref Bill Leavy

So now the new goal is Regime Change?

Obama sends someone out to clarify the Situation

need menu help -- teriyaki salmon

If Syria was to only use white phosphorous against rebel targets would the USA

Republican C.P.R.

SOS Kerry actual comments

Sometimes one has to "cooperate" with a robber. Other times...

Sanders wary of 'regime change' language on Syria

Warrantless searches of private airplanes?

Congress Debating Use of Force in Syria

MSNBC- Zimmerman Update

What would happen to you if you tried to divide by O? Nt

So Putin calls Kerry's bluff, the White House backtracks, and this is interpreted . . .

The 6 other countries that haven't signed the convention on chemical weapons:

Syrian acceptance of Russian deal --

Bill de Blasio Denies Rally’s Claim About Circumcision Stance

Colombia ex-colonel sentenced to 19 years for plotting with paras to kill civilians

Sunnier Days - Diego Garcia

Obama hits new low on foreign policy in CNN polling

Colombia congressman receives death threats after exposing land theft scandal

The Truth About War/s (Graphic)

Irony: I remember being called seditious, etc.

Colombia food exports shrink as farmers demand more protectionism

Judge: Abercrombie wrongly fired Muslim for hijab

So cute I'm going into a diabetic coma

any majolica buyers/sellers here?

The ability to think quickly in a crisis is highly underrated.

Wisconsin’s Biggest Use Tax is Hidden in Governor Walker’s Budget.

Chile opposition leader Bachelet calls for Pinochet probe

POLLS: Fully 71% of Republicans now oppose launching Syria airstrikes,up from 55 % from last week.

Mexico president gambles with left-leaning reform

Randi Rhodes just played the Zimmerman 911 call (from his wife)

Sarah Silverman Helps The 'Black NRA' Give Guns To African-Americans On Funny Or Die

I think it's time to post this, once again.

Cornel West and the Fight to Save the Black Prophetic Tradition

Not-so-minor quibble with dog food commercials:

Damn, what in Zimmerman's experience could possibly have led him to believe that ...

They both have declined to press charges against George Zimmerman. We have no victim, no crime.”

I hope at least one of these games will be on my teevee:

GOP - The party of hawks turns dovish on Syria -- Politico

UK Guardian: Islamist and Al-Qaeda-linked fighters among the Syrian opposition remain deeply

Obama hits new low on foreign policy in CNN polling

Responding to HowtheWorldWorks

Is There Anything The President Can Say That Will Change Your Position On The Syria Strike?......

Congress Debating Use of Force in Syria - Live Now

Mark Sanford Got an Exemption to Take His Fiancée on a Junket to Israel

A Quest to Save AM Before It’s Lost in the Static

"A weapon of mass discussion"

President Obama’s over-the-top lobbying push

Syria Backs Russian Proposal For Regime To Hand Over Chemical Weapons

Syria must commit immediately to destruction of chemical arms: France

John McCain: John Kerry ‘unbelievably unhelpful’

Merkel urges 'action' on Russian Syria proposal

Rebels accuse Assad, Russia of deceit over chemical plan

Newly discovered Van Gogh painting kept in Norwegian attic for years

BOG POST. For those old enough to remember, did you just get a flashback to JFK in 1962?

US says Syria strike would deter Iran

Posting this here - per treestar's request.

Score! Neighbor knocked on my door. "Need some oranges?"

Apparently we're all in love with Putin now

Has anyone ever driven from San Diego to Cabo San Lucas?

Wait, now we want to bomb Syria to "send a message" to Iran about nukes?

Harbaugh to Packers’ Matthews: "Come with some knuckles, not an open slap"...

Remember Back When We Were Brainwashed That "Compound Interest" Would Make Us All Millionaires....

Russia knows they cannot defend Syria from American missiles?

So, attacking Syria is unpopular, lets make a bunch of demands, then when they fall through...

George Zimmerman's wifes 911 call!

Several days ago, the Assad governement sent letter to Congress blaming the rebels.

Dallas Zoo to raise cheetah cubs with a Labrador puppy - Photos

ACK!! Far-right lawmakers freelance in Egypt

"Diplomacy backed by the threat of force." Gen. Wesley Clark

Who won the George Zimmerman betting pool?

Vince Cable gave 'contradictory evidence' about export of chemicals to Syria, MPs say

Hmmm... what DO I think?

Sudy Art Not War, Sunset at Montmajour'

Free joints in Denver .......

About This Potential "Deal" Regarding Syria And Chemical Weapons...

Sold out!

So many emotions and thoughts enveloping me...

"What if?"

RIP my sweet cat

How credible is it to say "It is not a war"?

Great Elizabeth Warren speech at AFL-CIO convention

Syria Poll Finds Airstrike Opposition Rising Dramatically (UPDATE)

Labor update MN

A Lesson on Racism for Mayor Bloomberg

Premium prices under Obamacare - WaPo

The Debate Scenario...

