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Archives: November 26, 2011

Alaska Loses Challenge to Beluga Whale Threat

The 'stand your ground' law's sad Florida legacy

FBI gave ‘citizen sleuths’ special access to D.B. Cooper files to help solve mystery

Virginia’s GOP targets government spending, a key driver of state’s economy

Eight Pakistani troops killed in Nato helicopter shelling

Gary Martin (NJ Board of Education member) files an ethics complaint against himself

And channel nine local nooz

Children pray for 2,148 homeless children in Richland and Lexington Counties

Couples band together to help homeless

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Residents push schools to take grandkids (paid the high prices, families should benefit)

What's next for OWS?

Activist: Egypt's leaders label female protesters 'prostitutes'

Career politicians are the root cause of EVERY problem the US faces today.

We gots the best Black Friday bargain right here:

The Occupy Wall Street Album is Actually Happening-

The Occupy Wall Street Album is Actually Happening-

James Murdoch and BSkyB face shareholder protest vote

One in three americans shopped today

MF Global's Jon Corzine may decide silence is golden

MF Global's Jon Corzine may decide silence is golden

Banks rigging markets to make an extra profit? Well fancy that!

Soldier files suit after being charged $4,000 interest on $3,000 loan

WWE Kitteh Wrestling

Occupy Movement Inspires Rise in US Campus Activism

Jobs, revenue lost in pot dispensary crackdown

10%

Four Ways to End Wall Street’s Free Ride

Four Ways to End Wall Street’s Free Ride

Iraqi police: Bombs kill 15 in and around Baghdad

There's Nobody Coming to the Rescue

Many Tricare users now learning of Sept. data theft

Off-duty police pepper spray NC shoppers

Remember this one? Newt Gingrich - Cry Baby

A History of the Sky for One Year (time lapse at Exporatorium Museum in SF)

There are probably 50,000 others like it, but:

Pakistan stops NATO supplies after raid kills 'up to 25' troops

Have some giggles this morning

If the "trigger" had in included drastic cuts in Congressional salary and benefits

Mic Check!! in Wal Mart -San Diego

Up with Chris Hayes is great but I have a question about ....

Dow, Bhopal and the $1bn push for damages

Dow, Bhopal and the $1bn push for damages

Pentagon’s War on Drugs Goes Mercenary- $3.1 billion

OccupyGeorge.com (I need this stamp)

Villaraigosa announces impending shutdown of Occupy L.A. camp

China rushes thousands of police to restive Xinjiang

Ethar El-Katatney on Chris Hayes' show is brilliant.

In These Times: Is the Federal Government Helping to Bust Unions?

Yahoo news appears to have free ad for Ron Paul

Occupy the Kitchen ... Just in time for the Holidays.

Video: Deployed troops heading home share their 3 words (the best!)

Video: Deployed troops heading home share their 3 words (the best!)

come into my web and visit, said the spider to the fly

Texas's High Taxes on the Poor Belie Rick Perry's Statements that They Need to Pay More

OccupyAustin: some major infighting and problems

OccupyAustin: some major infighting and problems

Thanksgiving broken pipes - plus

Marines to wind down Afghan combat in 2012

The Death of the Fringe Suburb

Holiday in Cambodia

A response to an anti-abortion ad

Anyone watching the launch of "Curiosity" Mars Rover?

top of the morning!

Trigger And Expiration Of Bush Tax Cuts More Progressive Than Either Parties' Proposals

Military Flyovers: Are they still worth it?

Caption Time - This is great material.

Thomas, Kagan asked to sit out health care case

280 Most Profitable U.S. Corporations Shelter Half Their Profits from Taxes

Police unions need to negotiate an AVO system

Pakistan stops Nato supplies after raid kills 28 troops

Hunter charged in NY school bus shooting

Coincidently, 'Idiocracy' is on the Comedy channel now.

'Sesame Street' composer in child porn bust

So when does law enforcement start attacking Tea Party rallies?

Defense and Democracy in America

The bottom line is we have to insist that DC take care of infrastructure

Pike Floyd - Dark Side of The Law

Republican 'logic' captured in a toon

Efforts to clean up Penn State reveal how deep the institutional problems lie

George Michael is reportedly worsening

Is Americans Elect a shill organization and faux third party created by the PTB?

