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Archives: July 23, 2014

Chris Hayes on the coverage of Gaza

[SPOILER ALERT] Ted Cruz bites back at ‘True Blood’

Things I Learned from #WomenAgainstFeminism

Jury hands New Braunfels Utilities a $27.6M win against LCRA

Riding shotgun taken to a new level.

Hungry, NOISY Kittens!

White House To Tweak Birth Control Coverage Rule For Nonprofits

Selfie toast - it's now a thing

*Rula Jebreal coming up on Chris Hayes show.

Peek at desert home that Obama's rumored to be buying

Lambda Legal: The Status of your State

An Open Letter to Hillary Clinton

Fort Wayne City Council Passes More Extreme “Right-to-Work” Bill Than State Enacted

Why Today's Obamacare Ruling (in the Appeals Court) Is Such A Big Deal

Fort Wayne City Council Passes More Extreme “Right-to-Work” Bill Than State Enacted

Re: possession

It's time to start proceeding directly to Single Payer...

Hundreds of Birds Were Needlessly Poisoned at a Texas Airport

Over the Rainbow

Naomi Wolf walked out of synagogue when they had nothing to say about Gaza massacre

Kirsten Powers: (Border) children's stories

U.S. Senate Sets $225 Million for Israel's Iron Dome in Emergency Bill

NASA's Fermi finds a 'transformer' pulsar

Mandatory Tuesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Duesday, Best of Malloy & a new Kittehs gif

The female Palestinian journalist who blasted MSNBC was just on Chris Hayes

CBO – Still Pushing Deficit Scaremongering Propaganda

Obama Administration to Unveil Stricter Fuel Regulations for Trains: WSJ

Lost in the Fifties- Another Time, Another Place video

I don't know about anyone else but I'm getting tired of the Russia conflict being

"Eliot Spitzer Is Back With New Website To Hold Financial Analysts Accountable"

Video: Patrick Cockburn 'IS did not act alone' in Iraq and Syria

US Jews occupy Israeli army support office in NY in civil disobedience action

Was With A Crowd Cheering As Obama Arrived in Seattle Today!

One of Perry, Gohmert, Patterson, Abott Good friend booted again.

About that Expedia "This is the Summer" ad.. Shouldn't they be paying royalties

I made someone laugh out loud today.

Job posting from an ally in Vermont

Job posting from an ally in Vermont

"Bachmann says she may make another presidential bid"

Two dogs and ice cream

Al-Jazeera Gaza offices evacuated after direct hit by Israeli fire

How the West Bank was domesticated

US drone strike kills 11 people (must be 'militants') in Pakistan

Federal monitor ordered for Newark police for civil rights violations

Since somebody brought up Ted Nugent, we need some catnip fever.

Russia Questions Ukraine And US Over Malaysian Airlines #Mh17 Crash In Eastern Ukraine

Pro-Gaza protests worldwide tainted by anti-Semitism; Calgary organizer to apologize for violence

Here's what some NY cops are saying about Eric Garners death

Tel Aviv Flight Ban Removes Link for New York Jews

Israel's Military Might Is Tested by Hamas' Stamina: Experts

The way things are going, this is going to be my new mantra! Be warned!

Former President Jimmy Carter: ‘Israeli Troops Should Withdraw From Gaza’

Politics Done Right on KPFT - Return to moral policies

Wow oh wow, I was shocked but not shocked.

176 million workers around the globe (ceasefire in the fighting between Israel and Palestinians)

It's no secret that Democrats have a turnout problem. It's bad.

RimJob, Just Bless His Lil'ole Heart...

"I wasn't speeding, I was qualifying."

AIPAC Is the Only Explanation for America's Morally Bankrupt Israel Policy

Is the self-styled leader of the Catholic Church a bigot or not?

Omaha Steve labor posts on the DU 7-22-14

Omaha Steve labor posts on the DU 7-22-14

Celebrating an unsung hero (Debra Desrosiers)

Tony Abbott achieves the impossible: unity among economists

Dudes! Jack Kingston just lost his bid for a Senate nomination

Frontline Tonight.

Brooklyn activist is selfie-ish about nabes [anti-gentrification]

Let's make a LIST of all the BENEFITS TO PUTIN of the Malaysian airliner tragedy in Ukraine

Auditor General finds PA Envi Protection is understaffed to watch over fracking industry

A Child of the Slum Rises as President of Indonesia - the World's 3rd Largest Democracy.

Craigslist Dog Killer Jason Brown Tortured, Dismembered Five Dogs He Bought Through Website

Success! S.C. Dog Dragger is Convicted of Felony Animal Cruelty, Gets 10+ Years (story & courtvideo

'No safe place for civilians' in Gaza, says UN, as child death toll reaches 149

Anyone else have Sarah Palin flashbacks when they see

Kaila Love - "You Wouldn't Know" (Write Home)

Thank you Lawrence O'Donnell: Season 7 of the West Wing - Why is liberal a bad word?

