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Archives: August 5, 2013

Rep. Steny Hoyer Again to Lead House Democrats to Israel

Here’s what real reform of the NSA looks like (Rush Holt's "Surveillance State Repeal Act")

How about some gratuitous, adorable pet videos?

Governor to launch new purge of Florida voter rolls

Bombs damage two shrines in Egypt's Sinai

The NSA & Anthony's Weiner

Woman drives from Queens to Brooklyn with man clinging to roof


So. I got married yesterday!

College football coach: Professors live "a hell of a life" with yearly 6-month vacations

Stormy Monday, 8/5/13

Peter Capaldi steps into the Tardis as the new Doctor

When photographers need the right angle...


Whenever I try to play a video I get knocked offline.

I need to thank Eleanor & Franklin Roosevelt for today..........

CAP: The Nonexistent ‘Center’ Folds -"conservatism that doesn’t seem interested in governing at all"

Condemned to Die Because He’s Black

NCAA investigating Manziel for potentially profiting from autographs

NCAA investigating Manziel for potentially profiting from autographs

I've asked this question in other threads with no success

Art Donovan, vocal ex-Colts defensive tackle, dies at 89

Video Shows Car Plowing Into Crowded Venice Boardwalk (man has turned himself in)

Alison Lundergan Grimes on Mitch McConnell...

Please Rick, Please Rick; We beg of you....Please Run...

The Miami Dolpins are sure dull.

Discovering Tarot: Learn From the Old—Create the New

Virginia’s ‘Gov. Ultrasound’ facing possible criminal charges

Food Stamp Nation


Paganism, part 3: the wheel of the year

Family Pleads For Answers Why Police Gunned Down Daughter In SE OKC

Centro bus video shows Syracuse police tasering disabled man

Mother Nature treated us to a double feature today

Monterey Park sign ordinance debate recalls '80s ethnic controversy

Art Donovan 1925 - 2013

Confusing headline

After Sikh temple attack, victim’s son and former white supremacist formed unlikely alliance

Police: vandalism at gay activist's La. home

Officials: Pakistan on alert for possible attack

We've discovered the joy of Padron peppers!

Megalodon, people. Megalodon.

"Bramble Berry Tales" Children's books based on native tales in english, french & spanish

Famous highly metaphorical writers

Concerning "local" gun stories.

Twitter updates its rules for users after uproar over rape, bomb threats

Make Olympics in Russia the gayest ever

Greenhouse emissions explained in 7 balloons

Cleveland Browns let 5 yo cancer survivor score a touchdown!

(Australia) Candy cigarettes could earn big fines for General Pants store

Christian Children's Entertainer Who Wanted to Eat Kids Gets 20 Years

The fascinating election of 1896.

Gen. Dempsey: It ‘Wouldn’t Surprise Me’ If Russians, Chinese Have Obtained Snowden’s NSA Secrets

San Francisco on high-alert after terror threat

Retiring the American Empire

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Monday, 5 August 2013

Got a second interview Tomorrow!

Anti-love, Anti-family, Anti-sexual, Anti-social ,Anti-intellectual, Anti-humanity

Train derails in Louisiana, about 50 homes evacuated

Solidarity Sing Along in Wisconsin - Aug 1

Can't chop your papa up in Massachusetts, Massachusetts is a far cry from New York...

Fracking Chinese

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

Flat out awesome.

"The root of Washington’s ills"

"The Nation Institute" from "The Nation"

Found more anti-gun "talking points" guides

Bloodhound Gang Lead Singer Defiled Russian Flag On Stage, Russians Not Pleased.

Berber carpet and dogs: a cautionary tale

Saw a former student score a TD in the HOF game

Why do Republicans keep voting against Obamacare? Because we keep writing about it.

Tree kills pregnant woman...

David Frum on the rights of women who are impregnated by rape.

BART strike: Last-ditch talks continue to avoid transit shutdown

What kind of society do we live in where a man hangs himself to avoid the death penalty?

