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Archives: March 13, 2015

Tweety - when people read the history of how ReTHUGs treated this President

Lindsey Graham's Mentor

Some official news that will make some of us happy. (Some of us not...)

Take the pledge

Household net worth reaches record $83 trillion

I Believe

Exclusive video inside the home of Madinmaryland! >>

Judge OKs atheist's 'reason station' in city hall

Seven women who changed the world

This is awesome: Transgender people protesting right-wing bathroom laws.

The 47 Senators' Letter to Mitt's 47%

Here's a good idea :-)

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Friday, 13 March 2015

Chances Are The GOP Will Be Rewarded For The Letter Debacle Et AL.

You Will Be Shocked To Know Who's Been Grooming Tehran Tom

Well done, Chris Hayes! Well done, sir.

Gunfire hits school bus outside Seattle elementary school, no one hurt

9pm ET Paul Allen to Live-Stream Musashi Battleship Tour!

So David Wildstein had way more meetings with Crispy

The most qualified human being to EVER run for President? No contest

The media needs to ask every GOP hopeful if they stand with the Constitution or the Tehran 47?

Violent deaths of Putin opponents

'Milestone': (Utah Gov.) Herbert signs LGBT nondiscrimination, religious freedom protections bill

Obama budget would shrink deficits by $1.2 trillion over 10 years: CBO

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in! The Lunatics have Taken Over the Assylum

Rep. Pelosi Makes Clear Why Her Syria Trip in '07 Was Nothing Like GOP's Iran Letter

Best State for Business?

Don't you hate it when you do this with to your yacht?

O. M. G. Turn on Rachel now. Talking about the Secret Service agents who got drunk

When a white 70+, native Southerner says "Obama is destroying the America that I knew as a boy"!

Why another war for Oil?

The Secret Service has deteriorated since Bushco removed it from 'Treasury' and handed it

Report: Wind power could be 35% of supply by 2050

Trade Agreements Rigged to Protect Capital From Democracy

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Cookie-Cutter ALEC Right-to-Work Bills Pop in Multiple States

Your predictions please. What is the next level of STOOPUD that teh teabaggery will achieve?

Getting my knee scoped in May most likely. That may be just the tip of the iceberg though.

New Law Cracks Down on Domestic Abusers in Brazil ( the crime of femicide, and stricter penalties)

New Law Cracks Down on Domestic Abusers in Brazil (femicide and stricter penalties)

Iowa Supreme Court Hears Telemedicine Abortion Case

Iowa Supreme Court Hears Telemedicine Abortion Case

Why the HECK is the secret service screwing up so much? Have we had this much screwing up when W or

Aretha Franklin - Until You Come Back To Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do)

Risks To Ukraine Turnaround 'Exceptionally High', IMF Says

The Orwellian deception of Chuck Grassley’s “leniency industrial complex”

The Funny or Die spoof hoping to revitalise the push for gun control

The Suits Are Picking Up The Bill

Swastika painted on car of Dallas rabbi involved in legal battle over home-based religious service

Poll regarding the 47 idiots and a response

Obama to do Jimmy Kimmel Live (today)

Breaking: Reagan Library Says Walker Tale About Getting Anointed By Nancy With Reagan Bible Not True

Colombia trucker strike causing rising food prices and food shortages

Ohio pooch drops a bunch of weight, wows Interwebs

Hillary Clinton

"Only Organic" Promotes Chemophobia in #NewMacDonald Delusional Utopia, Throws Failed Twitter Party

Colombia’s Supreme Court hands out 1st ever femicide conviction

Colombia’s Supreme Court hands out 1st ever femicide conviction

John Lewis Says Voter ID Laws Are 'Poll Taxes By Another Name'

The West's Plan To Drop Russia From SWIFT Hilariously Backfires

MediaMatters: Lone Wolves A Recent History of Violent RW Extremism

Take the “Sin” Out of Wisconsin

Media Adopt Double-Standard With Demands For Independent Review Of Clinton Email

Gun control groups keep distance from bullet ban attempt - The Hill

Arctic Sea Ice Extent Plummeting Below 2 Standard Deviations; Lkely Record Low For Winter Peak

Obama absurdly declares Venezuela a security threat

The latest ghost photo that's getting big response

For your amusement, as each GOP presidential candidate implodes

US Cities Face Future Where Average Years Will Be Hotter Than Current Hottest Records, Permanently

Howard Dean endorses Garcia over Rahm for Chicago mayor

Mini-series "Dig"

Ala opens investigation into elder abuse RE: Harper Lee

I get it...

