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Archives: November 16, 2012

Those who lie to us on DU hate their very own beliefs

Jon Stewart Mocks Bill O’Reilly’s Fears About The End Of Traditional America - video link

Obama should make the rich white guy that ran for President: Sec of State

Anyone here know someone wonderful to adopt an orange male tabby cat?

Postal Service $15.9 Billion Loss Highlights Urgent Need for Legislative Reform in Congressional La

Texas conservatives want to secede, be more like Russia lol

Republican Congressman Joe Heck Baffles Soledad O'Brien With Bizarre Quasi-Defense Of Susan Rice

Holder defends keeping Petraeus inquiry from White House until after election

Story update.

Sean Hannity hits a new low...

Should we finish flushing Rush?

Candid Photo Of Tennessee's Secessionist Leader

Democratic Solution To The Filibuster: Make Them Talk (details regarding new filibuster reform pkg)

Why I Voted for Mitt Romney (parody)

Police Link Skull Found in Oxnard Trash Bin to Death Shrine

Democratic Solution To The Filibuster: Make Them Talk

Police Link Skull Found in Oxnard Trash Bin to Death Shrine

Perry says Texas will not set up health-insurance exchange

Letter Raises Questions About When BBC Ex-Chief (now w/NYT) Learned of (Jimmy Savile) Abuse Cases

Gov. Martinez Says Romney Remark ‘Sets Us Back’

SAF sues Missouri on behalf of Canadian citizen


Cat gets stuck in box, is freed, gets stuck again, etc

Photo: Jill Kelley, left, & and Jill’s twin sister, Natalie Khawam pose with Sen. Marco Rubio

Interview with Jon Meacham

Advice to the MRN's

In case you're curious... insomnia sucks... that is all n/t

The "elephant in the room" as we roll our eyes at "Real Housewives of Tampa" and it's not funny....

Can you keep this thread kicked?

Cuba Embargo Stance Seen Complicated By Recent Pharmaceutical Breakthrough

BENGHAZI - Post Election Butthurt Relief (image)

So, David Frum has an e-book called "Why Romney Lost." Hmmm...

Report: Jesse Jackson Jr. Insists On Disability Pay As Condition For Leaving Office

The Republican attempt to turn Benghazi into a political football is disgusting.

You know what pisses me off....

Private Prison Company Allegedly Partnered With Violent Gangs To Save Money

Rubio breaks with McCain and Graham on blocking a possible Susan Rice nomination

Talk about your "Nanny State". You know that warning about an erection lasting more than 4 hours?

Republicans Can’t Declare Mandate With More Democrat House Votes

I have never seen the GOP so much on the run.

The Heritage Foundation Refutes the Big UN-Arms-Trade-Treaty Conspiracy

Now the CIA Is Investigating Petraeus

Isn't Mitt Rmoney Right About The Election.....

An innocent NATO photo has become the Web's favorite vehicle for commentary on General Petraeus/

PPP: Republican governors highly vulnerable in PA, FL, OH and ME

Deport Everyone That Signed A Petition To Withdraw Their State From The United States Of America.

Should GOP/Tennessee congressman DesJarlais resign? Vote at the link below.

Bob Cesca: The Reality of Secession and Unicorns

You know who was REALLY promising us all kinds of "stuff"

Butterball probes turkey abuse accusations

Natalie Khawam Got Hefty Loan From Defense Department Lobbyist

George McGovern at the 1984 DNC

Socialite Jill Kelley skydived with commandos (plus tons of details about her 'parties')

Has FBI Agent Frederick W. Humphries even been Suspended?

Obtaining an anonymous shell company is easier in the U.S. than in the rest of the world”

Get troops out of Afghanistan now, says Paddy Ashdown (former leader of the UK's Liberal Democrats)

US, Thailand boost military ties to counter China

It is Fido Friday! Big dogs are here to rule!Dial up warning

Ami Bera defeats Dan Lungren in close California race

Weird goings on in LBN. Post count at 0 but the story was Tweeted 3 times.

Fucking prison rape jokes and the fucking people who make them

Jamaica to abolish slavery-era flogging law

Joe Biden's 1993 Cameo On Carmen Sandiego

Mexican leftists, Uruguay propose legalising dagga

EU group endorses training mission for Mali

Who pronounces Italian "Eye-talian"?

AU wants UN approval for intervention force to fight insurgents in Mali

... and the soap opera rolls on.

Progressive Senators Pressure Obama Not To Cut Social Security

a novel idea

Swiss Bankers Battle Socialists to Keep Tax Breaks for the Jet Set

here's a thought

here's an idea

Never Saw It Coming ... (Homerun)

Tenn. GOP congressman's ex-wife had 2 abortions

let's use that bp money to help

here's an idea that could help the taxpayer

On "Way Too Early" this poor guy is no Willie Geist...

Beware of false GOP rebranding efforts

Homeless man arrested for charging phone in park

Tribunal overturns convictions of Croat generals

Coburn's report highlights an ongoing Congressional problem

Wiegel (who I'm really beginning to see as must read) If We Lose, It Was Stolen

Personnel Reliability Program, nukes, Betrayus, chain of command

Former Mich. first lady Helen Milliken, women's rights advocate, dies at 89

Joe Scarborough - Romney really did mean his comment

Tenn. GOP congressman’s ex-wife had 2 abortions

Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm: Thank You, Nancy Pelosi

UK may never recover £66bn spent to rescue banks - MPs

It was all that I could do to keep from crying

Another $418 Million Dollar Fighter Jet Crash - Pilot Ejected Safely

Train Crashes Into Wounded Veterans Parade In Midland Texas

5 Reasons the Feds Should Not Crack Down on Legal Pot

Democratic Solution To The Filibuster: Make Them Talk

One more reason not to be a Republican...

Philly smoking rates at lowest level in years

Are you going to boycott Walmart on black Friday?

When Right-Wing Christians Stopped Thinking of Women as People

After GMO Labeling Shot Down, Citizens Start Labeling Themselves

Brave Woman Descends Sewer for Trapped Homeless Dog

population of mountain gorillas rises

Growing concerns over 'in the air' transmission of Ebola

GoldieBlox: "Engineering toy for girls" LAUNCH VIDEO

Scott DesJarlais (R-Naturally) Approved Wife's Abortion, Slept With Coworkers, Patients,

Why is the Private Prison Industry in our Public Schools?

states reveal their choices on obama's health law

Rep. Gary Ackerman (D-NY) unloaded, first sarcastically: "Let's just hang the guilty parties."

