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Archives: May 27, 2014

More Evidence That Longevity Depends on Your State of Mind

Bogota cabinet members resign to join Santos reelection campaign

What do you believe about the possibility of an afterlife?

Bioelectronics: the western form of acupuncture. But only the eastern form

Sea Lion Checks To Make Sure Fallen Girl Is Alright

Letter in today's Pittsburgh Post Gazette........You & I can't make this shit up

The Most Remarkable People of our Time

Happy birthday to Sally Ride, the first American woman to fly in space...

NLRB News: Triple A Fire Protection, Inc. agrees to make installment payments totaling $2.7 million

Shooting reported at Hyatt Regency on Clearwater Beach

NLRB News: Triple A Fire Protection, Inc. agrees to make installment payments totaling $2.7 million

To me, this is still the most appropriate song for Memorial Day:

Cubs' Samardzija wins first game of 2014

Germany’s representative to EU Parliament is son of Nazi, once called Hitler ‘a great man’

Inspiration on behalf of the homeless

Wow! I just saw Godzilla 3D. Ask me anything.

Family tragedy: Teen shoots brother dead in fight over clothes, then takes his own life

Bowl of Beauty peony

Skeptics, a question from a believer?

Home sweet home!

Is the internet a haven for misogyny?

VA Employees’ Union Blames Chronic Understaffing for Long Wait Lists


Arguing with gun nuts on the Internet.

Senator Shaheen Presents NH Veterans With Service Medals

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Memorial Day & a new kitteh gif

M is for Misogyny

"Rudderless, bunch of idiots in government"!

Terrorism in Venezuela

Elliot Rodger and the Price of Toxic Masculinity

I'd like to understand why there were schools in Texas that made-up snow days on Memorial Day

The Main ‘Vegetables’ Americans Eat Are Pizza and French Fries

Watching "The World War" on History Channel.

Nigeria's Military Knows Location Of Girls Kidnapped By Boko Haram: Defense Official

FYI Chris Martinez' dad is a criminal defense attorney, his mom a dep. district attorney

Egypt's anointing of Sisi will lay bare west's battle between interest and values

So, we make all the babies and little kids ride in car seats.

Any other DUers watching the Death/Civil War on PBS

Chinese Boat Attacks, Sinks Vietnam Fishing Vessel, Vietnam Says

Former employee shoots herself in lobby of York women's prison

Rinse, Lather, Repeat

How the Blackhawks must feel after that disaster of a 1st period.

She died today on Memorial day, of all days.

Venezuela announces debt deal with airlines

Mind your own business, Venezuela foreign minister tells Kerry

Does a bear sh*t in the pool?

Deadly Sins

Toon- Sound Good, Boys?

Identity of CIA's top official in Kabul released.

Happy Late Mother's Day (kateordie)

There isn't a hair's difference between the misogynist attitudes of Elliot Rodger and Republicans

Toon-Sleepwalking in America

"How climate change harms national security"

Former Sen. Kohl surprises BMO Harris Bradley Center workers with checks

Who will benefit from the IMF's $17bn bailout of Ukraine? Not its people

"10 Years of Pollution, $2 Million in Penalties"

simply amazing stats

IMF message to Ukraine: No illegal corruption. Only "authorized" theft will be allowed.

Syrian rebels describe U.S.-backed training in Qatar in new documentary

Hours After UCSB Shooting, Man Allegedly Shot At Women For Refusing To Have Sex With Him

In Israel, Ted Cruz blasts Palestinians and Obama administration

i RISE. to all the beautiful women on du, that keep us strong.

I have been blocked from alerting on attacks against my family

My current earworm. Three days and counting...

People Get Ready (Jennifer Hudson & Smokey Robinson at the White House)

"Republicans Worry Candidates' Primary Tactics Could Haunt The Party"

'Extremely intoxicated' woman dragged through street by lawn care trailer

The Republicans 'Southern Strategy' still works. Here's how liberals can counter it.

Off-Site Power Failure Shuts Down Two Millstone Reactors

Eyes on the Prize (John Mellencamp at the White House)

No Thanks To Congress, America Has Added 5,600 New Clean Energy Jobs in 2014

Crimea: an EU-US-Exxon Screwup

For today

College presidents upset. Obama's Ed Dept says rating colleges will be like "rating a blender".

