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Archives: January 9, 2012

the train

Gingrich Says Bain Capital Looted Companies

Giffords leads Tucson shooting anniversary remembrance

The Babysitter Dilemma

Pic Of The Moment: Gingrich Presses On In New Hampshire

See the girl with the red dress on, She can do the Birdland all night long...

The Occupy Essay is out

Amnesty International warns of more Mideast protests, repression without lasting reforms

Anybody have a son or daughter who took forever and ever in college?

Five myths about the American dream

Corporate Personhood Worse, Ending It Easier, Than You Think

Time to Attack Iran

Grist/Photos: What America looked like before the EPA

Transcript of the ABC Yahoo GOP Debate held Saturday

The Simpsons Take On Fox News And Glenn Beck

Is Humphrey-Hawkins still on the books?

I just ran into a woman who I used to talk to about diets all the time. She had lost a good amount

WTF is this Rand GOP shit on FOX?? Free air time to sell the GOPer cut spending shit...this is not

I'm starting to feel left out.

Is anyone else sick of the MSM calling rich people "job creators"???

Distance Rumblings getting louder? Its the GOPers Castle of Cards Collapsing in Year 2012...

RuPaul Is ‘Campaigning’ In New Hampshire To Spread Awareness That He Is Not Ron Paul

Doncha love it when them GOPers rattle off a list of what a smart President must be: Only to see

The Supremes Get Indecent Proposals...

Rolling Stones - She's a Rainbow

Several buildings collapse in Cordova, Alaska, after estimated 18 feet of snow in past weeks

U.S. Agents Aided Mexican Drug Trafficker to Infiltrate His Criminal Ring

to whoever makes those "pic of the moment" pix

Tucson Survivors Share their Stories One Year Later

Giffords leads Tucson shooting anniversary remembrance

Struggle for civility remains a year after Giffords shot

One Year After the Giffords Shooting the Pro-Gun Folks are Still Whistling in the Dark

What do Huntsman, Santorum, and Romney have in common besides running for the Rethug nomination?

Iran sentences Iranian-U.S. man to death for spying

So who should I be voting for in the primaries for congress?

GOP Bench Warmers.. stuck on MOOT and Minutiae...attacking ea other with moot BS is not

A steep drop in crime, but do you feel safer?

Afghan 'soldier' kills Nato serviceman in Zabul

Will the "Tea Parties" break up after 2012?

City Upon a Hill By JFK - Joseph Kennedy III, Massachusetts' next U.S. Congressman (?)

How's this for a specialized message board?

Brazilian loggers 'tied eight-year-old Amazonian tribe girl to a tree and burned her alive'

Butter Lines In Norway

Gotta head to work in a few minutes

Investors in Murdoch's News Corp forgive hacking

U.S. moves toward legal action against Swiss bank: sources

"Oh, the Places You'll Go" at Burning Man!

Occupy 2012: Firmly disorganized, driven by dreams

10 Questions To Ask Your Favorite Conservative

Newt's SuperPAC draws blood - 'Most of us think its just plain wrong.'

Afghanistan's poor face difficult decisions amid winter cold

China says U.S. defense policy stance misjudges Beijing intent

Musharraf says he's returning to Pakistan to run for elections

Honduran Priest Says Cops Tortured Him

How threat of loose Soviet nukes was avoided

My latest artwork!

The World's Largest Record Collection

Iverglas has been banned from this group

Rohnert Park police find assault rifle, grenade launcher in home after accidental shooting

The HMO Review Board

Hyundai Motor plant suspended after employee sets himself ablaze

Rescued dogs lend owners their ears and change lives

In NH, GOP voters' questions often omit jobs

Fox Nation Fabrication: Obama Did Not Call 8.5 Percent Unemployment Rate "A Success"

Euro zone woes outweigh economic hopes

Anyone want to bet this jackass ends up working at FIXED NEWS

Really Jury??

Action on Stalled Housing Market Vital for U.S. Economic Expansion: View

Another frugal find yesterday..

How did John Fox know the Chargers would beat the Raiders?

I've been making a concerted effort for years not to be Chinese

Joe Scar just mentioned Ron Paul is passing his POWER to Rand, his rookie Senator son...did't

Newt, Romney, Huntsman, & Paul Get Occupied by Vermin Supreme Jan 8th New Hampshire Primary

Bloomberg: Texas Voting Rights Clash Puts U.S. High Court in Election Fray

Jay Paterno was quoted on GMA as saying that JoePa

Focus on the Family distorts ANOTHER study to denigrate same-sex families

Why no one should take Nexium and it should never have been approved

Official Bet Shemesh Women Flashmob

Chris Hedges: The Gospel of the Penniless, Jobless, Marginalized and Despised

Krugman: America's Unlevel Field

Romney's track record at Bain: 22% of companies filed for bankruptcy or closed their doors

Why Is Public Education Being Outsourced to Online Charter Schools?

The Rapid Economic Recovery Republicans Are Praying Against

Wisconsin: Tammy Baldwin Runs Straight at the Tea Party (Music to my ears)

TPM: The Rapid Economic Recovery Republicans Are Praying Against

Dog-Abuser and Law-Breaker Mitt Romney

Standing Down Republican Bullies and Thugs

Private Contractors to the Government

Post a line from a book you're reading.

