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Archives: May 3, 2014

Mismanagement of public funds fueling famine in northern Colombia: Senator

Any R.E.M. Fans Out There?

Impunity for sexual violence in Colombia reaches 98%: International forum

Colombia Ministry of Labor condemns threats to president of National Workers Confederation

KGUN9 Tucson-ANGEL THUNDER to bring increased flying in Arizona

Body of missing New Jersey jogger, banker found in Hudson River: family

A little Elevators music

Shower cat

"Obamacare means freedom"

head shot

CAT Super Skateboarding Adventure!

May Day round up

Guess who is going to the White House Correspondants Dinner tomorrow?

Papantonio: Drugs, Lies, and Big Pharma

Darrell Issa's rap sheet

Wisconsin Republican Party to vote on whether their state has a 'right to secede'

Here is the list of others that the GOP will question about Benghazi after Kerry...

Orphaned baby bear rescued- and will be released when old enough.

Candy maker MARS to build a wind farm massive enough to fully power its 37 US factories

The in-your-face hypocrisy of the GOP really knows no bounds

Police shoot dog in yard during search

Bill Moyers blisters Obama for abandoning his net neutrality promises

Let's not forget the Lt. Gov. race - here's a video from Senator Mike Stack

Bill Moyers blisters Obama for abandoning his net neutrality promises

Police Officer abuses K9 on video.

Real Time tonight: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Walter Kirn, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, Monica Mehta,

Late-Morning Jolt: Subway Derailment in Queens Injures 19


"Should the Minimum Wage Be Abolished?"

That was COLD! Need some advice!

Which major award would you rather win?

We need the government to with CEOs taught to be cutthroat... more than ever.

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF! Outfoxed Friday! & a new Kitteh gif

Greenbrier Rail Services ordered to reopen facility, reinstate employees, bargain With union

Friday Talking Points (302) -- Give America A Raise!

Over in LBN :-)

Over in LBN :-)

Because those who don’t know history are doomed to repeat it…

Another stupid Oklahoma lawsiged:

eyes of the Fox

Persecution of Trade Unionists

Persecution of Trade Unionists

UN: Torture remains widespread in treatment of detainees in Mexico

What should we do with people who rely on government handouts, but are too lazy to work?

GOP Theme Song, Baby I'm Yours~

3 dead, 10 injured in 3 separate oilfield incidents in Southeaster New Mexico

I just got kicked in the gut part 2 from February

Stephen Hawking: Artificial intelligence could be mankind’s ‘worst mistake in history’

The NFL Draft

I've knocked about 200 doors in the last 7 days, and I've dropped lit on about 200 additional stoops

US congressman seeks release of Marine veteran jailed for driving into Mexico with guns

The REAL reason people are afraid of clowns

Duke Energy labeled "Dirty Duke" by advocacy groups in television ads

Over in GD

Over in GD

Unfit for Human Consumption: How nearly 9 million pounds of bad meat escaped into the food supply

lost track of how long i've been without cigs

U.S. one of few countries with rise in maternal deaths

Panama votes this weekend in closest election since 1989 US invasion

Congratulations Hawaii! Raises The Minimum Wage For Those Who Need It Most!

Footage of the Riots in Odessa

the glorious weather is making a big difference

CELAC Condemns Illegal Use Of IT Against Cuba; IAPA Protest Cyber Attack On Panama TV

Jury says Samsung, Apple both infringed patents

A man spent years taking photos of one small town, when you look closer, you’ll see why


GM begins talks to settle ignition switch lawsuits

Syrian Forces Poised to Recapture Homs After Ceasefire Agreement With Rebels

Mexican Food for Cinco de Mayo

Exelon's next deal? The spinoff of its nuclear fleet

White House Petition to Arrest Cliven Bundy

Uruguay marijuana legalisation: Details unveiled

Uruguay marijuana legalisation: Details unveiled

Santalli has to stick his big beak into the Bundy stand-off...

TCM Schedule for Sunday May 4 -TCM Spotlight: Robert Wagner

October '13, Obamacare Launches Website To...(Noise Removed)....May '14, Obamacare Exceeds Goals

Will "moderate Mitt" co-op ACA as his own program to try and get into WH.

