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Archives: April 25, 2012

Manning Case: 'Judge Orders US To Turn Over WikiLeaks Damage Reports' - AFP

Fischer: Appointment of a Gay Romney Spokesman is a National Security Risk

Bad-ass honey badger

Anyone else noticing the "No on 29" ads?

I'm really curious as to what LGBT folk think of Robertsons latest 'offering' re LGBT folks

Suprise some sites arent making more fuss over Steve Doocy's non apology

Metta World Peace suspended seven games for elbowing James Harden

A Tornado in Space

FBI chief in Yemen as drone kills AQAP leader

The Hubble as Our Eye in The Sky

Family Reseach Cncl: Secret Service scandal caused by DADT

Rupert Murdoch to face inquiry over media influence

A few shots from my walk home from work

The Rachel Maddow Show - No shortage of shadowy special interest groups to fill ALEC's role

Nuclear payment plan divisive in other states (Great research on nuclear financing)

From George Takei's Facebook page

Obama pushes low-rate student loans, wooing young

Who is your favorite to win this season of RuPaul's Drag Race?

My dear, sweet friend, a domestic violence survivor

Romney to win Connecticut, Rhode Island, Delaware, CBS News projects

French Sour on Nuclear Power

I just got a diagnosis of Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy

Shocking Video Shows Mexican Immigrant Beaten to Death. Something needs to be done.

"Error in grammar are not acceptable"... I love this site!

Well Well Well...Romney-World Linked To Wall Mart Mexican Bribery Scandal/Cover-up

The Repost Thread, 4/24/2012

Mandatory Tuesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! “Thanks Folks, I’ll Be Here All Week..." & a new

Matthew Owens wielded butcher knives at kids? Has a lot of problems and anger management issues?

Heard Dr. Cornel West speak today

Good Image Bennett Latinos for Romney

60 Minutes Report: Fukushima Now Radiating Everyone: Will Impact All Of Humanity

Fuck you Willard Rmoney

BP engineer arrested for allegedly deleting oil spill text messages

I can now just play videos on my computer. Share your fav. youtubes here. This is my actual 5th

LOL....Mittens is live on MSNBC crying crocodie tears over single moms

so let me get this straight, this guy has a shot at being president?

WTF happened to the Black man sitting behind Mitt?

Trayvon Martin remains top story with public, poll finds

Toon: But I have so much to offer!

Dear Occupy: Scheduling events on weekdays at NOON, holding GA's at 4 p.m.

Just a thought about the White House Correspondent's Dinner this Saturday

Yes Mitten... I Cant Wait Until The Obama...

"This is about the economy."

Welcome to Wal-Mart (cartoon)

You want to help urban youth get access to good schools like you, Mitt?

Heads up, Frontline has a two hour special on NOW: Money, Power and Wall Street

PBS FRONTLINE Money, Power and Wall Street

What do you man by "we", white man?

As if you needed another reason to hate ExxonMobil and ALEC.....

'No One Is Higher Than Me,' Sheriff Arpaio Tells Inmate

What time is it in Japan?

SF Examiner buys SF Bay Guardian

Romney wins 5 more GOP primaries . . .

Student Loan Borrowers Dazed and Confused by Servicer Shuffle

The leading song of 1966 the day that Mitt Romney decided to fight the Vietnam War from France

To date, the response to Dr. Strange's ad in the personals has been disappointing.

Fox Nation Sees Trash In San Francisco, Fabricates Entire Story To Blame Green Activists

Inaugural DU3 Movie Poll

David Korten: A Plea for Rio+20: Don't Commodify Nature

Americans losing their taste for the death penalty, even in Texas

(Comic) The meaning of life: Cheese

Residents near Colleyville drill site do their own air testing

What songs to you are over-rated?

Tea Party causing trouble for the GOP...again (PA-SEN)

So, how did Santorum do in Pennsylvania?

I'm not ignoring ANYONE.

Netanyahu says backs "contiguous" Palestinian state

Ideas that would only make money in the U.S.A.

Trayvon Martin case: George Zimmerman quietly pleaded not guilty

8 of 10 most violent states in america are - you guessed it - red

Author of Arizona immigration law defends it in Senate hearing

Mrs. Santorum said they got into the nomination race because of Obamacare and how it would affect

Girl Spills Yogurt On Obama, He Says ‘Getting Yogurt On The President, You’ve Got A Story To Tell’

The President is lookin' good...

President Obama stops at The Sink restaurant in Colorado - pics

Self Portrait

A rainbow is seen above Colorado countryside from Air Force One - pics

PF Flyers: I swear I thought Mitt was going to say

Xenoblade Chronicles (spoilers)

We now have a nominee. MSNBC reporting that President Obama has secured a

MSNBC just announced someone has clinched the presidential nomination.

MSNBC reports that the President has officially secured a majority of the delegates

Here is what I don't get-

Neighbors allege that Matthew Owens pulled knife on kids, routinely called them ni**ers and cursed

Obama Spokesman: Romney Vision Is ‘Back To The Future’

Favorite musical theme from a motion picture

Has Anyone In The Press Asked Mitt Now That He Supports Keeping Down The Interest On Student Loans..

Celtics - Heat looks like a preseason NFL game.

Chicago OKs private investment for infrastructure

NATO summit protesters to be kept away from leaders

based on results tonight Mittens still losing a third or more of GOP vote

Did you hear Mitt's comments about government employees tonight?

Can anyone give me a link to Rachael Maddow streaming video?

2 PA Blue-Dog Dem Reps Lose Tonight in Primaries

Tuesday night wins make it official: Romney is the nominee

Blue Dogs Altmire and Holden lose primaries!

Craziest Politician Showdown

Mitt Romney Sweeps GOP Primaries, Promises 'Better America'

Vote here in the Wisconsin primary!

