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Archives: May 9, 2015

Bwaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah hahahahah - who's watching Chris Hayes

Rachel Maddow Sums Up GOP's 2016 Predicament In a Single Sentence

California attorney general granted more time to stop ‘shoot the gays’ ballot initiative

comment on KWTV-TV in OKC

Christian Right leaders escalate anti LGBT threats

Wendy Davis fined for ethics violation

Wendy Davis fined for ethics violation

The Blue Eyes of a Black Nationalist

"Injected Ads" Are An Annoying Security Risk Affecting Millions Of Internet Users

Houston Cadillac dealer shot, found dead in garage.

Bernie Sanders: How to Solve America's Biggest Problems

"My life would be worthless without music."

Vicenza, Italy: it's the vestments fair!

Those who say 'We cannot poke fun at Islam' don't get it

Moving to a blue state is less and less a possibility for escaping Republican influence...

Heh! (sic) Chris Christie expresses support for Jerry Jones!!

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF Friday Night Follies! & a new Jaguar gif

O'Malley on TPA: “I’m fundamentally opposed to anything we’re not allowed to read-that’s un-American

Cartoonist Lynda Barry dares you to draw like a kid

Rachel is pointing out that the Soviets did defeat the Nazis

Floyd Mayweather earned $250,000,000.00 for his fight

Natalie Portman To Play Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg In ‘On The Basis Of Sex’

Nebraska judge throws God’s lawsuit out of court

Bernie Sanders on Ed Show doubtful about 10,000 jobs by Nike. Video.

Friday Talking Points (345) -- Giggles The Pig For Mayor!

Want a Kardashian-Free Internet? You Can Have That Now

Video of Bernie Sanders on Ed Show discussing Nike and 10,000 jobs.

Just squee here, see

Woman Charged With Contaminating Families Milk With Shavings of Dead Skin From Her Feet

Palestinian village Khirbet Susiya under imminent threat of demolition and expulsion

Fort Worth school board candidate (aka God's chosen): gays ignore basic truth by being gay


An Open Letter to Outdoor/Feral Cat Supporters

Colombia to extradite suspected killer of Venezuela lawmaker

Idiot Issa says U.S. Poor are the envy of the world

Wyoming Photography - Great pix!

Live Aid 1985 cant believe its been 30 years. Freddie is deeply missed

My Fifth Grade Teacher By President Barack Obama

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu appropriates $5M to firefighter pension fund

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu appropriates $5M to firefighter pension fund

N. Korea Says It Tested Ballistic Missile From Submarine

KMOD and a raccoon walk into a bar. And the raccoon says...

Witness to Michael Brown Shooting Arrested The Day After He Sues The Police

Santa Fe settles sexual harassment suit made against former officer for $770K

VT #Republican State Norm McAllister Arrested On Sexual Assault Charges

Former U.S. government employee attempted to steal nuclear weapons secrets: Justice Department

China accelerates land reclamation in disputed islands: Pentagon

Leading scientists accused of offering false hope on climate

TCM Schedule for Sunday May 10 - Mother's Day

Hermit fight!

Scott Walker scraps agency mergers hours after critical audit #WEDC audit damnin once again!

U.S. urges probe of U.N. handling of Central Africa abuse charges

Venezuela's dissenting socialists deepen rift with Maduro

H-1B Visas: do they cost American workers jobs?

TCM Schedule for Monday May 11 - Biker Gangs

Guatemalan VP Resigns Over Corruption Allegations

How To Be Exceptionally Likable

Ford Venezuela unit to sell cars in dollars only: sources

Native American tribes oppose hunting of Yellowstone-area grizzlies

Gore Vidal on Understanding America's Terrorist Crisis

Brazil increases pressure on Venezuela to set election date

Ecuador leader halts motorcade to confront teenage critic

Kurds push US to arm them directly

Russia, China Forge Closer Ties With New Economic, Financing Accords

Chemistry student in sun harvest breakthrough

The Speech that Made Obama President

Ford to Sell Venezuelan Cars in Greenbacks in Dollarization

Carson Warns 'More Groups' Will Want Marriage Equality If Gays Get It

Uncensored - Key & Peele - Negrotown

Weekend Economists Be Mother May 8-10, 2015

Food and fuel: A model for bioenergy feedstock/vegetable double-cropping systems

Cross Post~ The Speech that Made Obama President

My prediction

Greenhouse gas benchmark reached

Sad news from Fort Worth: Our own Jim Wright, Former Speaker of the House has died

Liberal Britons Deciding Whether To Flee To Scotland Or Brighton After General Election Results

BEGIN Japanology Mini Miso

Losing vision was not the end

BEGIN Japanology Mini Miso

Bernie, Hillary, or Martin

Until we DEMAND peace from our leaders, we will have war.

