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Archives: March 13, 2012

N.C. County Kills Family-Planning Funds

Texas Dems to Perry: “Don’t Mess With Texas Women”

Polar bear kicks back in the sunset after a hard day's hunting

Ouch! ER for stitches, ok, will be typing lefty for awhile. Slowly.

Is this the actions of a dying breed?

Wages too low for survival, Dubai labourers claim

Romney Rules Out Santorum as Veep

Tuesday's Doonesbury

Non-member cities getting DART at a discount

‘Creative ... motivating’ and fired

Charlie Rose Show on Afghanistan - some highlights...various panel members, good discussion.

R.I.P., Todd. My heart is in my throat.

This toon is in Spanish but you'll have no trouble reading it.

Here's a new one - Republican compares women to cows and pigs

DeSoto principal's e-mail brings calls of racism

DeSoto principal's e-mail brings calls of racism

Canada 'not friendly', Cheney cancels T.O. talk

Cease-Fire Between Israel, Gaza Militants

Study: Too much red meat may shorten lifespan

Circumcision May Reduce Prostate Cancer Risk, Study Shows

Awwww

Earthquake monitors gauge quality of Arctic's ice

March Music Mix #1 -- Occupy Your Music! (dial-up warning, pics)

Best quote of the day: "It's almost as if we're watching Mitt Rmoney on safari in his own country."

Who's up for drinks at Peter Lugar in Brooklyn on Friday the Thirteenth next month?

"Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned...

GOP's Winning Frames -Lakoff

OCC Probing JPMorgan Chase Credit Card Collections

Cliff Stearns(R-FL) Stars In Today's Edition Of Birther-Pandering Theater

Texas' Biggest Power Supplier Wants to Blame the EPA for Future Blackouts

An experiment in public financing

US set to challenge China rare earth export restriction (BBC)

Gloat Free NBA Scores (Monday, March 12)

Adbusters: TACTICAL BRIEFING #27 - STRATEGIC RETHINK

ESA to start mini space mission series (BBC)

Hank the cat pounces for a Virginia senate seat (BBC)

Ft. Calhoun (nuclear power plant) fire serious threat, report says

Explaining the "dip" in Obama approval rating: They polled more Republicans!

Explaining the "dip" in Obama approval rating: They polled more Republicans!

Ewww alert: Pink Slime wasn't just a McD thing, baby.

Exclusive Interview: KVUE's (Austin, TX) one-on-one with President Obama

a little reminder to vote on election day

Damn it all to hell!

36 Pictures From The Construction Of The Titanic

Sam Seder: Florida's Anti-Islam Law May Snare Jews

The Local Coordination Committees in Syria to be Awarded for its Role in Reporting the Truth

Forget Free Republic! When you need to know opinions of the Extreme religious right,

Ron Paul seems to have Faded with his Whoring for Romney Exposed

Save Texas Schools 2012 Rally at the Capitol on March 24!

Aviation Chiefs Ask EU Leaders to Halt Carbon Row.

Pacific Northwest white supremacist pleads guilty to slayings

...and a jury votes to keep an endorsement of slavery.

Sarah Palin thinks she's talking to French President Sarkozy

Guatemalan gets 6,060-year sentence in massacre

Guatemalan gets 6,060-year sentence in massacre

DNC VIDEO: "Mitt Romney May Not Need Medicare, But Seniors Do"

Tibetan teen self-immolates on revolt anniversary

U.S. Officials Debate Speeding Afghan Pullout

Britain to Join Obama in Discouraging a Strike on Iran

Qualities of the Dharma.

Mexico drug lord's fate is focus of election year speculation

The Amazing Story of the Televangelist and his Gay Grandson

Syria authorities, opposition trade blame in civilian deaths

Government to cut Texas women's health funds over abortion

I get the feeling the mighty pendulum is beginning it's swing back to the left.

Peruvians feel robbed over US courts turning over salvaged treasure to former colonial ruler

Peruvians feel robbed over US courts turning over salvaged treasure to former colonial ruler

Petition to keep Limbaugh on AFN radio

Students Protest US Soldier Who Killed Afghans

This is F'ing unbelievable

ADB warns climate change could spawn mass migrations

Astronauts' eyeballs deformed by long missions in space, study finds

WTF! Gorilla On The Loose In Aabama

So what's the deal with Febreze? Risky or safe?

This one goes up for Dennis. A CNN Presidential debate where he really shines.

Romney and small talk

Why is the man who killed his girlfriend with a cannon

Could the Use of Flying Death Robots be Hurting America's Reputation Worldwide?

CBS & ABC apparently monkeying with the polls:

Obama campaign promises kept: FOUR more promises kept

WhiteHouse: West Wing Week: 3/9/12 or "Speak Softly; Carry a Big Stick"

Derrick Bell's wife speaks out and defends her deceased husband against right wing attacks

Secretary Clinton Delivers Remarks at the 2012 Women in the World Summit (Full 26:38 minute version)

Obama and Cameron set to end troops' lead combat role in Afghanistan

Phone hacking: Six more arrests in Weeting inquiry

Fate of anti-bias vote in council uncertain

Latest polls show Sarkozy gaining on Hollande

Luckovich toon- Beating those bongos

Panetta, just shut up!

More cave nonsense

NYT: U.S. Officials Debate Speeding Afghan Pullout

Campaign Finance Violations Filed Against Prosser, RPW, And A Fraudulent WI PAC March 12, 2012

My cousin Billy was on CNN. It is sad.

