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Archives: February 2, 2012

I am a Democrat because there are two viable political parties in America.

Hello. I did not know this group was here.

Angelo Dundee, Muhammad Ali's trainer, dead at 90.

Police: Entire NYC building was pot farm

Baby to mother at Minnesota Romney rally: You'd really hand my future to THAT guy?

Hannemann Ahead in Hawaii CD2 Race For Cash

Every sunrise a painting: Brain-tumor survivor’s daily ritual

GAB doesn't want to publish recall signatures because of privacy issues....

Pic Of The Moment: Trump To Endorse Gingrich

Shadrack McGill, Alabama State Senator, Says Keeping Teacher Pay Low 'A Biblical Principle'

Groundhog Day!

Oil drilling off California coast approved by House panel

Komen Founder Is Major GOP Donor, BUSH Ambassador

Ferry Sinks Off Papua New Guinea With 350 Aboard

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Talks Constitution, Women And Liberty On Egyptian TV

Syrian Defector: More Guns, Less Gandhi

EXCLUSIVE-US, allies exploring prospects for Assad exile

West holds back on Tibet - analysts

Islam critic backs out of West Point cadet event

Dobson makes surprise appearance at Santorum event

Singling Out Islam: Newt Gingrich's Pandering Attacks

Romney family dog ran away after drive to Canada.

Maverick Buddhist nun dedicated to helping the needy and homeless

On Mountains

Excellent poster from our local Occupy

Huckabee: Romney was only opponent to not call on the night of 2008 Iowa caucus.

John Boehner: Time For Government To Stop Helping Homeowners

Guide to the Main Players in the ever-expanding FBI Walkergate “John Doe” Investigation

I've thought of a better song than 'Eye Of the Tiger' for Newt's grand entrance...

Has there been any word on Alien Girl?

Russia holds firm against military intervention in Syria

The Influence Industry: Obama’s ban on lobbyist bundlers has unclear prospects

Justice official says congressional deadline for more Fast and Furious documents ‘impossible to meet

OWS isn't a Relevant Movement to Change Society and May Hurt Us More then It Helps Us

Could Wales leave the United Kingdom?


Connect the Dots

Report: Poorest families hit 1000 times harder than rich by Michigan tax changes

Republicans push to stop automatic U.S. spending cuts

US: Proposed Rules Would Save Child Farmworker Lives

A portrait of our canine princess, Yuuko

Key & Peele: Obama's anger translator

My alma mater has established gender-free restrooms!

Lawmaker: teacher raises against "biblical principle" (Jesus's own mother called him Teacher)

Hey, I'm looking for writers interested in helping me out

MFM started perfecting his techniques for romance at a very early age

Offbeat Traveler: Heart-shaped islands around the world

French court fines Google France 500,000 Euros for gratis Maps

Race and the liberation of Dachau

Planned Parenthood: $400,000 in 24hrs.

Thom Hartmann w/Brad Friedman: Gingrich campaign - Election Fraud?

Treasure hunter says he found $3B WWII wreck

Ancient tablet may contain world’s oldest ‘Yo Mama’ joke, along with sex and beer humor

Company Banned in Effort to Protect Foreign Students From Exploitation

Colombian spy agents barred from service for wiretapping Supreme Court

Monument for black Revolutionary War patriots readied for Senate consideration

A New 9/11 Investigation - Coming to a Theater Near You?

LOL!! Sen. Mitch McConnell: Obama got 'everything he wanted' from the Senate. Really, Mitch?

Keiser Report: Starving the Economy (E243)

150 years later, Dakota war wounds still cut deep

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

In search of slave clothes: A museum director’s hunt for a painful symbol

LA Times: Slain border agent's family alleges lies over ATF gun program

(UK) New immigration policy favours the wealthy, say critics

Philippine military 'kills three wanted militants'

Hearing on Mississippi pardons delayed until next week

Accused Fort Hood shooter seeks court-martial delay

US Adds 120 Billion In Debt Since Debt Ceiling Hike Friday,310 Billion More On Deck In Next 2 Months

Will the media ever call out Trump for his Birther investigator lies?

The phrase "THIS President"

Joseph Smith, the "White Horse Prophecy", and Mitt Romney

OMG...I can't stop

You want to see something funny???

Earliest known copy of the 'Mona Lisa' (re-)discovered in Spain

Black History Month: Debunking the 10 biggest myths about black history

Senate panel rejects in-state tuition for children of non-citizens

AP Exclusive: US No-Fly list doubles in 1 year

'Where Is the Uprising from the Left?' DER SPIEGEL Interview with Francis Fukuyama

Senator booted off budget panel over privatization

The N.Y.P.D. Clamps Down on Jazz...

Happy Groundhog Day!

[LBN] A suggestion for 'real' LBN

During Super Bowl, for 30 Seconds, 2 Mayors Will Be on Same Side (Updated to add video)

'Super PACs' largely funded by a wealthy few

Hi ya'll :)

Bravo Indiana Workers and pro-union protesters

Australian 'home birth advocate' dies while delivering her second child at home

Michelle Obama promotes healthy eating at Inglewood store site

Secular Reproduction

A meeting of hearts if not minds

The Queen of 'vicious verbal attacks' complains about GOP attacking each other - LOL

Obama vs. Bill Clinton approval at this point in their Presidencies

Kyrgyz Religious Hatred Trial Throws Spotlight On Ancient Creed

Heh, local weatherman just gave the forecast.

Punxsutawney Phil webcam

Another great cartoon that says it all.

OK this is obscene - fuck the rich

Pakistan gets trade waiver for European Union markets

France and Italy give green light to high-speed rail link

Chemo brain

Google 2.0 prepares to come out of the shade

CBC: Hacked neo-Nazi websites reveal Canadian connections

Most Super PAC Money went to the Republicans

Missouri Department of Conservation 75th Anniversary Photo Contest

Tamron Lens Winter Photo Contest

Thomas Frank on How Tea Party 'Populism' Derailed a New New Deal

New York Muslims Fight Back Against Police Department's Institutionalized Paranoia About Islam

For Repubs, the Tea Party chickens are coming home to roost...