Not Hiring Until Obama Is Gone Is A Symptom Of Broader GOP Ignorance

So it OK to have tents outside stores on Black Friday but not for Occupy

Occupy L.A.: Mayor, LAPD Won't Discuss Tactics For Removal - Plus, OccupyLA's Response...

Are There no Ice Flows?

3 Man Chess-Variant In The Round

cream, sugar or crazy?

Wind Power To Make Up Half Of Danish Energy Use In 2020 - Agence France-Presse/RawStory

(spoof) The True Spirit of Christmas: Pepper Spray!

(spoof) The True Spirit of Christmas: Pepper Spray!

If you don't have money for gifts...

Greek activists take on the power company

Gates Foundation partner forces vaccines on Malawian children at gunpoint, arrests parents

Gates Foundation partner forces vaccines on Malawian children at gunpoint, arrests parents

Is this the new America?

Britain unites with smaller countries to block US bid to legalise cluster bombs

Saint Ronnie NOT LIABLE in Iran-Contra scandal. Poppy Bush? NOT LIABLE. USA! USA! USA!

Republican politicians are just plain petty....

Dog honored for keeping man, girl warm in wrecked car

Update: Woman Suspected In Pepper Spray Melee At Walmart Surrenders

Bikini Stunt for Missing Dog May Have Led to Stalker

Road Fatalities USA 2001-2009

Will the NATO (US) bombing killing 24 Pakistani soldiers be trouble?

self delete...dup thread.

The Latest from Occupy Los Angeles: A Timeline and My Thoughts

Pakistan demands US vacate suspected drone base - AP

Syria despatch: inside the battle for Homs, centre of resistance to Bashar al-Assad The battle for S

Despite pledge, donations flow from Starbucks

Despite pledge, donations flow from Starbucks

“Saadi Gaddafi to establish an Islamic Emirate”

In through the out door: Newt's "immigration policy" is a bad idea proposed and discarded by others

Libya's tribes meet to make peace, end skirmishes

Everytime you post a random act of kindness here, it inspires more!

HSBC reopens representative office in Libya

Are video cameras the new guns? Think about it...

(IL) 4 dead in aircraft crash near Crystal Lake

Boy's dying wish helps others - and his mom

European high court rejects Internet traffic filtering as violation of fundamental rights

UPDATEPakistan stops NATO supplies after raid kills up to 28

Every time I read about Black Friday violence, it makes me imagine...

Kansas School UNCONSTITUTIONALLY Disciplines Student For CRITICIZING Gov. Sam Brownback

You Have Free Speech, So Long as it is Appropriate

Voting for the "lesser evil" is still a vote for corporate control of government ... !!!

Is this the new America?

Wow. Great UP with Chris Hayes this morning.

Tahrir Square stands united after week of bloodshed and betrayal

Bloomberg: Renewable power trumps fossil fuels for FIRST time!!!

The 12 Days of Christmas Sales Event (Jeans etc. Made in the USA)

"Russian TV anchor fired for flipping bird after Obama's name"

Creating A New Civilization

Pakistan: Death toll from NATO attack up to 15

Do we need something like alternative voting?

Religious Lobbying on the Rise

Religious Lobbying on the Rise

Edinburgh City Council Recognises Occupy Edinburgh

I really hope Penn State loses to Wisconsin today.....

Is the EPA really a bad thing? Let's just look back to the 70s

Is the EPA really a bad thing? Let's just look back to the 70s

Independent Voices (Love these)

US Poet Ruth Stone dies aged 96

Thomas Frank: The Job Creators Strike Out

Thomas Frank: The Job Creators Strike Out

A fundamental military problem

Today is "Small Business Saturday"

NZ voters back Key's National as Labour crash

NZ voters back Key's National as Labour crash

Mitt Romney's Ponzi Scheme; and Kathleen Sharp.

Mitt Romney's Ponzi Scheme; and Kathleen Sharp.

Thought control

What was the best political message you heard in the last week?

SUNDAY, 11PM: Mass Mobilization to Defend Occupy LA - Stop the Eviction!

Wish this case could be solved.........Bush Insider Who Planned To Tell All Killed In Plane Crash:

U.S. Airways UAE passengers said they were detained, questioned in Charlotte

Lisa Simpson nailed it about why our society has police...

