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Archives: June 14, 2013

'We're in the Abyss': My KPFK 'BradCast' Interview with Daniel Ellsberg on Edward Snowden

Update: trof - Internet Sleuth

Mayoral Candidates Clash Continuously at Latino Debate

So what is a person to do if their 401k plan only offers funds in stocks or bonds? If interest

Leaker's Ties to China Probed

Israel moving ahead with new settler housing

26 Lawmakers Live Off Food Stamps To Protest Republican Cuts

Chilling Letter From Chinese Factory Worker Found In Kmart Halloween Decorations

Where in the world is John Kerry?

The Papers of the Founding Founders Are Now Online

Building inspector in Philly collapse commits suicide.

Edward Snowden and the Real Issues (by Christopher H. Pyle)

Arlington Police to Implement Random, Department Wide Drug Testing

Toon: Obamahaters, Inc.

Luckovich Toon: Climate Summit Perspective

Grow up, Libertarians!

Insurers Inflating Books, New York Regulator Says

Beautiful Image: 4 planet sunset

San Francisco parking spot sells -- for $82,000

Whether he wanted it or not, if Snowden did not want this story to be about him he should have

Hoisting a dram or two with Will Shakespeare. Ask us anything.

Ontario workers exposed to unsafe levels of Agent Orange

NFL to limit bags brought into stadiums

Martin Bashir - Why are abortion bills easier to advance than military sexual assault bills?

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! One Step Forward & a new Kitteh gif

NSA Contractor Booz Allen Hamilton Selling Cybersecurity Services To Middle East Governments

Martin Bashir - FBI’s Mueller invokes 9/11 on NSA, while Boehner hits Obama

Argentina frees more than 200 Colombian human trafficking victims

So I ordered some soft, soft yarn to make a baby bankie for the expected grandchild,

Americans' Confidence in Congress Falls to Lowest on Record

"He kept the gun on a closet shelf wrapped up in a green towel."

Colombia’s State Council to investigate Congress president’s ‘Christian pact’

A very moving video from the resistance in Turkey

“Stand your ground” law helps white defendants a lot more than black ones

Dispute Settled Between Seneca Nation and New York State

Apple - Making a difference. One app at a time.

The significance of the Obama offensive-cyber-war directive

Papantonio: Corporate “Gangsters” Rummaging Through Your Data


Guys, what the fuck is the pushback against tangling with Syria? The line. They crossed THE LINE.

A's, Yankees play 18 innings. A's win 3-2, sweep series.


Comments please

Syria is starting to look/feel like the Korean War.

Power is out. There's a huge tree down and the transformer is in the street...

Houston man gets 101 months for trafficking firearms to Colombia

NFL announces limits on what fans can bring into stadiums

Do we pay taxes on Social Security?

Sarah Palin rips Bill Maher on Trig comment (Maher allegedly called Trig "retarded")

Are women non-monogamous?

Nicaraguan assembly OKs $40 bln Chinese canal to rival Panama's

House leader proposes new postal reform plan

Nicaraguan assembly OKs $40 bln Chinese canal to rival Panama's

Bulger probe disrupted by U.S. authorities, retired Mass. police official testifies

"This is a symbol of how giants fall." - Grace Lee Boggs

Shrink Question: What would the home of your dreams look like?

The Big Lychee Nails Snowden

Glenn Greenwald's 'Epic Botch'?

Millennials Are Destroying The Status Quo And Why We Should Help Them Do It

Is Hillary dancing away from AGW

You might be from Upstate New York...

Judges reject objection to Christie decision on U.S. Senate special election; ...

Watch A Kid At A Dinner Table Accidentally Destroy One Of His Mother's Lifelong Beliefs

Complete Text of White House Statement on Chemical Weapons in Syria

Chemically Burned: Dow Chemical Tries to Avoid Hot Water in Worker's Death

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Friday, 14 June 2013

NFL to limit bags brought into stadiums

This is not about Obama or Snowden, this is about the corporate takeover of our democracy

"RCMP launch criminal probe of $90K cheque to Mike Duffy"

UK Tidal Power Plan Sinks on Cash and Environmental Costs

An inconvenient truth - NSA contractors have ALREADY abused their powers!!!

Tulo broken rib. Cargo bruised foot. Fowler swollen knuckle.

David Lynch & Lykke Li - I'm Waiting Here

I Am So Fucking Over This Already

Should the US ever intervene militarily when genocide is taking place abroad?

"The Morning Plum: House GOP stomps all over Republican rebranding"

Conjecture: Fanatical Desires to Understand Ink Blots

I'm staying up late and getting blitzed. Anybody want to hang out?

