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Archives: May 1, 2012

California Chefs to Wield Their Spatulas in Fight Over Foie Gras Ban

Obama calls on China to improve human rights as activist’s fate debated

fundraiser for Fresno's Center for Nonviolence (the progressive hub). Sat May 5th

Dishwasher cat

My (13 year old-almost 14) son recently "discovered" 80's tunes...

What Did You Do In The War, Daddy?

One anniversary they won't be talking about today.

John Edwards Trial

Guatemala charges ex-police in 1980 embassy fire

Guatemala charges ex-police in 1980 embassy fire

UMich student protests at Andiamo Restaurant put $5M at risk for University of Michigan

A church in the shadow of upcoming NATO summit takes a stand for peace and civil liberties

Mexico passes law to compensate victims of crime

May 1st: Watch Coverage of May Day Events on FSTV! (FREE SPEECH TV)

When most of us live a lie, we worry mostly about others finding out

New Google doodle shows up everywhere except in the USA.

Must watch: Jon Stewart slams hypocrisy on LGBT rights...

rodriquez,gonzales,cheney,bushCLAN,KARL,hannity,ailes&FIXEDnewsCORP& the RESTof the CONS

Help in posting pictures

Chile: youth wounded in raid on Mapuche village

Help in posting pictures

Rachel Barrios-Van Os interview by Texas Tribune

Occupy May Day - TYT Strike & Current OWS Show

Two cops get into a fight, injuring a third in Wauwatosa...

Ecuadoran court convicts Luis Guaman in 2011 slayings of Brockton mother and child

Lawsuit Seeks to Overturn Pennsylvania Voter ID Law

L'Internationale

Former Republican Party chairman furious over reminders that Mitt Romney was wrong about bin Laden

Just askin' ... How many US troops died AFTER GWB hung the "Mission Accomplished" banner ...

RFK assassination had 2nd shooter -new witness

The foreign policy article Mitt Romney doesn't want you to read.

Democrats Plot To Corner GOP With New Equal Pay Bill

Canadian spymaster’s card found in Gadhafi’s intelligence complex

Role of torture revisited in bin Laden narrative

Gloat Free NBA Post-Season Scores (Monday, April 30)

I just ate half a jar of garlic stuffed olives. Hhhhhhhask me anything.

Ex-CIA official says tapes destroyed to prevent al Qaeda reprisals

Krugman debates Ron Paul

Gloat Free Baseball Scores (Monday, April 30)

Debt, capitalism, justice, liberty

A good man.

Decision, decisions

7 more months of R Money step'n and stand'n on his own dick.

NYPD Raids Activists’ Homes Before Tomorrow’s Occupy Wall Street Protests

Robert Caro's "Passage of Power" about Lyndon Johnson

Man convicted in Colorado freed by DNA evidence

Welcome to warm fluffy pillow time :)

Bloomberg TV: Economy Face Off, Ron Paul vs Paul Krugman

Crazy River

Haitian President Michel Martelly ignites controversy in Miami congressional race

Haitian President Michel Martelly ignites controversy in Miami congressional race

Pat Oliphant weeps (toon)

Ohio to return wild animals to widow

Jimmy Carr: Atheism (If we're all gods children, what's so special about jesus?)

My Daily Commute Is Only 1.7 Miles, And Only Uphill Coming Home

Post here if you support Obama for re-election, but will not be silenced about your principles

2 former Democratic Massachusetts mayors back Scott Brown for Senate

In Ohio campaign offices, President Obama leads Mitt Romney 18-0

Late night fun! The World Pizza Games (video)

May Day 2012...the struggle goes on!

US to screen Gitmo Sept. 11 hearing at fewer sites

Precision-guided PR for drones falls short

Infants Born Addicted to Opiates Tripled in Past Decade

putting our premiums into medical care not profits

Thousands rally for higher wages at Asia’s May Day marches, Europeans to protest austerity

If you're dissing the General Strike call...you've surrendered to the rich.

Happy May Day DUers - Sing along!

Imperialism didn't end. These days it's known as international law

BP to start three new Gulf of Mexico oil rigs

Post Your Greatest Achievement In Life To Date Here.

LOL - To back Romney: Santorum wants promises, Gingrich wants money

We're Spending Down Our Savings to Prop Up Our Economy

The Op Eds in the Washington Post and WSJ are

Occupy May Day, As It Happens

Workers demand pay hikes at Asia's May Day marches

The creepy "National Republican Victory Monument" -- a pic

How the GOP Became a Party of Whiners Over Osama

Energy Transfer Partners to buy Sunoco for $5.3B

Trinity Researchers Show How Social Interaction and Teamwork Lead to Human Intelligence

Noam Chomsky: What next for Occupy?

The Administration Is Scared of Its Own Regulatory Shadow

Yesterday in history - April 30 - Coxey's Army~~~ and the politics of "The Wizard of Oz"

Tomas Borge, Sandinistas' last surviving founder, dies aged 81

Occupy Wall Street: Report Criticizes Police Response To Oakland Protests In 2010

Paul Begala:What's Mitt Romney Hiding in His Record as Governor

The Republicans are in full campaign mode...

Rupert Murdoch 'not fit' to lead major international company, MPs conclude

Revisiting the Palestine question: An interview with historian Ilan Pappe

Indian ferry capsizes drowning more than 100 in Brahmaputra river

Hunger Strikes, Marches and More as Los Angeles Service Workers Make Their Presence Felt on May Day

March 2012 radiation levels in Fukushima City 40+% lower than June 2011

How You End up Paying for Religious Schools Without Knowing It

Vandalizing protesters go on rampage in SF's Mission District

Another Obama Official Resigns After Ginned Up Conservative Outrage: A Timeline

Anti-Union Workplace vs Bill of Rights

9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 oh but actually killing Bin Laden???

