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Archives: September 3, 2014

Falling like dominoes: Red-state govs expanding Obamacare

How many of the Sunnis in ISIS are former Saddam Hussein supporters?

The Kia hamsters are back!

After Poll Finds GOP Failing With Women, RNC Claims To Support Equal Pay

Russian bank hires two former U.S. senators

Not sure if this is the right forum

"Britain and the Kings of Arabia"--Documentary

The True Story Of How One Man Shut Down American Commerce To Avoid Paying His Workers A Fair Wage

Social Services Retaliation in Oakland, CA

About Robin Williams....

2 Former Senators/Whores For $$$ ---Hired By Russia To Lobby AGAINST US Sanctions Against Russia

willfull ignorance

Saw this today and I cried

Christie’s Spending on Outside Lawyers Passes $50 Million

To Save A Bird, Scientists Try An Egg Bait-And-Switch

Justin Bieber charged with assault after ATV crash in Canada

I need help from the DU community to address my most important letter to the President.

California schools chief to appeal ruling striking down teacher tenure

Russia declares NATO a major threat

British troops set to join Ukraine military exercise

Is Paul Ryan in league with ISIL?

Republicans Stumbling As Their Own Poll Shows Michelle Nunn Leading Georgia Senate Race

Can you organize for a union in a rght to work state? and are there any unions for

Mandatory Tuesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Duesday Mike's Back & a new kitteh gif

Robert Podolski, Physicist, Engineer

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

And somewhere in Texas .....

Silent thread for everyone who has been killed by GMOs.

Obama Authorizes Sending Additional Troops To Iraq

40 years ago, Steven Spielberg had a broken shark...

Kathy McGrade, B.S -- Metallurgical Engineering

The Theme Song The NFL'S Always Needed(from the website)

Casey Pfeiffer, S.E. - Structural Engineer

Time to Rain Money on Main Street by Ellen Brown

Israel insists it will not deal with Hamas-backed PA government

Tom Sullivan - Explosives Technician - Loader -

Bwaaaaaaaaaaaaaah - Great Train Robbery cash was passed on to Catholic church, claims film

Officials: 9-Year-Old Girl Who Killed Instructor Said Uzi Was Too Powerful.

AP NCAA Football Poll 9/2/14

Garrett Reisman, SpaceX Commercial Spaceflight, FISO Telecon, August 27, 2014

The CDC has issued an ebola advisory

Barefoot Street Performer, great voice - Sammie Jay

Wisconsin Is Open For Business

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

Report from the 'burbs- the "tutor gap" - First day in the "gifted program" - a demographic report

First 4D rollercoaster to open in Texas in 2015

What was that about Fascists in Kiev?

"More Workers Are Claiming ‘Wage Theft’"

Psssssssssst! Halliburton reaches $1.1bn settlement over Deepwater Horizon oil spill

WTF ...132

Militarizating US Police is NO accident: "I can hire half the working class to kill the other half"

Teaching Controversy - How can we prepare our kids to participate in ... politics?

"5 reasons politics doesn't fix inequality"

Our Lounge response to "Brangelina": SkitTater-lesguy!1 n/t

Two E. Tennessee ex-mining towns try to change their fortunes

Iraq: Will Terrorist Fear-Mongering Help? Russell Brand The Trews

Get lit: Carolina Mountains Literary Festival returns to Burnsville

NATO Not Coming To Kiev's Rescue, Regardless Of Putin's Actions

Lee Camp explains financial inequality with cookies

Tiny turtle getting ready to play tiny bagpipes

Iran Unveils New Surface-To-Air Missile, Radars

AIPAC’s Fight Against Iran Diplomacy

Mike Malloy - There Is Money In The Jesus Business

Venezuelan Socialist Party swaps God for Chavez in new prayer

I thought this was good...

Fidel Castro compares NATO to Nazis, lashes out at US

Ukraine: the Ugly Truth: Kiev's War Against Freedom of Speech

Kinda Racist? Try Diet Racism!

Top South America hackers rattle Peru's Cabinet

Grandmother arrested, accused of letting 3-year-old boy drive car

Florida School District Opts out of Opting-Out

Digby on Tasers, Guns and the Next Wave of Police Militarization

How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria Gabriela?

