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Archives: February 6, 2012

Best name ever for a golf tournament: the Waste Management Phoenix Open

state by state speak your mind about...delaware

DUers, can you help me flesh this one out? Moyers: How Do Conservatives and Liberals See The World?

state by state delaware

Can we Subscribe to journals?

What childhood memory do you laugh about to this day. When I was about

Collateral ponziness

Clint, in Nov. 2011: "We shouldn't be bailing out the banks and car companies."

Newt Gingrich's New Enemies: Subway Riders

2/9 at 9am in Fresno. Help save sacred Jesse Morrow Mountain from Cemex destruction. We need help

Left-right presidential swings since Truman

a chart

PG&E customers can opt out of SmartMeters -- for $75, plus $10 a month

the last republican....

Mitt vs Mitt - The story of two men trapped in one body

I Have Seen The Future

Obama opens up six-point lead on Romney nationally (ABC News/Washington Post poll)...

Syrian regime website hacked by

Virus strikes cruise ship out of New Orleans

Had an opportunity to revisit the old school Ultraman show with my son.

DU's Front Page Should Currently Carry A "Strong Graphic Imagery" Warning

Live streaming from Syria

GLAAD to CNN: Fire Roland Martin for Antigay Comments

wow! the hits just keep coming...

Ever had you 6 year old as "Daddy, why is the sky blue?" Here is the answer

Pretty intense Twitter feed right now.

POTUS statement on Syria

Egypt to try 19 Americans in case straining ties

Truly sickening decor: This rug can make you seasick

Major bitchfest = DU sux now, and I hate it

City Of Berkeley To Pull $300M Out Of Wells Fargo - credit union

Hail the Union of Laborers

(National Geographic) Is This Russian Landscape the Birthplace of Native Americans?

Which Super Bowl ad did you like the most?

(DUer) Carlos Miller Arrested For Photographing Police Crack-Down on Occupy Miami

Romney’s Firm Instructs American Airlines to Sack 13,000 Workers

Why do women live longer than men?

Blankfein to Speak Out for Same-Sex Marriage

Hydroelectric power isn't clean or renewable

Official Top 10 Reasons Why Nevada Republican Caucus Vote Count takes 2+ days

State of rights and songs: Freedom fighters and music lovers in awesome Alabama

Rabbi's 'Kosher Jesus' book is denounced as heresy

Romania PM Emil Boc resigns after austerity protests

Analysis - Merkozy fights to prevent Merkollande

Saint Just and the French Revolution

Top 10 reasons Nevada GOP caucus vote took days to count

Conservative chosen as Finland's president for first time in 50 years

China bans its airlines from paying EU carbon tax

Help stop former Monsanto VP from attaining top position at the FDA

Wisconsin: Federal Reserve bets on Scott Walker (to fail)

Wisconsin: State's public workers cope with reduced buying power following Walker legislation

Eastwood Calls ‘Halftime in America' in Chrysler Super Bowl Ad

The Tesla Turbine..ak..VALVULAR CONDUIT..Is being put to use now.

Funeral Dirge of Occupy

Hoekstra Super Bowl ad causes controversy

Armed Forces Journal: Truth, lies and Afghanistan - How military leaders have let us down

Run-up to proxy war over Syria

Darrell Issa: Too Fast to be Furious!

US Empire Is Changing its Stripes: Drones, Special Operations Forces and the US Navy Are Changing

Morning Joe

It's one of those days and no one need approach me talking S*** about the

Pete Hoekstra's (R-Loserville) racist ad against Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-Michigan)

WaPo/ABC News POLL: Obama 51 (+5), Romney 45 (-3). 50% say Obama deserves reelection. Economic gains

Why The Racist, Bigoted, Elitist GOP Ended Posse Comitatis

U.S. Militarization in Libya

Blatant racism from the GOP

Apparently the Bank Transfer Day was about moving cash TO large banks

New ABC/WaPo poll: Obama at 50% job approval, 50% say he deserves re-election, 51-45% over Romney!

the peril of idolizing our military

Santorum could be bigger threat to Romney

Very rare tropical storm is developing in Gulf of Mexico.

NOM’s latest ‘victims of alleged gay agenda’ following familiar script of lies

Chris Hedges: The Cancer in Occupy

Catholics are deserting the Democratic Party in droves!

Era of Falling Food Prices Comes to End as World Population Adds 2 Billion

Greek crisis talks for debt deal pushed to Monday

The privatization trap

As its growth stalls in a bad economy, NASCAR changes gears

American Airlines layoffs likely to ripple through area economy

Gas prices to spike 60 cents or more by May

Obama: Israel has not decided on attacking Iran

Mortgage Tornado Warning, Unheeded

Missouri primary debacle is costly

Missouri primary debacle is costly

Rowdy public meeting on teens' mystery Tourette's

Bill Press: Koch brothers driving anti-Obama hate machine

Toothless Pa. woman robbed bank to buy dentures

Syria crisis: Army steps up shelling in Homs

Bob Dobbs just celebrated his 90th birthday - Happy Birthday, Bob!

TIME: Is American the Worst-Managed Airline in America?

Radio "giant". The origin of the largest object in the Universe has been uncovered

Alberto Contador handed two-year ban for doping offence (and stripped of Tour de France victory)

Fox station in Detroit: Could Chrysler's Super Bowl Ad Play into the 2012 Election?

Surviving the deep freeze. Can plants help us make better bone grafts?

