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Archives: February 26, 2014

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Wednesday, 26 February 2014

Cuomo: We’ll use heating funds to shore up food stamps

Three things I learned today that you shouldn't care about:

Israel Apartheid Week Starting In 87 Cities Worldwide

Asiana Airlines fined for failing to help families after San Francisco plane crash

The Experience So Many Will Go Through… That Will Disrupt The Auto Industry

Is this, or is this not, a form of Censorship?

and it all comes crashing down

New Snowden Documents Reveal NSA "False Flag" Operation Tactics

Josh Fox will be on Chris Hayes again tonight---MSNBC 8 pm

UAE Islamic affairs authority warns Muslims against a mission to Mars


More money headed to Florida race-Chamber of Commerce

Nigerian Islamists kill 59 pupils in boarding school attack

Niners may let Harbaugh walk...

Ukrainian Journalists Launch YanukovychLeaks

Jeopardy: Arthur Chu *spoiler potential*

Christian metal singer pleads guilty in California murder plot

SeaWorld Cited By USDA For Violating Animal Welfare Act

Portland [Ore.] not interested in hosting 2016 Democratic National Convention

complaints to Skinner: one thing I have noticed about our complaints.

Iraqi leaders give conflicting answers on reported Iran arms deal

Justin Trudeau speaks, Jason Kenney hyperventilates: Mallick

Bombings and shootings kill 26 around Iraq


Free sample workers being replaced by automated dispensers

Texas Legislature passed “license to discriminate” bill similar to Arizona’s in 1999

Texas Legislature passed “license to discriminate” bill similar to Arizona’s in 1999

Sen. Patrick Leahy proposes freezing aid to Uganda aid for enacting anti-LGBT law

Green Party's Hawkins: Educate every prisoner and make SUNY and CUNY free

The human body has 7 trillion nerves and some people manage to get on every single fucking one .. nt

Dear Arizona....

Homeless Hater Greg Gopman Sued for Abusing Funds And Terrorizing CEO

The Lesson of Angela Merkel's Hitler Mustache

We Can Work It Out

WHY is There so much HATE in this country???

Amish Mafia is on tonight!!

Limits sought on weed killer glyphosate to help monarch butterflies

'Ronan Farrow Daily' Premiere's Low on MSNBC

Ok ladies- Get ready to be pissed off.

Republicans Go From Anti-Gay to No Way on Arizona Bill - By Eleanor Clift

"Expect a classified DOD payload to reserve one SLS service. Only SLS can launch it."

Virginia police cancel anti-Muslim nutcase seminars.

When the people who voluntarily drove the economy off a cliff say you're bad for business...

Bobby Jindal Gives Up, Joins the 'Stupid Party'

Don't forget the LGBT Civil Rights and Activism space

A day in Newport RI...

Adidas stops sale of 'sexual' Brazil World Cup T-shirts

Dingell's wife and likely successor provided talking point to NRA after Newtown.

"Republican Senate Races May Worsen Conservative Divide"

Hillary, ‘The Family,’ and Uganda’s Anti-Gay Christian Mafia

Ex-grid analyst files bias complaint against Fox

President Obama press conference with the next generation of American workers at the White House.

Mandatory Tuesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Portrait of the Artist as a Young War Criminal

Military judge refuses to dismiss sexual assault case against ex-Navy football player

Gas prices likely to keep rising, analyst says

Venezuela proposes Maximilian Arvelaéz as ambassador to the US

question for you southpaws

TYT: Quoting The Bible To Hate Gay People? Be Careful...

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is teaching his own kids how to code

I used to love to watch space and aviation stuff on CNN, Miles O Brien was the journalist

"What America’s leftward shift means for elections"

Internet trolls are also real-life trolls

Rachel Maddow has a breaking story on the FBI coming up soon

I don't know if this has already been suggested

William Hague: All men should feel shame of rape in war zones

Dry Mouth and Biotene: The formulation of some (all?) the Biotene products has been changed recently

Founder Of Liberation Theology Hailed At Vatican

Obama orders Pentagon to prepare for full troop withdrawal from Afghanistan

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer back in Phoenix; speculation on SB 1062 action escalates

Some very early articles from the DemocraticUnderground...

A great moment in history.

This is the kinda shit we are talking about!

Tesla stock spikes on battery factory, autonomous driving hopes

Slaughterhouse accused of selling meat from cows with cancer

70% of FL teachers got graded on students they did not teach. Results to be published anyway.

Astronomer spots asteroid smashing into the moon

Ethics Complaints Accepted Against Hecht, Brown, and Johnson Campaigns

When the U.S. ambassador met Israeli settlers

Source of Stonehenge Bluestone Rocks Identified

My encounter with a batshit right-wing nut at the bar this evening

A New Book Looks at How Atheism Shaped Western Civilization

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer expected to veto 'religious freedom' bill

U.S. 'reviewing' Uganda aid, Norway, Denmark, Netherlands halt aid

Milton Wolf, GOP candidate for U.S. Senate, interviewed re: posting patient X-rays online.

"Why Hillary Clinton could bury the Republican presidential field"

Americans for Prosperity now trying to kill House bill blocking large flood insurance increases

Police officers arrested in car impound scheme

Damn Airlines Being Cheap Again!

