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Questions: Have the unions announced

5-3-15 Blood in the Streets for an 8 Hour Day in 2:00

5-3-15 Blood in the Streets for an 8 Hour Day in 2:00

She pointed to Hillary Clinton “I met her and my life changed.”

5-3-15 Blood in the Streets for an 8 Hour Day in 2:00

John Kerry visits rescued baby elephants at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, Kenya

Saw a trailer for a new movie

6 people shot outside Houston nightclub


We have GOT to remember this on Monday

OS post # 50,000

Eric Bolling of Fox News: Baltimore an Example of a Conservative Utopia

Freddie Gray protester who interrupted Geraldo shoulders new role as leader

Deja Vu -Obama Is Selling the TPP Trade Deal Just Like Al Gore Sold NAFTA

Seattle International Film Festival May 14 - June 7

Lucy Lu wants you to know she's NOT an actress.

Birds Are in a Tailspin Four Years After Fukushima

Hector Morejon's mom would like to bury her son.

Pope Francis: ‘I’m a little old, a little sick’

Hartford Seminary's Interfaith Dialogue Program Swaps Stereotypes For Understanding

Creating Plastic From Greenhouse Gases

The underground writer

Arizona girl dies after swing set breaks suddenly

BEN is RUNNING! Quick, cue that sad Michael Jackson song about the fuckin' rat.

Ancient Samaritan Sect, Straddling Israel And Palestine, Celebrates Passover On WestBank Hilltop

Build a Fancy Farmhouse Table

America’s Police Will Fight the Next Riot With These Stink Bombs

Breaking: Gunfire reported at anti-Islam event at Garland ISD facility

Isn't now the time to be critical with our party and our president?

mylye2222 Help needed

You know who had flat, smooth, under control hair?

Let's tweet/Facebook certain target M$M show/host

I alerted on a post today many hours ago

Those who have or want to have children: would you want to genetically modify them?

The Stranger Obtains a Secret Transcript of the Koch Brothers’ Auditioning of Republican Candidates

My apologies for previous post. Didn't realize I was posting to Sanders group.

Larry Wilmore: Baltimore gang members sound ‘like Noam Chomsky’ compared to the cops

I'm taking stock.

This Is Who Gives Money To Bernie Sanders – And How Much

This Is Who Gives Money To Bernie Sanders – And How Much

Biden tells NAACP dinner: Detroit is 'coming back'

NYPD officer 'fighting for his life'; suspect denied bail

Bernie Sanders Group - Bernie is on Maddow Tonight! Media Program

Kent State and Baltimore: A sad parallel

"Writing and the Nonviolent Life" with Fr. John Dear

The Bernie Sanders Group needs your help to get Bernie's message out!

Public Defender Describes Vile And Illegal Conditions Of Baltimore Citizens Being Held In Jail

I love living in Seattle.

I think Bernie Sanders has a shot

My wife is watching Auntie Mame on Logo TV (She loves the movie)

I'm very pleased to see Bernie in the mix. He could well change the political paradigm of the US.

How not to excercise motorcycle safety:

Hot Fuzz On Netflix

People Are Saying Bud Light’s New Tagline Promotes Rape Culture

Bits of Biden on CNN

Transformation of Yoga in the United States

Sanders statement about America being like Scandinavia reminded me of an article on rural liberals

David Duchovny

I think this is one fair thing to ask about Bernie's hair

Joe Who

Vermonters skeptical of Bernie Sanders’ run for White House

All the recent Silliness about HAIR caused me to make this post-

CNN has the Texas shootings on now

please take the time to listen to this...

5 Tufts students go on hunger strike over janitor layoffs

The comedians?

How Can I Keep From Singing?-Pete Seeger

Koch Bros - It's the evil thing.

What are populist priorities? I say the vote is priority one.

Inside Fidel Castro’s double life as a drug kingpin

Please pray for CountAllVotes's brother-in-law, recovering from a fall.

I'm beginning to smell a setup...

5 victims of a shooter at a park near my home this evening. 4 are dead.

WATCH NOW, H2 (History Channel 2) 11:04 PM ET "THE BILLIONAIRE AGENDA" (2014) NEW*

10 Surprising People Who Advocated Socialism

Do any of you disagree that STRONG support for a Progressive would move our party left?