In Memory of Jimmy Greenspoon (keyboardist for Three Dog Night):

Is Cuba on the verge of major political reform? - WAPO

Nearly 200,000 sign petition to charge 47 US senators

Secret Service agents disrupted bomb investigation at White House

Neocon meteor Sen. Cotton is funded by Abrams, Adelson and Kristol and loves war a little too much

Excellent Statement from Mike Brown's family on the Ferguson police shooting

If Vegans Said Things Meat Eaters Say

Amazon Basin Drought Doubled Tree Mortality To 4-7%, Cut Carbon Uptake by 1.4 Billion Tons

NO! REALLY! Basic Science Should Inform Clinical Science

*POTUS coming up on Jimmy Kimmel,

Official Status Pending, But Italian Town May Have Gotten 100.8 Inches Of Snow in 18 Hours

Veterans Park with a Sears Lens.

Defunct Cleveland charter school faces $9.4 million suit from Ohio attorney general

President Obama reads mean tweets about himself...

I'm not done with this forum

Very old, still funny: Prop 8 - The Musical

NASA launches 4 spacecraft to solve magnetic mystery

Email vs Telephone vs Face to Face meetings

New FDA-Approved Diabetes Medicine Might Save Drugmaker

Xcel Energy (Texas) to buy New Mexico solar power

Xcel Energy (Texas) to buy New Mexico solar power

Xcel Energy (Texas) to buy New Mexico solar power

'My wife is a cheater' painted on burned home

10 members, associates of reputed crime family arrested

The amazing battles between Rahm, Howard Dean. So glad Dean endorsed Rahm's opponent.

Dem House Minority Leader asks for removal of lawmaker who gave 'possessed' kids to a child molester

Did Anonymous target Kanye West?

Willacy County tent-city prison closure to prove costly

A few short years from now, history will remember when.....

Middle school basketball players walked off court to defend bullied cheerleader with Downs Syndrome


Berkeley City Commissions - a Microcosm of Everything that's Wrong with Gentrified City Politics

Santa Fe New Mexican editor arrested on DWI charge

Hip-hop star not mad at SAE house mom singing n-word

United Steelworkers Union and Refineries Reach Tentative Deal

OU's Sigma Alpha Epsilon to sue university (this is a joke, right?)

Former finance officer calls Goliad City Hall 'a nuthouse'

Another View -- Jay Surdukowski: This Democrat is not ready for Hillary

When juries do it, it's called nullification

Better Call Saul Episode 6....Wow! (No Spoilers)

Fuck it. Just let Obama run in 2016.

Ex-Marine freed from Mexico jail accused of drunk driving in Georgia

Serena Williams Strikes the Right Note in a Time of Turmoil.

Bigelow Hands Over BEAM Module for Launch

Paul Flynn MP: Use the armed forces for humanitarian work, not fighting

The West's Plan To Drop Russia From SWIFT Hilariously Backfires

Lima's mayor confesses to cover-up of downtown murals

Daily Holidays - March 13

Centuries-old DNA helps identify origins of slave skeletons found in Caribbean

Discalced Carmelities

US Actions Aim At Possible Military Intervention In Venezuela - Minister

Shocker! Benjamin Netanyahu Uses Speech to Congress in Campaign Ad

Bail set at $2 million for man linked to Idaho killings

Swedish prosecutor asks to question Assange in London

China forging closer links with Latin America

Assembly leader blasts regents on tenure, shared governance

How do you get shot in the face and released from the hospital the same day?

Aiming the stream in another direction — paint vs. pee

Bill on immigrant driver’s licenses remains stalled but gets lawmaker's priority tag

President Barack Obama on Why Washington Doesn't Work

Police fatally shoot man found on subway tunnel tracks in DC

The Human Cork

Chicago's coldest weather yet! The coldest on earth, ever!

Photo of the Day

Brute arrested for stomping victim in McDonald's beatdown video has had prior arrests (GRAPHIC VIDEO

Someone is setting random police cars on fire in FL:

Mysterious spy cameras collecting data at Colorado post office

Republicans Finally Find Oppressed Refugees Worthy Of Asylum.

Teapublicans and their Hardline Iranian Allies, explained in a single image:

Hey, don't forget to celebrate...

