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Archives: February 1, 2012

The Writing Show podcast featuring Joseph Salemi - poets may find this of interest

Women and Latinos abandon Gingrich in Florida

Cannabis Science Research Co. (Robert Melamedes) promotes cancer-curing cannabis claims

Which pack?

Activists Call for Food Safety Czar's Ouster

It's time for Israel to separate religion and state

Hudson, Keiser on 2012 Imperialism

related to the topic of transparent "my posts" or a better search function

Dogs Against Romney Super Pack

state by state speak your mind about.....arizona

Decaffeinated coffee preserves memory function by improving brain energy metabolism

I have a friend who has fibroids and has decided to have a hysterectomy

Dems Win Special Congressional Election In Oregon

Newt Gingrich and the Art of RACIAL DOG WHISTLING

Baby names

Top officials weren't behind botched gun probe, Democrats say

Prosecutors ask for out-of-county jury in Sandusky case

Senate studies delays in federal retirees’ annuity payments

Ok I gotta ask

Obama proposes boosts for small businesses

After Obama’s remarks on drones, White House rebuffs security questions

New job in November, healthcare day 1, and I'm back to buying meds from Canada

Elizabeth Warren Turns The IBM Stock Hit Job On Her Into A Total Fail

So here's a problem (IMO). I just participated on a jury for a religion post in GD.

Grifterella armchair quarterbacks Romney's FL win: "a lot of darts and arrows"

Occupy Oakland, Anarchists, The Main Street Media, And The Facts... Flag Burning Et Al...

Romney and his super PAC spent $19.94 per vote in Florida

Newt Gingrich Outraged Over Amy Goodman's Tough Questions in 1995 Over GOP's 'War on Women'

Leave isolated Amazon natives alone, Peru says

Leave isolated Amazon natives alone, Peru says

Colombia and Ecuador agree to jointly develop geothermal energy

They've Burned The Constitution... Why Not The Flag ???

Worth entering GD for:

White House: Your Interview with the President - 2012

Mashco-Piro 'uncontacted' Peruvian tribe pictured

Well, I've arrived...

Julian Assange enters final stage of extradition battle

Let's have some fun with meme pics. FUCK IT WE'LL DO IT LIVE!!!

PayPal co-founders fund pro-Paul Super PAC

okay, I need a drink--a BIG one

A little hiking to warm the winter woes...

Taliban will rule Afghanistan again, says leaked US military report

E-mail: Air marshals perceive discrimination, study will show

Scientists puzzled by region outside solar system

What gives your life value?

UVM to end Coca-Cola contract, ban sale of bottled water

Drunk drivers: Congress gets behind breath-test ignition devices

White House Chef Says Obamas Eat Seasonal.

What's for Dinner? ~ Wednesday ~ February 1st!

Wind power station planned in place of nuclear plant in Wakayama town (Japan)

More Woes for Officials at Mortuary for Military

Antiques and Collecting Newsletter Feb. 2012

Rights group says Philippine military may be protecting fugitive general accused of kidnapping

Environment minister apologizes to Minamata disease sufferers

'Sarahsaurus' discovery shows opportunistic nature of dinosaurs

New Job after State: STARFLEET?

How I feel about the Flag thing.

Anyone (like me) still in the 20th Century writing COBOL?

Mitt Romney to Receive Secret Service Protection

Letter from freed slave to former master draws attention

PHOTO: Mitt Romney & Barack Obama--notice the difference?

Some people are getting all bent out of shape with the large amount of money

Science decodes 'internal voices'

Here is where I write a post addressing the horrible actions of the flag burners with nuance...

Self-steering bullet researched by US weapons experts

Exclusive: U.S. accuses China of instigating plot against DuPont

Zombie Newt Gingrich

my daughter-in-law is having brain surgery today.

Attacks by Afghans on US troops often personal

Phone-hacking scandal: Mulcaire loses evidence appeal

Four men admit London Stock Exchange bomb plot

Komen Cuts Planned Parenthood Grants Months After Arrival Of New VP, Who Is Abortion Foe

The real Mona Lisa? Prado museum finds Leonardo da Vinci pupil's take

Are you kidding me? Newt for President ads on DU WTF????

Gingrich won about 90% of the northern counties in Florida.. many with large margins.

Christie doubles down on 'numbnuts' comment: His late mother used that term.

G.O.P. Donors Showing Thirst to Top Obama

Syrians Face Crackdown With Creativity, Humor

1,669,462 votes cast in 2012 Florida Republican primary. Party officials were expecting two million.

Birth control pills recalled, may not prevent pregnancy

*Hugh sigh of relief* I'm Not Related to Mitt Romney

Any suggestions for a free way to creat PDFs?

Republicans' 'last stand against ongoing racial, religious, cultural and sexual upheaval'

Mitt steps in it again. "I'm not concerned about the very poor. They have a safety net."

Oh my God please do not eat this By Mark Morford

A is for

Taliban deny reports of talk with Afghan officials

Need someone to critique my website.

12 Occupy Oakland protesters charged in weekend confrontation

Generous boss gives staff a $15 million bonus

Think like a Fox News "journalist": Why Obama has no mandate despite winning 2nd term.

Latinos won't forget Romney's 'anti-immigrant' talk

6 Shocking Ways Capitalism Is Failing Working America

Taliban Poised To Retake Afghanistan With Help Of Pakistan, Leaked Nato Report Concludes

U.S. Military Toxins: The Gift That Keeps on Killing

Focus on Iran and China Could Hasten American Decline

Hormuz-Mania: Why Closure of the Strait of Hormuz Could Ignite a War and a Global Depression

Has 'whiteness studies' run its course at colleges?

GOP should stick a fork in it

Who says raising boys is easier?

S&P Warns of Cuts; Another US Downgrade Coming?

Worst place to lose your job: Florida

Watchdog: Auto insurers overcharging the poor

American Spectator: ....Romney is a corny businessman....

Stephen Colbert: $uper PAC-man: $1,023,121.24 worth of donations as of today.

Greece Prime Minister Calls "Crisis Meeting" Attacks EU, IMF; Does Germany Want a Deal?

