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Archives: April 18, 2014

Jennifer Gratz challenges Detroit high schooler to affirmative action debate

Dammit, Jim, I'm a doctor not a phlebotomist!

Industry Expert Says StopRush Has Destroyed Limbaugh's Business For Good

Fraternity shuts Ole Miss branch after noose tying

Wow. Talk about SELFISH!

Easter is coming, yunno

Free Entrance Days in the National Parks

This is horsesh*t!

Jose Villegas Says Lethal Injection 'Does Kind Of Burn' During Execution

Got my hair cut today.

Shinran Shonin, his wish and light

All sent and received e-mails in Gmail will be analyzed, says Google

Sign the pledge: Don't buy Koch products

The State of American Beer

Police: Man ate pot candy before shooting his wife

Withholding Holder's Pay:‘If You’re in Contempt, We Don’t Pay You’

Texas has been holding this man hostage for 12,600 days

Don't worry, the Tea Party will protect us

How the U.S. Is Vulnerable to Terrorism in Space

"We Are Not Beginning a New Cold War, We are Well into It": Stephen Cohen on Russia-Ukraine Crisis

Chris Hayes did an extraordinary job blowing up the "Grievance Industry"

What should happen to the man who didn't serve his prison sentence due to a clerical error?

Rick Perry Hopes Combination of Wearing Glasses and Not Talking Will Make Him Seem Smarter

Congratulations Chelsea!

A note on evopsych

A little late...

"Obamacare Signups Hit 8 Million"

It does not take all day.

Three Police Officers Save The Life Of A Dying Dog On The Street.

"Rand Paul’s Supply-side Distortion"

"Is New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez the Next Sarah Palin?"

Scientists discover insect female penis

Stop the Slaughter...Tell Canada to End the Seal Hunt

Scientists discover insect female penis

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Propaganda! & a Kitteh gif

Erroll Garner - Eldorado

Elizabeth Warren's New Book Skewers The White House Boys Club

The Disturbing Reality of White Privilege

The Wingnut Welfare Monarchy

Neil DeGrasse Tyson Said What He Thinks About Race Now That He's Made It, And Almost Nobody Noticed

Well, I lost my job.

Nevada governor's office upends US Airways in sexually explicit gaffes

Rachel's report on the dilemma for Rand Paul trying to get the state of

Rachel why have you invited this stupid M$NBComcast hater Nicole Wallace

Would you support Rand Paul over Hillary Clinton if he ran as a Democrat for President?

Virginia Law Phasing Out ‘Fox Pens’ Vexes All Sides

Is this the way Putin does it?

Christian broadcaster wins health care injunction

Why Is the World Abandoning South Sudan?

federal court permanently blocks ND's extreme 6-week abortion ban

federal court permanently blocks ND's extreme 6-week abortion ban

Elizabeth Warren's New Book Skewers The White House Boys Club

USA's new show "Sirens":

GAO to investigate Hawaii’s Obamacare exchange

Rachel, Rachel, please, please stop already

Interesting to me how Game of Thrones (the show) has caused new words to enter our lexicon

Obama's Press Conference today.

Google's future phone: The modular Project Ara (Looks incredible)

Portland, Ore., to flush reservoir because of teen’s urine

The Second Coming of Homeless Jesus

What? You wanna sit here? I don't think soooooo

Law of Unintended Consequences Bites Red States in the ACA

*Justices Ginsburg and Scalia on C-SPAN now.

Inside China: Marine’s comment on islands draws sharp Chinese response

Australian's For Coal 2014 - Resolving Cognitive Dissonance

From the League for a Fifth International on Ukraine.....

The Dr. OZ ads on DU are usually disgusting.

From the League for a Fifth International on Ukraine.....

Great day at the lookout!

If WillyT's thread doesn't get 300 recs...I'm in the wrong place.

"For Some Republicans, a Quiet Shift Away From Obamacare Repeal"

Rush's program in Los Angeles and the rest of his LA station fall in latest ratings

Unsung Hero (What is it that you desire most?)

Who gets the jury results?

Teacher accused of racial slur fired by Fairfield [OH] board

Watch a video of oodles of cute puppies (Cross Post)

How sweary are you? NSFW

Hi Kids! Can I come say hi for a while?

