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Archives: June 4, 2014

Why are we seeing this in a foreign newspaper?

So, Father's Day is the 15th. And my husband wants...

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Wednesday, 4 June 2014

I think Obama wanted this fight with these morons

Ukrainian Oligarchs 101

Skinner finally installed the new Lounge Fountain!

have we had a good hate on chris matthews lately? seems his leg is tingling.

Bears repeating: You make peace with your enemies, not your

Never ever leave a Soldier behind.

Who actually creates jobs? (cartoon)

Elizabeth Warren Democrat 2.25" Button & more

SCOTUS to consider redistricting plan that packed minorities into districts they already controlled

Midwest VA hospitals also had secret waiting lists

We Should Be In A Rage


Photo 1 mile from our home

"Does Bowe Bergdahl's release signal an end to the 'war on terror'?"

For all you lambs out there, suck it up!

Berrrrrrrrrrgdaaaaaaaahlllllllllll ! Sometimes I just need to rant...........

What do you think of this?

Norovirus: Think Restaurants, Not Cruise Ships, CDC Says

Federal judge dismisses lawsuit

President Obama is truly a great man

thanks zepher teachout. it isnt just the effects of money on politics.

5 Uncomfortable Truths Behind the Men's Rights Movement

Does anyone need


well, my day sucked. yours?

Mandatory Tuesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Just Shoot Me & a new kittehs gif

That'll learn him! : Play Canceled After Actor Breaks Character to Fight an Audience Member

Man buys penis enlarger, gets magnifying glass instead

Omaha police are pulling victims out of flooded homes and cars

Did you remember to take time to think about The Hoff today?

Dumb Criminals: She Must Have Skipped Over That "Thou Shalt Not Steal" Part

Florida Cop Accuses Cop Watcher of Masturbating in Car in Order to Stop him from Recording him

Flashback: When John McCain Liked the Idea of Trading Prisoners for a POW

Political Destabilization in Venezuela and the Western Media’s Double Standard

Elon Musk hints at surprise move on Tesla patents

The $7 million per year college coach

Court cashier - court cashier! - busted for embezzling from court

New Commandment discovered:

fireflies in Ohio

Is this really where we are?

Indonesia, Australia Leaders to Meet to Mend Ties

Alaskan researchers issue rare red alert as Paflof Volcano begins erupting

So is this it? Obama’s choice regarding Bergdahl?

It's pronounced "Safe."

Conservative bloggers were for Bergdahl release until Obama did it

Glenn Greenwald and Edward Snowden walk into a bar

Three alternative policies and taxes for climate change

Three alternative policies and taxes for climate change

Vazquez set to win primary for Uruguay presidential nomination

Republicans Grapple With the Rand Paul Conundrum

Omaha World Herald: Storms hit metro area; 16th and Ames being evacuated

Biker Gang to Protect Maya Angelou's Funeral from Westboro Protest

City to add 39,500 public school seats over the next five years

City's libraries ask for $65 million budget boost to open branches six days a week

U.S. Marshals Seize Cops’ Spying Records to Keep Them From the ACLU

UNBELIEVABLE: Effigy of President Obama found hanging from Missouri bridge

Santa Clarita Actor Fired, Show Cancelled After Gay Slurs, Fight During Show

Tinfoil Hat Alert! Sex Education Is An Evil Liberal Plot To Create… Democratic Voters?

Why did Billie Joe McAllister jump off the Tallahatchie Bridge?

Is this fucking nuts.???.. A Hitler Quote used by a religious group on a bill board in Alabama??

Republicans Offer $1,000 Reward For Voter Fraud Crimes That Haven't Been Committed Yet

Joint Chiefs Chairman: This Was 'The Last, Best Opportunity' To Free Bowe Bergdahl

Mike Malloy - Glenn Beck´s Dad Was Raped And Raped And Raped And Raped

2014 - We ‘hang’ blacks for drinking ‘white people only’ water

Voted for the first time today!

Google is taking another step towards an internet that can stand up to snooping from the NSA.

"GOP's EPA Attacks Discredited"

Reality Check Here, Please

Pink Dolphins, the Stuff of Myth, Get Rescue Plan

Pink Dolphins, the Stuff of Myth, Get Rescue Plan

Mike Malloy - Getting Godly With The Moron Ducks

ACLU comes out in opposition to the Udall Amendment


HOw critters see the universe and how we do....

Israel to annex parts of the West Bank in response to unity government

"President Obama at the gym behaved peacefully, culturally" (loosely translated)

It's hard being a Jewish American official

New York Man Freed After 17 Years in Prison for a Murder He Never Committed

Tea Bagger McDanial just edged past Cochran again.

Poll shows Brad Ashford neck and neck with Lee Terry

New U.S. Ambassador Swore Her Oath On an E-Reader

Iowa Hog Castrator Wins Iowa Repug Primary!!!

Protesters stage sit-in at NC Capitol

Why are Conservatives throwing around the "i" word?

It's been a long time since we've heard a Democrat give a speech like this!

