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Archives: March 26, 2012

Sorry to be the proverbial cat who was too curious, but I NEED to know if TOS was checked here.

Guatemala leader asks US to pay for drug seizures

TCM Schedule for Wednesday, March 28th: Star of the Month: Karl Malden

This is driving me nuts!

Insomniacs, check in!

Bill soon to allow more Indians to visit US

BWAHAHAHAHAAAAA! Santorum "used a profane word and accused the media of "distorting" his speech."

huge update for my shitty dial up - what is it and do I need it?

U.S. Plans No Charges Over Deadly Strike in Pakistan

Obama tells Iran time running out to end standoff

"Dick Cheney is a constant reminder that George W. Bush's greatest accomplishment...

Men dressed as ninjas rob medical marijuna dealer

NaPoWriMo 2012

Church decides to scare the shit out of kids...

Four crooked republicans lose their fat pensions...

Republican Double Standard: Target AARP, While NRA Gets a Pass

Do you like those "Air Delight" chocolate bars from Hershey?

In Health Care Case, Lawyers Train for 3-Day Marathon.

101-year old lady drives an 81 year-old car

$46,000 For Each Death...

Anyone watch the show "Eastbound & Down"?

Just remember it took them almost a month

Temperatures could rise by 3C by 2050, models suggest (BBC)

{Cassini} Probe to end mission in ring gap (BBC)

45-Foot Paper Airplane Flies Over Desert

Facts elusive in Texas voter ID fight

Gloat Free NBA Scores (Sunday, March 25)

the ultimate one percenter

I know the real reason Cheney got a new heart...

Senators ask feds to probe requests for passwords

Microsoft Censors Pirate Bay Links in Windows Live Messenger

Our Solar System

Need advice on selling vintage doorknobs

EU Carbon Tax: India Joins China In Boycott Of European Emissions Scheme

Gun Owners Of America Chief Defends George Zimmerman: Trayvon Martin was 'Assailiant'

What's for Dinner ~Monday March 26th

Okay, so a fellow DUER is giving me grief about my vote on this alert/jury

Stephen Henderson: Why isn't there more outrage when innocent kids die in Detroit?

For a laugh: Ninja Cats - Les Chats Ninjas

Victims of U.S. “Drug War” Mount as Media Yawns

Victims of U.S. “Drug War” Mount as Media Yawns

Looking for recipe: cornish game-hen in may wine.

Venezuela to pay nationalized US firms USD 420 mn

Venezuela to pay nationalized US firms USD 420 mn

Frank Rich: GOP’s woman problem is that it has a serious problem with women.

Favorite movie actor who has never recieved his due....

Brazil slavery unearthed

Brazil slavery unearthed

The Power of Prosecutors: Hiding evidence that would have exonerated a man who was convicted.

Brazil slavery unearthed

Egypt's 'Comedy Revolution' proves a hit

Why do people leave their garage doors open all day long?

Suspected Rogue Afghan Soldier Kills 2 NATO Soldiers

Caught On Tape: Top Fundraiser Explains Exactly How To Buy Access To The UK Prime Minister

Spain’s Ruling Party Disappointed in Regional Ballot

What if the health reform mandate dies?

Prosperity, not money

Out-of-state donations fuel McCaskill bid

Do you work because you want to... or because you have to??

As the Supreme Court hears the arguments on the Obama healthcare plan...

A desalination revolution that saves water and energy (could be major breakthrough)

Book tells Muslim men how to beat and control their wives

Mr. Santorum at a firing range while woman shouts, "Pretend it's Obama!"

Sanford PD police report on Martin shooting

Weird experience I had on the CNN comment threads this weekend

Court Opens Health-Care Debate With Law That Might Derail Case

Dick Cheney’s heart transplant rekindles age debate

This book changed me from being a "conservative" to a "liberal"....

Channel Tunnel Seen Winning Mail Bonanza

Zimmerman’s lawyer: ‘Stand your ground’ doesn’t apply in Trayvon Martin case

“Thanks for your service, Kiddo.”

Gingrich / Bachmann 2012? Mlle. Batshit "Defends Newt Gingrich's Trayvon Martin Comments"

Danziger toon- Death Money

Trayvon Martin Killing Lead Prosecutor Says George Zimmerman Could Walk

Show Me Your Skittles

Did anyone just see the Today Show?

How The Right Wing "ALEC" Teamed Up With The NRA To Get Copycat, "Stand Your Ground" Laws In 21

Chris Hedges: The Polite Conference Rooms Where Liberties Are Saved and Lost

Britain’s Tea Party Budget

Kittens in mittens on the moon, sniffing green cheese.

Culture Warriors vs. Sex for Pleasure: Why the Right Wing is Wrong When it Comes to Sex

English Defence League tries to rally European far right (in Denmark on March 31)

Marshall Brain: We are about to see a seismic shift in the American workforce

"I wonder how he (Cheney) eats while wearing Darth Vader's helmet?"

Bert Sugar Dead: Iconic Boxing Writer And Sports Historian Dies Of Cardiac Arrest

WTF: Mefloquine . . . . really?

