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Archives: January 3, 2015

Is the CDS Market Being Manipulated?

California leaders set for high-speed rail groundbreaking Tuesday

Alaska's former U.S. Sen. Mike Gravel to lead marijuana business

Remembering Mario Cuomo

Artist Bruguera freed in Cuba after colleagues write in support

Sheriff to take over probe of police shooting death of Cleveland boy

IMPORTANT info, my 1 yearold grandson just diagnosed with staph infection, EDIT

Suicides Spread Through a Brazilian Tribe

Suicides Spread Through a Brazilian Tribe

Meanwhile, in Florida

Prosecutors to seek death penalty against LA airport shooting suspect

Help Wanted:

West Bank Attack Targets U.S. Consulate Security Vehicle

Iran and US tentatively agree on formula to reduce nuclear programme

How Long Before Oil Prices Recover?

Ronald Reagan shooter won't face new charges in James Brady death

Ailing Guatemalan ex-dictator requests retrial absence (Genocide)

Saudi King Abdullah suffering from pneumonia

Ecuador's Correa to visit China

Andromeda slipping into the trees

Houston to the Big 12?

Report: ISIS Fighters Getting Ebola (WHO investigating outbreak in Mosul)

So if the blood of the officers who were shot in NYC is on DeBlasio's and Sharpton's hands

It’s time to change our warped view of Cuba: Guest commentary

9/11 The Toronto Hearings - 2011 (Full Length)

Google outs unpatched Windows 8.1 vulnerability, and debate rages on both sides

Dear President Obama, Please pardon Don Siegelman NOW

Sugar Molecule Links Red Meat Consumption and Elevated Cancer Risk in Mice

I know there are animals in need every day. This story got to me.

New Year's Resolution for America

California Governor Approves Bitcoin for Transactions

Guys, you have three... four.. four choices!...

NYPD cop turns himself in for attacking female MTA employee...sick thug

only one person makes GWB look like a genius

So when is saying F Word okay on DU?

Benedict Cumberbatch speaks out against the bigotry of the religious right

Police chief said he shot wife moving gun in bed

Don't Take Your Guns to Town

Could I ask a cheesy favor?

2015 Texas: The Muck Starts Here

Federal mediators step in on FairPoint talks as strike hits 11th week

"Kill All N***ERS": Putin Youth organization "Nashi" a LOT like Hitler Youth

Kaley Cuoco On Anti-Feminist Comments: You Know What I Meant

Crackpot Utopia: The Year in Republican Crazy, Part 9

Fight on Guns is Being Taken to State Ballots

Cuba's highest priority should be building materials and building trades

Crackpot Utopia: The Year in Republican Crazy, Part 10

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF! Into the Woods & a new Maru gif

Buckingham Palace denies sex claim against Prince Andrew

RIP Little Jimmy Dickens

2014: Year in Photos

O freedom

Texas man watching New Year's fireworks dies of stray bullet

Trade agreements are about even greater corporate influence over our lives - local commentary

Medicaid is actually pretty popular among recipients

"I’m tired of reading these phrases, “Nobody was fired for…"

Idaho gay marriage fight appealed to Supreme Court

UCF is hiring 100 new faculty members

The Progressive: When Students Go On Strike For Their Schools

After making bionic arm, UCF students flooded with requests for help

Palestinian party posts, pulls image of skulls with Jewish stars

Set up an Amazon Echo the other day

The Progressive: When Students Go On Strike For Their Schools

The Progressive: When Students Go On Strike For Their Schools

As Rep. Steve Scalise story grows, sordid details emerge about dark underside of the white supremacy

Luminaries in Minnesota trails

A US State Dep't site search returns 790 texts and transcripts using "Trans-Pacific Partnership,"

Are you kidding me -- Donna DOUGLAS was 81 yrs old AND she's dead?!1

TCM Schedule for Saturday, January 3, 2015 -- The Essentials - Outside the Actors Studio

Arkansas billboard promotes white pride radio, KKK leader claims it’s ‘not racist’

I have some really bad news about your family tree...