Check Out How Many Minutes A McDonald's Employee Has To Work In Order To Afford A Big Mac

The President Says Union Values Have Made This Country Great While Romney Is Hostile To Labor

Bin Laden in hiding: Hatching horrific plots despite crippling attacks on al-Qaida

Happy Birthday WIN

Republicans have proved that they are weak and ineffective at defending our country...

Mom charged with putting bleach in her toddler's eyes

Bail is Busted: How Jail Really Works

Happy Flunk Day!

Everybody in the world knows who is responsible for the wrong-doing at News Corporation.

NYC Council Approves ‘Living Wage’ Bill Bloomberg Vowed to Veto

UK Parliamentary Report: Murdoch Unfit To Lead

Gov. Rick Scott to sign bill banning governments from hiring companies tied to Cuba

New GM Crops Could Make Superweeds Even Stronger

Walker raises 13x money of nearest Dem: has ~10x more cash on hand

Police who lie: Attorney general orders probe of police deception

Tzipi Livni expected to submit resignation from Israel's Knesset

My question:

France election: Le Pen 'to cast blank vote' in run-off

Europeans protest austerity at May Day rallies

US under-reporting Afghan attacks

Norwegian swimming champion Alexander Dale Oen dead

Rupert Murdoch 'not fit' to lead major international company, MPs conclude

Link to the Free Speech TV May Day coverage live feed......

Have you seen this shit? - “Gateway Sexual Activity” — banned in Tennessee

Who is the DUMBEST member of this Congress?

Out to Dinner, a campaign for more LGBT acceptance

Mitt Romney's foreign policy experience summed up in two easy bullet points

Taking Monsanto to the People’s Court

Scott Brown acknowledges using part of health care law he wants to repeal

May Day in Context

Should the US have tried to capture and interrogate Bin Laden?

UPDATES: Occupy: May Day is Marked Around the World with Demands for Stronger Labor Rights

Pew Research: Young Women Now Top Young Men in Valuing a High-Paying Career

Why do old houses/buildings often have low water pressure? nt

Next Star Trek movie - major spoilers. You've been warned...

Is anyone taking seriously the complaints now coming from Romney

Scott Brown acknowledges using part of health care law he wants to repeal

If someone professed to believe in Zeus/Jupiter, Hera/Juno, Apollo and all the rest,

Chris Hedges on Oligarchy and the Global Collapse

Do you remember a prez candidate ever openly demeaning another prez?

An interactive map of where today's May Day activities are occurring across the country

Poll: If everything had turned to shit in Abbottabad would Republicans be talking about it?

Bwaaahahahaha! I just realized this

MAP: What's Happening Where on Occupy May Day (MoJo)

Happy May Day Comrades!

Happy May Day!

Tuesday Toon Roundup 1- Bin Laden, Obama and Mittens

Ilse Velasquez remains exhumed (Honduran teacher)

Peak oil review - April 30

"Territorial Tax", Paul Ryan's plan to rob America.

Tuesday Toon Roundup 2- The rest

Peak oil review - April 30

Climate Denialists Retreat To Last Line Of Defense - Clouds Will Save Us - NYT

"Swiss Bank Account" ... Obama's new ad

What Merkel's Isolation Means For the Euro Crisis

Atheist Minister Releases Ordo Abchao, A Scripture for Non-Believers

New Obama Ad Hits Romney On Swiss Bank Account

news on my baby. none very good.

Scientists Sound Alarm: ‘Aliens in Antarctica’ .

Taco Bell Operator Pays $27,000 to Resolve EEOC Religious Discrimination Lawsuit

LDK Solar cuts jobs as margins collapse

How do I upload a funny picture I made

Ties to Romney ’08 Helped Fuel an Equity Firm (updated)

Now is the time of year I wish I had a house in Ontario or someplace to move to.

I think something's not working on DU.

Rubio used a credit card issued by the FL GOP for personal expenses

Romney: ‘Any Thinking American’ Would Have Ordered Bin Laden Raid

Bill Black (put over 1000 S&Ler's in jail)-System's So Flawed That Fraud's Mathematically Guaranteed

Texas Rapper Makes "Gay is Okay" Song (BEN - Adair Lion)

Texas Rapper Makes "Gay is Okay" Song (BEN - Adair Lion)

Bump firing a modern semi-auto w/high capacity magazines

Solar Stks Rally; Citi Analyst Calls Bottom

Our Democractic President has No western White House, no Kenebunkport, no Crawford White House,

Nearly 700 Democratic women from across the country gathered in Washington Friday

Wendell Berry... still...

Derby by the Speed Numbers

Cats vs Dogs

Rmoney's Cheap Shot

Terrorists terrorists terrorists terrorists terrorists terrorists terrorists terrorists terrorists.

Solution for Leg Cramps

Bill Moyers: Big Money, Big Media, Big Trouble

The consequences of freeing the duck

5 anarchists nabbed in plot to blow up Cleveland bridge

Is there a list/database of companies Bain/Romney destroyed?

Somewhere MFM's horn is going off

Everybody please watch and like this video please...

Ann Romney On Mitt: ‘Wild And Crazy Man Inside There Just Waiting To Come Out’

Is there a way to make Arpaio disappear?

