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Archives: August 4, 2014

So much is going on that we haven't noticed that over 367 people died in an earthquake in China

McDonald's Jalapeno Double

Remember when FDR integrated the defense plants with Executive Order 8802? See this photo

Cell phone unlock / change plans?

Extremists Seize 3 More Towns in Iraq After Routing Kurdish Forces

Mexico charges ex-governor's son withheld evidence

A mathematical theory proposed by Alan Turing in 1952 can explain the formation of fingers

My brother was taking his dog for a walk when two pit bulls attacked his

with some trepidation, a question about anti-antisemitism....

Bill Clinton Eulogizes Richard Mellon Scaife: Nemesis, Then Friend

"What's the big deal?"

The lazy, mooching, do-nothing deadbeats in Congress - illustrated

French and German leaders mark WW1 anniversary (BBC)

A new generation, outraged over Gaza, rejects Washington’s reflexive support

Wall Street Frets That You're Getting Paid Too Much

Latest news on Market Basket. Artie T has offered to come back without the deal being finalized

How did things get this bad? Polarization, dysfunction and the collapse of everything

Compound Built for Jailed Polygamist Warren Jeffs Is Now a B&B

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Monday, 4 August 2014

Saw Guardians. Great movie!

Kitten cam!

I don't always use excessive force...

This is very difficult to admit, but I'm facing homelessness, and I need your help.


Ray Allen: I'd be content with retiring

Ousted Market Basket CEO offers to return. Video included

DeMarcus Cousins ‘visibly shaken’ by news Mason Plumlee may beat him out of spot on USA Bball roster

TV Talk Show Host Rips Into Hamas for Attacking Israel

Angry Orchard Ale… Not bad

House panel: No administration wrongdoing in Benghazi attack

Tortise tortured on video, 2 teens arrested

The Gospel according to the right wing

Meteorologists Interrupt Popular TV to Save Lives, Spark Audience Anger

And I thought my cat was a picky eater...

Stop trying to make Mitt Romney’s foreign policy acumen happen. It isn’t going to happen.

Kaptur concerned Ohio EPA withholding test results (Toledo OH Water)

Inside Our Profoundly Unequal ‘New Normal’

Shockingly sleazy GOP governors: “Knaves, scoundrels, extremists and panderers”

I just saw this adorable kitten gif and couldn't resist sharing it.

EPA not releasing data on Toledo water crisis exposed by Rep. Marcy Kaptur

Interesting Look At Glenn Greenwald’s Mountaintop Home Office Above Rio de Janeiro

What's the difference?

Unique Restaurant Caters Towards A Specific Audience

Gaza: Nearly 300 Palestinian children killed, says UN

"Fast-food chains go to war with labor board"

Emma Watson is the bomb.

Dudley Moore Beethoven -- endless piano sonata

Cliven Bundy claims the Lord told him to fight a civil war against the feds

"Sharks are coming down at 2 inches per hour!"

Israel shells another UN school– and even the US is ‘appalled’

Post calling for execution of Obama gets hundreds of likes on Tea Party Facebook page

Greenwald's book With Liberty and Justice for Some explains the torture mess

Iraq and Israel Mass Propaganda Redux? Will we get fooled again?

Not so golden: Wealth gap lasting into retirement

I bought an album via Pandora from my iPad

Not a caterpillar.

The raging contradiction at the heart of the conservative “reform” movement

The most important announcement in DU history:

The stigma of being an atheist in the US

Bolivian golden bat revealed as 'new species'

Just in re: Market Basket

Why is the Colorado Senate race so close??

Murmuration Enjoy!

My first time at the Gay Parade!

We should change the name of the GOP to the GOTP

New Snowden Files Article: "U.S. is a Key Party to Every Israeli Attack"

Hamas’s Chances - London Review of Books

I'm Voting Democratic Because I Have A Memory

Questions of Weapons and Warnings in Past Barrage on a Gaza Shelter

A Cookbook to Help Food Stamp Recipients Cook Cheaply Becomes a Massive Viral Hit

A group of cats

Calls mount to ban France’s ‘violent’ Jewish Defence League

Israeli Soldiers Breaking The Silence on the Occupation of Palestine

I just love this...

