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Archives: November 19, 2012

How long will our universities last this onslaught? Will Harvard and Princeton

Oh. My. God.

Robert Reich:Why We Should Stop Obsessing About The Federal Budget Deficit

Open Letter To MISOGYNIST John Boehner From A Feminist

14 Wacky "Facts" Kids Will Learn in Louisiana's Voucher Schools

The Idea That Some Lives Matter Less...

TCM Schedule for Wednesday, November 21: Novel to Film

21 businesses with a sense of humour at huffington post.

Egocentric Tendencies

Fight over Calif nativity display in court

Anonymous leaks personal information of 5,000 Israeli officials

McCain had no hearings on WMD in Iraq, we lost almost 5000 troops there over it

Ebay has been a big part of my collecting illness

Re: Ken Burn's 'Dust Bowl'... NEVER Give Short Shrift... To The People Who Were Actually There !!!

Possible Path To E-Vote Theft

It's US.

Best Political Cartoons of the Week

Names and ages of killed people in the ongoing Israeli attacks on Gaza

Wild Barack Obama-Hurricane Sandy-Jay-Z Story

PROOF That Some American Diplomats' Deaths Mean Less Than Others To The GOP

Any chance we might have a vote on going back to quarterly fund drives?

Republican 'Young Guns' effort misfires

Asian Shares Rise on US Fiscal Hopes.

Any Education Administrators or Policy Experts willing to Help Out on an 8th Grader's project?

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

Ann Coulter

Politifact has been updating the Obameter. Y2008 campaign promises kept now at: 200

Task force says global shadow banking hits $67 trillion

Here is what the Republicans really mean regarding Romney

Pakistani & Indian scientists speak out on nuclear race issue

Gloat Free NBA Scores (Sunday, November 18)

McCain's November reply:

California Teacher Sues School District Over Breastfeeding Rights

Palestinians Storming the Rafah Gate.

A couple 2012 presidential election popular vote stats

Pakistan’s hot nuclear greenhouse

I'd rather not get stuck in Metazoo with this, but I can't help wondering if anyone has a clue...

Admit it, Republicans.... you are almost as relieved as we are that Romney lost the election.

Boardwalk Empire: A Man, A Plan... - Season 3, Episode 10

Turkey to request Syria border missiles on Monday - Germany

Commission calls for Welsh government income tax powers

Product Placement

Kitten rescued from inside statue of Lincoln

Q: What would happen to electricity if Hurricane Sandy hit the Netherlands? A: Nothing.

Dean Baker: Re-Writing the History of the Housing Bubble and the Economic Crisis

It is Rocky & Bullwinkle Day

If you missed a great Nova

If marijuana becomes legal across the nation, does that have the potential

Chris Christie Pushes Camden Police Force To Disband, Despite Questions Over New Plan's Finances

Glenn Beck's The Blaze digs into the past of FL elections supervisor

Amazing! What did most Republicans LEARN from this Obama victory? NOTHING!

Iran warns arming Syrian rebels will increase risk of terrorism

More NHS patients being treated by private firms, survey finds

Shadow Banking Grows to $67 Trillion Industry, Regulators Say

Most Independents Elected to Statehouses Since 1942

It's true. I voted Obama for the gifts---Much to my chagrin, I did not get a pony.

Average US credit card debt per borrower up in 3Q

Neighbors point guns at each other over trespassing

Florida officials re-thinking opposition to 'Obamacare'

Are You Dumber than an American?

Obama in Cambodia on final leg of Asia tour

New York Post-Sandy Is a Lesson in How Social Injustice Will Amplify the Ravages of Global Warming

Chris Christie Pushes Camden Police Force To Disband, Despite Questions Over New Plan's Finances

Neighbor Almost Hit by the Crossfire During Home Invasion

GENERAL BOYKIN: Repealing “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” made Petraeus cheat on wife

The war on Christmas has begun, and Google fires the first shot.

Petraeus scandal puts four-star general lifestyle under scrutiny

Give BP the Death Penalty

les chiens touchés

Nation-building doesn't begin at home

4 Fascinating Things Marijuana Legalization Has Already Taught Us

Chris Hedges: Elites Will Make Gazans of Us All

New York Post-Sandy Is a Lesson in How Social Injustice Will Amplify the Ravages of Global Warming

BOEHNER: "Follow ME"

germany: turkey will ask for patriot missiles

Palestinian civilian toll climbs in Gaza

The beginning of the end of the Third Reich.

nev. brothel owner rides to victory

Torture Survivors Ask the UN: What’s the Point of Having Laws Against Torture if They Don’t Apply to

the hostess company

America, you are an idiot. You are a moocher, a zombie, soulless, mouth-breathing, ignorant, greedy,

George Will Ignores GOP Gerrymandering To Deny Obama Mandate

Another Reason to Hate Global Warming: Lousy Coffee

Paging Dr. Howard, Paging Dr. Fine, Paging Dr. Howard ... Your patient is ready.