Return of the Evil Empire

No one knows what Putin’s up to, but sanctions are the west’s biggest mistake

Climate change policies pay for themselves, study says

Prostate foundation rejects cash from Reddit users feeling guilty over Jennifer Lawrence pics

With all the world's problems it feels like were going

Need help on the fake Officer Wilson (Ferguson) photo

Cuomo book delayed again, new pub date Oct. 14

Billions of Dollars Wasted By House GOP

Brazil squanders oil bonanza even as Rousseff declares victory

Methodists in England ‘like an iceberg … crumbling into the sea’

C Net - How those nude photos were leaked (and why you should care)

Silva surges ahead in Brazil's presidential vote

Latin America's prisons in critical condition

The Power of Prayer

Student pallbearers honor those who've died forgotten and impoverished

Ancient Christian Charm From 6th Century Discovered In Manchester Library

So when did the NFL network decide to have a woman on. EVERY show?

Just back from NW Wisconsin

11 or 12 Planes missing in Tripoli?

John Stewart nails it. "Eric Cantor's $3.5 million salary is not salary, it is for services already

Brazil: Police Dismantle Biggest Amazon Deforestation Gang


DNA evidence overturns 30-year convictions in US case (BBC)

Brazil: Police Dismantle Biggest Amazon Deforestation Gang

Watch 1000 Years of European Borders Change In 3 Minutes

Bionic pancreas: A new dawn for diabetics? (BBC)

Gaga’s ‘shalom’ riles Arab fans

"What Makes People Poor?"

I hope this post is viewable.

Former Comptroller General flees Colombia within hours of term ending

"White Republicans (81 percent) are no different from white Democrats (78 percent) .....

Jungle Fever: The Exotic Disease Detectives (BBC)

du showing up as mobile site on kindle fire follow-up

Eric Burdon & War - Spill The Wine (VIDEO)

Thom Hartmann: You don't know what 'Libertarian' means...

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

Richie Havens - Here Comes The Sun (VIDEO)

While union membership declines, those at the top are making out like bandits

*Positive discussion on Charlie Rose tonight

Hugo Chávez Supporters Re-Write 'Our Father' With A New God

LATimes readers' best opinionated poems

The Selfie of Selfies ... LOL

Wile E. Coyote - Super Genius

RFK ID's Suspect In JFK Assassination

Venezuelan Socialist Party swaps God for Chavez in new prayer

Disney Taking Legal Action Against Deadmau5 Over His Mouse Head Trademark

Russia Has Threatened Nuclear Attack, Says Ukraine Defence Minister

If there WAS a broad mass-based left-wing revolution during a Democratic presidency...

The Hill: "How do you solve a problem like Maryam?" The Bahraini government faces a tricky choice

Journalist arrested, manhandled while recording public GOP event in GA. Outrageous!

Secret treats on fast-food menus

"Maryam al-Khawaja’s arrest shows Bahrain at its worst" The Guardian

Drunk driver plows through "Drive Sober or get Pulled Over" sign

Elderly man attacked after alleged flashing

Coalition wants Colombia’s prison authority dismantled amid ongoing scandals

Florida man stops during police chase to play with cats

$250,000 bail set for woman described as associate of man killed in Wendy's (COPS) robbery

Ask An Asian 10: Why are all Asians smart?

Who's funding your Hi. legislator's race? Check out this very cool site. Works on pc or mac too.

Ask An Asian 2: Are Asian girls submissive?

Ask An Asian 2: Are Asian girls submissive?

Ask An Asian 5: How to date an Asian

Davis, Abbott Still at Odds Over Dallas Debate

Police: Teen girl who was killed and body burned was likely a random attack

TCM Schedule for Thursday, September 4, 2014 -- TCM Guest Programmer Richard Linklater

Ask An Asian 8: Why are Asians EVERYWHERE?

Local LGBT Community Holds Gay Pride Event In Lubbock

Local LGBT Community Holds Gay Pride Event In Lubbock

DU has a glitch:

Abbott supports prosecutors’ unit (Public Integrity Unit) vetoed by Perry

Uber Defends Slashing Drivers’ Rates Amid LA Protest

$1 billion electricity line to run through South Texas

Wendy Davis stopping by Texas A&M during 5-day college tour

Legal challenge of Texas voter ID law kicks off in federal court

He Dropped One Letter In His Name While Applying For Jobs, And The Responses Rolled In

Photo of the Day

Should there be litmus tests for being a liberal?

Abbott defends raid on Houston voter registration group

Pro-Russian Rebels Lower Demands in Peace Talks

How America Made ISIS

Demand Franciscan Foundation Cancel Oliver North as Keynote Speaker!

