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Archives: May 28, 2014

Sen. Sanders: Hypocrites

Republican State Senator Sends Letter Praising "Extraordinary Gallantry" of Syrian Armed Forces

Things I learned today.

#NotOneMore. Chris Martinez' father speaking at UCSB

Chris Hayes on the Men's Rights Movement

Men, and many women, have a problem accepting the misogyny of this tragedy...

NEW YORKER MUST READ: Christopher Michael-Martinez’s Father Gets It Right

Why men shouldn't shop for groceries.

This is one way to keep bears from using your pool without authorization*

Are we really blaming the MRA and not the NRA? YGBFKM

And now up to 260 members in this little red corner.....

'Mind pilots' steer plane sim with thoughts alone

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

Photo Gives Glimpse of Low-Profile US Air Operation

Sanitation chief defends ‘progressive’ waste agenda

Putin’s rightist fellow travellers are a menace to Europe

First Lady Rebuts Effort to Weaken School-Lunch Rules.

Housing 1% soars as 99ers dive

I am hearing tonight that "virgin killer's" mom was actually his step-mom.

Pope Francis likens child sex abuse to 'satanic Mass'

Storm's here!

Storm's here!

An Anonymous Rich Person Is Hiding Money All Around San Francisco

Xerox wins bid for $500 million Medicaid contract

Deadline Tonight: Jimi Hendrix Platinum Album Award

You're a f#%king liar and you f#%king know it!

Storme DeLarverie, lesbian activist who took part in Stonewall riots, dies at 93

"First lady responds to school meal critics"

"Privatization won’t fix the VA" by Suzanne Gordon at the Boston Globe

Open carriers...

Mandatory Tuesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! The Wrath of (the) Conned & a new kitteh gif

Texas on Right Track!!!

Advice for Europe: What's the Best Way to Blunt Right-Wing Populism?

The PUP!

There is no way this country is going to spend another $90 billion on Afghanistan!

VOTE in one week - Derek Cressman for SOS


Rape in the military is an institution..

Not sure what this means....but maybe we will ultimately prove redistricting manipulation.

Patent Office Grants 'Photography Against White Background' Patent To Amazon

My parents just moved to Asheboro and bought a new car.

Plan Colombia’s Genocidal Legacy

Plan Colombia’s Genocidal Legacy

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

Denmark says believes OSCE monitors held by separatists in Ukraine

Sandy Hook truthers actually showed up to a Newtown school board meeting.

Guns are the mortal enemies of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, and if that is not

'Global Warming' Scarier Than 'Climate Change,' Surveys Find

"Christopher Michael-Martinez’s Father Gets It Right"

Looks like hosting the Olympics ain't the honor it used to be

So, what's to be done about the white people problem?

Cuban exports besides tobacco, sugar, and nickel?

Watching Richard Martinez on Last Word.

Donald Sterling is going to fight. He's not giving up his team. He is demented.

You may want to respond to this letter?

"More health insurers likely to get it on Obamacare action"

NSA files revealed new threats to democracy

Mike Fleck (D?) or (R?) Is being a Democrat a consolation prize?

"The World Wars" -- Darth as commenter?!

My gardenia plant and aromatherapy

#NOTALLMEN: How Not to Derail Discussions of Women's Issues

US Secretly Training and Funding 'Elite' African Commandos

Your love is killing me

$1.85 Billion Renewal Plan for Bankrupt Detroit

Turning Holocaust Denial Into Homework

Turning Holocaust Denial Into Homework

If Amazon getting a patent on photography against a white background outrages you,...

Anybody have experience buying into a solar farm for home electricity?

What religion-related blogs/bloggers do you read most frequently?

We won't have Ralph Hall to kick around anymore.

Citizen KOCH ...

Congress's oldest member loses reelection to Tea Party challenger

Real men shoot wildlife

History and the 70th anniversary of the execution of Marc Bloch

Median CEO pay crosses $10 million in 2013

Israeli leaders' obscene reaction to the Brussels murders

Ok, wait... Back up a minute...

