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Archives: June 17, 2012

Supplement Helps Teens Kick Pot Habit

In Appalachia, Wednesday is Sewing Day!

Beautiful thunderstorm in the western suburbs of chicago tonight!

French, German leaders hold 'fruitful' talks on Greece

What's for Dinner ~ Sunday June 17th

NAACP president speaks out against voter ID proposal

Walk over Niagara Falls

TAIBBI ~ "Somebody has to remind these legislators who it is they work for & it’s not Jamie Dimon"

Monopolies hold back Mexico's economy with high prices, poor service

Teabagger Joe Walsh (R-IL) Marched In The Elk Grove Village, IL Parade Today......

Bill Maher EXPOSES and OBLITERATES the Right’s RACIST Propaganda

How the end of slavery led to starvation and death for millions of black Americans

The wonder of breasts

They are attacking the vagina in Arlington,Texas.

I notice that MIRT just PPRed a poster called Ottopoint in the Guns group; I'd be

Pyramid of the Capitalist System.

For Romney the presidency is not a job: it's a business opportunity. (Photo)

Republican Superheroes - Political Satire or Reality immitating Farce?

Gloat Free Baseball Scores (Saturday, June 16)

When The History Is Written... Concerning The Year 2012... It Will Be The Year Of...

Now if Romney saw this looking out his bus window...

Noda Ends Japan Nuclear Freeze

I had to destroy a wasp nest today.

"If you meet Marx on the road, kill Marx."

Gay 'Pride' celebrated, criticized at festival

Is the "stereotypical feminist" fictional?

Howard Dean: ‘Tired’ of Anti-Tax Rhetoric

Obama, Romney in virtual tie in polls; numbers static since April

Australia plans marine reserve the size of India

i think i'm beginning to heal.

Y'know, I thought I'd seen this Munro guy somewhere before...

Happy Father's Day!

Unlocked: Inside New Jersey’s Halfway Houses

Beer in the 80's

Just another pretty face!

Mind your own business

Pictured: The UFO-shaped object found at the bottom of the Baltic Sea

Campbell's diaries tell how Bush threatened to 'get rid of' Iain Duncan Smith

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Empty Nest Syndrome Edition

TOONS: Just in case you thought corporate funding of campaigns is a NEW thing...

Louisiana Was Totally Cool With Paying For Kids To Go To Religious Schools Until Other Religions Sho

Sen. Marco Rubio discusses his religion on 'CBS Sunday Morning'

Happy Father's Day, guys! (picture thread!)

Citizen's United or Roe vs. Wade? Which decision do you want overturned?

My youngest son is hopping mad.

ELEGY FOR A SCHOOL YEAR

Happy Father's Day

NY Times Magazine: Cocaine Incorporated

Greeks go to polls on euro's day of destiny

Weapon of Mass Instruction

Happy Father's Day, all! (song thread!)

Remember how Bush was blown away by bar codes?

Congress Pushes for War with Iran

Why I won’t be going to Skeptic or Atheist meetings anymore

Justice Ginsburg: Those who are guessing what the court will do don't know what there talking about

Raucus (Repub) Iowa Convention May Signal What's To Come (Bad News for Mitt)

U.S. Acknowledges Its Drone Strikes (Good first step, but more is needed)

Fleetwood Mac - The Chain [Studio Version]

Artificial immune system gives baby vaccines a booster

Sundried on a Sunday morning. Please come CAPTION Mitt-ster (The Unhipster) Romney!!!

Warlord bans polio vaccination, calls it a 'cover for U.S. spies' (Fallout from bin Laden tactic)

This is a petition for raising the minimum wage in US

Up with Chris Hayes is great this am...

My DU experience

Is seems like a phone call to the parents would have been a first step

If Romney and Repubs were to win, what kind of opposition Party should the Democrats be?

Boy this is one screwed up Father's Day so far...

Domestic use of military forces is not an uncommon thing around the world.

Sunday prayers. Please come CAPTION Mitt ("Oatmeal's got nothing on me!") Romney!!!

Bush puppet Lil' Fredo crawls out from under his rock to slam Obama during "political silly season."

Boo!

