Democratic Underground

Archives: June 17, 2014

"Lessons Unlearned"

Recovery Denied: Growth and Prosperity Continue to Go Their Separate Ways

Decided to renew my Democratic Underground membership

Wesley Clark: ISIS gains a 'launching pad against America'

Full Time: U.S.A. Wins, 2-1, Over Ghana

Miss. sues credit-reporting firm, alleging errors

Lyin' Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey: Hurricane Katrina and Gregory Coal

Lyin' Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey: Hurricane Katrina and Gregory Coal (DU Video)

Fred Kaplan: Why Iran Is America’s Best New Partner in the Middle East

What's all this about the U.S. vs Ganja?

I am severely tempted to go out and get a Magnum ice cream bar.

Companies that use offshore tax havens are big Capito donors

Iraq was and is Bush's Mess

Worldwide coal consumption reaches 44-year high

Zarif Reveals Iran’s Proposal for Ensuring Against “Breakout”*

Lady Parts Justice!

The pathetic scramble to rationalize the Irish babies scandal

Just wanted to give a hug to this group.

New group! Welcome!

Elliot Rodger's Dad Embraces Victim's Father Over Common Ground

DailyKos reported what many of us having been saying about Cantor's loss

Unions 2.0? Trumka on Austerity, Elizabeth Warren, and Progressives

Will White Voters in the Black Belt Ever Get Out of Their Own Way?

Washington-area UCC votes to boycott Redskins team

Archbishop of Canterbury meets Pope Francis in Rome

I don't have any problem with Hillary's Methodism.

Got my signed copy of Hard Choices ~ Hillary Clinton

Got my signed copy of Hard Choices ~ Hillary Clinton (X Post from GD)

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Mission Accomplished? & a new Panda gif!

Got my signed copy of Hard Choices ~ Hillary Clinton (X Post from GD)

Addressing Israel’s addiction to settlements

I see GD has turned really hostile to believers.

Senator Warren's Remarks After "Bank on Students" Vote

Really creepy NRA ad...

Kerry's speech at his "ocean summit"


In 2011, 72% of Democrats* said they were Christian....

National Review 'Soccer Is the Sport of Terrorists'

Ladies and gentlemen, your moment of Zen


Alleged revenge porn site operator heads to trial

6 Not-So-Subtle Ways Fast Food Joints Make You Want To Eat At Their Restaurants, Huffington Post:

Let me get this stright: David Vitter, the Republican Christian Family Values Republican

New Policy For TX State Oil & Gas Regulator - No Interviews With Press, Ever, For Anyone

Palestinian youth killed during IOF night raid on Jalazone refugee camp

The Black Belt

New Study From Lord Stern, Colleague: Climate Breakdown Will Be Far Costlier Than Anyone Thought

Perdue re-enters politics for Clinton, says her husband attended protest

Holy Shite - Michael Hastings did the definitive profile on Bergdahl

19 Words

Greenland Melt Contorts Base Of Ice Sheet Into Surreal, Warped Patterns - Climate Central

florida governor signs bill restricting abortion access (but there is NO war on women!!)

fllorida governor signs bill restricting abortion access (but there is NO war on women!!)

30,000 posts!

Kerry Hosts Two-Day Global Conference On Ocean Acidification Starting Today (6/16)

Ben & Jerry's Renames Flavor As Part Of GMO Battle.

Chemical Factory Lead-Poisons 300 Children In Hunan; Local Mayor Blames Pencil-Chewing By Kids

I found the same exact plan-b pill, by the same company, selling for two different prices...

600 attend tehillim here for kidnapped teens

Trees, birds - NOT sacred!1 O.K., here's the deal.

3-Foot Python Found Under Couch Cushion In Long Island Apartment

Silicon Valley Will Bear Brunt Of Storms And Flooding As Oceans Inexorably Rise

New Growth Industry In Abbot's Australia: Phony "Environmental" Groups Opposed To Any Protections

Chris Gethard has a message for "Men's Rights" activists

Biggest losers - Mexico & U.S. - have won A GAME EACH!1 and I/crowd GO WILD!1 n/t

Debate: Is Human Rights Watch Too Close to U.S. Gov't to Criticize its Foreign Policy?

