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Archives: September 25, 2014

Aussie CEO: Women are like men, only cheaper!

Obama addressing the UN

Tasty or addictive? Chinese restaurant serves noodles laced with opium poppy

Drillers using more sand, water for W.Va. wells

Majority of liberals support US airstrikes in Iraq and Syria

State public school truancy rate tops 30 percent; some counties as high as 57-58 percent

MASS: Nurses To Inform Public Of Potential Safety Risks As Contract Talks Stall

MASS: Nurses To Inform Public Of Potential Safety Risks As Contract Talks Stall

Stop calling it "Voter ID Laws" and call it "Republican ID Laws."

FOX calls female fighter pilot "Boobs on the ground"

No Time Like The Present: Why Historical Midterm Voting Patterns Could Mean A November Upset

Colombia seeks budget shift to boost 2015 social investment

Full video link to the John Crawford police shooting in Beavercreek Ohio

A Close Look at US Use of Cluster Bombs in Iraq

UAE's first female fighter pilot likely dropping bombs on ISIS militants in Syria

War NOT GOOD for GLOBAL WARMING! CO2 released by the war equals 25 million more cars on the road

What's everybody drinking this evening?

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseeker Check In! Church Night!! Malibu Jesus!

Some banks reissuing cards over Home Depot breach

"Misogyny Is Not Human Nature"

One of Romney's "Mad Men" Is Trying to Convince America That "Republicans Have Feelings"

I Live In Jefferson County Colorado. The Christianuts Have Taken Over Board.

Mike Luckovich Toon- Prepare to get bombed

AP: Texas firefighters rescue pet frog from blaze

Argentina uses drones to spot wealthy tax evaders

GOP terrified of Kansas fiasco: How they’re desperately trying to save Senate seat

24 lucky writers will take part in the first Amtrak “residency”

October 2007 - Poll: Black support helps Clinton extend lead

Before rape joke, 'Family Guy' had its critics


Hey DU. I just came by to see....

Seattle prosecutor dropping all marijuana tickets issued during the first 7 months of this year

What is the online company that sells stuff from Africa? President Clinton mentioned it. Something

Physicist Claims to Have Proven Mathematically That Black Holes Do Not Exist

Obama Admin to pay Navajo Nation $554 million in largest settlement with single Indian tribe

unnecessary war.....

US officials concerned 'tidal wave' of drones will overwhelm air traffic system

Jefferson Co school board getting ridiculed on Twitter...very funny

Time lapse of storm cloud waves

Rescued turtle heading to new home in San Diego

The "first man-made biological leaf".

Equal Human Rights leads to Barnyard Animal Relations; Parody Video

After Surgery, Surprise $117,000 Medical Bill From Doctor He Didn’t Know

What would you ask a panel of experts on the appropriate use of military force?

The Lounge: The Early Years

These hotel glasses have little cushion-y slipcovers on their bases.

ESPN suspends Bill Simmons for calling Goodell a liar and daring ESPN

Golden Orb Weaver Spider? Pics Added to help ID

People Behind The Emma Watson Leaked Photo Claims Have Been Identified

Ferguson Police Wear Armbands Saying, “I Am Darren Wilson”

Israel Says Iran Used Parchin Military Site For Testing Nuclear Detonation Technology

'Too Many Israelis' Ready To Give Up On Peace, Obama Laments

TCM Schedule for Thursday, September 25, 2014 -- What's On Tonight - George C. Scott

Big Oil doesn't like competition.

Winnipeg lab has 1000 doses of experimental ebola drug but according to CTV's

L.A. City Council votes for minimum-wage hike to $15.37 at big hotels

Gravy wrestling, bog snorkeling big hits in Welsh town

AP: Mexico sees sign of hope for Monarch butterflies

Implicit Association Test (Race), anyone else take it? I always thought I had absolutely no bias

It's getting cold in DC...

Iraq: Lawyer and human rights defender Samira Saleh Al-Naimi executed by ISIS in Mosul

Incredible Coincidence! By Jeff Simpson Washington is Still Digging! (CogDis)

How Australia became the dirtiest polluter in the developed world.

We are known by the company we keep...

