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Archives: May 24, 2015

Religion In The Comics - 027

Trumad has had many beers! Trumad says: Fuck you Discussionist.

I went to the hardware store today. (political tie at end of post.)

Flashback: BillO says religion is a constraint on society

It was a tractor kind of day.

Your favorite off the beaten path snacks (or snack concoctions)

You know, a lot of you people really drive me up the wall.

Netanyahu thanks Kerry: U.S. met its commitment to Israel over nuclear issue

California governor pitches amnesty on traffic debt for poor

Kochs take on Hillary

Racist letter tells black Lindenhurst family: ‘You don’t belong here’

Anyone else here play pool?

These states rob from the poor and give to the rich

Huckabee Squashed Charges Against His Son For Stoning, Hanging Dog (From 2007)

Puerto Rico legislators narrowly approve sales tax increase

Jeb Bush’s War on Gay Adoption

Kinder Morgan Paid Pennsylvania Police Department to ‘Deter Protests’ over Pipeline

San Francisco's Median Rent Climbs to a Whopping $4,225

Income Inequality

Some night shots

207 giant tortoises to be released in the Galapagos

207 giant tortoises to be released in the Galapagos

OMG! I have been mentioned on Discussionist!

This Park in Ecuador is One of the Most Biodiverse Places on Earth

This Park in Ecuador is One of the Most Biodiverse Places on Earth

Charles Murray and the Right's Plan to Subvert Democracy

Vandals damage California dam, release 50 million gallons of water

Wing tips: Bird-watching adventures high in the Andes Mountains

Wing tips: Bird-watching adventures high in the Andes Mountains

David Wright is done.

Carson wins early GOP straw poll

Any other O'Malley people in Illinois?

Hello dere!

McDonald’s “New Policy” Bans Customers From Buying Food For Homeless

Hillary Clinton has shifted left, but so have Americans

Missouri governor commutes man's life sentence for drug charge

Thousands Worldwide March Against Monsanto and GM Crops

Tea Party Thought Leaders Lament Once-Promising Session

Faith fight: Churches at odds over teachings

Cover-up: Huckabee-Appointed Judge Loses Police Report Against Child Molester Josh Duggar

Down Memory Lane with JeffR and Friday Night DUzies

Ironic Misandry Claims Its First Victim

U.S. State Department issues travel warning to Phillipines

Is Facebook acting up?


Colombia's Santos presses for peace as FARC death toll climbs

Finland instructs nearly a million military reservists be ready for war

Want to have some fun? Caption this picture of my black cat, Raven.

If not for Bush's Iraq War, more Americans would be willing to send troops to fight ISIS.

Duggar Family Mentor Resigns From Right Wing Religious Organization Amid Sex Scandal

On a very light note

This Drummer Is At The Wrong Gig....LOL Warning...

Ben Carson Wins Southern Republican Leadership Conference Straw Poll

MEDIA Jay-Z and Beyonce Have Been Discreetly Paying the Bail of Baltimore and Ferguson Protesters

Possum, Oh my.

Tweet from God on Ireland and marriage equality

Soooo Mike Huckabee doesn't always defend child molesters

Lawyer Says Venezuela Government Foe Ceballos Moved to Prison

Jeb Bush Needs More Evidence for Climate Change Action Than He Does to Start a War

I'm going to hurl a few three letter "words" at President Obama's legacy


Rain could spell trouble for Conroe dam

O hai I got a pillow on ma head

Sinning versus Criminal Behavior: one involves God, the other Law Enforcement.

ATTN: Tucson drivers, RED LIGHT Cameras may soon be history

it's a long weekend and i'm having a private dance party on my couch

Ex-nun says yes to wedding proposal (Ireland)

Bern Cream

Another Socialism thread? Yep.

The Duggars' Homeschooling Method Blames Victims In Abuse

Duggar Parents Placed Son in Christian Treatment Facility whose Leader was Caught Molesting Girls

Positive thoughts for my friend, please; as she readies herself to leave this life...

7 things people who say they’re ‘fiscally conservative & socially liberal’ don’t understand

Michelle Duggar accepted ‘Mother of the Year’ awards while covering up daughters' molestation

dog people. i have an urgent question. submissive urination. the dog started it out of the blue,

We've had a very nice visit from 'WomenForBernie' to this Group.

Bernie: He's not an Obama. He's the Real Deal

Barkitechture for dogs!

If you were GOD, how would improve the world?

Tuition vouchers program puts kids in private schools, some costs on taxpayers dime

Pentecost: Come, Holy Spirit!