If there are threads I dont have any interest in, I skip right past them.

Ethiopia's blue volcano burns deadly sulphuric gas

Young Palestinian girls detained on suspicion of - eating cherries

Yoani Sanchez blog and anti-blog

NOM asks U.S. Supreme Court to halt same-sex marriages in Oregon

Yoani's site is first news outlet since the "revolution" not under state control.

Marcellus Shale Sludge Rejected in Washington County(PA) Sent to West Virginia

San Francisco's new job problem: Everyone's working

"Happy" as danced by people in Yemen

I've been thinking about DU and its place in my life...

The Sierra Club shared this handy map of the US partitioned by closest national Park

Question submitted by Orrex

Shrimp fajitas!

Expert psychologist dissects the Isla Vista killer's manifesto and motivations (CNN)

WTH were they thinking ...Bar makes "joke" about domestic violence

Michigan lawmakers approve minimum-wage increase to $9.25 per hour

Hey guys. How's it going?


I wonder if this might help with those who choose to watch pornography...

Blind player makes college football team

Florida teen + Gun = Squirrel tissue in buttock

You had one job ...

There Were 30 Murders by Firearm in England in 2012 Vs. 8,855 in U.S.

Get ready for another 'poor persecuted conservative martyr' (TM)

So I know I'm really late to the game on this

Chris Martinez father on Lawrence O'Donnell's program

Airbus makes a pretty neat electric airplane 2 seater

Forget saving the planet, driving an electric car will save your life

Madoff lawyers collect $700 million in fees

Buy a gun, be a god | By Mark Morford

Difference between "Link Here" and "Permalink"?

THE CANARY KIDS PROJECT -> 14 children, 18 months, 1 goal: Recovery

Yellowstone has a 50 square mile "Zone of Death" where you can get away with murder

Hidden Paintings Revealed at Ancient Temple of Angkor Wat

Military Airshows and BP: Polluting the Environment for Fun

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

The Tesla Model S: The finest coal-powered car money can buy

How To Spot A Chinese Domain Name Scam

400-Year-Old Syria Synagogue Destroyed in Civil War

As of 240 AM EDT, Flood watches/warnings in parts of Texas and Louisiana

Baby's First Propaganda: Tea Party Coloring Books Help You Start ‘Em Young

Why race matters with mass shootings

Far-right Rise Unites EU Muslims, Jews

The Music Man "Ya Got Trouble"

Plame is Roves Vulnerable Flank. Will The Right Wing Noise Machine Throw Him Under The Bus?

“Space is without borders, this is our answer"

Ana Kasparian's Response To Disgusting UC Santa Barbara Shooter Supporter

Airbus makes a pretty neat 2 seater electric airplane

European elections: six countries that went left, not right W

Green Alliance rules out supporting Zuluaga in second round

update: PASSED, PASSED, PUFF! ALERT: House to Vote on Medical Marijuana Amendment This Week!

The Left Ought to Worry About Hillary Clinton, Hawk and Militarist, in 2016

Google is to start building its own self-driving cars

Question about keyboard typing in capitals.

Incoming Ukrainian President Poroshenko Requests More Time Before Signing EU Deal

Snyder: Ukraine as antidote to Europe's fascism

French riot police evacuate Calais immigrant camps

My only comment RE: Discussionist - I dislike right-wingers even more now...

Hundreds of migrants rush Spain's border.

Appalachian Struggles: A Tunnel Runs Through It

Sobering Up: Why the 1% Is Fussing About Guillotines ...