Dog Butt Looks Like Jesus Christ In A Robe


The Real Snowden Question

Obama Administration Has Spent Nearly $300 Million Cracking Down On Medical Marijuana: Report

"Rubio: ‘I’m Done’ With Immigration Bill If It Contains A Clause For Same-Sex Couples"

So which Amendment is it that permits subordination of the Constitution to "safety from terrorism?"

What kind of inexpensive printer is good

Our government and businesses are run almost exclusively by white males...

Whitehouse Petition to Pardon Edward Snowden:

Santa Monica grieves - video

My Friend~

Larry Flynt: ‘I’ve Never Met A Republican That Wasn’t Mean-Spirited And Racist’

Colombia worries as troops join Arab mercenary force

"Hello! Is anyone home?"

I have no idea...

"Self-Made Millionaires, Immigrant Millionaires Common In Canada, BMO Study Finds"

AFL-CIO wants to be the voice of most workers, not just those in unions

RT wins prize for best 24-hour news coverage at leading international TV festival

Politics: some / Politics: none. Two ways to excel in political journalism. Neither dominates.

Russia may deem civil servants’ use of Gmail, Facebook ‘high treason’

2013 Is Shaping Up To Be The Worst Year For Reproductive Freedom In Recent History

HERE WE GO AGAIN! White House Says Syria Used Chemical Weapons: Are No-Fly Zone & More Next?

"Whistleblowers Are Weird"

Pope condemns growing scourge of child labor

"Obama Jabs Republicans By Calling Susan Rice a Patriot Who Puts Country First"

A guide to Iran's presidential election

Moses - Ten Commandments- Mel Brooks

Ron Johnson: ‘Restoring faith in government’ is the ‘wrong solution’

Outsourced Intelligence: How the FBI and CIA Use Private Contractors to Monitor Social Media

Post a line from a movie, play, song, etc. that fits the way you feel right now!

So, what about these damn satellites?

About that life #2

Ecuador Hosts First Summit For Responsible Journalism

Lawsuit: Man allowed to curse on NY ticket payment

"Bring Back the Boring Bureaucrat Bankers"

Baila Conmigo: 9 New Latin Songs That Rock

Keiser Report: Ooops, My Bad Economics

How long before John Oliver gets his own show?

Hockey fans? Boston could be fucked

Shining like a diamond, rolling with the dice,

What's with Syria?

Spy Nation: U.S. Agencies Said to Swap Data With Thousands of Firms

By Design | A Crystal-Crusted Gown Made with a 3-D Printer

Law enforcement demands smartphone 'kill switch'

One World Trade Center photo. Great shot.

Security Costs Result In Obama Cancelling Safari Trip

Nevada governor vetoes universal background checks for gun purchases

Obama Decides To Arm Syrian Rebels After Chemical Weapons Proof

Occupy your cats

Blue Thunder

US arming Syrian Rebels

John Oliver Mocks Anti-Gay Laws And The Most Flamboyant Anti-Gay Protestors You Will Ever See

Teacher fired over ex-husband’s ‘threatening and menacing’ behavior

Richard Wolff: Global Capitalism: June 2013 Monthly Update

Bill Clinton Urges More Forceful U.S. Response On Syria - Report

Acceptable Use Policy Which Bradley Manning Didn’t Sign Used By Prosecutors Against Him

New and Unknown | Space Wallpaper

Obama to step up military support of Syrian rebels

Everyone's Quitting Facebook

13 Amazing Redneck Family Portraits

Canadian Band Releases Music Made Just For Fisher Price Turntables

When did the Republican/Democrat flip flop happen?

'I warned whoever I could': surveillance alarm bells sounded years ago

Subsequent to the Smith v. Maryland decision came the Electronic Communications Privacy Act

After Closed Door Meeting, (some?) Senators Toe NSA Line (June 13, 2013)

Bill O'Reilly Brings On 2 Fuck Ups To Protect His Ego Against Chris Matthews.

President Obama to visit Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania from June 26 to July 3

Snowden and Greenwald Beginning to Self-Destruct; ‘The Nation’ and ‘Mother Jones’ Raise Questions

China keeps quiet on NSA leaker Snowden

Convicted U.S. spy Christopher Boyce: 'Snowden is doomed'

Senator Feinstein sells out Americans AGAIN

Why Syria, but not Congo?

Muslim group plans to open gay and female friendly mosque

The Bike Maker. Ezra Caldwell.

It's Official: SoCal Edison Notifies Feds of Nuclear Plant Shutdown

El Supremo avatar change imminent ...

It's been a most interesting evening (well at least for me -- YMMV)

Monsanto hit with class action lawsuits in mystery GMO wheat case

Stand with Edward Snowden

Chinese paper: Snowden could be useful to China

Pilonidal cysts suck. In pain :( ...