How Humanitarian Aid Weakened Post-Earthquake Haiti

The Wealth Gap Between Rich And Poor Americans is Affecting Our Diets

Parents of girl with uzi did ignored instructor as he lay with mortal head wound

US ambassador to Britain gets roasting from chefs after banning lamb and potatoes

what kind of curtains?

1st Debate U.S. Senate race Today Wed. Sept. 3rd

"Chevolution: The Iconography of Che"

Extra ginger

Maduro replaces Venezuela's longtime oil chief

Three killed as Libyan jet fighter crashes into residential area in Tobruk

Flying over Holuhraun Eruption. Iceland

Home Depot probes possible credit card data breach

Explore a huge collection of translated letters, proverbs, and other writings from ancient Sumeria.

The Real Aim of ISIS Is to Replace the Saud Family

Senate Democrat Wants Bill Allowing Anti-ISIS Strikes in Syria

No skin thick enough: The daily harassment of women in the game industry - NSFW

Border surge boon to local hotels

Nixon Hopes Centene Expansion Will Trigger More North County Projects

Firing of gay teachers at Cor Jesu draws outcry

Ukraine Retracts Announcement of Cease-Fire With Russia

Michael Brown's uncle collapses at St. Louis Police Foundation lunch

Severed Heads And Righteous Religion: Not In My Muslim Name

Lawsuits seek any Michael Brown juvenile records

Coffee Cup Quiche

Reframing the Debate Over the Pledge of Allegiance: Make God Optional

Ashya King's parents freed from Spanish prison

Corruption 'impoverishes and kills millions'

Road Rage Russian Edition

The State Department Says Russia Is Invading Ukraine—Should We Believe It?

ISIS: Coup delayed for ‘communal coexistence’

5 Reasons More Tomatoes in Your Diet Could be Good for Your Health

Revealed: Burger King Has Been Screwing American Taxpayers for Years

If Only American Kids Could Eat School Lunches Like They Do in France

For those planning to go to Iceland to see Bardarbunga erupt

The Rich Control Our Politics More Than Ever -- You Can Thank Right-Wingers on the Supreme Court

Here's How 6 Seattle Residents' Lives Will Change After the $15 Minimum Wage Hike{images}

The dark truth about American military power

The Food Gap Is Widening

Chip-and-PIN cards, coming soon (hopefully) to a U.S. bank near you. You’ll need them.

Swinging by the Neck

Why Do Americans Love to Blame Teachers?

Just "Thanks" to MIRT for the prompt action

The Truth-O-Meter Says: Conservative group says Jeanne Shaheen's wealth has 'surged' since '08 elect

Charlotte police arrest LGBT activist, drive him to three locations other than jail

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

Obama orders more troops to protect U.S. embassy in Baghdad

Washington Post’s publisher change marks end of era under family management

Appeals court grills Justice Dept. lawyer on ‘Orwellian’ NSA phone collection

The Poster Child For Global Warming Is Right Here In The US

Muslim Engineer Banned From Working At Nuclear Sites In France

Do you wish you had taken more naked/sexual pictures when you were younger

Louie Gohmert: Ban non-English speakers from schools because they ‘bring education down’

Family angry with Illinois police for going silent over gay man’s death during traffic stop

Statutory rape victim owes more than $15,000 in child support for daughter he fathered at 14

350 more troops assigned to US Embassy in Baghdad (Drip, Drip, Drip...)

Eruption of Yellowstone supervolcano could spell the end of the U.S.: geologists

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

X-ray reveals hidden mini tower inside statue of ancient Buddhist leader in Kyoto

Ancient Stonehenge mystery solved thanks to particularly dry summer: archaeologists

South Carolina teen sues DMV after being told to remove makeup

Midair reclining seat dispute causes yet another flight to be diverted

The Republicans: Freeloading off the political system for twenty years

ScienceDaily: Extinctions during human era one thousand times more than before

Fidel Castro compares NATO to Nazis, lashes out at ‘imperialist’ US

The Rude Pundit: Resisting the Urge to Burn It All Down

Professor: Being gay is like smoking, so charge LGBT people more for life insurance

Alpha up, men! The truth about "feminist theory"...

