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Archives: January 22, 2012

Today has been one of those days...

NAT'L ORGANIZATION FOR MARRIAGE --- Congratulates Newt Gingrich on South Carolina Win

Pres. Obama reacts to tonight's SC results...

Newt Gingrich isn’t going to be the GOP nominee. ---JOSH MARSHALL

warning: graphic content

Tonight, millions of Republicans are happy, while millions more are sweating bullets!!!

Nouvelle cuisine...what's the deal?

Mitt's Worldview

JP Morgan Attempts to Intimidate Whistleblowers Testifying Against Bear Mortgage Traders

How do you give a star to someone other than yourself?

Syria unrest spirals out of control

Can you spot the human?

Is Bin Laden Dead?

Santorum, Optimistic, Plans Effort Nationwide

Who Would You Rather Watch Obama Debate?

If being for a secular America, like the founders intended is being a "Anti-Religion Bigot"...

Newt's Special Anniversary Special

Newt Gingrich's three marriages mean he might make a strong president -- really

Maine Governor Resorts To Extortion To Throw People Off Of Medicaid.

GOP primary turnout is 98% white (in a state where 28% of registered voters are black)

The GOP has to pull Gingrich off the ticket, what will they use as a tweeser and match?

So I let my cat in the yard for a few and she hunts lizards...I saw something...

Newt Gingrich Targets ‘Elite Media’ (Again) In SC Victory Speech

Newt's victory speech

Have FAUX and MSNBC have spun up this Gingrich Surge in an attempt to drag this out?

Fans of '74's "California Jam" - Check this out...

For those who ever wondered what is the meaning of the word, 'gingrich'

What is going on in the GOP?

please...stop calling it "health care reform" it was never that

Unruly NFC Championship fans face ouster from game


I have to admit that I just found out there was a juror blacklist

What's ridiculous...

Unusual music web site...mashups.

How can anyone just not be in awe of this?

Moscow officials reject protest march plan

DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s Statement on Results of South Carolina GOP Primary

Lamictal report- thanks for warning me about the rash.

Happy 39th Anniversary, Roe v. Wade

My interest in history is the mundane detail of everyday life

in re: southern cooking

The next GOP debate will be Monday, January 23rd - 9pm ET on NBC

Am I the only one who is SICK AND TIRED of the "debates" between 4 mysognistic, racist, self-

i just was ordered to come here by a thing i was not supposed to see

The USA has now stooped to a position lower than the former USSR

Ron Paul standing in front of a gigantic Confederate flag

Ron Paul standing in front of a gigantic Confederate flag

After America

The 1970's...

Anyone remember the movie It's A Mad Mad Mad Mad World?

Rick Santorum Launches CUM

Gingrich should be happy tonight -- he wanted a three-way. nt

Newt kept his acceptance speech simple -- "Third time's the charm!"

If the primaries don't produce a clear winner, Gingrich will be favored --

Shakespeare's death mask on display for the first time in macabre exhibition of medical artefacts


Ancient Popcorn Found—Made 2,000 Years Earlier Than Thought in Peru

How would you have reacted if any Republican ran promising to do the following?

Voltaire English letters discovered by Oxford academic

Criminogenic Environments, Bubbles and Financial Crises (Prosecute the Bankers)

Hitler's 'Wolf Lair' hidden deep in Polish forest to be turned into major tourist attraction

Hitler's 'Wolf Lair' hidden deep in Polish forest to be turned into major tourist attraction

66 Years After He Saved a Navy Ship, Another Battle Is Won

Texas crews excavate bones of purported ex-slaves

Cooking Up Change: How Food Helped Fuel The Civil Rights Movement

Derpy Hooves

Asia loses its taste for shark fin

Beijing releases pollution data; US figures higher

This is like a John Carpenter flick but its real. Church of Death

Outdoor Life

Libyans lob grenades, storm NTC office in uprising cradle

Tweak the alert system.

Guatemala ex-dictator must appear in genocide case

Officials: US drone strike killed Somali insurgent

Syria, Displaced Zabadani and Madaya residents ,following Assad’s continued bombing.

In Syrian City, a Calm That Few Expect to Last

The 2012 DEMOCRATIC presidential primaries/caucuses

Artist looks back on a year of drawing The Los Angeles Times

Shaken AL observers escape an Assad attack &seek refuge in a person's house

Truncated Early Voting Will Give Newt the Edge in Florida

If corporations are people,

PSU editor quits after erroneous Paterno report

How about a viewing option that allows you to...

