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Archives: March 27, 2015

US stocks fall for a 4th straight day; price of oil surges

Another quote for today:

Poll: 68% of Palestinians support rocket fire against Israel

So will all 'white pilots' now be 'profiled'

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The Walking Dead - funny reactions from the internets

A couple in LBN slow going so far

A couple in LBN slow going

U.S. court halts Labor Department same-sex couple protections

U.S. court halts Labor Department same-sex couple protections

U.S. losing 'information war' to Russia, other rivals; EU gears up for propaganda war with Russia

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Mayor bans publicly-funded travel by SF employees to Indiana in wake of reputed anti-LGBT law

How Super PACs Are Taking Over

From the Daily News-Miner: Record warm temperatures expected in Interior Alaska

If Notre Dame wins both NCAA tournaments....

Ted Cruz once took the Bush administration to court over prescription drugs for seniors

Yes, not only our own MSM, but our gov't stretches the truth to shape opinion.

Party Loyalty

About NPR's recent right-to-work piece

Police Secrecy Lead to Murky Details Surrounding the Death of Yet Another Unarmed Man

About NPR's recent right-to-work piece

About NPR's recent right-to-work piece

So I guess this will be El Supremo's new avatar shortly...

Noted Foreign Policy Expert Scott Walker Says He'd Strike Down Any Deal America Negotiates With Iran

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! War Machine! & a new Kitteh gif

joeybee12 appreciation thread...

Louie? Please say it’s so..

Salesforce cancels all travel to Indiana, won’t subject customers or employees to discrimination

Amid Climate Change Woes, South Florida Official Threatens To Secede

Oh Look, Turns Out A Strong Welfare State Produces More Entrepreneurs


Dear Gov. Mike Pence: I feel our freedom and liberty are under attack as you force

A new avatar change in 5, 4, 3, 2....

from Kirsten Gillibrand, supporting Donna Edwards for Senator

Oh well.

Microsoft wants US suppliers to give employees paid time off

C. Pierce : The Trade Deal from Hell Gets Even Worse

15 Enormous Dogs Who Are Actually Just Big Babies

Adoption records released

Arkansas determined to turn back the clock on discrimination

Ol' Pat Robertson knows what to blame for the German plane crash...

13-year-old kills self after fatally shooting brother, 6, injuring another


Meet Ted Cruz's Karl Rove: "He Leaves a Path of Destruction"

With all the timeouts college basketball is unwatchable.

Report: Incompatible cocktail to blame for nuke dump mishap *edited*

I once posted this in GD RARE Falcon nesting in a tree

Dear Indiana...

Jim Hightower says we have already been found guilty of "imported meat discrimination" ....

Liberty University illegally hosted Ted Cruz’s presidential announcement speech

Tacoma police dog accidentally ingests drugs during raid

Deputy police chief in California arrested on drug charges

Pence Laments... - Sign on in support of the Populist Movement!

I do not understand mass murderers

Christian End Times Family Band Gunfighting With Cops For The Lord

My tooth-grinding habit was not helped by listening to NPR this morning

We Were Lied To About 9/11 - Episode 23 - Senator Bob Graham (D) FL

37 years?


Ohio AFL-CIO: "Between 2000 and 2014, American manufacturing employment dropped by 4 million jobs.’’

Police settle suit over use of tear gas during Missouri protests

many more photos re: explosion in E. Village

If a Koch brothers company offered you a job for 50% more in salary, would you take it?

University of Delaware discovery is boon for 'green' hydrogen fuel

Michael Moore for President

Airport pat-downs of black women's hairstyles discriminatory: ACLU

the latest via NBC re: East Village fire

Filing: Teen says mom killed her siblings found in freezer

The Shat is a Brony!


Pope faces protests by sex abuse board against bishop’s appointment

Iran vs Saudi Arabia

It's official, the Abbey closes next year.

As an avid baseball fan, I expect to someday see female players and coaches

CBS Poll: 26% of Americans now have a favorable view of Hillary Clinton

The dismantling of the Daily Show continues

Koch's/Allies Drive To End Prevailing Wage Laws & Increase Profits.

WA Fire Chiefs Demand Transparency On Oil Trains: "Your Industry Has Sought, Gained Exemptions"

Starving Sea Lion #s 2X Average: From Malnourished To "Bags Of Bones" - Some Require Force-Feeding

Leigh Fried on Chicago Mayoral Debate Mayor Rahm Emanuel vs Jesus "Chuy" Garcia

Science - Most Antarctic Ice Shelves Could Be Gone Within Lifetimes Of People Alive Today

Anti-fracking activists disrupt CA Aquifer Exemption Workshop

You know when Gordon Klingenschmitt's about say something especially batshit...