Heard Off the Street: Where are energy firms buying their steel?

US police detain giant tortoise after brief chase (BBC)

In light of the 100 year anniversary of the start of The Great War:

Frackers Spill Olympic Pool’s Worth Of Hydrochloric Acid In Oklahoma

Best commentary on the mainsteam media

Coal Industry Hands Out Pink Slips While Green Collar Jobs Take Off (Worldwatch Institute)

Dumb Criminals: DUI Suspect Had 100 Chickens In Car

Later today in the great state of North Carolina...

Stupid question: Why aren't Central American children stopping in Mexico?

Religious Privilege

Netanyahu boasting about Manipulating America and derailing Oslo peace process

US sent Latin youth undercover in anti-Cuba ploy

River ferry capsizes in Bangladesh

Stressed and can't sleep.

U.S. sent Latin youths undercover in anti-Cuba ploy

US sent Latin youth undercover in anti-Cuba ploy

Ratatouille-- any fave recipes?

The Senate Is Not Happy That the CIA Censored Its Report on CIA Torture

The Spirituality Of Surfing: Finding Religion Riding The Waves

The stigma of being an atheist in the US

Cliven Bundy: God Told Me To Fight 'Civil War' Against Feds

US sent Latin youth undercover in anti-Cuba ploy

Sticking The Landing.

Hey! I'm talking to you!!

Tropical Storm Bertha rains on The Bahamas

Coral Damage From BP Oil Spill Is Worse Than We Thought

Animals and mental illness

Your most beloved songs of all time ?

Climate change can be credibly disproved with a thermometer.

John Oliver on Corporate Sponsored News (Native Advertising)

Anthony Bourdain on Gaza

Employee sues Price Chopper over wages

Ohio union approves contract with Kroger

Market Basket may replace some workers

Göbekli Tepe Excavator archeologist Klaus Schmidt Passes Away

President Obama isn't the only person celebrating a birthday today...

Massacre of Uncontacted Tribe in Peru Revealed in New Reports

Identity Intelligence and Special Operations

Happy Birthday President Obama !

U.S. Military: More Counter-Narcotics Funding Will Help Stem Exodus of Children from Central America

Today's Non-Sequitur sounds familiar

‘We are all Gaza’: West bank rises up against Israel

Obama and Kerry need to understand that Netanyahu is essentially a neo-conservative Republican.

Are the 17 Intel Agencies now the Fourth Branch of Government?

Obama and War Crimes, 2009, 2011 and 2014

3 Facts that Poverty-Deniers Don't Want to Hear

‘My Parents Open Carry’ kid’s book portrays day in the life of ‘typical’ gun nut family

Mark Driscoll: The gospel of misogyny

Israeli airstrike kills militant leader in Gaza

Kucinich:We Can Negotiate Peace in Gaza: Here's How

Shocking FBI Malpractice Uncovered

4 Groups of People Conservative "Compassion" Is Hurting

America's Massive National Security State Is the 4th Branch of Government

Juan Cole: Gaza and Soweto

Conservatives and Liberals Can't Agree on What Constitutes Reality

High winds expose previously unknown Nazca geoglyphs

The Right’s Plan to Kill the Birth Control Benefit

Premier League teams staying in America

Pittsburgh woman attempts to steal unmarked police car with two police officers still in it

Breast feeding in public? - cover up !

Meet the GOPers Trolling Hillary From the Left

The Meltdown of the Anti-Immigration Minuteman Militia

not so golden: wealth gap lasts into retirement

Lost in the Fifties- Another Time, Another Place ...

The Hateful Likud Charter Calls for Destruction of Any Palestinian State

Proposition 1: How to Swindle the Middle Class

Americans are becoming visibily FAT

Police: Excavator driver attacks Jerusalem bus (graphic photo warning)

Sharktopus is back!

