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Archives: December 14, 2013


The other kind of Cartel: Colombia investigates cement industry for anti-trust violations

off to see the king of country western troubadours!!!11111111!!!!

Big disparities in air pollution detected in L.A. neighborhoods (LA Times)

Scientists find second, 'hidden' language in human genetic code

Serbia: 'hundreds of Albanians' found in mass grave

Luckovich Toon- Up On The Roof

Huckabee, an Eye on 2016, Sees ‘a Real Opportunity for Me’

VIDEO: Kindergartner signs school's holiday concert for parents

America's Forgotten Crime Victims..(Petition to President Obama)

Mary Cheney Talks About Her Family’s Personal Stake In Marriage Equality Fight

Steve Patterson, DeLoss Dodds, Bill Powers & Mack Brown will speak at 6:30 on the Longhorn Network.

Polaroid & Apartheid: Inside the Beginnings of the Boycott, Divestment Movement Against South Africa

A question that no one wants to answer...

DRUG ARRESTS: Perris and Menifee students snared by undercover deputies

Deer and cat

Warren Buffett appears as Walter White from “Breaking Bad” on his Christmas card

Second Christie Pal Resigns In Political 'Revenge' Traffic Jam Scandal

The Union-made Holiday Shopping List

Rove Brags That He Knows A Woman With Tattoos Who Won't Be Voting Democrat

Brutal offshore Christian reform school exposed in new documentary

You really think this guy was a jihadist or do you think the FBI..

What do you want?

Saw Smaug in IMAX 3D today (no spoilers)

Has the mighy political pendulum passed its conservative zenith?

Exclusive: McCain Flies to Ukraine as Protests Rage

What secular civil liberties are denied to atheists, agnostics, skeptics or the irreligious?

A question for Megyn Kelly

I Took Nissan's 'Taxi Of Tomorrow' For A Spin, And It's Clear New Yorkers Will Love It

Please-- applause isn't necessary. It's only a few fractals!

'You can STILL be jailed for being a republican, government confirms'

Celebrate “Puppy Love” with Donny Osmond

For Republicans, a Homeless, 11-year-old Black Girl Named Dasani is a 'Useless Eater' Who Should Die

It's time. Soc Sec needs to be expanded to age 50. If Congress cannot provide a job before

Adjunctivitis: The End of the College Essay. An Essay

Cost of a 1 pack a day habit, by state, at 100% of FPL

UPDATED: NSA official floats possibility of striking a deal with Edward Snowden

Elegant insults.

Man commits suicide after girlfriend won't stop shopping

Fox News Sued Over 'Plan to Get Younger'

The White House - A moment for Newtown

Jeffrey Sachs is turning up in the most unlikely places this week

Hagel: All States Complying With Same-Sex Benefits

100 Grams (and Counting...): Notes from the Nuclear Underworld

Let sleeping dogs lie

Gun violence by State, redux...

Happy Hour with Will Shakespeare. Ask us anything.

Congress triples Obama’s request on defense cooperation with Israel

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF! Another Senseless Act of gun violence &

"Sadly, Rob Ford epitomises what Canada has become"

‘We haven’t won yet politically, but we will’

Rachel begins with Christie and using office for personal gain

WallMart called: Your Christmas Photos are in

Seasons Greetings

Fred Couch, slimeball extraordinaire (and a Republican, apparently)

Can someone explain to me a bit about wireless routers?

The Cruzification of Marco Rubio

2013: The Same Old Grand Old Party

TCM Schedule for Sunday December 15 - TCM Spotlight: Christmas Comedies

Happy Friday the 13th

TCM Schedule for Monday December 16 - TCM Spotlight: The Christmas Spirit

Karl Pierson, Arapahoe HS shooter >>

This will do your heart good

SF Missing hospital patient death autopsy results..

Arapahoe High gunman held strong political beliefs, classmates said

HHS refuses to allow Issa to have documents, citing past Issa leaks

Obama OKs some federal aid for Rim Fire

Appeals court vacates ban on US horse slaughter

Why dogs have 4 legs.


