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Archives: June 28, 2013

So will Chris Hayes or Rachel Maddow cover the truth about Grand Theft Auto Issa's

ACLU: Activists Leverage Stronger EU Privacy Laws to Seek More Information on PRISM

UK government backs three-person IVF

Ecuador breaks US trade pact to thwart 'blackmail' over Snowden asylum

The leading executioner is speaking about the right to life

ducks in my yard


Would you vote for Alan Grayson, or a similar liberal, for President?

Meet the chickens

Witness responds to suggestion that Trayvon lied before getting shot: ‘That’s real retarded, sir’

Cat and Dog say Hi...

FB friend posted 6 min ago re massive explosion in San Diego. No details yet.

I need to start taking my camera with me everywhere...

DC 37 Releases Endorsement List

Aurora Shooting Suspect James Holmes Ordered To Wear Harness Anchoring Him To The Floor During Trial

TCM Schedule for Friday, June 28, 2013 -- Friday Night Spotlight: Noir Writers

'World Order Unjust And Immoral!' Ecuador’s Correa Rips Into Snowden Coverage

Send vibes prayers etc. to J?

Is anyone listening to the call from HRC?

Melancholic norm...

"CBS This Morning" interviews Texas State Senator Wendy Davis

Mingo Fishtrap "On Time"

NSA Tasked with Targeting Adversaries Computers for Attack Since Early 1997, According to

Five Reasons Cops Want to Legalize Marijuana

Marine Sgt Lawrence Hutchins Conviction Dropped In Iraq Murder

The upside of the NSA spying on us --

Completely stupid post, but what's with Zimmerman's 120lb+ weight gain?

Are (were) George Carlin and Louis CK racists?

Li'l Skittles... so adorable... so OW... OW... fucking OW -- STOP IT!!!!!

Remember, Kali means well She just doesn't grasp concepts.easily. Bless her heart. Kali, the Cowgirl


TexasTowelie's "proclivities" have cost him many a roommate along the way. Many a roommate, MAN!!!

MFM agreed to a new and controversial treatment to bring him back to normal. Yeah...I said "normal".

Sometimes it takes the rescue parties THREE DAYS to find MiddleFingerMom.

Funny Amazon reviews for the "Wendy Davis" Running Shoe

Art with salt.

Indiana to continue to allow BP to pollute Lake Michigan with mercury.

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! The Supremes & a new Kitteh gif

Papantonio Talks to Current About a Pathetic SCOTUS

Federal Sanctions Check--Help me understand exactly what it is?

Why don't kleptomaniacs get puns?

DU you believe that most people who oppose expansive NSA surveillance are libertarian trolls?

There is a boost for the LGBT rights issues. Immigration reform seems to

Medical Marijuana and Mental Health. Pros and Cons

Funny Or Die! "World War G" Gay Marriage Contagion - The Movie

Del. Senate Deals Stunning Defeat to Gun Bill.

John Boehner's Challenge

A new Lucy Lu pic- just because.

Dangerous ALEC and CoC-Backed Asbestos Bill Allows “Victims to Be Re-Victimized”

RFK, Jr.: SCOTUS Cuts Heart Out Of Voting Rights Act

John Campbell, GOP Congressman, Retiring After Current Term

Snowden’s only safe choice may be to stay in Russia indefinitely

Take Five (Woe Is Us edition)

If these guys looked like this, I wonder if it would be an open and shut case?...

Supreme Court, in Voting Rights Act follow-up, wipes out key Texas rulings

IRS scandal is Republicans’ zombie

Obama to Suspend Trade Privileges With Bangladesh

Are we questioning "Civil Libertarian" ideas now?

Hoisting a few with Will Shakespeare. Ask us anything.

Question submitted by Orrex

Analysis: Egypt prepares leap in the dark. Again

Company allegedly misled government about security clearance checks

On marriage...

Voting Rights Act & Gay Marriage Nailed a la Colbert

Just a question regarding the apoplectic NSA hand-wringing

Take that New Ywauk!

It is tragic that our children aren't taught to write with fountain pens.

Restricted Web Access to The Guardian is Armywide, Officials Say

Phyllis Schlafly: Latino voters “don’t understand” the Bill of Rights “at all”

racism dead?

Governor Ultra-sound McDonnell and his wife are low life ReTHUG

"Obama’s war on journalism" BY DAVID SIROTA

I can't keep up are we racists or libertarians?

Wanted: David Dewhurst

Yes, VERY Pro-life

... “Mr. Snowden is not in Ecuadorean territory and to process an asylum request

With Republican obstruction, what are the odds the immigration bill passes?

Lone Star (Wendy Davis revives Dem party in Texas). by Christopher Hooks at Slate

PPD-19: Protecting Whistleblowers with Access to Classified Information

Another leaker

Cantor on immigration vote: ‘I can’t tell you what’s in that big Senate bill’

Nerd Love

Who here thinks Putin is loving Obama's troubles with Snowdon? A way to grab a little

One of thoses agencys with EARS was doing something in my town today

Impeachment off the makes sense now

We will not be taking back the House anytime soon.

