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After 20+ years - Matt Groening finally reveals Springfield's real location

President Obama speaking at Florida Atlantic University - Full Speech

Las Vegas Sands' Adelson says plans $35 bln on Spain casino investment

What if we were to criticize Republicans about policy and only policy?

State could face shortage of skilled trade workers, experts say

Thank you MIRT - The PPRoni is delicious!

Just your average day in the MIR Forum.

Texas victims fund may require rescuing

This story was lost in mists of time.......

You picked a fine time to leave me Loose Wheel

Right wingers just don't get it - re: contraception

Reality has a liberal bias...with a little bit of conservative?

New View of Depression: An Ailment of the Entire Body

March 2012: warmest in U.S. history

Gloat Free NBA Scores (Tuesday, April 10)

I Just Heard G.W.Bush's Comment On His Wishing They Didn't Call Them "The Bush Tax Cuts".....

Last Supper? Pshaw. Here's the last words...

If you get a chance watch Mrs. Obama on The Biggest Loser

Economic Theory Plots a Course for Good Food.

Occupy Cascarones

Drag Show at University Called 'Sexually Perverse' By Alum

Newt Gingrich's $500 check bounces for Utah ballot

"Casino Jack" Abramoff breaks down how Government is Sold to the Highest Bidder

I don't think their are enough jobs to keep the education industry going....IMO an 80% reduction

'The Unpleasant Profession of Jonathan Hoag' coming to the big screen!

During the 7th Inning Stretch at Dodger Stadium's 50th Anniversary, Drysdale's daughter

All together now...

Why GOP Mega-Donor Sheldon Adelson Is Mad, Bad and a Danger to the Republic

Obama Campaign Manager, Jim Messina's Statement on Santorum's Departure

Marlins President Calls Miamians Stupid, Jose Reyes Greedy

someone please explain "American Exceptionalism" to me

Poll: More Americans expect Supreme Court’s health-care decision to be political

About George Zimmermann: I've got a bad feeling about this...

Chili Peppers give it away for Obama

What's a Republican ASSociate?

Iranian President Says Oil Embargo Won’t Hurt

Burger King has a bacon sundae!

Why did Ali Shabaan die in hail of bullets?

Putin speech may offer clues on next Russian government

The One I Love

Iran says to be in contact with Syrian rebels

Is anyone protecting the witnesses to Martin murder?

Michigan teacher fired for Trayvon Martin hoodie fundraiser

Gloat Free Baseball Scores (Tuesday, April 10)

To Replace Bin Laden on Most Wanted List, a Teacher in a Pornography Case

New View of Depression: An Ailment of the Entire Body

God Just Plain Messed Up When He Supposedly Designed Us

Why are Americans so bad at studying history?

Any straight guys around tonight?

Holly Golightly - There's an End

Daniel Pipes' attack on Israeli Arabs is baseless and inflammatory

This was a hero: French WWII resistance hero Raymond Aubrac dies aged 97

Disneyland's Matterhorn.. Pffft, the Austrian's are keeping it real!

6-Year-Old Killed in Wood Chipper Incident

Large Aceh quake triggers tsunami warning

FLASH: Indian ocean-wide Tsunami watch in effect - Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre

Another reason to like Bubba Watson, The Masters champ:

Coroner: Ronnie Montrose killed himself

Hartmut Kiesewetter - Frucade Hit

Francois De Roubaix - Les Anges

Yikes: 8.9 magnitude quake hits Indonesia

Darwinism at work on the island of St.Maartens:

Janko Nilovic - Strange Dream

Avoid your taxes Mitt Romney style

Albertsons Stores Cut Waste by 90%

W is back and he is still a fool.

The manufactured coup in Venezuela was ten years ago and supported by a privately owned media

Dear White Folks - great piece in Ebony

Free Republic renounces the GOP (no kidding)

Pat Toomey on Morning Joke

Nouriel Roubini, he who called the first crash, joins critics of austerity measures..

(D-NE) Kerrey, Dems set up joint fundraising committee

I got hurt on the job, now they "let me go"

2 Job openings (MN)

Time to speak out to ‘Save America’s Postal Service’

Hostess bankruptcy hearing could see end of union contracts

Zimmerman's lawyers are on CNN right now

"If you run naked, around a tree…"

Shit. this is very, very bad: Syrian Troops Fire Across Turkish Border in Clash Near Refugee Camp

Forget the politics. This the important stuff.

Understanding the Ideological Divide Between Liberals and Conservatives: Is it Possible for Us to

How Wealth Reduces Compassion

"it was really inconvenient having to stop at stop lights"

European Union To Hopeful Member Nations: Get Better On Gay Rights Or Stay Out

Allowing workers to sleep at night costs UK economy 560 bn

Don't Let the Door Hit You...Santorum

Last week I saw the baths in Bath and ate cheddar in Cheddar

Rushbo's New Competitor Off To A Flying Thud...

African Americans Nowhere To Be Found In Romney's Orbit

My dog gets hairballs

The Zimmerman case is so bizarre and effed up

America's Superficial Health Care Debate Silences Single-Payer Supporters

Free Republic is doing away with the modern design...

Toon: Permit for the Hoodie

London riots: Gordon Thompson jailed for Reeves store arson


Maureen Dowd: State of Cool

American Decline: Debated, Contested, Obvious

Mitt Romney: Obama is the one who's truly waging The War on Women

Are Drugs Behind Dementia Epidemic?

Breaking on BBC - nine miners trapped in Peru have been rescued alive

You couldn't possibly understand. You're not a....

Dinosaurs invade Canadian currency

Tortured Dog Shown Love, Kindness in His Final Days

Danziger toon- Damage Control

"Buffett Rule"? Nope, I prefer "Romney Rule".

Canada: Government workers brace for announcement of more public-sector job cuts Wednesday

Iceland Gets it right~ Why No media coverage?

