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Archives: January 6, 2012

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BP ordered to boost safety after Norway probe(fire last July at the North Sea Valhall platform)

A Hypotheical Situation

For those that have read all of the James Patterson, Alex Cross novels...

Can a Juror's comment be nominated for a DUzy?

The Messenger

Paul Krugman: Bain, Barack, and Jobs

Pat Buchanan seems to quietly have disappeared from MSNBC (he he he). I wonder why? nt

The Last of Us

Soldier asks for reduction of 10-year sentence for rape of Korean girl

A little solo acoustic guitar for ya, if you like this sort of thing.....

After Santorum Left Senate, Familiar Hands Reached Out

A paradox of the parties

How US Policies Fueled Mexico's Great Migration

Miami Vice a ground breaking series...Love Don Johnson...

Epic weather, epic costs. epic fail

Why is the media pretending not to know why we're having record-high temperatures?>

Steve Benen: A Misguided Appeal For A Moderate Mitt

3 quakes right underneath Fukushima nuke plant

Toons: Sweater Vest, A Clean Break-Up, Strait of Hormuz Jacket and More. - 12/5/12

Rachel Maddow coming up on the Jimmy Fallon Show on NBC after the break


Has anyone tried to get a small business loan through the V.A.?

The most extensive analysis of any drug in the history of mankind

200 million people use illegal drugs; what is the toll on health?

my girls....

Any"Coast to Coast A.M. " fans here?

Look at this insanity: Libertarianism, from A to Z (Bribery)

Why anti-Semitism is moving toward the mainstream - Alan Dershowitz

GOP race ballot access clusterf***

Sexual Economics: Sex as Female Resource for Social Exchange in Heterosexual Interactions

Tweak in Rule to Ease a Path to Green Card

At what point will Prez Obama send in the Federal Marshalls and FBI to OccupyUSA?

Pakistani man sentenced for conspiring to smuggle member of Taliban into U.S.

Scott Walker ordered transfer of control of veterans event funds (A tasty John Doe morsel)


Jon Stewart Is Baffled By Conservative Outrage Over Obama Recess Appointment - video

Ficano consultant's contract expired before he was fired

Ooooh. VERY nice feature change - 'response to [username]'

Wayne County: Contracts often begin before commission approves them

The Rumors About Bill Clinton Are True

Ron Paul Supporters Release Racist Ad Depicting Jon Huntsman As Maoist Soldier - video

Filipino father admits burning son after discovering three children were gay

Former tennis star Margaret Court “does not hate homosexual people”

Chief Justice John Roberts' Defense Of Supreme Court Ethics Doesn't Soothe Critics


Mike Malloy - Conversations Between God & Pat

Mike Malloy - Mitch The Hypocrite

Mike Malloy - Sick Santorum: "Marriage Prevents Poverty...Unless You Are Gay"

Yeah, no.

Obama rule would let undocumented stay in U.S. during application

Mike Malloy - Rick Santorum’s Top 10 Most Outrageous Campaign Statements

DOJ Is Sorry If Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s Feelings Were Hurt When They Disclosed His Civil Rights Abuses

Obama appointments could trigger court test case

Join and Participate in Groups!

In Act of Defiance, Democrat Stalls Obama Choice for Court......Time to vote his butt out

Iran to hold new naval drill near strait of Hormuz

xkcd 1000!

Beijing backtracks on pollution data after outcry

Breathtaking Natural Landscapes Carved into Vintage Books

"Obamacare" In Action

President Obama: Reject the Institute of Medicine's skimpy health plan prescription!!

Obama rule would let undocumented stay in U.S. during application

I wonder if these gingerbread men taste like pepper...

Jamaica will become a republic, new prime minister vows (Grauniad)

Russian Chief of Staff: Risk of Nuclear War Increasing

Interesting, Charter schools are hurting more by State funding delay.

Discovery Advances for Texas Redistricting Trial

Doctors going broke

Missing cat returns with no memory of lost days

Feuer and Blumenfield’s Divest From Iran Act Goes Into Effect (California)

Fourth-generation Kennedy considers political life

Nutrition Doesn't Explain Right-Wing Attacks On Michelle Obama

He's like a freight train with Stickem


TPM: Romney’s Claim To Be A Job Creator Hits The Skids

How Americans Really Feel About Drugs

I started using my crock pot again after finding some good recipes on the internet but

Austerity Plans Are Based on the Wrong Diagnosis of the Wrong Problem -- And May Plunge Europe into

Pity the Poor Billionaire:The psychology of public opinion(Maddow w/guest Thomas Frank) Graphic incl

MINNESOTA: Archbishop Tells Priests To Shut Up If They Oppose Anti-Gay Bill

SURVEY: Half Of Gay Men Would Give Up One Year Of Life For The Perfect Body

Tax filing deadline pushed back

Nothing From Nothing Leaves Nothing!

Is anyone fearful that Obama going left will hurt his chances for re-election?

Can we ask tax questions in this group?

Christians Against Prohibition

Watching demographic changes as we live them in California

America Beyond Capitalism: Is It Possible?

BREAKING: Santorum WON Iowa!!! Vote Miscount Discovered ---->

Henry completes Arsenal return..

Spiritual Exercises for Atheists

David Sirota: 10 American ABCs We May Soon Forget

Carney mum on effort to repeal N.H. marriage

Leonard Pitts, Jr. on Ron Paul: Foolish consistency or just foolishness?

Top 1% of Mobile Users Consume Half of World’s Bandwidth, and Gap Is Growing

HBO stops selling DVDs to Netflix

Kousaten (Crossing) Days~ Haruka Ayase

Carney mum on effort to repeal N.H. marriage

Workplaces ban not only smoking, but smokers themselves

John McCain- "I Am Confident... President Obama Will Turn This Country Around"

Herman Cain is back, and weirder than ever. Bizarre video

Has anyone seen "Tree of Life"

NOW Toronto: Transit City Code Red

Romney’s tax plan: Robin Hood in reverse

Put a switch on my electric water heater, now I only turn it before I'll need really hot water..

