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Archives: January 30, 2014

A post lacking in any real information concerning MFM and "planning"

Audi SB ad...definitely some funny shit right here

If there ever is another civil war in America....

Google Is Selling Its Mobility Unit to Lenovo for About $3 Billion

Death penalty decision looms for Boston bomb suspect

Tom Tomorrow knows what's up

Something's up.

Obama Abandons Unrealism, Courts Center w/New Media Strategy (focus group #'s love SOTU Speech!!)

Looks like we've been hit by the $9.84 scam...

Seriously DU!?!

Help with Anti-Snyder ads for the Super Bowll

Sagauro NP West (Tucson)

It's COLD!


SOTU Analysis: "Why has he been so captured by the appartus?"

Russia Raises Stakes for Ukraine as Yanukovych Digs In

Gallup asks how America is doing and finds stark racial differences

Kornacke needs to watch his back

Staten Island homes evacuated after gas explosion

i'm starting to think that dialog is impossible.

Police: Bieber to turn self in on charge in Canada

K-9 Obituary Goes Viral: Pass the Tissues

Stop Bobby Schilling!

Motley Crue is going on a farewell tour

Stop Bobby Schilling!

13 Examples Of People Being Awesome In The Middle Of The Atlanta Traffic Jam

New Papa John's ad starts tomorrow.

48 percent of all income in Texas goes to top 10 percent

Westerners Among Al Jazeera Staff Charged in Egypt for Terrorist Activity

Mannequins Get a Makeover to Look More Realistic

Beware Abbott Supporters

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Thursday, 30 January 2014

Biden gif from SOTU

Brooklyn Councilman Steve Levin Proposes Bill To Tighten Rules On Youth Football

Get Over It and Adopt an Ugly Pet

New AFL-CIO Blog Post--Why We Don’t Like Fast Track: It’s a Job Killer

Pesticides halve bees' pollen gathering ability, research shows

Natural Gas Soars to Four-Year High as February Contract Expires

President Obama Had Two Major Victories Last Night And They Had Nothing To Do With The State Of The

Just saw Fred Thompson reverse mortgage commercial.

Gallup Poll Finds Democrats More Compassionate; Republicans More Psychopathic

Unions Fuel Pro-Grimes Super PAC In Bid To Beat Mitch McConnell

Why Seattle will win the Super Bowl

"Getting my hair back was the best thing that ever happened to me."

Walter Rhett: The Strength of the Union

Tax credit proposal has a bipartisan chance


Why is GD turning into DU Lounge 2.0 ???

"The 4th Anniversary of the Passing of Author and Activist Howard Zinn" on, 1/27/14.

Baseball's best farm system (top-end talent) as 2014 begins

Turn on Chris know the!!

Q: So if Atlanta hadn't embraced our automobile commuter culture...

No, Mr. President. Natural gas is not a "bridge" fuel.

Here's your Rachel Maddow/Cheerleader Ringtone!

NJ Congressman Pallone just said

Exorcism: It's the new <__________________>

Conner Mertens came out to his college football team. Now he comes out publicly.

Debunking 7 Myths About Politics in San Diego

Oh. You "Support the Troops"...

Debunking 7 Myths About San Diego

Christie used Sandy money as political slush fund, evidence shows (Editorial)

Drilling surprise opens door to volcano-powered electricity

Just wondering if Jimmy Carter ever used a rah-rah military segment...

Scumbaugh said today that Obama used the ranger to show America what Bush had done to

Koreas (both of em!) condemn Japan before Security Council,

FBI Appears To Have Collected Tormail's Entire Email Database... And It's Using It

Neil Cavuto surprises Rick Santorum when he labels Republican SOTU response ‘horrible’

More than half of NJ residents believe Christie knew about GWB lanes closures, poll says

Texas Rep. Randy Weber catches flak for calling Obama a “Socialistic dictator”

Adoptionland: From Orphans to Activists.

The State of Phony Populism

BP Deepwater Supervisors Must Face Manslaughter Rap

Unfortunately for America's struggling working class, Paul Krugman couldn't be more right....

The Polar Vortex

Obama Approval

"And then suddenly he saw."

Actions Speak Louder than Words

Wish I could post this beautiful pic properly.

More Tea Pot Death Rattles: "Tea Party Groups Suffer Another Huge Defeat; Are They Toast?"

Wait a minute ...

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseeker Check In!! Church Night! Grimm Reality

Retaliation Being Engineered By Christie Allies: They're going to try and smear Mayor Zimmer.

Holder Says Legal Marijuana Won’t Make Kids Toke Up

Ok, I Liked It, But, I did not realize that It Was THAT Good

Is the United States Postal Service going to survive?

One Small Step. Should Scare the Hell Out of You.

Mich. man guilty of terrorism in road shootings

Obama Slams GOP’s Booing Of Gay Soldier: ‘That’s Not Reflective Of Who We Are’

Anti-fracking activist barred from 312.5 sq miles of Pennsylvania

Sign the petition: Denounce the U.S. House for cutting food stamps, and urge the Senate hold line

What's On Your Mind ?

