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Scott Grainger, FPE - Fire Protection Engineer - AE911Truth.org
In Politics - By Wildbill - 2 min ago - www.youtube.com/watch?v=5nvWh2aTdCs...

350 more troops to Iraq
In Politics - By Jenny Fromdablock - 3 min ago - 700 boots if you're counting. President Barack Obama has authorized a State Department request for additional troo...

9/11: EXPLOSIVE TESTIMONY EXCLUSIVE - AE911Truth.org Jeff Farrer Physicist 1 of 3 .m4v
In Politics - By Wildbill - 5 min ago - www.youtube.com/watch?v=23n0Vr_A1TQ www.youtube.com/watch?v=kJwE65Y32Y4 and www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ZNSXC3KVeE...

SEAL Team Six parents call for Obama to resign
In News - By Louie - 15 min ago - (link)...

REPORT: Gun violence costs taxpayers $500 million
In News - By MisterMan - 32 min ago - (link) NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Gunshot wounds are costing the American taxpayer half a billion dollars a year, acc...

Fear of guns vs. fear of society.
In Culture - By TBR - 36 min ago - The last discussion (link) was so rational, I would like to press my luck, and keep it going. I offer this in the sa...

Solar Energy Revolution: A Massive Opportunity
In Politics - By MisterMan - 39 min ago - (link) My friend Ray Kurzweil projects the U.S. will meet 100 percent of its electrical energy needs from solar in...

Two secret funders of Nigel Lawson’s climate sceptic organisation revealed
In Politics - By MisterMan - 49 min ago - (link) Two secret funders of Nigel Lawson’s climate sceptic organisation have been revealed. This is the first t...

California's 100-year drought
In News - By MisterMan - 53 min ago - (link) California is in the third year of one of the state's worst droughts in the past century, one that's led to...

If ISIS wants to attack the US, why enter over our all-but-open Southern border?
In Politics - By starcat - 54 min ago - Seems like a glaringly blatant question begging to be asked. Throngs come over every day/week/month/year, not all ...

Eating FRIED CHICKEN - Ask me anything
In Fun - By wonderwarthog - 56 min ago - It is from the grocery store deli, "River City" chicken, unlike KFC this is likely fried in vats of pure trans fat. ...

To better understand ISIS:
In Politics - By kentuck1 - 1 hr ago - (link)...

Time to drop a few megatons of "freedom" on ISIS camps
In Politics - By Cardinals1982 - 1 hr ago - These disgusting fuckers deserve everything coming to them. No boots on the ground. No easy targets. Just pork covere...

Feminism by the numbers
In Culture - By smoke check - 1 hr ago - (link) This guy is right on....

galileosghost !
In Culture - By Stars - 1 hr ago - Please, by all means enjoy your time out. :rofl: ...

How many of you here have looked for and seen the nude celebrity pics? (Poll)
In Culture - By ... - 1 hr ago - After all the media hype and hysteria, I had to see what all the flap was about. (FWIW, I had no clue or idea who Je...

What do you think of the term, "Homeland" ??
In Politics - By kentuck1 - 1 hr ago - "Homeland"... Does anyone else get an uneasy feeling when they hear our country called the "Homeland"? Does it no...

Would Rick Perry be the first to run for Prez while under indictment?
In Politics - By Gr8Daze - 1 hr ago - I can't think of any other time a person ran for president while under indictment for a crime. Am I forgetting someon...

Wash. gang leader gets federal prison time for hot-pink rifle
In Culture - By Juan Rico - 2 hrs ago - (link) (link) It's bright pink and packs only one shot, but it's powerful enough to send a reputed Washington s...

Video Shows Panic in Liberia as Man (in red shirt) Wanders Out of Ebola Clinic
In News - By New Deal Democrat - 2 hrs ago - (link) As Liberia struggles to contain the deadliest Ebola outbreak on record, health workers say that fear of the...

The Tom Servo Ice Bucket Challenge!
In Fun - By R2D42 - 2 hrs ago - www.youtube.com/watch?v=NSvFBUMiHdg...

