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Archives: June 2, 2013

Robinson vs Mayweather

Rioters, protesters won't unmask themselves without a court challenge, experts predict

Damn now this would be cool!

I'll never understand my father.

The Ed Show - Another oops moment for Gov. Rick Perry

Will you guys let me know if I post too much?

The Ed Show - Why you should care about filibuster abuse

R.I.P. Edith.

A stunning 90-second glimpse into the protests in Turkey

Just for fun: Objects at rest

How Big Finance is Eating the World’s Agricultural Wealth

Congressional Democrats ask Texas Gov. Rick Perry to add Medicaid expansion to special session

The Ed Show - Ed weighs in on Michele Bachmann's failures

Robert Parry: Regret over Gary Webb’s Demise

Hilarious Republican/Teabagger Parody!


The problem

Toon: Indicators of the real economy

My neighbors dog keeps coming in my yard..

Talking about religion without a fight

IRS faces new scrutiny for excessive spending on conferences

More than 900 firefighters continue to battle Powerhouse fire

Think you know your geography? Like learning about the world?

Brawl over spilled punch at kindergarten graduation ceremony in Cleveland results in 8 arrests

Islam cartoon pulled from student newspaper website

Evergreen College student service workers on strike

UMWA will protest Patriot Coal bankruptcy ruling

Baseball Players Union Speaks Out For Uniform Manufacturers Involved In Majestic Labor Dispute

“Carwasheros” sign historic first contract.

Robert F Kennedy Jr compares childhood vaccines to Nazi Death Camps...

TIME: Employees Get Tattoo of Company Logo For Pay Raise

Greece and the Crisis of Europe: Which Way Out?

Locomotive Builders Say, ‘Keep It Made in Erie!’

I don't get the Cheerios commercial hooplah.

Jesus Christ Files Lawsuit Against GOP For Slander

The Ed Show ---General

In An Effort To Make Obama A One Term President.. What Bills Have the GOP Filibustered?

Neshaminy Could End 5-Year Contract Dispute

How a Supercomputer May Have Finally Unlocked a Way to Beat HIV

Question for people who live in towns that have ordinances barring discrimination against gays

(Arkansas Best Corp) ABF, Teamsters Extend Contract to Allow Vote

Here is to progress - Wash. State Police Dogs Must Unlearn How To Smell Pot

NM High Court Says State Violated Union Contracts (20 million to the approximately 20,000 workers)

Just tried Cool Whip for the first time. Loved it. Where have I been? Now

Appreciation and Gratitude

Gov. Quinn open to Great Lakes-Mississippi split

Seeds, Storms and Transitions

My Young Friends' Main Response to the Liberace Movie is...

RIP, Edith. Those Were the Days.

I am not allowed to have a Sweetgum or a Tulip Tree in my yard, per God or the Gods.

OccupyGezi! OWS activists stage pro-Turkish rally in New York

If only it were this easy....

EU accuses Germany of renewables subsidies scam; may bill Berlin up to €9 billion

So now I've seen "Startrek Into Darkness" and "Ironman 3"

Some good vibes/thoughts - two friends in hospital one dead after accident

If President Wilson had resisted the pressure to bring the U.S. into World War I - what would the

Could you effectively do your job without a computer?

Common Core State [sic] Standards

Syria calls on PM Erdoğan to halt the violent repression of peaceful protests or resign

Giant sinkhole follows Oklahoma storm, flooding

The Paterno Family Needs a Six-Pack of STHU


"Austerity Advocates Have Been Wrong About Everything"

Anarchy in the UK

trumad picks another winner!

Florida DUers what's the story with Joe Garcia? n/t

Sabbath Gasbags, Speak Up by Calvin Trillin

Why a true democratic culture cannot exist in a profit based society.

"The Political Spending of 501(c)(4) Nonprofits in the 2012 Election"

17 selfies

This is so fucked up!

