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Archives: January 23, 2012

So how did Cain do in South Carolina?

My only concern about this primary process...

Both China and India are Amazing Stories of Poverty Reduction... We Should Stop Demonizing Them

Your Wages Will Be Cut In Half!

Resource list.

Tomorrow night's GOP debate is back on the NBC network broadcast...

(San Francisco) Plazas and parklets the latest battleground in homeless war

Rick Santorum Wants His Supporters To C.U.M.

Megaupload founder seeks bail in New Zealand court

Me: 1, Freeper Relative: 0. W00t!

Obama’s State of the Union is crucial balancing act

Jason Altmire called our home tonight

Watch Foster Brooks roast Hubert Humphrey from 1973

Barney Frank re: Newt: “He would be the best thing to happen to Democrats since Barry Goldwater ..."

Tips on teaching a kindergartner to spell?

Moyers & Company: On Crony Capitalism

If we have figured out billions of years of cosmic evolution in a few decades...

"The Invention of the Heterosexual"

Syria rejects Arab League call for power change

Pic Of The Moment: Mitt On Newt: We Need A Leader, Not A "Talk Show Host"

A different idea about military service:

FileSonic has disabled file sharing in wake of Megaupload takedown (Sign of things to come?)

Senators return to D.C. from their 'recess' Monday and will be doing 'some' work in The Senate

In Guatemala, Former Dictator Is Told to Appear in Court

EU Iran sanctions: Nations poised to ban Iran oil imports (BBC)

Gay teen leads fight for change amid T-shirt dispute (good read)

The word "sustainable" is unsustainable

Kelly to Bucs rumor goin' around

I wonder if Romney will stick to his basic speech about being a strong capitalist. That is how

There is a certain craziness with Minnesotans that I absolutely love

Mobile log out confirmation

Stop the Georgia Republicans

So.. whats happening with CD-1?

Colleagues comment on Giffords' resignation

Tennessee Tea Party wants to whitewash slave-holding reality of the Founders

AZ: Special election will give all sides plenty of work

Arctic Canada caught on 1919 silent film (BBC)

NYT: Some Chinese Aggrieved Find Inspiration in Rebel Village

In quest to grow, Catholic hospital system pares religious ties

Making a shelf

NPR and PBS Anti-Iranian Propaganda

Obama Paying Bush II Interest Costs Neutralizes Deficit as Election Weapon

Gingrich win puts TN in play to decide Republican nomination

SOPA/PIPA down but, ACTA is international and a threat to the world's internet freedom.

Japan elects youngest woman mayor

Does Romney deny busing young people in to his rallies?

Rick Santorum gets glitter bombed

Sunday: A murder-kidnapping in ex-Gov. Mike Huckabee's family

AP IMPACT: Meth fills hospitals with burn patients

Treblinka: Revealing the hidden graves of the Holocaust

"But to avoid being labeled a 'tool of the foundation,' the document said the group should .......

Jim Harbaugh is the biggest whiniest douchebag in NFL history.

Syria Rejects Arab League Proposal for Talks on National Unity Government

[Romney/Damon Corp] AFSCME Independent Expenditure Ad - Greed

Dean's ‘impossible' Presidential run

President Obama to 'hang out' in live video chat room

Occupy Videos from other countries are blocked from coming to US because they show

Romney or Gingrich?

Newsmaker: Megaupload a story of Dotcom boom and bust

Apple's Foreign Suppliers Demonstrate Widespread Scamming and Horrific Abuse of Employees

President Obama on the Resignation of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords

Yo football group douchebags...

Obama to Use Pension Funds of Ordinary Americans to Pay for Bank Mortgage “Settlement”

Wisconsin: Law firm knee deep in State's many hot-button issues

Wisconsin: Could someone mount a primary challenge to Walker before the recall election?

Costa crew mutinied to save passengers

Year of the dragon as defined by Non Sequitur.

Well, at long last..

More Lockouts as Companies Battle Unions (NYT)

Please DU this Poll

The Oakland Commune

i have never seen du soooo slllooooowwww. maybe duers dont like the community standards

I've had diabetes for 34 years now. Type one.

United Corporations of Gingrich

"...all options are on the table."

BP and EU lobbied U.S. on Iran sanctions - sources

Hate to give any recs to CNN but Soledad O'Brian's show is a nice alternative to Morning Joe. nt

On Gabrille Giffords

I Got Your Panic, Right Here

Int’l court orders Kenyan presidential hopefuls to stand trial in postelection violence case

Rep. Gabby Gifford's Final Official Act

Spider-Man in new Avengers movie?

Why would someone trust the nuclear football to

What if Gingrich Wins Florida?

CIA implanted electrodes in brains of unsuspecting soldiers, suit alleges

I think President Obama stands a good chance against either Mitt or Newt. With that in mind...

Rethinking capitalism in a spivs' paradise {uk}

Eight of the last nine recessions have been under Republican presidents

46 Degrees in Chicago Area this morn at 7am...30 degrees above normal.

The U.S. election - How The Foreign Press View Our Political Process

Meet the starting line-up for Puppy Bowl VIII

More charges expected against WI. GOV. Walker's ex-staffers in the next week or two.

Paul Krugman: Is Our Economy Healing?

Boom time in Beijing

Chris Hedges: Thank You for Standing Up

Tokyo 'has 70% chance of powerful earthquake within four years'

NYT: South Carolina’s Divisive Message

More charges expected against ex-Walker staffers, sources say

How to Create a Depression

Wouldn't be any bottom feeding companies like Bain if the economy stayed healthy

Americans are Less Nationalistic than Jingoist Politicians Think

Romney’s great-great grandfathers, Miles Romney and Parley Pratt, had 12 wives each.

I have $3000 in expenses over the next 4 weeks and $2700 in income...

(R)asmussen FL POLL: Newton 41 (+22), Willard 32 (-9)

Fracking's "Little Revolution": How a People-Powered Movement Fights Big Business for Clean Water

Should We All Start Praying for Mitt Romney?