BREAKING: Hostess, the maker of Twinkies, Ding Dongs and Wonder Bread, is going out of business

Comforter-in-Chief in NY

Rove Turkey

Twinkies Maker Will Close After Strike

Slow Economic Growth? You Can't Say That!

Kind to chair New Democrat Coalition....

Rep. Lungren (R-Calif.) loses reelection bid

Bomb Iran? No. Bomb Gaza? Yes!

Christmas present idea ?

Obama Comforts Storm Victim

Lawrence's EPIC TAKE DOWN Of The Bobbsey Twins John McCain And Lindsey Graham

Experts: 50 Million Poor Need Safety Net, Not Austerity

The Republicans still don’t get it - By Eugene Robinson

The Great Gatsby (1949)

I'm not liking this filibuster discussion and this has me nervous

Obama may find silver lining in the fall of Petraeus

Eleventh implicated in Fort Stewart militia plot - 2 hours ago

Democrats need to win state legislatures to un-Gerrymander the entrenched GOP

Anyone see this movie yet

This breaks my heart:

Wait! Republicans aren't taking blame for nothin'.

CIA investigates Petraeus; Pentagon wants to improve ethics

An apology to America from Winthrop, Maine.

Don't let Wall Street sideline Elizabeth Warren: Sign the Petition.

Joe Madison:Maybe if Petraeus wasn't out BOOTY CHASIN Susan Rice would have had the right CIA report

My last post re: the election

Joe Conason: Mitt Romney’s Sneering Farewell to the ‘47 Percent’

KARL ROVE Under Attack By His Own Party, being thrown under the bus in a blame game.

Nobody can make the people in the Middle East conform to some agenda.

T-Mobile USA Sees Three National Networks Over Long Term

Will the GOP keep the crazies out of their primary process?

How do you reform the filibuster?

A noun, a verb, and Benghazi

HYSTERICAL: Local News Accidentally Runs PhotoShop Petreaus Bio Book Cover: ALL (up) IN (my snatch)

Editorial: 'Petraeus-gate' distracts us from real threats

What's for Dinner ~ Friday Nov 16th

BREAKING: The Average Health of US Citizens will increase now that Hostess is Closing

Hostess plant closings aren’t tied to strike, union says

Joseph Dunford, New Afghan War Chief, Not Included In Troop Withdrawal Discussions

Wow! Didn't realize the impact that DU has on this whole Petraeus thing???!!!

Today in Peace and Justice history on November 16,1928

Today in Peace and Justice history on November 16,1928

AUDIO: Romney Suggests Democrats Run On Free Dental Care In 2016

Obama's "Fiscal Poker Face"

Mitt Romney Accuses The 47% of 'Re-Gifting'

Ikea regrets use of forced labor in East Germany

Chris Christie and Bradly Cooper on Morning Joe?

Tommy the C Is Doing His Thing Again - This Time On The Military

Antibiotic resistance 'big threat to health'

Oh, Boo Hoo Hoo, We Won, You Lost.

So when 0.0321% of the USA wants to promote their batshit crazy ideas....

'Too little known' on early birth

'I'm going to help! (signed, Barack Obama)

Robert Scheer: The Land of Milk and Honey Once More

They've started it - "Obama taking Third Term!"

Pentagon Says 75,000 Troops Might Be Needed to Seize Syria Chemical Arms

Scott Walker scuttles his healthcare exchange as it was too likely he'd get caught stealing the $$.

Joe Conason: Mitt Romney’s Sneering Farewell to the ‘47 Percent’

Christie Says He Disagrees With Romney’s ‘Gifts’ Comment: Time To ‘Move On’

Swiss Bankers Battle Socialists to Keep Tax Breaks for the Jet Set

Secessionists (cartoon)

We're analyzing the Republican Meltdown way too much. It's simple to understand

Gender Quota Proposal Is 'Only the Beginning'

Bradley Replacement to Outweigh Abrams Tank

Gov. Martinez Says Romney Remark ‘Sets Us Back’


Investigating Deaths of Undocumented Immigrants on the Border

Colburn's Take On what Needs to Go

Joe Biden On "Parks and Recreation"

Sovereign citizens in Florida.

President Obama's Daily Schedule - 11/16/12

The Most Important Tax Break Is the One That Nobody Talks About

Is Rep. Peter King just lying through his teeth on MSNBC?

Study: We're Less Likely to Recognize Symptoms of Depression in Men

Indirect effects of climate change could alter landscapes

Why are all the talking heads (and DU also) trying to fix the republican party?

I'm not ready to let Mitt Romney- or my anger- go.

USGS Release: Streams Show Signs of Degradation at Earliest Stages of Urban Development

URGENT! Please sign this petition. (Nigeria: Stop the "Jail the Gays" bill)

Friday TOON Roundup 1 - The Stench Still Lingers

A Spontaneous Demonstration, or Premeditated Attack?

Letter to the Red States in regard to your secession

Friday TOON Roundup 2- Cliff Notes

Keeping Pace with Shift

Friday TOON Roundup 3 - General Disorder

Mitt Romney, punching bag

Friday TOON Roundup 4- Repubs

Hostess Brands closing for good

Colin Woodard: The GOP’s Yankee Problem

Why do Democrats ...

How Risky Is Marijuana Possession?

Are the Scumpublicans laying ground for Impeachment? Fux News may have tipped its hand

Friday TOON Roundup 5- Elections and Leaving

Luke Russett and Sesame Street

What the auto recovery in Ohio teaches us about race and class

Why Paula Broadwell Sent Those Emails

Am I the only one annoyed

After much contimplation and thought I have decided upon a new theme song!!!

New dating of sea-level records reveals rapid response between ice volume and polar temperature

Terrific! Rep. Gutierrez Introduces Republicans to Latinos, Again

Colin Woodard: The GOP’s Yankee Problem

Oh's! No's! The Drudge Report Readers (if you can call them that) are Very Very Upset and Sad!!

Derrick Belcher, Man Behind Alabama Secession Petition, Mad About Losing Topless Car Wash (VIDEO)

You'll never need another site to do Christmas shopping...