This Is Why Elizabeth Warren Should Win Any Damn Elected Office She Ever Runs For

FARC rebels execute 4 military hostages: Colombia

Steroid Abuse and Excessive Force by Police

Adolf Hitler lived in Liverpool for 5 months before World War I

Is there any optimism out there?

Utility rates (St. Helens, OR) to nearly double - One reason, conservation by customers

The System isn't Broken

The enigma of Pakistan

Holiday advice: If somebody gives you the George Washington book by Glenn Beck, don't get mad

Tuning out: How brains benefit from meditation

Death of Richard Grossman

9 Reasons Wired Readers Should Wear Tinfoil Hats

In your opinion, which foreign leader will be forcibly removed or will resign next?

Dear Skinner you need to check your e mail ASAP! (it's a secret)

CURSES ! FOILED AGAIN !

CURSES ! FOILED AGAIN !

Soviet Weightlifting Icon Vasily Alexeev Dies

RFK's assassin seeks prison release.

Republicans Subsidize Mansions, Even the GOP Wants to Add Trillions to Our Debt

You think it isn't 1984? malls track shopper's cell phone signals to gather marketing data

“Occupy This Album” -Proceeds will be divided between different Occupy protests and other charities.

OWS NYC holding GA right now - Nov 26 7:45 pm - Link....

This time of year I think about where I have been in my life and where

Store on alert before CA assemblywoman arrested for shoplifting.

Sergent Pepper album cover did include Hitler.. Which Beatle chose who to put on.

Homs, Syria: Inside the City of Fear

Questions about defining a small business or locally owned enterprise.

OMG the National Enquirer says there is a ridiculous book coming out on Obama

Martha Stewart Pepper Sprays Her Turkey (VIDEO)

WAR ON XMAS Part Too, Also: How do we get the "holy" out of "(happy) holiday/s"?!!111

The Wal-Mart pepper spray incidence is symbolic of how sick consumerism has become.

The return of Van Jones (or, as right-wingers like to say: Scary black man is comin' to get you!)

Arizona's controversial Sheriff Arpaio set to endorse Rick Perry

Purity ball video (CREE-PY)

Why Romney Lied

Sunday Talk Shows

Prepare for riots in euro collapse, Foreign Office warns

#Occupy in Brevard, North Carolina

Real life slaying horrifies Shakespeare town

The Alice in Wonderland Drug War: Prohibition is the Cartels' Best Ally

My visit to La Quinta Ca and my (Published) letter to the ed of the Desert Sun

Why does Time Magazine not want Americans to know about

9 Reasons Wired Readers Should Wear Tinfoil Hats

Killing Rampage, Murder-Suicide, Love Triangle, Children killed...all the elements of a major story

Rick Scott (R) .. Refuses Health Care Law Money

Zuccotti Utopia: Portraits of The New Revolutionaries

The Best Ad For Marriage Equality We've Ever Seen

Pakistan demands U.S. leave air base and shuts down NATO military supply routes into Afghanistan

Is it possible to fight against police tactics without making cops the enemy?

Is it possible to fight against police tactics without making cops the enemy?

Is it possible to fight against police tactics without making cops the enemy?

NYPD "Disorder Control Unit" guidelines, snagged from inside van by arrestee

Nato air attack on Pakistani troops was self-defence, says senior western official

More homeless kids now living in cars

This is one of the saddest obits I've ever put on my site.

What if Freedoms of Speech/Religion/Press were restricted like Freedom of Assembly?

Wes Clark and the neocon dream

Wes Clark and the neocon dream

Taliban paid £100 a month to stop fighting

Hazel Park (MI) bans scavenging of residents’ recyclables

No dictation, please! (On Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline)

New York's ardour for Michael Bloomberg cools

Your tax dollars at work: Pentagon Spends Millions Protecting Uzbekistan Dictator

UPDATE 1-Tripoli protesters block jet from taking off

From Tom Wicker, Who Died Today, And Was In JFK's Motorcade In Dallas... Real-Time Reporting...

NBA's Golden State Warrior Dorell Wright gives big assist to those in need

Police use stun gun on man in Florence, AL Walmart

Occupy Anchorage gets a new home

Is is me, or does Newt Gingrich seem like an Evil Pompous Fucked-up 1%er Rat-Fucker?