Why not just admit it's all over?

Bracketology recommendation from the Left Coast Sports Babe

"Holy S**t, What a Nightmare This Turned Into": How Austerity Destroyed Our Small Towns

Need an opinion re: an idea for upcoming meeting

Feds Pull The National Security Card In Abramoff Case Against Ex-Delay Aide

Yay! I broke my dryer yesterday.

Harry Chapin - Taxi

Obama Lunches With Bloomberg? Here's What's Really Afoot When it Comes to Political Money

Obama Administration Blocks Texas' New Voter ID Law

From Canada: Populists (Santorum in this instance) who speak the (relative) truth

This is NOT a music video post

Trumpeting the Superpower Status Quo

Concealed carry item gets a nod (Kansas)

Piven: Labor Revival Needs Push From Outside and Below

GOP Plans to Sink the Economy

Am I the only one who finds CBS Morning Show's Gayle King off putting?

Phone hacking: Rebekah Brooks arrested in Weeting probe

Duggar family campaigns for Rick Santorum Monday in Huntsville

Sarah Palin's Ignorance as a Platform

Outrage, Part 2.

A warning shot to the shoulder.

Alabama Supreme Court race: Roy Moore plans to ride horse to polling station

Ecuador Seen as New Retirement Hot Spot

Anyone waiting for the next round in the ABNA?

Am I the only one who came away feeling sorry for Palin after watching Game Change?

There is no way on this planet that Pres. Obama polls so badly against any of the Klowns

Satellite Photos of Iran Doubted

NHL general managers expected to debate return of the red line

Beyond Debt: An Economy of Gratitude

This is not our first dance with AFN and Limbaugh....

Afghanistan militants attack Kandahar killings site

Journalist association rejects attack against Venezuelan reporter

New Jersey Toilet Paper Crisis?

TX CD22 & LaRouchies-Six people equal a rally??

Did you know you can still recommend a locked thread?

Renamed Ben and Jerry’s flavour backs equal marriage in the UK (if I wasn't vegan...)

Today's entry in the "What Could Possibly Go Wrong" category:

Rebekah Brooks and her husband have been arrested this morning

India allows copy of cancer drug

How do you say "Santorum" in Sign Language?

Fundies worship Stutterin' Jesus.

Entire Arena Football team cut during pregame meal at Olive Garden

Posting lies about the president is ...

'Chicago Spring' Declares G8 Move a Victory

What Is Russia Today?

Southern Poverty Law Center names Anoka-Hennepin parents group to hate list

Take your pick...

Christian college warns student for ‘coming out’ on Facebook

Virginia knows it has DNA evidence that could exonerate many men. Why won't they say who they are?

if Obama would declare victory in Afghanistan and accelerate the pullout...

Church Puts Legal Pressure on Abuse Victims’ Group - NYT

Obama won women voters 55-43 in 2008; a 25 point win would've caused one of the largest landslides

Did Obama's Approval Rate Really Collapse?

"Greatest attack on the voting rights of Americans since the rise of Jim Crow"

money markets unchanged since 2008 crisis, remain big risk

Exclusive - Greece needs to announce more austerity - EU/IMF

Researchers say long-lost Leonardo may have been found

busted for busting out at bank of america

My letter to JC Penny regarding Limbaugh and Premiere Radio

The Problem With Polls About Whether Obama Is a Muslim

Bookmark management

Four in ten Americans believe the U.S. will attack Iran this year

Great Lakes show massive ice loss, study says

Six arrested in Murdoch tabloid phone-hacking probe

Colbert: Jeff Foxworthy is no longer a ‘redneck’ for endorsing Romney

Controversy Over 'Homeless 4G Hot Spots' At SXSW Festival

social media and unions

The #1 Reminder Every GOP Lawmaker Needs To See

Syria army reportedly takes north rebel stronghold

Pic Of The Moment: The Real Reason Cheney Won't Go To Canada

Animation: Mitt connects with the South (actual audio)

Wonderment

Mars Can't be Terraformed? Not enough Gravity to hold Hydrogen?

Petition calls for Limbaugh show to stay on military radio

Former council member is still a key player at Mpls. City Hall

Vaccine court finds no link to autism

March 13, 2012, 7:31 AM ET.Jane Fonda, Gloria Steinem Call For FCC to Ban Rush Limbaugh

Edwardsville board votes to cut 60 teaching jobs

Incoming!

While Banks Set Records for Church Foreclosure, People are Beginning to See the Insufficiency

One Virginia woman's response...

A Tough-Oil World: Why Twenty-First Century Oil Will Break the Bank -- and the Planet

Climate Change Skepticism Stems from Recession, UConn Study Finds

Olive Garden Critic’s Tips on How to Review a Restaurant

Whenever I heard a caller to Limbaugh say "dittos" or..

My entire Instant queue just disappeared.

Progressives Mount Major Campaign to Intimidate Corporate Election Donors

Attention Green Day fans!

Romney Describes Santorum

The OccupyUSA Blog for Tuesday (March 13), With Frequent Updates

Obama's Approval Rating Down to 41% (CBS Poll)

'Right to work' battle pitched in Minnesota

A co-worker retired yesterday.

Is there any way we can get Republicans to introduce a bill that demands

GOP War On Women

PPP: "Obama did very well on our PA and NC polls over the weekend. Not buying the drop."

