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Archives: February 10, 2014

So which punk icon are you apparently I am Jello Biafra

Link: Iowa Residential Propane cost 1990-2014+ Pipeline link: propane vs.diluent

Gov. Malloy lays out his budget proposal to General Assembly

I'll be darned. Maybe I'm religious and just didn't know it.

abc promoted the show resurrection, scheduled to premiere tonight at 9/8c

But the People were not intimidated ... and they prevailed.

Connecticut state group

Pistons fire head coach Maurice Cheeks, appoint John Loyer as interim

*** Official "Greatest Republican Meltdowns Ever" Thread***

Hey boss, I won't be in today ...

Guide To Restricting Democracy

Does the ski jump hill have no snow on it?

Just a weather heads up for Georgians

Which punk icon are you?

Afghan civilian deaths climb

Discuss: Situation in Ukraine

I just got my car detailed..

Youth Plan Mass Civil Disobedience to Protest Keystone XL

"Suspicious Death of JP Morgan Vice President, Gabriel Magee, Under Investigation in London"

Monuments Men

At Least 26 Children Or Teens Died In Florida Stand Your Ground Cases

Pro-nuclear candidate Yoichi Masuzoe wins Tokyo's race for governor


My show airs at a special time tonight! 9PM ET re: CBO/ACA and Russia intercepts US phone calls

Oh, Paul Krugman, here is why I love you!

My show airs at a special time tonight! 9PM ET re: CBO/ACA and Russia intercepts US phone calls

Yeah, this convinces me. Not. Petraeus says Hillary would be a tremendous President

Condemned man's last words as he died by lethal injection: "I feel my whole body burning"


Santorum's "Patriot Voices" scam

Kitty Kats are dangerous: One-in-3 bitten in the hand by a cat end up hospitalized

TPM reader hits the nail on the head on why the Right hates Obamacare

'Lego Movie' posts top box-office opening of 2014 with $69.1 million

During Dallas visit, Dick Cheney said cigarettes were the sign of ’70s White House clout

Michael Sam has the potential to be the first openly Gay NFL player

College Football Star Michael Sam Says He Is Gay; May Become First Publicly Gay Player in N.F.L.

Kleo Katerina 1998-2014.... The Rainbow got brighter.

Do the math.

The story of the castaway

Mother Deanna Fei fires back at AOL CEO

When Congressmen Deny Climate Change and Evolution

Huey P Long's Share Our Wealth program

Landmark court case on genetically modified food production begins (Australia)

Question about

Kids Read To Sheltered Cats And Everyone's Heart Collectively Melts

CA: Brown Admin Looks To Reduce Backlog On Unemployment Claims

How do they make the Olympic snow blue?

What the critics wrote about the Beatles in 1964

Even I'M astounded by these fractals. (Dial-up warning)

Dave Grohl's daughter!

I am a white woman.

NFL's Jonathan Vilma Afraid Gay Teammate Would Look At Him In The Shower (his "whole nine")

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Monday, 10 February 2014

Abbott doubles down after calling south Texas ‘third-world country’

The Last Olympic Ring Comes Out

Saturday's big protest in Raleigh reflects mainstream, not fringe

China's Television War on Japan

Get it right the first time

Fight Over Minimum Wage Illustrates Web of Industry Ties

Just saw a commercial for 'Quilted Northern' during the Beatles special.

Mizzou's Michael Sam, top NFL prospect, says he's gay

Taxpayer Money For Empty Private Prison Cells - Welcome To America

Springsteen opens Perth Arena show with "Highway To Hell" cover...

Dems Messaging Has More To Do With The Opposition Owning Almost All The Media.

NFL faces pressure from Congress to change Redskins’ name

Concealed study shows Hungary's nuclear deal with Russia causing massive losses - paper

Men, Married, Southerners Most Likely to Be Gun Owners

Don’t trust North Carolina politicians responding to the coal ash spill – Duke Energy owns them too

Did The First Person Ever Really Just Die Of Marijuana Poisoning? Here's Why That's Unlikely.

Paganism: An Overview Of One Of Least Understood Modern Religions

Lawyers for Christie administration seeking documents, interview with Hoboken mayor

Ton of high school kids sing national anthem on 18 floors of hotel balconies. Pretty cool.

Family pushes for 'Briana's Law' after NYPD officer fails to provide CPR

Why Feminism is a Good Thing!

How can You be of service?

The terrifying surveillance case of Brandon Mayfield

Let's revise our old offensive stereotypes about who's been hogging all the watermelons

Get Ready For US Roads Being Toll Roads Owned By Foreign Countries. GOP Idea.

