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Archives: July 31, 2014

Goldman Sachs Managing Director Nicholas Valtz Found Dead

White House Censoring What US Public Can Know About Torture Program (Jeremy Scahill)

The GOP's Minimum Wage Nuttiness....by Jim Hightower

So ReTHUGs are suing the first black President

Toni Atkins will briefly be California's first openly gay governor

Deep sea octopus mom tends her eggs longer than any animal on Earth

Obama Administration Joins Suits Against GOP-Backed Voting Restrictions In Wisconsin, Ohio

Frontline: Losing Iraq

Samuel Beckett's biographer reveals secrets of the writer's time as a French Resistance spy

Why doesn't the 'long emergency' feel like an emergency?

Colin Powell Initially Kept In The Dark About CIA Interrogation Practices, Report Finds

[HOAX] Leaked Transcript of Obama and Netanyahu phone call is totally fake

"Fighting for Peace is like Fucking for Chastity." Old Hippie Saying

This evening, my 3006th pic with the camera y'all helped me find, and encouraged me to use!

S.&P. Says Argentina Has Defaulted

Bumbling Buccos turn a walk to load the bases into an inning ending double play.

Sorry - I clicked 'No' on willing to join a Jury

Richard Dawkins explains the context of his infamous tweet.

Whitehouse in response to Inhofe

"Mercy Killers", Michael Milligan, Dark Side of Health Care

TWC News/Siena Poll: Voters In Southern Tier, Hudson Valley Oppose Fracking, But...

Flesh Eating Bacteria In Florida Beach Waters: Eleven Dead From Warm Water Disease

Bank of America Ordered to Pay Nearly $1.3 Billion in Mortgage Case

Is the "dark side" winning??

What Would Single Payer Look Like in The US, Dr. David Himmelstein

Vast Majority of All Seattle Pot Tickets Written by Same Officer

Freeper reflections on the death of James Garner...

Police union claims in stop-and-frisk are rejected

Prominent Conservative Pundit Tells Black Musician To ‘Shut Up And Play The Piano’

Eat Your Lunch and Don’t Hold Your Breath

Shame of the GOP on border - Russell Moore, Southern Baptist Convention

PSDA (Public Servie Derp Announcement) re Israel's "Final Solution"

Anyone see a possible, viable 1st Amendment challenge in regards to separation of church and state?

Good news from Guatemala -

Do you think Israel is guilty of crimes against humanity?

N.Y. prosecutor ‘reviewing’ complaint against Rob Astorino

Where's Malaise?.... Bertha

The children at the UN school in Gaza were sleeping when it was attacked.

Another loose marble in Bachmann's head

Here is Another Rare Marine Animal!

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseeker Check In!! The Out of Towners

Been watching the new atheist channel on roku since yesterday

NBA expected to quickly approve Clippers sale to Ballmer

PFD YEAH!

Organization says doc with Ebola showing ‘slight improvement’

LeBron-bashing ad from Miami radio station rejected

U.S. Gives Israel More Grenades and Mortar Rounds for Gaza Offensive

26 Cat Names that Will Make you Want to Rename Your Cat. Pic heavy

Kevin Durant on D.C. return: ‘Who knows what’ll happen? You never can close a door on anything’

NJ Teen Pleads Guilty In 1 World Trade Center Climb

Prominent Conservative Pundit Tells Black Musician (John Legend) To ‘Shut Up And Play The Piano’

CNN's S.E. Cupp: I’m a ‘Better’ Atheist Than Bill Maher

Republicans and their big balls

Police: 1 Skydiver Dead, 1 Critically Hurt After Parachute Fails On Long Island

okay. i can't take it anymore.

Today I received a 2nd and different mailing from that weasel Entenza claiming that Rebecca Otto

Netanyahu to Obama - "You are the Great Satan and we are the little Satan"

Service dogs: not only helpful, but adorable!

The start of Sharknado 2 was funny... lots of

Chuck Todd is finally embarrassed

from Southern Poverty Law Center:

Anyone Want to Discuss the Ethics of Vaccine Testing for/on Primates?

Big Pharma Meds Almost Sent Me to an Early Grave, While Pot Helped Ease My Disease

Is it possible humans aren't the only intelligent species on Earth and if so --

No, Teens Don't Smoke More Pot In Medical Marijuana States

Zarif and Kerry Signal Momentum on Nuclear Pact

Hightower: Our Do-Nothing Congress Takes a Vacation

Massachusetts governor signs law to limit protests at abortion clinics

Racism: because they feel emboldened enough to engage in hate speech in a state committe hearing

Israel's propaganda machine is finally starting to misfire ( Patrick Cockburn )

Congress is taking a vacation??

Israel's propaganda machine is finally starting to misfire ( Patrick Cockburn- The Independent )

Kitchen dancing - Elvis Costello edition.

A very wet and very cold Rachael Maddow!

I found this on a DUer's extra-DU blog ...

Rachel is, and has been, making rand paul sorry he ever appeared on her show,

Senate Democrats just introduced the "No Federal Contracts for Corporate Deserters Act"

President Obama first President

The (my) Democratic agenda

Texas Lawmaker Uses Ethnic Slur To Describe Child Victims Of Hurricane Katrina

Israel Faces Latin American Backlash (Morales labels Israel terrorist state)

"The GOP loses control of its Frankenstein monster"

Ford to Ditch 9300 BlackBerrys for iPhones

Mr. Putin Can Ignore Mr. Market

Journal Communications sold to Ohio ownership group (Blogging Blue)

Wake me

Nearly Nude Dude Who Fired Gun Outside Pizzeria May Have Been on Acid

Joe Lieberman: Obama Administration “Has Gone Off The Track” On Israel

McCamy Reports: GOP House Takes Aim at Its Own Foot in Advance of This Falls Election!

