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Archives: February 18, 2014

Goats goating around.

Congrats WillPitt - Most shared on last week: Diary of a Dying Country.

Huckabee Lambasts BDS Movement, Peace Negotiations, Praises Scarlett Johanssen

Thank you to my anonymous heart benefactor!

Tweety - who gave them marching orders - the police were part of the politics

Political speech is not protected in the work place. McCrory insulted, gets worker fired.

NH Rebellion

Kansas Republicans Decide Anti-Gay Bill Is “Discrimination,” Kill It

2014 Southwest Stakes at Oaklawn Park (Derby Prep)


Can you spot three things that are different in these two pictures?

Organize the South: Panel at Duke University

Jury Instructions

McCain Chides Russia, Iran For Destabilizing Middle East

The Wheels on the (Tech) Bus Mark Fiore

Delighted Health Insurance Executives Gather In Outdoor Coliseum To Watch Patient Battle Cancer

What was that sudden series of loud thuds outdoors this afternoon?

Fracking Well Blowout Causes Oil and Chemical Wastewater Spill in North Dakota

Division Diversion

National Geographic Interactive gives "Four Ways to Look at Global Carbon Footprints"

Sinai-Based militant group claims responsibility for Egypt's tourist bus blast

I could be happy the rest of my life, with my...

Bad River Watershed Association A Valuable Source

To All My Big Oil & Big Energy Investing Comrades - Keystone XL

Daily Cute: Rescued Ducks Go on Their First Swim!!! VIDEO

Another Priceless Headline Chuckle

North America Trade Partners Turn Their Attention Toward Asia

Cabela's co-founder Richard Cabela dies at 77

Report finds state’s new election law disproportionately affects black voters

NC lawmakers get update on Duke Energy coal ash spill

A few shots from this year's Great Backyard Bird Count

Indiana moves closer to constitutional ban on same-sex marriage

mars rock mystery solved, has something to do with Obama, Snowden, and Khrushchev....

"Big Brother's Prying Eyes"--The "Lessig Interview" to Blow your Mind...

February 16, 2011

Dumb Criminals: Seattle Man On LSD Claims To Be Jack Bauer During Break In

to whomever, thanks for the hearts!

Senator Chris Murphy: Stop putting kids in 'scream rooms'

Ex-militants who admit killing NY cops seek parole

The evolutionary puzzle of homosexuality

Manus Island: Immigration Minister Scott Morrison confirms one asylum seeker dead, 77 injured during

IMO: GD has lost it's collective mind.

Lawmaker: Time to roll back special break for Utah charter schools

The last set of scenic pics for a while (Dial-up warning)

President Obama needs to stop talking about climate change.

The Chevron Guarantee: Our well won't explode...or your pizza is free!

Georgia Senate defeats St. Patrick’s Day alcohol bill

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Tuesday, 18 February 2014

Amory Lovins: energy visionary sees renewables revolution in full swing

Labor Humor: Terms of Respect

The country is at its best with a divided Government.

February 17, 1986

Long Island radio hosts suspended over fake story about homophobic mother

NFL must quickly create safer work environment in response to Ted Wells report

"Big Brother's Prying Eyes" Laurence Lessig..Retrospective:

Religion and Poverty.

The ignorance and hatred of WND and right-wingers is appalling....and scary

Objectification? You really want to go there?

Let's Watch Venezuela Destroy Itself

Canada Geese

Ken Buck Still Doesn't Seem To Understand Why He Lost Women Voters In 2010

Spill the Wine (Snowsuit Rendition)

Orioles, Ubaldo Jimenez agree on deal

Newly Published Secret Grand Jury Orders & Other Docs shed light on US Investigation of WikiLeaks

4 charged with Detroit triple murder; police say victims stabbed, tortured, house torched

Common Core Curriculum Now Has Critics on the Left.

Another Death Penalty Poll - if you could be sure of guilt or innocence would you support the DP?

Cuba Policy Pads Many Pockets

76ers to sign teenager with special needs to contract

U.S. remains invested in a calcified Cuban doctrine

It's a man's world...

'Joe the Plumber' Wurzelbacher gets union job with Chrysler Group

‘Son of God’ Cuts Satan Scenes Featuring Obama Lookalike

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Under the Weather & a new kitteh gif

Senate Dems try to re-create 2012 electorate.

Nuclear 2.0: Filibuster Reformers Crave More Senate Rules Changes

Nuclear 2.0: Filibuster Reformers Crave More Senate Rules Changes

Ivy falls away from building facade...

I guess Emily's List doesn't give a rat's ass about 2014.

Vibes meeded for a friend......

Last moments of man killed by police near Las Vegas captured on video

For the love of all that is holy please make it stop!!!

How Democrats can win big in 2014.

