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Archives: February 21, 2014

Tony Bennett & Amy Winehouse - Body and Soul

Man fired for using forklift to get vending machine candy bar; 'That machine was trouble'

The plan was to block the Fort Lee entrance to the bridge for four weeks

What Ukraine’s Protesters Learned From Belarus

Santeria, Scientology, Satanism — oh my! Atheist author explores minority religions

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Friday, 21 February 2014

Ukrainian Defense Ministry Not Taking Chuck Hagel’s Calls

PJ The Toilet Paper

Good News and my hilarious little girl

2 Success Stories That Undermine Right-Wing Media's Food Stamp Delusion

11 Powerful Photos of Religious Tolerance Around the World

Venezuela's Internet Crackdown Escalates into Regional Blackout

Obama's approval rating among Liberal Dems rises to 81%

Researchers suggest fecal transplants should be regulated as tissue not drug

taterguy cured my skintags.

Chris LeDoux - Montana Rodeo

Mighty Mouse!

My first world problem. What's yours?

OMG!! OMG!! OMG!! OMG!! OMG!! I just figured out what "Ptah" stands for!!!!!

Chelsea Manning'sAcceptance Speech on Winning the Sam Adams Award & Snowden's Video Homage

Judge Dismisses Suit Challenging NYPD's Surveillance of Muslim-Americans

I thought I would try to do a MFM.

Restorative Justice programs in schools

Confronting religion as an agnostic

ChristieGate: New Jersey's Largest Newspaper Calls for Samson to Resign

Restorative Justice

Catholic leaders praise missioners who stay in Central African Republic

Scott Walker may be the next Chris Christie — and that’s trouble for Republicans: MSNBC’s Chris Haye

Drones in Pakistan: Peace . . . And Quiet

Billie Holiday - One for my Baby (and One More for the Road)

Update on my sick kitty

After reading a certain thread tonight

Syria brokering local cease-fires as U.S.-backed talks falter

Republicans to Discontinue Use of E-Mail- Andy Borowitz reveals

Perry and Cruz don’t embrace Ted Nugent’s language but dodge saying whether they’d campaign with him

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

Professor Richard Wolff's Economic Update: This System Does Not Work (audio link)

19 LGBT Microaggressions You Hear On A Daily Basis

Haiti court says human rights charges can be brought against Duvalier

DirecTV Urges Feds to Scrutinize Comcast-Time Warner Deal

My new favourite smoothie. Almond, anise, ginger, mixed salad,

Obama to meet Dalai Lama on Friday as U.S. urges talks with China

Florida man, 101, runs for Congress

1,000 mile long 'Texas hooker' creating havoc for Midwest

Obama to host Dalai Lama on Friday at White House

Obama: Dems must focus on state, governor races

“Living in poverty is like being punched in the face over and over and over on a daily basis.“

AARP Pleased Chained CPI Not in Budget

De Blasio hires a Sandy point person, title TBD

Membership Only Bathrooms - Coming Soon to a City Near You!

Tomgram: Engelhardt, Thug State U.S.A.

Paid sick bill adds grace period for small businesses

Every time I hear the term EmoProg I visualize the person using it thusly:

Obama to seek tighter tax rules for corporate offshore profits -official

Building community, the New England town model.

Your newest fraudulent poverty crusader is the Tea Party’s Mike Lee

Papantonio: Start Treating Workers Like Humans, Not Commodities

How ALEC helped Duke Energy block stricter coal ash rules

Mirror, mirror on the wall.........

McConnell Challenger: Gay Marriage Could Lead To Parent-Child Marriage

Naomi . . .

Rick Perry Has A Problem With Ted Nugent Calling Obama A 'Mongrel'

SHE4ME: Love is Love Marriage Equality

Questions Remain About Actions of Cuomo's Top Port Authority Appointee Following GWB Incident

Steve King: 'Objectively True' That Many DREAMers Are Drug Mules

don't steal guns...

"Tea Party Takes on Boehner"

Obama will seek tighter tax rules for corporate offshore profits

Right Wing Cognitive Dissonance From Hell: Immigrant on Food Stamps becomes Billionaire

Go to school or college or get a job...don't get shot.

Ohio lawmakers (R's) approve bills that limit absentee & early voting

Conor Oberst Sues Rape Accuser for Defamation

McConnell opponent Bevin suggests gay marriage could lead to parents marrying children

Why doesn't business care about unemployment?

2 tourists injured in accidental discharge of firearm

Don't answer the door with a wii remote.

(Arizona) Religious Freedom Bill Riles Gay Rights Supporters

Lamb testicles are cheap and tasty

Man shoots himself in leg after leaving gun safety class


Woman Injured in Accidental Shooting

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! C’mon Back Jesus, and Bring your AR-15 & A

Sir David Attenborough Narrates Women's Olympic Curling Event, And It Is Pure Gold

Heartwarming but important. What happens when strangers see a little boy shivering at a bus stop

Florida's gun culture

If you're going to attack please knock first.

