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Archives: August 27, 2013

Wingers don't believe in "points"

L.A. Mayor Declares State of ‘Emergency’ As Movie, TV Production Flees Hollywood

Immature advisers, moral indignation and the folly of wading into this bloody morass

Hanna Montana Dies of Neglect and Shame at the VMAs

Luckovich Toon- Issa at it again

Friend: Alleged Brunswick baby shooter hid weapon under my sofa

Corbett's newly appointed PA. education secretary resigns abruptly!

Louisiana Governor: ‘Racism persists because minorities cling to their heritage’

Hmmmm. I smell a double standard.

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Tuesday, 27 August 2013

What about a "Squee" smiley?

Would you hail a cab driven by a ROBOT?

Assange Makes Surreal Campaign Video, Appearing As 80s Rock To Push WikiLeaks Candidates (VIDEO)

An active weather pattern coming to the Tropical Atlantic

Information rights

I listened to a fellow student try to argue that science is a "Western European" creation...

Just had a HUGE 'what if' moment.

I love my new boss

The Taliban terror tot: Grinning Al-Qaeda fighter trains TODDLER to fire handgun in sickening video

County Attorney will not release autopsies of Yarnell 19 without a court order.

when it comes to Syria, above all do no harm


There is something happening here, I think we should listen.

Greg Abbott says San Antonio shouldn’t pass ordinance protecting gays

This picture sums up the fast food worker wage issue.


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

Air Force Bans Greek Yogurt With Hemp Seeds Over Anti-Drug Policy Concerns

Thank you, Rachel Maddow.

"John Kerry: Syria's Chemical Attacks 'A Moral Obscenity" /Transcript Included


"America does not go abroad in search of monsters to destroy."

Climate Name Change

Bryan Cranston will make an AWESOME Lex Luthor

Miley Cyrus Twerks On Famous Paintings

Our very selective outrage over "moral obscenities"

"How Technology Wrecks the Middle Class"

On military action in Syria

Missouri Democrat busted for marijuana possession

Ed Schultz Roars Back to Weekdays and Obliterates Republican Obamacare Lies (article and video)

Water Woes: Vast US Aquifer Is Being Tapped Out

Keith Olbermann!

Miley joins the boys’ club ~ acts like a male pop star but gets criticized like a female one

Rand Paul: Food Stamps Are Just Like Slavery

Richard Dawkins attacks Muslim bigots, not just Christian ones. If only his enemies were as brave.

Republican leaders commemorate King as they struggle to reach black voters...

Pinching Pensions to Keep Wall Street Fat and Happy

Old Atheists and New Atheists

"California raised a bunch of taxes this year. Its economy hasn’t collapsed."

Congratulations New Mexico! Judge rules in favor of marriage equality!

I am getting paid this Wed. I need to know what people think of the Bluebird Card?

Colombia Nationwide Strike Against 'Free Trade,' Privatization, Poverty

Poll: Was Kirstin CHENOWETH "gracious" or Don't-THINK-aboutit when music teacher out-sang her?!1

This is a shit-eating grin.

Is anybody going to the Scott Walker event

Per Daily Kos (

Maybe the best thing I've ever posted. Bill Watterson on What's Important.

Wolf bites teen in at Lake Winnibigoshish (first documented wolf attack in MN)

Facebook seems to be down.

So we're launching missiles at Syria when, Thursday?

Eight Democratic senators and congressmen press Holder on info NSA provides DEA

A Lone, Sane Republican Vows to Address the Voting Rights Act by the End of the Year

Turkey's Erdogan: A Smart Man With Jews on the Brain

Brain Teaser....What minor crime has been virtually

Kremlin 'helped Snowden from start'

On Women’s Equality Day, Six Policies That Could Help Make Women Economically Equal

Manning lawyer gives more details on gender change

On Women’s Equality Day, Six Policies That Could Help Make Women Economically Equal

Internal US government memo warns authorities about Android malware threats

The Jewish majority in Israel still see their country as 'a villa in the jungle'

Giant turtle rescued off Newfoundland (video)

George Takei to Receive Leadership Award for LGBT Advocacy

So the DOJ acknowledges that the Bush War Criminals are guilty of crimes!

Russian Teen Fights Homophobia on Twitter

Hamburger University

Watching Keith Olbermann on ESPN

Deadliest weapon ever invented- Metal Storm

"Impeaching President Obama: A dream come true, for Democrats"

8/26 Homeless advocates held a Press Conference this morning & city moved ahead on evictions

A brief summary of the difference between Nazi Germany and the Al-Assad regime...

Not enough to graduate college: Now there's an exit exam

"The Astonishing Decline of Homelessness in America"

Funniest video in a long time (Breaking Bad fans will get it).

Pink Floyd bassist Roger Waters...'open hater of Jews'

Leahy Schedules a Senate Hearing on the Federal Response to Marijuana Legalization

What Do You Call an Endless War? (Disclaimer: This is from a conservative magazine)

Chinese Family Of Three Lives Inside Rented Hotel Bathroom

Keith Olbermann Explains Why He 'Just Doesn’t Like' Politics Anymore

Great ambient music. Something to lull you to the end of your day....

In CA, Former Westlands Staffer Appointed to California Water Commission

In Central CA, Feds give away fish water to same growers suing over Trinity releases

Just cut my finger on a tin can lid. Do I need to worry about tetanus?