SEALs slam Obama for using them in bid to take credit for bin Laden killing during election

Paul Krugman To Ron Paul (debate): 'You're Living In A World That Was 150 Years Ago' (VIDEO)

AAA: Inadequate guardrails at NY site where 7 died

On Strike...!!

The Gilligan's Island election

Aubrey McClendon: Chesapeake Energy’s Little Problem

Former Ky. gun dealer charged with threatening ATF agent, putting gun in the mail

Meet the 1st Lady of Fractivism: The Woman Who Connects the Dots!

IAM workers strike at Caterpillar's Joliet plant

Made in America: Global Companies Expand in U.S. Towns.

Obama should also boast about killing more Afghanis and Pakistanis

Amare Stoudemire punches fire extinguisher, leaves arena with hand stitched and arm in sling

Inside the Death Star — Also Known as Exxon

Wapo editorial: A Dream Act that Republicans should take up (but probably won't)

Ann on Mitt Romney - 'There's a Wild and Crazy Man In There'

HYPOCRITE ALERT.... Scott Brown Benefits From Obamacare, Despite Supporting Its Repeal

'Even Jimmy Carter' James Fallows of the Atlantic weighs in..

Osama bin Laden wanted President Obama assassinated

Using Bin Laden for political purposes is wrong.

CNN Fact-Checks Rachel Maddow, Alex Castellanos Feud Over Gender Pay Gap: Determines Maddow Right

Many people wonder how applegrove seems to be able to read a book twice as fast as anybody else.

No surprise to me the rethugs are going after President Obama on killing Bin Laden hears why

Watch The Wrath of Occupy live

Preventing a one-world corporatocracy

What kind of economy are we creating?

U.S. urges release of former Ukrainian prime minister

US manufacturing expands at fastest pace in 10 months as orders, hiring and production rise

"Darwin Candidate of the Year" contestant in 3-2-1...

Tuesday's Words of Wisdom:

phase 2 of "using Romney's words against him" will be coming soon

Right from the start, Li'l Tiny MiddleFingerMom had a way with the chicks.

Basking in the Arms of the First Lady in Tucson

Bush-Linked Group In 2004: 'Would You Trust Kerry Against These Fanatic Killers?'

Mayhem 2012: Gearing Up For A Global Spring Of Discontent

Alabama Immigration Law Opponents File Complaint With Mexican Government, Say HB 56 Violates NAFTA

Mothers Need More than Just One Day

Haiti's former soldiers demand reinstatement of army

Peru's Fight For Water

Sickening! RBS chief's very own Versailles: opens his gardens to the public who bailed out his bank

BWAHAHA... WT: "No safety in weaker al Qaeda"

Dick Cheney Says 'Obama Deserves Credit' for Osama Bin Laden's Death

Rumsfeld Criticizes White House Over Bin Laden

Dentist pulls out all of her ex-boyfriend’s teeth after split

One thing (of so many) that infuriates me

Animals in the lounge

The Bolshevik Revolution. Any recs on good books about this without rightwing slants?

Patriotic Republicans

Gingrich Announces That He Will Announce His Exit

Loser of the Year: Obiwan Kenobi arrested on charge of hit-and-run

Strauss-Kahn motion to dismiss suit rejected

Romney has no foreign policy experience

Keiser Report: Vicious Circle of Bankster Huddles (ft. Matt Taibbi) (E277)

Thom Hartmann: May Day History - From Pagans to OWS

DU Lounge Safety Reminder...

Thom Hartmann: CISPA...The Patriot Act for the Internet?

Obama's challenge: Making it clear that were lucky to be alive (as a society) -- and he helped

Nuclear industry success story

PETA has agreed to drop the cruelty charges if MiddleFingerMom agrees to stop eating the broccoli.

Florida Task Force on Self-Defense Laws to Meet Tuesday

LBJ: 'Well, what the hell's the presidency for?'

H&M doesn't need an overhaul. - It's up to us to make DU a better place!

What's for Dinner? ~ Tuesday May 1st!

Trivializing Fukushima

Drillers May Frack First, Disclose Later Under Draft Plan

Rupert Murdoch 'not fit' to lead major international company, MPs conclude

This thing about . . . Bush and bin-Laden

Of course it's Fox News

Best "ignore the trolls" description I've ever seen

Movement Building and ‘Summit Hopping’ {nato protests}

Roy Hodgson named as England manager on four-year deal

Major Romney Donor, Ex-Bain Exec, Pens Book Defending The 1%

HAPPY MAY DAY // itt we post may day images and stencils..

Idiot Films Himself Shooting Sign Against North Carolina’s Gay Marriage Ban

The New York police state: NYPD, FBI Raid Occupy Wall Street Protesters' Homes In Anticipation Poten

Repost: John Brennan and Bush’s interrogation/detention policies

DU this poll about May Day

Judge Rejects Strauss-Kahn’s Claim of Diplomatic Immunity

‘Bullet Button’ Used To Get Around California Gun Laws

Question about Games of Thrones.

I'm not sure I have a lot of time for politics right now. Does that make me a bad person?

Scott Walker Raises $13 Million In Three Months For Recall Battle

Stephen King Had Something To Say About Romney And It Ended Up On This Graphic

Bin Laden was a threat????

TYT: Cenk Shares Mixed Feelings After Attending The White House Correspondents Dinner

“You would have to be deaf not to hear the drumbeat for war with Iran,” U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison

Pic Of The Moment: Romney: Discussion Of Terrorism Shouldn't Be Politically Divisive

soldiers

"If a Democrat came here, they'd say no one should live like this."

LIVE: Occupy Wall Street Tries To Take Over The World

Anybody have any livestream for the General Strike going on?

