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Archives: May 15, 2015

We should learn from European about politics

Something is stirring in the religious world

Madigan sends Rauner message on anti-union right-to-work proposal

Reddit enacts anti-harassment policy after user complaints

Boehner rejects Amtrak question as ‘stupid’

83 is young for a Jedi

Possible bear sighting between College Park and Ivanhoe Village (Orlando)

My new Atticus Finch T shirt:

The Political One Percent of the One Percent: Megadonors fuel rising cost of elections in 2014

Today’s University Nebraska Omaha is friendlier and more accepting, say LGBTQ students

Today’s University Nebraska Omaha is friendlier and more accepting, say LGBTQ students

EKOS poll: Stunning NDP surge has all three parties in a dead heat

"Hospital CEO spotted masturbating outside Woodburn Bi-Mart"

Obama says holding bipartisan talks on infrastructure plan

Republicans' motivation for not adequately funding Amtrak?

Viagra may help cure malaria, research suggests

I don't know how to bring things to your attention...

Sen.Sanders to Senate: No on TPP

Apple Watch is better for you than Obamacare, Jeb Bush says

Orlando is very slowly becoming a true big city

Uber offices in Montreal raided by police.

Update on organizing meeting I attended

Teahaddist Link to Benghazi and Amtrak

Rethugs wanted to get rid of Amtrak some time ago..

Iraq-born Mesquite man arrested by FBI, which alleges he pledged allegiance to ISIS

LOL-- USA Today posts pre-written article about Boston bombing sentence....

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Trains, Pains, and Vaccines! & a Kittehs gif

Sacred Native Site to Be Buried by New St. Louis NFL Stadium

Websites Are Already Selling Out of Ad Inventory for 2016

TRNN: Verizon Buys AOL, Now Owns HuffPost. What Does This Mean to Us? --(Interview with Free Press)

The Price We Pay for Conservative Scorn of Amtrak

Secret Service supervisors failed to report agents’ misconduct, IG says

No sentence after first full day of Boston bombing jury deliberations

Florida governor signs bill that outlaws online 'revenge porn'

When the Right Wing Media Lie About Hillary Clinton, I Go After the Facts

Hillary Clinton Makes First Visit to Brooklyn Since Announcing Campaign

Jeb Bush Confronted by College Student: 'Your Brother Created ISIS'

Railroads Want One Man Crews

To me, besides the tragic nature of the AMTRAK crash...

Baltics to ask NATO for thousands of troops

Naming and shaming: how medicine is used to promote demonization of Israel

SC House Takes Up Sharia Law Bill

TCM Schedule for Friday, May 15, 2015 -- Friday Night Spotlight - Orson Welles

I believe

7 Eye-Rollingly Sexist Prom Policies

Michigan GOP ‘Exercise In Reprioritization’ Fixes Roads By Raising Taxes Only On The Working Poor

Meet the Man Who Invented the Super PAC

Obama offers Gulf nations "ironclad" security cooperation By JULIE PACE AP White House Corresponden

Warren Has Irked Obama Before, But Trade Deepens Their Rift

"Be The Candidate Supporter You'd Want To Have Met Before You Became A Supporter Of That Candidate".

The Absurdly Rational Logic of Wages for Wives (a proposal made in 1926!)

The Absurdly Rational Logic of Wages for Wives

Hillary, In Between~

Sanders Has Already Won

Dress Codes for Girls: Are Teachers the New Objectifiers?

Dress Codes for Girls: Are Teachers the New Objectifiers?

Taiwan to ban practically all food imports from Japan

Book reviews for "Taking Back Astronomy - The Heavens Declare Creation and Science Confirms It"

Mad Max enrages Men's Rights Activists who claim they are being duped into watching 'feminist

America is giving up on political parties and organized religion. Thanks, millennials.