Netanyahu must stop misusing the Holocaust (Carlos Strenger)

30 Things You Might Not Know About 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' .

Nancy G. Brinker responds to landslide of criticism aimed at Susan G. Komen charity

Metropolitan Police admits email address error

Mitt Romney is a middleman who skims the profit of other people's labor

Afghanistan War: U.S. Troops To End Combat Role Next Year

Rattner's tax charts belie Romney's assertion that his concern's for the middle class

Mitt's moment of political honesty...

Editorial: Finally, Ed Martin chooses a race befitting his unique skills

U.S. Highway Trust Fund Faces Insolvency Next Year, CBO Says

Will Iowans See $5 A Gallon Gas This Summer?

Indiana may soon be Rust Belt's first right-to-work state

Alert level raised at Alaska volcano

Far Side of the Moon Captured on Video for the First Time

Death Freeze Grips Europe, Killing 80

The wisdom of Mitt Romney

Ground Hog Day 2012 Punxsutawney Phil Sees Shadow. 6 More Weeks of Winter

"GASLAND" = Josh Fox arrested at House Science Committee Hearing

When Less is More Political Engagement {unemployment uk}

Correction: Study says U.S. Muslims don’t want Shariah, either


What must-see in Maine would you recommend to a new visitor to our state?

I found this story buried at MSNBC..about journalist being arrested at hearing.

Things That Cannot Screen For Breast Cancer...

Netflix 'adult viewing.' C'mon - you know you've seen some!

"a really bad Stephen Colbert parody of a Republican"

Replacing Factories With Jails: Just 44% of Milwaukee’s Black Men in Workforce

Gingrich: In It to Lose It

Aljazeera: Kuwaitis vote to choose new government

Pipeline (Keystone XL) allegations off-track, say Buffett, Holland

Torture in Illinois goes to Illinois Supreme Court..

Florida Republican Submits Anti-Corporate Tax Bill Without Removing ALEC Mission Statement

Bush's Legacy

Robert Scheer: The Democrats Who Unleashed Wall Street and Got Away With It

Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Report (02/02/2012)

The Children's Table

The uprising of the invisible

why they will stay 38% or less

Super Bowl Lands on Taxpayers’ Backs

(Dutch right winger Geert) Wilders angry at German ‘right-wing populist’ label

Six more weeks of crazy GOP primaries!

China's Wen: May consider bigger role in EU rescue

Scandals Put Scott Walker in Hot Legal Water

Romney Calls Decision To Withdraw From Afghanistan ‘Misguided’

Mitt Romney relying heavily on small group of super-rich donors

Sorry, No Accused Felon Looks Good With One Of Those Yellow Crayon Band-Aids On His Face

Cops Arrest Minnesota Man For DWI. He Was Driving A Zamboni At The Time.

Priests ask for choice over gay ceremonies


+++ NFL Picks / Super Bowl +++

Facebook surrenders its privacy in IPO documents

'Corporations Are Not People' ..... a book review by Thom Hartmann

Erin Brockovich, Gibbs Looking into Mystery Illness in LeRoy

Jury that never "finished"

Hopefully next season Pro Athletes refuse to wear Pink during games.

Does Newt Have A Cunning Plan To Rob Romney Of Virginia? (TPM)

President Obama's Change — This Video Needs to go Viral

I'm looking for a juicer

(Reuters) Romney explains his "not concerned about the very poor" 'gaffe'.

'Corporations Are Not People' ..... a book review by Thom Hartmann

I'm thinking of a number

This'll make you smile: Planed Parenthood Gets Donation Spike after Komen Cuts Funding

Toon: Copyright and Copywrong

In Nevada, Romney poised to roll, poll shows

The Legend of David Petraeus

Newt criticizes Mitt for "not focusing on the poor" statement. "Food Stamp President" is better?

The Need for Regime Change

Top Susan G. Komen Official Resigned Over Planned Parenthood Cave-In

I just donated $50 to the susan g. komen foundation

Thursday TOON Roundup 1- Newt loses

Thursday TOON Roundup 2- Mittbott 'copes'

Thursday TOON Roundup 3- SuperPAC destruction

Why so upset over Birth Control Coverage, Catholic Church?

Thursday TOON Roundup 4-Banksters

Our Draconian Drug Laws Have Created a Great Investment Opportunity in Prisons

SPLC Lawsuit Challenges DOMA, VA for Refusing to Recognize Legally Married Same-Sex Couples

Thursday TOON Roundup 5- Evil tech companies

Anti-gay group slams JC Penney for hiring Ellen DeGeneres as spokesperson

Thursday TOON Roundup 6- American exceptionalism, and the rest

NYT: Who's financing the Super PACs?

Romney's "not concerned about the very poor" comment highlights 2 problems with him

Anyone have any great recipes for groundhog?

Small-Dollar Donors Propel Barack Obama, Non-Romney Republicans

Recent photo of HopeHoops!

US shelter uses alcohol to combat alcoholism {video report at link}

Federal bureaucrats posed as 'new Canadians' for Sun News (aka Fox News North) event

Southwest, central Colombia bomb attacks kill 11, injure dozens (three separate attacks)

President Obama invited to duet with Al Green on "American Idol"

US pushes Bahrain arms deal despite abuses

Colombia implements free primary and secondary education

Israel's profound choice on Iran

Global Experts Question Claims About Jellyfish Populations –– Are Jellyfish Increasing in the World'

Jobless claims continue to improve

Our Governor's Harmful Policies / Cuts/ Tax Plans - I mean Scams

I just donated to Planned Parenthood and it felt great

I am fed up with all these snarks about the Clown Car. Just change the channel OK.

Yellow-cedar are dying in Alaska: scientists now know why

Guardian: New generation of nuclear reactors could consume radioactive waste as fuel

A dragon dance in the Negev

Secrecy Shrouds ‘Super PAC’ Funds in Latest Filings

I'm thinking of a smilie

UN shenanigans on Syria

An EXCELLENT side-by-side of President Obama and Mitt Romney's housing plans from the DNC:

Happy Groundhog Day!

Ezra Klein: Romney’s problem isn’t his gaffes. It’s his policies.

Microsoft Automatic Updates crash my computer

Call for 'more credible' US military threat

I'm thinking of a naked.

Exclusive: U.S. and allies exploring prospects for Assad exile

Echoes of war across the South Caucasus

Email from Pelosi/DCCC (WooHoo, Oregon!!) What a Night!

