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Archives: June 20, 2013

Rest in Peace James Gandolfini :-(

We just were informed that Cobra benefits would be about $1,100 a month....

Insane Bong & Pipe Ban signed by FL Gov Rick Scott. 2x = Felony!

No, it's not racism.

Woot! Dick Dale is playing here in two weeks!

James Gandilofini dies in Italy

Cornyn received Not One, Not Two, but Three Public Pensions Atop His Salary

The end of the GOP is 'just like the end of the Whig party...'

Dictionary sez . . .

Rare Historical Photos (WARNING: Picture heavy)

Saint John Paul II real soon!

100+ Civil Liberties Groups, Internet Companies Calling for Congressional Investigation

"Make It Plain"

Seliger unhappy with Perry's vetoes

Brazil Protests Erupt over World Cup Stadiums Costs...Causing Poverty of People!

If you've criticized Bush and Clinton more than Obama

#J19 OccupyWallStreet forum to support Edward Snowden being live streamed now (just started)

If you need some comic relief and like Britcoms...

Racism, Criticism, and Obama

OS X Mavericks is ... FAST

Navy holds hearing in Va on deaths of divers in Md

Capitalism in Crisis: Our Opportunity for a New System

Career Opportunity at WCLK, Atlanta GA

My sister just published her first book. It's an environmental book, it's an anti-paramilitary book.

Career Opportunity at WCLK, Atlanta GA

Life in the Rural Police State of Monsanto

D.C. jail death of Paul Mannina raises many questions

I petition thee, dear Skinner, to outlaw region bashing in the TOS

Career Opportunity at WCLK, Atlanta GA

Yet Another NSA Program Raises Questions About Obama's Statements to Charlie Rose

45 Odd Facts About US Presidents

John Kerry outlines America's "moral obligation" to advance LGBT equality

Kaiser tracking poll: Young Adults Want and Value Health Insurance

Boeing Told to Repay After Charging $2,286 for $10 Part

AG Swallow welcomes investigation by lawmakers

What will it take to fix America's big problems?

Something about that guy and the show.

Former special agents sentenced to 8 months in prison for fraud

Alive Day Memories Part 1 (link to YouTube Playlist for complete episode below)

Teachers, you'll love this. Bloggers as the Charter Schools of Ed. Journalism.

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Church Night!

Your choice for television's greatest iconic characters

NSBA: Dems Support Federal Control of Education

#PaulasBestDishes is the best hashtag ever on Twitter

Big Lie: America Doesn't Have #1 Richest Middle-Class in the World...We're Ranked 27th!

Without the Southern States, the rest of us would miss...

You totally can't see me (picture heavy)

SAG-AFTRA Mourns the Passing of "Sopranos" Star James Gandolfini

Protecting our home from the scourge of garden soil theft

President Obama responds to the "Bush light" crowd

Puke alert for the pics- How does someone who decides not to run for office again

Stevie Ray!

From Canada: 'Washington's obsession with leakers'

Whiteness, NSA Spying and the Irony of Racial Privilege

Racist Plot to kill President Obama thwarted.

The US Has been spying on US for awhile now

Wartime Powers

Hundreds Imitate Silent Protest Across Turkey

Austerity is gnawing away at jobs growth

Why I am skeptical about Edward Snowden.

My sister just published her first book. It's an environmental book, it's an anti-paramilitary book.

Kerry speech on LGBT rights included saying that State is preparing in case DOMA is overturned

Old underwear models don't die, they go on to star as couples in Cialis commercials. nt

Dewhurst tweet says bill attempt to close clinics

Well, as long as she doesn't "mean" it

Source: Aaron Hernandez Not Ruled Out As Suspect In Homicide Probe

Erika Harold, GOP Candidate, Targeted In Racially Charged Attack By Jim Allen, Illinois GOP Official

Applegrove has always been the Canadian F-Bomber equivalent of CaliforniaPeggy.

Kali had yet another "productive day" today.

Sodden DUer's -- You can thank me later.

The night is fabulous.

No one's signature is as well-known as MFM's (at least in the Northern States).

Once MiddleFingerMom was exposed as the REAL secret identity of Superman, well...

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Thursday, 20 June 2013

Business coalitions warn Florida’s failure to expand Medicaid will hurt them

James Gandolfini at a protest during the 2004 Republican National Convention in NYC

Please help - I've lost a certain photo

The leaker who won’t stop talking (This is satire right?)

Proposal would allow more women to come to U.S. under immigration bill

NSA Whistleblower Russ Tice Alleges NSA Wiretapped Barack Obama as Senate Candidate

Welcome To The Police Industrial Complex

If it's not racism, then what is it?

Hours Before His Death Michael Hastings Contacted Wikileaks Attorney Said FBI Was Investigating Him

Fifty Shades of Grey Gets a Director: Sam Taylor-Johnson "Will Honor" E.L. James' Book

Keep the Immigrants - Deport the Republicans

Who the @#%$ is Robert Rector??

