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Archives: December 11, 2014

The Dirty F*cking Hippies Were Right (original version)

Michele Bachmann Pledges To Give 'Female Perspective' To Counter Hillary Clinton in 2016

Congressman objects to pending Guantanamo transfer

Plano adds LGBT protections

"The College Rape Over-Correction

Walmart CEO Doug McMillon: We'll Do Away With Minimum Wage Pay In New Year

Americans Have Grown More Supportive Of Torture

RIP Ken Weatherwax....

Attorney for UVA’s ‘Jackie’ says she has been threatened

Sometimes things work out better than planned.

Retirees, Watch Out: Detroit May Become Blueprint for Other Cities

My adopted German sister has guts. Here are some of her photos to show it.

Texas professor: 'The tea party are like the Nazi's' (with video)

Poacher Who Killed IDA-Africa Chimpanzee Arrested!

More Than A Quarter Of The World's Countries Helped The CIA Run Its Torture Program

New York Times propagandists exposed: Finally, the truth about Ukraine and Putin emerges

I cant stomach Tweety, he's on his show advocating torture.

Railroad settles Mississippi River oil spill claim

Memory Lane/2004: Goss was 'given instructions' to purge Democrats from the CIA


Former Vice President Dick Cheney Says CIA Torture Report Is 'Full of Crap'

Another shooting with hands up - clear video - what is going on?

Repugnants slip repeal of Dodd - Frank provision into Funding bill

U-Va. students challenge Rolling Stone account of alleged sexual assault

Sec. Kerry to attend climate talks

The War on Christmas comes to Liberty University.

Have we been conditioned for servitude?

Psychologist says U.S. Senate's CIA report makes false charges

Just Vile: New Leak Reveals Luxembourg Tax Deals for Disney, Koch Brothers Empire

Can the DU help Beau get home for Christmas? (animal lover E-action)

Pastor Jim Garlow Thinks Gay Marriage Supporters Should Move To Homes Without Proper Plumbing

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Thursday, 11 December 2014

The Reason Real-Life ‘Ghost Moose’ Exist Is Scarier Than Any Horror Flick

Mary had a little Lamb and all the little Children sang Christmas carols thoughout the night....

The police have a new tactic to get you to open your car trunk.

Philadelphia Could Finally Get Paid Sick Days, If Comcast Doesn’t Block It

NEW Simon's Cat! Catnip (A Christmas Special)

Daily Cute: Decorating a Christmas Tree With Cats

"It's a year-end present for tens of thousands of kids and early childhood education programs."

Flashback - Obama Reverses Pledge to Release Photos of Detainee Abuse

Where is our victory?

Cheney: Torture Report 'Full of Crap'... then admits 'I haven't read it yet'... points at Bush

What the Hellish Babadook Has to Say About Childhood Grief ( Warning- Spoilers ahead )

Cheney Calls for International Ban on Torture Reports

Dr. Marshall Cahill

Wales: bullied student takes own life

Rick Perry Says Income Inequality Not A Problem We 'Grapple With' In Texas

What’s Killing These Critically Endangered Whales?

Video is a great summary of all the implications of what the CIA did - Human Rights Watch

Nearly 9 in 10 doubt Obama, GOP can break gridlock

Ben Carson Thinks God Is Calling On Him To Save America, Stop Putinesque Obama - See more at: http:/

Support for Elizabeth Warren Over Hillary Clinton Reveals Progressive Family Feud

Wall Street to Workers: Give Us Your Retirement Savings and Stop Asking Questions

Which blockbuster are you most looking forward to in 2015?

Evil Dick: Rectal rehydration was not "one of the authorized or approved techniques"

Bong Appetite - get your munchies on - Chef is 91 years old

Keith Olbermann rips CBS analyst for griping about Kobe Bryant’s support of Eric Garner protests

MoveOn Petition to Stop the TPP :

US is a human rights violator, a rogue state that tortured & never held anyone legally responsible

Hollywood Celebs to Obama: Please Save the 'Cove' Dolphins

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseeker Check In! Church Night!! Torture!!

Killer (RAW) Milk: Health Alert After Children Struck Down (in Australia)

Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II...

Frozen what?

Next time you run into a torture apologist.

Elizabeth Warren is on Rachel Maddow's show during the second half tonight.

The One Thing Worse Than Big Dairy’s Abuse of Cows? Its Abuse of Workers

Heads up Elizabeth Warren on Rachel Maddow Show next nt

The One Thing Worse Than Big Dairy’s Abuse of Cows? Its Abuse of Workers

Fox News reacts to Senate torture report

The One Thing Worse Than Big Dairy’s Abuse of Cows? Its Abuse of Workers

More bad stuff in the latest budget plan

Oakland Social Services "Kettling" the Poor

THIS man gets it!!!!

Oakland Social Services "Kettling" the Poor

THIS man gets it!!!!

THIS man gets it!!!!

U.S. Tells Court That Documents From Torture Investigation Should Remain Secret

What am I guilty of...

Is hair-testing for a job a new thing?