Meet the other SOTU "props"

Nassau County DA Kathleen Rice announces run for seat being vacated by Carolyn McCarthy

Arizona pastor offers exorcisms over Skype

West Bank riot illustrates essence of occupation

Daily Show = #SOTU night

Top Russian Official Overrules IOC President: Athletes Banned From Protesting

Top Russian Official Overrules IOC President: Athletes Banned From Protesting

The Worst Shape We Have Ever Been In.

Waukesha Mayor will not be in attendance for Obama’s speech

Just replace "psycho kinetic energy" with "right-wing craziness"

Disney’s Magic Kingdom Losing Its Sparkle For Workers

Fort Collins: Having a Super Bowl party? Consider registering it with law enforcement...

Snowden Docs: U.S. Spied on Negotiators At 2009 Climate Summit

Wanda Sykes Jokes Her New HRC T-Shirt Says ‘Up Yours Putin’ In Russian

and not that I'm an experienced DU contributor....but sheesh....lotsa newbies here....

For those of us who are tired of the White (dial-up warning)

Did everyone see the Punch Pizza guys during the State of the Union?

January 29, 1936

Gov. Deal, Mayor Reed apologize for mistakes leading to traffic jam but resist ‘blame game’

Idaho lawmaker: 'Pre-emptive' strike needed to help faithful

Christian Road Rage

Venezuelan journalists protest over paper shortage

"Football, War, & Brain Damage"

More LOVE From Wendy's Daughters Amber and Dru

Divisions erupt as Colombia rebels criticize their own

Cats do recognise their owners' voices but just don't care, says study

My State of the Union Response

Willamette football player comes out as bisexual

I'll say it again, this the warmest winter of my life.

Ecuador former police chief Edgar Vaca arrested in the US

Joe Rogan - The American War Machine


A very emotional performance by Marlene Dietrich of Seeger's "Where Have All the Flowers Gone"

Poe Ballantine books are now on Kindle!

Nicaragua's Sandinistas consolidate power further

GA senate candidates pledge to oppose extension of unemployment benefits

Reminder: No church has EVER performed a marriage. EVER.

Is there such a thing a "green" carpet cleaning company or method?

Does it matter that the reporter Grimm assulted in the Capitol is gay?

Rights group slams Ecuador's judicial reform

Like you wouldn't.

The Stealth Privatization of Pennsylvania's Bridges

Gallup Poll Finds Democrats More Compassionate; Republicans More Psychopathic

Reminder MY GD Friends: No church as EVER performed a marriage. NOT EVER.

Koreas accuse Japan of history distortion at U.N.

Costs of Privatization Hidden in Plain Sight

DA: NY slay suspect says victims cast spells

Hmmm, I wonder why...

Do voters really think there is little difference in the Parties?

Unarmed Man Shot And Killed By Houston Cop For Wearing A Hoodie While Black

Oly has a new one!

Life Story of Wendy Davis Swings From Strength to Flash Point in Texas Campaign

Ann Coulter: Immigrants are the demise of the GoP.

How Fox "News" is "Reporting" the Murder of Garrick & Carl Hopkins

The Man In Black

Hackers transform Angry Birds website into 'Spying Birds' following NSA claims

Elsa's Law...if you can spare a few moments for the starved filly found frozen to the ground

Pope condemns loansharking as slump in Italy boosts usury

Watching the coverage of the snowstorm in Atlanta

What is Google was a guy?

Latin America summit wraps up in Cuba on note of peace

Women making 9% less then men is "Pretty Good!"

What Republicans think of blacks- from Blazing Saddles

Elmer Fudd Explains Capitalism.

A Tale of Two Parties...

Iran eyes Asian, Swiss banks for sanctions-free trade

This ad is totally offensive..

Lunches seized from kids in debt at Salt Lake City elementary

I'm gonna make my Dad's crab dip for the superbowl

Congressmen call for fed probe on N.J. Sandy spending

Pakistani Premier Forms Group to Start Talks With Taliban

Uruguay president rails against the business suit

Ukraine parliament passes protest amnesty law

Damn Bill Gates and his Common Core crap.

Angela Merkel warns US over surveillance in first speech of third term

Kirk Cameron Thinks Grammys' Gay Marriages Were An 'Assault On The Traditional Family'

Cooties for 'adults'

Hate to brag, but my yearly checkup went fine!

Report puts Snowden-like leaks as the No. 2 threat to U.S. security

California weighs outlawing warrantless drone surveillance

Few L.A. teachers get bad ratings, trial documents show

Montreal Opens First Ever North American Cat Café

Why I Will No Longer Work As An Adjunct – Effective Immediately

How U.S. Debt Per Capita Has Changed Under Every President Since JFK

In BC, How Unequal Are We?

Australian law suit to watch

How Pressure Mounted for Development in Hoboken - NYT

NEW - Stewart on SOTU: 'Vague Pledges' from Obama and the 'World's Sh*ttiest GOP Open Mic Night'

California: Gov. Jerry Brown's approval rating hits new high in election year

For 2016, Hillary Clinton has commanding lead over Democrats, GOP race wide open

Things are about to hit the fan here, so I may have to leave for a while at least

Is Larry Dale showing favoritism in Sanford?

