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Archives: June 10, 2012

Scientists are accused of distorting theory of human evolution by misdating bones

Scientists are accused of distorting theory of human evolution by misdating bones

Police Officers, Fed Up with Rick Scott, Leave Republican Party En Masse


*** June Contest Finals are in GD

Some people believe the gas tax should be much higher than current rate.

TCM Schedule for Tuesday, June 12: Flashbacks in Noir


"I Side With"

AZ candidate's gun use in ad walks fine political line

Here's an even faster/easier/creepier version of Google Street View/satellite view.

Is Glenn Greenwald trying to save face?

Why did Rand Paul forsake his dad Ron Paul for Mitt Romney?

TCM Schedule for Wednesday, June 13: The Immigrant Experience

just in some kind of mood tonight...

Gloat Free Baseball Scores (Saturday, June 9)

Arnie Gundersen will be on Coast to Coast AM tonight (Sat Jun 9)

Kirk Douglas: Obama ready for 'much more'

Michigan's New Anti-Abortion Law Nation's Worst...

Our Story In 2 Minutes

More Snapple cap trivia

Pridefest: Stonewall Occupied

EPA fears toxic spread from tainted pool found under Garfield plant

my 24,000th post!

I've ridden a few horses in my day, but this was really and truely a first for me...

Relatively Unknown Court Victory Could Be A Big Step Toward LGBT Equality

Israelis flock by the thousands to Tel Aviv's annual Gay Pride Parade

In El Salvador, Tooth Decay Epidemic Blamed on Junk Food, Lack of Information

Adolfo Calero: Commander of the US-backed Nicaraguan guerrilla group the Contras

Notice any evidence of paid crowdsourcing to flood comment sections, etc., by conservative groups?

Damn... What Is It About 2012... Now We Have Fucking Locusts...

18 yr old woman falls to death on first day of job at Yellowstone

Is the upcoming "Father's Day" bringing anyone else tremendous feelings of grief/guilt?

Nixon 'Far Worse' Than Thought Say Watergate Reporters

Best Simpsons season?

Kitten Scares Off Gang of Puppies

Sen.Sherrod Brown smacks down Dana Loesch at NN12:

A Western Outpost Shrinks on a Remote Island Now in Japanese Hands

3 Auburn football players shot- 2 dead (deaths confirmed, but not names)

New rocket plane to begin space tourist launches in 2014 (XCOR suborbital)

Israel sees N.K. threat 40 years on

Is Dream Chaser the new space shuttle?

NATO Will Not Launch Air Raids Near Homes, Says Afghanistan

Fred Karger, LDS gay rights advocate, takes on Bishop Romney in Utah primary.

Three dead, two injured in shooting at Auburn University housing complex

Katy Perry could play Freddie Mercury's girlfriend in new film of Queen singer's life

New national curriculum 'to make languages compulsory from seven'

Uribe's sister-in-law and niece to be extradited on drug trafficking charges: Report .

Uribe's sister-in-law and niece to be extradited on drug trafficking charges: Report .

Democrats target gun laws, other issues

Undoing health law could have messy ripple effects

Our Animal Natures

Fairmount Hotel loses canine concierge to bone cancer

Risky Rise of the Good-Grade Pill

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Don't Call Me Shirley Edition

Timothy Bradley Jr. earns stunning, controversial split-decision win over Manny Pacquiao

NJ's 9th Congressional District: This is what democracy looks like.

Banks get better at hiding fees.

If the Union Members are going to not support themselves then why should I continue to support them?

Netroots Rock Star Darcy Burner Reveals Winning Plan for Progressives

As Japan debris washes up in the US, scientists fear break in natural order

FaceBook's new privacy policy vote -- 900 million users cast only 350,000 votes

Union members make the union

From The Real News. European banks using crisis to tear apart the safety net. Take note US voters

John Nichols: A 'hugely scary' money power win

Dante's Prayer

So, the Farm Bill........

How much does it cost you to get to work?

Iowa Public radio aired Governor stating Pink Slime makers civil rights violated.

I have been chuckling about this all morning

Earthquake in the mediterranean this morning.

Official: Egypt's Mubarak in critical condition

Justice for Tasered 8-Months-Pregnant Woman!

According to...

Hammond replaces Bopp on RNC -- This is big!

Surfing the channels this morning

More therapy, less medications.

Buildings destroyed, people missing in Colorado wildfire

It's SUNDAY everyone!

There's a turtle in my yard!