Want Some Insight Into Arab Mindset Regarding Syria? Marwan Bishara- Political Analyst, Al Jazeera

So why is the NatGeo running a * apology documentary?

The downsizing of universities begins. Now there's an exit exam.

A 9 year old discusses the meaning of life

New Mexico is falling & all the king's horse's & all the King's men can't put it back together again

Why Kerry’s Speech Doesn’t Necessarily Mean We’re Going To War In Syria

Shit Scott Walker Is Doing To My State's Photo

Brazil's top diplomat resigns over row with Bolivia

Anyone see Steve Clemons interviewed on Rachel tonight?

Christine Quinn proposes five all-girl tech schools

Watch coral spawning in the Caymans

Venezuela nabs hitmen in alleged plot to kill Maduro

Which of these is the actual problem with President Obama?

Homeless Advocate Press Conference held at Fresno CA Homeless Encampment, city brings bulldozers

In The GOP Lexicon You Have To Earn The Right To Breath. If Water And Health Care Is A Privilege

Brilliant proposal: Name hurricanes after obstructionist lawmakers

Wes Clark on Syria

Argentina Announces a New Debt Swap Outside US Law

TCM Schedule for Thursday, August 29, 2013 -- Summer Under The Stars -- Glenda Farrell

Obamacare is Scary and the Tolling of the Bells

Obamacare is Scary and the Tolling of the Bells

Award Winning Program "The Story" To End Eight-Year Run Due To Departure Of Host Dick Gordon

Does the President have to ask congress for authorization

The VMA moment everyone should be paying attention to...

In The End Women Will Be Jailed For Self Abortion If They Survive If RW Gets Its Way

Wis. Capitol Police Turn Violent During Solidarity Sing Along Arrests MULTIPLE ANGLES

Help stop Enbridge increase oil through MN. 9/4th at 9:30 Public Utilities Commission

The Middle East, explained in one (sort of terrifying) chart

Day 50: CA Prisoner hunger strike:a historical moment in the longest & largest prisoner hungerstrike

Great Escape: Million Cockroaches Flee China Farm

India's Ruling Party President Sonia Gandhi Returns From Hospital.


FirstEnergy's nuclear security an issue in an NRC closed-door meeting

Washington State Republicans elect Susan Hutchison to be their new chair through 2014

I've lost another 2.5 pounds. (Link added) This veggie slaw

My response to a family friend who is a pastor and lectures about the immorality of bikinis...

New York at risk from combination of rising seas and stronger hurricanes, experts warn

South Kitsap School District teachers on strike!

I ask again: If you intervene in Syria, what are you EXACTLY proposing?

Venezuela Claims Two Colombians Plotted To Kill President Maduro

Honduras: Congress resurrects military police force

Political writing contest topic for chance to win $250 - changes in opinion

RMI (Lovins) infographic Solar Options for Homeowners

U.S. faces mid-October deadline to raise debt limit

I chose to forego twilight anesthesia. It's over. It's uncomfortable.

You Are Here...

Brzezinski: Syria strategy is a well-kept secret

AP Source: US-Russia Meeting on Syria Postponed

August 27: Banana Lover's Day.

Mo. Democratic Party Selects New Chairman

National tax cut battle turns intense in Missouri

Where they make a wasteland, they call it peace

US sees Greek role in possible Syria strike

Excavation of a prehistoric settlement in Quebec

Neolithic city ruins shed light on the dawn of Chinese civilization

Celebrating 5,125th birthday of Lord Krishna

Big Dig starts in Winchester to find lost ancient building

George Zimmerman wants state of Florida to pay for expensive defense

Researchers Reveal Mysteries of Caveman Cuisine

Question: I carry a knife on me most of the time. Is that as wrong as carrying a gun?

Google hackers call for labeling of Palestine

William Harner, acting Pennsylvania education secretary, resigns abruptly

“Christians to Beirut, Alawites to their graves!”

Iran warns west against military intervention in Syria

Syria accuses Kerry of lying, disregarding UN

Giant Banks Own Airports, Control Power Plants, Hoard Vast Amounts of Commodities and Much More --

How Depraved Money Hungry Media Is Distorting What We See, and Messing with the Country

Are all facebookers (possibly from America) this dumb?

Attention! This Is a Terrorist Alert!

Hypnotized by Ayn Rand and Reaganomics, Republicans Have Completely Lost Touch with Economic Reality

Instructor who accidentally shot student during gun safety class has history of firearm mishaps

High PCB Levels in Mongooses: The US Must Make Past Use and Storage of PCBs Public

No, thanks: Stop saying “support the troops”

"Please, no more threads about chicken."

CNBC: Larry Summers Is Likely To Be Named Chairman Of The Fed In A Few Weeks

Exclusive: United Tech, Pentagon in $1 billion-plus deal for F-35 engines

Missouri to ban telemedicine abortions

Why Miley Cyrus’ VMA Performance Was Our Top Story

COLIN POWELL: Syria Is An 'Internal Struggle' That Is Beyond US Capabilities

What are you listening to right now ?

