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Archives: August 22, 2013

Puppy-Throwing Jogger Arrested After Security Camera Catches Him Tossing Dogs (VIDEO)

Dr. Phil treats date rape as a legitimate debate

Can ANYONE provide a link to a COMPLETE and WORKING video of Coombs' ENTIRE press conference today?

The most important issue that nobody ever mentions about either Snowden or Manning

Fed minutes show cautious move towards end of economic stimulus writer tears Orson Scott Card to shreds...

How much *heat is Fukyshima (sp?) putting into the the atmosphere? (rads aside)...anyone have an

When discussing art, TexasTowelie tends to get a bit pretentious.

Graywarrior's fear of ducks is deep-rooted and from WAY back in her distant past.

I shall call her Minnie-Me.

She's Booty-Vicious!!!

OK, OK! MiddleFingerMom isn't the most ambitious guy in the world.

To be honest, MiddleFingerMom can be kind of a dick.

ACA approval: 39.5% for, 52.5% against. What do you think those numbers will be in one year?

Hamburger Chef Jamie Oliver Proves McDonald’s Burgers “Unfit for human consumption”

Anti-Fracking Rally = Noon Aug 22 - Lafayette Park Across from White House

Sub Pop has uploaded the original exclusive recording agreement with Nirvana.

I am, therefore I think- a new graphic

Dad Asks Son To Hold Beer, Is Then Asked To Leave Arizona Preseaon Game

Toon: Whistle-blowing

How Would You Reduce Poverty in New York?

Just finished watching the NYC mayors debate and I have to say I wasn't impressed.

It's 8:30 pm and it's almost dark already.

Florida (Obviously) School Bus Driver Drops Kids Off In Wrong Town On First Day

Sugarpova out of US Open -

A request for info from people in Alabama. Re: Senior Citizens

Questions about senior citizens and assisted living.

Questions about senior citizens and assisted living.

“There is a cult of ignorance in the United States..."

Survey finds New York seen as nation's most rude state

Are Manning and Snowden patriots? That depends on what we do next

Wisconsin Cuts Most People Off Of Medicaid (among States)

Listening to MSNBC on th radio today I really blew a gasket (rant)

The right gets confused by its own lie

Wisconsin’s UNINTIMIDATED Solidarity Sing Along forges on despite mass arrests

From Spying on "Terrorists Abroad" to Suppressing Domestic Dissent: When We Become the Hunted

Punished for working and expected to be grateful for it.

1st Day Orientation...

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Church Night!! Guns N Moses

Ron Paul to be keynote speaker at anti-Semitic conference

Tough case in clinic today. Rape victim.

Prism: A Brand New Way to Share Everything!

Bank intern's death raises questions about race to wealth

CNN is playing all the Antoinette Tuff tapes from the Atlanta shooting

Just when you thought they couldn't get any crazier, they get crazier!

Bummed out. I just finished the fourteen shows of the Firefly story.


Midtown taxi victim's foot amputated, dad says

Oh, C'mon Chris Matthews. Why not welcome Ed to your time slot?

Former Sen. Scott Brown will not run for Mass. governor

Eric Holder Vows ‘Significant’ Financial Crisis Prosecutions Against Banks

Krugman: republicans can't handle the health care truth

OK, I've really got to get back to work, so I'm puttin' all of this in one post

Questlove Has Been Profiled by Police 20-30 Times

US Government To Issue Secure Online IDs

Anti-Marriage Equality Arguments Are Only Getting Dumber

Returning common sense to education in Illinois

Key WikiLeaks Senate candidate quits due to lack of 'democratic processes' (Australia)

BAR REFAELI TO ROGER WATERS Take My Pretty Face Out of Your Israel-Hating Concerts

Message From God? Employee of Petersburg, Kentucky’s Creation Museum struck by lightning today.

Bradley Manning comforts his own sobbing legal team: I’m gonna be OK

Logoff Prompt is Amazing!


Dewhurst calls Allen Police Department to get family member out of jail

Always Be Batman...

Bacteria make us feel pain... and suppress our immune response

Extra Load on Your Back to Help Build Bones



State Senator (R) Vicki Marble of Fort Collins is a racist.

Amb. Power: Pro-Hezbollah Swiss Official “Unfit for Continued Service” at U.N.

12,783 days...306,803 hours...18,408,200 minutes...

Tapes show Richard Nixon as Watergate scandal loomed

As sleep approaches - something nice to close your eyes and listen to and float....

"Holding classified information for a reporter is not the same as swallowing a bag of heroin for..."

Oh, ugh. Anyone seeing The Bridge?

Casey Anthony: Jose Baez curses whoever dumped Caylee

I see authoritarians are now praising Manning because "He faced his punishment like a man"

US 'will not intervene in Syria as rebels don't support interests', says top general

I hate to see the Democratic Party so divided...

Islamist-Secularist Standoff at Core of Arab World Conflict – Report

This new format is so awful it"s insane!

