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Archives: January 31, 2015

Bill Would Allow Texas Teachers To Kill Students

Rand Paul on Disabilities, Take Two

Solidarity and the Seattle Seahawks Forever

This Black Man Was Shot to Death by the Cops After Calling Police for Help


Hagel felt pressure from WH to release Gitmo Detainees (CNN)

It's Dick Cheney's birthday today.

Black teens who commit a few crimes go to jail as often as white teens who commit dozens

DU Deadheads: 29th Annual KPFA Grateful Dead Marathon

Tears~'Matt Shepard Is a Friend of Mine,' and My Son

"The Top Secret Trade Deal You Need to Know About"--Moyers & Company

Officials: Second Nebraska measles deemed false alarm

Where are the leaders of the white community?

I just got a call from Newt Gingrich

Morning Joe at Night? No Rachel?

Phoenix weatherman remains professional while his weather map goes completely bonkers.

What is religion?

Stop Being Indian-American!?!

Shake Shack shares more than double in stock market debut

Three Chad soldiers, 123 Boko Haram militants killed in Cameroon

CIA interrogated suspects on Diego Garcia, says Colin Powell aide

WTF? Joe Scarborough instead of Chris Hayes?

Joe Scum is on at Chris Hayes time

Any Physician who is an Anti-Vaxxer MUST have their license to practice medicine REVOKED

Guest Line up on Real Time with Bill Maher tonight, HBO 10pm and repeat at 11pm

MSNBC, go home. You're drunk.

AP: Wisconsin Gov. Walker previews likely White House theme

I'm watching Joe Biden on CSpan from today with the Dems

Who knows how long the MMR vaccine protects

No pun intended, but I can't put this book down.

Hank & Brutus are brothers & animals do have emotions.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows 2-1-15

Morning Joe @ Nite? WTF MSNBC - Are you trying to alienate your nighttime audience too?

More measles cases found in California

This is why I am watching Ancient Aliens

Divide and Conquer (Scott Walker)

So, should I watch "Double Indemnity" or Fellini's "8 1/2" tonight?

More Fun With Shakespeare

More Fun With Shakespeare

Fuck Scott Walker

Heidi the dog certified for Search and Rescue in Northern Ireland

Police: Family kills man over child custody dispute

Game of Thrones Season 5 Official trailer

Treasurer McCord to plead guilty in campaign finance case


Nuclear safety push to be softened after U.S. objections

Question to the Sports Group

Friday Talking Points (334) -- Sarah Palin, Under The Republican Bus

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF Death To The Peacemakers!!! & a new Tiger cub gif

Parm Dishes to Warm Weary Souls, video

Nuclear Waste Dump Troubling Residents Of Armstrong Co. Town

There aren't two legitimate sides to vaccination.

OMG, Mika just said "you don't go to the bathroom with the balls".

Birdman: what a complete waste of my time and my money.

Romney pulled out for an economic reason, who wants to be Hoover 2.0.

Committee Chair Censors Public Comment Against Right-to-Work Supporters

Robert Reich takes on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (2 1/2 minute video)

Committee Chair Censors Public Comment Against Right-to-Work Supporters

Thos. Frank: How liberal apologists torpedoed change, helped make the Democrats safe for Wall Street

City will pay $3.9M in 2012 NY police shooting of Bronx teen

OK. Which coach is a bigger asshole?

If the SC rules against subsidies in states without an exchange a lot of people will

We almost forgot his birthday was today....

Mexican President Tells Nation to 'Move On' from 43 Students

The point of TPP is to boost US exports. That's why PBO is behind it.

TPP Job Claims Earn 4 Pinocchios!

US Company's Rice Plantation Pushes out Nigerian Communities

Cost Pressure Intensifies for Southern Co. Nuclear Plant

Ruble faces another 'nosedive' after rate cut

American teen beaten by Israeli police is cleared of wrongdoing

Richard Sherman, Seahawks, says calling him a "thug" is the same as calling him the N word.

