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Archives: May 17, 2012

Ballad of Seamus Romney

Duane Hanson original - and a few other works of art


NEW MEME: Romney's prairie fire of LIES!

Gloat Free NBA Post-Season Scores (Wednesday, May 16)

I read it in the DU Gungeon...

Linksys - Wireless-G Router

Embrace The Punt (A town in Ireland goes back to the Punt)

Mo. softball team excluded due to pastor's bisexuality

RFK Jr.'s estranged wife, Mary, found dead in NY

Is U.S. going above and beyond for Israel?

I just saw Steve Tyler in that new Burger King commercial

So apparently Lurch the Fucking Stiff's handlers....

I'm 58 and I just got a BS in Management of Technology.

Obama wants tough rules after JPMorgan loss: report

Toons: The New Greek Olympiad, Same-Scheme Marriage, Fire-Fighter Mitt and More. - 5/16/1

Whites Account for Under Half of Births in U.S.

Md. passes income tax hike on six-figure earners

One Month...and counting...

I am back to save the universe

IMF chief warns on cost of Greek exit from euro

Gloat Free Baseball Scores (Wednesday, May 16)

Obama awards Medal of Honor posthumously to Vietnam hero

same sex marriage opposition summed up in one 'toon

The Democrats should take some advice from Syriza and stand for something.

Number of days since Clarence Thomas' crimes uncovered: 479 and counting!

Greece eurozone exit extremely expensive: IMF chief

Avatar selection

Can US banks be trusted to self-regulate?

Biggest has-been horse's ass "singer" I've seen so far.

MP calls for gays to leave Lithuania (be driven from the country)

Assad’s Fourth Division Jihadis

Taibbi on Goldman naked short selling

Missouri License Plates: Lawmakers Move To Ban University of Kansas Logo

'CNN’s Racist Depiction of The Black Church and Gay Marriage'

Human rights report on Colombia panned as 'whitewash'

Jerusalem Rabbinical Court Grants Rabbis Custody over Nablus Tomb, Violates Oslo Status Quo

Dullards and Criminals.

Well, I just had eye surgery on the 15th...

Urgent: Help Fox news beat voter fraud

What's for Dinner ~ Thursday May 17th

Who believes that Bush stole 2000 election?

Rush Limbaugh allowed entrance into Missouri Hall of Fame at an undisclosed location

Homeland Battlefield Act Portion Found Unconstitutional By New York Judge

Anyone use Hazel?

NYTimes: Storyboard for Hit Piece on Obama Leaked From Joe Ricketts' Super PAC

National Enquirer: Did Obama out Robin Roberts out

Wall St. and Congress: Who Regulates Who?

May 17, 1954: Brown v. Board of Ed is decided

May 17, 1954: Brown v. Board of Ed is decided

Excellent piece of Dan Rather on Stephanie Miller of Bush AWOL and corporate media

Many trapped in poverty survive off of a little more than a dollar a day.

Starting Nov. 1 all Oklahoma applicants for assistance must have drug screening

J.C. Penney Is the New Sears: Ron Johnson Has Done “Incalculable Damage,” Davidowitz Says

Judge Blocks Controversial NDAA Provisions

How Bain does it

Spot on Plante 'toon

Bill Clinton, Boehner, And Some Other Rich White Guys Had A "Summit" And Agreed: It's Your Fault

You Set The Scene: How to Use Scene Modes on Your Camera

How the Christian Right's Homophobia Scares Away Religious Young People

Alan Grayson: Unemployment--Why

900 Cries For Help... Now She's Dead

Wal-Mart Reluctance to Reveal Bribery Is Common Business Posture

Plan for Vt. Windmills Causes International Furor

Census: Minority births top whites

Corbett is being flown around by Empire Beauty Schools

Denver Union Approves Contract Extension

Scotland: Arrests over anti-Semitic remarks on Facebook

Glaxo’s Melanoma Cocktail Slows Cancer in Study

Coffee May Help Drinkers Live Longer, U.S. Study Suggests

Plans to strike Iran "ready", says U.S. Israel envoy

It's Getting Lonely for Merkel within Her Party

How Small Groups Can Power Big Change

Am I being overly sensitive?

Bill Moyers/Simon Johnson: Are JPMorgan's Losses A Canary in a Coal Mine?

"What Mischief Does Li'l Mitt Get Into This Time?"

Online comment-writers to get own internet

All it took was one Bain ad and Romney folds up like a cheap accordion?

Fox Poll: Majority Opposed To Constitutional Marriage Amendment

Fox Poll: Majority Opposed To Constitutional Marriage Amendment

Do you think wealthy liberal Democrats will make big contribution to Obama Super-Pac??

