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Archives: December 4, 2015

Jon Stewart shames Mitch McConnell for blocking 9/11 first responders healthcare bill

OPEC likely won't move to boost oil price amid infighting

J.P. Morgan, Goldman Sachs among ‘too-big-to-fail’ U.S. banks downgraded by S&P

Officer convicted of assault for pointing gun at civilian’s face

“I’ve had enough:” Oak Creek Mayor Steve Scaffidi pens editorial following mass shooting in Californ

Game of Thrones - season 6 teaser is out

TYT: San Bernardino Shooting

A silent thread for the 12,235 gun deaths in America this year as of 12-3

So...we fell for this hoax.

Downtown Orlando is getting a cat cafe

Republican Senators Introduce Amendment To Stop GOP From Defunding Planned Parenthood

SF Cops Complain that the City’s Body Camera Policy Treats Them Like Criminals

SF Cops Complain that the City’s Body Camera Policy Treats Them Like Criminals (xpost from GD)

Tie One On, at Our House

If an open carry or concealed carry person is shot on sight

2015 Horse Racing - Jim Rome's champion, Shared Belief, dies after colic surgery....

Sen. Sanders joined with his Democratic colleagues:Too Many Tragedies (video)

A visual too good not to share here.

Mr. Cheney's "oh" puss...

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard: Turkey has not been standing with the US against ISIS

Venezuela! The Unfolding on December 6.

Bernie Sanders, Martin O'Malley Campaigns Support Immigrant Hunger Strike.

Radiation from Japan nuclear disaster spreads off U.S. shores

Hillary is readying the DNC for the General Election fight to come

Exposed: FBI Surveillance of School of the Americas Watch

Exposed: FBI Surveillance of School of the Americas Watch

The Atlantic: Why the FBI Isn't Calling San Bernardino 'Terrorism'

Rupert Sheldrake - Dialogues with Dr Andrew Weil at Hollyhock

Ex-CHP officer who punched woman won't face charges

Ex-CHP officer who punched woman won't face charges

Private GOP Memo Reveals Trump Victory Would Only Mark the Beginning

Hillary’s Gun Control Plan

There should be a killed by guns clock.You know like the National Debt Clock.

I received this e.mail from Senator Sanders today. Others of you may also have received it.

Martin O’Malley says San Bernardino rampage might finally force change in gun laws

The King of Saudi Arabia Gave More Than $1.3M in Gifts to the Obamas Last Year

Pediatric and intensive care patients injured as Israeli military fires tear gas

I like what this guy from CAIR-LA - Council on American-Islamic Relations said to CNN's Erin Burnett

Bernie's Independent problem in NH

Finished my winter solstice decorating.

The farce of catching Jewish terrorists


idea: bring back Well Regulated Militias

Weapons in San Bernardino Shootings Were Legally Obtained

Squee for peace.

America Has A Serious Gun Problem.

Thank you, Bernie Sanders, for this email on guns

Ok, gun nuts. Answer me this.


Given that Hillary has the older/retired vote, I would bet Bernie has the working-age/union vote.

Possible solution: Make pot mandatory for gun owners.

New York City is sued over salt warnings on restaurant menus

ELECTIONS HAVE CONSEQUENCES: New LA governor to issue order protecting LGBT state employees

I took the blame for 2 co-workers today

US indicts 16 more in probe of world soccer corruption

O'Malley Who? The Unknown Candidate

"Everyone now is more or less a Socialist"

Vanguard Investors May Be In For a Shock

Martin O'Malley addresses standing room only crowd at Illinois Business Immigration Coalition

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseeker Thread. Systematic Desensitization & a new Kitteh gif

Has anyone purchased from 42nd Street Photo?

Who reads Bill Moyers on a regular basis?

How people view those who own bunches of guns and talk about them all the time:

Missouri State Rep Files Bill to Put Gun Sales Under Exact Same Restrictions as Abortions

How does a couple with a 7 month old baby daughter decide

Bill Moyers - The GOP on the Eve of Destruction

This is a shout out to the police who responded to this tragedy.

From a FB friend:

Pentagon Announces Women Can Now Serve in All Military Combat Roles

Pentagon Announces Women Can Now Serve in All Military Combat Roles

Raiding the squirrel feeder tonight photo

Everyone Who Has Ever Worked With Ted Cruz Despises Him

Hillary Clinton Fortifies Ties and Fund-Raising With Democratic Committee


A Very Murray Christmas (streams 12/4)

Arsenal Of Explosives, Ammunition Found At Home Of San Bernardino Attackers As FBI Seeks Motive

Obamacare Repeal Backfires As Democrats Move To Replace ACA Repeal With Gun Laws

Republican sends Confederate Christmas card to colleagues

TCM Schedule for Friday, December 4, 2015 -- What's On Tonight: Christmas Classics

Video shows San Francisco police fatal shooting of suspect

Dan Patrick - What is Wrong With You? Er, I mean, this picture?

"ISIS Oil" --Vjay Prshad

7 Years Later, Over $3 Billion in Hurricane Relief Money Remains Unspent

Video shows San Francisco police fatal shooting of suspect

I predict that the Republican/teabagger party will FINALLY favor gun control, but...