Bob McDonnell: Republican Governors, Not Obama, Deserve Credit For Rising Economy

America’s Plutocrats Play the Political Ponies

The Frog of War

The CEO's and Bankers Lament

The dark hole of modern capitalism

One Town's War on Gay Teens

Chrysler Super Bowl Ad Features Wisconsin Union Rally, but Edits Out Union Signs

look for the union label

Senior Indiana official convicted of perjury, fraud

Will Obama cruise to a second term if Romney is the Republican nominee?

Looking for "right to work" (for less) info

Economic Gains, Questions on Romney Boost Obama's Prospects for November

I found a bug, or maybe it just hasn't been programmed yet.

Have you seen this dreck?

The OccupyUSA Blog for Monday (Feb. 6), With Frequent Updates

Good Column About Corbett's War on the Poor and Public Education (Phil Daily News)

BBC, ITN and Sky urge PM on cameras in court law

The Pat's should have let the Giants score earlier than they did.

BREAKING: U.S. Closes embassy in Syria

Monday Toon Roundup 1- Newt, Who Better?

Pete Hoekstras Racist election ad prior to last nights Super Bowl

Monday Toon Roundup 2- Mitt (You have no choice)

Monday Toon Roundup 3- Game Is Over

Monday Toon Roundup 4- Komen

Romney luvs poor people (cartoon)

Georgia Assisted Suicide Law Overturned By State Supreme Court

Silas House play highlights LBGT struggle for fairness

So, Monday morning QBs: Has Tom Brady lost it?

US reassures Europe over defence cuts

Washington Marriage Bill's Passage Could Come This Week

E.J. Dionne, Jr.: The Citizens United Catastrophe

buy heirloom seeds

More Mayors for the Freedom to Marry

The Futility of the Afghan War

Violence in Syria Continues After Diplomacy Fails

Records Show Ron Paul Trips Paid Twice

ACLU: Threat to Current Sentencing Law Looms: Are We Headed Back to Mandatory Guidelines?

Drumbeat from these weekend and today...

Drumbeat from this weekend and today...

Over 3 years later, "deleted" Facebook photos are still online

Chicago college offers class on Occupy movement

Chicago college offers class on Occupy movement

I have a problem I need help with, TIA

Pope Innocent III bas-relief in the U.S. House of Representatives chamber

Sammy the wondercat has gone to the Rainbow Bridge

Caterpillar likes to play hardball -- so let’s play hardball

We need a break from OWS vs. OWS threads.

States seek currencies made of silver and gold

700,000 Employess Work Making Apple Products Outside of the U.S.

Group Wishes Reagan Happy Birthday With Ad Attacking Obama

Most radicalism linked to Internet, say UK lawmakers

Boeing Checks 787 Dreamliners on Delamination

Carol passed last night....

Is engrish offensive?

State reviews health insurance hikes, lacks authority to halt them

"Are you registered to vote?" has replaced "Hi!" as my standard greeting

All Screaming Id, No Brains, No Honor

DUs "Jury System" is unprincipled

Any idea of the arrest numbers for "trafficking and prostitution" in Indianapolis yesterday?

They’re all trolls to me

New Poll Finds The More People Learn About Romney, The More They Dislike Him

L.A. school closes amid teacher sex abuse probe

If that's Rush Limbaugh, why is he in the Patriot's owners box at the Super Bowl?

The rightwingoverse - by Tom Tomorrow

With a House like this, what advances can American transportation policy make?

With a House like this, what advances can American transportation policy make?

I guess not everyone is a NY Giants fan....

Iran bans Simpsons dolls, fearing infiltration of western culture

Iran arrests several on links to BBC Farsi service

The More You Know Romney-The Less You Like Him

If I Was The Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao, I Would Buy The Next Presidential Election.

US closes embassy in Syria because of insecurity

Go Red for Women–National Heart Health Awareness Month

True story: Flavor Flav, Coughlin hug after Super Bowl

NY Giants will get NYC parade but Iraq vets denied that privilege.

Reuters: Obama Signs Exec Order Blocking All Assets Of Iranian Gov't Held In U.S.

sound advice?

Obama dinner to mark end of Iraq War

I didn't think the Patriots would win, but damn, this one stings anyway.

Duncan, Kerry to meet with Boston college students

SCOTUS Deliberately Set Out To Give Corporations/Rich Control-& Turn America Into A Plutocracy

Romney Stops Taking Questions

Obama on presidency: ‘You get better as time goes on’ (Video at Link)

Obama: Prefers diplomacy with Iran

Pete Hoekstra Ad Draws More Criticism, Called 'Really, Really Dumb'

Can we not post polls any more? nt

‘For the Dogs’ Has a Whole New Meaning

Obama Signs Executive Order Freezing Iran Assets In U.S.

Gisele responds to taunts (w/video)

Romeny is a robot

Feminism Friday: On “Bitch” and Other Misogynist Language

Chrysler’s New Super Bowl Ad Whitewashes WI Union Signs

States, Apparently Believing the Wind Makes Their Pollution Disappear, Sue to Block EPA Smog Rules

Ohio GOP shuts door on Kasich power grab

So I watched "The Voice" last night...

F()CK Roland Martin and CNN

Salon Article on Obama's H-1b chat exchange last week

As an agitational analogy, how about this.............

Planned Parenthood and Fear, Inc.

Has Romney actually given any in depth interviews since this campaign season started?