FL State Attorney Angela Corey sets the record straight on Inside Detroit regarding Marissa Alexande

The Texas Farm Bureau Applauds Domino's Support for Gestation Crates

A Tollway in Dallas and the Absurdity of Building Duplicative Infrastructure

Too Often, a New Baby Brings Big Debt

G.O.P. ‘Super PAC’ Weighs Hard-Line Attack on Obama

Obama “just not an American”

African American, because I can’t forget

Agency honors first African-American federal officer killed in line of duty

A New Count of Potentially Hazardous Asteroids

Poll: New Jersey Voters Support Gay Marriage, Want It Brought To A Vote

African-American's roots revised

Ex-Houston cop not guilty in Chad Holley beating

Willie Middlebrook dies; photographer documented African American life

Photos: "Body Jars," Cliff Coffins Are Clues to Unknown Tribe

Not a black-and-white issue for HBCUs

If this man were alive, would you vote for him for POTUS? I would.

The Romney campaign’s strange response to Bain attacks

Romney Raises $40.1 Million in April, Nearly Matching Obama

Walkergate II: Son Of John Doe

MI public-works employee finds gun at work -- turns it in -- loses job for having a gun at work.

ETA News Release: Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Report (05/17/2012)

New Fight on a Speaker at a Catholic University

Millionaire man Maldonado answers critics

Hudson Bay: Vacation Destination 2070?

Robert Kuttner: A Tale of Two Elections

Medvedev Warns of 'Full-Blown Wars'

Don't you wish

Maybe They Can Bring Back Keyes

Krugman: Spending and Growth

Does anyone here self-reflect that they may have prejudices?

Whoa....Wisconsin moved from Lean O to Tossup..

What's it like to work with a personal trainer?

Obama Camp Rebuts Karl Rove In New Video

Two types of Republicans

Breaking Fox Poll: Obama is Opening up a Can of Wup on Romney

I can't stand John Edwards. I never could stand John Edwards, but

Judge Blocks Controversial National Defense Authorization Act

applegrove's kitty:

Sometimes bigger is DEFINITELY not better. Ow-ow-OWWIE!!!!

I don't buy that the fiscal crisis in 2007-2008 was caused just by the banks or homeowners

Politico: Sunday talk shows don't want to appear partisan. (I am LOL)

MFM (#40) was a star highschool b-ball player & woulda given MJ a run for his money in the NBA..

The GOP has its own source of nourishment: Mother's Milk.

Facebook’s Eduardo Saverin Likely BARRED FROM RE-ENTERING U.S

Right to Work legislation ready to go in Wisconsin

12-year-old Ontario girl slams modern banking system, becomes YouTube hit


Senate GOP backs radical Ryan plan

Conservative Super-PAC Prepares To Launch Major Ad Campaign To Blast Obama Over Jeremiah Wright

Mitt Romney raising money at home of 'morning-after pill' exec ($50,000-a-plate fundraiser )

Ohhhhhhhh does this sound familier?

Replay of Charles Franklin info Youtube

A Terrible Act of Reason: When Did Self-Immolation Become the Paramount Form of Protest?

Soot May Help Shift Tropics North

College drops health care plan over religious objections to new law

Best Buy's surprisingly insecure approach to new PC setup

CNN Story Title: White babies not the majority anymore . . .

How RW Homophobia is driving young ppl away from Xtianity in droves.

NRC researching nuke plant licenses past 60 years

Maybe we can put to rest, the sly, opportunistic talk that the Obama economic recovery is faltering

Pakistan Accepts NATO Summit Invitation

In honor of International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

Activist Chen Guangcheng says passport application done

So I just checked out the "Mens Group" for the first time....

Cuban congressional freak-out over Visa for Raul Castro's LGBT advocate daughter

NYT: GOP donor wants to resurrect Jeremiah Wright attacks

Low-dose study finds no effects


If an armed man breaks into my home and I attack him, can he shoot me and claim self defense?

The Surprising $100 Billion Solar Investment

Something Stinks About The Whole John Edwards Criminal Trial

Daily POTUS Hug

Israeli fire wounds seven Palestinians in Gaza

ReTHUGs can swiftboat Democratic candidates with LIES


Actual Fox "News" Screenshot. Ohh, the Irony!

Romney Courts Hispanic Vote With Animated Sombrero-Wearing Parrot

Data suggests drug treatment can lower U.S. crime

Terrorists blur into freedom fighters By Brian M Downing

London police use 'quick' cellphone data extraction system against suspects

Aundaray Guess, Artist and Writer, on Graduating from NYU as an Adult with HIV

Mr. Fish Toon-I Believe

Obama awards MH,vows for nation, shameful mistake should never be repeated.

Why Is Mario Batali on Food Stamps?

Recovery Begins When Addiction Ends: An Open Letter to Jamie Dimon

Bob Bradley In Egypt

When "Christians" use the Bible to attack same sex marriage

A Sitting NY Supreme Court Judge With Cancer Makes A Plea For Medical Marijuana

Republicans Attack Biden, Obama Over Coal

Thursday TOON Roundup 1- Willard's endorsements

Thursday TOON Roundup 2-Disunion

Thursday TOON Roundup 3- Gamblers and Crooks

Job Creators?

Thursday TOON Roundup 4- the rest

What's with the Wade thug routine?

'Khamenei told me that Israel must be burned to the ground'

(FL) State DOT worker took $30,000 in bribes, feds say

Just after birth of twins, SC mom hospitalized with flesh-eating bacteria, undergoing surgery

Senate Intell Committee To Release Report: We didn't learn shit from torturing people.

