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Archives: May 31, 2015

Josh Duggar Scheduled To Speak On How Bible Is Life’s ‘Owner’s Manual’

Hillary Clinton, 20 members of the press, and a reverend walk into a bakery

Maths 101: the mean vs the median

Shoegaze band Nothing releases album to benefit LGBT charities

Hello my fellow Bernie brothers / sisters

Outlander Season Finale tonight.

Bernie on the trail in Iowa.

Man Sues Dept. Of Ed. Over Teaching Evolution To Aspiring Veterinarian Daughter

20 Male Teens Charged In Sexting Nude Female Student "Trading Cards".

How To Talk To Your Kids About Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders’ Stance On Israel Has Caused Some Tension For Him In The Past

Conservative broadcaster ‘whitesplains’ to caller the media has turned him into an ‘angry black man’

Homeade Gatorade


Pic Of The Moment: "We Must Save Our Country Now ... By Rebuilding The American Dream"

Heavy metal ballet


I'm supporting Hillary, however...

Ma & Pa Duggar to exploit now-adult children's youthful incest ?

media target suggestions for the next 2 weeks

Photo Raises Doubts About Police Shooting of Jermaine McBean

Family and Race

O'Malley on 11 issues, by PBS Newshour:

Martin O'Malley trolls Sarah Palin

I might be getting a granddog!

My physical therapist mentioned that she follows the Blackhawks today.

This is unacceptable

gathering info. do i have this right?

Mega Tornado : Documentary on the World's Most Deadly Tornadoes (Full Documentary)

Beau Biden has died.

Just got the news, Beau Biden, our Vice President's 46 yr old son, has died

Beau Biden, vice president’s son, dies of brain cancer

Prayers for Beau Biden and the Biden family.

Do you believe president Obama has said and done all that he could about social justice?

Weather Channel Tornado Alley

Why big corporations don't care about the United States anymore

Cross post: This is unacceptable

Beau Biden has died tonight of brain cancer. He was 46. Vibes to the whole family.

O’Malley Attacks Big Banks, Political Dynasties In Launching Uphill 2016 Bid

excellent psa from antonio banderas on violence against women and girls.

The family history that makes Biden's death all the more tragic.

RA 9262 (republic of philippines law on violence against women and girls

Selling Off Apache Holy Land

"Why are there still no women coaching men’s sports?"

FBI says working to fix errors in DNA-matching data

stop violence against women psa (canada) trigger warning

PRESS RELEASE – Relkin Law Tackles Haas v Romney Racketeering & eToys cs

Yo, Saturday night, waddup lounge lizards.

Blatter shocked by US anti-corruption tactics campaign

end violence against women (trigger warning for graphic images)

I got 2 private notices at Wikipedia from

Daily Cute: Man and Fox – A Love Story

"[T]he enduring symbol of our nation is not the barbed wire fence, it is the Statue of Liberty."

US calls for land reclamation 'halt' in South China Sea

Martin O'Malley in Iowa Following Announcement

Matt Pritchard relieves himself on Dolph Lundgren, says sorry

The Most Violent Outbreak of Tornadoes in History

Beau Biden at the 2012 Convention

Blackhawks are going to the Stanley Cup Finals!!!

Good grief I am tired of Outlander's dark gloomy violence.

Grace: 180-mile ride sheds light on resilience of Dakota people during dark period of history UPDATE

Grace: 180-mile ride sheds light on resilience of Dakota people during dark period of history

Fox News on Beau Biden's death

Libertarian Elon Musk's growing empire is fueled by billions in government subsidies

What O'Malley Stands for: (11 issues from this article— I will only post a few)

Long before criminal indictment, Dennis Hastert had a Katrina problem

Statement from the POTUS captures the grace of Beau Biden

The horror of South Papua...why didn't I know about this?