I attended a Condoleeza Rice speech tonight and I made sure to dress for the occassion

Sanders: Kochs Trying To Destroy America’s Democratic Institutions

Awesome. Michelle Obama on the Tonight Show with Jimmy and Will Farrell.

TN Says Yes To Free Higher-Education Tuition (free tuition for incoming freshmen)

Colorado husband shot wife in the head after eating pot, say police

NC Tea Party candidate scrubs conspiracy website, then plagiarizes his positions on issues

Howard Dean praises TFA, tweets that public schools have "low expectations" ....

TYT Bundy Ranch Conspiracy Debunked

"It’s something she wants more than she wanted to be president.”

Russia Social Network Says Authorities Request Ukraine User Data

Feds: Yelm couple could've held out 'for months' in bunker

If you're going to be a conservative at least have the decency to be rich first.

Guy urinates in reservoir, forcing Portland to discard 38 million gallons of water

Mayor Faces Impeachment After He Spoke Fondly Of Alleged Jewish Center Shooter

Charges dropped against PA teen who recorded himself being bullied

Nepal tourism official says 6 Nepalese guides dead, 9 missing in Mount Everest avalanche

Nepal tourism official says 6 Nepalese guides dead, 9 missing in Mount Everest avalanche

Why the U.S. government is 'trolling' jihadists on social media

Ukraine Is Not Ordering Its Jews to Register

Thank you, Pres. Obama...

The Lawyer Who Defended Prop 8 Is Now Planning His Daughter's Same-Sex Wedding

Over 1/3 of Film Industry Professionals are Pirates

“Racist” Air France geisha poster prompts satirical home-made fixes

Triggering Resilience to Depression

Unconditional Palestinian surrender

My wife was murdered by a 'monster' – but most perpetrators of violence are normal guys

What It’s Like to Spend 20 Years Listening to Psychopaths for Science

Ministry - "Supermanic Soul"

Kepler-186f --- A New Earth . ?

Two Numbers ....

Amazing Photos from Camera Phones

Creepy/Hilarious Vintage Easter Photos

A couple of stories to discuss.

Iranian Man Spared Execution at Last Second By Victim's Mother

Hardest thing ever? Controlling your laughter at serious times ...

Cliven Bundy is a taker.

'Nazi' Clothing Store Opens in Heart of Jewish London

Anti-Semitic keyboard warrior becomes real-life terrorist

Does anyone remember when on Good Friday we had

Cops evict man after raid on Manhattan Bridge hobo hovel

Perception vs. Reality.

White Americans shouldn't see hispanics / latinos as very different from them

This is phony, but I can Dream!

This is posted in the Lounge, but the BOG really needs to check it out!

6 killed, 9 missing in avalanche on Everest

Military Judge Orders CIA To Turn Over Details On 'Black Site' Prisons Read more: http://www.busine

Colombia: A Stepping Stone for U.S. Operations against Venezuela

East Ukraine militants snub Geneva deal on crisis

Nine dead in Everest avalanche

Snowden: Vladimir Putin must be called to account on surveillance just like Obama

Guantánamo judge to CIA: Disclose ‘black site’ details to USS Cole defense lawyers

happy birthday conan o'brien

U.S. Said to Warn Money Managers of More Russia Sanctions

five million

Salman Rushdie on Gabriel Garcia Marquez (from 1982)

John Pilger: Nato's action plan in Ukraine is right out of Dr Strangelove (Russia & China)

Turkey: Intelligence Bill Approved

Paramedic Injured by Violent Groups, Petrol Services Suspended in One Venezuelan Region after Attack

Fox News 'Hero' Cliven Bundy Is a Pampered Millionaire, Not a Rugged Rancher

5 of the Worst Cities to Be a Renter Unless You're Fabulously Wealthy

8 Terrifying Facts About NSA Surveillance

Caption McCain picture

Koch Brothers Wealth Surges Past $100 Billion as They Try to Buy the Senate With Expensive Lies

Everyone who wants to Crush the NRA should join this group:

ramps for aging dogs any humans

Fountain of Youth

US freeing Iran funds as Tehran cuts uranium stockpile

Michael Lewis is right: Our trading system is broken

To prevent galling and chafing

Dead for now: Kentucky bill allowing twin Paul 2016 runs (Cannot get enough of spreading this)

Mitch McConnell Says He Stood Up for Women in a Senate Sexual-Harassment Scandal. The Real Story Is

Who Needs Keys? This Siri Hack can Unlock Your Car

Flood watches/warnings in FL, GA, AL, MS, WI, MI, ME, NY, CT, MA, VT, NH, MN, OR, AR, TN, IL..

