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Archives: March 21, 2015

In Lockheed Martin call, bank analyst worried that Iran deal could depress weapons sales.

Mexico City buildings shaken by 5.3-magnitude earthquake

The Lounge bar currently offers only one beer:

Man fatally shot by U.S. Border Patrol was wanted for murder

U.S. must release more Abu Ghraib photos: Federal judge

The problem with the phrase "A few bad apples".

I got a great phone call this afternoon.

Leonard Pitts: Republican list of things you cannot say grows again

North Korea says can fire nuclear missile at 'any time'

3-20-15 Over in LBN.... and a shout out

3-20-15 Over in LBN.... and a shout out

Hey, is that a duckling in your pocket, or are you happy to see me?

Students ask #WBudget hearing-Which future will you Fund-Edu or Incarceration?? Came Orange Jumpsuit

It's snowing AGAIN in the northeast....

Stunning photo - Chippewa Indian girl, 1907

U.S. fears Islamic State is making serious inroads in Libya

Tennessee church sign: ‘Remember, Satan was the first to demand equal rights’

Austin lawyer appears to claim credit for “white people” stickers

Isis destroys historic Christian and Muslim shrines in northern Iraq

Lawmakers Say TPP Meetings Classified To Keep Americans in the Dark

Koterba toon: Starbucks coffee

Arkansas lawmaker who gave daughters away votes to make practice a felony

New Study Confirms Obamacare Is Saving States Money

Gun rights groups rally support against Loretta Lynch nomination

federal judge has struck down a Wisconsin law requiring abortion providers to get hospital admitting

Meeks pulls about-face, backs Emanuel

LiUNA Mourns The Loss Of Two Members In National Guard Training Accident

Wave of state bills would restrict public access to police body-camera footage

Judge strikes down Wisconsin law requiring abortion providers get hospital privileges X-post

A Good Person for "Populist Causes" Died Last Night........

Anyone see those advertisements with Shaquille and Christian Leattner

Think you can wash off any Roundup carcinogen that might be in your GMO's? Think again.

I don't see activity here, re: NCAA,

30 Shocking Domestic Violence Statistics That Remind Us It's An Epidemic

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF! Springtime for Corprocats! & a new Kittehs gif

How American health care turned patients into consumers

The anti-science crowd is at it again.

Walker Pairs Common-Man Pitch With GOP Checklist

Gratuitous vicious, wild animal pic

Naomi Klein, Iraq, 2003. " if this process isn't halted, "free Iraq" will be the most sold country..

This Story About Reed College Kid Banned for Challenging Rape Stats Just Got Really Weird


Photo over in GD

Tonight on Real Time with Bill Maher: Bob Costas, Gerald Posner, Former Rep. Jack Kingston, Mercedes

Government Ordered to Release 2,100 Pictures of Detainee Abuse

Is it cool for Rachel M. to show...

My Hindu view of Original Sin

Would like some 'coaching.'

About this "conversation about race" that Starbucks wants desperately to have...

Remind me who was responsible for debathification of the military in Iraq? Was it Bremmer, was it

Why are juice cans so darn difficult to open?

(Mexico) Ten killed in suspected drug cartel ambush on police convoy

600 Indian students expelled after parents climbed walls to help them cheat on exam

LOL! Watch the secret CIA video made for Reagan showing how the Soviets saw America

The Crisis In US-Israel Relations Is Much Bigger Than Bibi Netanyahu

Two convicted in Canada VIA rail terror plot case

Biden: Domestic Violence Is A 'Public Health Epidemic'

Post from my brother - Warning - graphic language

My grandmother, my first of two teachers, is dying tonight.

Thousands protest plan to end term limits for Ecuador leader

Police impersonator who pulled over real cop gets probation

Instantly Stream Live Video on Twitter. Meerkat. It will change Politics as we know it

Koresh on CNN, Lock Up on MSNBC

New Orleans airport shooting: Man with machete shot when he attacked TSA officer, sheriff says

Illinois AG Says GOP Governor's Anti-Union Proposals Illegal

AP: Poll: Spend more, tax less, legalize pot

Judge throws out case against UIC student charged with '50 Shades of Grey' assault

(xpost) Illinois AG Says GOP Governor's Anti-Union Proposals Illegal

Black Man Hanged, CNN Becomes Fox News.......