E-reading isn’t reading.......

Dunford sees some U.S. forces in Afghanistan post-drawdown

** Gets out her staple gun and posts today's DU Cafeteria Lunch & Drink specials **

STUDY: Expanding Medicaid Would Save Florida $100 Million Per Year

Happy B-Day, Totally Silent Protest!

New Study Shows Airborne Ebola May Be Transmitted From Pigs To Macaques - Science News

Scott DesJarlais Abortion Scandal: Congressman's Wife Had 2 Abortions, Court Transcripts Say

NFL Board Paid $2M to Players While League Denied Football-Concussion Link

Musn't Rush Things! Brazil Urges Delay In Any Binding Climate Talks Until 2013 - SMH


Elephant in the room Question to businesses that screw their employees over Obamacare.

Let's see if the rabid-dog Right goes after Chick-fil-A for their "War on Christmas" .....

Origins of job market troubles hard to pinpoint

Boston cardinal reshuffles parishes to meet priest shortage

Hacktivist group claims to have foiled Karl Rove's election day plans

Hacktivist group claims to have foiled Karl Rove's Election Day plans

Helen Milliken, former Michigan first lady, dies at 89

Back in Congress, What Will Paul Ryan Do Next?

RE Constitutional Amendments:

Maine GOP Chairman: I'm not racist, I play basketball with a black guy !!!!

Passengers left stranded on bus after driver refuses to board because of gay rights advert

Christian wins case on anti-gay marriage Facebook post

Shadows of J. Edgar Hoover in the Petraeus Affair

being transgender and being a parent

An Easy Task for Congress: Save the Post Office

'Out' Unveils All Four Out100 Covers

Winners and Losers in the "Big Secret Bucks" Spending War

Video on out of control health care costs.

Selig won't let Marlins owner off easy

A creepy dream last night

Drumbeat: November 16, 2012

Peak oil notes - Nov 15

Impeach Obama?

Peak oil notes - Nov 15

This Week in Poverty: The Cliff and The Janitors Who Are Already On It

Drumbeat: November 16, 2012

Anti-gay Pastor Scott Lively is mulling a run for Massachusetts Governor

Candidate for Most Distant Galaxy Discovered

Remember when "Obamacare" was a slur by the right wing. Check out this FB post.

Joe Lieberman Says Obama Must ‘Courageously’ Cut Medicare Benefits, Raise Retirement Age

"what's wrong with the idea of including dental care in a national health care system...?

Speaking of casual racism

Meghan McCain on Why the Republican Party Needs to Wake Up

Filibuster on the "other foot"

For the few of you that do hunt, stay safe out there this week!

"Higgs" boson may not open door to exotic realms

Flood Insurance, Already Fragile, Faces New Stress

Petraeus - Jill Kelley Attended GOP Convention - Got Award at Pentagon - Visited White House

Tenth of Quirky Creature's Active Genes Are Foreign: Believed to 'Ingest' DNA from Other Organisms

Israel's Attack Underlines Helplessness, Hopelessness Of Gaza Palestinians

Why Cell Phones Went Dead After Hurricane Sandy

god will judge america over abortion and gay marriage

Holy cow! I lost my star!

Sears Steals PA Wrench Inventor Idea, Now Made in China

President on live, msnbc

Remember that 'Oculus Rift' device?

I fear ANOTHER sex scandal will break out in the DU Lounge!!

Over the last 5 years, commuting by bike has risen 25%, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

I call it "Obamacare," and not ACA

Alan Simpson & Erskine Bowles Bloviating NOW on C-Span2 re: "Fiscal Cliff"

MEGA-OUCH: Fox News Chief On Karl Rove’s Election-Night Meltdown: HE Was Wrong, WE Were Right

Jordanians Protest Fuel-Subsidy Cut, Demand King’s Ouster

In the Emperor Has No Clothes Dept. - what is the "scandal" they speak of?

Question about Fox News

THE RICH ARE TAXED ENOUGH (a debate with Robert Reich and Arthur Laffer)

The Leggiest Female On Earth Lives Near Silicon Valley

Industrial Production in U.S. Drops 0.4% on Sandy Effect

Don't miss this post: Alan Grayson:

HOSTESS Spinning BOGUS Story: NO profitable company shuts down over a spat with labor.

I must confess a certain guilty pleasure ...

Peter King: Petraeus Testifying that White House Took Al Qaeda References Out of Rice Talking Points

Is Twinkie the Kid trying to kill the Baker's Union?

Why is Lindsey Graham being such a dickhead about Benghazi?

How much do we spend on nuclear waste?{uk}

Beautiful gem for this morning!

Dems unveil 'FAST Voting Act'


Hostess is going out of business, but Twinkies will live forever.

Dial Global Radio Network Posts Disappointing Q3 Financials, Points Finger At Rush Limbaugh

George P. Bush for Texas Land Commissioner

Other things McCain might have learned if he didn't skip the Benghazi hearing

Captured just before an important moment. A little boy in the Oval Office.

Turkey Raps Israel On Gaza, To Discuss With U.S., Egypt

Why Minorities Will Not Vote for Republicans

One REASON Romney Wanted To Win: Post Election Romney & Bain Face Fed. Corruption & Perjury Hearing

MSNBC seems to find the Hostess closing amusing

Protests Mount over Keystone Pipeline

land mine kills 17 afghans traveling to a wedding

Report Two Dead, Two Missing in Gulf Platform Explosion

Interesting movie trailer with Tina Fey & Paul Rudman.

Gazprom feels the chill as its dominance is weakened

Has anyone seen anything refuting what Romney says Clinton told him on phone,

Pic Of The Moment: Petraeus Gives Testimony To Congress

Democratic rep from Maryland giving analysis of today's hearing on

Why a Rush Limbaugh Listener Thinks Calling Obama a 'Magic Negro' Is Okay

WH Petition: To Allow Certain States Wishing to Withdraw from the Union to do so immediately

White House puts final nail in coffin: "We would never propose a carbon tax."

Taxes are not *your* money-"You want to live in a civilized society, you pay taxes. Get. Over. It.”

Hostess Has Shut Down Its Website

Court Blocks Proposition 35's Restriction on Anonymous Speech

Charlie Webster's Bizarre Voter-Fraud Conspiracy Theory

Don't let Wall Street sideline Elizabeth Warren.