Venezuela detains 58 foreigners on suspicion of inciting unrest

TCM Schedule for Monday May 5 - What's On Tonight: Shirley Jones

So I'm watching the Giants play Atlanta

George Clooney fires back at Steven Wynn

Hannity Defends Vigilante Killer

Is Texas Turning Blue?

Stephen Hawking: "Transcendance looks at the implications of artificial intelligence - but.........

Bring the Guillotine Back to Death Row

Something I'd like to know more about:

Chris Christie or Jeb Bush? GOP fundraisers consider their options

Obama troubled by botched Oklahoma execution

Anyone know about these hand plunger choppers? For Onions and Garlic, specifically

Come see Leticia van de Putte tomorrow at Fort Bend Cinco de Mayo event

Youth is wasted on the young, Candid Camera version (photos from the Wilderness of Rocks - AZ)

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp acquires romance novel publisher Harlequin

As My Household Goes into its 2nd Yr. of NO Income, a Reminder:

Sen. Lindsey Graham Disrespects President Obama By Calling Him a Scumbag

U.N. Condemns Oklahoma's Botched Execution of Clayton Lockett

Think Uruguay’s president is fascinating? Meet his wife

****WCGreen Update -- Friday, May 2, 2014****

My garden is doing great!

Uruguay leader calls Colorado pot law 'a fiction'

Uruguay leader calls Colorado pot law 'a fiction'

Louis C.K. Sounds Off Against the Common Core!

taterguy has been gone since March 14th.

The REAL Reason Fox News Is Obsessed With 9/11 2012

The problem with the Death Penalty - we're trying to pretend that we're not really murdering someone

Damn Right I Taped Kerry’s ‘Apartheid’ Talk

If you haven't been watching Blazers vs. Rockets.

What do you want from Art?

Today In Dystopian War Robots That Will Harvest Us For Our Organs

"What a wonderful world this would be If.. "

'They say they're building a wall because too many of us enter illegally'

Bundy's gang complains

This is how I handle mercury

Ok, now that's the weirdest damned thing I'VE ever seen...

’77 Sunset Strip,’ ‘F.B.I.’ Star Efrem Zimbalist Jr. Dies at 95

The murder of net neutrality....

jet honda

Solar jet fuel made out of thin air


CNN: How Will the Ukraine Crisis End: Five Different Scenarios

US President Obama calls for death penalty review

Weekend Economists Celebrate Cinco de Mayo May 2-4, 2014

DUers I need some advice

Ukraine: US condemns Odessa violence as dozens die

The Penguin Joke

The US, Cuba and Terrorism

The US, Cuba and Terrorism

Tim Kaine backing Hillary Clinton for 2016

Survey: Fliers give thumbs up to security, unsure about fast lanes

Many of us have heard of Michael & Debi Pearl...

President Obama Holds a Press Conference with Chancellor Merkel of Germany

Did the Father God of Abrahem, Jesus and Mohammed have a frog in His pocket?

1956 Greyhound Bus film: "Freedom Highway"

Welcome To Post-Racial America: Racist Tweets Flow After Black NHL player Scores Game Winning Goal

V. Stiviano: Donald Sterling Should Apologize for Racist Remarks

Ukraine Says Operations Against Rebels Continue; "We Are Not Stopping"

Now Entering AngryWhiteMenistan..

Opps - Clercical error ends a womans 23 year marriage, because she is 'officially' a man

Who’s the Propagandist: US or RT

Dan Patrick radio deal financed by S&L swindler

Paxton’s status with football team raises ethics report questions

OMFG FOX NEWS (the GOP propaganda organization)

The Republican Party thinks that America is so great a country...

Billboards urge Ted Cruz to end controversial testing of pregnant sheep at Texas A&M

UT law graduate named dean of A&M law school in Fort Worth

What Does Your Security Suite Know About You?

Power, pitching lead Giants past Braves 2-1

Ukraine unrest: Abducted OSCE observers 'freed'

Why the Russian sanctions don’t work

Venezuela shows that protest can be a defence of privilege

Sundance film festival: Kombit, Haiti's blossoming micro-garden movement - video

Concerns grow in Europe over threat from deadly pig virus

Peeved Packy...

