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Archives: March 19, 2014

Retirement: A third have less than $1,000 put away

Co-Sponsor The Better Off Budget from the Progressive House Caucus

Texas Man Falls 350 Feet to His Death at Grand Canyon

Black Carbon in Marine Particulates in the Gulf of Maine.

Didn't John McGramps graduate one or two places above last place

If the Beatles could do a comment on the Ukraine, I think it would go like this:

US Attorney in New Jersey Presses Inquiry on Christie Ally

New pound coin to tackle fraudsters.

If our founding fathers were all Christians, why did they say this?

The whole picture, watching the news, reminds me of The Bedford Incident

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul thinks gay marriage will lead to beastiality....

Alvin Ailey Dance Series

Feds confirm Bush-era e-mail surveillance

Lawmaker Says Equal Pay Makes Women Look Like Whiners

Vladimir The Terrible (graphic warning)

Malaysia Airlines missing jet: Thailand gives radar data 10 days after plane lost

Here's a good article that explains the Food Stamp situation and how states are trying the cuts.

"I will not be lectured about sexism and misogyny by this man. Not now. Not ever!"

"I will not be lectured about sexism and misogyny by this man. Not now. Not ever!"

On the Edge: Living the Kellogg Lockout


IRS: Worker took home personal info on 20K workers

xpost from LGBT: I mean it. I will not do Russian State Media.

Baggage handlers indicted in drug probe

Ex-detective pleads guilty in San Diego scandal

DeeDee (my cat) is home from her surgery (and she looks mad)

U.S. congressman appeals for change in Cuba policy

U.S. congressman appeals for change in Cuba policy

Six innovations for ending violence against girls

Oops. Workers drill hole in Washington ferry hull

"The West" caused Putin's rise to power...and now, we're reaping what we've sown.

Major Oil Pipeline Leaks More Than 7,000 Gallons Of Crude Oil Into Ohio Nature Preserve

Major Oil Pipeline Leaks More Than 7,000 Gallons Of Crude Oil Into Ohio Nature Preserve

Deceived and Disrespected in London, Ontario

Concerns about cancer centers under health law

Complaints Against Licensed Counselor Who Advises Children (Corpus Christi)

Destroying Worker Dedication Around the Globe

First Ocean Waves Spotted on Alien World of Titan

Suicide bomber kills at least 17 in Afghanistan

Missing Malaysia Plane's Pilot Supported Anwar Ibrahim, Posted Atheist Videos On YouTube

Help Bring Back W.K.'s Kellogg Company

Austin B-Cycle Breaks Bike Share Record During SXSW

Italy high court confirms Berlusconi ban from public office

Snowden's TED Talk

Source: Rudi Dekkers drug case “will never go to trial”

The Chris Christie Scandal Just Got Worse

How religious minorities helped rescue Jews in the Netherlands during the Holocaust

To my pro-worker friends, I need some help sharing ALL this!!! (correction)

Ken Langone Apologizes For Comments Linking Fight Against Income Inequality To The Nazis

Weird News: Police seek Amish buggy in W. Pa. hit-and-run

The growth of gay retirement homes

Dying for an imaginary right of return

New study: Elementary students are doing more homework than they used to

National Guard captain shot dead in Venezuela

Mandatory Tuesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! K.I.S.S. & a new kitteh gif!

Who's this dick head Avik Roy

(Video) Outsourcing: A Look Back

European Banks Have A Ton Of Exposure Ukraine And Russia

Desoto Man Tricked Insurance Companies Into Paying Him $5 Million For Stuff He Didn't Own

How does the ACA work in red states...

Phenazepam, the Soviet-Made Designer Drug, Hits North Texas

SC public officials owe millions in unpaid ethics fines

Gym tells woman she's intimidating guests with 'toned body'

Tim Huelskamp (C-Crazy) in hot water over campaign donations and NCAA tickets

Asia being pummeled by pollution from China

"High Fallutin’ Nazis" by Paul Krugman at the NY Times

Python's homing trick stuns scientists

Greg Abbott and Director of Red State Women: Texas Women Too "Busy" For Equal Pay

Brilliant Rachel: Putin screwed - w/o Crimea, Ukraine pro-Russian population plummets

Be Careful when you see Pulitzer Prize Winners & "Others TRASHING Snowden & Greenwald...

Just so I understand what you people are saying, the Obama Administration engineered a Neo-Nazi coup

"a war of not only an international crime; it is the supreme international crime"

The Russians Are Bad Guys Again, and It's About Damn Time

Bioshock infinite is pretty fun

Local Psychics Offer Insight Into Missing Malaysian Plane, One Says Gov’t Knows Where It Is

March 17, 1948

A Fledgling Protest Movement Gathers Momentum in the South

Re- Obamacare (Rant)

You're Not Alone: Medical Conspiracies Believed By Many

Recycling Plant Fire Rages in Brooklyn: FDNY

For your Edification and Enjoyment.... (NSFW)

Dairy magnate Jim Oberweis wins Illinois GOP Senate primary, will challenge Democrat Durbin

Arkansas school district doubles down on censorship of gay student’s yearbook profile

Arkansas school district doubles down on censorship of gay student’s yearbook profile

Pastor preaches powerful pro-gay sermon in ultraconservative Paris, Texas

Pastor preaches powerful pro-gay sermon in ultraconservative Paris, Texas

Air Canada suspends flights to Venezuela

My Grandmother passed at around 7:20 this evening.

