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Archives: August 18, 2014

Pakistan’s interfaith couples brave all threats for forbidden love

Captain Ron Johnson Speaks at Michael Brown Jr.’s Memorial | “I am You”

Why Halloween is So Important.

That settles that.

Sainsbury's strips kosher food from its shelves over fear of attacks by anti-Israeli protesters

20,000 march in Kolkata in show of support for Israel

Why do we take the bait?

WTF ...94

Back into Iraq, Again

Large Protest in Support of Darren Wilson Policed by Five Cops on Bikes

A letter to work....

Kevin Ryan : On Why NIST's 9/11 WTC Reports are False and Unscientific

To Terrify and Occupy: How the Excessive Militarization of the Police is Turning Cops Into .........

100 plus healthy Tuxedo cats dropped off at Marin Co.(Northern California) Shelter in 4 months

long island medium coming up next on tlc

Presidents wth no living direct descendants

Breaking: Rick Perry's booking photo (mugshot) released

Two cops shot in Charlotte

FYI, Lindsay Lohan is a drug addict. She shoplifted a necklace and got into car crashes.

If bullshit from the Internet was true...(pic heavy)

it does matter if the police lie.

Is this what is happening in Ferguson? Are the police now standing their ground?

'Frank words, difficult talks' on Ukraine yield limited progress in Berlin

Demonstrations in Ferguson

I'm in Manchester

Hamas, Islamic Jihad leaders see Egyptian proposal as defeat

Israel: Court permits right-wing protest near Muslim-Jewish wedding

Colorful former Pittsburgh Mayor Sophie Masloff died this morning

South African Jewry erupts over Palestinian keffiyeh

Court to allow anti-Arab protest outside Jewish-Palestinian wedding

Brunch with Bernie - August 15, 2014

A tribute to David Gregory and his impeccable integrity

Crowd Shouts 'Death to the Arabs' at an Israeli Wedding of Jew and Muslim

Bigotry and the killing of children

Petition Seeks to Rename Golden Gate's Waldo Tunnel as "Robin Williams Tunnel"

Israel correctly fears its ‘delegitimizers,’ says leftwing member of Irish parliament

Food Network, Garnd Finale Fake-Out.

Natural Resources Board Decision Weakens Citizen Voices in Environmental Protection

I'm sorry, another Breaking Bad thread ........I've seen the entire series at least 2 times

"Liberals and Libertarians Find Common Ground in House"

Lots of tear gassing happening now in Ferguson. nt

The Tea Party Is More Corrupt Than The Government It Opposes

House Republicans unveil a new 2014 strategy: Repurposing press releases on a fake news site

Cat Video Festival draws thousands in Minneapolis

Compare police response to STL protest for Wilson & Ferguson protest seeking justice for Brown

Police turn to tear gas at Ferguson protests; curfew remains in place

Fresh Figs! Our tree is providing - and they are part of a great dessert I came up with...

"Fiscal Flimflam, Revisited" by Paul Krugman at the NY Times

If you have lots of cherry tomatoes - esp. Sun Golds - give this incredible pesto a try!

Archie Bunker with a badge.


The GOP needs impeachment to go away — along with its lawsuit against Obama

MTP Gregorian Rant Ceases, Now Its Meet the Toad

Post an example of police racism in your town.

CNN is live from Ferguson. FYI - tear gas, humvees, protestor shot. n/t

New York City Church Gets Behind Ferguson Protesters


Autopsy Shows Michael Brown Was Struck at Least 6 Times

Should the police tactics in Ferguson be considered, essentially, domestic Shock And Awe?

Chris Hayes is a great asset.

"Autopsy Shows Michael Brown Was Struck at Least 6 Times"

CNN is reporting some protesters threw Molotov cocktails which led to the tear gas. Is that

Law Enforcement Is Getting Out of Hand, Not Crime

My nephew is at that age where he is more likely to be followed in a store, than be helped.

In the prophetic words of the former mayor of Chicago, Richard J Daley...

Why not - I can't stand the politics out there now. Here's hope.

police threaten to shoot live stream reporter

I believe this is the incident that led to the ramping up of police weaponry and armament

Acid spill in river to keep 88 Mexico schools closed

Acid spill in river to keep 88 Mexico schools closed

Michael brown never shot in the back

Was Cap Johnson relieved of duty?

Autopsy Shows Michael Brown Was Struck at Least 6 Times (with autopsy graphic)

Stormy Monday, 8/18/14

Police threaten to shoot reporter taping Ferguson protest and Chris Hayes threatened (video)

WTF ...95

If you are foreign streaming enabled (roku in my case), the foreign press

Chris Hayes just tweeted he sees a dead body in the street.

