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Archives: August 6, 2013

MAP: Keystone XL Pipeline And The People In Its Path

Tennessee Man Allegedly Got Drunk, Stole Bobcat 'To Hide His Nudity'

Obama's Phoenix Trip Highlights Housing Rebound

For the Windows network savvy

Officials: Gunman Opens Fire During Municipal Meeting, Leaves At Least 2 Dead [Ross Township]

Bill Thompson talks New York mayoral race, Travyon Martin, Obama

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos buys Washington Post for $250m

Larry Summers' Enron Connection Is Yet Another Reason Not To Make Him Fed Chairman

Are TX cops also fingering men's butts on the roadside during routine stops?

David Corn Reveals "Groundswell" : A Cage Match Between Ginni Thomas And Karl Rove

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Tuesday, 6 August 2013

In a rare tender moment, graywarrior shares her recurring nightmare with a friend.

Bluesbassman's band has added an exciting new member to their line-up.

There are those days when you really, really, REALLY wish for the "Good Old Days".

You see this cat Sheep is a bad mother... (HUSH YOUR MOUTH!!!)

MFM, shameless cheerleader for The Lounge, leads some typically-focused Lounge Lizards in a cheer.

Sometimes MiddleFingerMom just misunderstands. Sometimes he misunderstands so horribly.

Coal and Corruption: Business as usual in Kentucky

Some photos from today's Moral Monday in NC

I might get flamed for this butt

You say you didn’t know there was an Obamacare Draft Card? THAT’S BECAUSE THERE ISN’T!!

Vintage / modified car show (warning 11 pics)...

Columbus bike-share program goes live

How to be an actual whistleblower

Sounds familiar~

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Malloy: The Return! & a new Kittehs gif

Diamonds Are Bullshit

Witness says Manning damage still being felt

What's very more dumber than voting to repeal Obamacare 40+ times

HTML questions

Journalists rally against Gaza crackdown

Old Family money gives way to new geek money, let's hope for the Washington Post going

Way worse than NSA fears 1: Five Egregious Ways Police Are Seizing Property From Those Never Accuse

FBI pays for malware so it can spy on us with our phones and computers

Way worse than NSA fears 3: Idaho Medical Marijuana Advocates Return From Trip, Find Children Taken

Snuffy vs Shark: The Next Chapter

Nesting cranes

Way worse than NSA fears 2: Illegal body cavity searches of women standard policy at Texas

Russia bans American band after performer stuffed the Russian flag in his pants

Wisconsin State Capitol Police Officer assaults videographer

Texas strives to become first "All Male State"

Wendy Davis (D-TX): 'I Will Run For One Of Two Offices'

The Real Thug

Is it too early to discuss presidential candidates?

Army Child Abuse Cases Jump 40% From 2009

Anyway we could get the NSA to spy on the ALEC conference

I might get framed for this butt.

So "post-Constitutional" is the new "authoritarian" and (other epithets against fellow Dems)

Christians for Michele Bachmann!!!

Defending Dissent

DWI Attorney Found In Contempt For Showing Up To Court Drunk

Christmas Comes Early For Sarah Palin’s Grifty Thing

At The Request Of Obama, Republican Senators John McCain And Lindsey Graham Are Headed To Cairo

Republicans Go On a Nationwide Rampage Of Eliminating Laws That Protect Americans

SEIU supports $15 minimum wage for fast food workers

U.S. to review DEA unit that hides use of intel in crime cases

Something serious occurred to me while watching old "Perfect Strangers" episodes:

9 Out Of 10 Americans Are Completely Wrong About This Mind-Blowing Fact

I just got my adult trike on the road. It's a Royal Enfield and looking for info about parts.

Crazy traitor leaker got Congress to notice vast surveillance state By Alex Pareene

I'm officially old: I HATE LOUD!!!

Bernstein Has ‘High Hopes’ About Bezos’s Purchase of Washington Post

The Texas Legislature’s Sexist Little Secret

I don't know what music to send to Lounge

"Fewer than ten show up for ex-gay pride event that expected to draw ‘thousands’"

Testament rocks way better than Metallica.

Southern China's heatwave is grinding on.

Florida executes mass murderer said by lawyers to be mentally ill

NARUTO MOVIE???? .... oh hell naw...

McLennan County DA: Investigation into West paramedic reveals no link to explosion

I've avoided attacking Greenwald

36 Senators Introduce Bill Prohibiting Virtually Any New Law Helping Workers

NARUTO MOVIE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!..... um. no.

Rep. Dawnna Dukes Hurt in Car Crash; At Home Recuperating

Tigers score 4 in the ninth, beat Indians 4-2

Move over Michele Bachmann and Steve King. Meet Ted Yoho, the newest Looney Toon in the House

Okay. Twilight was licking a lollipop. Sugar is bad for a cat right? Am I not giving her something?

Gay teenager kidnapped and tortured by Russian homophobes believed to have died from injuries

Thousands attend Mountain Moral Monday, protests spread to Chicago and Oakland

A modest proposal for jury duty

Manning "Not Guilty" Of Aiding *The Enemy

For those who have issues with WaPo, stand by. Jeff Bezos is buying it and will make some changes.