The Stolen Child (W.B. Yeats poem set to music)

Hey Mitt, This Is The Real World

bain romney wants "Etch-A-Sketch" to start tonight, but campaign 2012 is PERSONAL!

Pennsylvania to get first openly gay state legislator

Gallup: Obama Now at 50% Job Approval; Leads Romney, 49% to 42%

New Fashion Wrinkle: Stylishly Hiding the Gun

Amber Alert Issued For Sick Mo. Boy

The Further Adventures of Lynda Carter

Concern Abounds Over Teachers' Preparedness for Standards

Heart patient, 5, taken from St. Louis hospital

Ann Romney, stay at home mom, learning hard lessons (Photo)

I was a poll worker all day today in PA.

BREAKING NEWS!!! First Look at the New Standardized Testing for College Students

California 'Ex-Gay' Therapy Bill Could Protect Patients Under 18 From Associated Harms

Canadian federal scientists closely monitored by government during polar conference

Catholic bishops rap Paul Ryan on the knuckles with a ruler (re: budget)

"Pres Obama isn’t someone you wish you could have a beer with,he’s someone you did have a beer with"

Liberty University responds to Romney controversy, angers online students

Teacher/Bully: How My Son Was Humiliated and Tormented by his Teacher and Aide

The ED Show - Procter and Gamble leaves ALEC

GE shareholder meeting in Detroit tomorrow - Occupy will be there! - Help wanted

Republican enthusiasm? (updated)

Two Blue Dogs, Tim Holden and Jason Altmire, lose primary

Woman falls through hole in sidewalk!

DA considers charges against man suspected of setting boy on fire in '98

S.E.C. Asks if Hollywood Paid Bribes in China

If the election were tonight, my county would once again have gone Republican

Woman Spills Yogurt on Obama

Big Joe Turner, "Shake, Rattle, and Roll"

You think she'll regret making this face?

Citizens asking for re-regulation: Memphis hub hurt by air industry

The Racism-Conservatism Link: 'National Review' Firestorm Over Racism

Name your poison

One guy is the head of an Evil Empire...

Think good thoughts. I threw away my lucky shoes.

‘The Bangover’: Jon Stewart Investigates Whether Hiring More Women Would've Prevented SS Scandal

President Obama at the University of Colorado Boulder - pics

This is the woman I want to get elected - She is our best hope of getting Tom Corbett out of office!

Colorado is Obama Country!

The Syrian Revolution: Voices From Exile (from Dec30, 2011)

Toons: Business as Usual, The Unemployment Line, Bainman and Rubio and More. - 4/24/12

Source's Cover Blown by SEC

!aaaH-aH yawA eM ekaT oT gnimoC er'yehT

Syria: A Christian-Salafi Jihadist!

Just a question from a Canadian. Are kids today in the USA going to be taught about the neocons,

Even after 35 years, advocates for Fla. death row inmate still trying to prove his innocence

Threat against Sen. Marco Rubio under investigation, his office says

Toon: Bainman and Rubio

This is really outstanding:US ‘waging war’ on whistleblowers

A Call From The Boss!!

"The Five" should be reNAMED "4 IDIOT CONS & A Reformed Liberal [TOO STUPID To Understand How

Jeremy Hunt faces calls to resign over 'absolutely illegal' News Corp advice

"Mr Understatement" on Jimmy Fallon tonight

"The Benefits of Nuclear Power" - Some in the media are starting to wake up

War on Women: What if Pharmacist Could Deny Any Medication Due To

President Obama Slow Jams The News w/Jimmy Fallon - (update: added link to SIX more video clips)

What We Still Get Wrong About Women and Work

I'm coming into the City for my Anniversary, (May 6) and I am looking for a reasonably priced

The Fetish of National Security: How America's Worst Crimes Are Perpetrated and Excused

The Young Turks‘ Ana Kasparian On Greg Gutfeld’s NOW Comment: ‘F**k You’

Palestinian intellectual Salameh Kaileh arrested in Syria: lawyer

HRW and "Doctors Without Borders" on Syria

Posing With the Prez at The Sink Near Boulder

House to vote on bill preventing GSA-like conferences

Baby Dolphin Die-Offs Continue in the Gulf

Bad Idea T-Shirts

Julie Andrews and "Tomboys"

Group Says It Has Ceased Bomb Threats on Campus (Univ. of Pittsburgh)

KTH: Syria's deadly lies to U.N. monitors

Barcelona - Chelsea

In Years Since the Riots, a Changed Complexion in South Central (Los Angeles)

Make sure "DNS Changer Malware" isn't infecting your MS or Linux system(s).

Uh-oh.

[Skinner, Elad, EarlG, etc] A suggestion regarding DU TV front page video section

Even VA Would Become A Coupon Programs And Vets Pensions Would Be 401k

N. Korea: 'Mobile weapons' capable of striking US

Army commander accuses major of murdering civilians (U.S. ally, Colombia)

Army commander accuses major of murdering civilians

Lawyer who cites environmental impact of immigration helped write SB 1070 and its clones

First U.S. Case Of Mad Cow Disease In 6 Years Confirmed In Central California

Voter fraud is not a 'serious problem,' explains Katrina vanden Heuvel -- lack of voters is

Obama draws contrast with Romney in Rolling Stone

Hypocrisy alert=House freshmen: Bring back earmarks

Uribe 'could lead U Party in Colombia's senate' .

Mixed Bag of Housing Data Shows Recovery — Except in Areas with High Foreclosures

POLL: Where is Mitt Romney in terms of political ideology?

Prez: "I too want to slow-jam the news.”