A hypothesis


Farook clashed with a co-worker over religion just two weeks before

Martin Shkreli Admits He Messed Up: He Should've Raised Prices Even Higher

Surprise! Planned Parenthood Shooter Super Into Jesus, Adultery, Lady-Beating

Surprise! Planned Parenthood Shooter Super Into Jesus, Adultery, Lady-Beating

Surprise! Planned Parenthood Shooter Super Into Jesus, Adultery, Lady-Beating

The Most Popular U.S. TV Shows in 18 Countries Around the World

12-3-15 Dissenters Jailed in 2:00

Ted Nugent goes on Alex Jones, and prceeds to do his usual.

12-3-15 Dissenters Jailed in 2:00

12-3-15 Dissenters Jailed in 2:00

Two DUers made it on The Young Turks!

Nevada Democratic House candidate renouncing NRA membership

Packers shut out in the first half....has not happened for 57 games.....

Kan's defamation suit against Abe over Fukushima crisis thrown out

S. Carolina lawmaker sends Confederate Christmas cards

Edison fined $16.7 million for 'secret' San Onofre chats

Firm suggests SC spend $5.3M on Confederate flag display

Right-Wing Media Attack CAIR For Quickly Denouncing San Bernardino Shootings

He's baaaack! Our old friend George Zimmerman is banned from Twitter

At each step, be sure to "clink" or touch glasses.

TCM Schedule for Saturday, December 5, 2015 -- The Essentials - Screenwriter Stories

I've been naughty.

SB Victim Fled Islamic Extremism in Iran

Why didn't Bernie Sanders vote to uphold the ACA?

Opinion piece: The Day We Finally Told Politicians To Shove Their Thoughts & Prayers Up Their Asses

Two DUers made it on The Young Turks!

Sign Bernie's Gun Violence Prevention Petition Now

Alternet: Criminologist: Six Things You Should Know About Mass Shootings

Follow up on Jihad John drone strike

Got some bad news today

Donald Trump just delivered an anti-Semitic speech to the Republican Jewish Coalition - see video

The Senate just repealed ACA and defunded Planned Parenthood; Bernie didn't vote.

BBC reporter’s sobering advice to America: ‘Break & Dismantle' NRA or mass shootings will never stop

Bernie Sanders calls for funding of gun violence studies (after he voted against it)

DLC Leadership Team: HRC

Please point me in the right direction for 'Lomography'

We must Support Planned Parenthood BECAUSE Of the Abortions They Provide, Not In Spite Of Them.

...and they say guns don't kill people...

Senate OKs Republican bill unraveling health care law

Attn all gun safety advocates: Call your elected officials NOW

Venezuela Regime Fights Back Against Surging Opposition as Elections Near

Zimmerman’s Twitter account suspended after naked pics claiming woman cheated on w/"dirty Muslim"

Refuting Anti-Gun Control Arguments

Chris Hayes about to visit yeehaw gun dealer in San Bernadino

He's a Terrorist Friday's cover...

John doe prosecutor: "Schmitz said he intends to pursue a U.S. Supreme Court appeal regardless."

BBC reporter’s sobering advice to America: ‘Break’ the NRA or your mass shootings will never stop

I think Bernie, and probably most of us as well, are social democrats

Why should somebody from Texas clue the country about Carnival CRUZ (they elected him)

Three Israelis found guilty of Palestinian teen's murder

This primary season is not some morality play

Green Bay. Wow.

The Moronic Gun Freaks Ignore An Important Fact

Arrrgh! Jury Service problem.....

So Bernie missed the ACA vote

Oldham by-election: 'Nobody anticipated a victory on this scale'

NY Daily News Friday edition....

What 'they're' saying, for our information:

If the Packers won fair and square I wouldn't be angry.

Doing the happy dance!!!

Dear "Leaders"...

Ted Nugent Calls For Conservatives To Eliminate Liberals From US.

Anybody else get the impression that Syed Farook's brother-in-law

Imagine the outrage around here if Hillary had missed this vote!

I do feel that Mrs. Clinton will get elected if Trump is the nominee on the GOP platform.

Christmas is caring.

TYT: America Is Dying For Gun Control

New Ipsos/Reuters National Poll: Hillary 51, Bernie 36, Martin 4

why are negatives so important?

Butt wins tight end award

‘Affluenza’ teen Ethan Couch under investigation after Twitter user posts beer pong video

Former staffer for Texas Rep. Joe Barton pleads guilty to child pornography charge

TYT: Escaped ISIS Hostage Tells Group's Plans And How To Beat Them

My new idea to reduce gun violence

Paxton drops contractors on tech project that’s $107M over estimated cost


TYT: Government Wastes Millions And YOU Pay For it

Scott Weiland, Former Singer of Stone Temple Pilots, Dead at 48

my reasoning for increase in mass shootings

Civilian Deaths Raise Questions About C.I.A.-Trained Forces in Afghanistan

TYT: Paul Ryan: Keep Selling Guns To Terrorist Watch List

To Crush ISIS, John Kerry Urges Deft Removal of Syria’s Assad

Air Force burning through bomb stockpiles striking ISIL

I want to thank everyone for the outpouring of warm hugs and well-wishes for Mark and our family.