And in the end

Mining on reindeer land

Sometimes it helps to see the inconsistencies that occur when Republicans take control of Security

The Daily Show Exposes 'Retarded' CEO Comments

U.S. Rejects Japanese Broadcaster’s Claim It Used ‘Comfort Women’ in World War II

Centenary College in Shreveport follows Obama's lead, raises minimum wage to $10.10

Will any of these six be the Republican nominee?

Academia Explained

Hundreds of living, dead pythons found in home

Alabama Hospitals To Pregnant Women – "Sorry, honey, we won’t help you here."

Oakland: 14-year-old wanted in fatal shooting of sister surrenders to police

S.F. insists Asiana victim was dead when fire rigs hit her

Canadians open to selling their online data for $361/month, Microsoft finds

Hey Rush

Georgia And Much Of South Teabagger NO/Small Govt Heartland.

1/30 is last day to vote for your favorite videos: Tackling Torture Video Contest

No Amount Of Facts Or Persuasion Will Deter The GOP From Its Agenda To Make People Miserable.

Hoboken mayor reveals new documents

Today's GOP. All talk, no action.

Missouri executes man for jeweler's 1991 death

[Univ. of Missouri] UM president on student rape allegation: 'We take this very seriously'

Poorer school districts still shortchanged in Texas, expert says

Why does my battery-operated smoke alarm beep

The Cathy McMorris Rodger"s Story which the Republicans threw in our freaking faces last

Asha Mirje, Indian Politician, Says Women Invite Rape With Their Clothes, Behavior

Charles M. Blow: 'The Incredible Shrinking Presidency'

Anybody else up at 2 a.m. because your house is making funny noises?

Caption this photo!

Why the NRA wins. (3)

Here's How That Anti-Battleground Texas Video Was Deceptively Edited

The photo prelim topic vote is tied... help break the tie!

Texas Democrats Call for Investigation Into Illegal Election Activity By Rockwall County Clerk

Spy chiefs tell Congress that leaked secrets are a bigger risk than international terrorism

McDonald's employee arrested for selling heroin in Happy Meals

Louisiana high court reverses $258 million verdict against J&J regarding Risperdal

The DU double standard...

14-year-old boy turns self in for shooting death of 17-year-old sister

West Virginia official “can guarantee” people are breathing in formaldehyde

'Jesus Tattoo' group claims Lubbock ISD violated free speech rights, lawsuit shows

Ecuador former police chief Edgar Vaca arrested in the US

Ecuador former police chief Edgar Vaca arrested in the US

What's for Dinner ~ Thursday ~ January 30th

Baby elephant drinking.

Immigration Bill: Terror suspects may lose citizenship

GONG HEI FAT CHOI!! Xin Nian Kuai Le!

Exclusive: U.S. readies financial sanctions against Ukraine - congressional aides.

GONG HEI FAT CHOI!! Xin Nian Kuai Le!

PA's Worse: Dem Gives Pitiful Excuse for Fracking Deregulation Vote [VIDEO]

New treatment could reduce kids' peanut allergies

Exclusive: Europe to launch talks to upgrade relations with Cuba

Google sells Motorola to Chinese tech firm Lenovo for $2.91 billion

Kitteh sez, "pawk at ur own purril"

CEO tells Daily Show ‘mentally retarded’ could work for $2: ‘You’re worth what you’re worth’

Robert Randolph, Pino Daniele, Joe Bonamassa .. Going Down

Grace Potter.. Nothing But the Water

Retail groups urge 40-hour full-time definition in ACA

Daniel Waples - Solo hang played in a tunnel :)

I need a new frame of reference (and your opinion)

Police mugshots in the 1920's

In Ukraine, fascists, oligarchs and western expansion are at the heart of the crisis

Last Words Cemetery

Ukrainian opposition party rejects amnesty bill for protesters

Arizona pastor offering tax-deductible exorcisms over Skype for $295 each

House passes bill cutting $8 billion from ‘food stamps’ program

House passes bill cutting $8 billion from ‘food stamps’ program (xpost from Poverty)

WCHS-abc8 Town Hall---West Virginia Water Crisis: What Now?

Push for federalism in Yemen faces hurdles amid widespread revolts

Miley covers Dylan: You're Going To Make Me Lonesome When You Go

Jeffrey Sachs Offers Free Sustainable Development Course

The Day We Lost Atlanta: How 2 lousy inches of snow paralyzed a metro area of 6 million

20,000 displaced Palestinians in Syria face starvation

Birmingham, Ala had just as much snow trouble as Atlanta

Georgia’s GOP governor blasted for ‘gamble’ on snowstorm preparations

Israel PM denies son dating Norway 'gentile'

Pregnant pot smokers can damage kids' brains

Why Libertarians Play the Clowns in the Circus Show Called the Republican Party

More Damning Signs of Chris Christie's Corruption

Federal Reserve cuts another $10 billion from stimulus program

German Chancellor Merkel rebukes U.S. and England over phone surveillance

hrw report venezuela

Big Question of the Day: How many workers does the economy need?

Ohio man who threatened Obama gets prison time

Obama's Hopelessly Wrong on the Environment -- Here's the Reality of What We Face

ABBA goes to the dogs.

