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Archives: January 11, 2015

Germany protests: Dresden marches against anti-Islamists Pegida

Crazy daredevil roast marshmallows over an exploding volcano!

Who has the start-up dates to all our favorite shows?

Man dies in grain bin in Union County job-related accident

Man dies in grain bin in Union County job-related accident

Man dies in grain bin in Union County job-related accident

Police: Man killed after woman falsely accused him of rape


Every Child Deserves a Fair Chance

The Hill: Labor board readies flurry of decisions (from college football players to fast food, etc.)

Listeria outbreak that killed three is traced to California apple supplier

How to build a bridge -

Another Supposed Tale Of Christian Persecution Gets Quickly Debunked

Brilliant! Chicago Rapper Films Himself Looting 7-11 in Latest Video – Gets Arrested (VIDEO)

U.S. judge rules Haitians cannot sue U.N. for cholera epidemic

Reasonable Reactions To Offensive Cartoons

Boko Haram is now a mini-Islamic State, with its own territory

These Injured Koalas Really Need Your Mittens (Remember Cinder the bear?) See photo

2015 Kentucky Derby Prep - 2015 Sham Stakes

Why are So Many Children Put in Educational Boxes? Diagnosed with ADD/ADHD...etc.? Fascinating Watch

See Why ‘The Daily Show’ Couldn’t Find Any Homeless People in Utah

Grand Jury Indicts Darren Wilson For Murder Of Michael Brown

Bomb Strapped to 10 Year Old Girl Kills 19 in Nigeria


Protesters Rally Against Police Shooting of Man in Utah

New book coming out on Ravensbruck: Horror of Nazi death camp for women's shocking medical exper...

PETA Fights Back With Protests Outside Restaurants Serving Foie Gras

2 senators (McCain and Graham) say Petraeus investigation 'grievously mishandled'

"This man does not give a fuck" | Redux

9 Surprising Uses for Aspirin

Bao Bao the Giant Panda’s First Snow Day

Obama to host British Prime Minister David Cameron next week

Iowa Republicans vote to continue straw poll

Hostage situation reported at Tomball Regional Medical Center

Here Is The Best Version Ever of this Song

Someone got out of jury duty in Aaron Hernandez trial by yelling 'Go Pats'

"Black People are Literally Saying "Stop Killing Us!" And there are people saying "But....."

Martin O'Malley - mighty good candidate for HRC for VP.

Hostage situation taking place at Tomball Regional Medical Center here in NW Houston.

Judge seeks trial by November for suspect in fatal SXSW crash

Time is an enormous long river

Does anyone remember the little purple garden shovels that were being sold on DU a few years ago?

Poll: People who leak classified intelligence

Before-And-After Puppy Adoption Pics Show The Difference One Day Makes In A Pet’s Life

40 years ago today, a blanket of death and destruction as blizzard crippled Omaha

Whataburger to Mia Khalifa, a popular porn star with Texas ties who wants franchise: No thank you

Tom Brady breaks record for most postseason passing yards in NFL history.

A link in case U ever need to write "Error 404, page not found" in another language

Nearly 2,000 people were killed in a terrorist attack in Nigeria this week . . .

Obama administration sued over failure to release information on fracking in Gulf of Mexico

If you have Netflix, let me suggest Season One of Doomsday Preppers!

The Most Dangerous Woman


The Roots of Obama’s Ambitious College Plan


Need help finding the name of a movie

Thousands Tell TLC to Dump Show That Claims Being Gay Is a Choice (link added)

Thousands Tell TLC to Dump Show That Claims Being Gay Is a Choice (link added)

Does anyone out there in DU Land know what Randi

Well, Christmas is over.......and I'm back

Sea Shepherd’s Epic Ocean Chase of a Notorious Poacher!!! (link added)

"But You Haven't Explained Why:" Helen Thomas Asking John Brennan About Terrorism

Must read: What Would Today’s American Insecurity Look Like to Someone From 1963 - Moyers

One simple graph: Is it terrorism?