Re: Missy the Missing Cat

Hardly Any Female Soldiers Actually Want Direct Combat Jobs

Need help recording small mp4 clips from larger ones using VLC player.

Taco Bell to introduce breakfast menu with Waffle Taco and A.M. Crunchwrap Read more: http://www.up

You're kidding, right? New Nikon flagship DSLR costs $6500

Greg Palast and Nicole Sanders talking about Aaron Swartz

Min. of Edu: we're not gonna take people out of poverty and into middle class to become "escualidos"

When You Hear This Famous Voice Narrate Olympic Curling, You Will Die Of Laughter!

Ugandan LGBT activist Frank Mugisha

Miyam Bialik was on the Howard Stern show today

Video shows how McDonald's Canada makes Chicken Nuggets

Rebekah Brooks: I did not know hacking was illegal

Frontline on PBS tonight

New Book: The Case for Space Solar Power

Costa Concordia captain to board ship for first time since it capsized

The World We Dream - Dr. Jill Tarter

Credit Suisse helped wealthy Americans cheat the IRS, Senate report says

How the Occult Brought Cremation to America

Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations stall again

Gambling, drugs, and red light cameras are the path to solvency

Playing with effects and filters. I want to get more proficient with manual focus.

The Arizona problem is a Congressional problem, not Regional

Mom of Sick Connecticut Teen 'Collapses' in Court After Judge Sends Kid to Foster Care

DGA sets up Wendy Davis PAC

(Kerry) Remarks at the Economist World Ocean Summit

(Kerry) Discussion on Ending and Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict Situations

Remember ~Trayvon Martin | In Loving Memory. February 26, 2012

United States and Pakistan Launch the Pakistan Reading Project

"Can't I watch Family Guy in peace!"

Isn't this enticing? Dallas vs. Vegas for 2016: Brothel vows discretion for GOP conventioneers

EPA Honors Corporate Leadership in Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Is Roundup the Cause of 'Gluten Intolerance'?

Ag Sec Announces $3 Million for a New Program to Improve Pollinator Health

Romney labeled it one of Obama's "losers", Consumer Reports just labeled it "Best Overall Car"

President Obama proposes new funding to fight wildfires

San Antonio Police: Man's roommate smashed his testicle Christmas Eve

Ed Dept releases Guidance on Protecting Student Privacy for online ed services

Ensuring Discipline that is Fair and Effective

US ambassadorial nominees face more backlash over appointments

Craig James says he was fired for opposing gay marriage, files religious discrimination complaint

Jan Brewer has aleady decided

The 2014 Victoria's Secret Swim Catalog: A Mom's Buying Guide

Do you look like or resemble a celebrity?

State Dept Contributes an Initial $124.5 Million to the International Committee of the Red Cross

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker

Exclusive: New thesis on how Stuxnet infiltrated Iran nuclear facility

Hero cat 'Meatball' saves residents from blaze

German doctors: Cannabis can kill you

The separation of religion and hate: Attacking the protection of freedom

Fun little game...

Hillary Clinton

Oklahoma anti-gay religious freedom bill being redrafted amid Arizona firestorm

Norway cuts Uganda aid in gay law protest

The Sleep Whisperer Can Help You Get to Sleep (ABC News)

Japanese politicians say Korean ‘comfort women’ claims fabricated

My Philomena

U.S. Supreme Court won't stop Missouri execution

IRS Offers Health Care Tax Tips to Help Individuals Understand Tax Provisions in the ACA

Graffiti targeting the '1 percent' spray-painted in Atherton neighborhood

Prime culprit behind the onset of rheumatoid arthritis identified

WATCH: Anderson Cooper Tears Apart Arizona State Senator on AC360

Police officers arrested in car impound scheme in King City, Calif.

sometimes it's the simple things

Missouri executes inmate for abducting, raping and killing 15-year-old girl in 1989

Ukraine is not caught in East-West battle, says US

Sea Shepherd challenges shark kill policy in Australia

Holy Crap. Quitos hot chili lime snacks

Philadelphia cuts the ribbon on its first housing development for LGBT seniors.

College Girl Outed As Porn Star & The Bullying Begins.

Weslaco commissioners face indictment after kicking public out of meeting, lawyer says

Thom Hartmann: Internet: The New Kingdom of the Robber Barons

Thom Hartmann: The ObamaCare Hail Mary

Greg Abbott and the Selective Memory Loss of Texas Voters



After UAW Loss In Chattanooga, Retail Union Notches Victory Over Tennessee's Haslam Family!

William S. Levise Jr

Op-Ed: NSA has a special fusion center in Mexican U.S. embassy

China's toxic air pollution resembles nuclear winter, say scientists

I totally want to see this new "Noah", but you gotta admit the irony of casting an Aussie as Noah

Lake Erie's algae blooms threaten its survival

Stile: New reality hangs over Governor Christie's policies and attitude

Former editor of Hong Kong newspaper stabbed amid media tensions

Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, stricken with terminal cancer, fights for man he believes wrongly accused

Satanists should start frequenting these Arizona restaurants...

Chile's five-million-year-old whale graveyard explained by scientists

Golden Gate Bridge hits milestone in 2013 with 46 suicides

Ukraine Pledges to Protect Deposits as Kiev Rally Called.

