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Archives: January 29, 2015

An Open Letter To The Guys Who Run The World

Airlines get more than 50 online threats since Jan. 17

So Hillary is not her husband

"Pastor" James Manning now accuses George HW Bush of having had sex with 100 men...

Bobby Jindal defending the Stupid Party, but on official web sites.

Dear Syria: From One Refugee to Another | Ramzy Baroud

My "WTF?" of the day, off the deep end edition...

So who do we have for the GOP Presidential nomination so far?

Attorney asks for probe of Scott, Cabinet over Bailey's ouster (Florida)

John Boehner Faces a Revolt of the Moderates

S.F. public defender arrested outside court, office outraged

S.F. public defender arrested outside court, office outraged (xpost from GD)

I am not a scientist, BUT

The Pursuit of (Mathematical) Beauty

Romney built expensive homes after 2012 loss (with pics)

Michelle Obama Doesn’t Owe Anyone A Head Scarf


What do you think of the "buy American" mindset re: cars?

Rachel tonight: "well-known political figure on the right losing his job"

E-cigarettes come under fire from (California) health experts

House Science, Space and Technology (SS&T) Committee Starts Off on Partisan Footing

Every Democrat, especially younger Democrats, should see the film All The President's Men

Charles Townes, physicist who helped develop lasers, dies at 99

Breaking News: Lindsey Graham Still Stupid

I am not a scientist, BUT

YouTube staff too swamped to filter out all terror-related content

Pilot -- Burns & Allen Show

Greek PM Tsipras freezes privatisations, markets tumble

Dems Sound 'Privatization' Siren Ahead Of New Social Security Fight

Sen. Cornyn releases statement on 'tender, doughy' kolaches

I am not a scientist, BUT

Supreme Court blocks three Oklahoma executions

Hostage in Sydney siege 'killed by police bullet ricochet'

Poll Confirms That Republican Party's Obamacare Strategy Is Extraordinarily Unpopular

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseeker Check In!! It’s church night!

US Senate refuses to accept humanity's role in global climate change, again

A fight about taxing the wealthy, a century before President Obama

Nat Geo Book Review: How 40,000 Tons of Cosmic Dust Falling to Earth Affects You and Me:

faux exclusive: Boehner confirms lawsuit against Obama, defends Netanyahu invitation Measles Is Spreading. Kids Are At Risk. Sue Parents Who Didn't Vaccinate? Absolutely.

Anyone Installed Firefox/Mozilla's New Ap: "Light Beam" helping track for Your Security?

Thom Hartmann: Is someone who opposes crippling austerity measures...a radical...or a realist?

California declares vaping a public health risk.

Police cover-up, prosecutor misconduct claims could lead to new trial for 3 in prison since 1996

Chemists Confirm the Existence of New Type of Bond

I'm reminded of this scene from the film "The International" as ........

Big-toothed fossil may be primitive new human species

Skull clue to exodus from Africa

The One Way Forward | John Michael Greer

Race, Domestic Abuse and a Warning Shot: Marissa Alexander Released From Prison, But Still Not Free

Lance Armstrong, Barry Bonds, A-Rod Spring To Patriots’ Defense Over Deflated Footballs

Race, Domestic Abuse and a Warning Shot: Marissa Alexander Released From Prison, But Still Not Free

Race, Domestic Abuse and a Warning Shot: Marissa Alexander Released From Prison, But Still Not Free

Tom Brady: ‘Joe Montana Sucks And I Am Better Than Him’

201 dogs rescued from acreage near Milk River, Alta. (CBC)

The Undocumented – Their “Crime” is That They Love America

I've changed my opinion about school sports.

Even though I've lost all faith in NPR...

Greece appoints UT professor as finance minister

How to End Child Poverty for 60 Percent of Poor Children and 72 Percent of All Poor Black Children

Edward Snowden: Living in Russia is "great."

Ron Dermer? Might turn out to be one of the most despised

GOP Israel trip funded by ‘hate group,’ watchdog says

Jesse Ventura won't see 'American Sniper,' says Chris Kyle is no hero

Rare Sierra Nevada red fox spotted in Yosemite park

When you put them all next to each other . . .

