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Archives: May 18, 2012

Why I absolutely HATE Facebook.

Romney upset by criticism of his record, supporters plot anti-Obama smear

Since the GOP brought up Rev. Wright, let's talk about Mitt Romney's crazy preacher: Mitt Romney!

Elon Musk: Just passed final launch review...All systems go for liftoff on Sat...

Bwahahahaha!!! GD M&M's thread, MFM-style.

Regular Coffee Drinkers Less Likely To Die Early

Edwards Defense Asks the Jury to Distinguish Sin From Crime

For AsahinaKimi: All Your Love I Miss Loving - Shoka Okubo

"To Warrant or Not to Warrant? ACLU, Police Clash Over Cellphone Location Data"

Those Exxon ads for improving math and science scores infuriate me.

*** June Contest Topic: SKIES *** BLIND SUBMISSIONS ***

This is not Lyndon Johnson’s Senate

"When a true genius appears in the world…"

House Democrats push to make voting easier

Gloat Free NBA Post-Season Scores (Thursday, May 17)

Gloat Free Baseball Scores (Thursday, May 17)

Dorothy Cooper and the new Tennessee voter law

So how long have they had additional statistics in the profile

Democrats push back against voter ID laws

Wisconsin Recall: Republicans are watching

Jemima Packington: Asparamancer

Welcome to Venus Retrograde.

Clinton backs Rep. Pascrell over Rep. Rothman in NJ's Dem primary

House Republicans call for overhaul of tax code in 2013

Securities and Exchange Commission faces heat from Democrats over settlements

Remember (2008) when the GOP thought the WAR ON TERROR was the ONLY thing that mattered?

Equipment tested in space for space-based solar power

You love unions. You love workers. Please listen...

Last Dance - Donna Summer

we win

Hialeah hired Davie private eye firm to follow workers

Talk About Stepping in it - Romney Clearly has blown the whole Rev. Wright thing A Perry "OOPS"

U.S. changes requirements for some Cuba trips

TCM Schedule for Saturday, May 19, 2012 -- The Essentials: Cinematography by Gregg Toland

The Key of Awesome! : Hot Problems - feat. Mitt Romney!

State Supreme Court Justice Melvin(R Pa) expected to be charged today!

Court drops irregular financing charges against Piedad Cordoba

I have encountered malware twice while browsing DU today ...

Nice new Willy Wonka meme making the rounds...

More clickbait from Politco

You kids! Your mom and I can't leave for one evening without you making a mess!

Wal-Mart Plans Solar Panels in Mass.

I'm in a mood and need some cheering up. (Dial-up warning) (NSFW)

Lawsuit takes aim at California's legal protections for teachers

What's for Dinner ~ Friday May 18th

A reminder of the duties of group hosts

Hey All

Uncovering the other ALECs

An Open Letter to Manny Pacquiao From a Gay Filipina American

Men’s Rights Movement Spreads False Claims about Women

Why does the media want Zimmerman to be found not guilty?

I think this says it all (An image)

LOL fox and friends started with romney is taking the high road and not bringing up rev wright

Europe

big news Putin no-show at NATO conference :p nt

1994 Ad from Massachusetts from the job creator and chief

whats wrong with maine democrats

"I'm not familiar precisely with exactly what I said, but I stand by what I said, whatever it was."

let me see if I understand this correctly (re: Dems same as GOP)

Most Americans Think Obama Will Win

derp

"He was brilliant and charming." These were the words of an attendee to one of the

Going back to being a vegetarian - ups and downs

Tasing a Pregnant Woman in Front of Her Kid? The Outrageous -- And Dangerous -- Abuse of Tasers by P

10 Frightening Things That Happen at Conservative Christian Schools That May Be Funded With Your Tax

After the election season.

What a Scam. Wal-Mart is offering to convert people's movies to digital for $2/each

Endowment Activism: How Students Can Move Big Money

WI gives me that sinking feeling in the pit of my stomach.

Town of Lucas auctioning first flush of giant public toilet on eBay

Poll shows Greece electing pro-bailout government

Hatred of those on benefits is dangerously out of control

summer months. ok women, what book do we want to read and delve into. we have a poster

Facebook going "public" is the best example of a rigged market.

Who favours ending the filibuster?

D.C. delegate to Congress silenced at hearing

Suspect arrested in deadly Miss. highway shootings

NYT: Alabama Governor Urges Changes to Latest Immigration Law

Romney releases first general election TV ad

If Washington DC cannot, for some reason, become its own state, then either.....

All Bets, and Polls, are Off in Wisconsin

Obama and the Arc of the Rainbow

Chicago Cubs Owner Joe Ricketts’ Anti-Obama Plot Risks Stadium Growth

My opinions on the Zimmerman case.