Israel Is Minting the Next Generation of Hate

Sooo… Apparently there WILL be a Season THREE of ORPHAN BLACK...

In North Carolina, Asheville NOW calls for passage of the ERA

The Known Universe

Does anyone here know

Texas Rep Dennis Bonnen Thinks It's Easier To Teach "Coonass" Katrina Evacuees Than Refugee Kids

House Republicans would block Obama from curbing immigrant deportations

Sen. Barbara Boxer has introduced a VERY pro-Israel bill...and it's co-sponsored by Elizabeth Warren

Right-Wing Rabbi’s Ruling: Israel May Totally Destroy Gaza If Necessary

Fiddlers convention returns to Ashe (NC) Aug. 1-2

#impeachboehner

FOX News math

Teen allegedly sexually assaulted at a concert as people watch and film it.

My official response to House Republicans suing Obama...

More news from Bullshit Mountain.

The U.S. Government Has Hurt The Economy In 11 Of The Past 12 Quarters

Militants ‘blow up UNRWA clinic,’ killing 3 soldiers

The difficulty with David Frum’s apology for spreading bogus Gaza photo-fakery allegations

For your consideration:

House Republicans vote to sue Obama over hated healthcare law not implemented fast enough

New York Fed Worried About Gambling in Casablanca, Um, Ethics Problem at Big Banks

My Thoughts About the GOP's Lawsuit

Best part of Boehner lawsuit nobody has discussed...

Greek court acquits farmers who shot 28 Bangladeshi strawberry pickers

Slaughter is not self-defense: The assault on Gaza and the corruption of language

New York To Spend Up To $300M To Raise Homes In Flood Zone

Amy Goodman: A Venerable Jewish Voice For Peace

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Nuclear Weapons (HBO)

Which is more effective in reducing racial discrimination?

Breaking: 15 y.o. transgender girl stabbed in the back in D.C. hate crime

Settlements Reached In 4 Taconic Parkway Wrong-Way Crash Lawsuits

Bolivia declares Israel a terrorist state

John Oliver on Nuclear Weapons - highly recommended by Martin Hellman

Neil deGrasse Tyson Tells GMO Critics to "Chill Out"

The Doomsday Machine

Demonizing Putin vs. Behaving Responsibly - by Martin Hellman

Complete Victory or Death

Unbelievable cuteness!

Tempe Golf Course Soon To Be A Farm And Garden

The Rick Perry Collection

Court ruling: Russian LGBT group is ‘foreign agent’

FAA Proposes Changes to Risk Assessment for Commercial Launches, Reentries

TCM Schedule for Thursday, July 31, 2014 -- What's On Tonight - Mel Brooks

Songs made under the affluence of incohol...

Con Edison Launches Program To Combat Copper Theft

Family of shipwreck hunting scavengers find the missing piece of a 300-year-old sacred necklace

Jury awards parents $27 million in College Station McDonald's negligence lawsuit

Gaza. I agree it is a massacre and should stop immediately.

Hypertension: empirical evidence and implications in 2014

What does Amendment 1 REALLY say?

Nassim Nicholas Taleb: longer & near final version of the Precautionary Principle

The tally for July and why I will not back down

Women Under the Male Microscope

Mapping The World's Water Conflicts Shows Trouble Ahead

At this point, the well of peace is poisoned for at least another generation...

Russel Brand keeps his calm

UNRWA Christopher Gunness breaks down in tears on live TV after attack on UN school in Gaza

anyone else see General Russel Honore on CNN?

A fallstreak hole.

Hat tip to Uncle Joe.

AX NEARLY IMPALES WOMAN IN CAR ON HIGHWAY

Those that vape (e-cig) instead of smoke. Some advice?questions?

WIL WHEATON & Science of Star Trek - StarTalk with Neil deGrasse Tyson

Faith Leaders Testify In Support Of EPA's Clean Power Plan

The La Penca, Nicaragua Bombing Remembered 30 Years Later

U.S. Attorney Warns Cuomo on Ethics Case

New York State Sheriffs Shying Away From Immigration Detention

One Year of Resistance in Rio Blanco

Feiglin, Netanyahu and Israel's revolutionary moment

I had to share this photo of my dog. Maybe it will brighten someone's day.

Sen. Warren Slams Corporate Tax Loopholes

Joaquin Phoenix's forehead has a face of it's own

Bill to Fight Discrimination Against HIV-Positive Venezuelans

Polish Priest Claims Hateful Texts Are Sent By Demons

gratuitous kitty pic - i don't want my picture taken edition

Israel Beefs Up Military By Mobilising 16,000 More Reservists

Giants rally past Pirates 7-5, snap 6-game skid

GOPPERS Make It Clear Domestic Poverty Programs Should Go To Churches & Charities.

This land is mine.

Netanyahu: Israel's Man Of The Hour (85% of Jewish Israelis satisfied with Netanyahu's...)