Meet Your Cousin, the First Lady

I read that Obama shouldnt be allowed to go around Congress on immigration

Consider Some Radical Approaches That Have Worked in a Country Almost the Size of Ours

CBS Sunday morning runnung interview with Rubio

Very strong report as to how this is a global crisis. Euro-Crisis Used to Destroy Social Contract

How Capitalism Steered Innovation Toward Social Control Rather Than Technological Wonders

Fear and Loathing at the Convention

Robert Reich: Super PACs must face accountability

Plouffe: Immigration policy change wasn’t political

China, India, Iran wait to pounce on Afghan riches

Coverage from one of the only real news stations out there: Greeks Face a Momentous Decision

Have an ailing child in need of good vibes. :^(

Why Food Stamps will not be cut, banks, big ag, Wal Mart profit to much from it.

"...Romney’s policies delivered the crisis in the first place."

'First' Father's Day

Aggh. Candy Crowley: "Newt Gingrich has a way of framing things accurately."

Sheldon Adelson To Lavish $71 Million In Casino Money On GOP Super PACS, Nonprofits

How shock waves will hit US if Greece drops euro

You're Welcome -- BP Voices From The Gulf

In Nevada, Koch's 'Americans for Prosperity' can't even win a tiny 1,691-voter referendum

Mitt is making a speech in my town right now.

Keith Boykin from CNBC on Melissa Harris-Perry's show just said

Businesses do not exist to create jobs.

This came into my email from the Tulsa Interfaith Alliance

Why religion won't be going away any time soon

Axe: 'I've Experienced the G's Before'

TCM Schedule for Tuesday, June 19: Louis Jourdan's Birthday and Written by Dalton Trumbo

Tax, income disparities on the back burner lately in favor of media fluff

NYT: Tribe Seeks Reopening of Inquiries in 70s Deaths

The Vagina Monologues: A Blogger Asks Rep. Stamas For Synonyms

DeMint got schooled...

Lincoln Journal Star: For first time in decades-long history, tribal congress comes to Nebraska

Didja see the Father's Day Google??????

ICT: Whiteclay: Oglala Lakota Lawsuit Keeps Alcohol Problem on Front Burner

Rmoney campaigns like he runs a business

Gallup tracking poll criticized; said to underestimate support for Obama

Mittens: I ain't got no stinkin political career. & bus tour is to do something BESIDES fundraising

ICT: Crime Data Misrepresented to Serve Hidden Tribal Agenda

Rodney King dead at 47

How many loners feel that way due to non alcohol consumption?

Kiddie Porn, Republican Style

(Possibly dumb) iPod Nano question

My garden is better since Keith got fired.

TCM Schedule for Wednesday, June 20: Errol Flynn's Birthday and the Immigrant Experience

Dark Money In State and Local Elections = Andy Kroll interview

Joe Lieberman says we need special prosecutor for the "leaks" investigation...

Rodney King Dead at 47

Wedding Advice

What's with the no New Deal?

Anyone have the jury results for this post?

How Did The Presidential Race Get So Close And Should I (We) Be Unduly Concerned?

Rupert Murdoch - PERSONALLY - Lobbied UK for Republicans: 'Invade Iraq'

Mandatory Drug Testing for Those on Welfare Banners on FACEBOOK & Friends Who Support It

Teach For America is Proud to Partner with J.P. Morgan

Note to Arizona’s Governor Jan Brewer: Hang out With Mexicans

KKK Praised in Text used in State-Funded Christian Schools

Discussion on Rodney King death on GEM$NBComcast now

EYE IN THE SKY WATCHIN OVER YOU!!

Romney family’s dressage horse-related tax deductions last year exceeded median USA household income

Romney: " I joked with Ann about sending her to Betty Ford..."

Stay Classy Repukes: GOP convention features 'Obama library' outhouse with painted-on bullet holes

Repukes: Okay if gays & lesbians pay for sex-just so long as they don’t settle down & start families

Freedom of religion is safe

This is what we need

WTF?? Latinos in Atlanta skeptical of the President's order

The secret gay agenda (Damn! We've been outed once again,)

Stand By Me

Top GOP Pundit Bill Kristol Praises Obama Immigration Order As ‘The Right Thing To Do’

I report all Jesus Pictures as spam on facebook

Women Who Disagree With Catholic Church Now Accused of Radical Feminism Instead of Witchcraft

heard on Melissa Harris Perry...