John Nichols: Scott Fitzgerald forgets that women can vote

Now we know why Walker rushed out those self-serving jobs numbers

James O'Keefe makes another lie in North Carolina 'sting,' gets another state investigation

veterans say no to nato

Deregulation (cartoon)

Cancer patient who voted GOP in 2008 says she would be dead without Obama's health care law

Phil Rockstroh: Contemplating the Abyss

Facebook IPO watching thread

Rationalizing bigotry is tougher than expected

Romney's Thinks He Has His Own Personal Bridge to Nowhere

NATO protesters mysteriously disappearing in Chicago?

A New Politics That Rejects Austerity and Wars of Whim

Geithner to Dimon: Resign From the Board of the New York Fed

Just heard on Tom Joyner: Donna Summer quit smoking a very long time ago

10 Frightening Things Happening at Conservative Christian Schools That May Be Funded With Your Taxes

Your moment of zen.

Where are the Missing Five Million Workers?

"Getting rid of nice things makes people unhappy"

The Atlantic: A New Yorker's (Sadly Lopsided) Scorecard of Tokyo Transportation

A word from Brigham Young on Adam's "wives" and how sleeping with blacks will get you killed

Dedicated to the 99%

Cubs' Ricketts decries (defeat Obama) proposal.

mitch daniels....indiana deserves better than this hack

The Rockford Sons of Liberty

Witness Says George Zimmerman Repeatedly Bullied Him At Work, Targeted Him With Racist Jokes

But...but Walker you said we were creating jobs!? WI lost 6200 jobs in April (new report)

The Atlantic: A New Yorker's (Sadly Lopsided) Scorecard of Tokyo Transportation

Wisconsin: Everybody chill a minute!

UNC Chancellor Holden Thorp plans to discipline UNC workers framed by James O'Keefe

Rare DNA Mutations Raise Question Theories Of Disease

Another bunch of billionaires and millionaires have just been creating with ad spamming.

Malawi to overturn homosexual ban, Joyce Banda says

Rev Wright is not the vilian he has portrayed to be by the rethugs

Why did this girl cause her own murder?

Pictures: Elephant Underpass Reuniting Kenya Herds

The New Atheism and Evolutionary Religious Studies: Clarifying Their Relationship

10 Frightening Things Happening at Conservative Christian Schools That May Be Funded With Your Taxes

Too True to be Funny: Know which ones to fear

Obama and Romney offer differing views of God

Funny Friday...

Job Creators

Does It Matter Where You Go to College?

SACHS/MASON-DIXON NATIONAL POLL Rmoney: 47% Obama 44%

Toles Toon- Virginia is for Haters

Investors Business Daily/TIPP poll Obama 43% Romney 40%

Lawyers Guild claims NATO activists "disappeared" without warrant or charges

Chicago Business Newspaper Goes After Citizen's United On the Ricketts Debackle

ESPN's Friday Night Fights

"Speaking for those women who could never imagine they'd have to make this choice"

Study shows religion is a potent force for cooperation, conflict

So, I Have The Right To Stalk Someone and If They Fight Back, I Can Kill Them, Claiming Self Defense

Matthews: Romney Slamming Wright & Obama Is Attack On "His Race"

Rockets kill 2 NATO troops, 3 Afghan civilians

The Nation: Where's The DNC In Wisconsin?

AUDIO: Witness Says George Zimmerman Repeatedly Bullied Him At Work, Targeted Him With Racist Jokes

My play is a finalist in the Native American New Play Festival!

Who are the "independents?"

state by state speak your mind about...north dakota

state by state about north dakota

Go ahead, make my day......

HHS Secretary Sebelius to address Georgetown graduates despite protest from Catholic archbishop

Jasmine Thar Case Draws Comparisons to Trayvon Martin; Why Hasn’t Her Killer Been Charged?

'Smart Defense': Should Europe's Militaries Specialize?

Game of Thrones question with spoiler. Be warned

Can you offer any comfort to two women grieving over torn-out trees?

Aw, fuck..MSNBC's showing 7/11 security cam footage of Trayvon Martin "moments before he was killed"

Facebook insider sales are huge red flags

Peak oil notes - May 17

Drumbeat: May 18, 2012

Joe Ricketts' anti-Obama campaign raises Wrigley Field renovation questions

MFM's alter ego revealed.....

Peak oil notes - May 17

Drumbeat: May 18, 2012

New Climate Change video: Murderers, Tyrants and Madmen

WI Recall: Democrats targeting 2008 voters who sat out 2010 elections

planning a trip to the state of delaware in june (sunday and coming home on a tuesday)

Mitt Romney's advice for jerkface bullies - by Matt Bors

Colombian politician arrested over alleged role in Farc plot

Friday TOON Roundup 1 - Fbook

So now it's perfectly "normal" to stalk people you're afraid of?

