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Archives: March 16, 2014

Scott Walker is stumped and confused! He’s outraged by the clever truth in Mary Burke's first ad.

Simon's Cap

On Hobbits...

US Officials Lean Toward "those in the cockpit" behind missing flight

CIA vs. Senate: Who Is Obama Protecting? (What's Feinstein's Revelations About?)--Paul Jay/RNN Asks

I have read about the benefits of turmeric

NASA-funded study: industrial civilisation headed for 'irreversible collapse'?

Left-wing Palestinian factions to Abbas: Declare failure of peace talks

star wars clone wars

CIA vs. Senate: Who Is Obama Protecting? (What's Feinstein's Revelations About?)--Paul Jay/RNN Asks

East Harlem Pastor Hospitalized After Firefighters Find Bible In Blast Rubble

Why The White House Hasn’t Released Photos Of Osama bin Laden’s Corpse

Annoying Rich Silicon Valley Techbro Dude Will Primary Mike Honda, 'Disrupt' Your Face

NASA: Industrial civilization headed for ‘irreversible collapse’

'Double Lives,' Daniella Zalcman Photo Series, Documents LGBT Ugandan Activists

Sarah Palin Is Starting Her Very Own Web Channel...lets give it a

I have no idea why this works, but it does. I just tried it.

Crimea as consolation prize: Russia faces some big costs over Ukrainian region

Dumb Criminals: Man Arrested For 2 Consecutive DUIs in Same Day at Same McDonalds

Nature Break

2014 Rebel Stakes (Derby Prep)

Cuban Americans hold rare meeting to discuss normalizing Cuba relations

Cuban Americans hold rare meeting to discuss normalizing Cuba relations

Absolutely Hysterical #McConnelling...

Do You Live Within 50 Miles of a Nuclear Power Plant?

Belladonna has come home again

This Is What Happens When You Replace The Women In Ads With Men

Would CNN tell rational people exactly what is breaking re the missing Malaysian aircraft

New Hampshire GOP Lawmaker Refuses To Apologize For 'Battered Women' Comment

Venezuela's Maduro gives ultimatum to Caracas protesters

You honkin' at me?

"How Corporations are the Biggest Tax Dodgers"

Some observations about missing flight MH370

Wisconsin Cuts Back On Cancer Program For Low-Income Women, Blaming Obamacare

Luis Gutierrez Hasn't Sold Out, And He Needs Our Help

Russian Troops Seize Gas Plant Beyond Crimean Border, Ukraine Says

The ‘Boys’ in the Bunkhouse

LOVE this from unrepentant Atheist Bill Maher

"Rand Paul’s fake foreign policy"

Can Obamacare Be Changed To Make It a Single-Payer Health Plan?

Irish-Americans, in particular, ought to reject Ryan's bilge.

What haircut should you actually have?

alright. channel surfing and landed on the opening

Did the ATF violate a restraining order?

Is Texas Youth Football really taken that seriously?

50,000 rally in Moscow against Crimea action: AFP estimate

Internet retailers take on razor, eyeglass monopolies

The “Paid-What-You’re-Worth” Myth

How Ukraine’s athletes in Sochi are protesting against Russia’s actions

Slovak PM Fico, political novice advance to run-off presidential vote

Stern Advice - Getting real about retirement

My Grandmother is nearing the end of her journey.

Stunning Photos Explore Transgender Life In Mongolia

CNN - Missing Plane Coverage

It's called "Outfox"

Chicken of Muchness

Monsters of the Cosmos: Music of the Spheres (autotuned)

Stranger In A Strange Land

The economic anarchy of capitalist society... is the real source of evil

The Human Fantasy

Link to get rid of Outfox

Virginia Dem. says guns need to be titled, registered, gun owners like ‘little children’

Paul Ryan's Zombie-Eyed, Granny-Starving Tap Dancing

Russian guy stabbed in Ottawa has left Canada. I hope he doesn't get in trouble with Putin.

Well shit.

Spicy Italian Sausage Pasta Bake

"Billionaires With Big Ideas Are Privatizing American Science"

These photos contain tens of thousands of Muscovites.