Want to deplete your tax base? Give 'job creators' what they want

Pittsburgh Police Chief Under Fire For Controversial Photo, Union Says Calls Department Racists

With New Land Commissioner, a New Era for Bushes

Girlfriend of man shot in Walmart by police dies in car crash..

5 Advantages Atheists Have Over Theists

Help Wanted:

Judge Takes Away Minimum Wage Protections From Home Care Workers

What is cough syrup made of?

Hi! Just found this group through the chronic health forum

Gov. Jan Brewer Leaves Arizona Broke – Still Gives Big Bonuses To Staff

Dangerous assault weapons are legal; but these are NOT

AirAsia Rescue Crews Spot 'Large Objects' Underwater


Call 907-344-8808 Alaska Humane Society

Grand Ole Opry Legend Little Jimmy Dickens Dead at 94

LA Times: Before 'Hillbillies,' Donna Douglas traveled 'The Twilight Zone'

Kramer: After 35 years we will finally get trickled on in 2015

Slave labor farms left to continue undisturbed by police

Bad code update triggered Yahoo, Bing search crash: source

There are 21 million slaves TODAY.

TCM Schedule for Sunday January 4 - Henry Mancini

I stand alone

I've been thinking about Mario Cuomo lately, since he passed...

What are we going to do..

TCM Schedule for Monday January 5 - Jean Arthur

Ricks newsletter:

Pentagon Supplies School Districts with Assault Rifles and Grenade Launchers

Brother of Homeless Man in $130,000 Viral Video: "It's All a Scam"

Funny exchange from Grand Budapest Hotel (film):


35-car crash closes I-93 in New Hampshire

Judicial Ethics education - you can tune in if you're curious ...

"Your job is to hold my feet to the fire."

Bill Moyers' Retirement from Television "Lays Down a Challenge" for Next Generation of Journalists

Firefighters find black box on still-burning ferry

Florida Man and Woman ‘trapped’ in unlocked closet for two days

Paul Krugman: How Soaring Inequality May Lead the World Down the Path of Fascism

Biden, Venezuela leader discuss improving relations

John Hinckley won’t face murder charge in death of James Brady, prosecutors say

Satin Dolls in Lodi - 'The Sopranos' Bada Bing - is burglarized again

At awkward time, Wisconsin's Walker faces GOP rift

Women veterans can now purchase newly designed license plates in Minnesota

Schools learn to cope with influx of undocumented teens

Jimmy Dickens, an Outsize Country Singer, Dies at 94

I'm among the richest 0.35% of people in the world by income. Where do you rank?

NYPD Commish Bratton to Cops: Don’t Turn Backs on Mayor at Officer Liu’s Funeral

It is 2015!

WHO investigating claims ISIS fighters have contracted Ebola

The roller coaster is about to plunge dramatically to the right.

Ontario, Canada: lost service dog found after six months

Jewish Leaders ‘Deeply Disturbed’ By Anti-Semitic Graffiti in Venezuela

No Turned Backs at Officer Liu’s Funeral, Bratton Asks

Daily Holidays -January 3

Manchester: DJ to adopt abandoned puppy

Mailman's Hell.

Book review: "African Anarchism: The History of A Movement"

Paul Krugman: How Soaring Inequality May Lead the World Down the Path of Fascism

Police: Girl, 7, survives Ky. plane crash; police ID 4 dead

Illinois extends marijuana experiment to children

Plennie L. Wingo

Why do people so often mention China when talking about free trade treaties?

Our Terrifying New Congress: Meet 5 Tea Party Extremists Taking Office this Month

Bill de Blasio: Why Income Inequality Is a Major Threat to American Society

Qaeda Suspect Facing Trial in New York Dies in Custody

The Tide Is Out.

Inside the ESPN Empire

Private Interests Coming to a Public School Near You

Amalgamated Transit Union raps plan to eliminate overnight PATH service (affordable means of trans..

