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Archives: January 5, 2012

NBC's Super Bowl ads sell out at record prices: $7,000,000 a minute

Fire union bad-faith suit dismissed

It's time to prune my roses

Did President Obama overstep his Constitutional authority? NY Times on recess appointment of CFPB h

Ron Paul & Dennis Kucinich gop ticket. This article from Wasthingot Post 2day.

We are ALL atheists, some just a little bit more than others...

Gay San Francisco couple wins deportation reprieve

As U.S. Supreme Court Prepares to Hear Oral Arguments in Coleman v. Maryland Court of Appeals (FMLA)

Wait, no, really -- the BEST part of The Doggie Sunglasses Concession speech was

Barack Obama Action Figure -- Collectors Set Edition!


Alan Grayson:Rick Santorum is Wrong

Alton Brown (mostly) retires "Good Eats"

Hillary Clinton For Vice President

Tonight on Countdown

Pentagon to unveil plan guiding big spending cuts

Hold Justice Clarence Thomas accountable!

Respectable Businessman "Allegedly" Rapes 15-year-old Girl>

BRAVO RON PAUL (I have often said 20% sane)

8Th-Grader Killed By Texas Police Had Pellet Gun

Why the Real Winner In the Iowa Caucuses Is the Big-Money Super PAC

i want to give a .........

just wondering if you need a "star" to be a host

New Hampshire GOP Bill Mandates That New Laws Find Their Origin In 1215 English Magna Carta

Why Bother To Talk Or Discuss Things

REpukes want "less government" but want to outlaw birth-control and be more involved with women's


CWA: President Obama’s Leadership in Making Recess Appointments Ends Senate Gridlock

'Rick Santorum's homophobic frothing,' by Dan Savage, in The Guardian

I think headline writers are behind the surge

Just adlemuring the view

Could I have your attention please...will the parties who stole our country...

Someone put a heckuva lot of effort into this video!

Beautiful (Isle of) sunset Skye

Family values

Thank Pres. Obama

I, Obamus

Lessons from Iowa's Evangelicals

"I support President Obama's appointment today of Richard Cordray to head the CFPB"

REQUEST: Pin the damn "Report bugs here" thread!

Recessing the Republican Block Party!

NAACP blasts Santorum for targeting blacks in entitlement reform

NO, Newt...the "founding fathers" were probably rolling spliffs and livelying up themselves.

Rick Santorum Compares ‘Social Welfare Programs’ Like Medicaid To Fascism In Iowa Speech

Romney Lands With A Thud in New Hampshire

Is The OWS Movement Too Nice?

Healing Energies

DU3, as expected, isn't just hostile toward atheists.

Rand Paul

Bye, bye, batshit (sung to the tune of Bye, bye, Blackbird).

Americans Too Fat To Fight “War On Terror”

i think my old suburban would make a fine chicken coop.

A Full Sky Aurora Over Norway

Hey--- check it out.

Court orders Wisconsin GOP to come clean on redistricting documents

Privatization: the crucial first step to getting things done

self delete --sorry wrong place

Paul Supporter Likely Violated Military Conduct Code

Congratulations To Mitt Romney...

Guilty Pleasure--Confession Time

It's the economics, stupid

What have you been mistaken for in your life? In highschool people thought I was a lesbian.

The second season of "Justified" is in the video stores tonight. Somebody got there before I did.

Drug gives rats booze-guzzling superpowers

(ECHO) (ECHO) (ECHO) Keith's back for 2012!!! (12) (12) (12)

Bachmann's 'poygnant' bail-out speech

Ed about to take a trip down memory lane with Version Two of the ReTHUG

Michael Best attorney conduct at issue in WIS. Supreme Court justice Gableman dust-up

Crazy Shit

President Obama made 3 recess appointments..

Bomb blasts hit northern Nigeria

Two men sentenced in race-based 1993 murder that shook Britain

The Iowa Derby: In the Final Lap Rick Santorum Comes From Behind... from Catholic Online

The President and Mrs. Eason's Sweet Potato Pie

Picking Romney because he is more "electable" against Obama will backfire on Republicans

Rape is a National Issue, Okay?>


Isn't it ironic that Santorum is number 2?

Boy Critical After Tiger Attack At Zoo

"Conservative Analyst" E.D. Hill Anchors CNN's Straight News Programs

In Numberology, what does 156 mean?

Giffords to attend Jan. 8 vigil at UA

A federal judge on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit challenging the legalization of medical marijuana i

Joseph Smith is 8 votes more powerful than Jesus Christ!

Staying awake: Notes on the alleged decline of reading By Ursula K. Le Guin

Irreverence isn't bigotry, because ideas and beliefs are not people.

Hey, the angry smiley is stuck over at DU2.


“Any hope that the Obama administration would roll back the constitutional excesses of George Bush..

Another male sports idol thread...

Seperated at birth?

Drug Movies

A few things Santorum currently says he didn't say...

These motherf*ckers!!! I'm not a violent person...

Had you P.I.L. today?

Rediculous auto cat rectal

Noam Chomsky talks with Afghan Youth Peace Volunteers

My A-political hubby asked tonight "why would anyone be against everyone having health care"

Gorgonzola mac 'n cheese. I'm just saying!!!

Replacing milk protein

Hilarious!!: Rick Santorum’s nephew endorses Ron Paul

Canada-Honduras Trade Deal On Track, Critics Decry Worsening Rights Situation

Henry, the very rude, Bactrian Camel - pics

Escaping the Inequality Trap

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseekers Check In!!

Canada-Honduras Trade Deal On Track, Critics Decry Worsening Rights Situation

Turn on Rachel right fucking now! Talking about Santorum's cover-up of Ensign affair!!

What is the best Atheist Book you have read?

A bitter fight shaping up in 'mean' South Carolina

This is totally disrespectful to the President but...

We need a group host so that we can change the SoP

Bradley Manning’s Own Defense Appears To Concede He’s No Hero

Tell us about Rick Santorum

Newt "may not tell the truth this week."

I keep getting that you shouldn't be getting this message

Newt Gingrich Calls Romney A "Liar"


911 Tells Mom 'Do What You Have To Do': Okla. Mom Sarah McKinley Kills Intruder Justin Martin

It's been a TOUGH couple of days for Republicans. I wonder how Boehner's been coping?

