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Archives: August 29, 2014

The Counterintuitive Trait That Will Make You Significantly More Successful

Republican speaks out on campaign finance

Elizabeth Warren Finally Speaks on Israel/Gaza, Sounds Like Netanyahu

Bill Maher supports ALS, but wants Cheney to take the ‘douse yourself in gasoline challenge’

It's already time for "MUMS" again. Plus I start to try for an entry to the "LINE" contest

UAW Announces New Cadillacs To Be Made By UAW Workers In Spring Hill Tenn.

Lovely dance for marriage equality on episode 4 of sytycd

The One Word Men Never See In Their Performance Reviews

Ukraine Asserts Russian Invasion and Reinstitutes Draft

Messaging Service Verifies Alleged Audio Recording Of Michael Brown Shooting

Noose Found On Oakland Public Works Truck Used By African-American Employees

Video Shows CEO Kicking A Puppy In An Elevator, Forcing Him To Apologize

Front page of Courier Journal has Mitch McConnell's promises to Koch brothers in their secret mtg

"Obama’s immigration decision could roil 2014 election"

If someone is keeping track of the new seasons

My program says Da Bears are playing the Browns on the NFL network....

Bear Cub Burned in Wildfire Limps to Human for Help (see web cam too)

Mika is One!

to you planted losers

Anybody else ever get a craving for a Mickey D's Filet-O-Fish?

*Alison Lundergan Grimes on Lawrence show tonight.

Meals that you associate with particular people, places or times?

St. Paul cop tazes black man for sitting on bench. (video) "I'm not your brother."

I bought some new shoes. Same shoes I always buy.

Possible Eruption under Bárðarbunga

UFCW Statement on Market Basket Sale

In Soviet Russia, you don't stop at intersections...

UFCW Statement on Market Basket Sale

The Well of Death!

Gerawan foreman ordered pesticide applicator to lie after workers get sick (E action)

Gerawan foreman ordered pesticide applicator to lie after workers get sick (E action)

"The NRA Pissed Off the Wrong Nerd Genius"

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Win Ben Stein’s Racism & a new kitteh gif

Toxic Algae and Climate Change in the Great Lakes

If governmental bodies can't control their police forces, they'd better

Ice Bucket Challenge’ Expedites Cambridge Institute’s ALS Drug Trial

Hell, don't matter for sh*t who will be president IF

FairPoint Walks Away From Bargaining Process, Declares Impasse

Foley waterboarded.

FairPoint Walks Away From Bargaining Process, Declares Impasse

California Legislature passes ‘yes means yes’ bill

Audio captured at time of Michael Brown shooting

PGA Fun Fact:

What misogyny?

My Congress Critter at work:

Five of Cliven Bundy’s grandchildren pulled from school over ban on carrying pocket knives

Ferguson and St. Louis cops sued for $40 million over ‘militaristic displays’ during protests

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Friday, 29 August 2014

Florida appeals court rejects state attorney general’s bid to delay ruling marriage equality

Arthur T. Demoulas to Market Basket workers: ‘You are simply the best’

Conservative host scrambles to stop doctor from debunking anti-immigrant virus claims

Simin Behbahani, the “Lioness of Iran”, died on August 19th, aged 87

Ratings for urban educators trail statewide average

DNA reveals history of vanished 'Paleo-Eskimos' (BBC)

Triad Business Journal Poll: Do you support Fracking in NC. Show some DU Love please.

Honesty Break:

Dead stars 'can re-ignite' and explode (BBC)

Hey Mitch what's your top priority now

Heads up: Alison Lundergan Grimes to be on The Last Word w/ Lawrence O'Donnell

Canada tweets snarky 'Not Russia' map (BBC)

Disputed Kurdish oil tanker mysteriously goes dark off Texas coast

World Congress Of Bigots Doesn't Have A Venue For Their Conference Which Is On Saturday

What Black Women in West Philadelphia Had to Say About Women’s Equality Day

Florida man caught killing, and eating, threatened tortoises

Hochul shifts to defensive mode

For BOG Members: Gee, Obama caught saying what he really thought in 2011. I heartily approve!

Christian Group Begins All-You-Can-Eat 'Fast' to Protest Gay Marriage

Christian leaders call for end to US strikes in Iraq, focus on peaceful resolution

California Women's College Makes Trans-Inclusive History

Well the oil company mandated gas for several states gets less MPG

Netanyahu Meets With House Armed Services Members

Cancer Treatment - Physical activity is a wonder drug

‘Golden Sanction’ to Halt Putin in Ukraine Stays Elusive

Kenny Football

ZARA presents: A striped pyjama with a yellow star for your child

Mayor de Blasio defends plan to scrap test-only admissions for elite high schools

'LET MEN BE MEN': Watch Fox News Hosts Defend Catcalling Women

Market Basket is going to be covered in a few min. on MSNBC!

