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Archives: March 28, 2012

Facebook Protection Amendment Voted Down In House

LCC: Saraqeb: City in a State of Disaster

Jon Stewart Mocks Lawrence O’Donnell’s Empty Chair Interview…By Interviewing A Fan

Link Builds Between Weather Extremes And Warming - Reuters

Donald Verrilli Makes the Worst Supreme Court Argument of All Time

Best picture of the year award, Occupy Wall Street, NYC

Thanks to a Nationwide Adderall Shortage, an SMU Dealer Says, Profits Are Up, Up, Up

Crazy like a Fox

If you had to pick a song that would best sum up the 21st century thusfar

The Occupy Files: DHS Investigated Anonymous and Kept Tabs on Political Hackers

Supposedly, TrayvonMartin smacked Zimmerman in the face and was bashing his head into the ground and

So, The Newt campaign is bankrupt and The Newt is selling pictures for 50 bux a pop?

Sanders: Single Payer Never Had A Chance (2010)

Group Led by Magic Johnson Wins Auction to Buy Dodgers for $2 Billion.

Sanford cops asked prosecutors to file charges in the Trayvon Martin case, but ...

A great pic that's making the rounds.

"I hope someday you'll find me, in the lap of luxury..."

States file challenge to Arizona immigration law

(San Francisco sheriff) Mirkarimi asks court to give him his job back

Ayn Rand, The Mind of a Sociopath (Photo)

How many others are working a lot more than 40 hrs a week as "salary" employees?

Stanford to play Minnesota in the NIT Final

Gloat Free NBA Scores (Tuesday, March 27)

Claims News Corp pirates attacked Foxtel

This is going to be the best week ever, Fist fight erupts between UK and UofL fans during Dialysis

Trayvon Martin 911 Calls: Can Voice Recognition Crack the Case?

lookout, lookout, the Candyman...

Saginaw woman finds moldy substance on new tampon

Suspected death squad cars found at Argentine base

Suspected death squad cars found at Argentine base

I'm watching the Frontline about Murdoch...

Magic Johnson-led group is picked as Dodgers' next owner

Anti-same-sex marriage group’s racial wedge strategy revealed

If the individual mandate is struck down, do we have to have car insurance?

Nancy Grace has the prosecutor on Headline News 10:15 PDT

There are so many things wrong with our health care system but....

Elusive long-fingered frog found after 62 years

How does Joe Oliver know that George Zimmerman has been crying nonstop, that he has

US Senate committee approves bill on Tibet

My old band... circa 1995...

ACLU: FBI kept details of Muslims’ religious practices in violation of privacy rules

Do you think Anthony Kennedy ever sits back and realizes that

I SAID that something was wrong with Oliver's characterisation of them being friends

Clear Channel boss 'delighted' to have Limbaugh

Oliver QUIT his job to shill for Zimmerman and nothing is wrong with this especially

Foreign Ministry 'regrets' US trade decision sanctioning Argentina

Joe Oliver is reminding me of Condoleeza Rice

Joe Oliver is a lying sack of shit.

Official: John Boehner Using House Payroll Funds To Support DOMA Defense

Biomet Pays to Settle Bribery Allegations

Geraldo Wearing A Hoodie

Magic Johnson now owns the Los Angeles Dodgers. Sports, yes, but BIG NEWS!

Bolivia seizes weapons from US Embassy vehicle

Credit downgrade to cost San Jose $350,000 a year

Caption This Photo

Obama open mike flap hits Hill and campaign trail

10,000 People Sign Petition to Honor Alan Turing by Putting Him on the £10 Note

Bolivia seizes weapons from US Embassy vehicle

Obamacare mandate nothing compared to Founding Father's individual mandate.

Gingrich, Strapped for Cash, Lays Off Third of Staff

U.S. seeks more money for Afghan force

Santorum loses lead at home - poll

NYC Dept. Of Education Wants 50 ‘Forbidden’ Words Banned From Standardized Tests

Help me out here. If HC mandates are un-constitutional then what about car insurance mandates?

how did I miss this?? PNAC co-founder influences Obama's foreign policy??

Pat Oliphant: The Fab Five examine health care reform

Reagan mandate that makes Obama mandate necessary

Human rights group cites violations on U.S.-Mexico border

Charlotte & Jonathan ~ (and watch Simon Cowell be an ass).

Foreclosure Deal Credits Banks for Routine Efforts

Incorrect voting cards knowingly sent out

Independent Agency Gets New Powers to Prosecute New York Police Officers

So how does Zimmerman being a Democrat change things?

Fukushima reactor shows radiation levels much higher than thought

From the top! And this time with feeling (pic)!

Magical touchdown

Hey, Rick Santorum, Why Do You Hate America?

Wow - Jet Blue pilot suffers from a mental breakdown in flight

Miami Police detective says racism "alive and well"

New Coal-Fired Power Plants

As an ally, I ask this-

I don't know if this should go here or not, if not, feel free to move...

K & R if you've ever been suspended, smoked weed, or were tardy to class.

A secret unit within Murdoch's News Corp promoted a wave of high-tech piracy.

Conjunction of Jupiter

Proposal for a Name Change to this Forum

Independent Agency Gets New Powers to Prosecute New York Police Officers

State by state Medicare for all will make Obamacare ACA decision irrelevant?

What's for Dinner ~ Wednesday March 28th

While in the neighborhood, a sincere thanks to all for

Pope to end Cuba trip with mass, Fidel Castro meeting

Here's an early morning shout out to DUer nadinbrzezinski

Elderly couple abandons their home after address is posted on Twitter as that of George Zimmerman

Pinterest Boasts President Obama As A Member

Newt of the Living Dead

IS this scary?

10 things you need not worry about, By Mark Morford

Carville: If we lose in the court, "then the Republican Party will own the healthcare system."

