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Archives: February 14, 2012

'Militant secularisation' taking hold of British society, says

On the Grammys, at the end, who was up there on stage with McCartney?

At the request of friends LINKS to stories on Democratic Convention in San Diego

My electoral map as of 2/13.

Bishops get earful at Vatican sex abuse summit

Gingrich brushes aside dropout talk, says he'll retool strategy

I took the HD plunge and am somewhat underwhelmed

Obama up 8 points on Dogroof, 10 points on The Splat, and 18 points on Open Marriage

HPIZ402 Installing .. IE

What is the most gorgeous animal out there? I think it is wolves. I saw them

"Is Mitt Romney A Serial Liar?"

Schiff criticizes proposed funding cuts to Mars projects

Defector: Assad using chemical warfare in Homs attacks

state by state speak your mind about...illinois

Postal Workers: The Last Union

state by state illinois

Revealed: The FBI's Secretive Practice of "Blackballing" Files.

Ladies and Gentlemen, I give to you the Number One Team in the Land, The Ferris State Bulldogs!

Oh HELL- here we go again...

Gloat Free NBA Scores (Monday, February 13)

Robert Fisk: Could there Be some bad guys among the rebels too?

Panel: Anti-Semitism on rise around world, online

Panel: Anti-Semitism on rise around world, online

(MI) Petition drive seeking to overturn emergency manager law nears conclusion

Petition drive seeking to overturn emergency manager law nears conclusion

Eric Alterman (The Nation): Sheldon Adelson and the End of American Anti-Semitism

Trevor Thomas to challenge Amash

The snipping

Health Care Fraud Judgments: Federal Authorities Recovered $4.1 Billion In 2011

was this the right thing?

Today's typical conservative, and his "source."

With 6 Catholic Supreme Court Justices, what will happen to the contraception mandate

Anybody know this band? They're like the modern INXS.

Bank of Japan Sprays World With Surprising ¥10 Trillion Gift In Valentine's Day Liquidity

G.R. Democrat files to run against Amash (Trevor Thomas helped repeal DADT)

Newsweek: Israel keeping U.S. in the dark on Iran attack

First Lady Michelle Obama Learns the Interlude Dance

DNC Video: "Contraception"

Ok, everyone needs to give juror #6 a break.

Extreme Money: Masters of the Universe and the Cult of Risk (ebook)

The Latest Threads option...

Unions expect right-to-work will cost them members

Glitch -- Links not showing in threads again.

Glimpses of a Tibetan/Chinese Town Under Lockdown

FYI - Tony Stewart

SNL - the three part parody of Clint Eastwood's Super Bowl spot for Chrysler

Differing Stories About TN Rep. State Watson Resignation Sheriff describes conflict between duties

Labor senator breaks ranks on 'new economy'

Missed a few days but, what has happened to Fire Walk w/me?, and the OCCUPY Group idea????

Wife of SF Sheriff agrees to testify in domestic violence case, will seek immunity.

LAT: Mexico's defense secretary acknowledges errors in drug war

RW echo chamber launching a coordinated attack on MEDIA MATTERS FOR AMERICA

The Angel as guardian: Albert Pujols' charitable commitment

Get your bumper sticker ideas here

Calling all BOGs - "Forewarned is forearmed"

Jon Stewart's Vaginia Ideologues last night may just have been

Meeting of Argentina and Peru Presidents is Ready

We have a new Queen in our Home...She has weird taste in thrones. Plus a few more.

Bullying and swarming at DU...

Dutch right-wingers urge citizens to denounce eastern European workers

Bill Black on What to do About Apple and Fraud Friendly Manufacturing in China

Greece and EU

Tests find BPA in baby food in Maine; group launches effort to further curb chemical’s use

Former 49ers receiver Freddie Solomon passes away

Combined Systems Inc. hacked by Anonymous

Few permanent pipeline jobs (Keystone XL)

“Serious Moral Issues” – Are You Kidding Me?

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue 2012 Cover revealed-Upton--- I had no idea!

Greece rushes to meet lender demands

China seizes iPads as Apple trademark fight escalates

State Democrats announce formation of "truth team" to counter GOP statements

Police: Iranian blows off legs in Bangkok blast

Bill to allow state workers to bring guns to workplace passes through committee

Does College Make Us Less Equipped to Change the World?

If you want to know what anarchism really is and why we should care read Kropotkin

If you want to know what anarchism really is and why we should care read Kropotkin

State officials seeking $2.85M study to see whether rest areas, Ohio Turnpike could be leased

State officials seeking $2.85M study to see whether rest areas, Ohio Turnpike could be leased

Thanks for the heart! <3

The Big Lie of Austerity--and How Transit Workers are Fighting Back

"We're the 1 percent and the 99 percent hate us or are jealous or whatever"

Honduras: Our Continuing Catastrophe

Why is the pinned thread locked at the top about hosts

Looking for Demotex

The problem I see with our country is that we have lost the capability to delay gratification….

