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Archives: September 18, 2014

Ex-Raven donates kidney to brother, ex-Steeler

G-S Warns Investors About Tar Sands By Rail, Invests In Tar Sands By Rail

Nice article by Teachout/Wu

As Little As 10 Years Left Before Small Island State Citizens Begin To Leave - Permanently

For those watching "The Roosevelts" - issues with the feed CONFIRMED - see email from them below

The 2 groups suing NY teachers are feuding with each other.

Boycotting Burger King

Finds near Stonehenge shed light on child labor in antiquity

Politician Thrown in the Trash by Angry Mob

2014 Arctic Sea Ice Likely To Clock In At Sixth-Lowest On Record

Top General: Obama is Open to Ground Troops in Iraq

ISIS/IS/ISIL had a New Video Out Today.. Movie Trailer with "More to Come."

Cards RB Jonathan Dwyer Arrested In Domestic-Violence Incident

Scottish Independence: How would you vote? Take the poll....

Here's What Happened When 13 States Raised Their Minimum Wages

Dow closes at record after Fed keeps rates intact

Arrest Of Deputy For Sexual Assault Is Third Of Its Kind In Oklahoma

A headline you don't read every day -

The People's Climate March -- Will You Be There?

Stop picking on me!

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseeker Check In! Church Night!! Sinners!

Jets flying over the Keys

‘Your property is guilty until you prove it innocent"

Hepatitis C drug in India to cost 2% of US Price

Dick Cheney Unchained

Rotten-egg odor from Salton Sea prompts air quality warning

Jonathan Dwyer arrested, deactivated

Uribe worked with Medellin Cartel banker: Opposition tells Colombia Senate

Doctor Strange: Marvel Studios Filming in Europe Next Year.

British PM David Cameron calls Scottish National Party question in (UK) parliament "Stupid"

I visited the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn last week. Care to take a look? (Pic heavy with vids)

Where are FDR and Eleanor Roosevelt's children

Why was Michael Brown's body left there for hours?

Mechanical issue slows first lady's Tennessee trip

Tulsa deputy resigns after sexual assault arrest

Bullying in Florida school has already caused one death and is working on a second.

Considering how savvy ISIL is regarding technology and the Internet

Rockets acquire Jason Terry, picks from Kings

Gov. Perry defends sending Nat'l Guard to border to President of Mexico

Morris Dees "Nation must recognize threat of anti-government 'patriot' movement"

A breakdown of the Benghazi hearings

15 detained in Australian counterterrorism raids / raids foil 'beheading plot'

Reed determined not to let another team leave Atlanta

Rich Games only Mitt Romney Could Follow

Sources: Free-agent forward Michael Beasley working out for Spurs

Judge: Agent's firing didn't violate public policy (reported speeding Iowa (R) Gov. Terry Branstad)

Man is charged with the attempted firebombing of Rep. Emanuel Cleaver’s KC office

"Kids, do you know why we're surrounded by those barbed-wire fences?"

My Don't Frack NC signs were dropped off today. Message for anyone in the Fort Bragg area.

USDA approves new modified corn, soybean seeds

2014 MacArthur 'Genius' Grants Laud Creatives Who 'Improve Our Lives and Better Our World'

'You Are Not a Loan': Rolling Jubilee Abolishes Millions in Student Debt

US official: Venezuela fighting drug trafficking

Sarah Deer (speciality sexual violence ) Among 21 Diverse MacArthur 'Genius Grant' Winners

US official: Venezuela fighting drug trafficking

The mystery of Richard III

Argentina tries doctors for 'baby theft' during military rule

Business for $10.10

Over 2,000 Homes Threatened In California Fire

Argentina tries doctors for 'baby theft' during military rule

Journalists Take White House To Task On Issues Of Access, Transparency

F.T.C. Wary of Mergers by Hospitals.

Lemon, Lime—and Lithium? Turns Out, 7-Up Used to Contain the Potent Drug

Israel ‘Deeply Concerned’ Over Iran Negotiations, Minister Says

Hundreds of Activists Rallied for the ERA This Weekend

Lawrence O'Donnell wonders why CNN gives more credibility to white witnesses than black witnesses

Hundreds of Activists Rallied for the ERA This Weekend

The U.S. House of Representatives approved President Barack Obama's request to arm and train Syrian

Every Once In A While, Someone Invents Something Truly Amazing

Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio forced to return military-grade weapons, vehicles etc...

Jonathan Dwyer arrested. NFL player in domestic violence AGAIN.