What, realistically, are the odds of America getting Medicare for All, let alone single payer?

was put back in the hospital yesterday. Had been doing so well

Left Coast Sports Babe on GOP tax policy

Roland Martin Confronts Rev. C.L. Bryant For Criticizing Rev. Sharpton & Rev. Jackson

Wisconsin: New "Teacher" ad promotes Kathleen Falk for Governor

Federal Reserve System (An interview with Michael Hudson )

My once a month "Why I hate the Jury system"...

Asbestos: court ruling opens way for insurance claims

I don't ever want to hear what a "reasonable" guy Joe Scarborough is again here...

Consumers. You will get no relief from the corporations

Slowpoke Toon- The Hoodie: Apparel of Peril!

Well done . . .

Another young man "ruined for life"...

'If steroids are illegal for athletes, photoshop should be illegal for models'

You watch, It'll be the CoverUp that takes down the Sanford PD...

There comes a point when you are just a money grubbing fuck.

Understanding Afghanistan to Avoid Another Vietnam

Quinnipiac: Obama Leads in Three Key Swing States, would be re-elected today

Send a note to Spike Lee

Farming needs 'climate-smart' revolution, says report

A Childhood Exorcised

This morning on Bill Press (so far)..In studio Dahlia Lithwick, Eliot Spitzer and presently

The "NEW RELIGION"...."I'll pray for you."

I wonder what would happen if millions of people

One reason racism is alive and well is that it's a political and corporate agenda to keep it so

What do we want????

Scalia Is A Heartless Ghoul - Deny Service For Those With No Insurance.

Passengers recount scare after US pilot outburst (AP)

Health Care Mandate Threatens Progressive Legacy

Very high radiation, little water in Japan reactor

U.S. seeks more money for Afghan force

Smearing Trayvon Martin: The Salem Witch Trials, Mass Hysteria, and the Specter of Black Thuggery

GOP Health Care PLan In A Nutshell

From Joseph Goebbels' diaries from 70 years ago (March 27, 1942)

What do we do if the ACA is thrown out? What do we do if it ISN'T?

Gas prices and irrational "lashing out"

The Strange Conservative Brain: 3 Reasons Republicans Refuse to Accept Reality About Global Warming

time to shut the flip flopping right up

BRICS to Use Their Own Currencies in Transactions

Cuba to Host Int'l Seminar on Pigs

How Hedge Fund Vampires Use Insider Info to Extract Their Dishonest Fortunes

The (Only) Five Basic Fears We All Live By

FYI: The iPads that were stolen from the Romney campaign can be remotely tracked. (Find My iPad).

War surplus sought for U.S. security

Truth and rumors about the Martin stories.

David Frum: Supreme Court Won't Save GOP on Health Care

m$nbc: Zimmerman accused of domestic violence, fighting with a police officer

Syria authorities target children, says UN rights chief

Rachel Maddow on Howard Stern NOW (wed. morning)

Toon- What your Government can do...

Occupy Spring

The Economic Question at the Core of the Individual Mandate

This Is Not A Joke

State jobs panel not doing its job, auditor says {california}

Fuel tanker drivers' strike has no justification, says David Cameron

ABC/WaPo Poll: Obama Favorability Up, Romney Hits A New Low

Fun Chicago bike racks

Go Home—Parody of Game On Song for Rick Santorum

Almost 2 out of 10 men in their prime are not working

Will these Justices consider the human tragedies

Murdoch - News piracy allegations should be investigated by police: Conroy

Downton Arby's

"It Worked"

My preemptive strike against today's group of lurkers/trolls/disrupters/etc.

If Zimmerman has never been charged how come his picture is in an orange prison jumpsuit?

The wrong constitutional question...

TDPS: Newt charging $50 for much would he pay if he's nude?

The Rejection of Austerity Begins

Romney's negatives hit new high, poll finds

Walker to sign bills in Marshfield

San Onofre nuclear power plant prohibited from restarting


Obamacare Supreme Court Case is a Bad Joke

"Virginia governor’s chef didn’t get criminal background check when hired"

US acted to conceal evidence of intelligence failure before 9/11

re: most of the coverage I've heard about the SCOTUS decision on healthcare...

On Jay Leno: Romney offers nothing for uninsured

Culture Kitchen

Lawrence O'Donnell & Co. Skewered Joe Oliver Over His-ALLEGED-Friendship With George Zimmerman

Oliphant toon: The Same Birds

"The Future Of Obamacare"

Fears grow over explosion and eco damage of leaking North Sea gas rig

Prostate Cancer Therapy Too Good to Be True Explodes Health Cost

Celebrating All We Share Three Times a Day: 5 ways that food is a commons

You sir, are an idiot.-Romney has no idea how insurance works in America

Magic Johnson Bought The Dodgers Tonight (sort of)

WaPo's 5th Annual PEEP SHOW! Don't miss this.

6 of 14 employees fired wearing orange shirts hire lawyer

Hieroglyphics turn prisoner away from a life of crime

Pic Of The Moment: Romney Receives Unexpected Gift From Gingrich Campaign

Question--Did a Black Panther group threaten the wrong Zimmermans

"As part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Medicaid regulations change."

Big Ed calls Santorum's latest ad a "DUzy".


PBS last night - Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire - Anyone else watch this?

Charting H-1B users, as attention shifts to L-1

Drumbeat: March 28, 2012

Lewisville teacher donates kidney to student's father

Drumbeat: March 28, 2012

Chavez criticizes US take on crime in Venezuela

Man who shot burglar in Chicago has support

Any Women's Final Four Predictions?

Court Considers Health Law Fate If Coverage Rule Voided

Watching Hens Eat

Truly baffling Times/CBS poll result

Brown Faces in White Places doing science (and wearing hoodies)

Why the Supremes will rules 5-4 against ACA

The tale of the moldy tampon - Ladies, please and share with wives, gf's, etc...

Russian TV loves Romney. Sends Mitt a kiss, in english.

Imagine an Organization and Build It

Correct me if Im Wrong.....No really, correct me...

GOP Health Plans Would Be A National Security Risk

Is Al Franken still alive?

K&R if you intend to keep fighting for single payer regardless what the SCOTUS rules.