WTF ...96

This Week's "How Bold!" Award: "Many Republicans Privately Support Climate Action" - Bloomberg

"Conservative Treehouse" has released a "transcript" of #Ferguson video

NOAA - Bountiful AK Fisheries Now Taking A Pounding From Acidification, Esp. Off Southern Coast

Be sure to let the dough rise in a warm, dry place

Seaworld Flailing To Reverse Falling Attendance; Southwest Airlines Drops Sponsorship

In 1917, Similarities to Gov. Rick Perry's Indictment

“Environment Is Part Of The Economy; Must Be Properly Integrated So That Growth Opps Are Not Missed"

Live St. Louis County Police Scanner Feed

Even Some PR Companies Won't Admit Working With, Not Willing To Work With Climate Deniers

Body laying in street...has a nazi tattoo..

5 minute countdown to the Official Curfew taking effect in Ferguson

Vice News Live Stream from Ferguson

Very Informative Live Tweets from Buzzfeed Writer in Ferguson Tonight

Indefinite Curfew: Ferguson Police Deploy Tear Gas Against Protesters

Oakland protest blocks unloading of Israeli cargo ship

4-year-old in Clarksville dies after shooting self in chest.

Stark, Raw Perspective From Assorted Tweets On Ferguson Sunday Night

The Collapse of the American Jewish Center

Culture as a cause of poverty has been wilfully misinterpreted

The police report from Ferguson is reporting molotov cocktails.

Two churches in Missouri are filled with faith, but common ground remains elusive

Obama: Air strikes on Iraq dam 'to protect US interests'

This sounds wrong, but I don't think the black community understands the system...

Breaking, CNN: Gov. Nixon signs executive order sending MO National Guard to Ferguson

Breaking: Gov. Jay Nixon of Missouri Deploys National Guard to Ferguson

No gun powder residue found on Brown or in Police Officer's car

Gaza myths and facts: what American Jewish leaders won't tell you

Seems To Me That A Lot Of The Violence We're Seeing In Ferguson Could Have Been Avoided If....

Serendipitous: An Illuminating Conversation with a Key Witness to the Fatal Shooting in Ferguson

The primary job of US police is to lie.

Anyone want to see the cover of my new book? (Ooh, and the trailer)

Saudi convoy in Paris attacked by gunmen




I enjoy my trips back to the USA, but I HATE HATE HATE our big airlines!

Ferguson Schools remain closed on Monday

Here is my take on the rioting in Ferguson

**August Contest Preliminary Polls are up in GD**

Ferguson Deployment: What is the experience of the Missouri National Guard....

Japanese Folk Tales - Little Peachling. (Shinto)

Dude. A white woman approached in a dark parking lot in Ferguson by two panicked black men?

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Says to Leave London Embassy 'Soon'

Ferguson is police anarchy.

Learning to love Ulysses S. Grant

So Far, the autopsy is damning to officer Darren Wilson.. all shots from the front

New Jersey: trans student told dress as boy or don't come back

Pakistani woman strives to be able to live with partner

Glass of milk

Walter Savage Landor 1846.

What do you think went through Officer Wilson's mind as he gunned down unarmed Michael Brown?

Meghan Trainor - All About That Bass

The Peace Corps' Sexual Assault Secret

This September 17, Rolling Jubilee Will Buy Back – And Abolish – Student Debt

This September 17, Rolling Jubilee Will Buy Back – And Abolish – Student Debt

The Terror Behind Our Grief: What We Talk About When We Talk About Robin Williams

Ah yes, it's Monday on "Fox and Friends"...

Eight Things to Know about the Iraq Crisis

Michael Eric Dyson Spells It Out for White People: Police Won’t ‘Kill Your Child’

Shoplifting teams use racism to their advantage

Op-ed: Why LGBT People Around the World Need Israel

Just how dangerous is being a cop??

Sundown towns, Ferguson, and the militarization of police

Chaos Forces Missouri Governor to Call in the National Guard

The new bank robbery.

Gregory got $4M to quietly leave NBC

Perry got no problem with congress REEKING

The Sleazy War on the Humane Society

Religious privilege: having your delusions written out of the DSM.

Ferguson divides the right: Conservatives split on blaming the police or the New Black Panthers

College Tuition Costs Soar: Chart of the Day

Michael Browns autopsy diagram.....

What are you reading the week of August 17, 2014?

NYC's Met opera reaches deals with 2 unions

How do I make google my default search engine, instead of yahoo?

Europe stocks rebound, Asia subdued by China data

Today's Non Sequitur Toon: Bank Robbery

American Cities Can Now Be Divided Into 4 Different Categories, Depending On How They're Gentrifying

Former red light camera CEO indicted, federal probe expands

SUNY colleges seek to improve sexual assault prevention

Why Market Basket Matters (and where the situation stands)

Why didn't the cop shoot Dorian Johnson?

