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Archives: December 30, 2011

Love this from the "Occupy Iowa Caucuses"

Dismals Canyon to take the chill off on a Winter's eve.

More About MSNBC Apologizing To Romney For Telling The Truth About KKK Slogan

Okay Verizon will get an extra $48 from me

Bachmann campaign loses second key staffer in Ron Paul flap

opensource.com

"Campaign To Legalize Marijuana Ready In Michigan"

Perry loses round 1 in Virginia ballot battle

Leaving Animals Out of the Cosmetics Picture

R&H's "South Pacific" showing on cable's Ovation TV coming up

NYT Editorial: Justice and Prosecutorial Misconduct

Exclusive: Interpol chief - close EU border loophole or risk attack

China push to put astronaut on the moon

Leveson inquiry should address media sexism, women's groups demand

John Yoo: Let's Attack Iran - it'd be legal even if we did it on our own, and super awesome, too:

Allowing candidates to pick their running mate is not obvious

AAA probably WON'T give you a free ride home on New Year's Eve.

Is the word "conservative" about to become a putdown?

Girls Night Out in Baltimore.

In 20 minutes Ed Schultz is scheduled to interview Rick Santorum.

Gunfire alert system a bullseye with cops (SF Chronicle)

Was Iowa won by Hillary in '07 primary?

Federal judge blocks Calif. low-carbon fuels rule

Debt Is (Mostly) Money We Owe to Ourselves

Red Bull is that fuckhead's kasey kahne's biggest sponsor.

Wisconsin: Court rules against recall group

All-time record high temperature recorded at South Pole

Ariz. Humane Society changes policies after cat killed

Oakland's PD puts its most violent pigs against Occupy.

Great news! Progressive Talk Radio is returning to Columbus. Tune in to WVKO 1580 AM to listen to..

A Quick Poem to Consider

Which Sinatra replacement was also TV famous for riding a mule?

If you are going to be exiled: Which 5 TV shows, 5 movies and 5 books would you want to have?

Got this on wife's XP pro system:

Excellent article about why attacking Iran would be an awfully awful idea

Stephen Hawking seeks helper to make voice heard

Should Iowa remain "first in the nation" re: primary season

CNN Video: Syrian army defectors defend Homs

A very good reason to vote for Barack Obama.

List of religion's tangible accomplishments and advances for humanity

Turkish Airstrikes Kill Smugglers Mistaken for Kurdish Separatists

I just noticed that Cadfael (Season 1, at least) is streaming

After Promising No Teleprompters, Bachmann Reads Speech from iPad

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Friday, December 30, 2011.

5 Occupy protesters arrested at Paul campaign HQ

The whole "let's dump Joe Biden" meme.

Mitt Romney: President Obama Out Of Touch Like Marie Antoinette

Pelosi aides dispute daughter's claim that her mother wants to leave politics.

Keep Calm, People!

As someone who used to vote Republican way back when - SCREW THAT

TWO WORDS for Mitt Romney: "Hurricane Katrina," you clueless fucking asshole.

Rose Leaves Macro

Justin Sane of Anti-Flag: The Occupy Movement Gives Me A Lot Of Hope

About my Christmas white cell dontion

Health deal will stress accountability, minister says

"How do people without photo ID buy cigarettes..."

Many Fewer Hearing Mostly Bad Economic News - PEW Research

War on the War on Drugs

Needed: Advice on how to help my friend

Smokin' hot island rises up from depths of the Red Sea

You must remember this, a breast is just a breast, a teat is just a teat...

Settlement outposts at root of Jewish violence in West Bank

Twitter must comply with a formerly secretive subpoena

Chris Hayes in for Rachel. His weekend show has become our favorite on MSNBC. nt

Number of Star members ignoring me: 1

Anatomically correct?

Do I have a chance if I interview by phone, but all others interview in person?

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Brad Friedman subs for Mike

Gender Reassignment: Number Of Big U.S. Companies Covering Transgender Surgery Rises

My Boss gave me a bag of Himalayan

Why Libertarianism Doesn't Work

Oregon wolf enters California, now in Siskiyou County

Newbie asks: Is there going to be a January contest?

Vote up my addition to the icanhascheezburger universe...

Slate: Is there really 100 years’ worth of natural gas beneath the United States? by Chris Nelder

Well, this conversation today really blew me the Hell away...

Robert Parry: Slip-Sliding to War with Iran

how could this thread be locked?

Corporate health insurance...

Garth Drabinsky transferred to Beaver Creek minimum-security prison

Pushing creationism in Indiana

There's a wolf in California!

Looks like 41 seats to 22 seats

Allo! I'm of half here for a few days

Jury worked in this case.

New glitch in jury process?

