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Archives: August 2, 2013

Pressure cooker/google search story DEBUNKED. Was based on employer tip, not google search

Trayvon Martin’s Parents Meet With Federal Authorities In Miami

Nature~ It's amazing!

Lord Howell apologises, says he meant 'north west', not 'north east', is desolate

Students at Prairie View A&M Claim County Violates Voting Rights Act

"Slow Turning" by John Hiatt, please help me post the video.

Employer Tipped Off Police To Pressure Cooker And Backpack Searches, Not Google

Dumb Criminals: Australian Man Destroys Karaoke Machine With Shovel

Arkansas school district's plan to arm teachers ruled illegal

Happy Hour with Will Shakespeare! Ask us anything...

The Wheels on Bloomberg's "Seaport City" Are Actually Turning!

NUEVO FOOD PORN from today's client photo shoot...WHO WANTS SOME BBQ?

Have we done ANYTHING right in the War on Terror?

Pitbulls one of most euthanized breed of dogs

Duke Energy Absconds With the Public's $3B for Nuke Plants

Manning WikiLeaks trial focus returns to State Department cables

U.S. to close some embassies Sunday for security reasons

Dog the bounty Hunter

Debunking the Renewables “Disinformation Campaign”

Hawaii Sets Aside $100,000 To Offer 17,000 Homeless People One-Way Airfare Back To The States

A day at the races: It's a dog's world!

Chris Hayes talks about the McPoverty Calculator.

Experts Struggling To Figure Out Why More Dolphins Are Dying Along S. Jersey Shore

Is this a sign of life?

..."(as a woman) as I struggle for others' acceptance - you see, I don't want children..."

The US is not as bad as China or Russia and Obama is not as bad as Bush!

Scott Walker's Crackdown on Free Speech Backfires

"Leave you sex drive at home for a week." (GOOD NEWS UPDATE!!!)

John Kerry says Egypt army is 'restoring democracy'

Germany's Helmut Kohl 'wanted half of Turks sent back'

Fort Hood shooting suspect renounces citizenship

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Johnny’s in the House! & a new Kitteh gif

Well if the NSA can decrypt so probably can other countries' spy agencies

Kansas meatpacker recalls beef on contamination issues

Democratic Divide Over NSA Could Pose Problem For Obama

Lobsterman Rescued At Sea, Kept Himself Afloat Using Ingenuity. (Great Read)

"If it was misleading, just know that my intention was the truth" (embarrassing)

Republicans Want Their Party to Change - Just Not the Way You Think

Must read: 25yo teacher's open letter to the state of NC

Oklahoma couples sue for marriage equality

Well known “Red State Blogger” life threatening disease w/o health insurance..

With Snowden Now Free In Russia, U.S. Has Few Options

GOP has been Rush Limbaugh's bellhop ever since he got influential

From an internet webpage:.......

Even if we concede to the magical thinking that XKeyscore will never be used against an American...

Larry Summers is...

Uh Oh.

6 new dogs!! Final Hours for Double Donations w/Ranger Memorial Fundraiser

Putting the nail in the phony-scandal coffin

The IRS and Me.

U.S. shutdown battle begins as Republicans kill spending measure

"Frank Little, murdered by capitalist interests for organizing and inspiring his fellow men."

French court lifts ban on growing Monsanto GMO corn

The most heartbreaking story you'll see here today. Guaranteed.

Obama open to making changes to surveillance, lawmakers say

Alison Grimes Campaign Kick Off

California: Misdemeanor drug arrests plummet following marijuana law change!

Army officer found guilty in Afghanistan shootings

"How to Identify a Cult" (how many of these six does the GOP base do?)

Report: Wildlife agency ignored whistle-blowers

Well. at lest I have not had to eat Ramen for breakfast, lunch, and dinner...

Ever been to a restaurant where the whole idea is to make you wait? Went out for dinner tonight.

Amazing - Sweden has run out of trash

Accenture (Enron scandal) in talks to buy Booz Allen (NSA leaking scandal)...birds of a feather

It is really hard not to say I told you so in regards to the jury system and minorities

The NSA issue. Do something, anything, even if it's wrong...........

Regional differences in abortion attitudes

Quinn Emphasizes Historic Nature Of Her Mayoral Campaign

S&P 500 closes above 1,700 points for first time

just got tagged with an anti-Merkely push poll

Rise in violence 'linked to climate change'

'Rent is too damn high' candidate backs Weiner

"The West Is On The Rise"

Are we allowed to post that we hope other forum members will die?

Strong anti-private school op-ed in right-wing paper.

"US Closing All Embassies In Middle East On Sunday Over Possible Threat From Al Qaeda"

Gun Deaths Since Newtown now exceeds U.S. Military deaths in 20 war-years

Femen's topless activists enter Russian embassy in Stockholm to protest anti-gay bill

Big California corporations parking $262 billion offshore

As Rhode Island and Minnesota join the evolved states, some thoughts.

Florida’s Education Chief Quits Amid Report That He Changed a School’s Rating.

Virginia's loss is North Carolina's gain.