Josh Marshall: I Don't Think It Gets Any Better Than This

Republicans are losing their minds over the government’s new (weak!) fracking regulations

"Does your dog bite?"

Radical Christians Will Revolt Against Gay Rights If SCOTUS Goes Against Them.

So Real Time tonight with Maher is very frustrating. They are talking about the middle east, and

No, California won't run out of water in a year (LA Times)

Judge rules Wisconsin abortion law unconstitutional

We Can't Make It Here Anymore

Alabama judge says state will halt executions until after Supreme Court rules

TCM Schedule for Sunday March 22 - Non-Musical Adaptations

TCM Schedule for Monday March 23 - In Memorium: Albert Maysles

You might be a Republican if.........

Bill To Remove Final Remaining Checks on GOP Corruption Moves Forward in Texas Senate

Texas Republicans and the "God-Given" Right to Carry Guns

I am well on my way to becoming a sentient whiskey-flavored pudding.

Captain Morgan is one year old today

Sad News: Bob Kastenmeier has died

A Transportation Security Administration agent was attacked by a person with a machete at Louis Arms

How Not to Win Friends in Latin America

Bank of Canada, Finance Minister, and Others Face Lawsuit for Alleged IMF Conspiracy

Got my photos back from Rite Aid. They returned the negatives, and

Crews kept working on Baylor bridge while worker drowned, attorney says

Medal of Valor awarded to Oso landslide communities

US agency: Keep threatened status for green sea turtles

Jury convicts grandmother of capital murder in child's death

Austin attorney claims responsibility for ‘white people’ stickers in bizarre shirtless rants

Christie Administration Won’t Give Lawmaker Details On Exxon Settlement.

Jim Jefferies - gun control

Rejecting the Neoliberal Consensus: Latin America Goes Bottom Up

(An SF-Horror story) Flesh of her Flesh

Orioles' desire to play game in Cuba as strong as ever

What Pooty-Poot did during his absence.

This just barely happened about 2 hours ago...

i shot straight into the sun and came up with this (context added)

CD 32 - Free Tax Help Available

20-30-40 years from now...

The Claiborne, MS sheriff is President of the county NAACP chapter

The H-1B visa debate: Pain and the politics

So glad I'm not in Third Grade anymore.

Just saw this on local nooz-- Momma dog saves puppies...

How Can Americans Respond to Maduro and Venezuela?

Massive NATO military drills near Russian border underway

casa bonita receives landmark status

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Feminist Passover Message

Froman should be fired (yesterday):

Rick Perry's New Top Aide: Children's Lives Will Be Harmed If America Has A Woman President

Not photo-related, but you guys might get a kick out of this.

Mexican woman who lived through revolution dies at 127: government

California May Vote Next Year On Putting Gays 'To Death By Bullets To The Head'

California May Vote Next Year On Putting Gays 'To Death By Bullets To The Head'

Rep. Justin Harris Wants to Make It Harder for Teenage Rape Survivors to Get Abortions

Meanwhile, at the office...

How Bogus "science for profit" misleads the public (again)

Thousands rally against leader’s term limit end

Rick Perry Said He 'Never Raised Taxes' While Serving As Texas Governor. That's Not The Case.

Why does the left downplay antisemitism? All forms of racism should be abhorred

Forgiving Al-Qaeda in Pursuit of a New Enemy

Bill McKibben: Capitalism and the Climate Justice Movement

Blackie, the dog no one owned but everyone loved

The Coming China Crisis

EXCLUSIVE: If There’s a Threat On This Continent, It’s the US - Ecuador FM

The story behind the JFK facepalm picture

Daily Holidays - March 21

"BOMB THE HELL OUT OF THEM...!!!!" Republican Strategist on Bill Maher

Overheard: Bizarre tale from a self-declared conservative

Ecuadorian Shoppers Rush to Clear Shelves before “Safeguard” Tariffs Imposed

Fun film on netflix

Let's list the nicknames we have for public figures(not other DUers)

Victory in Paraguay is a Big Step Forward for Domestic Violence Survivors

Fracking costs outweigh benefits for Germany and Europe, study says

"secrecy mode" does not work for HRC: she should just release the emails

Richard Dolan: Why UFOs Matters

Pro-GMO science deniers don't believe in natural selection

Arrests after woman beaten, set ablaze in Afghanistan

PSDB leader wants Rousseff government "to bleed" ahead of 2018 vote

OK.I thought the DOJ would step in in Alabama about ignoring federal law.