EU blocks Deutsche Boerse-NYSE Euronext deal

U.N. Security Council at standstill on Syria, reports of deaths rise

TPM: Apathymentum? Florida GOP Turnout Actually Fell From 2008

About that flag burning business & acts of violence by Occupiers--

social justice quiz 2012: 13 questions

ECB under pressure to take haircut

Fla. Rep. Allen West (R--Crazy Town), a great warrior in the tradition of Sir Robin.

Paying for Cancer Treatment for Children in America with a Car Wash, Bake Sale and Fish Fry

It all started with Reagan

You’ll Download Physical Objects Sooner Than You Think

Crossroads GPS (Karl Rove) is up with ads against Obama *Sacramento*

Obama’s Google Hangout Wins Over Republican Questioner

Because you can never have enough Rude Pundit..

Boys need encouragement to be scientists - what do you think?

80 Percent of Chicken Growers Never Sanitize Poop-Filled Crates

Clergy rally for Md. same-sex marriage bill

Tens of thousands cut from PA. Medical Assistance, Many Don't Even Know It

Health insurer Aetna's 4Q profit jumps 73 percent

Wednesday Toon Roundup 1- Bye Bye Florida

Wednesday Toon Roundup 2- More election toons

Wednesday Toon Roundup 3-Still more reaction to Florida

South Africa: Four men get 18 years for killing lesbian

Interesting Mother Jones piece on Occupy, the Black Panthers and the Oakland Police

Christie Apologizes After Civil-Rights Remarks Turn Into Weapon for Foes

Occupy and the police now talking;

Political Therapy The art of mass disassociation.

What constitutes desecrating the flag is a matter of opinion

House bill to extend payroll cuts will limit FCC ability to give more bandwidth to Wi-Fi

Mitt Romney: 'I'm not concerned with the very poor'

"Ask 'em to show you one revolution that turned out to be what it promised, militantly."

Anti-Competitive Wireless Measures Buried in Payroll Tax

Alabama candidates vow: 'Impeach Obama'

Congressman John Lewis on Marriage Equality

Burning The US Flag Is Akin to Displaying the Confederate Flag

Pat Burrell selling Scottsdale home for $3.7 million dollars...

I noticed that with the corporate media calling this election

Kerry fighting House Provision that will limit the FCC's ability to give unlicensed

Submitted for your approval... The GOP is NOT conservative. Hasn't been for a long time.

Business , Buildings and Art..... Making the community beter

We the People petition @ (re: Hydraulic Hydrofracturing)

In Same-Sex Marriage Testimony, O'Malley Balances Religious Freedom, Civil Rights

BRILLIANT - Democratic Response To Romney Win!

Use One Word To Describe Newt Gingrich And His Flailing Campaign

Ariz. police sergeant in Obama photo flap reassigned

Florida GOP Turnout Actually Fell (15%) From 2008

Black History Month: Selma-to-Montgomery Marches

London riots: Teen first to be charged with 'riot' offence

Colorado Republican faces questions after claiming immunity during a DUI stop

Drumbeat: February 1, 2012

Drumbeat: February 1, 2012

Has anyone ever made and/or installed interior storm windows? Any advice?

Malaysia: Rare Earth Metal Refinery Nears Approval

Romney: 'I'm not concerned about the very poor'

Bill Gross: Low Rates Signaling Birth of Austerity

Pentagon Report: Taliban "poised to retake Afghanistan" after NATO pullout

Gazprom can't meet all requests for gas-source

If you missed Al Sharpton's takedown of pissant Rick Tyler....

Petrobras Shuts Fifth Most Productive Well After Accident

Exxon Setback as Shale-Gas Wells Fail in Poland

'Soul Train' creator Don Cornelius dead in apparent suicide

USE YOUR VOICE!! Contact the Susan G. Komen Foundation!!!

'Soul Train' creator Don Cornelius found dead

Amazing video shows bio-engineered 'bulletproof' human skin reinforced with spider silk

Train in Vain: new DOT regs to improve mass transit evaluations

Big Kansas City Organizing Win—First at GE in 10 Years (after seeing a co-worker die)

Indiana Senate passes bill putting religion in science class

I will Single-handedly destroy the Occupy movement!

Biden: ‘bin Laden is dead, and GM is alive’

Indiana Senate passes bill putting religion in science class

Repugs, WWII did not get us out of the Depression

It really doesn't matter whether people approve of OWS

Alaskan volcano could erupt, disrupt international air travel

If (God forbid) Mitt Romney wins the Presidency...?

EU summit agrees to German plan for austerity straitjacket

Rick Santorum 'Bad Lip Reading'

EU blocks "near-monopoly" of D.Boerse-NYSE merger

Maybe Susan Komen is trying to make a profit by defunding Planned Parenthood.

Peace and Soul: RIP Don. He's riding the Sooooooul TRAIN out.

Portugal Bears Brunt of Greek Contagion

Request from a "sacrifice zone" (PA).

BREAKING: Mormon Mitt Romney CONVERTED To Sikhism

Nate Silver: Romney Wins, but Turnout Lags

President Obama Taps Foo Fighters for Fundraising Concert

FBI apologizes to Fitchburg woman after using a chainsaw on her front door.

Scientists close to entering Vostok, Antarctica’s biggest subglacial lake

"...cancer doesn't care if you're pro-choice, anti-choice, progressive, conservative."

Is Chicago really planning on detaining anyone who records protestor arrests at the G-8 summit?

Perspective for Apple Haters, re: Foxconn/Boycott. Tweeted by Steven Fry...

Julian Assange extradition breaches legal principle, lawyer claims

Rival Libya militias fight gunbattle in capital

Heeeeeere's Newtie...


Reuters: Analysis: Financial titans rally to Romney's cause

Chrysler earns first annual profit in more than a decade

USMC kisses goodbye to BCGs

Phone hacking: IT 'deleted Murdoch hacking email'

A Journey To The End Of Empire: It Is Always Darkest Right Before It Goes Completely Black

Romney vs. Jesus

The economic impact of National Parks

Romney in Eagan today at 1 pm

The Right's Obsession with Saul Alinsky is taking a sinister turn.