FAHRENHEIT 9 11 Full Movie (In case you forgot how bad it really was)

TEDxOjai: ''The Big Question'' - Peter Joseph


TCM Schedule for Saturday, March 28, 2015 -- The Essentials: Dual Roles

OK Indiana and Gubner Pence. We will fight your disgusting new Sharia Law.

"Hulk smash?"

Senator: Shame on budget writers if pensions, roads aren’t funded

S.F. jail inmates forced to fight, public defender says

Arizona Tea Party senator: Church service should be mandatory to push ‘moral rebirth’

What Press, Virginia?

George F. Will: Inequality is a good thing

Hillary Clinton tweet

Saudi-Led Coalition Strikes Rebels In Yemen, Inflaming Tensions In Region

The Dragon

SEC rule change moves towards allowing crowdfunding

California concealed gun ruling to be reconsidered (Peruta)

Iran's Rouhani Intervenes As Deadline For Nuclear Deal Approaches

I heard a funny thing ... somebody said to me

Woh woh woh woh

Milpitas High senior rides horse 'Romeo' on campus for prom proposal, lands suspension

Americans take silver medals in ice dancing

Legendary Broadway Star Audra McDonald Takes Indiana Gov. Pence to the Woodshed Over Bigoted Law

even when you're high you can be low

KC stadiums' food safety boss fired


Bad Hair Piece

gratuitous kitteh pic - i are not amused

Bomb found outside Walburg German eatery

David Brooks Was Right: Anti-Semitism Is a Different Evil

Canada cops unleash tear gas against anti-austerity protesters in Quebec

Maker of tainted medical scopes issues new cleaning guide.

Daily Holidays -March 27

Are Republicans Insane Enough To Propose a Balanced Budget?

Flight school in Phoenix: Lubitz “not suitable for flying”.

Major coup for AE9/11Truth – American Institute of Architects green lights Building 7 vote

Nigeria Detains Supplier of Voting Card Readers, Opposition Says

Scientist defends WHO group report linking herbicide to cancer

Nestle Continues Stealing World’s Water During Drought

Former CFO on Food Stamps After Controversial Viral Video About Chik-Fil-A

UN Criticises Delay In Guatemala Genocide Trial Against Former Dictator Montt

News Analysis: Pressure mounts for U.S. to steer OAS summit

Photo of the Day

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Agency: 4,000 fishermen stranded on some Indonesian islands

"Rand Paul Changes His Tune On Defense Spending"

Researcher examines Atacama Desert farm fields abandoned 500 years ago

Researcher examines Atacama Desert farm fields abandoned 500 years ago


Tabs Won't Close

Because somedays you need...

New House Bill Would Gut Patriot Act, Protect Whistleblowers

Lost and found: two million-year-old 'playground' discovered in northern China

Toni Morrison: No Place for Self-Pity, No Room for Fear

The father of all humans lived 239,000 years ago

Why Sally Ride’s Space Odyssey Was Only the Beginning

'Gay nerd' notices conservative politician forgot to renew his website, hilariously takes it over

The father of all humans lived 239,000 years ago

Woman convicted in bacon-burger brouhaha at drive-thru

Russian cancer patients are killing themselves because they can’t get pain meds

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Malaise...Obama headed to JA

The Fed’s ‘repression’ has cost savers $470 billion, Swiss Re argues

What China’s ‘new normal’ means for commodities

San Francisco Jail Deputies Forced Inmates Into 'Gladiator-Style' Fights: Public Defender

Man who gunned down trooper had a neo-Nazi background (Wisconsin bank robber)

Vermont may be the most liberal state- except for this

Headline on MSNBC: US on Both Sides of Mideast Proxy War

UPDATE 2-Netherlands hit by power cut; Schiphol airport cancels all flights

Friday Toon Roundup 1: Evil Bigots

Republicans are now smearing Bernie by accusing his wife of fraud

Friday Toon Roundup 2: Cruz and 2016

Economist on Obamaand Netanyaho falling out

Michael Moore for President

Friday Toon Roundup 3: The Rest

We Need a Million More Bowe Bergdahls, Says a Former US Army Ranger

BREAKING, EXCLUSIVE: Allen West Has Sexually Harassed At Least Two Women

“Doc Fix” Package Passed by House Takes Too Much from Beneficiaries with Too Little In Return

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Tsarnaev Carjacking Victim’s Escape Video a Microcosm of Why a Closer Look Is Warranted

Exclusive interview with IMF chief Christine Lagarde

Aaron Schock demonstrates how not to resign from Congress

Kansas abortion bill passes, would break new ground

How Exciting: The Birth of a New Official Enemy! By Jacob G. Hornberger

Co-pilot 'tore up sick note' on the day he crashed jet - hid secret illness from company

Picture 2016: Elizabeth Warren vs.