Daily Holidays - May 24

Charles Pierce: How the Cleveland PD's Shooting of Tamir Rice Was Supposed to Work

Elizabeth Warren and Rosa DeLauro: Who Is Writing the TPP?

Malaysia out of TPP because of human trafficking

Pope Francis does the impossible: Gets Republicans to want religion out of politics

A Privatized River Runs Through It--Missoula fights to control its drinking water

The house that Babs built (or- refurbishing a legacy)

Inside the Happiness Racket

McDonald’s ‘New Policy’ Bans Customers from Buying Food for Homeless

Can we agree that jobs are not the problem with TPP?

Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) has raised more money this quarter than any other

What is President Clinton's legacy of great policy changes and legislation?

Church disciplines wife for wanting to divorce husband who admitted paedophile leanings

Jeff Merkley on Senate floor tells exactly what is wrong with our trade agreements

Secret Bank of England taskforce investigates financial fallout of Brexit

Kathleen Matthews, Democratic candidate for Congress, donated $2,600 to Republican Sen. Roy Blunt

Snowden’s Revenge: USA “Freedom” (Surveillance) Act Fails in Senate

German train drivers earn less than you'd think

On a Plate... This is the truth

More Than 900 Workers Have Already Died Building Qatar’s World Cup Infrastructure

sHell No: Activists chain themselves to Arctic Challenger

Fighting partly destroys Yemeni-Saudi border crossing - witnesses

Legal question re: Duggars

Robert Reich: Bernie Sanders Is Right—We Need Free College for All

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Awl Manny Edition

Rojave model: direct democracy, and denial of the nation state strucutre

This memorial recess should be enough to grease enough votes to get TPA passed.

The 10 Biggest Lies You’ve Been Told About the Trans-Pacific Partnership

A candid, secret inside look at a corporate board meeting

never thought jeb would say something I agree with:

Hey, I really like all the good stuff

They’re all still lying about Iraq: The real story about the biggest blunder in American history

NSA winds down once-secret phone-records collection program

Ruth Marcus: Hillary's unseemly speechifying.

Dozens killed in al Shabaab fighting in Somalia, attacks in capital

Can We Please Get God Out of Religion?

David Ricardo, Conparative Advantage, and all that.

How to talk to kids about religion: Spiritual multiculturalism is absolutely essential

News from Brownbackistan - Editorial: Voter hammer

The Latest on flooding: Authorities conduct water rescues

Primer: Congressional Progressive Caucus, Blue Dog Coalition and New Democrat Coalition

More members of the US Senate would benefit from GOP tax plan than WI families

Greece does not have the money to make June IMF repayment - interior minister

Just found out from Discussionist that Will Pitt is my creator and I am Sid and Skinners Sock puppet

Obama Takes Unexpected Setback On Trade Agenda As Fast Track Passes Senate

Songs for Memorial Day

Saudi forces and Yemen's Houthis trade heavy fire, border crossing hit

Peace activists led by US feminist Gloria Steinem cross Korean border

I saw this on Facebook and thought of DU.

Affordable Care Act rule on tracking of workers' coverage is costing employers time, money

So Sick Of Family Values Crap. FV Crowd Supports Anti Family Values Agenda.

Advice needed on huge bee and ant invasions in my yard.

Sunday's Doonesbury-Ask The Turtle

The Era of Impact | John Michael Greer

Sunday's Non Sequitur- Warning Center

Cross post from the Populist Reform Group.

Jeb Bush In The Brambles

Sea salt on Jupiter’s moon Europa

Game of Thrones 5.7 "The Gift" (spoiler alert)

14 DINOs on TPA

For other moms on the police force, killing of Officer Kerrie Orozco really hits home

2 Israeli teens stabbed in Jerusalem, Palestinian suspect arrested

Susan Sarandon urges tourists to visit earthquake-hit Nepal

Take Action - Sunset the Patriot Act

Australian footballer becomes 1st man in history to be sent off for tackling giant BBQ sauce bottle

GOP turns to Tea Party to win trade powers for Obama

Obama Has Priceless Reaction To Little Girl’s White House Meltdown


Michelle Duggar flipped out over gay crew member

Hillary Clinton has already crushed Republicans on immigration

Pony Avengers?

WV license plate readers raise privacy concerns

Famed 'A Beautiful Mind' mathematician John Nash, wife killed in taxi crash, police say

A man has a stroke and doesn't comply - SO - the police taser and pepper spray him

Auroras on Mars

Birds 'weigh' peanuts and choose heavier ones

A new language

What has America come to? MEET THE PRESS is being replaced by UK Football today?

