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Archives: June 2, 2012

I didn't see a "suggestion box," so.....

You know we really don't need the government messing around in the safety of food and consumer


Okay, I just bought the game (Diablo 3)

Saint Irenaeus, master of mockery

Governor Walker, At The Behest Of Billionaire Donors, Wants To 'Divide And Conquer'... NOT NEW...

Jackson, Sharpton to turn out votes Monday

June 1st was the 75th birthday of my favorite author, ...Australian born Colleen McCullough......

Romney and co looked giddy at the jobs report

Funniest tweets ever?

Leon Panetta: US to move 60% of navy fleet to Pacific

‘The Great Big Book of Horrible Things’: WWII and Climate Change

Mom Chokes Bully Over Facebook Comments

If you have some time..

"You Watch Your Mouth, Peckerwood."

What does Walker's corporate money buy: lies and slander.

Gloat Free Baseball Scores (Friday, June 1)

Bitter New Jersey primary pits President Obama against Bill Clinton

Conservatives Give Gay Wedding Guidance

Are People With Autism More Likely to Be Atheists?

In Brooklyn, Suspect Robs 3 Banks in 30 Minutes


Get Out The Vote rally - Tom Morello, Jackson Browne, This Land is Your Land

The Jews Down Under~News of the Jews of Australia

I Had No Idea... ROFLMAO...

If you could only have ONE musical artist, it would be:

Tom Morello announces WI Gov. Scott Walker is John Doe target at Labor Temple

Toronto Islamic school sent packing over anti-Semitic lessons

American Nuns Vow to Fight Vatican Criticism

If you've seen a better "Job Creators" toon, please show it here

I'm not sure why I can't stop watching this

Still an Activist at 82, Dolores Huerta Calls Herself 'a Born-Again Feminist'

My friend is waiting for her landlord to finish her bathroom. What should she do?

Is it too early for MFM jokes?

Six British children die in a house fire, parents have been arrested

Book or website suggestion needed

When did the American buffalo disappear and become bison?

Greenhouse gas levels pass symbolic 400ppm CO2 milestone

U.S. will put more warships in Asia - Panetta

(SoS) Clinton tours Arctic as big powers vie for resources

Zimmerman credibility could be issue in legal case

Louisiana's bold bid to privatize schools

Hosni Mubarak sentenced to life in prison for ordering troops to fire on protesters

Conservatives actually believe this

I want to see more 'born again feminists.'

The media is complicit: Republicans block and Obama gets the blame


Jack Twyman died. You should know who he was.

Yikes. Venus Rx.

Celts win--Garnett does pushups after getting fouled.

Heavy absentee voting suggests big turnout Tuesday (Wisconsin Recall)

Super 8

Right-Wing Terrorism: Arson, Bombs, and Break-Ins at Women's Clinics Seek to Instill Fear

Weekly Address: It's Time for Congress to Get to Work

Leonard Pitts Jr.: Technology Enhances Beer Muscles

Daring NATO raid rescues 4 aid workers kidnapped by insurgents in northern Afghanistan

Crazier and crazier, 'Ex-terrorist' claims that several US generals are actually jihadists

Meet the Corporate Front Groups Fighting to Make Sure You Can't Know What's in Your Food

Joblessness Rises: Are We on the Verge of Another Recession?

Cool animated Beatles Abbey Road cover

Friday’s Economic Data Dump Wasn’t All Bad News

On Media Bias

Americans Want More Fruits and Veggies for Everyone

Worker dies in Offutt (AFB) accident

Repossessing City Hall

Downplaying the Dull on Public Transit

What is the last letter of the alphabet?

Tears of joy greet court custody decision

"Our Elections Are Being Poisoned"

Woman Kicks Door In to Save Abandoned Dog

An excellent cartoon from the Chattanooga Times

Media will hammer President now

Wanted: Fukushima Workers - Terrific Pay - Safe Working Conditions - Did I mention Terrific Pay?!?

What's the word?

We need Occupy!