Why are People Taking to the Streets?

Cycling Is Creating More Jobs in Europe Than Automakers Are in the U.S.

Because, everyone can use another cat video. Squeezing in edition.

*Eliz. Warren coming up on Rachel Show.

British Ebola Survivor Calls Band Aid 30 'Cringeworthy'

The 9 Kisses project for the New York Times.

Want original and authentic? Try Jacob Bromwell (MADE in the USA since 1819!)

Things are moving along...

Delta worker's 26-year job is gone in 30 seconds for critical remarks

Afghan leader demands US answers on torture

Delta worker's 26-year job is gone in 30 seconds for critical remarks

What will Obama ultimately do about Bush era torture?

Retirement, email, life, DU,...

An American Prayer

CIA Torture Report Provokes Calls for Prosecution

Watch now. Two #Ferguson protestors are getting pulled over. Watch y'all.

California residents load up sandbags before storm

*Valerie Plame on Lawrence Show now.

Privilege and Peace

Anyone here on a government program, that the GOP wants to eliminate?

Foreign Aid Provisions of $1.1 Trillion Spending Bill Released

Anti-violence activists protest across city, including at Obama home

Spending Bill Hits Hurdle As Pelosi Demands Changes, Conservatives Peel Off

Commentary: Hypocrisy Of U.S. As Human Rights Police

US military/intelligence agency torture use goes back decades (El Salvador)

What was the name of your High School mascot?

Why don't we talk about all the contradictions to the last resort defense of torture?

Israeli Defence Minister: Obama Administration 'Won't Be Around Forever'

Really relavent quote from Marx's essay on the 1848 revolution in France I found...

Ben Carson 'Feeling Fingers' from God to Run for President

Chris Hedges, Danny Sheehan and Keith McHenry on the NDAA

Rights Americans Do Not Realize They Have

Professor Richard Wolff: The State of Workers' Wages around the World

BOG POST: Was just sent a link to a photo of my grandson at his second protest

Police use combat gauze to save a man's life.

Venezuela's Poor Sour on Maduro as Prices, Shortages Sting

Ecuador Plans Budget Cuts, New Debt as Oil Drop Saps Revenue

Indigenous leader says activist killed in Ecuador

Bernie Sanders: What is the future of this country if we continue to turn our back on our children?

Argentina: Where Cash Is King And Robberies Are On The Rise

Israel's universities launch new anti-BDS initiative with Hillel

Cuba detains activists in skirmishes on Human Rights Day

Dick Cheney says of torture......

Can the torture issue be distilled down to this?

NFL stiffens conduct policy, draws union criticism

If It's Not One Thing, It's Your Mothers~ Okay, this made me cry.

Woman who survived Auschwitz when gas ran out is about to turn 101

Riverside, CA: passerby rescues dog found in trash bag

The cheney

Rain is coming...

Google News to shut down in Spain after new tax passed

EU calls for independent investigation into Palestinian minister's death

Pug goes to office


Missing child FOUND SAFE!

3 photo edits

Canada: Moses Znaimer (CityTV founder) in talks to buy Sun News Network

Delta worker's 26-year job is gone in 30 seconds for critical remarks

Attention: squee in the vicinity

Love the idea of medical students doing a die in. Anyone know if the University of Iowa did one?

UC student workers' union urges divestment from Israel

How Did Moses Part the Red Sea?

Roubini forecasts a swiftly slowing China

President says government must act immediately with prosecutions

Kitten rescued by Kerry King of Slayer

Venezuela Default Odds at 94% as Bonds Sink to Lowest Since ’98

The sports-edifice complex: Follow the money where the sun don't shine

Kentucky: No tax breaks for Noah's Ark project

'Cat Man' of Parliament Hill in Ottawa dies at 92

Millman: Why did we torture?

Ring Of Fire. 95% Workers Suffer Wage Theft. Corps & Businesses Steal $40-$50 Billion Annually.

Best Christmas song/holiday song for all "of the ancient old hands and the wisdom of their touch"

Elizabeth Warren Appreciation Thread . . . Just Because

Keurig Requirement for 'Officially-Licensed Coffee ONLY' Defeated by Simple Hack bwahahahahaha

BumBum Model Had Vaginal Restoration Surgery To Restore Her Virginity

I support the death penalty for child molesters.

Bestselling German author Ralph Giordano dies at 91

Time to learn how to weld and prepare for the second coming of Hoover economics.

Creative writing teacher out of job because student writes of Jesus giving out marijuana to the sick

Without torture, 17th-century Europeans would never have gotten all those witches to confess

A political Party that supports torture is not a "moral" Party.