Barra apologizes for deaths tied to recalled cars

Why Edward Snowden should not "come home and face the music"

Missing jet's U-turn programmed before signoff: Sources

U.S. energy export can break Russian stranglehold on European market, Cornyn says

Obama awards Medal of Honor to 24 veterans, cites 'unimaginable' valor

NY Times Op Ed: The Graves of Forgotten New Yorkers

Search on for "catnapped" Colorado hotel cat

well, we can't say anything about the other networks' spelling mistakes anymore . . .

Blue Marlin Attacks Oil Pipeline, Halts Production At BP Facility

Du Pont heir accused of raping 2nd child in lawsuit

Alice police chief asked to leave early after turning in resignation

NPR interviewed a Russian representative to get their side of the story

Wow. You won't believe what this Wisconsin Republican said!

Toyota to settle Justice Department probe over unintended acceleration

Don't be deceived. Contrary to popular opinion, ALL insurers, whether on or off the exchanges,

I have to do it. Poll question: How many of you own a copy of "The Big Lebowski"?

Tennessee governor to appeal judge's gay-marriage ruling

My brother was attacked by rightwingers.

Space Junk Barely Misses LAN Chile A340

IN Fresno 3/19 10am, CA House Natural Resources Committee hearing on Water Crisis

I'm watching the film "The Bay" from 2012 and something strange....

I just want to say thank you to the Congressional Black Caucus.

"Going green?"

If Hillary wins in 2016, Inauguration Day 2017 will be a very powerful moment

Rare ocelot kitten discovered in South Texas

39 Moral Monday Georgia activists arrested in daylong Medicaid expansion protests at the Gold Dome

Detained Venezuela activist calls for more protests

Christie Allies Texted About Dead Senator in Bridge Case

On Barbara Kingsolver's "The Lacuna": **NO SPOILERS**

If Russia moves deeper into Ukraine, what should our response be? n/t

Florida man threatens neighbor with hand grenade after loud music complaint

'Mystified' US slams Israeli defense minister Ya'alon's criticism of Obama

Was the Big Bang the Genesis?

The GOP/Tea party, whatever you call them...

Putin addresses lawmakers on reuinification with Crimea

As U.S. ponders next moves on Crimea, experts rethink NATO’s defense posture

Syrian government must immediately suspend operations of its Embassy in Washington, D.C.

Funniest time and place you heard a particular song?

LAPD Mourns Loss of First Female Hispanic Officer Who "Opened the Door for Many Women"

Kerry says 'nationalistic fervor' of Ukraine crisis like pre-WWII

You might be a Rebupthugabagger if...

Honey the Great Dane and Lemon the kitty - this is beautiful

Watch as psychics are tricked into channeling the ghost of a man who never existed...

"The Voluntarism Fantasy"

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings wants to ‘steadlily’ replace school boards with charter schools

that winter of 2010

Give me the most ridiculous attempt at blending Bible and science--win a prize

CNN slammed over use of toy plane in MH370 coverage

Watch the MH370 thing. CNN is poo-pooing all theories EXCEPT...

Fast Food Workers Arrest Ronald McDonald At Wage Theft Protest

So Another Rich Repub Buys An Election......

Tomorrow's News Today: The GOP on "How We Lost the House"

Whoever started me on this Chia thing..

Edward Snowden: Here's how we take back the Internet

Felony charges reduced, homeless organizers released after public outrage over racialized charges.

Game of Thrones premiere photos.

I wouldn't post this in GD if I were you.

In Kenya, selling human waste could revolutionize sanitation

Rauner??? Are you kidding me? Rauner?

What It's Like to Be Right About the Big Bang: Genesis of a Viral Video

Can't argue with that


Undermining job security, worker rights, for one union makes it easier to do the same for others.

Cognitive Dissonance: The soul and blues inaugural concert for George H.W. Bush in 1989

Contract on America

Did the South win the war?

Talking About St. Patrick's Day ...

Thom Hartmann: Billionaires...First They Came for the Economy

Did Christie Go Easy on a Human Trafficker Just to Bust a Small-Time Pol?

This song has been stuck in my head all damn day...

I am not sure of your new voting requirements but let me tell you if you have to get

Death penalty drug shortage: Oklahoma resets executions amid drug search

Defeating the Coup with Patience, Peace and Love.

And now for something completely different: Classical Harmonica at Carnegie Hall

NOBODY on DU is pro-Putin...nobody here ever has been.

Is Sheldon Cooper out there?

Protect and Improve (not 'fix')

Does this about cover it?

Deported immigrant activist asks for refuge in US

Rauner claims victory in Republican governor race [IL]

Oberweis wins, faces tough race against Durbin


2008 NYT Op-Ed Foretells Crimea, Titled: Russia's Next Target Could Be Ukraine

Ted Cruz talks religious liberty with Iowa home-schoolers, demurs on 2016 plans

Federal judge blasts ATF stings

Haunting Photo...but cool

Oakland Neighborhood Credits Private Patrols For 85% Drop In Crime

Caught On Video: Caltrain Rider’s Near-Fatal Close Call

Wisconsin Assembly #Republicans duck questions on oral chemo Milw Journal...

no thanks to those mass-surveillance apologists in the Senate.”