FBI Finds Cache Of Weapons, Explosives At Calif. Suspects' Home; Terrorist Motives Explored

Radiation from Japan nuclear disaster spreads off U.S. shores

Santa Fe High teen charged with felony following Snapchat threat

Manager says former Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland dead at 48

Scientists Seek Moratorium on Edits to Human Genome That Could Be Inherited

Fifa crisis: US charges 16 more officials after earlier Zurich arrests

I don't care if you own guns, or even support the 2nd Amendment

Firebomb attack 'kills 12' in Cairo

How Many Mass Shootings Are There, Really?

Putin: 'Perhaps only Allah knows why' Turkey downed Russian jet – video

Forbes: Why Bernie Sanders Didn't Vote on the Senate Planned Parenthood Defunding Bill

49% of millennials say it's more important to protect gun rights...

Fifa crisis: US charges 16 more officials after earlier Zurich arrests

Family of Planned Parenthood attack victim call for tighter gun laws

Has Bill Maher Said Anything about the San Bernardino Shootings ?

AFSCME president Lee Saunders gets message from members about Bernie

NY Sheriff: All Licensed Handgun Owners Should Carry Them

Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy Lanier on "60 Minutes" last sunday

A Creationist is Mad at Pixar for Assuming Humans and Dinosaurs Didn’t Already Live Together

Joshua Feuerstein’s Video Urging Viewers to “Punish Planned Parenthood” is Probably Legal

Daily Holidays - December 4

Ken Paxton’s Still Trying to Unmarry Austin Lesbian Couple

Thailand warned by Russia IS militants 'have entered' the kingdom

Guatemala's Maya Put Their Lives on the Line to Protect an Irreplaceable Rainforest

Pentagon opens all combat jobs to women

Group sends email to State Preservation Board seeking #gay Pride Festivus pole at Texas Capitol

Wiliamson County Candidate Won’t Settle ‘Religious Test’ Lawsuit

Why are gun and religious discussions allowed on GD, in spite of the "prohibition", but

Syed Farook as American as apple pie

How One City Is Making Sure Bosses Comply With Wage Theft and Paid Sick Leave Laws

On December 4th, Remember the Life of Fred Hampton

New Report Details TPP's 'Panoply of Threats' to Climate

Wyden-Grassley Sovaldi Investigation Finds Revenue-Driven Pricing Strategy Behind $84,000 Hepatitis

Are Uber Drivers Figuring Out a Way to Fight Back?

Private GOP Memo Reveals Trump Victory Would Only Mark the Beginning

Solar Power Can Be Our Future

Volkswagen car sales down 20 percent in UK after scandal

Why are fossil fuel companies sponsoring the Paris climate talks?

George Sakato, 94, Dies; Awarded Medal of Honor

Four Louisiana Prison Officers Charged In Death Of Young Mother

Chicken of the Sea and Bumble Bee Abandon Tuna Merger

German parliament approves military action in Syria against IS

As a gun owner myself knows, there is only

Corporate Season's Greetings

Email from Bernie concerning gun deaths and mass shootings

It's 7 AM, first cup of coffee, and I need some Zac Brown w/ Foo Fighters on Sabbath's "War Pigs."

The Death Toll From Chennai Floods in India Nears 270 as City Remains at a Standstill

Ed -- A Petition For Stronger Gun Laws

UK somehow manages fifth successive year with no mass shootings

Ed -- A Petition For Stronger Gun Laws

Your brain is neither male nor female. Discuss. By Mark Morford

Listening to the GOPers, they're all talking as if Farook's radicalization is like some alien curse

Krugman on climate change denial

CNN/ORC Poll: Trump alone at the top again

Congratulations Detroit Lions

Stephen A. Smith: Mark Jackson deserves more credit than Luke Walton

A danish engineer's syrian friend was kidnapped. So he joined the YPG to fight Daesh.

Porzingis, Towns named Rookies of the Month

Paul Krugman - Republicans And Climate Denial Denial

At 3% in the polls, Jeb Bush in free-fall

Three Balkans Nations Among Six Hardest-Hit By Extreme Weather Events In 2014 - Reuters

Ratio Of Developed World Fossil Fuel Subsidies To Climate Aid: 40 To 1 - Reuters

Hey Iowans and Minorities: Hillary Is Ruining Your Historic Tradition

Fareed Zakaria on anti-Muslim rhetoric

Media Sanitizing Mass Murder To Protect GOP & NRA . Hiding The Carnage.

The state of the state of Maine

Jeb Bush: I will 'whup' Hillary Clinton

Volkswagen: We're Sorry We Got Caught

Birds of a feather.....

A 116-Year Record of the Latest Date with No Measurable Snow in Buffalo NY...

The Rise of the Illegitimate Authority of Transnational Corporations


A 116-Year Record of the Latest Date with No Measurable Snow in Buffalo NY...

