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Archives: November 22, 2011

Afghanistan: What the Anthropologists Say

For the love of humankind please clean up the GLBT forum!

For Dems, courts mightier than pen

Patriotic Millionaires SCHOOL Norquist- "Move to Somalia!"

Heads up: Michele Bachmann is gonna be on with Jimmy Fallon tonight. ... Good grief!

US firm's teargas used against Tahrir Square protesters

David Brooks on Charlie Rose talking about "super committee" failure...

Porkchop Sandwiches (NSFW)

UC Davis English Dept. faculty calls for Katehi resignation, UCPD to be disbanded

21.6% of US children living in poverty in 2010 (up by 1 million)

Facebook poll says:

Hugh Grant is currently on CSPAN2 testifying regarding the Murdoch phone hacking.

Letter From UCR's Chanceller to Students About UCD's Pepper Spraying

15 arrested at Baruch College in clash with cops during tuition hike protest

Video: OWS Takes Grievances To Mayor's Home

FDA Continues to Caution Dog Owners About Chicken Jerky

Kyle Bass Thinks The Idea Of A 'Solution' To Eurozone Problems Is Ridiculous

On Morning Joe minus Joe...

Couple In the Next Room Bound to Win a Prize

Oscar the Blind Kitten vs THE HAIR DRYER-Epic Battle! (for an AM grin)

Alternet: 5 Ways that Financial Elites are Destroying Democracy

Proposal to tax Jack Daniel whiskey derailed

Shannyn Moore: I'm betting you'd be arrested if you sprayed

Should Newt use the popcorn song as his theme song?

I don't see anything in LBN about the killing of 6 CIA assets in Lebanon/Iran

#Occupy Calgary under attack now

Obama Campaign Blasts Romney's First TV Ad As 'Deceitful'

So b/c the Super Committee couldn't agree, no extension of unemployment benefits.

A message to OWS from Thomas Pain. The Winter Soldier. Still Relevent

Alexis de Tocqueville and the thoughts for the day

Messaging on the subject of health care reforms matters

George Orwell tells us that what power cannot stand above all is to be mocked, laughed at..

Wanted: Pepper Spray Cop

Amazon Tops In Pre-Holiday Pricing Study

Just to put this whole UC/Berkeley/Davis thing into proper perspective

On November 22nd . . . Reflections About John Kennedy

USPS Rescue Bills Won’t Work: Postmaster Gen.

Marchers With ‘Occupy the Highway’ To Reach DC After 240-Mile Trek From NYC

Assange is in trouble while the CIA's own sloppy methods have doomed their own

Flexible Spending Accounts increase unnecessary health care expenditures

Lauryn Hill with words of warning:

Five Ways that Financial Elites are Destroying Democracy

Since gays are being disenfranchised in America, should we have to pay full taxes to this country?

The 5 Most Toxic Energy Companies and How They Control Our Politics

Where are the prosecutors, Massachusetts? Where are the reporters? Where are the courts?

Could someone explain to me how the "Journal" feature works?

Talk About Brass Balls--Former AIG CEO Suing Treasury and Fed Over AIG Bailout

Supercommittee members trade blame for impending failure

The GOP race as Singles Night at the local dive. . . hysterical

Wallstreeters taking it in the shorts this a.m.

Want to get really pissed?

Lifting his head from his sick bed to call in, Morning Schmoe proves once again

"Homeland Security"

Move Beyond Protest? - Toon

Tuesday's 2012 Republican candidates TOONS

Newt:"I worked too hard and things happened in my life that were not appropriate."

why isn't jon corzine in jail?

Need a laugh break? Like Angry Birds? ...

In Pictures: Tahrir Square protests continue

"Fire the janitors" what's more class warfare than that?

Wall Street Unoccupied With 200,000 Job Cuts

If you hire students as janitors

More informed by not watching Fox?

Youth Should Be In Revolt

Will it be Rick Santorum's Turn Next?

Tuesday's OWS toons

A Plea to College Presidents: Exercise Your Moral Leadership

Hugh Grant says if he called the police to report a crime the media showed up before the cops

a new tax proposal

Vindicated Seismologist Says Japan Still Underestimates Threat to Reactors

Romney Tries To Weasel Out Of His Plan To Privatize (Voucherize) Veterans Health Care

NASA's New Mars Rover video of project mission, landing, etc.