Google building fleet of package-delivering drones

What if we took the historicity of sacred scriptures off the table, and focused on their meanings?

Marvel Getting Extremely Close To Signing Joaquin Phoenix As Doctor Strange

Taboo. Santana. 'Nuff said.

Iceland Volcano is erupting

"Mitt Romney Leads in Iowa, Which Tells You a Lot About Polling the 2016 Primaries"

Should Internet Misogyny Be Taken Seriously?

Your white car

Stop fighting about who created the world....

"The End of the Scott Walker Experiment?"

Squibbity squee!

Cliven Bundy Spawn Boycott School When Told They Can't Bring Knives

mental illness shaming

(Video) "Colbert On Differences Between Ferguson And Cliven Bundy"

St. Ann lieutenant resigns, Glendale officer fired after actions during Ferguson protests

Fortune Magazine's article on Market Basket

Would you want a dakimakura?

Coping With Welfare Equals Losing 13 IQ Points

Ultra Asshole

Ten Ways Sexual Assault is Not Like Getting Robbed

How News Media Fuels the Myth of Black Crime


Ebola outbreak could lead to food crisis, U.N. says

After Police Abuses Caught on Video, a New Guide Teaches How to Best Archive and Distribute Footage

Occupy Movement Gets Its Own TV Station

To understand the events in Ukraine you must understand the "first" Maidan - Orange Revolution 2004

NASA’s Space Launch System is officially all systems go for Mars and Moon landings

I don't get this

EFF: Cell Phone Guide For US Protesters, Updated 2014 Edition

Uribe’s brother promises not to leave country amid criminal investigations

Rainbow world: the most colourful places on Earth – in pictures, just gorgeous IMHO ! PIC HEAVY

Here comes the iWatch: First Apple wearable computer reportedly set for September 9th reveal

Is Jimmy Carter keynoting an event supporting Hamas? I question this since the only places I see it

Trapped in Venezuela: Airlines Abandon Fliers Amid Currency Dispute

To See The Danger Of Militarizing America’s Police Forces, Look South

Ecuador heralds 'digital currency' plans

my oldest was born in a male body

I dont Usually do this...

Like Anonymous hactivist, NSA, FBI, GCHQ and Chinese online agents cannot examine my computer.

An attorney friend in California posted this California Statutory Will, and I thought I'd share.

My child is an honor student, but my governor---

Florida condo owners being forced out make plea to governor

Joe Scarborough reacts to 9 year old who killed instructor at shooting range w/semiautomatic weapon

Run Lola Run

Protestors block and delay Israeli ships up and down US West Coast

How to Beat the Islamic State (w/ comments from ex-CIA types - Newsweek)

Obama Stops Short of Calling Russia Actions in Ukraine an Invasion

Beginner Beekeeper Course

President Obama on ISIS: 'We Don't Have a Strategy Yet'

What kind of a president wears a tan suit?

Britain’s Cameron Suffers Blow As Lawmaker Defects To Anti-Eu Party

How Obama Should Counter the Islamic State

Dumb Criminals: 3 Illinois Women Arrested For Church Meth Lab

Report: Malaysian women join ISIS to comfort militants

The Rule for Acronyms

My comment on Ferguson

Ukraine Separatists Grant Putin's Appeal for Safety Corridor

TN Highway Patrol to conduct 'no refusal' enforcement Labor Day weekend

Iceland eruption near volcano triggers red alert

State Department Approves Illegal Scheme for Doubling Tar Sands Flowing through the Great Lakes

I live in LA but I've been on vacation in Central and Northern California

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie: Did they have an atheist wedding?

The 6 Strangest Libertarian Ideas

What if Marriage Were Temporary?

Soldiers receive 40 years in prison each for false positive murders

What Ann Coulter and atheist Richard Dawkins have in common

The Companies Making a Profit by Abusing the Poor

Allegheny County Council to vote on displaying 'In God We Trust' on plaque

Report: NFL wants Super Bowl halftime acts to pay for the privilege of 'exposure'

Treatment-resistant depression

APNewsBreak: Buffett heir buys Rosa Parks archive

California Supreme Court Cuts Back Fifth Amendment Right to Remain Silent When Questioned by Police

Is Blackwater Finally Going to Be Held Accountable for Civilian Deaths?

I survived my first speech class.

Stop spy flights, China warns the U.S.

Brittney Griner Is Engaged to Fellow WNBA Star Glory Johnson

Signed, the Vast Left-Wing Conspiracy

ISIS: How to Defeat a Phony “Caliphate”

Mitch McConnell caught Promising Billionaires he’ll Enrich them at our Expense

Obama: Russia responsible for Ukraine violence

India opens door to superbugs

Obama and the Theory of ‘Limited Operations’

US-China Trade War: Where Should Taiwan Stand?