Despite an Overall Decline in the Poverty Rate, the Number of Women in Poverty Hasn't Changed in

Despite an Overall Decline in the Poverty Rate, the Number of Women in Poverty Hasn't Changed in a

How about some thanks for our Boston Roid Sox Fans!

Meanwhile, at the Hall of Doom... GOP 'infuriated' that ways are found around food stamp cuts

Russia's Economy's in Trouble, But That Doesn't Mean Russians Will Turn on Putin

Satanists Protest Bibles in Schools With 'Satanic Children's Big Book of Activities'

Does the Paddle Instill Respect? A Navy Guy’s Thoughts on Spanking

Salmon Return to Washington’s Elwha River for the First Time in 102 Years

Rain from tropical storm begins falling on Arizona

12 Most Unbelievably Cruel Torture Devices in History

Humans and chimps share killer instinct say scientists

The threat against America and Americans isn't ISIS

Leftist rebels slay two oil company contractors in Colombia

World’s Most Unequal Region Sets Example in Fight Against Hunger

World’s Most Unequal Region Sets Example in Fight Against Hunger

Seven police dead in Colombia ambush

Kerry SFRC Committee testimony on CSpan1 now...

Arizona Cardinals RB Jonathan Dwyer arrested on assault charges

Where is Condem? He has not started up the weekend college football picks.

Wifi Wars

The Discovery Of Mexico's First Coca Plantation Could Upend The Cocaine Business

The Discovery Of Mexico's First Coca Plantation Could Upend The Cocaine Business

Nebraska Medical Center doctors expect Ebola patient to make 'full recovery'

AP: Skunk with head stuck in beer can rescued in Ohio

Holy Shit! ObamaCare 'Nightmare' Continues: 2015 ACA Premium Rates to DECLINE in Many Major Cities

Warren Buffet's Proposal to Change Social Security and Health Care

A Rally to oppose David Barton visit to Marietta, Ohio, September 18th, 2014 ...

Every state in the USA, ranked by its beer

How the media shafted the people of Scotland

Saudi clerics declare Isis terrorism a 'heinous crime' under sharia law

To Help Unaccompanied Minors, New York City Posts Representatives at Immigration Court

Hope for Musk Ox in Manitoba...First seen since 1880's.

Federal Judge Uses Hobby Lobby To Excuse Testimony In Child Labor Case

Jon Stewart just made fun of the concern over

PG&E facing big fine for judge-shopping in rate case

David Hooper 2014 “Anatomy of a Great Deception”

what do you wish for?

AP Interview: Brazil's Silva wants better US ties

As Scotland votes for independence what becomes of the British Flag?

L.A. police divert drivers into toll lanes; private contractor fines thousands of them

A Fundamentalist Mormon Was Allowed to Keep Silent About Child Labor Violations Due to…Hobby Lobby

When a Government has been bought.

The Moment at Hand,by.Linda.Greenhouse

Punishment or Child Abuse?by MICHAEL ERIC DYSON

Corrupt Media Public Enemy #1. Deliberately Misleading America.

S.F. Supervisor Wiener says he's taking HIV-prevention drug

Gordon Brown Makes Best Case for Scotland to Remain Part of the United Kingdom

Contempt case renewed against Perry prosecutor

Black, trans leaders criticize lack of diversity among Dallas Pride grand marshals

Will Wendy Davis appear at gay Pride?

In the Fight Against ISIL, Going Beyond Either/Or

So who was the genius in AZ that decided chasing wild horses in a more likely than not helicopter

WTF ...158

Taco Bell Corporate Owner's New Banh Shop Near SMU Has Commie Logo. You Expected Tasteful?

Facebook rebuffs drag queens on name policy

What in the Sam Hill is ""?

WTF ...159

In Gaza, Justice Delayed Is Justice Denied

Who do you like for the Democratic Nominee for President in 2016?

Against Spy Revelations, Israel Doth Protest Too Much

Appears to show pro-fracking advocates paid people to appear at hearing with pro-fracking shirts..

Thought for you for tomorrow.

