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Archives: June 20, 2014

Wendy Davis will appear at the Black Expo

Dianne Feinstein: Keep Brian Schweitzer ‘away from my husband’

5 arrested in Central Colombia over homicide of German citizen (assassinated, to some)

Papantonio: The Koch Plan Succeeds

I think the issue here is not to parse what it means to have boots on the ground...

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Friday, 20 June 2014

The Rude Pundit ought to just steer clear of sexist/homophobic

You want joy? I have joy, right here:

Koch Brother Loses It On Air After Blowing Millions on Bogus Wine

Until Moderate Cuban-Americans Vote, No Poll Will Change U.S. Cuba Policy

Food-Conditioned Black Bear Euthanized

R. I. P. Horace Silver

Scott Walker discusses John Doe documents

#YourSlipIsShowing Busts Men Who Are Pretending to Be Feminists to Attack Black Women

CNN's Jim Acosta at News Conference today

On the case against Scott Walker, “The law in Wisconsin is very clear. This is illegal.”

Here's a great Firefox extension for the fainting couch crowd -

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! The Secret Life of B’s! & a new Kitteh gif

ISIS Jihadists 'Seize Saddam Hussein's Chemical Weapons Stockpile'

"Back to Iraq? No - fuck that!" or: Better start writing the protest chants

Anti-gay groups file brief in marriage equality lawsuit

Took our 5 year to Seattle Children's for an autism evaluation yesterday

"Exhibit C"----------- John Doe Prosecuters lay out case against Scott Walker

NEW: WikiLeaked Doc Reveals Wall Street Plan for Global Financial Deregulation

5 Exonerated in Central Park Jogger Case Will Settle Suit for $40 Million

I went to the Mayo Clinic today. Every clinic/hospital/Dr office should be like that

"Dick Cheney Should be Rotting in The Hague, Not Writing Editorials"

This was just so special I had to share:

Do those who voted to fund the Iraq War owe any apology?

a question for a Marine or a Sailor

Does anyone here use Yahoo Weather?

On this day

Just got this one off another message board, to describe Teabaggers...

Lawrence O'Donnell will be back Monday night!

Rocker Bret Michaels to Help with Clean-Up Efforts in Pilger, NE (tornado alley)

Lawrence O'Donnell Returning To MSNBC Monday Night

Email shows Scott Walker & Karl Rove illegally discussing coordination of outside campaign spending

jury duty all done.

Extremist Neocon Dunces: They Weren’t Just Wrong — They Have No Following Anymore!

NPR releases another Poll, and it isn't good news for Democrats.

A fascinating map - about our individual States and the largest sources of Revenue in them

U.S. Taps Old Allies for New Iraq War

Maine GOP Legislator: Rape should be legal.

Modern Day Concentration Camps, TyT.

CIA toyed with idea of Osama bin Laden doll to turn Afghan children from leader

DISH: Americas Worst 55. My TV officially sucks! Checking out RT America for a news fix.

I need a party here for what I've just accomplished.

The People Are Informed . . .

Ladies lust over suspect's 'sexy' mugshot

Don’t Look at New York in That Tone of Voice

The Purrsday Stars & Stripes Kitteh Photos

I'm thinking of building that ziggurat I've been talking about

Federal judge rules against Lance Armstrong

Glenn Beck: ‘Liberals, You Were Right,’ We Should Never Have Gone into Iraq

Bronze Age Bling: Black Stone, Amber and Shells

A reminder


Lawrence returning to his show Monday,

Pear Energy - clean energy company

Fantastically Wrong: The Murderous Plant That Grows From the Blood of Hanged Men

Arkansas town bans pagan temple after finding out it’s not Christian: Your ‘God isn’t my God’

Alaska knitter 'yarn-bombs' town for beauty

NASA Shows May Global High Temperature Record Shattered

After 6 Years of Unprecedented Central Planning, the Economy Is More Fragile Than Ever

WikiLeaks Reveals Global Trade Deal Kept More Secret Than the Trans-Pacific Partnership

Meet Migaloo: Extremely rare white whale spotted off Australia coast

The Equalizing Effect Of Labor Unions

Litha History - Celebrating the Summer Solstice

As God is my witness, my goal is to turn this into the chicken boxing forum!

Censorship totally sucks

2001 AUMF- still a thing

SEC award given to Missouri football team for the Michael Sam story.

Morocco's assault on democracy

New and resale home sales slump in 2014 prime home selling season

USA TODAY: Prosecutors: Wis. Gov. Scott Walker in criminal scheme

Anti-gay preachers shouted down in Sydney (Australia)

What. The. Fuck. is this shit!!??

