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Archives: September 20, 2014

Michigan's Secretary of State Candidate Godfrey Dillard to Appear on IURL 9/24 @ 11am ET

White House evacuated when unauthorized person found on WH grounds. Press core evacuated off

Anyone going to the Climate Change Rally in New York Sunday?

Sources: Wolves offer max deal

Two minutes to midnight.

Black Teen Girls Killed (But Do YOU Care?)

Timberwolves feel no rush to extend Ricky Rubio's contract

Chicken Vs Egg Scenario: What's the biggest problem, hyper-security or the threat of terrorism?

Why Don’t We Have Pay Toilets in America?

I'm back. So what did I miss?

sugarloaf - green eyed lady

Expert who did Michael Brown autopsy agrees that chokehold by officer caused NYC man's death

&Now For Something Completely Different- Primus Reunites F/Wild Willy Wonka Album

Friday Talking Points (320) -- Congress Briefly Interrupts 3-Month Vacation To "Work"

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

Police asking residents of Price and Barrett townships in Monroe to shelter in place ASAP.

I don't know where else to go

8 Ebola healthcare workers killed by villagers using machetes and clubs

Everybody dance now!

Ceremony to recognize coal miners of segregation

"Someday" is Now for Solar and Wind Power, says Lazard

Remember #BringBackOurGirls? This Is What Has Happened In The 5 Months Since

Color-Coded Warning Systems

Ron Wyden Hits CIA Director John Brennan Over 'Culture Of Misinformation'

Corbett's top deputy AG desperately trying to get court to stop release of porn emails

****BARACK OBAMA GROUP***** most recent fence jumper and President Obama

Wendy DAVIS did all right in the debate with Rethug reprobate Greg ABBOTT!1

this one's for kali and mfm

Brunch with Bernie - September 19, 2014

Walgreen's is now dead to me

Ken Hechler To Celebrate Milestone 100th Birthday Saturday

Sunset over Colorado Tonight (dial up warning)

'Artificial eye' to detect particles

A familiar name came up on "The Roosevelts"

Same Sex Marriage is becoming more mainstream

Of course there will be "no AMERICAN boots on the ground"

Guest Lineups For The Sunday News Shows

CIA Halts Spying In Europe

Elon Musk: A thermostat-sized box may one day power your house

G20 Nations Want Putin At Leaders' Summit

What do you think is the "not so subtle" message being sent here?

Federal appeals judge: Argentina's bullying a bank

Kerry Says Iran Has Role in Defeating Islamic State

U.S. court tosses Argentina, Citigroup appeal in bond case

As Police Scan Millions Of License Plates, Civil Libertarians Question How Info Is Being Used

Puppies learning things for the first time

CNN: Pennsylvania police close in on suspect in officer slaying

Anti-Islamic Ads Coming To New York Transit System

iOS8 question

House GOP Hires New Firm to Sue Obama After the First One Bails

The 'original' Let it Be

Happy Friday! How are my Lounge peeps tonight?

"Walker becomes master of deception" *PEGGED* by Frank Bennett, Salem

Dr. Strange stays out too late, got nothing in his brain.

Bolivia's Evo Morales plans to open restaurant after politics

The ISIS situation and Nuclear war

Blase Cupich named Chicago archbishop

I have no petty beef - Hillary

Whenever I hook up a new audio component it means getting very hot, sweaty, and upset...

Florida prison boss fires 32 over inmate deaths

Davis swings hard in debate but doesn’t rattle Abbott

ISIS and Christian fundamentalists can agree: Charles Darwin is bad.

TheEDL(English Defense League)Drinking Game(from The Daily Racist-parody site)

Ever watch that tv show "Good Times"?

Video Distraction: Make your own brain-teaser at home

A Radar Gun that Catches Driver Texting Is in Development [Updated]

"The Congressman"

The Endless March of Police Brutality—7 Stories From Just This Week

BREAKING: Secret Service says fence-jumper made it through North Portico doors of White House

Texas Governor's Debate

War with Mexico? No Problem says GoP candidate.

Scotland’s referendum: Why the “no” vote was still a stunning watershed

Threesome With Homeless Man Turns Violent After Beef Taste-Test: Cops

I got to see Lindsey Stirling's show last Tuesday

Chris Christie growing tired of bridge inquiry!

Sources: Egyptian 'Israel collaborator' beheaded

Understanding Common Core is about seeing a much larger picture

Assassination threats against Barack Obama. No white hate here. Move along.