Mitt Romney's Marie Antoinette Charge 'Laughable' Coming From 'Quarter-Billion-Dollar

Stunning: the Ray Bolger solo in 1936's The Great Ziegfeld

See what happens when the duck is freed?

British Farmers Harvesting Broccoli, Brussell Sprouts, Cauliflower 3 Months Early

An open letter to Newt Gingrich from the child of a janitor

China Plans To Build 8-Gigawatt Coal Plant - Biggest In Asia

Recommendations for a PPT-to-Video file converter, PLEASE?

Texas Drought's Latest Manifestation - Wave Of Abandoned Donkeys Stressing Rural Animal Shelters

Lawrence O'Donnell Educates Ron Paul on Civil Rights Act

Why the hell can't all you lazy bums just re-discover the good ol' American work ethic?

Is this where I ask is anyone watching "3 Inches"???

M-m-m-m-m-m... pupcakes!!!!!

Maybe the coolest glass decanter EVER!!!

Odd experience re: a colleague's death

FDA Announces In Federal Register- After 30 Yrs., Will Ditch Plans To Restrict Livestock Antibiotics

The most incredible cat in the world:

Oil Heads for Third Yearly Gain on Iran Tension, US Economy Speculation

No... that's OK. Don't bother... ... ... MiddleFingerMom will be alright all by himself, TYVM!!!

My broadband got disconnected accidentally the other day

MFM was a FAMOUS "Fail-Fail-Oh-Just-Fucking-Shoot-Me-Now-FAIL" when it came to "meeting the 'rents".

It's a solar telescope

Tebow or Orton...who do you pick?

What Are You Doing New Year's Eve?

Oh Apple, how could you?

Israel must choose between settlements and peace

Injured Washington Square hawk, Violet, dies after surgery

Obama administration sets up new hotline for immigration detainees

Montana couple finds engagement ring 36 years after losing it in toilet

Pennsylvania sinkhole threatens graves at historic cemetery

Another day....but better

Foot-Long Invasive Shrimp Confirmed Off TX Coast; Carries 17 Viruses Dangerous To Native Species

Climate Models Projecting 2-3C Degree Rise In Avg. Quebec Temperatures By 2020 - Montreal Gazette

Kip's got it all under control....

It's Gonna Be a Cold One!

Liberty Detained

Are we being invaded by an army of Ron Paul morons?...

Virginia GOP Will Require Voters To Sign ‘Loyalty Oath’

New laws target abortion, immigration, alcohol and animals

(UK/News Corp) Leveson inquiry should address media sexism, women's groups demand

Civilian contractors playing key roles in U.S. drone operations

Ron Paul Radically Redefines The Iowa 'Caucuses'

Can we please have the minimum posts to post a thread back?

Postal Service’s closure review process was flawed, panel says

In G.O.P. Field, Broad View of Presidential Power Prevails

Factory Jobs Gain, but Wages Retreat

Maryland TSA Bomb Screener arrested after undercover agent downloaded child porn from his computer

China 'to withdraw' foreign car investment support

Patient Dies After Rats Chew Off Penis In Ward

So since Santorum is "the guy you marry, not the guy you date", was it written in the stars

Picture of my new smile. Thank you Cali-Peggy For those of you contemplating dentures. Do it.

BREAKING: EVERY day is a "bad hair day" on the new Fox drama "Occupy 21 Jump Street"

Payroll tax cut raises worries about Social Security’s future funding

"3 inches" is the phrase for this evening. Modify a thread title to include "3 inches".

A New Love...

Giffords, other survivors to observe 1-year mark of shooting rampage in Tucson

Job interview advice

"Intellectual property"

Man in federal custody after trying to board KCI plane with loaded gun

Formating on the Journal link

US-based Hindu leader hails Russian court's ruling on Gita

Can someone please explain to me where this thread belongs on DU?

Caption this pic of Romney

Ron Paul Can’t Run From His Racist Roots

"God's Chinese Son: The Taiping Heavenly Kingdom of Hong Xiuquan" by Jonathan D. Spence.

Request for positive thoughts after job interview

There's a 25% chance your supermarket ground beef contains antibiotic-resistant fatal bacteria

President Obama lays wreath at Pearl Harbor memorial

Time to eat the Christmas Tree - pics

Rabbi: Mitt Romney To Homosexualize Society

US rejects Hugo Chavez remarks on Latin America cancer

ElBaradei: U.S., Egypt in secret talks on fate of Israel peace treaty

Why don't the Westboro Baptist Church people have their kids taken away?

President Obama to visit Ohio day after Iowa caucuses

I hit and killed a deer last night

Get Your Censor On!

Tea Party Idiots Are At It Again

I think that I'm about to die and go to heaven

CONSERVATISM has a horrid track record for picking Presidents in IOWA...using the Right Wing FILTER

Thanks for the Crutches!

