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Archives: January 8, 2012

Stylesheet readability request - blockquote

Tanker plows toward cut-off Alaska city

The Unfulfilled Promise of the American Dream – I’m looking for a publisher or agent

18 returning Iraqi and Afghanistan vet suicides per day. Now another one close to DUer Ineeda.

How about a "history" function

MSNBC chief says he hasn’t decided whether commentator Pat Buchanan will return to network

Colorado Student Banned from Yearbook Over Racy Photo

Pardon my ignorance...Ignorance answered. Feel free to ridicule. :-)

I had not realized the lunatics have taken over the asylum in New Hampshire

Yikes! I just watched one of the worst vintage movie ever,

Longtime Rep. Elton Gallegly will retire

candidates pose for pre-debate photo

Guest columnist: GOP sideshow obscures a nation seized

Great editorial in the Register today

Papa John's customer: Pizza joint called me a ‘chink’!

Watching Forbidden Planet for the first time since Anne Francis & Leslie Nielsen past away

Well, the Bengals stink again

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

Will people please quit saying he stuck the landing!

PSL: Why do young people in the US favor socialism?

Rick Santorum Theme Song.. (apparently)...

I finally know my place!

On second thought THIS has to be Rick Santorum's theme song:

PSL: Why do young people in the US favor socialism?

Does the concept of the Big Bang, (the beginning of the Universe)...

Wisconsin's Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen should resign... now.

Just saw "The Artist"

Peter Frampton's Dream Guitar (of Frampton Comes Alive fame) , Recovered 32 Years Later

One thing Obama can do to make the GOP look out of touch. End the Afghan war this yr

MBTA nixes (Boston commuter rail) takeover, ponders next rail contract

Ken Salazar to announce 20-year extension of Grand Canyon uranium-mining ban

Dumbest thing I heard from a conservative today.

Mitt Romney =

MSNBC chief says he hasn’t decided whether Pat Buchanan will return to network

I posted this in General Discussion (First Openly Gay Woman Competes for Miss California)

Santorum Accuses Obama Of ‘Elitist Snobbery’ For Wanting Every Child To Go To College

Santorum Campaign Aide Was Convicted In Abramoff Scandal

Orly tries to get Obama removed from the GA 2012 Ballot

Pat Buchanan out indefinitely at MSNBC

Groundbreaking Court Ruling Takes Dogs Beyond “Property” Status; Major Pet Industry Groups Not Happy

Z Rizdvom Khrystovym

How Grocery Shopping Can Be REALLY Exciting!

USC Fratboy Email Calls Women “Targets;” Declares “Giving Them A Name Is Pointless”

Bring it on...

Let the Mickey Mouse Disney/ABC Debate begin!

***** LIVE BLOG Republican Debate in New Hampshire = 9 PM EST *****

Amazing story in the Daily Mail: Romney was was a chickenhawk even in 1966

Pic of the Moment (1966): Mitt Romney demonstrating FOR the Vietnam draft (He himself being exempt)

Source: Jorge Posada to retire

*** The GOP Debate reality show - DU live blog/chat thread - 9pm ET ***

Social Evolution indicates we are in a "Self Examing Stage" with an opportunity to delete dead files

Cognitive Dissonance: ABC News/Meet the Press GOP Debate bingo!

Learned an interesting and handy new term the other day, kind of the opposite of unobtainium..

Repukes are so far out of touch. Debate during the first weekend of the NFL playoffs with Detroit

Presenting An Iran Attack Probability Timetable & Complete Geopolitical Outlook For The Middle East

Occupy Sacramento protesters dispute $100 penalties

So the rich got together and created a market for right wing propaganda at a time

What are you reading the week of January 8, 2012?

Science versus Academia

Locking articles in Good Reads as "Conspiracy Theories". Shouldn't this be a jury call?

The DUzy Awards for the week of January 6, 2012 - Part 2

He stuck the landing!

"Take our country back." Has anyone ever heard this used during an election until BO was elected?

I'm not watching the Debate. Has anyone said anything stupid yet?

Police chief off Georgia safety board (Nathan Deal's political payback)

Reactor Reax: Nuclear Industry Report

I rooted for a Texas team today. And I'd do it again.

U.S. State Department Creates Bureau of Counterterrorism

Rick Santorum says he's against welfare for 'blah' people, not 'black' people:

Can muon particle imaging be used to see Fukushima cores?