Romney Justifies Denying Health Care To People With Preexisting Conditions...(calls it a "game")

House Dems question funding for GOP’s defense of DOMA

Reminder: No One Disputes the Legality of Single Payer

Colombian ex-president calls 'war on drugs' a failure

Colombian ex-president calls 'war on drugs' a failure .

House panel clears abortion parental notification bill

Scalia Raises 'Broccoli Issue,' Citing Dana v. Carvey

La Follette joins governor's race (Wis.)

The hoodie: Apparel of peril

Correct me if I'm wrong, but I believe SCOTUS can rule against the mandate BUT

I don't know... Third base!

No more ‘yes, sir’

I feel like I've entered The Twilight Zone...

Thankfully, I am a vegetarian...

I did not know that the GOP was in the tooth paste game.


Just How Independent Are Independent Voters?

Pilot aborted takeoff, but flight still ends in disaster

Syria: Bashar al-Assad joked about religion of most of population, emails show

Gee ... I didn't know Bob Dylan was a White Hispanic ...

Let me get this straight (re: Health Reform)

Brazil-Angola undersea cable link planned

US government demands fast-track of gay rights case

Arlen Specter: Mitt Romney changes positions more than a porn star

Uninsured people against "The Mandate" -- let them have it their way?

Rachel Maddow was on the Howard Stern Show today!

New Rule: Only the member who was/is the target of an attack may alert on the post. If I'm called a

Specter: 'Mitt Romney Has Changed Positions More Often Than A Pornographic Movie Queen'

5 Ways Modern Men Are Trained to Hate Women

Costa Rica’s Chinchilla Calls for Drug Legalization Debate

Sim City Is Back — With Shades of Instagram and Occupy Wall Street

‘Broccoli’ was the key moment. - By Josh Marshall

Oh JOY. It's one of those "There seems to be something stuck in my tire" mornings.

Union for Progressive Judaism supports gay couples marrying in Australia

Ichiro Suzuki: four hits in return to Japan

Arlen Spector: Romney changes positions more than a porn star

Irish president slams homophobia in message to youth organisation

Obama campaign responds to Romney's comments on denying coverage for pre-existing conditions

Has Trayvon Martin case marred Sanford forever?

I have a hunch how the court ruling is going to go down.

New College Major In 'Drone Studies' Has Graduates Pulling In Up To $200K A Year

NOM memo: Let's get traumatized people who had gay parents (Couldn't find any)

Coming up on MSNBC: Zimmerman pal Joe Oliver continues his "George Loves Goons" tour

Killing of gay man moves Chile to new law

IL State Rep Bobby Rush (D)admonished and removed from floor for wearing a hoodie

Killing of gay man moves Chile to new law

Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Ill.) kicked off House floor for wearing 'hoodie'

Vietnam builds naval muscle

Egypt told to give military leaders 'safe exit' by western governments

Contact your senators and tell them to repeal subsidies for Big Oil

Anyone here following the Consciousness Thread in the Science Forum?

I had a dream last night the Tom Cruise had a talking penis.

DU Album of the Day: "Born This Way" Lady Gaga

Culture Scan

Voters sent incorrect polling information--on purpose

Santorum may be embarrassed in own home state--he & Mittens in statistical dead heat

Top Obama aide calls GOP charges 'despicable' (Trayvon Martin)

Joe Oliver - your 15mins are up...not even GZ parents are out defending him..

The Worst Thing about Creationism

Joe Oliver can't keep his lies straight. He told people last night that he'd left his job NOW

Zimmerman's "friend" Joe Oliver...

Better view than from the roof of Mitt's car

San Onofre nuclear power plant prohibited from restarting

What book did you start to read, didn't like, and quit?

"Officials say three Upstate deaths associated with legal synthetic marijuana"

Police Investigated Trayvon About Jewwlry; Could Not Be Tied To Reported Thefts

Congressman Gets Kicked Off House Floor For Wearing Hoodie For Trayvon

Many billions of rocky planets in the habitable zones around red dwarfs in the Milky Way

the truth about the U.S. postal service

3 reasons to rally around the Progessive Caucus Budget for All

The government forces you to buy LOTS of things far worse than broccoli

Cops in a jam after cell tape contradicts arrest report - blown tire leads mayhem against 60 yr old

In a way the government does require us to purchase broccoli and cell phones

Iraq Is Neither Sovereign, Stable nor Self-Reliant

Study indicates existence of billions of habitable alien planets in Milky Way

Newt Rant

An interesting article concerning "severability"

HPV Infection Rate Down After Vaccine Approval

Plot by Plot: Tracie McMillan's look at Detroit's food systems

U.S. Military Desperate To Be Handed Just One Solid War It Can Knock Out Of The Park

today in women's herstory

USDA defends 'pink slime,' calls filler safe

Attorney General Race in Oregon needs Ellen Rosenblum

More 'Booms' Shake Wisconsin Town

Well, the news isn't good for Patrick the cat.

Audubon Park in Memphis, TN

Trayvon Martin lead investigator wanted George Zimmerman arrested the night of the fatal shooting

quotes of the day

War with Iran would be a cash cow-BUT-Full-On War, that’s the mother lode.

Eric Cantor's yearbook page shows he's always been a spoiled brat

Barack Obama Prepares for War Footing

George H.W. Bush to endorse Romney

George H.W. Bush to endorse Romney

Spring Training Anonymity

a biography of the day--tillie olsen

By Ditching the Public Option, Obama Gave His Enemies a Path to the Supreme Court

I always thought that I was pretty good at geography.

If by miracle the mandate is upheld, Obama should use the moment

Biden Blasts Romney on Jobs: ‘Consistently Wrong’

Florida’s New Election Law Blunts Voter Drives

Arizona Senate passes late-term abortion ban: report

a biography of the day--matilda joslyn gage

"A website wants to open content using a program on your computer"

I had to liquid a 401K and I was wondering what is the average wait time for the money?

Another raid on the wrong house...