Cartoonists weigh in on the 'Supercommittee"

NutMeg Whitman announces a 91% fall in HP's net income


arrested at occupy austin?? lose your civil rights

What? She needs someone to splain it to her? Brainless fuckwad!

What? She needs someone to splain it to her? Brainless fuckwad!

Send this to wingnuts

Insight: Farm belt rage over MF Global could chill markets

Bank fraud prosecutions and lack thereof. I found these two charts quite

Grist: Wyeth My Face Burning!?

Parents of Adolf Hitler Campbell lose custody of newborn son Hons

Fortunately the reactor was smarter than the people. But that might not always be the case

Toon: Cain Asks for Security

Petition: Condemn the Use of Tear Gas and Pepper Spray

Marchers With ‘Occupy the Highway’ To Reach DC After 240-Mile Trek From NYC

Marchers With ‘Occupy the Highway’ To Reach DC After 240-Mile Trek From NYC

Breaking: Occupy Oakland: Taking on Chase the Old Fashioned Way.

Enormous crowd in Egypt - live

No Senate Super-Committee Deal is the Best Outcome for the American people

Dammit' He did it again

Twenty-Five Arrested At Baruch College Protest

Right-wing central Florida does it again: DU this poll.

Ongoing Medicare scams -- or the never ending screwing of the elderly

Got a "cast iron stomach"? Are you tough enough to take anything?

Poll: 6 in 10 indifferent about Occupy movement

El-Erian: U.S. Economic Conditions ‘Terrifying’

We Went Nuts at Occupy London's Bank of Ideas

Said on the TeeVee

Biomechanical energy harvesting

How the big lies of "big government" as the source of our problems wins.

Waianae high school in Hawaii was using student room cleaners til this year

Reinstate Glass-Steaggal

JFK's American University Speech

the pepper spray video I'm waiting for is when a cop reaches out his hand...

I don't really believe in God and yet I started going to church

Obama's "score" on working with congress? 38%....but

Wall Street Unoccupied With 200,000 Job Cuts

Wall Street Unoccupied With 200,000 Job Cuts

How OWS Woke Up Our Civil Society

Greenwald - Chancellor Katehi’s impressive learning skills

Pentagon’s War on Drugs Goes Mercenary

The top tax rate should be....

The top tax rate should be....

Is Luke Russert already a lost cause?

Is Luke Russert already a lost cause?

Anyone know anything re the production of Diluth "Ballroom" jeans? Are they made in Cheena?

Thank you

Cities With Budget Woes Sell Out to Highest Bidder

Thompson will officially announce on Dec. 1

How do we take OUR PUBLIC AIRWAVES back from the corporate liars?

JFK vs. Poppy, or: 'The New Frontier' meets 'More Will Than Wallet'


BWHAHAHA: Sarah Palin Got SCOLDED By ROGER AILES for NOT Announcing Her Non-Candidacy on Fox News

I can't help but wonder what it really means to be a Capitalist Country

The plutocrats are succeeding at changing the narrative and I don't know what to do about it.


How OWS woke up our civil society

Obama on live on MSNBC. nt

Privatization Nightmare: 5 Public Services That Should Never Be Handed Over to Greedy Corporations

Why does religion keep telling us we're bad?

Black Friday used to be a term only used inside the Retail Industry

After Saying Housing Market Should ‘Hit The Bottom,’ Romney Ad Blames President For Foreclosures

Survey Result: "Watching Fox News makes you dumber than watching no news at all."

Next congressional battle: Payroll taxes

People sleeping outside to get free turkey

NutMeg Whitman announces a 91% fall in HP's net income

All the casual pepper spraying you could want

Occupy Wall Street and the Importance of Creative Protest

Fresh round of hacked climate science emails leaked online

one more...

U.S. condemns "deplorable" violence in Egypt

The Occupy Tents were Great, but It’s Time for Something New

Fight To Stop ‘Automatic’ Defense Cuts Starts In 5… 4…

Best pepper spray cop photoshop yet?