Gingrich: D.C. 'frightened' by 'genuine outsider'

Salon: When a party flirts with suicide

GOGEBIC TACONITE MINE “Advocates” A FRONT GROUP FOR ALEC

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

GOGEBIC TACONITE MINE “Advocates” A FRONT GROUP FOR ALEC

Petition: Investigate MPAA chief Chris Dodd for bribery. 16,000 signatures in 2 Days!

Yeah, protesting and camping out in public parks is a dumb idea.

Disabled Idahoans Sue State over Medicaid Cuts the State Refuses to Explain

Halliburton Profit Grows as U.S. Fracking Surges

Trouble in Riverdale, Archie's Hometown

There is a scholarship fund set up for Jessica Ahlquist.

The Media Is Confusing Private Equity And Venture Capital — To Mitt Romney’s Benefit

Invest in Diamonds

Having a Baby in Year of the Dragon Is Too Lucky to Be Left to Chance

ATF agent robbed at gunpoint during drug investigation

Pope Ratz: Radical secularism is a grave threat

Dems push Fannie, Freddie regulator on mortgage write-downs

Nice quote on longevity...

I just watched "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" Could you imagine if that happened today but...

now that michael steele and major garrett are m$nbc pundits....

Peak oil review - Jan 23

Start the countdown

Oh, Snap!

{pssst, joeybee} Sacha Harding: Flattered by the Attention

The Oildrum from this weekend and today...

Newt Gingrich leads Florida by 9% over Mitt Romney

The Oildrum from this weekend and today...

Peak oil review - Jan 23

Romney on Board: Marriott accused of cheating clients on his watch

Sabotage, bombings, sanctions: A growing web of pressure over Iran

Obama to 'hang out' in live video chat room

Thank You for Standing Up

Report: Russia signs deal to sell 36 combat jets to Syria

cnn quick vote: will newt gingrich be the candidate to challenge Barack Obama?

Antitrust Class Claims Apple Stacked Deck on iPhone Apps

To my fellow LGBT members, Did I do something wrong?

Exporting Fracking Gas to drive up Home Heating Cost

Dear Parent in Front of Me in the Drop Off Line...

St. Louis police ignored judge's order to release a victim of misidentification, held for 60 days

Who Really Killed Joe Paterno?

Dad, I can't sleep. Read me a bedtime story.

DU Album of the Day: Cheap Trick - "Cheap Trick at Budokan"

Monday Toon Roundup 1- Newt keeps hope alive!

The Republican Primary a witch's brew

Are dead people driving in South Carolina? Forget dead people voting.

Scott Brown’s phony concern for public servants

AP: EU formally adopts oil embargo against Iran, part of sanctions over Iran’s nuclear program

Bet The House on the Giants. Giants Will Win The Superbowl 34 to 17. Easy Money.

Monday Toon Roundup 2- Mitt of the 15

Monday Toon Roundup 3- Class warfare, and the rest

GOP mulls tying Keystone approval to payroll tax bill

Boehner to address abortion opponents at DC march

Bedbug Man - byTom Tomorrow

Staff Says Sen. Rand Paul Detained By The TSA

todays trade:

One of the reasons Republicans hate Pres Obama - unlike Bush, he doesn't do what the Pentagon says

Gingrich has 8-9 point lead in Florida

Chris Hedges: "In this year’s presidential election I will vote for a third-party candidate"

Romney: U.S. economy ‘getting better’ under Obama

March 26 - last day to register to vote in PA. primary

Take heart SF fans, your team didn't lose to the Giants...

Forecasters see small pickup in growth for 2012

Fact check: Gingrich's faulty food-stamp claim (Under-Obama 444,574--Under-Bush 14.7 MILLION)

DSK's long-silent wife launches Le Huffington Post

High Court: Warrant Needed For GPS Tracking

Are President Obama’s Policies Causing U.S. Oil Production to Rise?

Court overturns Calif. slaughterhouse law

The Safe Cosmetics Act of 2011 (H.R.2359)

Rand Paul Detained At Nashville Airport

MSNBC chyron: "Obama warns liberals about cuts"

If Corporations are now considered people...

Caption this pic of Romney

ALMOST-X FLARE AND CME:

Tracy Morgan hospitalized after collapse at Sundance

A simple 'Go to the dance with me?' doesn't cut it anymore

"You Owe Our Children An Apology"-An Open Letter to Newt Gingrich From the Pastors of Poor Children

In Praise of Atheism

Looks as though

Great LTE in today's Detroit Free Press

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

Action put off on guns-in-parks issue

Oklahoma GOP Introduces Bill That Attacks Evolution And Climate Change

Foundations of Photography... lessons

My teen told me not to use LOL while texting...

To the DUer who took me off of their ignore list:

Were the non-slave States complicit in Slavery

NH governor, law enforcement oppose gun bills

The Rude One Does Newt...

Women found to report much more pain than men

Legislators push new law to ban guns in public places

Weren't Republicans wanting the primaries to be more competitive, and earlier

Studies funded on energy healing

Xin Nián Kuài Lè!

Romney-Gekko 2012 ad: 'Believe in America - Hide Your Money in the Caribbean'

With Weaker Laws, More Guns Are Being Trafficked to Criminals

MPs call for Romney’s tax haven to be closed

Historical fiction for history buffs

Unravelling the technology of the first humans in Europe

News of the World journalists lied to Milly Dowler police

Wonder why Wikipedia is still showing Joe Paterno as deceased?

Typical Male....

Desecration At Church Leads NYC Pastor To ‘Evict’ Occupy Wall Street

ammo

Gingrich leading in latest Florida polls

Terrell Suggs just told Skip Bayless not to be a douchebag!

Newt Wanted To Execute Pot Importers-“The Drug Importer Death Penalty Act of 1996.”

Anti-Obama threads started by moles?

"Bird-Watchers Revel in Unusual Spike in Snowy Owl Sightings"

H2O Man got a mention in the DemocracyNow! headlines this morning:

East Asian energy dilemma over Iran

US High Court: Warrant Needed For GPS Tracking

Fox News Psycho Analyst: Newt Gingrich’s Adultery Means A Stronger America

Again, remind me who we were "liberating" in Iraq?

