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Archives: September 2, 2014

What If Everything We Know About Treating Depression Is Wrong?

A little election mischief idea

Paul Krugman on the Woefully Underreported, Surprisingly Good News About Medicare

I Am Pissed Off Today

Have you ever considered adding an admin who isn't a cisgendered, able-bodied, straight, white male?

My cousin my have a law suit against her employer

Do you ride a motorcycle and go out of your way to make it loud?

Have Antidepressants Lived Up to Their Promise?

"Bad Days" with Stan Lee...

Civil disobedience expected in fast-food pay fight

My problem with "white privilege"....

"Country Music's Fake Patriotism"

2012 will be remembered as the Year of The Vagina

Dove hunter reporting in: Limited out at 15.

What if everything we know about depression is wrong.

What if everything we know about depression is wrong.

I/P posts in LBN and GD

Billionaire threatens charity donations if Pope continues support for the poor

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Laboring Best of Malloy & a new kitteh & pig gif

Got to go to The Rooftop today.

Hacker Responsible For Stealing Naked Celebrity Photos Is A ‘Sex Offender’

I'll fully stock the beer with fridge

Hillary Clinton’s Gay Rights Evolution

"Capitol 13" to plead not guilty for gay rights protest (Salt Lake City)

Question for any other home brewers here...

I have to change the account my support is drawn from. Also, I did not renew last week??? It should

As a religious person, I don't want patriarchal religion to gain more political power.

"It’s the private sector, not government, which is causing our country’s healthcare problems."

I've been 'hit or miss' with my charcoal grill/smoker. Does anyone

My wife thinks she might be a racist...

The Little Red Lighthouse..

Broncos bring Zac Dysert back

Charlie Blackmon wins it!


The golden years ...

96% of NYC Public School Parents are "Satisfied" or "Very Satisfied" with Their Classroom Teachers

Just about the dumbest damn thing I've ever read

Ukraine Crisis: 'If I Want, I Will Take Kiev in Two Weeks', Putin Warns EU's Barroso

Florida court won't delay gay marriage appeals

In This High-Stakes Poker Game, Vladimir Putin Holds Most Of The Cards

Strawbs - Part Of The Union

Just saw an ad for "The Equalizer" with Denzel Washington

Bottled lightning

Ecuador signed a free trade agreement with the EU in July

FYI, raising or lowering corporate tax rates doesn't actually change tax revenues much

Hillary Clinton is Just Plain Wrong on GMOs

Anybody else watching "Houdini"?

World water week kicks off in Stockholm

Texas GOP On Wrong Side of the Law and Abbott Can't Recall

Texas GOP On Wrong Side of the Law and Abbott Can't Recall

Farmers Fighting Biotech Superweeds Told to Keep Quiet, Damage Soil

Western Ukrainians getting out of Dodge to avoid conscription

Ecuador Reveals National Digital Currency Plans Following Bitcoin Ban

The problem with this country is they only value investment and no one values an hour of labor

Abbott’s Houston raid didn’t end with arrests, but shut down voter drive

The Greater Depression

Another reason one should not store personal information on iCloud, is the stolen photos

Rock n Roll.

Free edX online Solar Energy Course begins today

Alison had a nice little crowd today.

Citizen Koch film NOW available for purchase

US military conducts operation in Somalia (on the ground?)

Microsoft Defies Federal US Court Order To Disclose Customer’s Overseas Email

Stop The Hate

As my experienced IT friend said today on Facebook: "At some point, the world will realize that

Jimi Jamison, Survivor Lead Singer, Dead at 63

OK Go - The Writing's On the Wall - Official Video

3 for the price of 1

Reconnecting With the Very American Ideal That Labor Rights Are Human Rights

Falcon sighting in tree!

As woes mount, economic stats vanish in Venezuela

President Obama speaks at the 2014 Milwaukee Laborfest

Worst Drought in 30 Years Causes Nearly 50,000 Fires in Bolivia

...and another one from Carol Morgan

Local East Porterville Residents Without Water As Wells Go Dry During California Drought

Hired Guns Slay Union Leader in Colombia’s Oil Industry

How about just leaving nasty secular dictators the hell alone?