‘Infamy:’ the detention of Japanese Americans in WWII (book review)

Rolling Stone: The Democratic Party Would Triangulate Its Own Mother Read more: http://www.rollings

Notley bans destruction of all government documents

Rolling Stone: The Democratic Party Would Triangulate Its Own Mother Read more: http://www.rollings

February 9, 1825 "Corrupt Bargain": United States presidential election, 1824

Rolling Stone: The Democratic Party Would Triangulate Its Own Mother

Franken and Klobuchar both voted no today


Jeb Bush Wants to Replace Obamacare With His Apple Watch

Why do you think parking is such an emotional issue for so many people?

FLDS Church fined $2 million for child labor violations

Field an MLB Team using only players you've seen take the field live

Sweden's Unique Way of Scaring off Russian Submarines

73 ain't that old for a Jedi knight.

Curious as to what we all think will be the sentence for Tsarnaev.


Robert Reich on the TPP

French President’s Debt Comment in Haiti Reopens Old Wounds About Slave Trade

Father and son charged in insider trading case

2016 US Senate Election Ratings

Climate Change, Drought Likely Means Marijuana Grown In California Will Be More Potent

You can now send your adversaries a fart in a jar

Yoko Ono and the Myth That Deserves to Die

Man robs credit union to get bail money for his girlfriend

San Jose, police union agreement clears way for body cameras on officers within next year

Exploring the faith of Catholic men

Is Bernie Sanders the Best Candidate on Climate Change?

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio addresses income inequality at Santa Clara University

Vaccine exemptions: California Senate overwhelmingly passes SB 277, abolishing most opt-outs

the price of weed

Homan Square detainee: I was sexually abused by police at Chicago 'black site'

We’re living in an anti-choice nightmare: 25 ways anti-women warriors are playing doctor

Begin Japanology ~ SHINKANSEN (The Bullet Train)

Obama: Prospect of two-state solution seems distant

The Last Day of Her Life

'Take us with you, Scotland' say thousands in North of England

The Koch brothers assault on Social Security

The Nightly Show with Larry Willmore

Recent rains help Texas emerge from harsh drought conditions

thundering and lightening in los angeles

More than 350 child soldiers released in CAR

200 bills headed to oblivion in Democratic slowdown

Baltimore corrections officers charged with looting convenience store during unrest

The Day Scott Walker Could Have Ended His Candidacy In The Recall

Plan for School Finance Overhaul Dies in Texas House--Additional funding of $3 billion lost

A good day to play inside

A nice little

Soil Critters - Life in the Great Underneath

House rejects effort to let Texans vote on raising minimum wage

House approves measure to bring grocery stores to food deserts

Corrupt Texas politicians could lose state pension

Right-to-work goes down in flames in Illinois House with zero yes votes

Judge dismisses 'whodunit' suit over sex toy

Police-Involved Killings Continue with No End in Sight ...Look at the Chart! LOOK AT IT!

Police-Involved Killings Continue with No End in Sight ...Look at the Chart! LOOK AT IT!

10-year-old Texas boy to be charged with felony in fatal dog beating

Heroin, syringe found at gym with San Antonio boxing legend Tony Ayala Jr.'s body, police say

on TCM, San Franscisco now @ 12:15am

Jeb is toast.

James Taylor says Obama is great; riding Hillary train

USDA develops first government label for GMO-free products

OK, "Pals East Bay" (Oakland) has a GoFundMe page for its Rainbow Bridge Fund...

Bill Nye: GMOs are a great benefit

Exclusive: Cox Planning to Impose Usage Overage Fees

NY midtown robots allow for conversation-free hotel service

Mom in circumcision fight found, jailed

Baton Rouge, New Orleans law firms, others agree to $4.9 million Stanford settlement

Faster Kill Pussycat [Feat. Brittany Murphy] (Roman Hunter Mix)

mad men question- possible spoilers

Bernie steals the Spotlight!

Schwandt family of MI has 13th son

Breaking: 'King of the Blues' Legend B.B. King Dead at Age 89

AP bulletin: B.B. King has died

In Memory of BB King (1925-2015), RIP good sir....

