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Archives: October 11, 2014

A question for any DU'ers that might know.

Massive New $50 Million SolarCity-Honda Megadeal Could Open Fuel Cell EV Door

Supreme Court gives green light to gay marriages in Idaho

What Ben Affleck missed in the Islamophobia debate

Just saw a long trailer for "The Walking Dead." *NO SPOILERS*

HUFFPOLLSTER: Florida Polls Show Small Gain For Charlie Crist

Jon Stewart Does The Math For AIG, Comes Up With 'Go F**k Yourself'

Update: Tracey Grissom denied new hearing, sentencing.

I have some questions about the VA.

The Votes Are In: Best Places to Be an Expat

The Votes Are In: Best Places to Be an Expat

Gay Republican congressional candidate accused of sexual harassment


Chris Hayes just had a segment about last night in St. Louis.

Xian Family Values! Palin Family in Drunken Brawl

After Maher-Affleck, We Need an Honest—and Calm—Dialogue on Islam

Belarus: Football fans jailed for anti-Putin chant

So if the Democrats lose the senate.


Security firm involved in St Louis shooting has history of lawsuits


Indian Kailash Satyarthi, 21st Century anti-child slavery activist wins Nobel Peace Prize

Something about cops I never see discussed...

Is The Florida Gov. Race Slipping Away From Rick Scott?

Catch MAD AS HELL, the Story of The Young Turks, in a Theater Near You!

The US has no Surgeon General during an Ebola crisis. Who is to blame.

Thumbs on the scale?

ABC attacks Wendy Davis

You're so vain.

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF! Encore! & a new Kittehs gif

REPOST: I'm curious...who here thinks they or anyone else, could have accomplished more than PBO

Well, 2d alert sent.

House Democrats scale back spending in Colorado

Is it Wrong to Ask.......Where is THE JOY? After ALL These Years?

Vote suppression is in their DNA

Dear kitten: Regarding the dog.

Mike Malloy - Throwback Thursday: Bush In Bahgdad - 06/13/2006

Some nice hiking photos up Mt. Baldy today:

What local races are you watching.

International media ignores Serra assassination

n2doc/kpete 2016.

Could an Allende lead Chile again? Ex-president's daughter in prime position

This Alabama Judge Has Figured Out How to Dismantle Roe v. Wade

This might be the best ad of the political season Wendy Davis new ad on crying ass Abbott

Cornyn, McCaul want Ebola screening at D/FW and Houston IAH, too

"Kill the Messenger" Resurrects Gary Webb, Journalist Maligned for Exposing CIA Ties to Crack Trade

Let's see just how absolutist Sam Brownstain is

Same-sex marriages begin in Asheville

Friday Talking Points (323) -- Is There Anybody Out There?

I, for one, am OUTRAGED at these affronts to "traditional marriage"

Tech Time Warp of the Week: Watch Grace Hopper, the Queen of Software, Crack Jokes With Letterman

For the first time in a century, the top 10 percent controls more than half of all income

Sloan Kettering 2 for 1 match for breast cancer donations until mid November ...

Iraq Isis News: Islamic State Threatens Baghdad as Anbar Province's Fall Nears

Kmart latest victim of data theft

G20 Finance Chiefs Consider Scrapping Russia Sanctions: Russian Finance Minister

CBS/NYT Michigan Gov. Poll: Schauer (D) +2 over Snyder (R)

UK-US stage bank collapse scenario

Trooper gets prison in theft from dying motorist

NY Occupy activist acquitted of obstructing police

UN Warns Of Massacre If Militants Take Syrian Town (Kobani)

Secret Money Fueling a Flood of Political Ads

The Texas Three-Step College Footballapalooza!

A Ranch's Observation

Sign up to make calls to voters in key states to save the Senate for Dems

Gore Vidal: The United States Of Amnesia

Alison did a live chat tonight... I got to hit her up with some questions too

Ferguson protests going strong again - Live streams

VENEZUELA Settlement Denies Exxon Mobil's Excessive Claim

3 billion gallons of oil industry wastewater has been injected illegally into California Aquifers

Venezuela blocks Argentine website showing politician's corpse

Venezuela wants extra OPEC meeting to halt oil-price drop


Has anyone here dealt with The Schwan's Co. for delinquent child support ?