Lambda Literary Awards go to best LGBT books

Gator Softball team National Champs.

Professor Richard Wolff's Economic Update: Myths of Capitalist Efficiency (audio link)

This True Story Of A Girl Adopted By Lesbian Parents Challenges All Kinds Of Prejudices

When the right isn't

Want to move this country forward? Let's do it.

D.C. adoption law draws lesbians from Va., other states to give birth here

Poll in Bergdahl's hometown paper running 98-2 against deal to secure his release

my grandson's father passed away today

"Republicans Delete Digital Praise of Bowe Bergdahl Release"

Baylor to take legal action to bar BAA from using university’s name, trademarks

Remember Special Prosecutor Ken Starr? He still loves lawsuits...

FL judge seeks anger management help after courthouse brawl (FL Supreme Ct to take action)

Maduro ends dialogue with opposition and is looking to initiate judicial action against State Dept.

Oregon insurer proposes double-digit premium cut

Maureen Dowd eats Colorado cannabis candy bar, unwise about dosage.

Polish NGO to Obama: Mass Surveillance is Not Freedom

WTF... Just when you thought you had seen it all.

Wolf leads Corbett by 25, PA supports gay marriage

Greg Mitchell: New Whistleblower Group Launching

6/7 Saturday. WAMM's Walk Against Weapons.. this year in Mpls at U of M (drones)

I hope it wasn't fertilizer.

Legal price tag for officials sued in John Doe probe nears $300,000

SF Muni sickout continues for 2nd day

Appeals Court to continue blocking Arizona abortion law

McCamy Reports: Bill Kristol’s Project for a NEW New American Century: “Liberate” Cuba’s Doctors

Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown - I've Got My Mojo Working

Ernst Wins Iowa Republican Primary for US Senate

Vermont leading the way, and a turtle punched over and over.

Orly Taitz fails in bid to be California attorney general

Roxcy Bolton honored for her work in women’s rights

Mystery candidate Cesar Chavez (D-Ariz.) defends campaign

Women’s rights group slams CUNY appointee for calling Gaga a ‘slut’

Dave Peiser

I'm a bit late taking a picture

Aquatarium Costs Rise - uh oh.... more trouble in Brockville

More Bad News For Hanabusa: Hawaii Democrats Are Especially Sensitive to Industrial Pollution

When Did The GOP Become The Unpatriotic Party?

CNN: Ukraine Air Force bombed center of Luhansk, killing eight

Ami Bera has won District 7

New Commandment discovered:

Mark Takano has won District 41

The Game of Thrones Viewer Release Form

Most Americans Think Snowden Did The Right Thing

25 years ago today, the butchers of Beijing slaughtered students demanding human rights and freedom

I miss goclark.

Ciu Jian - "Nothing to my Name" (Anthem of student activists in Tiananmen Square protests)

Herman Cain Would Run In 2016 If God Said He Would Allow It

Happy son-in-law day, DU!

Xavier Becerra has won District 34

Brown, Newsom, Harris prevail in California primary

Looks like Ted Lieu v. Elan Carr in District 33

NRA Fails To Stand Its Ground Against Open-Carry Gun Groups, Apologizes Hat In Hand

Marking 25th anniversary of China's Tiananmen Square takes creativity

FBI: Chamberlain had device 'designed to maim or kill'

COOL! Julia Brownley has won District 26

John Garamendi has won District 3

Okay. That one sounded like dynamite. Having fun with fireworks (illegal in Los Angeles)...

Mike Honda has won District 17

Lois Capps has won in District 24

Juan Vargas has won (BIG) in District 51

Horsford introduces bill to decriminalize marijuana

Zoe Lofgren has won (HUGELY) in District 19

Maxine Waters has won in District 43

Jared Huffman has won in District 2

x-post: Democrat Steven Horsford introduces bill to decriminalize marijuana

The Secret Service wants software that detects social media sarcasm.

Eric Swalwell has won in District 15

Jerry McNerney has won in District 9

Sam Farr has won in District 20

Paul Ruiz has won District 36

Grace Napolitano has won District 32

Brad Sherman has won District 30

Tony Cardenas has won District 29

Adam Schiff has blown out District 28

Putin TV (RT) & "frequent guest" Alex Jones presents gay bashing conspiracy theory

Judy Chu has won in District 27

Mike Thompson landslide in District 5

Doris Matsui huge victory in District 6

Nancy Pelosi wins big in District 12

Barbara Lee wins over 80% in District 13

Jackie Speier wins in District 14 GOOD!