‘Block the Vote’ Blowback

African-Americans Nowhere to Be Found in Romney’s Orbit


Is George Zimmerman setting up for an insanity plea?

Judge Calls Wells Fargo’s Courtroom Behavior “Clandestine” and “Reprehensible”

The Social Roles of Men And Women

From Vietnam Summers to 99% Springs

NASA Wants to Launch Floating Algae Farms

The Red Hot Chilie Peppers are giving a free concert here in Cleveland IF

TCEQ and Sports Fishing Industry Coastal Conservation Association at odds.

The Morning After (rofl)

"The so-called rich got a lot of so-called money during your so-called Presidency." Rev Al -taxes.

Why Progressives Should Support Obama (Review of "The Obama Question")


How Dark Matter Interacts with the Human Body

Do you think that ZImmerman has already left the country?

What Recruiters Look At During The 6 Seconds They Spend On Your Resume

The Search for the Last Sane Republican

8 Qualities of Remarkable Employees

TN Governor Signs Law Protecting Creationist, Denialist Science Teachers And Their "Theories"

This is the best Karl Rove's Super PAC could come up with against the Buffett Rule

The Master Nemesis My Message To American Workers "War On Workers" Like Movie "War Of The Worlds"

Talkingpointsmemo: Kentucky Dem Broadsides Mitch McConnell For ‘Dishonesty’ On Obamacare

NOM admits it used racial wedge strategies, has unfairly stifled free speech! (*Or was hacked)

U.S. Pacific Tsunami Warning Center cancels Indian Ocean watch

Define "firephrase" and "trapchat."

NOAA - More Than 15,000 New Records For Warmest Temps Ever As Warmest March Ever Ends

'Jesus Tomb' Controversy Rages as Archaeologists Explore Another 2,000-Year-Old Tomb

Mitt Romney: Memories to Last a Lifetime (Obama campaign)

New RSA video: Why Nations Fail

Question for radio experts

A different take on the Ozzie-Castro narrative this morning.......

The OccupyUSA Blog for Wednesday (April 11), With Frequent Updates

"Mitt Romney: Memories to Last a Lifetime"

Do You Think George Zimmerman Will Be Charged?

Operation Orange, Aviation Safety, and the Failure of the Railway Labor Act

War on Women toon...

Immaculate Conception Now Confirmed Fact In Arizona

Analysis - Investors run scared of Spain's battered banks

What's for Dinner? ~ Wednesday April 11th

Lee Fang: Howard Dean Advises Corporate Health Care Clients To Fund ‘Both Sides,’ Run Attack Ads

Obama-Romney showdown starts with a harsh tone

Emmett Till video (14 min) - Pay attention to why he went into that store.

Allen West decides to conjure up the spirit of Joseph McCarthy...

Just so everyone knows, raising taxes on the wealthy won't be enough to get us out of this mess

This is the best Karl Rove's Super PAC could come up with against the Buffett Rule?

BREAKING NEWS: With his campaign rapidly dying, Newt Gingrich chooses to divorce it.

Consumer bureau plans overhaul of mortgage industry

Are we really stuck with Luke Russert forever?

Family: Bullying by 'wolf pack' led to Texas teen's suicide

Sticker shock! New car prices jump nearly 7% to record

Allen West: I've 'Heard' 80 House Democrats Are Communist Party Members

If you didn't have US citizenship or an education ...

Big banks woo subprime borrowers again

To Some Hindus, Modern Yoga Has Lost Its Way: NPR

Let's discuss Obama's "bipartisanship"

Drones Have Come To America-U.S. man 1st arrested with help of drone

An interesting Line-up of Authors

Could Mitt Romney explain why he wants to be POTUS if asked?

DU Album of the Day: Rush - "A Farewell to Kings

Lessons From A Benedictine Monastery

This is a fool: Allen West: I've 'Heard' 80 House Democrats Are Communist Party Members

Ronnie Montrose's death ruled a suicide

Not their fathers' economics

Rick Warren: Jesus robbed people of their Dignity

It's time for a register of interests for science academics

RimJob clarifies his position on Mittens

Cardinal Burke - "Catholic Employers Cannot Provide Contraceptives Coverage"

Romney: ‘I’m In Touch With The American People’

GOP struggles with 'Buffett Rule'

Community colleges' learning disability

How much $ should a person make/have? And pay in taxes?

If the Repubs had won, we would have had it made...

Failed probes against enemies dog Arizona sheriff

You need COOLIN'...Chris Christie's not FOOLIN'...and he wants your RESPECT, not a whole lotta love

If I were a member of the GOP, I, too, would be very unhappy with Mittens.

Elon Musk on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

"TV's Frank" Conniff: "Hey, Rick Santorum...

You're right, I'm not you...

Wisconsin Democrats May Sacrifice Primary Election to Oust Gov. Walker Early

I've heard 80 House Republicans are cannibals.

Supreme Court Justices Possibly Misunderstood Insurance Requirement In Health Care

Skip Bayless' argument spoiled by facts---now with Video!!

Tennessee Law Allows Creationism in Classrooms

U.S. Files Antitrust Lawsuit Against Apple, Hachette

I called my brother on something he said and he flipped out.

I've heard that 80 Republican House members are pedophiles and

Christie Says Americans Turning Into Couch Potatoes

Tom Toles on Romney

Come on Allen, if you are going to do it, do it right.

TUSD's Arce voted out amid protest

Feds confirm Neb. nuke plant fire was major threat

Can an out of touch, politically and socially tone deaf candidate win the Presidency?

Say, You Don't Suppose the Florida Authorities Want George to Leave the Country?

CBC: Canadians OK with higher taxes to fight inequality

Wednesday Toon Roundup 1- Haves and Have Nots

White House photo of the day, April 10, 2012 - pic

Drumbeat: April 11, 2012

Wednesday Toon Roundup 2- Th-th-that's all folks!