Friday TOON Roundup 2- Babies

SHOCK POLL!!! Obama leads by 7 in FOX News Poll

I'm sorry, but how can we seriously believe someone just randomly goes up and attacks strangers?

Friday TOON Roundup 3- Superpacs

Meet Mahlon Mitchell dem candidate for Lt. Governor in WI

Why do conservatives assume Liberals don't work?

Friday TOON Roundup 4- Students and jobs

Buried microbes exist at limit between life and death

Friday TOON Roundup 5- The rest-

Scientology Personality Test

Here You Go: DOCUMENTARY PROOF: James O’Keefe’s Latest Video Is A Fraud

i've seen this picture all over the news this a.m.

The draft, feminism, and men's rights

Why geeks should be invited to the policy party

Obama to unveil plan for helping African farmers

Those $22,600 W. Virginia routers were "economical"

The stalking of Trayvon Martin was the INITIAL act of felon aggression PERIOD END OF STORY

Job Killer? Try Bottom Line Booster: Workplace Safety Inspections Save Money, Jobs, Limbs

“We don't need you to do that”

Found: graywarrior's prom pic......

THC in Martin's system? How about the drugs Zimmerman was on prior to the shooting?

Lieutenant Governor candidate Mahlon Mitchell to attend Sheboygan voter rally today

Coyotes Are the New Top Dogs

Mitt Romney’s claim that 100,000 auto jobs have been lost under Obama rates 4 Pinocchios

Why are there so many threads about Zimmerman's head wounds

Cubs' Kerry Wood retiring

forget Zimmerman's scratches, this is what is left of Trayvon...

"Being a healthy woman..."

I think the stand your ground law should have a name change more reflective

I still don't trust FaceBook

Questions for Dr. Laura Schlesinger

Hunger Is A Growing Problem Among Senior Citizens

Massive tax fraud by undocumented workers in Indiana

Trayvon Martin buys Skittles and an iced tea at 7-11 minutes before his death.

I'm a finalist in the Native American New Play Festival!

Emergency Manager repeal petitions were LEGAL!

Zimmerman/Martin case -- I suggest reading the leaked evidence file (link)

House Democrats push to make voting easier

I object to calling any anti-porn feminist a "Dworkinite"

Howdy, new to the group. Any guitarists out there?

Greece no longer a nation: Announces plan to become social network.

In Second Occupy Wall Street Protest Trial, Police Claims Again Rejected

Interleague Games?

Name something you used to do that today's whippersnappers have never heard of.

Pakistani student is unable to accept his film festival award, denied the right to enter US

Pregnant? Then Get an STD Test, for God's Sake

Police detain 400 "Blockupy" activists in Frankfurt

TYT: Cenk Blasts Mitt Romney's Anti-Obama Lies

Romney sees greed's silver lining

Trayvon's girlfriend told the police thatTrayvon didn't run away from Zimmerman

The Canadian Oil Sand Mines Refused Us Access, So We Rented This Plane To See What They Were Doing

Israel Olympic officials upset over lack of tribute

Newt's sugar daddy Sheldon Adelson now a major financial backer of Scott "Divide & Conquer" Walker

Game of the Night: Rockies vs. Diamondbacks

Where's Zimmerman's blood test?

You go girl or gone too far?

Zimmerman apologists always run into same problem. Person minding their own business ended up dead.

Rugby Super League champions devote game to gay equality

Van Halen "abruptly postpones more than 30 long-planned dates" (source: "they hate each other")

DU Album of the Day: "The World is a Ghetto" War

F.A.I.R.: NYT, WaPo Let Unnamed U.S. Officials Spin Honduras Killings

“Warming Hole” Over the Eastern U.S. Due to Air Pollution

Increasing Israel Aid, Cutting Everything Else

The blockupation of Frankfurt

"...But I stand by what I said, whatever it was..."

Fox News is reporting that Obama's new slogan 'Forward' is a communist slogan.

Phil Rockstroh: Contemplating the Abyss

Temperatures rise across the ditch

Mike Coffman and the embarrassment of the state of Colorado

How I learned to stop worrying and love atheists...

Pic Of The Moment: Romney's First Election Ad, Decoded

Romney Finally Admits Family Dog May Have said 'Woof' instead of 'Roof'

Arizona Goes Birther: Secretary Of State Says It’s ‘Possible’ Obama Won’t Be On Ballot

Fox News psychiatrist: ‘Narcissistic’ LGBT adoptions will lead to polygamy

A better definition of Peak Oil

10 Cool Discoveries You Should Know About

AZ strikes again! Ridiculous story, but GREAT PIC

Obama campaign “goes there” again, calls Karl Rove out on his “BS” – VIDEO

Tradition!

Has everyone been following the horrible advice from Dear Prudence at Slate regarding the Wiccan

People are saying the police are out of control. Absolutely wrong.