Astonishingly Bryan Fischer declared too nutty for even the AFA

Androids will greet guests at Japanese smart hotel

Spy panel shakeup will add focus on cyber, CIA

TCM Schedule for Friday, January 30, 2015 -- Friday Night Spotlight - Neil Simon

Chilean lawmakers approve same-sex civil unions

American Family Association Evangelist Bryan Fischer Has Been Fired, Maddow Reports

A poll: What's better - Gerber / Leatherman tools, Gladiator / Joaquin, or cornbread / butter?!1

3 1/2 Minutes

New Mexico senator introduces flat-tax bill

ACLU asks judge to block attempt to repossess copies of CIA torture report

Obama Renounces an Insane Policy, But What’s Next? Cuba Détente

best damned taxi service in Mumbai

A guy on the far right just posted this... (updated)

Court Clears Civil Rights Protesters Of Crimes 54 Years Later

Did anybody feel that 5.7 earthquake in N. California today? Saw it on the news briefly.

This sounds like a challenge?

Returning after 10 year absence

RIP, Liz Byrd. The world becomes worse at the passing of a great woman.

Trans-Pacific Partnership was written by corporations

Jeff Roorda physically assaults a black woman in public meeting

Looking at my old stomping grounds on Google Earth-I realize we are well & truly 'F'd

WaPo: Sarah Palin and her onetime fans on the right: It’s so over (*pic warning*)

The truth about "political correctness" is that it doesn't actually exist

gratuitous kitteh pic - omg, they're snuggling edition

US to enlist Pope Francis in climate change action

Another RW pundit makes things up: "There are more welfare recipients in US than full-time workers."

St. Louis City Hall Meeting Reportedly Interrupted By Brawl

California Father Asks School To Bar Unvaccinated Children

LeGarrette Blount ‘mum’ about leaving Steelers for Patriots

It might be just me but,

Cliven Bundy's son arrested yet again

Christian mom worries LGBT rights will lead to legalizing Bestiality

Rainbow Family is 'extremist' hazard, Missoula police say in requesting Homeland Security grant

With a Growing Measles Outbreak, Is the Anti-Vaxxer Movement Finally Finished?

I am not a scientist, BUT

Updates on Polywell Fusion (Talk at MICROSOFT)

Tonight, Rachel Maddow is on the Letterman show!

Polywell Fusion at Microsoft

Rick Perry calls indictment ‘badge of honor’

The Rise and Fall of the Kyoto Protocol

Erratic as normal: Arctic sea ice loss expected to be bumpy in the short term

Are there film remakes that you like?

(UPDATE)Scientist Tyson & football maker Wilson call bull on Belichick's deflategate excuse

10 clichés about France proved wrong once and for all!

please tell me this is a joke-- O-Kern-Homa

Panama High Court OKs Corruption Probe of Ex-President

Panama High Court OKs Corruption Probe of Ex-President

Dear kitten.

Tamiflu psychosis is a real thing, and I witnessed it.

USB Wireless adapters cannot be enabled in refurbished HP Win 7 Pro desktop

Andrew Sullivan to quit blogging

"Man can’t change climate." - Chair of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

Holy Bullies and Headless Monsters: Bryan Fischer fired from the AFA!

My Trojan Killer scan last night found 6 trojans missed by Norton Internet Security, Malwarebytes..

2 Sentenced in Murders in Chile Coup

2 Sentenced in Murders in Chile Coup

huge fire in downtown SF tonight -- anyone got news reports?

Ebola outbreak: Virus mutating, scientists warn

Fun with a thesaurus: how's your 'poop-noddy' life? ;)

Daily Holidays - January 29

I Spent the 2015 Blizzard with New York's Homeless (Vice)

Royal Dutch Shell reports 57 percent drop in net income

Anyone I put on Full Ignore cannot see any OP's that I might post, correct?

Dismembered human body parts in suitcase, on streets in San Francisco

Suitcase of body parts found near Twitter HQ

Liberals weigh up leadership options as Prime Minister Tony Abbott faces criticism

Did Papa John's Pizza, discontinue...........

