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Archives: October 24, 2014

Big Mistake...

In tight race, Alaska Senate candidates play to the Bush

Wind Energy Could Generate Nearly 20 Percent of World's Electricity by 2030

Alabama man gets $1,000 in police settlement, his lawyers get $459,000

Uh Oh. New Poll Shows Us Up By Only 5 Points.

Paul Allen to Give $100 Million to Tackle Ebola Crisis

Gamergate Is a Dangerous Last Gasp at Cultural Dominance by Angry White Men

Nikon Small World 2014

Report: Steve Nash to miss entire 2014-2015 season with nerve damage

How come the fear fear fear people are happy with weakening citizens' rights

Gov. Brownback’s folly: How Dan Doyle’s business and 191,000 others don’t pay Kansas income taxes

Jeanie Buss thinks you're a loser if you don't want to play with Kobe

"There's never been a big market for Ebola vaccines." Because who cares about people in Africa.

Celtics Assistant Coach Walter McCarty Faces Larceny Charge

Firm hired to sell Hawks

Failed Kansas Gov. Brownback won’t rule out 2016 presidential run

Joan Quigley, astrologer who advised Reagans, dies

Employees at the Red River Army Depot vote in favor of union representation

Patient in New York City Tests Positive for Ebola

Study Shows Direct Connections Between Mountaintop Removal Dust Exposure and Lung Cancer

A Quick Note To The Moderators/Administration of DU

Meet the health-care reporter who works at McDonald's on weekends to make ends meet

1,000 Nurses to Walk off the Job at U. of I. Hospital Tuesday (Update: Strike Averted)

1,000 Nurses to Walk off the Job at U. of I. Hospital Tuesday (Update: Strike Averted)

Patient in NYC Tests Positive for Ebola

1,000 Nurses to Walk off the Job at U. of I. Hospital Tuesday (Update: Strike Averted)

So another heroic Doctor Without Borders doctor has managed to get infected with Ebola

Funny Lorikeet having a ball in a bucket

So which team is El Supremo rooting for tonight???

Cross post from GD : Funny Lorikeet has a ball in a bucket

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! The Clown Behind the Monster is a Monster &

Legal questions loom in Blackwater convictions

Oh lord. Insult of insults today :rofl:

Gov. Walker: Voters need to counteract anger in liberal Madison

We didn’t lose our innocence. We never had it: Salutin

L.A. City Council backs union contract for Fresno farmworkers

Father Damien went to serve at Kalaupapa, Molokai, where Hansens disea victims lived. He was a hero

L.A. City Council backs union contract for Fresno farmworkers

L.A. City Council backs union contract for Fresno farmworkers

Totally hysterical 911 call

Canada Offers Lesson On How Media Can Cover "Breaking News"| Crooks & Liars

Just great. Family squabble among Michael Brown's relatives gets violent.

"Inside the Ebola Wars" from The New Yorker, Oct. 27, 2014

Salon.com: GOP’s maniacal new vote scheme: What wingnuts are hatching to keep the “riff-raff” away

An unsuspecting man with Ebola roaming NYC

Dog's Best Friend #RescueFilm

Gov Walker: Note to Self-No more debates with strong women

Four Chain Stores Will Close On Thanksgiving Day To Let Workers Spend Time With Family

A bunch of fund raising emails are using "From Elizabeth Warren" lately...

New account of Michael Brown shooting says he kept charging

Mike Malloy - Throwback Thursday: Drive Your Battery - 05/24/2006

Hey folks, I got the weirdest call today

Housing is waking up to a new hangover

This Ebola thing just became a bit scarier but I have faith in the NYC medical system.

Frank Serpico: The police are still out of control

Ebola on the loose in NYC

I saw Michelle and Mr. Sam today.

The Gutter bowling alley is closed for now...

The anatomy of a catnap.

Fr. James Martin: The Paradox of the Christian CEO - Income inequality and Catholic social teaching

Fellow Boomers: Just found some old "Welcome Back Kotter" episodes!