I remember Sept. 11 2001

Dumb Criminals: Guy Jerks Off Naked In Front Yard After Mom Bans Porn In House

Energy Money Behind Texas Railroad Commission Speaks Louder Than Texas’ Citizens

Dumb Criminals: 3 Men With Same Name Arrested For Assault Outside Funeral Home

Florida man calls himself God, steals mushrooms, threatens to fight guy, urinates on floor

Eric Garner death: 76 arrested at London Westfield demo

No matter what Jackie said, we should automatically believe rape claims

The Songs Used by The CIA for Torture

5 things to know about USAID's Cuban hip-hop plan

5 things to know about USAID's Cuban hip-hop plan

Che Guevara’s son offers ‘Motorcycle Diaries’ Cuba tour

Officials: Khorasan Group bomb maker thought dead survived

Argentine ex-soldiers end historic pact of silence

Argentine ex-soldiers end historic pact of silence

2015 Sony World Photography Awards: Beautiful wildlife and landscape images

So the Duggars with their 18 kids successfully help remove a ban against

Ancient relative of the elephant 'holidayed in warm Arctic 125,000 years ago'

Church members indicted for kidnapping and beating a gay man to rid his "homosexual demons"

Honduras ruling party lawmakers seek to remove re-election debate sanctions

Hillary Clinton Or Jeb Bush: Which Do Millionaires Prefer For 2016?

On International Human Rights Day, the Fight for Indigenous Land and Autonomy in Honduras

Beautiful by: Carole King ~ for The BOG

Rep. Paul Gosar Calls Native Americans 'Wards Of The Federal Government'

El Salvador president in Cuba for check-up after health problem

Trump heads to Iowa as '16 speculation rises

Spokane Psychologists Helped Craft CIA’S Harsh Interrogation Tactics

State Sued for "Stifling the Texas Craft Beer Renaissance"

Obama Catches Blame on Tactics of Torture That He Ended

A Christmas Crackdown on Texas Charter Schools

What was the very best live concert you ever went to ?

Torture report: CIA interrogations chief was involved in Latin American torture camps

Torture report: CIA interrogations chief was involved in Latin American torture camps

This video perpetually sends chills down my spine

ISIS Is Trying To Sell The Body Of U.S. Hostage James Foley For $1 Million

Frustrated plea to a small subset of DUers: torture already has defenders. It doesn't need you.

We Are Better Than This

9 surprising facts about flatulence you may not know.

UK police arrest 76 at London Eric Garner "die-in" protest

After father's anger, Target adjusts sales price of black Barbie doll

Missing your hypochondria from when Ebola was in the news? Drug resistant plague is here!

Alpine Linux 3.1.0 released

ASMR: The videos which claim to make their viewers 'tingle'

46 F in downtown Orlando, feels good!

Race and rape (or, rape and race)

Daily Holidays - December 11

Female lawmakers in Montana told to check skirt lengths, necklines

Stronger economy helps trim U.S. budget deficit

You know the "paleo diet?" Welcome to the PLIO DIET

Left Behind by the Revolution (in Berkeley), Part II

Redha al-Najar, Detainee in Torture Report, Released to Afghan Government

Remembering Sam Cooke 50 Years After His Death

"Agent Provocateurs" CONFIRMED: Undercover CHP Among Masked "Anarchists" (Berkeley Protests)

Hong Kong police: Go home or go to jail

Jewel held in contempt in 2011 EEOC case

'Weather bomb' batters Britain: UK hit by 40ft waves, 80mph winds – and now 17,000 are without power

Food and beverage sector boosts job numbers

Lounge: help me place two movie/TV scenes I remember but can't remember what they're from

What It’s Like to Be an Atheist in Palestine

Photo of the Day

US birthrate continues to slow because of recession

HP Will Release a “Revolutionary” New Operating System in 2015

US retail workers need a new bill of rights

Polls shows strong Palestinian support for attacks, rocket fire

Full scale of plastic in the world's oceans revealed for first time

US Solar Jumps 41 Percent with Residential Surpassing 300 Megawatts

Article and audio on Seattle Public Bank forum

America's Authoritarian Moment: Horrific Torture and Police Abuse -- How Much Will We Take?

You all loving this rain, or is it way too much too fast ?

Why Innocent People Plead Guilty

2 more ex-Madoff employees get prison sentences

Why the Torturers Will Get Away With It

Why NYPD officers are unhappy with New York's new marijuana policy (+video)

Legalize Democracy

Americans want the federal government to keep its hands off of state-level marijuana regulations.

Chicago proposes chokehold ban in wake of U.S. protests

Gerry Rafferty - Baker Street (Long Version)

Juan Cole: Why the Founding Fathers Thought Banning Torture Foundational to the US Constitution

Pink Floyd Final Cut - Not Now John NSFW

******BARACK OBAMA GROUP***** Obama Greets Kids As 'The Big Elf'

Tom Jones - Live at Glastonbury 2009

Is there a notification that a person has been "ignored"? n/t

Boston Molasses Disaster

Palestinian minister dies after scuffle with Israeli troops

Clinton Trumps Republican Rivals on Leadership, Vision for 2016

the "feminist killjoy gift guide"

US police arrest alleged New York mafia boss

Italy arrests Calabrian mobsters as Rome mob probe widens

Where Rectal Feeding Came From and How the CIA Used It

Pew poll finds support for gun rights at 21-year high

O Holy Night - original arrangement by Sons of Serendip

Political Wire: Jeb Bush Has a Mitt Romney Problem

Two country songs for the Lounge tonight

Rep. Jim Moran: Bush was "clueless" on torture, Cheney was not; people need to be held accountable

Don't be pray prey.