Eric Liu: Keep your guns, but take responsibility (CNN Editorial)

Google removes privacy feature from Android mobile software

What's more naive - belief in Santa or believing "Trickle down economics" works?

"NSA Weighs Amnesty For Snowdon"

Sometimes the guys at work are pretty funny

Brown gives no hints about future: 'What we need to do is go beat Oregon'

Wring That Neck

Florida Gov. Rick Scott says state will not re-open Jameis Winston rape investigation

Every Republican In This Statewide Race Wants Creationism Taught In Public Schools

Friday Talking Points (285) -- Republican Sandwich Filling Hits The Fan

any I-P109 haplogroup-ers here?

Cuomo - Christie war begins over GWB closing

Three die suddenly from rare Lyme disease complication

Now this is rock'n'roll! (Warning: low volume/sound quality.)

A sad day for those of us who grew up in the 70s/80s watching "It's Academic!"

Weekend Economists and the Accidental President December 13-15, 2013

Help me donate to charity. I've donated to City Harvest (Food Bank), Stand Up to Cancer, Leukemia

Al Green~ I'm, I'm so in love with you~

Did I hear this right - are we are still spending $80 billion on Afghanistan

EIGHT 8oz glasses of the nastiest shit I've tasted in a LONG TIME...

SPAM from Congressman George Holding 13th District (Teabagger)

What the squirrel says

A moment with Bob. The Flag Remains The Same

Stunning" tsunami record discovered in Indonesian cave

Dead Colorado school shooter wanted 'revenge' on faculty member, sheriff says

Republicans claim FCC working on 'Fairness Doctrine 2.0'

Some children see him lily-white

Vive le roi! - Elvis has been spotted in Quebec

This message was hidden by jury decision.

"Transport Canada searches Irving offices in Lac-Mégantic probe"

Catholic school fires gay teacher, drawing protest

Catholic school fires gay teacher, drawing protest


Looking for suggestions - my wife loves audio books. Is an subscrip. a good gift idea?

"Mr Potter and the Commies of Bedford Falls"

Utah polygamy laws declared unconstitutional

Be enchanted. Be moved. Want to feel good? Watch this - The Snowman

Lone Ranger coming out this month on BlueRay

Megyn Kelly says critics are 'race bating'.

Watch me pull a hat of of my rabbit - uh, wtf?!

"Limited" government does not mean "small" government

12/14 3-6pm MayDay Books Party 20% off all books/mags. Great place for nonfiction.

12/16 7pm Minneapolis. 3CTC Environmental Forum: Why We Must Halt the Path of Destruction. (in MN)

Support U.S.A. Freedom Act to Reign in NSA Spying Wed, Dec. 18, 2:00 p.m. Sen. Klobuchar

Florida Supreme Court rules lawmakers must testify in redistricting case

29th Annual MN Homeless Memorial March and Service Thurs., Dec 19, 5:00 p.m. (March and Vigil)

Looting the Pension Funds: All across America, Wall St. is grabbing money meant for public workers


Megan Kelly the Dorian Gray of news

In case you are looking for progressive gifts from local shop

The Rude Pundit hit a home run today. This is not for the faint hearted.

Celebrities edited into classic paintings [80 pictures] These are great!!!

If nobody else has pointed this out...the 'protesters" in Thailand are the BAD guys...

Ayn Rand-loving CEO destroys his empire

What does 'Israeli Apartheid' mean, anyway?

Alex Wagner Should Be on Primetime on MSNBC

No, Jesus wasn’t a white dude

Sliced the pad of my finger off tonight while cleaning the blade of a slicing machine

Stunning Photos Of the Historic Snow Storm Hitting the Middle East

28 Most Iconic Feminist Moments of 2013

Ahead of worst winter storm in years, IDF razes Palestinian homes

Jesus H Cheerist. What the fuck is going on here. We now lock Rick Roll threads???