The Gift of Being Gay and a Dad

My husband of 23 years, died on June first.

Today is the 40th anniversary of Watergate

"...we're not going back."

Greeks Livid Over Incendiary Letter In German Newspaper

Greek exit polls: Top 2 parties neck and neck

Ocean Acidification Monitoring Network To Announce Launch At Rio Summit

The Real News: The Military, Mass Protest and the NDAA Indefinite Detention

"We're Going Green" Say 150 Corporations Blahblah Rio Summit Blahblah Ethical Stewardship Blahblah

Arctic Sea Ice Cover In Mid-June Tracking Well Below 2007's Record-Low Extent

Rio +20 Negotiations Weaken Water & Energy Pledges - No Committments From Developed World

Sen. Joe (Coal) Manchin Shows Off State's (Coal) "Diverse Energy Resources "(Coal) To Colleagues

Education will not necessarily result in social & economic justice: Christopher Hayes in The Nation

Spy dossiers on Diefenbaker and Pearson destroyed in late 1980s, records show

Israel expels 120 South Sudanese as part of campaign to reduce number of illegal immigrants

Most KS Landfills Refusing To Take Wastwater & Sludge From Fracking Operations

Romney won’t say he’ll overturn immigration order

Robme or Rmoney?

Some interrupter avalanche. Wingers on parade.

Greer: The US Response To Crisis And Complexity: "La La La La I Can't Hear You!"

A salute to the "other" forgotten Fathers.

U.S. deserter in Sweden steps forward after 28 years

The Asset Bubble of 1996-2008

RUNNING AWAY

The Romneys know what it means to struggle

Did you know that at least 5 of the 7 Watergate burglars had worked for the CIA?

The Immigration Debate: Counterpoint

I found the perfect anthem for Occupy.

Michigan Protesters: You Can’t Say It? Don’t Legislate It!

Saab Now Only Producing Electric Cars

Wolves kill worker at Swedish wildlife park

Popular U of Virginia President fired at behest of hedge fund billionaires & conservative rector

LaDainian Tomlinson to retire

Going to Ethiopia? If you use Skype, you could be there 15 years

So how are all you bigoted vicious promulgators of ignorance and bigotry?

Check Out this Fun New Game

Ahmadinejad: I’m Gone After 2013

Walker wins, mining legislation is back in play

US court charges Uribe's former security chief with drug trafficking .

US court charges Uribe's former security chief with drug trafficking .

Israeli Watchdog Criticizes Government Over Gaza Flotilla Raid

Ron Paul's Iowa maneuvers place GOP in awkward position

Remember the Repukes giving Kerry hell for the "elitist" sport of WIND SURFING?

Well... Greece Is Voting Today... The World Economy Waits... Better Stock Up On Gold...

Frank talk on tough issues at Summit of the Americas

GREENWALD: The imperatives of political pressure

Approaching 1 Million Views - Please Help Out

Howard Dean: Obama's new immigration policy is "a brilliant move" (video)

In Appalachia, Thursday is Market Day!

'NYPD Blue' Writer Pummels Poodle To Death: Cops

Happy Fathers Day.....here's to our dads, and the dads some of us get to be.

Ad Agency punks the Tea Party in Troy, Michigan

Some Euro-Toons For You All

Rodney King Dies, Racist America Celebrates.

What the heck happened to this amazing singer's career? K D Lang

Toon: How will we ever put it out?!

ok bottom line country music fans

The University of Iowa's collection of Civil War Diaries & Letters

McCain: Lack Of US Aid To Syrian Rebels 'Shameful'

WooooHooooo---I just inherited $20,500,000.00. I'm giving half to DU.

Definitive Proof That Eric Holder Lied to Congress About Obama's Medical Marijuana Crackdown

Sound familiar?

Romney Says His Policies On Israel Will Be ‘Opposite’ Of Obama’s

36-Year-Old Apple Computer Sells for $374,500

Drag Queens in Limousines

Mexico cancels big tourism project after civic pressure

Post-Watergate Campaign Finance Limits Undercut By Changes (Plus Watergate Slideshow) - WaPo

ABANDONED BY OUR GOVERNMENT AND THE MEDIA ABIDES

The Wizard of Oz in China

George Will: If Romney Falls Below 31% With Latino Voters, ‘He’s Going To Lose’

ok guitar people

How things have changed: if the Rodney King beating had happened today...