Beatles Promoter Sid Bernstein Dead at 95

Sid Bernstein Dead at 95

Meet the Homophobic Homeland Security Employee Promoting a Race War

August Photo Contest - Final Round

"Native Canadian women sold on U.S. ships, researcher says"

Pentagon cuts F-35 operating estimate below $1 trillion: source

Ernest Wabasha: The Burden of Minnesota’s History. The Dakota uprising. Mass execution of 38

August Photo Contest - Finals are up in General Discussion

Liz Cheney Posts Bond on charge of lying on Fishing License Application

Heads up NC--Rachel here to devote entire show Aug 22 to NC voting issues

Congressional Dynamics Explained

How would you like to drive through this?

The Saddest Spots in New York City

can the website the peoples view

"Republicans Have Lost Their Grip on Reality and Are Disregarding the Constitution"

FBI suspected (writer) William Vollmann was the Unabomber


why in the world is there

Minimizing Rape, from The Southern Poverty Law Center

So a friend noted that somehow I zoomed past 30K posts tonight - let me say....

"Embattled Hymn of the Republicans"

One of these things is not like the other....

NASA Captures Footage of South Pole During Aurora, Makes a GIF

Dow sinks for sixth day as traders ponder Fed exit

Woman, 93, attacked returning to childhood home in Washington Heights

Why do some men trivialize rape?

Report: US household income below end-of-recession

Hewlett-Packard turns 3Q profit but revenue falls

As Obamacare rollout nears, president checks in with state officials

Google and NFL meet; Sunday Ticket up for grabs?

Tiny North Dakota town stunned to learn of white supremacist's plans (white nationalist takeover)

Tentative Deal Reached in Filner Sex Harassment Suit

Occupy Homes MN Helps Defend Two Minneapolis Families From Foreclosure (see Video)

Detroit officer accused in death of Aiyana Stanley-Jones faces December retrial

Secret Court Castigated N.S.A. on Surveillance

Powering the Future: New York City's taxi of the future (includes video)

"Obama DOJ Asks Court to Grant Immunity to George W. Bush For Iraq War"

Creedence Clearwater Revival: Bad Moon Rising

NYTimes Editorial: Bradley Manning’s Excessive Sentence

Fresno Tenants Demand Withdrawal of Illegal Eviction Notices (3 day notice)(video)

The Big Political Issue

"The False Choice Between Security and Liberty"

Birgitta Jónsdóttir: Bradley Manning's sentence: 35 years for exposing us to the truth

8/21 NYT Charlie Savage: Facial Scanning Making Gains in Surveillance

Having a rough day, complete with overwhelmed pity party.

The man black history erased

Visualized Heartbeat Can Lead to ‘Out of Body Experience’

School gunman in Georgia 'had 500 rounds'

"King of America: Who would be Washington's heir?"

I hope Qatar has more oil money than the Koch brothers, Exxon and BP combined because

"150 years later, Quantrill's raid on Lawrence still stirs deep emotions-on both sides"

Arizona and Kansas sue U.S. over voter registration law

Scientists use computers to model ocean-spanning trek of coral larvae

What's for Dinner ~ Thursday August 22nd

A great help with my previous problem re piggybacking friend's weak wi-fi signal

Who can retrieve old articles from the New York Times?

President Obama Comments on Bradley Manning's April 2011!

Hillary Clinton: "Viewership Of Al Jazeera Is Going Up In The United States Because It's Real News"

Just to remind people of Occupy and what they are doing

Syria conflict: 'Chemical attacks kill hundreds'

Suzuki Reaches 4,000 Hits as Yankees Gain in Playoff Race - NY USA

The Google Doodle is especially lovely this time

Colorado County to vote on Secession

Fair is fair: I said "I want evidence the NSA is actually misusing data". We have that now.

Technically speaking, any information might aid terrorism...

Sign Petition for Obama and Kerry to reject the Endbridge tar sands pipeline

War Bride:

On another thought, where is the CIA in all this mess?

Kerry reinstates four US officials after Benghazi probe

MIPs and vibes requested....

Ron Paul to be keynote speaker at anti-Semitic conference

The Trials of Muhammad Ali - Movie Trailer

Girl, you'll be a woman soon...

I miss my ex.

A small tidbit about that 51st state thing . . .

Report: Michael Hastings feared his car had been tampered with

The right gets confused by its own lie

US avoids 'red lines' after Syria chemical claims

Fragments of Mayan jaguar sculptures found

Firefighter Who Captured SFO Plane Crash Aftermath On Helmet Cam May Be Disciplined

White House Picks Panel to Review NSA Programs

“If everyone is our enemy, then we are not paranoid.”

‘David Cameron is stupid and inefficient’: Argentinian ambassador to UK launches shocking attack on

Nicaragua sets up int'l center to train anti-mine personnel

Guy does cool tricks with his beard

Wentworth Miller comes out of the closet...

Satellites glimpse ultra-powerful “black hole” whirlpools in Atlantic

Just came out of GD

Magic City canceled

ACORN's latest insidious plot revealed by an intrepid FReeper!

Dinosaur trivia: stegosaurus, t rex, and time

With all this talk of disaffected Republicans, leaving their party, etc it is important to remember

Can meaningful surveillance reform pass the current Congress?

Huffington Post to end anonymous commenting

Dan Patrick slams David Dewhurst over phone call to release relative from jail

Marvelous animated Google Doodle of 'Claire de Lune' in honor of Claude DeBussy

Militarizing America's Police Forces

New Mexico County Clerk Begins Issuing Marriage Licenses To Same-Sex Couples

Guns don't protect people

China vets brokerages' computer systems after £2.4 billion buy error

Anti-Semitic hate crimes: Situation in Malmö improving despite surge in recorded incidents

New Apocalypse deadline? Grigori Rasputin predicted the end of the world to come on August 23, 2013

Pipeline project threatens important Chilean wetland

"You couldn't make it up!" Oops, sorry, he just did!

