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Archives: August 11, 2014

Well, it's a marvelous night for a moon dance. Anyone joining in, tonight?

OK, so let's review ...

The Real Right To Life: Venezuela Expands Benefits for Elderly while the U.S. Pepper-Sprays Them.

The Private Lives of George Washington's Slaves

Hillary Clinton Supports IDF Control of Judea, Samaria

Darth Vader is Coming to America

Interrupting "Big Brother" for f'n golf? I suppose we have to sit through

Report: Pacers offered to trade Roy Hibbert to Suns in exchange for Goran Dragic

Bill Self: Andrew Wiggins said he wanted trade to Wolves

Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant writes Obama, condemning attack on Gaza

Ending the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Is No Longer a Vital American Interest

(Israeli) Security Cabinet to Weigh Defining Gaza as 'Enemy Territory'

Can we have critter smilies?

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Monday, 11 August 2014

US Can’t Afford To Wage Another Cold War

Is there a coup going on in Baghdad?

What's the secret of Nixon's unpopularity?

Why you should never drunk-text a Whovian (Warning: Language)

Laser Pong

Anybody ever use supermarket bought raw salmon for sashimi? I'm tempted to try it.

Statement of Senator Patrick Leahy On The Ceasefire in Gaza

Iraqi PM to file complaint against new president

Two Dozen Rescued After Maryland Roller Coaster Malfunctions.

Koterba toon: Drones

Actor Steven Segal performs at concert organized by Russian nationalist motorcycle gang in Crimea

In Greece, Orthodox Priest Buys Inmates Their Freedom In The Midst Of Financial Crisis

Uruguay Opens Embassy In Palestine

Congratulations Rory McIlroy! He's one of the good guys, check this out:

A new weapon of the terrorists - the social media.

Dumb Criminals: British Man Arrested For Mowing His Lawn Naked

To my Deadhead friends...

Cuomo Leading State Delegation To Israel This Week

US Evangelicals cheer on Latin American culture wars

Mary Burke rejects most of Scott Walker's dramatic environmental makeover

Dispute Erupts Between Amazon and Disney

Sarah Palin Idiocy Out Of Control

Anglicans, Oriental Orthodox Churches' prepare for theological breakthrough

Front line reliable news source, direct from Erbil, Kurdistan:

"A big problem is the churches..."

Robb Johnson-Inexcusable(for the children of Gaza, and all children lost in war)

It is amazing how black men can keep their sanity despite the insanity that happens to them.

We need a war dungeon

My Own Story. Why Teachers So Desperately Need Tenure

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says photos are a misrepresentation

You know who is happy these days? Cheney

I prefer the "good old days" when theology was just story-telling (mythology) and...

A Lesbian Mother on the Discriminatory 'Inclusion Act' Endorsed by Catholic Bishops

Israel & Palestine - What are you fighting for?

Apparently there is a coup occurring in Iraq

Knowing the Enemy (And It is Not Obama) By Larry Johnson


So somebody emailed me a cell phone video in .mov format

Just who is in charge of the political process in Iraq - Iraqis or the Obama administration??

My niece is separating from her spouse

Yes, the Senate is ignoring hundreds of bills passed by the GOP House. But it’s always that way.

Just saw "Noah." *No Spoilers*

Sippy Cup says that Athiests are not marginalized

Retirement Options

I'm sorry... I've never done this before, but...

You GD rats jumped the shark with the porn shit, we are past due on a pit bull thread

Poll about Limited War.

Why does Belle Knox consider herself a feminist?

Hawaii Democratic primary too close to call

Did you see the Charlie and The Chocolate Factory 50th Anniv. Ed cover.

FULL MOON, for those wondering about today's lunacy:

What happened to "our girls" in Nigeria?

2 Grandmas fly for the very first time

'Superest' Supermoon Full Moon of 2014

53 years: the journey in images (BOG POST)

Violence breaks out near site of vigil for teen killed by police

Joe Rogan Experience #529 - Abby Martin

FERGUSON, Mo: Police Don Tear Gas Masks During Vigil For Shot Teen

Something very strange is happening in Miami

Evidence Mounts that Neonicotinoid Insecticides Harm Bees and Beneficial Insects

I just made a startling discovery; To people in New Zealand, the moon is upside down!