Violence Against Earth Begets Violence Against Women

Army chief: Division headquarters heading to Iraq (100-500 more troops, 10-20 yrs)

Team Efficiency Rankings: Week 3

Talk to me.

my local nbc affiliate just reported that this pic is causing concern all across the nation

We should publicize Kansas Republicans switch to Dems after Brownback's policies tank economy

I have few words to express how beautiful the sound of rain is in San Francisco!

California coastal warming 'due to wind not humans'

Please God....[]posting drubnk...

I should see what's going on in the other forums...


"Virtually all of us take drugs"

Beethoven's Violin Concerto in D...

John Crawford's Civil Rights Were VIOLATED under the Second Amendment to the Constitution.

loungers...just trying to cope...thank you...

the japanese bellieve a good drunk cAN PURGE EVIL SPIRITS

Amy Goodman: Global Warming and Global Warring

Folks, the time has come to break the habit.....

What do Mila Kunis and Gracie Allen have in common?

HP faces 10-year ban as Canadian government’s technology supplier

I love Matt Damon. He could be my son. This made the tears flow...

A sound byte from Ken Burns about what FDR said about the Sunday raid on Pearl, could be said today.

Double Standard - Poor & Vulnerable Must Work For Bread/Rich & Especially Congress Don't.

For holiday gifts or decorating - my extremely talented wife makes these creations

Penguins: Spy in the Huddle, PBS, Nature

"Virtually all of us take drugs"

Remote exploit vulnerability in bash CVE-2014-6271

Eric Bledsoe, Suns reach $70M deal

What's possible

San Mateo County judge sentenced to two days in jail for driving drunk

Updated sex assault lawsuit alleges Jerry Jones tried to buy woman’s silence

I'm sorry for being needy. My patients need a rock...

Woman punched by California Highway Patrol settles for $1.5 million

Shocking Racist Ideas Are Getting Treated as Science in Leading National Publications

While listening to NPR's report on current findings regarding the frequency of mass shootings

CNN Former Host to Work with Venezuela's Opposition

Holder Backs Suit in New York Faulting Legal Service for Poor.

America more ignorant because guys like these have a platform

US Active-Shooter Cases Spike at a 'Troubling' Rate

After 41 years what in the hell was "Karn Evil 9"

Hypocrite Ted Cruz Too Scared to Vote With Fellow Republicans to Keep Citizens United

Rifle Purportedly Used in UT Tower Shooting Up For Auction

Where is our greatest strategic 'partner' in the Middle East (israel) in this fight

Special Prosecutor Says Perry Should Appear in Court

DFW Has the Most Unregistered Eligible Voters, Making Dems and GOP Salivate

Unclear Rules: Why Philippines Pulled Out Peacekeepers In Syria

Lawsuit: Inmate not allowed to worship Satan

Special Suit, BCI, Duke U., M. Nicolelis

Islamic State refers to Egypt as "Guards of the Jews"

Republican US senator condemned for taking part in live pigeon shoot (Inhofe) GuardianUK

UCLA - Arizona State match-up decided Pac-12 South last 2 seasons(may be without each teams' top QB)

CHP Reaches $1.5M Settlement With Woman Seen Being Beaten on Video

Cheese fire closes road tunnel in Norway

Syria air strikes: US attacks are failing to slow Isis advance, say desperate Kurds in Koban

Deputy at tow yard fired 6 shots to kill man sitting in car, son says

Flipping the Classroom

Four large fireballs reported over eastern U.S. in 'rare' event

Another Donna school board election worker charged in coke-for-votes scheme

Erotica chain to sell goods to pay back taxes

Oscar Wilde, the soul of a man under socialism

Legal tab nears $90,000 in Williamson County constable lawsuit

Top Texas Democratic candidates address disabled voters; Republicans are no-shows

Central Michigan University launches beer-making program

Are you concerned on what's going on in the Middle east.?..I make it Clear as Mud

PBS, NOVA, Rise of the Hackers

Huntsville Ala. schools say call from NSA led to monitoring students online

Expanding waistline for women ‘is a predictor for breast cancer risk’

More Than 100 [Prominent] Muslim Clerics Sign Letter Condemning ISIS

Questions you don't ask a Christain Repub

Why Do Tea Partiers Get to Parade Around Armed, While Peaceful Protests Are Met With Tanks?