Israel tells Japan official's comments on Hiroshima and Nagasaki are 'unacceptable'

Wall of Truth

Oh, great stuff! GCSE grades have dropped a record amount! Well done, everyone!

Guantánamo Bay guards 'gave Fifty Shades of Grey to prisoner'

"WikiLeaks has problems with 'democratic processes': Dr Cannold"

Oh, right. The metric system

August 22: National Spumoni Day

Is the Christian church failing it's mission?

Bradley Manning should be free

UN condemns Australia's indefinite detention of refugees as 'inhumane'

STFU Dan Senor

Unreal Video Of A Russian Military Hovercraft Landing On A Crowded Beach

Viewpoint: Overzealous Prosecution of Bradley Manning Backfired

Obama’s Plan Aims to Lower Cost of College

Porn industry suspends filming as actor tests HIV positive

Merkel expresses her 'deep sorrow and shame’ during historic Dachau visit

10 Shocking Examples of Police Killing Innocent People in the "War on Drugs"

Test-driving while black (man arrested during BMW test drive)

13 Things the Government Is Trying to Hide from You

NY times editorial board: Manning’s Excessive Sentence

Clawback: The Surprising Complexity of Lobster Prices

They really have no f****** clue, have they?

Can You Feel It? People are Getting More Tense as Anti-Human New Political Order Takes Shape

David Dewhurst Calls Police To Try & Free Relative

Did you do matrices in high school math?

Ukip's Hugh Williams Pens Non-PC World History Book, Claims Nazi Invasion Due To 'Polish Aggression'

Manning's 35 year sentence works out to about 25 minutes/document-released, which is just about

'Sometimes You Have to Pay a Heavy Price to Live in a Free Society' by Bradley Manning

Petition to White House re: USPS

Alleged Torturers (CACI) sue Abu Ghraib Torture Victims (Lazare)

Ducks were bird flu 'melting pot'

Fukushima leak is 'much worse than we were led to believe'

Ted Rall Toon: Crimes and Punishments

A Convicted Murderer's Case for Gun Control

These things put me on the floor, some of them.....

Hamas crackdown on Tamarod group reflects panic, analysts say

Why China's Farms Are Failing

There's a BOBCAT on the prowl on the Cape! Jeez!!!!

Bronx KFC turns away Iraq War vet over service dog: lawsuit

Today's Episode of Slaughter by Gun:

In Bradley Manning, We Finally Have a Scapegoat for the Iraq War

‘You Failed to Break the Spirit of Bradley Manning’: An Open Letter to President Obama

FISA Court Says NSA Had History of Lying

If you believe that Bradley Manning deserves decades in prison

Obit of a great woman - by her son in law

Ecuador Stops Protecting Its Rainforest—to Pay Off Debt to China

New high-radiation spots found at quake-hit Fukushima plant

Activism Is Not A Crime

France Urges ‘Force’ in Syria if Chemical Attacks Are Confirmed

Chris Hedges: Bradley Manning and the Gangster State

Manning says is female, wants to live as a woman (lawyer expects pardon)

Autopsy: Michael Hastings Drugs in System, Not a Factor in Crash

Huffington Post to end anonymous comments

Searchable map of the Median net worth of households of any area in the USA

Syria forces keep bombing area of alleged chemical weapons attack

Julian Assange blames party 'teething problems' after resignation of WikiLeaks candidate...

Dan Rather: NSA ‘is demolishing the trust in the government’

Glimmerglass Intercepts Undersea Cable Traffic for Spy Agencies

Sexorcism: Demon in Woman's Vagina Removed by Fake Priest's Penis

Lawmaker Blames Poverty on Fried Chicken

Army Vet Searching For Lost Service Dog

San Jose Army Vet Searching for Lost Service Dog

Bradley Manning says he plans to live as a woman and begin hormone therapy: "I Am Chelsea Manning"

Tennessee church bans family for supporting Lesbian daughter's fight for same sex benefits

David Miranda Granted a Limited Injunction at High Court

This is what happens when brothers and sisters don't practice safe sex. Come CAPTION Steve Doocy!!!!

xpost from LGBT group: Tennessee church bans family for supporting Lesbian daughter's fight for...

Prison Break star slams Russia's 'anti-gay' bill; declines invitation to St Petersburg film festival

Bad Behavior: It's my contention that the NSA has a long criminal history

Mark Ruffalo actually trusts the women he knows

Maldives girl's 100 lashes sentence overturned

Collateral Damage

NASA begins selling shuttle launch platforms

Bradley Manning says he wants to live as a woman named Chelsea, begin hormone therapy.

I have to share the baby panda video...

Why I resigned from the WikiLeaks party - Daniel Matthews

America responds to Al Jazeera: "Oh."