Jim Costa wins in District 16

Anna Eshoo beat 3 Repukes in District 18

Key sophomore defenders booted from Aggies following arrests on charges of aggrava

Karen Bass wins in District 37

Linda Sanchez has won in District 38

Alan Lowenthal has won in District 47

Billy Hamilton, Reds run past Tim Lincecum, Giants

Scott Peters beat 3 Repukes in District 52

Susan Davis beat 5 Repukes in District 53

To sleep, perchance to dream

Suspect in custody in alleged assault of V. Stiviano

How to peel an apple

Colombian elections offer a chance for peace – or endless war

Judge Tells Florida Anti-Gay Groups Same-Sex Marriage Doesn’t Affect Them

The Other Cannabis War: The Battle Over Hemp

John McCain should keep his fucking mouth shut concerning our President’s Action concerning

Angela Merkel misses Millionaire 'phone-a-friend' call

John Oliver Skewers the Anti-Gay Marriage Crowd

Beating and arbitrary detention of human rights defender Mr José Guadalupe Ruelas García

Woman Arrested For Stealing A Bible From Walmart

John Oliver Crucifies General Motors over Recall Issue

Ukraine - What's Next? (Thom Hartmann)

The simplistic reductionism of "Is {Bergdah/Snowden/Manning} a Hero or a {Deserter, Traitor, etc.}"

Can I smoke Labrador in WA state now?!!!! Will they sell it in stores?!!!?

Band Stops Concert to Call Out ‘A**holes’ Seen Molesting Crowd-Surfing Teen Girl

Infrastructure Sticker Shock: Financing Costs More than Construction

GOOD MORNIN' !! Gospel music drives North Carolina woman to ax stepfather in the head

Ex-Counterterrorism Czar Richard Clarke: Bush, Cheney and Rumsfeld Committed War Crimes

FAIR: 'Muddying a Murky Picture': NYT's Ukraine Kremlinology

Very powerful response to the Bergdahl nonsense by a retired US Navy Chief Warrant Officer

A puppeh at her owner's grave:

could you make the more popular...


U.S. Dairy Farmers Threaten to Oppose TPP

Tropical Depression Boris trudges north towards Gulf of Mexico

The Rowan Tree

Stephen Colbert more effective than journalists at explaining campaign financing says study

Jon Stewart last night - tearing Fox a new one

TPP Agreement: A bad deal for access to medicines

#YesAllWomen Changes the Story of the Isla Vista Massacre

FCC Comment Page Buckles To Its Knees After John Oliver Asks Everyone To Comment

3 Ways the Destructive War On Afghanistan Will Continue Post-2014

Pope visits apartheid wall, touches it with his head

After Taking on the Creationist Crazies, Neil DeGrasse Tyson Takes Aim at 'Untouchable' Capitalists

VA Care: Still the Best Care Anywhere?

Taliban video shows handover of US soldier

Study links Iraq veterans’ respiratory problems to metallic dust from ‘burn pits’ at U.S. base

Three new ozone-depleting gases discovered in atmosphere

Here's the buzz: Omaha police officer single-handedly rounds up a gang of flying fugitives

More Than 500 Gitmo Detainees Released Under Bush, One Suspected In Benghazi Attack

When Union Density Goes Up, Income Inequality Goes Down.

Jebus Effin'Krist - does he look like he's in distress

Newly discovered cavefish - may explain evolutionary origins of Republicanism

Walmart faces fresh protests over workers' rights and conditions

Here’s How Much U.S. Summers Have Warmed Since 1970

Keep peeing in the pool?! Climate deniers lose their minds after new EPA rules

Poll: Public supports Obama plan to curb coal plant emissions

Is the Prisoner Swap Hysteria a sign of GOP War withdrawal Symptoms?

Major Companies Distance Themselves From U.S. Chamber Campaign Against Obama’s Climate Plan

Faced w/ Global Warming Threat, Obama fudges EPA Carbon Reduction

Obama says Ukraine's Poroshenko a 'wise selection'

9 Questions about the 1%, the Unemployed and why the one produces the Other

Mississippi GOP Senate primary race too close to call, Ernst wins in Iowa

Sign the petition thanking Obama for bringing Sgt. Bergdahl home

Baseball-size hail pelts Nebraska; forecasters warn of flooding

France surrenders to practicality, pays people to bike

Ukraine troops flee post in Luhansk after running out of ammunition

A Political Ramble: Part I

Going back in time.....

How to live wretched and small | By Mark Morford

The Indian miracle-buster stuck in Finland

rasputin1952 update

two tragic thigns about the prisoner release

Blatant Racism in Cheektowaga NY

What's for Dinner ~ Wednesday ~ June 4th

Angela Davis at Left Forum 2014

More Americans Oppose Edward Snowden's Actions Than Support Them

The New York Review of Books as Propagandist on Ukraine's Civil War

Laura Flanders, Cornel West, Chris Hedges and Richard Wolff/Left Forum 2014

Tomgram: Peter Van Buren, A Rising Tide Lifts All Yachts

Luckovich: Signs for any occasion

Glenn Greenwald ain't no liberal, and he ain't no Democrat.

Staples CEO on US Postal Workers: "It must be nice to have a job for life."

Stile: Did Christie dig far enough on GWB lane closings? Excellent summary of proceedings

Lost in a sea of right-wing madness

U.S. CO2 Output Projected to Be Above 1990 Level in 2030

California voters support plan to spend $600 million for homeless veterans

June 4: Today is Shavuot

Matt Miller, Which Hat Is He Wearing?