One month to go: Scotland's referendum on independence from the UK; Yes vote gaining.

Dollar General enters bidding for Family Dollar

Anyone ever own a business in a resort area? I just got back from the beach and

Piaget Crenshaw confirms, Mike Brown had hands in air surrendering.

Monday Toon Roundup 1 War, Here and Abroad (graphic)

Monday Toon Roundup 2- The Rest

Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito reveals on Twitter she has ‘high risk HPV’

Protests stifled in 2014

"Highest earners making less, Social Security data show" by David Cay Johnston

2003 - Chimpy Unveils FutureGen "Clean Coal" Plan; 2014 - Jack Shit Accomplished

Photo of the Day

When Will They Shoot?

Zephyr Teachout won't win, but could hurt Gov. Cuomo with strong primary showing: insiders

70 years after Paris' liberation: the French far-right gets most votes in EU election

Cops or Soldiers? Pentagon, DHS Helped Arm Police in Ferguson with Equipment Used in War

Wired Conveniently Forgot to Ask Edward Snowden a Single Tough Question

NO WAY!!! MIT Modeling Projects That 2015 Climate Talks Will Fall Short Of Goals!!!

An uproarious, moving John Oliver is perfect on Ferguson

Frustration in Ferguson--- 3 Paragraphs From Charles M Blow Hit The Nail Firmly On The Head

What Does This Beloved Road Sign on the Massachusetts Turnpike Actually Mean?

Amnesty International Takes ‘Unprecedented’ Step in Sending Delegation to Ferguson

Police Officer Threatens To Shoot Reporter Live-Streaming Protests In Ferguson

10 Questions: The Gun Sense Voter 2014 Federal Candidate Questionaire

editorial: N.Y. s newfound riches

The Miranda warning, Ferguson style.

Court Kills PA. Limit on Corporate Contributions to Political Committees

Average cost of raising a child hits $245,000

Rogers: ‘Never say never’ for combat troops in Iraq

Syria jets hit Islamic State targets in Raqqa

Metropolitan Opera Reaches Deals With 2 Unions

Neil deGrasse Tyson in a conversation with Ann Druyan, re the new Cosmos.

Kroger Under Fire From Gun-Control Moms

Hundreds Of Bikers Take Part In 9/11 Memorial Ride Through Manhattan

Chris Hedges: Rebellion in Ferguson: A Rising Heat in the Suburbs

Guns everywhere: Georgia man shoots self in hand outside bar, stray bullet kills woman

Blue Klux Klan

2016 Democratic convention could generate big windfall for city

Ferguson is Out of Control!

CAP: Idea of the Day: Florida’s Immigration Turnaround

Cartoon: "Officer Friendly-PLEASE Don't Shoot Us." --- by Tom Tomorrow

The Coming Race War Won’t Be About Race

"Going to the store is like going to the front!" . . . Please come CAPTION our rabid N.R.A. shopper!

One of the scariest pictures I've seen in a long time.

NYS AFL-CIO Endorsement for Cuomo in Flux

Tomatoes - I live for fresh tomatoes.

Remember SEQUESTRATION? Comm. Va has new $882M budget shortfall due to less DoD spending

Ferguson Protesters Did Not "Loot" McDonalds Sunday Night


Facebook 'Likes'

Mike Malloy - The Murder Of Dissent: Militarized Police

Arrests for transit fare evasion surge in recent years, putting it among city's top offenses...

Mike Malloy - Capt. Ron Johnson Walks With Protesters (video included)

Taiwan's 'vanishing canyon' erasing quake record (BBC)

Mystery Science Theater 3000 episodes on Retro TV

"This Is MY Neighborhood": Captain Ron Johnson giving a heartfelt speech at Michael Brown rally

Mike Malloy - Wesley Lowery slams Joe Scarborough (video included)

This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs the Climate--Naomi Klein Book Trailer

King County Metro (Seattle) to offer $1.50 fare card for low-income riders

County will not pay medical bills for toddler hurt in Habersham raid

Mystery Science Theater 3000 on Retro TV

Why James Martin’s Middle East pilgrimage matters

Buying Main Street: Billionaires swamp local races

Hair loss reversed in alopecia areata sufferers (BBC)

This day in history 1977 - President Jimmy Carter's administration

Russia looks for ways to soften impact of food import bans

Colorado Town Sues All of Its Voters

Many Atheists Believe That Eating Puppy Fetuses Will Cure Their Sexual Impotency.

Darth Vader plays baseball.

Samuels Slams Cuomo’s ‘Republican’ Redistricting Plan

MA-GOV Candidate Steve Grossman talks about the importance of Pre-K.

