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Archives: January 30, 2012

What's in a name?

President Obama (and Sandra Day O'Connor & Jeb Bush) cracks jokes at elite Alfalfa Club dinner

"There are some of you in this room, I would venture to guess, who have ripped apart families."

Frosty

The most practical response to Citizens United: Abolish Campaign Finance Laws

Occupy DC -- Police tase innocent protester

question for muslim duers

Under Pressure from Feds, Mendocino County eliminates pot-growing permits

anyone seen rubber?

Red to Blue 2012 (DCCC)

I think I saw one of these guys yesterday

could i ask for some input please

Matt Taibbi ponders whether Obama’s embrace of populist rhetoric is already impacting Wall Street

WWE Royal Rumble (Spoilers)

Oki! Where the HELL is SWAMPRAT?

Is this satire? I can't really tell one way or the other.

Dole Was Right...

Alabama thread is up in GD

Senator Obama on November 29, 2007 talking about taxation and the wealth gap - and the "99%"

Oakland, Occupy take stock of the damage

The income gap in this country is going to continue to rise unless we tax all income...

Sweet Dreams DU!

Family convicted in Canada 'honor murders'

Non-science beliefs blind more states

Super PACs target congressional races

The great northern migration -- of U.S. cattle

Teachers /Parents/ Citizens: Link to online petition re. replacing Arne Duncan.

Charles Pierce (Esquire): "The Republican party, root and branch, is now completely barking mad."

My story, an introduction message

In our supposed democracy, guns continue to rule

I am so glad not to be living in Spain, Portugal, Greece or Italy right now

Cuba to Never Give Up One-Party System - Raul Castro

The disconnect is staggering...."Gingrich labels Romney 'Wall Street Elite' before FL vote."

Newt calls out Goldman Sachs, says Glass-Steagall is back on the table.

Green Energy Pioneer Barry Ellsworth Announces Nevada US Senate Run Against

The fight for Cuban-Americans is on in Florida

Gingrich to Mitt: Do "You think you can lie your way to the presidency?"

Kermit and Miss Piggy attack Fox News at UK conference.

Sunday Night Poll: First hint that Newt's Tea Party diplomacy may be biting (Insider Advantage)

Comparing Income, Corporate, Capital Gains Tax Rates: 1916-2011

Venezuela's Hugo Chavez warns banks of nationalisation

He said, he said

BradBlog's Excellent Article on the 2012 election.

Research progress toward patient-centered guidelines for use in dealing with health care insurance.

Toxic birdseed from your friends at Scotts Miracle Grow

Today is my birthday and while it's important, it's doubly important because I went into

Detergent (VG Cats)

Video: Bill Moyers talks with former Citigroup CEO John Reed & former Senator Byron Dorgan

China boosts police presence in restless Xinjiang

Japan's population to shrink two thirds by 2110

Voyage to heart of Islam opens at British Museum

Arson may have led to deadly Fla. car crashes

According to Denmark Newt is a lobbyist which he has denied constantly

Last year I was watching the Chile mine rescue.

Pic: Protest in Poland's parliament against ACTA

Emerge Wisconsin aims to elect Democratic women

Nat'l Park Service buckles to Darrell Issa, tases occupy protester

UN panel aims for 'a future worth choosing'

Tea Party Group Wants To 'Soften' Slavery In Textbooks

Tea Party Group Wants To 'Soften' Slavery In Textbooks

So Occupy New York marched last night in solidarity

Freddie Mac Betting Against Struggling Homeowners

Argentina To Try Those From Ex Military Dictatorship Next Month

Argentina To Try Those From Ex Military Dictatorship Next Month

Self-delete

I'll be voting for President Barack Obama

Politico: "Gingrich appears deadly serious about a long, bloody march all the way to Tampa "

Iran Offers to Extend U.N. Nuclear Inspection

The President said he’d fight for middle-class people like me, and he kept his promise

'PA incitement is confidence destroying measure'

Gingrich and Romney Want to Say Adios to Bilingual Ballots

peter tatchell foundation {uk}

U.S. Senate will vote on insider trading

Workers Uniting protests at the killing of Colombian trade unionists

Who in God’s Name Is Mitt Romney? (NYTimes)

Pro Bowl or Curling?

Not A Good Sign – WE Must Apply More Pressure!

Program helping reduce numbers of homeless Oklahoma veterans

Ohio Legislators Weigh In On Future Of Fracking

Ohio Legislators Weigh In On Future Of Fracking

Fear-Resistance: How Worried Should We Be about "Totally Drug-Resistant" Tuberculosis?

WTF: Roger Goodell (NFL Commissioner) makes 10 Mill a year?

Does this remind you of anyone?

North America Losing Its Oil Edge

Santorum to speak Monday in St Charles

“Basically, we pull over black people”

Lace Stitch Markers

The Austerians Attack!

Chris Hedges: Corporations Have No Use for Borders

The US prison population today - from World Clock -2,362,740.816

The Truth About the Conservative Mind: Why Reactionaries from Edmund Burke to Sarah Palin

GOOOOoooooo Nnnneeeewwwttttt !!!

CHART: How Romney’s TAX RATE Stacks Up To Recent Presidential Candidates’

7 Signs the Corporatocracy is Losing its Legitimacy--and 7 Tools to Help Shut it Down

The ‘Buffett Rule’ in History’s Grand Sweep

Video of Kerry paying tribute to Mayor White

Game of Thrones: Season 2, first full trailer up

Sirota: Overconsumption won’t save America

Chris Hedges: Corporations Have No Use for Borders

Desmond Tutu: It's time for a revolution led by women

Assad troops fight back against Syria rebels

New Study: Climate Change Threatens World's Wheat Crop

Obamas Sunday Stroll to the Corcoran

Do we have any style anymore?