Billionaire Says Bloomberg Fabricated His Quote About Americans Needing To Have A 'Smaller Existence

To follow up on Holocaust Remembrance Day,

Pennsylvania Gov. Wolf to sign order barring drilling of new oil, gas wells in state forests, parks

Three charged in Principia football hazing case

'Spectacular effort' would be needed to keep Rams, CVC chairman says

U.S. Air Force picks Boeing 747-8 to replace Air Force One

McDonald's CEO steps down as sales decline

Ghost Ships: Turkey Becomes Springboard for Syrians Heading to Europe

Top French Court Approves Franco-Moroccan Same-Sex Marriage

Subprime Trading Is Back With a Different Name After Blowing Up the Economy 7 Years Ago

House Resolution 758 - War With Russia

The Best Football Prospect Nobody Has Ever Heard Of

Four solutions for Washington state’s budget dilemma

Ok, DU'ers..My facebook is blowing up over the last few days about Pence and

Obama Cements Ties With New Saudi King, Who's Already Overseen Four Beheadings

Inside The Koch-Backed History Lessons North Carolina Wants To Teach High School Students

The Shewri-while

How to Talk to Your Uncle Larry about KXL by DUer Nancy Meyer

Highland Park ISD parent calls book on poverty ‘socialist, Marxist’

This Long-Lost Constitutional Clause Could Save the Right to Vote

Markieff And Marcus Morris Under Investigation For Assault (Phoenix Suns)

Why Is an Israeli Defense Contractor Building a ‘Virtual Wall’ in the Arizona Desert?

Tell me again how animals are lesser than humans, 'cause I don't

Anti-Koch: The Fight For Green Energy is a Fight for the 99 Percent

Video of 17 year old teen girl shot in police station

Anyone watching the French series, The Returned--- on A&E?

America’s fracking ‘boom’ is having its worst months ever

America’s fracking ‘boom’ is having its worst months ever

Oh GOD - the hype is already starting re: a snow storm

This is how a police state protects “secrets”: Jeffrey Sterling, the CIA and up to 80 years on circu

Exclusive: Hillary Clinton may delay campaign

Thugs and Demagogues: 7 Right-Wing Wackos the Media Will Shove Down Our Throats in 2016

Jim Hightower: JPMorgan CEO's Whining For Pity Is So Misguided

How Middle-Class Economics Can Save Us From Disastrous Trickle-Down Policy

Dem Donors Plot Campaign Battle Against $889 Million Koch Behemoth

Woman who won gay marriage suit produced campaign ads for Roy Moore

It's supreme comedy to watch Senate Republicans feign shock

Boehner and Netanyahu

Lobbies rack up $800M tab

Here's something in the spirit of Woody Guthrie

Seattle Cops Sorry About Arresting 70-Year-Old Black Vet for No Reason

Comcast :(

The performance art of Marshawn Lynch is utterly fantastic!

"The Hunting Ground" --a documentary on campus sexual crimes

Look at this beautiful picture taken in China:

Forbes: Yes, Fracking Can Be Directly Linked to Earthquakes

Most unbelievable: Mitt Romney calls for National War on Poverty

Beijing Mayor: "Not A Liveable City" Thanks To Air Pollution; Tourism Down 10% YOY

Top Nevada lawyer joins suit against Obama's immigration relief plan

North Korea may be restarting reactor which produces nuclear bomb fuel

I knew I liked this one ( Chirlane McCray: NYC "First Lady")

Traps Capture First-Ever Photographs Of African Golden Cat With Kittens

The French. They loved Jerry Lewis and now they bestow Kristen Stewart with a nomination.

Anybody got any ideas about why hydrocodone is still available for medical use in the US, but not in

"Two potential Republican candidates for president distorted the facts about climate change

Israel, Hezbollah signal their flare-up is over

Amy Goodman on "The Hunting Ground" release yesterday--campus sexual assault documentary

Predestination. One of those must see sci-fi movies.