Capitalism - a 4 letter word

My Heart Is Breaking: Menino is being treated for advanced cancer

Some White People Tried To Rally For Their Race Today

The Jeep Plant Mitt Romney Said Was Moving To China Is Booming In Ohio

Went to a fracking protest today in Sacramento (dial up warning). UPDATE WITH NUMBERS

Bad decision: Watching the first episode of True Detectives right before bed.

2nd and Final Signs from the WhiteManMarch (humor, not the real signs)

For Los Angeles area DUers: GERMS vs Don Bolles, tomorrow afternoon...

Went to a fracking protest in Sacramento today. (dial up warning)

Street fail.

It's pretty clear Obama and the U.S. Government hijacked Flight MH370...

Today's adventure: An abandoned greenhouse

In Crimea, uncertainty grips Ukraine's military

Let's say you're a governor or president, and there's a scandal in your administration.

Indian diplomat (yes, her again) faces questions in India over children's dual citizenship

Los Angeles Sues Time Warner Cable Over Unpaid Fees

Some films for the younger generation given recent events:

Navy SEALs 'took turns dumping HUNDREDS of bullets' into Osama bin Laden's dead body, a new report

UT to play basketball game in China in 2015

The problem with midterm elections for Democrats:

Scott Walker's ruthless ambition - Ruth Conniff

Girl Scout Cookies

NRA opposition may sink Obama's surgeon general nominee (LA Times)

Loving County wants to store spent nuclear fuel

2 Killed, 5 Injured In Shooting In Central Kharkiv (Right Sector shoots at Pro-Russian activists)

Why the Austin school district may be forced to cut jobs, programs, even as taxes rise

The McConnelling we've all been waiting for...

Anybody watching Black Sails?

Texas GOP's Dubious Weapon Against The Truth

The dawg is NOT supposed to get on the bed. What happens when he's home alone?

Leader Pelosi at CAL Dem Convention

37 Slogans For College Majors If They Were Actually Honest

Volcanoes helped species survive ice ages

Recovering metals and minerals from waste

El Salvador army rules out coup in election result dispute

Syrian War Is Slipping From The Hands Of Battered Rebels

Mousie has hyperesthesia.

As Putin’s Popularity Soars, Voices of Opposition Are Being Drowned Out

I can't wait to see Zero Dark Thirty

I realized something today about my tux kitty.

Government's Empty Buildings Are Costing Taxpayers Billions

Caught on camera: The moment cruise ship crew member hurled garbage bags straight into the ocean off

Chile's Student Movement Leads the Way: Progressive Prospects for Michelle Bachelet's Second Term

Left Wingers and Libertarians are uniting around common causes?

Chile Government Apologises To Indigenous Mapuches 'For Taking Their Lands'

15-Yr-Old Kelvin Doe Wows M.I.T.

Fred Phelps on the edge of death? 'god hates fags' guy

Rest In Peace, Sir...

3 years ago, while in West Africa, I unknowingly walked over thousands of secret US documents...

Don’t Pray for Venezuela

Compare the NSA’s Facebook Malware Denial to its Own Secret Documents

Behind the Lies About Venezuela’s Protests

Look over here…

Behind the Lies About Venezuela’s Protests


Funny line from Bill Maher...

Bryan Stevenson: We need to talk about an injustice

Former Georgia congressman Bo Callaway dies

Ohhh Mike (Message from George Takei )

Global Capitalism Has Written Off The Human Race

Bibi has turned me into an 'anti-Semite'

Recommendations for the U.S. Left: No Middle Road on Venezuela

Recommendations for the U.S. Left: No Middle Road on Venezuela

A bunch of stuff you may enjoy.

Inequality 'costs Britain £39bn a year'

Anyone watch 'The Universe' on the Stonehedge?

How Florida Reactionaries Undermine Venezuelan Democracy

How Florida Reactionaries Undermine Venezuelan Democracy

Goodnight from him! Ronnie Corbett quits showbusiness after being hospitalised with mystery illness

Conservative Myths About the Minimum Wage, Debunked

How the Booming Techtropolis of SF Has Created a Huge Homeless Problem — And Isn't Fixing It

8 Shocking Instances of Moronic Right-Wing Malevolence This Week

Georgia May Turn Blue and Democrat Jason Carter Leads Gov. Nathan Deal

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Walton Mountain Edition

Billy Graham's Son: Obama Could Learn from Putin's Homophobia

Cooks saved nuke missile crews from test failure

I want to ban the word "sensitive".