"Electing a black mayor leads to more black police officers"

Venezuela wants extra OPEC meeting to halt oil-price drop

Wilkinsburg extends free meals to suppertime

San Jose police suspend off-duty work with 49ers amid controversy with moonlighting cop

Otter says state should comply with gay-marriage order when it comes again

ACLU, Kansas attorney general go to court over gay marriage

6,000 Venomous Brown Recluse Spiders Infest Missouri Couple's Home

did the itunes store go out of business?

Contentment takes many forms.

Federal judge orders California casino shut down

Critics protest Obama's San Gabriel Mountains National Monument

Obama brings stump speech, traffic, protests to S.F.

Germany's youth unemployment rate is half that of the US. Guess why?

NYT: Secret Money Fueling a Flood of Political Ads

Good news on Climate Change front

Wendy Davis campaign to hold “Out for Wendy” events across Texas on National Coming Out Day

Clinton presidential documents show White House amid setbacks, scandals

Iraqis 'up against the wall' as ISIS threatens province near Baghdad

Australians Taste Test American Sweets

6-foot-11 high school quarterback towers over competition in West Virginia

Malala's acceptence speech

Florida State defends how it handled Winston case

Alaska: marriage equality gets a day in court

Nobel winner Betzig works in Northern Virginia

Alaskan residents to get $1800 plus. Two of my kids are current residents.

A gift: Al Jarreau, Summer Breezin

Brazil drought crisis deepens in Sao Paulo

Not exactly...

Meanwhile, In Rotterdam...

GOP candidate blames lack of female support on single moms

The Fan Base...

Royals win powerful ALCS opener

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Ayn Rand - How Is This Still A Thing?

Breaking The Chains That Bind The Mentally Ill

Barking dog saves six cats

Special Report: Flaws found in Ukraine's probe of Maidan massacre

Ferguson\Shaw needs people to see what is happening now:

Is there a left-wing equivalent of the sovereign citizen movement?

Raffia the Camel Becomes First Animal Employed by Google Maps

Edward Snowden Doc 'Citizenfour' Reveals Existence of Second NSA Whistleblower

Cheeseburger in paradise

Iraq war resolution October 2002

Gay Marriages Allowed to Proceed in Idaho

Gwyneth Paltrow : 'You're so handsome, I can't speak properly'

As Pressure Mounts To 'Demilitarize' Police, Sovereign Citizens Arm For War

October 11

Baby Doc is Dead But His Shadow Lingers Over Haiti: Duvalier vs. Aristide

Koster Again Under Fire Over His Support Of Gay Marriage

Kmart becomes latest victim of data breach

Sierra Leone: In battle against Ebola, officials admit defeat

Doing Well in Defence Stocks: The Dividends of Death

Doctors Without Borders Evolves as It Forms the Vanguard in Ebola Fight

Nobel Prize winner Malala told Obama U.S. drone attacks fuel terrorism

"We were somewhere outside Barstow..."

7 Sayreville High School Students Charged in Football Hazing Probe: Prosecutor

Doug Lamborn Is A Traitor.

America’s 400 Ridiculously Richest People: 2014 Edition

MY LTTE is the lead letter in Raleigh paper today defending Clay Aiken's run for Congress

Watch out for These Signs That Your Workplace Is Turning You into a Zombie

Iraq’s Sole Yazidi Lawmaker Says 25,000 Girls Abducted By ISIL To Be Raped, Sold

Bob Herbert Tells Bill Moyers How Corporations and the Big Banks Have Hijacked the Country

ISIL takes one third of strategic Kobane in Syria, loses Tuz Khurmato in Iraq

Walmart heirs working to kill affordable rooftop solar power

Walmart Plots to derail Rooftop Solar Energy Revolution

Scientists Have Found Yet Another Reason Coffee Is Good For You

ISO New England faces challenges to electrical grid

Wisconsin: Van Hollen will still fight for voter ID before election

German colleges offer free degrees to Americans

Gangster Capitalism

The new FDA approved Hep c drug that costs $1,125 per pill.