Look, if I'm no longer welcome here, I'll stay away...

Morning Plum: Republicans double down on another Big Lie about Obamacare

I'm waiting for some folks here to come down and tell these people that they shouldn't be happy

Marine Corps Times first casualty in headquarters' war to 'professionalize'

"How progressives can turn the deep South blue"

The George Zimmerman - DMX Boxing Match Has Been Cancelled

Human Decency

Channel 4(UK TV)s Sochi Olympic Anthem:

"Cruz, Rubio, Other GOPers Urge Court To Stop Obamacare Subsidies"

Abortion clinic arsonist from the 80's molests child

FL gave $25 million to pro-profit charter schools for non-attending students in 2006-2007

enjoy - animal habits

GOPers Oughta Love Obamacare: It Likely Encourages Entrepreneurship

Selective Vision

VIDEO: How private equity keeps food portfolio companies fresh.

Westminster tomorrow and Tuesday:

Jewish Frank Sinatra Old Time Radio episode. It's very cute

I think some societal double standards come down to "counterbalancing."

That's not from scratch...*this* is from scratch.

Boy’s birthday surprise gets worldwide response

Mike Malloy - Teabagger Of The Day: Steve Stockman

Wrong-way driver was going more than 100 mph, witnesses say

As war on corruption mounts, China’s rich flee to America

Ted Cruz Wins Unofficial Straw Poll To Be Republican Nominee For President In Maine County

Don't call back this "missed call" from an unfamiliar number

Iranian poet executed for 'waging war on God'

Big carriers go political to kill local broadband

"Rob Ford's new YouTube series set to launch Monday"

Why Magic should change you

How about some rare (and raw!) live Beatles....

How Cannabinoids Cause Cancer Cells to Die

Police: Teen Tricked Oklahoma Walmart Managers Out Of Nearly $30,000

Candy Crowley, Guest: Blaming Hillary for Bill’s affair gives Republicans on Wall Street confidence

My Little what?


I need a new weather radio. Need suggestions.

An economic school has led to gridlock in Washington

I am starting to wonder if it isn't deliberate

GAH!!! Debian votes to move to systemd

Do banks still have time and weather phone lines?

A Rare Heavy Snowfall Hits Tokyo, Stalls Travel

Researchers looking for cause of starfish deaths

New Zealand protests Japanese whaler violating maritime zone

Climate-change map shows how plants and animals will need new homes

NSA’s Secret Role in U.S. Assassination Program (Former Drone Operator Speaks to Scahill, Greenwald)

BOOM!!! Michael Sam,SEC Defensive Player Of The Year, announces that he is gay. BOOM! BOOM!

How elevators transformed NYC's social landscape

'Oldest star' found from iron fingerprints: astronomers

Announcer for London Underground fantasizes about what she would like to say

Sen. Rockefeller Breaks With Officials, Says WV Water Not Safe For Drinking

Republicans seek access to Mitt Romney money machine

You know how Occupy Pedophilia are tricking LGBT people in Russia?

I'm going to do yet another Redskins OP (warning, sports geekery below)

The film Her is as important to humanity as 2001: A Space Odyssey

I'm in IST. Can I get my timezone?

Trivia question: who is my avatar?

Crist, running as Democrat for Fla. governor, reverses self, supports end to Cuba trade embargo

Best Political Cartoons of the Week

Associates defend man who had gun in school (SAFE Act advocate)

Another Pipe Dream .

Holey Moley would Christie be that dumb? to take a helicopter ride

Student visa system fraud exposed in BBC investigation

Tours Changing American Views of Cuba, US Policy

Juan Cole: A Nine Trillion Dollar War? Top 10 Reasons Americans Will Regret It If GOP Derails Iran--

King County Housing Authority To Resume Section 8 Voucher Program

Seattle as liberal bastion? Think again.

Beautiful Macroportraits of Bees

Documents: Judgments random in military sex-crimes

US suspect possibly targeted for drone attack.

EVERY SINGLE INSTANCE of a discussion instigated regarding Greenwald's character

Irritable owl syndrome

Bro Culture Rules Even In A Philosophy Department

Trove Of Documents From Hillary Clinton's 'Closest Friend' Uncovered

Politics and cults.

The University Of Missouri Football Team deserves major props for supporting Michael Sam!

