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Archives: April 29, 2013

El Ghriba, Africa's Oldest Synagogue, Welcomes Jewish Pilgrims Back To Tunisia

A Guide to Mass Shootings in America - Mother Jones

Sssshhhhh . . . .

Exploitation of poor people/ The Gospel Of Adoption

WTF! Modern Library's Reader's list of best books -- !?

Venezuela’s Electoral Council Says Capriles Lacks Proof of Fraud

Check the label on your clothes.

My aunt and I *both* got full-time jobs within 24 hours of each other!

Bradley Manning, S.F. Pride Grand Marshall, then Not Grand Marshall...

Okay, one more batch of fractals.

Capriles still defiant on eve of Venezuela vote recount

I need help regarding the Affordable Care Act and abortion...

Charter School Chief's Self-Dealing Cost PA. Taxpayers $1.5 million, says investigation

we shall not be mieuved

Koch Brothers Are Largest Owners of Fertilizer Businesses - No Need to Worry About Regulations

The "Beat-Nick" Corner, Poetry with Host Nick Ignatius, Concrete Salesman Seeking Opportunities

Everybody's probably already seen this but if you havent

I got hooked as a replacement player for a religious trivia contest

Probability of fraud in Venezuela is less than one in 25,000 trillion

Call the Midwife tonight,

Dwell…

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Monday, 29 April 2013

Disney Rejection Letter, 1938

Buy American Mention of the Week, 4-28-13

Bill Maher: This Country Is Becoming A Police State

'President Obama’s New Intro Music is “All I Do Is Win” at White House Correspondents’ Dinner

EPA methane report further divides fracking camps

Only thing missing is the horn!

Army says no to more tanks, but Congress insists

Redistricting Reform....

Watching all this sci-fi, lol - if there's life, ANY life out there,

Rachel Maddow - Anti-government fringe finds audience with opportunist GOP

How about a little Al Franken love tonight?

PLEASE join and share to help catch the KILLERS of puppy Peppa!

Seriously?

Bill Maher: "This country is becoming a police state, it is very troubling to me"

Anybody watching "Vikings" season finale tonight? Let's talk about it. *Spoilers*

The Mind of a Con Man

Kansas group tries to reverse exodus of young from rural America

Late Night Video Distraction: Who Can Afford Penny Candy in This Economy?

Former Reagan Budget Head Stockman Critical of GOP

OpEdNews: The Myth of Liberal Media Bias

Why does seem as though I saw more threads about the Bush library than about White House.....

Adolescent turn ons?

Firm not after admitted embezzler ($4.1 million over 2 years)

In the Wake of Last Year’s “Soft Coup” against Paraguay’s President, Will a New Narco-Dictatorship E

This US soldier ‘found alive’ in Vietnam 44 years after being left behind

Karzai’s Office Gets Bags Full of C.I.A. Cash

It's OK to drop off millions in cash in Afghanistan, but we can't feed our poor and hungry

Did the US Cover Up Its Role in a Deadly Honduran Counter-Narcotics Operation?

The Columbus Crew Stadium scoreboard caught on fire before match

MLS commissioner thinks there’s ‘way too much soccer on television’

Agents Pore Over Suspect’s Trip to Russia

Did the US Cover Up Its Role in a Deadly Honduran Counter-Narcotics Operation?

Workers Memorial Day spotlights deaths, injuries on the job

Commentary: Home care and child care workers deserve collective bargaining

Strike and You're Out: The Supreme Court's Destruction of the Right to Strike

*Q&A w Bob Ney former OH U.S. Rep. re: book: Sideswiped:Lessons Learned

12 Workers Are Killed On the Job Every Day in Our Country

Liberty and Security -- for all or the (privileged) few?

Tax cheats pony up $5.5 billion in amnesty program

The New Yorker Cover/ Boston Marathon

And now, a grocery store employee chops a watermelon in 21 seconds.

Bangladeshi Garment Workers And Health And Safety Advocates Picket SF HQ Of Gap

A nation "divided" over the Rihanna/Chris Brown relationship really needs re-educating.

Obama cracks birther joke

Rusted out car in garage sold for $132,000

The Eugene Marathon in Oregon -- A record number of runners take to the streets and honor Boston

KRUGMAN: "Austerity Stands Exposed as the...Prejudice, Opportunism & Class Interest it Always Was."

