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Archives: November 30, 2012

Vienna protesters call for 'death to Jews'

Today could have been Palestine's 65th birthday

Grand Canyon '64 million years older than previously thought'

The stupidest gun "buy back" that is guranteed to fail

Call for ‘Jewish list’ raises the spectre of renewed anti-semitism in Hungary

Israel flourishes despite onerous obstacles

Faux News...

AAA warns E15 gasoline could cause car damage

Leunig's cartoon deserves a more thoughtful Jewish response

Dear Wal-Mart:

Grand Canyon '64 million years older than previously thought'

Teacher suspended for playing song about being gay

Syrian Anonymous hacks embassy website to decry Assad, support rebels

Statement by President Obama on the Observance of World AIDS Day

Rally in North Miami Beach draws Israel supporters

Richard Wolff: Capitalism And Class In America

No! For men, rape is NOT the default.

U.S. birthrate plummets to its lowest level since 1920

The Cooperation Instinct

At WND, Obama voters are "inbreeds."

NORMAL people DON'T need to debate what is rape and what isn't.

All of these threads on rape have got me thinking our society has a long way to go.

Some interesting votes today and yesterday

Dog Crap Teabagger Message

2 Mesa students forced to hold hands as punishment for fighting

let the lay offs begin!

Cuba says jailed American doesn't have cancer

Tribe in Papua New Guinea meets white man for the first time. Filmed in 1976.

Is this post suggesting something false or defamatory about unions?

Canadian city considers fee on property owners for rain


I Say To The Rich... YOU Step Off The

Job Creators

B of A CEO: "I can't recall...." Sound Familar?

Gloat Free NBA Scores (Thursday, November 29)

"...a queer christmas classic!"

Since Bill O'Reilly can't seem to figure out Gangnam Style...

I think this picture illustrates a major problem with how society views women.

Hot Topic: Ayotte is Smearing Ambassador's Reputation - Concord Monitor

Colombian Army Officers Implicated in Killings to be Promoted

Why is quitting the Catholic church spoken of as some type of drastic, hard step?

Zurich to open drive-in prostitition boxes


Gay women will marry your boyfriends.

Obama determined to fill federal judgeships

I have a question, and a statement about Palestinian statehood.

Hartmann interviews Grayson, Papantonio and warns of Murdoch media monopoly plans

It is time for Fido Friday! Dogs having fun outside! Dial up WARNING!!!!!

Worker's Comp issue. My worker is still coming to work although she is not suppose to.

GOP Expresses Shock Over Fiscal Cliff Offer They Received Weeks Ago (funny part bolded)

How much longer WILL Dem officeholders feel they HAVE to wear those $*%&^#@ FLAG PINS!

If a person is working 40 hours a week, they should be paid enough to live off of.

George Zimmerman sells autographed "thank you" cards to raise money.

TCM Schedule for Friday, November 30 -- What's On Tonight: TCM Guest Programmer: Movie Morlocks Blo

NAKED SEXAY TIME!!! (Graphic Warning: Full Frontal Nudlty -- you've been warned)

Just tossin' this out there ... but what about Samantha Power for SoS?


Expanding Medicaid called a 'win-win' for jobs, tax revenue in Missouri

How businesses can profit from raising compensation at the bottom

Sabotage suspected at San Onofre Nuclear Plant

Colombia says no to U.N. ruling until rights are defended

Egypt Islamists Hurriedly Approve New Constitution

I have questions about Medicare

Senators praise Senator Akaka at his last Indian Affairs committee

The War on Christmas takes a new turn

Reba McEntire's New Show Is Full of Gay Stuff and She Wouldn't Have It Any Other Way

Texas cancer agency OK’d $11 million grant without review

5 States Where GOP Extremists Are Pushing Repugnant Anti-Women Laws

No Wonder So Many Are Disillusioned by Our Politics -- We've Got an 18th Century Political System

Favorite CNN Wall Street mascot Erin Burnett interviews Julian Assange

NYS Senator Joe Robach in 2004:

Oregon ReTHUG lady charged with voter fraud says she has a health problem

"Isolation Rooms" in Elementary Schools: Are They Treatment or Punishment?

BOOK REVIEW: The resurrection as a case study in evidence versus faith

The Gates of Hell Exploring Mexico's Sacred Caves

The Waterboys - This is the Sea.

DAMN!! son you got lumped up real bad

It's The New Economy, Stupid

In Cedar Park, two religious communities share building, Hannukah

ban on gay change therapy faces first legal challenge

Catholic Church sets up an exorcist hotline to deal with demand

Antarctica, Greenland ice definitely melting into sea, and speeding up, experts warn

singapore couple challenge law on gay sex

Senate backs quicker Afghanistan withdrawal

gay marriage before supreme court? cases weighed

GALBRAITH: Here's Why We Should LOWER The Retirement Age

Been a while since we've had a good stoof thread

The Deficit Did Not Cause The Recession, The Recession Caused The Deficit

Environmental activist and her son slain in Mexico

Environmental activist and her son slain in Mexico

A ten second parable in stop motion.