The World’s Loneliest Wolf Is Now the Leader of His Own Pack

Brain Damage Saved His Music

Why Sen. Elizabeth Warren intrigues 2016 voters

The Strange Inevitability of Evolution

I got fresh cooked garbanzo beans. I got rice from the cooker. I got a warm batch of new cornbread.

Florida man tries smuggling crack across Canadian border in loaf of bread

Ukraine PM Tells Germans: Russia Toppling Hitler Was Aggression

Two anti-torture protesters arrested at Dick Cheney's house

One question I would like to ask those who bully the Obama daughters

Russia and China: The Dawning of a New Monetary System?

Do you believe that Princeton, Harvard and Yale are fighting for their survival?

Gotham from Above

Signal International headed to trial in labor trafficking case involving Indian workers in Pascagoul

Health-Law Suit Hints at G.O.P. Divide.

The 3.5 LB, $20 Green Bay Packers "Big Game Burger"...venison, beef, bacon, jalapeno cheese sauce...

LOL, New Jersey Paper Mugs Krispy Kreme....

Chinese dumplings.

Wine Drinkers..

Just 90 companies caused two-thirds of man-made global warming emissions

January 10, 2005

Do men understand rape?

Slavoj Žižek on the Charlie Hebdo massacre: Are the worst really full of passionate intensity?

Labor History in 2:00 1-10-1914 audio

When you're a child of Jeb Bush, you get away with any crime.

State legislators quietly boost their pensions


Patello-femoral syndrome

Dolls in Mutti's basement

So, where's the dirt on Jeb?

Shocker: people like Elizabeth Warren. Bush & Clinton, not so much.

Lawsuit: Breast implant popped by unwanted massage

In case you missed it, a Muslim was the hero of the Paris grocery store siege

It's guys like this who maybe should be given the death penalty...

Gunman tried to justify market raid to hostages, recording apparently shows

TYT: Computer Engineer Barbie Needs A Man’s Help To Restart Her Computer

TYT: GOP Pulls Dirty Trick To Make Tax Cuts Even Easier To Pass

Police say gunman kills three in Idaho shooting spree

Abbas, Netanyahu to attend Paris mass rally

Am I reading this right? The Intercept has their own source inside AQAP?

I hate Bullies with a passion and I'm sure most of you do too

Blood curdling scream

(NSFW, Graphic, Trigger Warning, Language) I am male, understand rape, and didn't report mine!

Daily Holidays -January 11

Gunman tried to justify market raid to hostages, recording apparently shows

Bus crashes into oil tanker in southern Pakistan, killing 57


Belsen:Alfred Hitchcock's Nazi death camp documentary film to finally be seen after 70 years

Jeb and Armando Codina

Jeb and Camilo Padrera

Jeb and Miguel Recarey

Just watched Maher, the Republican channeling income inequality and poverty rates.

'Fast Times at Ridgemont High' actor and comedian Taylor Negron dies

Dream Defenders, Black Lives Matter & Ferguson Reps Take Historic Trip to Palestine

Jeb and the Contras

Jeb and "Manny" Diaz

Charlie Hebdo Attack Investigator Commits Suicide: Reports

2015: the year ahead

James Bond Fans Concerned After Learning New Film’s Shooting Locations All In New Hampshire

Dear GOP: Here Are 10 Things You Should Never, Ever Say to Black People

After Charlie Hebdo: Why the Efforts of Extreme Fundamentalists Are Futile

Subliminal, conservative messages in superhero-comics

6 Right-Wing Lunacies This Week: Rupert Murdoch's Post-Hebdo Advice Is 'Just Stop Being Muslim'

The Onion Reviews 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' (NSFW)

Desperate GOP Spotted In South Dakota Trying To Build Keystone Pipeline Themselves

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Jan-yaww-urree 2015 Edition

We Are Blindly Worshiping the Military; Wasting Enormous Amounts on Useless Miitary Hardware