'Costly failures': Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan cost UK taxpayers £30bn

Cut-Throat Capitalism: Welcome To the Gig Economy

Fox News Guest Offers Lame Apology After Suggesting Elliot Rodger Was Fighting 'Homosexual Impulses'

6 Things That Should Never Be Privatized

Bloody Sawdust

The Rise of the Progressive City


Republicans Are So Afraid of Wendy Davis That They Are Comparing Her To Hitler

Making The “New Populism” A Reality

California Assembly passes bill mandating porn film condoms

Gay rights pioneer Stormé DeLarverie dies, aged 93

Want To Stop More Mass Killings? Don’t Assume Shooters Are Just Mentally Ill

An empire in decline

Do Minorities Do Better Under Democrats?

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

Pregnant Pakistani woman stoned to death by her family members

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

USPS may no longer deliver mail to your door. Thanks, Republicans.

You'll Never Guess When a New Study Says Old Age Begins — And 25 Signs You've Hit It

The tight link between unions, the middle class and inequality in two charts

Koch brothers get rolling on their first tar-sands project


Remember: Politicians Who've Sent Soldiers to Die Unnecessarily and Those Who Opposed Those Wars


This IS the Droid you're looking for...

Monbiot: It's simple. If we can't change our economic system, our number's up

More Bwaaaaaaaaaah hahahha-capitalism doomed if ethics vanish

Power plant becomes a model for cleaner operation

Commencement Address For THE PRESCHOOL CLASS OF 2014

Interesting... the "alpha" and "beta" language of PUAs refers to...

Is David Koch Getting a Tax Writeoff for Dropping $900K on the Walker Race?

Elliot Rodger and America’s ongoing masculinity crisis

So what happened in those ReTHUG Texas primaries last night?

Gun Violence Killed At Least 80 People The Week Prior To Elliot Rodger's Rampage

Jerry Chizek, former state senator from west Omaha, 'hated inequality'

Elliot Rodger and the NRA myth: How the gun lobby scapegoats mental illness

WSJ’s shameful climate denial: The scientific consensus is not a myth

Google's New Self-Driving Car Doesn't Have A Steering Wheel !

Far-right parties sweeping EU vote should serve as warning sign

More Shocking Revelations on Judge Who Halted Wisconsin John Doe Probe

Why #YesAllWomen took off on Twitter

Leaving Homeless Person On The Streets: $31,065. Giving Them Housing: $10,051.

Still Paying for the Civil War - Veterans' Benefits Live On Long After Bullets Stop

What's for Dinner ~ Wednesday ~ May 28th

What is it with cashiers in grocery stores always asking you for $1 for some foundation?

Koch to Buy PetroLogistics for $2.1 Billion

Let's don't use the name of these mass murderers, if we can avoid it.

Snowden To Critics: 'Ask The State Department' Why I'm In Russia

B’Tselem welcomes new director, Hagai El-Ad

Obama to map out new chapter in US foreign policy in West Point address

John Kerry to Snowden: "Man up" and "Trust American system of justice"

Most Americans Didn't Like Rove's Comments On Hillary's 'Traumatic Brain Injury'

Field Report: Update on the Jahalin Bedouin

Obama seeks to recast postwar foreign policy

Jared Remy pleads guilty to murder of Jennifer Martel

#Not One More! The seeds of a massive new campaign have sprouted

Global stocks rise after upbeat US economic data

Otters Playing A Keyboard? Otters Playing A Keyboard.

Obama will let states decide how to cut greenhouse gas emissions

Snowden To Critics: 'Ask The State Department' Why I'm In Russia

New Curbs Sought on the Personal Data Industry

the storm

This will leave GM in the Dustbin of history

Toni Braxton: God Gave My Son Autism for Having an Abortion

Anybody here use a stool to get into bed? I recently replaced my mattress and

Top US Commander: Obama Ended Afghan Uncertainty

FBI files on iconoclastic musician Pete Seeger to be released online

Odds are, whoever is elected president in 2016 will be re-elected in 2020.

OK, please tell me this isn't totally F'ed up! Amazon patents photos against a white background.

