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Archives: February 13, 2012

Apple Faces Outcry over Labor Practices at Chinese Factories

You should have seen the one that got away

Who the hell dumped Adele?

Collapse of the Perry Money Machine. Oops.

PARTY!

On selling one's soul to the right-wing homophobic devil...

Even Critics of Safety Net Depend on It Increasingly

Peter Orszag Sells Out: Fracking Boom Could Finally Cap Myth of Peak Oil (former Obama OMB Director)

Please Welcome My New Grandson to the World

Palin on the moon: "(A long primary) competition will lead us to victory in 2012." CPAC

A modern fairy tale

The Pope just arrived at the Grammys with

Dr. Mercola: Visionary or Quack? (Excellent profile piece from Chicago Magazine)

FUCK Rich Lowry

An excerpt from David Korten's "When Corporations Rule the World"

Dr. Mercola: Visionary or Quack? (Excellent profile piece from Chicago Magazine)

Are you discouraged from replying to a post...

Anyone here like Blondie? If so, Heres my favorite.

Is It ‘Un-American’ to Avoid Meat? WWYD Tackles Vegan-Bashing

Well that was a long weekend

Thanks for the hearts, oh mysterious admirers

BLACK MARCH - JOIN US! & EXPECT US!

Conservatism Thrives on Low Intelligence and Poor Information

U.S. Navy: Iran prepares suicide bomb boats in Gulf

“The only thing new in the world is the history you do not know.” Harry Truman

Well after three days of taking photos of pols in the worst of conditions

Hey...Thanks 4 the <3 ;)

It's now OK to call another DUer a "Paid Political Operative"

Books that will never be written

Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band Open The Grammys - "We Take Care of Our Own" (VIDEO)

Those words.... I don't think they mean what you think they mean.

I have a confession: I hate the Grammys, but...

Thank you, dear anonymous donor for my heart. n/t

The DOJ’s escalating criminalization of speech

It ain't the things you don't know that get you, it's the things you know that ain't so.

Container ships "Danger at Sea"

List: Presidential donations from prominent Californians

Ack. Autotune hits the Grammies. My ears! Time to change the channel....

The person I feel really sorry for is Bobbi Christina. She had drug addled parents, now

Washington State Senate passes $100 annual electric car fee

A cyber risk to the U.S.

Operation Boycott: Anti-ACTA message from Anonymous

Why can't this happen in Congress, on CSPAN? It would do wonders for their ratings!

So why does the religious freedom of the Catholic Bishops trump the rights of workers who EARN the

Ronald Reagan: Welfare Queen of Montana (or: Tax Tips for Mitt Romney)

MFM likes to invite his dates over to play Jenga

My hearts seem to be giving birth...to more hearts....

3 Meds with the Craziest Side Effects Ever

Thank you for the heart, dear "secret admirer"!

(USA Today) Editorial: Obama's contraception retreat is not enough

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

Is the westminster dog show a sports topic???

Seriesly?? No Grammy thread yet?

“You’ve got a full scale Republican working for you, sir”

"Walking Dead" Discussion Thread. **SPOILERS**

He's Back There AGAIN, isn't he.

Applegroves nightmare:

NOT DONE!!! NOT DONE!!! NOT DONE!!! NOT DONE!!! NOT DONE!!!

Why do men wake up happier than women do in the morning?

MFM's baby picture:

MFM has found that honesty is the best Policy...

"Fall with Walker"

My son needs some help

Interpol accused after journalist arrested over Muhammad tweet

My Son Needs Some Help. Anti-Evolution Speaker Coming to His School

POLICE: Louisville woman punched child during anger management class

how much room do 2 dozen chicks need?

Nicki Minaj sends subliminal(?) message at Grammy's?

Santorum's right-wing Sugar Daddy is an Islamophobe who blamed liberals for Columbine

Just Food For Thought...

David Grohl speaks for many of us!!!

Have you all seen the new function in your in box?

Hutaree domestic terror trial begins in Michigan

BEACH BOYS!

2012 Presidential Primary has been cancelled

Strange visual on 60 Minutes

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Monday, 13 February 2012

The situation in Greece grows violent.

So Frito-Lays has gobbled up Al Green's

Egyptians Call for National Strike and Civil Disobedience, Marking Anniversary of Mubarak's downfall

Deception at Duke - HUGE cancer treatment fraud

Flip YerFlep - The Tea Party Troubadour: Pretty Much Nails The GOP Base

Help me de-stress, pretty please?

Yes, Samuel, Oprah, & Colon voted for OBAMA because he's black.