'You will not win': Student writes powerful letter to man who sexually assaulted her

Working on my union shirt- give me some famous quotes

does Reporting San Deigo have a loyal readership? Distribute paper copies? has no content really...

Grace Lee Whitney, Yeoman Rand on Original 'Star Trek,' Dies

DU for Bernie leaders of the PACs

DU for Bernie leaders of the PACs

Taking a radical right-wing position on the part of an outgroup is not "liberalism."

CNN, MSNBC, Fox, Texas shooting 24/7, bloviating on nothing, as always.

Grace Lee Whitney, Yeoman Rand on Original 'Star Trek,' Dies

If Bernie DOES move HRC "further left"-this is purely a GOOD thing.

When the night has come, and the land is dark…..

Let's put together our dream line-up for a "Concert For Bernie"(if there actually was one)

How fareth Sanders erewhile in Iowa?

Murphy is protecting the couch

Reading the GD is unreal....

PLEASE help DUer Matt Murray (NH Labor News) get a Netroots Nation Scholarship with an E vote

PLEASE help DUer Matt Murray (NH Labor News) get a Netroots Nation Scholarship with an e vote

PLEASE help DUer Matt Murray (NH Labor News) get a Netroots Nation Scholarship with an E vote

May 3, 1932 fought foreclosures, sometimes by blocking the roads and physically preventing a sheriff

May 3, 1932 fought foreclosures, sometimes by blocking the roads and physically preventing a sheriff

May 3, 1932 fought foreclosures, sometimes by blocking the roads and physically preventing a sheriff

Hi from a new Populist Reform Group host.

PLEASE help DUer Matt Murray (NH Labor News) get a Netroots Nation Scholarship with an E vote

I just want to say, thank you, Bernie Sanders, for running.

While I would never desecrate a US flag, I defend your right to do so!

PM’s associates: Liberman not needed in coalition

Philippine military chief confirms wanted militant killed

Cable, pay-per-view problems leave viewers fighting mad

Kerry tries to calm Israel

Howard Zinn on Democratic Socialism

Fascinating interactive world map of Anti-Semitism.

Texas Lege: Educational Entrepreneurs Rescue Texas Children From Godlessness, For A Price

Top five ridiculous riots we've all forgotten about

Nigel Terry Passes

A couple of hours from where I live, religious riots killed 20 last year

Question:My next t-shirt will be about medical marijuana

This is freaking awesome!

Watching Good night, and Good luck. AHA,

The Good News About Healthcare In Texas For Everyone But Republicans

If one needed proof that the anti-Muhammed exhibition was intentional provocation....

45 years after Kent State shootings, a survivor looks back

Do wild species of cats like to destroy toilet paper like their domestic cousins??

OK Bear with me. I am posting all our shirts so far.

Daily Holidays - May 4

Sri Lanka trip (pic + foreign policy wonkery warning)

Do you have MDD (aka major depressive disorder, clinical depression or major depression...)

The Great Divorce: Finance and Economy

The Surprising City Where Rape Victims Are Finding Justice

Does anybody remember this joke?

It's wrong to try to kill people for drawing The Prophet-It's insane to goad people into drawing him

Shots Still Reverberate For Survivors Of Kent State...remembering May 4, 1970.

Facebook Opens Internet.Org To All Developers In Response To Net Neutrality Concerns

Metropolitan Los Angeles & downtown Dallas both hit by fracking earthquakes

Written on stone: Ed Milliband carves his campaign promises on an 8 foot slab

Were Martians wiped out by a nuclear bomb? Physicist to present new evidence

Waitress Gives Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback A Tip

Who is hate group founder Pamela Geller?

Small West Texas High School Sees Chlamydia Outbreak

TPA (fast track) A lose-lose choice for Hillary Clinton

HRW: Weapons used in Yemen 'indiscriminate by nature'

Basic income: the world's simplest plan to end poverty, explained

The Undemocratic Job-Killing Trade Scheme That Is the Trans-Pacific Partnership

have like new HO f50 monitor, lost installation disk

America’s Control Over the World Is Rapidly Eroding

Saturday Night Live Cold Open Airs "Pirate" Feed Of Mayweather-Pacquiao

The Day After Damascus Falls

Waitress Gives Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback A Tip

Scheele's Green

Need advice without upsetting neighbor. RE Bird feeder

who were the 2 people killed in garland?

