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Archives: April 16, 2013

Can one drill a hole in a ceramic pot?

Former Congressman Charlie Wilson Dies At Age 70

Congratulations to Steve Sack for winning the Pulitzer Prize in Editorial Cartooning

Did John Kerry have plastic surgery?

uncomfortable question--does anyone in Boston have a geiger counter?

Terrorism is

I heard on CNN that local Boston residents went up to stranded & cold runners after

17 critical per CNN

Oregon 9-year-old killed by security guard practicing holstering weapon

People told to be on the lookout for dark skinned or black man with a black backpack.

How the CIA Helped Disney Conquer Florida

Got to claw my way through 3 more final exams. Thanks for the support everyone.

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Tuesday, 16 April 2013

Lounge lizard experiment: Advanced Edition

Need something quick for dinner..

Reactions from Midlanders at the Boston Marathon (with photo of the line of rescue vehicles)

How the CIA Sabotaged Its Own Plot to Unseat Fidel Castro (radio interview w/author Joan Mellen)

GOLD CONTINUES TO PLUNGE.

The April thing

I know it's cheating, but I don't have a camera.

Meanwhile, the US shelters Cuban airline & hotel bombers like Orlando Bosch and Luis Posada.

Two New Jersey men with al Qaeda links sentenced to prison

I always turn on Fox when tragedies happen

Supernova left its mark in ancient bacteria

How much might this cause us to be asked to give up?

Miscellaneous

Anyone here heard of or use US tech support? It's pretty pricey and just wondering if

About the foreclosure payments

Bloomberg News Brown Noses SEC and feigns reporting utilizing white collar lawyer as writer

CNN: North Korea says it won't warn South Korea before an attack

NBC: No Suspects In Boston Bombings, But ‘Young Person’ ‘Here On A Student Visa’ Being Questioned

FAUX NEWS: The president has to be hold accountable

Gun Background Check Deal In Jeopardy In Senate

GM, Ford agree to jointly develop fuel-saving transmissions - April 15, 2013

John King's word for the day: BOLO

Crowd reacts to second explosion...

Patton Oswalt's comments regarding the Boston bombing.

Special hugs for the first responders

Breaking reports are now saying they've uncovered 5 undetonated devices

Analysts from left and right call Kansas tax plan the worst in U.S.

IRS: Boston-Area Taxpayers Will Get Time on Taxes.

A person of interest has been identified per CBS Evening News

On days like these, I hope nobody begrudges police and firefighters their pay, pensions.

Haters gonna hate - speculators gonna speculate...

*MSNBC Press briefing now

Jennifer Rubin: Boston explosion a “local crime story”

How Ronald Reagan Made Genocide Possible in Guatemala

Republicans embrace Obama’s offer to trim Social Security benefits

Relief from the day, if you haven't seen it, enjoy

Presenting the Lounge Ski Team.

Black Monday in Iraq: 46 killed, almost 300 injured in series of attacks

Pamela Geller blames a “Jihadi”

Anti-medical pot NY politician caught drving under influence of pot.

FBI agents at HQ of Browns owner's family business

All the Fallen Off Shoes

Brain Development Is Guided by Junk DNA That Isn't Really Junk

I won an ebay auction, and paypal will not allow me to pay them...

Larry Kudlow: Falling Gold Is a GOOD Thing

9-year-old girl killed by security guard practicing holstering weapon

Alex Jones: Boston explosion a government conspiracy

Boston Police Chief: There is NO suspect at Brigham Woman's Hospital

Boston Police Commissioner Reiterates: "There Is No Suspect At Brigham and Women's Hospital"

President Maduro holds Capriles responsible for burning of 2 PSUV HQs with people inside

Confirmed: 3 dead, at least 130 injured, 10 amputation victims.

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Back in the Saddle Again & a new Maru gif

Did anyone else have a hard time connecting to the internet after the attack?

Batshit Crazy Michelle Bachmann will be part of the Congressional delegation attending Thatcher's

Listening to an overview about the victims, it seems there were more spectators than . . . . .

Costa Mesa man killed in house explosion; 3 pipe bombs found during search

Today is Tax Day, Patriots Day (in Massachusetts) and Boston is most famous for what?

My name is General Zod....

What should be made of the ideological peers of the attacker(s)?

U.K. front pages of the Boston bombing

There are "man on the roof" conspiracy theories starting already.

My wife and I walked through Times Square in NYC yesterday on the way to Penn Station.

HUMAN KINDNESS & GOODNESS | BOSTON (collecting stories here)

Climate Convergence on Raleigh - April 20th & 21st (350.org)

Was cocaine abuse by bankers behind the financial meltdown?

caverns of sonora

Boston tragedy delays immigration bill

Any coffee and tea drinkers here?

The Dream Is Now - Full Documentary

Its My Country Too

The Government Project that is $6 Billion Over Budget and 10 Years Late

If This Doesn't Scream "Teabagger Group," I Don't Know What Does

Steve Kornacki's "lean forward" ad..WTF?

Do you believe media or the government adds secret mind-controlling technology to television

Al Sharpton radio producer tweeted: "it is tax day & my first thought was all these anti-gov groups"

Hedge Fund Billionaires John Paulson And David Einhorn Lost $640M In Gold Market Collapse

Anyone hear what Glenn Beck had to say about crashing gold market?