Peru to invest in Venezuela’s Orinoco oil belt; Venezuelans to study help on Peruvian refinery

19 Facts About The Deindustrialization Of America That Will Make You Weep

STUNNING: A Bill of Rights for Occupied Communities

Sunday Talk Shows

Wall Street, We Can Hold YOU Hostage

Any other swimmers here? Just got back into the pool after a hiatus.

No Mobility? This Is News?

Fukushima lays bare Japanese media's ties to top

A Day Made of Glass... Made possible by Corning.

Let's review the bidding ...

The moderators asked 'Yawn' Paul about his racial views and did not ask Sanborum

Why doesn't Obama

Federal agency cancels water delivery to Pa. town

Hoodie Junior is going back to New England >>

Thinking about a root cellar inside our Menard's building. Anyone have any incite into how this can

I am bemoaning the current state of spell check.

I suggest that all "K&R if" and "Check in if" threads be Locked Immediately upon their Posting

WTF? Here's a strange bug.

“Strengthening Our Voice: Bringing Valley Progressives Together,” 1/8, Sun, 2-4pm Clovis, CA

Republicans sure don't like talking about social issues in front of cameras.

College Hockey today at Fenway Park

Five beheaded in Mexican killings

What is wrong with Diane Sawyer?? She is talking slow and slurring some words. Has anyone else

Odd fact surfaced after Pinera's administration attempted to erase "dictatorship" references.

I wish George Stephenopolis had followed up with Mitt on the contraception question by invoking his

Obama expected to win

Progressive events in Fresno and the Central Valley of Ca for Jan 2012. (lots of them)

Perry: Send back troops into Iraq. Force the negotiation of SOFA.

Perry: Re-invade Iraq

So I just watched Black Swan....

War against religion?! Really Perry? If there is one, it's because your side started it.

Another trip to McConnell Springs

Too Hot in the Hot Tub......Burn My Feet

Paul On Newsletters: Not Only Did I Not Write Them, MLK Was One Of My Heroes

GOP True Family Value

Occupy Patriarchy! (Occupy Oakland)

Do most religious people fully believe the sermon/teachings?

Will anyone ask Romney about the "Big Dig".

My ten year old: "Ever since Obama was elected, the Republicans have been more racist than usual."

Romney wants to send troops back to Iraq


Skipper chosen for starship effort

I have finished animating my first drawing.

the world is flat & the moon is made of swiss cheese

Republican candidates, bloggers and 'journalists' are complaining about social issue questions.

Rick Perry: “I would send troops back into Iraq,” - video

Those we love, in pictures, before 02.11.13. (locked)

Santorum said "We have no classes in America!" Damn, I knew they were all nuts, but

Reversing JFK: Santorum’s bid to marry faith and politics

Huntsman is too good for the Republican Party

Plug-In Vehicles Are Key Pillar in U.S. Energy Security Strategy

Is being able to speak Chinese a plus or minus in the GOP primary?

Wow...Mitt sounds so desperate...

Damn kids, they really are un-informed and have no reason to be angry....

K&R if you hate K&R threads!

Too bad Herman Cain wasn't there for the "Saturday Night" question

China Increases Target for Wind Power Capacity to 1,000 GW by 2050

The Stranglers - Golden Brown

Romney is the Guy at this point. Especially since South Carolina is now going to go for....

First they came for the Twitter accounts and I said nothing, because I do not Tweet.

Message from God

Santorum: 'There Are No Classes In America'

These Republicans can't say anything to each other's faces.

America has no idea of what a disaster we created in Iraq

My life is complete..I just found out what Orkney Clapshot is.

Black Churches to Energize Occupy....Occupy the Dream..

Hey, Meta-heads! How about swinging by GD and giving the DUzys Part 2 thread a little love.

The next GOP will be January 8th, SUNDAY MORNING at 9am ET on NBC


How was the debate? Who won?

Giant Rat Found Inside Of A Foot Locker In The Bronx (with photo)

To Lions Fans

Tell us some famous event an ancestor of yours was involved in? My grandfather found

Krugman on Romney

Romney: Overturn Roe v. Wade! That's why it is important to get Democrats in House and Senate!

How does Santorum justify saying that "marriage is a federal issue?"

Man exposes himself to theater of children watching "Alvin & The Chipmunks: Chipwrecked"

Mitt's new slogan

The president's underappreciated, undersold success stories

Anyone seen Sarah Jessica Parker's new film "I Don't Know How She Does It?". Is it any good?