Doctors Have Feelings, Too

Has anyone walked at least 50 miles of the Appalachian Trail nude?

Cirincione: Republican politicians undercut American leadership when we need it most

What we need to be doing right now is delegitimizing the Supreme Court.

Western Pennsylvania man stole Microsoft co-founder's ID, FBI says

Why power generators are terrified of solar--electricity dramatically cheaper in SOLAR Germany

Congressional Wikipedia Vandal Timothy Hill to Run for Tennessee 3rd House District Seat

Dumb ASS spends 700 dollars on lottery tickets and didn't win shit

Super-Earths 'in the billions' (BBC)

Amid Debt Crisis, Athens Falls Apart

'Car elevator to a four car garage.'

US hikes H-1B visa fee in a move to hit Indian IT companies

BRICS leaders gather in India amid protests

Reducing Nuclear Arms Is Not ‘Alarming.’ It’s Necessary.

Does anyone here like movie soundtracks? What are your favorites?

News Corporation's Australian branch in new hacking row (BBC)

Looks Like The MSM Has All But Decided SCOTUS Will Rule Against The ACA Mandate.....


Swiss solar plane will try 48-hour flight to Morocco

Dem Rep. Bobby Rush Thrown Off House Floor For Wearing Hoodie

The "Cool" section is back on the DU Homepage

Elephants Down Under

I See White People: Hunger Games and a Brief History of Cultural Whitewashing

Teen Attacked in Soccer game

Kristen Bell Says, "It Breaks My Heart That Gay Americans Can't Marry"

Those damn libruls see race hate in everything. Damn race baitors.

The gentleman will suspend The gentleman will suspend The gentleman will suspend The gentleman will

President Obama would win Ohio if election were today, poll says

Your Guide to the Idiotic Racist Backlash Against Trayvon Martin

Tibetan dies from self-immolation in India before Hu visit

Third-grader makes half-court shot...pretty freaking good!

Geez I hate Broccoli, Radishes, Tomatoes and Alfalfa Sprouts!

Glad to find this group!


SoCal Consumers Rewarded With 101% Increase In Water Rates For Conserving Water

Scott Lively: I was just trying to help Uganda because George Soros was flooding it with porn

illinois afsmce union is going to welcome walker to springfield....

Donating a car to charity

LeBron James has dislocated finger on non-shooting hand

Casper the bath loving dog

U.S. Military Desperate To Be Handed Just One Solid War It Can Knock Out Of The Park

As Heard On FOX News - No, Really

LNG-Soaked Japan Burns Oil as Nuclear Reactors Sit Idle

Atheist David Albert destroying Dumb New Book by naïve Atheist Krauss

OMG I just found hope that HopeHoop's wife post here! What dirty lil secrets...

Sanford cops sought warrant to arrest George Zimmerman in Trayvon Martin shooting

John McCain Disagrees With John Boehner: Mitt Romney Was Fine To Criticize "That One" On Russia

People Are Born with Religious Belief Argues New Book

Let's start a "You screwed up" newsletter

Doug La Follette: A Defender of the Wisconsin Idea (Breaking news)

Those three women witnesses on tape contradicting Zimmerman's story

Dupe - sorry about that

"Talking penis" is the phrase for today. Modify a thread title to include "talking penis".

Consumer Reports targets medical devices' safety

Seems to me, you don't want to talk about it. You just turn your pretty head and walk away.

When you are questioned by the police there is a camera on you.

U.S. High Court Limits Privacy Act Suits to Actual Economic Harm

Al Gore wouldn't have appointed conservative Supreme Court justices.

...and we don't need the ladies crying 'cause the story's sad.

This is what I call it

Why is America still so ignorant about racism? Read this quote from a neighbor of George Zimmerman.

Civil rights groups denounce NOM’s race-based strategy

Could The Use Of Flying Death Robots Be Hurting America's Reputation Worldwide?

Unnamed Congressman Has Tim DeChristopher Moved into Solitary Confinement

World Trade Organization screws us again! We have no right to know where our food comes from.

Thom Hartmann: Zombie Reagan & Zombie Thatcher feasting on the Middle Class

Show me the way to go home

Trayvon Martin, White America and the Return of Dred Scott

Lisa Love fired as Arizona State's Vice President of Athletics

Been reading a lot here on Trayvon/Zimmerman. Here's what upsets me.

San Diego Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher quits GOP

Food Production: "We are not in a safe space"

George Zimmerman: What we know about Trayvon Martin's killer

Plan now for climate-related disasters - U.N. report

Thank you Skinner and DU Admin!

It's not even April, and the A's are already in the cellar.

This is just a lovely blog post that is NVC/empathy related

"Guess who compared Tom HANKS to a Nazi propagandist?"

Being mandated to buy health insurance AND automobile insurance are NOT the same

Some Vids to Celebrate!

Got a problem with drive-by personal attacks and disruptions? Don't alert! Put them on ignore!

NFL passes overtime rules to reflect postseason, all turnovers now reviewed

Meg Whitman steers HP straight at the rocks

Reports link heat waves, deluges to climate change

Republicans are convinced that if ACA is struck down that Obama will lose the election

Breaking: Peaceful Environmental Activist Tim DeChristopher Placed in Isolated Confinement

One Percent Pathologies

Metallica Original Painting

Arctic Sea Ice Hits Maximum Extent For 2011-12; Most 4" To 12" Thick "At Most"; Will Melt Quickly

Report: 49ers sign RB Brandon Jacobs...

10 Billion Earth-Like Planets May Exist in Our Galaxy

Police WANTED Warrant: 'If You Go With What Was Reported 1st Night-There Would Have Been An Arrest'

Our first animatronic Supreme Court Justice???

Reagan’s solicitor general: ‘Health care is interstate commerce. Is this a regulation of it? Yes.'

HB 56 — the nation's most draconian anti-immigrant law passed last year. It's meant to torment.

RBReich Democracy?

