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Archives: November 16, 2011

Leymah Gbowee - Awesome, awesome person on Jon Stewart

Fair and balanced, you say? I say Bullshit...

The sad tale of Mr. Mortgage-Backed Security

Jon Stewart On Sandusky Interview: ‘You’re Actually Fighting The Urge To Come Clean’ - VIDEO

From Dictatorship to Democracy

Palin On Sandusky: ‘Hang Him From The Highest Tree And I’ll Bring The Rope’ - VIDEO

#Occupy Oakland livestream is on, big crowd...

Has Calif Gov Jerry Brown commented on the recent police action in Oakland?

Bullet hits White House Window

Miami Police Shot Protester, then laugh about it.

Insipid Bloomberg pablum

OccupyCal: 88% voted to re-establish camp. First tent goes up (via twitter)...

OccupyCal: 88% voted to re-establish camp. First tent goes up (via twitter)...

The one good thing about the violent clearing out of the OWS...

You've impressed me once again, DU.

A reminder to any lurking Creeper FReepers

NBC Washington: The Secret Service confirms a bullet hit the White House...

This 101 yr old lady KNOWS it is far better to be over the hill than under it. What an INSPIRATION.

An open letter to the people of Portland (from the Occupation)

An update from Occupy Anchorage

The Occupations are in disarray. What comes next???

Documenting Official Criminality

Message To Occupiers: Stay Strong - They Can't Beat Down Hopes, Dreams And The Fight

I was informed yesterday by an endodontist that I have a tooth abscess(?)

Occupy San Francisco being raided now by SFPD.

Crack down on Occupy protest a prelude to Super-Committee report

I think OWS needs to move beyond camping in parks.

Ohio national forest halts sale of drilling rights

OWS: Little success in courts

Conflict of interest much? Rachel looks at Thomas and Scalia and the Healthcare Reform Act

Alternet: "My Night Trying to Save Liberty Plaza: Firsthand Account of NYPD's Eviction of OWS"

Corporations? All the free speech you can buy. People? Billy clubs, pepper spray and paddy wagons

Occupy Chicago joins Mental Health Movement Protest at City Hall

Poll: Majority support recall effort (Scott Walker)

Thanks for the Star, My Friend

Thanks for the Star, My Friend

Phone hacking Inquiry - live

Sinfest: I'm not the only one who...I was only...Freedom (Are we the good guys?)

MIC Check KKKarl Rove

MIC Check KKKarl Rove

Deer - 1 Hunter - Ø

Dog that survived gassing finds new home in NJ

Occupy Newscorp. The source of hate for society throughout the world.

Has Obama Derangement Syndrome Come Back To Haunt Right-Wing Media?

Paterno = Icon ----------> WTF?

High Country Extremism: Homeland on the Range

RMS: Occupy Occupy W. S. shoelaces...what was the

JP Morgan Joins Goldman in Keeping Investors in the dark on Italy derivatives risk

Borowitz Report for Nov 15

Protesters against plan to shutter mental health clinics end 10-hour sit-in at City Hall Chicago

the lying lobbyist....

Hundreds (JS says a thousand) rallied in Walker's Neighborhood....

A lotta wimmin on Morning Joe (without Joe) today!

Occupy Fairbanks erects warming tent; city objects

Email Congress against Internet Censorship (easy form)

The first occupation. The Flint sit down strike.

Water unsafe for drinking. Water unsafe for putting out fires. Polluters protected.

Animated historical map of red versus blue

Citigroup Said to Consider 3,000 Job Cuts

Government Mortgage Insurer Continues to Lose Cash Reserves

Bush To Bachman: "Lose the gloves" (no, seriously)

Planned Parenthood Closes Missouri Abortion-Referral Clinic

Toon: Look at the mess those protesters left behind..

A poll has Newt Gingrich leading the pack. Here's what the numbers don't show

A poll has Newt Gingrich leading the pack. Here's what the numbers don't show

The rich people on MSNBC are telling OWS how to look relevant.

Justices Scalia, Thomas Honored at Fundraiser Sponsored by Health Care Reform Opponents

Dayton orders Minnesota child care union vote; GOP to sue

I think I have a great idea about calling your representatives and what to say.

Police arrest reporters as press complains of media blackout at ‘Occupy Wall St.’

Middle-class areas shrink as America divides into 'two-tiered society' of rich and poor

Middle-Class Areas Shrink as Income Gap Grows, New Report Finds

Finally, some good news...

Libya Moving Toward Sharia

Bloomberg’s disgraceful eviction of Occupy Wall Street

Exit Occupy, Enter Organize?*

So Obama insists the US doesn't fear China.

The animated GIF that makes Rick Santorum wake up screaming, sobbing, trembling, with night sweats

Retail Executives Less Optimistic About Black Friday in Survey {warning: bloomberg link}

Diane Rehm Show doing Occupy discussion 10am est

Congress Says Pizza is a Vegetable

NYPD Occupying Liberty Square; DNYPD Occupying Liberty Square; Demands Unclear

Pew "Budget Challenge": Choose From Over 100 Spending And Tax Programs To Reduce National Debt

“It’s a MIRACLE! Take that…. Jesus toast.”

Self delete, in light of member reservations about this topic.

Self delete, in light of member reservations about this topic.

Why the GOP Clown Car drives on: MONEY.

Why I became a Democrat (my story)

Congress pushes back on healthier school lunches

Michigan AG continues his crusade against medical weed; Kalamazoo voters tell him to f**k off

can't raise Buzzflash this a.m. - wonder if they got attacked again?