Ferguson officer appears before grand jury on shooting of Michael Brown

Penn. Police: Ambush Suspect Is Part Of ‘Cold War Re-Enactment Group’

WTF ...160

Paradiddling All Over Religion

Institute of Medicine urges reforms to improve care for dying people

Apple will no longer unlock most iPhones, iPads for police, even with search warrants

Obama Faulted in Terror Fight, New Poll Finds

V.A. Official Acknowledges Link Between Delays and Patient Deaths

In Debut, Benghazi Panel Leaves Sparring to Others

New York City Police Add Security Amid a Call for Attacks

In Alaska, lawsuit challenges decision leading to Walker-Mallott unity ticket

F.T.C. Wary of Mergers by Hospitals

BBC team under attack in southern Russia

China sentences four for explosives, bid for 'jihad': report

Funniest Memes Mocking Congress

My Posts and Journal storage

Scottish independence: Voting under way in referendum

Daily Show exposes drug misdeeds of the Food & Drug Administration.

Australia conducts sweeping anti-ISIS raids in Sydney and Brisbane

Scottish referendum predictions thread.

Of Presbyterians & Whiskey: the role of religion in Scottish independence

Gay-Friendly Mosque to Open in Cape Town!

Venezuelan protesters discuss explosives in video

Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio forced to return military-grade weapons, vehicles

Air Force allows members to omit ‘so help me God’ from their service oaths

Company Caught Selling Re-Used Cooking Oil - Taiwan

Senate panel: Chinese hackers targeted military contractors and tech firms

A Captain Speaks: Entering Gaza to Care for Civilians

Fox News host Andrea Tantaros on NFL scandals: Pro football ‘could use a little more God’

September 18

Ted Cruz: ‘Social worker’ Obama wants to fight ISIS with ‘expanded Medicaid’

Fox News: Real ‘poor’ people don’t have air conditioners and computers

My Rep voted no on Obama's Syria plan. Here's why:

TOP 25 MUSEUMS — UNITED STATES Travelers' Choice

Shiite Militias of Iraq Reject US Return, Threaten to Attack US Forces

Senate Race Polls Lean Toward Dems, So Media Starts Pro-GOP Spin

Should US policy toward ISIL be Containment?

Coalition Of One: Iran Leads Own Fight Against Islamic State

Sanctions Against Countries Which Support Syrian Rebels?

Last sunrise for the UK?

Old imperial habits die hard

Obama's 'stupid stuff' turned upside down

Nursing home workers in Jersey City, Union City striking for contracts

White House: U.S. advisers may take forward positions in Iraq fighting

Labor official says Walker ad showing governor climbing out of hole sets unsafe example

9/11 Again!

Was Your Police Department Trained by Blackwater and Other Mercenaries?

Labor to join rally to demand action on climate change

How Conservative Christians Are Trying Their Damnedest to Make America's Kids Wildly Ignorant

SF cabbies closer to becoming an affiliated union

The US-EU-Russia sanctions puzzle

America's Political Spectrum Is Not Left to Right, It's Top to Bottom—And It has Failed the People

American Airlines passenger service agents vote for union representation

Sick bastard du kills cat with blow darts

Cartoonist Alison Bechdel Wins MacArthur Prize

Michigan AFL-CIO: ““Discrimination is Not Only Unfair and Un-American, It’s Anti-Competitive”

State, BP reps travel to Asia to launch marketing efforts for Alaska LNG

Labor Unions Urge Emanuel To End 'Toxic' Interest-Rate Swaps

(AK) Tribal groups seek emergency action to cap accidental king catch

National AFL-CIO President Says Kentucky's Senate Race Is a Top Labor Priority

Missouri mayor, 80, accused of stealing from town account

Religious Acceptance Of Gays Is On The Rise, Duke Study

Every Map Of Louisiana Is A Lie — What It Really Looks Like Should Scare You

Chelsea Manning offers punditry on Iraq from prison

Free Entrance Days in the National Parks

May I Borrow Your Shower? Ukraine Braces for Winter Cold

Jet packs for U.S. soldiers? Yes, it could happen

Navy relieves James E. Williams commanding officer

Canon Announces Three New Lenses

Enterovirus strain D68 found in Richmond children

Roll call for the House vote on jumping into the Syrian civil war:

US to train veterans to install solar panels

New central bank stimulus launched for eurozone

A sorry model for governing

GOPer Takes Down Parts Of Website, Staffers Removed After Plagiarism Reported

Higher education cuts likely to spare Va. students

Va. attorney general sues major banks for $1.15B

Germany's Ailing Infrastructure: A Nation Slowly Crumbles

Islamic State: Germany Struggles to Deal with Returning Fighters

OK, so when and where is/are the debate/s?

Will the GOP EVER reach a tipping point?