Fukushima silence

Britain challenges power of human rights court

Former economic hitman, John Perkins on Citizen Radio.

Human Rights Watch urges the West to back peaceful protests and end the ‘Arab exception’

Syria - Victory is from Allah only, not Obama, not Erdogan, not the Arab League

I think its sad most folks don't have the long view to realize the GOOD FORTUNE of a Gingrich nom.

Now it is the GOP grassroots base vs. the GOP establishment. OH HOW SWEET IT IS!

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Keeper of Treats Edition

Can someone here give me a straight answer about death jokes?

Nikki Haley Fails To Deliver Home County For Mitt Romney

That Scott Walker 600 Job headline? Cost WIS 4 million+! --- With risk to taxpayers on aircraft deal

Documentary examines how toxic water at the nation’s largest Marine base damaged lives

What do you call that feeling when you sleep a really long time?

Family Values

Florida State ends #4 Duke's 45 game home winning streak

Nearly 200,000 votes already cast in Florida GOP primary. -- advantage Romney

Chefs, Butlers, Marble Baths: Hospitals Vie for the Affluent

Chefs, Butlers, Marble Baths: Hospitals Vie for the Affluent

Up with Chris Hayes should be fun this morning

State (WIS) to return $11 million federal grant in dispute over health care law

Eagle highway observed in Warren

Salon: Four Ways to Go for Republicans after S.C.

Croatians vote in referendum on EU membership

Human Rights Watch: Iraq getting worse

Government by Gobbledygook

The Rise Of Newt Gingrich Proves Reprobate Republicans Don't Give A Rat's Ass About Family Values

While everyone here was fretting about Newt, I was at a party show.

Will the Civil war be back?

Lawyer: Mubarak is still Egypt's president

Delivery driver lauded for shooting would be assailant

'I never panicked' - Jamaican chef survives shipwreck

200 Gather at Joe Paterno Statue

Death: the first African American punk band

In the panhandle of Florida, Newt's message will resonate, but in the heavily hispanic

Tax Havens: How Globalization Really Works

I Don't Think Newt Gingrich's Open Marriage Will Garner The Swing Vote

For those scoring at home, the delegate count is Newt-23, Mitt-19

The Years of Stagnation and the Poodles of Power

The Age of the Super PAC

[Florida International University] Police Arrest Occupy Activists For Attempting Concert

The Swinger Is On Meet The Press

Toon....'How would liked this wrapped"

Foreign Policy: Obama administration secretly preparing options for aiding the Syrian opposition

Ehhhrrr. Hmmmm.... Uhhh. OK. I *think* I'm in the right place.

Electric Cars No More Prone to Fires Than Gas-Powered Vehicles, U.S. Says

up with chris hayes/in general

up with chris hayes /go to other thread

China No Match for Dutch Plants as Philips Shavers Come Home

Wall Streeters Mock Occupy and Poor People at Fancy Frat Party

Mitt will release his 2010 tax return and an estimate for 2011 on Tuesday

MAYHEM AHEAD: Ex-GOP Chair Says Chances Of Open Convention '50-50'

The Spitzer Valentine's Day Massacre - down memory lane on the downfall of Eliot

Two Democrats join campaign to challenge Snowe (This makes 4)

Flashback: Richard Kirsch on the passage of health care reform

Syria unrest: Arab League 'extends mission by a month'

What's for Dinner? ~ Sunday January 22nd!

Greek debt swap negotiators depart Athens without deal

Just Short of Treason in Georgia and Kansas


Iowa caucuses: loser is....Iowa

PSU editor quits after erroneous Paterno report

Romney to release his tax returns on Tuesday

Corzine Sued for RICO Violation by MF Global Customers

Rasmussen shows Obama leading Gingrich by 7 points

Bill would let schools opt out of lunch aid

Libya’s leader suspends members of transitional government after protests

If you are tempted to answer the violence of the state with violence,

Commentary: Getting 'those people' to straighten up and fly right

newt gingrich, chris christie, joe scarborough

Andrew Romano: Obama Gets Lucky in South Carolina Primary Results

Man dies of bird flu in southwest China: Xinhua

Mustachioed douche-and-a-half John Stossel wants "ignorant" people to "stay home on Election Day"

RCP Video: George Will: Mitt Romney's Problem Is His "Romneyness"

Washington Lawmakers to Consider Marriage Bills Monday

Romney to release tax return Tuesday

What happened with FOX news last night?

