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Archives: August 17, 2013

Wyden: "rules prohibit us from confirming or denying some of the details in today's press reports"

Mexico airline apologizes for light-skin casting

Mexico airline apologizes for light-skin casting

Fat Sick & Nearly Dead

Right Before Snowden Leaks, President Obama Fired Nearly All Members On Key Intelligence Advisory

RARE photo of a falcon nesting in a tree

Corrupt Cops Caught by Their Own Cruiser Camera

Adam Kinzinger: Defunding Obamacare Will Cost Republicans House Majority (VIDEO)

Scott Pelley earns his government paycheck

Disgusting: Wikileaks store carries pro-Snowden t-shirt product by Obama-hate designer

At Home with the KKK (pic heavy)

"always comply with the TSA because they have a lot of power over individual citizens"

"Stranded killer whale rescued from B.C. bay"

The Unsavory Truth Behind the Move to Take Wolves Off the Endangered List

How to make a living after defecting to North Korea

August Photo Contest - Preliminary Group 1

August Photo Contest - Preliminary Group 2

August Photo Contest - Preliminary Group 3

This Christian Preacher Has No Idea Why His eBook’s Cover is Unintentionally Hilarious…

August Photo Contest - Prelimaries are up in General Discussion

Grover Norquist supports Scott Walker for 2016

Sheriff Says Crosses to Be Put Where Bodies Found

Sheriff Says Crosses to Be Put Where Bodies Found

The YouToons Get Ready for Obamacare...Poll

Capitalism, Genocide & Colombia

#OpEgypt: Mainstream media likes simple labels

Solar Power (Inc.) reports big quarterly loss

How polite is the UK compared to the US?

Battle for Canada’s airwaves grows fierce

Gov. Christie refuses to sign 3 gun bills, including version of weapon ban he called for

More of the Best Nature GIFs on the Web

It's all hype

How would it work, given the existence of the Internet, to "dismantle the security state"?

Long Island man charged in mop attack on neighbor's daughter

Government treating NHS like failing bank, says Lancet

Stop the Lies - "Clapper lied to Congress"

Fracking: 'blanket opposition' risks ignoring needs of fuel-poor, says CofE

I started to post this in GD but I'm afraid they'd go bonkers. Weirdest damn story I've ever heard.

More illegal raids on "dirty hippie" types raising their own organic food.

Freedom of the Press Foundation: "Bradley Manning Did Not Hurt the United States"

Saudi Arabia’s large-scale renewable energy plan

Poll Shows New Yorkers Are Deeply Conflicted Over Bloomberg’s Legacy

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF! Friday, Best of Malloy & a new Kitteh gif

Pakistani politician cheered and jeered for leaping on gunman

"Accuracy in Media" founder Cliff Kincaid: S.E. Cupp NOT HOMOPHOBIC ENOUGH for the right!

Just watched The Avengers for the fifth time

Luckovich Toon- Taken Hostage

"If the RNC only lets Fox in, how will they tell the candidates from the reporters?”

Abortion coverage for Congress under health law?

Politician's homophobic remarks come to light - now she's being publicly criticized by Julian Castro

Michigan Republican David Camp says will not run for Senate

Rooftop Solar Outperforms S&P 500 in 13 States

How are the Japanese people coping with Fukushima and the ongoing disaster?

Transparency? The word games behind the defense of NSA surveillance

Anthony Weiner Responds To Staffer Affair Report: 'Never Had Inappropriate Relationship With A Staff

Can someone, anyone, please take down the SEC?

"Anyone Who Tries to Organize People ... is Threatened"

UMWA ratifies new contract with Patriot Coal

Photo inspired Norman Rockwell painting

Press Release: UMWA members ratify settlement with Patriot Coal

N.S.A. Calls Violations of Privacy ‘Minuscule’

IRS lawyers defend $2B tax bill to Bill Davidson estate (Davidson former Detroit Pistons owner)

This was May, 2013. (graphic photo warning)

Big Three telecoms to change tack in anti-Verizon crusade Add to ...

A few thoughts on the Egyptian generals' point of view.