Tom Toles: Economic solutions: Obama vs. Romney

Senator Paul has it backwards with slave claim

The Funky Winkerbean Gay Prom Storyline

Politifact: Walker Most Dishonest Governor in America

Politifact: Walker Most Dishonest Governor in America

So far I'm getting an 'A' in my economics class

Romney discloses sale of stocks in dozens of companies over past year

Charter school in rural Idaho touts patriotic focus

Nearly Half Of The New Jobs In America Were Created By One Industry

My penance for my locked "Kiss my Ass" thread last night.

Voting for Walker, not because he is "against Barrett" but the recall has a negative impact, he says

Down to the nitty-gritty

Uhhh Mr. Holder---- How about starting from the top?

CIA assassin

Mormons to march in church clothes in Utah gay pride parade

I had this thought last night.

Why indifference to gun violence is a national crime

Community poll on AIDS and breast cancer

Env. Canada Finds 40% Increase In Birds' Eggs Upstream From Tar Sands Operations

Obama's and Brennan's "Kill List"

First Lady Tweet: Photo that makes us smile:

Scott Walker Tries to Buy an Election -- And a State

Is "debt forgiveness" an alien idea?

Drowning Government in the Bathtub---Voter Suppression---We knew this was coming 10 years ago.

Charlie Glickman and Sex Positivity

Odds are Walker will win the recall and then be twice as bad.

Global Carbon Offset Market @ 3-Year High: Now Equivalent To 0.0034% Of Global GDP

Distant Thunder - On Organized Religion, Spirtuality, Peak Oil & The Environment - E.B.

Cue the orchestra.......

Celeb Bono Partners with Monsanto, G8, to Biowreck Africa

Capitalism - Good or bad ?

When will the lower middle class ( especially white men) realize that the rich play them?

The no-hitter that wasn't..

Well, first outlier poll for 2012 - Romney leads Obama in Washington

Keiser Report: Plankton of Fraud

June 8, 1972: "Too hot! Too hot!"

Police: Tiverton, Mass. man throws dead parrot through mother's door

for those of us not there..

Georgia College Girl Arrested for Alleged Pipe Bomb 'Hobby'

I applaud the Egyptian courts for Mubarak's life sentence instead of death

Can you make a feminist 'Snow White'?

Goo-goo-gorillas have their own kind of baby talk

Look who is behind the John Edwards Trial.

Document suggests Walker stalled inquiry

Tom Morello, Jackson Browne, Tim McIlrath, Michael McColgin et al ROCK THE VOTE in Madison. Pics.

Fascinating: Amelia Earhart: New evidence tells of her last days on a Pacific atoll

Fuck The Tea Party

How corporate socialism destroys

Obama DOJ Letter and Warning Effectively HALTS Florida's Voter Purge In Its Tracks

Immune cells gobble up healthy but idle brain cells

Romney Used Executive Order To Gut Affirmative Action In Massachusetts

ice cream vs. beer (Bennett)

terrorists for the fbi

Ok - Romney's Not A Vulture Capitalist...

Deleted by author

Do DUers now understand why they had to destroy ACORN

For the sake of public education, Walker has to go

The potential forth largest steelmaker in the USA (RG Steel) filed chapter 11

Charter principal tries to stop corruption. Gets fired.

Feds may offer funding for Detroit light rail project

NOW Toronto: Quebec protesters have reminded us how much we’ve lowered our expectations

President Obama Gets blamed when Oil prices go up. But when they go down not so much.

Utah school district restricts access to book about lesbian family

So You Think You Can Think? Think Again!

Theory about Jury duty assignment

Women on opposite ends of the political spectrum experience misogyny

Bear eats missing murderer’s body in British Columbia

'War on women' comes to Wisconsin recall – and could be decisive

How should suspected account hijacking be dealt with?

Wisconsin Gov. Walker supporters attack teachers to bias recall election

Would you be micro chipped?

Shuckin' corn silk free

NY mayor blasts sugar ban critics: "That's a lot of soda"

Why was this off-topic in LBN?

Dems & the NRA

3 Days To Wisconsin Recall: How You Can Help

British soldier killed while on patrol in Afghanistan

Damn! Fix this yard is a put on!