Drumbeat: April 11, 2012

Wednesday Toon Roundup 3- The Rest

How can you post photos? A link is the only way I know, are there others?

Why the Buffett Rule sets the Bar too low

Big News: Dr. Robert Spitzer Renounces Infamous ‘Ex-Gay’ Study

Pakistan rapidly developing its nuclear arsenal

Financiers on The Mountaintop

Group demands removal of Sanford Police Chief's photo

is there a stealth tax increase on working class in the republican budget

Aout those 80 House Republicans discovered to be child molesters and pornographers...

"Atomic Anne" tries to nuke France's Sarkozy

Corrupt Canadian Banking System

Sorry, Rick...

Alan M. Dershowitz armchair quarterbacks Zimmerman case: "may be indicted, then acquitted"

Reminder Michelle Obama is on Stephen Colbert tonight....04-11-12

Fukushima Town Mulling Criminal Complaint over Radiation Data Delay

US crude oil supplies grew by 2.8 million barrels

North St. Louis County group files 2nd suit alleging nuclear waste caused illnesses

Hate group formation associated with big-box stores

RNC Chair Rinse Peenus tells MSNBC that the party will come together, right now, over Romney

Ozzie Guillen reacts to the sports events from last night

Climate change boosts then quickly stunts plants, decade-long study shows

God: 0 for 4

Gay couples challenge (Nevada) same-sex marriage ban in court

One Dangerous Word We Hear All Too Often On Fox News

Nuclear Court Fight Heats Up (Florida)

Column on the Pa. School Funding Crisis

Being in a multiracial relationship doesn't stop someone from being a bigot

Arizona Lawmakers Pass Law That Defines Pregnancy as Begninning BEFORE Conception

Report: Dodgy dossiers hurt job-seekers' chances

Virginia governor seeks to soften voter ID legislation

Sen. Sanders:The Buffett Rule

Where Has All the Trading Gone? Volume Hits 4-Year Low

Does Mitt Romney support the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act? He'll get back to us on that

Cow's life spared after slaughterhouse escape

So, George Zimmerman has gone rogue.

To community activists

French left preps NATO allies for fast Afghan exit

Irish Student Union to campaign for marriage equality

Bayard Rustin and The Civil Rights Movement

You GO, girlfriend! "Chris Christie praises George W. Bush at conference on economy." USA! USA! USA!

Anyone else think that all Allen West speeches be accompanied by theremin music?

"A Mindful Nation": Democratic congressman Tim Ryan on MSNBC with Dylan Ratigan

UC Davis to release report on pepper-spray clash

Why do people find it necessary to defend/excuse/deny US imperialism?

Relax, ladies!

Keystone XL opponents decry Nebraska pipeline bill

Evangelicals Move to Support Romney

If you have $40,000 you can go to the Obama fundraiser at George Clooney's place

MIT Fusion Researchers Answer Your Questions

Attorneys say Zimmerman is isolated, stressed out

U.S. Sues Apple, Publishers Over E-Book Pricing

COMMIE CON - Allen West: I've 'Heard' 80 House Dems Are Communists

Allen West let's his inner Joe McCarthy come out. Do you think he has a list?

Pic Of The Moment: George W. Bush Proposes Fresh New Idea To Get The Economy Moving

elephant pivot...

What ever happened to the "Buddy" list?

Romney blames Obama for women job losses actually caused by GOP

33 Animals Who Are Extremely Disappointed In You

National Review Fires Another Racist Writer

Financial stability under threat from lack of safe assets, IMF warns

50-acre BDSM sex camp disapproved of

Eric Holder vows thorough review in Trayvon Martin case

DC's Two Occupy Camps plan merger at McPherson Square -- this is big news because Freedom Plaza

Romney campaign can't say if he supports equal-pay law

Forget the Buffett Rule, Obama Wants it to Be ‘Reagan Rule’

The High Cost of Gambling on Oil

"Feds raid Eagle Pass (TX) gun shop"

TYT: Disturbing Anti-Abortion, Abstinence Bills Quietly Signed By Gov. Walker

How to Increase Fuel Yields from Microbes

Feds announce that they will investigate civil rights violation

The Sociopathic Republican

The Sky in Motion.....

Tony Blair has 'no recollection' of Libyan dissident's rendition

Farmer claims local government is erasing his property ownership

Excellent piece: Marco Rubio, immigration and privatized jail

Does the Vatican recommend that condoms be used ...

Newt Gingrich needs to find a janitorial job at an elementary school to learn a strong work ethic &

Former Prosecutor in Arizona Is Disbarred

Romney's VP

Where is George Zimmerman?

"Atomic Anne" tries to nuke France's Sarkozy

America’s forgotten P.O.W.: Bowe Bergdahl

Did you ever take a course where they graded on a curve?

I've got a bad case of loving you.

U.S. border agent accused of gun smuggling ordered detained

'Increased security needed for paramilitaries who accuse Uribe': congressman

Dealing with Allen West-like accusations: a Barney Frank history lesson

Texts From my Dog:

Wendy’s Is The Latest Corporation To End Its Membership With ALEC

Colombia-US FTA will halt labor rights progress: WOLA

Colombia-US FTA will halt labor rights progress: WOLA

Racial Depictions of Jesus Christ

Lilly Ledbetter Responds to Romney

Employers getting faulty info from job applicant background checks?

Romney getting his ass kicked by Obama in the former swing-state of New Mexico

Massachusetts Senate Poll Shows Elizabeth Warren, Scott Brown Running 'Neck-And-Neck'

I started using coconut oil and I'm LOVING it!

Rancher found guilty of financing paramilitaries in central Colombia

Post here if you've been to Intercourse!!!

9 suspected illegal immigrants die in Texas wreck

"Legislators Dictating Vaginal Outcomes"...AZ Passes Three New Bills, Redefines When Life Begins

I don't want to cook with lavender...

Ticklin' Down!

Driving laws explained: In the medical marijuana age, how high is too high to drive?