Eyewitness account from an SF Occupier to last nights vandalism (and he's not happy).

Bush and Bin-Laden Were Sittin' in a Tree . . .

New report: Circulation is up at most U.S. newspapers, but it's skyrocketed at the 'Times'

"Ladies and gentlemen ... WE GOT HIM!"

Just saw a great bumper sticker on FB...

First Lady Michelle Obama greeted in Tucson by youth volunteers from Tucson Village Farm - pics

white powder at newscorp was just tweeted out

Another "Gang that couldn't shoot straight" bust of "terrorists"

Marlins had a difficult April - so did their sod.

Lest America forget: Romney was the 2008 candidate of Limbaugh, Levin, Hannity, Ingraham....

President Obama and Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda of Japan - White House Photo of the day April 30th

George W Bush - 0 / OBL - 1

Silver spoon fed horsey lady says Lurch is a wild and crazy guy...

Jungle Red - Eight smart and sassy crime fiction writers dish on writing and life.

a couple years ago I took a job at a financial institution

'Battle for the soul of Occupy':Activists fear being 'pulled to the right,' becoming Democratic pet

MEMORY Lane: Tom Ridge "pressured to raise the terror alert to help Bush win re-election in 2004"

Suggest an easy and free video editing program?

Video editing (crossposting from computer group)

Let's get down to brass tacks, shall we?

U.S. appeals court allows Texas to exclude Planned Parenthood

The Last Word - Paul Ryan rewrites Paul Ryan

Colorado DUers check in: Sanford hires interim police chief from Colorado Springs

Group Claims Ohio Gun Laws Threaten Public Safety

John Harbaugh: Pats titles have asterisks

Obama Camp Releases Infographic On Romney’s Offshore Bank Accounts

Republicans who might be reading this - you know why you're pissed about this bin Laden stuff...

Anne Ortellee -- particularly interesting this week

Gun collector denies alcohol problem

Where does the race to the bottom lead to? It leads to pagpag

I hope the rain don't hurt the rubarb

Service Employees Union (SEIU) Marching Forward for Justice and Good Jobs on International Labor Day

Things that cats sort of look like---

Got a new job - driving coast to coast

I'm growing extremely tired of these "black-clad, masked protesters" ruining everything

Church closes racial divide

So Alex Jones/Prison Planet are OK on DU now?

Nephew of WWI veteran honored by Woonsocket Memorial speaks out

Best Occupy Wall Street Signs

Women only: Regarding the use of the term 'girls' to describe women.

Anyone attending the Biggest Week in American Birding in Ohio?

Chris Hedges: Welcome to the Asylum

Walk & Talk PSA video from the cast of The West Wing

Wis. Gov. Walker raises $13M for recall election

Tomasky: How the GOP Became a Party of Whiners Over Osama

Fellow feminists, your input is humbly requested.

Walnut Cake aka 'Gateau aux Noix'

Sexy cat on the prowl for lovin'

Papantonio: Romney Distancing Himself From Extremist Republicans

Lookin' for a little hope..

Bob McDonnell to campaign with Mitt Romney in Virginia this week: Another VP tryout?

Krugman, Diocletian & Neofeudalism

Giving Gun Reform a Shot

Profile of a Republican Congresswoman.

"Police: Women bites dog"

Why is hiding some words NOT censorship, when

Rename H&M using "H" and "M" in the title.

Mo. Woman Wins $5.77M In 'Girls Gone Wild' Suit

Megyn Kelly doesn't want to hear bad things about Google because they gave Fox ice cream

Is there a State that you spent a little time there but that State

Kids say the darndest things (re: bloopers)

Manufacturing Strengthens, Report Shows

Sweet sweet music... "Hacking report 'a serious blow for the Murdochs'

Preparing the ground for Maximo Kirchner to occupy the front stage

Oklahoma Supreme Court Strikes ‘Personhood’ Amendment

My "3:00 AM" ad for Obama...Final version.

Starself Newsletter for May - An Astrological Viewpoint on Depression

Sexy cat on the prowl for lovin' (great ad by the Montreal SPCA)

No Revolution Without Religion

US drone attacks are ‘targeted assassinations’

So, I guess my husband and I will be having a couple of kids

New subgroup for religious free-thinkers?

Elections matter. That's the point and they need to hit Willard & the GOP hard with this:

good defense of Obama on OBL deal, at Daily Beast

Woman Protests Drones Drove Out of Hall

New Obama Campaign Slogan Reveals TRUE Agenda!

About that Marxist "Forward" slogan business--Guess who beat Obama to it:

3 ... 2 ...1 Romney says discussing his Swiss and Cayman Islands bank accounts is unfair

Lawsuit seeks to overturn Pennsylvania voter ID law!

GA Rep. Price: Opening Health Insurance To People With Pre-Existing Conditions Is A ‘Terrible Idea’

GREAT article: "McCain, Romney and Bush Wouldn't, Shouldn't, Couldn't Get Bin Laden in Pakistan"

Oddest thing your dog ever ate

US Has Become 'Nation of Assassins: Jeremy Scahill

New Members Ask a Question Thread

Supreme Court favorability sinks to all-time low in new poll

Does anyone think we can trounce the Republicans in the 2012 election?

The Internationale

Do you consider Willard and Ann Romney 1%ers?

Four Derby Longshots Worth Considering

McCain began saying in early '08 that he had a "secret plan" to get bin Laden.