Tensions mount with arrest of Occupy D.C. protester and approach of deadline

Kentucky town goes bird-crap crazy

Anti-Occupy?

PLEASE READ NEW DU RULES - in case of fire in DU Lounge:

Arizona Judge Orders City Council Candidate off Ballot for not Speaking English Well Enough

Freddie Mac Betting Against Struggling Homeowners

OK 'fess up (Part 2) - Have the GOP primaries exceeded your expectations?

Political Wire: Paul Begala: The Real Winner of the GOP Primaries

NYT: A Florida Bush Stays Silent, and to Many, That Says a Lot

A new type of upholstery for our chair....

Kip's new toy - outdoors window birdfeeder....

Japan population to shrink by one-third by 2060 (BBC)

Federal student loan rate set to double

Buyers reject Chevrolet Volt's cost, Nissan Leaf's looks

Dallas ISD to close 11 schools, layoff 177, extend teacher hours .

8 industries China leads where the US used to

Gingrich after Florida loss..

Toon: Another View of The Brewer finger pointing incident

Genome Cure for Ill Twins Paves Breakthrough to Doctor’s Office

Monday's Newt TOON roundup

Can we Occupy the 'middle ground'?

Climate Alert

Jive Talkin

I love Mitt.

U.N. to consider call for Assad to step down

This is the Real War we are fighting and we are losing

Kip's reaction when watching the Repub debates....

Things I Thought I’d Never Live to See

CBS' Schieffer Drops Trump's Birtherism Down The Memory Hole

So...the depression seems to be getting worse,not better.

Occupy the Hollers

s Modern Finance Ruining Modern Art? (Part 1): Mark C. Taylor

What Rubio doesn't understand about the economy

VP Talk

Did behavioral psych founder (Watson) commit fraud in Little Albert study?

Black pastors, marriage equality, and NOM’s money

Food stamp bills seek to restrict junk food

Scary& ridiculous.2 Brit tourists tweeting slang & quoting Family Guy arrested by Homeland Security.

Highly recommend Moneyball

Kerrey Buys Home in Nebraska

Russia: Aeroflot forces a gay flight attendant to marry a woman

Warner Bros. now adding restrictions to your Netflix DVD queue

The Oildrum from this weekend and from today...

Thinking of a new laptop

Peak oil review - January 30

Some 200 laid off at North Las Vegas Amonix solar plant

The Oildrum from this weekend and today...

Belgium Hit by General Strike Over Austerity Measures

Bob Dole in 1996 to Newt people don't like you, "Because it saves time."

Peak oil review - January 30

Commentary: Peak Oil: Yes, still a serious issue

"Why I Secretly Root for Newt"

NBC/Marist poll, Florida: Romney, GOP struggle against Obama

Unsold goods weigh on future economic growth

Canada rethinks strip malls

Reagan to Clinton... Clinton to Obama

Selig may force Cubs to give up 'significant' compensation for Theo

Kansas agriculture secretary seeks federal waiver for illegal immigrants

Planet Aurora Borealis

FDA staffers sue agency over surveillance of personal e-mail

Genius, Perhaps, but Illegal, SEC Says

Does anyone know what happened to vegweb.com ?

Krugman: The Austerity Debacle

We Know Just How You Feel Baby

Occupy Oakland: 400 arrested after violent protest

Xbox 720 Rumors - Six Times as Powerful, "Will Restrict Play of Used Games"

Really? Star Wars Episode 1 in 3D

The song you all know, And have never seen.

Religious Memorial Bills Join Long Line of “Christian Nation” Tactics

Fear factor: The science behind America's red/blue divide (BBC)

Legislation would restrict picketing at funerals

PHOTO: I'll have a pizza, please...and hold the baby.

Gingrich Wants Kids To Work As Janitors, But Refused To Work Himself

I think there's a better place for Bob Schieffer...

Iraq bloc to end parliament boycott

PHOTO: This past Christmas, MiddleFingerMom did all of his last minute shopping HERE...

Palast newsletter: The Pig in the XL Pipeline

Tough weekend in Chicago

Aaron Rodgers: Flynn, Miami 'makes sense'

Why can't I see my own recommendations?

Illinois Tells Standard & Poor's to Pay the Piper (defrauded investors)

Police: Mexico's ambassador to Venezuela kidnapped, freed

These silly occupy protestors, they almost think they have the right to peacefully protest.

Class Claims AIG Took It for $5 Billion (stock manipulation)

Taylor, family, friends connect with space station commander

Kermit the Frog and Miss Pigg Fire Back at Fox News

Megaupload users face data deletion US prosecutors warn

Rasmussen, 1/30, showing President Obama's biggest leads over Mitt and Newt since last fall

EU summit on debt crisis faces Brussels disruption as unions strike

Feds Must Show Impact of Horses in Sierra Nevada

Fuck Mitt Romney

Sinn Fein wants referendum on united Ireland

Student Says Cops Were Out of Line (dragged her, told her "I'm the goddamn police.")

Rising Brazil tackles immigration question

Toronto Star: Atheists should make more noise

Quote, unquote.

Palin tells Florida voters to "rage against the machine"

Time - Are Companies More Powerful Than Countries?

How does Google's new privacy policy compare?