Greece misinterpreted over Russia sanctions: minister

Toon: Can't You Just Taste The Freedom?

ETA News Release: Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Report (01/29/2015)

Study finds link between depression, brain inflammation

Well, this offers a glimmer of hope

Breaking: Unemployment applications drop to lowest level since April 2000

Ford beats estimates despite declines in earnings, revenue

We can either give all citizens equality, or not tax the oppressed.

Maybe we need more bad cops

Union says no progress in U.S. refinery contract talks

"It's On Us"

"All pregnant women get a vaginal ultrasound at 6-8 weeks gestation."

Great tips (and photos) from Steve McCurry.

Student body-slams teacher for confiscating his phone

Student body-slams teacher for confiscating his phone

Student body-slams teacher for confiscating his phone

Thom Hartmann: Why the TPP Will Sink the Middle Class

Student body-slams teacher for confiscating his phone

Gas blast at Mexico children's hospital, at least 4 dead

U.S. military budget to start funding post-F-35 'X-plane:' Pentagon

An example of the Israeli media showing the really negative personal side of teh Netanyahus

Downtown Living Doesn't Stop for Storms

Hillary Clinton Room Post-Hillary Clinton may delay campaign

The Top Five Times A Fox Guest Debunked Fox

Seattle's Pronto Cycle Share puts rental bikes around town at swipe, go stations

American Family Association fires Bryan Fischer

Krugman: Ted Cruz has now joined the “anti-Fed crazy train”

The Ugliest Thing That I have Ever Seen...


Luke Russert is in Philly! The real reason he's here is NOT

Is Venezuela Becoming the Most Dangerous Nation in Latin America?

Isis hostage crisis: Militant group stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan

NY: MTA Had Plan to Keep Subways Running Despite Heavy Snow

Downtown Living Doesn't Stop for Storms

Panel is recommending changes to military health care, benefits

My prediction for 2017: Prepare for one last act of Obama-derangement-syndrome

M-1 Rail construction to ramp up this year in Detroit

Wendell Potter: Health Insurers Watch Profits Soar as They dump Small Business Customers

From Poesy to Carrot Carnations When arts die, they turn into hobbies.

Comcast Changed Customer's Name to "Asshole Brown" But Is Totally Sorry

Greece elections: In times like these, the EU has far more dangerous adversaries than Syriza

Here's a fun geek thing to do:

Poor Bastard. 1 yr sentence for the likelihood of committing a future crime.

Willard Romney ($) Is Running Again?

Prominent Pro-Life Catholic Democrat Switches Sides

Mormon Church's New LGBT Stance Draws Mixed Response From Gay Mormons

Rare Sierra Nevada red fox spotted in Yosemite National Park for 1st time in nearly 100 years

Papantonio: The Keystone Big Land Theft

Russia's anti-Russian film? Controversial Oscar-nominated 'Leviathan' polarises Russia as Kremlin

House GOP Demands To Know What Obama Will Do If SCOTUS Guts Obamacare SHARE TWEET

Scene from the film "The International" ..... Truth.

How Russia outfoxes its enemies

Administration Official Criticizes Israeli Ambassador Over Netanyahu Visit

Portugal to grant citizenship to descendants of persecuted Jews

Wolf Halting Corbett's plan to frack under PA. State Parks, & to expand fracking under State Forests

Hillary Clinton May Delay Campaign Announcement

Science vs. religion? There’s actually more of a three-way split- Interfaith Post

Rhiannon Giddens, what an amazing singer.

My Friend Paints Pets And Donates 20% Of Her Sales To Animal Welfare Organizations

Obama Wants To End The Era Of Sequestration

"Branches Of Government"

Loretta Lynch confirmed that waterboarding is torture. She should prosecute those who did it.

Thursday Toon Roundup 1- Elections, bought and sold

Thursday Toon Roundup 2- GOP

Thursday TOON Roundup 3- Saudis

Pic Of The Moment: You Have Got To Be Kidding

Thursday TOON Roundup 4- The Rest

The Republicans have a conundrum on income equality

Gorbachev: US dragging Russia into new Cold War, which might grow into armed conflict

I wrote Sen Cantwell re. the TPP. She responded with jibberish.

