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Archives: March 17, 2015

National Ag Week: Gov. Ricketts (R-NE) blasts 'big government' (EPA) in ethanol push

National Ag Week: Gov. Ricketts (R-NE) blasts 'big government' (EPA) in ethanol push

March Sadness: A Profile on Student Athletes by John Oliver

Why Congress' Obamacare Doomsday Cult Can't Admit It Was Wrong

Bernie Sanders coming to L.A.

NY "SAFE" act, and a 22% uptick in shootings..

Cross posted to BOG~ President Barack Obama - The Right Man For This Moment In History

Iranian Delegation Raises Concerns Over 'Ill-Advised' Letter From Republican Lawmakers As U.S. Deman

Sanders: We Must Produce a Budget for America, Not Wealthy Special Interests...

Governor Bobby Jindal talks foreign policy: 'We are at war with radical Islam'

Liz Cheney Is Terrified Peace Will Break Out If Bibi Loses

Comcast, AT&T Mergers On Hold Over Confidentiality Concerns

Ok, I admit it. Who is Robert Durst?

Trans inmate asks US supreme court to allow sex-reassignment surgery

New flavor of Yoplait yogurt I really like!

IMO, Bibi will not be recalled. Voters usually always go with

What's a subject where you have a point of view but can see the other side of it too?

Charlie Crist Won't Run For Senate In 2016

Carly Fiorina plans to excoriate Hillary Clinton, and her competition is grateful for it

GOP’s internal hate-fest: How a low-profile budget dispute is tearing the party apart

Just got an email from Colo. State Univ. congratulating me on my son's David's acceptance

John Bolton: In 2017, when Obama is gone, we should attack Iran and claim self defense. Screw the UN

Chris Christie Officials Sent Pension Money To Subsidiary of Donor’s Foreign Firm

A Cartoon Metaphor For Politics

Sigh.... going to have to stop eating some pretty damn awesome chips

Convicted leaker Petraeus still advising White House

Got my electric boots and no I'm NOT getting a mohair suit.

The president thinks we should focus on more important issues.

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Bye, Bye, Bibi? & a animal gif

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No, the Minimum Wage Isn't Forcing These Seattle Restaurants to Close (COUNTER TO NEW RIGHT-WING BS)

Oakland: Blockade of Facebook Bus at Macarthur BART Station

Tom Cotton Memes - Funny!

The More America Sees Of The GOP, The More They Like Obama

Students learn a powerful lesson about privilege.

Argentine jurist to lead UN Human Rights Committee

"Why I'm Pissed Off At 'Pissed-Off Rednecks'" - Awful Song Of Tthe Year

My Response To McConnell Holding The Loretta Lynch AG Vote Hostage...

Argentine jurist to lead UN Human Rights Committee

Once again, the GOP stands up for the Rights of Rapists.

Netanyahu vows to build more settlements if re-elected

Practicing masking with Perfect Photo Suite 9

Warren: "ISDS is a bad deal for America" (TPP Petition)

Haynes v. United States

Re: tomorrow's Israeli election

Don’t Let the GOP Buy Your Vote, Stupid

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Here Are 7 Redesigns Of The $20 Bill That Honor Women

Here Are 7 Redesigns Of The $20 Bill That Honor Women

Probably not news to anyone here

by Robert Reich

Obama's Budget Would Shrink the Deficit: CBO

Judge won't lift ruling instructing Alabama probate judge to comply with marriage order

the phone rang-it was my college rapist (trigger warning)

the phone rang-it was my college rapist (trigger warning)

Hey Criminals: Plan your perfect getaway vacation

Eugene Robinson: The dysfunctional GOP is failing to govern

And we thought Ken Starr started his 'fishing trip' early during the Bill Clinton years. The

Why Organic Can't Fulfill Our Food Supply Ideals

New website aims to transform the philosophy canon by highlighting women

New website aims to transform the philosophy canon by highlighting women

On the radio today!

U.S. warns Americans in Saudi Arabia, closes embassy

Chris Christie Officials Sent Pension Money To Subsidiary of Donor’s Foreign Firm

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Dumb Criminals: DUI Suspect Walks Intol Police Car While Parked At Gas Station

South American Governments Slam Obama Over Venezuela Sanctions

South American Governments Slam Obama Over Venezuela Sanctions

Rookie Commish says he has received a formal request from Pete Rose asking that his lifetime ban be

Netanyahu Brings Out the Big Gun: Chuck Norris

Hillary goes after Congress--> Tweets---Congressional trifecta against women

Judge Denies 11th Hour Rowland Plea; Sentencing Set Wednesday

Why Can’t (Portland) One of America’s Most ‘Progressive’ Cities Reform Its Police Force?