Boycott Komen

Looks like the Komen Message Board is having a problem dealing with the PP scandal.

I can identify with the employee.

Din Da Da-George Kranz

Obama uses biblical scriptures to explain why Romney is wrong about the poor

Wealthy Fla. man adopts adult girlfriend as his daughter

Uproar as Breast Cancer Group Ends Partnership With Planned Parenthood

Fear and loathing in the American Gulf

Florida polo mogul in DUI death lawsuit, adopts adult girlfriend

Washington Post: The Romney-Paul alliance

Secrecy Shrouds ‘Super PAC’ Funds in Latest Filings (NYT)

Ron Paul Defends Mitt Romney Against Opponents' Attacks

US tells Israelis it won't join their war

I Spy Something Blue

Giving to charities is generally a bad idea

Yeah, Zuckerberg's worth $24 billion. But what if he had a major, unexpected emergency expense?

I'm not thinking at all.

You heathens in the lounge need to quit thinking!

Report: L.A. teacher complaints go back to 1990

Just got a *Breaking News* email from CNN that Trump will endorse Romney???

Egypt caught in spiral of disaster

A Year After (marking the death anniversary of my best friend)

Pro-Romney Super PAC Outraised Its Candidate's Campaign

Carson City Prostitutes Stand Up for Paul Donating Their Tips

Cartoon for the times...

Gov. Brown names panel to dismantle L.A. redevelopment agency

U.S. State Science Standards Are ‘Mediocre to Awful’

Who Do You Think You Are? is back!

Ruling on redistricting a wake-up call for California GOP

Single Mother in Milwaukee Raped by Cop – Then Arrested for “Assaulting an Officer”

Progress Made in Developing Community-Acquired MRSA Vaccine

McManus: The Gingrich playbook

Anderson Cooper's Ridiculist: Joan Rivers gets high

Don't Stop Thinking!

Komen Foundation official deletes evidence of anti-choice bias from Twitter

Supergiant amphipod, found in deep seas off New Zealand

Guilty verdict for killer of gay teen Jack Frew {scotland}

Unless you talk me out of it, I'm drinking a bottle of dihydrogen monoxide

Potential interview - Confirmed!

This wholesale bigotry against entire groups has to stop!

"Gasland" Director Josh Fox Arrested at Congressional Hearing on Natural Gas Fracking

clueless fatcat...

A Clarification from Mitt Romney - (it's about poor people) as told by Andy Borowitz

When you post a news item, (LBN) can you make a comment on that item?

US police ‘told gay couple faggots don’t deserve to wear pants in jail’

5.6 Million Americans Have Switched Their Banks In The Last 90 Days

Santorum to sick kid: Don’t complain about $1 million drug costs

Gay marriage supporters closing ranks in Maine

Feb. 2nd 2012 is an important date

Post your support for wyldwolf....

@Occupy Savannah

Obama to appear in Falls Church to announce mortgage refinancing plan

If Kathleen Falk is the only dem who will run against Walker--I'm not sure she would win

Top Susan G. Komen Official Resigned Over Planned Parenthood Cave-In

Another Mitt Romney Classic (NY Times)

Obama announces new housing refinance plan

I'm thinking of thinking. Is that really thinking, or thinking I'm thinking?

Breaking NBC News: Trump to endorse Dog on Roof.

Just 59 days remaining until Monday, April 2, 2012..

Letters to My Brother {tyler clementi}

Audio: Rush Rips Romney

Hecate update (with pics--dialup warning)

Dangerous dust: Erionite - an asbestos-like mineral causing a cancer epidemic in Turkey - is found…

Hall of Fame trainer Angelo Dundee dies

De-fund the Komen Foundation on facebook

Timeless quotes from Will Rogers

How much do you know about Medicare? Take the quiz.

DU Album of the Day: "461 Ocean Boulevard" Eric Clapton

Israeli Army Chief Says Nation Needs to Build Up Military to Strike Iran

The Rude Pundit: Our Unending Abortion War: ...

Maybe you can help me- what other orgs did Komen pull funding on?

An historical look at periods of Neptune in Pisces

Trump to endorse Romney at the worst possible time.

You cannot call yourself 'Pro-life' and then take away affordable healthcare for the poor

Poor dental health has been associated with increased risks of oral, esophageal, and gastric cancer

ROMNEY - Not Concerned

I'm thinking of a Lumber

Presidential Hypocrisy on School Reform Black Agenda Radio commentary

Fold3 has free access to Black History Collection for February

Did Suze Orman Give Bad Advice?

I keep reliving the same day over and over and over again.

If Komen foundation were under investigation, would they defund themselves?

state by state with....arkansas

state by state with arkansas

Robert Scheer - The Democrats Who Unleashed Wall Street and Got Away With It

Ocean currents emerge as climate change hot-spots - as they warm, they shift

Hey Komen: stay the "f" off our streets next fall.

Heads up ~ Founder of Susan Komen will be on Andrea Mitchell today (2/2)

Russia To Sell Arms For Syria & Veto The UNSC

Call for political action re:Race for the Cure

I'm thinking of a plumber

Town turns off wind, opts for solar energy (Duxbury, Mass.)

Asian Rights Group Fights Shark Fin Ban

Romney destroys own core argument for why he's running.

Top Cop Bristles at Special Law for Lawyers

Honda loses small-claims suit over hybrid MPG

Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich and the Myth of Reagan's Success with Supply Side Economics

The Deal That Saved Detroit (And Banned Strikes)

Falling solar prices good for climate, bad for firms


The OccupyUSA Blog for Thursday (Feb. 2), With Frequent Updates

There seems to be a lot more "non-late breaking news" in the late breaking news forum...

So Trump's endorsement officially makes Mittens' campaign "The Billionaire Boys Club," yes?

California solar plans exceed state goals: regulator

Ever Been That Drunk?