European Politicians in Denial as Greece Unravels

Our Live From The Bedroom cover of (The Bee Gees) To Love Somebody

House GOP oil puppets will attempt to ram Keystone through by attaching it to jobs bill

Wisconsin: Promised mine "job creator" slashes pay by half, locks out workers

Bringing Back the Shithammer

Mitt Romney Incapable of Correctly Reciting Famous Political Aphorism

Study paints picture of aging, homeless veterans

Wisconsin: Walkergate updates thanks to BlueCheddar

Paul Ryan receives birthday cake from Fox News = campaign ad for D-Rob Zerban

Quebec Accused of 'Absurd' Terror Arrest (Pep talk about blowing away the competition)

Hostess Blames Unions for Its Bankruptcy

Hello from...Iowa?

Is Capitalism on Trial?

Newt's New-Age Love Gurus {the tofflers}

To define a parasite!

Tennessee Senator Thrown Out of Restaurant for Antigay Stance

Is Romney actually a robot? Or 2 robots? Is the Gingrich really a brain-eating reptile? Answers Here

Frank Rich: "In Romneyland, Mormonism is the religion that dare not speak its name."

Where the heck is Zach de la Rocha?

Judge Certifies Class Against Sallie Mae

Advocates Raise $1.2M to Fight Minn. Antigay Amendment

Do Romney's 2010 tax returns reveal voter fraud?

So why have the Dems had trouble in a "center-left" country?

President Obama Taps Soundgarden's Chris Cornell for Fundraiser

Homeowner Shoots Prowler With Rubber Bullets

Three incidents of violent intimadation of Dems by Repuke extremists in just one week

Wisconsin: One million recall signatures vs. the partisan judge

Lying With Charts, Global Warming Edition

“Vote for Newt. Annoy a liberal," - Sarah Palin.

Advice?

BREAKING (Cross-posted to LBN): Candice Swanepoel has not yet endorsed a 2012 Presidential candidate

Greek shoppers look but don't buy as economic crisis bites

The Austerity Debacle - By PAUL KRUGMAN

BREAKING (Cross-posted to LBN): Candice Swanepoel on Keystone Pipeline: "NO COMMENT"

The Titanic Syndrome: Climate change will never get that bad because, well, it just couldn't.

NASA: 130 years of global warming in 30 seconds

Teaparty: Lack Of Clout-Evident For Everyone To See

Deported for a fucking Twitter joke?

That Uncertainty Word—I Don’t Think It Means What You Think It Means

Why Rubio probably won't be VP choice

Photo: "Show me where the bullies are."

Advocates in Asheville mobilize to battle same-sex marriage ban

Ha! Florida race tightening

Romney & his pac have spent over $15 million in Florida vs. Gingrich 3.4 million

New Twitter censorship function prompts concern in anti-gay states

Patronage: NJ Gov. Chris Christie Referred 50 Loyalists for High-Paying Port Authority Jobs

Schneiderman: Task Force Will Go After 'Stuff That Blew Up the Economy'

CNN's Ashleigh Banfield sends Davey "Diaper Boy" Vitter into a TIZZY.

NBC, Brokaw denounce Romney ad

TYT: Colleges Kill Religion, Push Liberal Agenda - Santorum

Richard Kirsch: How Many Lives Does the Health Care Reform Cat Have Left?

I am requesting The Administrators take a long hard look at Twitter.

Chinese As A Second Language In USA

Electronic Tissue Monitors Brain, Heart and Muscles {w/ video at link}

Willie Nelson campaigns for Ohio congressman Dennis Kucinich

Army Must Reject Anti-Islam Hate Speaker

Cloning scientists create human brain cells

Fukushima No. 1 pipes freeze, leak

Not That Kind of Occupation - By Mike Luckovich

How about some more comedy?

Aggression born of American 'exceptionalism'

picking on our bones

Polls show Romney surging ahead of Gingrich in Florida

As long as Oakland police trample on people's rights, the NLG will continue to hold them accountable

This is a republican poll but look how close they have FL. compared to other polls

Pic Of The Moment: Artificial Cheese Selling Well In Florida

Leon Panetta’s explicitly authoritarian decree

Federal Sharpshooters to Start Aerial Wolf Killing in Idaho

State Dept: Americans Take Refuge At Cairo Embassy

New CU-led study may answer long-standing questions about enigmatic Little Ice Age

NH Republican Mayor: 'Arrest and Prosecute' O'Keefe and Fellow 'Voter Fraud' Conspirators!

Indiana right-to-work law advances toward approval

Is there a way to get to a current list of members / links to profiles?

New Gallup poll: Obama and Romney tied; Obama leads Gingrich by large margin

Long time DUers we seem to have lost in the "move" to DU3:

Are there some classic movies that could benefit from a re-make?

Left alone with Henri Le Sidaner

Leon Panetta’s explicitly authoritarian decree

2012 Puppy bowl is this Sunday!!!!! They are going to have Pigs this year!!!!

NEW Chakra Balance and EFT Boost slideshows

Iran well prepared for the worst

Mitch Daniels Joins John Boehner’s Web Of Keystone XL Corruption

Strange Red Galaxy --Harbors a Monster Black Hole 100 Million Times Mass of Sun

Veganism is a "crazy new diet" as per Food & Wine

Jonathan Idema, Con Man and Afghan Bounty Hunter, Dies at 55

Brownback has lower approval rating than Obama (in Kansas in highly pubbie poll)

Is anyone else noticing that about 1/2 of local Boston TV news is..

A Social Justice Quiz

On Citizens United Anniversary, Supreme Court Lit with Giant Dollar Signs

Simply put...and on point. I agree...