5-29-15 On this day in Labor History the year was 1912 No Dancing Allowed in 2:00

5-29-15 On this day in Labor History the year was 1912 No Dancing Allowed in 2:00

5-29-15 On this day in Labor History the year was 1912 No Dancing Allowed in 2:00

Pat Robertson: gays are out to recruit your children

Cassidy campaign to pay $4,000 in fines

5-30-15 Blood in the Streets-The Memorial Day Massacre in 2:00

5-30-15 Blood in the Streets-The Memorial Day Massacre in 2:00

Democrats guide to regain control of the US Senate and retain control until 2022.

5-30-15 Blood in the Streets-The Memorial Day Massacre in 2:00


Some shocking views of the group known as The Family or the Fellowship.

I'm not usually the sentimental type, but, at this

President Obama's statement on the death of Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden

I'd encourage anyone to send an e-mail of condolences to VP Biden & Dr. Jill

Nonsensical text message crashes iPhones

New Leadership

Watchdog says ex-Nazis got $20.2 million in Social Security

Quantum experiment confirms that reality does not exist until it is measured.

Netanyahu to meet today with Germany's FM to discuss Iran, peace process

As a senator, Biden had a rule that he be interrupted no matter what when his sons called

Jon Stewart on Rep Hastings Calling Texas Bat Chit Crazy

Orange County, Fla., schools to monitor social media posts of students, staff

Maybe a few "Gandhi was my hero" posts

Warren: keeping Glass-Steagall would not have prevented the 2008 financial crisis

Watch Martin O’Malley’s Announcement And Read Transcript

Watch Martin O’Malley’s Announcement And Read Transcript

Woman tosses Apple computer that turns out to be worth $200K

Looking for housing in Denver.

Bernie Bumper Stickers Begin to Appear on Cars:

California’s Snowpack Is Now Zero Percent of Normal

I have full faith and confidence, Bernie.

from Robert Reich re: Martin O'Malley

from Robert Reich

Beau Biden Was A Future JFK.

Fractals are nature's metaphors. Or are metaphors literature's

Beau Biden, Joe Biden's Son, Dead At 46 Of Brain Cancer

Iowa Poll: Walker maintains popularity with 7-point lead

FIFA President Blatter accuses US authorities and British press of campaign to topple him

UEFA plot political war as Sepp Blatter wins FIFA presidential vote

Governor says Nebraska will move forward with 10 executions

Angie, Rolling Stones.

If you'd like to leave condolences for the Bidens, you may do so here:

In case a T-bagger wants to make an issue: US Nears Deal on Extending Ex-Gitmo Inmates' Travel Ban

Shell Oil Caught Planning for Deadly 4 to 6 Degree Rise in Global Temperature

How fossil fuel burning nearly wiped out life on Earth – 250m years ago

Fatal police shootings in 2015 approaching 400 nationwide

Vice President Biden Discusses Grief at TAPS nearly 3 years ago

TPP Would Restrict Access to Affordable Medicines, Top Dem Says

Daily Holidays - May 31

The 'Beautiful Mind' mathematician who died was on the brink of making a ground-breaking discovery.

Favorite Hillary health care quote from 2007

Josh Duggar tweeted this pic a couple of weeks ago

Dudes. Take out the trash because the jury didn't.

Signs Posted in Fire Island Pines Urge Boycott of Businesses Owned by Cruz-Supporting Gay Hotelier

Breeders - Off You (VIDEO)

Yet another shitstorm...

U.S. swimming pools ban long breath-holding after deaths

Who is Mr.Robot?

Tom Hayden had stroke

Alternative Views TV.... two videos CIA case officer talks Bush the illegal national security state

Charlie Baker wants income tax rollback

John Kerry injures leg in bicycle crash

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Excessive Cute Warning Edition

John Kerry Hospitalized In Geneva After Bike Accident.

Forced Trade & the Damaging Effects of the TPP

Rachel Maddow Exposes the Secretive Right-Wing Republican Cult "The Family" HRC attended

Australian state lists koala as 'vulnerable'

Cop on tape admits to Quotas, Falsifying Charges, & Extorting the Poor

2015 is shaping up to be an awful year for the coal industry

Health experts see big price hikes for Obamacare

Bernie Sanders this morning on MTP... n/t

Update (not great news)

Beau Biden has passed.