RIP, Joe Pa

Randall Terry going ahead with sick commercials

Breaking Joe Paterno has died...

PHOTO: It's another EXCITING episode of "Newt's Osama Finger Makes Creepy Shadow On Callista's Chin"

The Great Recession in Black Wealth

Payday lenders can expect regulation soon

Joe Paterno, 85, dies in State College

5 Questions about the Keystone Pipeline

Breaking news: MSNBC Joe Paterno dies

M1 Carbine Imports Banned

Raj Patel: The Value of Nothing-an Overview

Spectacled bear cub - pics

Joe Paterno has passed away. My condolences to his family.

So if corporations are people, and they present super PAC ads that are false, can they be sued for

The Commons

Sacarborough on MtP: "There's no doubt about it: the (GOP) party base is revolting."


Black leaders to SC gov: You're a minority, too

High School Student Invents Possible Cancer Cure

A VISIT FROM THE GOON SQUAD--Part I discussion (BEWARE--Here be spoilers)

ROBME's Father's story should be used against him

First World problems

Obama's State of the Union Address to Focus on Economic Fair Play

Like Dracula, the "miracle laptops" keep climbing out of the grave...

It's Sam Cooke's birthday

SC: Romney got crushed by Gingrich, whose favorability rating is lower than Cheney's

Supreme Court Likes Citizens United Less When They're Actual Citizens

And The Panic Begins... 'Noonan, Krauthammer To GOP: You're Losing This Thing' - Politico

So, Joe Paterno

Boehner Threatens To Hold Payroll Tax Holiday Hostage To Approval Of Keystone XL

Kansas slashes food aid for children of illegal immigrants

James Clyburn: Newt Gingrich Won With ‘Familiar’ Rhetoric

Somebody tell Newtie that JP Morgan Chase is the food stamp king, not the President.

Alan Grayson for Blue America on the Anniversary of Citizens United

Michael "Potato Salad" Steele: 50-50 chance of open GOP Convention, just like Newt's marriage

roe v wade turns 39 today--will it see 40?

People Say They’re Good if They Think God is Watching

roe v wade turns 39 today--will it see 40?

Simple and fair tax reform

The four morons of the Republican apocalypse

best way to clean enameled gas stove grates?

Don't trust the Republicans! They're lulling us into a false sense of security!

James Clyburn On Racially Coded Language

James Clyburn: Newt Gingrich Won With 'Familiar' Rhetoric

Wolf Blitzer Calls Out Piers Morgan For Saying John King ‘Attacked’ Gingrich

abortion would be unavailable in 5 states if this group is successful

Seventeen Minutes of Misdirection and Horseshit

abortion would be unavailable in 5 states if this group is successful

Should the USA become more of a Foxconn nation?

Remember Larry Klayman?

Frankenstein's Monster is loose, and it ate Mitt Romney in SC.

Floating around facebook

Reality slap & Family values...

Gingrich collects over $100,000 annually for his pension-that's A LOT of food stamps

International Plan to Protect Earth from Comets and Asteroids Could Mean Billions for Contractors

Santorum Glitter-Bombed in South Carolina

Irish journalist humiliates EuroBank technocrat who won't stop ducking hard questions

Court Approves Washington State System of Limiting November Ballot Access to Two Candidates

How We Can Take Advantage of The GOP's Dilemma.

(Kansas) Legislative tax committee members may have conflicts of interest on tax plan

Over-Policed Suburb to Shut Down Police Department to Save Money

"Those jobs at Staples are middle class jobs."


American Voters: Still Up for Grabs

best way to clean enameled gas stove grates?

Newt 2012 sticker: "America is my wife now"

What's your layman's diagnosis of Newt?

Dont forget your local food banks now that the holidays are behind us.

Self-righteousness is UGLY.

Gop lies - why do people believe and vote for scoundrels - newt NOT equal to family values - RANT

UN and US being drawn into decades-old Saudi-Iran religious struggle for control of Syria

Romney says he can only release two years of tax returns because of "the internet"

Krugman - It's Hard to Justify Low Tax Rates on the Rich.

Volkswagen uses Ted Nugent's "Stranglehold", to endorse their cars

Gingrich and Romney need to release tax returns from previous years, not just 2010

What book belongs on the Master Deflector's book shelf?

Santorum unleashes CUM. No, seriously.

