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Archives: November 22, 2012

Voter Bill of Rights

Big Tent News: 'In the Life' Last Gift in December

Growing In, Not Out

SPD lays out current status of marijuana

I'm providing the movie for tomorrow!

A very comprehensive interactive chart of the Petreaus affair ...

Employers lower health care costs by shifting them to employees

Redskins vs. Cowboys...

...this may be my last entry...

McCain is a thorn in our side because

Just got my turkey breasts in the smoker...

#GOPHOUSEBANDS trending on twitter...BDF

Lost 2 pounds this week. I was surprised it was more because

5-Point Guide To The Fiscal Showdown

BACKPEDAL ALERT!: Papa John's CEO now says there will be no cut in hours due to Obamacare.

Sinkhole: H-Bomb Explosion Equivalent In Bayou Corne Possible

Unpaid activist opportunities-2012 and later

Happy Thanksgiving!

47.51% and falling!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Will we pass up a Golden Opportunity...?

Gloat Free NBA Scores (Wednesday, November 21)

Happy Thanksgiving!

Don't let priests use sacraments as political weapons

Maine News Anchors Cindy Michaels And Tony Consiglio Resign

Georgia Man Arrested for Triple Murder

Being Born in Winter Can Mess With Your Head

Four days ago McCain said that President Obama should send BILL Clinton to negotiate ...

Gaza crisis: Israel-Hamas ceasefire agreement holds.

TOM THE DANCING BUG: Bill O'Reilly's "Leave It to Beaver" Nightmare!

Happy Turkey Day! My Life as Turkey by NATURE

Happy Thanksgiving! I'm at the airport, ask me anything!

How do you decontaminate a sewing machine?

TED Talk - Louie Schwartzberg: Nature. Beauty. Gratitude.

JK Rowlings - A Casual Vacancy

This Thanksgiving, Avoid a Horror Story (Food Safety Tips!)


A Thanksgiving Letter to the Republican Party

Rachel Maddow: There is a lot to be thankful for - video link

Linda McMahon’s Campaign ‘Screwed’ Workers by Giving Them Bad Checks, Condoms

Things For Which You'd Like To See Nate Silver Forecast

happy thanksgiving everyone!

Walmart suppliers confronted by union as stores hit by employee walkouts

5:00 a.m. -- Let's Roll!

Tens of thousands protest in Indonesia

Why Thanksgiving turkeys keep getting fatter and fatter

Giving Thanks For Thanksgiving facts

Thanksgiving Obama Surprise!

Rio Gay Pride aims to tackle Brazilian 'homophobia'

ADHD treatment 'may reduce risk of criminal behaviour'

After Sandy, some dump homes, while others hunt for bargains

Was the Chris Christie buttering the turkey video the real deal or was it faked?

Holiday shopping marathon starts as consumer sentiment shaky

"Over the River and Through the Wood" honor of Thanksgivings past!

Happy Thanksgiving to all DUers

"Over the River and Through the Wood"...Happy "Jour de Merci Donnant"!

Is This Sexist Or Just Funny?

Susan Rice responds to the attacks on her about so-called scandle Bengazi

Confronting the Reality of a Rapidly Warming World

Nevada City (CA) to Require Homeless to Have A Permit to Sleep Outside

Germany's Clean Energy Transforms Industrial City of Hamburg

Macy’s CEO to American People: Drop Dead

Answer: 4.55 billion years

The 7 Worst Black Friday Horror Stories (And Why You Should Stay Away From Stores This Year)

Maine news anchor team resigns on air over ‘unbalanced news’

Why Fracking May Ruin Your Thanksgiving

***THANKSGIVING DAY THREAD*** Check in with what you are thankful for and/or favorite traditions.

Turkey Day Photo Tips

Gaza crisis: will Egypt come to regret its role as peacemaker?

Food Bank Stocks Dry Up in Wake of Great Drought

New WH Pics of President Obama in Asia

"FEDEX delivered the package": US military emails shed light on Osama bin Laden's burial at sea

When do we start airing the grievances?

Pie Crust

Hollande admits gay marriage opt-out gaffe

8 years at Walmart earns you 11.90 an hour.

should we reclaim the word 'faggot'?

President Obama: Thanksgiving a time to unite after ‘passionate’ election

Be sure to catch this must read NYT piece on Obama's Middle East involvement.