Russia has ‘severed’ partnership with Europe, says Germany

GOP congressman Michael Grimm to face tax-evasion trial on December 1

Does your cat or dog have itchy ears? Check this out:

Police "Desperately Outgunned" by Nonviolent Criminals, Obama Study Shows

Undeclared War: Putin's Covert Invasion of Eastern Ukraine

Rosneft President Igor Sechin: 'Russia Didn't Initiate the Ukraine Crisis'


Driver’s license lawsuit moves to federal court (link fixed)

A Lesson in White Privilege (video of my friend telling her story)

Failed Diplomacy: NATO Hardliners Push for Firmer Stance against Russia

Russia has ‘severed’ partnership with Europe, says Germany

NATO and South Korea

NATO attacks!

19 Months After Slashing Reporting Team, NYT Adds Climate Editor (Who Used To Interview CEOs)

How Washington made Islamic State

Gays to march in NYC Parade: Cardinal Dolan 2015 Grand Marshal

(S. Korea) Towards barracks reform

Ever sailed to 85N?

'Dear Darwish': A poetically and politically brave book

Confessions of a recovering Libertarian: How I escaped a world of Ron Paul hero worship

100 Years Since Martha, The Last Passenger Pigeon, Died In Cincinnati Zoo - 9/1/14

China, U.S. moving closer to viewing war as inevitable

If you think the NFL isn't homophobic,read this column by a veteran pro football sport's columnist:

Education reformers’ new craze: A war on summer vacation

Intelligence is the key: only fools will rush into Iraq

5 Crazy Things Said About Homosexuality This Week

NRC Issues Final Rule on Spent Fuel Storage, Ends Suspension of Licensing for Nuke Plants/Renewals

Phil Robertson offers to go kill ISIS himself

Well La-Dee-Dah: George P. Bush, On TX Campaign Trail, Acknowledges Reality Of Climate Change

The Foundation of Western Political Theory Is Shifting

Timothy A. Mousseau: "Fukushima Catastrophe and its Effects on Wildlife"

News from the Matrix, or How the United States Is Planning To Invade Crimea

Barack Obama’s Strategic Dilemma

Two more charter schools close abruptly, sending parents and students scrambling

Moody's: Rejection of Ballot Measure 1 'positive' for Alaska's credit

Statutory rape victim forced to pay child support

September storm drenches Fairbanks with more record rainfall

Wow, the cloud is the worst idea in tech history

Three Months Later They Admit: We Got Dosed During the May 25 Millstone Emergency Nuclear Shutdown

Scalia Once Pushed Death Penalty For Now-Exonerated Inmate Henry Lee McCollum

Bigger isn't alway better when it comes to energy in Alaska

It’s Past Time for WHO to Depathologize Homosexuality

White privilege?????

(Alaska) Revenue forecasts: 'Facts' used in oil tax debate may not be

CVS changes name, stops tobacco sales early

Glenn Beck: Hillary Clinton 'will be the next president'

Army: Robert Bales’ medical records to remain classified

Halliburton reaches $1B Gulf oil spill settlement

Maduro replaces Venezuela's longtime oil chief

$5B natural gas pipeline may run through Virginia

UN's Iran nuke probe stalls - again

The fabulous Freddie King was born on this date.

Video of George Galloway being beaten

Jennifer Lawrence -- Non-Selfie Nude Pics Create Legal Hurdle

Fort Bragg soldier's death Sunday under investigation

Allies to beef up NATO security

82nd Combat Aviation Brigade Kiowa squadron will be the last in the Army

Uncertainties don't hinder NC defense trade show

Human Rights Watch Daily Brief, 3 September 2014

Virginia Company No. 3 on Inc. 5000 List

I and my other LGBT Brothers and Sisters can march in the St. Patrick Day Parade!

'Java Juggs' owner pleads guilty to operating coffee-stand brothels

Venezuela rails against portrayal in US spy drama

Warming Gulf of Maine imperils lobster, fish catch

The eyes - wait for it to load completely

Maduro replaces Venezuela's longtime oil chief

Dollar General raises Family Dollar bid to $9.1 billion

Some fear auto industry returning to bad habits

How good is your memory ?

Middle East Time Bomb: The Real Aim of ISIS Is to Replace the Saud Family as the New Emirs of Arabia

Wow: "The New World Order"

Mapping the city’s poor and ‘near poor’ households

Texas grid operator predicts adequate fall, winter power supplies

"The Scream" American Style

Justice Department: Texas voter ID discriminatory

David Cameron warns of 'appeasing Putin as we did Hitler'

A Way Out for Ukraine and Russia

(Texas) 2 Groundwater Districts Share an Aquifer, Differ in Methods of Operation

Expert panel to warn of ‘dangerously hot’ subways

Atlantic: Tropical Depression Dolly ; Pacific: Tropical Storm Norbert

CVS Stops Tobacco Sales Today

(Delaware) Cash-short Guard's weekend drills canceled

Enhanced sharia techniques

President Obama Vows 'Justice Will Be Served' For American Reporters' Murders By IS Militants

Upstate New York News Thread Sept 3.