A piece of poetic gay history - Oscar Wilde, 'Apologia'

Three NATO soldiers, civilian killed in attacks in Afghanistan

Russia to ban adoptions by foreign same-sex couples

When Winter Came for Kings

Futuristic High-Speed Tube Travel Could Take You From New York to Los Angeles in 45 Minutes

Any "Uncooks" in the house?

Police Retreat as Protests Expand Through Turkey

Tornado(?) sends wind turbine blade into a daycare (no children inside)


"Dude, you're driving that f*king car like a f*king old lady," is what was yelled at me as I was

How Have You Been?

What you should know...

Barack Obama - The Child Whisperer

Leonard Richardson: Let Us Now Praise Awesome Dinosaurs

WHO EXCLUSIVE: Gen. Wesley Clark on Oil, War and Activism

Anyone know where Seabeyond is?

Help me out here...

Obama's Data Team Totally Schooled Gallup

Smithfield Bosses to Get $85.4 Million From Chinese Deal

The $2.7 Trillion Medical Bill

Foreclosure Auction Scams Face Federal Crackdown

Lewis Turco's Form of the Week: #33 -- Nonsense Verse

giant hot pink slugs

A Message from Anonymous UK to the English Defense League

What is the saddest moment in a Pixar film?

UnitedHealth Spurns Obama Exchanges as Rules Stall Profit

Insurers limit doctors, hospitals in state-run exchange plans

Labor and the co-op movement

Robert Reich: Economic Storm Clouds Ahead

Chile judge orders hunt for poet's alleged killer

Christopher Lee releases metal album...

California bill would fine big firms whose workers get Medi-Cal (CA's version of Medicare)

Chile judge orders hunt for poet's alleged killer

Four swan couples and a bunch of ducks hanging out

Street Politics 101: Inside last years Quebec strikes

You won't believe who actually said these quotes...

Jim Graves, Bachmann's opponent, pulls out of US House race

''The Speed Sisters'' – The First All-Female Palestinian Racing Team

Some pics from Istanbul just before the riots

The *real* danger of wind power...

Sunset from the deck of the M/V MALASPINA approaching Juneau harbor

Chile’s ex-chief negotiator drops a bombshell on TPPA

NM cop tasers 10 year old for refusing to help clean his patrol car

New York to Evaluate Teachers With New System

Ape-like feet 'found in study of museum visitors'

A liberal mayor takes on the San Diego establishment

Gold Coast

Tammy Baldwin Challenges Congress to Get Serious About Economic Fairness

Third City in United States Says No to Drones

Brian May: Lead Guitarist of Queen and Astrophysicist

Appeals Court Upholds Voter ID-But second case still pending

Best Political Cartoons of the Week

Wisconsin GOP pushing law to spy on and seize bank accounts of unemployed

A man can trust his wife up to $25.00

Hi. Happy to be here.

Ali Velshi Says Good Bye to CNN on to Al-Jazeera America

My first OP - and it relates to wage theory.

Russia blocks U.N. Security Council declaration on Syria's Qusair

Happy Birthday, Bread & Puppet: 50 years of political activism and stunning pageantry

Wildlife/Ferel Cat 1. Dog 0.

Stuff To Think About: The Summer Edition…

Giant Blue EarthWorms that Glow!!

Why the Right Hates Government

Reading the News Is Fun and Patriotic, But It Sure Can Make You Anxious

The Anarchy Project

From Iraq, a Tragic Reminder to Prosecute the War Criminals

Pot banging in Istanbul (Turkey):

How Meals Win Wars

For Bloomberg, Gun Control Fight Shifts to State Capitals

Mes Aynak: Afghanistan’s Buddhist buried treasure faces destruction

"And WHY is my dinner NOT on this table right now?"

Cutie pie

Americans Won't Like Hearing The Real Reason That Silicon Valley Is Pushing So Hard For Immigration

Corps boots 5 staff sergeants in sex case

Sad Dog Diaries

Wal-Mart Relies On Taxpayers To Subsidize Low Wages

Sad Cat Diaries

Reagan air wing official removed

The Death of a Spider (by cats)

Here's what Pangea looks like mapped with modern political borders

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Day After Caturday Edition

Sunday's Non Sequitur is a dig at a certain retiring congressperson...