Trumad's words of wisdom for 8-27-13

In Honor Of National Dog Day, Here Are 10 Truly Heroic Pooches{image warning}

Brazil foreign minister quits over Bolivia senator row

Sometimes stand your ground does not work out so well.

there will always be tools- stupid well meaning people who support war

MLK-----Echol Cole, Robert Walker and the Memphis rain

Why It Still Feels Like Recession To 95% Of America

We've got to get involved in Syria NOW.

DU is still running slow too many times to me

Turkey finds sarin gas in homes of suspected Syrian Islamists

Bust to boom: Can strippers save Atlantic City?

Obama Seeks a ‘Coalition of the Willing’ on Syria

Open Sourcers Pitch Secure Email in Dark Age of PRISM

Italy insists on UN mandate for any Syria strikes

$2M bail set in death of WWII veteran

Crisis In Syria: U.S. Likely To Act Soon, AP Reports

Sea otter return boosts ailing seagrass in California

California Rim Fire showers ash on reservoir

What was behind the Bristol bus boycott ?

Syria crisis: UK draws up contingency military plans

1,000 Sys Admins Can Copy Any NSA Document Without Anyone Knowing About It; Think Only Snowden Did?

War With Syria and its Repercussions by Shamus Cooke

The Prince: Meet the Man Who Co-Opted Democracy in the Middle East by Robert Scheer

The chemical weapon used in Syria has been identified.

A NASA video of global temperature anomalies since 1880.

Did you know it's still illegal in Florida to "cohabit" ?

The grape is on the vine; the wink is in the wine. Please come CAPTION Bill O'Reilly!!!

An Idiots Guide to why We Shouldn’t Intervene in Syria!

The lionfish king: Turning a problem into palatable profit

Aftermath of military intervention: Libya is a mess.

UK Parliament recalled over Syria

Why do so many people like beer? I will never understand it.

So What? They Used Chemical Weapons. It is War. Why Is It Our Business?

Marco Rubio, Rand Paul, other Crazy Teabaggers to Campaign for Ken Cuccinelli

Madison protester Damon Terrell charged with felony, needs our help

Here's what really happened with public education funding in PA.

Tepco ‘Whack-a-Mole’ Means Government Takeover in Fukushima

Deer season...

Really? Would Michonne make such an amateur mistake?

Tax credit dollars expanded for small businesses who carry Obama care

Hypnotized by Ayn Rand and Reaganomics, Republicans Have Completely Lost Touch with Economic Reality

Wisconsin: Squatty Wanker has never heard of YouTube.

The Astonishing Decline of Homelessness in America ... and why this quiet trend is about to reverse

'Hope still needs heroes,' Cory Booker tells Warren County Democrats

Genetically-modified salmon show behavioral differences from wild fish

Bring Back Doofus Batman Attention, Ben Affleck: The Dark Knight is better when he's an idiot.

Teacher gets 30 days jail for raping 14-year old student who later killed herself

How Black Unionists Organized the 1963 March for Jobs and Freedom

Opposition to Gov. McCrory (R-NC) sparks early announcement for 2016 Governor race

horseshit in the morning...mourning joe cuts away to today show for miley cyrus discussion

"The college could close for having too strong a union and too many free classes."

Robert Parry: A CIA Hand in an American “Coup”?

'A Slow Death': How the War Is Destroying Syria's Economy

The Prince: Meet the Man Who Co-Opted Democracy in the Middle East

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler "informally" asked for another Golden Globes hosting

this maybe a little late to the discussion

Thyroid cancer found in 18 Fukushima children NHK WORLD English

Britain Produces Generations of Impoverished Children

World from Berlin: 'Humanitarian Wars Are Also Wars'

Dean Baker: Pinching Pensions to Keep Wall Street Fat and Happy

Why is the Obama administration considering another war?

Tuesday Toon Roundup 1- Presidenting While Black

Tuesday Toon Roundup 2- Syria

Secretary of State Kerry is talking about hundreds of dead bodies turning cold right now.

Tuesday Toon Roundup 3- The Rest

Let's Start a War!

O'Mara: George Zimmerman will ask state to cover $200K-$300K of his legal bills

The Nation: School Daze: Rahm Emanuel's Minority-Bashing School Closings Go Forward

How close is Iraq to civil war? Quite close.

Dave Zirin: ESPN Journalists Speak Out on Concussion Documentary

sen. bob corker thinks the host of the daily rundown's name is todd todd

Report: e-cigarettes are ‘potentially carcinogenic’

Archaeologists unearth 'unparalleled' pre-Christian temple in Norway

What are kids reading for school these days?

"Just another Libya"

Maximizing shareholder value: The goal that changed corporate America

Moyers: What Economic Sleuths Can Tell Us About Our Corrupt Politics

Who can picture Madonna with gold grills at the age of 80?

Racketeering Then and Racketeering Now

Laura Ingraham used a loud gunshot during her 'March On Washington' commentary:

Russia Protected Snowden in China Too-Report: Snowden stayed at Russian consulate while in Hong Kong

Obama’s Fateful Line in the Sand

Papantonio: Labor Unions Help Save Lives

Did anyone else catch America Vs. Iraq last night on NatGeo?