If Money is Speech, and Tents and Sleeping Bags cost Money, then

Bizarre Screw-up in Philadelphia Prison

U.S. Set to End 20 Years of Bombing Iraq

A Wave of Partner Retirements at Goldman Sachs

Interesting, some are trying to divert focus from the wondering about Justice's involvement in OWS

The Police State Makes Its Move: Retaining One's Humanity in the Face of Tyranny

Blue cross lies? I don't think anyone here is surprised.

Blue cross lies? I don't think anyone here is surprised.

Great new billboard from American Atheists

Keep Wall Street Occupied and help the US Postal Service:

Europe Bans X-Ray Body Scanners Used at U.S. Airports

Europe Bans X-Ray Body Scanners Used at U.S. Airports

Stop the Great Firewall of America

Drug test people on welfare and put In God we trust on all license plates. Welcome to GA

Mom irate over Facebook bullying hits child, instructs daughter to fight

'Occupy' crackdowns coordinated with federal law enforcement officials

Occupy Berkeley protest joined by Occupy Oakland

FAA Misses Deadline for Implementing Pilot Fatigue and Training Rules

Europe Bans X-Ray Body Scanners Used at U.S. Airports

Bernie Sanders will be taking calls on the Thom Hartmann show, 12 - 1 pm ET

Sandusky's Second Mile charity had fundraised for judge who freed him on unsecured bail.

China's foreign direct investment up 16% in Jan-Oct

London protesters served with eviction notices

The Presumption of Innocence...

The Crusades were started largely to ship potential disruptors out of Europe.

Palin says: “The Cream Of The Crop Has Not Risen Yet In This Very Fluid Primary Process”

"Only A Coward Arms Himself Against The First Amendment"

Bankrupt Harrisburg {PA} holds Wild West auction (BBC)

Germany's "Success" and Southern Europe's Failure

Chris Wallace. Luke Russert. Jonah Goldberg. Chelsea Clinton.

VIDEO: "I'm Herman Cain, and I approve of this message."

Bill Moyers- 'occupy the nominating process'

Naked Man seen wandering around Washington DC airport..

The Wrath of Ayn Rand

Critics: Fort Carson policy targeted troubled, wounded soldiers

Mo. Mother Jailed After 1-Year-Old Found Dead

If Oswald hadn't been killed so soon after he shot JFK, and if Oswald hadn't said he was a patsy,

Julio Artuz, 15-Year-Old Special Needs Student, Records Teacher Verbally Abusing Him (VIDEO)

Dayton orders Minnesota child care union vote; GOP to sue

I have a confession to make

Super cutbacks loom

Chase to end trials of 3 new bank fees

Chase to end trials of 3 new bank fees

Chase to end trials of 3 new bank fees

Update: Fracking coming to NY, NJ, PA and Delaware

Grovelbot is riding off into the sunset! I get it! So what will he find?...

Grovelbot is riding off into the sunset! I get it! So what will he find?...

"'Old dude, has no clue' and 'living on social security,'"

“Keeping US Safe”...From the Task of Engaging and Managing our Own Anxieties

Dominique Strauss-Kahn 'facing arrest over prostitution racket allegations’

The Occupy people need to get goggles for the pepper spray

Ex-PSU Grad Assistant Matt Paknis On WFAN: Paterno Knows Everything

Ex-PSU Grad Assistant Matt Paknis On WFAN: Paterno Knows Everything

Crisis gov't set to win confidence vote, but clouds gather (November 17 in Greece)

"The Surging Gingrich is Science's Most Perplexing Mystery"

Brian McFadden's 29 Cent Book Bin

Victim 1 Cried When Penn State Suspect Was on TV, Mom Wants More to Come Forward

MSNBC flashed some numbers that show about 75% of former Bush bundlers are going with Romney

POLL: Would you sign a petition to recall Walker? LET'S DU IT...

The lies of free market democracy

The West starts beating its war drums once again

Burned Gadhafi nanny making progress

how long until

how long until

Do you think the Justice department is in any way involved in the dismantling of OWS

OK. When you see molestation occuring (at work) between an adult and a minor, you...

Money has been privatised by stealth. The greatest privatisation in history has gone unnoticed.

HOW MANY YACHTS need to be bought by the JOB CREATORS

Toilet troubles plague sailors' deployment on carrier Bush

EuroObserver: 'Heroin drought' in Europe due to fall in Afghan production

Karzai wants night raids ended before he signs an Afghan SOFA agreement with U.S.

11:30am -East Carolina reporting armed man on campus

White House window damaged after shooting on National Mall

Victim Says Penn State Officials 'Rejected' His Claims That a Professor Allegedly Molested Him

USPS Sees $14.1B Loss on Mail Volumes

Xpost from GD:P RE; Obama NOT commenting on the Police Violence

Fannie and Freddie exec receive bonuses $100 million of bailout money

Mr Fish Toon- That's the no-good SOB!

Sandusky's attorney impregnated a 17-year old!

Ok filed, so let met tell you about Occupy San diego

Asymmetric Warfare Group Sniper Awareness and Counter-Sniper Reference Card

DEA Sweeps Across Western Washington With Dispensary Raids

OWS Eviction. An Observation on Why DC - OWS was NOT Evicted...ON PURPOSE!

VIDEO: Why Voter ID Laws Make Birth Certificates the New Poll Taxes

Interview with Mahlon Mitchell, potential Democratic candidate to face Walker in recall

Congress Blocks New Rules on School Lunches

Does anyone remember the "Tea Party" gatherings being met with such police violence?

LOL, ha ha ha...

Some interesting numbers from Recall Walker, Day One

Corbett Approved Grant for Sandusky Charity--$3 M Ok'd Despite Abuse Investigation

Recall Walker rally Saturday in Madison! Be there, on the square!

