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Archives: November 28, 2014

New Bill Would Allow VA to Recommend Medical Marijuana for Patients

NASA's 3D Printer Churns Out First Part In Space

Not all cops are bad. And not all citizenS are bad either

Ms. Clary needs to have a talk with Isabella.

Michael Brown was Killed Because He Didn’t Prostrate Himself to Police Authority

The World's Largest Solar Plant Is Now Fully Operational in California

Why I’m (Still) Thankful For President Obama

Iraq War 4.0?

Tomorrow I will release my Gracie cat from her pain and struggle.

Will El Supremo be changing his avatar after tonight's game?

Soccer Legend Pele in Special Care Unit at Brazil Hospital

Telescopes hint at neutrino beacon at the heart of the Milky Way

What a turkey of a game.

The Swift Political Decline of Missouri's Jay Nixon

Why did Ted Nugent cross the road?

"Cable News Coverage of Ferguson Misleading & Offensive To Black Community"

x-Post: "Cable News Coverage of Ferguson Misleading & Offensive To Black Community"

Marx Bros. Duck Soup - the Mirror Scene

Fox is off the air for Verizon in MA.

UMass Amherst cuts ties with Bill Cosby

Ferguson Cop Darren Wilson Will Never Police Again, His Lawyer Says

From a FSU student at the shooting: The proper theology can save you.


Duggars Family Official Blocked GLBT Wedding Photos

Well, here's one for the "No Good Deed Goes Unpunished" file:

Isn't it time to have another Freedom Summer or better yet, spring?

Anyone actually crazy enough to go shopping tomorrow?

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Giving Thanks! Best of Malloy & a new Kitteh gif

There's life and then there is Football...

Is dyed armpit hair the next big beauty trend? Will California Peggy be next?

Has anybody heard from Aristus lately?

Peanuts Guide to Life - Oh, Good Grief!

Incredible, Inspirational Dog

No Let-Up: More UNRWA Employees...Laud Jerusalem Synagogue Slaughter

Hackers force message on websites via US firm

Is it too early to put up a real Christmas tree?

Man arrested; deputies say he aimed banana at them

Children Rescued After Being Buried Under Snowbank In Newburgh (update)

Commercial turkeys are “bred to suffer.”

Harris County reserve deputy constable charged in road rage shooting

GET MAD: Ferguson ADA threw the case in spectacular fasion

Darren Wilson in talks to resign from Ferguson police

36 pound cat found in San Antonio will undergo weight loss program

Woman stole more than $6,000 of Kiolbassa sausage

Cat show brings purr-fect cats to the Omni hotel in Corpus Christi

A McDonald's in a church? McMass wants to build one

Any family fights today???

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Friday, 28 November 2014

Almost Half Of Americans Don't Say Thanks -- To God Or Each Other -- Before Thanksgiving Dinner

Our formula for the best Thanksgiving possible

Happy Holiday everyone!!!

Bill Cosby resigns from fundraising post at alma mater

How many leftovers you have?

one reason why liberals may homeschool

Obama: The only people with the right to object to immigration are Native Americans

Lawyer of Accused Tutu Flasher Says His Client Was Wearing Underwear While Exposing Himself

Tears flow for Vince Carter in Toronto

A sober warning (and one of the best essays I have read thus far about Ferguson):

Google being pressured by European Union to change its ways

It must be brought up - leftovers

Baby Ride Easy

Steely Dan - "Black Friday"

Oregon police dog fired for poor performance

Republicans oppose infrastructure investment BECAUSE IT EMPLOYS PEOPLE

I took Shop Steward training last weekend

Krugman: Republicans oppose environmental protection because it's a class issue

For the BOG~

Heard at Thanksgiving Dinner - "Why is President Obama letting those people riot?" *sigh*

Ebola: Obama saved us!

Best American holiday based commercial so far this year

So I guess we can call it Black Thursday now?

Sources: Plot to bomb Arch, kill McCulloch foiled

The Heartbreaking Poetry of an Apple Factory Worker in China Who Took His Own Life

Students to Teach for America CEOs: You Are ‘Complicit’ in Attacks on Public Education

Koala Explores Beach

Antikythera Mechanism older than thought

Funniest Jon Stewart Quotes (in honor of his birthday)

Mother Hears her Daughter's Heart Beat One Last Time

I am preaching at a United Methodist Church

From two minutes and twenty seven seconds to nineteen seconds: A Boot Time Odyssey

Another nail in the coffin for the Frackers

Did Korea encourage sex work at US bases?

