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Archives: August 4, 2013

IMPORTANT scheduling announcement

John Palmer died, one of the better newsmen/reporters of my generation

What Legalizing Pot In Uruguay Means For the World

What Legalizing Pot In Uruguay Means For the World

Zimbabwe election: Robert Mugabe re-elected amid voting fraud claims

The Heart of a Child

Best gay parader ever (spotted in Brighton, UK)

Hubble finds telltale fireball after gamma ray burst

I predict that after seeing this... some of you are going to daydream at your job about being a cat.

OMG!!! OMG!!! OMG!!! That was Taco Bell!!! What are we going to do?!?!? OMG!!! OMG!!! OMG!!!

Please Tell Me This a Fake

The God of all Self-Righteous Judgmentalist Assholes graces his flock with a visitation:

Thank you, Jack!!! Thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you!!!

MFM's only been part of a flash mob once in his life. They're not as fun as they look on YouTube.

The only time MFM ever went to a strip club, he got kicked out. For TIPPING!!! At a STRIP CLUB!!!

Arlington-area teens get lesson in compassion after taking LGBT flag from Kennedale home

Arlington-area teens get lesson in compassion after taking LGBT flag from Kennedale home

RIP Rep. Bill Gray (D-PA), First Black Majority Whip [VIDEO]

RIP Rep. Bill Gray (D-PA), First Black Majority Whip [VIDEO]

RIP Rep. Bill Gray (D-PA), First Black Majority Whip [VIDEO]

RIP Rep. Bill Gray (D-PA), First Black Majority Whip [VIDEO]

Was police killing of 95-year-old necessary?

steely dan - monkey in your soul

Wisconsin DNR removes Facebook page amid national outcry over SWAT-style takedown of fawn

EU warrant opt-out 'could free Julian Assange': Campaigners warn of four-month loophole

For Those Of You Who Were Wondering About The NEW Terror Alert...

Dont be fooled.. Keep your personal preferences to yourself...trolling alert!

Lummis say no coal port here

Bernie Sanders: Walmart family’s ‘obscene’ wealth subsidized by taxpayers

Lummis block Bellingham coal port

Asshole Awarded For Asshole Behavior By Business Community Leaders (The Onion)

Berlin court rules GreenTec Awards' disqualification of nuclear entry unlawful

Big problem: The Big Bang Theory’s stars are high on lithium

Post your favorites from the DU Lounge Music Library

God Loves Uganda: How An Oscar-Winning Producer And A Fiery Reverend May Save Africa’s LGBT People

Longtime NBC news correspondent John Palmer dies

God Loves Uganda: How An Oscar-Winning Producer And A Fiery Reverend May Save Africa’s LGBT People

An impound yard wants over $500 to release my stolen VW bug.

Alison Lundergan Grimes Talks Abortion As She Unfurls Policy Positions (interview)

Lawyers: Fla. man is ill, shouldn't be executed

"Is the GOP self-destructing?"

What will Snowden say if he sees something terrible in Russia?

Netflix's answer to my dissatisfaction, cancel your account.

Costa Rica seeks to close both public zoos

"Analysis shows Detroit pension funds in better shape than Orr says."

'Love Potion No. 9' singer sues over Clovers' name

What new car would you suggest for someone who commutes in winter?

For fans of British comedy:"Cabin Pressure"

International Business Times buys Newsweek; will not restart print edition

A railroad in space?

Just for mim >>


broken arm, broken healthcare system

210 arrested at Chevron refinery protest

The State Dept. has Issued over 100 Travel Warnings Over the Past Year

Ex-Obama strategist Messina linked to 'most homophobic political advert in US history'

How many times in history has this ever happened?

Diabetic Shock Alert! Too sweet for words!!!

N&O: Gun seizures on the rise at RDU and other airports

SeaWorld pushes back against new film, federal regulators

40-hour week---Send it on down the line

The Snowden wikipedia page is interesting.