The Saturday Debate (Narrow Winner Newt. Big Loser Perry.)

I call shenanigans on the Huntsman attack video

NY Archbishop Dolan Elevated as Pope Names New Cardinals

GOP Challenger­s Explain Why They Failed to Attack Romney in New Hampshire Debate

GOP debate: Mitt Romney grows foggy on contraception

This is my story

The GOP "debate" (Cliff Notes version):

Just couldn't take it seriously, could ya? >>

An Amnesty International USA Web Log Post Regarding the NDAA....

What Would The Candidates Rather Be Doing?

Darn you administrators! Darn you all to heck!

How would I go about finding these records?

Is it just me or is it really quiet tonight on the DU? I went out for dinner, came back and the

FDR Warns America About The 1% - 1936

ARG poll, Huntsman in second place behind Romney in New Hampshire!!

49ers will beat AINTS for one reason....

Romney Eludes Rivals’ Attacks at Republican Debate in N.H.

Oops I Ripped My Pants Again

I'm making chicken pot pie for a group in a few weeks and was thinking of using puff pastry

(NYT previews the new Moyers show) He’s Back, Just as Curious as Ever

And police pressure continues... on OWS (Oakland)

Male nurse held in murders probe

Saw this picture on FB, and was rather touched by it...

Gingrich beats Paul 48-43 in (Nevada) Republican straw poll, ... fails to get two-thirds needed

Mitt Romney Contradicts Own Spokesman On 100k Jobs Claim


Question for tarot readers

K&R If You Love Emoticons

When did the Berenstain Bears become so religious?

Petition drive seeks to legalize pot in Michigan

Any fans of Time Team?

I was just over at DU2, looking over my old bookmarks...

Ew. It's gov goodhair and his fellow zombies

SNL’s Michele Bachmann Finally Gets To Blink While Explaining Why She Dropped

night music 2

Is Unemployment Really Improving?

Obama watched GOP Debate

Two proofs in one post

Three activists 'prisoners' after slipping aboard Japanese ship

RuPaul in New Hampshire: ‘This country was founded by a bunch of men wearing wigs’

"You are not a juror on that post." Bug, or feature?

Introducing RAWA

Grand Funk Railroad - I'm Your Captain/Closer to Home - Live at Shea Stadium '71

I think what we are seeing on DU3

Tough post, I'll explain, but I'm thinkin' of potatochip

Is this group appropriate to discuss childhood sexual abuse w/trigger warnings? I have no doubt...

I think Romneys stance on tariffs against unfair trade practices will be popular!

a sweater vest is just not a very effective cloaking device for a homophobe.

Survivoreesta if you are there check your mail

The "if elected, I will start a nuclear war" plank in the GOP platform should disqualify them all

CVS Refuses To Sell Texas Man Emergency Contraception For His Wife, Suggests He’s A Rapist

5 Favorite New Hampshire Debate Moments

Jimmy Fallon As Russell Brand Reads 'Us Weekly,' Blasts Divorce Story Photos (VIDEO)

Funny Or Die & YahooNews GOP Cyber Debate - Hilarious 'parody' Video

Obama administration quietly approves Monsanto genetically engineered corn for sale in US

Thieves Seek Restaurants’ Used Fryer Oil

Professional Shoplifter (Good Lawd!)

Question for the tarot readers, about readings that were just TOTALLY spot on:

IoS Appeal: Hope in ruins - Haiti two years after the quake

Obama talks with his mouth full.

Children who lost homes may now lose their Dallas schools

Happy Birthday Dame Shirley Bassey

Santorum slammed by Jewish groups as "religiously exclusionist" for 'Jesus' remark

David Cameron to curb 'fat cat' pay with people power

Today's Non-Sequitur sums up the debates

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Face Plant Red Edition

So Perry is heading back to Iraq

"What's for dinner, honey?" .... "BBQ roadkill, dear. I hit a bear today".