Cenk gives advise to Israelis about tomorrow's election

Obama: Vice News Interview

In twitter burst, Hillary Clinton slams GOP for working ‘against women'

Three reasons why U.S. banks aren’t entering Cuba – yet

If You Own a Pitchfork, You Will Grab It When You See This Chart

Four Numbers that Show the Beating Down of Middle America

Researchers may have solved origin-of-life conundrum

Mega-church pastor wants $65M for private plane...

Mexican Journalist Is Fired After Report About First Lady

Mexican Journalist Is Fired After Report About First Lady

Texas Senate approves open-carry bill

'Ship to Cuba' option shows up on amid diplomatic talks

Former Dallas County DA Craig Watkins Can't Even Ambulance-Chase Correctly

Rough Ride: Public transport skirts around poor areas in the US

Is the board (loading) slow for you too?

Dallas police shoot mentally ill man holding screwdriver

Obama: It's 'Disturbing' That A Climate Change Denier Chairs Senate Environmental Committee

Houston ISD Trips Once Again on a $35 Million Shopping Spree

Colombia: is the end in sight to the world’s longest war?

Transgender Teens Struggle In Foster Care

Oregon is first state to adopt automatic voter registration

The Fundies Agree With Cotton. They Hate US Secular Government. OK To Undermine It.

Texas Anti-gay Activist Rails Against 'Counterfeit' Marriages for 'Militant Homosexuals'

Texas Anti-gay Activist Rails Against 'Counterfeit' Marriages for 'Militant Homosexuals'

Australian police pull over Schwarzenegger for cycling without a helmet

Manhunt on for officer suspected of murder

Why does the Administration Waste So Much Political Capital on Corporate Rights?

'Sanctuary cities' bill by Senator Perry comes under fire in subcommittee hearing

RFRA Laws Are Dangerous/Even Necessary/Vital Services Can Be Denied For Religious Reasons.

Why would GOP delay confirmation of African-American woman to extort votes for an anti-choice rider

Scientists Take DNA Sample From Woolly Mammoth Leg for Cloning Project

Socialist roots of International Women's Day

Bill sent out in 1969 returned to Maine water district

I need some research help ... promised a friend statistics or just info on the growth of the resort

Some poeple just shouldn't be bowling...

Willacy County prison contract nixed after inmate riot and fires set

Why Are Modern Conservatives Seen As Racist

Arrest made in $2M bank fraud scheme

Oh God - I hope we aren't headed for a hellish summer

Who takes pics of sale racks? WTF? @ScottWalker: Great few days in NH. Pic of the Kohl's where I fou

It’s the Obama Economy, you stupid #$@&%*!

Crossing my fingers that Israel does the right thing.

Why Are Modern Conservatives Seen As Racist

Created by Humanists and Atheist For Obama on fb.

Bill seeks to make rain barrels legal in Colorado

York PA schools temporarily saved from being turned over to underperforming FL charter company

Samsung live-streamed a birth in virtual reality

Walker's Failed Reforms Flood School Districts With Red

France Blocks Websites Accused Of Condoning Terrorism

PA Gov Tom Wolf spares York city schools from being handed over to FL charter school company.

France Says Assad Talks Would Be ‘Scandalous Gift’ To Islamic State Group

Rand Paul blows away liberal blacks - gets standing ovation! Carried out to cheers!

Anti-Semitic Photo Posted to Long Island High School's Facebook Page: Report

Egypt Condemns To Death Muslim Brotherhood Chief Mohammed Badie And 13 Others

Google doodle is really cute for St. Patrick's day

I have a question.

The Presidential Endorsement Game Has Begun

American aid worker who has Ebola becomes critical

New Jersey Senate Urges Judge To Reject Chris Christie's ExxonMobil Settlement

When Oceans Disappear

LAPD officer accused of trying to smuggle Mexican citizen across border

Daily Holidays - March 17

A preview of Missouri's scheduled execution Tuesday

Colombian Drug Dealer Sought By Interpol Captured In Venezuela

Iceland Does The Unimaginable To Its Criminal Bankers

Aaron Schock

White House office to delete its FOIA regulations

US role in disastrous Philippine raid under scrutiny

Lie Witness News: Obama Edition

Salvation Army failed to protect boys from abuse for decades, report says

The global plight of domestic workers: few rights, little freedom, frequent abuse

First to the bar: Chinese immigrant granted posthumous law licence

Walker Budget Sneaks Major Policy Changes Past Education Agency

Wisconsin: Public hearings on the Wisconsin state budget and the UW System

Stonehenge Mystery: Monument Was An ‘Ancient Mecca On Stilts,’ Says New Theory

Origami Apartment - living in small spaces

DU Challenge

France: Ancient Greek Jug Found in Celtic Prince’s Grave

Living Small - Origami Apartment in Manhattan/Hong Kong

7 year old puts Walker on the spot

Some People Know How to Snow!

