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Archives: October 26, 2014

Indigenous Communities Take Chevron to Global Court for 'Crimes Against Humanity'

Indigenous Communities Take Chevron to Global Court for 'Crimes Against Humanity'


Tammy Duckworth~ She is a SHERO

If Teachers Were Football Players

Des Moines Register Endorsement: Bruce Braley is better choice

Another poll confirms movement for Begich.


Latest Iowa absentee ballot numbers (as of October 23)

YUP! I'm trying for it!

Turnout will be very important in this election

Rick Scott sends white supporters to harass black voters

My voting ordeal in California

My husband, son and I early voted today

Newman Road near the Jessamine County line. Adventures in manual focus.

I refuse to be a "polls are skewed" screamer

Steve Schale: Updated early turnout numbers suggest more good news for Florida Democrats

Ronald Reagan Aide Wants Anti-Gay Nation Called “Reagan”

SANITY: No Mandatory Ebola Quarantine In Massachusetts

PBS Newshour-News Wrap: Canadian PM pledges strong response to attacks

SANITY: No mandatory Ebola quarantine for health workers coming to Washington area

GOP candidate jokes about killing his dog (Yes, he really killed his dog).

Levon Helm Band Performs "Deep Elem Blues" with Bob Weir

My letter to the editor Bedford Bulletin about the 5th district House of Representatives election

Make Calls and/or Contribute $

PA-Gov: President Obama to Campaign with Tom Wolf on Nov. 2

Texas rewriting history!

Saturday Night Metal Thread: Mastodon - "High Road"

Fear of Ebola versus fear of AIDS...a very interesting story

Op-Ed What's really going on in North Korea

My President!

Someone Smashed The Disputed Oklahoma Ten Commandments Monument To Pieces

Obama should rent a first class Hotel

"The Disgust Election"

Why Are Politicians So Boring?

Some of the Volunteers at Fallapalooza.

Fracking company that Teamed up with Susan Komen Dumping Toxic Sludge in this Guy's Backyard!

Hancock honored at jazz benefit concert at Apollo

Law lets IRS seize bank accounts: NO CRIME REQUIRED Petition to Find/Prosecute Serial Vandal who Defaced 10 National Parks, Please sign

McConnell will pay expenses in return for 'enthusiasm' at events Petition to Find/Prosecute Serial Vandal who Defaced 10 National Parks, Please sign

Army officer denied entry to his daughter's high school for wearing his uniform

2014 mid-term canvassing ‘hook line’ that works like crack

Beady Eye (Oasis minus Noel Gallagher) shan't work together again. And the Oasis haters rejoice.

Did you see Santana play the national anthem for the World Series tonight?

Crowd Jumps In, Stops Anti-Gay Assault At Dallas Airport

What's that noise?

No mandatory Ebola quarantine for health workers coming to Washington area

I live in the land of democratic cowardice; Colorado

Should I pull my punch on this letter to the editor? Need advice...few hours left

Atheist in the Communion Line – A Follow-up Post

The Horror Before the Beheadings - NYT article

The limits of Ecuador’s shakedown statism

Repressive, atheist North Korea has a surprising relationship with Christian missionaries

A is for Autumn Allergies.

Tulsa Police Say Youth Volunteer Sexually Abused Kids In His Care

Hillary Clinton, Kay Hagan make appeal to women during Charlotte rally

Tribes: End oil leases in last ‘religious bastion’

I cannot think of any empirical way the percentage of Muslims that are terrorists can be quantified

I love the PNC Bank jingle

The Republican Party’s electoral philosophy: Cheating wins

Thom Hartmann: Time to End FL Gov. Rick Scott's Tea Party Experiment

An Imperial Affliction (AIA from TFIOS)

Suspect in killing of deputies was twice deported

Confession: I once voted for a Republican.

Giants 11, Royals 4

SF Giants come back with huge burst of runs, tie Series at 2-2

Highly Recommended - The Assets

Obviously the National Security Agency has turned the internet over to China...

15 jailed for life in Argentina 'dirty war' trial

Israel Beats out US for $525 Million Arms Sale to India

Asexual Awareness Week

Sanford and Son theme for harmonica

NY Times: As Ebola Spread in Dallas, New York Honed Protocol

McConnell boasts of 2005 effort to create private Social Security accounts

Hope I didn't choose the wrong pew for this OP

Saturday Nite Live

Pablo Sandoval wins it all


In pictures: Ethiopia’s thriving art market

I'm Sorry - But Saturday Night Live Just Isn't Funny Anymore......