U.S. Military Desperate To Be Handed Just One Solid War It Can Knock Out Of The Park

I am a painter, always taking custom portrait commissions

Goddamned Limey Pantywaist Cops

Katie Couric: Little Girls Can Be Bullies

Ask your representatives to support the BUDGET FOR ALL

Australian couple has $1 million hospital bill after baby born in BC (Canada)

Breaking: Dick Cheney's new heart

Spain edges toward economic abyss amid Europe woes

Do we not have an official federal budget?

Successful Fare Strike This Morning - Tens of Thousands Ride NYC Subways for Free

Should Jury comments be included in DUzy Awards?

On House floor, Dem lawmaker recounts being raped, molested

With Bank Teetering, a Bet on the G.O.P. Backfires

Las Vegas Police: Cross dresser robs bank (photos included)

Reagan Goes Wild

Dear Republicans, only 157 days until "Etch A Sketch Day"

hey trolls... can the govt require you to buy a photo id in order to vote?

Lawsuit Seeks Halt to TSA's Use of Full-Body Scanners at Airports Amid Safety Concerns

Pakistanis tired of American attacks

TYT: Health Care Mandate, The Supreme Court, & Hypocrisy

Romney: Uninsured with preexisting conditions should be denied coverage

The Daily Texan Publishes Cartoon Calling Trayvon Martin ‘Colored Boy’

Interesting approach to Big Oil & Big Gas in the UK.

U.S. Heat Waves to Intensify From New York to Los Angeles

The reason I'm helping Chris Hedges' lawsuit against the NDAA

Attention Freepers...

Free Abdulelah Shaye

Do cat's body change over a lifetime?

Just a short rant...

The cartography of suffering: Women Under Siege maps sexualized violence in Syria

Cheap Channel Doubles Down On Rushbo...

Colbert > Santorum

Manning Prosecution Falls Victim to Military’s Spam Filters

Australian Workers Forced to Train Infosys, TCS Employees to Take Their Jobs

Hospital sends woman home with her dead baby in a cooler

No constitutional scholar here, yet I disagree with Toobin's (CNN) assessment of justices' comments.

Refinishing a solid body electric

The Guardian: Park Slope Coop's Israel boycott vote pits human rights against hummus.

Could ACA be considered constitutional if the mandate was reframed as a tax deduction?

LynneSin may be taking this vegetable thing a little too far. Just a little!

Congratulations to everyone and welcome to the History of Feminism Group

Boston City Council Unanimously Passes Resolution Supporting Investment in Our Communities!

Fun with English Pronunciation

OBAMAVILLE Preview (Caution: Possible Spoilers)

Citizens United sequel filed

Breaking news says Trayvon punched Zimmerman

Some thoughts on Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman.

Joe Lieberman and John McCain issue joint fatwa to President Obama: Lucy, you got splainin' to do

MFM's career as a professional wrestler was short lived

Introducing the "Democratic Health Insurance Plan"!

Freeper: Trayvon Martin killing "wasn’t a tragedy and had nothing to do with race"

Bad Company

Today in Union Square

Would Pa. bill to close corporate tax loopholes work? Study says it will REDUCE Pa. revenues.

"Uranus" is the word for today. Modify a thread title to include "Uranus".

It is simply amazing to me that any liberal would be in favor of throwing out a major economic bill

FBI accused of collecting intelligence at mosques

Here and now! Once and for all! All time best wrestling bad guy?

Trayvon Martin's Girlfriend Hospitalized (DETAILS)

has anyone heard of Cordelia Fine

I wish we had DU polls back.

Was union barred from Flaherty’s budget lockup for being ‘too vocal’?

NOM Needs a Few Good "Noncognitive" Celebrities

Shannyn Moore retweeted me about Tim DeChristopher being put in solitary confinement


Happy Birthday Lady Gaga!

CNN Poll: Obama leads Romney and Santorum in November showdowns

NYT: Business bets on GOP backfiring

HOG LUMPS! Happy Birthday to Nick "Ed from Shaun of the Dead" Frost!

CNN Head to Head: Obama + 12 over Romney, Obama + 13 over Santorum

Substitute for Pink Slime - or Euphemism for GOP Politician?

Rachel Maddow - SCOTUS Faces Compromised Credibility With Political Rulings

Bashir Just Did A Brilliant Comparison of Trayvon Martin and Bush Junior

New book accuses Vatican of hiding cases of sexual abuse of minors.

What the Pope dreams about.

Why state enacted single payer isn't an option

Anyone else find it ironic that the people fighting the hardest against health insurance for all...

Legislator Inundated With Anti-Ultrasound Emails

Front page pic on AJC of stupidass teabagger protesting ACA

Fossil raindrop impressions imply greenhouse gases loaded early atmosphere

We are pleased to announce formation of a new group: History of Feminism

Senators Reject Pair of Public Option Proposals (2009)

Cantor proposal would create windfall for the wealthy - not jobs.

Lucy’s Species Was Not Alone, Foot Fossil Indicates

Pope Calls for ‘Authentic Freedom’ in Cuba

Trayvon Martin case: Anthony Raimondo, first officer in charge of scene, involved in previous cover-

Language Deemed Offensive Is Removed From F.B.I. Training Materials

Women help Barack Obama widen lead in Florida, other key state polls

CNN Poll: Romney Down 11 To Obama

Fact Sheet: 6 Things You Should Know About The Value Of Renewable Energy

what are women looking for from this forum

"You know, a young man, ain't got nothin' in the world these days"

Yet another FB picture that tells the truth

Papantonio: Did Sanford Police Ruin Chance of Zimmerman Prosecution?

Another Excellent Video

My email to Senator John McCain:

Basson accused of lying to hearing

Cantor Proposal for 20 Percent Business Tax Deduction Would Provide Windfall for Wealthy, Not Jobs

Marco Rubio endorses Romney and doesn't see himself as VP nominee

Is it a crime to follow someone? How is it not stalking?

GOP Budget Doesn't Even Say the Word "Veteran"

Question: (I wonder)... What do people in other countries think of American politics?

