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Archives: March 28, 2014

I was a guest on a radio show today. What a hoot!

Uganda Lake Albert boat disaster 'killed 251 refugees'

Stupidest right-wing remark of the day...

Think before you speak!

Dems Are Trying To Diss Nate Silver in Donations Ads

Census Bureau: NYC Population Hits Record High

Yet another brave police action against a man with a knife

Philly City Council Bans E-Cigarette Use in Public Spaces

Latest Update on Galveston Oil Spill Which Threatens Wildlife and Local Economy..from TRNN

"How The Koch Brothers Are Targeting The Hearts & Minds Of College Students"

Vote by U.N. General Assembly Isolates Russia

The Last Rose of Summer

Red Hook moving company cuts prices to help evicted seniors of Prospect Park Residence

I am naive. I thought there were limits... places folks wouldn't go.

US House votes to allow dumping of coal mining waste into streams

Chris Hayes Has Second Baby (Now with pics)

I try not to get posts hidden and to do the right thing.

Wait...Hobby Lobby's previous insurance carrier covered the SAME contraceptives they now object to?!

Global Movement of Teachers Strike against Public School Privatization! (USA Unions Not Helping)

Obamacare Signups Hit 6 Million; 1 Million In 10 Days! 7 Million In Reach


Sochi a ghost town, stray dogs are back

Martin O'Malley: A More Just Minimum Wage

Gov. Christie Tells Diane Sawyer His Style Didn't 'Inspire' Bridge Scandal

Before and after the Todashev confession

Phantasm V: Ravager

Corn dog mayhem on Louisiana highway

So, Obama Should Say: "We invaded Iraq, so we cannot say anything about Russia." Really?!?!

PG&E expects criminal charges for deadly San Bruno blast

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Water Under the Bridge! & a new Kitteh gif

Rachel - look what you just bought NJ taxpayers - turn on right fuggin' now

Republicans sour on Dolan’s Dream Act compromise

Silver: Budget provides space, funding increase for charters

Make sure you're registered by Friday 11 April to vote Tuesday 6 May

Tom Wolf's Supervisor in the Peace Corps Describes His Exceptional Service

Rachel is cracking me up

1,300+ lost power... it was primitive.... we lived through it

Texas must tell attorneys execution drug supplier

Secret donors contribute to political ads (Repubs are pissed!)

One year out: That little red logo that transformed Marriage Equality

"War on Iraq: What Team Bush Doesn't Want You To Know"

Professor teaching class on vigilante justice is pepper-sprayed by vigilante seeking justice

How well do you remember the 70's?

Freezout Lake offers views of huge migrating flocks on Front

Do it for Denmark? o.O

Wisc. Republican accuses Dem of ‘murdering’ grandkid to deflect cat leg-breaking conviction

Obamahopium is wearing off without Hillareoin taking hold.

The FIRST team into the Elite Eight...

Louisiana recipes

I just spent the last hour watching Nancy Grace clips on youtube....

Lazy sorry journalism in FL about reason for crisis in funding public schools.

here is my early birthday present

Proposal for pilot program for public financing of elections gets cold reaction in Albany

Former President George H.W. Bush to receive Kennedy Library Profiles in Courage Award

This map shows how just 6 cities are responsible for a quarter of America's economy

A Spinning Mosaic of Patterns Drawn with Wet Clay on a Potter’s WheelMarch

Gay marriage bans must recede into history

Activism survey

Dear god

Nobody is getting purged without my approval

What are your true feelings about supporting the Democratic Party of today?

Re-Post~Seriously? So much WIN.

Darrell Issa held another faux hearing Wednesday but this time Democrats were ready for him.

"Conservatives are so wrong about corporations" (This should be the left's talking points)

Rescuers find body of 4-month-old Sanoah Huestis (Mudslide in WA)


40-Year-Old Deaf Woman Hears For The First Time

Aztecs FIGHT!

"MAN" by Steve Cutts (Video)

Knowing the problem is always necessary to find a cure...Rambling on...

Secular Student Alliance strives to give students a safe place

My ACA horror story...

Silicon Valley Disrupts Discrimination: Now It’s for Middle-Aged White Guys, Too

Here's What The World Would Look Like If It Were Divided Into Regions Of 100 Million People

Question on Meta threads and hosting.

Study: Even a small, regional nuclear war would destroy civilization

It's important to inspect your car regularly regardless of who sold it to you.

No ducks were taped to the wall during filming.

Idaho Governor Otter signs wolf control board bill as feds are silent

Sister Simone Campbell coming up as guest on Lawrence O'Donnell

I hate basketball.

Nate Silver is tonite's guest on The Daily Show

Constantly defending 3rd Way Wall St. Democrat-lite actions is expected of PR used car salesmen

Oh my God! The in-fighting here is so...

Anybody else ever tried PeaPod grocery delivery?

OMFG people are having a discussion!

DreamWorks Linked To ILM/Pixar Collusion Cartel

China to chase tax evaders with own version of US foreign account law

A Sincere And Heartfelt Apology To Governor Christie

Special Report: A Canadian family's 'Plan B' to pump tar sands oil

MFM matters

China's Baidu defeats U.S. lawsuit over censored search results

thanks for the advice

Fire Near AIG Campus

Who you are makes a difference.