Romney ad:"While FL families lost everything in the housing crisis, Newt Gingrich cashed in.”

The Top 0.1% Of The Nation Earn Half Of All Capital Gains

Gov. Christie nominates two for state Supreme Court, including gay African-American mayor

Shale-Shocked: Fracking Gets Its Own Occupy Movement

Vermont Yankee: Where are all the state's rights tea party hypocrites when you need them?

The Pentagon

family values party...

Ann Romney, PLEASE S.T.F.U....PLEASE. "We KNOW where our wealth is...it's in our FAMILY!" PLEASE.

Florida Electoral Map

Reuters: Russia alarmed by EU ban on Iranian oil, sanctions

(In spite of record profits,) More Lockouts as Companies Battle Unions - NYT frontpage

Analysis: History repeats itself in euro crisis debt spat

Kristin Cavallari & Jay Cutler having a baby

It is time to put together the commie all star band, for the convention.

Gay Candidate Reaches Finnish Presidential Runoff

Government executive pay curbs plans announced

On Kyle Williams, Billy Cundiff, and Becoming a Legendary Goat

Federal omnibus crime bill to cost Ontario $1 billion

Romney to protesters: ‘Take a hike’

A Brief History of Dumb

Posted by Rocktivity, March 2009

Pot-based prescription drug could receive FDA approval

Newt Gingrich now way out in front in Florida. I think he is the GOP nominee

Crazy problem with my netbook has me vexed

Anyone want to do some plinking?

Forks Over Knives

Eloquent statement by a Franciscan Brother against the "March for Life"

It Gets Better-YEAH!

Interesting find: Congressional ads for Bill Clinton from 1974

Latest must-read blog from Helen and Margaret: The Passion of the Newt

Kudos to the Romney team for at least producing the best press release of the night.

OH BOY!!! Cristry is DONE as a republican Vice Presidential in 2012 or a Candidate in 2016

Toon- The Sex-Act Morality Flow Chart

Transparency tab doesn't work

When Romney and Gingrich Defend Big and Small Business Tax Breaks They Really Mean Their Own

GOP's Top Talking Head: God Help Us

Obama Must Choose on Housing: A Sweetheart Deal for the 1% or a Fair Deal for the 99%

Chi-Trib: Sen. Mark Kirk undergoes surgery after suffering stroke

Progressives To Obama: Launch Investigation Into Mortgage Securities Market Now

Daughters' school posted today:

The Huffington Post gets trashier by the day....

The Nine American Cities Nearly Destroyed by the Recession

(pseudo) intellectual jokes

Update on Rail

Newt's Southern Strategy (warning attached)

secret newtie chart

Atheism: A Null Hypothesis on God

Newt Gingrich won South Carolina because he told the white Republicans in that state

Nobody Loves Me: A Mitt Music Video

"Dad, what's the difference between Republicans and Democrats?"

Commercial on language-learning program ... a note

Concerned White House Aides Say Obama Has Not Stopped Laughing Since Saturday Night/Borowitz reports

Member Of 1% Reveals The Actual Truth About Job Creators

Gingrich rapidly closing in on Romney nationally

Syria Rejects New Arab League Plan to End Crisis

British Members Of Parliament Call For Closure Of Romney’s Cayman Islands Tax Haven

Brown claiming credit for what really has been a long term Kerry action.

Theater Of The Absurd

Dramatic Links Found Between Climate Change, Elk, Plants, and Birds

Romney inches closer: 'Gingrich is Highly Erratic'

Libya fighting: Four die in Gaddafi loyalists clash

The Rude Pundit: Gingrich Wins South Carolina as the GOP Embraces the Devil

This Might Explain Why Newt Gingrich Actually COULD Become President

Thom Hartmann: Has the 1% already ''Seceeded'' from America?

Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk hospitalized after suffering stroke

Embarrassed should be spelled embarassed, not embarrassed.

Conservatives to form New Political Party

Who gives a flying F*** at a rolling donut how ANYONE sings the National Anthem ?

Finnish voters snub anti-euro far-right

Gingrich wants to be perceived as like "Reagan", right?

Buffett hits Romney on Buffett rule

Can someone explain this Progressive Snapshot thing too me? Sound like a way the

As bad at Mitt's collapse is...

Newt Longs For A "Classical America" Where A Man Like Gingrich Could BUY/OWN A Man Like Barack Obama

India's women given low-cost route to sanitary protection

Guess I am a Sucker who votes for Democrats/Jury Decision

Wall Street Journal: Newt applied to be President of West Georgia College during his first year

British Members Of Parliament Call For Closure Of Romney’s Cayman Islands Tax Haven - ThinkProgress

Occupy Oakland To Begin New Protest This Weekend

Elizabeth Warren, Scott Brown sign a ban on super PAC campaign ads in their Massachusetts race

Rand Paul has connections to and support from domestic terror groups like the OathKeepers and

Justice Scalia strikes blow for individual freedom

CITIZENS UNITED vs. FEC: How Did It Happen?

Newt once proposed a law that would put anyone who brought more than 2oz of pot in the US to death.

AP Basketball poll:

Vanity Fair February: The Dark Side of Mitt

Deal Breakers: The Elections that changed the game - 1900, 1920, 1932, 1968, 1980, (2012)?

Hmmm....Did Romney Pay ZERO taxes in 2008? (This Guy May Be Onto Something)

From Austria: Newton Leroy Gingrich - America's 'Hypocritical Moralizing Apostle'

Chris Jansing (msnbc) said it all this morn.....

Mitt Romney expands attack on Newt Gingrich, slamming work for health-care firms

Anonymous To Launch File Sharing Service

TYT: Romney's Dad Paid 37% (Vs 15% for Mitt) In Taxes

Gallup: Romney and Gingrich statistically tied NATIONALLY; two polls say Gingrich by 8 in Florida.

