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Archives: September 19, 2014

Virgins for sale in Colombia in 'world's biggest brothel'

Little laugh from the Rachel show to lighten things up here.

More fractal art, you say? Well, since you insist...

Aren't we all?

Stealth Frog

Argentina approves law for controlling prices

State law prohibiting 'upskirt photos' thrown out

Getting the message out.

Watching the Roosevelt's on PBS. What the fuck happened to the Republicans?

At Least Two Adults, Six Kids Dead After Mass Shooting In Bell, Florida

GOP congressional candidate endorses going to war with Mexico over undocumented immigrants

A couple of live blogs of the vote in Scotland

Gotham Gazette: March Shows Changing Climate for [New York] City Protest

Peter Beinart is concerned that the "Security Moms" of 2002/2004 are back.

March Shows Changing Climate for [New York] City Protest

Former Birmingham police officer to spend year in federal prison following re-sentencing

Clackmannanshire - No 53.8%, yes on 46.2%

Scotland Decides - Results as they come in

Russian blogger's amazing 4x5 kodachromes

Schweinfurt Germany will be without a US "GI" for the first time in 70 years tomorrow

It's official: Jack Chick has gone out of his fucking mind

Americans are-now-more-concerned-about-terrorism-than-civil rights!

No belief in the hopey, changie thing

The Thermodynamic Theory of Ecology

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Players & a new Leopard gif

Discipline Q&A: If bloody lacerations are acceptable to so many, what about first degree burns?

Low mortgage rates fail to overcome buyer reluctance

Dr. Housing Bubble 09/17/2014

Statue of Mihai Eminescu, Onesti, Romania

@BreakingNewsUK: Orkney votes No in Scotland's independence referendum; 33% Yes, 67% No

I was called and asked to take a political poll

So how many of us would get fired if we just blew off 7 weeks of work and expected to get paid?

Serious question - UN Leadership

The Roosevelts on PBS.. so much like the Obama administration

Judge Who Sentenced AL Gov. Don Siegelman---Accused of Assaulting Wife & Is Urged to Resign

Update on Medicare and seeing medical personnel

Sen. Bernie Sanders discusses his "no" vote on war funds

Russell Brand:Why Cameron's Scared Of Scottish Divorce

Maduro says foreign media behind fears of epidemic

A Public Bank Option for Scotland by ELLEN BROWN

Watch Obama’s Top Science Advisor Repeatedly Shut Down Climate Deniers At House Climate Hearing

Gas chambers unearthed at demolished Nazi concentration camp

Gas chambers unearthed at demolished Nazi concentration camp

Exclusive: Family Business At The National Security Agency (She's NSA/He Runs Intell Biz From Home)

Colombia Is Taking On Its Billionaires - Why Can't We?

Maduro says the right wing tried to release a virus into the hospital in Maracay (Spanish)

San Jose to pay $900,000 to settle officer-involved shooting

University Enrollment Rises 294 percent in Venezuela

We need to fix that.

ADL Urges University to Target Pro-Palestinian Groups

Aurora over an erupting volcano

At least 15 police hurt as thousands rally in Ecuador

PM admits no plans were set for implementing reconciliation

Home Depot breach put 56 million payment cards at risk

California Attorney Faces suspension for photoshopping herself...

Doris Kearns Goodwin on FDR tonight: "He was an internationalist in an isolationist age."

The U.S. imprisonment rate has fallen for the fifth straight year. Here’s why.

Trump Soho Heads to Foreclosure Due to Unsellable Condos

Meet Margarita, Who Was Robbed At Gunpoint And May Be Deported Back To Honduras

I believe I can fly Pt.6...

Link to BBC Scotland referendum coverage

Of course, the most important question about Scottish independence..