Americans are being lied to about the deficit

"Signature Collection Fraud" fake

Another Republican Debate

Bush Aides Won't Face Grand Jury Investigation

The Rude Pundit: The Super-Duper Committee Fails to Fuck Up the Economy Even Worse

Report Slams Government for Botched Corruption Trials

How about this idea? Every time a US company ships a job out of the country...

President Obama Gets Why Working People Are Occupying Wall Street

Oh, it's the "no" we heard before.

11/25/11. Some call it "Black Friday"... I call it "Buy Nothing Day".

A Step Closer to Justice for Libya’s Mass Rape Victims

JoePa fought school over player discipline

Toronto Star: Occupy moves us into a new era

"...I never thought I'd say this -- I'm beginning to miss Sarah Palin's insights."

Activists plan to disrupt the American Legislative Exchange Council summit

Activists plan to disrupt the American Legislative Exchange Council summit

AstraZeneca Sues Animal Rights 'Terrorists'

Your Tax Dollars Help Cargill Export Factory Meat - Mother Jones

OWS hasn't figured out that money is speech now.

Grayson on the Republican Candidates

French RIGHT wing divided over gay marriage

Missing Ohio man could be 3rd Craigslist victim

This will pump you up !

Why ARE there so many British pundits commenting on US politics on M$NBC?

Insane In The Cain Membrane: "As a descendent of slaves, I can lead the Republican party to victory"

The Muslim Brotherhood takes Twitter

"I told you not to look behind the curtain! Now, I've got you and your little dog too!"

Dog-Lovers Lambast Internet Puppy Pusher

An interesting app for your smartphone

US pushing UN to lift ban on cluster bombs, say campaigners

What song did The Roots play during Michelle Bachmann's entrance on the Jimmy Fallon Show?

Bank Of America Pledges To Sometimes Stop Doing Stuff That Robs Customers Blind (funny)

Does anyone know the origin of this picture?

As Time Ran Out, Super Committee Watched Football, Hung Around in Bars

Court Delays Findings on Deaf Users' Netflix Access

"Self-responsibility and Positivity in Action" AKA Boot strap pulling (Matson Cartoon)

Pics from Dealey Plaza today (pic heavy)

Minnesota has a nuke plant event

Toon: Backfire

Freepers side with Soviets!

Rest In Peace John Fitzgerald Kennedy 11/22/63 - 11/22/11

Unbelievable. SERIOUSLY.

"If wars can be started by lies... Peace can be started by truth..." Julian Assange

$10K Reward Fund announced to combat illegal destruction of Walker recall petitions

College majors with bleak outlook to be phased out

PENPIX-Ministers in new Libyan government

Wow! Someone gave me a star! Thanks so much whoever you are.

East Central Wisconsin's favorite new button

Nancy Pelosi stands by Occupy Wall Street in fundraising e-mail from DCCC

Nancy Pelosi stands by Occupy Wall Street in fundraising e-mail from DCCC

"As your congressman, on the House floor, I will do anything short of shooting them."

Grammy-Winning 'Sesame Street' Composer Accused of Cuffing 4-Year-Old, Taking Sex Pics

Fun with pepper spray

Republicans treat voters like children.

State your case why we need more spending cuts on the domestic side right now.

The biggest pepper spray meme site of all, pepperspray everything

Toon: Public Opinion

Please catch David Goodfriend's rant on Ratigan

Bionic contact lens 'to project emails before eyes' (BBC)

Why Are We Eating Bluefin Tuna to Extinction?

Who's watching Tahrir Square on GEM$NBComcast?

Egypt military pledges faster power transfer

What if King George III had a Police Force and Pepper Spray in 1776...

I'm going to see Michael Moore, tonight

'Job Creator' Herman Cain and Board Laid Off 4,000 Workers at Whirlpool

Mr. Fish Toon- Intervention

Mr. Fish Toon- Intervention

If the students would have tried to block the pepper spray and deflected it back on the officer.....

What stations are carrying the GOP debate tonight?

He served less than a thousand days.. a lifetime ago..and yet ( How I choose to remember him)

A question about the UCD cops in the pepper-spray video: what's with the paintball guns??

Young Obama - real nice

Union Donations to Republicans Double What They Were in 2010 Elections

Why is OWS so hard to wrap head around?