"Explosive claims on JP Morgan conduct"

Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Round (The Freedom Singers at the White House)

Three gay politicians on newly elected Belfast City council (N. Ireland)

Fascinating Song - The Devil Went Down to Georgia

Man holding breath in Oregon tunnel causes three-car crash

Photos from the Wilderness of Rocks/Pusch Ridge Wilderness

Pope Francis to Call for Sovereign, Independent Palestinian State

"The Recession Blew A Hole in Middle Class Jobs"

Is Obama trying to get away with something by being Black

Super Creative Organic Urban Gardens Around the World: Who Needs Biotech?

Come and go with me to that land

Jacob's Ladder

Has Wayne LaPierre shuffled his soulless corpse behind a microphone yet

This Land is Mine, 1943, Jean Renoir

Is the 30 Million Man March over? Are they still marching?

"Here the People Govern': Autonomy and Resistance in San Francisco Opalaca, Honduras

The difference between a 'near lynch' and the killing of two Palestinians

Japan: Woman's body sent in mail in package marked "doll"

Krugman: Europe’s Secret Success

Uruguay and Denmark top the list of ITUC Global Rights Index

UN praises Mujica's initiative to provide home for Syrian orphanded children

Cliven Bundy Switches His Republican Affiliation To Independent American Party

I have no issue with guns; however I do have an issue with people who want to carry them everywhere

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Tuesday, 27 May 2014

My new used car broke down 20 miles from destination home

13-year-old Malavath Purna becomes youngest woman to scale Everest

ZZ Top - "Sure Got Cold After the Rain Fell"

Tell me again why this fucker isn't a troll?

Remember Julia Sugarbaker ...

Tom Tomorrow. Hopefully this is now on topic and won't get locked.

The Pope Talks About His Previous Life and His Job As A Bouncer.

Mewsday – The Texas Primary Runoffs Thread

Advice to Dan Patrick: Fighting fire with fire

I joined Discussionist but I haven't posted and I won't be doing so.

Voting makes you gay!

Wildfire jumps the Kenai River as Funny River blaze rages on

I just saw Million Dollar Arm. That was pretty good.

Robert Parry: The State Department's Ukraine Fiasco

US House Approves $600 Million Military Aid Package For Israel

So why no more sig files?

As Washington Focuses on Another Benghazi Probe, Could a Civil War Be Brewing in Libya?

As of 247 AM, High Wind Advisories in parts of Nevada and California

France: Homophobic and anti-Semitic National Front win elections

Hungary: Homophobic extreme-right group comes second in elections

Colombia activists denounce rights violations

DU Facebookers: Call for action!

You cannot negotiate with people...

The Stealth Destabilizer: The National Endowment for Democracy in Venezuela

CA man shoots at women who wouldn't have sex with him... no, not that one, the other one

What's for Dinner ~ Tuesday ~ May 27th

Socialists win in Portugal, stay second in Spain

US man finds lost mother in Amazon tribe

*** Topic Poll for the June Contest ***

Latin America: protests target Monsanto, Chevron

The birds are singing!

just got this from a friend

Honduras: IACHR orders protection for campesinos

Yes, really, all men

Cure for Headache

A Sliver of Gallows Wood

30 Murders by Firearm in England 2012 (equiv. 164), vs. 8,855 in US

Non-Hydro Renewables Pass Hydropower In United States

Did a Karzai-Obama Rift Mar the President’s visit to Afghanistan?

Cold War heats up in Asia

Ukraine: A military-industrial complex to die for

Our Elites Are Extremely Isolated from Real Life in America -- and That's Dangerous

How the Gun Industry Preys on Paranoid, Insecure Men Like Elliot Rodger

Undocumented, Uninsured, and $200,000 In Medical Debt

Neil deGrasse Tyson vs. the Right: “Cosmos,” Christians, and the Battle for American Science

The policies beyond Emancipation Proclamation which really helped end slavery

A Cable Merger Too Far

California's flawed water system can't track usage

Egypt between the hammer and the anvil

Bwaaaaaaaaaaaah hahahahaha-IMF chief says banks haven't changed since financial crisis

September 11 in T-Shirts and Posters

decision point

Clearwater Beach Shootings: 2 Shot, 8 Arrested

The paintings 'made better with cats'

Education: Worse Than Ever in the US

Talks With Russia Must Include US, EU Representatives – Kiev

Carbon Dioxide Levels Topped 400 PPM Throughout Northern Hemisphere In April, WMO Says

What has to happen

Keep Him! VA Problems Not On Shinseki, Says Sanders

Manifesto...manifesto...manifesto. Word kind of rolls off of the tongue.