All the GOP clowns, including Huntsman would walk away from a 10 to 1 spending compromise

Billionaires with 1% tax rates

Romney's Borrowing Ideas from 'European Welfare State'

Richie Evans

Freddie Mac to give unemployed homeowners a break

Check this out! (I built the engine)

The Hospital Bill #13

How We Will Beat Romney Thread: Please Check In With Your Ideas

Germans Give Pep Talks on Korean Unification

Standing On Daddy’s Shoulders

The Making of Qi

U.S. OK could see GE fish enter Canadian food supply chain

Cargo ship Rena breaks up off New Zealand

The Lawrence case has at last made us confront the complex nature of racism-Must read

'Invest In A Lobbyist"

Bear Run coal mine story in Indy Star

Report: Iran begins uranium enrichment at new site

EPI: A solid step in the right direction for the labor market

democratic underground ron paul disussion thread mentioned on the Christian Left facebook page...

Man shot in foot during alleged Eddington break-in

Candidate out after Myrtle Beach arrest


John Brockman: the man who runs the world's smartest website

Standing Room Only

Just received some Fox news

Breaking the ice

Home invasion or drug deal gone wrong?

Snow kitty

I wish they'd hurry up and take the picture, this is giving me a migraine.

Brownback hopes to boost fracking in Kansas

Newt Gingrich: Hey Mitt, How do you like me now?

Santorum’s vision

Jan. 17 Rally, 11 am, Capitol Rotunda (Harrisburg)-In support of the right of municipalities


Important advice that you may not need.

Giffords, Tucson mark 1 year since deadly rampage

Democracy, Banks, and the Current Euro Crisis

Hey Ricky, you Dope:

MTP Debate and a question for DUers

The Clown Car is back debating on (gasp) Sunday morning

Billionaire gives $5 million to pro-Gingrich group

Debate is nasty this morining . IM me when the physical fighting begins. LOL

Gingrich is correct

Romney Still Can't Prove His Job Claims

MTP Republican Debate *** Live Blog ***

Rep. Clyburn on Republicans' demand for drug testing recipients of government aid

have these assholes been debating all night?

Unofficial DU3 Basic HTML Reference Lookup Table

Relax. It's a harmless water snake.

Jobs Report Still Not Pretty: The Ticker

Romney's Tax Plan -- Relief for the Wealthy

Ron Paul on a TABOO subject: racial disparities in criminal justice

Do the 90% of Americans who disapprove of Congress,

I must admit, I do not support the drug war as it currently stands

Toon - Thanks, Supremes

Charity recruits gay couples as foster carers

Everything that the Mainstream Media Covered That LP didn't do as good a job at: New Year's Version

I saw an older guy and a couple of young bitches at the grocery store

Leaked Memo Says Apple Provides Backdoor Access To Governments

No Longer the Land of Opportunity; Mitt gets it wrong yet again.

Has Obama Waged A War On Religion?

Hockney Snipes at Hirst, Says Bring Back Smoking, Boozing: Martin Gayford

IBM's Battery500 Project announces breakthrough in quest for 500-mile EV range

I'm sick of the misconception that Socialism = Command Economy.

While Venezuela’s oil ebbs, Colombia’s flows

Eva Zeisel Survived Stalin, Nazis, Created Beauty: Appreciation

Would you buy a $22 American made shovel when an $8 China made one is available?

Sunday's Doonesbury - Newt's extra baggage

I'm feeling really grateful today

Sunday's Non Sequitur Toon: The Scariest Reality Show!

Rep. Pelosi: President Obama should run against Congress

FDR did not win in 1936 by telling people how wonderful the economy was.

Panetta: "this country has to deal with the reality"... "we have to reduce the defense budget"

BEST comment about GOP debate:

Laptop seizures at customs cause thorny legal dispute (5,000 during 2011)

Building 7 Conspiracy Fans - Here you go - Building 7 Explained logically....

MSNBC chief says he hasn’t decided whether commentator Pat Buchanan will return to network

Republicans vs. Science: Ranking the Candidates

Gingrich versus Willard - the gloves are off

Abortion a bigger problem than joblessness, says Catholic Church

Asshole In Chief Romney: I'm "glad Ted Kennedy suffered financially during their race"

"these are the demands of a peasantry, not a working class"

Santorum Tells Kids With Gay Parents: You’d Be Better Off With Parents In Prison

Aging slowed in mice with supplement mix

GOP Climate Hawks Caught On Video

Black Woman Confronts Santorum Over Comments: ‘Why Do You Have A Problem Against Black People?’

David Cobb: Human Rights in the Era of the Corporate Person

A larger issue surrounding the "progressive"-Ron Paul affinity is "statements of manipulation".

Freepers want and love the fact that Newt is hitting Romney on being a 'greedy' investor. WTF?

will newt gingrich come to President Obama's defense when PAC ads lie about him?