I dare to write about: Men and Women Today

US Torpedoes Karzai’s Contacts with Taliban

Drones won’t fly without bases in India

50 Signs You Watch Too Much Fox News


Hamid Karzai Should Call His Brothers to Afghanistan

3,000 birds rescued in cockfighting bust

NSA’s Secret Role in the U.S. Assassination Program By Scahill /Greenwald

No Murder Charge for Man Who Shot Texas Deputy

Smearmaster Greenwald's smear campaign against George W. Bush

So Joe Scum jumped off the bridge support for Christie while

Toyota to end car manufacturing in Australia

Why isn't this getting more attention- the 6.6% unemployment rate released on Friday

Nothing but the truth. (graphic)

Bill McKibben to Obama: Say No to Big Oil

Petition to revise the pay that each Senator/Representative receives

5 Ways Rich People's "Entitlements" Cheat You and Me

Powering on - Tokyo’s gubernatorial election

States Reaping Budget Benefits Of Ending Bush Tax Cuts For Richest Americans

Obama administration starts to implement changes to NSA phone records program

6 Companies That Make Their Money Ensnaring People In Our Prison System

80,000 March in North Carolina Proudly Pushing Back Against Radical Right Agenda

The wildlife park that offered to take Marius has a state-of-the-art giraffe house.

NC Gov Blocked 3 Attempts In 1 Yr To Force Duke To Clean Coal Ash Dumps Under US Law

Oops! NC DNR Says Dan River Shows Arsenic Levels 4X Limits After Saying It Was Safe

Imagine That! Putting Venal Sociopaths In Charge Of WV Gov. Fuels Public Distrust!

The Girl Scouts have a great strategy for selling cookies in Washington State:

NYT editorial: The Case for a Higher Minimum Wage

Cameron Government Dealing W. Floods After Nearly 25% Cuts In Environment Agency Staff

Obama, Hollande Call For "Ambitious" Climate Agreement . . . . In 2015, Of Course

Hillary or Bust: How Clinton Buzz Hurts Other Dem Contenders

Nature - Amazon Forests Carbon-Neutral During Normal Years, Carbon Source In Drought Years

Occupy activist faces up to seven years in jail for 'assault' on police officer

15 Things Everyone Would Know If There Were A Liberal Media

FWIW, Morning Joe gave the Woody Allen column a mild raspberry today...

January Temps In Alaska As High As 40F Above Norm; Rivers Ran Heavy With Melt & Sediment

8 February 2014 - Atmospheric CO2 398.01

North Korea rescinds invite to seek Bae release

Boston plans gun buybacks after shooting death of 9-year-old

The Spectacular Myth of Obama's Part-Time America—in 5 Graphs

Anonymous NFL Execs Are Sure That The League Isn't Ready For A Gay Player

Iraq militants 'killed by own bomb while filming video'

Docs: Hillary Clinton Reacts To 'Narcissistic Loony Toon' Monica Lewinsky

Chris Hedges: Legalizing Oppression

Rand Paul On Bridgegate: People Shouldn't Feel Bullied By Their Gov't

Robert Reich: Why the Lousy Jobs Report Boosted Wall Street

Caribbean Airlines warns of Guyana flights threat

Professor Richard Wolff: A Cure for Capitalism

GOP steps in Obamacare trap: Watch their false claims blow up in their face!

Overrated, useless fools: Why this Congress will never achieve anything significant

Monday Toons

There Will Be No Government As Long As GOP Has House. Forget Minimum Wage. Period.

Congo militia leader ordered rapes, massacres: prosecutor

Cops: Mom made daughter kneel on raw rice, grits for hours

Pilots heading to wrong airport -- not as uncommon as you might think.

The scary future of creationism in America

Health Officials Increasingly Contemplate End Of Smoking

Debating the Gun Issue

WaPo: Contractor says Silver Line is complete; MWAA now has 15 days to decide

When will payroll employment exceed the pre-recession peak?

‘Responsible Gun Owner’ Threatens To Shoot 9-Year-Old Daughter For Stepping On His Dog’s Tail

Wow! Nation column spared no words about Chris Christie.


For any internet debate: The ultimate rebuttal

San Francisco: Pedestrian death nothing new on perilous Sunset Boulevard

Bill would limit costs for medical care under Wisconsin's worker's comp

West Virginia families, billed for smelly water they didn’t use, bill water company right back

Bicycling a very effective means of preventive healthcare, research shows

Is Mark Zuckerberg an example of legitimate wealth?

Find something to be happy about today (Monday February 10, 2014)

Bomb kills two American contractors in Afghan capital Kabul

Krugman: Writing Off the Unemployed

Following the same model as Greece ...