All baby boomers should get hepatitis C test: CDC

Friends Of Big Dawg: Romney is proposing---"exactly the opposite of what Clinton did in office.”

Colombian diary farmers threatened by FTA .

Toles Rant: View ja day Edition

False framing in Greece

Mason-Dixon poll: Romney up 3% nationally

Leading Psychiatrist Apologizes for Study Supporting Gay ‘Cure’

Now here's a party I can get behind...

Leaked Stratfor Emails Reveal Anti-Obama Prejudice

Saw this great cartoon on Facebook

Any tips for getting over a chest cold faster?

AZ SOS isn't convinced Obama was born in US--may strike him from ballot

Nancy Pelosi Says GOP Proposal on Military Chaplains Is 'Fraud'

Protecting LGBT Refugees from Violence

Facebook IPO Meh

Appropriators Vote to Block Pentagon Sports Sponsorships

Great interview of Paul Krugman on the recession and austerity measures by Amy Goodman

Nighttime fasting may foster weight loss

Right. So, who's posted the most in the last 90 days?

POTUS taking it to another level at the Rubin Museum (DPH)

Builder in Australia drills through Banksy piece

Nurses Rock !!!

The U.S. Has A Lot Of Shale Oil - So What?

Florida Steps Up Effort Against Illegal Voters

(NY) City Plans to Offer Buyouts to Idled Teachers

Unlike the East, gas prices stay stubbornly high out West

Mississippi Supreme Court again upholds pardons (by Haley Barbour, included murderers)

Is there a way to block threads with "Zimmerman" in the title ?

Angry ex-wife puts hate for husband on display

It took about 10yrs for actual shooting to begin in Civil War I. Are we in year 1 of Civil War II?

Obama welcomes France’s Hollande to White House, outlines plan to fight African famine

They suspended an umpire????

Reaction to Kathleen Sebelius at Georgetown U.

Leading Psychiatrist Apologizes for Study Supporting Gay ‘Cure’

I have a serious complaint about DU

*** gets out her staple gun and posts the new rules for DU Lounge Workers ***

How do you say Flip-Flop in Spanish? (Yo Soy Mitt Romney)

Wanna know what a Lumbar Puncture feels like?

Cashbook

Who to support in the Senate primary?

New Jersey Town’s Korean Monument Irritates Japanese Officials

Martin/Zimmerman: Just so it doesn't just disappear, now that its less sensational.

Capital One Flagged ‘Friends Of Scott Walker’ For Credit Card Fraud - ProPublica/RawStory

Rush Limbaugh: Donna Summer was 'right-winger' and 'not a fan' of rap

I.A.E.A. Director General to Visit Tehran

Top 10 countries for mobile phone and internet users

cats get kidney stones

Man who fathered 30 kids says he needs a break—on child support

It looks as if Zimmerman defense plan is to put Trayvon on trial

Just got back from taking my daughter to a free dental clinic in the next town over. I did

Political Donations Flagged As Potential Fraud

Keyword Ignore Feature Request - Take My Money

Trade deal with U.S. could harm Colombia farmers

Robin Hood as Seen Through the Eyes of Democrats, Libertarians and Republicans

"America’s economy runs on freedom" sez Rmoney.

Jesus!

5 Dances

Jobless rate drop, tax revenue jump boost Michigan's economic outlook

House passes bloated "defense" bill which spends much more money than the Pentagon asked for

Clear Channel is buying the best alternative radio station in MA--WFNX

Senators Urge Supreme Court to Uphold Law Banning Corporate Donations

Obama 2012 - Week in the field—May 18th, 2012 - pics

Thom Hartmann: Going Wright Is Wrong - Wright vs. Mormonism?

President Obama speaks at the Symposium on Global Agriculture and Food Security - pics

Thom Hartmann: The role media played in austerity as a necessary evil?

A statement that should have never been voiced in the first place...

Attorney Fighting Against Fontgate "There Comes a Time When You Become Frustrated"

2 eyewitnesses put together could make Trayvon's killing a hate crime

WTF ??? - 'Wisconsin Recall: More Resources, But No Change In Strategy To Defeat Walker' - FDL

Disneyland Tokyo backs gay marriage

Colombian human rights situation 'grim' in 2012: NGO

Merkel 'suggests Greek referendum on euro membership'

Legislation Is Proposed to Extend Helium Sales Deadline

Colombian human rights situation 'grim' in 2012: NGO

Wow - look at protesters in Chicago

Colombian politician wants former VP investigated for paramilitary ties .