Under Obama there is public support for Gay marriage, wind and solar, and some form

Talk to me when Scott Walker is actually indicted

Glenn Greenwald praises Fox News, slams MSNBC

Columbus Ohio Pride starts tomorrow

That's just it ...

Columbus Pride 6/20 &6/21

The Truth About Republicans - George Carlin - NSFW


Cspan shows hearing on Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Prisoner Exchange (the attack on Bergdahl and Obama)

Does the M$M ever mention the UN anymore?

Spectacular Waves

Any "Rectify" fans?

Mayor de Blasio, City Council announced on-time $75 billion budget

Lawyer disputes Peter MacKay’s claim that women, visible minorities don’t apply to be judges

The Medical Marijuana Bill, Officially

NY1/Siena Poll: Rangel Has 13 Percentage-Point Lead Over Espaillat

Elizabeth Warren on creating jobs: ‘This isn’t magic, we actually know how to do this’

It was depressing that I had to have this talk

TCM Schedule for Saturday, June 21, 2014 -- The Essentials - The Swinging 60s

Happy birthday, West Virginia!

Suddenly, Trammell has a shot in the 7th District.

Israeli official names Hamas leader abroad as suspect behind kidnappings (living in Turkey)

2006 National Intelligence Estimate: U.S. invasion and occupation of Iraq fueling terrorism

Repost = Has anyone ever seen a fox/coyote with a ringed tail?

I have a republican friend

TCM Schedule for Sunday June 22 - Essentials Jr: Wreaking Havoc

With very little legislation being passed,

Global Warming's Role in the Syrian and Iraqi Conflicts.

Sheriff describes 'police corruption' after deputy arrest

TCM schedule for Monday June 23 - What's On Tonight: Ladies of Burlesque

Legislature sends climate change bill to Cuomo

The Pervert's Guide to Ideology - I beseech all of you to watch this film...

When Their Sad Ads Stopped Working, One Animal Shelter Tried Out A New Idea

Evidence in Colombia’s intelligence agency wiretapping scandal gone missing

Our Brains Are Made for Enjoying Art

People need to think before they speak and act!

Internal Police Emails Show Efforts to Hide Use of Cell Phone Tracking

Dick Cheney Iraq Fail on Fox News

Here is a public access TV show I produced & co-directed in 1991...

Who are the Americans in the Green Zone? Why are they there?

Tips for runners that are starting to run again

Presbyterian Church (USA) approves same-sex marriage; it now goes to local votes

Court overturns Los Angeles ban on living in cars

Early book report on No Place To Hide by Glenn Greenwald.

Japan Farmers Seek Aid for Radiation Zone Cattle (Mysterious White Spots)

Have Conservatives Abandoned Rationality, Skepticism and Truth?

In-ger-land are looking down and out (World Cup)

How Americans Are Tyrannized By Too Much Choice {long read}

Acoustic Results from Malta's Underground Hypogeum temple

America Can Be a Violent, Hateful Place: One Group Is Fighting Back

The Death of the American Mall

Neocons’ stunning Iraq revisionism: Why they’re still divorced from reality

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

New Jersey Judge: Ex-Gay Therapists May Be Liable For Damages To Former Clients

Homemade Beauty Products

AZ schools chief outs himself as anonymous Internet troll who calls poor people ‘lazy pigs’

Religion Motivates The Few Participants In National Anti-Gay Marriage Rally

GOP Sen. Cochran fondly remembers doing "indecent things with animals".

Ukraine peace plan to call for 10-km buffer zone on Russia border

A Former Tea Party Congressman Tried to Say the N-Word on the Radio

BOOK 'EM DANO!: Scandals heat up for Scott Walker and Chris Christie

BAT SHIT LUNATIC: Fox News’ Crowley: ‘Every day of this presidency has been an impeachable offense’

U.S. forces used depleted uranium rounds in civilian areas in Iraq, reports finds **graphic pix**

MassDOT board approves South Coast Rail contract for up to $210 million

Obama Prepares for Drone War in Iraq

Dr. Lorna Wing, Who Broadened Views of Autism, Dies at 85

GOOD NEWS! America Can Be a Violent, Hateful Place: One Group Is Fighting Back

Italy's beaches - open for business but closed to competition

Is Iraq Actually Falling Apart? What Social Science Surveys Show

5 things you should know about your smartphone

A bipartisan push for higher gasoline taxes

Elizabeth Warren on creating jobs: ‘This isn’t magic, we actually know how to do this’

(EU) Commission Crusade: Cameron Outmaneuvered in Battle over Juncker

Texas mother receives two years in prison for tearing son’s scrotum in fit of anger

Rising German Coal Use Imperils European Emissions Deal

Spending Spree: Anger with Greek Shipowners on the Rise

Gay Myths Derailed by Economist Badgett’s Data Research

'Sovereign citizen' case spotlights growing anti-government movement

What you should know about vs the news

Two years later, and https links are still broken.

