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Archives: January 27, 2015

Higher Ed: The Ins & Outs of Liberal Arts

Higher Ed: The Ins & Outs of Liberal Arts

Captain America, naturally, roots for the Patriots

George Lucas: Disney Took All Of My Ideas For Star Wars 7 & 'Threw Them Right Into the Garbage'

De Blassio on live on GEM$NBComcast now n/t

Argentina to dissolve intelligence body after prosecutor death

McDonnell to remain free pending appeal

Hypocrites at Texas Medical Association Still Giving Hundreds of Thousands to Anti-Choice Candidates

The Obama administration wants to dramatically change how doctors are paid

After forging her path from N.C. to Brooklyn, Lynch is poised to become attorney general

For your Super Bowl enjoyment...

Texas has the Third Most Regressive Tax System in the U.S.

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Young woman shot and killed by Denver police in "stolen car" incident.

Modern technology allows this blind mom to see her newborn son.

Americans' Personal Financial Assessments Up Sharply | Gallup Annual Polling

Now would be a really good time to abandon Broken Windows policing in NYC

Trumps World:

Giant snow penis demolished at Texas Tech University as students protest (Graphic warning)

I sound like my Dad!

Syriza Wins in Greece: NYT and WSJ Still Get Their Re-Writes Wrong

What I learned growing up with a devout Hindu mom — and an atheist dad who made fun of her

#Snowmageddon2015 CNN has gone too far. Anderson Cooper just sliced open a Tauntaun

Italy: Prosecutors seeking 26-year prison term for Costa Concordia captain that jumped ship

Asteroid visible from Earth with binoculars

Prayer-Pushing Huckabee: If Kids Don't Bring A Bible To School They'll Bring A Gun

Christina Riverfront Walk

Decision Day Celebrations Planned Across Texas If 5th Circuit Strikes Down Marriage Ban

Signs 'debt collector' is scamming you

GOP Cure for Wealth Inequality - Trickle Down Economics/Conservative Policies On Steroids.

Is everybody staying warm?

I've decided! (My thanks to AtomicKitten)

Watch The Moment A Man Finds Out He’s Surrounded By People He Saved From The Holocaust

Hedge fund managers: grifters widening inequality through insatiable avarice

Julián Castro Will Appear on 'The Daily Show' Tonight

Julián Castro Will Appear on 'The Daily Show' Tonight

They infect us early.

Are Chris Hayes and Rachel riding around in cars tonight instead of being in the studio?

Pediatricians Urge DEA to Reclassify Medical Marijuana to Boost Research

Did you know that I am one of the nastiest bullies on DU? A mindless bitch to boot.

People can be induced to remember crimes they never committed

Church of England ordains first female bishop

Not really a discussion, just wanted to share Heidi's photo with all of you

Resources for the homeless during the blizzard.

I'm a dumbass.

Surreal Images Of Glowing Toxic Blue Algae In Sea Off Hong Kong

Indiana Gov. Starting State-Run News Service To Compete With Actual Press

Where is Jim Cantore?

Freedumb! Diesel Spill Cuts Off Drinking Water to 12,000 West Virginia Residents

CBO: Deficit to shrink to lowest level of Obama presidency

Texas Chili Makes a Welcome Guest.

re Greece: Can Syriza and the far right Independent Greeks remain in coalition?

I can't wait for Jim Cantore to stand out in the snow and tell me it is snowing!!!

Seattle leaders speak out against attack on democratically-elected school board

Koch-backed network aims to spend nearly $1 billion on 2016 elections

NYC, Boston ban road travel as huge storm hits

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! A Night of Letters & a new Kitteh gif

Boko Haram releases photos showing children in training


Ok I think we may have reached the edge of the crazy

The latest on the Northeast snowstorm (Jan 26, 8:02 PM (ET) (2015)

EFF: Secret TPP Negotiations—And Public Protests—To Be Held in New York City

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- 27 January 2015

DU weather check in

Obama’s College Proposal Is Also a Bid to Rev the Economy

Russia's credit rating now at JUNK status. That will teach Putin to try and **** with ninja obama.

So tell me Joeybee, if the Pats win the Super Bowl...

Dear DUers of the US Northeast...

One in four Republicans say Hillary Clinton’s gender is a problem for them. Hmmm.

Australian Open: The Scream Queen

See the worst winter storms to hit NYC since 2000

Oh, C'mon Bill Maher and Howard Dean

Rep. Vela tries to block more border fencing for Rio Grande Valley; McCaul leads racist efforts

Robert Kraft wants NFL apology

Union says California Kaiser nurses reach contract agreement

a question about the pentagon and legal marijuana

Dealing with bullies: No Respect No Handshake. O.K. sort of Nancy REAGAN just say no.