The Pay's the Thing: How America's CEOs Are Getting Rich Off Taxpayers

Cartoon: How the GOP is Reaching Out to Women

THE NEW PLAN OBAMA CARE IS WORKING

How to Criticize "Big Philanthropy" Effectively

Compensation battle rages four years after BP's U.S. oil spill

Deputies: Man smothered crying son over video game

Retailer Michaels Stores confirms payment card data breach

‘Liking’ companies on Facebook could give away your right to sue them

Report: One fifth of China's soil contaminated

Mistrust and Hate: The Frightening New Lives of Homosexuals in Uganda

The Free Speech Argument

SC man hit with $525 federal fine for failing to pay for 89-cent drink refill at VA hospital

Racist online forums linked to deadly U.S. hate crimes: rights group

Study: People of color breathe air that is 38 percent more polluted than white people’s

Minimum wage hike stirs worry among Minnesota's not-so-small businesses

Hawaii lawmakers agree to end police sex loophole

China Seizes 10,000 Illegal Guns In Weapons Raid, As Gun Culture Becomes More Popular

Ex-BP employee accused of insider trading sold $1 million in stock after Gulf oil spill: SEC

"We Are Not Beginning a New Cold War, We Are Well Into It": Stephen Cohen on Russia-Ukraine Crisis

Kerry’s Looming Deadline and the Peace Process Industry | Ramzy Baroud

Egypt’s gay community fears government crackdown

Global Climate Convergence: 16 events Earth Day to May Day – Madison, Wisconsin

The Great Moat of Iraqi Kurdistan with Syria Separates Families

wal-mart jumps into the money transfer biz, loudly

An Int’l Trail of Death and Heartbreak: How the Bush Wars came home with the Vets

Hezbollah members arrested in Thailand admit to planning attack on Israeli tourists

advice to democrats: don't say 'recovery'

Here’s Why We Know The Gender Wage Gap Really Does Exist

Forward Guidance | James Howard Kunstler

There goes history again, repeating itself. (hopefully)

Wealth Effect Failing to Move Wealthy to Spend

Joe Biden’s son Beau to run for Governor in Delaware

In The Age of Faux Populism, Where Are the Real Pitchforks?

another image display question, NY Daily News this time

8 Freaking Million!

This sounds amazing: "ice cream"

Danish media: Rasmussen had a recorder when he met with Putin

Back to the 60s Post-Tax Profit Rate in 2012 Hits Highest Point Since LBJ Administration

Primer on who subverted the NLRB election at Volkswagen

British Pathé uploads 85,000 historic films to YouTube

Japan to 'redesign' whale hunt in Antarctic despite ICJ ruling

Al Franken Calls on Netflix to Oppose Comcast Merger

Morning laugh. Fox News math - NYC Mayor only paid 8.3% in taxes

Concerned for stability, Saudi Arabia tightens curbs on dissent

Vice Principal Saved from Korea ferry found hanged

Why Israeli officials are chuckling: The 'stable' West Bank dilemma

Obamacare succeeded for one simple reason: it's horrible to be uninsured

Alaska, you're safe: Putin jokes Alaska is too "cold" to be annexed

Today is Good Friday

Today is Good Friday

BOOKS: SAMs for Uncle Sam | William T. Hathaway

help needed for question about Obamacare

In Syria, rebel attacks in the north reflect a number of important changes

Budget: 57 percent for the military - same old story

6-year-old accidentally shoots, kills woman. When will it ever end?

OH SHIT!! Joe Madison goes off on a racist caller for calling his wife Sherry a BITCH on radio

3:30 - hilarious fake "Australians for Coal 2014" **WARNING - language**

Ukraine vs Russia: Time for a comedy break

Luckovich Toon- ACA's gonna live!

Windows 8.1 thoughts

Nonconsensual sex: How colleges rebranded rape

Russia and West reach surprise deal on Ukraine crisis

Introducing DFA! Doctors for America, like TFA.