Pam Geller makes me ashamed..

See McCartney on Colbert last night doing "Mr. Kite?"

Britain says NSA leaker Snowden not welcome in UK

When you're old, tired and in last place.....

Sergio Garcia’s Fried Chicken Remark to Tiger Woods?

In my life I've gone from mix tapes to playlists, rabbit ears to satellites and 64k to 1000 gigs but

Why is a war profiteer chair of the senate select committee on intelligence?

School Board member: 'I am not a Nazi'

June 14: National Strawberry Shortcake Day

June 14: National Bourbon Day

Rubio: ‘I’m done’ if immigration bill includes gay couple amendment

Farm to table

Liberal advocates of a police state turn savagely against Edward Snowden

Five Ways the US Can Have an Icelandic Revolution

Florida prison system owes $600,000 in back pay or time off to 710 employees

Organic Farming Sucks (Up Carbon)

Auditor reports that Missouri income far below the ceiling allowed by the Hancock Amendment

"Now go out and make me do it!"

Zachary Quinto vs. Leonard Nimoy: "The Challenge" - Audi advert

Post vacation depression...

Insight: France gambles on Syrian rebels as arms decision nears

Russia sees ends to U.S. row as Jewish texts moved to museum

Randy Zipperer Allegedly Stabs Brother After Macaroni And Cheese Goes Missing

Sometimes Conspiracy Theories are Real: Former Korean NSI Chief indicted on election fraud

Are the fundies ever going to vote Democrat?

What's for Dinner ~ Friday June 14th

The Real News: Thousands Strike Greek Gov't Pulling the Plug on State TV

Stop Objectifying Me

Simon&Garfunkel 1969 TV hr-"Bridge over Troubled Water"-sponsor left over JFK-RFK/Vietnam footage

Newtown Victim's Sister Turns Gun Control 'Accidental Activist'

Raise interest rates on old student loans, secret report proposes.

Boston and Venezuela, Terrorism There and Here

Kitten with two heads born in Oregon

U.S. to provide ‘direct military support’ to Syrian rebels

Sea lion jumps in boat for a cuddle

I'm in NJ, listening to a radio station in NYC and just heard a spot

U.S. to keep military forces in Jordan: official

Outsourcing national security to China

DirectTV to fire victim who lost it all: You still owe $400

Monster Fire - 40,000 flee unpredictable flames.

Australian military embroiled in fresh sexual harassment scandal

Secret Trade Agreements Threaten to Undo Our Last Shreds of Food Safety

Texas Students Thrown in Jail for Days ... as Punishment for Missing School?

you want to know what the problem in syria is? there aren't any good guys

Maloneys Soup Line

Guantanamo hearing spirals into notebook safety debate

As Snowden & Geenwald's story falls apart, the GOP has their next scandal lined up.

3 Stooges: BachMann, Gohmert & King Pitiful Begging on Glenn Beck

What Darkness Does to the Mind Regardless of anonymity, we become more likely to deceive.

he Dalai Lama Says Female Leaders Are More Compassionate ... Hmm

City Council Elections Bill Would Move NYC To Instant Runoff Voting

My long, rambling, insightful and ultimately positive review of Man of Steel

My long, rambling, insightful and ultimately positive review of Man of Steel

hey kids, do you understand that we're now officially in a proxy war with Iran?

What this country needs is Democratic Congress and a Democrat in the White House

Friday morning 'earworm' thread...

Obama Tells Keystone Foes He Will Unveil Climate Measures

'Get a brain morans;'

Yay! We'll be arming Al-Qaeda in Syria

What the fuck is the point of a Constitution

What do you think of the CIA?


Are You Ready to Expand Our Involvement in Military Conflict in the Middle East?

When all else fails blame the gnome

Russia on Syria refers to Colin Powell's UN lie

Brrr!!! 51°!!! WTF ~ I turned the heat on.

House Majority PAC launching first paid attack against Kline on student loans

Edward Snowden and Washington's revolving-door culture

Full Court Press: FBI: Secret NSA Program could have stopped 9/11 attacks

Upstate SC Du'ers, where can I find a source, online or in print, of what's

Pelosi preparing fact sheet on how Bush, Obama surveillance programs differ

Chart: How Booz Allen Hamilton Swallowed Washington

The World Must Stand Together (on nuke weapons)

Friday TOON Roundup 1: Doing it to ourselves

Friday TOON Roundup 2: Repubs

‘Intersex’ included on Australia’s new gender guidelines

WHO says MERS virus death toll hits 33

Friday TOON Roundup 3: The Rest

Moscow Subway's Stray Dogs

2013 Is Shaping Up To Be The Worst Year For Reproductive Freedom In Recent History

Five pest species now immune to GMO corn and cotton

The Big Dog coming up on Morning Joe today

"These are moments that stay with us forever."

