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Archives: August 13, 2013

Dear stinky guy sitting in front of me on the bus:

Make The Homeless Smile - Worldwide

S. Dakota Indian Foster Care 2: Abuse In Taking Children From Families?

I am infatuated with a co-worker

Maslow's Hierarchy - Democratic or Republican?

Do you have a dream? What and Why? What are you willing to do to get it?

Taming Capitalism Run Wild (Bill Moyers)

If you folks think Ted Cruz is a lunatic

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Tuesday, 13 August 2013

Was there ever a "perfect" Democratic President?

Walmart, the worst corporation in America

Philadelphia cop who punched woman gets job back (viral video from the Puerto Rican Day Parade)

The Volkswagen XL1: 147 mpg car.

San Diego teacher given probation for bringing gun to school

Hillary Clinton Calls for Election Reform.

Israel says it intercepts rocket launch near Egypt's Sinai

$1 Million Saints Row IV Special Edition Includes Trip To Space, Lamborghini, Among Other Items

Intelligence committee withheld key file before critical NSA vote, Amash and Holt claim

George Zimmerman's brother not sure if strangers want to return his wallet or kill him

Went for a walk over familiar ground. 8 images

Fracking should get public support, says David Cameron

Just who we need to get his own channel!

For what its worth...

Time to keep an eye on this one

Another walk in Gratz Park.

The ACLU will never give Obama credit for anything

"Obama's NSA Reforms Dovetailed With a Reversal on His Drone Ones" (Be Careful of Wording)

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! MiniTrue & a new Kitteh gif

Betty White, you gotta love her!

17-year divorce (of 2 law professors) fight tests Ohio courts

Repuke Senate candidate's campaign sends racist tweet about Cory Booker

Dumb Criminals: Boston Man Tells Undercover Cop That He Will Eventually Go To Jail

Important: Anyone paying attention to North Carolina today?

You do realize that mandatory sentencing laws still need to be changed?

Vacation President in Chilmark

The Moral Imperative of Activism - by Ray McGovern

Why do people assume a guy who isn't married is gay?

Lawsuit hits N.C. as soon as voter ID bill approved

Those who think that the goverment really cares about everything they personally are talking about

First 100 Pages of Aaron Swartz’s Secret Service File Released

Spitzer, Stringer Attack Each Other's Records In Live NY1 Debate

North Carolina Voter ID Bill Signed Into Law By Gov. Pat McCrory, Sparking Lawsuits

'Obama putting Clapper In Charge Of NSA Commission That Reports Back To Clapper-Big FU America'

Gun Safety Instructor Shoots Student In Ohio

Defense raises questions about Manning's mental health

Yu K'ed 15! Career high.

Possible Hints of Consciousness After Death Found in Rats

"Good manners and politeness are the Alpha and the Omega in this business."

Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald will not do TV interview despite preliminary talks

Why the Permian-Triassic Extinction is Pertinent to Human Warming

I am amazed at the hypocrisy of some people

The CAT gif page... You're welcome!!!

How many of you people who are stressed out about spying are on Facebook?

Ex-congressman (Jesse Jackson Jr) makes his prison choice known

Moyers & Company Show 207: Taming capitalism run wild (Richard Wolfe)

UK bars trash cans from tracking people with Wi-Fi

Debating The De-Extinction of the Passenger Pigeon with Rick Wright

John Denver & Cass Elliot - Leaving On A Jet Plane (at least listen to the voter registration pitch)

Dying Teen Is Being Denied A Heart Transplant Because He’s Had Trouble With The Law

"Rand Paul thinks Milton Friedman still alive, wants him as Fed chair'

Release of DEA Agent Kiki Camarena’s "Murderer" Is Game Changer for CIA

Porn Professor Hugo Schwyzer Comes Clean About His Twitter Meltdown and Life as a Fraud

Had a cat scan today, they did one pass with oral glow juice, the came back for on with intravenous

Does the GOP want to do away with any Candy Crowlie/Obama "Please proceed, governor" debate

Second interview for full time job today!