Iran has cut higher-enriched uranium stock 'by half'

Military Judge Orders CIA To Turn Over Details On 'Black Site' Prisons

Cost of Treatment May Influence Doctors

50 Votes

Stunning Photos Of Christians Observing Holy Week Around The World

Friday TOON Roundup 1 - Putin and Ukraine

Friday TOON Roundup 2 - CONgress

Friday TOON Roundup 3 -Climate

NJ woman's rejected atheist license plate violates First Amendment, lawsuit argues

"Like" to continue the War on Grammar and Punctuation: Popular FaceBook GIFs don't need no stinkin'

Friday TOON Roundup 4 - Haters and Ranchers

Friday TOON Roundup 5 - The Rest

“Black and White: The Way I See it” by Richard Williams - re Indian Wells

Before Madonn-Gelina & Neverland Ranch there was Josephine BAKER's Rainbow Tribe

Catholics see confession in a new light

My Two Hundred And Eighteen Dollar Traffic Ticket

Photo: vet removes poachers bullets from Orangutan

Silent moment for the South Korean families.

pro-goverment colectivos (paramilitaries) use women as shields to escape conflict

An NYT Interview with Paul Kingsnorth

Dartmouth Vows to Curb Student Misbehavior.

NYTimes confirms that Snowden's appearance with Putin was arranged and scripted by the Kremlin

Nine crucified in Philippines for Good Friday re-enactment

NYS Pols Dodge Corruption Committee Bullet. So NOW What Happens?

Earthquake in Mexico.

More than 100 hate-crime murders linked to single website, report finds

Fox News' Todd Starnes has Facebook hate post deleted.....can not understand why...DU Jury decide...

Something is not quite right here:

5 Ways Gun Safety Advocates Are Using The NRA’s Playbook Against It

5 Ways Gun Safety Advocates Are Using The NRA’s Playbook Against It

EU green light for UK carbon capture and storage project

Luckovich: The prognosis

Only 28% of Americans Agree With Republicans That the Poor Are To Blame For Their Poverty

HRW reports: Dispatches: Tragic déjà vu as Roma people in France targeted for eviction.

Local Pastors Condemn Congressman’s Anti-Minimum Wage Stance: ‘It’s Simply Un-Christian’

The Need For Sane Gun Laws - Elliot Fineman From The National Gun Victims Council Discusses

McAuliffe moves to restore voting rights

Nine more entries left in the April contest.

Here is the best expression of corporate cognitive dissonance I have ever seen!

Magnitude-7.5 Earthquake Shakes Mexican Capital

A depressing song - which is why people should act against domestic violence

Princeton Study: U.S. No Longer An Actual Democracy

Another proof that monarchy heritage never dissapeared in French Politics.

The Fact Is ....

Vladimir Putin's Terrific, Triumphant, All Good, Totally Badass Year

Notice How Only "Legalized Pot" Makes You Crazy Enough To Shoot People and Jump Off Buildings!

Papantonio: Prisoners Wrongfully Accused

CIA torture architect breaks silence to defend 'enhanced interrogation'

How To Get Rid Of Telemarketers Once And For All

Peoria mayor orders surveillance and raid to apprehend owner of fake Twitter username

The Rude Pundit - Family Research Council: Pray That God Stops States from Decriminalizing Marijuana

Time for a new drinking game.....

Michael C. Ruppert Suicide Note Released

£9,500 worth of gold removed from Indian man's small intestines

Meat market has it's loyalists - even if they only shop once a year

Life and death and Obamacare

Mr. D, Principal of Columbine HS, is retiring...

Pic Of The Moment: As Obamacare Signups Hit 8 Million, President Takes On Republican Governors

Second earthquake in 24 hours hits Rutland

Proof The US Is An Oligarchy, Not A Democracy

LOL! This is NOT Breaking News, CNN!!!!

I'm SHOCKED, SHOCKED, I say, that there is Oligarchy happening in this country!!!

Dutch man arrested in connection with Amanda Todd case: RCMP

I'm terribly embarrassed, but I need grammar help on this little poem please.......

Top five ways to bring men back to the party

My APOLOGY to Matt Taibbi - My issue is with the Q&A didn't justify assaults upon Taibbi

Ha ha!

---- National Parks FREE this weekend ----

We watched Disney's "Jungle Book" with our granddaughter last night

singin the blues

Labor Shortage Threatens to Bust the Shale Boom

Solar Modules become Competitive

Snowden Defends Questioning Putin: I Want To Hold Him Accountable, Too

LOL Tread! Post all FauxNews gaffes you ever seen!