Corpus Christi: 'Nice Guys' Owners Await Sentencing on Federal Charges

"AIDS deaths falling sharply in eastern, southern Africa"

Texas Legislature adjourns 3rd special session

Texas Legislature adjourns 3rd special session

Another rich, entitled juicer gets to game The Game.

Question ...

August 5 was a big day for sports births (a long list)...

"Al Qaeda Chief: Egypt Coup Shows Democracy Corrupt"

Woo-hoo!!! "Breaking Bad" less than a week away. Here's a recap and some predictions!!!

Labor Rights Remain a Dream Unrealized for Colombia’s Workers

Judge Strikes Down City Council's Prevailing Wage Bill

Day 29: Police Arrest 7 Prison Hunger Strike Supporters at State Building

UN: Bolivia's coca crop down 2nd straight year

"40% Of US Workers Now Earn Less Than 1968 Minimum Wage"

Overdue library book returned to Centre College 185 years later

Rep. Velazquez Arrested During Rally To Save Long Island College Hospital


New Brunswick RCMP say two young boys killed in their sleep by python

A couple of trillion dollars later and Americans STILL are forced to hear from Al Zawahiri

Screw your salmon and your virgin wilderness, Alaska,

Talk about candidates for Gov. does have me concerned....

Massive Toxic Black Cloud, Brought To You by the Koch Bros, Blows Over Detroit

Oliver Bashes MSNBC’s Bashir, Hayes, & FoxNews For Ruining The News With Their Dirty, Dirty Politics

Teachers also say Colombia’s government broke promises

Oliver Tears Apart GOP’s 2016 Fever, 'Clown Car’ Of Candidates, And ‘Sharknado Of Voter Suppression'

Drank all my wine and out of booze.

Host Question

Japan Marks 68th Anniversary Of Hiroshima Bombing

Obama to urge Congress to shutter Fannie, Freddie

A Republican Congressman's Weekly Agenda

What film is this? French bank heist flick...

90% of engineering contracts in Colombia ‘rigged’: Engineers

A BAGFUL OF CASH: How the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Orchestrated a Corporate Takeover of Government

This is a test

Mars Curiosity Rover Sings Happy Birthday To Itself! :-D

Mars Curiosity Rover Sings 'Happy Birthday' To Itself

An update on the ex who won't give me my stuff back...

Cali Christ statue dressed up to protest corruption

It's Only 58 Degrees Out… IN EARLY AUGUST. WTF?!

Consulates and the Vatican in chaos as HSBC tells them to find another bank

Spain sells jets to Argentina following UK territorial dispute

Boston Priest Caught With Adult Hooker, Vatican Secretly Rejoices

BP says rejection of private oil spill claims appeal could scuttle whole settlement

The Future of Energy: Why Power Density Matters

The annual Hiroshima argument has commenced in GD.

OTJ Training @ the Fire Station? 2nd Shreveport firefighter arrested in prostitution investigation

Reince Priebus 2016

Petition Calls For The National Guard To Disarm Militia Holding One Pennsylvania Town Hostage

Baroque Bacharach

You thought Ted Nugent was nuts before? You ain't seen nuthin' yet!


Regarding the Olympics...

Hiroshima poll

Is it true to say that the terror warning has caused critics of surveillance to "back off"?

Mexico Leader Said to Seek Changes to Break Oil Monopoly

Mexico Leader Said to Seek Changes to Break Oil Monopoly

Candlelight vigil honours Wisconsin Sikh victims

Plouffe: RNC Should Hold Debates In ‘Sealed Fox Studio’ To Hide ‘Crazy Sh*t’

Crazy talk -Al-Qaeda might attack Guantanamo, claims US attorneys

RGJ investigates: records not sent to gun database

About gun stories in GD

August 6: National Root Beer Float Day

What's a great joint for 24 hour breakfast?

Lori Garver Leaving NASA for Air Line Pilots Association

Ariz. Hotshot widow Juliann Ashcraft fighting for denied benefits

Rush Holt on Social Security--Scrap the Cap

August 6, 1965 – US President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Voting Rights Act of 1965 into law.

Security expert Bruce Schneier on the Public-Private Surveillance Partnership

Rick Perry at RedState: We're In Florida - Someone in Crowd: We're in Louisiana

T.S.A. Expands Duties Beyond Airport Security

What the Oliver Stone docu says about the nuclear bombing of Japan is...

Utah beauty queen, and 3 others, facing serious charges for throwing home-made bombs as a prank

¡¿Quien Es Mas Macho!?

Wells Fargo: Your Neighborhood Mega-Money Laundering, Drug War Profiteering, Prison-Industry Bank

Why the State Department's Embassy Warnings Give Us Ample Reason to Doubt the NSA

US warns citizens to leave Yemen amid terror alert

Boomerang Babies: Record Numbers of Young Adults Live with Parents at Terrible Cost


Gay teenager kidnapped and tortured by Russian homophobes believed to have died from injuries

As French idea of restaurant changes, so does law

Fracking the Commons: Why Your Public Lands Are Under Assault by Oil and Gas Drilling

Killer dogs' owners in England and Wales could face life in prison.