We were so poor

French involvement in Texas high-speed rail? Mais oui!

Meanwhile, in Greece . . . .

Senate Democrats Payback GOP Obstruction With First Successful Filibuster Of Keystone XL

Benedict Cumberbatch apologises after calling black actors 'coloured'

The TSA Wants To Read Your Facebook Posts And Check Out Your Purchases Before It Will Approve You...

I just learned about Andrea Seabrook's DecodeDC podcast.

Holocaust movies we all should see

“Going Clear” on screen: 5 shocking revelations to look for in HBO’s new Scientology documentary

Biggest corporate lay-off in history? IBM could cut 110,000 jobs - including 5,000 here within days

Confusion about 'The Shining' (book)

Down With Tyranny has a unique take on the stormy weather


"...will defend to the death your right to agree with them"; or: Just plain hypocrisy

US: Trans-Pacific Partnership Deal "Isn't Secret", But Access To Text Is "Highly Restricted"

Is it possible to fall completely in love

Senator Elizabeth Warren Will NOT Be Ignored

A Buried City: The Blizzard of 1888

Steve King's "Iowa Freedom Forum" event is over. Rumors are the next event is "I'm With Stupid."

Conservative Governor/Presidential hopeful Mike Pence starts state run news agency.

The number of foreigners fighting in Syria and Iraq just hit an alarming new record

SE Conn. - Wind is really noticable now.

Et Tu, Frontline?

Gay Alabama lawmaker threatens to reveal colleagues' affairs

Rooftop solar is now cheaper than the grid in 42 American cities

1% Want More.

Poll gives 26 seats to Zionist Camp, 23 to Likud

Former Marine on Chris Kyle, American Sniper, and Social Implications

Kiev ‘punishes’ civilians in Donetsk with travel permits and drugs blockade

If all travel is banned in so many places in the path of this blizzard,

Uber Advises Drivers To Buy Insurance That Leaves Them Uncovered

NFL Will Try To Pin 'Deflategate' On A Locker Room Attendant

I watched some of Sarah's speech, maybe she wasn't all that incoherant

"General" George Will Just Claimed You Can't Win Wars From The Air. I Have Just Two Words.

Professor Richard Wolff: How the Business Community Screwed the Working Class

So , I'm channel surfing here, checking out the news about this huge blizzard in the East

Ocwen and Bondholders Clash Over Mortgage Services.

Mike Pence's Horrible Idea

Millions of cars tracked across US in 'massive' real-time spying program

In Victory for Gov't Whistleblowers, Supreme Court Sides with Fired TSA Air Marshal Who Spoke Out

Pep Guardiola to Man U

Anti-Semitic conspiracy theories surface after Paris attacks

CIA Whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling Convicted

True the Vote founder on panel for AG Lynch nomination hearing

Whenever you hear "class warfare", "lazy takers", "redistribution", "socialism" etc, consider this:

Pope Francis Holds Private Audience With Transgender Man

Morning Joe Hosts Receive Special Invite To Closed Koch Event, Lavish Koch Brothers With Praise

FBI recovers 6 minors, arrests 2 in Denver Stock Show sex trade sting

The Koch network’s 2016 spending goal: $889 million (more than RNC spent last 2 elections combined)

Tidal Flooding and Sea Level Rise: The Growing Impacts of Global Warming

Netanyahu's gift to Iran

Deputy: Police kill man who fired at officers in Minnesota

Andrew Cuomo screws up again by shutting down NY Subway

Australian Open (spoiler)

How Washington's War on Terror Has Become a War on Human Rights Defenders in Central America

Wow! We were expected to have up to 23" of snow in Philly. Now... 2 Inches!

TCM Schedule for Wednesday, January 28: Richard Attenborough

NYC Mayor: ‘Reconcile Yourselves With Your God, For All Will Perish In The Tempest’

Jon Stewart skewers Palin’s Iowa speech

Missing Mexican journalist found dead in Veracruz state

NYPD angered by de Blasio’s inability to stop snowstorm

Jon Stewart Picks Apart Iowa Summit GOP Hopefuls’ Incoherent, Rambling Speeches

News Flash: Asteroid Flying Past Earth Today Has Mini-Moon!

Now taking reservations for DU's Sunday Brunch - please join us....

Because some of you people think I am making things up let me give you the timeline

Unveiling his party policy, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is pledging to all Canadians 30% more!