Ukraine 'disbands elite Berkut anti-riot police'

Saddle Ridge Hoard: Buried gold coin stash 'worth $10m'

Why I love learning languages

Streets of London now... and then

Guatemala may be about to oust Rios Montt prosecutor

I owe, I owe, it's off to work I go

What's for Dinner ~Wednesday ~ Feb 26th

Wednesday Toon Roundup 1- Uganda of the Southwest

Wednesday Toon Roundup 2- GOP and Congress

Informants who helped nab ‘Don Diego’ drug lord say U.S. has not paid up on their bounty

Wednesday Toon Roundup 3- Cuts and Wars

Cat in a Barrel (not a picture or video, but a medieval sport)

Wednesday Toon Roundup 4- The rest

Medical task force says Vitamin E and beta-carotene are no help for heart disease or cancer

Am I the only one tired of the "let 'em secede" posts?

St. Mark's Eve

Hey Cokie, you elitist, snotty, lucky-sperm-club-member:

Obama to Afghan president: U.S. considering complete troop withdrawal

The only valid argument against wind power

Not The Onion "American Airlines To Phase Out Complimentary Cabin Pressurization"

One million babies a year die within 24 hours, according to new report

Paco de Lucia, Renowned Flamenco Guitarist, Dies at 66

MA state police report 185 fatal heroin overdoses in four months

How Govt. Hides the Poor: Formula for Measuring Poverty Dates to When a Loaf of Bread Cost 22 Cents

How Govt. Hides the Poor: Formula for Measuring Poverty Dates to When a Loaf of Bread Cost 22 Cents

Is the Next Big Economic Bubble About to Pop?

A curtain falls in the Airport Security Theater

New fault lines in the South China Sea

Who is to blame for this? - Michelle Obama

Enough! It is so bitter cold this morning here.

US creates a power vacuum in Asia

Kazakh devaluation sparks social action

G20 Urges U.S. Action on IMF Reforms by April

5 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Be Scared by the Plan to Downsize the Army

4 Ways the U.S. Is Violently Meddling In the Syrian Civil War

What happens in China stays in China?

Obama's Decision Not to Push for Social Security Cuts Has the Beltway Insiders Hopping Mad

Time to make the donuts...

China 'Lacks Unity' Over Air Pollution: State Media

China 'Lacks Unity' Over Air Pollution: State Media (xpost from FA)

Why Obamacare is Scary for the Folks Who Want Their Toilets Cleaned on the Cheap

Putin's Difficult Decision: Ukraine Remains a Danger for Russia

Don't Close Our Post Offices -- Put Them To Work! by Jim Hightower

Central African Republic President Samba-Panza: 'There Is Still Hope'

Yanukovych's Fall: The Power of Ukraine's Billionaires

Arguments Against God

Chuck Todd asked Bobby Jindal a good question

Untimely death of the homophobe - Mark Morford

RWNJ Kevin O'Leary on CNBC: "Let's take a state, and remove the minimum wage for a year."

A game of nations

Republican Party of Virginia Treasurer Uses Virulently Misogynistic Phrase

Us vs. them

The Mess on Our 'Information Superhighway'

My godness this Dickerson guy running against Cantor is weak as hell his interview with Hannity was

Edward Snowden's Moral Courage

Wedding brawl started over pork pie

Most Democrats Want Clinton to Run in 2016

Is the U.S. Backing Neo-Nazis in Ukraine?

Same-sex couples encounter more barriers when seeking senior housing, study finds

Will NATO annex Ukraine?

Speak Out for Net Neutrality If You Ever Hope to Speak Out Again

Glenn Beck: Stop Ukraine from Happening in US with Goldline Gold

Venezuela Protests Broaden, 'Poverty Reduction' in Question

Vice President Biden decries 'hatred' behind state voter ID laws

Hidden History: The War on Poverty at 50

Hidden History: The War on Poverty at 50

Pennsylvania's Republican governor faces tough re-election: poll

How Covert Agents Infiltrate the Internet to Manipulate, Deceive, and Destroy Reputations

Arizona uses religion as a shield for bigotry - By Harold Meyerson

Early voting in Ohio dealt a heavy blow

Simón Díaz, the greatest troubadour of Venezuela passed away last wednesday

Taxing the Money Shufflers -- Wall Street Boys Gone Wild

If you sew, here's some sage advice from the 1949 Singer Sewing Manuel!


Here an example of what is going on in Venezuela

U.S. lawmakers seek to revive stalled Iran sanctions bill

Portrait of the Artist as a Young War Criminal

Oh those French and their Socialism

Democrat Tom Wolf takes the lead in the Democratic primary for PA.Governor

Retired Pope Benedict Denies He Was Pressured To Resign

Imagine That! Public "Outraged" At Tillerson Hypocrisy On Fracking Lawsuit

is readmoreoften still around?

