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Archives: August 20, 2014


Cataract surgery next week.

NFL to Coldplay: Pay to Play the Super Bowl

I just saw the most unbelievable news spot ever

ACLU: First Amendment ‘Suspended in Ferguson’


TX Governor Rick Perry' Reason for Veto of Funds Going To Investigate Ethics Of TX Politicians

Isis threatens to kill another US journalist believed to be Steven

Richard Dawkins: Churchgoers enable fundamentalists by being 'nice'

Police: 5 children, 1 woman taken hostage in Harvey, Illinois, after robbery

Holy Shite Nancy Grace is covering Michael Brown's murder


Anti-gay Ugandan Inter-Religious Council sacks all staff after USAID withdraws funding

I/we would like your help

Elizabeth Warren grills Yellen about the Banks' 'Living Wills' - plans for orderly bankruptcy which

This sums it all up!

The kitteh circus!

Richard Dawkins: Churchgoers enable fundamentalists by being 'nice'

Saw this on Twitter: Nothing is as effective as homeopathy.

Faked Death Groom

Veterinarian and his Son rescue a 10 Point Buck. GOOD news!

Krugman: "the attack on Obamacare depended almost entirely on lies" which are now unsustainable.

Swim Club Racial Bias Settlement Benefits 6 Nonprofits

Ferguson Grand Jury and D.A. Should NOT Be Local (Papantonio)

Landed on his feet.

Obamacare Is Saving Lives. But Does Anyone Care?

Chicago Movers Stage Groundbreaking Strike

Chicago Movers Stage Groundbreaking Strike

What is the differnce between what is going on in Ferguson and OWS?

Invisible Victims: Men In Abusive Relationships

Vietnam Vet confronts police in Ferguson

Mandatory Tuesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF! Crispy Around The Edges & a new kittehs gif

There appears to be a damning detail in the autopsy report that has not been getting much attention

'Compelling Strategic Interest' in Iraq - What the hell did we think was going to happen?

Furguson Agitator Exposed

(Subway) Sandwich Artists Unionize

Paul Ryan and looting

Dog Food Lid ...

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Wednesday, 20 August 2014

My latest group favorite- Doobie Brothers

Why I'm Traveling Cross-Country With A Giant Testicle

America’s Racial Divide, Charted

You Should Avoid These Right-Wing Companies

Meanwhile Invest 96L is being watched by interests in the Caribbean sea and the Gulf of Mexico

Gaza cease-fire efforts collapse in heavy fighting

Patient at Sacramento Kaiser Permanente Tested for Ebola.

Livestream - Anonymous in Ferguson, Missouri - live

National Guard checkpoints in Ferguson tonight...

Politico: Obama can't go to Ferguson know...

the second wave of backlash against anti-rape activism

the second wave of backlash against anti-rape activism

SF: Aunt of girl killed by hit-and-run driver arrested crossing against the light.

NY Magazine: Meet the Very White, Pro-Police Supporters of Darren Wilson, Online and in Ferguson

Even Turkish Soccer Fans Are Protesting With Ferguson

Pygmies’ Small Stature Evolved Multiple Times

Ancient Roman Tech Cache Shows How Horror Movies Would Really Play Out

Chris Hadfield sings "Space Oddity" on board the International Space Station

Another Unpronounceable Icelandic Volcano Is Getting Ready to Explode

Genocide of the Ache People of Paraguay Will Be Tried in Argentina

"Driving While Black in Ferguson"

How a Shift in Human Head Shape Changed Everything

Beer drinkers - tonight you will be jealous of me!

Letterman's tribute to Robin Williams

Jay Nixon is a damned bonehead.

Obama has taken more vacation days than any other president ...

I wish we could kill every breathing fucking member of ISIS.....

Grass-Fed Waste: Thousands of Pounds of Gourmet Beef Trashed in Recall Fallout

second wave of backlash against anti-rape activism

Francis 'unblocks' Romero beatification, official says

Why are Paint Nights associated with wine and not beer?

New York real estate, another place the ultra-rich are screwing us all

have you been to Kauai?

Perry "Smug" Shot

WTF ...102

Christian rock star reveals she tried exorcism to stop being gay, comes out at 35

A Century of Disaster: Riddles, Lies and Lives — from Muhammad Ali to Barbie

WTF ...103

40 Percent of American Workers Will Leave Paid Vacation Days Unused

Who out there has had a head injury of any kind?

Nut Butter Salmonella Scare Affects Trader Joe's, Whole Foods And Others

WTF ...104

Michelle Duggar Records Transphobic Robocall Opposing Arkansas Anti-Discrimination Bill

I just finished watching 'Under the Skin' with Scarlett Johansson, wow.