5 Scientific Explanations for Game of Thrones’ Messed-Up Seasons

Syrian National Council picks Abdelbaset Sayda as leader

Sorry, Young Man, You're Not the Most Important Demographic in Tech

Modern thinker asking the hard questions

Hasidic Jew who had hoped to join NYPD is kicked out of police academy over beard length

Some asked "are we living in a bubble?", I think ...

Friends of Judy (Dorothy)

Catch 23:

Anyone gotten one of the "caging list letters" or whatever they're called to challenge a voter?

This Republican Economy by Paul Krugman

From the Tennessee Aquarium at Chattanooga...

government worker and unionize host help defeat government workers and other unionized workers

From the Tennessee Aquarium at Chattanooga...

Re Charlie Crist & Jim Greer controversy. How it played out in the Orlando Sentinel..

GREAT news about "Meet the Press"

The Libertarian Party: Rand Paul Is A TURNCOAT, TRAITOR & SELLOUT To HIS Father’s Legacy.

I don't know if ...

Message to Big Oil...

David Axelrod: Mitt Romney ‘Living on a Different Planet’ on Economy

Krugman: If You Don't Know Multiple People Who Are Suffering, You're Maybe a Member of the Romney Cl

Born To Be Wild: Catholic Nuns Hit The Road

OK, time to post again the 14 defining characteristics of fascism.

Calif. megachurch Crystal Cathedral gets new name

Please those who are Grammar-lovers or find Grammar errors keeps you from enjoying or debating

Well played, Senator:

My mother was just watching the women's golf tournament, and they broke for a Viagra commercial

Today in Wanton Malevolence


"Weird Willard" Romney says "Yes I can!"


County elections chiefs to state: We won’t resume voter purge program

looking for a good 26x1.95 kevlar belted MTB tire. slick or semi slick.

Born To Be Wild: Catholic Nuns Hit The Road (NPR)

PHOTO: If you're looking for an AFFORDABLE and MEMORABLE cruise, think "MiddleFingerMom Travel."

Franciscan friars back American nuns in Vatican spat

PHOTO: I'm THRILLED with my new iPhone 5GS, but...the battery life kinda SUCKS.

An important moment on Bill Maher Friday

Liberals Are Ruining America. I Know Because I Am One.

Since his FAILED run for GOP Presidential candidate, Santorum's new projects are shaking things UP.

Inventions you wish you came up with...Mantihose

Lost the Vote? Deny the money.

Why Should a Woman Be More Like a Man to Succeed?

49 Years After Kennedy Signed The Equal Pay Act, Women Still Earn 77 Cents To A Man’s Dollar

Romney's Creepy Fake Cop Act Extends To Staffers

Rainy, lazy Sunday.

How the NRA and Its Allies Helped Spread a Radical Gun Law Nationwide

June 8, 2012 | Moyers & Company

FL Attorney: Zimmerman legal team expected to request immunity hearing, could result in "game over"

Galllup is an overrated, moronic organization

In Egypt the liberals did all the heavy lifting but then they took their eye off the ball

Buzzfeed: Obama Super PAC steps up Bain Capital Attack

Elite Military Forces Are Denied in Bid for Expansion

Republicans Block Online Disclosure Of Campaign Television Ad Spending

When CON/Repub/Teabaggers spout "cut government"

Is this habitat display too small? ** Pic Heavy**

Pastor risks church for his principles

Did Republicans deliberately crash the US economy?

100 years of mystery: The Villisca ax murders (8 dead)

Heard today: It's women's fault.

The Library of Utopia

What America Can Learn From Germany's Justice System

Daniels: End public worker unions

Huge march in support of Capriles candidacy in Caracas (live)

Letter asks retiring members of Congress if negotiating for lobbying job and posts responses

Best Political Cartoons of the Week

Liz Cheney suggests Obama personally behind intelligence leaks

Is the President or the Generals calling the shots on the drone attacks?

Helicopter crash kills Kenyan gov't minister, 5 others outside capital of Nairobi

Why is the spelling of ad (advertisement) so confused with add (adding and subtracting)

What Lincoln Foresaw: Corporations Being "Enthroned" After the Civil War (Photo)

Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels (R):"there should be no public worker unions"

Firemen, Teachers, & Policemen

The Spread of Sacrifice Zones book by Chris Hedges

Nigeria: Gunmen attack churches

The Crazy Lie of "Pinkwashing" and the Liberal Case for Israel

The Crazy Lie of "Pinkwashing" and the Liberal Case for Israel

The 401(k) System: Great for Wall Street, Bad for Retirees

US Military Lobbies For War With Syria

A while back, someone posted a link for improving cell service.