Major tornado approaching Auburn, AL.

Good article in Fortune (!) on OWS...

Prosecutions for Bank Fraud Fall Sharply

Jerry Sandusky's charity official raised money for district judge who set his bail

Column: Thank goodness Obama was at the wheel to save the Big Three in 2009

Danziger TOON- "He always wanted me to work for Wall Street"

Associated Press Staff Scolded for Tweeting Too Quickly About OWS Arrests..

Please help with yet another RTW (for less) poll

High Country Extremism: Armed and Dangerous

The 1 percent celebrate. For now.

Colorado School Board Sells Advertising on Report Cards

Huge lake could increase chance of life on Jupiter moon

Mainstream Media outlet, reports something about police brutality.

American (Internal) Migration Reaches Record Low

Joe Rogan on The American War Machine

Take a moment

Drone strike kills 18 suspected militants

Michael Moore tweet on OWS - from an AP report on raid coordination

The Future of Work : not a bump in the road; it is the exhaustion of the entire model of growth

It is imperative to return, return, return and set up camp! Endurance and attitude is key!

Occupy Oakland protester could be deported

GOODHAIR klutz campaign bamboozled again, holds event where townhallers have to prove citizenship

Nature is the 99%, too

Fake terror plots, paid informants: the tactics of FBI 'entrapment' questioned

Portland Occupy cost the city $750,000 boo fucking hoo...

Truthout: Is Europe Over?

I'd like to say to any OWSers reading this post...

David Corn from Mother Jones on MSNBC on Gingrich: He has more baggage than a 747

Robber Barons

Newt Gingrich has everything going for him except he has one major problem. He is Newt Gingrich

the problem is we allow the 1% to frame the discussion

"If he did it, hang him from the highest tree...I'll bring the rope."

Toon: Get Ready for a God-Off!

Michele Bachmann has gone scorched earth on her GOP rivals

Paterno Passed On Home to His Wife for $1 (Shielding assets in July???)

Whenever Cain says something dumb he states it was "a joke."

Criminal Foreclosure Firm's Business Dries Up Completely

Cop on #OWS last night: "I couldn't wait," he said. "Destroying things never felt so good."

#Occupy Together

Report: Gun Group Targeted Journalist And His 12-Year-Old Daughter

Berkeley protesters defy authorities, pitch tents: Robert Reich hails thousands of protesters

Pregnant woman and 84 yr old woman pepper-sprayed

"A man who has nothing to lose has nothing to fear." Anon..

Man Reported to Find $500,000 Worth of Treasure in Storage Unit

Tragic tale of legendary comics writer and public defender abandoned by health care industry

Pension bailout fund faces $227 billion in 2011 losses - Obama proposes quadrupling corporate fees

Are these $200,000 mining jobs for real?

Krugman: Alien Invasion Would Cure Economy in Eighteen Months..

Question to Gingrich should be.....

Foster Care Class Action Not Upset by Wal-Mart

Paterno in line for six-figure pension

A question about divorce and child custody. Is it possible for both parties to give up custody?

US attorney appointed by Obama shows off her big score

At Last, the Super Rich Get Their Own Bank

U.S. Rep. Leonard Boswell, Veteran, Slams Romney And His Plan To Privatize VA

The Arizona Immigration Bill Seems To Have Created A New Swing State

There is something about this country that's really fucked up...

Overflow crowd opposes proposed cuts to county parks

B-2 Bomber Gets Boeing’s New 30,000-Pound Bunker-Buster Bomb

Peace, be still ( a message from a woman who talked about her abuse & outed her abuser)

47% of Elected Members of Congress Are Millionaires, A Status Shared by 1% of Americans

Oops - Hugh Grant's baby mother was threatened

Since this is unsubstantiated rumor day here on DU, I wanna start one.

Since this is unsubstantiated rumor day here on DU, I wanna start one.

Update: 'Occupy' crackdowns coordinated with federal law enforcement officials

So Tom Coburn is now the poster boy for taxing millionaires

Three pit bulls that slaughtered 42 goats captured

Approval of Whale Harm May Last 5 Years

Man charged with burning cross in driveway

Graph: Prosecutions for bank fraud..

What Limbaugh said about OWS from WABC, Penn Station, NYC, and 600 other stations.

After this Eviction of OWS, I Now Expect to see Articles about OWS Losing the Public's Favorability

Cops represent the 1% at the top. Not the rest of us. That's the way it has always been.

Former Detroit mayor pocketed kickback in restaurant bathroom

Penn St. appoints former inmate to run the asylum.

PLEASE read this post: I have read an incredibly powerful book: Millennial Momentum.

Please sign petition asking Trinity Church to continue sheltering OWS people on Wall Street

Device That Generates Cheap Energy Continues to Delight, Stump Scientists

Does the OWS embarrass Obama and the government?

A little background on Ubeki-beki-beki-stan-stan.

Occupy Cathedral City

OWS is costing us money.....waaaaah!

Coincidence?

At 1:45 a cop shoves a woman in the face. VIDEO

It's amazing people here get upset when you throw out that the DOJ is involved in stifiling OWS

Said on the TeeVee

Juan Cole: Police Crackdowns on OWS Coordinated among Mayors, FBI, DHS

Riff Raff is making me laff - and want to do the time warp again.

Riff Raff is making me laff - and want to do the time warp again.