Going 'Back To Normal' Is No Longer An Option

Sen. Jeff Bingaman: Keystone XL ‘Sounds Meritorious’

Singer Tony Bennett calls for legalizing drugs

Accused *****

Biggest Med Fraud Ever-Cancer patients at Duke given experimental treatment based on fabricated data

If you like George Takei, then you should Like George Takei

To the power of song - love lost to sweet sorrow.

Maybe it's me but that Katy Perry song sounded like .....

The Grammys suck!....

Rick Santorum and Opus Dei

PPP Polls: "Santorum will be up by 10-15 on the Michigan poll"

For anyone who cares, Adele is up next

what's my secret: ''I was a founder of the Society for Prevention of Cruelty to....

Paul supporters cry foul over caucus tally

The fight begins: Obama's budget going to Congress

The difference between the Greek economic crisis and the American one: the greek government

Investigators seek answers to Houston's death

Q: Who is winning the Republican presidential primaries?

Experts: Stanford's trial not won with 1 witness (one of the largest Ponzi schemes in U.S. history)

What tricks do you know of to change your mood? I heard on the news yesterday that

In Fresno, two homeless men got 1,363 free ambulance rides in 2011

George Soros Accuses Republicans of Hurting American Economy for Political Gain

More than 40 MPs ousted as Greece approves EU-IMF deal

“Willie Nelson calls for Occupy the Food System”

What did you used to pretend when you were a kid. I could find a nook in the woods

Time to lend Mitt a helping hand…

Abortion thread in GD with

I Love President Obama

Domestic Violence is an epidemic in this country

The Truth About GOP Hero Ayn Rand

Sexual Predator Endorses Joe the Plumber For Congress

The most shocking movie you've ever seen. The most shocking movie I can think of is "Apartment

took the plunge and got a domain for my photography

New bill would expand reasons for drivers to be pulled over

President of Mexico Felipe Calderon on the World Economic Crisis: "We have a time bomb ....

I'm so distraught about Aliengirl's passing.

Amazing new Chipotle commercial

Republicans change their minds when Obama adopts their ideas, but...

Suggestions for teaching geography to a kindergartner?

Jennifer Hudson...

What career do you have the utmost respect for after trying it for only a short while. For me it has

Seen on facebook

Admiral Over Special Forces Pushes for a Freer Hand

Should there be (any) standards to host at DU? (edited from higher)

See Sue run.

Krugman: 'Something has clearly gone very wrong with modern American conservatism'

Paul Krugman tears Charles Murray a new one!

mine, mine, mine (Conservatism is a fraud)

I have ITP

Wow. It's like auto complete can read minds.

NASA unplugs last mainframe

re the Grammies. I miss Arcade Fire. is some of this stuff....music?

Why is Diana ROSS so happy. I don't know. Never mind (& I mean that). n/t

Nate Silver: About 16% of Maine precincts didn't get to vote in the straw poll

Public schools are under attack. "Faculty members" are under attack from the GOP. Do they

With the passing of Alien Girl, I'd like to again request an In memoriam Group/Forum/Whatever. nt

Sarah Slips, Calls Health Care Reform "Obamneycare", Then Plagiarizes Pawlenty

Now I know what "the show must go on" means. I'm sad

Does anyone know where our Stephanie is posting these days?

Has anyone else heard from Repubs who are wondering what is wrong with their candidates?

Conservatives Oppose Cancer Screenings At Planned Parenthood

Female Fox Panelist Upset That Facebook is Being Pressured To Add Women To Its Board

Santorum comes to Tacoma

TSA "Trusted Traveler" program . . . . . wuddaya think?

Are we going to have primaries in Texas?

Libya on alert after warning from Gaddafi’s son

It what ways are you like your parents? I have my dad's solitaryness and empathy. I also

The Sarah Palin movie on HBO. Anybody planning on watching it?

Gloat Free NBA Scores (Sunday, February 12)

On NPR First Listen: Sinead O'Conner 'How About I Be Me (And You Be You)?'

The scale of the Universe

Westminster tomorrow (MONDAY + Tuesday!) (CNBC+)

"Nothing can stand in the way of the power of millions of voices calling for change."

Suggestion: change the colour of the 'Edit history' notice from red to, say, blue.

Video: k d lang: Crying (She nails it square on!!!) PURE TALENT!

String Quintets, Sextets, Octets?

April 1st deadline for Obamacare Health Plans.

Has anyone gone to an immersion school?

I liked the cat

Shameless - what a funny episode

The Birth Control Controversy - 3 Takeaways

I am glad to see the old format for the Greatest Page is back. thank you. n/t

state by state speak you mind about... idaho

state by state about idaho

awakenings: on margaret sanger

awakenings: on margaret sanger

New rule suggestion: No more mention of the 2000 election on DU

Prop. 8: Supreme Court may redefine gay rights

Obama administration slows environmental rules as it weighs political cost

Wikileaks - How SA meddled in Madagascan affairs

What's for Dinner ~ Monday Feb 13th ?