Argus Radio stream in Furgeson:

I just found Rick Perry's photo he should use for his campaign photo

Jay Nixon not ready to call special prosecutor

Ferguson, Mo.: 78 arrested overnight, only 4 from Ferguson; grand jury to begin hearings Wednesday

Eric Holder asks Ferguson for ‘cooperation and patience’

One of my kittehs has been sentenced to wearing the Cone of Shame, for two weeks.........

Psoriasis....My Old man eyebrow scuzz has turned into a serious issue-any advice?

guestimate for timing chain job? - the 87 Toyota posted about previously

Forget the bullet entry theories..does Brown have abrasions on his fist?

"Paul Ryan Rewrites His Government Shutdown Role"

We're young, we're strong, we're marching all night long.

Pastor: "It is a tragedy that as a clergyperson I need a tear gas mask more than I need a collar"

‘I mourn my Jewish community, which seeks to justify these inexcusable acts’

What Exactly Does Brandishing A Knife Mean And What Ever Happened To.....

America, You're Doing It Wrong

Racists are trying to portray Michael Brown as an animal just like they did to Trayvon Martin

Grand Central old school

Obama administration called thousands of civil rights, black leaders on Ferguson crisis

9th Circuit rejects Otter’s bid for full hearing of gay marriage appeal

Gratuitous kitten thread

Hands Up ;(

OPINION PIECE: Michael Brown was chased, hunted, and executed.

"We are KOCH" OMFG!

Regarding forensic evidence.

Ferguson protest area subdued, minor skirmish, as dark falls

Nukes and chemical agents for the Police. Congress but of course.

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

We Are Done

Our Brand Is Crisis

Woman And Two-Year-Old Killed In Gaza Airstrike

Grand jurors offended by Perry suggestion indictment was political

I'm Legit

BREAKING NEWS – US Mercenaries Are Sent To Iraq

Hezbollah Takes Out Jihadist Heavy Weight In Syria

Creationist's Noah's Ark Theme Park Gets $18 Million Tax Break, Won't Hire Gays, Atheists

Travis DA’s Drunken-Driving Arrest Riled Perry; Others’ Didn’t

CNN has live coverage of police arresting people in Ferguson

Police: 93 Percent of People Arrested in Ferguson Not From Ferguson

Michael Brown shooting, I just noticed:

U.S. Officials Confirm Video Shows Islamic State Militants Beheading Missing American Journalist

The West Bank may be on the verge of exploding

VERY quiet and PEACEFUL tonight in Ferguson- THEN, one PLASTIC bottle thrown and its a POLICE STATE!

What would you say is your favorite Pop or

For Michael Brown

Two gay men killed by hanging in Iran

Here is more nothing at all

Here's why it DOESN'T WORK to try to "Crush Hamas".

Watch a facial tracking projection turn a woman into a cyborg.

Perk of Perry Indictment.. Did he know this when he was smilin' for his mug shot?

Islan Nettles, the New Jersey 4 and the illusion of security for LGBTQ people of color

Burying Your Dead Without Religion

Group Launches ‘God Loves Gays’ Billboard Campaign In Kansas To Taunt Westboro Baptist Church

A letter to the Israeli government from a retired terrorist

National Park Service reaches settlement with whistleblower

People show support for officer Wilson with blue porch lights

Egypt urges 'restraint' in Ferguson

Ukraine risks losing IMF support over stalled anti-corruption laws

Bloggers: Edward Snowden leaked NSA documents show U.S., Israel created Islamic State

Protest outside CNN HQ in memory of Michael Brown

Let's suppose you were a tall man that panicked after some form of confrontation with the police.

Mo. utilities look to Kansas wind to comply with carbon proposal

An Israeli Novelist's Cry for Peace. A Rabbi's Reply.....

School districts across Washington State lead a revolt against failed federal policies

Plankton found in space: Sea creatures are discovered living on the exterior of the ISS

There are two possible ways how police can handle a sword-wielding mad-man:

Family says man beaten, shot over mixed-race grandchildren

One Sentence Poems

Anti-government protesters advance on Pakistan parliament, no clashes reported

Holy hell, this is the first time I've dreamed in over 6 years

Georgia county won’t pay medical bills for toddler burned by grenade in botched drug raid

Black and Blue: Officer Sees Both Sides in the Michael Brown Shooting

California bill increasing scrutiny on tax breaks for businesses goes to Gov. Brown’s desk

Ku Klux Klan groups clash over Darren Wilson fundraiser ‘scam’

CNN's latest info on the Michael Brown shooting

Tea Party of Louisiana: Common Core turns kids gay, and this parody website proves it

What They Saw: 5 Eyewitnesses to the Michael Brown Shooting

Should We Mandate Disclosure of Sincerely Held Religious Beliefs?