Weekly Address: Wishing the American People a Happy Thanksgiving

Economic Prosperity and the Fiscal 'Speed Bump'

'Sobering Facts' In UN Report Show Global Warming Targets Fading Fast

*Spoilers* If Republicans want to remake themselves, the need look no further than 'Lincoln.' Review

What I am thankful for.

Growing Opposition to US Drones Program

I am using today--Thanksgiving Day---as a day of amnesty for all Sports forum Douchebags.

I'm at the MSP this where Sen Larry Craig was "exposed"???

US hacked Sarkozy staff computers, French magazine says

On the eating of crow...

Icelanders Vote to Include Commons in Their Constitution

Where did it go? Australian scientists un-discover phantom Pacific island that appears on world maps

Reflections from the Great Lakes Commons Gathering

Don't Be Greedy - Feed the Needy! - UCB Social Media Holiday Video

The Turkey of the Year Award

Your helpful Thanksgiving charts about the deficit

Happy Turkey and Football Day, Everybody

I may have a good meal today. I may have chicken noodle soup with peanut butter sandwiches.

Wally world greeter gone wild

Oh no. A Remake of Red Dawn

Many are happy to have a job

Happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Song [from Bob's Burgers]

EU takes major step to protect sharks

President Obama in Thailand with Secretary Of State Clinton

Happy Thanksgiving, Fellow FGers!

In memoriam: President John F. Kennedy

worth repeating

Matt Lauer is getting the boot from The Today Show??

Old White Men In Ohio To Revive "Heartbeat Bill"

I want to barf.

Rights groups dismayed by Afghanistan's return to executions

Happy Thanksgiving and a little history..

Afghan opium growth sees "alarming" rise, U.N. says

U.S. Deficit Shrinking At Fastest Pace Since WWII


Chicago pays NRA $150,000.00


Happy birthday, Scarlett Johansson

Police officer quits after comments about killing Obama

Doctors say famed Puerto Rican boxer Hector 'Macho' Camacho is clinically brain dead

The Humbling Tragedy of Jesse Jackson Jr.

DEA Agent Says He Was Told Not To Enforce Drug Laws In White Areas

Denialists, Whiners, and Wackjobs -- There’s more than one way to be a Republican

Losing gracefully

Sorry pilgrims-Myth busted

Map Of The World Based On Sport Popularity...

Happy re-evaluate your boundaries with your parents day!

Two good Thanksgiving cartoons from Mike Luckovich

HappyThanksgiving to all the denizens of the DU Religion Group!

Thanksgiving takes its toll.

Any fans of the group (choir) Scala?

Could non-profit, member owned health insurance work? This looks like a great idea.

ThankProgress: 10 Things Progressives Can Be Thankful For

You can get anything you want at... Alice's Resturant

Karl Marx Explains the Labor Theory of Value

Obama should nominate Rice and take on McCain

Saskatchewan Roughriders Vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Howard Zinn on honesty in history

Uh, is it my imagination -- the Kelley's portrait, here --

How Karl Rove was thwarted from fixing election by cyber dudes

Soldier’s last wish: Let DOMA die before I do

What are you thankful for this year?

Faux News has a new lead on Benghazi

Warning! Don't read if you are about to eat; this is a gross story.

Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

Pepperidge Farm or Bells?

I'm so excited! Can't wait to see my niece ice skating in the T. G. Macy's Day Parade.

Taking On Employee Intimidation at T-Mobile USA

A Happy Thanksgiving to all, from me and the Mrs. Z ...

The Obama's Help Out at Food Bank Over Thanksgiving

How those from Japan multiply - as in maths.

The Irony of Mitt Romney's 47% Tape-- Star Trek Style!

If I want car advice, I won't go to a massage therapist or a chiropractor. If I want to know . . . .

Thanksgiving in Dystopia

Right Wing Invents New Bengahzi Conspiracy Theory: Top U.S. Intel Official Is A Liar

Marine Corps get first F-35, but with no weapons or the right gear

Happy Thanksgiving from WKRP

Justice for JFK

Robert Reich: Why You Shouldn’t Shop at Walmart on Friday

No Thanksgiving is complete w/o listening to this:

Obamacare: The ARROGANT STUPIDITY Of John Boehner in Display Over

Police Raid 9-Year-Old Pirate Bay Girl, Confiscate Winnie The Pooh Laptop

My mom's doctor told her to vote for Romney

WKRP Turkey drop.