Combating Tech’s Conflict Minerals With Disclosure

My cousin is starting to come out to his family

I got the devil in me

If you think the sin, you committed the sin...

Can it happen anywhere?

Daft Punk say electronic dance music is in crisis

Christine Todd Whitman: ‘Dash to gas’ has downside for energy policy

Boston bombing DIFFERENT from 9/11: Wesley Clark

If this doesn't scream Sarah Palin, I don't know what does.

Note to MSNBC: When you show a press conference, turn off the second, split screen audio feed.

moment of silence thread for the victims

Alex Jones (idiot) conspiracy floated at presser

Be not Afraid

Herman Cain returns to spotlight with American Black Conservatives group

Need some help here with a possible scam...

Rehtaeh Parsons case to get independent review

Chad's leader: Troops to leave Mali guerrilla war

FDA Let Drugs Approved on Fraudulent Research Stay on the Market

Lawmakers suggest terrorism involved in Boston

I hadn't realized it was quite so many (nypd)

Loved ones seek word on Boston runners after blast

American Muslims condemn Boston Marathon bombings

The Boston Marathon Is Held on Patriots' Day, Which Has Become an Unofficial Anti-Government Day

Milwaukee's Overpass Light Brigade sends love and support

Only Miss. abortion clinic gets license reprieve

Some my know this...

"13 Examples Of People Being Awesome After The Attack On The Boston Marathon"

GOP mega-donor Bob Perry, who helped finance 'Swift Boat' ads, dead at 80

Is there any edamame not made in China/Asia?

It is on days like this that I most appreciate DU....

How women see themselves and how others see them. (Smartketing from Dove, Inc.)

After Chávez, Is Venezuela Still the U.S. Top Target for Regime Change?

As I understand the rules

Thatcher gave us tax havens, arrogant banking, greed, complacence about unemployment and an end to

UM Coach: Bomb Sniffing Dogs, Spotters on Roofs Before Explosions

A positive message from comedian and fellow atheist Patton Oswalt on this tragic day.

I was reading the "Stupid Teabagger Signs" thread in GD.

Boston runners were warned: Squamish man

Vegenaise. What happened?

No one has put forth the theory that the bomber was someone who has something against

"Newtown families face unexpected pushback"

Blood on the Tracks

Promoted to CEO, McDonald's Thompson saw pay more than triple

2 posts suggesting 'tips:'

What do you think now

Paul Ryan narrowly misses bomb on 3rd lap of Marathon

Ants can sense earthquakes a day in advance

Newtown families (and runners) were at Boston Marathon

The evangelical atheist.

WSJ Backs Off Report Of Additional Explosive Devices In Boston

2 more videos of the explosions today

Mr. Bernstein said it best

Boston Marathon Bombing - For anyone wondering what happened to

Editorial cartoon: Marathon massacre

Obnoxious Troll Asks Massachusetts Governor If Marathon Attack Was A 'False Flag'

It’s Ours, And You Can’t Take It Away: One Runner’s Thoughts on the Boston Marathon Attacks

Videos of massive violent protests in Venezuela:

No act of terrorism is strong enough to shatter a tradition that belongs to American history

NBA cancels Celtics game after Boston Marathon tragedy

Any body heard anything about this development in the bombing?

On msnbc, at the very end of the last police press report,

"The good outnumber you, and we always will."

Carlos Arredondo

Obama: Boston culprits to feel 'weight of justice'

Large police presence in Revere connected to Boston bombing

Was the 'Daily Show' on tonight?

The Strategy of Tension

"Imperial Battleship, Halt the Flow of Time!" Only one man could pull off that line

Two people died, and 111 were injured (image with blood on ground, but no victims. Not very graphic)

Couple to get married immediately after Boston Marathon

I'm sitting here in Oregon, watching the news.

What Happens To The Culture Once It’s Over?

Facebook and the bombings in Boston

Senators to release immigration plan, including a path to citizenship

Police Chief Recovering After Eating Cake Laced With Pot

Why did Faux "news" HAVE to show that guy in the wheelchair with his feet blown off?

The biscuits in the Army...

CNN: Re Boston - Police have been checking out one apartment in Revere since 5:30pm ET - UPDATED

Mass General Trauma Surgeon: Shrapnel in wounds from street debris

Dead California Teen's Family Sue Suspects in Sexual Assault Case

Theory on timing of the bombs:

Terrorism.

Colombian inmates granted excessive privileges in military prison .

For all the good people, in Boston and everywhere

Patriot Act 2013........

Dancing against darkness

Armed Capriles gang just attacked a Venezuelan Cuban healthcare center. One reportedly dead

Pres Obama: "Boston is a tough, resilient town and so are its people."

Off-Duty Officer Killed Boyfriend, Their Year-Old Son and Then Herself, Police Say

Alaska-based soldier gets 16 years in spy case

Our prison system manufactures violent white supremacists.

Obama Boston Bombings Statement 4-15-2013

South Koreans torch portraits of the Kims

South City Gun Buyback Pulls 250 Weapons Out Of Circulation (organized by Congressperson Speier)

Love Song for Boston

"Is anyone else sick of this sh-?"

911 Fails: Man Calls Twice Because Mom Won't Stop Nagging Him

South City Gun Buyback Pulls 250 Weapons Out Of Circulation (organized by Congressperson Speier)

Well, I talked to my cardiologist today...