Russian paratroopers violently attack lone gay rights activist in St Petersburg

Crosspost: Russian paratroopers violently attack lone gay rights activist in St Petersburg

Offshore fracking in California: What could go wrong?

Good morning, Lounge! (Vermont edition)

Global warming leads to darker ice leads to more global warming

Handsome Boy Modeling School ft Cat Power - I've Been Thinking

Uganda: LGBT activists bravely stage pride parade in Kampala

Obama to Propose Eliminating Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

Rich people’s bodies are polluted with different, more expensive toxins

The Magical World Where McDonald's Pays $15 an Hour? It's Australia

Why isn't all cable provided on an a la carte basis? Re: Time Warner's offers to a la carte CBS.

Rutger's Program Sends 1000 Kids to College...for free

Cody, a service dog, reunited with owner after being hit by a car and missing for one month

Never leave a young man behind

Hurricanes and Climate Change: Huge Dangers, Huge Unknowns-Jeff Masters

Law Student/Security Researcher Devises 'Terrifyingly Easy' Way To Spy On People

Jeff Bezos' Shocking Washington Post Buy Was Not A Business Deal — It Was A Cultural Statement

Mike Hill (R) Florida. Be afraid.

Republicans vs the general population...nothing we didn't already know but fascinating just the same

This Will Be A Circus: Trial of Nidal Hasan At Fort Hood, Starts Today

Looks Like Governor O'Malley Is Running For President In 2016

US Issues New Rail Safety Rules After Quebec Disaster

Indian soldiers killed near Kashmir ceasefire line

GM offers big price cut on Chevy Volt

Looking At GOP Pres Field We Could "Have Selected" Someone Worse Than Bush

McDonald's Pays $15 an Hour? - Where you ask?

Republicans threaten boycott of debates over Clinton programs

Snowden's Wake: German Firms Scramble to Boost Data Protection

Bagram: Torture, Detention Without End at US Military's 'Other Guantanamo

List the trends you have observed that will change our world.

The Manning Verdict: Obama's Defining Injustice

NSA Blowback: German Minister Floats US Company Ban

Robert Scheer: A Statement of Peace, or an Epitaph

When in Doubt, Bomb Yemen...

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

Excellent idea for neighborhood pets

Why ALEC Fabricated Public School Failures (and Why We're Not Surprised)

Paul Ryan was going to resign so he could prep for the VP slot


Winning Our Hearts and Minds? Monsanto and Big Food Pull Out the Big Guns

A couple of Vermont Ladies Sing: Neko Case's New release & Grace Potter at "Love for Levon"

The More Nefarious US Foreign Policy, The More It Relies on Media Complicity

Inside the Censored EPA Fracking Water Study

Health Care Amnesia

Wisconsin: Paramilitary style guards get license to protect Gogebic mine site

Democrats' Move to the Right Profoundly Affects our Young People and Our Future.

Health safety expert to reveal 'zero-harm' NHS manifesto

15-tonne 'fatberg' removed from London sewer

How DC Home Rule Will Help Low-Income Women Seeking Abortions

I think everyone on social media and the like should add this

London Strolling

Hours to Go, Just to Get to Work: Indonesians Cope With Infuriating Traffic and Inefficient Transit

Korean Driving Test - Fail!!!

Cat looks like "your not really filming this"

Illness linked to . . . wait for it , the Olive Garden

Lantern Ceremony in August 6th 2011

So that's why Jean-Luc drank the synthesized stuff...

Del. Jennifer McClellan, Rev. Robin Gorsline Condemn EW Jackson's "offensive," "hateful rhetoric"

Rejoice, rejoice, you've made your choice!

did anyone see the video of the Brooklyn woman heckling Weiner?

American Greed - Allen Stanford

Sound advice ...

Sadako Story "INORI"

Inequality: Why are the rich getting richer?

The Sadako Story "Inori"

The Nation: Do American Anti-Choicers Really Want to Live With Europe's Abortion Laws?

Ven hospital announces suspension of food service to patients

London Strolling

Strategically Significant' Planned Attack from Al-Qeada...Now What?

A Petition Calls for the National Guard to Disarm Militia Holding Town Hostage.

Yale Renames Rape to 'Non-Consensual Sex,' Not a Big Deal

Other Federal Agencies want the NSA info like the DEA gets.

George Duke, master of his craft, has left us . . .

Tuesday Toon Roundup 1- Worst Congress Ever

Tuesday Toon Roundup 2- Worst Party Ever

Tuesday Toon Roundup 3- Roid Rage

Tuesday Toon Roundup 4- The Rest

Please sign petition for dog blown up by owner in Washington

Marine Life Reacts Faster to Warming Than Land Species

Man halts massacre without use of HIS OWN gun. NRA sure to be pissed.