Coldest night of the season so far where I live.

NYC public school ban on church services

Did anybody watch "Full Metal Jousting" on the History Channel?

The summer had inhaled and held it's breath too long

I spent most of Sunday afternoon air roasting 5 lbs of Rwandan Coffee.

Christopher Hitchens versus Feminism

Secret documents lift lid on WWII mutiny by US troops in north Queensland

Historians probe links between Indonesia, indigenous Australians

Siri can be so mean

Interviews with the bright young minds of America

Loreena McKennit

Maybe unions should be taking a page from Occupy and the IWW.

Syrian rebels repel government troops in key town

Two equal marriage bills enter Australian parliament

I wish I had a pic to show you my dog's innocent look - it's amazing

China doesn't want to "buy up" Europe - report

My cat does X just to make me crazy.

Fight for the right (in France): Sarkozy's bid to win Le Pen's people

NATO Admits Killing Afghan Children in Air Strike

Why was this thread locked

Even Critics of Safety Net Increasingly Depend on It

A truth alert for Republicans.

Another Warmonger Spewing Shit

State (Ne) owes $275,000 to ACLU

AT&T customers surprised by 'unlimited data' limit

New Zealand Port Workers Need Your Support – Please help now

Would someone send Joe Scum a tweet and tell him

Germany's Carthaginian terms for Greece

Heartland

Life on the front lines : Extremely rare colour photos of U.S. troops before and after D-Day

Onion covers Obama's "Furious Profanity-Filled Rant" at the State of the Union Speech.

Mother Jones: It's the Wealth Gap, Stupid

Chris Hedges: Occupy Draws Strength From the Powerless

White Nationalists Share Spotlight With GOP at CPAC

Hopefully we are conveying this.

The Buzz on the "Wonderwall" linked to on MSN....

Trickle-Down in the Other ‘Down Under’

Shut Up and Take It To Court

Do you live near a Veteran's facility? If so, they might have a plant nursery you can patronize.

Jim Hightower: In the Constitution, "security" means protection from our law enforcers, not by them

A MacBooks-to-Success Story For Students And Educators

AIDS Quilt gets teary welcome home in Castro Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f

Heard on Bill Press this morning....LOL

Happy Valentines Day - Funny Video

So trashing veterans is OK now?

Tea Party Academy Awards

Adele fans check in!

Deadly virus hits turtles, tadpoles in Maryland

seriously? I'm driving behind a car with a "Hillary 2012" decal

Whitney singing to Mandela at WH in 94. At 2:10, song ends and she gives him a hug.

Rick Santorum’s Nightmarish America

Venezuela's opposition picks Chavez's challenger

Obama's election-year budget to target rich

Monday Toon Roundup 1- Republican primary

I feel so upset sometimes when I hear about an animal that was abused. It haunts me sometimes.

Monday Toon Roundup 2- Culture Wars

Monday Toon Roundup 3- RIP, Whitney

Why America Keeps Getting More Conservative

Monday Toon Roundup 4- Super PCS and the rest

Obama campaign sets up 'Truth Team'

Laptop Dad gets a visit from the authorities. (And they say "Meh!")

Chris Hedges: Occupy Draws Strength From the Powerless

Hot reading at reactor blamed on faulty gear

Vega launcher makes first flight

I get it now.

The Obama Mortgage Settlement is Just ANOTHER BANK BAILOUT in Disguise

Republican Enthusiasm Gap Could Spell Trouble For Party In November

Bali bombing suspect Umar Patek on trial in Indonesia

GOP gets punked?

Anyone Know of a National Carpool Service?

If Romney was a Democrat, god forbid, he would be attacked as a draft dodger....

Obama launches swing state "truth" blitz

Santorum Asks: Is My Sushi Cooked?

New rule puts a wrinkle in figuring taxes on stock sales

Oh The Places You'll Go - At Burning Man

State AG calls foreclosure settlement "a down payment"

Romney Valentine

7 Sweet Facts About Chocolate

The John Brown Moment

Rick (of course it's the women's fault) Santorum Blames Sexist Book Quotation On His Wife

The catholic church refuses to accept ...

"It's No Longer a Secure Place to Work": Working People Speak Out on Attacks on Public Employees

Republican Delegate math

Obama campaign chief: 'We can win Arizona'

Medical marijuana law busted (Delaware)

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

GE to hire 5,000 U.S. veterans, investing in plants

DOJ failed to issue key wiretap report during Bush’s ENTIRE second term

Apple Says Fair Labor Association Will Inspect Suppliers Including Foxconn

Pinterest: A “Shocking” Example of Women Using the Internet

Criticism of Chevron Grows Over Use of "Secret" Panel to Evade $18 Billion Ecuador Judgment, says Am

Drumbeat from the weekend and today...

