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Archives: October 4, 2014

New Secret Service director comes directly from Comcast

Happy 22nd Weddding Anniversary to the Obamas. You are one great couple.

LOL: Speaking of Clowns…

Libertarians are SO confused!

The Facts: Mental Illness

Three women pass Marine Corps endurance test...

Pros and Cons of Drug Legalization

Any Classic Country Music Fans Out There?

TRNN: The Radicalization of Phil Donahue...and How He Got Cut Off & What He Learned: 1/3

Tonight on Real Time with Bill Maher: Elizabeth Warren, Nicholas Kristof, Ben Affleck,

Fire at Flight 93 National Memorial in Pa. may have damaged 9/11 memorabilia

Wow, Nancy Northrop is absolutely going off on Chris Hayes' show.

Anonymous donor has provided a home to the Ebola relatives in a gated community.

New Swedish govt. to recognize Palestinian state.

Fire at the Flight 93 National Memorial Park

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF! Doublethink & a new Kitteh gif

I have always loved this woman.

Anyone have a hard time caring for elderly parents?

Second graders tackle ancient technology. Welcome to Pulleys 101!

State of Play: John Kerry’s High-Stakes Year

Elderly parents

Americans Are Freaking Out About Ebola, and the Media Is Helping Them - Vanity Fair

Between the USB and BASH vulnerabilities, massive data breaches, ATM skimmers,

Friday Talking Points (322) -- Games The Whole Family Can Play

"Dallas" not renewed by TNT.

It's time to allow fans to run out on the field when their team wins the championship

"Dallas" not renewed - Jerral and Mark not happy

Rachel Maddow just had a clip of 2 male pols pontificating about contraceptionn

"Fly Kites Not Drones"


Because most Americans are so removed from sickness & death

The Woman Who Walked Into Doors. DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH***Trigger Warning

Rachel Maddow just sentenced us to many, many consecutive hours in prison!

Support EPA’s waters of the United States clarification. Open for public comment until Oct. 20.

Dog Owner Gets At Least 15 Years In Fatal Mauling

White House Not Planning Travel Ban For Ebola Countries

National Geographic channel has Killing Lincoln on. It claims to be based on the book

Guest Lineups For The Sunday News Shows

Violence Erupts in Hong Kong as Protesters Are Assaulted

My thought for today

Israel Rejects US Request On Ebola Relief In Africa

2013 corruption perceptions index

Spain affirms jurisdiction in 1989 Jesuit killings

Russia Moves 100 Nuclear Weapons Into Northern Waters After Vladimir Putin Threatens Nuclear War Rea

Human rights laws helped gain freedom for LGBT people I decided to watch, and forgive me, faux noise....

"I'm not a scientist..."

Cave containing early human DNA dubbed historic

October 3, 2007

Democracy Now/J.Scahill: US "Created the Very Threat We Claim to be Fighting"

The biggest beef this unapologetic Obama supporter has with Obama.

UN mission to send helicopters, vehicles to West Africa in Ebola fight

What "not crossing the picket line" means to Donnie Wahlberg

Meet the next Republican Hero..

Police: Naked Man Loses Hands, Feet In Detroit Dog Pack Attack

2nd Ebola patient could arrive Monday at Nebraska Med Center

How much does income effect food/eating habits?

No, Seriously, How Contagious Is Ebola?

Anyone else irked at the way Texas wants to charge the man with ebola with a crime?

My First Woody (Woodpecker) to speak.

Never Forget This AssHole........

Hunted in Russia - documentary (WARNING- Disturbing and Graphic)

Medical first: Baby born to woman who got new womb

IDF chief: Long-term calm in Gaza requires ‘carrots’

Files to 'print your own' Rosetta comet (BBC)

County fair straw poll on gun control

Tim Allen...Last Man Standing. OFFENSIVE

Can you catch Ebola from an infected blanket?

Charlie horse

TCM Schedule for Sunday October 5 - Jack Cardiff

TCM Schedule for Monday October 6 - Back to the Drawing Board

A.she.ville Museum

Ebola and economic conservatives.