Another possibly fracking-related quake in east Texas

Teen Finds Finger in Arby's Sandwich

Jobless claims steady, labor worries persist

Auto-Tuning Humanizes Robotic Romney

Federal spending, taxes, and annual budget deficit all lower now than when Pres. Obama took office

Blue Jay Lawrie gets 4-game suspension for hitting umpire with helmet

Who Are the Other Americans Now?

Romney is worth $230 million dollars not including another $100 million he put into a trust for kids

Gay marriage: Obama gets on the right side of history

Reasons companies are not hiring

Manufacturing in Philadelphia Area Shrinks for First Time in Eight Months

WHO Increased The Debt? - REPUBLICANS!

Hondurans demand DEA leave after shooting

Hondurans demand DEA leave after shooting

Seasonal contest

If Romney's PAC's go after Obama on Wright then we should go all out on Mitt's Religion

Regarding Manny Pacquiao

Why the Lies keep coming...

The President & Dems haven't passed a budget in 3 years . . . tired of hearing this

Post a favorite tune from the Donnie Darko soundtrack.

The situation in Greece got me thinking........

48 things that will make you feel old (like you needed the help)

Will gas hit $100/gal before the next POTUS is out of office?

Joe Barton has a serious challenger in District 6.

Hinkley nuclear power station delay deals blow to government hopes

Foreclosures Tumble to Five-Year Low as U.S. Housing Recovering

You can love and support your children,

Texas Windstorm Insurance board approves 5 percent rate increase

A letter from Mark Zuckerberg - (really written by Andy Borowitz)

Obama's Dirty Obamacare Trick! Dick Morris TV: Lunch ALERT!

Gas Drillers Spent $1.3 Million Lobbying Legislature on Gas Law; Environmentalists spent $51,000

Biden Touts Auto Recovery to Rally Democrats to Re-Elect

Schedule for Bobfest North May 19

Lookie Lookie! Hampton plea deal means criminal charges coming for Ensign???

François Hollande, leads by example, cuts his pay and government ministers by 30 percent

Here is a BLS paper describing undercounting of long-term discouraged umemployed:

Index of U.S. Leading Economic Indicators Falls 0.1%

Mike Coffman (colorado congressman) says President not American

VP Biden Live in Martins Ferry

Republicans seek "extremely literate conservative African-American" for role in Obama SwiftBoating

what can you teach a chicken?

As long as we are talking religion

How to make people 'love' nuclear power

Poll: 74 Percent Want End To Medical Marijuana Raids

Uber-Wealthy Capitalist Gave a TED Talk -"Rich People Don't Create Jobs"- And TED Refuses to Post It

Cain to campaign with Romney...that should lock in the highly coveted sexual predator vote. CAIN!

Koch Brothers, Republicans Join Forces To Close Technology Gap On Obama, Democrats

Help donate a free mammogram a day to underpriviledged women with just a click!

What madness is this that when we have beautiful women in our country some people want to marry men?

North Korea nuclear reactor construction progressing

Donna Summer passes

Guitarist/Musician/craftsmen opinions wanted! Is this cool or bullshit?

Obama on the View delivers Record Ratings

Senators to Unveil the ‘Ex-Patriot Act’ to Respond to Facebook’s Saverin’s Tax ‘Scheme’

McCain, Romney Camps Decry Super-PAC Proposal to Attack Obama on Rev. Wright

73-Year-Old Woman With a 20-Year-Old Body (w/video)

Now *this guy* knows how to make a protest sign.

Donna Summer Dead at 63

Papantonio: Republicans The Losers In War On Terror

Is it appropriate to tell a female she has her panties in a twist?

Democrats’ Odds of Retaining Senate Improve

DU This Fundie Blog's Poll: Do you support President Obama's declaration favoring same sex marriage?

NYer & Ali Soufan take apart the tissue of lies told by Jose Rodriguez on 60 Minutes.

Big Oil Delivers Its To-Do List-- And It's Not To Dare Do List--To The Congressmembers It Has Bought

The transit of Venus, trigonometry, and the size of the solar system.

I'm sure that just like Colbert and Stewart there won't be any coordination here:

Demand, and the demand for jobs

Russian police clash with Occupy protesters at two Moscow sites

Tim Tebow’s lawyers go after makers of “My Jesus” shirts

A Judge’s Plea for Pot

Pic Of The Moment: GOP Super-PAC Plans To Bash Obama

The President and First Lady Announce the 2012 Launch of Veterans and Military Families for Obama

Last Dance...Donna Summer dead at 63.

Pre-ordering school supplies

Dog question. One of my Labs has recently developed the bad habit of

House GOP Defense Bill Calls For Billions More In Defense Spending Than Obama Plan

I just heard at work that Chuck Berry passed ... can't confirm ... anybody know if this is true?



My bully and Mitt Romney

Bringing Back Rev. Jeremiah Wright Puts ‘Mormonism On The Table’

How many times does it need to be proved before people start to care?

Man who sewed son's butt, rather than taking him to hospital, avoids jail

Judge Suspends War Crimes Trial Of Ratko Mladic

Prosecutors give closing argument in Edwards trial

The fact this was voted to be left alone 2-4 is only a small part of why I'm posting it.