Notice how NONE of the firefighters from firehouse 5 at this little

Sanford, Florida gets interim police chief

Guerilla enlightenment: Defending science online

Vatican Declares Gay Marriage Holy War, Forms Worldwide Religions Coalition

Rmoney and Guliani on CNN 2:02 eastern

Bill Nye Booed in Waco for saying Moon doesn't have its own light.

Never mind

McCain's "secret Plan" to go after Osama Bin Laden during Campaign '08

How Fox & Friends Covered News Corp Story

New Poll: Obama leading Mittens by 8 in Virginia (expands to 12 with Goode third party)

Cetacean Bullying

Paul Vs Paul Post-Mortem

As a child, MFM hated the annual visits to his Great Uncle's estate. His fear of shrubbery has never

Let me get this straight - Now they are saying that RMoney said that the President made a mistake

Jimmy Kimmel tells Anderson Cooper the jokes he cut from the WHCD

Yay, I get to cover Ron Paul on Friday

Pentagon report paints mixed picture of war in Afghanistan

Pentagon report paints mixed picture of war in Afghanistan

Mitt Romney isn't a flip-flopper! He's just a man who takes both

What is so disrespectful in the insane argument the right is initiating is the total

Sarasota Sheriff: Drunken grandparents towed child in toy car

Why is it that errrrr Criminal Masterminds always have bad haircuts?

"Mitt Romney, you're a racist!"

Romney: I Would Have Ordered Taking Out Bin Laden Too

People are tweeting pics of fabio aurelio's apartment

When I click the post to Facebook icon, why does the box that says "trash this thread" show up?

FBI track hacker using a photo of his girlfriend's boobs

To split this group, or not?

Mitt Romney, you miserable piece of dung, President Jimmy Carter graduated from the USNA and ...

Rupert Murdoch is history - he will die in disgrace

The Real Osama bin Laden Question

Transparency

What is the chance that Rmoney picks Rand Paul for Veep?

Conversations with TX Senate Candidates this Thursday on PBS

Dear Mom,

The GOP has been trying to portray Dems as weak on defense for decades with great success

Does Contemporary Christian Music Suck?

Feds: Sheltered Workshops May Violate Disabilities Act

Workers Strike at Joliet's Caterpillar Plant

I think the DNC should do an ad on Jimmy Carter

Will Latinos Get it Done For Texas Democrats?

"Any thinking American would have ordered the exact same thing." - Mitt Romney

Guarding BofA building today

Same-sex marriage ban blasted by coalition of faith groups and religious leaders

Obama's Jewish Support Rises Sharply: Poll

Dow soars to 4-year high

‘F**k You, Mitt Romney!’: GOP Candidate Heckled During New York Event

Just heard on the radio

Man Arrested For Passing Not-Counterfeit $50 Bill

BREAKING-OBAMA IS IN AFGHANISTAN

Morgan Stanley banker accused of stabbing cabby waives jury trial

Thom Hartmann: Now an app for TSA groping!

Our President is in Afghanistan! nt

Jack Black invites two kids to open for a Tenacious D concert.

From AFGHANISTAN tonight, President Obama will make Mitt Romney look LILLIPUTIAN!

Thom Hartmann: The Crusade to Examine every Floridians' Bodily Fluids

Questions no one knows the answers to.

Obama makes unannounced visit to Afghanistan

Mitt Romney Heckled Over Dog-On-Roof Story

How to stop a nightmare - WARNING: Huge Awwe factor

Breaking: Obama fuggs them up again lands in Afghanistan - will address Americans at 7.30pm tonight

Indiana: Grover Norquist to endorse Mourdock after Lugar rejects no-tax pledge

If you think Edwards was awful, read this about loony Rielle. Awful people..

'Avery's Bucket List': Five-Month Old Girl With Spinal Muscular Atrophy Dies

The Brady Campaign is again trying to make money off the dead.

This is beautiful

Reminder for you all.

UWSP to offer study abroad opportunity in Cuba

President Obama up BIG in VA even if Romney has Mcdonnell on the ticket

Bolivia says it's nationalizing electrical grid

Bolivia says it's nationalizing electrical grid

President Obama arrives in Afghanistan, May 1, 2012 - (updated) pics

Jimmy Carter's failed Iran hostage rescue mission..

MSM: Drone Summit v. WHCD

Romney’s Openly-Gay Spokesperson Resigns After Facing Pressure From Anti-Gay Right Wing

Study: Less Religious Are More Motivated By Compassion Than Highly Religious

Every Election Thereafter

The President will be re-elected. While not taking it for granted, here's what we must do

Poll: President Obama vs Mitt Romney - who wins the 'day'

US rights group calls on Justice Department to release all drone programme facts

Show & Tell: "Signature" Drone Strikes, Terror Tactic?

Ha! The kidlet just called. Was walking with OWS about 20 minutes ago.

"Rupert Murdoch not fit to run business". I just love that headline!!

Local Wendy's just installed a big screen TV!

Mitt and Rudy visit New York Fire Department Engine 24 Ladder 5 - pics

Caption this Mitt pic from his photo op today in New York

Arne Carlson: Poll Tax Amendment is a “stain on the virtue of Minnesota”

Confirmed: Hydraulic Fracturing Caused Drinking Water Contamination In Wyoming

Richard Grenell Resigns From Romney Campaign

Hyundai to add 877 jobs at Alabama plant!

You are invested in the stock market or you are not.

Dispelling the myth that Christians are sexually repressed

re: Medical Admin

You better believe Obama gets to puff out his chest...

Cross-post from Religion:

Gloria Steinem: Good News/Bad News

Baths kill more Japanese then guns kill Americans

Facebook says tell me if you are an organ donor...

Am I being "overly sensitive" ...?