"Anatomy of an unsafe abortion" Dr Jen Gunter

Maude Barlow on the world water crisis

'Cash mobs': Flash mobs go to bat for small local businesses

Stephen Harper's government continues to parrot the Bush II administration, rather loudly ......

Townsend Griffiss, forgotten hero of World War II

"The high-water mark of the American Empire was...." Pretend you're a historian and fill in the

A Military Robot that Does It All

Police blame 3 Bangkok blasts on Iranian

Cancer Breath Test Enters Clinical Trials

the moon (again)

What Happened to a Leaner, Meaner Military?

After completing jury service I always have difficulty ...

Toon - Panel on Women's rights

Valentines Day TOON Roundup

Nancy Brinker’s Lavish Spending, Off-Putting Brittleness Puts Komen’s Future in Jeopardy

Obama's new budget: Higher taxes for the wealthy

Kerry helps badly burned African baby get into the US for treatment

Twenty Faces of an American Uprising

Romney: I Am A Son Of Detroit

NYT: A Responsible Budget

The 4- to 14-Year-Old Window: Turning Children Into Evangelists in Public Schools (book excerpt)

Robert Parry: The Right’s Inside-Out Constitution

Google has another great doodle up today.

Romney op-ed - Doubles down on letting Detroit go bankrupt

Special Report: Towns go dark with post office closings

Romney Again Says Let Automakers Go Bankrupt

Adele trashed Newt at the Grammy's during a commercial break

On Valentine's Day, Walker Promises To Give Away Wisconsin In Sweetheart Deals

Knox and Sollecito murder acquittals challenged

Phil Rockstroh: A Biohazard Valentine of Dissent

The Moral Calamity of Serving in Congress

Happy Valentine's Day? How about Happy Generosity Day instead!!

What's for Dinner ~ Valentines Day Edition!

Prosecutors May be Closing in on Walker as WI Gov Implicated In Criminal Complaint Against Aides

How about Happy Generosity Day instead? :)

Wow - Whole Foods is really cashing in on the Valentines Day thing!

UK study: 61% of Christians back equal rights for gay couples

Flight Attendant makes videos and called in for hearing at AA

Soil Erosion Increasing Global Warming Threat

Move over Spreading Santorum - we now have Spreading Romney

Ashland to be site of public hearing on senate mining bill

Venezuela: Caracas records 632 violent deaths in December 2011

Wis. Senate Fast-Tracks Mining Bill

Poor Mitt Romney; Rick Santorum is getting the Valentine's love

Collins, Snowe call revised Obama birth control rule a good move

Underwear bomber challenges life sentence

Happy Valentine's Day DU!!!

Review Gives Many States 'D' or 'F' for Science Standards

More jobs for US..Boeing..

NYT editorial: A Responsible Budget

Australian man fined for mooning Queen Elizabeth

Hey, Cookers & Bakers --

Obama’s Wish List for Energy

Unarmed Liberal Robbed by Machete Wielding Nut

Michigan to Romney: Go Away-And Take Your Knives With You

Ah yes occupy protesters dislike of Sanotum all Obama's fault. LOL

Keep Your Socialist Government Hands Off My ____________

LHC energy boost will aid hunt for Higgs boson

Toon - It's the Economy, Stupid!

Are transgender Canadians being banned from boarding flights?

Santorum Shouted Down At Washington State Rally by Occupy Protestors

Drop into Google.

Mitt Romney and the Fallacy of Political “Authenticity”

Bizarre Department of Justice Disclaimer-You'd think DOJ would be better at wiping off fingerprints.

Occupy Houston removed from park

happy valentines day. enjoy this. you can commence arguing in 4 minutes 28 seconds.

Happy Valentine's Day

"Cuckold" Luckovich Sends GOP A Valentine

HVD! ...

DAMN! Apple closes above $500/share.

PA. Welfare Programs are put on Life Support (Newspaper column)

Happy valentines day to my sisters.

I read this the other day and it made me chuckle:

Poor Mitt (cartoon)

John Nichols, The Nation: Twenty-Five Faces of an American Uprising

Ratings Agency terrorists menace London, Paris and Vienna

Katrina on Obama embrace of SuperPACs -not hypocritical to play by a set of rules you want to change

Angry White Guy...

Bahrain: armored vehicles at the entrances to villages near the pearl roundabot 14 feb 2012

Scott Brown is coming to make an appearance at my company this spring - any suggestions?

Poor, White, and Republican

What If Every Barrel Of Oil Were This Costly?

Japan Tsunami Debris May Soon Hit California Coast (VIDEO)

From the Forum and Group Hosts section of DU

NYT editorial on ALEC: The Big Money Behind State Laws

Polls Show Highest Confidence In Economic Recovery In A Year

"Copernicus wasn't 100% right, we should teach the other side of the theory"

Rick Santorum needs Twitter followers. Follow him.

This is so sad. Ebineezer the donkey died. Everyone in Kansas City loved him.