Crimean forces storm Ukrainian navy HQ

Its silly really...

Jesse Jackson to take on tech's lack of diversity

Forbes Magazine Pro Obamacare Article:

Pro-Moscow activists seize Ukraine navy headquarters in Sevastopol

4 signs that 2014 was a shitty year for women in Hollywood

When I select a huge folder for my anti virus program to scan,

Officials call L.A. airport's shortcomings in shooting last year a nationwide failure/embarrassment

Hi, Honey. I'm home.

When it came to air travel, they really were the Good Old Days...

Is “work-life balance” a lie? Mark Morford

Gallifrey, we have a problem...

More Cock Thrashing

From the Newcastle Courant 1783

No words. Just dig on it...

Putin's Speech.

Maine pays extra 1.2 million to MaineCare rides broker; DHHS can't say why (Portland Press Herald)

Tell Kellogg to Restore the Values and Principles of W.K. Kellogg!

The Average 25-Year Old's Debt Has Grown 91% in the Last Decade -- Will Borrowers Learn to Push Back

All that's missing here is the giant Wall Street banker...

America's Right-Wing Has Gone Gay Crazy

Gorbachev: "Crimea's referendum corrected Soviet-era mistake"

Mother's Powerful Tale: Despite Son's Heroin Addiction, I Held Biases About Drug Addicts

NSA technology capable of retrieving and replaying month-old phone calls

Robert Reich: 'Austerity Is a Terrible Mistake'

Pentagon's Watchdog In Charge Of NSA Oversight Admits He Was 'Not Aware' Of NSA's Bulk Data Collecti

Look who’s Complaining about BP being allowed back into the Gulf (Editorial Cartoon)

Republican House Candidate Who Said Autism Was the Result of God’s Anger Just Won her Primary

comedy: President Obama Holds Nothing Back On 'Between Two O'Reillys' (video)

Kansas Bill Seeks to Legalize Police Retaliation

Robot writes LA Times earthquake breaking news article

The “Human Catastrophe” of Syrian Refugees in Fragile Lebanon

Why the NRA Is Blocking Obama’s Surgeon General Nominee

Three Years of Revolt: What Has Become of Syria's Revolutionaries

Finding Populism Today

Ticking Timebomb: Moscow Moves to Destabilize Eastern Ukraine

Do You Think the CIA Infected African-Americans With HIV? You’re Not Alone

Male stripper group Thunder From Down Under involved in shooting at Excalibur Hotel, Las Vegas

Cass Sunstein's biggest accomplishment ? Marrying Samantha Power

Google apologizes for RT's YouTube channel 'suspension' due to tech bug.

Ron Unz: Why I Dropped My Ballot Initiative to Raise California’s Minimum Wage

Richard Wolff: Global Capitalism March 2014 Monthy Update: Obama and the Economy

Gays In Crimea Split on Referendum

Farmed Salmon Industry Going "Sustainable" - With Improved PR, More Production, Consultants

Do You Think the CIA Infected African-Americans With HIV? You’re Not Alone

Israel attacks Syrian army sites after Golan bombing

Someone should invent a transponder that can't be shut off.

How does keeping a narrow provider network reduce costs to insurance companies?

Licorice Scent Of MCHM Lingers In WV, Along With General Ignorance On All Sides Re. Toxicity, Risks

Texas Accused of Denying Film Tax Break because of Positive Portrayal of Immigrants

Money in Hyping the Generational War Story

AAAS, In Rare Policy Statement, Notes Climate Science As Definitive As Smoking-Cancer Link

Were 250 UPS Drivers Fired For Supporting Union?

Market Innovation! Chinese Insurance Co Will Pay Beijing Residents $240 If Hospitalized b/c Of Smog

Idaho House Bill That Proclaimed EPA Regulations Unconstitutional Dead For Session

Scientists warn of global warming's abrupt changes

Eugene, Oregon Bans Neonicotinoid Pesticides

Toyota and Justice Department said to reach $1.2 billion settlement in criminal case

UPDATE: ACA Signups: Lots of Stuff Happened Today

WI cancer treatment bill PASSES state senate 30-2...on to the Assembly

Jindal's Totally Bogus Obamacare Attack At Center Of Billboard Feud

Crime Stoppers' Richard Masten Eats Court Evidence

(CA) Bill would give auto owners more control over vehicle data

When you first learn that cats don't really care about you...

Turkish Airlines allegedly ships arms to Nigeria, tape reveals

Happy Mondays' Bez reveals plans to stand for parliament

France threatens to cancel military ship deal with Russia

God Pollution - As If You Didn't Have Enough To Worry About Already . . .

"Happy" video made by a student (It's pretty good)

Derf on Cosmos

TWC is offering customers little in return for its latest rate hikes

Narwhal’s tusk is super sensitive

Today's Non Sequitur Toon: If You Know What I Mean.....