Bird embryos lack opposable toe, exhibit dinosaur precurser

Take Action - Sunset the Patriot Act

Take Action - Sunset the Patriot Act

I guess Ireland’s Equalities Minister Ríordáin is a little excited

how to beat corporate money

Dutch prime minister thanks American liberators

Just how desperate and face-palm stupid is the right wing, about Hillary?

Must Read: Pope’s Focus on Poor, Many Powerful People Live off War

Black artist will burn, bury the Confederate flag across the South on Memorial Day

Serial stabber admits to fatally knifing Bronx prostitute in 1993

The Right BAITS the Left To Turn Against Hillary

Among Midlands weather records, Lincoln on the verge of wettest May in 129 years of record-keeping

Bernie offers false hope and fails to address the real problem for the college bound.

State trooper who let Duggar off with a "stern talk" now serving 60 year sentence for child porn

Beatification of 'voice of the voiceless' Romero draws hundreds of thousands in El Salvador

Pups 26 days old

Canada Announces 30% Emissions Cut; Meanwhile, Here's Some Exponential Tar Sands Growth For You

Semi-random quesiton about propellers

Fact Checkers Obliterate GOP ‘Proof’ That Hillary Clinton Had Secret Email Addresses

Spreading the Bernie Word--One guy's thoughts

'j'ever wonder how suposedly Liberal elite universities churn out so many wingnuts?!1 Here's Harvard

Pepper Sprayed for giving the finger

U.S. Air Force Prepares to Send SpaceX Stock Into Orbit

NYTimes Editorial Board:The Victory for Same-Sex Marriage in Ireland

Just saw this exchange on a sports board I frequent

Leaking Santa Barbara Pipeline Only 1 In County w/o Automatic Shutoff Valve, Because Freedom

I love giraffes

Freedom! Denton TX, Which Banned Fracking Inside City, Will Enjoy More Fracking Starting Wednesday

Bawahaha, Jeb might not be invited to the Faux clown car debates!

Heb Bush - Finding Exciting New Ways To Mislead, Misinform And Lie About Climate!

Your guide to the Bernie Sanders kickoff

How Does Germany Afford Free Tuition For All Of Its Citizens?

Been thinking

DID you see Bernie Sanders on Reliable Sources just now?

Great MoJo comparison of Bernie's positions to polls (Bernie Group Post)

There's just NO comparison. Our Ladies, Their Ladies, Nuff Said!

They wrongfully executed this little fourteen year old

Scary - Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs

Heh: Proposed Law Would Require Mothers To Look At Pictures Of Congressmen She's Disappointing....

the best kind of exhausted.

Tennis anyone?

Pasta with greens and toasted almonds

I wonder what it will be like on Tuesday in Burlington.

The Latest in Cleveland: Ohio governor praises protests

Well, we got some graduations today

Julian Castro Dismisses Hillary Clinton E-Mail 'Witch Hunt,' V.P. Speculation

IT'S RACE DAY!!! Watching the Indianapolis 500? Check in here!

Sad story out of Wisconsin...


What Hillary says...

The end of a era.

Great video of Saunders educating Alan Greenspan back in 2003

Syria Says Islamic State Executes Hundreds in Palmyra

TOON: Butterflies & Bees

Should gas pumps have climate change warning labels?

Health care reform's 'Cadillac' excise tax complicating labor talks

Is capitalist democracy really "the end of history"?

Health care reform's 'Cadillac' excise tax complicating labor talks

Campfires of the Afro American - The Old Flag Never Touched The Ground

Health care reform's 'Cadillac' excise tax complicating labor talks

Have you ever heard of "Harvey Girls"?

Colorado workers sue Chipotle, following national trend of worker labor lawsuits

Guide to summer TV returns and debuts:

Colorado workers sue Chipotle, following national trend of worker labor lawsuits


Colorado workers sue Chipotle, following national trend of worker labor lawsuits

My cat from Hell now has given me something new to worry about.

Israel has many injustices. But it is not an apartheid state

How to make a meal for 4 with 2 carrots, an onion, 5 strips of bacon & 5 asparagus spears

PG&E caught again

Can anyone explain to me

Why did cars of yesteryear have poor mileage?

Since none of us is God, what are the two or three best things

Lawmaker wants review of Labor Code's ‘contractualization’ provisions after Kentex fire

Why Do We Continue to Bury Our Heads in the Sand Over Racism?