Forests Around Chernobyl Aren’t Decaying Properly

Ukraine uprising was no neo-Nazi power-grab


McCain, Durbin urge Obama to send weapons to Ukraine

Boston's Paddy's Day Parade: Parade of sponsors run from toxic event

Infrastructure: They're Letting Harlem Rot

There is no meritocracy: It’s just the 1 percent, and the game is rigged

The ultimate guide to debunking right-wingers’ insane persecution fantasies



America Could Be Vegan by 2050

Three Myths About the Defense Budget

Seattleland: Sailors’ Fukushima Lawsuit Seeks $1 Billion for Healthcare

Parade of sponsors run from toxic event

Getting Rich By Locking Up Grandpa

Apparently Phelps is near death we need to be aware

When The Government Compounds Crimes Rather Than Fights Them: Mortgage Fraud

AFA whiteboard flap prompts Congressional questions, cadet humor

Peace Now: 'How great it is to be right-wing!'

Man known as kissing sailor in World War II-era image dies

Powerful Speech on LGBT Equality, What It Means to Be a Democrat

‘Diversity float’ will be part of St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Report: North Korea fires (10) short-range rockets

Abbas heads to Washington for Obama meet

NATO websites hit in cyber attack linked to Crimea tension

The Dude Is Up for Breakfast: Jeff Bridges’ New Push on Childhood Hunger

The Walking Dead 4.14 "The Grove" (Spoiler Alert)

Git in mah tummay!

The Bigot's Lament

International Space Station to Beam Video Via Laser Back to Earth

Anyone mind if I become a Host of this group ?

4 worshipers injured as Israeli forces storm Al-Aqsa

Mousie: Sunday am

Pilot Spoke to Air Controllers After Shutoff of Data System

Fatah: Hamas bans Abbas support festival in Gaza

John Boehner's ready to pop an orange aneurysm over states "cheating" to preserve food stamps

Settlers plow recently confiscated land near Salfit

If this doesn't make you cry, you have no heart...

America’s Working Class Has No Lobby

The United States Government Chose to Ignore the Existence of their Women Pilots of World War 2 for

Craven Statehouse Behavior

Is Alaska's Pebble Mine the Next Keystone XL?

Reminder to Politicians: That Microphone May Still Be Live

Mike Malloy - Dianne Feinstein Vs. The C.I.A.

Ukraine: Crimea poll opens with landslide vote expected for union with Russia

Israel Reaches Out to the Diaspora

Israel/OPT: Further information: Palestinian villagers and Israeli state mediate

We have the chance for a GREAT political year in 2014 !! Let me count the ways:

Under Watch of Russian Troops, Crimea Votes on Secession

Mike Malloy - How Bush Got Away With Torture

Percussion of Cups... this is amazing... awesome... Enjoy!

With John Barry's low key music in the background after the opening credits...

Independent on Sunday will no longer review any [Book] marketed to exclude either sex

Jim Kelly Has Cancer Recurrence.

Time for good deeds from the dying Catholic church

This is how we drive Monsanto's GMOs off the market

Denominations Downsizing and Selling Assets in More Secular Era

Linda Dorcena Forry is doing a great job hosting the St. Patrick's Day Breakfast

It's 10:00 a.m. on Sunday.

B61-12 Nuclear Bomb Integration On NATO Aircraft To Start In 2015

Big Sky Shenanigans as Tea Party Candidates File as Democrats in State Races

remember when members of Congress and the Senate used to be called "Statesmen"?

Prisoners 'could serve 1,000 year sentence in eight hours'

MSM Speculators Love This Missing Plane Story......

Keystone XL and the energy rush that could change America forever

Petition against HB-875 "Safe Carry Protection Act" - allows guns in bars, churches, schools, etc.

If we die, we're taking you with us.

The Common Core could well be Obama's worst policy.