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant Publicly Executes Three Alawites: WARNING Graphic

HRC supports IDF control of the West Bank...essentially, the Likudnik anti-peace position.

Exxon Begins Drilling Russia's Pristine Arctic Waters

Iraq crisis: How Saudi Arabia helped Isis take over the north of the country

Do you know why you are supposed to bury a politician 100 feet down?

It's been a heavy couple of days, so...

Huge US anti-drugs program in Central America is not imminent, Biden says

If America is so "exceptional", when is our mission to Mars?

The US Has a Scary Sewage Problem: Let's Clean It Up and Jumpstart the Economy While We're at It

Siegelman trial judge (and Bush appointee) accused of assaulting his wife.

Here's Just One Example Of Where Our Suffering Infrastructure Is Costing Us $'s......

More immigrants want English classes than there are spots available.

On the Walls and the Web, A Venezuelan Art Collective Supports Socialism

Karen Lewis vs. Rahm Emanuel - February 2014

My take on Hillary Clinton's motives in breaking with Obama on foreign policy

John Oliver is doing a bit on Payday Loans - A simple way to get out from under if you're there.

Mother sues city over use of stun gun on 8-year-old

How NAFTA Unleashed the Violence in Mexico

Check the twitter feeds. Riots in St. Louis.

‘One nation, one state, one leader’ — frightening slogan at Tel Aviv protest

Immigration reform and the Cuban Adjustment Act

Immigration reform and the Cuban Adjustment Act

His DNA Was Shredded By 2 Atomic Bombs. So What Happened When He Had Kids?

Colorado birth control scheme causes drop in teen pregnancy (BBC)

I learned a few things about abusive relationships today...

Neil deGrasse Tyson - We Stopped Dreaming (VIDEO)

Brunch with Bernie - August 8, 2014

Washington Post: "Republican takeover of Senate appears more and more assured"

Getting back into Iraq could COST us the election!

Britain Unveils U.N. Containment Strategy for the Islamic State

Chile Taps Solar Thermal Energy with Latin America’s First Plant

Chile Taps Solar Thermal Energy with Latin America’s First Plant

Grooming Children for Jihad: The Islamic State

Just saw Tony Knowles' "Coffee with Lisa" ad against Measure 1-WTF?

Thom Hartmann: US Aid for Africa

Stormy Monday, 8/11/14

APNewsBreak: LA woman punched by patrolman speaks

South Africa: Chilean President Announces New Mandela Scholarships

Baroness Warsi warns Tories over attracting ethnic minorities

FAQ on Christian persecution in Iraq

Rights group slams US over Afghan civilian deaths

Natural Selection For Less Aggression Enabled Complex Societies

Violence breaks out near site of vigil for teen killed by police

How 'movie tourism' hurts American cities

Gee, what does this do?

Parliament should be recalled

More punk, less hell!

Critical Moment to Stop The TPP & Other Rigged Trade Agreements

Mideast Maelstrom: Deadly Israel op in Gaza stirs regional racial violence

US Airtrikes pound ISIS targets in IRAQ--cnn tv

Iraq: Is al-Maliki Preparing to Make a Coup?

Nightmare in Iraq

Party of Palin? Why Almost No Scientists Are Republican

Noam Chomsky: ''The Federal Reserve'' & (Mod.Repubs to New Dems.)

5 things women couldn't do in the 1960s

How Did the Suburbs Become the Zip-Code From Hell?

Did the US Err in Undertaking the ‘Battle for the Heart of the Internet’?

8 Absurdities From Inside Sarah Palin's New TV Channel Echo Chamber

Hey YOU!!!!!

Obama’s Charm Offensive in Africa

No City for Poor Men

What's Odious and Dickensian ?--4 Discriminatory Ways People Suffer Income Segregation

Finally, A Simple Plan That Can Reverse Inequality and Save America's Sinking Middle-Class


Kinder Morgan to combine its family of companies

$20.3 million sand project widens Outer Banks beach

Gaza war cease-fire holds as negotiators gather

Who's paying for the McDonnells' 20 lawyers?