13 Jobs Where Tips Are A Huge Chunk Of Your Salary

Obama to GOP: I’m done negotiating with myself - me - It's about time!!!!!

917 Days Later, Bradley Manning Takes the Stand

McJobs Should Pay, Too: Inside Fast-Food Workers' Historic Protest For Living Wages

Study: Exercising With Physically Superior Partners Makes You Better—Even if They Aren't Real

New Republic Exclusive: The Internal Polls That Made Mitt Romney Think He'd Win

For many of us who have been rape victims, this OP is disgusting and appalling!

Preserving tax breaks for 98% BZZZT WRONG. Everyone would still get a tax break.

Mitch McConnell's BIG lie.

Mo. Powerball winner verified; Ariz.'s a mystery

A little early morning Dylan


Don't the Republicans Know How to Negotiate?

A little morning spew..

Is Kelly Ayotte running for president?

Why the World's First Billion-Dollar Athlete Is Just a Few Years Away

Toon-I Demand Answers

No Joke Romney was served:White Turkey Chili

Nebraska could face ACLU lawsuit over driver's licenses

Fracking Our Food Supply

Menard to fly Wis. workers in to staff ND store

OUR Walmart Organizers Promise Multi-Pronged December

The Chicago Teachers Union’s secret to success? The rank and file are in control

just a reminder

Meet the Predators (men need to learn how to recognize and fight rape culture)

Sears, Disney, and Walmart | Blood on their Hands

Why Raising the Eligibility Age is the 'Single Worst Idea' for Medicare Reform

Ex-Nat'l Lampoon CEO to be sentenced in fraud case

Hostess asks judge to approve additional $1.8 million in executive bonuses

Biden in Costco

Rolling Jubilee Is a Spark—Not the Solution

DU POLL: Do you think there should be a cap on how much wealth one individual can accumulate?

McConnell reportedly "laughed out loud" when Geitner presented the President's tax plan.

Stunningly beautiful - Birds of Paradise

The KGB Would Have Been Delighted By the NSA’s Toys

Yes you were a rapist....

So, I just renewed my DU Membership and happy to do so.

"Maybe you shouldn't have fucked with the president so much."

Robert Reich: Opening Positions on the Cliff Deal: Deja Vu All Over Again

Bozo and Krusty (cartoon)

Indefinite Detention: Senate Votes Down Military Imprisonment Of Americans

Talk resuming in LA-Long Beach harbors strike

free speech wins as a cop does his job

NYT: A Liberal Moment

David Graeber: Global Justice Activist - OWS

Great American Retirement SCAM: Why The Wealthiest U.S. CEOs Want To TAKE AWAY Your Social Security

UNL Drought Update: TX Wheat Quality Drops 15 Points In One Week, NW Improves, But Plains Gasping

Hilarious New Hampshire Final Certified Results: 2 more voters than 2008. Two.

"NYPD Officer Gives Boots to Homeless Man"


Could Time person of the year be "THE WORKER"? The Bangladesh factory fire feels like the tipping

Study - In Past 100 Years, Humans Have Destroyed Half The Planet's Wetlands - Mongabay

The number one question in the budget "debate" now should be:

"Not his job to save the world"

Inspecting the WH Christmas Decorations

What are the very first lyrics you remember?

Krugman: Class Wars of 2012

A color-coded map of the world’s most and least emotional countries

mr president

"...without any concessions to GOP."

mr president

mr president

Only a fool would paint all people who worship the same God, with the same brush!

Hazardous Materials Leak Into New Jersey Creek After Freight Train Car Derailment

Contact the White House

Yard sale at the Romney's features Karl Rove at a table selling away Gover… - New Yorker Cartoon

David Petraeus says he 'screwed up royally' in letter to old Army buddy

A perfect example of why our drug laws need to be changed

Obama offers GOP an ambitious, progressive debt-reduction plan

"The Permafrost Carbon Feedback Is Irreversible On Human Timescales" - U. Colorado Study

Just Take December Off

New Study Shows Global Warming Is Rapidly Melting Ice at Both Poles

"Wall Street" is on AMC.

kelly o'donnell (nbc news) says the President's fiscal plan was 'shocking to the republicans'

Booming times in ND: Menards to hire workers in WI fly them to work in ND

Clinton: U.N. Palestine Vote ‘Unfortunate And Counterproductive’

How I love the sound of Republicans gnashing their teeth in the morning!

Friday TOON Roundup 1- Repubs

mr president

Friday TOON Roundup 2- McCan't

Friday TOON Roundup 3 -Lunch with a loser

Friday TOON Roundup 4- The Rest

Sen. Sanders: Wall Street CEOs are the 'Faces of Class Warfare'

Obama offers GOP an ambitious, progressive debt-reduction plan

'Fix the Debt': How 1%ers Build a Mass Movement for Millionaires

The President Did Most Of The Talking (THAT'S the way to 'negotiate' with republicans)

Climate Change Is Happening Now – A Carbon Price Must Follow

Caption this picture

To answer your question, Allen, it's because you're an asshole.