Managing Dissent in Chicago

The Right-Wing Id Unzipped

Protester Tasered at Santorum Event

Sometimes it is hard to be friends with a Conservative Republican

Happy Valentine's Day!

Someone very sweet gave me a heart, and I can't remember if I thanked them. So, thank you very much

The American Century. D'oh!

Happy Valentine's Day From Barack.

Fifteen Differences Between Democrats And Republicans

Glad to see some pushback.

‘Proud, butch lesbian’ aims to make U.S. Olympic women’s boxing team

Thanks so much for my hearts

****** "F" Valentine's Day Thread. I know I'm not the only one who feels this way. ******

Fast food "value" meals......

A Truthful Valentine Card from War Inc.

New Hampshire Republicans Trying to Eliminate Worker Lunch Breaks

4 Recent Victories Signal Hard Truth About Rebuilding Labor Movement

Happy Valentine's Day Sports Forum!

TDPS: Newt Gingrich Investigated for VOTER FRAUD, Mainstream Media Basically Ignores

Richard Dawkins Clashes With Giles Fraser On Radio 4 Over Atheist Poll (AUDIO)

The investor class learning curve

Rant time - listening to the Diane Rehm show today - discussing Obama's budget...

In birth control debate, a sacred question

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Six Principles and Steps to Nonviolent Social Change

Thank you for the heart!!!!!

Fill in the blank: Love is ____________

Kerry fav/unfav in latest poll (51-31)


Bangkok Post: Second Iranian bomber captured in Bangkok

Evoman could use some of that ole time magick

Problems cast shadows of doubt on $1B Genesis solar project

54 MORE Reasons to Hate The Grammy Awards

Failure of ‘Pro-Democracy’ Wars

The potential of stem and progenitor cells slumbers in our blood vessels

Arguments against Greek euro exit running thin

Obama Shatters GOP’s United Front On Birth Control

Latin Jazz Musicians Lead Protest Against Grammy’s for Cutting 31 Musical Categories from Awards

Two Ark. columnists on the "blockhead wing" & the National Debt Relief Amendment scheme from ALEC


Dems kicking back immediately!

Misery in Athens: 'New Poor' Grows from Greek Middle Class

Justice delayed for Peru sterilization victims

We treat anti-evolution with tacit respect



A TOON for today

Deep-sea temperature up 0.02 degree every decade

Matt Bomer comes out...

Steve Kornacki, Salon: Four Reasons Why The Santorum "Surge" May Not Last

The Dilemma of the Clown Car occupants. Valentine's Day cartoon

So what if Romney, Santorum, or some other troglodyte gets to appoint Supreme Court justices?

DU Album of the Day: "Dreamboat Annie" Heart

LOL - Charles Pierce dissects an especially delusional WaPo editoral by Fred Hiatt

10 Catholic Teachings Santorum(Google It) Rejects While Obsessing About Birth Control

Olive Garden will not take your shit.

Yahoo Health's Worst Burger: Chili's Southern Smokehouse Bacon Burger

Happy Valentine's Day - my photographer friends

I was flicking through the channels and lo and behold there is Anne Coulter on the SUN news(canada)

Enjoy your VD!

Medical Doctors for Single Payer Urge Supreme Court to Strike Down Individual Insurance Mandate

Who is Paul McCartney?

Rant about litterbugs

The Truth Behind The GOP’s ‘1000 Days Without A Budget’ Canard

Growing up as a Junior - A Question of Identity

Corporate pissing match leaves many scrambling to find a pharmacy

Fox queues for ATM

What If Everyone Saw This Message From Robert Redford?

Caption Caribou Barbie

Bangkok grenade attacks wound 'Iranian' suspect and four others

For California, Attorney General Insisted on Better Terms in Foreclosure Deal

Romney Advisor Kris Kobach’s Jobs Plan: ‘Deport An Illegal Alien Today’

Papantonio: Over-Medicated In America

Judge - To those Christians who threatened the Court and family, In His name, I forgive you

Fukushima at increased earthquake risk

Romney uses regular unemployment numbers when referring to his Massachusset years...

'Who runs Greece? Bankers who pit poor vs poor'

Buffet rule to replace Amt.

World’s 1.6 Billion Poor Going Green

Attacks Raise Specter of Escalating Israel-Iran War

Shakira attacked by seal who mistook BlackBerry for a 'fish'

Ford Earns Nearly 500 Hybrid Patents with 47-mpg Fusion Hybrid,

Please, come right out and say it.

What’s New? Exuberance for Novelty Has Benefits

Health Care Fraud Judgments: Federal Authorities Recovered $4.1 Billion In 2011

Is it time to be afraid? The Intersection of Human Behavioral Biology and Politics...

Apple iPads may face China export ban

How Blue America Subsidizes Red America (Matt Yglesias)

I got slimed by rush today on his show...need help

Thom Hartmann: The Bankster Foreclosure Bandits Gone Wild

I am so sick of hearing the 1% argue why the Bush tax cuts shouldn't expire.