Peyton Manning's head has exploded even more in size:

Know your BFEE: The Carlyle Group

Anybody use Credo phone service?

Saw a report about Kurt Zeller, who wants to be governor

Phoberiffic post in GD

Something more light - Brighton gay men's chorus sings "Its rainin men"

Oh God -- the guy who posted the Obama rodeo clown video says some people stuck a broom up


Tonight's John Denver interlude brought to you by...

Feral cat wranglers - some advice on a mother and kittens?

"New Study Finds High Levels of Arsenic in Groundwater Near Fracking Sites"

MLK's Birmingham Jail letter is not a mere Talking Point

Recently surfaced video of Japan 2011 Tsunami (25 mins)

Too many Americans on prescription drugs

has everyone seen the google doodle for today--erwin schroedinger's 126th birthday

Let's get this thing GOING: Nat'l Dem $$$$$ for Wendie DAVIS running for governor in TX!1

Senate intelligence panel could seek to declassify documents; it just doesn’t

Older DUers: Remember this one?

If not Hillary, then who?

Awesomely TimedPhotos

Photo From Speaker of the House's Balcony At US Capitol

Saudi prince defects: 'Brutality, oppression as govt scared of Arab revolts' (EXCLUSIVE)

Free Nabil Hadjarab From Guantanamo

NRA asks Supreme Court to lift ban on handgun sales to teens

Edward Snowden's Dad

body count in Under the Dome (spoiler alert)

Olympic-size 'North Pole Lake' once again turns to ice

Mystery memos fuel battle between Nevada, DOE over nuclear waste

Bradley Manning Vigil Tuesday 6–7 PM, E. Hennepin Avenue & Main Street, Minneapolis MN.

61 Reasons This Is the Most Anti-Environment House of Representatives in History

Louie Gohmert again saying that radical islamists are pretending to be hispanic.

Maddow Takes on GOP ‘Kooks’: Not Just Fringe, They’re Mainstream Now - video link

British Petroleum Sues U.S. Government.

Oliver Tears Apart Chris Matthews’ 2016 Fever: You Do This For A Living? - video link

Hey that kink in Mirt is still there. It is taking a long time to get back a notification on a

Transgender students now able to use preferred bathroom in school (Calif)

South Korea Rolls Out First Electric Road To Charge Electric Vehicles

West Hollywood's Pickup Trolley Line

South Korea Rolls Out First Electric Road To Charge Electric Vehicles

The intelligence committees, not the Obama admin, withheld information from members of Congress

The Lost Interview with Bill Gates - WBAI - Wed Aug 14, 8-9pm ET

This is cute - a "Call me maybe" mashup - Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders & US Military

John Oliver is on NJTV channel 23 now.

Day 36 of California Hunger Strike: Hundreds Still Protesting Isolation Policies

Large photo collection from Burning Man. Some not suitable for work.

Happy Birthday Cha~ from the BOG

Rodeo clown says he intended "no disrespect"

Exclusive: Video of 'Lame' Cattle Stirs New Concern Over Growth Drugs

Solitary Confinement: Cruel & Inhuman (in our name and with our tax dollars)

"Ah, come on! I want to play too!"

U.K. Discreetly Trimming to 180 or Fewer Nuclear Warheads

Sugar Warehouse...

Spying scandal sets back U.S. chances for fighter jet sale to Brazil

Solidarity Rally: Justice 4 Terrance Franklin on Aug. 17, 1pm at

Man dies after fall at Turner Field

During the summer, driving in Arizona isn't like driving in most other places.

Death by Corporation: America's Corporate Deathstar

Undercover Agents Infiltrated Tar Sands Activists To Break Up Planned Protest

US tests laser defence system on ship

California Billionaire Unveils Futuristic 'Hyperloop' Transport...

what critter is eating my basil and petunias??

GOP Treason - The Pillaging And Ransacking Of The Nation

Quick way to wear in a pair of hiking shoes without destroying your feet?