I just realized I think my home environment has become toxic...

"Perry disgusted by cartoon depicting explosion"

50 years ago, this November...

"Four ideas for fixing the long-term unemployment crisis"

Excellent animation: Arctic Sea Ice Minimum Volumes 1979-2012

Stripper Posts Picture Of Night's Tips To Reddit; Internet Asks, 'Where Do We Sign Up?'

A puppy and her boy make miracles. Get out your handkerchiefs.

Mother of bomb suspects found deeper spirituality

Capitalism is killing our morals, our future

Have you ever physically ran away from something in your life?

'Scandalising' ancient nudes pulled from Qatar exhibit

Does ANYONE here actually SUPPORT gun violence? (rhetorical question)

Four stabbed at Albuquerque church

Joel Osteen is a con man (my thoughts)

Tea Party influence may be waning

frequent search error

Legislature doesn’t go with Perry’s proposed $1.6 billion business tax cut

UT could lose up to $18 million for research under sequestration

Could Kirsten Gillibrand run for president?

Gun owners camp out early to stock up on ammunition

Meals on wheels canceled, but plenty of money for tanks the Army doesn't want.

This is Captain Jack from Torchwood, just found the video.

Could Kirsten Gillibrand run for president?

Rep. Kolkhorst: “Texas has never jumped into any federal program”

'The Five' Hosts Lash Out At Jon Stewart's Attacks (VIDEO)

A Fight In North Carolina On Voting Rights

Two brothers create 'DVD commentaries' on their old home movies...

Even Japanese media are blasting the Yasukuni visits

To Get Back At Noisy Neighbors, Elderly Swedish Couple Blasts Iron Maiden Tunes

Anyone watch "Naked Castaway" ?

"Poems to Learn by Heart" by Caroline Kennedy

Army Says No To More Tanks, But Congress Insists

Mike Tyson Revealed Emotionally Unstable Ex Ate His Pet Pigeon

Keith Ellison..... Horrible Job!

Need another reason to hate Facebook? Here you go...

Poll: Yes it is too soon, but who would YOU like to be the Democratic nominee in 2016?

rape culture

Fed's Esther George: Speaking Up for Middle America

In a first, black voter turnout rate passes whites

"Strength through Unity. Unity through faith." = Tea Party Taliban

Epiphany

Obama's Best Jokes from the White House Correspondents' Dinner

Japan Marks 'Restoration Of Sovereignty' For The First Time

Why I'm Not Voting for Eric Garcetti for Mayor Los Angeles

Judge Orders Defense Dept. to Release Names of Instructors and Students at School of Americas

Country Fried Steak -- any recipes? (UPDATE, post #13)

Manhunt underway in northern Calif. for man who stabbed 8-year old to death

Best Political Cartoons of the Week

Per-Student Pre-K Spending Lowest in Decade

You guys are doing Great.

Officials: 16 Killed in Car Bombings in South Iraq

China joins rush for Mars

Retail Spending Declines Amid Economic Uncertainty

Consumers Love Brands that Love Them

Retailers Account for Second-Most Data Breaches

Syria crisis: PM Halaqi 'survives Damascus car bombing'

Austerity is hurting our health, say researchers

Pet Food Stamps

Lately Broken News

Letter to the Editor: Helping the poor working class

Check out this FB page

Harvard’s Exploitation in Chile

Harvard’s Exploitation in Chile

Powerful blast rocks central Prague

In Forbes: The worst justification for exploiting overseas workforces. EVER.

Bee deaths: EU may ban neonicotinoid pesticides

Fire breaks out at site of Bangladesh factory collapse, killing last known survivor

President Obama's Mexico visit comes with backdrop of uncertainty

Uruguayan Government Gives Out Bikes in Exchange For Guns

THIS is customer service: Al Pasha Restaurant (NY)

Peruvian Amazon Plant Yields Cure For Dental Pain

L.A. ice cream shop churns all its ice cream using bike power

Gotta love Mister Rogers

Unions laud labour freedoms brought in by Bolivarians

Haha WTF Jersey Shore kids puzzle?