Teen drowns in Georgia lake when game goes wrong

Sea-level rise is already eating our coasts

The best part of waking up ...

Save the trees

Parnell asks for federal inquiry on sex assaults in Alaska National Guard

Let the drawdown begin--acting like jerks at the commissary!!

It's time, everyone, for another edition of ASK MrScorpio...

China to take 6 million older vehicles off roads

Got my new shoes on - paolo nutini

The Rude Pundit: For Memorial Day, A Poem from a Vet

Steve Rathje--another weasel trying to hide party affiliation.

They look like pajamas to me....

JBLM Kiowa helicopter squadron to be inactivated

At 93, life is sweet for 'Candy Bomber' 5 questions for Berlin Airlift pilot Gail Halvorsen

AMAZING ! You've got to try this - works every time


Side by side

2015 early out programs drop

Homophobic Putin Regime seeks to reestablish Cold War East vs. "Decadent West" Dynamic

Elephant boogie

There's a top secret CIA weapons facility just north of San Antonio

Teachers (and Parents) Hook-up with (Some) RWers to Battle Corporate ED "Reform"

Where Do Military Veterans Live?

Trying to remember a poem...

The right’s new horror show: What reform conservatives are really peddling

Manning wants to stay at Leavenworth -- not xfer to civilian prison

More than 50 rebels killed in biggest Ukraine government assault

Does anyone know the title of this book?

Industry Is Hit on Oil-Train Secrecy


Pakistan woman stoned to death by family for marrying man she loved

Too much is enough already, no more advertising mass murderers!

Dissident Cuban website, once blocked, now accessible

someone's sister no more....

What are some good ideas for vegetables this time of year.

Dinosaur-fossil delivers proof of biblical flood

R. Hunter Biden Should Declare Who Really Owns His New Ukrainian Employer, Burisma Holdings

Tuesday Toon Roundup 1- Repubs

Tuesday Toon Roundup 2- The Rest

Student Loan Debt and Medical Debt Should Not Disqualify

Sudanese woman sentenced to death for apostasy gives birth in prison

Miss. Judge Allegedly Struck, Yelled Slur At Mentally Disabled Black Man

Military Plans To Test Brain Implants To Fight Mental Disorders

Europe’s leaders meet to analyse eurosceptic poll wins

Top conservative pollster: Deal trails by 7 points

When Women Refuse

David Brooks reveals the Right's seditious plan for America:

Calling out the delayers

Will The Supreme Court Kill Public-Employee Unions?

Shocked, Shocked: South End Of Keystone XL Has Plenty Of Bad Welds, Damaged Coating, Dents

NYT Editorial: WY Decision To Reject Science Standards Not Politics, But "Madness"

I think we need a discussion here on instinctive biological needs as animals versus self mastery

2 > 4?, RKBA & mental illness and Minority Report


Another warning that will be ignored: ‘Time running out’ as CO2 levels hit new high: UN

''America remains the ‘indispensable nation.’”

Median CEO pay crosses $10 million in 2013

MSNBC’s Touré slammed for tweet touting white privilege of Holocaust survivors

The Most Famous Image in Rock ‘N’ Roll History

Poll: Corbett Deeply Unfavorable Among Voters

Well sealed tent

Resources: "Honor Based Violence Awareness" website

Need Plant ID Help Fast

My password changed for some reason, should I be worried?

Ukraine’s Poroshenko says he wants direct U.S. military aid

Ukraine: The Edge of Democracy

Man lassoed, tackled after rodeo shooting

SOP alert by Jury

Tea Party poised for big victories in Texas run-offs

Gun Activists Flaunting Assault Rifles Get Booted From Chili's and Sonic

Students discover 7,000-year-old mummy

Michael Waldman was on C-Span this morning talking about his book on the 2nd.

Video: Theocrat E.W. Jackson Says Supporters of Church-State Separation Agents of "Demonic Power"

Russia bans ‘historically false’ film on Stalin deportations of Chechens

Fox News’ Brian Kilmeade: ‘Respect’ your wife when she is wrong by calling her ‘baby doll’

Journey’s Steve Perry Makes Rare Live Performance

Not 1 but 2 Steaks in less than 1 hour?