Rasmussen, 2/1: Obama 47% Romney 43%, Obama 50% Gingrich 38%

(Stephen) Harper's Border Deal Expands the National Security State

retirees occupy century aluminum

Vietnam, U.S. Clothiers Sued in Grim Overseas Labor Complaint

Class Sues MetLife Over 'Death Master File'

Health Care Reform Was The Tea Party’s First Defeat

Planned Parenthood and DU Valentine Hearts

Michelle Obama 'Tonight Show' Appearance: First Lady Says President 'Sings To Me All The Time'

Went on line to get W2.

Scottish opposition leaders back equal marriage

Old-Line Republicans Unite in Gingrich Hatred: Margaret Carlson

Michelle Obama: The President 'Sings To Me All The Time'

Romney Team Silent On Key Offshore Tax Avoidance Question

Scorching Complaint Against SF Police (bribing witnesses, etc

is anonymous our future?

Rick Perry's campaign fell hard and fast in 2012

Police: Bank robber wanted dentures

Mittens: 'I'm not concerned about the very poor' yes, he really said it!

Don Cornelius Dead Apparent Suicide

Earliest copy of Mona Lisa found in Prado

Vendor Claims eBay Plays Dirty

OM living G. The Rethug folks in Central Florida

American Airlines May Cut up to 15,000 Jobs

If you Contact the Komen Organization

When Romney loses in November, I REALLY hope he sings "America The Beautiful" during his concession

Fungi Discovered In The Amazon Will Eat Indestructible Plastic

Mitt's google problem

Unretouched photo. Newt and his debate coach

A serious question?

Jared Berstein: Inequality, the Middle Class, and Growth

No matter if it's Mittens or Newt... heed the sage wisdom of Han Solo...

CIA Agent Charged With Espionage Act by Justice Department (TYT)

Senate Tuesday group has bipartisan energy legislation in its sights

Atheist Billboard Targets African Americans

Romney's Dog Problem Deepens

Snooki is pregnant

Don Cornelius is dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Why Flag-Burning Bodes Ill for OWS


Republican multiple choice Primary....

4 of 5 new appointees to Small Business Regulatory Review Board donated to Walker campaign

Along with "Corporations are people." Romney's already lost.

Theocracy on the move in Indiana

@ POTUS, Don't say "I am a lawyer"


more innocent unarmed kids held at gunpoint for the police.

This Romney Quote Will Make Your Head Hurt

I need a new computer, and am depressed at my options.

Tesla Motors Model S Options and Pricing

Don Cornelius, Creator of Soul Train, Dies of Self-Inflicted Gunshot

It's strange but I think I dislike Romney even more than Gingrich

"We will hear from the Democrat Party on the plight of the very poor. That is not my focus."

President Obama looks pretty damn tired

Romney, Florida's Psycho-Killer Superhero of Cash ('Tom Paine Would Have Spit In His Face')

Thom Hartmann: Are voters choosing candidates -- or special interest groups?

Christian Women Taking Back 'Feminism'

Thom Hartmann: The Buffet Rule Bill Battle Begins!

Ultimate Fantasy of the Romney Family Dog

It's always just-me, but do the first 2 "flick"s in "Wizard of Id" toon look like the F-bomb?!1

Climate Scientists Rebuke Rupert Murdoch: WSJ Denier Op-Ed Like ‘Dentists Practicing Cardiology’

If Mitt gets asked about Seamus (family dog on roof of car) at a debate, predict his answer......

Washington state Senate poised to OK gay marriage/chicago Tribune

Bam Hits Mitt for “Rock Bottom”

Indiana poised for right-to-work era; protest planned

Star Conflict - Space MMO - PC - Beta Sign Ups

RIM/Blackberry embracing insanity in its final waning days.

Oh, SURE. George W. and Jeb get along GREAT now. When they were kids it was a different matter.

Choice in Medicare is Stronger than Ever in 2012

China quietly shelves new diesel emission standards

Russia says will veto "unacceptable" Syria resolution

President's motorcade just went by my office.

Romney: ‘I’m Not Concerned With The Very Poor’

Let's do a Mittster quickie recap:

Elementary teacher arrested after photos show children blindfolded, taped

We're trying to kill us..!

state by state arizona

Group suing to block Christo's "Over the River"

ACLU: Congress Stood Up for Fairer Sentencing. The Supreme Court Should Too.

62% of California Voters Support Regulating Cannabis like Wine

ok, so what's with frivolous alerts?

At Oakland City Hall - A Three Minute Video

Thank you, Occupy.

AlterNet: Also on Komen's board is chairman of Susan B. Anthony List PAC

It's going to get really ugly. I hate to see politicians crucified. Even Mormons.


I Had Asperger Syndrome. Briefly.

Don Cornelius, 1936-2012

ROMNEY Does NOT Care About 49-MILLION Americans!

Idea to end criticism of Apple, and put it where it belongs (i.e., everywhere except Apple)


Construction Spending in U.S. Climbs Most in Four Months in Stability Sign

On the topic of politics....

16 States with Pending Legislation to Legalize Medical Marijuana..


Egypt's "war on democracy" threatens U.S.-ties

Last night I dreamed there were tigers in my back yard.

French lawmakers seek rejection of genocide law

Obama calls for $5-10 billion for home refinancing

Alerter and Jury Reading Comprehension FAIL..Erick Erickson is a Fucking Idiot.

Ohio Poll: Obama Ahead As Romney Stumbles-Obama Taking Control In Key Swing State

Just wanted to say, i like the "My posts" feature -

GD is burning!

With Its Deadly Drones, the US is Fighting a Coward's War

How NASA Solved a $100 Million Problem for Five Bucks


'Remorseless' killers get 18 years for murdering gay woman

WOW!! MITT Romney is OFFICIALLY a bigger apathetic asshole than Bush

Rick Santorum, all disabled people deserve the care your daughter gets

GOP bill will keep welfare recipients from accessing benefits at strip clubs, casinos & liquor store

Sen. Whitehouse introduces 'Buffett rule' tax plan

Colorado Republican granted immunity during a DUI stop!