Criminalization, Race and Food Access in a Time of Hyper-Afrophobia

I am shocked--shocked that SC doesn't require the noncustodial parent to pay for college for their

"We're the Real Conservative Christians" | William J. Barber, II

Easy comparison of Fed Chair candidates

Read This Before You Believe The Obamacare Premium Spike Hysteria

Fukushima "Emergency"

What's for Dinner ~ Tuesday August 6th

Communist Party makes a comeback ... in Japan

Bernie Sanders Exposes The Republican Goal of Abolishing The Minimum Wage

Full Transcript for my Segment on Whistleblowing, Snowden, Manning, Assange and Greenwald

Full Transcript for my Segment on Whistleblowing, Snowden, Manning, Assange and Greenwald

FRANK RICH: List of Dem politicians fiercely opposed to existing order=1 & only 1 - Elizabeth Warren

Audrey Hepburn’s 1951 Screen Test For "Roman Holiday" Is Completely Captivating

Are Babies for Idiots? Maternal Urge Decreases in Women with Higher IQ

Obama Visits Arizona 8/6

Obama Spouts Populism As His Party Tacks Left

Let me get this straight...

just a quick reminder of our recent history

Really Feeling

No Surprise - Perry doesn't KNOW what state he is in

"Brood CXIII Congress" from Brian McFadden

BREAKING: George W. Bush undergoes successful surgery to open blockage in heart artery

U.S. to review DEA unit that hides use of intel in crime cases

Liz Cheney IMPROPERLY Received State Resident Fishing Licence Based On INCORRECT INFO

interesting how there's a major terrorist threat just as the nsa is coming under scrutiny

Handy Comparison Chart: Fed Chair Edition Yellen vs. Summers

Papantonio: Corporatizing College Students

Every year, I see the same thing re Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Is Music Necessary? (recent essay by George Duke, who passed away last night...)

Japan unveils largest warship since World War II

Taken-a story of civil forfeiture

Doonesbury on Texas

"Never too early to poison the life about you." Please come CAPTION Rush Limbaugh!!!

NYC bar owners dump vodka into streets, promote boycott to protest Russia’s anti-gay laws

Happy Birthday, Voting Rights Act!

Former GOP official arrested for sexting minor after mocking Anthony Weiner


Dust Bowl Conditions In SE Colorado; NV Removing Livestock From Rangeland, But NM Ground Zero

Senator Amplifies Her Voice to Referee Fiscal Showdown.

RNC chair complains about Hillary biopics: ‘We have to control the referees’

US Flies Embassy Staff Out Of Yemen Amid Terror Alert

Republicans Ignore the Law, and Harass Gays for Being Gay

Video illustrating GE's collaborations in Canada on tech projects

Americans With Best Credit in Decades Drive U.S. Economy

What Warming Looks Like; 16-YO Svalbard Polar Bear Reduced To Bag Of Bones By Ice Loss

Even When Abortion Inspires Mixed Emotions, Women Say It Was The Right Decision For Them

Google (et al) = an arm of the NSA/Pentagon

Rohani Says Iran Seriously Determined to Resolve Nuclear Dispute

Detroit EM Refers To City As “Dumb, Lazy, Happy And Rich”

Venezuela second most violent country in world (Spanish)

WaPo: Why You Shouldn’t Underestimate Elizabeth Warren (More Favorable Than Obama, Rubio, Biden)

The pictures that captured a nation at war: Civil War photographer's iconic photos

Iran's President Rouhani says determined to resolve nuclear issue

A Warren-Mikulski ticket in 2016 is one I could embrace with both arms!

Second major transit agency strike threatened in San Francisco area

Hair Robbery Is The New Trend In Venezuela

Hair Robbery is the New Trend in Venezuela

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

"The worse thing about slavery is that it's over." Please come CAPION Florida's Rick Scott!!!

"In a democracy, the law should never be secret."

Republicans Seek to Decriminalize Rape and Other Crimes Against Women

Topless interviewer, and other bad interview techniques

George W. Bush hospitalized......

Chris Christie’s Legal Position on Gay Marriage Is Pure Nonsense

from Sherrod Brown for Nina Turner

Vermont cheesemakers take top prizes in national contest (Jasper Hill Farm, best in show)

And another poor deer bites the dust.

Scale of the Universe

Do you suffer from nephelococcygia?

Could this be a future progressive youth movement around the country?

Switzerland: Ceremony recalls dangers of nuclear weapons

Republicans Ignore the Law, and Harass Gays for Being Gay (X-Post from GD)

Murdering Dreams: Apparatus of hopelessness-designed to squelch any sense of alternative future...

Holy Shite - awful death - graphic video

Take a stand against nuclear weapons

New Hampshire buys armored vehicle to fight Occupy movement

Looks like Peter King wants to run for president

Obama's abuse of the Espionage Act is modern-day McCarthyism

US Has Enough Empty Houses to Hold All of Britain

Military Judge Reduces Bradley Manning’s Maximum Possible Sentence to 90 Years

Boy missing in bush says kangaroo saved him

How to Make Strawberry Thyme Jam, As Told By Cats

Celebrating the Right to Vote

Pa. Boy Dies After Being Parents' 'Best Man'

Ray Donovan?