Religion-based parties banned under new Libyan law

Ex-BP engineer charged with destroying Deepwater evidence

Okay, so it's Doug Cliffford's birthday...

Nice day along Highway 1 on Saturday.

Venezuelan officials arrest 5 in money laundering case, suspect link to opposition politicians

Venezuelan officials arrest 5 in money laundering case, suspect link to opposition politicians

Confused driver 'parks' car in Paris metro station

New Act 10 twist might drastically cut teachers' pay in next contracts

China makes veiled warning to North Korea not to carry out nuclear test

Wow! Pennsylvania Primary: Blue Dog Democrats Lose Seats

Pennsylvania Primary: Blue Dog Democrats Lose Seats

More on Matthew Owens beating - He did pull a knife on kids playing basketball.

Why Do Venezuelan Women Vote for Chavez?

PSC reapproves coal plant (Mississippi)

Why Do Venezuelan Women Vote for Chavez?

Climate right for Asian mosquito to spread in N. Europe

Rep. Holden, Dean of Pa. House Members, Unseated.

This election is gonna be about PARTY.....the GOPers gonna lose because they are GOPers...

What's for Dinner ~ Wednesday April 25th

Will Rupert Murdoch sink Cameron at the Inquiry?

Retirees in east King County kicking some serious butt

Independent oil company plans major expansion in Chile, Argentina and Colombia

UK economy in double-dip recession

Women form new opposition in Syria

Hurt by Arizona immigration law, Hispanics organize

Chile: Pinochet’s Will to Be Opened

Chile: Pinochet’s Will to Be Opened

Ernest Callenbach dies at 83; wrote environmental novel 'Ecotopia'

Halliburton objects to Gulf spill settlement

Were Colombian prostitutes Russian spies? Senator insinuates country is 'famous for that to get info

"Do you want to say it, or should I?"

Long Time Blue Dog Pennsylvania congressman loses to Personal Injury lawyer in Primary

Fact: More Americans Believe In Witchcraft Than Agree With Citizens United

Mitt Romney is so wooden that he was just cast to play Kevin Costner in a biopic.

Rmoney's running mate disclosed

IDF chief to Haaretz: I do not believe Iran will decide to develop nuclear weapons

Romney’s Etch A Sketch Campaign Begins -- Daily Intel

Gulf seafood deformities alarm scientists

The Daily Show A Great Bit On How A New Yorker Primary Voter Can Pretend His Vote Matters

Anyone else using CloudFlare?

Holland might be on their way Out of the Euro. Could spell the end of single currency

[James] Murdoch and [Jeremy] Hunt spoke despite legal warnings

U.S. Electoral System Wallowing in a Sea of Money, Idiocy, and Corruption

Derp Letters to the Plain Dealer, Volume 6,000 . . . is this REALLY Northeast Ohio?

TYT: Liberal media bias against Romney?

Correct me if I'm wrong, but I can't remember the last time a sitting president....

Crew fatigue cited in fatal train crash

This guy smells like a blue dog. Big Ed interviews Ted Vick, purported Democrat from South Carolina

The Wisconsin Teacher Story Nobody is Covering

I'm seeing the term "pro-Obama" a lot on DU these days..

Planetary Resources Webcast

Media is Tougher on Obama

Man working on utility pole electrocuted

"Everywhere I go, Americans are tired of being tired."

Ed Show - Walker talks about job creation

Let them eat rice and beans (Hannity)

Latinos for Romney- - -

Ed Show Hannity's Hunger Game

Wisconsin: It should also be noted that Walker's budget did raise taxes on the poorest of the poor

Did we get "had" again? Voter ID Law Just "Mah-va-luss"

Austerity Report: UK plunges into double-dip recession

Wall Street-Inflated Student Debt Bubble Hits $1 Trillion; Debtors Rally for Relief

Just discovered I might be getting under the freepers skin a little bit

Ex-BP engineer arrested in Gulf oil spill case

Latinos for Romney (cartoon)

How Christian Groups Push Right-Wing Religion With the Help of Your Tax Dollars

An Open Letter to the Arizona State Legislature: Don’t Stop Now!

Wells Fargo, Terrified to Face Victims of Its Foreclosure Fraud and Predatory Lending, Locks

Rev. William Barber Speaks Out Against Amendment One

Florida Gov. Rick Scott Slashes Rape Counseling During Sexual Assault Awareness Month

GOP: Party of hate

Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx Speaks Out Against Amendment One

Oklahoma Tea Party Supporting Oath Keeper Convicted Of Raping Daughter

Next at the Supreme Court: A Deeply Cruel Policy Comes Before the Justices

Romney Seeks the Endorsement of Zelig

To Young People, Justice is a Key Ingredient in Good Food

Psychopath who covered up CIA torture now has a book to hawk

Florida doc claims he's found the g-spot

Newt Gingrich "may" drop out. Or not. We'll see.

Port Authority Chief Wants Megabus Out

Olympic medal hopeful shames stalker on Facebook

At inquiry, Rupert Murdoch defends 50 year record

African big game poaching surges on Asian affluence

Have You Grown Stevia?

Nuclear Engineer Arnie Gundersen: Fukushima Meltdown Could Result in 1 Million Cases of Cancer

Even when winning things look bad for Mitt

"...it didn't contain an ounce of actual policy."

Report: NATO misleads with 'Afghan-led' label

'Destroying CIA torture tapes purged 'ugly visuals'

Luckovich Toon- "Global Warming"

DANCE, monkey...DANCE! FASTER, damn you! FASTER, monkey! DANCE! AHAHAHAAAAA! DAMN YOU!

Toles Toon: Doesn't solve anything

Internet doomsday and the Estonian cyber mafia

This man should run for president one day - I really like him!