So I'm assuming the Cartwright leaks were why the press phone records were subpoenaed

"And the land of the freeeeeeeee" U.S. Army bans the Guardian NSA articles armywide...

Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis: ‘I would be lying’ to deny aspiration for higher office

Rachel Jeantel on Trial

Pulling Shit Together

In one week ....Texas FUBAR

Dylan Redwine

This is not HDR

Should we have changed the voting rights act when we had the chance?

Same sex marriage and tax filing

This Happened Across the Street from Westboro Church.....Beautiful~

Have you ever opened a thread thinking...

Shitty Politicians

I wonder if this father is going to follow through with this...

My dear DU friends of all stripes

"Governor Perry, Bless his heart."

UC Davis grad student dies from injuries suffered in I-5 crash

University of Maryland cleaning staff members call for better working conditions

For once, John Boehner has a chance to do something right.

Hot dogs, apple pie and antibiotics (A message from Consumer Reports/Consumers Union)

"Erection Connection" Owner Gets 37 Months For Peddling Bogus Viagra, Cialis

Snowden: The Ultimate Anti-American (Photo)

"Revolution" casting call in Austin

So, it was not good news on the biopsies for my loved ones.

Attention span test: who remembers Holder recusing himself over a leak investigation?

I remember Miss Wicherly (SP) spending her $ on students often (grade school in the 60's)

Justice Dept. targets general in leak probe

Day 8 of 45 Pictures and Cartoons Regarding the Republican War on Women

Rand Paul Flip Flops Talking Shit W/Glenn Beck To Fox News.

xpost from Feminists Group: Day 8 of 45 Pictures and Cartoons Regarding the Republican War on Women

xpost from Feminists Group: Day 8 of 45 Pictures and Cartoons Regarding the Republican War on Women

Uh-oh! Now NSA is spying on the sun!

I've just been called for jury duty for the third time in four hours.

'God's law' cited as reason for silencing gay Pa. rep on DOMA

Something smells really bad in my livingroom but I don't know what. I wish I had a dog to

Regarding Obama promoting Voter ID in Kenya...

Mental health gun bill suffers surprising defeat in DELAWARE Senate

Bush EPA Rushed Approval Of Pesticide Now Tied To Honeybee Genocide!

Bill to allow gay marriage in Pennsylvania to be introduced in the House

The GOP'ers are in their final stage and the prognosis is not good.

A list of must read non-fictions

Pierce and Garnett heading to the Nets.

'Goodnight, Sweetheart, Goodnight' Puppy Lullaby Works Like Magic (VIDEO)

Being skeptical of government doesn't make me a "Paulbot". Fuck anyone who thinks it does.

Merkel warns against arming rebels

Why was Joe Friday going around taking everybody's fax machines?

Is there a civil liberty more fundamental than the right to vote?

The DoD can block access to any website they want

Oliver Tears Apart Scalia Over Gay Marriage: ‘Justice Whose Name Most Resembles A GI Joe Villain'

Something smells really bad in my livingroom but I don't know what. I wish I had a dog to

Wikipedia offline?!?!?

Baraboo News Republic - NASH COLUMN: Walker’s lies hurting state... good piece

Former East German secret police captain says NSA spying ‘a dream come true

Leader of leftist party in Mexico's Oaxaca state found dead

Leader of leftist party in Mexico's Oaxaca state found dead

Snowden M$M Coverage: If US Mass Media Were State-Controlled, Would They Look Any Different?

There are still plenty of racist Obama-haters. I was on the phone with one tonight

Chemists Work to Desalt the Ocean for Drinking Water, One Nanoliter at a Time

Government Probes ''Hoss'' Cartwright For Leaks

How do you make a Republican politician cry?

Force Congress to create new map for Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act.

So Anyhow I Took My CLASS A CDL Skills Test ...

NYTimes Op-Ed: "The Criminal N.S.A."

Question: How long will it take Massachusetts to certify election so that Markey can be sworn in?

Now at last gays and lesbians in some states...

Presidential Hopefuls in Chile Speak Out Against Wilderness Dam

Maddow: Deception, misinformation distinguish anti-abortion bills in Ohio and N.C. - video link

John Oliver Tears Apart Scalia Over Gay Marriage

Just walked by a Press Photographer at Sheremetyevo Airport

McCain Gently Warns House GOP: We’re Doomed If You Screw Up Immigration Reform

Presidential Hopefuls in Chile Speak Out Against Wilderness Dam

Three Things Rick Perry Hates About Wendy Davis

Why Christians should be Socialists/Communists

Gay rights clash: Obama, African host are at odds

My Favorite DOMA Political Cartoon

Remember Bush's awkward African dance moves?

A cynical celebration of civil rights

The Supreme Court's Voting Rights Decision Is a Poison Chalice for the GOP

San Diego protester faces vandalism charges for sidewalk chalk drawings

Tea Party Groups More Likely to Get IRS Look Than Others

Environmentalists seek new review of Keystone pipeline plan

Did the Supreme Court just legalize Gay Marriage in New Jersey?