13-Year-Old Boy Shot, Gunmen on the Loose

Impeach Tony Blair: As Iraq burns, Parliament should put this deluded liar on trial

Potsdam Institute Researcher: "We Have Entered A New Era Of Irreversible Climate Change"

UN Could Prosecute Bush for War Crimes, Says Ex-U.S. Terror Czar

The President doesn't have it quite right. >>

Hey, DEA, look at the child that you killed.

Pennsylvania is facing an estimated $1.4 billion deficit because of Governor Corbett's mismanagement

Oz +4 - No Place Now On Earth Analogous To Darwin @ +4C; Food Shortages, Endless Heat Waves

McCloud vs Walker, Texas Ranger

How much of Putin's and Isis' aggression can be traced back to the GOP

Hello, Al Carroll here introducing myself

Admit it. You've done this.

Using my DUMBASS town as a yardstick, "We were broke" is the new "for it before I was agaiinst it."

Supremes says that lying is "a-ok" with them

If she is the nominee, I WILL be voting for Hillary!

What is your opinion of soccer

Atheism explodes in Saudi Arabia, despite state-enforced ban

*Robin Wright and Les Gelb on Charlie Rose tonight.

What's it like being a Dad?

Ida Lupino’s Prescient “Outrage” in The New Yorker posted by Richard Brody.

Jon Stewart!

Economic pressure is all that will end apartheid, Tutu says in calling on Presbyterians to dives

From a literary standpoint, The Bible is the most important work of Western Literature.

Irony of ironies - a mom whose kid gets Medicaid complaining about "Obamacare" on Facebook.

I LOVE soccer.

Charter school sharing campus with public school

A George Clooney movie and a Magnum ice cream bar.

TCM Schedule for Wednesday, June 18: Rene Clair

TYT - John McCain On Iraq: We Won And Obama Ruined It

Would you be cool with Hillary's faith if she was a Satanist?

Say No New U.S.War on Iraq, Wed 6/18 5-6pm Lake St/Marshall Ave Bridge Minneapolis/St Paul

X-Post from GD: DU This Survey: Tell the WTO What You Think About World Trade

Is it possible we may be jumping the gun, even a little, when it comes to medical pot?

The Dream

S.F. archbishop: March for Marriage is not anti-LGBT

lichen orb weaver spider spinning her web

DU needs kittehs!

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Tuesday, 17 June 2014

Dumb Criminals: Two So Cal Men Arrested After Trying To Rob Real Gun Store With Fake Guns

WTF ...6

SJR 19: The Most Important Phone Call You'll Make

Ernest Borgnine, Oscar-Winning Actor, Dies at 95

The Good Obamacare News That's Been Flying Under DC's Radar

OAS disqualifies Uribe’s fraud allegations as ‘absolutely disproportionate’

There goes the 'overcharge for water' market

Not to be outdone by the other White House kids, Malia gets a job

Escalating in Iraq means we can kiss 2014 goodbye. NT

Communist Party USA gathers in Chicago

Latest in GOP Minority Outreach: Heritage Foundation forum panelists insult Muslim attendee

Did Jesus Use Cannabis?

Ireland was no country for young women but for men another story

How the Koch Brothers Rose to Power: Thom Hartmann speaks with "Sons of Wichita" author

The Neocons broached the real concern about Iraq ... Oil. "Iraq's Wealth"

LTTR: Haiti’s history

Economic Inequality Is Expensive… And Destructive

The fact that N. Iraq fell so easily shows that part of Iraq was never won

PTSD question

Deadly Nebraska Tornado

Troops to Iraq to protect the diplomats and other American embassy personnel is a reasonable move

America Reacts To Game-Winner Against Ghana

Oregon moves toward lawsuit over health exchange

3 inmates set to die; previous execution botched

In pictures: Colombia's displaced set up camp in Bogota

So is the "King of Clubs" officially back ? I feel nostalgic

New Mexico wildfire rages through Native American reservation

Obama will propose vast expansion of Pacific Ocean marine sanctuary

Chile’s Bachelet takes first step to creating state-run pension

New Methane-Hunting Tool Could Boost Search for Alien Life

Why does John get the STEM job rather than Jennifer?

Is Netflix (Or HBO or Hulu or Showtime or Amazon or Starz) Eyeing a new Star Trek Series?

Juan Cole: 7 Myths About the Radical Sunni Advance in Iraq

RAW: Massive twin tornadoes rip through Nebraska

Indian Factory Workers Kill CEO

Female mutilation a means of male power over women-UN rights chief

Joe Rogan and Dan Savage talk Drugs and Climate Change.