How to properly spank a nun, By Mark Morford

Glowing fish illuminates environmental health hazards

Cummins thumbs nose at Columbus

Jim Hightower: Romney's Economic Fix and the Inequity of Private-Equity Hustlers

Limbaugh illegally using censorship.

Katrina vanden Heuvel: Koch Brothers Exposed

Ya'll ever see Ann Romney's favorite sport?

Nigh-undetectable ATM skimmer

Wal-Mart took part in lobbying campaign to amend anti-bribery law

Has Mitt Romney met Mitt Romney?

Appalled

Florida man mistakes girlfriend for hog, shoots her

Aw, is he a rescue doggy?

Telling the truth in 1 toon: They only care about you until you are born

Romney Tied To Big Oil In $1 Million Ad Buy

Wednesday Toon Potpourri

President Obama surges in campaign donations from military members

Old Testament' moth invasion should end in 2 weeks

House Republican divide keeps lid on highway projects

Farewell to GM, from a factory rat’s disloyal daughter

Harvard University says it can't afford journal publishers' prices

Life after Elsevier: making open access to scientific knowledge a reality

Hurt by Arizona immigration law, Hispanics organize

Grassley: Colombian prostitutes could be Russian spies

LIVE: Secretary Janet Napolitano testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee

Soledad O'Brien makes Allen West look like the jackass he is

chuck todd is really worried that the President is doing 'politics' with air force one

Is water on the public’s mind? Not really. Not yet.

The eye on the cover of "the Host."

Happy Birthday Edward R. Murrow (here's his commentary on McCarthy & McCarthyism)

Caution: Only to be inserted orally.

Drumbeat: April 25, 2012

Glenn Close...

INFOGRAPHIC: What You Need To Know About The Violence Against Women Act

Drumbeat: April 25, 2012

"Do you think you can do this job?"

President Obama celebrates Mitt Romney's victory by slow jamming the news with Jimmy Fallon

Wars of Attrition: Green Zones of the Mind, Guerrillas, and a Technical Knockout in Afghanistan

Ron Paul wins Iowa. And Minnesota. And might win Colorado.

defending ourselves to death

Grist: Let’s put an end to ‘dietary tribalism’

Venezuela’s Chavez: Informal Workers to Receive Social Security

defense industry shifts campaign dollars to republicans

"Smedley? Show these lovely people waving their Bibles and their rubber fetuses the door, will you?"

Gingrich calls on conservatives to back Romney

The EU's Wholesale Privatisation Drive

Justice Department moves to postpone state's voter ID case

What was/is the population of your home town?

Is anyone else pissed off about the new state budget/tax laws?

Uh no...this wont go well at all!

That's not an earthquake you're feeling - that's just Mitt reshaking his etch-a-sketch...

Minnesota GOP in deep kimche

BBC: US Supreme Court to weigh Arizona immigration law

Elizabeth Warren Knows What Some Corporations Did With The Money They Didn't Use To Pay Taxes

gop prayers

BREAKING: Gingrich to end White House bid

Gawker's "Fox Mole" Raided

Arab comedian sentenced to jail for offending Islam.

The #1 Reason Barack Obama Is Different From Mitt Romney

Study: Whooping cough outbreak linked to vaccinated children

Why it's worth getting to know your neighbors

Ann Romney's horses (NOT houses) worth more than $250,000

The GOP War On Women In One Simple Quote Graphic

Republican destructiveness, and why it’s so effective

More universities charging more tuition for harder majors

Hollande Cools on Greens Nuclear Pact

Meet a nasty piece of work: Mitten's National Security Advisor (he'll be out soon)

Wrong Forum. eom

Trolls...

Here are the top 10 bands as selected by DUers - which is the best?

Think Rick Santorum's Alarming Attacks On Women's Health Are Gone? Think Again . . .

TIMELINE: How Walmart Conquered the World

This Man…

Romney's insult to women on equal pay - By Lilly Ledbetter

when did "French"

Portraits of Addiction

ACT UP: 25 Years of Radical Action

Notre Dame Profs:Calls for Bishop To APOLOGIZE OR RESIGN Notre Dame B. For Comparing Obama to Hitler

Question about Roosters (or should I say one that's weird and lazy)

Learn How To Combat Climate Change Denial

Libya's ex-Rebels Arrive in Jordan for Training

‘Young Turk’ to ‘sexist’ Fox News host: ‘F*ck you!’

So Newt Gingrich is ending his campaign. But what does Darth Vader have to say about it?

El Supremo enjoys a day out at the old ball game

To Curb Rowdiness, Long Island Rail Road Will Ban Alcohol on Late-Night Weekend Trains

Tsuruga plant may sit atop active fault

US Supreme Court takes up Arizona immigration law

The Weight

Robert F Kennedy Quote

Anyone read the Robert Caro series on LBJ?

Insult to Islam accused's lawyer refers to dictionary in trial

Persian invaders of Greece 'did perish in tsunami'

DU Album of the Day: Abba - "Gold"

New York woman fired after donating kidney to help boss

Aspirin taken daily 'cuts bowel cancer death risk'

Tony Perkins, first a hate group leader and now a birther as well?

Sam Seder: How Corporate America Turned Their Backs on Limbaugh

FRONTLINE..special report unbelievable.

Pa. election results

MSNBC investigates all the big stories including what is hand shredded ass meat....

The OccupyUSA Blog for Wednesday (April 25), With Frequent Updates

Tavis Smiley & Cornel West on Democracy Now

O desk trash! Thy name is procrastination

Freepers and Mittens?

Debt collectors embedded in hospital emergency rooms demand payment before treatment.

Jon Lovitz Slams the President in Podcast

So when will Newt Gingrich pay off all his campaign debts

One paragraph of history

2012 Presidential Poll

Tennessee Firearms Associations calls for house republican's political crucifiction...