Senator Elizabeth Warren: We will not allow the GOP to turn the clock back on women's rights

RW Hate Mongers Create This Murderous Atmosphere, But Are Not Really Effected By It.

#EndViolenceAgainstWomen: Secret Facebook group names men it says troll women online

This is what journalists are supposed to do. Kudos to Chris Matthews.

The problem of suffering

Payroll employment rises by 211,000 in November; unemployment rate unchanged at 5.0%

John Pilger on War on Syria - Going Underground

Michelle Obama Reads 'The Night Before Christmas' With Miss Piggy

Senate passes budget bill repealing Obamacare, defunding Planned Parenthood

Job numbers just came across-211,000 new jobs

Today is Green Bay Packer Quarterback Day! 12-4-15

How the Clinton and Sanders Infrastructure Plans Measure Up

Citing shootings, NY sheriff urges citizens to carry guns

David Brooks compares Trump to a pink rug

Missouri State Rep Files Bill to Put Gun Sales Under Exact Same Restrictions as Abortions

NRA votes in Congress

Thank you President Obama - 211,000 jobs in November

Someone, explain to me again why these guns are legal. Hunting?

Goldman Sachs wants to create its own version of bitcoin

Poll: Clinton expands favorability lead over Sanders.

Wisconsin: Scott Walker to Wisconsinites - Down is Up

San Bernardino shooting victims identified, remembered by loved ones

Wisconsin: Minnesota Kicks Our Ass Again (no, not in football)

Years of 24/7 anti-Muslim rhetoric from GOP and RW propaganda media wouldn't contribute

"F**K THE NRA.....WE'RE AWASH IN GUNS!" ...... Cenk Uygur goes off!

Eugene Robinson hit's nail on head: "The tragic choice we make about guns."

Fighting for Peace

Friday TOON Roundup 1 - F the Guns

Rest in peace, Scott Weiland.

Eric Dyson goes on Morning Joe ...

Friday TOON Roundup 2 - F the GOP

Why are there no pictures in the media of the terrorist wife?

Travel to Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, foreign bride, left mosque but deeply religious-- imagine

Friday TOON Roundup 3 - F the rest

You want to hear a joke about Nitric Oxide?...

Republican sends Confederate Christmas card to colleagues

I urge the President to sign the Bill defunding PP and the ACA

Senate Refuses to Act on Modest Gun Control Measures

Didn't matter if you were Muslim or not---they were going to shoot you.

Poster Fever - Star Wars Sonata

Turkish President jails a Dr. over an internet meme

Pentagon Task Force Spent Nearly $150M on Villas and 3-Star Meals in Afghanistan

Alabama police systematically framing black people for decades

ALMA – the new high altitude observatory

I hate it when people compare Dick Cheney to Darth Vader.

ALMA – the new high altitude observatory

Young lithium-rich giant star discovered

Young lithium-rich giant star discovered

The media wanted to know what truck the shooters were driving

Orcas seen in unique group ambush-and-kill attack on dolphins

The one sentence that shows how worried Senate Republicans are about Donald Trump

Germany Votes to Join U.S.-Led Fight Against ISIS in Syria

Opposition Research on Hillary Clinton...

A new federal transportation bill rejects the long-standing consensus on revenue but preserves ....

HAIL RODGERS! Packers: Motor City Miracle: Hail Mary TD with no time left lifts Green Bay over Detro

Clinton's Democratic Image Advantage Over Sanders Expands

U.S. trade deficit widens as exports hit three-year low

Parker's father says ReTHUGs are treasonous

Venezuela on the brink — again

Norfolk Southern Rejects Canadian Pacific’s $28 Billion Acquisition Offer

GOP 2016 Platform: Repeal Obamacare, Defund PP and let terrorists buy guns....

Insecure assholes are the gun industry's target market

I did not like Hillary's IWR vote. I don't like Obama's support of TPP.

#Hummus storage, the key to global order

The anti-abortionists and anti-Planned Parenthood goons

Notice anything?

Baltimore police trial resumes after Freddie Gray arrest video draws tears

‘I Put in White Tenants’: The Grim, Racist (and Likely Illegal) Methods of One Brooklyn Landlord

Oh those pesky Nuclear Weapons....

Clinton's Democratic Image Advantage Over Sanders Expands..........

Work Perks: These 13 Offices Are Way More Fun Than Yours

Why are Milwaukee’s black babies dying?

Just got an email from Al Franken

Ben Giaimo--A Foreign Disciple of Confucius

Bribing officials for Medicaid money; Suhl case goes farther than latest indictment

Germany rejects own spy agency's criticism of Saudi Arabia

"Christian" bigot uses San Bernadino to "justify" his own hatred...

Sanders calls for gun study funding after 1996 vote against similar research

As pressure mounts, ISIS militants hide behind kids

Trump opens 20-point lead in GOP race--Jeb! falls to only 3%

"And I stole Christmas from the *!#@?* Grinch!!!" . . . Please come CAPTION Fox's Peter Johnson!!!


Ally with Assad if you're serious about defeating IS: Patrick Cockburn -

Bernie Sanders Keeps Strong Lead in TIME Person of the Year Poll

Rahm Emanuel, Laquan McDonald and Black Rebellion in Chicago

Would you like to read what "Young Progressive Voices" said about Bernie back in October?