Gallup: U.S. Economic Confidence Matches Best in Four Years

Why Bill Maher Is Wrong About Rush Limbaugh

Corporate America Turns Its Back On Rush Limbaugh

French Surgeon, 71, Saves Lives in Syria (co-founder of Doctors Without Borders)

If this continues, this will be transformational

Romney calls billionaire football team owners friends

Sacred Economics with Charles Eisenstein - A Short Film

Obama's approval rating up to 49% (Gallup)...

"The thing we Republicans need to remember is that our target is Barack Obama."

How about this gorgeous weather! :D

Day Two, waiting for jury duty.

Medicare fight is not over yet

The Bible Condensed

Just 29% Believe Limbaugh Apology Was Sincere

Darwin 2012

Video clearly showing crimes against humanity by the regime.

'Southern lights' blaze above Antarctica as Space Station hurtles over

DU has taken a radical position

Hubble Image of Galaxies' El Dorado

New solar panel technology: 40 cents pr watt. (50% cheaper than China / Competes with fossil fuels)

Daily Beast: GOP Plans to Sink The Economy

Media Matters: Limbaugh's Unrivaled Influence On Republican Politics

All of a sudden, Thom Hartmann is off KTLK Los Angeles

Washington Post: "End the Afghan mission" now by Eugene Robinson

Krasna Horka Fire: Smoking Children Burn Down Slovakia Castle

HRC Report On Syria Makes Clear Assad Government Responsible For Gross Human Rights Violations

Ex-officials battle China nuclear plant plan

APNewsBreak: NH legislator: Return to civil unions

'Lesbians are cool' T-shirt puts Massachusetts school in national spotlight

The Republican Time Machine

Golf communities struggle as boomers scale back

I dreamed last night that I warned John Lennon that he was going to be murdered.

Joe the Plumber wants to work for you, whether you're union/anti-union or gay/straight.

White House relaxes key rule in new healthcare law to ease health insurance exchanges requirements

Remember when Clinton had a 73% approval rating?

Mitt Romney Notes NFL Team Owner Friendships In Peyton Manning Remarks

Repuke Congressman: “we don’t need any more national parks in this country”

These Anti-Choice People just don't get it at all

Nitrate in drinking water raises health concerns for rural Californians

Mitt Romney May Not Need Medicare, But Seniors Do

Sandra Fluke On Rush Limbaugh Controversy: Attempts To Silence Women Have 'Clearly Failed'

The GOP Overlooked One Thing When They Started This War On Women

We Never Learn, Do We?

The Associated Press Top 25 Poll

Utah coalition presses governor for veto of sex ed ban

MO proposal to end tenure will cost $1.5 BILLION

Dow up 100+ and holding.

Santorum: My home-schooled kids ‘will out-reason Bill Maher’

Please don't sign Sinquefield's petition ending tenure in MO

.......Rick Santorum: ‘The dangers of carbon dioxide? Tell that to a plant’

I didn't fuck it up

Slurs won't silence women -By Sandra Fluke

15 inches of rain flood Louisiana homes, roads

Paul B. Farrell: 10 reasons Wall Street will hit bottom, crash

How Gay Sex Was Legalized

Richard O'Dwyer case: TVShack creator's US extradition approved

Artifacts Show Sophistication of Ancient Nomads

Stephen Hawking to guest star on 'Big Bang Theory'

Matt Romney: "President Obama-I think he is great."

Did we ever find a picture of the 3-4 feet of hail in Mexico City?

Missouri mother attacks son's alleged heroin supplier with a bat

What's for Dinner ~ Tuesday March 13th

Marilyn Hagerty to Dine at Le Bernardin and the Olive Garden on Upcoming New York City Trip!

Israeli plans for Iran go back years

Any tips for making Corned Beef?

Building A Caste Society

Rude Pundit: Bill Maher and Rush Limbaugh can say whatever the fuck they want.

(Woo woo...?) Emails from dead man's account spook loved ones

We have made some changes to the DU Homepage

posted w/o comment

I am waging a war on the people who break into my house and eat all my damn ice cream.

Frog outside Limpball's house....

Strong Side/Weak Side - John Calipari

Rush Limbaugh/Free Speech talking point

US drone strikes kill 15 in northwest Pakistan

We hit it, over 25,000 sigs to get rush off AFN

Don't ask what he's drinking

Goodbye-ways: The downfall of urban freeways

Now you can literally inhale cupcakes

U.S. asks Saudis to lift oil output from July

A Photoshop Bushbashing Retrospective

Viagra and "Spilled Sperm" Laws Sweep States

ThinkProgress: Meet South Carolina’s New Lieutenant Governor, a confederacy enthusiast

Tibetan teenager self-immolates on anniversary of failed uprising

I have a bike I want to sell

Companies advertising on KARN

Lil' Ricky Man-on-Dog Sweater Vest rails against Bill Maher's "Christian madrassa" comment

Barack Obama's Had a Pretty Damn Good Presidency

Gov. to cut Texas women's health funds over abortion

Thank you Delta Airlines!

More Trans Fat Consumption Linked to Greater Aggression

$1 abortions here! Getchyer $1 abortions!! (Is this Facebook meme true?)

Civil Beat is running a series on prostitution and HPD this week...

Never was a big Foxworthy fan.

Errington C. Thompson: A few more thoughts on Professor Henry Louis Gates

Delete my account.