New noisy neighbors moved in....Coyotes...

US tracked missile that brought down Malaysian Airlines Flight 17

Labor of Love: How The American Labor Movement Is Securing LBGT Equality

Labor of Love: How The American Labor Movement Is Securing LBGT Equality

Another one

Bloomberg to travel to Israel on El Al

Where is Childhood Homelessness Getting Worse?

David Perdue is declared the winner over Jack Kingston

Fuck You Tony Dungy

Perry Boosts Presidential Stature by Using Troops for No Reason

Black Woman Launches Online Fundraiser To Raise Money To Gain ‘White Privilege’

USCCB whining again because they want the freedom to discriminate!

Real estate heir charged for urinating on candy

Joy

#WeAreN Hashtag Stands In Solidarity With Iraqi Christians Under Attack

Murder suspect 'presumed dead' after 2 Edinburg officers wounded in La Joya shootout, standoff

Is this pic something you would consider displaying on a wall in your home?

"We cannot kill the desire of the Palestinian people to live in freedom."

Watch Deluded Immigration Protesters Display Stunning Ignorance! Warning...Puke factor

Obama arrives in Bay Area for fundraiser

***FRUIT RECALL*** Listeria possibility. Trader Joe's, Costco, Wal-Mart...

Phobias Workshop

Human smuggling ring busted - Mathis PD, federal agencies grab 49 illegals, 8 vehicles seized

Rolling Stone: Confessions of a Liberal Gun Lover

Movie Cats Supercut Is Proof We've Reached Peak Internet

Palestinian Journalist Rula Jebreal challenges MSNBC on biased reporting and it's proven on air

Resolved? Hillary Clinton is a Liberal Democrat

Human Smuggling Industry Booms on Border - $6.6 Billion a year earnings

Pat Oliphant - Poor Little Sheep

Mexican official: Central American children no threat to Texas

US arrests 192 on immigrant-smuggling charges in Texas, seizes $625,000 in 'Operation Coyote'

Former Cowboys RB Robert Newhouse dies at 64

Cal Thomas says US should Cut Aid to Palestinians

Ted Cruz bares fangs at ‘misogynist’ True Blood episode mocking him

David Perdue wins (GA) Republican Senate nomination

Bloomberg jets to Israel in defiance of flight ban

Plan for Young Migrants at Impasse in Congress

Louisiana parents, teachers, charters sue to get the Common Core back on track

Georgians Choose Millionaire Newcomer Perdue In GOP Senate Runoff

MH17: Ukraine MPs Fight In Parliament Following Decision To Call Up Extra Border Troops

One Of My Repub Neighbors - Staunch Repub - Fought Against ACA & Eventually Bought Into It Says.....

Four minutes of terror in Gaza

I Want YOU

"Weird Al" Yankovic - First World Problems

Revolutionary Biotech May Offer HIV Cure

McLennan County deputies get $2 million in lawsuit settlement

Buddhist Beliefs: The Four Noble Truths

I'm going to be starting Emdr soon

Posey extends game in 9th, Crawford lifts Giants in 14th

I admire that these kids from Central America still want to come to the USA despite the fact...

Gaza girls flee shells in Shujaiyeh, killed in place deemed safer

How the Mexican Drug Trade Thrives on Free Trade

Ahaa! I see what the anti-immigration folks are worried about

Meet the New GOP Prototype for Enriching Local Elites While Ramming Christian Right Dogma into Law

VA nominee: 'Change can be achieved'

Right-Wing Militias Are Thriving — and the Media Won’t Talk About It

God Told Her That YOU Should Pay For Her Law Degree

Hightower: Is Citigroup's $7 Billion Fine Bogus?

Greek Orthodox church in Gaza shelters Muslims fleeing war

Kiss lick moan iWatch | By Mark Morford

The Drought Is So Bad California Wants To Hire 'Water Cops'

Human Rights Group Say US-Bound Migrants Face Torture And Other Horrors In Mexico

How Silicon Valley Millionaires Stole Progressivism

Text Senate resolution supporting Israel's right to self defense

China-Venezuela oil refinery builds petrochemical zone

Good morning. Happy squee!

