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Archives: November 17, 2011

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

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

The More you Tighten Your Grip Bloomberg

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

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

I will miss Grovelbot

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

Looking for Sci-Fi novels set in Asia.

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

TOON: Basharcula

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

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

On OWS evictions and FEDERAL coordination

UniCredit Bombshell Shouldn’t Be the Last One

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 ???

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

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

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

I'm meeting friends in Foley Square Tomorrow Night

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

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



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

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

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

dupe deleted

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

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

One week to cut one trillion

Downtown S.F. protest ends with 100 arrests

Has it occurred to anybody else...

What revolution?


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...

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?

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseekers Check In!!

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

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

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

Millionaires to Congress: The taxes we pay are ridiculous... as in ridiculously LOW

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

A political action that could bring real change

Thanks for the Stars...

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

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

All right...this will piss you off. Video of Seattle pepper-spray attacks.

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

What I would now stress from OWS if I was able to....

'Nother thing that scares those in power re OWS

The lies of free market democracy

Flashback: Universal health care — for Iraq..anyone remember?

Oh...oh...look at the OWS video that is

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

A Lament From The Pastor Pepper Sprayed in Seattle OWS March

Newt Gingrich is the glibbiest, politician I've ever seen. His nickname should be

Newt Campaign Backs Off Releasing Freddie Mac Records

Police clear Occupy San Diego camp, arrest 10

HuffPo has got a "He's So Great!" article on Jon Huntsman. From his Wife.

End of Moammar Kadafi's book bans celebrated in Libya

A reminder to all the big-city mayors who took part in the Tuesday Night Putsch

The Game

Occupy Dallas...

Naomi Klein: Capitalism vs. the Climate

MF Global: they're getting bolder...

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

Occupy Anchorage protesters work with City and police while dealing with cold

Nature is the 99%, too

The 99% - Time's person of the year (vote if you support the 99%)!

Dear Rock Thrower: Business at the Victory is booming.

Newt Gingrich, on the rise, says, ‘Hopefully, I’m going to be more disciplined’

What has Dennis Kucinich said about the eviction of protesters?

SN: Hasslebeck made a mistake picking an on the air fight with Bill Mahrer. It only gave him more

Recorded MSM video of the #OccupyDallas eviction..."Hostage negotiators"!?

I Heard Micheal Moore May Have Overstep in OWS NYC Loss of Zuccottti Park

This afternoon I refused to donate a toy to a soldier's kids. There's a reason.

"SS have stormed into our dormitory & detained us. We are to be sent to a concentration camp."

High radioactivity detected in some Fukushima rice

Who gave Karl Rove the right to threaten Mike Connell?

US Public Debt Passes $15 Trillion For First Time

LOL support for America going Communist more popular than Congress

US school board sells ad space on report cards

Dorli Rainey's History of Activism Before She Became an Occupy Icon

March of 1973- The American LMTV train

Syria is getting hot

Oil spikes to $100, could go higher

Cornel West at Occupy Seattle: City leaders, police 'ought to be ashamed' of Tuesday’s raids

UniCredit Bombshell Shouldn’t Be the Last One

Deficit committee locked in budget stalemate

Gas, food, clothes, housing - it's all getting more expensive

Toon: Thanks to Gov. Walker, We've Started Hiring Again!

Another member of the 1 percent flapping his gilded, reptilian lips

Economist Gartman tells the truth: We celebrate income disparity and we applaud the growing margins.

Our F— You System of Government

the brave new world of occupy wall street {amy goodman}

Army field manual on crowd control (hey, police! For you!)

Now it's time for 'the markets' to f**k with Spain

NY Times: As New Graduates Return to Nest, Economy Also Feels the Pain

The Stop Online Piracy Act: Corporatism at It's Worst

NOW Toronto: Who’s afraid of the Occupation?

We can't pay for fuel... pass the hat around - airline goes bust during flight

Fox & Friends Applauds NYPD's Evicting OWS Protesters: "Good Riddance"

Police: Man claims he killed 2 for hurting society

Mortgage Applications Fall Again

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

"Assassination tempting"

Willie Nelson supports Occupy movement

AIG’s Miller Says Occupy Wall Street Has ‘Simplistic View’

Sandusky's interview has led victims to come forward, some from the 1970's

Is DU stuttering for anyone else?

Who do you believe, a Beard or a Suit?

Milan students protest against "bankers' government"

Milan students protest against "bankers' government"

"Mic Check!" disrupts KS governor's forum that blames poverty on the death of marriage

It is instructive that the knee-jerk Obama defenders are those criticizing the OWS movement.