Catholic Church's Disgusting/Coordinated Attempt To GAG Advocates For Victims Of Clergy Sex Crimes

Daily Kos/SEIU State of the Nation Poll: The sky isn't falling—Obama bounces upward

Four year old daughter's drawing of father with gun leads to arrest. ...

Must watch video - Charlie Rose panel discussion on Afghanistan

So apparently CONservatives want Big Gubmint Nanny State to provide them cheap gas

I hate, hate, hate goodbyes....just saw my daughter off on her way back to school.

Sam Seder – The Evolution of Progressive Politics

Is the health care law already running a deficit?

Obama launches trade case against China over raw materials

Obama warns opponents against 'using religion as a bludgeon in politics'

If you could have leaked info about the US's weapons program in the 1940's and prevented The Bomb

John The Revelator from Depeche Mode

Caller just pointed out on the Ed Show that someone has deleted Professor Bell's

Can Progressives Ride the Occupy Train to Congress?

Thom Hartmann: ALEC is big in TX when it come to Voter Suppression

Thom Hartmann: Why is Waffle House Pushing Anti-Picketing Law?

Rick Santorum meets Jesus - Annie Hall Spoof

Dying Patient Kicked Out of Hospital for Using Medical Marijuana

One of the most important points in Sandra Fluke's recent CNN editorial . . .

Thom Hartmann: Why Republicans don't want you to re-fi you're home...

Rick Santorum Prayed with Anti-Gay Pastor Implicated in Cover-up of Child Abuse

Civilized society has a plutocratic bias

Poll: Public Backs Obama Over GOP On Gas Prices, 66% Blame Big Oil Or Mideast Tension for Price Spik

NASA Visualization Explorer (iPad app)

Decisions, not excuses in Afghanistan

1,000 euros a month? Dream on…

Tuesday Toon Roundup 1- Turning the Corner in Afghanistan

Kasich to join President Obama for NCAA game in Dayton Ohio

Tuesday Toon Roundup 2- More Repub toons

Trayvon Martin shooting case goes to State Attorney's Office today

Tuesday Toon Roundup 3-Secrecy and Iran

Welcome to the Great Lakes region, home of the warm March sun......

anyone here grow mushrooms?

Everything in western civilization is tied to Olive Garden in SOME way...

Flashback 2008: With gas prices approaching $5, SoCA drivers head to Mexico for $2.50 gas

Insurance companies have taken over health care reform

4 Amish charged with illegal alcohol possession after buggy collides with police car

DCCC Mulls Kathleen Rice V. Peter King (NY-2)

Syria: 'Children Burned Alive In Front Of Their Mothers' Report Activists In Homs

France's Sarkozy denies taking money from Gadhafi

'Big Bang Theory' Brings Stephen Hawking on as Guest Star

DU Album of the Day: Radiohead - OK Computer

feds let BP off probation despite pending safety violation

watermarks, protecting images on the web, etc.

Jeff Bridges Abides a Book Deal

Colombia to decriminalize personal drug use

Colombia to decriminalize personal drug use

Angry Birds in Space. Yes space.

"Warning: mysqli_stmt_bind_result() [function.mysqli-stmt-bind-result]: Number of bind variables..."

"Spilled sperm" is the phrase for today. Modify a thread title to include "spilled sperm".

About Santorum's Tennessee Win

DU photoshoppers, could you do me a favor?

Issue of the Week: Walker's Latest Distortions of the Truth

So there is a RUMOR about where all of those "extra walkers" on the farm's outskirts came from...

Did DU just belch for anyone else

True Grits

Governor Wishes "Don't Say Gay" Bill Would Disappear

Has anyone notice the Irony about Rush's show and Ads being ran?

94 House Members Send Letter to Secretary Clinton Calling for Suspension of Assistance to Honduras

Iran wants war!

94 House Members Send Letter to Secretary Clinton Calling for Suspension of Assistance to Honduras

Four Charts of Interest on Fed-Speak Day

Mitt Romney's Ultimate Southern Pander: Gets His Teeth Pulled

I haven't been able to discern where SPELL CHECKER is on DU3?

Anyone Know Anything About PAYPAL?

Donald Pridemore, Wisconsin Legislator, Says Single Parenting Leads To Abuse

Ever try posting as a progressive on The View's message board?

In propaganda battle, PM Spokesperson tweets old photo

Mitt Mondale. The agony of a Political Party bent on electoral suicide

Asia climate disasters displace 42 million: ADB

America's subversion of Haiti's democracy continues

America's subversion of Haiti's democracy continues

Kerry, Snowe, Rockefeller, Brown and Whitehouse introduced a bill that helps fisheries

2 million viewers..."Game Change" was HBO's "most watched movie premiere in 8 years."

Tax Breaks for Sporting Events Raise Questions

Reporters Without Borders lists the enemies of the internet

Santorum campaign sends email: 'MEDIA ADVISORY: SANTORUM PUBIC SCHEDULE'

Westboro Baptist Church to attend Reason Rally with special message for atheists

50 Attorneys General vs. Citizens United

FALLIN TO TAX VETERANS, ELDERLY, AND FFA

Let's list here some of the requirements there should be for men to get Viagara

Using a computer as server.

Syracuse's Fab Melo ineligible for NCAA tourney

Law Enforcement and Prostitution in Honolulu

Santorum: "We've been suckin' HARD...

sombrero in outer space

Pennsylvania to do away with Toll Booth collectors and bill people by mail

The Fed says that gas prices and the unemployment rate WILL go down...