Minnesota Senate pulls back on pollinator protection

Michigan GOP ‘Exercise In Reprioritization’ Fixes Roads By Raising Taxes Only On The Working Poor

BB King and U2: "When Love Comes to Town"

BB King (Letterman, 2011) - "Why I Sing the Blues"

Israeli Government To Refugees: Go Back To Africa Or Go To Prison

CBS News: 40 Percent of U.S. Bee Colonies Died in Past Year

One of the greatest artists of the century.

One of the greatest artists of the century.

Mom in circumcision fight found, jailed

Ladies and Gentlemen, the thrill IS gone.

Drilling Begins 3 Miles From BP Oil Spill

A Road Map to Fix America’s Transportation Infrastructure

An unlikely alliance: Ranchers and green activists fight Texas pipeline

'Emergency motion' seeks release of Y-12 protesters; cites medical condition of 85-year-old nun

Daily Holidays - May 15

No offense to Lou Costello

Lapdogs, redux: How the press tried to discredit Hersh’s bombshell reporting on CIA domestic spying

So I was just watching "Comics Unleashed" when...

How the TPP Trade Deal Could Increase Risk of Dying of Breast Cancer

Four Ways Cities Can Make Jails Fairer to the Poor—and Save Money

Amtrak Disaster: Weeks Before Derailment, Lawmakers Moved to Delay Rail Safety Rule

Message memo for Bernie: Attack fossil fuels, not "automobiles" in general.

It's been a pleasure having the Obamas in the White House

SABMiller buys London craft brewer Meantime

Bernie Sanders' Troubling History of Supporting US Military Violence Abroad

Evidence of human and Neanderthal interbreeding in Europe finally found

Laura Ingraham shouts it from the rooftops: DailyKos was so, so, so right!

Australian Labor Party: We've rejected ISDS with the U.S. in the past. Why accept it now?

Ingeborg Rapoport to Become Oldest Recipient of Doctorate After Nazi Injustice is Righted

B.B. King is dead

Severely restricting Congressional access to the TPP is tantamount to no real access at all.

Nebraska officials confirm 2nd bird flu outbreak (1.8 million chickens)

Cuba has agreed to share lung cancer vaccine with the United States


Supreme Court rejects argument Omar Khadr was adult offender

Sacred Native Site to Be Buried by New St. Louis NFL Stadium

PeaceHealth workers set union vote

Do Republicans Really Support a 'Progressive' Trade Deal? No Comment.

NASA Study Shows Antarctica’s Larsen B Ice Shelf Nearing Its Final Act

Thursday night conference calls say O'Malley "more inclined than ever" to run.

Bill Cosby to appear on Good Morning America today

Newsweek: The Assault on Unions Is Hurting All Workers

Newsweek: The Assault on Unions Is Hurting All Workers

Newsweek: The Assault on Unions Is Hurting All Workers

The Blairites are back. But if Labour falls to them, the party may as well give up

Why the original Jeb Bush response over invading Iraq matters

Clinton Echoes Sanders: A Litmus Test For The SC: Pledge To Overturn Citizens United

Professor Meets World: Saida Grundy and her comments about white college men

It's no use

"Islam was never a religion of peace."

Matisse work from art trove returned to owner's heirs

South Platte River floodwaters from Colorado diverted into Nebraska canals

Six Strings Down

South Platte River floodwaters from Colorado diverted into Nebraska canals

The Pipeline That Texans Are Freaking Out Over (Nope, Not Keystone)

5/1 Washington State Snowpack At 17% Of Average; Cox Valley Normal 80" - Now All Wildflowers

All-Time European Heat Record For May Falls For 2nd Time This Month - Wunderground

For First Time, China's Oil Imports Surpass Those Of U.S. - April 2015

LED Bulb Shopping

Well, we are now empty nesters......our baby robins jumped out of their nest last night.....

SAA Bans Transport Of All Wildlife Trophies From All Flights - Mongabay

Bernie Sanders hires campaign coordinator in Iowa

The tentacles of C-51 are long and sticky

'Gay sailor' to deter Russian submarines?