Fight the Dead. Fear Daryl.

I was so proud of you guys when you did away with the obligatory amount for a membership

Any condemnation in the West on the attack on the 'global media' in Gaza?

Shadow Banking Grows to $67 Trillion Industry, Regulators Say

Symphony of Science

Pailin 2016

Wal-Mart Shoppers Seen Overrunning Black Friday Union Protests

Entrepreneurs Turn 900-Year-Old German Abbey into Clean-Energy Icon

Cover of "Der Spiegel"-magazine on the Petraeus-story

Turkey's Erdogan: Israel carrying out "terrorist acts" in Gaza

As legislative ranks become more diverse, so do the books and words used to affirm duty to office

BWHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA: Sorry, I Couldn't Resist!!

President Obama's Faith..

Some people have to shop at Wal-Mart

Bomb explodes near Anderson Cooper during live broadcast from Gaza

Who, from Saturday Night Live, went on to become the biggest star?

Jonah Goldberg: Compassion sucks but we probably need to sell it anyway

Wal Mart - Always!

Stop the War on Thanksgiving!

How About "The Money Pit"?

Richard Cheese

average credit card debt per borrower up in 3q

131 Years of Global Warming in 26 seconds

Inside the 'Romney Readiness Project,' the ambitious plans for an unrealized administration

If at first you don't "Cecede" try, try to learn how to spell (pic)

A book recommendation

Need a good recipe for cranberry sauce.

OMG the Republicans have lost Cokie Roberts!

Nation-building doesn't begin at home

Romney campaign got its IT from Best Buy, Staples, and friends

Couldn't sleep last night and watched "Time Cop"

Could Obama have waved a magic wand and saved Ambassador Stevens?

How come the Republicans so upset with Susan Rice...

White House march revives Keystone XL protest movement

If more churches were like this there would be a lot less hate...

Private Police departments will replace the city police departments?

Israel's Battle Against Hamas Could Spark Wildfire

Spain to offer residency to foreign house buyers

Can someone explain to me in a couple of sentences what Repubs are pissed off about Benghazi?

Who Pressured Obama into this Pardon? (Toon)

Still "STUNNED"?

All nations will suffer effects of climate change, warns World Bank

What's for Dinner ~ Monday Nov 19th

Forget Christmas, what about the war on Festivus? Keep the Festive in Festivus!

UK breeding bird population shrinks by more than 44 million since 1966

Win for environmental law is loss for Wal-Mart

President Obama calls Apple CEO Tim Cook to discuss 'fiscal cliff'

It's the Nihilism, Stupid

We are stuck in a political purgatory until we can take back the House.

lindsey fucking graham

Check out what the GOP doesn't want you to know about the deficit - The truth

World Bank report warns of ‘devastating’ global warming

Times of Israel falsely accuses Haifa students of holding vigil for Hamas chief

I guess I'm not getting it,

Drumbeat from this weekend and today...

Drumbeat from this weekend and today...

Request for a 'Climate Change' group under EE

A plea to Israel from the right: End the Gaza war now

Antwerp: Protesters chant ‘Hamas, Hamas, Jews to the gas'

How old is the Earth? Rubio: "I'm not sure we'll ever be able to answer that."

Nate Silver on Morning Joe tomorrow?

...pssst...Benghazi tinfoilers...when The Economist calls you a total blithering idiot...

Tom Tomorrow: Droney Says "Humans are Weird"

NYT: Gaza Without End

Wyoming Waahmbulance: conservatives decry 'parasites' as they suckle on federal teat

Why Aren't "Think Progress" or "Media Matters" on the DU blogroll? n/t

Homebuilder Confidence Rises to Six-Year High as U.S. Sales Jump

How do you guys feel about David Frum?

Children And Admirers Line The Streets For Pres. Obama In Myanmar (pic heavy)

GDP Accelerating to 2.9% Helping U.S. Overcome Sandy Woes

Existing Home Sales Climb, Housing Recovery Gains Traction

Meat pie ~ I love it and will make it again this holiday season

Rush Limbaugh losing revenue is a mixed blessing

iTunes external drive question

Gotta read it to believe it: LA Times columnist champions Palin for President in 2016. Seriously.

Your Mother Should Know

# # # # # # # # # Happy Birthday, texanwitch ! # # # # # # # # # #

I hate it when people sneak up on you!

It's a rare person who has any business criticizing anyone for shopping at Walmart

Just a reminder -- Today is the best day to list eBay auctions for Christmas items

U.S. Begins Talks On Long-Term Troop Presence In Afghanistan Beyond 2014

Warren Buffet is a genius, this was just posted on facebook by a friend

Romney campaign got its IT from Best Buy, Staples, and friends

Five Reasons Why Chris Christie Is Not A Moderate

Republican Underground Emerges From The Shadows

Big Banks vs. Elizabeth Warren: It's On (Again!)