List of newspapers in the United Kingdom by circulation

Nicolas Sarkozy 'received £42 million from Muammar Gaddafi for 2007 election'

Mass Dolphin Rescue Off Rio Coast

Supervisors directed banks’ mortgage misconduct, HUD report says

How Big Tobacco Corrupts Science

Russians plan to put cosmonauts on the Moon by 2030.

Surfin' Bird Gone Horribly Wrong

Citing Shared Values, AFL-CIO Unions Vote to Endorse Obama for a Second Term

Here's a question for former-Senator Santorum and his followers...

Senate ready to pass highway programs overhaul

quotes of the day

Sarah Palin challenges Obama to debate

today in women's herstory

Arlo Guthrie & The Dillards

Rahm Emanuel's speed cameras would help political ally

It's almost time for the Freeper Bunny to visit

susan b anthony obituary--new york times, 13 march 1906

49ers make another dubious signing

Hilarious: VA Right-Wingnut Sen. Ryan McDougle Gets a Taste of His Own (Transvaginal) Medicine!

FLIPPER REPORT : Mitt Romney WANTED Gays and Lesbians 'To Serve Openly and Honestly' In Military

Any word of today's AL/MS primaries?

Israelis see Iran "mini-drill" in Gaza flare-up

Reid's clever move on judicial nominees

A few for the sex hatin' chicken hawks

Only one problem for Maine ice-breakers: No ice

The war on teachers: Why the public is watching it happen

TCM Schedule for Thursday, March 15 -- What's On Tonight -- John Ford in the 1930s

Record Warm Week Ahead East of the Rockies

Karl Rove Republican Talking Points Memo (Photo)

Apple Said to Be Subpoenaed by U.S. Regulators on Google’s Mobile Search (Google Antitrust Probe)

WEIRD NEWS has no host!

Graph: excuses conservatives make when facts prove them wrong

TCM Schedule for Friday, March 16 -- What's On Tonight -- Greek Mythology

More FDR please.

Pa. House Puts Brakes on Constitutional Marriage Ban

Santorum: Fox News is ‘shilling’ for Mitt Romney

thanks DU for clearing this up - I remember some dramatic wars over the use of the word "bitch"

If Yoooouu endorse Mitt Romney - You might be a dumb-ass

What is it about S.E. Cupp that makes me want to hurl the TV through a window?

Women fight back: withholding sex

Info please,

Omaha attempting to pass anti-discrimination LGBT/gender identity for employment right now.

TYT: Evolution A Myth, Ban Interracial Marriage - Republicans In AL, MS

"Our democracy has been hacked," said Al Gore. "It no longer works"

Fed-Speak Day,

Argentine Supreme Court rules women free to terminate pregnancies resulting from rapes

The Dow Jones is less than 1000 points from it's ALL TIME high in history.

Argentine Supreme Court rules women free to terminate pregnancies resulting from rapes

Another tragic (Jeb) Bush legacy: Florida's "Stand Your Ground" law

Brandon Marshall to Bears.

Arizona GOP Senate candidate misspells Tucson in TV ad

Argentina Responds to Climate Challenge with Transgenic Seeds

Tunisian Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali, Spiegel interview

Rep. Cliff Stearns Wants To Sell Off Our National Parks

You can drive an electric car with only two 12v car batteries!

a biography of the day--wilma mankiller

I'm going to say this in the nicest possible way.

Thom Hartmann's thoughful dialogue about what to teach children about religion.

MATT BORS NAMED 2012 HERBLOCK PRIZE WINNER

Scary times...I've got a new Mac Mini, have to disconnect the old G5 iMac.

biography of the day--brenda flyswithhawks

Limbaugh’s words repeated by female Democratic candidates in new fundraising appeals

Doobie Brothers drummer Michael Hossack dies in Wyoming of cancer

Alright, I kind of went at it w/ a conservative today.

How do I put my sigline in color? I know some people have theirs in color. What is the code for it?

For Democrats, Angry Stupidity Is Not an Option

Who on DU thinks Cameron attempted that failed rescue

Gordon Lightfoot - Minstrel of the Dawn

Things to know about the South:

OK, this is new. I was asked to serve on a jury. I accepted and clicked "Leave it Alone" at step 1.

Candidates should not pick running mates

It makes me wonder what is in the wind...It

Watch: Occupiers Set Up Living Room in Bank of America

So, I'm 55 today

My little rant. Rude service workers. Garbage Truck jerks today!

Amazing Microscopic Video Footage of a T Cell Attacking a Cancer Cell

I FOUND THE HAIL VIDEO!!!

Catholic League’s Donohue vows to fight rape victims ‘one by one’

Recently I spent $700 on my eyes because of contact lens recall

AFL-CIO 'enthusiastically' endorses Obama for reelection

She’s All Yours

Fukushima's Refugees Are Victims Of Irrational Fear, Not Radiation

NYT editorial: Yet Another Curb on Abortion

Christian band ignites controversy

Jobless rates in some swing states at 3-yr lows

Weekly Update: Steve Haskin's Derby Dozen - March 12, 2012

Dumbasses Check in here....

Arab world is having the fast fertillity decline in recorded history.

Raring to Fight: The U.S. Tangles With China Over Rare Earth Exports

Japan struggles to handle plutonium as fast-breeder reactor project becomes unrealistic

Slut: The Other Four Letter S-Word

Where is the best source for a vegetarian to get Omega-3?