3 Years before the primaries, only political junkies had heard of...


"Conservatives" decide to start their own version of Media Matters...

Israel Faces Deepening Isolation, Kerry Warns

Armed Guards Get OK To Return To Wisconsin Mining Site

Report: Alvin Greene arrested (I've been wondering what's happened with him after the election)

Attention, Reince Priebus: Send in the clown cars

Obama Administration Releases Previously Secret Legal Opinion on NSA's Associational Tracking Progra

Dr. Margaret Flowers: "Stop the Trans-Pacific Partnership"

Dr. Margaret Flowers: "It's Time for Medicare-for-All"

OxyContin maker closely guards its list of suspect doctors

August 13: National Filet Mignon Day

Near-death experiences are 'electrical surge in dying brain'

'Obama rodeo clown' announcer resigns, school board launches investigation

7 Colombian soldiers charged for killing civilians to fake drug lord’s death

English pubs given protected status

Ibrahim Boubacar Keita wins Mali presidential election

N.C. sued soon after voter ID bill signed into law

NC NAACP sets news conference on elections changes

Perfect sleeping weather

Israel shoots down rocket targeting resort city Eilat

Voters mad about NSA spying face uphill battle

A litmus test for anti-Muslim bigotry - good read

Bloomberg said they go to where the crimes are

PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder Phil Zimmermann on the surveillance society

Has anyone heard about " 40 Days of Dating" ?


In a letter, George Orwell explains why he wrote 1984 (foreshadowing):

Palestinian prisoners 'moved' before Israel release

Spain complains to US about reported NSA spying activities

Ally and Target: US Intelligence Watches Germany Closely

Obama and Media Pushing Larry 'The Looter' Summers for the Fed and Blocking the Woman Who Should

Gov. McCrory quietly signs Republican-backed bill making sweeping changes to NC voting

An End to NYPD's Racist Stop-and-Frisk? What You Need to Know About the Landmark Ruling

Next Fed Head Should Meet the Bernie Sanders/Elizabeth Warren Standard

Energy Unicorns and Delusional Greenwashing of Industrial Civilization

Obama Seems Lost in the 'War on Terror'

How Laura Poitras Helped Snowden Spill His Secrets

gunnut fearmongering at it again

This Week in 'Nation' History:James Baldwin's Four Decades of Prophecy, Confession, Emotion & Style

Don't Kill Fannie Mae

Letter: Trans Pacific Partnership is a terrible deal for U.S.

Luckovich: Seeking Asylum

Small town provides big training value

Eating oily fish 'halves rheumatoid arthritis risk'

In Europe, Neanderthals Beat Homo Sapiens to Specialized Tools

Why American Needs Health Insurance Reform. And Why You Need Affordable Health Insurance.

Eugene Robinson: What NSA Reforms?

Oh so puzzling. Answer sought about the number of Republican scientists?

Here is a new way for candidates to run for POTUS, maybe even an orginal.

Another Obamacare delay: Out-of-pocket caps waived for a year

Unsealed court-settlement documents reveal banks stole $trillions' worth of houses

Because corporations don't have enough rights and power: The TPP & "investor rights"

Death by Corporation: America's Corporate Deathstar

Mototaxi driver set on fire and killed (Spanish)

Russians report structural faults in Caracas-based housing complex

Anthony Weiner: 'I Do' Know Huma Abedin's Role In Hillary Clinton's 2016 Campaign

Former Senate candidate Alvin Greene arrested

The Suicidal Soldier Myth

Tiuna City awarded as best project funded by China ( same place as previous post)

"Obama's Intelligence Chief [James Clapper]Will Head Up the Promised NSA Review"

Autism Risk May Be Raised for Children When Labor Induced

Insight - As Afghanistan endgame looms, a deadly edge to India-Pakistan rivalry

Anti-Immigration advocates can't even organize a mob . . . outside of Congress

U.S. should hold confidential direct talks with Iran - think tank

Spell Check. I'm old. Could die before it finishes checking, lol.....