TCM Schedule for Sunday February 1 - 31 Days of Oscar: 1927-30

Good evening, here is some squee

TCM Schedule for Monday February 2 - 31 Days of Oscar: 1931-33

Gazans storm UN compound over suspension of aid

LMFAO-you can't make this shit up

Le’Veon Bell: ESPN’s Most Valuable AFC North Player a

Home health care workers on strike across Ontario

An NYPD Unit Armed to Face Terrorists–and Protesters

And the Band Played On (1993)

Thanks to free trade agreements, our country has lost 13.6 million jobs.

Controllers now banking on Philae wake-up call (BBC)

TPP: Job Loss, Lower Wages and Higher Drug Prices

Origin of bed bugs revealed (BBC)

2 big reasons the new broadband standard us bad news for Comcast & TW

What are you favorite new Indie groups?

Hatake on Helix...

After Muslims’ treatment at Capitol, Abbott calls for ‘civil discourse’

Is there some big game this weekend?

Verizon FiOS & Bill Maher - What Gives with the pixelation? Three weeks in a row, just Real Time.

In 2010, Obama promised the US/Korea free trade deal would increase US exports by $10-$11 billion

Did any other one's dad fly a B-29 in the Pacific in WWII?

Please recommend for me the best episode or two of your favorite old TV show....

New Ransom-Ware Scam Locking Victims Out Of Their Own Smartphones

Republicans suck… And I'm quite sure that they hate America.

TYT: Cop Who Shot & Killed Sleeping 7-Year-Old During Botched Raid Walks

Bruce Jenner Is ‘Transitioning Into a Woman’

The GOP’s Long Love Affair With Schmucks

Since the Vaccine Wars seem to have returned...

Stephen Fry on God

Ivory Coast: 20 children abducted and killed

Knesset report: BDS movement has no impact on economy

Senators Introduce Bill To Block States From Blocking Public Broadband

Should I rename "Captain Morgan" as "Barnacle". Cause I need a shorter

Greece’s finance minister vows to shun officials from troika

Venezuela confirms shooting down plane near Aruba

Activists say Obama action on methane emissions 'misses 90% of pollution'

Incredible 50-foot 'dragon' dinosaur unearthed by Chinese farmers

Germany plans changes to Prostitution Act

Deal With Hershey’s Puts An End To Import Of Cadbury Chocolates

TheOnion: The arguments for and against Fracking

This pisses me off

Democratic Party events 2015

The Orwells

Mark as read is not working properly?

Trying to impress a foodie tomorrow...

Jeb ‘Put Me Through Hell’...Michael Schiavo's story.

Pro-Life Groups say Merck is Partly to Blame for Measles Outbreaks

US, UK condemn latest Israeli plan for settler housing as 'illegal, illegitimate'

Captain Phillips--Wow. Tom Hanks is amazing.

Politicians’ Letters In Support Of Comcast Merger Were Actually Written By Comcast

Drought may force São Paulo to cut water service to 2 days a week

Science indicates parents should vaccinate kids: White House (Disney swell to 107)

NOAA - Watch old ice disappear 1987 - 2014

Past 16 MONTHS, 372 oil & gas #pipeline leaks, spills, other incidents, w/ 20 deaths, 117 injuri

Is there a part of ACA that limits doctor visits for those with employer insurance?

Stiglitz proposes tax code changes that will stimulate our economy and sole a lot of other problems.

i really do wonder if the lounge still remembers how to party

Vent: Those two board members. partly my fault too.

Just wanted y'all to know. Got my latest test results.

Meet the people that make iPhones and iPads

Gun Group Plans To 'Hunt Down The Republicans' Who Opposed Texas Open Carry Bill

Got my latest test results.

Connecticut legislature approves NRA-opposed judge nominee

Bill O'Reilly Confronts Donald Trump: You're Not Running For President

So, I was bored…and made an analysis of an apparent "obsession"?

OK, It's official, you can be afraid now ...