President Obama close to authorizing mission led by the US military to train moderate Syrian rebels

LGBT Group Demands Apology For Utah Guv's 'Hate Speech'

3 stabbed, 8 shot in violent night in New York City

High court bars rigid IQ cutoff for executions

Rumor has it Gal Gadot's Wonder Woman will look similar to this...

15 Things to Know About Australia's Incredibly Effective Gun Clampdown

Nigeria leader backed out of deal to free some girls

Mayor de Blasio remembers the war dead and promises to help New York veterans

Papantonio: U.S. Chamber Buying Attorney General Races

If your water comes from these watersheds:

Finally finished Arrow Season 1 yesterday

Open doubts as W.F.P. prepares to meet

New Mexico's Spaceport America Takes Shape in the Middle of Nowhere

There is no way to stop mass shootings in this country!

Richard Brodsky: Get ready for chaos to break out

I'm not a surgeon like this guy, but, boy howdy, is the back pain part correct!:

What is so difficult to grasp about "equality?"

Chemical-weapons team attacked in Syria as abductions reported

India elections: Modi-Sharif handshake 'a shock'

UPDATE 1-Suicide bomber kills 19 in Baghdad Shi'ite mosque

Barney Frank is a speaker at the upcoming American Humanist Association Annual Conference

France's far-right National Front basks in election victory

When Massacres Force Change: Lessons from the U.K. and Australia

War's End?

UCSF team wins $26 million grant to build brain implant

President traveling to West Point for commencement

Technical question on guns (making them easier to track)

5 Things Nobody Tells You About Being Poor

Man holding breath in Oregon tunnel causes crash

UK's Cameron to EU leaders: Don't be railroaded by European Parliament

Palestinian woman grows flowers in Israeli tear gas canisters

The 45-Day Planning Process That Goes Into Creating A Single Corporate Tweet

China accuses Cisco of supporting US cyberwar efforts

I'm going to make you all feel extremely old right now...

Health Department proposes first-ever youth sexual health plan

New Libya PM's home attacked as unrest over his rule grows

The Most Daring Comedy Team in the World

Oxfam ex-fraud chief jailed for scamming charity

Gay dads' brains show activity akin to both parents': study

Canadian Hezbollah commander killed fighting rebels in Syria

How is the jury system set up to protect us from posts against minorities?

Deadbeat parents bill punishes those who quit work to escape child support

Irish Labour Party Leader Gilmore Resigns After Rout

Thai minister arrested for condemning military coup

IMF chief says banks haven't changed since financial crisis

Clinton Praises Obama on Bin Laden to Highlight Her Role

I think we may have a hijacking thread here

40 Percent of Russian Girls Lose Virginity Before Reaching Age of Consent

IMO the only discussion most shooting tragedies should directly prompt is gun control

The killing of the two teens in Bitunya: Uncut footage ( B'Tselem )

Green groups gear up for fight against Pilgrim pipeline

Serious neglect of neighborhoods cut off by Separation Barrier:3 month without regular running water

APNewsBreak: US to keep 9800 troops in Afghanistan

Foster kids look for assistance to finish college

The difference between dogs and cats

Honored Dead

Governor Carter? Carter (D) 48%, Deal (R) 41% - Rasmussen

Thom Hartmann is on live.

Tzipi Livni in Ehud Barak’s footsteps

My sweet 17 year old sweet baby cat, Scat, passed at 11:30am.

Joe The Plumber To UCSB Parents: 'Your Dead Kids Don't Trump' My Guns

So I work for the County of Santa Barbara Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health Services Dpet. This email

The Normal heart

Pic Of The Moment: "Unethical"

This will follow me into the voting booth.

"We have nothing to fear but fear itself." FDR should be Conference Approved Literature! nt

What every single sports interview sounds like


What is your personal opinion of Rush Limbaugh?

Jeb Bush’s humiliating plea: I swear I’m smart

Rassmussen: Carter leading Deal in GA Governor's race

Dog Lying On Hot Highway for a Week Rescued by Trucker’s Tip

Hero Chihuahua Finds Missing Girls in the Woods

CUT THE CRAP! Your Month in Review from the most "progressive" administration ever.

Memorial Day Reminds: "Is it Time to Break the Silence?" How many "Interventions" can USA sustain?

Chris Hedges & "Mr. Fish" - War and its meaning - video

Let's bring back mandatory state and local militias, and disband the U.S. Armed Forces.