Why are you here? Here's one of the reasons I'm here.

The Devil's Arrows

Maundy Thursday

Fresh doubts over a Texas execution

Druze refuse to join Israel military service

NJ rescue group needs some help

Animal rescue group in Cliffside Park needs some help

What is a partial cease fire?

The Disrespected, Manipulated Wisconsin Electorate

Israel Seeks to Gain Advantage by Reversing Course in Gaza

"Here’s why Obama should get credit for reducing income inequality"

Robert Reich: Work and worth

Don’t think Obama has reduced inequality? These numbers prove that he has.

Man accidentally kills himself posing with a gun for a Facebook selfie

Israel's war on Gaza is backed by Arab regimes

This morning's message from Save Market Basket

6 people assassinated in Miranda State

6 people murdered in Puerto de La Cruz (a different massacre from the one in Miranda)

Why doesn't America have an "iron dome"?

Monday Toon Roundup

Lagos records second Ebola case in doctor who treated victim: Nigerian health minister

Difference between states showcases national divide on gun control

Is MSNBC just d**king with us? Now Pat Buchannan's back on Morning Joe.

Mudslides trap Southern California town, stranding thousands

A couple of simple questions regarding the word "banners" and RKBA

Any DU car nuts out there? Seeking advice on next purchase...

U.S. attorney requests dismissal of developer's case against Fort Detrick

6-year-old autistic boy drives toy ATV onto Bronx parkway

i would like to apply to host this group.

Finnish TV: Rockets from Gaza hospital

Capitalism and Slavery: An Interview with Greg Grandin

Man Who Shot Video Of Eric Garner Arrest Due In Court On Gun Charge

KKE Solidary with the Palestinian People -

Likud's Dahiya Doctrine: what It & Its Implications Are - Truthout Op/Ed

What rhymes with zero? . . . . Please come CAPTION Head Wreck!!!

Ring of Fire: GM Expands Recall, Answers To Congress

Misfired Rocket Killed Children in Shati’

DEBUNKED! The Fishy Origins of the Fish Oil Craze

Iron Dome Question

Japanese TV Series Features Model Yelling At The Camera, Nothing Else

The Lottery

A Different Fight for Marriage Equality

Forward together. Not one step back.

Sleeping like babies

Insta-Loophole: In Florida, High-Cost Lender Skirts the Law

Bill Clinton Slams Hamas For Using International Money To Dig Tunnels; And Store Rockets In Schools

Larry Schwartz, Top Cuomo Aide, to Meet With Prosecutors

There is a deep dark murky firey place in hell where Donald Trump should spend the life hereafter

The morally inarticulate hair-style! . . . Please come CAPTION The Donald!!!

Egypt begins Gaza truce talks with Palestinian factions

Nebraska doesn't recognize her marriage — or even her name (LGBT)

fly in the refrigerator???

Early Morning Make Up, Megatron and Disney

Nebraska doesn't recognize her marriage — or even her name (LGBT)

New Mix Tapes: Remakes better than the original

Westchester Independence Party Vice Chair Calls Rob Astorino A Racist Liar

Ukrainian soldiers cross border into Russia

The Decline of Red Lobster Is the Decline of the Middle Class

Chris Hedges: Why Israel Lies

Missing Civilian Bodies found in Mass Graves: Russian Roulette

Behind New York’s 2015 health insurance rates

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

A question about posts pls

National Defense Panel Slams Sequester – But Can It Change Minds?

Message from the Representation Project re: Ray Rice...

Air Force To Focus On High-Threat Future, If Congress Lets It: James & Welsh


Secret serum likely saved Ebola patients

Competition Works for Pentagon, Taxpayers – Sometimes

Special prosecutor issues new subpoenas in WFP probe

Man Arrested After Gmail Detects Child Porn

The HELLCAT is here!