Vermont first state to call for constitutional convention to get money out of politics

With Unemployment Shrinking and Obamacare Working, GOP Pushes All In On Benghazi

Sánchez Cerén Says He Will Deepen Social Changes Initiated in El Salvador

Fire weather advisories for parts of AZ, NV, UT, CO, TX, and OK

State Lawmaker Gets Tons Of Angry Calls Over His Letter About Anal Sex

Ok, so I posted about US/European art appreciation in a Lounge style and

Neo-Nazis Honor Ukrainian SS on Holocaust Memorial Day

Thousands buried in mudslides in Afghanistan following torrential rain

Beyond Piketty’s Capital: Richard Wolff Warns us Not to Band-Aid Capitalism

Via FSTDT Conspiracy Theorists pages - THE REAL CAUSE OF ATHEISM UNEARTHED!!!

Was Toyota driven out of California? Not so fast

In RE: The NBA - if you are interested, this podcast is beyond remarkable from

‘Meet the Press’ crisis as David Gregory’s producer quits


Cassini views Uranus

Furry Day is not what you think

Hubble astronomers check the prescription of a cosmic lens

There's Plenty of Career Opportunities for Millennials ... Just Not on U.S. Soil

Why Walmart Is a Threat to Organic Food

Hey Bernie, If You’re Going To Run For President in 2016, Do It As a Democrat

Fast-Food CEOs Making 1,200 Times Workers’ Wages Have No Idea What Their Greed Does To Employees

Modern Music Thread for the Over-50 Crowd

Kerry urges steps to ensure democracy in Africa

She was wrong!

Rescuers struggle to help Afghans hit by landslide

Affordable Care Act: Polls find support for repeal wanes

Floyd Mayweather: I'm TOTALLY!!! against abortion

Cheat Fresh: Subway Is The Biggest Fast Food Wage Thief

The men who poisoned Charleston’s drinking water now have a “new” business

Yes, There Are Bad Guys in the Ukrainian Government (

If the Chamber of Commerce wants to raise the gas tax, it should stop backing Republicans

Modern Kitty Problems...

The U.S. Sends 2 Million Kids to Prison Every Year

Kornacki has an interview with Nancy Pelosi coming up

Less Than 24 Hours After Virginia Oil Train Spill, Same Company Derails Again in Maryland

Bad Cop No Donut, 3 May 2014: Drunken Trigger Happy NYPD'ers On Parade

Odessa Massacre Pushes Ukraine to the Edge. Towards a Larger Destructive Conflict?

Peskov: Russia cannot persuade self-defense forces in east Ukraine to disarm

I know where's the party at...

Try looking from side to side...

3 San Jose State Students Expelled Over Bullying of Black Roommate

Why America's Essentials Are Getting More Expensive While Its Toys Are Getting Cheap

Would Jesus Support the Death Penalty?

Congress Has an Epic Opportunity to Ban Wild Animals in Circuses

Pets Are Only Property, Says Oregon Court as it Sets Accused Abuser Free

Democracy's Deepening Recession

Don't Trust Paul Ryan.......

Energy Tycoon Dismisses Fracking Concerns, Says It 'Isn't Gonna Hurt Anybody'

TN first state to jail women for pregnancy outcomes

The Woman Who Breaks Mega-Dams

Why Is the Right Obsessed With Castration?

Doubling the Minimum Wage Is on the Agenda in Seattle—and Nationally

In Corporate Media, Democratic Populism Always a Danger

NYC cyclist arrested for using cellphone to film cop, told iPhones are ‘being used as guns’

Rape, Rape Culture and the Problem of Patriarchy

What is going on in TN with Dems?

Subway derailment repairs affect Saturday service

This Presidential Candidate is Only Slightly Worse Than the Current Republican Slate

Runoffs Could Make Things Messy for Republicans

Right wing radio host defends Cliven Bundy, talks about Glenn Beck's secret UN agenda for race war

Dr. Alejandro Junger comments on "the problem"

Condoleezza Rice pulls out of giving Rutgers commencement speech

Strong man, weak man.

Suck on this, Boehner.

Raising the minimum wage in 7 or 8 yrs will give the next POTUS/SC ample time

UFT shafts the membership... AGAIN!

What Do British People Think About the U.K.’s Gun Restrictions?

