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Archives: August 3, 2014

We’re Heading into a Jobless Future, No Matter What the Government Does

Obama: 'What we did worked. The Economy is better'

The Pink Panther on TCM now.

TCM Schedule for Tuesday, August 5: Summer Under the Stars: Barbara Stanwyck

Other cat parents with FLUTD?

An Atheist's (Somewhat) Relaxed View of the Qur'an

TCM Schedule for Wednesday, August 6: Summer Under the Stars: Paul Muni

Q&A: Why Sunni Extremists Are Destroying Ancient Religious Sites in Mosul

Pres. of Guatemala:In Latin America, we know who is to blame for our child migrant crisis

Pope surprises Jesuits for dinner on feast of Saint Ignatius

Here is Bill Nye's take on GMO's

There is no need for anyone to fly off the handle, but is HRC part

The LGBT, feminist and student voices behind Uruguay's radical reforms

Breathtaking Photos of the Tower of London Adorned with 888,246 Ceramic Poppies to Commemorate WWI

Court ruling attacks Guatemala for failure to tackle crimes against women

Thailand launches women-only train cars after girl, 13, raped and murdered

MH17 Investigators Feel Very Comforatble and Very Safe Working With Separatists on Investigation

Jim Thome statue unveiled at Cleveland's Progressive Field

How about a bit of Irish music for a Saturday night?

Astronaut tweets 'saddest photo yet' (Warnings, see note)

Judgment free

El Salvador Launches Public Education Campaign to Curtail Emigration of Children

Liz Cheney: ‘Despicable’ Obama slanders ‘patriots’ when he admits to post-9/11 torture

Loveliest song you will hear today, I guarantee.

Building a progressive alternative to ALEC

A Successful "Negotiation" of Israel/Palestine Peace Treaty

You haven't seen the Wizard of Oz until you've seen it sung acapella using popular songs.

LOL ...

See - another lie debunked -Soldier believed captured by Hamas killed in action, says Israeli army

Ban lauds Nicaragua's 'forward-looking' energy policy during day-long visit

Ban lauds Nicaragua's 'forward-looking' energy policy during day-long visit

The Economy Just Grew Much Faster Than It Was Expected To

Looking for an attorney recommendation

Has anyone heard from Flying Squirrel ?

The Likud vs. Hamas war in Gaza.

Israeli Military Wanted Prior Review Of NYT Articles On Soldier Goldin


State by state: Overview of 2014 governor races shows Democratic tilt

Today, my relationship with my aunt was terminated today by her controlling husband

Gaza Crisis: 'Captured' Israeli Soldier Died In Airstrike On His Captors, Claim Hamas

Check the status of your Illinois voter registration on-line

Grimes on McTurtle was BRUTAL!!!!

The damned thing is sitting on his ass when he does it.

China bladder trade sending porpoise to extinction

Is this true?

2nd Soldier thought to have been captured confirmed dead by Israel...

Work and Worth by Robert Reich

New spinal implant allows paralyzed men to get an erection again

BDS - A Fitting Reply To Israeli Violations

2 dead in Saratoga County plane crash

DUers': How weird is this and, also, WTF?

Help Me Here - Would The CIA Carry Out Torture On Their Own Or Did They Have Orders/Permission......

WW 1: A Christian war

Homeless man jailed after Church insists on pressing charges over stolen cookies worth $2.25

home again. but I almost went back to the hotel last night.

White UPS worker hands a noose to a dock worker.

Salt Lake City police department clears officer who shot dog (I fucking knew it)

I found out at work this week that I'm a "good Christian"

Russian Soldier Selfie shows he's in Ukraine

Jonathan The Tortoise Photographed In 1902 And Today

Giant Siberian Craters ARE from Methane

What is this eDeals Crap?

Dead Children Names Too Threatening For Israel

Satanists Use Hobby Lobby Decision Against Pro-Life Propaganda

Undercover Cop Tricks Autistic Student into Selling Him Weed

Israel-Gaza Conflict Puts Interfaith Relations To The Test

Medical services in Gaza on ‘verge of collapse’: UN official

California governor declares emergency amid fires

Families sue Yuba City nonprofit for allegedly providing untrained dogs as service animals

Vatican lifts suspension on missionary priest.

No Longer Ignored, Evidence Solves Rape Cases Years Later

TYT: CEO Pay Is A Massive Scam, This Chart Proves It

Big Banks Still a Risk

We're getting some rain in Southern California tonight...

Doonesbury Sunday

House Clears $225 Million in Funding for Israel's Iron Dome Defense System

Oh my goodness I am so excited

IDF Censor Tells NY Times It Cannot Report It Killed 2nd Lt. Hadar Goldin

Minor venting on behavior: why would someone say or think this?

