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Archives: December 15, 2013

Delicate Flowers

Clever Mr Crow

Wolf Hunting Contest sponsored by Idaho for Wildlife Dec 28 and 29, 2013

There's no such thing as soy milk!

Makeshift Memorial


Officials Say U.S. May Never Know Extent of Snowden’s Leaks

Police Release Rape-Themed Version of 'The Night Before Christmas'

Has William769 been around recently?

So in a little thread over on FB someone posted a picture of the sign language imposter


Longhorn Network: Mack Brown will resign as Texas head coach

At Least 194 Children Have Been Shot to Death Since Newtown

LOL: Officials Say U.S. May Never Know Extent of Snowden’s Leaks

Le Palais de Chaillot, symbole de l'art déco

Lounge PSA

The Rude Pundit hits a home run.

Airport Screening Results

The Catholics Still in Exile

Kids do a $1 million damage to Mansion..

Black Santa

Rachel Maddow - C-Span captures sputtering end of GOP stunt

Rachel Maddow - We can do more to protect our kids from guns

A Family Terror: The Tsarnaevs and the Boston Bombing

On this horrific anniversary let us speak out against the horrors the NRA agenda has brought us

Mack Brown has resigned.

Cook Islands, a Paradise of Untouchable Assets

"Democrats are sexy"...revisited

Reverend Billy very ‘hoppy’ as charges reduced in toad case

'This is the time!’ Connecticut gov signs first GMO labeling law in US.

White House delayed enacting rules ahead of 2012 election to avoid controversy

Vote for the Heisman!

If this doesn't warm your heart - you don't have one.

Who has Netflix and does it piss you off that most movies you want to see they don't have?

The Queen Goes Nuts Over Nuts

I wonder if all this underemployment is a goal in and of itself for the GOP. Cause

15 hours now without power in San Francisco

I don’t know about you guys...

Great info at Sandy Hook Vigil today

Listener supported radio in Little Rock

Just finished the Thanksgiving turkey.

Into The Atmosphere

50th Anniversary:

Ayn Rand-loving CEO destroys his empire - Sears

Guns As Our Moloch-Adoration of Moloch permeates the country-It is NEVER time to question Moloch

How Conservatives Get Their Information

BLACK MIRROR finally comes to the US via DirecTV

For those like me who detest "The Little Drummer Boy,"

He doesn't feel comfortable standing in Fukushima, radiation-contaminated snow.

I saw some kind of white hawk today stalking our bird feeder.

UGH. Jameis Winston (accused of rape) won the Heisman.

Junior heading to Des Moines

Junior heading to Des Moines (x-posted in Iowa Forum)

You're voting for the folks who think America is a "Christian nation"....

Freedom, Equality and a Future Political Economy

The Selling of Attention Deficit Disorder

Reaction To New Budget Deal Shows How Much Conservative Groups Are Disconnected From Reality

Dec. 14, 2012...Two men, one in China and one in the US, entered elementary schools with weapons..

What an awesome Santa! Isn't it @MegynKelly? I think so...

If TR could come back now, he would be furious.

Today's hot-button racial issue being the skin color of Santa Claus is a very encouraging sign, IMO.

"Podesta, Schiliro to return to White House"

Lucie's Place in Little Rock, Ar

Tim Cook: How The Klan, MLK and Bobby Kennedy Shaped Me

Uruguay: President Mujica Blasts UN Official For Saying He Can't Legalize Marijuana

Solar panels seen as boost to homes' resale value

Jameis Winston wins Heisman

POPE FRANCIS: I'm Not A Marxist

Snowstorm brings dangerous travel conditions

LA Gulen charter school raided Wed. by FBI renewed days before in spite of troubled past.

Syrian refugees fuel anti-immigrant fervor in the Balkans

TSoDS #4 IRIS Mission Begins to Open NASA'a Eyes.

What is your favorite Christmas movie/tv show?

GD forum seems stretched too far on right. Can't see rec column. Other forums okay.

The Prison Industry in the United States: Big Business or a New Form of Slavery?

I'm Starting To Doubt The Easter Bunny Is White

The Terrorist Hijabi Experiment

In new role, Kerry back in Vietnam's Mekong Delta

Just remember ~ The pen is mightier ...