World's first 'smartphone' celebrates 20 years (BBC)

6% municipal election black voter turnout in Ferguson proves regime change begins at home.

True Blood - I can't believe there is only one more episode left ** spoilers **

US opera star, Licia Albanese, dies aged 105 (BBC)

Federal Appeals Court Demands Longer Sentence For Officer Who Delivered Brutal Beating

[UN] Report Finds Naval Blockade by Israel Legal but Faults Raid

JPMorgan Chase’s $13 Billion Shadow

On This Day....

Giants get 1st series win at AT&T Park in more than month

Family of Michael Brown discuss preliminary autopsy findings. Watch LIVE (On Now 10:59)

**** Gets out Staple Gun and Hangs Sign in DU Lounge **** GRAND OPENING.....

Obama, Holder to discuss federal response to Ferguson chaos

newest endorsement thread.

Mother of gay teen who committed suicide outraged at FDA ban on gay organ donation

Looks like Mike had is hands up and...

IT'S MONDAY - I think we should all be listening to The Pixies right now!!

‘Help, help, I’m being repressed!’: How conservatives make a mockery of the oppression of religious

Sunlight-Starved Julian Assange Wants to Leave Embassy in London

Ferguson. In 2013 the town issued over 24,000 arrest warrants..

Six LGBT Murders by Stoning Reported in Rural Uganda

Church Adopts 'Hands Up, Don't Shoot' Prayer Position For Ferguson

NYSUT Promises ‘Aggressive’ Campaign For Candidates

Teabaggers Ask: Does Anybody In Congress Have A Set Of Black Testicles?

Pre-US Open gratuitous tennis thread ..........

Mike Malloy - Rick Perry Indicted On Abuse Of Power Charges

Autopsy: Dr. Michael Baden says all gunshot wounds Michael Brown sustained were 'survivable' except

Six LGBT Murders by Stoning Reported in Rural Uganda

It's so frequent I can't even keep up these days:

Question from citizen to medical examiner: Were the first shots to Mike Brown survivable? (Yes)

How does a predominately black community have 5 white city council members out of 6?

Amnesty International Calls For Investigation Of Ferguson Police Tactics

Brown's autopsy is CONSISTENT with witness accounts.

Toon: I'm sorry son.....

Autopsy results enough to charge officer, Brown family attorney says

The Teachout problem Cuomo can’t seem to shake

Facebook to tag satirical articles to stop users falling for the Onion's jokes

Time to zero in on every other "Ferguson-like" city in the U.S. before records are scrubbed and

Need the help of the awesome power of DU...

Charlies Pierce: The Who Will Be Indicted First? Derby.

White House “Did Not Know” National Guard Was Being Deployed In Ferguson-No “heads up” from Missouri

"DREAMers" in New York City Less Likely to be Approved For Relief from Deportation, at Least So Far


Former senator James Jeffords dies at 80


"No peace - no justice.."

"Dear Moron"

Ferguson Down the Road - The MO Recall Process

Unidentified warplanes bomb militia in Libyan capital: government

Why Diapers Matter When It Comes to Personal Responsibility and Poverty-Article title

Letter from a local supplier to Market Basket

Kevin McCarthy's Wife Says She Is Losing Her 'Right To Be A Christian'

New Video Rips Barbara Comstock as "Professional Clinton Hater"

UPDATE I may have spotted Belladonna in my kitnapper's window yesterday

This blogger knows the REAL cause of terrorism!

I think police officer Wilson wanted Michael Brown dead so he could not talk about

Workforce Investment Act Leaves Many Jobless and in Debt

IN CHARTS: The Militarization of America's Police

Far Right Says Michael Brown's Raps Show He Was 'A Criminal And A Thug'

I lost my sweet baby Sugar...


Here's my step-by-step speculation on how it went down.

Yellen Channeling Slick as Surrealistic Economy Shows ’67 Claims

Bill would require DOH alert doctors about their opiate prescribing habits

Report: US exerting pressure on ICC not to open war crimes probe against Israel

Bob Seger’s new studio album RIDE OUT will be released Oct. 14!

Ferguson Unrest Shows Poverty Grows Fastest in Suburbs

Could someone please post a link to a story

Luckovich toon: Hands up! Don’t shoot!

False facts and the conservative distortion machine: It’s much more than just Fox News

Homebuilder Confidence in U.S. Increases to Seven-Month High

New law to address school overcrowding

Under what circumstances should a cop be able to shoot a suspect?

Hillary Clinton to attend fundraiser in Iowa

Man threatens to kill students for...going to school ???