Sign you have too many kids - you don't notice one missing until the next day

Even The Dating Game Didn't Give Away Trips This Crappy

Florida legislature votes in favour of one-state solution

Atmospheric CO2 levels hit 800,000-year high: CSIRO

Did I read that Tom 'the bugman' Delay is heading for prison

Chris Hedges sues Obama over NDAA

Take a look at how well our multimillion dollar border fence is doing its job...

EU, U.S., Japan launch rare earth WTO case against China

That's Why Santorum Wears Those Sweater Vests

"Barack Obama's Had a Pretty Damn Good Presidency" <--- Mother Jones headline

It's Finally Happened! GAO Audits Fed for the 1st time Ever (Reposted)

They may think Obama is a Muslim but they know Romney is a Mormon

Trent Lott: "Well, maybe they had it printed on the menu as "cheesy grits," that's how he ordered"

Rep. Cliff Stearns Wants To Sell Off Our National Parks

It's now okay on DU to outright lie about Obama, call him a fascist, warmonger, and Republican.

Need help is anyone experienced with preparing Pho (rice stick) noodles

Scientists come up with proof of the fracking causing the

My governor voted for Santorum.

In early returns from the GOP primaries in Alabama and Mississippi held tonight, the winner is

The Obama Bracket Challenge

Video games as entertainment

Strip-Searching Kids? 6 Shocking Ways Our Schools Treat Students Like Criminals

4,000 Families Make More Money Than Mitt Romney

Capital Account March 12: Former CIA Officer Michael Scheuer on the Economics of War with Iran

Watchdog Says Banks Impeded Foreclosure Inquiry

An inspirational story of a blind and crippled son and his heroic father (Video)

Samurai Watermelon

Senator Seeks Saggy Pants Ban In N.Y.C. Schools

Love the new colors on DU. I think it makes the site really pop. That's all. nt

I stand with labor. "Enthusiastically."

Pay attention! A shall drop the bass only once! (Prof. Snape)

Drudge: 5 PM ET: NETWORK EXITS SHOW ALABAMA TIGHT; ROMNEY TAKES MISSISSIPPI

Allen West Says Future Republican President Should Get Credit For Today’s Stock Market Gains

Council OKs new LGBT protections

Mom and Dad didn't vote in the Republican, Mississippi primary

'Probable Cause' Found to Hold U.S. Soldier (shootings in Afghanistan)

I actually find the Mississippi poll results on interracial marriage way more disturbing...

Trayvon Martin discussion thread:

Atheists’ slavery billboard raises tempers in Pa.

CTA (Chicago Transit Authority) ridership jumps to highest level in 20 years

CTA (Chicago Transit Authority) ridership jumps to highest level in 20 years

The Plumline: A showdown on judicial nominations

Religious groups rail against NYPD surveillance

quite a fuss on oregonlive regarding the death of Bob Caldwell.

BWAHAHA! Rev. Al's show is calling Mitt "PANDER Bear" for his attempts to "woo" the South

Sausage industry blasts 'Hot Dogs Cause Butt Cancer' ad in Chicago

Mom is doing great!!!!

EXCLUSIVE: Ann Romney's Recipe For "Cheesy Grits"

3D-nanoprinting speed record set by Vienna University (BBC)

Obama Campaign Fears Uphill Climb Raising ‘Super PAC’ Money

McDougle's and other transvaginal probes, parodied; DU Crossreference/Link

Why I left Google - James Whittaker

Met police lent horse to Rebekah Brooks!

polling function

Great Lakes ice coverage falls 71 percent over 40 years, researcher says

Why in the hell will they not release the name of this soldier - murderer?

Show time for commercial spaceflight at hand

Walking Dead - upcoming season finale - what would you do? (spoilers from last episode)

Rolling Stone: A Gay Marine Reflects on the End of 'Don't Ask Don't Tell'

...on the cusp of spring.

The Crude Truth

More on US-Japan Effort to Build Secret Nuclear Waste Dump in Mongolia

this hits close to home. My daughter's former teacher was arrested....

John McCain's legacy will be changing the Republican party for the worse.

Joint Base Lewis Mc-Chord lieutenant colonel charged with hiring hit man to kill wife, boss

Dragged kicking and screaming...should I sign up on facebook?

Hell of a way to make the news.

Rick "Your Penis Is For Procreation ONLY" Santorum: "Fox News shills for Romney every day"

How to get through a nervous breakdown?

'Greedy Bastards' by Dylan Ratigan

Reuters: Obama approval rating up to 50%.

Judge Scraps Anti-Gay Rights Spin from Washington State Ballot Title

Turkey's Erdogan: Israel Must Stop 'Massacre' Of Palestinians In Gaza

Clean Edge's Latest Clean Energy Trends Report

(Xpost from Science) Confirmed: Fracking Caused Ohio Earthquakes

I think it might be better for us for this GOPer thing to end soon.

Breaking: ANWR, Keystone Drilling Rejected Again! (updated)

Tax Revenue Campaign Communications Director Job Description (need to hire ASAP)

W... T... F ??? - Feds Pull The National Security Card In Abramoff Case Against Ex-Delay Aide

Alan Greenspan misunderstands the nature of capitalism and human nature.

Cee Lo Sends 'The Voice's' Out Folk Singer Sarah Golden Home - Video at link

So I'm driving down the street with a Republican today

Obama's approval rating up to 50 percent: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Random and trivial Walking Dead musings.