Cpl. Nathan Cirillo’s Dogs Wait In Vain For Their Master To Return Home (tissue alert!)

You've got a friend~

Airport workers mobliize for higher wage

The Most Epic Safety Video Ever Made #airnzhobbit

Workers from India were paid $1.21/hour to install Silicon Valley tech company's computers

Chemical Company Opposes WV Fracking Plan; Claims Salt Well Blowout Caused By Earlier Drilling

After chasing sunsets/ One of life's simple joys...

Doctor bowled early in week prior to symptoms; isolated himself as soon as he felt sick

TCM Schedule for Sunday October 23 - Ingrid Bergman: The Sinner & the Saint

Have you recently touched another person's shit/vomit/mucus/semen?

Real Climate: Ocean Heat Content Is Extremely Unresponsive To Policy

TCM Schedule for Monday October 27 - Beulah Bondi

What Happened in Ottawa Yesterday?

Petition: HRW condemns Russia's human rights horror since Sochi Olympics

So I got my boots on, got the right 'mount of leather ...(Strobe light warning!)

Ol' Mitch Gets Caught Saying His Paid-for Fans are the Sound Crew

There is no need to isolate for 21 days. Monitoring is sufficient

Schools Eliminating Halloween?

Smooth Sailing

GOP candidate with fetish-related felony record warns against ‘homosexual agenda’

Winnipeg woman arrested after bodies of six children found in storage

Ebola: So here's the problem

Latest Iowa absentee ballot numbers (as of October 22)

Venezuela seizes warehouses packed with medical goods, food

Trump Flips Out on Ebola Case In NYC, Blames Obama, Thinks He Should Resign Immediately

Venezuela Slams UN Human Rights Head for Supporting 'Anti-democratic Elements'

Bay Area tech company caught paying imported workers $1.21 per hour

Record low costs drive opportunities in U.S. wind energy: Industry sees 4x growth by 2030...

Robin Williams on Donald Trump

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Friday, 24 October 2014

Walker's bald spot becomes topic in hotly contested race

Soul Train

GOTV 2014 in Nevada (NV) Day 6 EV. Two-county totals 10/23/14 Reps lead 2,851 votes

WTF ...178

EU strikes compromise to set new climate target

Thom Hartmann: Time to Rethink the War on Terror…

Thom Hartmann: Can Our Current Health Infrastructure Contain Ebola?

A Glenn Greenwald Survey

What if?

Where the eagles cry on a mountain high...

Cheerleader coach accused of having improper relations with student

Museum of the Cherokee Indian receives North Carolina Arts Council Grant

Idaho: Veteran wins approval to be buried with her wife

OH! BTW....

Has anybody read The Mysterious Stranger and Letters From the Earth?

Obama: Georgia Key to Democrats Retaining Senate

Anyone read Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse?

Was it something I did?

Already they are blaming the victim in the New York Ebola case.... Dr Spencer

This clip is a genderbent version of the clip from Disney's "Frozen"

Fun in the feathered kingdom!

Utah Supreme Court Lifts Hold On Same-Sex Adoptions

My wife went to the interview and wasn't impressed. The place is too far for part time and

San Francisco tour guide goes on crazy rant on her last day at work.

Singer Alvin Stardust has died

Let it Glow!

Walmart sells ALL kinds of religious books

free concert and GOTV rally Sunday, Hotel Congress (Tucson)

The Disgust Election but “The truth is that dollars can’t vote, but people can.”

Killing of Homeless Preacher to Cost Denver $4.6 Million

as the moon eats the sun

Remember when toys were built to last?

Nestle workers meet in Colombia, urge protection for unions

NY Times (1992) - Magic Johnson's Return to League Isn't Welcomed by Some Due To HIV

Ted Cruz Staffer: "Before Obamacare, there had never been a confirmed case of Ebola in the U.S."

Even the "best" IPAs taste like crap.