Behold and Beware Our New ‘SWAG’ Economy

Oh, GREAT. Now look at what you've done. You've gone and "irritated" NEWT. Proud of yourself?

Keith Olbermann Agrees To Anchor Current Election Coverage

Occupy Oakland plans more antipolice rallies

Did anyone else see Chris Christie on a Morning Joe segment today? I'm scared for him...

US court to rule on Boston College Troubles archive

Shameless - first episode was funny. Welcome back Fiona and Frank, et al.

Huntsman Chemical Company is a major polluter

Carbon emissions 'will defer Ice Age'

Obama hasn't solved the economic problem therefore we must vote in Republicans.....

New York City Opera announces musician lockout


Turning ‘country first’ on its head

Mr. Romney, I don't want the government to "give" me anything.

Rick Perry Shows His Ass

Toles Toon- Democracy must be in there somewhere!

Allen Gregory has been cancelled.....does anyone care?

In NH, Gingrich...who is PERPETUALLY trying to start a debate...didn't want to "start a debate"

Mitt Romney Feels YOUR Pain --- Says He Feared Getting ‘Fired’

Doubts Grow over Greek Debt Restructuring

Wisconsin police, firefighter unions allege blackmail over benefits

President Obama holds strong to protect Grand Canyon from uranium mining

Final PPP poll of NH: Mitt: 35% Paul 18% Huntsman 16%

Scott Walker Does It His Way

Paul passing power to son, Romney's dad says only rich should run, Huntsman's dad bankrolling run

Importance of FA Cup appears to be fading

Don’t root for public-sector job losses

The Truth About the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

The Rapid Economic Recovery Republicans Are Praying Against

Romney holding steady in NH

oh the games our U.S. State Department plays

NEWT gives us Mittens: "They apparently looted the companies, left people unemployed and walked off"

Why is Susie ORMAN talking like Darth RUMSFELD *and* Quitter PALIN?

DU Album of the Day: ALabama Shakes - "Alabama Shakes EP"

Indian man recalls leopard attack caught on camera

India has declared 2012 as "National Year of Mathematics"

A Butter message to the USA!

Wounded Warriors roll in (on bicycles)

Peak oil review - January 9

Peak oil review - January 9

Drumbeat from this weekend and today...

Drumbeat from this weekend and today...

My current Anti-Virus (McAfee) program is expiring soon, I need reccomendations for better ones.

This Ripe Moment

Yowling kitty problem appears on its way to being solved.

Here is my current Mac portable:

U.S. debt is now equal to economy

Nightmare on Wall Street

NYT: Barricaded Inside His Show

More on the Steelers/Broncos Game

In 3 Min., Romney Takes 3 Different Positions On Whether Contraception Is Protected By Constitution

CBS national poll on repub presidential candidates: Romney, Gingrich, Santorum within 5 points.

The Bible is a Good Book, But God Didn't Write It

As home prices fall, more borrowers walk away

Toon- One Good Thing About Rick Perry

No One Can Win the Future

It's the Ninth Annual Rocktivity DU/LBN "You Call This NEWS?" Awards!

Judge for yourself - Is this Police Brutality (Occupy Oakland-video)

Romney: "I Like Being Able To Fire People "

Political Issues Ranked by Importance

US to Protect Grand Canyon From Uranium Mining

The Rebranding Of CAM As “Harnessing The Power Of Placebo” - Illuminating Ted Kaptchuk's Sales Pitch

Neither Snooki or Robby the Robot will ever be President or Vice-President.

Tom Toles on 'SuperPacs'

This is why Ron Paul attracts some liberals.

Occupy New Hampshire Derides Both Parties {'Why Does 1% Have Two Parties and We Have None?'}

Elin Nordegren did donate to Habitat for Humanity

Thom Hartmann: Have Tea Partiers turned in Tea Cups for Champagne Flutes?

Saw the "Good Wife" and "The Firm" last night.....

A Viewer’s Guide to the Supreme Court Case

Detroit light rail back on again?

Let's help Rick Santorum find another term for 'middle class'.

Just so you know - Elin Nordegren did have Habitat for Humanity come in first

Anagram fun: "Willard Romney" = "War Drill Money"

Shale Bubble Inflates on Near-Record Prices

Ewwwww . . . . . ick. :shudder:

Most recorded bass player

Placed an on line order with Mello Digital for an Olympus FL36R flash.

Romney falls to 33% in latest Suffolk University NH tracking poll (down 10-points in six days)

Stimulus: Congress should pass these proposals by Senators Kerry and Lautenberg

They are job re-locators!

Paul Krugman: America’s Unlevel Field

U.S. set to limit mining near Grand Canyon

Papa John's Employee Calls Woman 'Lady Chinky Eyes' on Receipt

Would you change your name if it was: Beezow Doo-Doo Zopittybop-Bop-Bop

"Just the Ticket" -- Obama/Clinton 2012 -- Bill Keller, New York Times -- 1/9/2012

Newspaper & Press Group Fight Politicians' Lawsuit Threat

Actress, 40, Makes a Federal Case of Her Age

Grim Bullying Tale From Middle School, teacher watches and ignores it

Embarrassing Complaint Against School (made kid w/broken leg crawl in snow)

SC Governor Nikki Haley faces recall - by conservatives!

