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Archives: March 23, 2014

I don't think they'll ever find Flight 370.

This is What Censorship Looks Like: NYT Pakistan Edition

"The real goal of all those anti-Obamacare ads"

How anti-gay Christians evangelize hate abroad

Yay, Obamacare!

3 more deaths in Venezuela as both sides march

"Lawyers For 2 Ex-Christie Aides Call For Immunity" by AP

Who were you in your past life?

Workers prepare return to New Mexico nuke dump

Commemorating the 140,000 Syrian Deaths

Video of Nun Singing Alicia Keys' No One; The Voice Italy Audition

Turkey Moves To Block Twitter At The IP Level

GOP candidate for governor is a registered sex offender

Why More U.S. Cities Need to Embrace Bus-Rapid Transit

Alabama Supreme Court upholds decision to toss 'birther' lawsuit, Chief Justice Roy Moore dissents

CA GOP candidate for governor is a registered sex offender, committed manslaughter

Would you support a carbon tax?

30 Seconds of Total Cuteness:Watch Baby Wake Up to Bruno Mars

Limbaugh says "We already have a Women's Museum..."

MasterCard Investigates Report Of California DMV Data Breach

"Republicans Versus an Informed Public"

California governor's race candidate has record including sex crimes and manslaughter...

Why I became an "Obamabot"

I'm getting to be an old man now, but I still get really fucking angry at times.

Anyone here watch Doc Martin? I love that show! Watch it on Netflix and on PBS tonight!

What Zodiac Sign SHOULD You Be?

RAINN Denounces, Doesn't Understand the Concept of "Rape Culture"

A New Wall Street Looting Scheme: Disaster Savings Accounts

Top Rick Scott Fundraiser Quits Campaign Post

A classic MFM: Anyone have big family get-togethers on Easter? Are yours good times or train wrecks?

Ten things to End Rape Culture": How to change the status quo

PHOTOS from the first Westboro Baptist Church protest since Fred Phelp's death

Durham Police bonus payments to informants could violate defendants’ rights

Untaxed Americans: The Speculators, Hustlers, and Freeloaders of Wall Street

day eight and the husband bought cigs

Right Wing Billionaires Tell People Forget Income Inequality Worship Us Instead

DU has a newbie-friendly Computer Help and Support group

The Catholic Roots of Obama’s Activism

Tax Deductions are a HUGE form of welfare, and the richest people are getting the most welfare

Champions League Quarterfinals

Charleston Council repeals handgun restrictions

I ain't saying Aliens but..

Came home to find the kitten had escaped and ran away! :(

Revealed: Apple and Google’s wage-fixing cartel involved dozens more companies, over 1m employees

No Words...

Disappearances, Dismemberment & Chop-Up Houses in Colombia (Graphic imagery)

"Working for the Owners" by Paul Krugman at the NY Times

Any golfers here?

When Friends Go Bad...

Meet the future of PC graphics: Microsoft reveals faster, console-like DirectX 12

Sexism 'holds back women teachers' (UK)

Targeting Huawei: NSA Spied on Chinese Government and Networking Firm

Kimmel Asks Ridiculously Nonsensical Question About Crimea to Random People - video

So NOW can we boycott the Sochi Winter Games?

Actually, I don't want to be a Conservative. I don't see why anyone would...

Malaysia flight MH370: China jets boost Indian Ocean hunt (Great map thanks to BBC)





Even wolves dig belly rubs

DU classic thread: Dont tutch the but

Would you let your kid watch this movie?

Maybe it's the end after all....

There should be some serious, justified Woo in this group!

Well, it's a well known fact that she's not the brightest bulb in the box...

Quake swarm rattles OK

Housing: One Chart Says it All by Mike Whitney

The Evil of the Outdoor Cat

"Clinton wants 'mass movement' on climate change"

Heads up in Washington State! Huge landslide Snohomish Co: Emergency Alert Evacuation Order

A little something for your new resting place, Fred

Davis profited from government bond work--Abbott says ethics issue at stake despite her disclosures


It's an ELP type of night

Guinea confirms fever is Ebola, has killed up to 59

Texas' political winds blowing against Tesla's business model

An unnamed government source reports the President of China is involved in an illicit sexual affair.