Maya Angelou has died

Wednesday Toon Roundup 1- Deadly business

a facebook engineer that doesnt care about copywrite

Wednesday Toon Roundup 2- The Rest


Maya Angelou dead at 86

Rest In Power, Maya Angelou

Reed to participate in annual Bilderberg Meeting

Why is Buddhism so hip?

One of my favorite memories of the Clinton inaugural. RIP Maya Angelou.

Maya Angelou - A Rock, A River, A Tree . . .

How much of the Hillary hate around here is due to misogyny?

Hacker, creeper, soldier, spy. Chapter One: ‘My family is military’

Former Hacker Hector "Sabu" Monsegur Gets Time Served After "Extraordinary" Cooperation With Feds

Concerns grow over farm drugs used like 'sweets' (BBC)

Democrat David Alameel handily defeats Kesha Rogers in Senate runoff (TX)

Is it just me? (Chuck Todd)

Coldwell Banker Cuts Ties With Correspondent After 'Homosexual Impulses' Remark About Shooter

Loved Maya Angelou. R.I.P. And Still I Rise

United Methodist Church Faces Schism Over Same-Sex Marriage Doctrine

Shoppers robbed after leaving supermarket (Venezuela, of course)

RWDSU endorses NY Attorney General Eric Scheiderman for reelection

Do Personal Computers Come With NSA Surveillance Devices Built-In As Standard?

Papantonio: The Disappearing Middle Class


Student shot by chavista paramilitaries and paralyzed commits suicide

De Blasio still says health care will be ‘saved’

Any failures in Iraq and Afghanistan are due to political incompetence, not flawed strategy

For Maya Angelou:

Road trip!

"I Like My Beer Like I Like My Violence: Domestic."

10 Painful Rejection Letters To Famous People Proving You Should NEVER Give Up Your Dreams

Feminists Are Savagely Trolling This 'Masculism' Hashtag on Twitter

General Electric pledges 1,000 new French jobs as part of Alstom deal: source

Edward Snowden

Why Can't Doctors Identify Killers?

Battleground New York: 2014 House Races You Should Watch

Oh, puke. NPR had a story this morning saying that Ernst has substantial lead over

OK, I admit it. I was wrong

Syria: With Enemies Like This, Who Needs Allies

Kerry: If Snowden Is A Patriot, He Should Stay In The US And Make His Case

What do you consider a duplicate thread in LBN?

Depressed goat ends hunger strike after being reunited with best friend

Anger as European Commission asks British taxpayers for an extra £500m

Comedian vs Asian Girl's Friend

US bank earnings decline 7.7 percent in 1Q

Pressured to Move, Low-Income Tenants Resist Buyouts

Palestinian Refugees Welcome The Pope: The story behind the iconic photo at the Separation Wall

Maya Angelou has died and the President is talking about war in a speech

But still, like air, I'll rise -

Poll ranks BMW drivers as "biggest jerks" and a UC Berkley study confirms it

Wallace Stegner's view and one of my favorites

I got cursed by a fundy

More Shocking Revelations on Judge Who Halted Wisconsin John Doe Probe

So, here's our new Daredevil for the small screen.

The Rise Of Sweden's Far-Left Militants

Interesting reactions to Domestic Violence

by Maya Angelou

The two people I admired most in this world are now gone...

I missed this in our media ... I wonder why ?

I'm going there...

Just a public service . . .

High court rejects extradition request for Colombia’s former spy chief

Revealed: What a partitioned Jerusalem would look like

Politicians, advocates press Mayor de Blasio to include universal free lunch in final budget

The Fast Food Global Strikes - Michelle Chen Discusses

Reading Between Kerry's Lines: Snowden is no longer safe, even in Russia

'Gun violence restraining order' pushed after Isla Vista rampage

Chicago aldermen to propose raising minimum wage to $15 an hour

Working Families Party eyeing Diane Ravitch as possible challenger against Gov. Cuomo

Las Vegas, N.M. Need advice

Pic Of The Moment: "We May Encounter Many Defeats But We Must Not Be Defeated"

Question: If someone were to refer to President Obama as a "butchering hypocrite"....