Poll: Obama By Five In North Carolina

HEARTBREAKING: Franco Garcia has been recovered

One Colorful Graphic To Remind You What It Means To Be An American

North Korea Firms Up Leadership as Launch Nears

Poll shock: Obama ties Romney at 43 percent in conservative Jacksonville

Overt Racial Prejudice

France plans to expand terrorism laws after Toulouse shootings

Historical Priebus

Why the HELL is "the liberal media" STRESSING over Santorum "taking back" his Romney remarks?

Envoy to Syria Seeks Iranian Help as Cease-fire Deadline Nears

Iran Stops Oil Exports to Germany

Why Economic Populism is a Winning Strategy for Obama (Ari Berman | The Nation)

Thom Hartmann: Zimmerman had the rules of engagement wrong

this is an intresting take

Papantonio: Zimmerman's Lawyers Are Destroying His Defense

Thom Hartmann: Why are gangs of white supremacists ''patrolling'' Sanford?

World's Largest Employer (You'll Never Guess)

Romney Solidifies GOP Position but Obama Gets Boost From Women (ABC-WaPo poll)

Human Diarrhea Parasite Found Lurking in Piglets

Karl Rove’s super PAC attacks Obama for preventing oil spills

Watch NASA Video: Riding the Booster

Cuban national soccer team player defects, seeks asylum in U.S.

There's something almost quaint about Allen West's Joe McCarthy turn.

Two men and why they vote Republican (Photo)

Settling Up......

Meth Lab Found In Walmart Restroom

Re: Allen West's other boast (Claiming he wanted to debate Obama but Obama is "too scared")

Doug Hopkins... b. April 11, 1961 -

Warming Marches in

West update: He now says he was referring to the members of the Progressive Caucus

Taftanaz masscare - 99 photos, some of which are graphic

IMF struggling with facts that confront its ideology

House Will Consider Disturbing Cybersecurity Bill

Romney will not repeal Lilly Ledbetter Act

Peruvian miners rescued after mine collapse

Peruvian miners rescued after mine collapse

Would you be interested in a DU forum for all ideas on how to debate Republicans?

Yachting team uses staple-gun to fix up slashed sailor, completes race

Romney campaign on equal pay for women: 'We'll get back to you on that'

Scott Walker Communications Director – “I would really love to punch Hillary Clinton in the face”

Big Idea Turning Lymph Nodes Into Liver-Growing Factories

Prototype battery blamed in explosion at GM's Tech Center

UN independent experts call on Honduras to adopt measures to stop killing of lawyers

UN independent experts call on Honduras to adopt measures to stop killing of lawyers

Ozzie Guillen's despot Dream Team

Update: Texas Fireball was Real After All, NASA Says

J&J Must Pay $1.1 Billion Penalty in Arkansas Risperdal Case

Romney Backer Cathy McMorris Rodgers Praises Support For ‘Pay Equity,’ Voted Against Ledbetter

The War on Religion: A View from the Trenches

Florida prosecutor to make statement at 6 p.m. eastern

1967 first woman to run the Boston marathon photo

No parole for Charles Manson, Calif. board rules

EXCLUSIVE: Shareholders Call On Companies To Disclose ALEC Ties

George Zimmerman to be charged in Trayvon Martin shooting, law enforcement official says

Reed Whittemore, dead at 92, Poem: Commencement

VIDEO--Mexico quake causes 'tsunami' at Devil's Hole (Death Vally NP cavern)

George Zimmerman to be charged in Trayvon Martin shooting, law enforcement official says

Perhaps PayPal should be officially made aware that Zimmerman....

H3+ --The Molecule that Lit Up the Universe

Period. End of file.

RNC chair: ‘I’ll double down’ on comparing women to caterpillars

Drudge sinks to a new low: Insinuates that the President has AIDS

Electoral College for shits and giggles Alex

News about what the punishment crowd is up to...

I've heard that 100% of Rethug talk show hosts are lying sacks of shit


Now this just shocks me to no end.

Why aren't terrorism laws being used on Zimmerman?

Daily Show Faith/Off - Easter vs. Passover

Herman Cain Would Be Open To Talking To Mitt Romney About Being His Vice President Whenever He's Fre

Tennessee Law Will Allow Teachers to Challenge Climate Science

Zimmermann to be charged.

Question: Does Florida have a "Gun Enhancement" law pertaining to manslaughter and other crimes?

Mexico's Calderon to visit Cuba, seek better relations

Spain and Italy clash over blame for latest phase in eurozone crisis

Robert Reich Explains How Mitt Romney Got Obscenely Rich

Woman Faked Terminal Cancer To Get Dream Wedding

Dear Campaign Press Corps: Please Ask Mitt Romney If He Agrees with Allen West

Communist Party slams Allen West

Looking for a luggage strap (to hold closed) that wont loosen. nm

"A guy with a gun pursuing and shooting a guy without a gun adds up to manslaughter,"

One More Example Of Mitt Romney Just Not Getting It

Will Zimmerman surrender Peacefully, Will it take a SWAT team, or is he Gone?

I've heard that Dick Cheney rogers chickens in churchyards in the dark of night.

Trayvon's parents + Sharpton made a public plea for civility no matter what the outcome will be.

Obama leads in North Carolina

Thom Hartmann: Don't get tangled in the seaweed of the California coast - it's radioactive!

So Zimmerman will be charged but

Justice delayed.

Raleigh student asks Gingrich to 'Newt-er' Obama

Allen West daydreams about the McCarthy era

Secretary of State Clinton hosts a meeting of the Quartet, an international alliance promoting peace

About how many years can one get for man slaughter?


Romney’s ambitious agenda for first day in office won’t be easy to achieve

Commercial Space Transportation

No, that would be unconstitutional (NSFW)

It's not just Free Republic that's rebelling against Romney. Alan Keyes disses Romney and Santorum!