New report shows staggering influence of wine industry in Napa

The Purpose of Evolution - by Steve McIntosh

Thirty-Six Congressional Republicans (And Counting) Have Distanced Themselves From Norquist’s Pledge

On Fiscal Cliff, GOP Spurns Grover In Favor of Wile E. Coyote

Despite promises to improve, delays on veterans’ claims skyrocket

Hmmmm. On MSNBC just now they noted the House GOP Committee Chairs

Republicans cannot understand what reality is and what it isn't

Hungary far-right MP slams Israeli presence in parliament

Okinawans file noise lawsuit against US government

Sad news: Elizabeth Warren's dog, Otis, has passed away

The truth about what young men knew about rape years ago.

Fresh Meat! Life Hack Videos. This one is how to remove a wine cork, when you don't

Dead Island issue... (yeah, I'm behind the times)

President Obama is my leader thats why I voted for him.

My life suddenly makes sense. Life Hacks Video 1 & 2

Arctic sea ice larger than US melted this year

Drumbeat: November 30, 2012

Drumbeat: November 30, 2012

Sequestration deadline speeds F35 negotiations

Umn, again, what was the use of Giant Polymer Balls?

shoppers habits not changed by garment plant fire

Ballon Popping Dog.

Is GOP behavior this week making the "Over the Cliff" option look better or worse to you?

Okinawa Move, Key To Pacific Pivot, Will Cost More Than $10.6B: GAO

NYT: Americans Pay ‘Far Less’ In Taxes Than In 1980s

Porn Star Nina Hartley Trolls Anti-Gay Pastor

White House: Obama To Say Debt Deal Must Ask Wealthiest To Pay Higher Tax Rates

Highest-ever HIV diagnoses in gay men{uk}

Erick Erickson Won’t Challenge Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-GA)

You know who deserves to win that $500million from the powerball

Some Gaza Strip Facts.

Russia reports 12% rise in HIV - 200 new cases a day

The Robert Cray song, Right Next Door (Because of Me); Is it about a rapist?

People In Three N.J. Towns Advised To Stay Inside After Train Derailment

AP source: Strauss-Kahn, NY hotel maid to settle

Boehner: "This is not a game...this is a moment for adult leadership."

TV ads push Northwest coal ports

There's One Thing About Obama's Administration That's Really Starting To Bother Me

NK Has Really Good Acid

Steve King: Democrats Will Win Over Hispanics By Giving Them ‘A Great Big Check’

So, if you shopped over the Thanksgiving weekend, who did you spend more on?

Protests erupt after new Egypt constitution passed

Turns out Romney's internal polls needed the unskewing

Alcohol and sex.


The Rude Pundit - Friday Reacharound: Seeing the Light in Chasing Ice

Bloomberg On FISCAL CLIFF: " Nothing's Gonna Happen On January 2 "

GOP Still Determined To Rape Women Of Their Rights - They Only Need To Deliver Their Agenda In A ---

Rick Santelli bitchin right now on CNBC about raising taxes; Dude seems to forget that returning to

I have to be good now

In defense of Susan Rice

Syria's Internet Reportedly Shut Down (UPDATES)

What happened to Lefty Blogs?

American Petroleum Institute sues EPA over increase in biofuel mandates

Gun-Control Lobby Targets Obama, Demands Reform

Sex with a sleeping drunk woman IS rape.

Today in Peace and Justice history on November 30, 1967

Santos approval rating drops to record low after ICJ ruling: Poll

Today in Peace and Justice history on November 30, 1967

Independent Lens: Park Avenue: Money, Power and the American Dream

Reba McEntire's New Show Is Full of Gay Stuff and She Wouldn't Have It Any Other Way

GOP 'Voter Fraud' Fraudster David Horowitz Falls Apart On Air When Questioned...By Me

Whew! 6-mo mammogram after breast cancer surgery comes back GOOD.

cpa and tax advisers needed

Senate Committee Vote on Lesbian Judicial Nominee Delayed

A Place for Religion

US Ending the War in Afghanistan? It Depends on the Meaning of the Word ‘War’

NOM Fined for Violating Maine Campaign Finance Law

** Fires up the TV camera and gives today's DU Lounge Weather Report **

Misty Mountain Hops: Robert Plant and son visit Dogfish Head Brewery

New York City Celebrates Unprecedented Day without Violent Crime

Anonymous is attempting to shut down Syrian Government websites around the world.

Senate Votes To Tighten Sanctions On Iran

AFL-CIO Demands 'Unionmade' Stop Its Fakery

The Flying Spaghetti Monster shot down by Chester County Commissioners (Philly)

Pregnant? Getting sick at work? No problem, here's a trash can, keep working

Nothing Like Being Re-elected - by Michael Tomasky

After gay marriage successes, activists look to build on new faith outreach techniques

Kaiser fired its director of patient access for reporting what she believed was patient fraud

There is no fiscal cliff; it's The Budget Control Act of 2011:

Surrounded By Heroes, Made in America, Christmas brought to you by an atheist!