If you want to freak out about Ebola: Mali confirms its first case of Ebola (Forget NYC)

Colombia senate secretary loses it after reporter reveals sexual harassment allegations

With Wage Stagnation & Deflation (Yes Deflation) Saving For 401K Gone

"If By Liberal..."

Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power Shifts Toward Renewable Energy

Amnesty International: Human Rights Abuses in Ferguson

Globe and Mail: Ottawa attack: MPs fashioned spears while Harper whisked into closet

"Citing security threat, Obama expands U.S. role fighting Ebola Citing security threat"

I want us to retain control of the Senate...but what

Reminder from 2 Months Ago - "House GOP cuts funding request to fight Ebola"

Teabaggers Truly ARE Grade A USDA Choice #1 MORONS!!!

Graphic Photo

Senate Democrats Not Running Or Already Retired Sit On $52 Million

PA OKs Measure Allowing NRA to Sue Towns Over Gun Laws

Records: Essure birth control maker, Conceptus, cited for malfunctioning, not reporting complaints

Post some cool local or regional bands that never hit it big.

I figured out how to make the Ebola nutters happy

Live streams tonight for Missouri protests...

Cecile Richards: Mom never led in the polls. People just showed up and voted.

Why of why..............

Ukraine’s Slow Descent Into Madness; Kiev Is Beginning To Crumble From The Inside

North Carolina Republicans try some voter suppression on college Kids

Attention Anti-Truthers and AE911 Haters- Here's your chance to ask Richard Gage Anything

Has Putin Already Won in Ukraine? Sure Looks That Way

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch is fabricating quotes and mis-quoting those it interviews

Cecile Richards: Mom never led in the polls. People just showed up and voted.

Labour accused of trying to 'stitch-up' London mayoral race

At the gate to the slain Canadian soldier's house, his dogs wait:

Swedish military calls off hunt for suspected submarine

Madeleine Albright won Twitter last night vs Conan:

Ottawa shooter tried to rob Vancouver McDonald’s with stick (crack addict)

Mexico journalist found shot dead

Inspector slams Secret Service for diverting agents to staffer afraid of neighbor

Is Google Street View good or bad?

McCain, other lawmakers blast new VA director for reform delays

Marine murder case reveals US-Philippine sore spot

"Fordham University" should I be worried

Family supper of deadly pufferfish leaves 11 paralysed and fighting for life

Hatchet-wielding man shot dead by NYPD cops in Queens; police eye possible terrorism

The Ebola Crisis: Coordination of a Multi-Agency Response

Internet chiefs told to curb Islamists online

I'm watching ...

Remote Area Medical has clinics this weekend...

British Hate Preacher, Anjem Choudary, Influenced Ottawa Attacker

Yale Researchers Project 90,000 Ebola Deaths In Monrovia Alone

October 24

New Poll: Martha Coakley Poised to Snatch Defeat from Jaws of Victory

I'm so glad in my state of NJ it has a democratic State Senate and Legislation under this Governor

Wisconsin: Ron Johnson holds event, only ten people show up

Wisconsin: 10 Days Of Early Voting, 10 Reasons To Vote Against Scott Walker (#7)

This is the type of propaganda the Right is feeding people on Fracking

Russia has refused to increase international monitoring of the border with Ukraine

Scott Walker’s Corruption Problem

The Somerton Man

7 Facts That Show the American Dream Is Dead

Found a lump on kitty Jules' hip

Charred tanks in Ukraine point to Russian involvement

Meet the Kansans Who Bravely Fought for Gay Rights for Years Against a Formidable Conservative Movem

How in the hell could Ernst be ahead in the polls? She's a TeaParty nutjob.

Pew: Democrats 47 Republicans 46 in generic ballot for Congress

The Killing Of A Transgender Filipino Exposes Colonial-Era Rifts Between US And Philippines

LOL! Lying Joe just congratulated Todd on his strong numbers last week for

‘You are so loved’ — Ottawa lawyer describes trying to save Cpl. Nathan Cirillo (Gutting...)