Rejection slip from Longview gig has Nugent hot as a firecracker


District 19's Prodigal Son Returns (Rep. Randy Neguebauer)

The Political Cocktail Democrats Should Be Serving Up In 2014:

Rep. Blake Farenthold: It's OK to negotiate, but don't cave on core values

My friends, I was wrong.

Valley inventor markets his unique, healthy snack as cultural envoy from Mexico to the U.S.


Solar Usage Shattering Records in California as New Capacity Comes On-Line

This dog killing piece of shiat cop needs a prison cell!

Gold Mining Company Wages $301 Million Lawsuit Against El Salvador

People over 50 take note - I just had emergency eye surgery


France Stands Up to Monsanto, Bans Seed Giant’s GMO Corn

This is so laughable I'm in tears...

Muppets Most Wanted - Good, Bad, & Ugly

Is US espionage against China unconstitutional?

Idaho Lawmakers Green-Light Legislation to 'Wipe Out' Wolves

Corporate Welfare and the Minimum Wage

Voting for Dems shouldn't be "a defensive crouch to prevent the insane sociopaths from taking over."

Security software just a Band-Aid for Windows XP machines

First time I've done this but I would love positive vibe or prayers or white light sent to my mother

This site was started to fight those in power

Some nature shots I took recently

NSA dream gift.................

Cable companies. Some good, some bad.

some President Obama pics DIAL UP WARNING

With Hippocratic Oath, Doctors Pledge Allegiance to Patients, Not Profits

Fossil Fuel Giants Guzzling World's Water as Poor Go Thirsty: UN

Rage Against the Republican Machine

What is the unconditional mathematical expected duration of a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing?

opened my mouth when i shouldn't have (and maybe i'm off base in my perceptions)


Yep, sounds about right...

Florida man drinks $80 worth of shots, set fire to trash can, punches people, gets arrested

A&M research: Monarch butterfly population may hit historic low

Judge finds midshipman not guilty in Naval Academy sex assault case

Wooden pallet with strapping belts found Saturday in MH370 search is common in airline and shipping

Mccain, Romney, Cheney are the only

People over 50 (and under) take note - I just had emergency eye surgery (crosspost from GD)

May you wake up this happy every morning.

Guest Lineups For The Sunday News Shows (Frm. Pres. Carter Interview MTP)

Cruz appeals to several factions within GOP on Iowa trip

Cruz appeals to several factions within GOP on Iowa trip

I just had emergency eye surgery (crosspost from GD and Health)

Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown Season 3 Premiers April 13th

Garland doctor gets prison, must pay nearly $10 million in restitution for Medicare fraud

Police Keep Quiet About Cell-Tracking Technology

I Know Those Restaurant Rescue Shows are Fake but..

Shale Gas: The View from Russia

School backs down and allows student to bring "My Little Pony" backpack

Petitioning Ardmore Police Department: Justice for Cali

How change happens: What Judge Friedman learned about gay families from a lesbian law clerk

Civics: 2014

He Ain't No Hero...

10 Lunacies From the Right-Wing Fringe This Week: Women Want Malls, Not Equal Pay Edition

Why Won't You Love Me?

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

10 Insane History Lessons that Private, Religious Voucher Schools Are Teaching America’s Kids

NSA infiltrates servers of Chinese telecommunications giant

Key Ukraine airbase overrun as Russian troops march deeper into Crimea

The climate change deniers have won

Three killed by a landslide in US state of Washington

2014 Spiral Stakes (Derby Prep)

The National Consensus to End Wealth Inequality Builds

Exile: Sarah Harrison On Paying The Price For Helping Edward Snowden

Girl spent months harboring secret, fearing she would be sent away again.

What troubles me most about a Hillary Clinton Presidency, is foreign policy

Scotland's Vikings go own way in independence vote.

Los Angeles Times’ Jason Felch Firing: 8 Awkward Questions

Businesses owned by their employees outperform their competitors on employment, sales, productivity

Georgian prosecutors summon ex-president Saakashvili for questioning.