Oh dear - dinner guest from Inauguration night Tom 'the family'

Zimmerman judge: No gag order

FOX Report of threatening letters sent to bank executives with powder...

Scientists worry that warming seas may be harming the endangered right whale

Thom Hartmann: The Obesity epidemic...blame Reagan!

Anti-Wells Fargo et al. march in Center City, Philadelphia this afternoon:

Speaking of Hard Core Pawn: You notice that Les and Seth never get in someone's grill unless they're

Public support of the Supreme Court hits 25-year low

Tom Coburn is talking nonsense on Ratigan's show

Vikes' stadium push takes step back -- Rethug politics

The new issue of Church & State Magazine is now available online.

I Don't Think Willard Even Remembered/Knew About Carter's Failed Rescue Mission

Drunken grandparents use SUV to tow girl in toy car, deputies say

More Women Are Primed to Land CEO Roles

Papantonio: Republicans Whine Like Babies Over Their Own Failures

NC man videotapes himself shooting pro gay rights sign

Mitt Romney: Don't Take Out Student Loans, Get The Money from your parents!

Santayana Updated:

Letterman: Top Ten Ways Mitt Romney Begins Conversations With Teens

Lately this place has given me stress

chickens!

President Obama and Afghan President Karzai sign a strategic partnership agreement May 1, 2012 -pics

So you're boarding a bus and there are only 2 seats available... one is next to

Romney spokesman pushed out of campaign for being gay.

Obama signs Strategic Partnership Agreement in Afghanistan

One's sense of entitlement "arrives" early in life.

How will the media report this story?

Giant Jar of Jellybeans

Vandalism in Seattle as well

Windows broken, pepper spray at Seattle May Day protests

Spring Backward? For Many, April Was Cooler than March

Time to buy Ruger and Glock stock

A powerful paragraph from Chris Hedges.....

Israelis overwhelmingly oppose war with Iran

The Gilligan's Island erection.

Separated at birth?

Science denial through the ages.

"Black Bloc" Occupiers Turn On Media, Grabbing Cameras

Funny PIC!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

President speaking live at Bagram airbase, can listen on this link:

Occupy Cleveland canceled May Day protest plans to march in the city because of this:

Dieting results in long term changes to hormones and muscle fibers.

a great resource for kosher/pareve recipes

Connecting the dots: Understanding climate impacts on food security and hunger

The Gilligan's Island defection.

Tasers Pose Risks to Heart, a Study Warns (Taser Shot to the Chest Can Kill)

An Anthem for OWS

Arguing with a religious person is like playing chess with a pigeon.

Wind Industry Looks to Karl Rove for Answers

CNN: The Race and Rage of Rodney King ~ A Must See

America in 'huge trouble,' says nuclear expert

EXCLUSIVE: Richard Grenell hounded from Romney campaign by anti-gay conservatives

Obama delivering a rockin' speech at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan

Over 30 Yangtze porpoises found dead in China as population nears extinction

24 New Species Close to Extinction

Two articles posted at Raw Story show just how different progressives and conservatives are...

Apple Doesn't Want Musicians to See Secret Steve Jobs Deposition

Wonderful pep talk by Obama in Afghanistan!

CHARLOTTE'S H&M WEB

Question about Andrew Young

Case closed: 'IDF did not commit war crimes in Gaza'

So you're boarding on the bus -- and there's two seats avaliable...

Cuba May Be the Most Feminist Country in Latin America

Future of America's Nuclear Power Plants

:evilgrin: - LOL !!!

"The Democrats don’t appear to be afraid of the Republicans anymore"

President Obama with troops in Afghanistan - awesome pics

Wal-Mart to pay $4.8 million in unpaid overtime

So how did you deal with the impending death of a loved one?

Did you hear the one about the 4 Ayn Rand believers who were stranded on a deserted island?

GOP money floods battlegrounds, threatens Dems' hold on Senate - the Hill

Pres. G.W. Bush DIDN'T Give The Order When Bin Laden Was At Tora Bora

So...was the "99% Spring" doing anything today?

The War On Women In 6 Simple Tweets From Sen. Barbara Boxer

(Psst Nads) Nixon No Match for Postal Workers (Great Postal Strike of 1970)

What Have We Gained (And Lost) In The Two Years Since Obamacare Was Enacted?

this trip to Afghanistan just reminds me of how fucked up

WRAL News poll: Obama tops Romney in NC

Pu-erh tea production

Why Are We Striking? Or to Put it Another Way – What’s Wrong with the World?

Here is an idea/suggestion

Fact Sheet: The U.S.-Afghanistan Strategic Partnership Agreement

Seattle issues emergency order following mayhem

Marine who criticized Obama on Facebook: I wish I could take it back

GOP U.S. Senate Candidate Raese Alludes To Hitler, Claims Obama Wants To Kill 4-H Youth Programs

The oh so sad irony of May 1st ------- for W and all Republicans

"Confessions of Philadelphia’s One Percent"

This Prom Has Everything, Except for Boys

Why did it take President Obama so long to release his birth certificate?

NC pastor says punch and break the wrist of your child if you suspect he might be gay

Romney Joined Bush-Cheney Smear Campaign On John Kerry’s National Security Record In 2004

Troops clamor to shake hands with Pres Obama at Bagram Air Base

Unease Mounting, China and U.S. to Open Military Talks

Concealed carry: Why the uproar? (Ohio)

(New York) City Limits School Staff’s Contact With Students via Social Media

PJ Crowley: Al-Qaeda losing the fight and the argument

Charges Planned in Florida A&M Hazing Death

Uh Oh... This Could Cause Some Trouble, LOL !!!