Target tries new, bigger strategy for Fenway store

The American Voter: Dumb as Dogshit, Nearly as Inert

Where’s the Storm We Were Promised?

Documents: Police, FSU hampered Jameis Winston investigation : Fox Sports News

Shifting Syria Threats

Weekly Address: America Is a Place Where Hard Work Should Be Rewarded (Minimum Wage)

Wave After Wave

PA residents demand EPA admin drink their frack water

The Three Million Forgotten Victims of the Great Recession

In Cairo, Kerry to Call for revivals of Israël Palestine Collapsed Talks.

Americans Can Save More Money by Not Burning It: Study

Women bear brunt of Islamophobia

DISGUSTING. French Judge Suspends Sarkozy Corruption Investigations.

Remembering Mahsa Shekarloo, Iran's Internet Pioneer and Women’s Rights Activist

Edward Snowden's Girlfriend, Lindsay Mills, Moved to Moscow to Live With Him

Regional Women’s Rights Activists to Meet This Weekend in Tunis

Why are the media playing lapdog and not watchdog -- again -- on war in Iraq?

UMass Boston scholar fights for women's rights and media access in Afghanistan

A Murder Mystery at Guantanamo Bay

Easing Gaza restrictions is the new two-state solution

Progressive New Abortion Law Shows Mozambique's Commitment to Women's Reproductive Rights

Former Chicago Bears GM: The League Has Ignored 'Hundreds and Hundreds' of Domestic Violence Cases

Poll: 47% Say Cases of Excessive Force by the Police Are on the Rise

U.S., Russia, Go On Hair-Trigger Alert

It's the Stupid, Stupid

After a Horrific Crash, F1 Ponders What More It Must Do to Protect Drivers

Hypocrisy of Israel's right and left wings

New app helps Americans buy Israeli-made products

NSA May Have Undercover Operatives in Foreign Companies

Cardinal Raymond Burke Takes Break From Vatican Synod To Say Ugly Things About Gay Relationships

How to gird up your loins.

We need to do some national soul searching

Judge Rejects Defense That FBI Illegally Hacked Silk Road—On a Technicality

Thought this was interesting....TV’s Most Republican and Democratic Shows

People vote when they have something/someone to vote FOR.

Mayday PAC?

Israeli historian wants ‘to cease’ being a Jew

This Device Could Detect Dozens of Cancers With a Single Blood Test


They won, we lost: How corruption became America’s national pastime

First gay couple to wed in Wake County on front page of the Raleigh paper today!

39 Years Ago Tonight: NBC's Saturday Night Premieres w/ Host George Carlin

author Stephen King tweets: "a vote for Cutler is a vote for LePage. Bad idea."

America’s flip-flop foreign policy: Rand Paul, Hillary Clinton and the new millennial voter

A newer member to the movie group I'm part of came out as a flaming faux noise watching lesbian.....

Former SoS Allbright on Kerry: "He's eminently suited "for challenges on job.

On Hunger Strike: Repression in Egypt

The progressives are coming!: Why the latest attempt to “save” Democrats from populism is so patheti

Denver Post thinks a Republican Senate will be reasonable because the Wall St. Journal says so

Need some advice on London hotels...

So when will Mitt Romney call and congratulate Obama?

Wells Fargo employee emails CEO asking for a raise — copies 200,000 other employees

Center-right Democrats finally face a formidable challenge -- and that has them terrified

The Lost Hosts Awaken

Peppa Pig English Episodes Full

“It breaks my heart”: How a SWAT team upended my baby’s life — and got away with it

David Brooks’ latest trick: Exposing the sleight of hand in his defense of the Kochs

How Non-Belief About Specialized Questions Is A Neutral Position,

Ainge thinks Allen will wait and see before signing

Kevin Durant disagrees with Cuban

The audacity to 'fart in the elevator' and the lingering anger over the AIG bailout

Report: Lance Stephenson verbally agreed to join Mavs in free agency

Scream “Ebola, ISIS, Obama,” rinse, repeat

Oh, and one more thing...

