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Archives: October 19, 2014

Lawsuits: AL jailers let prisoners die from easily treatable illnesses to save money

‘How do we get rid of ISIS, pointless politics, & drone strike casualties’/"Going Underground"

Reese: Synod a win for Francis and for openness

Ebola 'Caused by Red Cross', showing up on facebook, Snopes link included

Mayor of Rome registers 16 same-sex marriages

Only Daddy That'll Walk the Line

Need Ideas - help please

For the 2014 Doom and Gloomers: The Seven Senate Races Democrats Should Be Optimistic About in 2016

Conservative Cardinal Who Clashed With Pope Francis Confirms He Has Been Ousted

The Black Plague

A&M, why don't you give up on the SEC and go back to the Big 12?

How The Press Is Doing The GOP's Ebola Bidding...Fear is The Republican Midterm Election Theme

Does FSU have any clue

Dog & I are just back from a Pho Soup Run.

My date with a certain DUer went as expected.

The Ally No One Wants in War Against ISIS: The Jews

Sovereign Order

The Press missed a big story I'm Apples October Show.

The Parliament of Palestine

Sprint cuts 452 jobs at its Kansas headquarters

PDA Listing of Endorsed Candidates

Local NC GOPers Compare Gay Pride Flag Over City Hall To Flying Nazi Flag

Report: Michael Brown's blood found on Officer Darren Wilson's gun, car door

After California decriminalized marijuana, teen arrest, overdose and dropout rates fell

Mother Ruins Harry Potter To Indoctrinate Her Kids Into Conservative Christianity

MA Gov. candidate Charlie Baker plans "to get elected on the backs of poor women and children..."

Duluth Trading TV Commercial: Fire Hose® Work Pants vs. Hail Mary Hog (MADE IN THE USA!)

Progress Texas Anti-Endorsements For Top Four Republican Candidates For Texas Offices.

hope all of you are having a lovely saturday evening

US, China vow to manage rifts ahead of Obama visit

Elected Officials Join NYC Workers To Protest Walmart Impact

Elected Officials Join NYC Workers To Protest Walmart Impact

Golden Gate Bridge Strike Averted, Workers Will Vote On Tentative Deal

Golden Gate Bridge Strike Averted, Workers Will Vote On Tentative Deal

"Gypsy" caravans make a comeback as micro-homes

Walmart Wouldn't Make a Dime Without Its Workers

Desperate Republicans Deceptively Edit Video of President Obama

Warren in Minnesota:"The game is rigged, and the Republicans rigged it"

President Obama talked directly to students and parents

Giants fan who caught and returned Travis Ishikawa's walk-off homer gets World Series tickets

WAY too many "Milestones" in Latest Thread feed

Food deliveries in Sierra Leone to fight Ebola

Plants vs. Zombies™ 2 +Mod v2.9.1 Apk + Data

How bought those 'Noles.

No one has any comments about the Notre Dame Fighting Amish losing to Florida State???

Awwww! Now this is a couple of cute trick or treaters!

Obama is Infecting Christians with Ebola To Destroy Jesus and Start A New Age of Liberal Darkness

This is so wrong!!!

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Buys $100 Million Worth of Land in Hawaii

I have the Day Off tomorrow!

My ballot just arrived in the mail today

I just saw Gone Girl and Fury this weekend. Anyone else see either of these?

FairPoint workers go on strike over benefits, pensions

Riot gear, pepper spray, not Ferguson. New Hampshire

Privacy rights of Ebola victims

Robert Reich: Government subsidies to private universities growing

Frein may have been spotted Friday, police said

First US Ebola victim remembered for compassion

Uniting to Transform Policing

Elizabeth Warren Heads to Iowa

Goliath Birdeater Spider The Size Of Small Puppy. Fist Sized Body W/1 Foot Leg Span. Picnic Anyone?

Bonnie Raitt

If the GOP takes the Senate it seems to me that it will hurt the next Dem Prez candidate.

To make a proper tin foil hat, you must have proper tin foil

Our tax dollars at work

Who was Michael Brown?

Beautiful Night- We are made of water and electrolytes...