Ex-CIA agent charged with leaking info on Gitmo case

Pledge of Allegiance (The Whitest Kids U Know)

The 99% Seek a Just Economy, Not Just an Economy

India-EU free trade agreement talks at ‘final, critical stage’

newt the 'outsider'....twenty years in the House of Representatives

More than 50,000 federal jobs on chopping block as Ottawa trims spending

TPM: The Chart Democrats Don’t Want GOP Voters To See

What type of investments should pension funds be invested in and what % returns should be expected?

Wednesday: Show up at the Cranston School Committee Meeting

I've got a suggestion for who should replace Gabby Giffords

Wednesday: Show up at the Cranston School Committee Meeting

Andrea Mitchell: Romneys crossed the border illegally

Freeper-type thinks that oil just grows magically in the ground

GREAT piece in Rolling Stone: What Mitt Romeny Learned From His Dad

So do you think Jesus is happy being used to sell a dating service...

Evicted 101-year-old Detroit woman can't go home (property unsafe)

Government wins first benefit cap vote

I'm Going To Watch The Tampa Dog and Phony Show Tonight

Caption young Professor Newt......

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu - PONPONPON

EU Bans Iranian Oil, Tehran Responds With Threats

Borowitz hits a home run

Starbucks to sell alcohol in some U.S. cafes

Mayor of Hickman, Ky., fatally shot; suspect surrenders

Russia's support "arsenal" for Assad exhausted: Kremlin

To post or not to post?

Garth Brooks Sues Hospital Over $500,000 Donation

Tennessee Tea Party ‘Demands’ That References To Slavery Be Removed From History Textbooks

Buffett ups challenge to GOP, pledging 15 percent of income to deficit

Big NYC guy sues over lack of jail uniform

Face it, Mitt. NOBODY LIKES YOU.

1 million Wisconsinites petition to recall Gov. Walker

Why Politicians Get Away With Lying

US-2012 Primary: 29% Romney, 28% Gingrich

Ron Paul's Neo-Confederate "South Was Right" Civil War Speech With Confederate Flag

Israel Police arrest Hamas lawmakers in East Jerusalem compound

So now is the time to think of super bowl eating

Newt Gingrich Vs Mitt Romney 2012 Ad

Dodd Accused Of “Bribery” Over SOPA Remarks - Salon/Reuters

Two more bodies pulled from Costa Concordia

Raj Patel: In Attacks on Obama, Food Stamps, Newt Gingrich is "Racially Coding Poverty"

Disney Is Selling a Joy Division Mickey Mouse Shirt

Juror defends TOS violation.

Auroras From Around the World (January 22-23)

Who will protect Gazans from their supposed defenders?

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

Georgia judge orders President Obama to appear in court over 'birthers' suit

A Hindu, a Jew, and Newt Gingrich are driving along a rural road at night ...

Democratic Congressional Campaign Manager's Family Pet (Cat) Killed, Painted With "Liberal"

Washington Republicans Bravely Break With Party on Marriage Equality

Greg Abbott Sues Feds to Get Voter ID Implemented

House of Pain vs. Klezmer

Forlorn...

I'm stumped.

Gays "Make God Want to Vomit": Meet Santorum's Honorary Florida Chairman

I hope Calista doesn't drive

blue states make, red states take

Marine accused of killing 24 Iraqis in Haditha makes plea deal

Girl goes hardcore over her pets!

success at occupy wall street west

State rep asks Perry to pay back state for travel expenses

The World According To Newt Gingrich

Pew: Religion and the 2012 South Carolina Republican Primary

NY Times election model now projects 84% probability of Gingrich win in Florida...

Paul Mason: 'These Revolts Have Ended the Period of Capitalist Realism'

Bishop rebuffs Duncan-Smith's diatribe in row on benefit cap

I'm having a very difficult time....

Kansas Gov. Comfortable With Anti-Sodomy Law

Who is responsible for U.S.-Iran tensions?

TYT: Solyndra - Real Scandal Is Dirty Energy Subsidies

'Weekend at Bernie's' suspects plead guilty to abusing a corpse

Romney blasts Fannie & Freddie in new ad—but he's still making a profit off his investments in them

Virginia Republicans push slew of conservative bills

Customers are not flocking to self-service checkouts.

The Operators: Six Questions for Michael Hastings by Scott Horton

Rand Paul’s ironic incident (updated)

tweet I just saw. Shouldn't JK "grow up" :-)?

Proposed Republican gun laws defy reason

Growing number of African American pastors express support for Occupy movement

Howard Zinn in 2008: Vote for Obama but create a social movement for change

As Crazy As Newt Is, We Can Count On Media To NOT Correct/Debunk A Damn Thing He Says.

Conservative Fantasies About the Miracles of the Market

Shit Republican Candidates say about… Black People

Unpredictable: EU Sanctions; Iran to Shut Strait of Hormuz?

What impact will the S.C. decision on the Affordable Care Act (for or against) have on the election?

The thing I'll remember most about the 49ers loss is.....

Democratic Women's Council demolish Republican presidential sand sculpture in SC for charity - pics

Local animal shelter sees spike in Christmas gift returns

High Court Rejects Request For Debate Over Elena Kagan's Recusal From Health Law Review

BREAKING: Romney to outsource angry response to Gingrich.

Fracking: The New Front Of Occupy - Salon/TomDispatch

I'm having a Bob Seger kind of day.

a tip on curdled hot milk soups

Thom Hartmann: Conversations w/Great Minds David Cobb - Corporate Personhood P1

Thom Hartmann: Conversations w/Great Minds David Cobb - Corporate Personhood P2

N.J. Gov. Christie nominates openly gay high court justice

Beware the humanitarian racist

BREAKING .. WASHINGTON STATE LEGISLATURE HAS ENOUGH VOTES TO PASS GAY MARRAIGE BILL ..LINK UPDATE

Romney slams Gingrich as "highly erratic"

Fuck Chris Hedges.

Park City Vantage Point Puts Tragedy of American Health Care in Vivid Relief {skier sarah burke}

Tariq Ali: Obama's Expansion of Af-Pak War "Has Blown Up in His Face"

Is there a perfect 3rd Party?