Israel to build 3,000 settler homes after UN vote

Israel To Build 3,000 Settler Homes After UN Vote

Obama will send season's greetings to Republicans from toy factory

Extreme Huntress Sweepstakes will award the best female animal "harvester"

Dear Washington douchebags: "JUMP"!

Settle Down Cletus, Nobody Is Going To, Or Can Take Your Guns

FCC "misplaces" petitions to deny Milwaukee broadcast licenses

Obama's FCC Set to Give Rupert Murdoch a Media Monopoly

Interview with LEAP (Law Enforcement Against Prohibition)

“Oddball” Galaxy Contains the Biggest Black Hole Yet

GOP: Well, We Used To Be Motivated By Simple Profit-NOW, We're Doing It Out Of Spite.

Rice planting to resume in Fukushima

ROLLING STONE Imagines Obama/Romney Lunch...

Enumclaw roofer gets 2-year sentence for not paying payroll tax

Israel responds to UN vote with clear breach of international law.

BREAKING: John Boeher is a Massive Wuss

Obama To Romney: "Let's Stay In Touch" Translated

Stevie Wonder Cancels Scheduled Los Angeles Performance for Israeli Army Benefit

So may zeroes, so little time...

Pic Of The Moment: As Fiscal Cliff Deadline Approaches, Obama's Position Strengthens

MD Atty Gen'l says same sex couples can get marriage licenses starting Dec 6 and may plan . . . .

I almost used "du" as a command in AutoCAD.

Friday Art Quiz! - Cray-zee Over CTYankee

Christian Rightists: Not using fossil fuel is like slapping God in the face (Really)

How Iceland Recovered

The Incestuous Bleeding of the Republican Party - Alexandria, Virginia

Fix the Debt are rich people who want to cut their taxes and steal your Social Security money.

Hey everyone...good news...if you log out and peruse DU as a get to see

North Korea Has Found a Secret Unicorn Lair, Apparently

just heard BOEHNER AND Mc cofoool

This is the Real whitey tape.

Be Good Because The Feds Will Use All Your Facebook Likes And Dislikes Against You In Court

Greenwald: AP's dangerous Iran hoax demands an accounting and explanation

Activism - what is it really good for?

Stern: "Substantial sanctions" for Spurs

Taxpayer supported Ark

VIDEO: Sixth-Grader Explains “Fiscal Cliff,” Meets President

Russia Concerned Over Syrian Opposition Possessing Mobile Air-Defence Missile Systems

Many long time Senators coming around on filibuster reform.

AP Is Wrong: Uganda’s Anti-Gay Bill Still Has The Death Penalty

President Obama Ribs Biden Over Costco Trip

At least 1 dead, 1 wounded at Wyo. comm. college

'Blue' Intelligence

garbage as an art form that can be appreciated by ALL DUers

I'm sorry but, I don't understand why people say "I'm sorry but" before making a statement!

Chris? A V-neck t-shirt with a suit jacket?

I'm in Texas, and someone was going on

Someone tell me ...

Leader Harry/Filly Buster Change/Nuclear Option/Yes or No?

Dems Laugh Off GOP Demand That They Make First Move On Medicare Benefit Cuts

Don’t Let Your Six-Year-Old Fart in the Classroom, or He’ll Be Thrown in Jail

Is Alex Wagner auditioning for a role on Star Trek?

Just couldn't resist posting...

Gulf of Mexico dispersant makes 2010 spill 52-times more toxic

5 states where GOP extremists still rage against women

Boehner just whining about cutting the "Drivers" of our debt.

Thank the Liberals, by Alan Colmes

lake michigan levels in 2009 and today

NOT The Response Fox News Expected

Papantonio: Big Money for Politicians While The Planet Melts

Explosive device rocks downtown Casa Grande (Social Security Admin Building)

Bridge fails: Train cars with toxic cargo fall off New Jersey bridge

The Incestuous Bleeding of the Republican Party

Did the Republicans have another "secret" meeting ??

Instead of Grover's pledge, how about a Big Bird pledge ?

Crisis Pregnancy Center Makes Young Mothers "Earn" Baby Supplies Through Bible Classes

AIPAC Calls For Review Of U.S.-Palestinian Ties

How Democrats learned to stop worrying and love filibuster reform

Nate Silver: Politico is dumb

Erskine Bowels: "We're Going Over the Cliff!!!"

Nate Silver discusses politics, sports with Bill Simmons

Chrysler factory workers to receive $1,750 bonus checks

Trailer for next season's Girls. Worth a look.

Mr. Fish on the US role in the Middle East Peace Process

A telescope with a 128-foot diameter mirror...

Bruce Bartlett: Revenge of the Reality-Based Community-My life on the Republican right & and how...