Austerity & Fascism In Greece – The Real 1% Doctrine

it's all happening

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

Brazil 2010 census shows changing race balance (non-white people make up the majority of population)

Not good: Euro falls to 5-week low against dollar

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


Don't ask questions at DU about OWS

OWS NY ustream (TheOther99) live NOW

8:53 am: protestors taking police barricades, barricading Police vehicle

5,000-km range Agni-5 to be test fired in February 2012 {india}

Defense Cuts: Small Business Feels It

Why is the NYPD Occupying Wall Street? Have they made any demands?

"the prospect of supercommittee failure doesn’t look all that frightening."

Your middle class neighborhood is probably disappearing

Is the US getting domestic indefinite military detention for Thanksgiving?

BIND security update protects against serious DNS server crash

OWS: Orwell's Wickedest Scenario

Wow, they delayed the opening bell??

Bell ringing on time.

Another fine moment for "law enforcement", this time in NM.

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

Cain chokes again!

Message to pols and media. We're not going away. Get used to it.

Message to pols and media. We're not going away. Get used to it.

U.S. Banks Face Contagion Risk From European Debt

CNBC live feed of Wall Street activity

Teacher to Get Less After Foiling Shaky Sex Claims

Ritholtz on Corporatogracy. Worth reading

I see the cops don't have riot gear during the daylight hours.

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

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

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

SCREENSHOT: Protesters Stopped Just Down From NY Stock Exchange

9:09 am: traders blocked from entering stock exchange

People are not yet desperate enough.


Gingrich Said to Be Paid $1.6M by Freddie Mac /Fannie, Freddie executives score $100M payday

Terrorism defined. Now, who fits?

Protester Arrested After Threatening Molotov Attack

Boehner backs supercommittee tax hikes

10:14 am: report of sanitation worker blocking Beaver with truck in solidarity with OWS

Democrats see minefield in Occupy protests

N.C. has a nuke plant event

Barricades just removed at the park.

Barricades just removed at the park.

Thursday TOON Roundup- Superstuporcommittee and Congre$$

Rumor is the unions are on their way to OWS now

I was wondering about milk as a washing agent for pepper spray...

In honor of Cains "how do you say it in Cuban" moment....

Military paper: What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving?

OWS has delayed the opening of NYSE according to:

In a surprise to none, Nikki Haley has Occupy Columbia (SC) protesters arrested

gas pipe explosion - Ohio

Penn State Scandal: Mother of Sandusky's Adopted Son Speaks Out

Were the recent OWS crackdowns nationally coordiinated?

U.S. boosts estimate of auto bailout losses to $23.6B

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

OWS dismantling barricades around Zucotti Park

Deputy Carries Frightened Deer Off the Road

Deputy Carries Frightened Deer Off the Road

Please let me make this suggestion:

HONEYMOON'S OVER! Freeper "RIghtwardHo" tells Cain to "man up" over "gotcha questions."

NYPD are beating people with the barricades.

NYPD are beating people with the barricades.

The blog forum is dead, so I'm posting this question here:

Wall Street Bell Delayed?

Sandusky Inquiry Grew Into Concerns of a Cover-Up

Obama, Your Moment of Truth is Upon You.

{so big business isn't so smart?} Why that corporate cash pile isn't so impressive

"This is what Democracy looks like!!!"

OWS = Orwell's Wickedest Scenario

Xpost EE: What You Need To Know About Blackouts

Bloomberg is showing the protesters surrounding Wall Street. I suspect the other networks are doing

Thanksgiving--what does shopping Ebay for Thanksgiving figurines tell you about what the holiday was

Thanksgiving--what does shopping Ebay for Thanksgiving figurines tell you about what the holiday was

Abramoff Confirms That He Helped Turn Alabama Into a Political Cesspool

Cities Claim Power Companies Duck Taxes - claim they aren't required to pay taxes on other income

Ward, I think something is wrong with the Boner.

Hallmark Sued In Snow Globe Fire Case

Hallmark Sued In Snow Globe Fire Case

Hallmark Sued In Snow Globe Fire Case

Not a thing on t.v. about the march in New York..nothing.

Smaller Chain of Hospitals Files Antitrust Suit Against Kaiser

Obama vows no US defence cuts for Asia-Pacific - AFP

Great new commercial (and it's by Toyota)

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

Ray Kelly's Gulag {NYPD}

But OWS is not about JOBS

Defamation Claims Not Enough to ID Blogger

Another term for "gotcha journalism"......