Syrians troll through hacked emails (Anonymous) of Bashar's presidential aides

Donald Trump Takes Credit For Mitt Romney Romp In Nevada (VIDEO)

Cleveland Evangelical TV Meterologist Claims Global COOLING is 'Inevidable'

I am taking a biology class

Question: What happens to the money raised for a campaign but never used?

Chinese, Iranian press alone back UN Syria veto

Gay activist Dan Savage to speak at University of North Texas, Evening performance by John Legend

Colorado's uninsured - Bell Policy Center

With Uncle Sam's help, Americans return to the farm

In the past, people gawked at humans with physical deformities -

Newt gets in touch with his inner Keynes

Could we have an Iran Group inside the Foreign Affairs Topics?

Obama: Syria Can Be Solved Without Military Action

Siena NY poll: Obama 63, Romney 31

What drives public opinion on climate change? (political mobilization by elites and advocacy groups)

Did anyone see the Randall Terry ads before or during the Super Bowl?

Chocolate Boy and Holy Water.

Rep. Ellison Calls for End of Crystal Sugar Lockout

Video: Local civilian hospital is being bombed by the Syrian army

PHOTO: Sadly, MiddleFingerMom's days as a fast-food drive-thru entrepreneur were short lived.

Public corruption: State, fed leaders, including Rick Perry, yet to return donations

PHOTO: If you're a health food fanatic like I am, YOUR health food store is CVS.

Great Article: Fresh produce vans will roll into Houston's 'food deserts'

Senate votes today on anti-union FAA bill. Tell Democrats not to cave!

Alberto Contador stripped of 2010 Tour de France title

TRAILER: Kidnapped For Christ

The Millions Funding Geoengineering {Bill Gates among wealthy funding large-scale geoengineering}

PHOTO: During the April tax crunch, MiddleFingerMom's Tax Center povides state-of-the-art service.

Report: Top Iran military official aiding Assad's crackdown on Syria opposition

Guardian UK: Bill Gates backs climate scientists lobbying for large-scale geoengineering

PHOTO: This restaurant has a line around the block one hour before opening...I can never figure why

Vandana Shiva: The Seed Emergency: The Threat to Food and Democracy

**Gets out her Staple Gun and posts sign** New rules for the DU Breakroom.....

6 Things You Should Know About Arizona's Worse-Than-Wisconsin's Attack on Public Workers

John Carter of Mars - is it worth taking a look at,

A young meatcutter said hello to me today. I wonder if he still thinks that was a good idea

Official: Egypt's presidential election advanced

Opinion: Is Libya Degaddafinated?

For the Pats haters among us, I give you your favorite (facepalm) picture of all time.

Those of you keeping up with DOWNTON ABBEY--what do you think of Patrick (?) Gordon?

Country singer Randy Travis arrested for public intoxication ... in front of a Baptist church

Cal and Elizabeth Cunningham Speak Against Amendment One {NC}

Israeli ex-military suspected of trafficking on Colombia's coast .

(Rep. Hoekstra - R/MI) Latest Candidate To Run Xenophobic Ad Showing Prejudiced Chinese Stereotype

Israeli ex-military suspected of trafficking on Colombia's coast

E.J. Dionne: The Citizens United Catastrophe

Romney Campaign Spins Low Turn Out: Voters Staying At Home Secretly Support Romney

Greeks delay bailout talks as Merkel demands action

Somebody wrote a Wal-mart Tune

13 Questions, A Social Justice Quiz

Warren Buffet exposed: the Oracle of Omaha and the Tar Sands

Where Did Spicewood Beach’s Water Go?

China growth could halve if Europe crisis worsens: IMF

Panama police attack mine protesters

Employers Support Public Health Insurance Plan In San Francisco

Panama police attack mine protesters

Temperature at No.2 reactor remains high.

Big Eddie is going to call Clint Eastwood out tonight on TV about his super bowl ad

Dumbest headline ever: "Rain can be a nuisance, but the water it brings is necessary for everyone"

New Mexican's rally against homophobic mega pastor, confronted with 'ex-gay' convert

Help me identify a microwave

ENDA exec order could protect 16 million workers: report

Thank you admin for the Valentines Hearts program this year!

Wall Street’s Secret Spy Center, Run for the 1% by NYPD

Applegrove's staircase:

Aspire to lofty heights!!!

Gimme some face!!!

For a little while, MiddleFingerMom owned an iPad.

MiddleFingerMom's dream is to go back to college and major in Art.

Kali's cows are still allowed beach access, but "suspicious & disgusting behavior"...

Oil May Hit $160 Amid Tension: Kuwait Official

Syria's Christians Side with Assad Out of Fear

A Lightning Rod in the Storm Over America’s Class Divide - Charles Murray's "Coming Apart"

Rest in Peace for Original Zombie

Krispy Kreme runners take sugary challenge for charity

The hearts are back The hearts are back!

I see that one of my points came out to the LTTEs ... today's Akron Beacon Journal ...

Tom Brady's Wife Blames Patriots Teammates

Sixteen Things Calvin and Hobbes Said Better Than Anyone Else

Rove 'offended' by Eastwood's Super Bowl ad - compares it to 'Chicago Politics.'

Israel Condemns Palestinian Reconciliation Deal

Thank you for the heart and donation to PP!

Woohoo - just bought a valentine heart for my sweetie

Fundraising for PP is on. Link at bottom of each post. YAY!

My thanks to whomever gave me my valentine's heart ...