ARC of Appalachia Preserve System: Natural History and Earth Stewardship

New Film Decries The Return Of Debtors Prisons

Money and Second-Class Citizenship

U.S. Economy Added 179,000 Private-Sector Jobs in May, According to ADP National Employment Report.

When Global Warming Kills Your God

ARC of Appalachia annual women's retreat

Farfalle with salmon & leeks

Weather Sexism: People Don't Respect Female-Named Hurricanes

Homeschooling 'Expert': Sex-Ed is a Liberal Plot

NRA Apologizes For Calling Guns-In-Restaurants Crowd 'Weird'

Germany investigates alleged NSA Merkel phone tap

would you prefer Democracy to a National Security State?

Racism Lives On Under the Cover of 'Religious Freedom'

Science Daily - Rate Of Ocean Acidification Ten Times Faster Than Last Major Extinction-Level Event

Judge approves Sandusky investigative report; Corbett to have chance to respond

Matt Dillahunty debates Sye ten Bruggencate

31 Species Of SE Asian Snail, 10 Entirely New To Science, @ Least 1/3 Threatened Or Already Extinct

The way back machine delivers the LOLs.

The Bowe Bergdahl Story Is Right-Wing Crack

"There, we fixed it" - Republican Party

IEA Now Projects N. American Oil Decline From 2020 On - Too Bad About That "New Saudi Arabia" Thing

# Friuty-fruitcakes: American Spring Is Back! Ten People Yell 'Benghazi' at White House

Death Spiral of the Utilities, Part 3.5: Technology, not regulation, will kill coal fired power

CA Brown Pelican Reproductive Failure Under Way; "It's A Complete Failure To Breed" - Ornithologist

Can Bowe Bergdahl Be Tied to 6 Lost Lives?............ Facts Are Murky

When All Else Fades, Plastiglomerate Will Serve As Geological Evidence That Our Species Once Existed

Republicans Delete Digital Praise of Soldier Release

Father of Freed U.S. Soldier: "Nobody Can Relate to Guantánamo Prisoners More Than Our Family"

Help me out here...did Obama REALLY chant "in the name of Allah..." from the podium?

X-post from Environment & Energy: Death Spiral of the Utilities Part 3.5

5 countries with the widest wealth gaps

The best rant I've ever read. Period

Palin, GOP spit on returning-POW Bergdahl before all getting the facts

Fears Of World Cup Blackouts Grow In Brazil; Multiple Reservoirs @ Record Lows In Hydro-Heavy Grid

The end of fish

NSA whistleblower Snowden seeks Brazil asylum

Scott Walker Dishonors Marine; Betrays 1,000s of Imprisoned Innocents in Dereliction of Duty (MAL Co

Israel doctors won't force-feed Palestinians

California voters support plan to spend $600 million for homeless veterans

China state media calls for 'severe punishment' for Google, Apple, U.S. tech firms

Equality: You're doing it wrong

Make No Mistake, Risen Case Is a Direct Attack on the Press

Stewart Rips Fox: You'd Like Bergdahl's Dad If He Was In 'Duck Dynasty'

"The Shaky Moral Foundation that AE911Truth is Built Upon"

Laura Ingraham’s fear of children: Inside her latest xenophobic assault

People Magazine interviews Hillary Clinton, obsesses about her hair!

‘Truther’ Who Stole Sandy Hook Memorial Items Has Finally Been Arrested

Sharyl Attkisson’s principled quest to destroy what’s left of her credibility

Dianne Feinstein: WH "totally not following the law" in Bergdahl affair.

So what of the desertion accusation?

Ring of Fire: America’s Oil Train Calamity

A computer program to solve gerrymandering? Any thoughts?

If the 1930's had the economic climate of the 1950's, such that many young people had spending money

Anyone else noticed this?

Texas Tea Party Trustee With History of Anti-Muslim Remarks Asked to Resign by CAIR and Others

Most Americans struggle to save for retirement

Secular Invocation Delivered at Wheaton City Council Meeting

Top Ten Q&As About God, Jesus, the Bible & LGBT People

So if Sgt. Bergdahl deserted, why would he have to be released?

Bible School Uses Hitler Quote To Promote Education For Children

Report: Videos Showed Bergdahl's Rapidly Deteriorating Health

How did Alexander Shulgin become known as the Godfather of Ecstasy?

Wednesday Toon Roundup 1- Trade offs

Defend NSA Spying

Church of England bans clergy from joining BNP or National Front

Wednesday Toon Roundup 2- Changing the Climate

Wednesday Toon Roundup 3- Rock Throwing Party

I got a RAISE at work!!

Can We Save Net Neutrality?

NY man charged in racial attack on V. Stiviano, woman behind LA Clippers scandal

Wednesday TOON Roundup 4- The Rest

Marsha Blackburn (R-Stupid) just characterized the recently released Taliban

The Stunning Resurgence of Progressive Christianity

I see Extermist Ernst won

The vast nothing on a newbies computer...