Live stream of OWS

Live stream of OWS

Pets Killed by Their Owners for Insurance Cash

Fox Cites Non-Existent Part Of The Constitution To Hype Argument For Kagan Recusal

Speaker Pelosi answer Rick Perry.

Speaker Pelosi answer Rick Perry.

OWS: Wall St. "Members Only"--I.D. Required to Enter Public Street

OWS: Wall St. "Members Only"--I.D. Required to Enter Public Street

Android Malware Has Surged 472 Percent Since July

Rick Santorum Asks U.S. Populace If He's Still Running For President

The Rise of a Euro Doomsayer

RNC considering a new strategy for 2012....

Humphrey the Pet Hippo Mauls His Owner to Death

'South Park' pokes fun at Penn State problems

Nice, so anybody who has a suit on or is dressed nice is harrassed

Nice, so anybody who has a suit on or is dressed nice is harrassed

Any news on Walker recall?

Tear down this Wall Street

Tear Down This Wall - OWS pic

CBS4 Investigates: Miami’s Pipes Going Down The Drain

Thursday Republican Primary TOONS

It isn't nice.

That Was One Strange Job ...

Follow #n17 on twitter for realtime OWS updates.

Custodian loses cell phone fired after bosses find the phone and see racist message

Arms Sales to Asia and the Gulf Vital to US Corporations

Seattle mayor apologizes for pepper spray incident

At least 3 medical marijuana operations raided - rawrr get grannys meds!

Did NYPD use sonic weapon on OWS?

OWS Inspired Activism... a must read from Glenn Greenwald...

The importance of religious freedom

Former surgeon general to run for Kyl's seat

Sign the Petition Ohioians

Ben Sargent nails it on Perry

Police: McQueary never filed a report.

Lauren Lauren? Is that anything like Marcy Darcy?

Please help...poll:Do You support the eviction of Occupy Dallas?

High School football hazing "sexual assult" - school did nothing

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

Household Balance Sheets and the Weak Recovery

Germany Repeats Strong Opposition to US, Israeli Rhetoric against Iran

A historical perspective.

My Life as a Turkey

Looks like Syria is our next target for a glorious liberation

Security researcher defeats Windows 8 secure boot (so much for Microsoft's claims)

I know someone who works at this plant that was slated for closing

I know someone who works at this plant that was slated for closing

Women Takin' Power

Have we forgotten how to be aware of our surroundings?

Turf War? Glendale Bans Fake Grass on Front Yards

Turf War? Glendale Bans Fake Grass on Front Yards

The Democrats in the supercommittee are caving,

Chrysler to Hire 1100 Workers in Toledo, Ohio

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

Photos And Video As Thousands Of Italians Protest Monti's "Banker" Government

It starts at the local level. The President can't do everything guys

This makes me very sad

Pizza? Really?

GOP State Rep: Actually, Americans Are Pretty Lazy

Analyst strongly condemns US drone strikes

More Suspected US Missiles Hit Pakistan

Boeing delivers first batch of 30,000-pound bombs to Air Force

Boeing delivers first batch of 30,000-pound bombs to Air Force- Iran here we come?

My hope is that politicians from top to bottom, the Presidency on down

liberal caller kicks Dennis Prager's ass over OWS

OW has succeeded in so many ways.......

HONK if you want a ticket.

The newest Republican frontrunner Candidate for President

Newts that look like Newt

Turkey Day's Coming!! Check the needs of your Local Food Banks, Soup Kitchens, etc.

Nude photo puts Egyptian activist in legal peril (at least)

The President of the United States: Protect the rights of the protesters at Occupy Wall street

Reporters For Right-Wing Publication Daily Caller Beaten By NYPD, Helped By Protesters

Two phrases that truly just made me shudder. Layaway and Black Friday at Walmart.

Sam Seder doing twelve hour show @ Majority Report Radio live stream

U.S. 54.5 MPG Fuel-Economy Standard May Cost $157 Billion

slow newsday, top story headline: Bacon a luxury

Is This How We Honor Our Heroes?

War: The Wrong Jobs Program

Michael Bloomberg: The Villain Occupy Wall Street Has Been Waiting For

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

'Patriotic Millionaires' Lobby Congress for Higher Taxes on Rich (PBS NewsHour)

HEADS UP SAN FRANCISCANS! It looks like Occupy San Francisco will be raided today.

Modern Warfare 3 Sets New Sales Record: $775 Million In Five Days

From the NY Daily News office in Police HQ...