Pooping problem in Jack Russell mix

Why was a Sunday Times report on US government ties to al-Qaeda chief spiked?

This may seem like a silly question, but...


You Got to Love "Fox and Friends"

Racist Republicans Strike Again - Crude Attacks on Michele Obama and "South Will Rise Again" Edition

Disclosure - When A Fire Starts To Burn

Leave an offer.

How to Think About Guns: A New Freakonomics Radio Podcast

Today in Peace and Justice history on June 2, 1863

Today in Peace and Justice history on June 2, 1863

So, I have inherited half a cat

Julian Assange writes a terrific opinion piece in the NYT. (The Banality of ‘Don’t Be Evil’)

So, maybe we should just have government-run malls.

City Council tilts toward pot retailing (Colorado Springs)


Turkey protests: Hundreds reoccupy Istanbul square

You're a Troll

2fer:Wow, Ariana & SalonDude confronted KKKarl over 501s. & a cartoon dedicated to BACHMANN

Rupert Murdoch is now an old man on a lonely throne

health care's forgotten crisis, part 1: most families can't afford medical care

Caption Michele Bachmann.

Far-Right Extremists Chased Through London by Women Dressed as Badgers

A video done by my daughter and her friend concerning Sex Trafficking

Vinegar cancer test saves lives, India study finds

The best put down by Sammy Davis, Jr. to Archie Bunker

After Earth. It's good. Go see it.

Curious Boy Finds $10,000 in Kansas City Hotel Room

The Republicans Are in Big Trouble: Mid-term elections prediction for 2014

Auction Napa Valley raises record-breaking $16 million for local charities

Berlin company specializes in autistic IT experts

Bernie Sanders: we must not accept this economic 'new normal'

Aaron Swartz: hacker, genius… martyr?

No.10 rocked by secret love affair & supposedly there is a sex tape to prove it...

Qupzilla, Firefox clone browser for you to play with and/or use

And you thought kitteh was genuinely interested in literary classics.......

Peak Water, Peak Oil…Now, Peak Soil?

Issa Calls White House Spokesman a Paid Liar

Review of 'Permanent Present Tense: The Man with No Memory, and What He Taught the World'

John McCain denies he knowingly posed with with 'rebel kidnappers' in Syria

Corporate sustainability is not sustainable

Florida lacks checks to catch bigamists

All the effin' Bushes are the same effin' scumbags - All the worst to all of them

Who watches tanked? Or knows about salt water aquariums?

Public Atheist Monument Going Up Near Courthouse In Starke, Florida, Is Country's First

AlJazeeraEnglish: Turkey police crack down on protests

Krugman: We Are Not Having A Serious Discussion, Obamacare Edition

AlJazeeraEnglish: Protesters across Europe rally against IMF policies

Chile judge orders hunt for poet's alleged killer

Hezbollah, Syrian rebels clash on Lebanese soil

VOTING RIGHTS - Gardener Jailed for Singing Protest Songs at NC Capitol

Storm chasers killed during tornadoes

Media Won't Touch March Against Monsanto

question about UK further integration into the Eurozone

Storm chasers, TV personalities among Oklahoma fatalities

Mitt Romney Inc.: The White House That Never Was

Besides small mindedness/racism, the CORE of wingnutism is: Distrust of others/fear of human nature

Google made me a birthday Doodle

AMERICAN POLITICAL FILMS: 1968-1980 (Very interesting dissertation I found)

Why I Secretly Recorded Mitch McConnell Salon

How liberals saved California

Hitler Tea-kettle is a H I T

You Know Nothing, Jon Snow

Another nifty fact for you…

Manslaughter for Miscarriage, Rohingya Population Control, Cure for Capitalism

Kaiser the police dog receives salute on final journey

No Government is Good Government Ideology Fractures the Republican Party

Storm chasers, TV personalities among Oklahoma fatalities

“If you can't dazzle them with brilliance, baffle them with bullshit.”