Peak oil review - Feb 13

Peak oil review - Feb 13

It's the Wealth Gap, Stupid

Drumbeat from this weekend and today...

Why Mitt Romney should have to pay $3,339.04 for a pizza

More bad news for (parallel) Romney - byTom Tomorrow

Green beans for doggies... Too much of a good thing?

No Repug Love for Mittens (cartoon)

Kerry: Massachusetts Receives Flexibility to Continue to Lead in Education Reform

I'm guessing this might be more common at Free Republic than DU but still....

Lew went on Face the Conservatives and State of the Right Wing & Told Bishops That Clowntime is Over

TARIFF Remember that word? TARIFF shout it loud & proud TARIFF

UT researchers find China's pollution related to E-cars may be more harmful than gasoline cars

Breast Cancer Is NOT A Pink Ribbon Dammit!!!

I was happy to hear that MFM was going to do more bike riding but really......

Spaghetti & Meat Balls

"He kept us safe!"

Beisner: EPA Promoting 'The Lorax' Violates the Separation of Church and State

Tip

News Corp may face US inquiry after Sun arrests at News International

Red Wings Beat Flyers To Tie Record With 20th Straight Home Win

Hidden Gems in the Mortgage Deal

More UK jobs pain ahead, experts warn

Molecular Secrets of Ancient Chinese Herbal Remedy Revealed

Under New Law, France Would No Longer Be Sexual Playground of Men Like Dominique Strauss-Kahn

Anyone have a buck or two to support transgender rights?

Wife of Israeli diplomat wounded in car blast near New Delhi embassy

Pell Grants and Rural Students

I did something so shameful this weekend I wouldn't blame some of you to take away my DU Cool points

LTTE/NYT:

Japanese Power Utilities Import 39% More Liquefied Natural Gas in January

Volcker Stands Up For Namesake Rule (updated)

Green Energy Profit Crash Deters New CEOs

Why the Newt Gingrich campaign needs a copy editor (pic)

Carlos Boozer shows up with fake hair...

Eating Too Many Calories Is Also Destroying Our Memory

DU Album of the Day: Whitney Houston's first album - "Whitney Houston"

Chick-Fil-A Protest Spawned on NYU Campus Over Opposition to Gay Marriage

Dropping the pretense in the war on contraception

At MSNBC, a Professor as TV Host

6'X4' negatives from a 35' camera

With climate change, today's '100-year floods' may happen every three to 20 years

This Is Why America Keeps Getting More Conservative

Lazy Greeks, a neo-liberal cliché

Death by a thousand economic pecks

'Strike on Iran legally justified'

Rob Brezsny's Feb,9th forecast!

Thank you for Valentine Heart last Thursday Just logged in and saw I had a message

In foreclosure deal, California, Florida come out on top

PHOTO: I KNOW ramen noodles provide sustenance for folks on a budget, but this is just rubbing it in

Mitt Romney win in Michigan isn't sure thing, say 2 polls

"Someone needs to drop out of the Republican race so there will be the correct number of stooges."

PPP: Santorum leads Romney by 15-points in Michigan (one of Mitten's home states)

PHOTO: MiddleFingerMom's new side business...cha CHING the hard way, a buck (or 2) at a time

PHOTO: SURE, Denny's has the AMBIENCE, but if you want a REAL rib-stickin' BRACKFAS, go here.

Special Report: Passports . . . for a price

State pays for data breach

Citi comments on Volcker - Do not mess with us, we will make you pay.

What happened to LoZoccolo?

Anyone listening to NPR right now? Advisor for Romney wants MORE military spending

Salon: How rough it’s gotten for Mitt ("not completely melting down" is not "good news")

Dawn of the Drones: The Realization of the Total Surveillance State

The astounding Hutzpah of the Catholic Church on religious liberty.

Scrap Metal Theft

Michigan voters' party picks will be public record - New state rule will cut partisan mischief

Aarrrghhh...

Nailed it! The Rand Corporation predicted the "home computer" and the "Geek Squad" in the 1940's.

MetLife comments on Volcker - Higher premiums. Period

Xerox Successfully Lobbies for Veterans Department to Fire Veterans

Tech workers: I am a mechanical engineer unable to find work in my field. You?

President Obama unveils populist budget

The rationale for tax-free religion is a real problem

US 'used NGOs to create chaos in Egypt': minister

Professor proposes selling naming rights for Penn State - How About "Range Resources University"?

Goldman Sachs comments on Volcker - You're gonna love this one.

Obama will fight for AZ.