Afghanistan fundraising goal eludes as US heads to NATO summit

Election result in Toronto riding thrown out by judge

Magic meerkat moments

1970's "Starsky" arrested for his CA medical marijuana in Kentucky

BUG: Use of "&" sign in a jury response truncates all text after that symbol. (EXAMPLE)

Appeals court affirms minority voting rights law

"In a white supremacist society…"

Trying to pick my weight up

Video: "Higher Education"

U.S. health secretary urges contraception compromise

Artist wants Jesus Popsicles to stand as statement on fanaticism, violence

Brazil president to receive apologies for human rights abuses she suffered

Brazil president to receive apologies for human rights abuses she suffered

Illegal File Sharing Case Poses $675,000 Question For Supreme Court

Bernie Sanders "Congress doesn't regulate banks, banks regulate congress."

At this point in time, I really, really, really miss "Continuation of a Flamewar" locks.

Presidential achievements broken down by party; Found on Facebook

"Call Me Maybe" Singer Speaks Out For LGBT Equality

U.S. swing states' jobless rates dive in April

Cuban scholars denied US visas seen as among most open to engagement, change

Cuban scholars denied US visas seen as among most open to engagement, change

I'm so tired of door-to-door salesmen!

Quantic & Alice Russell with the Combo Bárbaro - Look Around The Corner

Facebook being abandoned by its core market. You'd be better off investing in Greek government bonds

A Reason to Have Pride: 'Girlesque'

Video: Bachelor party bungee jump joke.

Veteran anti-whaling activist Paul Watson to be released on bail

House GOP Throws Out Entire Summer Of Debt Ceiling Negotiations In Less Than 10 Minutes

Destroying Democracy in Michigan

Guardian UK: Southern Europe fears summer of violence

Quantic & Alice Russell with the Combo Bárbaro - I'll Keep My Light In My Window

OK you NEED to see this!

Divorce Becomes Legal in Maryland Before Marriage

Who is cooler ...

Transwoman in Canadian Miss Universe....runway video...

SpaceX Falcon 9 test rocket is being prepared for launch at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station - pics

150 Years Of 'Taps'

What do conservatives stand for?

I told Paul I wasn't interested in seeing this movie...

Mitt's advice for bullies (toon)

Bernie Sanders "The Truth Is Wall Street Regulates Congress"

The Rude Pundit - Oh, No, What Ever Will Happen If All the White Peoples Are Gone?

Conan O’Brien And David Letterman Bash Jay Leno On The Late Show

Alabama Judicial Scandal Could Taint Many Cases, Not Just Siegelman's

Michigan Lawmakers Refuse to Sign Award for Lesbian

Advice please re short vacation in Seattle with my son

Bashir looks good - more on Rmoney and Rev Wright

Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act Held Constitutional

"What's this smell like to you?"

baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau has died age 86.

Prediction: Come November, Obama beats Romney by far more than the margin suggested by polls.

Video of Mitt Romney denying he ever made money from breaking up a company. Does Bain know?

Political Activism FTW!

Numberphile: '60'

U.S. soldier referred for court martial for 2009 Iraq shooting

A salient graphic explaining our current political/economic/environmental woes

Would you please consider using the word "respect" (or disrespect) instead of "politically correct"?

"This guy really needs a new research team."

Italy court upholds ruling clearing Berlusconi

New Wallpaper: The Andromeda Galaxy (GALEX, JPL-Caltech, NASA)

You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet by Reed Richardson

How fast do you read?

RIP: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

DNC pushes back on Wisconsin recall criticism

On the Nov Election.

Japanese whalers set out to kill 260 whales for ‘scientific research’

Senator wants parties to refund convention money

Justice Joan Orie Melvin to step away from state Supreme Court to fight charges

My prediction re Zimmerman still on pace

Papantonio & Ed Schultz Talk News of the Day

Mysterious rocks ignite woman's shorts

Thousands of Shia Muslims protest over Gulf union plans

Naked racism allowed to stand.

Is a Fight in Democratic Party Worth It?

Star Trek’s Enterprise ship could be built in 20 years at a cost of... $1... (Yahoo headline)

Chinese entities world's biggest economic spies-Pentagon

Japanese whalers set out to kill 260 whales for ‘scientific research’

President Obama Arms Citizens With Information On New, Restrictive Voting Laws

What worked?

Your Friday Afternoon Literature Challenge: Name the original opening line

Obama campaign sending DC volunteers to Virginia to register voters

Fox Noise: 37% of Voters Believe Gays Should Be Able To Get Married

It's like McCauley Culkin in "Home Alone" keeps hitting the "alert" button...two "0-6 to LEAVE IT"

Thom Hartmann: Will controversial NDAA be overturned?

Thom Hartmann: Is nuclear catastrophe imminent at San Onofre, CA?

End of the week LOL's (May 18th) - pics

NDAA under attack in Congress?

Did your Rep vote to let the govenment call you a terrorist and imprison you without trial?

WTF?

Gonorrhea superbug spreads in Japan

Some US history you probably didn't know about...I know I never heard of this.