10 Most Spectacular Golden Pagodas Around The World

Series of 9 videos explaining the Allagash Wilderness Waterway

Mitsubishi Heavy's F-35 deal with BAE caught in Japan funding spat -sources

GOP re-Benghazi: No red meat for the base-No ground beef-No flavored broth-Not even a bouillon cube.

Exxon Mobil Robbing Country Blind 2nd Q Profits $8.8 Billion

F-35 fighter jet: Most expensive weapons program ever

Man Faces Attempted Murder Charge After Fight With Roommate Over Cookies

Now I am wishing that they wouldn't cancel "True Blood"


De Blasio ignores Teamster carriage industry ‘solutions’

Ousted Market Basket leader offers to retake helm--[EVIL] board dismisses offer

File this under, Humans Suck - Parents Abandon Down's Baby to Surrogate

Are the 17 Intel Agencies now the Fourth Branch of Government?

Sikh Teachings Sustain Family Of Punjab Singh, Paralyzed Oak Creek Shooting Survivor

After the Arab Spring: The Return of the Generals

Over 400 Ukrainian soldiers flee to Russia, ask for refuge

Judge: Alabama abortion clinic law unconstitutional

Bill Maher: Oh the Places You'll Go...and get kicked out of. (funny take on anti-immigrant fervor)

Andy Dalton??

Brian Eno on the Israel-Gaza crisis: How can you justify images such as this?

This is how it is done by a real Democrat.

A child, sent away from home

The Killing (final 6 episode season on Netflix only)...

Teachout to appear before Cuomo on primary ballot

Cuomo Campaign "Volunteers" Harass Primary Opponent, Hide Faces and Threaten Media.

The Labor Movement’s Saddest Song

$ 9.95 a month...Hummm $ Pay nine dollars and ninety-five cents a month

More Radiation Exposure Won't Hurt You, Says U.S. EPA

Many People Cannot Boycott Corporate Tax Dodgers Like Walgreen's

The Disrespected, Manipulated Wisconsin Electorate

Cuomo to sign bill banning sex offenders as volunteer firefighters

Demand That Clapper and Brennan Be Fired

A fine source regarding Sexual Abuse

Pic Of The Moment: Benghazi: Where There's Smoke, There's...

Nigeria says doctor who treated Ebola victim has contracted virus

Hey, the Red Sox pitchers are finally doing well...

They Found Her Left Hand In The 9/11 Aftermath. What Was On It Is Unforgettable.

Nuclear Option Fallout: Obama Adding Judges Faster Than Bush, Clinton

Empty Holiday Shelves Hinge on 120 Los Angeles Truckers

Just x-posting about an item I put into GD

McConnell On Rand Paul 2016 Run: Most 'Creditable' Since Henry Clay

Two Jerusalem Attacks Raise Fears of Gaza Fighting Spillover

Iraq’s Biggest Dam at Risk as Militants Battle for Control

Not living on Discworld is one reason I'm an atheist

Court Rules Violent Rap Lyrics Should Not Have Been Evidence In NJ Trial

US used HIV workshop, colleges as cover in ploy to recruit anti-government activists in Cuba

3 dead in Starr County shooting; live grenade found

Illinois Man Angered by 3 Missing Chips Ahoy! Cookies tries to Kill Roommate.

Libertarians and Communists: Two Sides of the Same Douchenozzle

Maliki instructs Air Force to support Kurdish Peshmerga forces

A game-changer in eastern Lebanon

Sovereign Citizen Movement Seen By US Law Enforcement As Top Terrorist Threat: Study

Children Of Gaza Face Struggle To Conquer War Trauma

Need to learn to launch a BUK missile quick? Look online

Orange Grove's indoor multisport complex turns heads in Coastal Bend

Death toll rises in Azerbaijan-Armenia conflict

Again, I'm convinced

Repost of Part ONE of "Reliable Sources" Brian STELTER's love note to BecKKK. Part TWO airing now

El Paso police stop anti-illegal immigration convoy after alleged gun threat

The act of kindness that can get someone fired.