Fukushima's new 'emergency' – radioactive water leaks

The homeless are having to use libraries as day shelters

The Guardian: Seven facts you need to know about the Arctic methane timebomb

Degree of surveillance communication with Washington and Germany is very cozy....

Anyone here experienced with Roxio Easy CD & DVD burning program? I need instructions...

Media Blackout of PA. Town Held Hostage By Militia & police chief

So I threw a package of hash browns, some white onion, scallions, a shallot, some sour cream

Pic Of The Moment: RNC To Media: Pull Hillary Biopic Or We Won't Let You Televise GOP Debates

It's no coincidence the recent spate of terror alerts follows the NSA mass surveillance scandals.

We droned 4 more "Al-Qiada militants" in Yemen last night. Notice the designation.

Marine life spawns sooner as our oceans warm

Blacks could rock the vote in 2014 — if they vote: By Jonathan Capehart

Rachel Maddow - California town takes on Chevron over refinery pollution

Chris Christie’s Legal Position on Gay Marriage Is Pure Nonsense

The Space Solar Power Workshop, 2013

The Rude Pundit: Washington Post's Marc Thiessen: Here's Some Conservative Lies That'll Scare Idiots

A take-down within a take-down: on David BROOKS.

Do not regret growing older

Madonna, Lady Gaga could face charges in Russia for violating visas

Food flix.

White middle class medical people and the lower class:

TEN THOUSAND turn out to protest GOP in Asheville, NC

U.S. Trade Deficit Narrows To $34.2B In June

Rachel Maddow - Florida makes another attempt at voter purge

Just go the f@ck away already. Nobody cares about you.

Rachel Maddow - Billionaires buying newspapers: cause for alarm?

One thing is true about Japan after Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Proof that the Texas traffic stop "cavity searches" are just a pretext for rape:

The Last Word - Bill O'Reilly vs single mothers

New Mexico is the driest of the dry (LA Times)

New York Today: Cold Wave (In Summer)

Navy Vets Say They Suffer From Agent Orange


ORNL research reveals new challenges for mercury cleanup

Back in the fields this morning.

At the risk of stepping on a land mine, New Yorker's piece on Steubenville is interesting

August 6. A story in song for contemplation. Able, Baker, Charlie, & Dog

One more attempt to sell mass transit.

Terminally ill 2-year-old dies after serving as ‘best man’ at parents’ wedding

Woman advocates repeal of death penalty as part of unconditional pro-life policy

Masahiro Endo survived both Hiroshima and Fukushima

You just haven't earned it yet baby

Gag. TransCanada plans colossal trans-Canada oil pipeline- dwarfs Keystone XL

HOLY SHIT The Ten Greatest Barn Finds Of All Time

NOW is the time to ask DISH for a lower rate on your bill

Case of Boston mob boss 'Whitey' Bulger goes to jury

Zardoz Speaks To You!

Professor Cornel West and Chris Hedges to speak out for Bradly Manning.

Megaload stand off: Nez Perce leaders arrested in tar sands equipment blockade

NO salad is complete without some English Cumcomber.

For that special College Grad, only the best will do...cakes by MiddleFingerMom Bakery.

Happy Bin Laden Determined To Strike In U.S. Day!

Suspect in Fort Hood massacre: 'I am the shooter'

U.S. senators urge Egypt dialogue, prisoner release

One Hiroshima talking point examined.

Need advice about how to deal wtih a friend who has been diagnosed as having paranoia.

Imagine if Edward Snowden had revealed this:

Officials: Car bombs kill 20 people in Iraq

Shocking new allies: Atheists and Christian women!

GM rice approval 'edging closer'

Whatever hi-tech surveillance method is used only for national security today

We still don’t really know how bicycles work

State (Florida) approves exhumation of graves at Dozier School for Boys

Paralysed man has lived in hospital for 45 years.

Elmore Leonard recovering from stroke

*Gen. Clark will be in CNN documentary TONIGHT titled "THE TRUTH ABOUT BENGHAZI."

Broad Decline in Obesity Rate Seen in Poor Young Children

A glimpse of history: RFK and Reagan discuss Vietnam

Need advice about how to deal with a friend's paranoia.

Christian Entertainer Serving 20 Years After Getting Caught Planning To Eat Kids

We Need A Talking Filibuster - Joan McCarter Discusses

The perfect comparisons between the Left, the Tea Party, the Taliban, and the Nazis

Former NSA Chief: Snowden Defenders Are ‘Twentysomethings Who Haven’t Talked To The Opposite Sex’

Terror Trial Attorney Makes Plea To Vacate Prison Sentence

If you, apropo of nothing, bomb one of our aircraft carriers, you have declared war on us.

Gilberton officials demand inventory of suspended police chief's guns Read more: http://www.mcall.c


Florida Man bit by shark, rattlesnake and hit by lightning. 4 strikes against him.

Would you stand for someone in a wedding you don't agree with?

Happy Independence Day Jamaica

Iowa Finally Wins Something, Named Top Party School

PA Suspended Police Chief Mark Kessler - Kerry & UN, can SUCK IT

Pink Alien Planet Is Smallest Photographed Around Sun-Like Star

President Obama's plan for a better foundation for middle class home ownership...