The prosecutor's office has said they don't know where Zimmerman is.

I hate to say this, Fellas and I hope I'm wrong BUT I just don't see fleetfoot zimmy turning

D. R. Horton Homes in NC.

This Internet provider pledges to put your privacy first. Always.

Special Prosecutor Angela Corey: News conference confirmed for 6 PM today (Eastern)

"The official said that authorities know where Zimmerman is."

Hello Massachusetts! Got any real pet friendly rentals near Medford?

Krugman: remarkable decline in inequality in Latin America (particularly with left/liberal govts)

Hold the pickles, hold the letter part two: Wendy's out at Alec

Murder in the first, murder in the second, and manslaughter.

'Syria a pawn in game to hold back China, Russia & Iran'

The Liberal Betrayal of Bradley Manning: "Democrats in power defangs a lot of liberal criticism"

6 p.m. EDT announcement/Zimmerman's where abouts unknown

Secretary of State Clinton at the G8 Foreign Ministers meeting - pics

Thom Hartmann: New reports say earthquakes ''man-made'' by fracking

Obama administration indicts another whistleblower

War on whistleblowers turning into the war on journalists?

EXPERTS: Hannity Could Be Required To Testify About His Conversation With George Zimmerman

The Doomsday Machine: The High Price of Nuclear Energy, the World's Most Dangerous Fuel

Small adjustment needed in how DU parses YouTube links

Proposals Raising the Normal Retirement Age for Social Security Would Lead to Increase in Inequality

Lieberman Resolution on Iran Means War: Top Military, Intelligence Officials

Fox News Says It's Caught the Gawker "Mole"

Glenn Grothman, Wisconsin state senator: Women make less because ‘Money is more important for men’

TYT: New Bush-Era Torture Memo and President Obama

Let's All Play: Where's George?

Shock vid: Northern Canada Wolves Slaughtered for Tar Sands

My brother in law works here.

The greatest closing paragraph to a scientific paper ever?

Here's your video for today

Coming: The Occupy Handbook

Confederate flag spotted in Seminole Cty.

UC-Davis pepper-spray was wrong, panel says

Your Vagina Isn’t Just Too Big, Too Floppy, and Too Hairy—It’s Also Too Brown

Study blames ocean CO2 for oyster declines

Rick Santorum’s Campaign Was So Unbelievably Bad...

Text of Reagan Speeches for Taxing Wealthy.

Republican Rep. Dan Benishek Scolded and Mocked By Senior Citizens at Town Hall Meeting

If you alert on a post, does DU provide you with the

Jail is not enough for this creep....Luggage tags ID suspect in Ohio puppy abandonment

Kentucky governor signs religious rights bill exempting Amish from longstanding traffic law

Tearing my hair out after a call with a condescending, patronizing bureaucrat.

Man Steals Guns and a Taser and Goes on the Craziest Crime Spree You Can Imagine

Obama leads Mitt Romney by landslide numbers

Dinosaurs were surrounded by constant fires

grrrrrrrrrrrrrr.....IRS call center in India

Has anyone heard anything from MedicalAdmin? His last thread before signing off was so poignant

At the point Zimmerman gets officially charged..

What is ObamaCare? High-Cost Privatized Medicine That Provides Huge Profits To Insurance Industry

Going to fix some broken windows - is glass the only material that can be used?

Egyptian Presidential Candidates....Interactive

How Does Anyone Know It was Really zimmerman Hannity Was Talking To?

Papantonio: Self-Centered Hannity Making Trayvon Murder All About Hannity

UC Davis pepper spray report critical of police action

MMMMMM..."Salmon burgers with green yogurt sauce." Grab a plate.

When your alert fails, or you can't get a thread hidden, or your post gets hidden...

Tweet WIN

How positive are you of Zimmerman's guilt or innocence?

Romney Campaign Enlists GOP Women Who Opposed Equal Pay Bills To Attack Obama

NON BREAKING NEWS: Manson denied parole...again

Drunk Bohemian Rhapsody synched and auto tuned.

Just watched Iron Lady.

We don't know if Zimmerman is guilty

Apple's Steve Jobs conspired on e-book price-fixing, lawsuits say

What else has Allen West heard about and can't wait to tell us?

So Zimmy baby needs a lawyer I guess.

DU is running rampant today with homophobes.

Video reveals teen’s electro-shock torture at Massachusetts school

Santorum’s next race: the debt collectors

Yo, triangules! Is we gonna be met-up in April too? Cuz April is fast goin past

Dear Friends of DU, advocating suicide is NEVER matter how provoked one feels.

Don't be cruel.

States with ‘abstinence-only’ sex ed programs rank highest in teen pregnancies

Romney campaign meets equal pay question with long silence

Thom Hartmann: The 1% don't want the poor to eat...unless it's out of a trashcan


About that grand jury.......

Adorable picture from the White House Easter Egg Roll - pic

Millionaires stand in support of the Buffett Rule

MSNBC: "It's possible that (Zimmerman) has already been arrested and is in custody."

Obama on Reagan: a ‘wild-eyed, socialist, tax-hiking class warrior’.....

Are "Protest Songs" officially dead?

How many times has Zimmy's dad, the magistrate, bailed him out?

To all concerned.

Sanford police car shot near Trayvon Martin scene

Chasing George Zimmerman

Has anyone else noticed a down-tick in the price of gasoline?

Transgender activist, academic pioneer

Racial Depictions of Jesus Christ

Sarah Palin PAC pays for space in Tampa during GOP convention

the Buffett Rule explained - Brian Deese, Deputy Director of the National Economic Council

Q-Poll: Apparently Christie is popular in New Jersey

Madam Secretary Meme Goes From Gay-Bar Banter to State Department Invite

"Not even Joe McCarthy would have said anything so stupid and dissociated from reality,"

FL law enforcement knows where Zimmerman is, and plans to arrest him out of state

Weird things with alerts going to 2 places, and service on 2 juries within minutes

First Lady Michelle Obama Working Out at the White House w/Biggest Loser Contestants

SF businessman trademarks “I believe you, Zimmerman” for sales of mugs, tee-shirts

Was It the Sweater Vests?