New NSA Revelations: Inside Snowden's Germany File

American interests translated to Oil Companies interests

Spying Together: Germany's Deep Cooperation with the NSA

Honduran Boy Flees Gangs as Migrants Inundate U.S. Border

Republicans: Obama must defend 'Christian' values

Ukraine in talks with creditors on possible debt restructure.

U.S. files on Bin Laden raid purged from Pentagon computers for secrecy: report

Irish nuptial tradition

May Day in Ireland

NSA in Germany: Why We Are Posting Secret Documents

Oil near 9-month high as Iraq battles for refinery

Pope Francis Condemns Legalization of Marijuana

Burn, Men in Black, burn

TOO SOON? Alleged San Diego vandal accused of tagging court

US fired depleted uranium rounds in civilian areas during 2003 Iraq campaign

And Creeeeeeep: White House beginning to consider conflicts in Syria and Iraq as single challenge

On Iraq, McCain Won't Take McCain's Advice

In Praise of Michael Hastings: On the Lies and Obfuscations of the March to War in Iraq

Want to Prevent PTSD? End Unbridled US Militarism

How Teacher Tenure Protects Kids and Taxpayers

WikiLeaked Doc Reveals Wall Street Plan for Global Financial Deregulation

Joehole "It was so easy to save Iraq in 2011"

ESA sickness benefit is 'failing', government documents say

'Politically Explosive' Docs Show How NSA Wiretaps Earth

Capitol Hill looks hard at dog treats and processed Chicken from China

Groups Appeal to UN for 'Humanity' as Detroit Shuts Off Water to Thousands

Ukraine must strike at heart of corruption to survive.

NSA in Germany: Why We Are Posting Secret Documents

Elizabeth Warren on creating jobs: ‘This isn’t magic, we actually know how to do this’

What's going to happen to the Iraq Oil now?

Startup Nation meets Maker State: Ohio and Israel forge new business ties

China Regulators 'Overwhelmed' as Reactors Built at Pace

Syria's barrel bombs: an eyewitness account

Toronto Jews rally for kidnapped Israeli teens

Why education become important in developing country?

7 Ukrainian troops killed; rebels drive tanks

Lithuania gets EU's green light for euro accession

13-year-old Palestinian shot dead by Israeli forces in Dura

Pope Francis says he opposes making recreational drugs legal


Iraq crisis: US precision attacks will hurt the jihadists but they won’t defeat them

The Secret Life of B's

GOP Policy: Kill the Poor

"We have set the world ablaze, and we are the only firemen"

Friday TOON Roundup 1 -Who screwed up Iraq?

HOW IS THIS EVEN POSSIBLE: Congress’ approval rating at all-time low

Steve Scalise’s Network of Fossil Fuel Lobbyists Stand To Gain

Friday TOON Roundup 2 -The Rest

Jordan’s invisible refugees suffer in silence

GOPee Yew: What The Media Isn’t Telling You About Obama’s Poll Numbers

A World Cup for the Wealthy, Not for the People

Engineers Warned Duke Energy Nearly 30 YEARS Before Dan River Spill About Pipe Problems

The New GOP Majority Whip Is A Climate Change Denying Koch Brothers Flunkey

Forest Service Researchers Project Massive Changes In Minnesota Forests By 2100

Veterans Demand Fox 'News' Be Turned Off – Fox 'News' Whines

Good Idea! WV Regulators Step Up Inspections At Freedom Industries Tank Farm

2 Omaha business owners accused of stealing $708,000 (employees’ pension and health benefit plans)

How America Is Bringing Peace and Democracy to the World

2 Omaha business owners accused of stealing $708,000 (employees’ pension and health benefit plans)

So... re Iraq, Obama can be either Ford or LBJ?

3 reasons a higher gas tax would benefit drivers

How the State of Wisconsin alleges Scott Walker aides violated the law,in one chart

UN: Number of world's displaced over 50 million

Record Flooding Across 3 States In Upper Midwest; Big Sioux River Breaks 1969 Record By A Foot

Insurance Firms Respond To 2013 Record Alberta Floods Even If Harper Doesn't - 20% Rate Hikes

A message in simple logic for sophomoric RepubliGOONs

"Any New Business Regulation is Communism..."