China Smog So Bad That Crop Photosynthesis "Barely Sustained" - Quarter Of Mainland Blanketed

Cutting Defense Spending, a Shell Game Masquerading as Something Substantial

With a Little Help From Their Friends, Boeing Forces Union Workers to Sacrifice Pensions for Profit'

No! Tenfold Increase In Glyphosate Use In Ten Years May Be Harming Monarchs

Firm disowns lobbyist selling anti-gay bill

Michael Sam Thwacks Lobbyist Trying To Ban Gays From NFL

Job Hunting? Dig Up Those Old SAT Scores

New War Budget & Strategy Announced by Obama Team

Joe Biden: 'Hatred' Is Behind Voter ID Laws

GOP’s staggering chutzpah: Why they’re attacking Medicare cuts now

Australia: What Happens When 1-In-100 Yr Droughts Become 1-In-10? Abbott Still Clueless

NY Times/CBS Poll gives Democrats a 2/26/14 snapshot of the 2016 Presidential field

Jindal defends criticism of Obama economic policy

The New Fascism: Coopting the Nationalist Meme for Globalist Ends

Lady Gaga Bitten By Slow Loris (World's Only Venomous Primate) In Video Shoot Attempt

Collins keeps spirit of Shepard alive

(Republicans are) Welcoming an ugly, divisive fight

Atmospheric CO2 Content February 23rd 399.19

The Scientific Case for Banning Trans Fats

The Science Is In: Elephants Are Even Smarter Than We Realized

Offshore Wind Farms Could Knock Down Hurricanes

Would it be possible to create a list of sites DUers link to?

Letter from Africa: Elephant in the room

Scores of Syrian fighters killed in army ambush near Damascus

NM Drought Worst Since 1880s - Rio Grande In 6th Straight Year Of Below-Avg. Flows

Nasa shows how dark N. Korea really is

Get Us Outta Here! Everybody Now Against AZ Anti-Gay Bill

Your 2014 garden - what are you doing new or differently from last year?

The Woman Who Lived 'Orange Is the New Black' Warns Congress About Solitary Confinement

State will preserve $457 million in SNAP benefits

Obama to outline plan to fix crumbling roads, rail, bridges

Update on the new dog:

Cross post from the Lounge - Update on the new dog.

Poll shows Corbett trails Wolf, five other Democrat challengers, in bid for re-election

Long Island teacher acquitted of rape in student sex case

Conversation with a squirrel

Speaker ‘Will Take Approproate Action’ Against Arrested Staffer

Most Democrats want Hillary Clinton to run in 2016

CNN guest roasts Va. Republican (Cuccinelli) - ‘Are you wrapping your homophobia around the Bible?’

Pope Benedict rejects rumors on why he resigned as “simply absurd”

Pope Benedict rejects rumors on why he resigned as “simply absurd”

Survey: Americans turn sharply favorable on gay issues

Survey: Americans turn sharply favorable on gay issues

Berkeley proposes soda tax on sugary drinks

Higgs Boson, reexplained in cartoon form

China Smog So Bad That Crop Photosynthesis "Barely Sustained" - Quarter Of Mainland Blanketed

Houston Chronicle exclusive: Drilling boom, deadly legacy

Michael Sam's Classy Response To Anti-Gay Lobbyist


SB 1062 stances could impact ’14 elections

Bitcoin virtual currency is on verge of collapse

PBS FRONTLINE: Secrets of the Vatican

The results on the state senate race I mentioned yesterday!

Primary dates for senate races

Mexico Building Latin America’s Largest Solar Farm To Replace Old, Dirty Oil-Power Plant

163,000 jobless Californians were wrongly denied benefits last year

Stafford Hospital: Health Secretary Hunt agrees to dissolve trust

Barron: 'Cuomo is disenfranchising a million Black and Latino voters'

David Cameron: No more coalitions after next General Election

Papantonio: Enough Already – Corporations Are NOT People

Russian Armed Forces Hold Combat Readiness Snap Check

Kerry: Protecting World’s Oceans Isn’t Just Environmentalist, It’s ‘An Economic Imperative’

NY Assembly passes Dream Act

When the Stress Boils over in East Kingston

Carpets and counting: Five of the web's oddest communities

If you are in South Florida and you are in the mood for ice cream, a recommendation:

Oil-train boom launches environmental battle

Greek Port Workers Strike Over Privatization Plans

Russia Orders Troop Maneuvers Amid Ukraine Tensions

A childhood memory of a performance from a Spanish guitarist

OMG! I'm dying!

Offshore wind farms can protect coastal cities from hurricanes: scientists

Swiss Bank helped wealthy Americans hide billions of dollars from U.S. tax collectors

The Hungry Grass

I found my Dad dead this morning

how are they going to know?? how are these business owners, etc, going to know who is gay?