China as J.P. Morgan Might Have to Save World

And we are all alone in the universe ...LMAO

FACEBOOK IS DOWN! Now I can rearrange that sock drawer I have been avoiding for months.

name the song or songs you love to sing and you sound great singing

Obama Includes Republicans In Big Delegation To Meet New Saudi King

Honduras – Torture and killing of human rights defender Juan Francisco Martínez

Letter: Fidel Castro Supports Diplomatic Talks With U.S., Despite Misgivings

Auschwitz Ceremony Marks 70 Years Since Liberation

The Real Takers Are The Rich.

Blizzard forecast in parts of northeast turning out to be a huge bust forecast

Auschwitz Survivor Gena Turgel Walked Out of Gas Chamber Alive

Black Grumpy Cat Reviews Sarah Palin's Iowa Speech

A much earlier historic September 11 in the US: Christiana resistance

After kpete's thread (thanks kpete)... "Fear Not the Path of Truth", a Marine's take on Iraq...

Koch Brothers’ Budget of $889 Million for 2016 Is on Par With Both Parties’ Spending

Massachusetts Travel Ban Sign on Tobin Bridge!

The Assembly Movement in Greece

So few of us are saving $$. What future is there for us?

Daily Holidays - January 27

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker Backing Down From Food Stamp Fight

High School journalism students destroy Fox "news"

They Wore Pink Triangles: Gay Victims of the Holocaust

(X-post from GD) They Wore Pink Triangles: Gay Victims of the Holocaust

Hebro Presents First-Ever Gay Jewish Auschwitz Tour

We cannot allow this from the Right: "Sarah Palin Slips into Self-Parody"

The Broken Template | James Howard Kunstler

Would you quit your job if you hated it?

Nicholas Winton - How one man changed the world (saved the lives of 669 children from the Holocaust)

Australian media scorn Prince Philip 'Knightmare'

Before The Fall (a rant)

C.I.A. Officer Is Found Guilty in Leak Tied to Times Reporter

Police raid southern French town with strong jihadi network

"It may not be the perfect system but''

The Lesser Known "Schindlers": Heroes of the Holocaust


Silent Theead in Rememberance to All Those Who Were Mass Murdered in Auschwitz.

Millions of GMO mosquitos could soon be released in Florida

Millions hunker down as Northeast storm totals downgraded

Libya: Three guards killed and hostages taken as five gunmen storm Corinthia hotel in Tripoli

For International Holocaust Remembrance Day

New Greek PM Alexis Tsipras appoints radical economist to new government

Groundbreaking Trans-Atlantic Free Trade Agreements

Obama challenges India on women's rights and religious tolerance

When Street Harassers Realize The Women They're Catcalling Are Their Moms In Disguise

Free Trade Faults: Europeans Fear Wave of Litigation from US Firms

Patriots' Robert Kraft expects NFL apology if no Deflategate wrongdoing

I haven't even run the snow blower yet this winter

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Alison Lundergan Grimes will seek reelection as Secretary of State.

Japan special envoy hopeful about release of hostage, pilot

Do not remove tag under penalty of law

Alex Jones wants a Cruz/Palin ticket for 2016.

Unsubstantiated claims from Louisiana

Flydubai (commercial) Jet Hit by Gunfire as It Lands in Baghdad

China probes officials in 'salamander banquet' scandal

Flydubai Jet Hit by Gunfire as It Lands in Baghdad

Hay fever and sleeping tablets 'can increase risk of Alzheimer's and dementia'

Trial Finds CIA Leaker Jeffrey Sterling Guilty, Govt. Claims 'This Case Is Not About Politics'

Downsize Democracy For 40 Years, Here's What You Get

Who's old enough to remember bicentennial fire hydrants?

Snowpocalypse: How Global Warming Creates Gargantuan Blizzards

New York City Is Spared the Worst Effects of Snowstorm

The DEA Is Spying on Millions of Cars All Over the U.S.

Obama assures Modi on concerns over H-1B visa issue

Gopman's interesting turn around...

Samsung Invests In Two Israeli Companies In One Week

BREAKING: Severe shortage in New England!

The Koch Brothers Are Going To Shell Out $889 Million In The 2016 Elections

Here's Exactly How Much Wealth The World's Richest Billionaires Have

This Map Reveals Just How Unequal The So-Called Recovery Is

On 27 January 1945 Soviet soldiers entered the gates of the Auschwitz concentration camp complex in

San Antonio Strays to be Featured in Puppy Bowl XI

GAO: Pentagon has no handle on its bloat

Meet Vivaldi, a new browser from the former CEO of Opera

A 21st Century Left Rises: Syriza’s Victory and Its Relevance for the U.S. and the World

Robert Reich: Wall Street’s Threat to the American Middle Class

Professor Richard Wolff: How the Business Community Screwed the Working Class

East Antarctica's Totten Glacier Net Mass Loss 14 GT/Yr; Region's Largest Glacier Holds 6-Meter Rise

Netanyahu must curb his incitement against 'traitors' - before Israel sees a Rabin replay

How much snow did you get ?