Back up Generators, House gutted to studs and rebuilt, DADDY'S COMING HOME

Dominique Christina - "The Period Poem"

has everyone seen the google doodle for today?-honouring rachel louise carson's 107th birthday.

Online sugar diary? L'il help?

The paintings 'made better with cats' (BBC, so it's *serious* art ! )

I have a problem kittens, please help

Tom the Dancing Bug's Mass Shooting Comic Template:

"Presidential hopeful " ricky santorium will be speaking with Pat insane Roberts tomorrow

Texas Open Carry Loons Thrown Out of Chilis and Sonic

Morning walk

Colossal peat bog discovered in Congo (BBC)

NASA:"Archaeology, Anthropology, and Interstellar Communication"

Do people really think sex is needed to live?

A soldier died today..

Apple devices 'hijacked for ransom' in Australia

Trust your doctor, not Wikipedia, say scientists (BBC)

Gordon Klingenschmitt Claims 'Liberals Demand Public Access To Rape Your Girls'

Let's Call the Isla Vista Killings What They Were: Misogynist Extremism

Let's Call the Isla Vista Killings What They Were: Misogynist Extremism

How a Convicted Polluter, with Help from a Texas Judge, Avoided Paying Back its Victims

Herb Jeffries: 'Bronze Buckeroo' actor and singer dies

"not all men". .

Glenn Beck Reads Elliot Rodger's Manifesto: 'That Is Almost An Exact Quote From Teddy Roosevelt'

'Your Dead Kids Don’t Trump My Constitutional Rights' - Joe the Moron

‘Your Dead Kids Don’t Trump My Constitutional Rights’ says Joe The Plumber (And The NRA)

LaPierre's newest heartthrob

Wendy Davis election-year memoir will tell her life story — her way

Toon: So sue me..

Obama to Keep 9,800 Troops in Afghanistan through 2016

Obama’s New Rules for Coal Plants Are a B.F.D. The Ensuing Political Fight May Be Even Bigger

Cerebral Blood Flow Changes During Puberty Differentiate Emotions Among Men And Women

Family Research Council wants you to know that they're straight, they're straight!

New Mark Warner ad

Bullets, Not Ballots in Donetsk: Russian Roulette (Dispatch 42)

Christian host on transgender rights: ‘Liberals demand public access to rape your girls’

Demonstrators storm president's HQ in Abkhazia

Judge Who Halted Walker Dark Money Criminal Probe Attended Koch-Backed Junkets

We need to have a serious national debate about the 2nd Amendment

Militia Leader Sentenced To 6 Months’ Probation For War Misdemeanors

Dispatches: Menstruation a Human Rights Issue? Absolutely

Gaming Commission OKs new lottery game

DEC extends comment period on Port of Albany oil transport proposal

Human Rights Watch Daily Brief, 27 May

Massachusetts named smartest state in the nation

I just got a call from a anti-choice group here in NY.

"A rare bit of candor from a corporate welfare recipient"

The man is NOT "Joe the Plumber". He IS SAM THE GRIFTER

F.T.C. Urges Legislation to Shed More Light on Data Collection.

Schneiderman and Bratton announce heroin-antidote plan

Timeline to 'Retribution': Isla Vista attacks planned over years

The Isla Vista shooter COULD have gotten a girlfriend

Bill makes it easier for new mothers to treat 'baby blues'

Open letter to Wayne LaPierre

Dem fund-raiser ‘leaning toward’ anti-Cuomo L.G. run

Does anybody else need a break from the gun discussion and general world nastiness?

I'm sick of this. Some media outlets are now exploiting Isla Vista killer's childhood "crush"

1 in 4 Canadians declare affiliation to no religion, but why are so many surprisingly religious?

United States to close HAARP military facility after final DARPA project

Who Really Broke Veterans Affairs?

Pat Robertson Tells Co-Host That She Owes Husband Sex For Doing The Dishes

Chief rabbi to pope: Establish interfaith anti-violence confab

with discussionist up and running, does skinner now have two of the most popular anti-Obama sites on

Mark Zuckerberg is the God of a New Religion

I know exactly how he feels.

Do you see what gun activists really want? What the NRA really wants?

Nebraska Mayor Violating First Amendment Tells Atheist ‘Take Me to F*cking Court – I Don’t Care’

Headsup - Obama on GEM$NBComcast now

How can I respectfully stop a pagan from littering?