Referendum underway in Scotland

Former General Boykin: Marxist Obama is using the Gay Muslim Mind Control to help Illegal Immigrants

I want me some Lithium water

(WA) State pot sales top $14 million, tax revenue hits $3.5 million as some stores prosper Read mor

And the cynics tell us bipartisanship is dead - HAH!

Benefits, not just paychecks, have fallen on hard times

India, China vow cooperation as troops face off

Eight Things in the Poverty Report That’ll Make Women Mad

How Hospitals and Health Insurers Collude at Your Expense

World stocks higher after Fed as Scotland votes

Fort Bragg garrison commander doesn't expect major troop cuts as part of military spending reduction

Quartet: Delay in Gaza rebuilding could threaten truce

Police: N.Y. cop drunk in fatal wrong-way crash

APNewsBreak: Chevron meets shale drilling rules

Environmental cleanup OK'd for former RI shipyard

70 ex-prisoners re-arrested without cause threaten to launch protests

Man accused of Belleville meat tampering is ruled too dangerous for bail

The Lost Logic of "Perpetual War"

Keep hearing that Earnst is ahead of Braley

Parents who use corporal punishment always seem to say the same thing. I don't buy it

From Tragedy to Farce: How Fox News and the GOP Tarnished Benghazi

Has Kansas Found the Cure for the Reaganomics Disease?

Rain ... how nice

Salt Is Not the Enemy. Guess What Actually Ruins Your Health Instead?

Killing Joke: The Presidential Leadership Scholars Program

Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin campaigning for Tom Udall

My favorite mental image from "The Roosevelts" so far

Apple changes encryption, makes it impossible to comply with Police Subpoenas.

Mike Malloy - Republicans Unanimously Block Equal Pay Bill

Mike Malloy - Comparing War Criminals: Bush Vs. Hitler

Peak wingnut is an ideal to be striven for, but rarely achieved.

wtf?-Doctor Admits to Providing Medically Unnecessary Chemotherapy to Patients

Ooh! Fundraiser Idea!

Laurie Penny’s In-Your-Face Feminism

The Air Force will allow an atheist airman to omit the phrase "so help me God”

(Phoenx) Auditor ties VA waits to deaths

Video: pro-fracking advocates paid people to appear at hearing with pro-fracking shirts..

If you *could* change your user name, what would you change it too?

Iraq prime minister rules out US ground troops

Mike Malloy - Religious Extremism In Texas School Board Of Education

Thursday Toon Roundup 1: We got the War

Thursday Toon Roundup 2- Goodell Must Go

Wisconsin GOP legislative leaders sue over redesign of state ballots

Thursday TOON Roundup 3- Politics

Thursday TOON Roundup 4- The Rest

Sicilian Town on Migrants’ Route Cares for the Living and the Dead. (well worth your time!)

26 school districts stock up on free military gear

VA mismanaged West L.A. campus, GAO says

Obama out performs Reagan on job growth and investing

"You wanted equality? BOOM! There's your equality. I decked you just like I would deck a man..."

Secret Government papers reveal how flag will look if Scotland votes for independence

Restless leg syndrome?

I hit a milestone

What does " 2003 before July 6th " mean?

"America is a Christian nation because we sell bacon" (but what if - I'm a vegetarian?!?)

Post your secret

JSF & The Path of DOOM

Israel's discriminatory housing message: This is a Jewish state; Arabs out

Kendall: Budget Gimmicks Won’t Fix Nuclear Deterrent

Murder 'comes naturally' to chimpanzees

Alabama Gas Corp. sues newspaper to ban writing about pipeline safety plan

Report: NSA shared unedited data on Arab Americans' calls with IDF intel unit

Why Americans are flocking to their sinking shores

A Freed Hostage: ACC Commander’s Parting Shots

Facts Our Party Will Not Officially Admit, That It Must

Lalo Alcaraz tells it like it is...

B-2 Pilot’s Lessons For LRSB, America’s New Bomber

when will we get some news on the Scottish vote?

Pakistani woman embraced by Islamic State seeks to drop U.S. legal appeal

U.S. wasted $6.5 million on Afghan broadcast towers: inquiry

PepsiCo latest sponsor to voice NFL concern

Please tell me you are all voting Yes on 2 on Nov 4.

Applications for US jobless benefits fall sharply

EU parliament fines far-right Polish member for racist language

Factory-Farm Workers Found to Carry High Levels of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

National Park Plan approved over confiscated Palestinian lands in East Jerusalem

Paint over wallpaper?