Kos: How many inmates have died in Sheriff Joe Arpaio's jails? Who knows, but it's a big number.

I'm not blowing Trump off anymore.

Jeb or Hillary...Wall Street's choice

so--tomorrow is the day everybody marches on Washington demanding Congress

Jim Sciutto on CNN just reported that Malek (Malik?), the female terrorist, posted on Facebook

Turkey dismisses 'Soviet propaganda', says trying to secure Syria border

Investigators probe whether wife radicalized husband before San Bernardino massacre

Wildlife rehab worker raises orphaned baby squirrels — ‘pinkies’ — till they’re ready for the wild

Former Cop: Incompetence Is No Excuse for Freddie Gray's Death

Investigators believe female California shooter pledged allegiance to ISIS: CNN

Presidential candidates refuse to pay interns... Except Bernie, who pays his

Chris Hedges and Kevin Zeese: TPP -- The Most Brazen Corporate Power Grab in American History

What happened to the third shooter?

The Texas Chainsaw Candidate - Leatherface Announces His Republican Candidacy For President

Koterba toon: The NRA

Investigators believe San Bernardino female attacker Tashfeen Malik pledged allegiance to ISIS leade

We can thank Jay Dickey(R) for banning research into firearms safety

Women deserve access to the health care they need—without interference, intimidation, or violence.

RW Christians Celebrate Their Shooters/ Condemn Moslems Who Shoot.

Reading this, I thought this was from DU...

9 Ridiculous Things Women Were Once Forbidden From Doing

Every vehicle on the roads has a unique VIN,

San Bernardino shooting: Attacker pledged allegiance to ISIS, officials say

U.S. First Shields Its Torturers and War Criminals From Prosecution, Now Officially Honors Them

Great. They have us right where they want us.

Court Ruling Against Chicago Sheriff Proves Thuggish Anti-WikiLeaks Blockade Was Unconstitutional

Dutch far-right leader Wilders tells Turks: 'You will never join EU'

I'd like to crush his fat head

How NOT to address Jewish Republicans

Persian lamb/beef-bean-stew (Ghorme Sabzi) and Persian Rice with crust (Tahdig)

Cayman Islands records show hedge funds Alan Grayson said he closed are still active

Did anyone see the NRA commercial last night

Legal complaint made against pro-BDS prof. who snubbed Israeli schoolgirl

Luckovich - GOP, ISIS, and Climate Change

Pic Of The Moment: Senate Republicans Cheerfully Vote To Increase Death And Suffering In the USA

Death by gun: top 20 states with highest rates

HuffPost: Hillary Clinton Will Finish Third In Iowa, Behind Bernie Sanders and O'Malley. Here's Why:

Omaha entrepreneur's Volcanic Peppers brand capitalizes on hot sauce craze

If the terrorists moved up the date and changed the target

We need a new party.

Cygnus Cargo Ship Makes Return-to-Flight Launch for NASA Today: Watch It Live

Next week's New Yorker cover

Keiser Report: Modern financial system vs flying toilet

What if the (Republican) Party Doesn’t Decide?

Does God hate @GovMikeHuckabee?

Congressional republicans: What Cowardice Looks Like

TPM: Pro-Gun "Sandy Hook Truther" conspiracy theory used to defend San B terrorists

The mask slips. Again.

Gregory Crawford's Weekly Rant! -- The Climate Conference

This is the reason Bernie didn't vote on the Senate PP defunding bill.

Graph of the moment

Interesting Venn Diagram on Republican candidates

Tactics and tropes of the antivaccine movement revisited, reluctantly

Are You Comfortable Saying Trump = Facism?

This is the most important survey in America, but it keeps getting defunded

Questions for DUers about Hillary

This is what ISIS or the American Taliban will never understand....

Cheney bust. Now with more accuracy.

O’Malley to S.C. on Saturday

Maybe an avenue against gun violence that's already set up.

Why isnt the teevee telling us how Dear was radicalized by religion?

A Personal Observation About Endorsements

Operation Sudafed: A new approach to ammo control

The Hill: "Bernie Sanders for young and old"

Well, Louie Gohmert had to open his big mouth...

On MSNBC live now reporters rampaging through Farook's apartment.

Secular Talk: Jim Inhofe: Don't Fear Climate Change, Because God

Ipsos/Reuters polling with Independents included shows Bernie within 8 points of the lead

Been Voting D Since 1972. I'll Vote For Whoever The Ds Nominate in 2016

What kind of "parent" let's her baby play in a virtual bomb factory?

OPEC fails to set production limits

Rahm Emanuel’s Next Scandal? Chicago’s Public Housing

AFAM Group - About last night & That Reverse Racism – The Wiz

Second Amendment A Little Creeped Out By How Obsessed Americans Are With It

Salon: "The vital Bernie Sanders proposal that no one’s talking about"

The brilliant photos by the first American female war photographer killed in action

This is the perfect attitude

The brilliant photos by the first American female war photographer killed in action

Holding the supplement industry to account: Can we learn from tobacco regulation?