U.S. grand jury probing contractor that vetted Snowden

Alan Grayson says we need to stop NSA meta data collection-it's unconstitutional

Mystery objects with high radiation found on Fukushima coast

Clooney Slams Hedge Funders: ‘They Get Bailed Out’ But ‘Nobody Gets Fired’

When it rains and hails and the wind blows ---

Doubts cast over TEPCO's plan to block radioactive water at Fukushima plant

Republicans Use Extortion In Their Latest Attempt to Transform America

Liberals Unite: Gun-Crazed, Militia-Inciting, PA Police Chief Given Short Suspension

Martin O'Malley 2016!!!

Wow! Just saw an anti-Obamacare commercial in Ohio.

A whimsical "inspirational" e-card.

Is San Francisco extremely dog/pit bull unfriendly?

Fleeing Syria, Palestinians find little support from their brethren in Lebanon

New Star-Spangled Banner takes shape in Maryland

SNL slapping Mitt Romney around...again

Just a few more months to wait! The latest on Comet ISON

Rape claim made for 'revenge'

"A totally different breed of chocolate cereal" (not satire)

I rewatched The Lives of Others

'Attacks were meant to intimidate us': Femen

Algeria: Public lunch protests mandatory fasting

Happy Birthday President Obama~

It's easier to blame the poor than to admit the system is broken.

Julius Chambers Dead: Civil Rights Leader Dies At 76

Do I hold off my job search until 2014 no-pre-existing condition rules come into play?

Get it into your calendar - the Perseid Meteor Shower is only a week or so away!

Jesus Would Have Been A Democrat. If He Ran For Office In The Bible Belt He Could Not Win -

balloon launch

New 'Doctor Who' star to be named on BBC America Sunday

One witness reports that driver purposely plowed into pedestrians near Venice Beach..

Well got another interview on a Sunday!

129 Million Americans Have Pre Existing Conditions - The Rest Will Have Over Time

Fracking off our coast!

Buy American Mention of the Week, 8-3-13 Finally, a more-accurate American-ness auto index

Long, hard, sad week in an Oregon wilderness fire lookout tower.

Happy birthday, Howler!

Mysterious Pentagram on Google Maps Explained

Democratic governors nervous about health plan

210 arrested at Chevron refinery protest (Richmond,CA)

Pollutants from Incense Smoke Cause Human Lung-Cell Inflammation

Burlesque icon Dixie Evans dies at age 86

I'm in love with a pin-up girl who is 60 years old, and probably never really existed:

I'm not thirsty.

Ed Schultz doing the Cupid Shuffle on live TV

"The Snowden Inevitability" by Gary Hart (former Senator)

China Stops Importing New Zealand Milk Powder, Minister Says

Congress Takes Another (5 week) Vacation While Nation’s Business Awaits

A few evening shots...

Former Texas justice, congressman Hightower dies AP 2:53 p.m. EDT August 3, 2013

Texas Democrat isn't giving up on abortion class

UK government to planners: ignore local preferences, proceed to frack

Time Warner blackout of CBS goes into 2nd day

Mini Batmobile...

I just got a hankering...

what is your favorite romantic movie ?

The Burka Avenger!

Louisiana continues to arrest gay men for sodomy despite SCOTUS ruling

Texas running short on execution drugs

Flip, Flop . . . .

A response to the car analogy

Sec. Alison Lundergan Grimes (D-KY) Fancy Farm Speech

Chris Hansen gets canned by NBC...

The Obama economy

August 4: National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day

One thing I'd REALLY like to know about NSA et al.'s spying on us:

Russian-speakers who want to make aliya could need DNA test

Smacking down the the latest anti-abortion fallacy.

My strange interview with an opaque and secretive Julian Assange

Edward Snowden Walked Right Into A Bizarre Alliance Between Wikileaks And Russia

Fuck the TPP. It's worse than you think.