Massive Norwegian state fund to divest from Israeli company

Chickenhawk Bishop Romney says he'll do 'opposite' on Israel

"We got the highest corporate taxes in the world." John McCain

Greek election thread.

Enough of this BS lie that President Obama had 2 years with Dem control of Senate...

My wish for fathers today....

GREECE: AP says exits show major parties have enough seats for a pro-Euro coalition.

We modern humans busted out of northeast Africa

Romney anagrams to My Nero

Question for DUers who make the link between sports and politics

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung confirms: Houla massacre committed by Syrian “rebels”

Expansion of forests in the European Arctic could result in the release of carbon dioxide

Father's Day is always a strange one for me. And others, too.

How to run America like a Business

Greece Votes Itself in the Foot

Michelle Obama's Roots

Everybody registered to vote?

Nigeria church suicide bombings kill 19, spark reprisals

Congressional breakfast

Any DUers In Detroit?

The Scars of Stop and Frisk

So who got ripped off more- My wife---her birthday is today--or me---Fathers Day?

French Socialists win absolute parliament majority

Portugal vs. The Netherlands or Germany vs. Denmark?

It's been a while...it's time to check the list again...

Market moving journalist Dan Dorfman dies

Alaska's Tongass forest sparks battle over logging

We are all familiar with "Whore Hoppers", but Robme is "Lie Hopper".

Greek Interior Ministry projects New Democratic Party to win a plurality in the Greek election.

Does anyone remember this place???

Obama adviser tells worried Dems to quit "hand wringing"...

Iran was behind bomb plot against Israeli diplomats, investigators find

Osh (now Orchard) has started selling Baby Boomer candies.

The President's Photographer, Peter Souza

NOM-Backed NY Senator Introduces SS Marriage Repeal (Ads say violation of Torah to vote against him)

I came across this article while browsing. I strongly believe that Occupy Wall St. is a highly

Shades of Sarah Palin as Mitt Romney Bombs On Face The Nation

I just saw a remarkable thing...I was flying home today and...

Only Groucho could do Father's Day the right way.

There's a big anti-stop-and-frisk march in NYC today.

A happy little song for my atheist and agnostic friends

Sincerely Anonymous

Nonprofit to turn center into food processing, packing plant for Western Pa. region!

Conservative Reporter Rudely Interrupts Kevin Durant

Mitt Romney Refuses To Say If He'd Overturn Obama's Immigration Decision

TYT: Abortion Access For Raped Soldiers Blocked By House GOP

EEK!!! Polls: Socialists win French parliament race/AP

Student Gets to Deliver Pro-Marriage Equality Speech (UPDATED)

My Worry About Romney

Romney bombs on 'Face the Nation' !!

Willie Horton's Revenge

Happy Father's Day From Our First Lady

Peter Singer: The use and abuse of religious freedom

Cross posted from Meta (well worth watching)

Former Israeli soldier seeks Palestinian citizenship and baffles both sides of the conflict

Gloat Free Football Scores (Sunday, June 17)

Interesting Human Interest story: Florida.

Unger strike: Obama’s former professor says he ‘must not’ win in 2012

kid caught looking at woman's cleavage

Pro-Euro Party Projected To Win Greek Election

Something I stopped doing returns for today at least

Still SiCKO After All These Years; Philadelphia 6/30

Washington Lawyer: Lethal Force (Good article exploring all the facets of the drone campaign)

PETE SEEGER Guantanamera

So,...I'm having dinner at Osteria Via Stato in Chicago tonight. Want to guess which wine

*Justice Ginsburg on C-SPAN now,

We've got an obvious troll...

Chuck Norris Fact #214:

Melissa Harris-Perry - Michigan GOP join in voter suppression efforts

Skydiving accident kills Manhattan real estate investor and Brooklyn-based instructor

Why does Mitt sound so much like Buzz Lightyear? He has such a disturbingly fake voice.

Melissa Harris-Perry - Michigan State Rep. silenced for saying 'vagina'

Greece: New Dems win 130 seats, Syriza 71, PASOK 33, IG 20, Nazis 18, DL 16, Communists 12

I can't respond to everyone about my Father's Day post. But thanks.