Pug Photobombs Two Women, Internet Responds In The Perfect Way

Malaysia says French satellite images show possible debris from missing flight

Massachusetts parents face nation's highest child care cost

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Gulf Of Linoleum Edition

Economic Prosperity and Economic Democracy: The Worker Co-Op Solution

14 Disturbing Stats About Racial Inequality in American Public Schools

Caricature and the Christie Comedy Bonanza

Black Pathology and the Closing of the Progressive Mind


ABC: Bush’s Neocon Spokesman for Illegal US Occupation of Iraq Slams Russia for Crimea

Saudi Arabia Again Fails Human Rights 101 (UNHRC)

To cure thrush

To cure whooping cough

Targeting Huawei: NSA Spied on Chinese Government and Networking Firm

China, Crimea and Pashtunistan

Reaganomics is a cancer, and we've reached its terminal stage

Ancient Clam Gardens Increased Shellfish Production: Strategies from Past Can Inform Foorm Food Se

Recent study.

We're Eating WHAT? Government Cuts Back Meat Inspectors as Food Risks Increase

Target the ring leaders to defeat poaching


Craigslist - Participation Thread -

Rural Appalachia Helps Some Women Save For Retirement

Major Media "Rallies"ť In New York To Urge Press Freedom From Government Spies and Protection for

the supreme court farm team

Women's Institute For A Secure Retirement

This Statistic Should Shut Down Any Talk of Cutting Social Security

On matters foreign policy

Inside the NSA’s Secret Efforts to Hunt and Hack System Administrators

The Hope Diet: Would the Tea Party fall for this?

Would the right-wing be praising Putin if he had brown skin?

Charge of the Right Brigade: Ukraine and the Dynamics of Capitalist Insurrection

Woman goes into coma during wisdom teeth removal

Wind industry flies high; airborne turbine set for testing in Alaska

Hillary Clinton says she’s weighing 2016 campaign

Tennessee plans executions in secret

Is gay porn the new indie film?

(AK) Tim Bradner: State grapples with tax law reform

Scalia loves him some Security State

Tennessee plans executions in secret

Abandoned Pit Bull Learns To Love Again, Reminds Us Of The Power Of Forgiveness

Fossil Fuel Giants Guzzling World's Water as Poor Go Thirsty: UN

TV or not TV? I have been TV-less since local cable went totally digital

What's for Dinner ~ Sunday ~ March 23rd

State issues insistent order about leaky Hanford tank

Marijuana industry finds unlikely new allies in conservatives

If Google was a guy Part 2 (Warning: Language)

Dying Lake Urmia reflects a broader problem in Iran

FBI Held "Strategy Meeting" with TransCanada ( The Investigative Fund )

Thailand court scraps election results, extending political gridlock


God Bless the World - Not Just Us.

Professor Who Teaches Israel-Palestine Conflict Accuses College of Violating His Academic Freedom

Small surgery team from Carson filled in as big hospitals leave Afghanistan

Israeli forces kill four Palestinians in West Bank shootout

A big, cold glass of water...

Turkey shoots down Syrian military jet

A New Wall Street Looting Scheme: Disaster Savings Accounts

ABC's This Week actually quotes The Onion

It's Sunday Morning Dance Time!

hey, i am participating in a tomato research project

How Would Buddha Organize Our Cutthroat Modern Economy?

Writing a budget might divide House Republicans

Colleges struggle with turning veterans into graduates

Toon: Redistricting

The End of Jobs?

CBS Mitt Romney? Wasn't McCain available?

Farragut, TN high school student Kenneth Ye schools the school board

Harrowing story of a 17th century battered wife uncovered in 1684 pamphlet

KRUGMAN: GOP Favoring Wealth Over Work: "Consider, as Exhibit A, The BUSH TAX CUTS"

NY Times: The Catholic Roots of Obama’s Activism

That Sucking Sound? It’s The 73 Billion-Dollar Corporate Robbery of The States

The American dream vs the Fracking "boom"

White House withholds thousands of documents from Senate CIA probe, despite vows of help

Maryland: Purple Line receives federal environmental approval, allowing condemnations to begin

Mittens is on CBS this morning, talking about Russia......