Executive At Monsanto Wins Global Food Honor

NSA releases transcript of the most common recorded "phone call type"

The Enemies Within: The 20 Most Dangerous Conservatives And Their Organizations

THE SOPRANOS Top 10 Late Show David Letterman - Entire Cast

Unplug Big Brother: NSA Spying T-Shirts Are Back

WikiLeaks Says It Is Working to Negotiate Asylum in Iceland for Snowden

James (Jim) Gandolfini: a bohemian in NYC, 1988

Dire Straits - So Far Away

Chuck Hagel supports Obama's call for nuke reduction

Number of cops abusing (UK) Police National Computer access on the rise

Bleach enemas for kids, to treat autism. What. The. Fuck...

Deep freeze in US-Cuba relations could be thawing

Some things are just wrong...but signing isn't one of them.

Surveillance Theater Movie Night: WarGames: The Dead Code

Embassy of Ecuador "KEEP TRADE GOING" Campaign Launches Call-to-Action to Protect Ecuador-U.S Trade

Looking for a recent article on Keystone XL economics ... anybody remember?

Godfrey Ingram (San Jose Earthquakes 1982-1984) Highlight Video

critique sought on NY Times article entitled "Dissent Festers in States That Obama Seems to Have....

Men's Wearhouse ousts founder, pitchman Zimmer

Budget cuts hit security checks for defense contractors

Democrats that sound like tea nuts...

Brazil officials reverse subway, bus fare hike

Corporate Pirates of the Caribbean: Fix the Debt's "Tax Reform" Booty

Compromise among senators eyed on border security

Freedom Isn't Free - Pay Your Taxes

Video:Athens residents alarmed by Bulk ammonium nitrate near town square

Beijing wants Hong Kong to handle Snowden on its own, party newspapers suggest

James Gandolfini dead at fifty one!

So, "the US government killed Michael Hastings" is becoming a thing here at DU.

Colbert is back after his mother's death and burial

Regarding things from the south.

Oliver Slams Obama’s Foreign Trips: We’ve Made Him Sad, So He’s Leaving The Country To Find Love

Minuteman U.S. border watch co-founder arrested on child sex charges

Final Female Kata. Rika Usami of Japan. 21st WKF World Karate Championships

WHY! WHY! WHY is my keyboard not rendering the proper punctuation

Noam Chomsky: “Saving the commons from the wrecking ball of commercial destruction”

Rachel Maddow - Congress no help in Obama's push to address climate, energy issues

Of course...some residents of Mr. Robinson's Neighborhood can sympathize with Paula Deen

Governor Brown still going strong

So I spent the day watching old movies on TCM, something I do sometimes.

I have been hearing rumors all day

Magpul stocking Colorado residents up on magazines before the ban

Flat Earth Society Says Evidence Of Round Planet Part Of Vast Conspiracy Theory

Doctors At Ohio State Witness Leukemia Breakthrough

House votes to delay food safety rules

Second cousins

Fossil vs. Low Carbon energy trends to 2040

Obama in Berlin, 2008 vs. 2013.

Binney: US has copies of most of your emails.....

Geraldo Rivera: Michael Hastings "destroyed career" of Gen. McChrystal

An Exodus From the 'Ex-Gay' Movement?

The Rains Came (Early Monsoon for India) kids are loving it

Advanced Alien Civilization Discovers Uninhabitable Planet

25,000 bumblebees killed in Wilsonville

The Rock by Lake Silvaplana | John Michael Greer

The Wife Knows Everything To Win!

No More Tunnels Please: Gaza Held Hostage to Egypt’s Turmoil | Ramzy Baroud

Modern day sex slave, North Korean female soldiers

Out On a Limb | James Howard Kunstler

The Scheduled Death of God | John Michael Greer

Unpopular Speech: The Price of Freedom

Silly Idea: Why can't the internet put forth a candidate?

Mall-Free Planet: Finish What Occupy Gezi Started | Mickey Z.

Lighting the Fuse | James Howard Kunstler

Daniel Ellsberg Blazed the Path for Manning & Snowden | Mickey Z.

Keep Calm and Trust the Police? (Lessons from the Santa Monica Shootings) | Mickey Z.

Hey Radicals: Veganism is Much More Than an 'Option' | Mickey Z.

Regarding SCOTUS: There are a total of fourteen cases awaiting decision (UPDATE: now ELEVEN cases)

African Safari Trip of a Lifetime | Joel S. Hirschhorn

Pink Panther jewel thief 'snared' in Paris

(Italy) Treaty to combat 'men, vile and without dignity'

Only in New York City

Some Pics Just Call For a Caption...

Why Don’t Cops Believe Rape Victims?

The leaker who won’t stop talking

Growing Up Sideways In The Straight And Narrow South

Scenarios for Snowden: Escape, arrest, asylum

Scenarios for Snowden: Escape, arrest, asylum

Have you always wanted your very own climate model?

This Bud's for you .. MURICA !