Let's talk about cheerleaders

Vegans Muscle Way Into Bodybuilding

I'd rather watch Spongebob Squarefuckingpants than listen to this crap for how many more months?

'Citizens United' Backlash: Montana Supreme Court Upholds State's Corporate Campaign Spending Ban

Went through a whole bunch of photos

A food you like that other people find so disgusting...

New Hampshire Lawmakers Call For Investigation Into Obama's Ballot Eligibility, Citizenship

Anyone have pet insurance?

Was out with my nephew on Monday......

Type II Diabetic here.........

Grizzlies lose Zach Randolph, identity

Your tax dollars at work: Deporting 14 y.o. African Americans who speak to no Spanish to Columbia

What tv commercial do you love, love, love? I love the champix/chantix stop smoking commercial with

Luiz Inacio Lula Da Silva, Brazil Former President, Undergoes Radiation For Throat Cancer

OK, then...Outstanding.

If you're not gettin' enough sugar from your SO, drink one of these FAST and commence to burpin'.


British seamen:

Mr. Fluffers lives by the adage -- "December 25th... NEVER forget!!!"

When MFM teases Kali, he's really diverting attention away from the monkey on his OWN back.

Luiz Inacio Lula Da Silva, Brazil Former President, Undergoes Radiation For Throat Cancer

Sometimes MFM drowned his sorrows in drink -- a beartender his only friend.

Ron Paul.

Man Gouged Out Uncle's Eyes in Fight Over Remote: Cops

Barack Obama won the Iowa Caucus with 98%. "Uncommitted" got 2%.

Venezuela doubles predicted economic growth in 2011

Wow! Did you see that strip on the goal line and return for a TD by WVU???

Florida Bill Would Make Abortion A Felony With A Maximum Sentence Of Life In Prison

Poor Molly

NAACP blasts Santorum for targeting blacks in entitlement reform

Can we have a Tab for Greatest Page?

Robbery, Birth, Burglary Start New Year for Miami Woman

2011 Worst Police Misconduct Video of the Year Reader’s Poll

Man charged after driving with 3 tires, cops say

President Obama is in positive job approval on Gallup's Daily Tracking

Sativex revenues for 2011: £29.6 million

'Edith and Carolyn': unlikely callers of Iowa vote

How does one give a heads up to the MIRT?

Anyone from PA? Need to ask a question about city taxes now being collected by the state

Give slim kids higher marks, says French diet guru

US passes 100% debt to GDP

A hauntingly beautiful love song you've never heard before.

Officials seek information on monk seal killing on Kauai

How Wall Street reform is working for you

BP fund halts payments to spill victims pending clarification

Debunking The GOP’s Power Grab Meme: Obama’s Made Only 29 Recess Appointments

I thought the LA arsonist was a psychopath. I was wrong. He is autistic. Really strange.

How much favorable media was there 4 years ago?

The Big One for Sanctumrectum: Holy Crap!

2012 Iowa Caucus: The President's Live Stream to Caucuses Around the State - video

What is wrong with McCain's face?

The Answers

How are CS alerts in the restricted forums handled?

If you are disappointed in Obama you may be falling for the Republican's ploy.

Navy Pilot Killed Self in San Diego Triple Murder-Suicide

Here is a sticky post to the old AWPS on DU2 for archives:

Critic Calls Montana Ruling on Corporate Campaign Contributions an ‘Act of Defiance’

I am Afraid

South Carolina Tea Partiers Wish Romney Would Just Go Away

Cuds we take a break frum tawking abowt da Republican Candidates? - lolcat pic

President Obama Speaks on Appointing Richard Cordray / FULL Ohio Rally video (22:22 minutes)

What Makes People Vote Republican?

Should Student Loans be Dischargeable in Bankruptcy ?

Just a simple soup tip

The Path to Persia Brookings Institute for regime change in Iran

Blood in my Eyes for You: The Deep Progressive Love for the Laureate's "Industrial Killing Machine"

2012 is off to a brutal, bloody, and violent start

What is the simpliest dinner you can make that would still be considered a decent meal?

Landslide kills 25 in southern Philippines

There is something wrong with these links and I have no idea what it is.

Perry goes birther on Facebook.

Obama vs. Congress: There Is No More Compromise

The "Trickle-down" theory

Jon Stewart is about to have a feast n/t

Researchers report the best-yet AIDS vaccine in monkeys

Will democrats have any super pac money ready for 2012?

Just a break from teh stupid (dial-up warning)

Please tell me they don't play Coldplay so much back in the States

Uh oh... Rick Santorum's Google problem is slipping in the search results. You know what to do...

Researchers Study Nasal Administration of Bionor Pharma's Therapeutic HIV Vaccine

The Orange Bowl is not sold out???

Pit bull attacks and kills Chihuahua

I recall there was a lot of discussion of e-cigs before we switched to D3

GOP World: New state (of Michigan) tax rules good for business -- Some residents will pay more

Wikipedia collects record $20 million in latest fundraiser

WTF??? a 14 year old **American** girl is deported to Bogata and is now in jail there??????

Kittehs iz luv

U.S. Customs denies Canadian man's iPad border tale

Whoa! "Santorum Exposed" has some great research on Frothy

Abreme la puerta!

You are now permitted to accuse someone of being a paid troll on DU.

Found A Santorum Website

Iowa and Beyond: For the Tea Party GOP “Common Sense” Racism is the Road to the White House

Recess Appointments by President: From Reagan to Obama.

Oh, My! The DU wayback machine has a great piece on Santorum

How a Radical Leftist Became the FBI's BFF

Mourners at mass funeral of 35 Kurds killed in botched jet bombing blast Turkey PM

Being Good Neighbors to Syria’s Opposition By: David HaIrvri

How dare you pugs think you can come over here and fucking talk about Mr. President like he is dirt

Wisconsin's Overpass Light Brigade: Visible Resistance and Bridges

Exposed: A Spammer Fooled MSM & America with Edited NDAA Video

Army Reservist In Hot Water Over Ron Paul Speech

Syrian uprising raises the specter of sectarian war

I am watching the most amazing video about the Depression.