Joe Panik is the answer for Giants at 2nd base

FDR: "I welcome their hatred"

Catholic Nuns Take On Dark Money In Politics With Nationwide Bus Tour

Julia Gasper of UKIP loses big-time in Oxford council by-election

Bloomberg: LIVE RESULTS: Scotland independence vote: Yes 45.2% No 54.8% with 5 results out of 32


Afro-Colombian activist says minority is victim of ‘state racism’

Colombia army admits recruitment ‘raids’ are illegal

Loser to Sen. Thad Cochran files appeal arguments

No Shit ...13

A Bigger Midterm Election Turnout

No more playground duty for you, Mr. Mueller.

Popular Venezuelan cartoonist fired over drawing

Guinea’s national Ebola education team believed to be abducted or dead

Senator: We All Get Killed Back Here At Home If Obama Doesnt Send Combat Troops Back Into Iraq


BBC World News TV station has live feed of Scottish results as they come in

Janet Yellen has proven to be just another member of the financial ruling elite

Oklahoma City archbishop worries showdown over satanic 'black mass' may loom

My favorite FDR speech.

TCM Schedule for Sunday September 21 - Esther Williams

THANK YOU Bernie Sanders!

" Inside the Democrats' Plan to Save Arkansas—and the Senate"

Last Season of Lost Girl

Alison Grimes' latest TV ad...

Dog moves from California to Alberta, sees snow for the first time!

taterguy has a new excuse--parasitic mind control

Well, it was bound to happen. . . Facebook for the rich. . .and only $9k to join!

TCM Schedule for Monday September 22 - Brigitte Bardot

AP PHOTOS: Survivor of Peru massacre guides team

GOP Back To 1900. Business Has Right To Operate How It Wants-No Regulation.

The State Department and the Cuban Five

Glasgow voted YES.

BREAKING: Scotland Rejects Independence

@MatthewWells: And that's it. The Glasgow Yes vote isn't enough. It's all over for Yes

Gothamist: What You Should Know About Sunday's Massive Climate March

New federal program aims to build trust between police and communities

Cuba's Ebola aid is the latest example of its 'medical diplomacy'

I admit it. I'm a jerk.

BBC calls it. Scotland votes NO, 55-45

Brazil's environmentalist presidential candidate is now courting big agriculture

Mayoral, Debate, WAMU

Convictions overturned for two men in case of a 1992 teen murder; NYPD fabricated evidence

Alleged Pennsylvania Gunman Added to Top Ten List

got my riot fest haircut

MSNBC breaking into Rachel Maddow's show with breaking non-news

Eight dead in north FL town of Bell: man kills daughter, six grandkids, himself

Brazil to Build 350,000 Low-Cost Housing Units

A Picture of two Presidents.....

No charges over teacher's evil tweets

Jon Stewart: 'Oh What The NFL Wouldn't Do Right Now' For A Michael Sam 'Distraction'

San Diego school police to return military vehicle

Japan vows to keep on whaling, calls resolution against its hunt "regrettable"

Asio torture warning: fears new powers will allow suspects to be harmed

Sanders to Vote No on U.S. Military Role in Syria

Hitler’s former food taster reveals the horrors of the Wolf’s Lair

Hatsune Miku to Sing on The Late Show with David Letterman

Confirmed: Aggies don't like grass

San Diego judge denies request for license scans

Global shift to mass transit could save more than $100 trillion and 1,700 megatons of CO2

Time is right for global focus on forest land rights

EPA fines Sims Metal plant in Redwood City $189,500 for polluting the Bay

Calgary dog has tail of over 72 centimeters

I wonder what the 16% of eligible Scottish voters who didn't vote were thinking re: this referendum?

What Does The World Eat for Breakfast?

NYC Educator's take on the infighting between 2 groups suing teachers to kill due process rights.

Cat houses that your cat does not deserve


Warren speaks at preserving Social Security and Medicare rally

A Religion Class Done Right

Scientists turn to Pope Francis and world’s religions to save the planet

Costco Stores in Canada to Stop Taking American Express

U.S. should be "stepping up our efforts to track where people go when they leave the United States."

Line of squee

Football - London favourite as UEFA to announce Euro 2020 hosts

I have seen reports of Windows 9, probably out next year...