Some Syria Missiles Eluded Israeli Strike, Officials Say

Military strikes on Syria 'as early as Thursday,' US officials say

Marijuana: DEA Bans Armored Cars From Picking up Pot Shop Cash

Europe’s Single Bank Rule Book Falls Apart as North Races Ahead

Holder pressed on U.S. drug agency use of hidden data evidence

Entergy to Close Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant

Holder pressed on U.S. drug agency use of hidden data evidence

Congo army battles M23 rebels near eastern city of Goma

"No Evil"

"If you could teleport to a random place of the surface of the Earth, what are the odds that..."

Insight: Arkansas lawsuits test fracking wastewater link to quakes


Night two of night shift training is tonight.

There's no one fight for in Syria

fighting bob fest coming up soon in madison

D.C.: Survey shows most people want more transit, walkable places

Tom Swifties

The 12 Most Ridiculous Old-Timey Transportation Innovations

Vermont Yankee nuke plant to close by end of 2014

Mammoth Delta IV Heavy Primed for Wednesday Mission to Launch Classified NROL-65 Satellite

Military strikes on Syria 'as early as Thursday,' US officials say

Why does my iPhone 5 hate my iPad?

To Meet Emissions Targets, We’ve All Got to Be like France

Anti-Vaccine Megachurch Linked to Texas Measles Outbreak (Re-linked from LBN)

I am a poor excuse for a Geek

Man Hunting Raccoon Accidentally Shoots Self After Sneezing

War on Syria: Twenty Pounds of Stupid in a Ten-Pound Bag

James Earl Carter on the chances for peace.

Vermont Yankee nuclear plant to shut down by end of 2014

This 1,600-Year-Old Goblet Shows that the Romans Were Nanotechnology Pioneers

O'Mara: George Zimmerman will ask state to cover $200K-$300K of his legal bills

One mummy – many coffins

Joseph Mangano/RPHP report on radioactivity releases from Palisades and increased death rates in the

Pagans share culture and beliefs at festival

Do comparisons of the US to the ancient Roman Empire have validity ?

GREAT IDEA: Change Names Of Hurricanes To Politicians Who Deny Global Warming

Robert Parry's Eye Opener: A CIA Hand in an American “Coup”?

What's Witchcraft? 6 Misconceptions About Wiccans

Arab League accuses Syria of chemical attack

Gawker 2fer on Faux's case: Why AILES fired top exec; and Juan WILLIAMS "just grumpy old" RETHUG

NY Times Editorial; Inside Donald Trump’s University

Michigan Senate To Vote Today On Medicaid Expansion

Yuengling (beer) owner doesn't like the free market, wants to PA to have right to screw worker laws.

Between the ongoing ( and apparently forgotten) sequester and the probable upcoming

American Hot Buttons - so fucking easy to push

Weekly weather 8/26 -- Anne Ortelee

Watch the Snow Leopard cub that was born at the Bronx Zoo on 4/9:

Trump trumped

File under "Please Gawd no!"

The U.S. aided Hussein in perpetrating chemical attacks on Iranians in the '80s.

Diane Ravitch Endorses Bill DeBlasio for NYC Mayor

Dumb Question: How Are Chemical Weapons Deployed?.....

Egypt After Morsi with Gigi Ibrahim

How do I find out about how many folks have me on ignore?

Pre-Christian Temple Discovered in Norway

413,000 NJ mental health records submitted for gun checks

Thirty Years Of NSA 'Oversight' And The Only Change Is Better Snooping Technology

Florida police tasered a naked man on shrooms who was walking his dog

Huge aquifer that runs through 8 states quickly being tapped out

Mayoral Race Hits Bitter Note As Candidates Ratchet Up Attacks

Arsenal of Hypocrisy

If Assad is crazy enough to gas his own people the DAY the UN inspectors arrived....

Today in Peace and Justice history on August 27, 1967

Today in Peace and Justice history on August 27, 1967

So it's against the law in NC to feed the homeless and you can be arrested

Obama: President does not have power under Constitution to unilaterally authorize military attack...

At the Very Least, Your Days of Eating Pacific Ocean Fish Are Over.

Do USA like as high school principal?

Solidarity is For Miley Cyrus: The Racial Implications of her VMA Performance

Cringeworthy footage of would-be bride whacking her boyfriend on the head goes viral

Hoylman report examines spike in hate crimes

The War Powers Act and the ratchet of Power

Medical treatment trumps religious beliefs, courts say

Syria and home heating oil.

Snow Leopard Cub Joins Bronx Zoo Exhibit

Some Thoughts on Richard Dawkins' Terrible Tweet

Armed Man Waiting for Raccoon Accidentally Shoots Self While Sneezing: Police

Why am I not surprised???

Medal of Honor recipient urges support for PTSD

ok, so mass murder by gas = moral obscenity (warning: graphic photo w/link to more)

Wave goodbye to global warming, GM and pesticides.

Ohio's Governor is for rent.

Lewis Turco's Form of the Week: #37 -- The Zeno

Update: Faux's fired top exec has lawyered up with ---------taDA: TRUMP's lawyer

5 newspapers halt circulation due to lack of paper (Spanish)

Pic Of The Moment: Media Goes Into Overdrive As U.S. Ponders Syria Strike

Judge orders clerk in New Mexico’s largest county to issue gay marriage licenses

POLL: How honest is the case for war with Syria?

'Twas ever thus...

Bombing Syria won't make the blindest bit of difference, Tony Blair

Man murdered in broad daylight inside Brooklyn store

Check in if you want Summers for Fed Chair

So, when will the calls for Impeachment start.....from our side?