Some interesting context to the Christian Right's opposition to gays and abortion

Rand Paul’s prevarication problem: Afflicting the afflicted & comforting the comfortable

Would You Vote For An Atheist?

Urghhh ...

How about a pet photo thread?

Lawmakers sport “I’m Poncho” stickers following threats from gun-rights activists

Today in Herstory: Force-Feedings Continue for Ethel Byrne

Living among the dead in Gaza

Sales of Bigger Cars Will Force Manufacturers to Stress More Fuel-Efficient Ones

Senator Boxer Urges President to Continue Support for UN Population Fund

Senator Boxer Urges President to Continue Support for UN Population Fund

Uh OHH! Loretta Lynch's confirmation should be STOPPED! ...

Religious People View Science Favorably But Reject Some Theories - Just Like Everyone Else

I'm a Catholic feminist, and my church needs me more than ever

Interfaith group shows support for Add the Words Idaho movement

"American Sharpshooters"

"The Hunting Ground": Film Exposes How Colleges Cover Up Sexual Assault and Fail to Protect Student

"The Hunting Ground": Film Exposes How Colleges Cover Up Sexual Assault and Fail to Protect Students

"The Hunting Ground": Film Exposes How Colleges Cover Up Sexual Assault and Fail to Protect Students

The problem with American Sniper, explained in 3 minutes

Anybody wanna buy a mansion?

Does Mitt Romney intend to release his tax returns, his filings re: Swiss bank accounts,

Oklahoma worries over swarm of earthquakes and connection to oil industry

Recent hip replacement anyone?

Oklahoma worries over swarm of earthquakes and connection to oil industry

Oklahoma worries over swarm of earthquakes and connection to oil industry

Jon Stewart Why’d Obama Skip France but Drop Everything to Visit Saudis

Sarah Palin and her onetime fans on the right: It’s so over

1917 "Wanted"

Major Repub fundraiser busted for $20 million fraud. Claimed firefighters stole jewelry at 3rd fire

Here are the official Las Vegas odds on the next President:

While Obama agrees with Tsipras, Lavrov invites Kotzias to Moscow!

TYT: ‘Are You Eric Holder?’ | ‘What’s Up With Polygamy?’ - AG Nominee Faces WEIRD Questions

George Gervin wants an asterisk on Klay Thompson's single-quarter scoring mark

Arizona Tries to Contain Measles Outbreak Days Before Super Bowl

Jobless Claims in U.S. Plunge to 15-Year Low

Pending Sales of Existing Homes in U.S. Drop by Most in a Year

Has anyone here heard from "theHandpuppet"?

oh fuck. mercury retrograde anyone?

Last Warning | Rise of the Religious Right in the Republican Party (published and ignored, 2008)

TYT: Sarah Palin Teleprompts Herself Into A Reality War With Fox News

Are anti-vaxxers mostly on the the Left or Right?

"NYT Is Lost in Its Ukraine Propaganda"--Another View

Demolition of Sparrows Point blast furnace, once the largest in the western hemisphere

Why are so many young black men getting shot by the police? Their fathers suck. Badly!!!!

The Koch's Will Likely Try To Buy Presidency For Scott Walker.

"How does trickle-down work again?"

RNC fires BRYAN FISCHER before trip to Israel - Actually AFA fired him but really RNC

Venezuela - Lethal force now authorized to use during protests (Spanish)

Polar Bears' Penile Bones Are Breaking Because of Industrial Pollution..

John McCain Slams Anti-Henry Kissinger Protester As 'Low-Life Scum'

The Strange Case of Darren Wilson’s Mysterious Disappearing Duty Belt

Our era of insanity (a short semi-rant)

Jon Stewart Endorses "Johnny Actual Cash": "Let's Just Have Money Run For President Already"

AirAsia crash: 'Co-pilot was flying plane'

Why everyone loves Sarah Palin

9 Republicans launch House Freedom Caucus

Ron Dermer? If you don’t know who he is...