Mayor Of London Warns George Bush He Might Face Arrest As A War Criminal

I can be happy with any one of the four remaining GOPers getting the nomination

Mideast youths to hold Facebook peace conference

A Brokered Convention = A Broken Convention.

“If it’s the pinnacle of capitalism, we should be worried.”

Shit Scientists Say

Yemen President Ali Abdullah Saleh Gives Farewell Speech, Apologizes

Got some advice if anyone has a cold and/or a runny nose or sinus congestion

Anyone count the number of times Newt said 'Reagan' during the CNN interview

Delegate and popular vote count so far

The Truth Doesn't Matter to Willard Romney Anymore

Human trafficking is growing almost as fast as drug trade, officials say


Apple comes out and says it

Dumb Letters to the Plain Dealer, Volume II: "How can I be of service, Boss?"

What America Can Learn From Hungary's Backsliding Democracy

Any updates on the Jeb Bush Endorsement (or non-endorsement)?

It's New Year's Day on the lunar calendar. Year of the Dragon.

What a lousy week for fans of Blues music and all music

12 Funny Tweets About Newt Gingrich’s Wild Win in South Carolina Primary


Mitt's "SCRUBBING"-“Releasing 2010 returns is just blood in the water-What about previous 20 years?”

Why, are unemployment benefits taxed at 30% (+/-) and captial gains taxed at 15%?

Oldie but Goodie: Chuckie Cheese OWNED by Jeremy Scahill

Tavis Smiley Hosts Symposium on Poverty in America

Stephen Colbert shows Republicans how to draw a crowd

Cold weather Duers, what do you set your thermostat at during the day and at night?

Food Stamps (SNAP) ...just the facts


Newt won because...

Gingrich: He(Romney) erased all the computer records on how he formed Romney Care


A joke

I Have Proof Newt Was NOT Created At A Pillsbury Factory In Juarez, Mexico!

S.C. votes without new voter ID law

Strategery and the tax return release

Some on cruise ship may be unregistered

I hope Joe Paterno apologized for his role in the coverup before he died

Robber killed in Waffle House shooting

You guys thought Lee Mercer was crazy? Check this Michigan guy out...

The Golden Rule: "Do unto others as you would have done to you"

"Come in here and give it a whiz"

Santorum's Florida campaign chair thinks that God blows chunks at gays

Only 15% of jobs in Florida require a college degree. Now if the FL Dem Party would pay attention,

if there was ever any doubt that religious belief is a form of mental illness...

Carville: "There is one screaming, huge story here tonight...

Chris Christie: ‘Newt Gingrich has embarrassed the party’

When did Social Security Benefits become taxable under the IRS Income Tax Code?

Why do we have to "Work so Hard" to make a living?

House Republicans try to cheer each other up at retreat

Oscar subjectivity/ injustice: K. HEPBURN, Peter O'TOOLE, STREISAND

Mitt should just take up Warren Buffett's challenge

anybody grow mushrooms?

For the record: George W Bush is the real "Food Stamp President"

To Admin: the yellow error alert needs some further guidance ( IMHO)

Boehner Threatens To Hold Payroll Tax Holiday Hostage To Approval Of Keystone XL

President Obama Reflects on Significance of Roe V. Wade Case

Five founders who were skeptical of organized Christianity and couldn't be elected today

The righteous indignation works for Newt.

Evicted Detroiter: '100 years old, and don't have a home'

Why Mittens creeps me out.

"hot manure" and composting paper

Timeline: From Brooklyn to LA: The Dodgers' Story

Right now there is no better political 'chat' show than Up /w Chris Hayes.

Dark Days

Yemeni president departs for Oman

Behold a pale horse ... Mitt's fatal flaw

Santorum "Glitter Bombed"

Death Threats (and a scholarship fund). Local pariah, national hero.

Okay. When I'm wrong, I'm REALLY wrong.

Giffords to step down from Congress

Gingrich Falsely Claims He Was Completely Exonerated In Ethics Investigtion

Check my logic. Ipso Facto

wrong forum

'Execution imminent' for Canadian tortured into 'confessing' he ran a pornography website in Iran

FYI: iCloud syncing is instant and perfect.

The best article I've seen about Joe Paterno's death

Roe v. Wade at 39: For NARAL, ‘a challenge and an opportunity’

Who else is looking forward to Melissa Harris-Perry's

Stamp prices go up to 45c; postal labor talks fail

Why does Newt think the "Saul Alinsky" attack on Obama will work?

Nebraskan demands more wind turbines.