Orlando drops eminent domain action against church, to move soccer stadium farther west

Joy so large it escapes the studio. [Colbert]

Madison chapter promotes church for atheists

NSA hands Gaza targeting data to Israel, say latest Snowden docs

UK spy agency GCHQ confronts cybersecurity skills shortage with certified degrees

The religious in India take leap of faith, tech style

The Rude Pundit: "We Tortured Some Folks" and We Will Do Nothing About It

Court Appearance On Gun Charges Postponed For Man Who Recorded Video Of Eric Garner Arrest

8/4/14 House & Senate votes

On the Bowery, Questions About the Catholic Church’s Shifting Mission

Benghazi, Republican House Report, Obama did nothing wrong!

Sen. Charles Schumer Calls For Feds To Speed Up Regulations For Drones

HHS: Military facilities won’t house border kids

Nate Silver: GOP Has 60 Percent Chance Of Winning The Senate

Cantor’s early departure poses elections dilemma.

Alert inadvertently issued about Cooper nuclear plant

The Right's Obsession With Obama's "Lawlessness" Has Nothing to Do With the Law

Nate Silver: GOP Has 60 Percent Chance Of Winning The Senate

Stephen Colbert Buys ''

Court: Inmate's Threat in Therapy Not Grounds for Discipline

How to be a racist and get away with it

In another universe...

Throwdown Guns (This post is NOT about Ramsey Orta or the Garner killing.)

Lawyers Claim Officers Struck Child During Brooklyn Woman's Arrest

Detroit water shutoff moratorium extended

Let's Go Remove Hooks From Shark's Mouths! YAY!!!

Donald Trump says Ebola-infected docs should be kept out of the US and must suffer the consequences

Netanyahu: Gaza Campaign Continues Until Calm Restored

Phoenix man finds way to build new hand, new life

Gaza war may just be a taste of what's to come

There is something that I am attempting to understand ...

Sen. Ted Cruz’s dad wants pastors to hand out biblical voting guides in church to save America

PA. Seeks to Reduce Energy Sales from Solar Power (Kochs using regs across US to halt solar growth)

There is something that I am trying to understand ...

For whistleblowers, a bold move can be followed by one to department basement.

Left Behind: LGBT Homeless Youth Struggle to Survive on the Streets

New York City Pension System Is Strained by Costs and Politics

Hurricane Bertha Forms in the Atlantic

Charles P Pierce- The Toledo Water Crisis

George Will- Concern Troll

New Curriculum Endorses Teaching Historical Facts – Horrify Conservatives

Paul Krugman: Obama's financial reform is working a lot better than anyone would imagine

Remembrance on the centenary of the start of WW1

The Alabama GOP, Indian casino money, corruption, Ralph Reed and Jack Abramoff...

Pat Robertson Tells Man To Unfriend Pot-Smoking Woman Who ‘Needs Help’ With Mental Problems

The Evangelical Persecution Complex

Mondoweiss: "Israel, Your Brand is Tanking"

My extra spritzer fountain finally paid off

GOP bill would give adoption agencies the right to discriminate against same-sex couples

Governor Voldemort: Re-Elect Me, And I'll Spend More Money On Florida Environment

Todd Akin wants to run again for office...

580,000 young immigrants work permits yanked by GOP House "Joke Bill"

Abbott's Env. Minister - Left, Greens Are "Against Electricity", Want People To Live In Caves

The End of Reefer Madness? by Katrina vanden Heuvel

Air Quality In Yellowknife, NWT "Off The Charts" Bad, Thanks To Massive Forest Fires - CBC

The Dangers Of Forced Arbitration - AFJ's Michelle Schwartz Discusses

Salon: A Rabbi in Mourning for a Judaism Being Murdered by Israel

Kitten attacks ceramic cat...