There are only two possible considerations when supporting your candidate for president:

Clemson University is requiring students to reveal how many times they’ve had sex in the past month

Scotland votes ‘No’ to independence

Think tanks (like Brookings) accept millions in foreign funds- with strings

Home Depot: Data breach affected around 56 million payment cards

Video Evidence of Vote Rigging During Scottish Independence Count?

Rachel Maddow rips ‘repellent’ Congress for giving itself two more months off

Justice Dept. announces $4.7 million plan to address rift between police and communities

One area that NO isn't right about

Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God

Neo-Nazi Senate hopeful must be heard, foes say

NC Republican wants to ‘laser or blitz’ Mexico and court-martial Obama

September 19

Saudis Lobbied John McCain & Lindsey Graham to sell War.

Former Senate Intelligence Chair: Rise of ISIL Caused by US Failure to Investigate Saudis Over 9/11

White House announces plan to train 50,000 people, including veterans, to install solar panels

Highland teacher strike ends

Emerson funding $4.4 million for Ferguson scholarships, job training

Read NYC bartender’s awesome letter calling out hedge funder who groped her

10 Republican Red States That Mooch off Coastal Liberal States

How Did Being a Public School Teacher Become So Controversial?

Court hammers Florida sheriff’s office for SWAT-style raid to check for barber licenses

The Unbelievable Harassment Black Women Face Daily on Twitter

Editorial: Money-hogging is hurting Missouri's economy

Antarctica sea ice area crosses record mark again

World Population to Reach 11 Billion by 2100: Study

June through August 2014 hottest ever recorded globally

The secrets of the desert aircraft ‘boneyards’

Christ Christie defends Roger Goodell

Lockheed eyes 2-4 pct cost reduction in next F-35 contract

So a man who had killed one of his sons in a hunting accident

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

Mom-and-Dad Banks Step Up Aid to First-Time Home Buyers

The Saddest Story In Mosul: Love In The Time Of The Caliphate

Tea Party Unleashes On John Boehner

Running out of Time to overrule the 1% on urgent Climate Action

Question about the ACA: Has anyone seen any info on whether the rate of

How does this End? 35 Military Interventions since 1980 and Terrorism Grows

France launches first air strike on IS in Iraq

Botched Execution: The Death that Could Kill Lethal Injection

The Earth Baked in Record Fashion This Summer

The Middle East and its armies

Sens. Warren and Sanders voted against funding Obama's War.

IS and the blowback brewing

(TPP) The Unpopular Debate

Barack Obama’s Tragedy

Why Girls Get Better Grades Than Boys Do

Opinion: Obama's inconsistency on troops will hurt him in polls

By the Numbers: Income and Poverty, 2013

In The Morning

Second Rick DiClemente Webinar scheduled, repeat of "Understanding Pisces"

Lines around the block for iPhone 6.

Republican consultant to ask high court to keep redistricting documents under wraps

Hooray! China Bans Low-Grade, High-Sulfur Coal - Except For Power Plants And Utilities, That Is . .

Wisconsin: I guess she should have copied from ALEC

KCRG: Branstad attack ad mostly false

120 Cubic Miles Of Bald-Faced Climate Lies From The Ever-Reliable New York Post

Is this the kind of society you really want to live in?

Spending cuts to education and nutrition will hurt kids

Sierra Leone begins three-day shutdown to contain Ebola outbreak

Rate Of Coral Growth In Great Barrier Reef Down By 40% Since 70s - Acidification Largely To Blame

How they voted: Congress approves Obama’s plan to fight Islamist militants

Easy Rider's chopper is up for auction

Who's getting rich off the stock market?

NFL's biggest sponsor backs Roger Goodell

Fairfield woman hit by bicycle in NYC's Central Park in critical condition

Medicaid bill shot down in Virginia special session

nbc poll - 51% of southerners think Peterson's "child discipline" was acceptable

Ground forces strategy perplexes U.S. planners

The Pro Wrestling Climate Summit; A Predetermined, Carefully Scripted Appearance Of Action

Pentagon approves pay boost for long deployments

NCIS surveillance could undo child-porn conviction

Dear America

So for what was supposed to be a "close race"...

