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Where did you stand when this was the outrage of the day.
In Politics - By _eek - 8 min ago - (link) (link) I thought it poor taste then, I find it the same today. I support the right of the companies in...

The Scientific and Medical Ethics of Human Experimentation
In Science - By cilantro - 1 hr ago - The CIA Didn’t Just Torture, It Experimented on Human Beings Reframing the CIA’s interrogation techniques as ...

"The intellectual dishonesty of agnosticism"? (Poll)
In Beliefs - By cilantro - 1 hr ago - Is agnosticism "intellectually dishonest"? Some fundamentalists over at DU claim that it is. The Intellectual ...

6 aging protocols that could cripple the Internet
In Tech - By Troll2 - 1 hr ago - BGP, SMTP, DNS, NTP, IPv4 and SSL. The internet is the product of evolution, rather than design. The first 4 e...

Dow up 225: Stocks soar at the opening as Fed boost lingers
In News - By Strange Luck - 2 hrs ago - Stock futures are jumping Thursday as global markets advance and as investors' good feelings about the Fed's Wednesda...

You Want to Try It Now
In Fun - By City Kitty - 2 hrs ago - (link) I expected a little more action, but it's cute....

Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kidnap over 100 women, children in Nigeria
In News - By Bronxbomber - 3 hrs ago - (Reuters) - Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kidnapped more than 100 women and children and killed 35 people during a Sund...

The one thing older feminists may do RIGHT is control the sexual behavior of young women,
In Culture - By ngoldmund - 3 hrs ago - They know what makes a culture stronger, fo sho'. Who here didn't know that promiscuous behavior pre-marriage indi...

India launches rocket with capacity for manned flights
In News - By Troll2 - 3 hrs ago - Indian scientists successfully launched a spaceship designed to carry communication and other satellites on Thursday....

US jobless claims point to firmer labor market
In News - By Strange Luck - 3 hrs ago - The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labo...

(oct 2014) On Cuba Embargo, It’s the U.S. and Israel Against the World
In Politics - By Strange Luck - 3 hrs ago - A little-known former American ambassador on Tuesday addressed the General Assembly to perform a dreaded task: defend...

Jeb Bush "no talks with repressive regime"
In Politics - By Satanica - 3 hrs ago - Unless your Russia Saudi Arabia Turkey China etc. Did Bush mean just Cuba when he said repressive regime , or did...

Horror film genre: Natural Born Killers en route to route 666
In Culture - By RATFINK_5.0 - 3 hrs ago - Natural Born Killers first scene: (link) ...

The real winner of normalized relations with Cuba - Major League Baseball
In Sports - By Bronxbomber - 4 hrs ago - If you think the Dominican Republic is a bottomless well of MLB talent, check Cuba out in another 10-15 years. Once C...

Interesting story I bet didn't make the news in your area!
In News - By Slayer - 4 hrs ago - Nothing to see here move along... Fyi I doubt race had a thing to do with it. But if things were the other way around...

Michelle's K-Mart Story Is …
In News - By sargentodiaz - 4 hrs ago - BS! That surprises you? The truth is that there was absolutely nothing racist about it. The woman who asked for he...

Here Comes Obamacare!
In Politics - By sargentodiaz - 4 hrs ago - Obamacare fines loom for uninsured Consumers face a Feb. 15, 2015, deadline to buy insurance, after which those wi...

FBI: 90% Of US Companies Could Be Hacked Just Like Sony
In News - By Troll2 - 4 hrs ago - The cyberattack that crippled Sony Pictures, led to theft of confidential data and leak of movies on the internet wou...

lgbt community watch
In Culture - By studentdrake - 4 hrs ago - i live in San Luis Obisbo county, and from what ive heard there's alot of assaults on lgbt people in this area. i pro...

Climate Change = Show me the money!
In News - By Jack Burton - 5 hrs ago - (link) The great Lima climate change shakedown The global warming brigades from around the world gathered last week...

Cleveland Heartless Felons gang issues orders to kill white police officers
In Politics - By Satanica - 5 hrs ago - "CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Heartless Felons gang gave its members orders to kill white police officers to avenge black l...