Sani Abacha aide to hang for Nigeria killing

Awesome! Rasmussen Poll Has President Obama's approval rating at over 50%

Thom Hartmann: Banksters demand, ''No Free Speech for mortgage!''

I found this useful site during a google search.

Occupy Wall Street Journalist Tim Pool Hit By Masked Man Last Night

Occupy DC -- Police tase innocent protester

Accumulating 'microplastic' threat to shores

Why I chose the Gun.

Orly Taitz Looks To Allen West For Help With Birther Crusade

Norway jails two for Danish newspaper terror plot (over Muhammad cartoons)

Hugo....wonderful movie..anyone else see it?

The 10 worst states for kids to grow up

Tea Party 10' Targeted In Multimillion Dollar Campaign By Liberal Super PAC

Mike Papantonio: These NO way Obama is going to be able to match the money in Florida

Requirements to occupy a strip mall in my area.

Source: Greek deal sees 70 pct loss for investors

A Headline that Made Me Throw up In My Mouth

What Newt, Mitt and Dumbya all have in common...

How Government Budget Cuts Significantly Reduced U.S. GDP Last Year

Proposed rule changes for assessing new transit projects

Comment period open for Proposed rule changes for assessing new transit projects

Greece Poverty in a time of economic diktat

President Obama Calls Out Mike Lee’s Scorched Earth Obstructionism

Requirements to occupy a strip club in my area.

Amid 'Turnaround Agenda,' Teachers, Communities Overshadowed by Corporate Reforms

I don't believe that voter suppression will get the attention it deserves until this happens:

Tennessee Restaurant Throws Out Anti-Gay Lawmaker

Catholics hear anti-Obama letter in church

Carolina Panthers refine logo

Mumia Abu-Jamal placed in general population

It's gag at a gnat swallow a camel time, for the old GOP nay-sayers...

Reform of Marijuana Laws Again Dominates President's Online Forum

Run rabbit, run rabbit run run run. Bunny is the farm's sheep dog. The video is priceless.

'Tea Party 10' Targeted In Multimillion Dollar Campaign By Liberal Super PAC

White House Expresses Concerns On Egypt Situation

Libya: Justice Ministry to Take Over Prisons

White House Criticizes Italian Captain Comparison

Weird---my ignore list went down one since last week.

L.A. MTA Signs Historic PLA, Will Offer 10% of Work Hours to the Homeless, Chronically Unemployed

1/26/2012 NBC/WSJ poll: Gingrich leads Romney, but badly trails Obama

Democratic Senators to Push ‘Buffett Rule’

Lip-Shaped Urinals in Stones Museum Called Sexist

In his imaginary role as 2012 GOP nominee, Gingrich REJECTS reporter-moderated Obama debates

German Satellite Almost Crashed into Beijing

Gov. Brown's plan on shelter law stirs backlash

Did Occupy Oakland Believe Their Move-In Day Would Succeed?

NEW invention for Coca Cola drinkers who find tipping the bottle into a glass too strenuous

Bulldog tries to sit in a box that's too small for him

Miss Piggy Delivers The Best Takedown Of Fox News We've Seen

The US government's capital punishment prerogative

Help Contacting Judi Lynn

Russia Says Syria Has Agreed to Talks

Bill Moyers/Michael Winship: The Party People of Wall Street

Ex-UBS trader pleads not guilty to £1.5bn fraud

Latino Republican Congressman on MSNBC just now. 'It's impossible to get a job in this economy...

Thom Hartmann: Conversations w/Great Minds - Jeff Clements, Corporations are not People Part 1

Afghan couple killed three teenage daughters in honour killing

Julian Assange's extradition battle enters final round

Thom Hartmann: Conversations w/Great Minds - Jeff Clements, Corporations are not People Part 2

Jan Brewer's Raising Money Boasting About Disrespecting President

"Reporters listen to Arcade Fire; Romney listens to the Carpenters and Donny and Marie."

Carlos Boozer's son caught cheering for Heat

Does helping Palestinians beautify the occupation?

China unfairly limits export of raw materials, WTO says

Brazilian proposal to change "responsibility to protect" to " responsibility while protecting"

Introducing the `Pay A Fair Share Act’

for those who dig early jazz

Knoxville Bistro Owner Boots&Bans State Senator after AIDS Remarks(PIC)

Unions set to blast Dems for selling out on FAA reauthorization

Reason Apple left the US is they couldn't find 3,000 factory workers willing to live in dorms here

On being an object, and then not being an object

How do we keep candidates from lying over and over?

Warming in the Tasman Sea a global warming hot spot

Colorado Voices: Don't knock Paula Deen, y'all

CNN Poll: Will Dems Retake The House?

The Good News About Carbon Storage in Tropical Vegetation

Well here's a frightening new development on the employment front

Tim Wise hits it out of the park, once again

St. Thomas and the Sanctity of Mind

$44 Million, Not A Single Crime Soved, Cuomo Tells Legislature Scrap Bullet Tracking

dupe

Genetics study reveals how bacteria behind serious childhood diseases evolve to evade vaccines

WOOHOO!!! THIS IS HUGH!!!! IM SERIES!!! (New True Blood Spoiler - guess who is back!! Woohoo!)

Agent Provocateur

Indonesian atheist might embrace Islam after arrest, police say

African Union Opens New Headquarters Funded By China

China says to increase police in Xinjiang for stability

Can A Right Winger Vote For A Mormon And Not Go To Hell?