Has anyone else seen "I Melt With You"?

The guy freepers hate more than an outbreak of anal cysts announces a "potential running mate."

Can you all watch this and tell me what you think? Video by 14 year old needs comments!

Matt Taibbi has a suggestion about the next group the UC-Davis police should take on:

‘It’s a Food Product, Essentially’: Fox News Starts Spinning Pepper Spray Cops

‘It’s a Food Product, Essentially’: Fox News Starts Spinning Pepper Spray Cops

TSA Flood Water Sensors Are Not Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs)

Bronx Cheer For J. Lo's Phony Fiat Commercial

Ah yes, as OWS continue to grow

Damning video of Nov. 17 Seattle #Occupiers being pepper-sprayed while on the sidewalk

The American Dream vs The American Scheme discussion

Fox News host Megyn Kelly calls pepper spray ‘a food product’

Indiana man gets 315 years in child porn case

"Game on," the Romney campaign says as they release their first deceitful and dishonest attack ad

The Pundit Primal Scream

(Canada) Calgary MP appears to fall asleep in Commons question period

Didn’t Get That New Job? You Need a Better Facebook Score

Renault to launch 2,500-euro car: report

Malls track shoppers' cell phones on Black Friday

How Painful Is Pepper Spray?

Fox News Viewers Know Less Than People Who Don't Watch Any News: Study

Did you miss this DUers -

Corporations are not People!

November 23,1963

The November 2011 Scientific American is worth finding and reading

Student Dialogue and Town Hall with UC Davis Chancellor Katehi

Democrats and lurking Republicans, do you know what our Political Parties really are?

Reuters: Former Obama fundraiser Rezko gets 10-year sentence

ROMNEY is anti-American! Trashes America! Must See!

Gingrich Won't Be On Missouri's Ballot

Gingrich Won't Be On Missouri's Ballot

Report: 2 new cases of child abuse alleged against Sandusky

Occupy LA offered office space & farm land for $1 year in exchange for getting off city lawn

Mice droppings! Flies! Hair! Brooklyn Pizzeria Closed After Health Violations

Customer Reviews-Defense Technology 56895 MK-9 Stream, 1.3% Red Band/1.3% Blue Band Pepper Spray

More pepper spray art for your viewing pleasure:

God cannot be sued - UK

Judge bans Jerry Sandusky, attorney from using a victim's name publicly

Professor tells politician: “I pay your salary” exchange worth watching

U.S. OKs $150M for Chicago-Detroit high-speed rail

Just out..the NEWEST Shepard Fairey Poster!

Care packages for IED dogs headed to Afghanistan

World's most expensive mince pie

So *they* have allowed tents at Rockefeller Plaza for Justin Bieber on Today Show...

Yeh! There was an Occupy answer on Jeopardy

good to hear NPR give the Republican decision on the debt

On DU3, will we be enlightened and live in peace?

I have personally experienced/seen 4 Occupation groups/encampments

Ohio bans anti-Michigan license plates

I can't believe this, I'm actually watching a GOP debate...

A somewhat different take on Lt. Pike...

The men are wearing exactly the same suit! Not figurative!

Waterboarding is a hydration method, essentially.

HILARITY will ensue HERE re: GOP debate.

Ohio legislation would create Blue Alerts on suspects who kill, injure police

Ohio legislation would create Blue Alerts on suspects who kill, injure police

Abandoned McMansions make pretty cool dorms in Merced

Damn shame "Some fear megachurch bubble may soon burst"

West strikes dangerous balance in dealings with Egypt's military

November 22, 1963

Barack Obama 1991 TBS Black History Minute

Looks like Dorli Rainey is going to be OK

Former marijuana activist sentenced "It's time for someone else to pick up the fight,"

Protection against gas and sprays as worn by police

DNC: Mitt Romney Is A Serial Liar

And she does it again: Bachman: Obama has handed CIA interrogations over to the ACLU.

On DU3 can we have a whole forum

No matter how bad it gets, the 1% want it all

DNC Debate Headquarters Page

Sen. Schumer pushes bill to make gridiron safer for kids

CNN poll:

Great...Cain would help and support Israel to attack Iran

Great...Cain would help and support Israel to attack Iran

Always having gotten a Boner before with his pepper spray, Lt John "The Pig" Pike...