Bomb defused under soldier's car in Northern Ireland

Santorum's S.C. campaign gets boost from BlueCross BlueShield execs

The Oil & Gas Industry Money Flooding Congress Is Pocket Change Compared to Enormous Profits

Chinese buyers circling more European assets

US Political News Is a Fool’s Game

Payroll employment rises 200,000 in December; jobless rate (8.5%) continues to trend down

China warns US on Asia military strategy

Racing legend Al Unser Jr. faces more severe charges in DWI case

US employers added 200,000 jobs in December, jobless rate fell to 8.5 percent

AseraCare Hospice accused of Medicare fraud

Paul Krugman: Bain, Barack and Jobs

Batteries and light bulbs...where do you recycle?...

Unemployment drops to 8.5%

The Mental Health Industry is Making You Crazy.

About Being at DU..Great Source for News. ..

Gasoline prices start the year at a high — and rising

Back in the hospital

Will the EU end up like Yugoslavia?

Mitt Romney out of control

Ramen 3 Minute Cooking

A good message for Christian Taliban like Santorum...

Obama vs. None of the Above

Ethanol Subsidies: Not Gone, Just Hidden a Little Better

Rick Santorum-Linked Universal Health Services Facility: Fraud, Assault And Alleged 'Exorcism

What's for dinner? ~ The Weekend Edition!

Elin Nordegren Demolishes $12 Million Mansion for No Good Reason

Obama's Leaner, Meaner Military

Graphic from Rachel last night: Corporate profits vs corporate tax revenues

Decided to try and learn to knit Continental.

Prof. Brian Cox - A Night with the Stars [BBC, Full Lecture]

The drop in the unemployment rate to 8.5% was only aided a little by workers leaving the workforce.

Taking Back My Culture

'Prisoner exchange deals put us on slippery slope'

NASA questions Apollo 13 cmdr's right to sell list

Will Santorum be asked to describe what "Blah" people are at the clown show?

Crimes against Hispanic victims spike as total crime rate falls in Tenn.

Small Business: Doctors going broke

WPB officials investigate noose photos on city vehicle

WPB officials investigate noose photos on city vehicle

Obama rule would let undocumented stay in U.S. during application

Voter suppression isn’t robust debate

Voter suppression isn’t robust debate

Any media ad types out there?

NOT FIT TO PRINT: Hundreds of NYT Editors/Reporters (99%) Revolting Against Paper's Executives (1%)

Death threats to Hispanics sound the depths of hatred and ignorance (Ft Worth Star-Telegram)

Puerto Rican Action Committee of Southern New Jersey celebrates Three Kings Day

Drumbeat: January 6, 2012

Unemployment falls to 3-year low of 8.5% as 200,000 jobs added

Drumbeat: January 6, 2012

Admin. Plans Change in Immigration Rule

Hey is every other week a recess? Prolle not because isn't this in the House only? Senate doesn't

JK Group Music Friday

'Dozens dead' in Damascus bombing

Falling Unemployment Is Bad News For The Republicants

Earth’s massive extinction: the story gets worse

Goodreads Book Discussion Group--Starts 1-11-12

Truck sales revving despite high gas prices

I have a good union job, but it's part-time and hours depend on business projections

Cenk Slams CNN: "Do Real News!"

Why is DU2 still active?

Study finds air pollution linked to diabetes and hypertension in African-American women

Climate and Faith

Der Spiegel: FOX (News?)-'A DICTATOR's Reality Show'

December 2011 Atmospheric CO2 Content 391.8 ppm; 12/10 - 389.68; 12/09 - 387.27; 12/08 - 385.56

The Revenge of Seamus Romney: Mitt's biggest obstacle?

Paul Thomas Saunders - Appointment in Samarra

Report: 24 States Enacted 92 Abortion Restrictions In 2011

Making the choice

Rick Santorum: ‘We Always Need a Jesus Candidate’

Redskins talking to former Tampa Bay coach Raheem Morris

Private sector jobs looking much stronger

Mitt, Son of Citizens United --- by Robert Reich

Rick Santorum Is To The Right Of The Pope On The Use Of Condoms

"a visit from the goon squad" Discussion--Starts 1/18/12

Terrell Suggs: ‘Once again, God had to save Tim Tebow and the Denver Broncos’

Could Typo Rewrite Caucus History?

There Is NO Compromise At This Point. NOT ANY MORE! (Charles Pierce)

Judge throws out DUI case, saying police had quotas

the decline of the public good

More Mexicans moving but not to the US.

todays trades

Gingrich to black people: paychecks, not food aid

One of my favorite wordpress resources

Here's how a futurist saw 2008 back in 1968

Romney is going to be so easy to beat it isn't even funny

Righthaven defendant frustrated again in debt collection attempt

Mfume endorses Cardin

Maryland to fare well in Obama's 'leaner' defense strategy

Memory, mental function begin slipping as early as age 45

A mixed bag of news, mostly good, but still, danger lurks.

Paul Supporter Alleges Inaccurate GOP Results Mean Santorum, Not Romney, Winner of Iowa Caucus

Unemployment falls to 3-year low of 8.5% as 200,000 jobs added


Transocean’s CFO steps down

Class Action Over 30 Cents in Taxes

No, The School Nurse Is Not In

Have the Super-Rich Seceded From the United States?

Gay Marriage: The 21 Century's Most Successful Pro-Family Policy

More of this: Increasing minimum wage, job growth, defense cuts

Team sports dangerous to children's health?

Drug-sniffing dogs and the Clever-Hans effect

why its best to ignore stock analysts

Special report: Romney's steel skeleton in the Bain closet (Reuters)

The Rumors About Bill Clinton Are True

How Art History Majors Power the U.S. Economy: Virginia Postrel

Number of Americans Wounded in Iraq is Obscured by Fog of War…and Peace

Is gentrification a good or bad thing?