Navy to name fast-attack submarine Vermont

FedEx to hike ground, express delivery rates

Sand placement near N.C. 12 on Hatteras complete

Va. records first case of horse with EEE

Police: Cardinals RB Dwyer head-butted wife

Anti-gay preacher visits campus: You have to see what the students did next

SEC says Gig Harbor investment firm and CEO charged with and fined for disservice to clients Read m

Atlantic City casinos: Storied past, grim future

Boom! Oil-exploring seismic blasts could soon disrupt whale territory

Cody Cousins, a Purdue Campus killer to be sentenced today.

Finland's economic minister says Fennovoima reactor can go ahead; Greens may quit cabinet

Sargent Sends Major Lindsey Graham & Colonel John McCain To Iraq

Who we really should send to Iraq.

NASA projects tracking changes in Alaska's glaciers and Arctic atmosphere

Burns' PBS Special on FDR

U.S. icebreaker fleet will need makeover by about 2020, Coast Guard says

"How Playing Good Christian Housewife Almost Killed Me"

Exceptional Oxymoron-The land of the free imprisons more people than any other nation in the world

Civil servant suing Fukuoka for one yen over employee drinking ban

Soldier accused of ‘smuggling aliens’

We need to start demanding the truth, not what ‘national security’ tells us we need to know.

Wal-Mart Return Center Shut Down By PCB Find; Blood Testing Or Pay For Workers? Hah-HAHHAHHAHH!!

Fayetteville VA Medical Center emergency department to convert to urgent care clinic

Olympic chief warns over sex harassment at Asian Games

October 2012 - Remember Superstorm Sandy? It Wasn't The Big One - 1821 Hurricane Was

Banana boffins win Ig Nobel

Arsenic-Laced Coffee Good for You

The happiest raccoon that ever lived.

If the EPA Won't Help Stop Poisoning the Bees, Who Will?

5th Grader Found With Loaded Gun Had List Of Names. Should this kid be prosecuted?

Wisconsin: The ACLU provides answers to some voter ID questions

Can someone help my brain freeze?

Corporate Personhood Is the Ebola Virus of Climate Chaos

Saudi Arabia promises $500 million for Gaza rebuilding

Is Obama Lying Us Into Another War In The Middle East For Oil?

Spying and storing: Assange says "Google works like NSA"

So all these emoticons work...

Gaza widow offers insight into world of spies

Scotland’s vote ‘a model for Taiwan’

Obama Is Wrong That ISIS Is 'Not Islamic'

Israel’s N.S.A. Scandal

Russia complains of Lithuania 'provocations' (Soviet statue painted Ukrainian colors)

Report: P&G pulls NFL Breast Cancer Awareness campaign

Apple should release a new iPhone every 3 months.........

Roger Goodell's salary last year was $44.2 Million, no wonder he won't resign.

Alberta's Tar Sands Lobbyist: We're Just One 'Devastating Lac-Mégantic Experience' Away from Keyston

Nate Silver Really Regrets His Prediction On Scottish Independence Vote

Football causes brain damage causes violent behavior.

Popular Venezuelan cartoonist fired over drawing

Government self-interest corrupted a crime-fighting tool into an evil

US man confesses to Bali suitcase killing: Police

Senate Republican Leaders Introduce Bill That Would Permanently Hobble Federal Labor Law

Venezuela Default Naysayers Undermined by S&P Downgrade

Priest removes gay couple from volunteer posts in Lewistown Catholic church

Philippines arrests 43 in cybersex raids

Both Feinstein and Boxer voted "Yes" to fund Obama's newest war in the ME

Rachel Maddow - New leak suggests Christie to avoid charges

Russia cries foul over Scottish independence vote

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe Invited to Join People's Climate March on Sunday

Trouble brews as Vietnam considers banning sidewalk beer sales

2/3 of Americans can't name the three branches of government. 1/3 can't name one.