Office puts chips under staff's skin (BBC)

Art dolls (picture heavy)

Ancient underwater forest discovered off Norfolk coast (BBC)

Prison for NYC duo accused of abusing partly paralyzed woman

Sheriff: Gun in City Hall shooting came from straw buyer

Colorado considers ban on welfare cards at pot shops

ISIS Chemical Weapons Expert Killed In Airstrike In Iraq: US

How Roy Cohn Helped Rupert Murdoch

I am not a scientist, BUT

Right. I'm doing this. I've been drunk enough to have woken up in bed with another guy

Comcast reps changes customer names to "whore" and "asshole" and "Dummy" and other insults

25 Colombia Military, Police Sanctioned for Spying on Peace Talks

Colombia’s Fugitive Ex-Spy Chief to Surrender, Lawyer Says

Started a group Americans Abroad for Warren

Three Dead and 73 Hurt, Including 20 Newborns, in Mexico Gas Explosion

Obama Seeks Funds For Crumbling Native American Schools, But Not Enough For All Of Them

Daily Holidays - January 31

Any tea drinkers here?

Man brutally beats his girlfriend and bites off her ear...... He beheaded her cat too

CIA and Mossad killed senior Hezbollah figure in car bombing

So....Shane from Walking Dead was in Prometheus. Possible Spoilers.

Greece economy: Merkel rules out more debt relief

NYC to pay $5M to kin of man killed in 'Mafia cops' case

Scientists found some modern diseases predate human ancient ancestors

Test of gun finds only DNA of deceased Argentine prosecutor

Texas bill alllows teachers to kill students

Michael Reagan Ordered to Pay More than $600,000

Hubble spots massive ring made of stars in space caused by gigantic galactic collision

#19 for Serena Williams

So Y'all want a Superb Owl this weekend....

Could Hillary s use of 200 private jets flights while a Senator doom her bid?

U.S. ground troops could be needed in Iraq: Chuck Hagel

Boys ain't flowers.

The Truth About Union Organizing: It's Much Better Than You Think

The Ugly Wal-Mart Truth: Managers Treat the Workers Like Dirt

“They Can Do Whatever the F*** They Want”: Inside the FBI’s Disturbing Quest For Domestic Terrorists

The Ugly Conservative Tactic of Brutally Attacking Individuals, Even Kids, Instead of Ideas

Spain: Podemos holds Madrid mass 'March for Change'

Evo Morales (Bolivia President), there's a spot reserved for you under the DU bus.

Wounded Syrians: Eliminate Hezbollah

The US Navy is reengineering commercial oil ships for military use

'Israel and US choosing to escalate rift'

The Pamlico Sound is too shallow to hide a submarine

Weekly Address: A Path Towards a Thriving Middle Class

An Explosive Crisis: Government Bickering Clouds Cleanup Effort at Camp Minden

RIP Rod McKuen

I will not predict who will win the Super Bowl.

The three tenets of my ideology.

The Meme of “Russian Aggression”

What's for Dinner, Sat.. Jan. 31, 2015

Casey Kasem's children urge elder abuse prosecution against Kasem's widow

I believe that not vaccinating your child is a form of child abuse and should be criminalized.


What does "rest in peace" even mean?

The acorn (Tagg) don't fall far from the idiot tree

Union, energy companies make strike preparations

NBC News: Study Suggests Baby Chicks Can Count ... From Left to Right!

Prayer breakfast headliners: Obama, Dalai Lama

today (Jan 31) is the 75th anniversary of the issuance of SS Check #1

Jeb ‘Put Me Through Hell’ Michael Schiavo knows what Jeb Bush can do with executive power.

Meet Ida May Fuller, Recipient of 1st Social Security Check - 75 years ago today

How I discovered I was wrong about the origin of the Serenity Prayer

Working Mom On Food Stamps Hits Back At Scott Walker’s Plan To Drug Test Her

Why Mitt Backed Out - His $$$ Said: "We need to support someone else.”

(I am SO disappointed) Michelle Obama gives 'American Sniper' two thumbs up

Choose Joy for Harper

100 Time-Lapsed Sunsets...

Top political advisor stresses rule of law in managing religious affairs

Damn groupies...

Crash victim thanks donors whose blood saved his life

Ukraine crisis: 'Dozens killed' in east as Misnk(sic) talks open

14 degrees and 35mph wind gusting to 50...