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway buys Media General newspaper group

Any former Yalies here? Sad news...

Greeks not alone in bank savings exodus

marriage- civil ceremony

Debrief: a word that means the exact opposite of itself.

The Biofuel Greenhouse Gas Emissions Labyrinth

Bibi on Romney: 'We did not know each other that well'

Freepers commit mass suicide...BREAKING

You agree with this statement? Its a lot easier to vote for someone you like than someone you hate

Rachel Maddow last night exposed link between wife-beaters and mail-order bride tycoons, and GOP...

Whatever happened to the idea of starting an antinuclear activism group?

Senate Confirms Fed Board Nominees

Trayvon Martin Case Shadowed by Series of Police Missteps

Randi Rhodes comment about GOP attack on family finances.

Rest in peace, dear lady ___ 'There Will Always Be a You,' Donna Summer

Developer: Can't have casinos everywhere

The Guardian: Conservative thinktanks step up attacks against Obama's clean energy strategy

need help identifying strange bird at my feeder, looks something like this:

Trayvon Martin: "...gunshot wound to the chest fired from “intermediate range,” ..."

Exposing "The Homosexual Agenda"

Fred Davis, Joe Ricketts Disavow Rev. Wright Proposal

Dennis Prager: white people believe in American values more than non-white people

Dim All The Lights - We Loved To Love You

So why are so many billionaires willing to spend millions to defeat Obama?

Question about election-year DJIA

Iran Attack Decision Nears, Israeli Elite Locks Down

Is this a bug? Somehow I managed to recommend the same thread twice?

John Lewis is on Andrea Mitchell discussing the restrictions to voting across the country

At this point in time, has the autopsy report changed your view of Zimmerman's guilt?

CBS sets the trap, the right steps in it.

For those who question whether Republicans are racist...

It's been 3 years since the federal minimum wage was increased

Found it on facebook...

Solar Power Prices More Competitive Than Thought: BNEF

Shaving a picture of Matt Bonner in his head could net a young Spurs fan an in-school suspension

"I'll take a lot of credit for a man landing on the moon" VP Biden mocks Romney

Spain and Ireland Did Not Overspend and Overborrow

What cookies did Romney choose to eat? Vanilla cream, lol

What Do GMO Seeds Have to Do With Bee Die-Offs in the Corn Belt?

James Abdnor, Former South Dakota Senator, Dies at 89 (R who succeeded McGovern)

Thom Hartmann: Can Romney win only by lying?

Toon: Game is Over

Hello, I'd like to have an argument, please. n/t

Obama's clean debt-ceiling request stuns Boehner

Google Ads on the NYT/Five Thirty Eight website is generating an ad for...

Donna Summer, Queen of Disco, dies at 63

French ministers sign up to austerity wages and sober code of conduct

If Walker wins Recall, I predict that Romney will select Paul Ryan as his VP

Softening, Merkel Says She Is Open to Stimulus for Greece.

Preying on the Poor

A Fox News poll — yes, Fox — puts Obama ahead 46-39

Vermont first state to ban fracking

When some people find something but others do not

High-Fructose Diet Slows the Brain, Hampering Memory and Learning

A More Perfect Union - Boston Phoenix

Reuters: Israeli decision to attack Iran nears

How To Create an Angry American - The Bush Regime Lies That Led Us to Iraq - video

Hilarious irony - Rmoney and the nutbag billionaire hater from Chicago

The Rude Pundit - The Re-N*****ing of Barack Obama (2012 Version)

Tamron is on fire again today, whipping Armstrong Williams. nt

Loss of biodiversity Could Rival Climate Change,

New Rules Target Sexual Assault Epidemic Among LGBT Inmates

Fitzgerald Inc. Reveals GOP Plans for a "Right to Work" Wisconsin

Greece cannot fix Greece. Europe will have to accept Growth (and inflation)

Fitzgerald Inc. Reveals GOP Plans for a "Right to Work" Wisconsin

I have an idea for a O2012 ad

Fukishima update:

New French PM's name causes Middle East giggles

Hooliganism for dummies

773-404-2827 Option 5

How do you guys feel about assisted suicide?

It would be wonderful if Rev Wright found a way to sue these idiots for using

The futility of tryinhg to discuss anything at all with a right-winger...

(Romney) blueprint for a hate-filled, divisive campaign of character assassination speaks for itself

Poll: 47 percent of Russians believe the media can turn people gay

Senate Republicans block Iran sanctions vote

Patriotic Biker

When you turn the lights on, cockroaches tend to scatter

Gotta Vote

Australasia has hottest 60 years in a millennium, scientists find

Ancient Giant Turtle Fossil Was Size of Smart Car

Religion Deserves More Study by Scientists, Say Researchers

Thursday thrashes thru the end of the week. Please come CAPTION the Mitt-ster!!!

Venezuela: Economy could grow as much as 7 percent

Arrests over anti-Semitic remarks on Facebook

Harrisburg Area Community College eliminating up to 43 positions, plus increasing tuition

'Pro-family' group runs radio ads to keep kids out of school on Harvey Milk Day

The attack ad on Romney being a French Communist Zombie will not be released.

