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Archives: September 7, 2014

To show us how powerful advetising is...Can you finish this Jingle?

The Pentagon Is Giving Grenade Launchers to Campus Police

Favorite Animal Show from the first 20 years of TV....

Rookies Sammy Watkins, Kyle Fuller face off against each other

Nestlé and other companies can be sued for overseas child slave labor, court rules

My wife (Jen) is in New York right now until Tuesday.

Ayn Rand had it Bass Ackwards. The Rich are NOT the "makers". The rich are the TAKERS!

The fastest first score EVAH!

self delete

Mike Malloy - 7 Year Old Hit In The Chest At Shooting Range

Mike Malloy - Eric Cantor Cashes In On Wall Street

On Hillary Clinton and Henry Kissinger, a cost benefit analysis.

RIP, Aunt Betty

Artists and their pets

Mitsubishi halts Venezuela plant due to imports snag: union

"The officers… were on the scene for just two minutes before tasering the (8 YO) youth."

EMAIL: The Truth Behind FEMA Camps

Has anyone's dog ever eaten a piece of garlic bread?

Navratilova proposes on big screen at U.S. OPEN

"My Atheist Refrain. I Laugh at our Portrayal. With Fear."

Another factoid that jumped out of an article today ...

What are you doing right now, 9/6/14, 9:25pm EST?

Dr. Housing Bubble 09/05/2014

The Post Office has said it will no longer stop US citizens from applying for a cash Isa

Paul Krugman / The Medicare miracle

We are going to war in Iraq and Syria, and yet DU is strangely quiet about it.

Deer snarl traffic on Golden Gate Bridge

Raccoons have very expressive faces.

Billionaire Ken Langone vs Pope Francis: Fat wallet, thin skin

Calif. secretary of state fighting 'debilitating' depression, living in trailer park

Guest Lineups For The Sunday News Shows

The Obamacare News That Republicans Don’t Want You To Hear About

The Les Paul Show

WORLD EXCLUSIVE: Jack the Ripper unmasked: How amateur sleuth used DNA breakthrough to identify

"The broken promise of biblical ‘inerrancy’"

The Koch Brothers have funded 44,000 ads in the 2014 election

This Is the Only Comment I'll Make About Gov. McDonnell

It's alright, I'm a friend.

As Crises Pile Up, a President Sticks to His Deliberative Approach

The PPM. The personal people meter.

Excellent, the first catch of the day

"Cafeteria Jew?"

The greatest threat to the modern GOP...

Cross post from GD. Get money out of politics.

Look for more FRS pension changes if Rick Scott wins.

TCM Schedule for Tuesday, September 9: The Projected Image: The Jewish Experience on Film

TCM Schedule for Wednesday, September 10: Star of the Month: Melvyn Douglas

Yes Scotland Scottish weather forecaster loses it live on air

It took SIX YEARS for this Limbaugh affiliate to figure out "Rush Radio" has a dirty word.

Help. My most often used links to websites got erased somehow. I can't get

The proportion of Gaza’s children who were killed should shock conscience of weapons-suppliers

Cops Caught Lying to The Judge

Gun-toting border militia terrifies smugglers — who turn out to be bat-counting biologists

Do "Country Club" prisons exist?

Why do some alerts disappear entirely with no jury verdict or response?

For DU..For Good Times and Bad Times...Keep Smiling~ Keep Shining

Labor History: The First Factory Strike

Labor History: The First Factory Strike

WTF ...144

Apparent shelling heard outside Ukrainian port

Detained American in North Korea gets trial date

1,500-year-old Papyrus the Last Supper gives valuable insight into Christianity

does this make me bad?

Is the Carcheck buy back protection legit?

Man upset when he realizes he bought cocaine instead of heroin

Kevin Sorbo's Message To Jews: 'News Bulletin: You Did Kill Jesus'

Have you ever been a victim of police misconduct?

Cherries Waffles Tennis arrested in Florida

Polar bear dubbed world's loneliest animal finds friendship at last - with stray cat

Catholic school students first in Ireland to march in gay pride parade

Bridge Fire more than half contained, evacuation order lifted

Perdue says 95 percent of its birds will never be treated with the controversial drugs

Stop and seize: Aggressive police take hundreds of millions of dollars from motorists...