Wilson Pickett - Hey Jude (w/ Duane Allman)

If U had $1200 to spend for the hell of it, what would U buy?

CHP officers suspected of sharing nude photos of arrested women.

San Francisco tour guide goes on racist rant targeting Chinatown

Patterns seen in two cases of unlawful donations to SF mayor’s 2011 campaign

Cuba: More air routes to come

LTTE: Undue criticism of Gary Webb

Jeffrey Tambor Talks About New Series "Transparent"

Brazil votes in tight presidential runoff split along class lines

Uruguay votes for new president; marijuana reform hangs in balance

Alan Eustace: A Successful Skydive from around 135,890 ft

Unpaid Interns at Gawker Unite for a Class-Action Lawsuit Under Fair Labor Standards Act

a funny song...

Wind and Solar Create More Jobs When They're Locally Owned, Report Finds

Interview: Former Georgia Rep. Cynthia McKinney, Democrat and Truther

DNA is writing the missing pages of Neanderthal history as well as our own

How many homeless S.F. schoolkids? Enough to fill 70 classrooms

How many homeless S.F. schoolkids? Enough to fill 70 classrooms

Ottawa Killings: Who Wins? Russell Brand

Where can I get a DU App to put on my Android phone?

'Death of Klinghoffer' goes on at Met Opera House despite protests

Police Chief Suggests Protests May Have Led to an Increase in the Number of 2014 St. Louis Homicides

i am entirely too old to close down the bar, but i did it anyway

U.S. Marines end Afghan operations, prepare to come home

Bellevue hospital denies nurses were calling off

Unsafe Drinking Water Adds to California's Drought Misery

Et Tu Deval?

The economic gas chamber

The latest from DoD on anti-Ebola efforts

What are your thoughts about the proposed tax increase to fix our roads?

October 26

Egypt to set up buffer zone with Gaza Strip

Britain ends combat role in Afghanistan, last US Marines hand over base

Colombia's rebels demand compensation for victims

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Awwtoberfest 2014 Edition

Republicans Welcome Ebola (Satire)

5 Craziest Right-Wing Moments this Week: Christian Celeb’s Bonkers Ideas about Halloween

So, I'm on Twitter right now, right?

Apocalypse Now: Seriously, It Is Time for a Major Rethink About Liberal and Progressive Politics

Katha Pollitt: Ending Pregnancy Is Common, Normal Event in Women's Lives

Turning Public Housing Over to Private Developers Has Unfortunate Consequences

How Wonky Homelessness Consultants Helped Ban Food-Sharing in 22 Cities

Halloween is coming: Meanwhile, in the slammer...

7 Things The Middle Class Can't Afford Anymore

Halloween is coming: I put a spell on you...

Democracy Sunday: elections in Tunisia, Ukraine, Brazil and Uraguay, plus Botswana result

Invisible fence in front yard

Automated Mass Surveillance is Unconstitutional, EFF Explains in Jewel v. NSA

Tour Guide Goes On Racist Rant About Chinatown San Francisco

so I finally made the dreaded decision :(

NPR Takes Lead From NYT, Promises Even Better Coverage Going To One (1) Environmental Reporter

Der Spiegel: The Zombie System: How Capitalism Has Gone Off the Rails

No Concrete Result In Bonn Climate Talks Round; Green Climate Fund Can't Even Capitalize - No Money

Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s Tag Force 6 [English Patched]

SC - Congaree NP Water Polluted With Bacteria, Pharma; Locals Decry Potential Cost Of Fixing Sewers

The Record: Cho in the 5th District

NJ CD5 (Scott Garrett/Tea Party) The Record Endorses Cho

Thought I should update you on the call I had with the Producers

A Pink Slip for the Progress Fairy -- The Archdruid Report by John Michael Greer

Saudi Arabia: As executions rise, allies must focus more closely on warring anti-IS forces

Audit discovers ... millions of lost dollars at Scott Walker's job-creation agency

Armored vehicle helps collect civil judgment in small town

The difference between Democrats and Republicans is simple

LA Times: Carmakers prepare to shift to hydrogen fuel cells

Charles Barkley Goes Off on "Unintelligent" Black People

Dozens of Teenagers go on Vandalism Spree, Brooklyn

Ukraine votes to overhaul parliament

Likud leadership primary to be held January 28, Danon announces

Found remains of WWII vet to be buried in Oakland

"I had spent a month watching children die alone". It is still the land of the brave, she proves it.