Reaping what we sow: 4 drone strikes in Yemen in last 10 days: Terrorism and blowback

Greenwald: Embassy Closings Looks Like A Conspiracy To Silence NSA Debate

Frank Zappa - Montana 08-21-73

Your move South Carolina, out-crazy North Carolina!

Stanley Clarke & George Duke - Schooldays

Flora Purim (Moon Dreams) 1973

Heads up Tigers and White Sox fans...

Palo Alto passes vehicle dwelling ban

Good thing Obama sent McCain to Egypt because

Militants Shoot Down Army Helicopter In Yemen, Killing 8

Occupy Madison starts building an eco-village one 'tiny home' at a time

George Duke - Dukey Stick (in the studio 1978) w/- Sheila E

Archie Bunker's editorial on gun control (classic stuff)

Would anyone here trust DW Griffith to make a documentary?

Edited - wrong George Bush - Jnr had a blockage

George Takei: It's Time to Move the Olympics

Cuomo Administration cracks down on illegal payday lenders

Feds deny bid by SeaWorld and other aquariums to import wild-caught beluga whales

Politifact checks blatantly false statement and calls it half true

No way! I'm not going to do THIS on my birthday!

Mike Malloy blasts Tea Party freaks in Congress for their anti Obama austerity agenda

BOOKMARK THIS PAGE. This is the ObamaCare subsidy calculator...

Terminally Ill Two-Year-Old "Best Man" Has Died

Bill Cobham / George Duke Band - Red Baron

Is There a Conflict of Interest at PS 154 Concerning DR Alison Coviello; PhD and Principal?

the heart of a child

US and UK pull staff out of Yemen amid terror alert

Gene Weingarten to Jeff Bezos

Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, NC-NAACP President/Leader of Moral Mondays to be Honored in DC

Lee Ritenour, George Duke, Marcus Miller Vinnie Colaiuta - It's On You

George Duke (1946 - 2013) and Gabriela Anders - Brazilian Love Affair

Zebra Escapes From German Circus And Tries To Blend In With Crosswalk

"Slap Hillary in the Face" Guy Has Close Connections to VA House Speaker Bill Howell (R)

Christian family values leader: Obamacare 'a flesh eating bacteria'

Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff Named Co-Anchors, Managing Editors of PBS NewsHour

I Love you Canada!

130 Years of Earth Surface Temperatures

NYC Comptroller Candidate, Former Madam Kristin Davis Accused of Selling Prescription Pills

Oh My Brewer is waiting on the tarmac for President Obama

Back to Square One.

Coffee Shop By Day, Brothel By Night Owner Suing City Of Everett, Washington

"Three Reasons Everyone Is Afraid of Jeff Bezos"--And they are worth some concern

Roker sleeps right through "Wake Up with Al," yawns through "Today"

Localized wind power blowing more near homes, farms & factories

Honduras: Where the Blood Flows and the Rivers are Dammed

Here’s what Amazon lobbies for in D.C.

FBI arrests (repub) mayors of Miami Lakes and Sweetwater on bribery charges

Field test could lead to reducing CO2 emissions worldwide (sequestration in deep basalt formation)

Mostly-White Ohio Suburb Fighting To Prevent Mostly-Black Bus-Riders From Entering Community

Anti-Keystone pipeline ad to air during Obama's Aug. 6 Tonight Show appearance

Military judge cuts potential sentence for WikiLeaks soldier

Cory Booker Dominates Fundraising Again

From Nature: Antibiotic resistance: The last resort

The Protect America Act of 2007.. It explains much of what is going on now

Top Ten Things that don’t Make Sense about NSA Surveillance

What goes on when you are not there!

Taken {by the state}

Mountain Moral Monday, NAACP NC, Rev William Barber

Agree or Disagree - The Bombing of Hiroshima/Nagasaki is a black and white issue.

I Do Not Want My Daughter to Be ‘Nice’

Is the state holding your oil and gas royalties?

Clinton Comments On Weiner: ‘We Are A Hundred Miles From That Race’

Two questions, just out of curiosity.

Not a conspiracy theory: Yemen, oil, drone strikes and terrorism.

Mayoral Forum Gets Off To Heated Start With "Grandpa" Comment

Gay Russian Neo-Nazis

American Idol Lawsuit Claims Show Exploits Black Contestants' Rap Sheets for Ratings

So let's look at the root cause- was the U.S. at fault?

Children given lifelong ban on talking about fracking in Pennsylvania


Cactus-inspired material cleans oily water (BBC)

(Last Night) Japan marks 68th anniversary of Hiroshima Atomic bomb

Religious Leaders’ Views on Radical Life Extension

Thom Hartmann: Who is the press?

Cook County sheriff’s team taking guns if FOID card is revoked

Science, Religion and Climate Change: The Dangerous Corruption of American Education

US reporter says he has huge cache of Snowden files

Book Recommendation: Life After Death by Damien Echols..