Chris Gregoire, Washington Governor, Announces Support For Gay Marriage Bill

When turkeys go bad! (for Skittles)

(Japan) Anti nuclear town councilor died in undetermined manner

31 dead in Mexico prison knife brawl

Crazy Rick accuses the president of "un-American activities" & nobody thinks to ask WHAT activities?

Santorum: I didn't say 'black' people, I said 'bleurgh'!

Thank you, thank you Texas, for ruby red GRAPEFRUITS!

God is hilarious

West Virginia RAN OVER CLEMSON in Orange Bowl!!!

Into Great Silence

More on OWS doing what some folks understand as political

Letterman: "When did the Republican party become the party of the unstable?"

A friend posted that Bachmann was a "MILF"

Video of Rachel Maddow's segments re: Rick Santorum/John Ensign SEX SCANDAL 1/4/12 and 6/15/11

News discussion about NDAA

FAX software

Norway killer Breivik is 'not psychotic', say experts (BBC)

My very favorite song of all time.

Decent health care protects/saves more lives than guns. - a DU3 public service announcement

Olbermann in a Clash at New Job

ObamaCare’s Hidden Trigger Paves The Way For Single Payer

Toons: A Mad Lib Odyssey, Iowa Provocations, World-Class Manure Spreader and More. - 1/4/12

Let's talk about the Lions' Kevin Smith

Praiseworthy provisions of Canada's charter

Mikey Steele trying his best to dilute GOP loss with moot shit....on TRMS...not selling

How does one check for duplicates on latest breaking besides checking the first page? Thanks.

I have a confession to make. I shook Gov. Romney's hand, and I thought he was a swell guy.

What devices are you guys using to stream movies?

if the news folks sat around for months discussing a handfull

The next GOP Debate Reality Show will be this Saturday, January 7th

Rick Santorum, Working-Class Hero or Free-Market Fanatic?

Anybody want to buy some candy vending machines?

Should I watch Revenge?

Religion: History's very first panopticon.

Exposed: A Spammer Fooled MSM & America with Edited NDAA Video

I'm a multiracial woman, of primarily African descent and I an VERY happily

How does one get a jury to look into a locked thread? Thanks

Is Obama moving left for the campaign?

WVU just crushed Clemson 70-33 in the Orange Bowl.

"Romney won the bar fight, Santorum is drinking the free drinks and Newt Gingrich is

Finally! The FDA Restricts Use of Antibiotics in Livestock (update 2)

Rick Santorum on Certainly Not Newz: I didn't say 'black people', I said 'bleurgh'

President Obama's recess appointment today: Why there'll likely be no legal challenge

'Standing Up for Consumers', by Richard Cordray

I had trouble getting DU3 to work tonight. DU2 worked, with some problems.

Pot smoking not tied to middle-age mental decline

A little political humor

Philly's all a-twitter about not THAT Santorum...

THe President is preparing another recess appointment to the NLRB. Yahoo, President Obama! nt

State senator Margarita Prentice to retire

Governor Chris Gregoire announces support for full marriage equality in 2012

Agent Orange is now allowed in Corn- approved in Dec

Thank You Cenk Uygur


In Dire Health

Some Classic DNC Toons on Why We Need to Be Strong


So Scott Beason is thinking of running against Spencer Bachus

Adios until 2013.

Factory Closing Bad News for Small Missouri Town

Said on the TeeVee

White House Announces Summer Jobs Initiative

Jon Stewart's review segment regarding cable news' coverage of (and) the GOP Iowa Caucus - video

Bridal shop threw out formal gowns despite charities' request

john boehner coloring book

This is all very least we have another new word coined, to follow "Santorum":

Bachmann is now up for hire as a consultant

Olbermann in a Clash at New Job

attempted to post a comment after taking a break for a couple of days -

Scientists' new time masker creates invisibility

Water is not wet ....says US Supreme Court.

Romney Family Files: Fled to Mexico Due to a Polygamy Ban..

Some fun facts for National Trivia Day:

Eugene Robinson: Search and Destroy Mission

Rachel: Mitt gets 1/3 and the other 2/3 are split between two completely different candidates. Hmmm

Luckovich Toon - The Romney Bandwagon

Afghanistan: US press withdraws

The Constitution isn't good enough but the Magna Carta is?

Assisted suicide should be legal, says major report to parliament

Obama to unveil strategy for slimmed-down military

While neck and neck with Romney at Iowa, Santorum has far lead on Google

Team of Japanese scientists discovers insulin-resistant protein

Morning Joe is positively oozing with Santorum.

Suggestions for my first Nook Book?

Surfers Paradise Lost as China’s $259 Boards Threaten Aussie Manufacturers

USA ( the LA) Arson Suspect Also Faces German Fire Probe

TPM: Here’s What Romney’s Unreleased Tax Returns Almost Certainly Hide

GOP has intentionally made itself into a white people's party

Flashback: Rick Santorum exploits Terri Schiavo on Fla. fundraising trip

Most pets didn’t return to Olathe shelter after their Christmas ‘vacations’

Labor Board Sides with L.A. Toll Group drivers in Struggle to End Sweatshop Conditions

Clandestine drones: Obama administration’s critical tool

Mitsubishi to start selling solar PV wall material in 2013

Question about "mark as read" function

Fox News Takes Center Stage in Primaries

Chernobyl and Fukushima meltdowns prompt cooperative agreement on aftermath

The Mountain Dew Defense

Obama could have crushed the right wing

Panasonic reorganizes business fields, places more focus on energy-related biz

Living with the fallout of Fukushima: As radiation fears persist, ties unravel in society

Votes for sale

When using the "search" function...

Dammit, Obama didn't "pick a fight with Republicans", he acted to protect the American People...

USA Today: Sebelius: In defense of health care law's 'essentials'

transparency rocks! why not transparency for jurors, for god's sakes?? eom

Iraq bombings leave scores dead

Zambrano traded to the Marlins

Brockton Councilor-at-large Jass Stewart mulling run for state rep. against Geraldine Creedon

You know Sarah---once those looks go, all that will be left is..........

Burma approves Suu Kyi's party for election

Has Romney released his birth certificate?

The Absolute Moron’s Guide to the New Military Detention Laws

Colorado woman accused of damaging $30 million painting

I’m not sure I’d vote for anyone he endorses.”