East Porterville Residents Without Water As Wells Go Dry During California Drought

Brazil AG Wants Review of Amnesty for Crimes of 1964-1985 Junta

Border Patrol agent fires at armed militia member

Chinese Automaker Chery Inaugurates First Plant in Brazil

East Porterville Residents Without Water As Wells Go Dry During California Drought

Woman assaulted at GOP rally: ”He didn’t need to have his body pressed against my rear end,”

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Take Your Clothes Off When You Dance...

Web site recommendation

Over 100 Years Ago, 123 Young Women Working In A Factory Never Came Home...

It's hard to watch your parents

Nato to create high-readiness force to counter Russian threat

Newsweek's Monkey Meat Ebola Fearmongering

Who Is Dying in Venezuela? A Revealing NYT Correction

Police Cadet Applicants Should Undergo Psychological Testing For Fitness To Be A Police Officer.

DON'T Leave Discussionist Alone

Analysis Of The Military Situation: Nato Sees Ukraine As Already Loser

Would a federal version of the Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend increase destructive business?

Alaska - Independent Bill Walker and Democrat Byron Mallott join forces in governor's race

Gravis Marketing impersonating a poll company again. Has Obama's No.s way down.

Robert McCoy– Chairman Of The Board for AE911Truth

Now *this* is a an article for Labor Day.

Exposing the fraud of 9/11 in 22 minutes

NATO To Ask Canada To Contribute To New Rapid Response Force

Obama to Deliver Warning to Putin on NATO’s Frontier

Eric Cantor to join investment bank Moelis as vice chairman

Rightwing attempting to astroturf Mike Brown Killing

9/11: EXPLOSIVE TESTIMONY EXCLUSIVE - Jeff Farrer Physicist 1 of 3 .m4v

Fidel Castro compares NATO to Nazis, lashes out at US

Steven Dusterwald, S.E. -- Structural Engineer

Labor Day Lesson: There's No Such Thing as a "Consumer" by Jim Hightower

Years of Rape and ‘Utter Contempt’ in Britain; Life in an English Town Where Abuse of Young Girls...

FireFighters for 911 - Finally

The Embattled Arrival of Honduras' Model Cities

From the Dept. of Insane and Dangerous Overreactions to Fictional Threats

Lifting the Sentence of Secrecy in Chile

Women-Led Resistance Against False Development in Guatemala

Scott Grainger, FPE - Fire Protection Engineer -

Summer is now a memory, post a summer pick to fend off the coming winter.

New Dungeons & Dragons is a worthy hit

Under New Management

Mexico turns to army, drones for security

Mexico turns to army, drones for security

Philippine House rejects Aquino impeachment

Netanyahu's government is not serious about peace

Eric Cantor To Join Investment Bank Moelis & Co. As Vice Chairman And Managing Director

Honduras: Murdering the resistance against the "empire"

The Original Tea Partier Was an Atheist

The Bible has strict standards on heterosexuality (toon)

Scottish independence: yes campaign gets poll boost

Russia 'to alter military doctrine towards Nato'

U.S. Firms Feel Unwelcome in China, According to Survey

(Antarctic) Rise in sea level faster than global average

District not worried about influx from F-35 squadrons

This is Not the Jobs Program You’re Looking For


US Sent Thousands of Sailors to Help With Fukushima. Did Radiation Make Them Sick

Dramatic Car Safety Crash Results -- COOL VIDEO if hunting for a car

The right’s food stamp embarrassment: A history lesson for the haters

The right’s jobs debacle: Here’s how to bring unemployment down to zero

Why Uber must be stopped

Slowpoke Toon: Tips for College Students

Toon of the Day: Which Is Worse?

Billionaire threatens charity donations if Pope continues support for the poor

The 1 percent’s long con: Jim Cramer, the Tea Party’s roots, and Wall Street’s demented, decades-lon

10 Mind-blowing Medical Gadgets That Are Likely in Your Future


Awful: Wages Dropped for Almost All American Workers in First Half of 2014

Another fight over reclining seats on plane

“This is a lot worse”: The wicked truth about the police’s favorite anti-protest tool

How much homework for a child is too much? My grand daughter spends at least four hours on

“I Can’t Get the Voice Out of My Head”: Dramatic Revelations in Skinhead Murder Trial

These Close-Up Shots of Tropical Bugs Are Beautifully Frightening

Sting Ray—The New Scary Technology that Increases the Ability to Spy on You

Solar could make your Electricity Bill Zero: But Pols, Utilities are Conspiring Against You

Forget London or Rio, Israeli athletes scoop up medals at the Gay Games

Eric Cantor Just Got A Job On Wall Street, And He's Getting A $1.4 Million Signing Bonus

94 Years Ago ....

Will NATO Protect All Members Equally?