Police: Father kills wife, 2 kids, and himself on Father's day

Abbott has signed off on contracts for big campaign donor

Ukraine's Poroshenko stops military cooperation with Russia

Food Fight! In Vermont, Unilever Fights—and Ben & Jerry's Funds—Anti-GMO Activism

The Faces - Pool Hall Richard

North Korea children playing the guitar

How Fox News Created a Monster

Sorry, George W. Bush, but this whole mess is still your fault

How Inequality Shapes the American Family {interview}

The Saga of Mess O'Potamia- 2014 Edition Jon Stewart is just brilliant

Oh, hell no....Duck Dynasty Star’s Nephew Running For Congress, Because.... God

A US Citizen Tortured Abroad by the FBI? -- 5 Cases of Extreme US Govt. Inhumanity in the Obama Era

Feed me!

Michigan Hero Exercises Sacred Rights To Open Carry Rifle, Yell And Wave Dick At Cops Read more at h

Give the ‘Border Kids’ Dignity. Now.

Even Pat Robertson blames Bush for the mess in Iraq

Fracking: It's The New Wild West (and East and South and North)

LOOK AT ME!!: Seattle man arrested after bragging online about being ‘the next Elliot Rodger’

"That's enough"


Schools under fire for using "isolation rooms" as a form of punishment for kids

In the midst of a crazy world we pause for a heartwarming story

BAT SHIT CRAZY: Fox News: Iraq violence proves Bush was right about ‘pretty much everything’

Dennis J. Kucinich: Stop Calling the Iraq War a 'Mistake'

Right-Wing 'Christians' Take It To a New Low By Handing Out Guns In Churches

How likely is it that you would want to SURVIVE a major nuclear war?

Iraqi quagmire calls the US back

America wants the impossible

America’s Lost Gains in Iraq

Weed Is the Sleeper Issue of 2016

The Time is Now to Rope in America

These Popular Plastic Bottles May Be Messing With Your Hormones

EU summit may discuss tougher Russia sanctions: German minister

IMF cuts U.S. growth outlook, says full employment years off

GM safety crisis grows with recall of 3 million more cars for ignition issues

Doing for the Poor and Doing to the Poor

Johnny Rotten, Lead Singer, trills again.

Retirees Suffer as 401(k) Rollover Boom Enriches Brokers

The New Ground-Based Defense Missiles Cost $40 Billion That We Could Use For A Lot of Other Things.

Hello internet right wing! (Big Fat PDF ahead!)

Debating Iraq in 2014: Wrong All Over Again

Rampaging Toad

UK to re-open Iran embassy says Hague

The issue is "The Family"...not "religion".

Absolutely Nothing *** graphic pix ***

Berkeley Castle Toad

This Town: Two Parties and a Funeral-Plus, Plenty of Valet Parking!-in America’s Gilded Capital

Mike Malloy - How World Domination Works: The Argentinian Case

They've got to renamed the term "boots on the ground"

Fading Solid Fuel Engine Biz Threatens Navy’s Trident Missile

Michael Hastings - America's Last Prisoner of War

Do you believe it will stop at "250 troops to protect the embassy staff evacuation"?

Senator Tim Scott Attempts to Build Support for Offshore Oil Drilling Legislation With Pictures of W

Jindal: Legal action 'on the table' to combat EPA rules

'Benefit tourists' should be made to wait, Britons say

I have such admiration for Anita Hill.

Russia's Gazprom lists on Singapore stock exchange

This Is How A Domestic Violence Victim Falls Through The Cracks

Iraq Crisis: Created by Bush & Blair and Bankrolled by Saudi Arabia

Paul Krugman on Why We Need to Give Obama a Break

newbie kg4jxt intro.

Revolving Doors: From Goldman Sachs to Gikas Hardouvelis

Sorry JoeScum - the past is not the past

Rep. Gregory Meeks :The Media Should Stop Consulting John McCain On Iraq

Take a look at these maps of Baghdad and surrounding areas. I'm no miitary strategist-

NO more LIES . . .

Master Forge BBQ Grills

Wingnuts’ sheltered fantasy: This is the far right’s scary myopic vision

Erin Burnett Calls Out Paul Bremer After He Tries To Blame Obama Administration For Debacle In Iraq

Biden: Venezuela is a weak democracy (Spanish)

Right Now We ‘Grossly Underestimate’ Economic Damage From Climate Change, New Paper Says

Hey Jindal, FUCK YOU!