The evil of indefinite detention and those wanting to de-prioritze it

Chris Matthews to John Sununu: Obama is your President too

Attention all Volcanophyles! The eruption at El Hierro in the Canaries is getting exciting..

Forced Military Testing in America's Schools

Toon- Obstruction Manual

Scientists grow sperm in laboratory dish

I totally LOVE my communist fire department!

This is out of control - Supreme Court to Decide if Cops Can Raid Homes Based on Drug-Sniffing Dog

Researchers successfully treat previously lethal doses of radiation

A friendly reminder to the Lounge

Video: Woman Sleeping At GOP Debate

Federal Agency Cancels Water Delivery to Pa. Town

Race and the GOP race: Republicans seem to be in a contest to see who can dogwhistle loudest

ALL we need to know re: Romney

Unwell Hawking misses 70th birthday celebrations

Jail for using chalk on sidewalk?

Mitt Romney: Don’t Run For Office If You Need The Salary: TPM

(500) Suncor refinery employees tested for benzene contamination

I am Obamacare...

Pearls from the mouths of dolts

CAPTION Frothy Rick & Willard at this morning's debate

recognizing the 'un'-people

water pipe leaking up to 36,000 gallons a day costing about $100 a day

The Inner Quest of Newt Gingrich by Gail Sheehy

DNC Chair: “Mitt Romney, I think, is more of a job cremator than a job creator."

The GOP’s peculiar vocabulary of race

Is there an an "expand all"


I really miss Molly Ivins right now.

2012 NFL Hall of Fame Nominees

i guess this means Cheney won afterall...

Please give this some love to help Glinda, her friend, and her kitties....

Economics. I've just figured it ALL out. From one very insightful paragraph


John Sununu Offers Conflicting Explanation To Whether Romney Had Seen Super PAC Ads

Hemp and the Rule of Law

"Daddy, What's a Union?" 10 Words Our Kids May Not Recognize

You know how Romney is enemy number 1.1 for freepers?

hot, fresh, Beingets for breakfast. yummmmm

If America elects ANY ONE of these Republican fools, America Deserves what it Gets

ABC's debate treatment of Mitt Romney vs. Ron Paul.

Occupy and Teddy Roosevelt. We've been at this point before in history.

US will respond if Iran blocks Strait of Hormuz

The Meet the Press debate is full of tough questions

This week's poll: What is more of a choice, religious belief or sexual orientation?

GOP Clown Car runs off of the road, accelerating on its gay and womb-control obsession

Don't call him Romney or Mittens. His name is Bain.

Middle-Aged Drug Users Have Sharper Minds: 50-YR-OLDS WHO TOKED-SCORED HIGHER ON MEMORY TESTS

Watching Tweety on MSNBC, I'm confused.. Was there another debate this morning?

The buying of the President 2012 - Mitt Romney's top contributors

Lawsuits over 2011 Fla. legislation unresolved

Gabby and Mark at the Gabe Zimmerman Davidson Canyon trailhead (duw)

Will 'National Opt Out Day' Spark a Testing Backlash?

Huntsman.....Evolution of Logic, Reason demands Candidates of his Type.....Smart and Astute

Birthers Strike Again: President Obama removed from Georgia ballot in 2012?

The GOP Primary is like a

What are your feelings about Hillary Clinton being nominated for any potential SC opening?

Obama: "What's That I Hear?"

Watch MD Anderson Cancer Hospital implosion

The GOP Debate's Gay Rights Softballs

Silent era screenwriter Frederica Sagor Maas dies at age 111 (womens and labor rights activist)

Help! Scary Big time computer attack last night

SCOTUS---thanks alot...

Blair Inc's 'baffling' increase in earnings

10 Great Movies Streaming Free on YouTube

Hackers expose defence and intelligence officials in US and UK

Meet Vermin Supreme 2012 Presidential Candidate

Every 60 seconds a child dies

Iran reported to enrich uranium at underground lab

I am headed out to do some geocaching...

Cameron vows to block EU-wide Tobin tax

The Fallacy Of Relying On Anecdotes In Medicine

Obama inherited an economy that lost 750,000 jobs in his first month in office.

Just got the most fun book from my daughter

Bloomberg To Teachers: DROP DEAD

A banker admits they like others to think for them and that all people are lazy.

Happy Centenial Anniversary ANC

Anyone else get fortunate enough to find their perfect mate?