History is a Weapon

Pennsylvania State System of Higher Ed taken over by Jeb Bush Acolyte and School Voucher Creator

Early mugshot of MFM

Senseo coffee maker equivalent?

The usual Lounge suspects

The Lounge Security Squad undercover

Railroads confident they'll keep winning a slice of crude oil-moving business

Keystone XL pipeline arguments focus on Canada's stance on emissions

YES!: Putting Workers on TV: MSNBC’s Chris Hayes on Bringing Labor to Prime Time

Mom washed our mittens

Ron Paul Channel's very first show: Interview with Greenwald

Just scored a DVD of the COMPLETE & ORIGINAL Fritz Lang's 'Metropolis'

Musician David Rovics refused entry to New Zealand and Australia

It's a shame that Democratic abandonment of anti-war has left the door open to Ron Paul types

Wow. With all these NSA revelations rolling in Obama's legacy may not be Obamacare.

Re-elect Annise Parker for Mayor of Houston. (Logo in stained glass)

The Truth About Egypt

Introducing SOPA v. 3.0!

DHHS workers getting hefty raises unqualified for top jobs

California congresscritter says there is no crime in banking...

You've got to see this editorial by DC news anchor Jim Vance

Amazon bans students from taking rented textbooks across state lines

Assange Says Rand Paul Is The Only Hope For America

'Grassroots' Egging On GOP Suicide Mission

When will Democratic Politiians get tough on the GOP ?

Which of your senators or representatives will have to use

CIA acknowledges its mysterious Area 51 test site for first time


Report Says Texas Nursing Homes Are the Worst in the Country

I don't know about the US government, but I'm boycotting the Sochi Olympics and its sponsors.


Note to future Presidents

Va. first lady bought stock in Star Scientific

"When dealing with terrorism, the consideration of civil and human rights are not applicable..."

Our job at the DU ...

Post your favourite 'local' songs here:

The U.S. may not be officially boycotting, but I am.

Rand Paul in his own words

After I had my heart attack a few years back, our GSD stayed very close to me.

My post poking fun at Bansalot was locked

Women who fear being forced to marry abroad told to hide spoon in underwear

A glitch on the 'My Profile' - 'Recs' page?

Well, you almost lost the game, Tebow...

Judge Orders SUNY Downstate To Partially Restore Services To Long Island College Hospital

Strange how the same people running around calling everyone Authoritarians

Scotland Yard investigating News International as 'corporate suspect' over hacking and bribing

Apple Goes On A Hiring Spree In China

Based on the recent NSA revelations the professional left

JPMorgan in $23 million settlement with clients over Lehman Brothers

E-cigarettes could significantly cut tobacco use: Study

Comet ISON may not be the comet of the century after all...

New York City mayor says fingerprints should be used to access public housing

Power companies dangle free nights and weekends

mind blowing dancing

Colorfull Dancing

I just had to moon you guys.

"Wrapped in the Flag. A Personal History of America's Radical Right" by Claire Conner

So I have found out that I don't need a drivers license before going for a motorcycle license!

Ann Kristin Neuhaus, Doctor And Tiller Colleague, Is The Latest Casualty In Kansas Abortion War

"10 Ways Republicans Have Blown Their Own Minority Outreach Strategy"

Wisconsin Democrat who infiltrated ALEC: ‘They don’t want people involved in the political process’

Seattle police to distribute munchies at Hempfest

Parents charged after their infant dies while driving in their hot car with no AC

Does anyone else have a gut feeling.............

Our beautiful valley is on fire

decisions ,decisions .Retire and go around making speeches for millions or

MMM... imagine that... Texans asking for some regulations on those Greedy Oil companies

"Blood and Chaos Prevail in Egypt"--comprehensive New York Times report.

"La Luz de Germs" at the Vincent Price Art Museum...

Warning!!! Cute Meter Breaker!

To all my Jints friends out there...

Dripping with green ooze and sinister with latent horror. Hmmm, tasty!

4 Year Olds Bucket List - Water is Life

Juan Cole | Egypt's Waco

August 17: National Vanilla Custard Day

100 Years Of Tax Rates For The 0.01% !!

Another 17yr teen was abducted..strange that there is not nearly the same media exposure for her....