Protests in Israel turn violent after

I would like to share an amazing thing that happened to me

Documentary Code Black

Former Chief Economist to VP Biden: Trade in the real world

Muslims Defend Pam Geller’s Right to Hate

What would the Founders have thought about the Clinton Foundation

Ethiopian Israelis: 'A community crying out'

What we talk about when we talk about Boko Haram.

Chris Hedges: Make the Rich Panic

Official: One of Texas Shooting Suspects IDed

45th anniversary of the US sanctioned murder of four students at Kent State University

Venezuelans March for May Day as Maduro Announces Minimum Wage Gain

Carly Fiorina is running for president - on Good Morning America now nt

Florida girl, 7, dies after accidentally shot by her father

Mexico arrests US man with array of armed weapons, ammunition in his car

Mexico arrests US man with array of armed weapons, ammunition in his car

Mexico uses climate threat to justify ‘slum clearance’

Ecuador stray dog Arthur in global charity race

A little something for a Monday Morning...Whitehorse

The Clown Car is getting crowded now

Goldman Sachs in talks to sell its coal mines

Goldman Sachs in talks to sell its coal mines

Venezuela Officially Declares Bush and Cheney Terrorists, Ban them From Country

Bolivia: walking in the footsteps of dinosaurs

POLL: Meme of the Week – May 4th

GOP field grows: Fiorina, Carson to launch presidential bids (UPDATE)

May the Forth

Windows on phones

This morning I heard the funniest thing...

What frustrates me about this Texas shooting.

No one should be killed for drawing unflattering cartoons of Mohammed...

Puerto Rico governor signs executive order legalizing medical pot

Puerto Rico governor signs executive order legalizing medical pot

Leftist Stalking horses re: Supporting Sanders

For those who seem to forget....

Medieval teenage girl found buried face-down labeled a 'witch'

great show on Democracy Now today

Nice job BBC...

Monday Toon Roundup 1-Baltimore Conversation

Monday Toon Roundup 2-HRC and Bernie

Monday Toon Roundup 3- The Rest

What Happened in Gaza--Washington Post

How to Talk to Your Kids About Bernie Sanders

Baxter (cat adoption)

Hamas security HQ in Gaza bombed after threat

Baxter (cat adoption)

Austin Texas Town Hall Meeting On March 31, 2015

Bill Clinton: Foundation has done nothing wrong

This is the most positive group I have ever seen

May 4th: The Day the Republicans Murdered Democracy.

One Suspect Who Opened Fire at Muhammad Cartoon Exhibit Identified

Russel Brand Says Vote Labour (Video)

Stop thinking about winners, losers & horse race-Let's build at grass roots & debate what matters

Human Rights Watch Daily Brief, 4 May 2015

Jade Helm: The Insanity That Ate Texas

Ex-CIA official: GOP distorted agency analysis of Benghazi

The State Department's quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review

How about a Bernie Sanders/Wendy Davis ticket?

I hope people realize Sanders is not serious about the nomination

Carly Fiorina Outsourcing

Venezuela has the lowest minimum wage in the continent (North and South America)

Ben Carson Presidential announcement: today at 10:30

Senator Bernie Sanders on Climate Change - The United States Must Lead the World

Lieberman quits Foreign Ministry, won't join Netanyahu government

Hillary Clinton Room Post Bill Clinton: Our foundation never did anything 'knowingly inappropriate'

DSCC Announces Endorsement Of Patrick Murphy In Florida Senate Race

We are starting an LPFM radio station in Iowa City, Iowa

CHECK OUT Carly Fiorina's innovative campaign website. (link inside)

TOM TOMORROW: Responses To Baltimore

Paulin's Domestic Violence Gun-Surrender Bill Passes

"Have you ever wondered about the universe and its origin?" (comic)

So GELLER's cartoon provoked terrorism, as Garry TRUDEAU said, and the video contributed to Benghazi

Shout out for Xchrom

Omaha Bee Club goes to work replenishing local colonies (check out the LOL Bee Day photo)

Mildly tantalizing click-bait thread title...

Make the Rich Panic - By Chris Hedges

Vermont governor signs new gun restrictions into law

Bill Clinton: Foundation's done nothing 'knowingly inappropriate'

Concealed Gun Bill Passes N.H. House OKs No-License Carry

Boehner struggles with his failed ACA predictions

No cookies for YOU.