Ugh. The resolutionaries are back at the gym.

end stage pancreatic cancer

Yo, Willard Bain Romney

SNL Politics Reviewed: Rick Santorum and Google

Meet Foster Friess, Billionaire who Bought Iowa for Santorum

Romney: I Haven't Seen My Super PAC's Ads

headline in local gannett paper: Evangelicals may face choice: electable candidate or 'moral' one


Remember how Fujifilm disrupted the market with the X100? They could be

Jefferson's Bible

Just who is in charge in Lybia?

"Each tree had 56 oranges. If eight slaves pick them equally, then how much would each slave pick?"

Arab ministers may seek UN help in Syria

King of Bain: "When Mitt Romney Came to Town" - Devastating trailer now at Newt's Super PAC website

Cambodia's lost temple, reclaimed from the jungle after 800 years

Big Bang Theory fans: What's your favorite episode?

Dear right wing lurkers. About that google definition of "santorum"

Newt Tells Mitt To Drop The Phony Baloney

Most progressive Islamic countries?

Meet Sheldon Adelson, who donated $5 million to a Gringrich for President PAC.

New Michigan business tax cut takes big bite of K-12 revenues (with poll)

The shape of the Race (I was wrong about Santorum)

Evidence Is Lacking That Romney’s Bain Capital Created Jobs, Axelrod Says

History Shows Presidents Get Re-Elected When Unemployment Is High _ So Long As It's Falling

How do you post pictures on DU

Romney’s foreign policy merits tough questions (Kerry's column in the Union Leader)

Ron Paul will balance the budget "without cutting from...national defense"

Stop Leslie's Tuesday Deportation! If you feel it is wrong to separate a mother from her children

Prestigious liberal media critic joins Glenn Greenwald, criticizes Paul-haters on our side


Newt the Liar

There he goes again. Romney repeated his bogus claim to have created more jobs than Pres. Obama

US Reaches Out To Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood

Why don't liberals continually reference noted American figures in its arguments...

I know what Romney reminds me of.

Anyone on Facebook? - Romney faces fire at NBC News-Facebook debate

Iran Holds Military Exercise Near Afghan Border

Bonus battles: Disgruntled bankers threaten to sue or walk

Heads Up! The replay of this morning's FaceBook/NBC GOP debate just started now (2pm ET) on MSNBC.

Israel Charges Five Settlers With Army Base Rampage

Big Bear Rising: Russia will spend 640 Billion to Upgrade Military

Romney lied about Obama

Obama the FORCE WHISPERER...the Sensei of Power uses Wisdom in applying National Solutions

Tech types - LCD TV problem

It looks like the 9th Circuit court says Corporations are not people my friend...

When pressed where Huntsman promised 'Real Pain' he offered Social Security, Medicare and defense

The Palestinians are Part of the Old Arab Order

Tone-deaf Romney says public office is just for rich folks like him

Leaked Memo Says Apple Provides Backdoor To Governments

For me, this speech is from a uniquely female perspective,

from wall street journal 2009: Bush On Jobs: The Worst Track Record On Record

Suffolk University NH Tracking poll: Santorum dropping like a rock--Paul & Huntsman gaining on Mitt

WHOA!!! ATHEISTS!!! Take a chill pill!!!

Dimock PA water woes continue

Here Come the Jobs! (But How's the Pay?)

whatever happened to that U.S. investigation of rupert murdoch's news corp. ???

The Dirty Fucking Hippies WERE RIGHT!

I'm pretty sure I'm right about this: I saw a forsythia bush in the very very first stages of bloom.

Don't Let the Economy Pick Your Major For You

Perry is for invading Iraq again?

Posting video clips; are there rules?

Found in PA group. Town struggles for water after fracking.

The Political Compass sweet spot

OK folks, it's going to be Romney so start reading up and join the fight.

OK, someone please tell me what's *really* going on. I've seen this story on RW blogs lately

Venezuela will not recognize World Bank ruling in Exxon case

Ron Paul: Heating subsidies are bad policy

GOP speaker of Kansas House prays for Obama’s death, calls First Lady “Mrs. YoMama”

Canada-US border crossed by man using iPad as ID

Record Heat Floods America With Temperatures 40 Degrees Above Normal

The Point (Racism In Politics, Police Brutality & OWS) Full Show

U.S. tightens fishing policy, setting 2012 catch limits for all managed species

can we just call this the Prayer and Healing thread for now?