After all these years, it is time for a Lee Papa Appreciation Thread

A good refutation of Megyn Kelly...from Alfred Burt(acapella high-school choir version from Oregon)

Assad win may be Syria's best option: ex-CIA chief

No presents for Christmas

Congress' hands are bloody. eom

History will NOT judge the GOP well regarding FEMALE African-Americans in the U.S. House

Exclusive: After 'cataclysmic' Snowden affair, NSA faces winds of change

Sorry, Megyn Kelly. Nelson Mandela Was Santa Claus

Serbia: 'hundreds of Albanians' found in mass grave

Seasons Greetings

Coyotes seemingly thrive in San Francisco

U.S. may be open to Islamists joining Syrian rebel coalition

Missing American: Pressure On Administration To Find CIA Contractor Who Disappeared In Iran

Obamacare: who may use it?

Rag time

Decline of desert tortoise in Joshua Tree linked to long droughts (LA Times)

Happy 81st anniversary to America’s longest married couple

Run lounge Run! Its a GD raid!

Just sayin'

Ok. My program list says I have Adobe Flash 11 x3. However,

Silent thread in memory of Sandy Hook

Anyone use Verizon FIOS? I have a rather urgent question

Megyn Kelly, Meet Pancho Claus!

On the YouTube Content ID apocalypse

A homeless dog living in a trash pile gets rescued, and then does something amazing!

Claire Koch's Parents Couldn't Hear Her Kindergarten Concert. So She Performed It In Sign Language.

U.S. and Chinese warships nearly collide in South China Sea

Jay Bryan: Canada Post plan is a disaster

Eppley Airfield employee in critical condition after accident

WaPo: White House to preserve controversial policy on NSA, Cyber Command leadership

Megyn Kelly - it was just a joke...but she and Fox News are victims

NSA official floats possibility of striking a deal with Edward Snowden

Mega Millions jackpot jumps to $550 million after nobody wins big prize

NSA will continue to be headed by a ‘dual-hatted’ military officer

A real-time tweet from a student hiding in Arapahoe High during the shooting:

Syrian Refugees’ Misery deepened by Snow Storm as Europe Shuts Doors

The Goon Show - The Internal Mountain part 1

The World's greatest Selfie

A link to a real-time global wind map. Watch the airflow and temperatures from different views:

A Tale of Two Cities: America's Bipolar Climate Future

Ukraine Protests: Kiev Makes U-Turn on EU Association Deal

Russia in Stagnation: Putin Speech Hints at Big Problems

Smoke the TPP: How Big Tobacco and "Free Trade" Deals Erode Public Health

Fox News to Add Laugh Track ..Breaking news

NOAA: Expect 'Widespread, Sustained Changes' in the Arctic

When Will the Media Learn? Conservatives Are NOT “Centrists”!

Gitmo "A Prison That Should Never Have Been Opened," Says the General Who Opened It

The 6,000-Page Report on CIA Torture Has Now Been Suppressed for 1 Year

10 Worst Things About Working in the Service Industry

Sarpy Outlook - Senator Sue Crawford Legislative District 45

Former whistleblowers: open letter to intelligence employees after Snowden

The Horror Every Day: Why Police Brutality Goes Unpunished

Sec. Kerry on This Week (ABC) Sunday Dec 15

Catch a Bloody Knife

The FAA Creates Thin Privacy Guidelines For The Nation's First Domestic Drone "Test Sites"

A squirrel negotiating with a bird:

i'm getting old, I've seen and heard alot of rock guitar. Uknown Hinson is a geetar playing mofo.

Little Kim does Pulp Fiction

Obama appoints first black and first female VCNO

@MotherJones:This is what the $361B the Pentagon handed to military contractors in 2012 bought

Does anybody trust Google & their management

Are there any plans to implement a friends or contacts feature?

Kids Living in Basements Drag On U.S. Services Spending: Economy

Your Honor, please excuse Davontaye, he suffers from Povertenza.