"Report: Polls Show Americans Support Diplomacy With Iran"

On "presidents' day" could I do an Andy-JACKSON on Shrub?!1 n/t

Limbaugh discussing FLOTUS and Oprahs derriere . What a pig.

Capital One's new contract says it can show up at cardholders' homes, workplaces

A South Dallas Store Owner Accused of Food-Stamp Fraud Faces 305 Years in Prison

Iran 'may send forces to Pakistan' after capture of guards

Is Lone Star beer any good?

Edwin Sutherland: The 75th Anniversary of His Coining The Term White-Collar Crime


Get your ballot on! Early voting starts tomorrow!

Huh. Whaddya know. I just hid every thread with any content that might be objectionable at all....

Meet U.S. Senate Hopeful Chris Mapp, Who Thinks "Wetbacks" Should Be Shot on Sight

Dallas Attorney Lisa Blue Appears to Be Bankrolling Attacks on Democratic Judge Lena Levario

Dave Peiser message from CA-49

I also have a confession

Illustrator has hilarious way of eliminating boredom on his commute;

Bas Relief of Walker Hancock (one of the Monument Men)

Government Layoffs Have Been Undermining The Recovery For Five Years

Untold History: More Than A Quarter of U.S. Presidents Were Involved in slavery

"Chris Christie's Entire Career Reeks - "It's not just the bridge

Favorite new characters from Season #2 of "House of Cards"

Wetlands photos from Florida December 2013...

Bipolar, no two ways about it.

Dean Baker: Corporate Cronyism: The Secret to Overpaid CEOs

Soda Springs

These ice dancers are such show-offs.

Two funny union related taxi shows. It was a two part show.

Secretary Kerry Takes 'Selfie' With Students at Climate Change Speech in Jakarta

Another Stand your ground case is coming up in Florida


Abbott under fire for hosting Nugent — a rocker with a history of young girls

Anybody else think this ad is kind of mean-spirited?


A man claiming self-defense shot another man to death at a Walmart near my house...

Rate Of Future Sea Level Rise 10X That Observed To Date; BEST Case 7.5 Feet

Take a hint, eh!

Users of Android Tablets are you having issues?

Sexual assault: A growing problem among women worldwide

Fundamentalists with an "Old Testament" mindset becoming more prominent in the US military

Imagine what the Rethugs could do if they took over the Senate and kept the House.

Sexual Assault at God's Harvard (trigger warning)

Laurel and Hardy dancing to Santana...

How do you maintain your cutlery?

The Rise and Fall of Talk Radio

Your pick of Horror movie that told the most/best Political truth?


Linus Sings The Police

"Green Acres"' Actress Mary Grace Canfield Dies


Creepy Canada

I have been diagnosed with bacon deficiency

"Natural?" "Organic?"


A Wisconsin institution is closing!

Hey Fallon, you SUCK!

Okla. pharmacy won’t give drug for Mo. execution

Sen. Ted Cruz laughs off rift with GOP leadership at Williamson County event

Our beloved Cavalier Abby is in my arms tonight.

Union official blames New York's assault weapons ban for Remington move to Huntsville, AL (updated)

Chuck Schumer's Brother Tied To Comcast Deal He Supports

What is the best TV episode or TV scene you have watched in the last 30 years?

What's for Dinner ~ Tuesday ~ Feb 18th

Photos of Obama Being Awesome (in honor of Presidents' Day)

Wisconsin Institution is closing...

Thankie for the hearts folks!

Huntsville and Madison Co. will buy former Chrysler plant for $10.5M, let Remington use it rent-free

Supreme Court commutes death penalty of Rajiv Gandhi's killers to life term

If We Don’t Connect It to Race and Class, Then Green Politics Is Just High-End Consumerism

Koch Brothers & Their Ilk Are Like A Spreading Cancer On The Country. They Are Killing The US.

On "Gun Nuttery" and SYG

This Brutal Winter Make Climate Change Denial Much More Plausible.

In cancer science, many discoveries don't hold up.

This is what the Catz of Sochi have been up to :

Study: Missouri murders spike after state repeals gun background check law

After comment to Gov. McCrory, Reid’s cook fired

This is pretty cool. Boeing painted one of their test 747's with a Seahawks livery

I race half-marathons. Berezovsky plays Liszt.

Here's another thread about gender

Don't underestimate ordinary people

“THE WORLD WILL END IN 100 DAYS” Ragnarok – the Viking Apocalypse

Four words that will drive Republicans crazy.

Space robot researcher seeking room in pterodactyl-free zone (near Evansdale or in Southpark)

Snowden Documents Reveal Covert Surveillance, Pressure Tactics Aimed at WikiLeaks, Its Supporters

How CGI Is Circumventing Porn's Condom Law

Your greed is hurting the economy!