China Cuts Subsidies for Pilot Solar-Power Projects on Declining Costs

Some 26 people were injured marchers from entering the Plaza Murillo CONISUR (Bolivia)

xPost from GD: Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich and the Myth of Reagan's Success with Supply Side Economic

xPost from GD: Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich and the Myth of Reagan's Success with Supply Side Economic

Romney's Latest Gaffe: Sings 'Cayman Islands The Beautiful'

New (to me) anti-choice meme: Abortion causes breast cancer

What The Susan G. Komen Folks Need To Understand Right Now

One might think that because the cold air isn't down here the ice would be looking healthier

USA Sees Racial Discrimination in New Orleans "blood relative ordinance"

Labor Dept finalizes 401(k) fee disclosure plan

Analysis: German solar groups could thrive on subsidy fears

Just heard a nasty story about Susan G Komen Foundation

A review of movie "Pink Ribbons Inc" Tronto Star

Buzzelli, Elizabeth Kane

Susan G. Komen's Founder Is Major GOP Donor, Ex-Bush Ambassador

Republicans are sick evil people

ENDA exec order waiting at the White House

Sting was right, they DO all seem like game show hosts. Newt sure does.

Energy credits flow in community solar garden (CO)

FANTASTIC NY Daily News headline

I think understand now

Believe it: Solar power works well in Washington

Donald Trump will endorse Mitt Romney for president

The Stephanie Spielman foundation for breast cancer research.



Komen Foundation official deletes evidence of anti-choice bias from Twitter

Winter missing from the Lower 48

House leader: US should review birth control order

U.S. official says offshore wind farms pose no threat to environment

The #1 GOP backer: Paul Singer

Astrocytes build blood vessel scaffolds for long distance neuron migrations

Please, all of this thinking has got to stop.

What's being done to Romney was done to Gore (amplification of soundbites)

Let's do it again in 2012! Song from the youth...

More from Planned Parenthood. Good Ad

Craziest Christian Right argument? Atheists should be mad at the govt because parks prop up Wicca

Health care reform saves Michigan Medicare recipients $49M on prescriptions

The Milky Way Over Tenerife

My sweet little 87 year old mother, the crack addict.

A quick snapshot of America.

Julian Assange extradition appeal at supreme court - day two live blog

PACs Americana - A dispatch from the future, where PACs have absorbed America

Al Gore's long-time defender defends Romney on "very poor" coverage

American Airlines Will Fire 13,000 Workers

Breaking the silence over Hama atrocities (of 1982)

Oxymoron Rush is fulminating b/c Romney wants to raise minimum wage

Arizona is facing a Wisconsin style union busting

Fighting FOX News, one business at a time.

Animal House goes to court.

After Three Years, Homeowners Still Being Treated as Political Pawns

Remembering the Million Man March for Black History Month (pic heavy!)


Ex-Ohio State coach Tressel takes administrative post at Akron

Welcome to Indy! Now please go home.

I'm thinking of black walnut coating on fried chicken.

Ellen DeGeneres' JC Penney Partnership Slammed By Anti-Gay Group One Million Moms

Palestinians Return ‘Lost’ Israeli Soldier To Unit

WHAT FREE #Syria LOOKS LIKE – #Zabadani – DEMOCRATICALLY elected Assembly, all religions represented

What ya gotta love about Mitt--

House GOP threatens to hold Holder in contempt over Fast and Furious

Andrea Mitchell will have Nancy Brinker (Komen) in her first interview

Obama Won't Touch Climate With a 10-Foot Pole

My local NBC affiliate just announced SuperBowl coverage begins at 6AM ET Sunday

Gordie Howe has dementia

Israel Says Iran Has Material For Four A-Bombs

Midnight Lights

Billionaire Buddies: Adelsons Join Forces With Koch Brothers To Take Down Obama

The Third Way

MiddleFingerMom's stint as a headline writer didn't last long.

TYT: Drunk Driving Republican Granted DUI Immunity

The GOP’s Latest Plot: Placing Women’s Lives on the Line!

TSA agent charged with stealing $5,000 from passenger going through security at NY airport

The biggest holder of U.S. government debt isn't who you think.

What are your go-to Oklahoma blogs?

Great Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers Who Never Wrote Sequels or Trilogies

Federal Government moving ahead with Internet ID Plan

'A Clockwork Orange' Strikes 40

Why Obama's National Internet ID Solution is a Really, REALLY Bad Idea

How Did Black History Month Get Screwed By Ground Hog Day?

Did Donald Trump's hair see its shadow today?

Have Democrats Succeeded in Pre-Destroying Romney? By Molly Ball

Think about HATE

Better than Komen - Add yours

WTF? WHY are there RICK SANTORUM ads on this site?

Any questions for Daniels about Right To Work, Andrea?

Punxsutawney Phil will not be heard from today.



Romney's Giant Blunder

The top 1 percent must be asked to pay their fair share of taxes.

Whatever happened to that lying SOB Achmed Chalabi?



Pic Of The Moment: Punxsutawney Trump Sees Own Shadow

OMG! Not ONE question from Andrea Mitchell about Indiana's

Obama to Boehner @ Alfalfa Club Dinner:

The Beast: The 50 Most Loathsome Americans (for 2011)

Did FB just get taken down?

Margaret and Helen: The Race for Respect

...Groups Plan ‘Occupy Super Bowl’ Protests Of Indiana’s Assault On Workers

The Komen Foundation CHOSE to politicize breast cancer

Looks like the CEO of Komen Breast Cancer is trying to whitewash the conflict.

Event today to mark opening of Obama office here(PGH,PA)

I can totally relate!

Breaking: Two dozen Senators call on Komen to reverse Planned Parenthood decision

Reid warns GOP on payroll fight

In order to NOT be thought of as a good guy,

Is it violence to throw back non-lethal weapons?

NC’s deranged fundie, Rev. Patrick Wooden: Glee and Tyler Perry’s Madea promote ‘gay perversion’

Holder: No coverup in 'Fast and Furious,' no effort to hide details of the operation

Color Therapy, the Susan G Komen Foundation and the color Pink...

Interrogating the NY Times' Anthony Shadid - Mother Jones

If we're winning the WOT, why has the No-Fly list doubled?

Peanuthead results

Proposition 8 gay marriage ban trial video release denied

DemsRapidResponse Ad: They Both Like Firing People

Why We Got Ayn Rand Instead of FDR: Thomas Frank on How Tea Party 'Populism' Derailed a New New Deal

Caller on Ed's show just had a wonderful idea that we need to go for Komen's

"those jeans look good on you. i think they hold your package better...."