Scott Walker to Jewish constituent: Molotov!

Rick Perry: Presidential Campaign's 'Not an IQ Test'

Rachel Maddow - FBI arrests boss of toxic leak energy company on fraud charges

Congress’ Big Spending Bill Covers Bullets, Cow Farts, and Chinese Chickens

Only CIA Agent Jailed for Torture Program Is Whistleblower Who Confirmed Its Existence

Fidel Castro Awarded China's Confucius Peace Prize

CIA lied to the public and John Brennan must quit, says outgoing senator in fiery speech

Cheney Throws Bush Under The Bus:"He Was In Fact An Integral Part Of The (Torture) Program"

When Charter Schools Are Nonprofit in Name Only

Hayden puts a new spin on: 'just following orders'

How You Know He Hasn’t Read It

No longer WE the People: Now it is We the Corporations .....toon

New Jersey voters say U.S. not ready for president 'Jersey Guy' Christie: poll

Toon: The people in charge of the Torture program need to be decorated!

Comprehensive Study Shows Abortions Are ‘Very Safe’ and Far Less Risky Than Giving Birth

The Long History of Presumed White Innocence and Black Guilt

Instead of making us safer, the BUSCHO-CIA just put a bigger target on our backs.

Piers Morgan has his panties in a twist about LeBron James touching Kate Middleton

The 2014 Hater's Guide To The Williams-Sonoma Catalog

Italy pursues alleged New York mobster for extortion

Here We Go Again! "Secretary of State John Kerry Pushes for Endless War Authorization"

Mad Max: Fury Road - trailer is out

One of most important reactions to US torture report: from an Iraqi who was abused in Abu Ghraib

Rick Perry: Running for president ‘is not an IQ test’

Golden Globe Nominees are out

LOL, Rick Perry says running for President is not an IQ test,

9/11 - it looks like they are going with 9/11 to counter the torture report

Has there ever been "a ticking time bomb?"

KPNX Anchor Mark Curtis confronted Pastor Steven Anderson over his views on the Gay community

Thom Hartmann: Time for the U.S. to do Like Chile...

Remember the line in the original Red Dawn when the pilot said that the rest of the world wanted to

The Schrodinger family cat

McConnell Promises Republicans Will Escalate The Religious War on Women

It's not yet Christmas - so maybe you won't get your panties in a wad

Senate report on torture exposes collusion between corporate media and CIA

I have to help someone sign up on the ACA registry tonight. In NYS.


US allies condemn torture; praise report on CIA

Dog dies after alerting family to Union fire mobile home no smoke detectors no insurance

Jon Stewart Hails ‘Good McCain,’ Laughs at ‘Ridiculous’ Fox Take on Torture

I have a book on World War II, "Killing Patton" so I know what I'm talking about.

2 former TierOne executives charged with fraud

GOP and 1% laughing at rubes who support them.

Texas Christian Fundamentalist Arrested in Israel for Allegedly Planning to Blow Up Islamic Sites

Christian Pastor Spreads the Love of Jesus by Praying Gay Author Commits Suicide

The "sins of the father" ... torture

Jeb Bush’s Private Equity Woes Resemble Mitt Romney’s

Senator Professor Warren Is Tired Of Reasoning With You People

Peru to press charges over Greenpeace Nazca lines stunt

Christian with Giant Stick Up His Ass Doesn't Like Family Guy

42.9 million Americans have unpaid medical bills

Peter Lik’s “Phantom” Image Sells for $6.5 Million

i paid a ticket for a seat belt violation of $114

What was the nuclear "problem" which happened recently in New Mexico?

Another person of color killed by the police yesterday in my area.

Is The President Being Strategic About This Torture Report?.....

Torture widely popular among Americans

Citigroup Wrote the Wall Street Giveaway Congress Just Snuck Into a Must-Pass Spending Bill

Why no discussion re stripping of the rest of Dodd Frank by citicorp lobbyists? Killing gov 1 bill

The Rude Pundit - Thanks, Dick Cheney, for Incriminating George W. Bush ...

TYT: Obama Strongly Against Torture & Prosecuting Torturers

Police Union Expresses Frustration Over Labor’s Response To Ferguson, Eric Garner

Golden Globes 2015 Nominations...

TYT: Torture Report Causes Awesome Eruption From Fox News Anchor

A thief and agent for a foreign power might run for President. Dafuq?

One thing I've noticed about people who try to defend morally indefensible positions:

My birthday gnome

Francis's Christmas Wish!!! - Ask Francis 14!

We should not debate whether torture is effective.

Koterba toon: Torture

25 Of The Most Polluted Places In The World

Stocks open slightly higher a day after a big drop

TOON: Cheney & Isis (on torture)

House budget bill: Republicans had pressed for six different changes to Dodd-Frank but Democrats

TYT: Trillion Dollar Spending Bill Rigs The System More Than Ever

Sources: Yoenis Cespedes to Tigers

Music and the Mind

Another person of color killed by the police yesterday in my area.