Wait!Wut!? Bizarre puppy dispute ends with one roommate tied up naked in a ditch & the other in jail

Secret U.S. drone bases in Germany revealed

Haute Cuisine - excellent excellent

Miami vise: Rising seas put the squeeze on a sun-drenched beach town

Pushing poor people to the suburbs is bad for the environment

The right’s inequality canard: They botch history AND economics

Happily ever NAFTA: New trade pact could boost corporations and harm environment

Lounge spaghetti policy?

Florida Supreme Court rules lawmakers must testify in redistricting case

A Disappearing Spy, and a Scandal at the C.I.A.

Savvy bar-tailed godwit equipped for climate challenge

Mahler Kindertotenlieder 5 -- "In diesem Wetter"

What the heck happened in January 2006?

Megyn Kelly Says We Are a Bunch of Humorless Race Baiters for not Getting Her Joke

So I've been curious about this for awhile what does everyone do for a living here

Judge who gave Ethan Couch his ‘affluenza’ punishment should have studied Chris Clary’s case

What We Lost: Remembering Newtown victim Jack Pinto

Congress Targets Littoral Combat Ship Survivability In NDAA

Where is the greatest threat to your well being coming from?

Lying Sack of S*** of The Week: Chris Christie

Strategy, Not Just Sequester, Drives A-10 Cut: Air Force Chief Gen. Welsh

Congressional inaction turns mortgage relief into tax burden

Chicago and the Municipal-Industrial Complex

When a little boy is accused of sexual harrassment

The Whack ‘Em and Stack ‘Em Mentality of American Cops

OKC protestors slapped with terrorism charges

North Korea 'summons business people from China'

Christie Views Lane Closings on George Washington Bridge as Overblown

Tobacco Firms’ Tactics Limit Poorer Nations’ Smoking Laws

Lockheed aims to deliver all 36 F-35 jets in 2013, sees progress on program

Bye, Bye, Huffington Post (Facebook Account Required)

What's for Dinner ~ Saturday ~ December 14th

Dear Pres. Obama: Dissent isn’t Possible in a Surveillance State (By Juan Cole)

Singapore says in 'no particular hurry' to buy Lockheed F-35 jets

The FBI Goes To Disturbing Lengths To Set Up Potential Terrorists

Controversial F-35 purchase could bank Canadian businesses $9.9B

Mediterranean Rarebit

Pratt expects partial deal to sustain F-35 jet engines soon

Oops -Second Christie Appointee to Port Authority Steps Down

China’s Chang’e-3 and Jade Rabbit duo land on the Moon

Turkey delivers first ‘world-class’ center fuselage for F-35

Why the Tea Party’s Hold Persists

For Foxs Megyn Kelly

A somewhat crude joke, stolen from the Humor Forum

China lands Jade Rabbit robot rover on Moon

Afterburned? Residents in the F-35 Flight Path Share Their Views on the Plane

Watching President and Mrs Obama pay silent tribute to the victims of the

Five Arguments for American-Made Buses & How ‘The Atlantic Cities’ Got It Wrong

'Lanza forced his way into the school around 9:40 a.m. Friday, police said...'

Part of Utah's bigamy law struck down in victory for U.S. TV star

So, I whipped up a batch of pancakes this morning for my 5 yo great-grandson.

German SPD members vote to enter coalition with Merkel

U.S. Navy official to plead guilty in contracting scandal:report

Afghan president says U.S. indulging in brinkmanship over security deal

Pope's crackdown on order alarms traditionalists

How about some creative speculation..

ABC, NYT Repeatedly Lied About CIA Operative Robert Levinson

Iran launches second monkey into space

Abortion As a Blessing, Grace, or Gift - A Renewed Conversation on Reproductive Rights

Obama marks Newtown school shooting anniversary with call for gun control

In this thread we berate folks who play Mega Millions...

Mud volcano to stop 'by decade's end'

Some Sandy Hook threads are being locked.

The Lobotomy Files:Forgotten Soldiers- the lobotomizing of 2,000 U.S. veterans after World War II:

Abortion As a Blessing, Grace, or Gift - A Renewed Conversation on Reproductive Rights

DU Jury duty

Hey Megyn, if it's a joke, it's a racist joke.