Mark Rypien, Super Bowl MVP, sues NFL over concussions

Need a headache? Let David Mustaine of Megadeth help.

Why YES, I DO support 'Obamacare'

A blind dog is rescued from a trash heap and sight restored. Get out the kleenex.

Venezuela: "Inside the Revolution" (new film) producer interview

Government attacked on fuel dispute

NYT magazine cover story: 'Obama vs. Boehner: Who Killed the Debt Deal?'

Our Dog has Cancer

Scalia Says Court Can’t Be Bothered To Read Obamacare: ‘You Really Want Us To Go Through These 2,700

Now That The Pros & Cons Were Presented To SCOTUS On The Mandate .........

Romney Laughingly Recalls Father's Layoffs

Dad makes 12-year-old son hold ‘I’m a thief’ sign on street corner

Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Ill.) reprimanded on House floor after wearing hoodie in honor of Trayvon Martin

Dynamo Houston player suspended, fined for homophobic remark (Language warning)

Romney Laughingly Recalls Father's Layoffs (updated)

Beyonce the tiny puppy fit into spoon at birth

Seniors Support Obamacare on the Steps of the Supreme Court

(Mass.) Cape Man Drives To Police Station, Demands To Be Arrested For OUI

In Today's Tebow News: Nike sues Reebok over Tim Tebow Jerseys

Patiently waiting for the end of the GOP...

Dems Warn Of ‘Grave Damage’ To SCOTUS If ‘Obamacare’ Is Struck Down (updated)

Funniest Protest Signs Ever

US, UK and France consider oil release to curb fuel prices


In U.S., Fear of Big Government at Near-Record Level

Poet Adrienne Rich, 82, has died

Does your kid send you text shorthand you don't understand?

Augusta National’s conundrum: Should the golf club purposely not invite a woman?

Bobby Rush and the Hoodie . . .

Alan Grayson just tweeted (From Twitter) that..

The Duggars Get Terrible News on '19 Kids & Counting' [Video]

Three of Tiger Wood's former mistresses to release porn film.

Shawn Tyson guilty of murdering British tourists in Florida

"City of Vice" is streaming on Hulu

I'm not happy with the mandates, but I understand the need for compromise...

We Screwed Up: A Letter of Apology to My Granddaughter

Scalia: Cheap Republican Hack

I don't always flame an OP...

The American Dream

AMC Theaters to Screen Bully with Parental Permission - Angers Parents Television Council

Any Bruce Campbell Fans In the HOUSE Please Check in! You know BRUCE!

DRACO: Death to the Virus

Question about posting a "please help" thread

I propose that that one-note, obnoxious, lone standing *alarm clock* sound all of us wake up to...

Presidential candidate Obama speaks out against a private health insurance policy mandate.

Liberal Talk Radio uncut and uncensored ! Check out The Nilo The Angry Latino Show

What's for dinner tonight? I'm ordering in POUTINE! Demandez moi n'importquoi!

Viral disease – particularly from herpes – might cause coral decline

In America, general consent is that insurance companies are entitled to profit from your illness


Question: when a policeman is taking a statement from a suspect

Americans are crazy... This was the take away from a Story on the radio

FINAL DETAILS for tomorrow night's Raleigh NC area DU meet up - link below

Please consider rec-ing the following post:

Missing person from the Seattle area: Heather Braaten

Court Strikes Down Okla.'s Ultrasound Abortion Law

NCPSSM: Healthcare Reform, Seniors and the Supreme Court

Types of Extremists

I must say M$NBComcast's coverage of the murder of Trayvon and their

If the Court strikes down the healthcare legislation...

ORNL process converts polyethylene into carbon fiber (don’t throw out that plastic bag!)

What culture would you like to be immersed in for a few months if language was not a issue?

Wyatt Cenac Explains How Clothes Make the Man

Health care aides’ pay can be cut, judge says in ruling

Audio and Transcript of today's arguments before Supreme Court (March 28th)

Mother of Trayvon shooting witness just told Al Sharpton

What is your favourite photo(s). We had a last Christmas dinner at my grandmother's house

Excavation of Human Skeletal Remains Botched in Mexico Cave (PRI)

Remember the conflict of interest for Clarence Thomas?

Possible sign of Ragnarok?

Gaza In The ‘Heart Of Darkness’: When Reality Outdoes Fiction

Jeffrey Toobin, of CNN, just said that if the Commerce Claus shrinks in meaning, it will

I'm thinking of growing tomatos at work.

Texplainer: When Can Texans Use Deadly Force in Self-Defense?

Rick Santorum says, “Friends don’t let friends use pink balls

The Truth Behind the USPS Crisis (Photo)

Trayvon Martin Case: Department of Justice to investigate entire Sanford Police Department

Bashir: A pass for George W. Bush, but none for Trayvon Martin among conservative

Suit: NYPD conducting illegal stops in private buildings

This Will Be The Republican Healh Care Plan If The ACA Is Struck Down

Stephanie Eisner and the Case of the Racist Trayvon Martin Cartoon

Wesson oil homade mayo.

a little Jimmy Cliff

Does anybody have the jury for this one?

Making {Mona} Lisa like new (BBC)

Business Bets on the G.O.P. May Be Backfiring

I would love to do a well thought-out, detailed OP of how incredibly angry I am at the possibility

Drone strikes in Yemen soar as U.S. stokes 'secret war'


Rain Without Thunder

Why this fascination for depressing stories lately?

The future of Obamacare...

MiddleFingerMom's idea for a new whoopie cushion business was deflated today...

Video of Zimmerman on police camera the night of the shooting.

MF Global Treasurer Declines to Answer Questions From Panel

Thandie "Mission Impossible 2" Newton: "Kissing Tom Cruise was slightly icky and sort of wet"

How many people feel as if they are indebted to their country and community?

*IF* the mandate goes down....

Q: Bluebonnet Killer Grows Free?