Still helping in Kathmadu - photos and a little report from my 21 year old cousin Sara

Neighborhood on edge after coyote attacks 2-year-old girl in Irvine park

W Post opinion: Labor rides a building backlash

W Post opinion: Labor rides a building backlash

W Post opinion: Labor rides a building backlash

Violence against females central to ISIS ideology

The great trade debate – it’s “us” vs. “them”: so who really benefits?

"Wahhabis Go Nuclear — Literally!"--Pepe's Latest

Want to know just how fake some pro-TPP people really are?

Robert Reich- Whatever Happened to Antitrust?

Bird Flu Spreading as Scientists Look Everywhere for Clues

HRC restates her opinion on TPP

US Defense Chief: Iraqis 'Showed No Will to Fight' ISIS in Ramadi

71 Arrested in Cleveland Protests Over Officer’s Acquittal, Police Say

Yemen's Iran-Backed Rebels Show Off Wreckage Of Saudi F-16 They Say They Shot Down As Fighting Rages

Bernie Sanders Slams The Media For Their Biased Presidential Campaign Coverage

Majority of Iraqis Miss Saddam Hussein, Blame America

Cry Me A River:Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio asks public's help with legal fees

Large Hadron Collider Is Up And Running, And Back To Breaking Records

TCM Schedule for Tuesday, May 26: Island Prisons

It's always fun happy party time at Target. Target Stores Anti-Union Propaganda.

Bernie Sanders Slams Press For Campaign Coverage On CNN's Reliable Sources

Foxhole Atheists May Update and Memorial Day

John Robert Fox was an American soldier who was killed in action when he deliberately called

TCM Schedule for Wednesday, May 27: Star of the Month: Sterling Hayden

So, the TPP is supposedly a good thing? Here is a chance for all the TPP supporters to make

Bill Kristol Slams Death Penalty Repeal: Executions Are An ‘Important Symbol’ Of American Justice

Look who's back!

After 6 years, Heathenism religious code still in limbo

Montel Williams Blasts Josh Duggar, Tony Perkins As ‘Hypocrites, Charlatans’ In Epic Facebook Rant

Mike Huckabee: Next President Must Obey ‘Supreme Being’ Instead Of Supreme Court On Gay Marriage

Take The Political Compass Test if you desire

Tazed and Peppered for having a stroke while Black

Water Politics in the Land of Two Rivers

Special Report U.S. Military And Civilians Are Increasingly Divided

NY State Fair will have first-ever vegan/vegetarian booth

NY State Fair will have first-ever vegan/vegetarian booth

"Beautiful Mind" John Nash, Wife Die in Jersey Cab Wreck

Mom of gun-toting Quiverfull family: Josh Duggar was ‘playing doctor,’ so leave him alone

What Is Quiverfull? Here’s a look inside the Duggars’ dangerous Christian cult

Watched Idiocracy once again last night

Pelosi: Iraq invasion 'was wrong then'

A Public Service Announcement from Republican Senator James Inhofe

Outstanding interview, Bernie Sanders. Video from CNN Reliable Sources.

Mass graves of Rohingya Muslim migrants found in abandoned jungle camps in Malaysia

Posted the video of Bernie Sanders from today on Reliable Sources.

He Turns Junk Into Animal Art Projects To Raise Awareness About Pollution

How To Solve Europe’s Migrant Crisis, According To Politicians:

Accusations Pile Up Against Panama's Former President

Bernie Sanders on the Iraq War

Bernie? In the end I’m going w/ Hillary..for now..

Our Sweet Little Annie rescue by Matt Delaware, OH

Pope Francis told Obama that relations with Latin America go through Cuba

Fact Checkers Obliterate GOP ‘Proof’ That Hillary Clinton Had Secret Email Addresses

Tell The FDA To Enact Stronger Pet Food Safety Regulations E petition

Tell The FDA To Enact Stronger Pet Food Safety Regulations E petition

"US media and pro-Israel antics in Congress" Odd Amendment placed in the TPA/TPP:

In Kyoto, foreign couples tying the knot in Shinto rites in English

AP NEWSBREAK: Actress Anne Meara, mom of Ben Stiller, dies

Japan to give Y55 billion to Pacific island nations to fight climate change

Bernie can't handle the economy because he's irresponsible with his personal finances!!!


You are a black kid who was just pulled over. Who do you most fear?

Just another birthday for Detroit-area woman -- her 116th

Ron Wyden Calls NAFTA Insufficient Now; In 1993, He Called It a “Vote For Less Pollution”

To the people denying the fact that the TPP is a secret agreement...