Funny Friday...

Someone explain this post to me?

Quadriplegic Undocumented Immigrant Dies In Mexico After Being Deported From His Hospital Bed

Gonna be 64 degrees here today. In Louisville KY. In freakin' JANUARY!!!!

I'm Guessing: Ron Paul will say Obama's military cuts don't go far enough.

Tennessee Bill Would Give Anti-Bullying Laws A ‘Religious And Political Beliefs’ Loophole


The moment a 19-year-old Mitt Romney demonstrated in favour of Vietnam War draft

Supernatural kicks off the second half of the season tonight. Any other fans here?

Rick Santorum-Linked Universal Health Services Facility: Fraud, Assault And Alleged 'Exorcism'

update on Minn. nuke plant event

If you like cop shows

Will make a Trader Joe's pilgrimage this weekend. Any suggestions?

Chantex users, how long did you take it?

A good action/adventure series

Newt: 'We’ll coalesce-One of us will emerge as the conservative alternative & will beat Romney'

We want you in here with US: Santorum-Linked Hospital Allegedly Performed Exorcism On Autistic Boy

Cost reductions in (solar) module production with TPedge

100 yrs. ago Cuban Army orchestra performed in Key West with Marie Velasco, a pianist

Off and running - wtmusic's new thorium website and petition

Online Battle Fought in Real Life Is Trial-Worthy

Coffee with jesus

Did anyone see Project Runway All Stars?

Rothkof at FP: The president's underappreciated, undersold success stories

Two earlier walker appointments embezzled 60k from vet programs, spent on cruises, walker-for-gov,

Why women date jerks (Video)

Nuclear Agency Squabbling Throws Smokescreen Over Safety Lapses

Santorum asks "why should same sex marriage be allowed". We should say, "Why not?"

This is what real journalism looks like

A flowchart for choosing your religion

On local news, they were talking about counties having to shell out for the upcoming primary (SC).

Juan Cole: World’s Stupidest Guerrillas Kill over 70 Shiite Pilgrims in Iraq

A check in thread for those who will support Obama's re-election.....

Will Voting Machines Steal 2012 Election?

Universities Gone Wild: Big Money, Big Sports and Scandalous Abuse at Penn State

Pic Of The Moment: Republicans React To Good Economic News

He was a Drum Major...who avoided gangs...

Koch Poultry CEO Can't Crack SEC Charges

CA: What A Concept! Businesses seek state's new 'benefit corporation' status

Major win for rape victims - Obama admin updates definition of rape

What. The. Fuck?

‘Wild Old Women’ Close San Francisco Bank Of America Branch

Progressive Groups To Raise The Spectre Of Ryan Plan During Debates

Rick Santorum Defends Connections To Health Care Industry: ‘You Know, I Have To Work!’

The Rick Santorum that America doesn't know

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

The courts will not restrain the surveillance state.

Fallujah babies: Under a new kind of siege

The paid poster issue is similiar to the birther issue.

Mass. High Court Says State Can't Bar Legal Immigrants From Health Program

The 27 Rules of Conquering the Gym (WSJ)

Forget Stocks Or Bonds, Invest In A Lobbyist

Hospital linked to Santorum performed exorcism...on a boy with autism

Crazy Ron Paul Supporters Clean the Sky with Vinegar

BofA New Bride Can't Deposit Wedding Checks Because She Didn't Take Husband's Name

RIP, USA Overdoses - By Mike Luckovich

Indiana Dems need our help!

DU3 Album of the Day: "Time Out" The Dave Brubeck Quartet

Please, please, please do not breed or buy while shelter pets die.

Obama IRS Audits Millionaires Far More Than Bush IRS

Bill Maher at Occupy LA interview with Clark Davis

Boris Johnson attacks planned cuts to disability payments

Need advice on purchasing (some type of) Mac

RFK's grandson may run for Congress

January 20th... occupy the courts

Retaliation Against Whistleblowers Jumped in 2011 Says New Study

"Keiser Report: Wall Street saints above God & law"

Retaliation Against Whistleblowers Jumped in 2011 Says New Study

"A Republican probably can't win without about 40 percent, minimum, of the Hispanic vote..."

Civility issues on DU3

The GOP’s Big Lie on Obama and jobs

7 Reasons America's Mental Health Insudstry is a Threat to Our Sanity

91-Year-Old Man Takes Bride Ten Years Junior

A treat I've only just discovered...Tim Minchin...Enjoy

Stupid Girls

The Carlyle Group acquires a 48% stake in Bahcesehir Koleji, a private education provider in Turkey

Ad Hominem

Green 960 replaced Stephanie Miller with Glenn Beck

Jon Huntsman: 'Of course corporations are not people. Who would say such an outlandish thing?'

17 degrees above normal in MN. Very NOT normal. Breaking all records.

Hang on to your dangling chads. Vote count error may mean Santorum squeezes by Romney in Iowa.

Thom Hartmann: Has MI Gov. Snyder declared financial martial law?

Obama launches Bureau of Counterterrorism

I passed the Clemson bus on the way home from the Orange Bowl.

You can't tell the players without a scorecard -- the 2012 U.S. Terrorist Identification Chart:

Papantonio: Inside the GOP’s Block The Vote Machine

Has anyone else noticed that Pat Buchanan is turning into James Garner?

'HIV was invented as the cause of AIDS to get research money,' claims radio host

Big Study Links Good Teachers to Lasting Gain

Walker ordered transfer of control of veterans event funds

U.S. rescues 13 Iranians held hostage by pirates

Walmart Blacklisted By Major Pension Fund Over Poor Labor Practices

The Catholic Case Against Rick Santorum

How to deal with Atheist and homosexual cyber-stalkers

The biggest dirtbag in the NBA?

Does chicken taste funny to you these days?

Phil Donahue: "How Many Wars Do You Want To Have In YOUR Lifetime?"