(Chicago) Emanuel ordinance would require videotaping of gun sales

Political TV Ads: $445 Million Mostly Goes to Trashing Obamacare

Threats against muckraking Colombia journalist escalate: press freedom body

Jackson Katz: "Not all men" is an excuse for men to do nothing.

The Problem With Blaming Both Sides In Politics

Fewer polar bear cubs are being born in the Arctic islands, survey finds

Check out EarlG's tribute to Maya Angelou on the DU front page.

Why Bernie Sanders is one of my favorite Senators...

Their men in Caracas: the Cuban expats shoring up Maduro's government

But these Pricks act like Benghazi is the worst thing to ever happen to this country....

Downtown’s dog-friendly coffee shop can no longer allow dogs, says county health dept.

Espaillat and Rangel Surrogate Clash Over Obama’s HUD

“I don’t care about your sympathy. I don’t give a s--- that you feel sorry for me”

Snowden Contradicts His Earlier Statements to Greenwald: "Any analyst at any time"

Women won't stand for abortion-rights rollback

Large portion of Kenai National Wildlife Refuge (Alaska) burned to date in Funny River Fire

US business leaders assess Cuba business climate

The cold logic behind Elon Musk’s $5 billion gigafactory gamble

Tom the Dancing Bug on Climate Change: "Thanks Obama"

We just never learn (cars)

Operation American Spring Officially Ends — It Was Pathetic

Ricky Gervais makes a great point about same sex marriage...

Mets sign pitcher to a 50 Cent contract

What is 'misandry'?

Citigroup’s simple message about trading: it’s getting worse

Donald Trump Reveals New Theory About Obama Birth Certificate

CNN destroyed by huge asteroid

misogyny hurts

misogyny hurts

Venezuela to pay Colombian airline Avianca 4 pct of currency debt

So a woman walks into a bar in Plano, Texas...

Obama extends Afghanistan war to 2016..

The L.A. Clippers may have found themselves a new owner

Burkablog: The Tea Party Takes Charge

The Onion’s Tips For Passing Gun Control Legislation

The Words Every Woman Should Know

Just to be clear it has never EVER been about 2nd Amendment rights

Want to feel old?

This is how REAL MEN shoot animals...

Newtown Parent Says Father of Isla Vista Victim Is Now Part of 'Extended Family'

Taliban Condemn U.S. Exit Strategy from Afghanistan

William Boykin, Family Research Council VP and ex-general, hit with army reprimand

Obama Warns U.S. Must Not Rush to War

The best of Nature's disssssguises you'll ever see: The caterpillar that looks and even acts like a

Now, why is this appropriate?

Microsoft claims breakthrough in real-time translation

so what's the best use of the primary vote for governor?

Port Authority won’t vote on 3 W.T.C. deal

GOP is losing the Obamacare war: What a new lie reveals about the law’s success - By Joan Walsh

CEO pay hits $10 million, 257 times worker pay.

Veterans Lash Out At GOP Senator’s Attempt To Politicize VA Scandal

Why it's so Hard for Men to Recognize Misogyny (

Rain helps firefighters battle Funny River blaze, but fire still growing on eastern edge

'Mental Illness' Means Different Things to Different People

NYT’s One-Sided Ukraine Narrative

Calling 911 Was Too Expensive. So He Died.

State funds to help grow local farm markets

Conviction for Bulger’s ex-FBI handler thrown out

Homelessness declines as new thinking fuels 'giant untold success'

The Holly Boy

Glenn Greenwald to Name Americans Being Monitored by Government

Lord Ashcroft polls 26 marginals - good news for Labour

Obama Delivers West Point Commencement Address, Calls For Restrained Use Of U.S. Military

Crews respond to disabled ferry in Jamaica Bay

Dodgers + Yankees =

Oh, damn! Is this a good guy with a gun or a bad guy with a gun?