Ever since the President was first inaugurated, the GOP has been on a campaign to cripple him...
In Politics - By Mr_Scorpio - 2 hrs ago - AND by extension, cripple the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA from under him. Basically, they held the entire function of...

Would Africa be a superpower if there was no slave trade?
In Politics - By metroins - 2 hrs ago - I'm not racist, I'm not race baiting or trying to incite anything, srs. I see a lot of people saying African Ameri...

MISSING LIBYAN JETLINERS RAISE FEARS OF SUICIDE AIRLINER ATTACKS ON 9/11
In Politics - By Dexter Morgan - 3 hrs ago - Islamist militias in Libya took control of nearly a dozen commercial jetliners last month, and western intelligence a...

Obama Free Fall. Fun game for Conservatives!
In Fun - By Da Mannn - 3 hrs ago - (link) If he gets stuck, move him with the cursor! This is fun!...

Mattel Launched Mariachi Barbie And This Is What She Looks Like
In Culture - By Strange Luck - 3 hrs ago - On social media people seemed to be divided whether this Barbie is a good idea or not. Ozlem Sensoy @Professor...

Cameron's a Hero and Obama is a Wuss
In Politics - By Zutak - 3 hrs ago - Because Cameron gave a speech about what a hero he is, vis-à-vis ISIS. Meanwhile, Obama the bum, isn't doing anyt...

Matchmaking Service for Campaign Contributions Launches Nationally
In Politics - By shortviking - 3 hrs ago - Since most people live in congressional districts that aren’t particularly competitive, they can have a bigger infl...

USA vs. Russia - Who is more helpful?
In Culture - By The Center Holds - 3 hrs ago - Interesting social experiment...doesn't "prove" anything, but as anecdotal evidence, it does make you think. (link...

What Has President Obama Done? Here’s a List of 253 Accomplishments, with Citations
In Politics - By ConservativeDemocrat - 3 hrs ago - (link) Here’s What He’s Done Returned The Executive Branch To Fiscal Responsibility 1. Within his first ...

Good News! Remember that CEO from a few days ago who abused his dog in an elevator? He was fired!
In Culture - By Runner Dude - 4 hrs ago - I just got this in an email from change.org... Runner Dude -- I was horrified when I saw video footage of the C...

Obama. Is. PISSED.
In Politics - By wonderwarthog - 4 hrs ago - I have never seen the man so visibly furious. The press tried to question him about the beheading, and he waved th...

Judge overturns murder-rape convictions for 2 who served 30 years
In News - By Strange Luck - 4 hrs ago - (link) LUMBERTON, N.C. - A North Carolina judge overturned the convictions Tuesday of two men who have served 30 y...

She does look kinda guilty, though
In Culture - By R2D42 - 4 hrs ago - FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – A Fayetteville woman was arrested on suspicion of stealing $144 worth of eye shadow on Sept. ...

The Islamic State in Iraq Is Altering US Plans for Withdrawal From Afghanistan
In Politics - By Strange Luck - 4 hrs ago - Last week, as the deadline for troop withdrawals in Afghanistan loomed without a signed security agreement between th...

NASA Needs Your Help Sorting Through Almost 2 Million Photos.
In Culture - By Strange Luck - 5 hrs ago - NASA needs help from all interested parties in sorting through over 1.8 million archival photos dating back to the 50...

Steve Scalise hires Rand Paul’s press aide
In Politics - By Strange Luck - 5 hrs ago - House Majority Whip Steve Scalise has hired a former press aide to Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) as his communications direc...

LIBRARY GIRL is INNOCENT
In Fun - By wonderwarthog - 5 hrs ago - She just posted a thread disclaiming responsiility for "The Doctor's" threads and ensuing threads using other aliaese...

Parents Of Slain Member Of SEAL Team VI Call For President Obama’s Resignation
In Politics - By Strange Luck - 5 hrs ago - WASHINGTON (CBS DC) – The parents of a SEAL Team VI member who was killed in action have called on President Barack...

How can ONE intellectually honest DEMOCRAT/LIBERAL/PROGRESSIVE
In Politics - By Sowilo - 5 hrs ago - still support Obama? From the left, he has been a sellout to Corporatocracy and Wall Street. He has aligned himsel...