Mark Fiore: NSA Spying Keeps Fear Fresh

Stephen Colbert's 'Best Segment Ever' Will Make You Feel So Many Things (Must Watch)

Video of a woman breaking up a fight between 2 bears:

Your mama always knows when you are lying...

Warning: Do NOT do a Internet search for the phrase "I am Spartacus because Benghazi."

Egypt rounds up Brotherhood supporters after day of carnage

Met investigating Rupert Murdoch firm News International as 'corporate suspect'

The GOP suicide pact continues:

DR Congo unrest: (82) Children freed from militia, says UN

Powerful and awesome monument to Nelson Mandela

Texas Towns Frack Their Way To Drought Conditions

I've gone from having too much time on my hands...

It’s not about Democracy: Top Ten Reasons Washington is Reluctant to cut off Egypt Aid

Egypt "descends into anarchy"

Conflict Kitchen

I want cake!

2 minutes of mindless fun for a Saturday:

5 Companies That Make Money By Keeping Americans Terrified of Terror Attacks

New York Times: Scott Stringer for NYC Comptroller

Shopping at Walmart

Rogue North Carolina Targets Student Voting

A Scandal That's Exposing Ugly Truths About the School Privatization Agenda

My get me through the day breakfast.

No "suggested amount" on donations page. I can't remember what the amount was and like most people

A hospital helps an elderly lady during her last days:

Attacks on Protesters in Cairo Were Calculated to Provoke, Some Say


Egypt considers dissolving Muslim Brotherhood

Red Brain, Blue Brain

Is this wrong? Strange bedfellows: Leahy finds ways to work with Tea Party darlings

Victory! Puget Sound’s Orcas Will Stay Protected

Kerry Was Right, Egypt Was NOT a Coup, Instead it Was a Paid Hit By the Gulf Kingdoms

GOP Has Declared Total Political War On Obama Care And Will Shut Down Country

Google Kills '20 Percent Time,' The Perk That Created Gmail, As They Become Just Another Corporation

Philadelphia Takes a Loan to Open Its Schools

Potential GOP Contenders To Date For President Are Really Scary

Kenya violence: 'Al-Shabab attack' kills four police

Here's Where Rand Paul Can Find 'Objective Evidence' of Vote Suppression

Many Wildfire Firefighters Have No Safety Net If They Are Hurt Or Killed

Why Would a Millennial Become a Priest or a Nun?

As convicts, staff swelter, prison system buys ‘climate-controlled’ pig barns

The Case For Giving Poor People Handouts With No Strings Attached

U.S., allies were near a deal for peaceful end to Egypt crisis- Military rejected it

How we've gotten to this point in the U.S.

Google goes dark for 2 minutes, kills 40% of world's net traffic

L.A.'s shooting season: from the doctor's view (Graphic Content Warning)

Here we go bashing teachers unions again

Only Teachers Would Put-up With This.

Struggling Immigrant Artist Tied to $80 Million New York Fraud

Reaganomics: 32 Years of Failed Policy - Interview with Richard Wolff

Weekend Toon Roundup 1- Egypt

Weekend Toon Roundup 2- Repubs

Weekend Toon Roundup 3- The Rest

The REAL News

"I dream of drowning repeatedly. Why is that?" Please come CAPTION Rush Limbaugh!!

Lying Sack of S*** of The Week: Reince Priebus

But of course, who knows how long the problem of annoying ads has been with us?

GOOD VIDEO: Texas Police Hit Organic Farm With Massive SWAT Raid

Sargent asks: "IS NOTHING SACRED?"

This is not about speed skating.

Interested in NC public schools? Check out this concept for fundraising.

Slate's Fred Kaplan: Stop Paying the Generals

Reagan Was An FBI Informer (reporting other actors whom he suspected of subversive activities)

Today in Peace and Justice history on August 17, 1966

Today in Peace and Justice history on August 17, 1966

It's all the fault of the MB. They brought mass murder

NSA Spying: The Three Pillars of Government Trust Have Fallen

Up to 100,000 face evacuation in Russia's flood-hit far east

Anything else is Kabuki Theater, IMHO

They collect your data...