Peanut allergy treatment 'a success'

How the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Became the Greatest (Bumbling) Enemy of America

Justice Department investigating Target security breach

Climate change is 'killing Argentina's Magellanic penguin chicks'

Sen. Jeff Sessions quotes Lady Gaga to prove pot hurts ‘the health of America’

Pastor delivers God’s State of the Union: Obama follows Satan and Jesus can fix the debt

Florida missionary sentenced for sexually abusing indigenous girls in Amazon

New Guinness record: Area of Venezuela struck with 3,600 lightning bolts per hour

Fox News Hack Claims Obama Plagiarized George Bush

Iraqi forces ‘take back control’ of western areas after weeks-long struggle

West Virginia scientist detects formaldehyde in water sample taken from restaurant

In Defense of Pete Seeger, American Communist

35 Years Later My Father Reaches Out.

Crist Holds Solid Lead in Florida

Olympic construction devastates village

Toyota Labor Union Seeks Salary Increase as Profit Surges

Thursday Toon Roundup 1- The Pen is mightier than the Boehner

Kimmel Asks Pedestrians About The State Of The Union (That Hadn't Happened Yet)

Thursday Toon Roundup 2- Fractured Party

Thursday Toon Roundup 3- One Percent Or Less

Chicago Bomb-Sting Defense Lawyer Can See FISA Papers

Thursday Toon Roundup 4- the rest

Watch 63 years of climate change in one horrifying GIF

Teddy, Teddy, Teddy....

So Grimm likes to break boys in half

Ukrainian President Goes on Sick Leave

Who Has Dirtier Air: China or India?

Politico: Poll: Mike Huckabee leads 2016 GOP hopefuls

Suicide bombers storm Iraq ministry building, 18 killed

Obama as Unreliable Narrator on Climate Action: from SOTU to NSA spying at Copenhagen

U.s. economy expands 3.2% in fourth quarter

330 US drone strikes in Pakistan recorded in Leaked official document

U.S. transportation policy throws minorities under the bus. Will Obama fix it?

Russia names Volgograd bombers as arrests continue

Scuba's Rule

120 MW Solar Power Plant Planned For UAE

OSCAR SCANDAL: Academy Nixes Song Nomination For Improper Campaigning By One Of Its Own

I skipped the SOTU Tuesday night and read Kurt Vonnegut instead

A Dog's Last Will & Testament - author unknown


JUST WRONG!!! Lunches seized from 40 kids in debt at Salt Lake City elementary

Booze and food industries' weapon of mass destruction" Attacks Minimum Wage Increase

Capitalism in the 21st Century

Piece of Philadelphia's 25th Street Bridge Falls to Street

Hillary Clinton a has commanding lead over Democrats for 2016, poll finds

Rep. Grimm Threatens to Throw Reporter Off Balcony

Danish Government Splits as Goldman Sachs Bid Pushed Through

How many DUers can contact you away from DU ?

Obama Calls for "Opportunity for All": 8 Policies to Make It Happen

UPDATED: Jon Meacham Says Lincoln, FDR Never Tried To 'Rebuild America On An Executive Order'

George "Felix Macacawitz" Allen Advising Washington ***skins on Racism?!?

6 Reasons Conservative Ron Unz Wants to Raise the Minimum Wage to $12 An Hour

MrScorpio thought that he'd give it a try, starting an OP written in 3rd person narrative

Why the GOP’s civil war is only going to get uglier

WSJ: Liberal Outrage Proves Perkins' Point About Progressive 'Kristallnacht'

Prescription drugs lead to growing problem of infant addiction

The Flip Side Of The Polar Vortex Or, How The Right-Wing Forgets Alaska Exists

No Smoking Guns Yet, But the Noose is Tightening Around Chris Christie

Predator Drone Sends ND Man to Jail

Syrian Government Razed Entire Neighborhoods To Punish Sympathetic Civilians: Report

Level of security alert at Ukrainian NPPs increased to the second level

The media never ending love for Paul Ryan in display again at Politico

Dad Accused of 'Stealing Education' for Daughter Pleads to Lesser Charge

UVa Law School graduate to clerk on Supreme Court

Nobel Nomination Nonsense - Edward Snowden’s nod should be ignored.

I'm starting to wonder if Chris Christie did anything that wasn't corrupt.

Sanford airport police hold gun rather than arrest armed passenger stopped by TSA

Texts from My Cat

Ted Cruz Runs Against His Own Government Shutdown

This - is how you win the day

Looks like Chrisite's Sandy response was just like Bush and Katrina

Find something to be happy about today (Thursday January 30, 2014)

Financial Regulator who Railed against Revolving Door Takes Revolving Door Job with Major Bank

How to catch a squirrel...

"The American Bullshit Association"

A funeral... for the middle class

Re: Raising the Minimum Wage and solving the income inequity problem ...

Edward Snowden Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

"Dear Editor of the Wall Street Journal: It's started: The great unwashed are coming"

PA's Worse: Dem Gives Pitiful Excuse for Fracking Deregulation Vote [VIDEO]

Fox News contributor busted again for pushing fake story about persecution of Christians

Mitch McConnell Thinks You’re Stupid

Intermittent or variable: Are our wires crossed on renewables?

Release: DPG Chair DuBose Porter Issues Statement on Winter Storm

Is small-business a more legitimate form of capitalism than big corporations?

Huge success for residents who live around the Black Hammock in Seminole

Why Do the Super-Rich Keep Comparing Obama to Hitler?