WARNING: Dig out your car's exhaust pipe!

There are more Catholic Republican Congressmen than Catholic Democrats for first time

New GOP Environmental Strategy: Recommend Market Solutions, Consult Wall Street, Rebrand!

Renee Ellmers Feels the Blowback from Killing 20 Week Ban

Meet the droneships "Read The Instructions" and "Of Course I Still Love You"

The apartment complex where I live has decided to slap on a $10 /month pet fee. Formerly, there was

Why serious people discount Fox News

Documents Show N.S.A.’s Moves on Surveillance Before Congress’s Approval

Alien Planet with rings two hundred times larger than saturn

Link between NSA and Regin cyberespionage malware becomes clearer

Pope Francis compares pushing gay agenda to ‘Hitler Youth’ indoctrination

Be careful what you do outside. A drone might appear and film whatever it is you're doing. nt

Penn & Teller call Bullsh*t! on anti-vaxxers — using a little thing called science

Female guards file discrimination complaints against Guantánamo judges

What to expect from the new Saudi king

US Embassy in Yemen Closed Until Further Notice

A Democrat in Alabama!

Yemen unrest will not derail plans to close Guantánamo Bay prison

Everyone wants "The American Dream". But only those in other countries actually get it...

U.S. durable-goods orders plunge 3.4% in December

Russell Brand calls for UK to join Greek revolution after anti-capitalist anti-austerity coalition

Tuesday Toon Roundup 1: GOP Values

A future Kurdish state is inevitable; the West should support it

Tuesday Toon Roundup 2:The Rest

Israel expels 43 intelligence veterans who refused to spy in Palestinian territories

Disease kills 7 wallabies at Virginia Zoo since Feb. 2014


Colin Fox: Greek implications are far reaching

Remember: Nazi Propaganda taught Germans to hate the Jews.

Obama Endorses Emanuel in New Ad

Libertarian Snowplow

Tsipras critical of "all-inclusive" resorts (Daily Mail, so take with salt)

BBC: Stop talking about the Holocaust?

Designing Freedom, Regulating a Nation: Socialist Cybernetics in Allende’s Chile*

The Progressive: Obama's Cynical India Visit

Two rockets from Syria strike Israeli-occupied Golan: Israeli military

Global warming (potentially) doubles risk of extreme La Niña event, research shows

UN halts Gaza house repairs saying donors failed to pay up

Asteroid That Flew Past Earth Today Has Moon

A 21st Century Left Rises: Syriza’s Victory and Its Relevance for the U.S. and the World

Virginia: Fairfax SWAT team raids high stakes Great Falls poker game, seizes cash, terrifies players

Fairfax SWAT team raids high stakes Great Falls poker game, seizes cash, terrifies players

Kobane: The beginning of the end for ISIL

The Guardian: Putin running Russia like a crime syndicate

Photo-Bombing Obama’s Iran Talks

'centrist and right-wing parties...have called Syriza “dangerous.” Maybe it’s time to get dangerous'

you won't read it in the msm, but we're getting hammered here in Maine

Quoting Gandhi, Obama Calls for Religious Tolerance, Gender Equality in Final Speech in India

Cuomo takes heat for unprecedented subway shut down

Fidel Castro: 'I don't trust the US, nor have I spoken with them'

We may lie sometimes, but we don’t want to be seen as liars.

Rashida Jones Corrects Reporter's Comment On Her 'Very Tan' Look: 'I'm Ethnic'

UC doctors strike for first time in 25 years

White House to Propose Allowing Oil Drilling Off Atlantic Coast

Alabama's first openly gay lawmaker threatens to 'out' officials having extramarital affairs

Ron Wyden's petition: Hold CIA Leaders Accountable

'Maybe our mayor should've endorsed Chris Christie.'

Pelosi: With Hillary Clinton, Democrats can win the House

Frackers need to pay for WV roads they damage

Georgia to execute intellectually disabled man

Wisconsin: Walker proposes 13% cut, more freedom for UW System

How do I remove my user name from the login screen?

Potential hackers announce threats to airline flights

Why We Need the Islamic Call to Prayer at American Universities

my Uncle was part of one of the liberation units of Dachau.