Q: Would you compromise with Dems to avoid gridlock? Perry: Panetta should resign in protest

Chris Matthews, JFK and the lone gunman

Measuring Justice Sotomayor’s Liberal Bona Fides

Newt Gingrich Pocketed Millions to Shill for Health Care Industry--But Didn't Register as a Lobbyist

Second guessing the president's policies in a time of war, when we have troops in the field.

Jobs Act Tax Calculator (how much your taxes w/go up)

Local Tea Party Group who had planned to present a

Drones and the Democratization of Destruction

Occupy Wall St - The Revolution Is Love

Is there an Official debate thread or

Cowardly pig:

N.W.A. - who knew?

(facepalm) Forbes: How to Profit From Gingrich Call For Social Security Opt Out

If you get warned and don't move, screw you. You deserve to be pepper sprayed (Tweet)

What do you think the baggers are doing right now as some yuck it up about Obama being mic checked?

JFK: "The problems of the world cannot possibly be solved by skeptics or cynics..."

Right wing power is waining in this country....

Did the clowns get all the questions from the flunkies at American Enterprise Institute before hand?

How do you ask a colleague to stop being rude?

TX State Representative (R) gets probation for stealing from State

Egyptian military using CR gas?

Military images (Facebook) to counter "Occupy" - and my response

Follow "UC Davis Lt. Pike on his Incredible "Bug Spray Adventures!"

LOL Bachmann just said what?

Should Democrats Agree To "Entitlement" Cuts If Republicans Agree To Tax Increases On The Rich?

‘Occupy The Highway’ Marchers Complete 2-week, 240-mile Trek From New York To DC - WaPo

The Road to Democracy is a Long One

Cairo is a scary mess with US-made CS gas everywhere from their crappy military

Eric Holder, Do Americans Have Constitutional Rights Or Not? - FDL

wow. you have to see this - synchronized flying birds.

If every Democratic president disappoints, maybe there’s something wrong with our expectations"

I remember when liberal or progressive meant you weren't for

Google image search "Lt. Pike" and DIE LAUGHING

newt looks pre-embalmed tonight....


This train wreck/comedy show is brought to you by! The Heritage Foundation and the AEI!

Praise for OWS

Who are the 1 Percent? Rupert Murdoch

Wyden. Naming names. Put yours on his anti-censorship filibuster list.

Wyden. Naming names. Put yours on his anti-censorship filibuster list.

Officious Repuke CNN Debate Thread...

Here are a couple ways to cut the budget

Marijuana derangement syndrome at the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

Syrian regime condemned by UN resolution

Republican National Security Debate

Is George Gallup dead?

Rep. Giffords back in Tucson for Thanksgiving weekend

OWS Already Has A Face.

Well-dressed man smashes car windows at Mazda dealership [Video]

Here is another thing about OWS.

MK-9 Stream, 1.3% Red Band/1.3% Blue Band Pepper Spray...

who are the top 1%?- Rush Limbaugh

Infiltration video- Undercover Cop Assaults Journalist (wearechange) @ Occupy Wall Street

Who are the top 1%?- Koch Brothers

Scott Walker begins implementing ObamaCare in Wisconsin!

Another Teabagger Republican trying to hide from the public: Jaime Herrera Beutler.

We Stand By The Occupy Movement (LTTE To The UKGuardian)

My uncle worked as a school janitor. NO CHILD could do his job, not even in Japan.

My uncle worked as a school janitor. NO CHILD could do his job, not even in Japan.

*Wes Clark and Lawrence Wilkerson on Lawrence show now.

The Photoshop Effect

Time for Obama to Act to End Police-State Violence Against the Occupiers

Mandatory Tuesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Brad Friedman subs for Mike

Dr Fatima Hamroush is to be Libya's new health minister

Oh this is funny

Stop for a moment and imagine what the headlines here would have been like

2012 will be an interesting election year

For Women in Libya, a Long Road to Rights

Agree or disagree: Democrats are more likely than average to be geeks.

On Letterman they just had a guy dressed as a cop walk in and 'pepper spray'

Loyal Dog In China Refuses To Leave Owner's Grave, Goes Week Without Food

*Wes Clark will be on Washington Journal at 7:45 a.m. tomorrow, Wed.