Tom Toles Rant- Obama's State of The Union Address, as written by the GOP

Germany has the economic strengths America once boasted

Shades of an American Kristallnacht?

Rep Gabbie Giffords has just announced her resignation this week

West urged to accept rising Islamist political power in Arab world

Giffords stepping down from Congress

The base is revolting!

Gabby Giffords to resign

Scott Olsen: Casualty of the Occupation (Rolling Stone)

Say a solar flare knocks out all electricity...

A Message from Gabby

Early voting started yesterday in Florida

Chris Christie: Newt's an embarrassment to the party, but he can beat Obama, so what the fuck.

Heineken commercial song

About Brownback's tax "reform"

There is special place in hell reserved for the inventor of the customer satisfaction survey.

Debbie Wasserman Schultz: What About Romney's Taxes Back At Bain Capital?

TYT: Abortion Rates Higher In 'Pro-Life' Countries (Ana & Cenk Discuss)

I knew it!! (sort of ) Colts have interviewed Tressel twice

another unarmed person "reached toward his waistband" before being shot to death by cops

What's the difference between a religious, a philosophical, and a spiritual thought?

WSJ: "Newt Gingrich, the Ché Guevara of the right"

Syria unrest: Saudis pull out of Arab League mission (BBC)

South Carolina’s Divisive Message

Subject "food stamps" - guess who is making big money on them (and outsourcing the call center)

Statement by the President on Roe v. Wade Anniversary

Prime yourself: Gasoline above $4 a gallon this year!

A Message from Gabby

Cruise line will have to decide between repairing ship or scrapping $450M ship for parts

Since Romney forgot his flag lapel pin for the last debate

Religious conservatives find little to love in GOP race

Reid Mocks Newton: 'One of the Candidates Believes in Free Love'

Giffords to step down from Congress

There has to be a time when Mitt considers calling it quits and throws in the towel...not worth it..

Ohio legislation would allow state to devote more money to discounted farm loan program

Wow. Steven Tyler butchered the National Anthem

High Court sanctions looting: Israeli quarries in the West Bank

Chris Matthews: Only Way Romney Can Beat Gingrich Is To ‘Catch Up To Him With His Hatred Of Obama’

Civil Rights and The War On Drugs

Westboro Baptist Church to Picket Paterno's Funeral ("Penn State rape rings in his ears in Hell")

An Open Letter to Newt Gingrich From the Pastors of Poor Children

Human Rights Watch reports 'serious violations' in Israel, Palestinian territories

Family Values (round 2)

Los Angeles Unified School District to eliminate ALL Adult Ed

Can you imagine the heads exploding, and the election odds changing, if Obama belted out God bless A

If I were Newt....

The Way It Was

Newt Family Values - Do as I say and not as I do, and do, and do...

Cool Chicks from History

Florida Law Requires Stadiums to Shelter Homeless On Off Nights, Not A Single One Has Complied

Huckabee Wants To Know If Obama Got College Loans "As A Foreign Student"

Has anyone here tried soap nuts?

The one word that destroys Gingrich:

Motion induced blindness

Score another one for the Maniacal Right. Giffords to resign from Congress to continue healing

I most likely will not "alert" further on "Gungeon" smear...

Ron Paul’s “South Was Right” Civil War Speech With Confederate Flag

sexual exploitation of displaced women and girls in haiti

sexual exploitation of displaced women and girls in haiti

Funny, how when Republicans attack Democrats, they mostly

I wish women in the U.S. automatically kept their last names when they marry

(MA) Domestic violence bill ( establishing new employment rights for victims of domestic violence)

Dow up 60 percent since Obama took office

Picton Inquiry

An observation on Gingrich's win in SC.

I had my Sunday afternoon call with my parents

Idaho legislation would ban e-cigarette sales to minors

Girl Scout Troops Banned from Va. Church/NBC (Because of affiliation with Planned Parenthood)

Scott Brown: "Letting the Bush tax cuts expire would ...

Jerry Sandusky: ‘It’s a sad day!’

The right-wingers have backed themselves into a political corner

Why one rich man shouldn’t own an international bridge

Molokai Harbor Security Zone Raises Ire

Corrupt John Boehner Invested In Oil Companies Then Pushed Keystone XL


"The Invention of the Heterosexual"

Gingrich Anoints Himself The Anti-Establishment Candidate

Giffords to step down from Congress

What happened when 3 PhDs decided to take a 3rd grade practice test

S.C. votes without new voter ID law

Danziger on Newt's Victory

Ron Paul Was Implicated In Failed White Supremacist Island Invasion

U.S. economy may never fully recover: Bank of Canada governor

Citizens of Chad finally get to cast their votes

Cruise ship captain testifies that the company ordered the the salute.