Koch Brothers Are Destroying Democracy In America

Robert Reich Calls "Baloney" on Koch-Apologist Who Claims That Unions Funnel More $$$ Into Politics

Statement by the President on the Fourth Anniversary of the Affordable Care Act

Danville, VA; Water's Safe To Drink, Say Leaders; Meanwhile, Good Luck W. Economic Development, Jobs

Good Sunday Morning Napkinz - you rock


Nate Silver: GOP favored to win Senate

Bold Leadership! AK GOP Senator - Just Build Coal Plant, Ignore All Federal Laws, Regulations

Highly relevant wisdom from presidents past...

Detroit Free Press: What Judge Friedman learned about gay families from a lesbian law clerk

Lies, lies, and more damn lies...

Evangelicals Still Don’t Know What to Do With the Big Bang

Paul Krugman: The Crime of 2010

IPCC Working Group II - Australia Is Going To Continue To Get Hotter For Forseeable Future

How do I find the In Memorium Group?

DU Members, please read: The Lost Art of the Unsent Angry Letter

For Antigay Church, Losing Its Cause Before Its Founder

Kalamazoo quietly emerging as a literary hot spot

Tarnished Silver (Nate Silver) by Paul Krugman

ND Gas Flaring Doubles Since 2011; In 2012 Alone Totalled 2.5 Million Tons Of CO2

Religious Freedom, or a License to Discriminate? (Gene Robinson)

W. About 1 Week Left In California Rainy Season, Drought Locked In, May Well Grow Worse

The public option: how many of us remember when and why it died?

1 Coastal Massachusetts House, At Least Nine Rebuildings/Repairs, All Paid W. Taxpayer Dollars

Nature - Warming Speeds Up Methane Releases From Freshwater Habitats

Smart Car

Photographer Brings The Wildest Dreams Of Children With Health Conditions To Life

Sydney Heatwave Hits Record Duration, Record 80% Of Queensland In Some Stage Of Drought

Luckovich gives Phelps Hell...

Nate just said the republicans

Here's what Skinner said about finding the "In Memoriam" Page:

The comment section in this article is eye-opening... Dems have a huge opportunity.

Going Up! A Bridge Makes Way for Bigger Ships....

NC Regulators Formally Ask Judge To Pull $99,000 Ash Waste Settlement W. Duke Energy

Here we go again.

If one thing that the world has learned from flight 370

A rare look (and listen!) into some background of "The Freedom Toast" political satire project

Roger Whittaker - Finnish Whistler

"Put them back in your pants, gentlemen.

Blow By Blow: A Comprehensive Timeline Of The GOP’s 4-Year Battle To Kill Obamacare

Are any of you familiar with The Mortal Instruments?

"A Ukrainian Activist Recalls Having Been Tortured" (Le Monde, in French)

This Is What 80 Looks Like to Gloria Steinem!

What are you reading the week of March 23, 2014?

Ant Warriors - Free to Play Flash Game

Global warming means food, water shortages warns UN report

today in women's herstory--23 march

Latest cost estimate for Hanford cleanup tops $100 billion

Prepare the Russian Invasion of France

"Lawzy, we got to have a doctor. I don't know nothin' 'bout birthin' babies."

Flushing your toilet seat liner

Global warming to hit Asia hardest, warns new report on climate change

Global warming reaches Tibet; extreme weather on plateau

A class war culmination after the euro-elections

Creationists demand equal airtime on Neil deGrasse Tyson’s ‘Cosmos’ to provide ‘balance’

Bart Ehrman Writes About Atheist Critics of His Book "Did Jesus Exist?"

Ex-workers at Gunler say paychecks bounced; lot empty at company that got deals to locate in Bryan

Overnight shooting at IHOP in Abilene, one person injured

If the contraceptive mandate passes, it will ruin a core U.S. ideology

Jewish, Muslim leaders: Danish minister '(puts) animal rights before religious rights'

poll on your political ideology

Florida Man Arrested for Car Dealership Burglary: Left ID at Scene, Posted Pics of Stolen Keys......

Scotch Tape Selfies!