New HIV-vaccine tested on people (not a cure)

Palin Says Brokered Convention Would Not Hurt G.O.P.

An (early) Happy Valentine's Day to ASAHers :)

Greece calls snap elections for April

Missouri Becomes Second State To Divert Foreclosure Funds Away From Homeowners To Balance Its Budget

Hey Skinner - how much money did we raise with the Heart fundraiser

Bovine Idolatry--then and now

The no nonsense squad

He's Doing Twice as Well as Expected

Does anyone else watch the CBS Show, Blue Bloods....

Mystery disease kills thousands in Central America

Progressive policies hiding in plain sight

Xanax and the Rabbit Hole

Progressive policies hiding in plain sight

The shocking truth about religious ‘gay cure’ therapy by someone who failed to turn straight

6 Companies That Stand Up for Gay Rights (Now If They Only Had Good Labor Practices Too)

Please spread the word: Post-chemo risk of blood clots/pulmonary issues

Yahoo Health posts "The Best and Worst Burgers" list

Feeling the Love on Valentine's Day (Ten progressive achievements to make us feel warm & cozy!)

Bill provokes privacy fears (in Canada)

Was anyone aware of the fact that last night Betty White won a Grammy

"Republicans attack Obama's 2013 Budget Proposal" -- what's their alternative?

450 Bases and it's Not Over Yet: The Pentagon’s Plans for Prisons, Drones, and Black Ops in

Tuareg rebels behind January killings, confirms Mali army

CNN’s Don Lemon Grills FRC President Over Anti-Gay Extremism

Just how gullible are the people who attended CPAC?

Racism Alive and Well on Fox News Comment Boards

The Rude Pundit: The Government That the Right Needs to Hate Is Not the Government That Exists

Gay marriage: So what? It's just about dead as a political issue

Anybody hear about this? planned internet shutdown on March 8

NC: Race to the Ballot Comes to Durham – the Bull Fight Against Amendment One

Whitney Houston album price hike sparks controversy

Obama Proposes Doubling Highway Spending on Savings From Troop Withdrawal

Mickey D's

the war for privatization

Ethnic Cleansing and Genocide in Syria

Obama campaign chief: Obama will fight for Arizona

Rhino Sausage

Please help me understand the co-called controversy around the birth control compromise

US Chamber of Commerce comments on Volcker - Specific predictions of extortion

Religious Exemptions for Piety and Profit

Thom Hartmann: Conversations w/ Great Minds - Corey Robin, The Reactionary Mind P1

Jason Whitlock apologizes for his unfunny Jeremy Lin comment on Twitter

Top Officer Seeks ‘More Autonomy’ For Elite Special Ops Forces: Report

How Much Do We Spend on the Nonworking Poor?

Ah, duct tape, is there anything you can't do?

Venezuelan state-run media demean opposition primaries

Mitt Romney win in Michigan isn't sure thing, 2 polls say (Willard is screwed)

OccupyKXL: The 99 Percent Takes A Stand With 24 Hours Against Keystone

i think this is the best post of the last couple weeks. i hope all will read

Mooresville’s Shining Example (It’s Not Just About the Laptops)

It's not contraception, it's not about religion, it's women's health

No, NYT, there’s been no expansion of government benefits, no ‘entitlement society’

Defense: Hutaree leader Stone Sr. was merely training for arrival of Anti-Christ

In the spirit of Valentine day,

VW Beetle Police Car Wins 20 Mph Chase In Elizabethton, Tenn.

It's the Wealth Gap, Stupid

I wonder if Romney will dare to use this argument in the general election?

Whitney is going home.

So Dick Santorum was eating a California Roll - doesn't that contain Crab Meat?

this is what austerity looks like in greece...

Fear of Deportation Kept L.A. School’s Parents From Reporting Sex Abuse

Farmers May Have Kicked Off Local Climate Change 3,500 Years Ago

Very tasty glaze recipe

The Associated Press Top 25 Poll (KU climbs and THE Ohio State falls!)

Views on provocative Real Catholic TV station anger Detroit archdiocese and others

Why 'Small Government' In One State Actually Cost Taxpayers $178 Million

Can Efficiency Counter a Loss of Nuclear Power?

Paul Ryan and other Ayn Rand groupies - what say you?

UCLA engineers create tandem polymer solar cells that set record for energy-conversion (10.6%)

Streaming WH.gov...I rarely go there but am setting up for the Art Awards

To the would-be sex work abolitionist, or, 'ain't I a woman'?

how did you feel about chris brown at the grammy's?

Studiometry, a waste? Evernote kicks butt? DevonThink still eludes me.

BMW on parade?

"Walking Dead" made me realize what a low threshold of tolerance I have to animal cruelty.

To go along with googling Santorum.