David Ignatius on TPP, HRC, and Warren

Yemen ceasefire under strain despite Houthi withdrawal from border

Have you seen that Kirk has already started his campaign?

Mcconnell in bind on PATRIOT Act / big defense vote in House

Newest House Republican added to GOP protection list

Isaiah Poole: The price we pay for conservative scorn of Amtrak

Consent---It's simple as Tea.

What is Bernie going to do to win?

Insurance holding firm Assurant Inc. to exit health care marketplace by 2016

BC's Provincial Gov Takes Bold Action - Creates A Climate Advisory Panel!

Rank-and-file House GOP to leaders: We want to be heard

B. B. King and Lucille

Who is the best candidate on the issue of climate change?

Climate scientists find elusive tropospheric hot spot

Pacifist or chickenhawk? How Jeb (almost) avoided Vietnam draft

Krugman gives hell to Jeb today in the NYT...heh, heh...

The Marijuana Economy Comes Out of the Shadows

Greatest garden of all? Spring Visit To Keukenhof’s Gardens Exceeds All Expectations

Boca Jrs vs River Plate (Game Suspended)

"My baby's pacifier? . . . A loaded .44 of course!" . . . Please come CAPTION Ted Nugent!!!!

Our solar system: not like the others?

5/15/15 This week in crazy: Satan is in your marijuana!

The Read Local Book Festival in Durham this weekend should be fun...

Friday TOON Roundup 1 -Infrastructure Neglect

Friday TOON Roundup 2 - GOP

Friday TOON Roundup 3 - The Rest

Whale rainbows

Hillary Clinton’s litmus test for Supreme Court nominees: a pledge to overturn Citizens United

It’s a boy, incredibly, for the 13th time in a row for Michigan couple

Space data protect whales from ships

Saw "Woman in Gold" and boy, I am mad all over again...

House amendments to teh Defense Appropriations bill


Merlin, the world's loudest purring cat.

This is Affirmative Action

Shell Oil defies Seattle Port Commissioners - brings big rigs into port

Did We Almost Lose New York? - by Harvey Wasserman

The nightmare returns for the Republican Party...

Affirmative action nailed to the bush.

Shark finning is brutal and sad (and disgusting)

Email from Robert Reich, Common Cause - dollar for dollar match

Rachel Maddow - Duke Energy admits guilt in coal ash case

College Radio Flashback: Covering Campus Disturbances in the 1960s and 70s

Permafrost Thaw Would Have Runaway Effect on Carbon Release

Rare Rain Delay at the Dogers Game Last Night

For Amtrak Engineer Brandon Bostian, Childhood Passion Became a Career

Instead of Jeb obsessing about his brother's feelings and legacy....

Have any of you used USFHP for your health insurance?

Rachel Maddow - Bush stumbles raise questions of campaign competence

David Sirota: Why Legal Weed Is the Future

Anti-gay marriage bill author says his measure may not be dead

New "True Detective" S2 Trailer

Last day to become a delegate and vote at the DPW convention

Postal Workers Fight Privatization

The Wizard of Id nails it on TPA--

CNN's Carol Costello lets the cat out of the bag regarding Hillary and the media...

I am done giving money to the national Democratic Party.

Consumer Sentiment in U.S. Plunged in May by Most in Two Years

GOP: "we discussed ceding the decision entirely to Fox News"

Democrats, union members oppose trade measure; Ryan supports it

The GOP genuflecting to America's worst bigots continues....

Democrats, union members oppose trade measure; Ryan supports it

Bill Clinton's former trade negotiator working for Mexico -- to sue us using WTO rules

Democrats, union members oppose trade measure; Ryan supports it

Mitt Romney Fights Evander Holyfield in Salt Lake City for Charity

Here's why they hate all Westerners - we have no regard for their lives

Mark Fiore is very cross about TPP transparency. This one's a little painful to watch.