Snowden Documents Reveal Covert Surveillance & Pressure Tactics Aimed at WikiLeaks & Its Supporters

First it was THEM! Mutant ants! Then Hitchcock's THE it's...

Global Anti-Semitism and the Erosion of Shame

First Bush, then Perry, now Abbott. Why is Texas sliding further backwards?

Kerry blasts Syria's Assad for 'terrorism'

Another snapshot of the carnage.

My hearts went away

John Kerry Tells Indonesia: Big Trouble with AGW

Sorry, but there's no adult model, yet...

Dear Marine Corps

Consumers Restrain Spending; Recessionary Mindset Lingers

Bill O'Reilly Complains About Americans Being 'Self-Absorbed and Ignorant'

Sunset at Point Woronzof

Muslim Woman Discovers Friendly New World When a Winter Scarf Covers Her Hijab

Huge asteroid thunders past Earth

Court of Appeal to give key ruling on whole-life terms

Mount Susitna at sunset

Obama Admin’s TPP Trade Officials Received Hefty Bonuses From Big Banks

Bolivia Inaugurates Pilot Plant For Making Lithium Batteries

Peace activists are waiting for sentencing

Live stream from Kiev - European Square (Footage of protests)

Sex Offender Kills K9 Officer, Bail Set for 1 Million Dollars

Police Shoot Eighty Year Old Man In His Bed - Do Not Find Drugs

With 3-D printer, Creighton prof creates affordable hands for kids

NatGeo: Water in America: Is It Safe to Drink?

Tuesday Toon Roundup 1- This Merger Bites

Tuesday Toon Roundup 2- Living in America

Tuesday Toon Roundup 3-Handling Climate

Union Pacific puts up more of a legal fight over spider bite lawsuit

Tuesday Toon Roundup 4- The Rest

WTF?.. Another banker leaps to death from JP Morgan’s headquarters this time Hong Kong

Another surreal moment in Sochi: 2 members of punk band Pussy Riot held in Sochi

Scott Walker's Wisconsin Leads the Nation in New Unemployment Claims, Again

Proposed Pocatello, Idaho mosque sparks religious debate

George Zimmerman: God Is The 'Only Judge That I Have To Answer To'

Russia to buy $2 billion worth of Ukrainian eurobonds this week

Wisconsin: Brad Schimel’s sweetheart deal for disgraced, corrupt Scott Jensen

Autopsy confirms Scotts Bluff County jail guard died from strangulation (she was 24 suspect is 15)

5 Signs America’s Super-Rich Are Going Off the Deep End

Is America's Legal System Capable of Defending Black Life Against Irrational White Fears?

10 Reasons to Call for MORE Than $10.10 as a Minimum Wage

RE: Stand Your Gun Laws

Someone stole my heart last night.

What is your local Democratic Party doing to develop candidates and drive voter turnout?

The Rude Pundit: Abraham Lincoln Would Fuck Up the Shit of Today's Republicans ...

Breaking: Chihuahuas are running wild in Phoenix.

If We Don’t Connect It to Race and Class, Then Green Politics Is Just High-End Consumerism

Joe Berlinger to Direct Eight-Part Criminal Justice Series for Al-Jazeera America (

Sing Wildstein sing: Newly uncensored messages under review by NJ lawmakers

The Kiev Riots - They're back on. View from my window this morning...

"... PER YEAR"

The 14 US Housing Markets With The Worst Foreclosure Rates

Iran's real 'nuclear' revolution

NC State Legislators Learn That 106 Million Tons Of Coal Ash Waste Might Be Environmental Problem

China Crackdown Drives Business Off the Books

"Rapid Response Team" Called To Four West Virginia Schools Because Of Water Problems

1% Jokes and Plutocrats in Drag: What I Saw When I Crashed a Wall Street Secret Society

Worsening U.S. Divorce Rate Points to Improving Economy

(Pakistan) Students Take On the Army

From 1979 To 2011, Arctic Became 8% Darker; Albedo Change Equals 1/4 Of Effect Of CO2

Silence as Myanmar 'genocide' unfolds

Obama Heads to Mexico Meeting With Amigos Strained by Keystone

Amazing Facts About CA Drought: #1 - No Water Meters In Sacramento, Other Valley Towns

If you're old enough to remember cigarette commercials on TV ("Richly rewarding, yet uncommonly

VW Sticks to Tennessee Works Council Plan After UAW Miss

Striking Back: Germany Considers Counterespionage Against US

Sorry our wellpad failed. Have a free pizza, on US!

Freud’s Hysteria Theory Backed by Patients’ Brain Scans

The Swiss Virus: Europe Gripped by Immigration Worries

You have a right to bear arms.