‘Only Humane Thing' - candidates are cleverly solving problem (Borowitz making me laugh)

When Juries and TOS Collide

The next phase of the Revolution... OCCUPY NAKED

Girl, 14, Sues Family to Stop Abortion

Winter Schedule including new tv shows...

DOD Strategy May Benefit Northrop, Huntington

"The only humane thing to do." (LOL)

The Treaty of Tripoli

Can the "death threats" be reported to the police?

Olbermann and Current resolve Feud, Olberman Will Control Election Coverage

As I suspected - Non-Presidential Candidate Gingrich invited to the NAACP National Convention,

Global Warming: The final argument

Could we possibly call it "The Romney"? - New smart TV from Lenovo

The Rude Pundit: Hey, Media: It's Not About Romney; It's About Money

Picasso painting stolen from Greek gallery

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie Responds to Female Hecklers With Offensive Oral Sex Joke

'Extinct' Galapagos tortoise may still exist

Quick note to those with PVR events on Dish Network for Free Speech TV. Channel has changed!

Senior citizen cleared of drug charges.....

todays trades:discipline discipline discipline

2012 is the YEAR of REASON....this is Where The BEST TRUMPS LESS....So far, The Best is coming

What's for Dinner? ~ Monday the 9th ~ Friday the 13th!

Did Romney say "Let Detroit die" because he cannot make anything worthwhile?

'Storage Wars' Star I Need BIG MONEY ... or I'm Off the Show!!

So How Well Would President Obama Fare Matched Up Against Santorum?

European Banks Now Get Loans From Cash-Rich Firms

Hillary on the Ticket, the Zombie Idea

Romney: Not Even Net

Socialism and Welfare Republicans - Bash Europe in Search of Votes

'Extinct' Galapagos tortoise may still exist

How Would It Feel To Be Straight In A Mostly Gay World?

'Islamic extremist' arrested by feds in Fla. bomb plot

Save The Day: Religious Right Hijacks Religious Freedom Celebration

Investors Pay to Lend Germany Money

Courageous Whistleblower Wants You To Know: The Keystone Pipeline is a Lemon

Serving Steaks, Eating Hot Dogs

Question on a Jon Huntsman scenario..

Iraqi officials: Car bombs kill 14 in Baghdad

DNC Handing Out Pink Slips for Romney in New Hampshire

The Pets Group has a host. Now it needs more. Please consider being a host, too.

Corporations Hate Taxes, So They Let the Children Pay

Prostitution is Violence

If you had a few of these, what would you do with them?

Thom Hartmann: Conversations w/Great Minds - Gunnar Tómasson - The Iceland Collapse P. 1

Fifteen Differences Between Democrats And Republicans

Joke from the radio: The last time a white broncho got this much...

Thom Hartmann: Conversations w/Great Minds - Gunnar Tómasson - Worldwide Collapse P. 2

Pennsylvania Teachers Agree to Work for Free after Funds Cut

Detroit Closes Police Precincts to Public for Crime Reporting 16 Hours a Day

Falcons’ two-point total is first in NFL playoff history

More sex please we're Christians: Texas pastor plans church rooftop bed-in

Was The U.S. Defeated In Iraq?

Woman in severed penis case expected to enter plea

Best Democratic president since 1932.

Viewpoints: Water barons will corner market in new 'Chinatown'

GOP Iowa Caucuses a MODEL for Transparent Democracy!

Newt Gingrich Hates Media Bias On Secular Gay Bigotry

Prostitution is Violence

Silly me!

Signs of spring arrive early for the UK

You know what? Teblow IS a lot like Elway

Gilad Shalit's Father Plans Run for Office

Mr. Fish Toon- The Wienie!

"Severed penis" is the phrase for today. Modify a thread title to include "severed penis".

Hendrik Hertzberg: Close Calls

Carbon emissions 'will defer Ice Age'

Cold War on Ice: Summit Series '72

The worst college major for getting a job is ...

Todd Palin Endorses Newt Gingrich

Movie: The Conspirator (And the NDAA and WOT)

Why are the energy companies so afraid of alternative energy projects? It is not as if we are not

Huntsman: Romney ‘Completely Out of Touch’

Romney: I like being able to fire people!

Ack! President Romney Meets Other World Leaders

what i want

Swiss National Bank chief Hildebrand resigns amid uproar over private dollar trades

Monday Toon Roundup 1- The Campaign continues...

China successfully pressured by public to release more data on air pollution in Beijing

Monday Toon Roundup 2- GOP and the rest

Report: Son of NFL's Green Bay Packers offensive coordinator reported missing

US bans new mining claims near Grand Canyon

CNN: Overconfident Santorum Premiers New V-Neck Trousers

Why can't atheists get any leverage ?

New study: Lesbian households produce a child abuse rate of 0% {from november}

Furor in Greece over pedophilia as a disability

Reason number 323 why Romney will never be President of the US

Man kidnaps woman, forces her to watch the torture and dismemberment of another woman

If Democrats just played the GOP commercials, with the disclaimer "Actual GOP advertisement",

From the White House Blog -- Gossip in Wonderland

So TAWD Palin endorses Newt. Who does Cindy McCain endorse?

Delonte West is banned from visiting the White House

Do Colleges Need a Consumer's Report Card?