I am *really* tempted to post this in the Help & Meta forum

A good pay phone is hard to find

What does "selective suspension" of any freedom mean to you?

The Ascendance of Elizabeth Warren

Out-of-state donations fuel McCaskill bid

Happy birfday, Jet!

As the SCOTUS reviews the "Affordable" Care Act

Strong majority backs Jerry Brown's tax-hike initiative (California)

The lead prosecutor in the Trayvon Martin case is a republican

Denmark aims to get 50% of all electricity from wind power

"Join the Party!" (Mrs. Betty Bowers)

Joe Madison just announced he's putting together National hoodie day april 10th

If you like to smile and cry in amazement, watch this clip.

Weird Morning Shmos music choice;


Cuomo Threatening to Privatize NY Infrastructure Investment

Mike Lupica: Pistol was the trigger: Trayvon Martin is just another notch for the gun lobby

“I know there are those who deride our vision, who say that ours is an impossible goal"

Church leaders speak out against Amendment One

It's Okay to vote against your own self interest.

Obama’s health law is proving successful

Florida Statute § 776.013

Romney Chalks Up Detail-Free Policies To Political Considerations (TPM)

Everybody Loves Rachel Maddow

How is Medicare or Social Security different from Affordable Care Act?

TDPS: Want an Abortion? Watch a Video of an Abortion, Says Bill

John Doe investigation documents name sheriff’s comm. director

Why wasn't cop wannabe Zimmerman a cop?

Nice message from Martin Sheen in the morning mail....

Dean Baker: Krugman Nails It! Problem Is Crony Capitalism, Not Free Market Fundamentalism

Bernanke: Job gains present economic 'puzzle'

Israel ends contact with UN Human Rights Council

In Afghan killings, victim No. 17 remains unknown

Man! Talk about being shot down.

Houston Dynamo Soccer player Colin Clark under fire for using a slur against a ball boy

(TX) Victoria Hospital Won't Hire Very Obese Workers

Drumbeat from this weekend and today...

I know that they're not around… But, I must say that I'm a bit confused

I love the movie "Marie Antoinette"

The Drumbeat from this weekend and today...

Trump Trashes Paul Ryan’s Budget: ‘Suicidal,’ ‘Big Mistake,’ ‘Dangerous Plan For Mitt Romney’

OMFG, Guys, Rick Said a Naughty Word

Wall Street's Huge Bet on Romney (92% of securities and investment industry donations

Biff stands his ground - by Tom Tomorrow

Toon-Good Ol' American Journalism

Richard Hanna, GOP Congressman, Tells Women To Give Their Money To Democrats

$1 Trillion plus for new fighter jets?

AFL-CIO to call on a Republican member of NLRB to step down (linked to Romney adviser)

Are The Line Savers At The Supreme Court Bldg Being Paid With Taxpayers Money?......

Champion Shaw Bears come home to welcoming rally

Mitt: one notable exception: voters making more than $200,000 per year.

Cash for Cameron: Eat, drink and be lobbied

$antorum (All Over Town) - Music Video

Is DOJ Still Upholding Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell?

E.J. Dionne Jr. - The right’s Etch a Sketch imperative

Wisconsin: We should be so proud of our Republican legislators, and their concern for women.

Toon - The Shooters

Legal experts: Court won't strike down 'Obamacare'

Santorum Blows A Gasket

The Price of Pleasure - Noam Chomsky on Pornography

Adam Savage at The Reason Rally

Breeders (To the lgbt community only)

Microsoft Raids Tackle Internet Crime

Court Opens Health-Care Debate With Law That Might Derail Case

I've got a question about printing calculators

"I Don't Trust This SCOTUS"

Weight loss and bariatric surgery:some questions

United Airlines... Punks!

Need help please increasing font size on main Lounge page on iPad. Problem solved. Thanks Quiet_Dem

Wanna see my etchings?

today in women's herstory

Luckovich toon: How do we stop the Republican war drums?

quotes of the day

So this whole Dick Cheney has a Heart thing is throwing me off...

My lounge page is huge....

Primary Toys - a cartoon

Japan to Ease Regulations on Solar, Wind Power

Church leaders speak out against Amendment One (N. Carolina anti-gay marriage lesgislation)

Park Romney: Why he turned against the Mormon church (BBC)

how do you create a junk email account?

I will be @ ground zero in Lexington for the rest of the Tourney.

'Rock the Vote' video for 2012

Kenya oil discovery after Tullow Oil drilling (BBC)

Where did this 'bit of wisdom' come from?

Wisconsin: It's really not hard to tell when Scott Walker lies.

Vast Tracts in Paraguay Forest Being Replaced by Ranches

Books - Seeing and Believing - Experiences with evangelical congregations

Jack Kennedy Moments Before Making Lee Harvey Oswald Feel Threatened

Obama says he needs space.

Spring Training

Supreme court refuses tobacco firm appeal in smoker case

david sedaris -- Dentists Without Borders

Remington Arms Company threatens to pull plant out of New York in response to Bloomy-backed gun bill

if you think Cheney's wealth, influence, and connections had nothing to do with

Angus King (running for ME. senate seat) picks Democratic & Republican campaign aides

Wow, even Apple doesn't have an App that does that for you.......

