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  • “We’re not going to repeat the mistakes that led to World War Two!”

    27 August 2014, 4:30 am by: Attaturk

    And engage in appeasement.
  • Late, Late Night FDL: Just Riffing Around

    27 August 2014, 1:00 am by: CTuttle

    Led Zeppelin - Whole Lotta Love Last month, BBC announced: Listeners to pick 'best guitar riff'...
  • Late Night: The Endless Gothic Summer

    26 August 2014, 11:00 pm by: Lisa Derrick

    In Southern California, it feels as if summer is a sun-proof vampire, immortal, a never-ending gothic summer of drought and car chases, punctuated by shootings, stabbings and beatings, heartbreak and horror.
  • When We Look Into Their Eyes . . .

    26 August 2014, 10:13 pm by: Isaiah 88

    "They left the body in the street.…
  • Judge Nixes Cove Point LNG Zoning Permit as Dominion Says Will Soon Receive Federal Permit

    26 August 2014, 9:26 pm by: Steve Horn

    An August 6 court decision handed down by Calvert County Circuit Court Judge James Salmon could put Dominion Resources’ timeline for its proposed Cove Point liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility in jeopardy.…
  • Putin, Poroshenko and Merkel Meeting in Minsk

    26 August 2014, 8:39 pm by: yellowsnapdragon

    Ukraine disintegrated into civil war partly over disagreement about whether to join the European Union's economic integration program, the Eastern Partnership, or to join Eurasia's new Customs Union (CU). Today, Belarus, Kazakhstan, and Russia will hold CU…
  • How Many Tanks Can We Take Back Before The Next Ferguson?

    26 August 2014, 7:52 pm by: spocko

    I recently suggested that we noodle on some methods to de-militarize the police. I wanted to figure out methods that would actually have people look at publicly available communities’ inventory of equipment and demand they get rid of unnecessary items and…
  • Studies Confirm Huge Wealth Loss of Middle Class

    26 August 2014, 7:05 pm by: masaccio

    Three recent studies using different data sets and methodology show the horrendous losses inflicted on what used to be the middle class by the Great Crash. In March, Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman presented a preliminary report on net worth showing a loss…
  • Aunt Who Witnessed Fatal Police Shooting in Kansas Recounts What Led to Death of Mentally Ill Teen

    26 August 2014, 6:15 pm by: Kevin Gosztola

    In Kansas, Ottawa police shot and killed Joseph Jennings, an 18-year-old who was mentally ill, on August 23. At least two officers on the scene were well aware that he suffered from seizures and had responded to a call one day ago to take him to the hospital…
  • Satire: NSA Quits Spying on Americans Out of Disgust

    26 August 2014, 5:24 pm by: Peter Van Buren

    Citing an endless river of filth, vacuous conversations, idiotic Tweets and endless cat videos, the NSA announced it is “freaking done” with spying on Americans.

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