As Obama Vows to Act on Climate Change, Justices Weigh His Approach

Writing The Snowden Files: 'The paragraph began to self-delete'

Ecuador Chased Oil Deal W. China While Boldly Pledging To Protect Yasuni NP

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

State House Republicans' Chief Of Staff Resigns Amid Criminal Probe

NSIDC - Arctic Sea Ice Extent Lowest Ever Recorded For Mid-February

Australia Already Past Heatwave Frequency Predicted For 2030; # Of Record Highs Up 100%+ From 1950

Orting homeowner shot dead with own gun during burglary

Israeli demand sparks `Jewish state' debate

Pay Attention, Chevron! Oz Oil Lobby Leader Refers To Coalbed Gas Opponents As "Lunatics"

Apocalyptic scenes as Ukraine tears itself apart

CA Meat Plant Closed For "Unsanitary Conditions" Won't Say What They Were - Neither Will USDA

The Dark Power of Fraternities (Caitlin Flanagan in the Atlantic)

In Year Before Post-Spill Bankruptcy, Freedom Industries Paid Out $6 Million To Old, New Owners

Jon Stewart Compares Obama's Drone Program With Bush's Torture Policy

"The Happiest States In America"

I make my pnto beans or lima beans with pork chops.

Dental Services Are Coming Back For California's Low-Income Adults

Barred spiral galaxy NGC1300

There seems to be DU angst regarding ...

Dedicated to any Piscis with a b'day today

Librarian tried to have to have a genius lttle boy arrested. The cops reacted the same way

Are you a Democrat or are you a Weasel?

"Putin Is Winning In Ukraine"

NC Environment Head: Proposed $99K Coal Settlement Would Avoid Delays Involved In Actual Trial

ED Schultz: Bob Corker Wants A Race To The Bottom For Tennessee Workers

Cuomo Flip-Flops on Common Core

Barbie Pursues New Career as Internet Troll

Woman at eviction hearing shoots 5, stabs one.

Obamacare Attack Ad May Actually Expose Obamacare Success Story

32 gay rights activists arrested at Idaho Capitol

Snap! Rush Limbaugh's 'Radio Daddy' Clear Channel Reports $309 Million In 4th Quarter Losses

Jim Weirich, creator of rake, passes away

This is pretty much where I'm at right now with every political scheme...

White House takes steps against patent trolls

"with proper safeguards in place fracking operations pose no threat to local air quality"

Look like we are finally getting our storm

Fox Studios announces cast for new Fantastic Four movie. The internets loses its frikken mind.

I think racism is a lot more covert than I used to.

What's Going on in Venezuela in a Nutshell (Graphic)

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

Fox's Krauthammer Very Upset FCC Wants To Study Their Propaganda Channel

well this isn't going to end well.

My wife has made a follow up appointment for Brody--The Cat.

I tried almond milk for the first time, today.

It's late-go to sleep

Anyone else really looking forward to the USA vs Canada men's Oly semi-final hockey game? I sure am.

Boeing, Second Largest Federal Contractor, Pays No Federal Income Tax in 2013

Train strikes Allman biopic film crew, woman dead

Second Dunn Juror Speaks Out

RBS to retrench in investment banking, cut 30,000 jobs

OK, so maybe Pastor Ron Garner is onto something here...

NYC Mayor's SUV caught breaking traffic laws

Perry: In Texas, it’s the policies, not the people, that have fueled job growth

A simple question?

Ariz. senator opposes Common Core because 'fuzzy math' substitutes letters for some numbers (!?)

Oh, Sweet Jesus

Does anyone remember the Bibi Lee case?

Jerome Corsi is back with more CrAcKpOt science

This is NOT about the evils of straight, white, men, BUT, it is about the reality of one gay man.

Drugs found on 'Captain Phillips' ship after two deaths

Hydraulic seafloor carpet could harness the energy of ocean waves

Venezuela threatens to expel CNN over protest coverage

(x)This is NOT about the evils of straight, white, men, BUT, it is about the reality of one gay man.

What's the United States' First Bitcoin ATM Doing in a Downtown Austin Bar?

What's the United States' First Bitcoin ATM Doing in a Downtown Austin Bar?

The Sheepdogs: Women's hockey musical montage

DoJ IG to investigate Operation Fearless

Michele Bachmann: Hillary can’t ride wave of white ‘guilt’ into office like Obama did

How a Zionist can oppose the Jewish state: A response to Shmuel Rosner

Wow, I did not know that Ronan Farrow was such an accomplished man.

Jon Stewart is classic tonight

AP Tweet: Police chief says 4 dead, 2 injured in shooting at American Indian center in N. California

Will Putin Send in the Tanks?

Here we go again. Another police shooting, another video, more questions of police brutality

There are twenty DUers (you know who you are)

Settlement ends dispute with foul-mouthed Gilberton police chief

If the 'pugs keep ranting about Benghazi, we need to remind the voters...

Is the world itching for a fight?

Soros-backed group pores over emails as it targets Walker

The Happiest States In America

Pity Brazil’s Military Police

To raise or not to raise wages? (GAP)

The Math That Predicted the Revolutions Sweeping the Globe Right Now

FLOTUS on the Tonight Show tonight!

I'm a straight white male

'Boys will be boys' no excuse; feds target Montana handling of rapes

DU should be collectively ashamed that people here deny that objectification of women is a problem.

Childish misinformation from Fox on the settled science of Climate Change

Ted Nugent wasn't shocking. He simply exposed what lots of right wingers think about Obama.

Michelle Obama Talks Obamacare, Let’s Move! Campaign with Jimmy Fallon - video link

When tumbleweeds attack...