GOP: Killing Vulnerable Americans With Kindness - Literally

The Reality Check We Can't Wait To See In November

An Open Letter to Geraldo Rivera: You did a disservice to all youth

Incredible: Single Payer way more popular than ObamaRomneyCare.

Supreme court hears historic healthcare law

Here's a site with some really remarkable satirical propaganda art for the GOP Primary Candidates:

What is your cats' favorite cat litter?

Ontario's top court strikes down ban on brothels

The OccupyUSA Blog for Monday (March 26), With Frequent Updates

If SCOTUS reverses Obamacare law we would have to go back to "pre-existing conditions"

man, does this feel like 1996 or what?

Census: Maine most rural state in 2010 as urban centers grow nationwide

Another creepy ad from Herm Cain

Ontario’s top court legalizes brothels in bid to protect prostitutes

The Republican War on Astronauts (and Women)


I Don't Trust This SCOTUS

1st 5K this past weekend?

Just the Facts. Yes, All of Them.

Church Stages "Mock Kidnapping" of Youth Group

No need to worry; Michele Bachmann Will Sit In SCOTUS Chamber For Health Care Arguments

Obama’s health law is proving successful - By Juan Williams

Justices questioning briskly in health care case

Political Divas

Hungarian rows canoe across Atlantic Ocean


People trying to “save” you are intrusive, bullying, arrogant, and obnoxious.

Mangled Horses, Maimed Jockeys: Death and Disarray at America's Racetracks

"The Shooters" Identified

Sanford, FLA (Unafiliated) Neighborhood Watch News & Notes

Occupy the American Psychiatric Association (DSM-5 protests)

Media Matters: Not Just "Kill At Will": ALEC Helps The NRA Push Guns On Campus

Economists see higher taxes as way to cut deficit

Conspiracy theories and Chenney.

"The Making of a ‘99% Spring’" ---- (Article mentions "Move, Labor Unions and OWS)

Doctors Rally Outside Supreme Court To Support Health Care Law

Mass. Health Care 5-Year Lobbying Topped $51M

TPM: National Poll: Obama Up Ten On Romney

Anti-Health Care Reform Protesters... (photos) - updated

Study Finds Female Condoms Are Cost-Effective For HIV Prevention

Michele Bachmann backs up Gingrich's disgusting Trayvon statement

What the Brotherhood did in Syria?

Many absolutely stunning and original bookcases and bookshlves:

A modest proposal: Shoot and kill someone, get a drug test

Pic Of The Moment: Romney Gets Foreign Policy Briefing

Here's a cool site that tracks premieres..

On Dick Cheney getting a heart transplant

Police: Zimmerman says Trayvon decked him with one blow then began hammering his head

A thought on the "witness" who said that Trayvon Martin attacked Zimmerman or instigated

Question on Republican Primary process

The C*******ls believers better not see this...

Police: Zimmerman says Trayvon decked him with one blow then began hammering his head(!!!)

rick santroum "Our 12-year-old will out reason Bill Maher" (Video)

When a Parking Lot Is So Much More

Here's why reliable contraception is a must..

Spelling bee champ out-spells Fox News reporter

Even if Zimmerman is chaged convicting him would be 'more difficult' according to prosecutor

Sanford, Florida (unaffiliated) Neighborhood Watch News and Notes

Former 'Survivor' contestant running for Indiana Governor (Libertarian)

New McDonald's CEO to get 26% raise

Hitler plugs shampoo in Turkey

Jungleland - The Lower Ninth Ward in New Orleans Gives New Meaning to ‘Urban Growth’

TYT: Trillion-Dollar Jet Wasting Your Tax $

500,000 more in Michigan to be eligible for Medicaid coverage

Cosmic Justice? - Climate Change May Eventually Bring Vampire Bats North to Texas

There's always one in the Sangha

ALEC Facebook Nixed My Post

Thom Hartmann: If you cause an oil spill in Brazil - you're a criminal

The NYT/CBS poll on the health care law offers interesting clues

Research monkey importer facing cruelty charges

Post-Traumatic Stress’s Surprisingly Positive Flip Sid

Israeli spies ‘step up missions into Iran seeking proof of nuclear plans’

How Much Was That Treatment?

California Medical Marijuana Numbers: Amount Of Patients With Pot Prescriptions Is Difficult To Gaug

Hilarity! FR response to Santorum dissing their hero Zimmerman. Under the bus you go, Sancto!

Blackwater’s Afghan HQ Is Really Called ‘Camp Integrity’

For first time since WWII, a Jew to reign over major German city

New Version of Stuxnet-Related Cyber Weapon Discovered

John Nichols: How ALEC Is Creating Florida-Style Messes In Other States

The Fascinating Buddhist Approach to Low Self-Esteem

Family Statement about Trayvon, marijuana, and his suspension:

GOP files suit to prevent Democratic candidate from claiming to be an astronaut.