Swiss Populist Leader Blocher: 'We Are a Sovereign Country'

Arrest made in 2012 French Alps shootings

Ted Rall Toon: Terrorist Name Game

looking to move to a LGBT friendly area.

Project Unbreakable: Images that broke my heart

One Inch of Snow” movie trailer captures the terror of Atlanta

Does Nixon's "Treason" Boost LBJ's Legacy?

Darrell Issa Rallies The GOP To Fight Obama's 'Imperial Presidency'

This puppeh was out in the snowstorm for 2 minutes:

Homosexuality Still Illegal in 77 Countries

Frigid winter pushes migrating birds to Florida

Docs Show NSA Targeted Wikileaks, Assange Vows Legal Fight

How Sweetheart Deals Hurt Labor

Scientists Warn Against Mass Industrialization of Deep Sea

Swiss Billionaire Populist Leader Blocher (the Swiss "Koch brother"): 'We Are a Sovereign Country'

Over One Million Voices to European Parliament: Stop Water Privatization

OMG, I am soooo envious of these people! (panda bear naughty babies)

Chicago goes to war with Asian carp

North Korea crimes evoke Nazi era, Kim may face charges: U.N. inquiry

Faces of Olympic Figure Skating

The Company Store Wants Your Soul Back

Billionaire Plans To Drop Serious Cash To Pressure Lawmakers On Climate Change

Who killed Sears? {hint: Ayn Rand}

Kazakhstan: Lace underwear ban sparks protests

TYT: Laughably Biased or Fair & Balanced Climate Change Debate?

The evolutionary puzzle of homosexuality

"I'd like to start . . . ." (cartoon)

TYT: Outrage After 'Loud Music' Murder Verdict Splits CNN, Fox Hosts

Why Surging Support for Marijuana Is Hurting the Republican Party and Will For Years to Come

TYT: Bill Nye + A Big Oil Shill = A Bad Climate Change Debate

Green sleaze: The EPA helps corporations scrub their images while screwing the planet

Imperial Hypocrite: The Depressing Inside Story of How the U.S. Gave Its Blessing to Egypt's Brutal

Magnitude 6.5 quake hits the Caribbean...

How Wolves Change Rivers (eye opening video & more)

Fox's Lou Dobbs Gives Louie Gohmert Epic 6 minute Scolding For 'Absolute Political Theater'

Bomb attacks in Baghdad and southern Iraq city kill 49

What type of drink are you

Black Boy Interrupted

Secular Talk: Lou Dobbs SCOLDS Louie Gohmert

Long, Long, Long

Secular Talk: Billionaire Admits He Doesn't Believe In Democracy

EXPOSED: 1% Jokes and Plutocrats in Drag: What I Saw When I Crashed a Wall Street Secret Society

Louie Gohmert NSA Program Is Like Busting Pot Smokers By Tracking Stolen Potato Chips

For all those and you know who you are

First U.S. bitcoin ATMs to open soon in Seattle, Austin

Flooding in Britain

Hate Speech

Chevron offers coupons for pizza combo after fracking well explodes

Why it's a good time to be a dictator like Kim Jong-un or Assad (Nothing shocks us anymore)

Oh yeah! Big conspiracy

The Invisible Hand behind the Koch Brothers 'dark money'

As someone who grew up in the south (Dunn/Zimmerman)

Secular Talk: Evangelical: Disney 'Demonic' For Showing Gay Couple

Dear Asus router user: You’ve been pwned, thanks to easily exploited flaw

Nixon still runs the GOP: How the white South dominates the party

What can you guys tell me about Humanists? I've never dealt with one before.

Unravelling the false history of the Iranian nuclear program: An excerpt from ‘Manufactured Crisis:

GWB scandal: Newly uncensored messages under review by NJ lawmakers

Secular Talk: Creationists Talking Creationism Is Fascinating


More Whining from the Canadians

More outrageous lies from the anti-choice crowd

Dean Baker: Corporate Cronyism: The Secret to Overpaid CEOs

Pic Of The Moment: Corporate Responsibility At Its Finest

'Joe the Plumber' Wurzelbacher gets union job with Chrysler Group

Recent Storms and Major Development Could Revive Discussion of State Money for MARTA (audio link)

Major Oil Companies Making Double Profits From Oil Spills

Jonah Goldberg at The Los Angeles Times compares Obama to Caesar.

What a difference one little S makes.

Feeding time at the New zoo

The battle for mass transit’s soul: How will tomorrow’s greatest cities travel?

Members of Pussy Riot released in Sochi

Re: The latest SYG posterchild

A New Tool That Seals Bullet Wounds in Seconds With High-Tech Sponges

A New Populism? - Michael Tomasky in NYRB

Eugene Robinson at The Washington Post on the government’s gridlock victims.