GOP weakens KS public universities. Faculty job losses, Tuition increases to trigger student decline

With all the discussion

Shultz, Baker Named U.S. Delegates to Thatcher Funeral (newt gingrich...too).

Wonder about a correlation between Boston and the explosions in 12 different areas of Iraq today

Drug Makers Use Safety Rule to Block Generics

Assad forces break through opposition blockade in north Syria

Sorry to say a joke about Boston is trending on DU from a longtime member

4 Questions You Should Never Ask at Farmers Market

Question: What to do with the perp(s)?

To Win Support for Keystone, Alberta Premier Pleads Poverty in D.C. Visit

Rep. Lloyd Doggett Introduces Three Excellent Bills to End Corporate Tax Evasion

The FBI was responsible (its all about groping) in 3 ... 2 ... 1 ...

Brownback hollows out universities in KS. Faculty, students expected to go elsewhere. Tuitions rise.

Westboro Baptist Church threatens to picket funerals of those slain at the Boston Marathon

I left Westboro — and now I’m fighting for gay equality

Still Lazy after all these years

Congress Quietly Repeals Congressional Insider Trading Ban

What keeps you going through your darkest moments?

Hey any thoughts on Lisa Madigan for Governor?

WA State Repubs auctioned off AR-15 at fundraising dinner

Family guy episode on the boston marathon from March (I believe)

Tonight I feel a certain weariness....

A couple of notes to the gutless shitsucking cretins that bombed the Boston Marathon:

Albuquerque Democrat says she’s preparing to run for governor

Annoying Things People Do At Concerts

NRA Responds to Boston Bombing

So I'm watching this new Sci Fi channel series called Defiance.

I knew - KNEW - the guilt trolls would show up before long.

CNN... Did anyone notice the CNN scroll tonight around 6:30.?

Police searching apartment in Boston suburb

U.S. chopper crashes near North Korea border: Reports

So what did the ATF director say about the horrific Boston bombings?

Medical professionals: Best advice for bystanders caring for the severely wounded?

Bruce Schneier: we have the power to render terrorism ineffective -- "Refuse to be terrorized."

I had a bird

Michelle Rhee in Florida pushing the Parent Trigger law. She really is pushy.

I can see tomorrow's headlines...

Police seek persons of interest in shooting at Myst Ultra Lounge in Southfield

DU Historians: Westboro Church picketers - Unique in American history?

Venezuela: Analysing election result, while responding to post-election violence

Maduro Proclaimed Venezuelan President Elect Amid Opposition Claims of “Illegitimacy”

World leaders react to Boston explosions

The Nation Why Obama’s Chained-CPI “Protections” Aren’t Good Enough

U.S. Practiced Torture After 9/11, Nonpartisan Review Concludes

Five poems from Samantha Milowsky

Netflix plans to dump Silverlight for HTML5 streaming

Immediately after 9-11, Bush had an approval of 90 percent and Democrats united behind him

Winner Takes All: The Super-Priority Status of Derivatives

Earthquakes this morning

US farmers may stop planting GMs after poor global yields

National Assembly to initiate an investigation of Capriles for the violence unleashed in the country

April 16: Day of the Mushroom

Tulip tree's genome is 'molecular fossil'

Chaos reigns

Hagel Eliminates Distinguished Warfare Medal

Debunking the "guy walking on the roof" thing before it's bunked:

France plans currency swap line with China: paper

Mississippi's sole abortion clinic wins federal court stay

Van Gogh's Ear

The Dark Side of Des Moines

Venezuela: WikiLeaks shows US use 'NGOs' to cover intervention

There are still Óglaigh na hÉireann holdouts in Boston

Oh FFS! Boston Bombing "Truthers" Coming Out of the Woodwork Already!

I just read this about the bombing...

Human rights court blocks extradition of UK-based terror suspect to US

"I Have A Place to Offer"

Report: Young Marathon bomb victim ID'd as Martin Richard

Poverty Expert Peter Edelman Explains How Low Wages and Racial Politics Line the Pockets of the Rich

Boston Bombing Is a Tragedy, But Let's Not Rush to Blame Muslims or People of Arab Descent

Half of Egypt Can't Afford Beans, and the Only Help the US Sends Is 140,000 Tear Gas Canisters?

The Propaganda System That Has Helped Create a Permanent Overclass Is Over a Century in the Making

Boston Bomb Attack No Excuse for Media Speculation

Wal-Mart, Sears Refuse Compensation for Factory Victims

FULL MOVIE: The Sinking of Japan

MOVIE NIGHT IN the Lounge! Grab your popcorn, for "The Sinking of Japan" English Subs

Gun control bill in peril (more like dead)

Boston - A note from Sam Baker.

No Confederate Flag License Plates in Texas

Chinese Dog Treat Cases Kicked to Pennsylvania

My wife says I never listen

I have an interesting problem I've never seen before.

Ohio’s $500 Billion Oil Dream Fades as Utica Turns Gassy

Projected on the side of the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM)

Wearable technology: The bra designed to shock attackers

Corporate Control of Human Genes Before Supreme Court

Earthquake in Iran, Pakistan and India - 7.8 richter scale

Iran struck by magnitude 7.8 earthquake

3D-printed canal home takes shape in Amsterdam

A menu suggestion for the next Teabagger banquet

CNN: The Saudi "Person of Interest" is a Female Doctor

OMFG Joe Scum is equating this with 9/11

.....