The strange relationship between global warming denial and … speaking English

Judicial harassment of journalists and social communicators

LIVE UPDATES Kerry arrives in Israel to meet with Netanyahu, Abbas

A Parody of Populism

William Melvin "Bill" Hicks

Neo-Nazi group banned in Germany's Bavaria state

The Navy's $34 Billion 'Ship Of The Future' Will Be Modified, If Not Replaced

If She Doesn’t End Up In Prison Michele Bachmann Says She May Run For President in 2016

Lack of International Pressure Permits Endless Assault on Gaza

ASS HAT BULLYBOY: Border Patrol agents hold Iowa Boy Scouts at gunpoint for taking a picture of them

Maine Gov. LePage complains: Housing eight immigrant kids is a ‘huge burden’

Hamas to the world: Gaza has decided to break its siege .

China plans super collider

Germany is #1 in the World for Energy Efficiency. US: #13

Letter from Gaza by a Norwegian doctor

Meet the New GOP Prototype for Enriching Local Elites While Ramming Christian Right Dogma into Law

Netanyahu’s ‘Telegenically Dead’ Comment Is Grotesque but Not Original

Dispute over 'bonkers' EU energy savings plan

Ground Zero For US Fuel Cell Bus Initiative: Altoona

Failed robber sues pizzeria he held up, CLAIMS HE IS THE TRUE VICTIM

You shoot down an airliner, we still sell you arms

Spotify, Pandora and how streaming music kills jazz and classical

GE: Fuel cell startup could spark a revolution. New FC uses Stainless Steel instead of Platinum

Start 'em early...

Gaza families plead for evacuation amid battle

China bubonic plague death: Town of 30,000 placed in quarantine after man dies

Buddhism (Video)

Response to the BASIC report

UN's (top human rights official) Navi Pillay warns of Israel Gaza 'war crimes'

Big Lie: America Doesn't Have #1 Richest Middle-Class in the World...We're Ranked 27th!

Why the Left needs to talk about Reagan

Border Patrol agents hold Iowa Boy Scouts at gunpoint for taking a picture of them

Only In #Wisconsin!!-but GAB rejected #GovWalker-#Republican camera's in voting cites:

Costa Concordia is towed away to Genoa for scrap

Omaha rabbi from Beth El Synagogue is in Israel amid war

How a town in Maine is blocking an Exxon tar-sands pipeline{IMAGES}

Identity: Being Asian American

Guy builds biggest fart machine ever, plans to fart at France with it

Identity: Being Asian American

Hot Kale, Cold Kale

Love Charm for St. Faith's Day

Do NOT say Hello To me..

Obama’s VA nominee promises corporate-style discipline under his watch

UN Development Goals Contain No Mention Of GHG Cuts, Global Temperature Increases

Chrysler to recall up to 792,300 SUVs for ignition problem that plagued GM

The Bible's a mess, but a designer is fixing it

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson has introduced his gun control legislation; read it here

Maine Gov. LePage complains: Housing eight immigrant kids is a ‘huge burden’

San Francisco cracks down on homeless: Sleep in train station, go to jail

AP: Israel, Hamas battle over public opinion online

NCLR President: GOP Will Lose White House If Attitude On Child Refugees Continues

UN Human Rights Commissioner accuses Israel

DOJ Trains AUSAs to Chase Mice While Lions Roam the Campsite

Crashing The Heartland Deniers' Conclave In Vegas - A Ship Of Fools Stranded On Sand

Nurse-midwife who won't prescribe birth control sues family planning center that didn't hire her

Ali Abunimah, from whose Electronic Intifada I am not allowed to post, is on Democracy now

Ali Abunimah, from whose Electronic Intifada I am not allowed to post, is on Democracy now

Scott Walker's campaign-funded legal fees top $1 million since 2012

Wednesday Toon Roundup 1- Unwanted Children

In June, Arctic Ice Loss 2nd-Fastest In Satellite Record; For July, Melt Rate Up 21% Over Average

More than 100 other cases challenging health care law are in the courts

Wednesday Toon Roundup 2- hatred concentrated

(talkpoverty.org) Raising the Minimum Wage: Get Local

Wednesday Toon Roundup 3- Putin's fingerprints

Wednesday Toon Roundup 4- The Rest

Kerry Cites Progress In Gaza Cease-Fire Talks

Is the New BRICS Bank a Challenge to US Global Financial Power?

Does happiness index reveal much of Mitch McConnel's problem with voters?

UN Rights Chief Warns Of Israel-Gaza War Crimes

Do NOT say Hello to me..

Do we really need to use deodorant?

Aunt Molly Jackson: folk musician, midwife, union activist

Holocaust survivor speaks out for Gaza. Amazing statement.

A Sacred Obligation at the Wise, Virginia Health Fair

The Federal Government

Thank You Ken Cuccinelli for Working to Ensure a Democratic U.S. Senate in 2015!