West Virginians Want More Environmental Protections

Delta Airlines: Anti-Gay Bills Like Arizona's 'Will Result in Job Losses'

Help For Families Who Can’t Afford Childcare Hits Decade Low

Toxic Chemical Present in Yellow Dyes Used in Household Products

Help For Families Who Can’t Afford Childcare Hits Decade Low

No matter how bad you screw up

Jon Stewart Delivers One Of The Best Interviews In Recent Memory

Chicago PD Believes It Can See The Future, Starts Warning Citizens About Crimes They Might Commit

Bank Runs, Currency Devaluation - What's next for Ukraine

Rick Scott Repeatedly Dodges Question On Arizona Anti-LGBT Bill

Rx Pain Pills are the Real Gateway Drugs

The Longer Brewer Takes To Veto AZ SB 1062

How Republicans lost non-religious voters

Thunderstruck! for cello

One-Third Of Millennials Who Left Their Religion Did It Because Of Anti-Gay Policies: Survey

Why I don't like the term "white privilege" PART TWO

Fortune 500 companies have received $63 billion in subsidies

Find something to be happy about today (Wednesday February 26, 2014)

Behaviorists: Dogs feel no shame despite the look

Cartoon: Arizona discrimination, Leviticus style

Killing it softly? Religion and Anti-Gay Legislation

Obama to unveil $300 billion transportation infrastructure plan

Scientists Trying To Find Early Universe Burps

‘Fracking’ draws local ire at hearing on state’s draft energy plan

Interesting UK electricity grid website

Ontario County report favors North Shore lakefront project

Harry Reid Torches Koch-Fueled 'Lies' About Obamacare

Surprised this major story of Netanyahu relenting to Kerry's efforts has been ignored by most media.

On the Stupid Arizona and Georgia Bigotry Laws

Tom Wolf Would Beat Corbett by 19 Points, Says Quinnipiac Poll

Last Chance for Wolves

TRASHED - if you think waste is someone else's problem, think again.

Austin police mistake DWB for DWI...

Heritage Foundation Still Stands Firm In Support Of Arizona's Anti-Gay Bill

GOP's Obsession With IRS Has Cost Taxpayers At Least $14 Million

Pizza Hut closes after Manager urinates in sink

Ballot Measures 101: Will they boost voter turnout in Election 2014? How?

Syrup spill sticks Oklahoma commuters in thick traffic jam

So happy! Probably getting certified organic farmland for this season!

Army Removes 588 Troops From 'Positions Of Trust' After Sexual Assault Review

Army disqualifies 588 soldiers after sexual assault review

Cruz Fundraises For Tea Party Group That Challenges Incumbent GOPers

It's about Time

City's gun buyback scheduled; residents can get $25 to $100-Poughkeepsie

Ardent Atheists Spread Their Reverence For Disbelief

Supreme Court divided on whether EPA has overreached on greenhouse gas rules

This scares me - all the states that allow "religious freedom.."

We Neglect Religious Education At Our Peril

Supreme Court sides with military in Vandenberg protest case

Tesla soars, Ford falls in 'Consumer Reports' study

Why Republicans Need the Tea Party - By David Horowitz

Trouble keeping warm?

Pot smokers have said forever "Make it legal, tax it, and we'll be glad to pay!" Well,

OH SHIT!! Cops are off the fucking hook

The Protection of the Church

My religion says "Thou Shall not Kill" and the military kills

Cop admits to sex crimes - gets slapped on wrist

US to sell nuclear fuel to Viet Nam, permit enrichment

Google sets roadblocks to stop distracted driver legislation

The Mission, if you choose to accept it......

U.S. Orders Tests on Rail Shipments of Oil.

AZ Dem: Every Second Brewer Waits To Veto Anti-Gay Bill Is 'Black Mark'

where we really excel in this group, what makes us popular

U.S. Orders Tests on Rail Shipments of Oil

Half the Sky

VIDEO: Ukraine's uncertain future: New government delayed with unclear direction

Hagan Retains Slight Lead Over GOP Field Despite Obamacare Attacks

TCM Schedule for Thursday, February 27, 2014 -- 31 Days of Oscar: 1931/1932 Best Actress Nominees

"religious freedom" refusal of service question

TCM Schedule for Friday, February 28, 2014 -- 31 Days of Oscar: 1943 Best Actor Nominees

20,000 people sign petition to get fired Butte Central teacher rehired

TCM Schedule for Saturday, March 1, 2014 -- 31 Days of Oscar: 1967 Best Picture Nominees


Texas Republican candidates have met the enemy … and it is themselves

how long...

Anyone in France for Paris Fashion Week?

"Breaking News" on CNN - 12:20pm

Corporation Exploiting Major Loophole To Quickly Build 600-Mile Tar Sands Pipeline

Rand Paul Blocks Surgeon General Nominee For Saying Gun Violence Is A Public Health Threat

Pic Of The Moment: GOP Plans Awesome Fix To Obamacare

Geneva summet for human rights exposes NK deathcamp horrors.

Rep. Steve King: Obama should impose Christendom on Latin America like Columbus

Can someone confirm this about AZ's SB 1062

Sing a Song of Solidarity: Wisc. Gov. Scott Walker’s Crackdown on Singers Ruled Unconstitutional

What is Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer holding out for??? Is it to let her run for another term???

Not a Good Day for Lobbyist Who Wants Ban on Gay Players in NFL

New Home Sales Hit Five-And-A-Half Year High In January

Watching your husband die at the hands of police (Warning: graphic video)

Austin to host 2016 Democratic National Convention?

I'm going to invoke Godwin's law because the AZ legislation necessitates it.

A proposal to restrain Tesla in New York

Ukraine Revolution: 150,000 Russian Troops On Alert As US Warns Putin

Fox News Andrew Napolitano: Lincoln Set About On The Most Murderous War In American History’ (VIDEO)

Pro And Anti-Russian Demonstrators Clash In Ukraine’s Crimea

Jebus! Is she the best the Texas Democratic Party can do for a Senate Candidate??