I walk the shadows, searching for light,cold and alone, no comfort in sight.

Bahrain's Twitter Army Cracks Down on Dissent

Simply seagulls but something about it....

Camping just isn't the same without a camp fire :(

BART unions in SF Bay Area give 72-hour notice of second strike

Catholic School Fires Gay Teacher After Wedding.

OK - it's summer. Don't want a hot soup? How about this - a great, easy Gazpacho!

BREAKING: Gore's Climate Reality Project Joins Forces with President Obama's Organizing for Action

Texas faces looming shortage of execution drug pentobarbital

“Shame on them,” cried Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL).

Non-political piece for cat lovers.

Feds put heat on Web firms for master encryption keys

Ariel Castro's first night in jail as a convicted criminal

"Ontario byelections: NDP wins 2, Liberals hold 2"

BART unions give 72-hour courtesy strike notice

Councilwoman says she can’t be blamed in document forgeries because it was her staff

"Democrats Using Voting Rights Issues to Protect Senate Majority"

Federal Judge Dismisses States' Challenge to Dodd-Frank Law.

US fury at Snowden's Russian asylum

Nurse Charged With Assisting In Her Father's Death

75 Unforgettable Moments From Minnesota’s First Day Of Marriage Equality :)

Senate Easily Approves Obama’s U.N. Nominee

You Could Cut CEO Pay 75% And They Would Be Just Fine And You Could Hire Enough Workers

75 Unforgettable Moments From Minnesota’s First Day Of Marriage Equality :)

Possible al-Qaeda threat closes all US embassies Sunday across Middle East

Computer help needed - can't log on.

Open letter to the Executive Chairman and CEO of Google Inc. from Google Science Communication Fello

A Dozen Armed Agents Raid Animal Shelter to Execute Captive Baby Deer

Obama picks restructuring expert John Koskinen to head IRS

Bob Geary: How Democrats can reclaim North Carolina government

High negatives keep Cuccinelli, McAuliffe close in Virginia

Spitzer Gets Warm Receptions On Campaign Trail As Stringer Moves Forward With Policy Proposals

Can we discuss the issue of boycotts of states?

No deadline for peace talks with FARC: Colombia government

Einstein & Alex

America's Dangerous Pipelines

Proof the NSA did not spy on Michele Catalano after all: update from her blog.

Putin Shows Global Mojo to Russians as U.S. Fumes Over Snowden

Company to start slaughtering horses next week, despite arson and lawsuit

US embassies to shut on Sunday over 'security threat'

We need more than just a reform-minded President.

The Last Word - Ariel Castro: The delusions of a madman

The Last Word - Victim confronts Ariel Castro: ‘Your hell is just beginning’

Just like Jesse Owens showed Hitler, I hope LGBT athletes

Riley Cooper Has Now Received the Taiwanese Animation Treatment

Challenge accepted!

Krugman: 'The madness of the GOP is the central issue of our time'

Japanese utility, and the public, in dark about crippled nuclear plant

Pete Seeger- Die Gedanken Sind Frei

New Rick Ross song with Trayvon references

A person's type of happiness can affect their genes

Climate change on pace to occur 10 times faster than any change recorded in past 65 million years,

Two entertainers (?) who went bankrupt...

John Oliver Tears Into Fox News: Great For The ‘Saying Stupid Stuff On Television Industry’

Is there any way to automatically disable

Tom Cotton, Arkansas Rep., Took Student Loans, Voted Against Them

NRA Asks Supreme Court To Strike Down Gun Limits For Minors

Some background on the latest hero, blogger Michele Catalano,

Ex San Jose Teacher Guilty Of Molesting 5 Girls Faces 75 Years

Kentucky Senate Poll Shows Alison Lundergan Grimes A Serious Threat To Unpopular Mitch McConnell

Senate Approves Several Out Gay Nominees, With No Opposition 100,000 Signatures Needed by July 09, 2013 (Signature#124,092 on July 01, 2013)

Medicare for All’ would cover everyone, save billions in first year: new study

Giovanni Capriglione, Texas Republican, Thinks Wendy Davis Should Foot Bill For Special Sessions

I can't sleep. And I have to get up in 2 hours.

Fringe season 5

Mike Malloy: Student loan compromise ENSLAVES non-wealthy Americans!

Russian Gays Aren't the Only LGBTs Suffering

Forney police officer to be questioned over Zimmerman stop

I am going to have to start a new tweeter account.

Path to recalling Filner clears

Punk Prayer ~ Pussy Riot

Sen. Sherrod Brown and his dog

Ukraine feminists claim beatings after 'topless' protest against Putin

Tunisia Femen (Amina) activist freed pending trial

Police: Autistic man kept in 'dungeon-like' room

Has anyone heard from DemoTex recently?

artificial human chromosomes...

Obama visits top aides, Republican senators on budget shutdown

Nancy Mace (R-SC) expected to challenge Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC)

I just dozed off,

Just rewatched a Movie which I rarely do.