How South Carolina Results Vindicate Political Power Of Economic Inequality Arguments

Top 1% of UK wage-earners pay 25% of all income tax

I think when the Salamander wins FL, the R Establishment will devote their resources

Gay Parents Better Than Straight Parents? (Research)

Bodily desecration is disturbing—but why?

Maybe this is a DU flaw but I just put myself on full ignore

Kudos for "Pic of the Moment"

Rand Paul Is So Full of Shit About Being ‘Detained’ by the TSA

Report: White House Pressured Scientists to Underestimate BP Spill Size

President Obama Singing ‘Let’s Stay Together’ Now A Campaign Ringtone

Atlanta Jewish Times Publisher Resigns Over Obama Assassination Column

What's for Dinner? ~ Monday January 23rd!

Paul Mason: 'These Revolts Have Ended the Period of Capitalist Realism'

Gays "Make God Want to Vomit": Meet Santorum's Honorary Florida Chairman [UPDATED]

"When you do that badly and screw up that badly in South Carolina, nothing is that certain any more"

City Settles Red Light Camera Dispute for $4.78 Million

Charts of the Day: U.S. Energy Consumption Not Likely to Change Much

The Invention Of The Heterosexual - Salon

Aren't the members of Congress protected by the constitution from

Well, I seem to have coined a new and useful term

Romney hires Bachmann's debate coach.

Iran slams EU oil embargo, warns could hit U.S.

Are the Banksters about to get away with the biggest heist in U.S. history?

Romney Believes in America - pic

GOP Murderers Of Cute Little Furry Things

Beautiful homes in foreclosures. low low prices

Obama should sing the last line of his SOTU speech.

The Republican establishment was warned.

I predict Southern State voters will not vote in the 2012 election, and in big numbers.

Wash. Has Enough Votes To Legalize Gay Marriage

Marine accepts plea deal in Iraqi civilian deaths (3 months for murder) AP

Bad things, man.

Ron Paul finishes last in debate, son Rand Paul claims he is detained at airport

Don't have a job? California bill would keep employers from screening you out

Gallup: Romney's collapse complete now tied with Gingrich, Intrade FL Gingrich 58 Rom 40

Radiation from speedy solar flare Sunday night already bombarding Earth; strongest since 2005

Freepville super happy with newt's surge

TOO LATE For GOP Cavalry...

We Can't Wait

Judge: Montana's Medical Marijuana Law Doesn't Shield Providers From Federal Prosecution

The truth about Obama...not from the onion

Obama campaign piles on Romney misery

I just read that Tim Thomas skipped the Bruins meeting with POTUS at White House

Arctic Ocean freshwater bulge detected (BBC)

A troll with a sense of humor atleast.

Texas Sues Feds Over Voter ID;Says ‘Colorblind’ Policy Bans Racial Breakdown Of Voter Data

JetBlue, Hawaiian Airlines ink partnership deal

Progressive gunsmith

Gays “Make God Want to Vomit” Says Santorum’s New Florida Chair

Babysitter accused of molesting 5-year-old, streaming it online

LOL, I just saw this on a Freeper's tagline, "Newt - God tested him for a reason"

13 year old girl holds vinyl record for the first time. baffled why so few songs on massive disk

Democratic Operative's Cat Slaughtered, 'Liberal' Painted On Corpse

In Case You Missed This... 'The Roots Of Bain Capital In El Salvador’s Civil War' - Salon

Bless Chris Hedges!

Science of elections: The problem with turnout (BBC)

It's the Year Of The Dragon!

Hacker cracks Sen. Grassley’s Twitter, corrects his grammar

Two "Confessions"

Mitt Romney attack ad: Florida Families

Monday's song is sweet and long. Please come CAPTION the New Grinch!!!!

Can the GOP superdelegates stop Newt ?

5 Feminist Demands She Wants You to Ignore

And The Panic Continues...

Question for cyclists, re: Burke-Gilman trail

Super Paul: PAC Selling Ron Paul Action Figures

The "explain" thing in my profile says "4 of membership: +0"

"Stay Tuned": Expect More GOP House "Oversight" of Obama Leading Up To Election 2012

Mitt Romney's Father Palled Around With Saul Alinsky

If a CEO gets paid $10M per year...

Gingrich or Romney? Who is better for Obama to go against???

Palin comments on Chris Christie's panties.

Jumping Beyond the Broom: Why Black Gay and Transgender Americans Need More Than Marriage Equality

Obama Is on the Brink of a Settlement With the Big Banks—and Progressives Are Furious

Mysterious 'Winged' Structure from Ancient Rome Discovered

Congressman who called Pres. Obama 'tarbaby' wants us to know he's skipping SOTU

I'm entered in the Amazon Breakthrough Novel competition

Virtual March

BREAKING NEWS: French Senate Passes Bill Criminalizing Armenian Genocide Denial

both Bless and Fuck Chris Hedges.

So let me get this straight - for years Paula Deen encouraged us to eat food bad for us

Hi-Level Obama Officials MANIPULATED SCIENCE & "SERIOUSLY-LOWBALLED" Amount Of BP Oil Leaked

There are times when only a big-ass tow truck will do. This is one of those times.

Another 'WTF, jury?' thread...

British Members Of Parliament Call For Closure Of Romney’s Cayman Islands Tax Haven

Former CIA officer charged with leaking secrets to reporters

$25B deal with banks over deceptive foreclosure practices sent to AGs as settlement nears

Old Tijuana jail, fire and police stations cleared

Any recommendations for a new bargain-priced laptop?

Name a company you dislike right now

No, the U.S. is not leaving Iraq

Caligula for President

BofA Debit Fee Plan Led to 20% Jump in Closed Accounts

No Bankster Left Behind

Is there a stats page anywhere that shows how many DU3 posters we have?

Pet murdered to send political message.

Waiting For Death Valley's Big Bang

Has Chris Hedges replaced Greenwald as the new arch-villain?

R.I.P TOS

God bless Chris Hayes

So the Golden Corral all you can stuff in your face food joint

CIA analyst who lied about waterboarding charged with leaking classified info

2011 Quality of Living worldwide city rankings- Baghdad ranks the lowest

I stand with President Barack Obama

singers can indeed lead

Happy Lunar New Year!