Judy Blume: “Susan Komen Would Not Give In To Bullies”

Proposed jobs bill would target foreign outsourcing by U.S. companies

Anti-war groups to hit the streets

Voices of Franco victims at last heard in top court

Is there a Doctor in the house?

'Gasland' Journalists Arrested At Hearing By Order Of House Republicans


At prayer breakfast, Obama says Christian faith guides his policies

Fed Chief Takes Heat From Republicans

ACLU Demands Information on Drone Usage

Flag Burning Dirty Hippies!!!

South Korean Indicted Over Twitter Posts From North

The $100K Club: Presidential Super PACs Almost Entirely Funded By Six Figure Contributions (CHART)

Amy Goodman: Romney’s 1 Percent Nation Under God


Gloat Free NBA Scores (February 1)

Romney invested in Chinese and Iranian companies

I'm thinking of black walnut coating on fried Ptah.

Mitt pushes envelope on his taxes (Steve Rattner)

"Republicans criticized the Federal Reserve today for working to reduce unemployment"

Planned Parenthood cuts spur backlash

Ending The Rawmoney Candidacy

Fucking COMCAST.

Andrea Mitchell said a grey hair lady in her 60s approached her in the gym

Negative growth: what is the future of analog photography?

A newer, smarter bullet

did anyone else catch Jeffrey Sachs on City Arts and Letters recently...?

math people. can you answer this (pretty stupid) ?

The Roots of Stalin in the Tea Party Movement

What is Plan C for Republicans now that Mitt has shot his foot so many times he could use it for a

Do You Like Online Privacy? You May Be a Terrorist

Susan G. Komen's VP Indicates Her Real Motives In Awful Twitter Retweet

Meet the Komen Exec Behind the Planned Parenthood Defunding

"Straight Talk from Ambassador Nancy G. Brinker, Founder and CEO of Susan G. Komen" <...snicker>

The Partisans: Rick Santorum - Gifts From God

IR test

Komen founder responds in new video: actions have been “mischaracterized” (updated)

Aaaa nuts!

Thom Hartmann: Left & Right Agree...No Indefinite Detention

Big job cuts coming at IBM? Don't be surprised.

Starting to regularly blog this year's garden efforts....some pics today.

Oh, Kermit. What if Miss Piggy were to walk in on you?

Manufacturing growth fastest since June; construction spending up for 5th straight month - WaPo

Aaaa guts!

Somebody hacked the banner on the Komen for the Cure website last night


Un-Moody Blues

Your thoughts on the film 'A Face in the Crowd'

Nancy Brinker's 2010 CEO salary

Poutine Makes its Mark Outside of Canada

Microsoft decides to "improve effectiveness, efficiency of its marketing" by shitcanning 200 people

So if the SGK excuse is because Planned Parenthood is 'under investigation'

Papantonio: How Will The Occupy Movement Evolve?

OK, I have a dumb question. What do the banks plan to do with

Camilla Williams, Barrier-Breaking Opera Star, Dies at 92

Newfound super-Earth just might support life.

Planned Parenthood Replaces Komen Grant With Online Push : Bloomberg personally donates $250,000

Breast Cancer linked to Abortion?

Denny Rehberg, GOP Congressman And Senate Hopeful, Blasts Child Labor Regulations

Will Komen stop future funding to Penn State?

The Price of Globalization: American Jobs

Is GPS All in Our Head?

Amazingly interesting theory on endorsement from F'ville

Komen had $75.2 million dollars in administrative and direct fundrasing expenses last year...

Where are the world's female religious leaders?

Head Of LA County’s Susan G. Komen Chapter Tells CBS2 She’s Resigning

Bought A New Toy

I love having Mozart on the waiting line for medical assistance...

Aaaa butts!

Group wants JC Penney to dump Ellen DeGeneres because she's gay

Bloomberg to give $250,000 to Planned Parenthood

"Your package" is the phrase for today. Modify a thread title to include "your package".


What did we ever do before GPS? How did people find their way around?

Things are getting hot at the Susan G. Komen Foundation, according to Alternet

DNC Video: Trump and Romney: They Both Like Firing People

Occupy Honolulu protesters remove their tents


Oops: Florida Republican Forgets To Remove ALEC Mission Statement From Boilerplate Anti-Tax Bill

Imbolc blessings to you all

**Super Bowl Contest** How many times will Tim Tebow be mentioned by the announcers in the 1st Q?

Using Romney logic on double taxation.....

Why is there this elaborate set up with flags to hear a miscreant like Donald Trump give

Romney's tax plan really does favor the rich

So Trump is endorsing Romnuts?

fuck you donald trump

Thom Hartmann: The Gov of AZ is Waging a New War

Best way to increase health and school readiness?

Never in a million years did I think this woman was going to win this lawsuit

In Aug. 1865, a Col. P.H. Anderson wrote a letter to his former slave asking him to return to work

Still a bastard...

Found on Facebook, a truly great image.

AAUW Cancels Service Learning Event with Susan G. Komen Foundation

Value of Trump's Endorsement

Urgent Call to Action: House Plan Puts Public Transit Projects In Jeopardy!

Nevada Safety Net Has Holes For Mitt Romney To Fix

Texas Oil Exec Lee Fikes and his wife Amy contribute $250k to PP

My friend, Paige, should have been 52 today

Etiquette of a MIRT-oriented alert?

Which corporations provide support/sponsorship for Susan G. Komen?

Are the climate deniers becoming less shrill or is that my imagination?

Assault Rifle Stolen From Salinas Councilwoman's House

New Data Shows NYPD Continued Racially-Biased, Illegal Marijuana Arrest Crusade in 2011

Seems if was one of our House critters

Senate's vote for gay marriage is a principled stand

Thom Hartmann: CA could have been our Saskatchewan - how the leeches won

To hell with Punxsutawney Phil......Woody says spring is on.

When did Coburn start rockin' the beard?

Students must be exposed to the Israeli occupation

Illinois’ Injustice System


Frontline: On 30th Anniversary of Hama Massacre, Syrian Troops Lock Down City

Michael Bloomberg to give $250,000 to Planned Parenthood

Not a news flash : Tom Coburn is an asshole.

todays trade,and an option lesson

Seeking feedback

Mittens said it before. In October: `The people who need help most are not the poor’

What happened to the Greatest Page?