Ghost of Iraq haunts Condoleezza Rice portrait unveiling

Obamas want daughters to get taste of life on minimum wage

A first look at some of BP's 2014 data

Couple To Stand Trial Over Girl’s Smiley Face, and Derogatory Word Tattoo

The Rude Pundit: Sens. McCain and Graham Say Exactly What You Think They'd Say on Iraq

Top Shiite Cleric Calls For New Government In Iraq

Obama Administration To Extend Family Leave To Same-Sex Couples

Schweitzer Apologizes For 'Stupid And Insensitive Remarks'

Detroit ‘Grand Bargain’ Vote Key To Bankruptcy End

World Markets Struggle As Fed Lift Fades

Ebola ‘Out Of Control’: Doctors Without Borders

Potentially the first person to be discovered for a modeling career from a mug shot.

Thank God For Dick Cheney (Really)

Time for some Friday Tyson...

FWIW, here is Joe Biden's 2006 ideas on Iraq partioning in a NYT OpEd.

Estonia PM calls for permanent NATO presence as bulwark to Russia

Attack on Iraq Would Violate US Law, Experts Warn -- Warning of "Mission Creep"

If Obama announced that a cure for cancer had been found...

The Cranberries - Zombie

Poll: Fewer Americans Blame Poverty on the Poor

House backs limits on government spying

When A Fire Starts To Burn...

Judge temporarily suspends new NC Legislative Building rules challenged by NAACP

Reviving the ‘Successful Surge in Iraq’ Myth

Singer who, as a kid, briefly stayed at Omaha's Stephen Center will thank homeless shelter with free

Neanderthal faces emerge from the gloom of a Spanish cave

Uncovering the Cover Ups: Death Camp in Delta

Scott Walker’s big-time mess: Why 2016 is the least of his problems now

Who Doesn’t Want to Close the E-Mail Privacy Loophole?

Christie joins GOP courtship of evangelicals

More Stupid Things That Gun Nuts Do

Can someone tell me how to get to Bel Air?

Presbyterian Church Votes To Allow Gay Marriages

The Man Behind the Web's Most Controversial Video Site (

Religion Motivates The Few Participants In National Anti-Gay Marriage Rally

The CORRECT rules for dating my daughter

As More Latinos Drop Religion, Should GOP Be Extra Worried?

for all those bastards who want to go into Iraq. Remember this?

The Largest Employer on Planet Earth is................

I received an email from The Rude Pundit

Atheist to deliver Greece's invocation

Smith & Wesson: Americans are buying fewer guns

No matter what Obama does re Iraq, I have sympathy for him.

US blacklists Thailand, Malaysia over trafficking

Is it not somewhat ironic that decrying "censorship" centers on saying

A rising GOP star fights to survive in Oklahoma

Misogynist vs. Food

Chuck Todd and Ed Henry Caught Mocking McCain on Hot Mic

Flag Held Hostage… Circa 2003 | Philip A. Farruggio

Gerry Goffin has died (amazing songwriter, ex-of Carole King's)

Child Rape Victim: Hillary Clinton 'Lied Like A Dog' In My Case

Group D: Italy-Costa Rica

Bears enjoy Blowjobs from each other

Bike to work

CDC and the Anthrax exposure...

UK religious leaders unite against FGM

Bible-waving MN GOP Supreme Court nominee places God above U.S. law

Ukraine on track for visa-free travel, so far

EWTN acquires Catholic News Agency and Spanish-language ACI Prensa

Still no tropical storm activity

Is this the latest right wing craziness?

‘Serious-minded’ SNL alum Victoria Jackson seeks freedom-loving voters in local TN election

The outrage junkies and the anoint Hillary crowd are working overtime.

Did someone ask these assholes from the Bush Administration

I think Rand Paul is declaring for 2016 this weekend?

Senator Bernie Sanders: Oil Speculators Use Iraq as Excuse to Drive Up Prices

Obama: Ask First, Shoot Later

Pap and Seder: Iraqi Blood on Dick Cheney's Hands

Ronnie James Dio had the PIPES, but some of the lyrics and "talking in the songs" stuff annoyed me

Change the World: Today

IRS chief defiant on Lois Lerner email loss

Just an observation about guns in the Middle East

They Belong in Prison, Not on Television


Rick Santorum: Gay Marriage Hurts The Economy

Another scam caught in Progress (Detroit)

I'm announcing today that I'm starting my own news website called "Tommy Carcetti News".

Spanish ‘Pit of the Bones’ yields 17 remarkable early human skulls

Assembly Approves Medical Marijuana By A Wide Margin

Thelma and Louise Selfies - Then and Now

De Blasio administration to stick with concrete boardwalks after Sandy

Rick Santorum: Gay Marriage Hurts The Economy

It's fine to have sympathy for President Obama in Iraq

Holy crap!

I Was a Digital Best Seller!