Speaking of illegal use of chemical weapons...

Just so I'm clear on the whole "moral obscenity" thing...

Rousseff forces minister out after Bolivian politician flees embassy

5 facilities with same fertilizer as West Texas blast refuse inspections

Online Payday Lender Western Sky To Stop Funding Loans Sept. 3

Health officials fear bubonic plague outbreak after teenager who ate infected Bar-B-Q marmot dies

The Rude Pundit: Studying War Some More

Should Men Thank God They Were Not Born Women?

If the US attacks Syria, whom will you hold responsible?

Some Miley Cyrus snark

President Obama has NO right to launch a military strike absent Congressional approval

Wow! The new slur against the anti-war faction on DU is "peace purists"

"Against his own people." Dumbest argument ever???

A whole orca pod transiting Active Pass (Galiano Island, BC)

Plan for viewing platform at top of Forth Rail Bridge

Health Care Exchanges--33 Days 'Till Grand Opening!

Italy's first black minister Cécile Kyenge likened to a prostitute in latest public insult

Syria Crisis: Russia And China Step Up Warning Over Strike

*** Help a DUer *** from 8/27/13. UPDATE INSIDE

The Anti-Free Trade Strike in Colombia

U.S. Consumer Confidence Rises To 5½-Year High

Schwab Ordered to Face Auction-Rate Suit by New York State (1)

I just scoured the internets looking for a cheap way to highlight a graphic PDF.

2 things I expect to see with regards to the potential strikes on Syria

Rude Pundit- Studying War Some More: 'We are a nation that has been led by war criminals . . .'

Booker OK With Speculation That He’s Gay: ‘So What Does It Matter If I Am?’

Need help finding photos/videos from Saturday's Event.

Thank the Catholic church for terrifying abortion restrictions in Latin America

U.S. Said to Weigh Legal Justification for Syria Attack

CBS correspondent Bruce Dunning dead at 73

First Day of School (Modern Times)

Exclusive: Syria strike due in days, West tells opposition - sources

Obama Anti-War Stance Strained by Calls to Act on Syria

50% Of 'Retiring' Senators Now Become Lobbyists, Up From 3% A Few Decades Ago

Rallies across NC on Wed Aug 28

PA Sues County Over LGBT Marriage Licenses, Mayors Marry Couples with Licenses [VIDEO]

PA Sues County Over LGBT Marriage Licenses, Mayors Marry Couples with Licenses [VIDEO]

On Syria, is Obama treading in Bush's Iraq footsteps?

Alabama Legislature Proposes Law Banning Family Reunions

Straight up or down: Do you support U.S. strikes against Assad's forces in Syria?

Obama Orders Release of Report Justifying Air Strike in Syria

North Korea ‘tried to export gas masks to Syria’

Saudis Offer Russia Secret Oil Deal If It Drops Syria (with full US backing)

Obama Rodeo Clown Speaks Out And Still Doesn’t Get It (VIDEO)

Why the FUCK should we in this country give a fuck what Syria does to it's own people

NOAA: Virus likely causing dolphin deaths

Jack Lew to GOP: Obama won't negotiate on debt limit

Saudis offer Russia secret oil deal if it drops Syria

Gasoline Futures Advance With Crude Oil on Syria Supply Concern

And so the GOP implosion continues apace...

Do you ever feel a need to escape the news, if only for a short time ?

The Best Map Ever Made of America’s Racial Segregation

Devil's Advocate: for those who oppose intervention in Syria

Devil's Advocate: for those who favor intervention in Syria

Snyder cuts funding for Michigan's blind reading service

heading out to see my mom in a couple days

Gabrielle Giffords’ Ex-Intern Targeted By Homophobic Flyers Amid Recall Effort

Syrians resigned, uneasy ~ "We are witnessing a new Afghanistan and a new Iraq"

Walmart Will Begin Offering Same-Sex Domestic Partnership Benefits In 2014

Material Girl Madonna tops list of celebrity earners ($125M)

Mission Accomplished! Oil hits 6 month high on war fears!

'If you weren't skeptical about intervention in Syria before, this should make you think twice'

Glenn Beck: 'The Nazis Are Here'

About "peace purists" and maybe other things...

The Egyptian junta just massacred more people than died in the Syrian gas attacks.

Our role is not to create disorder. Our role is to preserve disorder.

French girl attempts suicide after ‘veil attack’

Republican Thinks HIV Doesn't Cause AIDS, Climate Change 'Beneficial'

O’Reilly To Karl Rove: Only The ‘Loons’ Would Oppose Bombing Syria

Senator Obama, 12-20-2007..."The President does NOT have the authority..."

NY Times to Fire All Reporters With More Than 2 Years Experience

Tucker Carlson's "Daily Caller" shows it's true colors...

Robertson: Gay People Deliberately Spread HIV/AIDS By Cutting People With Special Rings

Kerry dismisses possibility of False Flag Chemical Weapon Attack

Check in if you are a Peace Purist.

ATF's Operation Fearless one year later

John Nichols: Why a March on Washington vet was arrested Monday ... for singing

Flashback: White House says War Powers Act doesn't apply for Libya conflict (same for Syria?)