'alien corpse' chilling in fridge

Dial-up warning, good #OccupyWallStreet photos, last night:

THE DAYS OF APATHY ARE OVER. ////OCCUPY ////

Click here to die young and happy, By Mark Morford

Click here to die young and happy, By Mark Morford

Cain “is a real-thinking person”

If this hasn't been mentioned, yesterday Norman Goldman said $5 BILLION in deposits

TIME- Why the G.O.P. Won’t Embrace Mitt Romney

So it turns out that a Mic Check isn't just a communication activity in a General Assembly

LIHEAP

US here to stay in Asia, says Obama

Krugman 2005: Greenspan and the Bubble

The End of the Line is a Murray documentary on commercia overfishing in

The End of the Line is a Murray documentary on commercia overfishing in

Verizon Paid a -2.9% Tax Rate From 2008-2010 (nearly $1 billion in rebates from the government)

Jon Stewart Makes Fun Of Herman Cain’s Libya Gaffe: ‘Come On, Really?!’ - VIDEO

DU this poll emailed to me

Karl Rove MIC CHECKED at John Hopkins U

Jobs wanted own network with unlicensed spectrum

My OWS graphic: I Tent NY

B-2 Bomber Gets Boeing’s New 30,000-Pound Bunker-Buster Bomb

Called my republican congressman today about #OWS ....

Tweety is fishing for Newts today over at F & F

Are Super Committee Democrats Crazy Or Just Plain Stupid?

Just sent email to Current and asked if the could show BBC's documentary "Frozen Planet"

Could Congress be crippling the Internet?

Paterno transfered full ownership of home to wife for $1 four months before scandal broke

Mr. Fish Toon- Only A Coward Arms Himself Against The First Amendment

Cal State trustees vote to raise tuition by 9% for 2012 (picture of student reaction)

Pa. Chief: McQueary didn't report abuse to us..

OCCUPY THE VOTING BOOTH.

Bravo Cameron and Cleg - Britain's jobless rate hit a 15-year high of 8.3%

British Medical Assoc. calls for a ban on smoking in all cars, even when driver is alone

Sandusky's extended comments. Unbelievable

Family, Friends, and Occupiers- March in Memorium of Ellis McClabe

TSA officer fired over Facebook posts

TSA officer fired over Facebook posts

More Americans than not want health law repeal: poll

Should Occupy Wall Street become more political?

Were the homelanders fucking with the internets last night?

After 16 hours on air at Wall Street protests, a Ustream star is born

Flashback to the 2008 Democratic Primaries. We all sat through endless

The feds being involved in the ows dismantling is very disturbing

Federal Prosecutions for everything *except* bank fraud...

FIXEDnewsCORP&CONS want US to CONcentrate on 1 Border Agent killed in a sting operation gone bad

Strengthen our democracy by publicly financing all elections

Let Me Tell You... (I've never liked this guy's writing) But, Even the "Blind Squirrel Finds a Nut."

Reich: 4 Ways The Supercommittee Can Actually Help America If They Want To

Reich: 4 Ways The Supercommittee Can Actually Help America If They Want To

Now we're bailing out DEFENSE CONTRACTORS Pensions ????????

State fiscal nightmare: deep cuts on horizon {california}

#Occupy Los Angeles will likely be the next #Occupation to be attacked.

Teacher accused of making black students rub her feet

The More you Tighten Your Grip Bloomberg

John "Tanny Tears" Boehner Bawls Through Congressional Award Ceremony

Scott Walker's New Jobs Plan: Abstinence-Only Education -- Mother Jones

Architect of Romney's healthcare law says it's 'the same' as Obama's

Take that, Scott Walker: Six unions win recertification elections by wide margins

Take that, Scott Walker: Six unions win recertification elections by wide margins

Toon: Removed from their homes

The NRA doesn't want doctors counselling veterans not to have guns in the house if they have ptsd.

Oh, for fucks sake..Occupy Dallas' own lawyer scolds them in public

Perry asks town hall audience to prove citizenship

College Credit for OWS Participation?

A reminder about Occupy Writers

ACLU Sues Oakland Police Department to Stop Violence Against Protesters

I will miss Grovelbot

Proof of U.S. citizenship required at Rick Perry event

In case you haven't seen TIME's photo essay of #OWS....

So deregulation results in competition which kills mid sized companies. All that is left is

Looking for Sci-Fi novels set in Asia.

Toon: Run Forrest, Run

Pizza a vegetable? Congress says 'yes'. (government shouldn't be telling children what to eat.)

Tomorrow: Occupy Wall Street Vows To Shut Down NYSE And Occupy MTA, Brooklyn Bridge

Toon: Our Share

Save GrovelBot!

OWS needs to be aware and be aware of COINTELPRO

TOON: Basharcula

Peaceful protesters get pepper-sprayed and assaulted for tents and signs

Tonight on Countdown:Dorli Rainey,Robert Reich, Yadanis Rodriguez,Raul Grijalva

Dennis Kucinich email on OWS - and a 1st Amendment petition to sign ...

I have a unique opportunity to speak at a hydrofracking event tonight...

OWS DOES need to change - it needs a more direct message.

On OWS evictions and FEDERAL coordination

UniCredit Bombshell Shouldn’t Be the Last One

DEA raids WA marijuana dispensaries in cities that set marijuana as lowest enforcement priority

We contacted a lawyer re: the car accident

Herman Cain would loosen federal marijuana restrictions

Video shows Albuquerque officer kicking suspect; 2 officers fired

Contestant on X-Factor...

Mega churches

Question: How Many Of The Mayors Engaged In Evicting #OWS Are Democrats ???

Penn State Girl Out of Love With Paterno: Margaret Carlson

Wisc. Lt. Gov. Kleefisch urges voters not to sign ‘expensive’ recall petitions

Does anyone have a livestream to the OWS people who went

Guardian UK: The markets distrust democracy. Just ask the masters of Beijing and Moscow

Guardian UK: The markets distrust democracy. Just ask the masters of Beijing and Moscow

Illinois religious fanatic parents outraged that a teacher showed high school kids The Daily Show

Is Tom Coburn REALLY saying tax the millionaires?