A good illustration of what is going on in WDC currently

Prez: Told Biden When He Went To Costco: No Toys; No Time for Building Roller Coasters

Medicare should be allowed to negotiate drug prices. is this in any democrats' proposals?

Tom Perriello Reportedly Open To Virginia Governor Bid In 2013

Battery shortage halts Fisker's Karma production

Tennis Referee murder case dismissed

Hobby Lobby CEO to sue over Obamacare, cites religious beliefs

How much does the Mortgage interest deduction really save us?

Chicago Teachers Union: School district causing segregation with closings and charter schools.

Wow, how QUAINT, one of my 2001 blasts to MSNBC ombudsman griping about Tweety

Prez: “I’ve been keeping my own naughty and nice list for Washington.”

ACLU asks Justice Department for investigation into Charlie Webster (Maine GOP Chairman)

Andrea Mitchell just had to school Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz

Toon by Horsey:

Thanks for the lunch, Barack...

Rick Santelli Explodes At CNBC Guest, Walks Off Camera

Uh, messing with 401Ks and IRAs?

Fiscal kabuki

A Little Holiday Cheer for Christians and Pagans and All. Happy Everything, Everybody!!

A farmer was denied a permit to build a horse shelter so he takes another route:

How To Stop The Father Of Fox News From Entering Your Living Room

Let's Be Real: Snapchat Is Totally Used For Sexting

Judge Upholds Nevada (Same-Sex) Marriage Ban

Michael J. Fox Has One Simple, Simple Request

White flight in California

Save Your Kisses For Me

They're not even trying to rearrange the deck chairs in Doha

What's for Dinner ~ Friday Nov 30th

Twitter helps woman bust burglar!

I don't think the Larouche people are used to old people flipping them off from moving

Go Nancy!: "Pelosi threatens discharge petition to force vote on middle-income tax cut extension."

The Supremes will decide if they are taking up DOMA any moment now

Monte Kiffin leaving USC after bowl

Alan Grayson- "A Dollar is a Dollar". Best US tax history graphic I've seen.

Congress and the media, they ain't fucking ENTITLEMENTS, we've paid all our lives for them

Quelle Surprise !!!: Another climate summit going down in flames.....

What's your favorite holiday themed LGBT Movie?

I disagree with the decision to lock my GD OP.

US heading for point when 'military pursuit of al-Qaida should end'

I cannot think of a punishment severe enough for these monsters.

History repeats itself?

Going on 60, I just learned a trick to remove a car wheel rusted to the hub

American Petroleum Institute Calls For Obama To Aid ‘Economic Catastrophy’ Due To Warming

Verizon Fios customers, you may lose...

Livestock falling ill in fracking regions

Class Warfare, indeed

Falkland islanders asked to send message to Argentina over sovereignty

House passes GOP immigration bill for science, math grads (not a good bill)

The President just gave them more paint and paint brushes.

Boehner Appoints Female House Committee Chair

Have you done your part?

Dog's are now Woman's best friend...with benefits.

U.N. Approval of Palestine as "Non-Member State" Shows Isolation of U.S., Israel Stance on Statehood

Boehner appoints Female Committee Chair of house committee on housekeeping

First In-Depth Report on Potential Impact of Fracking on Food

congressional leadership: RESIGN NOW

SCOTUS Declines To Take Up Gay Marriage Cases

Not exactly inspiring

If you read Age of Autism, you'd learn

Judge dismisses case against football coach accused of making porn videos of his children

The Humiliation of Bradley Manning. Had he only checked first to see if he meet with Whistleblower


Serena Williams named WTA Player of the Year

"That's our leverage" (The upcoming debt ceiling vote)

How not to get kidnapped, or the "blame the victim weekend getaway"

Now you know what the President wants for Christmas…

Pertussis Immunity May Wane, But Vaccine Still Offers Protection

Reminder: Rally Dec. 1 at Peace Arch Park (Washington-British Colombia Border) No More NAFTAs

Cross-Posting: Rally on Washington-BC Border for Fair Trade Dec. 1!

NHL lockout: Ohio senator makes pitch for Columbus

Frequently asked questions at the Kinsey Institute

Dec. 1 Action on BC-WA Border!!! Rally for Fair Trade (Final Reminder)

Former prison to become site for homeless vets

Have you guys seen this jedi Obama?

Who provides you services in your life, but lives in poverty despite their work?

McCain Won't Let Actual Security Threats Distract Him From His Susan Rice Jihad, By Gum

A question about Bradley Manning -

ALEC Convenes in Washington; Damage Control at Top of Agenda

Mapping America's Most Embarrassing Addresses

Hey Walker! You just agreed with Obama!

Remember when Susan Collins was on the news all the time

Secretary of State Al Gore?

Finally, something Mitt Romney won.