Couple of weeks old, but still...Oklahoma governor race

Guest Lineups For The Sunday News Shows

Who likes sunset pictures at the ocean? Complete with unexplained things in the sky...

This might explain a lot: the Dallas Ebola hospital E.R. is run by an outside contractor.

October 19

Who To Blame When You Get Ebola: A CDC Guide For Healthcare Workers

US Ebola nurse Nina Pham in 'fair condition' at Maryland hospital

Susan Smith: 20 years later, case still a shocker (She drove her kids into a lake)

Walrus falls asleep on submarine, becomes sports hero

Speed Cameras Not Bringing In Enough Cash For Chicago

Mission Unaccomplished: Containing Ebola in Africa

GOOD time to help Martha Coakley; also Hillary coming.

Kenyan Church calls for boycott of tetanus vaccines after sterility scare


Sunday's Doonesbury- Failure Factory

Sunday's Non Sequitur- Insanity Defined

Top 1% ‘own half global wealth’

Kobane Kurds fight off ISIL Assault, as Shells land in Turkey

Toon: Happy Halloween

16 people killed at South Korean K-pop concert

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Scary Costume Edition

U.S. "Secures" War in Afghanistan, Also War Criminals

Isis, Ebola, and the Giants

6 Dumbest Right-Wing Moments This Week: Ebola Stupidity Rages On

Surprise: A Majority of Millennials Didn't Go to College—That’s Going to Cost Everybody

New York City Jails Are Getting A Lot More Violent

“I’m not going away”: James Risen unloads to Salon about his government foes

Scott Brown has the dumbest Ebola take yet: We wouldn’t have to worry about it if Mitt were presiden

Royals or Giants: Who's your pick to win it?

Vote all you want. The secret government won’t change.

How the 'Fundamental Right' to Abortion Faded Away

Is Ebola President Obama's Katrina?

Southern Evangelicals: Dwindling—and Taking the GOP Edge With Them

menatime in Norway - police do this with a drunk man on the street.

Who does speak French here ? Qui parle Français ici?

(Florida) Cops Need a Warrant to Grab Your Cell Tower Data, Florida Court Rules

Some Scumball killed a Tasmanian Devil in the Albuquerque Zoo

(U.K.) - Internet trolls face up to two years in jail under new laws

Yemen's Shiite rebels take town south of capitol

Cruise ship with monitored health worker returns

EPA Approves Deadly New Herbicide

Just a comedy-skit about female gamers.

The Walking Dead 5.2 "Strangers" (spoiler alert)

IDF troops patrol Gaza border in unprotected vehicles: 'We feel like sitting ducks'

Navy report casts doubt on Sea Dragon's reliability

James Risen is my hero

Oldest commissioned warship takes trip before repairs

Ukraine says Russia has agreed to supply gas

Don't be fooled by anti-Amendment 2 hysteria (Florida medical marijuana)

Meet the Frackettes

Omaha nurse who wrote policies for Biocontainment Unit initially nervous about first Ebola patient

Carter on President Obama

Wendy Davis on Cabela's and cover-ups

Follow Oregon's Lead: Mail-in Voting!

Stonehill debate cancelled, apparently because Indies were included.

Killer in the honeymoon murder trial dies

US military sees long haul ahead for war with IS

Rebuilding Gaza: The back of the Gazan economy has been broken

While my BF and I were being amorous last evening, I farted.

soldiers die in Gaza tunnel collapse

My neighbor burned his yard signs this morning.

Indoor plants that need little sunlight

Small fire damages historic clipper Cutty Sark

NSA chief: 1,000 new jobs coming to S.A.

This war on leaks is unbelievable.

ALEC blames Unitarian Universalism and Common Cause for its own demise...

Bergdahl investigation finished

Can We Auto-Correct Humanity?

The Chinese people care more about the environment than Americans do

Feminist Gaming Critic Cancels Event- Despite Threats, Concealed Guns Still Allowed

Church should not fear change, pope says at synod close

Scott tying his election to racism, pro-life, gay issues

Hamas reconstructing damaged Gaza attack tunnel

Warren in Minnesota: ‘The game is rigged, and the Republicans rigged it’

Poor kids who do everything right don’t do better than rich kids who do everything wrong

Sen. Cruz: Doctors Opposing Travel Ban ‘Working for Obama’

What's Driving Homophobia in Africa?