Faux --- "When you can't twist the facts just make shit up."

Looks like an OWS Action Team in PDX has invaded a bank,

The angry tent calls for a National Day of Action...

Why do so many people think it’s OK to lie about Santa Claus?


This is a story about Cleveland, Ohio....

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

PA Gov. Corbett Funded Sandusky Pet Project, Hid His Abuse

March from Union Square to Foley Square in NYC blocked by barricades

CA Supreme Court rules Prop 8 proponents do have standing to appeal

Boehner's crying might be a medical condition. Please stop joking about it.


Wells Fargo Eviction Defense *update*

So, are the Republicans down to Ron Paul now?

#OccupyLosAngeles live at US Bank (cops are there but peaceful so far)

Occupy Houston at 4:00 p.m. today

Thursday TOON Roundup- OWS, Courts and the rest

Woman dragged by hair at OWS, The video was uploaded on CNN’s iReport.

Occupy demonstrators march in downtown Los Angeles - pics

American imperialism - expanding ever onward!


Ladies and Gentlemen, We've reached DEFCON 4, at LEAST!

Zimbabwe's Child Exodus

Zimbabwe's Child Exodus

Occupy UCLA

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

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

I'll Be Heading to Zuccotti Park to Join the Fight Shortly

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

Boehner: War drawdown savings can't go to jobs


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

Just got back from my first Occupy protest

California Supreme Court Sets Proposition 8 Appeal in Motion

Gay marriage takes another toll on a straight marriage: Demi Moore to divorce Ashton Kutcher

oh noes -- PDX occupiers of Wells Fargo dressed "like real people" to get in

#OccupyPortland: Steel Bridge arrests, bank actions

PICTURES from the Occupy Bank of America!

Attn: Keith Olbermann or someone from his staff or CURRENT TV.

To OWS: Its time to do it the San Francisco way and hit them where it

(Graphic) Video of the bleeding protester, #OccupyWallStreet

The Plot Thickens..........

Demi Moore: Im DIVORCING Ashton Kutcher for his cheating

Fox Nation: ‘God Bless Income Disparity’

Pilot gets stuck in bathroom, sparks terror scare

Hey NYPD - do the right thing

Obama seeks greater US role, clout in East Asia

Obama seeks greater US role, clout in East Asia

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

Most DUers are smarter than Cain, Perry, Bachmann..

Newt's serial hypocrisy

They are blocking the streets !!! Students join the protest

A lovely illustration by Anthony Freda

Blocking traffic - bad tactic. News viewers think "Why they harm average Joe? I wouldnt want them

LA protesters march in financial district

What censure? Charles Rangel’s back

Maybe for OWS, the time has come for shifts in the fight to hold

I'll bet there are hundreds or thousands of Judge Dutchcots across the country

Yummy Scott Tenorman Tears @ F.R. over Newt: "It looks more and more like we are stuck with Romney"

Daily caller reporters helped by OWS protesters

Occupy San Diego occupying federal property.

College Republican Sends 'Positive' Message: 'Don't Shoot Obama'

It seems the cops are creating the traffic problems, just let the marchers march.

Berlin Start-Up Aims to Revolutionize Clothes Shopping

Another disabled person is murdered by neglect

Anne Hathaway shows support for Occupy Wall Street.

Any chance of celebrities doing fundraisers for Occupy(at least for legal defense)?

Finally, people are starting to question Gov Tom Corbett's involvement in the PSU scandal

Occupy Cleveland Saves Woman’s Home From Imminent Foreclosure

Sam Seder doing special 12-hour Majority Report live (w/ Maron, Garofalo, Taibbi, Markos +more) now!

Eagle Forum Derides Penn State "Witch-Hunt"

Car insurance, was researching Ohio's laws today and found this mildly interesting:

Wisconsin: State loses 9,300 private-sector jobs in October

Daniel Ellsberg On OWS: "I wouldn’t have thought it could happen.”

Super Committee close to recommending social security cuts. Let's fight it. See below:

Guy Fawkes at OWS

Guy Fawkes at OWS

The Great Dying: first it warmed, then it burned

The Limits of Free Speech - Citizens United vs Occupy Wall St.

NYPD Surrounding Liberty Plaza - No one is allowed in or out - Barricaded 1:40 pm est

#OccupyLosAngeles: No Leaders, No Scapegoats

Speaker Boehner says GOP won’t allow savings from war drawdowns to go to jobs program

Sharpton has great video - right now

USTREAM of Foley Park...It's PACKED!!!