This is what the Tea Party is breeding - people willing to murder pets to threaten Democrats

Gingrich Used Gimmick To Avoid Paying Taxes On Millions In Income

God bless America and its freedoms

OK. Let's have another pile-in on the looks of Female Politicians and Political Wives.

I've looked and can't find...

Hugh Laurie: the British accent vs the American

Executive pay to be linked to rank-and-file salaries

Facebook for the uber-wealthy (top 200) is coming.

OK guys. Let's actually plan a meetup.

Ex Gov. Thompson threatens WI Scott Walker recall supporters...

Pakistan holding trump card on NATO supply halt

Democrat John Olson is expected to enter the First District Congressional race on Monday.

If we were able to do this:

This pit bull just ate their fuckin car! (video)

Gingrich Freddie Mac contracts to be released before debate

My apologies ....... dup. nt.

Viola solo for your ringtone ? :)

The Wall Streeters Obama Loves Most - Bill Moyers & Michael Winship/Salon

'Blind mules' unknowingly ferry drugs across the U.S.-Mexico border

Thank God the GOP field is weak in 2012. We'd better jump on campaign finance reform ASAP

Romney Earns Most Endorsements From Former CEOs With $100 Million-Plus Golden Parachutes

Obama (Harvard) vs. Newt (West Ga College)

Why Gingrich cant win a national election.

"You!" he says, jabbing his finger at me as he walks by without slowing.

Early Voting Exit Polls in Naples, Florida

What's up with Adobe?????

Easy crock pot Mexican "refried style" beans - HEALTHY EASY YUMMY CHEAP!

Travel + Leisure Magazine Names New York As The Rudest City In America

I side 78% with Ron Paul, 75% Gary Johnson

The Main (But Not The Only) Reason To Vote Democratic

~The Official Some Days Are Just So Hard~ thread

Ex Gov. Thompson threatening Walker recall supporters at Hart Park rally for Walker...

Rubio staffer rolled wife in carpet, kicked her, arrest report says

Wis. State Representative Jon Richards slices and dices Scott Walker.

The Messina memo

Campaign Finance Reform... Tax Contributions

MPAA threat sparks White House petition for bribery probe

'Portrait of black women in America"

Biden wades into ‘open marriage’ debate, says voters weigh character

Ex-CIA Agent (John Kiriakou) Charged With Leaking Classified Info On Gitmo Case - Micheal Isikoff

We need an automatic "release clause" when candidates file their papers to run

the jury suystem is a fucking joke

Santorum: Not my job to correct false claimsBy NBC's Andrew Rafferty

"Chris Christie's panties" is the phrase for today. Modify a thread title to include

Colorado Republicans Push Bill To Allow Guns In Elementary Schools

Bruins MVP Tim Thomas skips Obama White House event;

Buddhism, based on the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama

GOP strategist: "If he's the nominee, it's a disaster."

Police: Willowbrook man called 911, asked to fight a cop

Boston Bruins goalie skips White House event for political reasons.

If hospitals, colleges and schools are going to ban smoking

Dry Humping An Adequate Sex Alternative For Teens, Says Weird, Unsolicited Report From Interior Dept

The Obama Memos

Cymbalta thread

Rand Paul: invasive government is wrong when it's a man's body.

Palin: Christie got his "panties in a wad" after SC

Either Barack Obama will win, or the Republican nominee will.

Girl Scouts facing cookie boycott: BUY EM NOW!

Media Matters picture of Andrew Breitbart

WASHINGTON HAS THE VOTES FOR MARRIAGE!

That settles it. I need a new image.

In Nov, are you going to vote FOR Obama or AGAINST Gingrich?

U.S. tightens grip on Iran's financial system

once again, my apologies...

Little Ricky: Always Look On the Bright Side of Rape

UPDATE: National Public Radio only has 216 days to lead every hourly newscast with ...

Perfection. Or as close to perfection as you will ever see. Just my opinion.

Pet Peeve/Rant: Chatting up the checkout clerk.

Tennessee Teen Is State’s Second Suicide in Two Months

If Gingrich gets another divorce, that's a Callostomy, right?

Santorum To Rape Victims: ‘Make The Best Out Of A Bad Situation’

The Florida Debate We Should Be Having Tonight - By Charles P. Pierce

Stephen Harper's government denies trying to privatize VIA Rail Canada

Armchair Arab - How to cleanse Libya from Gaddafi's influence...

Allan West: Newt was right about food stamp comment and it's NOT racist

Russia's support "arsenal" for Assad exhausted: Kremlin

Mormon church works to dispel mystery as profile is raised

The Obama Memos - Ryan Lizza/TheNewYorker

Protests Intensify As Mortgage Settlement Nears

A Question as we move deeper into the 21st Century....

Catholic Leaders Challenge Gingrich and Santorum on Divisive Rhetoric Around Race and Poverty

Dear Jiffy Lube...

Is meth rampant where you live?

Today the weather was good, so I grabbed my camera

Posting this because I want to gaze upon it in my spare time

Use of iodinated contrast media in imaging procedures appears to affect thyroid function

Tax Lawyers Question Gingrich's 2010 Return (says avoided medicare tax)

Huge Solar Eruption Sparks Strongest Radiation Storm in 7 Years (UPDATE)

Appeals court: Gay marriage case must return to district court

is the debate on TV tonight?

World's busiest metro/subway systems

AP Source: Las Vegas Casino Mogul’s Wife Gives $5 Million To Super PAC Backing Gingrich

Man arrested for wearing Occupy Jacket- free speech doesn't exist anymore

Indiana Senate approves 'right to work,' some Republicans vote no

It just hit me - Gingrich is George Corley Wallace

Thank you jury system!

I have a computer problem that has me vexed

Patterns of antibiotic-resistant bacteria seen in Galápagos reptiles

***** GOP Debate: January 23rd - 9pm ET on NBC - Live Steam links below *****

Is math rampant where you live?