Paterno Fought Penn State Official Over Punishment of Players (should open some eyes)

Fox News: "What's the big deal,pepper spray is a food product"?

Radio Broadcast of Kennedy assassination and Oswald's denial of guilt, etc

Funniest GOP debate tweets - first 30 min

Amazon reclaims site of U.S. cult tragedy

Pentagon’s War on Drugs Goes Mercenary

Obama: ‘Best Debate Ever’

"What kind of a peace do I mean, and what kind of a peace do we seek?"

It's like she's one of the sorority girls from ANIMAL HOUSE.

Paterno was literally telling his players that they couldn't cooperate with judicial affairs or

TOON: A Protest Against Capitalism

Reasons to fear drone killings

Ports are a result of humanity and should not be "Occupied".(Edited to show support of the ILWU)

Norquist: Democrats are lying

Why corporations are not now and can never be persons

Pacific Northwet Weather Update: Salmon are swimming on our roads!

The JFK Assassination and the Legacy of Obama Hate

Girl's party was for the dogs

Girl's party was for the dogs

Has anyone seen or read Tom Stoppard’s play/movie Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead...

Vinegar is just acetic acid in water. Vinegar is a food product, right ?

Russ says NASCAR fans think Michelle is "uppity"

Got my Prezdential Catidate for 2012

‘It’s a Food Product, Essentially’: Fox News Starts Spinning Pepper Spray Cops

Pizza is a vegetable and Pepper Spray is a food Product.

Remembering November 22, 1963

The Return of Debtor's Prisons: Collection Agencies Now Want Deadbeats Arrested

Hey Wisconsin, How's That Walker Thingy Workin' For Ya?

Is Leasing a Car a Good Alternative?

OWS Protester Murdered by Police in Seattle

Stick shift derails would-be carjackers in Vallejo

Libya will descend into conflict in weeks, predicts captured Saif

Saddest toon of the season

The best Occupy poster currently going all over Facebook

(HAHAHAHAHAHA) Pakistan bans 1,100 naughty words from text messages

Gov. stops all executions in OR: 'I refuse to be a part of this compromised and inequitable system'

Military Cuts Threaten Defense-Dependent States

Credit card solicitation question

9/11's most controversial photo?

I have bad hard drive (under warranty).

Just 15 minutes 'till the republican comedy show! n/t

Crowd Boos Putin after Mixed Martial Arts Fight

BREAKING!!! Reepub wannabes can pronounce "nuclear" for first time in decades!!!1!!

Historian shouts down congressman at hearing

"Africa is a country on the brink" LOL!.Santorum thinks Africa is one country.

Soviet reaction to JFK murder....November 1963.

CENSORED? Facebook has removed my pepper spray posts from my wall

Santorum support profiling based on religious beliefs and age, the crowd cheers

BPA spikes 1,200 percent after eating canned soup: study

Remember when the Teabag movement was "grassroots populism" ?

NY Mag: Roger Ailes Nearly Iced Sarah Palin Due To Presidential Announcement

Watch 50 teens allegedly stealing from a 7-Eleven

Penn State Victim Was Retaliating Against a Tough Mentor, Lawyer Claims

Sen. Bernie Sanders is awesome!

The internet is in mortal danger (and now, not later):

NYPD ‘Loses’ the Occupy Wall Street Wikileaks Truck

The power of the jock culture begins in high school if not before.

And the winner of tonight's GOP debate is .... drum roll ....

'UC Davis Pepper Spray Cop' Will Answer Your Burning Questions

Remember when -- photo

The 10 Stupidest Objections to Occupy Wall Street (Cartoon)

Where Does Occupy Wall Street Go From Here? ...a proposal from Michael Moore

Ben & Jerry’s launches Republican primary ice cream (satire)

Which response would you characterize as more out of line?

Hotter than a habanero???

Los Angeles officials offer Occupiers a deal to vacate City Hall grounds

Pepper Spraying UCD Officer Previously Honored

Paul is Dead

Before complaining you might want to take a look at what the automatic spending cuts actually are.