Legislature needs to end racial politics

why was Trayvon Martin Screaming for Help ?

US Supreme Court Deals Hard Blow to Florida Wetlands

Voting: Racist sabotage


Voting Rights Act isn't obsolete

Nancy Pelosi on Michelle Bachman on Marriage Equality

Welcome to Denmark

The Tipping Point (Texas) The Alamo and Sen. Davis

Judges: Social Security pushes approval of claims

Ecuador's president to U.S.: Don't threaten us on Snowden case

Snowden, Through the Eyes of a Spy Novelist

More anti-abortion wisdom from Texas: Only 'accurate' intercourse causes pregnancy

A tale of security lapses and other US errors

Our other heroine of the week: Texas Senator Leticia Van de Putte

Okaaaaay. Phyllis Schlafly is certainly helping with Republican Outreach:

MFM spotted in Australia!!!

Ecuador officials disallow Snowden asylum document..Rut-Roh..

Federation Council Invites Snowden to Investigate Spying Claims

One of my pals is turning into an alcoholic!

Into the Fray: Brain dead on the Right?

A milestone reached. 10 posts on the Underground. Now I can officially introduce myself, and........

Radford University Misspells 'Virginia' On Diplomas Delivered To Recent Graduates

June 28, 1894 – Labor Day becomes an official US holiday.

Free at last .. free at last ..toon

June 28, 1896 – 58 die in the Newton Coal Company's Twin Shaft Mine in Pittston City, PA explosion

Funniest Obama Pictures Ever

The Week's Best Cartoons on the Supreme Court's Gay Marriage Rulings

Infamous member of New Black Panthers arrested in New York

Tickets for Dallas’ official JFK 50th ceremony to be vetted and with background checks by Dallas Pol

East Wing Of St. Louis Art Museum Opens This Weekend

Russia Meteor Shock 'Went Twice Around Earth'

Occupy Building a 1% Database

Gov. Mike Pence's deleted gay marriage Facebook posts reveal thorny challenges

Jeb Bush to present Hillary Clinton with Liberty Medal

Vatican cleric, two others arrested in bank investigation

Monsignor Nunzio Scarano held in Vatican bank inquiry

Abandoned Montana: Historic Gold Rush town lies empty in all its ghostly glory

The Coliseum today........and something else!

How the Temp Workers Who Keep Huge Corporations Running Are Getting Crushed

How the Supreme Court's Assault on Our Lives Might Be Used to Knock Republicans Out of Power

How the Nation's Most Dysfunctional State Government Blocked Medical Marijuana (And Campaign Finance

Germany can keep Eichmann records secret, court rules

Is the Young Turks still on Current TV?

McGraw-Hill! Welcome to the trough!

Poles closer to visa-free travel to the US

My homepage is "Astronomy Picture of the Day" for days like this:

U.S. says Chinese wind turbine firm stole trade secrets

Spain Holds Former Party Treasurer in Tax Investigation

The 5 Biggest Stories from the Fight for the Survival of Public Education

Wendy Davis coming up on Morning Joe!

Kerry meets with Palestinian, Israeli leaders in attempt to restart peace talks

The Painful Truths Told by Phil Agee

Cafe blasts kill 17 in Iraq as US signals accelerated arms sales to the region

Best online only comic strip in the world

Supreme Court voting rights (cartoon)

Wendy Davis coming up on Morning Joe at 7:30 EDT.

Top Ten Ways the Beltway Press will treat Gen. Cartwright differently from Snowden

Finding Vivian Maier

The Expendables: How the Temps Who Power Corporate Giants Are Getting Crushed

Germans Vigorously Protest Massive British/ NSA Spying on Email, Telephone Calls

Boo Effin' Hoo Joe Scum is offended

First time paid for writing!

Venez jouer avec moi

Finding Vivian Maier x-post from Photography:

Ohio Democrat warns GOP: ‘Warrior women’ are coming for the unrelenting womb-regulators

Happy story from my local news I wanted to share

Honeybees Are Right 'Handed'

The Naked Empire

I need help with getting my star renewed.

Two best reviews on Amazon of Wendy Davis's Filibuster Shoes so far

It's nothing less than the makings of a coup by the GOP

Troops allegedly misled by car loan program to get refunds

Taking a Stand: Protesters block petcoke dumping

During Record Drought, Frackers Outcompete Farmers for Water Supplies

The IRS needs to stomp on this Tea Party dream quick

Friday TOON Roundup 1: Jesus wept

Friday TOON Roundup 2: Court and Clowns

Friday TOON Roundup 3: The Rest

Hank Johnson: Clarence Thomas 'Worse' Than Edward Snowden For Gutting Voting Rights Act

How global corporations can hack anyone's computers for $2.5 million

Paul Krugman: The Evolution of Human Capital

15 pics of p-Op culture: Gay pride

Birdwatchers see rare swift killed by wind turbine

A Lot Of Info...On the Word..."UP"

Shepard Fairey approves of NSA parodies of his Obama 'Hope' poster

100 Percent Renewable Energy And Beyond

Throw this in my yard? Sick!