How can you communicate with someone that is too close-minded to hear the facts?

Pulpit Politics: Religious Leaders Should Persuade, Not Pronounce

These are the times when austerity is needed

Biden incredulous at GOP claims to understand middle class

NASA estimates 4,700 'potentially hazardous' asteroids

What's Next?

Religion can improve your self-control — even if you don’t believe in God

In Florida the "Stand Your Ground" law still enjoys strong support from voters ...

An abrasion on his index finger! Well, there you go. George HAD to shoot the little fucker.

GOP also-rans airbrush their anti-Romney scripts, make nice — more or less

Phrase of the day is "almost took my breath away." Modify any thread to include.

No Gays Allowed on Oklahoma Election Board?

Fukushima Daiichi: It May Be Too Late Unless the Military Steps In

When a right winger posts some talking points on a social media sight, or in a group setting,

chief sponsor: Amendment One “is only backwards if you think that forward is a good thing”

A little exchange with My Favorite Wingnut:

Phrase of the Day: Bushy Nut Nibbler. Modify a thread title to include "Bushy Nut Nibbler"

Rmoney is talking live right now and I can see his magic underwear.

Romney smacking his lips again on the teevee

Mike Thompson toon: Willard Rmoney schools Warren Buffett on GM

Cuomo Seeks to End City’s Fingerprinting of Food Stamp Applicants

RW columnist: Less black people escaped slavery than voted for Obama, they WANT white supremacy

Toronto mayor makes surprise appearance at anti-homophobia event

Good Luck Getting Laid

My sister is having problems with her feet going numb and has been to a GP and a podiatrist.

Insane Cameron rants about gays, Obama being gay, the Denver Post being gay, admits to liking men...

Amid ‘Sabotage’ Investigation, Honeywell Lays Off Plant’s Entire Union Workforce

I'm gonna love Lilly Tomlin in this new show. I love Lilly!

Here's a conservative who opposes voter ID laws.

USPS to close or consolidate 140 mail sites

Did Obama Push Romney to the Right?

Trippy Thursday freaks out. Please come CAPTION the Mitt-ster!!

JMG: The Twilight of Protest

Safety inspections don't hurt businesses-study

Is there a way to draw more attention to announcements?

Question Romney should be asked every day.

Is there an extremely literate douchebag who can speak to conservative douchebags out there....

(Maryland) Delegate warns of 'black youth mobs'

New York police plan changes to "stop and frisk"

Diet panel to tackle question: Did TEPCO want to desert Fukushima plant?

I'm sorry Ahmadinejad, Kim Jung Hu, Al-Assad, & Netanyahu - I can't remember what I told you

'US played right into Al-Qaeda hands in Yemen'

Brazil Navy investigates new oil spill off coast

Anti-War Protesters March to Obama Campaign HQ, European Consulates

Pirate guards need global guidelines: U.N. agency

US drone strikes kill civilians in Yemen

Trickle up economics. I use to be against some of these ideas but the positive effect they have

Are there any browsers, or add-ons for them, that stop the bars many sites put on top?

Martin Bashir needs to change his name to "Martin FUCKING Bashir," effective NOW. Read this...

Romney: "I don't know what I said, but I stand by it"

1000+ Italian Activists Liberate Beagle Puppies in Daylight Raid

Whatever I said, I stand behind it....Romney

H-P gains on layoff reports (30,000 jobs); techs slip


IMO Mark Holden general counsel for Koch Industries

CMD Releases New Report “ALEC Exposed in Wisconsin: The Hijacking of a State”

So basically Romney has threatened to use Rev. Wright if Obama uses Bain

Burma rewarded for political reforms as US names Derek Mitchell ambassador

Kucinich, Conyers look to block White House effort to expand drone strikes

No One Else To Fuck

So, what's your favorite forum? And your favorite group?

Canada axes green advisory body

Facts About The Rich And Job Creation Are Too ‘Politically Controversial’ For TED Talks

The Ted talk that is tooo politically incorrect....

The daily Lounge inspirational post

Anybody interested in studio lighting?

Facebook's Saverin says to pay millions in U.S. tax

Republicans Haven't Always Been Against Raising the Debt Ceiling

A question about my dog

The moment you realize you're completely fucked

Loveland enacts emergency fracking ban, Ft. Collins may follow

Senate Banking Committee to ask Dimon to testify

Woman suffers severe burns after rocks collected on beach ignite in her pocket

Ok it's been proven I am guilty of this here.

The "Free Market" Lie

Nobody can say that MFM hasn't ALWAYS been one hip dude

Passive Agressive Birds

Greece in crisis: this is not a quarrel in a faraway land

*Awkward*!1 Ellen's taped show played Donna SUMMER's "Not Stuff" just now

Vallejo police kill crime victim's dog

Romney's April fundraising haul...

Obama 'metrosexual, black Abe Lincoln.' as presented by Huffington

Arby's customer in Jackson, Michigan finds piece of finger in sandwich

Did Mitt have a meltdown yesterday? Hope not, because then they will not let him have any debates.