Rick Santorum jeered (by college republicans) after comparing gay marriage to polygamy

Could feel myself getting dumber listening, but a RWer made a statement I wish I could have

Did SETI finally find "E.T."?

70% of Food Stamp Recipiants are white. Why doesn't Newt and Dick bitch about them?

another reminder about Santorum... and Hurricane Katrina

Tom Toles on 'Obamneycare'

The Santorum Baby Controversy

Oakland Raiders (finally) hire a General Manager

Another blast from the past- Kennedy rips Santorum for sex abuse remarks

Romney surges in S.C. - new CNN poll


Can anyone help? I have a Circa 1970 5 foot tall 'Snoopy"'. I am considering giving him to my eBay

Myths around Santorum hard to swallow

Stranger's seeds get grandma in trouble

Will we be able to edit (delete) items from our own Journals in DU3?

Video tracks stricken Mars probe (BBC)

It's almost 50 degrees right now in Detroit in the beginning of January...

Man arrested after long test drive of Altima

If the NFL embraced the BCS instead of these silly playoffs …

Post here and receive your meaningless fact for the day

Tiger Woods’ ex-wife bulldozes $12 million home

Why Mitt Romney is so anal retentive - yet another father-son GOP story.

Anyone watching Cain on MSNBC?

Buzz Aldrin: American Space Exploration Leadership -- Why and How

Jon Stewart on Romney... in 2008... history repeats itself

Friday TOON Roundup 1- Recess and Congress

(NFL) Players Assoc. Says Indiana Should Sack ‘Right to Work’ Bill

Friday Republican Race TOONS, part 1

Friday Republican Race TOONS, part 2

Friday TOON Roundup 2- The Economy

"Blah People" & Rick Santorum's Racist Politics

Proof that Mitt Romney is Dangerous

Friday TOON Roundup 3- The Rest

Chart to help pick a GOP candidate

How the hell is calling someone "it" (not me BTW) NOT an automatic hide?

Thom Hartmann: Voter fraud is Voter fraud - Except for Republicans

Freaky Friday Weather in Detroit.

The Republican recession vs. the Democratic recovery (updated)

Corporate America's Worst Nightmare Lives In A Tiny 1BR & Has A Lop-Eared Rabbit Named Crackers

Israeli transgender man gives birth to baby

Smiling Bob and the Supplement Industry

Oil Prices: Moving to Red Alert

Icy Near Miss on Interstate

The Peak Oil Crisis: Closing Out the Year

Library Sends Police After 5-Year-Old Girl To Tell Her To Pay Up Or Return Two Overdue Books

LGBT community rallies for Jehovah’s Witnesses

Romney’s bogus attack on President Obama and the NLRB

I Thought The President Was Going To Speak This A.M - Did I Miss Something?......

Famous Reunions we'll never forget...

Gay marriage opponent to run for D.C. Council seat

Obama's recess appointments - a question

Romney reclaims lead from Gingrich in South Carolina

I have a porch with an overhanging roof, so I need some

The best thing about election season, is I'll be expecting more greatness....

I notice that when I sort a forum by author, the links to pages 2 3 4 5 etc disappear...

The Middle Class and Mitt Romney's Tax Plan

Trend Alert: Everybody is Crushing on the New Media Gays

Dems Warn GOP: Don’t Strangle Recovery By Screwing With Payroll Tax

Usually my garden is under 3' of snow by now.

Wisconsin: "Last Chance to Sign" events with Ian Murphy (fake David Koch)

Listen To Me! Demands Womack on his Listening Tour (of one Town Hall)

I am going to miss the Patriot fist pump.

Small employers plan to up hiring, wages in 2012

WikiLeaks Proves U.S. Forced Spain to Adopt SOPA-Style Law

Have you received your push poll from your rep?

McCain endorses Obama; Romney's hometown paper endorses Huntsman

Mean drunks lack the ability to consider the future consequences of their current actions

December Jobs Report

Iran To Hold New Wargames Soon In Key Oil Waterway

Colombia says deported teen returning to US

Ancient Pornographic Artifact Discovered by the Thames

TYT: More Republican "History"- Newt Gingrich on Legalizing Marijuana

Richard Cordray wants to hear from you

A short personal note to Rick Santorum

Santorum Suggests Romney Nomination ‘Will Destroy This Country’

Black Churches to Energize Occupy

Intramural War of Words Raises Question of Who Loves Israel More

Kristy Bamu 'murdered over witch claim' in Newham

AI - Arab League should clarify human rights situation in Syria

Security tight as Egypt Copts celebrate Christmas

Where the hell have I been? "Survivors recall tragic car crash in France with Romney at the wheel"

Top Walker Aide Used the Username "Walker04" to Obtain Child Porn

Thom Hartmann: So, Oil barons just threatened the President of the U.S.

Kinsley: The coddled American voter

This Week In Poverty

Every witch way

The Rude Pundit: A Scene from Radical Christianity's Ongoing War on Women

K&R if you like Obama!

Vikings Stadium Gets Deadline

Random thoughts

Weakening the Democratic Base, Part 5: Liberal Netroots

Islamic scholar casts a skeptical eye on the emerging Egypt

Question on being banned for "woo woo" talk.

The Littlest Hobo

End of the week LOL's (Jan. 6th) - pics

Allen West; GOP leadership sold us down the river, re;payroll tax!!

When will Potus make the argument that GOP opposition has slowed recovery

CA Assemblyman Tim Donnelly (R-San Bernardino) stopped at airport with loaded gun

Mitt Romney Fights With Reporter After Being Exposed As A Liar

Rick Santorum Proposes Sweater Vests as Sole Means of Birth Control

In Tucson, Looking Forward a Year After Giffords Shooting

What is your opinion on this definition for the noun "Christian?"

Loudon Wainwright III song: Newt Gingrich is Running For Prez

IRS Affirms that Transition-Related Care is Tax Deductible

Victims still healing a year after Tucson shooting

BREAKING NEWS from The Daily Mail: Casey Anthony trying to live a normal life again!!!!