NOAA - 1,098 Sea Lion Pups (Most Malnourished) Stranded in SoCal Jan-Mar; Historic Avg. 131

PRC State Media: Keep Eating Chicken! Help Revive The Poultry Industry! Restrain Your Anxiety!

Can the Boston Bombings Increase our Sympathy for Iraq and Syria, for All Such Victims? by Juan Cole

I'll see you on The Dark Side of Des Moines...

Yay Social Media! Graffitti Vandals In Joshua Tree NP Spraypaint, Then Post Their "Work" Online

Raise your hand if you're glad our foreign policy right now...

Van Gogh's Ear... FREE To Good Homes!

I believe in free speech and all, BUT ... there really should be, somehow, a

Beetroot 'can lower blood pressure'

If you're sick of the news about the bombing, kitties are on Animal Planet!

Patriots’ Day defiled

Sorry...if it was a Saudi or Muslim, it would be a headline already.

U.S. Practiced Torture After 9/11, Nonpartisan Review Concludes

Within 20 minutes former FBI profiler & MSNBC expert blamed a crazy person for Boston bombing

FBI investigating Pilot Flying J, company owned by governor's family--tennessee

Prison chief rejects visit by Shilling, Schultz

On a lighter side--here's the daily Michele Bachmann is the biggest Moran on the planet thread.

Boston: possible suspect carrying two back-packs near bomb-sites caught on video

Some of these USA-flogging threads have me thinking: I've been to a lot of countries

The Boston Marathon Bombing: Keep Calm and Carry On

‘Please don’t be a Muslim’: Boston marathon blasts draw condemnation and dread in Muslim world

Juan Cole on events in Boston and its relevance to civilian casualties in Iraq and Syria

A Boston Marathon Runner Captured The Most Chilling Video Of A Bomb Exploding

joe scarborough pushing the cheney 1% doctrine....good gawd almighty

Blast injuries like those in Boston difficult to treat

Human rights court blocks extradition of UK-based terror suspect to US

Series of earthquakes shakes Oklahoma

The Gold Collapse Is Personally Costing Ron Paul A Fortune

Chavez heir begins 6-year term with weak mandate

So... what's the next step in the Michelle Rhee cheating scandal? Grand Jury?

Many of the runners and spectators at the Boston Marathon were from other countries.

Show of Solidarity: Europe Outraged by Boston Bombings

The Propaganda System That Has Helped Create a Permanent Overclass Is Over a Century in the Making

What scares me most about the bombing in Boston.

Republican Says 'Nigger-Rigging,' Says He Has Black Friend

Americans are an interesting lot

CIA Director Can't Believe Michele Bachmann Asked That Question

Fees could eat into tax refunds on debit cards

Halifax Hospital whistleblower at forefront of $200M alleged fraud

For those who want news from Boston by people who know what they are speaking about

I live in Boston, and I am fine.

I hope the nation avoids rushes to judgement about Muslims, right-wingers and everyone else

Haved lived in PA my 63 years; never heard of "Patriots' Day."

my horse is higher than your horse

Two Brothers Watching Marathon Together Each Lose Leg

Congresswoman Miller on Border Security: "This is not Rocket Scientry"

Religious leaders mark 50th anniversary of famed King letter from jail

Boston Bombing Press Conference live NOW (LINK)

Old Faithful's Underground Cavern Discovered

What if we had done nothing after 9/11?

7.8 magnitude earthquake hits Iran. Hundreds feared dead.

BBs, Missing Limbs. and 8 year Martin Richard

All the little landmarks...

Boston bombing news update starting...

A missed opportunity to celebrate a young couple

Dow is up 96 points 9:30 a.m.

Carlos Arredondo hailed as hero for Boston Marathon rescue efforts

8-Year-Old Victim Identified, Dad Was Running In Boston Marathon

WBZ TV in Boston reported

"We have tolerated unreasoning hatred for far too long."

Rep. King just dodged a question re: How badly prepared we are for domestic terrorist investigations

Cowboy Hat-Wearing Hero of Boston Bombings Is Famed Peace Activist

Photographs of Syria Sweep Pulitzer Prizes

Richard Jewell

Walmart Announces New Commitments to Dramatically Increase Energy Efficiency and Renewables

Sometimes OPs in GD do not go as planned.

Cheney and Kissinger to attend Thatcher funeral

Tuesday Toon Roundup 1- Boston, Sadly

Tuesday Toon Roundup 2- Politics

Tuesday Toon Roundup 3- The Rest

Carlos Arredondo is the true hero we need today!

USA: End the port workers lockout in Vancouver (E-action)

News from Boston will become clearer and clearer,

BBC was just interviewing a terrorism expert who opined that it looks like domestic terrorism.

Papantonio: Trade Deal Gives Corporations Unbridled Power

Take the bait? NYPD anti-theft tactics criticized

I'm A One Percenter! --->

Nonpartisan Review Concludes-Bushco/Highest Officials Bore Ultimate Responsibility For Torture

Well, that didn't take long

does any one have a good crepe recipe?

A new era in planetary exploration.

F*ck This Sh*t (NSFW, obvious profanity, but it's my new anthem!!!)

Boston bombs: Eight-year-old victim is named.