TYT: Unconstitutional NDAA Provision Blocked by Federal Judge

GOP lawmaker: State may stop informing about Cuba visas (because you pissed off Hillary)

Military can't detain Americans indefinitely; NDAA shot down by federal judge

Man charged with alleged threat to blow up Dem Party offices

Assad's Fake Jihadists

another jury fail

So this is what we're reduced to. IL man pleads guilty for DIY surgery charges

Nine-year-old’s lunch blog shames school into making changes

Donors from big banks betting on Romney

Since a witness said Zimmerman was chasing Martin, how does that change the laws interpretation

Male Student Suspended for Wearing a Skirt

The Great Billboard War of 2012

Amsterdam offers a haven for low-energy future

Hate Groups Grow as Racial Tipping Point Changes Demographics

Yemenis launch anti-drone campaign

Obama campaign releases new ad emphasizing Education

Pacquiao pays price for anti-gay stand

Antilia: Inside Mukesh Ambani's 27-Story Mumbai Residence, The World's First $1 Billion Home

Challenge to watch this without getting a lump in your throat

Rinse Preakness says Obama is in love with the man in the mirror. He and Wolfie

Fears of Bank Runs Mount in Southern Europe

Beyond our imagination: Fukushima and the problem of assessing risk

In case you're wondering here are when the Presidential and VP debates will be held & where

'Reporter's Privilege' Under Fire From Obama Administration Amid Broader War On Leaks

While Mitt Romney says the economy is a wreck, GOP governors are boasting of robust recovery

Volunteer for Wisconsin GOTV phone banks with WA State AFL-CIO

Dozens protest outside Obama headquarters, NATO country consulates

Facebook underwriters prop up stock as it nears break-even mark

Putting a price on life - the Spanish health care system under austerity

Annoying Toys

Cats. Do you wanna know what they REALLY think (and dream) about all day and night?

Fools and drunkards (and, ahem... those who are BOTH) DO seem to have guardian angels.

Here is a video of a project I worked on. "Verbolten" roller coaster ride at Busch Gardens VA.

Will the REAL MiddleFingerMom please stand up?

Want to secretly fund an attack ad, contact the Chamber of Commerce .....

Pennsylvania Doctors Worry Over Fracking 'Gag Rule'

Beyond 'Jeopardy': How IBM will make billions from Watson

Solar Energy in Germany

VVMF to Welcome President Obama to The Wall

Disability rights activists ordered to return to DC for court appearance

Top 10 donors make up a third of donations to super PACs

The DU Friday Afternoon Challenge for your beautiful minds: A Face in the Crowd!

Why Environmental Politics Matters

‘Nude’ Stephen Harper painting causes a stir (EYE BLEACH WARNING)

'It's a war between people and capitalism'

Mystery Health Care Group Funneled Millions to Conservative Nonprofits

Americans Elect EPIC FAIL.

Best Tina Fey quotes – in honor of her birthday

BREAKING NEWS -- Senators call on Supreme Court to Overturn Citizens United

According to zimmy the giggling sociopath, TM pounded his head into the concrete of the sidewalk

Thom Hartmann: The Right's Obsession w/Female Body Parts?

Thinking about "something else" blocks pain signals.

Apparently THC turned Trayvon Martin into a Reefer Madness psycho

Craig Venter Wants to Solve the World’s Energy Crisis

The Shady Bunch

‘U.S. Department of Peace’ may never get its chance

$25,000 to First Whistle-blower who turns-in Corporate secret donator to influence 2012 election

Many states...

Finger In Arby's Sandwich: Teen Spat Out 'Rubbery' Digit

US House voted on the right to trial

Wall Street-run dentists are torturing little kids for money.

Afghanistan's' Chicago resistance

Is Mitt Romney’s love for America a Mormon thing? (Boorstein/WaPo)

The GOP's Fateful Journey from Moderation to Machiavellianism

Found: Lounge Dudes' Disney trip pic.....

Post your favorite whiskey drinking songs

I'm living proof that The Playboy Club is not an equal opportunity employer....

Video Released of Trayvon Martin Buying Iced Tea and Skittles

Barbara Bush

Two U.S. House Reps Seek To Reinstate Domestic Propaganda Program

how do I post a picture I took, from my hard drive?

Kerry's interview on OTR/Channel 5

Video: Raggae star Beenie Man renounces homophobia, supports gay rights

The prosecutor charged Zimmerman with Second Degree Murder

Meet a future leader: Nine-year-old tells ‘God Hates Fags’ church ‘God hates no one’

House Republicans Cut Defense Department Spending… On NASCAR

after woman posts poem about how she was bullied, class of 1987 contacts her to apologize

What, if anything, do you miss from DU2?

Weekend Economists Make Their Marx, May 18-20, 2012

Tonight on Real Time with Bill Maher:

British economy may 'never quite recover' from a severe Euro collapse

In the vein of "Derp Durr Hurr"...