In new court case, data firms claim First Amendment right to track your license plate

Stewart Gives the States ('Meth Labs of Democracy') a Good Hard Spanking - video link

School Worker Accused of Yanking Girl's Teeth Out

Police: 4 dead, 2 injured in N. Calif. shooting

The Simpsons enter the political fray for the first time with a slam of H.W. Bush.

Divided Nation: Views from both sides of Kiev's barricades

Ew! Michelle Obama on Tonight Show w/ Jimmy Fallon

Chris Christie's Mansion(Drumthwacket)Fund Collected Millions From Political Favor Seekers!

I want to hear some appreciation for Chris Christie's sacrifices

Maximum the Homone: Insane Japanese heavy metal band. (Youtube)

South Carolina governor says Ford, GM, Chrysler union jobs not welcome in state

China urges Obama to cancel meeting with Dalai Lama

EPA smacks repeat offender for more South Carolina environmental violations

Ukraine protests: Fighting in Kiev 18.02.2014

Edward Snowden and the Moral Worth of Civil Disobedience

Attention, Guardian: Just Because They're After You Doesn't Mean You're Not Paranoid

Ukraine presidency says deal reached on crisis, opposition silent

Ahhh, that's better...

Iran boosts military support in Syria to bolster Assad

FBI to investigate Taser incident at Cedar Creek High School

With 2015 budget request, Obama will call for an end to era of austerity

U.S.-France Holocaust-reparation talks renew focus on firm planning bid on Purple Line job

New York Is Removing Over 400 Children From 2 Homeless Shelters

Priviledge, what it is, what it is not

Bestest song with goats.

Let's have a pitcher thread

Walmart Ramping Up Small-store Growth

Who is Really in Charge of Colombia?

The WhatsApp Guy Applied to Work at Facebook in 2009. They Rejected Him.

Rare faculty strike at U of Illinois-Chicago

7, 7, 7, 7... JACKPOT!

The rise of the 'cholitas'

Missouri Chamber Endorses Bill Expanding Medicaid To Low-Income Workers

Peggy Noonan writes the most ironic, un-self-aware column in the history of Western civilization

Kanzi, the amazing Bonobo ape

Plan to divide California into 6 states advances

More funny shit from David Thorne.

Wtf does Peggy Noonan know about 'everyday Americans'?

"However, the monkeys still control the cabana" -- voicemails from my landlord today

Real Competition From Google Or Window-Dressing For FCC? Time Warner Cable Improves Speeds In Austin

Venezuela's poor join protests as turmoil grips Chávez's revolution

The Hypocritical Whining of the Nuclear Industry

Did you catch Rachel Maddow's reporting on NC coal ash pollution and McCrory anti-science stance?

The Great White 1%

Hyperbole Hurts: The Surprising Truth About Methamphetamine

Austerity destroying the physical health of the Greek people

Ancient oaks and pines from 5,000-year-old forest rise as Welsh beach is washed away

Critics Blast DOE Nuke Loan As Championing ‘Technological Albatross’

Racializing Politics: We don’t say “Slav” Democracy troubled in Ukraine, why Talk about “Arab” Fail

The Iran Breakthrough TV News is Ignoring: Uranium Stockpile falls below amount Needed for Bomb

The Dark State: Snowden’s Revelations on Secret Gov’t Surveillance are the Tip of the Iceberg

Russian flash mob---"Puttin' on the Ritz"

Warning: Saudi mayhem ahead

Gulf's collaborative colonialism is here to stay

A sectarian cloak for Middle East wars

Hundreds of tweeting Americans want to invade Canada right now (Olympics spoiler alert)

Myanmar Ethnic Strife Spills Over to Malaysia

Ukrainian President Yanukovych agrees early election

South Carolina governor says Ford, GM, Chrysler union jobs not welcome in state

Jenn's words: Living in poverty is like being punched in the face over and over and over again.

Are We Being Slowly Poisoned?

How many nuclear power plants would we need to get us to 100%

The Scandal of Syria

Gun Threats and Self-Defense Gun Use

Google and Yahoo Against France

Why Guns Per Person is the Wrong Way to Think About Gun Control

Footprints of the US State Department

Sexism plagues major chemistry conference: Boycott emerges amid growing outrage


Immigration Reform and Marco Rubio’s White Teeth

The fascinating science behind the making of the Kate Upton Video

Aerial America: West Virginia --- Smithsonian Channel video

We Should Start Denying Services To GOPPERS And Fundy Nuts Supporting Anti LGBT Bills.

The Star Wars Role that Samuel L. Jackson was REALLY meant to play...

Bradford County farmer gets gas royalty checks for $1.10 and 10 cents

The West no longer rules the waves in Asia

Free press is vital to all, AP chief tells Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce

Time to reset the NAFTA agenda

Toon: Keystone XL

Computer for a senior who is also a technophobe

Three Amigos must revive the spirit of NAFTA

Meth Panic! The Surprising Truth About America's Most Vilified Drug

Hate Kills: How Homophobia Takes Years Off of Your Life

So close to our goal!

4 Ways Conservatives Are Fighting to Control Women's Sex Lives

Illinois leads multistate probe of Sallie Mae's student loan practices

Craigslist Shocker: “3 Years Ago You Were Evicted and I Have Your Dog” (link added)

Zimbabwe court orders deportation of former congressman

Should Olympic athletes pay taxes on their success in Sochi?