Wisconsin: Walker's attack on the Wisconsin Retirement System is now underway

Walker's unecessary and devisive budget repair bill hurts real people.

"Billionaires for Romney" & California Tea Party protest against Mitt Romney in Newport Beach - pics


Joe Walsh defends "game" comments amidst growing criticism.

Who do you think will win (not who do you want to) in November? Why?

All military-age males in a strike zone are combatants...

Norquist: Jeb Bush Insulted Mitt Romney By Abandoning Anti-Tax Pledge

Latin American leftists fear Libya-style endgame in Syria

Obama a socialist?

Houla massacre picture mistake

Argument over Kool-Aid leads to gunshots, two hurt

Should Medical boards start punishable actions for Doctors who put "moral/religious views above the

From an English Professor -- short and to the point

So my doctor says I have a Vitamin D deficiency...

I'm arguing with Skinner over bacteria!

Court Wary of Overturning Warrantless Spy Case Victory, But Might Have To

I take Zoloft and my cat

Seven dead, 30 wounded in north Lebanon clashes

Question about the Spell Check

Miami Dade County will not purge other voters..Here is why..

Absent justice with Moazzam Begg: Predator drone warfare - Clive Stafford Smith

Your Dad's A Republican And You Need To Borrow His Truck?

Kill Me Maybe

Which one are YOU choosing?

Birtherism is going mainstream.

MSNBC has more on Amelia Earhart and radio signals....

Chicago Factory Occupiers Form Worker Cooperative

'Sex And The City' Star Narrates A Powerful 2 Minute Clip About Attacks On Women's Health

The Immortal Alcoholic blog - anyone else read that?

Florida Voter Purge Will Continue, Defying Federal Warning

CTU to hold strike authorization voting beginning June 6

Japanese car sales leap in US market

Why is college tuition in Quebec just $2493 a year?

Is anyone watching the student movement exploding in Mexico?

Is the rest of the world about to "do unto us"? As we have done to them? Probably.

Tim Thomas may skip 2012-13 season

Florida Voter Purge Will Continue, Defying Federal Warning- Bow shot didn't work

Edwards' "mistress" Rielle Hunter publishing memoir

Saturday squee, a white pug puppy!

Positive and negative formulations of the Golden Rule

Mr. Andrea Mitchell is a Demented Fool

Two sets of rallies, coming up:

Rachel Maddow - As go unions, so goes the Democratic Party

Mitt Romney's Skeleton Closet: Scandals, Quotes, and Character

Slowpoke Jen: "An Open Letter To The Supreme Court About Health Insurance"

Shades of George Wallace?

Toons: Anybody But Romney, Destructo Scott Walker, The Wolves and More. - 6/2/12

Show me your friends and I'll tell you who you are

"We should be well into a robust economy by now..."

Who will win in Wisconsin?

‘Pink Ribbons Inc.’ Bares Breast-Cancer Marketing

'Seven killed' in Syria-linked unrest in Lebanon's Tripoli

TCM Schedule for Monday June 4 - TCM Spotlight: Bob's Picks

Is Scott Walker going to be indicted soon?

Is it normal in small towns to stock the jobs in government and education with loyal cronies

i no longer have to work saturdays

Right-Wing Terrorism: Arson, Bombs, and Break-Ins at Women's Clinics Seek to Instill Fear

"These are not anarchists, these are my neighbors, these are my friends." Powerful video.

x-post from WRI - Arson, Bombs, and Break-Ins at Women's Clinics Seek to Instill Fear

What's to know about John Doe?

NYT Editorial~The Rights of Female Soldiers

Do You Think That The Bush Family Wants Romney to Win?

Video: Bill Moyers - Adrienne Rich On What Poetry Makes Possible

It's about indicting Dick Cheney for torture.....

Jobs and a green economy?

Win or lose, Scott Walker may be indicted...

Snow White and the Huntsman: The Fairest Feminist of Them All

Is it worth it to return a soaker hose that has lead content? Getting to be indecisive!1

A question about google and another search engine

What are you doing to celebrate Queen Elizabeth's diamond jubilee?