Breaking news: Oil rig explodes in Gulf of Mexico; 4 rushed to hospital

At Age 11, This Girl Named the Curiosity Rover

Obama not even sworn in yet...

The Council of Immanuel-- My new book

The Other Side Of That Victory Hug

I don't care what the GOP thinks. I think Ben Gazzara was a talented actor who will be much missed!

Any other Naturists around?

Tenn. Man Claims Innocence In Romney Tax Blackmail Probe

Religion, Poor Leadership Remain at Heart of Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

I have unexpected money rolling in

Papantonio: Labor Movement Deserves Credit For Obama Victory

Some republicans are..

The New Evangelical Agenda

When twelve fingers are an advantage:

Bill O'Reilly et al: wasn't lamenting, it was plain whining and right wing victim mentality paranoia

I just found this video of Randi SMACK DOWN on two rethugs

Thom Hartmann: The Secret Obama Mind-Control Plot

Progressive Christians Enter the Age of Relevancy

Reductionist Romney

Mitch McConnell: "we are prepared to put revenue on the table"

Efforts to divide feminists and LGBT people are not going to work.

Petition To Punch Grover Norquist In Dick Removed From White House Petition Site

Right now,McCain is skipping brunch so he can have a press conference about not being served brunch.

"We have to make our principles more attractive.."

The election is over. The people have spoken. But there's that pesky media - heard this morning...

I thought the election was over!

The old guard of the republic party is determined to ignore any facts in the Benghazi

Get On The Bus

I live in Alabama and I can't stand it anymore.

List of the old guard who need to leave Congress so that the people's business

Chernobyl Cleanup Workers Had Significantly Increased Risk of Leukemia

New Congress On a Nifty Interactive Graph

Rep. King: CIA story on Benghazi changed


I saw this on FB...thought it would get a laugh :)

Lets get this straight . . .

Boehner and the iceberg - toon


A new Harry and Louise ad?

When does the Benghazi "scandal" become a dead horse?

Very concerned about Israel / Gaza conflagration

federal officials flying to oil platform fire

Suppose you were kidnapped by someone who only had a little time left to live...

'Fiscal cliff' talks begin

President Obama on the front page of The Daily News-Prez comforts tragic S.I. mom


Secession - by the blues

Separation of church and state

Money boo boo's not the first to get upset at government "gifts" (1934)

President Obama on the front page of Newsday Newspaper

Race matters

From the same people who firmly believed in a Romney landslide

I still laugh everytime I pass a Romney/Ryan sign.

JUST IN: Coast Guard says fire extinguished at Gulf of Mexico oil rig where platform exploded

Hostess to liquidate, costing 106 Triad jobs and 617 statewide

NC to build state-federal online insurance market

API to Obama: You can't regulate fracking.

President Obama on Staten Island tour

Information thread on state legislatures and Governors

First Openly Lesbian Legislator to lead a legislative chamber in the US, Tina Kotek - Oregon!

New Trend? Businesses Publicly Assigning Costs To Anything That Raises Their COB

Gaza conflict: Militant rocket targets Jerusalem

When the Nerds go marching in

Industry Claims that Fracking Will Lead to "Energy Independence" Debunked in New Report

NO MORE TWINKIES? Say it isn't so!

Girl crush on Alex Wagner

White House: Fiscal Cliff Talks ‘Constructive’

Guess who he says is "not very bright"?

We can't even get a rolling-walker through Medicare

GOP Trap-Obama and Dems Don't Fall for It

Yellowstone Wolves Shot

Slide show documenting HSUS helping animals after Sandy.

Anonymous Claims It Stopped Karl Rove From Hacking The Election By Hacking ORCA

I wish Walgreens would have waited until after Thanksgiving to start with the

if you ran hostess what would you do?

From The ‘No He Didn’t’ File: Reporter Luke Russert Calls Pelosi ‘Old’ (VIDEO)


Medicare premiums going up $5 a month for 2013

4 injured, two missing in Gulf oil rig fire

About this fiscal cliff

Oil rig explodes in Gulf of Mexico; 2 dead, 2 missing (coast guard now saying no deaths, 11 injured)

Do we even give a shit about unions any more?

EA wins LGBT equality award

"If I ever run for political office..."

Taliban fails to BCC an e-mail, reveals its entire PR mailing list

Raising medicare eligibility age would be 100% political


Heavily Armed "Librul"

Petraeus testimony on Benghazi contradicts previous House statement

More than half a million petition Macy’s to dump Donald Trump sponsorship

Thom Hartmann: Time to Re-build the Wall Separating Corporation and State

An indisputable benefit if Texas secedes:

McCain Clearly doesn't care about the Benghazi victims

So, now the righties are asking for "help" (oh please help me smack this one down)

Democratic Solution to the Filibuster: Make Them Talk

Gaza Rockets target Jerusalem;Egypt's PM rushes to Hamas's aid

Exactly how much do you like sweets?

Drug Test Rick Perry, Says Texas Democrat

Anti-abortion rep. pushed for wife’s abortions, slept with patients and coworkers

Why did Andrea Mitchell repeat Peter King's version of what Petraeus said

Palin PAC

Who We Are

There is no FISCAL CLIFF. period.

The Fiscal Cliff Is an Exaggerated Crisis

When the Nerds Go Marching In: Obama's Tech Engineers

(VIDEO) Jon Stewart–Schools Bill O’Reilly over ‘Traditional America’

McCain, Fighting For Reverence, Exposed as a Disingenuous Hypocrite on Benghazi

I read this article in Daily Kos yesterday,

One More REASON Petraeus Might Have Resigned

Contest: Best short poem

Obama Administration Responds to Secession Petition

Audio Of Former Reagan/Bush Advisor Lays Out How GOP Planned To Win The Votes Of Racists

Tampa Bay socialite involved in Petraeus scandal visited the White House 3 times this yr w/sister

Illinois Hate-Group Wants Teachers to Reject 'Fiction' of Trans Students

Neo-Nazi Rally Drowned Out by Clowns in North Carolina

Black Elk Energy oil rig explosion: two feared dead, two more missing

Obama Hugs Tabloid Hit

Heaven forbid you should take care of your 1000 employees...

My mother has a good theory about McCain

LynneSin Says Obama (& Dems Everywhere) Must ‘Courageously’ give Joe Lieberman the finger!