NATO coalition in Afghanistan shrinking

Obama Pledges To Defend Baltic Allies Against Russia

Russia-China Prove Cheap to Investors as Money Flows Rise

Wednesday Toon Roundup 1- Self-sustaining War

Damned religious fanatics

New York City's De Blasio Isn't Organizing Annual 9/11 Ceremony

Obama looks physically bad.

Wednesday Toon Roundup 2- Guns and Barbies

Wednesday Toon Roundup 3- The PIG party

Wednesday Toon Roundup 4- The Rest

Chris Lollie, Black man assaulted by police in St Paul interviewed

NYC Metro and LI news thread Sept 3.

Chrysler Leads Automakers Topping Sales Estimates in August

Ex-French First Lady Says Hollande Detests Poor in Tell-All Book

Study: More Religion Means Less Scientific Innovation

Time again for your musical dirty little secrets - post them here

Mayor de Blasio will endorse Gov. Cuomo’s running mate Kathy Hochul

We’re gonna need a bigger boat — Most vulnerable House members — Coakley’s 2010 redux?

abolish the death penalty

LGBT Group To March In NYC St. Patrick's Day Parade

PBS's 'American Experience' Turns to Indiegogo for 'Last Days in Vietnam' Story Project

Mickey and Friends Road Rage

Philadelphia police putting homeowners on the street

Just added to the DU Lounge Listening Library

Rachel Maddow - Jury weighs key disparities in McDonnell case

Zephyr Teachout Debated An Empty Chair on NY1 Last Night

If you vote for a democrat, it's almost treasonous...

Clean CR, Sequestration Hopes: Fall Hill Predictions

Global drive to stop jihadis going to Syria, Iraq

New York's Shield Law Protects Reporter from Subpoena

Michigan man who shot Renisha McBride on porch gets 17-32 years

Pension Tax Bites Michigan’s Snyder in Re-Election Bid

Pension Tax Bites Michigan’s Snyder in Re-Election Bid

Our voters better wake up - 2014 should be looked at as a McConnell-Obama Presidential election

Rachel Maddow - Debunction Junction: Eastern European edition

Rachel Maddow - US sending 350 more troops to Baghdad embassy

When did Vanity Fair get all gritty, in a precious sort of way

Rachel Maddow - Terrorism is a form of provocation

Wu: De Blasio serving as ‘accomplice’ to Hochul

Scott Brown: Out-Of-State Supporters Should Come Vote For Me Anyway

Cops: Gun Range Claimed Uzi Release Forms 'Were Blown Away By The Wind'

Is this responsible or too extreme?

Pic Of The Moment: You've Really Been Reduced To THIS?

More WND craziness: ALS ice-bucket challenge is a "Satanic ritual..."

We… Will… We… Will… Rock You!

Humanist Chaplaincies Around the Country Have Created a Group Blog and Are Looking for Writers

#WeAreAllHuman - Religious Leaders In London Hold Multifaith Protest Against ISIS

Political Wire story on Martin O'Malley:

The Forsaken: A Rising Number of Homeless Gay Teens Are Being Cast Out by Religious Families

Duck Dynasty’s Robertson and ISIS: Both will kill you if you don’t convert to their religion.

American Jewish groups deplore 'unilateralism' only when it comes from Abbas

Scalia Once Pushed Death Penalty For Now-Exonerated Inmate Henry Lee McCollum

New Security Barriers Installed On Brooklyn Bridge To Prevent Trespassing

Time To Pay Congress Per Diem For ONLY Time They Are In Session On The Floor

How Are People on General Assistance Supposed to get California IDs?

Catholic teacher rapped for telling pupils they can skip religion classes

Biggest "surprises" in the world today.