Part-Time Workers a Full-Time Headache on Yellen Radar: Economy

Are you a chocoholic? I may have the perfect job for you

3 Ministers Contradict Police Account of Last Night in Ferguson - Chris Hayes Interview Airs Tonight

How Far Does DU Reach? It Reaches More People Than You Think.

NATO to Shun Major Eastern Footprint in Nod to Russia

Pic Of The Moment: Impeachment: Keep It Up, Republicans

Iran Lures Investors Seeing Nuclear Deal Ending Sanctions

Why have there been no fatwas against the slaughter of Yazidis especially since its being

So Officer Wilson has a clear rocord....

Still Remembering Robin

The Ongoing Question: Why Wasn't Officer Wilson Arrested?

Educators protest corporate influence on public education

Governors try to broker a Market Basket deal

Iowa GOP rep. arrested for having sex with incapacitated wife after judge told him not to

looking for someone with physic abilities

Senator Jim Jeffords appreciation thread

I just received a message from BlueIris. I'll just post what she said.

India cancels Pakistan talks in row over Kashmir

Dallas returns tonight!

Looking for someone with psychic abilities to help me

Hague Court Under Western Pressure Not To Open Gaza War Crimes Inquiry

Anti-choice groups launch ads against NYS senators.

Perspective is everything

Understanding religious delusion

Some shocking graphics about Tibet.

Defninition: "Benghazi; Benghazi-ize; to Benghazi"

I want Gay Married Couples to be able to protect their Marijuana plants with Guns.

Hospital network hacked, 4.5 million records stolen

Dr. Michael Baden Autopsy Evidence on why Thomas Jackson Must Go, Darren Wilson Must Be Arrested..

Jesse Lee Peterson Laments That 'Thugs' Like Michael Brown 'Are Given The Benefit Of The Doubt'

Tell me why I need a smart phone

Post here: Favorite Movie Soundtracks

State says ad campaign cost another $2M

7 Things Worth More Than a Black Person's Life in America

File under "Mind Blowing Coincidence."

San Jose cop was justified when he shot and killed knife wielding man, DA says

I just gotta rant about exploitation of poor people and their pets

Seafood Vendor Pulls The Plug On Inept Market Basket co-CEO's

Missouri Governor to Deploy National Guard to Ferguson

I see a problem with this interview of one of the Brown witnesses

How come the Colorado movie theater shooter who was armed to the teeth and killed numerous people...

Paul Krugman- Why We Fight Wars

11th Circuit Says - Prominent Attorney And Judge Acted Improperly, Reverses Bankruptcy Sale

Amazing what Neil deGrasse Tyson will post on Twitter

And now Michael Brown was a maniac doped up on ... pot?

40 attention-grabbing vanity plates

Need a break from depressing news? Read this funny joke about a US history class.

Rob Schneider Blames Parkinson's Drugs for Robin Williams' Death

Israeli wedding of Jew, Muslim draws protesters amid war tensions

Question: If local police decline to arrest and prosecute Wilson, can the feds do it?

Infected Ebola patients flee after attack on Liberia clinic

I think "Odat" would be a good name for a pet, if you have a pet you're looking for a name for.

Market Basket board meeting just ended. Big news to follow shortly.

WaPo Irresponsibly Reporting Heresay that Brown had Marijuana in his System

Best. Memorial. Ever.

Ferguson-Florissant School District again delays start of classes

New York State details destination of $340 million in pre-kindergarten funding

Chicago Tribune Poll: Voters Reject Rahm’s Education Policies, Favor Teacher's Union

Brown Family Attorneys - Kill shots were back to front

This time I want you to say it with a serious look on your face!

Shot 6 Times for J Walking Police Say No Witnesses

Looking for help in putting my baby down.

Drudge headline screams "POT FOUND IN TEEN'S BODY"

I'm trying to figure this out, how is banning discrimination, "discrimination?"

Ku Klux Klan rally planned for Sullivan MO about 60 miles west of Ferguson on I-44.

Climate change reflected in altered Missouri River flow, report says

Michael Brown was shot from the front, had marijuana in his system, county investigation finds

Militarized Police and the Threat to Democracy, by Dennis Kucinich

In Santa Barbara County, oil firms and environmentalists square off

Some groups that pay disabled workers below minimum wage not complying with the law

Airline security rejected prior to 9/11

The Rude Pundit - In Brief: A Thought Experiment on Ferguson

Princeton study: U.S. no longer an actual democracy

Racist Woman Goes on Horrible Tirade: 'You're a Muslim Aren't You?'

Brown died from a final bullet in the top of his head.

Fox News Military Analyst: "We May Not Know For Another 100 Years" If Obama's "Legitimate"

Conservatives up in arms over video game with sovereign citizen Tea Partiers as the bad guys

Gov. Jay Nixon said no curfew tonight in Ferguson


What's for din-din, Monday, August 18, 2014.