"What the fuck? I don't want anything made with that Hitler teapot of yours!"

Taking my son to LA to see the music industry, need help please

Love is all around....

What is our core problem? An invitation for discussion.

Who is shagging in 10 Downing Street? Affair Scandal rocks UK govt

Rahm Emanuel's War On Public Eduation - Chicago Teachers Union's Karen Lewis Discusses

OpenWatch has just revamped their smartphone video app!

Cleveland apologizes to fans for almost 5 hour rain delay

Shortage of Skilled Work Through U.S.? Not a new complaint.

WH: Affordable Care Act Increases Insurance Choices

State Releases Plan For City Teacher Evaluation System

Why the Communist Party Blames Corruption on Feng Shui

National Geo: Our Haunting Last Interview With Storm Chaser Samaras (killed Friday on duty)

I absolutely LOVE the bumper-sticker my friend just put on his car.

A must see: Education "Reform" with David Sirota

An atheist goes to church

Taking my son to LA to see the music industry, need help please (cross-posted from CA forum)

Darrell Issa: IRS' So-Called 'Rogue' Agents 'Directly Being Ordered From Washington'

Of Identities and Institutions

Reality Catches Up With Sci-Fi In Storm Drones

Canon Law Case Against Georgetown Submitted to Cardinal Wuerl

Wealth Of Most Americans Down 55% Since Recession

Analysis-How Energy Efficiency Firms Are Eating Utilities' Lunch

Government is not a choice. Government is a necessity.

McCain: Assad Has "Upper Hand" In Syrian Civil War

Islamists Dealt Major Blow In Egyptian Politics

NYT: Carwash Workers in Queens Strike in Solidarity With Fired Colleague

Bradley Manning Supporters Protest For His Release

Newton, Mass. cops kill a bear hiding in a tree.

The Afghan war – a total waste. Unless...

The Thinker | Bernard-Henri Lévy on Art and Philosophy

Van Gogh should have lived to see this.

Remember my mom died last August and then I learned right after that my family was growing...

Call Of Duty Mannequin Mistaken For Sniper Leads To LAPD Standoff

Scientists Aim To Create A New Breed Of Burpless Cows

The Banality of ‘Don’t Be Evil' by Julian Assange

Guess who is the largest employer of underpaid workers in America?

'Superland' And The Normalization Of Segregation In Israel

Lay-Offs Bring Curtain Down on Jewish Era at Village Voice (leftists of all persuasions)

1,000 Iraqis Killed in May Shows Nation in Political Tatters

Llama Busts Loose in Fla., Subdued With Taser

A Double Standard: Alicia Keys And Sanctions On Iran

Top Israeli, US Generals Draw Up Iran Strike Plan

Climate Crocks: Proof Greenland has melted and refroze MANY times...

'Iran Strike Won't Lead To Civilian Disaster'

Suspect Science: How the RW bought the study used for SCOTUS DOMA Case

Venezuela's Capriles says Maduro government will fall

'Germany Backs Labels For Goods From Settlements'

New York Assembly backs smaller public pot penalty

geez, power outage for half the county

Subway rider robbed and thrown onto tracks in Manhattan

No strike today: UMass Memorial, nurses reach pact

“Everything I loved about teaching is extinct.”

Weather Agency Spared From Furloughs After Rash Of Tornadoes

Push For FBI Internet ‘Wiretap’ Law Faces Tough Criticism From Civil Liberties Groups

Would you jump out of a plane with no parachute and hope you'll 'just' break your legs?

Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) Opposes Equal Pay Laws Because Women Just Want To Be ‘Recognized’

Post your favorite bat-shit insane Michele Bachmann quotes here

Oculus VR Software Genius Killed in Crosswalk of High Speed Chase

A word to the wise. Even if you buy a Green pesticide that is labeled safe for pets,

A word to the wise. Even if you buy a Green pesticide that is labeled safe for pets,

A word to the wise. Even if you buy a Green pesticide that is labeled safe for pets,

Chuck Hagel Rebuked By Chinese General Over US Buildup In Asia

TCM Schedule for Tuesday, June 4: Bob's Picks

Mes Aynak: Afghanistan’s Buddhist buried treasure faces destruction

In this new era with only enough jobs for half the population for the next 50 yrs should we cut

Nurses take on schools over insulin shots (Obama is against the nurses union)

That FBI shooting of the friend of the Boston Marathon Bombers

Readers of Glenn Beck's "The Blaze" react to the Cheerios ad featuring an interracial couple.

Here's what Pangea looks like mapped with modern political borders

Colombia heads toward NATO membership

TCM Schedule for Wednesday, June 5: Anthony Mann Westerns

Karl Rove Melts Down When Confronted With Evidence of Bush IRS Investigation

Tribute performers freak me out. This guy is too good.

That Ricin nut claiming god given gun rights is missing brain cells.

Relatives of murdered Afghans demand death for American sergeant

The resignation of John C. Sigler, Chairman of the Delaware Republican party, animal cruelty.

Chicago Sun-Times axes all staff photographers, offers reporters 'iPhoneography training'

Lawyer says convicted lobbyist won't go to jail (Harvey Whittemore, a Harry Reid donor)

Yoga Bear

Schumer voices confidence in Holder and says immigration reform is on track

A crossposting suggestion

What Pokemon are you?

How would Will Rogers be accepted in Oklahoma, in this day and age?

Other than my love of music and posting videos, what do you know about me?

Critiquing Conservative Economics

Wastewater from natural gas drilling in New York State is radioactive.

Fax this to dog, ASAP!

Stormy Monday, 6/3/13

Please help this old timer.

Keep Your Cures Off My Cancer

storm in Vermont...

Turkey Pics

What you should know about vs. What the news tells you about

Keep Your Cures Off My Cancer

Flamebait for Lounge: "Life After People" narrator just said "Cats aren't too smart"!1

Is it wrong of me to wish the pitbull would have fought back?

Thought exercise: Imagine, if you will, a house.

Am I crazy?

“I don’t say homosexuality is an abomination, Sir, the bible does.”

Police in water cannon tank kill Turkish protesters by running them over

Study finds Penn State and Pitt are 2 of the Most Expensive Universities for Lower Income Students

Likes Men...

Rep. John Dingell approaches record - elected first in 1955

My posts seem not to be appearing!

And another thing about "Obamacare"

Sitting during God Bless America?

France Puts UBS Under Investigation for Aiding Tax Evasion

46% of Mississippii Repubs says interracial marriage should be illegal...

Can't eat Pork

Parent fight involving 30 breaks out at soccer game

'Gaddafi's banker' Bashir Saleh seen in South Africa

Greece's creditors close to writing off some of its debt

Working with my younger boss is going so far so good.

this is really odd

Indiana Pacers Player Apologizes After 'No Homo' Comment

The FReepers weigh in on the Cheerios commercial

Rep. Dingell Cites ‘Refusal to Compromise’ as One of the Biggest Changes He’s Seen in Congress...

Game of Thrones 3.9 "The Rains of Castamere" (spoiler alert)

Heads up - Ed Shultz is on

Issa calls Carney a ‘paid liar’

Amy's Baking Company personal email supposedly hacked

12 cities lead in sustainability

An Unexpected Friendship....Linden & Holder..

To our friends who are still living in 1964 America

Karl Rove’s “Liberal Group” Complaint and the Crossroads GPS Scheme

Neil DeGrasse Tyson nailed it!!

GOP Translator

Final proof, that not even fundamentalists take the Bible seriously.

Who do you think is the most dishonest politician in office at the moment?

How Many Rotting Apples Do Our Hedges Hide?

For a while I couldn't see my posts. Now I can see them, but not replies to them!

anyone here familiar with making caramelized onions?