Thom Hartmann: Proof the Republicans are finished - The Wave Effect

Chicago Buys New Riot and Surveillance Gear for NATO/G8

On OWS and the Democratic Party

Breaking News! Bill O'Reilly is STILL a steaming pile of s**t

Valentine's Day Google Logo Celebrates Love Of All Kinds, including same sex.

Derp Derp Derp Derp Derp Derp Derp Derp Derp Derp Derp Derp

Valentine's card

"Wild monkey sex" is the phrase for today. Modify a thread title to include "wild monkey sex".

Israel and Proxy Terrorism

January Retail Sales Gain Points To Modest Growth

Happy Valentine's Day DUers and thank you

EXCLUSIVE: As State Rep, Scott Brown Voted For Contraception Mandate Stronger Than Obama’s

Let's be clear ReTHUGS today are not conservatives

Abe Lincoln - Vampire Hunter trailer

Holy Shit! Just when I thought things couldn't get any crazier,

Thom Hartmann: How will the Budgetary Battle Shakeout?

The Onion is Live at the Annual Valentine's Day Stoning of Happy Couple!

Eurozone leaders 'call off Greece crisis talks'

Is the GOP learning the cost of insanity?

26 years ago, I was driving around Cleveland with a car full of Balloons...

President’s Budget Shreds Hope for Low-Income Americans

Fox News Commenters Respond to Whitney Houston’s Death With Deluge of Hatred and Racism

'Dogs Against Romney' hold a protest outside of the Westminster Kennel Club Annual Dog Show - pics

Panda wants cake - pic

Nonprofits fear money in center's care vanished

Barack Obama "I'm Gonna Win"

Does anyone besides me

Even Newt won't get on board the Crazy Orly Taitz Train - SHE'S BAAACK!!!

Well it seems like it was only yesterday,

"Roger and Me:" Corporate greed, globalization and outsourcing killed Detroit.

Santorum charity for the poor spent most of its money on management, political friends

Making Good Citizenship Fun

Say it isn't so.......

I was listening to a radio show this afternoon (Michael Smerconish) regarding Michigan primaries

The Porch Light Is On And Nobody Is Home

Drone Assaults on Civil Liberties

Whitney Houston - my brief encounter many years ago

What’s Inside the $25 Billion Mortgage Settlement: An Early Look

Mud slinging is out in this year's campaign

I just feel like this needs to be posted today.

Grover Norquist --------- What is he afraid of??

Some thoughts about Chris Christie..(R-NJ)

Acting director of State Planning Office fired after OUI

Free iTunes APP Provides Classic Anti-Semitic Definitions; SWC Urges Apple to Delete iSinónimos

Elizabeth Warren, Scott Brown Tied in Massachusetts Poll

The Do Over Derby

Mormons secretly baptize Holocaust victim and Nazi hunter Simon Weisenthal’s parents

‘Inspirational message’ bill clears House panel

Joint State-Federal Mortgage Servicing Settlement FAQ

cnn: Santorum's stone-age view of women

Religious Freedom Act in Kansas Legislature draws praise, criticism

It bothers me that Stephen Breyer owns a vacation home in Nevis.

Are the Democrats doing enough to prevent another stolen election?

Obama: Payroll Tax Cut Fight Isn't Over Yet

Martha & the Vandellas on line making first Mustang shows Detroit before Reaganomics trickled on it

‘Proud, butch lesbian’ aims to make U.S. Olympic women’s boxing team

It would be great if we could start a book club.

Ew! Ew! Ewwwww! MSNBC just played a clip of Newt saying he's going to "reconnect" with Callista! Ew!

Chomsky: The American decline is ‘increasingly self-inflicted’

Orange County Restaurant settles lawsuit over N-word receipts given to black customer

Alan Grayson is sending out quotes from Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

Santorum Accidentally Tells The Truth: "Barack Obama has sided with the 99 versus one.”

The Secret That Mitch McConnell Wants To Keep Hidden Today

Iran’s measure of desperation

My wife is mad because I got the kids huge stuffed dogs and she got them a small stufed hedgehog.

Dianne Feinstein has a progressive challenger for the Senate primary...

Dogs Against Romney protesting at Westminster

Iranian in Bangkok hurls grenade at police, it bounces off a tree and blows off his own legs

The Very Thought of You". Perfect Valentine's Day movie!

What are your favorite online spiritual radio shows?

Obama Requests $250 Million For Honolulu Rail

Venezuela: A total of 3,040,449 votes were cast in opposition primary election

Mutts against Mitt at the Big Show.

I Was There -- Why Romney Is Still Wrong on Michigan's Auto Industry

California Set to Send Many New Faces to Washington (NY Times)

Caterpillar Closes 62-Year-Old Plant in Canada to Take Advantage of Cheaper, Non-Union Labor in Indi

We Don't Have a Babel Fish

Sony developing authenticating power outlets: pay-to-charge on the way?