Obama Has Not Delivered on May's Promise of Transparency on Drones

Welcome to Dewfeed--They stole our cat gifs!

16 of your favorite things that climate change is totally screwing up

NRA Video Promotes Ted Nugent's Fave Hobby: Shooting Feral Pigs From Helicopters

I believe the government when it says there was no domestic spying.

When someone tells you animals have no souls, send them this.....

LETTER From Obama "Specifically To Inform Congress" of NSA Spying-WITHHELD By House Intell Committee

Future Entrepreneurs: White Punks On Dope

A friendly warning to frequent blood donors: the blood test at the donation center


US Government Confirms Area 51 Exists, Provides Map

A black hole with a sink hole? . . . Please come CAPTION Numbnuts!!!

Calif. family plans to build massive $2B pyramid cross mausoleum east of Reno

Seder: Lying James Clapper To Possibly Head Spying Reform Program

Am I naive? too idealistic? Two life lessons - at a farmers market and from lunch with a friend.

What is the big deal about hairy legs?

Words of wisdom from women who write.

Tackling homophobia in sports

fuc*king scammers!

Koch brothers thrive on healthcare confusion

Voter Suppression & Racism: Rand Paul, 'The Great Defender' Can't

"And I dreamt I was flying....."

How confidential ARE employee surveys (administered by a 3rd party)?

An Astrologer's Guide To The USA

Chasing squirrels is suspected...

First person account of Time journalist caught up in Yesterday's violence in Cairo

So . . . . In this game you have to pick one . . . .

Wrestling legend comes out in favour of same-sex marriage

I don't know what to do about my dog

Watauga County Board Of Elections-CLEAR MISSION: "Suppress ANY & ALL Progressive Votes"

Egypt: Evidence points to torture carried out by Morsi supporters

Feral cat colonies could pose rabies risk, CDC says

Tesla Model S causes power blackout

OK Grits Are Groceries - Bwaaaaaaaaaaaaaah GOld for Brianna Rollins


John McCain Confronted by ‘A Taker’, A Citizen, A Taxpayer (VIDEO)

Maddow mocks the idea of Limbaugh hosting a GOP debate: ‘Seem like a plan?’

This is something conservatives need to remember...

TCM Schedule for Monday August 19 - Summer Under the Stars: Randolph Scott

Pig Boy: GOP Should Only Do Fox News Debates

Things that lower abortion rates...

Good News: Pa. voter ID law on hold for November election

Cayman Islands, US reach agreement on reporting Americans’ assets in Caribbean territory

Update: Police reiterate -- Hannah Anderson was the VICTIM.

This minister really ruined a wedding photo:

What’s the link between feminist movements and Violence Against Women?

Separation of church and state group backs parents of boy named Messiah

Rand/Ron Paul Political Twin - Mark Udall Says...

Republicans Suck

Should go viral: Historic fountain vandalized. Racist news readers blame Obama.

Divisions Widen Among Snowden's Supporters

Religion Histomap Puts 100,000 Years Of Religious History On A Single Page: Now On Ebay

Skinner was ahead of his times...

Rainbow-Colored Nail Polish Breaks Rules, Athlete Told in Moscow

Gudielines for posting to the General Discussion forum

ACLU: Who are the watchers? At least 5,000 are alleged child pornographers, report finds

For the moth lovers out there, some eye candy!

Do not re-elect this anti-governmental twit

Princess Diana Death: UK’s Scotland Yard Assessing New Information

LIVE NOW: Edward Pinkney Of Benton Harbor Discusses Grassroots Empowerment

Should Marijuana Be Legal for Religious Purposes?

Pizza with salmon and red pepper

Renovation of Crystal Cathedral praised as Christ-centered

San Francisco Tells Obnoxious Startup Bro to Screw Off Back to NYC

"I wish that I could talk in Technicolor."

Tebow completed 1 of 7 passes for minus-1 yard with an interception.