House GOP Leaders Call For Bipartisan Action In Letter To Obama

Province of Ontario hikes minimum wage to $11 an hour

Where to Eat If You Want to Support Restaurants That Pay Their Workers a Living Wage

Super Bowl sex, drug arrests underway in NYC

4 airlines in NYC told to raise workers' wages

Can we talk about a Maximum Wage?

Dr. Bombay called,

Elsa's Law...if you can spare a few moments for the starved filly found frozen to the ground

Poetry, literature supporters.

Elsa's Law: if you could spare a few moments for the starved filly found frozen to the ground...

Fifty-two Olympians urge Russia to repeal 'gay propaganda' laws

Elsa's Law: if you could spare a few moments for the starved filly found frozen to the ground

Auditors: Billions of U.S. aid flow into Afghan government coffers to be stolen

Millennials Invent New Religion: No Hell, No Priests, No Punishment

WHEW! It's over. The tooth extraction went fine.

$90k sought for docking of seized Greenpeace vessel – report

Kansas City has a 100% chance of snow for Saturday!

'Insane, Disgusting' and 'Epic Treachery' Bill McKibben reacts to Snowden's latest Revelation

Must-read from WNYC/NJ Public Radio: Chris Christie’s 18 State Secrets

Dear President Obama: How to Survive a Bill O’Reilly Interview

Wall Street Journal: Criticism of 'progressive Kristallnacht' letter shows it was right

Republicans Brace For Surrender On The Debt Ceiling

How Pressure Mounted for Development in Hoboken

The feel good football movie of the summer!

Time to gloat and pout

Lawyer Suggests Suit Against Hoboken Mayor Is Retaliation By Christie Pals

What constitutes as a "public building"?

New ammo packs 3 shots into one bullet

I'm tired of the talking heads belittleing the south over "2 inches of snow"

Google+, ‘Candy Crush’ Show Risk of Leakiest Apps

Rep. Henry Waxman, liberal champion, to retire from Congress

Toon: The climate change winter games

Robert Reich: 8 reasons why Dems ought to use the minimum wage hike as a battering ram...

Michael Grimm clearly fashions himself after Dermot Hoggins

Antioxidants including vitamin E can promote lung cancer: study

Ted Cruz' delimna: how to criticize Putin without alienating the religious right who love him.

From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series - OFFICIAL Trailer

Rocket Man. . . This should get you going.

States Take the Lead on the Minimum Wage: Ritholtz Chart

For those who said the post about prostitutes showing up at the super bowl is false

White House Seeks Drug Clemency Candidates

NYT Op by David Bonier says it well: Obama’s Free-Trade Conundrum

Henry Waxman retiring

Ontario hikes minimum wage to $11 an hour

Johnson & Johnson Gave Doctors Kickbacks For Prescribing Their Drugs (No one goes to jail)

11-year-old girl's cupcake business shut down by Madison County officials

Therapist To The 1 Percent Weighs in on The Psychological Hardship Of Being Rich


to go along with has your income decreased? thread.

YAY! We Win. Reid Deals Body Blow to Obama on Trade

George Orwell knew a bit about "truth"

Federal suit: Baylor failed to stop cocaine-using surgeon from harming patients

Lonely Jellyfish Produces Hundreds of Clones of Itself


Would you like heroin with that Happy Meal?

Papantonio: The Next Medical Breakthrough Is Here

Justin Bieber "blows through $1 million a month"

Obama Not Ruling Out U.S. Military Action In Congress

U.S. seeks $2.1 billion from Bank of America in fraud case

Saw on ABC news another reason the US should not go to Sochi Olympics.

Stockholm syndrome sufferer/wingnut tool Ruben NAVARRETTE slams Wendy DAVIS

A couple of NY Breds try open company in Derby Prep this weekend

The Sugar Makes the Poison Taste Sweet

American Atheists Launch Anti-Prayer Super Bowl Ad

U.S. board faults refiners, regulators in deadly Tesoro blast

The Deepening Extremism in the GOP Lieutenant Governor Primary

Denmark has a problem with its DONG

The Brutal, Bloody Horror of Gay Life in Putin’s Russia

Christie scandal: New allegations emerge from Zimmer lawsuit

Syria wiping neighbourhoods off the map to punish residents – rights group

Cruz Vows Spending Fight on Debt Cap Boehner May Avoid

Anti-Choice Groups Launch National Boycott Of Girl Scout Cookies For Endorsing Wendy Davis

Greenwald: Does Obama Administration View Journalists as Snowden's "Accomplices"? It Seems So.

Wasn't the bridge closed for 5 days?

Obama’s Goals Clash as Allies Say Trade Push Widens Income Gap

Mall shooting?

This Year's Fake Nobel Prize Story: Edward Snowden

Pending Sales of U.S. Existing Homes Slump Most Since 2010

Thanks for supporting Wendy Davis! Can you help Leticia Van de Putte's campaign too?