Barbecue Brings Comfort to Boston and West, Texas

Tax questions for Whitehall bosses paid over £1,000 a day

Twitter Saved My Life and Helps Me to Help Others

Iraqi army losing hold on north to Sunni and Kurdish forces as troops desert

Twitter Saved My Life and Helps Me to Help Others

America’s Unchecked Security State: Part I: The Toxic Legacy of J. Edgar Hoover’s Illegal Powers

Japan turns back to coal-fired power plants

Corbett pummeled in new poll

Wisconsin: GOP lawmakers put post-retirement health care benefits on the block

Wisconsin: Stewardship Fund Reaches Chopping Block

The Right Wing Cult Machine Exposed

With Bags of Cash, C.I.A. Seeks Influence in Afghanistan

John Fugelsang on the Bush Library opening

Where's Fox News When White Right-Wing Extremists Commit Acts of Terror?

North Wales child abuse: more than 140 people say they were victims

You Are a Guinea Pig: What Happens to Your Body As It's Bombarded by Toxic Chemicals in Your Home

ZOMG! The University of Wisconsin System Is Working!

anybody have experience applying for SLMB (Specified Low income Medicare Beneficiary)?

Mother Theresa's Masochism: Does Religion Demand Suffering to Keep People Passive?

Why We Still Have a Massive Homelessness Problem (Hard Times USA)

OFFS: NYT Pile 'O Cat Logs Op-Ed - America "On The Cusp Of Energy Independence"

6 months ago today; Hurricane Sandy makes landfall in the Northeast

pattern seen in alleged chemical arms use in syria

study: new bird flu jumped directly from chickens

Seva Cafe Serves Generosity on a Platter

Morning Schmo's coverage of Sandy is interesting.

Norman Solomon: Time to Renounce the "War on Terror"

Weeding Corporate Power Out of Agricultural Policies: Communities Mobilize for Food and Farm Justice

The Secret Faith of Washington{long read}

Anyone know of the best high-quality watering tools?

The Triumph of Suburbia—Despite Downtown Hype, Americans Choose Sprawl

US Rep. Barbara Lee: Repeal AUMF to stop ‘this state of perpetual war’

Jets release Tim Tebow...

Mark Sanford's Formidable Opponent: Stephen Colbert's Sister

You and Your Family Are Guinea Pigs for the Chemical Corporations

NC student group uses the power of protest

Sanford v Colbert Busch: what are the odds for South Carolina's first?

Lakers Star Steve Nash In Dogfight Over Child Support

Bee deaths: EU to ban neonicotinoid pesticides

Ran across POTUS and FLOTUS while looking at award winning photos.

has the youtube comments section always been full of holocaust deniers and straight-up Nazis?

Chattanooga bomb squad disables two explosive devices in Red Bank

Earthquake May Have Destroyed Ancient Greece

Where is the Scrutiny of Crop Insurance Fraud?

Monday Toon Roundup 1- Boston and Texas

Monday Toon Roundup 2-GOP and W

Millions in CIA "ghost money" paid to Afghan president's office - NYT

Monday Toon Roundup 3- Guns and Syria

Monday Toon Roundup 4- The rest

La Cucaracha nails John King

Creiddylad, Welsh Goddess of Flowers and Love by Judith Shaw

Texas Blast Recalls Chemical Safety Bill Sunk by Business Lobby

Israeli Aerospace reaches deal with Lockheed to make wings for F-35 next generation warplane

Why Obamacare Is Not a 'Train Wreck' (Again)

The nitrogen fertilizer industry is planning a huge expansion in 9 states

Beltane

No thugs in our house

‘Misha’ Speaks: An Interview with the Alleged Boston Bomber’s ‘Svengali’

Sequestration reclaims the national spotlight

Game of Thrones - Night's Watch Vows (spoilers if you saw last night's episode)

Bill O'Reilly and date Antonin Scalia at the White House Correspondents Dinner

After Casting Key Fifth Vote For Bush, Justice O’Connor Now Regrets Bush v. Gore

Omnibus Image Post - The I'm Too Busy To Think Up Captions Right Now Post

Beltane: (Bealtaine, May Eve, Valpurgis) - April 30th/May 1st

After Casting Key Fifth Vote For Bush, Justice O’Connor Now Regrets Bush v. Gore

Gov. Chris Christie: President Obama 'kept every promise' on storm aid

“Pro-Life” Is A Lie, Here Are 10 More Accurate Descriptions They Won’t Like

Hey Blue in AK!