NASA Releases New Asteroid Hunting App to the Public

When Stars Go Nova, Shocks Cook the Stellar Neighborhood

Civil war in Yemen: Meeting the Houthis - and their enemies

New Jersey Senate Urges Judge To Reject Chris Christie's ExxonMobil Settlement

Burned at McDonald’s. Treated with MUSTARD.

Judge won't lift ruling instructing Alabama probate judge to comply with marriage order

"Jindal Blames Racial Inequality On Minorities Being Too Proud Of Their Heritages"

CBC: A Universal Canadian Single-Payer Prescription Drug Program Would Save Billions.

Not The Onion: Mitt Romney to fight Evander Holyfield in charity boxing event

4 Ways the Next Fight Over Spending in Washington Could Seriously Affect Your Life

Repub House Budget Proposal to be released this morning: Sharp cuts

Major U.S. allies to join China-backed bank: reports

Obama's war on whistleblowers leaves administration insiders unscathed

Petraeus, who still advises the WH warns Iran is greatest danger facing Iraq, not ISIS

Spain finds remains of 'Don Quixote' writer Cervantes

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: The NCAA

German coalition politicians break ranks on Greek WWII reparations

Buzz Aldrin just tweeted this

New 3D printing method 25 to 100 times faster

Kshama Sawant: The Most Dangerous Woman in America

50 Insights for Medicare's 50th Anniversary

Why do penguins waddle?

49'ers star rookie quits over safety issues

Tentative West Coast contract offers union perks, new way to settle disputes

HoF thread

60 Minutes' bungles another hit piece on Social Security

Confirmed: Anti-vaxxer parents helped fuel Disneyland measles outbreak

Juan Cole: Top 5 Ways Netanyahu Sabotaged US and Israel Interests

UN expert slams US as only nation to imprison kids for life without parole

WalMart bathrooms--great places for meth labs

Reich: A Tale of Three States: California, Kansas, and Florida

Ten things you actually can't say about racism

If Herzog wins the Israeli election, how long will it take Megan Kelly to fly over to visit.....

Earth has exceeded four of the nine limits for hospitable life, scientist claims

Here's What a Close Friend of the Clintons Said About Them in His Diary

What do Netanyahu's friends in Congress think of his now opposing a Palestinian State?

"If the TPP would be as good for American jobs as they claim, there should be nothing to hide."

We need another Clinton.

Ashley Judd fights back on social media threats of sexual violence

Thousands of snow geese fall dead from sky in Idaho

My PAC Has created a t-shirt to support Dems in Red Districts

"The Negative Effects Of GOP Malice And MBA Stupidity On Research Show No Signs Of Slowing Down"

Al-Sisi to build a new egyptian capital... in the middle of nowhere... for $45+ billion

Schieffer destroys Cotton

And the privitization begins for Miami-Dade

Tuesday Toon Roundup 1: War Elephants

Tuesday Toon Roundup 2: 2016 madness

Tuesday Toon Roundup 3: The Rest

For Peace...

Did you ever notice that some people are more outraged at racist rich white punks getting

WV Legislature Fails to Pass “Forced Pooling” on Last Day

Public Bathhouses in Japan (Sento) - Japanology Plus

Delegate Rob Krupicka retiring (Va 45 district)

Stocks turn lower ahead of Fed policy meeting

Israeli Elections in the Time of King Bibi

Clint Eastwood: American Sniper and I are anti-war

Alabama federal judge declines to lift gay marriage order

How do you feel about exposing dirt bag Internet trolls?

Saint Patrick was an agent of Roman colonial imperialism.

Rachel Maddow - Political games in Congress deepen Americans' disdain for government

Spain Investigates Venezuela Ex-Officials For Money Laundering

Happy St. Corgan's Day, y'all.

OSHA proposes $45K penalty after worker death (why do R's want to eliminate OSHA?)

Ex-Singapore leader Lee Kuan Yew's condition worsens

OSHA proposes $45K penalty after worker death (why do R's want to eliminate OSHA?)

University of Virginia board reviews president's contract

OSHA proposes $45K penalty after worker death (why do R's want to eliminate OSHA?)

How corporations created the public symbols of modern Christianity

Ohio’s Voter Fraud Investigation Finds Almost Nothing

The Safety Aspect of Very Large Pipelines

Republican budget plans divided over defense spending and Medicare fix

Miner killed by falling rock, company says

47 traitor's letter casting a "shadow" over Iran negotiations

Chicago mayoral debate gets testy over city's finances and public schools

When We Hear Talk About The 'Military Industrial Complex' - Is This Just A U.S. Network Or Is It....