Nudist runs for sherrif of Island County

Submarine North Dakota to be commissioned in Oct.

Permafrost lakes are long-term climate coolers, study says

koch bros reach out to hispanics

Nigeria reports two new Ebola infections (9 total); first suspected case in Senegal

Mexico's vaquita on brink of extinction

GA ranked among top 50 defense contractors

A question from Gaza: Am I not human enough?


Farmer suicides reflect growing desperation in rural India

Crinkle Crankle Walls

Spanish Ebola patient gets experimental drug

In Taiwan, teens protest statues honoring former ruler Chiang Kai-shek

No more cutting into the TSA PreCheck lines

"Humanitarian Emergency" Does Not Suspend the Constitution on War Powers

Air passengers may pay 8 times as much as their seatmates, study finds

Experian, TransUnion start adding rent payment data to credit profiles

DirecTV and AT&T look to take over Houston sports channel

Joe Madison: It's open season on black people

Newly insured push up health care claims in Nebraska, Iowa

For the love of all that is holy, Get Some Dem Campaign $$ to TN!!!

Another day, another downer for Giants

Tea Party’s horrifying cousin: Here comes “constitutional conservatism”

Fox News has a new Cliven Bundy — and again, the right’s new hero has some explaining to do

Left-wing U.K. Jewish groups thrive during Israel’s Gaza war

bottled water from drought stricken areas

Police want right to see medical records without consent

Why Liberals Should Back Iraq Intervention

APNewsBreak: US sending arms to Kurds in Iraq

No justice for Afghan civilians killed by US forces, says Amnesty International

First 6 Months Of 2014 By Far Hottest On Record For California; 4.6F Over Historic Average

Iraq crisis: David Cameron under pressure to recall parliament

Alabama federal judge Mark Fuller arrested in Atlanta

AI: US military justice system in 'urgent need of reform'

The reason I'm not much on Third Way Democrats is due to that every

Team exploring potential sites for missile defense facility visits Maine

USBR Study - 4% Chance Water Too Low To Generate At Glen Canyon Dam By 2018, 6% By 2019

Health warnings on alcohol bottles should be compulsory – MPs

Gov. Voldemort (R-FL) To Spend Whole 30 Minutes With Climate Scientists On August 19th

The Beatles in the news...

Corbett may refuse to re-appoint respected "open records"/freedom of info chief

Monday Toon Roundup 1- Iraq

Monday Toon Roundup 2- Rethugs

Monday Toon Roundup 3- The Rest

Tucker Carlson: More Kids Die 'In Their Bathtubs' Than From Gun Accidents

Israeli delegation arrives in Cairo for truce talks ( August 11 )

Maliki digs in as U.S. pushes for new Iraq government

Q&A: Sen. Boxer on climate change, California drought

Tea Party’s horrifying cousin: Here comes “constitutional conservatism”

Has anyone visited the anarchist utopia, Marinaleda, in Spain?

Egypt bars HRW head ahead of Rabaa killings report

Woman beaten on video by LA patrol officer: 'I thought he would kill me'

Why can't Obama just admit that a big part of our mission in Iraq is protecting Kurdistan?

The BS forecast - Conservatives suddenly very concerned about the middle class

Iraq political bloc picks PM aside from al-Maliki

Inside LA’s ‘teacher jail’: Educators are ‘broken, depressed, suicidal’


Shout out to xchrom

Cuomo’s gift to Bharara

"The Rock" forgets to thank teh god.

Gazan Doctor: Entire Families Have Vanished In Operation Protective Edge

Topless Bar turns tables on Fundy Church, pickets during Sunday services:


The war on Christians in America rages on

Rural New Yorkers could see biggest insurance hikes

'Instead of leaning in, I leaned out': why women still need feminism

I got a bill from a docor I saw two years ago. $3.00 is what they want...

Barneys to pay $525K in NY shopper-profiling probe

Judge extends moratorium of Ohio executions as debate over new 2-drug combination continues

'Sexist' music videos should be age restricted, says report

Poll: Cuomo’s Moreland-awareness gap

Here are the real faces of Honduran refugee kids.