Romney 19% Jeb 14% Huckabee 9%...
In Politics - By graham4anything4HC45 - 5 hrs ago - also rans Rand Paul 5% Ted Cruz 4% Rubio 3% Jindal 1% :rofl: :rofl: (shows the major election result of November wa...

Reformers target traffic courts in Ferguson
In Politics - By graham4anything4HC45 - 5 hrs ago - Reformers target traffic courts in Ferguson (link) (snip)- It was there, they said, that low-income drivers so...

Boston Bombing Suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to Make Rare Court Appearance
In News - By Bronxbomber - 6 hrs ago - Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is expected to step out of solitary and into a courtroom Thursday in his fir...

How the Lima climate change talks failed
In News - By Jack Burton - 6 hrs ago - (link) How the Lima climate change talks failed No doubt we should have expected it. The latest round of climate ch...

12 Days of Progressive Christmas
In Culture - By Jack Burton - 6 hrs ago - (link)...

Season of the Witch _ Donovan
In Fun - By RATFINK_5.0 - 6 hrs ago - DONOVAN - "Season Of The Witch" (Live Concert Per…: (link) ...

On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me
In Fun - By Attila Gorilla - 6 hrs ago - one Gruber lying and a partridge in a pear tree...

To conservatives who say Obama shouldn't normalize relations with Cuba
In Politics - By Cardinals1982 - 8 hrs ago - Because of their human rights record, do we have embassy in Saudi Arabia despite the treatment of women, public behea...

You just know it if the repubs are wailing and nashing and crying, that something GOOD has happened.
In Politics - By tanklvhi - 8 hrs ago - GOPpers tears are the sweetest... Not too bad for a supposedly "lame duck"! I heartily approve of the end to th...

Interview with Ukrainian operator of Buk that allegedly downed MH17 [eng subs]
In News - By Clarity of Signal - 10 hrs ago - (link) Former Ukrainian serviceman that was a team member of BUK system #312 claims the US information is inaccura...

Another Awesome Video Sony Won't Show:
In Culture - By RATFINK_5.0 - 10 hrs ago - Biting Elbows - The Stampede & Bad MotherFucker -…: (link) ...

IMF, World Bank halt lending to Ukraine - Franklin Templeton/Marc Mobius $4 billion Ukraine bet goes bad.
In News - By Clarity of Signal - 10 hrs ago - (link) A fascinating read. This is what happens when you gamble with a Nazi run Frankensteins Monster and attempt ...

Don't be sad liberals!
In Life - By ngoldmund - 10 hrs ago - "Being wildly wrong is perfectly healthy in science, because when someone comes along to prove that you’re wrong, t...

Jennifer Shahade: From Chess Queen to Poker Star - Part 1
In Culture - By Strange Luck - 11 hrs ago - (link) Two-time American women's chess champion and Woman Grandmaster Jennifer Shahade tells us her life story in ...

Super awesome video drives multiple stereotypes home! Doth protest too much ladies!
In Culture - By ngoldmund - 11 hrs ago - Lol. Hard to take very seriously but fun and informative, culturally. (link)...

NASA’s giant $425 million flop
In Politics - By Strange Luck - 11 hrs ago - THEY raced into action to create a huge testing tower for a space program. And six months ago, NASA finished the ...

Ladies & Gents, Tonight Allow Me 2 B Sony w/ a Spine:
In Politics - By RATFINK_5.0 - 11 hrs ago - North Korea Wants China to Remove this Video Kim …: (link) Screw U Kim Ill Un !...

North Korea is a paranoid, insular, delusional blurter of checks it cant cash.
In Politics - By Guyzilla - 12 hrs ago - That is why you don't make lighthearted romps about assassinating their dictators. Is this really rocket science? I t...

Fresh Dispatch from Gun-free Canada, "Eaton Centre shooter verdict:
In News - By Zimm_Man_Fan - 13 hrs ago - Christopher Husbands found guilty of second degree murder." Christopher Husbands had a busy day on June 2, 2012. H...

Now squirrels are getting blamed for climate change
In News - By Thorson - 13 hrs ago - Arctic ground squirrels could play a greater role in climate change than was previously thought. Scientists have f...