Guns Kill Children The overwhelming evidence that pediatricians are right and the NRA is wrong.

Anything about "Dead interns," maybe?

A call to anti-war groups

Banh Mi Sandwich with homemade pate de campagne

Oklahoma Lawmaker Wants To Legalize Marijuana Because It's God's 'Miraculous' Creation

Tuesday Toon Roundup 1: We have become destroyer of countries

Tuesday Toon Roundup 2: The Rest

"Sign Your Name" and "Girl from Ipanema" are the same song


Luckovich: Whose mess is this?

Ponds 'predict Arctic sea-ice melt'

I may be excommunicated from my church for asking for equal rights

Toles: "I Think We Have Located Iraq's Weapon Of Mass Destruction..." (-in plain sight all along)

Hillary Clinton On Her Personal View On Keystone XL: "I Can't Respond" - WP

Karl Rove: Pointing Out Bush Administration WMD Lies Is An 'Old Argument' We Waste Time On

Is this the beginning of the end of the war on women’s bodies?

Canadian Court Orders Google To Remove Websites From its Worldwide Index

Iraq redeployment: what do you think?

It got loud. 20 arrests, and evidently the protesters are Bolsheviks and 1%ers...

Remember, The Bush Admin KNEW 3 weeks prior to invading there were no WMD

the Hillary bible controversy is trumped up

fucking paul wolfowitz on m$nbc.....god almighty.

NAILED IT: Absolutely Nothing: A Veteran’s Savage Indictment of the Iraq War

Russia: new pipeline will go ahead despite setback.

RAW: Moment of shell explosion hit Russian TV crew in E.Ukraine

Bigotry, Beards, and Bullshit: Duck Dynasty Bible Coming Soon to a Walmart Near You!

The Right Rediscovers Hillary's 1975 Defense Of Child Rapist And Pounces

The Psychopathology of Police Violence

Dem Rep.: The Media Should Stop Consulting John McCain On Iraq

How Fox News Created a Monster

U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Power of Finance Over Argentina

NC GOPer: Unlike Blacks Or Hispanics, 'Traditional' Population Isn't Growing

D.C. Court of Appeals to stream video of oral arguments for the first time

GOP Rep: Obama Impeachment 'Probably Could' Pass The House

Obama to Create World's Largest Ocean Preserve

Stop treating war-crazy buffoons as experts! They got it wrong, remember?

Plans to expand scope of license-plate readers alarm privacy advocates

What happened

New York State passes three-year moratorium on Fracking

I believe Hillary

Everyone Sees the Hillary They Want to See

The Cantor Prediction Is Part of a Pattern—GOP Pollsters Stink

About this Liz Warren thing--

De Blasio, local elected officials split over LICH deal

Paul Wolfowitz thinks 'you' are too stupid to know the difference between Sunni and Shia (MSNBC)

Did DUers see that Britain is re-opening its embassy in Iran

The true value of Art.

Ring of Fire: GOP Takes On The IRS

Iraqi Kurds plan to continue oil exports, reach budget allocation

John Oliver's Army Of Internet Trolls Broke A Government Website

Unions, reform groups gird for California-inspired lawsuit

What's for Dinner, Tues., June 17, 2014

British spies are allowed to intercept Google and Facebook traffic, official says

Britain Says It Is Ready to Reopen Embassy in Iran

Men, women, and hard and dangerous jobs.

Tornadoes flatten tiny rural Nebraska town; 2 dead

Populism is a joke -- on us.

Citing Bills, lawmakers push for earlier Sunday liquor sales

Benghazi hearing turns ugly

Missouri GOP: If Polls Are Open Too Long, Voters Will Commit Fraud

George Will, You Are The Reason I Did Not Report My Rape...

Fukushima now current on Google Maps

UPDATED: Heritage’s ugly Benghazi panel

Group H: Belgium-Algeria

Obama is light years ahead of the neo-cons

NC GOP Senate candidate: Blacks, Hispanics overtaking ‘traditional population’

Iraq's Maliki accuses Saudis of 'genocide'

Topical SAT Question

CA Teacher Tenure Ruling - Chris Hayes update

ISIS conducts terror attack on US Homeland

Met Opera General Manager Earned $1.8 Million in 2012

Surge in unaccompanied minors across Mexican border is felt in Miami

Chelsea Manning accuses U.S. of lying about Iraq

Meet the Billionaire Brothers You Never Heard of Who Fund the Religious Right

Beef Penis Improperly Sold for Human Consumption, Suit Alleges.