What's for Dinner ~ Wednesday ~ March 19th

Gut bacteria turn dark chocolate 'healthy'

I wish we were getting access to health care not health insurance

Marine Official To Helm Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship Panel

Teabagger uses write-in campaign to win PA. Senate seat, after Rep Party bashed him in ads

Victoria Jackson of 'SNL' fame says she is fighting for the 'soul of America'

BDS, Racism and the New McCarthyism

New Study Shows Dangers of Trade Agreements That Help Corporations Sue Governments

New JET-Powered Drone Can Kill 1,800 Miles From Home Base (Afghanistan/Pakistan Patrol)

Marlene Dietrich belongings being auctioned in Hollywood (video)

O-Care premiums to skyrocket?

'Prove It': Leaders Challenge Obama on Natural Gas Claims

Another non-apology by a 1%er

20 thousand jobs in North Dakota

Wednesday Toon Roundup 1- The inarticulate party

Hillary Clinton: Putin Rewriting Europe's Boundaries With 'Illegal' Crimea Move

Question for DUers

Wednesday Toon Roundup 2- The Rest

We Can’t Just Geoengineer Our Way Out of Climate Change

Three Questions for Ukraine Hawks

Shortage of food staples at 47% in February (Spanish)

Georgia GOP moves backward on health care

Meet the Anti-Gay Wingnut Who Will Run the 2016 Iowa Caucuses

Wisconsin: Mary Burke wakes up to the fact that her policies don't appeal to Democrats

Christie Puts Blame on N.J. Lawmakers for Tesla Sales Ban

Catholic Group Wants Beer Boycott

Back for round two.....

Brothers who grew up with Christie in Livingston find themselves linked in GWB scandal wake

Machinery of an Energy Dream

Mom Lies Down as ‘Speed Bump’ to Save Daughters in Rolling Car

Du Pont heir accused of raping 2nd child in lawsuit

Maduro announces electronic ration card (Spanish)

Golf Courses Closing Nationwide At A Rate Of More Than 100 Per Year

RNC Chair Reince Priebus Proclaims A Republican Tsunami Will Sweep Washington In 2014

Continual "This page can't be displayed" errors. Corrupted? Need tune-up? or new laptop?

Rebels On Left And Right Are Sick Of Compromise

Florida man says he's too obese to go to prison

Playing right into GOP’s hands: How Democrats could blow it BIG TIME on Obamacare

Malaysia: Files were deleted from flight simulator

US foreign policy's gender gap

Russian forces storm Ukraine naval HQ in Crimea

Luckovich: "Real News Has Vanished"

Appeals court hears Abu Ghraib torture case

CNN Has Reported That Some Fishermen Saw A Plane Flying Low....

Reince Priebus Backs Paul Ryan, Republican Attacks on Poor

What would happen if we Democrats went directly for single payer right now ?

True Detective, Season 2

Sometimes, we all let something slide based on the situation.

The difference between skilled labor and unskilled labor

Open Source Tabby Car Gets Green Light

Find something to be happy about today (Wednesday March 19, 2014)

"If You Don't Go to the Doctor, You're Not Sick..."

Ky. Editorial Skewers McConnell For Tossing Journalist Out Of Event

Union: ConAgra to close 2 western N.Y. plants

First if was the gays now everyone else

And what have we learned this week?

Lots of pretty and old cars

That Signal From the Beginning of Time Could Redefine Our Universe

Bernie Sanders on the Affordable Care Act:

For meds/supplies, please read

Senators/Act Blue petition to stop billionaires from buying US

Note to the West: Stop being stupid.

Online Propaganda - Invisible Tool of Secret Government

Technology Emerging in 2014 with Potential to Reshape the Energy Space

Dependence on Russia Is Likely to Leave Region’s Economy in a Precarious State

Chick-fil-A CEO now regrets dragging the company into anti-equality morass...

Husband and wife die of heart attacks within 15 minutes of each other

i wont demonize butter or sugar

Ukraine corn may replace US corn in China. Monsanto/GMO's/Ukraine

Guns in Yellowstone-Buffalo killed

If President Obama had his way, single payer would be law today

This weekend ...

Hartford Faith & Values, Yale Humanist Community host “Ask an Atheist” forum - See more at: http://p

Thanks Admins! Socks folded and put away

Diagnosis: Conservatosis

Why Vermont is not Godless

Obama unleashing power of data on climate change

University of Virginia: Dean Groves recognized for LGBT leadership

University of Virginia: Dean Groves recognized for LGBT leadership

Walker's Travel Crony (cog dis)

Should the FDA prevent dying patients from trying experimental drugs?

Catholic League President Calls For Beer Boycott Over LGBT Rights

Papantonio: Tax Wall Street to Save Economy

Voice of America: how good of a news source ?

Russia to Begin Military Aviation Exercises in Regions Bordering Ukraine -- Interfax

Governor Christie doesn't believe in FREE SPEECH!!

Salvation Army Settles Lawsuit on Religious Discrimination

Ukraine, Chevron, Condi Rice and shale gas ... join the dots - The Ecologist

I'm an atheist. But I've got faith in Religious Studies

Mom turns herself into human speed bump to save twins

Wearing o' the red today for St. Joseph's Day!

Sen. Ron Wyden scorches senior CIA and NSA officials and their 'pattern of deception'

Christie town hall exchange with healthcare advocate acting like the asshole he is

Prospects look iffy for expansion of health care coverage to low-income Nebraskans

This thread has 3 rec's...