Fundamentalist Christian College Accused of Using Students for Slave Labor.

That's because he would be arrested as a war criminal!!

A Father’s Manifesto: Raising Young Men Who Respect Women

NASA Mars Weathercam Helps Find Big New Crater

Words of an enraged devastated father when called by politicians offering "condolences"

Dear Tofurky fake lunch meat - we're done.

Walker backs away from his previous support for the state ban on gay marriage

Bank of England's Carney Says Bankers Should Be Less Selfish.

The Mother of All Anti-Fracking Tools

Just another #YesAllwomen

I don't think my shoulder....

Wikitravel has great advice for travel to just about anywhere - including Jupiter!!!

Very succinctly put by Senator Warren

I don't think my shoulder

NY Times public editor on Kinsley's review of Greenwald's book...

Egypt extends presidential election for a third day

State Assembly to vote on Medical Marijuana legislation

Detroit: "son, who is mentally ill and was off his medications, fired the shots during an argument."

Pregnant Pakistani woman stoned to death by family

The Mayibuye Pledge

John Kerry Pits GOP Against GOP On Benghazi

Google Could Soon Put Ads Almost Everywhere--Even On Your Face

Zager and Evans.

Assembly bill creates utility watchdog for consumers

Thorium: the wonder fuel that wasn't

OMFG! Joe the Plumber to parents of Elliot Rodger’s victims: “Your dead kids don’t trump my Constit

Iceland says defunct banks could be made bankrupt unless creditors take haircut

Frank Conniff Discusses Laughing Liberally, MST3K, Totally Biased, Cinematic Titanic, More

OMG! 107,000 true patriots rally in Washington to demand Obama's resignation!

In Alaska, "Conservative evangelical leader: 'Time to soften attitude toward same-sex marriage'"

De Blasio envisions bigger, better-managed Citi Bike

Lore Sjoberg on solving complex problems

For those that need a break from the madness in GD...

Obama Close To Authorizing Military Training Of Syrian Rebels

Cash is a catch in plan for fish

Omaha Radio Host Says Atheists Should “Shut Up” About Mayor’s Comments. Later, He Agrees with Them

White Guy Killer Syndrome

PROGRESO WEEKLY: Is U.S. turning to Israel for help with Gross?

Believers, what do you want from skeptics in the religion group?

All Religion is Local

Rodger wasn't ever diagnosed with autism. It was just "suspected" by his parents.

Any contact info for the KENNEDYs? Why do they allow the LaROUCHEites to exploit the JFK name?!1

US deploys warship carrying marines off Libya

Prosecutors request proof from Uribe about allegations against Colombia’s president

“What is objectionable, what is dangerous about extremists is not that they are extreme,

Obama admin to announce initiative on LGBT history at Stonewall Inn

Pope Francis: Catholic church has zero tolerance for paedophile priests

14 Dems write letter backing Obama's opposition to Venezuela sanctions ahead of House vote

You are correct, gun legislation wont work...

14 Dems write letter backing Obama's opposition to Venezuela sanctions ahead of House vote

Reminder: Obama has a higher approval rating among liberal dems than among conservative dems

On the art Trail. Arezzo: Mary Magdalen and Legend of the True Cross

I'm kinda enjoying posting over at Discussionist.

Physicists Prove Surprising Rule of Threes

A lot can happen in 30 days.

The Rude Pundit: Random Observations in the Wake of the Isla Vista Shooting Spree

Schools Reflect Segregation in Chile’s Educational System

Serious questions about Elliott Rodgers

So how do I kill horseradish?

Dachau victims’ ashes laid to rest in Durham

The DC Cowboys at the 2010 Capital Pride: Cowboy Up

New York City ID card proposal would aid immigrants, homeless

‘No Way To Prevent This,’ Says Only Nation Where This Regularly Happens

John Kerry hilariously agrees to let Darrell Issa keep the spotlight on his #Benghazi circus

NYPD receives funding to equip officers with life-saving heroin antidote naloxone

Wanna piss off some crazy right-wingers? Try this...