Uncovered: The Haunting ‘Human Zoo’ of Paris

A New Kinder, Gentler Atheism

Religious dagger OK at Auburn elementary school

Pope Francis plays long game to reform Catholic Church

"Keep Going"

Right Wing Christians Build Ties To Vladimir Putin's Inner Circle

Dr. Braverman's "bold" plan for returnees (from West Africa)

Venezuela seizes warehouses packed with medical goods, food

Workers paid $1.21 an hour to install Fremont tech company's computers

Hey White People

21 maps and charts that explain Ebola

NY Ebola Infected Doctor Flew To U.S. By Way of Europe

The Smooth Path to Pearl Harbor - NYRB

Wisconsin: Rep. Bill Kramer (R-Town of Waukesha) faces jail time after pleading to sexual assault

We'll always have Paris -

Nigeria's Boko Haram 'abducts more women and girls'

Dear DU: My wife and I DO NOT have Children yet every halloween we HAVE to hand out candy to

Twitter-funded learning center for homeless set to open next summer on Market Street

US Labor Department secures nearly $2M in back wages, benefits for nearly 150 workers

Lincecum feels 'better,’ and MRI exam shows no structural damage

Scientists convert human skin cells directly into brain cells

It's about Womens Rights! "A Bevy Of Famous Ladies Sing Along To This 50-Year-Old Classic."

Friday TOON Roundup 1 - Northern Terror

Scott Ostler: Staying loose in tensest of times

Friday TOON Roundup 2 - Election Season

Friday TOON Roundup 3 - The Rest

Bwaaaaaaaaaaah Christie heckled

Her Past Unchained: ‘The Secret History of Wonder Woman’

Hatchet-Wielding Man Who Attacked Cops 'Just an Angry Guy'

NY Governor: Doctor Had 100.3 Temp, Not 103

The Official Michael Brown Autopsy Report Doesn't Say What the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Says It Does

National Archives - Virtual Genealogy Fair - 10/28, 29 and 30

My new baby dog, Pebbles!

Anti-Gay Ranter vs. Anderson Cooper (part I and II)

" Of all the gin joints..." (Black box election fraud just happened to me.)

This map will really make you think where do we go from here?

Second poll in two days shows Nunn leading in Georgia

Yes, voting is important, but I still see it as not nearly enough

How To Stop Ebola

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II joins social media age with 1st tweet

Found interesting interpretation: Is Satan a biblical metaphor for science?

Found interesting interpretation: Is Satan a biblical metaphor for science?

1 dead after NC grandfather fires back at trio in attempted rape of teen granddaughter, sheriff says

Hatchet assault on New York police comes during fears of Islamist attacks

Tomorrow, around the country, is the annual "Buddy Walk" to benefit kids with Downs Syndrome!

Florida’s attorney general moves to stop lesbian couple from divorcing

Pope's fine words on homosexuality are useless while the Catholic church still calls it a sin

Sigh, I've joined the millions of Americans in Cube Farms

Which is higher on the graph, CO2 in the atmosphere or richie rich's income relative to the rest of

I VOTED against pRick Scott today and feel WONDERFUL!!

"Nebraska Teens Can Take Their Guns to School Picture Day Now"

My wife's past employer is basically threating my wife's job with a future employer.

Photo of the Day

NYPD officer kicks colleague in head during arrest - now on desk duty

The wisdom of Donald Trump

Right Wing Fawning Over Ray-Gun

Raleigh News & Observer endorses Clay Aiken for Congress

REMOTE AREA MEDICAL: Stop the suffering in Appalachia

Mika Brzezinski Tears Into U.S. Minimum Wage: 'It Is A Joke!'

Republican leader against #truthy project

Probable 2016 Republican National Convention Intro. of POTUS Nominee

I wondered about why I hadn't heard from him of late. Give it a go!