Chris Mathews speculating during breaking news as accurate as "Criswell Predicts" section of "Plan 9

Shut Guantanamo prison by end of 2014, U.S. group urges

Anthony Weiner Inches Towards Mayoral Bid With Television Interview

I'm confused

Obama Proposal To Sell TVA Blasted By Republicans

oh dear, Mr. Fish smacks CNN..."A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing"

South Not the Fattest Part of U.S. After All

Online nonprofit InsideClimate News wins Pulitzer

so sad for those in boston yesterday

Boston. Fucking horrible.

Horse DNA in 5% of EU tested beef products

'Nails, metal objects'

Anyone besides me tired of the sanctimonious

Anyone around here ever lived in China?

Dan Senor and William Kristol's institute feel Kerry is too open to negotiations with North Korea

Everyone's heart goes out to Boston. Everyone but the NRA and Gun Nuts. They don't care.

Of course, this happens every f*cking day in Dubya's Wasteland

THIS IS MARTIN

Why I am a male feminist.

"... and Martin Luther King was executed by a firing squad that numbered in the millions."

Fort Bliss to launch military's largest renewable energy project (20 MW solar farm)

empathy and universal compassion rather than to anger and racial profiling

Update on the man in the wheelchair with his legs blown off

Vibes and Prayers for my mother please!

Boston: “It’s our hometown”

The Tea Party issues an utterly predictable and reliably disgusting statement on Boston

I'm not bummed so much by the fact that people cannot solve a simple equation

First Solar Shines as the Solar Industry Falters

The Rich Get "Punished" by Getting Richer

Earthquake in Iran...

Whistle-blower thread needs a little love.

If I were running that race...

Republican Legislators Trying to Divert State Store Sale Proceeds Away from Schools

sequester: NOAA employees may be furloughed 4 days during the 2013 hurricane season

Odds: Boston bombs of domestic origin and likely set off by cell phone.

Why the Conspiracy Theorists Will Have a Tough Time With Boston

I know EXACTLY whom to blame

Pic Of The Moment: Boston Is A Tough And Resilient Town

Obama to speak from White House on Boston bombings

A couple of observations.

Westboro Baptist threatens to picket funerals of marathon victims

Congress about to vote on CISPA, "A Privacy-Killing Surveillance Machine"

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood condemns Boston blasts

Orange is cool with it

Let me think about it

Evolution of Music - Pentatonix

Suspicious duffel bag found at East 55th Street RTA Rapid Station in Cleveland, bomb squad at scene

Obama making a statement on Boston bombings LIVE - link

Marathoner, Tina Husted wife of OH Sec of State Jon Husted sells her soul on CNN just now.

'Profound sadness and great resolve after yesterday's attacks'

What's in a word?

Thinking of resurrecting my old film camera

Choose wisely this time

I intend to run the Boston Marathon next year

This is well beyond sick and the bounds of human decency!!

Excellent coverage on Boston Marathon Bombing - Live Radio - WEEI 93.7

Shooting at Temple High School self-inflicted, police say

If John Bolton ran the FBI

The front page of a rightwing paper in Venezuela inciting unrest (graphic intensive)

Foreclosure victims begin receiving pitiful checks yesterday...guess what? insufficient funds

Hero of the Boston bombings: How father who lost his soldier son in Iraq saved lives

Woman's handgun sends her assailant running

Barney Frank on bombing: ‘Be grateful’ for ‘a well-funded, functioning government’

'Indisputable' evidence of Bush/Cheney torture

Burzynski -- Cancer is Serious Business

Housing Starts in U.S. Surge on Demand for Multifamily Units

Musharraf Political Return Halted as Pakistan Rejects Nomination

Now we know why Chip Kelly left for the Eagles

Pentagon Seeks $220 Million for Israel’s Iron Dome System

Abba singer's joke on Boston blast stuns UK

One of the reasons that only 3 people have died in Boston is that there are 3 Level 1 Trauma Centers

Well, that didn't take long....

Do you think Crude Fest has a criminal problem?

Bipartisanthink and 'torture'

Person briefed on probe: Boston explosives made of pressure cookers with metal, ball bearings

Well, they should just pull themselves up by their bootstraps, the lazy bums! Yeah, right.

Mitch McConnell keeping it classy

Ohio’s $500 Billion Oil Dream Fades as Utica Turns Gassy

the media love playing this game

Reasons to hate the rich #49335353: £10,000,000 (USD $15,377,714.85) iPhone case

Man Gives Cake To Managment Containing Resignation Letter

One last indulgent Boston post

Railroad overpass near Refugio hit, declared unsafe; northbound Highway 77 detoured

Right Wing Militias and RW Nut Jobs have drained our security resources

Tea party group: Democrats simply more corrupt

Consumer Prices in U.S. Fell in March on Cheaper Gasoline

ongoing threats from armed right-wing crazies drain resources and endanger us all

"...pressure cookers with metal and ball bearings. ?

Tea party group: Democrats simply more corrupt

Mitch McConnell Admits Bush/Cheney Complacency Allowed 9/11 To Happen!

Just reported on CNN that one bomb was a pressure cooker bomb. This was M.O. for previous case.

Five earthquakes hit central Oklahoma early Tuesday

I would like to see a greater use of bomb sniffing dogs.

At Capitol, Tea Party Slams State Transportation Plans

How those on the right hoping today, just fucking hoping.