Sunshine, on my shoulders..

Chris Hedges: The Polite Conference Rooms Where Liberties Are Saved and Lost

An interesting LTE in our local paper today.

German Gay Magazine VANGARDIST for the iPad:

Fifteen years ago I might have shared Obama's "vision of a world without nukes".

Stone-cold O.G. Rick "Ice Froth" Santorum defends "bullshit" remark: "We're mixing it up."

Trayvon Martin Shooter Told Cops Teenager Went For His Gun

GA Restaurant Apologizes For Chris Brown/Rihanna Black & Bleu Burger Special

Anyone using Fitbit?

Venice sinking five times faster than thought?

Kansas' Robinson unanimous All-American

I, for one, am glad they have labeled the PP&ACA as Obamacare.

Six Congressional Democrats who are members of ALEC

So now we're supposed to believe that Trayvon Martin was a drug using gangbanger

Miami Marlins' Monstrosity >>

Hot mike moment: Obama overheard telling Medvedev he needs 'space' on missile defense

Even Kittehs are anxious about the fate of Health Care

"At this point, I would take 50 years of Obama if it meant no Santorum...what a freakin tool."

President Obama's Gallup approval rating amongst liberal Democrats for March 19th-25th is 83%.

Calling Michele Bachmann and Rick Perry!!!

ALEC Statement on Trayvon's Murder

Woman breaks nose on Apple store, sues for $1M

Dem senators push for social-media privacy

Israel cuts ties with UN human rights body

New Evidence Reveals George Zimmerman was the one Shot and Killed...

I taught Trayvon.....

RW logic: Kids should NOT be taught by parents and law enforcement to scream, punch, kick at adult

Romney never lifted a finger on nukes, but bashes President overseas on nuclear summit

Rick Santorum says cursing at reporter shows he's 'real Republican' (LATimes)

Obama says to suspend trade benefits for Argentina

Rodent Ranching, I duz it..

Zimmerman's pal Joe Oliver on Good Morning America: "In many ways George has lost his life too"

DU Album of the Day: "There Goes Rhymin' Simon" Paul Simon

Your body, Your decisions -This means you, moms!

Third NATO service member killed in alleged "green on blue" attack

Burdens and Hoodies

Tejano Monument dedication set for Thursday

And then there was one ( 53/54s of Japan's nuclear capacity offline)

Trayvon Martin: What RFK Said

STOP ASSAILING GERALDO! Rivera: "It hurts to be assailed-but anger doesn't change reality..."

Planet Venus Visible in Daytime Sky Today: How to See It (

Afghan Massacre: The Coming Sanity Board

MFM broke DU!

An Unfortunate T-Shirt Hits Florida Streets In Wake Of Trayvon Martin Killing

Designer clothes for black males

What Atheists Fail to Understand (NSFW!)

My son goes to NASCAR races, and really roughs it

It’s Not About the Law, Stupid

Is there no minimum-post requirement to be on a jury? Shouldn't there be?

Right wing websites with anonymous sources slander Trayvon Martin

NASA ATREX Launch - will try again tonight!

Syrian Activists Say U.S. Journalist Is No Spy (Nir Rosen)

What can you tell me about Governor Susana Martinez of New Mexico?

A123 replacing battery that failed Fisker Karma during testing

The GOP fear mongering and scapegoating has done more to damage this

CrossTalk: Kony 2012 Propaganda

Rush Pigboy Limpballs just said that people who are boycotting

I'm tired of being human.

Now this is what I call a man with confidence

Not understanding the rules, LynneSin was disqualified from her first wet T-shirt contest.

Pakistan lawmakers to debate end to U.S. drone strikes

Where do you keep the bread?

Club for Growth Makes "Substantial" anti-Lugar Ad Buy In Indiana GOP Senate Primary

Obama "gaffes," idiots point fingers, business as usual.

Protests Against Indefinite-Detention Law Roll in from Across Nation

So what's your prediction about the SCOTUS vote on Obamacare?

Trayvon parents: Son disrespected even in death

Can the Reason Rally resonate in this most religious of democracies?

Debating assassinations on “Real Time”

Racist 'Hunger Games' Fans disappointed that Black Characters are casted with Black Actors

Saving yourself for marriage makes contraception unnecessary says lit at GOP conference

Obama takes Bush’s secrecy games one step further

Another bizarre "Sick of Stimulus" ad from Herman Cain's CainConnections...

I'm detecting that the media is beginning to change the Trayvon Martin case narrative

'North Korea sat launch perfect for US nuke fear factory'

Is there a proper word to use for non-LGBT folks that is universally not offensive?

My son, the straight boy

Diet Tonic Water Sucks and should be considered a sin in The Guide to Bartenders.

Radiation fears haunt Japanese food shoppers

Witness: Zimmerman 'never ... tried to help' Trayvon Martin

Health professionals and patients join healthcare law supporters at the Supreme Court - pics

FTC Proposes Online Privacy Framework

What's the Capacity factor of Japans nuclear power plants?