Michael Dunn Compares Himself To Rape Victim In Newly Released Calls From Jail


Colo. pot aids kids with seizures, worries doctors

Ed Kilgore: Bobby Jindal’s Last Stand?

Kitten tossed from moving car in Maury County

Pediatrician: Vaccinate Your Kids—Or Get Out of My Office


Moms, mayors offer misguided message on guns: Column

Texas GOP Guv Candidate Critiques Nugent, Will Appear With Him Anyway

Driver saves kitten from chilly fate

How did GI Joe become the world’s most successful boys’ toy?

Asteroid Anxiety? Astronomers Say Not to Worry, Religious Nuts Not As Much

Grocery Store Worker Fired After Confrontation With North Carolina Governor

ALL of our rights are important. Why do people only worry about one or two of them?

German court finds Rwanda mayor guilty of assisting genocide

Papantonio: Corporations Refuse To Create Jobs

Fort Lee Mayor Refuses To Be Interviewed By Christie's Lawyers

Things nobody says to heterosexuals...

Moby Grape

Guardians of the Galaxy teaser has debuted

Shots Fired: McConnell-Cruz Feud Intensifies Ahead Of Elections

I work in a business (sales) where I interact closely with the the past week I've had

Watch Kiev today

Repealed Gun Law Leads to Spike in Murder Rate

Puerto Rican Arbitration Claims Climbing

Update on ice cat and hounds

NY GOPer: Delay My Corruption Trial Because It Could Hurt Republicans

'Joe The Plumber' Describes His New Union Job, Contemplates The Meaning Of 'Tea Bagger'

Find something to be happy about today (Tuesday February 18, 2014)

Exclusive: Mega-donors plan GOP war council

Watch 365 layers of makeup applied in one day


5 Reasons to Be Religiously Literate

Aid workers say is one of the largest refugee flows of the entire civil war is leaving Aleppo.

Celebrating The Diverse Spirituality And Religion Of African-Americans

If ever a song is as pertinent today as it was yesterday!!!

STOP: Racist rabbi’s appointment as Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem

Large Pooh Blocks Sewer

The True Nature Of Christie's Corruption...

Is there another bad snow storm on the East Coast?

'Excuse me, I'm not dead' St. Louis County woman pleads to her bank

Thailand police and protesters clash fatally in Bangkok

One more question about House of Cards—spoilers

Mods, this is a SYG post, move lock or delete at your pleasure.

A Billionaire on Our Side pushes back against the Koch Brothers

1st documented evidence of possible impacts on wildlife from the coal ash spill on the Dan River

Why is Bill Maher becoming such a horse's ass?

Regarding your answer to the question about 3-3 jury results

Making Contact seeks a radio producer for 4 days a week, Oakland

Pump or dump? Bitcoin's moment of truth draws nigh

Schumer Recuses Himself From Considering Comcast-Time Warner Deal

Large Pooh blocks Scottish sewers

Misdirected emails - obligations?

5 Books by Audre Lorde Everyone Should Read

Gas Pipeline Ruptures Underneath Raritan River, Shooting Water Into The Air

I believe some here might enjoy this

Solar Water Distiller Enables Desalination Anywhere There's Sunlight and Saltwater

2 members of punk group Pussy Riot released

Yoshi playing in the snow

Slain woman's border collie, diabetic cat still lack permanent homes

Support Dave Domina of Nebraska!

Household Borrowing Rises Most in Six Years in NY Fed Survey

Home Builder Sentiment Index Logs Sharpest Drop Ever

Happy Women-Who-Really-Run-the-Country Day

A New Populism?

Meanwhile, across the aisle, the concern is "Gay Illuminati Demon Nazis!"

this morning the radio announced how many homeless children are in Seattle

Great scene on US history from BACK TO SCHOOL

Obama Apologizes to Art Historian

Venezuela blames Colombia, Uribe for deadly student protests

For In the Wind:

WWII is not the time to talk !

Seen on the Facebook today:

Mitch McConnell Neuters Tea Party Money: Exposes Hypocrisy Of Dark Money Groups

1st submarine to sink an enemy warship, the Confederacy's "Hundley" sank 150 years ago (2/17/1864)

Affidavit: Teen (15) inmate talked guard into entering cell before strangling her (age 24)

Lou Dobbs Calls Out Louie Gohmert Over 'Political Theater' on the Debt Ceiling

Obama Shares Rouhani’s Challenge Selling Any Deal Reached

Ok. Walmart wins this one:


'I’m sorry, Ed. There’s nothing I can do': Shocking untold tale of the Chilean government's plot to

Detroiters Without Cars Seek Jobs in Vain as City Shrinks

I just had to turn off Big Ed on radio

As Kansas goes, so goes Maine.