Modern humans may have migrated into Austria 43,500 years ago

DU is being very glitchy for me

Possible 13,800-year-old fishing weir found in ocean near B.C.'s Haida Gwaii islands

This Device Lets Fully Paralyzed Rats Walk Again, and Human Trials Are Planned

Clear skies reveal water on distant Neptune-sized planet

Tempers flare in the House of Commons over Iraq mission non-answers

Ohio cops killed Walmart air gun-wielding man moments after confrontation, new video shows

5 Lies that Distort Male Sexuality and Hurt Men

UK counter-terror police arrest 9 men in London.

Americans Who Have Not Read a Single Article About Syria Strongly Support Bombing It

Hell Freezes Over - White Cop Charged with Shooting Unarmed Black Man

Obama: U.N. Will Mobilize Countries to Fight Ebola Outbreak

Will you still be supporting this war/campaign/whatever in 2017 if there's a republican president?

September 25

Dave Rawlings Machine - Going to California

India's spacecraft beams back first Mars photos

Newman’s Own Recognizes Charities for Supporting Troops, Vets

Woman who faced Jim Crow takes on North Carolina's powers over voting rights

ESPN commentator calls Goodell a liar and dares ESPN to tell him he's "in trouble". Suspended

Earth's magnetic field is weakening 10 times faster than previously thought,

Seattle residents: What is a Linkage Fee and Why Do We Need it Now?

Internet Braces for Crazy Shellshock Worm

A decade ago I said these same things: we need a military objective

Munich aims to get all its Energy from Renewables by 2025

Hidden Camera Reveals Chilling Life Under ISIS Control

The Syrian Front: Waiting to Die in Aleppo

Mike Malloy - Where Is This Filthy Stinking Useless US Congress?

German Central Bank Head Weidmann: 'The Euro Crisis Is Not Yet Behind Us'

The Boston Marathon Bombing Trial Will Stay in Boston

Draghi raises QE hopes again

Don't buy wild-caught salmon, British shoppers told

Smallest exoplanet with water vapour found

American Corporations Too Busy Cheating Taxpayers to Actually Produce Good Products

Why Do We Lust for War?

What a cute way to return lost items.

Good. TPP talks fail, again, as Tokyo and Washington continue to disagree on autos and food

F-35 jet combat ready next year despite engine fix: Lockheed

F-35 operation and support costs eclipse the combined price tag of legacy fighters

Price tag exceeds $53M for California wildfire

Free online physics courses with Brian Greene

Orphaned Baby Rhino Seeking Shade on Road is Rescued

Lockheed Says The Most Expensive Weapon Ever Will Be Combat Ready Next Year

Well-Ordered Philanthropy …

“The first thing I thought was they killed my baby”: NYPD officer throws pregnant woman to the groun

"Toe the line" or "Tow the line"

Richard Branson: Why we’re letting Virgin staff take as much holiday (vacation) as they want

US will have to grapple with new realities

Cruise Missiles vs. UAVs

victim blaming again

EPA unveils its plan to restore Great Lakes

AP: Harpist's mellow tone soothes apes at St. Paul zoo (link added)

The Anatomy Of America's Finances In 10 Charts {IMAGES}

Welcome home: JBLM aviation brigade starts to return from Afghanistan

Only Texas Would Ban Books During Banned Books Week

Drones for moviemaking face likely FAA approval

Beheading horrifies us when done by ISIS. Not so much when done by Saudi Arabia

Assad's troops have control of western Aleppo and drop barrel bombs on the eastern half every day.