Israeli crimes in international and humanitarian law

City buys time for Stuy Town

Bernie Sanders: 'Don't Just Anoint Hillary-I have a damn good platform to run for president in 2016'

Politico: Chuck Todd Will Probably Be The Next 'Meet The Press' Host

What would have happened if Colin Powell had resigned instead of lied to the UN and the world?

America was built on two monumental crimes.

Something dash care

This song has been going through my head for a couple of weeks now...

Kenneth Lovett: Pro-gun groups cut back on contribution to New York lawmakers since passage of SAFE

Nigeria Confirms 10 Ebola Cases (all Patrick Sawyer contacts)

WND hits a new high point in craziness...

John Smart has died

Judge and jury...

Reality TV star Josh Duggar warns conservative Christians of Obama’s gay-friendly agenda

I was just on NPR, talking about taxpayer funded political mailings.

Israel’s Fair-Weather Fans By SHMUEL ROSNER AUGUST 7, 2014

Profits Outpace Job Growth Five To One At Largest U.S. Corporations

The Music Industry Is Literally Brainwashing You to Like Bad Pop Songs

Danny Glover Joins the Battle to Save the Post Office

New York charter sector prepares for fight over limits

Easing of Ukraine tensions helps drive stocks

Bob Weir and Ratdog just cancelled....everything

Thruway Authority chairman hasn’t publicly disclosed finances

Union vote begins among 26,000 MN home health care workers

Fascinating epiphanies

Poll: Majority Says Don't Deport Children, Contra Obama And GOP

Daryl ISIS.

In 2015, it won’t matter if hackers steal your password

Ontario County sheriff discusses how NASCAR driver Tony Stewart hit, killed Kevin Ward Jr.

What the Democratic Party Does Well

I was on CT Public Radio/NPR this morning.

Ex-NBA Star Yao Ming Aims to Wean China Off Ivory and Shark Fins

My new book with Dahr Jamail, "The Mass Destruction of Iraq," is now available on Amazon

We Seem To Have Too Many Police Who Should Not Be Policeman.

How about THIS for Obama's next Executive Order? All New ARMS Purchased By The Federal Government

IPad instead of basic PC

Priest from Nineveh: 'Christianity is finished in Iraq'

Indian Cabinet Bars Adoption by Same-Sex Couples

O.K., what kind of creepy crawly spider is this? 2nd one within days, inside

America will never impose economic sanctions on Israel, but Americans can. No blood diamonds.

30 pieces of Silver: Why Hillary attacking Obama matters now!

We finally know why John McCain is invading our TV every Sunday

Scientists, how can those who are born blind SEE during NDE's?

You’re 16. You’re a Pedophile. You Don’t Want to Hurt Anyone. What Do You Do Now?

Cartoon: Press conference: "We Tortured Some Folks" - byTom Tomorrow

Hey, New Yorkers: You’re getting money

"Suck on this, Attila, you commie!!!" . . . Please come CAPTION Ted Nugent!!!!!

Here we go again, 18 yr old Black Man Michael Brown shot and killed by police

McCain: Whether he's just senile or evil (or both), he's a frecking hypocrite

App for avoiding Black Neighborhoods...crazy god damn white people

Oil and Erbil

Fabulous NY Times editorial about our changing environment

A European green light to kill, destroy and pulverize Gaza/Haaretz

Holidays and such in last part of August

The first time I met a Jew

Tensions rise as new Iraqi PM is nominated and Maliki clings to his office

Source: 'Highly unlikely' Gov. Cuomo will debate Zephyr Teachout if she remains on primary ballot

The 2nd Industrial Revolution, the Gilded Age, Laissez-Faire Capitalism & Social Darwinism

Prince William County (VA) Dems Request DOJ Investigate "atmosphere of intolerance" against Muslims

Will rising wages offset the impact of rising mortgage rates?