Company allegedly misled government about security clearance checks

Brian Sims, Pennsylvania Lawmaker, Silenced On DOMA By Colleagues Citing 'God's Law'

NBC: Snowden’s father floats terms for son’s return

Delaware gun legislation fails

Big Pharma's Enforcers

Bank of America Said to Send Property Reviews to India

Pat Robertson: Legal Abortion Leads to Divine Wrath, Worse Than Holocaust

Mohawk + Kilt + Biker gear + AC/DC + Flaming Bagpipes =

ZIMMERMAN TRIAL: Day 5, Friday - June 28, 2013

U.K. Nuclear Plan Advances With $15 Billion Loan Backing

Corporate Media Smear Campaign Against Glenn Greenwald

NYT: The Criminal N.S.A.

Why is the GOP so successful with the public? Until we recognize that policy takes a backseat

if the politician has the power to choose his voters by gerrymandering..

The End of the Gay Tax

Who let the hen into the fox-house? Please come CAPTION Fox's Tucker Carlson!!!

North Carolina Dropped From Federal Unemployment Program

Hilarious: Customer Reviews = Mizuno Women's Wave Rider 16 Running Shoe

In the future, do you think that astronauts will be using mobile phones in space?

For the NY WeatherWatchers

Prosecution witness unable to ID Zimmerman at the scene due to severity of his injuries.

Pennsylvania Republican silences gay lawmaker for ‘open rebellion against’ God

I'm sort of famous, not really. My blog post was re-blogged.

YouTube Pride 2013 pic.

'The entire scandal narrative was an illusion'

Watchdog warns of waste in Afghan aircraft buy

Russia says US put it in "tough spot" over Snowden

Public Speaking: Democrats vs. Republicans.

Historic Hearing on Impact of $200 Billion Fast Food Industry’s Low Wages

N.S..A. latest: the secret history of domestic surveillance

Bert and Ernie snuggle on the cover of the New Yorker while watching the Supreme Court

serve banksters or serve the poor? congress reinterprets jesus

Nightmare. What does it mean?

NC Becomes 1st State to Drop Federal Jobless Funds

Navy Should Delay Next Carrier Amid Troubles, GAO Says

Zimmerman trial: "simply not a very good day at all for the prosecution".

America's Edward Snowden problem

Conservative columnist: Disband Detroit's City Council

What logic is used when determining a "resonable" magazine limit?

If you dislike the reputation, NOW may be the best time to get up and actually DO something about it

Alec Baldwin unleashes homophobic and violent Twitter tirade at MailOnline reporter

TIME Magazine Just Doubled-Down on Joe Klein’s Inaccurate, Anti-Atheist Statements

Pap and Seder: Consumers Lose Big With Corporate Court

It's still so damn confusing...

Chicago class on full display: Blackhawks post wonderful thank-you letter in Boston Globe

Hat tip to Obama Admin for ending bulk NSA email collecting


Watching the Zimmerman trial, I have to ask

Research Details Hundreds of Examples of Innocent Lives Lost to “Concealed Carry Killers"

Obamas View from Senegal

Pentagon propaganda efforts continue

Dangerous Sidewalk Chalker Arrested - Society Safe, For Now

Wyoming Residents W. Tainted Fracked Water Question Governor On How State Will Do EPA's Job

Climate Central - Western US Heatwave May Top All-Time Surface Temperature Record (134 F)

Study appears to overturn prevailing view of how the brain is wired

Interfaith Belonging is not Inter-Religious Understanding

World Bank - Environmental, Market, Population Part Of "Increasingly Volatile" World Food System

The universe as you’ve never seen it before: Photographer creates incredible pictures

It's Ba-ack - Beijing Gov Urges Residents To Avoid Outdoor Activity; Smog Peaks At "Hazardous" 520

Rachel Maddow - Details reek in story of gifts to Virginia governor

anyone here familiar with the gas station chain called "kum and go"? (and no, I am not making

Rachel Maddow - Deception, misinformation distinguish anti-abortion bills in Ohio, N.C.

Teacher Arrested For SWB

Geismar LA Plant, Site Of Fatal June 13th Explosion, Still Too Hazardous For Inspectors To Enter

FBI Paid Off Wikileaks Insider To Be An Informant: Imagine If It Was The NY Times

Theology for Right Wing Christian Fundamentalist who cannot figure out when life begins. - See more

Should I stay (in my anti-marriage state) or should I go?

Can anyone suggest a good post-apocalyptic card game?

Climate Science Cartoon Of The Decade

How police track your driving

Armey in Exile (some fun Schadenfreude)

John Roberts Shows Cold-Blooded Calculation In His Supreme Court Rulings

tammy duckworth takes down a scammer

After $2 Billion Impact Of Calgary Flooding, Harper Action On Climate? Uh, No - The Economist

More on my friend who lost her food stamps.