How Tesla Motors Inc’s electric car batteries are adding to China’s pollution woes

Paul Ryan’s Irish Amnesia

What I personally think is good news here in PA:

What's for Dinner, Sun., Mar. 16

Geoffrey Mutai wins 2014 NYC Half Marathon

Pilot Zaharie Shah: prankster, atheist, GMO hater,

Another perspective on Ryan's personal "work ethic"

9 injures as national guard shoots at residences (Spanish)

Thousands in Japan protest nuclear power, conditions at Fukushima

100 year old best friends answer questions....funny stuff...

WIS GOP Protects Real Life "Death Panels," Shoots-Down Cancer Treatment Fairness Act

Sister says convicted ex-Walker aide’s life is ruined (Blogging Blue)

Cuomo is palling around with Republicans on Charter Schools.

"A Shot in The Wallet" - Drug Discovery & Development magazine: Vol. 12, No. 9, October, 2009

Putin is a Right Wing Fascist Thug

Very important section of Democracy Now on Public Schools vs. Charter Schools

LA Times: Russian President Vladimir Putin may pay heavy price for Crimea moves

The all-powerful US president?

Ukraine, Russia agree short truce as Crimea referendum gets under way

Worldwide ‘White Man March’ draws 10 people and ‘Diversity = White Genocide’ signs

More sovereignty votes: Sunday referendum may see Venice elect to secede from Italy.

Today in Disgusting: Getting Rich By Locking Up Grandpa

Kentucky showcases Paul Ryan's wrong-way war on poverty

Ex-Westboro Baptist Church Leader Fred Phelps is Finally Dying

A Rather Depressing Video

Google Under Fire for Data-Mining Student Email Messages

Does Crimea have a right to non-Crimean support infrastructure?

What are you reading the week of March 16th?

Mathematics may be able to tell you if your relationship will last ...Salon

Two Atheists Will Soon Debate the Historicity of Jesus

Uh, be careful what you wish for

The Crimea referendum has no option for retaining the status quo

Beware the Jabberguac, my son

Tony Benn 1925-2014: a politician shaped by Christianity

I Grew Up Believing in Time Magazine's Version of America - Gareth Porter

The Right's Crusade to Repeal the 20th Century

Merna once a center of Irish Catholic life

Sonoran Scenes

From the Onion: Boston Mayor Throws Out First Punch At St. Patrick's Day Parade

Stickied thread: Safe internet browsing habits

Wayne Knight is very-much alive

Newman is not dead...

Bad as Things May Sometimes Look for the Dems, it Could be Worse – They Could be the GOP

I know, I know this can be applied to every state to some degree but..

Teen Killed for TPing a house

On the Wrong Side of Globalization

Wayne Knight

While the seas rise in the Outer Banks and elsewhere in NC, science treads water

A neighbor. What IS it???

Missing MH370: Pakistan dismisses reports plane was in its territory

Blast from the past:

Have they found the plane? Breaking on Twitter

Recent plot created by Malaysian Islamists to hijack a Malaysia Airlines plane in 9/11-style

My experience with a teabagger roommate

McCain insults Russia - and by extension, Iraq, Kuwait, and Saudi Arabia as well.

Now that he’s taken power, Adolf Hitler will govern as a moderate…

Church services to remember East Harlem victims

day three on the vapor pen and no cigs

This Isn’t the First Time that a Giant Plane With GPS Tracking Has Vanished

March Photo Contest Comment Thread

March Photo Contest (Blind) Submission Thread

Wyoming rejects science education standards over climate change

SHOCK POLITICAL TWIST: MH370 pilot was 'obsessed' with Anwar Ibrahim, M'sian PM may QUIT SOON

Nasa-funded study: industrial civilisation headed for 'irreversible collapse'?

Do you believe that Putin's invasion of Ukraine was justified?

1000 Years of European Border Changes

Heineken Joins Sam Adams in Boycotting St. Patrick's Day Parade

Like Graffiti?

!!!March Photo Contest Submissions begin today!!!

editorial: GE s legacy on the Hudson

Useful tips for subverting barbaric laws.

Bill Maher on GOP Voters: ‘Corporate America’s Useful Idiots’

Looks like a big celebration in Simferopol right now.

Mornings - yuch!

It is not unusual for a pilot to have a flight simulator in his home!

How the West Enabled the Rise of Russian Nationalism

Westboro Baptist Church founder Fred Phelps Sr. “on the edge of death,” son says

Hey...How about some GOOD news!