Our reaction to terrorist shootings? . . . Exactly what ISIS wants!

Secular Talk: Alex Jones Tells Donald Trump He's Like George Washington

Love child in your DNA

Charles Pierce: A Few Words About 'Prayer-Shaming'

The five stages of Republican candidate reactions after mass shootings

San Bernardino Attackers Had Bomb Factory in Garage

Canada shares the text of the TPP Agreement.

Judge orders Salvadoran ex-president to stand trial on corruption charges

USAF Band At DC’s Union Station {VIDEO}

California ballot initiative aims to make it harder to acquire ammunition

Martin O’Malley’s presidential campaign hires S.C. state director.

In Houston, Pemex opens first its gas station outside Mexico

Looks like we have our own little bit of ISIS stupidity right here in rural Kentucky!

Washington Post: Second Circuit rules for accused ‘cannibal cop’

White people on twitter furious because NBC's "The Wiz" featured an all-black cast

Missouri Democrat Files Bill To Regulate Guns Just Like Abortion, Republican Heads Explode

I've been informed that Trader Joe's has wonderful frozen potato LATKES,

CNN/ORC poll: In Democratic race, Clinton solidifies lead 58% BS 30% MOM 2%

CNN/ORC poll: In Democratic race, Clinton solidifies lead 58% BS 30% MOM 2%

Trying to get Monty Python and the Holy Grail through the censors

This is the kind of Cheney bust we really need

Sanders and O'Malley Call for Restoring Iowa Black-Brown Debate. Hillary refuses.

Excellent frozen LATKES @ Trader Joe's, I'm told.

Fischer (AFA): Planned Parenthood Shooter May Have Been 'Tanked Up On Pot'

Just Released CNN-ORC Poll HRC 58% (+13) SBS 30% (+1) MOM 2% (+2)

The Onion - Planned Parenthood: Myth vs. Fact

Report: The World Will Run out of Breathable Air Unless Carbon Is Cut

Canada shares the text of the TPP Agreement.

Daily News calls Wayne Lapierre A Terrorist

Hillary nabs North America Building Trades Union endorsement and US Womens Chamber of Commerce

Did not know this song was written by folksinger Ewan MacColl until today!

North America's Building Trades Issue Formal Endorsement of Hillary Clinton for President

$22.7 Million!!!

Making Star Wars their own

After CNN Had Their Reporters Rummaging Through The Terrorist's Apartment - Now....

Ralph Nader says today's Republicans are bigots who ARE disgracing the party....

CP Xmas/Christmas Train, ON. Canada & U.S. 2015

“Fox & Friends”: Prayer is more effective than gun control, and if you disagree with that “you’re

Giraffe's long lost cousin found?

NRA Ordered GOP To Allow Gun Sales To People On Terror Watch List. They Did.

Silicon Valley V.C. Firm Can’t Find Any Women

CRUZ skirts PAC rules with coached family video outtakes for later "independent" ads

If there were such a thing as a liberal media the headline would read:

U.S. attorney general: Justice Department investigating Irving’s treatment of Ahmed Mohamed

Sanders Has Already Won Primaries!

Ireland Bans Discrimination Against Gay Teachers in Catholic Schools

Cops: 'Cowards' film beating of man with cerebral palsy

Hillsboro (OH) mayor, comedian under fire for Facebook rant

Judge Richard Posner Trolls Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s Obsession with Gay Marriage

I think I finally figured out why Christians are pissed of at "new athiests.

Revenge porn purveyor Hunter Moore is sentenced to prison

Brother of San Bernardino shooter is a decorated Navy veteran honored for good conduct

Hillary Clinton is no wall street sheriff

Has The Republican Party Become America’s Largest Hate Group?

Setting the Record Straight on Venezuela

Rachel Maddow Grows Faster Than Fox News As Replay Ratings Jump 70%

Hilary email I just got (I know she didn't send it) just the same I like getting them

Goldman Exec. Who Designed Company's Bet Against Housing Market Is Ready For Hillary

Exxon Seeks Colombia's First Fracking Permit as Ecopetrol Waits

Not about "good guys" or "bad guys"

Senator Elizabeth Warren, "I love what Bernie is talking about...

Yes She Can: Why Hillary Clinton will do more for black people than Obama

I'm Surprised That Companies Advertise On The Cable News Channels.....

FBI Says It's Officially Investigating The California Mass Shooting As An Act Of Terrorism

Press Conference Being Held Now - FBI Making Statements.....

Jewish Suspects in Palestinian Family Murders Complain of Mistreatment

Police find assault rifle, 8,300 rounds of ammunition and body armor in Long Island man’s backseat

If Elizabeth Warren keeps talking like this about Bernie, she will eventually endorse him..JMHO

So this idea came to me today

Jimmy Morales, the New Face of Guatemala’s Military Old Guard

CowBuzz: Late Night Talk-Show Host Has Epic Sleepover With Tony Romo

America Is Fine With Mass Shootings—as Long as They’re Not Perpetrated by Muslims

Soma, Spice and Substance D: A History of Drugs in Science Fiction

Sao Paulo Officials Declare ‘War’ on Students’ Occupy Movement

Pandemonium as media mob ransacks shooters’ home on live TV without FBI permission

NRA Fanatic Ted Nugent Calls On Conservatives To Grab Their Guns And ‘Cleanse’ America Of Liberals

Concerning a story about a Marco Rubio story.