‘State of Sinai’ claim hundreds of killings in Sinai attacks

Islamic State seizes oil facility in northern Iraq, 15 workers missing

Even droids know the Force is with vaccination

Bernie Sanders Shows How Reagan Helped Destroy The Middle Class

Whatsis I hear about Sheldon Adelson and the Kroch brothers alone...

Why 'Reverse Racism' doesn't exist

Why Having a Heart of Gold is Not What Christianity is About

Venezuela allows possible deadly force at protests

Same-Sex Interfaith Couples Face Roadblock to Marriage in Judaism

Seattle Marijuana Company Rolls 12,000 Joints For Super Bowl

"Adele" Sings "Skymall" - CONAN on TBS

How about a thriving working class?

Hayden: "I didn't need to ask 'mother, may I' from the Congress or the president or anyone else."

The Visit

Amid growing vaccination debate, measles continues to spread and is now in New York state

US support for satirizing religion breaks along racial lines: Pew

If anti vaxxers think they are doing no harm, they need to educate themselves about history.

All the money in the world could not buy Rmoney the

Marissa Alexander on MHP show n/t

State auditors fault power agency's practices

Scott Walker's State of Ignorance--

DC Charter school teachers fired for teaching Black history

Profits vs. Wages

Update on Otter browser (old-school Opera clone)

The Nation’s Biggest Mall Slated to Kill One of the Largest Prairie Dog Colonies on Colorado’s Front

Rod McKuen, Johnny Cash Train songs and poems.

FBI Trying To Keep Us Safe From "Louie Louie" (The Song)

The Nation’s Biggest Mall Slated to Kill One of the Largest Prairie Dog Colonies on Colorado’s Front

MSNBC Sticks A Fork In The Eye Of Hayes And Maddow Viewers By Putting Morning Joe On At Night

Top 10 states dependent on the federal government

Alcoholic Clydesdales for Romney

What the MSM Is Failing to Tell You

Did I Wake Up In An Alternative Universe This Morning?

Why do the Republicans hate labor unions so much ?

Super Bowl: I Don't Care...

Law of the Rights of Mother Earth | Bolivian Legislative Law 071 of the Plurinational State

Dog saved from peril in Los Angeles River

Comic Heroine Ms. Marvel Saves San Francisco From Anti-Islam Ads

The Republican Passed Keystone Pipeline Bill Violates The Constitution

Forget the 60Minutes sexting: Did/do we know OBAMA "hates" HOLDER?

A pair of star-cross'd lovers

"Thug" was an ethnic slur invented by the East India Company to justify their brutal rule

Scotland: Stirling Castle to host world's longest tapestry

Me on the new FBN show Kennedy defending teachers and public schools re: School Choice

xPost from V&M: Me on FBN show Kennedy defending teachers and public schools re: School Choice

"‘Group-Thinking’ the World into a New War"-- Demonizing "Bad Guys"

Everyone's mother *will* win Super Bowl XLIX -- Bank on it...

Krayzie Bone, Layzie Bone, Bizzy Bone, Wish Bone and Flesh-N-Bone are "Thugs"

Former Director of NSA & CIA: "I didn't need to ask 'mother, may I' from Congress or president"

Bill Maher Drops A Reality Bomb On Republicans Who Pretend To Care About The Middle Class

Bill Maher Drops A Reality Bomb On Republicans: American middle-class was created though socialism

Texans call for civility after right wing crazies demand patriotism from/shout down Muslims

Why do zebras have stripes? Temperature counts

Jan 9 arrest tape for George Zimmerman pops a sound, "Sorry that was me" (metallic pop)

Drug Enforcement Administration tracks movements of millions of Americans...(to SEIZE ASSETS)

I would like the Keystone XL to be built, but I absolutely oppose Congress's forcing it

Skip the dip! Super Bowl team cities see spike in flu deaths

Should I defriend a Facebook friend if she is an anti-vaxxer

Greece Will Repay ECB, IMF, Reach Deal With EU, Tsipras Says

Syriza Victory Reveals Media’s One-Dimensional Backwardness

Who Did NOT See This Coming?: Texas Governor to declare ‘Chris Kyle Day’ in honor of sniper

Water purification: Running fuel cells on bacteria

Today in Herstory: Birth Control Advocates Press for Better Conditions for Ethel Byrne

Unprecedented Dr-Jekyll-and-Mr-Hyde type of behaviour of aphids towards ants discovered

Should adults have a measles booster?