Stewart Mocks 'Princeton Mom': What's the Problem? Women Have 'Too Much Equality?'

Can one aggressive war be more wrong than another?

Allow me to inject some reality into the endless squabbles about who's a "real Democrat"

Are there cat door "inserts" that can be put in an existing doggie door hole?

Florida suspends heavily-criticized voter purge efforts until 2015

I am Ready ...

An article on the link below that mentions Democratic Underground

Stephen Colbert accused of racist joke, spawns #CancelColbert

I had a job interview today,

elite eight !!!

Weekend music to chill by.....The Lark Ascending Edition.

Human Rights Watch Daily Brief, 27 March 2014

$31.71: The hourly pay it now takes to afford Silicon Valley rent

At Volcanic Vents Off Eastern New Guinea, A Preview Of Tomorrow's Acidified Oceans

Look here for cats and you'll be happy

ICF, Slammed For Oil Co Coziness During State Review, Withdraws From XL "Sister" Pipeline Project

What Next? : The Quest to Protect Human Rights Defenders and Journalists in a Digital World

Chicago woman saved family from Holocaust, escaping Germany for Shanghai ghetto

Cubans living abroad can invest in Cuba

7 Times Women Kicked Ass on Cable News

Food porn.

A Beautiful Love Letter From A Mother To Her Son

Cuba's foreign investment invitation may hide potholes

If referring to President Obama as a "used car salesman" is EXPECTED of a RW racist...

The Untold History of Ukrainian Nationalist Movement and Jews

Labor unions saved Ford in our 'darkest' hour: Bill Ford

Cuban Rodeo Harkens Back to Spanish Roots - NBC News

Bat Babies!

The state of journalism for several decades now.

First cases alert: pet cats spread TB to four people

A Massive Chemical Plant Is Poised to Wipe This Louisiana Town off the Map

Montana woman gets 30 years in prison for pushing husband off a cliff

The latest Lego figures!

TCM Schedule for Sunday March 30, 2014 - TCM Spotlight: Different Movie, Same Finale

TCM Schedule for Monday March 31 - TCM Spotlight: Eva Marie Saint

Man alive.. You gotta watch this.. She is out of her goddam mind..

A small Texas town gets fliers from the Klan

The KKK wants YOU (to stop US intereference in Ukraine)!

Small Town Gay Bar - Documentary

Discoveries Challenge Beliefs on Humans’ Arrival in the Americas

The new Malwarebytes (MBAM) v2.0 looks "Rogue"-ish IMHO- My rant...


I want to see "The Unknown Known" documentary about Donald Rumsfeld.

Australia says planes checking new search area

Will El Salvador become another Venezuela?

Education Secretary Michael Gove performs 'Wham Rap!'

What a way to start the morning...

Child expelled from school for potentially heading towards lesbianism

Sleep issues on Zoloft

Police charge against final demonstration of student strike

This Floating Generator Could One Day Power Your City

Dolphin whistle instantly translated by computer

New Mexico governor seeks to dismiss records case

Colombia confirms U.S. request to take in Guantanamo prisoners

Colombia confirms U.S. request to take in Guantanamo prisoners

Should I be required to vote for this Dem - TN lawmaker introduces bill to jail pregnant women and

Friday Toon Roundup 1: Religious hypocrites

Friday Toon Roundup 2: The Absolving themselves Party

Friday Toon Roundup 3: The Rest

The Devil's Arse

Pixies or Piskies

What's wrong with requiring docs who do abortions to have admitting privileges at a hospital?

Smoking bans cut premature births- Children also being spared asthma attacks

Happy Friday, folks!

David Cameron welcomes German proposals on EU migration rules.

Issues- important issues are getting subsumed here on GD, by petty squabbles

Progressives Have a Budget Alternative—and Nobody Is Paying Attention

World stocks gain on China stimulus hopes

Gay weddings: 'Fifth of Britons would turn down invitation'

Jimmy Carter comes out in favor of Medicare for All

Nick Turse | US Military Averaging More Than a Mission a Day in Africa

Ousted Yanukovych In Ukraine Referendums Call

Scientists on where to be in the 21st century based on sustainability

Air Force removes nine nuclear launch officers after cheating scandal

Ukraine leader Turchynov warns of far-right threat

New Zealand air force plane spots objects in new search area

Judge Rules Goldman Must Face Lawsuit Over Mortgage Securities

What is it?

Theater calls cops on diabetic man for bringing in strawberries

David Sirota: Warren Buffett’s Epic NCAA Humblebrag

Is Pope Francis good for the Democrats? Obama in the Vatican

Why "Libertarian" Rand Paul Wants the Government to Have More Tomahawk Missiles

10 Weirdest Things the Christian Right Thinks Will Turn Your Kids Gay

'Sex symbols' a poor proxy in Sri Lanka

Is There Hope for the Survivors of the Drug Wars?