There may be another 'dog-whistle' in the "Saul Alinsky" profferring by Herr Gingrich:

Li'l Tiny Ptah saw absolutely no reason to wait until he was called a surly OLD curmudgeon.

LynneSin was weird about her pets from a very early age.

Gender-specific misconceptions about "breaking up".

My bighair farts in YOUR bighair's general direction.

MiddleFingerMom has had some... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... regrets.

MiddleFingerMom has always been known as "The Life of the Party". Always.

It's been so gloomy here (weatherwise), I

Autumnal, photo by Dare Turnsek

Rainbow Fox, photo by Roeselien Raimond

Company uses cellphone records to gauge credit risk

Police, Military - Was Your Oath Sincere?

So wife after wife after wife beat man on dog on roof. Who could have knowed?

I get better reception this way

Qatar: A tiny country asserts powerful influence

Fan made Star Wars: A New Hope by 15 second-ish clips (some nsfw)

What was boardmember Corbett's role in the phone call that told JoePa he was immediately fired

Governor will declare April special election for Giffords' seat

Ann Coulter throws a fit over Gingrich victory.

Filmmakers Capture ‘Human View’ Of Palestinian Village

DHS to Focus on Providing Intelligence to Local Govs, Private Sector to Counter Domestic Threats

Anonymous Hacks Public Intelligence in “Friendly Audit”, leave message:

Abortion rights infographic (good summary of recent developments)

Any scooter riders here?

Statement by the President on Resignation of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords

Arab League proposes unity government in Syria

Repub OK Legislator Introduces Legislation to Ban Food Made From Human Fetuses

Saw this on MSNBC this morning..

IDF arrests 3 PA policemen for throwing stones

It's hard for me to believe a white mother would have been arrested for this,

Pee is for Politician

Ali Abdullah Saleh's request to travel to the U.S. for medical treatment has been approved

Steven Tyler’s scarf better than ‘Star-Spangled Banner’ rendition

Shall the Fundamentalists Win?

United States and Russian Federation to Conduct Joint Inspection in Antarctica

U.S. envoy gives Taliban terms for peace talks

Meet the wives .... Beware!

Fewer teens desperate to start driving — is the Internet the reason why?

This message was self-deleted by someone other than its author.

The previous iteration of DU had a great 80's music video thread. Let's make one for DU3

New year firework frenzy to send Beijing pollution readings rocketing

Minn. child care providers file suit challenging compulsory unionization

Medical advice needed!! I'm not sure what the problem is, but my googling

Huge CEO Paydays Are Really For the Benefit of the Little People

Lobbyist Helps a Project He Financed in Congress (William Delahunt, D-Mass.)

Despite Newt's race-baiting and the offshoring of foodstamp distribution, Moodys sez they're a plus.

Jewish paper's column catches Secret Service eye

The Dawn of Recorded Sound in America

War in Syria may now be inevitable

How the Deficit Got This Big (War & tax cuts-->that's all it's ever been about!)

Patriots headed for the Super Bowl!!

ugg Pats in

No good!

US not enforcing human rights conditions tied to aid to Colombia: HRW

Ever watch a movie that was so bad you couldn't finish it?

Guess who won't be kicking for the Ravens next year...

US not enforcing human rights conditions tied to aid to Colombia: HRW

Job Opening

Hey Pats fans....

Question about the 6 month waiting period for pre-existing conditions in HCR

Kansas slashes food aid for children of illegal immigrants (Children US Born)

Pic: I am a forever dog

An estimated 719 square miles of land in Iraq are reported to contain nearly 20 million landmines

Little progress in Cuba on human rights: HRW

Pro-euro candidate wins first round of Finnish vote

The Corporation: Boundary Issues (The Commons, The Public Good & the Enclosure movements)

Thousands of women could be at risk from 'silent Thalidomide'

What do you like/hate the most about this Universe?

Bernie Sanders: We must stop this corporate takeover of American democracy

Statement by President Obama on Roe v. Wade Anniversary

As Price of Oil Soars, Users Shiver and Cross Their Fingers

U.S. Aircraft Carrier Enters Gulf Without Incident

damn this puppy is getting big.