Updated: Rubio Declines To Say How Old Earth Is: ‘I’m Not A Scientist, Man’

New Middle East Runs Into Old Realities

Tom Toles on the 'fiscal cliff'

AP: Strike On Media Center Killed Top Leader Of Islamic Jihad

Obama to people of Myanmar: America 'is with you'

I am so proud of my President that I started to cry after seeing these pictures.

His name was Henry Hamilton, and now he is dead.

Allen West’s recount backfires

Children And Admirers Line The Streets For President Obama In Myanmar (some really nice photos)

McCain vs. Obama, the sequel

Monday Toon Roundup 1- Republicants

Myanmar's Pres. Steals “Forward""I want to use the exact word used by the President Obama"(luv this)

Did Karl Rove Really Try To HACK ELECTION 2012? (Videos) (Conspiracy Theory)

I filed my candidacy paperwork for the municipal election this morning at 8 AM Central time.

Fatah, Hamas Agree To Unite Over Gaza Crisis

Walmart filing a complaint to the NLRB over the Black Friday Strike.

Monday Toon Roundup 2- Twinkie

A friend of mine received a letter from Alabama (-oops TX -) Congressman Pete Sessions...

Allen West’s recount backfires

Monday Toon Roundup 3-The Rest

Dear President Obama, Glad You Won, But Can We Fix The Voting Machines Before 2016?

Christmas Pledge

Should Eric Holder Have Told Obama About the Petraeus Scandal Sooner?

Ten Numbers the Rich Would Like Fudged

For a laugh: Do not surprise!

Why the Republicans need Benghazi--

World Nut Daily Editor: YOU ARE ALL GONNA DIE !!!!!

Conservatives Must Forgo Secession & Other Fantasies and Work Within GOP

Killing of a Top Magnate, Reportedly by His Brother, Stuns India

Hostess wants pay executive bonuses while "liquidating"

Sikh religion joining California universities' curriculum

Church of England to decide on women bishops

NY Times Op-Ed: Tax Wealth, Not Income

Why African-American Voters Still Support Jesse Jackson Jr.

Major advance in using sunlight to produce steam without boiling water

Mosque for gays to open in France

Pic Of The Moment: McCain Will Block All Sec. Of State Nominees Unless Vital Concerns Are Addressed

40 People Stop Keystone XL Construction: Four Lock to Machinery, Nacogdoches Student and Two Others

Limbaugh advertiser backlash DIRECTLY responsible for radio industry downturn: –radio network exec

Thom Hartmann: BP...How 'Big Oil' Got Away with Murder

It was a huge mistake putting General Petraeus in charge of the CIA...

P Diddy Boosts Campaign To Protect Sioux Land

CHRIS HEDGES--"Elites Will Make Gazans Of Us All"

*** Gets out her staple gun and posts today's DU Lunch special in the DU Cafeteria ***

Today in Peace and Justice history on November 19, 1969

Today in Peace and Justice history on November 19, 1969

President Obama's Daily Schedule, 11/19/2012

Glen Rogers, O.J. Simpson, Nicole Brown Simpson confession: Serial killer says he killed O.J.'s ex

Fellow Atheists! The War on Christmas is at hand!

That Shirt......

Well that was embarrasing

Paul Krugman- The Insecurity Election

We're in this together: A pathbreaking investigation into the evolution of cooperative behavior

DC Voucher Schools: No Accountability

Rush Limbaugh: " Freedom to you and me is the absence of government in our lives."

Marco Rubio 2016: THE GREAT RIGHT HOPE!

Israel Is A Terrorist State: Turkey PM

Obama: Missile fire from Gaza must stop first

Whrn President Obama arrived in Yangon

Check out this photo of President Obama with Aung San Suu Kyi

Psy and MC Hammer make me grin big in a dreary news cycle.

Got a fax? Thank these people for their Line in the Sand on SocSec & Medicare:

bear cubs caught in dumpster use ladder to climb out

GOP Land - Elections Don't Matter - We Still Won Even If We Lost - You Will Still Do It Our Way

President Obama and Aung San Suu Kyi in Yangon

Uribe admits receiving 'help' from Drummond .

Uribe admits receiving 'help' from Drummond .

Why didn't the Obama campaign do anything about the various vote-counting conspiracies?

Hostess Brands to terminate pension plan as part of liquidation

Rant: who was the moron who drafted the ACA such that states can opt out automatically?

President Obama "Your are the Legend Hero of Our World"

OFA gearing up for 2014!!!!!

Forecast: Drought And More Drought

Some cool folks just got Netflix working in Linux!

Attorneys: Obama’s ‘secret’ cyber security law may allow ‘military deployment within the U.S.’

K&R if you support President Obama's position on Hamas and Israel.