When Poverty Was White (or yet another reason Charles Murray is full of s***)

Missouri Birther Bill Gets Preliminary Approval From Lawmakers

Dear Mittens: So health coverage is just a "game" to you?

Sanford police threaten to arrest reporters for asking questions

Ok the ACA is declared unconstitutional.

Young Turks NOW!!

Negawatt Challenge - the choice is yours

Toon- Wait Before Resuming Regular Activities

A little Joe Ely.

Abuse victim testifies in Philadelphia church trial

Why is Jose Canseco tweeting that Al Gore died?

Single Payer "had 8 or 10 votes and that’s it” - Bernie Sanders.

Surveillance footage from the night of Trayvon killing??

Miner Xstrata wins Australia climate test case

BREAKING: Republicans release their Detailed Health Plan..

A Panoramic View of what You and I Can get On Internet about OWS and ISSUES:

I am a natural-born American citizen.

The Axis of Evil: China, Iran, Iraq, Arabia, America, Yemen, N. Korea

30 Detroit Labor Unions Sell Souls for Illusion of Security

IF HCR is struck down, there will be no excuse NOT TO VOTE FOR OBAMA in November!

Dad leaves babies in hot car while he goes gun shopping

Rest in Power, Earl Scruggs

Let's give Romney a fine Texas welcome.

Facebook hires software engineers from India to fill US posts

The right wing just loves Antonin Scalia. He won't read the bill.

Murdoch Faces New Hacking Claims on Lawmaker Piracy Probe

U.S. acted to conceal evidence of intelligence failure before 9/11: UK

I Fucked Up, And I Apologize.

Erdogan: No force should threaten Iran’s peaceful nuclear program

Issa faces Democratic challenger in new 49th

How may I help you? You can start by wiping that fucking dumbass smile off your rosy fucking cheeks

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Thursday, 29 March 2012

Is Zimmerman still self treating his 'broken nose' or does he at least have a note from his doc?

Thom Hartmann spanked a couple of DU'ers today on his show -

Who's watching Ed Schultz? Holy Crap!

Earl Scruggs, Country Music Hall of Famer, dies at age 88

A video tape has just surfaced showing an uninjured, unbloodied George Zimmerman, minutes after . .

SURVEILLANCE TAPE VIDEO here - no cuts, scratches, bleeding, limping, broken nose, or black eyes

Oh goody, video of Zimmerman at the station

ok, because i just like this woman

Stephen Harper and Thomas Mulcair: pit bulls in Parliament

I learned today that my Republican brother voted for Obama in the Louisiana open primary!

Bezos team finds Apollo 11 rocket engines on Atlantic floor

Second Decorah Eaglet born this morning.

New Drinking Game. Take a drink every time you see

Our FRiends are perplexed about the new CNN Presidential Poll...

Show the nation the STATISTICS: Public Debt REALITY Check:

Here's a nice page to share with conservatives you know (Heritage Foundation would like you to...

Timothy Hill: Hill For House 2012 v.2

Oh the Irony -- Krugman on Obama and the Mandate back in 2007

Question: I thought that I read that the night Zimmerman shot Trayvon it was raining

I hear there's a video tape of Zimmerman being brought in to the police station.

Toon showing exactly what the conservatives opposed to Health Care are like

ABC News releases video of Zimmerman being brought into station

Zimmerman Tape.....Police would've been wearing gloves if blood was involved

Just a head's up...


Trayvon Martin Video Shows No Blood or Bruises on George Zimmerman

Nobody is being FORCED to buy health insurance..what the administration seems to not get about ACA


Nurse opens clinic for the uninsured with her own money, staffed by her parents.

Wanna Know About The Reverend C.L. Bryant ???

Cast blame or take credit? Boehner pressed to pull a shell game on the economy

A Poet of Unswerving Vision At the Forefront of Feminism-Adrienne Rich, 1929-2012

I am watching both Nancy Grace and Zimmy's friend Taaffe is on. He's still trying to

Where is the autopsy report on Trayvon Martin?

Funeral director: No injuries on Trayvon’s hands

SO! The picture of George Zimmerman we've seen all over the media...

Morgan Stanley's Jennings asks court to toss stabbing and hate-crime charges

Let's ASSUME that the mandate and the whole bill is shot down..

Ok from video consistencies and inconsistencies.

Anyone else feel that cats are plotting to take over the world?

OK, I'll try.......

Believe it or not, there's a right way and a wrong way to take your own facebook pic

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseekers Check In!! Hump Day

TCM Schedule for Saturday, March 31 -- The Essentials: The Lady Is A Vamp

On Maddow tonite showing photo of Romney with Bush41

'Oh what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive'' mean?

It was bound to happen. Just read on a hate-filled diatribe

Why we MUST NOT FORGET..why OWS is Important...Remember "Wall Street" the Movie and "Liar's Poker?"

Here's what a jury of Zimmerman's peers would look like

Confirmed: Will Ferrell, Steve Carell & Paul Rudd to reunite for "Anchorman 2"

Abandominiums: Vacant Buildings and a Neighborhood’s Resentment

If ACA is overturned, we need to borrow a page from history.

JOE OLIVER is calling into DR Drew!! Are these people not aware of this tape?

"That's no moon....."

Toronto Blue Jays add Superman to the roster:

Students with big ideas to convene for Clinton Global Initiative University

Max Keiser: Wall St. Crooks Have Gunz That Don't Smoke

Question about nose injuries.

Carson "I'm a massive tool" Daly: Gay People Wouldn't Have Stopped Crazy JetBlue Pilot

Well, I don't know about you, but *I* for one, am certainly glad Barack Obama is our president

Gigantic Solar Tornado Is 5 Times the Size of Earth

Naomi Klein, Arun Gupta, William Grieder, Frances Fox Piven, Doug Henwood on the Economic Crisis

APD connects Mike Yassine unsolved Austin murder (night club owner)--updated 3/29

Watcing The West Wing.

This is why I keep saying, even if you believe Zimmerman's story, he committed manslaughter.

How should threadjacking be dealt with?