Watch how Santorum defends the president when a supporter calls Obama an "avowed Muslim"

Let's Revive Bill Clinton to Battle Gingrich

Is there any way to challgenge the AT&T "because we can" charges.

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Tuesday, 24 January 2012

Protesters Demonstrating in Front of Foreclosure Fraud Settlement Meeting in Chicago - FDL

The slaughter of the Democratic Campaign Mgr's cat is nothing less than domestic terrorism.

Citizens United has put campaigns into scorched-earth, mutual assured destruction

How long until the first spontaneous Ku Klux Klan meeting breaks out at the GOP debate tonight?

3rd Congressional District has a Democratic contender

How do you think Brian Williams will do on tonight's debate?

I think we need to see Newt's long form birth certificate.

Heads Up. Alan Grayson will be on Rachel's show tonight.

Movers and Shakers in the Progressive World

Tucson students step up their protests of ethnic studies elimination

Profile in Cowardice: Santorum fails to correct lady who calls Obama a Muslim

What is Bad About Obama

The Levellers, "One Way"

If Obama lets the Banks "Off the Hook" I think his re-election is a "Non-Starter"

Making my own suet

PM, settlers reach compromise on Migron

New York Times Tells Us Only Chinese Near Slave Labor Could Handle Steve Jobs’ Demands

Giffords finishes 'Congress on Your Corner' event before resigning (event during which she was shot)

British police reveal close rapport with phone-hacking tabloid

Republican Information Minister (R.I.M.) "Baghdad Bob" Boehner: Repubs will hold House next decade

Rand Paul stopped by TSA after body scan anomaly

Evangelical dilemma in South Carolina: Serial adulterer or a Mormon? They went with the adulterer

Rick Santorum To John King On Birthers: ‘I Don’t Feel An Obligation’ To Refute Them

I hate to go negative, but Open Office sucks for about 90% of what I want to use it for

Moonshiners, anyone else watch this show?

Does anyone here know the process to become legal in CO?

Barney Frank is on Ed Shultz devouring Newt

The Inquisition: A Model For Modern Interrogators

Go Newt! Go Go Go!!

Has anyone seen "Too Big to Fail"?

Campus Cops Brutalize Peaceful Students Protesting Tuition Hikes at UC Riverside

Rough Diamond - 4 eps - UK - David Jason (a Touch of Frost)

Someone tell a joke or start a story..

Supreme Court rules: Warrant needed for GPS tracking

Well...This is a Start:

Do doctors belong to the 1%?

A Reverse Income Tax: A Bold Replacement for Social Security, Welfare, Food Stamps, and others

If I were MSNBC's Matthews . . . . .

I have the perfect name for an alternative news network--

Ezra Klein: Were the president’s advisers pushing him to do more or less?

Georgia judge orders Obama to appear in court on a birther suit.

Tweety just said something brilliant on Hairball: Newt's european lifestyle

The Summers Memo - Ryan Lizza/TheNewYorker

Could infidelity in the general population give

Republican Debate Recap, Newt Gingrich Wins, On To Florida - Musical Parody

Howard Zinn: "Do you get the feeling sometime that you're living in an occupied country?"

Chris Matthews on the Ed Show just predicted another debate loss for Mittens.

TYT: Abortion Doctor Assassination List, & Super Bowl Ad? (Operation Rescue)

Vote third party and

I always wondered what would happen if Freepers ever turned on Ann Coulter. Now I know

I'm on the West Coast, how can I watch tonight's debate?

My cat is afraid of cans of pop being opened, bananas being peeled, dogs and vacuum

Dear Mittens and Newtie:

Oh, SNAP...

What time does the debate on NBC start tonight? Thanks.

Who was the *real* Food Stamp President, Newt?

How Gates $$$ Poisons *Everything*.

If Newt is the Puke candidate this will be the nastiest election of my lifetime

Gabby's Last Act (duw)

Official lulz thread of the 1/23 Pug debate.

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! & a new Kitty gif

Peirs Morgan interview with Mrs Biden on NOW

"You can call me partisan, if you want."

What time and channel

USC Stix Nix to GPS Trix

Pro SOPA/PIPA Astroturf Group Creative America Restocks,Hires Former Democratic DHS/ICE Spokesperson

Free Trade

Complications of Hacking the Planet

WHAT... The West Coast Doesnt Watch The Debate LIVE???

If Americans are paying attention Newt and the other ReTHUG scumbag Willard

MLB announces Spring Training workout dates

this is shallow but.... newton's voice

Why the 2010 Tax Statement? What about the last 12 years? Romney?

ISU meteorologist; climate change small factor in weather

Study confirms groundbreaking advance in stem cells

Mitt must come up w/a $20,000,000 deal for Newtie tonite, and then he'll go away ;)

‘Investigate MPAA for bribery’ petition nears 25,000 signature benchmark

Psychopaths like to soften up their pawns & patsies to break down barriers & change their thinking.

Marc J . Leder: A Romney backer and poster boy for vulture capitalism

Confirmed: Romney is a stupid, rich mother fucker.

Let's have a OMG smilies thread for our reaction to what they are doing on the Debate.

BREAKING: The Outcome Of The Internet's Blackout Against SOPA/PIPA

Newty is just a name dropper

Newt just said...

Get that remote - Grayson is on Rachel n/t

Does US Senate Commit Treason with NDAA Bill? By Jeanine Molloff

Evicted Woman, 101, Can't Go Home As Promised - AP/MSNBC

Livestock industry wins Supreme Court appeal

Patrick McElligott Feature (H2O Man's Hunger Strike: Day 8)

Custer conspiracy theories!

Thanks to Newt and Mitt... I totally get it

Arkansas Democrat's cat killed, painted with "liberal"

Reagan’s Hand in Guatemala’s Genocide

Still 'radical'? Rich U.S. groups also gave to Ottawa (opposing Keystone)

Misunderestimating the BP Oil Spill

***WEST COASTERS ... DEBATE LIVESTREAM HERE***

Romney: "I'm proud of the fact that I pay a lot of taxes."

Brian Williams just entered the GOP contest

If cats could vote, what party would they be?