All I can say is that you are uninteresting! An exchange with General Michael Hayden, ...

From Progress Iowa: Ernst

Do you wonder why many people broad-brush all cops as assholes?

The creepy bottom line of the right-wing position is that Bergdahl should have just been left to die

The Bowe Bergdahl Story Is Right-Wing Crack

The Gun Extremists have a new Target, and it's your local Target store

The Taliban "Dream Team" Has Not Dribbled A Ball In Thirteen Years

L.A. Stage Actor Confronts Heckler, Gets Fired (Updated)

Oliver North Of All People Blasts Obama For Financing Terrorist Orgs In Bergdahl Swap

Private Eddie Slovik died for Bowe Bergdahl's Sins....

Catholic and libertarian? Pope’s top adviser says they’re incompatible

Maureen Dowd Ate Too Much Pot In Denver And Freaked Out

Fox ‘expert’ links Bowe Bergdahl’s ballet dancing to Obama’s lack of ‘Americanism’

John McCain FLIP FLOPS on Bergdahl Prisoner Exchange

Germany's Fed Prosecutor opens investigation into NSA phone tap

About DiFi

The irony, the irony!

After longtime 911 dispatcher's death, York community grants her final wish (1 last ride)

Regarding the "In Memoriam" group...

Dennis Meadows: Collapse inevitable 2015-2020

1199 SEIU ends longtime deal with Senate Republicans

Republicans could totally impeach Obama if they wanted to!

Jake Tapper Calls Out John McCain's Changing Views On Bowe Bergdahl

Michael Grimm Blames Barack Obama For His Fraud Indictment

Repeat this often. The republican party and their base are spitting on an American POW for...

Wisdom from a coworker

The Tiny Transforming Apartment That Packs Eight Rooms into 420 Square Feet

NYCHA to Allocate Approximately 750 Units a Year to Homeless Families

US trade deficit at two-year high in April

Tuesday's storms: What got hit where (Marta and OS are A-OK)

Which D forum are you checking first? I'm slowly finding myself checking out

Republicans in Congress Delete Tweets Praising Sgt. Bergdahl Release

New Documentary Coming: Citzens Koch.

I can prove the VAST majority of repubs/cons dont care about the TROOPS, not just Obama

Reid: American politics is currently just a war between billionaires

Is there a support page for the Bergdahl family?

San Mateo County Sheriff's Deputy Kills 18-Year-Old Female in Half Moon Bay

Koterba toon: NE Gov. race

Dem leader assails GOP over soldier swap

Albany to Rensselaer: Casino site switch?

"The war on Amazon is Big Publishing's 1% moment. What about other writers?"

Claim of 800 children's remains buried at Irish home for unwed mothers

Apparently pot brownies cause double vision

Why is it wrong to call on the courts and Congress to rein in the NSA program?

Living to 100 and beyond

Dead or Meditating?

'Tony Perkins Claims ENDA Will Turn America Into Nazi Germany, Do Away With First Amendment'

Top state judges weigh local hydrofrack bans

Nigerian villagers 'killed in Boko Haram church attack'

NRA apology to Open Carry shows that the NRA is a gun marketing group, not a rights lobby

Bookends. The first POW to the last.

U.S. Marine Points Finger at NC Governor and Legislature

<<<<< Poll of the Finalists of the Seasonal contest >>>>> Theme is “Spring"

<<<<<Seasonal Finalists are up in GD >>>>> "Spring"

"Get out of EU," ex-French PM Rocard tells Britain

Anyone finding that more and more websites only work properly with specific browsers?

Tens of Thousands Join Hong Kong Tiananmen Rally

Ratio of incomes of the top 10% vs. bottom 10%: 16-1 in US, 13-1 in Russia, 6-1 in Ukraine, Sweden,

Unrepentant on Ukraine, Putin prepares to meet his critics

Germany announces 100m-euro makeover for Bundeswehr

Libyan general battling Islamists survives suicide attack

Video of Bergdahl release

It's time for a war on Aunt Jemima

Leland Yee got nearly 10 percent of the vote.

WTF happened to US currency?

Robert Reich: Inequality is the Civil Rights Issue of Our Time

A sailor says of Bergdahl: “There’s never been a SEAL captured or left behind. No. Exceptions. Ever.

Great Yarmouth dog on Ibuprofen chewed off own paw

I have to share this re: Oliver North criticizing Obama over Bergdahl

Did Repubs Set An Impeachment Trap For Obama With This Bergdahl Exchange?.....

Driller's Pain Is Railcar Owner's Gain

StoryCorps Takes On Its First LGBT Project

Rapid progress has been made in the year since the global Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) opened

6 militants killed, 3 Ukrainian troops injured

by Robert Reich

AI: Russia’s onslaught on protest

The Making of Led Zeppelin's 'Whole Lotta Love'

Tank Man

Gerrymandering Map

The right’s latest dirty Bergdahl trick: Pitting Clinton against Obama - By Joan Walsh

Scientists vindicate 'Limits to Growth' – urge investment in 'circular economy'

Ukraine says no humanitarian crisis, no U.N. resolution needed

Funny comic strip...