The Greek People Have Punctured the Smugness of the “Moneymen”

Jeb Bush's Former Classmates Say He Was A Hash-Smoking Bully Well, blow me down!

Grist: "The Exelon-Pepco merger: Big, nuke-heavy utility looking for new ratepayers to fleece"

Jeb Bush was a pot-smoking bully, say former classmates; Rand Paul adds 'hypocrit'

Saturday, January 31st. The Weekend Edition of William Shakespeare's Thought For The Day.

Measles patient was on train that later stopped at Niagara Falls

Honestly, if Christie can't sit in a chair, can he really run a nation?

Mormon LGBT rights announcement pretense to further the carving out of broader religious exemptions

Isabelle Boulay - Non je ne regrette rien (VIDEO)

Injustice League (brain trauma and domestic violence in the nfl)

Working until they dropped dead kept the old people from becoming moochers and parasites, dontchakno

Injustice League (traumatic brain injury, domestic violence and the nfl)

Injustice League (traumatic brain injury, domestic violence and the nfl)

Bobbi Kristina Brown found unresponsive in her bathtub at her home...

Parents: Howard Middle School Teachers Fired for Teaching Black History

U.S. regulators recall 2.1 million vehicles in new air bag issue

A shining ray of hope for all mankind!

GOP Concern For Middle Class--Crocodile Tears--With Power Will Economically Rape & Pillage & Plunder

Just When You Thought The Selfie Craze Had Reached Rock Bottom, This Happens

Religion In The Comics - 011

Bad Math: An Analysis of Divide and Conquer Politics as Used in Wars for Oil

Super Bowl 2016 to be held in San Francisco is going to be minus the roman numerals.....

Personhood tutorial for new Republicans...

Thousands march for leftist Podemos party in Spain/BBC

Whitney Houston's daughter found unresponsive, taken to hospital

'She was only a baby': last charge dropped in police raid that killed sleeping Detroit child

Scott Brown files for Mass. state pension

Florida man accidentally shoots, kills teen while acting out rap song.

Why 2015’s Pop Music Scene Looks a Lot Like 1995’s

Jobs? NOPE.

Weekend Toon roundup 1- Aww, Mittens isn't going to run!

Why Romney Backed Out

When will brain-computer interface become available to everyone ?

Weekend Toon Roundup 2- The rest

PoSt songs about lusting after someone who gives you a physical!!

Mayor of London: jihadis are porn-watching 'wankers'

Great Super Bowl Ad...

Yikes, the Decorah Eagles might lose their home to squatters......

Yes, Virginia there ARE Two Sides to Vaccines

Future of Freedom: A Feature Interview with NSA Whistleblower William Binney by "Peace Revolution"

A clash of epistemologies: why the debate on climate change is going nowhere.

Fireside Chat with Richard Dawkins

Mitt can't run for President: A conflict with Bain Capital's seizure of the U.S. Postal Service?

Meet the homophobic bigot who runs Russia state media including RT

What to Do in Belfast, Northern Ireland

Black Cubans: Restoring US Ties Is Cool, but America, Keep Your Hang-Ups About Race at Bay

Iraqi libraries ransacked by Islamic State group in Mosul

The Golden Age of Black Ops--Special Ops Missions Already in 105 Countries in 2015

William and Kate will not join campaign to clear names of LGBT people convicted under old law

After 7 - Can't Stop (1990), loving it

Crippling Drought in California - Vice

Rep. John Conyers Calls TTP: Fast Track to Job Losses

Kansas taxes $47M less than expected in January, complicating already strained budget picture

Who Created God?

The Warren Ballpark, oldest in the country.

Basil's voice has died...

Talks on ending Ukraine fighting begin as death toll continues to rise

Just another day in Syria. Another 27 ISIS fighters killed, plus 70 others.