Poll: Santorum surges past Romney, both Republicans trail Obama

If I posted that the President approved the Keystone pipeline I'd get 100 replies

TX Drought Makes 2011 Deer Season "Worst In Recent Memory"

"I bought I bike from you a while back and it's broke"

Annual Average Ice Mass Loss For Alaskan Glaciers; 48 Billion Tons; State #3 In Sea-Level Rise

Seniors Advocate Talks Medicare, Social Security and HCR

EU condemns racist website of Dutch far-right party PVV

Avg. Global Annual Net Ice Loss - 385 Billion Tons - Filling Lake Erie Eight Times Over

Congrats to the Foo Fighters for winning FIVE Grammy Awards last night!!!

THIS MODERN WORLD TOON: Romney's gaffes & how to lose even with them

Citrus Greening Disease Confirmed In Rio Grande Valley For First Time Ever - NYT

2.13.99

US Students are Ranked 21st In Science Out of 30...

More Bi-Partisan Theft... And Farce...

Environmentally Aware Christian? Don't You DARE Call Yourself "Pro-Life" On That Basis, Sez R-Wing

Border-militia bill requests $1.9M for Ariz. patrols

Models hone picture of climate impacts

The Biggest 5 Oil Companies Made 135 Billion in Profit Last Year

Obama budget pitch: 'Can't just cut our way into growth'

Is Natural Theology dead? Did Barth really kill it?

Romney’s slide among independents continues

Settlers: Israel drafts deal to delay evacuating rogue settlement, despite eviction order

Love, Work, and Dissent in a Time of Hazmat Suits and Political Hypochondria

Awesome Amendment to "Personhood": the "Spilled Semen" Clause

Independents Abandoning Romney

Ack! "We just need a president to sign this stuff...."

Computer problem

GOP Senators Snowe, Collins Support Obama's Birth Control Shift

(Pew & Gallup) Polls: Santorum, Romney neck-and-neck nationally

McKibben: business models at the center of our economy are in deepest possible conflict w/science

Maddowblog challenge: Fill out Gingrich's timeline

The GOP's Little Father Coughlins

GOP Drops Demand For Offsetting Payroll Tax Cut

Iran Hosts Chinese Envoy, Says Ready For Nuclear Talks

(R)Women Senators Breaking Ranks With Party, Come Out In Favor Of Obama Contraception Rule

Making the world safe for hypocrisy

Solved: How the brides in the bath died at the hands of their ruthless womanising husband

Glasgow Rangers signal administration move

'National Review' calls on Gingrich to quit race

Pennsylvania Death and Birth Indices are now on-line.

Keep Your Eye On The Ball: 2012 Will Be A LONG FIGHT To RE-ELECT OBAMA

GOP Drops Demand For Offsetting Payroll Tax Cut

A Message from Al Gore: 24 hours to stop Keystone XL

Greek Austerity Measures Sure to Impoverish Country for Many Years - FDL

Legoland Apologizes To Kelly Sabourin, Breastfeeding Mom Told To Move

National Review calls for Gingrich to leave race

Open Letter to the Occupy Movement: Why We Need Agreements, (Alliance of Community Trainers)

Wiener dog

Fox Pundit Says Women In The Military Should ‘Expect’ To Be Raped

This is about right...

Live: WA Gov Gregoire to sign marriage equality law

Friends were talking about "cleaning up temp files" and I was wondering do Mac

If you are a veteran, and care about our returning troops

Fair Labor group begins Apple supplier inspections

ACTA headed for dustbin

Shakeup: Fox Business Network Cancels Entire Primetime Lineup (VIDEO)

Syrian Revolt Gets Traction as Tribe by Tribe the Country Turns on Assad

With the expected demographic changes in the US

"Slavery By Another Name" airs tonight at 8 p.m. on PBS.

Occupy the SEC (today @4 EST)

WHY I CHOSE NEWT OVER SANTORUM - Chuck Norris - LOL

Isn't it time to teach us males, what you learned in 7th grade assembly?

Discussion about a particular part of the calculation of the chance to serve on a jury

OH the Cuteness!!!!

Like Santorum, Romney Now Has a Google Problem

Reactor No. 2 temp exceeded 400°C —Tepco: "device broken" — Fallout INCREASE measured

Those who buy what they can't earn

Current UK Final Countdown & Current UK To Close In March

Factbox: Obama seeks higher taxes on big business

EXCLUSIVE - Adele Trashes Newt Gingrich at the Grammys!