Nobel-Winning Economist Comes to Elizabeth Warren's Defense on Trade

Check out these images of recently discovered deep sea creatures

Flashback Friday: Winnipeg workers cripple city in 1919 general strike

Flashback Friday: Winnipeg workers cripple city in 1919 general strike

Large Hadron Collider finds long-sought signs of rare particle decays

Flashback Friday: Winnipeg workers cripple city in 1919 general strike

103 years ago, that asshole Ty Cobb attacked a fan

Mark Fiore's latest..posted in GD. It's about TPP and lack of transparency.

Democrats are actually more enthusiastic than Republicans about trade

In Guatemala alone 68 union activists have been murdered since 2007:

Orlando Pub Owner Holds Black Couple At Gunpoint: 'Call Jesse Jackson'

US industrial output falls for 5th month on lower drilling

Candlestick Park demo update (pic heavy)

Conservatives & TPers so confused about ACA; hate it, but bitch when GOP keeps them from signing up

Upd8s from Kathmandu

Demo crews douse Candlestick Park rubble with drinking water, not recycled water

How many mainstream media figures donated to Bush Family Causes like Points of Light?

Gene Sharp's stuff is online. It is REALLY time to look at it again.

Ask Dr. Science: Scott Walker Edition

Rest in peace B.B.

Paul Krugman: Jeb Bush’s “vile cowardice” on Iraq typical of GOP’s “fraternity of failure”

Train crash risks higher with slow safety rollout, lax governance: Re Rachel Maddow Show 5/13/15

So far ALL GOP presidential candidates would NOT have invaded Iraq.

David Cameron's new disabilities minister voted against protecting disabled children's benefits

What cesspool does Hannity find his guests in?

Austerity and Neoliberalism in Greece, Richard Wolff & Barry Herman / The New School

Rocket Is One Lucky Boy! (kitty rescue)

Scandal? Pundits Know Zero About Clinton Foundation

Top 6 Facts About Kissing

“Mistakes were made”

Did the American people request a new trade agreement? Why is this on the agenda at all?

Sen. Gillibrand to push bill extending VA benefits to Navy veterans exposed to Agent Orange

Norwegian police suspect 4 in penguin theft from animal park

1 in 4 adults had insurance but still couldn’t afford medical care

Shit. ISIS Poised to Destroy Another World Treasure: Palymyra

Witness Accounts in Midtown Hammer Attack Show the Power of False Memory

25 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Aztec Gods

Alaska House Finance Committee says it won't advance Medicaid expansion

RFK Jr is going to throw a HUGE tantrum...

RFK Jr is going to throw a HUGE tantrum...

Upcoming Alaska Navy training exercises prompt environmental protest plans

Texas Is Trying To Make It Basically Impossible For Minors To Get An Abortion

Public input sought on recovery plan for endangered Cook Inlet belugas

Human Rights Watch Daily Brief, 15 May 2015

Pic Of The Moment: This Week In Jeb Bush's World: Repeal Obamacare, Replace It With Apple Watches

Anchorage accepts review of zoning restrictions said to discriminate against disabled

before there was photoshop . . .

Atheist mom teaches kid how to pray, and other adventures in God

Rick Perry to announce presidential run June 4 in Dallas

Senate proposal to close Gitmo will face stiff opposition

Reid: Hillary Clinton 'has a clear field' for 2016

Gallup poll: Economy tops foreign affairs as top 2016 issue

After dismissals, naval training center invites back 4 religious volunteers

Amtrak was close to turning on PTC, Boardman says

What's for Dinner, Fri., May 15, 2015

House defies Obama veto threat, approves $612B defense bill

A tale of ignorant woe

Big Kitties Need Love Too!

Toni Morrison - "The New Progressive Agenda: A Return to Citizenship"

Germany's Catholic Church Just Took An Amazing Step For LGBT And Remarried Catholics

Lacey's kittens: four weeks old!

Awkward Band Photos

B. B. King: Let the Good Times Roll

Independent Underground Radio - "Amtrak, Transportation & Michigan Woes"


New Horizons’ first photos of Pluto’s smallest moons

Friday Joke thread. Here's mine:

After 2 weeks, legislators still not negotiating a budget

End Is Near for 10,000-Year-Old Antarctic Ice Shelf

Can/Will Republicans steal the 2016 presidential election?

anyone ever had a pet starling?