From Colin Powell to the Christians of Iraq

Not without Washington

Sludge Match: Inside Chevron's $9 Billion Legal Battle With Ecuadorean Villagers

National Post editorial board: Beware America’s ruthless burger monarch

Sludge Match: Inside Chevron's $9 Billion Legal Battle With Ecuadorean Villagers

Dan Snyder's 'secret' plan for the Redskin name.

the tan suit is a trap by Obama

At World Congress of Families conference, protesters will be ready

The "F" Word: Surplus Military

A Rising Tide Only Lifts All Boats When Everyone Has a Boat

Ecuador Turning to Virtual Currency After Oil Loans

More than 50,000 U.S.-backed Troops Are Fighting in Ukraine's Civil War. Why?

Could Obama's Legacy Be Destroyed by His Ukraine Policy? What to Do About It —

Nation of Privilege Versus Rule of Law

Will Republicans Block Action On Corporations Abandoning The U.S.?

The Auschwitz Files: Why the Last SS Guards Will Go Unpunished

Interview with an Auschwitz Guard: 'I Do Not Feel Like a Criminal'

Sand Means Gold as U.S. Fracking Demand Booms: Chart of the Day

Ukraine crisis: PM Yatsenyuk to seek Nato membership

Second plane diverts after passenger dispute over reclining seat

'We're Like Animals To Them': An American City's Daily Racism

Microsoft’s $29.6 billion scam: Tech giant leads the way in tax-avoiding innovation

At the end, trial's focus is still on McDonnell marriage

Va. senators urge reform to "repair" state's rep

Obama rules out US military action in Ukraine

Blackwater defense: Iraqi police removed evidence

Afghanistan's one-time booming war economy slows

Mumble a Sparrow

UN: Afghan election audit done around Sept. 10

Toward a Socialist Theory of Racism by Cornel West

Malaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 staff in overhaul

Worrying eurozone inflation sags again to 0.3 pct

Ken Cuccinelli Rips Rick Perry as "Anti-Conservative"

Russian fund with US advisers eludes sanctions

PA. finally releases info. on 243 cases of wells contaminated by gas drilling

Cant find the battery

A UK scandal that could spread to Australia

The Rude Pundit - In Brief: How Much Koch Can a Koch Sucker Suck?

Jeff Fisher Says ESPN Manufactured Michael Sam Shower Story

Shell's new Chukchi plan: Two rigs drilling wells at the same time

Alaska Aerospace takes some solace in knowing the rocket left the ground

Tacoma Walmart developer sues city and individual council members for $1.8 million

2 years late, PA. will finally accept federal dollars to expand medical assistance

German economic fears growing but Merkel strong

Man in China sues clinic after attempted 'cure' for homosexuality

Top BNSF rail executive says safer tanker car can greatly lower risk of oil-by-rail disasters

Don't let Arizona and Kansas get away with potentially discriminatory voter registration rules

Hewlett-Packard money funded lavish lifestyle

A question brought up by the Market Basket settlement...

Fashion show sparks propaganda row as Russian child models brandish guns

Cities lose ‘prevailing wage’ case

Athens County food bank needs support as advocate passes

Meet a newly minted citizen!

Nato images show Russian soldiers,artillery & armoured vehicles in 'military operations' in E. Ukrai

David Griffin defends Cavaliers’ pursuit of John Calipari

Daily Show's Jon Stewart destroys Fox News for its Ferguson coverage

Criminal Justice Debt in the Control Society

Hotels find revenue in new add-on fees

TV political ads now easier to track

GOP’s crazy scapegoat: What their next shutdown will really be about

Spirit AeroSystems offers voluntary retirements

Louisiana is drowning, quickly

Obama cautions against using force to solve crises

Report: Walmart Workers Cost Taxpayers $6.2 Billion In Public Assistance

Political ads on satellite TV get tailored to voters via DVR

Texas Hospitals Say They've Lost Insured Patients to Urgent Care

This Toon says it all: Labor Day Memories

Top Aide to Mitch McConnell Linked to Shady Deal

We thank all applicants for their interest in this opportunity; however...

Barricaded soldier shoots herself at Fort Lee

Fort Hood sergeant to face court-martial

Vote for the (Alleged) Crooks! How Rick Perry, Chris Christie, and Scott Walker and Running While Un

Mike Pence headed to Iowa

Maddow Calls Out ‘Democratic Wuss-itude’ on Airstrikes Against ISIS

Legends League Player Punches Coach in Post-Game Brawl

Putin says Russians and Ukrainians 'practically one people'

Friday TOON Roundup 1 - Nine Year Old with an Uzi

Friday TOON Roundup 2 - State Issues

Friday TOON Roundup 3 - The Rest

On the fence

You Don't Know What "Libertarian" Means

Florence Storch, 101, strives for success in javelin at Canada's 55+ Games

Wisconsin shows how job incentives are handed out -- in Bizarro world

$1 million carp barrier having impact in Iowa Great Lakes, officials say

Woman Accused of Setting Fire With Burned Bacon

I always wanted to know what DU's own Dr. Strange looked like.