What If Obama Loses? Imagining the consequences of a GOP victory.

SHAMELESS starts this weekend on Showtime - That means it FIONA time!!!

Dallas teen missing since 2010 was mistakenly deported

Here comes the MSM Santorum-Pukefest: Sleeveless and V-Necked, Santorum’s Sweaters Are Turning Heads

Egypt Prosecutor: Mubarak Responsible For Killings

Arab League ‘seeking UN help for Syria mission’

Illegal Weapons Captured in Judea and Samaria

Jobless-claims data improves again

Subliminal Message In Rose Bowl Parade

Seattle Area High School Students Walk Out Of Class To Protest Education Cuts (PHOTOS)

Why Placebos Work Wonders

DU3 stole my joy!

Occupy Wall Street has changed the national conversation

How would Santorum react to this?

No political message intended in Wisconsin marching band's Rose Parade performance

Tihomir is ready to go home {heart wrenching pics}

OK, now how weird is this???

What should we do madinmaryland if he keeps posting this picture?

ADP: Private Employment increased 325,000 in December

Go Away, Daddy! The Revolting Bob Parsons and His Toxic Internet Empire

Placebo Effect

Now you see it, now you don't. Time/Invisibility Cloak Created

Why You Can Be Branded a Terrorist for Fighting Animal Abuse

The Cruel Manipulation of American Democracy Continues

Twelfth researcher complains about religious right distortion of her work

France’s minister for European affairs: EU transaction tax ‘in law by year end’

NDAA, SOPA and 40,000 other oppressive laws to take effect in 2012 - RTNews

Public Truths vs. Private Truths

BTW - I hope to never again hear that Michele Bachmann was born in Iowa

"Do it right. Be serious about it. If you decide to do this, don't embarrass me."

Capitalism Is The Crisis (full documentary)

China’s Solar PV Players Ramp Up Overseas Investments

The Nonsense Problem

Austrian Economics Is Mumbo Jumbo Economics

Santorum and Opus Dei

Mitt Romney, Student Protester--protesting against anti-war protesters

TYT: Cenk mocks Newt 'amateur paleontologist' Gingrich

A Flowchart for Choosing Your Religion - Where do you fit in?

“Newt the Destroyer“

Why "yes, but" is the wrong answer to questions of misogyny

BBC: Raising retirement age results in no government savings

Happy Birthday, Commodore 64! Here's Why You're Still Better Than a Mac Pro

New Hampshire's GOP Climate Hawks Caught On Tape

GOPers have difficult time fielding high office Candidates ..WHY? Its because their bag is EMPTY

Is Karl Rove pushing Perry to continue campaigning? If so, what sinister motives does he have?

People Want Transit-Accessible Housing, But Will They Be Able To Afford It

The high art of disenfranchisement

Santorum: Leftists who hate Christendom have given the Crusades a bad rap

OMFG: Luke Russert is now an "expert" according to Chuckie Todd...

Ian "Hello Scottie, this is David Koch" Murphy's LAST CHANCE TO SIGN / RECALL WALKER TOUR

Todays trade

The real Santorum is a frothy mixture of self-interest, loose ethical standards & devotion to the 1%

decentralized people power: what OWS can learn from south africa's united democratic front

MFM had the skillz to combine his love of board games, pizza and the occassional drink.....

Major difference between Dems and Repubs in presidential elections

Missouri Library Blocks Access to Websites about Wicca, Native American Religion

Is Heroism of 9/11 Police Cadet being Slighted because of His Muslim Name?

McCain’s revealing answer on Arizona and immigration: "AZ, CO, NM, Even TX Will ALL Be In Play"

Why is Coca-Cola Supporting Africa’s Last Royal Dictator?

Minn. has a nuke plant event

DON'T YA JUST love stuff like this?

Photo-Sharing Site Need not Self-Police

"Romney Spars With Occupy Protester"...WHO YA GOT? (VIDEO)

Health Care Group Scorches its Execs

DON'T YA JUST love stuff like this?

So Taliban Rick Santorum Believes States Can Outlaw The Use Of Contraceptives

On this day in 1920,The New York Yankees purchased Babe Ruth from the Boston Red Sox for $125,000.

‘Job-Killing’ EPA Regulations for Chesapeake Bay Will Create 35 Times as Many Jobs as Keystone XL Pi

LOL! 'I Didn't Say BLACK': Santorum Says He 'MUMBLED' During Controversial Speech About Welfare

New vaccine protects monkeys against HIV

New vaccine protects monkeys against HIV

Police: Man had more than 1 million photos of child porn

US commander visits Israel to finalize missile drill

DU Album of the Day: Bruce Springsteen's "Greetings from Asbury Park, NJ"

Are the number of weather-related disasters increasing?

Salma Hayek gets knighted??? For WHAT? For marrying a mega-rich pal of right wingnut Sarkozy?

Rick "Surge" Santorum calls Obama Recess Appointment the act of a "Banana Republic"

"Mitt Romney Doesn't Care About Jobs; He Cares About Money!"

Rough Teacher

"The Grand Strategy Behind Obama’s Recess Appointment" 4 important battles the WH is waging(Updated)

Please Push this Poll (Indiana RTW)

Krugman: Besides Greece and Portugal European economies now in trouble were following sound fiscal

Steel worker who lost 32-year job after Bain Capital takeover discusses "Mitt Romney: Job Creator"

Romney invokes Bachmann's 'crony capitalist' theme

Gawker (gossip website) deems Keith "not worth it" & "Don't hire this man"

Drunk Driver Test? There’s an App for That

Florida was weird as only it can be in 2011

Ron Paul: His anti-interventionist positions can't salvage a reactionary philosophy by Gary Weiss

ETA News Release: Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Report (01/05/2012)

My first blog post of the year and it's a doozy!