CEOs make 373 times what average workers earn

The Rude Pundit - Other Things Jade Helm Could Be

Dignity, Honor, Strength.

18-cent spike in L.A. drives gas prices over $4 a gallon

China is selling drones to Jordan, lawmaker says

Cops deserve our respect, President Obama says

Please send money to RUSS FEINGOLD, boy do we need him to win now more than ever!

White man with AR-15 O.K. - Black guy, well.....

Humanity weeps as Candy Crush Saga comes preinstalled with Windows 10

For the past week DU has been slow at certain times of the day.

Breaking: Jeb Bush resigns as George W Bush's brother

FINALLY, I'm following up - (edit: final update)

Is Bernie Sanders the Most LGBT-Friendly Candidate?

They're Robbing You, They Robbed You Yesterday & They're Gonna Rob You Again

Canada sides with Elizabeth Warren, over Trade Fight With Obama

16 Miami Beach cops probed over 'disgusting' racist, sexist email

Controlled default without Grexit: A silent, slow death for Greece

Mumia Abu-Jamal?

Dems to Begin "Senate Trade War" Next Week-- (Using Procedural Roadblocks to Their Advantage)

College official accuses black student of harassment because he’s waiting to see his advisor

How the IRS seized a North Carolina businessman’s life savings without ever charging him

The WNBA has suspended Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson

Goodbye B.B King! 1925-2015

Harry Reid: Hillary Clinton "has a clear field"...."right now we have Hillary Clinton and that's it"

IRS demanding share of server's tips.....I had no idea.....this is AWFULL.

Poll shows Tom Brady has an unfavorability rating of 83%

Elizabeth Warren headlines California Democratic convention

Possible Bumper Sticker:

Matt Taibbi's truthiness analyzed

I just wanna say I'm a Texan and my US Senator is an imbecilic fuck

How the church gave B.B. King the blues

Golovkin vs Monroe (5-16)

You Can Now Buy a Bernie Sanders Teddy Bear

we can't be fooled anymore - "Right to Work", "Leave no child behind"

Reza Aslan on religion in America: “Whenever someone wishes me a Merry Christmas I am obligated to

Tell Sherrod Brown He Needs to Get Himself Arrested . .

Poll shows Tom Brady has an unfavorability rating of 83%

They're here:

Family 'horrified' when nine ducklings were killed with lawnmower

Wanna know where to get high? there's an app for that!

Bill Cosby dodges direct questions on scandal in ABC interview

Reagan Preferred Presidential Candidate of Republican Voters

How Bernie Sanders Shaped the Northeast Punk Scene

Judith Miller now best buds with........

Sexting Missouri House Speaker Resigns, For Sexting, KTHXBAI!

RIP to the Marines and Nepalese Soldiers who lost their lives on a mercy mission.

Phrase or song that makes you think of a cruise or island vacation.

Marijuana Prohibition Is Unscientific, Unconstitutional And Unjust

Hillary Clinton’s rope-a-dope approach to Obama's trade agenda highlights her vulnerability

Kansas House rejects plan to raise sales tax to fix budget

Kansas School Superintendent Resigns to Save District Money

Harriet Tubman on the $20 Bill? What a Terrific Idea!

So the Amtrak train was still accelerating seconds before the crash...

Two from World War I to get Medal of Honor

Ousted Democrat Announces Indiana Senate Bid

"It was a horrible idea---as bad as sticking your face in a blender"

KB 3035583

A tale of two tragedies: From Beitunia to Vienna on Nakba Day

What a freaking brilliant actor.

Screw the 'safety net'....

GOPer Who Allegedly Pressured Mistress To Have Abortion Votes For Ban

Boston Bombing sentencing verdict is in

Texas gay marriage ban blocked

Sanders, Brown & Reid Begin "Senate Trade War" Next Week--(Using Procedural Roadblocks)

AFL-CIO chief: White House trade bill argument is ‘unadulterated horse waste’

Cuba Leading the Way in Rainbow Rights

Bernie leads the way: Senators press Obama on wages and benefits for federal contract workers

FBI and Homeland Security Respond to Shocking Goatse Bomb in Atlanta

I had tea with the Archbishop of Canterbury yesterday.