Ugandan event at Irving Convention Center canceled

Ugandan event at Irving Convention Center canceled

'The Secret Antigay U.S. Money Behind the UCF and the Global Evangelical War on LGBT Rights'

I think if they were protecting a White President they would have been a lot

Getting jerked up to grow up - a tale of learning about all the remotes.

Which is scarier?...

Ukraine deal with pro-Russian rebels at Minsk talks

Protective order sought in Peterson child abuse case

Protective order sought in Peterson child abuse case

Question about people saying "Democrat Party" etc.

Best Political Cartoons of the Week

Solly Mack and news as of tonight

M.D. Anderson doctor reveals details of affair in testimony at poisoning trial

Turkish hostages seized by ISIS in northern Iraq set free

Hennepin County seeks protection for Adrian Peterson's son

100b invested in wind & solar produces more energy than oil.

I am deeply disturbed regarding these words by Osama bin Laden in light of current events

Poll: Public thinks teachers need better preparation

Two journalists attacked during vice-president’s news conference

Are these homes worth 65-mile commute?

King Fire burns structures, threatens UC Berkeley project

Sweden: Russian Military Jets Violate Air Space

Judge refuses to halt October trial over CCSF accreditation

Legal aid groups sue state over Medi-Cal approval delays

L.A. city sanitation workers disciplined for on-duty protest

Guatemala stokes conflict around mining by failing to consult communities

Russian planes intercepted near U.S., Canadian airspace

British Fighter Jets Intercept Russian Planes

How Uruguay's retiring President redefined his country's views on wealth

Allentown schools ban boys from field hockey

Mistrial Declared For Governor's Former Son-In-Law

Chinese construction supply firms to operate in Venezuela

The Smithereens: Behind the Wall of Sleep

The New Venezuela: An Interview With Supreme Court Justice Fernando Vegas

Congressional Debriefing: Some lawmakers question quick approval of military action

Competing to save the earth

Top 5 Reasons to Retire in Ecuador

Any night-owls up?

just watched school of rock

Case of American jailed in Cuba back in US court

The Air Force Scandal Shows Secular Americans Still Need Equal Rights

Case of American jailed in Cuba back in US court

Legal aid groups sue state over Medi-Cal approval delays

Neo-Nazi candidate must be heard, foes say

NC Congressional Candidate Mark Walker: no qualms about war with Mexico

Poll: iphone 6 or 6 plus?

Jury delivers verdict in Peanut Corp. salmonella trial

Texas gubernatorial candidates court Hispanic vote in debate

U.S. troops to have no direct contact with Ebola victims

(Pam Geller, hatemonger) Mayor de Blasio blasts anti-Islamic ad campaign as 'outrageous'

US endorses Israel as 'major strategic partner' (new economic benefits)

Roger Goodell to CNN: My story makes no sense, but cut me a break, will you?

Gays gassed at event in Russia

NJ Dem quits campaign after GOP reveals he mooned, harassed women

Donald Trump weighs in on Scotland vote — and Scotland weighs in on him

Rand Paul panders to the libertarians Ann Coulter said she’d ‘drown’ if GOP doesn’t take Senate

Fraternity dosed women with date-rape drugs based on color-coded hand stamps: police

Kansas Democrat asks court to require new US Senate candidate

Kremlin to ‘protect Russian cyberspace from unpredictable West’

US government warns major Oregon research hospital about monkey care

September 20

Changing US-Iran Relations: Kerry: Iran has a Role in Defeating ISIL Militants

Education, Health, and Global Warming: Top 5 Reasons 45% of Scots Wanted to Leave the Right Wing UK

Dubai to Build the World’s Largest Airport

‘We’re on edge of large war in MidEast’ – Daniel Ellsberg

Diablo Canyon Nuclear Reactor on FIVE Earthquake Fault Lines! How Can We Shut It Down?

Iconic Pabst Beer Brands Sold To Russian Company

Important victory in case of Ray McGovern's brutal arrest

Bloomingfoods Workers Hold Rally For More Union Support

Ukraine: A Clash of Capitalisms

Santa Monica Beach Bathroom Workers Demand Union Recognition

America the Hammer

U.S. Port Labor Talks Turn on Automation Cutting Workers

Sunset and Moonshine on Ibiza

Stay out of the Middle East; 9/11 happened for a reason

A People’s Climate Movement: Indigenous, Labor, Faith Groups Prepare for Historic March

Labor Files Ethics Complaint Against NJ Governor Over Pension Investments

Who Gets Left Holding the Bag?