President Obama Addresses U.S. Troops During Surprise Visit To Afghanistan - full speech video

Fannie Mae Tried Loan-Forgiveness Programs

the bin Laden documentary on History channel could be an Obama campaign ad

Jack Shafer, Reuters OpEd: "Rupert Murdoch’s escape act"

DERF TOON: How Tupac hologram could help GOP

Romney Joined Bush-Cheney Smear Campaign On John Kerry’s National Security Record In 2004

Religious websites riskier than porn for online viruses: study

Maddow explains the conservative media model: ‘Everybody else is out to get you’

Huge turnout for OWS May Day march.

Republican Judge Jerry Smith Blocks Pro-Planned Parenthood Order Just Hours After It Was Issued

Punish Bush and Cheney First

‘Black Bloc’ protesters ignite violence at Seattle May Day protest

ohiosmith is proud of his newest business venture:

Maine to pay $65K to worker demoted after testifying about BPA

OWS Coverage Only On TYT/Current TV Right Now (Nothing on CNN/MSNBC/Fox)

I'm NOT celebrating the president's trip.

Video capture for a G5?

2010 CIA estimate: At most, 50-100 Al Qaeda in Afghanistan

From Our Source... Literally... Inside The White House !!! - (Pay Attention About Social Security)

Toast

Funny Or Die -- 'The West Wing' Reunion: The Walk And Talk Returns - video link

You don't get wisdom with a college degree.

Mitt Romoney is a synthetic manufactored by Weyland Corporation..

US Manufacturing Grows At Fastest Pace Since June

PSA: If you have to say that a site's massive bias makes it hard to tell if a story there is true...

The president's Speech is starting now

Could Mitt Romney Do Worse Than George W. Bush On Job Creation? His record says yes.

AFA’s Bryan Fischer Declares ‘Huge Win’ Over Romney Spokesperson’s Resignation

Obama: 23,000 more US troops to leave Afghanistan before the end of the summer.

"May Day General Strike" photos from Reuters prove event was NOT "a dud" as reported earlier

Right-Wing Claims Obama’s New Campaign Slogan Reveals His Secret Communist And/Or Fascist Allegiance

Live on NBC: "Mission Accomplished"

Why the hell is Wolf Blitzer announcing the President's schedule

"Mitt Romney, YOU'RE A RACIST!"

Joe Conason: Why Obama’s Bin Laden Ad Drives Republicans Crazy

How old will you be in 2024?

Obama: No Permanent Bases In Afghanistan

Live coverage of May Day protests in Seattle

Mitt Ramney is not qualified to be commander in chief. Why do we care what he thinks?

The Dow has doubled since that Kenyan, Socialist, anti-business communist who

The Official Lounge Call Out thread for taterguy, seabeyond, ohiosmith, LynneSin, et al..

2024? Really. No wonder this place is almost 'speechless' right now. Not even a poll. Just

WTF moment: Obama's national address on Foreign Policy on May Day?

The Implosion of Capitalism - Chris Hedges

MSNBC accurately laying out all the pitfalls of Obama's approach to Afghanistan.

Time For The DRAFT??????....

Fired border patrol agent says supervisor’s conservative views created hostile work environment

Lindsey Graham Helps Win Permits For $10B Nuclear Plant, Gets Rewarded With Cash

MSNBC keeps referring to "The Biden Plan" -- that Obama is moving towards it. Does anybody know

Matthews, Chuckie, Halperin, Susan Page and Ex Fox Anchorman Garrett.....All Discussing....

Somewhere in the middle of Afghanistan, there are the ruins of two demolished Buddha statues...

CLARIFICATION: US/Afghan agreement does NOT keep US troops in Afghanistan past 2014.

If you say Jesus backwards...

President Obama's Speech Tonight - Your Opinion

Dell Dimension XPS 410 with Seagate hard drive problem

New York man convicted in subway suicide bomb plot

Scott Walker's Fundraising Aided By Out-Of-State Super PAC Donors

'Even Jimmy Carter'

Mitt Romney's 'clarification' on bin Laden is another foreign policy blunder

The Commander-in-Chief just pissed off a bunch of Teabaggers with his speechifying

What is the point becoming a better person?

President Obama Speaks on Ending the War in Afghanistan

Hi, DU Lounge peeps! Talking to you from beautiful Toronto, Canada!

Fired-Up Women For Obama in Virginia

Internet card trick....see how you do

Congratulate Me...... I Lost Another Facebook Friend over Mayday

Police arrest man for paying with legit $50 bill

Is the GOP doubling down on gender Pay Gap?!?!?! There's something afoot here

'We Must Stand Up'

Draft Dodgers, Pedo Nugent Booted From Army Concert

President with the troops ***Pics***

Human rights showdown awaits Clinton in Beijing

Brockton, Mass. retirement board sues Google over stock split plan

GOP should have just came out and said great call on the bin Laden operation Mr. President

Brockton, Mass. retirement board sues Google over stock split plan

I've been called for jury duty...

Independent UK: If Murdoch thought the worst was over, he was wrong

So if I volunteer, what would I be doing for Obama?

What was for dinner tonight Lounge? We had Caesar salad and raspberries with whipped cream.

Democracy Insurgency - The Curriculum

Someone here in DU mentioned a Chrome plugin that confuses Google.

Rupert Murdoch's Fox broadcast licences targeted by US ethics group

'Doomsday prepper' sentenced to prison

whatever happened to the GOP plan to make PA not winner-take-all?