Yellow Submarine (????) - in production according to IMDB

Withdrawals at Santander UK amid Spain fears (they own Sovereign Bank in the US)

Illinois: Civil Rights Organization heard from concealed carry supporters

[E+C]-[P+T+G+I] = dramatic

Giraffe-necked screechy freepy woman screaming about food stamps, Reverend Al smacking her down

New G20 report: Who will hold police accountable?

How to make Thai Tea

I don't realize I've put on a few pounds until I attend a wedding or funeral.

Chuck Todd: Romney bullying media on Mormonism issue

Dacoit Dan in on the air with Salad Days (punk rock)

What's Pissing You Off The Most Now II (The Sequel)?

Federal agent seeks to dismiss Hawaii murder case

Why Is This Man Laughing?

Judge might split Guantanamo trial of 9/11 suspects

Meanwhile, over in Malaysia...

What's on at the movies in your town? We have had the same feature for more than a year now...

How to make fire using only orange people

Hopes fading for swift U.S., Pakistan deal on Afghan supply routes

Stop! Stop!

My feral cat friends: moving in a few weeks. Need advice.

I guess I'm starting to get old

Weld commissioner defends fracking

It's 92F this afternoon

Humanity can now build the Enterprise from STAR TREK - but it's gonna cost you

Disputed Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Headline Draws Fire

NLRB Region 2 Authorizes Issuance of Complaint Against Verizon for Unfair Firings, Discipline

Virginia Gov. McDonnell signs laws that expands voting access

FBI to Investigate Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s Administration for Bribery Relating to Appointments

Man Showed Up At Station To Pick Fight With Officers

Stop!

Papantonio Hammers Heidi Harris on Corporate Welfare

Bill Murray plays FDR in Hyde Park on Hudson.

Ann drives a couple of Cadillacs. Wait a minute

Nurses rally in Daley Plaza with music

The prosecution has mentioned that Zimmerman's story has changed several times

Stop

Eight Girls Pull Best Yearbook Prank Ever

House OKs $642 billion defense bill

None of the contestants on Jeopardy knew the Final Jeopardy answer.

Set for use June 5th ,massive failure, DS200 paper ballot optical-scanners

Texas ordered to pay ex-inmate $2M over conviction

Anyone here familiar with evolutionary psychology?

Rare East Texas Earthquake (fracking?)

What the Bible Says Versus What Republicans Wish it Said

A dozen protest at TD Ameritrade (call for Ricketts to refrain from attacking Obama)

Donations to Scott Walker Flagged as Credit Card Fraud

Chicago protesters break away from nurses' rally

Birther Madness in Arizona: The Movie!

Repsol cancels Argentina gas exports

Repsol cancels Argentina gas exports

New Program Will Deliver iPads To Family Caregivers Of Injured Veterans

House OKs continued war in Afghanistan

Mitt Romney: "I stand by what I said, whatever it was."

Some people just have their priorities screwed...

Great Funny Story aka why some people still vote GOP

Fiber (makes me SAD). Activia (Jamie Lee). LUTTREL is on with O'LOOFAH.

Potential bug?

Terry Gilliam, 1970, explaining his stop-motion animation

Why is Gay Marriage Even an Issue?

Banking sector puts its money on Mitt Romney

Defense Budget That Breaks Spending Agreement Passed By House

Joe Sestak Hints He'll Run for Governor in 2014 Against Corbett

KETV Omaha: Nebraska groups offer shelter should society collapse

Friday Talking Points (211) -- Good Enough For My Money

Paul Newman on Facebook

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF! Fireside Friday

Naomi Wolf in The Guardian: The NDAA's section 1021 coup d'etat foiled

Tell me good reasons to drink tea. I'll start:

news flash

Quebec unveils 'emergency bill' on student protests

Protest: Easy to mock, harder to take part in

Comparatively the middle class creates job with aggregate demand, not the wealthy

Big Ed just showed a clip of this classic political moment!

WHY am I getting these G**-D***** Zinc ads???

'Ma'am, are you aware you have no clothes on?

What makes people drawn to sign up to DU solely to defend Zimmerman?

Verlander is three outs away from his 3rd no-hitter.

dog likes guitar

back to LA's "buy back"

Damn You VH1! Damn You!

Mittens & Ted debate health care--1994

Heading Into Talks With Iran, U.S. Sees Hopeful Signs

Do you have an active friendship with anyone who opposes your political views?

Could Solar Satellites Be the Key to Infinite Energy?

Obama's endorsement of gay marriage results in 11% increase in support among NC African-Americans

Thank you President Obama

Quick, everyone get out your violins and a box of Kleenex.....

Romney Economics: State by State

Cenk Uygur Slams Hannity: Hateful Racist On Rev. Wright.