Thailand court jails Iranians over bomb plot

Slane Girl: Yes, Misogyny, dual standards and Slut Shaming are alive and well

xpost from Feminists - Slane Girl: Yes, Misogyny, dual standards and Slut Shaming are alive and well

xpost from Feminists - Slane Girl: Yes, Misogyny, dual standards and Slut Shaming are alive and well

Limited injunction for David Miranda over data seizure

How Japan's Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Went From Bad To Worse

Obama and Fracking: "Driller-in-chief"?

Bow, Arrow, Facebook: Brazilian Tribes Fight for Their Land

UK police say Snowden reporter's partner carried 'injurious' data

Images: Rare Red Sprite Lightning Revealed in Stunning Photos

Bradley Manning: I want to live as a woman

Little Doubt: Experts Attest to Use of Nerve Gas in Syria

Navy disputes finding on ocean sonar

Prism: A Brand New Way to Share Everything!

Meet the Homophobic Homeland Security Employee Promoting a Race War

Drummer Wanted

Suppose the US has decided to intervene in Syria

EU suspends military aid to Egypt; maintains health and education aid.

Antoinette Tuff deserves a medal.

Vlad the Destroyer (Up yours, Putin)

I need a jpeg . .

Affordable Care Act Not Creating a Permanent Part-Time America

Pentagon cuts F-35 operating estimate below $1 trillion: source

Obama Explains Lipstick On Collar, Sends Crowd Into Fits Of Laughter

Japan-made parts to push up price of F-35 fighter jets for ASDF

"Sometimes you have to pay a heavy price to live in a free society. I will gladly pay that price"

Thursday TOON Roundup 1 - Patriots and spies

Ted Rall: Crime and Punishment

The NSA Illegal spying on American citizens how much is it going to effect federal and state courts?

Venezuela: Activist in danger from son's killers: Víctor Martínez

Thursday TOON Roundup 2- Republicans and dogs

Thursday TOON Roundup 3- The Rest

Alcohol on Pine Ridge: Are tribal-owned stores the best method?

The Wisconsin Uprising is Coming Back

Stopping the TPP and fast track: Unlikely allies seek to limit Obama trade powers

Even if you're totally A-Okay with the hijinks at NSA, are you not concerned that contractors . . .

Another prison riot in Venezuela

Chris Hedges: Bradley Manning and the Gangster State

Jobless claims climb, but remain low

Exposing The Patent Trolls

Wells Fargo to cut 365 jobs in Birmingham area

Colorado Legislator: Poverty Higher Among ‘Black Race’ Because They Eat Too Much Chicken

Humankind, observed by aliens

They came for the gays and no one spoke up (IOC). Now they are coming for minorities.

List your regular daily (or more) visited websites......

Birds Fly Past President

Obama to propose college-ranking system that could increase affordability

Vancouver PD subdues needle wielding man using non-lethal means (Video)

Consumer Watchdog Finds Rampant Abuse In The Mortgage Industry

Just how evil is Dick Cheney? Let me count the ways . . .

Breaking the Ice of Russian Repression

Rocket alert sirens sound in Israel near Lebanese border

Teen forced to coparent w/ rapist after he sues for visitation rights? (MA)

All the hub-bub in the world ...

Well, this does not bode well for the future of freedom everywhere

Sen. Elizabeth Warren Interview: “In Senate, there are more tools in the toolbox than are obvious.”

Report: White supremacist trying to take over small ND town of Leith

New Jersey's ban on gay conversion therapy is a victory over religious nuts

Here's Obama's Ambitious New College Ratings Plan To Make College Cheaper

Just got back from the new Austin VA Outpatient Clinic.

Not The Onion: 29% of LA GOP thinks Obama was responsible for the Katrina debacle

Alexa O' brian interviews Bradly Manning's lawyer

Republicans wave white flag, admit shutdown tactic is hopeless

Religion Irrelevant Amid the Summer of Filner, Spitzer and Weiner

They say things come in three's...

We, the people, are starting to come together. Talk to your con acquaintances.

Egypt's Hosni Mubarak released from prison

I suspect that Dr. Vogel has been "The Brain Surgeon" from the beginning

So they even lie to their own secret court? I guess Congress should feel better about Clapper’s perj

Four ways the Guardian could have protected Snowden – by THE NSA

JUSTICE SCALIA: My Decisions Are Sometimes 'Stupid And Even Cruel'

Please welcome "The Polywell Guy"

Bush was (partly) right!

Fukushima leak is 'much worse than we were led to believe'

Obama taps "cognitive infiltrator" Cass Sunstein for Committee to create "trust" in NSA

Thought this might be interesting. "Fate of a Nation" to be released next month

Today in Peace and Justice history on August 22, 1986

Today in Peace and Justice history on August 22, 1986

Dentist attempting to clone John Lennon with a tooth - By Prachi Gupta for

David Ortiz backs Alex Rodriguez; disapproves of Dempster's pitch

More doggedness

About those crazy NSA/FBI/CIA conspiracy theorists…

FPL pushes ahead with new nuclear reactors

CREW Files FOIA Request Seeking OLC Opinions on Executive Branch Authority to Conduct Surveillance

Hang up and drive, it only comes in one fucking shade of green.

Journalists Quit Venezuela TV News Channel in Censorship Row

Moloko - Should've Been Could've Been

Papantonio: Stand Up For Your Voting Rights NOW

Four fears for authoritarians

Hate Preach

Boy Kicked Out Of Reading Competition Because He Reads Too Much

Meet Republicans’ Favorite House Liberal

A quick question about this spying business...