Conviction Stands Against Palin Hacker

Charles Taylor's last bid to fight war crimes charges

Wells Fargo, Greenberg Traurig Aided and Abetted Ponzi Scam, Investor Says

Rhino poachers sentenced to 25 years in prison

Ohio Poll (PPP): Obama Ahead As Romney Stumbles

Homebuyer Can Hold Freddie's Feet to the Fire

Thom Hartmann: Population & Energy - Is Mankind's Darkest Hour Here?

Gay Legislator Will Run for Giffords' Seat

News Alert....Vulnerable Species Disappearing In Florida

Partial mastectomy often followed by second surgery

On the Verge: Washington Senate Votes Today on Marriage

In light of the Susan G Komen situation, I donated $10 to Planned Parenthood directly this morning..

Got selected for jury duty and the post I was supposed to adjudicate

Family identifies SM police officer killed during arrest attempt

New Hampshire Governor Pledges To Veto Repeal Of Same-Sex Marriage In State Address

A question about the New DU

Romney's "poor" comment wasn't a gaffe

Has anyone here tried glucomannan?

Romney Appeals To Hispanic Voters For Return Of Watch He Left On Dresser

Russia to Veto Syria Arms Embargo

BACKGROUND: Syria plays key role in Middle East (Monsters & Critics)

Ed Schultz:President Obama is Vulnerable

Foods of Downton Abbey

Siegelman I'm filing what may be my last petition with the United States Supreme Court February 1st.

The reason why Progressive can't make progress in the United States can be summed up by

Mark Halperin is a dick

16 States with Pending Legislation to Legalize Medical Marijuana..

Slate: Mitt Romney Praises Safety Net He Wants To Shred

Have ya'll discovered Chocolate Covered Katie?

Found this book in the science section of a local bookstore...

China looks both ways on Iranian oil

House Republicans Order Journalists Arrested at Public Hearing.

You heathens in the Lounge need some maturation.

Why I'm Not Worried About Mitt Romney

Obama's Mass Refinancing Plan Could Boost the Economy

Arizona Brewer Is A Racist And a Bigot And Anti Worker.

Creature Features. Post a pic of a Feature Creature.

Roger Ailes runs Fox News "just like Jesus would":

THINK Before you Pink. NYT 1993: Matuschka's photo of herself jumpstarted breast cancer movement.

A flag burning in Oakland

Needs to some great TV ads re Romney not concerned about the Poor and Obama is concerned...

Dogs against Romney - A Super PACK!

WOOT!!!!!! There will be a Heart Thingy this year!!!!!!!1 :)

Did you see the Pic of the Moment today?

Josh Fox (Gasland) led away in handcuffs from hearing

Report: Fewer than one in three California voters registered as Republican

The Buffett Rule (The Paying a Fair Share Act introduced)

Visiting German Minister Says German Upgrades Palestinian Diplomatic Representation In Berlin

Gringrich wants to live on the moon (Live Funny or Die.)

Iran now may support attacks in U.S., official says

Jailed for marching/Reflections on #j28

Reason Number 942 why Tracy Morgan is an Asshole

Thom Hartmann: Did the foreclosure crisis target minorities?

Don't like Apple? Use Samsung as an alternative.

Sometimes even art fails

Group Urges Credible U.S. Military Threat To Iran

DU Album of the Day: Green Day - "Dookie"

Last night I dreamt that I put my pet tigers in someone elses backyard

you're 'concerned' about flag burning -- this is what you should be 'concerned' about


Keeeeeeerist, this is my county's school board.

New Slowpoke Toon: "It's The System, Stupid."

I must have caught something from one of my patients. I'm sicker than a dog.

"The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference." --Elie Wiesel nt

2 students may be expelled over inhaler.


NYT: firing of undocumented workers "a consuming debate over what it means to be a liberal college"

I haven't been here in a while.

Just heard on MSNBC: "If Joe Biden is a gaffe machine what is Mitt Romney?"

Rep. Barbara Lee on Voting Rights

Here's another example of a misplaced alert.

Iran developing nuclear weapon disguised as rainbows

Should jury members have smilies to add emphasis to explanations? I say yes.

Ex-Marine Re-Occupies His Own Foreclosed Home in Fight Against Freddie Mac, JPMorgan Chase

For WolverineDG

Yay! Hearts are coming! and for a good cause!

NYT Column: I Had Asperger Syndrome. Briefly.

You heathens in the Lounge need some mental masturbation.

New Hampshire Governor Pledges To Veto Repeal Of Same-Sex Marriage In State Address

"Occupy Koch Town, Wichita, KS -- February 17 - 19, 2012"

ACLU sues to force release of drone attack records

Great source of FREE Social History books.

"Occupy Koch Town, Wichita, KS" -- February 17 - 19, 2012

Art by Animals @ the Grant Museum of Zoology (first ever multi-species art exhibition) story w/pics

So! "Help & Meta-discussion" has nothing to do with sore feet.

Video of America's Longest Married Couple

Check With Climate Scientists for Views on Climate

NO Parasites for President

Then they came for the journalists...

Occupy Oakland mass arrest attempt caught on video

Super Pacs report donors for 2011

Something cool for the exhaust...

One of the best letters EVER! It's written by a slave to his former master.

Who Is Behind Susan G. Komen's Split From Planned Parenthood?

First Lady Michelle Obama promotes healthy food in California - pics

Question about Monthly Donations.

How respectable is a degree in Theology?

Indiana passes last major legislative hurdle towards 'Right-to-Work'

War on an 'If': 'Iran threat a tool of regime change'

Egypt: 'At least 73' killed in Egypt football violence

Do debates really matter?

Calls to stop Syria 'killing machine' as Russia slams sanctions

Kermit, Miss Piggy rip into Fox over claims of anti-oil, liberal Muppet messages

The Climate Change-free world of the Wall Street Journal

FLAG: There's an overlap, whether one chooses to see it or not...

Indefinite detention and torture: NDAA in action

Jobville Employment Agency

The Tyrant

Cat eyes - pic

Obama Campaign Jumps on Romney Comments on ‘the Very Poor’

Hostess, Bankrupt Maker of Twinkies and Wonder Bread, Pushes Major Concessions on Unions

Is this a picture of a violent person? Should this poisin any compassion for them?