Awesome flash mob tribute for retiring principal

'Spanking for Jesus' Is Exactly as Fucked Up as It Sounds

AP Exclusive : Taliban Offer To Free US Soldier

This one goes out to MiddleFingerMom...

June 20: National Vanilla Milkshake Day

Opting out of the airport body scanner "cancer machine"

The Strange Case of Barrett Brown

Secrets piling up faster than government can declassify some

Myanmar constitution likely to dash Suu Kyi's presidential hopes

Best Buy recalls MacBook Pro replacement batteries due to 'burn hazards'


"Goo" from naked mole rat appears to offer cancer protection

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra salutes the Blackhawks:

Why Don’t Cops Believe Rape Victims?

Keith "Nostrodamus" Olberman comments on the 2013 NSA scandal. ( 2006...)

Almost-prophetically relevant Talking Heads track...

Donald Trump KNOWS why James Gandolfini Died:

With Russian help, Europe prepares to search for life on Mars

June 20, 1813

150 Years of Misunderstanding the Civil War

Syria's warring sides trade wheat for flour

How I know I'm getting old...

Special Report: How Syria's Islamists govern with guile and guns

Singapore smog 'could last for weeks'

Canadian says he was speeding so he could dry his car

Panera Bread union members to protest Friday

Acting Secretary of Labor Seth D. Harris: Majority of Americans are for increasing the minimum wage

Young people more willing to pay for digital news, report finds

Finnish Defense Forces post 160,000 WWII era photos online:

Laborers, Contractors Join Forces to Service a Ship That Served Our Nation

the Real News: Wall Street Getting Rich At Expense of Farmers and the Poor

AP EXCLUSIVE: Taliban offer to free US soldier

It's that time of the year again: Harvard Commencement Speech 2010 - Jimmy Tingle

The One Percent

Car quality dinged by tech glitches, survey finds

ACOs--rewarding practitioners for reducing care could lead to more malpractice suits

Leading 3-D printer firms to merge in $403M deal

Texas auction house to sell John Brown leg irons

Maybe it isn’t just the teachers in Finland

Video: EW Jackson says government programs far worse than slavery for black families

State budget calculator

Chairman of oversight board tapped by Obama says group concerned about NSA surveillance

Ancient Mayan city unearthed in Mexico

Anyone watching the American Baking Competition?

Chile's President Unveils Pension Reform Plan

Aaron Swartz, Barrett Brown, Andrew Auernheimer. How the feds are going after journalists

67 die from dengue in Paraguay


Attackers torch buses at Venezuela university

Geek-Favorite Electronics Retailer Newegg Hatches New Billionaire On Rising Sales

Appalachian rock art reveals a conceptual universe

Good effin' Grief! Owen Paterson: UK must become global leader on GM crops

Three U.S. Naval Academy football players charged with raping unconscious woman

Simple tips to help grow geraniums

Democrats want to restore records of servicemembers discharged for being LGBT

Exposed: The Harrowing Impact of America's Deadly Drone War in Pakistan

Evidence that the KKK is still at work in NC...

5 New Revelations About NSA Surveillance

Democrats want to restore records of servicemembers discharged for being LGBT (xpost from Veterans)

TPP... Top Secret Deal

The Terror Con: How Keeping Americans Terrified Is Making Corporations Big Bucks

The Trans-Pacific Partnership...

Republican: Might Want to Fire 'Gay Guy' Working 'In a Tutu'

Are you free?

Bush-Cheney began illegal NSA spying before 9/11, says telcom CEO

Rep. Diaz-Balart (R-FL) speaks Spanish at Tea Party rally and is heckled “learn English!”

North Carolina governor signs law aimed at restarting executions

Obama 'confused George Osborne with R&B star'

NEW Discovery of an ancient Maya city called Chactún, “Red Stone”

The Young Turks: Prone to Drone

Today's landscape lesson: Artillery fungus

Gold "bloodbath" post-Fed, hits 2 1/2 year lows

Trust Me...

Spanking for Jesus: a website to teach you to control your women

Key Gun-Control Backer Faces Recall in Colorado

Sodomy Hazing Leaves 13-Year-Old Victim Outcast in Colorado Town

Why do we keep trying to save rubio's rear end?

The Capitalist’s Case for a $15 Minimum Wage

US Drone Operator says, ‘I became a sociopath’, regrets 1626 Killings (Lest we forget)

Sarpy Outlook TV Episode 2

What if somebody made you an offer for your soul?

It's a miracle: (or something) Exodus ministry to shut down after apology to gay community

House votes to let states run drug tests on food stamp applicants

THE TERROR DIASPORA: US spreads blowback nightmare

Former QWest CEO: Verizon, ATT, & Bell South gave data to NSA BEFORE 9/11

Be glad when real sports start back up.

No school insurance for teachers with guns

Boston Globe on the two Secretaries Kerry - John and Cam

Flames of Resistance and Hope in Turkey

What's up with all the cars hitting trees and bursting into flames lately?