A rebuttal to the Frack Industries Clean and Safe campaign

Hamas to Persist With Public Executions Despite Objections

WikiLeaks, Assange Embrace the Far, Far Right

Paying no price whatsoever for climate science denialism

Yahoo tops Google in U.S. web traffic in July

I don't understand this race narrative on the Chris Lane killing.

Amazon Received $600 Million CIA Computer Cloud Contract: Surveillance Shopping?

Larry Summers and the 'End Game' memo

Neo-nazis, gun nuts are friends of Wikileaks Party

Will Princeton U be around in 5Yrs? We only need 50% of universities now

The Rise of Bullshit Jobs

'The biggest ongoing disaster in the United States you haven't heard of'

A Real Progressive Outlines Plan For Changes to One City's Agriculture Policy

VICE on HBO: Episode 10 - The Hermit Kingdom

Texas School Lessons Spark Fight Over Patriotism

US Treasury Designates Venezuela National Guard Officer as Drug Kingpin

What is Taurine?

The Drifters ~

Prosecutor General: ‘Assassinations were state crimes’ (Colombian leftists)

Pros and cons of Bitcoin?

LeBron James attracts heat over police escort to Jay Z concert

Free museum tickets for 2 on 9/28

Letter to Colombian president urging respect for work of journalists

US Wind Power Prices Down To $0.04 Per kWh

Richard Nixon (tapes) on judicial nominations

Tom Jones arrested David Cassidy.

Drew (from Toothpaste for Dinner) explains Republican views on Science

I wonder why Huffington Poo thinks nudes, breasts, see-through dresses, and breast-feeding yoga moms

How Wall Street banksters are like third-world kleptocratic dictators

Over 80 People Arrested In Colombia's National Strike

if a thorough investigation into the NSA (& it's outsourcing) was done,

The Disenfranchising Team from Brian McFadden

Has the My Inbox page in mobile view changed?...

How Oil Money Might Help Reduce Inequality In Brazil

Patriotism vs. treason

House Republicans May Use Debt Ceiling As Leverage In Fight Against Obamacare

Bolivia promulgates new banking law to curb usury

Selling some gaming books.

Beau Biden Gives a Shout-Out -- "On our way home!"

GOP Poll Finds Strong Opposition to Government Shutdown

Colin Powell Blasts North Carolina Voting Law

Argentine judge to be extradicted in crimes against humanity

Mayor Bob Filner expected to resign in sex harassment lawsuit deal

An Open Letter to My Former NSA Colleagues

Department of Justice to sue Texas over Voter ID law

Department of Justice to sue Texas over Voter ID law

Chelsea Manning or Bradley Manning?

Someone beat the Vikings into the North Atlantic by 500 years

Texas News Gov't to sue Texas over voter ID law

Pic Of The Moment: You Won't Believe How Clueless Louisiana Republicans Are

Obama Proposes Rating Colleges

Go ahead. Make my day!

Detroit politician sees the light on guns

Video Shows Police Beating Shoplifter

Another Florida crazy beats Dunkin Donuts employee with a gun

Almost orbital, solar-powered drone offered as “atmospheric satellite”

Thom Hartmann: Manning going to prison while torturers go free

Temper Tantrum: (IN) Tea Party members demand town hall meeting over health care

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner to Resign

Anyone play Dragon's Dogma?

GLAAD's transgender media guide

There's a Measles Outbreak at Vaccine-Denying Pastor Kenneth Copeland's Fort Worth Church

Colo. lawmaker gets rebuke over race comments

An Inexpensive Fuel-Cell Generator

"Operation Rescue" throws a tantrum...

A Group Of Scientists Are Working To Clone John Lennon Using DNA From Tooth

The new-old 'dirty word' of the Tea Party/John Birch Society: "Far Left"

Chris Matthews just reported that Filner resigned.

There are 10 kinds of people in the world

Chart: 2/3rds of Global Solar PV Has Been Installed in the Last 2.5 Years

Millions available to build thousands of affordable housing units across the state

Russian Navy Hovercraft Lands On Busy Beach

"People need ID to cash a check or to board a plane"

Gun fired in Memphis school cafeteria; no one hurt

Worcester woman fights for the right to bare breasts

Breaking: Nasdaq halts option trading due to computer malfunction, Arca cancels some orders on error

Justice Department Sues Texas Over Voter ID Law (What about NC?)

Meet the Journalist Spreading Michael Hastings Conspiracy Theories

Russia defends anti-gay law in letter to IOC

Eugene Scalia will argue SeaWorld’s case against OSHA

Hannah Anderson speaks about her ordeal

High Street Hijinks!

I trust The Cloud

Council Set To Overturn Mayor's NYPD Oversight Bill Vetoes

The Chinese Are Channeling Their Inner C. Montgomery Burns And Using Full Face Visors To Block Sun

Standing room only as President Obama takes the stage at University of Buffalo

Antarctic Talks Fail to Create Marine Reserves

Can you pin your position concerning Flaming OP's and DU Whining in the host forum?

Welcome to the Age of Denial

"The honor is all yours"

Walmart Supplier Warehouse Workers Fired For Taking 5-Minute Break, They Say

Do cities gain from subsidizing sports teams?