Bergdahl: But Remember Pvt. Danny Chen

Cuomo lays claim to a medical-marijuana camel

Religious Intolerance raises its ugly head

Cats and sinks

Paul Krugman- The Hype Behind the Health Care Scandal

Governors Island finally gets drinkable water - nine years after it opened to public

Pic Of The Moment: Foreign Policy "Expert" John McCain Gets It Wrong All Over Again

Even Texas' GOP Chair Doesn't Believe In 'Reparative Therapy' For Gays

Meet Jack Trammell, Candidate for Congress.

Barbara Lee: "Because the reality is there is no military solution in Iraq."

Stocks come back to life as economy revives

MTA Releases Strike Contingency Plan For LIRR Commuters

Class War in Thailand: The Story of Thaksin Shinawatra

Chris Hedges: Wages of Rebellion

European Jews rally for missing Israeli teens

They're baaaack: Faith & Freedom Coalition holds 2014 Road to Majority Conference in D.C.

Rally for kidnapped teens held at World Cup

National Grid sends nearly 100,000 termination notices a month to customers with overdue bills

Rick Perry 'Changes' Tune on Homosexuality – Now Compares It to 'Imbecilism'

What's for Dinner, Fri., June 20, 2014

"Sheriff Joe" shoots his mouth off, yet again...

Is anyone else as amused as I am by the big kefuffle currently playing in GD?

President Barack Obama and wife Michelle on the cover of Parade Magazine

Random Scatter

Shadowy Obama Megadonor Indicted On Fraud And Manslaughter Charges

Republicans: Obama must defend Christian values

Martin Bashir tweet

Destroy Their Economic Livelihoods, and They Will Come

State Lawmakers OK 25 MPH Speed Limit For NYC

Gay-Hating Holy Rollers Descend on D.C.

BREAKING: Virginia Gov. McAuliffe to Expand Health Care Coverage in Face of GOP Demagoguery

Can we all agree that Iraq has been a fruitless war? That nothing positive has come from it thus far

Another reason to love Canada: Toronto becoming hub for international LGBTQ advocacy

Central Park Five — wrongfully convicted in 1989 rape — settle with city for $40 million

Early Voting in Oklahoma

Hospital patient struck by flying glass after bullet shatters window

Iraq-- A Religious Civil War That Started In 680

Jumbo landing in cross winds

Tea Party candidate challenged

Cochran Asking Blacks to Rescue Him in Republican Primary.

MLB to honor Gehrig's "luckiest man" speech; donates $300,000 to ALS groups

Could somebody please explain the right-wing IRS scandal?

Serious question - wasn't poppy Bush the first President of the US

The Ugly Truth About Electronic Health Records

Titanfall is gonna be free on Origin this weekend.

After tough fight, the wait goes on-medical marijuana

Somebody's the Dog, Somebody's the Pony

Has President Obama chosen sides in Iraq?

Brunch With Bernie - June 19, 2014

Self-censorship is censorship. Advocating self-censorship is advocating censorship.

Do you feel them shaking south of the border

Interesting perspective on Iraq from an Iraqi. (Bill

Keep Ted Nugent out of Wisconsin

Tim Huelskamp Says 'Real Men' Oppose Marriage Equality, Protect 'Your Woman'

Stephen Colbert greets the return of the GOP ‘Iraq Pack,’ who were only ever wrong once

Quantum method closes in on gravitational constant

The hill: Kerry 'No plans to run for public office again'

Cross posting link to excellent article on "Open Source Everything"

The worst call of the World Cup so far - spoiler

Borowitz - In Rare Consensus, Sunnis and Shiites Tell Cheney to Shut Up

Impeach Obama For Not Accepting Donald Trump's Generous Offer

Wimbledon draw 2014 announced

Government adviser: "It makes no sense to prolong the life of a baby born as a monster."

Boies and Olson: Marriage Equality Isn't Just About Rights. It's About Dignity.

Today News: John Kerry has 'no plans to run' for office after current role

Caption Contest Winner: Hillary Clinton’s Hardest Choice?

iPhone Thefts Drop, Microsoft And Google To Introduce Smartphone Kill Switch

How do I find out which thread of mine was alerted on?

State to fund advanced manufacturing job training

Cochran Asking Blacks to Rescue Him in Republican Primary

Fact Sheet: The Economic Challenge Posed by Declining Pollinator Populations

Woman Claims Hillary Clinton Called Her A “Meanie” In Elementary School

At least she didn't disappoint her parents....


Who won Iraq? By Tom Engelhardt

What do you think changed?

There is no IRS email scandal.

Quinn signs bill allowing online voter registration in Illinois

Joe Walsh Was Apparently Kicked Off His Own Radio Show For Using Racial Slurs

Someone Called Me "A Delicate Flower" Once.