Iraqi war vet fatally shoots wife, himself in Fla.

bad news for maine

Consumers Willing to Buy Sustainable U.S. Cotton, MU Researchers Find

Woman Caught Making Meth In Walmart

Who Better? from Derf

My hearts are not showing

On DU You See It Everywhere. Constantly.

U.S. Embassy In Syria Closed: Reports

Hate crime in ATL: "faggot" beating caught on tape

ACLU sues US over extrajudicial killings of Americans

Chrysler Super Bowl Commercial Mysteriously Disappears, Returns to YouTube (was YouTube hacked?)

PHOTO: A checklist for Firefox fans

Namibia sponge fossils are world's first animals

gop voter turnout in early primary states

Question about Washington Caucuses

A group’s “intelligence” depends in part on its members’ ignorance

Radical preacher Abu Qatada granted bail

An incredible, time-lapse vision of fireflies in the wild

Thom Hartmann: Who elected ALEC?

In God We Must: Why won’t the U.S. accept its atheists?

Is Living Alone the New Shacking Up?

President Obama's Record on Jobs - Obama for America 2012 Ad - February 2012

In Afghan War, Officer Becomes a Whistle-Blower/New York Times

Republican Attacks On EPA Kick Off 2012 Agenda

The difference between DU and Free Republic is very very clear today

Brady's wife blames receivers for loss.

This one's for you, twitter users:

ExoMars cooperation between Nasa and Esa near collapse

Swampg8r's thread about Alaska needs more love....

I have been dog sitting for 5 days for 2 Bernese Mountain dogs.

101 Reasons to Celebrate Ronald Reagan's 101st Birthday

The Cancer in the Occupy Movement: The Black Bloc anarchists represent no one but themselves

Ecuador to 'nationalise' unlawful exporters


By NBC's Ali Weinberg WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Taking Congress and, indirectly, Mitt Romney to task for w

Occupying Corporations: How to Cut Corporate Power

I'm an atheist who nurtures orthodox Jewish kids

Austria far right leader hurt by "new Jews" comment

The Associated Press Top 25 Poll

Fido and Fluffy are too fat

Viewpoints: Religious Freedom And Insurance Coverage For Contraception

Nietzsche's passionate atheism was the making of me

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to release their opinion on Prop 8 case tomorrow (Feb 7)!

Romney and Privilege: Great LTTE in USAToday.

"Big Booty" is the phrase for today. Modify a thread title to include "big booty".

Obama tightens US sanctions on Iran

Washington Teen Takes Own Life After Antigay Bullying

Desperate bedfellows: Angela Merkel stumps for Nicolas Sarkozy as Socialists rise in France

Karl Rove ‘offended’ by Clint Eastwood’s Chrysler ad

Thank you for the hearts!

No more "dittoheads" ... let's instead refer to them as

Model Airplane + HD Camera = Great Video

Detroit girl, 12, shot dead in alleged dispute over cell phone, mother and son charged

Did anyone besides me watch the Puppy Bowl

Ezra Klein: All measures of unemployment are falling

Judges allow redistricting challenges to proceed

A new game for all DUers! Guess the day FR's Jim Rob will remove negative Romney references from FR!

What a difference a job makes!

Here's who REALLY won the Super Bowl

Price of gas going up. Can it kill the recovery?

Why are surgeons paid more than brick layers?

What extreme corsetry does to the human body

Another. Dead. Teenager.

Letter to CA Senate Democratic Caucus & Dem leadership on SB 810 single payer healthcare failure

DERF TOON: 2012: the year of the dead cat

Truth, lies and Afghanistan

I wish Ruth Bader Ginsburg had retired.

Powerful Pennsylvania lawmaker found guilty of corruption

Why I am a liberal 1,000th post!!!

BLTP: Complacency, Dependency and Servitude... and How Permaculture Helps Us Break Free

Obama Pulls Away From Romney in National Poll

A pleasant surprise at JCPenny customer service today

Can Romney win his home state of Mass, and threaten in Michigan?

A taste of Bollywood :)

Any recommendation for a teeth whitening product for seniors?

Seems like we have a lot of concern trolls coming in today.

Convicted of Voter Fraud, Republican Indiana Secretary of State Accuses Gov. Daniels of Same Crime

Please keep this good man in your thoughts and prayers.

Looks like April 3 may be the date. AG accepts Texas redistricting deal

For all in the LGBT Group

Are there any good progressive Catholic forums on the internet?

Please keep this good man in your thoughts and prayers.

Partial deal on interim maps

Marchionne defends Chrysler ad; says Eastwood donating his take to charity

Is Living Alone The New Shacking Up?

Mitt Romney and Republicans lose Nevada

Hey folks thank you for the hearts!!!

Lawmaker duped by "The Onion"

Repuke - Congressman Falls for The Onion's Planned Parenthood 'Abortionplex' Story

With their election demise imminent, desperate French conservatives embrace xenophobia

Wow. Breast cancer survivor destroys Komen in YouTube response. Just wow.

Wildcat strike deals Cablevision second blow

Europe's death toll from freezing weather hits 360

9th Circuit Court ruling on CA Prop 8 tomorrow

"Murder in Suburbia" - UK 12 eps crime drama.