Median Household Income Dropped 4 Percent Since The End Of The Great Recession: Report

Wonder if it would work on Congress . . .

POINT: "Who Wants A Belly Rub?" COUNTERPOINT: "I Want A Belly Rub" (from The Onion)

CVS Cuts Off Questionable Doctors From Powerful Pain-Killers

Daily News Backs Quinn In Race For City Hall

Texas Brine sinkhole nearly swallows camera crew.

Grand Jury Indicts Aaron Hernandez of murder 1

Anthony Weiner Supports Single-Payer Health Insurance.

La. businessman sentenced in kickback plot

Denver Post editorial on stupid racist repuke state senator Vicki Marble

“Frackers” Near Rep. Polis’ Farm Hit With $26,000 Fine

Most annoying songs!

Fort Hood shooter chooses not to make closing argument

Woman Accuses Court Of Forcing Her Into Relationship With Her Rapist

Shaping a Speech, 50 Years After ‘I Have a Dream’

Looks like Rasputin was right!

'An atheist’s guide to the good life' by PZ Myers

DHS Employee Promotes Race War in Spare Time, Advocates Mass Murder of Whites

Ron Paul Forgets That He’s Not Racist And Plans To Attend Anti-Semitic Conference

The current problem with the "locked thread" message is system wide.

All Forum & Group OPs are locked & can't be responded to.

U.S. Army says does not provide sex-reassignment surgery

can't post replies in any thread -- says they're 'locked'

This thread comes up as locked when I try to post in it...

Researchers find mother beetles eat young that beg too much

Every thread I try to post a reply to says the thread is locked

Either I'm holding my mouth wrong or GD hates me.

AT&T Sued Over Refusal to Carry Al Jazeera Cable Network

A fat cat that actually created some jobs

Can't reply to anything

We've shown why we can't have nice things, so Skinner is banning us all

Do we have a problem?

Nevermind - Fixed. (nt)

How Not to React to the News That Bradley Manning Is Transgender

Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout argues conviction appeal

another BS Report: Median Household Income Dropped 4 Percent Since The End Of The Great Recession

I have broken the Internet and DU.

NASDAQ and DU are having technical problems.

na na na na na na na na

U.K. Police Open Criminal Probe Based on Journalist's Seized Snowden Materials

An Invitation to Governor McCrory

Mother Nature Is Getting Pissed Off... Watch A Sink Hole Devour A Grove Of Trees.

Obama Dings U.S. News & World Report’s College Rankings

Got a real winner here...

Rubio Comes Out Against Obama’s College Plan

Lavabit founder: 'My own tax dollars are being used to spy on me'

Seen while driving the other day

“Their lives are more important than any movie” (Cuban defectors)

El Salvador colonel faces jail time in US

El Salvador colonel faces jail time in US

As Humans Change Landscape, Brains of Some Animals Change, Too

Merchants of Meth: How Big Pharma Keeps the Cooks in Business

Merchants of Meth: How Big Pharma Keeps the Cooks in Business

Obama Comes Out Against Dog Breed-Specific Legislation, Joins The Fight For Pit Bulls

President Obama’s Plan Aims to Lower Cost of College

Hate Preach

Lemme see if I got this National Debt business right--

Piece of shit war profiteer gets 10.... month prison sentence. fuck that

State senator Dan Wolf (D-Mass.) to resign seat, suspend gubernatorial campaign

. . . neither is the republican Congress

I'll set this up by saying the group is ACTUALLY CALLED the "Central Ohio Coonhunters Association."

Teddy Pendergrass - "Love T.K.O."

The bottom line is how do we get more Democrats in Congress than Republicans?

Huffpo to end anonymous posting

It makes sense now.

NYC bill would put NYPD gun offender database online

Syria gas 'kills hundreds,'((Warning, Graphic)))

St Lucia PM: US Suspends Assistance to Police

Rape Culture At Work: Five Examples Of How Employers Turn Women Into Sex Objects

One thing about San Jose, we've got the best delivery trucks anywhere!

I am miserable and don't want to continue this behavior.

(NJ) Gun bill proposed by Rep. Bill Pascrell would raise taxes on weapons, ammunition

Obama’s ‘outside experts’ for NSA review are former intel and White House staffers

When Right-Wing Republicans say stupid things... And they do tend to say a lot of stupid things...

Nasdaq trading halted by a technical issue

Well this should be fun tonight. Going to see "Zepparella", an all female Led Zeppelin tribute band.

Can You Feel It? People are Getting More Tense as Anti-Human New Political Order Takes Shape

Holy Crap! In response to the lead Story about the stupidity of Louisiana Republican voters...

Syria 'chemical' attack: France says force may be needed

True Grit... or fail.

A thousand years from now, I fear that the planet will be a vast, almost unlivable wasteland

Are you guys ok with us putting NETFLIX in the title of post and threads?

US Open Draw sets up possible '12 rematch

My Year of Living Biblically

Ho-hum, just another sunrise

Missing Black Girls Alert!: 2-Teens Missing After “Meeting Man At Mall They Met On Internet”

U.S. soldier apologizes for killing Afghan civilians

Russia vows not to discriminate during Sochi Olympics

Wisconsin's Institute of Science and Technology Fears Vatican Conspiracy by Leah Nelson (Southern

Don’t Blame Obamacare For Job & Insurance Losses, It’s Corporate Greed

20 Insane Facts About Famous People They Want to Keep

Eli Lilly 'deeply concerned' over allegations of bribing doctors in China

One of the hardest things I've ever had to do. Weeding out the kid's schoolwork.