The "Party of No Frivolous Lawsuits" plans a frivolous lawsuit against Obama recess appointment

Is there any hope of separating GD from GD(Politics)? I do not like sifting through regular stories

Corbett announces more budget cuts, including another 5% for state-related universities

Why would America need “Indefinite Detention of US Citizens” measures? (Tin Foil Warning)

Drug tests for welfare? Snyder's office says it's too early to tell

The Black Keys: Nickelback helping to kill rock

Women are a Mystery to British Physicist Hawking

Fluorescent rabies virus tracks how experience alters neural circuits

A single fish sells for nearly three-quarters of a million dollars

My Bold Prediction

Indonesians have new symbol for injustice: sandals

On the right: Norm Ornstein: repub party has moved so far to the right a candidate with Reagan's

Manicotti (next time from my grocer's freezer)

Obama Signing Statement: The NDAA Doesn’t Apply To US Citizens

2011: Year of the Tornado

GOP Lawmakers Pass Bill To End Compulsory Education In New Hampshire

Upward wealth redistribution is not a result of the market

Seattle sues attorney over public records request

anyone see the update on maine care?

BBC: Republican Rick Santorum - 'NHS devastated Britain'

Science proves that conservative brains are warped

Polish art student hangs own painting in museum

Just found an official Romney ad on Santorum’s "frothy mix" site

Ron Paul says majority of Americans favors gold standard

Do We Need Health Insurance?


Good resource: Timeline of Personhood Rights and Powers

Shoot! Missed my DU anniversary! Nine years ago yesterday

And then something comes along to remind you of the imbalances in our world:

Obama announces major defense cuts and draw downs on Live TV--live blog

Since I know you're concerned . . .

More Of THIS Please: Obama responds to Romney’s craven defense of his fellow One Percenters

Three reasons to vote for Obama even though he signed NDAA

Patrice Evra what did you just say matey?

DAE believe the only reason Santorum came in 2nd was because it was his 15 minutes?

Longstanding US military policy was to have the ability to fight two land wars simultaneously

NASCAR Driver Apologizes To All the B*****s Who Don’t Think Breastfeeding is ‘Nasty’

Newt Gingrich was once a big fan of the Super Pacs that are taking him down

BBC: Why are towns un-twinning? (usually called 'sister cities' in the US)

Joe Kennedy III will run for Barney Frank's congressional seat

One of the Great things about being old!

Newt Gingrich helped create the super PACs that are taking him down

Pic Of The Moment: McCain Endorses Romney

Santorum: Our Abortion Was Different

Assemblies of God Starts a Church a Day

Need to vent... Just served on a jury that allowed this comment to stand

'Anonymous' targets German far right with

BREAKING NEWS: Wall Street Occupier Confronts Ron Paul (comedy)

Pic Of The Moment: GOP May Sue Over Obama Recess Appointments

Obama unveils plans for pared down military

The Threat of War Against Iran and Syria is Real

Ex-Walker aide arrested (Update) charged with three counts of embezzlement

Colorado woman punches, rubs her buttocks against $30 million painting


The Distance Between Mars and Venus: Measuring Global Sex Differences in Personality

Governor's Son Pickets the Pickets

Peak oil notes - Jan 5

Panetta on TV , lying his ass off..

Peak oil notes - Jan 5

Google ads

Mexico's Grand Warlock Predicts Obama Will Lose

NH: GOP Lawmakers Pass Bill Making Public School Curriculum Optional

The U.S. and Iran Are Already Locked in Economic War

United we stand or divided we become Cannon fodder for the RePig party

Consensus on “I don’t want to make black people’s lives better by giving them somebody else’s money"

Another WTF moment in College Football: 2012 Stanford/Cal game moved to October

Why don't the US and Iran choose dialogue first?

Are men and women the same?

They're Actually Serious

Omar Gonzales on loan at FC Nuremberg

Do jury results no longer contain a link to the post judged on purpose? -Answered: bug

Rude Pundit:Right-Wingers and Obama's Recess Appointments:Now It's Imperial to Just Execute the Laws

Important info re Pres Obama's recess appointments, "Grand Strategy" & why those 4 nominees

This dialog from an interview with Santorum should be played over and over.

Why the ACA is the death knell of for-profit health insurance

Word people- need help. Hyperlinks.

How do you write lyrics?

Nancy Pelosi Intervenes To Stop Deportation, Keep Gay Couple Together

Sweden recognises new file-sharing religion Kopimism

Former astronaut to lead starship effort (BBC)

McClown tells New Hampshire GOP 'wrap it up' and get behind Mitt

I did my own tour of Iowa last month, and made a music video :)

Harder for Americans to Rise From Lower Rungs

Wave of shootings baffle Swedish police

X-37B spaceplane 'spying on China' (BBC) {maybe, maybe not}

New York Governor Urges Mandatory DNA Samples

Melissa Harris-Perry gets Weekend Show on MSNBC

Sweden recognises new file-sharing religion Kopimism (BBC)

Photo ID's

Former Walker aide charged with Child Enticement.

This woman is getting a lot of attention on Youtube.. one can certainly see why!

Do you think this OP represents straight-male privalage?

Climate changing outlook for harp seals (BBC)

Actual voters are mere speed bumps to the press

In the Middle Atlantic, the forecast as far out as it goes, shows no real winter weather in sight.

Concern trolling Krugman

U.S. Companies Added 325,000 Jobs: ADP

Happy Birthday, Hayao Miyazaki!

PA. Senate Democrats to file court appeal against Republican redistricting plan

Time to get back into the stock market

Spend the night with Derek Jeter, get an autographed baseball.

Shovel Ready

Tories and Labour renew backing for GM food crops

Iran Shrugs At Looming EU Ban On Its Oil

George Will on Little Ricky: Republicans Just Want To Have Fun

As U.S. Explores Dialogue with Muslim Brotherhood, Israelis Urge a Tougher Line Against Islamists’

New Message from Matthew

Who Is Richard Cordray? Here’s Why Wall Street Is Afraid of Him

The Pearl Fishers duet by Georges Bizet.

are you guys ready for this? 74 merc comet, 250 straight 6

The Real Welfare Queen

Ponzi Planet The Danger Debt Poses to the Western World

Stephen Hawking at 70: How has he survived so long?

Elizabeth Warren supports Richard Cordray, says Senate Republicans want to undermine agency

Papantonio: Will Voting Machines Steal 2012 Election?

Jonathan Vilma’s ‘asshole tendencies’

Santorum: That’s Latin for Asshole

Doctors in America are harboring an embarrassing secret: Many of them are going broke.