Israel-Gaza conflict: MPs set to vote to recognise the state of Palestine

Not that I'm complaining, but I noticed someone was able to rec one

NYT Struts And Puffs About Rehiring Some Environment Reporters After Gutting Department

Digging to China

Scariest Ad of the Week -- The Nation

Harper's Climate Charade; Barefaced Lies That Canada Will Meet GHG Targets Despite All Evidene

Congress declines new vote recording system...146 years ago today

Mary Landrieu Worried; May Not Be Kissing Enough Oil Industy Ass Often Enough

Does voting doubt grow as political polarity shrinks?

"Orange" Alert; Smog Buries North China; Beijing Pm 2.5 at 445 (WHO Recommends 25 Maximum)

Next time your creationist friends reject evolution, show them this video

Mourning Nemo

32 myths about the flu vaccine you don't need to fear

GOTV isn't about whether YOU vote. It's about

Second leaker in US intelligence, says Glenn Greenwald

New info: Elizabeth Warren at UWM, not Marquette

Mainstream News Coverage of Ukraine, Malaysia Flight 17 Shows Western Propaganda Machine at Work

The second rule is just as long...

GOP Senate candidate: I’m losing because single mothers are married to the Democratic Party


Sean Hannity says what we are all afraid to say

Analysis: After Gaza, what price the Palestinian security sector?

"Have F---ing Beliefs, Not Teams"

Rubin Report: These Are the 10 Wealthiest Americans

REMEMBER TO STAY AFRAID so we can keep this up.....

"Damn good ice cream. Anyone else in on this? I'm buying"

Halloween is coming: When pick up lines go wrong

What the Hell Is Going On in North Korea?

How much inspiration again?

Inside the Mammoth Backlash to Common Core

U.S. Airstrikes 2 months on: FAIL.

What's for Dinner, Sat., Oct. 11, 2014

Please Tell Me More About How It Was Obama Who Failed To Close Gitmo

Today's Planetary Fact:

Halloween is coming: Make sure the smelling salts are handy...

End of the pumpkin

Just want to give a special thank you to shenmue

Kitten vs. Ant...

“It breaks my heart”: How a SWAT team upended my baby’s life — and got away with it

Keep the Bible out of public policy.

The Unarmed...

Isis in Kobani: Turkey ignores Kurdish fury as militants close in on capturing the town

The Unsafety Net: How Social Media Turned Against Women

Too Rad Gramps

Sometimes ol' Spidey can be a bit of a dick...

Let's be candid...

Another new conspiracy theory.

Why Africa Can’t Handle Ebola: the Destruction of the 3rd World

All Systems Go: The Elite View of the New Iraq-Syria War

Bravo to the protesters in Ferguson & Shaw last night

I Am Thinking Of Firing Comcast.....Question

Wendy Davis Ad Features Gregg Abbott's Intervention In Federal Lawsuites

Store video shows MO teen w/o hoodie 6 minutes before cop guns him down

Mother Jones—“These 14 States Have a Plan for Climate Change. The Rest of You Are Screwed.”

Violence against women, children, gays & other vulnerable people

The Guardian: We can meet 2C climate target – and here's how, say energy experts

Community, censorship and free speech

We live in the most peaceful period in human history… wait, what?

Atheism included in the meaning of 'creed' under the Code

The United States has two elections....

If progressives sit out elections, waiting for the perfect candidate, all that will do

Juan Cole: Rather Than Just Honor Nobelist Malala Yousafzai, We Should Listen to Her

Our annual two week escape to the NC Outer Banks - Ocracoke - one pic from each day - first week

We didn't know about ISIS, we don't know what is going on in NK

‘Modernize the Columbia River Treaty,’ Religious Leaders Urge U.S. and Canada

speaking of assholes:

This Is What Happens When A Woman Tries To Report Sexual Harassment To Egyptian Authorities

Shop Blue?