Credit Suisse 'cloak-and-dagger' tactics cost US taxpayers billions – senators

Krystal Ball Will Not Cave To The Seasoned Pundits: She still says 'Run Elizabeth Warren Run’(VIDEO)

New Killings Spark Protests In Libya's Benghazi

Which Classic Author Is Your Soulmate? (Fun Way to Waste a Few Minutes if you are so inclined)

The Rude Pundit: Photos That Make the Rude Pundit Want to Shove a Filthy Largemouth Bass ...

Muslim converts who hacked British soldier to death jailed for life

500 Years of Female Portraits in Western Art

Science Explains Why The Rich Are Calling Everyone Nazis

Texas has lost 15 percent of its cattle since 2011

At the ole fishing hole

The K5 security robot will begin patrolling one Silicon Valley campus this year

IF Arizona's Anti-Gay Bill Becomes Law, Super Bowl Likely Moves

Seeking Money for Aging Infrastructure, Obama Looks at Tax Changes.

Thought for lunch: Always get the bigger pizza

Behaviorists: Dogs feel no shame despite the look

IMO, voter turnout in 2014 will be the lowest in 80yrs. Why, voter id laws, 6hr waits, and lack of

Beware America - Obama has released the homo demons on you!

Aaron Hernandez reportedly beat up another inmate

A few tanks in the Jordan Valley will not make Israel safe

“He had a belt that had holes in it, and every time he would hit me it ..."

Sick. Instead of "Cash for Kids", Now it is "Kids for Convicts" inside a PA. State Prison

Hundreds of Olive Ridley turtles found dead in India

City of Austin turns down permit for Lady Gaga to play Doritos Stage during SXSW

Annapolis Police Chief's Testimony Claiming 37 People Died of Pot ODs

U.S. justices say Allen Stanford victims can sue lawyers, brokers

How Wolves Change Rivers

Anyone think Ronan Farrow show is 'over produced,'

GOP = Party of Haters

Flank steak fans check in here

Cattle Rise to Record, Hogs Gain on Shrinking Meat Supply

Google ordered to remove anti-Islamic film from YouTube

Majority of Americans now support gay marriage, survey finds

Conservative radio hack Mark Davis pens column backing anti-gay AZ bill — and the DMN publishes it

Conservative radio hack Mark Davis pens column backing anti-gay AZ bill — and the DMN publishes it

Gene Lyons: Why Republicans Will Never Stop Lying About Obamacare

USTR To Demand Transparency for EU Regulations To Benefit Corporations Suing

Vigils Planned For Trayvon Martin on 2nd Anniversary of Shooting

At least we have our priorities in order

Guaranteed to be the LOL of the day

Ohio Cuts Early Voting Hours That Are Key To Black Turnout

Syrian forces 'kill many rebels' in Eastern Ghouta

Colorado Springs council scraps ban on marijuana from city buildings

Israeli Apartheid: More Than a Metaphor

The laptop problems continue.

Pikes Peak Writers Conference

Former NSA Contractor Lobbyists Head Key Congressional Committees

King City Police Chief and Ex-Chief arrested

15 people around the world living with no regrets - Matador Network

AZ governor holding meetings over rights bill. "We really didn't want to vote for it"

A Tempest of Fear in Turkey

If you are looking to buy the Sony NEX, check out the

My rights end where your nose begins. Whatever happened? It appears that

Louie Gohmert rallies blacks: You won your freedom so you can discriminate against gays

NATO Urges Intact Ukraine as Russia Holds Military Drill

TYT: Women Aren't Women; They're 'Hosts' Says Republican

Show yourselves "Christian" Businesses

John Kerry Weighs In On Arizona's Anti-Gay Bill

The difference between the Georgia anti gay bill and Arizona's

6 police officers in Calif. town arrested

Does Obamacare Cover Dental/Dentures?

Virginia GOPer Twaddles His Way Into Sexist Term On Facebook (TPM)

Putin Rating Nears Two-Year High on Olympic Triumph, Poll Shows

What would Reagan do??

So about that band "Madison Rising"

Research Shows Cheating May Boost Creativity

American Airlines To Phase Out Complimentary Cabin Pressurization

Readout of President Obama's call with President Karzai

Yay! The second season of "The Americans" starts tonight.

Few things that suck this day.

Jordan Lawmakers Seek to Expel Israeli Ambassador Over Holy Site

Militias Hunt Kiev Looters From Central Bank to Bling Palace

Flee or Resign, Turkey Opposition Tells Erdogan Over Tape

Bank's 'spy novel' tactics did US tax dodgers' billions

Appeals court orders YouTube to take down anti-Islamic film

Thousands across U.S. try to sway Brewer on SB 1062

Paula Deen to Open First Post-Scandal Restaurant Near Dollywood

Kesha Rogers, Democrat in a Tinfoil Hat, Is Likely Senate Nominee

Bad News: Gasoline Prices Aren't Done Going Up

Arizona Teabaggers claim 1rst Amendment is only for Christians...

What if Lotus built a motorcycle?

A great idea....