An Open Letter to President Obama from Michael Moore

The Presidential kiss and hug...

Republicans’ problems are bigger than the Tea Party

Oops! Taliban Reveal Identities of Their Mailing List Members

Rubio: Maybe Earth was created in 7 days because ‘I’m not a scientist, man’

it appears Hostess has some buyers interested.

In on Fox News this afternoon discussing merits of carbon tax

Santa left hanging by his beard

Iron Dome: Missile defense system a game changer, Israelis say

Mike Thompson toon on affirmative action

Petroglyph thefts near Bishop stun federal authorities, Paiutes, "worse act of vadalism ever seen"

Nate Silver is going on Morning Joke tomorrow

Don't mess with me!

Romney Spends $600 Million On Top-Tier 'Soul Searching' Team

Georgia GOPers hold meeting over Obama mind-control conspiracy

Santa Claus Winter Games

Members of Congress Implore Feds To Back Down On Marijuana Prosecution

first caller on Ed Schultz today...was me! (an Ed show call in virgin...)

WalMart is doing exactly what OUR politicians have given them permission to do.

Why Do Cabinet Officers Require Confirmation?

Cool map of US states' GDP equivalent to which other countries.

'Killer robots' should be banned, say human rights groups

Honduran party primaries herald return of Zelayas to country’s politics

Romney campaign didn't quite master the art of sign placement (pic)

How long before faux outrage over Biden's NJ statement?

Catholic March Against Gay Marriage in France Turns Ugly

CNN Poll: 57% of Americans say Israeli attacks in Gaza are justified

"Historical Collapses" primer?

Please oh please Mitt - JUST GO AWAY!!!

Okay, another thing I'm just not getting...

Will Taxpayers Have to Pay Hostess Workers' Pensions? (rather than the Hedge Fund Investors)

Tom Tomorrow - Humans are weird

Gaza crisis: 'More than 100' killed in Israeli strikes.......

Do you like doing it two at a time?

On Andrea Mitchell Reports

I wonder why the Republicans are attacking Dr Susan Rice so much?

The Anti-Due Process Bias of Housing Reporters and Analysts

Jimmy and Bruce: Habitat for Humanity and Sandy relief

The secret behind the end of the Mayan calendar in 2012 revealed...

When are they going to can Luke Russert?

Brazilian mediums shed light on brain activity during a trance state

U.N. court ruling expands Nicaragua's offshore rights

Are Liberals Smarter? Study Indicates The Answer Is YES

Question about turkey stock.....

"MY president"

Reclaiming the Word QUEER - It Worked!!!!!

Violent Protests Erupt In West Bank; Protester Dies Of Wounds

President Obama Embraces Burma's Deliberate Turn Toward Democracy

Iranian Blogger Tortured To Death In Prison

Pat Robertson: Miserable Atheists trying to steal Christmas

Pension fund theft is a business model. Twinkies Defense Is Private Equity's Pension Offense

Excellent read: "Petraeus’ entire philosophy has been based on hiding the truth, on deception,

I give up. How is "moron" any less vile than "retard"? nt.

Sitting in Richmond, waiting for in-person interview. Just finished phone interview.


Lindsay Graham: "When you're in a hole, stop digging." Am I the only one...

It isn't Christmas season until....

Can we replace the CIA?

A climate change puzzle:

It is your fault, so I need your help. If I do a ham for thanksgiving, can I just buy an already

World Bank Report Warns 'Catastrophic Consequences' of Global Warming

For those on the Right who claim that "the Democrats demagogued on social issues" this year...

Corporate Giant Kaiser Permanente Comes Out Against GMOs

This Susan Rice thing is really starting to piss me off.

Hostess Liquidation Too Sweet for Managers, U.S. Says.

Elites will make Gazans of us all.

Israeli MK Incites Violence Against Leftists, Palestinians

Is anyone using Dragon?

Organic Consumers Assoc Calls for Boycott of Organic Brand Parent Co. That Helped Defeat Prop 37

Rep. Allen West loses more ground to challenger after recount

European Union Officially Endorses Syrian Opposition

"You watch your tongue around the ladies!"

Hamas Leader Dares Israel to Invade Amid Gaza Airstrikes

Already First In Line At Best Buy

Favorite Post Thanksgiving Event

(Allen) West watch: no concession, no decision on challenging apparent Murphy win

Boys after unattainable body image

Hey guys...If you haven't seen my update in the Lounge, I thought I'd cross post for you evil son

In which I vent my frustration.

Does it say something about our society, that zombies are so popular these days?

The Iron Dome System has some holes in it

How arrogant do you have to be to tell others how to celebrate Xmas?

I just got laid off.

Anonymous and the Supposed Hack.

Civil War Question

'Shadow Banking' Still Thrives, System Hits $67 Trillion

The Real Reason Hostess Went Under: The Way We Eat Has Changed

John McCain should had known better than to

is there any material softer than wonder bread?