An Openly Gay Episcopal Bishop Prays for Pope Francis

Al Gore speaks up for Anwar again after Sodomy II conviction

+++Live updates of Crimea referendum+++

Officer dangling from helicopter plucks stranded dog from Northern California seaside cliff

Honk for English

93% of Crimea Votes to Join Russia

"Mr Gorbachev......"

Counting the spills, state DEC database tracks toxic spills in region

Question for the DU aircraft experts

Time to Come Home, Edward Snowden, and Stop Hiding Behind a Corrupt Regime

The Crimea Exodus Has Begun

Honda Odyssey recall ties 900,000 minivans to fire risk

Israeli opposition fails to oppose controversial bills

Now HERE Was A Democrat!

General Accused of Sexual Assault Pleads Guilty to Lesser Charges

Burials in Greece linked to Macedonia kings

zOMG! Circumcision!

"Someone needs to off X" -- WTF?

Karzai: We Don't Need U.S. Troops

NY Legislature releases roll call from Board of Regents vote

Do the Republicans have cause for optimism? Maybe...we should listen...

The two men had not asked to fly together,

Complaints against NYPD cops are down in the Bronx after precincts' declined use of stop-and-frisk

Teamsters Thank Liam Neeson For Support Of NYC Carriage Drivers, Horses

Bill Maher Eviscerates David Gregory’s Republican Talking Points On Meet The Press


Wilson has come to live at my house.

Council members demand restoration of homelessness prevention funds

Conservative writer upset ’12 Years A Slave’ doesn’t show happy slaves

This Open Source Coder Wants to be a Congressman

Big Oil Buys Berkeley, California's Love Affair with Big Oil, Big Oil Goes to College

Crimea Referendum: 93% voters want Crimea to join Russia

Final words from jet came after systems shutdown

Scottish independence vote threatens to derail 2015 general election

NYT: Transgender Models Prosper in Brazil, Where Carnival and Faith Reign

Craven Statehouse Behavior

Exit poll shows 93 percent of voters in Crimea back union with Russia: state media

Not to offend anyone...

(How the) Neocons Have Weathered the Storm

Wait a minute!!! Im comfused about something here....

March 16, 1948

America’s Angriest Store

Congressional hopeful Recchia opens campaign headquarters in New Dorp

Ukraine: Defending the Homeland

Watching Gilligan's Island marathon. Can't decide who I like best

Greenland's ice loss nearly tripled in a decade

Dog owner sets up camera to see if dog goes on the bed

Anyone here ever make vegan corned "beef"?

McCain Compares Russia To A Gas Station

Luna has given up staring at BellaDonna

The Siege of Sevastopol Threatens War

Greenland's ice loss nearly tripled in a decade

Nigeria: Attacks on Christians Kill at Least 100

I'm being really bad today. Just a total sloth. Can't get myself to do anything.

Entire ABC panel destroys neocon Bill Kristol for backing ‘ends justify the means’ culture

Fox analyst: Obama buying pink clothes is a failure of the White House PR dept.

In 2006 I was lucky to see a play by Alan Rickman featuring an American actress in NYC

Being Self-Employed Means Never Knowing When

At what point do they call off the search for MH370?

Reince Priebus: Paul Ryan demonized ‘inner cities’ to help them

Wyoming GOP lawmaker: Promiscuous gays weaponizing AIDS for a ‘national suicide’

The Falsetto Is Mightier Than The Sword - A Takedown Of Senator Ted Cruz At CPAC

Life-sized fetus causes cafeteria controversy at Connecticut school

Watching CNN now and they're saying 95% of the voters in Crimea favor joining Russia

Marlins throw no-hitter in Yankees game honoring Mariano Rivera

Another recall related to an auto but I wonder why the NIssan Murano has not been recalled.

NBC/WSJ Poll: 54% say abortion should be legal "either always or most of the time"

Out of Occupy, a New Populist Political Party Forms

"Sunday Morning Town Square"

cpuld our du mail have a return reciept like email does

600k plus stolen from megachurch weekend collection.

Can you sit on a jury for a thread you recommended but did not respond in?

Belgium to ban sexist comments

Fly away home

Ladies...Never again. What a morning. Hint: don't try it.