House GOP Gives Its Base a Lap Dance

"Thank you for cutting off funding to cancer screening programs in order to prove you are pro-life"

Western imperialism’s war-mongering against Iran: End imperialist aggression and sanctions!

American Airlines to cut 13,000 jobs

Americans to rally against war with Iran

Despite Drop After Criticism Spurs NYPD Order, Pot Arrests Still Top 50K In 2011

'Gasland' Journalists Arrested At Hearing By Order Of House Republicans (UPDATES)

mental health budget cuts in maryland are crazy


The big news: President Romney is going to fix our broken social safety net.

Indiana joins right-to-work ranks, gov. signs bill

BWAHAHA! Jim DeMint calls on Romney to "reframe" his "I'm not concerned about the very poor" remarks

Hi! I'm a dream tiger. Stop moving me from yard to yard!

Watch Mitt Romney's Hair Sparkle After He Is Glittered In Minnesota

Leslie Carter, Nick and Aaron's Sister and Former E! Star, Dies at 25

When I see people wearing lots of crosses, I think:

Romney glitter bombed again

Prez Follows Through On Promise to Jennifer 'Do a little Jig' Wedel - Won't Promise Her Vote, Though

My oil change just cost me $800. Ask me anything except....

How could anyone vote for a known repeat Liar (Romney) for the Presidency?

Last night I dreamt that a lady in an Eagles jersey was sneaking through the alley with tiger cubs.

There was an armed home invasion across the street from my house two nights ago.

The slaughter of innocents.

More than 70 dead after pitch invasion in Egypt

You heathens in the lounge need to party like it's 1999

New Gulf of Mexico Shark Study Makes Surprising Discovery

People think Buddha is a god.

You heathens in the lounge need to get down on it!

I guess it is a stupid way to get your idea across... and it does tend to alienate people.

Argentina 'plotting Falklands economic blockade'

Question: What happens when someone accepts jury service and then never completes it?

Student Loans Company chief in tax row

Drifting to the Left! (an informal 45 second homage to Mitt Romney)

Everybody say hello to Bob Dylan. (pics)

Taking Liberties

My county Democratic Party is holding an event next month with Alan Grayson as guest speaker

Self deleted--posted in wrong forum

Mitt Romney is a tax cheat and America can't afford him any longer.

Polls: Newt leads among Tea Partiers, those who know Romney's real first name is Willard (nt)

Beware the Facebook Hype: Investors Encourage Company’s Insane IPO

Something to think abou.... WAIT A MINUTE!!

McDonald’s confirms that it’s no longer using ‘pink slime’ chemical in hamburgers

Portland treasure hunters on the verge of bringing up $3 billion in shipwreck loot

(Breaking) NYT: Panetta Says U.S. Plans To End Combat Role In Afghanistan In 2013 - updated

just received this in an email from Planned Parenthood:

Yuri Wright - Colorado gave this guy a scholarship?

Mike Lee (Grand Obstructionist Party) uses PAC to raise money off blocking Obama's nominees

Panetta: U.S., NATO will seek to end Afghan combat mission next year

I get it now! Turn the "Middle Class" into the "Very Poor," and everything is easier!!

MF Global Missing Money Mostly Found

So you want a pet Tiger - take the quiz!!!

"I Stand With Planned Parenthood"

New Yorker Cover

White House Proves GOP Wrong - Health Care Law Saved Medicare Money

Annular Solar Eclipse Map: Possible DU Meet-Up this May in Albuquerque N.M.!!!!!!

Romney misquoted Tom Paine in his victory speech

To My Old Master

Former Congress president convicted of paramilitary ties in Colombia

When violence is the answer ...

Former Congress president convicted of paramilitary ties in Colombia

"Watching A Hippie Protester Get Tased Just Makes My Day"

How Not to Take School Portraits

Michelle Obama fans- She will be on the Ellen show tomorrow

I'm not concerned about the very poor, either.

The President Has a Growing Marijuana Problem

Is my alert button broken?

Make IT Fair Rap Song (IT/Electronics Industry)

Update from Planned Parenthood...Good News..

And now for something completely different. Requires Flash Player.

Wolf Richter: Exodus from the Eurozone Debt Crisis

Rethinking Easter Island’s Collapse

PINK RIBBONS: Who really profits from pink ribbon campaigns?

"They all get free Health Care at the ER"

Teabag phony Allen West Cuts and Runs

KOMEN's Response, Completely Unsatisfactory!

Alabama State Senator Thinks Increasing Teacher Pay Goes Against A ‘Biblical Principle’

Milk producers begin radiation checks

A Swarm of Nano Quadrotors--WHOA!

Are Koch brothers oil price hiking to pay for Wisconsin?

Gingrich Surrogate: Democrats abort black babies

This is as fun as "santorum" and a lot more child friendly -

Indiana becomes Rust Belt's first right-to-work state

The sun rises in the east: Wall Street bets big on Romney

I just charged a lady $800.00 for an oil change. She said it was worth every penny.

Creepy Pictures from Abandoned New York Leper Colony

an interesting addendum to The Komen Fiasco... a donator to Planned Parenthood.

Nobel Peace Prize committee under investigation for politicized selection of nominees

Honduras airport falls short on safety

If a friend at school gave my daughter prescription meds

New York prosecutors ask Twitter to reveal Occupy Wall Street man's tweets

I think I just found my new musical obsession.

Facebook files for $5 billion IPO

Corbett Pressures Legislators to Restrict Ability of Municipalities to Regulate Gas Operations

American Monetary Institute Events

Sh!t Lester & Charlie Says

Top Likud minister: Peace will not come by uprooting Jews from their homes

Erskine Bowles weighing bid for NC governor

My Daily Lie (The Oatmeal)

John Lennon on life.

Black Swan Theory and anti-nuclear sentiment

A Lullaby for a Lion

Mitt Romney's Super-Pac $$$$ Donors Revealed.

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Thursday, 2 February 2012

My jaw hurts.