Just a heads up. 2011 will be the second December since 1877 with no snow in NYC.

Former listeners of KGO news/talk 810 - vigil at KGO headquarters tomorrow 5:00 p.m.

Now THIS is more like it! Satire and copy-cat thread in GD.

What's wrong with this picture.....

Former Marine: Military Sexual Trauma and Rape are Dangers in Culture of Violence

A week or two ago somebody here (a troll?) called DU an echo chamber.

Halliburton charged with selling nuclear technology to Iran

MorningStar Farms Grillers Chik'n Veggie Patties meeting their demise?

Need to run something by you friends-

Corn just as high as a crackpot's eye

I got the "You Shouldn't be seeing this...." message. And I Know WHY

Ron Paul's hypocritical vision of health care: charity or death, "that's what freedom is all about"

TYT: Drunk Driver, 20, Sues Bar - Paralyzed In Car Crash (Ana & Cenk Discuss)

Hamas likely to sit out on Palestinian Authority's presidential election in May

Toons: 2012 Calender, Positive Campaigning, the Libertarian Publisher and More. - 12/29/11

Pic Of The Moment: Tough Times In Iowa For Michele Bachmann

The Best Argument For Requiring a Minimum Number Of Replies Before Allowing...

Neo-Liberals don't get it

Woo-hoo! My first jury duty!!

Hey EarlG --

Do you have a favorite New Years song?

Buffalo roams through NM town

liberache doesn't get it

"Iwanna" see the tombstone brought back.

Santorum: "Men & women bonding together for having children is better than every other relationship"

I'm here to loudly blaspheme against God.

[Admins: 1969 error]... Transparency page error...

WPBF - Guns Selling In Record Numbers This Holiday Season

In 2012, I wish all the gay relatives of all the GOP Presidential candidates

World Meteorological Organization Report Says 2nd Explosion of Reactor 3 on March 15

Civilian contractors playing key roles in U.S. drone operations

Walker hides behind nonsensical lawsuit to “escape from the electorate”

In Alabama, a church sees its Latino brethren vanish

Drug war failed across Latin America in 2011

Ireland’s Debt to Its World War II Soldiers

Soon for Sale: Obama's New Winter White House

University releases 2012 Banished Words List (I'm quoted)

Crepes!

2012 Banished Words List announced - I helped banish "Shared sacrifice" ;-)

Ron Paul's World

Question for DUers who grew up religious, and rejected that relgion

Who here is a beautician?

Should I be receiving a PM each time I alert?

Liberty, the last battery hen in Britain, is set free - laws change about cage sizes/conditions

Team Obama lays out electoral map strategy

Teens react to Rick Perry's Strong

Des Moines Police Arrest 12 Protesters at Democratic Headquarters

Soyuz back in service after failed launch (BBC)

"I Became a Prostitute" (acoustic) by the Twilight Sad

With $30 Billion Arms Deal, U.S. Bolsters Saudi Ties

Perry goes after Santorum over earmarks, faces questions from some Iowans

Huxley vs. Orwell (my response to a reactionary)

State, UT employees to see smaller paychecks in January due to delayed deal in Congress

Get a What? A Job? 70% of Occupy Wall Streeters are Employed, Compared to 56% of Tea Partiers

Perry Trips on Anti-Sodomy Supreme Court Case

"That is SO Republican"

Jim Messina - Obama For America: Paths to 270 Electoral Votes

Hey my candle is gone. The war in Afghanistan continues and I want it back. Who took my candle!

Keiser Report: Breastfeeding the Bankers (E229)

NRA Raises $200 Million as Gun Lobby Toasters Burn Logo on Bread

Sopa Would DESTROY Jobs and the Economy … So Why are Unions Supporting It?

The Putin System- From the Canadian Broadcast Corp

US wants 2012 talks for Taliban political office

Ron Paul Reportedly Goes Off On Reporter For Interrupting His Breakfast

The Goons (minus Harry Secombe) do Watergate

North Korea's new leaders lash out at South Korea and allies

Fossilized cells found in China may challenge theory of evolution of cells

FDA Documents Show Agency Once Strongly Opposed Farm Antibiotic Overuse

DNC Spokeswoman Blasts Romney Over 'Marie Antoinette' Comment

Let's do it again! Fifty years after creating the soundtrack to summer, the Beach Boys are back on t

Anyone else see that billboard westbound on I-94?

What our "media" is missing about Iowa

Are Republicans in Alabama plotting to make people there DUMBER?

Setting human limitations...

Florida threatened by rising sea levels

Empire - The decline of the American empire

Alert raised around Alaska volcano after likely 'single explosion'

Three powerful photos from Occupy the Iowa Caucuses Thursday

Is Freeper Steve Lackner really Stephen Colbert?

Are Crackpot Liars Being Used to Tie Iran to 9/11?