Mark Ames: Austerity & Fascism In Greece – The Real 1% Doctrine

Mark Ames: Austerity & Fascism In Greece – The Real 1% Doctrine

Przewalski’s Horse: A Story of Survival

Przewalski’s Horse: A Story of Survival

Toon: Comparing Signs

I'm meeting friends in Foley Square Tomorrow Night

Occupy BofA .... San Fran Live link 8 people left ....

Well, damn, OccupySF has occupied BofA.

Tomorrow is National Day of Action

Could a FOIA request determine if CONPLAN is in effect against OWS?

Internet Community Shut Out of Stop Online Piracy Act Hearing - Again

Most people put more thought into updating their Facebook status than Herman Cain has put into

Rhett Felix, Illinois Teacher, Suspended For Showing Jon Stewart 'Daily Show' Clips In Class

#OccupyHomelandSecurity

#OccupyHomelandSecurity

Even some so-called "progressives" don't get it.

Entire OWS Library Taken By Dept. Of Sanitation, But not Destroyed!

To all those teapartiers/republicans wanting to get rid of regulations...

"#Occupy" is a tactic. The 99% is the movement. Keep going.

Wisconsin woman wanted a burger at 3 AM, but McDonald's had switched to the breakfast menu, and...

#Occupy Wall Street

Know your Occupy history

Occupy SF -- we're next! -- it's in the works...

A NEW Thanksgiving tradition!

The Weeper strikes again....

Kind of funny, kind of icky, kind of shitstirring look at President Obama in Australia

Bloomberg served with temporary restraining order requiring reopening of Zuccotti Park to

Cottage Food Laws on the Rise

One in five U.S. adults takes medication for a mental disorder

NYCLU Lawsuit Defends Right to Take Photos in NYC Subway System

Has anyone seen Cali around lately?

Flat fee now required for fire district's service

Obama in Oz.

College GOP Leader Jokes That Assassinating Obama Is 'Tempting'

Carrier Bush suffers widespread toilet outages

University Of Texas College GOP Preisdent: Obama Assassination ‘Tempting’

at my age, "getting lucky" means finding my car in the parking lot.

Does Romney-care have a mandate to buy insurance? Then if

dupe deleted

nationwide DNS server outage last night right after posting www.november17.org

Herman Cain: "I don't need to know about foreign policy."

my son's school is on lockdown.

Marcus Bachmann to Gay Group: I Want My Money, or Else

Fired for Shunning the Mark of the Beast (no, this is not from the onion)

Why the big Wall Street banks are hurting

One week to cut one trillion

Downtown S.F. protest ends with 100 arrests

Has it occurred to anybody else...

What revolution?

giggle

Poll shows most favor recall of Wisconsin governor (58%)

U.S. and Australia Seal Expanded Military Ties (2, 500 US Troops to "Here toStay")

Low-level radiation in Europe still a mystery: IAEA

Former PSU and Steelers Great, Francos Harris, Fired for Supporting Joe Pa

Couple bug Ohio student to hear teacher bullying

Is Michelle Bachman a stand-up comedy act?

Pipeline reversal aims to ease glut, boost gulf access

Meet Dorli Rainey, the 84 yr old woman who was pepper-sprayed...

So...this is how the "justice system" works in this country...

Why didn't Stephen King get drafted? Has he ever said?

The Makeup Of The Modern Republican Party

Newt Leading GOP Field! See what loving your country so much you'll cheat on your wife will do?

How is the Daily Show tonight?

How's this for a Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week? My little dog has liver cancer and

For Job Security: Should You Start Your Own Business? (4 Tips)

What is OWS about?

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseekers Check In!!

Rock thrown through restaurant window displaying 'Recall Walker' sign Read more: http://host.madiso

Peek a Boo Accounting ....Blatency Corruption No accountability

Frothy mix vs Lesbian Reporter: You make choices in life. I agree with him.

Herman Cain doesn't how to speak Cuban.

Tweety just said the GOP race is starting to remind him of a clown car at Barnum & Bailey

Food stamp use at military commissaries up sharply in four years

Anyone listen to Thom Hartmann today? A little ominous, but I agree with him.

Over 100 Mayors Voice Concern Over Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline

The corporate media wonders what “demands” Occupy has. How can you demand anything

YAY! Tornado watch in NE South Carolina until midnight

DU Snapshot Poll: At This Particular Moment In Time...

Toronto Star: Occupy camps may be first stage of a broader shakeup, analysts suggest

Jon Stewart Blasts Congress: The Only Thing You Have Agreed Upon Is That Pizza Is A Vegetable

The Bitter Harvest - Libya After the Liberation: The Wounded Are Everywhere

Giffords's husband scolds Boehner for not visiting wounded lawmaker

Troubling... on large media outlets

84 year-old protester pepper-sprayed in Seattle.

84 year-old protester pepper-sprayed in Seattle.

Siegelman tells how govt. officials ignored his trial judge, and Karl Rove links to Abramoff money.

Denver pigs are now ticketing motorists for support-honking at Occupy Denver.

FAIR: Iran, Nukes and the Failure of Skepticism

The face of the 99%

Newt Campaign Backs Off Releasing Freddie Mac Records

Washington Post compares OWS to vermin..

Cain's gaffs highlight a genuine problem with U.S. elections....

Church targets young skateboarders with skate park sermons

Txt "N" to 81416 fox poll do you want OccupyAustin to leave?