NYSUT’s Magee: Use Surplus To Help Poor Schools

Lawmakers to Obama: Hit ISIS

Ex-French First Lady Says Hollande Detests Poor in Tell-All Book

Prisoner hospitalized after being tortured in Israeli jail

Religion pops up where I least expect it...

headphones with fantastic battery life, need recommendations

France puts Mistral warship delivery to Russia on hold

'Worse Than Anything Seen in 2,000 Years' as Megadrought Threatens Western States

Andy Borowitz - Used Tool Purchased for $1.8 Million

Bernard Madoff's son Andrew dies after long battle with cancer

Used bed pillows

Steven Sotloff Held Israeli Citizenship, But ISIS Apparently Didn't Know About It

well today has been a good day

Archbishop Of Canterbury Joins Jewish And Muslim Faith Leaders To Declare #WeAreAllHuman

Homeland! Homeland! Homeland!

Has anyone come up with a GPS that would help blind people?

Cat and owner eat corn on the cob.

The Illusion Of Safety For LGBTQ People Of Color - Victoria Law Discusses

18 animal best friends.

Having Manning on your side.

How the US Made ISIS: Their Videos and Ours, Their "Caliphate" and Ours

Obama giving a speech in Estonia...

Charles P. Pierce - For the Benefit of Mr. Paul

Dolan OK with gay groups in St. Patrick's parade

Schneiderman: Pharmacies should follow CVS and stop selling smokes

Russian stocks rise following ceasefire announcement

Fight brewing over liver donation

Joan Rivers "moved out of intensive care," being "kept comfortable

Greeting from DU from Russia.

What Does "Destroying" ISIS Really Mean?

Why is ISIS doing this?

Bush called him "Pootie-poot"

The unstoppable TI-84 Plus: How an outdated calculator still holds a monopoly on classrooms

Victor Stenger, atheism’s ‘fifth horseman,’ is dead

Sick Days on the Way to Governor’s Desk

Sick Days on the Way to Governor’s Desk

After atheists asked, Tufts creates first university-funded Humanist position

Selfies! Everyone's taking them. Even the Dude.

De Blasio, Mark-Viverito For Hochul

BREAKING: Federal Judge Upholds Louisiana's Ban On Same-Sex Marriage

The 3rd Progressive Period - Civil Rights, the Great Society, Medicare - Excerpt from my book

He wasn't just funny. He was fun

Suspect Almost Evades Police, Gets Busted After Stopping to Pet Kittens

Abortion provider soon to reopen on Texas border

World Of Warcraft Wedding Was A Cosplay Extravaganza

Stupid Cowboys are Making me Not Hate Them, Damn Them!

Buffalo Zoo polar bear breaks leg in fall

Comcast buys Rahm Emanuel off for $100K

Teachout endorses Paula's Law


Ukraine rebels: Just some good ol' boys, never meanin' no harm?

D.C. Prepares For Growth In Family Homelessness This Winter

How amazing is this? Mo'ne Davis gave LA Dodgers’ Yasiel Puig HER autograph....

Russell Brand: "When I was poor and I complained ..."

NIH finally makes good with Henrietta Lacks' family -- and it's about time, ethicist says

97 of the nation's 100 poorest counties are in Republican states

Mayor de Blasio calls lifting of St. Pat's Parade gay restrictions 'progress' - but won't...


Columbia University Student Will Drag Her Mattress Around Campus Until Her Rapist Is Gone

Artists pay Tribute to Robin Williams

Dramatic Photos of California's Historic Drought

New law makes it possible to literally shoot oneself in the foot!

Mysterious Fake Cellphone Towers Are Intercepting Calls All Over The US

Well, lookie here. Guess who supports strict gun control.

Bang Those War Drums! Biden's warning to ISIS militants: 'We will follow them to the gates of hell'

EU source: Gaza reconstruction aid is ‘made in Israel’

Papantonio: U.S. Actions Helped Build ISIS

Charles G. Thalhimer Sr., former Thalhimers leader, dies

Where American Teens Were Abused in the Name of God. Newsweek.

Tropical Storms Dolly and Norbert look like they're about to embrace

No skin thick enough: The daily harassment of women in the game industry

Poll: 89% Of Illegal Immigrants Would Prefer Path To Corporate Status

Jersey Mike's Subs....?

A Muslim inmate's beard isn't a security risk. It's his constitutional right

The Rude Pundit - When It Comes to Hacking, What's the Line Between Heroic and Criminal?

Michael Savage has jumped on the bandwagon...

Pope Francis To Iraqi Christians: You Are The Heart Of The Church

Florida Man is back!