Tracking the Cuts: The Dismantling of our Public Schools

Intelligence committee withheld key file before critical NSA vote

The Free-Trade Job-Loss Express Is Coming Straight At Us

How Laura Poitras Helped Snowden Spill His Secrets

Eugene Robinson asks "What NSA reforms?"

Restore Honor and Pardon Edward Snowden

Hillary Hits Hard on Voting Rights - Says Discrimination Deniers 'Must Not Be Paying Attention'

Clashes break out in Cairo between pro-and anti-Mursi factions

Let’s Talk about a Real Healthcare System (And, No, I Don't Mean "Obamacare")

Snowden: Greenwald Was ‘Annoyed That I Was Younger’ Than He Expected

Today in Peace and Justice history on August 13, 1971

Today in Peace and Justice history on August 13, 1971

Robert Reich:“Viewers are surfing through hundreds of channels & will stop for a gladiator contest.”

IOC chair calls move to boycott "political" and "based on lies"

Err In The Direction of Kindness

Troubling Questions: No-Spy Pact Backfires on Berlin

The Supreme Court of India’s Judgment on the Kudankulam Nuclear Plant

Olympic Committee threatens to punish athletes who fight for gay Russians

6 Worst Reactions to Edward Snowden's NSA Leaks

Government News.

Disenfranchised 92yo black woman sues just hours after NC gov. signs voter ID law

Know what day it is, Kids?

Papantonio: Right Wing Media's Downward Spiral

Snowden: NSA targeted journalists critical of government after 9/11

The Fiscal Side of Fighting Terror

UFO Welcome Center

(ooh, big surprise) Penny Pritzker and Michael Froman push for TPP

NSA, etc= Cash Cow for Contractors...HUGE Cost To Taxpayers

"Cut twice and then measure." Please come CAPTION Bill O'Reilly!!!

Q. & A.: Edward Snowden Speaks to Peter Maass: First question NYT asks: Why didn't you leak to us?

U.S. court demands decision on Nevada nuclear waste project

The Shari'a and Islamic Criminal Justice in Time of War and Peace

The Real Death Panels

Zimbabwe's Mugabe plans 'final phase' of black ownership plan

World's Most Expensive Pocketbooks (Can't Believe It Came Up On Search)

Tuesday Toon Roundup 1- Repubs

Tuesday Toon Roundup 2- Vacation

Tuesday Toon Roundup 3- Snooping

Tuesday Toon Roundup 4- The Rest

Justice Dept. Files Lawsuit to Block US Airways-American Merger

The Entire History of the World in a Chart/Map!

Why not bring this up the GOP when they talk govt. size???

Snowden:After 9/11-The most important news outlets in America abdicated their role as check to power

Check THIS Out: Clapper's whole career is based on lying to the American public for his bosses.

I love this sign!!!!

Michelle Obama Releasing Rap Album

Fracker Plans Tour of NE PA for Ukrainian Activists - Cancels When They Find Talk With PA Activists

They're disrespecting our President!

The wealthy are doing just fine around here...

Would a system based solely on renewables

Check out the crosswalk outside the Russian embassy in Stockholm....

Better Weather Analysis Could Lead to Cheaper Renewables

Exclusive: After Multiple Denials, CIA Admits to Snooping on Noam Chomsky

Rep. Steve King's latest tirade: "Latino Immigrants Are From A Violent Civilization"

Can't You at Least Wait Until Jon Stewart Gets Back - 2016 Presidential Election Coverage

PHOTOS: Hardly Anyone Showed Up To Steve King’s Anti-Immigration Reform Rally

"America is great because she is good." Alexis de Tocqueville

.DC Ambulance on White House Call Runs Out of Gas.

(Awesome) How the Dutch sure are "Putin" him in his place....

Papantonio: Fighting Back The Privatization Machine

The Rude Pundit: What's Going On

Ex-TNGA House Wolverine Superhero Jerome Cochran Vows to Win 1st Judicial District DAG Race

The North Carolina Sons of Liberty

"Two deuces." "What's in your hand?" Please come CAPTION Sean Has-been and Rush Landfill!!!