There is a great new candidate running against Tom McClintock in district 4 in California

Obama admits drone strikes kill innocent Pakistanis

Mayor Bloomberg to Give $250,000 to Planned Parenthood

DNC: They Both Like Firing People RE: Trump Endorsing Romney

Mayor to Give $250,000 to Planned Parenthood

Panetta lets stand report Israel may attack Iran

Donald Trump Endorses Mitt Romney

New Komen Foundation policy also refuses funding for embryonic stem cell research

Ohio Tries to Escape Fate as a Dumping Ground for Fracking Fluid

Super-PAC Ad kit! Hey, Kids! Make Your Own!

Supreme Court to charge Pakistani PM with contempt

does anyone have the jury result to this hidden OP?

Welcome to Cancerland by Barbara Ehrenreich

MO POLL: Obama 45 (+2), Mittens 45 (-2). Obama 49, Newt 42

Corbett eases limits in food-stamp asset test plan

Occupy Oakland protesters denied medication in jail

Mitten's Contempt for the Poor Reminds me of Lucky Duck!

Alabama Republican Senator: Low teacher pay mandated by God

Donald Trump Labled 'Clown' by Political Observers - story w/pics

Heather Peters Wins $9,867 From Honda In Small Claims Court

biased from baghdad: iraqi observers in syria tell protestors to give up

Today sucks as much as this day a year ago...

So where does Newt come back?

88% approval among liberal Democrats!

Obama now at 88% approval among liberal Democrats

China's cat-eyed boy..

Has this happened to anybody else here: Banned from DU message

They tell me the Kindle version of "The Exquisite Zodiac" will be available Feb 8

Yakuza labor structure formed base of nuclear industry

Should Obama dump Biden?

Exclusive: Major Romney Bundler Is Agent Of Foreign Government

Rep. Heath Shuler (D-NC) retiring after three terms

Refurbished Blendtec on the cheap (relatively speaking)

Gallup: For what its worth more states move to GOP in 2011

Do you think the Komen Foundation didn't expect or vastly underestimated the uproar/backlash?

(US Sec of Defense) Panetta lets stand report Israel may attack Iran

Komen's $7.5 Million Grant To Penn State Appears to Violate New Policy

Komen's $7.5 Million Grant To Penn State Appears to Violate New Policy

Face book has a PAC ?

Do You Like Online Privacy? You May Be a Terrorist

New Komen Foundation policy also refuses funding for embryonic stem cell research

Mittens tries to boost his street cred with the foaming-at-the-mouth nativists

Romney announces that only Middle Class and Corporate Dogs get to Ride Inside.

Bwahahahaha... @BarackObama tweets "In case you missed it"

3 Komen execs resign, 50 lawmakers sign aggressive letter to Komen, & Bloomberg donates $250K to PP

The Nation: How the GOP Is Resegregating the South

Who is that guy?

The Most Powerful Performance Of History You'll See This Month

Don't you know that Breast Cancer is caused by Abortion, AND Birth Control?

CLIF's 5K for Women's Health

Ground Hog Day 2012 Punxsutawney Phil Sees Shadow. 6 More Weeks of Newt

Katrina vanden Heuvel: Creating a Viable Progressive Movement

Diamonds are forever. Whereas the lifespan of a Sierra Leonean subsistence miner is 50 years, tops.

Libya - Today a ceremony to hand over control of #AinZara prison from the #FFs to judicial police

Romney Gets Boots Licked By Trump One Month After Crapping On Trump And His 'Debate'.

Thanks Komen Foundation for reminding me that I have a choice

President Obama Speaks at the 2012 National Prayer Breakfast (full remarks)

Komen Foundation Ousted Their Democratic Lobbyist Just Before Hiring Karen Handel

Ambrose is "helping" me with my work today

Who is that guy?


Heads up for turncoat Parker Griffith's attempt to re-enter Congress.

Heath Shuler Retires

Robotic awesomeness. Swarm of Nano Quadrotors

Brinker will "never bow to pressure". In 1 day PP has already raised 650K.

Document shows NYPD eyed Shiites based on religion

The State of Working American - great site by the Economic Policy Institute

Blending politics and religion, Obama says his policies are an extension of Christian faith

snotty jurors are getting up my nose

Texas Voter Id lawsuit

gingrich's camp had been so confident of winning trump's endorsement, they leaked it

"YOU WANNA PIECE OF ME?!?" - Jesus, at the first communion.

Walker: 'We Discriminate Against Pedophilia & Incest, So Its OK to Discriminate Against Gay Marriage

Sweetgrass ***** - expires tomorrow on Netflix Instant - don't miss it!

A primer on how to tarnish your brand: just watch the Komen Foundation fiasco

"If Bill Gates woke up with Oprah's money...

After the Komen situation I've come to the conclusion that the GOP in general and members

AOL's Huff Post to launch live streaming network

Your Opinion, Please

8.5 tons of radioactive water leak from Fukushima plant

I am a woman with cancer and I am fighting for my life.

Mitt's - son of an immigrant becomes a "nativist panderer".

Nationwide Title Clearing Sued by Illinois Over Documents

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

UAHuntsville business faculty investigate research ethics; results are published in Science magazine

Damn, I'm not one for Nature TV....

Newfound super-Earth planet might support life, scientists say!

Reporter Asks Callista Gingrich: ‘Are You In An Open Marriage?’

Citizens United endorses Bruning (R-Ne)

bwahhhahaha blatant, craven, ass-covering

How in hell is it that I've never heard of this guy?!?!?!?!

Eastern Hemisphere - Blue Marble 2012 - by popular demand

I heard there's some type of contest with a ball this Sunday

Israel's 'gay'-friendly image

At least 550 people file sexual abuse claims against archdiocese (Milwaukee)


Oops: Florida Republican Forgets To Remove ALEC Mission Statement From Boilerplate Anti-Tax Bill

Barney Frank just said on Al Sharpton's show: Republicans believe life begins at conception

They are now trying to say that Planned Parenthood doesn't Provide Mammograms...

Defunding Planned Parenthood defunds our choices as well as abortion.