New Breeding Program Aimed At Keeping Moderate Republicans From Going Extinct

Millions of NYers Are NOT Watching NY Knick Sensation, Jeremy Lin

Mitt Romney says Romneycare should go national (8/5/07) (VIDEO)

New Jersey State Senate Passes Bill Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage

Hawk Talk: US 'wants peace', prepares for war in Syria

24 hours to stop an environmental catastrophe

The Greeks are screwed: get my broker on line 3

Karma file..... ACU Board condemn's Frank Gaffney's "reprehensible" and unfounded attacks"

Anti-Doping Agency Has A Bunch Of Old Tour De France Titles Lying Around If Anybody Wants One

London Occupy's cathedral camp gets week's reprieve

Any senior runners/joggers here?

Red Sox, Ortiz, avoid arbitration: One year, $14,575,000

Democrats Fiddle as Republicans Kill Off Unions

Political Turmoil Threatens Archaeological Treasures in Maldives

HI-SEN: Hirono Has Big Lead In Hawaii Senate Race

EU countries back UN peacekeepers in Syria

Loud Explosion, Lights In Sky Over Upstate Investigated

'The Injustice in This Society Is Overwhelming'

A chain is only as strong as it's weakest chicken that's come home to roost

Washington gov signs gay marriage bill into law

Washington gov signs gay marriage bill into law

A Thankyou Letter to Punters (sex buyers)

Why I joined the Feminist group.

Religious exemptions for Piety and Profit!

Murphy our ACD, bit me in the face on Friday

$25 Visa GC for Test Driving A Kia Optima (2/1 - 3/31/12)

LGBT vs. Feminists (new rule proposed - and why I think this is a non issue that should die now)

Signs of GOP anxiety and panic over the Presidential election

Phrase of the day is "GOP anxiety and panic." Modify any thread title to include this phrase.

Tibet protesters arrested before China US visit

Sony jacks the price of Whitney Houston music

Robert Redford, HuffPo: 24 Hours to Stop the Pipeline - Be the Solution

Can there be a discussion and refresher course on how to apply the rules objectively?

My grammies show review - a triumph of cross marketing. havent watched it in years and I saw...

Pepsi Slashes 8700 Jobs While Raking in Record Profits

DU: "Tax the rich."

Sympathy fail: Sony's response to Whitney Houston's death? Raise the album prices of course!

American Indians seek less hassle, more respect at U.S.-Canada border

Israel approves new East Jerusalem visitors' compound, razes Palestinian community center

Nasa budget slashes Martian funds (BBC)

Texas Democrats urge Perry to call special (school funding) session

"Persecuted" Atheists in America Need a New Perspective

Tunisian Authorities Break Up Alleged Al Qaeda Terror Cell

Stephen Breyer robbed at West Indies vacation home

Girls excluded from 'Red Tails' field trip; Thousands of Texas schoolboys brought...

'Uribe knew about false demobilization': Former guerrilla

Mother Angelica’s network isn’t buying Obama’s religious liberty ruse

Maine GOP continues caucus theft in broad daylight.

Court spokeswoman: Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer robbed by intruder with machete last week

DU is supposed to be the place where we speak truths unspoken by our leaders

Someone was singing those songs but it wasn't the Beach Boys

I was told I have thug ears at lunch

Once again, I am asking for the wisdom of DUers in career matters

Looking for Pole shift info.

Ecuador arrests Colombian ally of 'El Chapo' Guzman

Bad news on NASA budget: Mars missions take 20% cut

Papantonio: GOP Has Buyer’s Remorse With Presidential Candidates

Chicago politics

An ethical question. If I let you die, am I responsible for your death?

‘Spreading Romney’ satire leaks into candidate’s top Google results

Caption Mittens...

I just served on a Jury that made me spew my pepsi all over my keyboard.

Japan atomic power defenders: keep ability to build nuclear weapons

More unsolicited advice to Dems, this time from DERSHOWITZ, "drop Media Matters or lose"

The Ticking Clock

Monsanto found liable for weedkiller poisoning in France

Author of Colorado's Taxpayer Bill of Rights sentenced to 180 days and probation for tax evasion

Clay Aiken speaks out against Amendment One in NC

Kim Novak is 79 today

Pink Floyd - World Premiere of DSOTM 1972 (complete concert)

Earthquake near me (far north coast of California)

As Criminal Corruption Probe Expands, Scott Walker Flees to Chicago

Q&A: Nir Rosen on Syria's armed opposition

Winery group wants to clear-cut Redwoods, can you sign a petition?

I wonder if the Catholic Bishops would have a different position if there were ANY WOMEN AMONG THEM?

I am planning a bathroom update

Most of Romney's top fundraisers remain anonymous

A post about clear-cutting Redwoods for vineyards

Nigel Farage - How dare you tell the Italian and Greek people what to do !!!

Ozzy wants you to enter CBS Cares sweepstakes for a chance at a free celebrity colonoscopy.