McCaskill, Ayotte Want Changes to MIA Program

Pentagon to probe alleged waste, fraud in MIA unit

Moving 500+ miles... SUCKS

North Carolina Gov Restricts Abortion, Offers the Ladies Cookies Instead

F.B.I. Said to Find It Could Not Have Averted Boston Attack

"We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be."

August 2: National Ice Cream Sandwich Day and International Beer Day.

Even in utter ubiquity, this is arguably one of the greatest songs ever produced...

August 2, 1813 Fort Stephenson, Sandusky County, Ohio

Japan deputy PM rejects resignation calls over Nazi remarks

Illinois university says professor who killed his Georgetown family will keep his job

I was 12 years old when the PATRIOT Act was passed.

Craigslist Ad Puts Cheater On Blast In Hilarious Listing For 'Plush-Ass' Mattress

A presdient's power to reform

10 of the Worst Terror Attacks by Extreme Christians and Far-Right White Men

Why Elites Want to Mask the Suffering of Poor Whites

Congress freaks over ACA Requirements: President personally steps in

Frugal smile here.

10 Million Americans Have Had Their Homes Taken Away by the Banks -- Often at the Point of a Gun

Amazon Is Worse Than Walmart

Saving the Gorillas—and Launching a Nation's Tourism Economy

Ooops - pay attention Eastern US folks

Non Sequitur today

NC: Battle royale with Old South vs New South

Will Iran Get a Bomb—or Be Bombed Itself—This Year?

Bureau of Investigative Journalism: Fresh Evidence of CIA Drone Strikes on Rescuers ('Double-Tap')

Models of Sustainability: Sweden Runs Out of Garbage

Global warming could cause 50 percent increase in violent conflict

US careful not to let Snowden destroy Russia ties

Koch brothers hire lobbyists to fight carbon tax, save poor and old people

Key points in the genetically modified food debate

Selfish traits not favoured by evolution, study shows

Gilbert & Sullivan's "I've Got A Little List" updated version.

The Real Change In The Cost Of A Big Mac If McDonald's Workers Were Paid $15 An Hour ---> Nothing

Roger Stone (Remember him?) & NY Post trying to spark new Spitzer 'sex scandal'

Mystery object falls from sky, area sealed off by military: 'Weather balloon', say officials

Bullshit! Archaeologists: We found piece of Jesus' cross

Despite boom, higher costs push Big Oil into slump

Political Hack with only bachelors degree is a finalist to manage 14 PA. Public Universities

EU Solar-Panel Accord With China Approved by European Commission

Mathematics, is it science, philosophy, or something else?

Suggestions for Europe on the cheap

The FBI Employs Hackers And Buys Spy Tools To Surveil Suspects

Kidnapping victime to Ariel Castro: "Your hell is just beginning."

Why Congress Cannot Bar an Atheist Military Chaplain

Ominous moment in Egypt

How Robert Bellah (1927-2013) Changed the Study of Religion

As solar panels pile up, China takes axe to polysilicon producers

Selfish traits not favoured by evolution, study shows

Gay California Catholic teacher's firing sparks online petition

The dawning of an interfaith movement in Pakistan

Army officer convicted in shooting deaths of 2 Afghans

Where do your dogs sleep at night?

USPS takes photos of all mail

Armed George Zimmerman Pulled Over for Speeding in Texas

Texas prison system running out of execution drug

For the purpose of clarification and apology only:

GOP Implosion: Rand Paul is Like Hitler Appeaser?

Noam Chomsky: Is Edward J. Snowden Aboard This Plane?

I hate distracting signs when I'm driving.

What's for Dinner ~ Friday August 2nd

What I just heard

GLBT inclusive congregation forced to sell church

WaPo: How Vermont could save the nation from patent trolls

Pentagon downplays prospects of cancelling F-35, bomber

Swaps Probe Finds Banks Manipulated Rate at Expense of Retirees

Columbus company helps transgender worker make transition

Aren't they dreamy? Or just a nightmare?

Are you folks watching Hayden

Taiwan Lawmakers Brawl in Parliament Over Nuclear Plant Vote

July payroll employment increases (+162,000); unemployment rate edges down (7.4%)

Us Chamber Of Commerce & US Assn Of MFG - Oxymorons Both Support Overseas Job Creation

Iraq Body Count Issues Statement on Manning Trial

July payroll employment rises (+162,000); unemployment rate drops (7.4%). Lowest since Dec. 2008

Ed FitzGerald calls for ethics probe of Gov. John Kasich, JobsOhio

Pat Oliphant' toon on whistle blowers

Inside Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood - video GRAPHIC WARNING

Unemployment 7.4% - lowest since

Groups blast state forest fracking plan (Ohio)

How can we do without the wonderful Harper's Index? Here is August's:

Iconic photo of Trayvon Martin's hoodie...

Fracking And The Giant Sucking Sound Most Production To Be Sent Overseas.

Creep - Radiohead.

PSA for men re micturition syncope: dangerous to pee standing up after waking from deep sleep

The Great Suppression

Women With Pre-Cancer Tumors Urged to Reconsider Surgery

Contradicting NSA claims, Sen Leahy hasn't seen "dozens or even several terrorist plots" thwarted by

FBI was aware of plan for snipers on Occupy Houston

Video: Recap of the Moral Monday protests.