Secret Service didn't clip rights of anti-Bush protesters, Supreme Court says

Chilean Students Discover 7,000-Year-Old Mummy

BREAKING NEWS: AFT NH Joins Growing Movement Of Teachers Boycotting Staples Over USPS Privatization

Court Rules Against Florida I.Q. Rule in Death Cases

NY Assembly and Senate receive Moreland Commission-related records preservation request from US atto

VIDEO: ‘Mummy Bandit’ bank robber becoming more aggressive say police

Use of New Mexico site for loading oil hits snag

De Blasio to disclose ‘substantive’ lobbyist meetings

Arrest warrant issued for former Ecuador president Mahuad, accused of corruption

Vines choke a forest's ability to capture carbon, Smithsonian scientists report

Swizz Beatz Accepted Into Harvard School of Business

People with paranoid schizophrenia tend to be better able to reason and to plan activities

MH370 spur to 'better ocean mapping'

He was 'living the life'; now he's sharing it with Mexico's orphans

Is Ed (Show) just another Coal Apologist?

International observers applaud Ukraine election

NYT public editor: Kinsley's review of Greenwald 'unworthy of the Book Review's high standards'

Saw this along the road in WV yesterday.

Saw this along the road yesterday.


Too Close: Men Keep Taping Twister As it Tears By Them

Characterizing the “Healthy” Vagina

Brazil prosecutors want American pilots in prison

Brazil prosecutors want American pilots in prison

MoveOn Polls Members On Alternative To Cuomo

Pyramid key to saving Egmont Key?


LaPierre's newest heartthrob

Mayor de Blasio won't legalize marijuana despite pleas from activists and politicians to reduce mino

Elizabeth Warren is Ready to Fight!" Watch her speech at the "New Populism Conference" at CFAF

Hey! I finally understand the difference between medicare "advantage" and medicare "supplement"

Beaumont ISD prepares to fire 300 to cut costs

Why Is It So Hard For People to Get That Elliott Rodger Hated Women?

Bernie Sanders Terrifies Republicans By Pointing Out We Have a War, Not a VA Problem

Ukraine Faces Hurdles in Restoring Its Farming Legacy.

Why did Rodger kill his roommates?

Michael Moore tweet

EU to Put Off More Sanctions as Russia Backs Ukraine Vote

Elizabeth Warren: "The New Populism Is a Fight for America's Values"

by Robert Reich

Yoani Sanchez interviews Joe Biden


On the heels of yet another tragedy...I wonder

NYC Board of Elections fires finance chief:

What a wonderful story in a dreary world

Learned a little more about WH Science Fair participant Elana Simon's cancer research- Wow

Nebraska Woman Downs Two Big Texans In Record Time

NYCLASS Plots to Sway Undecided Pols on Horse Carriage Ban

WH Science Fair - "I love this event!"

How do you define agnosticism?

Gun rights group won't be dining at Papillion Texas Roadhouse; event moved to Bellevue restaurant

Someone in San Diego deserves a round of applause for this highway sign modification along I-5

Chrome can do it, say past TC winners...

HBO Developing Gay Rights Drama From Adam Shankman

Otters Play The Keyboard At National Zoo


Cut and paste

Watching Chris Matthews..

What's with all the hate?

Damn Dirty Hippies

Homeless student to graduate as valedictorian

New York Federal Judge: Tens Of Thousands Of Innocent People Have Likely Pleaded Guilty

The Conservative Movement Virus


Man in Pig Mask Arrested for Impersonating Police Officer

Weapons of choice...

Cliven Bundy is leaving the Republican Party

Time for a funny!

Interview with persecuted young atheist in Erbil

Oh no she didn't!!! Palin says "waterboarding is how we baptize terrorists"

How easy things can be

City targets "rat reservoirs" with new rodent squad

Thom Hartmann to Receive 2014 Freedom of Speech Award

Poachers chop at redwood trees to earn money for drugs (BBC)

Experts: Racism Played Role in Santa Barbara Murder Spree (misogyny and entitlement were factors)

Feds: NYPD Officer Gave Out Driver’s License Info To Use Fraudulently

State Department Tells U.S. Citizens to Leave Libya Immediately.

Son of slain Sikh leader runs for Congress on gun safety platform (BBC) {Paul Ryan's district}

1 WTC owners sign first commercial lease in almost three years

EXCLUSIVE: Edward Snowden Tells Brian Williams: 'I Was Trained as a Spy'

Good guy with a gun turns self in after killing ‘moocher’ friend over plate of food

Marine Le Pen to meet other far-right leaders in move to create anti-EU bloc

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Wednesday, 28 May 2014