Fighting (gun) fire with fire

CNN: "Russia Today That's The Moscow Controlled Propaganda Channel"

WA Oyster Farms In Trouble - Can't Set Shells Thanks to Acidification, Dying As A Result

Netanyahu : the beatings will continue until morale improves

Photos of Obama Being Awesome (in honor of his birthday)

Former White House Press Secretary James Brady Dead at 73

What's for dinner, Monday, Aug. 4th?

Atlanta hospital receives hate mail for treating American aid workers stricken by Ebola

Republican Dirt Machine - Trolling Hillary From The Left?

Cops for Christ? A Growing Nexus Between Law Enforcement And Fundamentalist Christianity Raises...

It's always sad when someone I admire says something really stupid...

Garden Away Your Stress

House Republican: Democrats Have Launched 'War On Whites'

There Is A "Bomb Gaza" Game On The Google Play Store And It’s Pretty Awful

I'll take mine with cream and a little sugar, please.

Patriotic Russian Cat

Independent Underground Radio LIVE Reaches Podcast Milestone with over 1 Million Podcast Listens

Cuomo administration developing plan for $4.2 billion windfall

Sen. Wyden: US tax code a "rotting economic carcass"

The UN Might Have Given Hamas Those 20 Rockets Stashed in Their School

Drilling in Towns is Unacceptable Risk

Eviction blockade rallies around retired Springfield firefighter

Well done Joy Reid - good probing questions even though he refused to answer them

Russell Brand hammers Sean Hannity over 'childish' Gaza rant

The Onion: Supreme Court Issues 7-1 Decision To Find Scalia's Killer

Birds fall from sky in St. Louis, Mich., amid massive chemical cleanup

A Milestone for Elizabeth -

Chopped rod

Where Do The Children Play?

'Those women are more oppressed' is a terrible argument against feminism

The Wehby-Koch Agenda (Oregon Senate race)

Ed Klein is a birther who thinks Clinton murdered dozens of people. His stuff doesn't belong on DU.

There is something that I am trying to understand ...

First summit on women and climate decries lack of grassroots funding

I'm listening to Steely Dan right now. Jealous??

If someone threw a rock and knocked you off your donkey,

George Pataki rips Chris Christie for failing to support Rob Astorino's bid for N.Y. governor

This will be seen as a plus by the Teapublican Party:

A primer for the children of gun nuts who’ll be lucky to see their tenth birthday

Algorithm recovers speech from vibrations of potato-chip bag filmed through soundproof glass

In other words,

Doggie and kitty are the cutest playmates ever

Ring of Fire: Diagnosing Ann Coulter's Mental Illness

Bertha is now a hurricane

Scandals causing more Germans to leave Catholic Church, cardinal says

Pictures of baby red panda at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute.

Creationist Ken Ham Blasts Atheist TV's Launch

No ‘Pope Francis effect’ on Capitol Hill gridlock

Pictures of baby red panda at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute.

France: Israel rights don't justify 'carnage' - thank you Francois Hollande

U.S. Ambassador Gets Married in Country Where It Isn't Legal

Signaling Push On WEA, Women’s Group Knocks Senate GOP Candidate

Caroline Kennedy Says She Will Back Hillary Clinton, Warren camp says NY Post article...

Ohio Hospital Withholds Medical Records From Lesbian Widow

Trey Gowdy’s Benghazi setback: New humiliation for GOP’s scandal hunter

Colorado: Bar discriminated against man in drag

NEVER EVER be under the delusion that Willard Romney did NOT run a Southern Strategy campaign.

NY-SAFE Act is here to stay

House Republican: Democrats Have Launched 'War On Whites'

Green Party A.G. Candidate: Donovan Too Close to Cops to Handle Garner Case

Leading Gun Zealot Wants Guns to Scare Members of Congress to Death

Prosecutor under fire in contested Texas execution

Help! I'm spending more time at Discussionist than at DU!