Murder charges against Venezuela opposition leader dropped

Rachel Maddow: Anti-science NC leaders no laughing matter

Militants Attack Presidential Palace in Somalia

Find something to be happy about today (Friday February 21, 2014)

Child Porn Investigation: Merkel Cabinet Rife with Suspicion and Mistrust

Return to Lender: Why Saving the Post Office Can Help Save Communities

Violence in Ukraine: Yanukovych Forces EU into Sanctions

Inequality, Productivity, and WhatsApp by Robert Reich

Friday Toon Roundup 1: Ukraine on fire

The Monstrous Merger of Comcast and Time Warner Must Be Stopped - Now

Friday Toon Roundup 2: The Rest (Violence Trigger warning for last toons)

WTF? Just WTF? Arizona lawmakers pass bill to allow faith-based refusal of services

Boehner once said in interview he'd rather kill himself than raise minimum wage

Interest Rate Blues: Emerging Nations Demand Western Support

Three Quotes From John Brunner

Montana Boy: Bones Show Ancestral Links to Europe

Marine Survey - Most Large Reef Fish Missing From Australian Coast

Chess in a Minefield: The Global Implications of the Ukraine Conflict

Surprise, Surprise - WV Mountaintop-Removal Towns Air Quality Far Worse Than Thought

Does the White House Really Think People Are That Stupid?

Abbreviated pundit roundup: Rejecting austerity

Democrats pressure Abbott to respond to Nugent’s remarks

Highly Radioactive Water Overflow at Fukushima

Drone Report: US Must Account for 'Turning Wedding Into a Funeral'

Abbott, Nugent campaign together as controversy overshadows stops

Boehner would rather commit suicide than pass a minimum wage hike

Ted Cruz-Signed 'Green Eggs And Ham' Auctions For $1000

Rights Group to ICC: Investigate NATO Allies' Complicity in US Drone War

McCain: Hillary Clinton Would Be President If Election Were Tomorrow

Rand Paul: Ted Nugent Should Apologize For 'Offensive' Obama Comments

In Ukraine, Chaos and Violence Hide Nefarious Role of US

Rand Paul’s audacious new sham: A phony religious epiphany

states outsource casino policing to private firms

Are Republicans even trying? Another Obamacare horror story bites the dust

Converting a republican to a democrat is like

Girl Scouts and Homosexual Overtones: The Worst of Bill O’Reilly

Montana Boy: Bones Show Ancestral Links to Europe

USCCB Subcommittee Chairman Strongly Supports Amending U.S. Constitution to Protect Marriage

Chickie's & Pete's to pay $8.5M in short-tipping case

Business Social Networking: All LinkedIn with Nowhere to Go

Perfectly Flawed

The Revolution is Here to Stay

Two American gun owners

Matt Taibbi Slams David Gregory: 'I Don't Know How He Can Call Himself A Journalist'

Violent Protests in Venezuela Fit a Pattern

Venezuela's poor join protests as turmoil grips Chávez's revolution

Chris Christie blames everyone else for his Sandy $$$ scandal.

Democrats: LePage orders treasurer not to issue $100 million in voter-approved bonds

Snow Removal Day in Minnesota

Meet the Billionaires Using Their Immense Wealth to Make Life Miserable for Ordinary Americans

A Voice for Men takes on feminist [rhymes-with-bunts] with new poster campaign (offensive NSFW)

Wall Street Is Drooling Over The Money It Will Make On Americans Who Can’t Afford Houses

Boehner Would Rather Kill Himself Than Hike Minimum Wage

Why Amazon’s Collaboration with the CIA Is So Ominous — and Vulnerable

Ukrainian president and opposition sign early-poll deal

Gay patient says Catholic chaplain refused him last rites

The Poster Boy For Unending War

The FCC's study and the First Amendment

NOAA - 347th Consecutive Month W. Global Temperatures Above 20th Century Average

In the Spirit: Sean Hannity and Annie Laurie Gaylor duke it out over Gideon Bibles

The Failure Of Welfare Reform Hits New Records

How Gap's Minimum Wage Pledge Is Already Paying Off

Pine Island Glacier Likely To Maintain Retreat For Decades - Biggest Contributor To Oceans' Rise

Fighting Fire with Fire

Education Majors in PA. State Universities Drop 31% - Corbett's Mission Accomplished

Don't be stupid! Vote in 2014!

Privacy and Surveillance: David Brin Virtually Speaking with Jay Ackroyd

Colorado Pot Market Exceeds Tax Hopes

A message of warning to supporters of any candidate.

Hospitalized but 'under observation'? Seniors, beware

The Stimulus worked.


Fish Suffering Heart Failure and Decreased Numbers due to BP Oil Spill

Sweeping Beijing Smog Alerts: Coincidentally, Major Communist Party Meetings In 10 Days

Arizona passes “Citizens United”-type law protecting corporations’ “religious beliefs”

How Do We Make The Fears of the 1% Come True?

Juror 6: Race had nothing to do with verdict. POOR CHILD

The government is not, repeat NOT scared of your guns. Here’s proof.