Keep the Senate '14

Jennifer Lee: We need more Asian American kids growing up to be artists, not doctors

Warning: NASCAR on FOX is in a rain delay (Potential Cosmos conflict)

The Dignity Of Work...

We've lost a lot in the last week or so.

John Kerry Urges Putin To Stop ‘Continuing Provocations’ In Eastern Ukraine

Some thoughts

Who should incur the cost of searching for MH370 if it goes over a month?

POLL: Should Snowden Come Back to the US to Face "Justice"?

City and teachers union resuming multiyear contract talks: sources

Don't Be Fooled

2014 GOTV!

Worst Drought In Brazil In Decades Doubles The Price Of Your Coffee Beans

7.0 61km NW of Iquique, Chile

Politics Of Oil Loom Large In Libya As Factions Ponder Division Of Country

Venezuelan opposition strategy based on provocation, manipulation

U.S. cites security more to censor, deny records

Venezuelan opposition strategy based on provocation, manipulation

Anyone EVER watch Pawn stars?

A strange tale for St. Paddy's day.

U.S. Dismisses ‘Absurd’ Venezuela Intervention Claims

Two stories describing One Event

Gaza power plant restart delayed over fuel

Winter Contest Finalists

Winter Contest Finalists

Does anyone know who originally said,

Missing Airliner Facebook links being used to spread malware

Dumb YouTube Comments

The current rain delay is sponsored by the new movie Noah.

When I click on "My Posts", I'm only able to see page 1

Cold War-Style Message to Putin: Obama Meets With Ukraine Leader – Who Channels Reagan

Putin’s media head threatens to turn US into “radioactive ash”

Bad Cop, No Donut - 16 Mar 2014: The Tear Gas Meme Sunday Edition

If you like having political nightmares, LOL

Report: Syrian opposition willing to trade Golan claims for Israeli military support

There's only one legit way to "make" if you're not the government...

Three Years After Gaddafi, Libya Is Imploding Into Chaos And Violence

How do you recognize a military coup in Egypt and remain silent when the

In hindsight, was the Revolutionary War really justified?

Right Wing Israeli Officials Slam Kerry Over “Jewish State” Remarks As Abbas Rejects Demand

Has The US Lost Iraq To Iran Over Arms Deal?

The Latest On Fred Phelps From Buzzfeed

Rip: Tony Benn – “We’ll Never Have Democracy As Long As Big Business Can Buy Both Parties

Obama Calls Putin to Warn of Sanctions After Crimea Referendum

How can we make a spot for members to post Twitter handles?

Caesarean, freebirth or no choice at all? 12 women tell their stories

Missing the point of Giordano Bruno - PZ Myers

Cracks in the cement before tiling.

Rude Pundit and more on my show that starts a little over 5 minutes from now.

We just had the best corned beef and cabbage dinner ever known to man!

xpost from GD: Rude Pundit and more on my show that starts a little over 5 minutes from now.

"Dear guy who wants me to stop talking about Feminism."

Lebron James: Get Covered by March 31

In Honor of Fred Phelps passing

Another Song Im playing today because of Fred Phelps

inversion table

Did you see this in the lounge?

Ledezma: we pay Cuba millions of dollars so they can invade us with government agents

It doesn't appear the CIA divided the Justice Department

Serb Progressives Win Majority in Parliament on EU Pledge

just in time for St. Paddy's day in the Midwest

I think I've been fracked

The Daily Show Challenge - McConnelling

White House slams Russian action as dangerous, destabilizing

Guinness drops sponsorship of anti-LGBT NYC St. Patrick's Day Parade

This is what a job in the U.S.’s new manufacturing industry looks like

Scarlett Johansson isn't naive: She prefers profits to human rights

Oy. I made a post about fred phelps on Facebook. My mom responded

The Lounge has a new doorbell.

St Pat's parade, Lexington, Ky

A thought occurs to me...

Line of Duty (BBC/Hulu)

Lots of TV ads and billboards FOR the ACA in Chicago trying to get people to sign up

Time for Realism and Common Sense on Ukraine

Race Matters: “Afraid Of Dark” Documentary Addresses Damaging Black Men Stereotypes

Hey! Don't spoil the TV show, "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey".

Fragility-based vs Evidence-based risk management (Nassim Nicholas Taleb)