Megaload stand off (cross post)

Ex-madam Kristin Davis arrested on drug charges

I guess I have to show this for some reason:

Psychological exam, physical required for permit

Gay Bashing Inside the Garden Ring

2 leftist farm activists killed in southern Mexico, 1 missing

2 leftist farm activists killed in southern Mexico, 1 missing

Lincoln's General Order 252: An eye for an eye

Can't see the last posts in one of my threads.

68 Years Ago, plus or minus a few days, something horrible happened, and something hopeful.

"I have this fear...."


Thom Hartmann: Climate Change & Violence Now Linked Together

Siberia, The Newest Hot Spot

Insurrection (Kessler update)

check out the new Muslim super heroine

leaves falling . . . down the stairs - and catmelion

Who is this lovely lady?

Peruvian ministers resign over Amazon gas project

Peruvian ministers resign over Amazon gas project

Iran's leader reaches out to U.S., vows to resolve nuclear row

Poll: Most Israelis object to withdrawing to pre-1967 borders

Mommy blogger who wrote viral 'Walmart pink headband' post Baker Acted in Central Florida


Rush Limbaugh thinks Obama is faking Terror threats to distract from NSA

Father of slain bomb suspect’s friend plans lawsuit

Best bang for buck in a laptop around $350?

MICHELLE MALKIN calls out cronyism and corruption of education reformers

The Fog of War – Lesson #5: Proportionality should be a guideline in war

They're singing Happy Birthday to Obama in Phoenix

Ocean Alliance: Gulf sperm whales may be most polluted in the world

Hey! It's been almost 24 hours since Florida executed a mentally ill person!

Mattel's Astronaut Barbie Becomes a Mars Explorer with NASA Help

Exposing the myths of faith in political parties

The mommy blogger, pink ribbon story just got weirder.

Out of This World: Best Astronomy Photos of the Year

Meet the Repealicans: Nancy Pelosi Video Destroys GOP’s Obamacare Derangement

Rush Limbaugh and Glenn Greenwald have Vulcan Mind Meld re: Obama

Xerox scanners/photocopiers randomly alter numbers in scanned documents

Escape artist pulls off locked coffin skydive

Rick Perry, speaking in New Orleans, says he's in Florida

"Two Wolves" retold... a favorite of many:

The desk of Senator Wendy R. Davis

Question for married DUers, do you wear a ring? If not, why not?

Schüller in Los Angeles: decrying 'dictatorship' of church hierarchy

US reporter claims he has huge cache of Edward Snowden files

Fox News Commentator Calls Wendy Davis (TX State Sen - D) An ‘Abortion Barbie’

US reporter claims he has huge cache of Edward Snowden files

PolitiFact finds its pants on fire

Obama to urge greater private capital role in mortgage markets

Heroic Gilberton Police Chief shot vicious Lab Retriever

GOP Strategists Fear Gender Gap Could Grow

Woolworth Tower Lobby Opens For Scheduled Tours

America has a new citizen!

What do you think Hillary would be like as a candidate in '16, compared to '08?

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

The ghost rapes of Bolivia: Horrifying story of women who were drugged before being tied up and assa

The ghost rapes of Bolivia: Horrifying story of women who were drugged before being tied up and assa

Bikini Cavity Search By Texas Troopers Along The Roadside

FULL CAVITY SEARCH: Driver accuses Texas DPS Trooper of extre

Brad Friedman: The unlikely hero: Thank you, James Sensenbrenner

IKE: "the Japanese were ready to surrender & it wasn't necessary to hit them with that awful thing"

If you're wondering what it's like to be a Christian in NC, here's one way to do it. Moral Mondays.

TCM Schedule for Thursday, August 8, 2013 -- Summer Under The Stars -- Ramon Navarro

ALEC has turned our state house into a mad house

Juan Cole: Top 10 Things That Don’t Make Sense About NSA Surveillance, Drones and Al-Qaida

McClatchy Editor Defends Publishing Al Qaeda Detail CNN, NY Times Held Back

Lawrence O’Donnell destroys O’Reilly’s racist rants with actual science

A&M retains law firm that represented Auburn and Cam Newton to help Manziel


Insurance Companies Won’t Cover School Districts With Armed Teachers

PBS Sticking To Split US-UK 'Downton Abbey' Airing

Brooklyn ice cream truck driver busted for dealing coke from vehicle: officials

With little fanfare, the TSA has expanded to sporting events, music festivals, rodeos, weighstations

Testing a theory on a cartoon generation gap

Exactly 12 years later


L.A. plumbers turn family's pipe dream into reality ( very moving story)

My computer is very slow. I just downloaded some freeware from, what I thought

And If The Networks Cave To Rance Priebus We Can Call The What They Are.....

Past five presidents at a glance

Broker (Another One) says Manziel was paid $7,500

The Five Myths of Terrorism (Scientific American)


Man alleges he was refused haircut because of his race

Man alleges he was refused haircut because of his race

Despite Snowden fracas, U.S. to hold high-level Russia talks Friday

"Stop looking down."

Starkweather's ex-girlfriend who went along on '58 killing spree critically injured in wreck

I Want To Vote For A Woman For President.