The Last Word - Death of an IRS ‘scandal’

India On Track To Become Worlds #1 Coal Burner; Domestic Natgas Production Falling Rapidly

Business Activity in U.S. Cools More Than Forecast

But the real problem is

Richard Stallman (UNIX legend) talks about back doors and metadata

Egypt Clerics Warn Of 'Civil War' As Rivals Clash

Real Issue from DareDevil/Captain am. Comix 283

Anti-Hacking Bill Aiding Verizon Delayed by Snowden Leaks

Rachel Maddow - Rush to implement previously too racist policies follows SCOTUS ruling

How Activists Yelled an Abortion Bill to Death

Consumer Sentiment in U.S. Declines Less Than Forecast

Pic Of The Moment: Rand Paul: End Of DOMA Means Humans Could Marry Animals

Your kids' test scores tracked online (VIDEO)

Detroit Retirees Fret About Medicine in Orr Benefit Plan

Hearing of Obama's South Africa visit, Mandela "opened his eyes and smiled"

Get Ready For More GOP Race-Baiting

Today in Peace and Justice history on June 28, 1969

Today in Peace and Justice history on June 28, 1969

From Gay Marriage to Immigration: A Week That Will Shake the GOP

Why NASA’s Latest Photo of Alaska is Freaking People Out

think it's time to quit calling GOP "Republicans" and just refer to them as "Tea" Party

The One With The 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT!


If a good friend of yours was murdered and you were the star witness for the prosecution

How much are the NSA and CIA front running markets?

Can the number of entries in a Poll be increased to 30?

There's an interesting UFO conference taking place this weekend

The Supreme Court, the Voting Rights Act and unintended cosequences:

The Rude Pundit: A Defense of Paula Deen Followed By a Condemnation

Powerful, powerful article on being a beaten woman. "He could have gotten to his guns..."

Trayvon Martin's friend and a key witness made a lot more sense than you think

Women Rising~

Einstein Signed Bible Sells For $68,500 In New York

American Atheists' Monument Dedication Saturday In Starke

Federal Grand Jury indicts Richardson [Ricin Letters]

Business Week publishes story bashing Apple's new ad campaign.

Diplomats from Several Countries Set Up Meeting to Discuss Snowden Case

Building on History: An Interview on Social Justice and Religious Liberty with Nancy Kaufman

Venezuela offers asylum...

question about feeding a pounce of cats

Will US General Find Immunity from Obama's Selective Wrath for Leakers?

Bert and Ernie's Moment of Joy / New Yorker cover

America, a popular intellectual Catholic magazine, bans terms ‘liberal,’ ‘conservative'

Snowden being manipulated by WikiLeaks, could choose to come back to U.S. voluntarily,

Ohio 12-year-old kills self after fatally shooting 9-year-old half-brother

And now, the latest Strange Tract...(pic heavy, so be forewarned)

Kerry and India’s Afghan War

So, the police cannot be trusted with cameras, and they're the only people who should have guns

NBC: Snowden's father floats terms for son's return

Thom Hartmann: The Reagan Revolution is an Utter Failure

Maddow: ‘Rick Perry talking about sex in public never goes well’

Revealed: Monsanto unapproved GMO wheat was stored in Colorado until 2011

26 senators demand answers from Clapper on surveillance

The word "RETARDED" as defined by Webster's and Urban Dictionary

Today's Nifty Fact...

Women Losing Their Health Care Rights To Religious Freaks One State At A Time.

Maggots may have kept rotting woman alive

Tweet from God about Rick Perry....LOL

Michigan Ban on Domestic Partner Benefits Struck Down by Federal Judge

FBI Knew of Plot to Execute Occupy Activists but Did Nothing

Jessy Lanza: Kathy Lee

Which of these passengers posts in the Lounge?

Get in mah belly!

Only in Texas can you call yourself pro-life on the same day....

Raise your hand if you want to see Zimmerman acquitted.

Federal judge has struck down Michigan law barring employers from offering SS partners benefits

BART unions give notice of strike

Report: Bike Share Fueling Spike In Tickets, Rider Infractions

The Corporate Advantage of Psudo Patriotic Displays

Chick-fil-A president chimes in on same-sex marriage

If Rachel Jeantel were to post on DU today,

Meet the skunks

Being an atheist is okay (LOL)

Trapped in transit looking for Edward Snowden at Moscow airport

Investigate SCOTUS Justices Scalia/Thomas for attending ALEC and voting down voting rights laws for

Rent boy scandal rocks the Vatican

Jimmy Carter on Snowden: "The invasion of human rights in American privacy has gone too far"

Top Ten Signs You're a Fundamentalist Christian

Don't we have an archive of resources? I'm looking for a list of newspapers and addresses

Why Are So Many College Graduates Driving Taxis?

Yes, Morning Jerk, Voter-ID laws are the same as Poll taxes

Toons: Voting Rights Act

Thom Hartmann: SCOTUS Gave Big Pharma the Right to Kill & Maim


One Nation, Divisible

DOMA Decision Spells Doom for Old Time Religion

What. The. F********ck?!

Zimmerman bit off more than he could chew.

Chick-fil-a is at it again

This is funny......

Why there are so many border collies at animal shelters

A Latter-Day Shift on LGBT Equality?