What's Wrong With Georgia?

The Future of Getting Arrested

3 elderly Nebraskans with flu have died; Iowa investigating child deaths

Duluth Case Shows Police Body Camera Footage Is New Legal Battleground

Cotton -- an Economist book review.

Power struggles inside the Kremlin

Missing American found dead in Mexican mountains

“Someone once told me the definition of Hell: The last day you have on earth, the person you became

Weekly Address: Vice President Biden: Make 2015 the Year for Quality, Affordable Health Insurance

Flashback: the NAFTA flap from the 2008 campagin

Wreckage of Airasia aircraft found

Tuesday, January 06 Florida Becomes a Marriage Equality State

Sara Palin's picture of her son could end it for her.

Above normal temps for Florida so far this winter....

After a Spa Day, Looking Years Younger (O.K., They’re Only 7)

Subway Surfers Las Vegas USA

CLEVELAND-Manner of death of a woman who died in Cleveland police custody has been ruled a homicide.

Bigger question: Why does Sarah Palin have a Service Dog?

Uncle Sam: "I quit...I Just Vape Now!"

Pondering: Big Money vs Big Numbers

Greece, the Troika, and the New York Times

Populist Proposals Win in 2014

Murdoch, Scaife and CIA Propaganda

Scroll through 104 of the best behind-the-scenes WhiteHouse photos in 2014

A taboo on telling the truth about Palestine

You might have to work forever: The honest reality about Social Security and retirement

GOP focus for Congress: Cut deficit, don't stumble

Federalist Rolling Papers

Germany: Cologne Cathedral to switch of lights in protest against anti-Islam protests

Why activists and feminists get so many death threats

An overlooked way to lower monthly student debt payments

Thousands flee homes as Australian wildfires rage

As Carbon Dioxide Grows, Tropical Trees Do Not

Help! This old timer needs instructions re: iPad mini.

Startup offering wind turbines that look like a tree and sound like one too

The "Real" Journey with the greatest drummer of all time, or one of them, Aynsley Dunbar

to all

What would you say about a man who said to women

"A hawk cannot become a dove, nor can a friend of Wall Street become a foe."

Jeb Bush Resigns as George W. Bush’s Brother

A Gazan’s wishes for 2015

Rick Wiles: Gays, Secular Jews And Obama Jews Will Destroy America

Dick Cavett - I knew I loved that guy

Religion In The Comics - 007

What's a favorite movie quote of yours?

God is on the ropes: The brilliant new science that has creationists terrified

Jewish Atheist's Controversial T-Shirt: "I Met God, She's Black"

Four killed in fresh India-Pakistan border clashes

How Mario Cuomo Made the World Safe for Pro-Choice Catholics

"History Channel?" No. Hysteria Channel.

U.S. Media Dangerously Regurgitated Government Claims About North Korea and Sony

Telling the History of Photographic Processes, from Daguerreotypes to Digital

Robert W. McChesney: "Capitalism as We Know It Has Got to Go"

Saudis Tell Shale Industry It Will Break Them, Plans to Keep Pumping Even at $20 a Barrel

Shrimp Tempura recipe

Atlanta Stagehands Fight ‘Labor Pimps’ Pushing Temp Work, Low Wages

A gynecologist sums up 2014

5K+ Anglo Saxon coins unearthed. Vikings suspected. With help from Ethelred the Unready.

This is not CGI, it's a robot, and it scares the hell out of me!

Five ways to know you’re speaking to white supremacists

Father Disciplines Son After Learning He Wants To Join A Gang, Footage Of Harsh Lesson Goes Viral

Keiser Report: De-Fiatisation of the World

At least 20 Egyptian Christians kidnapped in Libya

Without irony, Christie embraces cross-Hudson capacity

Before America had heard of Mario Cuomo...