U.S. grand jury probing contractor that vetted Snowden: WSJ

The War Against al-Qaeda Is Over

Heart surgery in India for $1,583 costs $106,385 in US

2014 on the horizon: GOP in key states tries to slow anti-abortion push

Japan’s First Astronaut: Gov’t lies about Fukushima disaster - Vital info on radiation risks kept fr

Libya's turmoil revealed in feud for custody of Gaddafi's son

Europeans press Ukraine's leader to accept deal on Tymoshenko, in return for trade pact

UK water companies are polluting Britain's rivers and beaches

Oh My. Freeper proposes amendment to the Constitution

The United States: Greatest country on earth or Greatest wager of war on earth?

The Corporate Right-Wing Agenda Is Driving Thousands of Americans to Attempt Suicide

Issa & House GOP's parting gift: Subpoenas

8 Things You Should Know About Corporations that Make Huge Profits from Standardized Tests

North Carolina Becomes the Front Line of a Brutal Corporate Assault on Education Raging in America

Good vibes for my pup, if you please.

Pennies at the Register, Dollars in the Paycheck

Scandal in South Korea Over Nuclear Revelations: "entrenched chain of corruption".

Mock Terrorists Reach Nuclear Bomb Material in U.S. Facility Drill

The MSM Is A GOP Protection Racket - They Skew Everything To Protect The GOP

Attorney Generals Fight for Public Access in Nuclear Issues

Time magazine catches on to the childfree movement, misses the green angle{large image}

I need a change of scenery

Revealed: Shock 'Code Red' safety report on British nuclear subs as fleet is hit by leaking, cracked

Kentucky man bids those with no loved ones a dignified farewell

U.S. grand jury probing contractor that vetted Snowden: WSJ

Kentucky man bids those with no loved ones a dignified farewell

Hollande vows to uphold ban on Monsanto GM corn

K-25 water tower comes down, down, down

No need to design one from scratch- this is what a viable progressive platform looks like:

Aid-for-Leverage Failed in Pakistan—It Won't Work in Egypt

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) D.J Meow Mix Edition

The Invention of Ideology by Non Sequitur

What Maisie Knew. Terrific little gem of a movie about childhood

So if they can do background checks on pressure cooker purchasers

Happy Birthday, President Obama!!

*** Help a DUer *** Sunday, 8/4/13

Tea party plans to abandon GOP stars

Members of Congress Denied Access to Basic Information About NSA

Donor Jonnie Williams, Star Scientific are cooperating in probe of Gov. Robert McDonnell

Nobel laureate Arab activist Karman deported from Cairo airport

What's for Dinner ~ Sunday August 4th

Cardamom Spiced Pancakes with Homemade Date Jam

GOP Abandons Budget Plan, Realizes ‘Fiscal Hawk’ Ryan Is Full Of Crap

Wisconsin: Out of State Union Thugs! Oh wait, it's just the Capitol Police

Alison Grimes on Kidney Stones

My Learning Curve for iPad Dummies begins!

Keep it Up

Julius Chambers, attorney who helped shape US civil rights law, dies at 76

Pope Francis the merciful, By James Martin

Some Thoughts on Arial Castro, George Zimmerman and Ending Violence

Woman at center of D.C. vandalism probe remains a mystery

Heart Surgery in India for $1,583 Costs $106,385 in U.S.

Breastfeeding/Formula feeding: I support you

80 Years Ago A Marine Major General Explained The Ugliest Truth About War

"This Is the Day!" | Rev. Dr. William J. Barber

Charities Collecting at the Checkstand.

Wild crop seeds could provide £128bn boost to economy, study shows

President Obama will not meet with Vladimir Putin on Russia trip if no change in Snowden saga

Professor Richard Wolff's Economic Update: What Capitalism Delivers (audio link)

Called out, what do you do? . . . Please come CAPTION Michele Bachmann!!!