Hamid's Shadow: Karzai Confidant Takes Aim at Afghan Presidency

UN Congo Mission Leader: 'Unimaginable Human Catastrophes'

Tigers killed to entertain Chinese Fat Cats

Obamacare enrollment exceeds 6 million

Prosecutors: Oregon woman beat 4-year-old son to death because she thought he was gay

Wal-Mart Sues Visa Claiming Card Transaction Fee Conspiracy

U.S. judge rules Baidu's (Chinese search engine) censorship is protected as free speech

Miss. news anchor: LGBT communities should ‘go on gaycation’ after making ‘too much’ news

Scott Brown, the carpet bagger, can't find his place.

Russia agrees to turn over weapons, military equipment to Ukraine

Wisconsin governor signs bill ending early weekend voting

General's sentence in sex case called a 'shock,' 'beyond disappointing' (+video)

Military sex-assault case shows need for far-reaching reforms

Nation by nation, speak your mind about....Yemen

Christie's Lawyer Blames George Washington Bridge Scandal on George Washington

My bad idea of the day:

Transform Now Plowshares prisoner locations: Sister Megan Rice, Greg Boetje-Obed, Michael Walli

Report: F-35 Delay to Harm U.S. Warfighting Ability

Colorado Delta Already Reviving Just Five Days After Experimental Release From Morelos Dam

UJE: "The Jews and the Maidan"

Software Testing Problems Continue to Plague F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program

Hi-Ho, Another Day Over 400 On The Beijing Pollution Scale; PRC Bans Selling Smog Insurance

(Canadian) Feds to delay F-35 decision until after next federal election

No Moral Ground...

Pentagon funds advanced procurement of F-35 parts, components

Nate Silver Catches Loads Of Shit On Pielke Insurance/Disaster Piece, Takes It Very Personally

U.S. Navy to order 33 fewer F-35s than planned in next 5 yrs -source

We Need to Harness People Power - Andy Shallal on Reality Asserts Itself

An Old Face for the New Ukraine

Anti Theism and The Melting Pot

This centrist, non-party-member is a more reliable supporter of Dems than are some progressives.

Survivor Cagayan - Episode 5 Discussion Thread - No Spoilers please on future episodes

Fracking the USA: New Map Shows 1 Million Oil, Gas Wells

Chuck Hagel's trip to Asia will bolster Obama administration's pivot toward the Pacific

US Rep. Mike Rogers Leaving Congress for Radio Gig

Obama: Putin 'Entirely Misreading' The West...

US Rep. Mike Rogers Of Michigan Won’t Seek Re-Election

Oh my Goodness! Sales down because of cut in SNAP.

Boston Mourns 2 Firefighters Killed in Blaze

The In Doctrine ate their brains

Ukraine expects first tranche of $3 billion from IMF aid package

The Unbearable Lightness of Being CIA General Counsel ( Scott Horton )

Fracking activist must be subdued, says drilling company

Gay marriage bans must recede into history

Irate Friends See Sexism in Report on Former Christie Aide

The Cost of Cutting America's Defense Budget (MIC = entrenched)

'We are watching you', protesters warn Ukraine's new leaders

Candidates oppose new gun-control law

UNSUNG: Who am I?

chris christie's internal taxpayer funded one million dollar investigation: 'no one was under oath'

Government Backing for Toxic Mortgage Securities? The Economic Scam of the Century

Live Christie Press Conference at 2.30pm- will be live on MSNBC

AG candidate outlines approach to gun violence

Russian Forces Double Along Ukraine Border

U.S. Military Averaging More Than a Mission a Day in Africa

My state representative reveals his true nature

'A gun-nut mecca'

Jason Carter: NRA Democrat.

Even Mika and Joe were mocking the Christie "investigation" outcome today...

Multiple objects spotted near the new search site

Against Disengagement

Pine Island Glacier: Since 1991, Grounding Line Retreated 12.5 Miles, Glacier Thinned By 650 Feet

23 Reasons why you must bow to us Floridians.

NOAA - Tropical Pacific Ocean Acidifying More Quickly Than Expected

A 1956 Young Republicans poster:

Care to DU a Christie poll??? This poll doesn't need much help but it's fun anyway!

The Nuclear Security Summit Communiqué Statement on Separated Plutonium Is a Step Backward

Looks like Nate Silver has officially gone nuts.

Not the Onion: Homeopathy product recalled over fears it may contain actual medicine


IPCC report: climate change felt 'on all continents and across the oceans'

No tropical storms anywhere in the world !

Wicca and the Idea of Duotheism

Viagra Coverage (tee hee hee)

re: MadinMaryland's issue with being logged off on IOS 7 (7.1)--same issue here

What song are you listening to RIGHT FRICKING NOW!!!!

Response to Tom Gilson and Carson Weitnaur.

Rootkits: another kind of nasty malware

Some questions about ACA open enrollment periods

''Looking Forward'' not only cleared war criminals Bush and Cheney, but the Banksters, as well.

What the Kitty Genovese story really means, by Nicholas Lemann

Indicted California state senator ends Secretary of State campaign

In Italy, gay Catholics feel the ‘Francis Effect’

Christie denies he 'inspired' scandal: 'I don’t believe that I did' (will that hold up in court?)

please god let me live long enough to see an election cycle

Fuck this policy of the Obama administration: Admin defends investor-state provisions

Walker "Quietly" signs voting restrictions...