Early-bird shoppers turn out on Thanksgiving

Ebola crisis: French President Hollande to visit Guinea

Americans Are Crying Out For Change. Does Our Party Hear Them?

Today's Holidays November 28

A Nationwide Outpouring Of Support For Tiny Ferguson Library



Antikythera Mechanism older than thought

(UK) Policemen 'chased autistic man Faruk Ali for fun'

Is that an inter-dimensional map in your pocket, or are you just happy to see me?

No need to gun these kids down 1 1/2 seconds after driving up on them...

"He was no angel."

Ray Lewis: The major problem with policing in the United States begins before an officer is hired

Really? Just fuck the police...

Rebels push forward in southern Syria

Israeli court freezes demolitions of Jerusalem attack suspect homes

Thanksgiving Storm Leaves Thousands in Darkness From West Virginia to Vermont

Ebola cases near 16,000, Sierra Leone to overtake Liberia soon with most cases: WHO

Austin Police Kill Gunman After Shots Fired at 'Multiple Buildings' (update)

Wildlife Activists Try To Save Staten Island's Wild Turkeys

Thanksgiving rescue: Two boys buried alive under 5 feet of snow in New York

I loved that boycott of Walmart in Ferguson

This lyric by Leon Rosselson seems appropriate this week

Saudis block OPEC output cut, sending oil price plunging

Pregnant woman loses eye after police shoot bean bag at her

Victim to armed robbers: Turn yourselves in and I'll pay for your college

The Representative Government Zeitgeist-Non Sequitur nails it again.

Mentally ill woman freezes to death hours after being released from NW Illinois jail.

Shocking mistake in Darren Wilson grand jury


Ferguson protests interrupt Black Friday shopping at Walmart, Target stores

Pelican brief: A bird's gotta eat (cute article and pics)

Kids not eating T'giving food? Kids in question are 10 and 7.

A transgender/bisexual superhero/supervillain.

Working for Walmart Is Even Worse Than You Think

5 Absurd, Deeply Racist Things Rudy Giuliani Said This Week

The War On Christmas Goes Into Overdrive

'Black Friday': Police called to supermarket crowds - Thanks, America

St. Louis County Police Officer Charged for excessive force

Photo of the Day

There are so many sad aspects to Ferguson. Saddest of all

Friday TOON Roundup 1 - Riot Act

Friday TOON Roundup 2 - The Rest

Latest JFK "conspiracy" film at... NewsMax.

NO!! Canadian Gov Researh Confirms Connection Between Tar Sands Tailing Ponds, Air Pollution

Almost Stupid, West Virginia: Judge Orders Reinstatement Of Water Test-Faking Laboratory By DEP

Full holiday menu for Obamas, plus 6 pies

Ginsburg back at home, expected at court next week

Peak mid-east is over

black on black murder

After 100-Year Absence, Bears Return To Chernobyl - BBC

The Long Awaited Comprehensive Manifesto From The Christian Left

Ferguson: What Value Do Our Laws Have? Russell Brand The Trews (E197)

A Hawk Named Hillary

Why Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant Wants High Oil Prices

. . . Not the Ku Klux Klan, but the white moderate

U.N. torture watchdog urges U.S. to crack down on police brutality

If Walmart can spend this much on lobbyists ...

Having homosexual thoughts 'is an essential part of human evolution' study suggests

Man arrested for pointing a banana at the police

Viggo Mortensen Helps Mark 10 Years of Howard Zinn’s "Voices of a People’s History"

The Meaning of Black Friday

-40 F in Fort Smith, NWT, CA !

Vietnamizing Iraq, Iraqicizing Vietnam

Crude Connections: Where Do Trains Carry Crude Oil?