Huge party in Denver this weekend!!

Corbett Forces His Conservation & Natural Resources Dept. Head to Resign

Bill Millin, piper at the D-Day landings, died at age 88. (Remarkable)

Happy Magna Carta Day: Lift one for Habeas Corpus

James Clapper’s ‘least untruthful’ answer

Boy Who Sang National Anthem At NBA Finals Taunted By Racist Tweets

Behind the Curtain: Booz Allen Hamilton and its Owner, The Carlyle Group

Five myths about privacy

Richard Wolff: Global Capitalism June 2013 update

Glenn Greenwald hits a new low

Rep. Trent Franks "rapes don't cause pregnancy" says the democrats made him say something stupid

"Domestic surveillance programs are good for democracy."

How Spy Agency Contractors Have Already Abused Their Power

Advocates Say VA Gutting Gulf War Illness Panel

How broke does the U.S. have to be to cut military spending?

A Modern-Day Stasi State

Monsanto Turns To Blackwater For Increased Security, Intelligence And ‘Infiltrate Activist Groups’

this is a response to a typical snookered republican

Documentary about Gatewood Galbraith tonight in Lexington

INFOGRAPHICS: How the Anti-Prostitution Pledge Hinders AIDS Prevention

Czech Premier Fights to Survive Amid Spy Scandal

LOL. OK, one of my DU secrets is that if I KNOW I'm going to get shit for a post and I see that...

War is a racket.

Grijalva to Steve King: no need to fear Mexicans

Gabby Giffords Remembers Sandy Hook on Anniversary of Tragedy

Report: Yahoo Challenged PRISM In 2008

Darrell Issa's IRS Investigation Is Falling Apart

U.S. considering no-fly zone after Syria crosses nerve gas 'red line'

Galactic Currents

Exoplanet formation surprise: Evidence of farthest planet forming from its star

Kodak ending acetate base manufacturing

Silent thread for Sandy Hook

Texas Gov. Rick Perry: Americans have no right to freedom from religion

Florida again. Woman shoots frog for croaking/aims gun at roommate for hiding vodka.

Pope Francis and new Anglican leader meet, note differences

Iran votes for new president, Khamenei slams U.S. doubts

Concern With Climate, Energy Shocks, Public Reaction, Drives Federal Surveillence Of Green Groups

EU seeks to ease French fears over Hollywood in U.S. trade talks

Antibiotic Ship Paint (No, This Is Not A Joke) Helping To Spread Resistant Bacteria Far And Wide

Moms join Gezi Park (Istanbul) protesters! Yes!!!

Russia dismisses US claims of Syrian chemical weapons use

Shocked, Shocked: Bonn Round Of Climate Negotiations "Descending Into Chaos"

Dog Butt Looks Like Jesus Christ In A Robe (PHOTO)

Why haven't we read this news item in the WPM - Western Propaganda Media?

One plus one equals a black hole. Please come CAPTION Laura Ingraham and Bill O'Reilly!!!!

I'm Gay, My Dad's a Pastor, and ... We're Working on It{long - but good read}

Drought, Pollution, Water Demand All Taking Toll On Texas Rivers - TX Tribune

Core Rethugs don't want minorities: They call Hispanic boy singing Nat'l Anthem "illegal alien"

Secrecy’s Tangled Web of Deceit

Cursed Treasure 2 - Browser Games

Congress Turns Its Back on Rural America

Ethiopian Parliament Votes Unanimously To Strip Egypt Of Veto Power Over Nile's Waters In Dam Fight

72 million tax dollars go to hospitals to side step the badger care money in back room deal....

The Two Centers of Unaccountable Power in America, and Their Consequences by Robert Reich

house committee advances nationwide abortion ban

house committee advances nationwide abortion ban

My Father, My Hero

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Amanda Marcotte On Ronald Lindsay's Condescening Lecture At The Women In Secularism Conference

Because this would go over like a lead balloon in GD: Today is Flag Day.

Director Mueller: Flt. 77 Hijackers were, in Fact, Under NSA Surveillance

Papantonio: Military Illegally Discharging Soldiers

The Sickening Snowden Backlash

Mike Huckabee: Churches Should Give Up Tax Exempt Status

All I can say about all these conflict over there in the Middle East, the birth place of the...

Greenwald: On partisanship, propaganda and PRISM


Moment of silence marks 6 months since Newtown

SOOO...Sweet, This 90 Year Old Couple Has Still Got It!