Mexican Immigrant Found Hanged in U.S. Detention Center

Mexican Immigrant Found Hanged in U.S. Detention Center

Foreign Powers Buy Influence at Think Tanks.

From A Barber, On Bad Haircuts, How To Avoid Them.

Bush-Era Dragnet Memos Show 'Virtually Unlimited' Presidential Power

WTF ...145

The phantom menace of militant atheism

Intercept: LA Times Journalist Cleared Articles With CIA Before Publishing

My Fellow Loungers, I need your vote in an internet poll....

Breaking: Official: US military aircraft begin strikes on Islamic State militants near Haditha Dam

Mark Udall, Cory Gardner spar in first U.S. Senate debate

Iranian nuclear R&D centre 'visited by UN inspectors'

Baby Love

How a German soldier-artist saved Dutch Jews from the Nazis

Frank Rich: Obama's Foreign Policy Critics Are Wrong

How Will Humans Meet Their End? 5 Cosmic Risks

Pyramids of Giza as seen from the ISS, Astronaut Reid Wiseman

Pyramids of Giza as seen from the ISS, Astronaut Reid Wiseman

Russia Moves Tactical Nukes Closer to NATO. Gulp.

Detroit's Under-Funded Fire Departments Use a Soda Can For a Fire Alarm

The Stubborn "Nail Houses" That Refuse to Get Demolished

I can't afford insurance under ACA already, because of our "governor".

Launch all-out blitz on jihadists, says Kissinger

Dehiring at University of Illinois threatens tomorrow’s scholars

YES WE CAN! Sen. Sanders calls for wealth tax at AFL-CIO convention

Sorry, Republicans: We know exactly 'what Reagan would do' about ISIS

Guatemala: The Maya

Dear David Brooks: A Beheading Is a Beheading Is a Beheading

Civilians Killed in Airstrikes in Iraq; 72 Killed, 8 Newborns, 27 Wounded

Religious Sites Carry More Malware Than Porn Sites, Security Firm Reports

Panama Canal expansion dredges up historical treasures

Panama Canal expansion dredges up historical treasures

When I see things like this, I sorely miss MFM.

Judge orders Fla. Gov. Rick Scott to stop fighting request for records

My Dinner With the 1 Percent: The Fight for Higher Wages Means Confronting the Greed of the Rich

Protest group disables pumps at Chevron stations

Protest group disables pumps at Chevron stations

The Rolling Stones appreciation thread

Looking forward to WNBA game on ABC tomorrow

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) I Dream Of Grumpy Edition

UK Hate Preacher Anjem Choudary Endorses ISIS

More Killed by Toddlers Than Terrorists in U.S.

Obama Renews US Embargo on Cuba

Continuation of the National Emergency Letter

Fun words

As the World Burns, Our Political Class Whoops It Up with the Plutocracy


Just when you thought that it was safe to go out in public, here comes another MODERN PROBLEMS

7 Asinine Right-Wing Moments This Week: Celebrities Get As Vile As Politicians

The Horror and Inhumanity of Solitary Confinement

"Hold still, you fool. Or prepare to behold my righteous wrath!"

"Just remember, baby, it don't get any better than this. Sit back and enjoy the ride."

Catching up with Bernie and Phil-today's Non-Sequitur

Noam Chomsky on One of America's Ugliest Chapters in Its History

Why the 1 Percent Absolutely Has No Clue About the Need to Raise Wages

The 20 Most Influential Billionaires Behind The Scenes Of US Politics {IMAGES}

…And some wonder why black people won't trust the police.

Ferguson is not the only city facing challenges. Johnathon Kozol wrote a booK:

Sharing is caring...

Christian website calls for violence against all Muslims in the USA

Issue with Alert on "protected" group.

Jury decisions

Oil Is Back! A Global Warming President Presides Over a Drill-Baby-Drill United States

Scottish referendum: Shock new poll says Scots set to vote for independence

Civilian killed in Ukraine shelling despite truce

Photo of the Day

Does this sound familiar?

Ohio State Buckeyes

Republican Official Says Gays Should Be Purged From GOP, Blames Homosexuality On Satan

Terrorist Leader Says Goal is to Bankrupt the US by Luring it into War in Iraq

A truely horrific statistic that I hope isn't true in regards to gay kids

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

Hoo-ray for Drew Carey - He's donating $10,000 to help find teens responsible for horrible prank

Dank was given 1 hour at the kill shelter....