Gingrich: Media has anti-Christian bias on marriage

And on the eigth morning Gawd took a look around and said, "This Shit Ain't Good!"

Man arrested for mowing while drinking

Believe it or not, a thought struck me & I actually started crying about halfway through this videeo

This makes me sick

I don't think I've seen this level of defense/offense from Democrats before

Syria: Arab League refuses to withdraw observer mission

The attempt to attract sane republicans like Huntsman disenfranchises the working class.

AutoBlog: Why alternative energy has a hard time: fossil fuels get 250 subsidies

Unifying all political dissenters under one banner

Does Mike Smith get paid to coach the Falcons?

Does Santorum remind anyone else of Howdy Doody?

What do you think of the latest group of Cardinal?

January 6, 2012: Statement by the President on the Celebration of Coptic Christmas

Public Service Announcement: DO NOT eat an 8-oz. bag of dried apricots at one sitting.

Rick Perry Correctly Names The Three Departments He Would Cut, Crowd Cheers Wildly

“Heterosexuality is not normal, it's just common.” Dorothy Parker

Humility and elected office

Religious Trauma Syndrome

Democrats and Democratic-leaning gun possessors up 1/3 in two years, but why?


Does this warrant a lock?

I don't understand cat sociology.

Tony Blankley has passed away.

Study looks at deep brain stimulation in bipolar patients

Sane or insane? Reality vs. fantasy? (Presidential race)

Birthers find out that Romney is a secret Mexican

What is all the sniggering about Santorum...

Study: Plume vapors linked to birth defects

Giants/ Packers? Who wants a good old fashion blizzard game?

Under the WTF Category: 'If Fred Got Two Beatings Per Day…' Homework Asks

Dems Fire Back At GOP Proposals To Drug Test Jobless: 'You Pee In The Cup'

ANOTHER Great Idea: The Many Benefits of Working Less

Gingrich Tells Romney to Drop the 'Pious Baloney'; Which Baloney is he Talking About?

Bells and tears mark one year since Gabrielle Giffords shooting

Self paced learning proves a hit at Los Altos school

Robert Parry: Fleecing the Angry Whites

America Is Getting More Power from Renewables than From Nuclear

Murray Gold playing 'I am the Doctor' (Doctor Who) on the piano (sublime)

The Sanctity of Marriage

Anyone here still doesn't believe Bush2 was a charlatan

Did Reagan raise taxes? Hey! Not a 'fair' question CBS 60 Minutes!

I do think that it is a little unfair, or at least disingenuous

Jerry Sandusky's book, 'Touched,' helped police investigation into alleged sex crimes

Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on December Employment

My hope is that the Steelers D makes Tebow

Pirate Party boarding German politics

Best case scenario: Romney gets beat up good by his fellow GOP clowns and limps into the nomination

I'm changing my meds again... sigh.

Schools warned on free-meal obesity risk

Jesus, Tim Tebow will need your help today at 4:30 ET!

12 Canadians changing the way we think

Superbowl? (I'm feeling Ravens vs. Saints)

JimRob going all Stalin on anybody stating the obvious re: Romney

New Hampshire predictions: Win. Place. Show.

Gay beauty queens enters Miss California pageant {2 lesbians in the pageant!}

Bill would require photo ID to cast vote (Nebraska to supress the vote too?)

Shocking! Romney lies in today's debate!

Why hasn't David Weber's Honor Harrington series

WHAA-AAA-AAA!! The Gummit wants to take away my GOD GIVEN RIGHT

Kali learned quickly, but she was a pretty naive li'l rancher when she first started out...

Let's just say your cat is... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... elsewhere.

Fraud and Folly: The Untold Story of General Electric's Subprime Debacle

Good. You're awake. Here's my list of demands in case you EVER decide to come home drunk again!!!

Now you don't have to choose between The Beatles and The Who anymore.

MiddleFingerMom is going to tear himself away from the Intertubes. No, he MEANS it this time!!!

When he wants to impress a date, MiddleFingerMom usually takes her dancing. (DIAL-UP WARNING)

Novartis recalls Excedrin, Bufferin due to broken tablets

Stockton woman warns of voter registration fraud

Broncos-Steelers Game Thread

NYT: Israel Charges 5 Settlers in West Bank Army Base Clash

Rivals tell Romney to drop 'pious baloney'

I want to share a proud mother's story

A proud mother's story

Black Man Confronts Gingrich On Food Stamps Comments: ‘Stop Using Blacks As A Punching Bag’

Detroit Free Press: Medical marijuana supporters push to legalize drug as access tightens

Can any PRO Gun-Control person on this forum name one Gun Control WIN in the last 3 years?