Snowden, "famously paranoid"

Until last week, the official policy of one Virginia city was to assume all rape victims were lying

Pic Of The Moment: GOP Rep. Says House Republicans "Probably" Have Enough Votes To Impeach Obama

Kugluktuk, Canada: Yesterday's high temp 85F on the shores of the Arctic Ocean

What's for Dinner ~ Tuesday August 13th

I don't think that everyone who thinks Snowden being in Russia is OK,

The Most Valuable Sports Franchises [Infographic]

Businessweek: 'Your Medical Records Are for Sale'

Truth and Consequences

Canada train blast: Lac-Megantic rail firm sanctioned

Monsanto’s SmartStax maize ‘to be approved for growth in October’ in EU

Why #SolidarityisforWhiteWomen Is So Important

Can anyone explain why the President is pushing terrible FTAs?

Some possibly interesting facts about ocean shipping

Just set back and watch the right defeat itself

Looking for the perfect pizza dough

those crackpots on the right

"What have the Romans ever done for us!"

Samsung: We're a Korean company starting to really mess with the order of things

Owner of Snowden’s Email Service on Why He Closed Lavabit Rather Than Comply With Gov’t

The Love Boat turns deadly.

Smartphone pictures pose privacy risks (I assumed most people knew this, but....)

We Are The Pigs

6 People Killed During Stolen Truck Police Chase

Norway bars Apple from taking aerial photos of Oslo

Japan breaks all-time heat record

A rough summer for extreme weather in China

Russian sports official puts Nazis, gays in same category

Hillary Clinton slams ‘unseemly rush’ of voter suppression bills since Supreme Court verdict

Spotted along 17 Mile Drive, Monterey

North Carolina Poster Child For Permanent GOP Totalitarian Rule - Coming To A State Near You.

Court: Obama broke law with nuke delay

Demographics Doesn't Scare GOP - Voting While Being Brown Will Just Be Illegal By The Time They Are

Last ride

MO Lt. Gov. Threatens “Right-to-Work” Hail Mary, Wants Issue on the Ballot to Prevent Nixon Veto

Dave Sitton: Always with a smile, ‘The Mayor’ was Tucson

Russia's Awful Anti-Gay Policies Could Kill Its Cities

Another key provision of Obamacare delayed

SIEU President Mary Kay Henry Goes On The Colbert Report

Mayors Abandon Bloomberg’s Gun Control Group

Outgoing rector warns Virginia on gay marriage

The Racist Bigoted GOP Policies Are Turning The American Flag Into A Meaningless Rag

Oregon Democrats, you guys are having a blast!

Irony Abounds As Trump Labels U.S. “Laughingstock”

Swastika drawn in elevator of Google building in Chelsea

New profile of Snowden’s trusted ally illustrates importance of opsec

The Snowden Fallout

Right-Wing Media Act As Russia's PR Agents In Anti-Gay Crackdown

Lynne Stewart, Dying Lawyer Convicted of Supporting Terrorism, Denied Compassionate Release

Seniors Are Turning Against Republican Party

Bush Family Fortunes - a film by Greg Palast

Bottle light inventor proud to be poor

Nuclear Weapons Plant To Be Home To Largest Federally Funded Wind Farm

Sick of Homosexuality, Religious Family Gets Lost at Sea

WRITERS, HELP: Putting together a press release - how do I attribute a quote?

Until Last Week, The Official Policy Of One Virginia City Was To Assume All Rape Victims Were Lying

Weiner needs to STFU. Opining on Hillary '16

Bright Explosion on the Moon

Free Kindle book: Basic Knitting

Free Kindle book: Basic Knitting

Larry Summers Made Out Like a Bandit on Wall Street: That May Be His Key Credential to Head the Fed

Clinton Answers Republican Messages Before 2016 Primaries

back in motor vehicles hell

Happy 87th birthday Fidel

Rise in U.S. Retail Sales Points to Pickup in Spending

Credit Card Delinquency Rate Falls To Lowest Level In 19 Years

New Yorkers recall ‘stop-and-frisk’ harassment

Bamboozled: Life-saving transplant denied, health insurance canceled over 26-cent shortfall

New Golf Truth Movement

Dog plays fetch with a stream

Racist Idiot Steve King Says Idiotic Racist Crap to other Racist Idiots, Just Not Very Many of Them

Let's all drink to our Administrators

People Worship Weeping Tree In California, Tears Are Actually Insect Excrement

I guess I sold a painting

How do I discontinue my monthly contribution?