Burgers and Bullets shutters Four days after a 9 year old girl accidentally killed an instructor

Officials: 7 human cases of West Nile in Iowa

Does anyone here use Twitter?

Gun Culture and Anti-Government Extremism

Malkin blasts progressive view on immigration at King event

Labor Department PR chief: Wasteful spender or promoting mission?

Gay marriage case sent to Florida Supreme Court

It's just fine for Police to run into and kill innocent bystanders in LA

US State Department underestimates carbon pollution from Keystone XL

Bruce Springsteen to publish children's book

Jon Stewart: "Perry’s gonna make a bit of a creepy inmate-Little bit of Orange Is The New Blecch.”

Wisconsin faces $281 million budget shortfall

An essential movement in the face of wage inequality

Five of Cliven Bundy’s grandchildren pulled from school over ban on carrying pocket knives

Republicans Court Female Voters By Carefully Explaining That Women Are Wrong

Charles Pierce : ISIS WATERBOARDED James Foley before murdering him.

Another Way Of Looking At The World...

Never, will any of us eat in Burger King again!

60 F outside Philly on 29 August...

Sam Wang at Princeton Election Consortium---Gives Dems 70% Chance Of Holding Senate.

The Whine Of The Never Satisfied

The Whine Of The Never Satisfied

criticism of Hillary is often in bad faith

Thom Hartmann: The San Francisco Earthquake Threat to Nuclear Power Plants

U.S. Consumer Spending Falls for First Time in Six Months

Was excessive force used is this case? You decide.

I agree with this critics review of the Strain--sci fi t.v.

Putin likens Ukraine's forces to Nazis and threatens standoff in the Arctic

Boom! Top Aide to Mitch McConnell Linked to Shady Deal

In Senate-CIA fight on interrogation report, another controversy

Russia appears to invade Ukraine, opening 2nd front

FBI scuttles contested $500 million, no-bid deal with Motorola

Rachel Maddow - McDonnell trial heads to closing arguments

Republican Message to Women:

Rachel Maddow - Taking names to hold Congress accountable on Iraq

Egypt's prisons still rife with torture

Rachel Maddow - Political payoff investigation still going

It seems that CorpoMedia© can't get a good scarefest going with

Mount Polley: A wake-up call for Canada's mining industry

Kim Jong Un's Banker Defects To Russia: South Korean Media

A Housing Bubble in Canada?

Obama Did A Huge Thing For Workers, Now States Should Do The Same

Hunting license or badge. Or just too fat to do anything but shoot.

Human Rights Watch Daily Brief, 29 August

Ebola outbreak: Senegal confirms first case

Life As A Minority In A Police State - Part I, A TYT Nation Interview

President Obama updates nation on economy, Ukraine, & ISI

Ebola, why isn't there a natural or tribal remedy for it?

Britain Raises Terror Threat To Severe, Attack ‘Highly Likely’

Ebola virus mutating rapidly as it spreads

Comforting--"U.S. Police Departments Say They Are 'Losing' Tons of Military Weapons"

Erdogan's first term as Turkish president: 4 things to watch for (+video)

Volcano erupts in Papua New Guinea

EPA says California’s Delta water tunnel project could violate federal law

Israel's deadly ceasefire game

Millions of historic images posted to Flickr (BBC)

As Syrian refugees top 3M mark, UN faces biggest operation in its history

CBO: Why VA claims exploded, ways to slow trend

Confronting His Family's History As Slave Owners - Chris Tomlinson On His New Book

Baba Ganoush

Many ask: Was 30 rounds too many? (Omaha COPS crew member killed)

'Septermeber' misspelled road sign put up in Oxford (BBC)

Man Opens Door to Lions Cage

Sorry---but I appreciate terror alerts.

New trial ordered for soldier who says anti-smoking drug drove him to kill

Dallas County OKs plan to confiscate guns from domestic abusers

Koterba toon: Violent video games for kids

Pic Of The Moment: Be Honest, Conservatives -- It's Not The Tan Suit That Bothers You...

Why Wall Street and Consulting Firms Win at the Elite College Brain Drain Game

Will dog-abusing CEO sink Centerplate?

Missouri Cop Resigns After Pointing Rifle at Ferguson Protesters

Want to see "American Exceptionalism"? Here you go:

Has anyone subcribed to Al Qaeda magazine yet? Christmas is just around the

Eliminating The Corporate Tax Has Got To Rank As One Of the Dumbest Ideas

Next up, TN! Yet Another GOP State Is Moving To Expand Medicaid Under Obamcare

Why Does A 9 Year Old Need A Bucket List?