McClatchy invests in company to guard news content ('NewsRight')

Public "progressivism", private disruption (You Could Be Next Part 9)

Senior Syrian official defects over crackdown - story about armed gangs all lies

DU this poll: Did Santorum say 'Black' People or ‘Blah’ People?

How US Policies Fueled Mexico's Great Migration

"Diamond Men". Excellent movie!

Is there a bug,

Matt Damon and Mother Reject Union's Award

Pro-Israel Group Asks For Separate DNC Protest Zones

The New American Dream Has Nothing To Do With Buying A Home

America 'Less Equal...Less Mobile

The Rumors About Bill Clinton Are True

Anyone else seen this stupid post going around facebook

Rick Santorum's Anal Sex Problem

oh my...

Predictions of the future from The Ladies Home Journal in 1900

Separated at Birth?

Santorum sold his soul

Missing Bill Haywood


WHY?---IF You're White It's "YOUR MONEY"---IF You're Black/Brown/Purple-It's "SOMEONE ELSE'S MONEY"

Solar Power Off the Grid: Energy Access for World’s Poor

Arrest made in Florida clinic fire - CNN

Ron Paul Would Allow ‘Open Season’ on Union Organizers

Why do SOME people say things that sound good but don't mean jack? And I don't mean politicians.

MSNBC contributor Melissa Harris-Perry gets weekend show

lmao@ Andrea Mitchell, to GOP recess appointment whiner: "Well, what are you going to do about it?"

Show boat! (More bang for your buck..)

Santorum just said the POTUS has little impact on the economy

Romney's calculating a net number of jobs for Obama, and isn’t calculating a net number for himself

Romney’s New Attack: Obama’s A Chicago-Style Crook!

And now for something completely different.

Damn it.

January 14-16 NPS free entrance days

When a crackpot "science theory" can get nowhere scientifically...

occupy phase II: occupy washington dc builds foundation for the future

Here's my list of questions for the three Republican front-runners

Drummers only. Post a video of a drummer. For your listening pleasure I present the great

What kind of exams??

Three charged in John Doe investigation of Walker aides

What's the difference between Pat Robertson and a Ouija board?

Three charged in John Doe investigation of Walker aides (x-post from GD)

Teacher resigns after nude-photos incident; aide fired for dragging child

3 charged in investigation related to Wis. gov.

Avaaz petition: The great British tax scandal

McManus: Is the tea party over?

Maryland Fusion Center Criminal Use of Police Scanner Apps and

Do Campaigns Predict How a President Will Govern?

Gay Soldier Booed By GOP Gives A Level-Headed Response

Neutrino-hunting underwater telescopes probe origins (BBC)

Pelosi announces immigration decision to defer deportation of gay spouse

If there was a problem, yo, I'll solve it

Rachel Maddow comments on NDAA

Joseph P. Kennedy III, family scion, explores run for Barney Frank’s House seat

ObamaCare = RomneyCare = CommieCare. NO Romney! NO WAY!!

Debian Testing Wheezy (Very Stable so far on my computer, default desktop Gnome 3)

Crazy Plays in Sports... that work!

The 23 Best Countries for Work-Life Balance (We Are Number 23) By Derek Thompson

Jermaine Jones gets 8 game ban for stomp

The Onion: Fracking Causing Earthquakes?

Mitt's Peace Overture to Newt Backfires

Limbaugh is howling like a dog shitting a peach seed...

Damn you autocorrect!!!

The Onion: Obama Openly Asks Nation Why On Earth He Would Want To Serve For Another Term

OH HELL YES! Portscum v. Seattle September 15 on the big network!

Another victim of the drug war.

"The Richard Cordray rollout begins"

getting rid of glass shower doors

If law enforcement wanted to attatch a GPS device to your car

Did the Senate delay GW Bush's recess appointees by going into session just a few minutes in order

Anyone want to talk about cheerleaders?

leopard kitties, squirrels & fox

Motor Pool

Iraq: Good job Prez Bush, well done!

U.S. Whistle Blower Threatened with 35 Years in Prison, Warns of Developing Tyranny

Santorum quotes as New yorker cartoons

With the list of President Obama's policy and political successes growing daily a conundrum

Jon Soltz, Co-Founder and Chair of, just said this about Obama re: military changes:

What's With Rick Santorum's Sweater Vests?

Whenever We Get Single-Payer Healthcare,

"Tower, I have a shark flying at 7,000 ft"

These streaming movies are expiring from Netflix this weekend:

Jets: Scott's obscene gesture 'inappropriate and unacceptable'

Cooking Eggs

Richard Cordray

You shouldn't be seeing this, but if you are, please report it in the Help & Meta-discussion forum.

Ads on top of threads on Home Page

Cain announces "The Solutions Revolutions Bus Tour." Line up early for the best gropings.

Too much fucking drama around here all of a sudden.

Can we see our profiles as displayed to others?

America's Skimpy Minimum Wage

Time to Stop Being Cynical About Corporate Money in Politics and Start Being Angry

Both CNN and NYT run Santorum puff pieces today

Martin Bashir: The Sweater Song to introduce Santorum

Top China airlines to ignore EU carbon tax, body says

What do you think about the woman who shot/killed intruder with 911's permission?

Rick "Surge" Santorum SCHOOLS President Obama on "black people." USA! USA! USA! USA!

Capitalism Is The Crisis (full documentary)

The Washington Monthly: What if Obama loses?

Gay Games IX Will Be Held in Cleveland/Akron

Dallas Police No Longer Responding to Thefts under $50

Secrets of Empire And Self-Deceptions Of Partisans

How do you feel about the yearly SPORTS Illustrated Swimsuit edition?

Obama asks why on earth would he want to serve another term...

OWS now fighting back w/Drones?

The Keiser Report: The Cojones Defense of Jon Corzine

Boredom & empty pockets boost neo-Nazi ranks

Obama $1 Trillion Mortgage Fix Rumor Pushing Bank Stocks

Prosecutor: Expel Arizona Sen. Bundgaard

Study: Romney plan raises taxes on poor families

Weekly Standard E-mail to Subscribers: “Congress to mandate pro-homosexual education?”

Turkey Assures Iran U.S. Radar No Threat To Tehran

Best NY Times correction ever

As suggested - Favorite Misunderstood Song Lyrics. Post yours here

Ron Paul flack talks about the Fed and aliens

Hamas Witnesses Fundamental Changes, But Not Enough To Join Peace Process

Hi, over in the fiction group, we are attempting to start a book discussion group...