Didn't know broccoli had such pretty flowers. The rain has ruined my broccoli. I did manage to get

Poems on Kindness in a Time of War

Wimbledon to mark 40 years since Billie Jean King sexism victory

This week's lesson: mediocrity gets you hired.

Gay wedding to take place near Westboro Church

Coronavirus Mystifies Scientists Seeing SARS-Like Spread

Thursday Toon roundup 1- The useless party

Thursday Toon roundup 2- Not Dick

Thursday Toon roundup 3- The Rest

No Lack of Weapons in Syria

Watch this!

Contractors Clearing Contractors Shows U.S. Secret Access Spike

Our GOP Governor will sign a bill to expand Medicaid into law today.

Capitalism in Crisis: Our Opportunity for a New System

What's for Dinner ~ Thursday June 20th

Elizabeth Warren’s Supreme Court Warning: SCOTUS "A wholly Owned Subsidiary of Chamber Of Commerce"

It's hate. Period.

Weapons to Syria

"in the dark"

Your Government on War

France threatens Google with Privacy Fines

Just a reminder: Supreme Court will release more of its decisions today


Bernanke Kills Fed Credibility and the Confidence Fairy in One Shot

Haters gonna hate, Florida is fucking awesome.

Austin NBC Station Runs News Promo During Overtime, Misses Winning Goal

Rachel Maddow segment on Michael Hastings. . .

Nonprofits flock together: Fontenelle Forest buys Raptor Recovery Nebraska

Antivaccine versus anti-GMO: Different goals, same methods

Massa Paula Deen

Parenting 101: How to tell if your fetus is sexually active.

Non-Satirical Onion: Financial Sector Thinks It's About Ready To Ruin the World Again

TX Investigating Possibility Of Maybe Compiling Potential Database Of Hazmat, Explosive Sites

Checks, Lies and Bankster Red Tape

Health Care Plans Under Obamacare Will Cost Even Less Than Expected

Sanctity Of Budget Cuts = 1 Million Forest Acres In 2013 Go W/O Beetle Kill Thinning As West Burns

World from Berlin: Obama Visit Highlights 'Genuine Trans-Atlantic Dissonance'

Dump the Pump today

In Maine, Tern & Puffin Dieoff Worsens; Scientists Link Disappearing Herring To Climate, Overfishing

Exodus International, lead "cure the gays" group, shuts down, apologizes to gays

"Cesspool" - Water In Chinese Reservoir Key To S-N Water Transfer Plan Unfit Even For Plants

Anxiety in Detroit Over a Prized Car Trove

Singapore Protests As Air Pollution From Fires Hits Record; Indonesia: "Stop Behaving Like A Child"

For Republicans, Fundies and others of their willfully ignant ilk:

One of my co-workers a friend for nearly a decade is a former illegal immigrant who is now a citizen

Why Millennials Have Every Right to Be Cynical

Ban on research into gun violence must be repealed

The new housing bubble -- Wall St buying foreclosures, renting them out,

The personality rabbit hole.

Snail genes reveal human migration to Ireland

It's National Pollinator Week! Spraying To "Protect" Linden Trees Produces Massive Bee Kill In OR

Lunatic base ensures GOP will never reform immigration!

The Agony of Iraq—and Its Lesson for Syria

Cisco CEO: Taxes too high; 'I cannot repatriate' my company's billions

Afghanistan peace talks: US-Taliban meeting in Qatar cancelled

Moist & Tender Grilled Salmon

Phil Gingrey: We gotta teach wimmens to be wimmens and menz to be menz

Everyday's a Weekend at Bernie's! Please come CAPTION Bernie Goldberg, the whine-miester!!!

Papantonio: The New American "Dollarocracy"

Pot Shop

Edward Snowden and Booz: How Privatizing Leads to Crony Corruption

New Palestinian prime minister offers resignation: official

Fewer U.S. Bridges Being Repaired, One in Nine Still "Structurally Deficient"

Now There Are 3 Republican Senators Who Support Gay Marriage

The abyss speaking to the abyss. Please come CAPTION Sarah Palin!!!

The sounds of sex.

Minuteman militia co-founder Chris SIMCOX arrested on child (under 10yrs old) molestation charges

Pro-Voucher Group Urges Corbett to Exploit Phila. $ Schools Crisis to Help His Re-Election

Study: 'Distracted Walking' Causes More Injuries Than Distracted Driving

Now Mike Florio Is Getting In Twitter Fights With NFL Mascots

Senate confirms Froman as next trade representative

Black Sabbath's new song "End of the Beginning"...Tony Iommi goes apeshit

Get ready, it's going to be a week of Fireworks (Politically)

Durham Bus to Moral Mondays! (I may go next Monday - anyone want to go with me?)

Latest goings-on with NCLB re-authorization in Congress

Doctors Save Sheet Metal Worker's Hands, Nearly Severed in Machine (union worker)

Fundies are always preparing for the apocalypse.