Suffolk DA backs universal background checks for gun purchases

Extreme secrecy eroding support for Obama's trade pact

The Day the '60s Died

Boehner struggles with his failed ACA predictions

People kill people over stupid shit every god-damned day

Texas Councilman Forgets To Turn Off Microphone While Using Bathroom

She had to know her actions were provocative against their deeply held beliefs.

NY Senate Leader Dean Skelos, Son Arrested Amid Federal Corruption Probe

HRH Charlotte Elizabeth Diana,Princess of Cambridge

HRC ROOM Clinton Cash Author Admits He Has No Plan To Similarly Produce Book On Jeb Bush

Dammit - I knew there was something I had to do

'If you spot someone, shoot': Israeli soldiers describe Gaza war

‘Duck Dynasty’ Keeps Tax Break as Bobby Jindal Cuts Louisiana Colleges

Pic Of The Moment: Ben Carson, Carly Fiorina Enter GOP Primaries

MSBNC: Sanders sees surprisingly strong start

MSNBC: Sanders sees surprisingly strong start

Don’t Shred On Me: ‘Open Carry Guitar’ Rallies In Dallas Against Open Carry Gun Nuts

Dean Skelos, New York Senate Leader, and Son Are Arrested on Corruption Charges

May the 4th be with you!

South Asia al-Qaida group video claims responsibility for blogger murders

"I have a tapeworm that looks just like Elvis!" . . Please come CAPTION Rush Limbaugh!!!

Due to a 'clerical error' Flint MI will likely have an all write-in mayoral election

Anyone noticed something?

I will credit Ben Carson with this: he does NOT come across as a politician...

Today's Google Doodle:

Unfortunately Bat Shit Crazy Pam Gellar will now get a shit load of publicity.

John Oliver Slams Pearson And The Standardized Testing Industry

The Last Word - Michigan Progressive Bloggers Unite: Vote NO on Proposal 1

Britain's baby princess named Charlotte

The Real Problem for Republicans: Too Much Money

Supreme Court rejects challenge to New Jersey ‘gay conversion therapy’ ban

"It's not racist"

5 faith facts about Ben Carson: retired neurosurgeon, Seventh-day Adventist

A senator’s faith -- and humility

What Pam Gellar did is akin to....

HLN announces: royal baby named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana is literally just 30,000 sad faces — one for every laid off HP employee

"We have a chokehold on your dream"

Islamic Idaho?: Gem State Lawmakers Reject Child Support Bill Over Fake Shariah Concerns

Petition to Obama: Show the TPP document before Congress Votes!

Kansas waitress refuses tip from budget-slashing Gov. Sam Brownback: ‘Tip the schools’ instead

Good news we can all agree on: US Supreme Court upholds ban on gay conversion therapy

if you have not seen the first episode of this seasons Inside Amy Schumer...

Flight Turbulence: Another Example Of Runaway Religious Accommodations | Americans United

McDonald's rips up corporate structure in attempt to regain lost customers

California store seeks $75,000 lottery winner who was given only $75

House committee OKs anti-union bill to strip dues deduction

Irony In Action: Religious Right Tries Use Church-State Separation To Justify Same-Sex Marriage Bans

Hillary Clinton Room Post Hillary going to Nevada Tuesday to discuss Immigration issues.

Anyone notice some of the strongly Anti-RKBA people are also very anti-free speech in GD.

Leafblower Volcano

Anyone on the 21 Day Fix Plan?

Georgia Sheriff allegedly shoots woman in model home, refuses to explain

Pamela Geller on intolerance

Up to Speed: Who Is Muhammad Cartoon Contest Organizer Pamela Geller?

Mayweather's next match

School serves burned burritos covered with melted plastic for ‘healthy’ lunch

Size of the Milky Way Upgraded, Solving Galaxy Puzzle

I just talked to my letter carrier about the insanity of the GOP...

Van Hollen, Edwards Square Off in First Maryland Senate Race Debate

2013 Flashback. But will you forgo _your paycheck? Awkwardness ensues

kent state--4 may 1970

Pups 5/4 - 6 days old

Politically Strained neighborhoods-No where to run.

For the techies among us . . .

State-Funded Discrimination: Adoption Edition

Good article on O'Malley & Baltimore from the Christian Science Monitor

NATO starts anti submarine exercise in North Sea as tension with Russia rise

Trading Paradise for a Pipeline

Macro with a Suntar 135mm tele with extension tubes.