Totally annoying: Comcast's open Wi-Fi hotspots inject ads into your browser

Bruce Braley, Joni Ernst ad spending explodes on Iowa airwaves

Jonathan KARL is doing his usual pimping for BFEE, now George Pee Shrub

The Walking Dead 5.3 "Four Walls and a Roof" (spoiler alert)

Candy Crowley: Michelle Obama may run for DiFi's Senate seat in CA???

Minister of Defense not content with moving Palestinians to the back of the bus,

Grimm ‘funneled’ illegal campaign cash through rabbi -NY Post.

Daylight Savings Time

In tribute to Boardwalk Empire's Series Finale (tonight): The 8 Saddest Deaths

If We Had A GOP Health Care System We Would Have Ebola Colonies Like Old Leper Colonies.

Luckovich: "If Palin Had Become VP"

Steve Kornacki's show on the 2014 election is such bullshit

Why is the American left not as effective as the European left?

What is the quarantine period for 1 percenters suspected of affluenza?

How Conservatives Justify Poll Taxes

Without an O.K. from the astrologer, he said, Air Force One did not take off.

Not that I particularly care, but why is Fox showing a morning football game from London?

If the GOP wins the Senate..

The martyr of Danville Mountain

Remember the "vagina cookies" story? It's bullcrap.

My field of medicine is going to be on CBS 60 minutes tonight.

From job to job to job, a life lived - and lost (raise the minimum wage!!!!)

LOL.... scammers like this are what dashcams were invented for....

My friend, Chef Francois de Melogue will be on FN " Guy's Grocery Games" tonight.

Wildlife rehab for bear found in Oregon drugstore

Fence Menders - anyone have experience with these?

Turned on TV this story and defaulted to last night's station and was rewarded with Horrifying Faces

Texas GOP Corruption? There is an APP for that.

I accidently made the most delicious brioche

Syria activists say Kobani death toll passes 800

GOP STRATEGY:Eliminate American Dream So "they" won't want to come here & ruin it for Real Americans

Texas GOP Corruption APP? A-Abbott Texas Corrupt AG Is Running for Governor Against Wendy Davis.

European Privacy in the Age of Snowden: We Need a Debate About What Intelligence Agencies Are Doing

What's for Dinner, Sun., Oct. 26, 2014

Just over a week to go before November 4. Who Will Win?

HELP..... none of my video's work....keeps saying "blocked plug-in".....

They're so stupid. That's why we love them...

YAGT. Yet Another GOTV Thread.

That's the life…

Venezuelans brace for slump in oil prices

Texas AG Abbott Condones Candidate Paxton's Crimes By His Presence at a Campaign Event in Frisco

Dave Brat (R) Touts Endorsement from "Harry Potter: Seduction of the Occult" Group

Hmm...Des Moines Register endorses Braley

Is Walker lying about injury? Sure looks like it.

Wendy Davis Can Beat Greg Abbott By Just Turning Out Obama Voters

Senate Democrats Not Running Or Already Retired Sit On $52 Million

"What Would Bernie Do?" -- Questions for Hillary--from William Greider

Watch Chuck Todd's journalistic fail come back to bite him (VIDEO)

It is Sunday and Time for a smile, "Because you know I am all about that bass, no treble"

Was just reading an article about a classy republican.

Fund Headed by Kerry’s Wife Donated to Anti-Israel ‘Conflict Kitchen’

Why the Pulitzers for articles on the NSA and Snowden are warranted.

VISA banks supporting Apple Pay

Top U.S. health official warns of risks from (daconian) Ebola quarantines

ONEPRIDE! Defend the den! Lions WIN!

Israel-US Ties Have Reached 'Crisis' Point, Lapid Says

Robert Parry: Treating Putin Like a Lunatic

Corruption in he upper echelons of the NSA and intellligence services?

Fresh From Appalachia: Chinese Medicinal Herbs

Jesus lights up the room with a flick

US Ebola infection/incubation timeline 10.26.14(74 health workers EXIT incubation period in 3 days!)

What are you reading the week of Sunday, October 26, 2014?