Just thinking about money can make you more evil, researchers say

The Disgusting Attacks On The NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden

Peter King: Punish Journalists Who Publish NSA Leaks

Taking your indoor cat out for a walk is a joy. No, really!!!

That mystery item of police tactical equipment finally explained:

Maybe sometimes "DESTROYERS OF WORLDS" are just having a bad day.

"Bad dog!! Bad, BAD dog!!!" logic:

Li'l-tiny-adorable-"Ooh-I-just-want-to-pinch-his-cheeks" MFM knew his FULL potential right away.

MiddleFingerMom MEANT well. He really, REALLY did. But he was so fucking clueless..

You always scream the loudest with your last gasp.

Miami sports bar’s deck collapses during Finals Game 4 between Heat and Spurs

exclusive: rubio says it should be legal to fire someone for being gay

Should be a word: . . .

Protests hit Brazil's biggest cities, adding to unrest

global power project part 1: exposing the transnational capitalist class

Eyeball licking for love causing health issues

This chart says it all

the good news is I found the source of burning electrical something before there was a fire

Richmond Dominates Again for Democrats

What if one political party was able to privatize national security to

Harriet Beecher Stowe (June 14th, 1811 to July1,1896)

Greenwald: On PRISM, partisanship and propaganda.

Makes total sense

Republicans vote to explain pregnancy to Wisconsin women

Canadian study confirms megathrust earthquake is due in Pacific NW

"They truly can't help themselves. Give them a suit with rubber pockets and they'd steal soup."

USA Today: In Syria, America may find itself in a war centuries in the making


Snowden Is Not Welcome In The U.K.

A thief is always a liar.

Convos With My 2 Year Old - EPISODE 3 'The Cookie'

Assembly And Senate To Restore $90M In OPWDD Cuts

NYPD: Passenger Fatally Stabbed Livery Driver With Umbrella

Bigotry, Culture Wars and Misogyny Worked Horribly Last Time. So “Republicans” Will Keep Doing Them.

Beltway "liberal" posting propagandists have a new ally: Bush's Goebbels, Marc Thiessen

Thom Hartmann: Why hasn't the MSM Reported - National Security Has Been Outsourced

Thom Hartmann: Tyranny is BiPartisan

Snowden Is Using 'Specific' Evidence of the U.S. Hacking China to Stay Out of Jail

Today in Peace and Justice history on June 14, 1968

Today in Peace and Justice history on June 14, 1968

Why should we petition to pardon Snowden when he has THOUSANDS

Quick-thinking neighbor saves baby's life by using TURKEY BASTER to clear her blocked airway

UN: world population 9.6 billion by 2050; India to overtake China by 2028

Chinese dissident to leave New York University shortly

Advertisement, NSA, and consequences

Hopefully someone can answer my question

We Are Not Advocates Of the NSA Or Police States. We Are Reality Based & Advocate Facts

"The Faith and Freedom Coalition" -- Nutjobs on Parade

Capitalism widens divide between the rich and poor in Mozambique

Is the belief that the laws of physics were/can be suspended by a supernatural force...


D'oh! Instead of Translating Heartland's Denier Climate Report, Chinese Version Corrects It

James Bamford on Democracy Now discussing NSA, Keith Alexander and the power he wields

Thank you to our elected Democratic women for making the abortion debate personal.

Damsel in distress in videogames.

The three most expensive fires in Colorado history have all occurred in the past year

Spanish-language newspaper endorses Markey

Florida receives final permission to privatize Medicaid

Radar composite of the June 12 - 13 bow echo that traveled from Indiana to new Jersey

Stay classy, WND.

Wednesday's bow echo that traveled 600 miles from Indiana to New Jersey was a low-end derecho

Is the Earth getting heavier?

What’s In Fast Food Chicken?

Interesting angle for DUers. Snowden, a story about a child of the internet coming of age.

Elijah Cummings Smacks Down Darrell Issa Badass Style

CBS News confirms multiple breaches of Sharyl Attkisson’s computer

Democrats 22, Republicans 0 ---- GOP: party of NO talent

Eagle Ford Shale Impact: Local rent increases by 275 percent

Phenomenal photos of cities taken by an airline pilot from the cockpit.

Obama to take advantage of advances in wireless

SCOTUS: Gay D-Day, June 24, is Fast Approaching: What Will You Do?.

Vanity niece made this about a mega-concert she went to.

Important travel information for your summer vacation...

My nephew has 4 gay uncles...