Libertarian populism and the battle for the Perot vote

In support of an 11 dollar minimum wage.

WATCH: Meet the Gay Teen Whose Discoveries Will Change the World

Keiser Report: Financial Tapeworms

Black Female Atheists Explain Why They Align With The Secular Movement

I apologize for continuing to ask this of you, ASAH...

To the Hillary hostile -- name the issue YOUR candidate supports...

duunnn dunnn... duuuunnnn duun... duuunnnnnnnn dun dun dun dun dun

Mystery Neighbor who plays the trumpet beautifully

More states move to ban foreign law in courts

For gay Catholics, those words do matter

Jim DeMinted on FNS: "Let's hold the Government hostage to Kill Obamacare"

War in Afghanistan: A job no one wants

Need Advice. My 75 Year Old Mom Fell Down the Stairs

If the drone research, development, and procurement budget was scaled back by a 1/4

Speaking of TX - did you folks read this piece? ~ The Texas Legislature’s Sexist Little Secret

Why American Social Conservatives Love Anti-Gay Putin

Other Agencies Clamor for Data N.S.A. Compiles

Sheriff (Joe)'s posse makes mistakes; Aims to fix before school year

The Sexist Men in Tech Need to Grow Up, Now

Fracking: An anecdote

America’s suicide rate is on the rise, and Conservative economic policies are to blame.

Small Town America is Alive & Well.

hmmmmmmmmmmm, interesting sentence in the story on AQ's terra threat

A Very Special Thank-You Note from Michelle Knight

Leah REMINI (King of Queens): "More to follow me out of Scientology"

New Book: Romney's Chief Strategist "Walked Out Of Room & Threw Up" When He Saw Eastwood/Chair

Spain studies retaliatory measures against Gibraltar: report

Wikipedia blocks a Senate's IP after vandalism of Snowden article

Post Lac Megantic Disaster, Trains Carrying Crude Oil Continue Increasing Shipments

Your daily awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww

I'm nonplussed by this

On the post-KURTZ Reliable Sources Thom HARTMANN said the LIMBOsevic boycotts hurt Progressive radio

"The American dream" increasingly seen as cynical historical fiction.

The "Ten Percenters" who are these people - Jim Hightower

If his lips are moving, he's lying, posturing, dodging, and lying some more.

"there's been an awful lot of chatter out there,"

In Asia-Pacific, Army policy not one of containment

Evangelical Corporations Try To Force Their Employees To Follow Their Religious Beliefs

I'm just a bill (ALEC Rock version)

"Your Blood Turns Green" - Why The Right Can't Derail The Girl Scouts

Doctor Who

TCM Schedule for Tuesday, August 6: Summer Under the Stars: Joan Fontaine

under eternity blue....

Greenwald Mocks NSA ‘Robust Oversight’ - Congress ‘Being Forced To Learn About NSA In Our Reporting'

i's cleanin' my jack-knife when you did appear...

Sen. Saxby Chambliss makes jaw-dropping accusation against Senator Ron Wyden

I am ACTUALLY watching face the nation.

TCM Schedule for Wednesday, August 7: Summer Under the Stars: Fred MacMurray

36 Senators Introduce Bill Prohibiting Virtually Any New Law Helping Workers

The Republican strategy explained for the politically naive

From 1935

Ted Nugent: Trayvon Martin Got What He Deserved

Who can relate? (Me, I'm too sweet for words ... most of the time, but others:)

FOOD PORN UPDATES...Photos from 2 recent client photo shoots (BBQ & Pizza)

My belated opinion on this weekend's terror threat

How to devour Australia

Bill Maher on craziness in North Carolina--Poor James Taylor

I rescued a little moth. Or drove it crazy, or both.