US airstrikes against ISIS are pathetic and ineffective.
In Politics - By Sowilo - 5 hrs ago - 43 air strikes in a week. That means that maybe some trucks, artillery pieces and a few dozen soldiers were killed. ...

Obama ignored PDB's for more than a year regarding ISIS.
In Politics - By Sowilo - 5 hrs ago - LMFAO at all the people that accused Bush of ignoring a vaguely worded cryptic PDB regarding AQ a few months after he...

Have you ever been wrong on the Internet?
In Politics - By Cardinals1982 - 5 hrs ago - Did you openly admit it? Politics seems to have become so infected with hyperbole, exaggerations, distorions, and ...

wages drop for "almost-all-american-workers" who work for a living
In Money - By JeffJenk - 6 hrs ago - (link) Of course it did. That is the plan - forced poverty on the majority and obscene riches for the elite parasi...

Should gun owners boycott "gun free" businesses?
In Culture - By Juan Rico - 6 hrs ago - youtube.com/watch?v=3ogzRrtCbgk Works for me. Granted, sometimes there's no practical alternative to a gun-free e...

Can we say that Labor Day 2014 is the weekend DI made DU interesting again?
In Fun - By galileosghost - 6 hrs ago - I mean, DU is finally fun to read again! The grimy veneer of PC is peeling back, and people are starting to speak the...

Interesting way to remind us of driving safety
In Tech - By mjrr - 6 hrs ago - From VW. (link)...

Wages Dropped for Almost All American Workers in First Half of 2014
In Politics - By Dexter Morgan - 6 hrs ago - Economist Elise Gould pored over data from the government’s Current Population Survey and determined that workers a...

Polar vortex visits to U.S. linked to climate change
In News - By MisterMan - 7 hrs ago - (link) WASHINGTON (AP) — Remember the polar vortex, the huge mass of Arctic air that can plunge much of the U.S....

Islamic state issues video of beheading of U.S. hostage
In News - By southernwriter - 7 hrs ago - (Reuters) - The Islamic State released a video purporting to show the beheading of American hostage Steven Sotloff, a...

The Covert Origins of ISIS
In Politics - By radicalifornian - 7 hrs ago - (link) (link)...

9 year old girl said Uzi was too much for her
In News - By LavenderGirl - 7 hrs ago - PHOENIX (AP) -- A 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed a shooting range instructor with an Uzi in northern Arizona...

Quiz for Discussionist Posters (Tongue in cheek) :)
In Politics - By Gr8Daze - 7 hrs ago - Based on the Mike Dickinson (fake democrat) thread this morning I thought I would create a little quiz for posters he...

5 Feminist Myths That Will Not Die
In News - By galileosghost - 7 hrs ago - (link)...

Der Spiegel: Legal grounds for withholding evidence from Flight MH 17 black boxes?
In News - By BeeFree - 7 hrs ago - Continuing Media Silence on the Fate of Flight MH17 With a handful of exceptions, a shroud of silence has been dr...

Democratic Congressional Candidate: Republicans Are Worse Than ISIS
In Politics - By Dexter Morgan - 7 hrs ago - Jesse T. Smith, who is running against Republican Rep. Mike Rogers wrote “the greatest country on earth is being bu...

Whatever Happened to Not Revealing Your Personal Info Online?
In Culture - By GiovanniJones - 7 hrs ago - I was a teen when the Internet started becoming popular. Back then, everyone from our parents to our teachers to any...

ISIS release video that claims to show the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff ..
In Politics - By Dexter Morgan - 8 hrs ago - ISIS has released a video that it claims to show the beheading of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff. Sotloff, who fre...

South Carolina Republican: all gays are going to hell
In Politics - By daemons - 8 hrs ago - "There's nothing wrong with being gay. I have plenty of friends who are going to hell." - Stephen Colbert Stephen...

I'm surprised no one has created a DU/Discussionist wiki site yet
In Culture - By Cute Kitten Eater - 8 hrs ago - similar in the vein to that cesspool encyclopediadramatica. It doesn't even have to be limited to DU/DI, but also in...