Child killed in accidental shooting in White County, TN

Iraq crisis: American intervention against Isis boosts Kurdish morale as President Obama launches

UPDATE 2-ExxonMobil starts drilling for oil in Russia's Arctic

Egypt: Human Rights Watch Delegation Refused Entry

Does Palin have a substance abuse problem?

Chuck Toad set to take over MTP?

Daredevil Nik Wallenda Completes Walk at Erie County Fair

Pic Of The Moment: Sarah Palin's Web TV Channel Is Off To A Smashing Start

WNC Fractivism events:

Enforcing Sharia in Raqqa: The Islamic State (Part 3)

Sanford MEC Fracking Hearing event page:

Iraq: US plans rescue mission for besieged Yazidi refugees

Barneys agrees to pay $525G to settle racial profiling allegations after civil rights review

The Men's Rights Movement and the Women Who Love It

Russian Sanctions Dim Greek Hopes for Exit From Recession

ok, a special offer for my cheesehead friends.

Job Market Tilts Toward U.S. Workers in Virtuous Cycle: Economy

Western NC Fracktivism events:

So what started this latest round of sex-industry defending threads? (HOF THREAD)

Bumper sticker:

Once again another amazing episode of "True Blood" last night **spoilers**

Too Young To Die

Don't have an aquarium? No problem, here you go!

Islamic State Uses Crucifixion in Syrian Push, Observatory Says

US to directly arm Kurdish peshmerga forces in bid to thwart Isis offensive

Scooter Libby/Plame Leak Figure, Robert Grenier Offers Questionable Pushback to Torture Report

Fake Stephen Jones interview

‘Game of Thrones’ Actor J.J. Murphy Dies Four Days into Filming Season 5

A call to arms for atheists (minus the arms)

Woodward: Nixon was driven by "hatred" & "personal revenge"

Have we done this before? "I Write Like" (famous author). Mine is Dan BROWN, ugh

Texas court rules against homeschoolers who expected rapture and stopped teaching kids

Survey: Violence, guns among top child health concerns

Customers are more forgiving when businesses identify religious affiliations, study finds

Atlantic: Invest 94L ; Pacific: Tropical Storm Genevieve, Hurricane Julio, Invest 99E

Toon: The interface needs to be so simple...

Cuba to Build 1st Catholic Church Since Revolution

East Coast and Caribbean DUers, Invest 94L, something to watch

John Oliver, Sarah Silverman Have Some Words For Payday Lenders. They Are Probably Bad Words, No?

Residential Construction in New York City Lags

Feminist website Jezebel gets deluged with rape porn gifs.

Russia: We're Sending Relief Convoy Into Eastern Ukraine

The Manning's latest rap video >>

This quote, true or false: "For the most part the slaves were not mistreated"

James O'Keefe is Getting Desperate as Hell, Part MCMXVII

NATO Sees 'High Probability' Of Russian Invasion Of Ukraine

I'm an atheist...and I can't stand "Atheist TV."

NATO Says Would Help Defend Turkey If Threatened By Islamic State

State Democrats Point To Astorino’s Federal Entanglements

Minnesota Family Council gets set to fail in boycott of Target

Turkish Activists Say New Flotilla To Challenge Israeli Gaza Blockade

‘Dark Negro’ description by cops in upstate New York town angers community

FBI Taking Over Missouri Police Shooting Of Teen

US plans for British Health Care - OMFG!

To the Christian Teacher in a Public School

Meet Haider al-Abadi, The Man Named Iraq’S New Prime Minister

Tea Party Wave Stripped Southern Black Legislators Of Power

Coakley Holds Solid Lead in Massachusetts

Solar Duck - A Giant Floating Duck That Generates Solar Power—Because, Why Not?

German Economy Backbone Bending From Lost Russia Sales

Hundreds Gather For Funeral Procession Of Brooklyn Rabbi Killed In Miami

On the Issues

Has anyone here used dental sedation?

Mayors: Spoils of recovery are going mostly to those at the top

"Reaganbook is putting freedom on the offensive?"

We must save seeds.