Maybe the coolest lattice-top pie you're ever seen (I think it's blueberry):

Bombshell: Plutocrats Brazenly Collude to Hurt State Economies and Screw Working People

Harborside and University of the City of London conduct groundbreaking research

I hate his politics, but Jon Voight is going to win some Emmy's for his role as Mickey

Pisa: The last of my Italy photos...

Hondo-based pizza bakers shoot for Guinness world record

TABC remains unable to punish bars serving intoxicated patrons due to ruling

I am going to open a shop that sells batteries in Atlantic City.

German politicians call for publication of report into cold war doping

state by state speak your mind about oregon

state by state speak your mind about oregon

This music will make you cry no matter what your faith is.

Dozens clown around in Irving for annual convention

Venice Boardwalk Crash Victim was Italian Tourist on her Honeymoon

Billionaire environmentalist going big in Virginia governor's race

A-Rod can play during suspension appeal: AP Sources

i saw something strange last night

Departing earth, as photographed by Messenger.

Eleven days without killing a kid under 13 with a gun, then Texas blows the streak...

Tamerlan Tsarnaev 'had right-wing extremist literature'

no offense sec clinton but no thanks

Feminist Yog-Sothoth will drive you insane after getting your consent

Billionaire Gets New Sports Arena in Bankrupt Detroit

Buddhist Scholar Says Norquist Pledge Is Treason, Goes Viral (VIDEO)

BART strike called off: Deal extends contract for another week

What is the most non PC discussion you've had with your parents...

45 Quotes To Use When Describing Conservatives And Republicans To Your Friends

What do you all consider more of a travesty?

Child porn bust takes off 1/2 of TOR's hidden sites offline

It's late, I want cookies... Specifically I want those coconuts girl scout cookies...

Voter ID Turnout Suppression Tactic on Trial in PA ... Again [VIDEO]

Voter ID Turnout Suppression Tactic on Trial in PA ... Again [VIDEO]

Voter ID Turnout Suppression Tactic on Trial in PA ... Again [VIDEO]

WHOA! Just found out that a guy I dated years ago charged with murder.

Dead Shark Appears At Door Of Nantucket Bar

Ominous undertones to Alaska's summer of sunshine?

From OUT Magazine: Glenn Greenwald: Life Beyond Borders

Swiss voters back single-payer health insurance

"Brown Bagging" is now on Seattle's shitlist...

Juan Cole: Putin as America's Frenemy: The Snowden Paradox

Naomi Wolf: Through the Lookism Glass

Obama Uses NSA Database to Find Man; Just Wanted to Hang Out

John Oliver (The Daily Show) Rips Anti-Gay Bigots

Why medical tourism? Just do the math for a joint replacement

Happy birthday, Mother Jones (August 1, 1837 - Nov. 30, 1930)

Evacuation of Settlers Haunts Israeli Right .

Sometimes the myths are wrong...

Is the goal of destrying the middle

August 5: National Waffle Day

Committing Acts of Journalism

Childfree Adults Are Not “Selfish”

Cotton candy ...

Never Forget

Exclusive: U.S. Directs Agents to Cover Up Program Used to Investigate Americans

Colombian radio journalist shot dead

Matadors Flee Spain For Peru As Recession Bites

Repost-"OFFICIAL SC LAW ENFORCEMENT HURRICANE INST" (since the heart of the season is here):

Maduro announces PSUV candidates for December municipal elections

The New Neros: The Koch Bros Profit from Burning the World Up (Halperin Infographic)

Brazil: Law clamps down on bribes

Five dead in Philippines bomb blast

India parliament likely to debate food programme

Herman met Sally on the beach one night,

8 Ways Privatization Has Brought Pain and Misery to American Life

What's the Pentagon Hiding at a Georgia Military Base?

The Great American Do-It-Yourself Retirement Fraud, Brought to You By Big Finance & Co.