S.F. Catholic Church priest bans girls as altar servers

Medical device company executive to challenge GOP Rep. John Kline

Congrats to all for coming through your modern duck and cover on the East Coast. n/t

Yeti spotted roaming the streets of Boston during blizzard

The Church of Scientology slams Alex Gibney’s documentary “Going Clear”

New Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras Sworn In to Office

St. Louis Rams take next steps in possible move to L.A.

TYT Interviews: Cenk and Ana Take On Controversial Pastor Manning

Scene report: Coding for women's health - Codeathon

Leamsy Salazar, chief of security for Cabello and previously of Chavez in protective custody in US

Exclusive: Rubio Says 2016 Decision Coming By Spring

Raiders safety Charles Woodson will be back for 18th season

I'm in Manhattan on vacation ask me anything

Do you know what happens to a wealthy person after you raise their taxes by 5%?

A nincompoop and a loser

Morning Joe Hosts Receive Special Invite To Closed Koch Event, Lavish Koch Brothers With Praise

A big reason why I think the Patriots cheated

Jimmy McMillan of 'The Rent Is Too Damn High' receives eviction notice

A personal quote...

Nevada Republicans take steps to recall three Nevada Assembly Republicans

Lawsuit says bankers knew loans to Detroiters were risky

There just HAD to be a catch to Pres. Obama seeking to restrict oil drilling in ANWR

The 10 Most (and Least) Bible-Minded Cities

TYT: Sarah Palin Out-Palins Herself In Weird, Wild, ’Tragic' Speech

“Spider-Man” Saves Stranded Dog on a Freezing Riverbank

Krugzilla is a rabble rousing Dirty Hippie Economic Terrorist

Girlfriend just texted me that there are cops all over our neighborhood.

So Elizabeth Warren was a Republican up until 1995.

Affordable housing didn’t cause the financial crisis

Russian grocery stores found to be plumping up prices

One Year Later, NRA's Ted Nugent Says His "Subhuman Mongrel" Slur Was "Too Delicate"


Howard Marks reveals he has inoperable cancer

TipohDog found in Florida

TYT: Rich Got Richer Under Obama & The GOP Won't Let You Forget It

Republicans Are So Desperate, They're Blaming Obama for Income Inequality

Pic Of The Moment: This Week In Obamacare: Reality Vs. Right-Wing Ideology

Pope Francis compares pushing gay agenda to ‘Hitler Youth’ indoctrination

On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, We Mustn’t Forget Nazism’s Gay Victims

Monarch Butterflies Rebound in Mexico, Numbers Still Low

TYT: Greeks Reject Austerity But The Bigger Story Is About Conservative Failure

I'm "Trash Thread"ing every football thread I see.

A storm tracks 50 miles more to the east than expected and some folks get angry at the warnings and

BREAKING (NBC): Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will be charged with desertion for abandoning post in 2009

NYT Editorial: President Obama Protects a Valued Wilderness

The Best Tweets Mocking CNN Anchor Don Lemon's Ridiculous 'Blizzardmobile'

TYT: Miss USA Leaves A Message For Terrorists

Amazing Pictures - After the blast

Geez, my kid has had one horrible surprise after the other!

4th Annual Jog ‘n Hog Set to Challenge Erie-Area Stomachs

Prototypes of driverless cars are set to get the go-ahead on a stretch of Germany's

3 Are Charged With Serving as Secret Agents for Russia in New York

State ed board to vote on resolution calling for McPherson's resignation in wake of bigoted blog pos

Did Edgar Allan Poe Foresee Modern Physics and Cosmology?

Obama Arrives in Saudi Arabia, Promotes Tolerance in India

Today in Herstory: Ethel Byrne’s Hunger Strike Goes On (26 jan 1917)

Rooftop Solar Increases a Home’s Selling Price Across Multiple Markets

Bodyguard Outs Diosdado Cabello as Drug Cartel Chief (English)

Anti-Choice Extremists Target Abortion Clinic Director in Kansas

Anti-Choice Extremists Target Abortion Clinic Director in Kansas

No Safe Place | Full Report Physicians for Human Rights Findings:

OK, I really don't understand the appeal

Egyptian Court Sentences Doctor In Female Genital Mutilation Case

Egyptian Court Sentences Doctor In Female Genital Mutilation Case

Good Luck to new Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, he'll need it, IMO.


Peri: Netanyahu endangering IDF soldiers

Did John Boehner violate The LOGAN ACT, by undermining the Executive Branch - ie. Netanyahu?