Freedom Fighter?: Attorney Argues Teen Had ‘Religious Freedom’ Right To Join ISIS

About 100 bodies found in Nepal trekking village

F__king Yeah Bernie!

Kent State: Was It about Civil Rights or Murdering Student Protesters? (trigger warning)

Kent State: Was It about Civil Rights or 
Murdering Student Protesters?

First Amendment Icon Larry Flynt Endorses Hillary!

Anybody noticed how anti first amendment gunners are?

While we debate Hillary vs Bernie, are you registered? Do you have required ID?

Lost In Translation: Yet Another David Barton Claim Comes Under Scrutiny | AU

Ted Cruz: I Understand Why People Fear A Possible Military Takeover Of Texas

John Oliver: Standardized Testing Enriches Companies, Gets Teachers Fired and Makes Students Sick

You know who has the most to lose if Bernie is elected?

The Time A Newspaper Stared Down The Country's Largest Advertiser

The 1st Amendment ends when the Republic ends. Period.

texas state railroad after dark

I have the First Amendment right to draw Muhammad, Jesus, Buddha, and Doctor Strange

Sixth DNA base discovered?

Veteran Richard Overton Nears 109th Birthday With Yard Work and Whiskey

U.S. appeals court skeptical on Arizona sheriff's immigration lawsuit

Lava Lake Loki on Jupiter's moon Io, up close

Ocean currents disturb methane-eating bacteria

Supreme Court to review U.S. electricity market efficiency rule

Justices seek U.S. government's views on Colorado marijuana law

Okay, I've got a real serious bitch with Olympus.

According to NY1 officer shot in NYC days ago has died.

Now I'm curious. Where does DU stand on Theo van Gogh's movie "Submission"?

About 100 bodies found in Nepal trekking village

Bumper Stickers

Face-off at Maryland NOW Forum - Edwards vs. Van Hollen

Sen. Bernie Sanders is in this race to WIN IT!

NYPD Officer Shot in Head Dies From Injuries

Police chief: 4 dead, including suspect, 1 hurt in random shooting on Wisconsin bridge

The election is not about Bernie Sanders...

Is NASA Moving Toward a Hyperspace Drive?

May the 4th be with you!

JP Morgan Chase to start charging 1% fee on bank deposits starting May 1

The Rude Pundit - Pamela Geller's Dream Come True

Please pray for the family of Officer Brian Moore who has passed away today.

Medieval 'Witch Girl' Suffered From Scurvy

A List of All 417 Bills Sponsored by Hillary Clinton in the Senate

The U.S. military is failing its canine veterans. Inside one Marine’s fight to save her dog.

Official: IMF admits the failure of the Greek program

Ex-CIA official: GOP distorted agency analysis of Benghazi

I'm a longtime Hillary supporter, but

Dana Milbank disses Bernie

NYPD Officer Brian Moore has died

52% of New Jersey ReTHUGs don't believe Chris Crispy

I have the right to carry a KKK banner through West Baltimore. Who's with me?

We’re Finally Getting a Middle Finger Emoji

Paul Krugman- Race, Class and Neglect

Ben Carson's patients claim malpractice in star doctor's path to politics

Did you see Geraldo's other faux pas on John Oliver Sunday night?

Protest By Ethiopian Israelis Turns Violent In Tel Aviv

I just talked to my letter carrier about the insanity of the GOP... (xpost from gd)

We are not going to get a guaranteed income

What's a "pinned" thread?

In a wtf moment, Israel Grants Golan Heights oil drilling license to Dick Cheney & Rupert Murdoch?

Comparing Positions of the Democratic Candidates, from the Washington Post

Ben Carson: Gay Marriage Is A Neo-Marxist Plot To Impose The 'New World Order'

The Wall Street Journal: Data-breach alert laws may be eased

PM of Singapore releases Sudoku solver as open source

Texas TeaPublican wants pregnant women to carry dead fetuses - to term!!!!!

Venezuela can now barely keep the lights on

Pamela Geller is a professional troll.

I have a friend that restores old Triumph motorcycles. He has for sale a

A political cartoonist just drew an unflattering picture of Hillary Clinton.