Biden Backs Public Disclosure of Torture Report

Greenhouse gas levels highest in 3 million years

Washington's Nuclear Hypocrisy

conversation from this weekend

Papantonio: Whistleblower Exposes Pharma Fraud

Top US virologist: Prepare now for deadly bird flu mutation

World military spending statistics

Is anyone else overwhelmed with the plethora of online petitions?

Don’t stop believin’: Do atheists need a church?

Environment secretary's letter to Syngenta on insecticide ban proposals

When religious beliefs become evil: 4 signs

Republicans Love Sequestration, and Never Mind What the Public Thinks.

Kentucky woman ordained as priest by dissident Roman Catholics

If you don't think education matters ...

Anti-war protesters demonstrate at British air force based used for Afghanistan drone flights

Republican Deregulation - it hurts more than you think

Over 130 Prisoners on Hunger Strike, Dozens Being Force Fed

Australian Field Hockey Player Dies From Snakebite During Practice

Justices decline to review Alabama immigration law

Oh well.

Researchers find a completely new DNA binding protein

Heather Whaley, Mom, Prank Calls Senator Bob Corker To Advocate For Gun Control (VIDEO)

Consumer Spending And Personal Income Climb In March

Why are we holding detainees in GitMo for over a decade without charges?

HERE IS TODAY | An interactive look at time...

Martinsville Quilt Causes Controversy (Councilwoman calls it racist)

If this was a pill, you’d do anything to get it

The Newest Way to Watch TV: Aereo

More backlash against Senators on gun vote; Americans Wanted Gun Background Checks to Pass Senate

Syrian Prime Minister Survives Blast, State TV Reports

Gas stations are vanishing from Washington’s inner suburbs

Pending Home Sales At A 3-Year High

Twin Cities: 'Dan Patch moratorium' bans talk of south metro commuter rail

Today in Peace and Justice history on April 29, 1968


Today in Peace and Justice history on April 29, 1968

Tucker collector David Cammack dies

Thousands rode RTD's new light rail line from Denver to Golden Saturday

Global carbon dioxide levels set to pass 400ppm milestone

Philadelphia: Study Says SEPTA is Strapped

"Where'd Microsoft put THAT option?" It's in GodMode, for Windows Vista, 7, and 8

TOM TOMORROW TOON: The Guantanamo problem

Must reading for anyone planning their summer vacation...

‘Misha’ Speaks: An Interview with the Alleged Boston Bomber’s ‘Svengali’

Just when I thought things might get better....

I'm a 34-year-old NBA center. I'm black. And I'm gay.

NBA player Jason Collins comes out (Sports Illustrated)

Gaza mortar shell fired at southern Israel

Fatah leader's car bombed in Gaza Strip

Moving/copying Outlook emails to a destination file…

NY: BoltBus Eyes Nassau, More Rush-Hour Routes

Fear and fundamentalism as the 'modesty police' patrol Gaza

Jason Collins publicly comes out as gay

NBA Center Jason Collins publicly comes out as gay

Italy PM Enrico Letta says growth policies a priority

Is it possible for one to read one's Kindle books online?

Keystone Pipeline Support Enlists Oil Firms And Others...

High School Student Shoots Self In Cincinnati Classroom

Cheer The Boston Cameras, But Do You Want Big Brother Watching All?

J.C. Penney’s Ullman Using Loan, Price Hike in Turnaround

Retire Here, Not There: Kansas

Wars push number of internally displaced people to record levels

Beautiful and Violent Planet

The Changing Map Of Europe And The Middle East For The Last Thousand Years, In 10 Minutes

Words fail. Really.

Medicus: Five guilty in Kosovo human organ trade case

An NBA player comes out:

NBA Center Announces He is Gay

You and Your Family Are Guinea Pigs for the Chemical Corporations

I'm sooo excited!!! Look at Ruben, the dog I'm hoping to get very soon!

Magic Man

These pictures are for your own good

Colombia tops IDMC internally displaced people list

Microsoft and Forbes deliver e-waste to your door

Move along nothing to see here.

The circle of life

Beautiful Sunsets around the World...enjoy..