Christian group attempts to link Robin Williams’ rehab efforts with ‘ex-gay’ therapy

Members of KKK to 'protect white businesses' in Ferguson

Ferguson unrest is taking its toll on education

Minning Day

Mistle Child

Florida man pleads guilty to using Swiss ‘Hot Lips’ account to avoid paying taxes

Egypt tells US ‘to exercise maximum restraint’ in dealing with Ferguson protests

The Horrific Risk Of Gun Violence For Black Kids In America, In 4 Charts

The Horrific Risk Of Gun Violence For Black Kids In America, In 4 Charts

Racial violence in Ferguson reminiscent of apartheid, UN rights chief says

Alabama sorority kicks out member who posted pic claiming ‘Chi O got NO n*ggas!’

Mika Brzezinski on Paul Ryan: "He STILL looks like a nice young man, doesn't he?"

Father of "Affluenza" Teen Arrested on impersonating an officer

How America made Martyrs of two Iranian Democrats and overthrew Iran’s Liberal Government in 1953

7 Cynical Ways Police and Media Have Smeared Michael Brown and the Black People of Ferguson

Iran Hard Liners denounce US Human Rights Abuses in Ferguson, Mo.

Why You Shouldn't Trust Right-Wingers' Sudden Concern About the Police

Volunteers a buffer between police, protesters

The American Cult of Bombing

FBI Increases Its Corruption Raids onPrivate Charter School Operators

How effective will Erdogan be as Turkey’s new President?

ISIS to US: We’ll drown you in Blood; beheads US Journalist, Holds Tikrit

The Drama of Sinjar: Escaping the Islamic State in Iraq

Targeting Turkey: How Germany Spies on Its Friends

Battle for Ukraine: An Inside View of the Surreal Donetsk War Zone

5 comments on the Mahmoud-Morel wedding and Israel’s intermarriage problems

Caliphate of Fear: The Curse of the Islamic State

Badges? We don't need no stinking Badges.

Many Who Have Left US Labor Force Are 'Open To Anything' To Return

Heaven's Gate. Another case of religious mass delusion.

Simms, Dungy will try not to use 'Redskins' on TV

The Rude Pundit - Limbaugh: Ferguson, Like Everything Else Everywhere, Is Obama's Fault

Human Resources : documentary about Social Control

I can certainly say I'm not full of it today.

Former Alaska AG Sullivan wins GOP Senate primary

Boehner's Troubles With House Conservatives Are Only Just Beginning

OH GREAT now we have the Ferguson National Guard using the N word

The terrible statistical truth about the Republican House "majority"

The 10 Kinds of Trolls You Will Encounter When Talking About Mike Brown

NY Magazine: The Ice Bucket Challenge is a Medical Disaster

Many Americans Believe The Police Have Gone Too Far In Ferguson

The real reason why India scuttled Pakistan talks

Rights before weapons for Vietnam

Joel Klein on Ferguson: "It's a Cultural Problem" with the Black Community

Iran 'no longer needs' Turkmenistan's gas

Giants have grounds for frustration - could protest, Bochy says

A Sunni Awakening in Iraq and the future of IS

Special Ops Contractors & Former Navy SEALS Deploying to Ferguson

Iranian lesbian couple marry in Stockholm

RHC's Viewpoint -- USAID: Non-conventional warfare against Cuba

Loading Missiles into Drones, America’s Bombing of Iraq Feels Like a Game

Group to put up God Loves Gays billboards in ‘God Hates Fags’ church’s hometown

Extreme Scenic Longboarding

Here's Where Each Big US City Falls On The Political Spectrum

Utility: Rethink could kill Finland’s Olkiluoto 4 nuclear project

*** Gets out her staple gun and posts sign for new DU Lounge Hair Salon ***

Alaska oil production to continue decline, company officials testify

Alaskans set to vote in most expensive primary election in state history

Laine Welch: Despite Mount Polley disaster, Senate hopefuls hammer on EPA in debate

Afghanistan bars NYT reporter from leaving country

Ships from Norfolk arrive at new Florida homeport

I'd like to propose a group for parents of college bound kids

In Washington, little appetite for a vote on Iraq

Wilson's Story Stands or Falls on the Sick Call and the Radio Dispatches

Jon Stewart is not enough

Sportscasters Simms, Dungy To Not Use "Redskins" name on TV

Missouri GOP Director Denounces Voter Registration Efforts In Ferguson

Navy drone flies alongside fighter jets

Has anyone noticed a marked difference in tone between CNN live coverage and CNN London on Ferguson?

Virginia prepares for possibility of gay marriage

Clergy readying to perform same-sex marriages in Va.

Turn your manic all the way up! . . . Then please come CAPTION Karl Rove!!!!

QuikTrip leader: Missouri looting incited by outsiders

NY Post runs giant picture of James Foley being beheaded

bigtree appreciation thread

Activists paint Moscow's 'Stalin Tower' with Ukraine colours

Billionaire coal operator admits to hundreds of violations in multi-million-dollar settlement

We now have new books added to the DU Library!!