Papantonio: Texas Lawmaker Defends Armed Border Militias

When The Media Treats White Suspects And Killers Better Than Black Victims

Curfew lifted

It appears the city, county powers that be have no qualms releasing


Pre-K money: $294.5 million to NYC school district; $45.5 million to 80 other districts, groups

Has anyone posted a link to Tom Tomorrow - "Officer Friendly?"

The Way Kids See It...

Wake crowd protests shooting of Michael Brown.

PEW Poll: Stark Racial Divisions in Reactions to Ferguson Police Shooting

Cuomo signs bills to help veterans

Larry Klayman: 'Racist In Chief' Obama Siding With 'Black Brothers' in Ferguson

U.N. chief calls for protection of rights in Missouri protests

US demands Israeli release of American teen

Are you a Market Basket customer?

Ohio anti-abortion leader: Ban public nudity, breastfeeding because boobs promote Gay Pride

JPMorgan Chase’s $13 Billion Shadow

Taking It To The Streets ...

Went to see "Guardians of the Galaxy" on Sat. night.

Progress Texas Radio Ad holds Texas GOP Accountable For Attacks Against Dreamers

More Than One-Third of Americans Have No Savings

Why was Michael Brown's body taken from the scene of his execution by a police SUV and

Warroad school's Indian logo discriminatory and illegal, group says

Dubai bars world's most pierced man: report

The Problem is that we've made it too easy to kill someone.

If you’re on the beach, this map shows you what’s across the ocean

We might all be having sex with robots soon

Finally got all my grades in

Cuomo endorsement not on AFL-CIO agenda-literally

The Disease of American Democracy by Robert Reich

Racism And The Systemic Nature Of Police Violence - Mychal Denzel Smith Discusses

Worth every cent: Cost to raise a child rises to more than $245,000

KKK Fundraiser Planned This Weekend ‘Somewhere In Sullivan, MO'

All Tennis All The Time (!) - Qualifying for London

People Keep Getting Into Strangers' Cars Because They Think It's An Uber

‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ Has Raised Millions for ALS Association

Kluwe: We’ve Reached An Agreement With The Vikings

The Talk

If Brown did rush Officer Wilson

Conservatives up in arms over video game with sovereign citizen Tea Partiers as the bad guys

President Obama Briefed on Ferguson (statement on Iraq and Ferguson at 4:00)

De Blasio: Staten Island DA Taking Eric Garner Investigation ‘Very Seriously’

Papantonio: Progressive Activism Stopped Walgreens' Tax Dodging

CNN (I know!) is reporting a SOURCE told them Brown punched Wilson and grabbed his gun.

Arab doctor saves Jewish soldier hit by Arab bullets. No big deal?

Eeek! I've got cannabis in my system, so if I get shot anytime this month, I'm at fault

I cannot imagine what it must feel like to be Black, especially after each such attack

The Big Tex Choice awards for the fair have been announced.

U.N. Chief Calls For Protection Of Rights In Ferguson Protests

A Brief History of Wingnuts in America (US vs THEM", “heated exaggeration & conspiratorial fantasy")

Nadler Calls for De-Militarizing the Police Post-Ferguson

Voting group blasts new proposed election maps (Florida)

Omaha South's Arop becomes youngest player to commit to Huskers (left war-torn South Sudan)

Woman, 72, on way to Orlando kicked off plane for 'looking sick'

Pope Francis ends South Korea trip with overture to China

Did I miss discussion of CNN's new source; friend of Officer Wilson?

Scott, Crist to debate Oct. 15 at Broward College

Explain the meanng of this qoute and include kung fu midgets in the answer

4 Copy Editors Killed In Ongoing AP Style, Chicago Manual Gang Violence

Solar plant near Calif.-Nevada border fries passing birds to death

Jack Trammell's big weekend.

Florida Gov. Rick Scott pulls campaign ad in which convicted human trafficker endorses him

Has any journalist approached St. Louis County for a report on the murder of Michael Brown?

About the shot(s) that some witnesses said hit Brown in the back

Who would have ever thought

I received this email just now

Name a song you really like from a band/artist that you otherwise are "take it or leave it" about

Dallas returns tonight!

We have two dogs - a larger, older hound mix and a smaller, younger spitz type.

Is it me, or has anyon else noticed ...

Georgia man threatens black kids at bus stop over noise: ‘This bullet has your name on it’

Thousands Protest LAPD Slaying Of Unarmed Black Man

What Is Driving the Charter School Movement in Newark?

Jane Doe hitchhiker murdered May 1980, near Blue Earth, MN, poss Milwaukee

Corbett campaign yanks Texas Gov. Rick Perry's video endorsement from website

Small government Democrats?