HOORAY for Manatees!!!

Inside The Senate GOP's Self-Made Debacle On Sex Trafficking And Abortion

Netanyahu sounds like he's running for sheriff in Alabama

House Republican Budget Overhauls Medicare and Repeals the Health Law

Puppy stuck in tiny pipe

In honor of St. Patrick's Day: Your favorite Irish song?

Spain finds Don Quixote writer Cervantes' tomb in Madrid

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Penn State Frat Suspended Over Nude Photos Of Women In Facebook Group

Workers Behind Ruthless and Effective Grassroots Campaigns Are Now on Trial for Racketeering

Pipeline Informational Meeting Coming Up March 28 in Buckhannon

Nomi Prins: The Volatility / Quantitative Easing Dance of Doom

Happy St. Patrick's Day! Did you know the world's most prolific inventor was Irish?

The Battle for the Evangelical Vote

This Is Quietly One Of The More Egregious....

Hillary Clinton, Colin Powell And America's Double Standard

DISGUSTING: T-Shirt Shows How Blind We Still Are To Rape Culture

Netanyahu's Future On The Line In Israeli Parliamentary Election

WV-DEP’s Huffman: Strip-mine & mountaintopping health studies deserve ‘closer look’

What's with Luke Russert...?

Songs for St. Patrick's Day that keep it real

"He who smelt it, dealt it"

WV-DEP’s Huffman: Strip-mine & mountaintopping health studies deserve ‘closer look’

Major American Allies Ignore U.S. Pleas and Join China’s Development Bank

Attorney: Ferguson shooting suspect didn't target officers

Today's Google Doodle: Happy St. Patrick's Day!

Separated at birth???

In first Senate Speech Tehran Tom Cotton, in the first minute, brings up Hitler.

SF linebacker, 24, quits after one season; fears head trauma (CTE)

Gun-rights supporters challenge Philadelphia suburb's ordinance

Sometimes I really hate the internet: 'Bullies called me the world's ugliest woman online'

Lie Witness News - President Obama Edition

McDonald’s Management’s Response to Workers’ Burns on the Job: “Just Put Some Mustard On It”

Union official warns: Worker overtime means Nebraska's vets homes could be headed down same road...

Anti-Shacking up Law repealed in Florida

Fracking and environment -- more and more concerns

SONDHEIM (no less) joins me in canning Gaga's Sound of Music performance

Fracking and environment -- more and more concerns

TYT: Gay Students Ordered To Take Christian Sensitivity Training

GOP’s Israel conundrum: Will it still “Stand With Israel” — if Netanyahu loses?

Bush v. Gore: The Worst (or at least second-to-the-worst) Supreme Court Decision Ever

TYT: Shocking Video Of Cruelty To Milk Cows Released (Warning! Disturbing Content!)

Nomi Prins: The Volatility / Quantitative Easing Dance of Doom

“Radicals of a different sort”: How the reactionary right is plotting to steal the White House

TYT: Where Is Putin? Russian President Disappears

Puppy stuck in tiny pipe

At behest of Glenn Beck, NRA investigates Grover Norquist for being a muslim spy

TYT: Israeli Elections 2015. Will Netanyahu Win?

It takes a woman. "Carly Fiorina has evidently hired herself as a hit woman, going after Hillary..."

GOP Really Rooting For The Letter To Derail Iran Agreement..

When are the Supremes ruling on Obamacare? n/t

My rescue kittens Carreen and Suellen are no longer year young today!

Venezuela: Maduro's Dictator Move

Happy St Pony's Day!

Imagine a movement where citizens demand their "1A" right to concealed and open carry of cameras

HRC ROOM-GOP Email Scandal Backfires As Popularity Of Potential Hillary Clinton Presidency Grows

NSA trying to map Rogers, RBC communications traffic, leak shows

Andrea Tantaros and Sean Duffy: Liberals are using school snow days to strip religious holidays

Memorial to WWII boat designer and Nebraska native Andrew Higgins may soon rise on Utah Beach in Nor

Charles Philip Arthur George and Camilla Parker Bowles arrive Tuesday in Washington D.C. for 4 Days

“No Ceilings” Report Shows Major Gains and Gaps in Women’s Equality

“No Ceilings” Report Shows Major Gains and Gaps in Women’s Equality

Clinton lunches with New York Irish, and Gerry Adams

Sam Seder- Fox News' Megyn Kelly: Go Easy on Ferguson PD, Everyone Sends Racist Emails!

RedState Editor: 'No Conservative On Earth' Should Be Defending Ferguson PD

Paris Mayor: I’m ‘Still Angry’ with Fox News, Lawsuit Moving Forward

Pope Francis's Pledge Of Zero Tolerance For Child Abusers Is Being Tested In Chile

Is your anger/discontentment towards Hillary worth living through 4 years of a Republican president

Kansas governor Sam Brownback: "Reality is a liberal plot! Everything is just great!"

