How Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.s birthday became a holiday (Philly).
Fourteen unexpected responses to hatred (Huffington Post).
Thirteen words that you probably didn't know were invented by Shakespeare (Huffington Post).
Radioactive fish at 125 times 'safe' level caught near Fukushima (Common Dreams).
RIGHT WING / REPUBLICANS EMBARRASSING THEMSELVES (again)
Virginia State Senator Richard H. Black on spousal rape: It might not be a crime if she's 'wearing a nightie' (Raw Story).
Senator Marco Rubio claims that marriage is the solution to poverty (Politics USA).
Oklahoma Republican state law maker, Rep. Sally Kern, argues that homosexuality "is not a civil right. It'a human wrong!" (Raw Story).
Birther leader Joseph Farah has no problem with Canadian-born Ted Cruz running for President (Right Wing Watch).
More "End of Times" stupidity than you probably care to read (Right Wing Watch).
CORPORATE AMERICA ... "TAKERS" WITH A CHRISTIE PLAN
America's real welfare queens (Truth Out).
Five reasons why corporations and the financial industry are "takers" rather than "job creators" (Buzz Flash).
Chris Christie: Corporate America's hero, and Trojan Horse (Chris Hedges).
GOP Senators anti-Obamacare story is denied by doctor who saved his daughter's life (Addicting Info).
Republican-led House vote is designed to manufacture Obamacare security scandal (Daily Kos).
Now we have a leaked audio tape that proves the Republicans are conspiring to manufacture Obama 'scandals' (Politics USA).
NATIONAL SECURITY STATE
How easy it is to spy these days, in one easy graphic ... and what it means for the 4th amendment (Business Insider).
A look at our drone-filled future (Business Insider).
Did the DEA strike a deal with Mexico's most notorious drug cartel? (Business Insider)
Meet the Republican millionaire who wants to raise the minimum wage (Occupy Democrats).
Robert Reich explains what the poor receive in "welfare" (Robert Reich / FB)
California Dreamers: Education for all (Huffington Post).
After being beaten by police protesters came back armed with something other than weapons (Huffington Post).