Celebrities Push Bill de Blasio’s Tax-the-Rich Plan

How Tea Party Absolutism Cost The GOP A Huge Win On Entitlements

Appellate division unanimously upholds conviction of rapist

There, We Fixed It! NAFTA "Working Group" Established For Monarch Butterfly

Tom Perriello Moves to State Department, Pledges to Make Climate Change Central Focus

que verguenza!!! Maduro doens't know what S.O.S means

Prepare to have your mind blown: Jodorowsky’s Dune

Congenital Liar James O’Keefe Makes False Charges Of Illegality Against Battleground Texas

The role of cardinals in the Catholic Church

Russia to Reorganize Military, US to Appoint Special Envoy for Arctic Region

Poll: Voters Blame Trade Agreements For Job Losses

Crack in my lip

Highest paid "government" workers aren't teachers, nurses, or sanitation workers-They are Corp Execs

I'm not sure if anyone has posted this yet...but

Venezuela threatens to expel CNN over protest coverage

Playing Politics with People’s Lives

United Nations: Countries Should Remove 'Unnecessary' Restrictions on Abortion

Here . . . now I've got to get some work done.

Obama's Nuke-Powered Drone Strike on America's Fiscal Sanity

Assume the worst when it comes to climate change and population

Sometimes people wonder into ATA by mistake.

I went to an ALEC conference on blowjobs and it took a week for me to get the taste out of my mouth.

That's snow much fun!

Testing halted on F-35 Marine version after cracks found

Junior’s selling flagship location in Brooklyn

Mammoth, 'very strange-looking' dinosaur skull found in Canada

Things I learned during the Alabama Legislature's Ten Commandments debate today


Why The F-35 Is The Wrong Choice for Canada – Part 3

Who is "The Enemy"?

Versatile TV newsman Garrick Utley dies at 74

Is the F-35 worth it?

Warren Ballintine calls marching in Florida about stand your ground laws stupid

Why Republicans are doomed.

WTF??? NJ loses $7.6 million in Obamacare aid as grant expires

A 25% Cut for the Pentagon? Key Dems Say Unnecessary Defense Spending Is Crippling the U.S. and Shou

Venezuela sends paratroopers to site of unrest

Remembering Nina Simone on her birthday.

Spending 15 Years In Prison - Omar Yamini Discusses His New Book

Boehner: 'I'll commit suicide before I vote on a clean minimum wage bill'

My Night in Solitary

How Lockheed Martin Costs Taxpayers Big Money

Banks Fight Revised U.S. Plan to Monitor Checking Overdraft Fees

HANNITY fundraising for TeaBaggers, his (radio program) "partners"

China demands Obama cancel Dalai Lama meeting

Interfaith social-action group BREAD makes change to include nonbelievers

Opposition leaders sign deal with Yanukovych to end Ukraine crisis

I'm not a fan of Russia Today, but this recent photo of theirs from Venezuela...

U.S. 6th Circuit Court to consider Detroit bankruptcy eligibility appeal

Tornado watch until 4pm-NE SC

Is The Club for Growth running bagger ads everywhere?

Frank Luntz Ditching Politics for a Sports TV Gig

4 dead, 2 injured in mass shooting at tribal office

Elizabeth Warren: Trade talks could weaken bank oversight

5 Years of Obama

Ricky Santorum wants people to know he is available to run for President.

Wolf of Sochi? Not so fast!

Prosecutor leaves Fort Bragg general Jeffrey Sinclair's sex assault case

Wow. Major Kudos: Motorists stuck in traffic scramble to save baby

Today's dumbest opinion I had the misfortune to get recommended by Facebook

Textbook tells truth about RAYGUN & wingnuts (corrupt lazy sexist racist), wingnut heads explode!1

Taking Chained CPI off the table was good. But we need a larger Course Correction

Why southern boys should not be hired to wrangle Maine baby moose...

Since that last upgrade, iTunes is acting really buggy

Papantonio: Time To Get Aggressive On Judicial Appointments

Number of NY farms dropped 2.2% over five years

You want Happy Trees? Well, I aint' got no friggin' happy trees!

Several tornadoes- Illinois, Central Georgia -Tornado watch for DC until 5.00pm

Here's what Comcast and Verizon are doing to Netflix streaming- and this is a big deal

The Reader's Digest used to have lots of articles about corrupt unions...

Ukrainian parliament votes to amend law in move that could lead to release of jailed opposition lead

Pic Of The Moment: Wingnuts Of The Week: Friday Roundup

White House Makes Good on Patent Reform Promises, More Changes To Come

Major props to writer James Patterson: He's giving a million bucks to independent book stores

BREAKING: Ukrainian parliament votes to allow release of jailed opposition figure Yulia Tymoshenko

My Daughter lives in Kiev....her latest message

Tornado warnings in Washington, DC...

Detroit Files Historic Bankruptcy Blueprint

The Top 8 Ways To Be 'Traditionally Married,' According To The Bible

Sales of U.S. Existing Homes Slump to Lowest Since July 2012

City Relocates Families in Two Shelters Cited for Hazardous Conditions

Ted Nugent rant puts Texas Republicans in a bind

Just got a box of produce delivered to the front door ...

Wall Street Landlords Buy Bad Loans for Cheaper Homes

UNPRECEDENTED: Refinery bars OSHA from plant after spewing acid injures 2

Fun with the Chyron!