[Japanology Plus] Japanese Buddhist Statues

There’s now a font based on Albert Einstein’s handwriting

'Obama mulls veto of French proposal for Palestinian state in UN Security Council'

Georgia's Lax Gun Laws Led To Two Fatal Shootings Of NYPD Officers

Do the House Republicans support the TPP??

Corruption is Legal in America


KMOD and a raccoon walk into a bar around 5 PM

Some racist picked the wrong guy

Alan Dershowitz has completely jumped the shark.

20 years of Bill Clinton (6 years of Barack Obama)

I'm starting to think hate speech IS a crime

Seems like Hilary Clinton is the only Democrat running!!

Her Body: Graveyard

Its a given Bernie will win New England states in the primaries

In threes?

Another important message for my fellow Texans...

State orders well tests for links to Venus-Midlothian quakes

Ace Day

Funniest Marriage Equality Signs and Memes

Europe and U.S. keep watchful eye on Israel's legislative plans

Texas Supreme Court declines to review former Tech coach Leach's appeal

Texas Supreme Court declines to review former Tech coach Leach's appeal

Best Amazon review/question/answer you've read lately.

You're doing yourself a disservice not checking into this declared 2016 Democratic Candidate

Curious. Anyone used Uber or driven for them?

As Russia Remembers War in Europe, Guest of Honor Is From China

Christian Right leaders escalate anti-LGBT threats - How is Geller's group worse than these?

Ecuador Reforestation Day to Break Guinness Record

Ecuador Reforestation Day to Break Guinness Record

Latin America’s Social Policies Have Given Women a Boost

Return to debt market bolsters Argentina's recovery forecast

Guerrero State Journalist Kidnapped in Mexico’s Iguala

Cuba says in advanced talks with China's Huawei over telecoms

The price of nice nails

Clapper Attorney: Spy chief had 'forgotten' about NSA program when he misled Congress

Former Obama Campaign Manager Led Austerity-Loving Tories to Victory

Utah students demand evidence from professor after he signs absurd letter in same-sex marriage case

Rick's Scott Proposal costs government more money

New campaign Poster for Bernie

New documentary reveals how three workers from East Kilbride grounded Chile tyrant General Pinochet'

Daily Holidays - May 9

I hate you.

Words from a Dangerous Socialist!

What kind of asian are you?

Cuban refugees could be blocked from returning home

The New Face of Israel’s Hard Right

How Cuba Could Stop the Next Ebola Outbreak

Cuban refugees could be blocked from returning home

Bill Clinton owns Welfare Reform

Brutal Bear Attack!!!

FL Gov. Rick Scott Is A Lying Sack Of Sh*t

Wonder if Justine Greening will stay as DFID SoS

Trumka: Will the TPP really protect workers?

Anyone want to talk a little MAD MEN as we approach the end?

Censorship of hate speech is an unconditional surrender to hate.

Socialist Europe pays higher taxes? BS

How The Pacific Rim Arbitration Case Is A Preview Of The Trans-Pacific Partnership


How do you talk about climate change to people who are more worried about the rapture?

Ana now a Tropical Storm

Just a reminder..

Is there a source yet for Bernie "logo" buttons, t-shirts, and stickers?

I have a question about the TPP and China

Best place to buy stock photos?

Bunch of Rags (1898)

In new NH poll, Christie is at 3%- 2 points behind Trumpy

If you or someone you know has a chronic health condition-

If you or someone you know has a chronic health condition-

Quarterback Winston files counterclaim against rape accuser

Worst State of the Week for Women: Deluxe Mother’s Day Edition

"31 arguments against gay marriage and why they are all WRONG"

Damning: Walker Gave Corporations Cash To Create Jobs, Forgot To Check If They Created Jobs

Five More Years of Tory Government: What Fresh Hell Is This?

would anyone be interested in a repub presidential candidate opposition group?

Weekly Address: Honoring the 70th Anniversary of V-E Day

Sounds like someone bet on the wrong horse

Is Baltimore’s Curfew a Dress Rehearsal for Martial Law?

How helicopter parents are ruining college students

I have a huge wild turkey standing on the windowbox outside my kitchen window.....