The entire media is taking out of context what Susan Rice really said

Video from AlJazeera (9/12/12)

Australian students learn about the battle bots of the 1917 Russian Revolution.

Just in case people don't know, or may have forgotten

UPDATED WITH PICTURES - Oklahoma Lawmaker, Erects Ten Commandments Monument With Spelling Errors

JPMorgan Chase and Credit Suisse agree to pay $417 million to settle in SEC case

LePage won’t ‘lift a finger’ to set up Maine’s health insurance exchange


World's most expensive blanket (video)

So What The Heck Is That 'Fiscal Cliff' Thing All About, Anyway?

FYI, Ed Shultz is going to talk of the hearing this morning coming next

Abraham Lincoln, Republican Hunter

Seriously? Tesbagger (former) friend on FB attack my son's class for voting for Obama.

Israeli Negotiator: Hamas Commander Was Assassinated Hours After Receiving Truce Deal from Israel

Barber Bush: GET OVER!! Obama's reelection win move on


John Boehner Lengthens The Wick On The Austerity Bomb

"AS IS" "WHERE IS" clause in terms and conditions on buying a new furnace.

Medical advice needed please help!!!

Bilbray Concedes

More Republican governors opt for federal control of health care exchanges

Now on fox, Ollie North linking Benghazi to Gaza/Israel conflict

Sandy took the HMS Bounty but returned another from the depths...

AP: Petraeus believed terrorists behind Libya attack

I hate Carl's Jr.

Paula Broadwell lied about made up mission about General Mc Chrystal

"Drought To Affect Pizza Prices"... How soon we forget.

Obama campaign's investment in data crunching paid off

Pick my soundtrack for a Friday evening bike ride.

The desperate search for a legitimate Obama scandal

Map: Buddhists in America

How I would steal an election

Emergency center for homeless gay youth gets an outpouring of aid to rebuild following Sandy

If I use Adblock, does DU's revenue decrease?

Why is the M$M not reporting on the oil rig explosion in the gulf? or the war in Israel?

Some people don't know when to quit. Allen West takes his recount request to court.

There's a new drink called "the Romney"

Inauguration 2013

Re: Restaurants, Obamacare, and boycotts

Boehner Nudges Obama

ATTENTION San Diego DU'ers

"This Twinkie thing... it ain't over"

HuffPo: McCain Benghazi tantrum designed to keep him relevant

Ok, ok San Diego is red...not anymore


Adopted: For The Life Of Me


11 Companies offering benefits for part-time employees

Republican Governors are tripping over each other to throw Romney under the bus.

Suspected Collaborator with Israel Executed on Gaza Street

Anyone dealing with Raynaud's?

Goodwood Revival 2012 shot in vintage Super 8.

I have to take issue with a jury decision which was alleged by admin (?) to be 6-0 , but upon

We need Early Voting in Virginia! (petition)

Colombian activists oppose controversial military reform .

120,000 Colombians die of undernourishment each year: UN .

Court rules against Allen West again.

Judge is slapping down Allen West- live link

GOP Rep Admits CIA Approved U.N. Ambassador’s Talking Points On Libya

We Finally See The Real Difference.

Roger Ailes on Fox: "I know no one believes it — we have no agenda."

Uribe's cousin released from prison .

Rush furious about end of the Twinkie

Rep. Bilbray concedes race to Democratic challenger Scott Peters

Here's A Challenge For Rmoney & Trump - "Save The Twinkie".....

NAACP Report Reveals Disparate Impact of Coal-Fired Power Plants

A little blue collar psychology

Save the Twinkies!!!

New Ten Commandments monument in Oklahoma misspells 'Sabbeth' and 'Maidseruant'

Tim Minchin has a message for us

If only Jesus had said…

Strike up the band, there's gonna be a formation. A General Officer is coming.

No nominee whose first name contains a "K" has ever lost

Obama's approval Ratings Shoots through the roof !!!

Does Sippy Cupp have a breathing...

Judge: Says he doesn't have authority to grant (Allen) West's request for recount

Well, it happened, I got thrown into the hospital without ins.

Transgender Woman 1st to Win Office in Cuba

Transgender Woman 1st to Win Office in Cuba

Soledad O'Brien Makes This Guy Repeat Himself Until His Bullsh_t Sounds Dumb Even To Him

Conason: Mitt Romney's Sneering Farewell to the 47%

Glen Grothman interview- 11 minutes of crazy talk

Glum Spain hosts summit for booming Latam nations

Glum Spain hosts summit for booming Latam nations

to those on the right that think we give a hoot

So if Benghazi is worse than Watergate, what's that make 9/11 or the Beirut bombing under Reagan?

Judge denies Allen West’s recount request; focus now on 4 p.m. canvassing board meeting

Dana Milbank jumping on the bash Rice bandwagon: "Susan Rice’s tarnished resume"

Monsanto Avoids Official French Hearing on its GM Maize

Alright I'm Going Out To Eat Tonight - What Restaurants Should I Be Avoiding?......

Satellites track post-Sandy pollutants

The Republicans will soon unveil their new propaganda strategy, code named PCEOC.

Fox News Host: Our Female Anchors Come From ‘Victoria’s Secret Catalogue,’ Luckily They Can Talk

Thom Hartmann: Allen West is stealing the election - after the election

The time has come. The time is now.

IDF sends text message to Gaza mobile phones: 'The next phase is on the way'

Steve Kornacki - best rant ever

Pope Norquist Rules That Revenue-Positive Tax Reform Violates His Pledge

Man defends his fiancee

so what exactly is the impeachable bengazi offense?

Awkward. Peter Facinelli brings new girlfriend to BD2 premiere.

I'm back just to mention something.

Leaders Agree To Push Big Questions Past “Cliff”

Rmoney is now Republican roadkill

Republican Poll Worker Complains About High Turnout Among ‘People Of Color’

Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy in Heat Trailer

In Priests’ Dining Room, a Reminder of Brutality in El Salvador

It keeps getting worse for Broadwell. Two anonymous Harvard professors trash her

Sometimes you just have to give it a try.

When Up is Down and Down is Up

Jimmy Carter: "Israelis' Policy Is to Confiscate Palestinian Territory"

In Priests’ Dining Room, a Reminder of Brutality in El Salvador

Texas Children's Hospital

Fox News Host: Our Female Anchors Come From ‘Victoria’s Secret Catalogue,’ Luckily Can Talk

Could you live (happily) in a micro apartment?