Doggett’s district could be sticking point in redistricting case

Fox News Pundit: Women In Military Should 'Expect' To Be Raped (VIDEO)

Idaho hunter shoots former Imnaha Pack wolf

Saudi Sheihk weeps for the return & execution of journalist for tweet, punkass Malayasia:OK, deports

Fox News Pundit: Women In Military Should 'Expect' To Be Raped

Japan Tsunami Debris May Soon Hit California Coast

Walker Puts Wisconsin General Fund at Negative $143 Million (Thursday, 09 February 2012)

Former Reagan adviser on Moyers show, sounding like a liberal in critiqueing GOP. transcript at...

You might not want to teach in Arizona if this passes...

105-year-old volunteer says she is 'very lucky, very blessed'

Nothing confirms atheism to me more than correcting student essay papers.

Chris Hedges & Sibel Edmonds: 'Good thugs, bad thugs & Who's providing the arms?'

Arizona Law Would Make It Illegal to Teach Law, History or Literature

The Market Speaks! "An Inconsistent Truth" Rakes In Nearly $46,000 In 2.5 Weeks!

Mountain West, C-USA to form new league

So CPAC used electronic voting to prevent

The RC bishops' reaction to the President's compromise betrays their true objective

Message from Robert Redford. Important!

The Mind-Boggling Story of the Galactic Wonder That Didn’t Exist When We Saw It

Obama budget proposes to bill travelers $32 Billion in new security pat-down and other airline fees

Gregoire: Marriage Equality Is Right for Washington

Awesome Amendment to "Personhood": the "Spilled Semen" Clause

Northampton County judge shuts down diner before it opens

The New Southern Strategy: Quote Ayn Rand to Blame the Middle Class

There are rumbles about America's need to arm Syrian rebels (on the sly, of course)

Koch Brothers, ALEC, Governor Walker renew Reagan delusion

Doug Bruce sentenced to 180 days in jail...

Netanyahu accuses Iran over bombs targeting Israeli diplomats

Holy Shite Justice Breyer robbed at knifepoint during Nevis vacation

Is the Senate Trying to Sneak In a New SOPA Bill?

Eighty three today...

Marriage equality might go on Washington ballot.

Is it just me, or is GD less frightening here than DU2?

Tevez didn't like Mancini's tone in Munich

Montana man fined $1K for instigating police chase

How Much Should Kids Sleep? Nobody Knows For Sure.

Women's issue - false whatever

On Valentine's day, a museum for broken hearts

GOVERNMENT LINKING VOTES TO VOTERS

Public officials admit they can see how you voted and link it to your name

AttackWatch Returns: Obama Campaign Announces ‘Truth Team’

And there it is again. OP doesn't like the way a 130 post argument is going, op deletes the thread.

Do you identify as a feminist? (for frequent posters in women's rights and issues)

And people say Maury Povich's show is trashy......

Italy, Portugal, Spain downgraded by Moody's; outlook cut on France and U.K., hitting euro

Turn on Al Sharpton right fugging now

OK, most people are right-handed. So why...

Hey thanks for the hearts, everyone

Anyone seen an old picture of Bin Laden with US diplomat?

Love these guys!! letsdoitagainobama.com

Komen Founder Nancy Brinker’s Mysterious Expense Report

The Pirate captain was on his ship and the call from the crows nest

I find it very telling that those speaking out about "contreception" are all males

Canadian Tories on e-snooping: ‘Stand with us or with the child pornographers’

Far From Home, Ailing Trucker And Best Friend Reunited (story & video)

Kicking Underdogs When They're Down

The United States of America (according to Craigslist)

Is malicious, cross-over primary voting of any value?

I just had another (29th? 30th?) email read on TV-by Jack Cafferty:

Wow... 'Santorum Grabs National Lead' - FDL

Obama's Birth Control Policy Has Support From Catholic Hospitals, Colleges, And Charities, But .....

OK, now this is funny...

Who is Paul McCartney?!

Seems like the majority of hospitals and medical clinics around here are church owned

Athens (Ohio) City Council votes in support of abolishing corporate personhood

I will not be resigning as lead host at this time.

In Which States Can Ellen Get Fired For Being Gay?

Supreme Court Justice Robbed at Machete Point

Women and bi sexual men

“She Cried While She Ate”: Unchained Dog Overcome With Joy

STOCK MARKET WATCH - Tuesday, 14 February 2012

Tell AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson to stop the lay-offs of 740 southeastern workers.

Help with Resume.

Frontier Airlines to cut 500 Milwaukee-area employees (more job loses!)

Marin woman gets back necklace lost down toilet months earlier Marin woman gets back necklace lost

New Study: Health Care Costs Fall When Poor Get Health Care Coverage

So the GOP caved on the payroll tax cut

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