Worst Supreme Court

Rick Perry, Mansplainer in Chief

Jordanians ‘Suspicious’ About U.S. Troop Movements

"They (drug lords) are killing journalists like flies" - Mexican writer issues call for action and

House panel says IRS official waived rights, contempt possible

Ecuador cools on Edward Snowden asylum as Assange frustration grows

US army blocks access to Guardian website to preserve 'network hygiene'

Lawmakers unlikely to pass last-minute fix on student loans

Sesame Street’s Bert and Ernie cover New Yorker’s gay marriage issue

Obama Hails DOMA Ruling, Sees Work Ahead

Welcome to the (Don't Be) Evil Empire

Iowa Supreme Court to Reconsider Case of Woman Fired for Being 'Irresistible'

Fed officials approve horse slaughterhouse in NM

Explosives found in Mahopac home after man dies

Jimmy Carter on Snowden: "He's obviously violated the laws of America, for which he's responsible."

In case anyone needs more proof that our national dialogue is being steered by Roger Ailes

I believe it was Zimmerman screaming

Scarsdale pot mom pleads not guilty in Brooklyn court

Just occurred to me- The Markey win is the coffin-nail of "Benghazi" scandal.

Rape-Enabling Judges Are Letting Child Pornographers Off The Hook

Unintentionally funny anti-gay logo

Who’s leaking more: Snowden or the government condemning him?

Conservatives Silence Gay PA Rep on Statehouse Floor: Letting a Homo Speak Would Violate "God's Law"

How Patrick Leahy Made Sure The Senate Is Going To Pass Immigration Reform

Being skeptical/critical of government does not make one a "Paulbot"

Russia, Cuba, Ecuador and Vnzla diplomats meeting on monday to discuss snowden...

Witness Makes Key Admission That He Never Saw Trayvon Martin Throw A Punch At Zimmerman

The Tide is Turning - Live in Berlin ....

In what situations have you been conditioned to fear for your life?

Clinical trial for Sjogren's Syndrome recruitig volunteers:


It's Ironic...

Mike Luckovich - Supreme Court Voter ID

AsahinaKimi in the hospital

I wish everyone a Happy and Safe Gay Pride Weekend!!!

Happy Tau Day, everyone!

President Obama Just Got His Recess Appointments Power Back

Ohio passes budget with radical abortion restrictions

Molly Maguire and the Robins

Wendy Motherfucking Davis

Researchers discover global warming may affect microbe survival

Paula Deen fallout: QVC to "take a pause," Sears cuts ties

Police pull gun on 20-year old college student they thought had bought 12-pack

The ultimate theory of what happened that night

An Indian Airline Is Hiring All Female Flight Attendants To Save Money On Fuel

The NSA vs. democracy

Now that the Supreme Court has effectively struck down . . .

Michael Bloomberg, bullshit artist

Check out this awesome map of Africa...

AZ GOP State senator in sex-abuse inquiry

Ruth Bader Ginsberg and Stephen Breyer - how much longer will they stay on the courts?

Toon: Another wall brought down

State senator in sex-abuse inquiry

Jimmy Carter: Women's Plight Perpetuated By World Religions (HuffPo)

Chicago Tribune and Sun-Times Covers After the Stanley Cup Finals

Andrew Sullivan published my "Window" photo

Bottled-water purchase leads to night in jail for UVa student

Listening to Trayvon Martin trial

Very sad. A true hero dies after saving a four year old girl from drowning.

I think Trayvon Martin should have dodged the bullet.

Climate change threatens forest survival on drier, low-elevation sites

LOL! Wendy Davis' shoes get reviewed on Amazon

More Misspellings Found on Radford Diplomas

Westboro Baptist Church Plans To Picket Taylor Swift Concert, Calls Her A 'Whore'

Charlie Rose /PBS interview with Guardian

Terrorists harder to track after Snowden's leaks, officials say (LA Times)

is zimmerman wearing a wig?

How Much Are You Bothered by Spelling, Grammar, Capitalization, and Punctuation Errors

Senators want public answers on government surveillance

Deadly clashes erupt in Egypt's Alexandria

Let's Be Clear, say Legal Experts, What NSA Is Doing Is 'Criminal'

PBA Plans Heavy Push Against Council Members Who Supported Oversight Bills

Park Police lost track of thousands of weapons, inspector general’s report says

Supreme Court agrees to review Oklahoma abortion pill case

Clorox pulls post insulting new dads

Equal Protection under the Law (Toon)

Voter Suppression = Taxation Without Representation

Rachel Jeantel

After Obama Speech: TD Announces Plan to Transition Away From Investments in Keystone XL

Lolo Jones compares Trayvon Martin witness to Tyler Perry’s Madea

A theme emerges when you take it all in~

Let me tell you a story.

Federal panel: Neb city's immigration law legal(bans employing or renting to those not here legally)


British scouts to welcome atheists

Game of Thrones - Oberyn Martell (The Red Viper) is cast

What's for Dinner, Fri., June 28, 2013

China Factory Resolution Reached, US Businessman Released

Corporations Own Our Courts

I think abortion is the next big SCOTUS issue

Remember when selfrighteous condemnation & hyperbolic specious rhetoric were only seen as GOP tools?