Americans will back U.S. military action if Iran seeks nuclear arms, poll shows

Prediction: Romney wins HI and MS, Santorum wins AL.

Save the Susquehanna!

Snow mid March in Renton WA

Scott Walker says he can make more money in the private sector

Out of Touch: The GOP Doesn't 'Get it'

Syria: "Qatar, Saudi Arabia? More talking, only," he says.

Things to know about Hawaii:

After 244 Years, Encyclopaedia Britannica Stops the Presses

Encyclopedia Britannica to stop printing books

Obama's approval rating up to 50 percent: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Three Cheers and a loud Huzzah for Sandra Fluke!

Arizona now has HB2625, allows ANY EMPLOYER to deny contraception coverage

Ohio Officer Used Stun Gun on 9-Year-Old Boy (Truancy check)

Arizona now has HB2625, allows ANY EMPLOYER to deny contraception coverage

Is Ron Paul in contention in any of these races tonight? I have not heard one word

Two upsets to watch for in your NCAA brackets

Senate rejects drilling for oil in Arctic refuge

Romney’s son praises Obama: ‘He is great’

Dear DU - Decentralize!

STOCK MARKET WATCH - Wednesday, 14 March 2012

Also WTF ??? - Have You Occupied Wall Street? NYC Wants Your Twitter Data - Mashable

The way they are talking on MSNBC now makes me think Mittens will win one

Like Dolphins? My Daughter and I saw a bunch on this speedboat ride at Clearwater Beach

The Full Doonesbury Texas Rape Series.

Rep. King Joins U.S. Marshals on Early Morning Raids -

The Benefits of a Zombie Apocalypse?

Curious Fact

Greece on the breadline: the children of Athens too hungry to do PE

Exit poll exclusive for Alabama and Mississippi

Wanna see conservatives completely lose their minds...

I'm dodging mosquitoes right now...

CNN Exit Polling For AL and MS (Polls now closed)

Breaking News On Keith Olbermann "Romney said: Planned Parenthood We are going to get rid of that

If you could ask John Boehner any question(s) what would they be? Reason

anyone in Boston? A family member there is reporting toxic smoke downtown, power out

What is happening in the religious world?

“National Right to Carry Reciprocity Act of 2012” introduced in U.S. Senate by Democrats

Bernanke’s Zero Interest Rate Policy Turns Out To Have a Big Hidden Cost To U.S. Savers

The Official Spoiler Etiquette of TV

Grovelbot is screwing with my miiiiindddd!

Baylor Announces Lead Gift For New On-Campus Stadium

War on women, as told by women

Mortgage Settlement That Divided Democrats May Have Burned Eric Schneiderman's Bridges - HuffPo

Scientists Cure Cancer, But No One Takes Notice

How 'bout some GOP primary night tweets of note?

Exit Poll...

I'm hoping someone can help me with my confusing inability to see pictures or videos posted on DU.

Lest we forget....

Pretty interesting glitch here:

Wasteland 2 - Kickstarter begins

A lot of decorating tips seem to be housework disasters -

My elderly brother (81) got the anti shingles vaccine a month ago....

Is this real? If it is, these guys are beyond stupid.

Julianne Moore’s Sarah Palin Portrayal In “Game Change” -

OMG...the Republican ballots in Alabama are being handled by PRISONERS!

Chicken jerky for dogs.. BAD.

How is the circular firing squad going? MS, AL, HI

Sarah Palin is batshit crazy - she wants to debate the President

Mandatory Tuesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Cheesy

Are there no laws governing satellite companies?

Rick Santorum: ‘The dangers of carbon dioxide? Tell that to a plant’ (Funniest story ever)

Woman arrested for beating boyfriend with jar of jellyfish

Lake Democratic Party head removes Obama flag veterans termed 'desecration'

Analysis: Options for military intervention in Syria

While the men play, First Ladies take care of Olympic business

IAEA : Older nuclear plants pose safety challenge

Republican Primary Vote by County

Matt Flynn to Negotiate with Miami Dolphins, Cleveland Browns

Anyone ever managed to teach a old dog (border collie mix) how not to bark? This dog was not

PPP: Obama's numbers in PA highest since he was elected, Obama 49 Romney 42.

Pundits: We're not worthy. We don't understand cultural conservatism.

Coming up on FOX NEWS...

Starting to get some solid numbers: Mississippi @ 14%; Santorum leading

Better Living Through Permaculture -- Podcast 001 -- Leading into Permaculture

Know what I would like to see to make the GOP's head explode tonight????

When I respond to a thread the title bar will only let me type 3/4 of the way in. Then it will stop.

Goldman Sachs, rotten to the core

Looking at Gallup's daily GOP tracker, it looks like we'll see another front-runner change

Romney Still Not Breaking 30%, Santorum Leading In Both States As Of This Moment...

Rachel said exit polls in both Mississippi and Alabama show 80% and 74% of voters

We can breathe easy for a few months...

Weird things are happening. How do I reset my DU password?

Mississippi @ 44%: Santorum 33%, Gingrich 31%, Romney 31%, Paul 5%

Damn... 'Dying Cancer Patient Booted From Hospital For Medical Marijuana' - RawStory

What is the best outcome for Obama today

Teacher Morale Lowest in 20 Years

Lexington Cemetery. The Weeping Cherry trees are blooming.

License plate factory at SCI-Fayette,

Dear women of America:

Santorum is surging in the south

Teacher Morale Lowest in 20 Years

"I hear in lieu of a speech tonight the Paul campaign..."