Congressional Progressive Caucus Budget Strikes Back Against Austerity

Appeals Court Hears Abu Ghraib Torture Case

Down Memory Lane with Blitzer and Michael Moore

GOP Bill Protects Duke's Coal Ash (of course)

AG Eric Holder: Toyota is guilty of criminal offenses (only pays 6.4% of profit in penalty)

Bonehead Homophobic Teacher gets suspended for Facebook post

Republican and Democratic Legislators Urge Legislation/to Punish Putin..We Must Frack More

Flag controversy blocks South Carolina home court advantage

On silencing critics...

So let me see if I've got this straight...

Last Minnesota Snowstorm of the Season?

Flashback: Republicans Opposed Medicare In 1960s By Warning Of Rationing, ‘Socialized Medicine’

Needs a caption.

Pic Of The Moment: When A Non-Answer Is All The Answer You Need

U.S. Freezes Putin’s Netflix Account

Anita Hill is on The View *right now*!1 She had documentary on last night. n/t

Democratic Primary April 1

About That Agressive War in Iraq

APNewsBreak: NYC Inmate 'Baked to Death' in Cell (Homeless Mentally Ill Veteran)

Hot Dogs - Yummie? or Yuck?

The Experimental Satellite that Gave Us Live International Television

One of the leading scumbags of Christie scandals

**** gets out her staple gun and posts today's DU Lunch Special ****

WCMU broadcasting NOVA: The crash of Flight 447. Now!

Crime pays - for Palestinian terrorists

Crimean Tatars may be relocated by new Russian controlled government.

Crimean Tatars Asked to Vacate Land, Regional Official Says

about bobbolink:

Rain, Fog, and MELT!

When you Secede you don't get to keep the Military Assets

Most rational hypothesis on missing Malaysian 777 so far

Cat on glass

Democracy vs. the CIA--Why do "THEY/NSA" GET AWAY WITH THIS CRAP?

Judge: McDonnell lawyers ‘dancing through fantasy land’

NYT: It’s Official, Secret Money Corrupts

Top Lawyer in Mass.: Catholic Church Guilty of LGBT Discrimination

Sec. Kerry at town hall meeting with student interns at Dept. State

You’ve probably never heard of this woman. But you’re living her legacy.

You can call me a bleeding heart commie pinko liberal, but

Greg Abbott Pays Female Employees in Attorney General's Office Less Than Male Coworkers

The Intercept is building a criminal justice beat

Out-of-control SUV ends up on subway car in Brooklyn

EU Struggles for Common Russia Front Amid Crimea Tensions

True luxury

Rikers Island inmate 'baked to death' in cell, AP reports

Now, you all set your recorders for this

Florida man accused of swinging scythe at girlfriend's ex-husband

Putin’s Tools of Sabotage Beat Urgency of Ukraine Invasion

681 Gigapixel image of the Moon is the size of a football field.

China to U.S.: Fix Your Own Economy

Carlucci, Gunther introduce bill to help disabled persons find work

What's your day to day?

Is eliminating Diversity the Key to Peace?

While we're watching Ukraine - Israel attacks Syrian army sites

What's your current snack obsession?

Remember the Affluenza case?

Rangel Questions Why Obama Thought He Could Work With ‘Mean, Racist’ Tea Party

Justice Department's Own Inspector General Confirms: Eric Holder is "Say One Thing and Do Another"


Bill To Block Rapists' Parental Rights Remains Stalled In Ohio Senate

This Lawmaker Says Equal Pay & Sick Leave Bills Make Women Look Like Whiners (VIDEO)

Tony Benn advice: If you meet a powerful person-Hitler, Stalin or Bill Gates-ask them five questions

10 more entries to go.

Ganz Recalls Grumpy Cat Stuffed Animal Toys Due to Choking Hazard

Religious Leaders Speak Up In Support Of Obamacare’s Birth Control Coverage

Texas Republican Operative: Women Too Busy for Equal Pay Legislation (VIDEO)

Andrew Cuomo’s charter epiphany

Ishton Morton: Cincinnati NAACP president pleads not guilty to assault

Democratic Underground now has an "In Memoriam" page

Toyota to pay $1.2 billion over unitended acceleration.

Russia Sees Billions Spent on Crimea as Putin Pushes Treaty...

Lady Gaga sells out to corporatism

Micael Steel getting his own radio show on Sirius XM Radio

PSA: Contact your bank or credit union to upgrade ATM security....

Classic Arts Showcase Live Stream

Truth in advertising from Malaysian Airlines?

Yes, We Really Can Stop the Slaughter in Syria

Senate passes “Sunshine Week” Bill to increase public access to legislative proceedings

Bombshell: How The Fix Was In On Christie's 'Stronger Than The Storm' Ad

Tom Ricks Does Gen. Petraeus Apology Tour On CNN's Reliable Sources

Cosmos depiction of cell structures.

Netizen Report: Russia Shutters Independent News Sites

EA Games website hacked to steal Apple IDs

10 things the gun industry will not tell you.