The real greatest generation

"Catch the Jew" - an undercover-investigation in Israel

Gunmen bomb and shoot at mosque worshippers in north Nigeria's Kano

Drug Shills Dispensing Pills

Prosecutor Used Grand Jury to Let Darren Wilson Walk

Mexican president Pena Nieto to overhaul police (BBC)

U.N. torture watchdog urges U.S. to crack down on police brutality

John Nichols: An Inconvenient Political Truth: That St. Louis Prosecutor Is a Democrat

Post your photoshop exploits

Politico’s normal, awful story on EPA’s new air rule

2 IL Veterans Force 102 Corrupt Officials to Resign, Place Entire Local Board Under Citizen’s Arrest

Evangelical parents of gay kids struggle

Walmart math - Walton family vs Walmart workers

Dear Sportswriters at the NYPost - go F*** yourself

Assange and Chomsky Appear Arm-In-Arm at Ecuadorian Embassy

The ghosts of Bhopal

Can we discuss the 800 pixel limit for posting images?

Israel's Chief Military Rabbi questions Islamic religious significance of Al-Aqsa compound

Westboro Baptist Church flooded with calls about turkeys

The best map I've seen showing crude oil train transport routes.

Best live play you ever saw?

Huge solar plant lags in early production

TL;DR Wiki...

A Brief Guide to Not Being a Jackass on the Ferguson Issue

Feds Need Look No Further Than Rodney King for the Case against Wilson

There's a Black Thursday every week in most places.

Your Views on Corruption / Dirty Politics.

Black Friday alert -- Sony A77ii

Atheism Gave Me Hope

Thanksgiving 2014 ;)

Religion that Professes Concern with the Souls of Men, but Not the Slums that Damn Them…

Toles Toon: Election Fallout

Freedom From Religion Foundation Urges IRS to investigate Ark Encounter

Thanksgiving as a kid and as an adult

Why The Democrats Lost The Election: Obamacare

Let us give thanks, Black Friday has nothing to do with religion

The Evil of Thanksgiving Creep, Black Friday and Why Consumers Are Painfully Falling for Both

Another case of police brutality and attempted

Evangelicals with gay children challenging church

So some day-old turkey

Black Hole Friday

Ferguson documentary American Race crowdfunded by Oscar nominee

(Ferguson MO) Officer Defused Eruptions as Crowds Grew Volatile

"The only woman in the world to have seen both Steve Jobs and Bob Dylan naked"

I should have asked the Bandit to do it

Under Pressure From Uber, Taxi Medallion Prices are Plummeting

5 Terrifying Things About Black Friday

13 Republicans most likely to win the White House in 2016

I'm thankful for the Hatteras - Ocracoke tunnel.

84 year old man goes on dream date with 17 year old twins.

Amen to Tom Hartman he said Quote:we whites have to start talking about our white privilege

Psst - need a holiday charity?

Absolute proof that capital punishment is wrong

Shia LaBeouf Claims He Was Raped During His Performance Art Project #IAMSORRY

West Wing Week: 11/28/14 or, "We Need Turkey"

How Walmart is Devouring the Food System (Infographic)

Not a fan of white people. Am i 'self loathing'??

Feds seeking damages against DuPont for contamination in Pompton Lakes

Religion poll in GD

Presidential Weekly Address: Happy Thanksgiving from the Obama Family

Harry Pearson, Founder of Absolute Sound, Dies at 77

President's Weekly Address is posted in GD. Link

The Interview: Joni Mitchell

Video: Black Friday: The day the UK went mad for shopping

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Teaser Trailer Debuts

How does this happen?

US Allied With Al Qaeda in Southern Syria (Our Syria Policy is Fucked)

Has Sanders, Warren, or Clinton (Hillary) released a statement on Ferguson Grand Jury outcome yet?

Marriage Equality Comes to Finland

OK, suppose for the moment that Wilson's shooting was justified.

Black Friday demonstrations hit Walmart

Sen. Sanders:The U.S. now has more low-paying jobs than any other major country on earth. Morality?

Star Wars trailer

The "War On Christmas" has roots in vicious anti-semitism and paranoid anti-communism...

Gd poll on religion.

Ring of Fire: The Net Neutrality Battle Rages On

Moving picture from Ferguson rally in Portland

Michigan mall threatens fines for retailers that didn't start Black Friday hours on Thanksgiving

In Ferguson, the cause of justice...

Europe votes in favor of breaking up Google

Black Friday shopping crowds thin after Thanksgiving rush

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Official Teaser

Austin police: More than 100 rounds fired

A new puppy - and two very thankful kids

On jury duty, after submitting my vote, I get message: "That jury is not accepting votes. This is ..

