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Archives: May 9, 2014

stone space has been blocked from the Atheists and Agnostics group

93 year old homeowner with a gun shot dead by police officer

Car Dealers Are Terrified of Tesla’s Plan to Eliminate Oil Changes

Edinburgh, Scotland: when a university goes to the dogs...

New for Spring! Cat Hats!

Gay rights advocates want 2016 vote on marriage ban if court case fails (in Michigan)

Obama’s talking climate change, but is anyone listening?

BTS: US Military Buildup in AFRICOM, Starving in America, Soft Bigotry & Thom Hartman on ADHD Brain

Jadeveon Clowny

New Report Slams “Unprecedented” Growth in US Prisons

(Funny) Seattle plans $15/hr minimum wage

A big round of applause to our **awesome** hosts, who....

Rethugs Never Accept Legitimacy of Democrats Elected President

Accusations, death at 'Friday Night Lights' school

O SHIT: Cecily McMillan jurors tell judge Occupy activist should not go to jail

Who wins the minimum wage wars? The robots...

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Friday, 9 May 2014

Oklahoma Initiative Would Make Pot a Legal, Exportable Cash Crop

Manhattan family sues after autistic child rejected by preschool

Death penalty report cites value of taping interrogations

More Looking Up...

Carbon Tracker Initiative .... LAUNCH EVENT 8TH MAY 2014

Why do Republicans want to start a new Cold War? For the political benefits of course...

Whose watching Nashville?

Amazon's Patent

Carbon Tracker Initiative .... LAUNCH EVENT 8TH MAY 2014

Response from Delta re: GA's carry anywhere law

Hospitals see steep drop in uninsured admissions in states with Medicaid expansion

US solar power installed costs on course for 2020 target

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Psycho & a new Kitteh gif!

Fuck Wonkette

AMY'S!

Do you talk in your sleep?

Has the "Middleboro Cross" been discussed here?

How to tip when you're in a hurry.

Nathan Deal's smoke and mirror lies - Ga. taxpayers paying for his campaign endorsement

The Tea Party Gets Into the News Biz

An Inside Look at the Insanely Complex Formula 1 Steering Wheel

Marat/Sade (1967)

Breakthrough in Belgium: psychologists now recognized as MDs

EPA Employee Downloaded 7,000 Files Of Porn At Work And Watched Them 2-6 Hours A Day

Optimism -

‘We will vote’: Eastern Ukrainians defy Kiev and Putin

Elton John - Just like Belgium

Benghazi Committee Backfires as Boehner Refuses to Answer Fundraising Email Questions

Anyone notice that all recent photos of Palin

Cliven Bundy Is Now Offering Awful U.S. History Lessons on YouTube (Gawker)

Wonder Bread tops the KOCHs in % of Rethug donations. & what's up with Outback?!1

Dear President Obama submitted for your consideration

A little help here

A little help here

One month later, Cliven Bundy, militia, residents face an uneasy coexistence

California Senate OKs requiring 'kill switches' on cellphones

Has the state of Texas rejected Johnny Football?

Rosa DeLauro Pitches Plan To Boycott Benghazi Committee While Still Keeping An Eye On It

Sheriff: FBI is investigating law enforcement threats in Bundy showdown

R.I.P. GOP Anti-Obamacare Talking Points

Sex Cells! How Nevada is Confusing the Hell out of Little Girls

R.I.P. GOP Anti-Obamacare Talking Points (x-Post from Politics 2014 and V&M)

Yes, the "Innocence of Muslims" Video Really Did Play a Role in the Benghazi Attacks

Linus Torvalds suspends key Linux developer

David Bowie- The Width of A Circle

President Santos has only completed 7% of promised housing project: Senator

This is what America would look like without gerrymandering

John Abadallah Wambere, Ugandan Gay Rights Activist, Asks For U.S. Asylum

Government To Public Schools: You Can’t Keep Undocumented Immigrants Out Of School

Meet History professor Cliven Bundy. Forget anything you ever knew........

U.S. Laws Defy Basic Rules Of Justice: Report

Environmental damage by Illegal mining in northwest Colombia “worst in history”

Environmental damage by Illegal mining in northwest Colombia “worst in history”

I was recently notified that I was part of a class action suit against Citi Bank

Worker at Walmart to be visited by Obama speaks out about low wages

'Boko Haram' doesn't really mean 'Western education is a sin'

Tweet-Pic from Rep John Lewis #BringBackOurGirls.. Update: Added Ellen's Tweet-pic~

Chris Hedges "The Absurdity of American Empire"

Bibiyan Family Philanthropic Foundation Pledges Support For Cecily McMillan

Cuban man accused in Miami gold heist deported to U.S. from Belize

Kuroda Fails to Sway Economists Forecasting Easing by Year End

Weekend music to chill by...All the Things you are Edition!