Confronting Iran in a Year of Elections

Statement by President Obama on Resignation of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords

Let's go 49ers!

Hysterical .... Scary .... Sad

Bill Moyers on Occupy Wall Street

Newt Gingrich is a HYPOCRITE

Noam Chomsky chooses Obama over GOPs as 2012 President

F-35C jet fighter unable to land on carriers

Eastman Kodak Silver Scandal?

Pony-tailed monsters.....

So Paterno is dead and that PSU editor of the school paper was basically forced to

Croatia EU referendum: Voters back membership

A Sauce Worth Slaving Over

They're going to find little pieces of Billy Cundiff all over Baltimore tomorrow morning.

Stamp prices go up as postal labor talks reach an impasse

Notice The Difference?

Fact Check: Gingrich’s Obama Food Stamp Claim Was False

Fact Check: Gingrich’s Obama Food Stamp Claim Was False

Fact Check: Gingrich’s Obama Food Stamp Claim Was False

Fact Check: Gingrich’s Obama Food Stamp Claim Was False

Perpetrators of Crimes Against Peace (as defined at the Nuremberg Trials)

With U.S. troops barely gone, Iraq's government is breaking apart

A cautionary tale

LOL, juror thinks I should be banned because I sent an alert (re: Coulter=man reference)

Have you got a good garden plan?

More Evidence Santorum Has a Mole on Staff.

Mitt Romney Says He Won’t Release More Than Two Years Of Tax Returns Because of ‘The Internet’

Can you hear it?

Discuss intelligently

British Jews cancel meeting with Abbas in wake of pressure from Netanyahu

!!!Audience at Gingrich SC Speech: "String (Obama) up!!!"

I have to go now. Y'all behave.

A huge map of American English Dialects

Should The West Intervene In Syria?

Assassinate Obama if he won’t attack Iran for Israel, Jewish monthly suggests -Globe and Mail

Here is the video of a Gingrich supporter shouting "string him up" (Obama)

I'll bet Newt was really pissed off to lose so much of the cable news spotlight to JoPa today


I'm rewatching "Rome" on DVD...for about the 6th time...

West urged to accept rising Islamist political power in Arab world

Westboro to protest Paterno funeral...

Mitt Romney tells 'interrupters' at rally to 'take a hike'

SC AG detects voter fraud during primaries

A Pipeline of Oil Dollars Flowing to Members of Congress Pushing Keystone XL Decision

Pagan Principles of Moral Thought and Action

Mitt at sunny Ormond Beach: Gingrich is 'a failed leader', 'a fraud', 'a disgrace'

Maureen Dowd's readers don't like her anti-Obama column written on Friday

2nd DRAFT FOR COMMENT: Supplemental Statement for the Pets Group

What's worse than getting a horses ass shoved in your face?

There are things more important than getting Snooki.

Yes, this is tech support

953 Dead People Voted in SC

It Gets Better: The Bagram Edition

It Gets Better: The Bagram Edition

What to do with lobster...

Florida Republicans' Plan to Block Out the Sunshine

I have been disappointed in Obama many times......

Arab League turns to UN for support on Syria

I can't keep up with my dog.

Celebrity tags for deer hunts annoy hunters on waiting list

I just got this:You shouldn't be seeing this, but if you are, please report it in the Help & Meta-di

Romney pressing reset after SC loss-will release his tax returns this week

If the GOP fight goes to a brokered convention and Mitch Daniels gets it, are we in trouble?

I dont normally do this but I have to give a serious shout-out to Stephen Colbert.

I have found an entire online version of Ovid's Metamorphoses

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Monday, 23 January 2012

Is there a cure for that Pompous Bombastic thingy?

Rented a movie last night called "Courageous". Was a christan movie about policing, and connecting

The art of Paul Kuczynski

Why does the GOP want someone who can "show Obama up"?

What did you make for dinner. We had a store bought roast chicken, new potatoes & chives, and

Why would I ever want to listen to the KARDASHIANS - bye!1 n/t

If Bill Gates asked you for suggestions of what problem should be tackled next with his billions,

This is what happens when Ford posts a few job openings in Chicago.

Ron Paul’s “South Was Right” Civil War Speech With Confederate Flag

90 whales stranded at Farewell Spit

Speaker John Boehner Would Personally Profit From Keystone Pipeline

Conservative comments on Giffords's stepping down (Warning: may endanger your faith in humanity)

Here's a scene from a funny movie I love to watch every once in a while.