Documentary 'The Kill Team' Captures Nightmare of War

Braves broadcaster Van Wieren dies after bout with cancer

What is the point in a multi-year investigation of torture practices of the Bush administration?

Israel Begins Redeploying Along Gaza Border

Israeli Military: Soldier Killed By Suicide Bomber {{{really?}}}

Radishes and beets...

U.S. Official: Spy Plane Flees Russian Jet, Radar; Ends Up Over Sweden

Israel and Palestine, an animated introduction.

Plumbing question

Pumbing question

Fears of surrogacy ban after Australian couple deserts Thai surrogate mother of Down Syndrome baby

BREAKING: Gaza Health Official Says 10 Dead After Strike Near U.N. School

Sunday's Non Sequitur- The Right to Bear Arms

Israel vs Palestine or is it Jew vs Muslim? You decide.

Where in the World Are the Adjunct Unions?

Hammond Condemns 'Intolerable Suffering' in Gaza

Are Israelis and Zionists really talking about a Final Solution of the Palestinian Problem?

Gaza crisis: Deadly strike 'on UN school in Rafah'

Gustave Le Bon 1895 ... The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind.

I went to a concert last night and had a great time

Advanced Search seems not to find posts by certain posters

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Summer of Squeee Edition III

Dueling no-hit bids turn into a Giants loss

Israel reportedly spied on John Kerry during truce negotiations

5 Most Demented Right-Wing Moments This Week

Why Do Religious Groups Get Your Tax Money to Preach and Discriminate?

6 Horrible Things We Have to Face Because of Climate Change

Another Independent Texas Abortion Provider Shuts Its Doors

Why Are Humans Violent? The Psychological Reason We Hurt Each Other

Another UN shelter hit this morning in Gaza

Incredible Pictures Of The Isolated Island Called 'The Most Alien-Looking Place On Earth' {IMAGES}

Clear Message From July Jobs Report: Let's Repair Our Infrastructure

Eight dollops of squee

The Iron Dome Inside The Heads of Israel's Leaders

A new message from the international bankers to Greece

No Treatment or Vaccine for Ebola, but a $1000 Pill for Hepatitis C

I just saw Guardians of the Galaxy and I have to say this about Marvel Studios (No Spoilers)..

Belfast Gay Pride parade bring sea of colour to soaked city streets (videos)

Doomsday Trigger for Megadrought?

The Water of Life: Thirsting for Justice in a World of War

Eastern Panhandle politics now shaping West Virginia

Whoops! What Crisis?: Time to Go on the Offensive to Improve, not just Save Social Security and Medi

Why One Local Grocery Store’s Revolt Is Exactly What America Needs Right Now

General Motors Website As Faulty As Its Ignition Switches

Is your tween desperate to look like a teen?

4 states' gay marriage bans under fire - OH, KY, MI, TN

Israel 'spied on Kerry during peace talks'

Big cooking day at Villa cbayer. What's going on at your place? - Sunday, August 3, 2014

Is it time for an international (armed) aid operation to Gaza?

Downright dismal images of the Western drought, a record-setter in California

How DOD’s $1.5 Trillion F-35 Broke the Air Force

Anything war can do ...

Liz Cheney: ‘Despicable’ Obama slanders ‘patriots’ when he admits to post-9/11 torture

Hamas’s Chances

The House has passed HR 4315, a bill that would ....

Wiretapped: Israel Eavesdropped on John Kerry in Mideast Talks

Justice Kennedy Opened the Door to Same-Sex Marriage, Will He Walk Through Next?

"Sometimes lies are not good enough. But that's very rare." Please come CAPTION Fox's Eric Bolling!!

From USS Maine to MH17

Cardiff Wales paper: A quick guide to Israeli PR.

Looks like the US better second guess Bibi

If Pakistan And Afghanistan Fail, Then al-Qaida Will Return

This could get odd.

If Putin Doesn’t Defeat Fifth Column, Yanukovych’s Fate Awaits Him

Jonathan Kay: America’s firearms culture forged by paranoia, racism and civil rights unrest

Does John Brennan Know Too Much for Obama to Fire Him?

I thought my wife was a former band nerd. I found out last night that she still is one.

Bill Clinton Praises Richard Scaife at memorial service

Science Magazine Cover's Depiction of Trans Sex Workers Sparks Outrage

Israeli airstrike targets another UN school in Gaza, 10 dead

New Jersey flights check for pollution at shore

The month in tech: A battery-free EV? (BBC)

Fort Gordon in Augusta getting new cyber general

Sainthood awaits, at least it keeps waiting. . . . Please come CAPTION Liz Cheney!!!