Feds close investigation of Tesla battery fires

Walking Dead Beer - Brewed with goat brains

A Debate on Torture: Legal Architect of CIA Secret Prisons, Rendition vs. Human Rights Attorney

Republican war against Women.

NYT: Why a Symbolic Democratic Agenda Is Better Than None

As Syria civil war enters fourth year, rebels are clearly losing

NAFTA At 20: “A Vehicle To Increase Profits At The Expense Of Democracy”

‘Noah’: Twitter conservatives outraged that film deviates from Bible’s original English

Obama Says ‘Deeply Held Grievance’ Led Putin to Seek Crimea

Afghan president Hamid Karzai backs Russia's annexation of Crimea

DU: Our Community Standards

We're in this Healthcare Pickle because, initially, Insurance Companies almost never said "No"...

Judge sentences bride to 30 years for Glacier Park murder

Ben Carson resistant to voters' campaign pleas

Wisconsin looks dominant in NCAA rout of Baylor

Cesar Chavez: Then, Now, and the Power of the Organized

Why Did the FBI Label Ryan Shapiro’s Dissertation on Animal Rights a Threat to National Security?

Plane makes emergency landing at JFK after bird strike

Really - they remade Rosemary's Baby?

Queens barbershop stabbing leaves teen dead

"i'd like to show you the respect you deserve!"

Pacifica Radio Executive Director Occupies KPFA Office After Firing

bill clinton and steny hoyer: the wall street democrats fight back

Cuomo-critic funder meets with like-minded Dem mayor

Orlando mother arrested after DCF finds 5 children living amid trash, feces

Taliban insurgents attack Kabul guest house

Leland Yee Criminal Complaint excerpt

Obama: Russia must pull back troops from Ukraine border

El Salvador opposition admits presidential vote defeat

Obama administration to recognize same-sex marriages in Michigan

Ground Broken At First Utility-Scale Solar Project on Tribal Land

Dear anti-vaxxers...NPR says...Suck it...Autism found to occur during Gestation NOT vaccination

Bruce Murphy: Scott Walker rigging the game in John Chisholm lawsuit

Transportation Resiliency Program announced to protect MTA and Port Authority against future storms

Brooklyn Cops throw teenage girl through plate glass window

Irate Friends See Sexism in Report on Former Christie Aide

Christian Charity Backtracks on Gays

so, regulating business (generally run by men) is wrong, but regulating WOMEN'S health care

Wendell Potter: Obamacare Subscribers: Beware of High Deductibles (ITYS)

Mike Rogers MI-08 is going to retire

Being Muslim in Congress: Rep. Keith Ellison on Race, Religion and Lawmaking

Attorney General Eric Holder: Federal government will recognize same-sex marriages in Michigan

Kingston hit and run leaves 4-year-old boy critical

I want to join in.

"Two and a Half Men" - Why is it still on?

Tony Avella Staffers Get Pay Bumps After He Defects From Dems

Revised Peak Bloom Forecast!

Yes, please!

Greg Abbott Intervenes In Suit Involving "Sociopathic Neurosurgeon"

If my dad was still alive I would ask him but here goes. We have chickens - layers. Because it is so

Creating Sand Castles With A Single Grain Of Sand

Why Progressives Should Read Crime Fiction - Author Ken Wishnia Explains

Matt Bevin Puts Mitch McConnell In A Duke Jersey For New Ad

Journalists, media under attack from govt. hackers: Google researchers

Boomer Revenge: young carjacker stuck because he couldn't drive a stick shift.

Aristocrats versus Plutocrats

Shumlin: 'Don't Quit' On Single Payer Before Work Begins

NY, fed agencies do 2nd oil train inspection blitz

Dallas Lawyer Sues Large Chunk of North Texas Lacrosse Community For Not Playing His Son

Community Standards are facts on the ground, not ideals

How Wolves change Rivers!

Obama ready to expand covert aid to Syrian opposition - report

Entenmann's to close its Bay Shore, Long Island, bakery

'Noah': Twitter conservatives outraged that film deviates from Bible's original English

Jeremiah A. Denton Jr., Vietnam POW and U.S. senator, dies

84-Year-Old Oak Cliff Woman Says Her HOA Filed a Lien Against Her for Feeding Two Cats

Crimea is NOTHING compared to what the US did in Iraq.

IPCC report: climate change felt 'on all continents and across the oceans'

Who are your US Senators, and should we hold you accountable if you can't name at least one?

Cracked on Free Republic

We <3 McGill University for Reclaiming the "F-Word"

Thousands of Crimean refugees flee to mainland to escape Russia

N.Y. is top destination for smuggled cigarettes

Obamacare plans bring hefty fees for certain drugs

A couple of other questions about host duties and locking threads

Only one of seven defendants appears at arraignment in murder case

We <3 McGill University for Reclaiming the "F-Word"

Ravens' Ray Rice indicted (fiancée elevator assault)

Holder: Feds will recognize Michigan’s same-sex marriages

Republican Bad Acting Can’t Hide The Racism Behind Their Obama Outrage

State legislators meet on Texas A&M campus to discuss pressing issues

Caption this photo

3D printed shull implant patient doing well after surgery-Amazing!