Indiana Governor Daniels ready to sign right-to-work bill

i'm wondering if the universe is telling me to not go back on meds

TENNESSEE RESTAURANT THROWS OUT ANTI-GAY LAWMAKER

Green Light to WW3? 'US needs human face for Iran invasion'

Doing the Job for Democrats

Obama/Biden 2012 the only choice for sane Americans

'Iran scientist murders expose CIA & Mossad paranoia'

Go on over to Mother Jones...

God hates figs.

Any WordPress aficionados who can help with some site basics and bells & whistles?

TYT: Cougar Mascot Rejected By School - Offensive To Women?

Bright Lights of Purity: Berkeley Lab Researchers Discover Why Pure Quantum Dots and Nanorods Shine…

Michelle Obama, Labor Secretary Hilda Solis propose more job protection for military caregivers

Sen. Whitehouse To Introduce ‘Buffett Rule’ Bill To Raise Taxes On Millionaires

Rinse Peenus: "It's terrible that people died, but to turn my analogy into something it isn't...

Happy Birthday Duran! (male orangutan turns 2) - pics

"He disappeared into delirium..."-Man held in solitary two years without trial (Yes, In The USA)

Finally getting back to normal weather here -

Web Dossier Bill Stalled in Hawaii Legislature (would require ISP to keep 2 yrs browsing history)

"The worldwide public realises there is something deeply wrong with today's world economic system"

Strip Club Cover Charge Is Legal

Southwest Loses $25 Million Tax Break

Salvation Army's red kettles hauled in record $147.6M

'Unusual event' declared at Illinois nuclear power plant, indicating potential degradation of safety

Shafia jury finds all guilty of 1st-degree murder

Jennifer Petkov to apologize to family of Kathleen Edward on 'Dr. Phil'

Who Do They Think We Are/?/ TEACHERS???

Once and for all. Here and now. Sunny side up, over easy, medium, or hard? The perfect fried egg?

ALEC's latest actions

"US elections: no matter who you vote for, money always wins"

Where in the hell is the album of the day?

A Quiet Triumph of Obama Care

If the Democrats want to help Newt Gingrich become the GOP nominee they should start talking about

Who's the guy on first base?

Quietly, U.S. Moves to Block Lawsuits by Military Families

Gingrich and Romney Want to Say Adios to Bilingual Ballots - Mother Jones

Do atheists need ‘a cathedral Of their own’?

DU Album of the Day: "Breakfast in America" Supertramp

HISTORIC REQUEST: 42 Members of WA legislature request cannabis rescheduling

UC Berkeley's letter regarding the mistreatment of student protesters by

The comparison of President Obama by the GOP with the cruise ship captain is ridiculous, but,

"Back button" isn't working.

Allen West: Obama, Reid & Pelosi should 'get the hell out of the USA'

New poll shows Fla. voters moving toward Romney

Has the First Amendment Become an Exercise in Futility?

Old Techies Never Die - They just can't get hired after 40 in Silicon Valley

democratic senator pushes buffet rule..

If a political commercial changes your mind about a canidate----well then you're an idiot!

Mitt’s Income vs. Your Income (Romney Income Calculator)

Silly but possibly illuminating thought experiment - atheist martyrs

Paula Deen's Sons Were Mad About Pharma Deal, Say Rumors

Sorry, Republicans: It’s too late for new presidential candidates

James O’Keefe Sues the New Jersey Star-Ledger for Defamation after New Hampshire Voter Fraud Exposé

Four-Week Vaccination Regimen Knocks Out Early Breast Cancer Tumors, Penn Researchers Report

Pew: Repubs not impress with their candidates; Americans see Obama as more understanding

Papantonio: Big Money Wins in Florida GOP Primary

Meet the Party of American Capitalism - Perrspectives Blog

Environmental team escorted from Le Roy HS Property

Afghan accused of strangling wife who gave birth to third girl

Gay teenager, who was bullied and kicked out of home, leaves note thanking Lady Gaga before he

Camilla Williams, 1st black singer to appear with major US opera company, dies at 92

Does Romney think he must be President to fulfill a religious destiny?

Demographics of a Late 1960s Anti-War Protest

Axelrod tweaks Romney over strapping dog to car roof

Fraud alert: James O'Keefe tried to obtain ballots with names of dead people, one's not quite dead

Man forced to wear sign after skipping jury duty - "I failed to appear for jury duty"

VIDEO: R.I.P. K9 Kora, Connecticut Police Dog

American Bus Association wants Priceline to pull ad

50% of Marylanders support marriage equality, but support varies...

Civil Beat Poll - Case, Hirono Neck-and-Neck for U.S. Senate Nomination

Oh my dog, the new Subaru ads are AWESOME!

What's for Dinner? ~ Monday January 30th!

FrenchieCat - the Hostess with the Mostest

Seniors Group to Rally Outside "Morning Joe" Taping in South Beach Florida

THRIVE is a documentary?

A view from Europe: Anti-European sentiment is on the rise among Republican presidential candidates

"Occupy Using Oakland for Playground"

Oakland Police face Federal Takeover.

Netanyahu poised to win Likud primaries despite far-right challenge

Rush Limbaugh rips Fla Leg, Will Weatherford over Allen West's redistricting problems

Pew Poll: GOP Voters Continue to Give Field Subpar Ratings

Bobcat’s Goldthwait’s God Bless America

Rape, homelessness, cholera hound Haiti 2 yrs after quake

BWAHAHAHA! Newt sued for using Survivor's "Eye Of The Tiger" (from "Rocky III") at political events

Putting Romney's wealth in context

The phrase if the day is "Chuck Norris endorses" Modify any thread to include....