Alot of pain and no gain

CNN reporting......

Please contribute to "Support Darren Wilson" Facebook page.

McConnell agrees to debate Grimes on KET

Fatman and Robin - from Robin Willaims(sic) Family Guy - Fatman & Robin Full Episode

Luckovich: Perry meets the press

The Original T*rd in the Punchbowl! . . . Please come CAPTION Rush Limbaugh!!!!

Peanut, almond butter recalled for salmonella risk

Wednesday Toon Roundup 1- You have the right to be oppressed

Wednesday Toon Roundup 2- State of Misery

Macy's to pay $650,000 in shopper-profiling probe

Wednesday Toon Roundup 3- The Rest

Germany prepared to send arms to Kurds in Iraq

Seen this article about officers alleged "orbital eye blowout"?

Connector road on JBLM could bring some relief to I-5 congestion Read more here: http://www.thenews

Fayetteville passes anti-discrimination ordinance

Fayetteville, Arkansas passes anti-gay discrimination ordinance.

Cupertino to get super-fast broadband service

Lions Hunted to Save Rhinos in South African Circle of Life

Stopping police militarization: Once again, the solution requires confronting corporate politicians.

Japan landslides kill 32 in Hiroshima prefecture

Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary named among the best places to live in the world by The Economist

US safety agency offers online recall check

The Seamy Underbelly Of Ferguson Starts To Appear (Updated)

The Guardian rejects Dershowitz ad on 'human shields' in Gaza

For some firms, NSA eavesdropping means business

Report: GOP Senate would threaten Obama with Government Shutdown

People Who Don't Think Race Matters In Ferguson Think Obama's Remarks Are Racist

Claire McCaskill gives a "vote of confidence" to McCullough... wtf?

Whistleblower William Binney: 'The NSA's main motives are power, control and money'

I usually come to the Lounge after dark

Shot 6 times...

Human Rights Watch Daily Brief, 20 August

Kauai residents; where should I stay?

We Now Know A Lot More About Edward Snowden's Epic Heist — And It's Troubling

Lowe's 2Q profit rises as weather improves

GA ranked among top 50 defense contractors

Power in Military Black Budgets perpetuate a never-ending warfare society

Military shoppers don't always save

McConnell’s plan to shut down Obama

101-year-old employee has been "fixture" at lighting company for 73 years

Lawrence O'Donnell briefly touched on the aspect of Mike Brown shooting that troubled me for Days.

How we'd cover Ferguson if it happened in another country

Trigger Happy cops

Germans Learn Why Friends Spy on Friends

Great pep talk from Rhode Island Little League coach after World Series elimination

How to make presidential debates draw 100+ million viewers


Who is an “Outside Agitator”?

Now the Wingnuts are demanding Capt. Ron Johnson RESIGN for throwing up GANG SIGNS!

Amazing reflexes during a motorcycle accident.

In Memoriam from TAM 2014

Thousands of armed rebels flood Yemen capital

Your silence may be admission of guilt

The Ferguson protesters are a lot like our Founding Fathers:

A new sort of religious radical

Conservative talk show host Matt Patrick's political rant of the suicide of a HPD officer

(CA) Water rustlers caught wet-handed

Head of Religious Authority Denounces ISIS

'An extraordinary son, journalist and person': James Wright Foley's mother pays tribute

OOOPs: Police Reporter Spreading Bullshit that "Ferguson Teen Attacked Cop" -RETRACTs STORY

Poker face.

Target cuts annual profit outlook

This actor tells the real story as he scolds media on bad coverage of the killing of Michael Brown

Academies run by 'superhead' received advance notice of Ofsted checks

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

I don't give a flying fuck what ISIS wants or why they did it

The GOP Beat Off Tea Partiers

Remember the Affluenza Teen? His Father Just got Arrested for doing "Let's Be Cops"

Cracks Cause U.S. Air Force to Ground 82 F-16Ds

Some bullshit happening somewhere

TODAY, August 20: Boycott against Staples hits Boston area

GWB on ice

Father of Texas 'affluenza' teen arrested for impersonating police officer

Luckovich toon: Mean streets

Canada’s second thoughts on F-35 Lightning show concerns about plane’s high cost

Why Rick Perry will be CONVICTED

Senate approves Moolenaar bill to assist active duty soldiers renew CPLs

This Woman walked a mile to hand out Water and Milk to protestors...the Pigs Pepper Sprayed her

Robert Reich: American Democracy Is Diseased

'Good news' shock could kill the five-year-old bull market

Wow,...has anyone noticed the State Seal for Missouri?

Bernie Sanders in Raleigh August 27th!