Romney's Bain Bled Burger King Dead: Inversion Perversion is Maneuver for Life Support

Internet Raises Over $50,000 For Gay Youth Disowned By Family

The Last Word - Grimes: Mitch McConnell is 'out of touch'

Officer Hired By Ferguson Police After Pistol Whipping Children

Colbert Suggests Black People Just Be More Like Cliven Bundy: Armed (And White)

I hope Meet The Press goes just as well

Thom Hartmann: A Rising Tide Lifts All boats if Everybody Has a Boat...

Cuomo establishment turns to saving Hochul

Landmark Ruling: Animals Can Legally Be Considered Victims, Just Like Humans

Tesla, Chinese firm plan 400 charging stations

Consumer Sentiment Rises In August, Ignores Economy Jitters

Arab High Follow-Up..demands opening of criminal investigation against Israeli political leaders

Ukraine Fighting Surges as Russian-Backed Forces Gain

Upstate New York News Thread Aug 29 and 30th

My partner was killed. LAX: Hold unsafe companies accountable (Add your name E-action)

Swain Co. cops waited two days after crash to respond to scene where Key Largo man was mortally...

'ISIS pose a greater threat to Britain than we have known before'

Finland’s Fighter Jets on Alert as Russia Violates Airspace

Labor day Inspirational Lines | Quotes | Labor Day 2014

Is It War? Ukraine Conflict Definition Softens in West

Teachout taps upstate anger on Day 2 of bus tour

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand talks weight struggles, sexism in new book

A a president wearing a tan suit?!! You don't say...

NYC strikes labor deal, settles equal pay suit (= pay for women in a union $38 million settlement)

Rassia lead military bloc ready to send in peacekeepers to Ukraine

Robin Williams Destroying Bush

California Passes the First College Affirmative Sexual Consent Bill

Burger King

US are stocks mixed in early trading

John Sampson Denies He Was Expelled From Democratic Conference

"Christian" woman blames women for getting raped...

Well, he was at the crime scene.

Lincoln County Early Voting Schedule Changes

Senegal (6th African conntry) confirms first Ebola case (1,552 deaths total)

A Day for the American Worker (from a tea-bagger perspective)

Obama Administration To Reward Student Loan Company Accused Of Cheating Troops

ISIS capture 250 Syrian Soldiers and executed them

just saying, and reiterating. i get redq. i might have walked also. if i did not get my constant

Rail News: Positive Train Control. FRA issues final rule on PTC implementation

Want help understanding the Deficit?

Should a 9 year old, under any circumstances, be legally allowed to fire an Uzi?

The 'Perfect Crime' in America Is Killing an Unarmed Black Man and Claiming Self-Defense

Ebola outbreak: Senegal confirms first case

Arrest made in Queens fake cabbie attack on mother, kids

From Ferguson to Staten Island Building Resistance to Police Terror

Ebola outbreak reaches Senegal, riots break out in Guinea

Baby, I'm Yours...

A Day for the American Worker (from a tea-bagger perspective)

I'm listening to "Loch Lomond" arranged for harp.

NYC Metro and LI news thread Aug 29 and 30.

Sense of urgency heightens over Ebola crisis (the virus has repeatedly mutated in recent months)

Bush is coming out with a new record.

Blog: What my bike tells me about white privilege

Chicago Manufacturing Index Climbed to 64.3 in August

The Chickening Begins: Abbott Backs out of Only Statewide Televised Debate

"If you don't stand for something, you'll fall for anything."

Sam Kass, the Obamas’ Foodmaster General

Obamacare’s Latest Threat Nears Turning Point in Court

Court rules against FedEx in drivers' labor case (improperly classified about 2,300 drivers in CA)

If Bernie Sanders runs for president, and does not run as a Democrat, there is no way he stands a

San Jose police jettison hulking armored transport

San Jose police jettison hulking armored transport (xpost from GD)

First LGBT couple allowed to adopt child in Italy

Fox News Host Says She Wants Putin To Be Our Leader To Get Things ‘Done Right’ (Video) - See more at

Letting Kids Shoot Guns Is Good for Them--TIME magazine, Aug. 28, 2014

The Difference Between Labor and Capital

Did anyone ask Dick Cheney?

Mayor orders police to remove man who wouldn't stand for Pledge of Allegiance

Labor, clergy organize a ‘moral march to the polls’

Gov. Scott removes Scott Batterson from expressway board

Cracks in the ‘stained-glass ceiling’: Women reach prominent pulpits

Abercrombie & Fitch dropping logos from clothes

Now is exactly the time to not do stupid shit

What should be done about Russia and Ukraine?