Henrietta refund measure goes to Cuomo

Waking The Sleeping Giant On Gun Control: The PTA

President Obama Coming To New York For 3 Fundraisers

Rare British Guiana stamp set for New York auction (BBC) {world's most valuable stamp?} has been down since yesterday afternoon


I've been reading this book that is really deep, I think it is changing my life!

Well, I had my excitement for the day.

Why does the IRS no longer answer qeustions about personal income tax?

Whenever a R says "We can't afford that..," What They REALLY Mean Is

'Smart glasses' help fix failing vision (BBC)

Personality dictates social spiders' roles

A brief but informative read about the hell is happening in Iraq.

Hillary corrects herself

This Dinesh Deloser is really getting on my nerves

So The Repubs Figured Out A Way To Win & Beat Obama....

U.S. captures Benghazi suspect in secret raid

$220,000 medical expenses after retirement?

WingNutDaily writer demands that next president be "White Christian Conservative"

Obama is damned if he does; damned if he doesn't.

Montana House: An Urban Homestead

I am curious - What do you all think of Hy Vee?

Yesterday, MSNBC reported that the oil in Iraq is safe because the oil fields are in southern Iraq..

BREAKING: U.S. captures Benghazi attack ringleader in secret raid.

U.S. captures Benghazi suspect in secret raid

1 Dead After Small Plane Crashes In East Patchogue

10 Reasons You Should Not Move to Florida—From Floridians Who Know!

Time for NY leaders to support equal rights for transgender

The Monday car show!

"Boots on the ground"

Senator Johnson was earlier on MSNBC about Iraq

Poll: Nobody Wants To Put American Troops Back Into Iraq

BREAKING NEWS: The U.S. military has captured the alleged ringleader of Benghazi attacks

Krugman: German Labor Costs

Jack Trammell, for Cantor's seat, wrote. Let's help him!

Just heard from Jack Trammell. Let's GO!


I really don't care about which god/goddess you worship, but i wish religion would stay private


Hillary Clinton’s Book Tops Barnes & Noble Sales In First Week

Pic Of The Moment: Mainstream Media Turns To "Experts" For Commentary On Iraq Situation

Heritage’s ugly Benghazi panel

FLASHBACK: Remember When Paul Wolfowitz Said Not to Worry About Sectarian Violence in Iraq?

Service Provider Review: Elderlife Financial Services

RAVTICH: Mother Crusader Follows the Money in Vergara Tenure Busting Decision

Today's Serenity Prayer

Charles Pierce: Open For Business

American Airlines reduces flight frequency to and from Venezuela

Rick Perry Can't Defend Remarks Comparing Gays To Alcoholics, Support For Reparative Therapy

Toon: Would I lie to you?

The overwhelming evidence that pediatricians are right and the NRA is wrong.

More rubbing Miami's nose in it:

Al Gore called Doug Coe a close friend of his.

GOP Leadership Battles Wednesday And Thursday

Since when did the words "personal responsibility" become taboo?

Of course. Hillary Clinton keeps coy on Keystone

We've Been Here All Along...

Refresher Course: The Project for a New American Century (PNAC)

Thom Hartmann: What happens when the Tea Party goes to Washington?

Obama Captured Benghazi Suspect To Boost Hillary’s Book Tour

Getting To Know Politicians-- Probably Better Than Running Yourself

those who don't study history...

USA Today prints anti-union ad accusing teachers of tossing kids in garbage

2014 FIU Cuban-American Poll on US/Cuba relations

Would you boycott Walgreen's if they move their HQ offshore,

CBS News: Iraq War Veterans Question What Their Service Accomplished

I fucked you all...but thanks for blaming it on the black guy.....

Feds say the mob seized a Dallas County business, stole $12M

Did you know? The World Cup was held in NYC in 2011.

hoo boy. this is the kind of thing we'll be seeing a lot of when Hillary actually announces

The small group of Dems who hate Hillary hated Bill, too.