Centrism is for "LOSERS" -- what Thomas Frank says about Carter/Obama is a MUST READ

Hawaii volcano lava prompts evacuation concerns

Happy Birthday to..????

Mo'ne Davis throws out the first pitch at the World Series

Mother in law doing poorly.

Egypt activists jailed for three years for 'illegal protest'

Trick-or-Treating for the Food Allergic: The Teal Pumpkin Project

Paul Ryan Says One Thing On The Campaign Trail And Does Another In Washington

Can someone please explain to me why the Republican Party still enjoys

Governors Cuomo, Christie and Scott (and their defenders) are Ebola-truthers

The Economic Impact of School Suspensions

It's a 1400 year old war. We can not 'win it'.

East Liverpool and the Unforgiving Economy of Rural Appalachia

Who likes kitty pics/vids!!?

Putin at Valdai - World Order: New Rules or a Game without Rules (FULL VIDEO) RT RT

Dare we hope?

Shaving Ed's Sullivan

Any zinnia growers here? I have an on-again, off-again relationship with zinnias.

"This is a story of war profiteering, personal ambition, bureaucratic turf wars ..."

How and why has the Confederate flag symbol become popular up North?

Just a couple of suggestions on how to raise the visibility of our group

Dietary cocoa flavanols reverse age-related memory decline, study shows

For your Halloween viewing pleasure: Ghosts

Don't take your eyes off the Pats-Bears game for even a minute...

Fauci: Quarantine can have unintended consequences

"As I was telling Thomas Jefferson...." in other words, MY BOOK IS OUT!

International relations paper ....

Commercial Jetliner Joined by Virgin Galactic

Jeb Bush's son: Dad will "more than likely" run for president in 2016

Jeb Bush's son: Dad will "more than likely" run for president in 2016

Darrell Issa’s Obama Bashing Backfires When He Uses a Weather App To Defeat Ebola On CNN

Self Monitor vs Self Contain, OMG!

October 24, 1892

Best Political Cartoons of the Week

Don't be distracted by the rash of anti-Obama/Democratic party trashing threads

Bernie nails it: Not voting only empowers the billionaire class

AP NCAA Football Poll 10/26/14 - Not much change

Most inspired panhandler of the year--

Papantonio: The Ticking Time Bombs on Our Highways

Halloween is coming: The Right Wing House Of Fear


Des Moines Register endorses Bruce Braley for US Senate

Bears near giving up most points in team history.

Kansas couple sues because the gays be stealin mah marriage!!11!

Yes, We Should Panic (But not in the way people want you to ...)

No Coffee-Fetching Involved: A PETA Intern’s Day Helping Chained Dogs

Christie isn't up for reelection but Cuomo is

Why I'm proud to be a liberal

Now that you think about it...

Treynor student self-isolated after mission trip to Uganda.


We have a Squee Alert

Huntsville, AL: anti-abortion activists follow home clinic escorts

California Judicial - looking for guidance on yes or no votes

Nurse says Christie is no doctor so she'd like to know what he means

Check out our new and tried-and-true rainbow items!

The Blue Angles are flying over my house at 500 ft

Tired of hearing about the minimum wage?

If we keep eating our own, others will eat our lunch.

Rick Scott yells over working mom asking about minimum wage

When you make $90M to burn you become a patron of arts, BecKKK got himself a songwriter

Borowitz: Majority of Americans Favor Quarantining Wolf Blitzer

Quarantine health care workers who care for ebola patients for 21 days after exposure?

The Lexington Herald-Leader emasculates Mitch McConnell...

Kaiser Runs Aground in Hawaii

'The Gay Community 'Effectively Silenced The Church'

Enormous underwater statue represents the plight of islands battling climate change

Minnesota atheists sue over right to perform marriages

Anybody like the Killer Bee's over the Colts?

Protesters rally in Haiti capital demanding vote

Has my 'just about anything' been recalled.............

We Have to Embrace Apocalypse If We're Going to Get Serious About Sticking Around on This Planet

Vermont Troublemakers School November 09, 2014

Kevin Swanson's "Apostate" book says evil smart people are having sex and destroying civilization

Primus & The Chocolate Factory

Neat, simple lunch dish - Chili, peperoncinis, cherry tomatoes, stove top toasted tortillas.

I was recently diagnosed with osteoarthritis and I have a question.