VIDEO: Spectacular Armed Robbery Fail in Brazil

One more 'godman' charged with rape

DeMint touts emergency rooms over insurance

Zimbabwe's Mugabe, 89, is sworn in and attacks 'vile' West

Poll for those with democratic reps

Was The Guardian Forced To Smash A Hard Drive By British Intelligence?

Lyndon Johnson orders Haggar pants

Huge sinkhole swallows tree in US state of Louisiana

Found a great new album.

Handy guide to your ACA (Obamacare) subsidies

The Real, Terrifying Reason Why British Authorities Detained David Miranda

Army: We won't provide transgender Manning with hormone treatment or sex reassignment surgery

Gay reporter DESTROYS Russia Today RT TV, kicked out by Kremlin. RT is over.

Gun Control Group: "Skip Starbucks Saturday"

NASDAQ resumes trading after 3 hour shutdown

OK. Maybe I haven't been paying sufficient attention, but WHY does Russia support Syria and Assad?

Has Tru Blood Jumped the Shark?

Cynicism is Corporate America’s Greatest Weapon: Disarm It

Pvt Manning's revelation as a transgender military person should start a conversation...

Sarah Palin: ‘Duck Dynasty’ is what Americans ‘desire and deserve’ in politics

Protesters Brutalized By Chicago Police At ALEC 40th Anniversary - Lisa Graves Discusses

Dunkin Donuts employee pistol-whipped by disgruntled customer

LOST CHILDREN: There is an app for that!

the GOP say cuts to foodstamps are needed to lower the Deficit but fight to keep Big Oil's subsidies

Cuomo in Billion-Pound Manure Fight as New York Promotes Yogurt

Cabbie Who Booted Lesbians Loses License

As Obama Visits Upstate New York, the Fracking Debate Takes Center Stage

Aaron Hernandez indicted for first-degree murder in death of Odin Lloyd

Texas Gov. Perry backs Missouri income tax cut

Texas Gov. Perry backs Missouri income tax cut

Did anyone hear the POTUS speech this morning? This is the biggest change in higher ed

Do rights exist?

I enjoy Al Jazeera. It reminds me of the media here in the States in the 1970's.

Measles Outbreak at Vaccine-Denying Pastor Kenneth Copeland's Fort Worth Church

David Miranda v UK Home Secretary: today’s hearing. Of course the Govt gets what it wants.

Antipsychotics linked to diabetes in kids

I Just Can't Get a Date

NHK: Thyroid cancer found in 18 Fukushima children

Into thin air: The story of Plutonium Mountain

"College education" is a good issue for the Democratic Party.

Rasmussen Reports Announces a Change in Management

What was Dewhurst thinking?

NYC City Council Overrides Bloomberg Veto (34-15) of Anti Stop&Frisk Measure. El Bloombito Fails!

Louie Gohmert: GOP Lawmakers Meet Weekly To Plot Obamacare's Downfall

where can I get a relatively inexpensive case to fit an Asus KGPE-D16 AMD Opteron Server Bd?

Colin Powell slams NC's new voting law in speech at Raleigh CEO forum...

Jury handed Fort Hood shooting rampage case

Colin Powell slams NC's new voting law in speech at Raleigh CEO forum...

J.C. Penney adopts a “poison pill”

Murder in black and white

Judge will decide Friday whether to uphold contempt charge against Dallas County DA Craig Watkins

Wells Fargo to lay off 2,300 workers, including 48 in Raleigh and 284 in Charlotte

Outrageous Edited Video Puts Words In Obama's Mouth!

Can we discuss the many tours we asked of our troops serving overseas?

The Wipers - "Pushing the Extreme"

The Rude Pundit: Thinning the Herd: Joe Arpaio's Cops and Militia Dolts Almost Kill Each Other

How many lives did Antoinette Tuff potentially save?

Fuck MAD Magazine!

Kentucky theater bans ‘The Butler’ because Jane Fonda is ‘the enemy’

Buy your own piece of Medicare fraud--Scooter Store office furniture up for sale

The Resident Fails Again (On Usury)

Thom Hartmann: Journalism is Like Porn...You Know It When You See It...

‘Big Brother’ Texan not only bigoted, but a gutless bore

LBJ surprises Sargent Shriver re: naming him head of War on Poverty

Bwaaahahahaha! Just on MSNBC: NRA gun lobby maintains

Santorum calls my house?

Tom Coburn: Obama both "a personal friend of mine" and "perilously close to impeachment"

Police dog dies after Harris deputy leaves him in hot car

Bolton 2016?