Roasted Italian Sausage

Oh, I am being attacked from the Left (FIRST TIME EVER!!!) about President Obama and the Patriot Act

Sports Illustrated's Jason Collins cover...

Pic Of The Moment: First NBA Player Comes Out

Former Braves pitcher Rick Camp dead at 60

Bangladesh bosses plead with Western firms to keep doing business with them after tragedy

Why is the feminist movement in an identity crisis? Just look at the back of your jeans.

Beautiful Sunsets around the World...enjoy..

Morning update on Michelle Rhee's very iffy Parent Trigger petition in Florida.

Why NBA center Jason Collins is coming out now

Reykjavik Mayor Dresses As Jedi To Cast Vote

Best tweet about gay people:

Scottish Cruise Company Buys Loch Ness Monster Collision Coverage

How Did This Truck Get Stuck In A Tree?

ABC News, John Stossel's Vehicle for Denier Dogma, Turns a Corner with McKibben Interview

Are Gotham City and Metropolis both versions of New York City, or is

Arrest of corporate thug--no, not here

Bush's conspiracy gaffe on ABC

So - I mispelled my search for "currant bushes" as "current bushes"

God tweets about NBA milestone:

CIA Planting Plutonium-Powered Spy Device Atop the Himalayas? What Could Go Wrong?

Polls Plummet For Senators Who Voted No On Gun Background Checks

Bar that fired me just called and wants me to DJ a special event on June 15th

Need help installing XP Pro on an old ThinkPad

Jury Duty

Carnival seeks dismissal of Triumph lawsuits

Husker spring game star (7 year old make a wish) Jack Hoffman to meet with President Obama

When you click on the "Advertise on DU" link at the bottom of the page....

Here is major pre-emptive telling of the truth / Andy Borowitz nails it

Update: One month on the alternate day fasting regime.

Gary Peters to Enter Michigan Senate Race

Funny! America's Most Dangerous Tumors Are Not What You Think: Absurdity Today Episode 37

We have a very late spring here and have decided to let the garden go fallow this year instead of

Iowa Lawmakers Seek to Penalize Judges for Ruling

Adjustable pension plan design begins to gain converts (this plan screwed my mom)

Cool: Ice needles on a beach in Minnesota

"Could a greater miracle take place...

That's the spirit!

Record-Holding Ponytail Zip Liner Dies Repeating Stunt

Altered Down syndrome student's picture prompts $18M lawsuit

Why American Airlines Employees Loathe Management

Financial scandals jeopardize Chile presidential race by centre-right candidate

Brown-Vitter Has the Megabanks Discovering the Virtues of Dodd-Frank

Peru's Aim To Buy Refinery, Stations Causes Firestorm Of Criticism

Finnish study finds that atheists might not be as "atheist" as they think they are when daring God

This Is What Saudi Arabia's First PSA For Violence Against Women Looks Like

Why Religion and Terrorism Are Opposites

"Life's not over" said West

Irate Boston man confronts idiotic Alex Jones "reporter" over ‘false flag’ claim

Investors earn handsome paychecks by handling Buffett's business

Man arrested in secure area of Love Field struggled with officers, said “Jihad” repeatedly

Borowitz: "Republicans: Obama Must Take Action in Syria So We Can Criticize Action He Took in Syria"

How Earthquakes in Chile Have Permanently Deformed Earth

Jerry Jones stunting Dallas' progress; "preoccupied" with less-pressing matters

Breaking Brad: Would you like horse meat on your pizza?

Plaintiffs seek an erection; judge says strippers must wear bikini tops

Ron Paul slams Boston 'occupation'

Do not---and I mean do not miss this thread.

Activists Fight U.S. Aid to Develop El Salvador’s Pacific Coastline

Activists Fight U.S. Aid to Develop El Salvador’s Pacific Coastline

Who's watching Da Vinci's Demons?

Where do I find the graywarrior group.

JC Penney to get $1.75B in financing

Dem resolution warns climate change could push women to ‘transactional sex’

Ontario's energy transition

Is there anything a President could do to be declared a war criminal??

UPDATE: YOU DID IT!!!!!!! (*** PLEASE READ POST #43 ***)

GOP tries to stop fed agencies buying bullets to make them more easily obtainable by the public

It is very odd that Rusian Tsarni was married to Graham Fullers daughter.