My Thanksgiving tradition... two "holiday" videos that never get old...(!)

Too funny not to share.

Thanksgiving Toons 1: Turkeys!

Thanksgiving Toons 2: Nuts!

Thanksgiving Toons 3: Twinkies!

Thanksgiving Day Gift- Our Service Men

Thanksgiving Toons 4: Shopping!

Thanksgiving Toons 5: Thanksgiving and the rest!

Anonymous Supposedly Helped Keep Presidental Election Fair

A Thanksgiving Reminder That America Alone Doesn’t Guarantee Time Off For Vacations Or Holidays

Big Tent News: Thanksgiving Gay Story Of Redemption

The closed circle of Wal Mart economics

All in the Family - Thanksgiving

Mr. Fox Returns for Thanksgiving

Kerry Is the Right Choice to Lead U.S. Diplomacy

Hilarious scene in "These Old Broads"

Today in Peace and Justice history on November 22, 1968

Happy Thanksgiving, DU!!

Today in Peace and Justice history on November 22, 1968

Volunteers Help Restore Historic Voodoo F-101

Bill O'Reilly's "traditional America" nightmare ('toon)

Pardoning the Turkey and working at the Capital Area Food Bank, Washington, Nov. 21 (photos)

South Pacific Sandy Island 'proven not to exist'

Bill O'Reilly's "Leave It to Beaver" nightmare

A Barefooted Barack

Mad Mad People!

Happy Thanksgiving to all democratic underground peeps.

RECLAIMING Their VOICE: The Native American Vote in New Mexico & Beyond (42 min.)

Life on Mars? Maybe not. NASA downplays findings

Why GOP Is Trying To Censor Thanksgiving Play of 'Alice’s Restaurant'


Rush flushers seeking to hold Limbaugh accountable for hate speech are crippling the radio industry

It's been a rough couple of weeks here in Lake Woebegon.

JFK and the pardoned Turkey

An Illuminating Document

Israeli soldier dies of wounds from Gaza violence

Thanksgiving parade brings cheer to storm-hit NYC

Joe Conason: Change? Learn? Compromise? Grow? Not These Republicans

Rebels seize army base in eastern Syria

Who will take best in show?

Always makes for a good Thanksgiving Day when this happens...

The day that Facebook bought Instagram, I deleted it from my iPhone.

Happy Thanksgiving!!


Ahhh...plenty of this to look forward to today

Today, I'm thankful that we don't have to see Rmoney flip flopping, selling us all down the river

A Chinese Education, for a Price

RIP, John F. Kennedy, 5-29-1917 to 11-22-1963

Fellow Atheists! We have scored a great victory in the War on Christmas!

Unions flexed muscles in state campaigns

K&R if You Agree with Krugman & Howard Dean on the "Fiscal Cliff"

Timothy Noah: Eight Ways Obama Can Jam Through His Agenda Without Congress

WEE Gather Together, November 22, 2012

Stinky Feet?..

He served less than a thousand days.. a lifetime ago..and yet ( How I choose to remember JFK)

Navy uniform for Army Navy game

The heart of the problem is that most People like Walmart

Such a nice Happy Thanksgiving text from my father

Elections have consequences, if

Myanmar opening no gold rush for US firms

Simone Gbagbo arrest warrant issued by ICC

This is FUNNY!

Cute anchor babies.

This picture is worth a million words RE: climate change

Two Maine news anchors quit on air, citing pressure to do biased journalism

Hey , John, Bill was unavailable but Hilary took care of business. You got

No God, not even Allah

Kelly Ripa, a news anchorwoman? WTF? I don't grudge Kelly but I never

Red rebels don religious colour

Argentine court convicts UNC-CH physics professor of drug smuggling

Imams, priests play soccer match in Bosnia

A Thanksgiving Tale From A Shelter Worker I Know...

Former Komen exec. who pushed to defund Planned Parenthood weighing Senate bid

Winds of Racial Change in Brazil

Never the twain shall meet.

Michelle Obama will be on "The Dr. Oz Show" today.

Happy Thanksgiving, Everyone!

No turkey without Alice. Demz da Rulz.

The Birthday Wish: Meeting fireman who rescued him

US warns travellers of crime risk in Honduras

US warns travellers of crime risk in Honduras

NO New Gilded Age, Thank You...

TV coverage from 49 years ago - JFK Assassination; As It Happened.