Southwest Florida governments not planning for sea rise

Public comment vital about proposed JBLM cuts

Dismantling California nuke plant will cost $4.4B

Comcast Affiliated News Outlet Censored My Article About Net Neutrality Lobbying

Question for DU historians, RE: Lincoln and slavery

Why Do Religious Groups Get Your Tax Money to Preach and Discriminate?

War on women, Canada Style: Feminist Icon's name disappears from currency, awards.

War on women, Canada Style: Feminist Icon's name disappears from currency, awards. (X-Post from GD)

Sunk Costs: New Carriers Commit UK To Buy Escorts & F-35Bs, Says 1st Sea Lord

Just A Little Ditty For A Sunday Morning...

Listening to Pink Floyd this morning

Housing Horror: US low-income families face eviction from govt-subsidized bldgs

Israeli theatre group has performances cancelled at Edinburgh Fringe

Every dad with a daughter needs this shirt: (Updated)

KSU president gives up over $90,000 of his salary to boost lowest-paid campus employees

Ultimate irony right now in Toledo Water Crisis

Devastation in Gaza (Photos)

Meet 'The Brothers' Who Shaped U.S. Policy, Inside And Out

Cats are the best alarm clock...

How concerned should we be about the Chinese ?

Invisible River/Invisible Bridge

Atheist Philanthropist Makes $10,000 Donation to Support Right Wing Watch Blog

"I don't really know what a 'liberal' is"...

Congressmen Introduce Bill to Protect Religious Rights of Foster Care, Adoption Agencies

Pope Francis to visit Albania

Why EPA Suddenly Doesn’t Have Anyone Running The Office That Protects Our Waterways

Your Sunday morning Karma

Boycott of Israel Spreads in European Civil Society over Gaza War, Could Cost $5 bn/ yr

Iowa Congressman: Impeach Obama If He Grants Deportation Relief To Undocumented Immigrants

Tropical Storm Bertha lashes Turks and Caicos Islands

Fan Hurts Arm After Falling Over Wall Before Mets Game

GA Bystander Critically Injured in Aftermath of Police Chase.

Gizmo update: Emergency vet gave him antibiotics and pain medication. We're getting him some

Brooklyn Woman ‘Traumatized’ After NYPD’s Arrest Left Her Nearly Naked

The Lavish Homes of American Archbishops

The U.S. Bans GMOs, Bee-Killing Pesticides in All Wildlife Refuges

Canoe or kayak?

Hamas versus IDF military strength

My dear sweet Jessie is gone.

Earthquake 'kills 175' in south-west China

In my town, a pro-Israel march drew 700 supporters..

Rallying Eric Garner supporters put pressure on DA to charge chokehold cop Daniel Pantaleo

UN warns of 'tragedy' as militants take over Iraq towns

Islamic State grabs Iraqi dam, oilfield in victory over Kurds

Photo of the Day

Why do conservatives despise the United Nations ?

The evil beneficiary if Market Basket doesn't recover: Walmart

Terry McAuliffe, Hillary Clinton differ on Redskins name change

The most dangerous place to be in Gaza, to avoid injury and death, is anywhere near children.

UN chief calls strike nearly UN school in Gaza 'a moral outrage and a criminal act'

A year of same-sex marriage. More love. More happiness.

Watch Elizabeth Warren grill banker over cruel student loan policies (VIDEO)

Homeopaths vs. Ebola virus hemorrhagic fever

Op-Ed: Dead Palestinian children in Gaza tell story of impunity - 99 photos you should not see -link

Religion has taken center stage in America's political debates

Israeli polls show overwhelming support for Gaza campaign

Part Of Tappan Zee Project Put On Hold Following Complaints About ‘Excruciating’ Noise

Logged in on the phone

Revealed: how Israel offered to sell South Africa nuclear weapons/GuardianUK

City dishes out 4.4M free summer meals to kids, up 11% from 2013

Britain 'attempts to censor' US report on torture sites

Pres. Obama says torture happened because we were 'afraid,' ignoring those who stood up against it

Walmart's Great Value Ice Cream Sandwiches DON'T MELT.

Why is nobody bombing ISIS???

Toon- Time to reflect

NYC Broken Windows debate.

Chris Wallace Grills Rubio On Immigration 'Flip'. "If it’s not political, why have you flipped?"

A couple of things about Elizabeth Warren

The minimal requirements to be an actual, real Christian

Jury service

Surveys reveal discontent with Maduro and chavismo (Spanish)

If Israel is using the excuse of crude rockets from Gaza to slaughter thousands of Palestinians...