Bangladesh police interrogate building's owner

John Paulk ("Reparative Therapy" Poster Boy) apologizes

APNewsBreak: Report: 260,000 died in Somali famine

Kodak settles with U.K. pension plan

HollabackPHILLY's Comic Book Project

Why cat people and non-cat people never quite connect on the matter:

True Love:

The existence of human beings -- from prehistoric days to contemporary times:

Sigmund Freud and his "banana" peel:

MiddleFingerMom never quite grasped the concept of the beer bong.

MiddleFingerMom never quite grasped the concept of the 110-meter hurdles.

Tebow Time in New York Over After Jets Cut QB

Hurricane season begins early … on Saturn

BREAKING: Knuckleballer free agent Tim Tebow has agreed to sign with the Texas Rangers.

Judges Plead Guilty in Scheme to Jail Youths for Profit

All My Children & One Life to Live on HULU today

Murder Weapons 2011

Israel gives up white phosphorus, because 'it doesn't photograph well'

The SEC Is In A Position to Deal a Major Blow to Citizens United

Dhaka collapse: Primark to pay victims compensation

State proposals call for safer bike lanes, parking restrictions for motorists.

Does anyone else remember prayer in school?

Christie: Obama 'kept every promise' on storm aid

'Missiles fired at' Russian plane with 159 passengers onboard flying over Syria

Coworker is about seven months pregnant and smokes like a champ

The rise of the almost beard that has become the fashion these days...

Stray Dogs Master Complex Moscow Subway System

The Philosopher, Chris Rock

DFA: Obama's budget is "disgusting."

EU bans pesticides for two years to save Bees from extinction

Magic Mike - what's life really like as a male stripper?

DUer needs our help

The MOST POWERFUL steps we can take here in the USA to help the workers in Bangladesh...

Republicans have a new strategy.

Florida Teen Girl Charged With Felony After Science Experiment Goes Bad

Coming soon to a theater of war near you: 'Thermal-signature reduction fashion' aka anti-drone wear

DHS-FBI Indicators and Protective Measures In Light of Boston Marathon Explosions

Would Gun Background Checks Clash with Health Privacy Laws?

GOP Modifies Opposition to Gay Marriage, Makes Exception for 7 Foot Black Men

Majority of Gun Dealers Haven’t been Inspected in Last 5 Years

A mean cruel , and sorta dirty joke...about the dear departed...you have been warned.

Callous Indifference From Military Contractor in Iraq, Family Says

Republicans want to be able to dictate what federally funded scientists can research

Players hail Collins' courage for coming out

The Play Date Gun Debate

Big Jim Griffith

Can Anyone Stop Ken Cuccinelli from the Governor's Mansion? (In-depth magazine column)

Source: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev arrived at hospital 'covered in blood'

Could Kirsten Gillibrand run for president?

States seek to end Sunday hunting bans

I am old enough to remember when kids were allowed to actually bring guns to school

When I'm depressed, the first thing that goes is my creativity.

Two young lovers from different castes plunge Indian villiage into the Middle Ages

Guess who's really pissed about this billboard?

FYI: Email I received from Steve Troxler's office (NC Commish of Agriculture)

Treasury Says It Will Pay Down $35 Billion in Debt This Quarter

Sequester means 11 percent cut in unemployment benefits

UAE bans nasal sprays that could cause cancer

7 Year-Old Cornhusker in the White House

BP rebuked over North Sea oil leak

How HMRC treated its Goldman Sachs tax deal whistleblower as a criminal

Israel evicts Palestinian villagers for army exercise

Your Corbett Cartoons of the Week

I once worked for an employer that asked for the resignation of every employee...

What we really need in this country is a fence around congress to make them stay in Washington .

Thank Goodness For Skepchick! Some Truth About Fluoridation.

Seven killed in US cargo plane crash at Afghan base

Rosemarie Smead: Woman Ordained Priest By Roman Catholic Dissident Group

What. The. Fuck. Gay Teens Starved, Tortured, Killed at camp to turn them into men

What. The. Fuck. Gay Teens Starved, Tortured, Killed at camp to turn them into men

Also, they're responsible for my aunt's gout.

The Release of a Captive-Raised Female African Elephant (Loxodonta africana) in the Okavango Delta

The last time we checked, no one has ever killed someone with food stamps...