Why A Girl-Powered 'Ghostbusters' Matters

Ayan Hirsi Ali: Bibi Netanyahu deserves Nobel Peace Prize for Gaza campaign

Photographer Aaron Blum's work shines a light on lives of those from Appalachia

Why The "Obama Terrorist Fist-Jab" Fist Bump Is Better Than The Handshake


Your Opinion, Please

Need some bagel advice.

Egypt sources: Israel and Palestinians have agreed to 72-hour cease-fire

rare video of Helen Keller with Annie Sullivan

Eating Disorders Support group is now live !

Leading candidate for IL gov wants to shut down government, mass fire government employees.

'No one should die penniless and alone': the victims of Britain's harsh welfare sanctions

Show Them a Different Side of Detroit

Gun control, gun rights advocates push dueling ballot measures in Washington

Gun control, gun rights advocates push dueling ballot measures in Washington

First world war: letters and photographs

Does anybody here have three minutes?

Broward judge overturns Florida's gay marriage ban

FACEPALM: Republicans Had To Explain To GOP Colleagues WHY Torture Is Wrong.

Meet the Bros of Fracking: Profiles by VICE

Andres Oppenheimer: Argentina’s default could hurt the world

Pope Francis and the New Values Debate

7 Unexpectedly Awesome Vodka Hacks

Mount Sinai patient tested for Ebola virus

Israel/Palestine: Some Of What The Media Ignores | Mickey Z.

The Seminole-African Alliance | Mickey Z.

An Auschwitz Survivor speaks about Palestine

'We Need You To Listen' -- Exchanging Privilege For Solidarity | Mickey Z.

Areas to see new casinos are cautiously optimistic

Eating Disorders Support group is now live !

Dark Age America: Climate | John Michael Greer

Recruiting To Kill -- It Is Not Just An Israeli War On Gaza | Ramzy Baroud

Picketers walking at Market Basket distribution center to protest job fair

Does anyone in this group want sewing patterns?

Stories Of Extermination: Silent = Complicit | Mickey Z.

Study: Wide Hospital Quality Gap on Maternity Care

The Dinosaur from the Sixties | Philip A. Farruggio

Colombia senator challenged to duel from lawyer over paramilitary accusations

Intel Cmte. member on WH torture report redactions: Try reading novel with 15% of words blacked-out

Man Tested for Ebola at New York City Hospital

I'm happy....

Colombia’s inspector general requests to block proceedings against ‘peace talks hacker’

Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation to Provide Support for New Mothers and Families

Torture. Spying on Congress. Crashing the economy. Meh.

Porch Kitty has a new "home"... pic heavy

Elie Wiesel Condemns Hamas Use of Children as Human Shields

Governor Kasich of Ohio, are you serious?

Edinburgh Fringe: Second Israel-funded show pulled

Feds: Violence Pervasive At Rikers Island Juvenile Jails

Classic Bill Maher New Rules: Ammosexuals

Out of Control Spending

Medicaid non compliance

Understanding the Israel-Palestine conflict

Tea Party loser in Mississippi GOP primary (Daniels) claims he actually won by 25,000 votes

70 years ago today: Anne Frank was captured by the Nazis.

Expanded jobless benefits prevented more than 1 million foreclosures

Crap...James Brady has died

George Carlin on Abortion

Chris McDaniel challenges Mississippi Senate runoff

7 reasons the U.S. economy is rock solid

How many shells, rockets and bombs has Israel launched at Gaza?

Supreme Court Will Have Pick of Three Marriage Cases Next Session

What is Ted Nugent smoking??!!??

Poor Yankees.......

Overstatement by Fernando Damaso

Selling Our Souls: The Commodification of Hospital Care in the United States

New and Improved! NSA Promotional Interview

Iran Says It Gave Missile Technology to Hamas

Intro to a revolutionary, anti-Capitalist, online political group!

Intro to a left wing, anti-Capitalist, online political group!

Anger at latest Loch Ness windfarm proposal

Omaha couple, parents to 7 kids, killed in 1-vehicle crash (no seat belts NO life ins) Donation LINK

a gentle reminder for the underinformed...