Democrats taxing rich & lowering unemployment in Minnesota has led to $1.9 bil budget surplus

Ex-soldier 'addicted to killing' guilty but mentally ill

It is, sadly, time to post this again ...

Officer tells black driver: 'I don't care about your people'

O’Reilly Confronts Trump: You Keep Saying Things ‘You Don’t Know to Be True’

Turkey deploys 150 soldiers, 20 tanks to Iraq's Mosul to join anti-Daesh drill

Trump picked stock fraud felon as senior adviser

Hungry, Homeless and in College

Victims are in "my prayers" - Sack cartoon

Finally Wisconsin does something right - I am Jazz reading

Apparently Sanders' failure to vote on the ACA bill yesterday was for political reasons! See:

European rights court slams Russia for phone tapping

So I just watched some FBI guy telling us...

Did Africans visit the Americas before Columbus?

Man gets 20 years for shooting over 'red beer' ingredients

News Agency Claims 'Followers Of IS Behind US Shooting'

Delhi limits drivers to alternate days to curb choking pollution

Video of killing by San Francisco police sets off debate

The Canadian Model Fighting ISIS In Syria Tells Us What It's Like to Be On the Frontline

This Is the Longest Buffalo Has Gone Without Measurable Snow

Christ, what an asshole....

EU Eyes Refugees, Terrorists With Border Controls, Air Data

You don't win Latino voters with Spanish surnames—we're just not that shallow

You don't win Latino voters with Spanish surnames—we're just not that shallow

After Laquan McDonald, Rahm Emanuel Proposes Yet ANOTHER Police Violence Task Force

Police find rifle, 8,300 rounds of ammo and body armor on L.I. man during traffic stop

Hillary Clinton Is Named America’s ‘Most Admired Woman’

Police investigating anonymous 'Ugliest Girls' poll

Christmas card

I don't think it's very patriotic to be criticizing the president in the middle of a war

MSNBC embarrasses itself inside San Bernardino attackers' apartment

Trump: Israel may not want peace with Palestinians

Jeb Bush is convincing donors the polls are wrong

Sanders calls for accountability of Chicago officials

State of Texas withdraws request for temporary halt of Syrian refugees, but wants hearing

Federal judge rules Muslim-free zone at Florida gun store fails to harm Muslims

The NRA Doesn’t Care About Bloodshed; All They Want Is Money

Okay, I take back a previous post, I always think the FBI are professionals, but WTF!

Ta-Nehisi Coates and friend Neil Drumming discuss friendship over time and fame

Shocking video shows power tripping cop shoving his gun into innocent black man’s face

Sturdy U.S. employment report a green light for December rate hike

U.S. Stocks Rally With Dollar on Economy Optimism; Crude Falls

Martin O'Malley Makes Infrastucture Bid: “New Agenda for American Cities and Communities”

San Francisco police shoot man at least 15 times while bystanders capture video

Malik posted ISIS pledge to Facebook during the attack

"I'm the NRA."

ThinkProgress: How Terrorist Sympathizers Exploit America’s Gun Laws

Farook Family lawyer says a lot of things that don't add up

MSNBC regrets showing IDs in Calif. shooters' home

Revenge porn site operator sentenced to 25 months jail

Episode 37 of has just been released

What do photogs think of the idea of allowing two entries per person in contests

Samantha Bee has reimagined Ted Cruz's election campaign and it is pretty tremendous (#Cruzcuts)

San Bernardino shooting live updates: No sign attackers are part of a terrorist network, FBI chief s

What will it Take for Bernie Sanders to Win the Democratic Nomination (With Tad Devine) Ed Schultz

Iowa JJ Dinner: It's time we stand up and say "no" to the NRA.

An Intern Saved a Museum by Finding This Revolutionary War Treasure in the Attic

Iowa JJ Dinner: It's time we stand up and say "no" to the NRA.

Dog Living Outside for Years Gets Her Very First House

Canada to become first G7 nation to legalize marijuana: government

Bye, bye, bananas

Planned Parenthood: Myth Vs. Fact


Movement on the ground

This 390-year-old bonsai tree survived an atomic bomb, and no one knew until 2001

Your opinion on gun control doesn't matter

Believe It or Not, Upgrade Planned for Alamo

Hillary’s Hawkish Side Won’t Win Over Progressives

7-year-old girl killed at MI soccer practice after ‘paranoid’ man with concealed carry license opens

worst Xmass song ?

Follow-up: Feds Freeze Funding on Troubled Child Support Upgrade Project

Christian terrorism

get ready for this guestion

Chipotle gets more bad news; Stock drops

With all of the hand wringing and concern that we don't "offend" anyone....

How a civilized nation handled a mass shooting...