Sign of the times: NH tea partiers split on candidate endorsements - Paul, Newt, and Santorum

Asian Manufacturers Will Lead the $8 Billion Market for Electric Vehicle Batteries

NC: Voting map opponents ask to delay 2012 primary

Where do I find the search feature? --nt

I've been at my job for 25 years and get a gift....

Movie Couples that you'd love a sequel to see what they are doing today.

Ind. Dems ending boycott, won't promise labor vote

Governor Cuomo's trainwreck in progress:

Reagan, at 69, was the oldest President ever to take office.

Green Day - Last of The American Girls

Here’s Craig James senate campaign commercial (video)

Indiana Dems ending boycott, won't promise labor vote

Rare Earths In Abundance (

The Truth About Republicans - by George Carlin

China slams Asia-focused U.S. defense strategy

Right-wing faux indignation over lavish White House parties and spending

Is the plural of penis penises or peni

(Marine) Le Pen (French National Front) trumpets protectionism (in presidential race)

Elizabeth Warren Stands Outside Fenway, in the Cold, Shaking Hands. (PHOTO)

Obama's New Hampshire Shadow Campaign

So... Mrs. Obama didn't particularly like Rahm Emmanuel or Gibbs

Translation of LIMBOsevic: Tawd PALIN is a bimbo. (Tawd endorsing the Grinch)

In La Jolla people-versus-seals battle, tide has yet to turn

planning a spring migration trip. suggestions?

Prairieland striking a blow for independence in milk sales

The Tebow Connection - Song >>

Two new Groups have been created: Asian Group and Buddhism Group

Sandhill Ranchers Beef trying to close gap to consumer

Slow cookers - any opinions?

MSNBC: William Daley resigning as Chief of Staff

The Buddhism Group Is Here!

Breaking -William Daley resigns as WH Chief of Staff

Romney seeks to limit damage from remark about firing people

Pic Of The Moment: Todd Palin Endorses Polar Bear

Thousands of $s worth of high-grade night-vision equipment missing from the Wash. St. base

Jerry Brown's California budget slashes $1 billion from prisons

Goldman Sachs Partners Could See Pay Cuts

Romney says he likes 'being able to fire people'

This Is NOT A Christian Country, It Is A Country Which Happens To Have A Lot Of Chrisitians.

The Quality of the GOPers Oval Bench Sucks,,,,none of them Bench Warmers got the Plans for us.

Lionel Messi wins FIFA Ballon d'Or for the 3rd consecutive year

Been attempting to follow the Eight Fold Path for some time now.

Climate Denial Crock of the Week: Sea Level Rise and Climate Change

German Hackers Are Building a DIY Space Program to Put Their Own Uncensored Internet into Space

Government Set to Sell Foreclosures in Bulk

Where have all the assets gone?

Rick Perry: Sure Mitt was worried about pink slips 'whether he had enough to hand out' at Bain

Santorum: Selling the Law to the Highest Bidder

Mitt Romney: "I Started at The Bottom" at Bain and Company

Romney and Bain maximized returns by firing workers and seeking government subsidies

The Conservative Reaction

Greenwald links to pieces arguing the validity of citing Ron Paul's views, and more

OK, Who's the wise guy?

Dave Weigel: Buddy Roemer Now Outpolling Rick Perry in NH in latest Suffolk tracking poll

Low-cost life for all

This is really striking

Double Amputee Artist Attacked for Gay Work

Weird stuff is happening

Salazar: Mining ban "is the right approach for this priceless American landscape”

High Fives at DNC Headquarters

"The Bain stuff, preppy warmonger/draft-dodger, flip-flopping - he’s got loser stink all over him."

Tim Tebow earns $250K bonus for playoff win

THE GREEKS...They know how to live, eat, dance, sing, eat, shtoop, and have oodles of FUN

Bless Gabby's Heart.

What big eyes you have

Holy Crap! Even RICK PERRY has joined Occupy Wall Street!

There comes a time when you just have to ask yourself, "What the hell was HopeHoops doing....

President Obama's Gallup approval rating amongst liberal Democrats from January 2nd-8th is 85%.

Greetings, Earth-penguin! - by Tom Tomorrow

Is a young Meerkat called a Meerkittie or a Meerkiddie?

Fox trio

DUers, what do you think of Jacob Lew (Obama's new COS)?

hahahahha hahahaha, spit, choke, hahahha

The Ever Expanding Digital Panopticon: DHS Releases Report On Social Media Spying Program

Chile Invokes Pinochet-Era Terror Law as Blazes Turn Deadly

How do you radicalize a population...

Chile Invokes Pinochet-Era Terror Law as Blazes Turn Deadly

Senate Staff Play Bizarre Office Pool on Wildfires

Larkin only one elected to Hall

Small sampling but look what the most important issues were at DU in 2006

Homer Simpson becomes Glenn Beck style ‘loudmouth’

Close the gate to keep the fog out!

UCSB scientists say topography played key role in Deepwater Horizon disaster

It's not REALLY a man's fault.

Veggie Games

Romney Confronted On Opposition To Auto Bailout

Heck is other people.

Back to basics as coal power rises {spain}

You must be this old to enjoy this ride.

MiddleFingerMom is STILL quite the party animal.

He doesn't like to brag or nothin', but MiddleFingerMom is pretty irresistible in the sack.