1-5-2012 ....... 2:30 pm ............ 46 degrees

One Bashir and a Cupp: Martin Bashir is hosting bottom-feeder Coulter wannabe S.E. right now

Any other Aquarians here?

This is absolutely AWESOME!!!!! "Fishing Under Ice":

I have to wonder if some of these 'weird' jury results...

PHOTOS: The ONLY thing standing between YOU and this Canadian ski lodge is $15 million

Mass. pension board completes Iran divestment

Richard Cordray Appointed: Here’s Why Wall Street is Afraid of Him

CFPB's First Move with a Director in Place: Confront 'Nonbanks'

Florida Republican Introduces Bill Criminalizing Abortion – Calling For Life In Prison

8th-Grader Killed By Texas Cops Had A Pellet Gun (Probably Airsoft)

Wow, wow, wow...Newt Gingrich: 'I will tell black people to demand paychecks instead of food stamps'

Occupy New Hampshire Protester Takes Romney to Task for Declaring "Corporations Are People"

Men for Non-Violence

Router has orange blinking modem light

Santorum to offer free hearing tests for all Americans.

The Courts: The Conservative Takeover Will Be Complete

Cordray:'Real consequences for breaking law-Informants/Whistle-blowers given direct access to us'

Is the President actually taking on the National Security State?

Election 2012: Republican Presidential Primary

Not all in Philly was brotherly love

Michelle is out - looks like Roy will need a new girlfriend.

Petition for a new group

Ugh! I'm sick. Had to leave work in the middle of the day.

From the BOG: John Clayton predicts Redskins will trade up, draft Robert Griffin III

Walker acknowledges there will be enough signatures for recall.

Backslashes in edited posts?

Dogs against Romney

Is this appropriate for a Help Wanted ad?

Boston's T is about to be guTTed

What it's like...

"When he wants another wife, he simply tears up his covenant with his current wife"

“For Men and Not for Property”: Lessons for the President from Theodore and Franklin Roosevelt

"Edit" feature is throwing slash marks into my post

The T is about to be guTTed (x-post from Public Trans group)

Yet another teen has used deadly force to protect his home from intruders.

Whenever I see the words "douchebag" or "douche" these are the first things that come to my mind:

MLS 2012 schedule

15 yards for celebrating in the deep end

Even after massive layoffs and school closing, poor School District is unable to make its payroll

Bank Of America To Pay $335 Million To Settle Countrywide Claims

HuffPo has become the dumping ground for lost freepers. There is an article over there regarding

I look up chords and lyrics for R.E.M. songs ...

Bank Of America To Pay $335 Million To Settle Countrywide Claims

Weird bug I've not seen before.

DU IT! Rick Scott (Jackass-FL) wants to know what he can do to improve Florida on his FB page.

Coming this fall,to a movie theater near you - Atlas Shrugged 2 -Who is John Galt.


(Glenn) County (CA) must put election material in Spanish

Registration for the Jeopardy! contestant test is now open

Latina Moms A Powerful Voting Block in 2012

Latina Moms A Powerful Voting Block in 2012

Thanks for flying Iowa Caucus airlines Michelle Bachmann

Every time I see Santorum I think of "MAIDS WHEN YOU'RE YOUNG NEVER WED AN OLD MAN"

SF cops give up waiting for burglary thief to come down off cliff after 30 hours. He gets away.

NM population over next 100 years on pace to be more urban, Hispanic

Ron Paul Gets Over Double The Donations From Active Duty Military As ALL Other Candidates COMBINED!

Spanish-language Films Attract Columbus (OH) Audiences

Spanish-language Films Attract Columbus (OH) Audiences

R is for Racist. R is for Republican.

'US cooking up new military intervention'

Iowa's lesson for NH is to back the strongest candidate

Study shows that America is a class based society - premium put on college degrees by employers

Gingrich, Perry, Paul Opt To Pay To Get On The D.C. Primary Ballot

Weekly Standard sends out bigoted anti-gay email

Santorum on blah people (not black people)

Citizens United Backlash Grows from Cali. to NYC Urging Congress to Overturn Corporate Personhood

Mitt To The Poor: Pay Up

Romney Tax Plan Adds $600 Billion to Deficit

Vid of Santorum's already-Infamous "Black People" statement

New Report Reviews 10-Year Plan for Federal Program On Climate and Global Environmental Change Resea

TPM - Milwaukee D.A. Announces Charges Against Ex-Walker Aide, Two Others In ‘John Doe’ Probe

Romney’s Tax Plan Gives Millionaires A $150K Tax Cut, Raises Taxes On Low-Income Families

My dog ruptured a ligament.

You've heard of "right to work"?

The Decision Model IP Trap

Got my LSAT score back last night: 157... Hoping to get into FIU in Miami..

(Pakistan) Alternative energy: Consumers increasingly opt for solar power

Ron Paul on Cordray appointment: ‘The president is not a dictator or a king’

interesting read

Raunchy Santorum Sex Jokes Abound

What If Obama Loses? Imagining The Consequences Of A GOP Victory

I went shopping with my one-year-old son today.

Are Obama’s Recess Appointments Unconstitutional? Probably Not

I have to face the fact that I cannot "let nature take its course"

"Girls Gone Wild" is the phrase for today. Modify a thread title to include " Girls Gone Wild".

"SB 590: Your papers, please"

I have a request.

WikiLeaks Backers Lose Bid to Keep Twitter Accounts From U.S. Prosecutors

Romney campaign expect second place finish for Santorum

The AFL-CIO and Colombia

Goodbye to the Brazos River?

The AFL-CIO and Colombia

The 1% has their way with Hollywood's "Water for Elephants"

Why is DUs Album of the day always a Major Label release?

NASA finds Russian runoff freshening Canadian Arctic

Killing Kids is So American

In Romney's backyard, Santorum compares gay marriage to polygamy.

Twelfth Night. Tonight's the night.

The Romney tax plan is awesome

Romney Calls Obama a ‘Crony Capitalist’

The GOP's Weird Obsession With Poor People Not Paying Enough Taxes

Offside or not? Flip a coin!