(UK) Police sacked for Facebook posts

2011: A Look Back

Obama’s War-Ending Campaign Promise Is Kept as Voters Pay Little Attention

Any Seamonkey users?

My resoultion for 2012

Homeless man in a tent city in Sacramento speaks out

North Korea Vows No Engagement With South’s President

Médecins sans Frontières workers shot dead in Somalia

Prescription Drugs and Medicare Part D

Fox Apologizes to Jews for Jesus Facebook Poll..(in Argentina)

Jason Taylor's last game Sunday.

To all my collector/picker friends on DU -

The unreal amnesia of Republicans

President Obama visits Pearl Harbor memorial

They are here...from the Heritage Foundation and Cato... ..What do you think?

Animal rights group's video sparks search of North Carolina turkey farm

Rick Santorum tells Ed that defense spending is 20% of the budget AND GETS AWAY WITH IT

The real problem in Iowa...It's the terrible GOP field

I started at 85%

Couple Uses Music Video To Embarrass Bank Of America Into Closing On Their Loan

10 Most Dangerous Prescription drugs in America ..

You shouldn't be seeing this, but if you are, please report it in the Help & Meta-discussion forum.

GOP candidates urged to accept climate change by scientists

Occupy LA protesters plan presence at Rose Parade

TEPCO neglected anti-flood measures at Fukushima plant despite knowing risk

Elad, EarlG and Skinner: "Meta" is even more brilliantly clever than I imagined.

Somewhere in a lab far away, the cryogenically frozen body of Dick Clark....

Occupy The Rose Parade preparation complete with rapping 'billionaire'

Scott Brown: Elizabeth Warren Media Coverage Is 'All Fluff'

Go Obama Admin! Big Ag/Big Pharma win again! FDA Drops Plan to Curb Antibiotics In Livestock.

"Wait Wait..." headlines, by XKCD

A "head scratcher"

This is making the rounds on Facebook

Hillary Clinton

Fracking far out

Mike Luckovich Toon: Detention Bill

Ted Rall Toon- The American Way

My happy picture for 2011

Payroll Tax Cut Raises Worries about Social Security’s Future Funding

Are we allowed to have a meta discussion in a group?

Two doctors face murder charges in botched abortion case

What Would a Hamas-Fatah Agreement Mean?

Where is the link to submit a DUZY?

CEO stock options give companies tax windfall

Both lesbian moms have parental rights, Daytona court rules in custody dispute

DHS takes counterterrorism to the NHL

Friday Toon Roundup 1- Repubs

Friday Toon Roundup 2- New Year's

Least favorite 'successful' group

Friday Toon Roundup 3- The rest

Women's feet are a mess (not so with men's feet)

Gov. Chafee Declines

TDPS: Would the country elect a fat guy like Newt Gingrich?

Clarification Request: Posts about Israel

Drumbeat: December 30, 2011

Drumbeat: December 30, 2011

An oldie but a goodie from the Onion: Bush On North Korea: 'We Must Invade Iraq'

What is Mitt Romney Hiding?

Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Zooey Deschanel sing together in YouTube video

Does backing out of jury duty reduce my chances of serving in the future?

If you like Zooey Deschanel and Joseph Gordon-Levitt, you'll like this video:

Telcom customers can sue for eavesdropping

TPM: Ron Paul Doesn’t Appeal To Evangelicals? Polls Say Otherwise

Does SOPA include copyrighted clipart?

The Rain and the Reckoning

Obesity rates in Europe, by country:

Anyone on DU have a vintage kitchen? Need help with instructons.

Proof positive that a calorie is NOT a calorie when it comes to diet:

New lunatic exactly same as old lunatic, confirms North Korea

Solidarity with the working people of Greece, with PAME, and with KKE

Petitions With Over 350,000 Signatures To Legalize Marijuana Submitted In Washington State

"The Revolution Would Like to Apologize for Shitting all Over Your Apathy!"

'Racist newsletter' timeline: What Ron Paul has said

George Steiner, a certain idea of knowledge

Did you guys see who Obama nominated to The Fed ?

Red & yellow

ALEC-linked group revealed as major secret donor in referendum on Maine's voting rights

Citizen Journalist killed in Syria

Snow Leapord

Pilgrim Nuclear Generating Station Plymouth shuts down, again - plus

Iraq: the end of a war and the reaffirmation of U.S. exceptionalism

Clueless and Ironic? Romney compares Obama to Marie Antoinette's

Why dogs bite people

NUJ member's torture to be investigated in Colombia (National Union of Journalists)

NUJ member's torture to be investigated in Colombia (National Union of Journalists)

President Obama's New Military Detention Powers Threaten Basic Rights

First Fast-Charging Station for E-Cars Goes Live as Part of ‘Electric Highway’

Eric Fehrnstrom, Romney advisor: "WHO can restore the U.S. to an economic SUPAH POWAH?"