Seeing threats, feds target instructors of polygraph-beating methods

Muted hopes in Afghanistan

ICANN Kills Google's Latest Scheme In Their Quest To Make The Internet Their Private Monopoly

Oil-Pipeline Cracks Evading Robotic 'Smart Pigs'

Oh, knock it off. You're not fooling anybody.

You better watch out

Marine War Hero Eric Alva Excoriates A Texas Crowd Who Booed Him Because He Is Gay

Remember my thread about seeing a ringtail fox? I think I figured it out. *Lrg Pic inside*

Perry Under Investigation For Possible Abuse Of Office

How to trap a whistleblower

Jesus Christ..Enough of the anti-Obama NSA Spying issue..

Bloomberg blasts stop-and-frisk judge as ‘some woman’ who knows ‘zero’ about cops

What's for Dinner ~Saturday August 17th

NBC Says Hillary Clinton Miniseries May Never Go To Production

What sort of art do you have in your place?

Voter ID Clinics VERY IMPORTANT: Bookmark This Website!

If God made us in his image...

10 Ways Republicans have Blown their Own Minority Outreach Strategy (Nation of Change)

There was an attempted coup d'etat by Big Business to overthrow FDR in 1934...

Thanks, Obama.

Huge donation awaits UK Treasury - but there's a hitch

5 decades later, some JFK probe files still sealed

8 “Pastafarians” Detained in Moscow During "Pasta Procession"

Texas (naturally) deputy kills relative, sues woman.

Happy Birthday, 19th Amendment! (August 18, 1920)

Health Care Online Marketplace Exchanges (Opening Soon!)

Settlers defy stereotypes amid peace talks

Jetpack Joyride - PS3 - Review

Take the time to watch this,

Republican lawmaker pulls son from class over California transgender law

AP-NORC Poll: Parents back high-stakes testing

When I was a boy, (A little Saturday humor)

Competition Gets Gritty At Coney Island Sand Sculpture Contest

How people see me as a Liberal

Fort Hood suspect kicked gun from officer's hand

Bernanke Order for AIG Bailout Testimony Appealed by U.S.

Priebus project to train more Republican women candidates...

Big day for me and mine today.

7,000 Gun-Loving "Patriots" Living in an Walled Citadel Built Around an Arms Factory in Idaho

PHOTOS: Idaho's Beaver Creek Fire

Legalise marijuana, tax it – and end NYC's wrongheaded war on pot-NYC Comptroller John Liu

Why Would the NSA Want to Spy on Millions of Americans?

Ultraísta - You're Out (Prefuse 73 Remix)

Scotland Yard examines new information on death of Diana

Judge Sides With Couple Carelessly Shot by Cops (to the tune of 4 million dollars)

Think Progress: Is Obama Losing White Voters?

Miami Beach Cop Who Tasered, Killed Teenaged Tagger Has Questionable Duty Record.

So if I download encryption or browser protection

Free dyslexia test

Special Prosecutor to Investigate Rick Perry

Go to youtube, select any video, press pause,

Ghostery Reveals What Sites are Tracking You,

The choice to be child-free is admirable, not selfish

A tale of whoring Florida lobbyists. (It's always refreshing to hear it from a reporter.)

You have to admire a woman who doesn't change the choreography even when she loses half of her outfi

Hillary 2016!

IAAF makes "gay rights" jumper repaint "rainbow" nails

Every time Jimmie Johnson crashes....

Moving Above Ground: From Coal Mines to Clean Energy

Va. first lady bought stock in Star Scientific

A Next-Generation Transmission Line Technology Grows in China

Turkey PM condemns inaction on Egypt crisis

Happy Birthday Gillian 32 years .

Marines get blunt sex talk to prevent assault

Tennessee Republican tells 11 year old girl her father has to be deported as tea party crowd cheers

I can't seem to watch one video series in particular...

CEO Resigns From Booker’s Start-Up Amid Questions

I'm only here for one reason...

Hey, James Harrison of the Cin. Bengals! Say Hi to the DU Sports Lounge

Interfaith movement struggles to adapt to changing religious landscape

NY Times, Post Back Stringer In Comptroller Race- This is over Spitzer.