The Word For Corporation Today Needs To Be Changed To "Corpse-oration".

Do you Trust this President and Congress to Overhaul Corporate Taxes

I don't have a problem saying I was wrong about the Catalono affair

the ravages of time

Study: Record 21 million young adults living with parents

the 113th congress. absolutely USELESS.

Girls commit dating violence as often as boys, studies show

U.S. gives seal of approval to Egypt's new leaders

Rise in violence 'linked to climate change'

So we're in a World Wide battle with an enemy we fund and supply arms to...

Gay Teacher Fired From Catholic School Shortly After Marriage Ceremony

Talk About Irony......

Campaign Finance Board's Staff Seeks to Deny Liu Public Funds

‘The Daily Show’ Hammers Fox News’ Coverage Of Striking Fast Food Workers (VIDEO)

Common Murder Weapons and Their Alternate Uses

U.S. Says Will Give Equal Treatment to Visas From Gay Spouses

A nagging thought on NSA surveillance, not terrorism related.

Most Of The New Jobs Were Part-Time

Party hearty.

Papantonio: Republicans Bent On Destruction Of Everything

Another family man from Cleveland. Please come CAPTION Ariel Castro!!!

Morning Bo

For those who need a smile today, and especially if you've had your heart broken...

Critical Thinking and Skepticism Are Always Necessary

ACLU: Edward Snowden is a Whistleblower

Love this room !

If Bradley Manning had murdered Iraqi civilians as a soldier, he’d be a hero.

Sunday is the Presidents birthday..

'Rent is too damn high' candidate Jimmy McMillan backs Weiner (and kisses a weatherman)

Another Machete Kills trailer! All new material

Congress to get Obamacare exemption

Frank Zappa supports the TATIP posthumously

Secular Group Objects to Quotes About God on US Passports

Germany Suspends Listening Agreements with the US and the UK

Bradley Manning and "hacker madness" scare tactic

LGBT athletes to be inducted in Hall of Fame

Zero squared divided by minus-impossible-one. PLease come CAPTION Ted Nugent!!!!!!

Heckled Christian Rock Band Knows How Jesus Felt (The Onion)

Zero Dark Thirty... WTF?

Democratic super PACs outraise Republicans over 2 - 1

Orders to U.S. Factories Rose in June Pointing to Growth Pickup

Obama Narrows Field for Fed Chairman to 3

Today in Peace and Justice history on August 2, 1931

Today in Peace and Justice history on August 2, 1931

Saboteurs in the Potato Salad

If political figures/leaders were characters from Game of Thrones:

Larry Summers: “We should not oppose offshoring"

If you supported the boycott of South Africa under apartheid, you should support a boycott of Russia

Friday TOON Roundup 1 -The opposite of progress....

Paul Ryan & 16 Other Hypocritical Republicans Caught Begging For Obamacare Funds

Friday TOON Roundup 2 -Bacon King vs. Aqua Buddha...

Are you excited about Obama's potential use of Exec Orders

Friday TOON Roundup 3 - Watching you

Friday TOON Roundup 4 - The Rest

State Department Issues New Worldwide Travel Alert on Terror

Two cab pickup trucks. Are they the rage in your area too?

judge rules church can protect funds from abuse settlements

Ptah, the Playa and you. {Dial-up warning, pic heavy}

More bullshit. No, the Congress isn't trying to exempt itself from the ACA

Jedi Parkour! Just the title is so cool already.

Consumer Spending Ticks Up Despite Less Income

July a white-hot month for car sales USA Today (print edition headline)

License plate readers tracking American's movements - ACLU's Kade Crockford Discusses

Globalization-Code For All Worker Being Slaves Like In Africa. You Will Need A Goat For Your Freedom

Help. Problem with fecal incontinence and collapse

Dec 29, 1890: U.S. Army massacres Indians at Wounded Knee

His questions, my friends, are blowing in the wind. Please come CAPTION Ted Cruz!!!

Woman runner poops in yard. This is as weird as it gets....

Party hearty.

CIA 'running arms smuggling team in Benghazi when consulate was attacked'

We Are NOT A Nation Of Laws - Reaction To The Bradley Manning Verdict

Freshman Democrats Defy Nancy Pelosi On Key Votes

Manning Revealed Realities of War that Armchair Warriors Want Sanitized

Iran’s Ahmadinejad Warns Israel Will Be ‘Uprooted’

Question about American health insurance.

Republicans Set Stage For Government Shutdown By Blocking Transportation Bill

Importance of finding a wife with good arm strength

LI man caught driving with almost 70 license suspensions/revocations

CWA Pushes New Bi-Partisan Bill To Stop Offshoring Call Centers

Camden, New Jersey Tent City

# of days in counting Ted Nugent is overdue on his "Dead or in Jail" promise

Russian 'anti-gay propaganda law' won't be enforced at Sochi 2014 Olympics

The Town the Militia Took Over

Special Investigation: Fracking in the Ocean Off California Coast (What could possibly go wrong?)..