Weapons Are Never Going To Solve Segregation

The Atlantic: The Unbearable Emptiness of a New York Times Op-Ed

"How Democracy Works" from Wumo

Filipino force defied UN commander in Golan crisis

Oklahoma cop accused of raping black women finds supporters on social media

The New Political Rating System That Shows the Stakes This Year

While Nato swills champagne, it’s Putin who calls the shots - Good read

Does anyone do collages?

so much for right wing political ads

Pentagon set to open second drone base in Niger

Police: Wedding Guest Tried to Steal Couple's Gifts.

Smaller military hospitals said to put patients at risk

Private equity's giant collusion case is over, as Carlyle folds

Worthwhile delay for clarity on gay marriage

Masters Program Starts today. Rather Nervous. Working on my

Fast-Food Workers Are Planning Massive Protests Across The US

Blackwater legacy: a faint memory of Nisoor Square

Nigeria's Boko Haram 'seize' Bama town in Borno

Fracking Explained

Abbas' peace plan: Israeli withdrawal from West Bank within three years

What did Yogi Berra name his two tennis playing daughters ?

So how did Hackers get pictures from 101 Celebs?

Business Community Views Labor And Wage Activists As Economic Terrorists To Be Treated As Such

Why Dogs Never Actually Die. This Guy Nails It.

Do You Know Which Politicians Benefit From Your Grocery Dollars?

Group accuses extremists of war crimes in Iraq

"Who is Federica Mogherini the New Woman in Charge of EU Foreign Policy?"

All Five Sex Geckos freeze to death in space

Stop Everything And Watch This Bulldog Take His First Real Steps!

Out-of-control judges’ new craze: Using electroshock and tasers on defendants

Two articles from a journalist in Donetsk reveal Putin's lies.

Washington Post names new publisher

Limits to Growth was right. New research shows we're nearing collapse

Why are police becoming more like soldiers?

The dog-kicking CEO of stadium caterer Centerplate has been forced to resign

WHat does it mean when you find an auto tire on your front stoop when returning from

Here's a picture of my 2014 Fair Cake, winner of Grand Prize. This was

Must read facebook post linked and imaged in this thread

Republicans tone down Benghazi talk as elections near

Most amazing video of saving the life of a humpback whale

Every Atheist Needs: Shelley Segal

fishing in the river

One shot, 5 more injured in Venezuela protests against the fingerprinting (Spanish)

That must have been one hell of an aid convoy that Russia sent into eastern Ukraine.

Eric Cantor gets a new job plus his Congressional retirement

Politics Done Right on KPFT - Should Middle Class be sharpening their pitchforks yet?

Mexican Judge Departs From Script, Turns Monsanto’s Mexican Dream Into Legal Nightmare

3 Crazy Ideas for a Better Society

Watch A Black Woman Smile In The Face Of Racism

Looking for my n2doc morning toon fix!

US home prices rose at slower pace in July

Court ruling does a disservice

Russian NGO branded as 'foreign agent' after reporting on Russian military action in Ukraine

"Edu-Hut, For-Profit U.

Annual Report Shows Major Labor Force Decline Across North Carolina

How America Made ISIS Their Videos and Ours, Their “Caliphate” and Ours -By Tom Engelhardt

The Sky Is Falling on Chinese Corporations

On police brutality and anti-Black racism

35 years ago in U.S. Catholic: Dom Helder Camara: technician of Christian nuclear power

6 militants killed in US Somalia strike

In Her Own Words: New Joni Mitchell memoir

How to get filthy rich in Hollywood. The brand-new product everyone will want:

Danziger's on a roll- "Just one more wafer thin mint"

Supremes Rely On Facts That 'Wouldn't Pass Muster In A High School Paper'

Pew poll shows partisan split on support for Israel or Palestinians or both.