Yeah, we have great Dem demographics - women, Latinos, young - who *DON'T VOTE* - "squishy base"

Advocates shift public finance push to Cuomo

Hillary loyalists say: "No f-ing way" we work for her if she hires Mark Penn

Question about NHS and medication coverage

Google? Evil? You have no idea

Greg Abbott Says He Would Not Sign Lilly Ledbetter-Like Fair Pay Bill

State seals deal with HIV drugmaker, sets goal for 2020

Tom the dancing bug TOON: Paul Ryan's Inner City Tour!

Ethnic Cleansing in Crimea, already? Yes.

TYT: Nonsense Argument By MSNBC Host Deconstructed

Malaysia's Culture Of Secrecy Is A Huge Obstacle In The Plane Search

TYT: Putin Is Like 'Game Of Thrones,' Obama Is like 'Downton Abbey'?

The plane

Michelle Obama, her mother and daughters head to China

Texas Democrats-Please sign up and go to Senate District/County Conventions on Saturday-March 22

Ukrainian official: Government making plan to pull troops from Crimea as Russia takes control

Neither Food Stamps nor Unemployment Insurance are Acts of Voluntary or Optional Charity

How Cold War-Hungry Neocons Stage Managed Liz Wahl’s Resignation

On This Day:

As if the Jet's weren't a big enough of a train wreck...

TYT: Really Depressing News About The Supreme Court (And How To Change It)

mobiPET aims to be world's first Amber alert for pets

10 Strange Cat Behaviors Explained

United We Stand, Divided We Fall

Pure and Utter Genius: Charles Pierce on Bill Kristol:

Pentagon Warns Climate Change Will Lead To Increase Of Terrorism & Violence

What Russians read about Crimea.News Headline: Russia Must Stop U.S. Expansion in Ukraine

Laura Bush traveled the globe as First Lady more than only two U.S. presidents - W. and Clinton.

Poll: New Yorkers Want Horse-Drawn Carriages to Stay

Andrew Newey’s Spectacular Photographs of Honey Hunters in Nepal

Abortion Rights Group Gives Coat Hanger Pendants To Donors, Wingnuts Don’t Realize Joke’s On Them

In totally random news of the day....

DU now has an In Memoriam page

WWI armament kills 2 workers in Flanders Fields

How Obama Helped Women By Fixing The Overtime Gap

Rangel challenges a Sharpton argument

11 signs you're a men's rights activist:

Expansion of government-funded health coverage narrowly defeated (NE)

‘Ring of Death’ Throttles Georgia as Small Banks Close: Economy

FBI: Look Mom, We “Found” Another Terrorist!

Boehner: 'Strong Concerns' About Senate Jobless Benefits Deal

Ruble Gains for 3rd Day on Bets Russia Sanction Impact Limited

THANKS ADMIN, In Memoriam page. RIP Duers.

State Attorney Angela Corey:Why would you do that?

Why Pharmaceutical Formularies Exist.

Fonda and Tomlin to Reteam for a Netflix Sitcom.

GOP’s self-deluded optimism: Why its long-term outlook is horrible, despite ’14

Biden Pushed for Tougher Action on Russian in East Europe

The Grand Old USA - One Poor Sad, Sold Out Nation

White House says FBI 'aiding MH370 investigation'

Distraught Relatives of Missing Flight 370 Passengers Dragged Away From TV Cameras by Malaysian Offi

Judge orders election agency to help Kansas, Arizona enforce new voter citizenship rules

If you think Andy Murray isn't stupid, think again...

Seriously, are we no longer teaching kids to look both ways before crossing the street?

I'm halfway through the first season of "House of Cards"

Former Bush administration official charged in sexual assault

Chicago Republican who blamed autism and tornadoes on LGBT rights wins her primary

Transgender Defense: He did it, I didn't

The Rude Pundit: Chris Christie's Filthy Laundry

No, Obamacare Won’t Cover Every Drug — Just Like Every Other Insurance Policy

The Chris Christie Scandal Just Got Worse

Osama Bin Laden's son-in-law testifies at own trial

Irtach Checkpoint at Dawn, March 18, 2014

Top court agrees to review overturned Tom DeLay conviction

Top court agrees to review overturned Tom DeLay conviction

Protein May Hold Key to Who Gets Alzheimer’s, Study Finds.


Another Florida Man Is Caught By Neighbors Raping His Dog in the Yard

Far-Right Ukrainian Lawmaker Assaults State TV Boss

Run for it!

(Update) Violent Cat Placed In Animal Shelter After Trapping Owners In Bedroom, Attacking Baby

One simple reason for no phone calls from Malaysian flight 370.

Israeli forces shoot, kill Palestinian teen south of Hebron

Jerusalem municipality approves 186 new settlement units

U. Penn closing 2 libraries - satire is that they want students to feel pain of Phila. students

Interview with Nina Khrushcheva (Nikita's granddaughter)

The Second Amendment Battleground: Victories in the Courts and Why They Matter

Words of Wisdom read by Richard Harris

True Detective - Lindsey is on the case!

Human Rights Group: Israeli Army Increases Detentions of Palestinian Children by 80%

How do you think secret government operatives use the internet to disrupt activism?

Minimum wage will kill jobs . . . won't it?

Kansas, Arizona prevail in voter citizenship suit

Safe ... airbags?