Climate Change And Violence Linked, Breakthrough Study Finds

R Train Service Changes Due To MTA's 14-Month Repairs

San Antonio Considers Shale Drilling's Effect on Ozone

Teapublicans are Norman Bates and Benghazi is the dead mother they're keeping in the attic

Papantonio: Holder Gets Tough On Voting Rights

Germany Nixes Surveillance Pact With US, Britain

Does anyone else remember toll slides?

Even When Jobs Return, Detroit’s Workers Fall Short On Skills

30 percent of Iraq, Afghanistan veterans have mulled suicide: survey

Wacko Mark Kessler, Gilberton now attacking council members and mayor claiming they want him fired!!

SCARY - GOP Wants All The Power So They Can Make A Bad Situation They Created Worse.

Pic Of The Moment: Today, House GOP Will Try For The 40th Time To Repeal Obamacare

FAIL on steroids

*NC Gov. Pat McCrory Insults Abortion Restriction Protesters With a Plate of Cookies!*

"Republican Nut Club"

Bad Grampa

Wearing hijab helps body confidence

Zimbabwe election: Mugabe party wins huge majority in parliament

Even if Alex Rodriguez is banned for life, the Rangers still owe him more than $40 million

YMCA Ducks Claims of Running Gay Brothels

Federal Judge: Catholic Church Has A Constitutional Right Not To Compensate Victims Of Sex Abuse

The Govt that jailed Pussy Riot has given Snowden a home

Thom Hartmann: Conservative Are Driving Us to Suicide

Anthony Weiner Responding To Questions About Why He Continues to Run In Spite of HIs Scandals

Anthony Weiner, of Revere, arrested in assault over text messages

Russia Plans To Enforce Anti-Gay Law For Athletes, Fans During Olympics

Ultrasound 'may stop kidney injury' from surgery (BBC)

Rise in violence 'linked to climate change' (BBC)

BREAKING: GOP about to vote on repeal of Murphy's Law, and the Law of Gravity.

For when your heart aches

Survey: Newark (NJ) is world’s ‘Most Unfriendly City’

Hybrid planes trying to charge into action (BBC)

KY Senate Moves to Toss Up

In U.S., Support for Complete Smoking Ban Increases to 22%

I've got a new House Fire Show starting at 1PM ET

House votes 232-185 to block the IRS from enforcing ObamaCare

Report: Obama Approached Geithner To Be Fed Chairman

36 Senators Introduce Bill Prohibiting Virtually Any New Law Helping Workers

How Much Is a Life Worth?

Do 14% of Americans Really Suspect that President Obama is the Anti-Christ?


Gun Owners of America Embraces Racist 'Black Hurricane Names' Meme

George Clooney To Hedge Fund Honcho Daniel Loeb: Stop Spreading Fear

IMF pressures Spain to weaken labor laws

Man who showed Rob Ford crack video caught up in police raids

Spanish Train Driver Can't Explain Why He Crashed

If you support corporal punishment, you might as well turn your kid over to a stranger...

The Rude Pundit - Dear Russia: Thanks for Snowden; Now Go Fuck Yourself

Young Stars Surrounded by "Hula Hoops" of Debris Discovered

How you going to keep them down on the farm....

DOJ demands Apple terminate publisher deals and rival e-bookstore restrictions

Gun control hearing draws large crowd at American International College

Let's help Norm Solomon to get Manning the Nobel Peace prize.

Pro-Morsi Supporters Start New Vigil In Egyptian Capital, Clash With Police At Media City

The Lone Ranger Rides into Japan

‘Frack Gag’ Bans Children From Talking About Fracking, Forever

Kentucky religious orders refuse to allow gas pipeline on their property

Dolphin Strandings on East Coast Alarm Scientists

Homeless man puts himself up for auction online; receives 600 bids in a matter of minutes

Snowden welcomed by Russia – but did Russia have a choice?

The Hall of Fame Game is as bad as the Pro Bowl

Twitter threats highlight blight of online trolls

House Members to urge Secretary of State to protect LGBT people at Olympics

Obamas To Chair Special Olympics World Games

Thom Hartmann: What do the GOP hate most about Obama's plan?

When You Are High On Your Own Supply

Hell, I might as well say it, I used to work for the NSA

Anyone here ever take the train from Seattle to LA?

Obama nominates woman to lead Air Force

Oops: John Kerry Gaffes, Washington Backpedals

Nat Geo Traveler Photo Contest Winners for 2013

Anyone having trouble with the internet today besides me?

Cool footbath a new attraction for visitors to Chikugo hot spring (Japan)

Dogs of rabies survivor are exposed to bat that tested positive for the disease

UN Probes Allegations That Syrian Rebels Killed Dozens Of Captured Regime Soldiers In North

U.S. urged to get tough on Russia over Snowden

US issues global travel alert, citing-al Qaida

I have little doubt there is a heightened rational terrorism fear today.

Archaeologists believe they've found cross of Jesus of Nazareth

Whitey Bulger will not testify; calls trial a ‘sham’

FEMA approves aid for Texas fertilizer plant blast

Coast Guard Rescues Pilot At Sea Following Mid-Air Collision

Behind The Scenes At National Geographic (LOL!)