Recommended Reading: The Detroit Bankruptcy

Conciliatory tones in Egypt as envoys seek to avert bloodbath

Pope Francis' woman problem (LA Times Op-Ed)

Australian PM Kevin Rudd calls election for 7 September

Wuerker on handing the keys of the Federal Reserve to Summers

E.J. DIONNE: Religion challenges left and right

Venice boardwalk crash: Man, 38, arrested on suspicion of murder

Greenwald-The more NSA collects non-terrorist communications-The harder it is to detect actual plots

Meta-Data Collection: Call Logs? Try Kilowatts Too

Barney Frank comes out of the closet as an atheist (video at link)

Anyone have a safe link to sign the Obama birthday wishes card?

Boston Globe newspaper sells for fraction of buying price (BBC)

"Spy Snowden" 153.000,000 results. "Spy Carlyle Group" 187,000 results. "Spy Booz Allen"...

Remember when you could google the Democratic Platform

Cannabis found among Newport street pot plants (BBC)

Virginia Governor Forced To Undergo Involuntary Probe

Made in the USA post needs some help

Scottish bishop says sorry to pupils allegedly abused by monks in Highlands

Ex-(as of June 15)L.A. County GOP official allegedly had explicit chats with girl

Members of Congress denied access to basic information about NSA

Rangers pitcher Matt Garza rips Eric Sogard and his wife in offensive Twitter rant

Al Qaeda Embassy Plot Among "Most Specific And Credible Threats" Since 9/11, McCaul Says

Suspect Drives Car Down Venice Boardwalk Attacking People

White House: Rouhani Will Find US A "Willing Partner" If Tehran Seeks Serious Talks On Nuclear...

Iran's New President Rouhani Takes Oath Of Office

More states move to ban foreign law in courts

DUers are you following the deadly hit and run in Venice. California last night

Battleground Texas made the Sunday Editorials in Dallas.

Dep Asst Defence Sectry 4 Detainee Affairs says 'Close Gitmo NOW', resigns. Consciences catching up?

The Backyard Shock Doctrine

'Send A Dildo To Vladimir Putin' Facebook Group Suggests LGBTs Protest Russian President

NY Times: Other Agencies Clamor for Data N.S.A. Compiles

Terminally ill boy gets wish to rock out with Pantera singer

(Saudi Arabia)Women’s IDs can be issued without guardians’ consent

Why is Cory Booker in prison?

Rainbow + tornado =

Going to Niagara Falls this weekend

40 votes (and counting) by the House Republicans to "Repeal Obamacare". How about

American paradox: You usually have to be both Christian and anti-Christ to succeed in politics.

Match Game Story: Batilda Rotbreath had such godawful halitosis that her dog _____ from smelling it.

Massive billowing, high-carbon, high-sulfur cloud from petroleum coke illegally stored by Koch bros

Russian lawmaker proposes paid days off for menstruating women

CNN learns recent intercepted message among senior al Qaeda operatives triggered threat concern.

Ohio killer set for execution found hanged in cell

The suburbs: No longer the American Dream?

Israel widens Jewish settlement subsidies

Military Police Patrol burns in firefight in Reynosa, Mexico. 5 Military police burn inside.

Santorum invokes Benghazi in 3, 2, ...oops

U.S. could save millions by paying each Gitmo prisoner $2 million annual salary to do nothing

OC Deputy Is Accused of Pepper Spraying Teen's Pizza

Help a Meat Inspector Punished for Reporting Inhumane Conditions!

Rick Santorum just won’t go away

BBC America Dr. Who announcement in the next few minutes

Buffet Warns 'Conscience Laundering' is the New 'Philanthropic Colonialism' -

Shark Week Ad. I am an evil person. I LMAO!

Ohio killer set for execution found hanged in cell

Question for baseball fans: caught behind.

Mount Tamalpais in silhouette

For AsahinaKimi, because I know she likes violent shit (WARNING: Violence n' shit)

What would happen . . .

Why would Obama send these 2 clowns on a mission to Egypt???????