Voucher Group Urges PA Governor to use school funding crisis as wedge issue to help his reelection

Vandals attack saplings in Golden Gate Park

Look who showed up in my back yard yesterday.

(UK) Government considers banning face-down restraint on mental health patients

Cruz's Father Bribed Official to Enter the United States

Floor Speech in Opposition to Michael Froman's Nomination for USTR

Sibling bullying not benign, may harm mental health, study says

EPA: U.S. Drinking Water Infrastructure Failing

Huge Protests In Brazil Are The Result Of Global Currency Wars

Elizabeth Warren: Poutrage or Hate?

Sometimes we take them for granted . . . .

My $2 Seth Thomas Banjo Clock

High Court Strikes Down Anti-Prostitution Pledge.

CNN Isn't Afraid To Tackle The Hard-Hitting Topics Of The Day

Google HR Boss Explains Why GPA And Most Interviews Are Useless

today in women's herstory--20 june

SCOTUS rules for American Express in class action case

I feel like writing but can't come up with a topic. Got any ideas?

What is Rape Culture?

How the Internet Started (according to the Bible)

a biography of the day-eliza l. sprout turner (suffragist, feminist, poet, clubwoman)

If you liked NAFTA, you will love TPP

(S.Korea) Prosecution raids nuclear power operator over corruption probe


Pesky campaign over,Queen Ann ROMNEY focuses on social justice cause for her car elevator renovation

Supposed "Environmentalists" at Breakthrough Institute taken to woodshed

Students surprise teacher

Pic Of The Moment: Republicans Demand Giant Border Wall In Exchange For Immigration Reform

How To Survive Being Shot Point Blank In The Chest

Special needs girl kicked out of Beauty and the Beast for 'humming too loud'

Turkey warns Germany not to play politics over EU entry talks

Russia: MP calls for law allowing gays to be whipped in public squares

6-month-old girl fatally shot, parents charged

Immigration legislation is unfairly weighted toward male workers....

when a government operates in secret, hiding its actions from its own citizens...

Civitas (Art Pope's foundation) just published a blacklist of NC Moral Monday protesters.

Supreme Court strikes down anti-prostitution pledge as condition of AIDS funding

Violence against women causes "global health epidemic", says WHO report

Today in Peace and Justice history on June 20, 1967

Today in Peace and Justice history on June 20, 1967

Gun owner arrested in boy’s shooting death


India sets up elaborate system to tap phone calls, e-mail

Area prosecutors not enforcing gun law

Decline and fall: how American society unravelled

Minutemen Co-Founder Chris Simcox Arrested for Child Molestation

WaPo: Is Rand Paul going mainstream, or vice versa?

North Carolina governor signs law aimed at restarting executions

NHS 'cover-up' names revealed by CQC

Bernanke Kills Fed Credibility and the Confidence Fairy in One Shot

Stop force-feeding Guantanamo prisoners: Senator

Massive explosion at Quebec fireworks factory

Thom Hartmann: Are Non-Violent Protestors Now Labeled "Terrorists?"

Rachel Maddow - House GOP in disarray on immigration

The first 10 minutes of the Moore EF5 Tornado (5/20/2013)

Republicans literally taking food from babies now.

Too green to be true? Researchers develop highly effective method for converting CO2 into methanol

Arab Islamist rebels, Kurds clash in northern Syria

Shape of a room 'heard' by acoustic echoes

Supreme Court strikes down anti-prostitution pledge as condition of AIDS funding

Virginia passes law making gun records private, causes inadvertant rush to obtain those records

Who the hell ate my Panera cookie when I wasn't looking!

The US government did not kill investigative journalist Michael Hastings

If the critics said nothing?

How the Republican party runs elections in a nut shell.

READ: Supreme Court ruling makes it harder to punish repeat offenders

"Snowden is much wiser from a legal perspective than many people initially gave him credit for"

Car Crash Compilation # 9 Explosions 2013

Democrats like health reform better when it’s called ‘Obamacare.’ Republicans not so much.

The Last Word - Is the filibuster making the Senate filibusted?

The Last Word - The new GOP agenda

From Middle Class To Peasant Class: How Republicans Made America A Top Poverty Creator

The Last Word - GOP autopsy doesnt stop congressman's remarks

Anybody know what Manchin had against Froman?

Howard Kurtz Is Leaving CNN And Joining Fox News

President Obama and EPA To Limit Power Plant CO2 Emissions

Making lunch, looking out my kitchen window, and saw this.....

Question about jury blacklists

Health Officials Search For Man Who Sold Rabid Puppy In Sulphur, OK

Michael Hastings on President Obama's drone policy

The Wall~


Photographer Captures the International Space Station Looking Like the USS Enterprise

Outsourcing Intelligence - A Marriage Of Convenience

Map of the USA using literal meanings of state names:

You Don’t Have the Right to Remain Silent

Thom Hartman: Oil spill...Every Plant & Tree Died

Pasta Zero

For all those who have a problem with the president I suggest you don't vote for him next time

If you are brave enough to yell on a soap box, what would you rant about?