Halliburton to settle U.S. Gulf spill claims for $1.1 billion

Puppy-kicking CEO kicked to the curb. Universe smiles approvingly, wags tail

J.J. Watt and Houston Texans Agree to 6 year $100 Million Contract Extension

Crimea does not need gay people, says top official

Hamas Popularity Surges Over Gaza, Poll Finds

I Want You to Want Me!!!

When Four Jobs Aren't Enough: Why We Need a Living Wage

Why do you work?

Joe Scarborough must be preparing to re-enter politics...

Eric Cantor Gets Three Million Reasons to Go to Wall Street

"That's the problem with working with idiots . . .

US manufacturing grows at fastest pace in 3½ years

Because I feel most at home in the Lounge, I have an announcement

Eric Cantor goes to Wall Street

Another Cuomo noninterference story falls apart

East Peoria Police refuse to return body of dog shot by police

ISIS in Juarez Mexico

The head of the CDC is finally getting a grip on the Ebola crisis.

Fossella: ‘Very, very difficult’ for Grimm to win

Attorney General outside of Justice Department speaks on a megaphone to a crowd on race relations.


In One America, Guns & Diet. In the Other, Cameras and Zoolander: Inequality and Web Search Trends

Teachout reports $323k on hand for Cuomo challenge

Upstate New York News Thread Sept 2.

Protesters chain themselves to railroad tracks to stop coal/oil trains.

First time a President has uttered these words since 1936. Want a good job? Join a union.

New York: Bank didn't lend to blacks in Buffalo

State official and regulator met cable execs on merger

Let's go there: a Federal Maximum Wage: what would it look like?

My hometown, Charlotte, NC. Is it ground zero for the next chapter in the Civil Rights struggle?

Want a private meeting with Ted Cruz? Write a check.

Syria conflict: UN peacekeeper abductors 'issue demands'

Ahmed Abdi Godane: the al-Shabaab leader targeted by air strikes

Primary poll for next week

Ukraine Cites 15,000 Russian Troops and Rebels Amid Putin's 'Take Kiev' Remark

Cee Lo Green: It is only rape if the victim is conscious

UN: More than one million people now displaced due to Ukraine conflict

New York: Bank didn't lend to blacks in Buffalo

Guantánamo is falling apart

Swiss Censorship vs US Censorship.. same story different priorities maybe NSFW

For the first time in my adult life, I'm debt free.

Iceland volcano spews lava fountains of up to 100m (Bardarbunga eruption)

Detroit Brings Bankruptcy Plan to Court With Billionaires

Canadian Envoys to NATO Try a Little Twitter/Onion-style diplomacy:

De Blasio’s pre-K point person says he’s ready

Angelo Mozilo Speaks: No Regrets at Countrywide

Stonehenge: ghostly outlines of missing stones appear

Judge denies Grimm request for ‘cooling-off’ delay

Behind Every Bullied Woman Is a Man Yelling About Free Speech

Tesla Fight Erupts in Georgia as Dealers Seek Sales Ban

It's hard to take nude celebrity pic articles seriously when Sidebar is filled with side boobs, etc.

Top South America hackers rattle Peru's Cabinet

Chihuahuas win 11 of their final 14 games. Finish at .500 for the season.

Nalanda University reopens

Should McConnell and the Koch Brothers be Tried for Treason?

Beautiful, Impermanent Temple Of Grace At Burning Man 2014

Chernobyl Disaster Leaves Radioactive Wild Boars Roaming Germany

Pastor Eugene Cho: this generation may be “most overrated in human history”

Compuware Sold To Private Equity Firm, Will Take On Debt But Expected To Stay In Detroit

"My name is David (Koch), and I'm here to save your beer."

Dollar General raises Family Dollar bid to $9.1B

Warren Ballentine:African Americans are worst off under Obama than GW Bush and thats a hell

S.F. property owners to get tax break from creating urban farms

S.F. property owners to get tax break from creating urban farms (xpost from Public Trans)

Years of Rape and Contempt in Britain, New York Times

Fox Guest: Feminists Are 'Cave Women' Keeping Us In The Stone Age

Thread was Locked, But Question Remains

A Bill to Get the Labor Movement Back on Offense

The last honest conservative: Meet the brilliant Ronald Reagan appointee making Antonin Scalia’s lif

Comedy takes on the NRA

Wal-mart wages in boom town

DCCC Drops Second Ad Against Michael Grimm

Mallott teams up with Walker?!!!