Virginia GOP Wants To Adopt Obamacare While Claiming It's Not

Wait… Wut?!?

It's been a Justin Bieber winter:

Lopez turns himself in to National Guard

10 Dangerous Anti-Abortion Bills That Are Already Gaining Traction This Year

Politics Goes On, With or Without You

Ukraine: High Tension in Kiev as Deadline Expires [Live Updates]

The Official Forecast of the U.S. Government Never Saw This Winter Coming

Supporters rally for Trans Rights in Maryland

25% of Americans Unaware That Earth Revolves Around Sun

Venezuela Opposition Leader Surrenders to Police

Kiev LiveStreams for those interested

Obamacare fulfilling promise to older Americans

The gender wars in GD have gone too far.

ANOTHER Big Banker Found Dead...Suicide?

At what point would it be OK to label SYG et al as "Lead Based Lynching" laws?

Devo Guitarist Bob Casale Dead at 61

Ex-Us Congressman Melvin Reynolds Arrested In Zimbabwe For Allegedly Possessing Pornography

NC Governor McCrory hears it from a worker while grocery shopping. Gets that worker fired.

But I thought Wisconsin was “Open for Business” (Blogging Blue's take)

Must-Read: Yes, 1 Percenters Are That Bad - "What I Saw When I Crashed a Wall Street Secret Society"

Luckovich: Where do you stand?

Why is our banking system so far behind?

Paul DeMain Explains the Hunt for the Golden Goose (WI Penokee Mine info)

Ted Nugent is a clown

Bad UFOs: Skepticism, UFOs, and The Universe

McCrony (NC) may go down before Christie

Paul DeMain Explains the Hunt for the Golden Goose (Penokee Mine vid)

Senate bill would restore school funds used to close budget gap

Growth chart of right to carry

President Obama Announces New Truck Efficiency Standards

NY'ers back Cuomo's pre-K plan

Gunman At Large After Shooting Woman Outside of Indiana Day Care

Edward Snowden elected as rector of Glasgow University

New Docs from THE//INTERCEPT Show NSA Targeted Wikileaks, Assange Vows Legal Fight

There's a battle raging between Kiev protesters and police right now and Wolf Blitzer

Trash, ice line New York City streets as snow falls

85 Billionaires and the Better Half

Jackson, MI Crews Wait On Equipment To Thaw Nearly 100 Frozen Pipes, Leaving Residents Without Water

Jason Avant On How To Help Fix The NFL

Rep. Rush Holt (D-N.J.) to retire

#DangerousBlackKids: Black Twitter challenges the criminalization of black youth

opinion not given

This picture says a mouthful....

Why did Bill Maher contribute $1 million to support Obama's reelection campaign?

US lawmakers push for Netanyahu to address Congress

Why Is Walmart Paying Chris Christie's Pals?

Assemblyman introduces legislation to block de Blasio illegal immigrant ID card proposal

"Roger Tomlinson, the man widely regarded as the father of GIS — Geographic Information Systems

Schumer calls for disaster assistance for bud and vine damage to upstate wine crop

Obama's TPP negotiators received huge bonuses from big banks

Congressional Research Service on U.S.-Cuba policy issues in the current Congress

'Harpies', 'shrews', 'hags', 'prudes'... (HOF THREAD)

No-Ted Nugent is NOT a clown...

Did you all see Ed Schultz called Obama his favorite president of all-time?

GUILTY BY ASSOCIATION! Think again,if you think you have nothing to Fear just posting on a Website Ukraine’s Protesters Battle Police in Dramatic Live Video of Crackdown

Why Does the Search for a Gay Gene Freak Everyone Out?

Ukraine police storm main Kiev protest camp- 9 killed

Good Medicaid experience

Gillibrand bill would allow for easier refinancing of student loans

Gay Republicans Deserve Support From the LGBTQ Community

Good Government Groups Urge Gov. Cuomo To Stand Firm On Campaign Finance Reform

VH1 Orders 'Naked Dating' Series (Exclusive)

The New Skinny Pablo Sandoval..

The Liberal Super PAC Hoping to Use $100 Million to Turn 2014 Into a Fight About Climate Change

Anti-gay hate isn't religious freedom | Faithful America

Christopher Malcolm, Rocky Horror's Brad, dies aged 67

Rioting in Kiev Live-HD

Coal Ash Lines River 70 Miles From NC Spill Site

Decorah eagles are very's sitting on nest right now.

Poppy Bush tells Ed Koch 'nothing I can do' to stop your assassin, yet he ran CIA & Op CONDOR

"As Climate Floods Surge, Taxpayers On Hook to Insure Homes of the 1%"

Noose Found Around The Neck Of Statue Honoring Civil Rights Icon At Ole Miss

Do Not Feed The Trolls

I thought this "x-ray" view of yoga was interesting....