End of line for thoroughbred racing in New England

John Stewart takes on.....get ready.... Global Wobbling

Businesses won't have to return BP spill payouts

Vets share VA troubles at Hampton town hall meeting

We Need a Global Carbon Tax -

Majority of Americans want third political party,Gallup poll finds

Navy halts nuclear work at Norfolk Naval Shipyard

Smart PR Move: Syrian Media Hail America as Damascus Ally, Support UN Ban on Foreign Fighters

Pennsylvania woman blamed for her own rape in state response to lawsuit

The Nightmare Before Christmas is the greatest holiday film ever

Feminism's ugly internal clash: Why its future is not up to white women

D.C. Counsil votes in a concealed carry permit system

Puppies vs. Stairs

Loud, Proud, and Atheist: ‘Openly Secular’ Encourages Nonbelievers to Come Out of the Closet

NOAA - Cyclonic Storms Hit Peak Intensity Closer To Poles - Shift +/- 35 Miles Per Decade

PA Repub Flyer: If Wolf is elected, parts of babies will be shoved down garbage disposals

Pilots, Air France negotiating way to end strike

Former President Jimmy Carter On Gay Rights: Jesus Christ Never Discriminated Against Anyone

Peabody Energy Dumped From S&P 500; Coal Sector Market Cap Down 63% Since 4/11 Peak

So Christie is coming to AZ for a douche.

Study: U.S. 460 project would cost $1.8 billion

New Q-Poll has Mark Warner Up (Just) 9 Points over "Enron Ed" Gillespie

Tom the Dancing Bug TOON: Unemployment-It's Not a Bug, It's a Feature!

Iraqi Woman Activist Killed by Islamic State

When you have been bombing, shooting, using drones to kill millions of others

U.S. reps call for better VA access

Is Hong Kong on the verge of another Tiananmen Square or Cultural Revolution?

Miss a Payment? Good Luck Moving That Car

Soccer captain Asamoah Gyan denies 'ritual sacrifice' of Ghana rapper Castro

Armored vehicles, robot, more purchased under military program

Air-strikes pissing off moderate rebels in Syria (inc. C. Pierce commentary)

FBI releases report on "active shooters" since 2000


Thursday Toon Roundup 1- The Eternal War

Thursday TOON Roundup 2- The Rest

"Hello my name is Gaytard" Name tag teen forced to wear at Taco John's

Should U.S. bolster its defense budget?

A Contraband Crackdown Is Rattling the Border Between Colombia and Venezuela

Dogbert 'splains tax inversion.

900 Bases in 153 Countries

Pope sacks Paraguayan bishop accused of protecting abuser priest

Duke Energy To Spend Whole $2 Million To Clean Up Ash-Clogged Dan River; $8 Million For Grants

REPORT: Mitt Romney Is Definitely Looking At 2016

Venezuela's Maduro calls for shakeup at UN

Yahoo the latest tech firm to cut ties with conservative group ALEC

Is there a middle ground between isolationism and neo-conservatism?

Long Lines at Minority Polling Places

Guess who’s losing faith in the American Dream? Everyone.

Early Voting Starts Today!

Neil Gaiman: ‘Terry Pratchett isn’t jolly. He’s angry’

Center for Union Facts says Randi Weingarten is ruining nation’s schools

If you live in Iowa just remember early voting has started

Roberts asserts Va. home 'principal residence' in documents

NFL's reach holds sponsors

Donkeys reunited at Polish zoo after sex scandal

VIDEO RELEASED: SC trooper charged with felony in shooting at traffic stop over seat belt violation

"Hey 19, That's Retha Franklin"

The 7 books banned by a Dallas school:

Colombia publishes parts of draft peace agreement

Marijuana advocates to bring legalization battle to 2016 California ballot

Rachel Maddow - Naked model history no boost to Brown

Scott Brown latest in GOP to distance himself from 'personhood' issue

Ferguson police chief apologizes to Michael Brown's parents

Foley's Policy Proposal Uses Same Wording As 'Think Tank' Articles On Internet

Poverty rate posts 1st notable drop since '06; Latinos show big strides

Sean Groubert, South Carolina State Trooper, Fired , Arrested After Shooting Unarmed Man

Someone across the way has started leaving their yapping dog out all day... what to do?

Airstrikes target oil refineries in Syria held by Islamic extremists

Rachel Maddow - Ginsburg rules out retirement

"They avoid work so they can goof off all day"

Lies the media repeats about Iraq: Phony patriotism, fake Syrian “moderates” and the very real end

Why we liberals lose in mid term elections- lack of political savvy is the reason

Can we say corruption yet?