How beautiful is this frozen waterfall in Shandong Province, China

Alright already, Time to drag myself away from here and go food shopping! nt

Hackers expose defence and intelligence officials in US and UK

Appointments Challenge Senate Role, Experts Say

"The Onion? Well, I don't care for that kind of humor." - Mitt Romney

Thieves Seek Restaurants’ Used Fryer Oil

How much difference in the outside temperature does having a foot or two of snow pack make?

US expels Venezuelan diplomat after cyber-attack claims

Six arrested in latest Occupy Oakland march

'This is a get-rich deal,' consultant says of Perry

Talks Break Down at City Opera

A Bit of Fry and Laurie?

Anyone else seeing this Firefox spell-checker weirdness?

Santorum is going after ladies who use birth-control, will he also be going after men who

LOL-GOP Frontrunners=trickless idiots

So apparently Huntsman made a showing last night -- how about this morning?

When Googling "Santorum"

Axelrod on Romney: He's Not A Job Creator, He's A Corporate Raider

Arab League repeats demand for Syrian regime to halt all violence, forces kill 10 civilians

Politics is a popularity contest, and the losers might have something positive to contribute

Romeny: I find it extraordinary that a very few number of families are paying the price of freedom.

County Proposes Ways To Curb Dog Barking (fines $50 to $100)

ATF Guns-to-Drug Cartels Scheme Mirrored Similar Bush Administration Program

Most States Find Joining National Sex Offender Database Not Cost-Effective

Steelers fans throwing up in their mouths !

Is Mitt Romney secretly creating a clone army?

One Day Left To Bid On "WikiLeaks Occupy" Truck...

Nigeria faces mass strike and protests over discontinued state fuel subsidy

Intermission: Fishing Under Ice

Wishadoo Request From DUer

oh, the irony... of Santorum's theocracy

So what if America is the most religious nation?

NEWT: I Know Two Black People

Well, I just hope the Pats don't take the Donkeys for granted next weekend...

It's his position against the drug war that makes Ron Paul so volcanically controversial here on DU.

Flight Attendant Union Reaches Tentative Deal With United

In case you ever wondered how they dumb-down Republican voters...

Update regarding the Iowa DEMOCRATIC caucus, looks like 'uncommitted' gets 1% of the delegates

Netherlands to Close Prisons For Lack of Criminals

My Guantánamo Nightmare

The 36 year old mother and five other kids survived this fire

Notes From a Guantánamo Survivor

The GOP's Race to the Dark Ages

Mitt Romney the Inevitable (Tea Bagger FAIL!!!)

Panetta: Iran Is Seeking Capability To Build Nuclear Weapon But Hasn't Decided To Develop One

Most Disgusting GOP Debate Comment: The Price Of Freedom: For Mitt Romney And Family It’s Negotiable

Geithner’s Ploy: Saving U.S. Banks at Taxpayer Expense, Once Again

Romney (falsely) says Obama didn't expand US trade deals. What about Korea, Colombia, Panama?

Stricken cargo ship Rena breaks up off New Zealand

Mitt, via the freepers

Syria Hails Visit Of Russian Warships To Tartus

Google, Facebook, Twitter, PayPal, Yahoo!and Wikipedia Coordinating possible blackout

Iran Reports Arrests Of U.S. Spies

Tony Blankley, conservative commentator and former Gingrich press secretary, dies at 63

There Are 5,000 Janitors in the U.S. with PhDs

Rare Moon mineral found in Australia ( Moon rocks contents have been on Earth )

The Greenhouse Project - Growing business innovation in the local food economy

Rick Santorum’s Anti-Abortion Politics Would Have Killed His Own Wife [Updated]

The Man Who Would Be Kzin..

I'm calling out Auggie!

Please help with a poll!

Australian government tries to locate Japanese ship and detained men

Eurozone strains increase with grim new economic data

Violent Repression in Syria Claims Relative of Anaheim Businessman Bill Dalati

My Baloney Has a First Name, It’s M-I-T-T

I have a question for the legal eagles RE Westboro baptist

Any triad DUers?

Rethug Tony Blankley dead