Hewlett-Packard Said to Consider Cutting Up to 25,000 Jobs (Meg Whitman in action)

C'mon, America, you're not Really Going to Elect Mitt "Empty Vessel" Romney, are ya?

Just saw this t-shirt at the mall:

Bad doggie

The female M&M is totally sexualized. The males are not.

Vilma sues Goodell

NASA science: revealed.

Hey kids! New feature!

Barbara Ehrenreich: Looting the Lives of the Poor

Time To Make Justice Souter's SECRET DISSENT in Citizens United Public

Tide and time ...

Here's a neat quote from my daily cryptogram.

Thom Hartmann: US-Colombia Trade Deal a New Low for Workers

If every DUer could ban any other DUer, who would be the last one left?

Thom Hartmann: Why Common Cause is suing the U.S. Senate

The Lure of Ideology

A Judge’s Plea for Pot

The View from Now Here

Got the results of my PET scan last Monday. I am officially

Kentucky man buys out entire Kmart, donates it all to charity

They say more than 3 means...

Gallup: Romney Registers Personal Best 50% Favorable Rating

John Waters Picked up Hitchhiking by Indie Band in Ohio

Rest in Power, Sister Donna

Can racism be unlearned?

Turning Down Electricity Use in the Bay Area

Alabama governor wants more discussion on immigration law

U.S. Slaps High Tariffs on Chinese Solar Panels

Have you looked at your ballot? Effing s**t!!!

Roubini: Get Ready for the Spanish Bailout

Please watch Nich Hanauer's 6 min video on DU front page and Video and Multimedia Forum

David Cameron defends 'make up or break up' euro warning

Robert Scheer: Obama Can’t Knock the Hustle

60-plus guns going back to 3 members of Hutaree militia

Raul Castro's daughter granted US visa

if anyone is interested -

Cops, Witnesses Back Up George Zimmerman's Version of Trayvon Martin Shooting

Tweety starts with the New York Times article on the attack on Obama

Exclusive | Geithner: 'I Don't Understand' Why Debt Ceiling Debate Is Back

Romney: Obama Bain Attacks Are ‘Character Assassination’

Proposal: The Jackie

DETROIT: Large increase in women getting Concealed Pistol License.

I miss the southwest. Anyone care to post some pretty pictures for me?

Mixed Messages From Capitol Hill on J.P. Morgan Loss

The undercover persecution of Muslim Americans

Chuck Todd's mouth is full of right wing talking points. You can never pin this guy down on

The Tea Is Getting Weaker

Greece downgraded deeper into junk

It could just be me, but I thought this ironic enough that George Carlin could have worked it...

Marshall says 'sodomy is not a civil right'

Why is it off limits to say that Romney is a Mormon??

Caption Romney serving cookies to the press

Unemployment would be a point LOWER (7.1%) if not for Cuts to Government - Wall Street Journal

ABC Breaking News: Trayvon Martin Had "Drugs In His System"!!! (it was THC)

Grange Brew: Tapping into Beer’s Agricultural Roots

Why YOU Should Boycott TED Talks

Seriously? The story being touted for the 5 o'clock news.

Dewhurst: Conservative PACs spreading 'untruths'

How's this for self hatred? Wisconsin's leading anti-gay crusader admits same-sex attraction

I keep a close watch on this heart of mine.

How long will will I last? I have been a contributing member of DU since 2005.

FLASHBACK: Bobby Jindal's Exorcism Problem

OFA: Joe Ricketts and Fred Davis Had "Plan" to Run Race-Baiting Ads

Battered Indian Tribal Women Caught in Legal Limbo

Get ready to bend over for Verizon [again...]

Romney repudiated Rev. Wright attack after doing it himself in February

Obama Issues Yemen Exec Order

The Revisionaries - A documentary about the right's attempt to rewrite history and science...

Crappy Chuck TODD, Clarence PAGE, and Lewis BLACK on celebrity Jeopardy (don't open for SPOILERS)

A rant about President Obama I heard from a neighbor today.

(Japan nuclear) Kansai power crunch just political rivalry?

Dueling ads paint conflicting pictures of Romney’s Bain years - The Trail (3:17)

I've said it before and I'll say it again. If the Obamas had just joined a church once in DC...

Early Honey Bounty in Central Arkansas!

Rmoney looks bored and uninterested

I would really appreciate an answer to my questions: Why can't we buy stars for other members?

Like Going to a Barber for Brain Surgery

According to Safeway's General Council: Pelosi and Clinton are worth less than pigs

The reality disconnect is strong in this post

OK, who cried havoc?

My new strategy for dealing with online wing nuts: Telling them that they're full of shit

Are these contact lenses or does this guy have the scariest eyes in the world?

How in all hell could the WI RePugs be "more motivated" than the Dems????

New Product Review: Nature's Hilights Brown Rice Pizza Crust

No, the New York Times isn't biased against Obama at all...