Why are rethugs trying to overpopulate the world?

Russia faced major nuclear disaster in 2011-report

US-Colombia FTA still waiting for unionist violence to be addressed

Women Vets Criticize Fox Pundit’s ‘Breathtakingly Offensive’ Claim ...

US-Colombia FTA still waiting for unionist violence to be addressed

We should stay out of the Iran-Israel mess

Lesbian couple denied marriage license in Dallas

Evangel-icous! 700 Club personality and her new boyfriend accused of stealing husband’s porn

9 pictures of cats on glass tables taken from below

Said on the TeeVee

The Iranian Threat to New York City

Brad Manning has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. Sign petition here.

Report: Israel's Mossad Still Using Foreign Passports In Undercover Operations

I have a few hearts to give away.

Ret.LTC Shaffer 'Corruption of Generals at Top' on LTC Davis' report

DNCC Releases Delegation Hotel List for Convention

breaded cats

400 lipsticks found to contain lead, FDA says

Lloyd Blankfein HRC's New “national corporate spokesman for same-sex marriage.”

Man at White House taken to Hospital with 'Life Threating' Injuries (Now with less threating injury)

Hot babes going to CPAC

Israel Forces Raze Illegal Settler Outpost

Valentine's Day gifts

Nuclear Arms Cuts Under Consideration By Obama Administration

Lets talk Grooming Products

Manny Ramirez "still on the board" according to Oakland A's source

Republican Governor WI Walker is implicated in criminal complaint...

Talk to the pug

Invisible Women

Barack tweets Michelle for Valentine's Day ;-0)

US, Europe Consider Crippling Worldwide Bank Penalty Against Iran, Though Costs Could Be High

I want to thank whoever gave me the heart.

Now Fox News Commenters Are Spewing Racist Hatred at Whitney's Daughter

"Help Rick Santorum beat Obama: Donate Now" banner ad...

What would a world without international bankers as our masters look like & how do we get there?

Thank you for the hearts!

Shark devours another shark whole (Photo)

Gundersen: 1/3 of Fukushima kids tested positive for lumps on thyroid — Forebodes some real issues

I am reading James Bradley's-"The Imperial Cruise"-

Bees Use Sign Language to Give Hornets the Finger

caption these valentine animals

Virginia school district ponders banning cross-gender dress

The Love of Money

I'm not OK with this...

I started doing Zumba...

CNN Poll: Gender and income gaps in GOP nomination battle

The Young Turks Documentary Trailer

Kindergarten K-State fan refuses to color Jayhawk

Perry ponders another White House bid

Why Don’t Americans Elect Scientists? (NY Times OpEd)

Post Office closings isolate small towns and poor

I demand to know who gave me my hearts!

Anoka-Hennepin School Board votes to replace neutrality policy

Hey, what happened to my hearts ?

NASA Shuts Down Its Last Mainframe

Venezuelan Supreme Court just ordered the opposition to give the "notebooks" with the names

Enjoy! Music for the heart.

Israelis: Iran Behind Bangkok Bombings, 'Coordinated Attacks' Around the World

Nepal actor welcomes home transgender daughter

the biggest rose in the universe (that we know of)

Private prison company offers to buy 48 states’ prisons

Join Pet Lovers for Obama

Thank you Control-Z for the heart, you are a dear! :-) n/t

Arigato from Japan

NHS papers expose risks of health reforms

Is there a defined sanction against jurors abusing the anonymity of jury service?

Great quote from a "founding father"

There hasn't been a Tebow thread in a while....

Abbas to address Fatah leadership

Just saying thanks

God, Whitney Houston and WBC...

Maine GOP failed to count communities that voted DURING caucus period.

Norman throws the BDS/one state nuts under the Finkelstein bus!

Michigan to Romney: Go away (CNN Op-ed)

Plan B in college campus vending machines...

700 Club personality accused of stealing husband’s porn

Goldwater's predictions for 2012

One bigot in New Jersey shouldn't have the power to...

I have come here three times...

Serial alerters. Without naming names, it would be interesting to know what percentage of alerts are

An absolutely true Valentine's Day story of Merit Making

Widespread Inequality in the Restaurant Industry Means Hardship for Women Workers

"Cult churl conservatives."

This email has been making the rounds. (State Retirement Threat)

Romney Backer Attacks Santorum For Same Votes He Cast Himself

Tax break was meant to encourage innovation in gas industry

The Israel Project: ‘American Hispanics are the most hostile toward Israel’

Wall Street ‘Likely To Set Records’ For Political Spending Aimed At Defeating Obama In 2012

"Schools We Can Envy", by Diane Ravitch

Thank you to whoever gave me a fourth heart

Yes, Skittles is quite the romantic.

Where to take your Valentine Date from hell......

Pierre Trudeau's son is so disgusted with Harper he's thinking about separatism.

Scott Fitzgerald Campaign Errs in Recall Challenge (Bwaahaahaaa!)