Rick Steves: My Notes from a Drug Policy Reform Conference

Students plan to confront Gingrich, Romney in Nevada on military-only Dream Act

The plight of Kurds in Syria. Thousands of Kurds fled across the border to Iraq.

John Boehner: Time For Government To Stop Helping Homeowners

Disabled vet in same-sex marriage sues over denial of full benefits

Wouldn't it be nice if we had a virtual cross post feature?

This editorial just posted in Dallas Morning News Re: Komen

Is anyone else looking forward to Smash more than the Super Duper Bowl...

Fatah Says Children’s Blood Should Saturate “the Land of Palestine” (VIDEO)

how fast is 3gb compared to 10mbs broadband

Denver Komen Affiliate Will Continue Providing Grants To Planned Parenthood

You heathens in the lounge need to let it all hang out!

Saw a couple good ones recently: "Spooner" and "Day Zero".

In 10 years, I've never placed anyone in ignore. Someone tell me, what does it look like?

Newt is going to hold a "work session" and abolish "ObamaCare" before attending to his balls.

Loonie closes above parity

IN Dem Punks Repubs-Christianity Judaism Islam Hinduism Buddhism & Scientology Now In Curriculum

Promo for Watchmen Saturday Cartoon

"I'm not concerned about the very rich, they have their safety nets"

Mitt Romney's campaign using K'naan song 'Wave The Flag' at rallies and K'naan not happy about it

School Expulsion May Have Been Faith-Based

Is every rational worldview a naturalistic worldview?

Has anyone heard any news on spellcheck?..

Putin Concedes He May Not Win in 1st Round

Newt Gingrich: Brad Pitt Should Play ME - In My Movie

DEA investigates Montana state legislator for medical marijuana views

How many here will do like I do with the Super Bowl?

Do you demand privacy? - “Communities Against Terrorism” Suspicious Activity Reporting Flyers

Romney: "I'm Not Concerned With the Very Poor"

3 states offer big tax breaks for Shell Oil plant

Marc Andreessen, venture capitalist who helped bankroll TPM, donates to Romney super PAC

Raleigh area DU meet up this Sat 6 PM. Let's finalize this soon...(thanks struggle4progress)

Sen. Sherrod Brown has sold his stocks, and wants colleagues to sell, too

Fasano booted off budget panel for fighting prison privatization

Journalists Arrested At Hearing By Order Of House Republicans

The Koch Brothers Pity Party

Gingrich Goes After Romney: The Founding Fathers Believed In Equal Opportunity For The Poor

Planned Parenthood sees fundraising spike after losing big supporter

Where is spell check now?

Al state Senator Thinks Increasing Teacher Pay Goes Against A ‘Biblical Principle’

Oh my God please do not eat this (new Taco Bell creation)

"some people call you the elite, i call you my base"

Obama to visit WA State February 17th

Just made my second donation to the Obama campaign this year

NPR: Why Don Cornelius Matters

Dozens dead' hundreds injured after a football match in Egypt

Just got a new eCig

Man believes driver with foreign license plate is terrorist, calls 911 to check for bombs

The American Energy and Infrastructure Jobs Act

Rev al is tearing Romney a new one

What is your favourite Amy Winehouse song?

Statscan’s chief economic analyst quits

Why are the Wives of Repub Prez Candidates all Blonde?

A Nuke Scare in San Diego Shakes an Already Nervous Public

What do you usually have for a quick breakfast? I'm on a new diet and I'm going to try

Martin Luther King, Jr. (with compatriots) take over a private building in Chicago in 1965.

Egypt: More than 70 killed in football violence

In honor of Don Cornelius -- Get on board The Soul Train

NYS 19th Congressional District

Scores dead in violence after Egyptian football match

What famous pilgrimages have you made around the world? I've been to Jim Morrison's grave. We didn't


What do you wish your pet could do? My cat is perfect except she isn't a huge snuggler. But I can

Former progressive, now anti-gay queen, Sam Arora takes name off marriage equality bill in Maryland

Observation: I think the mass/blanket bashing/implications of Christians as a whole in SOME posts...

Buffett Rule Bill

Is This the Most Beautiful Street in the World?

Don Cornelius, James Brown, AL SHARPTON (!!) interview (1974).

Cuba reports big increase in food prices

'Where Is the Uprising from the Left?'

Breaking on Politico: Trump to set his hair on fire tomorrow... and endorse Newt.. or maybe Mitt

RIP Don Cornelius of "Soul Train"

Brazil prez: Blogger's travel for Cuba to decide

Egypt: More than 70 dead in Soccer riot

Fortunately, highly academic British universities never host nutty woo conferences

WiFi users. I'm interested in getting Wifi but am worried about nefarious people messing

Tim Tebow Cancels talk with pastor Rod Parsley, who teaches that "God wants the faithful to be rich"

My tax rate today is partially determined by the deduction allowed for religious organizations.

Christy Clark’s popularity tumbles, new poll suggests


Alzheimer’s Spreads Like a Virus in the Brain, Studies Find

Alaska Democrats introduce resolution against unlimited campaign spending.

Russian Diplomat Blocking U.N. Action in Syria Facilitated It in Bosnia

Hey that fat ass Chris Christie apologized

“The Battle Hymn of the Republic” first appeared in The Atlantic 150 years ago this month

Texas Heat Wave Caused by Global Warming, NASA's Hansen Says

Ever slept under the stars? I once had a few beers while visiting my sister, a groundskeeper at the

Maine to create car-free town with ‘really narrow streets’

There's now a Defund the Komen Foundation Facebook page

Manufacturing, construction showing gains

Why doesn't the Komen Foundation sever ties with Bank of America?

Stupid "food" products? Highly unhealthy ones? Need your help, please.

Senate Democrats to hold Super PAC hearings

UGH! I just found out that the album that brought me into the world of rock

Jersy Mike's Subs is a big Susan G. Komen supporter.

R.I.P. Don Cornelius

My Glass Mosaic Art: the first website I've ever made.

San Diego Komen Race for the Cure Email Address

Worst offenders should be given rope to hang themselves with: Canadian Tory Senator

It's the DemocratIC Party, dickwad.