It's strange that Ron Paul hasn't commented on President Obama's defense cuts.

Romney surges to lead in South Carolina

So what are your predictions for 2050?

Is Obama's Cordray Appointment Unprecedented? Not By a Longshot

A Thousand Cuts

Arizona Republic: Jared Loughner's lonely world before attack

Your common ordinary stereotypical Fox viewer:

Neal Boortz knows as much about American history

The coolest hood ornament ever. EVER!!!

A Typical Day in the Typical Life of a Typical DU Couple:

Two girls -- One pup:

You don't find MiddleFingerMom's stuff to be funny? THAT'S a stabbin'!!!

Among his many other fine qualities, MiddleFingerMom is quite the wine "connoissure".

NFL Players Call On Indiana Republicans To Drop Their Anti-Labor Bill Before Indianapolis Super Bowl

Firebomb defused at MLK Way bank, streets reopened

Give 'em hell, Barry!

FBI Changes Its Definition of Rape to Include Male Victims

The Jim Greer Case -- 2012 Season

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

Super simple "wood butter" recipe (aka spoon oil)

Super simple "wood butter" recipe (aka spoon oil)

Super simple "wood butter" recipe (aka spoon oil)


GOP 2012 and The Big Mo'

I will no longer serve on DU juries....

Anyone make their own laundry detergent?

LL Cool J's mama said knock you out

Future generations risk 'enslavement' without a vote now

Great sunrise in Washington, DC this morning

Guest Lineups For The Sunday TV News Shows

A must-read for fans everywhere

Disabled man given $5,000 after car stolen

Just outside in a T-Shirt, socks, smoking and breastfeeding on a sunny 55 degree January day

Thom Hartmann vs. Brad Smith - Occupy Citizen's United!

the more i hear the republican candidates

Obama presidency brings out worst in many white people

Tobacco Company Misrepresented Danger from Cigarettes, Study Finds

Workers Challenge Michigan Law Rescinding Health Insurance for Gay Partners

Oh, the freepers are gonna LOVE this: South-of-border family reveals Romney's Mexican roots

E-mail hacking. Someone ought to come up with an alert service.

PIC: Maybe God really DID tell all those Republicans to run for president...

Getting America Back On Track

The nuclear, biological and climate threat - 2011 reviewed

Ron Paul And His Insane Supporters Get Skewered By Keith Olbermann

Pssst! Hey, is there a Prayer and Healing thread for this month?

What's Going on with Voter ID in Texas?

Presidential Access (DUW)

Hundreds of Thousands of Lower-Wage Workers, Many of Whom Worked for Decades, Would Be Denied Unempl

I think Help & Meta-discussion (Forum) should be renamed to

GOPers attacking uphill against DEM Fortifications;;;; Its Carnage, mass casualties/fatalities,

Ever "Google Alerts" yourself?

I'm sick and tired of these Jesus candidates like Santorum pining to usurp the Constitution...

Cleaner, Cheaper Liquid Fuel from Coal

FDL: Obama’s Pentagon Strategy: A Leaner, More Efficient Empire

Sarkozy says the collapse of the euro could endanger peace in Europe (WW3?)

Does anyone know if this is true re: Fannie Mae Exec.'s

New Manufacturing Tech Could Mean Cheaper Solar Cells

Chile backs off removing 'dictatorship' from texts

Coolest T.V. - Movie Cars

Mitt Romney Fights With Reporter After Being Exposed As A Liar

Chile backs off removing 'dictatorship' from texts

R.I.P. Bob Weston (guitarist on Fleetwood Mac's "Penguin" and "Mystery To Me")

i have gotta tell you, as my ignore list grows, i am becoming more comfortable with it.

Chimeric monkeys created in the US, by fusing cells from up to six different embryos.

How does a middle-aged guy tell a pretty young store clerk that

Something happened today that makes me very unhappy with DU3.

There is no tea party! It is a figment of the extreme right

I cut my finger on a chicken bone and my little girl brought me a Princess band aid...

Question about Senate rules and whether they are in session.

Theocracy Watch

U.S. aircraft carrier group barred from Strait of Hormuz saves group of Iranians captured by pirates

Jamaica to break links with Queen, says Prime Minister Simpson Miller

Former Scott Walker Aide Accused of Embezzling From Charity For Deceased Soldiers’ Kids

Sam Seder: People Google Santorum

Newt said WHAT !?

Lily Tomlin Explains Carrier I.Q.

Glenn Greenwald: Life Beyond Borders

3rd Party for 2012: The Canada Party


Defence Drawdown: Obama's new roadmap no step to pacifism

Just chillin'

WilmywoodNCparalegal's career update

TYT: Tech Blackout to Protest SOPA

US identifies China as security threat, seeks partnership with India

Banksters - William Black tells the real truth

SOURCE: "(George W Bush) has decided not to 'wade into the swamp' (Republican presidential primary)"

As Consumer Power Goes Viral, Risk of Reputational Damage Grows

Rachel Maddow: Rick Santorum- "Mr Family Values" shockinigly different reactions to two sex scandals

Another Romney layoff victim, this one a conservative, speaks out

Thom Hartmann: ALEC's disturbing level of influence

Frothy mix says WHAT? Santorum: Improving jobs outlook due to ‘optimism’ for Obama defeat

APNewsBreak: Ex-Mexico president claims immunity

So, um, well, what do you guys think of this?

Why isn't trans a profile option under "gender"?

APNewsBreak: Ex-Mexico president claims immunity

2011 NFL All-Pro Roster released

K-State is going to make Jerry "Boss Hog" Jones cry.

Who will replace Mitt?

Could we please have a stock making thread?