A push for harmony among workers, young and old

NSA Plans to Eliminate System Administrators

Fellow always a do good-er

I was going through some older photos.

http://www.I'm thinking of changing my name

I heard the sounds of a man's life ending yesterday. Another healthcare tragedy.

Happy Birthday Comandante -

A great response to a Twit (Rick Santorum) on Twitter....

How PBS Censored Documentary On The Koch Brothers - Tia Lessin Discusses

Forever friends:

Atlantic Hurricane Season May Spark to Life Next Week After Lull

Sen. Hagan Calls On Holder To Review North Carolina Voting Law

Health Law Success Hinges on Combating ‘Misinformation’

Ackman quits J.C. Penney board, ending feud

Rand Paul is dead wrong about Milton Friedman

SEC wins dismissal of lawsuit over handling of $7 billion Stanford fraud

U.S. WikiLeaks judge overrules objections on classified testimony


U.S. Population Distribution by Age, 1900 through 2060

U.S. Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., on NSA and Snowden.

Teenage Exorcists

Why y'all didn't tell me how good massages are?

The Search for the Dead: Exhumation of bodies set to begin at shuttered Dozier juvenile detention fa

Mind Over Mechanics.


CSEA endorses Spitzer for NYC Comptroller

Lawsuit alleges Galveston police brutality

Kanye West Buys Two Of The Third World Dictator's Car Of Choice For $1 Million Each

We're Fracking The Ocean. Near A Fault Line. What Could Go Wrong?

Democrats for New York City Mayor to meet in first debate

Gazprom's Oil Arm Signs Strategic Deal With Halliburton

2012 Great Plains drought not (necessarily) caused by climate change

There are two Snowdens: the whistle-blower, and the seemingly random leaker who is willing

6.7 quake in the Pacific Ocean near Columbia

Feds challenge US Airways/American merger

Thom Hartmann: What If the NYPD patted down briefcase-holding whites at gunpoint?

PETITION: Ask NBC To Add Rachel Maddow As Human Rights Correspondent In Olympics Coverage

Thom Hartmann: If Sports Had No Rules...

Michael Bloomberg and Ray Kelly flip out over Stop and Frisk Ruling

Highest winter losses in recent years for honey bees in Scotland

Artificial Kidney Holds Promise for Vast Majority on Dialysis

Russia Today: Putin's Weapon in the War of Images

Rival to Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes gets two more big endorsements

And if Russia bans 'homosexual propaganda' then how will they deal with this?

Turmoil Of Arab Spring, Rise In Number Of Israeli Settlers Make For Worse Odds For Peace Deal

Former Internet Provider Gagged by National Security Letter Recounts How He Was Silenced for 6 Years

Major Air Force Nuke Unit Fails Inspection After 'Fumbling' Key Exercise

Anyone Know Where I Can Buy Liberal/Obama Address Labels?

Mystery 'Angel' Priest Appears At Missouri Car Crash, Performs 'Miracle,' Then Disappears

So, what are the actual concrete accomplishments of the Obama administration?

Fuel Cell Innovation By UNIST Researchers

Kerry Tells Netanyahu: Israel's Settlement Activity Violates Terms Of Peace Talks

If the rich HAD to give some of their money back, where would you prefer it go?

The Onion takes on the Iowa State Fair

Fox News "Reports" on SNAP: Binging, Losers, And "Too Much Food"

Quinnipiac poll released Tuesday:Bill De Blasio Leads In New NYC Mayoral Poll

Rutherford Institute Offers Assistance to Snowden Family

Science, Technology and the CIA (8-5-13 Update to The National Security Archive Electronic Briefing

The Cowboys are moving to Frisco!