Loser of USA v. Canada has to keep Justin Bieber

xpost from the Lounge! Fun with the Chyron

Courtesy of the JFK Presidential Library: Earnest Hemingway's favorite burger recipe

Texas tea party leader says not to vote for Methodist candidate because church welcomes gays

Wal-Mart Poised for Henry Ford Moment Amid Minimum Wage Debate

Detroit bankruptcy exit plan filed

'Pro-Family' Republican Charged with Assault for Throwing Daughter

Were You At The Same Meeting....

Rude Pundit: SC College Sophomore Appalled to Have Her Idiot Beliefs Challenged in College

Pussy Riot Attacked with Whips by Police at Sochi

Hey, DU! Did you know that the world ends tomorrow?

Canada vs U.S. Olympic Men's Hockey. The Stakes: Loser keeps Bieber

Official Hockey SPOILERS Thread (USA vs Canada, men's Olympic semi-final)

Perfect bet >>

Homophobes die younger!

Battleground Texas Is Succeeding, Here’s How We Know

Guests on Overtime; Bill Maher February 21st, 2014

TSA Theater: Dear America, I Saw You Naked

The right's latest anti-choice push (warning: hateful anti-choice language quoted)

Full Disclosure campaign to keep alive the antiwar perspective on the American war in Viet Nam

Obama Meets With Dalai Lama at White House

"Liberal media" my ass!

Four Wheels Bad: Car Loses Austin Rush Hour Race to Bike, Bus, Pedestrian

I stand with the Al-Jazeera 3- and the other 17 journalists being tried in Egypt

Ted Cruz Diagnoses Washington's Problem (and It's Totally Not Him)

CEO of Culver's would support minimum wage hike as long as teens have separate min. wage.

Clarence Thomas’s Disgraceful Silence by Jeffrey Toobin / The New Yorker

SPOILER! Women's Slalom

First Christie, now Walker.....


Before-and-After Composite Photo Captures the Devastation in Kiev

Tucson columnist slams ignorant state Sen. Al Melvin ("What does R minus Tucson mean?")

The Making of Barbara Jordan (and Happy Birthday)

The Gun Report: February 20, 2014

More reader comments from the Milwaukee Urinal/Sentinel Walker email coverage

To AZ Legislators:

Authorities called to Lake Mary High School after reports of shots fired

Nugent: “I do apologize (But) not necessarily to the president..."

Man Framed by Detective Will Get $6.4 Million From New York City After Serving 23 Years for Murder

Jordan Davis: Thoughts From A Black Teenager

Thom Hartmann: Jordan Davis...Murder by Culture?

Former district attorneys say emails weren't enough evidence to charge Scott Walker

All-white N.J. wrestling team says lynching photo of black dummy was meant ‘innocently’

Bill Bonner: The Archivist of Photographic Memories

Please post your methamphetamine success stories here

So the highest ranking Republican would rather kill himself than allow people to earn a living wage?

Thom Hartmann: Time for White Americans to Wake the Hell Up

Glenn Beck Is Done With America: 'I'm Really Considering Burning The Flag'

Scotland's gain , Ireland's loss ....dinnae let the door hit ye on the arse on the way oot Donald..

Clarence Thomas's Silence-Every schoolteacher knows this look. It’s called “not paying attention.”

Garrick Utley, a Mainstay at NBC News, Dies at 74

Some folks would like to restrict your right to even speak of the "fairness doctrine"...

does anyone have a video of what happened at Chris Christie's meeting with

Tweet from Moms Demand Action

Bill proposes a safe system for getting weapons out of abuser’s hands

EU project to build lie detector for social media

Say, is anyone up for having a heated argument?

Putin Options Dwindle in Ukraine as EU Takes Lead in Peace

The Iran Breakthrough TV News is Ignoring: Uranium Stockpile Falls Below Amount Needed For Bomb

Steve Benen: A closer look at latest ACA ‘horror story’

Bankruptcy won’t turn off lights for TXU customers

Olympics SPOILER: Women's Slalom

If you KNEW for a fact the world was going to end, would you let the world know about it?

Maxey Scherr stands on her progressive record

FDA Issues First Order to Stop Sale of Tobacco Products

Criticizing one of the President's policy positons does not make one a "POTUS hater" ....

The Morning Plum: Can minimum wage lift Dems in 2014?

Georgia Republican stands up for sex offenders’ access to schools and playgrounds

Uganda's Yoweri Museveni seeks US help on homosexuality

Papantonio: The Wall Street Secret Society

The war on drugs has worked GREAT for the private prison industry....

Bitcoin implosion continues, falls 10% - 02/21/14

Gold Rush Ghost Town Bodes Ill for California Power Flow

Austin Police Drag Jogger To Car Screaming After Jaywalking Without ID

Tweet: There is something really wrong...

Lawmakers want to snuff out smoking in N.J. parks

NYC Public Advocate Letitia James: Cut Snow-Shoveling Fines By Half For Elderly, Disabled

Warning: Saudi mayhem ahead

Emails Suggest Walker Aides Ran Illegal Vote-Purging Scheme

Tim Chey’s ‘Final: The Rapture’ adapts ‘horror movie’ label

Tim Chey’s ‘Final: The Rapture’ adapts ‘horror movie’ label

Obama calls out New Jersey Governor Christie in fight for minimum wage hike

Amid Toxic Waste, a Navajo Village Could Lose Its Land

Social Security expenditures and receipts 2009 to 2012

This poem is a surveillance device.