Save Heidi! Petition Website

Contraceptive Mandate Is Not About Religious Liberty, It’s About Female Liberty

Former Arab League observer speaking about the report of the mission in Syria

Tweety: "WATCH for him going for VP. THAT'S what he wants, on Romney's ticket."

Two Aunts dead to breast cancer and a third whose cancer has come back...Komen's decision hurts

I am watching the Annie Oakley episode fo The American Experience

Mitt Romney glitter bombed, calls it confetti

We will NEVER give the poor what they NEED. We will ALWAYS give the rich what they WANT.

Maddowblog: Vitter boasts about Komen move


Studio releases TEASER promo still from the upcoming graywarrior bio pic. CAUTION: GRAPHIC!

U.N. Chief Urges Israel To Halt Settlements

Are there better organizations than the Komen Foundation?

Polling Shows Obama Heading For Huge Victory Over Romney

Super volcanoes 'may be predicted' (BBC)


Newt Slams Romney's 'Very Poor' Comments

Romney Glitter-Bombed....Twice.

Moonset over the Atlantic Ocean [video] - NASA

Romney 2/1/12: Is "not concerned about the very poor" because they have an "ample safety net."

Are number theory and set theory the only branches of math where speaking of truth is permitted?

First Born (2007)

MO Dem Senators are filibustering

Sugar tax needed, say US experts (BBC)

Jobs in U.S. auto parts industry at risk due to subsidized and unfairly traded Chinese auto parts

Otto von Bismarck voice recording released (BBC)

Brent Glut Sends Most North Sea Cargoes to Asia Since 2004

"Car Talk" on NPR fans?

Trumpets of outrage in the outback (BBC)

Guess what? Done my taxes today and got 400 bucks more than last year. Standard deduction

Florida Man Adopts girlfriend to Protect His Wealth From Lawsuit

{Not so-}Contraceptive pill recalled in US (BBC) {Pfizer}

The Greenest Building is the One Already Standing...

What forums/groups/whatever are posted on the Latest Threads,

Ed has a great show tonight starting with Josh Fox

SNOOKI: I'm NOT Pregnant And Stop Calling Me Fat!

Senator Padilla (CA) taking off his pink tie - YAY

The killer ad against Romney.

Space Cats

Southern Poverty law Center suing VA over same sex marriage benefits...

why pick a fight with Catholics right now?

“Anonymous” Reveals Close Ties Between Ron Paul And Neo-Nazis

I just had another (28th? 29th?) email read on TV-by Jack Cafferty:

Pakistan must co-operate with NATO, Peter MacKay says

BREAKING NEWS: Trump to Endorse Newt Gingrich Tomorrow

Taco Bell was behind latest salmonella outbreak that sickened 68 people in 10 states last fall

Ed: Arizona is Wisconsin on steroids! Guest coming up -- this is important! nt

Josh Fox's Statement after being arrested for filming a public congressional hearing. 2/1/12

From Keith O, facebook:

'Strip club' bill approved in 395-27 House vote

Scientists say sugar is as toxic as alcohol – and there should be a drinking age for soda

This message was self-depleted by its aquifer.

Holder on the hot seat tomorrow....

How are Romney's Comments on the Poor any better "In Context" ?

Medicare Advantage's enrollment is up; premiums are down - GOP WRONG AGAIN ..LOL

PA. Legislature's Delay in Enacting Gas Extraction Fee/Tax Has Cost PA. $301 million so far

If you donated to Planned Parenthood today, join us!

Will you still be pro-life after she's born?

Is Newt Gingrich the New Religious Right?

Big Ed is again on fire

There is nothing in my heart - that is how I love you

My cross-post from Help & Meta-discussion here about Christians:

""fat ass" is pretty mild"

Celtics up by 22 at the half...

Petition in my email from Working Families: Congress Arrests Anti-Fracking Activist

My grandson thought Romney had 4 wives!

Has anyone else endured nerve damage, ( numbness, tingling, weakness, etc, ) in their hands

Komen’s cutting Planned Parenthood funds was a mistake

Boycott And End The Right Wing Komen Foundation - Fire The VP

CMHC curbs mortgage insurance offerings to banks

Blonde alert results

A question for teachers: What do you think of cameras in the classroom?

Service Dog's Licks Save Owner's Life

Revealed: China’s ‘Rhino Horn Cancer Treatment’ Scheme

Teachers seek special session to stop school cuts

is asking a black man to dance a "jig" racist?

GOP fundraising ads???

The very poor gaffe = Romney's Bittergate?

Washington State's Senate debates and votes on marriage equality bill tonight

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseekers Check In!!

What kind of crazed lunatic thinks a bunch of cells with NO nervous system has a "soul?"

If anyone is married to a cheater ---


Michelle Obama Does Push Ups with Ellen

Factbox: The wealthy behind presidential campaign

Intelligence Study Links Low I.Q. To Prejudice, Racism, Conservatism

So Mitt Romney's campaign looked around at Gingrinchs' campaign success and stole.....

All-out war on working people

Rep. Speier Pulls Support From Breast Cancer Foundation Over Decision

Perry PAC's $1 million donor got help with nuke waste dump

Is the Florida Primary NOT OVER?????

Brockovich's efforts in Le Roy halted where 15 students suffer from Tourette's-like symptoms

MedicalAdmin is dying, he needs all the vibes you got.

Here's how I decided to donate to Planned Parenthood...

Self Deportation

Sen. Sanders Supports Buffett Rule

It's WEDNESDAY!! Now, somebody argue with THAT.

This Bush ad from 2004 was very effective in Ohio.

My new LOL creation.

Better Living Through Permaculture: Permaculture and Social Convention

I'm surprised that Republicans are upset over Romney's "very poor" comment.

Better Living Through Permaculture: Permaculture and Social Convention

If a Republican said it, and you have to ask whether it's racist...

Better Living Through Permaculture: Permaculture and Social Convention

FBI Raids Wrong Apartment--Takes Chainsaw to Wrong Door, Holds Wrong Woman at Gunpoint

Sharron Angle To Endorse Rick Santorum

Just watched Ruby Bridges movie by Disney

Steve SCHMIDT to Rachel: "The prez is a POLARIZING figure" = BLACK n/t

Video Shows NYPD Brutally Beating a Teenager

Facebook Photos Doomed Workers' Comp Claim

Romney has raised $500,000 today, Obama has already passed him today. Obama has $700,000...