Scientists Transmit Thoughts from one Brain to Another

Mike Malloy - Federal Judge Rules BP Acted With Gross Negligence

The libertarian-streaked primary of Zephyr Teachout

In Review, HRC praise Kissinger, Calls him a friend. .

'Toddus Interruptus' thinks he's making his bones in his exclusive interview with President Obama

37 years ago today: Torrijos–Carter Treaties signed (Panama Canal)

this is post number............

Private memorial service for Joan Rivers to be held Sunday

Big Ten Football is a ...

Shobi's Table Is The Free Food Truck Ministry That Every City Needs

100 years ago today.

Simple Living in History

Umpire banned from officiating church cricket match because religious ancestor could make him biased

Anthony Watts Drifts Into Paranoia About Silhouettes On Climate Website - It's A CONSPIRACY!!!

More Police Will Never Be a Solution to Black America’s Woes

How Russia/Putin really feels about Nazis

NE Supreme Court Digs Into Keystone: Did Governor Exceed His Authority In Approving Route?

How the Government Created ‘Stop-and-Frisk for Latinos’

Eastern Pacific Blue Whales Near Historic Population Totals

Kumbh Mela, World's Largest Religious Festival, Comes Alive With Human Stories In New Documentary

Dear Mr. Obama, Mr. Biden and Prime Minister David Cameron of the United Kingdom: before you launch

Martin Scorsese To Direct 'Silence', Movie About Jesuit Mission To 17th-Century Japan

CHFuck Todd's "job" doesn't require him to differentiate between lies and facts,

A whole new meaning to "highway robbery"

all you need to know about the 'new' meet the press

Robert Reich on foreign corporations funding American campaigns and "think tanks"

Why Texans Dress Like Cowboys

Any feedback on BasicTalk or Vonage phone systems?

Obama to give speech Wednesday on Islamic State

Do you agree with Elizabeth Warren that destroying ISIS should be our number one priority?

New Fuji X-t1 image leaked.

Nilsson - Jump Into The Fire

President Obama Hammers Republicans In Congress For Having No Common Sense

Really - A Commercial For Koch Industries On Meet The Press?......

Guess what?

When did 'aspiration' become a dirty word? When they sprayed it gold…

Mitt Romney Insists 'My Time Has Come And Gone

Sam GREENback

"The fragile and faltering state of American democracy" -- William Greider (The Nation)

Chuck Todd/NBC shameless, manipulative, editorializing, bullshit.

Buying a used car knowing there is a "service campaign"

West of the Moon, East of the Sun

Repugs beat the voter fraud horse in advance of the November election

Fed Survey of Consumer Finances Shows Americans Understand Their Lousy Economic Condition

Hillary Reviews Kissinger's Book

My conversation with a socialist

Upstate New York News Thread Sept 7.

America is home to more dollar stores than McDonald’s

For those of you wondering why they didn't use Planned Parenthood for their abortion

The Big Bang Is Hard Science. It Is Also a Creation Story.

The Unique Merger That Made You

I think Obama putting off immigration reform after the midterms is going to be

Professor Richard Wolff: "Our economic system is the problem."

From Bad to Worse With Ebola

Hello from Pennsylvania

Burns considers fracking ban

US to help Georgia boost its defenses

unless we GOTV, and especially with regard to women and minorities, we will have trouble retaining

Report: Feds get court order for GOP Rep. Michael Grimm's state tax returns

The Truth About Immigration | Mickey Z.

Remembering Shays’ Rebellion | Mickey Z.

Busybody Nation | James Howard Kunstler

The Population Implosion | John Michael Greer

Winners and Losers in Gaza: On Victory and False Victory | Ramzy Baroud

Joe Soucheray- only the leisurely take the Green Line LRT ( & apparently public transit in general)

Dark Age America: The Cauldron of Nations | John Michael Greer

The Other 9/11 | Mickey Z.

Democrats in NC start out of the box fast in first day mail in voting

The Lies of Empire | Philip A. Farruggio

Families in B.C. organize to support teachers

Families in B.C. organize to support teachers

Romney: I would have done a better job than Obama

Steve Jobs was 'central figure' in Silicon Valley hiring case, judge says

Latino workers and the future of labor

Latino workers and the future of labor

81-year-old McDonald's worker Jose arrested during peaceful protest in Time Square, NYC

Salary and benefits

Supergirl TV show on the way?