A visit to an inverted planet

An open letter to America’s 1%: you had better hope violent protesters stay stupid.

11 corpses dumped in same Mexico state as apparent student massacre

OPEC just delivered the killshot to KeystoneXL pipeline (oil under $70/barrel)

50 rabbis call for storming the Aqsa platform

Just got back home, rode past a Wal-Mart.

Justice Department likely to impose reforms on Ferguson police

Banks and hedge funds losing big time by the dropping oil prices.

Look who made the list!

#BlackoutBlackFriday Activists Shut Down West Oakland BART Station Causing Major Delays

Kremlin-backed bank loans money to RW French party

Cool video riding with an F-16 flying through a canyon in Idaho.

Abbas' book reveals: The 'Nazi-Zionist plot' of the Holocaust

When did pine cones start smelling like cinnamon?

I feel a little guilty

This country has just simply gone fucking nuts. There's no other way to put it (video)

Open letter to the President of Guatemala Otto Pérez Molina

Amid Crackdown, Some Firms Rethink ESOP Sale Practices

Our Christmas Tree story!

Mexico prez to dissolve local police forces

Bernie Sanders has a lot to say today about the Waltons, the Republicans, and our low paying jobs...

Ray Rice Wins His Appeal: Eligible to sign with any team immediately

Dornella Conners is the latest person to suffer from Ferguson peace keeping.

Poll: What are your politics

Ray Rice wins appeal

What's wrong with American priorities? THIS...

Austin Gunman Fired 100 Rounds, Tried to Burn Mexican Consulate

Police officer and young demonstrator share hug during Ferguson rally in Portland

Sick: BDS Group Spreads Photoshopped Image of Concentration Camp Inmates Holding Anti-Israel Poster Gets 222,000 New Sign-Ups in First Week

So how was your Thanksgiving?

*sigh* I went shopping on Black Friday

Poor kids who do everything right don’t do better than rich kids who do everything wrong

Protesters wounded by gunfire in northeast Haiti

MSNBC - ya wanna know why your ratings suck?

Do Online Death Threats Count as Free Speech?

Argentina: scandal widens over Swiss bank accounts

The corporate nullification of the human right to water: the case of El Salvador

The corporate nullification of the human right to water: the case of El Salvador

What Is This Old Tool?

Ray Rice "indefinite" suspension overturned

The Bizarre Compulsion of Black Men to “Reach for their Waistbands”

The Attentive Ghosts of Native Americans

A Storm is Coming: In the White City

New York State blocks free medical services at event

Is the 2nd Amendment the only right that depends on one's financial position?

New Jersey governor Chris Christie vetoes controversial pig cage bill

A Specific Poster Issue

The Dalai Lama's Ski Trip

Using solar to give Honduran slum communities a voice in government

Ray Rice Wins Appeal...can sign with any team

Does anybody remember when today was simply

watching HOME ALONE for the first time this Holiday / Christmas season

Obama Vs. Limbaugh

Man injured by Amsterdam pop-up toilet

Paraguay native tribes crowded out by ranching, soy planting boom-U.N.

Authorities look at 'antigovernment' motive in Austin shootings

Leftovers are better than the original


How to use a toilet plunger

From our hearts to your's at LGBT World

On jury duty, after submitting my vote, I get message: "That jury is not accepting votes. This is ..

"Until Justice Rolls Down Like Waters"

Where Catholics stand on immigration

UPDATE 1-Ferguson protesters surprise Macy's Black Friday shoppers in NYC

The aunt of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un suffered a fatal stroke while she was on the phone with

Pregnant woman loses eye after police shoot bean bag at her

North Korea slams US as racist, human rights 'tundra'

Famous Atheists...Reveal Where They Get Their Values

Florida man sets up meth lab in public restroom

Turkish President says women not equal

China bans wordplay in attempt at pun control

We no longer have a "justice system". We have a "JUST US" system.

Great item from the "Last Days" column in The Stranger(Seattle's alternative paper)

So, who here's been stop & frisked on basis of description "middle-aged white male, business suit"?

Secrets of Obama’s evolution: The inside story of how the president backed gay marriage

Eternal City

I posted a good read in Good Reads - lol

A Christmas Story: The Truck

Police in St Louis assault activist T-Dubb-O with gun to his head