Group E: Switzerland-France

Albuquerque police straight up murdering citizens

DU is not the US government (or any other government for that matter)

Obamas Want Daughters To Get Taste Of Life On Minimum Wage

Possible explosive device found at Miami International Airport

Dr. Housing Bubble 06/19/14

Bus Driver Whose Bible Supposedly Stopped Two Bullets Made the Whole Thing Up

Massachusetts approves $11 minimum wage

Celebrate solar power at a solstice event this weekend

Obama orders review of pesticides' effect on bees

Pesticide and GMO companies spend big to influence politics in Hawaii

Mississippi carnival: Sarah Palin vs. Brett Favre

Rep. Charles Rangel and his challengers all oppose the use of force in Iraq

Time to Stand Up and Fight for a More Perfect Union

Mercury Retrograde Body Mitten

Germany Smashes Three Solar Energy Records in Just Two Weeks!

Fox News criticizes Flagstaff newspaper for not providing 'balance' in climate change coverage

Outrage in Japan as female lawmaker jeered for being single, childless

This Is What an Overcrowded Holding Center for Migrant Children Looks Like

OMG, It's Friday afternoon which means it's time for another nipple alert! (NSFW)

McAuliffe Defies GOP: We're 'Moving Forward' With Obamacare Expansion

Cuomo on what the Senate’s ‘failure’ will mean

Gov. Terry McAuliffe vetoes portions of Virginia budget, prolonging Medicaid standoff

Housing Market Falters Amid Rising Prices, Lower-Paying Jobs

Monsters Who Lied Us Into Iraq War Should Be Behind Bars, Not On TV

Faith And Freedom Conference Features Obama Urinal Cakes

Omahans invented a claw machine for beer

Governor Scott Walker Releases Column in Response to Media Coverage of John Doe

How Cities Use Design to Drive Homeless People Away

Mexico coach Miguel Herrera Defends Gay Slur Chant by Fans

I have taken 2 telephone polls today on the Pryor/Cotton race

Gay marriage is not about equality but a way of keeping women quiet

The Daily Show: Recap - Week of 6/16/14

Game of Thrones explained to the tune of The Brady Bunch.

How to kill a thread in GD.

A Modest Proposal for the Administrators

The Rude Pundit: Regarding Racism and Redskins

Holy freakin' crap, Lois! I just wrote on Susan Sarandon's timeline!

Total Cakewalk!

When Obama says we are going to fight for "American Interests', he means the oil, right???

Scott Brown: Help me Mitt

Shows to watch until next season...

Organic Lobbyists Petition To Prevent USDA From Having Organic Food Oversight

Hope for Paws rescues Theo, abandoned by his family a year before

New York becomes the 23rd state with medical marijuana

Syrians return to city shattered by war

Colorado’s Gardner tries moving left on contraception access

THAT'S IT. GAME OVER. We have reached maximum Iraq hypocrisy saturation.

New York state legalizes medical marijuana

Mentally ill prisoner died hooded, strapped to chair while guards chatted nearby, suit claims

Now, it's all over for 'em, couldn't resist posting this snippet ...

Senate Approves Medical Marijuana-Goes to Cuomo now.

World's largest active volcano shows signs of life in Hawaii

Just as I figured, look who's back!

Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Rand Paul (R-KY) team up on marijuana legislation

Supreme Court issues ruling in Lee Papa v. Democratic Underground LLC

Just for once, I'd like to see a "trial by combat" al la Game of Thrones

Michele Bachmann: Hillary Clinton Should Be Disqualified From The Presidency

Coal use highest since 1970, BP says

Shit, piss, fuck, cunt, cock-sucker, mother-fucker and tits. George Carlin ...

I thought this was interesting...American companies ranked by charitable donations...

Attorney general urges removal of school finance case judge

David Horsey on Republican tax policy

No Shiet ...

WHY Is The Media Asking THEM About Iraq?

Profit in passport chaos? Passport Office makes £13 per application

The Keynesian Apotheosis Is Here—But Blame The Final Destruction Of Sound Money On The Bushes

WD-40. Its Origin & Secret Ingredient..from the book of WHO KNEW?

Paul Rand: Bush made mistakes by invading

Bridgegate indictment of Christie cronies 'near-certain,' says published report

Another Obamacare Success Story - And It's Personal

Ruh-roh. J. J. Abrams out as director for Star Wars 8 and 9.

The 12 races that will decide the Senate majority

And another bagger pervert bites the dust...

Man Shoots Self at Arlington Nat’l Cemetery

It Really Sucks to Be Mentally Ill in Texas

City of Philadelphia Decriminalizes Up to One Oz possession

Do you feel like gendered or homophobic insults towards really bad people are acceptable at DU?