Harry Reid Won't Seek Re-Election In 2016

Families' fury at airline as police find pile of torn-up sick notes in home of killer co-pilot

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Award-winner Heidi Levine's images of Gaza – in pictures ( Graphic warning )

Wall Street banks threaten to withhold campaign funds from Dems in tantrum against Elizabeth Warren

Vincent Van Gogh: A Prisoner In His Own Mind...never saw this painting before

Harry Reid won't seek re-election in 2016..

From The Author Himself: "70s Global Cooling Consensus" Never Existed. IT. NEVER. EXISTED.

Who's a good boy. Fritz ...

Physicians' Joint Report: At Least 1.3 Million Lives Lost to US-Led War on Terror

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RW heads spinning as US Military practices for counter insurgency, in the South West.

KapStone, union reach tentative deal

Imagine President Cruz On Climate: "Dystopian, Scorched Hellscape" - Salon

Eaglets- 8am on Friday- March 27, 2015

Vero Beach teen gets bad vibes in love toy caper

Anti-Immigration Activists Interrupt Spanish Language Town Hall

Nigerian army says destroys Boko Haram headquarters

Scott Walker waffles on immigration — again: Why his latest about-face could do him in (UPDATED)

Video: Courageous Parent Takes on Tea Partiers' Bigotry Against 4th Grade Transgender Student

Friends, clergy and police plead for community’s help after murder of Overtown boy

Church of Scientology desperately trashes documentary

Willie’s Reserve: Willie Nelson plans to open chain of marijuana stores in states where legal

Woman indicted on charges of cheating One Fund Boston

What if...

Saudi activist: Yemen developments are the outcome of the Kingdom's failed policies

Report: Canada’s Government Is Allowing Its Oil Industry To Pollute Rivers And Lakes

Pope cites Fukushima nuclear crisis as a modern-day Tower of Babel

Jon Stewart: "We finally figured out how to wage a proxy war against ourselves."

NCAA: Oppose a "license to discriminate" against LGBT Hoosiers!

31 states have heightened religious freedom protections (sharia laws)

European consuls: Israel deepens hold on East Jerusalem

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Republicans have controlled the abortion debate for too long. Past time for Progressives

Harry Reid to retire. Won't run for re-election

Rape Freak Robertson meets Teavangelical Rape Freaks.

US court in Texas halts Labor Department rule on medical leave for same-sex couples

What's for Dinner, Fri., Mar. 27, 2016

A Reminder... Your Vote... Is Just...CRUCIAL...

Someone Asked Astros Catcher Jason Castro to Prom...By Accident

one peep of a dress!

People are freaking out about the Trans Pacific Partnership’s investor dispute settlement system

Palestinian Scientist from East Jerusalem Named to High Israeli Government Post

"Vladimir Putin Not Responsible for Ukrainian Civil War," Expert Says--Truthdig

Backlash against RFRA in Indiana Businesses

US economy grew at 2.2 percent rate in fourth quarter

With Harry Reid retiring who is your choice for next minority or majority leader?

Feminist Heroes to Teach Kids Their ABCs in Badass New Picturebook

Major publisher retracts 43 scientific papers amid wider fake peer-review scandal

What China’s ‘new normal’ means for commodities

I'm in love with my automatic pressure cooker

Remote Mongolian 'Dukha' tribe's remarkable connection to nature

Inglewood NFL stadium plan developers, labor group reach jobs deal

Senate Votes To Help States Sell Off Public Lands.

The Madness of Funding the Pentagon to “Cover the Globe”

I know looks aren't supposed to matter, but...

Netanyahu's coalition headache

The Vietnam War - from the point of view of a Viet Cong

Civilians Killed in Arab Airstrikes on Yemen - Six Children Reported Killed Near Airport

DNC Attacks Scott Walker For Fundraising Off Voter ID Law

German airlines adopt two-person cockpit rule: aviation body

Steel Valley SD School Board try to deflect blame to teachers after the removal of SpecEd restroom.

Vulnerable Senators Switch Votes on Paid Sick Leave (Updated)

ANOTHER goddamned "DEMOCRAT" pushing for unnecessary Soc Security cuts - FASTTRACKING THEM.