OMG I am a disgrace to DU and Americans everywhere

Convicted Cold War spy John Walker dies in federal prison

Steve Martin just called me from Microsoft

The ebola virus is mutating

Is It Torture Now? ISIS Apparently A Fan Of CIA’s Waterboarding Techniques

Oh, fellow foodies, check this out:

Attica uprising items being sent back to families

Hysterically funny article trashing Corbett's campaign hopes & in the Tribune Review!

On ISIS and Strategy. WATCH THIS:

TGIF and a holiday weekend to boot. How are you starting it off - Friday, August 29, 2014

Janet Mefferd: abortion providers 'monsters' motivated by money

Welchin: Stand with Nissan workers on Labor Day

UMWA to host annual Labor Day Celebration in Racine, West Virginia Sept. 1

Normally I don't get excited about new movie releases but this one looks amazing - Foxcatcher

I heard Oscar Grant's uncle speak the other night

Rob Portman exploring 2016 presidential run

Man Claims 'Religious Right' to Wear Pasta Strainer in DMV Pic

Hitler rant on Cespedes trade:

Harry Reid thanks big money donor Soros behind closed doors, promises to do as he asks.

Cuomo establishment turns to saving Hochul

This 3D-Printed Vertebra Is A Huge Step Forward For Medicine

Horseshoe over the door. Up or down?

Concealed carry permit holder charged in Dolton home invasion

This is just sick...

GOP poll: women see Republicans as ‘intolerant, ‘stuck in the past’

DEC conducting new study of air quality near Peace Bridge

11 Michigan counties failed to report crimes commited by concealed weapon permit holders

Wisconsin man leaves loaded gun at Door County fun park

Pat Robertson: Possibly Gay Teenager Will Be Straight If He Has A Man In His Life

Sitting while Black

CBS News: Americans Pessimistic - Blame Wall Street & Washington

State releases long-awaited teacher, principal evaluation results

Conundrum. Rick Scott seizes high ground, to explore legal options against Arne's "punitive" policy.

Larry Klayman is suing Obama...

Wrong move by Burke

How Higher Education in the US Was Destroyed in 5 Basic Steps

Acknowledging the Reality of Police Brutality

Bratton 'actively looking' into outfitting NYPD with body cameras

Let's Be Blunt GOP And Business Allies Believe ONLY Working People Should Pay Taxes

A request for help from the rescue group that gave me my Snowy

With Gaza War, Movement to Boycott Israel Gains Momentum in Europe

A liberal is somebody who wants you to vote

You know those National Guard Troops Perry sent to the border? They haven't been paid.

What is your subconscious nationality?

Flashback: "Worldwide khaki shortage" caused by the ROMNEY clan (credit Conan)

Mumia Abu Jamal Weighs in on “Outside Agitators” in Ferguson

Papantonio: Is Wall Street Intentionally Destroying The Economy?

‘Poor Door’ To Get Redesign At West Side Manhattan Skyscraper As Opposition To Them Mounts

Russia Enhances Military Prowess For Self-Protection: Putin

Over 50,000 People Remain In Shelters In Gaza: UN

No-cult zone

Officer ‘Go F*ck Yourself’ Out of a Job After Pointing Gun at Ferguson Protesters

Funniest Sarah Palin Pictures Ever


I feel bad for the paint contractor, but seriously, I'm not responsible for their business practices

Did you get Pinged?

A Tale of Two 9-Year-Olds: The One on the Playground, and the One With an Uzi

What Is Labor Day About? 7 Historical Facts About Celebration Of American Movement

The War on Drugo

'Walking Dead' Marine battalion to be deactivated

What Is Labor Day About? 7 Historical Facts About Celebration Of American Movement

Atheists Feel Awe, Too

‘Hands Up, Don’t Ship!’ Minneapolis UPS Workers Protest Shipments to Missouri Police -

Nuns pray for base hit and..

C. Pierce : "This Is Mighty White of You" (re: Hillary on Ferguson)

Houston Chronicle: "Tomlinson Hill: 2 Families Who Share the Tomlinson Name - 1 White, 1 Black"

Baker Catches Coakley in New Poll (Mass)

Tea Party opponent calls for Raul Grijalva's excommunication from the Catholic Church.

Anyone know how to report misuse of mailboxes? Updated: don't mess with USPS.

‘Mike Brown Is Our Son’ (members of the Show Me $15 fast food workers group demonstrations daily!)

Police Officer Will Not Be Charged For Killing Napster Exec While Texting And Driving —

6 years with Sarah

How a Catholic battling depression and a Protestant with a drug problem crossed the sectarian divide

I confess. I complained about the President’s attire.

I confess. I complained about the President’s attire.

Atheists feel hunger too.

Model Slams Swimsuit Company for Photoshopping Her to Look Skinnier: ‘This Industry is Crazy’

A Professor Looked At 15 Years' Worth Of Information. Then A Designer Packed It Into 1 Punchy GIF.