Thom Hartmann: The Manhattan Doomsday Project

Chicago Teachers Union Rejects District’s Call for 7% Pay Cut, Files Unfair Labor Practice

5 reasons Labour's Pasokification has accelerated(from

Springtime colds are the worst...

Officer in Freddie Gray case demanded man's arrest as part of personal dispute

Attorney: Spy chief had 'forgotten' about NSA program when he misled Congress

Spanish air force cargo plane crashes near Seville airport

There is A Tipping Point, Prof. Richard Wolff

Christie backs NSA phone records program

FCC denies request to delay Internet rules - TheHill

House Financial Services Cmte Chair Hensarling to subpoena administration officials

Tropical Storm Ana intensifies as it churns toward the Carolinas

Washington Post: For Sen. Marco Rubio, a question of friendship vs. politics

Happy Birthday to ME! ... Happy Birthday to Me!... Happy Birthday Dear ...

Bloomberg’s the man to beat Hillary for Democratic nomination

French president Francois Hollande's historic Cuba trip leads EU detente

smarmy local television anchors, get off my lawn!

Appeals Court Hears Texas Photo ID Case

This week’s nuclear news in brief - 2015-05-09

Sen. Chuck Grassley: no need to restore the Voting Rights Act (VRA)

Weekend Toon roundup 1: Repubs and Texas

Weekend Toon roundup 2: The Rest

UN chief slams Israeli plans to expand illegal settlements in Jerusalem

Lessons From Toronto: Density Transforms, Brings Challenges

US: Israel’s construction of 900 settlements in East Jerusalem is ‘a disappointing development’

Oklahoma City - my sympathies

New study refutes Justice Robert's rationale on weakening VRA

How Amsterdam became the bicycle capital of the world

Sorry you don't like the facts,

What do you serve with the Indian flatbread Naan?

How is your weather?

Former Obama Campaign Manager Jim Messina Led Austerity-Loving Tories to Victory

Satsuma Rebellion: Satsuma Clan Samurai Against the Imperial Japanese Army

Boise's Peregrine chicks have hatched

Why do we assume that big money control who wins an election?

Former Obama Campaign Manager Who Led Cameron's Tory Party to Victory Comes Home to Support Hillary

Jomentum and Jon Huntsman are teaming up

Russell Brand - The Emperor's New Clothes Trailer

San Francisco arrests under review after officers' slur-filled texts revealed

With Baltimore's recent events, maybe MD should revisit its state song

Marta has a current DU post

UQM Patents Non-Rare Earth Magnet Motor under DOE-Supported Project

Debt-free college under President Hillary Clinton?-HRC Room

After Leading Cameron's Tories to Victory--Jim Messina is On His Way Home to Support Hillary

Sen Sanders - If The Big Banks Are Too Big To Fail, Then Break Them Up

"Have I got a stock for you!!!" . . . Please come CAPTION Peter Schweizer!!!!

Sen Sanders - If The Big Banks Are Too Big To Fail, Then Break Them Up

Fast Track: A Gut-Kick to the Progressive Movement

Illinois Justices Overturn State's Landmark 2013 Pension Law

Why there are no male primary school teachers.

Attorney: Spy chief had 'forgotten' about NSA program when he misled Congress

Rachel Maddow - Distended US campaign season contrasts with UK's efficiency

A political reality check.

Today is National Letter Carriers "Stamp Out Hunger" Day...

Meet The Female Pedophile

VE Day anniversary: Church bells ring across UK

70th VE Day anniversary: Remembering Georgy Zhukov

Seis de Mayo

Terror Suspects Escape In Iraq Prison Break

China's Maglev Train Prototype Could Reach Speeds of 1,800 MPH

Sheldon Adelson faces new scrutiny as documents challenge his testimony

Cats on the roof

I moved my Social Security account out of banks and into Direct Express. This is supposedly an

I once considered going back to school.

Yet another environmental issue with no easy solution...

here is the thing. i am good with clinton winning. we have so fuckin' much to do,


Girl Next Door

Why Clinton’s immigration speech left many Republican rivals speechless

Brazil Shown to Be Largest Global Consumer of Pesticides

Biden: No Presidential Run, Americans "Too Stupid to Vote for Me"

U.K.: man draws penis on ballot, accidentally votes Conservative

The socialist revolt that America forgot: A history lesson for Bernie Sanders

Philadelphia journalist went undercover as an Uber driver — here's how much she made

Bernie Bounce: Support For Sanders With Democrats Grows By 10 Points In Iowa

Eyes Wide Shut on ISDS - Bilcon v. Canada highlights NAFTA ISDS problems

Is Glenn Beck slipping into actual mental illness?