Broader, Better Literary Conversations

How Many Are Bad Guys in Syria's Rebels? Maybe 80%, Depending on How You Count

What The Media Left Out: Pro-Fracking Report Was Funded By Gas Industry - MediaMatters

There is a new GOD in town.

Oh, don't worry, Michelle Bachmann...

Wentworth Miller: I Tried to Kill Myself as a Teen

Other than politics, why would a DEM oppose shrub's f'ing war and support Obama's?

The hell with it.

Justice Scalia apparently doesn't like people suing for separation of church and state.

My first job interview in years--this week.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid delays Senate test vote authorizing military force in Syria

Obama Sees Potential Breakthrough In Syria Chemical Weapons Idea, But Remains Skeptical

RT sources: Syrian rebels plan chem attack on Israel from Assad-controlled territories

WH: Statement on Additional Countries in Support of September 6 Joint Statement on Syria

People in grocery stores can be INCREDIBLY lazy! (Updated)

Despite A Russian Plan Obama/Kerry Seem Hell Bent On Attacking Syria..

Kelly: Fight Against Terror Must Remain Top Priority For Next Mayor

Lake Co. judge rules state’s right to work law unconstitutional

Another 1456 Ottoman Siege Of Belgrade

nadal v djokovic

Zimmermans wife wont press charges

J’accuse! Cowboys claim Giants faked injuries on Sunday night

Mystery Bug (maybe someone can identify it)

State of Florida is *supposed* to press charges! (Florida v. Wheeler, 1999)

Cryptology professor is forced to take down blog post about NSA decryption efforts.… because freedom

My Cynical Side Is Kicking In - How Many Of Her Tell All Book On George Zimmerman Will Shellie....


NSA Affair: Germans Conduct Helicopter Flyover of US Consulate

The Wonk Gap - Paul Krugman, NYT

So it looks like Obama's objective will likely be achieved

Charlie Rose: Assad "remarkably calm" in interview

re: porn

The definition of "Centre-Right" sure is shifting fast!

"Leave the body. Take the canolis."

In honor of last night's vacation to St. Louis

How does god/gop chose whose prayers to refuse?

The pro-war faction needs to stop their "Won't someone think of the children!" propaganda.

"I don't know what he's capable of. I'm really, really scared."

RW spinning a story from Florida, here are some facts:

Was Rodman wearing an AFDB?

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Tuesday, 10 September 2013

Reid Delays Senate Vote

One way to "cut" abuse and lower the deficit

Man punched in the face in Union Square hate attack dies at Bellevue Hospital

Some B&W

Venezuela govt claims sabotage in deadly blast

Sorry, but while DU'ers were getting off on Krispy Kreme in Jerrah's stadium last night..

Stop Obamacare

Blaine Gabbert ruled out of Week 2 for Jaguars, so we have to ask the Tim Tebow question

The Affordable Care Act Part VI: Regulating Insurance and Consumer Protection

Dennis Rodman Will Train North Korea’s Olympic Basketball Team

The Affordable Care Act Part VI: Regulating Insurance and Consumer Protection

Looks like Zimmerman's going to get off

I guess diplomatic options on Syria weren't 'exhausted' after all

No, Obama does not got this. No, he is not Brilliant. No, this was never his plan.

Republicans weigh defunding 'Obamacare' in U.S. spending measure

Anyone else afraid of frying??

Obama Puts Syria Strike On Pause As Possible Diplomatic Solution Emerges

Perry touts effects of tort reform on doctors

Domestic Violence

Obama administration concerned about Republican Obamacare inquiry

Obama is Outsmarting Everyone and Winning on Syria Without Firing a Shot

So any comments from Rush and the ReTHUG politicians and hacks re

Thank you for the expiring star reminder email! Excellent feature.

Swiss lawmakers renew efforts to split UBS, Credit Suisse

U.S. National Security Advisor Susan Rice: Strike Against Syria Aims To Send Message To Iran

The Path from 9/11 to Syria

Shellie said GZ feels invincible after his acquittal.

On a clear September afternoon~

Info for voting tomorrow. Polls are open 15 hours from 6AM-9PM.

Stop Believing The Allies Could Have Bombed Auschwitz To Save Lives

Does Detroit deserve the DIA's art?

HBO Newsroom references

Wicker, Nunnelee to vote against action in Syria

Carlos Danger needs to stop sending me emails...

Obama Face-Saving Solution on Syria Emerging

U.S. Should Press Israel, Egypt To Sign Chemical Weapons Ban

/CORRECTED REPEAT/Obama’s Case for Syria Didn’t Reflect Intel Consensus

The Political Legacy of American Slavery

Obama Undecided On Syria Strike If Congress Says No

“Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.”

Just heard on HLN that Shellie Zimmerman's lawyer will be making a statement

Why Not Non-Traditional Family Rights Beyond Just A Two Person Construct?

Et tu Hillary and Susan Rice?