MSNBC Contributor Accuses Network Of 'Biased' Coverage Toward Israel

2 Ukrainian jet fighters shot down in rebel-held region

“We don’t want politicians who’ve gotta be cajoled”: Keith Ellison unloads to Salon

I'm tired of the xenophobic comments of

Neil deGrasse Tyson exclusive: “I don’t know what kind of democracy that is, if you’re gonna cherry-

Rise of the Christian left: Why the religious right’s moment may be ending

Letter from Gaza by a Norwegian doctor, "this,THIS cannot continue."

Dilma Rousseff 38% support

Luckovich: Gaza peace plan

China secures Venezulan oil and gold deals, as President visits L.America

I believe I can fly...

Has AFSCME Found the Cure to Harris v. Quinn?

Venezuela moves to empty Tower of David skyscraper slum

Has AFSCME Found the Cure to Harris v. Quinn?

Do NOT say hello to me..

China detains employees of suspect meat seller

The Right's Inflammatory Reaction to the Border Crisis

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.: Still an antivaccine crank after all these years

BAT SHIT CRAZY: According to a Rasmussen poll, 61% of Republicans aren't sure if Obama is a citizen

This is what a three-story, $500K closet looks like

W.Va. customers’ health insurance subsidies in peril

TransAsia airline crashes in Taiwan

Nick Di Iorio, longshot GOP candidate for Congress, signed to star in reality show

Cuomo’s Office Hobbled State Ethics Inquiries

Juan Cole: Gaza War Devastates Israeli Tourism Revenue, Points to Fragile Apartheid Future

Does WGN glamorize atomic bomb and justifiy death in "Manhattan" ?

Meet The Retail CEO So Popular That Thousands Of Workers Staged A Revolt When He Was Fired

For Elise

US Border Patrol Pull LOADED Guns & Detain Boy Scout Troop For Taking A Picture

Report: Plane Crashes in Taiwan, Killing 51 People

24 arrested in North Texas human trafficking sting

Hundreds of Marijuana Arrests One Month After Decriminalization in Philadelphia

White House Website Includes Unique Non-Cookie Tracker, Conflicts With Privacy Policy

Home-Rentals Wall Street Made Say Grow or Go: Real Estate

"I need birth control. Why Do You?"

‘Obama hates business’ is an idiotic distraction. Also: It’s wrong.

California: Full-contact youth football practices restricted

The Stupidest Primary of 2014 is Over

UPDATE: Employees of a supermarket chain in New England are taking down a corporation

Drinking Water Systems Draw Federal Concerns

I have a doctor's appointment today and I just wanted to say

VOICE

Media Consortium Plans More Exit Polling in Texas

Last old man with a clamshell flip phone

Mayor Murray Instructs SPD Not to Evict Disabled Veteran from West Seattle Home

If we are serious about saving the disappearing middle class...

Toles on The Housing Recovery

D.C. scraps climate art installation, says it sends the wrong message

Isabella Acevedo: the immigration minister's cleaner stuck in Yarl's Wood-must read

Can you help me identify this bug?

For civilians fleeing in Gaza, escape options are few

Cold smoker. I want one of these.

Israeli Human Rights Spokesperson: Attacks on Civilians Unjustifiable

China censors squash giant inflatable toad reports

Booman Tribune: Here's what the final collapse of the Republicans will look like.

Papantonio: Rick Perry's Border Control Blunder

US Air Force to launch new surveillance satellites

Young MH17 victim has eerie premonition of crash (warning: sad / depressing / tragic)

Great Cartoon: Hobby Lobby joins a cult!

Venezuelan conspiracy theories a threat to critics

I'm (Asian) American - Douglas Kim

"Quit Fucking Asking Me Questions: A Refresher Course"

I'm (Asian) American

Historic Win in Maine’s Battle Over Tar Sands

Obama Administration to Announce Stricter Oil Train Safety Standards

What's for dinner, Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

Phoenix residents, Steve Huff needs you.

Venezuela opposition leader on trial today...

GM scraps European version of Chevy Volt

Some good news about Meet the Press formally called Meet the Republicans

MUSIC OF COAL: Mining Songs from the Appalachian Coalfields

Success proposes to dominate NYC’s charter landscape

TRUCKER'S BREAKFAST

Apple installed security backdoors on 600 million iPhones, iPads

Boycott Eden Foods

"When one of us is martyred, we say that his life is precious"

Pol to CSPAN caller: Skip Fox News

City owed $1.5B in uncollected judgments

Uh oh,David Gregory Hit With Yet More Gloomy Reports About 'Meet The Press'

Nigerian atheist’s case isn’t just about religion

We used to send aid to people in countries torn apart by the ravages of WW2

"Here's How The U.S. Sparked A Refugee Crisis On The Border, In 8 Simple Steps"

Nurses, 1199 take up anti-Keystone cause

How To Make Saag Recipe - Someone's In The Kitchen With Audra

Remember Andrew Thomas? Heeeeee's BACK!