New Atheism’s fatal arrogance: The glaring intellectual laziness of Bill Maher & Richard Dawkins

Nightly News Turns to Bishops About Contraception More Often Than Docs

"Without Edward Snowden, Our System Could Have Failed"

Rock/Blues/Jazz Fusion by Steely Dan

Landlords fined $276,000; evicted tenants to make vacation rental

Is MSM covering that Republican Citizens United's South Carolina Freedom Summit;

Premier-designate Rachel Notley promises to stop lobbying for pipelines

Institute for Pale Blue Dots Renamed to Honor Carl Sagan, Will Search for Alien Life

Guest Lineups For The Sunday News Shows

Does anyone know Rick Scott's shipping address?

Brave or Stupid? Lone Juror Causes Mistrial in Etan Patz Abduction-Murder Case

Just heard the last few seconds of this on local nooz...

TYT Cenk: Bernie Sanders is awesome

Suit against teachers unions isn't about free speech but silencing members

Can someone tell me how to use your own image for the avatar?

Unshackled from Coalition partners, Tories get ready to push radical agenda

US debt held by the Federal Reserve: Another record high at the end of 2014!

The 1% Will Own Half of Global Wealth by 2016

White House Moves to Fix 2 Key Consumer Complaints About Health Care Law

Convictions against 3 activists in Y-12 break-in overturned

Anti-austerity Protests Against The Tories In London (Photos & Video) - Updated

Boko Haram’s Rescued Sex Slaves Tell Their Horror Stories

Members of Congress charge $2,500 to sit with them at a Taylor Swift concert

Good effin' grief -is that Jeb the Hispanic

Christi says he's ready to move on.

Weird side effect of ADD meds?


Why did people vote as they did? Ashcroft's post-vote poll

For Mother's Day

London scene of anti-Tories rally

Hey guys...look at the wind map..all the wind in the country is pouring into Denver.

Mad Libs with Westboro Baptist Chruch!!!! Let's everybody play!

Putin Takes Swipe at U.S. in Massive Red Square Military Parade

Why My Charter School Needs a Union

Bernie and grandson. So cute.

Tariq Ali: Farewell to the United Kingdom

US rock band Primus cancels Israel gig

Where is the Cannabis Group? n/t

Bernie Sanders on C-Span 26 years ago.

Bernie Sanders on C-Span 26 years ago.

Seventy Years after the “Great Patriotic War” “Let No One Forget, Let Nothing Be Forgotten”

Rep. Donna Edwards: "Release the full text of TPP"

Sofia is four!

Serious Question ...

The South Carolina Freedom Summit is on C-span

Bernie Sanders: Stop the TPP...

Loved Avengers 2, but walked out wanting to watch Daredevil again.

Cops charged w/Freddie Gray's death file complaint claiming physical harm & assault in their arrest

One Future: “Nothing But Cheap Labor and Debt Slavery”

Alvarez vs Kirkland (May 9)

Though exercise. What song would you wish to be the last you've heard...

Touch Pianist

Peru sends in army to control clashes over copper project

Supporters gather for pro-Israel demonstratio

Brazil's MST Pays Tribute to Landless Workers Killed by Police in 1996

Here are 9 things many Americans just don’t understand — compared to the rest of the world

Colombia suspending use of anti-coca herbicide

‘Brave New World’ Series Being Developed by Spielberg’s Amblin TV for Syfy

Colombia suspending use of anti-coca herbicide

California convicts another 'revenge porn' scumbag. Thank you Kamala Harris!

The Corninthian Scam: Education For Suckers

If it's Sunday, it's meet the GOP. Check this shit out:

That other candidate - April 2015

Wrong Place, Wrong Time: Some Very Bad Politics From The White House

The Normalization of U.S.-Cuba Relations: the Best Accomplishment of President Barack Obama

Jeb Bush accuses Obama of pushing ‘complete disregard of religious conscience’

The Normalization of U.S.-Cuba Relations: the Best Accomplishment of President Barack Obama

Sheldon Adelson’s ties to alleged Chinese crime boss under scrutiny after new testimony

Egyptian court sentences ex-President Mubarak to three years in prison for corruption

The American people, by the millions, must send Congress the answer to this question...

One of the most principled and honest senators is "unelectable", why?

Final suspect in Mississippi hate crime gang attacks sentenced to 10 years in prison

De Blasio’s National “Contract With America” Strategy Leaks

My neighbor's murder: Family is in town this week packing up her things.