Roommate Preferences Are Sacred, Circuit Says

AG Holder Chews Out Congressman:Maybe This Is The Way You Do Things In Idaho Or Wherever You’re From

Im thinking of spiking some hot apple cider with amaretto, since almonds pair well with apples

Court Tosses Suit Over JonBenet Ramsey Rumor

komen's denver affiliate is not bowing to the pressure

Describe Ingress in more detail.

Google must pay $660,000 for offering Google Maps for free

Why Indiana's "right to work" law must be overturned now.

Is the Stolen Valor Act constitutional? 10th circuit says such lies are not protected 1st amendment

Some corals like it hot

Video Proof of Unjust Mass Arrest and Media Spin at Occupy Oakland 1/28/12- OakFoSho Ustream footage

Senate approves insider-trading bill (96-3)

Los Angeles perv teacher story gets perv-ier

Tough Times for U.S. EV Battery Makers

Former Rep. Bob Etheridge to run for governor

Go after workers rights, go after planned parenthood, go after the New Deal

Part of Reality Cannot be Perceived

GM Reveals Dismal Volt Sales in January

Jan Brewer Recall Possible As Arizona Collective Bargaining Has Democrats, Unions Planning Protests

Half a million a year to head a charity organization?

Occupying Student Debt

A dog and owner you have never met before approach...

Believe it or not, I just saw Bridesmaids...

Most LOCAL Komen Affiliates OPPOSE the national board's politically-motivated decision.

Top Susan G. Komen Official Resigned Over Planned Parenthood Cave-In

Mon dieu......

Super Pac mad Lib. by Mark Fiore. MUST SEE.

So let me get this right

The people of Rapa Nui (aka Easter Island) are not gone.

NFL will help 49ers pay for new stadium in Santa Clara

Romney: I 'Misspoke' About Lack Of Concern For 'Very Poor'

Rev Al is sure giving the details on the ReTHUG Komen

Some really sick fucks

New super-Earth planet spurs hope for billions more

Rethug obstructionism = tax increase for poor and middle class

From Facebook - the Patriots' logo looks like our favorite Senator

Change Happened

Illinois AG continues fight against banks, files suit against Title company citing mortgage fraud!

This Is What I Know

OPM’s John Berry skeptical of CBO study showing overpaid feds

Mea culpa

Muslim Groups Call For (NYPD Commissioner) Kelly's Resignation After Anti-Islam Video Showing...

John Sinclair: Netherlands’ coffee shop confusion

Cop Shooter's Gun Could Have Been Bought For As Little As $30

After 20 years, mom, daughter reunited (Liberian civil war)

They wanted free lodging. The government offered a jail cell

It's a Mini disaster! BMW sponsors deadly cold front

STOCK MARKET WATCH - Friday, 3 February 2012

Democracy for dollars

Malaria kills twice as many people as previously thought, research finds

Waterkeepers Sue Over Oil Spill That's Been Ongoing Since 2004

The growing list of great material for ads against Romney.

MIRT won't get a post unless it is HIDDEN

Cell-phone photos of dogs, man lead to sex charges

REPUBLICANS UNLEASHED WALL STREET WITH Gramm's Commodities Futures Modernization act

In the Middle of Negotiating New Agreement, City Raids Occupy Buffalo

Occupy Providence wins day center for homeless.

Woman wins small-claims suit over Honda Civic Hybrid

So there's a media furor about a huge charity that has an agenda to push

Kerry visited an art exhibit yesterday

NBA All-Star Game 2012

A successful movement doesn't have to "sell its ideas", just own them.

Lunch Scholars: High Schoolers can't answer basic questions

US Senate Race-Jason Gibson drops out

Wisconsin: Tea Party candidate Neumann got stimulus money

Mitt Romney could become the first Presidential candidate to be defeated by DOGS

Nobel Peace Prize Jury Under Investigation. Obama's prize to be suspended?

Rick Santorum had a heated exchange with a mother and her sick young son Wednesday

This is fabulous.... Guy sings his order (really well) at Sonic drive through.....

Bright blessings and a happy Imbolc! nt

Happy Imbolc! nt

Where's Keith?

Supporting Komen?

just what is the safety net for the poor?

What Scott Walker wrote to my deceased mother-in-law

hah! Sharron Angle

I find the difference in the treatment of OWS and the TEA Party gatherings interesting ...

Amy Goodman: Why Mitt Romney is 'not concerned' about the poor domain name sells

I've volunteered at several Race for the Cure 5Ks

Prisoners sneak pig into VSP (Vermont State Police) decal

Komen for the Cure IS NOT worried about THIS partner!!!

Planned Parenthood has a remarkable number of friends.

Colombia FTA passage 'gave green light' to union killings: AFL-CIO

Colombia FTA passage 'gave green light' to union killings: AFL-CIO

Les Miles, major p**ck...

it gets stickier--romney and scalia ties to komen board

Pallin’ Around With Voter Purging Susan G. Komen’s Dirty Leadership Secret

eyes roll......

Monsanto making room for "Super Bees"?

Drunken Colorado Legislator Avoids DUI because of Alleged Legislative Immunity

Shuster on Countdown

Humble moss helped to cool Earth and spurred on life

Emails Show Meetings Between Ron Paul And White Supremacists

VeriSign admits multiple hacks in 2010, keeps details under wraps

Senate Passes STOCK Act 96-3

Romney Criticizes Afghan Pullout Plan, but Obama Is Eager for the Debate

Canada Secretly Saw Tibet as "Qualified for Recognition as an Independent State"

Thought Trump was a democrat - but now we know he is protecting his financial interest and wants to

Off With His Head

David Korten: Beyond the Bubble Economy

Cats at pawfront of breading meme

Harvard and Princeton being investigated in discrimination claim filed by Asian-American

Tubes pumping radioactive water are showing 'unusual' wear at San Onofre

Are you ready to vomit?

Guess who's advertising Komen on their ATM screens?

Labor History: Feb 2 300 newsboys organize, 16,000 & 32,000 silk workers strike, more

2 Super Bowl XLVI Tickets- $1,600

Dodd-Frank in One Graph

New owners for Schwartz’s Deli?

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!!

May I suggest a replacement?

OWS is the Single Most Relevant Movement to Change Politics in America for the Better

What is your favourite current dessert? We had fresh strawberries and real whipped cream

Brunner's early efforts point to heavy spending in Senate race

Randall Terry's anti-abortion ads won't air in Colorado

Why don't "Pro-family" "conservatives" ever compliment Obama on his marriage?