Washington DC: Metro's First 7000-Series Train to Debut April 14

Antarctica’s floating ice shelves, the doorstop of the continent, are melting away

Luckovich: Our Founding Fathers

Military Strategy? Who Needs It? The Madness of Funding the Pentagon to "Cover the Globe"

The McGurk Effect - Hearing lips and seeing voices

For those interested: A list of Indiana based businesses

Oculus Used These Optical Illusions to Prove Everything We Know Is Wrong

This hunter wants an endangered rhino’s head as a trophy. Looks like he’ll get it

Tree-Hugging Eco-Warrior Lisa Murkowski's New Bill - We Pay To Sell Off National Parks, Monuments

Audit: Maryland misallocated $28.4M for health exchange

New York: 7 Train to West Side Will Open at Some Point

Senators Warren, Franken or Brown next Senate leader

Rachel Maddow - Convoluted US/Iran relationship seen in Middle East conflicts

Chris Christie Calls Tax Revenue From Legal Marijuana 'Blood Money'

Mystery Chemical Ash Spread By Refinery Explosion - Emily Atkin Discusses

#BoycottIndiana: Big Names React To Passage Of Anti-LGBT ‘Religious Freedom’ Bill (TWEETS)

U.S.-Russian Relationship `Irrevocably’ Broken: Ian Bremmer--Eurasia Group/Bloomberg Video

Emphasis Added: The Media and The Islamic State

Gohmert Floats 2016 Run, Then Takes It Back: There Can Be No 'Bald Presidents'

Fire Extinguisher Plant Becomes Scene Of Extra-Alarm Blaze

TPP so bad even the US congress is shocked

Should the United States extradite Amanda Knox if the Italian government requests it?

TFT invites help with making their new satirical video. Any Cruz control freaks out there want in?

Marlene Cuthbert died yesterday morning -she was my cousin's widow

Meet the 'Black Diggers:' The Russians Robbing WW2 Graves

SUBURBAN SNOW PLOW DRIVERS STRIKE (non-union haven't been paid all season some up to $30,000)

The Pay-To-Play Allegation Walker's Watchdog (Wisconsin Reporter) Isn't Defending

GOP’s “religious freedom” riot: How a bigoted Indiana law could roil GOP primary

Liberals say Elizabeth Warren's better choice for Senate leader to replace Harry Reid

Pic Of The Moment: Trustworthy! Principled! Consistent!

Israel releases withheld tax revenues to Palestinian Authority

Lead paint comes back to haunt us -- horrifying

UGH, Steve Harvey. Autism Mom FURIOUS over Steve Harvey's comments - 3.26.15

Report Says Wall Street Ready to Punish Dems over Elizabeth Warren

Israel Releasing Impounded Palestinian Tax Revenue

US stock indexes are little changed in early trade

Amendment supporting paid leave wins bipartisan support

“Wendi McLendon-Covey hosting the annual West Coast Liberty Awards

Now We Know Why Huge TPP Trade Deal Is Kept Secret From The Public

Another reason to love Senator Leahy

2016 US Senate Election

Fla. Judge Who Called Out Cop For Lying In Court Is Now Being Punished (VIDEO)

Now We Know Why Huge TPP Trade Deal Is Kept Secret From The Public

Senate Passes GOP Budget: Let The Obamacare Battles Begin

Special forces set to swarm Southwest and operate undetected among civilians in massive military

FASTTRACK -- isn't this just another word for DEADBEAT?!?!

Group led by UW scientist develops whole virus Ebola vaccine

Harry Reid's Retirement Blows The Nevada Senate Race Wide Open

Hospital says it evaluated Germanwings co-pilot--Had been patient past 2 months!

Thank you Jury and thank you MIRt !!

HEY NFL - About time Los Angeles has a football team.

Huge blast at popular hotel in Somalia

Don’t blame depression for the Germanwings tragedy

Senate passes bipartisan energy-efficiency bill, 2 to 0.

Air orchard?? Why, YES.

Sparkling Wit And All-Around Wonderful Person Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) Wants To Sell National Parks

Israel applies its penal code across the West Bank

I think the NFL has found a team to move to Los Angeles: The Indianapolis Colts!

Top General Says 'There's No Exit Strategy' For War Against ISIS--Alan Grayson calls it "Orwellian"

I do not want Elizabeth Warren to replace Harry Reid and here's why

N.H. Lawmakers Backtrack After Brutally Mocking 4th Graders' Raptor Bill Class Project

Bad times in Latest Breaking News and General Discussion...

Statement by the White House Secretary on the Passage of Senate Budget

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Morning wood

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Alaska Senate budget panel cuts public broadcasting to zero

France: Talks to Start Within Days on UN Draft on Israel

Russian air controllers charged for Polish presidential jet disaster

Here's a suggestion about mentally ill pilots

Iran Sees Difficult Nuclear Talks as March 31 Goal Looms

Harry Reid endorses Chuck Schumer to succeed him as Senate Minority Leader

'A reality check': AK State budget analyst urges fiscal solutions beyond cuts

"The mind's a terrible thing to baste." . . . Please come CAPTION Tucker Carlson!!!

Consumer Sentiment Index Declines In March Following Bad Weather

North American Railroads Caught by Speed of Crude-Oil Collapse

The Ritual Sacrifice of Amanda Knox

Here Are the Countries With the Most Gold Reserves, and the Ones That Have Been Buying It the Most

Breaking via AP Tweet - Harry Reid endorses Chuck Schumer as his replacement.