Ancient crossbow in pristine condition found in Shaanxi China

The Bechdel Test plus a couple of more

I have a facebook question - don't know if I can ask it here, but seems closest place.

Pope: 'Death penalty represents failure' – no 'humane' way to kill a person

Eagle livestream: I've been following it and I can't tell if something is wrong.(NEVERMIND)

The New Optimism of Al Gore

'We shoot people': Maryland police officer indicted on assault charges

NH Lawmaker Trashes Adorable Bill Submitted by 10-Year-Olds, Compares It to Abortion

Groups Pan 'Toothless' Fracking Rules As Industry Giveaway

Kurdish rebel leader urges end to armed struggle in Turkey

Lion cubs turn into stars of Gaza family

Weekly Address: It's Time to Confirm Loretta Lynch

Globe U accused of making illegal student loans with 'usurious interest rates'

Fire kills 7 children at home in New York

Daddy's girl

Great. A new dark money, neo-liberal "Democratic" group in Illinois...$20 mill ag traditional Dems

John Doe prosecutor moves to send former Scott Walker aide to jail -Kelly Rindfleisch

An unholy alliance is rattling the Kremlin

Weekend Toon roundup 1- G-No-P

For 2016 Run, Scott Walker Washes ‘Wiscahnsin’ Out of His Mouth

Here are some of the foods produced in worrying ways that Europe might eat after TTIP

Weekend Toon Roundup 2- The rest

The Hill: Why Hillary Can Win Big

For liberal Israelis, Netanyahu's win is a reality check

Want to get Loretta Lynch confirmed?.. Let's see "HOLDER UNCHAINED"

LA Times: Mexican farmworkers strike over low wages, blocking harvest ($8 a day)

Hey misogynistic/homophobic/racist twitter users BEWARE

Judge wants Arpaio to pay out of own pocket

Four Fort Lauderdale cops out after racist texts, video discovered

Republicans are the party of over-population and environmental destruction.

Prosecutor alerts justices to secrecy violation in Walker John Doe case

12th anniversary of Iraq War-How corporate media promoted official deception & marginalized dissent.

Help save monarch butterflies E petition to EPA & USDA

My Nominees for the Saddest Stories of the Last Week

A California Dog Saves Swimmers at Beach

How The Media Enable The Anti-Worker Movement

Judge orders release of detainee abuse photos

Blood lines

Gun control laws, a perspective

Mideast "Peace"

"'An ambulating lobotomy.' What do you suppose Dad meant by that?" . . . Come CAPTION Sean Hannity!!

1908 SCOTUS: Muller v. Oregon 208 U.S. 412, Women are too fragile to work as much as men

Hillary Clinton Praises George W. Bush and the Art of Compromise

Mexican Farmworkers Strike Over Low Wages, Blocking Harvest

Rachel Maddow - Powerful anti gun ad panics gun rights groups

(The Rude Pundit): Tom Cotton Pleasures Himself in Front of the Senate

Exclusive: Mississippi sheriff sheds light on man found hanging

Juan Cole: Thomas Friedman Has Officially Lost His Mind When It Comes to Israel and Iran

Mearsheimer, Cohen, Vanden Heuvel speak in a Round Table discussion on 'Defining a New Security Arch

End Yulin Dog Meat Eating Festival (warning: graphic content)

Muslim Women Are Fighting To Redefine Islam as a Religion of Equality

Irving, Texas says "take a hike" to foreign (i.e. Sharia) laws

Dawn breaks over Ceres … and perhaps reveals signs of habitability

Israeli author and journalist Yehonatan Geffen attacked at his home, called 'leftist traitor'