Teabaggers want most secure border in the world, but they don't want to pay for it

Sen. Charles Schumer Wants To Ban Powdered Alcohol

Save the Date! You’re Invited to a (WoW) Warlords World Premiere

Protesters swarm Tucson Police traffic stop

New law identifies Super PAC donors

Texas, U.S. Resume Fight Over Maps That Curb Latino Power

The root cause of the Yazidi refugees, and what we can do about it:

McCain Slams Obama: We Should Have Stayed In Iraq

For your consideration…-ballot questions for the fall.

Russia Isolation Fuels Finnish Dismay as Fallout Seen Unfair

Cop to attend wedding of baby he saved 20 years ago

"The world already has too many words!" . . . Please come CAPTION Sarah Palin!!!

Should tampons and pads be free to low income women?

Absentee ballot holders, remember the August 26th deadline

Noam Chomsky on BDS and How the Israeli Occupation is "Much Worse Than Apartheid"

Colombian human rights committee pleads for bilateral ceasefire after new alleged ‘false positive’

James O'Keefe is still a clown

The Pentagon is preparing for societal collapse due to Climate Change

Don’t Let Your Children Grow Up to Be Farmers

Colombia govt imposes penalty for ‘squandering water’

So it appears Hillary is going to run to the right of Obama in 2016

Why US and Israel wants to ban this video...

(Future Meet the Press host) Chuck Todd: It's Not Media's Job To Correct GOP's Obamacare Falsehoods

James O'KEEFE. That's it, that's the whole punch line: "James O'KEEFE."

Water Restrictions Imposed After Mining Spill Turns Mexico River Orange

Water Restrictions Imposed After Mining Spill Turns Mexico River Orange

What makes a candidate "unelectable"?

Mistakes Progressives Make In Framing The Economic Debate - Stephanie Kelton Discusses

Discovered these guys this morning,

Some People Just Get It

It’s Time to Stop Beautifying Violence Against Women for Fashion

SEE IT: 'Dust devil' forms over ball field in Brooklyn's McCarren Park

Candy Crowley Explains Why You'll Never Get John McCain Off Your TV

Who Counts as a Refugee in US Immigration Policy—and Who Doesn’t

Who Counts as a Refugee in US Immigration Policy—and Who Doesn’t

Huckabee Clarifies He 'Never' Said Obama Should Be Impeached

My wife asked me to mow the lawn and do some housework--- I said NO!

Rumor has it that Sibley is going to a second printing

ReaganBook Founder Calls For Boycott Of Target Over Gay Marriage

Christian talker: ‘Marxist’ Lincoln enslaved us all by ending Southern slavery

"...and was about to enter a local college,..."

Sign for nun removed; some found it depressing

Egypt Burns Books It Says Promote Violence, Brotherhood Ideas

Terrestrial animal biomass then and now

The Rude Pundit: Against Intervention, Yet For Killing the Fuck Out of ISIS

Youtube film maker receives death threats and harrassment for videos showing Venezuela prison life

US Postal Service loses $2B this spring

Finally: a Monday that doesn't make me want to try to tunnel out of the clinic.

Schumer Mocks Other Cities as Brooklyn Vies for Convention

A dog's life...

Why do Repugs claim that President Obama should have kept US troops in Iraq? Because ...

Canadian court: US can extradite terror suspect

Cuban-style pork tenderloin

A funny thing happened on the way to the GOP's deification of Putin: While Syrians were busy

"Conscience for hire!" . . . Please come CAPTION Fox's Tucker Carlson.

The One Percenter Douche du Jour Award goes to Corporate Lawyer John Carley

High Court: Police need ‘reasonable suspicion’ to frisk for guns

60 witnesses,videos,pics,hospital report to police..Judge Dismisses Sexual Assault Against Homer Men

Wikileaks: Ban Ki-Moon Worked with Israel to Undermine UN Report

Chris Hayes and Barney Frank call out McCain over Iraq

Teachout Survives Cuomo’s Ballot Challenge

Obama gets 'Ice Bucket Challenge' from Kennedy family ****BOG Post****

Report: Middle Class Running Dangerously Low On Things To Be Squeezed Out Of

August 11: On this day in Jewish, feminist and union history

Ring of Fire: Palin TV - Just As Stupid As You'd Expect

U.N. Names Gaza War Crimes Panel

(Satire) 8 more unarmed teens still at large

Stargazers Have Another Chance To Watch Perseid Meteor Shower Tonight

What's for Dinner, Mon., Aug. 11, 2014

At 73, Man Finally Gets Diploma Denied For Defying Segregation

Pat Robertson discusses plan to impeach Obama over Iraq: ‘Intervene, Lord! Send the angels!’