FBI changes definition of rape to include men as victims

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

The Greatest Paper Map of the United States You’ll Ever See Made by one guy in Oregon

'Eleven dead' in New Zealand hot air balloon crash

Santorum to Mother of Cancer Survivor: Sick to Blame for Pre-Existing Conditions Should Be Charged

Chevron Fails in U.S. Court Bid for Order to Restrain Ecuadorean Assets

2006, veto override (Romney - the pharmacy needle access bill)

Chevron Fails in U.S. Court Bid for Order to Restrain Ecuadorean Assets

Bob Kerrey (D) to explore Senate bid (Ben Nelson's seat)

Men are reporting problems buying emergency contraception for partners

Get a 22,000% return on your money: Invest in a Lobbyist.

TYT: Citizen's United Overturned in NYC & Montana

Jon Hunstman denounces ad showcasing his adopted daughters

A paramedic raped a woman as she lay unconscious and strapped to a stretcher in ambulance

Obama Administration Files Brief Defending Health Care Law Individual Mandate With Supreme Court

GOP 2012: What they (wouldn't) cut

Please Support Banning Political Commericals

National unemployment down, jobs 200K up. Any guesses about WI numbers?

Glenn Greenwald and Noam Chomsky at the Brattle Theatre, Part 1

The latest from Dr. Housing Bubble

National Geographic Photography Contest Winners

Mitt Romney Joke

Irony: Bank of america plaza near foreclosure

There is a knee replacement in my not-too-distant future...

Russian warships to visit Syria, Itar-Tass says

First Kepler SETI Observations

"As people look at his record and they imagine him debating Obama, Obama's going to laugh at him."


Obama and his attempts at keeping the Republicans from

N.Y.'s Top Court Paves Way for Unions to Sue Over Wall Street Fraud

GOP mutes Dem leaders on House floor

Grime-fighting garments aim to purify air

Wide Field Image of the Galactic Center

Ron Paul’s long game (Rand?)

McCain Forgets Romney's Name

"When you see Mitt Romney, you see the guy who just laid you off from your job"

The Real Mitt Rommey?

Libya: UN official impressed by pace of returns to cities emerging from conflict

No more politicians, NH eatery owner says

More than a million children set to return to school in Libya – UNICEF

Just lovely

A Story About Sunglasses

Anyone here take or teach a class online?

Mitt Romney was a pro-war draft dodger who protested anti-war protesters while living in a mansion

With sale of domain name ($3,300), tables are turned on Righthaven

Three Air Force Academy Cadets Charged With Rape, Sexual Assault

Cuba - 4.9% infant mortality rate in 2011

Santorum: Sick To Blame For Pre-Existing Conditions, Should Be Charged More

Hey, here’s the Friday Afternoon Challenge for you: More Classy Cathedrals!

Need a way to alert on possible trolls without sending it to a jury.

Does anyone have ANY LINK to some shenanigans the repigs pull on election day?

While the cat is away, the rats will play...

self-deleting (placeing it in correct section.

Is your State cutting education and programs that help the sick, poor and elderly?

How do you subscribe to a group?

Three polls put Romney at top of SC GOP primary field

Hamas Says Gaza Not “Occupied”

Mayweather vs Pacquiao ......

Name a role or movie that made you re-think an actor's ability?

The GOP’s Big Lie on Obama and jobs

The contents

What makes you the most angry in today's political environment?

Another ethics complaint filed against Justice Gableman

Higgs result means elegant universe is back in vogue

Searches and bookmarks

Bill Clinton's point about OWS is sound

December Jobs Report 'Bikini Graph' - Charts

Villainesses only. Post a pic of a great villainess.

The jingoistic commercial against Huntsman is just the beginning: That is mild compared to

Bryan Fischer squeezes homophobia AND mysogyny into one evil tweet.

Climate scientist disowned by Newt Gingrich speaks out over book spat

Wisconsin Gov. Walker: Unions ‘want me dead’

What do you think of this?

What is the big deal about Darryl Strawberry? I have seen the ToS and it indicates ????

China to levy carbon tax before 2015

Huntsman -This is what happens when you decide to be a Republican - Dems don't do these kinds of ads

Mitt is Promising to get more JOBS, BUILD THE ECONOMY, GET THE UNEMPLOY'D Down To 8.9 %,

Ron Paul's useful idiots on the left

People are using "juries" for censorship of opinions.

Boris Johnson attacks planned cuts in disability payments

Pissed off.. Google Chrome Frame just installed itself in IE.

SC Republican arrested for harassing ex-girlfriend.

Living with the fallout of Fukushima: Parents raise concerns about radiation in Nikko

TCM Schedule for Friday, January 6 -- What's On Tonight: Betty Grable

Freddie Mac to grant breaks on mortgage payments for up to a year

Our 12 year old German Shepard is going to be 'put to sleep' next week and I feel so guilty!!!

Follow-up on the young man with the controversial solar "tree"

I just gave my cat Twilight a new cat toy. A rat with a hole in it's stomach to put catnip

What's for dinner tonight Lounge? I had cheese perogies with bacon, green onions, carmelized

Maldives warns of (350,000) climate refugees

Santorum: Trim Social Security now even if painful

Chicago Man Accused of Mailing Threatening Letters

Test your Iowa caucus historical knowledge

Santorum Wins Over Evangelicals By Breaking With His Own Catholic Creed

ATA: TOS-wise, is there a difference between these two quotes?

Another view at the 2004 campaign.

Community standards: Spam is ok?

How's your browser acid test looking these days?

What are you reading tonight Lounge? I've just started "Thinking Fast and Slow" by Daniel

Brooklyn Brewery president says 'everyone wins' with a living wage law

2 new reports: 2012 electric vehicle industry will be very much alive and growing

"Weakest candidate in history" LOL! Newt cracks me up. Oh please let Gingrinch and Ron Paul

This Is BIG !!! - 'Rakoff Gets Results: SEC Dropping No-Fault Settlement Language in Some Cases'

Are malware spreaders getting more agressive?