4 reasons I’m glad I came out as an atheist

Louie Louie says it's time to bomb Iran

New law allows adoptees to request once-sealed birth records

Photo:Mount Rainier, Milky Way & a Perseid meteor! Plus a look forward to April’s Lyrid meteor showe

Best rock album of all time (in your opinion, of course)

New EU report warns that Jerusalem is reaching a 'boiling point'

Monsanto Weedkiller Is 'Probably Carcinogenic,' WHO Says

Corker: Iran bill will beat Obama veto

Sunnis face an even bleaker future in Iraq if the militants' reign of terror is finally defeated

Off-duty officer posted booze photo before fatal accident

5 Hallmarks of the New American Order

Robert Scheer: They Know Everything About You

Netanyahu and the unraveling of the British Jewish consensus

Obama to Senate: prove you can govern, stop holding Lynch hostage

Mitch McConnell makes changes, but Senate gridlock remains (proves GOP obstructionist)

Judge orders US release of military detainee abuse photos/AP

From 6 Weirdly Conservative Messages Hidden in 'Ghostbusters'

US veterans return to Iwo Jima for 70th anniversary

Brussel sprouts with shallots and bacon

California’s Next Megadrought Has Already Begun

The worst part about this wackadoo commentator...

Post-Iditarod arm-wrestling match leaves fan with broken bone and musher Zirkle mortified

Short film Ivy League Exorcist: The Bobby Jindal Story

When your kid has to go to bed hungry.....

Anyone know anything about the "Meijer" store chain?

Legal weed - just kidding. Anchorage police seize plants, computers in raid on Alaska Cannabis Club

The Growing Degradation of Work and Life, and What We Might Do to End it

Over 640,200 Syrians live under 'slow death' sieges: Report

Ah, American education system at work

Clinton run for presidency swept up in Haitian gold permit affair

John Boehner tries to school Obama on leadership. Fails. Miserably.

Empathy Drug? UC Researchers Find Parkinson’s Pill Also Makes People Less Tolerant Of Inequality


Actress Eva Mendes: Sweatpants Are The 'No. 1 Cause For Divorce,' Please Don't Do It Ladies!

Amongst frustrated allies, patience has run out with Israel

Going to Glacier National Park late August this year.

Guy who saw 'starbursts' from Palin says GOP shouldn't confirm first black woman attorney general

Photo of the Day


Democracy for America: "Stop the TPP" petition:

The Batshit Theory That Obama Tried To Nuke Charleston

FAFSA forms: about being financially independent -- what the university's aid office might not tell you

California's Darrell Issa loses power

Sadistic rwnj Sheriff Arpaio admits to crimes in order to avoid trial. Victims: 'This won't fly'

"It's just a different language."

Helpful links for anyone discussing the glyphosate/Round Up as carcinogen story.


Macedonia: Behind the Facade

LIVE RADIO NOW: We discuss Paul Krugman slam on fraudulent GOP budgets


How do you properly dispose of the "new" squiggly light bulbs?

A little bigotry with Republican lunches...

Anti-Abortion Group Vows To Rebuild After Tragic Glitter Bombing

Anti-Abortion Group Vows To Rebuild After Tragic Glitter Bombing

There is only one perfect bracket left at ESPN.

Scrunchies saving wildlife from being killed by cats: study

GOP hopefuls set to attend fundraiser at David Koch’s Palm Beach mansion

stats on woman-hating, pro-forced birther clinic activity

stats on woman-hating, pro-forced birther clinic activity

Chuck Todd steps in it again with MSNBC / Fox News false equivalency (VIDEO)


Victorian romance: The GOP’s “Oliver Twist” budget and the comeback of class warfare

GOP hopefuls set to attend fundraiser at David Koch’s Palm Beach mansion

Ted Cruz sees IRS agents, everywhere

Tom Cotton and Ted Cruz call for more prisons and less gruel...

Pope takes down the right: “I don’t think the bishops are going to come flocking around (Santorum)..

Eight Miles High

15 things everyone would know if there were a liberal media

Norooz 2015: Dates, Traditions, And History Of The Persian New Year

Anyone else noticed a dramatic uptick in spam emails in the last week or so?