Lawmakers: IRS lost more emails in tea party probe

Group A: Brazil-Mexico

Stupid Iraq War quotes by the "experts" who got us into the mess in the first place

Roma Teen Left for Dead in French Vigilante Attack

astrophysics black guy!

I accidentally took Excedrin PM instead of regular.

What we won a World Cup match.. I blame Obama.....

Orange City firefighters help Hampton Hills community rescue kitten from storm drain

Fourth of July coming up, anybody know how to make a pig in a blanket?

A' 'Yes' To Detroit's Grand Bargain Means Things Will Get Ugly

I blame it on the gum.

Agreement on medical marijuana legislation still eludes Gov. Cuomo and lawmakers

To boldly go where no man (or woman) has gone before--all glass public restrooms! No. 2

On Being Called a "Girly-girl"

The Dilemma: Prosecute BushCo As War Criminals Or Prevent The U.S. Economy From Crashing?.....

Bill Murray on Letterman takes care of heckler

DU has been very slow for the past 3 or 4 days

Meanwhile ... down at Cat Lake

'Dangerous, alienating, sociopathic': Former police captain on arming US cops with military gear

'Twas ever thus

'Twas ever thus

Elon Musk's SolarCity to acquire panel maker Silevo

Americans are angry at the wrong people.

Allen West Went There

Judge Declares Mistrial In Malcolm Smith Corruption Case

NEVADA. Come for the poverty, stay for the mind-numbing even drugs can't cause this IGNORANCE.

Juan Cole: 7 Myths about the Radical Sunni Advance in Iraq

Jon Stewart - Who Cares About Iraq Opinions of People Who Got the 'F*cking Thing' Wrong?!

Why does Obama say his first, solemn duty is to protect American people?

Lake George boat checks required

Gaza residents celebrate at news of missing Israeli teens

Kobe Bryant calls Klinsmann's Comments Laughable

Why are they chasing O.J.?

Alicia Glen on NYCHA’s ‘amazing’ development opportunities

"Buggy Whip Makers"

Yoohoo, CTyankee, you may be interested in

Atheism has a big race problem that no one’s talking about

RNC unveils anti-Hillary rodent, paving the way for GOP dominance in 2016

everything I do gonna be funky, from now on.

From Religious Conflict to an Interfaith Community

Meet the family behind Hobby Lobby, and their plans for a Christian nation

Ex-con Saves Baby Who Crawled Onto the Highway

Which freedom comes first?

Hello Utah Dems..I need a little information, if you would be so kind

Greenwald: NSA is 'increasingly close to fulfilling' the 'total elimination of privacy'

re:CNN Tumblr Town Hall w Hillary Clinton--- Display all questions

Dinesh. I think we may have jumped off the deep end.

Meet the ‘evangelical’ Catholics who are remaking the GOP

Democrats nominating Ward Armstrong to Federal Judgeship

‘Clueless’ actress Stacey Dash: It’s ‘propaganda’ to say GOP is against marriage equality

Krugman: Germany's high wages and remarkable export story

Just checking ...

Conservatives Quickly Label Latest Benghazi News A Distraction

Here's a question: Why does Switzerland participate in worldwide sporting events?

BLM Officer, Highway Patrolman Shot In Nevada County, California

Fox News Suggests Obama Captured Benghazi Suspect To Boost Hillary’s Book Tour

Meanwhile, in space: How dark matter could have killed the dinosaurs

Who here has a close race where they live this November?

Iraq's Maliki defies call to reach out, accuses Saudis of 'genocide'

Ron Paul Is Giving Away An AR-15 Rifle To One Lucky Supporter

Tesla CEO to site solar production facility in Buffalo

Who's going to be in Dallas in nine days?

America Is Globally Shamed For Its Pathetic Minimum Wage

Rachel Maddow interviews Jeff Sharlet: Examination of "C-Street Cult House" & Ugandan Gays

Climate chaange deniers para d' ice

Iraq War Boosters Get Second Chance In Media Spotlight

At 30, Lincecum shows he's maturing

Iran and America in Iraq: a Great Rapprochement, or Hot Air?

Cat and Lynx

Morning Joe wants Google to ban ‘crap’ search results — and here’s the real reason why

Paul Wolfowitz: don't call me an architect of the Iraq War

Misogyny and Homophobia: Chickens, Eggs, and Opposition to Marriage Equality

What is the strangest thing about the Iraq (Vietnam Deja Vu) war 3?