50 wounded in Gaza blast, including women and children

The arguments against the Human Rights Act are coming. They will be false

Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren Ask Obama To 'Fight For $15' With Executive Power

One of my bros texted me this:

Sentence Reached for Dzhokar Tsarnaev in Boston Marathon Bombing

The Pain of Modern Life

Indonesia Military's Virginity Testing Should Be Abolished, Human Rights Group Urges

Luxembourg PM first EU leader to marry same-sex partner

Saudi man gets life in U.S. prison for ties to Africa embassy bombings

White House urges Senate to pass 'compromise' surveillance reform bill

MSNBC - Any minute verdict in Botson penalty

Ex-U.S. military translator denied bail in Islamic State case in Texas

Councilman's wife looks to unseat him in election

Speed Control Was Installed, Not On at Time of Amtrak Crash

House Votes to Pass So-Called “Fetal Pain” 20 Week Federal Ban/Care2

Listening to two old men chat about social media on the bus...

When Barack Obama sang “Sweet Home Chicago” with BB King

Institutional Racism? Mom who left kids in car sentenced to 18 years probation

Professor Stephen Hawking on the history and future of intelligence

New Muppet show...

I have made my decision...

Arsene Wenger on Languages

Isis routs Iraqi troops from most of Ramadi

TEPCO May Need to Dump Fukushima Water Into Sea, UN Says

DP for the Boston Bomber.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sentenced to death for Boston Marathon bombing – live

Houston couple holding essay contest for $400,000 home

The Rude Pundit - Republicans Killed the Amtrak Derailment Victims

On the Verdict: Revenge is a very poor substitute for justice. Discuss...


What’s so authentic about Bernie Sanders?

Remember Wacky Packages?


Bernie Sanders: Richard Trumka

Remember, Oregonians, your senator Merkley is a DEMOCRAT...

Making the World Safe for Big Business

BB King marathon. Happy listening to close out your Friday!

There are more than 60 death row inmates on Federal Death Row...

Islamic State seizes capital of Iraq’s largest province

Looks like Marco Rubio has some 'splaining to do...

Lawsuit alleges forced vaginal probes for Valencia students

After Attacking Warren, Obama Having Trouble Selling TPP to Fellow Dems

The Boat Of Starving Rohingya Refugees That No Country Will Take In

Weekend Economists Visit Borinquen, La Isla del Encanto May 15-17, 2015

My commencement ceremony is this evening.

Neighbor complains about parrot that curses in Spanish

Truck drivers voting for todays Repub/Teaparty

Picasso or bust: why Fox and other puritans find his work so shocking

Ok English majors, English grammar people and everyone else for that matter....

Legislature rejects lower minimum wage, $8 per hour, for high-schoolers

Reza Aslan Made the Worst Case For Religion On The Daily Show

TCM Schedule for Saturday, May 16, 2015 -- The Essentials: Ballet Classics

Riding with the King (B.B. King and Eric Clapton album)

Repeal of Glass Steagall, aka Gramm, Leach, Blilely: DU memes versus reality.

You can't sort of want the Death Penalty.

DNC chairwoman baits Jeb Bush on Apple Watch Obamacare comment

Boston Marathon Bomber to Die, Nation Forgets About Years of Appeals

FairPoint Announces Layoff of More Than 10% of Northern New England Workforce

US says Gulf oil spill could last 100 years.

Health Insurance for All in Tennessee (conference and party)

Let's try something on TPP, something a little different.

BBC: Your life on earth (Awesome)

US says Gulf oil spill could last 100 years.

Howard Dean brings back the ‘Dean Scream’ for Chris Christie: ‘You’re not going to win’

One after another self professed KREEEEEESTIAN on radio today GLEEFUL about

Does anyone know how and what time to watch Romney/Holyfield fight tonight?