Help get "Bidder 70" on Netflix, documentary of guy who bid and won 22K acres of UT land,

Instrument approach to Queenstown, New Zealand

I'm beginning to doubt Frosty is White.

Oh, so you are worried about the war on Christmas?

Can we DU Bomb a Facebook page with facts?

Looks like the NRA made a big mistake in denying background checks. Sandy Hook

My little Meezer Kitteh Says....

Brooklyn train disaster of 1918

Brooklyn train disaster of 1918

Pick Your Poison…

What's the first thing you lose when you go on a diet?

Venezuela grounds flight over terror threat

SantaCon is on! Drunken Saint Nicks, Mrs. Clauses swarm city streets

Have you noticed

This is not New York City.

A case for lifting the ban on gun threads in GD

I'm over it now...

Syrian Islamist rebels to meet US officials

Test links Winston's (Heisman trophy winner) DNA to accuser

"Don't you know Santa Clause is white? Why are you wearing that?"

SNL's 'President Obama' Addresses Multiple Nelson Mandela Memorial Controversies (cold open)

Uruguay's Prez Rips Into U.N. Official Over Marijuana Law: ‘Stop Lying'

SNL - Robert DeNiro, Sly Stallone, John Goodman Star in Christmas SNL Sketch: 'Three Wise Guys'

Ugh... Ask me anything...

Who here has dome some Volunteer work?...

Me and Baby Bear

Live-stream link - State Funeral for Nelson Mandela

Iran claims to have captured MI6 spy

Crosstown rivalry: Xavier beat Univ. of Cincinnati tonight in basketball!

Haaretz poll finds 70% of Israelis support equality for gay community

Free on Kindle: A Vision of the Dignity Movement

Undressing Israel (Trailer)

A Whole Lot of Things make a Whole Lot More Sense If

The State Funeral of Madiba (not the Memorial Service in the stadium) is happening live

Confusion, security risks at Nelson Mandela event

RI town defeats recall attempt (of four sitting town councilors) for gun changes

The 1% is Hogging So Much of Our Income That It’s Holding the Economy Back

Making it illegal to feed the homeless in public?

How to mess with your fiance-to-be on 12/25

NC Wall of Shame

Dong Van Karst Plateau - has anyone come here?

SSRI discontinuation syndrome, for anyone taking them...

How My Past As A Black Woman Informs Me As A Black Male Feminist

Rich and White, and they'll find ways to keep you out of jail...

This is Not Spam . . . it's BACON

Chris Christie apparently making TV commercials when he's not moving cones

A List of College Football Rape Cases

Lawsuit seeks to unlock CIA’s secret history of Bay of Pigs invasion

You might need more Flomax if ....

Afghan President Hamid Karzai says he no longer trusts the U.S.

Fracking Hell: what it’s really like to live next to a shale gas well

Like The Iraq War, Media Fails To Report On Climate Change Accurately

Plain Talk: Scott Walker wouldn't dare lecture Minnesota

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Reindeer Games Edition

SSRI discontinuation syndrome, for anyone taking them...

Is the West’s Dry Spell Really a Megadrought?

Wary of Roma, Europe cold-shoulders its new eastern workmates.

Sheriff: Colorado gunman wanted to hurt many more Read more here

EU says suspends work with Ukraine on trade agreement.

My Country: Spies For Hire

Afghanistan: All That for This …

10 Certifiably Insane Rants from the Right-Wing Fringe This Week: War on Santa Edition

The US Needs To Get Kashmir Issue Resolved in Accordance with UN Resolutions

How a Texas Cop Who Killed a Double Amputee Holding a Ballpoint Pen Got Away With It

America Is the Most Inhumane Developed Country on the Planet — Are We Going to Let It Stay That Way?

NSA Officials Still Baffled by Extent of Snowden Leak

ADL sadly concludes that Roger Waters is an anti-Semite

'Spiral of Rebellion' Sweeps Italy

Thanks GOP for starting the conversation and thanks OLB for this perfect reply.

How High School Text Books Indoctrinate Youth With A False and Dangerous Sense of Our Racial History

What if we NEVER find out?

28 Most Iconic Feminist Moments of 2013

'Cruel and vicious' treatment of cattle in Gaza sparks Labor call to ban exports

Why Don't Contemporary American Novels Reflect the Fact That We Are Perpetually at War?