A North Korea Watcher Watches “The Interview”

Five Ways Obama Can Mess with Republicans in 2015

Labor talks between dockworkers, operators at ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach grow more heated

Chris Hedges: Americans Are Living An Unsustainable Fantasy

Ten Reasons Why the TPP Must Be Defeated

Abbott Plan Stands on the Out Dated and Hated, No Child Left Behind Excessive Testing System

Obama 2014 the year in pictures

U.Va. president seeks leniency for McDonnell

Another Atheist Caught in Case of Serial Plagiarism

We wont go back, we wont stop protesting police abuse of minorities...This is real change, finally

Obama administration sticks to court argument that marijuana is dangerous

Decade of the protester? Why the uprisings are far from over

No Child Left Behind Education Policy and Promotions by GW and Jeb Bush to Return to Texas.

A good move in St. Paul

The mysterious death that ignited Jerusalem's religious-secular rift

Seat of Boston’s Catholic Power Gives Way to Other Pursuits

Maureen McDonnell reportedly sought money from NFL quarterback

Bernie Sanders Flexes His Muscles By Introducing Bill To Create 13 Million New Jobs

Religious Holidays 2015: Interfaith Calendar For Major World Religions

Florida couple ‘trapped’ in unlocked closet for two days

More Women Agents at the Border Could Mitigate Sexual Assault Crisis

More Women Agents at the Border Could Mitigate Sexual Assault Crisis

Little League Star Mo’ne Davis Honored by AP and Sports Illustrated

The True Relationship Between Crime and Law Enforcement

Fundamentalist Expect Nonbelievers To Accept Their Faith Based Laws

Russell Brand quotes on revolution

If you are using any of the passwords in this list, change it!

Barbara Nessim: Five Feminist Decades of Art

Barbara Nessim: Five Feminist Decades of Art

Subverting the “Girlie” Calendar: January

Bernie Sanders: Stand Up to the Koch Brothers...

Bernie Sanders Proposes Roads and Jobs Bill

REQUEST: I propose each group have a "Host Hotline"

Scottish Police: we are watching you online and will investigate any "offensive comments"

Stupidest Oil Baron Alive Pleads Poverty in Billion Dollar Divorce Settlement as Oil Prices Plunge

TYT: Chuck Todd Slips & Tells Lewis Black EXACTLY Why The Media Sucks

Vacant Olde Building Suddenly Aglow, $4M Rehab Begins

Meet conservative icon Dr. Ben Carson...

Egypt to begin expanding Gaza buffer zone next week

These guys fished for schools. Got a whole city. Perfect image of a corporate coup in America.

TYT: Marco Rubio And Rand Paul Have Cat Fight Over Cuba

Following ICC application, Israel freezes $125 million in Palestinian tax funds

Veteran, former cop sues Cuomo, state officials for taking his guns after he sought treatment for...

NY Times: Dying in the E.R., and on TV without his family's consent

Mix of snow, ice, rain a prelude to bitter cold

Arizona: Tucson schools violate ethnic studies ban

Kanye West and Paul McCartney song has Yeezus fans asking who the other guy is

PC gamers - your favorite mods?

Leelah Alcorn update, Mom lies on CNN, daughter's reddit account found....

Mmmmm, Banana Bread

Neil deGrasse Tyson solution for North Korea's hacking...

Look what Pres. Obama did

Beautiful Kailua sunrise on the last morning of President Obama’s vacation. Looks like a nice day...

Domestic workers in Lebanon fight for right to join union

Pete Souza Shares Behind-the-Lens Moments...

The dynasty lives on: George P. Bush takes oath of office in Texas

This little girl is a survivor -spare a thought for her today

Police Chief Who ‘Accidentally’ Shot His Wife Twice Had Been Divorced By Her, and Caught Cheating

MK Tibi waves Palestinian flag at Temple Mount

Police Chief Accidentally Shoots Himself For The Second Time

Heads Up. PBS Frontline this week:

When you think you've seen every Obamas photo out there. Gorgeous.