"in the next 10 years, 2 billion people will be living with absolute water scarcity"...see this map.

New Florida Voter I.D. Law Only to Accept RNC Membership Card

Fracking Chemicals Detected in Pennsylvania Drinking Water

Obama interviewed on TPP by Matt Bai

Toon: Reality-Based Conspiracies

Cruz On Garland: We Must Choose Between Free Speech And Political Correctness

Real Time New Rules - May 8

Steve King: Obama To Blame For Baltimore Riots

Christie: I'm Ready To Move On From BridgeGate And 'Stop Apologizing'

Obama’s Texas Invasion Plan Revealed

Need help with chocolate ice cream recipie

Bernie Sanders perfectly sums up why elites love apathetic voters

A Little Too Far "Off The Grid" Maybe?

Louie Gohmert: It’s Obama’s Fault We’re all Idiots

Calif. city official quits after backlash for complaining ‘illegals should have to work like slaves’


Bush fails to excite evangelical crowd

All I'm allowed to say in this matter is that all DUers

Republican Map Shrinking As Hillary Clinton Puts Red State Arizona In Play


Scientists just captured stunning images of deep sea creatures off the coast of Puerto Rico

Top Ten Reasons why Religion Is Bullshit

Lost in Deflation

Update on the Wild Turkey - he is clearly hand raised and is following us around the yard!!!

A Wachowski brothers Saturday

Hundreds march across Brooklyn Bridge for stricter gun laws

A Cancer Survivor Designs the Cards She Wishes She’d Received From Friends and Family

Hundreds march across Brooklyn Bridge for stricter gun laws

Tony Blair tells Labour: return to the centre ground to win again

Natalie Portman Will Play Ruth Bader Ginsburg In New Film

Iraq jail riot: up to 50 inmates and 12 police killed as dozens escape

Paraguay captures man who allegedly impregnated stepdaughter

To those who say the Surveillance State and erosion of liberties will never end, I say this:

Jeb Bush attacks President Obama on religious freedom

Jeff Beck, Jimmy Page, Ron Wood, Joe Perry, Flea and Metallica - The Train Kept A-Rollin´.

Court Ruling on N.S.A.’s Data Collection Jolts Both Defenders and Reformers

Religion In The Comics - 025

Vince Gill, Eric Clapton, Keith Urban, Keith Richards, & Albert Lee live on stage 2013

Has anyone heard from xchrom?

Jimmy Fallon & Jack Black Recreate "More Than Words" Music Video

Should it be against the law, in the United States, to blaspheme or "insult a Deity"?

Sign Elizabeth Warren's Petition against TPA fast track for the TPP (please!)

Booing greets Tory MP Stewart Jackson's Peterborough victory speech

Sheryl Crow, Eric Clapton, Vince Gill, Albert Lee & Jerry Douglas - Tulsa Time

Anybody like REAL country music?

Willie Nelson, Vince Gill, Albert Lee (Blue eyes crying in the rain)

Natalie Portman Just Signed On to Play Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Americans Living Abroad Set Record for Giving Up Citizenship

UN's representative in Yemen says bombing of populated areas is against law

Why did we lose so many factories to China when we didn't have a trade deal with them?

Chet Atkins, Duane Eddy, Vince Gill, Earl & Randy Scruggs Lonesome Reuben

This post is in honor of CTyankee!!

"Midnight Rider" with Vince Gill, Gregg Allman and Zac Brown

The ERA was Re-introduced in the Senate for Ratification Yesterday

The ERA was Re-introduced in the Senate for Ratification Yesterday

The ERA was Re-introduced in the Senate for Ratification Yesterday

Excuse me if this has been posted before: Why should atheists have to show respect for religion?

NEWSFLASH: Campus Sexual Assault Complaints Are on the Rise

NEWSFLASH: Campus Sexual Assault Complaints Are on the Rise

Mastermind of UK Conservative Sweep Will Lead Clinton Campaign

This Is Charley

women form war court

women form war court

Richard Wolff: Economic Inequality

Here's How To Be Exceptionally Likable

I heard that the software updates are murder...

Stress Kills

GOP Will Lose in 2016 Absent Coherent Plan Favoring Immigration

Loud noise, smoke reported at New York's Indian Point nuclear plant

From Baltimore to Bernie: Why the Mainstream Media Will Always Fail (Majority Report)

A short biography of Buddha

Why cats should not read Camus.

we took a four-mile hike and i am bushed (super pic heavy)

Who's this Paul Pierce fellow?

41 Reasons we're, like, totes sure Jesus existed!