The Statue of Spray-ity:

Big-box worship centers no longer appealing to younger generation

The Nutjobs at World Nuts Daily can always be counted on for a laugh

Starbucks’ Crackpot Solution to Jobs Crisis: Donate and Wear a Wristband

Obama Gets Mic Checked By Occupy Wall Street Protesters (VIDEO)

Senator plans first ever Internet-fueled filibuster

Star-Trib to Target Employee Forced to Work on Thanksgiving: "Buck up, Take This Job and Be Grateful

The plutocrats are succeeding at changing the narrative and I don't know what to do about it.

Wisconsin: Know of someone destroying petitions? $10,000 Reward!

Any DU-ers at Occupy Toronto?

"Congress kills request for National Climate Service" (Who? Who killed the request?...)

Do the old labels apply?

Obama Gets A Note From The 99 Percent Movement: ‘We Got Sold Out’

“Low information voters” and the political press

At noon, this day in 63, a friend of mine came up to John Muir JHS (Milwaukee) crying.

Let's challenge Fox "news" to try pepper spray on the air

They Say That Everybody Remembers Where They Were, When They Heard About The Shots In Dallas, So...

48 years ago today, sitting in Fifth Grade, everything changed for me,

Matt Taibbi: UC Davis Pepper-Spray Crystalized In One Image The Weakness In Our Principles Up Top

Went to Court for Brooklyn Bridge OWS Arrest Today: A Shout Out to the National Lawyers Guild

What's The Story On The Lady That Miscarried Her Baby In Washington After Being Poked In The .....

What's The Story On The Lady That Miscarried Her Baby In Washington After Being Poked In The .....

I'm seeing the world 'liberal' used by GOP types this week. Have the GOP woken up that word, after

Rare creature spotted. No, it's not an honest Republican, it's....

Proctor & Gamble honcho writes hilarious "open letter" wingnutery to Obama

Refuse to shop at any store that forces their employees to work overnight shifts this Black Friday

Just saw John Kerry on MTP and he did a good job.

Why are cops put on "administrative leave" when anyone else would be put on trial?

Ye of little faith, I remember when you were certain Obama would adopt Bowles-Simpson

Reviews of pepper spray on Amazon (heh!)

Dog-lovers want Lake County to join the pack, ban daytime tethering

America is just another country with another flag.

Shop on Thanksgiving? No thanks

Shop on Thanksgiving? No thanks

Silent thread in remembrance of President John F. Kennedy

"don't buy into sensational press stories that are presented without real evidence to back them up"

Heard today in a public place "The President doesn't have any power it's all congress"

President Obama should condemn Egyptian military repression

VA Subcommittee to address home-schoolers’ access to public school athletics

Anne McCaffrey Has Died

Gen. Clark gave his interview in front of an Occupy somewhere....

Inconsistencies found in protestor 'miscarriage'

Jimmy Fallon apologizes to Bachmann

PHOTOSHOPPERS: I've got the blank pepper-spray cop ready for photoshop.

You Can Buy The Tear Gas Used On UC Davis Students On

Jaguar sighted southeast of Tucson by hunter over weekend

All of the talk of President Obama cutting SS, wanting to cut SS

Now They've Gone And Done It... They've Pissed Off The NY Press !!!

People’s Mic Poetry: Reflections on Occupy Los Angeles, Nov. 18-20

So if the wealthy really do not want to be taxed

"Nothing Can So Alienate A Voter From The Political System As

How political protests work, why the anti-Iraq ones didn't, and why I don't expect OWS to.

How political protests work, why the anti-Iraq ones didn't, and why I don't expect OWS to.

What do you think about Anarcho-Syndicalism?

Just back from the pharmacy.

"The Revolution Would Like to Apologize for Shitting all Over Your Apathy."

Corporate Welfare Gone Wild: GameStop Demands Tax Abatement

Great pepper spray reviews on Amazon


The People's Surveillance State

Where Does Occupy Wall Street Go From Here? ...a proposal from Michael Moore

Five years ago, this plan would have been excoriated by everyone here as a Republican wet dream.

Screening Still a Pain at Airports, Fliers Say

Extent of injuries to children in private jails revealed

Informer’s Role in Terror Case Is Said to Have Deterred F.B.I.