Jackie Evancho

February Starself Newsletter - Neptune Reenters Pisces

Corbett Delays Pennsylvania's Sales Tax on Internet Sales for 7 More Months, Costing PA $200 million

Dear Democrats: The Stimulus Worked, Start Acting Like It

They're having way too much fun...

Shirley MacLaine Joins Cast of Downton Abbey

'How much are the kids I never had worth?'

Shipwreck Hunters Find Second 'UFO' on Ocean Floor, Divers to Visit Soon

How loving owners transport their dogs

PPP: Good numbers for Obama in Ohio.

Just Don’t Call Her Che

Charlotte attack on Occupy under way.

Sarah Palin; "The fix is in for Mitt Romney"

How do you define a "Conservative"?

Cash transactions being outlawed/severely limited:

Why doesn't payroll tax apply to investment income?

Old Man/New Floridian Predicts Primary Results

Gov. Romney opposed kosher meals for poor Jewish nursing home residents

Contract Employment New Jobs In A GOP Economy

Snarf: An Ashley Madison poll asks women who they'd rather cheat with, Tom or Eli?

NEW Mike Tyson as Herman Cain clip...counting down the top 999 issues of the day!

State of the primary - byTom Tomorrow

Flying people in NYC?

MiddleFingerMom has heard people say that a big gun is compensation for a small winkie.

It's easy to see the Republicans for what they are.

Gingrich: I wouldn't accept debate versus Obama moderated by reporters

Global Competitiveness And Free Market Wage

in '03 someone uncovered my real name and posted it on DU. Now it Googles 3rd place.

American Exceptionalism

I am bullish on Urdu. It's going places.

You Signed a Petition, So We Know Where You Live!

I spread bullshit on kudzu. It's going places. n/t

Edit box difficulty in jury comment on phone.

I want a Bull Shih-tzu on Pu Pu

WTF is a "room spoon"?

Makes you wonder how much longer Juan Williams can stay at Fox.

Ferris Bueller Super Bowl Commercial: Matthew Broderick Stars In Full-Length Spot For Honda

Brazil’s Plus-Size Bikini Enthusiasts Make Waves

English Speakers to Help The Syrian Revolution - FB page - GRAPHIC WARNING

EU leaders agree rescue fund, 25 join fiscal pact

I cut my hair today

Does anyone have experience with FIV+ cats?

Snakes blamed for 'severe declines' in Florida wildlife

Are you watching the President on Youtube? Started at 4:30 CST

Charlie Crist is on Tweety right now

The lake

Two Jan 29 polls suggest Newt is closing in FL. PPP (Mitt +4) Insider Advantage (Mitt +5)

Toxic Annie gets censored for calling McCain a douchebag on live tv.....

Dozens of Tunisian tour agencies threatened: federation

Moon Over Miami

2 Georgia education voucher bills could be headed for floor votes

Kermit and Miss Piggy Strike back at Fox News...

LIVE: President Obama Answers Questions on You Tube

Among OECD countries U.S. has highest percentage of Low Wage Workers

BBC: The science behind America's red/blue divide

You wanna see dedication?....how's this?

Change isn't coming without Occupy or something related.

This Is Dedicated To "That One Black Kid"

Another story from my depression adventure.

LOL! David Axelrod Drops the S-Bomb

How (and when) God arrived to bless America

Police officer shot while being arrested by fellow officer.

Campfield Compares Ouster from Bistro to "Segregation", calls Liberals "Closed-Minded People"

Rev. Al: "Reagan's "shining city on the hill" turned out to be a gated community for the 1%"

STOCK MARKET WATCH - Tuesday, 31 January 2012

More Republican Hypocritical Bullshit (no surprise)

Does Current TV have a live stream?

Unions set to blast Dems for selling out on FAA reauthorization

What if he loses?

'Ferris Bueller' Superbowl ad (long version)

More bad information about Gov. Wanker's performance as Milwaukee County Executive.

South Pasadena buys armored vehicle from Burbank for $1 - The Peacekeeper

Do you think that it's possible for a machine to have evil intentions?

I Will Be Getting Your Info Off the Recall Petition (FB Walker fan please report)

White House said that the United States supports a political solution that stops violence in Syria.

I wanna Gronk!

Irked by abortion bill, Va. senator adds rectal exams for men

"Small winkie" is the phrase for today. Modify a thread title to include "small winkie".

A road runs through it:

Is Perry charging Texas' taxpayers for his presidential run's security detail?

How can you tell where is the top

Senate approves cloture on STOCK Act

BREAKING: West Point Announces That Islamophobic General Has Withdrawn From Prayer Breakfast

Medicaid cuts hitting hard

AMEN !!! - Cynthia Tucker: If This Must Be A War, Let's Fight It.

Wild, Wild West!

UPDATE: Watch Chris Christie Call Openly-Gay Lawmaker "Numbnuts" While Apologizing

Despite the momentum Newt cannot win Florida

Video: “I was born in Syria” an English poem on the Syrian revolution

I saw Hugo last Friday, liked it so much, saw it again Sunday..

Ill. nuclear reactor loses power, venting steam

the is one republican debate I can watch ...AND ENJOY!!!

Scott Pelley on CBS did another hit piece on Obama with these dumb ass supposed voters.

911 operator helps save choking dachshund

Wow, do I feel good today.

Irked by abortion bill, Va. senator adds rectal exams for men

Ill. nuclear reactor loses power, venting steam

What would be the best way to attract Catholics to a new splinter sect?

Blood pressure 'should be measured in both arms'

'No abuse charges' for Haiti's Baby Doc Duvalier

President Obama participates in the first completely virtual interview of a US President

A bit of fun - Neville Krudd's Australia Day message.