Love the Jamaican team - IT"S BOBSLED TIME

Big TZ bridge project comes with improper commuting bills

List of banker related deaths grows

Pork pie causes wedding brawl

US Embassy in Ukraine emergency message to Americans

Could UAW make a silent return in the VW-plant in Tennessee?

Kiev looks apocalyptic:

Since Florida cannot defend black life against white fear, the question now is: How should black peo

Now here's some truly scary stuff...

Michael Dunn compares himself to a rape victim in phone calls about his deadly shooting of Jordan Da

When Gay, Minority, Poor, El Al Hatred Is Viable And Even Tolerated We Are Sick As A Country.

I really wanted to boycott the Olympics but in the end I watched

Remote Possibility

Christie’s ed reform scandal: Principals suspended after questioning charter scheme

Va. gay marriage ruling prompts little reaction from Cuccinelli

Nixon still runs the GOP: How the white South dominates the party

I want to address those who think unions are bad

More commentary about vaccines:

Reduced Speed Limit Among Mayor's "Vision Zero" Plans

Bratton Has ‘No Problem’ With Mayor’s Call About Arrested Bishop

Article from Raw Story: "Iranian pop queen Googoosh promotes gay rights in new music video

Rabies shots - is it normal to have out of control nosebleeds

BioShock Studio Irrational Games Is Shutting Down

Defense Sec Chuck Hagel to be reunited with the long-lost ‘brother-in-arms’ not seen since Vietnam

I see there's another one

Holy Crap.. Watch this Giant Glacier break off into the ocean

Fourth Georgia Hospital Shuts Down As The State Continues To Refuse Medicaid Expansion


Seahawks! Sea HAWKS!

Denmark bans halal and kosher slaughter as minister says ‘animal rights come before religion’

Former CIA analyst Ray McGovern sues State Dept. for Putting Him on Watch List:

The Rude Pundit: Joe the Plumber Can Blow Each and Every One of Us

Scotland wins the gold for daily headline

Ray McGovern sues State Dept for putting him on watch

Setting the stage for a net-neutrality fight

Why Is Walmart Paying Chris Christie's Pals?

DEP Fines Halliburton for Repeated Violations of Solid Waste Management Act

Master monkey's brain controls sedated 'avatar'

University of Texas: The Effects of GPS Spoofing on Power Grid Monitoring

The Conservative Crusade For Christian Sharia Law

CBO Report: Raising minimum wage likely to reduce overall employment by 200k-500k jobs

We the People Response: Reaffirming the White House's Commitment to Net Neutrality

DeeDee the cat needs good vibes for her visit to the vet today.

Rep. Rush Holt (D-NJ) Will Retire

Yes, Pundits, Hillary Has the 2016 Nomination in the Bag - By Robert Shrum

It's human nature to identify with the living and not the dead.

What the GOP is counting on to win in 2014: Impeachment!

Do Nothing Republicans Announce They Will Not Be Passing Any Legislation This Year

Guess who's back? Kathleen Willey!

Posting T&A threads helps to create a hostile environment for women here.

Walmart was instrumental in the passing of Stand Your Ground

Pussy Riot Arrested in Sochi Under Pretext of Theft: VIDEO

If You Think the Weather Is Bad Now, Wait Until El Niño Returns

IOC Defends Removal of Trans MP for Rainbow Protest

What Sandra Fluke's Decision Not To Run For Waxman's Seat Shows Us About Inequality In Politics

Greg Abbott:unqualified to be governor of texas

Greg Abbott says he’s campaigning with Ted Nugent “to expose” Wendy Davis on gun rights

Greg Abbott says he’s campaigning with Ted Nugent “to expose” Wendy Davis on gun rights

What Really Happens When You Raise The Minimum Wage

A Complex Psychological War

Tea Party to Mitch McConnell: Drop Out of Senate Race or Alison Lundergan Grimes Will Win!

State Can't Let Gun Scofflaws Off Hook

This thought came to me today.

I'm trying to understand the appeal of the Bitcoin. It seems like a giant seedy scam to me

Obama to tighten fuel efficiency standards for big trucks

Photos From the Anti-Government Protests in Venezuela

FX Traders Facing Extinction as Computers Replace Humans

BREAKING: Live Video of Flames Engulfing Kiev's Independence Square as Protesters Clash With Police

Contaminated water woes continue in West Virginia

(LMAO) Lie Witness News - President's Day Edition

Human rights official assassinated in Colombia’s southwest

Pictures from Kiev

Mitch McConnell: It's time to confront our spending addition

US investigating ties between Colorado marijuana dispensaries and Colombia DTOs

US investigating ties between Colorado marijuana dispensaries and Colombia DTOs

Teapublicans force hospitals to close and cause infants to die, because they hate Obama.