Why Today's Parents Have No Business Giving Their Kids Advice

Tom Toles nails Mitch McConnell

Stringer Theory: a Democrat Rises to Challenge de Blasio

1935 Labor Day hurricane

The Dark Side of Almond Use

Pic Of The Moment: Obama On Labor Day: "I'd Join A Union"

Wealthy political donors seize on new latitude to give to unlimited candidates

HuffPo: Bill Nye 'Announces' Presidential Run With Neil deGrasse Tyson

GOP-backed fake news sites target Dems in congressional races

Public Integrity Unit - Authorization

Ben Carson: If Senate Doesn’t Go GOP, There May Not ‘Even Be An Election In 2016'

Dominion, Duke propose $5B natural gas pipeline

21 Actual Analogies Used By High School Students in English Essays. #8 Is Gold.

City Too Corrupt for Florida - is Spared (being dissolved by the State).

Jenny Sanford demands psych exam, anger classes for Mark Sanford in new court papers

It turns out that very few support Executive Action on Amnesty.

Nude photo of my favorite reactions..

what's for dinner - tuesday, september 2?

Poll: More Think U.S. Does Too Little Abroad

GOP Performing Below Expectations in House Races

Violation puts Klein's law firm in DOB's sights

Some don't have the privilege

Islamic State claims to have executed US journalist Steven Sotloff

NYC Metro and LI news thread Sept 2.

Democratic candidate: Republicans are worst than ISIS

Now available at the DU Lounge Drugstore....

George Galloway talks about the brutal attack

Republican Bigs Consider Donating to Hillary Clinton

The boys are coming back to Netflix

God damn it! BREAKING MSNBC: Reports that Sotloff has been beheaded by ISIS

Breaking: Video Purports to Show Beheading of Steven Sotloff by ISIS

Fundamentalist nut says we need a war against LGBT people

Stones and bones: Volunteers help resurrect local African-American history (NC)

Stones and bones: Volunteers help resurrect local African-American history

Pesticides and Depression

Thanks Bushco

Stones and bones: Volunteers help resurrect local African-American history

Charles Darwin on social conditions--

Alaska - Walker, Mallott join forces in governor's race (expanded from last night's news)

Politics-Minded Marine Group Targets ‘Ocean Enemy #1’

Sen. Charles Schumer announces Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act will be considered on...

Luckovich cartoon: Cradle to grave

Why Darren Wilson's Fundraising Pages Mysteriously Shut Down This Weekend

Texas cops ‘swarm’ school, police call for ‘prayer’ over miscarriage in bathroom

Groups to GOP AG candidate John Cahill: Identify clients tied to energy industry

DoD takes lead on finding drugs to fight superbugs

Mexican state of Coahuila approves same-sex marriage

Do you have any good news today to share ?

An Act of Dog - An Artist's Effort to Foster Compassion (worth reading)

"My students pay too much for college. Blame Reagan."

Fox News Guest: Feminists Aren’t Being ‘What God Designed Them To Be’

An Act of Dog - An Artist's Effort to Foster Compassion (worth reading)

An Act of Dog - An Artist's Effort to Foster Compassion (worth reading)

Schwartz on "Taxation Without Representation" in D.C.

Your congressman sucks. My congressman is the greatest guy on earth.

Poll: City voters want Democratic convention in Brooklyn

I effing hate the NFL

FBI Raid Charter Schools Across Country - Ruth Conniff Discusses

This Labor Day there was something missing. Respect for teachers and their unions.

Citibank phishing scam in my inbox.....

Nine year girl complained the Uzi was heavy and hurt her shoulder

In Chinatown, Wu hits Hochul on immigration

Home Depot Looking Into Credit Card Hack

A Call for a Low-Carb Diet

The UN’s New Report on Global Warming Is the Most Terrifying Yet

#FERGUSON: How Alan Grayson tried to demilitarize the police

Childhood Diet Habits Set in Infancy, Studies Suggest.