Is there a Democrat who could challenge Mary Fallin in 2014?

Tweet: The Bible on reproductive rights

The REAL reason applegrove just hates it when she procrastinates about cutting her bangs:

Some days Denninmi is more into his bicycle-riding workouts than others. Sometimes MUCH more.

Mommy Love:

An orgy where the phrase, "HEY, that's not your penis!" was overheard more than anywhere EVER!!!

MiddleFingerMom ALWAYS likes to take ALL of his pleasures way over the top.

Relax, everybody. MiddleFingerMom is STILL the undisputed strike-out king.

Bear Takes Off With Colorado German Restaurant's Dumpster

oh. My. gaw....

I had no idea Robert Downey Jr could sing like this

Conservative Majority Fund.

Have you or folks you know been cut to 28 hours/week?

Obama Issues Orders to Prevent the Next West, Texas-style Explosion

Seriously John Kerry - WTF did you mean by

With Demise Of VRA Expect GOP "Brown Shirt" Goon Squads Running Around Stopping Minorities

‘Frack Gag’ Bans Children From Talking About Fracking, Forever

On Board: Sixty Seconds in Singapore with the VP & Dr. B

Bear Steals Dumpster From Restaurant Twice In 24 Hours

“In Defense of Leakers: Snowden and Manning” - New Yorker

Angry rhubarb lady. Extreme warning on language.

Another Gosnell in Delaware?

Texas, the nation's most active death penalty state, is running out of its execution drug

Now President Obama has to rebuild the VA system that Bush destroyed.

God posted a message on a billboard

Kerry Announces U.S. Will Treat Visa Applications From Same-Sex Spouses Equally

At long last, the FDA sets standards for gluten-free labeling.

This would be funnier if it wasn't so close to the truth....

Last Midnight In Minnesota...Gay couples rush to wed under new marriage equality law...

Awesome rant I found:

If you have not seen these by now...

new Boston Globe business editor played keyboards for Ministry

Fox News Doesn’t Get Detroit Fisting Joke, Becomes Butt Of Many Jokes

GOP Lawmaker: Obama ‘Divides Us on Race’

64,019 Searches: A Dark Journey Into My Google History

Congress eyes second push for legislation that would rein in NSA

Does today's terrorist alert for Sunday have anything to do with Edward Snowden?

First amendment, anyone? "NCGOP seeks ouster of UNC-TV host"

Rep. Issa accuses IRS of obstructing investigation

State Department Alert, al qaeda in Yemen up to something, it is in its final stages of planning.

Question about assisted living facilities....

Fracking Bill Could Take the ‘Public’ Out of Public Lands

Go ahead, dive right in

The Book of Fallopians

Inviolable Seal...Confession and abuse

State College Mayor Elizabeth Goreham Will Marry Same-Sex Couples

"This is what they get for building a coalition built around the politics of resentment"

High court refuses to delay Calif. prison releases

Cool periodic table!

NCGOP seeks ouster of UNC-TV host

NYT editorial: Sentencing Reform Starts to Pay Off

Spain Train Crash Driver Francisco Jose Garzon Amo Ignored 3 Signals To Slow Down

Ayatollah Takes to Twitter, Whiny Anti-Semitic Paranoia Ensues

Olek Crochets an Entire Four-Car Locomotive in Lodz, Poland

Man accused of planning mass murder at Ann Arbor Social Security office

Can someone explain why the Detroit Emergency Manger isn't unconstitutional

These Are the Most Exquisitely Weird Spiders You Will Ever See

Kerry announces foreign same-sex couples eligible for visas

NSA Collects 'Word for Word' Every Domestic Communication, Says Former Analyst

"Our Nixon", the documentary of the decade!!

Who's running Egypt? General Al-Sisi: The man who publicly defended virginity tests

Berry, four other gay nominees confirmed to high-ranking posts

Planetary Structural Layer Cakes!

Elizabeth Warren Demands An End To The FDA’s Ban On Gay Blood Donors

Wisconsin Valley Fair

Let's Bring Back ACORN!

Archaeologists believe they've found cross of Jesus of Nazareth

Rep. Rangel: Worse-Than-Terrorists Tea Partiers Are ‘Same White Crackers’ Who Opposed Civil Rights

Butler University's Blue II getting ready to cross the Rainbow Bridge...

Scientist to eat lab-grown beefburger

Flying Peterbilt Tractor Trailer

House GOP Votes To Repeal Obamacare For 40th Time

Guess who likes the GOP’s 20-week abortion ban? Women.

Heard it from a friend

Firefighters Mark 35th Anniversary Of Deadly Waldbaums Fire In Brooklyn

Woman Says Man Broke Into House, Performed Sex Act On Her While She Was Sleeping Next To Husband

Dems hit GOP on immigration in top critic's home

Police use stun gun, arrest 4 in nail salon brawl

So everything is more expensive now huh? - Batman Version

TN mosque opponents demand the government seize the newly-constructed mosque...