7 weeks

Hot War with Russia - The Saker

Iran no defender of women's rights

Crusader for the Right to Peace

Glenn Greenwald: Asshole

Okay, DU. "It has been kind of hot in here around the topic of race/privilege ...

Need new search criteria for specialty furniture item.

Get ready for months of partisan brawling over Benghazi

Pennsylvania governor drops court fight for voter ID law

"The psychology behind Republicans' Benghazi obsession"

Florida Teen Graduates College Before Receiving Her High School Diploma

This Parking Lot Is Paved With Solar Panels

Vermont gov signs law to require labels on GMO foods

Punography

Senators Introduce Legislation to Ensure All Married Same-Sex Couples Have Access to S.S.

Venezuelan Opposition Militants in Fresh Attack on Universities, Public Property

GOP Continuous Meme "Wasteful Spending" Aimed At Poor

Chuckles Krauthammer, Verbatim, On Climate Science: "I'm Not Impressed By Numbers"

'Relentless' Boycott Planned Against Any Team That Drafts Michael Sam

Duke Energy: $6.62 Billion Q1 Revenue, $15 Million To "Clean Up" Dan River Coal Ash Spill

Donny, these men are cowards nt

Is this stuff, real, or just woo?

OK Climatologist - State Must Prepare Now On Climate; Whole Months @ 102F Highs By 2050 Possible

GOP Robocall Firm Slapped With $3 Million Fine

Yep, it's spring.

Zinc, Iron, Protein Content Drop 3% - 9% In Wheat, Rice Grown At 550+/- PPM CO2 In Test Plots

Shareholders Press Bank of America for Coal and Climate Finance

Jack-Booted Thugs Of USDOT Recommend . . . Voluntary Withdrawal Of Aging Oil Tank Rail Cars Someday

Federal: NEW Measure Introduced To Reschedule Marijuana

Shareholders Press Bank of America for Coal and Climate Finance

Aileron Roll Me, Baby!

x-post New Federal Measure to Reschedule Cannabis

Victory! Vermont Passes Landmark GMO Labeling Law

Dumb Criminals: 7 Year Old Brings Grandma's Heroin To School

Florida Cops Accused Of Breaking Into City Hall To Use Bathroom

Brian Williams Raps "Rapper's Delight"

Gay NFL Prospect Michael Sam's Powerful Visa Ad

Dumb Criminals: Couple Accused Of Having Sex On Church Lawn In Front Of Wedding

Baby, baby, baby, you're out of time

DEA announces: Increase in marijuana produced by govt. for research

Major Report Urges Reform of U.S. Capital Punishment System

The Commandment to Save the Planet

Rachel Maddow has a blast with the Teabaggers!

Prosecutors: ‘Gut Check’ to ‘Toughen Up’ 10-Year-Old Sends Boy to Hospital

TCM Schedule for Friday, May 9, 2014 -- Friday Night Spotlight - Australian Cinema

TCM Schedule for Saturday, May 10, 2014 -- The Essentials - Anne Shirley

King County Council to listen to public testimony on Metro cuts

Way cool phenomenon going on with congregations here in Indy.

More than 2000 Texans in DFW protest marijuana laws

Jordanian TV debate descends into brawl – video report

Harsh winter = fewer random drug tests at Ohio high school

What's Glenn Greenwald doing to help those missing girls?

So if we have a Bush and a Clinton contending for the presidency in 2016....

Yep!

Cliven Bundy Too ChickenSh*T To Step Foot Off Ranch -hmmm... Fear of Arrest?

The President should be impeached.

Berlusconi to begin community service for tax fraud

Former Israeli Nuclear Head: No Iran Bomb for Ten Years - If They Even Want It

Like a boss

The Thugocracy Next Door

Saudi Arabia orders 1,000 lashes and ten-year sentence for editor of website that discussed religion

Schoolgirl Abductions Put Scrutiny on U.S. Terrorism Strategy.

(Utah) San Juan County commissioner leads ATV ride protesting BLM trail closure

Challenging a Militarized Police State in the U.S.

MAGNITUDE 5 EARTHQUAKE KILLS 1 IN PAKISTAN

Indicted owner of Texas hospital chain to plead guilty to fraud conspiracy

Police Shooting Frenzy Raises Concerns - 23 officers fired a total of at least 377 rounds

Benghazi will be the GOP's Waterloo

Strong quake hits Mexico

Giants score 2 in 10th to defeat Dodgers

Living at home because of weak employment prospects

Clues About Black Hole Formation Provided By A Stellar Explosion On The Outer Reaches Of The Univers

Russian Victory Parade Buoyed By Crimea

The hamster that ate burritos is now eating pizza....

A Simple Chart To Share With Anyone Who Complains About People On Welfare

The Cops Called It A Lovers' Quarrel. She Took Polaroids And Proved Them Wrong.