House passes bill to abolish Oklahoma marriage licenses

Iowa House passes bill requiring ultrasound before abortion

Here's What Hillary Clinton Must Do to Prevent 'Emailgate' From Becoming an Electronic Watergate

Center-left opposition rides a solid lead into Israeli election

US anger at Britain joining Chinese-led investment bank AIIB

Isis ransacking of ancient Assyrian city (Dur-Sharrukin) confirmed by Iraq's head of antiquities

Philadelphia transit authority ordered to run pro-Israel group's Hitler ad

US Senate committee advances cybersecurity bill in secret session

US Senate committee advances cybersecurity bill in secret session

Barack Obama on Jimmy Kimmel Live: 'In Kenya we drive on the other side'

PPI for final demand falls 0.5% in February; services drop 0.5% and goods decline 0.4%

the other day, I posted that the LETTER would be hard to beat for dumb,

This guy laughed at our dead soldiers and it never got mentioned on tee vee.

U.S. Steel to Idle Plant, Lay Off 412 More Workers

SNP wants to block military action as price of Labour deal

OU SAE to sue University of Oklahoma and the University President

Crude-Oil Price Collapse Takes Toll on Williston, North Dakota

Tea Party Is ‘Bald-Faced Racists,’ White Privilege Conference Speaker Tells Sea Of White People

Mean Tweets - President Obama Edition

I'm ready to declare the Republican Party a cult.

President Barack Obama on Ferguson and Race Relations

R. Chaderton: "The sound produced in a squalid head is like a click because the skull is empty"

Venezuela opposition seethes after OAS envoy's bullet comment

If You're Happy and You Know It, Are You Liberal?

GOP Rallies Around Arkansas Lawmaker Who Gave Away Adopted Daughters

About nobody entering the fray when 4 girls were attacking one kid...

One of Hillary Clinton's neighbors is trolling her with this sign

GOP Goes Ballistic Over Plan to Take The Iran Nuke Deal to the U.N.

Friday TOON Roundup 1 - America Hating Extremists

Friday TOON Roundup 2 -more Repubs

Category 5 Cyclone Pam Bearing Down on Island Nation of Vanuatu

Friday TOON Roundup 3 -Sloshed Service

Friday TOON Roundup 4 -Police and Race

Friday TOON Roundup 5 - The Rest

After Rahm Emanuel’s Alleged Explosion, Mental Health Activists Demand Respect

Cheer up, SAE.

Police Wary of Becoming Targets of Radicals

Rev. Franklin Graham: Obama's Mother 'Must Have Been A Muslim'

Will President Obama Do Something About Long Receipts?

‘Clinton Rules’? Bush, Perry Rules Too - By Michael Tomasky

Apple Watch (cartoon)

Christian College Tried To Stop Bake Sale For Homeless LGBT Youth, But They Raised Thousands Anyway

Germany: Lebanese man doused son with boiling water for coming out as gay

Charles Pierce: The Republican Party Is a Party of Subversives

10 Secrets The Catholic Church Hopes You’ve Forgotten

Republicans defend Arkansas rep who ‘rehomed’ adopted girls with a rapist

The National Security Elites Are Co-Opting Democracy

Venezuela's Maduro says may go to U.S. to challenge Obama

Teapublican Lindsey Graham Promises to Turn the U.S. into a Military Dictatorship

Tsarnaevs’ captive recounts fears, his pivotal escape

An Ode to Community...

Coming to L.A. - Invitation to Celebrate 150 Years of The Nation

Putin, Said to Be ‘Perfectly Healthy,’ Is Also Nowhere to Be Seen

Indian bridegroom dumped over failed maths test

US will pay heavy price, warns Venezuelan president

Parole board in N.H. frees killer in Pamela Smart case

NASA chief (Astronaut & Marine Aviator) schools Ted Cruz

A Friday "Feel Good" that we all could use:

Its red shirts fading, Venezuela's oil giant embraces pragmatism

“Consumers Aren’t Spending Even In a Booming Job Market”

US, Cuba re-establish direct phone link

“His mother must have been a Muslim."

Human beings’ ancestors have routinely stolen genes from other species

Turkey opens fire to stop Syrian migrant ship

Idiot Ted Cruz Shut Down by NASA Director on Climate Change Research


Don’t Let the GOP Buy Your Vote, Stupid - By Nick Gillespie

John McCain, Claiming Confusion, Disavows Letter to Iran

Chicago: Zero Explosives, 1 Arrest and 2.6K Bags Checked by Cops at CTA Stations

Emptywheel is worried that Bibi will lose next week...

Musical plagiarism

my local gannett morning rag compares Hillary to nixon....