By a gossip site: Scott WALKER's "Contempt for Women and the Poor"

Chuck Todd steps in it again with poor political analysis and partisan call

Ok...Whose son/nephew/cousin is this?

Dear Converse: No one wants limosines on their feet.

Very nice interview with Kerry on AFghanistan, the fight against ISIS and the Nobel winners

Trenton Catholic Academy boys soccer team banned from state tournament

I miss redqueen

Professor Richard Wolff: Global Capitalism: October 2014 Monthly Update

Who here has suffered a lot from school bullying?

ARC's "Investing in Appalachia's Youth Conference"

LIVE NOW: Ebola, Healthcare, and Privilege

David Korten with Thom Hartmann: Agenda for a New Economy (video, pts I and II)

A silent thread for Kim Jong-Un

My best friend's uncle died.... they need to bury him.

5 Conspiracy Theories That Are So Dumb They're Brilliant

Leaders Of Iraq's Anbar Province Call For US Ground Forces To Stop ISIS

Morin's toon of the day (link)

What is the primary cause of the unrest in Ukraine?

Viola Davis brings attention to the "Hunger Is" campaign with her own personal story.

Fella at the sharp end of a brand new 747-8 Freighter waves goodbye and thanks!

From Kos - So Tired Of Panetta


Teabagger brands Obama the Ant Savior! In the name of the Formicidae, the Obama and the holy Insecta

Public records made available, but at a whopping $132,348 – Miami Herald Blog

the tale Gregg Abbott and the tree that fell on him


The Fireman Zombie Twist on Z-nation.

Saturday, October 11th. The Weekend Edition of William Shakespeare's Thought For The Day.

Lake County animal services director fired after 20 pets euthanized in one day

Question on the ISIS or ISIL or whatever they go by now.

Not voting or voting GOP is a vote for corprate oligarchy over democracy.

Spanish nurse's aide Romero improved overnight; Brit in Macedonia negative for Ebola

Trans-Pacific Partnership Taking on Water, May Sink

U.S.-Led Air War In Syria Is Off To A Difficult Start, With Moderate Rebels Disenchanted

Last Chance: Nancy Pelosi, Me and You.

Bodyguard scandal a threat to peace in Colombia

NBC Crew Ordered To An Ebola Quarantine

Pig Farms Rebound From Virus; Meat Prices May Drop

Palestinian State Recognition: British Parliament To Vote On Recognizing Palestine As A State

Stolen Lives

Irrational Atheism

Only way to stop the spread of Ebola...

Security Services Monitoring 'thousands' Of Terrorism Suspects In London, Says Boris Johnson

Ebola creates an evolutionary "Come to Jesus" moment for deniers.

Get well, Karen Lewis!

Woman behind bars 17 years walks free after judge says she's innocent

IMF Warns Global Economy At Risk, Calls For Bold Action

We might end up with another dog. UPDATED: Mon. New Update Tues.

Robert McCulloch, St. Louis County Prosecutor, is VP of company receiving money from support of Wils

God Only Knows

Has anyone pointed out the Royals owner used to run Walmart?

Palestinian allegedly killed for selling Silwan homes to Jews

A huge Milestone for this Group quite soon now!

Arrest Warrant issued for Hammond IN man

Awesome picture at Ferguson march.

When whites just don't get it, part 3

Why Doctors Stay Mum About Mistakes Their Colleagues Make

I want to know why Christians don't pray Ebola away?

American University to host panel discussion on UFOs as part of its Honors Program

Iraq asks for US ground troops as Isil threaten Baghdad

UW-M prof predicts emergency session to pass new voter ID law

Just got a great deal on a Lexar 64 GB Thumbdrive at OfficeMax.