You Can Now Go to College in Germany for Free, No Matter Where You’re From

Secret CIA Document: Americans Are “Coarse,” “Emotional” and Lack Civility

Everywhere man

With PM2.5 At 350, Organizers Refuse To Cancel Beijing Marathon; Runners Use Masks, Respirators


Two years in jail for trolling? What you need to know about new proposals (UK)

Self delete - wrong forum. n/t

Gov. Voldemort Squawks About Green Credentials; Gutted DEP, Cut Permit Times To 2 Days

Donations Shortfall Hurting Ebola Fight

For a brass-knuckled nurses union, the Ebola scare is just another fight

Protesters stage sit-in outside Wal-Mart heiress’ Park Avenue condo

Oops. 2002-09: China's Electrical Sector Improved Efficiency 10%; Sector Grew By 1,000%

A Texas Militiaman Reconsiders the Mission

Wow, Candy Crowley, instead of gushing, actually asks Cruz some important questions...

My friend is currently on MTP...

Christie's Wife Earned $500K at Part Time Job

In honor of #fangate, we round up the best political debate bloopers

Kurds say U.S.-led airstrikes halting Islamic State advance on Kobani

Graph: If World Mass Were Divided Like Wealth

More wives Google “Is my husband gay” than “Is my husband an alcoholic” or “Is my husband cheating”

Roadside bomb kills 7 in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula

"We The People"...*Except for the Poor Blacks & Hispanics


HT of the Month: DIY to the Nth Degree (he hand built his entire reference quality home theaterfixed

Nine shot dead in volatile Pakistan province

Look at this home theater

IMO, Between 5-7% of voters will change their vote in the ballot booth. Polls don't

San Francisco's progressive movement struggles amid change

Media guide for differences between Pumpkin Riots and Ferguson

All About The $$$: FOX Ebola TV Series in the Works

F^(#--Y()^ twitpic!!!

Oil is down 25%-Is everyone's cost for food, heat, shipped goods going down 25% ?

Times-Picayune Endorses Landrieu On Front Page: She's 'Vital' To Louisiana


Let's listen to a great voice telling us about the importance of voting

I miss the regular TV commercials.

US Special Ops actively & secretly engaged in war & war preparations in over 2/3 of nations on earth

"Unbeaten: The Life of Brook Berringer."

Venezuela blames U.S for global oil price slump

TCM Schedule for Tuesday, October 21: Edgar G. Ulmer

Venezuela blames U.S for global oil price slump

Times-Picayune Endorses D-Senator Mary Landrieu Over The Republican Candidate

Broad daylight we just caught a thief-vandal on our deck with photos

Poll: 75% think Venezuela goes in the wrong direction

Whoa!1 Dave's cue card guy fired for cussing Dave & attacking a writer

TCM Schedule for Wednesday, October 22: Star of the Month: Janet Leigh

Sweden in 3rd day of suspected sub search

Yesterday my head exploded again.

An update about a situation that I wrote about a couple months back

Halloween is coming: Be scared, be very scared...

So far every case of Ebola in this country got it by helping people. So relax, Republicans...

Dallas Ebola infection/incubation timeline 10.19.14 (Duncan's family in 21st day!)

Halloween is coming: Things are never what they seem..

No one can say that N.Z. cops don't have a sense of humour

End of remarkable synod sees pontiff beatify Pope Paul VI

Ebola plush toys fly off the shelf for Connecticut company

Sen. Warren: ‘The game is rigged, and the Republicans rigged it’

Carol KING helping D candidates!!! ( Mark Pryor US Senate D-AR)

Berlin said to okay discount on arms to Israel after diplomatic spat

Israeli Minister Slams Kerry re: his Comments On Connexion between Rise of IS and IP Peace Talks fai

Black Vote Seen as Last Hope for Democrats to Hold Senate

Just voted straight D in Colorado

Last night I rewatched the movie "And the Band Played On" and my thoughts on Ebola.

What Could Possibly Go Wrong? Seven Worst-Case Scenarios in the Battle with the Islamic State

Started watching the Roosevelts. It is wonderful! I had no idea that T.R.