The Romney good will does not extend beyond George in Michigan.

anybody know of some good sites for intelligent discussion of political, social issues. Looking for

Walkom: NDP would sacrifice even medicare for Quebec votes

Love will find a way.

To those who gave me my hearts, Happy Valentines Day! And a big hug...

So JUST how much Chocolate have you devoured by now??

Schoenberg announces support for Rahm's gun registry plan

NSSF's First Shots® Learn-to-shoot Seminars Excite Miami and Sacramento Area Residents

The Biggest Primary Backfire of them all.

The Right-Wing Id Unzipped

(British) Christians don't want religion to influence public life

A petty issue considering the others in play, but I just noticed this about the new DU...

I used Roundup (reluctantly) to kill English Ivy..

Great videos of swimming/diving dogs

Tommy Laptop Dad Jordan is the new Joe the Plumber

Senator Paul (R-KY) Objects to Confirming DOE nominations

Speaking of love, this happened a little over 4 years ago

Racist Super Bowl Ad Backfires Gives Democrats Double Digit Lead In Michigan

Please enjoy! :D

Elizabeth Warren 'Shocked' At Scott Brown's Support For 'Extreme' Birth Control Policy

How Blue America Subsidizes Red America

TV show or Republican Party

Happly Valentines Day all you DUers

All Your Ovaries Are Belong To Us - The War on Women

Here's a laugh for your Valentine's Day. Unfortunate Valentines through the years.

Teen Who Committed Suicide At High School Left Behind A Note

GODDAM HIM! I swear he does this crap on purpose.

DU a poll: Do you support making Ohio a 'Right to Work' state?

Fla. Senate defeats prison privatization legislation in razor-thin vote

My Lord! Project much, Tony? Perkins: The Left is Trying to Create a Theocracy

A Mexican Immigrant’s Act of Honor

Federal Judge in Texas Lashes Gingrich Saying He Should Be Ashamed of His Demagoguery

sometimes, life is perfect....

Rick Santorum's Serious Woman Problem

Travelers Justified in Firing Christian Exec

Cow Farmer Can't Sell Raw Milk in Other States

Anti-abortion "personhood" bill advances in Virginia

Kazaa File Sharer Gets Help Fighting Capitol ($1.5 million fine for 24 songs)

Thank you so much for the hearts!

For group hosts, a thought for the day

Pentagon wants $3 billion for the War in Iraq that we thought was over

How do I get the old non-slip strips off the floor of my bathtub so that it is clean again?

10 Catholic Teachings Conservatives Reject While Obsessing About Birth Control

Chris Christie will veto marriage equality, says civil rights are "a bunch of theater"

Ten Years After Decriminalization, Drug Abuse Down by Half in Portugal

Taxpayers fleeced in bailout of Senate barbershop ‘institution’

TransCanada again extends Keystone XL schedule-To reapply for Presidential Permit in "near future"

Disturbing Trends in Type I Diabetes.

The Loving Story Premieres Tonight at 9PM on HBO (interracial couple SCOTUS 1967)

Never use Always use a local place

ACLU - Petition to stop the Blunt Amendment from passing (x-post in GD)

Bad idea #19: eating chocolate immediately after getting your teeth cleaned.

So...who out there got to NASDAQ today?

Petition to stop the Blunt Amendment from passing (x-post in Women's Rights and Issues)

DU a poll: Should the City Council enact legal protections for gay and transgender residents?

Lawmakers Reach Tentative Deal on Payroll Tax and Jobless Benefits.

Romney's Billionaire Vulture Paul Singer, the GOP's Baddie Sugar Daddie

STOCK MARKET WATCH - Wednesday, 15 February 2012

Nonpartisan Updates: PROTECT and The National Association to Protect Children

S&P upgrades State of CA

The Four Noble Truths

I am so frikin pissed at the moment!~ I just might send a bill to my doctor for MY time

Does the new understanding of religious faith make any positive difference anywhere?

Hassebrook (D-Ne) makes Sen. bid official

Obama Shows America That He Now Owns Boehner, Cantor, and The GOP

Just to show you what some people are capable of.

Bishops plan aggressive expansion of birth-control battle

Chinese blocked visit by U.S. religious freedom envoy, advocates say


White House: Remarks by the President on Extending the Payroll Tax Cut

What Mitt Romney gets wrong about the Detroit automakers’ bailouts

J. Geils Band - Love Stinks

1. Valentines for you to read +/or share. Please kick them now & then.

Bishops plan aggressive expansion of birth-control battle

2. Valentines for you to read +/or share. Please kick them now & then.

3. Valentines for you to read +/or share. Please kick them now & then.

4. MFM Valentines for you to read +/or share. Please kick them now & then.

Experts Say Iran Has 'Neutralized' Stuxnet Virus

Anyone else watching Brietbart on The Young Turks

Reuters: Virginia set to remove limit on monthly gun purchases

Watching Andrew Breitbart on TYT.