Echoing Soviet Era, Putin Uses Oil Giant Rosneft to Tighten Economic Grip

DAILY SHOW: State of the Union

Defrocked priest from Philadelphia called a ‘brutal abuser’ has been living in Dallas gayborhood

Pic Of The Moment: GOP Freaks Out Over Obama Executive Orders For No Reason Whatsoever

RNC To Boycott MSNBC After Controversial Tweet

Temporary lock out of forum for SOP violation

Man somehow survives going through wood chipper

The Stealth Privatization of Pennsylvania's Bridges

"President Obama isn’t just not fixing climate change—he’s making it worse." Bill McKibben

Harry Reid slams Koch brothers

Iran can now build and deliver nukes, US intel reports

Joe Biden: 'I Could Make A Good President'

Snow Emergency in Minnesota! Oh, well...

Heartless F_K's

Top House Democrat To Retire At End Of Current Session

Today in conservafairyland...

Low Bone Density in Skull Can Result in Poor Balance

Obama Breaks Up With Congress - Ryan Lizza, the New Yorker

Cereal Apologies: ad from Cheerios that portrays a biracial family ignites GOP media retaliation....

**** Gets out her staple gun and posts the sign to the new DU Tourist Info Center ****

Level of security alert at Ukrainian nuclear power plants increased to the second level

Henry Waxman to retire

Okay, it snowed in Georgia. But Hawai'i?!

republicans plan to deal with immigration. NOT because they want to help immigrants....

Depression among girls and women - when will this stop being treated like news?

Geez, After a year we still have these issues *** Posts new sign at the DU Restroom ***

There has to be something really fucking ironic

Major Insurer: More Obamacare Sign-Ups Than We Expected

Jonathan Alter:Henry Waxman retiring means the democrats know they have NO chance on winning the

Big Pharma is doing exactly what it's supposed to be doing -

I wish Ed stop talking about sports mainly football on his radio show

ATLANTA! ATLANTA! ATLANTA! What did the Republican leadership know and when did they know it?

Can you recommened a air purifier for my home.

Oh, the tyranny! - A history of the executive order

Major Insurer: More Obamacare Sign-Ups Than We Expected

Irish in the New World-as slaves

City Agrees to Stop-Frisk Reforms as Mayor Seeks to Drop Appeal

Support for Iran-sanctions bill fades

Where's my car? Storm cleanup underway in Atlanta

How much did the economy in the greater Atlanta area suffer due to the

People, places, links to learn about pagan religion in England?

Pres Obama speaking at a plant in Red Waukesha WI

Toons for this week

DeBlasio drops NYC Appeal of ruling ordering changes to "Stop and Frisk"

POLL on TPP Fast Track poll

Pete Seeger interviewed by Happy Traum,

Clinton has largest recorded early primary lead in at least 30 years.

More about the Federal Reserve moves

A defamation lawsuit may kill National Review

WOW! A snow emergency was declared in Minneapolis! I wonder why?

Swiss fan dies after stage-dive at Suicidal Tendencies concert

Houston immigration raid part of multistate human smuggling case

Why isn't the turncoat Republican Governor of Georgia, Nathan Deal, getting more

STUDY: Average Obamacare Plans Are Cheaper Than Employer-Sponsored Ones

State of the Union 2014: At Critical Juncture, President Makes Major Gains

Scientist's move levitating objects through space for first time.

MSNBC apologizes for tweet taunting conservatives over Cheerios Super Bowl ad starring biracial...

TCM Schedule for Thursday, January 30, 2014 -- Star of the Month - Joan Crawford

Wrongful death claimants in Montreal, Maine & Atlantic derailment case craft plan

TCM Schedule for Friday, January 31, 2014 -- Friday Night Spotlight: Science in the Movies

Obama: College Degree Not Needed for a Good Career

Introducing the 2014 Ford Line Up...

A map of how much snow it takes to cancel school across the U.S.

Clinton Maintains Large Lead Over Obama Nationally - 2007

CNN Erin Burnett: Four Responses to SOTU Looks Leaderless

Email from Tea Party side of the family:

The republicans want to take their country back...

Message to CNN about Atlanta snow

National Flags Made From Each Country’s Traditional Foods

PA's Worse: Dem Gives Pitiful Excuse for Fracking Deregulation Vote [VIDEO]

Foods that are Killing the Planet

Historian apologizes for comments on Obama

Q4 GDP: Solid Report, Positives Looking Forward

The NSA has a new, first time ever, privacy officer

My bet? Luntz is behind shiny new meme: Imperial Presidency/Lawless dictator. *yawn*

My "McGyver Survivor" Snowstorm Story

'Mr. Nickel' and allies keep plugging 5-cent fix for stock market

Toon: No stable for you tonight...

Obama Supports TPP And The GOP Position On It. Here We Go Again.

Celia Israel wins HD 50 race, gives TX 2 out reps for 1st time

"child-nutrition manager visited the school and decided to withhold lunches"

Chris Christie is falling apart: His hilarious 2016 hubris finally takes its toll

Britain needs more nuclear not fracking, says IEA

Update on Bette from Spokane....The letter which Cathy McMorris read as part of the Republican

Deal accepts responsibility - wishy-washily, of course ... he's a republiCON...