Even Yahoo employees don't want to use Yahoo Mail (LAT)

The Sedation Act calmed fear of treason in the early republic.

We Arrest Banksters.

Fox News host Megyn Kelly stands by ‘Santa is white’ comments, calls critics ‘humorless’

John Kerry This Week appearance from 1984!

No time for taking up unemployement benefits extension but...

Three Questions About the Motor City by David Sirota

In homage to Mother Nature & her weather, presenting the magnificent Siberian Snow Tiger:

How about Sex Panther Cologne for that special someone in your life?

One year ago today...

Should the University of Colorado professor be forced out because of her lecture on prostitution?

UPDATED: Utah Anti-Polygamy Law Partially Struck Down

Tea party declares war

America's Global Military Footprint, Seen From Above (military bases with a world map of locations)


Don't have a pic I want to share here BUT

President Obama:Marking the One-Year Anniversary of the Tragic Shooting in Newtown, Connecticut

Bells toll in Newtown for school shooting victims

Beautiful flash mob tribute to Nelson Mandela...

NuScale wins DOE funding for small modular nuclear reactor technology

Seeing the Toll, Schools Revise Zero Tolerance (NYT)

Just an observation

Justice talks--Money walks

13 intriguing religion and politics findings for 2013

Just made out like a bandit at the market.

For Noah

Non Commie Political Organ "The Economist" Reluctantly Calls For Raising The Minimum Wage Over $10

Rolling Stone: How two alienated, angry geeks broke the story of the year

Megyn Kelly: Leave "the people employed by the very powerful Fox News Channel" alone, race-baiter!

Silent Thread For The Newtown Victims, And The Thousands of Victims of Gun Violence Since Then...

Bernie Sanders talks about our elected officials...

Why is Katy Perry so fucking popular?

May Karma NEVER...

Text of the President’s address: Newtown


Remembering Newtown

OMG! Obama's approval rating drops to what it was for the last 3 years!

Bernie Madoff's doing 150 years..JP Morgan Chase...Well, you know..

Michael Bloomberg Reshaped New York City, But Leaves Behind A Debated Legacy

AT&T wants to know: how much would you pay for a little online privacy?

Gender Neutral Parenting: 5 Ways To Avoid Implicit Sexism

Are Economic Royalists Leading the US Over a Precipice?

Boeing, union, struggle with very different views on pensions

Sometimes, you just need a bit of cheer.

Why Obama’s Haters Are Worse Than Bush’s

Kitchen Adventures

Jon Stewart Demolishes Megyn Kelly and the Fox News White Xmas Freak Out

Minecraft: Animation TEAM CRAFTED IS HERE!

China lands rover "Jade Rabbit,"on moon..

"It's absurd to call me a racist!" . . . Please come CAPTION Megyn Kelly!!!

5 ways sexual assault is really about entitlement

Coin JFK Would Have Tossed In 1963 Army-Navy Game Will be Used 50 Years Later

Shhhhut Down Fat Talk - Special K

Why border lines drawn with a ruler in WW1 still rock the Middle East

LEGO: Ninjago Rebooted: Official Trailer 2014

LIVE RADIO NOW: Budget Deal On Backs Of Middleclass Again

Gregory Crawford's Weekly Rant! -- Dec. 13, 2013 -- World News Trust

Just noticed that 3 out of the top 10 Best Selling Non-Fiction books are from ....

JFK Conference: Dan Hardway Detailed how CIA Obstructed HSCA Investigation

Treated like a king FOR wanking at the Christmas Party.

Ukraine on Brink of Economic Deal With Russia – Premier

Megyn Kelly: "Critics are race baiters who can't take a joke."

Why is fucking Katy Perry popular?


Regarding prostitution

Big Question 3: Is There An Atheist Movement?

Fox News = Softcore Bigot Porn

Pope's crackdown on order alarms traditionalists

Iran launches second monkey into space

Religious coalition protests court ruling over wearing head scarf

16 Profound Literary Quotes About Getting Older

Find something to be happy about today (Saturday December 14th, 2013)

repost: Sandy Hook was "crisis actors"? Help contact sponsors, station & FCC

Meijer employee in Michigan fired after helping put out van fire

Senator Likens Confirming Obama’s Judges To Protecting Slavery

Saturday, December 14th. The Weekend Edition of William Shakespeare's Thought For The Day.