Marco Rubio attacks on cue about the US Visa for Raul Castro's daughter

John Travolta Allegedly Tried To ******* "Grease" Co-Star Jeff Conaway While He Was Sleeping

Move Your Money: Faith Leaders, Activists To Target Wall Street Banks Throughout Month Of May

Happy Anniversary Massachusetts

Two hot dudes team up against bullying

‘....I Stand By What I Said, Whatever It Was’

Regulator: Paddy Power ad which asked viewers to ‘spot the trans lady’ was offensive

Death by lap dance

I come to the Lounge to get away from "DRAMA"!

Is sending a PM really that exciting?

Obama Campaign Manager Counters “The Defeat of Barack Hussein Obama”

Preemptive raid against activists in Chicago... what's it going to take before you are pissed off

Thom Hartmann: Have you heard these stories in the Corporate News Media?

So, what does the lounge think of my new favorite band: Mumford and Sons?


Has there ever been a Presidential re-election campaign...

I Loathe the U.S. Chamber of Commerce

VIDEO: OFA: Joe Ricketts and Fred Davis Had "Plan" to Run Race-Baiting Ads

The Rachel Maddow Show - Romney: George W. Who?

From sonic boom to light whisper: Texas legalizes silencers for hunting

Fighting at gay rights march in Tbilisi Georgia

ABC news erroneously reports that JFK jr died before his mother


You guys ever participate in a jury...

What could possibly go wrong?

Neo-Nazi Tea Party activist abused girlfriend before killing her, a toddler and two others

FU, GZ..."Court docs: Trayvon Martin shooting 'ultimately avoidable by Zimmerman'"

Rahm Emanuel ‘livid,’ not returning calls from Ricketts family

Preying on the Poor

It must be RUN AWAY day - first Ricketts and now on "Obama born in Kenya"

OMG! Mitt Mania!

Senior Moments, Brain Farts

Lewis Black, Clarence Page and Fuggie Todd are the celebs

Robertson's Ranting is Typical of Tea Party Tantrums: "Break it!"

U.S. Agencies Join Forces with First Lady and Dr. Biden to Honor and Support Military Families

Tayvon Martin smoked weed - which now carries the death penalty in Sanford FL

"I would let a sleeping Big Dog sleep"...

You know what else they found in Trayvon Martin's blood?

More user metrics needed for Jury Duty

Help! How can I get the glue off the bottom of some plastic cups,


W.Va. taxpayers fund anti-Obama coal campaign

Fighter Jets In Skies Over Chicago On Friday Morning Before NATO Summit

Curt Schilling's check bounces - the mess gets bigger and bigger

Turkey Says Israeli Plane Violates N.Cyprus Airspace

‘Born in Kenya': Obama's literary agent misidentified his birthplace in 1991

Yeah, go ahead and roll out Rev. Wright and make religion a political issue.

Chicago police engage in a preemptive raid against activists that planned to protest the NATO Summit

Walker is ready to lose. Make it happen.

OKLAHOMA: Governor signs NRA-backed emergency power bill

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Friday, 18 May 2012

One of only senators out there: Wall St. and Congress: Who Regulates Who?

"Objectification": Science, or Junk Science?

Romney Ropes Off Media to Avoid Making Unscripted Gaffes

Kitchen Dancing - Thanks Donna edition

"Complicit in trans women's oppression"

Barack Obama tells EU: boost growth now or face a global crisis

Barack Obama tells EU: boost growth now or face a global crisis

Rmoney's marriage equality problem...

The Wisconsin Lie Exposed - Taxpayers Actually Contribute Nothing To Public Employee Pensions

Colorado congressman: “Obama’s not an American”

Isn't THC traceable for like 6-9 months in your system?

Iran threatens to sue Google for not labeling Persian Gulf

Kucinich Ain't DEAD YET! ...Kucinich's Floor Speech Today as Congress Prepares for War with Iran!

Donna Summer RIP, Always Will Be A Boston Girl

I stand by what I said, whatever it was.

Class War Kitteh : Momz, Dadz, can I haz 20K to start cheezburger biz?

Elizabeth Warren coming up on Ed Shultz

Reports: HP poised to eliminate up to 30,000 jobs

Damn, my FIL had a stroke. Some Lounge vibes please?

Americans Elect's expensive search for independent candidate fails


NRC: Proper response to Fukushima? Less preparedness.

Pill to stay sober

Great, odd, disturbing toons. . .

Do juries get do-overs?

Bug in the alert system?

White House adds its own footnotes to Presdential History on website...

The Last Word - Rewriting Fox's attack on Mario Batali

Reporting from Staples Center.

Family values ex-Nevada lawmaker appears in bikini for Maxim

Prison Rape: Department Of Justice Orders Increase In Anti-Rape Efforts

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Saving Earth

Send Walker Packing

Oh, how I love these commercials. Sex DOES sell.

Maine could be the FIRST STATE to allow same-sex marriage by popular vote

Presidential Memorandum -- Implementing the Prison Rape Elimination Act

Please take a moment to stop and consider those...

A horrible week is finally over

Big Ed just had a segment about Scott Walker's lies concerning job creation in Wisconsin

Whoa! 37% of my posts are in the Sports Group. Only 22% in GD.