House passes foreclosure protections for vets

Hundreds arrested in 'Blockupy' protests in Frankfurt

Jon Lovitz To Hannity: Obama 'Hypocritical' For George Clooney Fundraiser

Gay Marriage Laws in Kansas

Facebook IPO: an anatomy of Wall Street overreach

Do you find it lame to "rec" your own OP?

Sexist Old Man at Kids Rugby game (I need An American point of view please)

Yankees Score Multi-Million-Dollar Home Run in Federal Circuit

Is new book on making LEGO firearms harmless or scary?

How alcohol is formed naturally in space

Tea Party Patriots email Wisconsin Update:

California senator presses feds after report questions safety at troubled coastal nuke plant

Thank you, Russian immigrant to Israel, for Nakba Day (Bradley Burston)

Hero driver from 1976 Chowchilla, CA school bus kidnapping dies - story w/pics

Michigan state police investigate election fraud claim

Riqster is kinda sorta back...

Romney donated to anti-gay marriage effort

NYT: Earmark Puts $17,000 (Drip) Pans on Army Craft

Paint and climate change....?

4 SciFi movies I've come to see differently in the last decade

If I'm not highin', I'm lion!!!

Perspective / --- / Perspective:

Though not religious, MFM LOVES going to church as it gives him a reason to get all dressed up.

Woman returns lost phone, rewarded with a beating

Medics attacked by Palestinians near Jerusalem

Walker’s Billionaire “Divide and Conquer” Backer, Diane Hendricks, Isn’t Paying State Corporate Tax

T. Boone Pickens Should Stop With the Oil Forecasting

Banned from Facebook for Posting Pictures of Her Terminally Ill Son

Hopes fading for swift U.S., Pakistan deal on Afghan supply routes

Solar eclipse: Excitement builds as event nears

25 Years After Bullying, Facebook Poem Prompts Class Of 1987 To Make Amends - MSNBC

Chilling effect of the Nakba Law on Israel's human rights

Tiles May Help Shrink Carbon Footprint by Harnessing Pedestrian Power

Morons Disappointed to Learn Most Babies Born in America Are Not White

I attended a DSCC lunch today with Marlo Thomas in the room...

Is Will Smith homophobic?

Do it!

So do they have one that smells like a barn....?

Who is this lunatic lady on Bill Maher?

Blessed One by Thich Nhat Hahn

Greece No Longer a Nation; Announces Plan to Become Social Network

Chicago NATO summit bail fund?

Anybody besides me looking forward to the new Judge Dredd movie?

Congress May Reverse Ban On Domestic Distribution Of Propaganda Material

CFTC opens probe into JPMorgan trading loss: NYT

Flesh-Eating Bacteria Consumed Man's Penis After Surgery

Friday Night/Late Night... 'Happiness Is A Warm Gun'

The Last Word - Rewriting Ben Stein on presidents

I finally found pictures of my great-grandfather!

BREAKING: If you thought the Romney dog on the roof thing was the tip of the iceberg, you were RIGHT

Arizona....AGAIN....wtf...

Anyone remember "Dragon's Lair?"

Psychiatry Giant Sorry for Backing Gay ‘Cure’

dupe - delete

House Republicans Attempt To Nix Military's Clean Energy Initiatives

Martin Bashir - Krugman: Speaker Boehner, Paul Ryan 'completely deluded'

Water, a walk and of course another sunset

Capital One flagged ‘Friends of Scott Walker’ for credit card fraud

Why Environmental Politics Matter

Man Charged With Threatening To Blow Up Wisconsin Democrats’ HQ - RawStory

Ridley Scott’s New Blade Runner Film Will Be Sequel

The way things really work... an old proverb updated

Who is the greater force of nature: Bill Murray or Steve Martin?

Daily Kos: Massachusetts Democrats seeking information on Scott Brown and JPMorgan Chase

88% of Baptist University’s Staff Quit Over Mandatory Anti-Gay Pledge

So now Occupy is against world trade and capitalism? They will lose support of the 50+% of the 99%

Coming to the Convention...where's the barbecue?

WKRP "As God as my witness, I thought turkeys could fly" Thanksgiving

Why I find Christianity so hard to stomach.

The ED Show - Billionaire Entrepreneur argues he's not a job creator

Fun in Facebook comments on the NRO link falsely accusing Elizabeth Warren of plagiarism

(Trayvon) Martin Spoke of ‘Crazy and Creepy’ Man Following Him, Friend Says

Mystery over Bridgeport arrests: Molotov cocktails or brewing equipment?

What Would Happen If?

TCM Schedule for Sunday, May 20, 2012 - What's On Tonight: Cesar Romero

""...and you know, my dad, he's 83 and he's older than me..."

Ed Ray, Bus Driver During Kidnapping, Dies at 91 (Chowchilla, CA school bus in 1976)

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