The new Cheerios Super Bowl commercial

Tweet: Executive Orders

German cows blow up their barn by farting too much

Ga. governor takes blame for storm preparations

Air Force: 92 implicated in nuke cheating scandal

US and Britain question Syria's motives over slow chemical weapons handover

GOP Touts Rare Alliance With Obama On Trade

Maine Supreme Court rules in favor of transgender girl in Orono school bathroom case

Obama accused of undermining shark conservation efforts

Oregon Woman Claims Olive Garden Lunch Forced Her To Have C-Section

Republican: Obama State of the Union a Lot Like Sex

Lunches seized from kids in debt at Salt Lake City school

Lemme play with that...

Louie Gohmert: Raise Taxes on Very Poor

Justice Dept. to seek death penalty for Boston bomber suspect

Why The Rich Feel Besieged: A CheckList For The 99%

Congresswoman Says She Supports Equal Pay Laws, Voted Against Them Four Times

Wanda Sykes nails it...

Media Relieved They Don’t Have To Deal With Fucking Harbaughs This Year

Norway fund blacklists Israeli firms with settlement ties

Withholding lunch for nonpayment is standard policy at Salt Lake City schools

For anyone who thinks

Funds released for new rain and stream gauges along Mohawk, Oswego and Upper Hudson River basin

Dumb Criminals: Oregon Shooting Suspect Accidentally Shoots Self In Testicles

Deal to curb Iran’s nuclear program holds support _ even if it might not work

Scarlett Johansson quits Oxfam over SodaStream criticism

Settlement with EmblemHealth for failing to offer continuation coverage to young adults

Mark Zuckerberg may be the richest 20-something ever ($3 Billion one day)

The Rude Pundit: How Corrupt Is Chris Christie? (Hint: Very)

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio drops stop and frisk appeal

That explains it....(Andy Borowitz)

Shell abandons plans for Alaska Arctic offshore drilling this year

Gogebic Taconite (GTAC) will begin exploratory drilling in the Penokee Hills any day now.

Obama’s Free-Trade Conundrum

Panel recommends reducing active-duty Air Force

Has American exceptionalism been replaced by sheer bullying?

Israeli minister: Abbas 'most anti-Semitic leader' in world

SOTU: As usual, the Right gets it wrong

A markup of 279,000% over production costs

Can smart guns slash gun violence?

Gov. Walker wants to salvage the school accountability bill after Thursday's vote cancellation

California Republicans scarce in 2014 statewide races

Marquette poll finds Walker still ahead of Burke

Pete Seeger: 'It's Hard for Me to Talk About the Media Without Getting Angry'

Skating the streets of Birmingham, AL

I am morally opposed . . .

Texas State Board of Education gives high school students new math options beyond Algebra 2

"THE State reward for dead Indians has been increased to $200 for every red-skin sent to Purgatory."

Mother died from 'marijuana overdose': coroner

Tony Blair backs Egypt's government and criticises Brotherhood

GOP response to the SOTU:

Rich One Percenters Complain They're Being Picked On After OXFAM Inequality Report

Accused Boston Bomber to Face Federal Death Penalty

The Missing Voices in the Contraception Mandate Cases

I am WITH Georg. Governor Deal: "No interview, CNN, after the way you treated the Mayor of Atlanta"

Archaeologists Unearth What May Be Oldest Roman Temple

Reports: Lunches seized from Utah schoolkids because of unpaid bills

GOP Receives Shock To The System As Democrat Michelle Nunn Leads In Georgia Senate Race

For transparency sake. **UPDATE**

Executive order on federal contracting means real action on economic mobility

W. Australian grid may become first big victim of “death spiral”

New Republican poll results: What caused the dinosaur extinction?

Washington: Pete Seeger honored with National Portrait Gallery

Utah's Jason Chaffetz introduces bill to tax NFL

Plains oil shipments disrupting Amtrak trains

So, it looks like I've been hacked.

Gallup: More Uninsured Planning to Get Insurance From Exchanges

Millions Of Dollars In Fake $100 Bills Coming Into New York City

TPP? Who gains? Who loses?

Another cure for aids?

Society for the Use of Accurate Metaphors

Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend found guilty by 3rd trial in Italy


MSNBC capitulates to Priebus..

An apology from Phil Griffin re: the tweet about the Cheerios ad was just read


If A Woman Is Expecting She Would Lose All Her Rights Under GOP And Fundamentalists Plans.

GUILTY. Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito found guilty again. She was sentenced to 28.5 years.

Ghosts of the Tsunami

Mother Russia

Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito lose Meredith Kercher murder appeal

The Quantum Mechanics of Fate

Atheists Distribute Literature to Prisons

FDR's bold plan to circumvent Republican obstructionism -- from NPR's Fresh Air

Hey, You

Constitution Check: Is the Religious Freedom Restoration Act unconstitutional?

Sandra Fluke may seek Henry Waxman House seat

Meet the Seegers: 1921

Whatever Happened to Gregory Jaczko?

Giuliani Says 'Fifty-Fifty' Chance Christie Knew About Bridge Lane Closures

Citing Catholic faith, family of victim seeks to keep condemned killer from lethal injection

Top Chef fans check in - who is going to win it all? ((Spoilers))

Red Alert: I may be submitted to a random drug test tomorrow at work.

What's with the gop? All they EVER think about is sex and women and sex. Are they brain damaged or

What the PS 154 Bronx Community Needs to Know About the Common Core, And Now!

I'm loving Adobe Lightroom...