Georgia man threatens black kids at bus stop over noise: ‘This bullet has your name on it’

They're never too young to learn how to say good bye.

New Jersey middle school bans transgender teen from attending school as a girl

All these unarmed black men these days irrationally attacking white men out of the blue.

12 things white people can do now because Ferguson

Egypt tries to salvage Israel-Hamas cease-fire

What else can I do? Sad story, breaks my heart.

Ferguson Link Collection - Do I have the picture?

A grand jury may start hearing evidence Wednesday on Michael Brown killing

City Council Faults Norman Seabrook For Rikers Violence

Ferguson protests send Taser stock soaring

Obama's break from vacation: How unusual is that? (Omg Terry Schiavo mentioned

Darren Wilson toxicology report: 1965 Selma found in system.

Exiled Tibetan Monks Join Ferguson Protestors To Support Justice For Mike Brown

Comcast Faces California Scrutiny of Merger

Pope Francis Endorses Use Of Force In Iraq To Stop Persecution Of Religious Minorities

Atlantic and Indian oceans calm; Pacific: TS Karina, TD Twelve-E, Invest 94C

I watched the Rwandan genocide unfold. We’re making the same mistakes in Iraq.

Former Sen. James Jeffords (I-VT) has died

Am I the only person in the country who is annoyed by Alex Wagner?

Copy from The Rude Pundit last week on Mike Brown

How Does the 40th Anniversary Inspire Us?

White privilege means serving less prison time than a black person who commits the EXACT SAME crime

Willie Nelson, Neil Young to play Nebraska concert for Keystone XL pipeline opponents

I am really disturbed by what I am hearing

Attorney For Ferguson Market: NO ONE From His Store Called 911 To Report Cigar Theft

President Obama: More humanitarian (my term for his excuse) airstrikes in Iraq

What does Democratic Underground think of a rotating 2-year public-service law enforcement plan?

Saudi prince's motorcade held up at gunpoint in Paris

What will happen if the people look at the police like they look at us?

Religious privilege/entitlement - does it exist on DU?

Latest on whereabouts of Darren Wilson ...

Sadistic Cop Repeatedly Uses Stun Gun on Unresponsive Handcuffed Man

Colombia marks 25th anniversary of Galan’s assasination

Best Political Cartoons of the Week

Marc Maron: Remembering Robin Williams (Audio)

The Pros And Cons Of Militarizing The Police

Pope eyes fast beatification for Salvador's Romero

Account of last night in Ferguson from Center for Constitutional Rights

AFL-CIO Passes Over NY-19

True or false: religious people are mentally ill purely by virtue of being religious?

Pres. Obama announces that AG Holder will travel to Ferguson Wednesday where he will hold meetings

Post your favorite song aboutt a character played by Gary Burghoff!!!

Authorities Lift Curfew For Ferguson, Governor Says

Amid Violence in Ferguson, de Blasio Calls For NYC Eric Garner March to Be Peaceful

first church service in decades-- UU minister spoke about Ferguson

Perry assembles legal team, including Bush recount attorney

Black and White

The Vice President Swears In Julián Castro as New HUD Secretary

Team USA beats Brazil 95-78, looks like they'll survive without stars

Typical Republican Hypocrit

Professor Richard D Wolff interviewed on Real Time with Bill Maher

Professor Richard D Wolff interviewed on Real Time with Bill Maher

Why should UK taxpayers foot the bill for Ukrainian oligarchs’ military adventures?

Willie Nelson, Neil Young to help raise money for anti-Keystone fight

Letter to Honduras: Calling for protection of Dina Meza and all journalists

This is the worst UKIP-related case so far

Sen. Tim Kaine: Republican voter suppression the "worst kind of political corruption"

Poachers Kill 100,000 Elephants in Three Years

Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah: The Resistance in Gaza is on quest for tangible victory

Israel Destroys Homes Of Palestinians Suspected Of Kidnapping, Killing 3 Teens In West Bank

Felix Mendelssohn Midsummer Night's Dream scherzo arr. & played by Rachmaninoff

CNN (I know again!) is reporting that Wilson is "in a safe place".

I have a sick filling in my stomach that all hell is


I just found out my little town police force owns a half-track

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Al Sharpton criticizes Hillary Clinton for staying silent on Ferguson...

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Attorney: Gov. Perry's booking will be public

Israel bans national service with rights group B'Tselem in Gaza row

Hey, White People with White Kids

Obama: AG Holder to go to Ferguson Wednesday

What would happen if there was a 2nd Amendment march in Ferguson, Missouri?

Why they should NOT arrest Michael Brown's killer right away.