It seems that the runup to war with Iran has begun

Frozen Lake

Mitt Romney ‘I like to fire people’ blunder gives rivals hope in New Hampshire

It’s no ordinary sale. It’s a FUCKIN’ SALE!

Alan Grayson, Rick Santorum and the Weather Underground...your forecast is for sale to lobbyists

Good News! Supremes avoiding messing with section 5

Video: Mother Lilli and daughter Ava, aged 24 months (and deaf), having a conversation

"Issa Announces Oversight Hearing on DNS & Search Engine Blocking"

'The King of Bain' - What will a half hour expose of Corporate Greed mean for US Politics?

another ... all women are prostitutes, one way or another. MILF was ALMOST felt to be sexist

Daley’s Demotion: How Washington Elites Got Obama Wrong - By Jonathan Chait full nickname: Frothy the Slow Man. Discuss...

So we admitted (again) today Iran is not seeking nuclear weapons.

Could you use an extra $23,545?

Why Romney's Gaffe is SO Damaging - Michael Kinsley: a "gaffe" is when a politician tells the truth.

Finding Members

So, the Obamas threw a Halloween party for kids? And that's a scandal?

"We pissed Jesus off!" Video >>

Tebow Time: The three 3:16 references

Ezra Klein: The difference between Jack Lew and Bill Daley

Mitt Romney Truth Teller: I Like To Fire People

Believe it or Not, Europeans (Kind of) Like Mitt Romney (at least compared to the others)

A Planet Where Birds Evolved From Fish

Are there any other gout sufferers here?

Hospital ER visit racks up $20,211 bill

Relatives Accused of Killing Teen They Thought Was a Witch

New TV ad mocking Romney "I like to be able to fire people"

Cantor Fitzgerald Seeks OK to Sue Airline (re: 9/11)

Doctors urge fracking moratorium

Why hasn't Buddy Roemer been invited to the Republican debates?

Hill Dems Celebrate As White House Chief Of Staff Is Replaced

Romney's right: a boss should be able to fire a worker

FUTURE SHOCK College for today’s newborns could cost as much as $422K

Goldman sees massive upside risk in oil prices

Dear Customer Who Stuck Up For His Little Brother ...


America Locked (and Tortured) A Children’s Humanitarian Aid Worker In Gitmo For Seven Years

Ogden officer killed in firefight ‘doing exactly what he wanted to do’

Floating the Future of Offshore Wind

Why I’m leaving the Republican Party…and Endorsing President Obama.

Barbara Lee joins up with Ron Paul

Cameron denies 'dictating' terms of Scottish referendum

'Mile High Halo' Forms Over Tim Tebow And Mile High Stadium During Broncos-Steelers Game

Walker's Wisconsin: Kenosha County Sheriff Says Signs More Than 4' Wide Not Allowed On Public Land.

Should minors have greater rights?

Wendell Potter: President Santorum Would Be Insurers’ Best Buddy

Did Dylan Ratigan read my book?

The number of members ignoring me has doubled.

Outgoing Mississippi governor pardons 2 killers

For reasons of mental health, I haven't spent much time here recently so if someone could either

Mark Knoller Tweet: "CBS News has been told that Daley may serve the Obama Campaign as a co-chair"


Pissed Off.

I would like to play the "approval rating game" from now until the election.

TCM Schedule for Tuesday, January 10th: Guest Programmer James L. Brooks

Fracking Moratorium Urged by U.S. Doctors

Huntsman Gaining in New Hamphire: Polls

Aussie anti-whaling 'pirates' to come home

Judge rules black church is landlord of KKK store

Does anyone else think Debbie Wasserman Schultz has to go?

Popcorn, aged tequila, and Republicans going all “we are the 99%” on each other.

TCM Schedule for Wednesday, January 11th: Star of the Month: Angela Lansbury

Illinois Downgraded Again

This is the strangest primary of them all. The GOP is talking up Class War,

GOP plan: No HS diploma? No unemployment check

Very Cool!

Hacked memo leaked: Apple, Nokia, RIM supply backdoors for gov't intercept?

Aww, that's a Shame!

Suppose we took all the money out of politics and every major candidate gets an equal amount

Gitmo Evil Twin: Prison withdrawal hype

that didn't take long: Perry's new ring tone mocks Romney: "I like being able to fire people"

Drones, Asia & Cyber War: Pentagon Shifts Priorities in New Review; Budget Exceeds Bush Era

Unite Regionally

Regarding Romney's "I like being able to fire people" gaff....

Do you think President Obama will get more votes/ higher percentage than W did in NH in '04?

Sanjay Patel: A Hipster’s Guide to Hinduism

OOPs: Santorum Supported Individual Health Insurance Mandate In 1994 Republican Primary

Nicotine patches of little use to smokers, study says

TYT: Abortion Restrictions Explode In United States

from the Jesus-Candidate: Santorum: We Can't Live With a Nuclear Iran Because They're a Theocracy"

Nicotine therapy doesn't help people quit smoking - study

When Huntsman talks about his sons in the Navy...

Rural schools struggle to keep buses running (CA eliminating school transportation funding?)