Blue Bell lays off 1,450 workers, furloughs 1,400 more

So about this death penalty thing

Syrian forces battle IS near ancient ruins of Palmyra

Blue Bell lays off 1,450 workers, furloughs 1,400 more

Breaking: Asst Conductor thought she heard over the radio the Engineeer say that the train was

Uribe asks for international protection against ‘political persecution’

Fischer: Gays Should Be Banned From Working For The TSA

New Species of Fish with Anus on Head Discovered in Indiana

Ed Lee Acquires Venture Capital for New Start-Up City

Countries around World Are Revoking Freedom of Assembly

Gavin McInnes, Fox News Guest, Says Women Are 'Less Ambitious' And 'Happier At Home'

pRick Scott asks agency heads to prepare for government shut down

Now this is a tough cat!

Buckle up, California–scientists predict you're about to ride one hell of a long heat wave

Bill that provides libel protection to reporters headed to Abbott for signature

Senate GOP killed $2 billion for Amtrak repairs in 2011

Pat Toomey Insists He's Not Holding Up A Judicial Nominee He's Holding Up

Medicine Hat becomes the first city in Canada to eliminate homelessness

Former PA Governor Ed Rendell Goes Off On ‘SOB’ Republicans For Cutting Amtrak Funding

John Legend Responds To Conservatives Who Challenge African Americans On Racism

Dallas slumlord hospital chain owner gets 11 years for health-care fraud

American Crime finale (spoiler-ish)

'Clinton Cash' author owes Hillary Clinton an apology-HRC room

4 San Antonio Wagner HS students disciplined after 'Black Lives Matter' demonstration at fashion sho

reportgate: "We the American people are fed lots of bad information"

Hillary Clinton Says She’ll Only Appoint SCOTUS Justices Who Will Overturn Citizens United HRC room

Police: Michigan man accused of waterboarding 5-year-old boy

Tonight on Real Time with Bill Maher: Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Killer Mike, Heather McGee, Charles Murray

I am bisexual and I want to come out to my hating fundamentalist

When I say I am against the death penalty,

Did Jeb throw Dubya under the bus?

Meet the cat-sized rodent named after James Bond

Train may have been struck before it derailed, officials say.

Zoologger: The clumsy tree-dweller transforms into a gliding ace

Bad memories drive lab rats to rescue drenched companions faster

Martin O'Malley on Boston Marathon bomber verdict

What was your favourite David Letterman moment? I watched the show in the early 1980s. David had a

House fire near VP's residence investigated, leaves 4 dead

Texas enacts even more restrictive voter ID law to disenfranchise even more voters

Fox News: Women would be much happier at home.....instead they put work over family

US team pulls woman from collapsed 4-story building in Nepal

That's it, I'm not smoking any more

Data App: Track Texas Reservoir Levels

sunset along the river

Six months since the child, Tamir Rice, was murdered and the cop hasn't even been questioned

Sale, greater Manchester: company sees couple down on their luck, does something about it

Friday afternoon/evening post your shot!

Scientists have discovered a new state of matter, called 'Jahn-Teller metals'

Wyoming Makes It A Crime To Collect Evidence Of Pollution On Public Lands

Dear Jeb Bush,

Do kids send thank you notes any more? Or maybe thank you texts?

House Republicans Find Billions Of Dollars Under Couch Cushions, Will Spend It On War

Infuriating CNN discussion of student confronting Jeb

IS seizes government HQ in Iraq's Ramadi

Robert Drasnin, ‘Twilight Zone’ Composer, Dies at 87

Nigerian Restaurant Shut Down for Serving Human Flesh

You can’t stop the trade machine

Conservative Host Thinks Amtrak Engineer's Sexuality Is 'A Factor' In Crash

If you are anywhere near zip code 29910. I want someone to see Mad Max with!

Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, listen with your eyes [re: closing arguments]

Court Orders Immediate Release of 85-Year-Old Nun, Fellow Anti-Nuclear Activists