Mad Men season finale tonight - who's tuning in? (Caution-may be spoilers inside from last episodes)

Honeybee virus: Varroa mite spreads lethal disease

Libya puts back election date by 18 days

why you consent to nothing

Assad forces renew Homs assault


Woodward and Bernstein: 40 years after Watergate, Nixon was far worse than we thought

Scott Walker: GOP can't win referendum on Obama

Dinner with Obama? Anyone done this?

Vatican bank has no secret accounts, official says

In case you've ever wondered how unicorns are made

In Case You Missed This... 'Union Decline And Rising Inequality In Two Charts' - EPI

TOONS: Mitt Romney (Yes We Canine?)

meet the falcon

Global summit aim to reverse years of family planning neglect

Have you seen this racist bumper sticker?

PSA: I usually welcome people to Arizona. Be aware, not all here obey the traffic laws.

Why haven't we heard of Jamie Johnson, heir to the Johnson & Johnson fortune? a GREAT

A suggestion for NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg (from a Type II diabetic) . . .

Democrats hope to build party from bottom up

MM - "Media Amplify Obama's Comments On Private Sector, Ignore Romney's Attack On Public Workers"

The Simpsons, seasons 3-6: Best TV comedy of all time

Two images. One at my favorite action shot location

Has Matthew Yglesias caught the stupid?

Can you believe these racist bumper stickers?

Can you believe these racist bumper stickers?

Orthodox NYC Counselor on Trial in Sex Abuse Case

Real Fucking Classy... 'Reading (PA) Teacher Layoffs Cut To The Quick - ReadingEagle

You Have Mail, And It's From God

You Have Mail, And It's From God

WETA UK, British TV 24/7

I need advice on a baby crow

“Occupy Our Arts” Blends Culture and Civil Rights

Study: Children fare better in traditional mom-dad families

The US has criminalized poverty. We're even jailing poor honors students.

There's a really nice post hiding over in

“Occupy Our Arts” Blends Culture and Civil Rights

Augusto Pinochet Documentary Sparks Protests Over Chilean Dictator's Legacy

Characteristics of modern Totalitarianism (not just fascism)

Anyone Here A Member of the Freelancers Union?

The more things change...

"10 Reasons Why I Don’t Know What Century I’m In"

Chavez foe leads massive march in Venezuela

Georgia megachurch pastor Creflo Dollar arrested

John Paulson’s Latest Investment: A $49 Million Ski Country Retreat

Jews And Arabs March To Mark 45 Years Of Israeli Occupation

Redneck Resort Mud Park opening in Sweetwater

A great afternoon, spooking the $cientologists...

What a clever distraction fighting about teacher pensions, while stealing the whole public school

Can His Plan End Racial Profiling?

Louisiana Republican convention devolves into separate meetings

Woodward and Bernstein: 40 years after Watergate, Nixon was far worse than we thought

Bonaroo Music Fest Live Stream

Honduras: US claims success in drug war militarization

The AARP Puts Out The Pros And Cons Of 12 Proposals On "Fixing" Social Security

AMC re-airing Breaking Bad from the beginning starting tonight

French left seen winning parliament control

Changing the focus to who you really are.

People ask me why I don't watch "America's Got Talent..."

Senators and Congressmen receive public pensions...

Found this on fark.

Should Obama just give up on Independents?

Australia's news media faces regulatory crackdown by government

Pentagon and Congress Argue Over New Hospital for Wounded Troops

Watch it live now!

Pearson PR Backfires. Education Publisher Accused of Censorship and Propaganda

‘Buddha’ goes to the hospital: A convergence of science, history and art

And then there were twelve...

7 Practices That Restored My Buddhist Faith

Multiple Freepers post sensibly (check the temperature in hell).

100th anniversary of the villisca ax muders

Gabby Giffords Pushes for Barber Campaign in Arizona

Long before Glen Beck and Fox there was Kids In The Hall - Communism

Please help us. Move to Wisconsin!

Van Jones slams Huckabee: The average teacher doesn’t make $100,000

This seems to be the happening place, so I'll jump in with a "Welcome!" to the new

Mitch Daniels: Public-Sector Unions Shouldn't Exist

Land 'bank' tests Florida's scaled-back environmental oversight

Did Facebook Inc receive any of the money from the IPO?