Saudi Dictator's Death Shows NYT as Pawn of Power

American Sniper... from a Marine who was there

WFP forced to cut rations to some 150,000 refugees in Uganda

5 things to know about Obama's move to protect refuge from drilling

So, Michael Brown. Guilty of something, right? I mean the shooting was valid, right?

Mormon church backs LGBT rights -- with one condition

Kamala Harris Gets A Boost From The White House

U.S. Stocks Tumble After Durable Goods Orders Plunge

US Consumer Confidence Jumps to 7 ½-Year High in January

Tiny Kitten Treats Massive Dog to a Lovely Face Massage

New Apparent ISIS Post Threatens Japanese Hostage, Jordanian Pilot

Warren pulls out of Progressive Caucus retreat

Michelle Obama Quietly Reassigned To Department Of Agriculture After Butting Heads With President

7 Arrested As Fearless Pro-Choice Group Turns The Heat Around On Anti-Choice March In DC

Alexander Litvinenko told Met police Putin ordered his murder, inquiry told

Thieves ram original Wells Fargo in San Francisco, grab gold nuggets

7 Arrested As Fearless Pro-Choice Group Turns The Heat Around On Anti-Choice March In DC

Sen Grassley thinks dumping CitizensUnited means Bill of Rights goes next

Donald Trump blasts ‘loser’ Meet The Press host who mocked reality star’s presidential ambitions

Time To Prosecute House Speaker John Boehner For Violating Federal Law

1/27/73 End of VietNam War

I never knew how differently France and America value religion

Obama Moves Beyond Cold War With India as Russian Tanks Roll

Bill Maher: Robert E. Lee gave up Confederate symbols, so why can’t ‘redneck flag-hags’? (Raw Story)

Sen. Brown Opening Statement, Banking Committee Hearing on Iran Sanctions

New-Home Sales Hit Highest Level in Over Six Years in December

Alabama's State Rep Todd threatens 'family values' hypocrits

John Boehner To Take Step To Potentially Sue Obama Over Immigration

Don't you just miss those carefree days:

Syriza’s ‘Bella Ciao’ Casts Shadow Over Italy President Vote

Say hello to MAINSTREAM Republican/Teaparty...My Gay Friends...

Sen. Tammy Baldwin ousts aide over VA controversy--but Sen Johnson office contacted also

First Beheading Under New Saudi King Stirs Attention

Hi, all. I'm an Alaskan very proud of our President today!! Just joined this group so

what's for dinner - tuesday, jan. 27

GOP congressman falls back on "gateway drug" answer to pot...

Fleeing To Dismal Swamp, Slaves And Outcasts Found Freedom

What's wrong with Republican priorities? Well...

Rick Santorum Says ‘Legal’ Immigrants Hurt ‘Native Born’ Americans

Putin Needles Ukraine as He Shuns Wartime Allies at Auschwitz

‘Leviathan’: The Oscar-Nominated Movie Russia Loves to Hate

Greek Government Questions EU Bid for Russia Sanctions

Mexico investigates local mayor after journalist murdered

Nebraska case connected to Disney measles outbreak

Ring of Fire: Don't Let Corporate America Steal Your Pension

Pat Robertson Advises Elderly Woman: Reverse Mortgages Are A ‘Good Deal’ To Help Pay ’700 Club’ Dues

Business Game Changers, topic: Wall Street Corruption is Worse Than You Know.

Charmian Gooch: Meet global corruption's hidden players

What's wrong with college basketball and how to fix it

Payrolls Rose in 41 States in December, Led by Texas, New York

Thanks Bibi & Boehner: Senate Democrats Agree To Rally Around Obama on Iran. Even Menendez!

Kobani liberated: Kurds take strategic city from ISIS

Yellowstone Oil Spill Missing from Keystone XL Coverage On CNN, Fox

Officer Rescues Kitty Frozen to Concrete in Storm Drain

It is done.

Hillary Clinton Has Been M.I.A. Lately -- and Here's Why

I am glad the forecasters got it wrong for NYC.

DOD announces essay contest to honor King Abdullah-"man of remarkable character and courage"

Iran Sends Warning To Israel Via US Officials

Scramble to Conclude Suspicious EU-US Trade Deal

I have a job interview at 4PM EST.

Sex traffickers are among ICE's most wanted

Does the Yellowstone River Oil Spill Foreshadow the Future if Keystone XL is Approved?

Protesters Take Over TPP Fast Track Hearing!

"Historically, the most terrible things...have resulted not from disobedience but from obedience."

Deflate-gate cookies!