Islamic State fighters defiant after U.S. airstrikes

Charles Koch’s Plan To Fix Economy: Destroy Minimum Wage & ‘Addictive’ Welfare

The Future Of America's Nuns Could Be Decided At Leadership Conference Of Women Religious Assembly

Christian talker: ‘Marxist’ Lincoln enslaved us all by ending Southern slavery

Imagine a scale with which to judge Religion.

Mayors From 30 US Cities Join De Blasio In Vow To Fight Income Inequality

French TV Shows More Evidence of Hamas Hiding Behind Civilians

Son (Sun) of God "born" on Dec 25th EVERY YEAR.

Obama To Deliver Statement On Iraq Monday At 4:45 PM

Study Finds Commercial Organic Farms Have Better Fruit and Soil

Tea Party’s horrifying cousin: Here comes “constitutional conservatism”

Court Allows Cuomo Opponent Zephyr Teachout To Run In Primary


Will there come a point at which a politician doesn't need to spend the most money,

Gov. Cuomo got $100,000 from developer, then signed law giving it big tax breaks

Finding better ways to fight superweeds

Steubenville rapist is back on the football team

Posting porn in comments on feminist articles is a misogynistic attack.

*** Posts sign outside the Ye Olde DU Desserts Shoppee *** New Menu....

U.S. strikes (15 so far) have slowed Iraq militants but not weakened them: Pentagon

Travel’s Photo Feed

Hillary’s overlooked ’16 worry: Will she write off the anti-interventionist left again?

I can't believe I have to say it. You can have prostitution be legal, but not child prostitution.

GNB repressing Sidor Union protesters, shooting at protesters

Karl Rove: Hillary Wants To Be 'The Goldilocks Of Foreign Policy'

Rep. Jim Clyburn: If GOP Keeps The House, 'Obama Will Be Impeached'

Beware of Bitcoin, US consumer agency warns

A different sort of "Trigger" warning - my latest Mixcloud project

The Independent: If the Nobel Peace Prize can be handed to Obama, why not hand it to the IDF?

Whenever teabaggers point out violent passages from the Koran...

Photo of a 4chan post goes for $90,000 on eBay. Is this art, a joke or an indictment?

UN names Gaza probe panel, headed by harsh Israel critic/ Haaretz

At the age of 41 I just got my first bee sting.

Not a great pic but I loved the view, SuperMoon ending and reflecting on the river,

Judge Ends Marriage Equality's Undefeated Streak Since SCOTUS Ruling

Justice Roberts Who Unleashed Unlimited Political Spending Decries Partisanship

Today’s USA Today: “When It’s Our Money and Blood, It’s Our Decision.”

who raises their daughter to be a prostitute?

Post here: Favorite Animated Movie Voiceovers...

Missionaries who had contact with Ebola returning to Charlotte, NC

Grilled Skirt Steak With Herbs video

Testimony: Ex-Va. governor received other loans

Market Basket storefront in Hudson, MA. lmao

Gov. Andrew Cuomo signs bill targeting tiger selfies

The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights...

State teachers union files suit over school finance bill

Do you pay attention to who recommends threads?

Director of operations Mayville: use of ground troops in Iraq too "speculative"

Study: White people support harsher criminal laws if they think more black people arrested

This Is Why We're Mad About the Shooting of Mike Brown

Favorite use of a Waylon Jennings song in a Nike ad?

Dog In Hot Car: Distressed Animal Helped By Witness, Police, And Wrecker Driver In Texas

Michael Brown's family lawyer just invoked the name of gun rights' poster boy, George Zimmerman.

Songs that your kids make you listen to

Judge from Siegelman Case Granted Bond

Corbett slashes (his own) Ready to Succeed grants program.