As candidate Obama said in 2008

Bill could provide relief for cities from disabled veteran property tax exemption

Martin O'Malley Stands Tall Beside Announced Candidates on Progressive Issues

Bill could provide relief for cities from disabled veteran property tax exemption

New Year's Eve At The Gates Of Hell

US Supreme Court upholds ban on gay conversion therapy

Consider the source but the only recent poll I've seen on Democratic attitudes of fast track and TPP

What Will Happen on DU if Hillary Cllinton Wins the Primary Race

VFW, DAV, state respond to tax law fight

Folks on DU have totally changed my mind.

Texas Senate testimony: It’s a ‘hate crime’ to make people not discriminate against gays

Ugh,Carol Costello refers to Clinton/Fiorina races as a "girl fight".

When did being progressive equate to being unelectable?

Supreme Court rules against EEOC 9-0.

Monday: Union elections, Iran

Duck Dynasty Musical To Close After Vegas Flop

Rush Limbaugh weighs in on the Garland, Texas shooting...

People Who Are Afraid of 666

FYI: So Far Sanders Raised More Than GOP Hopefuls.

Tad Devine-Sanders' Campaign Manager?

GOP lawmaker links Hillary to Tx shooting: She wants to disarm cops while ‘we’re at war’ with Islam

Candidate Sanders calls for "political revolution"..

Rush Limbaugh: Obama gave ‘green light’ for ‘people in ISIS’ to shoot up Texas cartoon contest

Al Qaeda's South Asia branch says it killed atheist Bangladeshi blogger

Anyone watch CNN earlier today?

Watch what this little girl did when asked if she would fight Darth Vader :

China lodges protest with U.S. after religious freedom report

Iowa deacon resurrects the ancient Catholic tradition of Ember days

Obama speaking about crises in poor communities

Pamela Geller blames President Obama for shooters at her cartoon fest

Another black man has been shot in Baltimore(who knows what happened now?)

Pamela Geller and the First Amendment

David Corn tweets that police are mobilizing in Baltimore

Pam Geller does not support the First Amendment.

Merkel defends German intelligence cooperation with NSA

Ex-Christie allies Kelly and Baroni plead not guilty in GWB scandal case

I'd give it a 25.

The death of the 40-hour work week

On a golf green in Canada....

The tragedy of Ben Carson: How a brilliant doctor turned into a right-wing provocateur

Is anyone here in the Detroit Lakes area?

High school baseball star loses college scholarship after yelling ‘f*****g n****rs’ at black family

22 Trillion Dollars on the War on Poverty - Does the Right Wing Have a Point?

Two tourists allegedly break ancient statue in Italy while taking a selfie

On MSNBC crawler now:Baltimore Police Reports of Shooting "Not True"

additional feedback sought on old thread

What's for Dinner, Mon., May 4, 2015

CNN: 2nd Garland, TX gunman identified

Nadir Soofi: Officials Reportedly ID 2nd Gunman In Texas Attack

I've just decided,

Whose group sponsored provocative Muhammad cartoon contest?

Sen. Sanders: I want candidates to debate the real issues facing our country...

Syrian Archbishop: “We expect Christians in the West to help us. They do not”

Seattle Mayor: Port Needs New Permit for Arctic Oil Fleet

10 Sacred Sites Damaged Or Destroyed In The Last 10 Years -- And What Some Are Doing To Rebuild

Sheriff's office announces new mental health clinic -- Cook County Illinois

EZ Racist Cash--Mark Fiore

So what if a horrible, racist, ultra-right-wing woman were raped?

Jean-Marie Le Pen suspended after Front National disciplinary hearing

National Hurricane Preparedness Week 2015 runs from May 24th through May 30th

Fox Issues Startling On-Air Retraction: 'Nobody Has Been Shot'

You should give a damn what she believes: Pamela Geller is flat out dangerous.

Suspect's gun goes off during arrest at Pennsylvania and North, police say

Hillary: No Need to Prove She’s a Populist

Muslims Defend Pam Geller’s Right to Hate

Bernie Sanders wrote the ACA clause that allowed for VT to try single payer, but VT failed to raise

One of the last of the Rat Pack era Las Vegas hotels closes today.

Anti-Cuban embargo movement picks up steam in US

Anti-Cuban embargo movement picks up steam in US

Baltimore police deny report they shot man, Fox News apologizes

Michigan earthquake not caused by fracking, scientists say

Gunman in Mohammad cartoon attack in Texas monitored for years

Van Hollen, Edwards square off in first debate.