I was awakened an hour ago (3am) by lightning and thunder here in SE arizona

We're in a Post-Constitutional America: and Nobody's Saying Much About It

Tiny adrenal tumours 'cause high blood pressure'

Amazon Runs Up Against Germany’s Labor Culture

The Danger of Clinton Fatigue

Offshore...Fracking: Far More Common Than Previously Known

No posts on last night's "Newsroom?" OWS was big topic.

DEA Agents Are Told To Cover Up Spying Program Used Against Americans

Governor Ultra-sound possibly facing criminal charges over cash gifts

Compare and Contrast

The Clowns of America convention

Poll Shows Republican Voters at Odds on Party Leadership and Direction

Under Obama, we’re off to our best Private-Sector Job Growth since 1999 - Inform the republicans and

Deep Impact vs Armageddon

Fleet hosting talk on use of drones

'The NSA Benefits': Mass Data Transfers from Germany Aid US Surveillance

What Is Chris Christie Doing Right?

NSA Blowback: German Minister Floats US Company Ban

Has anyone installed Joomla! or other similar CMS on a Windows Home Server 2011 SP1?

Veterans blame planes used to spray Agent Orange for illnesses

Would appreciate admin guidance re: "Help a DUer" OPs

Warning: your luxury toilet may be targeted by hackers

U.S. plans to monitor Afghanistan relief projects remotely

roosevelt`s grandson.."walker is no fdr"

Monday Toon Roundup 1- CONgress

Monday Toon Roundup 2- Spys and spying

Monday Toon Roundup 3- Repubs

Dozens dead, stranded after flash floods in Afghanistan, Pakistan

Monday Toon Roundup 4- The rest

New study finds vast online marketplace for guns without background checks

Blumenthal, Murphy announce the Domestic Violence Survivor Protection Act

Drunk driver stands his ground

review: texas leads the way in wind energy

In Afghanistan, a second Guantanamo

In Afghanistan, a second Guantanamo

Exclusive - Japan nuclear body says radioactive water at Fukushima an 'emergency'

TUESDAY: Rally to support Cretex strikers (MN)

The U.S.’s octogenarian Nazis problem looks a lot like its Guantanamo prisoners problem

Jim Messina, How Could You Flip From Barack Obama to David Cameron?

Whose ox? What gore? . . . Please come CAPTION Fox's Howard Kurtz!!!!

This is a Democrat attacking our postlal service now?

Here's a fat cat bragging about rigging IL bond ratings to kill pensions

Against the NRA? Can you write a bumper sticker slogan?

G.O.P. Governors Warn Party Members in Congress Not to Shut Government

"A matter of national security..."

Assange: It's Payback Time

Well, good thing Brown intervened in the BART strike to be:

ain't this the truth

Tea party plans to abandon GOP stars

Senator Carper introduces legislation to virtually end the USPS

Krugman: Republicans Against Reality

tell it like it is

Bwah-HAH/wow!1 Ashton KUTCHER can remember where he was when Steve JOBS died!1

the greedy leading the mushrooms

Fighting the GOP’s Hateful Agenda – Without Hate

Members Of Congress Denied Access To Basic Information About NSA

How To Panhandle Outside A Right To Life Convention?

Junin Tapaculo: New Bird Species from Cloud Forests of Peru{large image}

Shocker (Boston Marathon bomber)

New Spider from Laos Named after Actor Dominic Monaghan

Senior U.S. senator says Putin acting like 'schoolyard bully'

What’s Going On In Texas? This Is Rape By Police (VIDEO)

In Germany, Union Culture Clashes With Amazon’s Labor Practices

I voted Republican

First reaction: lab-made burger short on flavor

"Greetings Suspects! - D'oh" I Mean Citizens!" - The NSA comes clean --- by Tom Tomorrow

Atheism not gloom and doom


The Reviews Are In For The First Lab Grown Hamburger

It's August in Austin

Southern Hilarity From Obama's Tennessee Visit Last Week

Accused rapist has his dad send threatening note, police say

Digital religion: Russian Pirate Church eyes registration

How the Tesla Model S is Made -- Behind The Scenes -- The Window - Wired

Over 200 arrested at CA Chevron refinery protest

"You have to wake the people up first, then you''ll get action."