Really, really shoddy evidence about Iran's supposed nukes.

spEakYou'rebRanes

What has Dennis Kucinich said about the eviction of protesters?

"Screw us and we multiply" --- Seattle police pepper spray 84-year-old woman

Occupy Wall Street Takes New Park, Near Holland Tunnel, Owned By Trinity Church

Cop calibrated breath-testing devices to produce higher alcohol-content readings

Syria is getting hot

Oil spikes to $100, could go higher

There has been a DRAMATIC reduction in "woo-hoo"-ing over Cain at RimJobCentral.com

TSA Puts Off Safety Study of X-ray Body Scanners

Cut to SS, but plenty of money for more troops deployed to *Australia*?

a clear case of socialism for the rich and rugged, you're-on-your-own individualism for the rest

The Arizona Immigration Bill Seems To Have Created A New Swing State

Good news? Bad news? The start of a trend? Ford to open new Louisville KY plant and bring jobs home.

Ok let's have a game of how the media creates narratives

Every couple of days, some former to-the-core Obama supporter cites that their limit has ben reached

Is the US getting domestic indefinite military detention for Thanksgiving?

Beware of armed kangaroos! Bachman thinks Obama is sending troops to Australia.

Cain chokes again!

19-year old driver who texted and killed a child gets 5 days in jail and 115 days home detention

House vote on concealed weapons a victory for gun lobby

I wonder how much the Justice Department is behind the breaking up of OWS Nationwide

Fracking on its way to New Jersey, New York and Delaware?

SCOTUS to rule on Affordable Care Act next summer.....

SCOTUS to rule on Affordable Care Act next summer.....

Congressman Womack tells Food Banks to STFU

What is the purpose of OWS, if not to send a message?

81-year-old Republican w/pneumonia arrested, mistreated in PDX raid

81-year-old Republican w/pneumonia arrested, mistreated in PDX raid

Chris Christie profits from recycling fracking wastewater.

Chris Christie profits from recycling fracking wastewater.

Preventing Crazy from going Mainstream- Tea Time with the Larouchies

Preventing Crazy from going Mainstream- Tea Time with the Larouchies

High Comedy! Prop 8 Backers To Court: Releasing Trial Tapes Will Make Us “Look Bad”

Coconut Grove charter school whose owner called parents "ignorant" gets extra chance.

Nov. 17, Day Of Action!! ..find an event near you, or create one

Tweet Of The Day – Bette Midler Has A Message For “Those Shits” In Congress:

"The Lords of Capital can purchase governments and write their own laws to maintain their power"

Ehrenreich: Democratic Establishment Abandoned Occupy Wall Street

Xpost EE: What You Need To Know About Blackouts

On OWS and dynamics, a seed of multiple heads

Got a curious email tonight about a Netflix/Walmart class action suit..

Got a curious email tonight about a Netflix/Walmart class action suit..

Abramoff Confirms That He Helped Turn Alabama Into a Political Cesspool

Ward, I think something is wrong with the Boner.

With all this OWS book destruction, people are going to have become the book.

Waitress Says She Was Fired From Outback For Tea Party Bracelet

Rush Limbaugh Goes Off The Deep End And Blames Obama For OWS Eviction

The first day of the recall of Scott Walker is now in the books. Here are some key numbers on what

Karl Rove: ‘Who Gave You The Right To Occupy America?’

Humphrey the Pet Hippo Mauls His Owner to Death

The Right wants control of women , baning free assembly, protecting the rich and censor the Internet

Toast sandwich is UK's 'cheapest meal' (BBC)

You think it's bad now, if SOPA gets passed, it is gonna get worse

The system is beyond broken. And so are we.

Do you think the repub candidates believe what they are saying or are they

Declaration from Occupy San Francisco

Why Is The Discovery Channel Refusing To Air The Climate Change Episode Of A Groundbreaking Series?

FIXEDnewsCORP&CONS want US to CONcentrate on 1 Border Agent killed in a sting operation gone bad

FIXEDnewsCORP&CONS want US to CONcentrate on our bad investment in Solyndra while IGNORING

Novel Idea to Get Rid of These Protesters in All Cities

Rick Perry challenges Nancy Pelosi to a "public debate" on Monday

Could Congress be crippling the Internet?

Nov 16, 2011 -Ret. Police Capt Ray Lewis Joins OWS Protest

Juan Cole -- Police Crackdowns on OWS Coordinated among Mayors, FBI, DHS

Keith interviews the lady that got pepper sprayed last night in Seattle.

For those that don't "get" what OWS is all about

Now, all NYC residents: sign the petition to recall Mayor Bloomberg!

Wait, what? $25-30K a month??

PICTURES from the Occupy Bank of America!

Which of these rape jokes is funnier?

L.A. Parents Outraged That HBO Entourage Actress Reads To First Grade Children

Why are there so many here that seem to totally hate OWS?

Given the massive amount of OWS grassroot organizing, why not switch to flash mobs?

Mississippi Woman Receives Three Year Prison Sentence For Feeding Her Family

Hours after shots from an assault rifle were targeted at the WH,

Mississippi Woman Receives Three Year Prison Sentence For Feeding Her Family

So...Which of these do YOU think needs to be challenged first? The Political Class, or Wall Street?

You're Not going to believe Who Mario Monti (Italy's new PM) Just Named as Finance Minister..HIMSELF

Boycott Black Friday?

In A Way... It's Probably A Good Thing That The WWII Generation Is Fading From The Scene...

Supposedly every war must have an exit strategy. What about class war?

A Murmuration of Starlings..