Pipelines vs. Rail Cars - Which to Choose for Bakken Crude Shipments?

“Stupid, absurd, non-defensible”: New NEA president Lily Eskelsen García on the problem with Arne

Israel, Gaza militants trade fire after talks fail

Navy Defends UCLASS Goals As Drone Decision Looms

Pic Of The Moment: Ferguson Community Leaders Say Civic Engagement Is The Ultimate Answer

Fastening The Shackles: How the Militarization of the Police was Prophesied a Century Ago

Prosecutor in Michael Brown Case Has Deep Family Ties to Police

Proof Gov Perry Corruption/Cover Ups Occur: See Cameron Todd Willingham Execution Debacle

no send button on alert box

The ABC's of animal speech: Not so random after all

Battle With Russian And Chechen Terrorists For Donetsk, May 28 2014

Capt. Johnson Flashes Fraternity Sign, Gets Called A 'Gang Member

Attacking ACA Not Working for Rethugs and Teahaddists

The Stupidly Simple Science That Nails Michael Brown's Killer For Murder

Another "hands up" shooting? This time in Chicago

Why movie dinosaurs are nothing like the real thing (BBC)

Eating out and open carry.

Does Dorian Johnson have an outstanding warrant?

ICE resumes deportations from FLETC

Holder heads to Ferguson after subdued protests

State of Emergency: Ferguson, Missouri (Dispatch 1)

NOTHING is seen through the eyes of right vs. wrong anymore

Tear gas for the huddled masses | By Mark Morford

Some feel good news, Los Angeles school district drops Zero Tolerance policy.

Funniest Bill Clinton Pictures (in honor of his birthday)

Greenland ice loss doubles from late 2000s (BBC)

Chica the Duct-Taped Doberman Becomes World’s Happiest Dog

Apartheid American (Ferguson) Style

What GOP incumbent senators are most vulnerable to defeat in 2014?

Metropolitan Opera reaches deal with stagehands

10 Crazy Conspiracy Theories People Actually Believe Are True

My theory as to why Michael Brown's body lay in the street for at least 5 hours

Poll: Californians strongly support measure regulating health insurance rates

Cartoon: Fear of a black victim - by Matt Bors

Father of "affluenza" teen arrested for impersonating police

Forbes says Dallas Cowboys are the first U.S. sports franchise to top $3 billion in value.

I have yet to hear anything about #Ferguson from Miley or Bieber.

Humbug Valley, northeastern CA

POTUS about to speak on

Report: Qatar threatened to expel Meshal if he agreed to Cairo truce draft

WHO??? - Wants Gov. Perry to go Down?: WaPo Details Major Corruption Todd Willingham Case!

I am racist, and so are you.

Strategery abides

Is this the proof Putin is already moving heavy artillery into Ukraine? Russian trucks carrying tank

European Gas Reverses Biggest Drop Since 2009 on Ukraine

Ferguson On Facebook & Twitter: Ice Bucket Challenge Vs National Guard & Starkly Different Realities

Surge in Putin Patriotism Masks Pain of Sanctions

Scarecrow Video in Seattle Is Closing and Reopening as a Non-Profit.

Coming Home to Roost: American Militarism, War Culture, and Police Brutality

Two U.S Hospitals Report Patients Undergoing Ebola Tests

NFL Great Mike Ditka (R) Goes Off On Redskins Criticism: 'So Much Horse Sh*t'

White supremacist gets busted for harrassment

Hamas kills Israeli mother and 7 month old infant using precision baby-killer rockets....

CenturyLink Caller ID a waste of money Credit Card sales call shows my name and Ph.# on caller ID

Israeli Strike Kills Wife, Daughter of Hamas Military Leader

President Obama on Journalist's Killing: 'No Just God Would Stand For What They Did'

Zimmerman with a badge. Here we go again.

Union Trouble: NYC Teachers Clash w. Cops Over Planned Brutality March

Ruminating on Racial Discourse ...

Federal Judge Catches Indiana Governor Mike Pence In A Lie

"The Double Identity of an "Anti-Semitic" Commenter." from Common Dreams

New Study Reveals That Republican Policies Have Pushed Millions Of Americans Into Hunger

Please read,

Hamas warns foreign airlines, declares truce talks over

Suit alleges Ferguson officers used Taser on mentally ill man in 2011, killing him

19 Infuriating Facts Everyone Needs To Know About The Ferguson Protests

Choosing to stand

36 Hours in Glasgow (w video)

Best. Trick Golf Shot. Ever.