The most dangerous animal:

Israel, US Have Vastly Different Takes On Iran's Rouhani Inauguration

Sunrise from space, with a late crescent Moon adding a poetic touch.

Ben Whishaw (Q in "Skyfall") Comes Out

Martin O’Malley Steps Closer To 2016 Presidential Run

Senator Schumer: Putin Is Behaving Like A Schoolyard Bully

Today is Mountain Moral Monday in NC!

How GPS Spoofing Can Take Control Of Drones And Ships

Armed Teen In South Bronx Shot Dead By Police Officer

Even Orwell didn't go so far as to write:

Time Warner Cable Replaces CBS With Movie Channel On Its Lineup

Peter Capaldi was announced as the new Doctor......

In Norway, Start-ups Say Ja to Socialism

Without comment, a comment from Techdirt: "The security theater is ridiculous"

NY rail, trail backers spar over Adirondack route

Another relative of Aaron Hernandez killed in freak crash

A campaign of organized, conscious mendacity

Has this ever happened to you? Is it a TSA thing?

If Marvel and DC can . . . .

Dogs Lower Barriers Between People

"The Most Efficient Office in the World" It’s run by the United States government

Square bubbles.

Bud Selig's EPIC interleague failure, August 2nd-4th 2013:

Tawana Brawley begins making payments 26 years after rape report

The Backyard Shock Doctrine

Don't miss this week's Making Sense with Steve Leser Radio show! Top Story: Whistleblowing!

Don't miss this week's Making Sense with Steve Leser Radio show! Top Story: Whistleblowing!

Ashcroft, Blackwater, ugh

Am I right in assuming that wacko Delingpole has finally lost in completely?

The Reclusive Peeping Tom Photographer and his Cardboard Camera

Distant relative of Amelia Earhart plans two-week flight around the world

Charles D. Varnadore, Whistle-Blower at Nuclear Lab, Dies at 71. "He got tired of fighting"

Seeds of Death - Full Movie

Both Texas Senators Cornyn and Cruz at odds with one another over the ACA.

Rush Limbaugh is "caught between an Oxycontin and an oxymoron"

you would think that folks in GD would get satire

U.S. instructs 19 diplomatic posts around the world to remain closed throughout next week

Efforts to save Guatemala's iconic birds

American Cops Don't Belong in Canada

Corn and Basil Pudding

Poulnabrone Dolmen, Co. Clare, Ireland

Islamist militants attack Somali capital, plan more before Ramadan ends

Does a bear s*** in the woods . . . or in the pool?

1 year ago: Booz Allen wins $23 million dollar Saudi navy support contract

Happy Birthday Mr. President! (Lots of Photos!)


Hamburger chef Jamie Oliver has just won a battle against one of the largest fast food chains

The President Likes Cake! (Photos)

(Story update) Morocco king revokes paedophile's pardon

Iowa father delivers threatening letter to woman his son allegedly raped

Roosevelt grandson: Scott Walker is no FDR

Cuba opens 1st solar farm

Slashing Racist Crack Sentences Has Already Saved 16K Prison Years And Half A Billion Dollars

Somebody explain to me how the band 'Sons of Bill' are not absolutely huge ...

UN human rights rapporteur's Guatemala City offices burglarized

American (Republican political consultant Paul Manafort) admits cash role in 'Karachi affair'

Plan B Finally Hit Pharmacy Shelves This Week

Army takes over Honduras prison after riot

Spain's Down Syndrome councillor makes history

The Sounds of Reading

Obama ex-campaign manager Jim Messina signs on as campaign adviser to Conservatives — in Britain

Why FRONTLINE Isn’t Doing Android — Yet

Islamabad on red alert for possible attack, two senior Pakistani officials say

Record Number 21 Million Young Adults Living With Parents

Deleting - DUPE (link to other thread in post)

Dallas Morning News editorial board praises President Obama for West, Texas executive order

Embassy Closures Extended Through Aug. 10 Out Of Caution, State Department Says

Greenwald can't make up his mind: Is the FISA court a "rubber-stamp" or not?