New island appears off Yemen after volcanic eruption

Awwwww!

Umbrella Tree

Native Americans Say "Occupy" Terminology Is Offensive

Google censors journalist's avatar.

AG spends $476K defending abortion laws

Ex-Texas Gov. Ann Richards portrayed in one-woman play 'Ann'

US Wars Far From Over: Leadership of both parties committed to a militarist agenda

Keith Olbermann, Current TV Tension Rumors Surface As 'Countdown' Host Absent From Iowa Coverage

Doggerland

Protesters Follow Scott Walker to California (thank you Occupy Orange County!!)

DU'ers there is hope for us --- Partisan civil liberties disorder

We are Farmers, We Grow Food for the People (OWS)

Sitting on a Throne of Gold: Former TN State Rep. sued in $80 million class action lawsuit

Hey! Chris Christie! You fuckin' manatee in a suit! What's Romney gonna "bring us back" to?

"The snake oil" - NOooo!1 My family's secret ingredient (olive oil) is more corrupt than Halliburton

Rick Santorum Wants to Send a Message to Egypt by Attacking Iran

Ascent of Man

Damn Healthcare system

Crime DOES Pay for the 1% - FB Photo

What's for dinner? ~ Friday the 30th edition!

What is it about these Republican males?

Seventeen years ago today, a gunman opened fire at two different women's health centers in MA

Planned Parenthood in Boston, and the man with a gun, seventeen years ago today.

Alzheimer's: Diet 'can stop brain shrinking'

Can I PLEASE take it to the bridge??? Remembering James Brown, May 3, 1933 – December 25, 2006

In early book,Ron Paul criticized AIDS patients, minority rights and sexual harassment

And this is why we DON'T have nice things...

Egypt police raid U.S.-backed pro-democracy groups

Some Alamo Bowl: Baylor 67, Washington 56

Telecom customers may sue government over wiretapping, court says

Ron Paul and Jerry Jones: Separated at Birth?

Chimpanzees consider their audience when communicating

Chart: Among GOP Candidates, Not a Single Friend of Social Security

Report: Romney Ran As Pro-Choice In '94 Because Poll Showed ‘It Would Be Impossible For A Pro-Lifer'

Man, the pubbies are pretty much boned, eh?

Euro remains near its low for 2011 (BBC)

Saw the new Mission Impossible Monday.

Rhino poaching hits record as horns worth more than gold

Why Many Vitamin Studies are Absolutely Worthless

No December 30 for Samoa

NYC mayor doesn't address Muslim boycott of event

Clashes in Syria as Arab monitors embolden protesters

Rabbi Pinto's Charity Spent Heavily on Luxury Travel, Jewels

Vets Say Pentagon Misdiagnosed Thousands to Save Money

Class Sues 'Christian' Financial Adviser

Republican approved birth control methods

4 U.S. Makers of Towers for Wind Turbines File Complaint Over China’s Steel Subsidies

The second stage of LGBT economic progress

Port Authority Retirees Fight for Free Tolls

Super Bowl prediction!

China Proceeds on Plan for Disputed Yangtze Dam

Wash. Post Contest Winner to Name Meehan's PA. congressional District: Goofy Kicking Donald Duck

Model unlocks human impact on Africa's fire regimes

Post-Occupation Iraq Turns into Bonanza for U.S. Weapons Makers

Juan Cole: Top Ten Myths about the Arab Spring of 2011

Mitt/Newt/Ron/Rick/Rick don't count. Citizens United does.

US 'deeply concerned' after Egyptian forces raid NGO offices in Cairo

Keynes Was Right

Funny Friday...

This looks like a real safety hazard.

If I could separate what's real from what I've been dreamin I could live to fight another day

Mitt Romney's son goes "birther"

Got a favor to ask... Respond to this CNN Politics report on Paul

Major Squeeee

Port Authority Retirees Fight to Tree Foals

Alaska teen who was injected with heroin dies

Son says Romney won't release tax returns until Pres. Obama releases “grades and birth certificate"

Tewksbury Owner Fights Feds' Attempt To Seize Alleged Drug Motel

Exclusive: U.S. mulls transfer of senior Taliban prisoner

Perry Sues Wrong Virginia in Attempt to Get On Ballot

Samoa, Tokelau cross international date line

"the irony and hypocrisy are worse than what immediately meets the eye"

We're Still at War: 2011 in Photos

A brief history of religion

Collard greens, check! Hog jowls, check! Cornbread, on its way.

Alert raised around Alaska volcano after likely 'single explosion'

who has fallout 3? tell me about the game please

Albuquerque man arrested for raping, killing, baby

The Lies that Europe's Politicians Tell Themselves

Math quiz: Catholic school + communal showers + Conservative white male = ???