In a bold move, Rubio endorses Romney.

Martin Murder: Next Shoe to Drop: Police Tape of Investigator with State Attorney

Cargill cuts "pink slime" output, sees hamburger price rise

'Accordion' Solar Towers Squeeze 20 Times the Power

HOUSE APPROVES: Does Kansas Law Legalize Discrimination?

Lawrence O'Donnell is on with the footage! He will be going off tonight.

Lawrence Going to be Good Tonite!

Why the coverup?


LA Times: "Justices poised to strike down entire healthcare law"

FLORIDA speeding up concealed weapon permit renewals

Kinde Durkee likely to plead guilty in $8M embezzlement caset

So, you're Joe Oliver...

Trayvon Martin: The 5 Key Unanswered Questions

Watch the tape! Where are the injuries? Where is the injury on the back on the head? Where is

My nephew in on Tom Hanks' Twitter Feed...

Shouldn't GZ have blood from Trayvon's gunshot wound on his shirt IF Tray was

US beef industry fights back in 'pink slime' smear campaign

APNewsBreak: New security for US troops

MRN: Obama Hot Mic Gaffe Troubles Humanoid Mitt Romney

My friend at Progressive Rags has a new Trayvon Martin T

Sarasota murder: Shawn Tyson found guilty of murdering British tourists

Bank of America CEO Gets Big Pay Raise

Spike Lee apologizes for retweeting wrong Zimmerman address

You all know that Spike Lee just stepped in it, don't you?

When people here promote Medicare for all

Special prosecutor: I may need no grand jury in Trayvon Martin case

US, UK and France consider oil release to curb fuel prices

More CEOs ready to start hiring again: survey

Special prosecutor: I may need no grand jury in Trayvon Martin case

How the FUCK can I trust Law Enforcement anymore?!

Give Cheryl Brown hugs and encouragement.

Any police officer who said that GZ had blood on him, a broken nose, or marks on the back of his

Skid row street population surges back in Los Angeles

Turns out Serino told the mother of the 13 year old witness that GZ murdered Trayvon

Fantastic video of Kerry defending the ACA's constitutionality

So, what ever happened to "The Passion of the Christ"?

Matt Doheny, ‘Strongest GOP Challenger,’ Sucks Face with Campaign Consultant Who Is Not His Fiancée

Racist runs for school board

'Pink Slime' Defense Rises

Heads up - NOW - Lawrence O going to play tape of Zimmerman's dads first words about this.

How does one feel their life is threatened...

So where exactly is George Zimmerman now?

Zimmerman's father claims Trayvon told Zimmerman "YOU'RE GONNA DIE TONIGHT."

Dominique Strauss-Kahn's immunity claims 'baseless', maid's lawyers argue

Fantastic video of Kerry defending the ACA's constitutionality

Supreme Court’s health-care ruling could deal dramatic blow to Obama presidency

Sheldon Adelson on Newt: ‘He’s at the end of his line’

Rick Santorum and The Taliban: BFFs!

Controversy in Morocco over Israeli participation in belly dance festival

Adrienne Rich, feminist poet who wrote of politics and lesbian identity, dies at 82

The original gang members?

Star Rep NY Congressional Challenger Caught making out with consultant.

The gun, which was in a holster on GZ' belt, was BEHIND Trayvon Martin. According to GZ

My local paper editorial page calls on stand your ground laws to be repealed

Labour councillor "my real mother is a green alien"...

I predict an Arrest in the Horrific Zimmerman case is Imminent

With all of the new revelations in the Trayvon Martin case coming tonight

So Trayvon's last words were, "You got me!"

Bill Oreilly calls 2012 election

James Murdoch is to step down as executive chairman of News International

Great article for rock fans and dog lovers: Musicians and Their Dogs (Photos)

Toons: The Hoodie Look, Eat Your Broccoli, The Amnesia Ward and More. - 3/28/12

The "John Doe" appellation was ADDED after the original report was made the night of the murder.

Just started Rachel Maddow's book she dedicates it to Dick Cheney

I just served on the same jury twice.

How long will Lawrence lead with Trayvon?

Peter Costello to audit Queensland finances

Bwahahaha! NOW they're saying this tape isn't George Zimmerman. it's a lie!! It's a LIE they're

If the Affordable Care Act gets overturned ...

I hadn't seen this information (may have missed it), but did trayvon die instantly, or did that poor

I want to know the connections that the lead authorities have to the GOP and NRA...

This ABC footage has been out for what 3 hours? How soon will we see Zimmerman arrested?

Funny comment:

Scalia mocks health care law ‘Cornhusker Kickback’ provision—that no longer exists

Yvo De Boer: "I think 2 degrees is out of reach"; Bob Watson: "We Have To Be Honest W. Each Other"

29 yr. old Anna Brown, dragged out of a hospital E.R. by police, charged with trespassing,

Ping to Elad . . . .

Buddhism in Berkeley

Can someone explain...

Pig Boy explains why Obamacare is unnecessary and will be the Doom of America

ESA Satellite Data/Wegener Institute Studies Suggest Global Permafrost Meltdown Has Begun

George Zimmerman's Father Blasts Obama: ''So Much Hate Coming From The President''

Any other Carl Jung fans here???

Alpha Resources CEO On Climate: "It Does Seem Like Something Is Going On" - But Science, Regs BAD

Pardon my annoyance...but someone please explain why Chris Hayes, Ezra Klein, and

Elgin Platform (North Sea) Natural Gas Leak Coming From Rock Above Reservoir- New Scientist

Palm Beach County (FL) Can't Come Up W. $500K To Test Drinking Water Wells For Hazardous Chemicals

ADRIENNE RICH, 1929-2012 A Poet of Unswerving Vision, "Triply marginalized --woman, lesbian and Jew"

DU Video: Timothy Hill: Hill For House 2012 v.2

Can someone help me find facts re current status of DRE touch-screen voting?

NO GLOVES: Did The Sanford Cops EVER Take The Trayvon Martin Case Seriously?