Game of Thrones 5.8 "Hardhome" (spoiler alert)

The Revolution Will Not Be Formalized

Bernie Sanders Scores A Win As The Postal Service Backs Off Plan To Close Plants

How do you think any justice or change is made?

Jeb Bush says Rand Paul 'wrong' on ending surveillance laws

Wanted: A Theology of Atheism

Atop a sacred mountain, a skirmish between pure science and religion

Fed Up With Islam and Sectarianism, Some Iraqis Embrace Zoroastrianism

Grayson’s ‘Just War' of Words proves he's got something to say

Mother Jones: If You're Denying, You're Losing

Security and defense: Preparing for the next round in Gaza

Hong Kong quarantines 18 over MERS fears

One fucking witness says that Hillary participated with the errrr Family.

Do you remember in 2000 when Hillary said

AP BIG story: Obama's trade agenda faces tougher odds heading into House


Bernie Sanders Scores A Win As The Postal Service Backs Off Plan To Close Plants

Bernie coming up in a minute on MTP...n/t

Salonpas bombed Pearl Harbor?

The Cherokee Leader Who Paved the Way for MLK

My vote probably doesn't matter in the primary

Number of displaced Iraqis reaches three million

Please stop discussing Dennis Hastert in the context of homosexuality

WANTED for crimes against visual presentation of data.

Joe Biden speaks on grief

Beau Biden, age 4, watches from his hospital bed as father Joe Biden is sworn in as a U.S. senator.

How Fox "News" Is Delivered To Your TV

Iraq: Erbil warns Baghdad it may sell oil 'on its own'

Gingrich, Livingston & Hastert Impeached Clinton for What?

so, I signed up for netflix. was a bit underwhelmed. is there a better site?

Sanders packs gym, stairwells in Iowa City

Clinton, as FLOTUS, argues for longer prison sentences in 1994. Sanders, as Rep, votes "Yes"

The Senate will vote to renew the Patriot Act at 4:00 PM EST today....

Bernie Sanders mentions the Family's National Prayer Breakfast on his website:

Here is what Venezuelanalysis (chavista site) says about protests yesterday:

ROLLING STONE: Judith Miller's Comeback: "400 pages of dogs eating 400 pages of homework"

Colorado Public High School Bans Gay Valedictorian.

Bernie on MEET the Press now

Will The Delayed Voter Suppression Law Be Replaced By The Checklist, Using Provisional Ballots?

LOLcats try out: NOT ready for prime time video

There should be no statute of limitations for sexually assaulting a child.

What We Now Know About The Men Who Led The Impeachment Of Clinton

PACs promote Sanders, whether he likes it or not

“What I admire most about my brother was he kept us safe”

Josh Dugger - tortured by his co-workers in the Navy....

How Many People Decide On Their Primary Vote

Caught him on "This Week,"

In case you missed it in his speech: O'Malley took the gloves off and hit Hillary where it hurts

AP BIG story: THE LATEST: Sanders eager to debate

Muslim woman claims United Airlines flight attendant refused to give unopened can of Diet Coke.

Now, 10:30 AM, ET 'MEET THE PRESS' on MSNBC with BERNIE SANDERS. Chuck Todd just

Democrats should be wooing progressives, not scolding them.

John Kerry Breaks Leg In Bike Accident

"Clinton Cash" by Peter Schweitzer

The real Game of Thrones

WTF? ???.... Jeb: 'I hope I run. I want to. But I haven't made the final decision yet'

Meet the Candidates: Bernie Sanders ( May 31, 2015 Meet the Press )

First Report of AIDS - 34 years ago, June 5, 1981.

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Government Surveillance

'She's Been Awfully Silent': O'Malley Rips Hillary Over Trade Stance

The Charleston Gazette | New EPA water rule continues coal industry exemption

Kodiak tribal leaders, fishermen protest Gulf of Alaska military plans

Populist Group Post: Our friends across the pond have a view of centrists, too.