"That’s my president, changing hearts and minds." The Obama Effect:

Fats Domino, Ray Charles, and Jerry Lee Lewis

Greece is the poster child for a NAU with much more central power than the EU

VP Joe Biden stops at Hog father's Old Fashioned BBQ in Washington, PA - pics

if anyone is interested (part two)

In Memory of the only performer who could make disco sound good

Marijuana use connected to aggression

Republican Maryland Delegate 'warns of black youth mobs'

Beefcake for the day...

So if Eduardo Saverin can be barred from entering the US, what about the CEO's of these companies?

Wealthiest top 400 people in the USA...

Is Black Mirror worth the 30$?

Is that the smell of jealous desperation coming from Miami??

End Polluter Welfare! -- see in real time how much we've wasted on them!!

"The Last Of Us"

Who will follow King Kenny?

Startling Birth Control Ad for Pets

Obama...Attack or stay positive ???

Exclusive: U.N. probes possible NKorea arms trade with Syria, Myanmar

Maybe the Mayans were right. Religious scholars say gay marriage a sign the end is near.

Facebook's IPO one of world's largest

True Blood - Another trailer...

Do you think Romney REALIZES he's morally bankrupt? The Bain vids have hit him hard

Poor LynneSin! She thought this was a canned French wine from grapes pronounced "moo-stah-SHAY".

Grammar Nazis: Almost always, but not NECESSARILY always out-of-line.

Scientists have determined HUMAN males are not the only species of male to experience midlife crises

Did anyone besides MFM present themselves with these "gold stars" when they were growing up?

Sing along now: "MFM's Sexay and He KNOWS It!!!!!"

You know they're bad when you'd gladly trade them for a bulldog's.

Holland and Merkle.

Romney denounces idea of Obama-Wright campaign ads

White-robed Idaho sheriff candidate only received 180 votes on Tuesday

US envoy to Israel: US ready to strike Iran

Convicted Criminal James O'Keefe Dupes Right Wing Media Again!

Manny Pacquiao: 'To the gay community, I apologize'

A&E cancels Breakout Kings...

A special day. Me, the dogs, great weather, our "Back 40."

Which Democratic non president do you most regret and why?

Long history of male church hierarchy dissing nuns

Creative Destruction vs. Creative Construction

Documents Show Cops Believed Trayvon Martin Killing Was ‘Ultimately Avoidable’

Poll shows Greece electing pro-bailout government

It all boils down to : Do we take care of them or do we just kill them?

U.S. sets new tariffs on Chinese solar imports

Refute This, Republicans!!!

James O'Keefe: The Fraudulent Face Of The Voter ID Movement

Obama Faces Political Risks by Staying Soft on Wall Street George Zornick May 17 2012

Eduardo Saverin Can Be Barred From U.S. By Homeland Security, Sen. Jack Reed Says

Facebook insider sales are huge red flags

Grey's Anatomy

James O'Keefe's voter fraud prank fail

How to make fire using only a Orange

Voter fraud hard to prove; fears spark legislation

I had the best day in clinic today.

Uh Romney: WHO discarded Clinton's "big gov't is dead" idea?

Toons: Trust Wall Street, Too Big To Ween, Old Bush-onomics and More. - 5/17/12

I've been spending time listening online to the MO Senate this week

Does this mean I can't be a Cubs fan anymore?

The ED Show - Senators introduce a proposed penalty for Saverin

Was Martin found face up or face down?

This is just creepy. After dark some thumb tacks appeared on the sidewalk in front of my place

I know this was a hoax but could the mention of Obama as a 'metrosexual' be to confuse people

Chinese fishing boats held by North Korea

Carl DeMaio

Former Editor Says Murdoch Sowed Seeds of Hacking Scandal

Trayvon Martin--Another shrinking giant

Is this what Romney is up to with all his vague talk about success:

St. Petersburg State University Takes the Gold at ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest

Japan in first commercial satellite launch

I am not looking forward to this falls election

Walker on track to retain seat

U.S. Warplanes to Hold Drills Prior to NATO Summit

When a 911 dispatcher tells you to do something, you should listen to them

Paging LynneSin and her staple gun...H&M needs something stapled to the wall...

Occupy is anti NATO all over twitter. Will this alienate people? I thought Occupy did so well

Nick Hanauer: "Rich businesspeople like me don’t create jobs"

What's in the Box? - Test Film 2009

Dancing with the Stars....

Vote for Democrats. We have no choice, really.

William the Horse swims miles offshore. Must be rescued.

FAA finds no evidence in pilot's claim of unidentified object over Denver

Land pirates: An EU force finally gets tough on Somali bandits


California Judge Rules in Favor of Seniority

(More on size acceptance) Book recs: Camryn Manheim, Jennifer Joyner and Marilyn Wann.

GOP rookies revolt against Grover Norquist's grip

What unemployment? Everyone I know works for Facebook.

Indian tribe ‘employee’ thrives on payday loans

Al Gore has a girlfriend: California donor and activist Elizabeth Keadle

Dear Dr. Laura:

What is your LEAST favorite web browser?

Donna Summer - On The Radio

Cincinnati Pit Bull Ban Repealed: Breed-specific legislation repealed after nine years

DU this poll about gay marriage (on a right wing radio website)