Koch Brothers Net Worth Tops $100 Billion as TV Warfare Escalates

Missouri Mayor: "I Kind of Agreed" with Frazier Glenn Miller

Startup Israel Suffering Most OECD Poverty as Poor Surge

Japan Says It Will Resume Whaling Off Antarctica

Obama Pushes Democrats to Use Health-Care Law in Campaign

Christ Burger

Dog dies 4 days after pit bull mauling

Michael C. Hall (Dexter) up for Netflix 'Daredevil' series?

The 12 Funniest Fox News Fails

This costs about $10...and this costs about $10,000

The Four Industrial Revolutions | John Michael Greer

Really doesn't give one much confidence in Air Travel

Maine gun store may be shut for refusing to let ATF copy records

Residents question why Latta(SC) mayor fired the town's first female(gay) police chief

Payrolls Rose in Most U.S. States in March, Led by Florida

Fox at the White House.

Despite Rise in Spills, Hazardous Cargo Rides Rails in Secret

Director's Cut - 2015 Dodge Challenger - New York Auto Show - NYIAS - Wisdom - Surprise Ending

CIA torture architect breaks silence to defend 'enhanced interrogation'

I discovered a historic photo among our family pictures.

Six Words: 'Segregation Should Not Determine Our Future'

George W. Bush Debuts New Paintings Of Dogs, Friends, Ghost Of Iraqi Child That Follows Him

Condolences to San Antonio Spurs Fans...

Iran May Keep Nuclear Program After Ukraine, Cohen Says

Dad kills son to play video games

First Fed Enforcement Meeting Since 2010 Follows Warren Request

South Korea Ferry Sinking: Authorities Arrest Captain

Angela Lansbury becomes a dame

Gold bars removed from Indian man's stomach

NASA Bombs the Moon, Again

I like the president playing offense..

Fox "news" legal analysts say #BundyRanch doesn't have a leg to stand on

What happens when you order a Bacon, Egg, and Cheese without egg...

Cops: Faulty pool light causes 7-year-old's electrocution death

Yellen Sees Muted Inflation as Unemployment Curbs Wages

Watch Edward Snowden Become A Russian Propaganda Tool

Only in America....

Paul Krugman & Bill Moyers

Apparently, We Need To Remind People That Pro-Choice Women Are Allowed To Have Babies

To demonstrate how things have changed...

So the Jewish leaders in Ukraine have called the leaflet a hoax

free-marketeers experience a peculiar loss of faith whenever the subject of the environment arises

After Being Denied “8THEIST” License Plate, NJ Woman is Suing State’s Motor Vehicle Commission

How du I do to insert a picture into my DU posts?

The Definitive Stereotype Map Of Britain And Ireland

Anderson mother arrested for bringing gun to child's school

Pope Francis Bends Low To Wash The Feet Of The Disabled

Study Shines Light On The Disturbing Oligarchic Tendencies Of Congress

Residents Demand Compensation From BP As Oil Continues Washing Up On Louisiana Beaches

Families meet the guy who changed their lives

EDITORIAL: Government Study Proves TSA Behavior Profiling is Useless, TSA Expands It Anyway

Computer scientist says there will one day be a robot uprising

Check: Cute JK with kids pic I found!

Blue Bloc Tactics (Occupy This Book Excerpt) | Mickey Z.

The End of Employment | John Michael Greer

Iran Gets an Unlikely Visitor, an American Plane, but No One Seems to Know Why

Obama Biden selfie.

My Great Grandchildren want to see where President Obama and his family live. Does anyone know

Neil deGrasse Tyson explains barriers imposed to him due to race:

Food Stamps For All! How hard could it be to get done?

Sh*t Sh*t Sh*t!!!! Randi Rhodes to end her show on May 15th!

How Did I Miss That? Militia: God Gave Land to Settlers, Not Shoshone

That's it.

What's So Good About It?

My new favorite series: HBO's "VICE"

How are we really going to replace the vast number of military jobs?

The Passion of Christ: A Gay Vision

Construction underway for 'USS Gabrielle Giffords'

Pentagon: Two Arms Programs Face Live-Or-Die Review After Costs Jump

California woman Shaima Alawadi wasn’t killed in a hate crime after all. Unless any man

FBI Facial-Recognition Program Uses Low-Resolution Photos And Employment Mugshots

Va. Supreme Court rules for U-Va. in global warming FOIA case

OMG-Man high on pot kills wife!!