When did the U.S. Post Office start special deliveries on a Sunday?

What are you reading the week of Sunday, October 19, 2014?

National Nurses United Petition...

If you don't like spiders, DON'T look at this post

We’re Going to the UN

Citizenfour review – Edward Snowden documentary is utterly engrossing

Common ground?

Salon: What we really talk about when we talk about religion.

The Republican Meme on Facebook............

Watching Siding Spring's encounter with Mars

what's for dinner - sunday, october 19th

Iowa Senate candidate Bruce Braley on Social Security

Coolest Sound Ever

Still wearing their boots and helmets, the Germans who fell fighting Russians at the Gates of Berlin

Disturbing Video: Prison Guards Laugh as Mentally Ill Man Dies in Front of Them

Pet Parade

India fuel reform puts diesel under market control

Miami Herald: Our Recommendation: Charlie Crist for governor

****WCGreen Update --Sunday October 19, 2014****

Can anyone explain this warning from Ativa thumbdrive.

Obama's 170 degrees (going on 180) on Torture is a sad and scary spectacle

Texas health worker, cruise ship traveler tests negative for Ebola

Texas health worker, cruise ship traveler tests negative for Ebola

St. Louis County District Attorney Robert McCulloch should recuse himself from the

Tarantulas Are Out At Halloween, But They’re Not Trick or Treating!

The Prospect Of Losing Senate To GOP A Sign Of Our Ignorance & Racism.

Filmmaker Sheds Light on "Valiant," Greek-Born Hero of the Ludlow Massacre

Filmmaker Sheds Light on "Valiant," Greek-Born Hero of the Ludlow Massacre

L.A. Graffiti Artist Humanizes Homeless People By Painting Their Dreams

Three minutes on Ebola worth watching on Chuck Todd's MTP. Really!

no financial incentive to develop ebola vaccine...the fact that people are dying isn't enough

gheez....there are days when 'stupify' and a wand could freeze the dumb

Infected Workers-Slow Deployment-No Vaccine: Ebola Response Shows Pitfalls of PRIVATIZED Health Care

Why is the US military doing this, and isn't it illegal?

NOAA: Maybe no "Polar Vortex" this winter -

Let It Be: Three Cheers for Apatheism

Islamic State foiled in attempt to kidnap Syrian rebel leader in Turkey

I’ll tell you why 80% of Republicans vote against their own interests...

cuteness overload of an unusual kind..... porcupine

The 19th Anniversary of the million man march is being

UNIONS spending millions to GOTV Nov 4th

Spanish Ebola nurse appears clear of disease, says government

Do you think the EPA and the FDA, in their current form, are good for the USA?

Ted Cruz: Obama’s surgeon general pick isn’t a ‘health professional’ because he’s ‘anti-gun’

AFTeacher on Daily Show

New FL slogan: "I'm a FAN of Charlie Crist!"

Heads Up: James O’Keefe Skulking Around In Colorado

Women Lead Sanitation Strike at Massive Education Complex in China

Heads Up: James O’Keefe Skulking Around In Colorado

Divided Ferguson awaits grand jury decision on Michael Brown killing

Sensible Leadership On Economics In Real Life

Finland's Revolutionary Education System

Viewpoint: People’s Veto of a Union-Busting Law Holds Lessons

Viewpoint: People’s Veto of a Union-Busting Law Holds Lessons

Pentagon preparing expeditionary medical support team to fight ebola in the homeland.

Get YOUR Trouble Makers T shirt

Finnish education expert critiques U.S. school philosophy at URI lecture

This Week in Virology: 307 - Ebola Etiology

Colin Kaepernick's mother awaits seeing son

Maximum Sentence for Opossum Killer E action

If you have a cell phone, "they" know where you are.