Indiana Defines Stupidity as Religion


Studies Confirm: Your Steak is Possessed by Demons


LGBT rights amendment proves to be ‘poison pill’ for Georgia’s ‘religious freedom’ bill

Civil rights leader Dr. Julian Bond speaks out against discriminatory Arkansas bill

Woman accused of cutting unborn baby from mother will not face murder charges

The Guardian: Claims about Andreas Lubitz's mental health only serve to stigmatise depression

Progressives push for Warren as next Senate Democratic leader

Indiana's New Anti-Gay Law Prompts Calls For Boycott On Twitter

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If not Harry who???

'Comprehending that this impossibly thin blue curve keeps everything alive beneath it'

Environmental groups challenge Tongass timber sale, seek injunction

Former Viet Cong speaks up...

Keith Olbermann calls on sports leagues to abandon ‘medieval’ Indiana over anti-gay law

Results for mens short program at World Figure Skating Championship

Not ONE word from the POTUS period!

St. Augustine admitted that Christianity is as old as the human race.

Snoop Dogg says Seahawks star Marshawn Lynch doesn’t smoke weed

Ted Cruz says religious conservatives have given up too much power to non-Christians

5 most popular posts on this week; bigoted Duck, lgbt hate, zombie StRonnie:

Proves a cat can be trained with food (of course)

Iran accuses Turkish leader Erdogan of fomenting regional strife

Friends, colleagues say Dallas County DA Susan Hawk spent time in drug rehab

7 Entities That May Boycott Indiana Over New LGBT Discrimination Law

Angry listeners lash out at country stations for promoting the ‘gay agenda’ with ‘Girl Crush’ song

Alabama police officer who slammed down Indian grandfather indicted on civil rights charge.


Company Making Shoes For Nike, Timberland, Kenneth Cole Agrees To Pay Workers Their Housing Fund $

Wanna be a Superhero? Get Night Vision Injected in Your Eyeballs : Discovery News

WikiLeaks - Secret Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) *Classified Chapter Leaked!* (

Arizona Passes Bill To Make Doctors Lie About Abortion To Ladies For Ladies’ Own Good

Arizona Passes Bill To Make Doctors Lie About Abortion To Ladies For Ladies’ Own Good

The Guardian: Claims about Andreas Lubitz's mental health only serve to stigmatise depression

Looks like I'll be skipping Bill Maher's show again, tonight.

UFO, with and without Michael Schenker. Your thoughts.

AZ Repub state senator wants bill forcing everyone to go to church

As the G.O.P. Promises to Address Inequality, Follow the Money - by John Cassidy

Does it violate Goodwin's Law

The Love Child born of the union between Citizens United and McCutcheon:

Democrats’ Identity Crisis Is Spilling Into Their Senate Races

TYT: How Is Wolf PAC Achieving Its Latest Win?

this could explain part of what is wrong with alabama:

TYT: Arson Puts A Smile On Her Face

Why plutocrats fell for the wrong GOP governor --sucking up

Oops — We inventoried Tucker Carlson’s low point one week too soon

GOP’s “simple multiplication” goof: How a phony GOP budget season met its climax - Jim Newell

After National Church Makes A Move On Marriage Equality, Presbyterian Congregations Receive Threats

Arizona Tea Party senator: Church service should be mandatory to push ‘moral rebirth’

Homosexual Spotted At Michigan Newspaper, May Be Armed With Agenda, Caution Advised!

'Indiana Is A Great Place To Be A Bigot' Spoofs State's Religious Freedom Restoration Act

TYT: Country Fans Really Don’t Like Gay People

Assembly Republicans lay off veteran staff amid new PR push

Arkansas Bill Would Allow Your Boss To Force You To Friend Him On Facebook

Sad this new Indiana law can happen in America today.

‘Go back to slavery’: Georgia lecturer goes berserk, punches Uber driver during n-word rant

Menendez to Obama: You must be kidding on Iran

Warships move in key strait as airstrikes widen in Yemen

Colorado Lawmakers Use Slideshow With N-Word When Pushing Bill For Native American Mascot Ban

TYT: University of Phoenix Is Hemorrhaging Students

Ohio Legislature Advances Controversial Bill That Could Deter Students From Voting

Please do not over react or react badly to so many of us

Damn. Just found out one of my old Armadillo buddies died. Updated:

Swiss Bankers Avoid Prison, Get Probation for Tax Fraud

Students follow tragic path taken century ago by Ponca, who were marched out of Nebraska to Oklahoma

It's that time of year again

Students follow tragic path taken century ago by Ponca, who were marched out of Nebraska to Oklahoma

Should the FDA crack down on homeopathic “remedies”?