The White Lions of the Timbavati

(Sigh.) I never should have taken that prop bet that Madonna was going to do a 30-minute drum solo

Cuddling Polar Bears - pics

Another 20% to 30% Slashing of $ for PA. Public Universities; Plus More Corbett Satire

“Toto, I have a feeling we’re not in Baltimore anymore”

Bloomberg's Superbowl gun-control ad was "regional"...

Post how your life has been traumatized because you saw a nipple or middle finger on TV

World's busiest metro/subway systems

Occupied Hospital Now Under Workers' Control

The Onion is Satire- But Some Republicans Still haven't Gotten the Memo

I’m troubled about posting this, however …

Newsweek/Daily Beast: The War on Christians

TYT: Sugar Tax

Latinos, hit hard by job losses, are making strong comeback

Kevin Love stomps the face of Luis Scola

GM to appoint UAW's Bob King to Opel board

AFP (Koch brothers front) spending over $200,000 today to attack Obama in Reagan birthday ad

Hanabusa, Djou Each Start 2012 With $300K In Bank

Thank you so very much for my heart!

Andy Carvin of NPR on CNN talking about situation in Syria Feb 6 2012

Something for the Dog Lovers here.

Top 10 Economics Blog Posts of 2011

DU Album of the Day: "Streetlife Serenade" Billy Joel

Save the date. POTUS coming to Maine March 30.

Martin Bashir doing a story on the Koch brothers on MSNBC NOW

Colorful ice sculpture exhibition at Yanqing Ice Festival in Beijing, China - pics

Everything We Know About the Long-Term Unemployed

Transplant jaw made by 3D printer claimed as first (BBC)

Deliver for Bernie

I want my country forward...

International nuclear markets gain momentum

I am quite proud of...

Mexico party selects first woman presidential candidate (BBC)

A Majority Of Small Business Owners Favor Letting The Bush Tax Cuts For The Rich Expire

Austrian Nonsense About Economic Calculation

To Whoever Hearted Me

OMG OMG OMG!!!!!~~

Thank you, thank you, thank you for the heart.

Real life research: (Could an endangered species declaration impact development north of Austin?)

Martin Bashir: "Was Gingrich using only the rhythm method with his Catholic mistress Calista?"

Early 2013 Super Bowl odds

"If I only had a..." WAIT, I do have one. EIGHT, as a matter of fact. THANK you for the hearts.

NV GOP Turnout down 25.6% from 2008. Total Romney votes down 27.2% from 2008.

Attorney: Missing mom was 'in the trunk' boy said before his death

A (video) Valentine For Homophobes - from:

New Staging Of 'Yentl' Tells A Transgender Story

I want to thank somebody for my heart!

South Carolina GOP stiff Charleston Hotel for $227,872 tab for recent Primary

THANK YOU!!!!~ So much for my hearts!!! :)

Is the Epistle of James ignored in by Evangelicals?

89 sieverts per hour measured in soil near Columbia River in Washington, Worst contamination just

HILARIOUS! Mitt Romney's New Policy For The Poor, By Mel Brooks

Dogs Eating Dinner

Group Proposal: The Middle East

The Eye-Opening Graphic About One Of Our Most Trusted News Magazines

Thank you!

You know what would be an awesome form of ignore, especially for those

U.S. Jews who put Israel first are merely exercising their democratic rights

Stanford geophysicist: More environmental rules needed for shale gas

WATCH: Evan Wolfson Destroys NOM President in Debate Video @Link

Doonesbury Takes on the Climate Change Deniers ("Everyone is Entitled To Their Own Set Of Facts!")

Romney Team Slams ‘Flawed’ Poll That Shows Mitt Flailing

Thom Hartmann: Conversations w/Great Minds - Michael W. Hudson - Foreclosure Crisis P1

Daniel Radcliffe: Rich Should Subsidize Poorer People Working 'Just As Hard'

Thom Hartmann: Conversations w/Great Minds - Michael W. Hudson - Foreclosure Crisis P2

O.K., in non-jock jargon, explain that last touchdown

LTE - about Prayer in Schools. "Prayer 24-7" in the Winston-Salem Journal this morning

I can think of no place better than "Meta" to say thank you.

Do we still need "LGBT Civil Rights and Activism (Group)"?

A post I made on Yahoo on story "Some blacks insist: 'I'm not African-American'"

The Romney Voters: A Little Information is a Terrible Thing

Hearts. Thank you Dear Hearts for the dear hearts.

Big Oil Pumps More Than $1.2 Million Into Romney Super PAC

I know, it's a copycat....but thanks so much for the hearts!!!

How long will Zinfandel last at room temperature after opening?

Poll: Obama bests GOP frontrunners

Nigeria unrest: Blasts rock Kano and Maiduguri

Hey Calvin and Hobbes fans, got some extra cash to spend?

Mitt Romney’s misfire on the national anthem

Why is Kasich giving his State of the State address in Steubenville?

What was the longest single post on DU?

SB shocker! James Harrison is a douche.

Bully Victim's Parents Bullied by Jeers and Vandalism

Feb. 5 report of Occupy Oakland from Boots Riley:

Cost to send wind energy downstate balloons to $7 billion

Thank you for the heart, Secret Admirer!

Thank you VERY much for the hearts, but before anyone else gets me another one...

Santorum Longs For Good Old Days Of ‘Shadow Abortions’ When Women Obtained Back-Alley Procedures

Just seven days until PA Vital Records become public records.