Why WPost’s Hiatt Should Be Fired - By Robert Parry

Houdini cat: Meet Chamallow, the feline escape artist

Medical Conspiracies: JAMA Internal Medicine Survey Results

Utah ‘goblin topplers’ sentenced to probation

Ukraine 'preparing withdrawal of troops from Crimea'

Video Shows Toronto Mayor Inhaling From Glass Cylinder - Police

US irate with Israeli defense minister comments

Homophobic Southern States Watch Most Gay Porn in America

Judge orders parties involved in puppy case to find solution

The hospital just sent me a death notice for one of my patients.

Putin only acted because neo-Nazis/oil companies/neocons/the West forced him

Got this from my cousin - help a cat

Cartel Watch: Knights Templar diversify into natural resources, human organs

Moscow signals concern for Russians in Estonia

Coal-burning coke plant fined $12.5M for Clean Air Act violation; manager gets jail, fine

GOP State Senator Nominee Don Huffines wants creationism taught as science in schools

Medals of Honor Go to 24 Army Veterans Who Had Been Denied

"The Tea Party's Over"

Run for the hills, the end is near!!!

I can't listen to The Cycle on MSNBC anymore.

Another Vapid Effort to Claim that Science and Religion Can Get Along

Democrats face turnout problem, dissatisfaction in ranks leading to midterms

Ukraine To Hold Military Exercises With US, Britain

Calling all Christopher Walken fans

Meeting time!

Luncheon??? Should Multiple Sclerosis Drugs Cost $62,000 a Year?

Hospital Pharmaceutical Formularies differ from Insurance Company Formularies

Larry Pratt says we "rejoice" at mass shootings.

Government must stop requesting broad email search warrants, judge says

right-wing tactics: dripping derision and the sneer

Ted Cruz reallly says something stupid.

Saudi accepts 181 UN human rights proposals

Call for elections for empty NY legislative seats

Federal Court Says FBI’s Secret GPS Tracking Memos Can Stay Secret

More than 100 people found in alleged stash house in south Houston

It's Been Exactly 29 Years Since Earth Had a Colder-Than-Average Month

Results from Rhinebeck, Catskill, Hunter, Saugerties, Tannersville, Athens, Coxsackie

Luke's Change: A New Truther Video

Rush Limbaugh told me today that man made global warming is a hoax.

Why Some Humans Are Born With Tails

Colombia minister of justice asks US to shift from aerial drug fumigation efforts

Could Cuba embargo swing Florida governor’s race? (from msrnc Joy Reid's show)

Colombia minister of justice asks US to shift from aerial drug fumigation efforts

UN Security Council meeting on Ukraine is now live

It's time to play another exciting round of America's favorite NEW game show, "MEH"

Before 2004, I had been politically indifferent. Believed govt insulated from real abuse.

And Rush's phanbois wonder why he's on wife number FOUR?

Colombia trained 22,000 foreign troops since 2009: Report

Woman of first Illinois gay marriage dies aged 65

Court keeps sexting ruling, limits Abbott’s power

YOUR thoughts on your "ex" and the "No Contact Rule"

The threat

Big Pharma/FDA vs food supplements - scam or what????????!1

Port Authority commissioner changed voter registration Tuesday to comply with residency rules

(New Mexico) Governor wants state to stop collecting union dues

Flight 370 vs. "Putins Invasion"

Holder: We're on track to meet NSA reform deadline

BREAKING: John Boehner Screws The Unemployed, Kills Unemployment Benefits Extension

TCM Schedule for Thursday, March 20, 2014 -- What's On Tonight - Zeppelins, Dirigibles and Blimps

Russian Diplomat: Moscow May Strike Back At The West By Changing Its Stance On Iran

Anyone know of a free phone # ID site?

TCM Schedule for Friday, March 21, 2014 -- Friday Night Spotlight - Food In The Movies

Privatization of the entire Dallas ISD Attracts Growing Opposition from Allied Groups

tridem has set up an NCAA tournament group on ESPN for DU.

TCM Schedule for Saturday, March 22, 2014 -- The Essentials - Peter Sellers

Stop Photographing The Protesters!


Texas obtains new supply of execution drugs from source kept secret

An Israeli leftist finds glimmer of hope

I finally got an answer out of a RWNJ I know re: Ukraine

Watch a 45-mile-wide asteroid blot out a star tonight

Hidden cam of dog who is supposed to stay off bed...

My ACA story.

Fox (LOL) News host Bill Hemmer explains missing plane: ‘It took 2,000 years to find Noah’s Ark’

Ex-paramilitary leader ‘Don Berna’ charged with a further 20 crimes

GOP Candidate Who Blamed Autism, Tornadoes on Gay Marriage Wins Primary

Horsey: The Republican advantage, 2014

Not so fast: International Court rushes to Bogota Mayor’s aid and demands Petro stay in office

Is This the Mastermind Behind Russia’s Crimea Grab?

Bryan Fischer only wants "laws from God"

Toyota to Pay $1.2B for Hiding Deadly ‘Unintended Acceleration’

What if we held an election for "Dictator" for 1-4 Years?