Man can get his pot license plate (after ACLU filed a federal lawsuit)

Gaddafi's youngest son still alive: NTC source

Amnesty says Egypt army continues Mubarak-era abuse

Italians want to cut debt, but without sacrifice

How OWS woke up our civil society

US growth revised down for third quarter

South African Parliament Approves Press Law

US, Russia and UK back Israel at Mideast meeting

Obama Campaign Blasts Romney's First TV Ad As 'Deceitful'

Pakistan Taliban 'declares ceasefire'

Pakistan's US envoy resigns over memo scandal

Strauss-Kahn sues Sarkozy aide and leading French newspaper

Tunisia constituent body holds first session

China Outlines Cuts in Carbon Emissions

Focus: Hope ending workforce training programs

US state department removes India-Pakistan maps (Kashmir dispute)

Obama pardons 5, commutes 1 sentence for convictions including selling drugs, gambling

As Crowds Swell In Cairo, Military In Crisis Talks

US pushing UN to lift ban on cluster bombs, say campaigners

TSA officer charged with sexual assault

Seif al-Islam Betrayed by His Desert Guide

Pakistan US ambassador Haqqani resigns over 'memogate'

Stocks Cut Losses on New IMF Credit Line Report (U.S to help bailout Europe?)

Panel Rejects Many Obama Prospects for Judgeships

Egyptian protesters refuse generals' offer for transition

Obama responds to Occupy protesters in N.H.

Greyhound Puts Driver On Leave Abandoning Passengers

Neb. has 2 new pipeline laws (routing of crude-oil pipelines like Keystone XL)

Iraqi civilians win inquiry appeal - UK

Briefs: Price of GM's Volt in China to top $75,000

Fresh round of hacked climate science emails leaked online

Dominican authorities probe US bomb plot suspect

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Blumenthal and Colleagues Urge Supreme Court to Broadcast Arguments on Affordable Care Act

Historian shouts down congressman at hearing

Gunman charged after shooting during Occupy Houston rally

'$1 million' left behind in suitcase in cafe

Former President George W. Bush to speak at Plumstead Christian School’s Founders Forum

Bank earnings hit highest level in 4 years, FDIC says

Bidens host wounded troops

Saif al-Islam Gaddafi could be tried in Libya, says ICC prosecutor

Oregon Governor Says He Will Block Executions

Supremes won’t block release of Ref. 71 names

My latest art!

Couple In the Next Room Bound to Win a Prize

Debate Highlights G.O.P.’s Lack of a Unified Security Vision

House Panel Calls Corzine to Testify at MF (Global) Hearing

Fed to Test U.S. Banks Over Europe Crisis

F.C.C. Seeks Review of AT&T Merger With T-Mobile

Khmer Rouge No. 2 says regime acted for Cambodians

Democrats lobby against any broader exceptions to contraceptive coverage

Oscar the Blind Kitten vs THE HAIR DRYER-Epic Battle! (for an AM grin)

Mo. Shop Owner Apologizes To Religious Skeptics

Merck Agrees to Pay $950 Million in Vioxx Case

There's just no getting around it

Debit Card Fees Under Justice Dept. Review

Obama Issues Veto Threat On Bush Tax Cuts

Rush Limbaugh: NASCAR fans booed Michelle Obama for 'uppity-ism'

I'm interested in becoming Andretti. Any tips?

I'm interested in becoming Amoretti. Any tips? nt

Going to the movie at midnight is just dumb!...

Grover Norquist hails victory after supercommittee deal fails

Spilled Tar Causes Problems On Pennsylvania Turnpike

Pregnant Woman Blasted with Pepper Spray by SPD Says She Miscarried

Anyone watch the National Dog Show in Philadelphia on Thanksgiving?

Texas town still suffers effects of heat, drought; water supply down to two weeks

Former President George W. Bush to raise awareness for cervical, breast cancer on Africa trip

Has anyone heard from Tucker (AlienGirl) lately?

Herman Cain: I was relieved when I found out my cancer physician -- Dr. Abdallah -- was a Christian

Old cookbooks could be unreliable. Last night I was looking through some old cookbooks I have.

Bilo (a misnomer) grocery stores in my area have Senior discount day.

Another question: Where the heck is Bertha Venation? Haven't seen her here in ages

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