John Nichols: Why a March on Washington vet was arrested Monday

SC Restaurant Boots Out Party of 25 Black Customers In Rain Because White Patrons Felt Threatened

NYC policeman charged after allegedly framing newspaper photographer

Wisconsin Capitol Police Chief David Erwin must resign due to blatant police brutality after 11.7% W

Gohmert: ‘Scary’ that liberal elites would use vaccines for ‘culling the population’ of humans

Watch a Reporter Get Naked Smack in the Middle of Interview with Mayor

Archeologists discover two stone sculptures at Chavin de Huantar in Ancash

Robertson: Gays Use Rings To Infect Others With AIDS

New HORRIFYING video shows civilians getting SLAUGHTERED in SYRIA by the Syrian Air Force 2013-08-27

new people, we have this thing called The DU Lounge (TM applied for, rights reserved etc)

young kittens and dry kibble (warning: don't read while you are eating)

‘Big Cat’ Causing Stir In Detroit Is Shot Dead

Cat spanking

question about Berkeley

Vermont Yankee timeline

Prosecutor says race was not a factor in the Chris Lane killing

Pardon my ignorance but has evidence of chems been found on the ground in Syria?

Obama Weighing His Syria Option

U.S. Shipping Thousands of Cluster Bombs to Saudis, Despite Global Ban

New York officer charged with lying about photographer's arrest

White House rules out 'regime change' among options for Syria

Obama May Need Republican Help If Picks Summers For Fed

Alec Baldwin and photog get in 'scuffle' in East Village

Papantonio: The Battle To Protect Domestic Workers

Couples challenge Nebraska ban on gay adoptive and foster parents

Changed for Good

Millions sweeten the casino pot

Kids killed with Chemical Weapons by Assad army 21-8

Question About Covered California (Obamacare CA)

Syrian civilians killed by Assad Chemical Attack

Catholic Conversation on Race: Catholics need to help make 'the dream' a reality, panelists say

Video: Top Virginia GOP Donor Pat Robertson Says Gays Use Rings to Cut, Infect Others with AIDS

Hagel: 'We're Ready To Go' If Ordered On Syria Chemical Weapons Response

(AU) 100% Renewables feasible by 2030

WH says there's 'no evidence of any alternative' to Syrian govt. responsibility for chemical attack

So it was Signals Intelligence (NSA???) that forms the basis of US certainty of Assad's guilt?

Syria Father crying over his Children who were killed in the Chemical Attack

Obama doubles-down w/NYTs James Risen: rat on your sources or 'Go straight to jail. Do not pass go'

With Kids Saying 'Yuck,' Some US Schools Quit Healthy-Lunch Program

Israel Asks US for Warning Before Attack on Syria

FBI Whistleblower Was Allegedly fired for Reporting Fraud & Sexual Misconduct Involving Prostitutes

Capitalism Cannot Be Reformed | Mickey Z.

Israelis Jittery Over Syria, Stock Up On Gas Masks

Syria and Our Discredited Government

When cops don't have an opportunity to shoot people..

At Charter Schools, Short Careers by Choice

Why rightwingers always win political arguments:

What is the difference? Chemical or conventional?

Voter Suppression = Taxation Without Representation

Pentagon Papers Attorney Compares It To The NSA Scandal

Palestinian Family Whose Jerusalem Home Was Demolished Moves Into A Cave

Vandal Attempts to Blow Up Oregon Memorial Embroiled in Church-State Controversy

I posed the question regarding evidence of chems used...

Well and Truly Fracked | John Michael Greer

The Self-Rehypothecation of Ben Bernanke | James Howard Kunstler

Remember the 'Labor' in Labor Day | Mickey Z.

You realize the 'thugs are laughing their asses off at us don't you?

Black and white dancing together

United States issues RFP for new passenger locos

Bank CEO Admits To Using Bailout Money To Buy A Luxury Condo In Florida

Note: The absence of war is not peace.

A little funk to groove up your Tuesday: Funky Nassau - The End Of The Beginning

Stocks Are Getting Demolished

Hans Blix: U.S. has “poor excuse” for Syria incursion now

France 'Ready To Punish' Syria Over Gas Attack

Two Bullets

Email forwards and despair

8 fried finalists in running for Texas fair honors

8 fried finalists in running for Texas fair honors

The New York Times website is down for the second time this month...

Facebook Gave 38K Users' Data to Governments in 6 Months

As a jets fan I find this funny

VP Biden Says No Doubt Syrian Regime Responsible For ‘Heinous’ Chemical Weapons Attack

Moscow Times: "Did Kremlin Arrange Snowden's Trip to Russia?"

Hank and Marie (Breaking Bad) Watch The Video Music Awards

Idiot Conservative admits the goal is punishing NC voters for voting early for President Obama

Hey there - in light of current news, any way a peace sign smiley can be added

Please, NO.

There has not been ONE reason given for Assad to have used these weapons

Oil prices are surging. Just wait.

Does anyone subscribe to NYTimes online? Is it working for you?

Pa. Child Porn Victim Sues Viewers for $150k Each

State lawmaker announces resignation from the legislature

Fired Fox News Executive Attorney: Roger Ailes Should Fear My Client Telling The Truth About Them

No Evidence of Residential Property Value Impacts Near U.S. Wind Turbines, a New … Study Finds

Sealed for decades, State House safe yields secrets

Liberal imperialism and the mythology of "Rwanda"

This was candidate Biden on presidential authority to unilaterally attack other nations

Did Johnny Weir join the Russian army or what?