US Student Debt - Democracy Now!

CFPB to Take on Shadow Corporate Justice System

Pic Of The Moment: It's A Hard Life Being A Romney: The College Years

Music as a message: ditch your car and try a bike

Iran Considers Halting Nuclear Expansion to Avert EU Oil Ban

Traffic jams feared as S.F. approach to the G.G. Bridge torn down, May 27-29

The last mystery uncovered. Destination: G-spot.

More older couples shacking up, skipping marriage

Atheist group demands Woonsocket to remove veteran memorial, after complaint

30,000 sign up on Florida's free "Do Not Call" list in just 24 hours

Yea... Polls... vote in today's Repuke Primary right here on DU!

XKCD: Approximations

Hitler’s Mein Kampf to be republished in Germany

Cool, now for only $8.99 you can make an appointment at the ER!!!!

Libya bans religious, tribal or ethnic parties before June elections

Think globally. Buy locally.

Where No City Has Gone Before: San Francisco Will Be World's First Zero-Waste Town by 2020

Thanks, Nancy Reagan. Now kids are drinking hand sanitizer.

'F**k You Greg Gutfeld' - Ana Kasparian of TYT on Fox Host's NOW Comments

This is my 50,000th post...

Mad cow disease case in US was a 'one-off' caused by a mutation

"The Long Adios: A Walmart Detective Story"

Anybody else feel like piling on?

The Way Too Early 2016 Democratic Primary Straw POLL

Among the Truthers: A Journey Through America's Growing Conspiracist Underground

South Korea retailers stop selling US beef in wake of California mad cow case

Pakistan Tests Nuclear-Capable Ballistic Missile

Mathematics of Eternity Prove The Universe Must Have Had A Beginning

Favorite part of the Bible.

Kofi Annan offers bleak progress report on Syria

Burger King vows cage-free chicken and pork

Does anyone know of a good school to learn parody?

Van Rompuy(Head of the EU): 'Winds of populism' threaten free movement

2 Religious Groups Want Kennedy Speech Invite Reinstated

Congressman James McGovern fighting food stamp cuts

The Port Huron Statement: Still Radical at 50

America Faces the Specter of Religious Apartheid

Henderson County delays ruling on atheist sign display

Got a job at the antique mall.

Debt Collector Is Faulted for Tough Tactics in Hospitals

Dick Morris: Media ‘ruined’ Bush because Iraq war coverage was ‘too harsh’

Question on gay friendly areas in NY State.

What the hell is wrong with Huffington Post?

How To Properly Spank A Nun

Video of yesterday's Congress Hearing on MF Global:

The Mega Millions Solution

Romney vs Reality: Student loan edition

Hunting Down Syria’s Media Activists

Neocon’s new lie

New Poll Shows Obama Over Romney By Eight

Middlefingermom is following is doctor's orders EXACTLY...

Ready for the Fight: Rolling Stone Interview with Barack Obama

George Zimmerman’s fund-raising website goes dark

Anders Behring Breivik: psychiatric report was based on evil fabrications

Restrict shale gas fracking to 600m from water supplies, says study

Craziest food you've eaten that didn't turn out the way you expected.

Activists Disrupt Wells Fargo Shareholders Meeting

There's a Administrative Professionals day and a Bosses Day - what about the rest of us??

Charles Taylor trial could land Liberian ex-president in British jail

The ED Show - Boehner scare tactics on Obama re-election

Obama’s Amendment One silence

Trump whines he was assured nothing would spoil his golf course view

Do we really know who the Nominee is?

Slow Jammin' The News With Barack Obama And Jimmy Fallon: 'Aww, Pell No!'

Communist rebels kill 10 soldiers in the Philippines

"Learn How To Combat Climate Change Denial"

I was tired of my plain-vanilla cell-phone ring tone...

"Gingrich Hints He May Finally Drop Out of 2008 Race"

I can't believe I'm saying this, because he's my hero, but President Carter, Shut up!

Hey Jack Rabbit and H20 Man! New sport combines Chess and Boxing

Libya bans religious political parties

Australian Union Mounts “Move Your Money” Campaign Following Big Bank Interest Rate Hike

Re-Elect President Obama

Local Hire Jumped 14% in the Year Following San Francisco’s Implementation of Landmark Law

Grammar Nazis beware - 7 commonly corrected grammar errors that arent mistakes

Authenticity matters (Toon)

Alabama "attack" update: No indication anybody yelled anything about "justice for Trayvon."

Rubio think Bush did 'a fantastic job'

Objections to Brookfield, WI Mosque include traffic, terrorism, and an influx of immigrants

Polls: Arizona SB 1070 approval increased since 2010

I gotta say, I was kinda bummed when Lisbeth Salander seduces a sixteen year old boy in

Andrea Mitchell is a butt. She played the President slow jamming the news and had to get

Andy Borowitz: Amazing Romney News

Stuart Chaifetz Secretly Tapes His Autistic Son at School, Discovers He's Being Bullied by Teachers

Mein Kampf to be re-released with notes countering Hitler's arguments

Utterly OUTRAGEOUS LTTE in Arkansas Democrat-Gazette TODAY

Joint Israeli-Palestinian Memorial Day event blasted as ‘insult to citizens’

A disturbing stat I heard recently

Zimmerman's website gone

Obama unpopular in Colorado ******PICS*****

Bumpersticker Please: Better "ObamaCare than...IDon'tCare!!"

Gallup: Obama still at 50% approval, leads Rmoney 49-43...

Wall Street's WMD of Choice Is ACCOUNTING.

(Calif.) State bill would let non-doctors perform abortions

Snotty Scotty is getting desperate.