Joseph Stiglitz- Don't Trade Away Our Health

Why do I need to vaccinate my puppy?

Why are conservatives allegedly NOW "breaking up" with Palin?

Phone scam: someone called me today to tell me I was preapproved for a loan up to $10,000.

TSA to Require Secured Identification to Board Flights in 2016

Coral Gables police department introduces tool for autistic residents

Fargo Zamboni driver arrested on suspicion of DUI when game spectators report erratic ice-cleaning

Kendra Sunderland Admits Filming Solo Sex Scene In Oregon State University Library: Cops

Forbes Destroys John Boehner in Scathing Smackdown.

Two cases of child pornography possession in Vatican in 2014

A teacher's heartbreaking and trenchant resignation letter.

Carl Djerassi Dies at 91; Forever Altered Reproductive Practices as a Creator of the Pill

Stacey Dash on Rape Victims: They're Bad Girls Who Like to Be Naughty

Your Next Doctor's Visit Could Get Crowded

Pap and Seder: Epstein Child Sex Scandal Only Beginning

White House Seeks to Limit Health Law’s Tax Troubles

White House Seeks to Limit Health Law’s Tax Troubles

Beans Do Not Belong in Chili

Neither beans nor spaghetti belong in chili

New ISIS Video Purports to Show Beheading of Japanese Reporter

New Super Bowl bet

Bill Belichick addresses "Deflategate" one last time before the Super Bowl

11-year-old girl tells story of cops forcing her to floor at gunpoint

Would you vote for a hypothetical US Senate candidate like this:

California truckers win $2 million in wage theft suit

Iraqi libraries ransacked by Islam

A New Satellite Will Watch the Western Drought from Space

US-Cuba Detente: Time For Americans To Wake Up From Cold War

Creepy Medical Supplies Found Amid Wreckage Of Pirate Blackbeard's Ship

Guest Lineups For The Sunday News Shows

idiot Conspiracy Theorist talk show: If there is terrorism at the Super Bowl, it will be false flag

Please keep the homeless in your prayers during this very cold and snowy period.

China, Russia, India FMs to meet in Beijing on Monday

Ukraine Peace Talks End In Mutual Accusations

Robbing Peter to pay Paul.

More MMR stories in the news.

Up to foot of snow possible for Midwest, Northeast

Lining Up to Receive Aid in Ukraine, Crowd Is Devastated by a Mortar Attack

People do the weirdest shit to their bodies....I respect their right to do them , but wowser....

I'm going to buy a 3D printer and use it to build a drone.

To understand events in Ukraine you must understand the "first" Maidan - Orange Revolution 2004

Man arrested after body parts found in suitcase

If you're a Seahawks fan,

Oregon to Wisconsin Time Lapse

Miss Marple actor Geraldine McEwan dies aged 82

Ohio pair say unhurried burglar fed dog bologna, made coffee

The newest eating disorder: Orthorexia

Nashville megachurch (and Carrie Underwood's church) declares full acceptance of LGBT people

Downtown L.A. mosque imagines empowered role for Muslim women

Why Are Cubans So Special? By Ann Louise Bardach

Do animals display religious behavior?

St. Louis Circuit Attorney Subpoenas St. Louis Public Radio

Richard Dawkins wants to lovebomb Iran — with erotica

Tom Brady smiling through his Super Bowl MVP acceptance speech

HUGE Brawl Breaks out at St. Louis City Hall between police & Ferguson protesters

The Economist: The World in 2015 Cover

Matt Damon and Ben Affleck Take Responsibility for 'Deflate-Gate' (Jimmy Kimmel Live)

ISIS admits defeat in Kobani for the first time, blaming U.S. warplanes ‘bombarding us night and day


So why did Romney drop out of the race?

Calif. techies now buying, renting private airplanes

First-ever rainless January in S.F. history

Planet Earth In Infrared, At 4k Resolution

The curious history of General Tso’s chicken

The curious history of General Tso’s chicken

Amid measles outbreak, anti-vaccine doctor revels in his notoriety