Brian Williams Raps "Rapper's Delight"

Girl Scout Sells 117 Boxes Of Cookies In 2 Hours After Setting Up In Front Of A Marijuana Dispensary

It SEEMS Glenn Beck is DONE with America... WHO here would help him pack his bags?

Chained CPI has for years been "a potential sop to conservatives".

Can we agree that Republicans hate Barack Obama?

'Birther queen’ Orly Taitz Wants To Be California’s Next Attorney General

I’m black, don’t shoot me

Walker Encouraged Anti-Immigrant Rant: 'Don't Hold Back'

North Carolina riverbed coated by toxic coal ash, officials say

The Target is You...

Will you please post a statement in threads that you unlock?

Navistar to shift production from Alabama to UAW plant in Melrose Park, Illinois.

Jamie Coots, snake-handling preacher, dies of snakebite

Fordham University mumps outbreak jumps campuses

"Nugent apologizes for using term 'subhuman mongrel'"

Nugent Apologizes for Using Term Subhuman Mongrel

David Wasdell's new paper on climate sensitivity is a bit worrying.

CNN Journalists Robbed At Gunpoint In Venezuela

WTF?????---terms and conditions for the Bank of America application

Dogs in Need?

The Stock Market Loves Obamacare

Your Country Needs You: Propaganda A Potent Weapon In ‘Total War’


Arizona Religious Freedom Bill

Ukraine Burning

Sir David Attenborough Narrates Women's Olympic Curling Event, And It Is Pure Gold

The Travesty Of Justice In Michael Dunn's Killing Of Jordan Davis

Dino's Playing with themselves

International organizations call on US, Colombia to protect Afro-Colombians

eight dead and 137 wounded according to Ven Attorney General

Journalist assassinated in western Colombia

Is your town having troubles with mail delivery?

Railroads Agree To Wide-Ranging Safety Measures For Crude Oil Shipments After Derailments

It's up, up and away for ancient trapped helium at Yellowstone

Another Great Raygun Moment

Police search leaves Lakewood landlord with hefty repair bill

U. of Mississippi seeks to question three students about noose on statue (James Meredith)

what's for dinner - friday, feb 21

DNA porn

I saw the most adorable little girl this morning on the running track.

Hate Kills: How Homophobia Takes Years Off Your Life

those of us advocating for a different drug policy

Soon, the Battle for Venezuela

Celebrating Water

Soon, the Battle for Venezuela

The West Wing keeps dropping down to SD from HD on my 85 Mbps connection.

Gay marriages in Cook Co. (Chicago) don’t have to wait, judge rules

Where the fuck is the bartender?

USAF Space Chief Outs Classified Spy Sat Program

Here's How (conservative) America is celebrating Black History Month:

TYT: Police Snipers Shoot, Protesters Toss Firebombs As Ukraine Truce Fails

Fox producer emails climate blog looking for "the very best arguments" against man-made GW

so, is obama a dictator, or a weak president who can't be trusted to enforce laws?

Honduras: Aguán campesino convicted of murder

TYT: (WARNING) Insanely Racist Audio Busts Michael Dunn Defender

You are never too old ...

Valley business leaders ask (Arizona Gov.) Brewer to veto religion bill

Paul Krugman: Ain't it not Grand?

Rick Reilly: Mizzou students display true spirit supporting Michael Sam

GOP Senate candidate from South Texas slammed for racial slur

Calif. state Sen. Ron Calderon (D) indicted on 24 counts including bribery

Want To Move A Lot Of Girl Scout Cookies Really Quickly? Location location location!

Love our healthcare system

U.S. freight railroads, USDOT launch industry wide crude by rail safety initiative

nail caps for cats--do you like them?

American Physical Society validates Amory Lovins' multi-decade focus on energy efficiency

Sarah Palin: Still Not a Future President

EPA proposes new regulations on agricultural pesticides to protect farm workers

UAW's Volkswagen Union Appeal Cites Interference From Sen. Corker

Krokodil panic It is not as bad as the press claims!

Ole Miss wants 3 students charged in James Meredith noose case

A lost city reveals the grandeur of medieval African civilization

Astronomers See Asteroids Hitting Distant Pulsar

Here's a porn site you might enjoy ...

U.S. luge star Kate Hansen and Jimmy Kimmel reveal how they pulled off Sochi wolf hoax

Exxon CEO Comes Out Against Fracking Project Because It Will Affect His Property Values

This 1960s Jet Train Is Still America's Fastest Locomotive

My friend Laury wrote this song about the mess we're in, I CANT SLEEP

(Neb.)-Bill To End Lion Hunting Passes First Round Of Voting

Is our government more like The West Wing or House of Cards?

Firefighters Refused To Rescue Stranded Cat, But It's Safe Meow

Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon of Missouri Won’t Rule Out 2016 Run

Patrick Stewart Has An Awesome Response To Being 'Outed' As Gay By The Guardian

Those of you who enjoy my show are in for a treat

Steve Jobs, Snoopy, John Lennon to grace US stamps

Russia to Strengthen Mediterranean Force With ‘Stealth’ Subs

Yoohoo! RW Republicaaners.... Mars is calling

Hey you, fucked-up Arizona, yes you

Snow Day the Musical

Pearly gates

Georgia State Republican introduces legislation allowing convicted sex offenders to go anywhere..