What's for Dinner ~ Monday August 5th

Papantonio: EPA Confirms -- Fracking Poisons Drinking Water

Another Ignorant Kid

Study Shows Fast Food Burgers Can Contain As Little As 2 % Actual Meat

The only Thug who could beat Hillary is Chris Christie.

Video: chef prepares first lab-cultured beef

Can't stop looking at this and laughing while going awwwwww...

My Jakarta: Sabrina Joseph & Nicholas Pudjiadi, Co-founders of Catholic Fellowship Jakarta

"Somebody must raise a dissent"--Moral Monday clergy lead the way

Services in U.S. Expand at Fastest Pace in Five Months

In Afghanistan, a second Guantanamo

Transcendental Meditation. I Love It! Anybody Else Doing It?

Today in Peace and Justice history on August 5, 1981

Don't Panic: Japan nuclear body says radioactive water at Fukushima an 'emergency'

Oakland’s Creepy New Surveillance Program

I can't think of a caption.

Snowden and the paranoid state

Did you know this about DU ...

"Will Lie For Food." Please come CAPTION Howard Kurtz Remix!!!

Clinton family at it again . . . typical of them

Monday Morning Skeptic: Questioning Authority In The Sprawling Boston Bombing Case

Turns out she wasn't 2 years old. She was just 1.

Question about Greatest Threads

Exclusive: Japan nuclear body says radioactive water at Fukushima an 'emergency'

1984 Day Sees 'Restore the Fourth' Protests Across the Country

Fusion Centers: the Surveillance State metastasizes

VICE- Israel's Killer Robots

The New Motto Of The Police Nationally - "To Protect And Serve Crooked Dishonest Politicians"

60-70% of food on U.S. supermarket shelves has GM ingredients

14 photos that will warm your heart

Election Officials Catch Dead Man Donating $100,000 To Sen. Mitch McConnell

Marine Life Moving Poleward By Average Of 7 Kilometers Annually - Guardian

Alison Lundergan Grimes | Fancy Farm 2013 | KET - Full Speech

Hillary skepticism explained in 15 questions

Samsung Loses Over $1 Billion in Market Value After Veto

The economic hit men: An animation piece you need to watch

Republicans are working towards a completely PRIVATIZED country

RICHISTAN: The Rich Are Saving Cash At A Record Pace

In Need of a New Hip, but Priced Out of the U.S.

I've been looking at the log on my wifi router

What law, if any, limits the use of "terror" intel for non-terror law-enforcement?

The Rude Pundit: A Brief Note on a Death (A Follow-Up):

"PILLIGIZATION" Is What Privatization Really Is.

I Charleston

Detroit Emergency Manager Orr: City was “dumb, lazy, happy and rich”

Venezuela goverment congratulates Zimbabwe on re-election of Mugabe


From the military to rape victims: Don't call 911 or go to the hospital first...

Here’s how the world’s first synthetic meat tastes

Sen. Eddie Lucio Files Bill Requiring Texas Men To Take Three-Hour Masturbation Course Before Sex

New Yorkers use bogus 'therapy dog' tags to take Fido everywhere

Rangers' Matt Garza apologizes for Twitter rant

"Green Billionaire" Launches Big-Money Blitz Against Virginia GOPer

Pic Of The Moment: Dear Eric Cantor

Fukushima radioactive water leak an 'emergency'

Would you consider making it possible for group hosts to be alerted when a person gets a jury hide..