USTREAM of Foley Park...It's PACKED!!!

Suggestion: get the locked-out NBA players to do exhibition game fundraisers for Occupy

Five questions about GOP's plan to privatize Medicare

Anyone out there know how dangerous it is to work on an oil rig?

I wonder if the Tea Party showed up to support OWS would the situation change

Woman Gets Jail For Food-Stamp Fraud; Wall Street Fraudsters Get Bailouts

Martin Luther King III: Alabama’s Immigration Law Is Like ‘Jim Crow’

Reverend Al: "Cheer up, Boehner! It's your BIRTHDAY, and I have some special gifts for you!"

This is just sad.............on all levels

Help the Occupiers! inspiring article and how tos inside

Help the Occupiers! inspiring article and how tos inside

A sincere question about police activity in NY and elsewhere

Federal Gov't Agencies May Be Coordinating Police State Tactics To Crackdown On OWS movement

Ron Reagan: GOP's biggest concern is ObamaCare! It's creeping Socialism! Romney's plan is THE SAME!

PHOTO: Japanese activists show solidarity with Occupy Wall Street

Crowley just opened her show with "a few hundred people" in

Bloomberg Announces Recall of All Lamp Posts in Manhattan

Rick Perry is just another full of shit asshole looking for a place to happen.

Lmao. Wikileaks Truck tweeting pic from jail.

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

Los Angeles OWS today - Tents put up in the middle of one of the biggest streets - pics

Mario Savio "The Machine Speech" at Berkeley, December 2, 1964, very famous speech

Economic Emergency for the 99%

Bill O'Reilly 'Killing Lincoln' Errors: Book Contains Plethora Of Factual Inaccuracies

Cool tweet from Rep. Chris Murphy (D-CT)

Why does every right leaning "pundit" parrot the same talking points

Why does every right leaning "pundit" parrot the same talking points

Maybe this will be easier. What tactics if any by OWS do you

For you young'ns saying Obama can't get involved with the OWS movement

OWS bashed and undersold by our "Liberal Media"

Just a reminder that Newton Gingrich has more dirty laundry than Cain

OWS is dropping in the polls! It's costing taxpayer money! Roll with it! We're White-Hat Trolls.

Perry: 'Obama grew up in a privileged way... he has never really had to work for anything' Read mor

Perry: 'Obama grew up in a privileged way... he has never really had to work for anything' Read mor

Report: 1 in 5 of US adults on behavioral meds

news story said only about 1000 people showed up in NYC. How many?

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

OWS is doing a good job of making people aware that there

Warsaw protester launches drone to spy on police

Update please on NYC OWS protester Romania. Is he alive??

Update please on NYC OWS protester Romania. Is he alive??

Cain proves once again that he is Sarah Palin with a penis.

Expert calls Occupy demos most important in generations; urges they be left alone

*** Official EVENING EDITION #Occupy #N17 thread ***

*** Official EVENING EDITION #Occupy #N17 thread ***

The Social Graph Is Neither [why social networks are inherently antisocial]

In her own words...Dorli Rainey...

Does mayor Bloomberg (smallballs) think he can arrest everyone involved in OWS?

So are you going to vote for Obama, or some Republican, or stay home?

Welcome to PHASE 2 of Occupy Wall Street, now here is a message

Are OWS tactics such as blocking rush hour traffic & subway traffic effective strategy...

These are my legal OWS ideas. Please add yours

Gingrich: ‘No such thing as 99%’

A conversation with a right winger about laziness and the OWS (I don't know if they're evil or dumb)

Microsoft's table-sized tablet Surfaces for pre-order

We are the change we want to see! This is what Democracy looks like!

Colorado store sparks outrage by selling crotchless thong panties for children

Smuckers peanut butter recall

The aerial shots being showed don't match what I'm seeing

USA TODAY/Gallup poll: Penn State football too powerful

For those that support measures against the OWS movement and its goals

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

Frances Goldin, 87, links arms with other protesters from Occupy Wall Street - pics

New Yorkers: would you sign a petition to RECALL MAYOR BLOOMBERG?

Sexual abuse in a small town

How many people opposes to Sasha Grey's volunteering would go to Compton to read books?

*** OFFICIAL #N17 Observation Thread! ***

'Scared' puppies dumped at recycling center - Australian shepherd mix puppies

Sandusky accuser’s mom says boy’s school principal refused to call police.