Going Back to the Safety Razor

March 19, 1981

On Staten Island, de Blasio talks Italian heritage, his agenda, and Recchia for Congress

U.S. Freezes Putin’s Netflix Account

Congress, It’s Time To Clean Up Your Iraq War Mess - Phil Donahue

Common Core Standards: A Costly and Ineffective Prescription for Schools

why beer drinking is good for you

Broken glass can cut feet and leave litter across streams, according to Coconino National Forest

UPS is feeling the pressure FIRED 250

Gay 'Christ Drag Queen' cleric wants to set up Belfast mission

NSA top lawyer says tech giants knew about data collection

Under Obamacare, some top cancer centers off-limits

Contaminated soil recycling project in New Jersey concerns Staten Island officials

Mayor: city worker killed in Caracas while clearing a street barricade

Tatars, Turkey, NATO and Crimea

Seven New York McDonald’s Will Pay Thousands Of Workers In Settlement Over Wage Theft

Prosecutors Subpoena Port Authority for Records on Chairman

How many of you think, with the Bullshit no facts,

Stupidest Faux "news" comment of the day...

Ducking and FLYING!!!

Venezuela arrests seven in cocaine case of Berlusconi's ex-aide

Venezuela arrests seven in cocaine case of Berlusconi's ex-aide

Sarpy Outlook TV - Chuck Hassebrook (D), Candidate for Governor

Bold prediction: the same people stating that the US and EU would suffer more from

Clergy Abuse Victims Criticize Cardinal Dolan's Lobbying Efforts In Albany

What do you do when your back hurts?

Budget 2014: George Osborne presents 'budget for savers' as growth upgraded

Charlie Rangel: How Did Obama Think He Could Work with 'Mean, Racist' Tea Party? - video link

Phone hacking trial: Andy Coulson 'urged silence on hacking'

A Minneapolis Restaurant Hosted A Nazi-Themed Party On MLK Day

Terrifying Precedent: Woman to Be Tried for Murder for Giving Birth to Stillborn When She Was 16

Ducks duck, and fly!

WATCH: U.S. to Send Homosexuality 'Experts' to Uganda

Rapper Common lends support to Nissan Canton unionization effort

Moscow signals concern for Russians in Estonia

Rep. Andrew Brenner calls public education "Socialism"

Netanyahu Orders IDF To Prepare For Possible Strike On Iran During 2014

"The Myth Of Putin’s Foreign Policy Dominance Over Obama"

Illinois Republicans Nominate Candidate Who Blames Gay Rights For Autism And Tornadoes

Russia’s Cold War Makes Crimea a Hot Spot

AP Source: Small US Army Team Heading To Libya To Begin Prep For Larger Training Mission

AFL-CIO Leads Efforts To Raise The Minimum Wage Around the Country

In my next life I'm going to be a bear:

Thom Hartmann: The Useful Idiots of the Corporate Elite

Thom Hartmann: Look! GOP Governor & Giant Duke Energy are too Cozy!

Kerry on Russian reaction to sanctions

PLO: 56 Palestinians killed, 897 injured since peace talks began

Come on Hillary it's time to start pushing the smartest one in the family, Chelsea.

Woodlake in Midlothian.

Close Enough

After Being Criticized For His Silence, Gov. Cuomo Says He Will Visit Site Of Harlem Explosion

An Open Letter To Evangelical Supporters Of Israel

In Memoriam thread

FBI Ordered to Justify Shielding of Records Sought About Alleged ‘Occupy’ Sniper Plot

"The Original Koch Brothers Campaign"

Welcome Crimea! RT's Peter Levelle with Panel Discusses

Name the band.

It's a good thing her and McCain aren't in the White House...

Heard what's been going on in Georgia lately? We are about to become the new "Florida"

The votes are all in for the Winter Seasonal


World War One weapon explodes, killing two

Why Won't The Army Stop The Theft Of Palestinian Trees?

Report: Russia now stoking Bosnian Serb separatism

Jonny Depp's simple economic plan....

Exclusive: ES&S iVotronic Touch-Screen Voting Systems Now For Sale on eBay!

Affordable Health Care - Just Stop.

Debunking Teabagger myths about the President: A crib sheet.

The Voluntarism Fantasy

Attorney General to State Police: Stop photographing protesters at Chris Christie town halls

Proof that EVIL incarnate does exist: (warning - remove the weak and small children)

Does anyone remember Reagan bombing a little island called Grenada

Climate denier Inhofe eyes EPW gavel

I now have three pieces on Consignment!

New poll finds Quebec Liberals in the lead with 37-per-cent support, PQ at 32

I didn't mean to.

Wisconsin Republican Legislator Tears Into His Own Party For Voter Suppression

Missing Malaysia Airlines plane lacked $US10 upgrade that could have provided crucial satellite data

Pictures with words written on them, generally speaking...

I was planning on starting an interesting provocative thread....

some women from du and i met up in colorado springs. every door we come to, we go into a giggle.

Republicans Against Democracy

You know you want to post this in half the threads you read.

Can I move pix from Flickr to FaceBook?

just watched the trailer for "Amazing America"

Central African Republic: 'Massive scale ethnic cleansing'

The Law That Makes It Illegal to Report on Animal Cruelty

Man Arrested; Guns And Drugs Found In Sunnyside, Queens Bust

And here I thought Yoshi was a great hairy beastie (pic heavy)

'Encouraging' suicide allowed by US constitution, says Minnesota Supreme Court

The Virginia side of the spill-- McAuliffe: Duke expected to pony up for coal ash spill