Killings by police in L.A. County jump sharply

Homeless worried over new Modesto ordinance

Trayvon Martin Case Prompts Civil Rights Commission Investigation On Stand Your Ground Laws

Douglas Brinkley: Cronkite's tarnished legacy

When Your Guru Calls Shotgun

Qaeda's Zawahri calls on Tunisians to defend sharia

Israel accuses Syria of genocide, urges intervention

Right-winger sent me this. I have no idea what it's about..Anyone???

Six killed, 38 wounded in Iraq mortar attack


‘Obama Girl’ is ‘not as excited’ about 2012, won’t endorse Obama

Now that we're destroying public employee unions, can we get rid of lawmaker's benefits?

Music video I simply cannot stop watching.

David Axelrod: Mitt Romney 'Living On A Different Planet'

The Deceiver: Romney's Top 18 Lies

I picked about a half pint of raspberries today and my potatoes are starting to bloom

The School of the Americas, the CIA and the US-Condoned Cancer of Torture Continue to Spread in Lati

Is there any way to get those lying "reform" party ads off TV,

Blackmail, Extortion and a defect in our Language

The School of the Americas, the CIA and the US-Condoned Cancer of Torture Continue to Spread in Lati

Bring out the violins - Mubarak is dying to leave the prison

>>>> Locking. Thus crap doesn't belong here<<<<< Can I ask why?

Excellent article on how the mainstream media plays an active role in the discussion of unions

I think we all need a good laugh

First senior U.S. official in 19 years visits Mogadishu

Any gardeners out there? Anyone know what the heck this is?

For all you who are Gramma centric. Here I am with my Mother, her Mother and her Mother.

Recommendations for a scanner for negatives and slides

Fox News is at it again -- attacking Bill Press over his comments on the "Star Spangled Banner"

Does the Second Amendment belong in the Bill of Rights? Why or why not?

A Western Outpost Shrinks on a Remote Island Now in Japanese Hands!

Ex-Goldman Sachs Director Changes Mind About Testifying (Before Judge Rakoff) - Reuters/HuffPo

Dylan Ratigan Leaving MSNBC

Sao Paulo celebrates gay pride with huge parade

So for who's been to a high school reunion: Who will be the hottest girls at mine?

Hanging out with the cool crowd

Hawaii responds to Arizona - Do you think it will finally shut the birthers up? Of course not...

A friend gives a gas driller an attitude adjustment...

What, Me a Dictator? Forget clumsy commissars and caudillos. Savvy strongmen now invoke democracy...

Salaries & Compensation: J'ever notice?

John Fugelsang is getting his own show on CurrentTV partnered with a "big celebrity."

Obama’s data advantage

The woman who defied Saudi's driving ban and put it on YouTube

Could Bachmann be the "leaker?"

Would you pay $170+ for a $8 toy?

This one I suppose might come under the "Know Your Enemy" file.

It is difficult to scan a beer bottle.

Astros ready to not play baseball, beat ChiSox, 11-9

Okay, remind me. I need to set the recorder for True Blood and what else?

Scientists Inside MONSANTO Speak The Truth

Everything You Remember About The 1990s Is Wrong

Colorado Wildfire - Here We Go Again - Ironic

Are there any webplus X5 user's here?

Four killed in shootout at Sacramento home, police say

Former 'God’s Banker' could blitz Vatican with cache of secret documents

Would you pay $170 for nude pics of MFM?

60 Minutes on Panetta

1,000 phony signatures on anti marriage equality initiative petitions

Another FB funny.

I've posted a bunch of photos from Anchorage's Gay Pride Parade and Pridefest

So, wife went to SoCal on business until Thursday night. What are you bringing to the party?

Most band members in one band?

I'm concerned about Pastor Dollar's two daughters. This is the guy who's been

Creamy Avocado Chicken Salad

Maine Dems Release "It Gets Better" Video

Morning Joe can't think of a unionized company. They must not have heard of GE. You know the boss

Fukushima, Plutonium, CIA, and the BFEE: Deep Doo-Doo Four Ways to Doomsday

Great sign from Pride Parade here in DC:

Dylan Ratigan leaving MSNBC...

PHOTO: In the wake of his recall victory, Wisconsin pays a tender tribute to Scott Walker.