Tom Cotton & The "Nazi" Influence

Ironically the Israeli election is a lot like ours. Likud fear mongering,

If I Were a Food Activist By Nurse Loves Farmer

Netanyahu goes full racist on election day, takes swipe at Israeli-Arab citizens for daring to vote

Who here recalls the wild DU tracking of Tsernaev's capture?

U.S. Housing Starts Plunge in February

I just want Obama to do ONE more thing before he leaves office

*chortlesnicker* Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore's son arrested, charged with drug possession

"They say he coulda done more if the hook & pull gang had gotten the beefs outta the way faster"

The Rest of the Story on Scott Walker’s Visit to Concord

The Rest of the Story on Scott Walker’s Visit to Concord

What's for Dinner, St. Paddy's Day, Tues, Mar. 17, 2015

Game O'Thrones?

NY Times: Twitter Accounts to Follow During the Israeli Elections

Here’s hoping Bibi’s time is up

Why are people leaving Wisconsin? State ranked in top 10 for out-migration

Windows users security tip of the day: Use a standard account

Universities tuition increases require looser standards thus major frat problems and

Secret Service Wants a Fake White House to Help Protect the Real One

Dwane Powell: Madness is the right word indeed

i need to thank someone for a cookbook recommendation

Is troll phobia some sort of OCD behavior???? Learn to surf the web or turn it off.

Voting at 16 in S.F.? Supervisor says the time has come

Voting at 16 in S.F.? Supervisor says the time has come (xpost from GD)

Election Committee bars PM’s press conference

Roy Moore's family matters are personal and fair game

I got ripped and I didn't deserve it. I got hurt bad.

Faith Based Medicine is Snake Oil

why fox news lies

Nebraska farm group rips Korea free-trade pact, says it has harmed U.S. economy

Alabama listed for sale on ebay

Pic Of The Moment: Your GOP-Controlled Congress At Work

Haley says she will oppose union at Boeing SC plant

My "WTF?" of the day, conspiracy theory by a nutcase edition...

Santa Rosa man arrested on suspicion of masturbation on street corner

I'm blessed with a really great older brother

White House calling the shots In the months since Republicans took charge of Congress

President Barack Obama Speaks With VICE News

What happened in Tom Cotton's law career?

Ferguson has arrest warrants for aprox. 76% of population

Hero Ted Cruz Will Save Us All From NASA Studying Our Climate

Alarming new Barbie stores kids' conversations

Sometimes I wish I had a Facebook Account (Boston Herald's Official Bibi Bumkisser)...

A Roundtable with President Barack Obama: The Cost of Education

Should Tanning Beds Be Illegal? Question

How Scott Walker became king of Kochworld

Jewish.. but I’m gonna see if praying to Jesus works..

Smoking, Cocaine, And 3 Other Ways You Can Kill Your Brain Cells

When do polls in Israel close?

Here's What Happened When 7 States Spent $1 Million Drug Testing Welfare Recipients

Listen to Leonardo da Vinci's 500-year-old piano-cello hybrid

Police say naked man standing in doorway is not breaking law; neighbors are fed up

Fox News is setting women back in a really awful way.

Goats Fed GM Soybean Produce Abnormal Milk, Lower Weight Off-Spring

Gun show vendor defends ‘Running N****r’ targets: ‘There are black people, then there are Negroes’

Clinton Honored for Work in Northern Ireland Peace

America’s white fragility complex: Why white people get so defensive about their privilege

GOP fails to overcome filibuster on Cornyn’s human trafficking bill

How Republican budgets hide huge spending cuts in “block grants"

OCEAN - Big Five Personality Test

Here are 10 things black people fear that white people don’t — or don’t nearly as much

Caregiver advice

House Republican Budget Whacks Food Stamps And Medicaid

New Wisconsin Poll Shows Public Wants Major Changes to Budget on Health Care

Cops on an 11-Year-Old Who Says She Was Raped: “Child’s Promiscuous Behavior Caused This”

Jon Stewart: Oklahoma Politicians Passing Sharia Law to get around gay marriage (VIDEO)

Someone On a British Airways Plane Took a Shit So Bad That It Had to Turn Around and Come Back Again

Rolling Stone: "101 Things Noel Gallagher Has Been Mad At"

Penn State fraternity suspended after secret Facebook discovered

Visibility of inline images not consistent for me

Michigan Pastor Compares Being Gay To Being 'An Ax Murderer'

Watershed kids book freshened up: Heather's two mommies got married!

The Politics of Extinction

I just got a letter...

Shit...I just alerted on myself.