Chile becomes first South American country to tax carbon

Illusionary Growth by Craig Paul Roberts

How to deal with Syria’s Kurds

Foreign nations’ proxy war in Syria creates chaos

In rare alliance, Shi'ites join Sunnis to defend Iraqi towns

Drop Dead Gorgeous is on and I came in at the best part

Federal judge orders videos of Guantanamo force-feedings unsealed

9/11 Truth: Hollywood Speaks Out (Re-Mastered)

Coalition Leader Warns of Long Fight in Iraq

Mark Crispin Miller, Truther, on 9/11 Free Fall with Andrew Steele

I had an itchy shutter finger today

What Mitt Romney's explanations for his loss have always reminded me of

Judge orders Guantánamo Bay force-feeding videos to be released

Kocka Mow Mow


Can you catch Ebola from the telephone?

Bill Maher and Ben Affleck Battle Over Radical Islam - " They Will F*cking Kill You! "

FL charter won't keep poor students. Plans to teach public school teachers how to teach.

Sweden to recognise state of Palestine

Just hit 1k posts!

Can Obama recess appoint the surgeon general re: Ebola?

Republican campaign...not only backfiring because of stock photos...they are claiming to be all the

I have $100 to donate to the senate races this week. Where should I spend it?

Citizen Koch...

Citizen Koch...

Citizen Koch...

Liberia places restriction on news coverage regarding Ebola

Feds charge ex-FBI agent in alleged bribery scheme

U.K. organization releases calendar of boring hobbies

Vermont State police seize car and leave driver on side of road in 20° weather-snow covered tag

Scott Ritter: Why the Current Approach Against ISIS Will Fail

Want a Democratic Socialists of America reading group?

Local musician interviewed about climat change

nope. no computer glitch. Dallas Hospital Alters Account, Raising Questions on Ebola Case

October 4: Looks to be a busy one.....

Wealth without workers, workers without wealth

S-W shoplifting ends in death of convenience store owner

Court Orders State Of Missouri To Recognize Same-Sex Marriages

New 15-Year Mortgage May Open Homeownership Door For More Buyers

Vanderbilt University Study: Religions vs Extraterrestrial life

Top North Korean officials make surprise trip to Seoul

Sooooo..... this year I managed to place all my orders for fall planted bulbs

Number of U.S. troops to fight Ebola may reach 4,000

American Veterans Disabled For Life Memorial Dedication in DC Oct 5 link

It has been 6 months.

VA under scrutiny even when Congress is out

Rick Perry’s lawyers say indictment should be dropped because of procedural errors

Today's Non-Sequitur

The Academic Impostor Behind the Pit Bull Hysteria

Marriott Illegally Blocked People's Internet Access And Charged Them Up To $1,000 Instead

Why must you abandon opposition to our war strategy, surveillance state,

Dallas is fretting over "what happened that night at the er".

4 sites in U.S. ready for Ebola patients

"The computer ate my term paper" vs "The computer ate the patient history

My Dallas Ebola Hospital Theory - ENJOY!

The Ten Commandments of Ebola - Where the Choices Can Be Life or Death

We Need To Talk.

Hightower: Wall Street's Fake Farmers Are Harvesting Sweet Profits

Ayn Rand's Continued Influence Adds a Bizarre Twist to Conservative Politics

Republican Extremists Have Gone Too Far in Kansas: 7 On-the-Ground Developments

Weekly Address: We Do Better When the Middle Class Does Better

who are the wealthy? not the mega rich, but average well off?

Whoa -- the hospital retracted. The doctors system *did* have travel info on Duncan!