Reuters: How DEA program differs from recent NSA revelations

'Bus-Sized' Lump Of Fat Called A 'Fatberg' Discovered In London Sewer

The Rude Pundit: A Brief Note on a Death (A Follow-Up)

NSA handing over non-terror intelligence to the Justice Department. From NSA intercepts

I'm leaving to go get a Pet Scan

RNC offers win-win scenario for the American people

RNC To CNN, NBC: Drop Hillary Films Or We’ll Pull Presidential Primary Debates

Do you live on Planet Misogyny?

Communist Party makes a comeback... in Japan

Tony Bennett's Day of Reckoning Has Come: Is Corporate Reform Far Behind?

"What Happened When My Son Wore A Pink Headband To Walmart"

FLOTUS tweet to President Obama

Campaign Finance Board Denies Liu Matching Funds

Republican National Committee To CNN, NBC: Cancel Hillary Clinton Programming

It's official. The first hamburger made from lab-grown meat has been eaten.

Activists Launch Foolproof Plot to Impeach Obama: Stand on Overpasses with Signs

US information officer flees Kenya after killing

Governor signs bill criminalizing conduct against corrections officers

Since Rick Perry, Ted Cruz and John Cornyn don’t care about Texas, Obama does their Job for Them

practicing for the 2016 primary

Should U.S. Gun Manufacturers Be Held Responsible For The Ongoing Violence In Mexico?

Florida Man Rips Pink Headband Off 2-Year-Old Boy At Walmart, Calls Him a 'Faggot'

Developer Says Arlington Killed Plans to Turn Six Flags Mall Into Hispanic Shopping Center (Updated)

Making Sense with Steve Leser/ Headlined now@

Members of Congress denied access to basic information about NSA

"I'll Bet You Did:"

Do you get the REAL significance of the DEA surveillance story? Wow, just Wow.

The Last Temptation of Tina Brown

Rosemary Lehmberg effect: Travis Co. Commissioners to vote on funding state’s Public Integrity Unit

Toon: Snowden talks about free speech rights in Russia...

Anyone Who Does Not Toe The GOP Line 110% Is A Terrorist Or Commie In Their Eyes.

Welcome to Post-Constitution America

Members of Cuomo's anti-corruption panel failed to pursue 1,500 criminal referrals from Board of Ele

Law designed to strip criminals of assets targets innocent homeowners

does anyone else enjoy reading the hidden posts?

What happened to Lovers' lanes ?

Bigotry against the poor on the rise in tough economic times

So... I'm planning to do a clam bake... First time doing it

Comedian Lee Camp: NASA climate change video shows ‘we’re f*cked by 2100'

"Welcome to Post-Constitutional America" --Peter Van Buren

House GOP weighs defunding ACORN for 13th time even though it hasn't existed since 2010

About the Reuters DEA Special Operations Division Story

Lab-grown burger gets taste test in London

Fox News and Trump complain: Blacks say ‘cracker’ but we can’t use the N-word

What do you think ladies? US Airforce Poster on sexual assault.

Papantonio: The Conservative War on Consumer Protections

Ohio Police Say Store Clerk Kills Man in Helmet

Freepers: Iraq & Afghan wars were a mistake.

Taste test: Lab-grown hamburger short on flavor human extinction as a result of human action.

Popular cat breeds

Twelve players suspended for PEDs

NASA's Curiosity rover celebrates its first year on Mars

High level Al Qaeda operatives are already in place!!!!!


Religion takes a bite out of your paycheck in Pakistan

and my cousin is out of the hospital

Photos from a gig last Saturday night.


Feds Are Suspects in New Malware That Attacks Tor Anonymity

In DC, state Sen. Wendy Davis vows bid for governor or reelection; no other options under review

From ACLU to Californians. Legislators seriously considering surveillance drones to spy. Take action

Driver says he did all he could during Florida school bus beating

Big bidness: Other states seize on Texas’ inaction on roads

Whoa Tina BROWN to Mistah KURTZ: "didn't I fire you for serial inaccuracy?"!1

Just one more reason Florida hates its citizens...RLC's

When life gives you lemons...