Were any sitting Senators (besides Brown MA) defeated in this election?

Christmas music began playing on LA station last Friday - Nov 15th.

Remember The Illustrated Man?

Anti-Gay Bryan Fischer Can't Answer When He Chose to be Straight

Newt Gingrich Calls Mitt Romney's 'Gift' Comments 'Insulting'

Why I want Allen West to formally concede.

Playboy Quiz

PA. Repubs. Want Investigation of One Dem Legislator and One Fracker - let's investigate them all!

The Rude Pundit - Note to Progressives: Bobby Jindal Is Still a Skeevy Bastard

Wisconsin-based atheists foundation answers citizens’ calls to defend First Amendment

So, what everybody playing these days?

Can I have some good vibes, please?

Bahrain seeks charges for protests calls during Shiite religious ceremonies

The Twinkie Manifesto

Benghazi or “Watching Republicans Strangle Themselves”

Deadly oil rig explosion caught on camera

Did I miss Halloween?

murdoch unscathed: Emerging From Scandal, News Corporation Looks at Potential Acquisitions

Hostess to mediate with union, could prevent shut down

Inspirational pupster

Romney Donor, Mark Leder, To Save The Twinkie?

Don't You Just Hate Poor Customer Service?

Treatment that risks foetus can be 'ethically permissible' - Catholic bishops

Same-sex marriage bringing in business for Maine

Paula Broadwell smacks photographer in forehead with car door

Petraeus scandal: Another reason 'free trade' is never free

NY killer "apparently targeting balding, middle aged men of Middle Eastern descent", 3 storekeepers

Myanmar graffiti artist welcomes Obama

Study shows gender bias in science is real. Here’s why it matters.

Naomi Wolf thinks the Petraeus story is about snooping by the national security state

Highest-Tech War

An Open Letter to President Obama …from Michael Moore

The Leaders at the ASEAN-US meeting join hands.

Anti-union photoshop job alert

Even apes have 'midlife crises,' study finds


Hostess May Avoid Bankruptcy

More photos showing President Obama with 'that shirt".

Father Bourgeois expelled by Maryknollers

Toasted pumpkin seeds with sliced almonds


Romney and Ann were Twihards all along. . . .

Iran's fingerprints on Hamas weaponry, but its larger role in Israel-Gaza crisis remains murky

Part of McAfee's Disguise: Tampon stuffed in his nose

Daily Kos: Lead Grows for Young Challenger in Alaska Legislative Upset

Breaking: Hostess, unions agree to mediation

The Huffington Post's Sexist Linkbait Strategy

Israelis In The U.S. Mobilize Against Gaza Conflict

If at first you don't succeed ...

The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith Canonically Dismisses Roy Bourgeois


I got duped by Glenn Beck!

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

Liberal Talking Heads Declare War On Governor Cuomo "DONT YOU DARE TRY AND RUN AS A PROGRESSIVE"

Say something nice about Rush Limbaugh

Ron Paul is cool with secession

I shop at Wal-Mart, sometimes Barnes-n-Olble, Kroger, Albertsons, K-Mart, a local junkyard,

Russia Frustrated Over UN Security Council’s Silence On Gaza As Attacks Escalate

McCain’s obscene hypocrisy

Fla. GOP tries to defeat Crist before he can run

Soccer playing turkeys OR what goes for entertainment in TX

House Republicans: Rice unfit to head State Dept

Walker signals ending same-day registration

Jim DeMint is my best friend, says Rubio

After two years, I'm kinda back working again.

Jill Kelley took multiple flights at taxpayer expense

2 days till Thanksgiving. Ah the dreams!

Hostess, Bakers Union to hold talks on reason for strike

Mystery of the Mayan Calandar Solved!

SEC Rocked By Lurid Sex-and-Corruption Lawsuit

Feds Come Down Hard on Spill; BP’s $4.5 Billion Plea Includes Manslaughter...

This is unnecessary

Appoint McCain Ambassador to Libya and put him on a plane tonight.

Bernie Sanders Doesn't Often Agree With Ronald Reagan, But When He Does . . .

Thanksgiving weight loss challenge - 30 miles on T-Day. UPDATED 11/22/2012

Huffington Post: Dan Lungren, drug warrior, loses reelection.

I Fight Back

This is dumb, but I was dying to tell someone so...

Jesus Fucking Christ = Restoring Reason to Election Integrity Madness

If this is Not Indication That Ron Paul Has always been Bat shit crazy then I dont know

TSA Protest..T.hat's .S.exual .A.ssault...

Isn't it hilarious watching ReTHUGs and their hacks deconstruct RMoney's shellacking

Pew: More Americans Following ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Than David Petraeus Investigation

Allen West Concession Speech!