NOAA’s Highest-Res Weather Forecast Yet Is Also Its Most Beautiful

The Most Ambitious Environmental Lawsuit Ever

A diminished lord and master of the universe continues to work miracles.

~~~~~ * * * HAPPY BIRTHDAY, Tobin S.! * * * ~~~~~

Facebook plots first steps into healthcare

"Energy Independence" A Lie When Gas & Oil Being Exported.

Tax The Rich

Obama Spent Too Much Time Trying To Reach Out To GOP. A Bloody Stump Was All He Got.

More Americans Killed By Police Than By Terrorists: With Crime Down, Why Is Police Aggression Up?

How would Hillary Clinton answer the following question?

When did Americans decide that the glowing rectangular box in all their rooms and now everywhere

In my best Ptah voice . . .

When is racist language permitted in a post?

Anyone watch the movie LUCY yet?

As Civil War Destroys His Country-Syrian Ambulance Driver Devotes His Time & Money To Saving Cats

Israel shuts down, police on alert for Yom Kippur

No such thing as "Muslim countries" doing anything! They're all different! Like Christian countries

Air is definitely not free.

Thai hospital says it has Ebola cure, could be mass produced within a year

How do you think we would fare in a global epidemic, being the only country without Single Payer?

Rachel Maddow - IUD birth control targeted by GOP candidate

Korea is on the path to reunion probably by mid 2015 but......

The Tech Behind Hong Kong Protesters’ Ingenious New Way To Duck Surveillance

Second story deck rebuild

Families holding mineral rights lose battle in Nebraska Supreme Court (fracking wins!)

How the world sees our reaction to Ebola.

Under Francis, Catholic Leaders Prepare to Debate Whether Church Should Change

The president was no longer laughing: "That man would kill me," he told them flatly..."

Quantum Science Satellite - Chinese Journal of Space Science

Is it a solar cell? Is it a battery? No, it's a solar battery!

Even Ben Bernanke Can't Refinance His Own Mortgage

Louisiana Delta - Between Rising Seas, Sinking Land, Net Drop 1 Inch Every 3 Years

Exxon Mobil‘s Drilling Operations In West Africa Get Impacted By Ebola Outbreak

New NC Coal Ash Plan - Begin Pouring It Into Rivers & Streams; EPA Hits The Brakes

Rachel Maddow - Breakdowns at every step in Ebola response

Mitch McConnell Also Apparently "Not A Scientist", Announces Same To Editorial Board

GBR Corals Weakening Rapidly; Calcium Deposition Rates Drop Nearly 50% Over 40 Yrs @ Queensland Site

Hope this poor girl finds justice

In 1 Yr, Australian Renewable Investment Down 70%; Now Lower Than Algeria, Myanmar, Thailand

Michael Mann; "A Generation From Now, We Are Looking At An Entirely Different Planet"

What. The. Hell.

Netanyahu urges Ban to postpone probe into shelling of UN facilities in Gaza

Swedish politician: ISIS is Mossad’s pawn

Charles Pierce: The Country Simply Can't Go On Like This

Canada's Forests Net Carbon Source IN 8/10 Years From 2002 To 2012; Boreal Breaking Down Rapidly

The Ebola patient and denial -

Jason Box - Greenland Is The New Black; Lowest Reflectivity On Record For High Altitude Ice

Bill Moyers Full Show: Too Big to Jail?

The Case Against Qatar - Foreign Policy

Netanyahu slams White House on settlements criticism

The Elon Musk interview on Mars colonization

ER - the series - began running 20 years ago - 1994.

DU and Kindle Fire HD

Gov. Rick Scott's complex finances raise new questions about his state disclosure

MY Dallas Ebola Theory

Detroit dog attacks. Ugh!

Read this and tell me who's in charge in Dallas

Germany abolishes college tuition fees

Peak Housing

I haven't done a BAD COP, NO DONUT in a while. Let's catch up, shall we?

CDC have not contacted second family in Ebola 'quarantine' for 24 hours

Baseball today will be televised on FS1 and

Beware Astromenda

Biden in trouble for his remarks about Turkey, etc!

Pit bulls were Toronto’s biggest biters, before the ban

Halloween is coming: Holiday Household Tips

The Dallas ER physician WAS provided Duncan's travel history.

LOL ...

Scott Walker refuses to debate his opponent: Wisconsin Public Television.

Love this pic