Tea Party threatens Lawsuit in MS

Defining Gardner

I.R.S. Head and Lawmakers Clash Over Missing Email.

A Plan Only Banksters Will Love: WikiLeaks Reveals Trade Deal Pushing Global Financial Deregulation

You know Democrats are likely to lose the Senate in November, don't you?

US military aid to Colombia had a ‘significant impact’ on increased extrajudicial killings by Armed

US military aid to Colombia had a ‘significant impact’ on increased extrajudicial killings by Armed

Democrats cringe as Schweitzer weighs in on gays, Cantor, Feinstein

The Gift of Obama

Adaptive World Cup viewing for the deaf-blind

Why 2014 might be different for Espaillat-Rangel/Espaillat race.

Boehner Urges Military Help for Texas Border Crisis

from Robert Reich

US Jews rally in support of kidnapped teens

OMG! The perfect LBJ dig. >>

Michele Bachmann: Hillary Clinton Should Be Disqualified From The Presidency

Evidence in Colombia’s high profile judicial investigations disappearing

Republicans’ pathetic last resort: When Jeb and Mitt are your 2016 saviors

Summer Solstice tomorrow, longest day of the year,

Married fathers (same-sex couple) not allowed on birth certs of their own bio babies

Remember "one for the thumb"? Brazil might be able to top that.

226 Violent deaths in Caracas so far in June (Spanish)

President of the El Nacional daily: Maduro's own people see him as an asshole (Spanish)

Shit - cussing on DU is practicing my FREEDOM of Speech - you got a Fucking problem with it


Carol Schwartz running for Mayor!


Bernie Sanders asks: Do you support or oppose providing intelligence to the Iraqi government?

Colombia has 2nd highest rate of forced displacement in the world: UN

Arkansas State Senator "no scientific proof anyone is born gay"

What the hell happened to Ray?

Isn't it time for a worst person of the week contest???

Human Behavior Science: When you don't call SOME people out on their mistakes they'll

The United States blacklists Venezuela in human trafficking


Former paramilitary commander sentenced to 40 years in Colombia prison

Another illegal contribution to Corbett - SEC rule broken by a state pension fund manager

Sheriff Joe Arpaio dismisses his own obsession with Obama’s birth certificate

Watching Scotty Blow: Things Go Boom

Democrats to repeal 1st Amendment

George Will Doubles Down On Offensive Sexual Assault Column

Mayor de Blasio, City Council agree to $75 billion budget giving middle-schoolers free lunch, adding

About 200,000 kilograms of food found buried in Venezuela

Co-Designer of the famous F-16 explains why the F-35 is a failure and a dumb idea (10 min vid)

Appeals court panel ends L.A. ban on homeless living in vehicles

Brett (douchebag) Favre Appeared in a Campaign Ad (Thad Cochran)

Please explain this to me about self censorship because I do not

Judging by tea party signs this is pretty true.....

Poll: Romney the frontrunner in 2016?

How do you even begin a debate with people like these?

Megyn Kelly Takes On Another Iraq War Architect (VIDEO) (John Bolton)

I just caught myself arguing opposing sides of nearly identical issues.

Say whatever horrible word you want which expresses your terrible sentiment.

You're a heartless so-and-so if this doesn't make you smile!

Group E: Honduras-Ecuador

McAuliffe Defies GOP: We're 'Moving Forward' With Obamacare Expansion

Been meaning to ask this, since it appears

UN 'Unsure' If Kidnapping Really Happened

anyone have experience with Lyme or tick-borne infections?

So I have seen three segments from Fox coming down hard against the war PLUS Glenn Beck

Waiting for the Sun to Erupt. (It's OK, We Get a 30-Minute Warning)

“ bombs began to fall in the suburbs of Paris...” and securing a masterpiece.

Dick Cheney's Sad Last Stand

Long-Term Jobless Find Work as Employers Shun Raises; Boon to Yellen

What about church parking lots as temporary, safe, vehicle housing?

Marijuana Considered for Looser Restrictions by U.S. FDA

House ethics committee fines Don Young

Which World Cup team should you root for?

NSFW. Old shriveled, limp dick, pasty cracker

Colombia: Realities

Mitt Romney/ Jeb Bush 2016?

The New Great Power Triangle Tilt: China, Russia Vs. U.S.

The metal dwarf

George Will doubles down; says he take rape "more seriously" than his critics.

Heh! John Fugelsang on The Ed Show uses the word "frothy" when talking about Rick Santorum!!!