Robert Scheer: Arms-dealer Obama will win by default

Georgia judge to hear arguments on eligibility of Barack Obama on ballot; Orly Taitz hails decision

Dogs Against Romney in 2012

Rick Santorum: Gay people have gone out on a jihad against him.

Climate Change Models May Underestimate Extinctions, Says UConn Biologist

I got that Bad message again ,I'm here

I met so many people full of the Christmas spirit today!

To think I worried about Cain and Bachmann quitting.

Tennessee Bill: It’s OK To Bully Gay Kids If You’re A Christian Or A Republican.

Matthews just said outlawing sodomy is an invasive policy. Wouldn't it be a non-invasive policy?

Matt Damon and Mother Reject Union's Award

Video shows bus plunging off ‘world’s most dangerous road’

Boy 'tortured and drowned' over witchcraft claims, court told (UK)

Rich that Romney's Coming Out Against Security and Protection of Working and Middle-Class Americans

Guess who

Nothing Short of War

Idaho Anti-Union Laws Rejected

Florida Republican Introduces Bill Criminalizing Abortion – Calling For Life In Prison

Richard Cordray Announces Aggressive Agenda for Consumer Financial Protection Agency

OMG-All I have to say is "WOW!!!"

Hey it's trumad from the Sports forum.

America’s Best Kept Secret: Rising Suburban Poverty

New materials remove CO2 from smokestacks, tailpipes and even the air

LDK Solar Gets $64 Million in China Funding for U.S. Projects

Kansas House speaker calls Michelle Obama "Mrs. Yo-Mama"

New Tech Removes Air Pollutants, May Reduce Energy Use In Animal Ag Facilities

Willard's cuts to "European-style Welfare"

What does it mean when you dream about a Ford Fairlane?

New York Nudging Into Solar Leader Status

Who is this lying POS on Tweetie?

Manufacturing Is Surprising Bright Spot in U.S. Economy

MFM was caught Tebowing...

Texas Payday Lenders Face New Rules, Scrutiny

Iran clamps down on internet use

Reports: Olbermann Clashing with Current TV

So Long Rick Perry

New-age art critic pisses on $30 million painting

Is it possible to access (or how) old bookmarks that have been archived in DU2? n/t

Santorum Walks Back "Man on Dog" Comments

China's largest offshore wind energy farm now online

(Olmert) Former Israeli Leader Indicted on Bribery Charge

How many photographic devices do you own?

Santorum Booed in New Hampshire While Discussing Gay Marriage

Rick Santorum Defends Interview Linking Homosexuality To 'Man On Dog' Sex In Interview (VIDEO)

What is with the whole "monkey pancakes" meme?

If I concentrate, I can absolutely see

Reddit co-founder: Anti-piracy bill will ‘obliterate an entire tech industry’

Perry calls Iowa a 'quirky place' with 'a loosey goosey process' after finishing fifth

Mitt Romney Gets Pwned by Occupier at New Hampshire Town Hall

Diversity urged at UC Berkeley engineering school

Re: Jury selection process.

Sites identified as potential Latino national parks

Long time Anchor and trusted reporter dies of Breast Cancer at 47. RIP Kim Setty

Secrets of Empire And Self-Deceptions Of Partisans

Yoo: Recess Appt: NO---Torture: YES

Wisconsin: Judge tells GAB to try to remove fake names from recall petitions

Checkmate! Looks like Pres Obama may have set the GOP up before making the 4 recess appointments

Best Local News Bloopers of 2011

Never a dull moment on the NYC subway

I got the yellow bar "shouldn't be seeing this" after posting a new OP.

''Some type of computer glitch'' gave Romney Iowa victory.

12 Reasons You'll Be Hearing More About the Commons in 2012

Senator's bill would cap CSU presidents' salaries

Report Identifies Health, Environmental Issues, … if Virginia Lifts Ban on Uranium Mining

What Is Epsilon?

Stephen Hawking to turn 70, defying disease

Religious groups meet in Harlem, form group to oppose NYPD surveillance

From Charles P. Pierce: Rick Santorum's Mortal Sin in the Terri Schiavo Case

Wisconsin: Starting now, state worker's families to pay more for medical care

Between Radiation And New Free-Trade Pact, Japan's Remaining Family Farmers In Serious Trouble

Saying Thief in an Email May Have Been Libelous

As Permafrost Melt Accelerates, Siberia's Fossil Bone Industry Expanding Rapidly - NBC

women. i have just got to reduce it to YEA.... i love my man

Gov Brewer Can't Throw a Wrench in Arizona's Medical Marijuana Law

The South Carolina caucus is 1/21 and the President's SOTU is on the 24th. The timing

Federal Judges Scorch Wisconsin

China's Top Four Airlines Refuse To Pay Carbon Fee To Use EU Airports - Guardian

Yo dawg I heard you like threads in Meta.

Dad Blames Florida for Girl's Death by Python

Santorum Insists On Comparing Marriage Equality To Polygamy In Heated Exchange With Students

Might some of the stalwarts of the education forum---

RCMP Advises All Manitoba Bodies Of Water Unsafe; Ice Roads On Hold, Grass Fires Close Calgary Hwy

Fees often added to customers’ payments

Death Rate Of Harp Seal Pups In Maritime Canada "Dramatic"; Whole Year-Classes May Disappear - AFP

Newt: African Americans Should Get Off Food Stamps, Demand Paychecks

Noam Chomsky - Institutions vs People: Will the Species Self Destruct - Parts 1-3

One Year

Breaking: Santorum discovers a new race - The Blah People!

Record TX Drought, Record Year For Weather Disasters In 2011 & Network Climate Coverage Down By 50%+

Tiny wires could usher new computer era

Andrew Wakefield sues BMJ for claiming MMR study was fraudulent

US pressured Spain to implement online piracy law, leaked files show

Why Scott Walker should be recalled...

Police: Father forced autistic children to smoke synthetic marijuana

2011 Second-Highest Year On Record For Florida Manatee Deaths From Cold, Motorboats

They're Actually Serious

Migraineurs? Headache Sufferers?

"go straddle a norwhale you chlorinated gene pool"

Are Teen Safe Sex PSAs Too Controversial?

Comcast charged me $99 to install a modem at our new home