Democrats are PUSSIES!

Homecoming (British Marriage Equality Commercial)

Too Funny!! There are five teams in the AL East and there is only one team that is

No fear mouse cuddles up next to kitten

Higher-Ed Board Mulls Access for Caribbean Med School

The 27-player solution to the DH dilemma

Arizona immigration law: Supreme Court seems receptive to parts of crackdown

LULZ! Mother Nature has spoken! El Diablo Nuke Plant

Map: Exclusive aerial images of Syria - Homs and Idlib

Let's be honest, you can be a wingnut and get away with it here.

Fed to Stick With Existing Measures (stimulus)

Britain Reopens the Madeleine McCann Case

Winnipeg and the CMHR (Canadian Human Rights Museum)

The Boy Scouts is a disgusting organization: Lesbian Cub Leader Fired for Being Gay, Fights Boy Sco

Contraception study says 13-year-olds should get the pill in certain scenarios

'Met some amazing volunteers yesterday.'

Pam Saulsby: Amendment 1 {mom speaks out for her daughter}

Facts Surrounding the Freedom (Clock) Square Sit-In Massacre in Homs on the dawn of 4/19/2011

Group Of '90s Footnotes Welcomes Gingrich Home...

Woman asks Wash. state AG about Reproductive Parity Act, told to 'get a job'

Indian Country’s American Nightmare

Tama has been blocked from this group.

I don't think LynneSin's poll is going the way she expected.

Google Drive Terms Of Service Let Google Do Whatever It Likes With Your Files

Obama Stunner: Climate Change Will Be A Campaign Issue, We Need to Do Much More To Combat It

Wall Street pitted lobbyists against provision of STOCK Act legislation

Wells Fargo Turns Away Its Own Shareholders From Its Shareholder Meeting

22 elephants massacred by poachers in helicopters **WARNING - GRAPHIC PHOTO**

Senate Dems ready bill freezing student loan costs

Obama LIVE now (1:27 CDT)

time series of arctic ice by age

Southern California Tribes Unite to Show Support for Reinstating the Violence Against Women Act

Obama LIVE in Iowa now (1:28 CDT)

WaPo The Plum Line: The trap Democrats are laying for Mitt Romney

Find Bigfoot, win a free house in Fayetteville, Arkansas

My Dinner with Marijuana: chemo, cannabis, and haute cuisine (wonderful article)

Republican Health Care

Widespread problem: concrete degradation at nuclear plants

What if I'm wrong?

Abortion facts that may surprise you...

The fight to become the new archbishop of Canterbury is getting dirty

Marines discharge sergeant for Facebook posts

Census Bureau: Number of interracial couples in U.S. reaches all-time high

Pennsylvania Primary: Blue Dog Democrats Lose Seats

DU meetup at the State Convention in Houston?

Newton County neighbors charged after home buyers' arrests

99 degrees today. i hate the heat. hate it hate it hate it. is it

Jon Corzine Is the Original George Zimmerman

DADT: Discharge Papers Still Invite Roadblocks, Discrimination

Photo: Hi five!

Hey Gretchen Carlson - that's what MODERN Presidents of the USA do these days. What a dingbat!

Like having an Internet? Thank the "theft" of the SS Trust Fund

BREAKING: Enough signatures validated to put Mich Emergency Manager law on ballot & on HOLD!

Petition Author: Drug Czar’s Hemp Warning ‘Like Getting Hit In The Head With A Hammer’

Fireball Over California/Nevada: How Big Was It?

Dead even in Arizona

President Obama On Student Loan Law: ‘This IS The Economy’

Interesting article on one of the perils of keeping prostitution illegal in NYC

You MUST MUST MUST see this! "All Men Can Be Heroes"

Do you like the DH rule in baseball?

Erin Burnett owes a big apology to the OWS protestor she mocked..

Obama: college debt 'not something I read about in a briefing book'

Vindication for student stalked by Michigan's Asst. Attorney General

Rockies sink Pirates ship

Pope orders cardinals to investigate Vatican leaks

Eating Out: Drama Camp - Trailer

MSNBC’s Ed Schultz Mocks Mitt Romney’s ‘French Connection’ With Props

The Chief Complaint: Dr. Otis Brawley (re: issues with medical system)

Temperature Check: Do you want hosts for this forum?

The Last Word - Sandra Fluke on Limbaugh's Newest Attack

ACT UP AIDS Protesters Arrested At Occupy Wall Street

Is your favorite MLB team in the National or American League?

Exclusive: Democracy for America’s Jim Dean on why North Carolinians should vote against Amendment O

Gloat Free NBA Scores (Tuesday, April 24)

Agency plea over climate warning

Parties jostle for airtime (Greek elections)

“Significant Challenges” for life in the Arctic Ocean, says report

Another 6 year old arrested

Gloat Free Baseball Scores (Tuesday, April 24)

OK, which one of you asked Mr. President if he was gonna legalize pot?

Here are the top 10 bands as selected by LynneSin - which is the best?

Rush Is A Fatuous Blowhard

I think Romney's crowds at rallies are improving....

Why Republicans and Democrats Can’t Feel Each Other’s Pain

President Obama holds a roundtable discussion with students at the University of Iowa - pics

Israeli PR machine in frenzy over CBS report on Christians

The Inequity of Private-equity Hustlers

belatedly--remembering the ludlow massacre

The one term that must not be mentioned

President Obama speaks at the University of Iowa - pics

A conservative religious group where women receive (lots) more education than men

A GRAPH that will put a smile on every Obama supporter's face

So, the "dismissal" of the Ted Nugent cr*pping his pants story is because a reporter

boehner&CONgress' DISpleasure in keeping Student Loan Interest Rates low, shows why it is important

Obama's campaign roll out, even if it's unofficial, is pitch perfect...