Steel mill worker reveals blocking view of U.S. aircraft on day of Nagasaki atomic bombing

Israel supported Hamas for the same reason that Bush supported "faith based" charity

Comic-Con's dark side: Harassment amid the fantasy

Apparently Israeli picnic goers don't find "rockets" terrifying at all

Comic-Con's dark side: Harassment amid the fantasy

Hallo lounge Von misfits!!!

Delicate expressions of love

Teenager dead after video game turns to violence

Ex-Tepco executives deserve indictment over Fukushima nuclear crisis, says Tokyo panel

Who's hungry?

Senior Labrador retriever walks 30 miles to return home: Owners say no

Cambodia’s former Khmer Rouge leaders start genocide trial

Against the grain: Israeli group calls for dialogue with Gaza

Explaining gender violence in the neoliberal era

Invest 93L limps along WNW; TD Genevieve moves W; TS Halong moves WNW; Invest 91C, Invest 92C

Will there be peace if Palestinians lay down their arms?

I'd like to be the host here.....

DU Fantasy Football league time again

Florida is broken, and I live here....

Goldman Sachs Managing Director Nicholas Valtz Found Dead (update: Context)

The Media's Subtle Propaganda Tactics: See if this sounds familiar...

A simple question for Netanyahu:

MRA versus healthy acknowledgement of male issues

Request for Eating Disorders Support Group, thread already in GD

Eating Disorders Support Group: we don't have one and it's needed

Right-Wing Backlash Against 'Smartypants' Like Neil deGrasse Tyson

We have a budget, $21.3 billion

How the FBI Is Creating Terrorists

Sometimes I think we are a vile, disgusting species that deserves to go extinct

Fiddlers convention returns to Ashe Aug. 1-2

Prayer for peace

Gun Organization Candidate Questionnaires: Be Sure To Answer RIGHT!

The Trigger Points For World War III Are In Place

DAILY MORAN: Rick Santorum: Same-sex marriage is to blame for single moms — and polygamy is next

OLD CRAZY EYES BACHMANN accuses Obama of wanting to experiment on immigrant children

My desire post-lawsuit vote

Walnut Creek Saturday night

Book recommendation about I/P ?

Statistics about race relations in America (they're not good).

Global warming amplifier: Rising water vapor in upper troposphere to intensify climate change

Manna

Take the right position on Israel and you can raise 1/4 million, Senate candidate is advised

Sierra Leone's Army Deployed to Quarantine Ebola-Stricken Neighborhoods

Telesur in English is now here.

Forty Bullets in the Head Shows Why Hondurans Fleeing for U.S.

Cargill employees stunned by Milwaukee plant closure (approx 600 lose jobs!!)

Another brain-dead phishing scam

Gaza tunnel network threat leaves Israelis shaken

Henry Siegman, Leading Voice of US Jewry, on Gaza: "A Slaughter of Innocents"

In case you missed it - Maurice Hilleman, A Forgotten Pioneer of Vaccines

Eyes Wide Open | Photo Blog ( B'Tselem )

ok, destroy the tunnels

Miscellaneous thoughts of rape, kindness to animals, and the Israeli lesson.

5 PA. Public Universities Plan another round of layoffs

Oh the Places You'll Go! And get kicked out of.

1973: Homosexuality is no longer regarded as "sick"

Official 2014 MLB Trade Deadline Thread

"Wish I didn't know now what I didn't know then." More and more, that quote from "Against the Wind"

Edgar Rice Burroughs' Monster Men

Scarborough's back in the studio this morning. Where's he been?

Agree or Disagree - Action Movies/Superhero Movies are basically fascistic.

New York Skyscraper With a Poor Door--Falwty Towers to be sure

Justice Ginsburg:5 male Justices have a blind spot on womans issues

YOU'RE WRONG!

Traffic Alert: Washington Prepares to Host Meeting of African Leaders

FBI Using Dubious Entrapment to Arrest Terrorism Suspects

UN right commissioner: Israel and Hamas both guilty of war crimes

Can members with hidden posts serve on MIRT under the new changes?

So much for the "pesky Second Amendment" argument...

Another Florida distinction, this time in the race for governor

I hope the GOP vote to sue the president drives up the African-American vote in Nov. That would help

Investigators reach Ukraine jet crash site

What a beauty of a morning...Mount Rainier

Netanyahu Wants Hamas to Stay

There's Everytown; then there's Everyone Else in Town (Who Knows Better)

US jobless aid applications rise to 302,000

Russell Brand Takes Apart Sean Hannity's Bullying Interview With Palestinian-American Guest

Many Israelis still say war in Gaza is necessary

Rape Culture exists because Law Enforcement Agencies encourage it.

So what do all of you think of Dawkins?

When someone ask, "What would you do if someone was firing thousands of rockets at you?" ....

The NSA as personal profit center

Seeing Cuomo’s hand, or not, in a state move on Indian Point

Most of the Palestinian casualties have been adult males

Cindy Sheehan is in the Encyclopedia of American Loons...