Journalists don't like Obama's chill temperament, but it's served him well

Citizenfour's Escape to Freedom in Russia, by Ray McGovern

FUNG BROS FOOD: Taiwanese Breakfast (Huge Tree Pastry)

Men’s Rights Group Masquerades As Fake Domestic Violence Campaign To Confuse Donors

Ebola ‘nightmare’ for nurses as union demands protection for its members

If the Republicans capture the Senate

Charities/Volunteer Organizations serving the Appalachians

Pic Of The Moment: The Stupid Just Keeps Getting Stupider

Darrell Issa's latest issue: Ebola

After 1st Ebola case in NYC, 3 others quarantined

Ernst not meeting with state newspapers’ editorial boards (KCRG News)

Why Socialism: Words from Important Historical Figures

Armed police called in - to be confronted by Klingons at superhero-themed party

Texas Health Workers Use Tabasco to Help Train for Ebola

Dr. Craig Spencer Is A Hero

Dallas nurse Amber Vinson free of Ebola virus

THANK YOU Nurse Nina Pham.....

TLC Pulls Plug On 'Honey Boo Boo'

Comet smells like rotten eggs, horse urine, alcohol, bitter almonds, vinegar

Rich kids keep invading my neighborhood

A Dallas Company Finds Profit in Video-Only Jail Visitations

Virus Free: Ebola-Infected Nurse Nina Pham to Go Home

But the cops are good people. Or something

World's Longest Snake Has Virgin Birth

Papantonio: The Pathetic Story of Michael 'Weenie' Savage

What happens if the GOP takes control of the Senate?

Why is it wrong??

Do you want to quarantine all staff

" Security tight in Canada as police probe Parliament gunman's ties"

Help, I'm addicted to cookbooks

NBA 2K15 APK Android

Don't Panic: Why Ebola Won't Become an Epidemic in New York (No mystery case in 40 year history)

Nathan Cirillo's Dogs Wait For Master To Return (PHOTOS)

Crazy Cool Jack-o'-lanterns

Nina Pham Ebola-free (Spencer is only case in US today)

I went to Nashville on a Business trip this week..

Ballot dispute in Georgia heads to courts — and could be a factor in state’s close Senate race

Last city abortion clinic could be shut down

Another Review of "Citizenfour." Are you planning on seeing it?

Florida AG Pam Bondi files opposition to same-sex couple’s divorce

Women Appear To Be Losing Reproductive Right Fight. Where Are They?

"In politics, nothing happens by accident.." FDR

Congratulations and thank you, Nurse Nina Pham!

Terrorism 'Not Likely' Cause Of Fire At Local Laundromat

Saw Erasure in concert a few nights ago. It was magical!!!

This invasive plant is swallowing the U.S. Choking ecosystems, releasing carbon from the soil...

Ebola and Climate Change: How Are They Connected?

The Ghost of Stephen Foster

US Ebola infection/incubation timeline 10.24.14

Steve King: I 'Don't Expect' To Meet Gays In Heaven

I wish Doctors without borders or WHO would give a total number of health care workers who have

The Ten Commandments monument on the Oklahoma State Courthouse lawn is no more

With This Ebola Hysteria I Was Reminded Of Ryan White

"Pot's New Age" Never thought I'd see this, especially in Orange County, CA where I grew up.

I apologize for my behavior yesterday evening in Purveyor's heartfelt thread.

Welcome back to your lives, Nina Pham and Amber Vinson...

Yay for the virus-free nurses -- and yay for anyone else who might be helped

I think we'll be able to tell fairly early on election night how bad it's going to be

Upon which we ruminate on Ebola, bowling balls, and messing with The Jesus

Tom Toles nails the GOP on Obamacare....

GOP Operative Who Left the Cult ... and WHY we have to VOTE

Ben Sargent toon: The Texas Ticket

Fox host tells supermodel to shut up about gun control: You have a ‘lovely bottom… stick to that’

Jesse Lee Peterson slams civil rights sit-in participants...

There have been 9 ebola patients treated in the U.S. 7 have recovered

Alan Keyes claims Obama using ebola to "supress liberty"...