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Millions Wanted to Vote But Couldn’t

Bush Tops GOP Field in New Hampshire

The +AllTrials initiative and the consequences of unreported trial data

How To Kill A Discriminatory 'Religious Liberty' Bill: Call The Bluff | ThinkProgress

I would be lying if I said I was going to join the boycott of Indiana.

Why you need to be careful when talking about that pilot's depression.

No Need to Prosecute Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

Conservatives Seek a Candidate to Counter Bush

New chain of Willie Nelson marijuana stores to open within a year

Is it time to update the group name?

SI's World Series pick: Cleveland will end 67-year title drought in 2015

Rand Paul calls for ‘tent revivals’ to resolve the ‘moral crisis’ of gay marriage

Reid's choice to replace him as Senate leader co-sponsors republican bill to undercut WH on Iran

Boycott (Shame) Indiana for promoting bigotry.

what the bible says about abortion:

Thank you Dems, esp Bernie & Liz! The Senate has passed a budget resolution.

Michael Sam says he isn't the only gay player in the NFL

Luckovich: "Our Founding Fathers"

prototypes and brainstorming...

Mississippi judge wields Book of Revelations essays as punishment for underage drinking

ICYMI: Here's a great editorial about what's happening to our schools from @JonErpenbach

Arkansas Senate Approves Religious Protection Bill

Get thee to church - NOW!

Michigan Tea Partiers want to scrap teaching standards — ... pretty much anyone can teach scripture

Everyone is assuming Lubitz had a mental condition

2015 hurricane season predicted to be “the most active and dangerous in 3 years"

New Yorkers do help (re: E.Village fire)

Elizabeth Warren: 'Senator Reid is one of a kind'

U.S. DOD Moves Forward on Ukraine National Guard Training beginning in Late April/ Cost: 19 Mil $

NY Times: After East Village Blast, a Familiar Sight: New Yorkers to the Rescue

DMV: Truck that hit I-35 bridge in Salado lacked permit for ‘over-height load’

AMY GOODMAN re: BUSHCO Post 9/11: 'We have to move from assessment to accounting & accountability'

LOST 1919 Harry Houdini silent film will be shown at Turner Classic Movies Festival 3-29-15!

Victim's family refuses Klingenschmitt's money

So predictable: Harry Reid endorses Chuck Schumer to succeed him as Senate Minority Leader

Halliburton, Baker Hughes shareholders OK $35 billion deal

Tell THE ROLLING STONES to Boycott Indiana!

Democrats Aim for Blake Farenthold's Seat

Using NRA tactics is beginning to pay off after only three years!

PSA: It has come to my attention that many of you don't know what a taco is

The Gutsy Decision that Saved Harry Reid's Career and Made Him a Hero to Latinos

Tell THE ROLLING STONES to Boycott Indiana!

GOPer: Gays, Like Slave Owners, Are 'Good People' Who Made Bad Choices

The days before the EPA (link to slideshow)

The 2013 Airplane Crash That Is Eerily Similar to the Germanwings Tragedy

1895 SCOTUS: United States v. E.C. Knight Company, antitrust law cannot be enforced

Country Radio Pulling Little Big Town's "Girl Crush" Over Complaints of Song's "Gay Agenda"

Imagine every "DINO" in the House and Senate

Accused Bank Robber Says Virgin Mary Told Him To Eat His Feces. And He Did. In Court.

Congress Targets Social Security with Fast-Track Commission Plan

Every Republican Running for President Votes Against Paid Sick Leave; It Passes Anyway

Eleanor Homes Norton Demonstrates ‘Worst Parking Job Ever’ (Video)

A founding father of DNA forensics blasts the DNA evidence used in the Amanda Knox trial.

Call Mike Pence to tell him you will boycott Indiana.

Government Secrecy at All-Time High

SAE Fraternity Members Learned Racist Song At National Leadership Event, University Finds

Expanding Social Security: The Democratic Party Comes Home

Speaking of aircraft disasters:

Weekend Economists Go Eat Worms March 27-29, 2015

Out of Debtors’ Prison, With Law as the Key

The Price That You Pay For Rocking The Boat

Christian End Times Family Band Gunfighting With Cops For The Lord

Need any help I can get! Greetings members of this group.

Country Music Stations pulling Little Big Town's latest country hit, "Girl Crush," - Gay Agenda!

#BoycottIndiana trends #1 on Twitter LETS HAVE A TWITTER HAPPY HOUR PARTY AND

Mitch McConnell's reaction to the announcement that Chuck Schumer will replace Harry Reid

TWO doctors ruled German co-pilot unfit for work on day of disaster--but he kept it secret

Talk me down. Please!!!

Papantonio: SCOTUS Finally Gets One Right On Voting Rights

Looks like our senator Schumer will become the Senate Democratic leader.