Photo of the month (unfortunately)...

The Military-Political Complex

Forbes breaks the news to its pro-biz readership: climate change is real, and it's caused by humans.

Croatia Says 'Yes' to EU Membership

Newt Gingrich.... Correct me if Im wrong

Israeli settlers reject Netanyahu's request to evacuate from largest outpost in West Bank

Why won't Mitt attack Gingich's Tiffany line of credit?

Come on Giants !!!!

Great minds think alike: what ideas have you had only to see somebody else come

Scarborough re Newt: "He's not a conservative, he's an opportunist"

Crosspost with Lounge: Skinner can we start a "good ideas" group?

President Obama's Statement On The Resignation Of Gabrielle Giffords

School's committee approves use of Toni Morrison's Pulitzer winning "Beloved" for AP Lit classes

Holy cow - Thousands of bahraini protesters 22-02-2011

For Gay Republican Taylor Garrett, Willful Ignorance Is Bliss

An Open Letter to Newt Gingrich From the Pastors of Poor Children

An open (desparate) letter to Republican leaders...(begging for salvation from Newt)

Taxi joke

Debbie Wasserman-Shultz is hammering Romney on his record. She's just nailing him on CNN with Don

MO Considers Changes To School Teacher Tenure

Under Orders, Seattle's Catholic Churches Instruct Parishioners to Lobby Against Marriage Equality

Mr. Gingrich, a Question about Marriage...

I suspect this belongs here. Life on Venus!

Kitty's back sddenly hurts

Iran puts US and Israel on 'collision course'

That's it! I am going to Los Vegas!

Pot-based prescription drug looks for FDA OK (first pharmaceutical developed from raw marijuana)

"Forks Over Knives"

An Open Letter to Newt Gingrich From the Pastors of Poor Children

The Coming Tsunami of Slime (thanks to Citizens United and super-PACs)

Giants/Patriots Super Bowl, who wins

Democracy, American Style

Newt Gingrich: 'Down With The Establishment'

Class vs Ass...

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Presents Awards for Corporate Excellence

Forbes: Gingrich Used Payroll Tax Ploy Often Attacked By IRS (avoided paying part of Medicare tax)

C.U.M.: not a joke...

I'll admit it.

Does anyone else really like A Person of Interest on CBS....

Downton Abbey: Sh*t the Dowager Countess Says (video)

So I'd make the Giants 3 1/2 point favorites for the Super Bowl. How 'bout you? n/m

I so BADLY want to say "HA HA"...but I won't

Well, I hope the commercials are good. This SB is going to SUCK AND so is Madonna's 1/2 time show

How do we LOSE in 2012?

"Particularly Dangerous" Tornado Outbreak Underway -- Liveblog Updated 13x

I need some advice....

An interesting UK look at the GOP candidates.

How do we WIN in 2012?

I'm not a fan of "This message was self-deleted by its author"

As a child, MiddleFingerMom took soccer a little too seriously...

March on parliament if Nato supply restored

LOL - Rightbloggers Explain How Newt's Big Win Can Help Someone Other Than Newt Become President

A heart warming photo and some words about our President. A nice reminder.

proposed sop

1.9 Million new private sector jobs, job losses in govt (-280,000)

Dick, Dick, Dick, Dick

For anyone interested, Ann Coulter is officially persona non grata in FReeperville.

"Particularly Dangerous" Tornado Outbreak Underway -- Liveblog Updated 13x

It's about damn time

Anonymous briefly deletes from the Internet

Lynn Sweet, Chicago Sun-Times: Historian Newt Gingrich needs a lesson about Saul Alinsky

News station reports on trial using puppet reenactment

I have to say it.

Once you complete your probation

Do PACs get charged credit card fees when I donate?

Why Apple Makes iPhones In China And Why The US Is Screwed

TCM Schedule for Tuesday, January 24th: Spy Comedies

Correlation between Super bowl champion's conference and winner of the presidential election

Davos elites to seek reforms of 'outdated' capitalism

Newt "Family Values" Pic Going Around... spot on!

In the news about Robo-signing lawsuits.

Is 'Ender's Game' finally going to hit the silver screen?

SOPA, its upcoming sequels, and Ken Russell's "The Devils" (SPOILER ALERT)

InsiderAdvantage poll of likely Republican voters shows Gingrich leading Romney by 8 points in FLA

Why do Republicans get the "common sense" credit on foreign policy?