Cops Blow Up Artwork At Iowa City Art Festival Mistaking It For Suspicious Package

Chelsea Clinton coming up on NOW With Alex Wagner. nt

Rathgeber approved as insurance commissioner

The Rude Pundit: Liberal NSA Apologists Can Take It All, Want More

Raiding Consciousness

Tandem Parking Spaces In Downtown Boston Sell For $560,000

Jeb Bush: "Immigrants are more fertile, and they love families."

Pic Of The Moment: Sen. Ron Johnson Explains The GOP Approach To Governing

MCSO suspends patrols for illegal immigrants

Milk. Super-Ultra-Mega-Alpha Secret Code for....

Rachel Maddow - GOP's social conservative problem worse than it has ever been

The Last Word - The battle continues between Reps. Issa and Cummings

why is it so important to Bill Clinton that the U.S. intervene in Syria?

Columbian Poet Selling His Male Organs To Pay For Europe Trip

Inequality Enters the Mayor's Race-by Katrina vanden Heuvel of The Nation

IMF urges repeal of 'ill-designed' U.S. fiscal cuts

First fluorescent protein identified in a vertebrate

Cavemen of Manchester: Migrants from Eastern Europe live in squalor underground

The "real" reason for alleged NSA excesses?

Spy-proof enterprise encryption is possible, but daunting

Nearly Half of LGBT People Claim No Religion

I think any politician urging us to go into Syria should put some skin into the game -

Ex-Steubenville football player rapist may be transferred to country club institution.

Punter complains to West Midlands Police about prostitute's looks

New York Man Sues For Right To Curse On Traffic Ticket

Did The Newtown Parents Meet With Boehner And Cantor Yesterday?.....

Stars and Stripes, 5/29-Pressure and progress as deadline for homeless veterans loom

Commander of Nazi-led unit lives in US

Spies for Hire:Carlyle Group to Become Owner "One of America’s Largest Private Intelligence Armies"

26 Members of Congress to Live Off Food Stamp Budget to Protest Cuts

Just a FYI Google+, MSNBC Team Up For SCOTUS Decision

Tereshkova marks 50 years of her historic flight

This is Masdar City, the world’s first ZERO-carbon city.

Did dry ice chunks on Mars gouge strange tracks into Red Planet?

Death of Yuri Gagarin demystified 40 years on

House votes to block Guantánamo detainee transfers to Yemen

Peter King just made sense re: Snowden on msnbc

Arctic Methane found at "Amazing Levels" by NASA

Too Small to Fail

Anti Gay Representative Stops At LGBT Event Before Realizing He's In The Wrong Place

Producer of 'Modern Family' Danny Zuker Lands Crushing Blow To Donald Trump On Twitter.

Superman Man of Steel disguise

Mother of Stephen Colbert passes away

Janus Cat Born in Oregon - Video at Link

Surveillance state protects the protectors

Hate is not a family value it shouldn't be a Liberal value either.

AFL-CIO wants to be the voice of most workers, not just those in unions

Chicago T-shirt company makes "Toronto Stronger" asshat look good

The pope said what? Six stunners from Francis

On Syria, we are now in a de facto alliance with Al Qaeda.

John Oliver hilariously mocks France’s homoerotic anti-gay protesters

AFL-CIO wants to be the voice of most workers, not just those in unions

Investigate Booz Allen Hamilton, not Edward Snowden

Where Atheism Stops And Religion Begins

Millennials Are Destroying The Status Quo And Why We Should Help Them Do It Read more: http://www.a

Redwood forest saved from vineyard development

Chinese Media Urges Govt to Get More Info From GOP Donor Edward Snowden

Erotica, High Heels, and Handbags: Is This How The Beltway Press Should Cover Powerful Women?

Making Light: All Religions are UPG

Snowden would have never gotten that job at Booz Allen if he wasn't a White Male

CT US Senator Chris Murphy on Syria.

Why Snowden's Resume Actually Is Important!

just the coolest prez ever

UCLA climate study predicts dramatic loss in local snowfall (30-40% by midcentury)

Judge Overturns 64-Year-Old Law Banning Protests in Front of Supreme Court: Roberts Fights Back


10 Super Women Who Could Kick Man of Steel's Ass

To my fellow Americans: Happy Flag Day!

Friday Feminist Fuck Yeah: Senior Male Athletes at Phillips Andover

I went to my local post office on my lunch hour and was in and out in less than 5 minutes.

New IMBD show list (with reviews & cancellation notices)

Weird summer weather - so far

PHOTOS: Women of Pride from D.C. to Tel Aviv

Are Google, Facebook lying about the spying?

Cardinal Tauran meets leaders of London's Hindu community

New State Supreme Court Justice nominated by Corbutt.