"Have a wonderful evening"

Hezbollah vows to expand involvement in Syria's civil war

Project Vigil: D-Day 2014, The saluting boy on Omaha beach

Kansas logs first sighting of tropical piratic flycatcher

Kansas logs first sighting of tropical piratic flycatcher

Russia's new 'undesirables' law draws Western ire

Toon: Trade Special

Women’s walk across Koreas’ DMZ denied; they cross on bus

Women’s walk across Koreas’ DMZ denied; they cross on bus

AP: Forgotten for decades, fallen NY soldier finally honored

What's for Dinner, Sun., May 24, 2015

Managing the Repbulican debate - Sack Cartoon

Anne Meara has passed

Alleged Venezuela drug trafficking denied

Obama's approval is up - again.

Video Shows Frenzied Clash at Protest Over Plan to Build Massive Copper Mine in Peru

The educational experience continues.

Stiller & Meara: The Last 2 People on Earth

Texas gets in the regionals!

We miss a very valid talking point when it comes to education

Summer BBQ essentials

Kansas logs first sighting of tropical piratic flycatcher

Venezuelan Opposition Setting New Records in a Democratic Disaster

Farthest journey by hoverboard - Guinness World Records

So what if Jinger Duggar wants to move out...Patriarchal movement would squelch that.

When Bolivia Tried to Murder a US Folk Legend

Wanted Peruvian ex-official has gone on run, Bolivia says

Constitutional horror: Clarence Thomas argues states can establish official religion - See more at:

wimberley texas flood 2015

Duggar's Media Empire shrinks a Little more

Want to help an old-time DUer with a Kindle Scout vote?

Rachel Notley sworn in as Alberta premier, reveals cabinet

A great discussion between two great economists...Paul Krugman and Robert Solow...

That is some serious flooding in Texas

Swimming is Good. Group in Kansas raising money so at risk kids can go swimming inspite of ks laws

Man In The Moon

Findings: Bullying Leads to Future Health Problems

Famed Detroit jazz trumpeter Marcus Belgrave dies at 78

Why Can't People Tell Clark Kent is Superman? | Comic Misconceptions

Anchorage public schools lead nation in diversity

Grave Injustice: Family of Union Soldier Fights to Have His Final Resting Place Marked

Broken On All Sides: Race, Mass Incarceration & New Visions for Criminal Justice in the U.S.

TLC pulls ’19 Kids and Counting’ off the air over molestation claims against Josh Duggar

Putin Signs Law To Shut Down 'Undesirable' Foreign Organizations In Russia

Gay Marriage in Ireland Isn’t a ‘No’ to Catholicism

In Caracas, quality of life deteriorates

The Latest on flooding: Evacuation order in effect near dam

Losing My Lege: ‘Jane Doe’ Seeks Abortion Care at the Texas State Capitol

Podemos Wins Barcelona City Hall, Needs Help in Madrid

Shooting Son Doong in 360°

US and Iraq trade blame over fall of Ramadi

Hey CNN, Bernie Sanders is Running For President of the United States!!

Venezuelans can’t get even the most basic lifesaving medical supplies

WWII vet to receive honorary diploma from Ohio high school

Michelle Duggar Compared Transgender People To Child Predators

Yukon's record breaking temperatures enter second week; 81F in Whitehorse

Aldi Foods is carrying a ton of Gluten-Free products

Duggar-endorsed literature: Abuse victims damage themselves by being bitter

The the most vicious clowns in the car?..and if you can, tell us why.(pick 2, that's ok)

My son will be throwing out a pitch tomorrow at the Dodgers game.

Yikes. Climate change.

Civil War re-enactors celebrate Memorial Day with descendants of Union soldier buried in Roanoke

Memorial Day from cartoonpolitics on Tumblr

Fight on to preserve Elfdalian, Sweden's lost forest language

A New Action Plan to Save the World’s Rarest Apes (cute photo too)

Russian waitress knocks sexually abusive customer on his ass

Beware Republicans bearing gifts. Despicable creeps.

The First Decoration Day

Poland election: President Komorowski concedes to rival Duda

5-24-15 On this day in Labor History the year was 1883 in 2:00

5-24-15 On this day in Labor History the year was 1883 in 2:00

Spain's ruling PP gets worst local election result in 20 years

5-24-15 On this day in Labor History the year was 1883 in 2:00

Josh and Anna Duggar Shut Down Website Amid Molestation Reports

Wrap your head around this!

Hillary Clinton to speak at SC Democratic women’s event in Columbia