Taiwanese animators cover the Hostess liquidation story

Democratic party Presidents rise to the Presidency

Seriously, someone explain to me what Susan Rice has done to piss off the GOP

Breaking: Deadly Indianapolis home explosion now criminal homicide investigation, source says

Did Anonymous stop Karl Rove from Stealing Ohio again?

Republicans desperately want a "Scandal" and or Obstruction

Any DU'ers out there, 55+ looking for a job?

Why One Poll Says 45% Would Rather Skip Christmas

What's With Xians Insisting That One Chooses To Be Gay, So They Don't Get Certain Rights?

House Republicans "deeply troubled" by Rice

Christian Mingle Drives Me Crazy

Need some info on Obama care...

Official "What the Hell Movie/Show am I thinking about. I can't remember the name!"

Thank You Anon!

Santa Monica can ban Nativity scenes, judge rules

Netanyahu Caught On Video Admitting He Manipulates America

Bud Selig approves Marlins-Blue Jays blockbuster citing “plausible baseball judgment”

Outnumbered conservative Senate Democrats blanch at taxing the rich

100 House Republicans Deeply Troubled by the Color of Susan Rice's Skin

Awesome Six-Year-Old Girl Writes to Hasbro About Gender Inequality in Guess Who

GOProud, Gay Republican Group, Offers Twinkies For Donations As Potential Snack Shortage Looms

Palin in 2016!

Four Score and Seven Years Ago.....the 149th Anniversary of the Gettysburg Address

How Much Would It Suck To Be A Rational Republican Today , If Any Still Exist ?

Cook County begins enrolling 250,000 new Medicaid recipients

Israeli strike kills four Gaza family members

Elizabeth Warren faces fight from Wall Street for key committee assignment

By the numbers: Just how welcoming is the U.S. to immigrants?

Democrats sweep last undecided House races

Hezbollah Leader Vows Support For Hamas Despite Syria Rift

"At what point in the relationship do you tell your partner about your zombie daughter?"

heh, newt turns on Rmoney... I'd feel bad but...

Susan Rice is on John McCain’s Lawn

Colombian rebels call truce as peace talks start

Colombian rebels call truce as peace talks start

would you use polycarbonate panels for a garage roof?

Walker, key aides implicated during Doe sentencing

Dear Marco Rubio, the age of the Earth is not in "Dispute".

Holiday shopping done!

Delusions of (Upward) Mobility - Paul Krugman

When did Hamas become secular?

Obama performance with white voters on par with other Democrats

Has anyone watched this movie "Thrive" and what did you think about it?

Re: Susan Rice... To The Republican Party, It's Leaders And Sycophants, Who Outed CIA Agent Valerie

To Susan On the West Coast Waiting

Andrew Cuomo called a "Fake Democrat."

Just got some bad news concerning my sister's prognosis

*The Dust Bowl, part 2, on PBS tonight

WaPo: American manufacturing is coming back. Manufacturing jobs aren’t.

Oh good Lord did...

Authorities: Indy home explosion investigated as homicide

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Paula Broadwell 'filled with guilt and shame' for affair with ex-CIA chief Petraeus [bro confirmed]

OK, Daryl vs Governor cage match. who you got?

Spots before my eyes

" Lincoln Didn't Free The Slaves. They Freed Themselves."

CNN: Anonymous declares 'cyberwar' on Israel

McCain kinda forgets that the Bush administration outed a spy we had in Al Queda

For the millionth time on D.U.

Security by Dog

The Only Comment I Have Here... Is The WARNING That Comes To Get To This Image...

Happy pup

Lee Atwater’s infamous “n*gger, n*gger” interview

CNN Breaking News: Romney surging in polls two weeks after election

Equal Pay..

I nominate NEWT to replace Arne as Sec of Ed.

John McCains "Benghazi"

Obama urges Middle East leaders to broker ceasefire as navy deploys ships

Mouth Breather Scott Walker was implicated in court today. How long until he's arrested?

Is Rush Limbaugh’s Country Gone?

Which do you really look forward to:

Report: 70 Percent Of Retired Generals Took Jobs With Defense Contractors Or Consultants

Stuart Varney and I discuss the merits of a Carbon Tax on Fox News' Your World

So I posted this graphic on FB

xPost from V&M: Stuart Varney and I discuss the merits of a Carbon Tax on Fox News' Your World

Spain: Residency for foreigners who buy houses

Harper 'surprised' by protectionist feelings from U.S.

Thanksgiving Health Challenge. UPDATED 11/22/2012

Observation: Since the election, I havent noticed the (I'm a mormon) ads

And yet another Fight with Congress to put on the schedule

The Hollywood Reporter, After 65 Years, Addresses Role in Blacklist

Another Craigslist freebie--not your usual input.

Allen West's legacy: Recounts for everyone!