LGBT protest at Russian Consulate in San Francisco

40 Votes to Repeal Obamacare?

What is happening on the music front to address current political trends? Share your songs.

Escaped boa kills 2 kids in New Brunswick.

Did Someone In The Senate Edit Snowden’s Wikipedia Page To Brand Him A Traitor?

Dean Baker: The Economy Is Awful and Larry Summers Should Not Be Fed Chair

What is WRONG with some people?

Court: Pa. school can't ban 'boobies' bracelets

Call the Wahhhbulance for E. W. Jackson, he's being "persecuted!"

RAVITCH: Philly School District may sue banks and Wall Street for fraud losses

A book commits suicide...

You Would Be Absolutely Crazy to Miss PBS Tonite at 10pm:

How many will march on Washington on August 24th?

Dying toddler serves as parents' best man

WA man accused of strapping bomb to dog, blowing it up

Florida has a new contender for "Idiot congressman"

So, if Hillary runs is it safe to assume

Curiosity Rover: One Year on Mars

Greetings from southeastern Estonia (is this the right forum?)

What do you think, if an employer asks in an interview, "What is your greatest weakness?"

watched Anthony Bourdain's Democratic Republic of the Congo special last night

Some thoughts are keepers... and worth repeating over and this one...

The Three Biggest Lies about Why Corporate Taxes Should Be Lowered

Woman fails driving test within ten seconds after flipping car

Embassy closures earn little respect for a US that's lost the benefit of the doubt

Humans of Tehran: Hipsters, thrashers and parkour

It was quiet and peaceful at the park-until Marcy got there.

Marijuana Poll: Reported Use Remains Stable While Support For Legalization Grows

Law designed to strip criminals of assets targets innocent homeowners

Oh My Gerd! Sickest thing I've seen on Youtube. Stimulating neurons with soy sauce.

Report: Alex Rodriguez suspended through 2014 but will be able to play during appeal

2 children dead after python escapes N.B. pet store

What's so bad about slavery, anyway? . . . Please come CAPTION Rush Limbaugh!!!

The Detroit 'Bail-In' Template: Fleecing Pensioners to Save the Banks

Rush Limbaugh: Tech bloggers 'hate' Apple

Thom Hartmann on CNN's "Reliable Sources" panel on the future of conservative talk radio

If you believe in the miracles described in the Bible, such as the parting of the Red Sea, then how

"What Cop T-Shirts Tell Us About Police Culture"

Utah pageant winner accused of throwing bombs

Question: what do you get if you triple your double-standard? Answer: come CAPTION Reince Priebus!!!

Same-sex marriage bill comes into force in Uruguay

Eight Ways Privatization Has Failed America

Philly schools consider suing Wall Street banks for fraud-induced losses

If doctors told Senator McConnell he had a kidney stone...

re: Recreating an Investigation (DEA/NSA story)

is it cool for people to accuse Obama of killing journalist based on rightwing sources.

Yes, There Is A Real Life "Hunger Games" Camp. No, No Murder Involved.

The Party of (Nutty) Ideas

A-Rod, 12 others suspended in MLB PED scandal

Dumb Criminals: Tennessee Man Gets Drunk, Naked, Steals Heavy Machinery Equipment

Sorry Officer, Pepper Spray Is Not A Food Product, Despite What Fox News Tells You

I hit a bat on the freeway on my way to work this morning...

RNC threatens boycott of CNN & NBC over Hillary programming (TV shows/movies)

The Rugged Rhetoric Of Reince Priebus

God loves Uganda: America's Christian right targets homosexuals in Africa

Any folk here live in states that have redistricting commissions?

Rich-Bored-Unable to find a job because of Obama-Then tap into your inheritance & start a hedge fund


Making a Real Life-Size Wall-E Robot (Geek Week!)