Fox News commentator calls Obama a 'skinny, ghetto crackhead' on air

Fox Guest: Feminists Are 'Cave Women' Keeping Us In The Stone Age

Pesticides and Depression

Market Basket philosophy since the beginning. Sign hangs at one of the stores.

All five sex geckos freeze to death in space

Attend an arts festival, take home gold (bullion) (BBC)

WTF ...129

Ukraine: Russian forces in major rebel cities

Lawyer Faces 'Severe' Actions After Sending Company-Wide Email Calling AIDS The 'Gay Plague'

WTF ...130

Should the US adopt a shorter working week? (BBC)

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX): Ban Non-English Speakers From Schools Because They ‘Bring Education Down'

Caught on Video: GOP Gov. ‘Presumes’ Hispanic UGA Student Is ‘Illegal’

Victims Have NO Voice: Woe Unto Thee with Bad Memories!

Professor Walter Williams: Being Gay Is Like Smoking, So Charge LGBT People More for Life Insurance

Joan Rivers Will 'Remain on Life Support,' Says Daughter

Kremlin: Comment On Capturing Kyiv 'Taken Out Of Context'

Klein Refutes Hochul’s Attack on IDC for Women’s Equality Act Failure

Hochul Not ‘Sensing Momentum’ of Teachout Wu Campaign

Human Rights Watch Daily Brief, 2 September 2014

Noah's ark

Cameron Day... Who has heard of this guy? I'm kind of freaked out.

A Catholic Nun Spent Her Life Fighting for LGBT Rights, Even Against Vatican Wishes

Justin Bieber Charged After ATV Collision in Canada

Social Services Retaliation in Oakland, CA

Group says world is losing battle against Ebola

I think we need some help from Jimmy Carter

The Swayze Express

To really combat terror, end support for Saudi Arabia

A Message From a Townie, Buried Under a Threshold for 73 Years.....lmao

Cuomo: Debates Or Not, I’m Communicating With Voters

This Labor Day there was something missing. Respect for teachers and their unions.


Hacker Threatens To Leak More Intimate Celebrity Images As FBI Closes In

Jim Irsay suspended six games, fined $500,000

Chelyabinsk Cartoon Character Coach Confrontation Captured (on) Camera

PG&E Should Pay $1.4 Billion for San Bruno Blast: Judges

De Blasio touts a modest speed-camera achievement

Papantonio: The Low T Cash Bonanza

Someone is pushing our buttons...

"Oklahoma cop accused of raping black women finds supporters on social media"

Gig: Sept 13, Phoenix Area: help needed hanging IKEA cabinets ($20/hour, 8 hr min.)

The New History Wars

Duck Dynasty Patriarch: 'I'm As Much Of A Homophobe As Jesus Was'

Survey Needs DU love... Do you support Fracking in NC ??

Putin finally admits why he invaded Ukraine (it's Ukrainian shale gas that posed a threat to Russia)

O.K., my pretties, your party is over!1 I'm back with a new modem after 3 days

The Koch Brothers and Republican Party Have Just Joined Forces to Track Voters

The tea party radio network

Many journalists and Tweeters asking that the screengrabs from the Sotloff beheading

Great article: "Behind Every Bullied Woman Is a Man Yelling About Free Speech"

Does the group known as ISIS...

US stock market turns lower in afternoon trading

The evidence is in, so ban fracking

2008: All of a sudden W. is out of office, McCain loses, and they scream tyranny.

Russia Threatens To Release Putin's Disputed Phone Call

If you don't believe there is white privilege in this country...

Nixon Wouldn't have Authorized Torture, Suggests John Dean

Better Identification of Viking Corpses Reveals: Half of the Warriors Were Female

Radioactive Wild Boars To Roam German Forests 'For 50 Years'

As Jury Takes Up Blackwater Massacre in Nisoor Square, a Grieving Iraqi Father Recalls Son’s Death

David Haines, British Man, Threatened by ISIS in New Video; SITE Says

New for school: More iPads, new buses and updated e-cigarette rules

Fake "terrorist" says Obama was in DC mosque on Christmas day...