"Living in Sin" Law to be Repealed by Florida Lawmakers

My life is about to majorly change (for the better, I think)

"Many minorities nationwide regarded police as “an occupying force”

Bernie Sanders: That's a vision worth fighting for and why we must never ever give up.

Starbucks to encourage baristas to discuss race relations with customers

Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) is going to get primaried to death

The largest official Facebook page in Congress!!!

Proposal would let drug firms undercut FDA warnings

Novartis Pays $12.6M Fine for Giving Inaccurate Pricing Data to Medicare

VIDEO: Concerns Grow Over Large Crack Along Lake Whitney Cliff

Vatican Policymaking Once Again Manipulated By Powerful Second Commandment Rights Groups

Iran is 'taking over Iraq' and Obama must put boots on the ground against Isil, warns Saudi Arabia

For friends of The Mudflats,

Old documents show sugar industry's clout

Would You Like A Police Escorted Convoy With Your Airport Transfer?

Netanyahu says US money driving high Arab voter turnout/ynet

NFLPA Received Numerous Complaints From Free Agents Harassed By Cleveland Browns

The audit of the Greek public debt is about to start

The U.S. Economy Just Keeps Disappointing

US Air Force Vet Charged In Plot To Aid Islamic State Group

All bark? Ted Cruz has Morning Joe eating out of his hand

House Republicans Seek Medicare Cuts That Senate Is Sure to Reject

Hillary's Mystery: Where Clinton Stands on Issues Dividing Her Party

Winner-take-all electoral vote bill likely dead in Nebraska Legislature

Get Ready To Be Held Financially Responsible For Your Parents Long Term Care. MUST READ.

Charlie Pierce annihilates the new Republican budget

Rep. Aaron Schock resigns

Netanyahu Expresses Alarm Over Strong Arab Voter Turnout

California community colleges approve transfer path to historically black schools

Texas Senate budget writers kick out billions in tax cuts

MSNBC reporting Aaron Schock resigned from Congress.

House Republicans’ budget plan would gut Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform law

UN officials accused of buckling under Israeli pressure over children's rights list

Netanyahu’s Last-Minute Appeal For Votes Is Blocked As Israelis Cast Ballots

Major Solar Storm Hits Earth, May Pull Northern Lights South

Rep. Aaron Schock (R-Illinois) resigns

Record-breaking heat cooks, kills California poppy bloom

Happy Evacuation Day!

Pentagon loses track of $500 million in weapons, equipment given to Yemen

Christie backer describes Iowa caucuses as 'a bunch of old ladies'

Russia Rules Out Handing Back Crimea, Expands War Games

Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock resigns

More trees...or else!

For most of the world today is St. Patrick's Day, but for those of us who've spent time in the TZ...

Only one in 10 know?

Gov. Sam Brownback: Forcing women to have babies is part of ‘pro-economic growth agenda’ in Kansas

Gay Millionaires Tell Alabama It's Too Bigoted for Their Money

Ad of the Day: Here's What Happens When You Open a Gun Store in the Middle of NYC

Why Many Smart, Low-Income Students Don't Apply To Elite Schools

Barney Frank: People pushing Elizabeth Warren to run in 2016 are doing her a disservice

Maddow blog: White House takes aim at GOP's 'inept leadership'

Angelina Jolie's Dad Is Still a Warmongering Lunatic

High voter turn out in Israel - can't be good for Bibi

From: For Harriet "We Need to Stop Sharing Videos of Black Girls In Fights"

Love to rub my puppy

Road trip went well except mom died.

How Cablevision Workers Won Their Union Contract In NYC - Sarah Jaffe Discusses

What about Chris Van Hollen as a Dark Horse Candidate?

All the war mongers who gloifed American Sniper are not going to llike this

Plant 800 Saplings to Save Monarch Butterfly Habitat (with 1 free click a day)

Scott Walker Ends Freedom of Contract in Wisconsin

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Texas A&M admits to putting faculty, graduate assistants' Social Security numbers and personal info

Judge Dismisses Gang Conspiracy Charges Against Rapper Tiny Doo

Star Date 2525.04.01...

NFLPA Received Numerous Complaints From Free Agents Harassed By Cleveland Browns

Solar Power, and Somewhere to Store It

Jerusalem Post reporting Likud closing gap as election wraps up

Maddow blog: "but we didn't 'send' anyone a letter"

Could Liability Insurance for Bars Curb Drunk Driving?

Former Scott Walker aide Rindfleisch denied state high court appeal

Missouri LT. Governor: “More Racism In The Justice Department” Than Entire St.L Area

Senate Passes Open Carry, Much to Open Carry Tarrant County Leader Kory Watkins' Chagrin

A Major Intervention: Fixing the Health Care System

What the hell happened to Laurence Tribe? He's now a hired gun for the Koch brothers crowd.