Proof Stonehenge was a complete circle
In Science - By Boadicea - 8 hrs ago - (link) Parch marks in the grass, in an area that had not been watered, have revealed places where two "missing" hu...

Killing over property.
In Culture - By TBR - 8 hrs ago - Often in discussions with gun-supporters, the conversation comes to a point where it is clear they are willing to kil...

Steven Sotloff 'beheaded by Islamic State' Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant
In News - By rh24 - 8 hrs ago - Blood thirsty fucking savages. They have reportedly just released the video. Story up at the London Daily Telegra...

DU's daily doozies
In Politics - By rubicon - 8 hrs ago - Ok, here's a fun thread to poke fun at that site since people there think they are so "reality-based". Will keep t...

You know what would vastly improve DU, instantly? Shutting down the HOF group.
In Culture - By quinnoxfromdu - 9 hrs ago - I just looked at the latest kerfuffle which took place over the last few days, with HOF users once again bombarding D...

Magic in the Moonlight
In Fun - By Northwood - 9 hrs ago - Saw the movie yesterday and really enjoyed it. Seems like the reviewers and movie goers turned it down but we were d...

Well Library Girl outed herself as The Doctor...
In Culture - By Let it go - 9 hrs ago - The mods took her down with amazing speed. It's too bad DU won't ever see they went apeshit over DI thanks to our cl...

Food-Stamp Use Starting to Fall
In Politics - By Northwood - 9 hrs ago - After soaring in the years since the recession, use of food stamps, one of the federal government's biggest social-we...

never heard of Jimi Jamison or Survivor, but
In Culture - By i verglas - 9 hrs ago - If I Had A Rocket Launcher (link) If you don't know Bruce Cockburn ... something a little more appropriate to l...

Rotherham: In the face of such evil, who is the racist now?
In Culture - By Tin Ear - 9 hrs ago - (link) Let’s start with a riddle. If South Yorkshire Police can mount a raid on Sir Cliff Richard’s home in pu...

Chicago crime stats
In Culture - By Jack Burton - 9 hrs ago - FYI. 2014 Chicago crime stats. Lots of graphs. Stuff you'd expect. And some novel stuff like the Shot-in-the-Ass-...

Is this guy an asshole,.....or is this guy an asshole?
In Culture - By Floyd R. Turbo - 9 hrs ago - The trend that’s sweeping the globe for a good cause has reportedly gotten a Houston-area family in trouble. A m...

63% Oppose Obama Executive Order On Immigration
In Politics - By rh24 - 9 hrs ago - President Obama's push to unilaterally enact changes to the nation's immigration policies is running into fierce oppo...

UK Social Worker Given Diversity Training After Exposing Pakistani Sex Ring
In News - By Tin Ear - 9 hrs ago - A British social worker says her boss forced her to take a two-day diversity training class and that she was told t...

Dog-Kicking Centerplate CEO Removed From Job
In News - By Immacolata - 10 hrs ago - Stadium catering company Centerplate will today announce the resignation of CEO Desmond Hague, 10 days after surveill...

Russia confirms all five geckos on space sex mission are dead!
In Science - By OMG...JustLookAtThis - 10 hrs ago - Russia’s space agency on Monday confirmed that five geckos, launched into space for an experiment on weightlessness...

Two amendments to the constitution that I would like to see in my lifetime. (Poll)
In Politics - By ProudNYSTaxPayer - 10 hrs ago - Amendment XXVIII Section 1. It shall be the responsibility of all citizens of the United States to cast a ballot in...

New York: Bank didn't lend to blacks in Buffalo
In News - By Strange Luck - 10 hrs ago - ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A bank refused to offer mortgages to African-Americans living in Buffalo, New York's attorney g...

RIP Jimi Jamison
In Culture - By aclown - 10 hrs ago - 2nd lead singer of Survivor. Love this song, among others, and the video is fun too, if silly. When you are a man ...

US manufacturing soars; construction spending jumps
In News - By daemons - 10 hrs ago - (link) The pace of growth in the U.S. manufacturing sector rose in August to its highest level since March 2011, ...

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