California Democrats Back Marijuana Legalization In Party Platform

American Eagle pilots vote down contract, with 70 percent voting 'no'

Obamacare helping millions register to vote

Okay, honestly, I don't know the endgame is for the "But....Iraq!" crowd.

Early education advocates claim two-tiered prekindergarten proposal would lead to "chaos and inequit

Oregon Mother accused of killing 4-year-old son she thought was gay

Hobby Lobby’s secret agenda: How it’s quietly funding a vast right-wing movement

Cuba To Buy Russian Antonov Regional Jets

Guess the number of comments @ NJ.COM on "Autism continues to climb, with NJ rates now the highest"

Ship that collided with barge in Houston ship channel had equipment problems, investigators say

Are members of DU generally in support of a Dem President or not?

Katy man arrested in terrorism case

How long should I make phony "windows support" wait?

Hungary opposed to economic sanctions against Russia: PM

Nugent dispute leads to call for Longview mayor to resign

Question for the bakers in this forum

Hidalgo County Sheriff Lupe Treviño abruptly announces retirement

Last evening at 9:00 PM, CNN's Piers Morgan led an intelligent discussion about the new search area

State Police guide amended to ignore seven-round rule after court ruling on NY SAFE Act

OK, so I'm trying to get some homework done and . . .

5th Circuit Abortion Ruling: Road Trips Aren’t that Bad

Settlement reached between state and tanning salon chain on health claims

I didn't know Larry King was on RT TV doing his show

Can people please stop buying houses in the north DFW area PLEASE!

Federal Court Requests Records On State Voter ID Law (NC)

Mother Accused of Murdering 4-Year-Old Son Who “Walks and Talks” Gay

Bold predictions for Summer 2014

Populist Argentine government begins painful cuts

Gay marriage ban ending in England and Wales on Saturday

Peace Bridge manager, activist make their peace

Anchorage school board candidate: Immigration is behind school problems

About Me and the Prez

Most states see more jobs, lower unemployment

Pic Of The Moment: Christie Is Innocent! (Says His Lawyer)

Brutal Winter Has Made For Disaster For Upstate Winemakers

Glade Paint Additive? Seriously?

Whilst the circular firing squad here reloads , this shit is going on all over America....

The week in paranoia!

Democrats' $60 Million Code Name "Bannock Street Project" Set to Destroy Kochs & Goposaurs in 2014

Perry Stands Against Online Gambling

Here is Today

President Obama gets accused of a lot of shit by some really inept people. Well they can add this

Former NYPD chief Ray Kelly to join ABC News

The Rude Pundit: Christie Internal Review Report: "Bitches Be Crazy"

You can't argue with a cloud - why the current Crimea/Iraq discussion sucks

Combine crazy with the Internet...

So, let's see now...

Death came by water, then by oil

New Tappan Zee Bridge To Have Suicide Prevention Measures In Place

Proof of Turkish False Flag - Erdogan Hail Mary

About whining...

Papantonio: Corporate Pals Clear Christie of Wrongdoing

Papantonio: Wells Fargo’s Fraud Handbook

Gun worshiper wins semiautomatic weapon at church raffle in upstate NY

Ukraine Crisis Prompts Calls to Review U.S. Defense Plans

Just how popular was Michelle Obama’s visit to China ?

5 bad dems each seeking to knock off the others? The circular firing squad that ended

Ebola cases confirmed in Guinean capital Conakry

California Senate will vote to suspend 3 Democrats

White House eyes new regulations to cut methane from oil, gas sector

Banks Lending Like It’s 2007 Belied by $10 Trillion Hoard

Malaysia: There's Sealed Evidence on MH370 That Can't be Public

Senate panel vote on releasing CIA study delayed

Study: Legalizing Medical Marijuana Doesn't Lead to Crime

NATO names Norway's Stoltenberg as next leader

Hobby Lobby For Dummies

China Showcases Rising Maritime Power in Airliner Search

What if Milne had written Holden Caulfield rather than Christopher Robin into Winnie the Pooh?

U.S. House Ends Week Without Acting on Russian Sanctions

Putin cat

Isn't it time to shift the discussion to something like alternative medicine, E-cigarettes, porn,

Tish James Renews Public Advocate’s Legislative Role

Hey in a rational world this wouldn't work....

Thom Hartmann: Proof! Outsourcing makes inequality worse...

Permaculture: Greening the Desert I

Consumer Spending in U.S. Increases by Most in Three Months

Arriving in Saudi Arabia

More Proof Corporate Tax Cuts Have Done More Harm Than Good

Four Horsemen, Eight Families & Their Global Intelligence, Narcotics & Terror Network

Scientists create first ‘designer’ chromosome

Consumer Sentiment Lowest In Four Months

Meet The Republican Lawmaker Who Opposed Chemotherapy Treatment Coverage Until SHE Got Cancer

Did anyone else think about this??

Thom Hartmann: Hope dies last...

Bridget Kelly better hope that she doesn't end up as

How to quiet a rowdy classroom....