Judge questions why ‘only the boy’ is charged in underage sex case

Casting the Ideal Challenger to Hillary Clinton

John Oliver's viral video: the best climate debate you'll ever see

Maine ethics panel imposes record fine on National Organization for Marriage

The Nation: The Left Ought to Worry About Hillary Clinton, Hawk and Militarist, in 2016

"NATION OF SECRETS" - PBS FRONTLINE: Whistleblowers + Snowden & Greenwald ....Years of Govt. Spying

Comptroller Stringer calls Build It Back 'unmitigated disaster,' will hold Sandy oversight hearing

Let me tell you about Men

What 'misandry' is

Find out how your Representative voted on marijuana legislation this week.

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio Decides Against Bid to Host 2024 Olympics

Judges orders temporary halt to Ohio executions

Sexism in safety Laws - Bike helmets are sexist because 'helmet hair'

update: IT PASSED!! ALERT: House to Vote on Medical Marijuana Amendment This Week!

Menstruation misery for schoolgirls as sanitation woes hit hopes for the future

Vote TORLAKSON for State Superintendent of Public Schools

AP source: Walker in talks to end campaign probe

Krugman: How American Capitalism Fails—and Northern European 'Socialism' Succeeds—at Job Creation

Statement of concern regarding the beating of the director of Casa Alianza, Honduras

Which upcoming sporting event are you most excited about?

These words have been much on my mind of late.

Teachers upset with new dress code requiring underwear

SoS Kerry: ‘Pretty dumb’ Snowden blames US for stranding him

Human Rights Watch Daily Brief, 28 May 2014

National Review remembers Maya Angelou for being a gun owner

In Mexico, activist mother of missing man is slain

Strib: Minnesota's home ownership gap worsens

Ukraine's Poroshenko, Russia's Putin to attend D-Day anniversary

What the new moon promises, the full moon delivers

When Reason Stops Short

Wall Street Rewards Bernanke & Geithner For Stiffing You

V.A. Watchdog Finds Failures in Care at Phoenix Hospital

Bashar al-Assad posts a letter of support from a Virginia state senator

Wealth inequality skeptics are forgetting the rich keep giant piles of money offshore

Please DO NOT Feed the Troll...

Obama Remembers Maya Angelou: 'One Of The Brightest Lights Of Our Time'

Although Memorial day has passed this year I give you a poem

Should we use technology to combat bad behavior by men

Moscow tested as Abkhazian president flees amid protests

New York is THIS Close To Legalizing Medical Weed, But NYC is Still the Pot Arrest Capital of the...

Elmira school district responds to student claims in Pledge case

Titans QB lost his number arm-wrestling a punter.

Bruce Willis' daughter takes a political stand...against nudity censorship on Instagram.

De Klerk warns Israel about apartheid

Nonprescription Nexium Heartburn Medicine Launches.

One of Maya Angelou's last (short) interviews from this month

French court backs extradition of ex-policeman to Argentina over 'dirty war'

The Real Origins of the Religious Right

The Real Origins of the Religious Right

Need help identifying a bird. Photographed in Florida near a canal.

UAW Backs Eldridge In NY-19

French court backs extradition of ex-policeman to Argentina over 'dirty war'

Tim Hudson, Michael Morse lead Giants over Cubs

Farmers Insurance Suing Governments for Climate Change Ignorance

Going around Greenville lately, I've seen a few signs saying "Lose Lindsey."

What’s it like being married to a Catholic priest?

Santa Barbara shooting shows need for federal version of SAFE Act, says New Yorkers Against Gun...

Did you know that Torquemada from the Spanish Inquisition was a singer.

Maya Angelou's poem "Phenomenal Woman"

Ok, I'm stepping into the Snowden discussion for the first time...

Maya Angelou's poem "Phenomenal Woman"

I'm worried that some DU Sports Forumites are no longer with us...BECAUSE...