The Budget Deficit Just Fell To Lowest Point Of Obama’s Presidency (Again)

Menacing clowns in Bakersfield prompt calls to police, one arrest

Former Rep. Rick Renzi's conviction and sentence upheld

A couple more fuzzy texture shots

INDIA has begun evacuating thousands of people from fishing villages as it braces for Cyclone Hudhud

Man and Woman in Kenosha, WI facing hundreds of felonies...

My GOTV Efforts Don't Target Progressives.

National Coming Out Day 2014: LGBT Whisper Users On Acknowledging Their Sexuality In The Open

How do you hang out in the hammock all day?

Alison had a nice crowd at a labor rally in Paducah today.

I'm going to lose my mind any minute now

Has anyone captured the Michael Brown video where he has his hands up in the air?

Feds warn of jury tampering in Detroit

Is this going to be the year of the woman voter??

Roy Cho/Fifth District

Former NSA director had thousands personally invested in obscure tech firms

Soft October sky

Nuclear plants must give anti-radiation pills to nearby residents: regulator

Without looking, whom do you think the bookmakers have as favourite for the next Labour leader?

Religious theme park is demanding millions of dollars in taxpayer subsidies & wants discrimination!

Trailer: A Merry Friggin Christmas

Greg Abbott: Texas gay marriage ban reduces out-of-wedlock births

The Guardian: Former oil mogul confirmed as EU climate and energy commissioner

Thousands Protest Police Shootings In St. Louis As Newcomers Join Weekend Of Resistance

It's Folk Uke night at the Saxon Pub tonight. Be there or be square.

Turnout fears mount for Dems

Has your opinion of Mila Kunis changed

This is sickening

well, the new neighbor and i are off to a swimming start

Environmental Protection Law comes into effect today

Austria sees red over UK nuclear plant at Hinkley Point as it accuses EU of misinterpreting the rule

New FOX Poll has McConnell ahead in Kentucky - but WAIT!

Fay Skirts Bermuda; Vongfong Pounds Okinawa; Hudhud Bearing Down on India

For those that may not relise...

What would happen under a Republican Senate?

Dear Kitten: Regarding The Dog

Piers Morgan--America Has Become More Racist Since Obama was Elected. . .

Kentucky warns Noah's Ark theme park over hiring practices

Georgia GOP Senate Candidate: "Sending Jobs Overseas Is The American Way"

October Morning

Lawrence's Rewrite Dear Republican Uncle--I told you so

Greg Abbott: Texas gay marriage ban reduces out-of-wedlock births

"Don't Shoot!"

Japan pitches nuclear restart in tightly controlled townhalls

Obama ditched a key campaign promise. And it saved his presidency.

Hillary Clinton and the Progressive Pursuit of Perfection

Occupy Wall Street Activist Cecily McMillan Acquitted Of Obstructing Police

PBS NEWSHOUR: What's behind the stock market's sudden turmoil?

Weekly Address: America Is a Place Where Hard Work Should Be Rewarded

Today in 1911: A Timeline of California’s Suffrage Vote

I just had to share with y'all what came in the mail just now

Alert CNN...The "Gigantic Muslim Ebola-carrying Spiders" are coming

DA who went after kid for jesus statue prank is an adulterous porn addict

I *hate* it when someone uses false info and I have nothing to back up a rebuttal...

Bloomberg/DMR Iowa Poll: Senate Candidates Just a Point Apart

The Vietnamese Noodle Salad Known as Bun Bo Xao

If it wasn't for the Kurds and the Yazidi, I wouldn't care too much about ISIL

The "Art of War" Manipulating Public Opinion With Photographs: ISIS, etc.

Dogs Eating Peanut Butter In Slow Motion

"This has gone viral in Kentucky"...

Toon: The Bizzaro Nobels

GOP Stands By DeMaio After Harassment Allegations

Washington Post - Asset seizures fuel police spending

Study: You Can't Change an Anti-Vaxxer's Mind

Aimee Mann and Ted Leo - 'Milwaukee' - Wits