Baby seat with iPad holder stirs controversy

Watching America fundraiser

Israeli LGBT activists mobilize online after gay rights bill fails

The Cavalry at Home: A soldier’s wounds and a will to live

JBLM's Army aviation brigade heading to Afghanistan in 2014

Ryan-Murray budget deal hits younger, future military retirees

Blurring Mandela and Neo-Liberalism

Out of 248 pages of the Jameis Winston investigation,152 were related to the victim. 11 to Winston.

Poor nations serve as e-waste dumping ground, says United Nations

Brooks: Fort Bragg soldiers rally to defense of Kiowa Warrior helicopters

The war next door | Can a vet with PTSD come home?

That sound you hear is the shredding of the social contract

Japan lacks decommissioning experts for Fukushima

campers help amazon keep up with holiday rush

Aviation schools prepare for boom in drone jobs

Battle Of The Fucking Bulge.

Season's Greetings DUers - my grown up Christmas List

"Affluenza" sentence vs. sentence for 14 y.o. black teen for participating in a robbery

What's for Dinner ~ Sunday ~ December 15th

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

Take that, Paul Ryan! Elizabeth Warren beats back Social Security plot

America's Bipolar Climate Future

Would Rand Paul be another George Bush?

The Transformation of America's Energy Economy

Soldier's Silent Night (video)

Yahoo's comment sections have always been full of right wing morans, but now the front page...

Soldier's Silent Night (video)

America's Wealth Is Staggeringly Concentrated in the Northeast Corridor [MAPS]

I have a travel photo running in a contest sponsored by our newspaper

Poverty nation: How America created a low-wage work swamp

Pope: I knew good Marxists; label doesn’t hurt me

Are drunk people allowed to have sex?

Increase the minimum wage!

Tea party cools off - By Jennifer Rubin

Why is there so much trouble (especially broken necks) at the National Zoo?

where was wayne lapierre yesterday?

The Bedouin problem and the only possible solution

Michigan: Legislation to create mental health courts passes senate

check in if you are digging out today

Coast Guard wants barges to ship fracking water

The "Broad Brush"

firefox upgrade to 26.0 lost download manager

Elaine Chow is being devoured on Up

"Guns Have Changed. Our Gun Laws Have Not Kept Pace."

More Huffinton Post bullshit about the ACA

Some brutal Honesty regarding republican trolls EVERYWHERE

First DC streetcar delivered for testing.

153 year old law (India) criminalizing gay relationships may contribute to mental health problems

The Middle Class needs more than a band aid of minimum wage....

Megyn Kelly & Archie Bunker: There's No Black Santa

Fox News Presents: It's a Wonderful Life

Feds question NC's mental health funding

How does a company know our new address?

Cat Emotions

Bangkok-based firm to build bicycle that eats pollution and spits out oxygen

Edward Snowden Took Data from NSA Computers the NSA Wasn't Watching

Paul Ryan: "...I see the Tea Party as indispensable."

Federal funding for telepsychiatry (online treatment) advocated for rural areas.

McCain Calls For Peace In Ukraine

Job change, residence move, misc commitments, and Christmas all happening at same time.

Officials Say U.S. May Never Know Extent of Snowden’s Leaks

Well, there is one argument which might prove that Santa may not be black ...

"Another Twinkee is a terrible thing to waste!" . . . Please come CAPTION Rush Limbaugh!!!!

It is illegal to even 'imagine' overthrowing the Queen, says government

My annual December freakout:

Have you changed your mind about Snowden?

USAF Band Holiday Flash Mob

In the wake of tradegy, 2012 report had criticized Va emergency mental health

Local, family-owned, green, hormone-free milk.

Paul Ryan: Budget Deal Will Allow House To Focus More On Obamacare Repeal

The Slow Motion Lynching of President Barack Obama - By Frank Schaeffer

Why I Hope Religious People Read This Site

ENENEWS Update 12-15-13: 'China Bans All Shellfish Imports From US West Coast'


The Transformation of America's Energy Economy

Flash! Fox’s Megyn Kelly now admits Jesus may not be 'white'

Megyn Finds Proof That Santa Is White:

Pope says he is not a Marxist, but defends criticism of capitalism

Yes, It Really Just Snowed in Egypt (Even If That Sphinx Photo Is Fake)

Wyden, Udall, Heinrich: Use of Lethal Force Against Anwar al-Aulaqi Was Legal...