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Ferguson Hires PR Firm That Appears To Be Staffed Only By White People

Ferguson: Man Busted For Sitting In His Car & Smoking A Cigarette In His Aunt's Driveway

This whole Michael Brown incident comes down to this:WE DON'T KNOW MUCH!

Colombian president says gov't, rebel to discuss final ceasefire

NPR's Robert Siegel referred to Michael Brown's "thuggish behavior"

Witness: 'God Bless His Soul, Police Shot This Boy Outside My Apartment' "They Killed Him"

Teh Stupid, it Burns - Michael Brown Ed.

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Open carry's legal in Mo. Too bad the townfolk didn't go all Bundy Ranch for their protest.

CNN crew being pushed back by police in Ferguson. 6:18 pm, ET.

94 years ago today, with ratification of 19th amendment, US women gained federal right to vote

"Girl, 3, dies after Maryland gun battle involving driver, police"

Gruesome tales surface of Israeli massacres against families in Gaza’s Shujaiya neighborhood

St. Louis County/Ferguson Scanner Feed

Maryland Death Fest XIII lineup announced

Independent probe sought in death of High Desert man while in custody

It sounds like Chris Hayes will be going his show

self delete

superficial observation about the Ferguson story

Chris Hayes said on Rev. Al's show that Ferguson cops won't allow people

So many crises where is the RFTG?

Gaza: Venezuela plans coordinated rebuild, sends aid

Ferguson Hires PR Co. --- Can you spot the glaring cluelessness?

Research shows that bacteria manipulates human body,encouraging it to consumefood it thrives on

Venezuela: 'People's solutions' to climate crisis set out

Are any powdered drink mixes actually palatable?

Why is Environmental Defense Fund spending $1 million to elect Republicans?

Gwar-B-Q photos - memory of Oderus

U.S. Students Ramp Up BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) Movement In Wake Of Gaza War

Monday, car show day! (1963 Corvette edition, pic heavy)

President Obama and the Michael Brown case

Israel Second-Quarter GDP Growth Slows as Exports Plunge

I need help finding a men's size XL Futurama tshirt that DOES NOT

Ala. judge lays groundwork in running-death trial

50 years after Freedom Summer and we have Ferguson.

Rail Workers Revolt against Driving Solo

Not a good sign for media access tonight in Ferguson. . . Getty Images photographer just arrested

Papantonio: Character Assassination Begins on Michael Brown

Witness: McDonnell struggled to rein in his wife

The new "Cosmos" is now on Netflix!

Missouri governor lifts Ferguson curfew as National Guard called in

Clive Palmer says he will stand up to 'Chinese mongrels' over resources

Authorities preparing for another night of protests in Ferguson

Chris Christie On Ferguson: I'm Not Going To Get Into It

New NSA Autonomous Weapons System Intercepts Threats and Retaliates Automatically

What is amazing about Ferguson is that

Disabilities in kids rise; not physical problems

August 16, 1937

Rail Workers Revolt against Driving Solo

Cameras on cops amendments?

Has the police report been released yet?

NBC: 'Streamers': Birds Fried in Midair by Solar Plant, Feds Say

The Coming Race War Won’t Be About Race

Non-Jewish partners in gay marriage are now entitled to make aliya

Rick Perry’s indictment is bad for Democrats: A Texas perspective

Glenn Greenwald on Iraq: Is U.S. "Humanitarianism" Only Summoned to Control Oil-rich Areas?

Family Research Council uses death of Robin Williams to promote 'ex-gay therapy'

Jack Trammell, the Democratic candidate for Cantor’s seat, joins The Cycle to discuss the election.

Five Reasons Walmart's New 'Commitment' to American Manufacturing is Nonsense

Unlikely playmates, LOL!

"At 18 Years Old in Festus, MO I shot a cop with a BB gun.. Why am I still Alive?.... "

Israel bars Amnesty, Human Rights Watch workers from Gaza

Widespread Support for Sending Politicians to Prison for Ninety-Nine Years

Tucker Blandford Fakes Death To Avoid Wedding

So it's starting to look like Captain Ron Johnson is no better than any of the rest.

Update on flickering Dell Latitude 630 laptop screen.

Meanwhile, Ukraine is still f**ked royally. Ukraine, rebels accuse each other of attacking convoy

Where are all the life-loving fetusprotecters re: Ferguson? They care SO MUCH about children.

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Firm looking to build $750M casino in upstate NY has faced racial discrimination complaints and...

US DOJ drags out Tesoro investigation for 4 years; no criminal charges vs. Big Energy

Carnage at the bird feeder.

Matt Bors - on Who Gets Killed by Police

Justice is not possible for Michael Brown, nor his parents, nor his fellow citizens

Back of Support Officer Wilson shirts read "We've Got Your 6". I am not making this up.