Global CO2 emissions 'stalled' in 2014

Support Chuy Garcia via Democracy For America

Georgia pastor asks his flock to donate to the cause of getting him a $65 million private jet

Its red shirts fading, Venezuela's oil giant embraces pragmatism

“A lot of us are disappointed and angry”: Martin O’Malley sounds off to Salon

So interesting that NOW, only a few days before spring, Alaska gets as cold as mid-winter

7.5 million people left religion since 2012: Three graphs from latest General Social Survey

Interesting exchange about JEB on FB from conservative friend.

Florida church loses tax-exempt status over raunchy ‘wet-n-wild’ spring break ‘twerking’ parties

When the newest Senator leads the Senate in violation of the Logan Act and

Bagley NAILs GOP To The Wall & Then Some!

"Thanks, Obama!”: POTUS reads mean tweets about himself on “Jimmy Kimmel”

Tony Stark Delivers Real 3D-Printed Bionic Arm To 7-Year Old Iron Man Fan

Massachusetts SJC: Police Chief Within Rights to Deny Gun License

Are those 47 senators pulling an Ann Coulter?!?

Are Republicans Insane Enough To Propose a Balanced Budget?

I'm a season and a half into my Breaking Bad bingewatch. So far, so good.

New photos emerge of Osama bin Laden in his mountain hideaway

Eugene Robinson -Fraternity boys and the long shadow of racism

Torture in the UAE

Sick glass? Maybe this will work for you.

Tribune poll shows Emanuel with double-digit lead on Garcia

F-35 Fighter Continues Next-Gen Attack on Taxpayer Wallets

Trey Gowdy’s Hillary hypocrisy: He’s the last person who should be demanding Clinton’s private email

My friend's new rant abainst Obama

Tom Cotton’s war on reality: The GOP will recognize no limits

GOP+SAE=Racism (AMAZING editorial cartoon)

Bill Badger, Who Tackled Gaby Giffords Shooter, Dies at 78

Irony at Facebook.

Swedes Offer to Question Julian Assange in London/NYT

BOOKS: Lila, The Revolutionary (Excerpt) | William T. Hathaway

James Carville apologizes for calling Grover Norquist pond scum

Road builders lobby opposes repatriation scheme to fund highway bill. The Hill:

Obama ‘embarrassed’ for GOP senators who signed Iran letter

Still so furious I can barely breathe. The 47 demand to be looked at.

Lap top Question:

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes APK

Progressive groups slam “progressive” pro-TPP operation. Buzzfeed:


Open-records law morphs into tool for corporations, advocates

Ted Cruz meets the sound of silence (speech outside his bubble)

Ben Carson: The People Will Stop Obama's Third Term!

Someone turned off my water and my neighbor's water at 2 AM....

Pamela Geller Names Jon Stewart The 'Most Disgusting Jew on the Planet'

Arrest made in fatal shooting of Iraqi immigrant: Dallas police

The next looming shutdown: Highway programs

Two police cars torched in North Miami-Dade

White House fence jumper suspect faces plea hearing

Glenn Beck Threatens To Cancel His NRA Membership If Grover Norquist Is Re-Elected To Group's Board

Indian bride walks out of wedding when groom fails math test

Biblical Baby Mamas

mind bending GIFS from space...

Spain arrests eight suspected Islamist militants in dawn raid

PFAW Right Wing Watch: Best of the Blog 3/13/2015 

Such a huge crime

The Prosthetic Imagination | John Michael Greer

Russian state TV shows Putin for first time in days

Secret History of My Geography Teacher, also Cofounder of Hamas | Ramzy Baroud

Please think good thoughts for my sweet little girl India

He failed to add 15+6, and she wasn't having it.

MORE record highs maybe broken this weekend

Obama administration to start new group to advise on veterans issues

The agony of the earth

That Communist Kenyan is going to destroy our beloved Constitution (2nd Amendment excluded)

NASA images - where to buy

Pope Francis Expects Papacy of 4 or 5 Years

Update: Dabs the cat, found frozen to Anchorage sidewalk, reunited with owner

Worst Supreme Court decision of all time

KOCHs' "Libre" = pour cash on Latinos, don't say "Repub," & Dems asleep at the wheel

'Privacy killer': Senate panel quitely passes CISA 'cybersecurity' bill amid fresh surveillance fear

HSBC's Swiss private bank: French prosecutor formally requests trial

Ash, dust from 1912 Novarupta eruption cancels Kodiak flights in 2015

Picture of Massacre at Wounded Knee

Dear Justin Harris, God doesn't want you

Biden Worries Legalized Weed In D.C. Will Cut Into His Business

Alaska takes steps to 'upsize' gas line project, undo spending limit

CNN Asks: "Has Violence Reignited Racial Tension?"