Ron Paul Loves Blacks, Santorum Loves Made-Up Gay Son, Pope Newt

The MOST important program on the FOOD NETWORK (re hunger)

Ads on Florida school buses could become reality (update to earlier story)

Israeli hackers: We've obtained Saudi credit card info

US House Speaker John Boehner Visits Brazil Slum

White Myth: Black People Love Food Stamps

Canada's getting hotter, too

Congressional pay could rise in 2013

Polish Prosecutor Cuts Short News Conference, Shoots Self

Partners in Love and the Presidency

Great Graph: "Literally A Textbook Case Of Executive Greed And Mismanagement"

RNC to punish Florida Republicans

I did not think of it as a offensive oral sex joke, I read it "going down" jersey style "Sopranos"

Gay Marriage a Threat to Humanity's Future: Pope

President: "We must not let our Navy be lured into a trap in the Gulf. A trap we set for ourselves."

It's official: Italy v. US, Feb. 29, in Genoa

Billionaire American Socialists

Would-Be Donors Lose Alien Gag Law Challenge

Anastassia Michaeli, Israel Knesset Member, Throws Water In Face Of Colleague (VIDEO)

Hezbollah: UN chief not welcome in Lebanon

Will Romney Lie His Way to the White House?

Is Michelle B going to retain her congressional seat? She hasn't been at her "job" in like months

IDF soldiers thwart major terror attack near Jenin

Any "Once Upon a Time" fans in here? I gotta question...

Mitt Romney - I Like Firing People

Did anyone else hear this about Mitt?

Just watched "What about Bob" - forgot how awesome that movie is

Leo Messi wins 3rd consecutive FIFA Player of the Year

With Recall Looming Top Scott Walker Operative Faces Criminal Charges

President’s Call with Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller

Let it sink.

FAA says pilots can guide whooping cranes

Bizarre USA Today presidential poll/game

I want to say goodbye to the wonderful people of this group.

The Buddhism Group is here.

World's 'most expensive' tea grown in Chinese panda poo

Perry Slams Romney's Record at Bain Capital

1. Salt Lake City - GAYEST CITY?!?

National Geographic Photography Contest Winners 2011 (

Obama's chief of staff resigns (yet again), to be replaced by another shady Wall Street banker

Twin Cities Bishop to Priests: Toe the Line on Marriage or Keep Your Mouth Shut

Ugandan pastor treated in Israel after being attacked by Muslim extremists

America hits the brakes on health care spending

Who Is New White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew?

JibJab Bids Farewell to Last Year

Schools chief defends keeping accused Ala. teacher

An open letter to the people who hate Obama more than they love America

Coptic businessman on trial over cartoon

Former Fort Bragg soldier charged with trying to join Al-Qaida group

Righthaven complains about ‘scorched-earth’ efforts to enforce judgments

Wow, I almost forgot what patriotism really means....

Did Hell on Wheels blow your ever lovin' mind last night or what?

Is there a new invasion of sock-puppets?

Sen. Rand Paul: Civil Rights Act Was Overreach Because "I Can't Have A Cigar Bar Anymore"

My John Boehner article at Go Gonzo Journal

NJ Democrats Name Gay Marriage Bill as Top Priority

Another Victory for Gay Parents and Their Children

Senator Franken Releases New "Making It Better" Video

Hostess Brands Preparing for Chapter 11 Filing

Hmmm. It has crossed my mind that the Rs are kneecapping Willard

When will the GOPers quit with the Small Town Solutions for the Nation Works?? IT FUCKING DOESN'T

Framing the Bain Job Numbers...

Don't just think of Santorum as a frothy anti-abortion, anti-contraception, anti-sex religious bigot

I'll be your new host.

An interesting response by one of Santorum's daughters on CNN...

Meet the new Socialist on the block

Panetta admits Iran not developing nukes

Allen West Calls Upon Generals To Resign, Protest Obama Administration

STOCK MARKET WATCH - Tuesday, 10 January 2012

SOPA opposition not longer just for hippies and nerds

Try to not get disturbed. (No duct tape used in this vid)

Yey! Asian group welcome thread!


Christina-Taylor Green, 9-Year-Old Killed In Tucson Shooting, Lives On Through Her Foundation

what would it take to get OCCUPY and the tea party together?

Dems hope to portray Romney as Monty Burns—with better hair & a stronger jaw

Question for those brave enough to visit Freeperville:

Talking to Republicans about government is like talking to Frankenstein about fire..

MSNBC's Millionaire Heiress, Meghan McCain. Dumb at any price.


Native American roots trump in adoption battle over toddler

Japanese company buys stake in Hunt Oil's Eagle Ford shale holdings

Are there plans to program a way for us to post individual replies to our journals?

Panama promises economic aid for participants in 1964 riots over US control of Panama Canal

T Bag Heros turned into ZEROS in record time: Cantor, Rand Paul, Cain, Perry, Palin, Bachmann,

Panama promises economic aid for participants in 1964 riots over US control of Panama Canal

Latest CBS poll of national GOP favorite for president has Romney tied with . . . . . . .

Senator Franken Releases New "Making It Better" Video

WWII pilot not allowed to sit in plane

Ron Paul's Policies Would Put Many Americans in Peonage

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Jesus Leaves Broncos, Signs With Patriots

'Paleolithic tombs discovered' in Yemen

Lay Off of Community Organizers!