There was something about his waddle...

'Churches on the Streets' Religious Group Ordered To Stop Feeding Homeless

The Pope expanded on his critique of "trickle-down" economics, noting that...

Pope: There won't be women cardinals

TCM Schedule for Tuesday, December 17: Holiday Romance.

The Young Turks: Interview of Legendary Pornstar Nina Hartley

Chinese Landing gif (pretty cool)

Sitting Bull: Assassinated December 15, 1890, Grand River

There is a new superhero in town...the MofoFuckingImmortalMiddleFingerMOStacio-manMom

Carl Sagan (Last Interview) passionately defends science with a grave warning.

Saving Rudy. Warning

Making a better flip-flop to overcome illiteracy and disease

TCM Scedule for Wednesday, December 18: Star of the Month: Fred Astaire

Ladies, "It's Not A Shame To Demand Respect"

Are you smarter than a Fox News viewer? How about a CNN viewer? Take our quiz to find out.

McCain to Kiev: don't treat your protesters like we treat ours.

You Shall Not Pass!

To The Women Who Choose Not To Have Kids.

There was another anniversary yesterday.

"It’s gotten acutely embarrassing to be a Republican & a conservative..."

Take that, Paul Ryan! Elizabeth Warren beats back Social Security plot

Listener supported radio in Little Rock

Guns in the Bible?

Just had a Blue Screen crash on my Win 7 machine

I'd love to see the Pope say this...

AP-GfK poll: Health law seen as eroding coverage

Japan lacks decommissioning experts for Fukushima

Kyle Shanahan wants out, apparently.

LOL.... least convincing Santa ever!

Co-sign the letter to STOP Citizens United

Grampy McCain still laughing at his sick "joke."

Dear Alcohol

Birthing Through the Dark Mother

President Obama nominates the first ever female 4-star Navy admiral

Truly, truly God has a sense of humor

Gingrich the demagogue (yes, redundant)

Regarding Fox "News"'s "Santa is white...he just is" lunacy!

time for a new laptop


Have a cup!

Republicans Shy Away From Their Own Health Plan

Well, I just had my first experience with the website...

Saudi activist sentenced to lashes and prison: rights group

Lockdown Nation

California-funded effort pitches Obamacare to college students

Jimmy Kimmel presents Fox News’ version of ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’

Another casualty in the War on Christmas

I'll have some amoxicillian with the steak, please

Actor Peter O'Toole Dies Aged 81

"Felices Fiestas"

So what is the real main difference between Dems and the GOP?

The War on Health Care Reform: as always

More hostage taking announced by Paul Ryan (he just does not know on what at this time).

Dean Baker: Paul Krugman and TPP

North Korean execution 'will not alter trade goals'

Microsoft Glass

Cajun Artist George Rodrigue Dies at 69

Have we seen this "Black Santa" Cartoon by Daryl Cagle?

Nelson Mandela buried at Qunu ancestral home

Another ACA/Obamacare success story

NYPost Backs Michael Moore's Bush-Saudi Claims from Fahrenheit 911: "Inside the Saudi 9/11 coverup"

Confused on health-care subsidy.

Markets are Not Magic (Anti-discrimination Laws)

Again I ask the question, why must the military budget be increased?

And now for next next impression... Jessie Owens

The Animal Communicator

And Virginia's 2013 Person of the Year Is...???

Monty Python The Meaning of Life - The Protestant View

Do you still have to explain the birds and bees thing with your fingers ?

So proud to have something in common with Yemen...

Sex worker fights for victims of rape, assault

The Great American Class War: Plutocracy Versus Democracy

On which issues, if any, do you respect some of the people who disagree with you?

Thousands protest 'anti-protest' law in Spain

Inside the Saudi 9/11 coverup

Peter O'Toole has passed.

Why TeaBaggers have such a problem with health care issues: Their medical terminology

Peter O'Toole, Lawrence of Arabia star, dies aged 81

The results of the War on Christmas are in. Jesus lost.

The Gezi Park Documentary in 3 Parts

to buy or not to buy, that is the question

If we elect a white Democratic President in 2016

Peter O'Toole

The Education of Bill McKibben: How the Unlikely Activist Learned to Break the Rules

You Have To Listen To The Powerful Feminist Speech Beyoncé Samples On Her New Album

Toon: Compromise

Michelle Bachelet poised for return to Chilean presidency

Michelle Bachelet poised for return to Chilean presidency

NRA Talking Points and RKBA Proponents

Yup, I'm a GOP nightmare.