Thatcher government toyed with evacuating Liverpool after 1981 riots

"... His boots -- 'Freedom' and 'Liberty' -- might as well be named 'Oops' and 'Dang.'"

Washington vs Baylor

Occupy Wall St. Hip Hop Anthem: Occupation Freedom, Ground Zero And The Global Block Collective

Where Did They Come From? The Rise of the Tea Party

Authorities: Abortion doctors charged with murder

wow. Someone help me eat all this stuff! I sent home a lot of it when my family left but,

This is the state of Iowa's bowl day!

todays trades

75 years ago today: Flint Sit Down Strike begins - listen

xposting from GD

"That is so Republican"

And a win for Hindus

Sometimes, outtakes are ht best parts of a cartoon

An appropriate mascot for the Repukes

Why is Tim Geithner still employed by this administration?

Dan Froomkin: How Many U.S. Soldiers Were Wounded in Iraq? Guess Again

The 2011 "Are You Serious?" Awards

Has America’s Stolen Election Process Finally Hit Prime Time?

Mitt Romney Used Poll To Determine His Abortion Stance In 1994 Campaign

Rich Romney trying to appear as one of the 'poor masses' while ridiculing Obama vacation: Really?

OK, Explain This To Me Like I’m A Complete Idiot Part 9:

Vote: Who is Outsports’ Person of the Year?

So, Jesus walked on water? That's cool.

Democracy American-style

2011 "Are You Serious?" Awards

Choosing CONSERVATISM was a Bad Choice for the IOWANs...just look at their confusion over there

Fox Nation headline on Romney

I just got a strange message

US continues to arm Iran's neighbors

Half of America In Poverty? The Facts Say It's True

Who is Outsports’ Jerk of the Year?

Often, reading GD is like watching a tetherball game.

Wiretap Suits OKd Against US, Not Telecoms

Top Ten Rhino Stories of 2011

You can't make stuff up this good

10 Reasons Why Labor Unions Are Going to Win

Iran threats add new dimension to Keystone XL debate

United Native Americans: Occupy the United Nations Jan. 27, 2012

God and Satan in a tea house????

2011 was 'worst year ever' for elephants with record ivory seizures

I know it's preaching to the choir, but Krugman does it well here

Does this image make you feel queasy?

Post processing. Do you shoot with that in mind? Do you even worry about it?

Deep Gulf drilling thrives 18 mos. after BP spill

Bank CEOs Earn Big Bucks Even as Stocks Get Slammed

Awesome Train Stations

Occupy Iowa: We aren't trying to disrupt caucuses

Musto Occupies 2011: A Rich Year for Gossip

If you were the last person on earth

What are those things that look like big bass drums on radio towers?

What day do you think would be good for a "DU fairness day"? (You Could Be Next Part 6)

No charges in Royal Palm Beach fatal shooting that took place after attempted motorcycle theft

Excellent...Mitt announces in interview on MCNBC that he didn't

Being pagan in Georgia: Do schools promote some religions while denigrating others?

Today's failure of the jury system.

Occupy's Rose Parade float: 70-foot octopus of corporate greed

"What is Mitt Romney Hiding?"

Anti-Gay Groups Struggle, Make Year-End Pleas For Financial Help

A joke about driving too slow #10

Will Amazon Pull Offensive Calendar?

Tax Benefits From Options as Windfall for Businesses

Michael Moore: 75 Years Ago Today, the First Occupy

Vanity Post: Bike commute rate 93.7% for 2011

Teens React to Rick Perry's Antigay Ad

There's an Armadillo in Alabama!

Virginia to print, mail ballots despite Perry suit

College tuition in Michigan among the nation's most expensive

Have they run out of hot air?

What Mitt Pays In Taxes

Posted in Video & Multimedia (Forum) Teens React to Rick Perry's Antigay Ad

Israeli student in UK wins battle over bias claims

selling used books

Has America’s Stolen Election Process Finally Hit Prime Time?

"New Rule: You can’t be against same-sex marriage and for Newt Gingrich."

I see people like Glenn Greenwald, Matt Taibbi and Cenk Uygur are being attacked in a big way

Nasa's Grail gravity twins set to orbit Moon (BBC)

How do you hold title to your real estate property (if any)?

Former GOP city chair busted for videotaping naked boys

F.C.C. to Look at Verizon’s $2 ‘Convenience Fee’

Virus sickens 110,000 in Vietnam, kills 166

Obama releases his Birth Certificate on mugs. I just ordered mine!

Mitt: 'I'm not a Wall Street guy, classically defined'

The Romneys show how you can be born rich and still say you "worked for it".

Fundies in Iowa worry that the Crazy-as-Hell vote is being splintered

PHOTOS: Brothers from another mother UPDATE

Fucking Lance Vance.