State Of NJ FOP Police Union endorses Buono for Governor

Injured Saudi is a witness, not a suspect, in Boston bombing

Expanded background checks for gun buyers make sense

Teabaggers Untie

VENEZUELAN MILITARY BURNING BALLOTS (old photo perhaps)

Turkish pianist convicted of insulting religion through tweets

Lets say Obama embraced privatization? Would the Pugs go for it?

Meet the New LDS Face of Immigration Politics

Boston Herald Names Roommate Of Saudi Man Questioned By Police

Four dead in Venezuela post-vote violence: state news agency

Before he was murdered by a bomb at a marathon, 8-year-old Martin had a message for us all:

The Decline of Dawkins and the Dawn of Deliberative Doubt

Venezuela's post-election toll reaches 7 dead, 61 injured

Thatcher's Funeral

After Boston, Congressman Urges Caution on Immigration Reform

If Mitt Romney was President the USA would have started bombing Iran last night.

FBI, IRS raid Pilot Flying J HQs

Human Genome, Then and Now - A Conversation With Eric D. Green

No More Hurting People.

UPDATED Person Briefed On Boston Probe: Bombs Placed In Pressure Cookers

Please, people ... remember that tragedies should not be politicized.

Secretary of state Kerry's full statement concerning Boston.

New docu, "Citizen Koch", tells story of how Scott Walker's billionaire boys club bought WI

Dilbert Creator’s Ever-worsening P.R. Crisis - Sexist Jerk's Been Trolling The Internet As A sock

What doesn't matter

Chris Stewart (R-UT) says most Democrats recognize climate science is uncertain

We don’t know who did it.

It is the absolute duty of the Artist to refuse to succumb to fear or despair

Trump this

The People Who Watch Marathons

a Pacifica Station needs some help ($) WPFW.FM in Wash DC

Newtown runners, families safe after Boston Marathon bombings

Iran Test-Fires Ballistic Missile in Persian Gulf

8-Year-Old Victim’s Father Issues Statement

This reminds me, I need to get a haircut

TCC SE Campus on lockdown

The Jon Stewart reminder. For those who need faith in humanity restored.

BOSTON by Augustana

Glitch in posting embedded links

People remember small things that take little time or effort. I walked into a gas station today,

Amazing. Orangutan loves doing house work.

Doctor Performs Exorcism On Patient That She Didn't Ask For

2012's Banned Books: Kids Book "Captain Underpants" and "50 Shades Of Grey" Top List

911 fails: Woman Calls Emergency Line Attempting to get Divorce

In Venezuela, Four Dead in Post-Election Violence

Austerity Based on A Screwup: Replicating Reinhart-Rogoff

Kotel compromise notwithstanding, Israel facing uphill battle over religious pluralism

A question about the use of pressure cookers in the Boston bombings

Obama Proposal To Sell TVA Blasted By Republicans

What's up?

What's for Dinner, Tues., April 16, 2013

Second Victim Identified

Krugman: Holy Coding Error, Batman!

Any GOPers calling for the cutting of emergency funding or dismantling of first responder's unions?

Ayn Rand was wrong.

8 things employers may be looking for in a job candidate's social media profiles

Fox Interviews (Harasses) Roommate Of Man Questioned In Boston Bombings

Why America is severely broken

Reflections in the Aftermath of Terror

For all those "interpreters" of the Second Amendment, here's a question for you:

FULL page ad in the current issue of "In These Times" (buying weapons with your money?)

Immigration reform bill - Designed to fail?

Well-Played Internet

New York City Hall Flying Boston Flag At Half Staff

Look for the helpers

Pakistan election rally hit by deadly bomb attack

"When our crazies go off, they target government." Glenn Beck

Were Daily Show and Colbert on last night?

These false equivalency posts (Drones vs. Boston attack) are ridiculous

NY State Senator Calls On Steve King To Apologize For Immigration Remarks

Should the US invade Venezuela because of the Boston bombing?

President's View of the Investigation

I am so pissed off!

Boston bombings: Obama condemns 'act of terrorism' (In 2nd Press Conference)

"They can give me a cavity search right now and I'd be perfectly happy,"

Differences of Zakah in Islam and Other Religions

How to Spot the Antares Launch Wednesday

BBC News - Boy 'lived as a robot' for two months

US won't accept Venezuela election result, says full recount still needed

f w i w .........

Pentagon official says there is no indication of al Qaeda or any foreign connection.

U.S. terrorism type events week of April 15th - 20 - historical perspective

Militia Groups Denounce Boston Marathon Attack

Okay, I'm going on record. Jokes about the Boston bombing and certain political figures: Not funny.

FAA grounds all American Airlines flights due to computer crash

Shots fired at PG&E substation; Silicon Valley urged to conserve electricity

Senate Democrats Said to Delay Vote on U.S. Gun Legislation

Nonpartisan review concludes Bush knowingly ordered torture

The Latest Bradley Manning Trial Updates - Kevin Gosztola Reports

Telegram from Pope Francis to Boston Cardinal O'Malley:

Call the MidWife....

Tagg Romney slams ‘cowardly act’

UPDATED: Reports: Wounded Saudi Man Not A Suspect In Boston Bombings

I support President Obama, I just disagree with some

Alice Ollstein & Geogre Lavender Discuss Their Journalist Collective, Free Speech Radio News

CTU to Launch Citywide Voter Registration and Education Program in Wake of School Closings

How I Hope We React To The Boston Marathon Attacks

OMG! I love him!