Pope in Naples: Resist local Mafiosi, seek honest jobs

The left’s real choice in 2016: Why it doesn’t need Elizabeth Warren to run

Question on Business dress.

Speaking of Climate Change

Dick Cheney’s endless lies: Why his Playboy interview may be his most shameless yet


Remembering Eyewitness News Reporter Lisa Colagrossi

FEMA won’t give money to states that don’t plan for climate change

More irrational hate Russia calls for vote, wants UN to halt same-sex marriage benefits for staffers

Did religious beliefs play a part in fire that killed 7 kids in NYC?

This week in science: pretty in pink Mar 21, 2015

The Large Hadron Collider coming back online and better than ever.

"As a Christian, I believe promoting and accepting this violent imagery is a testament a to..."

Frat Suspended Over Notebook With Disturbing Entries On Rape, Lynching

Puerto Rico will no longer defend its gay marriage ban in court

Obamacare Is Spurring Startups and Creating Jobs

Lindsey Graham threatens United Nations funding in puffed-up power grab

Israeli court rules against land confiscation in Silwan

The next line of attacks in banning abortion—giving the fetus anesthesia

Environmental Defense Fund: Let’s focus on a farm’s performance, not its size

Want to buy a flamethrower? Soon to be available, completely legal in 49 states

Free garden planner software?

Pope accepts resignation of disgraced anti-gay Cardinal Keith O’Brien

Stuff you never learned in history class

India arrests hundreds over Bihar school cheating

Gerry Connolly (D-VA 11th), Anti-Shark

Russia calls for UN vote to block benefits for gay staff

Another brain-related NFL story

John Boehner heads to Israel to collect his 30 pieces of silver.

The unfailing belief in tax cuts and other head-scratchers

Parsing momisms - NO, not MORMONS!

Commentary: The Most Qualified Candidate For President In Our Lifetime

Our local high school basketball team is in the final four in the state.

Last night I was watching a Frasier re-run from 1996 and my mouth fell open

An arrogant Paul Bremer blamed Obama administration for Iraq failure. CNN video 2014.

TV News Archive @

Bit roles by actors early in their careers...

The Pledge of Allegiance in 10 Languages

7 children killed in Brooklyn fire

Looking Back at When MSNBC Fired Antiwar Phil Donahue, and Amy Goodman Called Out Network on Live TV

New York Times columnist Tom Friedman suggests arming ISIS to counter Iran

Obama Blames Lynch Obstruction On GOP 'Stubbornness,' Not Racism

I gave my child autism, by Juniper Russo.

Report: Letter Sent To White House Contained Spit, Not Cyanide

Kitten destroying dollhouse photo goes viral

Which potential presidential candidates will be acceptable to those

Sierra Buttes to Become Huge Rock Sculpture of African-Americans

DPA: Will the U.S. Senate finally reform mandatory minimums?

Lawyers for CIA Leaker Jeffrey Sterling Request "Reconsideration" Citing the Petraeus Deal

Hey kids! Better behave during spring break or you're going to jail!

Dear Hillary supporters, how can you trust her on issues of war and peace?

Fox Guest: If you think this country needs to discuss race, then you’re the racist

US Threatened Germany Over Snowden, Vice Chancellor Says

Between praising GW Bush and Henry Kissinger, is Hillary uniting Democrats?

A tale of two budget proposals leaves Gov. Rick Scott’s tax cuts, education spending at risk

Meet The ‘Wiccan Witch’ Who Took On Scott Walker

US Special Forces Evacuated From Yemen As Security Situation Deteriorates

Martin O’Malley cozies up with Quad City Democrats

"Oops..." Did innocent email-autofill error expose campaign tampering?

Fox Noise Is Becoming More Strident, Hateful, Racist & Incendiary Every Day.