Melissa Harris-Perry - The 'strange bedfellows' of Congress and Wall Street

150 mph Super Typhoon Guchol Sets Aim at Japan: Fukushima near center of forecast track

Justin Tuck’s Crazy New Facemask Is Awesome And Functional

Giant Mushroom Cloud In Beijing

So do we jump back in the market with our 401`s?

One of my relatives says Romney is going to pick Santorum as VP.

The Authoritarians

Breathing brown

Yanks sweep Nats. Does Washington have a drinking problem?

Lieberman Proposes Special Counsel for Leaks Probe

Happy Father's Day!!! (9 pictures/cartoons to enjoy and share)

Let dredge up a bunch of really old stuff and whine about it, part 1:

Father's Day reflection from a daughter of domestic abuse

Former TV writer fatally punches poodle in face

Medal of Dishonour: US veterans dump awards outraged by endless wars

Alvarez's six RBIs power Pirates past Indians 9-5

Joe Arpaio's Office Arrests 6-Year-Old Suspected Undocumented Immigrant

Greece pro-austerity party announces victory - How the hell did that happen?

Better late than never...Happy Father's Day!

Gun Protest Rallies More Gun Rights Advocates

Romney's good polling in Michigan explained

Stranded in China: Debt dispute leaves Missouri businessman in limbo

I didn't say I didn't say it

Rich people buying politicians is no longer the definition of "political corruption" in America

Regarding Obama's new immigration policy change - there is NO Executive Order

On the offensive, rebels push Syrian military out of cities around Homs

Better late than never...Happy Father's Day!

Bullet-riddled ‘Obama library’ outhouse appears at Montana GOP convention

Not your average graffiti...

LOL---Wes Welker chirping about choking.....

Yes, This Is A Bentley SUV. Keep Playing The Lottery

Barbara Espinosa, Republican talk show host calls Obama a monkey on air.

So Candy Crowley said to David Plouffe that Pres Obama hasn't accomplished anything...

Dumb Mitt Romney Quotes - Almost as bad as W.

PASSAGE OF PROPS A AND B DEAL BLOWS TO LOCAL WORKERS

I'm hereby changing my dating criteria, I want a woman who can play a drum solo at our wedding

PASSAGE OF PROPS A AND B DEAL BLOWS TO LOCAL WORKERS

Nigeria: Dozens dead in church bombings and rioting

I was silent for a week ... no postings to DU ...

Egypt army to outline president's role, retain powers

Presidential Proclamation -- Father’s Day, 2012

Awkward family/pet photos (enjoy)

Forgive my ignorance, but what the (bleep) is "Dressage?"

My first Fathers Day without my Dad.

Bob Schieffer tries to nail down an elusive blob of jello running for President

The Corporate Media...

I hope you had a better Saturday night than me!

A former L.A. cop calls for legalizing drugs

Monsanto loses $2Billion judgement!!!

A Father's Day message about POTUS from FLOTUS:

K&R if you like the theme from Magnificent Seven!!!

California supporters struggle to buy time for endangered state parks

deja vooooooo...

Commentary: Add rising sea levels to the list of banned terms

In Case You Missed This... 'The Imperatives Of Political Pressure' - Glenn Greenwald/Salon

The shot Ernie Els hit on the par-3 8th hole today rolled backward for almost 50 seconds.

Talking to family members I can tell you the trouble Obama Is up against

ROMNEY IS RUNNING FOR GEORGE W. BUSH'S 3RD TERM, here's the graph

How can I find who owns an IP address?

The Argument Here... In These Two Threads:

What is Fox Network thinking with their delay of streaming?

150 mph Super Typhoon Sets Aim at Japan: Fukushima near center of forecast track

The neighborhood ice cream shop - guarenteed to kill any diet...

Egypt's generals act to negate outcome of presidential poll

"I've Never Had a Bad Day Since"

JK does attend Bilderberg meetings -- I'm not sure I see a problem with that, but what say you?

Happy Father's Day!

LynneSin, cheerup! True Blood coming up next!

It sickens me to read the contempt most right wingers have for those on welfare.

June 17th, I'll be watching the finale of 2nd Season AMC "The Killing" . (spoilers herein)

Notice some of these tee shots at the U.S. Open?

The same-sex union divide (Pastor Kenneth Wheeler - You may want to read this one...)

Why does Romney like to fire people?