President Obama Slow Jams The News w/Jimmy Fallon

The flames are back!

The Worst Things For Sale: Morgellons Spray Treatment

President Obama and the Youth Vote in Iowa

Flaming thread icons are back

I love this thread---

Dr. Robert Spitzer Apologizes to Gay Community for Infamous ‘Ex-Gay’ Study

Defining justice when the law is unjust: How gender imbalance affects women around the world

Math Quiz

Zimmerman - national attention is NOT because of racial profiling or 'Stand Your Ground' laws

Colombian rapper murdered in Medellin .

New Mexico: Obama/Romney -- 54/40 overall, 61/35 women, 67/30 Hispanics, 56/35 young voters

Colombian rapper murdered in Medellin .

President Obama: Senate Candidate’s (Todd Aiken) Comments‘Off The Deep End’

Connecticut becomes 17th state to abolish death penalty

Jimmy Carter said he'd rather have a Dem elected, but Romney would be ok.

Organic farms yield less produce, require more land: study

Ron Paul lagging in fundraising

Connecticut DUers, you can be proud of your state today.

$1 felony: Florida man charged over soda bill at McDonald's

Escobar: Al-Qaeda bogeyman gone, US bent on bugging China

Jelly Bellies...

Colombian former governor charged in alleged murder plot .

Colombian former governor charged in alleged murder plot .

Obama condemns monitoring abroad as Congress pushes CISPA

TYT: CISPA Explained

TN house repub blames parents for their bullied teens committing suicide...

Right to Life battle may be in Gov. Rick Snyder's future - Tim Skubick

IF you were locked in a room with Ann Romney, would you saw off your foot like the guy in "Saw?"

Detroit light rail backers ready to move forward

White House party crasher Tareq Salahi running for Virginia governor

In a land where everyone is a foot tall, the townsfolk entertain themselves with 12 inch pianists.

Did you ever in RL hear someone say, "St. Valentine's Day,"

Clown Fish become first team to walk four straight batters with four different pitchers

Vatican Reprimands a Group of U.S. Nuns and Plans Changes

Voting on S. 1789 (Postal Reform bill) happening now

Beer Bellies.....Redux

The Criminalization of Bad Mothers

Are We Lonelier on Facebook, Online?

Ever get a "prayer rug" in the mail?

Collapse of conservative Dutch government might be good news for Amsterdam coffee shops

Would you vote for an atheist?

U.S. officials debating response to 'targeted killing' suit

Obama leads by 14-points in New Mexico in new poll

Confederate prom dress gets student banned...

U.S. anti-cocaine push embitters Peru chocolate makers

U.S. anti-cocaine push embitters Peru chocolate makers

Why do parts of comments in jury sometimes cut off?

Obama up by 14 in New Mexico (PPP)

Who is/was Your Favorite "Tomboy"

Chrysler Jeep and Nobel winners unveil new TV ad campaign: Give peace a chance - w/videos

The Five

Latin American first ladies raise issue of immigrant children

Latin American first ladies raise issue of immigrant children

“Communist,” “Progressive,” Whatever

TPM: Obama's lead shrinks from 4% to 4% in new poll

Republicans began plotting how to derail Obama on Inauguration night 2009

Scalia Likens Undocumented Immigrants To ‘Bank Robbers’

back from belize: some birds

Buzz or Howl?

Print Text Connecticut governor signs death penalty repeal

House GOP Would Kick 280,000 Children Off School Lunch Program To Protect Tax Cut For Millionaires

How To Tell People They Sound Racist

I'm afraid I won't be posting here very much anymore.

Can you help me identify this TV episode?

Please, enough of the "You'll get a job if you tweak your resume just so" stories!

2700 Corporations Are Keeping State Income Tax Legally...

"Did Matt Lauer just fat-shame a cat?"

Mitt Romney's Fantasy World

Polls are great. Thank you. An idea: a vote kicks the thread.

"There's nothing wrong with making money in America..."

Who else can't see the Flame icon? Working now. Refreshed screen. Thanks everyone.

La Silla Observatory Eyes A Cluster Within A Cluster

'Most Distant' Galaxy Cluster Ever Discovered

Dana Perino: "You can't swing a cat without seeing Obama on a comedy show!"

A quick foray into the wonderful world of pollen.

Browser redirecting...

Romney vows to end Obama Dissapointments.

Geithner’s Talk of TARP ‘Profits’ Is All Wrong: Romero

Best Chernobyl Documentary 2006 The Battle of Chernobyl (HQ)

Crime boasting for profit

I don't ask for much...

My article on electronic voting in a right-wing publication

Is Connecticut turning into Wisconsin?

I shouldn't need to carry a passport to visit Arizona and Alabama (re: Immigration laws)

Top Democrat: "We can win back the House this year"

Student kicked out of prom for wearing Confederate Flag dress

Poll: Who do YOU think Mitt Romney will pick to be his VP running mate?

President Obama speaks to hundreds of people crammed into an overflow room before his speech - pic

Female genital mutilation 'offered by UK medics'

Military reviewing training material to remove anti-Islamic content

Sen. Tom Udall: VAWA ‘crucial’ for Native American women

What to do with historic newspaper?