The Bizarre Behavior of Christian Conservatives This Week

4 Big Activist Events for New York’s Climate Week

Group work in college...ironic.

Anthony Weiner and the Revolving Door

'Hi, do you have water?'

Ego, Money and False Promises: Michelle Rhee’s Big Secret and the Collapse of Education “Reform”

Fatah Accuses Hamas of Stealing Millions in Gaza Aid

Federal Appeals Court Ridicules Florida Cops For Using SWAT Team To Check On Barbershop Licenses

Escaping Gaza, hundreds of Palestinians drown

Hecho en México trailer

Turkey secures release of hostages held by Islamic State

Calif. fire hit with record amount of retardant

No, Snowden's Leaks Didn't Help the Terrorists

In Domestic Violence Cases, N.F.L. Has a History of Lenience

For victims, settlement marks a step in recovery

Reported US-Syrian Accord on Air Strikes

Gazans Speak Out: Hamas War Crimes

Lockheed F-35 Price Cut Seen, But Plane Still Pricey

A People's Climate Movement: Indigenous, Labor, Faith Groups Prepare for Historic March

Britain must honour pledge to grant Scotland powers, Gordon Brown says

9 Charts And Maps That Will Make You Ashamed Of America's Prison System {IMAGES}

(Eric Frein) Police hunker down in ambush suspect's woods

Scottish 'no' vote: what next for the energy sector?

College Debt Leaves Generation X Grads Less Wealthy Than Parents

KXL Fight Is Boots on the Ground vs. Big Oil Money: 'The Boots Are Winning'

UN Official Fears Act of 'Mass Murder in the Mediterranean'

Senate GOP block UN treaty on disability rights

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

Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid, Be Perpetually Afraid

Want to Save the Planet? Flood Wall Street

British Muslim Scholars Tell Isis That Holding Hostages Goes Against The Qur'an

Is stigma preventing reportage of domestic violence between same sex couples?

Joint Intel Chief Says US Must ‘Better’ Understand China Strategy

(US) Army Scrambles On 4 Continents: Odierno Previews New Doctrine

NSA Director Implies ISIL Intel Estimates Could Have Been Better

New Nuke Cruise Missile As Crucial As New Bomber: Haney

‘Need To’ Declassify More Cyber Attacks: NSA Deputy Ledgett

Weekly Address: The World Is United in the Fight Against ISIL

Citizen Journalist Arrested, Jailed for Asking Wisconsin Politician a Question

India’s nuclear nightmare: The village of birth defects

Walker appoints Vince Biskupic to judgeship...

Toon: Stick Figures

Ukraine may create nuclear bomb in 10 years - experts

E.W. Jackson "honored to stand with" Tea Partier who used "hateful and false birther rhetoric"

Virginia sues 13 big banks, claiming mortgage securities fraud 11 Ways The People’s Climate March Could Totally Change Your Future

Bill Maher: New Rules- Fear the ISIS

N.Y. mayor blasts anti-Islamic ads on city transit

A working car has been 3D-printed out of carbon fiber plastic

News Guide: Steyer writes $15M to his super PAC

Alan Henning video appeal to IS by [two high-profile UK] imams

Harry Reid moves to ensure nuclear dump stays dead

Cool: Prof. Teachout on the Jon Stewart show.

The Black Experience in Appalachia: Resources

Wisconsin: Vote "NO" on the "Wisconsin Transportation Fund Amendment, Question 1"

Cliven Bundy now says there is no proof hit cow was his, before threatened to sue driver

NBC says it was wrong on Chris Christie report

NBC's Brian Williams corrects Bridgegate reporting gaffe over federal investigation into New Jersey

NYT article calls Shonda Rimes an angry black woman.

Swedish Man Acquitted of Rape Due to 'Sexomnia'

Oooooooo, love this collaborative effort......

Whales getting a break, for once!!

Shy Boys IRL, the Love Shy documentary

The window of opportunity to contain the ebola outbreak is closing

and then there's always wiener dog puppies on the go

Racism is alive and well in our judicial system

Snake Farm

Chrysler recalling nearly 189,000 SUVs

so I'm having a bit of an emotional crisis this morning =/..


US Will Not Pledge Any Climate Funding For Poor Countries At Summit; $100 B Promised, $1 B Delivered

Photo of the Day

NOAA - Global Summer Of 2014 Now Officially Hottest Ever Recorded; 1.28F Over 20th Century Avg.

Koterba toon: Early Voting

New Ebola clinics useless without more trained staff

I Have Little Sympathy For Unemployed Or Distressed GOPPERS. They Keep Voting In ---

UK pledges £12m to help Calais tackle illegal migrants.