Occupiers Convince City Of Buffalo To Ditch JPMorgan Chase

Coming this fall! For LOTR fans!

TYT: Rape Victim Denied Emergency Contraception By Doctor

The ED Show - Final recall debate in WI a barn burner

Found on Diaspora* - FREE YOUR MIND and THINK

The Facebook IPO: wasn't this a classic case of a speculative bubble designed

From Julian Lennon's page on Facebook

Think Progress: All 67 Florida Election Supervisors Suspend Governor Rick Scott’s Voter Purge

Could someone explain to me in little words why Rick Scott is purging Latino voters in Florida?

Belmont History: Woody's Ghost

New Jersey Dogs MUST wear seat belts!!!

Blown and inacessible ports

Mega Manufacturer Caterpillar Demands Concessions from Workers after Boosting CEO Pay 60%

Why do I consider chiropractic to be quackery?

Drug Tests are Bullshit!

The Abortion Mill Conservatives just Love......

Western banks 'reaping billions from Colombian cocaine trade'

Western banks 'reaping billions from Colombian cocaine trade'

Florida voting purge will continue, despite federal warning...

Conservative States Have Some Of The Least Family-Friendly Policies

Pick one

Help me pick the cutest one...

Well then,how about a zombie music thread?

Apply for the Dawnguard Beta on Xbox 360 - Xbox only

Home sweet home.

As if to flex its muscles after the Mubarak sentencing, SCAF had Alaa abd El Fattah picked up

Michigan Supreme Court clears way to let Detroiters vote on legalizing marijuana

Do you have a doctor that you can trust with your life?

Van Hollen to dispatch agents, lawyers during recall

Michigan Supreme Court clears way to let Detroiters vote on legalizing marijuana

Syrian leaders will not be allowed amnesty, says UN human rights chief

Western banks 'reaping billions from Colombian cocaine trade'

(Pakistan trial) 4 Are Acquitted of Bomb Plot Aid in New York Case (Shahzad/Times Square)

Mass. Dems to endorse US Senate candidate

Elizabeth Warren Seeks to Revive Senate Campaign

Did it!

I just read The Best explanation I have read on Rmoney's vision of job creating vs reality.....

Taylor Kitsch out as Finnick Odair in Hunger Games.

Clinton in Arctic to see impact of climate change

Southern Baptist leader reprimanded, show canceled

Republicans plot to steal White House (Sydney Morning Herald)

Michelle Obama Answers Your Twitter Questions

For those who may be interested in the Quebec protests (dial up warning for some pics included)

Why Are Walker Allies So Rattled By Early Voting? - CapTimes

Criminologist In Scott Walker Ad Says Governor 'Misrepresented' His Views

Matt Barber: My Family Member Dying Of AIDS Got What Was Coming To Him

Is anyone else watching Avatar: Legend of Korra?

Very cool video interview with Henri Cartier-Bresson

Great News: Elizabeth Warren won't have a primary opponent.

Socialism 2012 conference in Chicago

Walker's War on Women and the "Raging Grannies"

Second Romney-Backed Solar Company Files For Bankruptcy

Elizabeth Warren is the Senate nominee vs Scott Brown

Romney Won’t Help 11.5 Million Americans With Underwater Mortgages, Top Adviser

Famous Pro Athletes Who Are Republican:

Liberal group plows money into recall(The Progressive Change Campaign Committee)

Must See TV: Barrett Debuts New Ad On Doe Probe - JSOnline

Hey Romney, we tried tax cuts for the last ten years it did not help most of us. What else you got?.

The new White House portrait of Dubya is unveiled.

UPDATE: kittens

New Product From Gardein

The John Doe case goes forward. Walker's best friend on stand on Monday

Just sat my 100th jury. Think I'll change my color coordinated outfit and go have a cold one.