Cops never have the right to gun down a fleeing unarmed man

Victory: Fish & Wildlife Service To Stop Use Of GMO’s

Colombia ‘peace talks hacker’ seeks plea bargain for reduced sentence

On Moreland, Gillibrand Won’t Defend Cuomo

Jury + locked thread

Bolivia deports Argentine 'Dirty War' officer Paez

Luckovich's latest...

What really drives change: lawsuits.

Primary Advice Morrison County 7th District Needed

Girl Pitches Shutout to Lead Team to Little League World Series

Search warrant targets Frances Libous, wife of G.O.P. senator

6 Most Humiliating Failures By Celebrity Psychics

Amy Goodman Interviews Noam Chomsky for Part II ...ISRAEL/GAZA....

I would have booted her out too.

The Horror! Evangelical Protestants are beheading Jehovah's Witnesses?

Pres. Obama Pledges Support for a New Iraqi Leader (my own view fwiw)

Time to clean your screen

Cuomo Campaign To Appeal Teachout Ruling

Walker campaign hiding the people in his latest ad...

Posting porn to any website or comments section other than a dedicated porn site is an attack.

Not a really big deal photo - but a cute story

Can someone explain what happened with the Iraqi Government (I've been raveling)

Geek Feminsim dot Org for anyone interested.

Is Anyone Here Interested In Seeing Joe Biden Run For POTUS?

Question about pet care in Houston (particularly anything close to MD Anderson Center)

Teens discover the hardway that their votes don't count Re: Teen Awards.

The most liberal and conservative big cities in America, in one chart

The Walking Dead - how Season 4 was supposed to end

WTF ...84

Will Chuck Toad have to dance with Karl Rove as part of the MTP interview process?

Chemical used by Colgate Total toothpaste to fight off gum disease is linked to cancer

This Bus May Be Coming To Fight Abortion Restrictions In Your Town

Israel’s new lawyer: Hillary Clinton

Obama Answers Republican Calls To Return To War In Iraq With A Resounding No

Actor, comedian Robin Williams dies at 63

Lower-paying jobs dominate economic recovery, study finds

Healthy U.S. man in Africa dies after being denied re-entry due to Ebola outbreak

people suck

Marin County Sheriff's Office Investigating Death of Actor Robin Williams

Robin Williams just died

Obama Praises Selection of Iraqi PM-designate

BREAKING: NBC4 in Washington is reporting that Robin Williams is dead.

The Men's Rights Movement and the Women Who Love It

OMG Robin Williams has passed away

Sad day if the Reports of Robin Williams' passing are true.

Robin Willams on 'Golf' - one of his best (RIP)

I seriously need some aggressive cat advice from some of the resident DU cat experts!!

Silent Thread for Robin Williams

O Captain, My Captain

President Obama's great uncle Charles Payne, World War II veteran, has died

Gooooood Morning Vietnam!

I saw Robin Williams perform in a small San Fran club several years ago....

If you've ever been depressed you "understand" the thought of suicide.

Memo to Hillary (and POTUS) : What happens when you arm sort-of allies who then turn into opponents:

Robin Williams on golf:

I think your suicide hotline number link on the TOS page is broken

I don't understand.

Toronto's dipsh*t mayor gets email threatening to blowup City Hall unless he & idiot bro resign BUT

Navy christens ship after ‘first lesbian astronaut’ Sally Ride

To Robin Williams (warning, possible offensive langauge)

Hollywood execs may blacklist Cruz, Bardem for accusing Israel of 'genocide'

The Right to Resist: How Will YOU Fight Police Brutality?

News coverage of the Michael Brown shooting: headlines matter

Mozzilla V32 Anyone Notice

Chatroom rape fantasies woman jailed for six years

Today I had lunch with a true renissance man, Dean Mosher.

Jonathan Winters and Robin Williams.

Inside President Obama's Push for Regime Change in Iraq

Robin Williams on Actors Studio

Robin Williams on Dubya, McCain, Palin

Who the IRS Really Targeted (Yes, Cons were lying about it)

"We loved him. We just plain loved him."

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