George Psalmanazar

Suicide attack at Lebanese cafe kills at least seven

Here's One Way to Get Early Admission to College: Be Rich

Prosecutor: Paris grocery gunman linked to 3rd shooting

Does anyone know how to order the Charlie Hedbo issue

EU Showdown: Greece Takes on the Vampire Squid

Ravens coach John Harbaugh: Patriots ran 'illegal' plays in win

Sunday's Doonesbury- Torture Tips

Sunday's Non Sequitur- Bored

'The whole area is just covered in bodies': More than 2000 unaccounted for after Boko Haram torch 16

Autistic man banned from college for sexual assault after mistakenly hugging, kissing stranger

We ended up with a Republican majority in 2014 same way Nixon got elected in 1968

Benjamin Netanyahu tells Jews in France they are welcome in Israel

Feel free to breastfeed here, pope tells mothers in Sistine Chapel

2 pings detected in search for AirAsia jet's black boxes

Yemen's Houthis threaten to take over oil-rich Maarib

If you don't think these people represent all Christians....

How many times can chuckwit todd call the french bros a SLEEPERCELL!!1! this morning ??

What Charlie Hebdo says about laughter, violence, and free speech

Israeli doctors implant Syrian man with titanium jaw in pioneering procedure

Why is the financial industry so afraid of this man? (Salon)

I think the Superbowl will end up addressing that age-old philosophical question

Obama Admin's Year-End Gift to the Oil Industry Quietly Allows Light Oil Exports

Firebombing at German paper that ran Charlie Hebdo cartoons

Westminster paedophile ring: Top Tory MP 'murdered girl at vile orgy' claims new witness

On MSNBC now...Steve Kornacki discussing the Bush & Romney "whisper campaigns"

Why Harper Collins Wiped Israel Off The Map

Kahlon to enlist Ethiopian Israeli Tsega Melaku for Koolanu

Most Annoying: The Gecko, The Pig, Flo or That Guy

Funny how the George Zimmerman defenders--here, there and everywhere have stopped defending him.

Paris attacks: Don't blame these atrocities on security failures

Crowds Gather To Defy Terrorists In Paris March

French Israelis were as saddened over the Paris attacks as Americans were about 9/11, but

EU Showdown: Greece Takes on the Vampire Squid

72 Percent of Republican Senators Are Climate Deniers

Smoke and Mirrors Will Not Save Us From Anthropogenic Climate Disruption

Legendary Cartoonist Robert Crumb on the Massacre in Paris

Navy League announces fund drive for aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford

Islamic State kills 24 Kurds in surprise attack in North Iraq

Bishop who performed exorcism over same-sex marriage to bless Arizona legislature

Are You Part of The Parrot Political Movement?

Have you ever run a large political campaign? A few questions:

Pakistani Coastal Villages Retreating Inland As Oceans Rise, Delta Shrinks

@ClayMatthews52 shows @ChrisChristie how we hug in Green Bay

I'm Not A Muslim, But I'm Sick Of Question-Where Are The Moderate Muslim Voices Condemning Violence?

Protesters arrested outside the 9th Circle of Hell

Fangs You Will Not Believe On Newly Discovered Species Of SE Asian Bat - Mongabay

America’s 10 worst terror attacks by Christian fundamentalists and far-right extremists

Adoption, the conventional wisdom is it's bad. I have a little experience, and I say Pfui.

DesJarlais casts vote against Boehner, then poses with him

Paris rally shaping up to be a who's who of world leaders who have suppressed their own journalists

Among the Disrupted - Leon Wieseltier

What are you reading the week of Sunday, January 11, 2015?

Your God and My Dignity - Religious Liberty, Bigotry and Gays

Interfaith Friendship Is the Boldest Way to Defy Extremists

John F. Kennedy in New Ross and Wexford, Ireland: June 27, 1963

Anita Ekberg, Star of 'La Dolce Vita,' Dies at 83

Ahmed's Brother Speaks For Me: "Don’t tar everybody with the same brush."

Beyond names...