Democracy Cannot Succeed When Voters Are the Only Group Without a Lobbyist

How the GOP Libya Witch Hunt Made us Close our Mideast Embassies & Crippled US Diplomacy (Juan Cole)

A-Rod suspended, but he still gets to play

E.W. Jackson: Democratic Party is 'anti-God'

U.C. Berkeley Professor: Please tell the FCC -- Wireless is harmful at currently allowed levels

MEDIA MATTERS: Limbaugh Is FINISHED: "The Damage Has Been Done"

City Asks High Court To Review Sugary Drink Ban

According to your opinion, are non consensual cavity searches a form of sexual assault?

Four Things Politicians will Never understand about Poor People....


Christian Children's Entertainer Arrested For Child Pornography, Charges Of Cannibalism

Illinois fatcats discuss plan to sabotage state bond ratings

'Obamacare' enrollment launch just 8 weeks away


Take a Close Look at Craziness of the GOP's Attempts to Destroy Obamacare

3 Biggest Lies Corporate Lobbyists Will Use to Push Lower Corporate Taxes

The Great American Do-It-Yourself Retirement Fraud

Please NEVER use Kimberly Dvorak stories for any subject at DU. Any.

Here's How The Corporations Defeat Political Movements

82 of Top 100 Companies Used Tax Havens in 2012

Why RNC Chairman Reince Priebus Is Freaking Out Over Pop Culture’s Hillary Rodham Clinton Obsession

Florida's Scott readies second 'disgusting' voter purge

15 Years Later, Tawana Brawley Has Paid 1 Percent Of Penalty

Ted Cruz Made $1 Million Representing Sketchy Clients While Running for Senate

Chevron guilty of refinery criminal charges

Who would win in this Dr. Who staring contest?

Glenn Greenwald on How Secretive DEA Unit Illegally Spies On Americans, Covers Up Actions

Washington Post to be sold to Jeff Bezos (

Nonviolent Direct Action Shuts Down First US Tar Sands Mine in Utah

Election officials catch dead man donating $100,000 to Sen. Mitch McConnell

We should not confuse spying on suspected terrorists abroad with spying on Americans.

WTF?.Threat to the Homeland: Iran’s Extending Influence in the Western Hemisphere

"there are no STEM jobs but whatever just keep saying STEM because it's Very Serious"

"Father Peacemaker:" Chicago Priest Helps Saves Lives Through Basketball (Fr. Michael Pfleger)

Jeff Bezos of Amazon just bought the Washington Post.

Huge Global Coalition Stands Against Unchecked Surveillance

Washington Post Sold To Jeff Bezos...

When you were young and your heart was an open book...

What do you think our most powerful renewable resource is ?

{Boston Bomber} Tamerlan Tsarnaev Had Right-Wing Extremist Literature

CA in music -


"What's wrong with being sexy?"

Billionaire Environmentalist Targets Cuccinelli With Ads - the King of the Climate Change Deniers

Rick Scott/Tony Bennett: Together in Scandal


Sand mines in Wisconsin unearth environmental problems

Dumb Criminals: Teenage Crooks Take Incriminating Selfies Before Robbery

Obama to decide on Russia trip 'in coming days'

THE BILL OF RIGHTS... JUST ANOTHER BROKEN TREATY? Leonard Peltier has spent nearly 40 years in pris

Why so many "I'll never vote for Hillary" posts?

Wisconsin: They're still arresting peaceful protesters here

Climate change pushing marine life towards the poles, says study

Mike Malloy mocks Ted Cruz's anti-gay paranoia and hypocritical "pro life" people

Rep. Jim Bridenstine We Would Be Heroes Shutting Down The Government To Defund Obamacare

Pakistan says world without nuclear weapons is 'feasible'

Sen. Leahy: Bloomberg’s Gun Ads ‘Didn’t Help A Bit’

Gas leaks from shale wells rare

Who's still handling snakes?

Home Depot founder’s quiet $10 million right-wing investment

Judges Extend High Court Same-Sex Ruling

NBC and CNN respond to Rinse Preebus....