City Council Committee Puts the Brakes on Charter School Expansion

I Am A Zionist, But This I Cannot Accept--Roger Cohen (NYT OP ED)

President Obama wants faces of women on U.S. currency

An incredible 58% of California under exceptional drought conditions

Science Confirms: Giant Anteaters Can Kill People

De Blasio’s other education-logistics challenge

No one can figure out what Corbett's education advisor has been doing for $140K a yr + benefits

Israel vows to destroy Hamas tunnels

Rachel Maddow - Anti-abortionists descend on NOLA clinic

Metropolitan Opera Wants Federal Mediator To Settle Contract Dispute

Supreme Court upholds Scott Walker Act 10 union law

Like we didn't know this was going to happen...Wisconsin Supreme Court Upholds Anti-Collective

This is not a "war", it is a pogrom in a ghetto, the Gaza ghetto is like the Warsaw ghetto.

NASA on climate: Global Analysis - June 2014

Gaza: Israel calls up more reservists after rejecting calls for ceasefire

Rachel Maddow - Rand Paul’s trouble with the truth

Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani latest big-time Republican to snub Rob Astorino

Rachel Maddow - Impeachment threat electrifies Dem base

#IASEN Roundup: Ernst at Exxon Mobil Funder

"I did not think it was possible to significantly lower my estimate of Ayn Rand ..."

#IASEN Roundup: Ernst at Exxon Mobil Funder July 30, 2014

A Republican gift that should keep on giving

The African summit next week...is this a good idea?

Slic wins $5.3 million grant to expand Internet service in Franklin, St. Lawrence counties

Exodus: Why Europe's Jews Are Fleeing Once Again

Haaretz Editorial :The tunnel threat gives Israel’s Gaza offensive its legitimacy

What's up with the sports mentality in politics?

An Open Letter to Pro-Palestinian Protestors

Where's the work?: It’s hard to justify Corbett adviser Ron Tomalis’ high salary

Utah language school instructor fired for post about homophones

Standing in traffic can be dangerous

Good news for hospitals

Liberian Official: Ebola Outbreak ‘Is Above The Control Of The National Government’

Is eBay going through some horrific problems with access?

Inside the Zetas Cartel: Cocaine & Crude (Part 2)

Junior Hockey Players Accused Of Taping Sex With Teen, Sharing Video

Is the media hyping up international conflicts to hurt Obama and promote the neo-con agenda?

I so want to go!

City Council committee puts the brakes on charter school expansion due to lack of oversight

Chris Hedges on Gaza "It Is Not A War - It Is Murder!"

Daily Kos: Here's Your Chance to Help a Guy Who Saved the World (By DUer Nancy Meyer)

City teachers union fighting for its job protections after lawsuit seeks tenure overhaul

Favorite "Western" movie?....

Lester & Gomes to Oakland for Cespedes & Cash...

Hey. I was in Parkville yesterday when Obama showed up.

Clean-up in aisle 666...

Arab Leaders, Viewing Hamas as Worse Than Israel, Stay Silent

around 100 days out from election where are the GOTV threads?

Climate Gate: One-stop shopping for the best refutation of climate-change denial

Billion dollars for Bills? It’s ‘like buying a yacht’

The Sermon On The Amount

Domestic violence: The next front in gun-control fight

Boehner's lawsuit is great news for Obama

Lawsuit Alleges Inmates at Montgomery Co. Jail Are Dangerously Underfed

Pope Francis issues top 10 tips for happiness – including don’t try to convert other people

They Kicked Him Out Because He's Gay. So He Shot Them A Half-Smile, Then Aired Their Dirty Laundry..

More than 2.5m Sea Level Rise by 2040?

Chuck Collins: Congress should reinforce the inheritance tax, not scrap it

Alice Kober: Unsung heroine who helped decode Linear B

Recommended reading - "Saving normal : an insider's revolt against out-of-control psychiatric

Gaza Live: Kerry justifies Israel's military actions in Gaza on India visit

This is just a heads up. Poland is on alert.

You've come a long way, baby

When Joe Scarborough begins criticizing Israel you know the PR situation is bad!!

Putting women's faces on US Currency? President Obama wants it.

Papantonio: Boehner’s Lawsuit Is Dead On Arrival

NY commits $27 million to build wood heat industry

U.S. Attorney Warns Cuomo on Moreland Commission Case.

Bolivia declares Israel a terrorist state

Bill targets campus sexual assaults

Need tech-advice: Is this incriminating evidence that russian soldiers operate in Ukraine?

Crazy Lindsey Graham: "Don't Ever Turn Your Back on Israel, Because God

Last Evening's Visitor

Thom Hartmann: United Airlines Adopts the Walmart Welfare Model

U.S. says hopeful of WTO deal with India only hours before deadline

Forty Bullets to Head Shows Why Hondurans Flee to U.S.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: I'm Not Going Anywhere

Forty Bullets to Head Shows Why Hondurans Flee to U.S.

James Garner and Luck

Protest From Winemakers Over Gas Storage Facility

"Reports of an eBay Outage While Company Remains Silent"

Pic Of The Moment: Those Who Can't Do, Sue

Louisiana GOP'er makes an ass of herself, goes on the attack

Juan Cole: Gaza and Soweto

Rain of terror vs Reign of terror....

Captain Poopypants is doing "God's work..."

Cuomo intervened in BNP deal to get $1 billion more for NY state fund

Just found in Languages and Linguistics (Group) - an OP on Alice Kober

Kos: While Americans Work To Make Ends Meet; Here Are The Real Takers In One Image.

Freedom!