Molest a girl from ages 5-7? That's 60 days in jail.

Jays sign Melky Cabrera to 2 years, $16 million...

Wall Street Uses the Third Way to Lead Its Assault on Social Security

What do "nt" and "eom" mean?

Martin Bashir. Media gold.

Scott Peters (D) wins 52nd Congressional District race (CA)

Thinking Outside the Stall on World Toilet Day

Broadwell Defended Petraeus’ Village Destruction Policy

A mini Owen Wilson.

Romney and Rove are right!!

11 year old Sheila Traina's letter to President Obama

CNN has Jerusalem misspelled

4th graders who flunk reading have faces marked

numbers behind the budget showdown

Republican poll worker gets suspicious because he sees more black people voting than

ABC's lame attempt to link Jill Kelley to Obama

President Obama talks with members of the 2012 U.S. Olympic gymnastics teams in the Oval Office

For Christ's sake.... Raise the price of your pizza 15 cents

Need help with gift selection (books)

Facebook Casualty Count

Patriot Coal to stop mountaintop removal mining

If you can't dazzle them with brilliance, then baffle them with bullshit...

Stop what you're doing and watch the Joe Biden cameo on "Parks and Rec."

Did I hear that right?

Wall Street uses Third Way to to Lead Its Assault on Social Security

For Israel, imperialism isn’t enough

President Obama visits Staten Island (Lots of Photos)

Oglaf, This one's safe-ish for work

Private Moon Landing in the works: "Golden Spike"

Jon Stewart's HYSTERICAL take on Romney's "Gifts" comments

Today's sexist Joke.......about women..beware !!!!!

Police Blotter: Police seeking man who stole 4 cans of Axe bodyspray

House of Reps women defend Susan Rice

Info about the Hostess Brands (it's not the unions)

How think-tanks would reduce the deficit, in two charts

The Republicans are getting some new legislation ready

Can we stop with the "GOP needs to reform" please?

These "terrorists" being attacked by Israel are carrying band instruments

Paula Broadwell was an apologist for abusive actions by the U.S. command in Afghanistan

Abraham Lincoln's Atheist Period

Mo. man charged with plotting 'Twilight' mass shooting


Gary Ackerman appreciation thread

Poll: Who do you trust more to deal effectively with the problems facing the country...

Iran Ready To Double Nuclear Work In Bunker - IAEA

Have the rules for General Discussion changed?

Great just want we need: more Chinese crap flooding the market!!

Obama’s favorable rating jumps to 58 percent

I must laugh

Here’s a fun Friday Afternoon Challenge for you! Today: “I’m so hot and you’re so not!”

Why Income Inequality has Skyrocketed in the last 30 years

BBC Apologises To Chief Rabbi Over On-Air Gaza Question

Jindal's Op-Ed calling for GOP Change reveals why the GOP will never Change


Hilarious "debate" with right winger

Jon Stewart quotes

Chris Christie won't take the bait, won't answer questions about Twinkies

Republicans Endorsing The Simpson-Bowles Plan Are Asking For More Revenue Than Obama

The "eccentric" doctor, pioneer Elizabeth Edmonston

FYI: Leonid meteor shower tonight

No, not the Onion. Conservatives cheer Papa John's for raising prices and cutting hours

Is the Religious Right in America Dead?

Noam Chomsky on Corporate Personhood: 2011

Dumb Questions about the Gaza Strip (Know nothing)

what will you miss most?

Didn't know this group existed

"Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence In The House of God" Documentary Blames Vatican For Handling Of Abuse

How to determine the OS one has

Who could have believed that Repukes could get WORSE??

Great photo

How long before the GOP calls for a Special Prosecutor to investigate Benghazi-gate?

Looking for the Twinkie thread with the Zombieland pic...wanna steal it now. ? ty! nt

Naomi Klein: 'Their business model is to destroy the planet.....We are at war with them.'

Ikea used forced prison labour to make furniture

Lungren concedes in race against Bera (Ca-7)

Old Man McCain yelling at Rules He Doesn't Like

Dial Global: Rush Limbaugh's Sandra Fluke Rants Hurt Our Radio Business

Obama Pledges To Protect Vulnerable In ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Talks, Advocates Say

I've been "boycotting" Hostess for decades.

Today is a Good Day ...

Tell me climate change isn't happening!!!

What is the shelf life of a Twinkie?

Europeans Are Laughing At U.S.' Decaying & Antiquated Infrastructure, Utilities, Transportation

OK, Texas.... Ted Cruz: Mitt Romney ‘French-kissed’ Barack Obama

American Imprisoned in Cuba Sues Ex-Employer, US

Remember this during the summer of 2011?

Hostess CEO's Yearly Salary Tripled from $750K to $2.5 Mil, As It Blames Labor For Bankruptcy

Israel Authorizes More Reservists After Rockets Target Cities

x-post: American Imprisoned in Cuba Sues Ex-Employer, US

Extra Crispy Bucket of Crazy

Do not despair.

Cut the Military by 10%...

Israel Declares War On Hamas Via Twitter, Hamas Responds Via Twitter

Common Ground Awards in Honor of the Late Ambassador Chris Stevens (SOS Clinton remarks)

Legalize Drugs: A Debate from Intelligence(squared)

The Glenn Beck version of "Both Sides Now"--sing at your own risk in public!

Bwahahaha! Freeper thinks electoral college might flip their votes over Benghazi....

The Change Agent's Creed:

John McCain and Pat Tillman

Vermont Judge explains "Natural born citizen" to idiot birthers

Remember when the BP oil spill was going to be Obama's Katrina?

Rush says John McCain is deliberately demonizing Susan Rice because .....

Interesting Graph/Map...

The Post Office is not broke--and it hasn't taken any of our tax money since 1971

Weekend Economists Under the Influence of Saturn, November 16-18, 2012

My prediction/fantasy regarding the fate of political parties

So, it looks like President Obama's popular vote total has now gone OVER 63 MILLION

An Easy Task for Congress: Save the Post Office

Instead of Impeaching Obama, Let’s Impeach Unhinged House Republicans

Missouri police foil mass murder plot at `Twilight` screening, Walmart

Wis. Student Faces Dozens of Child Assault Charges

Ohio Planned Parenthood stands up against defunding

The Story Of The 2012 Presidential Election... As Told By... 'Blazing Saddles'...