It is this simple regarding 9/11...NO ONE has ever came forward and said 'I was part of it!"....

All Samoans get paid for Friday !

Conservatives running for the OVAL suffering Weak Bench Syndrome..3rd string level, water boys, oops

Tebow Was Fined For Famous Billboard

Pakistan to investigate 'memogate' scandal that warned of military coup

New poll has Santorum jumping to second place in Iowa!

Loud mouth Chris Christie threatens the people of Iowa if they don't vote for Mittens

Huntsville schoolteachers got some welcomed news that the school system will provide up to $350 each

Ghost Rider writer loses legal bid

Proposed Bill Would Ban Cheery Greeting

Bolivia honors mother earth and enshrines it in the law.

The Last Refuge of Failure is Myth: The REAL Ronald Reagan

‘Dogs love marijuana’ says non-local vet

Bill to end horse slaughter and export

Gingrich tears up at forum hosted by Frank Luntz

Obama Pokes Fun at Romney's Birther Son

Freak foam storm swamps seaside resort

Toon for the end of the year:

Mitt has a "Yertle the Turtle" moment

Let's try this again: No, Social Security is NOT insolvent.

Ohio GOP Rep. Steve Austria will not seek reelection in 2012...

Even a Caveman can....

Anybody play with dance games?

It's Steam Sale Season!!!

U.S. Senate Races-Democrats Look to a Strong Field of Women

Iowa poll: Santorum surges as Gingrich fades, Romney leads

Newt sheds tears...

Biodiversity study running out of funding with many creatures yet to be cataloged in Smokies (AP/Rep

Glenn Greenwald is an asshat for his support of Ron Paul.

Is moon-landing denial "crazy talk"?

The next person that tries to upsale me is going to get slapped. lol

Remember when Robert Reich and Paul Krugman went under the bus here for agreeing with Obama?

Bachmann, Santorum fail to qualify delegates on TN presidential ballot (Knoxville News-Sentinel)

Police: Tampa Man Burns House So Mother, Wife Won’t Move In

Romney son apologizes, calls Obama birther remark a 'joke'

Newt Cries Recalling Mother

Statistically speaking, how often should one get invited for Jury Duty?

Singing the anthem: Are you doing it 'right'? Lawmaker wants rules for performances at schools

Obama Pokes Fun at Romney's Birther Son

Whale Sperm Makes the Ocean Salty, Snooki Claims

Here's the skinny on "Americans Elect"

Campaign In 100 Seconds: "What Has Obama Ever Done For Us?"

The worst 10 political gaffes of 2011

How Mollusk Blood Could Cure Cancer

Once-homeless Army sergeant launches effort to provide for needy

New book alleges Nixon was a drunken, wife beater who had a love affair with a mobster

first stab at a tree list

BarackObama: Why won’t Mitt Romney release his tax returns?

first stab at a tree list

U.S gas and diesel exports, exceed imports...(about refined products, not oil)

New provision starting Sunday affects jobless

WHERE'S THE TAX RETURNS?

Mother Jones: Nullification Makes a Comeback

Just because I found it/them interesting.

Afterword from Lawrence Krauss' New Book - A Universe From Nothing

A blow struck for education in Chile by the left.

An inside look at how republicans think.

Papantonio: GOP War On Voting Heats Up

The GOP primaries in a nutshell

"Surprise, Surprise: Black Market Cashes In On Pot Crackdown"

Verizon Wireless Recants, Won't Charge $2 Fee (after public backlash and FCC interest)

A Roundup of 2011's Most Extreme Attacks on Women's Right to Choose

Empire - The decline of the American empire

A Roundup of 2011's Most Extreme Attacks on Women's Right to Choose (crosspost from GD)

Gingrich openly weeps for his mother in campaign spot

I want Ron Paul to win Iowa for one reason only...

Pakistani death squads go after informants to U.S. drone program

Keith Olberman responds to Current question.

It seems the Republican establishment is pulling out all of the stops for Romney.

The Point: Alan Grayson on Crazy Military Spending In The U.S.

Verizon scraps $2 fee

Question:

Verizon reverses on $2 fee for one-time payments

S.&P. 500 Ends 2011 Where It Started,

Drop everything! Russell Brand has filed for divorce from Katy Perry!

My prediction is that Bachmann will be the first to withdraw from GOP race

(PA) DA: ‘Zero tolerance’ for celebratory gunfire

I've seen plenty of cats looking out windows

Have I gone insane?

In Memoriam of GM's takeover by Factory Workers, December 30/1936 --as remembered by Michael Moore

NO SOUP FOR YOU! Steve King (R-IA) joins “my great friend” for photo op but offers no endorsement

DNC's compilation of year’s worth of ridiculous republican moments

Federal Appeals Court to Family Policy Institute of Washington: Obey the Donor Disclosure Laws

Newt Gingrich Cries!