IL Rep. Aaron Schock Announces Resignation

House Republican Budget is a Frontal Assault on the Needs of Seniors

Polls close in Israel at 4 pm EDT

Gary Minister Sieon Roberts Confesses to Gun Charge on Facebook

Today Is Also ‘St Gertrude’s Day'; Celebrate The Patron Saint Of Cats

Catholics Claim Religious Liberty To Refuse Compensating Sex Abuse Victims

Thom Hartmann: White House Schools Republicans on Civics

haha. Aaron Schock resigns from Congress.

Thom Hartmann: Tehran Tom Cotton Has Done it Again

Really, that wasn't a joke...

'I don’t like black kids,' Fresno middle school vice principal heard saying on video

Chicken plants allowed to replace most federal inspectors with factory employees

Israeli election Exit Polls (note: there are MUTLIPLE exit polls)

Scientists discover how to change human leukemia cells into harmless immune cells

All Israeli stations say the same thing: effectively a tie btwn Likud and Union...

Ring of Fire: The Republican Strategy -- Scare Americans To Death

President Rivlin calls for National Unity Govt (Likud/Zionist Union)

TV exit polls show Netanyahu likely to retain premiership

AK 47 = The American Kamikaze's = The 47 Repug Senators That Signed On To The Letter To Iran....

Apple Said to Plan Limited, Low-Cost Streaming Service

I've been thinking

PlayStation Network Users Report Hacked Accounts, Terrible Options From Sony – Consumerist

State Dept. Has No Record Of Hillary Exit Doc Requested By RNC, Fox News

Vendor Sells 'Official Runnin' N****r Target' At South Dakota Gun Show

The anti-GM lobby appears to be taking a page out of the Climategate playbook

Beautiful photography inside the Hang Son Doong cave in Vietnam

Why science is so F-d at DU.

Police say naked man standing in doorway is not breaking law; neighbors are fed up Read more here:

Netanyahu and center-left opposition tied in exit polls: TV

Son Of Alabama Chief Justice Blames 'Crooked Police,' Media For Drug Arrest

Back at the nest!

I'm Schocked!!!!!

Colombian senator proposing to ethnically divide war-torn state

A Happy St. Patrick's Day!

You might not understand...

Sam Brownback: Forcing women to have babies is part of ‘pro-economic growth agenda’ in Kansas

Official: United flight turns back after unruly passenger yells 'jihad'

Virginia's jobless rate falls to 4.7 percent in January

The proverb says:"early to bed, early to rise....."

End times ‘expert’ says Pope Francis is cryptically warning us that the apocalypse is almost here

WV-DEP’s Huffman: Strip-mine & mountaintopping health studies deserve ‘closer look’

a nice good morning greeting, I thought!

Exit polls show Israeli election too close to call

Full Results Of Israeli Exit Polls

PLAYBOY: Dick Cheney Says Obama Is Playing The ‘Race Card’ To Excuse His "Worst-Ever" Presidency

49ers’ Chris Borland, Citing Safety, Is Latest to Retire Early From N.F.L.

Wasserman Schultz Won’t Run for Senate

Israel's Netanyahu Declares Victory In Tight Election

Black lawmaker cites race in delayed AG vote

New GOP Meme. You're Racist If You Are A Minority Objecting To Being Discriminated Against.

Hillary Clinton Taps Justice Depart. Spokesman As Lead Press Secretary

Alleged Voter Fraud In Haredi: a 'Get Out Of Hell Free' card

Happy Saint Patrick's Day!

In Oklahoma: Tracy and Kathryn's Gay Wedding Plans

Secret Service wants to build $8M fake White House

Roll Your Own One-Click Online Radio Presets ( especially good for smartphones )

Which would you prefer?

AFA's Sandy Rios says sex trafficking is "Overblown"


A survey of Jewish Identity

Bolivia: A Country That Dared to Exist

Happy St. Patrick's Day-The Leprechaun Brothers

Julian Assange Case Weakens in Sweden: As US Espionage Case Continues

(Stratfor)George Friedman, US considers preventing a Russian-German alliance its primary objective

GOP’s “scam artist” problem: Mike Huckabee & the right’s tradition of organized theft

Dangerous Diplomacy: US Praises Mexico and Honduras, Targets Venezuela


Cotton and cohorts don't mind your criticism - it gives their lives meaning.

Another day, another nutbar loses his shit on an airplane

Pelosi embraces tough questions about Obama’s trade agenda

Here's what's behind sea lion pup strandings

Aaron Schock announces resignation in wake of spending probe

Jon Stewart demolishes anti-gay marriage groups: Even Walmart thinks you’re “out there”

Envious of Israel - 71.8% turnout!