Michael Lewis: 'Flash Boys' market still 'rigged'

Latvala proposal to shield police officer data angers open government advocates

To the Seasoned Pet owners: How do you know when they WANT to go?

God that is terrible tv...

Pic Of The Moment: Benghazi Chairman Demands Probe Into Hillary Emails, Fails To Explain His Own

California has about one year of water left. Will you ration now?

Well, Bobby Jindal is now completely in the Party Of Stupid.

Obama to Vice: I’m ‘Embarrassed’ for GOP Senators Who Sent Letter to Iran

A Modest Proposal

Outing the "Progressive Coalition for American Jobs"--A Trade Campaign Built On Four Pinocchios

Are Minority Group Leaders Doing The Best For Their Constiuencies?......

Watch Sen. Ted Cruz bomb on stage, because it's funny

More family pets end up in the hands of abusers via Craigslist

Petaluma residents up in arms about new McDonald’s ad

From Distonia to Dance

U.S. Admiral Raises Alarm Over Russian Military Threat

president obama reads mean tweets

Rand Paul claims Iran letter was to strengthen Obama's hand ...

SAE frat held an MLK Day party.

Consumer Sentiment in U.S. Fell in March to Four-Month Low

Previously Unreleased Bill Hicks Album to Accompany Reissued Catalog

People Eat Brains For The First Time

Wholesale Prices in U.S. Unexpectedly Fall for Fourth Month

Charles P Pierce- My Man Chuck Todd Had A Bad Moment

Prisoners of War in Donetsk Airport: Russian Roulette (Dispatch 101)

NYPD caught red-handed sanitizing police brutality Wikipedia entries

GOP Senator Says Letter Shouldn't Have Been Addressed to Iran's Leaders

Israel's Netanyahu Scrambles As Polls Show Rival's Lead Growing

bibi n.

Illinois: Marijuana Legalization Measure Introduced

Can you add a special link to posts for a "spelling/grammar alert"?

Surprise: U.S. Economic Data Have Been the World's Most Disappointing

Cartoon-Faux "news" and O-Lie-Ly

Germany Blasts Republicans in U.S. on Iran Nuclear Talks

Microsoft update KB3033929 possibly causing problems for Windows 7 users

15-year-old Palestinian enters 76th day in Israeli custody

The Onion Looks Back At 'The Sound Of Music'

MSNBC host, Mika, tries to clean up the mess her show made blaming hip-hop for the racist SAE chant


Rachel Madow points out major newspapers' scorching editorials slamming the 47 GOP Senators

Secret Service doesnt much care about protecting the black family in WHITE house?

It's Another Ugly Day for Oil

U.S. Exaggerates Islamic State Casualties

Anti-Vaxxer Bets Scientists $100,000 They Can’t Prove Measles Exists; Anti-Vaxxer Loses $100,000

AP: 75%-90% of Deaths from Israel's "Precision" Air Strikes Last Summer were Civilians

Disability advocates keep close watch on new Texas governor

Binyamin Netanyahu Has Failed. There’s A Better Way To Achieve Security For Israel

The Epidemic of Lying at Crisis Pregnancy Centers Exposes the Moral Rot in the Anti-Choice Movement

Ferguson Shooters? How the Hell...

Are Any Other DUers Fans Of Skepchick?

I mock thee!

Anybody know why this is happening on the Central Coast?

What Is Your Dog Personality?

If God Played Minecraft

Listen up Blacks...

Citizens arrest..

Update On The Denton Texas Fracking Ban - Candice Bernd Discusses

The Politics of Insanity | Emanuele Corso

Sweetie Pie, Marcy and friends at the park this morning.

Homeless woman charged with 'theft of services' for charging cell phone outside

Spring is starting to sproing here in Austin. At the dog park this morning.

FDR Fireside Chat 1: On the Banking Crisis

The week in paranoia...

The phrase of the day is "rabid raccoon". Replace any word in a thread with "rabid raccoon".

Do the Federal ACA subsidies if a state doesn't offer it, expire in 2017?

Mine owner could get up to 30 years for West Virginia deaths

Post a non-country song that features a pedal steel guitar

The Swedish Prosecutor Lied As Charged. Admits No Legal Impediment to London Interview w/Assange.