The phantom menace of militant atheism

Nice Fictional Account Of How The American Empire Might Finally End Over Oil - Worth The Read

Lots of new polls today - Grimes slipping

Bill Moyers conversation with Elizabeth Warren.

Hillary Clinton to decide on 2016 presidential run around end of year

Time to polish the knob.

Stars, fans pay respects to Joan Rivers

Texas School Funding Finance Court Decision and Candidate Responses.

You gotta love Canada...

What's for Dinner, Sun., Sept. 7, 2014

Dkos: Dems start fast out of the box: NC mail-in voting starts

Did Israel Execute Jihadists in Gaza?

My account status says "recurring payment" but I'm not a star member...

Arab League To Back Iraqi-U.S. Campaign Against Islamic State: Sources

Hawks Owner Bruce Levenson To Sell Team After Telling NBA About Racially Charged 2012 Email

Call in to Speak with Alan Grayson Tuesday Night!

500 yrs. of Women's faces thru the artist's eyes

Arrests after possible gay wedding in Egypt

Chucky gets a brand new mic

A number of my issues with the brand of Feminism on DU

Hazardous labor, 12-hour shifts, for children in US Tobacco fields.

More Angelenos Are Becoming Street Vendors Amid Weak Economy

Redactions in U.S. Memo Leave Doubts on Data Surveillance Program

Queens Gravedigger Rescued From Burial Plot Recovering

Is the Boycott Movement Anti-Semitic?

Godzilla 2014 Sequel And Pacific Rim 2 To Set Up Crossover Movie

Bitch please

Made from a single piece of quartz crystal mionian bowl

***September contest comments***

What major illegal program is the NSA still hiding? Any informed guesses?

Monkey study: Ebola vaccine works, needs booster

Derek Jeter honored in ceremony at Yankee Stadium

Koch Brothers Responsible for almost 10% of TV Campaign Ads So Far this Year

"One day, son, all of this will be yours..."

This Changes Everything: Capitalism Vs. The Climate

NYC Metro and LI news thread Sept 7.

September photo contest


Scott tries to paint himself green

Wedding vows open new chapter in 72-year relationship

Big Ten

Stressful commute

Rebuilt 18th century ship tests French waters

Sidestepping Ukraine’s ‘N-Word’ for Nazi

My two favorite NFL teams are The Detroit Lions and any other team that plays the Cowboys

This one issue is why Dems. will lose the Senate..

Chucky gets a brand new mic

"A Loving Future" PAC Works to Re-elect Kay Hagan in NC

President Obama makes his policy against ISIS clearer - even to a rude moderater

Leading Anti-Marijuana Academics Are Paid By Painkiller Drug Companies


Oprah Will Have Another Chance to Buy an NBA Team

Fed Survey of Consumer Finances Shows Americans Understand Their Lousy Economic Condition

Palestinians clash with E. Jerusalem police after teen's death

We have a new family member!

Basically, they hate Obama more than they love America...

UN: 1500 new orphans as a result of Israeli war

Mass protests in Egypt against worsening living conditions and power outages

Heinous ASL prank moves Drew Carey to donate 10,000 reward for catching pranksters

Front page trending NOW!!!

Front page trending NOW!!!

WTF ...146

WTF ...147

There was a DEER in the back yard

WTF ...148

Drew Carey Offers $10K For Reward To Find Horriffic ALS Ice Bucket Pranksters Who Duped Autistic Kid

Calif's Prop 45 will help keep insurance premiums lower.

The New Racism

Istanbul Store Bans Entry to ‘Jew Dogs’

No surprise: The comments are in on Chuck Todd and MTP and they are not good.

Mike Malloy - Revolt At Molly´s School (A talk between father and

CBS News - On the Road: Ohio boy pays it forward with found fortune

Obama is preparing the country to go back to war:

No Shit ...1

No Shit ...2

So, the old Mitt thinks that

Owl of Minerva's View: ISIS and Our Times

White Privilege is real and Slavery was EVIL!!!

Time To Bust the Prostitution Ring in D.C. and Texas

Time To Bust the Prostitution Ring in D.C. and Texas

Vote Republican if you hate your children.

If Police Come To Your Door Without a Warrant, Shut Them Down Like This Guy

No Shit ...3

Avatar test.