Mysterious Greek god held in Gazan detention

There shouldn't be a winter storm coming our way...(SC)

NJ Star-Ledger: Live chat with Tom Moran today at noon: Why he regrets endorsing Christie

How the NSA Helps the US Assassinate (Greenwald / Scahill)

"The//INTERCEPT" --We Track ’Em, You Whack ’Em--Death by Sim Card & Joy Stick

Coke ad hits the right note

NFL spokespeople: Michael Sam’s NFL Draft Stock Will Drop After Announcing He Is Gay

Cartoon: Divine intervention by Tom Tomorrow

Nuclear industry PR through the ages...

PAUL KRUGMAN - Writing Off the Unemployed

Over 90% of Germans speak English. What foreign language do you speak?

"Distractions Are Bullshit" from Deadspin

'Near Unanimous Support': Kansas Sends a Renewable-energy Message to America

Over 45 Forget Working Again At A Decent Job.

The real reason for the South's wintry mix:

Largest cockfighting bust in state history; 70 arrested, 3,000 birds rescued

When Conservatives Cry Wolf

New York State raising awareness of teen dating violence during February

Live and Let Love: An Incredible Show of LGBT Support and Pride. Just watch.

Irritable towel syndrome

Exelon quarrel with IRS could threaten tax-free exchange deals

Bitcoin price plunges as Mt. Gox says flaw in protocol allows fraud

The South's weather map for Monday and Tuesday:

We cannot stay home in 2014 - Will be hard to overcome disaster

Airlines Could Lose Slots At NYC Airports Unless They Raise Low-Wage Contract Worker Pay

Scott Walker admits committing voter fraud

Atheist in the Bible Belt: A Documentary

Three days, 7.68" of rain (2013 TOTAL: 6.74")

Used to daydream in that small town

Rein in the Saudi Religious Police

States with medical marijuana see decrease in traffic fatalities

12 Ways Catholicism is More Radical Than Pope Francis

Briefly, what's the progressive case against Verizon and Verizon Wireless?

Gay Russian doctor to seek asylum in U.S.

Obamacare Isn't Killing Jobs - 2 Charts That Prove It

LGBT rights advocates recount Moscow arrests

I tried to find one of his poems: Iran executes poet & peace activist for being "Enemy of God"

How many of you still grieve over the loss of your pet?

Body Found - Multiple Stabbing

De Blasio to Push Municipal ID Card in State of the City Speech

Christie Investigating Bridgegate Scandal. Next Up: Helping O.J. “find the real killer.”

Long: Ousting Skelos And Kolb Not An Issue

Assad Resignation Not Up for Discussion in Geneva – Diplomats

Mizzou's Michael Sam says he's gay

The French media has jumped the shark: Beyoncé and PBO

Japanese giving up on breeder reactor program?

Obscene: Occupy activist faces up to seven years in jail for 'assault' on police officer

Scott Walker admits committing voter fraud ... or he's a liar

Rick Berman and the Libertarian Shell Game

4 day's = 66 minutes, 7 seconds

It's only a game

GOP Base Would Rather Take Out Incumbent Republicans Than Beat Democrats

List 12 albums that have stayed with you over the years in some way

Keller leaves New York Times for nonprofit

We're melting


Guy Walks in a bar with a BAR

How bad can the right-wing get? Take a look at WND...

Remember that bobsledder who got stuck in a bathroom? Well.....

Homosexuality, Choice, and Michael Sam

Oh Brother: George Zimmerman Fight Not Actually Canceled, Says Damon Feldman

GOP Gov. Nikki Haley Is About To Make Taking Loaded Guns Into Bars Perfectly Legal In South Carolina

Suicide Bomb Instructor Accidentally Kills Iraqi Pupils

Irritable fowl syndrome

The NFL goes full blast with Michael Sam homophobia

Chris Christie update: Joe Scarborough’s betrayal

Kentucky All State Choir - National Anthem - Hyatt Louisville 2013

10 worst right-wing moments of the week: Victoria Jackson for office!

Why a woman who is not a feminist is a coward.

4 Ways Tunisia Is Now More Progressive Than The United States

So which NFL owner is going to be the Branch Rickey of our time?

Here's the first recorded instance of the F-word in English

Washington Post: No plans to report Obama is having an affair with Beyoncé

Czech nuclear power project in turmoil

Couples sue to force Ohio’s hand on gay marriage

Bitcoin Crashes (Again)

Second Amendment applies to carrying guns in cars

Let’s Celebrate, Not Lament, Renewables’ Disruption of Electric Utilities

Five demolitions in East Jerusalem, January 2014 ( Eyes Wide Open )

Has Big Oil Hijacked Democracy?