Michael Savage: Pres. Obama wants a war against white people

Diana Durand pleads guilty to making illegal contributions to GOP Rep. Michael Grimm's 2010 campaign

Rand Paul’s flip-flop nightmare: “Non-interventionist” now backs war in the Middle East

Article on various hot PA. state senate races

Why a Tennessee town has the fastest internet (BBC)

Revert green light for new West Bank settlement, Kerry tells Netanyahu

eBay "glitch" stalls auction giant as of 1:58PM Wednesday

Abbott Bases His Thinking and Speaking on the Lies of James O'Keefe-Convicted Criminal

Study: More Religion Means Less Scientific Innovation (Mother Jones)

Some reasons why Obama's Calif. Popularity is only 45%

Cuomo on Debates: Do As I Say…

Are You Lonesome Tonight?

Italy's far-right: from pro-Russian Crimean referendum "monitors" to North Korea admirers

Lions and tigers and bears (and ISIS), oh my!

UMW endorses Tennant at Labor Day rally

Libyan Islamist Rebels Pose With Planes Seized From Tripoli Airport

12 Types of Runners in GIFs— Which One Are You?

Mark Begich (D-AK) pulls brutal attack ad after backlash

Tomorrow, Thousands of Workers Fight Wage Theft With Civil Disobedience

Stephen Hawking Is Terrified Of An Alien Invasion, And The Reason Makes Nothing But Sense

Tim Eyman wants $2.2 million for statewide initiative to repeal $15/hour minimum wage

Fractivists winning in WNC (+ up-coming events)


McCain: “Thank God for the Saudis and Prince Bandar" who lavished funding to make ISIS "unstoppable"

Challenging the architect of the shut down.

Fox News Panel: Rape Victims Need To Take ‘Personal Responsibility’ For Drinking Too Much

Andrew H. Madoff, son of convicted financier, dies at 48

Obama Makes Bushism the New Normal

Luckovich toon: The right to voyeur

Facebook is Down

The Rock confirmed as Black Adam in New Line’s ‘Shazam’

Papantonio: The Dark Reign of King Oil

Michael Savage: Obama Wants To 'Mow Down' Evil White Crackers, 'Fight A War Against White People'

Well, at least you wouldn't have to worry about vampires...

Best workout movie montage ever!

The Eternal Struggle

Elcomsoft iOS Forensic Toolkit (The Police Tool That Pervs Use to Steal Nude Pics )

Tesla will build battery 'Gigafactory' in Nevada

Rafael Cruz: The ‘Average Black’ Doesn’t Understand Why The Minimum Wage Is Bad

I was disappointed in the Gardein Fishless Filets.

Rapists now have a drink named for them

Hagel: Suicide Prevention Means Watching Out for Each Other

Juvenile court: Michael Brown had no serious felony convictions, did not face felony charges

I think my Leopard frog is a sentient being.

Davis agrees to Sept. 30 debate

Janice Crouse: sex outside of marriage makes you want to kill yourself

It's a hump day video. Literally.

$5B, 550-mile natural gas pipeline to start in Harrison County

What is a coward?

Elite media don’t see Human Rights Watch’s closeness to power as a problem

Ferrets stuck in toilet paper tubes.

Joan Rivers moved from Intensive Care to private room

Evil billionaires have feelings, too

What's for Dinner, Wed., Sept. 3, 2014

Austin Police Department Faces Tough Questions at Community Forum

On the first day Primary School Science Teacher Kelly Hoffmaster wanted to get her students thinking

Some reasons why Obama's Calif. Popularity is only 45%

5'5" female Federal Marshal takes down 6'4" male who grabbed her ass while she was jogging.

A Huge Abortion Win in Texas

What's new?

WATCH: Mandy Patinkin wants Netanyahu's job

Meet the Sewer Fishing King of Katy, Texas

Idiot warning: Old "death panel" satire from January is now being circulated as fact.

State to provide locals with more info on unidentified bodies

Remembering writer and suffragette Eleanor Kirk

'Sovereign Citizens' Have Wacky New Plot To Take Over Government: Their Own Grand Juries!

Abbott Education Plan: Insider Deals & Donor Favors

Eric Cantor Now Wall Street Banker with $2 Million Salary

East Hampton Democrats endorse Zephyr Teachout and Tim Wu

Pastor Demands Library 'Purge' Vampire Books: Dangerous for Kids

Why Are So Many Women Dying From Ebola?

Apple iCloud security exploit is a concern, experts say

Poll: Brooklyn Is New York City’s Coolest Borough

President Obama is the first POTUS, in office, to visit Wales

Kazakhstan is latest Russian neighbour to feel Putin's chilly nationalist rhetoric

How do we know when the festivities have ended?