Gulf States Want U.S. Assurances and Weapons in Exchange for Supporting Iran Nuclear Deal

If I was her teacher

Nigel Terry, King Arthur in ‘Excalibur,’ Dead at 69

Star Wars Episode IV: "I find your lack of faith disturbing"

Man Protesting Death of Man Beaten to Death by Police Beaten to Death by Police

FEC Chair All but Giving Up Hope to Rein in Money Abuses

Marriage equality

Why couldn’t $130 million transform one of Baltimore’s poorest places?

Sen.Sanders: The economic questions of our time

I like Clinton and Sanders

Cameron 'will try to cling to power even if coalition loses majority'

I March because I'm EXHAUSTED!

Ian Reisner Calls Gay People “Cheap” And “Entitled” While Trying To Defend His Dinner For Ted Cruz

Garland, Texas—Scene of Last Night's Shootings—Is a Hotbed for Anti-Muslim Bigotry

Split-second timing adds drama to election night (live theatre)

$@())(($&@. How do I get this thing on the left hand to go the fuck away? IPad

Church Attendance Will Plummet 50 Percent If Gay Marriage Is Legalized, Glenn Beck Predicts

My beloved Milwaukee Brewers have fired manager Ron Roenecke mid-season

President Obama Getting His Ducks In A Row

Baltimore Police assault peaceful protester

The most racist areas in the United States - Map / Daily Kos

I gotta say, so far,

Colombia’s neo-paramilitary groups ‘kidnapping girls to use as sex slaves': Ombudsman

Colombia coca cultivation surges, casting doubt on effectiveness of glyphosate use

Civil rights expert on Texas shooting: Pam Geller’s hate group got ‘the response they were seeking’

Ring of Fire: Hillary’s Faux Populism is No Match For Bernie Sanders

Who should Hillary Clinton pick as her VP?

How Utah reduced homelessness by more than 90 percent

'Cuban 5' spies in Venezuela to pay tribute to Chavez

Ben Carson Promises to Marry Horse if Gay Marriage Legalized

computer nerd ToTD: don't EVER use your valuable email address on the public internet

it's really, really stupid to taunt fanatics who are famous for killing people

In case y'all missed it....

So grateful for this group -

Beards as dirty as toilets with same bacteria found in faeces

Hillary Clinton agrees to testify on Benghazi, emails this month

Gabriel Garcia Marquez: First edition novel stolen in Colombia

As yet as far as I know not one major anti-gay preacher has had a marriage breakup

Want to see what Pam Geller, the woman behind the "Muhammed cartoon" festival in Garland, Texas...

No evidence Hillary Clinton was influenced by donations to the Clinton Foundation

So what happened when Livia Soprano got pissed that Tony stuck her in a nursing home?

Massachusetts man accused of sexually assaulting woman he met on website for abused women

"If Americans want to live the American Dream, they should move to Denmark."

The schizoid world of "independent" voters

US stocks gain, pushing the market close to record levels

Harry Reid Plans To Block Trade Deal Until The Senate Deals With Surveillance Reform,Highway Funding

It is absolutely okay to provoke religious fundamentalists

7 Ridiculous Things Ben Carson Believes

Scott Walker Says He Would Crush What’s Left Of Unions If Elected President

John Oliver perfectly sums up everything that’s wrong with standardized testing

Can We Stop Saying "Pam Geller Has Free Speech?"

Amendment In Texas. Would Be Illegal To End Pregnancy After 20 Weeks. No Matter What.

Girl, 11, among those killed in Wis. shooting

Look who jumped on the Jade Helm paranoia bandwagon...

Fukushima Report Delayed as TEPCO Gets New Chance to Explain

Muted celebrations of Buddha's birthday in Nepal, with prayers turned to those lost in quake

Nigeria's Boko Haram In Disarray As Government Forces Advance

Provoking someone by living your life is far different than provoking someone just to get them angry

So. Fla. Man Accused of Using the Turmoil in Venezuela to Run Massive Fraud

So. Fla. Man Accused of Using the Turmoil in Venezuela to Run Massive Fraud

Delusional Republican Congressman Believes ISIS Has Invaded Texas.

A Grass Roots Campaign from Vermont-Been there, Seen that...