Thanks, EU, but Iceland isn’t so keen on joining any more

Anna Badkhen's latest novel weaves Afghanistan's beauty and violence

Suspended sentence for man who raped wife’s 14-year-old sister

A sweet moment with a little boy

Study of oceans’ past raises worries about their future

Greenwald: Edward Snowden's worst fear has not been realised – thankfully (cites polls)

Wow. Senior male athletes at Andover get it.

Obama, Pelosi, Reid, Boehner, McConnell all agree about Snowden and NSA

My Mom -- A Message from Erica Lafferty

Canada-Housing 23 homeless saves taxpayers $2M

How to make soneone's day

Virgin Mobile has decided I speak Spanish.

Naked BART Rider Who Harrassed Passengers May Be Walking Around In Plain Sight In Costume

This is how you share games on the new PS4

poor kid...

Brits to Snowden..

Social Security Removes Surgical Requirement for Gender Marker Change

Bernie Sanders Slams Secret Surveillance!!

Tweet from God about Flag Day

NY announces $3.4M for poor to buy food at farmers' markets

I hope this post will stand. Because there's some information that I want to know.

NSA leaker Snowden not welcome in UK

How private care firms have got away with breaking the law on pay

Why I no longer pledge allegience

I can dig it!

"That fucking weasel Snowden is lying

I hope this post will stand. Because there's some information that I want to know.

Wow.. with two clicks, I got DU back


SPINTIRES DEMO (ultimate off roard game, kickstarted, amazing graphics)

IBM lays off 697 in the Hudson Valley, at least 2,200 across the company

Greenwald's Latest - He is counter punching to great effect!

Another Jesus spotting - the Airport Floor

Naomi Wolf: My creeping concern that the NSA leaker is not who he purports to be

America's 50 Worst Charities

Lawd, there was a 400 pound bear in my neck of the woods:

Hey DUers, what's with holding whistleblowers to a higher ethical standard

GOP Steve King Tweets ‘Illegal Aliens Have Just Invaded My DC Office’

Dear Santa...

Courage is Contagious

Did the US use chemical weapons in Iraq?

Detroit to halt some debt payments, reinvest $1.25 billion in city

Remember the story about "Joe the Barber? The guy who cut hair for the homeless?

FUNNY: Should children witness childbirth?

The Right of Women to be Secure in Their Persons Against Unreasonable Searches

Texas uses electronic system to file automatic criminal charges against truant students.

Does anyone know DEA rules & regulations?

Okay, here's my question about this whole NSA deal

Same-Sex Marriage Doesn't Affect Opposite-Sex Marriage Rates, Study Finds

Update on my dog, Seven.

Guested On HuffPost w/Amy Goodman Talking NSA Surveillance, Security & Privacy (VIDEO)

State high court won’t reconsider decision against Falls Church Anglican

Will China Offer Snowden Freedom in Exchange for Information?

the Snowden critics are reminding me of a scene from "Music Man"

Shite Dems beat ReTHUGs 22-0 in the baseball game

Who do you think has the lowest IQ in Congress?

Snuggly the DOJ Security Bear Explains Why PRISM Isn't a Problem [Fiore Cartoon]

Oh God No...

Chicago Hospital Accused of Cutting Throats for $160,000

Oh Yeah, We Still Have a Fucking Gun Problem In This Country…

"Immigrants are more fertile." Jeb Bush

George Zimmerman’s Father Says The ‘True Racists’ Are African-American

No climate change?

Unlikely City Claims Nation’s Largest Electric Car Share Hint: It’s not Portland.

STARZ Magic City....

Poll: 57% of Americans fear government will use NSA data to target political opponents

What would happen . . .

TWO class action checks in a week

Family reunion held hostage for two weeks by bad caregivers.

"Spear Chucking And Rock Skipping"

'Cliff' From 'Cheers' Wants Allen West to Spread His 'Gene Pool' Across America

Who can i blame for this

Whenever I take my scooter to the store, strangers want to talk to me about it.

100 Seconds That Prove Rush Limbaugh Is Losing The Boycott Wars

"Eyeball-licking" is the phrase for today. Modify a thread title to include "eyeball-licking".

US senators urge Kerry to press India on trade during visit

George Zimmerman’s Father Says The ‘True Racists’ Are African-American

UK wants to avoid embarrassment over Edward Snowden rather than uphold the law

Biden in 2006 debates Obama in 2013 over NSA spying program


Center for American Progress: Fulfilling the Promise of Concentrating Solar Power

****Official Kim Deal quit the Pixies thread*****

The Friday Afternoon Challenge returns! Today: “What to See in London!"