Police: Man denied sex for McDonald’s meal beats woman

UK support for China-backed Asia bank prompts US concern

Michael Lewis Reflects on His Book Flash Boys, a Year After It Shook Wall Street to Its Core

Private charities versus government programs: why conservatism fails

Netherlands' justice minister resigns in drug money scandal | The Guardian | Five Days to National Elections

TCM Schedule for Friday, March 13, 2015 -- Friday Night Spotlight - Roadshow Musicals

Citrus tree owners win! Unique jury award based on height of trees

'Crisis Pregnancy Center’ Tells Woman Her IUD Was A Baby

Chasing the Northern Lights On The Lofoten Islands

So sick of Faux and CNN broadcasting recruiting films for ISIS and the KKK

Edits to Wikipedia pages on Bell, Garner, Diallo traced to 1 Police Plaza

First Gay Marriage in History

Bernie Sanders: Robert Reich

The George W. Bush email scandal the media has conveniently forgotten

In memory of Badfinger drummer Mike Gibbins, whose birthday it was yesterday

50th Anniversary Selma to Montgomery March!

Did Jeb release his (partial) emails in December because they knew ..

NASA Administrator Gives Ted Cruz An Epic Lesson In How Science Works

'Climate change' ban boosts Florida's image as the Punchline State (w/video)

Sanders Files Bill to Strengthen, Expand Social Security...

Are any of the phone number search sites really free?

Email spam is so odd sometimes: "Wanting for once to be caught each fish raves."

Here is the letter an Arkansas voter sent directly to Senator Cotton...

California has about one year of water left. Will you ration now? (xpost from GD)

Why did Christie settle with Exxon?

TCM Schedule for Saturday, March 14, 2015 -- The Essentials: Joel McCrea

New rules for limited medical marijuana in Florida met with legal challenge

World's first successful penis transplant carried out in South Africa

This week in crazy: #5-Generalissimo Graham prepares to seize Congress

Wikipedia Edits To Pages On New York Police Killings Traced To NYPD Headquarters

Edits to Wikipedia pages on Bell, Garner, Diallo traced to 1 Police Plaza

At UC Irvine, Some Say Furor Over Attempted U.S. Flag Ban Is Overblown

Joanie Loves Chachi, and Chachi Loves Scotty (Walker)

Florida reluctant to extradite eastern New Orleans double murder suspect

Seder: Climate Denying Scientist Received Millions From Industry

Shedding some light on the subject

Bernie Sanders isn't so sure about this 2016 thing

Mysterious Voice Heard From Accident

I was confused, not anymore.

2015 has three Friday the 13ths. What are the odds?

Congress’s Approval Rating No Longer Detectable by Current Technology—Borowitz is trying to poll

'90s Sitcom "Seinfeld" Predicted NATO Strategy in Ukraine

I don't want to be right (... I'm a Toys R Us kid)

What is your CAT personality?

75 year old woman strangles rabid raccoon to death at botanical garden

23 Things You Should Never Say To A Floridian

This date in science: Uranus discovered, completely by accident

Republican Senator’s Adviser Formerly Served As Editor Of Neo-Confederate Magazine

Britain's plan to join China's 'World Bank' angers Washington

America dumbs down

Tom Cotton picked apart by Army general over ‘mutinous’ Iran letter

Nearly 30 noncitizens voted in Ohio

Basic Math on Michigan Proposal 1 of 2015 Ends with Questionable Results

Barney Frank: My Life as a Gay Congressman

I signed the prosecute-petition! I'm sick of this thumbing their nose

End Of Dollar Monopoly

Michigan Referee's Death Prompts Calls for Tougher Laws

Kick Who Out? SWIFT Gives Russia a Seat on the Board

"Being in a Fraternity and Being Stupid . . ." best essay/editorial I have read yet on SAE

Bipartisan House lawmakers roll out data breach bill

Erick Erickson: Everything Obama Does Is To 'Humble The Arrogant Crackers'

The beginning of the Regressive Era, Republicans are finding workarounds to reinstitute Jim Crow...

This Chemistry '3D Printer' Can Synthesize Molecules From Scratch

McConnell files cloture on anti-trafficking bill w/ anti-women rider

Illnesses linked to Blue Bell ice cream products trigger recall

Illnesses linked to Blue Bell ice cream products trigger recall

What The Hell Are The Saints Doing?