Wisconsin: Vote no on the statewide referendum re the DOT transportation fund.

Help an old social justice activists get her book about incarceration published. last day to donate

Right-Wing Militia Leader Creates Facebook Page Offering Cash Reward To Anyone Who Removes President

Denmark: 25 years since start of civil unions

Crist has momentum on his side! RCP has him up.

Watch: New Trailer For HBO's 'Olive Kitteridge'

Saturday, October 4th. The Weekend Edition of William Shakespeare's Thought For The Day.

DOJ Asked To Review Baltimore PD

Goddard College sparks outrage with invitation to jailed cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal

Baby Doc Duvalier is now roasting in hell

Poll reveals Louisiana's hostile takeover of Jindal's image

Is the Dallas Ebola Patient Insured?

Dumb Criminals: Man Wanted On Suspicion Of Illegal Drug Posession Shows Up To Hearing With Weed

LIVE RADIO NOW: Obama finally defends his entire economic record

Corbett appointee named in scandal says release of emails 'politically motivated'

Is it time America adopt hate speech and/or hate propaganda laws?

Secret Service in disarray, fueling questions over Obama's safety

Excess, not just cost, turned off Norway to 2022 Olympics

I forgot, who are the fans of Rush here?

Jean-Claude Duvalier, Haiti’s ‘Baby Doc,’ Dies at 63

Good-bye Daddy

A street epistemology tutorial: How to reason people out of their faith (video)

Hospital backtracks on blaming computer: Ebola patient's travel history WAS available to EVERYBODY

'Faces Of Faith' Explores Religious Perceptions Of LGBT People In Uganda

Reality DOES have a liberal bias

From the Malthusian Files: World's topsoil gone in 60 years?

New East Jerusalem Housing Plan Threatens Ties With Israel, EU Says

Melissa Klein, Anti-Gay Baker, Cries At Values Voter Summit Over Business Closing

500 Mideast Scholars Call For Academic Embargo Of Israeli Institutions

Under Francis, Catholic Leaders Prepare to Debate Whether Church Should Change

With their Tanks and Bombs....Zombies

Dallas Ebola Case Spurs Concern About Hospital Readiness

Breaking: CDC Officials Meet Flight After Passenger Shows Possible Ebola Symptoms

Dumb Criminals: New York Grocery Store Worker Charged With Stuffing $1200 Of Meat In His Pants

Hong Kong protests persist after ultimatum, mob attacks

Z Nation - Amish Zombies yesterday - next week - Zombie Tornadoes

A gasoline tax map that explains a lot

Islamic State Reportedly on Baghdad's Outskirts After Week of Victories

Oh Canada! Our home and native land... Ooops!

What's for Dinner, Sat., Oct. 4

Republican Sequester Prevented Health Agencies From Stopping Ebola Spread

and Florida Man strikes again! Fla. man in wheelchair asked to be wheeled out of Kmart with stolen

A game of fetch.

'Baby Doc' dead: Ousted Haitian dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier dies of heart attack

Using soda cans to help heat a home

Duncan now in critical condition

Been out jogging in a heavy wool sweater

****WCGreen Update --Saturday October 4, 2014****

Threats Against the President? This Site Tracks 'Em.

The Dallas case is the first diagnosed Ebola case in the world outside of Africa.

North Carolina College Republican shuts down campus voter registration drive

Poll: What actions are you taking for the 2014 election?

Ebola’s Cultural Casualty: Hugs in Hands-On Liberia

Doctors Without Borders, MSF donation page, help make a difference

Mitch McConnell is holed up as Alison Grimes meets the people

Ebola Area Flights to the US - Where They Go First

Why Is Israeli Embassy Associating With Anti-Muslim 'Creeping Sharia' Group?

Interesting winner for world building of the year

Is Bernie Sanders really all there is? Lessons from Pat Robertson’s insurgency

USPS doesn't have to pay traffic tickets - UPS and FedEx do...

Someone hit my mailbox with their car and drove off.

Teens these days react to Nirvana's Teen Spirt

Here’s Everything Wrong With the White House’s War on the Islamic State

At 5:10 this morning (Oct 4th 2014) it was snowing in south central Wisconsin.

State lawmakers push for privacy rights