The arms trade and Israel’s attack on Gaza

Debunking Myths About Why Central American Children Are Migrating

BBC Arabic reporter attacked on air outside Gaza & shots fired into Al Jazeera office

Israeli ambassador shrugs off Kerry's hot-mic moment

Cuomo critics charge illegality after Times' Moreland expose

Bernie Sanders: Health Care is a Right

Fox & Friends Concerned That Emergency Services Respond To 911 Calls From Non-Citizens

Controversial Facebook page targets ‘fatties’ of California community

Give thanks for the rational of the earth - the Dutch say they are mourning their dead

Ted Nugent fires back at 'vermin' who want Oshkosh show canceled

Revealed: the Palestinian children killed by Israeli forces

I just found this image, Rick Perry and Sean Hannity posing with a maching gun on the Rio Grande

Pic Of The Moment: Michele Bachmann Says She May Run For President Again

Montclair and Ted Nugent: The Show — And Protest — Will Go On

Astorino’s outside job leads to questions about Westchester Ethics Board

Battleground Georgia

Aliens Will Go To Hell

2014 elections set to field more loons who are even crazier than in 2010

Bratton on Eric Garner Death: ‘I Personally Don’t Think That Race Was a Factor’

Someone Reminded Idaho Tribe Who Ted Nugent Is, So They Cancelled His Concert

What happened to our jury count on our profile page?

Broncos Owner Gives Up Control of Team Due to Alzheimer’s disease

Christians at the Border -

Jury Question -

MUST READ: Jews see need to defend themselves in France

Giants broadcaster Mike Krukow fighting through muscle disease

Sarah Palin blames speeding ticket on Sammy Hagar

Darth Vader Polls Higher Than Hillary

Cuomo now challenging Teachout’s residency

Auschwitz survivor on Gaza

Obama orders Pentagon advisers to Ukraine to fend off Putin-backed rebels

Tropical Storm Matmo lashes China, Invest 91E moves west, and TD2 dissipates

Rachel Maddow - Anti-choice protests put New Orleans on alert

This Is How Much More Your Health Insurance Could Cost If Two Republican Judges Get Their Way

Emma Tenayuca = Mexican-American labor rights activist

Architect Files Construction Permits for 5 Pointz Replacement; Demolition Set to Begin in One Week

A ban on new church construction angers Sudanese Christians

Property taxes could pay for $25 billion Delta tunnels without public vote

Face of Either Karl Marx or God Appears in Cloud in England

Rachel Maddow - Hidden camera records awkward political spies

"New Anti-Abortion Legislation Requires Doctors To Scale 18-Foot Wall Surrounding Clinic"

Atheism gets its own TV channel in the US – a shot in the dark or a sign of changing times?

Venezuela's President Denies Role in Canceling TV Show Critical of Him

Homeowners' Associations can't fine brown lawns, but cities can

"Pigs get fat; hogs get slaughtered."

AP source: Thieves got into 1K StubHub accounts

Another Chance to Be Human

New Obamacare contraception rule for religious groups in the works

De Blasio Embraces Capri, Even While Avoiding Its Limelight.

4-year-old banned from Connecticut doughnut shop

NY TIMES: Israel bombs building where it urged Palestinians to take shelter

Papal Astronomer: Real Science Is Not the Realm of Atheists or Egoists

GOP Candidates in New Hampshire Celebrate Potential Tax Hike on Granite State Working Families

by Robert Reich

Fracked Gas "Bomb Trains" - Steve Horn Discusses The Latest Developments

Jeremy Scahill: The One Party State, The War Party

India doctors remove 232 teeth from boy's mouth

I put a Dallas Cowboys sticker on my broken vacuum

Things my Grandmother used to say about money

The Rude Pundit: Taking a Mental Health Break, Leaving You in Good Hands

Just Ducky- Georgia set to send another t-bagger nutcase to Congress

A Bridge In Georgia

DAMN!! I love Tom Hartman but he's letting rightwing trolls

2014CV30833 ORDER Denying Stay

FAA Extends Travel Ban to Israel for Another 24 Hours

The single best piece of music I ever wrote.

We are Israeli reservists. We refuse to serve.

Liberman to Ban: Israel outraged over UNRWA turning over rockets to Hamas

Casting I can get behind. Rock = Captain Marvel (Shazam!!!!!)

Exclusive: Ukraine rebel commander acknowledges fighters had BUK missile

Netroots 2014: A Conversation with Progressive Leaders

Sierra Leone's chief Ebola doctor contracts the virus

Peace?

11 parents of Nigeria's abducted girls die

It looks like it's time again. Where do you stand politically?

The First Film Footage of Palestine circa 1896

Hurting the innocent as a political tactic......enough about the judges. Focus on the litigators

U.S. swaps regulator O'Malia to head bank lobby group

Moneybomb This Week. Here's Why.