The Calamity Has Begun: The Problem of Economic & Religious Beliefs

Neil deGrasse Tyson: Humans aren’t killing the planet, just all the people on it

Wisconsin: Scott Walker is whistling Dixie

Framing the danger of guns as a public health risk will change the debate over gun control

Conservative ‘Christian’ Calls For Banning Women From Voting (AUDIO)

Imperial religion drives millions from church

Koch Brothers Face Lawsuit Over Chicago's Toxic Black Dust: Huffington Post

Rains delay opening of New York State Canal System

Local churches luring new, former Catholics through music

U.S. to build 2 gasoline reserves in Northeast

Prepare to die.

Fiestas Patronales Festival in La Cruz

There's at least one topic on which the Republicans have nothing to say ...

In Texas, new luxury coach service is an alternative to flying

The Herpes of politics

Green Stock Index Rejects Natural Gas Along With Oil and Coal

Kesha Rogers brings her unlikely campaign for U.S. Senate to Central Texas

We interrupt this forum for am important message:

the alamo

A glimpse into the mind of an armed right winger with a gun

Watchdog Report: Moving hazmat on the roads has few rules in New York

Teacher told my son he was going to hell

Obamacare enrollment may approach 18 million

Colo. GOP chair labels Jared Polis 'terrorist' over Boulder Democrat's fracking stance

It's the weekend...blow off a little steam...

Love Story for the Ages: Nederland husband, wife die hours apart

Seward's bill designating Herkimer Diamond the official state mineral passes Senate

Video, Landslide Swallows at Least 10 Cars in Baltimore

Pap w/Abby Martin: Crazy is an Industry for Corporate Media

Teen girl says she passed out semen-filled cupcakes; police say no bodily fluids found

EU wants same price for Russian gas for all its members: Oettinger

Record-breaking funds raised in Buffalo School Board election

Condoleezza Rice backs out of delivering Rutgers commencement address after student protests

Perfect Bacon Bowl - because your journey to a heart attack never tasted so good

Do homophobes rule SMU?

Condoleezza Rice backs out of Rutgers commencement

Willie Nelson Band's tour bus for sale on Craigslist

Them Old Dog Blues. It's been a wretched week at the Bear household.

‘Donation’ Bins May Be Deceiving Those Trying To Give Back

Bill Maher: "And think how Cancer felt, when it was told it had Donald Sterling"

Find something to be happy about today (Saturday May 3, 2014)

Condi Rice cancels Rutgers commencement address folloiwng protests.

US, Germany Mourn Victims of Ukraine’s Odessa Fire

This is the most powerful song I've heard since "Blowing in the Wind"

QUESTION OF FAIRNESS: Speaker says casino model based on addiction

Dealer Backs Down On Plan To Sell Smart Gun After Pro-Gun Activists Threaten To Kill Him

Another Reason to say: "Thank You, Edward Snowden!"

Who do you think will be the next POTUS

Stiviano doesn't think Sterling is a racist? Really?

<<<<<P R E P A R E - The Spring contest is coming soon.>>>>>

If we don't vote...

Dewhurst Swings Hard At Patrick During Debate

Served in my 600th jury today.

Citizens of the world deserve true freedom of the press

Jim Oberstar, longtime representative in Congress, dies at 79

What's for Dinner, Sat., May 3

U.S. to Map the Risks of Man-Made Earthquakes

Diagnosing Paul Ryan’s psychopathy: Arrogant, manipulative, deceitful, remorseless

Murder by Bundy-like Militia in Odessa being ignored by Western media. Insolent radical nationalists

This is a video. But it is amazing and wonderful.

First look at Satan statue

I had the oddest dream last night and I usually forget my dreams...

NYC Derailment Update - Local Service Expected to Resume this Afternoon

Dems - Hypocrites on the environment?

He came with a question. What will be our answer?

i really cannot get my head around, a man. a man on du,... telling me he wanted me raped.

Two no votes for de Blasio’s health care deal

Scott Brown Dances Around Granite Stater’s Questions About Minimum Wage (VIDEO)

My photo of Mt. Baker

I breathe through my mouth, and I'm a pretty smart guy.

Matthew Perry vs Peter Hitchens regarding Drug Courts & prosecution for drug offenses on BBC

Petraeus Will Appear at an Event Featuring the ACORN ‘Pimp’

Militiamen And Oath Keepers Drew Weapons, Threatened To Kill Each Other

Does Greg Abbott Support the Christian Movement to Remove the Right For Women To Vote?