The Growing Degradation of Work and Life, and What We Might Do to End It

When 1.3 Billion Become Environmental Refugees

Fishing Hall of Fame, Museum to bid farewell to Dania Beach

The Lords of America

Strykers Begin 'Road March' Across Eastern Europe

O'Malley Works To Position Himself As Clinton Alternative

Croc ancestor, 'Carolina Butcher,' ruled before dinos

Jerusalem At Boiling Point Of Polarisation And Violence – EU Report

Chuck Todd: Fox and MSNBC Primetime ‘Hasn’t Been Healthy for Politics’

White House Antagonism Toward Netanyahu Grows

Mars is wrapped in mysterious dust cloud

Switzerland, Luxembourg Apply For China-Led Infrastructure Bank

What's for Dinner, Sat., March 21, 2015

Guest Lineups For The Sunday News Shows

Say, you guys! Do any of you want to attend a course on managing passive aggressive behaviour?

Obama cheers niece on at NCAA women's basketball game

Anyone think the CIA/Bush Crime Family is NOT cheerleading Obamas saber-rattling at Venezuela?

Scientists Confirm Institute of Medicine Recommendation for Vitamin D Intake Was Miscalculated

Thoreau said:

INFO HELP, PLEASE? So, I saw a claim made about the UN

President Boehner To Visit Israel To Congratulate Netanyahu.

4 ways your groceries are shrinking (CBC News)

David Copperfield made the water in his pool disappear!

Within You Without You

Set My Chicken's Free.

Incredible diversity showing up in a wild rabbit in my area.

ANn fans of "Once Upon a Time?" Want to guess as to which Disney character

Role of Hillary Clinton’s brother in Haiti gold mine raises eyebrows

I am so proud of Gardein...

Last August, HRC used exactly the same words as Bibi to justify his No Two-State stand.

This Lyrebird Has Played Too Many Video Games! PEW PEW PEW PEW

Dancing with the Stars - this man made me cry.....

And She Was

Costa Rica powered with 100% renewable energy for 75 straight days

The View From Outside | John Michael Greer

Pap and Seder: The Worst Choices for 2016 – Jeb and Hillary

Today's "in search of…"

SMH @ the revisionism

Spring Cleaning

Portland (Maine) NAACP leader calls for sanctions against lawmaker (R) over Obama post

You are probably only going to be here once.

Put me down as a Martin O'Malley supporter.

Heart-wrenching photo of doctor crying goes viral...

Cruz Plans ‘Important’ Speech

This is frustrating.

Wolves In Wolves' Clothing

Have alien civilizations built cosmic accelerators from black holes? Physics

I do not want Hillary Clinton to be the Democratic nominee.

Blade Runner may be the coolest flick

Islamic State calls on backers to kill 100 U.S. military personnel

enjoying my trader joe's bounty

Large Hadron Collider to search for parallel universes

How to solve the Teabagger Problem

"The world is a better place when ignorant assholes don't win."

Obama Blasts Netanyahu For Abandoning Two-State Solution, Making Anti-Arab Remarks

Jon Stewart Brilliantly Shreds Fox News Over Its Benghazi 'Rage-gasm' This is perfect...

I could use some advice.

Hatepublicans methods backfire on them in the long term

This Car Will Make the First Autonomous Cross-Country Trip

Your post was unsuccessful because the thread you are replying to is hidden.

Fort Collins eyes starting broadband Internet service

U.N. Women’s Group Dumps Uber Deal After Union Complaints

I jus now figgerd evvrthing out.

California Man Accused of Burglary After Allegedly Using Woman's Netflix Account on Stolen TV

I want to take a tour of New England this spring/summer

Under Health Care Act, Many Tax Filers Are Discovering Costly Complications

Colorado "rain barrel bill" hits choppy water in tough House debate

Why do some so-called "atheists" consider distroying chuches and mosques...

Hillary Clinton Retains Strong Appeal to American Women

gratuitous kitteh pic - don't stick your tongue out at me

I'm not supporting any democratic nominees right now

Let the "Fun" Begin

FOR HRC SUPPORTERS ONLY! I'm feeling sorry for the haters.

Any one here like hot sauce?

Slain Civil Rights Activist To Receive Posthumous Degree

Sarah Palin joins NRA convention lineup

Spare a thought for those seven children in Brooklyn who died in that

Dumb Criminals: Michigan Teen Girls Bragged About Stolen Tip Jar On Snapchat

new movie out called "Do You Believe "