A Message From Jesus Christ On The Targeted Killings

Walmart shooting 911 caller reminds me of G Zimmerman. He lies and tells half truths to

Carbon War Room promotes more efficient trucking tech and practices for cost and carbon savings

EPA: Army must move faster on Fort Gillem contamination

Let’s not be burning new carbon reserves. Leave that coal in the ground-Leave that oil in the ground

Inspector Lewis Season 7 Preview!!

The most relaxing song in the world, apparently.

WOO-HOO! I just joined a union!


Making The Cloud Work For The Military

History Textbook Wars Are Back At State Board Of Education

Rachel Maddow - ISIS fight also a war on radicalization

Sen. Sanders: Want to know why the US Senate is dysfunctional?

Praying for a Child: The Catholic Church makes life impossible for infertile women.

For Polar Bears, a Climate Change Twist

Cost of autism treatment spurs Nebraska HHS to reverse stance, oppose Medicaid coverage of it

Syrian Air Strikes ‘A Watershed Moment’ In Terrorism Struggle: Sen. Levin

Not in my Name - Muslims against ISIS

UPDATE: 345 people rescued from boat stranded off Cyprus

Worried about Global Warming? The war each year emits more than 60% of all countries on the planet

F-22s Used In Syria Strikes; Right Force, Right Time, Say Analysts

U.S. Durable Goods Orders Fall 18.2% in August

Has there ever been a TV show that's turned it around after seemingly jumping the shark?

Cheney: “No Fair” That Obama Gets to Bomb Syria


Attorney General Holder to resign

Attorney General Eric Holder To Resign

Pic Of The Moment: Report: Mitt Romney Eyeing 2016 Run

Here’s Why Republicans Are Worried: Democrats Register 60,000 New Voters in 48 Districts

Hummingbirds From This Morning.

We're going to have to lie about it.

Priest accused of molesting, giving 6-year-old girl STD

Llys Rhosyr medieval court to be rebuilt at St Fagans

Ballwin Rejects "In God We Trust" Sign After Atheist Mother's Passionate Plea

War Eternal: One Man Gathers What Another Man Spills

help me decide which shirt i should get

Pray Tell: The Hocus Pocus of Happy Thoughts

Congress releases war funds to fight Ebola

Huffington Post reporting that Eric Holder is resigning.

Has anyone seen "War Inc" with John Cusack, Joan Cusack, Marissa Tomei and Dan Ackroyd as Cheney?

A Proposed New Constitution Article 6- Limiting Corporate Power

In Georgia, a battle over minority voting : The shifts have Democrats emboldened.

I found this on my facebook page and the first thing I thought of was Oscar!

Pizza Jesus

If just 1 in 7 atheists are anti-religious, who speaks for atheism? An interview with Dale McGowan -

I just heard on the Stephnie Miller show Iraqi intel just uncovered a terrorist plot against the US

Pigs: Fox Host Reaction To Female Fighter Pilot: "Boobs On The Ground"

Republicans are people too

The myth of religious violence

4chan not at fault for Emma threats

Art Show With Barbie And Ken As The Virgin Mary And Jesus Outrages Bishops

Eric Holder questions marijuana's legal status as he prepares to leave Justice Department

PHOTO RELEASE: President Bill Clinton & Michelle Nunn Hit The Campaign Trail.

Iraqi PM: Plot To Attack US, Paris Subways Uncovered

Iran’s Rouhani blames rise of Isis on western meddling in Middle East

Iraq Sunnis Skepical About U.S.-Led War on Islamic State

the summer photography contest is open for submissions in the photography group

Epic fail: Preliminary sketches of new arena looks like a toilet

Ebola patient Rick Sacra ready to leave Nebraska Medical Center

U.S. Stocks Drop as Apple Sinks Amid Rate Concern, Russia

Could a 1,500-year-old Catholic tradition be the answer to Newark's education problems?

Draft Law Allows Russia to Seize Foreign Assets in Response to Sanctions

Don't look now, but Corey Kluber might just win the AL Cy Young. Wait, who?

Why Aren't the British Middle Classes Staging a Revolution?