Chasing a rolling snowball (this is actually perversely good news. The money people have noticed)

Zillow: Top 10 markets to buy and sell your home now

Rachel Maddow - Unprecedented ballot disclaimer set for KS

In Lincoln, chief justice says law, not politics, drives Supreme Court's rulings

Wonder Woman's secret past

Saturday, September 20th. The Weekend Edition of William Shakespeare's Thought For The Day.

Rachel Maddow - Absentee Congress no help as ISIS war deepens

NSA Today: Narcissistic Psychopathic Sadistic Trolls Paid By Your Tax Dollars to Disrupt Internet

Guilty verdict in Georgia peanut trial should send warning-great news

Reddit Mods Bury Glenn Greenwald's Story On GCHQ/NSA Use Of Internet To 'Destroy Reputations'

Our youngest is getting married today!

NEW avatar

Los Cabos Walmart emptied by looters after Odile hurricane

Procter & Gamble cancels on-field NFL promotion

To Save the Planet, Don’t Plant Trees.

What's for Dinner, Sat., Sept. 20, 2014

AP: Dog found in Oregon heading back to Pennsylvania

For the first time, a White House fence jumper was able to get to the building.

Armed officers comb ambush suspect's woods

55% Of Scottish People Suffering From Stockholm Syndrome

Escape from Duggarville: How playing the good Christian housewife almost killed me

How could someone jump the fence and make their way all the way to the White House hedges?

A new study shows that internet trolls really are terrible human beings.

Washington Election Observer Free To Carry His Gun

Adrian Peterson's reported text messages reveal warped view of manhood that goes beyond NFL

Finally watched "Waiting for Superman", and here is what I come up with..

There’s a Kind of Workplace Discrimination No One’s Talking About

How Long Can the Republicans Hide The Crazy?

Rev. William Barber (NC Moral Mondays) receives Martin Luther King Jr. peace prize!!

Some Charity CEO's Do Very Well!

What the 17th Century Can Teach Us About Vaginas

Public Education

Wild Cats VS Toilet Paper!

When a women beats a man

Democrats Pin Senate Hopes on a Kansan

Melting chocolate

When JAPAN Calls For 50% Bluefin Tuna Quota Cuts, You Know The Species Is Fucked

Kurds head to Syria from Turkey to fight militants

KING CURTIS & CHAMPION JACK DUPREE 1971 Everything's Gonna Be Alright

42 Climatologists Write To Gov. Voldemort; "Climate Change Is Not A Hypothetical"

Favorite student union named after the brother of a Field of Dreams character?

What flashes through your mind when your morning newspaper is not in the driveway?

PA Natural Resources Agency Ordered To Remove All Climate Information From Website

It's On Us: Sexual Assault PSA

15,000 women killed by husbands: Russian wives fight back against domestic violence

Anyone who claims that the NFL has less 'domestic abuse' than the general population

Dancing Crosswalk

Is this really an "NFL problem"

any HR folks please chime in, but I may have just dealt my former manager a death blow

Why are western health workers with Ebola flown out, but locals left to die?

Another risk of spanking: establishing a 50 Shades relationship between parent and child.

How do we...?

"I am fearful that we have blown it." Laurie Garrett on Ebola outbreak.

Ravens Knew Details of Ray Rice Attack almost Immediately

Rangel: It’s Time for a War Tax and a Reinstated Draft

Any Rethug is a case study in selfish/greedy hypocrisy: Take Greg ABBOTT ( -- PLEASE!1)

Ninja sister wives busted in violent Utah burglary: report

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

Wisconsin 'open carry' Poll Watcher militia plans to intimidate African American voters

About 60,000 Syrian Kurds Flee To Turkey As Islamic State Advances

Israel's Arab Citizens Alienated After War With Hamas

No Shit ...14

This afternoon's raspberry harvest:

NYT: At U.N., Kerry Thanks Other Nations for Their Support in Fighting Islamic State

Citing security threat, Obama expands U.S. role fighting Ebola (Posted for my fellow BOGsters)

An Impressive Coalition Vs. The Islamic State - Just Get Ready For The Infighting

Whenever a famous scientist I respected turns out to be a total heel, it bothers me.

John Tory Says He Would Deny Funding To Pride Toronto If Its Parade Includes Queers Against Israeli

Pope Francis the 'pontiff of the poor', says Greece's Alexis Tsipras

Kenya police chief warns residents to be vigilant

Obama Faces Mission Creep Questions As Campaign Against Islamic State Expands

Times of India: Eradicating poverty will defeat extremists: John Kerry

What do we know so far about the White House fence jumper?