Can you tell the difference between 1 1/2 gallons and 2,300 gallons?

Best microwaved sweet potato evah! Or....

An iPad 3 wish list:

Citing known right-wing sources for "proof" of a point is now permissible here?

I mean this seriously: What do you think of Facebook?

I didn't fall off the face of the earth!

Dylan Ratigan: 'Greedy Bastards' Pt. 1

Dylan Ratigan: 'Greedy Bastards' Pt. 2

Video Shows NYPD Brutally Beating a Teabagger...

TOON: Romney's Gift to Democrats

Romney to stop playing K’Naan’s song

Alabama immigration crackdown costs state up to $11 bln: study

Conservatives Do Massive Facepalm Over Romney’s ‘Very Poor’ Gaffe

NASA orbiter gives glimpse of moon's far side

New transportation bill creates safety concerns over bigger rigs

A musical request for my birthday

Police arrests six in Occupy Sydney protest site raid

What's for Dinner? ~ Thursday ~ February 2nd!

He is very bitey...

Labor Unions Blast Democratic Senate Leaders For Making An Anti-Union Deal With Senate Republicans

Chris Rock Not Opposed To Raising His Taxes: 'I'm Going To Lose The Money No Matter What'

David and Lisa on TCM at 12:15 a.m.

Indecision 2012 - Pander Express

Alabama Senator: Increasing Teacher Pay Is Unbiblical (But I Need A Raise)

Woman Uses Bottle of Hot Sauce for Defense Against Intruders

Is Obama Intentionally Driving Republicans Crazy?

Are there any neuropathy patients here?

Push-ups: First Lady Michelle Obama vs. Ellen DeGeneres

Heads up! Lawrence O'Donnell has a story on Romney's tax returns next

How is Crate-gate going to impact Mitt in the general election?

Howard Dean Statement on the Komen Foundation Pulling Funding for Planned Parenthood

Obligatory lounge kitty picture post..

I've lived here in my apartment now, for 20 years.

Kali has been named "Mother of the Year" 6 years in a row... but keep in mind this IS Arizona.

Cellphone evolution (don't get me started on "cellphone creationists"):

Not "Waiting for Godot"... but "Waiting for Girlscout":

"Every party needs a poop purr, that's why we invited you purr... PARTY POOP PURR!!!!"

MiddleFingerMom is an EXCELLENT kisser... and he gets his underwear at K-Mart.

MiddleFingerMom had MORE than his fair share of smart-assed doctors.

Call a couple of hours ago from a night owl German friend who follows our Politics

Occupy Detroit Successfully Saves Home For Couple Facing Eviction

Mitt Romney Attacks Ben Franklin's Poor Richard's Almanac

DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s Statement Commemorating Black History Month

Jesse Jackson Predicts ‘Somebody Shoot[ing] An AK-47 In The White House’ As A Result Of GOP Criticis

(Oakland) Occupy airs complaints, vows to keep up pressure

have I woken up in a parallel universe,where womens',workers',civil rights are disappearing?

RIP Angelo Dundee

Live video: Washington State Senate debates same-sex marriage bill

Howard Dean: Komen foundation caves to pressure in barring Planned Parenthood funding

"Making a gaffe" in the Republican Lexicon

‘Poor’ Quote by Romney Joins a List Critics Love

Marriage Equality passes Washington State Senate!

Very strange news tonight -

PBGC on The Last Word

Washington State Senate passes marriage equality

bottling bourbon

The Washington state Senate just passed same-sex marriage.

Rick Santorum Tells Sick Kid Market Should Should Set Drug Prices /////Are they this stupid?

MAKE IT GO VIRAL: Show The World What You Think Of This Terrible Decision

Environmentalism without answers: A Search for the Meaning of Life

Is there anyone else here joining in the fun?

FLASHBACK: Indiana’s Last ‘Right-To-Work’ Law Failed So Badly It Was Repealed Eight Years Later


Mark Levin attacks Ann Coulter for being a "Romney Zombie"

One Company That's Possibly Even More In Bed With Our Government Than Wall Street

Moral bankruptcy

So is Mitt's statement about "not focusing on the poor" but "on the middle class" a dog whistle to

Rep. Rangel To Eric Bolling: Govt. Work Helps Minorities Because The Private Sector Is More Racist

If they want a Wisconsin style backlash in Arizona, I'll be down with that.

Antigay Group in Tizzy Over Two Grooms

Did I hear this correctly?

Middle-class this, middle-class that, WHAT ABOUT US POOR PEOPLE???

Has anyone seen any polling data or news on the Nevada Caucuses

Passing the Buck, Or Robbing Peter and Paul?

Port of Longview, ILWU and EGT Agree on Settlement 0digg

Hitler Throws GLITTER On Mitt Romney

Your feedback on Know Before You Owe: Student Loans

Toons: Groundhog Newt, Mud Wars, Gutter Politics and More. - 2/1/2012

When discussing taxing the rich, how do they miss this point? If the military

Does Newt hate Romney enough...

Does anyone have one of the new-model Mac Minis?

Mitt Romney accuses Barack Obama of not understanding the American spirit

Join Arizona Workers in Solidarity

Planned Parenthood raises $400,000 in 24 hours

Why should Romney care about the poor?

Is the average GOP Primary Voter a Racist and Homophobe?

What speeches have you given in your life? I'm no public speaker but I gave a speech

Romney, Newt & Rick Are Showing The Country What Obama Has Had To Deal With For The Last 3 Years

Bomb kills 6, wounds 71 in Colombia

Jon Stewart’s Jaw Drops At Romney Not Being ‘Concerned About The Very Poor’ - video link

TrailBlazers 92 - Bobcats 48, at the end of the 3rd quarter.

The Life and Death of Democracy by John Keane

Forget the Komen Foundation - join the Army of Women

Things that CANNOT screen for breast cancer versus things that can