Orwell wrote more than '1984' and 'Animal Farm'

Pryor has slight edge in Arkansas

What Difference Does it Make to the Dead, The Orphans, and the Homeless

Our interfaith family New Year

L’shanah Tovah!

A drone's eye view of the Apple campus under construction

Mississippi Jails People For Months With No Charges

Cute kitten plays dead

2 out of 3?

I found a great google search tool

Sierra Leone quarantine affects 2 million people

Income chart - disgusting and troubling

US Bank refunding $48M to credit card customers

Does the Concept of Nerd-Shaming Make Nerd-Related Activities Impervious to Criticism?

India's $33 Smartphone coming - Smart Phone for the masses with touchscreen and camera

Photo Contest - Seasonal : Summer

NYT Opinion Page: Don’t Execute Those We Tortured

Just overheard a brief snippet of conversation between two young boys

A thought my wife had: What will happen when our own version of the Taliban--Christian fundies see

The FDA cracks down on Ebola quacks, and Mike Adams loses it

Washington Times: Coffee cup salute and Obama's other biggest White House fails

Thanks Obama! Obama just created an ocean reserve twice the size of California

Well... Here we go....

When is thanking Jesus for every daily thing that happens is over doing it

Dash Cam video of South Carolina Trooper Sean Groubert shooting Levar Jones, an unarmed black man

A Holly Jolly September morning at Lowes

Wisconsin's largest police union endorses Democrat Burke, Republican Schimel

Colombia’s conservative opposition accidentally votes against own platform

PA. State Senate passes medical marijuana bill, Corbett says he'd veto it

Education debate is not just about the numbers

I nominate Mike Papintonio for the new Attorney General

Alleged kidnapper was expelled from Liberty U. for brutal rape, but not charged

Billionaire must let public access Martins Beach, judge rules

Will it bend? iPhone 6 takes a turn for the worse

Excellent rant on the ridiculousness of "Salutegate"

Why is Holder resigning? I have no clue.

Thom Hartmann: Another Day, Another Company Ditching ALEC

Largest U.S. Public Pensions Face $2 Trillion Gap, Moody’s Says

Pope Francis fires Paraguay bishop accused of covering up abuse

10 Ways Derek Jeter is Very Similar to Jesus Christ

Colombia cancels satellite purchase due to lack of funds

Good read from the WSJ: The Anti-Vaccination Epidemic

Connecticut ex-governor sentencing postponed

As state GMO labeling laws are proposed, critics wonder about logistics and costs

Anyone remember how this time last year Obama and Kerry Pushed for Bombing Syria?

Land of The Free, and Home of the Shitstain. . .

BIG earthquake under Anchorage just now.

Did you feel that EARTHQUAKE??

More proof that the 2nd Amendment is a whites only law in practice

Major terrorist attack is ‘inevitable’ as Isis fighters return, say EU officials

Republican boys date Democratic girls. They plan to marry Republican ...

Thom Hartmann: The Black Ice Threat to the Arctic...

Our view: Apathy, not Obama’s approval rating, threatens Dems

Yelling "fire" in a crowded theatre is not merely legal, it's praiseworthy.

Cheney: “No Fair” That Obama Gets to Bomb Syria - his crying towel is held by Andy Borowitz

Papantonio: The Dixieland Dilemma

Armed right wing (Scot Walker)militia to monitor minority voting and polling in Wisconsin

Right wingers are celebrating Holder's resignation

Three Retired FDNY Firefighters Die Same Day

His name was Kyle....

Ex-Congressman Traficant In Critical Condition

"Nth Dimensional Chess" is Just Trickle Down Economics in Disguise

Spot the Kitty!

Ukraine president sets 2020 as EU target date, defends peace plan.

FBI: Mass shootings in America on the rise

Why Obama Is Planning To Use Religion To Fight ISIS

Tweet from Senator Patty Murray to Senator Elizabeth Warren

Not happy that Eric Holder is resigning.