Some of you may have seen the thread last week in GD about my mom

Which sticker designs do you like?

UN calls new school attack in Gaza a 'moral outrage and a criminal act'

question about minimum wage

Bill Clinton eulogizes Richard Mellon Scaife: Nemesis, then friend

What a boycott look like at Market Basket

President of highway superintendents group: Use $3.3 billion settlement to repair roads and bridges

1968 interview with Tolkien

A "hot" political ad...

Watch David Gregory suggest politicians flawed for listening to constituents' will (VIDEO)

Luckovich: Strategy

Sent to me from my Daughter (Poetry slam)

Whoa: Times of Israel Op-Ed Advocates Genocide Against Gazans

How do we know there are 1,726 Palestinians killed?

Baby has an Adorable Conversation with her Daddy

I'm glad I didn't miss it: Transcript of The Rev. Dr. William Barber at NN14

NYC announces new 'slow zones' to reduce pedestrian deaths

The lavish homes of American archbishops

NFL players to use Microsoft tablets during games

How much of Old Testament to "include" in Jesus's teachings ?

Yellowstone & Livingston MT. Area Wildlife (Dial-up Warninig)

Neil deGrasse Tyson clarifies his remarks, re: GMOs.

The Image of Hate

Politically active houses of worship.

For I was Hungry....

Traffic, tech glitches mar 1st event at new Levi's Stadium

Wiretapped: Israel Eavesdropped on John Kerry in Mideast Talks/Der Spiegel Germany

Sorry I'm late offering the links to my favorite tiny home/deployable permanent/temporary

Do We Have the Big Bang Theory All Wrong?

Just another day in Texas

Honduras has the Highest Murder Rate in the World

WTF ...75

Your Sunday NSFC Toon

Women's Health clinic closes in Austin

The New Yorker's Terrifying Look into Putin's "Ruscism" (My word for it)

can you freeze fresh sliced mushrooms?

Grimes blasted the hell out of Mitch today..

Song of Earth ...

My favorite Eric Cantor website (warning: funny)

Rule 89. Violence to Life

Another cost of higher education outrage

Rep. Steve King (R-IA) Begs President Obama: ‘Please Dont’ Make Me Impeach You Over Immigration EO's

Rick Perry Shrugs Off 1,700 deaths In Gaza: ‘War Is Horrible Thing’, So People Die

Metropolitan Opera Extends Deadline By One Week Before Possible Lockout

Anyone else have Teabagger Facebook friends?

U.S. Official Statement on Latest School Bombing Condemns IDF: "Disgraceful", "Appalled". Criminal.

Gaza: Strike near UN school a 'criminal act,' says Ban Ki-moon

How about a cap on CEO and executive salaries that is

Two Moms at the L.A. Zoo

B'Tselem -The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories

Progressve American Muslims Find Faith While Challenging Taboos On Sexuality and Gender

As I Scrolled Through These 45 Photos, One Thing Became Very Clear. And Everyone Should See It.

2014 NSDC Junior II Champions

When Will We Have a Vaccine for Ebola Virus?

Seder: Cuomo's Corruption Commission Collapses On Itself

Peace Envoy Tony Blair blasted for throwing lavish surprise birthday party for wife Cherie's 60th

Both Liz Cheney and DU are both angry at Obama over torture.

forum and group hosts still showing up under my subscriptions on mobile site

the American Dream

Article II, Section 3 of the Constitution Interests Me.

No fucking way!

So the Israeli ambassador to the US (Ron Dermer) sat down with David Gregory on Meet The Press...

Bridge Of Sighs

Tony Blair lambasted by former employee over role in own charity

‘We Need to Stay in The Streets:’ Rally For Palestine Fills Columbus Circle

Groucho Marx on "What's My Line" (panelist)

Authorities: NYC Triathlon Participant Revived After Apparent Heart Attack

You know that I hate it when you talk shit like that!

The people done spoked! Guardians of the Galaxy it is!

The World of the Death Penalty

NEC 21.3" LED LCD Monitor, $13K

Rev. Dr. William Barber at NN14 (Netroots Nation 2014)

Israel, you rascals

Ukraine Villagers Near Malaysia Airlines Crash Site Feel Abandoned & Overwhelmed

So, I heard Bernie Sanders on the radio talking about trying to work with the Tea Party base.

The psychology of changing political viewpoints

New York City’s appalling “poor door” fiasco

US 'Appalled' By 'Disgraceful' UN School Shelling

WITH LIBERTY AND JUSTICE FOR SOME: How the Law Is Used to Destroy Equality and Protect the Powerful

Aug 4 in Asheville, Mountain Moral Monday!