We Were Featured by Nicholas Kristof in the New York Times

We Were Featured by Nicholas Kristof in the New York Times

Why is America is falling apart?

Study Reveals "Resisting Arrest" Offenses Traced to a Few Cops

Pic Of The Moment: Cheney Throws Bush Under The Bus

Krugman: American Evil - The Bush Administration

Unregulated bout pits seasoned kickboxer vs. man with mental disabilities

The Rank, Reeking Horror of Torturing Some Folks

How a Greenpeace stunt in Peru drives home the global climate divide

Study says 270,000 tons of plastic floating in oceans

Brazilian women resort to desperate measures after abortion crackdown

West Allis (Wisconsin) man sentenced for voting twice in 2012 presidential election

Did the Senate just open the U.S. up to ICC prosecution?

Noah's Ark theme park loses tax breaks because of religious hiring policy

Why do so many Americans believe torture works? Partly because TV & movies portray it that way.

Torture wasn't the worst thing the Bush Gang/neocons, did in the middle east.(graphic)

Inside the Twisted Police Department That Kills Unarmed Citizens at the Highest Rate in the Country

Since the news came out about Abu Ghraib, I have gotten out of bed every

Michael Brown’s mother may face felony armed robbery charges

Supreme Court of Canada: Police don't need warrants to search cellphones in arrests

"Some Say" Foxsnooze is full of Sh*%t

Those damn deer

Smartphone questions.

7 Feminist Human Rights Icons Who Changed the World

7 Feminist Human Rights Icons Who Changed the World (happy international human rights day)

US Congress passes bill to impose Venezuela sanctions

No Americans aren't 'fine with torture'. They strongly reject it.

76 people arrested in Eric Garner protest at Westfield shopping centre in London

Palm Oil and Extreme Violence in Honduras: The Inexorable Rise and Dubious Reform of Grupo Dinant

House discussing bill

Dahr Jamail | Extinction Rate Rivals That of Dinosaurs, 2014 Likely Hottest Year Ever

Kim Jong-un's pal Dennis Rodman now calls macho man Putin 'cool'

Obama and prosecution of the Bush administration for war crimes:

No proof so far that NSA bugged Merkel's phone: prosecutor

The Logic of Short Hospital Strikes

Duke expert: torture program "a bad mistake & permanent stain on the Bush administration’s legacy"

The Logic of Short Hospital Strikes

Isis: The Inside Story - "If there was no US prison in Iraq, there would be no IS..."

Green America: People & Planet Green Business Award

Green America: People & Planet Green Business Award

Student writes how Jesus would give pot to the sick. Teacher put on admin leave, resigns.

An open letter to African-Americans who have left DU (xpost from AA)

No, Mr. Fair. Not "what America was." What America is.

Wonder how the clown car GOP nominees will react to questions about torturegate

Do you get along with Starbucks lovers?

Retail sales report boosts US stock market

"Since 2003, it's not China but Germany, that colossus of European socialism, that has either led

Damn I hate Eucalyptus trees in these storms!

Got a T-Shirt? Chances Are Child Labor Was Involved

After all is said and done, George Bush and Dick Cheney

Damn the Release of the Torture Report

I'll bet China is telling the world the US is a laughing stock due to torture

Where Is the Media on TPP?

Alternet: Paul Krugman Exposes Conservative Lies About Why the Economy Is Finally Recovering

Thursday Toon Roundup 1- See Dick Run. See Dick order war crimes....

Thursday Toon Roundup 2- Moral Corruption

What pisses you off more, the Extreme Court giving Bush* the Presidency or Bush*/Cheney

Victory! We Stopped Fast Track (for Now)

Thursday TOON Roundup 3- The Rest

Techies fleeing SF zero in on Alameda

Finals POLL ****Fall Photo Contest*** Please Vote to find the Winners

Luckovich toon: Devil’s advocate

Finals POLL is up and running for "Fall" Contest

Bernie Sanders: If you can believe it...

Scott Walker: To The Jews of Wisconsin..

You notice that Conservative Republicans are not shocked at the torture information released?

Comets Not Source of Water on Earth, Mission Suggests

Morning Moon 12-11-2014

How the Arts Drove Pittsburgh's Revitalization

Tens of thousands without power as storm pounds Northern California with rain, gusty winds

Naval aviation... up close...

Pope Francis on the world's economic system:

CHP in Standoff With Vehicle Sought in Amber Alert of 4 Missing Montebello Boys; 2 Kids Seen Leaving

A great bumpersticker:

Craziest Michele Bachmann Quotes (in honor of her retirement)

Anyone here ever tried truffles (not the chocolate kind)?