GOP Senate's budget targets Medicaid, food stamps

American in Sierra Leone tests positive for Ebola

Florida Is "Very Poor" On Transgender Rights, According to Study

Oklahoma Lawmaker Wants Anti-Gay Businesses to Post “No Gays Allowed” Signs. Excellent!

Final polls before elections give Herzog 4-point lead

The reason we need at least a New Deal Democrat in the Presidential race is simple,

Look-alikes? (Sorry, Norman)

The media is talking a lot about email, and not much about the real stakes in 2016

Vegas odds tells me I'm not the only DUer to suffer Cluster Headaches.

An Open Letter to 47 Republican Senators of the United States of America from Iran’s Hard-Liners

Florida man narrowly escapes on riding lawnmower from machete-wielding attacker

At 16th and Mission, collective housing must go — but tech offices can stay?

My "LOL" story of the day...

Former head of sheriff's SWAT team - who killed kid who held a toy gun- arrested, accused of fraud

Cat poop costs Texas widow a Ford Explorer

Law Students Tell Justices How Same-Sex Marriage Bans Harm Careers

The Rude Pundit - Photos That Make the Rude Pundit Want to Roll a Joint With American Flag Papers

Likud Long Knives Come Out for Bibi as Poll Numbers Drop

Oregon Just Made it a Heck of a Lot Easier to Vote

Venezuela's PDVSA caught in money laundering scandal involving Banca Privada d'Andorra

University Blasts Racist 'F*** Consent' Email Allegedly Sent By Frat Member

Iraqi Forces Pound Besieged Tikrit Jihadists

Atheist's Religious Discrimination Case Gets Second Wind

Swarms of Cops with Guns Drawn, Raid Music Video Set, Unlawfully Cuff and Search Entire Cast

What's for Dinner, Fri., March 13, 2015

City of Cleveland: 12-year-old Tamir Rice caused his own death by failing to ‘avoid injury’

Man pleads not guilty to killing wife after eating pot candy

Do white folks who object to the use of the term "Cracker"...

Florida voter database failing across state; supervisors unable to verify eligible voters

#47Traitors, 47 Senators, 47 Phone Numbers ... A Resource For Those Who Want To Protest Treason

I'm sorry....I can't stand ALL the women on every sports channel!!!!!

Time to cover up for Assange again

Man Gets 13 Years in Prison for 2 Joints Worth of Pot

When Did Right-Wing Anti-Intellectualism Start?

Brennan Center: Bravo, Oregon; Where's Selma's legacy?

Regulation needed, not gun control

Rev. Franklin Graham: Obama doesn't want to fight ISIS because his mother was a Muslim

Police state much? Or...“looking for a black male.”

Report: Israel treating al-Qaida fighters wounded in Syria civil war

Embarrassment -- not security -- drives government secrecy

I got tied up on the subway

5 Castles That Are Cheaper Than An Apartment In San Francisco

The “poetics of the unfinished”: La Danse by Matisse

The Supreme Court and the Power of the People

Privatizing Public Housing: The "Genocide of Poor People"

Short Tales From Bizarro World: Treason Edition

Inslee declares Drought Emergency in some parts of WA state

Stay in Mom’s Basement? Nope! Millennials Were 2014’s Top Home Buyers, Says NAR

The Thirsty West: 10 Percent of California’s Water Goes to Almond Farming (Slate)

Ark. Senate Advances Bill To Block Public Funding for Women's Health Clinics

Tulip time comes early in Skagit County

Dude, pull over here

The Congressional Progressive Caucus' People’s Budget: A Raise for America

NH House Kills Bill To Defund Facilities That Provide, Refer Patients for Abortion

Hillary Clinton’s Potential GOP Rivals Used Personal Email Accounts

'Five States Allow Women's Health Medicaid Programs To Lapse'

Stop blaming white racism on black rappers - Washington Post Article

Identity Theft, Tax Fraud Snares Prisoners

It's close to unprecedented- Obama on the TRAITORS letter

Petition asks Death to bring Sir Terry Pratchett back

Why the email controversy probably hasn’t dented Hillary Clinton’s public image

The Republican excuses for their Iran letter remind me of something....