Toon: Mr. President, I have bad news...

GM orders halt to Chevy Cruze deliveries, won't say why

Today’s GOP can be described in two words: “Ted Nugent”.

400-lb. Florida cop charged with posing as teen girl online to get sex pics from boys

Obama, Saudi king discuss Syrian rebels, Iran, Gulf security

What the approach to governing by GTA Issa, Christie, Walker, Cruz et al

Alan Dershowitz: J Street’s Hypocrisy Must Be Exposed

Hobby Lobby Is DOA (Supernatural Powers vs Corporate Personhood)

Some people I disagree with here, are just like RW, racist, homophobes..

Warrant: Suspects say girl went on hunger strikes (case of girl chained up in CA)

Aboriginal rights a threat to Canada's resource agenda, documents reveal

Lupica: Gov. Chris Christie wants public to believe he's innocent in Bridgegate

Airbnb to mayor: go ahead, tax our hosts

The Danger of False Narrative

TONIGHT! Real Time with Bill Maher: Jimmy Carter, Neera Tanden, Rick Lazio, W. Kamau Bell, Josh Gad

Neil deGrasse Tyson has a great question...

Charter school agreement in state budget spurs fierce opposition from teachers union and other advoc

Russia And Ukraine At War — Among The Jews Anyway

Russia Moves to Scrap Black Sea Fleet Agreements with Ukraine

"I Have to Thank Obamacare for Saving My Life"

My apology to the DU forum-I apparently misunderstood the platform

Question on heated discussions on DU

Obama Says Russia Must ‘Move Back’ Troops From Ukrainian Border

Wow! Christie sucks a lot of hot air in his press conference.

Look here for cats and actually find them AND be happy!

"Ukraine: The Danger of False Narrative, European Aspirations, The Crisis, Black Hats/White Hats"

Cuomo seeks $4.9B for post-Sandy transit resiliency, including Staten Island Railway

I wonder what Randy Mastro's law partners, women (and men), think about his report?

"Chairman of Port Authority to Resign" - NYT - push message on my phone just now

G-7 Expels Putin From A Club To Which He No Longer Wants To Belong

Karma - Florida Man Unleashes Road Rage, Universe Responds Appropriately

David Samson, head of Port Authority, to resign! (Will stay on as law firm partner)

Clouds over N Tex

Grady Sizemore is back from the dead

Spy Chief James Clapper Wins Rosemary Award: Whopper to Congress Clinches Worst Open Government

(California) State Senate suspends three lawmakers accused of crimes

A ‘Jewish atheist’ lets go of the ‘Jewish’

One day

A confusing concept explained: You are Not Obama.

WTF: House GOP Says Its Too Late To Pass An Unemployment Extension (2 million Americans get screwed)

Readout of the President’s Audience with His Holiness Pope Francis

Just listened to Ken Burns about his new film, The Address, airing April 15 on PBS

US Taxpayers and Palestine's Forced Dependency on Israel

Covert & Endless War Budget/ Shift from "grinding ground conflicts" towards "new areas of combat"

food rave of the day (3/28): potato chips

Papantonio: Sorry! No Rights For You!

i need skittles to come kick my ass

Obama’s Plan to Curb Methane Emissions is a Big Step in Climate Fight

Beacon police: Intoxicated mother slammed baby into sidewalk

What's for Dinner, Fri., March 28

Here's to a Great DUer!

"The Danger of False Narrative" published March 27th

Correcting the #CancelColbert misinformation about Colbert's "Ching Chong Ding Dong" joke

OK, so I just got this e-mail from

OK...can we agree to fight ALEC, the Koch bros. and the Tea Party?

Christie announces that David Samson resigned as Port Authority chairman

Toon: Fly Boy

Watching the end of "The Blues Brothers."

I put someone on full ignore.

A significant (IMO) blogpost about the work of atmospheric scientist Tim Garrett

NYPD gets first inspector general — Washingtonian Philip Eure — as some cops react warily

Jesus Christ: Here are all the things I said in the Bible about homosexuality...

Faking a sneeze to shame a vaper and stop him from vaping - righteous, or zealotry?

DOJ Defends its Use Of Malware / As It Pushes For Great Ability To Hack Computers

There can be no fruitful political discussion with people who are insincere or hiding their views

Toon: China

Are we turning into another GD??1!!1

Does your Dentist have Hospital admitting privileges?

Just because I feel like it . . .

It's been 2 days since Belladonna was made a free cat.

7 People Most Jealous of Joe Biden and His Planet

"Do you want jalapenos?"

Hey man, no big deal, relax, there were clear lines of authority and reporting.

France apologies to Morocco after minister searched at Paris airport

Turkish security breach exposes Erdogan in power struggle

Christmas may be long past, but there's no shortage of fruitcakes

Eliminating Extreme Inequality: A Sustainable Development Goal, 2015–2030

Venezuela court rejects release of opposition leader

View All Blogs Women who accused Vito Lopez of sexual harassment file updated suit in Manhattan cour

Slut-shaming Bridget Kelly: How she ranks among history’s greatest political sluts

Cheney--His Heart Goes On

Ebola ‘a regional threat’ as contagion hits Guinea capital

Anyone Here Know How To Pray?