Paramilitary Violence, Dismemberment in Buenaventura Escalates Into a 'Humanitarian Crisis'

Papantonio: Scott Walker Won't Do Well in the Pokey

Cop shoots unarmed great-grandfather at family picnic, faces no consequences

Snyder signs Detroit bankruptcy bills, says 'there's more work to be done'

All the eaglets have left the nest!

There seems to be some kind of problem in GD.

Ukraine unrest fits pattern of Russian invasion drills.

Health Plans Bring Pressure to Bear on Drug Prices.

Former Olympia Sports worker files discrimination suit

Can Perry run in 2016? You bet — as the affable anti-Cruz

OH SHIT: Ebola Outbreak Is 'Totally Out Of Control'

Michael Vick: 'I revolutionized' game

Judge Orders Deployed US Sailor To Attend Custody Hearing Or Lose Daughter, Face Arrest

I see Bow-Tie Boy #1 is feeling the heat....

The nation is turning blue for marriage equality - Bans challenged on ALL fronts

Thank God I Never Had Kids...

Texas Republicans Finally Release Embarrassing Party Platform

Richard Dreyfuss' wife charged with DUI and hit-and-run

Presbyterian Church Votes To Allow Gay Marriages

State Opens Large Ocean Area to Commercial Wind Leases

If you were born before 1966, these pics might resonate...

Guests on Real Time with Bill Maher tonight: Ta-Nehisi Coates,

Is the c word a word you would like to see bantered about DU often?

CA Dem Chair To Rick Perry: It (California) May Not Be Your Scene; Invites Him To SF Pride Parade

Just one thing I wanted to draw attention to. (HOF THREAD)

Kidnapped Teens Are ‘Us’

Who Won Iraq? Lost dreams, lost armies, jihadi states, and the arc of Instability--Tom Englhardt

New study shows link between bald eagle deaths and lead ammunition

"And you're going to hear me rooooaarrr!"

A ticked Pat Riley's message to the Miami Heat, to the media, to El: 'Just get a grip'

Who Won Iraq? Lost dreams, lost armies, jihadi states, and the arc of Instability

This is what a military operation in Hebron looks like

The Problem With Pit Bulls

I was in Troutdale the day of the shootings

UK's Cameron 'prays for safe return of kidnapped Israeli teenagers'

President Obama tells CNN's Kate Bolduan that Iraqi leaders must come up with a political solution

Hamas threatens 3rd Intifada to answer massive Israeli crackdown

So Governor Christie - Obama is responsible for all the trouble on the planet

How The Male Angler Fish Gets Completely Screwed

Is Israel trying to force a third intifada?

‘Noose tightening around kidnappers, teens still in West Bank’

Real interesting article on the French general strike in '68.......

Christie urges 'culture of life' approach at faith event

Paul Ryan Tears Into Official: 'Nobody Believes You'

Vince Neil gets AFL approval

Of C words, and Censorship

"Fewer Americans Blame Poverty On The Poor"

Woman who posioned son for attention has a life-long web of lies, according to friends

Jason Hanna And Joe Riggs, Texas Gay Fathers, Denied Legal Parenthood Of Twin Sons

Jason Hanna And Joe Riggs, Texas Gay Fathers, Denied Legal Parenthood Of Twin Sons

Let's Salute the True Heroes of the Iraq War

What does TBH mean, I never could get an answer?

Hannity lures Muslim woman bullied at Benghazi panel to his show for more bullying

it's A Trap! Putin's Secret Agents Working With Greens To Undermine UK Fracking!!

“White House Aide Lets Big Bank get Off Easy..."

Rachel Maddow Report on the Selling of the Iraq War

The Yahoo! homepage has a link to some of the wackiest RW conspiracy theory out there

Not So Sweet Martha Lorraine.

PNAS Study Projects Metric For Sea Level Rise - For Each Degree Celsius, 2.3 Meters

2nd Palestinian youth dies after being shot by Israeli forces

Follow-up: Texas man admits abducting, beating gay man (Graphic Photo Warning)

Follow-up: Texas man admits abducting, beating gay man (Graphic Photo Warning)

Thousands attend funeral for Hebron teen killed by Israel

Health Plans Bring Pressure to Bear on Drug Prices

4 EPA Administrators Under 4 Republican Presidents Tell Congress: Act Now On Climate

Colombia warlord could go free July 1

Presbyterians in U.S. to allow gay marriage ceremonies

A good Anthropocene

Breaking Bad spinoff--Better Call Saul

Federal sanctions threaten sustainability of Corinthian Colleges (for-profit college company)

Bernie Sanders Accuses Oil Speculators Of Using Iraq As An Excuse To Drive Up Prices

Session reactions: Astorino on mute swans, Teachout on pot

Felony conviction over Oakland lawyer's 93 cats