Jim Graves says he’s ready to face off with Republican U.S. Michele Bachmann

In Case You Missed This... 'Wisconsin Posts Biggest US Job Loss, As Gov. Scott Walker Fights For His

Dealing with terrorism under a warfare paradigm is a threat to democracy.

Leap and the Net Appears.

President Obama walks through his Hyde Park neighborhood - pics

An new employee-based model for businesses:

Reversing my long-standing talking point: there actually is a gay agenda

Priebus Downplays Expectations In Wisconsin - BuzzFeed

Homo Scientificus According to Beckett

The Horror Movie That Is Fiscal Responsibility

Quit Complaining About Mayor Bloomberg’s Soda Ban, Fatsos

At Wisconsin Tea Party Rally, Republicans Stress National Importance Of Recall - BuzzFeed

Peter, Bjorn & John - Young Folks

Inside Scoops from Battlefield Wisconsin

Owen Jones: It's time to demolish the myth about Tony Blair

Pink Ribbons

Counting ALL of Romney's political contributions - includingthose of Fox news channel

After a 20 year wait, going to see the Boston Pops tonight!!!!

Homework is done. Time to engage in that other college pastime.

Separated at birth? We report - you decide

Hey I have to say this.

'No signal' from targeted ET hunt (BBC)

Letter to Food and Drug Administration, Congressman Edward Markey, (D-MA), June 1, 2012.

McCotter Calls It Quits

TCU 28 - Dayton 12

Best Buffy The Vampire Slayer Villain?

FDA goes to court to secure drugs for lethal injections (BBC)

A Country Pro Gay Marriage Song

I grew up in a town so small, we had single digit phone numbers

Long-sealed Watergate documents may be released

I'm a little bit bit scared : Escargot

Dog’s Stomping ‘Chest Compressions’ Help Save Rescuer’s Life

digby: Are We About to See Another Stolen Presidential Election?

I couldn't help noticing the similarities

We once put this man in charge of the US Economy

So, Its Been 24 Hours. When Exactly does Zimmerman Plan On Turning Himself In?

Convicted killer in Canada gets eaten by a bear...

My wife found this image on Facebook

Has America fetishized the military?

Trying to decide what to do for your 8 yr olds birthday party? Take them SHOOTING!

Breaking: Omaha Public Schools to accept superintendent's resignation

Actress Kathryn Joosten, 'Mrs. Landingham' on 'The West Wing' passed away from cancer.

American Nuns Vow to Fight Vatican Criticism

Cheer me up

If and when Obama wins the Republicans will implode

Yesterday: The Lowest Interest Rates in History

Shooting reported inside Eaton Centre (Toronto)

MPs from Greek neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn arrested over racist attack

Krugman: "We Are Not A Household. We Are An Economy" (w/Video)

Atheist / freethinking women spoke with their words, and now they will speak with their actions.

Something is eating my roses---help please?

American Airlines, flight attendants fail to cut costs

Meet Thomas O'Malley Flufferpants and Murkin

Iconic 'napalm girl' photo from the Vietnam War turns 40

The Black And White Numbers – Democrats Are Better Than Republicans

Elizabeth Warren is Toast

Recall election Tues, SCOTUS decision soon on HCR, student loan rate hike, May's job numbers

Barrett: We Can't Fix The State With Walker - JSOnline

Florida weighs warning against voter purge

Don't drones really cut into the MIC profits?

Seen on Twitter. . .

Kitchen sorcery

Mike Feder: Obama is a MURDERING SON OF A BITCH and I hate his ass

You may laugh. You may vomit. You won't believe it. Presenting: Breitb-art. For $4,000.

The DUzy Awards for Friday, June 1st, 2012


Iran threatens to target U.S. bases if attacked

Rachel Maddow - Republicans see success in war on unions


Mrs Landingham (Kathryn Joosten) died


Superior Court judge says Nazi dad can't have his four kids back (named son after Hitler)

OK, just got a somewhat annoying phone call...

20 Tacky Religious Products Guaranteed to Anger God

Video: I Want To Know What It's Like

Paging Skittles; for you, my dear...