The Mysterious 1917 Traub Motorcycle.

Trenton ties record for most homicides in a year

And to make certain the government's ability to spy is enhanced, a new spy satellite is set for laun

It's right to be horrified at the deaths from chemical weapons.

Cumberland principal's letter to McCrory goes viral:

Wes Clark Talks About Syria & Compares To Clinton Bombing Iraqi Intelligence Service (NPR-Today)

For Israel, U.S. Response On Syria May Be Harbinger On Iran

When I type "asshole" on my iPhone it auto suggests "Assholeburg"

Gay married couples not eligible for veterans benefits

Venezuela seeks 'fair price' for metals exports, traders see problems

Catholic billboard defaced

A run on gas masks in Israel.

Say what you will about Starbucks... But

Find the snipers who fired upon the UN inspectors and we will know who used the chemical weapons...

"We make war in a place without going to war in a place, & nobody is fooled except ourselves"

Fox, keepin' it classy (no surprises)

Pat Robertson: Gay community hunts people down and infects them with AIDS via special rings

Just because you CAN bomb someone doesn't mean you should...

Remember the guy who sued Rachel Maddow?

("Libtards" fame) New video from foul-mouthed police Chief Mark Kessler...

Lawsuit Claims City Failed To Help Bullied Teen

Anyone notice that it's the Benghazi posse who want Obama to

Carbon-sequestering ocean plants may cope with climate changes over the long run

Giffords' Heroic Intern Hit With Anti-Gay Smear Campaign

If the U.S. must police the world again, how about we pay for it this time with a war tax?

Military strikes on Syria 'as early as Thursday,' US officials say

NREL Study Suggests Cost Gap for Western Renewables Could Narrow by 2025

I am a believer in peace

23 years ago, the music died.

Sick Oregon Man Robs Bank for One Dollar to Get Health Care in Jail : Think Progress

"Family Planning", Walt Disney’s 1967 Sex Ed Production, Starring Donald Duck

X.Org Foundation Loses Its 501(c)(3) Status

"Hey, we cool, man?"

Newtown students start first new school year after shooting

I am in need of assistance from someone more media savvy than myself (most anyone)

Obama Won't Negotiate Over Debt Limit

"The guys who committed the crimes: blanket immunity. The guy who revealed the crimes: 35 years."

''When exposing a crime is treated as committing a crime, you are ruled by criminals.''

As displayed on Rumsfeld's own site:

Big Ed show - any one watching?

UA Engineering Professor Granted Patent for Carbon-Capture Process

CNN Commentator: Chelsea Manning Will Get 'Good Practice' Being Female in Prison

Snapping Turtles Finding Refuge in Urban Areas While Habitats are Being Polluted or Developed…

Were the drafters of international treaties banning chemical weapons stupid?

How many UN reps are looking for the evidence?

WATCH: Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s capitol police violently assault protester

A rush to judgment is a rush to war

Stevie Ray Vaughan, Live at the El Mocambo ~ 1983

Obama won't use military strike to oust Assad

our trip to Disneyland

Guns and raccoon allergies do not mix.

What to do when your iPad locks up?

IRS issues final rules on Obamacare's 'individual mandate'

FISA Court has been secretly expanding surveillance

Ferry makes hard landing at Liberty Island

Avoiding Congress Because Isolationists May Block Attack on Syria ?

Syrian Electronic Army takes down New York Times website

Fuck Assad, take him and his generals out.

When the chickenhawks say "Support the troops!"...

Every Stop-And-Frisk Performed In New York Last Year, By Race And Location

Why is a giant poster of Fuckin' Flacco on the side of Mile High Stadium???

Hotel owner replaces porn-on-demand wirh art-on-demand

There’s No Double Standard: Why the Killings of Trayvon Martin and Chris Lane Are Not the Same

The Wisconsin State Capitol Police Should Be Abolished l Carl Gibson

The President doesn't need the approval of Congress for Syria

Man I was Lucky-- My 4 years in the Military was during the Carter Presidency.

The last thing I wanted to do today is drive across town during rush hour.

From a US civil rights attorney - Two and a Half Years Later: Inside 'Liberated' Syria

Refrigerated trucks to keep their cool thanks to fuel cell technology

Could Syria be blowback from Iraq?

Oh shit! It's not just Kerry, Biden's a liar too! And Obama's a war-monger! And ...

Ted Cruz hasn't made me support hitting Syria, but

NJ Senate race: Lonegan hints that Booker is gay...

Today's Phuck You Putin Moment: Russian police seize painting of Putin in women's underwear

PA Sues County Over LGBT Marriage Licenses, Mayors Marry Couples with Licenses [VIDEO]

PA Sues County Over LGBT Marriage Licenses, Mayors Marry Couples with Licenses [VIDEO]

New nanomaterial increases yield of solar cells

Papantonio: Wall Street Starving Capitalism On Purpose

What's for Dinner, Tues., Aug. 27, 2013

Medicaid Expansion Bill Fails to Pass Michigan Senate,Sen. Colbeck refuses to vote

Syria, thinking aloud

Gohmert: ‘Scary’ that liberal elites would use vaccines for ‘culling the population’ of humans

Twitter is being messed with. Is it the work of the Syrian Electronic Army?