NEVER MIND re: I lost the bi-annual Pats-'Phins avatar bet to trumad

Obama to announce new war on Wednesday

CBS News - On the Road: Ohio boy pays it forward with found fortune

If you oppose Obama from the right, If you oppose Clinton, from the right

What do I do to dispose of personal care products?

Citizens United James Bopp vs. Move To Amend David Cobb-Former Green Party Preisdential Candidate

Falcons BABY!!

US Open Ladies Final

Israel's very own tunnels of dread in Jerusalem

Former Republican Congressman Tells Obama: Get Out Of Office Or Face ‘Armed Rebellion’ (Video)

On Golan, Israelis grab a front-row seat to the war in Syria

Just saw a Tillis commercial while watching the Panthers play Tampa Bay

Obama admits golfing amid crisis was a mistake

One of many negative comments on the Toady debut of MTP...LOL

It Ain't the Meat, It's the Promotion

Why John McCain Should be Ignored: Cafferty and Zakaria Destroy Sarah Palin

Saudi Arabia: Scheduled beheading reflects authorities’ callous disregard to human rights

9/11 museum shows SEAL's shirt from bin Laden raid

In Fact Obama Does Have an ISIS Strategy, and it Involves Iran


Atlanta Hawks owner Bruce Levenson to sell team after racist email

Elizabeth Warren on Bill Moyers

The Socialist Alternative to a World of Injustice

Vladimir Putin’s 'unacceptable’ action in Ukraine was predictable and provoked

How To Handle An Illegal Traffic Stop "I Don't Answer Questions"

The Huffington Psst...

Phone Banking for the election opportunity

Can you believe what my profile says? 9525 or so posts in 90 days? really?

Book Review with additional commmentary, Michael Wolraich, Unreasonable Men.

Researchers reel from defunding of only UC-owned observatory

How Memorizing “$19.05” Can Help You Outsmart the MTA

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Monday, 8 September 2014

My Best Man in 1974 was

McDonnell to Lose Pension

A practical understanding of "reasonable suspicion" & "probable cause".

Patton Oswalt on the leaked photo scandal

How can you tell the New War is BS? Because if you tried to pass a war tax in Congress,

For Israel, the beginning of wisdom is to admit its mistakes

Boy in Spain with brain tumor being readied to fly

Small meteorite strikes Nicaragua, government says

Ukraine: It was Putin's plan all along.

Jimmy John’s workers launch viral campaign for paid sick days

Israel announced its biggest land grab in the West Bank since the 1980s

House-Sized Asteroid Sails Past Earth

Margaret Atwood fans: don't wait up for new story... ;)

When offensive racial stereotypes are presented as "hard truths," I think it's pretty clear

Unidentified Respiratory Virus Likely to Hit Kids Across Country

Polls Show Path Of Least Resistance To GOP Majority

Minnesota fast food workers take part in nationwide strike

Al-Qaeda suspects were brought to the 'point of death' during 'real torture' by CIA

ok this is odd for du.

OMG - If the color of Jesus' skin matters, then...

Serena Williams beats Caroline Wozniacki for Open title

Steve Bell on Binyamin Netanyahu and Vladimir Putin – cartoon

Hello fram a new SoCal resident. Brief intro

'Internet Slowdown' is Coming, Warn Groups

Employees, Customer Assaulted Outside Kroger Gang Violence

The Illusion Of A Dream

AP NCAA Football Poll 9/7/14

Buchanan(makes sense on this one): War Drums Along the Potomac

My father died. I have to liquidate his house.

Low-wage workers have more education than they did in 1968 but they make less

Death Of Israeli Child Reveals Netanyahu's Hypocrisy

What are you reading the week of September 7th, 2014?

CopWatch Ferguson

"Historic Long Island Flash Flooding - August 12-13, 2014"

Palestinian president urges Hamas to yield power

Finally, Wall Street gets put on trial....a truly remarkable Salon article

On correlation, causation, and the "real" cause of autism.

Did Kissinger Endorse Clinton For President? Almost.

(sigh) If you don't want to wind up like me....

How Chinese Millionaires Are Buying Their Way Out of China

Bees at the Brink: Fields of green are a desert for bees

I had a dream...

Leading Israeli Human Rights Group To Stop Cooperating With IDF

Atheist Orthodox Rabbi – for a Lifetime

The new (religious) face of civil disobedience