Not baseball weather in Denver

3D-printed canal home takes shape in Amsterdam

You should read this article. That is all.

A Short Recent History of Pressure Cooker Bombs

“We’re the No. 1 Threat to Women!” The feminist comedy of Louis C.K.

Thom Hartmann: Boston Marathon Bombing - April 15th Implications?

Any Dawes fans?

IMF puts pressure on George Osborne with criticism of cuts (epic Tory austerity frenzy fail)

Thom Hartmann: Will Solar Power Doom U.S. Utility Companies?

Oklahoma City-based Hobby Lobby hikes minimum wage to $14 an hour for full-time hourly employees

Two men escorted off plane at Boston Logan airport for speaking arabic

Unions' Charter-School Push

Agnus Dei (Lamb of God) by Samuel Barber.

People shaming.

A surprising number of people know Arabic

GOP Attorney General Warns Dems Pose Greater Threat In Texas Than N. Korea

"There is not a single American institution that is not seriously corrupt"

Protests, Disturbances, and Violence Continue in Venezuela, General Strike a “Failure”

Opinion recap: A “pick off” strategy works (SCOTUSblog)

Lauryn Hill Blames Tax Evasion on Threats to Her Family

Cooking the Books: The True Climate Impact of Keystone XL

Rep. Steve King: Boston bombing a reason for caution on immigration reform

Gold Star Transfer

Cynthia McKinney, Boston Marathon Truther

A side of China rarely seen. Stunningly beautiful.

False equivalency from the RW's. Do they think the bomber might be one of them?

Secretary Kerry "showed real class and respect by doing this."

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Increased PTSD & anxiety/Anyone else?

Second victim identified...she was only 29...

US won't accept Venezuela election result, says full recount still needed

Virginia Tech Survivor's Mom Brings A Million Signatures To Senators

Texas attorney general: Democrats ‘far more dangerous’ than nuclear-armed Kim Jong Un

While you park yourself in GD and complain.

Thom Hartmann w/ Robert Greenwald - The War on Whistleblowers

today's lounge word of the day: rapscallion

Remember the show "Alien Nation" on TV?

Limbaugh off in a serious alternate reality..

Worst of Worst. Right Wing media goes on the offensive and leaves trail of bat-shit in their wake.

There is only an inch of DIFFERENCE between Democratic and Republican Parties

Only MS, NMO came back negative!

Do you also have a relative who posts inane shit like this on facebook?

Yeah! Took a lot of elbow grease, but the carpet is ready!

Republicans, when you bitch about paying taxes, remember this....

I was a very, very bad boy on GD.

Boston Marathon bombing were crude devices often called pressure cooker bombs

PA. Senate Moves Forward Landmark Transportation Funding Bill

If Republicans are the "Moral Majority"...

Right-wingers have made up their minds already about the Boston bombing...

Confronting stereotypes, an artist's look at the world map.

Fun Times Ahead for Rubio

QashQai car commercial

Boston Attack Occurred Because Obama Administration Is 'Not Committed to Protecting America'

Huge Majority Say Republicans are Out of Touch

Soul Brother

My wife reminded me: "I got 98% of what I wanted"

Antarctic ice melting at record rate, study shows

R.E.M. - We All Go Back To Where We Belong

Israelis Who Don't Know Occupation Can't Preach to Palestinian Stone-Throwers

Pat Buchanan Calls For ‘A New Era Of Civil Disobedience’ Against LGBT Equality

Newtown families ask for meeting with Mitch McConnell

Plane brought back to gate at Logan Airport

USA Behind Coup Attempt in Venezuela, Says Morales

Alex Jones and False Flaggers have nothing on Arizona Republcan legislators

Gun-free dining in Tennesee

Papantonio: Mainstream Media Desperate To Lay Blame for Boston Bombing

So David Cameron is hosting a private dinner as I type

Authorities Hold News Conference On Boston Blasts (WATCH LIVE)

These Soldiers Did the Boston Marathon Wearing 40-Pound Packs. Then They Saved Lives.

Did DUers hear that lady pointing out that Stormfront recommended

Republicans Cited A Faulty Study To Push For Drastic Spending Cuts

chavistas attack Miranda department government seat

'The Excel Error Heard Round the World'

Source: Investigators recover circuit board believed used to detonate Boston Marathon blasts

chavistas attacking Avance newspaper

"Marathon running is a sport of goodwill..."

If you speak Spanish, National Assembly discussing Capriles' attempted insurrection

Moronic Right-Wing Co-worker, "Are we going to ban pressure cookers now"?

*News conference boston now, msnbc

Vatican Reaffirms Plan To Scrutinize U.S. Nuns

Maduro blames US for violence over Venezuela vote (latest lie)

Bush-era torture use 'indisputable,' Guantanamo must close, task force finds

NFL broadcaster, local icon Pat Summerall dies at age 82

r.i.p. Pat Summerall

Boston Marathon Conspiracy Theories Debunked

Red Lake Chippewa fighting to evict trespassing oil company

Venezuela: Violent protests in Chavez home state

No more coups

The Venezuelan Public Defender: On Violence, Capriles, Destabilization, Commando Shock Unit

Arkansas’s 12-Week Abortion Ban Challenged by ACLU

President Obama to travel to Boston on Thursday for interfaith service for bombing victims - @AP

ACA Pre-Existing conditions waiting period??