If Native Americans had our immigration laws:

self delete--

I am thankful for a lazy Thanksgiving Day

Russian weapons designer shot dead on street

If you are tired of the "holiday programming", here's a suggestion

Colombians seek refuge in Ecuador despite peace effort

Italian journalists to strike over defamation laws

Bill O'Reilly's nightmare...

Prominent Republican Senator Abandons Norquist's Pledge..Think Progress

Denialists, Whiners, and Wackjobs... Begala on the GOP

Expose of Charter School Corruption in The New Republic

(Republican US Sen.) Chambliss Edges Away From Norquist Anti-Tax Pledge

Mitt Romney is now .1% away from 47%...

I'm thankful for the Secret Service.

100-car pileup in Texas fog kills two, injures dozens

What the hell is going on in the tree in this photo John McCain's wife just tweeted??

Just about time for the annual exploding

Classical Countdown: What's in your top 10?

THIS anti atheist, anti liberal comment gets 100+ likes?

Zero Day

Ah, Thanksgiving, reminding us why we only see these people once a year

Ah the duck is roasting

Kid Rock, my favorite Rocker is all over the Detroit/Houston game, including an Ad clip with the

Looking forward to hearing stories later from DUers regarding their right-wing relatives...

Can we admit at long last that Tim Burton's Batman sucks and always did?

How old were you when JFK killed

Thanksgiving 2012

So I saw the Mayor of My City Today


Something nice, I think, but a little eerie happened

Toles on 'Fiscal Cliff'

My herbed, browned, and moist turkey using a Reynolds oven bag.

Freeper shows his true colors. Lily-white.

This bird is looking for my house.

Remember last Black Friday with mobs getting into fights, pepper-spraying and such?

Amsterdam Forever !!!!

What you do on Friday makes a difference

Photo and link to Pete Souza's photos from President Obama's trip to Asia

Right before the election, it looked like Channel 5 was gonna run this big anti-greenie hate show

For God's Sake: Just END this Texans vs. Lions Football Game!

Sad statement on our society today...

Thanksgiving: A National Day of Mourning for Indians

ObamaCare Will Reshape the Electorate

Israel pushing ahead in medical marijuana industry

This Christmas buy nothing for anybody

So much for democracy-Egypt's President becomes the "new pharaoh" in "major blow to the revolution"

Saudi authorities using electronic tracking on women

Cross post from GD: Saudis tracking women electronically

Buntu tribe's children understand life:

I'll bet none of you are having for dinner today what I'm having.

Cartilage made using hybrid 3D printer (BBC)


Alabama...or....Auburn? Whadda say?????

I don't support a Climate Change group, especially not with a denier as host

UGH, here in Fargo winter always seems to blow in on Thanksgiving.

Arafat exhumation 'painful but necessary': widow

Anyone watching Washington/Dallas???

Some Thanksgiving thoughts from a blue redneck

Israeli Press Declares Victory for Hamas

Thanksgiving Day Perspective

My worst Thanksgiving ever! I am so sad

Making some cornbread (my recipe)

Libyan leader opposes aid to Syria rebels

Plans for gay marriage vote likely to get go-ahead before Christmas

My God am I depressed.

Dubliner Cheese -- why didn't someone tell me about this years ago?

I have been wanting to post this pic for a little while now.

Bob Herbert and Rachel Maddow on McCain being wrong, wrong, wrong.

Gaza Abacus (from the Economist)

What are you drinking?

"Boehner’s Rearguard Guerrilla Action" by DAVID FIRESTONE at the NY Times

Chefs confess to turkey-free Thanksgivings

You know what I am thankful for...

This message will be self-deleted by its author

Thank you for my family, Scott Walker.

"It’s Not Your Freedom You’re Worried About, It’s Theirs" at electablog

Time's quantum arrow has a preferred direction: BaBar experiment confirms time asymmetry

Learned on Thanksgiving: my mom has a vegan cat

Thanksgiving dinner, 26 adults, 8 children: not one republican

Assange snubs the Union

As seen parked across the street from the DU Lounge:

Today's my birthday and my kids are home.

Tonight 'The Kennedy's' is playing on REELZ channel...

November 28th: call-in day to defend Social Security and Medicare

"Obama’s campaign manager: Huntsman was biggest threat"

Kangaroo Court Looming for Y-12 Nuclear Weapons Critics

What kind of jerk RWer would run The Kennedys on 11/22?

Is anyone who's complained about Black Friday sales currently watching the NFL game?