Tan suit? OK. That's it.

Maybe I am old and backward.

Defending New Kurdish Borders with the PKK: The Battle For Iraq (Dispatch 8)

Hello, I'm Steve and I have HelloKittyPTSD

The main difference between America & Iceland--

Pro-Russia Separatists In Firm Control Of Strategic Coastal Town

$15 and Change: How Seattle Led the Country’s Wage Revolution

Stunningly Accurate Regression Model Predicts Outcome of House 2014 Elections

OK, let's speculate about Maureen Dowd's column in the NYT this Sunday.

Sweeney's drive for labor rights rooted in Catholic social teaching

Putin Has Now Cornered Ukraine And Its President

'Weird is not a crime,' Maureen McDonnell's lawyer says

Cruz Builds Out Team for 2016

Ok kids, I've been away a while. Need some recipes for the pinned thread.

A lying republican!

Fort Hood shooter Nidal Hasan asks to be a citizen of Islamic State

Sadly A GOPPER Candidate Could Be A Known Serial Rapist And Could Win.

In honor of John McCain's 78th birthday.

cactus face

Closing arguments in the McDonnells trial

Florida condo owners being forced out make plea to governor

GOP holds a conference on how to attract Women

Georgia student’s family disowns and assaults him in nightmarish gay ‘intervention’ video

Cops should have a psych profile once a year

John Fugelsang: They can indict Clemens but we can't indict Congress

Buzzfeed Politics gets funding from Koch?

Stupid correspondences don't know shit about how

Pentagon: Iraq operations cost $560 million so far

So What Are Liberals Supposed to Do? Cry ‘Green Lantern’ and Let Slip the Dogs of Meh?

SWAT Team Hoaxed By Prank Caller, Get Caught On Gamer's Live-Streaming Webcam

Radical idea: Tie federal law-enforcement grants to clear goals

Consumers complain Hostess powdered donettes smell and taste like chemicals

Nation debates extremely complex issue of children firing military weapons

I have successfuly lowered my blood pressure!

Why are egregious sexists still allowed to post here?

Should employers be allowed to discriminate on the basis of political views/affiliation?

Ferguson isn’t about black rage against cops. It’s white rage against progress.

St. Paul Police assault/arrest this calm respectful Black man waiting for his kids. It's an epidemic

In Istanbul, there's a vending machine that feeds stray dogs in exchange for recycled bottles

ISIS is apparently setting up shop in Juarez, Mexico.

The degradation of people of color and specifically Black men is real

Ex-Governor Paterson Blames Heroin Crisis on Childhood Medication

The War Nerd: Here’s everything you need to know about “too extreme for Al Qaeda” I.S.I.S.

Report: Time Warner drops pursuit of Vice stake

Guatemala villagers try to force out ultra-Orthodox Jewish sect

I am also super pissed at my neighbors- Water wasters.

Challenging the architect of the shut down.

Walker deals with double dose of bad economic news

Maureen McDonnell bares own jugular as husband Bob desperately uses classic "cutthroat defence".

Black Girl Makes History. White Man Asks Her Why She Doesn't Do Something More 'Female Friendly.'

Five co-authors of a new Ebola study died of the virus before their research was published

NY foster agencies settle suit by kids for $17.5M

Are you a misandrist?

Friends of the Central Sands: Releases video commercials showing dropping water levels

Pughuahua eats watermelon. PUGHUAHUA. EATS. WATERMELON.

Judge Tosses Out McDaniel Challenge To Senate Runoff Results

Papantonio: Did Mitch McConnell Just Have a Mitt Romney Moment?

State probing 11 Saratoga thoroughbred deaths

Oh god, why'd I have to read the manga "Spiral?"

Herman Cain Uncovers Obama's Secret Plot To Get Impeached

NYC fire academy takes steps to curb MRSA outbreak

Officer Who Told Protestors 'I Will F*cking Kill You' Forced To Resign

Koch brothers influence on Florida State University sets risky precedent.

Florida GOP's Quasi-Obamacare Alternative Has Signed Up 30 People

Herman Cain Uncovers Obama's Secret Plot To Get Impeached

Where are they now?

Palestinian Leader: Hamas Needlessly Prolonged War

Couple of cool vids of Artie and the workers (yeah, it's the evil Boston Herald, but good stuff)

FFRF condemns mayor and police chief for ejecting citizen from meeting who wouldn't stand for Pledge

Rarely have I been this demoralized and worried about my country. Cartoon about Ferguson (Sack)

He didn't feel safe

At Queens stop, Teachout says Cuomo ‘ignores tax fraud’

Arizonans depart for Ferguson in show of support for protesters

Report: NFL wants Super Bowl halftime acts to pay for the privilege of 'exposure'

Cell Phone Humor

Imagine: Cuba

Why abundant coal may have ‘cursed’ the Appalachian economy

Abortion Ban Unconstitutional: What If You Could Only Buy Guns at 2 Stores?