Amy Goodman asked the right question on ISIS and Boxer dodged it

Sarah Palin's tele-prompter glitch was not an accident?

Are anti-circumcisers mostly on the the Left or Right?

1st Neanderthal-human 'love child' in Israel

Rare Saharan cheetah caught on camera

Stonekettle Station - The Boogeyman is Gonna Get You~

Fighting the Wikipedia boys’ club

Militarized Evictions In Oregon - Chris Faraone Discusses

I'm really looking forward to Sunday's Game...the starting line-ups are awesome!

Let’s Take Apart The Corporate Case For FastTrack Trade Authority:

The "Reflection Letter" as punishment for raping an unconscious woman on Campus.

Ukraine hospitals 'under attack', says MSF


The Forgiveness Boost

Sen. Whitehouse Drops the Hammer on Fox and the GOP in Lynch A.G. Confirmation Hearing

WH pushes public-private partnership f/ infrastructure investment

Ebony Selling Photo Archive, The 'African American Getty,' Worth $40 Million

Chirlane McCray (NYC's First Lady): I knew I liked her.

Rare fox sighted in Yosemite National Park

Praise God And Bash The Gays | The National Memo

Gwyneth Paltrow Endorses 'Steam Douche'

Happy Birthday, Thomas Paine! Rich Conservatives Still Tremble at Your Name.

Mormon Church Wants Freedom to Discriminate

Justice Stevens Pens Six Amendments to Tune-Up Constitution

McCain to Kissinger protesters: 'Get out of here, you low-life scum'

The FCC wants your broadband Internet to be faster, so it changed the definition

Our Saudi 'friends? Still 'no way out' f/ Saudi women

Pap and Seder: Sarah Palin’s Back And Dumber Than Ever

Uh guys---if you are having consensual sex with a woman and she passes out---- STOP!

Planetary Society to test its LightSail solar sail in May

McCain to Kissinger protesters: 'Get out of here, you low-life scum'/USA Today and Cspan

Anybody own a Mitsubishi here? Must say farewell to my 99 Altima. Looking at used Mitsubishi sedan

Claudia Worked A Full Night's Shift — Then Instead Of Getting Paid, She Had To Pay

Claudia Worked A Full Night's Shift — Then Instead Of Getting Paid, She Had To Pay

Claudia Worked A Full Night's Shift — Then Instead Of Getting Paid, She Had To Pay

Average US rate on 30-year mortgage rises to 3.66 pct.

Astrophysicists’ update on enormous and unexpected Fermi bubbles

Scott Walker Rule that barred Solidarity Singers was unconstitutional, appeals panel agrees

Scott Walker Loses, Free Speech Wins in Wisconsin Appellate Court

Senate advances Keystone pipeline despite veto threat (62-35 vote") USA Today

What's for Dinner, Thurs., Jan. 29, 2015

Texas bill will allow teachers to kill students to protect school 'property'

Erin Runnion: "We need to understand what creates these monsters."

From GMOs to Climate, Public Disagrees with Scientists

She’s Going Door To Door With Light, And Older Navajos Have Never Seen Anything Like It

She’s Going Door To Door With Light, And Older Navajos Have Never Seen Anything Like It

WH v 'FauxNews' & conspiracy theorists

WTF ...192

Have you seen this? I saw it a minute ago for the first time and I'm quite taken with it.

Gunman arrested at Dutch news broadcaster NOS

Former Secretaries of State Say Global Crises Demand Budget Certainty for U.S. Military

No Shit ...55

"Fads, Follies & Delusions of the American People" Starring Billy Graham!

How serious is your problem? Check the RFS

Senate advances Keystone pipeline despite veto threat

Senator Jefferson Beauregard Sessions, a white man from Alabama ...

The ambiguous amphiboly

RECOUNT Movie Trailer

I'm sorry---I have to post the funniest post I've ever encountered on DU!

Does anyone know anything about the funding of this outfit? Are they legit?

Graham On 2016: Take Me Seriously, 'I Won South Carolina By About 41 Points'

"Excellent Sheep" by Wm. Derisciewicz is a book everyone here should read.