These Catholic Bishops make me FURIOUS

Former Senate leader Marc Basnight suffers from Lou Gehrig's disease

creationist bill has been shelved

Female Passengers Say They Were Targeted for TSA Body Scanners

Shepherd Smith Goes Off On AT&T For Surprise “Unlimited Data” Limits

Obama's auto task force leader Steven Rattner calls Romney clueless on so-called bailout

CBS News/NY Times poll: Obama 48 Willard 42 ; Obama 49 Rickie 41

romney has a google problem

A question about nutritional yeast:

PHOTO: NOTHING sums up Valentine's Day like those three little words..."panda bear squeeeeee."

My Little What?

Warren To Brown: 'This is an extreme attack on everyone-Opens the door to outright discrimination'

See "Anti-abortion 'personhood' bill advances in Virginia"; crossreferenced here

Republican Fred Upton has a poll out on the Keystone pipeline

Coming up at 8pm Eastern on PBS...

I've got 10 Hearts to Give...First ten posters get one each...

Roche warns of counterfeit cancer drug in US / Avastin..$6 billion a year drug

Google Offering to Pay Web Users to Track Their Every Move

Romney: I like mandates. The mandates work. (VIDEO)

DU Jury Test: WilliamPitt!!! Your head is full of bees!!!

Pete Hoekstra's Super Bowl ad officially a disaster

If you have HBO, check out "The Loving Story" tonight

And now the show is over

Oh tristesse! The nudes of Ruben, Velazquez, Bouguereau and Botticelli get photoshopped

kindly look at my response w/links

Charles Pierce: Republicans' real goal is in the legislatures, federal and state

Stabenow Widens Lead Over Hoekstra

Well, waddya know, MAY have been an accident

Engineer Who Gave Obama Resume Declines Out-of-Area Job Offers

Obama All A-Twitter for Valentines Day

How Faux Brainwashes People

Bangkok Post: Terror attack on 'foreign nationals' interupted

Bishops plan aggressive expansion of birth-control battle

From the culture war to foreign policy, conservatives have been defeated on every front

Mitt is mean - protest outside the Westminster dog show

MO Conservative claims the KKK created public education to hurt African American children

So when Scott Kochsucker, I mean Walker, meets with Obama tomorrow,

L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa will chair Democratic National Convention

Drugs are a part of life, alcohol is a part of life, neither is going away.

I have hearts to unload.

Democrats again pick football stadium for Obama convention speech

Not the homecoming he'd hoped for

Noam Chomsky: “Losing” the World - American Decline in Perspective, Part 1

Thank you for the hearts.....but "You're Breaking My Heart" Nilsson

Favorite President Obama quote

Thank you for the heart, whoever you are.

Cloture votes for last three Congresses

The Court in a second Obama term

Santorum fights to be heard at a raucous Tacoma rally

Bloody Valentine: Child Slavery in Ivory Coast's Cocoa Fields

To all my fellow LGBTERS

Mormon Church Apologizes for Posthumous Baptism of Jews.

Quorum Call: Senate to return at 12:01 a.m. after Dems hold up wetlands bill

Romney isn't losing in Michigan because he was against GM bailout...

People really need to learn how to enjoy life straight!

Charter Operator Fines Students For Infractions

I received flowers today, didn't expect any.

Total nutcase "Global warmists throw in the towel"

At this hour, my old high school is getting Santorum'd (in Boise)

Scott Fitzgerald Throws A Kathleen Falk Hissy Fit (Feb. 14, 2012)

French judge: Monsanto poisoned farmer

Adele Trashes Newt Gingrich at the Grammys!

The Capitalist Peace: Why a Capitalist World Means a World At Peace

My political donation account for my run for city council is now active at PayPal

Mitt Romney's likability problem (CNN poll) & why it'll cost him the election...

Why Don’t Americans Elect Scientists?

Mandatory Tuesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! & Happy Valentine's Day

F.C.C. Bars the Use of Airwaves for a Broadband Plan

If I was teaching in AZ, I'd have to stop quoting Carlin

(Remember Righthaven?) Apple may be using patent troll to do its legal dirty work

INTERNAL DOCS: The Secret, CORPORATE-FUNDED Plan To Teach Children That Climate Change Is A HOAX

Seriously WTF is going on with ReTHUGS and birth control

You know it had to happen, with all these throw back cokes and such...

Graphic !!! - Virginia Ultrasound Bill: Republican Lawmaker Calls Abortion 'Lifestyle Convenience'

Bound, naked in a Subaru: Valentine's Day role-playing ends badly

Jailbreak the Patriarchy

Update on the quack bastard doctor. Spoiler alert: no good news.

What was for dinner tonight Lounge? We had pot roast, garlic mashed potatoes, carrots,

Sioux City Bishop Calls For Christians To ‘Violently Oppose’ ‘Evil’ Birth Control Rule

Here's the Valentine's Card my husband just e-mailed me:

OK... This is what happens when a person listens to too much RW radio....