Somehow I thought of this as a tribute today.

Good News

Muslims help rebuild Catholic church in Zamboanga

Bill Moyers: The NRA’s conscience is as cold and dead as Charleton Heston’s hands

The Terrorist Hijabi Experiment

If I recc all my own posts

Is it just me or have the News outlets been waylaid by movie and music promotion.

Megyn is going to LOVE Krampus, St. Nicholas' counterpart...

Half-Life 2 and Black Mesa: Source videos show Oculus Rift VR setup in action

Rape Insurance (Republican Radicalism)

Wash. leaders press for union vote on Boeing offer

Eyewitness to America Betraying Mandela's South Africa: The Gore-Mbeki Commission

Mormon Church Finally Says Dark Skin is Not a Sign of God's Curse

Feminism Comic By Katarzyna Babis Perfectly Explains The Double Standard Women Face

When you say "centrist", what are you talking about the centre *of*?

This is what my feminism looks like. What my WOMANISM looks like. ALL OF THEM.

LePage's $1M Consultant awarded "Temporary Aid FROM Needy Families"

Georgia Tech Designs Its Udacity Pilot to Avoid Failure

We Drive Less: True or False?

When Lenders Sue, Quick Cash Can Turn Into a Lifetime of Debt

Stocking Stuffers for Aunt Patriot and Uncle Teabagger

Americans for Responsible Leadership Wholly Funded by Koch-Linked Group

A Media Guide To The Right-Wing Agenda Of North Carolina's Civitas Institute

Can a doctor "black list" a patient?

Late 15th early 16th century icon of St. Nicholas:

6,300 Nashville teachers the victims in ID theft case

You can't make shit up this funny

NeoLiberal 3rd Way "Centrist" Economics explained by bvar22

I AM a perfect asshole; cherokeeprogressive's colonoscopy PSA...

A Lyme disease warning for dog owners:

Paul Krugman: A Health Care Mystery Explained

51 Sailors from USS Ronald Reagan Suffering Thyroid Cancer, Leukemia, Brain Tumors After

Absolutely Perfect!!!

"We have done our work."

How to tell when your kitten printer is running out of toner

Toon: The 'Selfie'


Local Teacher's Union Protest Interview

A Tale of Two Cities: America's Bipolar Climate Future

Sen. Bob Grahm-"Investigating the Saudi Govt's "9/11" Connection & Path to Dissillusionment"


Poll: Californians gradually souring on unions

Controversial Theologian Hans Küng: 'I Don't Cling to This Life'

This is the sign interpreter that they should have used for Madiba's funeral

TX Democratic precinct conventions have apparently just been abolished

So the overload of people downloading Beyonce's new album from itunes crashed the site

Mamas are the best!

Did Rachel Maddow just take out Christie?

Remember that life is good

Michigan Republican Committeeman: "Gay Couples Want Health Care Because They Die Early Of AIDS"

Gabby Giffords Super PAC Releases New Ad On Newtown Anniversary

Is Your Hand Sanitizer Making You Fat?

CREDO breaks the budget "compromise" down: the Ryan Budget *plus*

Kip, plotting removal of the ornaments we put on the tree today...

It shouldn't be too hard to defend the programs you're associated with...

Gay Asylum Seeker Illegally Deported to Torture and Death, Mother Says

Toon: Boehner and the minions

Children’s Letters to Megyn Kelly

Since Newtown

Alternet: Escape from Christian Fundamentalism - the Kids Who Flee Abusive, Isolated Christian Homes

Rick Santorum: Government-Provided Health Care Is A Plot To Kill People Who Don’t Vote The Right Way

Are (Ca.) state taxes covered under statute of limitations or bankruptcy??