What kind of nationalism makes people happy? Ethnic or civic?

Bridge over Christina River, rt 495 closed-danger of collapse.

Public pulse letter: Carrying a gun doesn’t elicit respect

War time deserters: Eisenhower ordered one to be executed

Dear Mr Open Carry,

White Supremacist Prison Gang Members Sentenced for Murder of Fellow Inmate

Hilarious, sad: Dear Soldier: We Need Some Information In Case You’re Captured

"I am the face of A Heartbreaking Choice"

Woman Slaps Sister-in-law in Face with a Catfish

We could end up with Repuke vs. Repuke for controller.

Bowe Bergdahl's platoon didn't like him. That doesn't mean he's a traitor.

Indian girl, 13, becomes youngest to climb Everest

After much prayer and soul-searching, I have decided to announce

APNewsBreak: Data discrepancies in health sign-ups

Tactical training company started by ‘American Sniper’ Chris Kyle files for bankruptcy

The trade for Bergdahl should improve the chances

Secret trial plan for English court

Greenwald uses Bergdahl to hit Obama, Democrats

Asparagus patch,

Is it ironic that the farmers that voted for Joni Ernst yesterday

Neighbor's asparagus patch,

US House District 49 (Carlsbad *a.k.a. IssaLand a.k.a. Cali-bama)


Rockwood Vs. Sensenbrenner Is Now Official (Blogging Blue)

Some fun from the south of France.

What Democrats need to do now

a reminder for Republicans regarding AWOL soldiers,

Child Stabbing Raises Alarm About Web and Youths

Do we have a full list of R quotes that Berdahl must be released?

Selfishness and lying are virtues of today's republican party politicians

Mystery as residents of Russian town fall asleep for SIX DAYS at a time

PR team behind Bergdahl naysayers denies political hit job

NFL dropping Roman numerals for Super Bowl "L"

Slovak PM follows Czechs in ruling out foreign NATO troops

AP Exclusive: Western couple held in Afghanistan

Maureen Dowd is extremely naive or would drink any man under the table

Anyone here got a Nissan Leaf? If so, how do you like it? nt

Tiananmen anniversary marked at huge Hong Kong vigil

Somehow, Someone Stole A 1-Ton Statue Out Of Anita Bryant’s Yard

Capitalism in 'Murka: Bulletproof blankets for your kids.

LBJ, Reagan and the Great American Paradox

I'm taking nominations for the most obnoxious and/or self-indulgent songs ever.

Failed Senate candidate arrested for perjury, election fraud

‘we didn’t know that they were going to Swift Boat Bergdahl’

Thank you Bowe Bergdahl! The service you have provided me is invaluable.

Secession on 2014 CA Ballot

I have a question about Bergdahl's possible Courts Martial

The Rude Pundit: The NRA Apologizes…or Something

Wilson High School Principal Comes Out At Pride Celebration

Has Ed Schultz's radio show been taken off the air?

Wonkette: Texas School Board Lady Sorry She Got Caught Screaming About Muslim Getting Elected

Twitter praise for Bergdahl quickly deleted by Republicans

Astronomers discover first Thorne-Zytkow object, a bizarre type of hybrid star

So did this guy desert the imperialist army or not?

Belmont Post Position Draw...

Penny Mourdant's remarks on male parts

Hungary's right wing government cracks down on "liberal" NGO's.

I understand tolerating RandPaul supporters at discussionist...but....

Fake cop pulls over real cop, according to real cops

Wolf(D) thumps slumping Corbett(TEA)in Pennsylvania,

Right wing organizes bashing of American POW

Last of original group of Navajo Code Talkers dies

The Five

Politics Done Right on KPFT - False midterm election narrative, Gun control, & GOP fears realized

Jonathan Turley goes on Fox Newz...blasts Obama for the Bergdahl deal and compares him to Nixon

Rising water forces Omaha couple to evacuate home on 59th anniversary

Any Mac owing muscians using Pizzicato? X-posted from Mac group

The GOP says "We do leave Soldiers behind!"

Greek Golden Dawn leader says parliament is out to get him.

Article: "Law professor tells senators:If money is speech, outlawing prostitution is

The Crazy, Ingenious Plan to Bring Hippopotamus Ranching to America

Sky News video: Tiananmen: China lockdown for 25th anniversary

"You'll Need to Relearn How to Be a Person": A Letter to Bowe Bergdahl From a Fellow Former Hostage

Arizona Newspaper Accuses McCain Of Slow Response To VA Scandal

Former state Sen. Roy Goodman dies at 84

Didn't anybody at Fox News see Saving Private Ryan?

Now this guy here deserves a pro-athlete/entertainer's salary:

Drudge Suggests Hillary Is 'Holding A Walker' On People Magazine Cover

Mayor de Blasio promises hot dogs, performance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! if Rangers lose Stanley Cup in

After Bowe Bergdahl, what about Alan Gross?