Joe Madison:Next time I see Chuck Todd I'm going to tell him he doesn't know what the hell

Israel 'deeply disappointed' at El Salvador, Peru, Chile for recalling envoy

Amount of old ice in Arctic, 1987-2013

Justice Ann Walsh Bradley: Act 10 is 'textbook' example of unconstitutionality

We must end this collusion with terror in Colombia

Robert Reich's post on his fb page about the Market Basket strike

We must end this collusion with terror in Colombia

Vote for Pedro!

My Night At The Heritage Foundation Watching Rick Santorum’s New ‘Religious Liberty’ Movie

Glass Falls From High-Rise Building in Midtown, 3 Hurt: FDNY

Thom Hartmann: United Airlines Adopts the Walmart Welfare Model

ReaganBook: 'The Facebook For Patriots' Is Already Offline

Belgian physician refuses to treat Jewish patient over Gaza op

This proves Gov. Chris Christie is full of shit when he says the pension system needs to be fixed

Republicans Take Careful Aim At Foot, Blast Away

How one man's lies almost destroyed the comics industry

Gay Marriage Nears Supreme Court With Inevitability Tag

Danziger goes there (Warsaw Ghetto)

Furious at Being Called Crazies, Republicans Sue President

U-Va. Board of Visitors considers limiting public dissent

Black BART workers find racist threats on lockers, lawyer says

Thursday Toon Roundup 1- 3-state solution

Snowden Applies to Stay in Russia as Asylum Expires, Lawyer Says

Thursday Toon Roundup 2- CONgress

'Keep it right here on Morning Jew'

How To Get Involved With Boycotting Israel

Rescue Cat Saves Family's Home From Massive Fire

Thursday TOON Roundup 3-Impeachment deniers

NATO Needs Shake-Up Amid Russia Threat, U.K. Panel Says

Thursday TOON Roundup 4- The Rest

EU Seeks Powers to Fight Hate as Gaza Draws Anti-Semitic Protest

Marathon dog raises more money for cause than any of the two-legged competitors

Hospitals Benefit From Big Drop In Uninsured Patients Under Obamacare

Cantor Bids House Farewell On Last Day As Majority Leader

Has anyone read a good study of the Beatitudes?

The J. Edgar Hoover Building: Requiem for a Nightmare

C.I.A. Admits Penetrating Senate Intelligence Computers

Seattle Cop Who Issued 80 Percent of Pot Tickets Reassigned

NIH To Launch Early Ebola Vaccine Trials In September. Results due by January 2015.

Have you ever seen a "Geep"?

For the sake of humanity, the international community must require Israel to end this disaster

C.I.A. Admits Penetrating Senate Intelligence Computers

Ireland accused over women's rights

The Rude Pundit - In Brief: Quotes That Mean as Much Now as When They Were First Said ...

had a stroke

Jobless Claims in U.S. in Past Month Drop to Eight-Year Low

What would it take for the GOP to lose the House?

The Westboro Baptist Church Is Protesting All of Silicon Valley

NY looks to enter new $5 a ticket multi-state lottery

Female Troubles: Women's Rights as Human Rights

FARC responsible for devastating Afro-Colombian community with 3 times natl murder rate: HRW

There is no such thing as a slut

Belgian doctor refuses to treat Jewish woman, citing Gaza conflict

Just how crazy is Steve King?

Consumer Confidence Declines in U.S. to Lowest Since June

Speaking of current headlines--A brief history of the land called Israel/Palestine/Canaan/the Levant

Michelle Obama Urges Young Africans to Embrace Women's Rights

The Steath State Level Attacks On Social Security - Debra Dodd Discusses

‘FARC attack’ in southwest Colombia kills small child, injures 3

Thank you, Keith Ellison. ONE Democrat takes a progressive stand on Israel.

M. Caldwell Butler, a Key Vote Against Nixon, Dies at 89

Donna Brazile: How the '60s shaped my life

Community Self-Defense Against Megaminería

12 Signs It’s Time to Get Out of Gaza

Campaign To Make Yom Kippur An Official United Nations Holiday Backed By 32 Countries

I just got a job offer...

Feminism makes women 'victims'? I think you've mistaken us for the sexists

If your friends were game companies.

What Seventh-Day Adventists Get Right That Lengthens Their Life Expectancy

Leaving computer on all the time

Fracking Linked To Earthquakes AGAIN, This Time Colorado

Dow Drops 200-Plus Points; Stocks Negative For July

Miss Manners: Restaurant hostess spares all from diaper

I'm having a senior moment. Where do I go to find the number of times I served

Trolls Quickly Drown ReaganBook Social Media Site In Sea Of Profanity, Pornography

Customers fire back at Market Basket Board of Directors

UN Rights Chief Slams Israel’s ‘Defiance’ Of International Law

The Oxford Handbook of Atheism

If those who criticize the foreign policy of Israel are anti-Semites...

US Diplomat: Israeli Attacks On John Kerry ‘Offensive And Absurd’

Would you stop trying to fix things and just listen!?