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Monday, 3 June 2013

Yes, oral sex can lead to throat cancer...

What's for Dinner, Sunday, June 2, 2013

Calgary student, 12, reprimanded for stepping in and thwarting potential knife attack

New Palestinian prime minister named as Rami Hamdallah

Terror watch lists: Can you keep tabs on every suspect?

Like action thrillers?

Congratulations, America…

colorful carrot-ginger salad

Tim Samaras, 30+ year storm researcher, son, and chase partner killed by tornado in El Reno, OK

Please help me get rid of cable TV!

Julian Assange: UK considers talks with Ecuador minister

Jordan city hit by riots after double murder: MP

Pangea (a supercontinent that formed roughly 300 million years ago) mapped with contemporary geopoli

Match Game Story: "Bill Boronlover had high dreams to _____ in the textile industry."

Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN): Women 'Don't Want' Equal Pay Laws

Darrell Issa says White House is lying.

Stolen, Ma'am…

Ahead of Trial, Supporters Rally for Pfc. Bradley Manning-

Rami Hamdallah Appointed Prime Minister Of Palestine By President Mahmoud Abbas

Ex-Congressman Weiner gaining ground in New York mayoral race

The only Dem in the race for next year's gubernatorial election isn't allowed to speak at Dem dinner

Was 'Doug' And Its Central Character Doug Funnie Racist?

UK's Labor vows iron discipline on budget, spells out some cuts

California wildfire chases thousands from homes

Penny Pritzker..The Subprime Queen...Obama's Pick for Dept. of Commerce

Keep your fingers cross and send good/SAFE thoughts to my wife.

Ted Cruz (R-TX) Demonstrates That Attorney General Holder Did NOT Commit Perjury

Florida police use Taser to subdue, capture escaped llama

3-year-old Israeli’s kidney saves Palestinian boy

You know youre a Teabagger when...

Petition drive to overturn Maryland gun-control law fails

Karl Rove Melts Down When Confronted With Evidence of Bush IRS Investigation - video link

Steven Seagal Somehow Fails To Find Boston Bombing Clues In Russia

This guy is running against Mitch McConnell. Has anyone heard of him?

10 Gun Control Measures Pass in NJ, Making Paranoid Gun Worshipers Even More Paranoid

Some NC employers cut worker hours to avoid cost of health care reform

Another Day, Another "Accidental" Child Shooting Death

Do your homework when exploring options created by health care reform

Odd newspaper names where you live?

George Zimmerman's attorneys apologize for mischaracterizing evidence

NASA'S picture of the day (stunning)

today in women's herstory-2 June

10,000 posts.

The Wheat Revolution Will Not Be Genetically Engineered

Four questions...

a biography of the day-dame w. cullis (lecturer on british women's experience in ww2

a biography of the day-lady eleanor ponsonby and sarah butler

Atheists challenge churches' free parking permits

Professor: ‘Follow your dreams’ is cruel advice

Anyone have a relative that likes to tell stories that go on and on and on and on and on....

Can I download a song from You Tube and save it in I Tunes?

JAL finds fault on modified (Boeing 787) Dreamliner: reports

some quotes of the day

Why are Georgia and North Carolina Selling their Forests to Create Energy in Europe and the UK?

Atheist group sues California city over ‘divisively religious’ memorial

Go Pacers!!

Mitt Romney Inc.: The White House That Never Was

Russian Officials: Boston Bombing Could Have Been Prevented

how religious belief can become deadly as secular law-the witchcraze timeline

Comfort food: canned salmon soup

Cities Turn to Walkability for Public Health Boost

Abortion doctor’s killer faces hearing on intimidation complaint

Fellow gunners, stop using euphemisms to talk about guns and self-defense.

Reinventing the train: Ideas coming down the track

Commuters Would Pay More for Better Public Transit Tech, Study Says

Satellite is out again.... must be another storm coming!

Marsha Blackburn: Women 'Don't Want' Equal Pay Laws

This Ought to Be a National Scandal