Mohamed Morsi bars court challenges and orders Hosni Mubarak retrial

Argentina fears default after American court ruling

The USSR reacts - November 1963.

Ever since 1962 I knew who exactly to root for on Thanksgiving. This just isn't the same. It sucks.

"150-vehicle pileup on foggy Texas highway leaves 2 dead, 100 hurt"

Something to be extra thankful for

Fifty Shades of Chicken (BDSM version)

Okay, fess up! Who's going shopping tonight?

New Madrid Fault Getting Active?

ITF delivers Walmart warning

RGIII = Respect

Please DON'T feed this troll:

Well, I did get some turkey tonight.

In honor of the Walmart protest on Friday: Wal-Mart - High Cost of Low Price part 2 of 10

Today's Politics: Coalition of Transformation vs. Coalition of Restoration

K and R if you are thankful Romney lost

Wing, thigh or... trunk?

Fox's Tantaros Treats Food Stamps As A Diet Plan: "Do You Know How Fabulous I'd Look?"

Special thanks to all Obama/Dem volunteers/canvassers and phone bankers.

Charlie Cook: Senate Democrats Earned Every Seat They Won--Thanks to the DSCC

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Black Friday, 23 November 2012


DC cannot become a state without a constitutional amendment.

President Obama's Beautiful Letter to 10-Yr Old With Same-Sex Parents

CCWer kills one armed robber, wounds second, third robber hit by car.

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Best of Malloy & a new kitty gif

Holidays Past....spent with my Grandparents

The Lions deserved to lose because of this. >>


Why Conservatives Should Be Thankful That the Rest of Us Elected President Obama

Can You Handle the Cute?

Oh, FFS! Just bring in Tebow, Rex. El Supremo just can't take it any longer!!

Mohamed Morsi bars court challenges and orders Hosni Mubarak retrial

A Failed Experiment

Giving thanks for public transit — weirdos and all

What Grumpy Cat is Greatful for

Jets fans. We need your blue hearts. Don't suicide yourselves. nt

Picture of Israeli Soldiers Calling Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a “Loser” Goes Viral

Drunken post-Thanksgiving dinner declaration:

K&R If You Are Thankful To These Guys

Drivers pay more for gas, but still give thanks

Cash-strapped post office tests same-day delivery

I live in zone 7 and need to find some trees appropriate for near the house

Black Friday creeps into Thursday

Great music released today

Just got a call from my son @ Walmart

Who is a Dingbat?


Boycott Walmart: Wal-Mart - High Cost of Low Price part 3 of 10

Sled dog killer avoids jail sentence

Jacksonville cop making threatening comments after election not only bad behavior

We had Thanksgiving dinner with our daughter and her partner today.......

If any of you small business people out there hire a Walmart striker please post on facebook

Tax Reform Might Start With a Look Back to ’86.

At thanksgiving dinner tonight our family gave a big cheer of being thankful Obama was re elected

Considering an E-85 vehicle, cleaner burning but...

Ah, the joys of spending Thanksgiving with right wing nuts

Why not make Black Friday a Green Friday?

Police Arrest Suspects in Tel Aviv Bus Blast, Including Israeli Citizen

On line EPA carbon footprint calculator

Might I suggest a surgically precise drone war in Uganda

Oh what the hell. Congrats to K-State for winning the Big 12.

Boy, For all those who are over 50 and paying a shit load for health insurance. Beware!!!!!


Happy Thanksgiving

Couponer attacked by store manager

Even More Reason's To Thanks Your Stars...Dan Senor Rips GOP Officials For Turning On Romney

America's Two Earliest Startups Gave True Meaning To The Word 'Perseverance'

Cutting off the in-laws?

While You Watch Black Friday Shoppers Act Like Savage Animals.....

How many star members have you on ignore?

Another update on an Aspie son.

Pink berets -

Any good Thanksgiving stories?

PHOTO: Congressman Alan Grayson walks #WalmartStriker Lisa Lopez off the job tonight in Orlando

I am Thankful for DU and all the wonderful Americans who are standing

Man decks teen on street, knocks her out cold, caught on video

My only post of the day before heading to bed - THANKS for DU - to Skinner, EarlG and elad...

Congressman-Elect Alan Grayson Shows Up At Florida Wal-Mart To Support Strikers

'Antisemitic' Guardian Gaza cartoon shows Jews as puppeteers