Pap and Seder: Welfare For The 1%

The Brutal Truth. RW Has Genocidal Tendencies. That Includes The GOP.

Amid Christie Scandal, Buono Says Some Democrats Have ‘Buyer’s Remorse’

What the Cyber-era is and will be, explained.

The 1932 Winter Olympics

FLOTUS just tweeted in support of Michael Sam: You're an inspiration to all of us

Fatah, Hamas to hold more unity talks

I'd like to volunteer to host this group.

Michelle Obama: Michael Sam is an 'inspiration to all'

Irritable trowel syndrome

I have a request to my fellow DU members.

The gender wage gap controversy reminds me of an old joke...

Chris Christie bridge scandal investigators may issue up to 12 subpoenas

Netanyahu and Obama to meet next month at White House

Former 'SNL' Star Chris Kattan Crashes Car On 101 Freeway, Arrested For DUI

Obama lynch image gets fireman fired

Obama lynch image gets fireman fired

GOP weighs undo of vets pension cuts as debt price

Pic Of The Moment: Well, That's Awkward

Water main breaks keep crews busy

by voting for reagan did walker commit voter fraud?

Irritable Cowell syndrome

UK Bank Standards Body Should Be Run by Non-Bankers-Review Head

Russian Jews remember Israeli athletes murdered at 1972 Munich Olympic Games

Irritable Vowel Syndrome

What it means to be gay in Russia (Warning: disturbing images)

Rush is unintentionally hilarious today, is mad that Dems are envisionining benefits without work!

Zimmermann "boxing match?" B. S. "Twin toilets in Sochi?" B. S.

There are no computer science teachers in NY

Today's newspaper correction

New Campaign to Highlight Organic Benefits, Debunk Messages from "The False Advertising Industry."

Let's go to Dumb Starbucks!

Kagan Says Her Path to Supreme Court Was Made Smoother by Ginsburg’s.

Rudy Guiliani’s Advocacy Of Governor Christie Comes With Price Tag

Moral March Rallies in Raleigh to Transform North Carolina

a couple of you asked about Mama Cat's status

Senate GOP Leader Skelos Says He Will Not Allow Vote on Mayor de Blasio's Pre-K Tax

Get ready Southeast

Irritable jowl syndrome

The Myth of Consumer Empowerment in the Face of the Crappification of Almost Everything

Outrage after Queens teacher tells kids not to write about Malcolm X

Posting Like A Boss -

Steve Benen: Refusing to take ‘yes’ for an answer

House GOPer Jokes About Blowing Up Obamacare With A 'Nuclear Bomb'

Uncle Ben's rice products recalled after skin reactions in children

Ferretable Scowl Binion

CONFUSING for a Star member:

He said / She said - Well here's one lie we can nail down.

FYI: February 11th 2014 is The Day We Fight Back Against Mass Surveillance

These colors don't run.

One thing is abundantly clear about the Dunn case.

Mayor de Blasio's SOTC: Full Text

Finally - the new DU Train Station is opened! *** post sign for new station ***

Obamacare Allows Workers To Tell Bosses To Shove Off; Conservatives Are Angry.

One of the greatest defensive backs in the history of the NFL opines on Kevin Sam

My membership expired at 4:30 AM today. You started with hearts this afternoon

What's this about Valentine's Hearts?

**** Heart Appreciation****

Piers Morgan is such a dick

Tanks in West Virginia leak not in compliance months before, official says

Grand Jury votes not to indict homeowner for homicide.

As flooding surges, Thames bursts banks near London

NRA Board Member: Bullied Children Commit Suicide Because Young Boys Have Been "Neutered"

Klingenschmitt "opposes a theocracy."

The Mouse That Roared

Gun Control Activists Shift Tactics

Walmart’s Labor Practices Backfire: People are voting with their feet and with their wallets.

Sochi Olympic Park’s condemned stray dogs ‘saved by Russian billionaire’

Has anyone here read about the JFK assassination and the release of..

Heart Give-a-way. 88 Hearts Left. One Could be Yours....

The Growing Problem Of The Elderly In Prisons - Victoria Law Discusses

Only 6% LGBT community find Obama unfriendly to their community - 76% find GOP unfriendly.

Methodists in crisis over gay marriage, church law

Stylish old ladies

Pro-LGBT banner set on fire at D.C. church

Village near Sochi despoiled by Winter Olympics (what a surprise)

Leonard Bernstein on The Beatles & Rock Music

State incentives for Volkswagen may depend on UAW vote, legislators say

Someone gave me a valentine heart!