Tell no-one: A century of secret deals between the NSA and the telecom industry

Do you remember these clothes?

Appeals court won't delay or move Tsarnaev trial

"...with liberty and justice for all."

Another Reactor Closes, Punctuating New Reality for U.S. Nuclear Power

President Obama is Now a Popular President

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) Takes Credit For America’s Low Gas Prices

Journalist Chris Hedges disinvited from U. Penn over Israel-ISIS comparison

Israel freezes Palestine tax funds over ICC bid

(Jan 6, PBS) Gunned Down: FRONTLINE investigates the politics and power of the NRA.

4.9 magnitude earthquake rattles Idaho

Maybe they should check out the size of their MeDUlla OblonGATas too...

The Newtown Lawsuit and the Moral Work of Gun Control -- The New Yorker

Doctor: Death from cancer is the best and we should stop spending money to cure it

Russell Brand Spells His Name with Two Ss and Two Ls.

Does Europe really want a solution for Palestine?

January 3, 2014 (police opened fire with AK-47 rifles)

Former US Senator Edward W. Brooke dies at 95

on pictures in the center of the front page that abrade the senses

Sick of President Obama derangement syndrome?

On the Docket: The Top 4 SCOTUS Cases to Follow in 2015

Robots can now learn to cook just like you do: by watching YouTube videos

Israeli authorities force Palestinian to demolish his own home

Workers end strike in Panama Canal expansion

Memphis’ Marc Gasol keeping his options open for free agency

Eight values that progressive believers and non-believers share

Pending approval as a host for this group I'd like to introduce myself.

Ty Lawson says he has talked with Kevin Durant about going home to Washington DC

Pics/posters r/t The state of Walker's Wisconsin...

Why the Democrats Need Labor Again

Why the Democrats Need Labor Again

Why the Democrats Need Labor Again

RIP Democracy in India, Hello Fascism

The Problem with Police "unions": Problem cop elected President of police union in LA

Palestinians blast Israel for freezing PA tax funds: 'Collective punishment'

What's your favorite episode of All in the Family?

Unpaid insurance leads to Labor Department suit against defunct Bradenton private school

Marcy and Sweetie Pie-The Destroyers.

Bad barley crop probably won't affect 2015 beer prices

US Threatens to Cut Off Aid to Palestinians After Move to Join ICC

The Senate's 46 Democrats got 20 million more votes than its 54 Republicans

Wearing a hoodie in public in Oklahoma just might get you fined.

my little farm.

Rep. Alan Grayson: ‘88 seconds to Debate the TPP’?

"Dear PETA, Chill. At least Trig didn’t eat the dog...."

What's for Dinner, Sat., Jan. 3, 2014

2015 Kentucky Derby Prep - 2015 Jerome Stakes

Barack H. Obama Is The Greatest President of Modern Times

Senator Pledges To Follow Leader Of A Foreign Nation (Lindsey Graham)

City in Ohio named Oregon to temporarily change name for title game

Famous Southern California white cobra gets name: Adhira

A month without a kitchen

Did any other DUers hear that lady on CNN say that deBlasio said nothing political

The Economy in 2014 -

A New Left in Europe: Austerity Gves Rise to New Political Parties

Are We Headed Back To The DIY & Back Alley Abortions Of The Past W/New Conservatism.

Mourners Pay Respects to Wenjian Liu, Officer Slain in Brooklyn

If I had paid someone to do a review of my book, it wouldn't have been THIS good

5 full length Grateful Dead concerts on CD - $10

Reply to flamin lib from GD

Gypsy infant refused burial in France gets grave

Things I Learned Today Reading The Internet

Death to My (Our) Hometown

NY Times: Many Identities of New York Officers’ Killer in a Life of Wrong Turns

FCC To Make Final Net Neutrality Decision In February

Wind in the weeds

Ha ha a VERY young Leonardo Dicaprio in "the quick and the dead"

California's new laws for 2015: How are you affected?

Extremists kidnap 40 males in northern Nigeria