This Incredible Smog-Eating Billboard Sucks Pollution From the Air

Open carry groups split over police notification

High wind advisories for parts of CA and ID as of 334 AM EST

Obamacare might save 24,000 lives a year, but why stop there?

EDIT: I'm looking for a reliable ffmpeg-friendly web host. Any ideas/stories?

VIDEO: President Obama tells heckler "I love you back!"

Three New Tarantula Species Discovered In Argentina

You Are My Starship - Norman Connors featuring Michael Henderson

4:30 am Eargasm. (NSFW - audio)

I hate rubrics for grading.

Critical wildlife habitat now permanently protected in Ecuador

Critical wildlife habitat now permanently protected in Ecuador

Meet Congressional Candidate Aaron Woolf at May 12th Event in Queensbury

4,700-year-old skeleton found in Vietnam

Family dog finds, saves missing 3-year-old in North Dakota

Kansas AFP director acknowledges informal contact with group behind energy mailings

MPs: Snowden files are 'embarrassing indictment' of British spying oversight

Russia sanctions could hammer German growth - report

How Corporate Forces are Trying to Destroy Groups that Fight for the Rights of Low Wage Workers

How Hypocrisy Is Simply Not a Factor in the Right-Wing Mind

My Personal Walmart Nightmare: You Won’t Believe What Life Is Like Working There

Mitch McConnell’s Worst Nightmare: Women and Vets Come Together In New Grimes Ad

Friday Toon Roundup 1: Denying it doesn't make it go away

Walmart is the last place Obama should be making a clean energy speech

Friday Toon Roundup 2: The Molehill

Ghost Lore

Friday Toon Roundup 3: The Rest

EPA’s next challenge: Protect communities in nation’s industrial dumping grounds

Canon Software Question

Canon Software Question

St. Giles' Bowl

Pssssssssssssst! MPs: Snowden files are 'embarrassing indictment' of British spying oversight

Would this have gone differently if this man were a person of color?

WI: Ron Johnson’s “victim of government” had her government healthcare cancelled by Scott Walker

150 Workers Die Each Day From Doing Their Jobs

Koch brothers’ Americans for Prosperity plans $125 million spending spree

Benghazi won't fly? Time to blame kidnappings on Hillary!

ScienceCasts: NASA on the Lookout for a New Meteor Shower

So, now that we're back in the World Police business let's talk about

Can the Kochs Hold Back History?

Fierce fighting reported in Ukraine's Mariupol

The President Should Make Walmart Part of the Minimum Wage Debate

Public Record: Cliven Bundy

Top 10 Reasons GOP Benghazi Witch Hunt Is Just a Campaign Fundraising Ploy by Juan Cole

Psst. Mr. President. Hazardous Waste Dumped In California; Wal-Mart Admits Criminal Negligence

Judge hears appeals of N.C. legislators on subpoenas of election law

Toomay on Morning Jerk: Why would you build a road and not put a toll on it?

Progressive Activism Seen as Key to Democratic Turnout in Midterm Elections

Atrocities by Both Sides in South Sudan War -- GRAPHIC WARNING

Former Missouri governor 'Walkin' Joe' Teasdale dies

At Albuquerque meeting on police shootings, silence speaks volumes

South Carolina push to block gay books at university draws writers' fire

EU's Barroso says Europe divided over Ukraine crisis

Mitt Romney Backs A Minimum Wage Hike

2008 wikileaks cable "RUSSIA'S NATO ENLARGEMENT REDLINES "

Elijah Cummings Unloads on GOP: ‘Using Deaths of Four Americans’ for Politics

When you're ready to buy a washer, refrigerator, etc., do you

Rahm Emanuel jumps on the Hillary Clinton bandwagon

LGBTQ Rights – African Politicians’ Biggest Scapegoat

New Names Etched on Vietnam Wall

Pope demands 'legitimate redistribution' of wealth

Marijuana for pediatric seizures

Study - Areas Hardest Hit By Katrina & Rita Showed Up To 2X Normal Rate Of Stillbirth Post-Storm

Pollution Is a Violent Crime—Prosecute It as Such

Record Meat Costs Mean Pricey Barbecues: Chart of the Day

At the IPCC: an author's view of the recent SPM negotiations for WG3 (Mitigation)

President Obama: GOP ‘shouldn’t be running either chamber’

Obama, at Wal-Mart, touts efficiency; angers labor

Teddy Bears

White House solar panels power up

Frank Rich On Why The GOP Will Never, Ever, Ever Deal With Climate - NY Mag

Murder Charges Filed Against Seven In Killing Of Costa Rican Turtle Conservationist Jaimo Mora

Why the FCC Is Ditching Net Neutrality

Hunter Hayes ~ Invisible

Why we couldn't care less about the natural world

Vulnerable Democrat Gives Stunningly Strong Defense Of Obamacare At Hearing

Which Words Are Used To Describe White And Black NFL Prospects?