Time to call the critters in DC

A Message for OWS: "Let us count as success that which is not consumed;

Dennis Miller is off the Cain Train, looking for new GOP clown car

Toronto school bans hard balls

Pelosi Mocks Perry!

This is why we can never stop:

Ever see "The Road" with Viggo Mortensen?

Why I support the OWS effort.

OWS Message and Tactics

A picture that says everything that needs to be said about Herman Cain... ;)

A picture that says everything that needs to be said about Herman Cain... ;)

Front page in a red town

Will the 99% VOTE next November for the CONS who call them FILTH on FIXEDnewsCORP or for

Will the 99% VOTE next November for the CONS who call them FILTH on FIXEDnewsCORP or for

Will the 99% VOTE next November for the CONS who call them FILTH on FIXEDnewsCORP or for

A lazy lie

A lazy lie

This is it for Obama. This is his crossroad point. It won't last long.

IRA supporter chides Occupy for “violence”

Arrest One Of Us, Two More Appear - You Can't Arrest An Idea - OWS pic

Arrest One Of Us, Two More Appear - You Can't Arrest An Idea - OWS pic

Arrest One Of Us, Two More Appear - You Can't Arrest An Idea - OWS pic

Man charged with attempted assassination of Obama

Our Fuck-You System of Government

PHOTOS - 1000s Of OWS Protesters Gather To Literally Occupy Wall Street This Morning MARCH STARTING

Cops. A few thoughts from someone who used to be one.

Do any "older" DUers remember- 1960's CBS(?) Nationwide Civics Test?

PSA to those steaming the DALLAS EVICTION...

Teacher accused of operating porn sites on school-issued computer

Question about the Renaissance in England and France

The Enemies Within: The 20 Most Dangerous Conservatives And Their Organizations

LOVE this GA judge - stands up for homeowner against bank, and rips the bank a new one.

LOVE this GA judge - stands up for homeowner against bank, and rips the bank a new one.

Paul Krugman: Subsiding Inflation

Paul Krugman: Subsiding Inflation

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

Elderly woman blasted with pepper spray: How the photo happened

Any word on how ThomWV is doing post surgery?

The hearse horse snickers now for doctors too

Someone explain how the employment numbers mean anything?

The American Revolution Redux

How old do you plan or want to live to?



An Animal Control Officer Rants, Quits On Craigslist

I need some help re: religious materials at my daughter's middle school

Audit Of The Fed Reveals $16 Trillion In Secret Bailouts

Former Police Captain and Current OWS Protester Ray Lewis Arrested

The Teabaggers have already succeeded. Their influence has been much greater than their numbers.

Get off your ass, get an education, get a job, and become the 1%

Sasha Grey, Porn Star, Reads To Elementary School, Parents Outraged

Nancy Pelosi opposes internet censorship bill.

Why don't people occupy the Republican headquarters?

Willie Nelson: It’s time for the rich to pay up

Sen. Gillibrand Introduces Bill Allowing SEC To Prosecute Members Of Congress

HEADING TO BROOKLYN BRIDGE NOW - 10-20,000 protesters.

Japan’s Nuclear Radiation and the Pentagon’s Free Medical Clinics in Kauai: Connection?

Organizer: 50,000 Signatures Collected To Recall Walker

Graphic image from OWS

I think I just channeled Marshall McLuhan.

a few dozen pigs trying to hold back 3-5000 protesters.

Thousands marching down 5th Avenue chanting.

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

Difficult to pull myself away from the livestream. I'm 61, dont remember anything like this

PIC: Government officials signing OWS protest permit.

I can't stand what Obama does (traded in a clunker, got an energy saving appliance, etc.)

What Are You Doing Today ??

Perhaps the National gaurd should be called to protect the people from the riot police.

WISCONSIN DUer's only: Are you currently involved in the Recall effort?

The Waffle House Senior Citizen Gun Nut Terrorist Plot

NBC reports, airspace over NYC is being closed.

Cops = Pigs ??

'People of the US, standing up to Empire'.. I cannot 'communicate the enormity of what this means.'


Sorry About this thread--I read the post from Thom WV wrong

Welcome to PHASE 2 of Occupy Wall Street, now here is a message

Holy fucking Tiny Infant Jesus, are the people in my office clueless or what?

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

TOON: GOP Magnifying Glass

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

Girls Trapped Under Elevator at School: ‘I Was Like, We’re Going to Die’

Romneycare adviser: Obamacare is 'the same f–king bill'

Reporters For Right-Wing Publication Daily Caller Beaten By NYPD, Helped By Protesters

Silent Thread for OWS...and Paul Robeson's "Joe Hill...Protest in the Streets"

Following the discussion tonight about criticism of OWS' tactics, I offer my views.