Tarrus Riley ~ Sorry Is A Sorry Word

The breakfast taco has given way to -- breakfast pizza.

Ohio moves to redefine abortion to include some birth control devices.

What if we had "turned" one of the released Taliban prisoners?

Senate Labor Committee clears 'Boss Bill' for floor vote

Labeling Law Regarding Genetically Modified Foods Moves Closer To A Vote

Radio host to CA shooting victim’s dad: ‘Stupid son of a b*tch’ should give your kid a gun

Peace deal with FARC would mean end to Colombia’s obligatory military service: Santos

BERGDAHLZI, in a single image file...


Best place to buy RAM?

Jerry Brown’s demolition of Republican contenders highlights GOP’s woes in California

Airbus drops model 'space jet' (BBC)

Hate to say it, but I think the WH bungled the Bergdahl release announcement

Edge of Tomorrow looks to be a good movie (according to critics).

UFT Approves Nine-Year Contract for Teachers

Aaron Woolf speaks of enthusiasm for tourism, manufacturing in north country

Good news: To protect service members, Defense Department plans broad ban on high-cost loans

Church youth group produces "slapstick" video for 7th graders, gets predictable backlash

I don't know if Obama did the right thing. (Trading prisoners)

My boss had an idea about Gitmo, it's either crazy or brilliant. Gitmo is in Cuba, right?

San Jose Police Officer Accused of Stashing Marijuana in Storage Unit

De Blasio ‘not satisfied’ with pace of NYCHA cameras

Santos campaign accuses police of meddling in Colombia’s elections

Idiots at work

6th Graders Seeking Payment for Taking Common Core Field Tests

"Why I left the GOP?"

Queens teacher charged with 2nd sexual relationship with student

Under Bush: 600 Gitmo Detainees Were Released Including One Suspected in the Benghazi Attack (Video)

NRA objects to the word "shootings" being used when people get shot

When your house is burning down you should brush your teeth

More than 100 gang indictments in Harlem housing complex raids

Perhaps there is a use for Facebook

US alerts its citizens about increased risks of travel to Venezuela

Idaho hometown of newly freed soldier cancels planned celebration

BAT SHIT CRAZY: Bryan Fischer: Bergdahl Release Offers More Proof Obama 'Is Secretly A Muslim'

My trip to Valencia will probably happen despite being put on indefinite hold last fall...

D oh! Fake Florida cop tries to pull over real Florida cop, gets arrested

U.S. High Court Refuses to Halt Gay Marriages in Oregon

Crisp Cucumber Salsa:

GOP has only this two words in mouth: IMPEACH OBAMA!!!!!!!!

"Team No Hoes"

Wow, I'm amazed.

"No Thanks" ... best Homeland Security checkpoint refusals ever

Change of tune on HuffPost re Bergdahl..

Lawmakers Push Back Against Administration’s Failed Latin America Policy

Summer lecture series at the Great Serpent Mound, Adams Co., Ohio

Lawmakers Push Back Against Administration’s Failed Latin America Policy

National Republicans say they are 'all in' for Cochran

Last of Navajo World War II ‘code talkers’ dies in New Mexico

Bowe Bergdahl's Hometown Cancels Celebration.

OK, that is strange.

Roundup: Damage is so widespread that some insurers rate the storm as catastrophic

US Marshals Seize Copies of Local Cell Phone Tracking Records Requested by ACLU

Harry Reid Calls Out GOP For Worrying Bowe Bergdahl Release Will Be Seen As Obama Victory

Keystone XL is an Easy Terror Target Says Retired Navy SEAL Chief

Things that make you go ARRRGGHHH!!

Radio host to CA shooting victim’s dad: ‘Stupid son of a b*tch’ should give your kid a gun

Georgetown prize aims to be 'Super Bowl of energy efficiency'

If Banks MUST keep their CDSs here's a way to remove the risk of another housing bubble

Republicans Frantically Scrub Their Praise Of Bowe Bergdahl

Tatboy signs for over $110m, record $61m guaranteed, for 6 years.

How can you still be a Republican? How can you look in the mirror?

Incredible Racist Rant by Mother of 2 children at a Dollar Store..!!!!!

Thom Hartmann: Our Militarized Police Tossed a Stun Grenade at a Baby

Court to censure Montana judge over rape comments

Thom Hartmann: Is the Greenhouse Gas Rule a Good Step?

Appeals courts in Chicago holds highly unusual 'secret' session

ACK! Citing Concern For The Poor, GOP Senators Ask Obama To Ax EPA Climate Rule

Question for "Game of Thrones" Fans. Would you like to see a movie prequel?

Largest Artificial Reef Underway Off Yucatan

Largest Artificial Reef Underway Off Yucatan

In the 26th Senate race, Allen and Fluke move on to General Election

The new euro parliament and perspective for the experiment termination

Senor Prank: Santa Barbara high school students hire Mariachi band to follow Principal...