Chinese crackdown reduces flow of Tibetan refugees across the border to a trickle

OWS is evolving and adapting

Libya's Ex-Oil Minister Criticizes New Leaders by The Associated Press

BUCKETLOADS of Yummy Scott Tenorman Tears! Freepers go APESHIT over Newt and the "A" word. BWAHAHAA!

WWII Vet OWNS Town Hall Meeting (video)

I'm wanting to share a website with you

LEGO PIKE

The most powerful Republican is on Meet the Press tomorrow

Prescott Bush, And The Golden Age Of War Profiteering

Missoula County Public Schools policy bans 'e-cigarettes' - gateway drug

Fox News invents mythical part of United States constitution

We don't need no CEO'S they need us.

Is it possible to be *too informed*?

‘Dear Jenny: I fired your mom and put you to work to help you “rise.” Love, Newt’

President brings daughters to bookstore to promote small-business holiday shopping

Voices are being heard in the land...

Voices are being heard in the land...

The Photo Proving The GOP Will Do Anything To Get Rid Of Obama, Even If It Hurts America

LOL @ Bachman. Is this possible?

i don't know how the insanity of my country could be captured any better than this...

Fred Meijer, West Michigan billionaire grocery magnate, dies at 91

Fred Meijer, West Michigan billionaire grocery magnate, dies at 91

Occupy- Alan Moore – meet the man behind the protest mask

Man takes girlfriend out for night (to Olive Garden), refuses to pay limousine bill

I Spent $0 Yesterday

For Those Who Think the Plight of the Nation's Seniors is "Not My Problem"

Every night over Baghdad: roar of C-130s. Not bringing stuff in. Its the sound of America going home

As deadline looms, Occupy LA says they'll stay

On vaccinations... (Graphic)

What The Government really thinks about OWS

Shoppers unfazed as man dies at Target

Captain Trips may be Dutch

Eurocarnage Continues - NakedCapitalism

Must see pro-marriage equality video:

Must see pro-marriage equality video:

Cost of Tax Cuts for the Wealthiest Americans Since 2001

Holy Crap !!! - 'Austerity & Fascism In Greece – The Real 1% Doctrine' - NakedCapitalism

All Pain, No Gain: A Brief History of “Austerity Program” Massacres & Disasters

All Pain, No Gain: A Brief History of “Austerity Program” Massacres & Disasters

7 arrested on hate crime charges in Amish hair cutting attacks

Was J. Edgar Hoover black?

In Case You Missed This...

Deal Breaker: California state Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris refuses to let five big banks get off easy

Question for animal lovers

I did spend money yesterday

I did spend money yesterday

Is it time to dismantle the Dept. of Homeland Security?

Naomi Wolf's fact free blog post.

'Occupy Oakland' Hosts Gay Porn Video Shoot

#OccupyLA: Cops are the 99% too? Think again.

The Ignore List

All Student General Strike Monday – November 28

All Student General Strike Monday – November 28

I dont care so much if there was a conspiracy or not. Peaceful protesters should be allowed to do so

Discussing OWS Coulter Says: "It Just Took A Few Shootings At Kent State To Shut That Down"

Discussing OWS Coulter Says: "It Just Took A Few Shootings At Kent State To Shut That Down"

Fake forum commenters 'eroding' trust in the web - BBC

There is a "well-funded, well-coordinated campaign to privatize as many schools as possible"

Inspired by CreekDog's thread, how many of you have now reached the point at which you will now

Teen Rethinks Brownback Apology Note

US stabs Pakistan in the back, again

PETA sides with breastfeeding mother

Naomi Wolf: The shocking truth about the crackdown on Occupy

Senate will vote on having people arrested in US imprisoned by US military

National Defense Authorization Act

Bill Moyers: Change can't come from within the two parties. They are frozen, paralyzed, purchased.

Who should give the keynote speech at the 2012 Democratic Convention? I suggest Senator Gillibrand

We Have to go Socialist

Why are some of us pissed off and uneasy?

Obamas Date Night At The Game

OK, I watched "Extreme Couponing" for the first time...

OK, I watched "Extreme Couponing" for the first time...

I was in the Wayback Machine. I found some pics, and I shouldn't have gone.

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