Al Gore's Desperate Bid to Keep Keith Olbermann—and Save Current TV--Newsweek

Story showing pro-car bias in the mainstream media: "Pedestrian Deaths Linked to Headphones"

This is a really weird problem with my display

Child Sex Predator Kai Lundstroem Pedersen Gets 30 Years For Terrorizing Missouri Girl

Wisconsin: Walker, Biskupic, corruption and hypocrisy

Worst valentines ever: Vintage racist valentines

Chrysler CEO defends Eastwood Super Bowl ad as not political

White House To GOP: Only One Way Around Defense Cuts — And You’re Not Gonna Like It

Oh, I KNOW my hearts came from here!

Iron Sky (the Moon Nazis movie) released a poster today

Ken Hutcherson (This is a whack-o!) Became a football player to hurt whites and hates gays....

Komen VP a raging homophobe?

Somebody out there loves me!

A letter to

Illusion or Recovery: Feelings Versus Facts

Silent thread for those who have had enough of Mitt Romney.

Worth a revisit! Colbert's hilarious defense of Planned Parenthood last year...

Mother and daughter battle homelessness to build a life

I just saw somebody almost get hit by an SUV.

*** Official Consolidated GD Thank-You-For-The-Heart/s Thread ***

Valentines Day cards for geeks

Hello. I am here for one reason and one reason only. REELECT OBAMA 2012!!

Thank you to who ever gave me a heart. n/t

A Member of the "Professional Left"

Planned Parenthood Wins the Komen Showdown

Walker says prosecutors want to talk about campaign

Israeli researchers say more doctors should recommend marijuana to cancer patients

6 miles! For the last 3 days each day I ran 6 miles!

Secret valentine donor...a big thank you!

Re that Clint Eastwood Superbowl ad

Santorum Longs For Good Old Days Of ‘Shadow Abortions'...

IMPORTANT NOTICE!!! Despite all the rumors, M.I.A. did NOT shoot me during the halftime show!!! n/t

I have in my hands, finally, a most exquisite book!

Occupy LA announces meeting with Wells Fargo Bank over home foreclosures (at BANK's request!)

Feb. 5 report of Occupy Oakland from Boots Riley:

What say boss' ex-wife just threw their daughter out of the car and drove off...

Gingrich Drops Court Bid to Get on Virginia Primary Ballot

Rasmussen (!!!): Obama leads Romney by 7

If you get Free Speech TV Tune in now. Massacre in Homs, Syria

TRENDING: Romney urges supporters to protest birth control rule

Gayness and Godliness

To My Sweethearts, My Heart Givers

It's not just the ABC News Poll that has Obama surging.

Noam Chomsky: Anniversaries From ‘Unhistory’

Q: Is disposing of fertilized eggs the same as abortion and should it be illegal?

todays macro quiz

Religious Condition Stirs Protest at a Caucus Site

RW radio hack (Beck fill -in ) loses two jobs in 8 days... while on his honeymoon

Do you buy books or use a library?

Super Bowl anti-union ad aired by DC lobbyists

What about a cure for cancer, period?

Caught On Camera of the Day

Who really benefits from putting high-tech gadgets in classrooms?

The Nebraska-only Will Ferrell Super Bowl ad

For all those on our side who say "but, but, but...he didn't get this done or that..."

For First Time in 10 Years, GE Workers Vote in Union

American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Launches Campaign Against Jan Brewer

Mitt Romney Campaign Attacks Rick Santorum's Record Ahead Of Primaries

Soul Train

The Gulf of Mexico’s seven-year oil spill

Tar-sands development pushes Canada to poison wolves

Not all jobs are equal

Has Obama made the economy better or worse?

Senate approves long-stalled aviation bill

Freudian flub? I think not.

Bradley Manning for Nobel Peace Prize?

I overthink everything.

Pete Hoekstra's Super Bowl ad bust

Fukushima Crisis Awakes After Reactor Heats Up Mysteriously

Folks, we might as well accept it now: Rick Santorum will be the next president of the United States

Senior Gingrich Campaign Official Scrubbed Infidelity, Tiffany Credit Line From Wikipedia Page

Well... I Guess We Have Our Answer... Thanks A Load Senate Democrats...

many of my conservative friends have said that if the nominee is Newty or frothy they will sit out

Can't give hearts to those who no longer post, sooo...

Why can't we buy kidneys to give to people we don't like?

I overstink everything.

Fremonter was riveter, worked on Enola Gay

Boehner Jokes That House Of Representatives 'Designed Not To Work'

I overlink everything.

Anyone seen 'Lilyhammer' yet - looks good

Thanks to the person or persons who sent me hearts.

Rev Al just made an excellent point while discussing the arrest of the Indiana

Senate approves long-stalled aviation bill

U.S. Says Palestinian Deal ‘Internal’ Matter

The GOP primary season’s real winner

‘We the People’ Loses Appeal With People Around the World - By ADAM LIPTAK

Senior Gingrich Campaign Official Scrubbed Infidelity, Tiffany Credit Line From Wikipedia Page

I overlook everything.

House Bill Could Cut $1.7 Billion in NYC Transit Funds

John Fleming (R- obviously - La.) links to Onion story on Facebook -

House Bill Could Cut $1.7 Billion in NYC Transit Funds

"Obama Motors" remember that one?

I Overlook Hotel.

Eastwood: I'm not affiliated with Obama

Treasury 'unaware' of tax write-off

It's Official. Romney was stronger in Nevada in 2008 than he is in 2012

!!!Romney’s Firm BAIN CAPITAL - - - Instructs American Airlines to Sack 13,000 Workers!!!