I am now a Believer!

President Bush’s unnecessary heart surgery

Bill de Blasio surges into lead in new poll in race for New York City mayor

Will Release of Palestinians Who Killed Israelis Bring Peace?

Thom Hartmann: NSA may expand its invasive snooping powers?

U.S. Budget Deficit Down 37.6 Percent Through July: CBO

Birth father arrested in 'Baby Veronica' adoption fight

Judge rules baby can't be named "Messiah"

Radioactive Water Leaks from Fukushima: What We Know

The Hill: White House denies intel chief will lead NSA surveillance review

Family at it again. Job...

I have a question about home wiring.

Police Officer Who Punched Woman At Parade Gets Job Back

How do I start a petition for Disney to make a stand alone Darth Maul flick?

Video captures Florida sinkhole destroying building outside Disney

A Young Conservative Doesn't Understand the Constitution

Is Atheism Just Another Old Boys Club?

Why Russia's Sochi Olympics are now a battleground for gay rights

De Blasio Takes Lead Among Democrats in New York Mayoral Race

300 year old recipes

New Super-Fast Transport System Powered By Passengers’ Screams

The Constant Attacks On Prosense Have Gotten Out Of Hand

Religion in foreign policy?: How to get it right

Colorado Boy Asks Nation Not To Find His Missing Little Brother

Catholic Bishop to Pro-Life Groups: 'Merely Anti-Abortion' Not Enough

The unpredictability of hurricanes.

A full-sunlight-driven photocatalyst with super long-persistent energy storage ability

Fr. James Martin: Three Steps to Reduce Income Disparities

Rose Garden Arena renamed the Moda Center

This Amazing Animated Chart Shows The Aging Of America 1900-2060:

Is there a better term than "Stop and Frisk"?

Big pharma's role in meth production

Obama’s vacations and golfing by the numbers (Crushes the GOP Script)

‘The Onion’ Encourages Israel And Palestine Not To Give A Single, Goddamn Inch

A loner's dream.

OpenCarry gun nuts and Joe FRIDAY

NYC Mayoral Candidates' Ads

A spinning Government is a Lying Government

Arlington SWAT Team Raids Commune Looking for Weed, Finds Only Hippies and Tall Grass

Joan Walsh: GOP’s rodeo of racism blows up

AG: Queens Woman Posed As Sandy Victim To Collect Benefits

I recntly posted a graphic on FaceBook of a quote by Michele Bachmann from Fox news Aug 1st 2013.

Whoops! Bra cup sizes of Detroit female officers emailed to entire police force

Using silicone cake molds - Update - FAILED

Toothy pacu fish caught in Swedish waters; skinny dippers are warned

Going to my Teabagger Rep's town hall. Help me with ideas for a question

Former Guantanamo Prosecutor: "We Tried to Jury Rig Process"

Krystal Ball quote

Mental health key to Manning defense

Not The Onion: San Diego mayor Bob Filner banned from Hooters!

Near-death study: Brains explode with activity as heart stops

Writer's challenge: How would Rush Limbaugh have written "Elysium"?

So do you think John Henry will someday trade the Boston Globe for some player for the Red Sox?

House at risk in 2014 unless GOP offers agenda (writes BYRON YORK, right wing columnist)

Machias Blueberry Festival this weekend a "Breast Feeding Friendly Event"

It Keeps Getting Cheaper To Install Solar Panels In The U.S.

Looks like the Oprah racism story was bullshit after all

'The majority is at risk'

Lunch today:

Wasn't Joey from Friends in this last time?

Gay British man attacked in Haiti at his engagement celebration

Lobbyist Secretly Wrote House Dems' Letter Urging Weaker Investor Protections

Thank you President Pena Nieto, it's a start.

Speaking of jerking off ....