CEO of my organization just sent email to make us afraid

Poll: Nearly 60 Percent Of Americans Believe Israel Justified In Gaza Strikes

Anyone have any good online gift ideas

Iowa scientists: Drought a sign of climate change

Very nice encounter just a little while ago!

Intelligence community admits they changed

University gives ‘frackademics’ the boot

Wranglers say 'Hobbit' animals died on unsafe farm

Shop Your Politics.

Ever notice how the Brady Campaign has stopped talking about "gun control?"

If Susan Rice is The President's first choice for SoS, should he nominate her?

Mr. Grebe, IRS On Line One (Cognitive Dissidence)

Provincial Conservative rift spreads to federal realm in Calgary Centre byelection

If you’re 27 or younger, you’ve never experienced a colder-than-average month

From a teacher....

Oprah uses iPad to Tweet promotion of Microsoft Surface.

Moody's strips France of AAA-rating with one-notch cut

All around I see how normal it is to attack women, and even for women to attack themselves

It has been two weeks since Mitt got his ass handed to him

My God, this is beautiful!

Were Prehistoric Statues Pornographic?

is RAM as important for a PC nowadays?

No, Conservatives, Benghazi Is Not Worse Than Watergate

Bipartisan oil whores of the Senate send letter to pressure Obama on pipeline

re: the proposed "New and Improved Republican Party"

WTF !!! - There's A SNOW Warning... For The San Jaoquin Valley ???

Obama, in Burma speech: ‘We always remained hopeful about you’

tips on interviewing

It is time for the fried turkey thread, this year there will be 5 to be fried.

Einstein's Brain Reveals Clues to Genius

I'd like to thank the Academy...

George P. Bush makes motions at General Land Office - or perhaps a bigger office

Lack of skilled labour threatens Canadian economy, Prime Minister Stephen Harper says

Has anyone else watched Ken Burns "Dust Bowl on PBS?

Official: Changes to Benghazi talking points made by intel community

Kos: Fraudsters, take your shit elsewhere

Ed is covering the WORKERS of Hostess, and the recent court ruling!

Treasury Secretary Calls For Abolishing The Debt Ceiling

Funny I guess Lincoln had enough of their loose talk

Why don't we ever hear that taxing the rich will *grow* the economy?

Immigrants to Pay Tuition at Rate Set for Residents

Got any tips for writing a cover letter and resume?

Anti-Gay Activist Rick Rolled on Live TV

How much longer till we get Turkey?

Recommendations for background reading on the conflict?

The reasons the GOP doesn't want Rice to be SOS

Oliver Stone on the Untold U.S. History from Atomic Age, Vietnam to Obama's Drone War

An exemplary businessman indeed.

Lisa Biron, Christian anti-gay lawyer, arrested under unusual circumstances:

PBS - 'Dust Bowl'

I See Some Trolls Didn't Receive A Good Enough Ass Beating On November 6th.

Judge Rejects Nativity Displays in Santa Monica

EarlG: Can you please resurrect the Top 10 Conservative Idiots!! There is just so

We totally dodged a huge pile of crapola two weeks ago.

Day after turkey sandwich

Would anyone here care to help educate my daughter?

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Brad subs for Mike & a new kitty gif

IA Senate News: Jochum will be President, Gronstal stays Majority Leader

Just finished watching "Fargo".

First Lady's Labor of Love

Do you know anyone who's already lined up for Friday's

Anyone watching MNF?

Has anyone been watching Oliver Stone's "Untold History of the United States" on Showtime?

Why McCain is going after Rice: The GOP lost foreign policy advantage

Attorney fired for tweeting during hearing

I just came from an Informational Picket

DNA testing finds widespread mislabeling of seafood, crawfish for lobster, imitation crab, etc.

Listen up, Gov. Howdy Doody.

3 local ships extend deployment amid Gaza conflict (US warships turn around)

Rachel just got up in McCain's face,

Saw Steven Spielberg today!

Lastest Gallop - LV Obama 42 Romney 56. RV O 52. R 47.

Pre-historic Goddess Figures: Ancient Objectification?

Here Is What Louisiana Schoolchildren Learn About Evolution

WSJ: U.S. closes antitrust investigation into seed industry, Monsanto.

Blue states to secede....

"It’s been great. It’s been bittersweet, nostalgic, all the things you would expect"

When Will the Economic Blockade of Gaza End?

Steven Colbert interviews Tom Ridge on fracking...

Broadwell hires Washington PR firm to deal with Petraeus scandal - Reuters, Nov 19, 2012 (Mon)

Police make arrest in monkey death at Zoo Boise

Dolphins Found Shot, Mutilated

Ha! I made this graphic yesterday and posted on DU.... now it's gettin' all viraly on FB!