Payroll tax cut splinters GOP

Newt Gingrich drops quest for Virginia ballot

I still can't understand why anyone with half a brain still believes the GOP is fiscally responsible

Super Bowl Rant and Newt Gingrich Refuses to Accept Reality

YouTube Reinstates Chrysler’s Popular Super Bowl Ad

Monbiot: Attack of the gibbering right-wing jizzbots

Russ Feingold should run for Governor of Wisconsin.

"Tell him that I, too, am not very concerned about the rich" - brilliant cartoon via Jackeen's site

Wherein trof learns he is more loved here than he thought.

Anonymous Spies on Secret FBI Conference Call, Posts Audio Clip

ever wonder what Chuck Lorre writes at the end of Big Bang Episodes?

David Bowie - Ziggy Stardust - Acoustic Version

ACTA poised to censor the Internet worldwide

Thank you to all who gave me one of your hearts. I love you guys and gals as well. Lou

Sorry, but Newt's 'Moon colony' proposal is the best idea that's come out of the clown car.

Ontario's power glut means possible nuclear plant shutdowns

Education Minister: Hebron school trips should have started a long time ago

Hugo Chavez says Venezuelan troops would fight with Argentina over Falklands

U.S. vows to cut $1.5B in aid to Egypt over trials

Unbelievable mountain bike downhill run... with a hilarious bonus

As of 2004 the global cancer research budget

Romanian government collapses amid public outrage over austerity

Any Update On the crack pot who said he was firing any employee for signing that Walker Recall?

Nuclear Secrecy With $8 Billion On the Line

Candidacy tests Mexico's culture of machismo

I over-plant everything....

A 'Hearts' and PayPal...

GREAT GOOGLEY-MOOGLEY -- How to Google like a motherfoogle:

Clint Eastwood Gives America a Pep Talk

My live review for 'Kind of Blue'

Tokyo Electric Power injected boric acid into unit 2 early this morning to prevent criticality.

If Mitt is going to whine about polls now Imagine what he'll cry about IF he become the GOP Nom

Teen describes killing as ‘pretty enjoyable’ experience

Tennessee wants to stigamatize people with mental health issues as being substance abusers.

It would be a wonderful thing to have absolutely no abortions in America.

Clint Eastwood Super Bowl ad made Obama's day, blogs say (DU cited here)

Birth control bill stirs controversy (Planned Parenthood etc. in Ne)

Japanese Struggle to Protect Their Food Supply

Britain had to plead with US to take part in Iran flotilla

There is a vacillator in our midst.

Tonight on Countdown

Slavery protections for animals? Judge to decide

Meet the new boss. Same as the old boss? "Brady gun-control organization gets new president."

Hey Jurors! My apologies. Just sent an alert in error...

Keith is back,

Update on the Super bowl ANTI-Union ad.

I had a binding caucus a few years ago.

BLOOMBERG: Tepco Injects Boric Acid Into Fukushima No. 2 Reactor to Prevent Criticality

What Occupy Taught the Unions

So, Karl "Turd Blossom" Rove is offended by the Chrysler ad featuring Clint Eastwood.

Exposed: The Arab agenda in Syria

Arizona: Panel Votes to Ban Collective Bargaining (NYT)

Former Wall Street Trader: ‘There’s No Other Industry Where You Could Get Paid So Much

Union leaders predict Indiana’s new anti-union law will ‘boomerang’

Heartfelt thank yous

ya'all are too great

Iowa woman accused of blackmailing TLC show

Vice President Biden slams GOP hopefuls at fundraiser

More Rightwing BS?

Is America a Police State?

Occupy Oakland is target of protest

Labor History Feb 6 The first complete general strike in U.S. history, Triangle Shirtwaist strike wi

In Case You Missed This... Karen Handel Drove Decision To Defund Planned Parenthood - HuffPo

President Obama could alter stance of federal appeals courts

Stunning animated maps reveal bird migrations across the United States

Look's like Lil' Ricky ISN'T auditioning to be Mitten's VP...

U.S. Seeks ‘Plan B’ to End Syrian Violence After UN Fails to Act

The Nobel Prize-Winning Discovery that Got a Scientist Kicked Out of His Own Lab

This has been an incredibly LAME Republican field...

Is there a way to renew membership and buy hearts

Did I just invent a new cocktail?

Your Republican Senate Candidates Suck Hard: Pete Hoekstra, He So Funny - From The Rude Pundit

xpost: Stunning animated maps reveal bird migrations across the United States

“Everything goes up but our paychecks": Talking to Real People Who Live on the Minimum Wage


Washington Legislature: Gay marriage bill moves through House Judiciary Committee

I realized something amazing about the superbowl

Two College Students on the Subway #22

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

It's A Curious Thing To Be Accused Of Depressing Democratic Votes, When Elected Democratics...

*Jennifer Granholm show The War Room now on Current TV;

Debunking the so-called “War on Religion” - From (Obama Campaign fighting smears)

The Patriots vs. the Giants

Clint Eastwood's fee for Chyrsler Super Bowl ad is being donated to charity

thanks to the kind person who gave me a heart!

Best tumblr ever

I KNOW it was you...

For all who are mourning the loss of our dear pets

I'd like to thank

I love acupuncture!

Martian Hazard #271: Falling Frost Avalanches!

Thank you, O Mysterious Heart-Giver!

Do you remember the TV show COMBAT! from the 60's??? See this!!!