BOEING: Experienced, well-paid research engineers to be replaced by cheaper 20-something engineers.

David Tarloff found guilty in meat-cleaver murder trial

"As long as the slut and that crazy female canine take the fifth, this report clears me."

Where is the latest place on Google Earth you've toured?

The Most And Least Liked TV News Anchors Revealed

It is in turbulent times like these that I really appreciate gardening as a hobby....

The right-wing attacks on Jon Richards: what are they worried about? (Blogging Blue)

I don't usually post politics in the Lounge, but I'm getting a lot of mixed signals

Well-off Aristocrats cheating welfare.

DU was for change, not progressivism...

‘Law And Order’s Mariska Hartigay Teams Up With Amy Poehler And Other Celebrities

Christie on Kelly & Wildstein: "Some sort of nefarious or inappropriate motivation"

Why backing coups is a really bad idea - Egypt detainees 'routinely tortured'

The Cost of Cutting America's Defense Budget

oh hey! I just noticed I recently hit 10,000 posts!

Road Trip!! Puerto Vallarta Mexico to Belize and back.

Trans Violinist Tona Brown Is Crowdfunding Her Carnegie Hall Dream

Obama considers new climate regulations for oil, gas sector

Do any DUers have a Hydro-Sil wall mounted electric heater?

Michael Isikoff just said on MSNBC that the next shoe to drop will be from

One person's spirituality.

new Koch Bros ACA attack ad Shannon Wendt makes claims but no corroboration provided when asked

Foodie Road Trip! Puerto Vallarta, Mexico to Belize and back.

An almost successful glass kilnforming experiment...

Injunction eased so PA fracking foe can go to hospital, grocery

I've been getting this strange spam lately...

International community slams ‘Stand Your Ground’

Do taxpaying voters who objected to Iraq and similar exercises deserve political representation?

Ministers Form National Task Force to Repeal ‘Stand Your Ground’ Laws

Myrna and Bert

Deadly Ebola Virus Spreading Across Guinea

The world's most dangerous Virus (full documentary)


Latest Update on Galveston Oil Spill Which Threatens Wildlife and Local Economy/TRNN

Photographing The Butch Women Of San Francisco

Russia escalates buildup of forces near Ukraine border

UFOs, Aliens and the Question of Contact B

The Friday Afternoon Challenge returns with Heavenly Hurt*: the poetics of light!

Touring a drop of algae & cyanobacteria at 400x (photomicrography)

The US Government Would Save $400 Million If It Just Switched Typefaces

Silver: Rumors of my going home are greatly exaggerated

House GOP Pursues Benghazi 'Stand Down' Probe

DIY dry ice with a fire extinguisher and a pillowcase

White House email: "I am a staunch Republican...Obamacare works. I'm living proof."

Statement by the President on Connecticut's minimum wage increase

The five 'least intelligent' dog breeds?

Why are the people calling to #CancelColbert the same ones who supported Duck Dynasty?

'Pictures of dogs acting like humans'

Pavilion Theater owner apologizes for management calling cops on diabetic strawberry-eating patron

Pointy headed elitists...New England, all Democrats, highest minimum wage in the nation.

Autopsy Confirms Texas Cop Literally Killed Student for Being Sarcastic

Flash Flooding Swamps Parts of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida Panhandle

Maine Senate rejects NRA-backed amendment to allow concealed handguns without permits

John Baines quote

Physics Student Owns Cop In Math

Webs of spiders after exposure to psychotropics ...

christie hires a lawyer, pays him 1 million bucks to exonerate him, and claims he's been exonerated.

Creationists Stall Eight-Year-Old Girl’s Idea for State Fossil for South Carolina

Bad Cop No Donut, 28 Mar 2014: U.Va. student sues state, ABC agents for $40 million

Myrna and Bert

Kitty Kats are all caught up on their shots, yay!

Energy Boom Fuels Rapid Population Growth in Parts of Great Plains; Gulf Coast Also Has High Growth

Do oil companies lie ... ?

My mother died and I can't stop baking.

Customer payment information compromised at 34 Spec's stores

Texas Supreme Court halts judge's order to reveal execution drug supplier

Stopping Keystone will ...

FiveThirtyEight Apologizes On Behalf Of Controversial Climate Science Writer

I’d bet the burgers taste a lot better too...

As deadline approaches, New York's Obamacare exchange signs up 65,000 in busiest week since December

Putin Seeks Diplomatic Solution to Crimea Crisis, White House Says

Last Day On The Job For Sanitation Commissioner John Doherty

BREAKING NEWS: Obama Tied to Bridgegate!

Steven Seagal Loves Putin and Might Become a Russian Citizen Because of Ukraine

Derek Martinus, director of 1960s Dr. Who episodes, has died

Consumer spending up, consumer sentiment down. Wonder why?

Love, Reality, and the Time of Transition

GM stops selling some Cruze small cars, offering no reason

Kate Bush tickets sell out in minutes

Louisiana Obamacare Attack Ads Use Actors To Tell Made-Up Horror Stories

13.5 working hours until I retire at 57 years old...