Big ticket: Cost to protect Gov. Christie rises 1,800 percent

Martin O'Malley Won't Wait On Hillary Clinton To Decide Whether He'll Run For President

The Rowan Tree by Robert W. Fuller

This toon from an Arab newspaper is pretty awesome.

Collective Bargaining’s Erosion Expanded the Productivity–Pay Gap

Pope Says Concern for Poor Is Gospel, Not Communism

Trumka Pushes White House on Overtime Pay

I usually never watch CNN, but it is the one to turn to for epic international events

My Doctor Is a Pakistani Muslim.

150 years ago, hungry Confederates captured Union garrison, supplies at Beverly

Divers find black box of crashed AirAsia jet: Indonesia ministry

Can you answer this one question?

Bill Maher takes on NYPD

How liberal apologists torpedoed change, helped make the Democrats safe for Wall Street

Dolphin swims to shore.

Pastor: I punched a kid ‘as hard as I could’ for ‘not taking the Lord serious’

The Police Were Created to Control Working Class and Poor People, Not ‘Serve and Protect’

Leave it to the French.

Toon: Chrispie Hug

So...if those that attacked in Paris aren't "real" muslims, and KKK isn't "real" christians

cognitive dissonance 1/11/15

U.S. District Court Grants Advocates Right to Intervene in State of Wyoming Anti-Mustang Lawsuit

We need to start recognizing the rights of the victims of "self defense" shootings.

GOP Has Defined Place For Women. Unlimited Motherhood.

go pack go !!!!!

Awesome puppet at the Paris rally

Leave Patraeus Alone? - “This man has suffered enough, in my view,” Feinstein, D-Calif.

New SiriusXM Channel to Mix Comedy, News

Righteousness of our 'American Snipers'

"Innoffensive Satire Monthly"

CNN Anchor Jim Clancy Derides Pro-Israel Opponents, Insults Disabled, in Angry Twitter Exchange

Notorious Palestinian plane hijacker to promote BDS in South Africa

To add some perspective

Deflation fears rock markets again but consumers see windfall—for now

How hero Muslim shop assistant hid customers in freezer of Jewish deli during Islamic gunman raid

"The Ethically Correct Position Isn't Politically Feasible"

TIME: Why Defending Social Security Needs to Be Next on Obama’s To-Do List

Muslim immigrant from Mali hailed for life-saving courage during Paris siege at kosher market

For Jeb Bush and Mitt Romney, a history of ambition fuels a possible 2016 collision

Well, my daughter is taking photography in college

Livestream Paris rally

The Possible Presidential Candidate Who Agrees the Most with Pope Francis

OMG! Got this Krispy toon from GD:

Some photographic themes never go out of style

Striking photo of Nice France silent walk in tribute to Paris Terror on Jan 10...

Man finally fired after not coming to work for 24 years

Forty Whiners can relax, Rexie goes to Bills.

Fascinating read: In-depth story of Ukrainian president's fall from grace. Not exactly a CIA plot.

Officials: Paris unity rally largest in French history

Democrats saved the economy. Republicans tried to kill it.

Kelly: Christie's missed opportunity in not attending Cliffside Park officer's funeral

Some people just insist on showing their "but"s

So Christie paid his way to the Ice Bowl II

How long before the media shows us a picture

Good Morning DU Introducing

Troll 101 - the insidious troll

Here's to the artists!

Please take action re the flogging in Saudi Arabia.

Darren Wilson executed Brown from 20 feet away while Brown was struggling with injuries, period...

What is Going On in Spain?

Wow. New York Dolls documentary composed of footage shot by Bob and Nadya Gruen. Unbelievable stuff.

French Prime Minister: If Jews Flee, the Republic Will Be a Failure

Condi Rice joke

TED-Ed: How playing an instrument benefits your brain


Our rat terrier had a choice between a skunk or a possum

Ike vs Yikes!

African Americans are targeted by racist, white cops, routinely...Period

AP Exclusive: Witness to Paris officer's death regrets video

Packers appear to be in trouble

Premier: Jews killed in Paris attack to be buried in Israel

What happened to The Magistrate?