USA TODAY/Gallup poll: Penn State football too powerful

"It was certainly a moving event, but seeing him sob and gasp for air was sort of off-putting,"

Sexual abuse in a small town

BAM! - MANHATTAN BOROUGH PRESIDENT BLASTS BLOOMBERG: ZUCCOTTI ‘IS NOT TIANANMEN SQUARE’

Penn State, police deny Paterno assistant reported rape

CONPLAN 2502/3502 - It's not just a rumor

IRA supporter chides Occupy for “violence”

BREAKING NEWS: Congress introduces amendment to overturn Citizens United

Question about the Renaissance in England and France

The US and the world are far better off today than we were twenty, forty, or sixty years ago.

Audit Of The Fed Reveals $16 Trillion In Secret Bailouts

Tea Party Edges Out Occupy Wall Street for Public Favor

Millionaire Challenges Norquist: You Want Low Taxes? "Renounce Your US Citizenship +Move To Somalia"

DCCC Voter Protection Fund. Doing something.

I have a new girlfriend I saw her on Keith Olbermann.

Reboot OWS.

I want an "Enough of This Bull" T-shirt (illustrated). I've looked

NYPD Press Repression at Occupy Wall Street Eviction

4 Ways the Poor Get Screwed That Everyone Takes for Granted

OK, this scares me. I am an Obama supporter. However, a line has been drawn re: OWS

80 Year-Old Woman pepper sprayed by Police in Seattle (PHOTO)

What is left of the 5000+ volumn People's Library -- (dial-up warning)

What is left of the 5000+ volumn People's Library -- (dial-up warning)

6 Burning Questions About the Violent Crackdowns on Occupations Around the Country

Target employees protest Black Friday midnight opening

Minnesota boy, fed up with parents' pot, helps spur bust

Facebook finds cause of porn, violent images in NewsFeeds

Face it. Boys and girls... they just SMELL differently. Does this smell OK to you?

Wanna go for a tumble?

MFM's fear of Dolphins finally explained....

I'm so mad at Sony I want to scream.

I wake up in the middle of the night becase of pain. I find myself

PHOTO: This should be used EVERYWHERE THERE IS PUBLIC PARKING.

Windows Vista and Java enabling question

just keeping dry, so get over it!

KamaAina's fear of Dolphins finally explained....

PHOTO: I understand the line for Sunday services wraps around the block

So the hubby and I watched Chopped last night and I had to explain Turducken to him.

Here is how CATS see the situation:

my puppy makes a great big noise when he yawns

Just sayin'

Do not tell them in advance!!! And remember -- they CAN spell!!!

So, if I donate to the last fund drive, how much should I donate?

Hey LynneSin. Why didn't you tell me that the Eagles won the 2010 Super Bowl????

Hey LynneSin. Why didn't you tell me that the Eagles won the 2010 Super Bowl????

Honesty is not... it just is not ALWAYS the best policy.

Something weird is STILL happening at Kali's ranch. If you're WISE... you'll stay away!!!

“It’s a MIRACLE! Take that…. Jesus toast.”

Anyone else have a "Flavia" coffee machine where they work?

Please boycott Ohiosmith's word of the day. He should have picked Turbaconducken

Can a smartphone be used on Verizon with just a voice/text plan?

Just lovely. Tornado warnings issued for my area.

Thought for the day.

Dialup Warning...it's my photo safari from earlier today at Vasona Lake Park, Los Gatos.

Foxes discover trampoline

Find Red Riding Hood

Will the Green Bay Packers go undefeated?

I should be the 1%

"Turducken" is the word for today. Modify a thread title to include "turducken".

If you dropped ohiosmith and MiddleFingerMom from the top of the Eiffel Tower, who'd land first?

Colorado aspens

Summer Storm near Pecos, New Mexico by Syvia Mistreta

Earth | Time Lapse View from Space, Fly Over | NASA, ISS

Which is creepier -- giant robot snake, or spider-mobile?

Anybody watching 'The Tudors' on BBC America?

NEW Jesus image found - (might be offensive to some)

I HAVE HAD IT!

Nazareth - Holy Roller

just now starting our family’s traditional T-day debate

What Would Serge (Gainsbourg) Do?

Melody

Aéroplanes

Couleur café

Requiem pour un con

The Initials BB

Dibby Dibby Sound

La décadanse

Danger

La Horse

No No, Yes Yes

La chanson de Slogan

Dub Rastaquouere

Hamilton Pool

The Dash.

Na na na na, BATBEAR

Rumor has it that The Lounge is becoming pathologically bacon-obsessed... ... NAH!! (dialup warning)

is anyone here a public school teacher in the DFW area?

Anyone notice that giant can of spam in the Jack & Jill thread

DOGS! Don't even TRY to understand this...it's just how they ROLL.

just hanging out

PSA: It's "madinmaryland" not "maidinmaryland"

Burglar high on bath salts breaks into family's home, puts up Christmas decorations

Anyone ever watch the show "Bones"? Can you just jump into season 5?

When Nature goes bad!

How is the name "Leif" (as in Ericson) supposed to be pronounced?

No more house looking for the time being...

A younger relative just killed himself.

Living in America

Should I shave my head and do the "Breaking Bad" do?

Two movies for Thanksgiving, Home for the Holidays and Pieces of April.

Why don't people walk upside-down on the bottom of the Earth?

just now starting our family’s traditional T-Rex debate

George Lucas' sense of morality

How do you tighten your eyeglass frames?

beans ?

The future... according to TV and films (dial-up warning)

What's for dinner tonight DU. I had garlic butter tiger shrimp to start and a chicken caesar salad

DUer Amerikat found a job!