Paul Krugman- Now THAT's Rich

Sentinel satellite spies ice cap speed-up

Professor Richard Wolff: Economic Update: Shameful Economics (audio link)

White House Solar Panels Are Finally Up

NYT:Dems Debating Whether To Participate In Benghazi Committee-Shouldn't Hesitate To Skip This Farce

new video: House Republicans Disgracefully Fundraising Off Tragedy

U.N. Probe Chief Doubtful on Syria Sarin Exposure Claims ( Analysis by Gareth Porter )

Are you an atheist? Get mad at the US supreme court. Believer? You, too

David Sirota: How Wall Street Financial Fees Choke Our Cities

Humble Hero Saves Teen Who Fell Onto Subway Tracks

'I won't kill number 3', says Turkish double wife killer

Pope Demands 'Legitimate Redistribution' of Wealth

California courts Tesla for battery factory

23 Hideously Creepy and Inappropriate Children's Toys

OBAMA, AT WAL-MART, TOUTS EFFICIENCY; ANGERS LABOR

At 10 am ET today, Kerry is doing a twitter chat on his trip to Africa

Netflix price increase

Detroit Grandmother survives mugging, despite being shot four times

Progressive Bloggers Have President's Back

I wanted to tell the president what it’s like working – and living – like this

The REAL ASSHOLES are the traitors who lied America into war and still walk free.

Mayor to appoint Daniel Nigro new FDNY commisioner

Insiders get rich on IPOs, masses lose

LICH bidder blows $25 million deadline

200 Deer Euthanized, Lonesome Bull Ranch, Sandia Tx,

US accuses Israel of ‘alarming, even terrifying’ levels of spying

Michael Tomasky: Beirut Barracks vs. Benghazi

FBI investigating Bundy supporters. Cops say women and children were put in front

Pap and Seder: Senator Compares ObamaCare to Holocaust

Geithner: Suggested Clinton as possible successor

NM ranchers confront feds over water

Obama’s Move On Solar Is Equivalent To A Year Without 80 Million Cars

‘Daily Show’ Mercilessly Lampoons State Senate’s Yogurt Debate

Colorado gardening wisdom says it's safe to start your garden after

ANC gets 'overwhelming mandate' from South African voters

EXCLUSIVE: Christie officials gave millions in public funds to VC firm, despite 'pay to play' rules

Rights groups urge Palestine to join ICC

Funny-looking animal of the day:

Recalled Used Cars Roam the Roads as Federal Legislation Stalls

The Real Story About the Wrong Photos in #BringBackOurGirls

Republican lurkers will be amazed to learn this:

The Single Most Important Fact about our Gun Culture

The Single Most Important Fact about our Gun Culture

Mayors Against Illegal Guns want 'common-sense' laws

Amazing comeback: minor league team scores 19 runs to overcome 16-run deficit

Municipal IDs coming closer to reality

Indiana Asks Judge to Stay Gay Marriage Ruling

Could Rio games come to London? Olympic bosses make secret plea to use 2012 venues

Feds: Garden City must remedy housing discrimination

Will Christie punish a New Jersey judge for his gay-marriage ruling?

So, now that Miami's people are wading through seawater to get to work........

Intelligence Policy Bans Citation of Leaked Material (NY TIMES)

Mitt Romney is running again.

Breaking with GOP, Romney Backs Minimum Wage Hike

Reverse Reagan - Solar Panels Return to WH Roof

Dr Dre's Apple deal will make him the richest man in hip-hop

What's the word for (some) birds -- malicious?!1 (or self-protective)

Let the celebration begin!

I've never deliberately missed a flight before; it's a weird feeling.

He might be Republican: North Korea unleashes racist slurs against Obama

Nigeria: Government knew of planned Boko Haram kidnapping but failed to act

Wall Street Journal: Why Didn’t Apple Join Opposition to FCC Net Neutrality Proposal?

Man beheaded, wife missing from gated community

The Impact of Cafeteria Religion on Political Engagement

Baby names: Noah ends Jacob's 14-year run at top

Elizabeth Warren on Benghazi

Kochs to spend millions to convince people the answer to their economic problems is smallest gov't

GOP Faces Big Dilemma As Its Obamacare War Fizzles: What Next?

Tanks and shots heard in Ukrainian town of Mariupol

Artist Creates Self-Portraits On Different Drugs, And The Results Are Insane (Photos)

They have Constantine/Hellblazer as a Show coming up

**May Contest - COMMENT THREAD**

Brent Budowsky: Clinton can win 45 states

Ukraine rebels' no-frills referendum fraught with perils.