EXPOSED: "Blue collar mechanic" in anti-union Super Bowl ad a multimillionaire lobbying consultant

Romney: Dragged-out primary will impact general election fundraising

(Norway) Mass killer Breivik demands medal from Oslo court

Bill Moyers Essay: Newt's Obesession with Saul Alinsky

This Year's NFL Script...Little Manning wins one for Big Brother....Next Year..

Can cheap beer be outlawed?

This is cool. The Ad Team Behind That Chrysler Clint Eastwood Super Bowl Ad

(Warning)Read the (Right Wing) Label

What level of comtenpt should be leveled at the actor in the racist Hoekstra ad?

Why won’t the U.S. accept its atheists? By Julian Baggini

Europeans take to the streets over ACTA

Humanitarian situation in Baba Amr

When is a brick not a brick? When you need outrage I guess.

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Tuesday, 7 February 2012

I understand Pete Hoekstra's facination with Asian women.

Obama Nominee Could Become Air Force’s First Female General

Romney's possible VP picks

Heartfelt appreciation to you generous people who donated a heart to me!

Atlanta Street Gang Members Videotaped Brutal Hate Crime Attack On "Faggot"

8,000 communities in Africa have sworn off female genital cutting. 2,000 in the last year

Thank you to the people who gave me the hearts. I really appreciate them. n/t

THANK YOU! Whomever gave me a heart

RNC reminds reporters: No delegates to be awarded tomorrow

anyone having trouble posting hearts to people?

When two teams want weird opposite results:

[Daily Kos] Today the City of Oakland Officially Went Insane.

Finally - a Woody Allen movie that felt like one of his better oldies - Midnight in Paris **** 1/2

BBC - live reporting on Syria crisis: Army steps up Homs shelling

Lenny Bruce fans?

Amane Toomer said something interesting today

What place is on your agenda to visit next? I'm going to be sticking close to home

"Confidential" Plan for financially distressed PA. public schools - turn all into charters

(Video) Japan Earthquake Visualization Map 1/1/2011 - 1/1/2012

Appreciation thread

Huffington Post: (DU's) Mitt Romney 'Rmoney' Photoshop Kind Of Says It All

Thanx for the secret heart! I still love this place.

"Obama wants to transform America and make it something we cannot even recognize"

Thank you for my Valentine hearts, whoever you are!...

"Disaster Preppers"

FOX's Dana Perino Is Outraged That M.I.A., ‘Not Even An American,’ Performed At The Super Bowl

Heh. "Killing Lincoln" by O'Reilly prices slashed at B&N

Where can I find Flash Professional CS5 for free?

Robert Fisk: From Washington this looks like Syria's 'Benghazi moment'. But not from here

Relevant video to Syrian situation

From Now Through November I'm Spelling It "Rmoney"...

Belief is not the problem

Update: Josh Powell's sons were struck with an axe before house fire

Whoah! "The Lazarus Project".

Putting The Growing Birth Control Firestorm In Perspective

A couple of reef shots...

Wow... Did The Senate Scrub The FAA Vote ???

This is nuts: Would you drink a bacon shake?

Rep. Nassau County NY County Exec and fellow republicans want to shut down half the police stations!

Here is a good way to learn about Mormons.......

Komen Foundation won't exist 5 years from now

Wow! I have hearts!

MFM and Amerigo Vespucci pulled up at a McDonald's drive-thru not far from me today!

Congressional earmarks sometimes used to fund projects near lawmakers' properties

Governor Malloy dismantles Morning Joe on the HHS decision criticism. *Transcript*

Mitt Romney Hasn’t Answered A Question From A Voter In Three Weeks

"Oh, you have my favorite.” Oakland cops discussing Occupier they arrested later!

I heart Velvet Underground

President and First Lady to Host Dinner Honoring Troops Who Served in Iraq

2/9 at 9am in Fresno. Help save sacred Jesse Morrow Mountain from Cemex destruction. We need help

Maybe we don't want the sheeple to wake up, after all

Any relief from rising gas prices?

Toons: All Lemons, Trump Slots, Our Collective Bargaining Right and More. - 2/6/12

Coal - The Big Picture - 48 pictures at

All the superbowl ads here for those who want to see them..

Scott Rasmussen: Obama very likely to be reelected if trends continue

Brandon Jacobs is excited

Obama Campaign To Step Up Super PAC Fundraising

Syria crisis: Homs army assault enters fourth day (BBC)

Cinnabons as dessert - yay or nay??

Oh the opportunities for mayhem are endless.

Swear much? I sure as shit do. And it seriously pisses off my wife.

I would like some help writing a respectful negative review

Calling genealogists! I forgot to post! My episode aired tonight on the Generations Project!!

DU's R-Money hits 'The Hill', fools Erick Erickson of Red State.

More Q's for so-called "pro-lifers"

House GOP Memo: "Abortion Is the Leading Cause of Death in the Black Community"

I was just thinking about "Mondays 'IN' The Underground"...

Mr peacock

Heartbreakingly Beautiful Portraits of Shelter Dogs (get out your hankies)

Romanian government collapses amid public outrage over austerity

"Kay, I gotta go to church"

The Hill: Fake Romney picture circulates on Twitter

This is prediction (with absolutely no disrepsect aimed at Joe Biden)

President Obama's Step-Grandmother in Car Accident

LATimes: 'Redbox and Verizon to create streaming movie service'