Want to Make Buying Guns Hard? Make It As Tough As Getting an Abortion

Kleenex alert.

White supremacists and the Confederate flag

Another one

Michael Gove scraps criminal courts charge

Ornament and Illusion of Carlo Crivelli: “...the finest Renaissance artist you never heard of.”

March Against Monsanto breathlessly reports on phony "tribunal"

Commentary: Conservatives need to ‘hit the reset button’ on energy policy

140-car train loaded with coal derails on South Side of San Antonio

Neo Nazi Alabama Cops Have Been Framing Black People For Years

Anyone know why officials have not released photo of shooter Tashfeen Malik or

The Bernie Revolution: What’s so appealing about a grumpy 74-year-old?

Has anybody in the forum changed any other DU'ers mind on anything?

CNN analyst: Media allowed in shooters' home shocking is shaken

How is it possible for a supernatural, omnipotent being to fail at anything?

Lawyer For San Bernardino Gunman's Family Floats Sandy Hook Trutherism

Why Two Standards??

When do I get my freedom to assemble back?

Pennsylvania man with supremacist ties gets prison for bombs

White Supremacist busted by FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force for firearms (NY)

Do you think the two terrorists were connected to a larger cell??

3 Factors That Can Accelerate Wind & Solar Adoption

we need to put this gun issue to bed

Mich. GOP state senator forgets to pretend he's not racist

Heartbreaking post in LBN

This New Hampshire Public Radio timeline takes close look at the Democratic candidates

Under fire: America's new normal?

It seems there is no end to useless ineffectual measures...

Raspberry Pi Zero - the $5 Computer - Computerphile

This New Hampshire Public Radio timeline takes close look at the Democratic candidates

Lawmaker Who Was ‘Life Member’ Of NRA Quits

Marching forth with Stop the War

LA Times: California Shooters Shopped At Legal Discount Gun Websites

Uber-Liberals Are Now Likening Hillary Clinton to Dick Cheney

If you are in Northern Mass, or NH sign up for the Salem townhall on Tuesday 12/8!

Trickle down economics

New NRwnjA TV spot: "BE AFRAID!"

next time you hear from the God Squad about Christmas....

Australian all-electric bus drives into record books – 1,018km on one charge

Possibly the most shameful 7 seconds of television in history: RE MSNBC apartment.

Homeless Couple Found Living In Walmart Attic With Hot Plate, Meth Lab, And 42" LED TV

Bomb Science

22.7 Million!!!*

Chris Christie: Obama's 'done some pretty stupid sh--'

Was anyone else watching the Farook family lawyers CNN press conference. Did you catch what they

Putin Says Allah Has “Decided to Punish” Turkey's Leaders

Bernie was the only Senator to skip the ACA vote yesterday.

I admit--I wasn't very accurate on my original speculation. Allow me to try again.

Hillary Clinton collects South Carolina endorsements

Venezuela’s Elections: Courage in the Face of Economic and Psychological War

Venezuela’s Elections: Courage in the Face of Economic and Psychological War

"The Paranoid Style in American Politics"

Killed by a Russian bomb, a five-year-old visiting relatives in Syria

Photo of Tashfeen Malik

Lawmaker Who Was ‘Life Member’ Of NRA Quits After San Bernardino Massacre

Marco Rubio accidently makes grandiose argument for gun-control

Rahm Emanuel Helps Cover Up Chicago Police Racism

What do you suppose the Clinton campaign fears most about Senator Bernie Sanders' ?

Bloodbath in Yellowstone: the Plan to Slaughter 1000 Bison

What I don't understand about the landlord allowing the media into the apartment

Russian jet 'kills family in their car' as its bombs obliterate Syrian tankers

I have come to the conclusion America likes being scared.

Time To Ban Autoloading Firearms In America

The Man in the High Castle.

Idiot Nevada Lawmaker Michele Fiore Decks The Halls With Guns, Tits, More Guns

Today was the fifth wettest day in Miami - ever

In wake of mass shooting, Marco Rubio wonders why we're not talking about 'bomb control' instead

All Aboard the Kindergarten Express

Tashfeen Malik photo here

Robert Loggia has died.

'Scarface' actor Robert Loggia dies at 85

At 3% in the polls, Jeb Bush in free-fall

A suggestion: both sides should stop talking about missed votes unless and until it matters

Ben Carson says California shootings end refugee debate

Clinton Super PAC Donor Is Former Goldman Exec and Foreclosure Crisis Profiteer

The Craziest Thing About This Supreme Court Case Isn't That One Plaintiff Believes Unicorns Are Real

Tory bullying scandal: Mark Clarke 'used connections with Guido Fawkes blog to threaten opponents'

War on Christmas POW camp

They look surprised by joy: People react to being called beautiful

Thinking Chowder? Try an Iberian-Inspired Soup.

Redistricting plaintiffs before the Supreme Court...

Slain messianic Jew had argued Islam, Israel with San Bernardino shooter

Has anyone at DU started a fund or anything for the S.B victims? If so please pass on the info to me

Unanswerable? Why would parents of a 7 month old go out and kill people?

At 3% in the polls, Jeb Bush in free-fall