Hawaii man dies after being impaled by swordfish

Study backs up theory that warming, pollution combine to hurt Alaska's wood frogs

Cursive writing a DEAD SKILL???

Egypt's rights agency says 2,600 killed after Morsi ouster

Gaius Publius: Sinking the Sanders Campaign Beneath a Wave of Silence

Remembering Dr George Tiller on the 6th anniversary of his murder, facing the same threats

"Nothing Will Change Unless....."

Barbecued "Fried" potatoes

Jeb Bush Blames GOP Congress, Not His Brother, For Bush-Era Spending

GOP governors shift states rightward, bidding for primary support

I concede the point. Bernie's not a Real Democrat.

Capacity Crowd Paying Rapt Attention to Sen. Sanders in Mpls. Live Stream!

Sanders, unlike anyone else running, voted for the 1994 Violent Crime Control & Law Enforcement Act

The Associated Press: Jeb Bush says Rand Paul 'wrong' on ending surveillance laws

Messi outdoes himself yet again in Copa del Rey final.

Too lazy to look out the window - get a tempescope


Bloomberg: Weber Grills: Mostly Made in America by Private Equity (buying a new grill?)

For all you guys in DU- Drink more green tea

Get Well Secretary Kerry thread.

TOON: Obama Fiddles

The 3 Men Who Led The Impeachment Of Clinton

Two Hospitalized After Crane Accident in Manhattan

DUers are still just learning we have a DU for Bernie Act Blue link and we passed another goal

DUers are still just learning we have a DU for Bernie Act Blue link and we passed another goal

A patient's budding cortex -- in a dish? Networking neurons thrive in 3-D human 'organoid'

Pardon me, do you have any Grey Poupon?

Microscopic sonic screwdriver invented

Sharp-eyed Alma spots a gigantic flare on famous red giant star

Populist Group Post: Countin' Yer County.

Scientists retrieve lost memories using optogenetics

We are lucky that we have 3 exceptionally strong candidates!

Rand Paul tells truth about his Party and is excoriated...

Martin O'Malley: 'I am not beholden to Wall Street interests’

Bakker was right.. Dinosaurs were likely warm-blooded

By request DU for O'Malley for POTUS Act Blue donation link now online!!!

By request DU for O'Malley for POTUS Act Blue donation link now online!!!

Smart flies can match odd scents to sweet treats based on time of day

Just for Fun: Six Bizarre Factors That Predict Every Modern Presidential Election (so far, anyway)

Wastewater treatment may be creating new antibiotics. It's not good news

Birds, not just mammals, copy yawns

"Sanders Packs Gym, Stairwells In Iowa City" Rec Center yesterday Saturday morning May 30, excerpts.

Two Tunes from Paul McCartney and Wings

A thought for Joe Biden

What a difference a day makes - and showing you a clever and fun hanging contraption

Big Bang aftermath: 3 Ancient stars from birth of the universe found

What is the best multi-tool for camping?

"electing Democrats is the objective of DU..."

John Brennan crawls out from his spider hole to announce "Be Scared! Be Very Scared!"

2 single-pilot aerobatic planes collide off Italy; 1 dead

Challenge accepted!

I guess the law doesn't apply in DC, when you think you can tell a judge to basically F' off

We still have DU'ers that don't think

What's for Dinner, Sun., May 31, 2015

Anyone have a link to polling data matching up different Democrats, broken down by demographics?

This Age of Derp, Kansas Edition

Bernie will be on Late Night with Seth Myers on Monday, June 1st

Bernie Sanders: Sex article is like ‘50 Shades of Grey’

Just got my 'Bernie' shirt;

Connecticut judges erasing pot convictions at high rate

Houthi rebels in Yemen are holding multiple Americans prisoner

Malloy administration, legislators shake on tax deal

Jeb Bush’s Favorite Author Rejects Democracy, Says The Hyper-Rich Should Seize Power

Age v Death & Injury by Firearms, US for 2013

General Assembly approves union-backed strike/lockout bill

L.A. labor leaders seek minimum wage exemption for firms with union workers

NBC trying to keep Brian Williams - but maybe not as 'Nightly News' anchor

Clips from O'Malley announcement

Jeb Bush says U.S. should embed some troops with Iraqis for training

This Week In Racism: Tamir Rice’s Family Charged Nearly $18,000 For His Body

Heard a country song yesterday that was horrible.