Dogs that Cops Killed

Supreme Court may decide if Florida judges can solicit campaign cash

Top Poliitical Strategists: GOP Falling Short In 2014 Midterm Elections

Apple says some celebrity accounts compromised

Okay, so are we supposed to hate British-accented people now, too?

Israel's terror problems will come to New York: Gov. Cuomo

Scottish organization asks how independence may impact LGBT rights

Seder: A History of American Racism

Princeton worker told to choose medical pot or job

Protesters stall an oil train for hours at Anacortes (Washington state)

Do any of the feminists here find this sad and offensive?

Study shows Fracking contaminates 82% of nearby Drinking Water

Fort Myers' Mad Fresh Bistro Refuses To Serve Ketchup To Its Patrons

'American Forces Are On The Ground': Kurds Claim US Commandos ARE Fighting ISIS In Northern Iraq

FSU students, profs, and alumni need to raise hell against John Thrasher!

Congratulations Republicans - I am blaming you for a large portion of what is going on in the World

Apple should be sued over the data leak

Shocking anti-gay speech at Connecticut public school

Vatican’s doctrinal chief renews criticism of US nuns, says he’s no misogynist

Amazing Video Timelapse Of Big Telescopes At Work In Chile

After kidnapping schoolgirls, Boko Haram takes aim at churches in northeast Nigeria

I think there should be a legal limit to how long a German word can be. Or an English word, for

Happy Labor Day?

Main forum hosts are required to have zero posts hidden in the past 90 days, but the waiting list...

Chile Changes To Summer Time on Saturday, September 6

How 'bout them Dallas Cowboys?!?! If Michael Sam passes a physical tomorrow,

Mayor Kicks Out Man Who Won't Won't Stand for Religious Prayer

First Humans Evicted by Rising Sea Level

Europe is burning our forests for “renewable” energy. Wait, what? -- Grist

Without Corn There Is No Country: Stopping Monsanto in Mexico

a minor rant: I'm really tired of reading posts arguing against white privilege

Without Corn There Is No Country: Stopping Monsanto in Mexico

No more...

Mind-Blowing Electron Microscopy

2 of 3 big "Re-elect Little Ceasar Iowa Governor"on state right of way between Red Oak and I-29

Girl Said Uzi Was Too Much For Her

'No Escape': Alarming Cancer Rates at Prison Built Next to Toxic Coal Dump

Angelo Mozilo Speaks: No Regrets at Countrywide

Dumping Plan Scrapped, But Coal Terminal's Threat to Great Barrier Reef Remains

The Food Gap Is Widening


Eric Cantor Named VP Of Wall St. Investment Bank

Is it ok to have nude pictures, if you're a guy?

Ricky Gervais & Fox News Take The Lead In Victim Blaming Over Celebrity Nude Photo Leak

OMG! The Cowpies might sign Michael Sam!

No joke: Michael Sam Signs With Cowboys

LOL: Gov Christie: Putin Wouldn't Dare Treat ME The Way Putin Treats Obama.

Michael Sam to be signed by the Cowboys

Retro pay stalls contract talks between city, principals union

The iCloud hacking: I can't help but wonder about the reaction had it been a Microsoft service

Michael Sam Set To Join The Dallas Cowboys

George Will's Ethical Problems Continue With The Kochs And AFP

Robert Parry: Who’s Telling the ‘Big Lie’ on Ukraine?

New Study Finds Link Between Breastfeeding, Always Knowing What’s Right For Everyone

Better Identification of Viking Corpses Reveals: Half of the Warriors Were Female

Meet Nona Farahnik, the lawyer and former TA running Tim Wu's campaign

Bolivia Expects to Become Electricity Self-Sufficient in 2018

Miami Beach cops can work off-duty at nightclubs again — but no refreshments inside

Mark Green Backs Teachout-Wu

Wendy Davis Gearing Up For The Promotion of Memoir Release With Book Signings Next Week .

Want to know how badly Rand Paul wants to be president? This bad:

She will carry the weight...

Group says world is losing battle against Ebola

San Jose cop accused of rape faces new charge

A Boy And His Atom: The World's Smallest Movie

Cuomo signs bill to fine boaters who don’t wash vessel

Bryan Fischer: First Lady should fight obesity by fighting lesbians

Field Poll: Obama's popularity slips in California

Better Identification of Viking Corpses Reveals: Half of the Warriors Were Female

Scale will matter for success of New York casinos

The carrots of Dr. Moreau.