Tesla's Musk wants to create batteries for home energy storage:

Senate Dems, Public Finance Advocates Won’t Support Watered-Down Agreement

Romney: Fair for GOP to fundraise on Benghazi

GOP woos Mike Pence for 2016, and Indiana governor says he’s ‘listening’

Found this on FB and it got me thinking...

Number Of Stop-And-Frisks Down Dramatically Year-To-Year, Data Shows

Obama’s transformational presidency - By Eugene Robinson

Clinton's handling of Boko Haram questioned

How Loved Ones With Mental Illness Affect Their Caregivers

Bryan Fischer lays out the economic ideology of homophobia AKA Freedomism (Anti-Gay) Nazis (Pro-Gay)

Do white liberals understand the white privilege they receive daily?

Malala: Save My Nigerian Sisters

CDC: Syphilis Reaches Highest Level Since 1995, Steady Rise In Gay And Bisexual Men

Web host gives FCC a 28.8Kbps slow lane in net neutrality protest

Educated ignorance on display...conservative intellectuals debate climate change

A Word To People That Won't Vote Because They Say Their Vote Won't Count.....

The Nigerian Schoolgirl Kidnappings Are None of Our Business

So how did you hear about...

What happens when 8 million people signup for Obamacare

Progressive Radio 760AM Soon To Be No More In Denver. Snuffing Progressive Voices

Charles Krauthammer Is All Over The Map About Benghazi

Impact of climate change on Florida economy could be huge

Boxing (5-10)

How do you define atheism?

Did he really say this? If so, ROCK ON!!!

Locals turn on AL ice cream maker over anti-LGBT tweets to talk radio host Dana Loesch

Gohmert Accuses Comcast Of Trying To Keep Glenn Beck's Network Off TV

Live today at 12:30est Join House women leaders for Q&A on fair pay:

A question about Medicare and secondary coverage.

Friday pep talk

Pic Of The Moment: Cash For Investigations: Boehner Dodges Questions On GOP's Benghazi Money-Grab

World Map Of Paid Maternal Leave...

Bryan Fischer: Ban PROFANITY in the US Like in Russia

Should Democrats refuse to cooperate with sham Benghazi hearings?

Notre Dame signals welcome to gay athletes in new campaign

Bundy Ranch Still Trying To Turn BLM Standoff Spark Into A National Fire

GOP's Obamacare Hearing a Total Flop

Cassette tapes. What do I do with them?

US job openings slip in March after strong gain

Breaking Rmoney says he is not running for President in 2016

Florida town’s choice: Violate Supreme Court ruling or open meeting with Satanic prayer

Meh, OITNB's DeLaria Won't Attend Trans Exclusionary Music Fest (article)

How to Do Interfaith: Basics For Pagan Beginners, Part 1

Group: $10,000 In Fundraising Prizes Stolen From L.I. Wildlife Rescue Center

The Benghazi Massacre

In 27 seasons in Colorado Springs, the Sky Sox never had a scoreless game at home after 9 innings...

Suppose Rachael Maddow or Moyers or other left hero had done what Greenwald and Snowden did?

This is why Greed is wrecking our planet ....

How to Do Interfaith: Basics For Pagan Beginners, Part 2

How Long Until a Government Land Manager Dies?

A question about Medicare and secondary coverage. I have Medicare. Not Advantage.

Kids reunite with locked-up moms near Mother's Day

Enhanced Interrogation

ObamaCare Is Working – And The GOP Is Shifting Its Attack

These 7 Republicans Will Serve On The Benghazi Select Committee

A little reminder of the religious tolerance in the US Senate ...

Officials break ground on new Women's Hall of Fame headquarters

Use Yah Blinkah!

Detergent pulled in Germany over neo-Nazi code

OK lets get to the chase on this so-called Bengazi scandle here's where this is headed

North Korea goes full-on racist regarding Obama

We love teh gays, we just don't want them to have any rights (my paraphrase)

I don't understand why people buy the argument that liberals made up global warming

The late Bartcop

There's a quail on my roof that is seriously bumming me out.

Dems take aim at GOP Rep. Michael Grimm, Tea Party at nominating convention

Warren Buffet to close one of nation's dirtiest coal plants in favor of solar energy

The Rude Pundit: Pity the Bullied White, Straight, Conservative Christians

Obama Imperialism: U.S. Military Advisers Arrive in Nigeria to Hunt Girls Taken by Boko Haram

It's tornado season again. Some helpful information on staying safe.

DNC's Debbie Wasserman Schultz heading to Syracuse to stump for Dan Maffei

Alan Grayson: Why is the White House backing Bank of America's $9 million man?

Voter ID-Texas has only issued 250 free IDs

Voter ID-Texas has only issued 250 free IDs

This Armrest Could Cure One Of Air Travel's Greatest Woes

Now all he needs is some gin and juice and we got a party...