What's in that Pork? Consumer Reports

GQ Magazine names Game of Thrones' "Blackwater" as the best TV episode of the year

White House Opposes New Israeli Settlement Construction

Dems divided on cuts to Medicare, Medicaid

Feds propose adding corals to endangered list

Grocer, 70, gives stores to his employees — for free, transferring ownership as a thank you

The Yes Men Fix the World - How come I never heard of these guys before?

It's Friday

Minnesota Zoo: Amur Tiger cub live cam.

Some observations from Alexis de Tocqueville

Dad's 'I am bitterly, bitterly disappointed' email to adult kids goes viral

Code used by founding father is finally cracked

Is this an example of inoffensive humor centered around rape/consent?

North star closer to Earth than previously thought

US government releases once-secret Watergate files

Bryan Fischer: ‘Enormously insensitive’ to hurt God’s feelings by not using oil

OMG! Drew Brees!!

A touching DU moment

Nate Silver dumps on Politico: Politico Covers Politics Like Sports

Ogallala Aquifer Only 20 Years Of Water Left >>> Stuff I Didn't Know

Genetically Modified Seed Giant DuPont to Unleash Seed Police

No action on same-sex marriage

Genetically Modified Seed Giant DuPont to Unleash Seed Police

All this talk about rape is making me...

FYI. My penis and my gonads are not weapons of conquest or dominance

Why are post times in UT Greenwich/ London UK Time?

Question for DU experts on the Libya -US relationship under Bushco

Boehner says "We're Almost Nowhere"...

Nancy Pelosi Threatens Discharge Petition To Break Fiscal Cliff Stalemate

State Legislature 2013 session

The best cities in the USA for public transportation and pedestrian friendliness

Economics is a soft science, but still a science

Brought in ballast, aggressive seaweed spreads along East Coast

Climate Change Threatens Long-Term Sustainability of Great Plains

Tribes raise $9M for sacred SD land

University of Colorado: Guns Laws Exacerbate Dorm Shortage

I spent some time this afternoon spreading Mountain Lion Urine at the perimeter of the yard.

Help Complete The Young Turks Documentary - TYT

Julian Assange on Manning and Wikileaks

To the rapists, would-be rapists, and apologists for sexual violence...

Hilarious dog video

Romney was "Palace guard to the Plutocrats." Perfect.

NEEDED: A Million Michigan Voices for Public Education

After watching several drunk Boehner videos...

Joe Klein at TIME Taunts "Republican Drama Queens"

The Friday Afternoon Challenge returns! Today: “The African Encounter with European artists!”

The Autism Project: Mothers with ASD ask why scientists are missing girls

NEEDED: A Million Michigan Voices for Public Education

US East Coast Hit By Historic Sea Level Rise

NEEDED: A Million Michigan Voices for Public Education

Watch for the tail

City Attorney tells residents to load their guns. ...

Idea for 'fracking' came from Civil War battlefield

WSJ editorial page tries to make point by comparing Presidents, skips (hides) Bush.

Ignoring Reality Doesn't Make News Nonpartisan

Rape, part two

Why is the media still so focused on "Why Romney Lost"?

the media has eliminated the word 'obstructionists' from their vocabularies

Filibuster reform?

13,000 Missouri Home Care Workers Win Final Legal Challenge, Now Set to Bargain First Union Contract

Kerry post on Blue Mass on World AIDS day

Republicans!! We had an election!

Obama’s Gets PAYBACK For 2010 Bush Tax Cut by Using Christmas to Pressure the GOP

US Coast Guard Bill to allow SS Badger to dump coal ash into Lake Michigan in perpetuity

Do you think animals in zoos are generally happy animals

Why do you expect Boomers to behave? LOL!

Christian Slater's Vote Rejected In Florida

Guitar riffs: Iinfluential ones, ones that changed everything, worth listening to...

Florida Threw Out Christian Slater's Vote

Hey DU! from Occupy Sandy HQ. I Just Dropped Off Some Supplies in Our Name...

Gov. Jindal's private school voucher program ruled unconstitutional.

Anyone heard from Badgerpup?

Warehouse Workers Petition Court to Add Walmart as Defendant in Wage Theft Class Action

Barack Obama Is Turning the Oval Office Into a Man Cave

Where Does Grover Norquist GET HIS FUNDING And WHO Does HE GIVE IT TO?

Mysterious shorthand code used by Rhode Island founding father Roger Williams finally cracked

“Person of the Year” Nomination for Higgs Boson Riddled with Errors

Smartest mouse in the world

Gingrich finally admits he doesn’t deserve to be president

Pure Rape Apologia

Women, Middle Class, Minorities, & Young Ensures Clueless GOP Minority Status till an Awakening

A tax system and a budget

Oregon inmate released, robs bank within hour, police say

TIME: The President won....the assorted Republican drama queens seem so two months ago, don’t they?

That "gay conversion" group being sued? The head of it is a 4-time felon...

Fiscal Cliff or Fiscal Fisting?

Gohmert elaborates about Muslim Brotherhood comments

Leveson report: Victims urge full implementation

How long until homophobic heads explode when they realize the feds are going to have to . . . .