Jackie lied before she experienced "trauma"
In Politics - By Julio - 14 hrs ago - Liberals justify the lies of Rolling Stone's alleged rape victim (Jackie) by stating that trauma causes a rape victim...

Who here hates North Korea? I like Seth Rogan and James Franco
In Politics - By Cardinals1982 - 14 hrs ago - It is ridiculous Sony is wussing out on releasing this movie because some lard ass dictator with a bad haircut hacks ...

Russians flock to stores to pre-empt price rises
In News - By Gamle-ged - 14 hrs ago - MOSCOW (AP) — Russian consumers flocked to the stores Wednesday, frantically buying a range of big-ticket items to ...

2014 Year in Review: Part 1
In Politics - By Satan - 15 hrs ago - (link)...

Snopes debunks Elf on the Shelf as NSA spy; Professor: Elf teaches kids spying is OK
In Fun - By Troll2 - 15 hrs ago - Even as Snopes debunked the claim that Elf on the Shelf is spying for the NSA, a digital technology professor claimed...

North Korea's snub signals declining ties with China, as Kim Jong-un expected to improve relations w
In News - By Troll2 - 15 hrs ago - North Korea's snub signals declining ties with China, as Kim Jong-un expected to improve relations with Russia and Ja...

Excellent recovery
In Fun - By R2D42 - 15 hrs ago - (link)...

Sony CEO Was Already Freaking Out About 'The Interview' This Summer
In News - By Troll2 - 15 hrs ago - North Korea's subsequent hack — which released tons of cringe-worthy emails — also revealed that Sony Corp's CEO ...

No, Police aren't "Thugs" Because They are in a Union...
In Politics - By Frostlight - 15 hrs ago - They are thugs because they routinely abuse their power and get away with it. That's what makes them thugs: The fact ...

Libs: Should it Ever be Illegal to Shoot at Someone Attacking/Breaking into One's Home? (Poll)
In Culture - By Frostlight - 16 hrs ago - I heard that 'liberals' want to put homeowners in jail for defending themselves. Is this true? OE: Yo guys, this i...

Which commie enclave will Hollywood vanquish next?
In Politics - By Guyzilla - 16 hrs ago - (link) They got it right, surrogates/mercenaries. Ppwnly they are us brave baddasses Also, George Bush was right,...

GOP not getting the message
In Politics - By theblueboar - 16 hrs ago - not as smart as the president but smart enough to know they are getting schooled...

Are there any movies you would risk your life to see?
In Fun - By DrunkTeddy - 16 hrs ago - Although a few classics come to mind (Porky's, Hollywood Knights, the movie where you see Jennifer Aniston's butt) ...

Texas Movie Theater to Show "Team America" Instead Of "The Interview"
In Culture - By JosephNobles - 16 hrs ago - (link) Works for me. If I didn't already have tickets to another show, I'd go see "Team America" in the theaters. ...

U.S. Links North Korea to Sony Hacking
In News - By Attila Gorilla - 17 hrs ago - WASHINGTON — American intelligence officials have concluded that the North Korean government was “centrally invol...

Republican ousts ex-Gabby Giffords aide in recount for U.S. House seat
In Politics - By Gamle-ged - 17 hrs ago - U.S. Representative Ron Barber, an Arizona Democrat and former aide to Gabrielle Giffords, has officially lost his re...

Obama gets it right
In Politics - By Andronikos - 17 hrs ago - Better relations with Cuba. Miami Cuban "exiles" sorry their Mafia busineses died 50 years ago. ...

Wht exactly is so dangerous about Cuba??
In Politics - By Junglejim43 - 17 hrs ago - I have to wonder why Cuba is more dangerous than Russia or China that gets the next Republic candidate for President ...

UK politician: "If you choose to own a gun and kill for pleasure, then it’s best you kill yourself"
In Culture - By Juan Rico - 17 hrs ago - (link) (link) (Thomas Woodward is facing calls to quit by claiming that the suicide of former soldier and game hu...