Hunting down anti-gun-violence advocates? There's an app for that.

Scientists have figured out how to inject human eyes with night vision

How ALEC helps conservatives and businesses turn state election wins into new laws

Obama Orders Homosexual Chemtrail Missions Over Indiana Day After “Religious Freedom Bill” Passed

Peter King rips into "vulgar Cruz fans" for harassing his office staff.

Republicans Introduce Bill Aimed at Preventing Israel Boycotts

U.S.-Russian Crew Lifts Off for Yearlong Space Station Mission

Bizarre Bulge Found on Ganymede, Solar System's Largest Moon

Amnesty Int.: Venezuela: Lack of justice for protest abuses gives green light to more violence

Ted Cruz is "Funny looking," in the sense used in "Fargo"

Blunt Talk Anyone??

GOP congresswoman gets surprise on Facebook after asking constituents for Obamacare horror stories

Physicists Describe New Class of Dyson Sphere

BOGsters! It is with regret I approach my 50,000th post.

Bernie Sanders: Republican Budget Does Everything for the Wealthy and Nothing for Middle Class

Dems Framed As Black/Hispanic/Taker Party. GOP Plays Politics Of Resentment.

Katrina Vanden Heuvel - American triumphalism and paranoia led to the US foreign policy disaster

An important post by greatlaurel which puts things in perspective about Steel Valley teachers.

She's back! Arizona legislator suggests church attendance should be mandatory

The Mushroom Cloud and the X-Ray Machine: A Special Investigation into the Risks of Radiation | Fore

The Science is on Our Side: Sorry, Monsanto

Papantonio: George W. Bush Helped Lower The Bar For Ted Cruz

Injury toll in building collapse rises to 22, as mayor suggests possible 'impropriety'

It's now...all shades of gray.

Koch-Funded Economist Wants “Less Democracy”

US troops fighting war on drugs got away with raping dozens of Colombian girls: report

Charles P Pierce- The Warren Effect: Here Is A Bluff That Needs To Be Called

Durbin endorses Chuck Schumer for Senate leader, easing path for New Yorker to succeed Reid

3/27/15 This week in crazy: Obama's reefer madness, and more:

Time to #BoycottIndiana? Celebs Blow Up Social Media

Are "Pro-Lifers" against killing germs, as interfering with "God's plan"? Germs are forms of life.

Scott Walker suggests being an Eagle Scout has prepared him to be commander in chief

Yelp CEO: We Won't Expand In States with Anti-Gay Laws

Other than Gov. Mike Huckabee who is on with Bill Maher tonight? See their names here

if it walks like a duck ... Daffick jam

President Obama Doesn't Want To Live In Chicago When He Leaves The WH Because....

Indiana fights major HIV outbreak in rural county

Pentagon paid accused Chilean killer for years despite revoked visa

Antarctic Ice Shelves Melting 70 Percent Faster In Last Decade, Study Shows

Liquid 3-D Printing cuts print time by up to TWO orders of magnitude

Yelp CEO rips Indiana 'religious freedom' law

Former Dean is Victorious in Legal Fight with For-Profit College After Blowing the Whistle

What's the end game in Yemen?

Bill moves forward in Indiana to allow breeding deer for the sole purpose of being hunted.

Forget Elizabeth Warren. Another Female Senator Has a Shot to Fill the Senate's New Power Vacuum

Critical ocean circulation in Atlantic appears to have slowed

Lufthansa now requiring two people in cockpit at all times

Dude. What? Yeah, I know.

Ah! The Peonies! Cy Twombly’s Scattered Blossoms

The “Snowden is Ready to Come Home!” Story: a Case Study in Typical Media Deceit

Lemme float something by you

Why Rape Survivors Terrify Fox News & the Gun Lobby

Georgia Legislators Admit It: “Religious Liberty” Bill Is About Anti-Gay Discrimination

Gov. Mike Pence DID WHAT?!!

like a cat to water

via Apple CEO

John Fugelsang on Big Ed Show: zzzzing

Welcome to Indiana (under certain conditions)

10TB SSDs will be available next year thanks to new memory tech

Rand Paul: Same-sex marriage is the result of a ‘moral crisis’ in America

Ellen Pao Loses Lawsuit Against Silicon Valley On All Counts

Texas A&M scientists discover oxygen-breathing life more than 200 feet below sea floor

Texas A&M scientists discover oxygen-breathing life more than 200 feet below sea floor

Twitter faces gender bias lawsuit.