Rick Perry, Herman Cain try to do campaign damage control

DEA Executes Orchestrated Raids on 14 Pot Dispensaries in Seattle Area

DEA Executes Orchestrated Raids on 14 Pot Dispensaries in Seattle Area

Prosecutors aim to revoke BP probation (in Alaska)

Senate panel fails to mollify administration on detainee policies

Reports: Camp Near Main #OccupySF Encampments Dismantled By SFPD

42 members of Congress now calling for Eric Holder’s resignation

'Occupy' crackdowns coordinated with federal law enforcement officials

Middle-class areas shrink as America divides into 'two-tiered society' of rich and poor

Mark Kelly, Gabrielle Giffords' Husband, Knocks John Boehner In New Memoir

Please post your best soup recipe

Supercommittee: Boehner calls tax plan fair offer

Parents outraged at teacher who made six-year-old students rub her FEET

Gingrich Said to Be Paid $1.6M by Freddie Mac (Consulting Fees)

Giffords's husband scolds Boehner for not visiting wounded lawmaker

Dramatic Soyuz Docking Averts Potential Station Abandonment

Chevron plugging offshore well in Brazil

What do you think is a good bail for 55 pounds of pot?

Spec Ops Command: SEAL Raid Book "A lie"

Ford Mustang

France recalls ambassador to Syria

Suspect hunted after bullet hits ballistic glass window at White House, Secret Service says

Dominique Strauss-Kahn 'facing arrest over prostitution racket allegations’

Eyeing China, U.S. Expands Military Ties to Australia

Citadel attorney says camper claims were 'believable'

Minnesota boy, fed up with parents' pot, helps spur bust

Karzai calls for partnership with U.S., but with conditions

Karzai calls for partnership with U.S., but with conditions

(Massachusetts) Legislature Approves Transgender Rights Bill

Chrysler plans $500M upgrade, 1,100 new jobs at Toledo plant

F.H.A. Audit Sees Possible Bailout Need

Are these $200,000 mining jobs for real?

Osama Bin Laden was tender and kind, Zawahiri says

Occupy London: eviction notices attached to tents outside St Paul's

Pregnant teen, elderly woman among pepper sprayed (Occupy Seattle)

After Bullet Hits White House, a Manhunt and Arrest

Gas pipeline explosion - Athens County Ohio

Pregnant woman pepper sprayed at Occupy Seattle(And 84 yr old woman)

Bullet hits White House Window

FBI Arrests HPD Major, Seize Drugs From Waianae Home

Citigroup To Layoff More Than 3,000 Workers

if anybody is looking for fellow DUers to help

US to continue military aid to Colombia

My son attempted suicide this morning

Post a knock your socks off, not well known recipe guaranteed to make Thanksgiving special

Fitch: U.S. bank outlook could worsen over Europe

Penn State May Seek Immunity After Skirting Public Laws

What are you reading tonight DU? I'm reading "That Used To Be Us" by

Ex-DA: PSU case referred due to wife's family tie

Mayor Lee tours Occupy SF camp, is 'disappointed'

In overhaul plan, Perry proposes part-time Congress

British spies foiled Libya plot to kill Westerners: Hague

NBA Players File Antitrust Lawsuits Against League

TransCanada pushes ahead on Keystone segment

Obama Insists U.S. Does Not Fear China

Poll: NY Voters Back Protesters Occupying Parks

Fearing Libya vacuum, ex-PM urges rapid vote

City tells Occupy Bangor to remove camp structures, canopies from park

Corbett Approved Grant for Sandusky Charity: $3M OK'd Despite Abuse Investigation

Inquiry Grew Into Concerns of a Cover-Up (Penn State)

Suspect in White House Shooting Captured in Pennsylvania

Opposition May Rejoin Political System in Myanmar

Richmond (Calif.) takes step toward divesting from corporations

Supreme Court’s planned review of health-care law shocks Medicaid advocates

#OccupySF Protesters Take Over Bank Of America Branch

Iraq war inquiry report delayed

Chechen poet shot dead in Moscow

SEC charges Morgan Stanley with securities fraud

US missiles 'kill up to 18 Pakistani Taliban'

Workers face curb on bringing foreign-born spouses to UK

White House reveals plans to boost cars' fuel efficiency (54.5mpg by 2025)

17 preschoolers killed in bus crash

Federal judge orders Central Coast landscaper to rehire employees, bargain with union

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Poll: 58 percent support recall of Gov. Scott Walker

Oil hits $100, first time since July

Occupy Fairbanks erects warming tent; city objects

New judge assigned in Penn State sex abuse case

(California) fiscal nightmare: deep cuts on horizon

GOP report: TSA hasn’t improved aviation security

Millionaires ask Congress to raise their taxes

German neo-Nazi terrorists had 'hitlist' of 88 political targets

Germany to create national far right extremists’ database following discovery of terror group

Arab League gives Syria 3 days to end 'bloody repression'

Police: McQueary didn't report abuse to us

More Americans than not want health law repeal: poll

Federal judge rules against city in 'Occupy' lawsuit

# # # # # # # NOVEMBER MILESTONES # # # # # # 3rd edition...

Obama administration quietly bracing for debt supercommittee failure

Herman Cain: 'I'm Not Supposed To Know Anything About Foreign Policy'

Lauren Pierce, President Of College Republicans At Texas University: Obama Assassination 'Tempting'

Smoking in cars should be outlawed to protect children, says BMA (British Med. Assoc.)

Police to shut down Occupy Columbia (SC)

MacKay says no plans for Syria intervention (Canada)

Wasserman Schultz accuses GOP of rigging elections with 'suppression laws'

Occupy Oakland arrestee faces deportation

Chinese man in Tiananmen Square self-immolation protest

India 'honour killers' face death for 1991 murders (Graphic)

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