WTF ...7

Stringer Calls For City to Pass Right to Request Legislation

Got a letter about Bergdahl published in the local paper.

SAFE Act Not Hurting Cuomo's Election Chances: Poll

Secretary of State John Kerry Finally Speaks Up for Meriam Ibrahim

Governor apologizes to Colorado's sheriffs

Neideffer Camp: 1937

McConnell: Don't Read Benghazi Suspect Khatallah His Rights

Krugman: the Democratic coalition isn’t fragile, while the Republican coalition is.

George Takei's TEDx talk on his families WWII experience

RFK, Jr. & Jeff Sharlet discuss: Secretive Group "The Family" Working to Empower Select Politicians

City of Miami sues JPMorgan, claims mortgage discrimination

Group H: Russia-South Korea

Now GOPers are saying Obama is using Benghazi to distract from everything else

NYT correction: Benghazi attacker was drinking strawberry frappe, not mango juice

Keep that part of your identity private, dammit! I don't want to hear about it!

Pfizer’s $1,000 donation to Snyder’s NERD fund returned

The Tolerance Trap: How God, Genes & Good Intentions Are Sabotaging Gay Equality

Cuomo: Bill would ease regs on breweries, wineries

Question about the use of 'ignore'.

As Ukraine mulls security, some say build a wall with Russia.

Bryan Fischer agrees with caller: Sharia law would be ‘preferable to what we have now’

Krugman: Corporate shock over the defeat of Cantor.

End Revenge Porn

Fox News analyst: Benghazi arrest a conspiracy to help Hillary survive tonight’s Fox interview

Would intervention in Iraq require a new AUMF?

Senate co-Leader Jeffrey Klein says there's been no discussions about IDC reunifying with the Senate

Couple take a beating protecting 5 kids at day care near Stanton (tornado destroyed the home)

Is It Moral to Watch the World Cup?

On the 8th day, God...

Assembly passes fracking moratorium bill

Conservatives 700% More Likely to Be Against Interracial Marriage

Yes, Religion Can Still Be A Force For Good In The World. Here Are 100 Examples How

Jon Stewart Trounces GOP War Misfits Crawling Back Out of the Woodwork

Parents Sue Wal-Mart Over Arrest Of Daughter With Special Needs

Long Island couple finds 3-foot python in couch

American cuts Venezuela flights in trapped-cash dispute

Commission: Allow natural levels on Lake Ontario

Arab-Israeli lawmaker says kidnappers are not terrorists

Obama Courting Iran for Help in Iraq Risks Backlash

NBC: John Kerry: Drones, Working With Iran Are Options in Iraq

Why traders may be overconfident about the safety of Iraq’s oil exports

The greatest American since Abraham Lincoln!

Reid Calls Republican Criticism of Benghazi Capture, 'Shocking and Disgusting'

Video and photos: Pilger tornado (including the rare twin tail tornado video)

At prayer vigils, Israelis gather in moment of unity over kidnapping

I was informed yesterday, by e-mail: 'POLL RELEASED MINUTES AGO

If Iraqi Oil Goes Off Line, $200 Oil Is Next

I am tired of Krystall Ball bellyaching about Hillary in commentary

PA official: Unity pact is void if Hamas carried out kidnapping

Reid Blasts 'Pathetic' GOP Reactions To Benghazi Suspect Capture

Tell me a joke.

Tribal Council Election Board certifies re-election of incumbent tribal chief, sub chief

The Wonking Dead

GD goes on a job interview.

Tropical Depression Hagibis moves south of Japan

Pablo Picasso painting conceals mysterious portrait beneath

Major new game set at Nazi concentration camp is top seller

Toll relief on Verrazano-Narrows Bridge kicks in this week for commercial drivers

Picky Eaters Are Less Likely to Be Eaten

Bullet pierces federal court in Oakland

Fixing Americas bridges would cost around $120 billion.

Getting Even--Could Rick Perry Be Moving to California?

An Upstart New York Architect Dreams Up a Swimming Pool in the East River

Eurostat report: The EU continues to have the highest taxed countries in the world.

Privacy...corporations have rights..People do not Sign of the times.

Had a bit of outpatient surgery yesterday afternoon.

Ukraine Is Putin's Favorite Vassal

Dick Cheney: “My Thoughts and Prayers Are with the Iraqi Oil Wells”

Gah!! Kitty shortage in the Lounge!

anyone else having problems with

I neither hate nor love soccer.