Strong gun laws have contributed to 56% drop in gun death rates in CA over last 20 years

Do you think a naked girl

Hello All

The grave injustice of COMMEMORATING victims of Hiroshima and Nagasaki whilst forgetting

Kentucky Youth Sports Coach Charged With Sexually Abusing 6 Boys, Slipping Sleeping Pill To 1

Candy Crush

Woman kills 2 in DUI wreck; Prosecutors go after bar customer who bought her drinks

Hey Packers Fans!

First charges filed in connection with Benghazi attack

Israel May Forgo Millions In US Missile Defense Budget Aid

Confused Xerox copiers rewrite documents, expert finds (BBC)

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

Gun used by 14-year-old Bronx gang member killed by cop was originally bought in Kentucky

Wisconsin: Now the police are arresting people for taking pictures of police arresting people

Criminal investigation launched in Canada python deaths (BBC)

I was watching the movie "Atomic Cafe" a few days ago...

C-sectioning a shark.

Schneier on Security: NSA Surveillance and Mission Creep

One final fact about Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Without looking it up..

Why accepting the necessity for Hiroshima and Nagasaki doesn't make you a monster

“I Drink CAUSE I Care”

Trial Begins for Christians Arrested for Reading Bible Outside California DMV

Al-Qaida developed liquid that turns clothes into explosives (WTF?)

Now you've done it !

Shanghai to Near Very Dangerous 35 Degree Celsius Wet Bulb Temperatures This Week

‘We have a real problem with incest in South Alabama’ (Say it aint so, Jo)

UK: A judge calls a 13-year-old a predator, a rape "prevention" campaign targets women...

What do You think about the TV show Psych?

Florida will exhume remains of 100 children who died at Dozier School for Boys (not a King novel)

Japan Unveils Biggest Warship Since WWII

Former Giants Offensive Lineman Arrested After Allegedly Assaulting His Wife-Luke Petitgout

That Sounds Awesome!

Bird poop facial, anyone?

Creationist radio ad: "Dinosaurs were on the Ark!"

Worker wages: Wendy's vs. Wal-Mart vs. Costco

Reading today's posts, it appears we've lost our fear of The Bomb....

The Phoenix Suns bought the website address/domain name ‘,’ which is great

The Amazon founder Jeff Bezoz is building a clock that will last for 1,000 decades. Wait, what?

5 Shocking Stories of Police Taking Cash, Cars, Even Infants from People Never Accused of a Crime

Rochester NY. Please tell me about it...

Tuesday afternoon "feel-good" story.. enjoy

Papantonio: Last Breath of Air For Conservative Rats

Nez Perce Executive Council Arrested Blocking Tarsands Megaload

Critical reactions - Nuclear power is in decline, despite new reactors

How do you get a 3 year old to take a nap?

an epic photo

BP balks at paying claims administrator

Damn, DU is ugly today.

12 years ago today - 1 of 6 warnings of 9/11 ignored. Who could have imagined?

Usher's 5-year-old son nearly drowns in pool accident

Gilberton, Pa - More Of Gilbertons Loom In The Future & Model For Teabaggers.

I heard today on NPR that something like 42% of Americans are not aware of PPACA implementation

Help with my naïveté!

The Michelle Bachmann of MAIG

Are you listening?

Roger Waters: 'I'm Not Anti-Semitic, I'm Anti-Apartheid'

Deployment Factors Are Not Related to Rise in Military Suicides, Study Finds

FBI agents arrest two Florida mayors in graft probe

Every time you vote Republican a nut gets its wings...

Real wages have fallen further in the UK than any other G7 country under Cameron

Aug. 6, 2001. Presidential Daily Brief says OBL and alQueda determined

Did Clapper commit perjury? Yes. Is the "chatter" real? Maybe.

Putin May Be The Only Winner In Snowden Affair

Despite Snowden fracas, U.S. to hold high-level Russia talks Friday

Baseball suspended 12. The rules are clear. If you're going to do drugs and still expect to play ...

Israel's AG Defends Detention Of Migrants For Minor Crimes

Caril Ann Fugate (Starkweather's ex-girlfriend) reportedly dead after car crash

The Extreme Right and Michael Vick's Dogs: Tools of the Insane

Romney warns against govt shutdown

"Injunctions to Prevent Nuisance and Annoyance" - the new ASBOs

Craven. Catapulting Bezos/Amazon propaganda just last week.

Travis County Commissioners approve $1.8 million in taxpayer funds for DA’s Public Integrity Unit


Letter from Wisconsin Senator Erpenbach to Capitol Police Chief Erwin

All Chinese Troops Arrive At Destination In Russia For Joint Drills

Texans: We will draw the line on roadside fingerf*ing by the cops.

Dolphins can recognize whistles from old tank mates from over 20 years ago, study finds

For TZ and Bigwilg - Obama honors NCAA champ UConn

Obama says it is time to wind down Fannie and Freddie- let private investors have bigger role

Former Texas GOP Chair Says Immigration Reform Will Lead to "End Times"

And Bertha Venation was never heard from again....

GOP Lawmaker( Alexander, La) Announces Retirement, Citing Frustration

Data visualization: Mapping Scott Walker's donors