Cop Pointing Rifle At Ferguson Protestors: "I Will Fucking Kill You" (w/ video)

Ferguson: With So Many Guns in America, Police Are Trained to Live in Fear

Music for the Revolution

From a vulnerable red state Democrat, a strong pro-Obamacare ad (Senator Mark Pryor )

Calling TZ and Bigwillq!!!!!: Mo'ne on SI cover: Hopefully in UConn jersey next

Loan repayment is key to Market Basket sale

Con Ed seeks approval for leak-detecting lasers

Tariq Abu Khdeir is not deterred: Despite Israeli police attack, he plans on returning to Palestine

Poll: Moreland awareness grows, trust in Cuomo dips

Let's have a silent thread in memory of James Foley.

Bubbles from Trailer Park Boys does the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

What a wonderful world...

Assembly Spends More On Outside Attorneys

"Lesson of this war: The Jews will defend themselves even if it means killing children.

Staples to Shut 140 Stores This Year as Sales Decline

Democrat Mark Pryor Runs Pro-Obamacare Ad In Arkansas :Cancer

Wow. Damn. "Been in several conflicts around world... but to be arrested and yelled at? Ferguson...

Susan Blackmore has an unexpected lecture experience at Oxford Royale Academy

The Rude Pundit: The Difference Between the Left and the Right (Rick Perry Edition)

I just confused myself re: prejudice vs bigotry vs racism

Need advice on what brand/type of portable lantern to buy

Appeals court: Cuomo challenger Zephyr Teachout to remain on ballot

Ferguson Updates: Racists Rally For Teen-Killing Cop, Amnesty International Sends Monitors

Laura waterboards The Chimp

AG's office supplying heroin antidote kits to 12 SUNY campuses

Can Light Rail Be an Engine of Opportunity? The Twin Cities Story

Market Basket

The Missouri GOP is "outraged" about voter registration booths in Ferguson

Gay Rights Movement Tackles Cultural Battle In The Deep South

Do police need grenade launchers, other military weapons? Officers say yes

Jabbar Collins, Wrongfully Imprisoned for 16 Years, Gets $10 Mil Settlement from City

Fayetteville, Arkansas, Passes LGBT-Inclusive Nondiscrimination Law

Colorado gay rights group honors Boulder Clerk Hall, other allies, celebrates gains

Mercenaries "deployed" to Ferguson. Seriously... WTF.

Missouri Lt. Gov.: We Need ‘Anglo-American’ Justice In Ferguson, Not Racial Protests

Congressional candidates weigh in on proposed missile defense site at Fort Drum

Ultraviolet Shedding Light on Women's Rights

Clean Air targets DuPont

Arkansas newspaper reporter quits after repeated harassment from police chief

Sen. Sanders:We need media in our country that expresses all points of view, not just the

FOX News: Bundy Ranch v. Ferguson, MO

George W. Bush Does #IceBucketChallenge (challenges POTUS 42)

Historical versus metaphysical "skepticism"-- and agnostics as targets of bullies

APNewsBreak: BofA reaches $17B settlement with US

Got a question

DOJ to resume an ongoing Civil Rights investigation on Zimmerman.

Papantonio: Segregation Finally Ending In Alabama Sororities

We made over $21 billion last year

What White People Are Getting Wrong About Ferguson

“We will be vigilant and we will be relentless.”

Missouri's Shockingly Ugly Racist Past and Present: Why Ferguson's Inferno Is No Surprise

Alison and Mitch debating LIVE!

Armagayddon: Marriage equality PSA from Ireland

Motorcycle stunt made in Russia

Obama looks fucking PISSED! - ISIS ‘has no place in the 21st century’


One of the most peaceful nites in Ferguson yet. I was collecting tweets to show just how nice it was

Is there anything that isn't Obama's fault?




MoveOn Petition: Appoint a Special Prosecutor to Investigate the Murder of Michael Brown



Military Considering Sending Additional Troops To Iraq, Officials Say

Paul Ryan: I’m Keeping Tax Cuts for the Rich

Vile Dana Loesch's double standard:

St. Lawrence County legislators sign on to Mohawk land claims settlement

Why the conventional wisdom in the Rick Perry indictment story might be incomplete

Term from the 60's I see again...

Supreme Court Halts Gay Marriage In Virginia

Beyond Bulletproof: New 'X-Vehicles' Take Stealth to the Extreme

Will you do a story about Ray Albers? The #ferguson cop who threatened to kill unarmed citizens.

President Obama Delivers a Statement on the Beheading Murder of James Foley

Schumer, Gillibrand back Greece man's crusade

Independence Square, Kiev, Ukraine, after the "peaceful overthrow" of the elected government:

BREAKING: Supreme Court blocks Virginia same-sex marriages -

Q: Why Did an American Journalist Get His Head Cut Off?

Restaurants business virtually shut down by protest

Mama squirrel defends baby and charges Omaha Steve, then Marta

Furnace Filter

Ring of Fire: Obama Makes Wrong Turn On Immigration

Pipeline firm 'optimistic' about federal approval

Russia Forces Its Popular Bloggers to Register -- Or Else

Was anyone watching The Cycle?