New Type Of Computer Capable Of Calculating 640TBs Of Data In One Billionth Of A Second

Acid seas threaten creatures that supply half the world's oxygen

Cars in New York City Will Only Be Allowed to Drive as Fast as Humans Can Run

Obama to create largest marine protected area ever, because bigger is better

Fox News Finally Finds A Benghazi Story That Isn't A "Bombshell"

Jean Paton and the Struggle to Reform American Adoption -

Angola: Cuban Assistance to Higher Education Highlighted

‘They have earned the right not to be listened to’

During lunch, I was reading the wikipedia article about the Barack Obama 'birther' "controversy".

Child Safe Products Act gains momentum

OK, all you suckers, KITTEN!

Ed Shultz about to devour the neo-cons

and NOW, my favorite!

Davis: Texas economy needs major investments

Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney Weds This Weekend

Possible glitch?

Dallas appeals court rules fired prosecutor can pursue whistleblowing case against Abbott’s office

Ed Schultz is serving the Bush administration for dinner. Don't be late, and as an extra for

Ghana is rationing electricity to make sure people can watch World Cup match against the US

Pygmy Sloths Could Gain Much-Needed Endangered Species Protection

Canadian professors pull clever stunt to expose the outrageous pay of university administrators

You asked for it...Squee Overload!

Has anyone here tried the Easyway method of stopping smoking?

Squee...Part 2

Oh hell, Let's go for Squee Three...

Eccentric multimillionaire and alleged child molester Stanley Marsh 3 dead at 76

99Rise Marchers Rally in Sacramento Sunday, June 22

Here's some GOOD advice...

Today I called the Republican Governors Association to thank them

U.S. Senate confirms two openly gay nominees to the federal bench

Woman claims she was assaulted by Cop during Pittsburgh PrideFest

NRCC Spending Heavily In New York

Democrat's first ad against Governor Rick Scott focuses on his history of Medicare fraud

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Wednesday, 18 June 2014

Here’s How Walmart and Trader Joe’s Are Killing Off an American Tradition

This week's Halt and Catch Fire was awesome.

Family Sues NYC After Woman’s Body Mistakenly Sent To Medical School

another favorite,

Question: How can we establish a government in Iraq that is democratic

I Was Tony Gwynn's Bat Boy

The Kronies: Laughing All the Way to the Export-Import Bank

Congressional Democrats release bill to ban internet fast lanes

ReTHUGs and their media hacks have lost their minds

Barack Obama And Dick Cheney Were Right!

Keith Olbermann Remembers Tony Gwynn

Why Is Breastfeeding in Public Still so Taboo?

YES, Every Time ....

It's Just Not Fair! Damn Obama!

General Wesley Clark - "Six Nations In Seven Years" Sept 20th 2001

IRS emails "lost" is more GOP media attack dogs sniffing their own arses.

If a fight over our nominee is to be had let's have it behind (relatively) closed doors.

Iranian Quds Force Soldier Killed in Iraq Fighting Sunni Extremists

The Mensa Invitational

Justina Pelletier, the teen with the mitochondrial disorder, has been freed to return home.

The terrorist just captured said he did it because of the anti-Islam video

After indicting Hamas, Netanyahu declares war on all Palestinians

So, Mexico v. Brazil ended 0-0

Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri grills TV’s Dr. Mehmet Oz over diet fads

Democrat Busts Republicans On Yet Another Illogical Right Wing IRS Conspiracy Theory

GM sales, used-car values hold up through recalls

Northern Gateway pipeline approved with 209 conditions

help me identify a flower/weed

Will President Obama ever pardon former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman?

When will India be free of open defecation?

Hey ladies, wanna keep your man? Better read.

'Rich kid of Instagram' sees cars worth £500,000 torched by arsonists

Obama to create largest marine protected area ever, because bigger is better

Explosion rocks World Cup viewing venue in Nigeria

Blind dog sees family once again.

Children Need Pit Bulls: A Picture Book

Benghazi suspect says he was motivated by the YouTube video

Rachel Maddow Show / National Security Gay in Uganda, and not giving up (The "C Street Family")

Northern Gateway pipeline in Canada approved

Frat House for Jesus The entity behind C Street. ("New Yorker" Magazine)