The Rude Pundit: This Is Not Your Fucking Movement; This Is Our Fucking Movement

What happened in Zuccotti Park today was classic psyops

There is NO conspiracy to uncover regarding the mayors that partook in their common conference call

President Obama speaking LIVE (CNN) now in Australia - live stream link below

NYPD Press Repression at Occupy Wall Street Eviction

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

There is no federal involvement....

You Know Those $1.8 Billion Dollar DDG-51 Destroyers We're Building?

Former Philadelphia Police Captain Ray Lewis, In Cuffs

Sexual economics: sex as female resource for social exchange in heterosexual interactions

I am an Obama supporter and I am pro-OWS

Reporters For Right-Wing Publication Daily Caller Beaten By NYPD, Helped By Protesters

Blue Dogs break with Dems on balanced-budget amendment

CNN streaming: Man who shot at White House to be charged with assassination attempt.

I think it's now safe to say that...

I think it's now safe to say that...

Man's face bloodied badly after being tackled by the #NYPD in #Zuccotti Park

The Villain Occupy Wall Street Has Been Waiting For

New 'Benetton' ads feature World Leaders kissing.

New 'Benetton' ads feature World Leaders kissing.

This Is What America Looks Like

Endorsing Obama, SEIU says president for 99%

Find Red Riding Hood

Will the Green Bay Packers go undefeated?

I should be the 1%

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)


Nazareth - Holy Roller

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

What Would Serge (Gainsbourg) Do?



Couleur café

Requiem pour un con

The Initials BB

Dibby Dibby Sound

La décadanse


La Horse

No No, Yes Yes

La chanson de Slogan

Dub Rastaquouere

Hamilton Pool

The Dash.

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?

Why I haven't Donated

just hanging out

Coming up for air....

I wonder if anyone on DU could use this for Christmas?

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

Which of these moral failings do you refuse to do?

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

When Nature goes bad!

Is it just me or is that "Baby, come along" song in the

A younger relative just killed himself.

BREAKING! Lounge thread gettin' hijacked like a pack of rabid Dobermans fightin' over a pork chop!

Soviet bus stops


poor skinner

Living in America

R.I.P. Karl Slover, 93 (Wizard of Oz Munchkin who played trumpet when the Mayor arrived)

Is virtue really its own reward?

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

Where Grovelbot is right now - the top banner reads: "The Last DU Fu Drive. Ever"

Wish me luck, RE: Thanksgiving dinner

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

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

Ruminations of Thanksgivings Past

Some few years ago, I went to Walmart on Black Friday.

How do you tighten your eyeglass frames?

Tower Heist

beans ?

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

666 donations! Someone donate, quick!

David him, like him, dislike him?

Did I miss the last DU Fu** Drive ever?

MFM has a crisis of conscience

The Last DU Fun Drive Ever!!!

WTF? They can't even wait two years before making

I am going to defy the DU Admins, moderators and even grovelbot - Don't stand in my way!!

If you've never got into a debate with a right-winger while standing in a checkout line,

Since the lounge is so cat crazy, I thought some of you might enjoy this...

I have this old watercolor painting of the USS Maine and I recently discovered a mystery about it

any hope of image size increase

Help DU! I'm in pre-date phone tag hell!

The other night I was high on bath salts, broke into some family's house, and put up Christmas decor

Time to play another EXCITING round of "Guess the Celebrity."

Woohoo! My Cholesterol is down 15 points!!

Women more likely to suffer from broken heart syndrome.


Swiss can ban naked hiking, court rules

SNL's December 3rd episode will feature Steve Buscemi and The Black Keys...

TOON: Occupy Plymouth Rock

Well, it WAS his final wish...

I hope this is photoshopped

Coworker killed in car crash today

Two new pictures I created.

This lawnmower is cool.

Save the Grovelbot!

"Lonely Boy" by Black Keys. Has the feel of an instant classic.

I learned a new word today, thanks to meegbear in GD. "iDouche"

DUer Amerikat found a job!

Sheen vs. Sheen - who had the best Vietnam movie

Movie Assholes only. Post a pic of a movie Asshole.

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

Man told pain due to hysterectomy

Ford Mustang

Would you rather have WINGS, a TAIL, a SNOUT, HORNS, or UDDERS?

koala family

After MFM's failed Daycare Center, he thought he would open a health clinic instead....

if anybody is looking for fellow DUers to help

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

So um, what happens to the 'Thread that never dies' when we move to DU3

What Post-Apocalyptic world are you best suited for?