Indiana's Union-Busting Law Moves One Step Closer to Passage

Strange Bedfellows

Protesters vow to stand their ground at Occupy DC camp

Monsanto’s new seeds could be a tech dead end

Occupy DC petition

Did anybody else notice that Obama was at 51% in the daily Rasmussen poll today?

The heat trapped by global warming equals 1 million Hiroshima bombs a day

Mitt Romney Creepily Posthumously Converts Father-in-Law to Mormonism

vibes & prayers needed

Seriously Romney is pounding the Newt in Florida

Obstructing Obama

Right now I would like to see a USED CAR Commercial in Florida

Misguided liberals are playing us all into the hands of the Islamist tyrants

Question/help with computer (laptop)/printer...

Affidavit form for free (Kansas) birth certificates will be online

Paulbots try infiltrating the Democratic Underground.

Curse those damn hippies for doing this to me!

About alerting threads in The DU Lounge.

Canada’s Labor Movement Digs in for ‘PATCO Equivalent,’ as Lockouts Drag On

Thoughts on death and an afterlife.

The false economy of the London 2012 Olympics

Alinsky and Gingrich—separated at mirth? Alinsky's son speaks

"So that's what happened to Seamus."

Reagan’s Road to Climate Perdition

Mitt believes in America!

John Kuhn on Education Funding in Texas: There is a Hole in the Bucket

Awesome! VA State Senator(D) attempts to add Viagra-type amendment to GOP abortion ultrasound bill

Boehnhead says the GOP will attach the Keystone pipeline to the infrastructure bill if necessary

Obama ignores marijuana question at YouTube event

Hindus, Sikhs, Muslims Blast Rick Santorum On 'Equality' Comment

Found in Wisconsin: Dear Reince, Can you get Sarah Palin for us?

14th Amendment Doesn't Apply in Bribery Scheme

Forbes op ed- amazingly- BLASTS the WSJ over climate bias

ABC/Washington Post has Obama's approval rating at 53%

Snowy owl sightings soar

Heads-Up !!! - Nevada AG Masto Ain't Playin - Re: Foreclosure Settlement

Actor who was Mr. Pitt on 'Seinfeld'(voice of Palpatine in "Star Wars: The Clone wars) dies at 77

Is there some kinda law of physics.....

"Toddlers & Tiaras" mom sues media for sexualizing daughter

Live Town Hall meeting with Alan Grayson.. Anyone got a

State Senator Behind “Don't Say Gay” Bill Refused Service At Restaurant

Japanese auto parts firms to pay US anti-trust fine

A sudden and very sad fall from political power - Matthew Geary found dead in apparent suicide

When Joe Public has a drone.... great footage from a personal drone cam

Under education reform, school principals swamped by teacher evaluations

Dogs sing to sell German cars. Trust me, you'll like it.

Va. Republicans Train Fire on Union Requirements for Public-Works Projects

I'm not ignoring this person

42 Wash. lawmakers ask DEA to reclassify marijuana

In Case You Missed This... Bwahahahahahahaha !!!

The Most Technologically Secure Super Bowl Ever

Once and for all : Reuters/Ipsos Internet polls are RUBBISH (Sorry EarlG.)

Willie Nelson performs to support Dennis Kucinich

Why the American dream could come to an end

Check out this strange-looking dog in the Bark Park yesterday!

Holy Cow! Go ahead, try to tell me big pharma isn't screwing us over.

Keystone XL oil pipeline given legislative backing by 44 US senators

self delete

Abortion propoganda, and appropriate response.

Argh . . . . . when the search is over, the object of the search always turns up.

and I had such high hopes

Just started using my DU journal. Link is here for those interested. Tell me what you think.

'I'm going to destroy America and dig up Marilyn Monroe': British pair arrested in U.S. on terror...

For those that no longer visit R/T,

San Francisco Chronicle: Building BART cars overseas adds insult to cost

San Francisco Chronicle: Building BART cars overseas adds insult to cost

TYT: Devastating Obama Memos From White House

Occupy Supply Tent and Laptop Contest - Occupy Supply

Unionworks is Keeping Secrets from D.U.

Populist Movement for Bernie Sanders As Senate Majority Leader

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

The Five Explodes Over Allen West’s ‘Get The Hell Out Of The United States’ Comment

I saw the John Wayne version of "True Grit" the other night

Watch Democracy Now's coverage of Occupy Oakland before you judge

I feel like I'm cheating on Rachel....

uh oh, Pennsylvania General Assembly names 2012 ‘the year of the Bible’

Ashleigh Banfield Grills Sen. David Vitter Over Hookers, Compares His Cheating To Newt Gingrich

Your one-stop-shop for John Doe documents

Is the Google "privacy policy" the most intrusive policy EVER concocted by corporate authoritarians?

Catholic trustees on a collision course with Ontario’s Catholic premier, Dalton McGuinty

Sarah Palin Finally Fulfills Her Godly Purpose Of Destroying The GOP

Occupy Wall Street Journalist Tim Pool Hit By Masked Man Last Night

why is Piers Morgan giving Jack Welch a platform for his Romney love and Obama hate

Rebuttals against liberal Ron Paul supporters.

If you're at a protest, and see people hiding their faces...

How much of Romney's income is actual wages?

"True Grit" the remake *****

Technology encyclopedia site.

God Bless America and others

Billo the Clown threatens Miss Piggy: "You'd better watch it!"