50 years apart

Things I haven't done (and likely won't ever): 1. Eaten a Twinkie

"Let's Stop Stealing From the Poor. They Have No Money Left."

Excellent News!

GOP doubles down, Priebus To Seek Re-Election As RNC Chairman

Judge denies Allen West recount request (POLITICO)

Want the real scoop on the Hostess story?

OWID---Old White Irrelevant Dude

Obama's Lead Expanding (but it's a tie!)

Try me.

John McCain Just May Have A Point...

When Will a Democrat have the courage to....

Lounge daily inspirational message

From September, 2012 - John Talbott:


Homeowner at center of Ind. explosion 'in shock'

ABC News airs audio of Romney's "gift" comments and makes fun of him for only writing one speech

Beyond Twinkies: Why More Workers Are Striking

Two good cartoon about the election and thanksgiving by Mike Luckovich

Petraeus destroys Republicans fake Benghazi Scandal

Vendetta masks in UAE colours draw warning

Vermin Supreme Mounts 2016 Presidential Campaign

Colbert Report: The best description I've heard of general soap opera.

No Comment... Just Tears... Many, Many, Tears... (Pic Heavy/Dial-Up Warning)

Things I haven't done (and likely won't ever): 1. Eaten a Twinkie.

50 Years of NASA's budget vs. 1 year of Pentagon spending

I understand now why Republicans seem so primitive.

NCSA Athletic Recruiting. does anyone have experience or knowledge about this program?

Twinkies fly off the shelf

Please say Happy Birthday to a friend of mine (and definitely one of yours) November 17th

Meghan McCain Threatens to Leave Republican Party

I want any DUer to explain to me on what basis

For my 10,000th post I...

cops don't respond to 911 call about a intruder because focused on Occupy march, man murdered

Democratic Senator Introduces Bill To Lift Social Security’s Tax Cap, Extend Solvency For Decades

Mike Luckovich cartoon: It Still hasn't Shut Up!

Obama pollster: Gallup needs retooling

Crescent moon rising

Toon- The Pity Party

A good Lincoln cartoon from Margulies

Bill Maher Season Finale starts at 10 pm / HBO /repeats at 11 The Guests are:

Quick Question

Reid rejects call from Republicans for a select committee on Benghazi

Tom Toles Rant- Cliffdwellers

Racist Woman’s Rant Gets Black Postal Worker Fired

Coal Plants Smother Communities of Color

Dave Leip's election atlas seems to have the most current popular vote total

5-Hour Energy CEO stands by product's safety

Murphy-West recount debated in St. Lucie as elections supervisor in hospital

Could somebody either beat the amoral shit out of this damn guy or tell me...


Democrats charge Rick Scott improperly interfering to help Allen West

Black Friday Revolution? Wal-Mart Workers Plan Strike

watching Cenk on Current, he's back to Obama bashing

moving right along

Omnibus Facebook pic thread

The Ice Is Breaking: One Woman's Campaign to Affirm Queer Christian Youth

What Hurricane Sandy Should Teach Us About Climate Justice

Omnibus picture thread

Because they are handicapped or seniors doesn't mean their lives are over

Prime Minister Stephen Harper backs Israel in Gaza conflict

CNN: Priebus To Seek Re-Election As RNC Chairman

2012 election map of Kentucky

Pabst Owner Metropoulos Considers Bid for Hostess Brands

Why Steven Spielberg’s new movie, Lincoln, is so very timely, and crucial.

Comment about Newt

For all you who love tennis and kittens (you know who you are) >>>

"With That Said..."- Apparently Lauguage Is Also, "Fungible" - Hey Vets... Watch Your Wallets !!!

What is the protocol for a Papa John's, Red Lobster, Denny's, Etc. in Massachusetts?

Ted Cruz: Mitt Romney ‘French-kissed’ Barack Obama

Zombieland Twinkies

Walmart's Internal Compensation Documents Reveal Systematic Limit On Advancement

Dem Senator Introduces Bill To Lift Social Security’s Tax Cap, Extend Its Solvency For Decades

What in a nutshell was the result of the meeting

You've Got (hate) Mail, Americans Against the Tea Party Post of the Week

Walmart Strike Spreads to Texas as Organizers Promise Massive Black Friday Protest

Wow! Dassa Lotta Pepperoni

Refresh my memory...

Fracking Sand May Pose Health Hazard To Workers, Residents (VIDEO)...

Dennis Kucinich Calls On Apple To Stop Blocking Drone App

Very timely 'toon from Facebook:

Judge sides with company on contraceptive coverage

I want to make clear.

Man Claims Girlfriend Sat Dead in Car for Nearly Three Days

Oh shut up, Mitt! You're a bad loser and a worse liar

Officials: Few of Gen. Allen emails questionable

Instead of Impeaching Obama, Let’s Impeach Unhinged House Republicans

Sheriffs texts photos of people they've beaten and bloodied for fun and giggles "Hahaha"

Fiscal talks under way, Obama heads to SE Asia

Why Many People Refuse to Listen Reasonable Political Arguments

A little off topic but I am flabbergasted at what people believe!

Jeremy Scahill and Dennis Kucinich: In Obama's 2nd Term, Will Dems Challenge U.S. Drones?

Bambi Ate Thumper

Take a look Behind The Kitchen Door. . .

Has anyone else here had a dog with Cushings disease?

Meghan McCain?...ROFL

We be flushin' Rush — and this is how

Scott Walker, Wisconsin Governor, Rejects Key Health Care Reform

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF! All In & a new kitty gif

So, I'm Making The Turkey Again This Year.

So who's putt'n their twinkie on ebay?

Bodies for Ballots (more Palestinians killed in Gaza yesterday than Israelis killed in past 3 years)

Indian Summer - the last of the last this afternoon

Little boy crying because Obama won(Video)- Very funny!

Your Assignment

Judge denies Allen West's request for fuller recount

Businessman: Jill Kelley Asked for $80M, Bragged of Petraeus Connection

Evolution of this latest secession "movement".