Ottawa shootings: No Islamic State link found

I am so sick of Republican conservative so called values

Sarah's humiliation

28 Halloween Costumes For Cats That Will Put A Smile On Your Face

WE ARE ALL GOING TO DIE!!!

Vote Early, if You Can.

A car smashed the 10 commandments monument at the Oklahoma State Capitol

With The Ebola Hystria I Was Reminded of AIDS, I Saw a Cover OF TLC's Waterfalls

Joni Ernst Reserves The Right To Use Her Gun To Defend Herself Against The Government

Gohmert: Greek Gay Massages Prove Military Shouldn't Allow Gays

DSCC's Guy Cecil breaks down the democrats chances in the Senate. Good stuff

The left needs to get real about domestic jihadists

Just want to put it out there...

Fox News Host to Atheists: Accept 'Culture' of Jesus in Schools in US South

A huge note of appreciation for Mayor De Blasio, the FDNY and the City's public health authorities

Nurse Who Had Ebola to Meet With Obama in Oval Office

Sweetie Pie's first trip to Red Bud Isle Dog Park

World On Alert: Has The American Ebola Outbreak Spread To Africa?

Big surge seen in Democrats' absentee ballots

alt-weekly in Tucson Hiring a Staff Writer

alt-weekly in Tucson Hiring a Staff Writer

Several Costumed Superhero Impersonators Brawl On Hollywood Blvd. Walk Of Fame

alt-weekly in Tucson Hiring a Staff Writer

Big surge seen in Democrats' absentee ballots

Venezuela: Twitter Users Detained After Socialist Party Deputy is Slain

Maduro accuses the US of flooding the market with oil and harming Venezuela (Spanish)

Cranks and the Internet

A message from Kaiser Permanente about Ebola

Luckovich toon: The Battlin’ Palins

South African BDS Activists Target Woolworths Kosher Food Section With Severed Pigs Head

TYT: Stamp Your Passport For Raygun, The Right Wing Wonderland

Papantonio: Florida Falling Apart Because of Rick Scott

E-Votes Flip D to R in Texas, R to D in Illinois: More Trouble With Touch-Screens (2014 Edition)

User names and logon questions

Toon: We don't recall faulty air bags...

Why New York’s Ebola Case Will Hurt Infected Patients Everywhere

Instruments that magnify Ebola:

Obama Promised a "World Without Nuclear Weapons," But May Now Spend $3 Trillion on Weapons Upgrades

Toon: He's Canadian...

Gohmert: Gays 'Getting Massages All Day' Make The Military 'Vulnerable To Terrorism'

Pat Robertson: gay couples who want to get married are terrorists

Issa can't even pronounce Ebola correctly.

Here's proof Corbett has a gay friend, in addition to his Black friend

The Spectacular Implosion Of The GOP's Senate Hopes In Oregon

There was never a confirmed case of ebola in the US until

Alan Keyes: impeach Pres. Obama for Ebola and "promoting homosexuality"

Breaking: School shooting in Seattle

New ACLU Report On Racially Biased Policing In Boston - Nusrat Choudhurry Discusses

Central Ala. VA director James Talton removed

2 students injured in shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School

The Rude Pundit - The Rude Pundit's Chicken Soup for the Ebola'd Soul

Panelists on Bill Maher tonight: Mary Matalin, Cornel West.

"This is the party of the motherfuckers" (a little light relief for a Friday afternoon).

103 degrees vs 100.3

Queen Elizabeth joins Twitter

2-year-old who brought Ebola to Mali may have infected many others

We get to vote on Alabama State's Rights, looks like.

2014 aside, anyone else get this feeling that the GOP is slowly self-destructing?

How free are you?

The Legend of Rick Scott: or Please Don't Let the Door Hit You in the Ass

Egypt: Sinai 'car bomb' kills at least 26 soldiers

Who's ready for some thoughtful words on "Family" from.....Bristol Palin?

Tea Party loses court battle over targeting to IRS

Papantonio: SCOTUS Laughs At Your Voting Rights

Just when I thought Alan Keyes couldn't get any crazier...