Thom Hartmann:Bernie Sanders: The U.S. Should be like Scandinavia...

This is so funny, you will shit your pants.

Tin Foil hat Theory: Was there a great bargain for 2008?

Joni Mitchell may be released from hospital soon, attorney says; Friend appointed conservator

Hillary Clinton agrees to testify this month on Benghazi, emails

Carly Fiorina forgot to register

Help Baltimore by Restoring Voting Rights to Ex-Felons

Why Did Ferguson and Baltimore Erupt? Look to the Government-Backed History of Housing Segregation

What Will Happen on DU if Hodor Wins the Primary Race?

Ben Carson Is No Herman Cain - He’s far more paranoid.

Bernie Sanders' Run Can Help the "Less War" Movement in the US

Judge puts Energy Future’s bankruptcy plan on hold

For sale: GOP Clown Car

Gaza rules: Kill 2 Palestinian women on cellphones in an orchard so Israeli soldiers face zero risk

Watch Cheyenne Wright color the Girl Genesis cartoon!

Hillary Clinton Will Testify Before Congress About Email Scandal

Political Theater: Beethoven's Fidelio (with English subtitles)

Obama Says He'll Continue To Work On Racial Equality After He Leaves Office

Why mocking belief IS an attack on the person

Mitt Romney accuses Hillary Clinton of politicizing Baltimore tragedy

Anti-vaccers voted Worst People on Facebook (Food Babe Army comes in second)

Skeptics and Humanists Aid and Relief Efforts

Go to the World Premiere of Disney’s Tomorrowland with George Clooney for a good cause

It's a....Cheesus cake

Just saw a poll on MSNBC that said 81% of Democrats

Health care system 'prolongs death to make money,' Munger says on 'Squawk Box'

West Wing Week: 05/01/2015 or, “I Think That Works!”

Stochastic Terrorism- Triggering The Shooters.

Weekly Address: Ensuring Every Child Gets a Great Education

Tamir Rice’s mother now living in a homeless shelter to avoid ‘killing field’ where police shot him

The Presidents weekly address is now up in GD.

Nuclear weapons lab worker seriously burned in accident

The President Speaks at the Launch of the My Brother's Keeper Alliance

Nordic fund blacklists Boeing over nuclear weapons

Obama Launches New Alliance in Response to Racial Inequity

Resurrecting an old thread: You are ultimately responsible for how you react to offensive shit...

U.S. Attorney Clears Christie's Lt. Gov. And Two Others In Sandy Aid Probe

A rare color film of the aftermath of war in Berlin 1945.

Cave-climbing catfish discovered in Ecuador

Sheryl Sandberg's CEO Husband David Goldberg Died After Working Out in Mexico

As many know on this board I am...

Neil deGrasse Tyson on dyslexia

Georgetown mayor: I’m not embarrassed about bathroom video

What percentage of big campaign spending goes to the M$M ?

Air Force general lost job over ethnic slur

Carly Fiorina's troubling telecom past

In less than 72 hours over $1,000 went through the DU to Bernie!!!

West Texas band director placed on administrative leave for having a goatee

In less than 72 hours over $1,000 went through the DU to Bernie!!!

How Hard Are NFL Teams Actually Vetting Draft Picks?

Rev. Jackson, labor union broaden Silicon Valley campaign at Broadcom

Contrary to goals, ER visits rise under Obamacare

I don't think KO liked the fight.

Just love the a-hole with the Paul

Sanders sees surprisingly strong start

HiRC Room Despite Sustaining Hits, Hillary Clinton Remains 'Formidable' in 2016 NBC/WSJ Poll

George Will Confirms Nixon's Vietnam Treason

St. Louis Policing System Is 'Dangerous,' Study Finds

Obama Plans to Name Marine Corps Commandant to Lead Joint Chiefs of Staff

Honk, Honk, Beep Beep, Ahooga, Ahooga!

Obama on protests: 'There are consequences to indifference'

DU ths poll please

My mom passed away early Sunday morning. She had

5-4-15 The Call for an 8 hour day Met with Gunfire in 2:00

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Tuesday, 5 May 2015

5-4-15 The Call for an 8 hour day Met with Gunfire in 2:00

5-4-15 The Call for an 8 hour day Met with Gunfire in 2:00

Remember the "troubles" in Ireland?