Hubble Helps Find Smallest Known Galaxy Containing a Supermassive Black Hole

We aren't Anti-Sanders, we aren't even Pro-Hillary, we are simply not ready to jump on any bandwagon

We owe you an apology

One in five say drunk women partly to blame for rape, survey finds

sally hemmings

Which disease will kill more Americans this winter?

Rights group accuses Israel of war crimes over Gaza school raids

APNewsBreak: Chevron meets shale drilling rules

This is Stunning: Greenland's Black Snow

Liberal professor of Islam shot dead in Pakistan

Rachel Maddow - Conservatives would gain for losing Scotland

To treat Ebola patient, Omaha doctors fast-tracked medical science

Free pdf download of The National Intelligence Strategy of the United States of America

Koterba toon: Hillary's cooking

Investors call for climate change deal

Group criticizes NFL decision that excludes African-American women as domestic violence consultants

Gaza’s housing crisis: ‘This is much worse than the war’

The Fake Abortion Clinics Of America: Misconception

Richard Dawkins has lost it: ignorant sexism gives atheists a bad name

North Korea refusing US offers to send envoy to seek detainees' release

US stocks buoyed after Fed continues low rates

Obamacare helps slash hospital charity costs in state (Washington)

Kenya offers fully-paid holiday to US teenager mistaken for 'white widow'

Rachel Maddow - Manipulative propaganda is ISIS strong suit

Ottawa-area company fined after saying it only hires ‘white men’

Mike Malloy - Indiana GOP Candidate: "No One Has The Guts To Let The Poor Wither And Die"

Is Social Media The Key To ISIS Success?

Ex-Greystone Park chaplain claims religious discrimination

"In the decade after World War II, the United States produced more goods than the rest of the world

USDA's Greenlighting of 'Agent Orange' Crops Sparks Condemnation

A mid-life change for a woman committed to religious life

Scottish independence: which indyref tunes would you include in our playlist ?

King Richard III was probably hacked and stabbed to death in battle, according to a new study

Ram Johnston parody ad...Repubs want small government, unless....

Olive Garden Has Middle-Class Problems

Oklahoma Interfaith Leaders Speak Out Against Lawmaker's Islam Remarks

Naomi Klein: One Way or Another, Everything Changes

Average US 30-year mortgage rate at 4.23 percent

Dueling naughty bits: the wacky world of reproduction

"Ray Rice Isn't Alone: 1 in 5 Men Admits Hitting Wives, Girlfriends"

Toyota quietly rolls 2015 fuel cell car into town

If the US had a vote to split into Red America and Blue America, how would you vote?

Instant Run - Off Voting

If you never got around to reading Moby dick because it's too long, here's your chance.

Wisconsin Republican Drops Out Of State Assembly Race Over 'F*gs,' 'N***ers' Remarks

Isis video shows UK hostage delivering propaganda message

President of Ukraine Speaks to Joint Session of U.S. Congress--Asks for Special Defense/Security

Miss America Faces Heat From Conservatives For Planned Parenthood Internship

While talking about Corporal Punishment for children.

My green soccer ball has been identified

getting a mortgage based on alimony payments.

"A List for Women"

Scotland’s Independence Vote Shows a Global Crisis of the Elites

At Elite Media, ‘Scientific’ Racists Fit in Fine

Royal Observatory Greenwich Astronomy Photographer of the Year

Scottish Referendum Trendmap

Ebola outbreak: Survivor William Pooley is flown to US to give doctor with virus emergency blood

Went to Costco yesterday for one or two things...

Saw the Breeders Tuesday night.

Ebola patients buying survivors' blood from black market, WHO warns

Pa. high school newspaper editor suspended for refusal to use the term 'redskin'

Just getting high

Tennis player Andy Murray on Scotland -

Which side will win in Scotland?

Which side do you wish would win in the Scottish election?

Old Photo of Raygun worth saving


The White House Just Announced $68 Million To Boost Solar, Cut Greenhouse Gases, Employ Vets

Sept. 17, 2014 Latest John Doe Court Hearing Dispels Right-Wing Myths

"Black parenting is often too authoritative. White parenting is often too permissive." (Great read)

Guy who wrote book connecting gays to Nazi Germany whines after being called out...

Why dentists are speaking out about the plastic beads in your toothpaste

Ukraine President Poroshenko Addresses Congress/Pleads for Military Help With Europe & America's War

Are anti-vaxxers the ultimate proof humanity is too stupid to live?

A Public Bank Option for Scotland

Texas sheriff's deputy missing during flooding

Kentucky write-in candidate is at least honest about his hatred.