Councilman faces ouster for allowing homeless man to sleep at City Hall

Report: Eric Holder To Stay In Obama Administration Beyond First Term

Filipino ex-employees say Grand Isle Shipyard pressed them into 'involuntary servitude'

(Federal) Judge denies Hobby Lobby's birth control case

Nance Greggs: Make Room at the Kiddie Table this Thanksgiving

Anonymous are Criminals, according to the Far Right Wing! Lol!

Infographic: Weapons and casualty comparison past four years

The spectacularly damaging Rush Limbaugh Effect illustrated in two stock charts and a video

Revolution--the concept is getting better.

Rachel just made me spew my soft drink all over my laptop

CNN’s Don Lemon tells Will Cain of The Blaze he ‘doesn’t make sense'

Mitt Romney turns blue

Anonymous, Karl Rove and 2012 Election Fix? - Thom Hartmann/Truth-Out

How can I help WalMart employees carry out their strike?

Gaza's 96 Dead Include Farmers, Water Sellers And The Girl Next Door

Could Bill Clinton end the Israeli/Hamas war??

It’s time for a federal takeover of national elections

Radi-aid: Spoof charity single asks Africans to donate radiators to Norway

Any chance of getting them to make a "Garbage Pail Kid" named "Fiscal Cliff"?

Benghazi, Schmenghazi (John McCain, You Scumbucket)

Dressing vs. stuffing.

McCain to obstruct any SOS confirmation unless Democrats play dead on foreign policy till the end of

so much for the right getting anything right!


You know it's bad when China condemns: We condemn the over-use of force causing innocent deaths

There's a request in Meta for a Climate Change group

FOX Conservatives Attack Chris Christie For Appearing On SNL

A question about Lee Atwater and the GOP

I am 58 and just got a new job. 5 year contract. Hang in there...

Instead of S.E. Cupp, MSNBC should have hired Abby Huntsman for The Cycle

Leading The Way

Dates to mark on your calendar

Mustang Ranch owner elected county commissioner

‘Color Of Christ’: A Story Of Race And Religion In America

Real Historical Irony - Dust Bowl States Hate Government And Would Not Vote For

Can Americans send aid to the Palestinians..? Legally?... nt

They're taking Reagan off Mt. Rushmore to put Obama up?

Pete Seeger, Harry Belafonte, Jackson Browne and More to Play Benefit for Activist in NYC

If you’re 27 or younger, you’ve never experienced a colder-than-average month

Capitalism sucks the magic from life.

You Have Chosen To Remember

Here Is What Louisiana Schoolchildren Learn About Evolution

How the Right Wing Destroyed the U.S. Postal Service

Israeli Media: Four More Top Terrorists Eliminated

The Dalai Lama will be the Commencement speaker

The GOP learned NOTHING from their thrashing on November 6. WTF is wrong with

It appears my Google Fu is WEAK tonight...

Facing Rates Of $17 For 15 Minutes, FCC Takes Up Regulation Of Prison Phone Industry

Just finished watching "The Dust Bowl" on PBS.

How is Andy Reid not fired yet?

I know that it is not real cool to talk about workers round these parts

DetNews columnist Neil Rubin's tribute to the late Sonny Eliot

Watching The Dust Bowl Part 2... WHY... Do/Did Those States Now Vote Against Their Own Interests ???

Woman hits 'like' on Facebook, gets arrested in India

Secession is possible-can you say plebiscite

Gloat Free NBA Scores (Monday, November 19)

OK, this "Black Friday" crap has gone completely stupid.!

TCM Schedule for Thursday, November 22 -- What's on Tonight: Family Comedies

The GOP Fears the Electorate

TCM Schedule for Friday, November 23 -- What's On Tonight: Lerner & Loewe Musicals

Sorry, but I don't like stuffing or dressing.

A classic joke about the "Drugstore Visit"

Great U.S. Drought of 2012 to Last Into Spring of 2013

A thought on the stealing of trademarks, copyrights or labels by foreign corporations for profit.

What time of day do you have Thanksgiving dinner?

let's go over the cliff. dems sellouts are already trying to get repubs a good deal....

So, seems all those political ads have been replaced with...non-stop car ads!

Lights out for John McCain

"Putting Faith in the Conservative Creed"

Has the inauguration web site

49ers creamed Da Bears....

Santa Monica may bar Nativity scenes in public areas, judge rules

Cartoon HistoryOf Israel/Palestine ByNina Paley

University study finds alcohol and sex makes people happier more than kids and religion

Judicial nominees sitting on sidelines

Grover Norquist Defends Strength Of Anti-Tax Movement Amid Signs Republicans Are Defecting

Dinosaur Jr to release 1987 live set on ‘Chocomel Daze’ limited-edition vinyl LP

Great U.S. Drought of 2012 to Last Into Spring of 2013

My wife and I met at the University of Pennsylvania...

Ray Davies - "Thanksgiving Day"

A (very) modest proposal for the Gaza Strip

LTTE: "I have never witnessed a losing candidate so openly critical of the winning candidate."