Bruno the Police Dog Recovering After Being Shot In the Face

To all who so recently lauded Jimmy Carter: He is on with Bill Maher tonight. Lineup here. 10 pm HBO

Hemp can save our World

Will Bridget Kelly, Christie's former deputy chief of staff, tell all about Christie?

Samson quits on News Dump Friday, preceded by the joke report released yesterday...

Link for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Teen Discovers Gov't Could Save $400M a Year by Not Using Times New Roman

When Tumbleweeds Attack!

Watermelon suit ...

Should Native Americans feel honored that the Washington Redskins chose them for a mascot/name/logo?

Looks like Putin is in the market for a Used Car

The Iraq War's Real Legacy? (TRNN) with Transcript/Link

Justice Doubles Jail Time in Waldoboro Dog 'Torture' Case WARNING GRAPHIC XRAY

Another good reason not to bully the little guys.

I wanted nothing to do with this woman because she lied to me - Chris Christie

Tutu Global Forgiveness Challenge

Tea-Party meme backfires badly. Oops.

You do realize that there are those who are pushing for war with Russia, right?

Russia's Putin calls Obama to discuss U.S. proposal on Ukraine: White House

Guest Lineups For The Sunday News Shows

"Young Americans' Affinity for Democratic Party Has Grown"

Hang in there, we will get through this together ...

everyday i click on cnn and without fail, they are talking about the missing plane.

The Rowan Tree - political novel - free for Kindle

GM expands ignition switch recall to 2.6 million cars

I read an article that public support for the death penalty is at a nadir

Krugman: How did we get from T. Roosevelt to Mitt Romney in our attitudes on wealth and inequality?

TYT: Calling For War ... Why The YouTube Ban In Turkey Will Fail

US, Russia Should Co-Operate In Global Security, Despite Ukraine Disagreement

Obama says U.S. military strikes could not have stopped Syria misery

Bridge-Gate Illustrated (I apologize gleefully for this graphic)

US military promise to aid Colombia in fight against terrorism

US military promise to aid Colombia in fight against terrorism

TIL today on DU: It's widely known Obama's mother worked for the CIA.

State has spent $149,000 in GTAC mine-related costs

In New Row, Israel At Odds With US Over Visas

TOMORROW morning: Orlando protest against Rick Scott's Medicaid refusal, details

The Prayer of St. Francis

How Google, Apple & The Biggest Tech Companies Colluded to Fix Workers' Wages: Tech to Office Staff

Putin says Crimea takeover shows Russian military prowess

Lawyer For 2nd Ex-Christie Aide (Bridget Kelly) Calls Pro-Christie Report 'Venomous' And 'Sexist'

Democratic Senate hopeful Kesha Rogers defends push to impeach Obama

Albany lets Tesla maintain New York presence

GM adding 824,000 vehicles to ignition recall

Middle East Matters Most to Obama–Not Putin

Tesla will open more Tesla stores in New York after pact

Slide Survivor Tells Of 'Wave' Of Mud Hitting Home

Stages of Obamacare Grief

Body odor prompts 911 call from Missouri town’s city hall

In Victory For Museums, Judge Says Relics Can't Be Seized To Pay $412 Million Iran Judgment

Marijuana ruling could overturn thousands of convictions — or dozens

State Sen. Jane Nelson (R) - Women’s health has advanced under Republican leadership

MY Cobalt was just added to the recall and I HAD an ignition problem!!

Play online game "Spent" - where you are a single mom with low wage job

Skittles, I need you to do something

What If Republicans Capture the Senate?

End of march of hundreds of thousands in Spain

Highland Park Responds to Cop Shooting With America's Most Wanted-Style Documentary

good news! Putin Calls Obama to Discuss Ukraine Crisis

Sebelius Blames Texas Opposition for State's Lagging Obamacare Signups

Ford Answers Cadillac's Classist and Greedy Commercial

Mayonnaise-Roasted Turkey Breast. Trust me.

Bridget Kelly Fires Back at 'Venomous,' 'Sexist Remarks' in BridgeGate Report (full statement)

WTF...both Sony men's semis were walkovers...

The reality of President Obama's Iraq claims

Wind power sets new daily records in Texas - twice this week alone.

Conservatives Have Figured Out A Disturbingly Effective Strategy: Tell Lots And Lots of Lies

Opposition to Tesla comes from the left as well as the right.

"House GOP Pursues Benghazi 'Stand Down' Probe"

Ever wonder why we keep finding more and more and more and more and more OIL .... ?

Peruvian club fined $12,000 for racist fan chants

Rob Ford: 'I'm not a criminal'

to The Royal Academy of Brussels

Ukraine’s ethnic minorities living in fear, Russian foreign ministry says

Moscow astonished by Obama’s claims that decision on Kosovo was taken at referendum

Alcoholics Anonymous has a terrible success rate, addiction expert finds

Sometimes we all need to take a break...

Are All Believers Insane?

UPDATE 4-Oil spills into Lake Michigan from BP refinery ...Didn't know Anything about This...

Weekend Economists Putin on the Ritz March 28-30, 2014

FBI: Pilot landing in NYC injured by green laser