China to Pope Francis: Don’t ‘interfere’ with religion

This is not a case of 'hard-ball' politics. Perry is guilty of abuse of power: Will Hailer

Atlantic: Invest 96L; Pacific: Tropical Storm Karina, Tropical Storm Lowell, Invest 92E

Sharpton to Address Mike Brown's St. Louis Funeral

New kind of cop in San Jose: ‘Service officers’

Councilman Ben Kallos wants to set stricter nutrition standards for kids' meals that come with toys

Is it just me or is the phrase "affordable tacos" redundant?

How do ya'll decompress after a long period discussing political issues related to Religion?

Archdiocese: No ice-bucket challenge for ALS

Even the Cubs' ground crew is bush-league.

The Liberal Delusions That Provoked Putin

Vogue Editor Anna Wintour Accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge & Takes An Almighty Drenching

NE Democrats' poll confirms again: Lee Terry-Brad Ashford race is going to be tight

Why We Need a Retail Workers Bill of Rights

Your paycheck has been shrinking for 5 years

Ukraine crisis: the neo-Nazi brigade fighting pro-Russian separatists

Papantonio: V.A. Horror Stories Mounting

Ferguson cop had "serious facial injury"?

Eric Holder in Ferguson: ‘We can make it better’

Council committee passes legislation banning anonymous campaign ads

Georgia judge to sex abuser mom: "You may be the vilest b*tch that I have ever met"

Pittsburgh Public Schools to offer free lunches to all students

Mike Carey said no to Redskins

Large Peanut and Almond Butter Recall

A classic example of how the media LIES to make minorities and the poor look like criminals

De Blasio ‘Confident’ Ferguson-Like Violence Won’t Erupt at SI March

Kinloch connection: Ferguson fueled by razing of historic black town

Sarah Palin: Tina Fey Would Be Nothing Without Me

The "Josie" story that is being called the murdering cop's story is a float. A trial balloon.

A U.S. Open to Remember: Navratilova and Evert Look Back

Sheltered Homeschooled Teen Shoots Both Parents Dead

Obama, allies vow firm response to Islamic State

Anonymous Takes Down Ferguson Police Website in Michael Brown Shooting Death

Defending the Hamas tunnels at Human Rights Watch

ACLU: Ferguson "I will fucking kill you" cop has been removed from duty

St. Louis PD releases incident report on officer involved shooting from YESTERDAY!

Mulshine Op-Ed - Cory Booker and big bucks: Perfect together

Why Mike's body lay in the street

Fill in the blank: "From Johnny Football to ______________"

Regulated rail fares to increase by 3.5% in 2015

What will the Congress do about it?

Inconsistencies with the Michael Brown timeline...

Congressman: Obama’s ‘Muslim Brothers’ Preventing Further Action Against Terrorists In Iraq

Baraorbunga: Over the past 10,000 years, it has erupted“more lava than any other volcano on the pla

Bulgaria doesn't like Russia's monuments. :D:D:D

Day of Rage: Aug 21 RISE UP and make your voices heard

An Icelandic Volcano May Be About To Explode

Obama vows 'justice' after militants kill U.S. journalist James Foley

Supreme Court puts hold on gay marriage in Virginia

Cop Tasers Compliant Teen Into Fit Of Seizures: ‘He Was Trying To Kill My Son,’ Says Mom

"No just God..."

Climate change continues: The "Pre-Holocene" climate is returning

What has happened to our police?

Andy Taylor (Andy Griffith) gets it right about guns...

German Minister Accuses Qatar Of Funding Islamic State Fighters

Fresno Considers Ending Health Services for the Undocumented

The worst part about being a trucker is a general lack of respect for the trade.

Rescue Kitten Lands Starring Role on Broadway, and You Could Take Him Home

Islamic State Jihadists Are ‘Worse Than Saddam,’ Iraqi Kurd Commander Says

Stocks advance for third day, despite Fed minutes

CHINA: Police Beat a Woman, Men Begin Killing Cops on the Streets

What's for Dinner, Wed., Aug. 20, 2013

Invitations Sent to Cuomo and Teachout – and Their Running Mates

Remember Richard Pryor?

"The People of Ferguson Have the Power to Fire the Entire Police Force"

Former mayoral candidate assassinated in northern Colombia

Countrywide’s Mozilo Said to Face U.S. Suit Over Loans

Krugman: new study shows Americans think income is much more equal here than in Europe. The opposite

Remember when the Mods banned this video?

Guardian: Islamic State militants seize four more foreign hostages in Syria

Found outside the Ecuadorean Embassy in London.

Macy's settles racial profiling allegations from shoppers

Unions, Activists Align on Affordable Housing

For the "wait for evidence" crowd.