"Jesus Christ For President - 2012"

The Holocaust

Boomer alert: Wizard of Oz at 8 p.m. EDT TCM

i'm shaking ash out of my hair and praying for my mountains

Video: Egypt's Nubians seek return to homeland

I hear the train a comin'

Wallenda to Take on Niagara Falls on Tightrope.

It’s Time For The Fed To Lead The Fight - Christina Romer/NYT

Colorado burning

Revealed: Secret of HIV's natural born killers

Israel starts rounding up Africans for deportation

Ran across this very smart doggie, carrying a big sign with an important message

Forced to Early Social Security, Unemployed Pay a Steep Price

Van Jones' Closing Keynote At NetRoots Nation 2012

Hockey coach banned after team skips ceremony to study

Went to see Avengers today...$1 for me, $1 for Paul...

An anti-choice memorial and museum planned in Kansas

Romney Campaign Creates An Imaginary Bill Clinton Twitter Account

Gerald Ford, george w bush and willard romney are on a ship.

This billboard says it all...

"Skippy's List" for the Bronies!

Corporal punishment

Atheist has faith in power of dialogue

Cross-post from GLBT - photos from Anchorage Pride Parade

Children go back to basics in maths (UK)

Well... Here's Your Prescription/Poison According To Begala...

What's hairppenin', dude?

graywarrior's legacy? Not "Thread that never Dies", but the rest of us coping with paranoid ducks!!

The COOLEST "impending Birth/Adoption of Two Children" notice EVER!!!

Um, excuse me, Miss.. but the meat in this bucket of chicken is the toughest I've ever eaten.

Ever have one of these days?

MiddleFngerMom used to practice medicine in Pennsylvania. Used to. It's a long story. Don't ask.

"Nobody wins with a head butt."

Dallas pastor stands up for gays and the President (TP)

Scarborough and Mika to play the remake. They seem to know as much about unions. Monty Python

Pandora is driving me nuts: I list that I like Bob Dylan, Neil Young... and that seems to be ALL

My neighbor's dog is crying it's head off...

Nobody wins with a butt head!

Someone give me an estimate as to how long it would take for society to collapse without...

So. Was seated next to Robert Duvall the other night at a northern Virginia-area restaurant

Sex, facing death

Sierra Leone fortunes change as diamond trade brings back investment

Too cool! Minnesota Governor's Sons Announce Matching Donation to Fight Anti-Gay Marriage Amendment

O.K., confess Lounge-bastids, you're watching the Tonys, ain'tcha!1 n/t

Time goes too fast - - > The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down

Greek left seeks to exploit Spain bailout

I put my money where my mouth is today (ALERT for Augusta, Maine)!

Manufacturing set for decade high

Mexico Election Signals New Tack in the Drug War

Having seen the Tony Awards, i know what musical I will NOT be seeing . . .

Meet Me in St. Louis is on, I really like this movie.

Just Wanted to Give Reminder Of Mitt's Craziness: Kolob

Lynnesin hit that one out of the ballpark. True Blood.

Article by Fareed Zakaria points out the dangers of nativism

I'll say it again-I AM

OK, someone help me out here . . .

Advice for Teachers' Unions

Everybody gets a DUZY!

PSA after having come home from covering a local fire

Fukushima, Plutonium, CIA, and the BFEE: Deep Doo-Doo Four Ways to Doomsday

Isn't it about time that Bill Clinton gets a ship named after him?

NYC mayor defends "stop and frisk" at black church

Scott "Dead Man Walking" Walker throws Mitt Romney under a bus


Israelis flock by the thousands to Tel Aviv's annual Gay Pride Parade

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Monday, 11 June 2012

Fresh water trucked in for Oilbertans living near Red Deer River oil spill

In small-town Missouri, a collision of cultures

Toon: The "People" have Spoken

Michelle Obama will be on Restaurant Impossible on 6-13-2012.

Etta James and B.B. King: There's Something On Your Mind

"New documents released by DWD prove Scott Walker lied about “early released” jobs numbers"

Wow. I'm about to become a beekeeper.

How can you be gay and Jewish?

There is a cool thing about this shot

How can you be gay and Jewish?

Everybody gets a dizzy!

Do people vote for the right person?

How in the world do you respond to "I don't have any feelings for you but I wish I did"??

Fort Collins evac zone

Group says Calif. air regulations discriminate

Gah! When did Mad Men become The Megan Show?

BIG house cats...

You know McCain and Liz Cheney were called out to cast aspersions on the White House re: the leak.

Owl in full flap descending on camera

The dog did it.