Halliburton charged with selling nuclear technology to Iran

Whenever I post at DU3, I want a beer. I used to want to listen to The Beatles.

Hackers plan space satellites to combat censorship (BBC)

AFP -Science Taboo For Republicans Seeking White House

I apologize

Do you think Mitt Romney will ever release his income tax statement??

Sports Towels, Christmas Lights, BP Gas Cards And Ads Among FL Officials' Uses For BP Spill Money

Top 10 greatest moments of GOP goofyness and idiocy from the campaign

Voices At AGU; Climate Shift Far Faster Than Thought, Will Create World Humans Have Never Known

"Tucson Orders Closure of Mexican-American (Xicano) School Program"

I would like to propose to remove a group host.

Steel Industry Proposes To Voluntarily Cut Emissions, But All Chinese Producers Refuse

Matt Romney backs off birth certificate quip

Memo To America: Ron Paul’s Ideology Is As Dangerous As The Tea Party

“Museum Signatures" returns once more to the Friday Afternoon Challenge!

Iran spots US Navy near drill, 'ready for confrontation'

Since 1870, Volume Of N. Patagonian Ice Field Down 100 km3, S. Field Off 500 km3; Cool Time-Lapse

US vs Iran: War over the Strait of Hormuz?

Teen (12 at the time, in 2004) Accuses Sandusky of Raping Him at Charity Camp on Campus

There is a rumor going around that Keith Olbermann is having issues with Current TV Mgmt

50 N. Hampshire Scientists Urge GOP Hopefuls "To Acknowledge Overwhelming Evidence" For Warming

Attention "Walking Dead" fans: Marathon tomorrow!

Marie Antoinette?

Political Compass

Seriously, I would find out what dumbass suggested that $2 surcharge at Verizon

Tweety: "Evangelicals are SMART. They'll go with a LEADER."

Newt Gingrich Says He Would Consider Sarah Palin For Vice-President

Is that a Big Mac or are you happy to see me?

End Of The Full Time Job

Watching Some documentaries today...

The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Books of 2011 (io9)

Clashes erupt in Turkey over deadly air strikes

Proof that Michele Bachmann doesn't use a teleprompter.

Squirrel Monkey ‘Banana Sam’ Stolen From San Francisco Zoo

Scott Olsen, Vet Wounded at Occupy Oakland, on Recovery, Protests, Iraq & Bradley Manning

Question

A 1969 plan to build a second, nuke-proof Manhattan below New York City

Montana Supreme Court upholds state ban on corporation candidate spending

I can't find the Duzys again!!!!!

Councilwoman Tasco to retire, but only for a day

Cooking with Babies - long rambling nostalgia...; )

I had an interesting call this morning..

Nearly half of North American police officers might be suffering from a sleep disorder

The Dizzying Science of Hangovers

Is It Time for Permanent Yearly Calendar, Single Time Zone?

Results from jury duty...no results...

The Good (City) Life: Why New York's Life Expectancy Is the Highest in the Nation

Happy Days Are Here Again!

Maryland Court: Premium Financing Firms Overcharged Auto Policyholders

The Rumbling--And Why The 2012 Elections Won't Help...Much

Which TURD will FLOAT in the Iowa Bowl Tuesday, January 3 2012? Vote Here!

DemRapidResponse 12/30/11: Top 10 Greatest GOP Moments of 2011

Indiana: 2% Fail Job Training Drug Tests

The most positively viewed political label???? ---- PROGRESSIVE

Why do people congratulate you when you buy a new car?

Federal Court in Hawai'i fines local union, its officer and its attorney for obstructing NLRB invest

The protection money theory

Ozanne asks high court to vacate ruling on collective bargaining law

Toronto, I still can't believe you elected this man as mayor......

I see 2 explanations for Newt's emotional moment about his mentally ill mother.

online portfolios

My professor will be a local weatherman from TV next semester.

Russell Brand files for divorce from Katy Perry

Weekend Economists Ring in the Old, Wring Out the New: Dec. 30, 2011 to Jan. 2, 2012

Okay sorry for being dense but What exactly is happening with GOP primaries

Young People More Likely To Favor Socialism Than Capitalism: Pew

Ozanne asks high court (Wisconsin) to vacate ruling on collective bargaining law

Michelle Obama, Best First Lady Ever?

Now that Obama has caused the price of pot to skyrocket, we can fire up the 1000 watt lights again.

Are Marvel's X-Men human beings?

Dear Republicans - F*CK YOU

Metal Theft Plagues London

Any book recommendations on the faith (or lack thereof) of the Founding Fathers?

The State Whithin - this looks good.

First they came for George McGovern...

Ratio of CEO pay to the average worker.

The first theologian:

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