Rick Perry: Presidential Campaign's 'Not an IQ Test'

LOL!!!!Go Mr.President

World War II pilot is surprised to see 16mm footage of his 1944 Spitfire crash for the first time

Hugo Boss workers waging "national and international" campaign in fight to keep Cleveland area plant

For a break, something beautiful--"How Wolves Change Rivers"

Baltimore Police Assault and Tase Daughter of an Officer- On Video- Attempt to Delete Evidence

UN Expert: "Clear connection between Torture and Corruption"

New police-tactic replacing Stop-and-Frisk: "Jump-out" with guns already drawn.

Dangerous Fracking Near Schools - Emily Atkins Discusses

Tell Congress: I’m counting on you to support the Older Americans Act!

There's no such thing as an Ex-Marine

Braveheart Is Home From the Hospital

Senate Staffer Tries To Remove Reference To 'Torture' From Wikipedia

Obama effort leads to surge in Guantanamo releases

Man climbs Mount Everest to protest Uganda treatment of LGBT people

Americans are not ‘fine with torture,’ despite overheated claims

Goldman Sachs CEO: “Tensions Between Capital And Labor” Are “Fueling Anxiety”

Alternatives to Amazon – Environmentally and Socially Responsible Holiday Retailers!

Hawaii Neighborhood Synchronizes Christmas Lights And The Results Are Mesmerizing

dick cheney: The Torture Report Is 'Full Of Crap'

Daily kos: 911 Caller: "There's a Caucasian Man with a Gun"... so naturally Police sit down with him

Senate committee votes for new war powers

CIA head john brennan to speak on torture report (msnbc)....SPEAKING NOW.

training the spam filter.

Michelle Bachmann's anti-immigrant rallies get HUGE crowds...

A great video

Today's Omaha zoo baby announcement: New baby Bornean orangutan on display (video added)

I will support Hillary Clinton, but a word to Bill

Another one of those cracker thug police officers

A poll for Hillary Clinton Supporters (of which i am one)

Bishops call for end to fossil fuels

Catholic bishops call for end to fossil fuels

New Report Unearths Jeb Bush's Politically Fraught Financial Dealings

So Brennan's defense is 9/11

Mikhail Khodorkovsky:In Response to Putin's New Cold War the West Must Be Warm to the Russian People

The abominable snowman seen walking streets in Wisconsin

Bush official: CIA interrogation tactics weren’t torture, but IRS investigations are

The Patriots who approved torture were the same people who

Overheard At Anti-Obama Rally: 'Hang Him! We've Got Rope'

Fuck you Brennan

German prosecutors re-open probe into deadly 1980 Okoberfest attack

Psychologist says U.S. Senate's CIA report makes false charges/Reuters

Phyllis Schlafly: Attention On Campus Rape Part Of 'War On Men'

NYT DealBook's Dishonest Salvo at Elizabeth Warren Over Calling Out an Unqualified Nominee for Treas

The Torturers: Donald Rumsfeld, President George W. Bush, Dick Cheney (TRNN)

Cops use taser on woman while she recorded arrest of another man

Paroled Nebraska killer charged with sexually assaulting a child

RFK, Jr. Confronts CIA Lawyer On Torture

$1.1tn US budget deal imperiled by revolt over taxpayer net for risky bank trades

Tribes Can Legalize Pot, Justice Department Decides

Anyone who claims Obama called the torturers "patriots"...

The Hill:Obama backs 'cromnibus' ahead of vote

The Wall Street Takeover of Charity

Is killing people in foreign countries via drones

Separate & Unequal: This is why political cartoons matter

People at anti-immigrant rally call for Obama to be lynched...

I'm on my way to America

Feds: SMU violated law on gender, sex harassment

Yes, We Can

Delegalizing the legalization of pot in DC is good for the black market, bad for government.

Yesterday, before the storm

December 9, 1869

Powerful Gardener/Brown tribute!

Grapevine-based Dallas Airmotive pays $14 million fine for bribing Latin American officials

Grapevine-based Dallas Airmotive pays $14 million fine for bribing Latin American officials

Could we get a list of racial expletives that would eb acceptable on DU?

Noam Chomsky: Reagan was an ‘extreme racist’ who re-enslaved African-Americans

Who watched the 92 destroyed CIA torture tapes?

Ferrets playing in packing peanuts!

From 2008: GWB – War Crime Pardons, Initiated by GWB (CNN Coverage)

Happy Conception Day! It's the most fertile day of the year

Daily Cute: Abandoned Baby Rhino Finds Friend at Sanctuary

“Corrupt, toxic and sociopathic”: Glenn Greenwald unloads on torture...

State district judge runs Dallas County court with a purple passion

Police Who Shot Unarmed Teen For Not Answering Them Ruled To Have ‘Acted Appropriately’

Bill Moyers what the world is saying re the torture report

Cat Survives 36 Days In A Box After Movers Accidentally Ship Her To Hawaii

Hong Kong police arrest more than 200 protesters, demolish main camp

CIA and CIA culture - an independent arm of government, untouchable, unliable, unreviewable.