VENEZUELA: Chinese automakers expanding in Venezuela

Fun? House

Islamic State's Persecution Of Christians Is A 'Crime Against Humanity': Human Rights Lawyer

Gaza UN shelter attack 'totally unacceptable' - White House

As Republican Leaders Meet In Dallas, Protesters Rally Outside (ALEC Convention)

More for November

Election 2014--what we should fear most was spelled out by the man from Georgia

Frank Mugisha Risks Everything For Ugandans Who Can't Speak Out

The Queens Graffiti Mecca 5 Pointz Was Never Just About the Painting on the Outside

Senator plays down sex tape scandal

Watchdog, CREW, files IRS complaint against Koch-connected 60 Plus Association

Texas doctor with Ebola turns down serum

Why the Children Fleeing Central America Will Not Stop Coming

Rape Culture exists because Law Enforcement Agencies encourage it. (X-Post from GD)

Cattle expert Temple Grandin to speak at Texas A&M summer commencement

State Department Endorses Conclusions Of Senate That CIA Misled Congress and Brutalized Suspects

"Who's The Man? Hollywood Heroes Defined Masculinity For Millions"

Minnesota man LOLs in Facebook post about his totaled car — after accident that killed a teen

Brooklyn D.A. Adds 14 Cases to Review of Detective's Work

The Face of War

State shifts burden of college costs further onto families

GOP Border Plan In Total Chaos After Conservatives Revolt Against Party Leadership (once again)

Logical Fallacies And The Art of Debate

Brother, sister go missing in the Bronx; Police ask for public's help

I have not commented much on the Gaza Conflict; but ...

This time, Gaza fighting is 'proxy war' for entire Mideast

Language School Blogger Fired for Writing About Homophones

Arab Leaders, Viewing Hamas as Worse Than Israel, Stay Silent

Green Going Gone: The Tragic Deforestation of the Chaco

Are you raising nice kids? A Harvard psychologist gives 5 ways to raise them to be kind

Green Going Gone: The Tragic Deforestation of the Chaco

Had to share this pun

GOP donor’s station rejects Democratic ad in Minnesota

Journalists threatened by Hamas for reporting use of human shields

Climate Change: The single, simple argument which will convince all but the delusional & co-opted.

George W. Bush to release biography of father

Obama cracks down on labor breaches by contractors

Daily Beast: Progressive Democrats Of The House And Senate Refuse To Criticize Israel

Maria Corina Machado attacked in kidnapping/assassination attempt by chavista paramilitaries (ESP)

White House: UN school shelling ‘indefensible’

The NSA Is Being Sued for Keeping Keith Alexander's Financial Records Secret

‘New Pot Party’ Claims Responsibility For White Flags On Brooklyn Bridge

Sahara Forest Project

Blow to House G.O.P. Leadership as Border Bill Falters

The Thrasybulus Syndrome: Israel’s War on Gaza

WTF ...64

Sharpton Has Stern Words For De Blasio At Police-Community Relations Meeting

Guy's Wife Didn't Pose for Maternity Photos, So He Posed for 'Manternity' Photos

A winning issue that all Americans would embrace: No more welfare $$$ to Israel

‘He Could Have Brought Ebola Here’: Minnesota Widow on Her Husband

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: 5 Male Justices Have A 'Blind Spot' On Women's Issues

Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds domestic partner registry

House GOP Abandons Border Crisis Bill Amid Conservative Opposition

Protesters to Broadcast Stoning on Side of Bev Hills Hotel

WTF ...65

Egyptian citizens campaign against harassment of women

China Advocates Further Development Of Strategic Cooperation With Russia

Archbishop Nienstedt sets himself the lowest of bars

what's for dinner - thursday, july 31st

Connecticut repuke to factory workers: It's your fault this factory is closing

The BRICS and Israel-Palestine Conflict

The federal government’s own statistics show that marijuana is safer than alcohol

Natural News: A Truly Deadly Brand of Pseudoscience

Minnesota anti's try to shut down a clinic that doesn't even perform abortions!

Cuomo Responds To Bharara’s Letter: No More Commenting On Moreland

Historical Tradition of American Empire War and Genocidal Crimes Against Humanity

DiFi's NSA transparency "reform" effort codifying worst of govt hacking makes her look a fool today

Hard Evidence: Who Uses Their Veto In The UN Security Council The Most – And What For?

WTF ...66

CNN Anchor Bill Weir to Fox Nation: ‘You Willfully Ignorant F*cksticks’

Israeli three “pillars” of apartheid comparable to practices in South Africa:

Which dinosaurs survived? The ones that shrank the fastest.

Guatemalan Court Rules in Favor of Indigenous People Over Goldcorp Mining in Sipacapa

Palestinians Mull War Crime Charges Against Israel

Turns out, Ammosexual George Zimmerman NOT working as a security guard. Patrolling on his own.

In other news, one of my new "kittens" is in heat...

Drug-resistant malaria has spread across Southeast Asia

Gun shop owner says Zimmerman was never hired to provide security, despite his claims to cops

Koterba toon: Mideast!

Met Opera Management Threatens Lock Out If No Deal Is Reached On Thursday

The Kids Who Beat Autism

What do Duke Energy and a messy teenager have in common?

Obama pulls the plug on mountaintop removal study

Obama pulls the plug on mountaintop removal study

Florida man throws furniture at mailman because he has no mail

CIA apologizes for spying on Senate committee

Police: Demoted worker shoots CEO, kills self in Chicago

Luckovich: The bottom line

Science vs. Mining

Terrific song.

The Sad, Outrageous Case of the Cuban Five

Poll Finds US Leads The World In Climate Change Denial

As West Africa Ebola outbreak worsens, CDC issues Level 3 Travel Warning (Press Release)

Sheldon Whitehouse excoriates Inhofe for blocking Climate Change resolution

An Advance in Tractor-Beam Technology

Mike McFadden: No Obamacare, remove stitches yourself like I did.