Voter ID-Texas has only issued 250 free IDs

EPA Is On A Winning Streak In Court Battles Over Clean Air

EPA takes step toward requiring companies to disclose chemicals used in fracking

New York ranked high in long-term opioid use among injured workers

This Parking Lot Is Paved With Solar Panels

NATO chief calls Putin’s Crimea visit ‘inappropriate,’ sees no sign of Russia troop withdrawal

Keith Wright pitches Cuomo to Manhattan progressives

Nigerian Forces 'Warned About Girls' Kidnap', were warned, failed to respond

Court filings: Too many NC children aren't receiving adequate education

Report: Bill Clinton May Publicly Apologize To Hillary, Lewinsky For Affair

Dan Patrick: It Is A Myth That Planned Parenthood Has Anything To Do With Women's Health

Navy pays a penny to get rid of carrier

Technical weirdness with DU this morning.

Mother's Day at the End of the World

Issa Slams GOPer: Comments On Islamic Law 'Hateful And Ignorant Garbage'

Why Feminists Need to Take Over School Boards

Austin appeals court upholds strip club tax

Montana Officials Secretly Negotiating Medicaid Expansion Deal

U.S. Experts Arrive in Nigeria to Join in Hunt for Schoolgirls

Refugees fleeing attacks in north eastern Nigeria, UNHCR watching for new displacement

Donald Sterling Says He Made Racist Comments To Get Stiviano In Bed

Pointers to some threads on Nigerian School Girls:

President says believes kidnapped girls still in Nigeria

"Lets work together to end racism" is more constructive than "whites need to check their privilege".

7 Democrats voted for Agent Orange's Benghazi investigation bullshit.

Do you realize just how far the level of discourse (community standards?) has fallen lately?

Any fans of the FX series "Fargo"?

Sikorsky Helicopter awarded $1.2B contract for nextgen "Marine One" helicopter

Teacher Arrested at JFK -- requires thought

Not its finest hour

Chinese railroad workers from 1800s to be inducted into Labor Hall of Honor

Louie Gohmert Compares Gay Rights Advocates To Nazis In House Floor Speech

Darrell Issa Tears Into GOP Candidate Over 'Hateful & Ignorant Garbage'

For the record

Great minds

What's for Dinner ~ Friday ~ May 9th

Jonathan Haidt: The moral roots of liberals and conservatives

North Korea releases racist screed against Obama.

Boehner Benghazi Fail

North Korea unleashes racist slurs against Obama

Look what that libertarian asshole said about the President!

A Potent Source Of Genetic Variation In Cognitive Ability Has Just Been Discovered

Advice to passengers using the future London Underground.

Eye on the ball: Kerry shows off his soccer skills

Pfizer Develops a Cure for Taxes

Sen. Bernie Sanders on the Keystone Pipeline project...

'Monuments Man' hails donation of album of looted Nazi art

Prosecutor: Shooting of Dad, a Veteran, Justified

FBI now investigating Bundy militia threats

"Someone ate spagetti in the shower again. KABOOM! Clean that s**t right up."

FL budget $133 per charter student, $18 per public school student. $1000 per lab school student.

Ex-Blackwater guard indicted on murder charge for Iraq shooting

Man Accused of Threatening to Kill Boehner Over Unemployment Extension

satanicmass@harvard

Boehner Blatently Appoints Republican Fundraising Chairman to Benghazi Committee

Spouses of high-skilled immigrants aren’t allowed to work. That’s finally changing.

Grand Closing: America’s Pot Farmers Are Putting Mexican Cartels Out of Business

Sleepy kitties

Okay...anyone want to take a shot at explaining his motivation for THIS LATEST ACTION?

U.S. considers fracking fluid disclosure rules

Former Labor Secretary Reich Facebook Statement on Obamas Walmart Visit.

An elderly white man did not tell a black woman to sit in the back of the bus

Louie Gohmert Compares Gay Rights Advocates To Nazis In House Floor Speech

Obama 47% Approval Rating In Gallup-Highest in 10 Months

The sad truth about the North Korean racist insults against Obama

Do we need to go over this again with Republicans?

Syrian opposition leader in the U.S. to seek antiaircraft missiles

historiocity of jesus

Despite rebound, minorities still hardest hit by U.S. housing bust

Obama praises energy efficiency at local Walmart

War on drugs a global failure, London School of Economics says

World’s Largest Solar Array Set to Crank Out 290 Megawatts of Sunshine Power

Council Speaker and Public Advocate join Lilly Ledbetter to fight for equal pay in city government

Antivaccine activists bully high school filmmakers over a student documentary about vaccines

Geometry Car Had Not Inspected New F Train Rail Before Derailment

Ex-Time Warner chairman named interim Clippers CEO

Hindu Chaplain Leads Prayer In U.S. Senate And Is Shouted Down By Christian Right

Boehner Dodges Questions About Fundraising Off Benghazi

Things Dems should boycott for $100, Alex: GOP probe of Benghazi holds political peril

"Ubuntu, How can one of us be happy, if

Web host gives FCC a 28.8Kbps slow lane in net neutrality protest

Thom Hartmann: Are Banksters Responsible for Autism?