Cartoon: Droning Questions

Happy 82, Boy Named Sue (Johnny Cash, February 26, 1932 – September 12, 2003)

Donny Ferguson Update

Federal Judge Rules Texas Gay Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

Federal judge voids Texas’ gay marriage ban, though he delays order from taking effect immediately

Federal judge voids Texas’ gay marriage ban, though he delays order from taking effect immediately

Federal Judge Rules Texas Gay Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

Picture of a scumbag asshole...

"Most distinctive Top-50 artist" by state

NY Times: Trying to Save Merle Haggard’s Old Home (a Boxcar)

Poll: Tea Party Governor’s (PA) Re-Election Hopes Are On Life Support

George Brandis refuses to back up claim that Snowden put lives at risk

Sec. Kerry on Ukraine (MSNBC -Andrea Mitchell)

BREAKING: Federal judge strikes down Texas ban on #MarriageEquality,

Parts of this country are being made uninhabitable by Fracking, and it's getting worse

Donny Ferguson Update

1,000 Turn Out For 50 Casino Jobs In Atlantic City

How much poeple of here had met JK in Person lately?

I thought Skinner's answer to Bain in ATA was very good.

Police Probe Threatening ’1 Percent’ Graffiti Left On Atherton, CA Homes

Happy 86th birthday to Antoine "Fats" Domino!

Population of Known Alien Planets Nearly Doubles as NASA Discovers 715 New Worlds

In case of an overdose....

Judge Stikes Down Texas Same Sex Marriage Ban. Booooya!

“Fortunately for police, the chips floated,” the news release said.

Down the Up Staircase by Paul Krugman

Ukraine crisis: New government revealed at Kiev's protest camp

New contest among repubs:

Who are the reputable mainstream news websites and blogs?

Supreme Court Ruling Expands Police Authority In Home Searches

Monsanto Develops Hardier Strain Of Corn That Yields 4 Times Normal Litigation

Official trailer: Don't Think I've Forgotten: Cambodia's Lost Rock and Roll...

Wouldn't be great if everyone had that skill....

Prospects For Senate Bill Helping Veterans Dampened, Caught In Dispute Over Iran Sanctions

Cop Kills Firefighter During Struggle Caught on Video; Cops Blame Videographer for Death

"Frackgate": Ohio Regulators Planned to Subvert Eco-Groups, Promote Fracking in State Parks

European Union Approves Tough Rules on Electronic Cigarettes

Army Study Gives Women Taste Of Combat Tasks

Senate probe accuses Swiss bank of helping rich Americans evade taxes

US Joint Chiefs Chairman Dempsey Sees Grim Future For Afghanistan Without US Security Pact

House Bill Blocks IRS Limits On Political Groups

Vacation Boycotts of Red States

Texas, by damn!

Israel Takes Risk With Airstrike On Hezbollah; Group Improves Arsenal Despite Attacks

To secure your bitcoins, print them out

Justice Department Seeks To Retain Phone Record Data Beyond 5 Years For Use In Civil Lawsuits

Fukushima radioactivity poses little threat to California, scientists say

'This Is Not Rocky IV': Kerry Tells Russia To Be 'Very Careful' As Putin Puts Country On War Footing

Senators Boxer & Whitehouse Ask Sec. Kerry For Comprehensive Health Impacts Study On XL Pipeline

The Right Wing Gun Lobby

2014 - Let's share our growing lists - "You just gotta try"...

Un-democratic Underground

Yes Times are a Changin! This poll doesn't need our help....

The Left doesn’t need to go green:to save the planet and the people on it, it needs to go red

Battleground Texas responds to O'Keefe's latest video

NBC Estimates Sochi Olympic Ratings Down 15% From Vancouver Games

"Long Depression" of 1873-1879

Now - by xkcd

Thom Hartmann: Is it time for a new Church Committee?

Over Two Million Desperate Americans Are Being Thrown to the WOLVES by Congress RIGHT NOW!

Tweet seen on FB: Chinese bootleg of OLDBOY remake features the best review quote.

Graffiti targeting the '1 percent' spray-painted in Atherton neighborhood

Hispanic lawyers pull conference from Arizona

Dan Patrick Accidentally Endorses Gay Marriage On Twitter

Meanwhile in Upper Michigan .. people are getting tired of winter....

Cats are individualists - dogs are corporatists

The AZ anti-gay law (or anti-anyone who violates some religious belief) will create a zoo.

Update: Austin Will Not Bid for 2016 Democratic National Convention

Not the Onion: NASA discovers 715 new planets

Taxing the rich is good for the economy, IMF says

Today in Maracay, Aragua, Venezuela: Missiles on the Higway?

New UFO programs

Fake Jerry Jones gets roasted by past coaches for his 25th anniversary.

RSA security attack demo deep-fries Apple Mac components

Got an email from my hosting company about security....

Religious beliefs that are prejudiced against women, LGBT, races should be judged as harshly as...

"The Economics of Grid Defection" (What is a 'utility in a box'? - k)

U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner to enter U.S. Senate race against Mark Udall

Abolitionist or Terrorist?