6 Ways Hillary Clinton Is Her Own Worst Enemy

Gay Russian doctor to seek asylum in U.S.

Regents Approves Common Core Adjustments

What is the point of Valentines day?

Spain seeks arrest of former Chinese president over Tibet

Japanese/Korean academic researchers respond to Hansen etal on nuclear power

Westminster Dog Show Finalists Form Elite Iditarod Team

The Rude Pundit: Republicans Had No Problems with Bush's Lawlessness

Fight Over Minimum Wage Illustrates Web of Industry Ties

Suicide bomber hits NATO convoy in Afghanistan; 2 contractors killed

Most convincing ufo encounters?

President Obama, it's time to shed this "lawless" label.

'Cybertip' from Google leads to child porn arrest

Arab neighborhood in Jerusalem vandalized in 'price-tag' attack

It's Election Year

Anti-gentrification protesters target corporate shuttles in Seattle

Attorney General Eric Holder Says He'll Step Down This Year *UPDATE*

Totalitarian Paranoia in the Post-Orwellian Surveillance State

Problem with paying for hearts

RNC Chairman Is All For Rehashing The Monica Lewinsky Scandal: 'Everything's On The Table' (VIDEO)

"Everyone knew." Michael Sam at the University Of Missouri:

Some tense moments in the curling

A motion is made, and seconded....

Problem with highlighting and cutting photo properties...etc.

Curling NOW!

“Insane” GHG Savings From Workplace EV Charging, According To NASA

Here is a teenage rooster who really wants to steal some catfood kibbles

WATCH: Teen Suspended for Defending Bullied Gay Classmate ****UPDATE****

A Gay Michael Sam Is the Locker Room 'Imbalance' We All Need

Lawmakers Want To Know If Christie Flew Near Fort Lee During Closures

Here's what the Bobsled track from the Sarajevo ’84 Olympics looks like today

Thank you for my Valentine hearts!

Any dream interpreters? I had a weird one last night

At Nation’s Largest Jail System, New Indictments Add To Evidence Of Corruption And Brutal Beatings

A tangled web: US considers drone strike on American al-Qaida suspect abroad


Ed Schultz made a good point about money to Hillary diverting $$$ from this year's election

Psssssssssssssst! More Subpoenas coming and Lawmakers are seeking to compel Kelly and Stepien

What's for Dinner ~ Monday ~ Feb 10th

Dark Money and the US Chamber of Commerce: Majority of Donations Given by Just 64 Entities

Conservative group files civil rights lawsuit against Wisconsin investigators

The Tea Party Ain’t Over: The GOP’s Right Wing Is Digging In

There is no more “News” media: 100,000 people protested on Saturday, and we never heard about it.

Death By Metadata: Jeremy Scahill & Glenn Greenwald Reveal NSA Role in Assassinations Overseas

This is what happened to the football field at the University of Missouri after Sam's announcement:

Not this Time!

Is the Second Amendment Absolute?

Former Florida State Rep. Ana Rivas Logan Leaves GOP Over Immigration, Becomes A Democrat

Cannabis Helped Treat Leukemia In Teenage Girl – Doctors Publish Case Study

Rindfleisch, O'Keefe (Wis.Club for Growth) identified as subjects in John Doe probe

*Really* Dumb Criminals: Man Caught Smoking Weed In Hospital Maternity Ward

Michael Sam - Changing the Culture

Public interest group sues Justice Dept. over JPMorgan settlement

SUNY chancellor seeks additional funds for capital improvements, hospitals and community colleges

Cup O' Noodles Seen Shoveling Snow Outside Ramen Museum

Greenwald debuts Omidyar-backed The Intercept

Third chemical arms shipment leaves Syria

Vote out Hate and Bigotry in 2014!

EU agrees to launch negotiations with Cuba

Bill would keep sex predators separate from abuse victims

U.N. nuclear watchdog sees 'good' progress with Iran, much work remains

If the Pope were really progressive, he'd speak about child rape

UN: Syria Extends Humanitarian Pause in Homs

UK weather: Scientists say Government's obsession with deregulation and cost-cutting responsible for

Hi all. I'm gay. It's my normal.

Rome affirms parishioners, and circumscribes US bishops

Behold How Badly Our Political Journalists Have Lost the Freakin’ Plot

Wind of change sweeps through energy policy in the Caribbean

Weekend Gun Report: February 7-9, 2014

88 Wheels, Tires Stolen Off Cars at Galveston Dealership

Compassionate Conservatism: NY Post columnist says Philip Seymour Hoffman "made his choice."