Ladies and Gentlemen, I give you the Latino Version of Dan Quayle…

W. Va. Woman Fights to Collect $10 Million from Debt Collectors

Senate Passes Postal Reform

Porn Stars against Santorum (a little outdated but funny)

(Indiana) ACLU sues middle school over students' Facebook posts

God Damned Bastards

Everyone who uses Google's Gmail service that doesn't even like the new version

Stressed out kitty gets relaxing massage

White House takes aim at CISPA with formal veto threat

*Massive eyeroll* Obama's slow jam on ‘Jimmy Fallon' mocked in RNC's first pro-Romney ad

The death penalty made the November ballot. n/t

Papantonio: Why Businesses Need to Make a BP Claim Now

I love those sesame snaps. Have not had them for 30 years but saw them today. What retro food/snack

More Americans Believe in Witchcraft Than Agree With Citizens United

President Obama - University of Iowa Field House - Speech on Student Debt - 04/25/2012

8 Reasons Why Mitt Romney Is More Right Wing Than George W. Bush

What Data Can We Trust?

Tim Burton's "Dark Shadows" looks like a hoot.

If there was one thing you could change about yourself what would it be? I cannot think up topics to

Newt didn't duck out for nothing. What did the Rmoney camp promise him?

Post here if you think the Sens will beat the Rangers tonight!

One response to the "My Confederate flag is Heritage, not Hate" folks:

New Gallup Poll on Religion in Election Has Problems

Just wanted to give y'all an idea of the HUGE protest against the President today in Iowa City.

TSA screeners charged in LA drug trafficking probe

NASA | Warm Ocean Currents Cause Majority of Ice Loss from Antarctica

When There Is Peace Among Religions

Prosthetic exoskeleton helps paraplegics walk again at U.S. rehab centers

Funniest Cartoons & Pics Mocking the GOP Candidates

Coming to a protest near you.

This place looks dead. I'll put it here.

EDF Wins Reprieve as Hollande Cools on Greens Nuclear Pact

More universities charging more tuition for harder majors

how do you do your salmon?

Senate passes postal service bill

Bush's humor consisted of demeaning nicknames and rubbing black people's heads for luck

What do Republicans Have Against Dogs Anyway?

File Under: Ugly Repub. Priebus files complaint with GAO against the President

Spirit Airlines Refuses to Issue Refund to Dying Veteran

New Hampshire passes legislation to become the 17th legal mmj state

Plan to fix Postal Service passes Senate

What's for dinner tonight Lounge? I ate out. Had a Popeye salad: baby spinach, goat cheese,

Mitt Romney: American Parasite

Something a little bit lighter

Nelson (D-NE) faults Heineman's (R-NE) inaction on polling places

David Cameron's five secret meetings with Rupert Murdoch

Christian think tank leader: Obama birth certificate ‘a legitimate issue’

When Mitt is out shopping for blue jeans amongst the great unwashed,does anyone notice him?

Japanese ExPM frankly discusses nuclear village's manipulative tactics to keep nuclear

Boy's dream of pop stardom granted (Make-A-Wish)

UK: Catholic church urges pupils to sign anti-gay marriage petition

President Obama returns to the White House after giving Romney a taste of the fight to come - pics

RNC Files Formal Complaint Over Obama Campaigning On Taxpayer-Funded Excursions

Karl...is that YOU?

What does Rev Al have to decide by next Tuesday? I only caught the last moment. Anybody know? nt

President Obama: 'You Are The Economy.'

Kitchen dancing - A Delta flavor from the Band

First Hispanic Supreme Court justice takes prominent role

Is Romney the Wrong Kind of Rich?

Groundwater flooding reactors to be diverted

Wendell Berry: American Hero

The Election of Abraham Lincoln

Post here if you think applegrove's Canadian pride has made her delusional about hockey.

Book On Rubio Details Grandfather Defying Deportation Order

OMG!

If you come across some asshole complaining about what PBO has done to the deficit...

Joe Biden To Go After Mitt Romney’s Foreign Policy In Speech Thursday

Bill Maher Issues A Wake-Up Call For Your Lazy Friends

US Marine Gary Stein dismissed for criticising Obama

'All options' open on extending Afghan mission past 2014: Harper

Researchers Develop A Path To Liquid Solar Cells That Can Be Printed Onto Surfaces

Prominent GOP Legislator Berates A Young Woman And Ends Up Getting Schooled

What is your favorite sound?

Just got a medical beating

U.S. Electoral System Wallowing in a Sea of Money, Idiocy, and Corruption

George W. Bush-Discharge Papers - "Military Qualifications" = "NONE"

The GOOPs. My announcement.

Warm ocean currents cause majority of ice loss from Antarctica

Scientists call for rethink on consumption, population

Officers fire at would-be robbers in Norfolk; 4 arrested (Tried to rob undercover cops)

"Wrong Forum. eom" makes the Greatest Page...

Salon: CIA Official "Boasts" of Destroying Torture Tapes

Arizona Law means if you only have a birth certificate the law considers you an "alien"

Appeals court declines to take up voter ID case

Mitt Romney's Fantasy World

God's power.

Israel's top general says Iran unlikely to make bomb

Stephen Colbert Damns "Influential" Cardinal Dolan with Faint Praise

Earth faces a century of disasters, report warns

South Sudan To Get Aid From China; No Oil Deal

Is the full and complete healthcare bill as passed available online

I think the voter-id laws will cut our turnout by 25% minimum. Not just those without id but by

Rocky Mountain Poll: Obama up by 2 on Romney in Arizona.

US charges Taiwanese pair with 'China arms plot'

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Thursday, 26 April 2012

Warmer seas behind Antarctic ice shelf melt, study finds

S.F. police looking for antigay assailants (two incidents, one in Castro)

More Evidence of Climate Change

Dispute over Ind. teacher’s firing should set up showdown over religious, reproductive rights

Look at all the excitement at the Romney Victory Rally!

Dow Corn, Resistant to a Weed Killer, Runs Into Opposition

Every negative quality that they accused Kerry of having four years ago, THEY can find in Romnuts

David Simon (The Wire) on the War on Drugs, Trayvon Martin and...

New Poll shows Obama up by two in Arizona

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