Bill Kristol Calls President ‘Irresponsible’ For Not Wanting War With Syria

Speech: to Venezuela Solidarity Campaign conference

American Medical Association Questions Guantanamo Force-Feedings

A kick to the groin and two arrests. Fire up those engines, it's NASCAR.

Inmates use Yelp.com To Rate The Service Of Their Prisons

"Two And A Half Men" Now Becomes "Two And 1/4 Men"

New Delhi Man Arrested For Letting 9 Year Old Drive Ferrari

Mark Sanford is toast - Appalachian toast - add dead beat dad

Fuck This War

Fish using sign language

I think someone has a too big of an evil ego...

Sinfest: Patriarchy Blockers

Democrats are digging a political hole so deep we may never be able to get out of it?

Jury convicts Ill. official of lying about water

Penn State applications down 32% in last two years (most expensive public U. in the US)

Man wounded after pulling gun in Utah police lobby

Please read this and then sign this....

Ezra Klein: Obama wasn’t joking at the White House correspondents’ dinner

Irish court: No 'right to die' for paralyzed woman

Biden Supports Making Torture Report Public

More Navy medics arrive at Guantánamo to help out on forced feedings

Paid by the Hour? 5 Things You Need to Know About the ‘Comp Time’ Bill

Seems CNN has gone 24/7 with the Boston story

Krugman: Inflation Nation Not

Cruz Slams Fellow Republicans As ‘Squishes’ On Gun Control

Ted Cruz -- A right wing whackjob and proud of it.

If you got fifteen minutes, this short is absolutely hillarious

Sandra Day O'Connor: Maybe We Shouldn't Have Taken on Bush v Gore

Sperm Donor Who Fathered 49 Kids Arrested For Assaulting Clients

White House: More Evidence Needed On Syria’s Chemical Weapons Use

Mexican Official's Daughter Gets Restaurant Closed

Botswana President Attacked By Disgruntled Cheetah

Marathon Oil and the Boston Marathon Bombing - Is There a Connection?

Teacher Masturbates in Hallway After Beating Student

Mexican Official's Daughter Gets Restaurant Closed

Willie Nelson auditions for the new Hobbit movie, 1:17. WARNING, he's high.

Why Insurance Exchanges Won’t Work: People Don’t Like Choosing Insurance

Dear Boston

So this morning we paid off our mortgage. We own the house.

Krugman: ... why isn’t 2008- playing like 1929- ? Why no surge in protectionism this time?

‘You Son Of A B*tch’: Furious Boston Man Confronts ‘A**hole’ Alex Jones Reporter Over ‘False Flag’..

Female DNA Found on Bomb in Boston Attack

On the set of Empire Strikes Back

NBA committee rejects Kings move to Seattle

5 Things You Need to Know About the ‘Comp Time’ Bill

"Glenn Beck wasn't trying to save his soul, he was trying to save his ass..."

White House Commends Jason Collins ‘For His Courage’

St. Paul family sues Nova Classical Academy over anti-abortion fliers

Question:

Texas AG Greg Abbott Bans Same-Sex Benefits In Cities, Counties & School Districts

Texas AG Greg Abbott Bans Same-Sex Benefits In Cities, Counties & School Districts

Reminder: Shoulder it on sudden stops.

German bishop: Women Catholic deacons 'no longer taboo'

FOX finally admits Van Jones/Color of Change boycott of Glenn Beck worked

Weather Channel interns sit in simulated tornado which becomes stronger as people tweet #TornadoWeek

Can anyone help?

Plug in to your window socket

Norman Ornstein and Thomas Mann Explain Why Congress is Failing Us

Palestinian refugees fleeing Syria stage Cairo sit-in

The French village with too much money to spend - thanks to a wind farm

This Battle…

Israel evicts Bedouin residents of West Bank village ahead of IDF exercise

Jets waive Tebow after one season

IATSE Endorses Wendy Greuel for Mayor of Los Angeles.

McConnell Responds To Obama’s WHCD Joke About Having A Drink

Christian misogyny: Megachurch pastor tells women they must ‘submit’

Maine Girl Attacked By Two Pit Bulls Named Jӓger And Meister

The Dutch media’s sin of omission

German tackles bird deaths with cat tax idea

Norway mulls tolerating heroin smoking

Got another one today--doesn't understand direct quotes.