Looney Tunes racial?

Missing Driver Says He Woke Up In A Field Of Donkeys

Nonprofit feels heat since filing complaint against Rick Perry

Grand Prairie Homecoming Queen Shares Her Crown with Bullied Classmate

Google Surprises LA Teachers By Funding All Classroom Requests On

Giants rumors are making life hard for GOP hopeful

Quitting my campaign got a Republican election-rigger into trouble he deserves (Kansas)

Walmart to increase holiday hiring by 10 pct

Sorry for trying to throw a football full of drugs into the prison yard(gets 17-60 months)

Coloradoans: If you receive long voter registration document claiming intent to confirm your address

Scottish Stormtrooper Dances To Bagpipes To Protest Evil British Empire

Clapper changes his story on false statements to Congress on bulk collection

Occupy Walmart

What's for Dinner, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014

Anti Democratic ads on DU

Obamacare sea change: GOP governor boasts about ACA benefits

IF you haven't seen this, you should. This is why Sean Hannity is the way he is..

So I got a flu vaccination this morning

Police Say Dwyer Head-Butted Wife and Broke Her Nose; Hit Son

What Can Progressive America Learn From today's Independence Day Referendum of the Scottish Nation

Missing Men in U.S. Workforce Risk Permanent Separation

Slump in U.S. Housing Starts Led by Multifamily Units: Economy

Hurricane Edouard; Hurricane Polo; Tropical Storm Fung-wong; Invest 95L

Guess who's coming to CT next week to campaign for creepy Tom Foley?

Good effin' grief look at Baja

Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio forced to return military-grade weapons, vehicles

Scottish referendum voters turn out in droves

How did England get moved so far to the right?

Girl beats up attacker - Impressive!

Pic Of The Moment: There's A Surprise!

Kurds Flee as Islamic State Captures Syrian Border Villages

20 years ago, Pat Robertson wrote a book blaming Jews for the "New World Order..."

New Evacuations Ordered In Face Of Raging California Wildfire

i have so much to do and no motivation to do it

The Promise of Socialist Feminism

Solving the Crisis of the 21st Century Never has Uncontrolled Capitalism been more Dangerous

Better burrito chain restaurant: Moe's or Chipotle?

Why, oh why do so many people

"He still doesn't want to believe that the ground is out of water"

France's Hollande Rules Out Military Strikes in Syria

Venezuela on alert over mysterious, deadly disease

Pat Robertson: 'One Little Jewish Radical' Has 'Terrorized' Our Cowardly Military

Christie Says He’s ‘Growing Tired’ of Bridge Investigation

Most teabaggers I've seen are supporting an independent Scotland

ISIS 101 or Terrorist Organization for Dummies

America's Least Generous Billionaires - The Waltons

Robot with “morals” makes surprisingly deadly decisions

Coach tied to beating of gay couple leaves job

Darrell Hammond to Succeed Don Pardo as 'Saturday Night Live' Announcer

Can Great Britain Survive a Scottish “No” Vote?

Child abuse is to mental illness as smoking is to cancer

Ann Coulter: 'Idiots' Who Vote Libertarian Will Cost GOP The Senate Majoirty

Cancer doc admits scam, giving patients unneeded chemo

The New Way Insurers Are Shifting Costs To The Sick

As U.S. Strikes Loom, Syrian Civilians Fear Becoming Collateral Damage

How much caffeine will kill you

Yellen Says US Families Need to Boost Savings

To paraphrase John F Kennedy:

Why One Woman Is Photographing Her Catcallers

Story idea: A Balkanized United States

74 detained in union and indigenous protest in Ecuador against Correa (Spanish)

Story idea: A Balkanized United States

Man is charged with the attempted firebombing of Rep. Emanuel Cleaver’s KC office

Royal & Ancient Votes to Admit Female Members

GOP Memes 100% Racist - Dems Will Give Your Money To Undeserving Minorities.

Ring of Fire: Arizona GOPer Says Poor Women Should Be Sterilized

I blame Dr. Strange.

Arrest reportedly made in 70,000-acre Calif. fire; announcement coming

Texas Agriculture Commissioner Staples to resign

TV show helps spur arrest in 1997 Arizona killing

Look at the Ferguson records for car pull overs by race AND the results!

Bad hair day for barbers

Update: Yum Brands will change Dallas Banh Shop’s red star logo after complaints

U.S. says 7.3 million with Obamacare health plans have paid premiums

Deputies involved in SWAT-style Florida barber shop raids to stand trial

American Indian views on Death

The Obsolete Man (Best version)

Black Pepper at Big Lots Stores Recalled Due to Salmonella

Wall Street is up to its bad self, again.