The FISA Court Knew the NSA Lied Repeatedly About Its Spying, Approved Its Searches Anyway

NAFTA case Federal Judge's name

Electoral reform

Fukushima leak is 'much worse than we were led to believe'

Dumb Criminals: Swedish Crooks Steal $1300 Of Ben & Jerry's, Surprised To Find It Melted

Tech Expert's Helicopter Drone Hired To Keep Geese Out Of Canadian Park

Colin Powell rips ReTHUGs for making it more difficult to vote

Fired Walmart Workers Arrested at Rally Announcing Labor Day Deadline

A culture of cruelty

Larry Summers and the Secret "End-Game" Memo - By Greg Palast

Obama visits 'Women's Rights' park during bus tour

Norwegian chairman of the Nobel Committee writes to UK about detention of Greenwald's husband

"auto removed" enhancement request

How Doctors die

Any anthropologists here? How can we build community between two tribes (R,D) w separate realities?

Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals Enforces NLRB Orders Against RELCO Locomotives, Inc.

Republicans: "The Time Has Come To Act" On Climate Change (toon)

CIA closes office that declassifies historical materials

National Labor Relations Board Creates Division of Legal Counsel at Headquarters

Republicans Have Lost Their Grip on Reality and Are Disregarding the Constitution

Updated: Vids @ UofB & Syracuse HS.. "Enthusiasm Gap": Pres Obama at the Univ of Buffalo~

What is Love? (tears)

What's in Those Bulges, Boys? Maybe NSFW

I have to thank Snowden and Green for something

British judge allows search of devices seized from David Miranda

Name a center who's better than Bill Walton

So I have a surplus of spinach. Does anyone have any amazing recipes?

James Kirchick: Why I ambushed Russia’s news network with rainbow suspenders

New York City Council overrides veto on NYPD oversight

Al Jazerra America

Is Government's Renewed Push On Mortgage Fraud Too Late?

Quite seriously, assuming she meets the standard criteria,


Drudge Report : "Obama Hangs Out With Cuomo Family ..."

How do I handle this:

GOP Secure From Reality

GOP Congressman Owned By Businessman At Town Hall Meeting Over Obamacare

Happy Birthday John Lee Hooker

Authorities at GITMO have blocked delivery of "The Gulag Archipelago" by Alexander Solzhenitsyn

How do I handle this ?

Million American March Against Fear

NSA: Wanted-Journalists-For Committing Acts Of Journalism---WE Decide What YOU Need To Know.

The new chapter in Chelsea Manning's story is opening a whole new vista in bigotry here I'm 71 years, 11 months, 29days, and approximately 23 hours old. Ask me anything.

I have seen so much transphobia on DU today

Wiki has updated Bradley Manning's page to Chelsea Manning!

If it is proven Assad used chemical weapons

Ted Cruz Gets Appropriate Reply From Canada


Detroit Needs a couple signatures

Daily Beast Publishes Piece Suggesting Prison Is Pretty Great For Transgender People

Papantonio: Texas Fracked To Hell and Back

Pentagon Weighs Firing Thousands Under 2014 Spending Cuts

Islamists Call New Rallies in Fraught Climate of Mubarak Release

Koch Industries no longer interested in Tribune papers

Elizabeth Warren May Control Larry Summers's Fate

Unauthorized access: "SNOWDEN IS A HERO"

Vegas police stop 'Sovereign Citizen' plot

Unions To White House On Obamacare, Taft-Hartley Plans: 'You Made The Problem, You Fix It'

America's 50 Worst Charities

Leading U.S. Indicators Index Signals U.S. Growth to Pick Up Into 2014

JPMorgan Chase Not Akin to Nazis, Report Finds

Georgia baby-killing case: co-defendant testifies that older teen shot mother and her baby

Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst

Defunding of Health Law Backed by 80 House Republicans

CATO Institute Report Says Poor Americans Have It Too Good

the republicans always go after people like the school bookkeeper Antoinette Tuff ....

Irked “Russia Today” TV network has cab drop gay reporter on highway in middle of nowhere

Add Pavel Datsyuk to the list of right-wing nutjob athletes

Court Strikes Down Arizona Law Defunding Planned Parenthood

Fallen Official Is Defiant as Trial Begins in China

Principal requires elem schoolers to kneel before him. Yep, Liberty U. grad. Yes, this is real.

OK this is fall down funny if

Red-headed Woodpecker

Tom Coburn: Obama 'Getting Perilously Close' To Standard For Impeachment

‘Prison Break’ Star Comes Out As Gay In Letter Rejecting Invitation To Russian Film Festival

My 5,000 Post—Catnip Memories (Dial-up Warning)

Narendra Dabholkar's murder: Such a death is a blessing, says right wing Hindu group Read more at:

America: Home of the Brave, Land of the… Jailed?

Republican Congressman Slams Fox News and Tea Party For Lying

My 5,000 post

Exclusive: Snowden leaks reveal UK’s secret Middle-East web surveillance base - UPDATED


STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Friday, 23 August 2013

An excellent article in the AUG 26 issue of the New Yorker:

my cousins husband is an NRA instructor.

EAA Founder Paul Poberezny dead at 91

Trailer - the Hobbit, the Desolation of Smaug - recreated entirely in Legos

Claremont Workers: Six Years Without A Raise Or A Contract

Baby Circumcisions In US hospitals On Three-Decade Decline

This will set those conservative NWO believers abuzz: Why the UN Should Actually Take Over the World

Planned Parenthood sues Indiana over abortion clinic requirements

Israel Forced To Apologise To Japan Over Offensive Hiroshima Comments

Sudan deadly floods affect 300,000 people - WHO

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