Oakland Police Department's new toy

Mayday protests turn violent in Seattle

Finally, a photo I can be proud of....

There's a huge protest still going on in NYC. Live stream here.

Got Science? Free bumper sticker from Union of Concerned Scientists.

Robert Reich: The Tinder-Box Society

Why you shouldn't fall asleep in class (gif)

Protesters Hit Streets For May Day Rallies; Violence Flares In Oakland, Seattle - MSNBC

5TH Avenue New York and OWS

" . . . . has proved itself sufficient . . . . "

Mandatory Tuesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Fear and Loathing on May Day

"This Ain't Fox News" XXX porn parody.

This morning on TV Ann Romney Wore a Reed Krakoff Bird T-Shirt That Costs $990

St. Paul: Black bear in Frogtown killed by police

Dow Jones average hits highest mark since '07

A reminder for Mitt Romney: President Carter DID give that order.

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Wednesday, 2 May 2012

Really good Frontline Program on PBS

How long after Mittens loses the election does Ann Rmoney become just another Fox News blonde?

4-year-old fires handgun in Alaska pawn shop

Where is Romney's rebuttal on the President's Afghan trip and speech?

Raise Your Hand, Icon, Avatar, Kick, Rec, Whatever... If You Are Cynical Enough To Believe...

muddy brotherly love

AP PHOTOS: May Day protests around the world

Strategic Agreement

(NYT) WI Recall Election Tests Strategies for November

5 Reasons Why the Common Core Standards are not Good for Teaching and Learning

Meet Michael Grimm, Labor’s Favorite Tea Party Republican

1 puppy. 1 slug. 1 vomit.

No Horsing Around with Evolution for Fundie Knuckledragger

Fla. Gov. Rick Scott signs Cuba-crackdown bill, but event turns into a public relations fiasco

How the Death of Osama bin Laden Sent the GOP Chasing Its Tail

TUrn on Rachel right fugging now

We have our first tornado watch of the season until 1 am. Usually the hills break them

LOL....."We must finish the job we started in Afghanistan"

This could get me banned, but...

Numbers of Muslims, Mormons rising sharply: report

Protesters took over the empty building down the street from me again

George Zimmerman’s Myspace: every Mexican pulled a knife.

Subtlety is not LynneSin's strong suit.

Watching interview with Dan rather on CNN

Tens of Thousands Take Over BroadWay on MayDay NYC. (RoofTop Video)

The Efficacy and Ethics of U.S. Counterterrorism Strategy - John Brennan

Romney Surrenders to Religious Right, Forces Out Gay Spokesman

Gosh there seems to have been a national outburst from the blac block

North Carolina: Obama 47%-Romney 43% (New SurveyUSA poll)

Obama is bad for business!

What about UN crimes?

The Implosion of Capitalism

Israeli teacher aims to galvanize Syria fly-in, to highlight need for global intervention

Post your suggestions for writing a good alert

Fahrenheit 9/11 Bush "Boat Party" scene - 9 years ago today

Romney heckled in New York: ‘You’re a racist!’

Press Release (via KILI): Senator Johnson Visits Pine Ridge Economic Development Group

Troop Support in Afghanistan

Thread to post YOUR pictures of General Strike events

K&R if you like May Day!

caption the newt & the mitt....

Miami Marlins working to plug leaks in Marlins Park’s roof

We Japanese Americans Must Not Forget Our Wartime Internment By George Takei

Deadline nears for Occupy Lincoln movement

Haters, based on my experience with them and all the available empirical evidence

Feds examine response to Montana sexual assaults

Blast heard in Afghan capital after Obama leaves

My thread was locked out and the explanation makes absolutely no sense.

John Brennan on U.S Use of Targeted Strikes with Drones

OMT...If You ACTUALLY Care About Social Security... You Need To Hear This... (Mark 2:07 - 4:19)

Barack Obama promises to 'renew America' in address from Afghanistan

Today's RimJob Fatwa: "Same sex marriage is tyranny! Resistance to tyranny is obedience to God."

Toons: Flat Earthers, Rambo Romney, Mission Accomplished and More. - 5/1/12

Georgia bans most late-terms abortions, assisted suicide

Obama Has Edge in North Carolina

Who cares about old folks? Seriously?

Venomous Snakes owned as pets

Aw, come on, Paul!

OSS agent who led WWII rescue of 500 dies in NY

FINALLY!!! A photo of MFM busy posting at DU

Republicans Are (Gleefully) Destroying Democracy

Republican Sen. Jim Inhofe goes completely ape shit over Presidents trip to Afghanistan

Tong quits Conn.'s US Senate race, endorses Murphy

The ED Show - Republicans back off criticism of President Obama

New York City pension funds to vote against Wal-Mart directors

One was saved this week

republicans are swiftboating Obama on bin laden...

Richard Carmona, former Bush surgeon general, best hope of turning Arizona blue, Democrats say

Why is this moron Oliver North blasting away my TV ad... it was for stupid commercial for

Women's Health Experts Speak Out

Journal: 24 New Lizard Species Found in Caribbean

It feels good...

Labor Day clock

Ugh! I want to throw something at David Barton.

good segment on dan Rather reports...

why was this hidden?

Just curious about post blocking vs mail blocking

I Survived Beyond and Back - Don't make me call him....

Frans de Waal: Moral Behavior In Animals

Hilarious Occupy photo from Occupy Montreal

I've invented a new metric for you to ponder: The TeaTroll Index

Jon Stewart Goes Off On GOP Hypocrisy For Criticizing Obama’s Bin Laden Ad

What is the most successful diet you have tried?

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