Englishman jailed in Morocco on charges of 'homosexual acts'

House Speaker John Boehner's statement on unemployment falling to 5.9 percent

Well, I'd say Dak Prescott just moved a little closer to a Heisman today

Global Inequality Reaches Levels Not Seen in Nearly 200 Years

We live in America. Wasn't there a time when we stood for the right of everyone to vote?

Serious question

Coast Guard rescues Florida man trying to get to Bermuda via inflatable hydro bubble

North Carolina Republican Making Six-Figure Income Gets Busted For Welfare Fraud

I just had to un-subscribe from Congressman Ron Barber's email fund raising

BTW, People are still protesting in Ferguson, cops are still arresting the protestors

Things you knew existed on the net before you went looking for it.

US VP Biden: We Couldn't Convince Our Mideast Allies to Stop Supporting Extremists in Syria

maybe CDC needs to revise their Ebola guidelines

Africa Ebola Cuba has sent over 500 medical the US sent troops.

Say Yes to Scott Walker in a Dress

As a result of an earlier version of this post criminals involved in couterfeiting were arrested

Republican congressman claims to have committed murder.

It is 102 degrees here on the Central Coast of CA

Two Officials Resign Over Pennsylvania Porn Scandal

Montel Williams was on the Hayes show calling for the release of Andrew Tahmooressi

David Perdue: ‘I spent most of my career’ outsourcing

Ebola: I'm dumbfounded...

Researchers Have Identified The Origin Of The AIDS Pandemic

Man Pretending to Be Congress Member Slips Pass Secret Service at an Event With President Obama

Hospital: US Ebola patient in critical condition

sheshe, i have a problem with this lock. i feel your message should be heard,

538 calls the Michigan Senate race pretty much over.

Forget about Ebola. Look what the anti-vaxxers are doing to California

So new doc introduced Lithium.... never had it before.

Party, with Mimosas.

It takes a lot of turning points to go in a circle

Hong Kong protesters stage massive, defiant rally

Can you imagine the ecstasy of the media had Rmoney won in 2012?

Election site project Dem pickups for Gov. in FL, GA and KS.

Bush, Flying Shoes and Remembering the Truth

Cool picture of an eagle taken from a drone flying really close by (Dronestagram winner)

Incredible photos show mountains of plastic bottles washed up on idyllic honeymoon islands

your favorite romantic comedies

More than 3,000 new registered voters in Ferguson, MO since Michael Brown's Death

You know who turns 60 years old next Friday?

Meet Millie, the Flying Chiweenie

Congressman Ralph Hall Injured in Accident

Drug Companies Are Paying Doctors HOW Much!?

Walmart Wants to get into Banking!

REMINDER: Early voting starts October 7!

some headlines really catch your eye: Coast Guard Rescues Man Running Across Ocean in Bubble

Supermarket Worker Leaves With $1,200 Worth of Meat in Pants

Sick passenger's seatmate speaks to CNN

Remember Obama's Filibuster-Proof Senate?

NJ corruption case finally ends, 5 years after the FBI sting operation that led to 46 arrests

Why can't marriage equality wait for the public to change the laws? Why go to court?

Atheism is not an Institution

The lesson from all fails:Ebola, Secret Service, Guns, Isil, Sandy Hook, H.S. football deaths, G.W.

Congressman Ralph Hall seriously injured in Fannin County traffic accident

today's action: Find Out How Shelter Dogs Cure Bullying

Ebola patient in critical condition says Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas

Clap along if you know what happiness is to you.....

Yikes, gonna be a huge shake up in the college ranks....

Oregon, Alabama, Oklahoma, and Texas A&M

Loser Sooner!

Pilots for 911 Truth: Mitoa Edjang

GM recalls some Cadillac, Pontiac sedans

Duncan is now on a ventilator

Man killed by cops after car thief alleges meth find

Why war? It's a question Americans should be asking.

Toon: Julia Pierson's Looking For Work

Cape Town's Open Mosque burned in apparent arson

Toon: Worse than Molotov Cocktails!

Vaquita - Saving the Desert Porpoise

Harvard police: 'shooting' emails likely sent from overseas and not credible