International Press Gets Briefly Excited about Coup Prospects in Venezuela

Obama Team Asks Congress For Enhanced Trade-Deal Authority

Warning sign: Stocks take nosedive

NFL Brings a Domestic-Abuse Ad to Super Bowl

Spain: 10 priests indicted in abuse case of interest to pope

‘Double tapping’ in Gaza

Nisman case: Argentina’s Jews are (unwittingly) serving the far right

Ignorant Colorado GOPer opposes anti-poverty birth control program

White House Drone Crash Is Tied to Drinking by Intelligence Worker

Last Faux Noise creepy interwiew. Psaki " Kerry's a hugger, I don't think it's a bad thing"

House Border-Security Plan Postponed Amid Republican Discord

Dog Near Starvation in Greece Makes Full Recovery Video

Swedish far-right leader says Islamism is a bigger threat than Nazism

Koterba toon: Answer to Violence?

Site Offers Clues to Life in Pre-Columbian El Salvador

New Mexico could be fifth state to legalize physician-assisted suicide

Goucher College Adjuncts Expect Union Victory As Organizing Spreads in Maryland

I did not know this: Dr. King's words are copyrighted.

Evo denounces neoliberal attacks on Venezuela

New SYRIZA - Independent Greeks Cabinet Announced

"Republicans want you to believe Social Security has a funding problem. Don't believe them!"

CVS vs our pristine Antarctic Ocean

The World Honors LGBT Holocaust Victims on Day of Remembrance

Indiana Governor Mike Pence proposing state-run taxpayer-funded "news" outlet.

Here’s how alike “Stay With Me” and “I Won’t Back Down” really are

Wikipedia Purged a Group of Feminist Editors Because of Gamergate

Gideon's Glock

St. Charles, MO: One person shot in Chuck E. Cheese store

Wikipedia Purged a Group of Feminist Editors Because of Gamergate

What is the quickest way to do a search on Usenet?

GOP: Disabled Should Raise By Their Bootstraps, If They Have Legs

US Democrats oppose latest Iran sanctions bill

NRC: We're Keeping Fukushima-Style Nuclear Reactors Going

San Carlos Apache Leader: ‘What Was a Struggle to Protect Our Most Sacred Site Is Now a Battle’

Poverty levels continue to fall in Colombia: Government

Get the book: "Social Security Works" and support Bernie Sanders effort to expand Social Security

‘Lou Grant’s’ Animal covers protest (“If you Want to Fire an Actor, Fire Ronald Reagan.”)

Army says no actions, decision in Bergdahl investigation

Peru's 2013 poverty rate down by almost 2%

Remember: There Was Genocide in the United States, Too

Poverty rises in Venezuela, according to UN report

18,000 California Nurses Win Stronger Patient Care, Workplace Protections in New Kaiser Pact

The Rude Pundit - Political Correctness Is Not What You Think It Is

Anyone know a good poetry site that has a poetry lookup

Bolivia's Economy Under Evo (Morales) in 10 Graphs | The American Center for Economics Research

Sen. Sanders: The Rebuild America Act

'Lightning Striking Twice': Autism Genes Randomly Mutated, Study Finds

Corleone businessman breaks omertà over mafia extortion

Here are 11 recent examples of how conservatives have been scamming their followers:

Anti-Islam op-ed distorts reality, could harm people (The Tennessean)

Mormon Church Comes Out in Support of LGBT Rights !!...sorta.

Do you think World Corporate Capitalism can be reformed without destroying the 1 percent

Naelyn Defends 'Oak Flat' Ancestral Land

It's official, Bobby Jindal is completely in "The Party Of Stupid."

I am officially obsessed with Clash of Clans...

Obamacare 20% cheaper - well then there's this spin

TGI Friday’s Accused Of Denying Workers Minimum Wage And Overtime Pay

Disability-Focused Proms Sponsored By St. Timmeh Expected To Draw 7,000

Britain braces for election that could herald EU exit

What's going on out West?

Live Earth

House Speaker Boehner acknowledges 'stumbles'

See this story in Breaking News

new kitty needs a name!

Last week: Woman falls out my North window; today, roof collapse out my East window

If 20° and snow in New England disproves global warming...

Argentine government moves to dissolve domestic intelligence agency

Ukraine Rebels Say Government Forces Pushed Back Near Donetsk

Russia And Turkey Agree On New Gas Route

Obama Backs Saudi Arabia Despite Riyadh's Human Rights Abuse

Dr. John plays boogie-woogie

Washington State Bill Would Scrap Delayed $3.1 Billion Seattle Tunnel Project

Affordable housing didn’t cause the financial crisis

Norm Solomon: The Invisible Man: Jeffrey Sterling, CIA Whistleblower

"Seinfeld" explains Deflategate

Netanyahu to American Jews: Get Lost

Bill De Blasio is the Mayor

Boom! Obama wins, Netanyahu and Boehner lose on Iran sanctions vote

thoughts on the "lover/hater" meme

GOP: Gilded Oligarch Pigs

Epically bad album covers

$889 Is Just A Down Payment On 2016.