The Wheel Turns, the Boat Rocks, the Sea Rises: Change in a Time of Climate Change

Li Na retires

New Police Oversight Board passed by council

Venezuela's Maduro Deems Outbreak of Deadly Disease 'Terrorism'

Rachel Maddow - Republicans suffer court loss over ballot

David Sirota: Too Big to Punish

Pat Robertson, tough guy extraordinaire who won't take any shit from a that cowardly "little jewish

Kasich the Koward -Ohio Guv refuses to debate.

Lounge Lost & Found - Missing: One Spotless Bride

Might have hit the low for ice extent on Wednesday

Jerusalem pride goes ahead despite delays

Mitt Would be a Disaster!

Can Moral Mondays Save America? (Pay Attention Teabaggers - This Is Where You Suck)

Why is it different?

Lawsuit; Pat Robertson's War Record Has Ex-Marine Pete Mccloskey Fighting Mad (blast form the past)

NOW HIRING: new carpenter for Lounge

Iran: Happy video dancers sentenced to 91 lashes and jail

Winter is coming

Installing Lounge air conditioner

Calling Mary f***ing Poppins

Supplying everything for all your road rage needs

Can anyone help me understand...

C'mon, let's go-oh shit!

Newports or Luckys?

Moyers: Climate Change You Can Believe In

Pic Of The Moment: Moocher Bundy The Welfare Cowboy Gives Lesson In Personal Responsibility

The NFL is a non-profit? Yep, pays no taxes.

Professor Richard Wolff: Socialism and Workers' Self-Directed Enterprises

IRENA: Solar Photovoltaic prices have declined 80% since 2008

Arr, matey. Ya wouldn't 'ave dese 'ere problems if ya woulda joined da Nay-Veee

Surprise: ISIS Is Also Antigay

An Accident Waiting to Happen: The $1 Trillion Leveraged Loan Market

Friday TOON Roundup 1 - One thing R's and D's can agree upon

Friday TOON Roundup 2 -The Rest

Fed – Forget “Escape Velocity,” Not Gonna Happen, Ever

Alex Salmond resigns after Scotland votes to stay with UK

Tropical Storms Polo, Fung-wong and Edouard; Invest 95L

Congratulations to the UK on still being united!

Educated SKorean women less employable than male counterparts – study

Mongolian blogger accused of defaming minister on Twitter freed on appeal

Info on all the State-Level Judicial Candidates

Alabama congressman Mo Brooks shows his true colors again...lily-white.

Hillary Clinton: Women’s economic issues need ‘movement’

China police formally arrest Jaycee Chan in drug case (Jackie Chan's son)

"1 In 4 Americans Open To Secession" - Don't let the door hit you...

Did the UK winning the Scottish election make anyone think of this scene from

God's tweet on the #indyref

Perpetual War: How Does This End?

Name a health-altered version of a traditional food product that's just not worth it.

World population may hit 11 billion by 2100

If Warren,Yellen, Sanders, Reid really gave a damn, they would bring up oil speculation every day

US man detained for trying to swim to North Korea

Is "Utopia" the worst reality TV show ever?

US Senate Approves $500 Million to Arm Syrian Militants

COMMENTARY: Health workers need optimal respiratory protection for Ebola

Why is it so easy to cow us into war?

On This Day....

Florida schools that now have military weapons, armored trucks, MRAPs. Well-armed.

Don't get your "Democrat" on warning

84.3% turnout.

This… is CNN.

Wake DA drops charges against hundreds of legislative protesters

I keep getting this message on DU today.

PBS And NPR: Subsidiaries Of Koch Industries? (seems so)

Police Have a Much Bigger Domestic Abuse Problem Than the NFL

John Boehner Is Done Being Nice About The Unemployed

10 Images of Final Words.

Silly Party victorious

Jaysus, Joe. Biden Praises Former GOP Senator Infamous for Sexual Harassment at Women's Forum

negotiations for a global treaty to stabilize the climate aren’t going so well.