David Sirota: 10 American ABCs We May Soon Forget

In-home care debate: affordability vs. pay

From Reddit: A new logo for the GOP:

"NewsRight" . . .Is this a tool that will be used to kill the internet?

buy pet toys now.

Back with her boys - pic

Survivors of Jan. 8 aid gun controls

I feel like I’ve woken up in a parallel universe this last two weeks.

Final week (Recall Scott Walker store)

How Romney’s Firm Drove Steel Plant Into Bankruptcy, But Still Profited Thanks To Federal Bailout

We are being bombarded with 'news' about how much this recall will cost.

Canada Jobless Rate Rose for Third Month in December to 7.5%

"Downsize your Lifestyle" . . ."Work until you're 70" . . ."Not your Father's Retirement"

Iconic Kentucky political figure Gatewood Galbraith dead at 64

help with posting pictures

Gun Control: A Movement Without Followers

Jon Stewart: GOP playing ‘assholes’ poker’ with Cordray appointment

I got a nook simple touch for a gift. Crack cocaine is nothing to it...

(Scott) Walker Wins Ruling, Forcing State to Vet Recall Petition Signatures - FDL

Cop & wife bring food to man battling cancer while living in a motel

I don't know how those old guys do it.

Friday Talking Points (192) -- Obama Picking His Fights

Walker Aide Who Stole $60,000 From Veterans Has “Roommate” Sending Genital Pics to 17-Year-Old Boy

Tucson Arizona memorial slide show as we reflect and remember.

Lurking Freepers: You have been SO CONNED by CONNED-servative media!

Eight-legged evolution exploits editing

Ah punny time is haddock by eel.....

Teachers Decide To Work For Free After Budget Cuts Leave Pennsylvania School District Without Funds

Stephen Hawking, "Equal to Anything!"-New Biography

Indiana right to work law heating up for the Repukes

China warns US on Asia military strategy

Scientists, Fight For Access!

Weekend Economists' Nights in White Satin January 6-8, 2012

(NLRB)Board finds that certain mandatory arbitration agreements violate federal labor law

Need some vibes, please.

How Cities and States are Sticking It to Citizens United

Right to Work

PublicPolicyPolling has a wicked sense of humor

Is meditation risky for atheists?

Teachers Decide To Work For Free After Budget Cuts Leave Pennsylvania School District Without Funds

‘Priest saved 4-yr-old Hitler from drowning’

Static doggy!

The Day In 100 Seconds: Animal Farm

This Is BIG !!! - 'Rakoff Gets Results: SEC Dropping No-Fault Settlement Language in Some Cases'

How Sharply Is The Income For The Top 1% Of U.S. Households Rising?

Evangelicals Consider Pushing Gingrich, Perry To Drop Out And Back Santorum

Let’s take a moment to reflect on Romney supporters.....

Gov. Jerry Brown calls for a historic shuttering of the state's notorious youth prison system

Clash of Cultures: Ancient people desperate to keep identity

My fellow Humans, (left leaning people who care-oh hell, anyone who REALLY cares),

Obama’s campaign team in New Hampshire is larger than GOP rivals’

Absolutely hysterically funny comedy show on MSNBC now!!!!

Kelly Clarkson's 'Ron Paul Sales Bump' Debunked: Her Sales Actually Dropped Last Week

Why is Obama threatening China?

The lower middle class knows they are poor, for most practical purposes

K&R if you think MORE REPRESENTATIVE states than IA and NH should go first>

S. C. Group Wants To Make Sure You Don't Forget Romney Once Tied His Dog To The Roof Of His Car

Romney or Santorum: Which will be easier for Obama to defeat?

NAACP leader blasts Gingrich's food stamp comment - Gingrich doubles down and defends his comment

Jesse Helms is back. This time he's BLACK! :

RIP Grandma the Goat

Independent UK: Harry's heading to Jamaica, but grandma is not welcome

Getting in bed with David Cameron has been very costly for the Lib Dems (UK)

Documents Suggest Bush Administration Used 'Fast And Furious' Tactics

How music is helping Rep. Giffords recover

Hawking on the future of mankind

Envoy: Palestinians To Continue Pursuing UN Membership

what's the hmtl here to put things in boxes?

Obama's Pacific Pivot.

Iran Close To Starting Uranium Enrichment In Bunker, Diplomatic Sources Say

West Readies Oil Stocks Release As Iran Plans War Games

Rick Santorum gets a marriage proposal - pic

Ugh. The robocalls have started.

Sitting in at a Newt Gingrich Town Hall meeting...

Where did God come from?


State Assemblywoman blames shoplifting on brain tumor.

Ed Shultz is tearing the mean-spirirted ReTHUGS

Would this constitute "over"?

Former Alabama Army major sentenced to prison for bribery scheme during Operation Iraqi Freedom al.c

Wrong forum.

Have a great weekend, footyfolk!

The Bounty of Species in a Single Scoop of Seafloor Mud

I don't know how those old guys do it.

Humor... One You Might Like... One You May Not...

Oh The '80's

Clergy abuse victims meet on Boston anniversary

South Carolina Republican State Representative Arrested For Harassing Woman Who Dumped Him

Well-known 'birther' lawyer takes on Birmingham man's suit to block president from Alabama ballot

Suggestions: Perhaps before anyone qualifies to be on jury service ...

Asia may be best market for Alaska gas, says Conoco CEO

A Year After Historic Gains, GOP Caucus in Disarray

KOEB 1/06/12 The "BLAH" Edition

Bowling legend Don Carter dies

Sheriff Joe Arpaio - Called the Most Discriminatory, Corrupt Sheriff in U.S. History - to run again

Obama Proposes New Immigration Rule To Help Immigrant Spouses Of Citizens

Criswell Predicts! The Next!, Great!, NON-MITT!, GOP Candidate of the Month!

Local LTTE has me fuming

Sheeesh...even the 'good guys' are sometimes bad guys..."Animal Hospice hit with cruelty charges"

“Impeach Obama” Banner May Fly Over Super Bowl

Rick's Achilles' Heel is his Acceptance of Total Birth Abortion

Gallery: Bald Eagles Jan 5, 2012 (6 photos)

I give you Senator Al Franken!