Even a response to Ebola can apparently be politicized

The women of my youth...

46 years later, owner to get stolen Jaguar back

U.S. attorney general announces grant to study police racial profiling

Anti-Abortion Movement Conducting Criminal Investigations For Miscarriages - Robin Marty Discusses

People who are angry at the world should not be driving

U.S. fines company $3 million over bogus Ab Glider weight loss claims

50 Richest Members of Congress (CQ Roll Call)

Scotland independence: "a better organised and vastly more powerful version of the Occupy movement"

Australia raid prevents Islamic State from carrying out random beheading

50 Richest Members of Congress (CQ Roll Call)

Lawsuit: Cliven Bundy's Wandering Cows Allegedly Caused Car Crash

Miss America Chairman: Winner’s Planned Parenthood Job Makes Her A Role Model

Pennsylvania newlyweds get life without parole in Craigslist killing

Ebola outbreak: Health team 'found dead' in Guinea

How firmly do you believe that most political questions have clear right and wrong answers?

Ukraine crisis: President Poroshenko in key US visit

Texas Moves To Override New AP History Course

Pope Francis's skull cap attracts €105,000 bid on eBay

Mitch McConnell Turns Yellow and Refuses To Debate Alison Lundergan Grimes

If 6 Turned Out to be 9

The inconsistency of polls.

Citizen's United debate: Move to Amend's David Cobb vs CU lawyer James Bopp

Report: Rich Hollywood Anti-Vaxxers are DIRECTLY RESPONSIBLE for Deadly Whooping Cough Epidemic

I'm thinking of starting a new football league

Fracker agrees to pay $4.2 million fine for leaks in waste impoundments

Texas woman executed for torture, starvation of 9-year-old boy

Is the vote to arm "moderates" in Syria a massive blunder?

Bill Ayers: Fox News Host Megyn Kelly Has Very Cold Eyes, ‘Like a Cyborg’

binge-watched the entire PBS series "The Roosevelts"...

Biology Major Bobby Jindal Pleads Ignorance on Evolution and Climate Science

Attorney Charging Teen with Desecration of Jesus Statue Had Affair in Office, Posted Porn Online

Fox N' Friends: Schools 'Brainwashing' Kids with 'Meatless Monday' Plot

Just noticed this was added to the avatars

Rep. Robert Pittenger (R-Obviously) Says Firing Gay People is "A Freedom We Enjoy"

Student put in detention for sharing school lunch

Witness: 21 killed by Mexico army had surrendered

Witness: 21 killed by Mexico army had surrendered

Mark Fuller attorney mum on client's future as 4 more Congressmen call for judge's resignation


September photo contest winner's thread is posted in GD

Winners of the September photo contest


It's Gleaning Time Once Again

Cosplaying While Black: The Homicide of Darrien Hunt

Stoned Moms: The Marijuana Industry's Greatest Untapped Market

What Are You Reading? Sept. 18, 2014

For a possible independent Scotland; What Scotch to drink????

REPORT: Wal-Mart Mexico Hosted An In-Store Cockfight

Mark Fuller attorney mum on client's future as 4 more Congressmen call for judge's resignation

It's that time of year again, Pumpkin Beer!!!

Ring of Fire: U.S. Taking the Fight to Ebola?

Earth Has its Warmest Summer and August on Record - will 2014 be the hottest year

REPORT: Wal-Mart Mexico Hosted An In-Store Cockfight

Luckovich toon: Perceptions

Hinkley Point nuclear plant 'to get EU state aid approval'

Tlatilco burial artefacts reveal Olmec connection

California Drought

Tlatilco burial artefacts reveal Olmec connection

United States steps up pressure on Guatemala over labor rights

United States steps up pressure on Guatemala over labor rights

Thom Hartmann: Sweden Said Good Riddance to Austerity - When Will America?

Oh Dear -Eric Matthew Frein is a member of a military simulation unit based in the eastern part

Scotland's FB relationship status just changed from 'married' to 'it's complicated'

Toon: NFL

Thom Hartmann: The Real Carbon Monster Revealed

Royal and Ancient Golf Club at St. Andrew's votes to accept women

You're welcome ( I wish )

Colo Gov Candidate Beauprez Wants To Seize National Parks From Feds.

FLOTUS visits St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital...