There are global laws re torture

Texas AG Greg Abbott Says Gay Marriages During Appeal Would Be 'Deeply Offensive'

Bachmann connects Ten Commandments, U.S. prosperity

Funding bill struggles for votes

Fed Up Doctor Writes Angry Reply To Company That Makes Employees Get ‘Doctor’s Note’ When Sick

re:CIA - Revenge - an understandable gut reaction but a bad basis for policy and procedures.

Mother who drowned her daughter because she believed the baby had dwarfism convicted of murder

Unmasked: the man behind top Islamic State Twitter account

Nigeria: Dozens killed in double bombing in Jos

Mexico City sinking as aquifer exhausted

Dumping a huge bag of plastic balls onto an escalator

Michele Bachmann: God gave Moses the Ten Commandments so America would be rich

Mexico City sinking as aquifer exhausted

Oh good, the IRS is going after my blind 95 year-old mother!

Does the President fear the CIA?

The Turkey Was Pregnant!

Forever Home - A Holiday Tail #RescueFilm (Dreams can come true for the holidays)

Peru's melting glaciers a deadly threat as temperatures rise

Peru's melting glaciers a deadly threat as temperatures rise

How dumb is Rick Perry?

Read it for yourself.

Undercover Cops Outed and Pull Gun on Crowd

Cops use taser on woman while she recorded arrest of another man

Obama: The vast majority of cops are doing a really tough job, and most of them are doing it well,

Latin Americans pay price for corporate environmental destruction

Latin Americans pay price for corporate environmental destruction

Obama urges passage of more Wall Street and campaign finance DEregulation.



what would jesus buy?


Here Are Stupid Things To Buy For The Beloved Idiot Republicans In Your Life

Humanity takes some time out to be humane...

The Shipwreck of the American Dream

"Pastor" who wants to kill gays now says Bible wants us to own guns...

If he could walk on water, they'd complain that he couldn't swim...

His death included “dehydration, lack of food, and immobility due to ‘short chaining'

From Oakland for You.

There is chaos on Capitol Hill with E Warren calling out the effort to strip

Bank Of America Must Pay Family $1 Million For 5 Years Of Unwanted Robocalls

Obama has been pretty consistent on this one.

Very odd, but real, musical instruments

"We tortured some folks" is right up there with . . .

Life sentence for ex-Chicago cop in slaying plot

This is why I'm glad that I use a Mac...

Question submitted by Blue_Tires

What's in the spending Bill? WP Skims it (nicely summarized rundown)

Jury weighs sentence for Texas man convicted in revenge plot

If I hear one more time "...but we have to remember the mood of the country after 911"

Veterans, in particular, should be outraged over the Senate Report

A new lawsuit claims $84,000 is way too much for this lifesaving drug

Report on Brazil dictatorship urges police reform

Papantonio: CEOs VS Uncle Sam

'No Antibiotics Ever' for Chicken Served in 6 Largest U.S. School Districts

December 10, 1906

Redditt Hudson: Darren Wilson processed his own evidence

Billionaire defies court order to open gate to California coast

Details of how U.S. rebuked foreign regimes while using same torture methods

What If The Road Could Harvest Energy Every Time You Used Your Brakes?

Fire John Brennan

America closes notorious Bagram prison

Neocolonialism The Game: Ruin Everything

When He Says, ‘I’m A Human Being,’ I Tear Up, Too

Another Translation...

She is still cute!

Undead Ideas about Ideas: Intellectual History & the New Atheists

I'd be willing to bet that a copy of every one of those torture tapes that

Pelosi: GOP doesn't have the votes

No Fun With Guns: Open Carry Texas Edition

Dozens of Congressional Staffers Just Walked Out of Their Jobs. This Powerful Picture Shows Why.

Worker Wins Update: Workers Organize to Create New Jobs, Secure Scheduling Reform

Watching Alex Wagner, for the first time in awhile.

North Texas woman charged in double killing

Red Cross Seriously Misleading About Where Donations Go

Torture Report: Torture DOES NOT WORK, Didn't Get Bin Laden

Centuries-old time capsule being removed from State House...

What The Media Needs To Know About Anti-Background Checks Rally Organizer Gavin Seim

Let do a pic thread

Who is fighting to save pensions from being cut. Nobody that I can see.

Nancy Pelosi: This Is ‘Blackmail’

Labor Board OKs Personal Use of Company E-Mail

No toilet for Warriors

Vote on spending bill abruptly postponed

"Noah's Ark" loses tax breaks...

It’s time for Tor activists to stop acting like the spies they claim to hate

Feinstein Live-Tweets Fact Check Of CIA Chief's Speech On Torture Report

anybody else get the new Tom Petty CD?

Pooches like: Not on our watch...

To the Ferguson PD and the NYPD: The Dead Never Knock

India Strengthens Defense and Energy Ties With Russia

RadioShack's tale of woe gets worse

Rudin, Pascal sorry for racially insensitive emails

Giveaways To Wall Street & Nation's Wealthiest Make 'Great Train Robbery' Look Like Misdemeanor

Bob Jones University Faulted Over Treatment of Sex Abuse Victims

U.N. Demands Prosecution For U.S. Officials, CIA Agents Who Planned Torture

NLRB Judge Rules That Walmart Manager Cannot Legally Threaten to “Shoot the Union”

Citigroup Wrote the Wall Street Giveaway Congress Just Snuck Into a Must-Pass Spending Bill

Elsa Sings FROZEN 2!