Justice for Elizabeth Daly, student swarmed by cops after she bought water

Libya: Islamic Extremist Militias Declare Control Of The Eastern City Of Benghazi

Blow to House G.O.P. Leadership as Border Bill Falters

Oregon Medicaid Targets Expensive Hepatitis Drug

Let’s talk about racism in Colombia

Something for Boner to pin up on his wall.

I support neither Israel or Palestine in the current conflict.

GOP Monkeyhouse to America: "No, We Really CAN'T Govern. Tell The Kenyan Usurper to Act Alone"

Obama Administration Joins Suits Against GOP-Backed Voting Restrictions In Wisconsin, Ohio

Puerto Rico Municipal Bankruptcies Proposed in U.S. House Bill

If you want to understand why a UN official broke down on TV, read his tweets

Oregon Medicaid targets expensive hepatitis drug

SD delegation attempts to halt VA hospital closure

The 7 P’s of Men’s Violence

What Science Says About Marijuana

why is Washington risking war with Russia?

UN Rights Chief Sounds Alarm over US Child Migrant Expulsions

Cat named 'Traffic Light'? It's fitting when you hear her Hurst rescue tale

Kittens in a bag thrown into middle of busy road by driver are saved by cat lover

Brooklyn Woman Pleads Not Guilty In LI Body Parts Case

Hydrogen-Powered Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles Compared to the Alternatives

That's a Moron!!

Satanists’ challenge to Hobby Lobby ruling may face legal hurdles

Well, I know what politician gets my vote in 2016

'The world stands disgraced' - Israeli shelling of school kills at least 15

U.S. Issues Travel Warning For 3 African Countries Hit By Ebola Outbreak

Tribe Emerges from Brazilian Jungle Possibly for First Time

Market Basket Customers to Arthur S: Take Your Cash and Go

Gaza civilian death toll raises questions about Israeli military training

Brooklyn DA: No Charges for NYPD Officers Who Fatally Shot Teen

Just for ghits and shiggles RECALL TED CRUZ, IMMEDIATELY!

Gaza needs the world’s help

Keith Olbermann wears Chihuahuas jersey >>

Thom Hartmann: Does NASA's Data Show Doomsday for NYC?

United Mine Workers rally in Pittsburgh against EPA plan to cut carbon pollution

Thom Hartmann: No Labels...No Results

UPDATE 1-U.S. "not expecting good news" at WTO meeting on Indian row

Cat on tracks in Brooklyn leads MTA to run D and N trains local for more than two hours

Ring of Fire: Citigroup Settlement Insulting To Victims

What if a white President doubled the stock market...?

I left two Cowboys tickets on the dash of my car

White House Petition: Condemn the Apartheid State of Israel for their Human Rights Violations

Wisconsin State Supreme Court engage in some extreme Judicial Activism to save voter id law

Wisconsin State Supreme Court engage in some extreme Judicial Activism to save voter id law

Remember, this is a group. Where Jewish faith and customs are discussed

ReaganBook: Facebook for Patriots

Thousands Turn out for Pro Israel Rally in Paris

Anti-Immigration Rally: Hispanic Children Will Turn Massachusets Into Mexichusetts

God Has A New Home: A $300 Million Mega Temple In Sao Paulo

Terrifying thought for the day.

Is Rachel Maddow brave enough to interview Jimmy Carter

The ‘unverifiable’ legacy of Chris Kyle, the deadliest sniper in American history

My favorite sportsman with Malala

US stocks plunge, wiping out July's gains

USCCB at it again -- this time, the target is gay parents

Lost Girl

When a gun owner is most dangerous

The fairy tale that should be told!

Breaking -GOP pulls $659M border bill from floor

The House GOP Border Plan Just Blew Up In Its Face

Major General Albert N. Stubblebine III

Anyone Else Feel Like We're In The Early Stages Of World War III?

Tom Trainer, one of Market Basket leaders who was fired, will be on Chris Hayes show tonight

Whoopi Goldberg makes a great point early in this clip about racial diversity

Hey GOP. Why not just cut to the chase? Sue Obama for being President. That's the point, no?

GOP Self Destructs As Boehner Won’t Let Republicans Leave Until They Pass Border Bill

Wave of appellate arguments continues in August at 6th Circuit and 7th Circuit

KKK Joins Immigration Debate With Calls for “Corpses” on the Border

Face it Republicans...Ted Cruz yo Daddy.

Letter from Martha Coakley, MA Attorney General to BOD of Market Basket

The CIA Just Admitted It Spied On Senate Computers — Senator Calls For Director's Resignation

A U.S.-contracted medical charter flight left Cartersville, Georgia, to evacuate two Ebola-infected

US and UN announcing 72 hour ceasefire in Gaza agreement.

A real "star" of the Democratic Party...

quid pro quo...Rick Scott proves again he's a crook...

Furious at Being Called Crazies, Republicans Sue President

Sen. Harry Reid's office rubs some salt in Republican wounds on House border bill blunder

US And UN: Israel, Hamas Agree To Unconditional, 72-Hour Humanitarian Cease-Fire To Begin Fri.

Sen. Udall(D)- CIA IG Report Raises Grave Concerns About Constitutional Separation of Powers

New Doggie Gym Offers Fido a Chance for Fitness

"Turns out, George Zimmerman NOT working as a security guard. Patrolling on his own."