From theWorker's Power- GB on Odessa.....

From theWorker's Power- GB on Odessa.....

Council Bluffs woman found guilty in kidnapping, abuse case

True, but incomplete. Women also wear denim (and suits).

Marijuana testing labs barred from taking samples from individuals

Really, NAACP?

Enough already with the death penalty!

Kenya Redefines Marriage In A Blow To Women’s Rights

In wake of deadly East Harlem explosion, Con Edison testing pilot program to check gas mains more...

OK So this is now a post about my jackass brother.

Papantonio: Federal Judge Strikes Down WI Voter ID Law

Email from Senator Tim Kaine: I'm with Hillary

Return of the KKK

What do these symbols mean when used in comments:

Unions plan pop-up ads for pro-charter conference

Obama promotes his record in 'Year of Action'

Mikey Weinstein accused by Faux "news" blonde bimbo of being an atheist...

Buffett re: BNSF,

New law in effect for boating

The Questionable Link Between Saturated Fat and Heart Disease -

This Russian School Groundskeeper Creates Epic Snow Landscapes With Just A Broom

Secretary John Kerry's speech today in Addis Abba, Ethiopia: Commitment to Africa

Arkansas Atty. Gen. Supports Gay Marriage, But Will Defend Ban


Cuomo announces local grants to fight gun violence

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar rebuts Maher: Donald Sterling’s age is no excuse for his racism

Family sues California deputies who beat and pepper sprayed man with Down syndrome

Obama to ask AG Holder to investigate death penalty issues (yet still supports DP)


Cenk Uygur blasts GOP and Fox over Benghazi: ‘F*ck you, move the f*ck on’

Don't fall for claims that Labor Participation rate decline is all about baby boomers

Not a single thread on Greenwald...

March though London to mark 20 years of women priests

Bad news for targets of fed ‘stings’

On Politics: U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson goes after Hillary Clinton at GOP convention (WI)

'Top Gear' host Clarkson says gets final warning over racism row

Obama calls critics of TPP secrecy 'Conspiracy Theorists'

Spy Plane Fries Air Traffic Control Computers, Shuts Down LAX

Meet Future Theocratic President of the United States Darrell Trigg


WH Press Corps Openly Mocking Fox News and Bengazhi

Report: More Than 92 Million Americans Remain Out Of Labor Force

God Answers Democratic Prayers In Miami-Dade--David Rivera Is Back!

in light of the events in this thread

got my new numbers yesterday...

Everyone is under surveillance now, says whistleblower Edward Snowden

Is the USA Center-Right? An Issue-by-Issue Breakdown

Japan split over revision to pacifist constitution

Cuomo Borrowing Most Since 2006 Shows Fiscal Muscle: Muni Credit

Japan split over revision to pacifist constitution

This song is fifty years old, and quite prescient.

Bridgegate scandal’s new front? Andrew Cuomo, Pat Foye and what the New York side knew

Pale blue dot

GORE: You can't admit that there is man-made global warming & expect to survive in Republican Party

Dead body found in RV - sounds almost like a script for "Fargo"

Young Turks’ Cenk Uygur blasts GOP and Fox over Benghazi: ‘F*ck you, move the f*ck on’

Jim Oberstar, Iron Range's longtime congressman, dies at 79

Reunited! Pooch lost in Hurricane Sandy is matched with his former owners at animal shelter

Now here is a pair of Texans!

THE RULES OF THE NEW ARISTOCRACY (by JMS, creator of Babylon 5)

I pulled the trigger. I just ordered an Olympus EPM2. It is the bottom line Pen,

Just what is the aftermath of the Cardinal Grand Cross?

Boycott Toyota for Moving to Anti-LBGT Texas!

Coalition wants monument for 9/11 1st responders

Twin explosions rock Kenyan city of Mombasa

This is how I explain net neutrality to friends.

Why the UK has a high child death rate

One year report on the alternating day fast routine.

While MSNBC & CNN will be showing the WH Correspondents Dinner, Fox "News" will be showing

For Seabeyond

The Tale of Two Schools

Watching TV in bed might be a problem!