Shadow Puppets Argue for Marriage Equality in Stunning New Music Video from Bye June:

REPORT: News Networks Ignore Controversial SOPA Legislation

10th Anniversary of Delahunty/Yoo memo. 2 days before Guantanamo Opened.

faces of the day

Living in a world without privacy

US agents helped launder millions in drug proceeds

Another anti-immigrant know-nothing with a funny name

Doing better.

Jan. 9 | Write to a current detainee Week long events of 10th Anniversary of Guantanamo

CBS Poll: Romney Bests Obama, Paul Comes Close

As God is my witness, my goal is to turn this forum into the Tim Tebow Emporium!

Enough with the Tebow threads -- can we discuss Cheerleading again?

Did anyone watch the latest Absolutely Fabulous this weekend.

The Way I See It...

"Government just needs to get out of our way" says NH moron and business owner on CBS nooz.

Iranian, Venezuelan Leaders Rebuff U.S., Joke About Bomb

I'm thinking of having this Friday's "K&R" thread for Obama be a "mega-style" thread.

What music have to listened to lately?

Lou Reed - Walk on the Wild Side

I don't think we need a zillion hosts (if any, actually), BUT

UN "plot" to create homosexuals, sez Catholic Church...

Oly's Ordeal: Corgi Survives 4 Days After Owner Dies In Avalanche

Roll Damn Tide!

Romney's problem with this 'gaffe'...

Obama still determined to close Guantanamo prison

Panetta admits Iran not developing nukes

Ice threatens shipment of fuel to Alaska town

Still “Lying to Children”: How No Child Left Behind Corrupted Education

a Santorum Presidency would be the worst thing that could happen to American Catholics

Obama raising money in DC for Democrats

Post here if you feel left out because no one has you on ignore.

More Questions Arise about Soldier who Promoted Ron Paul in Uniform, Has Arrest Record

Willow Grove, Pennsylvania amusement park about 1960

Australian Girl Survives 111m Bungee Fall into Crock Infested Victorian Fall

Can I put a timer on the computer modem?

An open letter to the people who hate Obama more than they love America

Bama-LSU Championship Game Thread.

My eyes have gazed upon the forbidden

An open letter to the people who hate Obama more than they love America

TYT: Fox News Guest Accidentally Describes How Biased Fox Is

HuffPo: Slavery Examples Used In Georgia School Worksheet Upsets Parents

The Heart Sutra

Drill babysahn Drill!

So here's my question? Why didn't everyone spend every waking hour talking about Trent Dilfer?

Bain Was Offshoring In Massachusetts, While Romney Was Governor

Who would be the most fun to see Obama

Has anyone noticed how the cost of groceries is rising while the amount for what we are paying is

An open letter to the people who hate Obama more than they love America

Any one seen this?

Five years ago today Apple changed the world of smartphones and mobile computing forever.

Doodling in Math Class: Spirals, Fibonacci, and Being a Plant [2 of 3]

Global Facts About Sex:

Bama better win by at least 20 points

Comparing Gingrich to Hitler: WSJ

France and Germany push controversial Tobin tax

Props to the rescuers of the unwanted...

Switzerland's central bank chief resigns

Best Line from Ed

Is there a way to mark an individual thread as "READ"

Gay marriage a threat to humanity's future: Pope (yeah, he DID say that)

GA drug testing bill could get interesting

hong kongs poor living in cages.

Your tax dollars at work: 45 million DHS program complete disaster

Gingrich Says Gay Rights Questions Are Anti-Christian Bigotry

Occupy targets Rahmbo

Paranoid or Placid? Scans Show Pot's Effect on Brain

Triple, Triple solution for National Deficits/Debt.

Rain and mudslides kill at least 8 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, leave 20 missing

Today, 1999

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

Romney got his looks from his father


The money spent on these campaigns, not to mention the ones to come yet this year, is DISGRACEFUL

President Obama links congressional republicans with candidates

Olympus sues current, former executives

Baby Dies In Russian Sewer System Tragedy

Google admits profiting from illegal Olympic ticket ads

The Jury system proves one thing if it proves anything....

I'd like to hear from some other DU'ers about their particular path and traditions.

Snoop Dogg Wants to Get High With President Obama and Convince Him to Legalize Weed

How many want to provide some distruption during Super Bowl week

US argues it is immune from STD experiment lawsuit

So, are some of us still using and posting back at DU2 and some of us are using and posting here?

Newton Leroy McPherson: WHO?! Newt!

As in GOPer Tradition, the Presidential Candidates vie for the SHALLOW MAN TITLE, a requirement

White House Wants To Convert Foreclosed Houses To Rentals - MSNBC

Former intern catches Romney in lie.

14 Cattle Trucks Burned by Activists at Harris Ranch in Coalinga, California

Something to remember the next time the Catholic League slings its usual shit

Polish Military Prosecutor Attempts Suicide at Briefing

New political party seeks Wisconsin atheist

Fans Arrive to Find Seats Now a Media Area.

Groups: Barricades at NYC ex-Occupy camp illegal

(California) State stops seeking refunds for overpaid welfare

President Malam Bacai Sanhá of Guinea-Bissau Dies at 64

(Texas redistricting) Justices Grapple With Voting Rights Case That Could Help Tip the House

Green Bay Packers' Offensive Coordinator Joe Philbin's son reported as missing

Fracks in the Foundation

North Korea to conduct special pardons for convicts to mark birthdays of 2 late leaders

O Glory Hole, Jack WELCH is on Piers yapping about RAYGUN's "recovery"

Christian Conservatives Intend To Make Gay Marriage A Distraction

in keeping with the good news about the Grand Canyon...