Conservative school board revolution: Column

And -------- we have voted

(GA Republican) Allen congressional campaign plays the Muslim card

NTSB releases report, issues recommendations on {railroad right-of-way} worker safety

36 Hours in Florence, Italy. video

We've spent nearly a TRILLION dollars on Homeland Security since 9/11

Neil deGrasse Tyson tweet: A news headline you hardly ever see: "Psychic Wins the Lottery Again"

The Nation: Venture Capitalists Poised to ‘Disrupt’ (Privatize) the Education Market

Science: Nothing Comforting About Comfort Food

What's for Dinner, Thurs., Sept. 25, 2014

Looking for advice, please. A job that matters.

Deal With Saudis Paved Way for Syrian Airstrikes

Amusing Willy Week Top Ten Coffee Spots in Portland

Inside the Mammoth Backlash to Common Core - Mother Jones

Fox 'Outnumbered' Hosts Blame Drunk Girls For Frat Rape: ‘These Guys, What Are They Supposed To Do?’

Watch Out What You Wish For (re: Elizabeth Warren)

ISIS tortures and kills Iraqi womens rights activist

Hydrogen Powered Trains are next

Pass the gavel, because we are not a party of kingmakers.

Tommy Chong for Attorney General

U.S. Reassured Syria’s Assad in Back-Channel Message

Rainout fears over Derek Jeter's final game at Yankee Stadium drive down ticket prices

Managing A Nightmare: The CIA Reveals How It Watched Over The Destruction of Gary Webb

Not prosecuting any of the Wall Street criminals was a big failure.

Apple says bent iPhones are 'rare'

I need to DU one more poll please.... (Thank you Loungers for your support)

Abandoned subway lines

In another 10 years the Pentagon will probably have robots

Choose your ride...

Anybody want to buy a toll road?

I Nominate Me For AG

FBI: US identifies masked militant in beheading videos

Your photos have leaked on the internet!

Post-election Criminal Investigation Likely for Ken Paxton

Will Iran Sell Out Al Qaeda for Nukes?

Bomb Syria and Iraq, and no one bats an eye...

IBM’s solar concentrator can produce energy, clean water and AC

Red to blue? Ha. This Co. US House seat flip so dramatic, we're going PLAID for Romanoff.

Emma Watson Speaks About Gender Equality, Hacker Threatens to Reveal Nude Pics

Mitt Rommey 2016 memes

Boost Nebraska's Economy by Raising the Minimum Wage

Ferguson Police Chief Offers Apology to Michael Brown’s Family

NJ Politician Alleges Total Chris Christie Corruption

Same Crime

Tropical Storm Rachel off Baja; Tropical Storm Kammuri; Invest 96L

Fireballs seen over Tennessee

So how does GOP handle nomination of a new AG since Holder stays until confirmation?

Chart: It's Never Been a Better Time to Be Rich

Iran’s relationship with al-Qaeda : It’s complicated *

Delayed class-supply debit cards carried 'inappropriate' message boosting Rick Scott

Rick Perry’s management skills in serious question after auditor’s report

"Holder, Liberal Voice, to Quit as U.S. Attorney General" - NYT headline

I have been so frustrated by the reporting about Obama's handling of the ME

Help! I need an intervention ... earworm edition

Fractal vegetable

Mars Curiosity Rover Finds Weird Sphere

Republicans are such eff'ing weirdos

'Networking' your inner circle of friends, family for Dem voter turnout.

Anti-gay bigot wants to execute gays and lesbians...

Chuck Todd Is Doing Worse Than David Gregory As Meet The Press Continues To Nosedive

And people wonder why they are getting fat...

Reclining your seat on the airplane? Let's see what GOD has to say about that:

I nominate Mike Papantonio for US Attorney General

A Huge THANK YOU.. Attorney General Eric Holder

US: Immigrant Families Fail To Report To Agents

I had a big scare and I have a small sad.

District 2: Southerland And Graham Face Off In Tallahassee Debate

Vancouver Sun apologizes for racial insensitive caption

Would you fit in at UKIP conference?

European lawmakers call on Colombia to protect political leader

Pipeline politics in Syria

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr, Democrat and environmental activist

Mr. President, how can you commend Holder for "fidelity to equal justice"?

Yesterday, I paid 2.99 for regular in near Sioux City. What is regular going for near you?