Lauren Green of FOX Noise: Asshole Of The Day!

Lets defund "Obamacare" (Affordable care act) and give everyone access to Medicare instead

Venezuela Arrests Police After Caracas Jewelry Store Robbery

"Gun Owners of America" want only white names for hurricanes...

The "Hire The Vets" PR Campaign A Joke And An Insult.

Why Did Cops Rob Citizens in Detroit?

I cannot pretend that I don't want

Groups in federal court to block horse slaughter

Did those memos ever get declassified?

what the hell is this ? obama-exempts-congress-from-obamacare

How To Be Black In America: A (Relatively) Short List

Jury Recommends Life Sentences for Somali Pirates

Anyone watching CBS's Under the Dome? It's based on the science fiction novel by Stephen King...

Guatemala’s ‘Femicide’ Courts Hold Out New Hope for Justice

This gave me a chuckle...

Formerly Homeless Man Invents Portable Shelters to Help Others

Wife's epic temper tantrum posted to YouTube

I always cry at weddings...but THIS...

German coal-fired power rises above 50% in first-half 2013 generation mix

"When you need help, you should go to your neighbors and church"

Anthony Weiner says he's in the Mayor's race to stay

Jeezus. Does the repuke house do anything but try to repeal the ACA? 40th vote on

Bravo, Buck Showalter! O’s manager criticizes advantage lifetime A-Rod ban would give Yankees

Exclusive: Dozens of CIA operatives on the ground during Benghazi attack-CNN has uncovered exclusive

Caribbean Travel: Five free things to do in Havana, Cuba

Taiwan lawmakers brawl over nuclear plant bill

EXCELLENT Article at Daily Kos "Moral Monday, What Happens Now?

This is NOT good folks:

Phrase of the day is "micturition syncope". Replace any word in a thread with "micturition syncope."

US status quo in Central America threatened by US$40bn Panama canal rival

Seattle officials want to ban potentially offensive language- like "citizen" & "brown bag"

Device explodes near home of Honduran president

Paul Krugman: “Madness of the GOP is the central issue of our time”

Did a Bushwick Community Board Illegally Approve a Rezoning for a Lucrative Development Site?

Bernie Sanders stands up for fast food workers!

Fight Breaks Out in Taiwan's Parliament Over Nuclear Plant

Obamacare Opens For Business, Shuts Out Labor

Three More Attacks on Human Rights Defenders in Honduras

Man wins battle to wear pasta strainer on his head

White Power and Dark Forces

Sudbury Man Charged In Poisoning Death Of Stephen Rakes--Whitey Bulger related story

Surprise! SarahPac is a scam.

Honduran tribunal finds 4 police officers guilty in killing of Honduras school chief's son

Speeding U.S. diplomat in Kenya crashes into minibus, killing one, is rushed out of country

Better Than Expected Second Quarter Growth? Is the Post Kidding?

Selfish traits not favoured by evolution, study shows

Season's First Human Cases Of West Nile Reported On SI

We had better be ready to get our asses to the Town Halls this summer

NAACP appealing North Carolina redistricting ruling.

New York School Bans ‘The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian’

Kerry misspeaks 2x ; said drone attacks to stop soon in Pakistan. Nope.

You want to see something creepy, watch this whole 10 minute video

How to eliminate democratic votes in elections

just something to ponder on a Friday afternoon.....

Against police department policy, 2 officers briefly appeared in a local political ad

Garbanzo Bean Recipes wanted!

OK, we know that private corporations and NSA elites have dirt on every ....

Governor Cuomo Announces $45 Million in Water Quality Improvement Grants

Time Warner Cable drops CBS in New York, LA, Dallas

White House Petition : Create Fast Charging Network for Wide Scale Adoption of Electric Vehicles

Yemen troops in deadly clashes in Sanaa

Severe heat, lack of precipitation and automobile exhaust spawn some worrisome flora here:

Southernyankeebelle was said by Admins to have a history of anti-gay comments, yet was on 136 juries

This Is What Would Happen If Fast-Food Workers Got Raises

Why do I find myself filled with skepticism at all these warnings about Al Kaida?

Utah moving to exempt NSA Data Center from tax

No Deal: CBS Goes Dark On Time Warner Cable

Is Sweden the most gay-friendly country?

Why does my personal NSA agent keep screwing up?

US To Close Key Embassies Sunday Over Possible Security Threat

Guatemala: mining companies are dealt setbacks

Boehner uses the "Hastert rule" as an excuse to sit on his ass and do nothing.

Republican Billionaire Spearheads Campaign to Link Argentina to Iranian ‘Devil’

Extra Virgin - Debi Mazar & Gabriele Corcos - Tuscan Cooking

Heads Up: DU'er Steve Leser VS "Code Pink is on Russia Today's "Crosstalk Show" with Peter Lavelle!

*Wes Clark tonight at 7:00 eastern time discussing Middle East.

Now for a little chuckle, Kristin Chenoweth's Anthony Weiner "Popular" parady

Noam Chomsky: The State Fears Its Own People

Playboy, Penthouse, and Spongebob Squarepants Comics Dropped From Military Base Exchanges

Smudging ceremony

OK, it's Friday night. What's for dinner, DU?