Today I stood in the longest line I have seen in years to see Bernie Sanders speak

Any candidate who uses the word "optics" instead of "appearances" has lost my vote.

Plantation training begins at 8:30. Don't be late. "Drug test policy set at Mt. Zion"

International effort rescues over 5,000 Mediterranean migrants

Americans Do Not Handle Guns In the Best Interest of a Civil Society

Six powers agree way to restore U.N. sanctions in push for Iran deal - sources

Sometimes when I am talking to gun enthusiasts, i think of this

4 Million More People Will Soon Experience The Thrill Of Hillary Campaign Email-HRC Room

Borowitz: McCain Urges Military Strikes Against FIFA

Why I care more about electability and coat-tails than policies in a candidate.

On Requests for Assistance in General

Quiz: Who coined this phrase?

CEA number rising

Video Replay-Bernie Sanders Town Hall Meeting - Minneapolis

Here are the stats for how Americans died in 2014:

Just saw this in the other group.

Americans Do Not Handle Guns In the Best Interest of a Civil Society

Stay classy, Faux "news..."

Overflow crowd in south Minneapolis hears Bernie Sanders this morning

Bush: Retirement age should be phased in to ’68 or 70’

Suspect in Serra Murder Arrives in Venezuela


what does it say that thousands showed up in Minneapolis to see Bernie?

War in Yemen is pushing health-care facilities to the brink of collapse

Symphony of Science and an update on my Dad's memorial

The Democratic Party needs to get it's Sh*t together.

Israeli premier warns of Palestinian boycott campaign

Prevent another crash, reform Wall Street, by Martin O'Malley

The World's Fourth Largest Inland Body of Water Has Disappeared

Prevent another crash, reform Wall Street, by Martin O'Malley

Now PA/NJ has a flash flood warning until 11 pm!

Michael Eric Dyson: Bernie Sanders is surging because there’s ‘a little bit of socialist’ in everybo

Should President Obama Pardon Don Siegelman?

Jeb Bush: I learned about ‘protecting the homeland’ from the way George W. Bush ‘kept us safe’

In Age of Science, Is Religion 'Harmful Superstition'?

San Agustin and the mythical story behind its ancient statues

Not a little girl anymore

San Agustin and the mythical story behind its ancient statues

The Rohingya - Adrift on a Sea of Sorrows

Senate in session on Cspan2

Racing To Save Mexico City's Floating Gardens

Racing To Save Mexico City's Floating Gardens

Martin O'Malley for President ActBlue Donation page:

Scene from Breaking Bad that epitomizes the Super Rich.

Financial Coup in Greece

March of the Imperial Senators

China to invest $900b in Belt and Road Initiative

The Missing Statistics of Criminal Justice

Pas toucher les seins

Bernie Sanders Continues to Blow Minds With His Sane Tax Policies

Pups 33 days old. Size warning

Jeb Bush Advocates Raising Social Security Age To 70

US Police Have Killed Hundreds This Year, But The FBI Still Doesn’t Keep Count

A history of black-white relations in the US (Toon)

Americans Cannot Save Ramadi From ISIL, Iraq's Strongman Militia Leader Says

US Automakers Expected To Reach Record Sales in Month of May

America Sells Israel 32,100 High-Tech Bombs and Missiles. 3 Guesses Why..