Randall Terry's anti-abortion ads won't air in Colorado

Mitt 'the Donald' Romney...

Give Susan G Komen your thoughts on the cutting of funding to Planned Parenthood

Feb 3, and Jan 31 through March 3rd: . “Not About Bombs” is an exhibit that addresses how a female

Roseanne Barr 2012: Seeks Green Party Presidential Nod

U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee: Conference Committee Must Extend Emergency Unemployment Benefits

New Scientific Views Challenge Past Arson Convictions

Insurance companies on the offensive to further weaken health care reform

Roseanne Barr running for President

Super Bowl XLVI: Real Battles Off the Field

Susan G. Komen Foundation Also Stops Funding Embryonic Stem Cell Research

Rainbow Flag: An Apocalyptic Warning

Seriously though, Have I THAT grossly misunderstood the nature of this group?

Eugene Robinson: Romney fails the empathy test

Feb 4th, 3pm Minneapolis: National Solidarity protest war with Iran.

Calling on Wisconsin DUers. Give us a primer on the Senate recall elections.

New Komen logo: Use as you wish

......Roseanne Barr seeks Green Party presidential nod

Phil Rockstroh: A Journey to the End of Empire

The dynamite quote of Pope John Paul II mentioned by EJ Dionne on Rachel's show


If Komen reverses their stance, anti-choicers will boycott;

The Ten Worst Christian Media Hacks

This is Extreme Wealth Inequality: How Does One Fix This?

Sen. Coburn Blocks Funding For September 11th Memorial, Demanding More Cuts

Susan G. Komen BITCH SLAPS Planned Parenthood

House panel amends bill to keep mammoth semis off roads -- for now

Exciting new feature in DU3

Mitt Romney To Hannity: 'I Misspoke' About Not Being Concerned About The Very Poor

West Wing Week: 2/03/12 or "Riding the Advanced Technology Superhighway"

My response to: "We do not have a tax problem in D.C. What we have is a SPENDING problem in D.C."

Class War 2012: Why Both Parties Are Flying the Anti-Wall Street Banner

Three Major Fails This Week

Alabama Republican Senator: Low teacher pay mandated by God

Remember this little gem?

Report: Panetta says Israel could strike Iran in spring.

NY Times Friday editorial: A Painful Betrayal (Komen)

So I have all these Race For The Cure T-shirts accumulated over the years . . . . .

Why Occupy is a Leaderless Movement

Yes, Komen IS now all politics

The Super Bowl Prostitution Hoax

FACT: ObamaCare saved nearly 4 million seniors over $2.1 billion on prescription drugs in 2011

A package full of RAINBOWS has winged its way to me

Popcorn Worthy

Pa. couple that lost 7 children in farmhouse blaze expecting 10th child in June

8 US coal plants bite the dust - in one week

Salon: Wind power: Renewable resource, or another corporate scam?

If DU had its own "Wives" show, who would be on it

I love the Superbowl.....

Frank Rich will be on Lawrence O'Donnell's show next, talking about Romney and religion

I nominate ManiacJoe to host this group.

Steve Jobs-Hippie Billionaire

For what it's worth, here's a listing of SKG's "corporate partners"

Hadassah Lieberman under attack over industry ties

Attorney general, Republicans spar over ‘Fast and Furious’ at congressional hearing

Obama administration to move forward with closing Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

U.S. Justice Department indicts Swiss bank Wegelin

Yahoo: Stephen A. Smith flipped off Skip Bayless during ESPN’s ‘First Take’

Matthew message Feb 1st

(UK) Divorced fathers to get more access to their children in custody law shakeup

Sign the petition, as seen on Rachel Maddow tonight!

Robert Greenwald - Haul the Koch brothers in front of congress.

The Assange case means we are all suspects now

Snow, finally!

Brains of addicts are inherently abnormal: study

Is it illegal to bulldoze cemeteries in Missouri?

Take this with a grain of salt:

Graffiti artist David Choe is no slouch when it comes to getting his hands dirty for big names.

Popular Colombian tourist spot becoming neo-paramilitary base: Report

Another PA school can't make payroll: York, Pa

Onward Christian Nation

Russia, NATO Prepare New Afghanistan Transit Deal – Media

Local Democratic candidates announce intentions, committee provides election cycle information

Kansas bill seeks to pair undocumented immigrants, jobs

Man I miss the show West Wing

What Cancer Cannot Do

If corporations were people...

The Marketing of Breast Cancer

What does it really say about our society that we have allowed every holiday to be turned into

26 US Senators have called for Komen

Is "sex in the mouth" a vulgar statement?

Make My Day Law for Business Advances in Colorado

Movie game

Kimmel: Newt Gingrich AD Attacks Florida After Loss

Ezra Klein: Doing the math on Obama's deficits

New Playgrounds Are Safe—and That's Why Nobody Uses Them

Only 19% of USA is covered in snow; Wichita warmer than Las Vegas

How do I bring a story to the attention of Rachel or Chris?

Strong beautiful woman!!! "What Breast Cancer IS and is NOT"

UK government lied about need for nuclear power

Mitch & Stiffy Discussing The Upcoming Election

If you think Komen controversy is about breast cancer or abortion, you haven't been paying attention

'Explicit' Fundie Sex Manual Outrages Fundies

Off topic stuff?

Marry For America (MFA)

Billionaire pleads guilty to confining prostitute after night of sex: Suspended sentence, $5000 fine

six word essays

Why Are Syrian Women Protesters ‘Invisible’ in Mainstream News?

There's nothing wrong with Romney

Is Eric Cantor Trying To KILL The Proposed BAN On Congressional INSIDER TRADING?

Hickman Creek, blue sky

Anybody read "The End of Illness" by Dr. Agus...?

Holder says CIA prison probe winding down

(Oakland) Judge refuses to lift Occupy stay-away orders

National Archives unveils fortified display case for Magna Carta

The Decemberists Withdraw Support of Susan G. Komen Foundation (their keyboardist had breast cancer)

Indians block Panama roads in debate over mining

Zero Hedge's most popular posts of 2011 includes this stomach dropping article:

Jon Stewart Takes On Trump Endorsement And His ‘Mogul-Shaped Hole In My Heart’