Mitt Romney: “The GOP ought to get on board with raising the minimum wage ...

Alright! I think this shit has gone far enough.

Atheist group to give secular opening remark at city council meeting

UPDATE: Minnesota Legalizes Medical Marijuana

Massachusetts: Pledge of Allegiance Not Religious

Michelangelo Sgnorile just took a rethug to task on what else

Nigerian president says believes kidnapped girls still in the country

Obama and Biden Holding up the White House - Caption . . .

Nancy Pelosi: Families Of Benghazi Victims Have Asked Us Not To Launch New Committee

Pelosi To Boehner: Benghazi Panel Is 'Fundamentally Unfair'

RUSH LIMBAUGH CALLS FOR SEPARATION OF CHURCH AND STATE ...

Catholic teacher backs gay son, quits to protest contract

NRCC funding drive - "You can be a Benghazi watchdog"

Pap and Seder: Secularism is Constitutional. Deal With It.

Family Member Of Benghazi Victim Opposes GOP Select Committee

Benghazi committee pic - Friggin Titanic

Retired black cop speaks out on going undercover with KKK in Colorado.. not satire

USARAF trains Nigerian Ranger Battalion for full spectrum operations

Rand Paul: Benghazi Has 'Precluded' Hillary From Being President

Top House Benghazi Investigator Has Used The Tragedy To Raise Money

Guess who this is

USDA: US corn yields to offset lesser acreage

NATO, facing assertive Russia, ponders what to do

Fracking Well Leak Spills 1,600 Gallons Of Oil Drilling Lubricant Into An Ohio Tributary

Watch Boehner & Cantor desperately dodge questions about the NRCC's Benghazi fundraising

Looking Up - enhanced

22nd annual USPS Stamp Out Hunger food drive tomorrow, Saturday, May 10

If you are paying a mortgage, or thinking of buying a home, you need to know this:

ReTHUGs at war - Orange man ditches Grand Theft Auto Issa

British Foreign Minister Backs Georgia's NATO Membership

Repost from March. Greenwald defends himself from those who say he supported Bush and Iraq.

Putin Going After Chinese Money to Sustain Sagging Russian Economy

Electrosmog: Electronic signals may disrupt bird migration

Do you think Obama should have investigated the Bush Administration for war crimes?

How to throttle the FCC to dial up modem speeds on your website using Apache.

Kochs to spend unprecedented sum on midterms

As a gay man, I think this privilege debate is kind of ridiculous.

How should schools handle controversial/fringe topics? (Re the school with Holocaust debate essay)

Catholic Priest Challenges Church on Hostility to Gays

Playing with Looking Up!

Only AFTER the Iraq War became an unpopular clusterfuck did Greenwald begin to back away from Bush

Guest Lineups For The Sunday News Shows

How about a slow-lane for the FCC? Got it!

LOL Lorde - Royals (Arabic Beat) Brilliant

Young Bankers Fed Up With 90-Hour Weeks Move to Startups

Company That Threatened to Sue Negative Reviewer Just Lost Its Amazon Account

China plans a 13,000 km rail line to America passing through an under-ocean tunnel.

Pope: The Bible Demands The Redistribution Of Wealth

Ain't no party like a Third Way party 'cause a Third Way party never stops......

Portland considering smoking ban in more than 200 public parks

'Killer robots' to be debated at UN

The bottom of the sewer...

Eating a box of popcorn, laughing appropriately, and occasionally heckling with the truth

Why the Official Explanation of MH370’s Demise Doesn’t Hold Up

Ever wonder how those inflatable emergency slides work?

Israeli official blasts Indyk's remarks on breakdown of peace process

Edamame (edible soybean) question -- Is it too late to plant now?

Mom Pays Off Every Student's Balance Following Son's Denial of School Lunch

Koch brothers’ Americans for Prosperity plans $125 million spending spree

Again: Greenwald is not the left.

Airline flight had close call with drone in March

FBI arrests Indiana man for threatening Boehner over unemployment insurance

The Game in Ukraine

Rep. John Conyers falls far short of signatures needed for August ballot, clerk says

Gov. Cuomo signs bill extending petition gathering period for candidates

www DU is slow but upload Du is doing ok. Editing dailyish

Lawyers for KY Governor Beshear say gay marriage threatens Kentucky birth rates.