I found Meryl Streep's moving tribute to Hillary at the Women's World Summit here:

"If there's nothing to celebrate, you leave it for your staff to clean up"

Pundits bashing Santorum now that he leads in MS and AL.

Is there ANY way to get Limbaugh bounced off of AFN?

Mississippi @68%: Santorum 33%, Gingrich 31%, Romney 30%, Paul 4%

I just don't see the Republican nominee beating Obama...

Alabama @24%: Santorum 35%, Gingrich 30%, Romney 28%, Paul 5%

Spring is here! Spring is here!

MSNBC calls Alabama for Santorum

Clegg's grip on the LibDem leadership: how secure is it?

Santorum takes Alabama per NBC

Willard, Ricky, Newtered...It really is ok to flip-flop on every issue.

SANTORUM wins Alabama

Is the Romney, "the frontrunner" about to suffer two 3rd place losses?

Verizon and AT&T Accused of Being Threats to Democracy

About Romney, seen on Facebook: "I'm so going to rally those I know to not vote for him"

Oh how sweet it is. The clown car keeps rolling along.

Officer tackles Ohio woman for not coming to a complete stop

I Wouldn't Normally Cross-Post Something From NewsBusters... But Tonight...

What's next in the attack of women

My browser is very, very wide all of a sudden. Everything is strung out. How do I get it back to

CNN's Ballot-Cam-A-Palooza: Convicts in Alabama helping the GOP with the primary election

About Locking Threads for being in the wrong Forum

Mississippi @79%: Santorum 33%, Gingrich 32%, Romney 30%, Paul 4%

The Good, The Bad and the Very Very Pseudepigraphously

Hollis town elections: dems did good.

Anyone else tired of watching the Pubes destroy each other while no closer to having a front runner?

Ex-president political party registered in Honduras, will compete in next election

Just How Sly is Mitt Romney?

Alabama @54%: Santorum 35%, Gingrich 30%, Romney 28%, Paul 5%

So, it's a Double Santorum with a side of Newt, with Mittens on the rocks?!?!

'Whitey' Bulger may have written his memoirs

Whoa... Jack...

Did Rmoney's SPAC hold back on negative ads against Santorum and Newt?

CEDAW--convention on elimination of all forms of discrimination against women

Romney fights hard and manages two third place finishes way ahead of Ron Paul

Wth is he talking about?

What does a U.S. President have to do with how Americans worship God?

Rmoney to CNN (just hours ago): "Santorum at 'desperate end' of campaign"

Peyton Manning has Broncos among top two choices on list

GOP Lawmakers Move To Block Program That Helps Small Businesses Boost U.S. Exports

Another Great Day Today at School: Students and Staff Created a Big Surprise...

Romney gets third place in both Mississippi and Alabama

Dem Hdqt at Hawkins, MI calls MS for Santorum

MSNBC calls Mississippi for Santorum

We are slow....slow.....slow tonight! and continues to be slow as molasses (if it works at all)

Afghanistan Massacre and the Lessons Unlearned from MyLai

Surprising Alligator tears at FR over Santorum wins

Santorum Takes Em BOTH !!!

Santorum wins both Alabama and Mississippi - Matt Drudge Fail

Santorum going to PUERTO RICO tonight!

Santorum wins Mississippi and Alabama primaries

Borowitz: "Newt + Microphone = We're gonna be here for awhile #GOPPrimary"

James Hansen: Why I must speak out about climate change

Listening to the GOP candidates, are they making up some outrage at the price of gas?

Ya Know... If Romney Is Really A Republican Moderate... He Could Do His Party A Big Favor By...

Up next IL (Romney up only up 4 points) then Missouri and Lousiana, not good for Romney

Is DU running slow tonight?

I give Santorum credit

CEDAW--convention on the elimination of all forms of discrimination against women

I'm pretty sure the world is about to end . . . . .

What are you reading next? I am just about to start "The Story of England" by Michael Wood.

(Xpost from V&M) TED - James Hansen: Why I must speak out about climate change

DU host =( (edit)

In Memory Of Michael Hossack - October 17, 1946 – March 12, 2012. "Evil Woman" - The Doobie Brothers

Gaza’s blood traders fighting Assad’s battle?

Had a Babylon 5 related dream last night

Is Santorum better off with Gingrich in the race?

Unlikely Animal Pair: Aging Gorilla, Bunny Are New Pals

Read this, thought I'd share.

Chuck Todd --

We got Bin Ladin, isn't it time to come home?

Nuclear Risk and Fear, from Hiroshima to Fukushima

Amnesty: Syrian Detainees Face Widespread Torture

Santorum: Voters demand 'one-on-one' with Romney

Most recent Hawaii Poll has Romney in second place, Santorum in 7th

Listening to Paul Ryan's cavalier attitude about a family trip made me think about how both he and

What states has Romney won that he could win in November?

Donald Trumps' sons are jackasses too. (warning: graphic hunting images)

Pic Of The Moment: Romney Loses Alabama, Mississippi

Santorum just held his daughter responsible for his showing in Hawaii.

24 billion barrells of oil in North Dakota?

Another day, another Poll. No Dip. 50% approve Obama. (Reuters/Ipsos)

Will Newt drop out soon?

santorum in sign language

Here we go - we knew this would be an inevitable idea....

Jon Stewart Tells Fox News To ‘Shut The F*ck Up’ About Bill Maher’s Offensive Rants

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