The Goldman Sachs Muppets song: Client or Muppet? - Felix TV

George Zimmerman was NOT a uniformed law enforcement officer

"Dear Conservatives, taste the f*cking rainbow"

Reason Rally best costume

If SCOTUS overturns HCR--Obama is in good company with FDR

"Pro-Life Wisconsin" opposes all forms of birth control

President Obama meets with other world leaders in South Korea - pics

Regarding the use of certain words.

Request: I have a blog called

Do YOU support the concept of the "Neighborhood Watch"?

How the hell can this new "witness" claim that he saw

Holy shit. Jurors prove the point while they hide it.

Save America from both the Kochs and Cato

Murdoch firm used hacker site to target pay-TV rival

Ricky is open to being Mitten's running mate

Are pharmacists lying to teenagers [seeking the morning-after pill]?

Wanna Go to Netroots Nation?

Trump's Sons Under Investigation for African Hunting Trip

Several lawyers on MSNBC today

In the end, the challenge to “Obamacare” is not conservative at all; it’s radically libertarian

Really? - A Majority Of Americans Disagree With The Affordable Care Act?......

News reports from Orlando are saying that someone on one of the committees

When conservatives start trumpeting the "Most Americans want the ACA overturned" polls...

Thom Hartmann: Conversations w/Great Minds - David Rothkopf - Power, Inc P1

Obama administration to J Street: Peace is 'long-term interest' of Israel, Palestinians and world

Thom Hartmann: Conversations w/Great Minds - David Rothkopf - Power, Inc P2

Fake Jerry Jones: "We are moving from a team that is Romo friendly to a team that is...

Heads up! Timothy Olyfans...

NHK: Just 60cm of water in Fukushima reactor

Law constrains power - that's why the U.S. wants it ...

Microsoft censoring Windows Live Messenger chats for copyright infringement

Santorum swears at reporter

We're so Exceptional - Michael Ignatieff: New York Review of Books

"The Couple"=one of the best WWII movies I've seen in a while

Jimmy Carter Leaves Church Over Treatment of Women

I wonder what side folks here were on 22 years ago

Revenues as % of GDP

Court upholds limits on religious messages in schools

Breaking news: Dominique Strauss-Kahn charged over alleged links to prostitution ring in France

Greece Hospitals and Universities bank accounts confiscated by Greece Government

Romney: Yes, I’ll eliminate whole departments, but I won’t tell you which ones

SB 88 What ALEC did to New Hampshire (Stand Your Ground)

SB 88 What ALEC did to New Hampshire (Stand Your Ground)

Could Zimmerman be nailed with the felony murder rule?

Has Clarence Thomas Recused himself from the

Here and now. Once and for all. The best soup and sammie combo?

This tea bagger on the Chris Mathews show is funny

Are you seeing more than the ususal amount of people wearing hoodies?

Is Jury service working?

I would like to apologize.

Today before school, my twelve year old...

Will the Supremes fuck up another election

Mitt Romney: Russia ‘Number One Geopolitical Foe’ Of U.S.

Papantonio: Tea Party Rushes To Defend Trayvon Martin Killer

when is Merc RX over????

Have you mean lgbts been abusing the dominant society?

I'm not sure I've seen a dumber person than Jenny-Beth just on Tweety's show

Strauss-Kahn charged over prostitution ring

This idea that the Administration botched the Health Care issue because of the way

Need some help with WinXP dvd codecs/decoder.

The Goldman Sachs-y group behind the London Olympics is making torchbearers buy their own torches

What the fuck is up with Mark Halperin

2 former Walker spokespersons' records subpoenaed, court file says

Gloria Steinem for Obama 2012

The media is twisting the story so now Trayvon Martin had burglar tools..

Rev. Jesse Jackson Denounces New Black Panther Bounty On George Zimmerman

Help Create a Punchline for this Joke..

An idea, feel free to shoot it down

Donald Sadoway: The missing link to renewable energy

Zimmerman's friend is on Hardball

possible link between narcolepsy and swine flu vaccine Pandemrix

"Stand Your Ground" is nothing more than Legalized Lynching.

DU is going bonkers for me. I can hardly do any thing then I get this.

Americans Still Favor Nuclear Power a Year After Fukushima (Gallup)

"TV's Frank" Conniff: "After Breitbart's death, Cheney had to survive...

‘Act Like a Thug, Die Like One’ -New Orleans Police Officer

Random Questions about the Republican Assault on PPACA:

US World Bank nominee under fire over book

Coon or goon as an endearment? Seriously? WTF!

Did John Roberts Throw A Wrench In Major Argument Against ‘Obamacare’?

10 Things to Thank Feminists for (and 10 Things We Still Need to Work on)

Trayvon's mom and dad are on Al Sharpton now n/t


“Dr Kim would be the first World Bank president ever who seems to be anti-growth..”

Local government, London Mayoral & London Assembly elections 3rd May

Opposition to Obamacare has little legal grounds to stand on, only political & that doesn't count

Dominique Strauss-Kahn faces vice ring charges (BBC)

Herman Cain still finds animal cruelty to be amusing (warning: fake video cruelty)

Catholic Bishops Lose a Big Battle Over Contraception

Roberts Tips His Hand? Chief Justice’s Unexpected ‘Obamacare’ Reasoning

In Trayvon Martin’s death, consider race and privilege

In Trayvon Martin’s death, consider race and privilege

It's not just Fukushima: mass disaster evacuations challenge planners

Say it's all true...