Mars rover finishes first-ever marathon on another world

If George W. Bush and Scott Walker had a love child:

"Pay Any Price" by James Risen - today's book recommendation

Gays in tents

This date in science: Biggest earthquake in North America

Senate Dems Hand Hillary Clinton Two Slam-Dunk Wedge Issues For 2016

Feds Charge Ole Miss Student With Hanging Noose On Meredith Statue


BREAKING: Italy's Highest Court Overturns Amanda Knox Murder Conviction

My Fair Lady v Pygmalion

SF Mayor Bans Taxpayer-Funded Travel To Indiana Because Of Anti-Gay Law

Special needs student forced to remove letter jacket after parent complained he didn't earn it

Kansas Principal Orders Down Syndrome Child to Remove Lettered Jacket

A few tips to make a kitty’s world even more enjoyable / + bonus vid:

(Breaking): Astronaut begins U.S. history-making mission (a year in space)

N.J. gas attendants were underpaid, federal probe shows

Upset By Elizabeth Warren, U.S. Banks Debate Halting Some Campaign Donations

Why Harry Reid Chose Chuck Schumer

Anyone know if Walker is taking unpaid leave to visit Mexican border?

Yemen Houthi rebels advance despite Saudi-led air strikes

Making The Environment Safer For All. Thanks, President Obama

Arkansas Senate approves controversial religion bill

Court Throws Out Amanda Knox's conviction

National RFRA vs. Indiana RFRA

Hackers have allegedly taken down Indiana's official website in response to Pence's Bigotry Law

These Cops were So Corrupt, that their Entire Department was Just Raided by Multiple Agencies

Neil deGrasse Tyson: I'm driven by two main philosophies...

Morning Woody

Israel killed more Palestinians in 2014 than in any other year since 1967

What Minnesota and California Have in Common

Ole Miss Student Indicted For Hanging Noose Around Statue Honoring School's First Black Enrollee

Arkansas governor wants to ban California wine because of their egg-laying law

Statements of gratitude from Amanda Knox and her family.

Rep. Tammy Duckworth to announce for Senate on Monday

3-27-15 On this day in Labor History the year was 1912 in 2:00

3-27-15 On this day in Labor History the year was 1912 in 2:00

3-27-15 On this day in Labor History the year was 1912 in 2:00

Gay Couple Adopts Brazilian Boy Who Was Rejected For Being 'Too Black'

Lamb ragu served over pilafi

California lawmakers heading to Cuba on spring trade trip

Wisconsin couple kept teenage daughter with autism locked in cold basement without toilet or sink

OU: Frat members learned racist chant at national SAE leadership event

EU keeps Hamas on terror list despite court ruling

Senator Elizabeth Warren Addresses 2015 JLC Human Rights Awards Dinner

A New Image of Black Fatherhood [PHOTOS]

Once worth $1 billion, Sam Wyly is bankrupt but still fighting

Attn DU: Do not compare the barons on Wall-Street to wolves.

“Religious Restoration” Acts – Not Just About The Gays!

POTUS Interviews "The Wire's" David Simon About War on Drugs

USW Message to Congress "Enforcing lousy trade laws doesn’t get you much to protect steel jobs" TPP

USW Message to Congress "Enforcing lousy trade laws doesn’t get you much to protect steel jobs" TPP

USW Message to Congress "Enforcing lousy trade laws doesn’t get you much to protect steel jobs" TPP

A Good Response to the TPP

U.S. Rescues Two Saudi Fighter Pilots After Splashdown Near Yemen

Dallas mayoral candidate Richard Sheridan arrested for June 2014 ‘666’ taggings (anti-gay vandalism)

Dallas mayoral candidate Richard Sheridan arrested for June 2014 ‘666’ taggings (anti-gay vandalism)

Teamsters Call for Defeat of Fast Track and TPP by James P. Hoffa

Gowdy: Clinton wiped email server clean, deleted all emails

Galbraith 2006 The Predator State. Modern American capitalism not benign.

Media Ignores Scott Walker's Dark Money Controversy

Public health experts see anti-vaccine bill as scare tactic

AP Reporting That Court Said They Did Not Commit the Crime - Better Than "Not Enough Evidence"

Sopranos actress Drea De Matteo loses home in Manhattan explosion

DOJ files lien against construction contractor for $40M restitution (bank and bankruptcy fraud)

The emmy for best actress this year is going to be a barn burner

Keller Texas High School Bars Lesbian Student From Making Adorable 'Promposal' To Another Girl

Keller Texas High School Bars Lesbian Student From Making Adorable 'Promposal' To Another Girl

A permanent memorial for the victims of the Transatlantic Slave Trade - ‘The Ark of Return’ has

Lady Gaga Forgets To Wear Her Pants During Shopping Spree In New Orleans

A shout out to Alfredo from my Piggy Banks

'Going Clear': Scientology Made Scary

Federal Agency: HealthBridge Must Rehire Fired Union Steward

Wonderful photo of Chuy and Karen Lewis taken 3/27/15 prior to the debate.

Does anyone know where I can get a good box of wine...


Right to Work’s Racist Roots