Coming out of the closet - LIVE

Census report: 1 in 4 W.Va. kids lives in poverty

Traffickers ‘laughed’ as they capsized boat full of refugees (killing 500+)

Saudis No Different Than ISIS - Why Would They Fight Their Brothers In Beheading.

If you are going to donate apparently this race is pivotal AND it's against Scott Brown

Al Franken on Buzzfeed: Minnesota Voting Made Easy

GOP trying to distract voters, targeted W.Va. delegate says

Have brunch with Bernie now

Ring of Fire: Climate Change Is Killing Us, and We Aren't Stopping It

Fed – Forget ??Escape Velocity,” Not Gonna Happen, Ever

Tweet: Oh, you vote republican?

Report: Snowden's leaks didn't help terrorists

Some beautiful images ... enjoy

Chambers puts W.Va. same-sex marriage decision on hold

Chambers puts W.Va. same-sex marriage decision on hold

Rock legends Queen to release Queen Forever, with Freddie Mercury - Michael Jackson duet

Congresswoman Duckworth’s Statement on Amendment

Scottish Independence - the communist perspective

Why are shallots so expensive?

Dog branded with profanity gets cosmetic surgery

Man Shoots at Intruders, Turns Out it was a No-Knock Raid. Now He Faces the Death Penalty

Child-porn conviction is tossed: Navy surveillance is blamed

We have now made new changes to the DU Lounge Soccer Field!!

Packers Hire Neil Peart To Help Offense Find Rhythm

NC Republican wants to ‘laser or blitz’ Mexico and court-martial Obama

Army chief of staff says U.S. may need more troops in Iraq

what's for dinner? - friday, september 19th

Mother accused of using lethal drug cocktail to murder son with autism

2014 Alabama General Election sample ballots are up!

Why are shallots so expensive?

Kanye Scores 106 Points Against Wheelchair Basketball Team

Alan Keyes is threatening violence if Obama is not impeached...

Speaking At Women’s Event, Joe Biden Praises Senator Who Was Forced Out Over Sexual Harassment

South Dakota Man Allegedly Punched After Speaking Out Against Anti-Gay Language

On Scotland, from my colleague the political operative:

Justice Department sides with 14-year-old girl raped while serving as 'bait' in middle school sting

You thought Pat Robertson was nuts?


ny times: Congressional Conservatives Tip Scales to the Right on the Sunday Shows

Wisconsin Election Officials and Advocates Scrambling After Voter ID Reinstated

Congress OKs bill to cut backlog of untested rape kits

David Holt: Crossing the musical bridge of Appalachia

Is there a list out there of people who legally CAN'T HAVE GUNS?

David Holt: Crossing the musical bridge of Appalachia

The Master Of The Art Of Diatom Arrangement

The Grudge - Alan Keyes calls for being open to violent conflict if Obama is not ousted

Arr- me fellow bilge rats

Segregation’s Long Shadow

Newt Gingrich: Immigrants Could Be Bringing Ebola Across The Southern Border

Russell Brand and Inequality

Exclusive: Angry With Washington, 1 In 4 Americans Open To Secession (34.1% in the Southwest)

Presbyterian Deli.

How Peace Negotiator Martin Indyk Cashed a Big, Fat $14.8 Million Check From Qatar

How the co-creator of The Simpsons is facing his diagnosis of terminal cancer

Cop car crashes into the side of a Dunkin' Donuts

Mayim Bialik: The Problem With Those Giant Billboards All Over Los Angeles

Rift widens between Obama, U.S. military over strategy to fight Islamic State

A blast from the past, MrScorpio answers questions as Petey The Pirate

Real ID is a bad idea

CSpan1: Kerry chairing UN Security Council on Iraq...

Crying Rape - Rape False rape accusations exist, and they are a serious problem.

Senator Bernie Sanders Votes No on War Funds

The NFL loses a pretty big sponsor

Heads Up: Sec. Kerry chairing UN Security Council on Iraq NOW...