Why Are College Presidents Treated Like Wall Street CEOs?

Hello, I hope you will help

Britian's Famous "Naked Rambler" Jailed For - Wait For It - Public Nudity

GOP Hispanic Outreach Hits Tea Party Fury

Pasta Zero -- great very low call pasta substitute.

United Airlines Flight From San Francisco to London Runs Out Of Toilet Paper Mid Flight

Do you ever wonder if this regionalism that is rife in DU these days is promoted by infiltrating

Howard Kurtz has a new home (probably where he should have gone decades ago)

I am more of a Christian than you are! You better get with my Christianity!

What is it that makes watching the Russian car crash vids so much fun?

Gynotician --> A Politician who feels more qualified than women or their doctors to make..


Ladies and Gentlemen, Elvis Presley!

sean hannity....proud, ignorant racist


Joe Torre’s Daughter Catches, Saves Baby Falling Out of Window

Tea Party Aims Anger at IRS, NSA and Immigration at D.C. Rally

APNewsBreak: DOT didn't flag caution on I-5 span

Cock chasing pussy

Sign petition against spying as a default action

Global report calls violence against women a crisis of “epidemic proportions”

Forget About Impending Keystone Approval, Obama Readying Emissions Limits on Power Plants

The North is a Poopie Head. The South is a dummy.

The decline and fall of the American middle class

Bald men should hide their baldness at work

Brian Wilson turns 71 today.

APNewsBreak: DOT didn't flag caution on I-5 span {crosspost from LBN}

Drive-By Truckers alum Jason Isbell's New Album 'Southeastern' is breathtaking ...

Grr...Get Rid of Republicans

Building a soda bottle garden

Moms: Please Don't Do This.

Farm Bill Fails in House! 197/232

Adorable miniature horses as therapy animals

The Rude Pundit: A Brief Vignette From a Possible Death

Abandoned Parisian railway now an oasis of beauty

Dumb Criminals: British Robber Tries To Rob Gas Station Wearing Clear Plastic Bag

Kansas Unofficially Named The Best State To Survive The Apocalypse

The Chamber of Commerce’s war on Social Security

L.A. Council Approves Plastic Bag Ban

Midwest author's Amazon listing tells readers to buy from local stores

$4 Billion of Tax dollars spent on PA. charter schools with little oversight and few results

Banking commission: bankers should be jailed for 'reckless misconduct'

Vatterott College told to pay woman $13 million

George Zimmerman trial: Jury could be chosen soon

You know what, for a shy introvert who never made friends ...

My section of the country is better than yours! Nanny nanny poo poo! nt

Boy, 12, dies after being accidentally shot by brother

Huge Yahoo article title "fail"...

What is with the discrepancy on book prices on rare/used book sites?

Gun Control in America – 50 Years of Shooting Blanks

Here's the basic problem as I see it, and I'll try to keep it short

House Votes Down Farm Bill That Would Cut Food Stamps By $2 Billion

Dems start Obama-to-Clinton transition

Former Miss America Called 'Street Walker' by Local GOP Leader


There's a new search engine that respects your privacy

Dem House members soundly defeat Farm Bill

This Hernandez story gets stranger and stranger

Happy birthday, my fellow West Virginians!

canadian bacon and sauerkraut pizza

The Greeks who worship the ancient gods

My house smells like a zillion frying sweet onions! Making mujadarrah today....

Elizabeth Warren votes against Obama trade nominee

Some really nice pictures of James Gandolfini in his youth.....

Col. Lawrence Wilkerson- Cheney's Cowardice

Farm bill fails in the House

RIP Vicktory Dog Lucas

Elizabeth Warren votes against Obama trade nominee

Only widespread reform will change the game

so in the world of bacon

Pelosi: GOP’s Farm Bill Failure Is ‘Major Amateur Hour’

Christian Group Apologizes to Gay Community

From the National Geographic archives. These didn't make it into the magazine.

Another story making me say "WTF?"

Will Fox's Stockholm Syndrome work on Howard Kurtz?

Anti-abortion priests demand Pelosi renounce Catholicism

Thom Hartmann: Why Your Pension is Being Stolen

Six-Member, All-Female Jury Selected In Trayvon Martin Murder Case

Superman says, "Haters gonna,,, wait a minute... no... no, they're not."

Palestinian Children Tortured, Used As Shields By Israel: U.N

Cushings Syndrome?

Men are disappearing from the workforce

Michael Hastings Dies at 33; Fearless Journalist Challenged Power and Exposed Myths of Afghan War

Ohio Dem. State Dinner June 22

haters or apologists

New discovery: George W. Bush’s Great-Great-Great-Great-Grandfather Was a Notorious Slave Trader

Ore. Legislature approves vaccine education bill

Republican scamdal-mongering certainly hasn't affected Democratic fundraising.