Optical illusion

The Ukrainian protest is massive. Stay tuned as it evolves daily.

The Doomers' Grace: "Eat, drink and be merry."

Usury Nation

..."After 'cataclysmic' Snowden affair, NSA faces winds of change"...

China's Jade Rabbit Moon rover sends back first photos

went Christmas shopping and walked into a books-a- million...

Actually Existing Capitalism: Wrecking Societies for the Benefit of Big Capital and the Super-Rich

SoMa development would put new twist on commune living

Peter O'Toole on the Tonight Show. "One doesn't want to be discourteous..."

Heroes come in all shapes, size . . . and specieses

Langston Patterson, a Claus with quite an effect

Serrano's got the discs! SERRANO'S GOT THE DISCS! He's got the discs! (Remembering Dennis Farina)

Murdoch’s NYPost Today Backs Michael Moore Bush-Saudi Claims from “Fahrenheit 911″

Peter O'Toole on David Letterman talking about his drinking days

Salvation Army Red Kettle bell-ringer assaulted for saying 'Happy Holidays'

Dead Porn Actors Memorial

For all you lurking conservative Godsters...I'm an atheist, yet I enjoy Gospel and Christmas carols.

From my email - The Popularity of President Obama

Flashback...down memory lane.

Northern lights

Christmas Warning...

Congratulations to the Miami Dolphins.

Finally I can keep my Avatar.

The tree....a closeup...and Sam ready to rearrange things.....

<----------- TRUMAD

I keep hearing from wingers who claim Obamacare is "forcing doctors

Have a few minutes to read and comment in the senior group? Recollections.

Ray Price, Country Music Hall of Famer, dies at age 87.

senator john mccain: 'U.S. could take ‘concrete action’ against Ukraine'

Hmm. I guess trumad will not changing his avatar this week!!

Elizabeth Warren slaps down Bloomberg mouthpieces

The President has suppressed the 6,000 page torture documents.

I need to vent

Some kids simply have what it takes.

One year after Sandy Hook, a search for civility

This Chart Shows How Rich People Make Their Money Totally Differently From Everyone Else

Coast Guard wants barges to ship fracking water

UN study: Electrical waste up by third by 2017

At least 5 shot in Channelview, Texas

Peter O'Toole: Cheerful rebel

Dumb Question: How much do you pay for socks?

North Carolina Legislator: Obamacare Worse Than Terrorists, Stalin, Hitler Combined

It's simples to keep warm this winter! Acrobatic meerkat makes himself at home under a heat lamp.

Esquire, August 1963: Peter O'Toole on the Ould Sod by Gay Talese

Best socks?

Another question on a DIFFERENT subject this time, promise

Santapocolypse NYC 2013

LionsTigersRedwings, Welcome

The Return of the Welfare Queen

Breaking: Mac support for Windows has been perfected!

McCain: CIA 'did not tell truth to Congress' in Robert Levinson case

Yup, I'm a GOP nightmare.

thanks to my son i just learned something interesting.

Great color in the sky tonight as the moon was rising here in Chapel Hill!

I wish John McCain would shut up

Moon as an ornament on a tree

Charter School Managers Pocketed Millions in Scam: DC files lawsuit. More oversight needed, please.

NSA is COMING TO TOWN! (Very Funny to Add to your Holiday List of Like Minded)

A very interesting interview of Emma Thompson.

Facebook post lands Torrance special-education teacher in hot water

Think again, men

I decided Nina Simone needed her own thread

Tom Laughlin, star of 'Billy Jack' films, dies at age 82

Here’s How the Military Wasted Your Money in 2013

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Monday, 16 December 2013

It's Pepe Escobar and "Bandar Bush" is BACK! This time in Syria Negotiations!

Nelson Mandela's Epitaph, in His Own Words


In defense of Shelley Lubben

Toes the line

Last chance to get Christmas mail!

Wow, first Peter O'Toole and now Billy Jack!

What counting dead women tells us that Clare's Law cannot

The story behind "that selfie" -Eye witness

d*mn, i love life. hey TRUMAD.... let me buy

Pink Floyd- The Wall