Jesus Christ - Woody Guthrie

Ebola Worst-Case Scenario Has More Than 500,000 Cases

David Brooks on friendship

John Boehner: Unemployed Americans Are A Bunch Of Lazy Moochers Who Don't Think They Have To Work

A PSA from Vimeo

FSU fans and students blame the tweeters, not Jameis Winston

Kansas State Accuses Auburn of Stealing Signals.

"The situation in Mosul" dateline Thursday, June 26, 2014 -no follow up

Asst. Principal Promoted After Special Needs Student Used as Rape "Bait"

US To Train Syrian ‘Moderates’ In SA (will take on Assad and take at least a year to return)

Texas Resort Refuses Lodging To Uganda President Over Gay Rights Abuses

k.d. lang Featured on Canada Post Stamp

John Kerry Engages w/ Code Pink @Senate Isis hearing.

Talk Like a Pirate Day

Fraternity Allegedly Used Color-Coded System To Roofie Girls At Parties (TKE House UW-Milwaukee)

Just came back from Amsterdam, NL. My thoughts...

Queen Accepts Scotland’s Apology (The Borowitz Report)

WATCH: Straight Dad Punched For Calling Out Antigay Slurs

Rowland Guilty Of Violating Federal Campaign Laws

Israeli forces disperse West Bank protests

Roger Goodell About to Hold Press Conference

Patent troll gives up, can’t defend “matchmaking” patent under new law

U.S. Senate approves bill to bolster American-Israeli cooperation


Pass the Brewski? Pabst Sold to Russian Company

I just got my first union job!

Bad Money Moves

Michael Nugent: Atheism Is Global

"Happy" is a terrible sin.

Goodell makes politicians look

CIA chief: "If I've done something wrong, I'll stand up and admit it"

Fans wait to trade in Rice jerseys

two items I need help identifying

My idiotic governor's idiotic conspiracy theory regarding the jobless rate in Georgia

What the heck just happened at that Goodell press conference?

House empowers Speaker to take Herring off gay marriage case

France bombs Isis depot in Iraq

Hennepin County (MN) seeks protection of Adrian Peterson's child

What the heck was that?

Is it just me, or does Michael Fassbender look eerily like a young Viggo Mortenson?

If you get a message from "Chase bank," toss it.

Worth a thousand words

"I Have a Ton of Black Friends" is Usually Not True

Goodell is wearing a teflon suit

Kansas State AG Orders Dems To Pick Candidate. Will He Order State Police To Round Them Up &

TX Textbooks: Taxes Are Bad, Segregation Was Good, Moses Inspired Democracy

Israeli bulldozers enter border area in southern Gaza

BREAKING: Kansas Senate Ballots Will Be Sent Out Without Dem Nom

Group calls for tougher background checks on guns like one used in trooper shooting

two cents about Scotland

Congressman Franks Gets an "F" Grade From Atheist Coalition for Blending Religion, Politics

Did you see the Butt Snap last night?

Why aren't sponsors and fans outraged that Hope Solo is still playing?

Michigan Republicans may pair gay rights amendment with 'religious freedom' act

Catholic Church uses five criteria in deciding to grant an annulment


Berea College To Help Kentucky Students Prep for College

Terry Crews Lobbies to Play Luke Cage

It's a good thing I only know a fraction of what my body is up to.

Goodell, What was so hard about responding to a woman being beaten unconscious in an elevator?

Toyota pledges $1 million during Advanced Technology Center of South Central W.Va. opening

Is Israel most important strategic US ally in the region?

Pabst Is Sold to Russian Beverage Company

The Sorrows of Empire

Shocker in Honey Boo-Boo's family (possible spoiler)

Russia cries foul over Scottish independence vote, says it did not meet international standards

What I got from Goodell's press conference...

Venezuela: Of oil and coconut water - Probably the world’s worst-managed economy

Possible Sunshine Breach in the City of Maitland.