AI: Syria must reveal fate of missing child feared to be at risk of torture

Spanish transsexual bags widow pension

Michelle Obama tweets to gay basketball player: "We've got your back"

Please Read This!

White' prom still takes place in Wilcox County, GA

Jesus,... I love Tim T...

Three facts: 1) Glenn Beck is beyond pathetic, 2) Advertising boycotts WORK!, and 3)

Well done.

Female DNA Found on Bomb in Boston Attack

Panel seeks to fine tech companies for noncompliance with wiretap orders

Backpack With Message "USA Bomb" Left At Muslim Residence

Supersonic Ping Pong Ball Cannon

SWAT team sent to home of CNN’s Wolf Blitzer

Watch insufferable TeaBagger Duncan HUNTER get his clock cleaned by 4star General Raymond ODIERNO

Look at who met President Obama (video corrected)

Canada reverses course, tightens up foreign-workers program

Polls Plummet For Senators Who Voted No On Gun Background Checks

Daniel Day-Lewis cast as lead in Spielberg's newest biopic "Obama"

The Right To Not Work

BBC: Will the rise of the rest mean the decline of the US?

Bernie Sanders: Meals on Wheels

Who do you love, baby?

OSHA strengthens protections for temp workers

Hooray for Me! I Just Fixed My AC/Cooler!

Back Yard Farming ...a way to be free?

Picture of the Week

Billionaires Suffer as Tax Shelters Go Away

Markets ride technology surge; S&P hits new high

Vonnegut Volunteers for the JFK Campaign, 1960

Welfare reform: 'taking money from the poorest in society is a sick exercise'

Subway Troubador

Jennifer Rubin: ‘Jerk’ Ted Cruz Should Apologize To GOP Colleagues

Internet sales tax moves to Congress' checkout lane

Obama Phones NBA’s Jason Collins To Express Support

Mind Control: How multiple research groups and the NFL battled over Junior Seau's brain

Rosemarie Smead: Woman Ordained Priest By Roman Catholic Dissident Group

Now this explains why Fox News has such high ratings

How Rep. Joe Kennedy III Helped Jason Collins Decide to Come Out

A Message From the Republican Party and Ahead on the Left

Jason Collins, congratulations!! I think you'll be the first of a landslide of similar comings out.

Yikes I just got a robocall from the Tea Party!!!

Live-stream of the Colbert-Busch / Sanford debate happening now, links below

Good sense prevails - Bee-harming pesticides banned in Europe

CBC: Insiders say Canada 'scammed' by foreign worker industry

Glenn Beck Behind the Scenes

Those fuckers in Bangladesh turned down foreign offers of assistance in the

(Texas) Attorney General says no to domestic partner benefits

Boeing confirms piece of 767 found blocks from Ground Zero WAS part of the wing flap from 9/11 plane

Florida legislators approve measure to speed up executions

Tomorrow Another Blue Dog Dies

McConnell responds to Obama jab by drinking with an empty chair in Twitter photo

What do you believe the afterlife is like?

My nightmare: "I want a divorce"

Guatemala judge looks set to restart Rios Montt trial: lawyers

Just like all the other fascist police states...

Editorial cartoonists: Perry, Dewhurst attacks on Sac Bee’s Ohman, “unAmerican.”

International: 'More Efforts Needed To End Israeli Occupation Of Palestinian Land'

Headteacher found hanged in school feared Ofsted review, inquest told

Today is the 30th anniversary of Lee Elia's Rant

Beware Of People Who Know Exactly What To Do About Syria (And Be Glad You're Not Obama)

Dovish Israeli Lawmaker Says US Shouldn’t Push Peace Talks Because Netanyahu Not Serious

Anyone watching the Colbert Busch-Sanford debate (SC-1)?

Army Amputee Completes Air Assault School

The pol ad allowed to run when Pres. Obama came to Dallas was as tasteless as the one when JFK visit

The pol ad allowed to run when Pres. Obama came to Dallas was as tasteless as the one when JFK visit

Police: NM Church Stabbing Sparked By 'Mason' Fear

Does anyone have some experience or knowledge on Reverse Mortgages?

Boston suspect's defense team gets major boost

FDA will investigate added caffeine in foods

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