Rafel Cruz, Ted's old man, wants "righteous" politicians...

Federal government closes Gulf of Maine herring fishery

Perdue Signs a Woman's Body

As more Maine parents reject vaccines, public health experts consider a new pitch

Sen. Bernie Sanders: The U.S. has more people in jail than any other country on earth. Yet,

Do Mass. Dems have short memories?

Wearing the hijab: 'It's a choice'

The Doritos Locos Taco at Taco Bell was actually invented in 1995

Dear Tidy Cats:

Secularism grows as more U.S. Christians turn ‘churchless’

Now for something really important. Will Murphy become a zombie tonight on Z-Nation?

Archbishop of York Calls For End To Confidentiality In Child Abuse Confessions

Progress Missouri is looking for a communications director some of you may want to check it out.

Omg...!

Were you alive before anyone had seen the earth from space?

Senate Democrats will exceed expectations

US Seeking To Confirm If Islamic State Militants Used Chlorine Gas

Please name five Black American males you respect

* * * OCTOBER PHOTO CONTEST -- ANNOUNCEMENT OF WINNERS * * *

Now this is livin'...

Mother Jones: Yes, Mass Shootings Are Occurring More Often

When Google Met Wikileaks. Long excerpt from Assange's book in Newsweek.

Welcome to the War on Drugs

US crude oil imports from Venezuela vs. Per capita consumption of high fructose corn syrup (US)

Canadian PM hid in store cupboard while gun battle was fought nearby

America has had 87 school shootings since Sandy Hook, a silent thread for all the victims

October Winners thread is up in GD:

TWITTER: New security features at WH fence: new "do not enter" signs, officer standing...

From Twitter: Parents of suspected shooter bought him a gun for his birthday

If there are alien beings in the universe, were they also created by God?

I thought about you today Pinto

He went to Ferguson to protect the protesters. He got arrested instead

Republicans Are Parasites Like Bed Bugs. They Serve No Useful Purpose/Impossible To Get Rid Of

The Case for Trailer Parks

Ana Alliegro: ‘David Rivera has shown that he uses women’ (Florida Cuban Rep. Rivera)

You Can No More Negotiate With A Republican Than You Can ISIS.

Roach Scurries Around Chicago City Council Chamber As Pest Control Boss Testifies

Wobbly Orange Kitteh Rescues Hoomin

Story to go with the remarkable version of "Guantanamera": 75 Cuban musicians join to play ‘Guantana

CHP: 3 officers shot in Sacramento, Placer counties

In a Republican takeover, which Mitch McConnell would lead the Senate?

Dumb Criminals: New York Man Accidentally Texts Probation Officer If He Has Weed Or Not

Leading Swiss Grocery Chain Apologizes For Hitler And Mussolini Coffee Creamers

I suspect that the odds of contracting Ebola in the US are significantly lower than being

My Opponent is Smearing Me, So I Need Your Help

BP's Politico puff piece wasn't just shady journalism ethics -- it was mostly a lie

WATCH: Bystanders at Dallas Airport stop antigay attack by piling on drunk bully

Gastritis (damaged stomach lining)

Woman who had contact with Ebola victims quarantined after Newark landing - UPDATE below

Human remains found in Virginia have been identified as Hannah Graham

The Passion of John Singer Sargent: El Jaleo’s Dancer

The Black-Brown Alliance That’s Turning Kansas Blue

Sarah Palin speaks out against "unprofessional, hypocritical, and unethical news coverage"

WA high school shooter was the freshman Homecoming King.

Three Sheriffs deputies just shot in California

PACs and phantom candidates

I've heard there's some kind of "scandal" with Greg Abbot who's running for Governor

A test for the next banking crisis: Eurozone TBTFs to eliminate competitors!

Indian governing party youth wing trashes coffee shop to gain support

Fall foliage today, in my old DC neighborhood.