N.Y. congressman revives bill to equip U.S. airliners with anti-missile protection

(Gov.) Edwin Edwards (D-Louisiana) Will Live Forever

Malaysia jet victims' bodies arrive in Netherlands

Belgian watchdog complains over ‘no Jews allowed’ cafe sign

The sadness hanging over The Netherlands right now has reached my office at home...

Ted Nugent lashes out at ‘unclean vermin’ after Idaho Native American tribe cancels his concert

UN rights council to form commission of inquiry over Israeli 'war crimes' in Gaza

Rock Legend Tom Petty Slams Catholic Church And Conservative ‘Christians’ For Un-Christian Behavior

Today's topic du jour is body odor, I guess - as a gay man,

...NYCLU labor groups push Gov. Cuomo to veto bill making police discipline a union matter

In St. Louis Dem Primary, Labor Needs to Unseat a Shockingly Anti-Union Incumbent

Ukrainian separatist leader pretty much admits rebels used Russian missile on MH17

Jane Alexander's Bird-Watching Tips

Brian McLaren (pro-gay Christian) responds to an anti-gay Christian

July 23, 1966: jet-powered RDC sets the North American rail speed record of 183.85 mph

Review panel status: stalled

Terrorists fire rockets from Gaza hospital

Live from New York--It's the "Late Show" with Stephen Colbert

'Witch Hunt': As Gaza body toll mounts, NBC executives crack down on criticism of Israel.

Jorge Ramos tells Bill O’Reilly his border idea is “absurd” and “useless”

Bombs, Beds and Benefits

Before Snowden: The Whistleblowers Who Tried to Lift the Veil

This Man for President

NYPD Orders New Training in Use of Force

Thank you Joy Reid for tearing Regev a new one

Today a area of aging

PA Man Beats Cats To Death With Golf Club Because They ‘Betrayed’ Him (b/c he got scratched)

Government Proposes Faster Changes in Rail Tank Cars.

Government reminds Comcast and Verizon not to lie

Hollywood's Highest Paid Actors / 2014

Apple revenue hits record; $37.4 billion in quarter

Have a question to any car heads here, please..

American spies are completely out of control - Gwynne Dyer

Incorporation shouldn't force people to give up their rights?

Competing With Global Economy Code For US MUST Accept A Low Wage Economy.

Elizabeth Warren isn't running for president, and that's a good thing

Robert Parry: The Mystery of a Ukrainian Army ‘Defector’.

The 19 Most Heartfelt And Inspiring “Humans of New York” Portraits From The Last 4 Years.

30,000 attend funeral for lone soldier Max Steinberg

August 17, 2014 Benefit Engagement in Midland, Texas. Some against.

Hackers bypass online security at 34 banks-can get past two-factor authentication

Top 24 Waterfalls Around The Globe

God Doesn't Drive Unparked Cars, Either

Cuomo administration reports statewide effort to add gender identity among data on New Yorkers

Popular Tests to Assign People to Groups are Generally Bogus

Religious terrorism

Fracking coming to Durham

House of Blues Mission Statement should preclude them from booking Ted Nugent.

Participatory Budgeting Gleefully Expands at City Council

Tiny Malaysia is Famous for more than Missing and Downed Commercial Jets/War Crime Investigations

S&P upgrades NY’s bond rating

Does anyone want a free kitten?

The People Who Walk Army Gear Into Ukraine, One Bag At A Time

Why Do Americans Stink at Math?

Berry Mc Guire: Eve of Distruction

The hoppiest Beer

Toledo's NAACP letter to local rag re: Ted Nugent concert

GM Recalls Continue With Newer Model Camaros, Cadillacs

Obama ‘Not Raised With An American Experience,’ Says Rep. Steve King

Wendy is running for sheriff in Jefferson County Washington too

The Barbarian match-up you've all been dying to see! Conan the Barbarian vs...Huh?

City Council To Vote On Audible Alarms Bill Dubbed ‘Avonte’s Law’

An amazing cake

Waiting to die

MH17 Shootdown May Have Been A 'Mistake' By Pro-Russian Rebels: US

Tip for every driver with an unnecessarily heavy key chain: get rid of it.

Kid's Adorable Note Shows The True Meaning Of Ramadan

73 degrees and raining here in Oklahoma.

Please sign this pettion to stop this poacher, racist, bigot, draft dodger , pedophile

Likely Georgia Congressman Thinks Women Should Get Husbands’ Permission Before Entering Politics

Skinner & EarlG-- Time to update the GD "Big News Exceptions?"