Russ Tice, Bush-Era Whistleblower, Claims NSA Ordered Wiretap Of Barack Obama In 2004

Day 1 of 45 Pictures and Cartoons regarding the Republican War on Women

xpost from Feminists group: Day 1 of 45 Pictures and Cartoons regarding the Republican War on Women

xpost from Feminists group: Day 1 of 45 Pictures and Cartoons regarding the Republican War on Women

Iran’s president-elect implicated in 1994 Argentina bombing

Hemp 1, DEA 0

War vet, 92, to be evicted from house he built after daughter rejects offer

Here's a photo of the new little black kitten

"everyone has a right to do pretty much anything and *not be raped*"

I'm new to the group and here is my first political jab in jpeg form. Hope you enjoy it...

I need help identifying a garden pest. (pictures)

Vibes, please? Two loved ones waiting for two different cancer biopsy results tomorrow and Monday

Failed a Mandatory Safety Exam

So The Gravy Train Is Coming To An End For Wall Street & The Banksters And They Are......

Is there a way I can make my own avatar?

clffordu wanted to ask you if he could post about his rash.


Dean staff recalls campaign that changed politics - VT USA

In Major Blow To Consumers, Supreme Court Protects Mega-Corporations From Liability

Do you have a dark sense of humour? Do you tell sick jokes? Does your family?...

Awesome shot of the International Space Station against the moon

Billionaire U.S. activist (Tom Steyer) kicks off campaign to turn Obama against Keystone

You know what today's most profound good news is?

Jury of six women chosen in George Zimmerman trial

Christian Democrat calls on Congress to respect atheists in the military

Revealed: the top secret rules that allow NSA to use US data without a warrant

5 religious facts you might not know about Frederick Douglass

Modern wheat is a "perfect, chronic poison," according to Dr. William Davis,

LeBron James Announces Retirement

The Catholic nun who changed the US debate on the death penalty forever

Sens. Introduce 'Aaron's Law' 'Fix' to CFAA

"god is not the least bit surprised or taken off guard...

A new batch of babies are here:

145 Obama Campaign Staffers Call For Rejection Of Keystone XL Pipeline

Too Many American Rapists Go Unpunished. That Means America is OK with Rape.

Study: Accepting Federal Medical Assistance $ Will Save PA. $4.4 Billion, & Increase Tax Revenues

Cat nurses week-old abandoned puppy

Interfaith work from a Pagan perspective

Wikileaks: Journalist Michael Hastings Was Dogged by FBI

Jaya Suprana: Searching for Indonesia’s philosophy

Who's Getting Arrested on North Carolina's Capitol Steps?

Exodus International, controversial ministry offering "alternative to homosexuality," to shut doors

What if China Spied on Us?

Farm bill debacle shows John Boehner needs Nancy Pelosi

Since The First Black President Was a Failure

For those who have a problem with Obama, don't take it out on local, state & congressional Democrats

Apocalyptic scenes as smog engulfs Singapore

Markets Slump Over Fed Exit Plan and China Credit Squeeze

Using the AIDS virus to kill cancer

For those of us painfully awaiting two Supreme Court decisions

Edward Snowden and Booz: How Privatizing Leads to Crony Corruption

Got a Wi-Fi hotspot? Here's a neat prank

State investigators never interviewed tipster in GOP voter fraud case

Naked BART Acrobat ‘Very Depressed’ As He Sits In Jail Awaiting Fate

Airlines to Cheapskate Road Warriors: Pay Up to Keep Your Elite Status

Scientists create first 3D digital brain (BBC)

Europe's IXV 'space wedge' performs drop test (BBC)

Booz Allen, the World's Most Profitable Spy Organization

The Incarceration Epidemic

Not Even 24 Hours After James Gandolfini's Death, Amazon Hawks Sopranos DVD Sales

Brazil World Cup Champ Calls for Hospitals Instead of Cup

U.S. group that 'converted' gays closes its doors and apologizes

The Rude Pundit: Senator Ted Cruz's Father Came to the United States Through Illegal Means

Bernanke taper talk sends markets into a tailspin

NYT, Global Business-Markets Slump Over Fed Exit Plan and China Credit Squeeze

LePage makes controversial comment about state senator. (Updated)

Clinton-era flashback: When did you know the Vince Foster allegations/theories were crap?

Understanding the latest leaks is understanding the rise of a new fascism.

So, my hero, Paul Krugman, got a little sloshed in Paris and...

50 USC § 1810 - Civil liability

Understanding the latest leaks is understanding the rise of a new fascism

Gov. Paul LePage of Maine says Dem State Senator "giving it to the people of Maine without Vaseline"

Ya gotta wonder what Danny Casolaro would write about Michael Hastings 'accident'

Manny Ramirez hopeful of offer

US Human Trafficking Report: Russia And China Angered

Look Out Below: Antarctic Melting From Underneath

RHS 'sheep-eating' plant about to bloom in Surrey (BBC)

Sen. Feinstein and aides freed from Capitol elevator

Boston Strong: How 11 Survivors Of The Boston Marathon Bombing Are Coping

Wendy Williams on Paula Deen's Use of Racial Slur

Giant Black Hole's Dust Oddity Surprises Scientists

Is it just me or, does this song remind you of an old song that you heard many years ago?