A police officer from St. Ann, Missouri, has been relieved of duty and suspended indefinitely after

Frustrating day at work. Anyone got any cute animal pictures to cheer me up?

The pursuit of happiness.

Countdown for Something Good. Just an hour and a half EDT until Mo'ne and Taney Dragons

"Obama’s Top Ex-Advisers Are Cashing In On Fighting Unions"

Sen. Savino pushes for governor's signature on climate change bill

Why do we need to be so involved in the Middle East?

Militants sent e-mails to James Foley’s family, GlobalPost CEO says

Who do you blame for the rise in overt racism in America?

Remembering James Foley's Remarkable Faith

Cincinnati Archdiocese: No ice-bucket challenge for ALS Association

US government sells 400,000 acres offshore Texas

Hamas: Israel violated truce after false claim 3 rockets were fired

At Least Five Children Deported Back to Honduras Have Been Killed

Oil spill at Port of Albany contained

'Machete' espionage campaign targets orgs in Venezuela, Ecuador

Breaking! Gigantic Rubber Duckie enters Port of LA, asks to meet Ernie

When is another Officer "I Will Fucking Kill You" going to unload his semi on peaceful protesters

"Flushing Money Down the Tea Party Toilet"

Mexico's ruling party proposes cutting seats from Congress

B.K.S. Iyengar Dead: Indian Yoga Guru Dies At 95

Papantonio: Ferguson's Prosecutor Trojan Horse??

Despite industry spin, mortgage lending standards are not tight

Hebron, 3 video segments: Soldiers overlook settlers' violent actions, take measures

Toon: Cops For Plutocracy

Just saw about Duke Energy rates going up

Confirmed: Microbial life found half mile below Antarctic ice sheet

Did anybody here know that Dorian Johnson recanted his testimony?

Strategery abides

Rioting Mainly for Fun and Profit: The Neoconservative Origins of Our Police Problem

Minke Whales Feast Under Antarctic Ice, Study Finds

After evangelical virgin guys marry, then what?

US Military Launched Secret Rescue Operation in Syria for James Foley

Interfaith Dialogue

We don't need to wait for any more facts to know that gunning down unarmed black men is wrong

Many people are doing the ice bucket challenge , but one person .....rofl

Confirmed: Microbial life found half mile below Antarctic ice sheet

Missouri official apologizes for racist Facebook posts: ‘I was a very active Republican at the time’

Quick show of hands, how many pro-war types are enlisting this week?

The Man Who Ran Contra Propaganda for Reagan Is Guatemala’s New DC Lobbyist

The Man Who Ran Contra Propaganda for Reagan Is Guatemala’s New DC Lobbyist

Worker rescued after 100-foot fall down 2nd Avenue Subway tunnel

US Military Launched Secret Rescue Operation in Syria for James Foley, Other Americans

Ari Shavit calls out every brutality, except the ones Israel is complicit in

Neanderthals and Humans May Have Had Sex for Millennia: Study

True Blue Asshole (s)

Oklahoma Gets Hit With 20 Earthquakes In One Day

Message from Dave Peiser - Issa Challenger

"How Militarizing Police Can Increase Violence"

Women-Led Resistance against False Development in Guatemala

NYT Editorial: McCulloch needs to step aside in this case or be replaced with a special prosecutor

Progressive tax reforms approved in El Salvador

I beleive we will be back at serious war in Iraq, this time against ISIS.

How your boss will run your life in a few years

How to Create Your Own Monarch Butterfly Rest Stop

John Boehner's Troubles With House Conservatives May Only Get Worse

Social media pushes back at militant propaganda

Palin Goes 0-for-2 In Alaska As Clout Disappears Nationally

"Paul Ryan Recycles Weak Talking Point On Welfare Reform"

A lawyer on CNN has just articulated my greatest fear and that is the witnesses'

Please help me understand ...

Ogden woman accused of planning husband's murder in El Salvador deported

Law Enforcement Officials Admit Wilson Fired at Brown as He Ran Away

Atheists/Agnostics: Do you miss any aspect of religion?

Amy Goodman: The Ghost of Dred Scott Haunts the Streets of Ferguson

The George W. Bush library. To go or not to go?

Outraged Welfare Punishes Work and Saps Dignity From the Desperately Poor? Please Sign My Petition!

Argentina says will pay all creditors in Buenos Aires

Argentina says will pay all creditors in Buenos Aires Why Toyota should recall the Camry Hybrid

City Health Dept. issues rabies alert in Brooklyn after dead raccoon tests positive

Dog finds science project on beach - years after reward expired

Big Dallas Plunder (rule change can open the door for school privatization)

'Pistol Packing Preacher' pleads no contest to possession of marijuana

Officer who pointed gun at protesters suspended

The Con Artistry of Charter Schools