Ex.Gen.Petraeus Endorses Hillary. Get your popcorn ready.

Religious Minorities In Islamic Pakistan Struggle But Survive Amid Increasing Persecution

Another fatal wrong way freeway crash - this one in Michigan

Wind energy accounts for 64% of Spain's electricty demands...

Was UP with Steve Kornacki on this weekend?

GOP wants to ease species-protection law

Faurot Field (Missouri) shows support for Michael Sam

A great place to start......

Chris Christie is a bully, and bullies are cowards

Plan would give disabled vets chance to work in the Capitol

Houston: Contaminated Soil Sinks Metro Underpass Plans for Green Line

Here's Some More Italian Justice For You...

Colombia spying on journalists reporting on peace talks: Univision

Colombia spying on journalists reporting on peace talks: Univision

Florida: Campaign Pushing to 'Greenlight' Pinellas Mass Transit Tax

Conservative income splitting plan is tax gift for wealthiest families: study

I can't wait for the day that this no longer qualifies as "NEWS".....

Weather Gods Finally Drop Snow and Rain On California

An American Hero: Walter Cottle Lester, 88, Who Spurned a Fortune in Donating Land, Dies

If you're looking for a sale on Nikon Lenses

Essence to honor African-American men in cinema

Obama honors African-American History Month

Wendy Davis: Greg Abbott should settle school finance lawsuit, seek special session to redesign fund

Black History Month: 10 must-read classics by African American authors

Kansas African American Museum to present program

Month of African-American Comics – The Inheritors #1

Lawmaker suggests ‘duct tape’ strategy for GOP pols: Shut up until November elections

uh oh, Panel looking into whether governor flew in helicopter over Fort Lee,

I don't know if this is on my end or yours.

Common sense approaches to gun violence

Always refreshing to see Journalists admit their Errors

Thanks for the hearts, everyone.

New interactive map shows what Earth will look like when all the ice melts

Intruder takes selfie on victim's phone

Lawyer gives away free divorce for Valentine's Day promotion

To save time and postage here is my valentine's day card to all of you

If People Are Waking Up The GOP Would Have Lost Congress By Now. Few Signs They Really Are.

Ex-Guatemalan soldier Jorge Sosa gets 10 years in U.S. jail for hiding his role in ‘ruthless massacr

Ex-Guatemalan soldier Jorge Sosa gets 10 years in U.S. jail for hiding his role in ‘ruthless massacr

The White House is relaxing the employer mandate again

is it okay to feel okay to grab an opportunity at the expense of my fellow consultant?

Robert Kraft would welcome Michael Sam to Pats: 'We're about winning'

Lots of love back for the heart!

Anti HillaryBorg stories are themselves part of the HillaryBorg

That is so funny.

NTSB finds Bounty sinking result of reckless decisions.

liberal media jumps on hillary/bill bandwagon with rand paul

Turned away, Mexican women giving birth outside hospitals

Katharine Jefferts Schori to receive honorary degree from Oxford

Katharine Jefferts Schori to receive honorary degree from Oxford

Eight Great Ways To Celebrate Black History In America's National Parks

Duluth Wendy's owner is the latest example of business owners doing right by workers

Alan Page ruled on and off the field

i sent my son a box of valentine goodies and treats today... yea me. lol

Larry Doby may not be household name, but should be


Unemployment and Violence in the African American Community

Legislation allows community service as an alternative to suspension

Chile’s Loch Ness Monster: New Marine Reptile Fossil Found

From Shani Davis to Lolo Jones: Which black stars will shine at Sochi Olympics?

Suicide bomber instructor blows up his class.

Former Fla. Rep. Leaves GOP That's Being 'Held Hostage By A Group Of Extremists'

Well, they have certainly scared the shite out of everybody here about that storm.

CBO: Guys, We Didn't Say Obamacare Would Cost 2.5 Million Jobs

Chrysler Pays UAW Trust $5 Billion to End Bankruptcy Chapter

Japanese/Korean academic researchers respond to Hansen etal on nuclear power

Prison closures going forward as planned, despite lawmaker opposition

To my great delight, someone gave me a heart. And I suspect it was one of you women.

3 Takeaways from the Hillary Papers

UPDATED: Rand Paul Struggles To Explain Why He's Supporting McConnell

U.S. Winter Storm Seen Spreading Snow, Sleet Across South

SAINT Valentine's Day is coming! Shouldn't we start a war on it?