Maya Pedal Turns Bikes into Tools for Laborers

Yet another Czech town bans sitting outdoors

Together again!

On the minimum wage, Jeb Bush makes Mitt Romney look like a bleeding-heart liberal

Two Reasons Why We No Longer Use Lead Paint

U.S. loses contact with drone aircraft over Syria: U.S. official

Éirinn go Brách with President Barack Obama and Ireland’s Prime Minister Enda Kenny

Today is Chaharshanbeh Suri

St Pat's Day trivia -- DiscoverNews

LGBTers and St. Patrick's Day Parades

Severe geomagnetic storm spurs beautiful aurora, could continue Tuesday evening (Photos)

Roy Moore's spoiled brat blames "corrupt cops and the media" for his drug bust...

Toon: We're all related

what is wrong with people...

I need to learn Linux, specifically ubuntu - what are some good sites to

South Korea blames North Korea for December hack on nuclear operator

Asteroid-comets hybrid with surprise ring system

I wish I was black so I could get a free pass all the time and pull the race card.

Ralph Nader .sucks


Tom Cotton provokes concern in Switzerland

Alaska's financial dilemma: Reserve funds lately have earned more money than oil

Still pissed about 55 mph limits during oil embargo?? WI-teahad goes for 70mph

Japan to Scrap First Nuclear Reactors Since Fukushima

Jalopnik on Aaron Schock's mileage reimbursements

Mat-Su, AK mayor wants vote on banning marijuana businesses

Cleveland ISD students injured in bus crash on Eastex Freeway (US 59)

The NYTimes is running another puff piece on behalf of Jeb Bush today,

Caveon, Pearson's eye on internet...We "cast a really broad and deep net".

On fixing our problems with technology

Persecution Blog

Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta tribal leaders debate possible regional tribe

Scott Walker undone by a 7 year old...

San Diego sues Monsanto over PCB pollution

We adopted a dog!

Alabama is up for sale on Ebay!

Possible rings around minor planet Chiron

New Venezuela Sanctions – Are They Really About Human Rights?

Canada’s Largest Food Retailer To Sell Ugly Produce At Low Prices To Cut Food Waste

California drought: State approves sweeping restrictions on water use

"Everyone is scared of Fox": Why Mickey Kaus quit the Daily Caller

Philomena urges forced adoption victims in Britain to speak out

It's been snowing in Hawaii

James O'Keefe Insider Says He Plotted To Incite Violence Against Police, Blame Protesters

As Of Last Month, 30 Unbroken Years Of Global Temperatures Above 20th Century Average

Bibi Won??? Been busy all afternoon..just saw it

3-17-15 On this day in Labor History the year was 1966 Labor History in 2:00

3-17-15 On this day in Labor History the year was 1966 Labor History in 2:00

Brazil's social media had key role in protests

3-17-15 On this day in Labor History the year was 1966 Labor History in 2:00

Big Media Blindspot: Blue-Collar Blues | Jesse Ventura Off The Grid - Ora TV

Gawker Media and Canada’s The Globe and Mail launch SecureDrop f/ whistleblowers

The Rest of the Story on Scott Walker’s Visit to Concord

China Has Already Exceeded Its 2015 "Cap" On Coal Emissions - Oh, And It Did It 2 Years Ago

NYT: House GOP budget proposes to voucherize Medicare, block grant Medicaid, repeal ACA:

The president and the press

"No Irish Need Apply": the fake sign at the heart of a real movement

The Atlantic: The Irrationality Of Alcoholics Anonymous

Today Is Also ‘St Gertrude’s Day'; Celebrate The Patron Saint Of Cats

Happy St. Patty's Day -

Dismissal of two Mexican journalists draws accusation of attack on media

Caveon, Pearson's eye on internet...We "cast a really broad and deep net".

Press apathy over Macedonia wiretaps is symptom of failing democracy

Shaker student aiding Alzheimer's research

High-Speed Chase Through Four Counties Ends In Crash, Man Arrested

Reddit: I am back after a year. This is what I learned about myself and 911

Interest Accrual Traps in Federal Consolidated Student Loans

President Obama will be visiting Jamaica next month

Archbishop Philip Wilson becomes world's most senior Catholic charged with concealing child abuse

Arkansas Judge Mauled by Family's Pet Zebra

NO IRISH need apply

Despite recent reports Sen. Sanders was cooling to the idea, he hasn't Ruled Out A Presidential Run

Which antivirus software products do you use?

(Rochester,) Michigan mayor fires back at Madonna's dis

Adelson and Kristol attempt the first Liberum veto in U.S. history

Koch's feeling the heat? Trying to paint themselves all pretty?

RyKrisp shutdown ends close-knit workplace, good union jobs (buy them b4 they are gone)