So, what the NSA spying on us means...

U.S. Forest Service. Very recent cam shot. few min ago.. of Montana Mountains..enjoy

Colorado lawmakers' license plates exempt them from speed cams & parking tix

WWYD? No blinds or curtain lady..

Clothing left at airport security checkpoints to go to veterans

Missy Franklin wins record 6th gold at swim worlds

Protest filed against anti-fracking ballot measure

Has Anyone Here Tied The Embassy Closings To The NSA Spying?....

18 year old cat


Cat dick:

Sometimes you can tell just by looking at a dog that he or she is nothing but a big bully.

McDonald's new logo:

There's a good reason why they won't hire Philosopher-Cops.

MiddleFingerMom is no longer trusted to go on any beer runs to resupply late-late-night parties

"Mom. MiddleFingerMom: The Sad Saga of MFM's (Very) Brief Career as a Bond Girl":

Heads up - you get The White Queen on Starz August 10th

US and other Envoys to meet jailed Muslim Brotherhood leader Khairat El-Shater (updated)

US offers Iran President Rouhani 'willing partnership'

Fracking Protest Activists Poland Aussie UK With Bianca Jagger

Psychologists for Social Responsibility Letter to President Obama (Re: Gitmo)

Oddly Specific: Russian Man Accused Of Stealing Entire Road

Finally, Thousands of Old Rape-Evidence Kits (in Texas) Are to Be Tested

Charles D. Varnadore, Whistle-Blower at Nuclear Lab, Dies at 71

Medvedev : Russia's top priority in S.Ossetia war was to defend our citizens interests

Baltimore baby died after grandmother gave him methadone

List of the Harmed

As Most Car Sales Surge, Kia And Hyundai Lag

NSA, Prism, Snowden,FISA..I am trying to make sense of it

4-year-old mayor is re-elected in northern Minn.

Divided We Fall: Krugman October 2010..Boy, did he hit it on the head.


HazMat on scene of Lawtell (LA) train derailment, evacuations ordered (1 mile radius)

"President" Barack Obama celebrates his "52" "Birthday" today

I cannot believe I am having a Twitter argument over small-town values.

How to Whitewash a Plague

Video of women in Texas being strip searched, fingers up both holes because cop said he smelled pot

A "reassuring" NSA story that isn't....the mission IS creeping.

Photos of Obama Being Awesome (in honor of his birthday)

I would like to suggest another improvement in transparency.

Funniest Obama Quotes Ever (in honor of his birthday)

Intercepted Al Qaeda Communications Indicate Planned Attack ‘Big,’ ‘Strategically Significant’

States consider regulations for civilian drones in U.S. skies (over fears of spying)

I had a headache today.

Can Stand Your Ground create 'legal serial killers?'

Embassy closures and the boy who cried wolf

Cleaner Act Press Conference Matt Cartwright Fracking

Religious Groups Refuse to Allow Gas Pipeline from PA. Across Their Historic Retreat Property

Paths to Adopting Gun Insurance, General and Concealed Carry

FDL Book Salon Welcomes Radley Balko, Rise of the Warrior Cop

SNL Fans. IS there an SNL skit where a woman got slapped by a man by accident.

"There's been an awful lot of chatter out there. Chatter among terrorists."

The GOP flips the script on Obama

Turbine Trouble: Ill Wind Blows for German Offshore Industry

Snowden’s ‘secrets’ should not surprise

Israel Willing To Forgo Some US Missile Defense Aid, Says Report

Success of MA health care plan (basis of Obamacare), which began 7 years ago.

Church of the non-believer

Russia Expects Continuity In Iran Cooperation After Rouhani’s Election

West Acts Like ‘Bull in China Shop’ in Middle East – Russian PM Medvedev

Religion in Russia’s Foreign Policy