"Anti-Coup Alliance Statement on 'Friday of Anger’ Violent Attacks on Peaceful Protesters"

Wes Clark & Robin Wright on Egypt

Royals’ Miguel Tejada suspended 105 games by MLB for amphetamines

Empa scientists boost CdTe solar cell efficiency: The positive sides of doping

Judge finds Manning's acts 'wanton and reckless'

Question for those with multiple dogs


Toon: The D Team

Three in Four New Rooftop Solar Installations in California are Now Leased, not Purchased

Brooklyn family calls for justice after dad's death

Hands down best name I've ever found in genealogy research!

Favorite triathalon event?

MFM teases me a lot about my beer consumption, but I really don't drink that much.

So damn true - George Carlin - It's a big club and you ain't in it

Girl who never ages could hold secrets to immortality

Feds Threaten To Arrest Lavabit Founder For Shutting Down His Service

Another NSA "Bombshell" Starts to Fizzle Out, as Greenwald Pushes Government Conspiracy Theory

check out this photo in gd

Tennessee Republican tells girl her father has to be deported as tea party crowd cheers

Remember Obama said MAKE ME DO IT

What photographer can resist a glorious sunset?

‘Israel undermining Western diplomatic efforts in Egypt’

Detroit needs a couple signatures DUERS!!!!!!

If you get flashes of light in one of your eyes (particularly if middle-aged or older)...

Can anyone help me figure out how

Luckovich toon from yesterday.

Hardy Elementary School embraces the power of prayer

Protesters Ransack Ancient Treasures in Egypt's Malawi Museum

Racist group slamming Paul Ryan on immigration...

WOW!! I recorded the Ed Show and just watched it

Sunbots aim to slash the cost of solar arrays

EGYPTIAN ACTIVIST: Obama Can Take His Foreign Aid And 'Go To Hell'

RSD a 5k and me....dial up

The lipstick car

So, who are these people that are handling Edward Snowden?

Foreign workers, why are so many here? Everywhere I go at the beach

Vehicle to Grid Demonstration Project

I Just Got Back From Catholic Mass...And It Felt Like A Republican Fundraiser.

"Liberation" - A Short Anti-NeoCon Action Film

17 year hunt for mystery ailments answer is OVER

Who has seen The Butler? Just returned from a matinee

Reason 1,232 Why You Will Never Retire on your 401(k)

Anyone heard what is going on with Gmail landing page???

Vigilantes Emerge As Menacing Force In Egypt As Mosque Siege Ends

U.S. nuclear plants vulnerable to terrorists

Egypt: We May Despise The Muslim Brotherhood, But A Coup Is A Coup

What happens when you routinely eat high fat foods...

NREL Report Firms Up Land-Use Requirements of Solar (1,000 homes require 32 acres)

Hezbollah Ambushed Intruding Israeli Soldiers, Group's Chief Says

Orbits of Potentially Hazardous Asteroids

New Yorkers Test Micro Apartment

Daughters laptop is executing an IE of charactersfollowingit

EBook Sellers Strike Deal To Share Customer Details With Anti-Piracy Outfit

The Drone Industrialists: 'Don't Watch Us, We'll Watch You'

Report: BBC To Cut Israel 'Apartheid' Remarks From UK Concert Broadcast

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Full Movie)

Fifty Foot Hose - If Not This Time

Man arrested after dressing up as a dog and having sex with a cat

Tea party scumbags

"A Role Model for Security Savvy Journos" (Interview with Peter Maas about Laura Poitras)

Venezuela President: Israel, US Behind Morsi Ouster

There's no such thing as "privacy" online

Neocon Scholar: Keep Bloodying The Brotherhood

House of Flying Daggers (2004) FULL MOVIE

Death Or Love FULL MOVIE with English subtitles

Raise your hand if you remember who Oogie Pringle was.

Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon (English Dub) Full Movie

A thank you to Democratic Underground, and a plea.

Do you blame people who have fallen for insidious and incessant lying propaganda?

Alabama GOP purges pro-gay marriage member