I am in need of a specific meme to rebut one I just saw on FB (knew it would happen soon enough, and

Expanded Medicaid Would Save Florida $100 Million A Year

Pass the Tissues!

New York DA: Okay, Fine, I used to Act in Porn

Obama climate change and energy policy still sucks

Obama’s 2012 Digital Fundraising Outperformed 2008

End The Drug War - Salon (WillyT: Hell... End ALL The Wars !!!)


Facebook’s Election 2012 Roundup: Big Bird, ‘Binders Full Of Women’ Won Big

Here's the kerfuffleless (yet significant) post that started the kerfuffle...

David Sirota: Ending the Drug War: No Laughing Matter

10,493 Signers and Two M.C.'s Can't Be Wrong: Save Mighty KPOJ

Body in barrel identified as Anderson, S.C. woman.

Maybe it's just Republican-run businesses that have trouble competing

Atheist group at Dartmouth plans anti Mother Teresa event

Benghazi No More? Never Fear, Bullshit Mountain is Here!

More must watch TV - Bill Moyers - Naomi Klein on Climate Change

I just created a White House petition

Bible Publisher Won’t Have to Fund Birth Control Coverage

Where to shop, dine and otherwise spend your money. A 2012 campaign donor guide.

Peter King Can't Handle Being Wrong About Susan Rice.

Some of you have seen a kerfuffle over in "feminists" and "meta" and this is the sanitized version..

Romney goes grotesque?

Wal-Mart files U.S. labor charge against union

Washington Post: Unions did not kill Twinkies, but they’ll take the fall

Mike Ritze, Oklahoma Lawmaker, Erects Ten Commandments Monument With Spelling Errors

"The Republicans still don’t get it" by Eugene Robinson at WP

Did Facebook Give Democrats the Upper Hand?

Private equity-owned Hostess blames striking workers as it liquidates (Romney-style deal)

Any website compiling anti-Obamacare businesses now? One is needed.

Atheist group sues over tax code

Is Montana more moderate and purple than most folks give it credit for?

How Hostess management screwed up (by Harry WIlson, CEO)

Headed South!

Palermo's workers at Costco HQ today

What is the present number of Democrats in the House??

Get drunk, get scammed by Russian Mob, shit your pants. Media focuses on the shitting of pants.

This Is Priceless... From A Conservative Blogger, Re: The Program ORCA....

Am I Wrong on This?

It is assumed that we have to compromise with the Republicans

Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on Hostess Brands Inc.

JUST got home from seeing "LINCOLN". Trust me. SEE IT. Here is why:

"Social and Anti-Social Media" By RICHARD PARKER at the NY Times

Hmmm… Why Was Karl Rove So Adamant that Romney Not Concede Ohio?

F1 craziness Austin!

Ex-CIA Chief Petraeus Questioned Over Ambassador Rice

Listen now! Federal workers’ dedication during Superstorm Sandy discussed on “Inside Government”

Cpl. Aaron Mankin (as seen on Maddow) at Iraq & Afghanistan Vet fundraiser

Pleasantly surprised...Lawrence O'Donnel seems to be a regular

As I see it, McConnell is pretty much irrelevant but Boner is in the eye of the storm.

Lawrence O'Donnell just showed a clip of Boner *grimacing* as he said "revenue" is on the table.

Ex-Rep. Tom Davis: Women, minorities 'scared' of GOP

How sweet it is

Tax The Curches & Religious Organizations!

I'm still looking for a place to live where I can have a cat (and maybe a little less...

Texas lawmaker, Rep. Lon Burnam (D), seeks to reverse Planned Parenthood ban

Arizona Gun Store Refuses To Sell Guns To Anyone Who Voted For Obama


"I am a river to my people!" Greatest scene of Anthony Quinn >>

National Consumer League: statement on Hostess liquidation

Billo Slams Fox News


Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy: "Looks like we did a better job" (LAT)

Amazon Losing Up to $1 Billion a Year on Streaming Video

Just a little history

Copywrite logo on blog posts

Attorney suspended for tweeting during hearing

Board Orders Recount of Early Voting Ballots in Allen West Race

REID TO MCCAIN: "I refuse to allow the Senate to be used as a venue for baseless partisan attacks."

Arizona election results: 135,410 ballots still need to be counted in Arizona


Ike got in front of troops in his uniform

Barber strengthens lead over McSally (Gabby Giffords' seat)

Are You 28 Yet? No? Then You Have Never Seen a Cooler-Than-Average Month

RNC Source: Romney used even more 'grotesque' language about Latinos.

In leaked docs, Honeywell cites Obama ties as key to ant-Union strategy

CSA group and IPAC-CO2 announce world's first standard for geologic storage of carbon dioxide

Dang! Lawrence O'Donnell just skulldrug General Petraeus.

Impeach the President Over the Recent U.S. Deaths in Middle-East!

75,000 Israelis could be called up for ground war in Gaza.

How to sort out Social Security’s finances while making it more generous (WaPo Wonkblog)


All 18,500 former Hostess employees can fit into the house owned by Papa John owner

New Sign In My Neighborhood

Was anybody else watching "Real Time" when David Frum explained

Himalayan glaciers will shrink even if temperatures hold steady

Walmart's Internal Compensation Documents Reveal Systematic Limit On Advancement

Question answered: Mitt Romney *IS* a racist

OK, I'm going to say it. My local news was full of fat people crying about Twinkies.

Maher And Panel Clash Over GOP Post-Election Soul Searching, Fox News, And Benghazi

Maher’s Advice For Obama’s 2nd Term: ‘Become An Angry Black Man Who’s Pushing A Liberal Agenda’

666 Park Ave & Last Resort cancelled...

Sorry Mr. Frum but you are full of it when it comes to the votes for US House

I just can't stop gloating about Romney's loss

Death to Twinkie

In the immortal words of Rep. Gerald Connolly (D-VA)...

Thanksgiving Dinner

So what is this shit Romney said about Bill Clinton telling him he thought he'd win?

Beached Killer Whale, ORCA, Not 'Obama's Gifts' Beat Romney - Forbes

How you react to the death of the Twinkie reveals your political affiliation

Tim Pawlenty on Mitt Romney 'gifts': They didn’t elect Obama

I won the lottery!!!

Reno letter to the editor: 'Tea party gave nation many blessings'

My auto insurance for full comprehensive

Hey Bartender!... Set 'em up!