What we have learned: There's a lot of 70 foot long wads of refuse in the ocean

Pope Francis Names His Anti-Abuse Team

10th Annual HIV in West Virginia- Stonewall Conference Center

Take Heart In The Northeast....

Cat vs Dog: Epic Tail Chaser

TCM Schedule for Tuesday, March 25: Carson on TCM

Pot and Politicians

AIDS and Infectious Disease Conferences: Non-Federal, 2014

Pets Add Life Outtakes

At least we discuss.

Students Athletes suing NCAA: want to "negotiate their worth"

Is he or isn't he... What is your pet theory?

TCM Schedule for Wednesday, March 26: Star of the Month: Mary Astor

Rmoney thinks Obama was naive about Russia.

He knows it.

The Hope Diet: Would the Tea Party fall for this?

What am I?

House intelligence chair says Edward Snowden backs Russian expansionism

Election monitors leave Afghanistan after Kabul hotel attack

Here's what I've decided about 2014.

Carpe Diem

Snowden changed the narrative.

FEC letter to Dewhurst notes overdrawn campaign account of more than $17K

Venezuela police facing murder probe: attorney general

Do We Really Know That Cats Kill By The Billions? Not So Fast

Hospital for victims of FGM stands idle

50th anniversary of the Big One

Ladies: Here's 50 Things You MUST Know to Keep a Man

Girls in gangs leading desperate lives, says UK report

Meteorology: love it, hate it, meh, other ?

sincere question about public campaigning for socialist progressives

Need advice on my 15 yr old wants to spend a bunch of $$$ tests

Virginia lawmaker uses "tar baby" in speech about Medicaid debate

The Lounge Spring Lecture Series is back!

French Socialists face local vote amid record unpopularity

Justin Bieber Compares Himself To James Dean!

Ukrainian Banksy (pics)

10 Insane History Lessons that Private, Religious Voucher Schools Are Teaching America’s Kids

Thank you all for your kindness and sympathies last week when my grandmother past. I apologies for

Under Putin, A Fantasy Inside a Delusion Wrapped in a Tissue of Lies

The real front in US-Russia 'Cold War'? Nuclear power

Ted Nugent's Jailbait Problem

GD: " The sky is blue "

'Homeland' Actor James Rebhorn Dead at 65

Failed Expectations

Do I try and repair my wife's relationship with her mother or just leave it.

Changes in overtime pay rules could have 'big effect on employers,' especially in Midwest

Yesterday vs Today

The internet, politics, and government

Jimmy Carter Is Pretty Sure The NSA Is Spying On His Email

Jimmy Carter believes the NSA monitors his e-mails

San Antonio suburb of Von Ormy goes ‘zero tax, zero fee’ to recruit business, provide services

President Obama Takes A Big Risk And Scores A Big Win For Democracy-And No One Gives a damn...

Russian troops poised to 'run' into Moldova, Nato commander warns

Most parliamentary systems have extreme parties

We don't hate, we're Christians...

IMO, Chelsea Clinton would have a better voter turnout than Hillary against Mitt.

Wow --- Red (KOCH) Head Lady: "I LIVE HERE - Obamacare IS Working"

Box Of Rain

I just bought Perfect Photo Suite 8

CNN: Breaking News ;) UPDATE: Breaking News Banner back up

While America Spars Over Keystone XL, A Vast Network Of Pipelines Is Quietly Being Approved

Nate Silver's Now Talking of Slight GOP Win in November 2014

This Should Disqualify You For Higher Office

Secular Talk: Retirement Is Becoming A 1% Privilege

Thanks to all of you who have helped me in some way after Mousie.


Anita: Still Speaking Truth to Power

New Report Reveals U.S. Fisheries Killing Thousands of Protected and Endangered Species

The Walking Dead 4.15 - "Us" - (Spoiler Alert)

I need a good website for designing an invitation.

Nigerian 'baby farm' raided – 32 pregnant girls rescued

Anti-War, Anti-Putin, Pro-Democracy protests in Russia.

Life is a Crashing Plane, Peter Hammill's "Flight"

One dead, 3 wounded in shooting at Arlington bar parking lot

Bobby Kennedy. We can yet fight back.