Washington Post to be sold for cash. $250,000,000

Mountain Moral Monday, live stream

Wisconsin: Community Forum on Monsanto and Genetically Modified Foods (West Bend, Aug 14)

A different strategy?

Jersey Truck Driver Charged With DUI After Cabin Catches On Fire

Freepers whining about are restriction for job applicants. This guy says he isn't eligible

Luckovich draws the GOP as lunch

Congress can't get basic info from NSA, but DEA can get details on suspected Americans.

WIRED: Feds Are Suspects in New Malware That Attacks Tor Anonymity

Diane Ravitch Discovers a Capitalist Plot

What's for dinner?

TOON: giving Larry Summers the keys to the economy...

Are you ever going to respond to my questions?

I'm not sure where I should ask this but here goes: I often get a situation where I open a post and

Manuscript discovery supports anti-abortion position.

New York Times endorses plutocracy!

Are terrorists really wanting to destroy this country? I have my doubts. You should also.

New U.S. Envoy to U.N. Grilled on First Day-By Refugee Students.


Staten Island Man Tried To Sell Baby On Craigslist

Done in a flash?

SEC Judge Rules Stanford Executives Are Liable for Fraud.

Comet of the Century?

Has Discovery Channel "jumped the shark?"

Is New York's Greenest Building Really Green?

MSNBC Says Grayson is "An Incredibly Effective Legislator"

WH PETITION: Ban Monsanto's Genetically modified Food products in the United States.

Christie's hired to appraise Detroit art collection

How Conservatives use Journalists to produce conservative propaganda

Syrian rebels push into Assad's Alawite mountain stronghold

On Saturday, Rick Perry Forgot Which State He Was In

Top (Calif.) Democrat considering bill to end transit workers' right to strike

The House Republicans are doing an awesome job unless...

Chilean judge closes Pinochet embezzlement case, family not charged

Tea Party wisdom from Michele Bachmann...

Birthers continued efforts to maintain relevancy

Lindsey Graham: Al Qaeda has been on steroids since Benghazi

Chevron to pay $2 million fine for SF Bay refinery fire: official


Indian IT firm accused of discrimination against “stupid Americans”

New Yorker: Too Much InfoTech (political sex scandals)

LTE In Response to Sen. Carper’s New (end the) USPS Bill

Black Harvest: New Mexico aquifers being sold out for fracking

The G.O.P.’s Surveillance Judiciary

Braised pork belly

Snake 'strangles two children' in New Brunswick, Canada

White House warns some US embassies could remain closed for another month

Ordered certificates from the British General Records Office

CNN Fires Back At GOP Over Hillary Clinton Doc & Debate Threat

Judge quizzes jurors as Hasan trial nears

BP denies US allegations of fixing natural gas market

You get what you pay for.

Yesterday on a cross country flight...

Laid-off and reemployed at lower position

New York To Suspend Driver's Licenses Of Tax Scofflaws

There was some NEW NEWS about Michael Hastings Death...Explosions

"America Tonight" Soledad's new show

THE GREAT DIVIDE - Crumbling American Dreams

The center-right Economist is even telling us we're a little too into surveilling...

I might get flamed for this but . . .

Question on honey bee disappearance....

Samantha Power Presents Credentials As US Envoy

Monday, car show day! (Pic heavy)

How much A/C are you running?

Moral Monday Asheville (pic)

H.R.366 - Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Act of 2013

Study Finds 5 Ways Conservative Media Erode Trust In Scientists

36 Senators Introduce Bill Prohibiting Virtually Any New Law Helping Workers - ThinkProgress

Texas Police Pull Over Three Women And Search Their Vaginas For Marijuana

I am in favor of Spying

This sums up Fixed Noise.

Welcome To Hebron, Where The Rule Of Law Is Nonexistent

Editorial: Demanding Freedom Of Movement And Access For Palestinian Journalists