I am not a scientist, BUT

Does your cat go missing often?

Police ID Suspect In Hockey 'Hate Crime' Against Native American Kids

Lawrence Livermore research finds early Mesoamericans affected by climate change

Remember Sen. Jeff Jackson(D-NC)? Now he's hammering GOP's same-sex marriage tricks.

Trees-Amazing trees


I am now $2865.17 poorer.

Right Wing Watch Original Series: The Personhood Movement


Please help us here in the U.P.

WTF ...193

Former paramilitary leaders apologize to Colombia’s conflict victims

Unbelievable Nerve -- Republicans Finally Discover Income Inequality

Last McDonald’s Burger in Iceland on Display

Very clever, funny site

Ex-KKK Leader David Duke Says He Might Run Against Steve Scalise

National School Choice Week: PR for Privatizers

David Duke Says He Might Run For Congress Against “Sell Out” Steve Scalise

As Romney weighs '16 bid, his past donors commit to Jeb Bush

Nigerian farmers forced off land for massive rice plantation project backed by DFID aid initiative

Bryan Fischer: Losing One Of My Jobs Means I Can Finally Speak My Mind

Missing Students Case Also Highlights Racism in Mexico

Bill Would Allow Texas Teachers To Kill Students & Not Be Liable

Release: Safety Groups Call for OSHA Reforms

Release: Safety Groups Call for OSHA Reforms

#noTTIP Train to transport 100 UK activists to confront trade negotiations in Brussels

Release: Safety Groups Call for OSHA Reforms

For your consideration:

ISIS Throws Men Off Building for 'Being Gay'

Davos’ “dangerous delusions” slammed by new report

Name Your Mitt for 2016: My Vote is for MitPrision

Thom Hartmann: Can a New Thomas Jefferson Save Our Democracy?

Atheist files suit after being fired from teaching position

Thom Hartmann: The Deficits Republicans Don't Want to Talk About

Legal Marijuana: Fastest Growing Industry in the US

Kaitschuk leaves pork producers to join Rauner (R-IL) team

How The World Would Look If Countries Were Scaled To Population Size (IMAGE)

FCC Raises $44.9 Billion in U.S. Wireless Spectrum Sale

Simultaneous attacks in Egypt's Sinai kill 25

TV news consultant on female viewers: 'Self-centered, myopic, and terrified'

Gwyneth Paltrow Says You Need To Steam Your Vagina Because Pseudoscience

The Bush Administration's legacy: "A New Level of Refugee Suffering" by Angelina Jolie

Woman wakes up 4 hours before family planned to take her off life support

VICIOUS Christian protesters shout down Muslim kids singing National Anthem at Texas rally

Senate now taking final vote on Keystone XL Pipeline Bill

Patriots will win the Super Bowl

For Democrats, Doubts Remain About Clinton on Both Policy and Politics

Brand new web site

I've never spent this much on concert tickets.

Myth Busting Scott Walker's Bogus "Outstanding Teacher of the Year" Got Fired Story

Why does American Sniper...

Bibi & Boehner blow it: How they strengthened the White House’s hand

Julianne Moore Believes in Therapy, Not God (and Definitely Not Guns)

Greenfield, England: RSPCA saves deer from freezing in a canal

If these two don't make you smile, then your smile is broken

Solar-Powered Seawater Desalination Research Contract Signed in Abu Dhabi

How Scott Walker operates - an excellent case study

Rather than comply with gay marriage law, our Probate judge stops all marriages.

Darwin Day at Duquesne 2/12 (Pittsburgh)

Senate Passes Keystone XL Oil Pipeline Bill

Romney's Iowa Guru Signs on With Jeb Bush

Pay Per Vote: the Wave of the Future?

Interesting what Megyn Kelly (FOX) said to Huckabee...

Why, WHY are Republicans such dicks?

Never give up believing in yourself

McDonald's: Fired For Being Black

Author Colleen McCullough has died

Team Ruff? or Team Fluff? who's going to win bowl'15? speed or power?