In the late 18th century the liberals embraced the doctrine of laissez faire.

AJC all quiet on Newt The Pig now...

What Were the D.U. "fried Chicken Wars"?

Could Romney's handlers write a BETTER SCRIPT than for FR to "attack Romney from the right"?

I saw James Oseland, Saveur Editor, on a BookTV panel

DC's two Occupy Camps plan McPherson Square merger, as permitted groups seek access to Freedom Plaza

Hey, Allen West, I heard that you were relieved of command, charged with violations of ...

aNotheR One bites the dust

Perverts in Power: The Torture-Lovers Who Rule Us

Bahrain violence grows with mob attacks


Arizona state representative Daniel Patterson (AZ-Ind) quits after expulsion recommended

First Universal Quantum Network Prototype Links 2 Separate Labs

My Mom just cracked me up laughing.

Feral cats are pissing on my porch

Naked woman questioned at Denver International Airport

More than 200 reasons to re-elect President Obama

"And, we have an AG that may as well be the President of the Black Panters."

Had LynneSin not reconsidered, I was fully prepared to present the Album of the Day.

Man faces five years for ‘God does not exist’ Facebook post

New Atheist Banner in Streator, Illinois Goes Up… with a Message to Potential Vandals

Stardust recycling mystery solved (BBC)

Just finished Drift by Rachel Maddow.

Mitt Romney's Women Surrogates Voted Against Pay Equity Enforcement, Blasted Feminism

All The Mitty Horses

Romney attacks Santorum in commercial...

White House campaign opens with sharp attacks

Debunking Romney’s Claim That It’s Obama’s War On Women (CHARTS)

Michelle Obama On The Importance Of Helping Military Families

Kudzu. It's going places.

Religious Marijuana Lawsuit Gets New Life in 9th Cir. (Hawaii)

very informative blog on What Will Happen to Zimmerman Now

Hey Kids! Let's all post things we've "heard" about Allen West!

CONFIRMED: Zimmerman taken into custody

Zimmerman in custody

Self delete of 1 of 4 "Zimmerman in custody" threads all posted at 5:35. (Anyone care to join me?)

Tweety's guest: "George Zimmerman was taken into custody"

APNewsBreak: Murder charge in Trayvon Martin case ( is in custody )

9 suspected illegal immigrants die in Texas wreck

Vicious words mark the war between pro and anti-nuclear environmentalists

Happy Birthday Union Made Oreos!

Is there a link to watch the press conference online?

Is Fox going apeshit yet?

Allen West is a robot. Prove it's not true.

Debate on "9/11, False Flags, and Black Ops" with Jonathan Kay and Webster Tarpley

AP is reporting it will be second degree murder..... Interesting 2nd degree MURDER not manslaughter

Campus Police Detain and Draw Weapons on Student for Wearing Empty Holster to Trayvon Martin Vigil

Theocrats force creationist idiocy on the people of Tennessee.

MSNBC seems to be losing their mojo re Trayvon

Romney Campaign Demands Correction From PolitiFact On Women's Job Loss Claim

Bloomberg: ‘Stand Your Ground’ Laws Don’t Belong in Civilized Society (Bloomy at it again)

Graphic Evidence Of The Racism Of Fox News: Racial Photoshopping

Cute kid mistakes. My brother got diagnosed with diabetes when he was about 32. My sister was

Time, Again, To Kill Myth of Jewish Trend to GOP: Far-Right Israel Rhetoric is Aimed at Evangelicals

Link to LIVE STREAM of Special Prosecutor's announcement of Zimmerman charges

Breaking news in Omaha Steve's Ward I campaign!!!! (the secret is out)

Presser on. (Charges)

Buy coal? New analysis shows purchasing fossil fuel deposits best way to fight climate change

Help me out here regarding George Zimmerman on the night of the shooting...

BReaking - Angela Corey on GEM$NBComcast right now n/t

You Might Be a 99%er.

In Florida, 2nd degree murder, the charge against Zimmerman, has a maximum penalty of life in prison

So, I guess the a**holes don't ALWAYS get away, do they, George?

Hatchery, OSU scientists link ocean acidification to larval oyster failure

Search for justice for Trayvon.


Murder in the 2nd degree! And he's in custody. n/t

Atheism in 60 seconds.

Zimmerman charged with 2nd degree murder (Corey press conference).

Zimmerman is in custody

Quelle Surprise !!!: Chris Christie's a liar

Out of Africa (and Elsewhere): More Fossil Fuels

I'm quickly losing my confidence in this State Attorney.

Whoa -- she just essentially admitted that this is not "excusable" or "justifiable" homicide! nt

And now, the Zimmerman variation of the Shepard's Prayer

the saddest picture ive ever taken

Fuck Fox News (the images they use for Trayvon)

About Angela Corey

"IF and when we pick a jury" -???? Someone from FL posted they may have gone with the 2nd charge

Prosecutor: Oil Rig Owner Hindering Federal Probe.

The liberal betrayal of Bradley Manning

Remember, and wish Corey luck,

I was very impressed with Ms. Corey's presentation

Here comes Reverand Al and the Martin family eom

Al Sharpton Press Conference with Trayvon's parents in DC live

Am I alone in thinking they're hanging Zimmerman out to dry in order to protect Stand Your Ground?

Sharpton should have let the parents speak first

Nelson (D-NE) wants investigation of Phipps (U.S. Department of Justice- closing 166 polling sites)

Report: 15 Million Would Have Received $2 Billion In Rebates If ACA Provisions Were Enacted In 2010

Just been watching "Man vs Food: Carnivore Edition"......