Mitt Romney's Bain Capital 'earned' $342 million by bankrupting a company and firing 850 Floridians

OMG the arrogance displayed on this stage tonight makes me sad for this country

Doesn't it seem that Williard has landed several body blows on Newton?

The Nation: Obama Is on the Brink of a Settlement With the Big Banks—and Progressives Are Furious

Ok so color me confused

Uhoh!!!

Europe Weighs Tough Law on Online Privacy

God Damnit Rachael!

Is that Loeb & Leopold behind Brian Williams?

Newt is a name dropper first, an arrogant finger pointer second and then a Vicitim third

Debate comic relief

Is it so hard for Newt to Respect President Obama?

Attacking the commander in chief in a time of war when we have troops in the field

Private equity profits called into question

Ad: (Bob) Kerrey an 'East Coast liberal'

Britain presses Jordan over Abu Qatada after deportation attempt blocked

Duck Chris Hedges!

Phil Ochs documentary about to start on PBS

Obama Is on the Brink of a Mortgage Settlement With the Big Banks—and Progressives Are Furious

***** GOP Debate: January 23rd - 9pm ET on NBC - Live Steam links below ***** PART TWO

Top Ten Embarrassments in Romney's taxes

Hearing on pipeline's (Keystone XL) future

Fred Thompson Endorses Newt Gingrich

Look at this! I think that Obama has something to worry about!

Newt's shiny thick hairpiece is ridiculous

100% chance we go to war with Iran if Republicans get the Presidency.

Well done Barrack old chap! Well Done!

Anonymous Fights Back! Anonyupload is a go!

Corbett too Busy to Arrest Sandusky years earlier -he was using grand jury to unmask Twitter critic

Hunger and cold drive Manitowoc Crane workers to support anti-union contract

Is it bigoted like racism and homophobia to criticize obesity?

Stop Coast Guard Union Busting

Now that Obama's dabbled with "Let's Stay Together," I want to hear Sabbath's "Snowblind" next.

NYT to Barney Frank: "You’ve long argued for the decriminalization of marijuana. Do you smoke weed?"

"By beating them!" Of COURSE, the answer was SO SIMPLE and right under our noses ALL ALONG! USA!

Rachel Maddow tweets: Can't NASA just have the astronauts #selfdeport to Mars?

Obama Is on the Brink of a Mortgage Settlement With the Big Banks—and Progressives Are Furious

S.F. trial into notorious triple-killing begins

Jurors

I Gotta Say... The Calls For Pledges, Purges, Loyalty, Et Al., For Obama At This Point In Time...

Jury Collusion!!1!11!

Speak for yourself, Mitt. I am not raising MY son to further conservatism.

Don't. Eff. With. The. Cats.

Brian Williams is a complete and absolute bust as a moderator

Ex-U.S. spy chief: may take crisis for new cyber law

Why does Newt always talk about beating Obama in the debates?

Has Fred thompson been on a diet or is he sick?

Is myth rampant where you live? nt

Fred Thompson?

Gingrich lands Fred Thompson endorsement

Mobile view--is this right?

"Speaker Gringrich" was instrumental in the economic decline of this country

Any ideas on who will replace Lynne Woolsey?

Caption Newt

Is Murth rampant where you live? n/t

Fresno County workers strike and Rush Limbaugh attacks.

When the President delivers his SOTU speech tomorrow evening, hopefully the doubters,

Caption Romney and Santorum

Piracy pays - Megaupload chief took in 42 million last year

Ewwww. The "political flirtation" and "mating game" between Gingrich and Paul.

The check is in the mail?

Intergalactic Chess? How Obama has forced the Repubs to the wacky right...

The next GOP Debate Reality Show will be Thursday - January 26, 2012 - 8pm ET on CNN

Live post-debate coverage will continue on MSNBC at 11 PM ET

Romney invested in Fannie and freddie Mac (AJC)

Chris Matthews needs a nap

Group protests Belmont's hiring of ex-attorney general Alberto Gonzales

Mr Sulu The Wise...

Wanna see Newtie's Agreement with Freddie Mac? (For wonks only)

striking 4100 Fresno Co workers can use some love

Pic Of The Moment: Tampa Bored

Rothlesberger keeping Tebow out of the Pro-Bowl (for now)

Judge says Obama must appear in ‘birther’ suit

Ed: "Romney invented a new term tonight: Self Deportation"

U.N. rights chief: U.S. must close Guantanamo

Initiative seeks to boost San Jose minimum wage to $10

Newt really is in love with himself...

TPM: Newt Camp Sends Blank E-Mail: 'Mitt Romney's Top Conservative Achievements'

Newt was very Presidential tonight. Mittens came off as a frat boy turned used car salesman.

Climate Denial Crock of the Week: Katharine Hayhoe and the Denialist Intimidation Campaign

Mitt Romey: "Could no speak English well"

Romney's Speaking Style, he comes off as Unstable

OMG !!! Check out the FAKE front page of the Washington Post on the link below

Anyone here read any John Norman ?

Finally...something to replace 6 Feet Under and Sopranos...Boardwalk Empire! *****!

Bonus Pics Of The Moment (Debate Edition)

There is very little substance in the republican debates

Greatest song ever: "We will sta-a-a-a-a-nd with Gov-er-nor Wal-ker!

Lead balloon: If you are not watching Stewart/Colbert I'm sorry. that is all /nt

The Republican Spiritual Crisis

Jon Stewart Flips Out At Gingrich’s Nerve In Attacking John King (video)

To understand why the establishment fears Occupy, read the Powell Memorandum

Kucinich Announces ‘Game Changing’ Constitutional Amendment to Publicly Finance Federal Elections

PA House Bill 1077

Santorum's Silence Is Complicity

Diagnosis on the Lamictal ADR rash...

Guthrie Govan on a fretless guitar. Incredible!

AFL-CIO Tweet seen during gop Tampa Debate..

A Gingrich nomination would give Obama a golden opportunity...but will he take it?

(MD Governor) O'Malley introduces same-sex marriage bill

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