Long-necked 'dragon' discovered in China: Dinosaur's lightweight neck spanned half the length of its

Texas Christian extremists get their bigotry on

Realist look at TPP, by the elephant in the room but not a party to the discussions.

Gully patterns document Martian climate cycles

Take that you TROLLS!!!!!!

Pat Robertson Says Woman ‘Going To Hell’ For Living In Sin w/Man: Like She Just 'Killed 5 People'

Roos: Socialism or Barbarism

Einstein right - Quantum computer as detector shows space is not squeezed

Twins Come Out To Dad - Video

Beer compound could help fend off Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases

Manspreading 2: The Revenge!

Senate passes Keystone XL measure

Dear Syria: From One Refugee to Another

Obama signs executive order closing Congress

Neighbor David Talbot Shares What He Really Thinks of His New Neighbors In Precitaville

Hyundai Motor Group Concentrating on Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle Development

The Power of the Spectacle in Bolivia

Koch Congress Still Pushing Keystone After Four Pipeline Explosions In A Month

Michael Bennet just voted with eight other Dems

Cigna Cuts HIV Drug Costs To Settle Discrimination Case

Rauner (R-IL): 'Right to work zones' are first-year priority

Denver Airport Bans Marijuana-Themed Souvenirs

30% cut in teacher's pay????

Robert Reich takes on the Trans-Pacific Partnership

Daily Kos blogger Cedwyn's time on Earth is drawing to a close. (UPDATE: She has passed.)

Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler arrested after bar fight

What's a safe way to shrink a WinXP partition ?

Bill Moyers nails the NRA

The ED Show RIGHT NOW..... Ed is handing the lukewarm Dems their A$$es

NJ Republican Congressman: "Homosexual rights are not human rights"

New Greek Government Has Deep, Long-Standing Ties With Russian 'Fascist' Dugin

Ted 2 Trailer

A year ago, Colorado had two Democratic Senators. Now, after the Keystone vote, we don't have any

Ken Paxton investigation closed by Travis County

British Fighters 'Escort' Russian Bombers Near U.K. Airspace

Record 9 Models Have Zero Highway Deaths, IIHS Says. Do you have one of these cars?

S&P: Cuts, Not Taxes, Turned California's Budget Around

Advanced parallel parking

Protesters disrupt rally at Capitol by Muslims, supporters; Rep. Molly White criticized on Facebook

How has Time Warner failed users? Let us count the ways

Raven is home! (updated with better picture)

Does John McCain really have the authority to "have someone arrested"?

Study reveals wide gaps in opinion between scientists and general public

Death Toll in Ukraine at Five Thousand as the Ceasefire Breaks Down--Ceasefire Important...But How?

Daily Marijuana Use Is Not Associated with Brain Morphometric Measures in Adolescents or Adults

'AN ACT OF WAR' Contact info of all the Democratic Senators who voted for KEYSTONE XL!

Progressive analysis of "anti-imperialist" left that defends Gaddafi, Assad, Putin

Scientists And The American Public Are Far Apart On Science Issues, Pew Survey Finds

57 Charges of Child Abuse and Assault to be Leveled Against Drunken Hockey Fans Who Sprayed Native Y

Teaching the Holocaust in the public schools, an unforgettable incident.

Super Bowl Alert: Conservative Heads Will Explode (because God is WHITE, and that's a fact!)

Senators push legislation to lift Cuba embargo

Senators push legislation to lift Cuba embargo

This is what we love about Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor

Toon: Occupied Territory

Left victory in Greece breaks new ground

Dear kitten...

The false promise of fracking and local jobs

Rod McKuen, prolific songwriter and poet, dies at 81

So Boehner was the Tea Party before the Tea Party existed

Would a poll complaining about a jury verdict be considered 'whining about DU'?

The false promise of fracking and local jobs

Katy Perry today

U.S. Democrats set high bar for supporting Obama on trade

So the anti-vaccine folks are creating way more problems in America

People keep pulling the fire alarm in the Patriots' hotel in the middle of the night

Damn it Texas.

Tips for coping with the blizzard:

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The Fire on the 57 Bus in Oakland

I hope the NFL PSA on domestic violence also airs on radio