MRN: Rick Santorum Calls Mitt Romney Out

84 degrees in Houston. I'd say summer's started.

Federal Judge orders Connecticut hotel to rehire staff that supported union

Something Very Special on 'The Big Bang Theory' this week...

U.S. Customs Will Recognize Same-Sex Families At Borders

Arizona Governor signs pro-gun hunting bill

A Corrupt Police Force may be just the thing the 1% wants and needs...

Sen. Orie guilty on 14/24 counts

Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka On Ethical Violations by NLRB Member Terence Flynn


Reminder: Florida self defense law does not extend to the aggressor in an incident.

Customs rule change would expand definition of family to include partners in long-term relationships

Kelly O'Donnell (MSNBC) reported there were more people demonstrating FOR the ACA than against it!

Zimmerman: Trayvon tried to take my gun...

Remember Yoshihiro Hattori? 16yo Japanese boy murdered in Louisiana

It's called Diplomacy

Support in U.S. for Afghan War Drops Sharply, Poll Finds

THIS is what the 1% does NOT want to see this Spring & Summer.

The K Chronicles comic on "The Tale of two Viral Emails" made me cry

Michelle Obama & school children at the 4th annual White House Kitchen Garden spring planting - pics

Kohler pulls Limbaugh ads

Pedophile Catholic Priest Pleads Guilty: Diocese Knew About Me And Did Nothing

When presidents meet a 'hot mic'

Limbaugh Apologises to Sandra Fluke..

Occupy: Facing Off With the Stormtroopers of Wall Street & the 1% - FDL

AG Candidate Murphy Promises to Put Environmental Criminals in Jail vs3,300 crimes and no one jailed

Next up at U.S. Supreme Court: Number of angels on pinhead.

So Trayvon Martin smoked pot?! So what...

Former U.S. Rep. Jefferson loses appeal on bribery convictions

Does anyone have a link to watch Current TV online?

Anyone have any good ideas for watercress?

Limbaugh Advertiser: Coordinated Effort To Ruin My Company Is ‘Internal American Terrorism'

LOOK at this HealthCare Bill poll (screenshot):

TYT: Why Are Americans Ignoring Finland's Revolutionary Education System?

Tunisia's Islamist Ennahda edges away from Sharia

Been having some fun with this DIY demotivational poster site.

Why organ donation is an absolute good...

Help Jump-Start Boehner-Stalled Bipartisan Highway Bill

Indian tribe worries pipeline will disturb graves

NRA and GOP Utopia: Dismantle Government and Take Law into Your Hands thru 'Stand Your Ground Laws'

Lawyers Opposing Obamacare Cite Kids-With-Pre-Existing-Conditions-Can-Go-Fuck-Themselves Clause

I just read this story. Imagine if this were your father. How would you, as a kid, feel?

Coalition Deliveries Pie to Legislators With List of Ways to Make It Bigger by Closing Loopholes

Landmark sexual-abuse trial: Monsignor called 'keeper of secrets

Oh my-Murdoch's News Corp employed computer hacking to undermine the chief TV rival In Britain

What Everyone Needs To Know About The Smear Campaign Against Trayvon Martin (1995-2012)

Court dismisses Kerrey (D-NE) residency challenge

The Mandate Memo: How Obama Changed His Mind - Ryan Lizza/TheNewYorker

There are just no words for this

Suggestion for the UI for the Rec feature

If this doesn’t describe out of touch with Americans I don’t know what does.

Zimmerman and EMS.

Ok let's try to make this into something productive....

S.F. slayings suspect avoided deportation in 2006

How does YOUR resume stack up against these?

Ex-money processor for big 3 poker companies pleads guilty in NY online poker prosecution case

Does DU need a legal support forum for bloggers?

Think the CONservatives are worried about their aging demos? New free magazine "Conservative Teen."

Trayvon Martin Smear on KHOW radio

Birth Control Access Boosts Women's Wages, Study Finds

Behind the Curtain of Charter Schools (lecture by Michelle Fine at CUNY)

Need Slogan Help concerning the recent attack on Womens Rights, thanks!

Your moment of zen - cats

YouTube temporarily shuts down rabbit-shooting Herman Cain ad - video

If Zimmerman walks, would blacks in FL be justified in considering themselves threatened by his mere

Summerfest this year is going to RAWK!!!

Record number of "friend of the court" briefs filed with SC in ACA case. Here's the list:

Adam Savage's Speech at the Reason Rally in DC.

The smear campaign against Trayvon Martin - ThinkProgress has a good synopsis

Summertime - Janis Joplin & Jimi hendrix.

I lost my father very suddenly today.