SCOTUS - the C stands for Corporate

Pizza place responds to AZ's turn away the gays bill

How Dogs Read Our Moods: Emotion Detector Found In Fido's Brain

N.Y. Giants, Tom Coughlin agree to contract extension

Obamacare WORKS for this man injured in an explosion in Queens:

Did I install my new wireless repeater correctly?

Putin Meets Russia's Security Council Members To Discuss Ukraine Crisis

Trends in gun ownership in the USA

Support Ed Fitzgerald for Ohio Gov.

Blondie Bennett, Barbie-Obsessed Woman, Uses Hypnotherapy To Make Herself 'Brainless'

World Experiences 4th Warmest January On Record: NOAA

Big-time repuke donor backs raising the minimum wage!

Venezuela tells CNN journalists to 'get out'

The Perils of Walking Into a Planned Parenthood Clinic

An Invitation To Israel's Thought Police: Haul Me In

Mika Brzezinski’s Dad Cancels Morning Joe Appearance, Rest of Panel Laughs

Is anyone else feeling kind of, er, conflicted about Venezuela?

White House: Obama, Vladimir Putin to speak about Ukraine

Looking for advice

Ukraine isn't the only place with massive protests... Check out Venezuela today!

Was it justifiable for Virginia to invade North Carolina in 1718?

Please proceed ReTHUG governors - Frackgate reaches Kasich

"Miley Cyrus is an elaborate ruse employed by Obama to distract the US"

US Aerospace Firms Move To Sell Jet Parts To Iran

'House of Cards' producers want more tax breaks - or else -report

Ted Cruz is trying to hasten the apocolypse

''The United States, as the world knows, will never start a war.'' -- President John F. Kennedy

I remember when he had a small part in "American Hot Wax" (look at him today)

Nugent --->

Who knew the world is officially supposed to end tomorrow??

Cenk Uygur Blasts Greg Abbott for Campaigning with ‘Sexual Predator’ Nugent - video link

Orly Taitz running for Ca. Attorney General?

That awkward moment when millions of racists become sexist...

CO Prison Chief Ready For Reform After A Night In Solitary Confinement

UAW files appeal on VW Chattanooga plant election

Michael Froman, USTR and chief pusher of the TPP is a Liar. Lie, after lie after lie

When Ted Nugent called Obama a "subhuman mongrel", was that a racist statement?

Why did people trust Blair?

We Are A Christian Nation? God Wrote The Constitution?

Who is Dependent on Welfare?...

Clarence Thomas’s Disgraceful Silence

Chevron halted work on all of its Pennsylvania gas wells following explosion!

Comedy Central seems to be playing Silly Buggers with the Daily Show again.

The ratings show: People are tired of right wing sludge on air.

Marijuana social club back open in Colorado Springs

NSA Official Warned About Threat 17 Years Before Snowden

How the GOP Sabotaged Marco Rubio, the Man Who Was Once Its Savior - By Jonathan Chait

Teacher makes students pay for class and exam questions

Obama’s Budget Stops Pretending to Believe in Grand Bargain - By Jonathan Chait

'Netanyahu Will Not Stop West Bank Building For Continuation Of Peace Talks'

Ven. Ministry of Health proposal to not allow tattoos on forearms, hands, face, genitals...

Sinkhole swallows car in Rockville Centre

US psychologists' association rejects ban on aiding military interrogations

California's next Attorney General, Orly Taitz?

What's cookin' tonight, DU?

Is Putin tossing Yukanovich

Bruce Springsteen and Jimmy Fallon on "Governor Chris Christie's Fort Lee Traffic Jam"

California farmers won't get federal water

Ted Nugent Kinda-Sorta-Not-Really Apologizes for Calling Obama a ‘Subhuman Mongrel’ - By Adam Martin

No Compromise!

President Barack Obama will award 24 Army veterans the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry

Maybe we need a new forum called: "Bad Cop, No Donut"

I disagree the GOP is "conservative".

What's the Friday Night media dump for this week?

Suicide Bombing Camp Trainer Accidentally Blows Up Class

Kansas’ Anti-Gay Bill May Have Been a Delightfully Ironic Political Ploy

Congress Eyeing Tax-Free Disability Savings Accounts

Guest Lineups For The Sunday News Shows (oh spare me, will you???)

Why the 2016 Presidential Campaign Will Be the Worst Ever

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

Birds At Cannon Beach Oregon

Ted Nugent Loses the Washington Times, Rick Perry, Rand Paul

President Obama to Award Medal of Honor (24 medals)

Veteran newsman, SUNY prof Garrick Utley dead at 74

What Anti Smoking Fantatics have created

Browns tried to get Jim Harbaugh?

Petition to Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer to not sign the LGBT discrimination bill before her!

Official: PLO could recognize Israel as 'Jewish state'

Olympic Spoiler: Hockey

Could we please have a gender wars forum with rules similar to Israel/Palestine or the gungeon?

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised, Chavez, The Coup


Black GOP candidate: Georgia Republican Assembly is ‘full of a bunch of damn bigots’