Ukraine protest leaders name ministers, Russian troops on alert

The 3 Biggest Surprises From An Investigation Into A Swiss Bank That Helps Americans Dodge Taxes

The NSA Overreach: Parallels between the Treatment of Thompson and Snowden...

Long-awaited EPA pesticide protections a 'mixed bag' for farmworkers

Obama seeks $300 billion for roads, railways

Judge: Final order requiring Ky. to recognize same-sex marriages expected within 24 hours

Liberals Face a Hard Day’s Knight? The long, slow surrender of American liberals

Britain advised to hike minimum wage above inflation

Has anyone noticed how crazy Patrick Kennedy has become?

Edible marijuana warning for pet owners

Gun Violence Archive - February 26, 2014


Christian rocker pleads guilty to trying to hire hit man to kill wife

Arizona Gov Seeks Input on Bill Seen as Anti-Gay

House of Cards Continuity Screw-up (Spoilers)

'I Am Still Called by the God I Serve to Walk This Out'

Report Exposes America's Highest Paid Government Workers

Mental Illness Risk Higher for Children of Older Fathers, Study Finds.

Why Was the Dalai Lama Hanging Out with the Right-Wing American Enterprise Institute?

Drill, Baby, Drill. Is it more acceptable when Democrats pursue it?

The gay-baiting around here is getting unreal

Oh Allah! Jack Chick has officially run out of ideas

I have a question.....

How TPP Would Harm You at the Drug Store and on the Internet

UPDATED: Judge: Final order requiring Ky. to recognize same-sex marriages expected within 24 hours

Why have the gay republicans been so quite on Arizona

YouTube ordered to pull anti-Muslim film

To all my LGBT friends here and everywhere....

Rail Cars Used To Ship Oil 'Unacceptable Public Risk,' Replacement Cars May Not Be Sufficient

National Endowment for Democracy: A Tool Of US Empire in Venezuela

Tea Party probe has cost IRS $7.9 million so far

Tesla Plans New Battery Factory; Will Employ 6,500

FDIC: Bank profits at record levels due to lower loss reserves

Hispanic Lawyers Pull Conference From Arizona

Lobster & leek risotto

Remarks With Founder of the Eastern Congo Initiative Ben Affleck

Colorado Soldier Accused Of Avoiding Flag Salute

RSA security attack demo deep-fries Apple Mac components

Woman arrested for using 911 to hit on officer

Disclosures On NSA Surveillance Could Open Door For Some Terror Defendants To Challenge Cases

Sometimes timing is everything

Student Suspended For Tweet Transferring Schools

Dating Ads for Seniors found in a Florida newspaper....

Hey Arizona...God is talking to YOU!

Punishment Reduced For Student Suspended For Father's Knife

Are there any Trekkies here?

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau sues for-profit college company over student lending

China's toxic air pollution resembles nuclear winter, say scientists

Personal attacks and attacks on sexuality

"What Cheney sees as ‘absolutely dangerous’"

Professional baseball was played today in Arizona and Florida

NYTimes poll: 82% of Democrats want Hillary to run.

Report: Keystone contractor followed federal rules

Opposition declines Gov’t ‘Peace Conference’, protests continue

Kerry likens Uganda anti-gay law to Nazism, apartheid

psa: 1st sign of spring ...

Hispanic Lawyers Pull Conference From Arizona Over Anti-Gay Bill

Today I submitted a new book...

After Long Battle to Form High School Atheist Group, Student Bows Out After ‘Numerous Threats’...

Human Resources - the pathology of elite power.

Harry Reid calls Koch brothers 'un-American' over Obamacare ads

Why Is Jan Brewer Taking So Long to Decide the Fate of Arizona's Anti-Gay Bill?

CFPB Sues ITT Tech For Allegedly Exploiting Students, Pushing Predatory Loans

This 'Death Test' Will Tell You How Likely You Are To Be Dead In Five Years

(FL) New measure to offer cash to turn in food stamp thieves

"What Really Happens When You Raise the Minimum Wage"

Why Japan deserves legalized cannabis—SOON

'Werewolf diet' attracts celebrities, critics

Fact-Checkers Inexplicably Conclude Arizona's Anti-Gay Bill Isn't Anti-Gay

Once upon a time in America...

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Thursday, 27 February 2014

POLL: 80% of Dems want Hillary to run in 2016 ....22% of Dems want Elizabeth Warren to run

Tucker Carlson: Making businesses serve gay customers is “fascism”

they called me a socialist. too...

Watch this panda cub try really, really hard to stand up

The American Legion Says Iran Sanctions Measure Has ‘No Place’ In Veterans Bill

Harry Reid Declares War On The Koch Brothers, And Calls Them 'Un-American'

Tesla plans new battery factory, will employ 6,500

Justina Pelletier will remain where she is for now and not be moved to foster care.

Kerry: U.S. launching new effort to combat anti-gay laws worldwide

Right-Wing MKs Slam US Ambassador In Meeting

Documents Say Navy Knew Fukushima Dangerously Contaminated the USS Reagan

Erdogan To Obama: Netanyahu To Blame For Stalled Reconciliation

Watching Decorah Eagles

Bill Hicks died 20 years ago today...

Comedian Bill Hicks – "It's Just a Ride"

Top Senate Dem (Reid): Koch Brothers Are Un-American