Faux news interviews Reza Aslan and gets pwned

TLC's Who Do You Think You Are~~Summer 2013....

40 ways Obamacare is working~ In Honor of the 40 Repeal Attempts from a Do-Nothing Congress..

Your TV might be watching you

90 years ago today: Warren G Harding dies suddenly of "a stroke of Apoplexy"

"Why doesn't the church bail out Wall Street next time?"

Anthony Weiner Hires New Campaign Manager

TCM Schedule for Saturday, August 3, 2013 -- The Essentials: Alec Guinness

This just doesn't look good

Troll your conservative family and pals with this article...

TCM Schedule for Sunday, August 4, 2013 - Essentials Jr.: Mary Boland

Nancy Pelosi slams the GOP as ‘not professional,’ ‘aimless,’ and ‘chaotic’

Someone's a Little Upset About Their Bath

John Cassidy in The New Yorker: In Defense of Leakers: Snowden and Manning

Eight Insurers Seek to Participate in Pa. Health Exchange

The FBI uses spyware to activate microphones in phones and computers to listen in....

Don't Be A Dick.

He saw something. He said something. And THIS is What Happened. Absurdity Today Ep 42

Did the media get punked again (on internet search tip off)?

Just swept under my bed. The french word for dust bunnies is "moutons" (sheep). That is what

Lest we forget all of the other minimum/low wage employees outside fast food.

19-year old kidnaps, strips, and sexually assaults 6-year-old girl...he blames the girl.

Supreme Court orders California to free thousands from crowded prisons

Supercats: — The Funniest Cat Video!

"The GOP flips the script on Obama"

Hottest Temperatures in 140 Years Hurting Production in (Shanghai) China

Tune that dial: Louie Gohmert to guest host Hannity's radio show Monday

LOL: Nixon Disses Aristotle

Top Democrat Floats Nuclear Option Over Judicial Filibusters

More and more, they are saying this in Russia...


The Significance Of Ex-Gay Pride Month

Hunh. When you want to insult a man, you call him a slang term for his sexual organ.

oooh, Russia's just so evil and baaad.

History shows Snowden may face tough exile in Russia

Traffic in Saigon - Damn

Little Boxes

''Run for the roses''

Thanks Microsoft.

Former Florida Senator: I Regret My Vote For Stand Your Ground More Than Any Other

“Congress Was Fully Briefed” … at the Last Minute

Weekend Economists Ask: Is It Haute Enough for You? August 2-4, 2013

How The Wild West REALLY Looked!

Federal Judge Blocks New Wisconsin Abortion Law.

How have I missed the outrage here over the UConn basketball players giving Prez Obama bunny ears?

when you hear the media & politicians call this a 'sluggish jobs report'... perspective

Mexico rules out foul play in Pemex HQ blast, cites gas buildup

Mexico rules out foul play in Pemex HQ blast, cites gas buildup

Does anyone else have a tuned cat?

Orders placed with US factories up 1.5 percent

Central Issue of our time

Guest tonight on Real Time: Larry Miller, Jay Z, Josh Barro, Barney Frank, & Alexis Goldstein

Manning's leaks endangered informants: trial witness

Why did you let Name Deleted change handles to Message Auto-Removed? Am I missing something here?

Another "syg after instigating an incident" thing just finished trial with shooter pleading guilty

Federal Judge Dismisses Constitutional Challenge to CFPB (Consumer Financial Protection Bureau)

Yeah. As if that's the problem with today's U.S.: Too much transparency.

For those of you who (like me) are craving for the 4th season to start....

President Obama nominates NINE more federal judges

U.S. Envoy and Putin Aide Discuss Snowden

Politician/Porno name generator

G.O.P's contribution to American infrastructure

U.S. declares new push to defuse Egyptian crisis

Pope Sends Message of Respect for Muslims

Couldnt have said it better

FDA links stomach bug in 2 states to Mexican farm

U.S. sees hope in Iranian president-elect, but still cautious

Stolen Bronx Parrot Found, Returned To Owner

Pope Sends Message of Respect for Muslims.

Florida House speaker to hold hearings on stand-your-ground law


DOJ Again Balks At Proposed $19.9 Mln Severance For AMR's Horton

Raven-Symone says she's a lesbian, grateful for legalized gay marriage (Cosby kid from show)

U.S. Intestinal Bug Traced To Salad Greens From Mexican Company

Back from the dentist

Cat stuck in Brooklyn storm drain, finally free

Goading Putin: The Insanity Of Israel's Military Policy

Commentary: Russia-U.S. Showdown Over Snowden Incident Looks Unlikely

Owner of Red Lobster, Olive Garden says they haven't had problems with salad supplier previously

U.S. Job Market Picture Improves At "Heartbreakingly Slow Pace"

Shea-Porter Calls for Congress to Remain In Session and Work on Jobs Bills

Parents smoke pot while child is asleep. Daughter taken away. Dies in foster care

My wife is sitting on the couch across the room reading the Lounge.

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