'Something must happen so that this doesn't happen again.' - Reverend Al Sharpton

Angela Corey: Justice in high heels! Praise, praise praise

Angela Corey has become, for me, a study of "what is"

I've got to say that I am


Army allows for sectarian prayer at mandatory events

so huffpost is basically just a right wing site now?

Justice: Evidence of Bias in Texas Voter ID Law

Study Confirms Sen. Franken’s Provision in Affordable Care Act will Save Consumers Money

No perp walk yet for Zimmerman.

Trayvon's brother is also at the presser.

Rockwall teacher fired for out-of-wedlock pregnancy

Obamacare Would Make Insurance Companies Give Consumers Their $2 billion Back

DENIED: White House says ‘no’ to ENDA exec order

Statement by ALEC on the Coordinated Intimidation Campaign Against Its Members

LOL. All of a sudden, the right wing loves defense attorneys!!!

new meaning to "Stand Your Ground"


Robert Greenwald on Koch brothers education policy.

Am I alone in expecting someone on Fox to call Zimmerman's arrest "politically correct"?

This is one great presser. They're preaching quality of life and justice for all.

Shell reports oil sheen in central Gulf

What Scientist Shortage? The Johnny-can’t-do-science myth damages US research.

Please take the AARP survey on Medicare and Social Security

Earthquake off Oregon Coast

My take on the Martin-Zimmerman case:

Worst Song Titles

OPs on DULounge just now: "Post a picture of your Cat Abe Vigoda"

Zimmerman Charged With 2nd-Degree Murder of Trayvon Martin 4/11/2012 Angela Corey's press conference

Low-Density Suburbs Are Not Free-Market Capitalism

M7.0 - Arteaga, Mexico

Campaign symbol for 2012

Rock not, Rock Chalk, say some Lee’s Summit Missouri elementary school parents

University of Missouri newspaper editor resigns amid April Fools' controversy

Zimmerman Charged with Second Degree Murder

Attracting Wealth

Question: What is this Operation Fast and Furious scandal about?

Cantor and Boner on the influx of the "knitted vaginas"

Stephen Colbert wants you to better know a district

(UK prime minister) Cameron calls on Islam to embrace democracy and reject extremism

Zimmerman's new lawyer looks like he's lost in the woods

What’s the best-selling cookie (and which union makes it)?

I am a bad mommy.

My wife and I need to get away...hoping to go here for a night

Trayvon Martin shooter put photo of OSU hate crime on his website

Arizona Governor signs another pro-gun hunting bill

Zimmerman attorney: “It must be frightening not to be able to go into a 7-11.”

Mitt Romney's Women Surrogates Voted Against Pay Equity Enforcement, Blasted Feminism

So will DU let the facts in the Zimmerman case be presented?

Zimmerman's new attorney is WISELY avoiding the "gangsta Trayvon shaken baby head" bullshit

Iron Workers on Rock Center with Brian Williams Tonight (building nation's tallest tower)

Why are gas prices so high? The Book of Morgan

Preparing for President Obama's visit to 6th Summit of the Americas in Colombia - (updated) pics

Martin Special Prosecutor said that the first thing she did with Trayvon's

I think Matt Bandy is celebrating...

Boojatta got PPR'd....

The reason why Z is charged with murder two is

Mayor Bloomberg launches campaign against gun laws

Planned Parenthood sues over exclusion from Texas program

White Privilege - the comparative suffering game?....

Criticizing NRA ‘Vigilantism’, Mayor Bloomberg Leads Call To Roll Back ‘Stand Your Ground’

Serious question... Could Sean Hannity be called to testify?

NOW cons are concerned about for-profit voting companies?

43 years ago tonight I was well on my way to being shitfaced.

7.0 quake hits Mexico city

"Constitutional victim"

8:24 PM EST Zimmerman arrived at Seminole County Jail.

S.F. Giants Buster Posey, 25, has shingles

President Obama Raises Nearly $1 Million in DC

Guess which news network ISN'T covering the arrest of George Zimmermen...

What is the population of your town/city?

News Corp 'hacked phones on US soil' – so were these three the intended targets?

The racism is thick right now in on websites like CNN and Washington Post

Age Discrimination The New Scourge In The Labor Market. Put Age Discrimination Under Affirmative Ac

I'm so happy.

Judge orders zoning part of gas-drilling law delayed 120 days

Breastfeeding Gestapo Moves to Ban Free Formula Samples from Hospitals

News International braced as lawyer brings phone-hacking scandal to US

Seems like a bad idea: Major Tea Party rally planned for San Francisco Saturday

Zimmerman's Mughshot

Why do some conservatives simply go off the deep end?

Barney Frank Slams Allen West: 'Not Even Joe McCarthy Would Have Said Anything So Stupid'

Alan West=Joseph McCarthy?

Jessica Ahlquist gets nasty death threat

George Zimmerman's new mug shot - PHOTO

Does the Communist Party even HAVE 80 members?

Young Men Discouraged From Science

heh. the freeper birthers are turning against Romney, now.

George Zimmerman is PRESUMED innocent....

Question For The Class: Wouldn't This Be The Perfect Moment To Re-Introduce The ERA ???

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseekers Check In!! Losing My Religion

Florida Civil Rights Association wants Sanford Police Chief's photo off website.

Help! What do you do when a week has passed and you haven't heard?

"this Cory lady is totally on Martin’s side...disgusting"

Should Zimmerman get bail? I would say yes.

Karl Rove Group That Absurdly Blames Obama For Rising Gas Prices Was Bankrolled By Top Oil

Tucker Carlson :"The Middle Class Is Addicted To Entitlements"

I hate one part of spring!

Presumed Innocent; Not Guilty; & Guilty

The power of music

Bush & Christie Still Selling ‘Snake-Oil’ To Dummies

More Overt Reverse Racism: Whites No Longer Allowed to Kill Blacks With Impunity - WTF!?