The police circle jerk

Is it possible to get a new user name?

North Carolina Union Files SEC Pay-to-Play Complaint Against Erskine Bowles

Voters could see 12 ballot lines for governor

Several years ago I was a victim of credit card fraud

Contextual Ad Placement for the Win!

Atlantic: Tropical Storm Dolly ; Pacific: Tropical Storm Norbert

$1.4 billion penalty urged for PG&E in San Bruno blast

U.S. Hospitals Hinder Black Women's Breastfeeding

16 Things People Told A Rape Survivor After She Wrote About Her Rape

I hate wishy washy people.

Booming Skilled Trades Are Ready for More Women

A Kickstarter to Hold Stingy Landlords Accountable For Withholding Heat

I'm very stoked right now--my new Martin guitar just got delivered. (American Music Supply)

Reports: America's Team could sign Michael Sam

***Action Alert*** Oil Train HALTED!

Map Shows All The Devices In The World Connected To The Internet

Robin Williams' Daughter, Zelda, Returns to Twitter

The Police Tool That Pervs Use to Steal Nude Pics From Apple’s iCloud

Fred Edwords: New Initiatives--What UnitedCoR Can Do for You


McKayla Maroney -- I Was Underage in Hacked Nude Photos

I knew I was right when I stopped watching football

It's the day after Labor Day and I'm wearing white.

How Israeli media obscures Palestinian humanity

Mentally ill suffer in sick health system.

CeeLo Green's The Good Life Canceled in Wake Controversial Rape Remarks and Legal Drama

A Message from The Naive Me

Burgers and Bullets and Machine Guns: Family Fun time? #1 of 575 Tripadvisor attractions in LV....

Mayor Bill De Blasio Denies NYPD Was Directed To Back Off In Bronx, Brooklyn

Understanding the Civil War in Ukraine. Excellent article from ZMag

Daughter: Joan Rivers Remains On Life Support

"Let's add Obama's tan suit to our list of impeachable offenses."

Wisconsin Sen Kathleen Vinehout: Local Schools See Fewer Dollars ... "Voucher" Schools Win Big

New Documents Undermine Walker Statements on Criminal Probe

Protecting Abortion Clinics - Without a Buffer Zone

Teachout on NY1 just now says Coumo and Astorino should be debating in

If You're Black and Openly Carry a Firearm You Are Gunned Down; If You Are White the Police Consider

Ukraine crisis hits economy and could require bigger loan, says IMF

Justin Verlander addresses photos

Rafael Cruz: The ‘average Black’ doesn’t understand why the minimum wage is bad

I will be the first to admit I hate the fricking Dallas Cowboys however.....

Broncos WR Wes Welker suspended four games for violating drug policy

Why J-Law's “Dirty” Photos Shouldn’t — & Probably Won’t — Make You Think Differently About Her

Top Gun Rights Group Backs White Supremacist's Supreme Court Case

Does the United States have the most diverse geography in the world?

Mayor de Blasio: New Yorkers who oppose horse carriage ban will change their minds

"It’s a wonderful illustration of the emptiness of much Beltway foreign-policy-speak."

My Hope With the Airline Seat Fight at FL 350...............

And nary a single fuck was given that day...

That was a great Lounge Labor Day BBQ!

This is why the Republicans, despite always being wrong, still get the lion's share of airtime

If you're going to watch just one episode of the Strain, watch the one that just aired this Sunday.

2 Questions

Wack job "coloring book" is being marketed to the kiddies...

Rick Perry outlaws football in Texas!

Is it possible to upload a pic directly from my computer to post on DU?

Global Warming, Evolution, vaccinations

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Wednesday, 3 September 2014

Lightning striking all around our hilltop!

TBS Cancels CeeLo’s Show ‘The Good Life’

"Mom, Dad… We're in love…"

Three Nuns Were Attending a Yankees Baseball Game

How can anyone support the death penalty after a story like this one?

WTF ...131

Police Report Says Parents Didn’t Realize Daughter Had Shot Gun Instructor