The National Debt increases $4 BILLION dollars per day.......

For those who aren't sure if Obama "deserves" their vote

Lazy eye Walker to join Obama for Wisconsin visit, what kind of stunt will he try to pull?

Soft toy floating down river sparks penguin rescue dash

There's no Tomorrow - documentary

There's no Tomorrow - documentary

One of world's oldest cats mistakenly put down by Swiss vet


Gov. John Kasich's approval still low but support for right-to-work status strong, poll shows

I have a question...

Would anyone be interested in a group on Social Media?

Obama Continues to Box In His Opposition

Videos: Joe Sestak and many others speaks out against Corbett's cuts to public education

Legalize pot, say former B.C. attorneys general

The War On Women Diaries... Once Again...

Turkey sandwich replaced with chicken nuggets at school.

Another story of religious hypocrisy

Chinese blocked visit by U.S. religious freedom envoy, advocates say

Komen Founder Nancy Brinker’s Mysterious Expense Report $133,507 while full time for Bush

WOW I got a heart

hawk at the capitol

Which color of bumbersticker goes best with a light maroon car

Maryland House committees send same-sex marriage bill to floor

Red Wings got the record. 21 straight at home

I tried the Bacon-Banana cookies that was posted here...

Ideas for a parody of "Facebook Parenting" -- aka Dad shoots laptop

It is not about improving schools. It is about softening up students so they make

Something happened this evening to make me want to post this.

So the only place to discuss conceal carry weapons is the outdoor activity forum?

800,000 Signatures Against Keystone XL Delivered To Senate Today

When you had a few dimes as a kid what did you buy? I used to buy those candy cigarettes,

All Your Ovaries and Children Are Belong To ME!

Drumming up a phony war on religion

Why is Andrew Brietbart so angry?

Iran either has solved its Stuxnet virus problem, or its ruled by 'complete idiots,' experts say

We cannot allow birth control (a little in your face, but...)

A song out of time

no birth control ~ no boner pills

What I got out of the Last Word regarding Santorum

The Way Greeks Live Now

Roger Goddell earns $20 million a year?

Condemned as “Not a Real Person” By Rush Limbaugh, a Small Businesswoman Speaks Out

Toons: The Debt Star, Severely Mitt, A Winning Idea and More. - 2/14/12

Another surgery update

Chess Coach to Leave Texas Tech With Her Team’s Best in Tow

Jon Stewart: "You wanna do the Nazi dance? Is that what you wanna do?

sub thread locking

More Doctors 'Fire' Vaccine Refusers

Jeremy Lin hits game-winning 3 as Knicks top Raptors

Jon Stewart to the evangelical rightwing

Affluent, Born Abroad and Choosing New York’s Public Schools

6.0 off the coast of Oregon

A special thank you for the second heart. n/t

On the App stores:

L.A. mayor to chair Dems' convention

American dream, why do so many think they;ll achieve it

Clarifying Rachel Maddow's "Chart Imitates Life" segment

Bill Moyers Essay: Who Shipwrecked Our Economy?

Birth control has come full circle politically. It was birth control that gave us

Politics & Other Mistakes: What they write about

Thank you for the heart. <3

My dad was a bus driver and Janitor and he was different from his

State Democrats asked my neighbor to run for state legislature.

Bill Moyers and Michael Winship: Super PAC Money Throws Democracy Overboard

well, we had the first "vegan challenge" failure....a chocolate cake that was....awful!

Question for anyone with any knowledge on the subject of travel.

Okay. Fess up! What did you buy somebody for valentines day. I bought pretty

Heartland Institute Exposed: Internal Documents Unmask Heart of Climate Denial Machine

Thank you! The hearts are awesome


Criticism lingers over Rex Sinquefield's KKK remark

Report: Russia faced major nuclear disaster in 2011

*Jon Huntsman on Charlie Rose, about China.

I have a question about fluid mechanics.

(Oregon) man finally returns home after FBI blocked him from flying

These designer sheets provide birth control.

OBAMA 2012: Game-Set-Match

Doomsday Preppers

Cash-4-Prisons: Corrections Corporation of America Offers To Buy State Facilities

Hey lounge! What advice can you give?

Was watching the Westminster dog show... somebody got "escorted"...

Did Lenin break with Marx?

Poll: Obama holds edge over GOP hopefuls

New Bedford question

Haven't heard much from Newty this week

Will US geography ever change?

I find it funny that the republican congress didn't produce a single jobs bill, but they have a

Robert Scheer: U.S. Elections Are for Suckers

What game, board, card, or console/pc have you sunk the most time in?

Newt is against same marriage sex.

Is there a way to indicate that you've alerted on a post by mistake?

Jon Stewart Destroys Fox’s Liz Trotta Over Comments On Military Women Who Are ‘Raped Too Much’

Dr.Manning Refuses Plea From Hannity to go on FOX....

Would you rather be "well off", and have a boss, or be "getting by", but with absolutely no boss?