Perspective: a graphical comparison of earthquake energy release

Karren Finney..... you did a lousy job today with that idiot Hugh Hewitt....

PPP poll shows Democrat Ed FitzGeral leading Republican Ohio Governor Kasich 38-35.

So, yeah...remember that whole Iraq war thing? Remember all the refugees flooding into Syria?

AP and NYT Will Refer to Manning as 'Chelsea'

Study finds rattling ions limit heat flow in materials used to reduce carbon emissions

If you're wondering where Kali's been, she's out practicing what she preaches.

TexasTowelie prays, "Dear God, it's 'puff-puff-pass', damn it!!! Amen."

Who else responds JUST like this when you can't find your mouse icon?

Vegans are evil. (That is one angry spud!!! PO-TAY-TOES!!!)

People ask MiddleFingerMom, "MFM why do YOU (or does anybody) drink beer?" To which he replies...

Needless to say, it takes balls to REALLY show some love to MiddleFingerMom.

Cold winter winds help Australia to clean energy record

Righteous Avengers, if the Syrian "intervention" escalates into a full blown conflict

Gay Marriage Legal in Albuquerque!

Help Us Get Our Dad Back “Sign the petition to #FreeDonSiegelman and bring our dad home

Benhgazi: Another In A Long Line of Obama Failures Going Back To 1983

Big cat roaming Detroit streets killed by Local Asshole with Gun, thrown in trash

Iran to debate suing US over 1953 coup support

Former Billings teacher gets 30 days for rape of student who killed herself

Arab Allies Withhold Public Support for U.S. Strike on Syria

Scientists: New GMO wheat may 'silence' vital human genes

Retired Gen. Wesley Clark Talks About Precedents And Syria, NPR

"She made me do it"

My new favorite beverage -- OJ (Minute Maid Some Pulp) and Ocean Spray Diet Blueberry Juice.

US, allies going around UN to justify Syria action

Bombing for peace is like fucking for virginity.

My bumper sticker is older than my license plate. And the license plate is permanent.

Pay attention to Colorado!

Iran to debate suing US over 1953 coup support.

Who ARE these People...who Promote WAR?

Best indicator that attacking Syria is a MAJOR mistake.

Syrian Kurdish Leader Doubts Assad Would Be 'So Stupid' As To Carry Out Gas Attack

Following Right-Wing Attacks, Museum Seeks To Cancel 'Right Of Return Conference'

We've always been at war with the middle east...

Oye. Separation of church and state?

Oooh--it'll be very dangerous to go into Syria--

Chemical weapons ? .........GRAPHIC WARNING

Terrible Cookie

Kucinich: Syria strike would turn US into 'al Qaeda's air force'

US Media ‘Beats The Drums Of War’

Ron Paul Recent AMA on Reddit Reveals Bias Towards Private Prisons

50 years on, civil rights movement has changed with the times

Western attack to punish Syria likely to begin with barrage of more than 100 missiles

Three Leaking Mustard Gas Shells Isolated At Pueblo Chemical Depot

Is our Government doing a George Zimmerman on Syria?

Funny standup bit on Taking Care of the Earth and Christians by Louis Szekely

Haven't stopped over here for a long time but I found this and wanted to share it.

WAR! What is it good for?

McCain blames Obama for chemical weapons attacks in Syria (thanks Obama!!11!)

$10 billion Iran-Iraq-Syria Natural Gas Pipeline Construction

Pirates are selling postseason tickets.

Just thinking about science triggers moral behavior

Is there anyone here who doesn't believe a U.S. military strike in Syria is at hand?

Memorial for cyclist marred by SFPD harassment

Kucinich: Syria Strike Would Turn US Into 'Al Qaeda's Air Force'

Eskimos (Old Photos of My wife's Family) UPDATED 8 28 13

Wal-Mart will offer health insurance benefits to same-sex couples and domestic partners

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Wednesday, 28 August 2013

Summers: "Inequality has gone up because people are being treated closer to way they’re supposed to"

Name Thursday's scheduled bombing. "Operation NobelPeacePrize" has a nice ring to it.

THE ONION: Obama Weighing His Syria Option

Our Banks Own Airports, Control Power Plants & More-How Can We Stop Them frm Controlling th Economy

Unconstitutional warmaking to punish violating laws of war is like lynching for justice.

Yo Kali

State Elections Board to hear Montravias King, Watauga County appeals

This Is Probably The Funniest, Most Effective Way To Deal With People Who Ignore Science Facts Ever

How Depraved Money Hungry Media Is Distorting What We See, and Messing with the Country

POTUS Obama Says He 'Teared Up' Over Butler Movie

Student barred from running for office

Jerry Voorhis

Foster and Kriseman headed to runoff, voters reject the Lens, according to early election results

New Works By Tortured Artist/Torture Advocate - George W. Bush

Unconfirmed report: Syria's Assad makes surprise visit to Tehran

Am I Nostrodamus for calling this 75 days ago, or is the President just sickeningly predictable?

CBN Covers Up Pat Robertson's Claim That Gays Spread AIDS on Purpose

The home of Monsanto, Dow Chemical, and Union Carbide whining about chemical weapons