Styx is playing the San Jose Civic tomorrow night.

Supporters pray for the release of the head of the Eritrean Orthodox Church

Army: Bergdahl reports are untrue, no decision made

Microsoft tanks 10 percent, hit by 4 downgrades on earnings

Seahorses doomed by SI cover jinx

"When the facts don't add up, they just continue to make more fanciful claims."

Israel 'systematically mistreats' Palestinian children in custody

Thanks Obama! 4 more years of...

They Start By Ripping His Life's Work To Shreds. Then The Guy With The Ponytail Steps Forward :-)

Scott Walkers presidential dilemma, will his next surgeon be a taxidermist?

Oldest ever: 5 planets found orbiting an 11.2-billion-year-old sun

Michelle Obama foregoes a headscarf and sparks a backlash in Saudi Arabia

Union leaders say they’re braced for ‘war’ on public employees

If you had to focus on three issues important to the Democratic Party...?

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****** January Photo Contest: Winner, 2nd and 3rd place announcement ******

****** January Photo Contest: Winner, 2nd and 3rd place announcement ******

Rick Perry loses second request to dismiss case against him

Lots of concern around about Greece possibly abandoning austerity

Documentary: "Fear Not the Path of Truth: a veteran's journey after Fallujah"

Texas Senate budget includes billions for tax cuts

Israeli General Helping To Militarize And Terrorize The Israeli-Texas Border At Our Cost.

Thom Hartmann: TPP…Cement Shoes & Into the River for the Middle Class

Thom Hartmann: Why the Greek Anti-Austerity Party Won

Move over, Tom Brady: Boston 'Yeti' is a heartwarming hero for the snowed-in

The interview went least I think it did :)

given that a drone was found on the whitehouse .. how long will it be before

Senate Passes Amendment Saying Climate Change is Not a Hoax

David Lane: get 1,000 pastors to run for office because 'this is our appointed time'

Militarization and Terrorizing of the Palestine-Mexico Border. We Pay for It.

US Drone Kills Sixth Grade Boy in Yemen, says Human Rights Group

Residents Can't Drink Water After 50K Gallons of Pipeline Oil Spill into Yellowstone River

Disability Advocates: Appeal Over S.F. Police Shooting Puts ADA at Risk

TEACHERS ROCK!!! - Moses Brown School Is Closed!!!

Venezuelan Officials Reject Allegation of Drug Trafficking

Pentagon Calls Bergdahl Reports (by Fox and NBC) 'Patently False', Rear Admiral: "Let me put a fork in it".

I e-filed today; will report when my refund arrives


I Could Never Vote For Warren Or Sanders

Romney Losing the Rupert Murdoch Primary

5 things that may surprise you about Native Americans' police encounters.

Batey, Vandenburg found guilty on all charges in Vanderbilt rape trail

Ebola impacting Chimps and Gorillas even more than humans

Once-Classified UFO Files Now Searchable Online

Israeli forces deliver demolition orders south of Hebron

Poverty reduction in Latin America stalls during 2014: totals 167 million

Blizzard of '15 Storm Report - Oakdale CT - 24 inches. (Updated)

Michelle was bare headed while meeting men who were not wearing PANTS?

Libya: attack on Tripoli hotel kills nine

Anti-drug ad blitz cost government $7 million, documents show (CBC)

Record iPhone sales drive blowout quarter for Apple

Update on Raven, the new kittie...

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Wednesday, 28 January 2015

American businesses preparing to flood Cuba

American businesses preparing to flood Cuba

Have you seen this????????

First U.S. doctors' strike in decades

Jury convicts 2 ex-Vanderbilt players of raping woman

GOP lawmakers embrace Obama trade push more than Democrats


In Saudia Arabia, how come no one complained about the headscarf President Obama

Was the Buddha an Atheist?

To Collect Debts, Nursing Homes Are Seizing Control Over Patients (New York Times)


2015 is shaping up to be a significant year for religion at the Supreme Court

Anticancer activity of cannabinoids Journal of the National Cancer Institute, Vol. 55, No. 3,

Talk, listen to resolve religious conflict

Grandparents killed as they try to buy 1966 Mustang Convertible

Israeli Opposition Takes Aim at Netanyahu Over Planned Speech to Congress

Why Pro-Choice Catholics Matter

Fighting Foo and cold weather