NYC cyclist arrested for using cellphone to film cop, told iPhones are ‘being used as guns’

Footage - Right Sector throwing the Petrol Bombs causing the massacre

MTA names cause of subway derailment in Queens

Could someone explain the UKIP/Brussels controversy?

Did you know that Stephen Colbert "fell flat" at the WH Correspondents dinner?

Celebrating, shouting "Perfect", as the burned bodies are taken from the building

Women! GOTV's why

I'm a gun owner and I want gun control

Max Clifford jailed for eight years for sex assaults

Free Comic Book Day 2014

Cliven Bundy Ranch Militia Civil War Over Drones

Dumb question:

Fox Panel Imagines Hillary Clinton Assassination Scenario While Distorting Her Comments On Benghazi

Another recall election over gun control

How many Altuves in the Kentucky Derby?

N.C. anti-gay-marriage GOP candidate was once a female impersonator at gay club

New lottery?

Covered CA: This is what happens when you don't have the GOP or Tea Party standing in the way.

Chairman Xavier Becerra On Speaker Boehner’s Surprise Select Committee Announcement

Dallas judge who asked victim if she cried during rape has recused herself from case

April 27 - 30 Severe Weather Outbreak: 39 Dead, $1 Billion+ in Damage

Two Years Ago, a Republican Became Director of the Country’s Largest Atheist Lobbying Group.

Labour figure facing abuse claims, says Cyril Smith book MP

Thanks Gov. Deal. I just saw an armed man walk into a supermarket.

Dayum! I coulda SWORE it was spring...

Kerry: U.S. will help in search for Ni­ger­ian girls kidnapped by militants last month

Benghazi butt cream

Charleston religious leader, homeless advocate dies

Some Christian:Oklahoma Lawmaker: I Don’t Care If Death Row Inmates Are ‘Fed To Lions’

Young Turks’ Cenk Uygur blasts GOP and Fox over Benghazi

Our manifesto for Europe (Piketty)

My Choice to Replace Colbert

Taiwan moves to levy "rich man's tax"

Police say pro-Russians accidentally set fatal Odessa fire with Molotov cocktails

You just can't make this stuff up!

I wish I knew the backstory.

The scary way Common Core test ‘cut scores’ are selected

Did Tesla intentionally pick this street for their Seattle store?

What would articles of impeachment against Obama look like? (humor)

Author: Courtney Love, not Kurt Cobain, wrote note

Come on California Chrome

The 'Mona Lisa' Just Might Be Part Of History's First 3D Image, Researchers Claim

May 3, 1911

They blamed Socialists and Progressives for this

Let's Be Honest...

They blamed Socialists and Progressives for this

Tebow just did the Red Carpet with a young lady at the Dinner. Don't know if she is a


Wisconsin Democrat Yells At GOP While Dressed As Confederate Soldier. As You Do.


So, GOTV, you slackers...

Watching the Red Carpeteers

Anti-Gay Marriage GOP Candidate Explains His Past As A Drag Queen

According to Ben, Sarah Palin must be an extremely hard worker

Terrorism Charges Possible in Seattle New Years Eve Gay Bar Arson

California Chrome wins Kentucky Derby

is there a syntax guide somewhere

Bread (not so much) and CIRCUSES!!!

A GOP Senate Takeover Would Worsen the Party's Identity Crisis

To those who say we need to stop our dependence on Mid-East Oil, OIL IS A FUNGIBLE COMMODITY!!!!

Al-Qaida announces death of a leader in Yemen by Yemeni army and U.S. drones

Best part of Iowa GOP senate debate today

My Video~ Look at me I am Alive

Weekly Address 5/3/2414: The President's Year of Action

NC facing $445M revenue shortfall

West Wing Week 05/02/14 or, "Old Seoul"

‘Hook-Up Truck’ rolls out in Bay Area

Texas Democrats: ‘Cruz talked out of both sides of his mouth’ on political money

Dan Quayle ruins World Airways and loots it.

2014 Kentucky Derby with post race interviews

Leticia Van de Putte Had The Best Response to Last Night's Republican Lite Gov Debate

Gee, what to watch on TV tonight? WHCD*? Or In the Heat of the Night?

If It’s OK For Women To Propose, Why Don’t They?