Rejection of a Masterpiece: Death of the Virgin by Caravaggio

Sarah Palin to speak at FRC's Values Voters Summit

1 down, 8 to go.

Putin considers plan to unplug Russia from the internet 'in an emergency'

Canadian Museum for Human Rights - Wikipedia (Stunning)

Did Janet Yellen say "Let them Eat Cake"?

McCrory wants to borrow $1 billion for rural NC transportation projects

Richmond (CA) restaurant encourages bad Yelp reviews

Will you let your son play football?

It's Friday. Pre-dinner beer time. Yum! Tonight's choice...what's yours?

Richmond restaurant encourages bad Yelp reviews (xpost from Lounge)

France: Solution to Mideast conflict to be brought before UN Security Council

Trying to "win" by sowing "Doubt

Can we all agree they should be in the HOF just for this?

Belfast Zoo: mama giraffe has squee spindly bebeh!

Tonight on Real Time with Bill Maher: Gen. Colin Powell, Rep. Jack Kingston,

(Australia) NSW joins Victoria in announcing plans to erase historic gay sex convictions

Texas ‘Upskirt’ Law Ruled Unconstitutional

Here's your ring back.

Poland, Ukraine and Lithuania form joint military unit

Post your favorite Michael Stipe song about a city in Nebraska!!!

Montana gay couple denied Communion after marriage

Unrepentant paramilitary commander removed from transitional justice process, instead given 40 year


It's Friday… You know what that means...

Extradited paramilitary chief’s brother freed

Fully Charged

I knew a guy like this decades ago. He used to brag about getting home on "auto-pilot."

Psychology Today: Internet Trolls Are Narcissists, Psychopaths, and Sadists

More than 20 Colombia military members investigated for espionage: Report

Miss Colombia mugged in Bogota

The Bully Experiment

Rice case: purposeful misdirection by team, scant investigation by NFL

Former paramilitary leader to sue Uribe over slander

I want Jerry Brown to run for President in 2016.

Post your favorite Dylan tune about a medieval structure...

Paraguay: 3 guerrillas die in clash with troops

Occupy wipes out $4M in student loan debt

Panama foreign minister invites Raul Castro to Americas Summit

Panama foreign minister invites Raul Castro to Americas Summit

Saudi Arabia: No Women on Asian Games Team

Before Jameis Winston, Peyton Manning Had His Own Sexual Misconduct Issue

Sarah Palin brags about Bristol being a "strong woman"

Child Laborers. In America. In 2014.

Former El Salvador leader Francisco Flores in police custody

Ig Nobel Awards cover the best in bad science

Will Col. Inocente Orlando Montano face criminal trial? (El Salvador death squad priest killer)

I have added a Table of Contents to the Books About Progressivism Page. Many books just added.

Thoughts from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

CEO Stewart Parnell, of the Peanut Corporation of America found guilty of conspiracy.

DMV, TSA to Acquire Surface to Air Missiles and Tanks from Pentagon

Human Rights Watch Daily Brief, 19 September 2014

The Attack of the Vicious Red Thing

Weekend Economists Talk Like Pirates September 19-21, 2014

A new attempt to "domesticate" the Left in Greece

25 Frightening Facts About White Guys With Dreads

Abbott/Davis Debate coming up in minutes. Here's a streaming link:

Ravens Knew the night Rice punched his girlfriend and knocked her out

Former Governor John Rowland Found Guilty on All 7 Counts

?....Russian planes intercepted near U.S., Canadian airspace

Russian planes intercepted near U.S., Canadian airspace

Connecticut ex-governor convicted of new crimes

Just got an iPad. Is there an app for DU? NT

When Obama says there will be no "boots on the ground"....?

Part of White House 'being evacuated'

Georgia’s unemployment rate has been steadily increasing for most of the year -blame Obama

This 1 chart exposes climate change deniers as frauds.

First debate between Wendy Davis and Greg Abott

John Boehner's display of outstanding moral character

What's up with the Pentagon, and various generals, criticizing the President's position in Syria?

Is there an Illinois/Chicago attorney around?