'My Friend Of A Different Faith' Finalists Restore Hope In The Future

GA-SEN How cool is it when you get an email from Hank Aaron

Here's the hottest PA. State Senate Races - Dems could gain control in November

Mike the Headless Chicken

Wi Gov: Mary Burke +1 over Walker among likely voters in Marquette Law Poll

Blacklisted: The Secret Rulebook For Labeling You a Terrorist. From the Intercept

Escaping the Underwater Town: The Lake That Burned Down A Forest

Christie Gets Served at Denver Diner

Colorado state congressional candidate calls Judaism and Christianity "demonic"

When am I going to learn to not take madinmaryland to a baseball game....

Google Engineer Charged With Raping 19-Year-Old

Horror story.

The Worst Job In New York: Immigrant America

War visible from space

Reading Thomas Piketty's “Capital in the 21st Century.”

Rubio: Gay marriage advocates often show ‘intolerance’ toward opponents

“Incredibly sad scene at Eindhoven Airport in the Netherlands”

I woul like to thank Skinner, EarlG & Elad

Dem Rep. Mocks C-SPAN Caller's Conspiracies: Watch 'Less Fox News' (Jim Himes)

Extending marriage to same-sex couples could add $182 million to the Texas economy

White male only diversity training.

Spokeswoman: Indiana Teen Pilot Dies in Crash (Around-The-World Attempt)

Ex-labor union head accused of skimming $28K in dues

The Dear White People trailer is out--film to be released in a couple of months.

Ex-labor union head accused of skimming $28K in dues

'Stunning NYT Lead: USAttyPreet Bharara just put a wrench in A Cuomo's political plans.'

We are far away from 2016, but -however awful it may be- we may lose th Senate this year.

Obama's Reluctance to Arm Rebels Elsewhere Stiffened by Attack on Airliner

Insurers Claim Granny Scooters Must Be Covered—Just Like Cars

Who Gets Saved? Hepatitis Cure at $84,000 Makes Doctors Choose

This Pit Bull Carried Her Injured Chihuahua 'Soul Mate' To Safety, Now They Need A Loving Home

Recession Graduates Grind Away With Low Pay as U.S. Mends

Would you try this ride? (new at Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen)

Donald and Ivanka Trump unveil plans for glitzy hotel at Old Post Office Pavilion.

10-Year-Old Raped by Mullah; Family Considers Killing Her

Home-Rentals Wall Street Made Say Grow or Go: Real Estate

Man Escaped Both Doomed Malaysian Airlines Flights?

Another perspective...Why In The World Does The American Left Give Hamas A Free Pass?

'One of the most vivid arithmetic failings displayed by Americans

How to Beat the NRA In 7 (Not-So-Easy) Steps

How to Beat the NRA In 7 (Not-So-Easy) Steps

What was that show: Jack Palance hosted it, a thriller syndicated

"Jon Stewart Sets Up Funny $10 Billion Kickstarter To Buy CNN"

No deportation for fallen soldier's mom

Montana Democrat’s Thesis Presented Others’ Work as His Own.

Gov says commission wasn’t ‘independent,’ despite what members thought

Gay Club in Kiev Attacked By Mob of Neo-Nazis: Video

China Inks Cuba Accords as Xi Wraps Up Latin America Trip

NYCLASS Ramps Up Pressure as Council Legislation Nears

Irish Cafe Bans 'Loud' American Tourists

editorial: Missing links on the rails

Man wakes up to find strange woman cooking breakfast in his kitchen

Israel Faces Increasing Pressure to Halt Gaza War.

The U.S. should push for the disarming of Hamas in Gaza-Israel cease-fire

Cruz Charges FAA’s Ban Is An Economic Boycott of Israel By Obama

Ted Cruz Claims FAA's Ban on Flights to Israel is an Economic Boycott of Israel

Im going solar

"Shiite Militias Call for US, Turkey, Saudi Arabia Embassy Closure in Iraq"--Threaten to attack them

Egypt Judge: Al-Jazeera Team Did "Devil's" Work

Why Doesn't The Sunshine State Use More Solar Energy?

Court okays Dupont, EPA settlement

Tax free, huh?

The Hedge Funds And Cash Buyers Have Gone

"The U.S Has More Solar Workers Than Coal Miners"

Senate’s Walsh Faces Plagiarism Claim in Uphill Campaign

Mumbai Muslims Protest Gaza by Boycotting Pepsi, Nescafe

7 members of Colombia’s Police, Navy, investigative unit arrested for drug trafficking

10 Colombia Senators ‘inherit’ votes from jailed ex-Senators

Israel Faces Increasing Pressure to Halt Gaza War.

Sanibel Island, Florida--a liberal paradise?

I've been posting this on "gun threads" for a while, and I've had a couple requests to post here...