The Venezuelan “Threat”

The true scandal of the GOP senators’ letter to Iran

Russian Witch Baba Yaga's Guide To Feminism

The Venezuelan “Threat”

(Fabrication, Fiction)

Rebuild Infrastructure, Create Jobs, Kickstart Economy

Iran: Three Questions

Syndicated Radio Host Michael Berry: White People Don't Kill People The Way Black People Do

A New Dawn in US Foreign Policy or Hypocrisy as Usual? US Sanctions in Latin America

IKEA drops lifestyle website in Russia over 'gay propaganda' fears

A New Dawn in US Foreign Policy or Hypocrisy as Usual? US Sanctions in Latin America

Name truth telling journalists and reporters

'Grumpy' husband unearths 2.7kg gold nugget

Clinton's lawyers didn't read the 30K emails they deleted. They just hit a button.

The CIA and America’s Presidents

The CIA and America’s Presidents

Popularity of Violent Movies and Video Games

Hurricanes Are Creating "Express Lanes On A Super-Highway" For Lionfish

Classes freshman Republican pols must be required to take

Ukraine Govt Sees No Links Between 6 Former Regime Suicides

Two quantum properties teleported together for first time

Mom Says Bananas Were Infested With Spiders That Can Cause Hours-Long Erections

Obama on GOP Iran Letter Signatories: "I'm Embarrassed For Them."

Oklahoma U. Expels Racist Students, But Not Violent Football Players

Argentina declassifies files on Jewish center bombing

I have a real fear for what Republicans may try next in

Coroner: 19-year-old killed by officer shot in head, torso

Undercover cop justified in drawing gun on protesters, CHP says

Anyone remember Oliver North and PROFS?

#YOUCANTMAKETHISSH*TUP: McCain Now Blaming Snowstorm For Iran Letter

Seatbelts, please, for the Presidential Candidate Ride!!

Entertaining Family History Item ...

Attempted Coup And Misguided U.S. Sanctions in Venezuela

Attempted Coup And Misguided U.S. Sanctions in Venezuela

Who's on with Bill Maher at 10 pm / HBO tonight? Here is the list

Bored pilot draws penis on FlightRadar with private plane

Air Force Mom Breastfeeding in Uniform Is Stunning Look at Military Parenthood

House Republicans Desperately Seeking A Lady, Any Lady, To Make Them Not Look So Bad

House Republicans Desperately Seeking A Lady, Any Lady, To Make Them Not Look So Bad

It would be nice to see Labor back in power in Israel.

Cavaliers Star LeBron James Has Ditched His Headband, And No One Is Exactly Sure Why

Texas Representative Proposes Bill to Make Filming the Police Illegal for Everyone But MSM

The Long And Dickish History Of Tom Cotton (R-Dick) (barf bags suggested)

Still waiting for the joint public statement from democrats on the right wing

47 excuses

CO House Committee Advances Bill To Preserve Funding for State Family Planning Initiative

The Daily Show - Hurricane Sandy Survivors' Long Wait for Housing

MN Lawmakers Introduce Bill To Protect Contraceptive Coverage Access

My phone is done charging.

Ukraine Faces Two Fronts: Military and Economy--UPDATE

Meatloaf recipe?

Neb. Senate Rejects Medicaid Family Planning Expansion Bill

Climate Change Deniers Fantasy Tournament

The Troll Hunters (A little dated, but well worth a read)

Some genes 'foreign' in origin and not from our ancestors

America's Top Economic Performance Artist Is Really Popular With GOP Candidates

Just when you think TX repukes can't out-goofy themselves anymore

The Measles Outbreak Is Twice As Big As You Thought

Underground ocean on Jupiter's largest moon, Ganymede

Likud Long Knives Come Out for Bibi as Poll Numbers Drop

Engineers create chameleon-like artificial 'skin' that shifts color on demand

'Mistrust Is Growing': European Leaders Blast GOP Senators for Letter to Iran

Why are white people expats when the rest of us are immigrants?

"He Is, They Are" Glenna Goodacre

an update on my kafkaesque work world

Governor Snyder wants the state (Michigan) to use less coal

3-13-15 Labor History in 2:00 min the year was 1906

3-13-15 Labor History in 2:00 min the year was 1906

3-13-15 Labor History in 2:00 min the year was 1906

Stronger job protections for pregnant and breast-feeding women clear 1st round in NE Legislature

Tweety show saying Walker in New Hamphire declaring himself the possible frontrunner...

Robert Reich says the next Dem president should nominate Obama for the Supreme Court

Indian bride walks out of wedding when groom fails math test

Poll shows Hillary Clinton, Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren beating Scott Walker in Wisconsin in hypothe

Mayor candidate found beheaded in Mexico

Wall St Journal-OWH: Omaha is among the next big dining destinations. Here's why