Sorry but it has to be said. Time we shut down the free ride for Welfare Queens

Florida AG Pam Bondi has until midnight to oppose lifting stay in Florida’s federal same-sex

Kirk Cameron on "great big bobble-head Obama costume(s) with great big ears and an Obama face"

Anyone here work with the Red Cross? question about Ebola & our blood supply.

Sign of the times

Jimmy Buffett - Live

One Map Sums Up The Damage Caused By The Anti-Vaccination Movement

No way, Red Sox. He's staying here.

I gotcha it's the song about chihuahua! Ohh, chihuahua!

Obama Hugs Nurse Who Survived Ebola

It really is about population. And how long can we continue denying it before it's just too late?

West Wing Week 10/24/14 or, "A Chip and PIN"

Beautiful in any color: "5 Disney Princesses Reimagined As Caucasian"

The obstacles and dangers of reporting on Syria

Might surprise some supporters, but Abbott supports abortion for the first 5 months of pregnancy

Massacre in Mexico

PBSNewshour: 12 sitting governors at risk of losing in November

Weekend Economists Making Choices October 24-26, 2014

“It was like a Nazi interrogation...."

New York, New Jersey Set Up Mandatory Quarantine Requirement Amid Ebola Threat

North Carolina Fights To Take Voting Site Away From Pesky College Kids

Decades-old scientific paper may hold clues to dark matter

This "Vote" video should get you

Appeals court: Texas Democrats cannot sue for legal fees

Today in 1915: Suffragists Across the East Coast Are Ready to Fight for the Vote

Dr. Housing Bubble 10/24/14

The Tangled Roots of Feminism, Environmentalism, and Appalachian Literature

An old autumn landscape pic I took a few years back

Thousands of Women in Iran Protest Acid Attacks in Wake of Religious Law

Ford picks Mexico over Windsor for engine plant, union says

About the NRA, gun violence, and what it says after horrific violence.

Announcing the up-coming marriage of my daughter Julie!

Mark Begich D-AK has a 10pt lead?

DPS won’t allow Mayor Annise Parker’s daughter to take driver’s test because she has two moms

New Documents Reveal Britain's Secret Plan to Invade a Tiny Caribbean Island

Lambda Legal sues TDCJ for failing to protect transgender inmate from violence, sexual assault

Lambda Legal sues TDCJ for failing to protect transgender inmate from violence, sexual assault

DPS won’t allow Mayor Annise Parker’s daughter to take driver’s test because she has two moms

Here we go again, another school shooting (gun rant)

Texas lesbian widow is plaintiff in Lambda Legal suit against Social Security Administration

Texas lesbian widow is plaintiff in Lambda Legal suit against Social Security Administration

Ebola and the media

Those Alison Lundergan Grimes Obituaries Were Premature—She’s Hanging On

Ukraine and Russia reach gas 'consensus'

Powerful new anti-Corbett video - pass it on

ATMs in Legal Dispensaries Shut Down, Cutting off Cash for Customers

Our Friday evening...

Appalachia on Film: Resources

What's for Dinner, Fri., Oct. 24, 2014

Invitation to the Internet Archive Annual Event

Under compulsion NY Mental Health Professionals add 34,500 to Div. Criminal Justice Database

Someone needs to explain to Sarah Palin the definition of "Humiliation" and "Humility"

Name one talk show host whose sheer intellect and wit heavily influenced your life.

In Russia, Human Rights are the worst since the USSR fell. Sign the HRW petition to John Kerry!

How do you know your pet loves you? Captain Morgan will

Luckovich Toon- Thanks, Crooked Deal!

A DU salute please for Luminous Animal

The sun just gave us a present!

What happened to the DU Store?

Well, it's almost over...not 'almost' any more...

Amnesty International | Police in Ferguson committed human rights abuses

Fomer CIA Op ....Ray Mc Govern has warned that NATO ‘subservient’ to US interests

Mongolia...

iPad help, please

Texas textbook review: ‘I’d like a Biblical check on that’

squeee!!!

Robert Porfirio, RIP 1938-2014

Dems Dominate Day 1 of early voting in NC

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