TCM Schedule for Thursday, April 12 -- What's On Tonight: Liza Minnelli

Ronald Reagan Endorses the Buffett Rule

Zimmerman Attorney's News Conference on Client's Murder Charge

Rachel is having all kinds of fun with Allen West's "Communist" comment.

Michelle Malkin appears to be "all in" for Zimmerman.

Heard on TYT on Current

ThinkProgress EXCLUSIVE: Shareholders Call On Companies To Disclose ALEC Ties

U.S. Tightens Rules on Antibiotics Use for Livestock

How long do broken noses take to heal?

Pre-trial Hearings

MFM has been away creating his newest invention...

US White House campaign opens with sharp attacks

I truly believe that Sean Hannity is stoking racial hatred in the worse way.

Former Mayor Daley of Chicago to be Deposed On Alleged Torture Case

George Zimmerman is charged with 2nd-degree murder in Trayvon Martin shooting

How Did Mitt Romney Get So Obscenely Rich? Robert Reich Explains

Zimmerman brother just floated a new theory on Piers Morgan

Zimmerman’s MySpace nickname included ‘datniggy’; family insists on innocent explanation

ACLU and NAACP Statements on the Arrest of George Zimmerman

Check out this Freeper post...

Rick Santorum’s homophobia will not be acceptable in 2016. The fact that it was in 2012 is a shame

Doggy bag - pic

TOM THE DANCING BUG: Lucky Ducky gets Trickled Down!

What's the next hit?

Ladies...There is no War on Women.

Does the Communist Party really have a card?

Lawrence O'Donnell on Twitter: Zimmermans new lawyer joins me at 10pm @TheLastWord

Webwire: FBI Attempts to Hold Sibel Edmonds’ Book Hostage

Midwesterners: Anyone else see the meteor?

Does something seem a bit off with the Zimmerman 2nd degree murder charge?

MinnPost: Asbestos-bill veto was Dayton's 7th related to ALEC efforts

Greece special report

What festivals is your city known for? We have a tulip festival in Ottawa come May. We get

This felt appropriate today:

would you be ok with President Obama

O'Donnell reading the formal charge against Zim

Piers Morgan Grills George Zimmerman’s Brother On Defense Of Murder Charge - two part video

Hi Roger. It’s Me, Joe: The Fox Mole

Does the Communist Party really have a card?

A battle beyond belief

Newt on C-Span right now pushing privatizing of SS, Medicare, re-writing the history of the

New movie coming out soon...

Texting guy almost runs into a bear

Closing the Gap Between Justice and Just Us

Germany monitors Koran distribution by Salafists

Do I suck because I think Mark O'Mara sounds like a good attorney?

Tommy Thompson Backs Gov. Scott Walker

Top Ten Koch Facts

Truth of Assange is stranger than fiction

Saggy pants? Not this guy.. The pants will rise again.. (graphic)

Planned Parenthood sues Texas over health care exclusion

NYT is further reducing their number of 'free' articles

TCM Schedule for Friday, April 13 -- What's On Tonight: Happy Anniversary

Zimmerman in custody - link below

Rick Santorum's Greatest Hits

Zimmerman's brother, just on Piers Morgan, claimed that Trayvon had his hands over George's nose and

How to cook corn on the cob with no shucking or silks.

A New Record for Retractions?

Incomplete Pass: Tim Tebow Says America Based on ‘One Nation Under God’

I need some advice, please. XP is being phased out, and I have a reliable laptop which I use when

'Why the GOP should abandon the minority vote' (NOT from The Onion)

Oh. Alright. Fine.

Heads up: Michelle Obama will be on The Colbert Report tonight. nt

U.S. priests accused in 700 sex cases in 2011: report

To all the right wing 'visitors' - why do you keep talking about the New Black Panthers???

Legolas! What do your elf eyes see? (pic & Minecraft)

Trayvon Martin’s father to Zimmerman: Was it really worth it?

Op-ed on future of journalism in the Philadelphia Inquirer

Ahmed Ben Bella, Revolutionary Who Led Algeria After Independence, Dies at 93

Wealthy Group Seeks to Reform Election Giving in New York

Fed May Extend Support Past 2014, Official Says

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Thursday, 12 April 2012

Electing to Sleep Elsewhere (article about governors not living in mansions)

"When Stand Your Ground Failed"

"Lesser Included" is mandatory in Florida

EXPERTS: Hannity Could Be Required To Testify About His Conversation With George Zimmerman

Toons: A Looney Tune Production, The Haves and the Have Nots, Damage Control and More. - 4/11/12

Mitt Romney: a severely conservative nominee

What if...Zimmerman pleads guilty to manslaughter or a lesser charge?

Did Zimmerman have leftover monies on the book?

Meth lab in Boaz Walmart bathroom shocks many

Connecticut House Votes to Repeal Death Penalty

First Lady Michelle Obama with Stephen Colbert on "The Colbert Report" - pic

While You Were Sleeping (Alec related)

Anyone see Jon Stewart show?

4 Supreme Court women take same stage - story with pics

If the bullet the coroner dug out of Trayvon's chest wasn't from Zimmerman's gun, he's innocent.

One of the things I love most about DU these days...

What is the definition of the word "child".

Gee, this hannity dude sure is soft on crime... doesn't he have any feelings for the victims?

*Michelle on Colbert, NOW!

For John Edwards, isolation is a symbol of his downfall

How to do optical designs:

Newty comes out with several "funny" stories about why his check bounced.

Wrapped Up in Florida

Psychiatrist retracts infamous study claiming gay people can turn straight through therapy

How have contraceptives changed your life?

FR: JimRob is totallly losing it. Here comes his 19th nervous breakdown

EXCLUSIVE: Shareholders Call On Companies To Disclose ALEC Ties

Gates foundation withdraws support of ALEC

Nixon Now (Eager to Pal around with Communists)

Free Republic Secedes From the GOP!

Just because God tells you to Run...