Cenk Uygur vs. Sam Harris 3 hour debate on Islam

City Attorney: Hitching Post a 'Religious Corporation,' Can't be Forced to Perform Same-Sex Marriage

Amateur finds ancient fossil in Argentina

Sarah, Bristol & The Recurrence Of The Eternal Victim - this is quite a read

This is our screwed up national politics

Pope wishes to overcome Orthodox-Catholic 'obstacles' during Turkey visit

Mike Malloy - All The Wealth The Middle Class Accumulated After 1940 Is Gone

Intense heat causes health problems among sugar cane workers

Mike Malloy - The Church Welcomes Gays...Maybe...A Little

Mike Malloy - Republicans Are About Eliminating Voters

More heavy fighting in Libya's Benghazi, death toll rises to 130

Democrat Jorge Elorza Takes On Former Providence Mayor Buddy Cianci In Mayoral Race

Rojer Ebert's site:Snowden.. Citizen 4 documentary of the Century

2 days in lab am I tired and not sure what to do...

If you want to save "Dallas" here's a link to the petition...

Polls open in Uruguay, focus on Mujica heir

How about you shut your face?

"White House Presses States to Reconsider Mandatory Ebola Quarantine Orders"

Citizenfour: Inside Story of NSA Leaker Edward Snowden Captured in New Film by Laura Poitras

Mike Malloy - Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard Indicted

If voting changed anything they'd make it illegal.

Bears' Lamar Houston Hurts Knee Celebrating Sack

I've got the Steelers-Colts game on

****WCGreen Update --Sunday October 26, 2014****

Do Jihadists have a point?

Mike Malloy - Fox News Insane Host Thinks Young Women Shouldn't Vote

The Long Forgotten History of Tolerance for Religions of All Kinds in the Middle East


Jeremy Scahill: Blackwater Execs Remain Free as Guards Convicted for Killing 14 Iraqis in Massacre

Elon Musk warns against unleashing artificial intelligence 'demon'

Ghomeshi out at CBC; intends to sue

Will You Be an 'Angel'?

Jewish Women's Group Defies Rules to Pray at Wailing Wall

Quackers on the creek!

On the creek

Hmmm, Today's 1st Reading - for our Republican "Christian" friends

Too Big...

Halloween is coming: So is something else...

How big a deal if ALG defeats Mitch McConnell?

Right Wingers complain about Gun Control, NSA , but Support Forced Quarantine ?

Out and about today

Pro-West Parties, Nationalists Win Ukraine Vote

Is it possible to play Amazon Prime/Instant video over my tv...

Feds raise concerns over NY, NJ Ebola quarantine

Greenland sharks: they're big, they're slow, they're not going anywhere


Rousseff Re-Elected on Call to Save Brazil’s Social Gains

Halloween costumes you just should not wear

Squee Alert- Adorable, sad-eyed puppy dog.

My Sister-in-Law posted on her face book page that her daughter and her friend where told by a

"Always" - VoteVets ad in Iowa

Treasury threatens Defence cuts again

Afghanistan: The Uncertain Legacy Of A Flawed Campaign

October 25, 2011

Just got off the phone-ABC News poll

Drugmakers Bet On Ebola Vaccines, Treatments

Thrilling days of Yesteryear

From the right: Paul Krugman's Indefensible Defense of Barack Obama

Ceasefire talks delayed until mid-November

Kathleen Madigan- Again Again- Nurse Mom (one of the best comics in the biz)

Marcia Strassman Dead: Starred In ‘Welcome Back Kotter,’ ‘Honey I Shrunk The Kids’

Gunman In Canada Attack Prepared Video Of Himself

Man Facing Deportation Claims Sanctuary In Denver Church Basement

Whether or not I like Clinton, Greenwald, Snowden, Obama, Warren, Sanders,

Who says bipartisanship is dead? Why the White House may be hoping for a GOP victory.

Raiders' GM Reggie McKenzie better be packing his bags ...

Thousands Of Women Fighting ISIS On Front Lines In Syria And Iraq

Exit polls: Uruguay's presidential election goes to run-off


Meet the Dog That’s Allergic to People

Muriel Volestrangler posted the news Brazil wanted to hear. Yahooooo.

Just saw the first Christmas themed commercial - Best Buy

TOONS: Alex, what is Ebola?

What did you buy to hand out for Halloween?

Nate Silver is beginning to hedge.

Fiancee of man who died of Ebola had belongings burned, must find new Dallas home