U.S. Supreme Court: Federal judges to rule on ‘Jerusalem, Israel’ passport case

The New Jim Crow: How the War on Drugs Gave Birth to a Permanent American Undercaste

"Pink slime" ire prompts key producer to close plants

George Zimmerman's Lawyer Prepares His Twinkie Defense Strategy "The Monty Python Defense"

But but but...this Law is PARADOXICAL...

What we need is a trial of Zimmerman

Watch the flashing green dot.

This has to be asked: what does the Zimmerman family have on Joe Oliver

As pressure builds, Santorum shows a dark side

A miniature cymbidium I got at the Santa Barbara International Orchid Show

Montrose tribute will include original Montrose AND Gamma lineups, Satriani, and more...

Trayvon Martin’s Mother: “They’ve killed my son, and now they’re trying to kill his reputation.”

Minor buggy thing in thread lists...

Barry White is on my stereo...

Zimmerman, you POS, you cannot harass, question and try to detain someone, who was not...

This Trayvon Martin case reminds me of...

Does anyone notice that now that Joe Oliver is trotting through the TV waves,

Oh Crap... THIS Is Joe Oliver...

Santorum: 'Of course' I'd consider being Romney's running mate

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Tuesday, 27 March 2012


TYT: Religious Leaders Rip GOP Budget - 'Immoral Disaster', 'Robs The Poor'

Pew poll on health care law, March 7 -11

What one food drives your pet nuts? You would think with a cat, bacon or cheese would be

Toon- New Heart

Bill ending oil company tax cuts clears Senate hurdle

Toon- Life and Death Panel

My Cousin has opened a VERY Unique Musical Instrument company

Putting an End to Unaffordable Nosebleeds

Extreme Water! Edges of Mercury's Poles May Harbor Water Ice

My cousin has opened a unique music store

'Giant Impact Theory' of Moon's Origin Modified

Obama and his 'Etch A Sketch'

Wow! The Moon is VERY close to Venus.

Boehner, Reid talks may end U.S. transport bill standoff


Toons: Individual Freedom Mandate, Any Idiot Can Own A Gun, Real Hunger Games and More. - 3/26/12

What if Republicans have their way on abortion? (Photo)

How to control a nation

Mystery Cloud Appears On Mars

Dept. of Education uses shady debt collectors to hunt down student borrowers

Tom Corbett, Space Cadet!

What is so mysterious about human consciousness?

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! LIVE from Washington! & a new kitty gif

Why are you so mad about what happened at Sanford?

'Pink slime' beef production put on hold (BBC)

Everybody relax, Sugar and Corn Syrup do not lead to Obesity,

So To Sum Up... The "Friends" Of George Zimmerman Are, A Wife-Beater, A Disgraced Anchor Man...

I almost VOMITED....

PNHP statement on the Supreme Court deliberation of the Affordable Care Act

LEGENDARY Taylor-era "Ladies & Gentlemen, The Rolling Stones" film on VH-1 Classic tonight

Even among patient, stoical & uncomplaining Arizonans, Kali is LEGENDARY!!!

Even among patient, stoical & uncomplaining Arizonans, Kali is LEGENDARY!!!

This "Mercury retrograde' (for a PISCES) shit is really a bummer!1

President Obama Asks Medvedev for 'Space' on Missile Defense - 'After My Election I Have More

The smear of Trayvon Martin is backfiring

California’s Made-in-China Bay Bridge Symbol of Failure

Gingrich Begins Charging $50 for Photos at Events

Favorite Beastie Boys album?

It's all fun-and-games 'til ONE of these three puts an eye out.

Are we there yet? Are we there yet? Are we there yet? Are we there yet? Are we there yet?

EVERYBODY knows, that in Dickens' "A Christmas Carol, Scrooge was frightened by Marley's ghost.

Zimmerman lawyer: bin Laden personally selected Trayvon Martin to fly fifth aircraft on 9/11

How did Li'l MFM valiantly snatch victory from the jaws of defeat night after night?

MFM has NEVER been what you'd call "well-schooled" in the finer points of social graces.

Support in U.S. for Afghan War Drops Sharply, Poll Finds/New York Times

*Rachel on Letterman tonight,

Good tennis match going on now - Federer and Roddick

Came close to cashing in this time.

So Gingrich is using campaign funds to...get this...

More from the NYT/CBS poll on the health care law

Dick Cheney's Doctors Worry New Heart Will Reject Him

George Zimmerman: Self-Appointed Watchman Or Racist Killer? - MiamiHerald

The first story was that Martin had something construed as dangerous in his hand.

Business Insider posts Trayvon Martin "photos" sourced from Stormfront.

I Would Think Twice About Going To The Shoot To Kill State

Texans among the U.S. reps benefitting relatives, watchdog group says

The SCOTUS won't knock down the Mandate or the rest of the bill...

A question

What's the average lifespan for a computer?

As Thousands Protest, Rush Limbaugh Defends Trayvon Martin’s Killer

Opposition to Mississippi immigration bill

You might be a socialist

I think Obama was just 'fogging' Medvedev. You know when you want to not deal with somebody

LOL!! Lawrence says a Zimmmerman defender just walked out of his studio

Careful, your thoughts are very powerful.