LOL !!! - Apparently The Freepers Are Not Happy About The Zimmerman Story... Check Out The Last One

Michigan Supreme Court clears way to let Detroiters vote on legalizing marijuana

A Country & Western Marriage Equality Song

What are you reading the week of June 3, 2012?

In Case You Missed This... Wisconsin: 'Special Interest Smorgasbord' - WisconsinDemocracyCampaign

I have (in my eyes) the world's greatest husband...

After a rough week, Obama takes a break at his home in Chicago

Default and exit from the eurozone? Greece could begin again

Hamburg anti-fascists set light to barricades

If there's one thing that bothers me about this country...

Saturday, June 2nd. The Weekend Edition of William Shakespeare's Thought For The Day.

Glass Cabin Republicans Hold Undisclosed Party (humor)

Five bodies found in smoldering car in Arizona desert

Great Dem Convention In Augusta - Nothing Like The TeaNut Circus

Compromise Coming Home to Roost: The Real Problem with Obama’s Capitulation

Marijuana initiative could make or break Obama in Colorado

The World Class Struggle: The Geography of Protest

Highest Number Of Anti-Gay Murders Ever Reported In 2011: The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Pr

Battling R.W. Yahoo News article commenters - I could use help -- Financial crisis origins

Has anybody else here watched Lark Rise To Candleford? I've just seen the first few

Holy crap..."Against God's Will": Gay Man Sues NJ Hospital For Being Denied HIV Meds

"Against God's Will": Gay Man Sues NJ Hospital For Being Denied HIV Meds

Can we please, please, PLEASE give up this notion that all politics are local?

Great Dem State Convention In Maine This Weekend

For L.A. DUers, How Is The Subway Working Out?

Firing Day at the Charter School

Toon on student loans.

This has nothing in particular to do with LGBT (except for the two gayguys who live here)

"Bill Clinton Warns GOP Donors Will Try To “Break Every Union In America”" National Memo

Pablo "PANDA" Sandoval, Giants’ first baseman, could be charged with sexual assault

"Charts: Corporate Profits Have Skyrocketed in the Last Three Years" at ThinkProgress

US drone strike kills two as tensions mount over programme in Pakistan

Three Sumatran elephants poisoned

Tim Thomas: “See why hockey’t just not that important right now?”

Cross post from HoF

Catholic voters key to presidential win

Battling R.W. Yahoo News article commenters - Financial crisis origins

O Fortuna misheard lyrics.

National Labor Unions Strongly Support President And Marriage Equality

devil made me do it...

Visit Afghanistan's 'Little America,' and See the Folly of For-Profit War

As the next marriage amendment battleground here is some free advice

who would become horrified first

AT&T: Telecom consolidation 'logical,' inevitable

So... Will You Be Watching The Returns From Wisconsin Tuesday Night... And What Will You Be Drinking

With corporate profits soaring in the last three years it proves that the 1% have decoupled

UPDATE - FALSE ALARM: Integrity: The Child Scott Walker Left Behind

Limbaugh Family Values

What did you have for dinner tonight? I'm eating a caesar salad from take out and loving it.

Sunday Talk shows

Star Woman

UPDATE!!--I think my Costoluto Fiorentino (tomato) has transplant shock.

If you block someone from sending PM's to you...

Anyone interested in a few - oh well, maybe 6 or 7 - shots from Cape Kennedy?

My wife pegged it. The Marlins Home Run Feature (Marlinator?) reminds her of...

A replay tonight of Art BELL in '96 reading govt projection of Medicare to go broke in 2001

iPhone is going prepaid. Cricket Wireless gets the iPhone.

Elizabeth Warren gets 95% vote at state convention!

Fighting Sign Pollution in Florida With Robocalls (signs 'remind tourists of the slow economy')

Skewed Nuclear Science?


Wallaby captured in Crawford County!

I am moving to Yamhill County Oregon and Looking For Housing

Anyone else at the state convention in Springfield today?

Any good books about Buddhism you know of?

Report: Mitt Romney Proposed Charging A Fee For Being Mentally Retarded or Blind

Just saw the Snow White and Huntsman movie.