TransCanada pushes ahead on Keystone segment

Fearing Libya vacuum, ex-PM urges rapid vote

How would you like to die?

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

Pipeline reversal aims to ease glut, boost gulf access

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

Opposition May Rejoin Political System in Myanmar

Richmond (Calif.) takes step toward divesting from corporations

Solyndra tried to influence Energy Department, e-mails show

(UK) Unions set to back public sector strikes

Leveson inquiry told hacking of Milly Dowler's phone 'despicable'

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

CSU trustees raise tuition as students protest

Leveson inquiry: lawyer claims mother of Hugh Grant's baby was threatened

Cornel West to Take Job in New York (Union Theological Seminary)

Bus union defends driver who deserted riders

U.S. to Review Cases Seeking Deportations

Newt Gingrich, on the rise, says, ‘Hopefully, I’m going to be more disciplined’

Northern Rock sold to Virgin Money

Audit Finds Errors in Calculating Pensions in Bankruptcies

Osborne to miss deficit target as UK economy stalls and unemployment rises

Democrats, Republicans far apart on deficit deal

In debt talks’ new phase, blame game overshadows fiscal blueprint

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

Lawyer: Client ready to testify against Sandusky

Pieces of Obama jobs plan win bipartisan approval

Plea to the West: Syria needs Libya-style intervention

San Francisco police arrest 100 in Bank of America protest

Democrats see minefield in Occupy protests

Police clear Occupy Cal encampment

DOD Says No To State Primary Waiver (NY)

Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Report (11/17/2011)

Syria: Russia says conflict 'is similar to civil war'

New judge assigned in Penn State sex abuse case

Pent-up demand brings customers to car dealerships

Government closes mortgage scams tied to Google

Blair Regrets Passing Freedom of Information Law

Sacramento drops 31 Occupy Sacramento cases

Android Malware Has Surged 472 Percent Since July

GOP report: TSA hasn’t improved aviation security

Somalia, Kenya and Uganda pledge to defeat al-Shabaab rebels

Armed Attacks on Syrian Sites Appear to Rise

Phone hacking: NI asks judge to strike out exemplary damages claims

Cambodia tribunal declares Khmer Rouge 'first lady' unfit to stand trial

Kuwait opposition protesters disrupt parliament

Obama heads to Bali for East Asian summit

Energy Secretary Defends Solyndra Loan

US man charged with Obama assassination attempt

Primary Status: Cain a ‘no-show' for NH Union Leader interview

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

Man Arrested After Video Threat (at OWS)

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

Russia’s military chief warns that heightened risks of conflict near borders may turn nuclear

Ortega-Hernandez charged with trying to assassinate Obama

Sepp Blatter urged to stand down from Fifa for racism views

(Calif.) Supreme Court rules Prop 8 supporters can defend the law

Police: McQueary didn't report abuse to us

Occupy protesters march nationwide; many arrested

GOP tax plan targets itemized deductions ( mortgage interest, charitable donations, health benefits)

USDA: Continuing to serve pizza to schoolchildren won’t save much money

Danish right-wing extremists eye 'race war': police

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Thursday, November 17, 2011

Russia’s military chief warns that heightened risks of conflict near borders may turn nuclear

White House slams ad showing Obama-Chavez "kiss"

Speaker Boehner Says GOP Won't Allow Savings From War Drawdowns To Go To Jobs Program

Americans pessimistic about today and the year ahead according to new (CNN/ORC) poll

SF mayor seeks 'dramatic changes' at Occupy camp

George Wright 'wins US extradition case in Portugal'

Syria defiant in face of Arab League warnings over crackdown

China confirms fiery protest in Tiananmen

Pakistan US ambassador offers to resign over 'memogate'

Arrests as Occupy Wall Street Protesters Move on New York Stock Exchange

Rice containing radioactive caesium found in Japan

MacKay says no plans for Syria intervention (Canada)

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

WH suspect charged with assassination attempt


Filipinos Pelt Hillary Clinton’s Convoy with Eggs

Chinese man in Tiananmen Square self-immolation protest

Turkey urged to take military action on Syria

ACLU sues over pot license plate

Jupiter’s moon Europa: Lake theory boosts hopes for life

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

Raw milk recalled after children take ill

Occupy Wall Street protesters should 'buy bar of soap and head home,' Rep. Michael Grimm says

"Never get out of the boat."