We did not choose wisely

Maya Angelou, Master Class By Oprah Winfrey

That Snowden chap was SPOT ON says China

Hypothetically in the 1968 election--who would you vote for?

New study suggests near epidemic of back pain among coffee shop workers

the trouble with not rising to the bait


Are Human Rights Activists Today's Warmongers?

What would society look like if men were not in charge?

As Publishers Fight Amazon, Books Vanish

Cosplayer Nicole Jacobs On Harassment At Comic Cons… And What We Can All Do About It

No CD/DVD on new laptops?

Expat Syrians join the crush to support Assad in 'parody election'

Thai soldiers attacked with bins and bottles as demonstrators show they've had enough of military co

Miners hold pro-Russia rally in Donetsk

Obama warns against ‘aggression’ in South China Sea

Let me tell you about Me.

SolarCity offers its largest online discount, with Groupon

Food’s Big-Picture Guy

VIDEO: This Cat Is Better At Jenga Than Most Humans.

Troy Tulowitzki leads all National League players in All-Star Game votes.

Hillary Clinton yes, no, maybe....

Let me tell you about Women

Burke says toll roads 'on the table'....

Guns for self defense. A manifestation of cowardice.

Response to a Gun Nutter

The Head of the IMF Says Inequality Threatens Democracy. Here Are 7 Charts Proving She's Right.

What does DU consider to be the most effective anti-gun group?

The Planetary Society Announces Strong Support for NASA's Asteroid Initiative

Global male violence is an outrage

Buccaneers Owner Malcolm Glazer Passes Away

Amazon complains about news coverage it won’t comment on

An Ethiopian teenager’s courage in defying child marriage

Why I’m ditching my Amazon account - By Jack Shafer

Give a Listen: Brilliant Commentary on Rodger, Misogyny and Masculinity

Alan Alda - "Why can't we eradicate misogyny?"

New Voter ID Scheme - Pop Quizzes! (Arkansas)

Louisiana lawmakers exempt themselves from public gun laws - and psychiatric tests

Public support for women’s rights in Saudi Arabia ‘high’

Charlottesville Women’s Choir celebrates three decades of activism

Second Amendment Scoreboard

Nuclear-waste facility on high alert over risk of new explosions

Apple Confirms Its $3 Billion Deal for Beats Electronics

Theater review: Cleveland Public Theatre's excellent ‘Ancestra' examines fight for women's equality

How To Pill a Cat

Florida Woman Dumps Mom Out Of Wheelchair 'For 52 Years Of Shit'

Laci Green on Elliot Rodger: "More Than a Madman"

How did Elliot Rodger knife three guys?

Colleges Are Buying Stuff They Can’t Afford and Making Students Pay For It



Orrin thinks YOU are the nut!

Spring has sprung finally. Saw a momma canada goose with 8 goslings. My cousins

Why did the brilliant trained spy ever go to Hong Kong? Why didn't he fly directly to Venezuala

Laci Green on Elliot Rodger: More Than a Madman

Dial-up-nightmare map of stereotyped countries

Ugh. A minister in Uganda's "kill the gays" government is in line to head the UN General Assembly.

Obama just announced the most anti-war foreign policy doctrine in decades

Why Is Putin Invited to Normandy’s 70th Anniversary ?

Thom Hartmann: You Can Be Subversive on Jury Duty

Finally, some Snow Balls I'm happy to see

Thom Hartmann: The Truth about the Second Amendment

American Family Association: Don't Open Letters With Harvey Milk Stamp

AG Schneiderman: Drug Pipeline From NYC To Dutchess County Busted

Obama just announced the most anti-war foreign policy doctrine in decades.

Defiant Michael Grimm lashes out at media

16 years ago today, actor Phil Hartman was murdered

"The repeal crusade is over. The right lost."