Hillary Clinton or Elizabeth Warren?

In Major Blow To Consumers, Supreme Court Protects Mega-Corporations From Liability

Wax, or shave??

Is the Sky Falling?

WHO report highlights violence against women as a ‘global health problem of epidemic proportions

Dog rescued from Michael Vick's fighting ring dies

BART Strike Looms As Labor Negotiations Become Increasingly Contentious

Developer: Human race depends on world’s largest doomsday RV park in Kansas

Eighth Graders Play Macklemore’s “Same Love” For Gay Teacher

Four In Ten U.S. Adults Care For Sick And Elderly Relatives

Ian Lind's article in Civil Beat on the Democratic party of Hawaii suing for a closed primary

EPA Won't Confirm Frack-Pollution Tie (in central Wyoming)

Obama To Nominate Republican James Comey To Head FBI

How are things with your diet ?

Michael Hastings' widow to Geraldo: You are a sick bastard

Twitter Lawyer Appointed To Top White House Aide Job

DO you guys remember this? And, yes...the website is still working!

If you use Lightroom, Aperture, or Photoshop

I am having an exploratory full hysterectomy monday

Revealed: the top secret rules that allow NSA to use US data without a warrant

Geraldo's 2 defining moments as a journalist.

DuckDuckGo Search Engine Gets Boost After PRISM Scandal

In All But Six States, You Can Be Fired For Being A Victim Of Domestic Violence

I'm listening to Al Sharpton on my IPhone

Little people in Coffee County Tenn.

What happened when I started a feminist society at school

Greater love hath no man than...

Atlantic Ocean to Disappear in 200 Million Years?

Obama’s crackdown views leaks as aiding enemies of U.S.

POST a song about YOUR city... or a city you like

Illinois GOP official resigns after calling former Miss America 'street walker'

In Germany, they still love Obama

I finally watched Stephen Colbert's tribute to his mother...

Take a deep cleansing breath and enjoy some before/after historical photos

Leading ‘Ex-Gay’ Organization Closes, Apologizes To LGBT Community

Greek coalition crisis talks on state TV closure collapse, threatening government

Aaron Hernandez Destroyed Home Security System and Phone, Sources Tell ABC News

Ups-and-downs of Indian monsoon rainfall likely to increase under warming

We need some W 2016 bumper stickers. For Warren.

The Meaning Map of America.Some of America's most familiar names are full of hidden meaning.

We've got a live one!

Set the default units system

Changing Sea Surface Temperatures and Water Circulation Patterns Affecting…Young Atlantic Cod

What the fuck is going on Patsie fans with Aaron Hernandez??

Dear "PBO": PLEASE..Consider Doing a Harriet Miers on Penny Pritzker for SOC

Well well well, so Mistah KURTZ got himself a gig on the Faux Propaganda Network

FDA Ban on Gay Men as Blood Donors Opposed by American Medical Association

See Jane. See Jane get mad. See Jane rant and rave. Rant, Jane, Rant.

Uncovering quantum secret in photosynthesis

Democrats Stand Up For The Poor and Humiliate Boehner By Defeating The Farm Bill

Breakthrough surgery allows boy, 3, to hear his father's voice for the first time

Ok, so it's not LBN. But.... It's Ann Coulter....

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Friday, 21 June 2013

AFSCME.TV: Nurses Are the Heart of Health Care

TX officials aim to see if fertilizer plants located near schools

Howard the Duck leaving CNN for Faux

Welcome to summer;

30 US reps seek reforms for BLM's horse budget

"We cannot continue to deny able-bodied people the dignity of work,"

Look what Scott Walker did!!!

EPA abandons study that linked fracking, Wyoming water pollution

United Dreamliner flight from London to Houston diverted to Newark

GOP official out after ‘racist rant’ about fmr. Miss America

Remington found GUILTY on 21 counts!!

Wannabe Super Villains Charged With Turning GE Turbine Into Death Ray

A least 100 children killed by guns since Newtown...

The Grass Roots- "Where Were You When I Needed You"

So, suddenly the republicans have a source for billions to spend on new border cops and . . . . . .

Massive Coronal Hole on the Sun

Grayson & Takano livestream tomorrow

Tweety is much more concerned with some teevee guy who plays a character on teevee

If you were Obama, and you knew Cheney's Spies were still in govt

Doctors Warn That Ohio’s New Anti-Abortion Bill Will Have ‘Disastrous Effects’ On Their Patients

Ed Markey - Gabriel Gomez MA Senate Race - (DO NOT get complacent, people)

Connecticut firearms maker leaving for South Carolina, citing gun law

ACLU: NSA Retains Purely Domestic Communications Without Warrants, Documents Show

Judges tell California to cut prisoner count by 10,000