Google Just Bought A Company That Builds Crazy Walking Robots For The Military

So as of today, in order to post a comment on Huffington Post, you have to verify your HP account by

you're welcome. Megs related.

The difference between "Santa is white" and "Jesus is white"

Millions of Women Now Pay Nothing for Birth Control. Thanks Obamacare!

Toons: 1 year anniversary

About a decade ago in AZ I learned of an antibiotic ointment based on a lizard's ability

Mandela's Body Arrives in Hometown Village

Remembering~26 Candles

How To Destroy An Entire Country - by Alan Grayson

Proof that Santa is not white

I just wanted to share a pic of my granddaughter and her best friend

What if...Santa Claus Is A Superhero?

Canada Loses Jobs, Honduras Gains Misery

Rick Santorum: Government-Provided Health Care Is A Plot To Kill People Who Don’t Vote The Right Way

The Heritage Uncertainty Principle

Red Santa

Ships To Haul 500 Tons Of Syrian Chemical Weapons

Covered California enrollment jumps

Tea party group lashes out at ‘tax and spend liberal’ John Boehner

Anyone play Terraria, Starbound or Minecarft?

Report: 15,000 Applications Never Reached Insurers

Kentucky officials say heath care enrollments continue to climb

I think Santa SHOULD be replaced by a penguin!

More Texans signing up for health plans but enrollment still tiny

Mammatus clouds

Republicanism punishable by life in prison, and it's illegal to 'imagine' overthrowing the Queen

Congressional inaction turns mortgage relief into tax burden

AlterNet: $2.75 an Hour?! The Shocking Secret of Goodwill

RI Talk show Host uproar

LTTE rough draft -- Socialism? How much soldier can I afford?

CIA Torture Report Poised for Release -- At Least Some of It

Megyn Kelly Spins, Fails & Emerges This Week As A Flak & A Hack (Andrew Sullivan)

Desmond Tutu Will Attend Mandela Funeral After All

N.Y. Local Wins Bargaining Rights at U.N (IBEW Local 1212)

Italy hit by wave of Pitchfork protests as austerity unites disparate groups

Eyewitness to America Betraying Mandela's South Africa: The Gore-Mbeki Commission

Colorado School Shooter Legally Purchased 12-Gauge Shotgun

Boston Police halt license scanning program

Why Feinstein’s approval is sinking in new poll? - Hint: NSA

This blizzard has me feeling very trapped.

City Hall remains a beacon to same-sex couples

Fall Photo Contest #1

Fall Photo Contest #2

Fall Photo Contest #3

Fall Contest photos are up in GD!

Army Navy Game players-- hired hands or regular students..?

What we have NOW: "The enslavement of the people by the great corporations"

So this is how we support our troops

Builder of new nuclear plant quits reporting data after large early cost over-runs

Paradise of Untouchable Assets

Lockerbie bombing: 'It took 24 years to find out my son had died'

I've Been Hearing A Lot Lately About Another Economic Crash That Will Hit Us - Is This....

Megyn Kelly Backtracks On White Santa After National Ridicule (VIDEO)

'The Wire' Creator David Simon: America Is A Horror Show

What is so great about "Duck Dynasty?"

Nate Silver : "Senate Control in 2014 Increasingly Looks Like a Tossup"

How Lovely is Thy Dwelling Place" The Westminster Abbey Choir for this evening

So we cannot discuss gun control at all in GD?

Exclusive interview: Gretna Powerball winners 'not looking to go all opulent'

The end of the USA

beautiful flowers you can still order.

Village hostesses rejoice (Digby)

Happy Christmas from the European Champions!

Did ALEC Found SPN? 1991 Report Suggests So, Exposes SPN Agenda

Belgium: Firefighters Clash with Police Protesting Against Paycuts in Brussels

Who Will Watch The Watchmen?

The stories he holds in his heart

Teacher disciplined for 'Santa is white' remark

Protests Aim at One Man Who Moved North Carolina to the Right

John Goodman hosting Saturday Night Live tonight..n/t

Former Pink Floyd frontman sparks fury by comparing Israelis to Nazis