Oklahoma students know less about evolution after Biology I than they did before taking it

Boehner 'Hellbent' On Passing Immigration Reform Bill This Year

B-2 Spirit or new Mysterious Stealth Plane? New image of triangular shaped plane emerges

California Regulators Decide Utilities Can’t Charge Solar-Killing Fees

A Nuclear Power Plant Goes On The Auction Block

Hillary Clinton Baby Truthers Are Born: Chelsea's Pregnancy Is A Hillary Clinton Campaign Ploy

Connecticut Takes A Step Closer To Keep Fracking Wastewater Out Of The State

High Levels Of Mercury Found In Fish In Remote National Parks

Stalin's forced famine of the Ukraine

My wife was murdered by a 'monster' – but most perpetrators of violence are normal men

Grandview man, 27, charged in area highway shootings

My wife was murdered by a 'monster' – but most perpetrators of violence are normal men

Publisher reveals title for Hillary Clinton’s memoir

Shame goes on ; French police provoke outrage after calling for 'systematic eviction of Roma from ce

AP Sources: Obama administration extending agency review of Keystone XL oil pipeline

Are Atheists the New Mormons?

SpaceX live webcast is up, launch at 3:25 pm Eastern

Anti-Semitic fliers in eastern Ukraine denounced

For your Easter viewing pleasure...

French MP proposes puppy custody law

Ian Gillan - Gethsemane

The Craziest, Coolest Mustangs That Never Were

Thrown out of a basketball game for being HIV-positive!

'Love & Hip Hop' Sex Tape Cripples Home Depot NATIONAL SHOWER ROD SHORTAGE

Why is Open Carry such a popular issue?

Snake Eats Monster Centipede, Which Eats It Back

New York World's Fair featured in NYTimes today,

I wish I had my own Windows developer

As I worked at the New York World's Fair,

Have any of you undergone heart catheritization?

xkcd today, may be applicable...

Westboro Baptist Church Protests Gay Athlete at David's Alma Mater

School District OKs 'Bible Curriculum' Created by Hobby Lobby President

Thom Hartmann: Is Sean Hannity going to get somebody killed?

Thom Hartmann: The Middle Class is Not "Normal"

Thom Hartmann: It's Time to Outlaw Billionaires

What's for Dinner ~ Friday ~ April 18th

Jonathan Turley: Prosecutor Claims Defendant Tried To Run Her Down

Keystone decision to be delayed

Republicans wouldn’t know job creation if it bit them on their elephantine asses.

Space X has just launched

Railroad Says Its Committed to Hauling Fertilizer.

In honor of Good Friday: Violent Femmes - Jesus Walking on the Water

Snowden Answers: "Why I Challenged Putin about Russia's Mass Surveillance..."

It's Time To Play Cowboys and Communists.

Wait Wut has created PERFECTION

The Selling of Christ

Lieberman: EU's Ashton doesn't understand world's problems

I want to say a sincere thank you to all of

Report: ‘Liking' a company on Facebook means you can't sue it

In the interest of fairness; we present: Cosmos for Creationists

“…The day shit is worth money, poor people will be born without an asshole.”

GABO (Gabriel Garcia Marquez), HIS GOOD FRIENDS FIDEL AND BILL CLINTON… AND THE CUBAN FIVE

Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

G.O.P. Discovers Useful Voter Outreach Tool: Gun Sweepstakes

Chris Christie’s $300m pension proposal broke state anti-corruption laws

I've heard of birdies and eagles, but hornets?!

CIA torture architect • Interview: 'I'm just a guy who got asked to do something for his country'

Josh Marshall: How the GOP Bet on Failure And Lost

Ranking Names Best States For Disability Services

Michelle Rhee's group gets to brag that Howard Dean, Elizabeth Warren are on their side.

We have 200 days to go; Can DU settle the existence of God in, say, December?

Just found this interesting article on the dreadful effects of US oppression

H-1B loophole may help California utility offshore IT jobs

Princeton Study: U.S. No Longer An Actual Democracy

are you being helpful or hurtful? nt

Rehab "Sittin' at a Bar" - Would it be hypersensitive to take umbrage if this were played at you?!1

ALL The powerfull indictments to sue former Bush administration before an international court!