Welcome To A New Civil War

LMAO! Lawerence is pissed..

*Zimmerman lawyer JUST walked out of Lawrence show studio,

I had a feeling the lawyer for Zimmerman

Exactly how do they get away with a tax exempt status?!? (Photo)

Zimmerman's lawyer walks out of interview from Orlando.


Bullies suck.

Chicago: At $4.51, gas prices hit all-time high

Calling All Parents Of High School Students... Could You Ask Your Kids If "Goon" Is A Popular Term..

Court documents prove NOM's plan to divide black, gay communities

Lawrence is ripping Zimmerman's lawyer a few new assholes

State Senator Jane Orie (Allegheny Co.) found guilty of multiple counts of corruption.

Court documents prove NOM's plan to divide black, gay communities

the fiddler

a biography of the day--alexandra kollontai

the owls

Women bring all politicians into the world....

A friendly reminder

New (Australian) Laws Target Wikileaks

Trayvon's killing and Florida's tragic past

Obama makes light of open-mic flap with Medvedev - w/pics

Time to liberate Kenya!

I don't trust that police reporter (Renee) as being unbiased. (On The Last Word)

I personally wouldn't doubt it if the Sanford police didn't punch Zimmerman to make it look like he

Cell phone companies try to devise new shakedown tactics to deal with 'disloyal' customers

Israeli mercenary Yair Klein trained paramilitary 'with the approval of the Colombian authorities' .

Audio analysis of the "f***ing *oons" tape will be done by the FBI at Quantico (CNN).

WI gop women's deafening silence on don pridemore's smear of spousal abuse victims

Precious... 'Rep. Gohmert Warns Of ‘Redneck’ Mandates If Obamacare Upheld' - RawStory

Conservative teen magazine as awesome as you would think:

Wisconsin GOP women's deafening silence on Don Pridemore's smear of spousal abuse victims

Trayvon's killing (thanks to Lawrence)

Multiple suspensions paint complicated portrait of Trayvon Martin

Israeli mercenary Yair Klein trained paramilitary 'with the approval of the Colombian authorities' .

How would you all feel about a Clinton/O'Malley ticket in 2016?

'Alarming' surge in executions, says Amnesty (BBC)

I am beginning to live for me/Also is rude for me to want a Drag Queen as a Role Model.

New Orleans Police Officer on Trayvon: ‘Act Like a Thug, Die Like One’

India shows concerns to US over rejection of H1B, L1 visas

Chocolate 'may help keep people slim' (BBC)

Colombian land rights campaigner and son disappear

Colombian land rights campaigner and son disappear

longaberger baskets

BREAKING: Obama Administration To Establish Strong Carbon Pollution Limits For New Power Plants

Why the Supreme Court Should Kill ‘Obamacare’

With GOP In Power Military Will Be Irrelevant

While I Stand With Trayvon Martin's Family, I Also Stand With The Family Of Shaima Alawadi...

Islamic Feminism and the Blue Bra Revolution

Gingrich begins charging $50 for pics at events

Did Orlando Sentinal change the story?

Show me pictures of your favorite food!

WMO: Climate change accelerated in 2001-2010, Confirms 2011 as 11th warmest on record

Colombia's fugitive ex-peace commissioner refuses to return

Trayvon Martin was also suspended for graffiti, previously found with 12 pieces of women's jewlery

What are you reading tonight DU? I'm just about to start "How The Scots Invented Canada"


Myths about rape conviction rates are putting people off going to the police

Oh how precious have we become.

A Furious Lawrence O’Donnell Interrogates Empty Chair After George Zimmerman’s Lawyer Cancels

Pittsburgh LRV extended to the Northshore

So it implies that if you get followed, and you live in a place with a SYG law,

Ben Bernanke warns jobs recovery may be 'out of sync' with economic picture

In Secret Documents, Anti-Gay Marriage Group Looked To Divide Gays, Blacks

GE Unleashes Propaganda Campaign To Hide Its Tiny Tax Burden and Mass Layoffs

What bearing does Trayvon Martin's criminal history (or lack thereof) have to do with this case?

How would you describe your lifestyle? For me every day is like a quiet, lazy, Sunday afternoon.

Can the Reason Rally resonate in this most religious of democracies?

In my HS, if anyone called anyone else a goon, they would be suspended

Trayvon Martin/George Zimmerman--a charitable, tragic reading

Must-See Global Warming Video: What We Knew In 1982 (Really, it's must see - K)

Brazil investigating killings of 3 rural activists

the highs and lows of my work today

Confidential NOM Internal Doc: Goals=Fan Hostility & Create A Race War Between Black/Latino/Gay

Maddow to be on Letterman tonight (Monday)

Bidding starts for Olkiluoto 4, another Finnish Nuclear Reactor.

Just found this photo online...great sign for the "culture of resistance" that is growing everywhere

Support in U.S. for Afghan War Drops Sharply, Poll Finds

A Furious Lawrence O’Donnell Interrogates Empty Chair After George Zimmerman’s Lawyer Cancels

I had a huge presentation on thursday. I did pretty well