My name is NV Whino and I'm an addict

Catman

Syrians return to damaged homes after rebels leave Homs

Canceled/Renewed

R&B singer Chris Brown admits probation violation, ordered to 131 days in jail

The Propaganda War over Ukraine

Body of missing fashion designer Jay Ott found

Former TN Senator Harlan Mathews Dead at 87 (succeeded Gore in 1993)

BREAKING: Arkansas gay marriage ban struck down.

This is where we are.

BREAKING: Arkansas Judge Strikes Down Gay Marriage Ban

Scandals muddy Colombia election two weeks before voting

Arkansas judge strikes down gay marriage ban

Lead me not...

Michelle Obama to give address on Nigeria kidnaps

Private Equity May Destroy the Shipping Sector

There was a post in GD about Netanyahu declaring that they would use the Talmud

Professor Cliven Bundy on History

Under The Knife Too Often: Study Finds Local Hospitals Perform Many Unnecessary C-Sections

Not waiting for Sunday, Democrats launch attacks on likely Republican AG candidate John Cahill

Need to get rid of your Tuna the moment you open it? Here is the solution!

I don't think OSHA would approve

Smart 49ers ...

Dick Parsons new Clippers CEO

Latvian school features ‘Jew-free’ sign

Some things are simply funny. Here is one of them.

Who wants a kiss!

"Called by Republicans, Health Insurers Deliver Unexpected Testimony"

When will republicans realize they are being lied to every day?

Fukushima Milestone: Plant Worker Files Lawsuit Versus TEPCO Over Radiation Exposure

Black Bush (Dave Chappelle)

DISCLAIMER: Not from Engrish.com

Luckovich Toon: A Nation Of Laws

Union files safety complaint about UC Berkeley custodian's death last month

In Ukraine, Putin is running rings around the west

UC takes more out-of-state students as California admissions slow

AP-"Arkansas judge strikes down gay marriage ban"

I wonder what Ken Starr has to say about the Benghazi hearings the GOP has planned. Didn't

Human rights complaints rise in Palestinian territories, group says

New order of marine creatures discovered among sea anemones

Paging Grantcart

Newly Engaged Couple Receives Incredible Outpouring Of Insincerity From Family, Friends

Just like all of a sudden a war on the subject of feminism broke out in 2013

CrossTalk: Putin's Gambit? (This was an Interesting Discussion)

Ex-Treasury Sec. Geithner expresses regret over 2008 finance crisis in new memoir

Obama calls climate change ‘fact’, announces new energy intiatives

I don't know how you all take it

Local Students Show Their Support For Missing Nigerian Girls

This Armrest Could Cure One Of Air Travel's Greatest Woes

Koch brothers’ lobbyist linked to green energy foe

Paul Says G.O.P. Push on Voting Laws Is Alienating Blacks.

Gosh, it only took 2 years, but here's the newest video of my (then) kittens Trixie and Gizmo. :^)

with the new house commitee being formed

Cliven Bundy armed standoff reportedly sparks FBI investigation

The New York Times-"Philadelphia’s Success in Helping the Homeless Gets a Philanthropic Boost"

MAKE THIS GO VIRAL! Boehner Repeatedly Ducks Question on GOP Fundraising Off the Benghazi Tragedy.

British Coverage - Bodies and fire on the streets of Mariupol

John Mica, fake joint roll into pot hearing

Humans and squid evolved same eyes using same genes

Petition - Demand a Moratorium on Executions in Florida

The sun's 'long-lost BROTHER' revealed

Moment of truth nears for sleepy U.S. town on cusp of space flight

Prez and Brownies

EPA seeks public comment on whether fracking chemicals should be made public

FAA official: Private Drone, jetliner nearly collided over Florida

As Earth Warms, West Nile Spreads

The Musers talk to Johnny Football about becoming a Brown:

Should the Democrats boycott the Select Committee?

"Party of moral failures: Why Obamacare foes are about to pay a price"

10 Times When You’re Better Off Saying Nothing at All

White supremacist who terrorized North Dakota town gets probation

Did Socrates exist? nt

Defend Net Neutrality

The Huffington Post-The Most Popular Baby Names Of 2013 In The U.S.

The Perfect Lobby: How One Industry Captured Washington, DC

Why the FCC Is Ditching Net Neutrality

STUDY: 10 Times As Many People Die Daily, Due To Medicaid Expansion Refusal, Than Died In Benghazi

Obama administration limits on soot pollution upheld by appeals court

"Should We Worry About Zombies, Vampires and Bigfoot ?"

pornography and erotica

Poaching could wipe out Tanzanian elephants in 7 years: Conservationists

Former Israeli Nuclear Head says No Iran Bomb for More Than Ten Years

Congressman accuses intl mining companies of land theft in Colombia

Noah: the new #1 name for boys born in the U.S.

The Science of Your Racist Brain

Charlie Crist explains why he wants to visit Cuba: 'This policy has not worked'

Charlie Crist explains why he wants to visit Cuba: 'This policy has not worked'

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