A mursher of crowys

The Navy’s massive Triton drone just flew across the U.S. for the first time

Former NFL Punter Chris Kluwe and Congressman Barney Frank Among Those Coming Out as “Openly Secular

Warren uses Syria measure to draw contrast with Clinton

The NFL and the GOP have identical business models, at least five principles in common.

How do we...?

The 'Catholic witchdoctors' of Bolivia: Where God and ancient spirits collide

US will not commit to climate change aid for poor nations at UN summit

WHO commends Nigeria over Ebola (Nigeria Declared Ebola Free)

Save an endangered species. A plea from 2005.

Measuring speed.

Sierra Leone staggers in Ebola isolation effort

Japan gov't relieved by Scotland's 'No' vote, wary of Okinawan separatism

A cautious cat.

it may be our anniversary trip, but i have eyes for only one man right now

A list of music I put together for my 20 year old son @ college

Tropical Storms Polo and Fung-wong; Invest 95L; Fall in 2 days ! :)

Artifacts Discovered Buried In Washington D.C. Suggest Humans Once Passed Laws There

Don't Mess with Her!!!

Repeat drunk driver receives heaviest-ever penalty

Offshore Money

I think people vote based on emotion. What is Charlie doing to

Parnell Brothers Taken Into Custody After Convictions (2 men that poisoned us, peanut butter 2009)

An illustrator who found her canvas in rice

'Shut Down All Ports of Entry' Protest Canceled over Cartel Threats.

One dozen moms demanding action get the brush-off from Kroger:

Miami-Dade teachers want breastfeeding rights

Police Vehicle Slams Into South Jersey Doughnut Shop Leaving Officer Hurt

Asteroids: between a rock and a hard place

At least 36 killed in shootout with Islamists in northeast Nigerian town

Who will be today's Smedley Darlington Butler?

Two White House Security breaches in less than 24 hours

Suspicions Run Deep in Iraq That C.I.A. and the Islamic State Are United

Explosion Rocks Eastern Ukraine Hours After an Amended Cease-Fire Is Signed

Kobach Hasn't Gotten Federal Approval For Latest Kansas Senate Ploy

This 90 yard volley has to be seen to be believed

Alicia Keys Asks: Why Are We Here?

Beloved War Veteran Commits Suicide

Retired Ailing Police Dog Brought To Shelter To Be Euthanized Now On Upswing, Needs New Home

The perils and triumphs of aging well

Civics and public education

My wife just received an letter from our 15 year old niece.

America Keeps People Poor On Purpose-A Timeline of Choices We've Made

Israeli government urges young U.S. Jews: Leave humdrum life, study in Israel - National Israel News

Anybody know how to get in touch with Annie Rich?

Cabinet approves $5 billion plan for Gaza rehabilitition

'Polly Bergen, versatile actress, singer dies at 84'

The Fear That Killed Eight Ebola Workers

Budweiser's great PSA commercial about not drinking and driving.

ALS Ice bucket challenge--Cele edition

Anyone have 'macular pucker,' EDITED

Anyone have 'macular pucker,' EDITED

Tossed cigarettes new pollution target of Coastal Cleanup Day

Here is a great 10 minute and 27 second documentary about Autism and Asperger's Syndrome

A List of Russian Provocations Against Its Neighbors

Now can I ask a a question?

U.S. Soccer Ripped For Letting Hope Solo -- Accused Of Domestic Violence -- Play!

Will Obama's Bombs Stop Beheadings? Russell Brand The Trews

I looked up what various Presidents have named after them. There's Reagan International Airport...

New Zealand's National Party marches back to power

FUNG BROS FOOD: Filipino Food w/ @AJRafael

What happened on Monday?

Guatemala clash over development plans kills 6

Ebola, AIDS Manufactured By Western Pharmaceuticals, US DoD?

Toon: The Space Privatization Race

Climate change is a global emergency. Stop waiting for politicians (Naomi Klein)

Colombia: Chocó indigenous leaders assassinated

A likely fact about the future that sickens me.

Brazil ex-leader Lula key to Rousseff re-election bid

I'm so exhausted, I feel numb.

Lawmakers Try To Save Science Funding Amid Rush To Restore Defense Spending

Washington Snubs Bolivia on Drug Policy Reform, Again

Washington Snubs Bolivia on Drug Policy Reform, Again