Apartment Complex For Homeless Opens In Charlotte

Grrr... 'The CEO Bankruptcy Bonus' - WSJ

I know tax credits vary by state, but what are the federal incentives for home improvement?

Women for Santorum

Is Mitt Not Corruptible Because He's Rich?........

Better Living Through Permaculture: Inviting Fungus Among Us... Or At Least Among Our Trees

Is a pepperoni slice with the pepperoni taken off still a pepperoni slice?

OK. This is Dynamite. Signing Romneycare, Mitt introduced his "collaborator and friend" Ted Kennedy

Letters of Note: "To My Old Master"

Better Living Through Permaculture: Inviting Fungus Among Us... Or At Least Among Our Trees

18 pit bulls in one house - "the more the merrier"

Are Mormons Christian?

Romantically Apocalyptic

How Mitt Romney’s Mexican-Born Father Was Eligible to be President

Even "Gun Rights" Judge Can't Stomach NRA Extremism

Hmm, I wonder who could have inspired/encouraged this type of discourse?

Now Romney is singing "America the Beautiful" - WaPo article with video

"What if the stock market had declined that much? Think of the adjectives you'd use for that,"

Ruling on Contraception Draws Battle Lines at Catholic Colleges

I didn't realize that the face I watched call Mr. President Captain Scatino is the

The other day when someone posted about the slaughter of pregnant Orangutans over palm oil

HAHAHAHA FUNNY HE USES TELEPROMPTER LIKE RONNIE

Astronomy in a parallel universe

This is so funny! I have to share it with you!

CA Calls needed: Still a chance for CA to pass single payer Health Insurance and CA disclose Act

It wasn't an Agent Provocateur

New Study Ranks Countries on Security of Materials That Fuel Nuclear Arms

Jay Inslee for Governor

Is Modern Finance Ruining Modern Art?

WI recall petition signers threatened with violence.

CA Calls needed: Still a chance for CA to pass single payer Health Insurance and CA disclose Act

Georgia Jury Awards $2.3 Million in Kroger Customer’s Suit

Syria unrest: Clinton and Hague back Arab League plan at UN

Pardoned Mississippi murderer found in Wyoming

Zombie costumes prompt suit against public utility

(Oakland mayor) Quan says she'll call national Occupy leaders

South Mobile students still suffering from spill

Food scarcity is a dangerous myth - Frances Moore Lappé

Oil, gas industry opposes use of word ‘fracking’ for method

Help..For all those in Indiana or coming to Indy for the Super Bowl..If you

Shameless...

Cabot Oil & Gas questions EPA plans to test water wells in Pennsylvania

How the Wealthy Use the Government to Stay Rich and Get Richer

It's that kind of night

(Calif.) State fines maker of 'Brazilian Blowout' product

Gary Johnson calls for repeal of the Patriot Act...

Food Crisis as Drought and Cold Hit Mexico

College Says It Exaggerated SAT Figures for Ratings

Colorado Lawsuit Challenges Wisdom of Ballot Box

Congress tries again to hand president a line-item veto

France upends NATO's exit strategy in Afghanistan

The Death Of Bipartisanship - Politico

Senators push for bill to approve Keystone pipeline

Vaunted Lounge Vibes please!! My sister is going in for a kidney/liver transplant right now!

Michelle Obama Buys $50,000 in Lingerie with Food Stamps

Newt Goes After Moderator of Debate at Del Boca Vista, Phase II

Obama confirms Pakistan drone strikes

Obama says he will help unemployed engineer find job during video 'hangout'

Trade Protest Is Planned on Eve of a Chinese Leader’s Visit

So did Bradley Manning fall into a black hole over Christmas holidays?

Pythons linked to Florida Everglades mammal decline (BBC)

What is the GCC up to in Syria?

Conservative Media Recklessly Distort Volt Safety

Sarah Palin's facebook page is pretty funny

Puppy Tubes

Calexico & Friends Festival En El Barrio

Seven detained over China river cadmium spill (BBC)

Catholic Churches Evangelize Against Obama En Masse - RawStory

Perfect gift for someone with Kindle

More than 21,000 Kaiser Permanente Caregivers to Strike Statewide on January 31

Information on a recent round of up close, personal death threats to a Honduran journalist,

Rejected for “derogatory references to fossil fuels”

Is he a Dem or Rep? You decide!

Religious Leaders Thank Obama For Pro-Choice Birth Control Decision

Clovis teacher accused of recording child molestation on cellphone

Action Alert: Death Threats to Honduran Journalist & Her Children

Feds: Megaupload files may be deleted this week

Last PPP daily tracking poll before primary: Romney 39%, Gingrich 31%, Santorum 15%, Paul 11%

How 'Europe' became a dirty word in the US election (BBC)

It's apostrophe's

Why isn't Rocky Anderson running for Senate?

Mayor: East Haven, Connecticut, police chief to retire amid controversy

Los Gatos shorts: West Valley cities to discuss paper/plastic bag ban.

Saved from trash:Photo album of fascinating WWII portraits of African-American troops in Europe

Small Earthquake Rattles Wisconsin/Illinois Border

'No abuse charges' for Haiti's Baby Doc Duvalier (BBC)

Is there anyone less sincere than Mitt Romney?

Anyone into making Indian food?

Homeland security and economic growth are linked, Napolitano says

Proposal extends medical leave to veterans' families

U.N. to consider call for Syrian president to step down By the CNN Wire Staff

Locked instead of Moved?

Murdoch enlists Daily Mail in desperate attempt to shore up debunked WSJ climate piece

How can we save Syria? By ABDUL RAHMAN AL-RASHED

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