Enough with the voter suppression measures, GOP! Just raise the voting age to "white".

Romney: “He’s never been the CEO of a company that produces something" except for "profits for rich"

Trial not likely for Jared Lee Loughner in 2012

Protest Wall Street, Go to Jail for the Rest of Your Life

Guardian: How to tell if your olive oil is the real thing

With at least 114 lawyers--nation's largest-ever government bankruptcy--also one of most expensive

This poll from the Wisconsin State Journal......

Book Depicts Tensions Between First Lady, Aides.

“I’m independent of Wall Street,” Romney said.

TYT: Michelle Obama Called "Mrs. YoMama"

So I watched this Max Lucado film with friends last night...

If Mitt Romney got a haircut and an enema ...

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF!

Full 9th Circuit Vacates Convictions for Aborted Super Bowl Plot

No Police Immunity for Claims of Urine Torture

Kitty Litter Claims Fail Judge's Smell Test

Libyan coast guard rescues 71 undocumented Egyptian migrants

Judge Advances EBay Antitrust Class Action

Venezuela: Chavez's names ally as defense minister

I have a bone to pick with the management regarding the hate speech standards


The Women of Juarez

GOP Iowa Caucuses: Photo ID-Free Registration and Voting on Publicly Hand-Counted Paper Ballots

Austin Energy Activates 30 MW Solar Farm

Santorum: A Criminal Father is Better Than Two Mommies

Ok.. Hold Onto Your Hats... I'm Going Positive... With Much Love To DU !!!

Uncloaking a Slumlord Conspiracy with Social Network Analysis

Polar Bay Air

Dr. Robert Atkins. Was he a genius, a quack, both?

Unemployment down again

Dr. Robert Atkins. Was he a genius, a quack, both?

Kansas House Speaker apologizes for calling First Lady ‘Mrs. YoMama’

Wikipedia describes DU as a Catholic community. Wha?

Deportation looms for man linked to Rwandan genocide

As Romney Jabs at Obama, His Rivals Swing at Him

S.E.C. Changes Policy on Firms’ Admission of Guilt


Late-term abortion doctor arraigned for murder in Maryland

It's Deja Vu time! Second time Boehner's office cuts C-SPAN Coverage.

Barking Owls

Michelle Obama and the Evolution of a First Lady

Sweethearts when they are NOT

True story (re: voter suppression)

Buddy Roemer is sounding like an OWSer on the Rachel madow show

Michael Moore: PA Judge Dismiss Juveniles Case - Were Sent to Private Prison & Judges got kickbacks!

Remarkably dry and warm winter due to record extreme jet stream configuration

Short NBC gig for Chelsea?

Show of Posts Who thinks McCain is showing signs of Alzheimer's? After today's major goof

Republicans Cut C-SPAN Feed As House Democrats Take To The Floor To Demand The GOP Get Back To Work

Skinner (admins), is there an appeals process for a member who has been tombstoned?

What's Wrong With This Picture?

More Santorum Hypocrisy: Tort Reform for THEE but Not for ME!

Remember Virginia's $60/mo "standby charge" for solar owners?

Happy New Year Oregonians!

Is 2012 the most important election in modern American history?

Court: Super Bowl massacre letters weren't threats (because of corporations/people distinction)

Found this. Huntsman supporters behind attack vid? Another coming Monday?

Democrats See Signs of Hope in Battle for Congress

Wrong thread

My recently laid-off best friend call me this evening

Lemme Tell Ya Bout Rick Santorum

Haitians Take Arduous Path to Brazil, and Jobs

A Natural Woman

'I just planted seeds, I thought they were flowers': Grandmother, 67, busted for growing marijuana

Santorum Would Abolish Courts He Deems “Too Powerful”

The Navy Seal Who Killed Osama Bin Laden

'RON PAUL' - A Bad Lip Reading SoundBite

TCM Schedule for Saturday, January 7 --- CHAPLIN AS THE LITTLE TRAMP

Oooh, coffee stout

Where the DUzys at? Is this not Friday?

Yahoo's new CEO gets $26 million welcome

I love the post office

Game of Thrones. I love the story, can't stand some of the characters. (spoilers for 1st 140 pages)

My Repub US Rep. Emails Criticism of O, Dems, & Fed, then gives instructions how to get fed aid

Has anyone had a a reverse Osmosis filter installed?

DU wikihacked.

Hawaii State Ag Department Supports Hoopili

Thousands massacred as two tribes go to war in South Sudan

TCM Schedule for Sunday, January 8 --- JOSE FERRER'S 100TH BIRTHDAY

Scientists, the White House seeks your opinion on Open Access

A question about posting links

Can Romney win any of his home states, besides Utah, in the General Election??

so has any more new info come out about the apparent thousands of US troops being sent to Israel?

Hi everyone. My screen name came from my reaction to the swiftboat liars in the 2004

18 of 25 Pilot whales refloated after stranding

Ok where the fuck are the DUzys?

Check this chart out

Do Republicans want American children to work in coal mines 12 hours per day without overtime pay?

Thank you FOX!

Iowas message...CONSERVATISM SUCKS......uses religion as political filter.....not good...bad form

Frontline: Opium Brides

Syria Video Special: Friday's Mass Protests Across the Country

shiiit. santorum says job numbers are up because of the republicans running for prez

Thank goodness for CITGO!

A while back there were some YouTube remakes of music videos....

the moon again

So...are sex threads allowed again?

Which Downton Abbey character are you? (Quiz)

I am Itching to Vote

Revisiting Ruby Shoes (Wizard of Oz Remix)

The DUzy Awards for the week of January 6, 2012 - Part 1

My kid's school secretary is useless.

How do I get rid of hyperlinks that are showing up in the posts I'm reading?

Feral Cat Help Needed