WHEN are the results from Scotland expected?

Just checked the latest results

Woman With Muscular Dystrophy Asks Care2 For Help (repuke gov Medicaid cuts)

Scotland's ballot (so simple!):

Good news on economy pushes stocks to record highs

Linda Harvey: schools should teach there's no such thing as a gay person

Congratulations to Jason Isbell for sweeping Top Honors @ Americana Music Festival

Everything (Almost) You Need to Know About The CIA Torture Report in Less Than 4 Minutes

Tomorrow be talk like a pirate day

The Complete Calendar Of Fall 2014 TV Premiere Dates

What would you do if you were old, disabled or ill - and the person feeding you put down the spoon

Sheriff: Burned armpit hair led to Idaho car crash

Boots on the ground?. Can we all please start saying troops on the ground?

EXCLUSIVE: America Shrugs Off Scandals Plaguing NFL, NBC Poll Reveals

Huffington Post: Whatever You Do, Don't Put iOS 8 On Your 4S

Anybody know what happened when McD, Burger King and others sent Franchise owners to congress to beg

Electoral Vote is now showing Michelle Nunn behind in Georgia

Another right wing Obamacare lie gets flushed down the toilet

All Hail Vulvatron, GWAR’s Unlikely New Vocalist (nsfw)

Did energy group bus homeless in to support fracking?

Where the Hell is Goodell ?????

Brownie or Cupcake?

BREAKING: Kansas Supreme Court Orders State to Remove Democrat's Name from Ballot in Senate Race

Contradicting Its Own Ruling, Israel’s Supreme Court Legalizes ‘Apartheid’ Communities

Legislative leaders say coal rhetoric not helping

Wind Of Change

So If George W was.....

Remember When Michael Sam Was Supposed To Be A Distraction For The Dallas Cowboys?

This little doggie needs a ride.

When I Was Young

Supreme Court Blocks Kobach's Power Move In Kansas Senate Race

Scotland’s Vote to Separate Looks a Lot Like Maine’s Split from Massachusetts

Panel to discuss 'racial disparity' in Stand Your Ground law

Maduro threatens legal action against CNN and two other media outlets (Spanish)

I do not like muslim extremists.

CNN: 110% of Scottish voters turn out for Independence vote.

10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos

The Collie Walk

OK, News of the moment!

Ellison gives up Oracle CEO role, becomes chairman

Luckovich toon: A grim fairy tale

Al Sharpton’s Political Nation: FBI...No incriminating evidence..

Manning says pot good for business

Latest game show controversy!

Senate Sends Syrian Rebel Arms Bill to Obama

A CNN classic!

John Elway's son gets probation in domestic violence case

New Palestinian film shuns stereotypes

After 9 Months, Federal Probe of GWB Closure Finds No Link to Christie, Federal Sources Say

South African Jewish group: Comparing Tutu to Hitler "morally offensive"

Militia Group Plans To Target African-American Democrats At Polling Places In Wisconsin

Fake Mack Brown - SMU???

Jody Hice: separation of church and state caused gang violence, teen pregnancy

World population to hit 11bn in 2100 – with 70% chance of continuous rise

Obama Tweets Message Against Scottish Independence Ahead Of Vote

Twitter Helps Find Beating Suspects in Brutal Gay Attack - Coach Fired / Others Lawyer Up

Kids who died from flu last season: Most skipped vaccine

Doctor admits he intentionally misdiagnosed cancer, ordered unneeded chemo

Fox News ... Montage of Benghazi BOMBSHELLS (video)

Back to school night.

A notice from CA Office of AIDS, new syringe exchange / access legislation -

USA Has Largest Prison Population In World — And It’s Growing?

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Friday, 19 September 2014

Queen Rips “Scottish Bastards” in Angry Televised Address - Borowitz was there

Fun with numbers and letters...

CA / Gov. Brown approve access to naloxone (opiate antaganist) without prescription.

I Cannot Believe The GOP Is Close In Any Election. We Are Such A Ship Of Fools.

Mike Luckovich Toon- Don't Leave Mad

Scotland's Unicorn. Interesting background.

‘Clinton Nostalgia Syndrome’ strikes again

Moral March To The Polls (Asheville) - Early Voting Celebration!

Best of luck, Scotland! However it goes you've shown democracy, the poll, as a vibrant standard.

Nice work if you can get it

Greg Abbott escalates the TV ad wars with an attack on Wendy Davis ethics as an elected official

Bell, Florida shooting leaves at least 6 dead, report says