The Cuban gov't handed out pressure cookers a while back (under the guise of saving energy).

There Were Two Bombs Detonated - Any Mention As To How Many People Were Injured Or Killed By Each?..

Explosives in Boston could have been traced if not for the NRA?

The Supreme Court on Monday let stand New York's strict gun control law

GOP fast tracks bill to fortify ObamaCare's high-risk pools

Adapt or Die? Private Utilities and the Distributed Energy Juggernaut

Hillary Clinton's Memoir could be 'Biggest Book of The Year', Predict Booksellers

Sequester Hits The Smithsonian: Gallery Closures Planned Due To Federal Budget Cuts

The Onion NAILS the New York Post. . .

Ed -- A Petition For Stronger Gun Laws (Warning: For adults only)

Where's my nest?

Runners ... get their legs blown off

*Christian Bale Batman Voice* More Copycats, Alfred...

New Website Lets You Track Money from the Frackers to Their Politicians

Man Arrested For Abusing Sample Privileges

700 billion a year to keep America safe????

Hi everyone. Hit the about this group button and

PSA: Please, everyone, recycle your dog or cat's excrement...

Hospitals Profit From Surgical Errors, Study Finds

Hospitals Profit From Surgical Errors, Study Finds

I am all for civil liberties, but have no issue with cameras everywhere!

Photo of a young Boston Bruins fan

Federal appeals court grants new trial to man convicted of lighting Cleveland's deadliest house fire

Dave just brought home my birthday surprise!

2 men removed from United flight from Boston to Chicago

What happened in Boston was horrific, and we all mourn the victims...

Tony Gwynn Jr heckler video...

The Hillary Clinton Group would like to welcome all members...

Hey, We're NUMBER ONE... Here in Miltown.

Hillbilly Heaven shuts Mountain site amidst feud with city

MSNBC: Prosecutors preparing Search Warrants to execute tomorrow

Could victims or families of victims sue those who post bomb making instructions??????

Pat Summerall dies at 82

Guantanamo Bay Hunger Strike: 'The Situation Is An Emergency'

Envelope tests positive for ricin at Washington mail facility

Tuesday update: MiddleFingerMom

Authoritarianism is a sickness.

Breaking: Ricin-laced letter to "the Senate" just intercepted at offsite mail sort facility.

Elderly dog advice

American Airlines grounds flights nationwide due to glitch

Just two seconds for a small smile break

Would a Spectrometer camera satisfy privacy concerns in public places?

Waco Tribune: In Waco, Abbott sounds alarm on U.N. arms treaty, Democratic group

Can Epigenetics explain insecure people & an inordinant magnitude stress response (e.g. gun hugging)

White House threatens to veto CISPA

Background Checks Legislation Short Of 60 Votes In The Senate

Iran Quake Shows Recklessness of Nuclear Program

What Happened at Boston's JFK Library-- Fire Photo,Police Radio Alert.

Senator Boxer and Rep. Markey Call on NRC to Complete Investigation before Restart Decisions are Mad

CEO Donates His $3.6 Million Bonus To Employees

Iranian President Ahmadinejad Visits Uranium-Rich Niger On Tour Of Africa

I don't see the point of going to the gym anymore

Israel Can Strike Iran Nuclear Targets Alone, IDF Head Says

After nearly 7 years . . . a new Riverbend blog post.

With her own cabinet in 1990 Margaret Thatcher was not so lucky-beautifully written

Deir Yassin And Buried History Of Massacres

Advice on removing weeds in Azalea beds

Right-Wing Media Publish Name, Address, Pictures Of Saudi National Who Witnessed Boston Bombings

Maybe this will make life easier; Congressional Research Service says states can legalize cannabis

Obama threatens veto of CISPA database-sharing bill

Foreclosure Review Report Shows That the OCC Continues to Bury Wall Street’s Bodies

Robert Reich: Why This is the Worst Recovery on Record

Progress on my first book - had a great two day visit from my editor!

Opposition Youth Movement warns that servants are informers for the regime

I will not apologize for suspecting those who advocate violence might be guilty of violence

Anyone else see these latest news releases?

I will miss his voice, my heroes are all passing on, goodbye Pat Summerall

Circumcision study supports HIV theory

Is "figures" actually a word?

Not Everyone Hates Tax Season (cartoon)

Peace Activist Carlos Arredondo Hailed as Hero for Aid to Boston Marathon Bombing Victims

Dedicated thread in Good News for Boston-related stories of human kindness & goodness

Papantonio: Harry Reid Is A Faint Whisper On Gun Control

So let me get this straight about Alex Jones...

Who the Hell has RICIN???

Anyone can walk into a gun shop and walk out with pounds of gun powder.

EXCLUSIVE: New pics from moments before, blasts

Japan Claims Right to Pre-Emptive Strike on N.Korea

You are in a public place..at a sporting event..at a mall

US Missile Shield No Threat to Russia - Deputy PM

N.S. (Nova Scotia) to give $50,000 to Boston children's hospital after bombings

Utah Transit Authority’s airport TRAX line open to public

Resisting the Marathon of Fear

FBI arrest agent over bribery cover up claim in battle over $10bn mountain

Homeless shelter raises money for little girl battling cancer

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