BBC's Eroica, or the power of the individual artist in the age of freedom

John Kerry: U.S To Start $5 Billion Anti-Terrorist Fund

Sorry, nerds: Fraternity brothers have more fulfilling lives later on

RT gives American Spring More Coverage than Fox.Anchor even tells Americans how to get involved

PBS: Syrian Rebels Describe U.S.-Backed Training in Qatar

Fox News Hires Clueless Actress Stacey Dash

Malcolm Glazer has died

40 conservative congressmen support re-election of President Santos

"Americans overwhelmingly side with Hillary Clinton over Karl Rove in brain flap"

Cat Friends vs Dog Friends

a question about facebook:

Why Do Many Christians Still Literally Believe in Demons and Satan? (Alternet article)

Do jurors still get reports?

Ex-trader: US-suggested sentence 'outrageous'

Maine fines national anti-gay marriage group

Official: Pings Not From FL 370's Black Boxes

‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Tall Ship Sinks Off St. Lucia

73-year-old seeks 'stand your ground' protection

Explaining the Conflict between Obama’s Climate Policy and Obama’s Energy Policy

SUNY cuts off talks with second bidder to take over LICH

Obama's Foreign Policy Laid Out: Obama Afghanistan Speech/West Point Address TEXT & VIDEO:

The Teacher and the Students: Remembering Maya Angelou in Culture

A technique I just learned

And in this edition of "Discussionist or Stormfront?"

Maya Angelou’s ‘When Great Trees Fall’

(KY) Newspaper Writes Blistering Editorial On McConnell's Shift On Obamacare

I have a smiley-related confession to make...

Mexico Travel Warnings After US Citizen Killed

These 7 GOP Governors Are Refusing to Crack Down on Prison Rape.

"Issa’s latest Benghazi stunt backfires"

Press Conference to urge U.S. Gov't to stop ongoing violent plots against Cuba by Miami terrorists

Humor-Impairment Should NOT Be Tolerated On DU!

Maya Angelou's Faith Made Her A Courageous 'Child Of God'

Toyota wants you to meet an 'obsessed' hydrogen fuel cell engineer

Maya Angelou's Faith Made Her A Courageous 'Child Of God'

China sentences 55 in Xinjiang mass trial

Pagan God From Bronze Age Caught By Unsuspecting Fisherman In Siberia

Did Hell just freeze over?

S&P 500 index holds close to record level

Senate bill would give federal employees a 3.3 percent raise in 2015

What the California wildfires should teach us

re Discussionist - it needs more rational people to show how adults address issues.

Mohawks move toward resolving land claims

So I have this friend from Honduras who has helped me immensely with Dad's plight

Who are the three bishops under Vatican review for sex abuse?

Wait a minute! What about Orrex's tin snips?

"Here's What Maya Angelou Said To Tupac Shakur That Made Him Cry"

Russia Urges ‘Emergency Steps’ Over Ukraine After Rebel Losses

(Orrin) Hatch concedes gay marriage will probably become legal in U.S.

Pope, Netanyahu spar over Jesus' native language

Dem Sen. Mark Udall calls for VA head to resign

Sandra Fluke Tears Off Limbaugh's Label in California Campaign; 'She Really Upends the Race'

Stranded Kitten Rescued from Wheel Well of Car on I-580

Chicago mayor offers gun store law, critics pounce

Michigan Poll: Dem Peters Leads Land In U.S. Senate Race, Thanks To Women Voters

Michigan Poll: Dem Peters Leads Land In U.S. Senate Race, Thanks To Women Voters

White men should be prepared to lay down their lives to fight bigotry

Yellen Has Scant Power to Relieve U.S. Housing Slowdown

Fukushima lessons learned? None! NRC ends consideration of expedited unloading of radioactive waste

Russia, Ukraine Fail to Agree on Gas Plan as Cut Looms

El-Sisi Leads Egypt Vote After Struggle to Boost Turnout

Maya Angelou vs. Kim Kardashian

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