Ghandi's 7 dangers to Human Virtue

Could it be possible that when they meet to cast/count the electoral votes, whichever the case is

Supreme Court to rule on patentability of human genes

Right to work

Jon Says:

Ex-National Lampoon CEO sentenced to 50 years in jail

Coffee - drink it up

Calvin, Come Home!

Church signs

Should I hit myself over the head with a hammer for the rest of the evening?

Who should be Person of the Year?

Rep Marcia Fudge defends UN Ambassador Susan Rice from attacks by Sen McCain

Bwahaha! Who would be a better choice for NFL MVP?


As I suspected, the UKIP adoption controversy might be a wee bit more complicated ...

Sunflower picture for today: *SF#03 - Night Shift

How fast is YOUR internet? (and why it matters)

You tell 'em, Bernie

Two Pakistan-born brothers arrested in Florida on terrorism charges

What the world needs now

Water levels in Lakes Huron, Michigan to break record lows

Thom Hartmann: Are we witnessing a revolution in low-wage employment?

Thom Hartmann: Rep Alan Grayson took a ''special'' gift to Walmart Strikers...

Dems, Progressives Snicker As House GOP Finally Appoints Female Committee Chair

Rob Ford out: Poll puts Olivia Chow ahead in any mayoral match-up

Dialysis company DaVita accused of giant Medicare fraud

Progressive groups try to exert more pressure on lawmakers

The end of Austin's music scene?

Powell Memo + Big Business Plan to Rule America

7 Ways Women and Girls Are Stereotyped, Sexualized, and Underrepresented on Screen

Gov. Blames Teens For His Failed Abstinence Only Policies, Says They ‘Do Not Care’ About Birth Contr

Leveson report: JK Rowling left 'duped and angry' at PM's response

Republicans, If you raise retirement age again, are you providing Seniors with jobs too?

I love Advent calendars.

Republicans Would Rather Laugh Than Bargain...But once the laughter dies down

Father tries to cut BB pellet out of son's skull after mishap

NEW UNION JOB Postings for November 30, 2012

Rubio and the Age-of-Earth Question

Ruh Roh. National Review Advises Surrender

What's the best vegan or vegetarian food you've ever had?

Fred Astaire Mash Up with Michael Jackson's Smooth Criminal

"Turns Out Romney's Internal Polls Needed The Unskewing"

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On Jerry Springer why do they give the guests water?

My Congresscritter, Candice Miller, has been made Chairlady of The Taking Out The Trash Cmte.

>>WARNING<< They're trying to take the Internet (e-action)

Dan Savage and Seattle Host a GIANT Day of Gay Weddings on Dec. 9th. And you can help!!

Absolutely Love Bernie Sanders

How do we turn this place into an ink tank?

Shoppers' habits not changed by garment plant fire

Police report: Ill. high school coach witnessed sexual hazing, congratulated victim


"Now is the winter of our discontent" Weekend Economists: November 30-Dec 2, 2012

Results of caption contest...

This guy died a couple weeks ago and no one noticed. That's a shame.

Thom Hartmann: Media Monopoly Should Scare the Hell out of President Obama

Paul Krugman: Class Wars of 2012 | Common Dreams

VeriSign wins .com renewal, but can't hike prices

The bike that sounds like a horse!

Help make this GIF go viral, making Rick Santelli the new face of spoiled Wall Street plutocrats

I'm ashamed to be Canadian over this issue:(

Organizing McDonalds and Walmart, and Why Austerity Economics Hurts Low-Wage Workers the Most

I think something is dying in my back yard.

Music Video Made with iPhones

"Income Inequality Sheds Its Taboo Status" by Chrystia Freeland

To ALL my friends on the DU, I regret to inform you...

Ed Rendell Is on the Wrong Side of the Class War

"He looked at her and got prostate cancer and quit...."

Mitch McConnell: I 'Burst Into Laughter' When Geithner Outlined Obama's Fiscal Cliff Plan

early morning snow

FLASHBACK: When Krauthammer Excused Condi Rice For Pushing "Defective" Iraq War Intelligence

Jindal voucher overhaul unconstitutionally diverts public funds to private schools, judge rules

"Paul Ryan, Global Thinker?" by Alec MacGillis at The New Republic

Toon: High over Colorado

When you negotiate, don't you have to present your own conditions, opposed to the other side's?

Most Important Recent News Story

New Glarus Brewing Company's Apple Ale

California the worst run state?

Obama defense pick could come sooner than expected

French Socialist in Mittal Row: We're Just Doing What Obama Does

Pat Robertson seems to believe in science.

Since I was once a Trekkie, I couldn't resist this horrible pun...

Norman Goldman guest hosting on 790 KABC Los Angeles tonight! RIGHT NOW!

The Walls Are Closing in on the Ex-Gay Industry

We haven't had a good "bitch about the mods" thread for a long time

Missiles next door: Book tells the story behind the arming of America's farmland

All eyes on Susan Rice now that she’s presumptive front-runner to become secretary of state

I'm busier than a one-legged man in an ass kicking contest.