MSN - US won't stop Native Americans from growing, selling pot on their lands

Americans’ views on use of torture in fighting terrorism have been mixed Pew

National law Review: Unions File NLRB Charges Over USPS' Response to Employee Data Breach

How to wrap a cat

This is a ransom, this is blackmail.You don’t get a bill unless Wall Street gets its taxpayer cover.

If anything, I think that cops get a kick out of shooting unarmed black men...

Bernie Sanders: Is it possible...

2 Storied Black Sororities—AKA and Delta—Won’t Let Their Members Protest While Wearing Greek Letters

Young voters don't care about Hillary Clinton's age - Hillary Clinton Room Post

Anti-gay N.C. church members indicted on felony kidnapping, assault of gay man

San Francisco airport food workers on strike amid storm, flight delays

TWO wins and another story in breaking news!!!

TWO wins and another story in breaking news!!!

'Isolation' and the elections

Perhaps as a devil's advocate, could you defend an argument for torture?

Pastor ‘scams’ Jewish clerics for film

Sanders Votes No on Defense Authorization Bill

PETA blasts raccoon-killing Husker

Supermodel Beverly Johnson Claims Bill Cosby Drugged Her

The only thing we need to make clear about torture is: It is used by tyrants to put fear into the

To DUers who enjoy bashing Pres.Obama and Sec. Kerry since a few days..

Kennesaw council reverses course on proposed mosque

A Long, Long Time Ago… And Today.

Pastor ‘scams’ Jewish clerics for film

America's real patriots fought to expose and end torture

US Rep. Maxine Waters (D) says House Dems getting lobbied by WH to support spending bill

Latest Deal Reached by Congress

A strange romance going on in Washington...

What is Hillary's stance on TPP trade agreement?

I have no intention of becoming a Republican

Kerry Tells all Nations To Work On Climate Change to Avoid "Tragedy". (Reuters)

Happy 71st birthday to John Kerry

Christian With Large Sacks Greets Kids As 'The Big Elf'

Lethal injection bill headed for Ohio Senate vote

Democracy Now! A Must Watch: Brennan, Warren, UN Human Rights Commission, Udall, Govt. Shutdown

A pattern of abuse

Brazilian Congressman Tells Colleague She's Not Worth Raping

Barbaric footage of foie gras duck torture sees TV chef Heston Blumenthal dump supplier (Graphic)

Walker says 'molotov' instead of 'mazel tov' in letter about menorah was typo

Elizabeth Warren votes yea on fully funding the Military Industrial Complex for 2015

New voting laws played role in reduced turnout in four states, report says


What's for Dinner, Thurs., Dec. 11, 2014

Presidential Legacy: Most Memorable Quotes

Sen. Levin (D. Mi.) To open pandora's box on Iraq war lies

Do You Have Any Idea The Damage You're Doing To Our Image?!

OMG! Levin releases NEW info from CIA cable debunking Atta Prague meeting-Calls For Declassification

An interesting numerical sequence will happen twice this coming Saturday.

To Tobin S.--that question you wanted me to ask the White House?

Ted Cruz: Stop blaming Bush for things he did. Overheard and revealed byAndy Borowitz

Why Now?

Why does Obama give the GOP things for free?

Undercover cops outed, attacked at Oakland protest — 1 pulls gun

My dear friend who was raped (by her masseur!) just broke up with her male partner

Tea Party founded 2002 by Koch Brothers, Rupert Murdoch, Big Tobacco

Time capsule removed from Massachusetts Statehouse

Ask me how much I care

Anyone have any original inspirations/one-liners for the SOTU?

If MSNBC plays that annoying Nationwide ad again (the one with Payton Manning), I. Will. Scream.

Its a Rainy Day in San Francisco...

Mark Udall's Loss Is a Blow for Privacy, But He Can Go Out with a Bang: 'Leak' the CIA Torture Repor

Here the Fuck We Go!!

Cher (yes, @cher) blasts #cromnibus bill for provision that deregulates banks

Chanute elementary student suspended for spent shell casing

Will the bill pass?

CIA torture: American democracy in shambles

Are we storm wimps? Making fun of San Francisco

Noam Chomsky: Ronald Reagan Was An ‘Extreme Racist’ Who Re-Enslaved African-Americans


Convicted Sex Offender Wins $3 Million Lottery Jackpot. Guess where?

Suspects in 10 cases—most of them black men—wielded an iPod, a cellphone, and a set of keys.

Meet the woman spearheading the federal probe of Ferguson

Three workers killed in fire at Thanksgiving Tower in downtown Dallas

Just a rhetorical question: Who could close down the CIA?

Doctors Without Borders Slams International Response to Ebola

As Shutdown Looms, Steve King And Michele Bachmann Hatch Alternative Plan