Slow Response by Georgians to Mob Attack on Gay Rally

Particle Physicists Want A New Collider To Study The Higgs

Texas Defends Voting Laws: We Don't Want Democrats To Vote

CCTV: Fukushima Radiation Leakage Still Going on

Remember Blackhawks Lawn? Ready for R*dsk*ns Lawn?

Calls for seafood tests due to radiation leak in Japan

White House denies intel chief will lead NSA surveillance

'In Cold Blood' killers' DNA not linked to Fla. quadruple murder

Comedian Bill Burr on Edward Snowden

MRSA Strain in Humans Originally Came from Cattle

Turley: "Machines Don't Leak!"

Ash falling onto my patio from the Patch Springs fire.

Baby corals pass the acid test

Passage of Medical MJ Laws Associated With Reduced Number of Alcohol-Related Traffic Fatalities

My idea about organ donation, what do you think?

Most honest person in the White House,

U.S. Seeks to Block Airline Merger.

A short family visit - mending fences, watching a parent fail, and a dash of politics....

Snyder: 'You can be a Christian and be gay at the same time' Former President of YDA

Taiji slaughter begins again Sept. 2013

Please, if you can, tell the Faroe Islands to STOP the slaughter of these sentient beings!

Dear Daughter: I Hope You Have Awesome Sex

Authorities release sketch of suspects, seek public's assistance

What happened to SE 'my Cupp runneth over with stupidity'

I'll ask this only once: What has Israel ever done to us?

How PBS Censored Koch Brothers Documentary - Tia Lessin Discusses

Statement by TWU on Department of Justice Actions to Block American/US Airways Merge

Broke down and saw "Elysium." **No Spoilers**

As Pressure Mounts, Holder Acts on Sentencing Reform (FEATURE)

Bing calls for removal of petroleum coke along Detroit River

Report: Iran's New Defense Minister Plotted Terror Attacks

Atlanta boy goes on transplant list after earlier refusal: family

Citizen Koch Trailer

Islamist group claims rocket fire on Eilat, says no Israeli city is safe

Looking For YOUTUBE Video. Arrogant Guy Leaves Message for His Blind Date

Something to share with the the tea partiers and right wing extremists in your life

Wild caught Dingo, working on title of our worst dog ever...

New materials for bio-based hydrogen synthesis

Two men charged in Miami with financing foreign terrorist groups

My Abusing Crook (Tom Petters Ponzi Scheme) Seeks Less Jail Time and I Must Agree!

CARTOON: Jim Crow Is Back!

Amazing how long this bogus "only metadata" meme can hang on

Al-Qaeda Expands In Syria Via Islamic State

‘The Onion’ Encourages Israel And Palestine Not To Give A Single, Goddamn Inch

Cory Booker's minister wants to restrict voting to Christians only.

Arms Shipments Seen From Sudan to Syria Rebels

Rush Limbaugh doubles down on his "Oprah is fat" comment...

Steve King lumps all Latinos as "violent"

Pro-Mursi Protester Shot Dead As Egypt Standoff Intensifies

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Wednesday, 14 August 2013

Kerry Visit To Brazil Overshadowed By NSA Spying Controversy

Blessed are the Peace Chickens?? LECs?

Grassley releases schedule for the August break

Four Children And Two Adults Killed, Several Injured In Texas Stolen Truck Crash

EXCLUSIVE: Attorney for Ibragim Todashev's Family Divulges Details In FBI Shooting Death

And yet we're supposed to believe Snowden is the intolerable security leak

Teen Added to Heart Transplant List After Hospital's Change of Heart, Family Says

Over 100 economists sign petition to raise the minimum wage

Photojournalist essay - Fukushima 360

Health Care Law Presents Complex Choices For People With Disabilities

Canada: Social conservatives attack government over pro-gay stance on Russia


CNN Puts Hate Group Leader On TV And He Predictably Insults Transgender Man

Rand Paul Face Plants On Fox News By Not Knowing What The President Actually Does

Intelligence Committee Withheld Key File Before Critical NSA Vote, Amash Claims