Boomers Turn On, Tune In, Drop Out of U.S. Labor Force

Russian Figure Skater Apologizes For Racist Obama Tweet, Now Blames Hackers

De Blasio’s Minimum Wage Hike May Face Resistance in Albany

Rand Paul warns of blue Texas : GOP needs people ‘with tattoos’

Obama administration delays part of employer mandate again

Democrats and Labor Leaders Sing Bill de Blasio’s Praises After State of the City

Newsweek interviews woman who accused Bill Cosby of rape

If you say Bruce Springsteen covers "Highway To Hell"

Julia Roberts' Half-Sister Dies of Apparent Drug Overdose at 37

SMU Mustangs re-enter top 25 after 30 years (AP top 25 men's basketball included)

Was doing some research on the web and

Trial Begins for OWS activist: Faces 7yrs in Prison After NYPD Beating Left Her Unconscious

Prescription Painkillers Seen as a Gateway to Heroin (NYT)

Thank you to those who sent Valentines.

Update: NC Admits Tests Show Levels of Arsenic Above Drinking Water Standards

Black History Month~ Toni Morrison

Pigshit Tenn. ReTHUGlican "lawmakers" threaten to take away VW incentivives if workers vote

What Bill Maher got wrong about spending on young vs old: Everything.

EU in Talks About Aid to Ukraine – Ashton

Russians Return to Religion, But Not to Church

RIP Maxine Kumin

Shucks, folks, I'm speechless!

A compliment and a request

Our Historic Austerity—in 1 Crazy Chart

Two shot at Georgia supermarket as crowd shops for storm supplies

Atlanta weather right now is

François Hollande arrives in US for state visit to Obama

30,000 fricking posts?

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Oh, I found a lovely link...

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An example of local government NOT looking out for the needs of its citizens...

Suicide Bomb Instructor Accidentally Detonates, Kills 21 Students In Iraq

William Tenn was a bloody genious...

Ben Carson Suggests Progressives Could Turn U.S. Into Nazi Germany

Turned away, Mexican women giving birth outside hospitals

I wish Michael Sam all the best, and I honor him for his ground-breaking courage. But ...

Oklahoma Restaurant That Won’t Serve ‘F*ggots’ Gets Internet Push As ‘Best Gay Bar’

Exclusive: Regulator plans purge of Wall Street arbitrators

Duo tracks double-dipping in U.S. oil firms' toxic tank cleanup

Panel Investigating Chris Christie Bridge Scandal Votes To Compel Insiders To Produce Records

Large blast reported at New Hampshire ball bearing plant

GOP candidates for Texas AG vow to continue defending same-sex marriage bans; Democrat mum on issue

GOP candidates for Texas AG vow to continue defending same-sex marriage bans; Democrat mum on issue

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Florida Seeks To ‘Strangle The Lifeblood’ Of Bitcoin By Targeting Anonymous Transactions

Revealed: U.S. Targets Death Strikes Using Mobile Phones

Shorter Republican Party: “Unemployment Before Unions!”

Democrat pollster says 2014 will be record-low turnout among the youth

Ireland's gay marriage debate: where homophobes are treated as victims

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4 Key Insights Into The 2014 Midterms

Hollywood police find untested rape kits in evidence room refrigerator (Hollywood, Florida)

Iran Successfully Test-Fires Long-Range Missile: Minister

Russia, China Skip Security Council Talks On Syria

February 10, 1973

'Day We Fight Back' Protest May Get Silicon Valley Support (Feb. 11)

In Atlanta's defense... how many inches of ice does it take to be a problem?

can you point me to an internet site for animal track identification?

Priest in Italian prison says Amanda Knox is like Nelson Mandela

Dumb Criminals: Man Sends Cat Poop To Companies That Won't Hire Him

Obama sort le grand jeu pour la France

Congressional Progressives Urge Kellogg's to End Lockout

A question re: St. Valentine's Day...

'Priceless' bronze statue of Greek god Apollo found in Gaza Strip.

How brazen is Chris Christie? Christie Request for Hoboken Mayor Interview Rebuffed

Misclick Leads to Christian Organization Pulling Ads Off Rush Limbaugh

Scott Walker says he voted for Reagan... but he was 13 & 17 when Reagan ran for president

There are times...

Charlie Crist Spills the Beans on The GOP’s Descent Into Anti-Obama Madness

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Death By Metadata: Jeremy Scahill & Glenn Greenwald Reveal NSA Role in Assassinations Overseas (1/2)

U.S. says Social Security computer outage to affect

National Republican Congressional Committee sets up 18 fake web sites to defraud Dem donors

Episode VII fan art movie poster

Canadian Olympians Can Swipe Their Passports For Access To Free Beer