Chalk Up Another Victory for "Free Trade"

New Greenwald Guardian Op/Ed: Edward Snowden's Worst Fear Has Not Been Realised – Thankfully

Philippines files racist complaint with FIFA

A Body That Only One Million Moms Could Hate

Bill Clinton Brilliantly Eviscerates the Blind Stupidity of The Tea Party

Pedro Espada Sentenced To Five Years In Tax Fraud Case

Competition ?

On-the-Record Conf. Call by Dep. Natl. Sec. Advisor for Strategic Communications Rhodes on Syria

UN: Renewable Energy: World Invests $244 billion in 2012, Geographic Shift to Developing Countries

Update to Greenwald's latest cites NYT article on Yahoo challenge to PRISM

Grand Theft Auto Issa now being discussed on Tweety

Watching Tweety? Issa's sleaze knows no bounds

Eyeball-licking: the fetish that is making Japanese teenagers sick

United States military support for Syrian rebels will include small arms, ammunition and possibly an

Anyone ever heard of a spontaneous rose bush growing?

No more drab mornings.

"Sympathy for the Luddites" by Paul Krugman at the NY Times

Energy Sec Moniz Smacks Down GOP Denier in Hearing: "I Know How to Count"

Australian Army Chief Demonstrates How to Properly Confront Sex Abuuse

Richard Wolff: Global Capitalism June 2013 update

House Leaders Add Exceptions to Abortion Bill

They reported on the cost of Obama's trip overseas on the local news.

This is a post that I posted a couple of days ago that I started on Move On Peytitions.

I and three of my daughters have serious problems with autoimmune disease:

Penny Pritzker Still Looms Before Us for Senate Confirmation...

And Man Created Dog - a National Geographic presentation

What if Christie switched his affiliation so he could run in our primaries?

Rule is in place for transgender athletes in Nebraska schools, but it hasn't been tested

Humor break: entertaining review of Glenn Beck's latest literary masterpiece

Well good thing I went to the clinic, could have had septicemia...


The NSA Scandal (Everyone Calm Down)

Kevin Drum:

Rios Montt and Arpaio: Where Impunity Reigns

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Rios Montt and Arpaio: Where Impunity Reigns

"Can I help you?"

Tommy vs The Banana

FAIR: Pundits Attack Snowden, Maddow's Misinformation, WaPo Op-Ed Sales Job

Baldrick has been knighted !

"Trails of troubles, Roads of battles, Paths of victory, We shall walk." ODETTA

Arise, Sir Baldrick: Tony Robinson gets a knighthood

Goebbels said it best.

Bill Clinton, STFU

Software to "Opt out of PRISM, the NSA’s global data surveillance program"


If it's not too personal, have any of you had dental problems since your diagnosis?

NYC actress uses $70 online searches to help police find suspect in her father’s 1986 killing

Archaeologists Discover Lost City In Cambodian Jungle

Hartford has change of heart- Another Update on Joe the Barber.

Stop saying the House of reps does nothing...

"Pilonidal cyst" is the second Lounge phrase of the day. Do your best!

Who else is holding their breath until the SCOTUS decision on Prop 8 and DOMA is announced?

Bernard and Doris

Family reunion held hostage for two weeks by bad caregivers.

Pelosi preparing fact sheet on how Bush, Obama surveillance programs differ

AP IMPACT: Commander of Nazi-led unit lives in US

Self Watering Kitchen Garden

Tony Blair's rep denies rumors of (Blair) affair with Rupert Murdoch's wife Wendi Deng

Smithfield Foods' 4Q profit falls 63 percent

Jesus Appears In Floor Tiles At Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport

Snowden Had a Breaking Point, Where He Decided to Risk It All to Fix This Country -- What's Yours?

woohoo!!!! it's starting!!!

Italy upholds prison terms for police over 2001 G8 abuse

Teacher of the Year used by StudentsFirst to promote teacher pay bill he doesn’t support

“The Best Job I’ve Got”

Grand Theft Auto - GOP

If Greenwald and Snowden are heroes, why aren't they talking about Syria?

Bill Clinton Urges U.S. to Become More Involved in Syria

The only word I caught was "élégante".

Perry vetoes Texas Equal Pay Act

Impeachment - IRS Scandal - or Much to do about Nothing?

Traders Said to Rig Currency Rates to Profit Off Clients

Was Rick Perry’s aid request for West deficient?

Goodhair cuts funding for Public Integrity Unit

New Jersey special election fight heads to high court

John le Carré : The influence of spies has become too much. It's time politicians said no.

While working for spies, Snowden was secretly prolific online

Once homeless dad has chance reunion with sons

Evangelicals Will Never Give Up On Making The Bible Our Constitution

Government Accountability Project Statement on Edward Snowden & NSA Domestic Surveillance

Beijing 'will be very discreet' in dealing with HK over Snowden case