Russia Sanctions Strengthen Putin Says Former State Official

Texas Republican Congressional Candidate’s Ad Features “Supporter” Who Is Actually His Spokeswoman

FBI chief: Apple, Google phone encryption perilous

Holder on resignation: 'Our list of accomplishments is real'

A Chevron PR website pretends to be an objective news source

Water on Earth is older than the sun, scientists say

Al Gore, Democrat and environmental activist

Increase UK minimum wage to boost economy, Unite urges

Beheading is only marginally less humane than other forms of capital punishment...

Washington Post Slams Venezuela for Electing 'Former Bus Driver'

Jeffco School Protests: Context and Context

Almost Equal: The U. S. Military Three Years After Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

The Duggars (19 Kids and Counting) consider Halloween "demonic"

Udall Trails in Colorado

the season photography contest -- SUMMER--- is open for submissions in the photography group

Eric Holder's Greatest Hits

U.S. judge orders Sam Wyly and Charles Wyly's estate to surrender more than $187M in fraud case

i posted a call for contest submissions in the general forum and the lounge

Bolivian President Isn’t Radical Enough for Corporate Media

If I were elected president, I would include the following in my inaugural address.

The Remote Repo Man

Active Shooter Reported At Moore Food Distribution Center

Goat and Gosling Make Unlikely Friends, Help Each Other Heal

President Obama Speaks at the U.N. Meeting on Ebola

No, Putin Isn't Following 'Reagan Playbook' in Ukraine–Thank God

OK, I'm going to update to Mavericks.

Holder is no Gonzo

28 years of constant deregulation was the real Wall Street Crime.

Papantonio: Another Poorly Trained Cop Goes Berserk In SC

U.A.E.’s first female fighter pilot dropped bombs on the Islamic State

The scary pseudoscience I was taught at a Christian fundamentalist creationist school

American Horror Story: Corporate Politician Rick Snyder

Pro-War, Pro-Israel NY Times Reporter David Brooks Has A Son Serving In The Israeli Defense Forces

Civilian Deaths Mount as US Bombing of Syria Expands

Globalized wars: Anyone can fight against anyone


Well, is everyone afraid of the subway threat, yet?

"Charlatans and Cranks Forever" by Paul Krugman at the NY Times

‘Don’t think you are safe’

Dave Stewart new GM for D-backs

Great-Grandmother Beaten by CHP Officer Gets Justice -- Great News! Yay!

Halloween is coming: Get your game face on

Ever go on a humiliation expedition?

Did Indiana Autoworkers Strike a Blow Against Two-Tier Contracts?

Did Indiana Autoworkers Strike a Blow Against Two-Tier Contracts?

Weeding like a boss.

Change is happening in Cleveland (the Indians are quietly phasing out Chief Wahoo)

Candidate for Rhode Island Governor Takes Bong Hit in Campaign Ad

Bad news Miami Heat fans - LeBron would have stayed if they had won.

I got today and tomorrow off!

FBI, NYPD Find No Evidence of Any New Threat to NYC After Iraqi Prime Minister Indicates Attack

The 3 biggest myths about pornography, debunked by Belle Knox

Criminals in blue.

At least nobody's telling us we're liberating anybody this time.

Keith Olbermann: Jeter's Overhyped Farewell Part Two

Koterba toon: ISIS

You can watch The Rapture for free tonight on MLB TV.

What's Next For Voting Rights with Eric Holder's resignation?

Prices at the pump head below $3 in much of US

Why is Holder resigning? Any reasons given?

Didn't I Read Something The Other Day About DOJ Prosecuting Banksters?......

Kochville: Thom Tillis and his Magic Gavel

OK, who here doesn't like Alanis Morrisette?

If Daytime TV kept it real...

It was only a kiss...

Boehner ready to punt on ISIS vote until 2015

"Bizarre GOP Ad Paints Women As Obama's Girlfriends"

no, no, no, no, no

Girl, 11, shoots man attacking mother

Fox News: "Black South Carolina man tries to steal white cop's bullets. More at 11."

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Friday, 26 September 2014

US-Russian space crew lifts off for space station

Scott Walker Discusses His Pledge to Create 250,000 Jobs feb 2010