Your daily Gomer fix: Israel’s invasion of Gaza means ‘it is time to bomb Iran’

Central New York mayor repudiates offensive gay comments

AIPAC furious over FAA travel ban

S&P 500 ekes out record high as earnings roll in

Montana US (D) senator's thesis appears to plagiarize

Don’t think Obama has reduced inequality? These numbers prove that he has.

Chinese president backs Cuba's economic reforms

Papantonio: Rick Scott's Private Prison Cesspool

Met Opera Prepares to Lock Out Workers.

Border Sheriffs Perplexed by Rick Perry's Plan to Send 1,000 Troops to Stare at Mexico

Tea Party News Site Is Pretty Sure You Will Be Thrown Into A FEMA Camp

New England Journal Of Medicine: 10.3 Million Uninsured Covered Under Obamacare

NRA Hipster: Give All Kids a Gun

The Heart of the Problem With Israel (labor tie in)

China, Venezuela to upgrade partnership

Got my Florida Primary Absentee Ballot. WTF?????

Bay Area officials take trip to discuss Olympic bid (SFGate)

Should You Worry? What You Need To Know About The Listeria Fruit Recall

BATSHIT INSANE: Screwy Louie Gohmert: Israel’s invasion of Gaza means ‘it is time to bomb Iran’

Sarah Palin: "I think I know my gay friends well enough to know that not one of them would..."

'I Lost Everything': Gazan Relives Strike That Wiped Out Family

PURE HATE: Rifle-toting birthers at JFK murder site rebuke ‘foreigners’ and ‘sexually-charged’ women

If Palestinian rockets are such a dire threat, then US airlines shouldn't be flying into Israel

9-Year-Old Girl's Death Shines A Tragic Light On Medical Marijuana Debate

‘No Jews allowed’ sign removed from Belgian cafe following complaint

What Does Hamas Really Want? Israeli Journalist Gideon Levy

Those of you who have picked a side on the Palestine/Israel conflict, how did you get there?

I would say it is the GOP attacks on Obama that has emboldened Putin. I doubt

Takano introduces bill to close Social Security, Medicare LGBT loopholes

European FMs: Anti-Jewish rhetoric and violence have no place in our society

Only 63% of American adults are in labor force

"Do-Nothing Congress Takes a Vacation"....by Jim Hightower

NBA Union Spent $5.4 Million on Audit of Boss Hunter

"SEC Says House Insider Probe Involves 44 Funds, Entities"

Brazil Fines Ex-Petrobras Executives $792 Million on Refinery

EXCLUSIVE: Bulls have offered Gibson, McDermott and Mirotic for Love

In case there is any doubt which teams are the worst teams in each league:

Did Osama Bin Laden win?

Felton pleads guilty in gun case, spared jail

Arizona Inmate's Lawyers Say He's Alive an Hour After Execution Began

Donald Sterling files a new lawsuit

Jail Time for Debt

Luckovich Toon- "I'm Not Crazy"

Brazil’s Real Declines as Poll Shows Rousseff Would Win Runoff

"Others"

Federal judge rules Colorado gay marriage ban unconstitutional, but orders temporary stay

Ecuador, Chile Sign More Energy Cooperation Contracts

Cuomo sets to boost fines for mistreating, stealing pets

Huffington Post: Subway Restaurant Workers In New Jersey Vote To Unionize

Texas abortion rate declines in wake of new law

Delusions of persecution

Democrat Sean Eldridge lays out platform, hoping to unseat US Rep. Chris Gibson

UPDATE: Real estate heir Durst accused of urinating on candy at CVS, turns himself in

Labor Notes: Generation Temp: Auto Workers March for Civil Rights Again

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Thursday, 24 July 2014

Elizabeth Warren's 11 commandments for progressives...

NAACP Passes Resolution Backing Fast-Food Workers’ Fight for $15

I have some ideas on how capital punishment should be carried out...

Houston bans smoking in city parks

NAACP Passes Resolution Backing Fast-Food Workers’ Fight for $15

You've all seen posts about Market Basket...

Tracks found in B.C. suggest tyrannosaurs hunted in packs

A Debate on Gaza: Ali Abunimah of Electronic Intifada vs. J.J. Goldberg of the Jewish "Daily Forward

How to Make Your Dog Jealous

Port Authority promises fixes at NYC bus terminal

The Sun Is Eerily Quiet, And Scientists Aren't Sure Why

Not In Our Name: Jewish Activists Arrested in Sit-in at Friends of Israel Defense Forces NYC Office

Texas Education Commissioner Wants to Push New Teacher Evaluation Rollout Back Another Year

Arizona inmate dies belatedly in apparently botched execution

Imagine how this headline would be viewed if it was for a city in Colorado?

Teabagger Steve King’s Anti-Immigrant Rally Blew Up In His Face!

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