People can be taught how to hate and people can be taught how to spell...

Friday Talking Points (236) -- Obama 2.0?

Almanac just did a great piece on Tom Bakk

Yet another reason to dread climate change........

wow--the new woman house secretary (oops, I mean chairperson) has quite a resume

Funny Youtube prank....

World's strongest ear

Re: McCain, the plot is about to twist

Abby Martin Interviews Former President Jimmy Carter in Haiti Views on Palestine, etc.

Son’s woes weigh heavily on the Rev. Jesse Jackson

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF! Friday already? & a new kitty gif

I'm hoping for more strikes (on the Ed show)

The vendor tried to toss me my hot dog but it came up a little short.....

Changes to refugee system: Immigration Minister Jason Kenney lays out criteria for ‘safe’ countries

The Fiscal Cliff looks to me like one 3-D Chess game that Obama is winnning!

Dumb Ways to Die: Australian rail company's public safety warning - video

‘Enormously insensitive’ to hurt God’s feelings by not using oil

Tony Perkins: Ex-Gay Therapy is 'Nonjudgmental'

Snohomish, North King County, Everett Lynnwood Mill Creek Edmonds Woodinville Meet up?

If Kid Rock and Lou Rawls had a band....

Meet The Climate Denial Machine

Why grow food?

Whats is an Apple Mac Pro with a cracked screen?

Reinventing the fastest forgotten archery


Republicans all bark and no bite. lol

What is a "real" Feminist?

Stop playing with your junk

Did the Romans ever have one sandal *off* while in the middle of a battle?!1 n/t

Abby Martin Interviews Former Dem President Jimmy Carter on Palestine/Human Rights

Questions about layoff culture, if anybody can answer them

FBI dad’s spyware experiment accidentally exposes pedophile principal

The Dark, Dismal Future Of Public Health Care In Texas

Foyle's War. If you haven't seen the series, you are missing something truly great.

Gay-friendly mosque to open its doors in Paris

Labor talks for L.A., Long Beach ports run late; strike continues

8 Month Old Deaf Baby's Reaction To Cochlear Implant Being Activated

any longtime coloradans have any knowledge of the reputation of metropolitan state university.

Rachel Maddow just informed Ca. residents that we were duped by the Gas Companies for

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Current Republican behavior (post election). A poll!

Jasmine rice in chicken/turkey soup????

Hannity Fills Diaper Over Media, and Dumb Libs Support of Obama.

Speaking of Fiscal Cliffs...

It kind of feels like the moon is in the 7th house and Jupiter

I am "nobody"

DU has all kinds of interesting shit in it.

Horror show with my dog

Did I read President Obama's offer right?

EZRA is the man! Sitting in for Lawrence O'D, making the case... made numerous times

Just took a Xanax. Ask me anything. Or not.

Anyone want to buy a koala?

Interesting article of SOS choice from Latin America

"Forget 2012: Long-Term Demographic Trends Favorable to Republicans"

An apparent goodbye(and good ridence) letter from Dan Lungren

When is this shit gonna finally stop?

When DU was littered with rape topics about the Republican party's idiocy on the issue...

I Guess I Missed The DU Rapist Genesis... But...

Christmas in Leesburg: the most weirdly wonderful time of the year

Order Lets Boy Scouts Keep New Abuse Files Private

Just wanted to post this image from

Do the leaders of the American Jewish establishment realize how badly they lost last night?

The has to be the most bizarre thing I have ever seen

Some Restaurants In Israel Declare A Kosher Rebellion

Harry Potter fanatics. A question about HP1--Sorcerer STone

Climate change science gets more compelling as politicians fiddle

Brainwashed Fox News Viewer: Shocking Climate Change Evidence Changed My Mind!

First Norway, now Poland.

Former rector of nation’s largest Episcopal church becomes a Catholic

Protesters Gather in Cairo

George W. Bush Administration Question re: Cult of Personality

Mr Obama: Time To Lead On Climate Change

This is a wonderful and beautiful video, about 3 and a half minutes long...

Infrastructure Spending Needed: NJ bridge collapses 2nd time in 4 years, carcinogen leaks into creek

A. C. Reed

On the days the Repukes piss me off, I try to find one good thing about the day

Attention Whore Limbaugh Wants Time's Person of the Year Award For Calling Susan Fluke a Slut.

The Best Idea for the Debt Ceiling? Abolish It Forever

What would Jesus do?

Parents and Students of District 7 in the Bronx Are About to be Screwed, Again

Quit watching Fox News...

Filibuster: Mr. Sanders Goes to Washington

Received email from Rep John Culberson R-TX saying we have a spending problem and not revenue.

'Park': Unblinking Eye on Failed Justice

hey have you guys seen this?


I am female, a feminist and cannot tolerate rape or sexual comments, however..........

Does anybody still have the pic of the redneck sign