Drilling in Towns is Unacceptable Risk

Broward judge rules gay-marriage ban unconstitutional

House Republican: Democrats Have Launched 'War On Whites'

Cleveland judge accused of beating wife had 2,500 rounds of ammunition, semi-automatic rifles, sword

GOP Lawmaker Sends Bible to All Colleagues

Broward County judge delivers third win for marriage equality in Florida

Cantor is turning his loss into a win.

Google Play offers ‘Bomb Gaza’ game that lets you kill Muslim women and children

PF Chang's hack hit 33 restaurants for 8 months

"It’s all fun and games until the weirdos start getting their bills through the chamber."

Pope reinstates Sandanista priest

GOP Left Us With A Flaming Bag of Dog Poo

Whoopi Goldberg Tells Donald Trump What We Wish We Could

SA rally in support of Israel draws thousands

Billionaire Musk chooses South Texas site for SpaceX launchpad

GOP Rep. Doubles Down On 'War On Whites' Comment

Wild Turkeys in my front yard!

Poll workers needed for election in November Republican, Democratic parties actively seeking replace

A real cat burglar! Rescue kitten steals hundreds of items of laundry from neighbours' washing lines


Petition to repeal equal rights ordinance falls short, mayor says (Houston)

Possibly 30 Years for Canadian Narco with ties to Sinaloa Cartel and the Mafia

What Will Destroy You?

Letter from Retired Military Leaders to President Obama on CIA and the Release of the Torture Report

Israel accepts Egyptian cease-fire plan

Indigenous Seed Savers Gather in the Andes, Agree to Fight Climate Change with Biodiversity

Indigenous Seed Savers Gather in the Andes, Agree to Fight Climate Change with Biodiversity

Goolsby Gone

The Nastiest Election Fight In America Still Won't Die

I propose a game...

Interrogators, Interviewers, Intelligence Officials Letter to President on Senate Torture Report

"50shadesofkraut" is a German student with questions about the teabaggers. Willkommen, 50!

Petition to Repeal Houston's Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO) Fails

UFCW Stands With Market Basket Workers (#SaveMarketBasket)

New York City is prepared for infectious outbreaks

Female Bricklayer Defied Doubters To Build Baltimore Landmarks

Israel's "Human Shield" Hypocrisy

"When Is Genocide Permissible?"

LinkedIn ordered to pay $6 million in unpaid overtime wages and damages

I had this on my clipboard

Bill Clinton Launches Charm Offensive For Alison Lundergan Grimes In Coal Country

Iraq Agrees to Help Kurds Battle Sunni Extremists

J Street Statement on Gaza Conflict

Vaquita, the Mexican porpoise, nears extinction

People Are Crowdfunding To Put “Sean Hannity Is An Idiot” Billboards In US Airports

Five-Year-Old Mayor Bobby Tufts Loses Reelection in Minnesota

Prop 49 - Oh, yeah!

Charlotte missionary group will house aid workers who returned from Liberia Sunday

Cliven is still free and still talking

It's Barack Obama's birthday today!

Kurdish Forces Prepare to Counterattack the Islamic State

Marlin detective on administrative leave after Facebook rant about SNAP beneficiaries

Rosetta probe is now only two days away from target

Nixon by Nixon (Your Opinion, Please)

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

The Yazidi currently face real and immediate extermination by ISIS, the world yawns, no one cares.

MEET JACK TRAMMELL in this Saturday in Ashland.

We just can't afford to take care of all the poor people in the world.

Today in labor history for the week of July 28, 2014

Ok. Drive (2011) is a f'in cool flick.

As an update on my blood pressure issue. I had a dr.'s appt today a litle over a week after

What do you think about letting strangers know your politics?

Israeli official calls for concentration camps in Gaza and 'the conquest of the entire Gaza Strip

David Horowitz promotes new book with obscenities on Twitter

One of Jim Carey's funniest skits. nt