Do MIRTs have access to personal information of members?


Review: “Not Cool: The Hipster Elite and Their War on You” by Greg Gutfeld

Fascinating video of one days worth of European commercial air traffic.

Can I rub this one in, please?

Obama family portrait


BREAKING:Police report armed and dangerous person on or near UNC campus

Remember the October 1972 air plane crash in the Andes?

Some good news for a change

"Where's the Kaboom? There was supposed to be an earth shattering Kaboom?"

Left Behind

Wave of Appeals Expected to Turn the Tide on Same-Sex Marriage Bans

Sorting OP's in My Posts

Anyone have experience with language schools in Italy?

NOAA is predicting a big storm to hit southern New England mid week

Fake livers could save countless animals from being condemned to death!

Ladies and Gentelmen,The Man In Black!

Video showing the difference in F1 noise levels from last year to this;

Nate Silver's new Senate forecast could terrify Democrats into action


Ukrainian Foreign Minister: Chance of War with Russia ‘Growing’ After Troop Movements

I am an unusual DUer...

What Star Sign Are You Actually?

"Where are the positive stories about Obamacare?"


Creationists Demand Airtime On Neil deGrasse Tyson's 'Cosmos'

105K Acre-Feet Of Water Starts Moving Today From Morelos Dam To Colorado Delta In Ecological Flow

Massive People's "March for Dignity" in Spain has a Global Connection We Can Learn From Here in USA

Book recommendations?

RT: BBC News Caught Staging FAKE Chemical Attack In Syria!

Why are retired colonels one of the right wing's favorite mouthpieces?

Couldn't resist ;)

FYI: Disney's Frozen is Lesbian Propaganda.

***look what I got in the mail the other day ***** free free free, except for $2 shipping

Nigeria's President, Pope Francis discuss same-sex marriage

Mitt, WHY do you HATE America?

What are you listening to right now, musically ?

The Catholic hierarchy isn't as dumb as they appear.

Sometimes I Wonder Why I Do This - The David Sparks Show Podcast

Pittsburgh: Remembering Thor, the stolen Siberian Husky

High Arsenic, Chromium Soil Levels At Power Plant, Leaky Coal Waste Ponds - Duke "Stewardship" In SC

Can someone PLEASE tell me who Stanford played today??

Fox idiot encourages young people not to sign up for ACA

Michelle Obama Praised For Style, Warmth In China

39-Year Study Shows Rocky Mountain Wildflower Season 35 Days Longer Since 1970s

Restoring Bison, Resisting Drought On Pine Ridge Reservation - Al Jazeera

Santa Clara County considers adding e-cigarettes to smoking laws

Please GOP, think of the children, and just stop this.

Sandra Fluke discusses the Supreme Court’s upcoming health care challenge involving contraception

Who’s Buying our Midterm Elections? ( Bill Moyers )

Oil Spill in Texas

Democrats have votes to release CIA report

bzzz, Hillary Clinton caught my attention

In a few days all the speculators will crawl back into their holes

2014 Platform of the CA Democratic Party

Abstract from scholarly article...cats in Britain est to kill ~92 million

Published on Dec 1, 2012: Dog Reunited With Owner After 7 Years

Loves his Soldier, But STILL gives him a talking to for being gone!

Suffer the Poor: Shameful, Cowardly European Art

Have you ever?

US NSA spies on China telcoms giant Huawei

Stop for a wondrous moment of joy - flash mob in Hong Kong

I'm coming out of hibernation...maybe temporarily, maybe on a more permanent basis.

Looking for the name of a song from the 60s.

Could we have the in Memoriam post

Scientists are finding that it’s quite common for an individual to have multiple genomes

Dogs reacting to magic/sleight of hand

When's the last time you've heard of a disease that's been cured?

Bolivia's national satellite passes testing period

Charlie Crist has got to save Florida from itself and Rick Scott

What's the cheapest electronic/digital piano with touch-sensitive keys ?

Santa Clara County Housing Authority to consider dialing back Section 8 voucher program

Obamacare: Asian-Americans sign up in droves; Latinos disproportionately stay away