Luckovich: Campaign 2012

"I will never smoke weed with Willie Nelson again"

Rodney King dead at 47

A link to 6000 science fiction sites.

Police study James Murdoch's 'secret' iPhone account

Study Finds Fox News The Most Uncivil Network (Huff Post)

U.S. Conference Of Mayors Passes Pro-Choice Resolution

Why Modern Radio is A-OK

Mitt Romney Ohio Campaign Stop Interrupted By Protesters

Barf!!! "The Man of Kennebunkport, Sentimental Journeying"

So Republicans think saying...

Tommorrow... Paul McCartney Will Be 70 Years Old...

This election is a binary event. Calling for Obama's defeat *IS* advocating for Romney's victory.

O.K., Lounge, is it a music night? n/t

Sunday Squee: Baby Meerkats

Wait whut Johnny DEPP made $75M last year?!1 That's what the box just said. n/t

A warning...

Why I gave up on being a Republican (GOP "infected by... political rabies")

Playing BeeGees RIP "Run to Me" n/t

This photo is so true & has a little humor as well. Enjoy.

Iran's Ahmadinejad to leave politics, newspaper reports

When Donald Duck is pissed to the max, does he exclaim "Fuck a HUMAN?"

Supporters of Bailout Claim Victory in Greek Election

Am I out of it,or do we need start preaching "Safe Sex" again?

Anyone here been in any of the GW2 Betas?

Harsh Alabama Immigration Law Has Unintended Consequences

So is a SCOTUS ruling on health care reform expected this week?

Classic Genesis : Land Of Confusion

Study Finds Media Overwhelmingly Repeat GOP "Job Killer" Allegations With No Verification

Naughty Anoles

I just figured out what the HBO Girls is about.

Have Dems Finally Figured Out How to Rain on Sheldon Adelson's Parade?

Webb Simpson gets one of these----> *

Help identifying songs in a commercial. Anyone ever see the commercial: a couple driving from

Off duty SWAT cop puts man on life support

Pilot flies 1,000 rescue animals to new homes

Mitt Romney Fondly Recalls French Vacations and the marvelous, REFRESHING lack of Viet Cong gunfire

Custer's Last Stand: Annual re-enactment of the Battle of the Little Bighorn pays homage . . .

Brotherhood claims victory in Egypt president vote

The Muslim Brotherhood claims its candidate, Mohamed Morsi, has defeated Ahmed Shafik to become Egyp

In the media's eyes ROMNEY can do no wrong

How to get involved in Virginia?

Reality television star Jack Osbourne, son of rocker Ozzy, diagnosed with multiple sclerosis

Bullion - Say Goodbye To What

The Agony of Banning Ecstasy

Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s Office Arrests 6-Year Old Girl Suspected Of Undocumented Immigration

My big fat redneck Alaska dumbass Palin trying to stay in the headlines by making fun of Obama again

Breakthru in quantum computing: salty nanoscale bar magnets!

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Monday, 18 June 2012

What NOT to get your Dad...

Seasoned 13-year-old campaign vet stumps for Obama in St. Pete

Exercising Prosecutorial Discretion Is Different From Issuing An Executive Order

Mitt Romney is an Asshole!

Another kid dies because a stupid adult didn't lock up a gun

Do any TV stations sign off with the National Anthem anymore?

Roberto Unger - I'm suspicious. There must be some way Brazil benefits from Republican Presidency.

"The Political Contrast" by the New York Times

Too Many Bankers – Not Enough Guillotines

"McConnell: Disclosure of Political Spending Is Government - Supported Harassment & Intimidation"

Let me start by saying I am a skeptic.

Do any TV stations sign off anymore?

Rick, NICE article in OM times about depression!

"The Tyranny of Entitlement" by by Derrick Jensen at Orion Magazine

Ok ..so do they have to report every tid bit about this

Law enforcement career

Why all the "Left Anti-Unionism" after the Wisconsin defeat?

Too late in the year for a Butterfly thread?

Faces

Vote for Richard Carmona, U.S. Senate - - - > Law enforcement career

What's clear is that Democratic Party messaging is woefully inadequate

"Koch Brothers Expand Political Operation" By Kenneth P. Vogel, Tarini Parti, Politico at rsn

Greek pro-bailout parties look to forge coalition (Reuters)

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