Considering a move across country. Any helpful advice?

Tax Fraud Trial Could Dog Michael Grimm's Re-Election Campaign

Israel/OPT: International Criminal Court key to breaking cycle of injustice for war crimes

Aryan Brotherhood of Texas - terrorizing the people of the United States for decades

Noam Chomsky: Nightmare in Gaza

*places adorable puppies and kitties in center of room*

Wealthiest Americans by State

So does Bibi's dare to Obama "never to second guess him again" sound kind of hollow since he

Ramsey Orta, bystander who filmed Eric Garner's arrest, busted on gun possession charges, cops say

Lake Erie's Algae Woes Began Building A Decade Ago

18 Color Photos Of Female WWII Workers That Will Make You Proud(er) To Be A Woman

Sixers would rather be good than be liked

Understand why Republicans are opposed to immigration reform, aside from hating non-white people

Complete the Lyric Redux!!!

Nuclear weapons lab employee fired after publishing scathing critique of the arms race

U.S. Plans To Train, Arm Ukraine National Guard In 2015

You are not going out dressed like that!

I suspect there is a bird of prey nesting in my back yard.

U.S. official: Spy plane flees Russian jet, radar; ends up over Sweden

"Scorched Earth": How Israel Converted 40% Of Gaza Into A Wasteland Of Rubble

ALIVE INSIDE Official Trailer (2014) HD (Winner of the Audience Award at the 2014 Sundance Film Fest

How Corporations Are Creating a Life-Threatening Water Shortage

What are you reading the week of August 3rd, 2014?

Isis Pledge to Join the Palestinian Fight Against 'Barbaric Jews'

Israel-Gaza conflict: What has Israel achieved in 26 bloody days?

Status report

Bad Politicians are Elected by Good People Who Don't Vote

Kennedys Pushing Elizabeth Warren To Run Against Hillary Clinton In 2016

Charles P Pierce- The President's worst moment

The Florida governor’s race; Close and Caustic.

Man Who Shot Eric Garner Chokehold Video Arrested

Billionaire climate-change supporter pledges to spend big to beat Florida Gov. Rick Scott

I've decided the problem is in my router.

Israel Withdraws Most Of Its Ground Troops From Gaza Strip

(Fox News!) Juan Williams Suggests Calls To Impeach Obama Have Racist Undertones

Michael Jansen: Peace-stalling tactics

Question? can anyone or any organization stop the $ that congress just approved to send Israel?

House Intelligence chief Rogers doesn't think CIA spied on Senate

It's World Breastfeeding Week.

UN chief Ban Ki-moon tells Israel to 'end this madness'after third Israeli strike on a UN School

Outrage after third Israeli strike on a United Nations school in Gaza

Dallas Cowboys mailed out 2014 playoff tickets!

Hundreds in Spain demand release of El Salvador priest

WTF ...76

Paraguay: Two Children Die of Alleged Herbicide Poisoning

OMNG! It's TRUE!1!

Paraguay: Two Children Die of Alleged Herbicide Poisoning

Sharknado night!

Honduran special forces are struggling to keep children from fleeing to the US


Warning Do NOT Download the Latest Firefox Update

I came across one of those guys who MacGyvers their vehicles to emit extra exhaust

is this extended warranty worth it?

Hamas: Unilateral Israeli withdrawal does not commit us to anything

The Economist interview with Barack Obama...

I continue to be amazed...

Why Uruguay’s David and Goliath fight with big tobacco really matters

What do you expect the Senate will do with the report from the CIA regarding torture?

any enthusiasm for crockpot recipes in this forum...?

American nurse with Ebola to leave Liberia Tuesday

Road signs

For Market Basket's youngest, a summer of lessons learned on picket line

Lindow Man: Gruesome discovery who became 'international celebrity'

How Israel Stole Land

Ohio's gay marriage debate goes beyond courtroom

Obama says CEOs should quit complaining: Economist

1,100 planned layoffs likely to deal major blow to Appalachia’s iconic coal industry

Rick Perry shrugs off 1,700 deaths in Gaza: ‘War is a horrible thing’ so people die

And in 'pushing a sprout up a mountain with your nose' news...

Were you swept up in "fear! fear! fear!" because of September 11, 2001?

We Reap What We Sow: The Link between Child Migrants and US Policy

Sheheen: South Carolina 'should pause’ defense of state’s gay-marriage ban

Cops: Drunk got in police car with officers inside

We Reap What We Sow: The Link between Child Migrants and US Policy

"Leftover" and proud - women's voices in China