Found a recipe in a 200 year old notebook! UPDATED

Ukraine and the Rebirth of Fascism in Europe

Why is Alex Wagner sounding defeated?

PA's Worse: Dem Gives Pitiful Excuse for Fracking Deregulation Vote [VIDEO]

MSNBC Chief Phil Griffin Apologizes for ‘Outrageous’ Tweet; Dismisses Responsible Person

Disabled people do have sex lives. Get over it.

Is Syrian "Peace" Conference Laying the Foundation for War?

25 Completely Scientific Reasons Why Women Live Longer Than Men

Harry Reid rips the Koch brothers for trying to “buy the country”

Fukushima I NPP Reactor 4 SFP Fuel Assembly Removal: 14% Done (220/1533)

“The NCAA is like a dictatorship”: Why college athletes are demanding a union

X Post from GD: “The NCAA is like a dictatorship”: Why college athletes are demanding a union

Breaking: House GOP proposes legalizing immigrants

Tkaczyk: Move primary date or reimburse voters

New York Farm Bureau outlines 2014 legislative priorities

Sen. Schumer says decision on Medicaid waiver coming

Remembering What Matters About the Affordable Care Act

Maybe the best photo I've ever taken.

You've got a little something...

Economists out there - can you help me with some terminology

Not sure how many here may follow Colonel Meow, but for those who do, some very sad news...

If GOP Got All Three Branches They Would Pass Maximum Wage Laws For Workers.

California Senate moves to repeal Prop. 209 and restore affirmative action

CNN exclusive: Obama says Walmart, Apple, others to help jobless

Church of England’s call for dialogue on gays rebuffed in Africa

Church of England’s call for dialogue on gays rebuffed in Africa

Justice Department Aims To Cut Short Racially Biased Drug Sentences

Fox News: Obama used wounded soldier as a prop & human shield

Watching the old movie Mr. Smith Goes to Washington.

A most dangerous Industry for Profit

some of the country's largest corporations have signed on to a White House plan to boost the hiring

Exclusive: ACS places man accused of sex crime to live with kids

There are reasons MJ tends to be a progressive drug

Costs of Privatization Hidden in Plain Sight

RightWingWatch: Republicans Admit Anti-Immigrant Movement Driven By Racism

Peter Shiff (Wall St. Libertarian Guru) Suggests Mentally Retarded Could be Paid 2$ an Hour!

Adriano Espaillat Hires Fund-Raising Firm Ahead of Bid Against Rangel

Lake Champlain - Sunset across a frozen lake...


Is there any criminal justice department that tracks hacking?

Union job in Ohio, tell your looking for work friends too

Why has inequality increased more under Obama? Elizabeth Warren answers (video)

Pelosi Will Run Again. Nancy Pelosi: ‘I’m Running’

Celeb cat Colonel Meow dies; his 'minions' in mourning

Update about 'Roger Goodell, NFL Commissioner: Petition to provide NFL Cheerleaders with a livable..

Why Kerry Is Scary

Jon Stewart Sticks It To Michael Grimm, Staten Island And NY1 (Sorta) After SOTU Dustup

Alabama QB AJ McCarron appears to be a biggot and a crazy person!

Is there a program that searches MAC addresses on your LAN, the way

Secret Audio: Top Rand Paul Staffer Doug Stafford Managing Illegal Campaign Op

Jeopardy: "They can stay here to keep wages down... but they'll never get the vote!"

Let’s Drive Veolia’s Union Busting Out Of Boston! Rally Sat 2-1-14 1PM

Behind The Scenes At Puppy Bowl X

PA's Worse: Dem Gives Pitiful Excuse for Fracking Deregulation Vote [VIDEO]

Has anyone heard from Denninmi?

Obama administration nominates new NSA boss

Utah Lawmakers Call Tossing School Lunches An 'Abuse Of Power'

Yahoo says detected hacking attempt on email accounts

"Capitalism vs. Democracy"

Feds Will Seek the Death Penalty For Dzhokhar. Here's Why It Probably Won't Get That Far.

Conservative groups call for national boycott of Girl Scout cookies

SiriusXM Celebrates Pete Seeger

Houston raid part of multistate human smuggling case

Gun Rights Activist: Withholding Guns From Domestic Abusers Is ‘Silly’

Climate scientist’s lawsuit could wipe out conservative National Review magazine

I miss the Masterpiece Theatre theme music

Nine dead, including 8 children, in Kentucky house fire

Will Mars Rover Curiosity Become a Dune Buggy?

Jeremy Scahill: "Dirty Wars". Full length video...

Pro-Israel PACs Went All In For Senators Supporting Iran Sanctions, But They're Still Losing

Senate OKs Reversing Flood Insurance Hikes, But Obama Opposes, House Prospects Uncertain

The Deadly Horrible Tweet... Oh, the humanity!

US Economy Shrugs Off Shutdown With 3.2% Growth In Fourth Quarter

Amazon Prime customers could see $20 to $40 price hike, retailer says - @TechCrunch

Gay Couple Weirded Out By Pope Francis Standing In Back Of Wedding Ceremony

So, yeah... (EDITED)

What did Rep. Michael Grimm mean when he threatened to break reporter "like a little boy"?

Knesset Member Implies Kerry Guided By Anti-Semitism