Honest question here - is George Zimmerman not a person of color?

The Self Inflicted Snowden Wound

Republicans are lying fear-mongering greedy slime!

Happy Tau Day

Convicted sex offender gets sole custody of 6-year-old daughter

Huge funds, huge waste in Afghan aircraft unit: US inspector

Gay Men's Chorus Of Washington D.C. Celebrates Supreme Court Rulings With National Anthem

Take the Impossible “Literacy” Test Louisiana Gave Black Voters in the 1960s

Ecuador cools on Edward Snowden asylum as Assange frustration grows

Carter: Paula Deen should be forgiven

Ryan Tannehill Confident Dolphins Can Win A Wide-Ranging Number Of Games Next Season

GOP Warning PRO-Sports about Obamacare

Beer and a Movie

Student debt stalemate will hammer millions of undergrads

Can't WE make a difference?

Debbie Riddle, Our Female Gohmert, Compares Pro-Choice Camp to Hitler

Oregon temporarily restricts pesticide use following bee deaths

Declining fortunes of Yellowstone’s migratory elk

Hotel Union Endorses Quinn in Mayor’s Race

Texas Republican Leader Blasts Perry: He ‘Crossed A Line’ Criticizing Wendy Davis

Guardian (UK): NSA Files (with links to The Documents they don't want you to read)

Rick Perry Insults Wendy Davis AGAIN

See How Corporations Are Trying To Game Immigration Reform

New word: Gynotician

Communists! GOP Sees Reds Under the SB 5 Bed

US Citizen Killed In Alexandria Protests

Stephen Colbert on the Gay Pride Oreo (LMAO)

Peru peasant squads rally against U.S. firm's $5 billion gold mine

We had to take our GSD in to the vet for an emergency visit.

Peru peasant squads rally against U.S. firm's $5 billion gold mine

Dr. Christopher Duntsch, Plano Surgeon Suspended for Killing Patients, Gets Sued for Malpractice


Owners received noise complaints abt their dog so they set up a nanny cam.This is what they saw:

Guatemala human rights official protests NV mining

Renewables Sources of Electricity Are Coming Into Their Own

Guatemala human rights official protests NV mining

Cover Story: Bert and Ernie’s “Moment of Joy”

Advocates Push for Affordable Housing as Austin Booms

The Final June Photography Contest Poll is in the General Discussion Group - Please Vote!

Any Commander Cody fans?

Stand your ground.

Ted Cruz avoids personal criticism of Wendy Davis but says he disagrees with what she stood for

Do you ever get ridiculed for being a believer or a non-believer?

Lawmaker Seeks to Regulate Men's Reproductive Health

The Future of Solar and Wind Powered Shipping

Just heard Mark Lofgren (Iowa house R- Muscatine) will challenge Loebsack

U.S. Rep. Marc Veasey pushing to score Texas Sen. Wendy Davis a speaking role at 2016 DNC

104° effing temp. the asphalt on the street is bubbling.

Panama and Panthera establish historic jaguar protection agreement

The Stealth Anti Abortion Provisions In Ohio Budget Bill Could Criminalize Contraception Practices

Kathleen Vinehout for Governor

The anti-legalization crew among Democrats

The Voice of Reason is Challenging those Hard of Hearing

Here’s your Friday Afternoon Challenge, my DU pretties! Today: “Do my face!”

Video shows Orlando vet tech swinging dog into wall

GOP rebranding update

Hernandez bought "blue cotton candy flavored bubblegum" the night he (allegedly ) brutally executed

Paula Deen loses Sears and JC Penny.

How to get 30 women in the exact same spot within 15 seconds.

Assault rifle goes off, Ore. child killed

Now that the scooter scam is over, incontinence products are all over the TeeVee

#Zimmerman Defense celebrates beating stupidity

Is it me or has the Snowden worship disappeared?

Are there any Trayvon Martin experts? Huueueueueuuuuge long rant put to me today...

Remember - the Sanford Police had to be forced to investigate the case at all

Feds approve horse slaughterhouse in NM, say permits coming for Iowa, Missouri companies

Seeing 'Start Making Sense: Talking Heads Tribute' tonight...

Snowden found using the "cone of silence"

Any inkling yet on a 2014 SS Cola?

How Many More Networks Are Covering The T. Martin Trial.

common ground Friday or my pick for irresponsible gun owner of the week

Not an earthshattering Zimmerman question, but do you agree that

What a way to get away with murder.

Update: Cuccinelli Goes to US Supreme Court to Again Make Oral Sex a felony in Va. -even straights

They're fucking DEFENSE attorneys! Yeah, I want their client convicted.

Was Ninny Threadgood really Idgie Threadgood? (From Fried Green Tomatoes)

Cantor Concerned Immigration Reform Push Might Force House Members To Do Things Like 'Read Words'

Amazing...250lbs. vs 120lbs.