Bwahahahah! Poll: Mitt Romney leads 2016 GOP field

How the Pro-Choice Movement Excludes People With Disabilities

AP NCAA Football Poll 10/19/14 - And it's goodbye to A&M

Congratulations to the St. Louis Rams

Fauci: Ebola protocols to call for no skin showing

Great game winning catch by Sammy Watkins and throw & drive by Kyle Orton

Texas Sixth Graders Being Taught About Beheadings

The Innovative, Unlikely Idea That Could Save America’s Forests

!DAWKINS!1! to appear on Finnish heavy-metal album

7th District candidate: Jack Trammell

Koch brothers and big utilities campaign to unplug solar power

How Billionaire Oligarchs Are Becoming Their Own Political Parties

Germany says rebels used Ukranian missile to down MH17 passenger plane

A ‘Post-Political’ Labor Movement

A ‘Post-Political’ Labor Movement

Have a kid who will be going to college? How does ZERO tuition sound?

Mary Burke's "Scott Walker giving you pizza" ad so good that critics are arguing over the toppings

DU ladies Sixty and over - Sophia Loren's soon to be released Autobiography

380m-year-old "bony, L-shaped male organ and female ‘cheese-grater’ genitals"

Non Compete Clauses Make Workers Economic Prisoners Who Must Change Careers..

AK - National Guard documents detail chronic misconduct among recruiting leaders

Don't Be A Baby. Vote..

Without Housing Help, This Care2 Mom and Her Autistic Son Could End Up Homeless

gratuitous kitteh pic - pillow fort edition

ohmydog have I been raptured?

Steve rescued two eagles Now he's facing criminal charges E action

Recommendation for 2014: CA State Supt of Public Instruction

October 19, 1993

Clinton seeks to boost Democrats in Arkansas, US

Mike Malloy - Climate Change A Threat To National Security

Mike Malloy - Only In America: Crowdfunding To Fight Ebola

Mike Malloy - Republicans Deserve The Suicide Gene

!Dawkins!1!! inspires song by Swedish Folk Duo

Vontaze Burfict suffers neck injury

An interesting gif on what we eat

This time of year has such a feel about it - the smells, quality of the light

The Brothers Johnson

Joanne Borgella, American Idol contestant and model, dies at 32 of rare cancer

Anyone else here reading or finished Murakami's latest?

Electrical question.

Sad story from Philly…a real loss to the LGBT community here

Are Kochs hiding their funding of Corbett behind Repub. Governors Ass.?

Humanist movie, Muslim characters...

Brady Quinn is now doing NFL commentating for FOX Sports?

I am getting Bill Cook ads claiming Stan White is running a "New Jersey" style dirty campaign.

Pilots at Lufthansa to start 35-hour strike Monday

"What shocks me about neoliberalism is how utterly unapologetic it is about the misery it produces."

The Shell Game of Contingent Employment

The Shell Game of Contingent Employment

What can I do in Albuquerque with a few hours?

It's that time of year!

Bashing Obama to Make Way for Hillary

Three minutes on Ebola worth watching on Chuck Todd's MTP. Really!

Pope: 'God Is Not Afraid Of New Things'

No Shit ...23

Facebook to DEA: Stop impersonating people & trying to sell drugs (Woman sues DEA for using her name

a few photos from recent travels in Sicily

WTF ...177

OK math gurus

Turks FOS. They Better Help. They Are The Next ISIS Target.

After Blocking Surgeon General Nominee, Republican Blames Obama For Surgeon General Vacancy

If it feels like someone is trying to make you think your vote will not count

The New "Job Gypsy" Business Model Is A Complete Economic Dead End For US Workers.

Cowboys' Joseph Randle stole underwear, now will endorse it


EPIC CAMPAIGN VIDEO: Darth Vader Running for Office in Ukraine

Oh well Giants! Looks like the Rangers will win though.

Hawaii residents relax as hurricane threat eases

We saved all the wrong stuff.

Who else has this??

You know how much disdain the Texas fundies have for Obama?

Thank you Serena - fugg that racist, sexist Russian tennis official Shamil Tarpischev

Wisconsin: Republican AG Candidate Schimel promises to fight against clean air quality

Freezer in unattached garage in northern Ohio during the winter

Q: I shouldn't do lunges or squats because of my knees (both have torn meniscus) - so

Pat Caddell and Doug Schoen make me dyspeptic

Bill Moyers: Low-Wage Employers Are the Real ‘Welfare Queens’

Anyone else getting e-mail solicitations for donations from candidates they've never heard of?