Curiosity Rover Drills Into Mars Rock, Finds Water, organic compounds
In Science - By Attila Gorilla - 17 hrs ago - NASA's Curiosity rover is continuing to help scientists piece together the mystery of how Mars lost its surface water...

Terrorists mass kill children.
In News - By Hades - 17 hrs ago - (link) "Militants from the Pakistani Taliban have attacked an army-run school in Peshawar, killing 141 people, 132...

Hutzler 571 Banana Slicer
In Fun - By Attila Gorilla - 18 hrs ago - (link) (link)...

Union thug: "How about this: Listen to police officers' commands."
In Politics - By shortviking - 18 hrs ago - I can't imagine a more barbaric take on the wholly unjustified killings of Tamir Rice and John Crawford than the one ...

New York City Comptroller Seeks to Settle Claim by Eric Garner’s Family (now, before trial)
In Politics - By graham4anything4HC45 - 18 hrs ago - New York City Comptroller Seeks to Settle Claim by Eric Garner’s Family (link) Amid roiling protests and emotio...

The next next wave of terrorist attacks and the future of war
In News - By ibtruthin - 18 hrs ago - (link) Are we ready?...

Sony Pictures Cancels Holiday Release of ‘The Interview’ After Threats
In Politics - By graham4anything4HC45 - 18 hrs ago - Sony Pictures Cancels Holiday Release of ‘The Interview’ After Threats (link) LOS ANGELES — Sony Pictures...

I chose to sit this election out.
In Fun - By Slayer - 18 hrs ago - I dunno, can you still make a statement even if you haven't cast a ballot? I hear there are geological formations...

Exercise Counteracts Genetic Risk for Alzheimer's
In Health - By Troll2 - 19 hrs ago - Scientists have long known that exercise can help stave off cognitive decline. Over the past decade evidence has moun...

Russia makes knock-off European cheese as embargo bites
In News - By Troll2 - 19 hrs ago - The Camembert made near Moscow might look -- or even smell -- like the famous French fromage, but it's part of a boom...

right winger proposes legislation requiring women to get the father's permission for abortion
In Culture - By phaw - 19 hrs ago - A GOP lawmaker in Missouri introduced a bill that requires pregnant women to receive written consent from the father...

Good KID with gun stops bad guys breaking into home -
In Politics - By starcat - 20 hrs ago - Grandfather: Teen who shot break-in suspect was protecting his grandmother (link) A 20-year-old man was arreste...

Looks like Single Payer is dead for now in Vermont
In News - By His Daughter - 20 hrs ago - (link) Vermont has long had a two-pronged approach to building a single-payer health care system. First, they woul...

THE GREAT DRAFT DODGE
In News - By nolens volens - 21 hrs ago - Karl Eikenberry and what Americans lost when they stopped fighting. BY JAMES KITFIELD Karl Eikenberry couldn't ...

Note to Cops: If You're Gonna Be So Thin-Skinned, You Should Stop Killing People
In Culture - By waltervink - 21 hrs ago - (link) That's Andrew Hawkins, a wide receiver for the Cleveland Browns. He wore that shirt while warming up for hi...

Barbara Walters names David Koch one of ‘most fascinating people’ of 2014
In Politics - By Dexter Morgan - 21 hrs ago - Though Barbara Walters’ “Most Fascinating People of 2014″ list was bloated with television personalities, film ...

There Won’t Be A Backlash To Ending The Cuba Embargo
In Politics - By LavenderGirl - 21 hrs ago - Nearly 15 years ago, President Bill Clinton authorized federal agents to return Elian Gonzalez, who had been rescued ...

Climate change: Beavers boost emissions with 800 million kg of methane every year.
In Politics - By Dexter Morgan - 21 hrs ago - Beavers are contributing to climate change, adding an estimated 800 million kg of methane to the atmosphere every yea...

Good job ladies. Prosecutors, you suck.
In News - By Qukid - 22 hrs ago - St. Louis woman holds burglary suspect at gunpoint until police arrive ST. LOUIS • A woman held a suspected burg...

Pope Francis helped secure Cuba deal
In Politics - By LavenderGirl - 22 hrs ago - Pope Francis was a central player in helping secure a historic deal between the Obama administration and Cuba to begi...

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