Ga. State Senator Wants Feds To Probe Police Raid That Critically Injured Baby

"What People Don’t Understand About the Bergdahl Deal"

MS Tea Party President breaks into courthouse after election, locks self in.

The VA Scandal Proves We Need Four More Years of Obama

German Nuclear Waste May Be Headed to South Carolina Site.

an elegant solution to the writing irrationally high risk mortgages only to securitize (flip) them

Putin on Clinton: ‘It’s Better Not to Argue With Women’

Assad Declared Landslide Victor In Wartime Syrian Election

Rebels in Eastern Ukraine Capture Government Posts

28 Percent Of Americans Believe The Bible Is The Literal Word Of God

"The GOP’s Grifter Problem"

Canada: Electric car with massive range (1,000 miles) in demo by Phinergy, Alcoa

City pushes undocumented youth to apply for federal benefits

FUN TREAD! Satire. The best(fic) Faux-News RW style Obama/Hillary bashing hashtag

Who is Bowe Bergdahl? - Life of the U.S. Soldier captured by the Taliban in Afghanistan:

Obama Captured On Video Working Out In Hotel Gym

Lots more people responsible for the unnecessary deaths of soldiers than a depressed private

"Anyone Who Says Russia is Losing in Ukraine Doesn't Understand How the Game Is Played"

Beyond Snowden: New Group to Clear a Path for More Whistleblowers

How Cheetos Are Made

WTF?!? Tea Partier Locked In Courthouse With Ballots On Election Night

MED PAGE TODAY - HypeWatch: Does Wi-Fi Really Disturb Fetal Brains?

"REPORT: Wal-Mart Heirs Give Next To Nothing To Their Charitable Foundation"

Colombia’s electoral council urged to investigate Zuluaga for spending irregularities

The lamest generation...

Strawberry bush

Petition Needs DU Love, a Call to Renew Emergency Unemployment Compensation, Congress Needs to Act

Gilded female figure gives a glimpse of the Viking Age

Lawyer for Military Deserters: Bowe Bergdahl Should Get Honorable Discharge

Ireland Elects First Openly Pagan Councillor

Any Veterans around?

Smile, Baby! A New Study Shows How Often Women and Gay Men Are Sexually Harassed on the Street.

Remains of an Iron Age settlement discovered (Scotland)

Why Was the FBI Investigating Michael Hastings’ Reporting on Bowe Bergdahl?

Crows attack conservative talk show host

Saw my first two general election attack ads...

Plane Landings on This Island Are Insane!

A word about Safe Haven Groups

U.S. Rejects Netanyahu's Concerns: Palestinian Gov't Isn't Backed By Hamas

President Obama caught on camera working out in hotel gym (VIDEO)

Got a sign that we need a Mr. Scorpio "six degrees" game. Was watching an episode

Scientists warn against China's plan to flatten over 700 mountains

One species to rule them all, giant crocodile fossil discovered in northern Colombia

Latest GOP scheme to kill Saturday mail delivery killed in Congress

Zoo Vet Mistakes Employee In Gorilla Suit For An Actual Ape, Shoots Him With Tranquilizer

The drive to privatize US veterans’ health care

Tracks In The Sand

Bowe Bergdahl's Hometown Cancels Celebration

22 people got sick from swimming through cow manure. Who would have thought?

Some thing I found interesting about public opinion of our government from July 2014 Consumer Report

Planned Parenthood closes two Iowa clinics

New York City's soda ban bubbles up to the state's highest court

On March 15, 1973 I was on the flight line at Clark Air Base in the Republic of the Philippines.

Planned Parenthood announces closure of three Portland-area health clinics

So, even WGN has had enough...

Keystone XL Would Be Highly Vulnerable To Terrorist Attacks Which Could Affect Millions Of Americans

49 Years Ago, the Door Opened For Women’s Reproductive Rights. We Can’t Go Back Now.

Officials in Bergdahl’s Town Deluged With Hateful Right Wing Phone Calls

California Chrome is 3-5 favorite

Charles Pierce: The Bergdahl Chronicles: Welcome Home, Creep

Hudl extends $10K hiring bonus for product team through June

Court limits judge’s say over $285M Citigroup deal

Vancouver city council votes against oil terminal

Central(ish) London: $1230/month for apartment where the external door hits the bed

Norman Goldman has declared that "Gate" will no longer be used and from now

Freedom Outpost website does complete reversal re: Bergdahl

Maureen Dowd's Eating Disability

Workers At McDonald's Decided To Take Their Case To Shareholders. This Is What Democracy Looks Like!

Wisconsin: Walker Floats Stupidest Jobs-Promise Fail Excuse

NYSUT president: No early endorsement for Cuomo

93 Year-Old Is Turned Away From Voting Due to New Voter ID Laws in Alabama.

A hero has passed...

Ask New Zealand to do more to help the last 55 Maui dolphins ... please!

Mitch McConnell -Not my job to create jobs

Check out this GD post...

Bubble Butt Corgi Twerk