Andy Borowitz just stated:

Well, there is a difference

Ring of Fire: John Boehner’s Speaker Rebellion Fallout

CBS 2: Furry Friend Finder: Roger And Willy (need a home in the NY area or your place?)

'New York Bozo!' Oh, to whom could Aaron Rodgers be referring?!

French journalist on CNN is claiming that it is offensive to the French people

Best Political Cartoons of the Week

A moment of silence for Buffalo Bills fans, please, in their grief...

France gunman pledges loyalty to IS in posthumous video

"It is better 100 guilty Persons should escape than that one innocent Person should suffer". Agree?

Your feel good, prank it forward video of the day...

Photographer captures rare ice halo phenomena in New Mexico

Rank the Top Ten Batman Villain performances (live-action only)

In my humble opinion, its

Investors Shun Stock Pickers

Please please camera men

what's for dinner - sunday, jan. 11th

Albuquerque Cop Shoots First, Asks Questions Later. Turns Out the Person He Shot Was a Cop

Well this is one way to deal with had cops

After Gov. Hassan’s Inaugural Speech The NH GOP Spread False Talking Points About The Minimum Wage

buh bye.

New York's Whiniest, Zimmerman and Self-Evident Truths (to AA's) by Bill Maher:

Chris Christie's favorite team just lost.

They got this reversal right!


UPDATE: 3.7 MILLION march in France.

Talking points or just fun, either is a positive

On Charlie Hebdo: A letter to my British friends


Should I be outraged that Obama did not attend the rally in Paris?

Should DU try to compete with the mainstream media..?

Green Bay moves on in NFL playoffs

I got to attend the Foo Fighters Dave Grohl birthday celebration concert last night.

Unions furious at Tory anti-strike law pledge (conservatives in the UK hate unions too)

U.S. almost ready to consider loosening trucking curbs-Mexico

U.S. almost ready to consider loosening trucking curbs-Mexico

America 2015

Tribes join effort to keep Yellowstone grizzlies protected

Why Jerry Brown will probably never make a fourth try at White House

Fake News sinks to a new low--it's interviewee

Novel law prompts towns agree to rescind gun measures

Feel free to breastfeed, pope tells mothers at Sistine Chapel baptism

Billionaire Tom Steyer mulls run for Sen. Boxer's seat

Terrorism expert my foot

The Context of the Charlie Hebdo Cover Cartoons

Thank you, DU friends, for the kind words and support concerning my sister's death

Hey Chris Christie!

Project aims to honor Civil War dead with 620,000 trees

Top military officer says Gitmo creates 'psychological scar'

BBC Reporter Slammed for Anti-Semitic Comments at Paris March

MoveOn Petition - Stop Hershey's from pulling imported British Chocolates. Just the start?

Israel must stop encouraging French Jews to emigrate

Analysis: Shea-Porter for Senate?

Ringside with Dione

Haiti protesters again rally to demand president's departure

Let's name the journalist who will drop everything they're reporting to chase this

Paris kosher store terrorist invoked Bin Laden, Palestinians to hostages

Delbert F Juenemann

We have missed Obama and Kerry today. ...but we understand.

What Are We to Make of the Puzzling Lives of Two of the Leading Women in the Progressive Era?

Aaron Rodgers welcomes Chris Christie to Lambeau

People of Paris Say: Violence will not be tolerated

Are You Aware of the Ziplock Method for DUI Checkpoints? Video included

You Are Being Lied To | Mickey Z.

Some have suggested you need some help answering ATA questions

Have you seen the Discussionist DU threads?

Empire - Obama and Media: The Mystery: Joe Lockhart & P.J. Crowley: 'Freedoms Come at a Cost'

Way to go Dad

People join rallies worldwide to honor Paris victims

Police: Man in Hospital Standoff Had Gun, Faces Charge

Police Corruption Exposed

Broncos appear to be in trouble

Packers fans reenact the Christie Hug >>