Netanyahu mulls gestures toward Palestinians to keep peace talks going

Rally procession brings attention to health coverage

Mitt Romney and the media

A resolution for cat people

Are you an Iliad or an Odyssey type human?!1

So, is there a primer?

Knesset passes bill that could put asylum seekers in jail without trial

Right-wing think tank leaks salaries of Florida public employees via new website

A couple points in the shade of gray department

Never mind.

Pakistan wants halt to Arab 'religious colonialism'

CONGRATULATIONS to President Obama for tossing banker Daley from the White House!

A Public Service Announcement on Plutonium

Has anyone seen HBO's "Mildred Pierce"? Is it any good?

Spanish language help, please?

Carbon emissions 'will defer Ice Age'

Celebrated Immigrant Brokers Preying on their own

FIRE 9/11/11

What to do in Houson, or IAH, for 8 hours in August?

Penis Tattoo Leads to Permanent Erection

Illinois teacher commits suicide citing working conditions

Federal Recognition for Native Hawaiians Could Come Via Interior Dept

Winning Our Future | King of Bain "When Mitt Romney Came To Town"

In defense of mail carriers.

James Fallows: Why You Cannot Say You 'Like' Firing People - & why you can't un-ring that bell

The long overdue downfall of Gordon Gekko: Romney is "paradigmatic exemplar" of the Reagan-era mogul

See what happens when you make bad decisions

anyone watching the NBC story on Willards polygemist

Other Republicans Agree Not to Tell Rick Perry Where Next Debate Is

I will donate $1 to Obama's campaign every time he responds to Romney with "douchebag says WHAT?"

The US schools with their own police

Recall Walker Volunteer Appreciation - the photos. Ooooh, dignitaries AND celebrities.

The anti-Obama cult

How Venezuela's Classical Music Program is Changing Young Lives--in the U.S.A.

Romney... I started at the "entry level"

Hide it, or leave it alone?

Back on the wagon...

It's Charisma, Stupid

Riddle: What Happens to a Chinese-Speaking, Mormon GOP Candidate, Who Worked for Obama

Ba-da-BING! bitchez-N.J. Gov Chris Christie Responds to Female Hecklers With Offensive Oral Sex Joke

I'm Starting To Think... Michelle Obama/Hillary Clinton In 2012... The Men Have Had Their Chances...

Light up or Leave Me Alone?

Question about Juries...

What cancelled tv show broke your heart? I loved the days and nights of Molly Dodd. About a single

Romney leading in NH, SC and FL

They just can't let it go

What is your favourite cheese on a cracker? I like the craft philadelphia cream cheese and chives on

My brother lost his job as a Florida State

Mitt Romney Took Part In A ‘Pro-Vietnam’ Draft Rally

Worst Case Scenario

Boehner announces visit to Colombia

I'm furious that the media doesn't mention that Romney's "choice" remark is very misleading

Men get lion's share of new jobs, women suffer most from public sector layoffs

Habshan-Fujairah oil pipeline 'will be ready within six months' (UAE)

"We have done a great thing as a nation. We freed a people and gave their country back to them."

Lookie what we found in our old house


Mystery Buyer (Skinner?) Wins Auction for Copyright Troll’s Domain (Righthaven)

Soros issues stark warning on euro crisis

Psychic monkey devours Gingrich’s banana

From The House Judiciary Committee: List Of Supporters Of The Stop Online Piracy Act

If you think waging war on a country is good in order to oust its leader, please reconsider.

Boehner announces visit to Colombia

PHOTO:'s how they ROLL (update)

Sanctions begin taking a bigger toll on Iran

Watching the other candidates softening Mitt up so Obama will have an easier job finishing him off,

Bacteria in the gut of autistic children different from non-autistic children

PAIN: The David Gregory Solution - By Charles P. Pierce

An Android app that terrifies the politicans and corporations: Boycott SOPA

Dark matter images reveal widest view of dark mystery (BBC)

ALL THREE Obama Chiefs of Staff made their fortunes on Wall Street. SO WHAT?

Olympus sues executives for fraud, after report (BBC)

Daily Chronicles from the Consumerist Dictatorship in Venezuela

Lower taxes here, lower taxes there...

Good always loses....

JAMA Watch Jan. 4, 2012: I read what the AMA is writing so you won't have to.

Mitt Romney: You can't tell if someone with an accent is here legally or not

Rich-Poor Gap

Who should be the national champion?

So let me see if I understand how WTC 7 was imploded on purpose.....

A Brutal critique of Capitalism from the Mad Dawg

Roll Tide!

Venezuela’s Housing Program Achieves 96% of 2011 Construction Goal

Can this be added as an avatar?


nuff said...

Occupy Oakland activists rally for former pariah

Venezuelan Murder Rate to Set Record This Year (2011)

O, happy day! After 14 years on combivir and viracept my meds have been changed....

TYT: Perry: Put Troops Back In Iraq

It’s no secret that Republicans want to destroy Medicare and Social Security

This is real! Meet Democratic Presidential Candidate Vermin Supreme - video

Nice choke job, guys.


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