Greece’s Endgame Nears as Tsipras Warns Bell May Toll for Europe

Obama visits with grieving Biden

A Woman's Place is in the White House

Best Explanation Ever! To A Fascinatingly Disturbing Thought! Dr.Neil DeGrasse Tyson

China Says Carter’s Sea Comments ‘Foment Dissension’

Overflow crowd in south Minneapolis hears Bernie Sanders this morning

McCain and the Selling Off Of Apache Holy Land

Heroin making ‘roaring comeback’ in New York: DEA agent

Consumer Sentiment in U.S. Decreased in May to Six-Month Low

2016 hopefuls parade on the Sunday morning shows

Instead of Playing Golf, the World's Elderly Are Staging Heists and Robbing Banks

Teen-ager harasses Johnny Manziel; QB throws water bottle

Video clip of the overflow crowd in Minneapolis today. Wow.

Foreign Policy Traps Await Republicans and Hillary

Bernie wants debate free-for-all?!?!

Deadline Nears To Extend Surveillance Programs, But Senate May Not Be Able To Overcome Foes

Some weekend photos

“We Have a Federal Deficit Because We Have a Trade Deficit.”

I was talking politics with my wife last night...

More weekend photos and a dilemma

Qatar extends travel ban on ex-Gitmo inmates; talks continue

Israel Moves To Toughen Sentences For Stone-Throwers

Addressing the social issues/diversity thing: questions and suggestions

Obama Trade Agenda, After Senate Fight, Faces Tougher House Odds; Wide Democratic Opposition

US Officials, Civil Libertarians Disagree On Possible Consequences If Surveillance Laws Lapse

What is your view on Non-Theistic Religions

2 Boston men stabbed at Tufts University fraternity house

Senate getting ready to vote on cloture...

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Monday, 1 June 2015

Official 11 Year Time-lapse Movie of One World Trade Center Construction

Massive crowds celebrate New York's Israel Day parade

Surveillance powers set to lapse with no deal in Senate

Permafrost thaw won’t run away with Earth’s climate

va rethug governor blows 250M on road never built. New Democratic governor trying to recover moneys

Bernie: "What a week we had in Vermont, New Hampshire, Iowa and Minnesota"

Where Bernie Sanders Stands on the Issues

Michigan cops legally rob ‘every belonging’ from medical marijuana patient

North Korea wants to woo millions to 'socialist fairyland'

Iceland abolishes 400 year old law which ordered Basques to be killed on sight

The Billionaires haven't enough money to convince me they need another tax cut.

Busted! National Review Crops and “Dirties” Photo From Austin Walmart, Claims It Shows “Venezuela”

Perry Looks to Hold His Own in 2016 Money Chase

Luckovich Toon: Cull the Field

Doris Hart, 35-Time Major Champion and Tennis Hall of Famer, Dies at Age 89

We interrupt your DU experience for a note on Senate procedures.

Toon: Another Texan Disaster

Heavy Rains Reveal 1,000-Year-Old Human Remains In Comanche County Oklahoma

C-C-C-Combo Breaker!

Max Mayfield is on my TV - you know what that means?

Toon: She'll Do What I tell Her!

Toon: He IS behind Bars!

O'Malley says he's ready to campaign hard in New Hampshire

Over in Late Breaking News...

Need a Bernie T Shirt?

I Fooled Millions Into Thinking Chocolate Helps Weight Loss. Here's How.

Pakistani mullah asks military to launch operation against women wearing jeans

4-6PM ET, PBS/WETA 'The Italian Americans: Becoming Americans' Part 2. of 4. (2013)

Ten Facebook Pages You Need To Stop Sharing From ... Indeed.

Is anyone watching C-Span for the Vote on Patriot Act & Freedom Act in Senate.......

Venezuela parliament chief: will sue in U.S., Spain over drugs reporting

GOP Unveils "Say Good Bye Program" for Illegal Immigrant Kids

Joe Biden's wonderful speech to Yale on Class Day 2015

How Bernie Sanders changed municipal government is the U.S.

Betsy Palmer, dies; was killer cook in 'Friday the 13th'

NYT: Challenging Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders Gains Momentum in Iowa

No Charges in Death of Man Who Told Cops He Couldn't Breathe

I see it's time for the NRA's and other assorted pro-gun group's funding drive to get started...

How Private Contractors Have Created a Shadow NSA