I would walk through fire for the women of DU, my wife, my daughter, my mother, every woman I know.

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Fired Worker On Gov. McCrory: ‘He Was Hating On Me For Being A Fag'

Why is Thom Hartmann such a douche? He agrees with...

RIP Bob Casale

The new Bitcoin "Assassination Market" targets Obama, among others. This is not from The Onion.

What do religionists, atheists, agnostics, none of the above, etc. have in common?

J.P. Morgan Employee Falls to Death in Hong Kong

Ex-Congressman’s Zimbabwe Saga: Shooting Porn And Cutting Deals

Toons from Bartcop...

Obamacare Hasn’t Put Americans Out of Work

The Outernet

J.P. Morgan Employee Falls to Death in Hong Kong

Look!! A job lost to Obamacare!!!

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Uganda takes moral high ground, dismisses U.S. pressure on anti-gay law

GD SoP says

I am pleased to report...

Suspected Gay Men Forced To March Naked Through Nigeria's Capital Before Being Beaten By Police And

WH: Congressional Budget Office Report Finds Minimum Wage Lifts Wages for 16.5 Million Workers


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WV Governor: Water Crisis State Of Emergency To End Soon

No snow tonite. Or tomorrow.

I'm sorry, but this group is abusing it's "privilege".

White House Urged To Fully Fund IDEA ( Please email WH to support )

US naval ship runs aground in Black Sea: Pentagon

Arkansas Lawmaker Admits He Just Wants Fewer Uninsured People To Sign Up For Health Care

Travesty in Chattanooga

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Turns out the Loup Power District's excess sand is perfect for fracking – and worth millions

Well did they ever do that?

Stop It!

Who is the second IND Senator? Never hear from him, unlike Bernie.

Pete Danko: More Wind Power Equals Lower Electricity Prices

Beyoncé's Feminist Icon Chimamanda Adichie on Equality and Chocolate (interview)

Ambassador Prosor becomes first Israeli to chair elections to UN Human Rights Committee

It Never Rains in Southern California

WTF? Kansas bill would allow teachers to beat children to the point of leaving bruises.

Howard Webb denies penalty, avoids relegation

Newt Gingrich says Ted Nugent's white supremacism is comparable to Democrats

In the Central African Repulic, Muslims are being slaughtered.

Check out this 11-year old girl sing; 13 million hits in 5 days

Hey buddy, You're an asshole, not a genius...

Why do you suppose the Florida prosecutor released those damning phone calls

Controversial Senate Bill 2566 effectively killed in committee

Of course conservatives would disagree, because Dumbass could do no wrong...

Male nurse charged in Bronx nursing home rape

I doubt many Olympic athletes actually eat McDonald's....

Petition Response: Reaffirming the White House’s Commitment to Net Neutrality

"Venezuela Under Attack Again"... (Surprise....surprise)

Heroin found in Sullivan County elementary school

"The Talk"

North Dakota Fracking Well Leak 'Out of Control'

Don't get these things confused ...

What It Means to Treat Kate Upton Like the Successful, Autonomous Person That She Is

Rev Al is reminding America that Jeb Bush was the Stand Your Ground

We need to turn their money into poison.

A short rant about the Kate Upton "vomit comet" photo shoot...

It's sad watching what makes my party great being chased away.

Chait's savage and very good takedown: Do Liberals Want to Kill Iron Man?

You don't fight for peace

Rev. Al is right these guys are profiling these kids

Voting Against John Boehner Just Became The Tea Party's Litmus Test

Got another scam phone call...

Israel to build Jewish tourist center on private Palestinian land

Financier Plans Big Ad Campaign on Climate Change

Why not just impeach Obama?

Westchester Democrats To County Exec Rob Astorino: Try Getting Back To Your Day Job

Can an Atheist Be in Awe of the Universe?

Supersonic Jet Ditches Windows for Massive Live-Streaming Screens

‘You’re a Bum’: Greg Ball and Danny Dromm Clash Over Municipal ID’s

Flame away, but this is the world I wish every precious piggy had.

Cool New Kansas Bill Would Let Everybody Spank Your Child

What's French for "Shut up, grow up, and get your OWN coach?"

Teabagger Texas primary candidate compares Cornyn to Mitch McConnell

Ridiculous! Awesome! Ridiculously awesome!!!

Center Field: ‘AIPACing’ AIPAC: The New Anti-Zionist, Annihilationist Dog-Whistle

Montana County Attorney Quoted Religious Passages To Sexual Assault Victim, DOJ Investigation Finds

Paroled rapist is thwarted in attack on teen in East Harlem, cops say