Palestinian leader says Hamas caused prolonged war

NYSUT fires back at anti-tenure lawsuit

U.K. Wants EU to Block Russia From SWIFT Banking Network

Guest Lineups For The Sunday News Shows (subject to changes)

Kraft issues voluntary recall of some American Singles cheese product

This miserable S.O.B is now threatening nuclear war..

'So You Think You Can Dance' Breaks Its Routine By Going Gay (Fab video!)

They must be expecting very serious rain in Louisiana

Excerpt for Afro-Cuban fans: Human Needs, Dirty Deeds

Top U.S. Chef Introducing a Cheap and Healthy Fast Food Chain

Gay youths more likely to report trouble in foster care, study finds

A Perfect Example of a Capitalist Abuser: Coca-Cola and Its Egregious History

NYPD implements new security measures on bridges

Plaintiffs in Utah Gay Marriage Case Ask for SCOTUS Review

Bill O’Reilly: Rap Music May Have Driven Michael Brown to Confront Police

E.W. Jackson has some...uh, "thoughts" about Ferguson

"Let Men Be Men": Fox News Female Hosts Defend Catcalling

Making Pictures: Annie Leibovitz at Work

What's today's news dump? The McDonnell verdict???

Atlantic: Post-Tropical Cyclone Cristobal ; Pacific: NOTHING, amazing indeed !

Electric Zoo music festival tightens security in NYC

Phyllis Schlafly: Women Can Avoid Sexual Assault By Focusing on Marriage, Not Careers

LePan II 9.7" LCD Google Certified Android

Indiana officer put on administrative leave

What does DU do best??

Jewish life before the Holocaust in thousands of never-seen photos

Has 'La Bestia' been tamed? Mexican crackdown has significantly cut numbers of child migrants on

Billion-Dollar Russian Fund With US And EU Advisers Shows Dilemma Facing Sanctions Expansion

Phyllis Schlafly: Women Can Avoid Sexual Assault By Focusing on Marriage, Not Career

2016 GOP hopefuls vie for attention at Texas event

Ferguson slapped with $40 million civil rights lawsuit

The Truth About Down Syndrome (What Dawkins got wrong)

"Kentucky needs a new Senator."

BREAKING: Restrictive Texas Abortion Law Blocked by Judge

Mary Engelbreit for Ferguson T Shirts are now available.

Hillary Clinton: "Imagine if a third of all white men went to prison during their lifetime."

What "could have been," in 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory': Dahl estate releases extra details

First day of kindergarten, Navaho boy banned for having long hair. Texas, where else?

WTF ...123

Colombian accused in 5,000-plus killings arrested

WTF ...124

How do you feel about religion in the OR?

Popular Gamers website tells misogynists to go away.

The reality of police brutality - Alan Grayson article.

Federal judge halts key part of Texas abortion law that would close clinics by Sept. 1

Tiny mites are crawling all over your face

Utah university removes Reid's name from center

George Galloway badly injured in street attack

5 Cat Breeds Who Take Well to Training

Rick Perry blasts Obama over terrorist threats, border

Weekend Economists Celebrate Endless Summer August 29-September 1, 2014

After pulling out of one debate, Abbott accepts another

In braver, new workplace ahead looms the 24/7 employee

Melissa Rivers Could Face Life-Or-Death Decision: Comedianne Still Remains In Medically Induced Coma

Greg Abbott: Bag bans may violate state law

Ex-ArthroCare executives get prison time in fraud case

What did DU used to be about, once upon a time?

where are the women police in ferguson?

where are the women police in ferguson?

Stephen Hawking denies god

women who profess love for their abusers

Jon Stewart's Directorial Debut 'Rosewater' Already Looks Like An Oscar Contender

With crowds all atwitter, SXSW named "most loved" U.S. festival

What Do You Mean Atheists Don't Have Morals?

Italy: First gay couple allowed to adopt a child

It would be awesome to make the hashtag #IamYourBrother trend on twitter.

Giant Men Meet Tiny Kittens

Any tips for focusing ultrafast lenses? (big image)

NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen urges Canada to boost defence spending


So, adult Halloween revelers, what costume will you be sporting this year ?

"The Innocents Abroad"--Mark Twain ....Wonderful "End of Summer" read...or Early Fall...

In Audio From a Koch Event, McConnell Envisions Undoing Obama Initiatives

Curious. Haven't seen Biden for a while.

Ayn Rand's Capitalist Paradise Is Now a Greedy Land-Grabbing Shitstorm

If Mittens does run in 2016, he is older than Hillary Clinton. That would

New York Times refuses to endorse Wall Street tool Cuomo for governor

The Votemaster ( is back to blogging regularly.