"On the Liberal Bias of Facts" by Paul Krugman at the NY Times

This Congressman Has A Plan To Save Sriracha

Art for Good Friday

West Wing Week: 4/18/14 or, "Pull Together, Fight Back, and Win"

President Obama makes the case for Medicaid

"With a Do-Nothing Congress, It’s Time for Executive Action"

Garcia Marquez is going to hell: Congresswoman-elect

Today Snowden said he risked his life to expose NSA surveillance practices

'Drop Dropbox' campaign fires up after Condoleezza Rice joins board

Dear 1%: Here's a quick vocabulary lesson for you:

Ed Schultz is all over this Bundy Ranch domestic terror example

In Mariupol, Ukraine's government wins one, loses one

Hillary Clinton and GOP conspiracies: shoe truthers and Chelsea's pregnancy

State seizes polygamist group’s West Texas ranch

Weekend music to chill by ...All the Things You Are Edition!!

Local band Comfort Tech a hit with President Obama

Just who the heck does Duke think it is?

-129 F at Cape Ross, Antarctica for April 18th ? Not so fast....

Breaking - State Dept delays Keystone XL decision

US Delays Review of Contentious Keystone Pipeline

Map of where nobody lives in USA

Always looking out for the little guy, he is...

If you do one thing on Twitter today....

XKCD Toon: Free Speech

‘Liking’ companies on Facebook could give away your right to sue them

'Duck Dynasty' Show Canceled In Missouri Due To Low Ticket Sales

Edward Snowden’s Cowardice on Russian TV

Judgmentalmaps.com stereotype map of NYC.....

Weekend Economists Pull the Easter Rabbit Out of the Hat April 18-20, 2014

Having some trouble with a project.

"Obama administration delays decision on Keystone XL pipeline"

A co-worker chastised me for saying "Fuck" today. Because it's Good fucking Friday

So... what are you doing this Triduum? :)

After 58 Years in a Couple, a Spouse Fights for Benefits

Cat and Seagull

*FRIENDS*

Here comes Johnny singing oldies, goldies!

Two landscapes and Red Winged Blackbirds from a hike today.

Sen. Corker calls for lethal aid to Ukrainian military

Locut0s, where are you?

320° Licht: A Repurposed 112-Meter High Gas Tank Converted into a Cathedral of Light

Grand Design - episodes from the BBC series

Zimbabwe's President Threatens to Deport LGBT-Supportive Diplomats

6 signs that you’re a liberal who is out of touch with reality (from Facebook)

Frazier Glenn Cross (Jewish Community Center Murderer) Was Banned From Stormfront

In case you weren't aware ....

The "experts" are here

*The Sky Remains The Same as Ever*

Underworld: The Intrepid Cave Photography of Robbie Shone

TCM Schedule for Sunday April 20 - TCM Spotilight: Irving Berlin musicals

Spanish village called 'Kill the Jews' mulls rebranding exercise

TCM Schedule for Monday April 21 - Star of the Month: John Wayne

Gardening accident leads to tragedy. RIP my purple alliums...

Come on, show 'em what you're worth!

If Rancher and American Terroist Cliven Bundy Were A Member of Occupy Wall Street.....

STUDY: Half of Jailed NYC Youths Have Brain Injury

Is atheism without works dead? The shifting landscape of nontheistic service

Journalists ‘tiptoe through land mines’ of reporting on religious freedom at RNS event in D.C.

Guest Lineups For The Sunday News Shows

U.S. ground troops going to Poland, defense minister says

Michael Ruppert...RIP..."Apocalyse"...a fine Film and Well Worth the Watch...in Segments!

U.S. special forces struggle with record suicides: admiral

"Happy" w/o the music.

Sen.Sanders:Over the past 5 years these companies have paid nothing in Federal Taxes

*Poison*

Fox News Chart on the ACA (satire)

"Mitt Romney, party elder and statesman"

so I just googled Florida Man to see what he's been up to.

Going to see Bill Maher tonight, live at the Nokia!!!

Is this video too distasteful

Latest White House Gatecrasher a Real Fox

"And some people just gave up and drew a penis. Don’t ask what The Shetland Islands are."

What it Takes to Cook Some of Literature's Most Famous Meals

Mayor Who Fired Lesbian Police Chief Caught On Tape In Homophobic Tirade

Vice president’s son Beau Biden to run for Delaware governor.

Mothers of Children with autism have stress like combat soldiers

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