Abbas seeks broad support for war crimes charges

Ginsburg: U.S. Supreme Court won’t ‘duck’ same-sex marriage issue

How Vladimir Putin Went From Spy Film Admirer To One Of The World's Most Powerful Men

An unconditional humanitarian cease-fire will begin at 8 a.m. local time in Gaza, U.N. Secretary-Gen

Elizabeth's Warren's staunch support for Israel can be explained.

hotter than....

Pentagon: Civilian Casualties In Gaza 'Too High'

The Ten Cannots

Papantonio: No Labels – Another Name For Corporate Republicans

GOP Tells Obama to Ignore Congress One Day After Suing Him for Ignoring Congress

Might it be possible to raise the post count threshold for MIRT consideration?

Boehner warns on unilateral immigration action by Obama

"Koch-backed seniors group low-balling election spending?"

The Vulture Paul Singer. He needs to be watched.

Which movie are you eagerly awaiting in the theaters ?

Erik Rush, mo-ron: Obama kill the plane!!1!!11

Why suing Obama could become a bigger GOP headache than impeachment talk

Attorney General Warns Market Basket Management to Respect Workers' Rights!!!

How happy?

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Friday, 1 August 2014

In Flanders fields the poppies blow...

Ahead of Harlem bash, Charles Rangel tamps down successor buzz

Health-Law Opponents Seek Supreme Court Review

A modest proposal for Israel regarding US weapons.

LIUNA Pension Fund Proposal Calls on Walgreen Co. to Bar Inversions

If you are a Politician from Massachusetts....RAYTHEON..."Has Your Back" and Support...

LIUNA Pension Fund Proposal Calls on Walgreen Co. to Bar Inversions

What is behind the stock sell off and will it impact the average Joe?

Investigation: Woman claims police brutality against NYPD officer

Help DU this poll and send Steve Wynn a message

House rules committee -- Louise Slaughter brings it

Harry Reid's office responds to John Boehner and Republicans...

Should Obama Fire His CIA Chief for Misleading the Public About the Senate Spying Scandal?

Ann Coulter Refuses to Board Airplane With Black Pilot (Satire - who knew?)

Rick Scarborough: God Would Be Perfectly Justified In Nuking America Over Gay Ambassadors

Man accused of inserting needles into meat at Belleville grocery store

So I just created this bumper sticker…

Has anybody been following today's MLB trading deadline?

St. Louis County to investigate Sunset Hills mayor's role in cycling crash

Allen Frances, disses a gift of half a billion for genetic research in Mental Health

Report: Metta World Peace heading to Chinese Basketball Association to join Sichuan Blue Whales

I went to a zoo today and there was only one dog in it

Bucks Sign Jerryd Bayless

Don't get so tolerant...

Pat Riley says Heat will be fine

Island Transit is dead broke, cutting jobs and routes

House GOP leaders spike border bill rather than see it defeated

Reps. Ellison and Lewis Take Important Steps to Protect American Workers

Kings Sign Eric Moreland

Ebola patients, US citizens, are being evacuated to the U.S. from Liberia.

Reps. Ellison and Lewis Take Important Steps to Protect American Workers

Debunking Israel's 'self-defense' argument

Jon Stewart’s Directing Debut ‘Rosewater’ Scores Awards Season Release Date

I need a cartoon of

Women can't be Catholic priests? Just who incarnated Jesus in the first place?

National COSH op-ed in Mercury News: seeking rights for temp workers

Ex-Blackwater guard says didn't feel threatened

Weekend Music to Chill by.....Rachmaninoff edition!

Ebola patient to be transferred to Atlanta's Emory hospital

Anyone know the poop on biodegradable litter bags?

Pair of NLRB Cases Could Land Temps, Low-Wage Workers the Protections They’ve Long Desired

In case you all don't see this.

1968 (Your Help, Please!)

Pair of NLRB Cases Could Land Temps, Low-Wage Workers the Protections They’ve Long Desired

Joe Scarborough calls out Israel’s actions as ‘asinine’ in good piece of journalism on Morning Joe

Key suspect in Jaime Garzon murder case captured in central Colombia

CIA director John Brennan lied to you and to the Senate. Fire him

MacRumors: iPhone 6

NYT: The Kids Who Beat Autism

Lesbian divorce may lead to 3rd marriage ban ruling in Florida!

Senator Ted Cruz controls the House Republicans.

TOONS: Boehner Sues (updated)

Hope this is the appropriate group for this video.

What a difference a day makes~

I just gave $150 to Doctors Without Borders

Richard Gage of AE911Truth on C-Span's Washington Journal Friday Aug 1st, 9:15am EDT

Alabama is broken. And I live here. Part II: This is WHY

U.S. judge orders Microsoft to submit customer's emails from abroad

Protesters Plan ‘Gay Stoning’ At Beverly Hills Hotel To Shame Owner For Homophobic Laws

Anyone else suffering thru a summer cold...?

That Damn Tweety

KKK Calls For 'Shoot To Kill' Policy Against Undocumented Immigrants

I don't care what the movie critics say. Enemy at the Gates

Don't Take Away This Veteran's Therapy Ducks! (E-action)

As the GOP spins ~

If God Is Your Co-pilot...

Shhh, here they come!

Drift gill-net fishery closed to make safe passage for migrating loggerhead turtles

I could use a laugh. Jokes?

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