Patriots ProShop to offer free exchange on Aaron Hernandez jerseys

Democrat Slams Issa’s ‘McCarthyite tactic’ of Stripping of 5th Amendment Rights

Paula Deen’s Publisher Drops Her Latest Book

It appears Zimmerman was the MMA nut, not Treyvon

Regarding something that was said at the Zimmerman trial today...

So far no witness saw Trayvon slamming Zimmerman's head on the concrete.

Christ almighty. Is there a way to hide by subject? GD: Zimmerman

Would someone who is following the trial more closely than i tell me

The Wes Welker curse

Bam! Tammy Duckworth Goes To Town!

Texas Senate blowup threatens lt. gov.'s future

Who killed the American dream?

Hair and heat

U.S. House of Representatives Votes to Legalize Industrial Hemp

Order a pizza :/

"GOP launches programs to recruit more women"

"We disproportionately stop whites too much. And minorities too little"-Bloomberg

Another Day, Another Assault Rifle Used to Maim, This Time in Front of Granbury City Hall (updated)

Patrick making run for Lt. Gov

Who would have thought it: The MSM is defending Rachel Jeantel

Four Star General Close To Obama Under Investigation For Leaking Info

When Will It Be Time To Get Nasty With The GOP? They Go Deeper Into Hate And Sadism Every Day.

George Zimmerman's Attorney Don West Took The Most Offensive Selfie Of All Time (PHOTO)

Week-End Economists: WEE R Legend! June 28-30, 2013

Labour may back early vote on UK's EU membership

I am a libertarian ...

I'm sorry, President Carter, but I can't forgive Paula Deen.

"Oh Canada - How America's friendly northern neighbor became a rogue, reckless petrostate."

Is there a list of congresspeople who voted to expand H1-B tech visas?

‘I loved him’: Officer says only option was to shoot canine partner

"Wendy Davis' abortion law filibuster may be a 'Texas Spring'"

Anonymous vows to turn over North Korean military secrets to WikiLeaks

9th Circuit Court lifts stay on same-sex marriage effective immediately

CA 9th Circuit Court lifts stay on same sex marriages.

BREAKING: Prop 8 - Gay Marriages Can Resume in California, Court Rules (Effective Immediately)

Zimmerman lawyer says ‘creepy a** cracker’ 7 times to claim Trayvon ‘put race in this’

Court allows CA gay marriages to resume in state TODAY!

7 Signs Rick Perry Might Be An Actual Comic Book Villain

Not looking good for the Zimmerman fan club.

Best opinion piece I've read yet on Rachel (Trayvon's friend) and her testimony at the trial.

out of sheer orneriness: The Service of Snowden

Random crap made up about another DUer

Same Sex Marriage Ceremonies Begin in San Francisco!

Colorado Parade Canceled After Tea Party Group Threatens Armed March

Four-star general in FBI leak probe quit Pentagon post suddenly, citing health reasons

Zimmermans Mixed Martial Arts gym

NEW:Bank of America whistle-blower details latest scheme to abuse homeowners, evade settlement rules

Kris Perry & Sandy Stier, are getting married at SF City Hall now:

Earthlink got Hacked....Can't be on here for long...but a Heads Up...Wondering

Prop8 plaintiffs marriage license made official by city administrator - PHOTO

The Worst Rebuttal To The Apartheid Analogy (part II)

And Now There Are 13!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Mississippi lawmakers save Medicaid, but GOP blocks expansion

6 Va. Alcohol Agents Surround Female Student, Pull Gun on Her, & Throw Her in Jail for Buying Water

Bikini Baristas And Sexist Sausages: Food Marketing Gone Wrong

Why am I getting flashbacks of the OJ Simpson trial??

99 years ago today. Archduke Franz Ferdinand and wife Sophie assassinated

Prop8 plaintiffs marriage license made official by city administrator - PHOTO

On MSNBC Hardball

106 Degrees here today!

Sarah Murnaghan: Pennsylvania 10-Year-Old Had 2nd Lung Transplant After First Failed, Family Says

DOJ: LA Sheriff's Dept. Unlawfully Targeted Blacks

GOP Leaders Warn Pro Sports Leagues Not To Promote Obamacare

US Warns Americans On Travel To Egypt, Moves To Draw Down Embassy Presence Amid Unrest

Farmers Warn Of High Milk Prices Without Farm Bill

NYT: U.S. Stands Behind Policy on Contraceptive Coverage

Children In The Crosshairs: Lessons From The al-Dura Affair

Obama Hails New Federal Benefits For Same-Sex Spouses

Appeals panel says Fremont (NE) immigration law legal

I think it's important for people to utilize credible sources.

What the Weather Channel Knows—and John Boehner Doesn't

Heat Wave Strikes Western US As Temps Approach 120 In Phoenix, Las Vegas

I hope the prosecution uses John Good's testimony very carefully

Chicago Prepares For New Concealed Carry Gun Law

North Carolina Just Became The First State To Eliminate Unemployment Benefits

Happy Gay Pride Weekend to you all!!!

Mayor Bloomberg: NYPD ‘Stops Whites Too Much And Minorities Too Little’

CNN Reports: Same-sex marriages resume in California after court gives go-ahead