Meanwhile, on the Right... "Impeach Obama for not having past girlfriends!"

If you care....Ryder cup uniforms are unveiled

United States Counterterrorism Chief Says Islamic State Is Not Planning an Attack on the U.S.

CO Senate race: Gardner panders badly. (OTC contraception)

When did Phil Robertson become a foreign policy expert

Over 950 organizations commit to the People’s Climate March

Trading classrooms for campaign trails: When professors run for office.

Finally, a totally honest politician: Gil Fulbright for U.S. Senate from KY:

Wisconsin environmental group urges state to reject Smart Sand application

How to Exalt the Deaths of James Foley and Steven Sotloff

Coming on September 17 – Rolling Jubilee Debt Buy #4

CHART: Wage Theft (by Bosses) More Than Doubles Actual Theft (by Robbers) in Kentucky

War Machine appears in court (32 felony charges)

CHART: Wage Theft (by Bosses) More Than Doubles Actual Theft (by Robbers) in Kentucky

Maybe we just need to accept that believers and atheists have different ways of disagreeing...

Tom The Dancing Bug TOON: A Special Message for African Americans

Texas abortion provider to reopen after court lifts restrictions

Big Shocker - Half of Future trades in Chicago are actually "Wash" trades

We make too much shit illegal in this country. We need fewer laws an fewer cops.

Salon: The crisis of “bad feminism” is worse than you think

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Mysterious mushroom-shaped sea creature defies classification

Plunge in kindergartners' vaccination rate worries health officials

The Democrats’ Brilliant Idea for How to Stop Unnecessary Abortion Clinic Regulations

These Kittens Massaging Each Other Will Be The Cutest Thing You’ll See All Day

Joe Scarborough scolds GOP for potshots against President Obama's Ukraine/ISIS policies

"Convert them or kill them"? With that philosophy, you should JOIN them!

Sorry, Venezuela haters: this economy is not the Greece of Latin America

McDonalds Goes Upscale with its new venture, La Maison McCafé

People With Down Syndrome Are Pioneers In Alzheimer's Research

WTF ...133

Strike Debt! You are not a loan.

Sea monsters and devoured jobs are sinking shrimp harvesters four years after the BP blowout

The Volcano Room @ Cumberland Caverns -McMinnville, Tennessee

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Democrat Chad Taylor withdraws from U.S. Senate race in Kansas

Udall: Gardner bill would have punished abortion providers more than rapists

Looking for a graphic (average wage, expenses) posted a few days ago

"The solution to fixing dysfunction in Congress"

What are your local police like?


Evolutionists Flock To Darwin-Shaped Wall Stain

Uribe’s former security chief confesses to ripping off state, denies drug links (Colombia)

Teen sues DMV after being told to remove makeup

Are there any Montana members besides me?

Democrat Chad Taylor drops out of U.S. Senate race against Pat Roberts, Greg Orman

USS Shenandoah destroyed in midwestern storm 89 years ago today

(S.D.)-Former Senate Candidate To Stand Trial In September

Scalia Once Pushed For Death Penalty For Now-Exonerated Inmate Henry Lee McCollum

For everyone out there driven to distraction by DINOs, Blue Dog Democrats, and . . .

Do you agree with Vice President Biden the United States should "pursue Isis to the gates of Hell"

Biden: US will follow ISIS to the gates of hell

Ahhhh! There's nothing quite like a butt pillow!

"The Masked Avengers" How Anonymous incited online vigilantism from Tunisia to Ferguson

In Defense of the Pumpkin Spice Latte

There Will Be 13 Candidates On The Ballot In November Who Want To Seize Or Sell Off Public Lands

Faux Newz: Rape Victims Have A 'Personal Responsibility' To Prevent Their Own Rape

The yearnings that burn in every human heart: dignity, justice and democracy

Rastrojos threaten Cali union leaders

Canadian beekeepers sue Bayer, Syngenta over neonicotinoid pesticides

One Helluva Post (Reposted as a Challenge for BOG Members to Add More to It)

Paramilitaries activity escalates in Colombia’s northern regions

Astronomers discover that our galaxy is a suburb of a supercluster of 100,000 large galaxies

Superclusters, this is quite beautiful

Colombian narcos sending bio-chemists to Guatemala to set up drug labs

Rally for Erin McClelland (PA-12) tomorrow:

Guatemala bishop's killer ran alleged jail empire

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