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Archives: November 30, 2011

grover norquist, art laffer, howard jarvis, cheney, CHENEY'Sbush, roger ailes, RAYgun, tCONS ---

Brave Judge Rejects the SEC’s Latest Settlement with Citigroup

If You Missed Scott Olsen On The Ed Show... Go Here:

Occupy Philly being raided by police

That *sound* on the Philly livestream is surreal...

Made in America. Are you willing to help create 200K new jobs?

Occupy L.A. Eviction: Is LAPD Restricting Coverage With Last-Minute 'Pool Media'?

Google Homepage - Mark Twain's 176th Birthday Anniversary.

So, Newt Gingrich is the King in Wizard of Id

So, Newt Gingrich is the King in Wizard of Id

Hamas Edges Closer to the Mainstream: Opening the Door to Recognizing Israel

Hamas Edges Closer to the Mainstream: Opening the Door to Recognizing Israel

Hamas Edges Closer to the Mainstream: Opening the Door to Recognizing Israel

Put your faith in a higher power clown got kicked out of the clown car

UN climate talks move to oil-rich Qatar in 2012

10 minutes for Occupy LA to disperse. nt

Oakland getting raided too

OakFoSho (Spencer Mills) has 12000+ live viewers on right now

Legal experts blast San Diego for arrest of Ray Lutz for voter registration activities(at Occupy SD)

Eviction of Occupy LA starting now

Occupy LA going down NOW

No landing date yet for Air Force's mystery craft

"Piers Morgan encouraged unethical practices at NOTW"

Toon: ..Luckily they're around my ankles..

Mayor V. is here, watching the remaining Occupiers being arrested

Fireworks? How fucking stupid can you be? GIVE the cops a reason to come strong...

Toon-Last Stop...Everybody off the Cain Train

Huckabee claims that having consensual sex is worse than sexual harassment.

Here is an excellent timeline and pics of tonight's attack upon #Occupy Los Angeles

cops everywhere here in Center City Philly...

Coincidence Or Not? Occupy LA’s City Hall Eviction Coincides With Major Movie Shoot

Hahahaha!! Mike Barnicle did not agree with Mourning Joke and Joke immediately swithche to talking

I don't think so . . . . .

non lethal weapons being fired at occupy LA

Newt takes on Jesus toon.

BBC: Latin America poverty level lowest in 20 years, says UN

Barney Frank, as seen by Rachel Maddow. Don't miss.

Home prices fall to 8-year lows

Gross Says Europe Won’t Escape Debt ‘Straitjacket’ for Years

Senate Republicans Floating Legislation To Speed Up Keystone Pipeline Decision

Best place to live-my old hometown

Best place to live-my old hometown

Fed Lowers Interest Rate on Dollar Swaps

Dressed like wealthy donors, protesters try to disrupt Romney fundraiser in Tampa

Bank of America stock nearing $5 danger zone

Literature prize goes to 94-year-old 15-M protestors' role model {spain}

Literature prize goes to 94-year-old 15-M protestors' role model {spain}

Biggest public sector worker strike in a generation - today in Britain

Time Warner Cable Announces First of a Series of Rate Increases for 2012

Occupy Riverside (CA) facing imminent eviction

the bu$h* tax cuts are not paid for.....never were

I'd like John Stossel to do a piece on this:

Serious question: Is "celeb" a genetically inheritable trait?

Toon- "Trust Us"

Happy Birthday Mark Twain

Republicans Angle To Block New Union Rules

The FED Just Bailed Out European and Other Banks to the Tune of Billions if not Trillions

As Cain Drops Out, Pro-adultery Voters Shift to Gingrich / says Andy Borowitz

Boston - truck leaking chemicals, possible radioactive

Striking public sector workers confront government {UK}

S&P downgrades hit bank funding, counterparty cost

NZ Helicopter Crash

Two Shopping/riot toons

QUICK! Add another Ace!

U.S. States Face $40B in Deficits in ’13: Survey

S&P Cuts Credit Ratings on Several Large Banks

S&P Cuts Credit Ratings on Several Large Banks

Toyota unveils high-tech concept car

Ken Aden responds to Womack's evil attempts to steal SS

Best Third World health care in the world!

Ken Aden responds to Womack's evil attempts to steal SS

Toon: Comparing attitudes on Taxes

What source of information are you more apt to trust?

Unleashed: Great Dog Adoption Video By Bergdorf Goodman (with Humane Society of NY)

So now that Cain is down and out, how soon til Newt crashes & burns his campaign

Senate Passes Bill Allowing Indefinite Detention of Americans.Considers Bill Authorizing More Tortur

Need "positive" news stories and source for OWS

Man sues his hostages for breaking promise

Kidnapper Sues Former Hostages

Complaint: medical "copyright over your comments" contracts are illegal

Warren Buffett to buy last major employee-owned newspaper, the Omaha World-Herald

Protestors Show Support for Teen Tweet

Upstate N.Y. Prosecutor Remains in the Hot Seat

Oregon officials say man called 'Daddy' isn't biological father, can't see kids

Tammy Baldwin (D-Madison) takes on the banks

FCC Allows AT&T/T-Mobile Merger Withdrawal, Publishes Damning Report

Killer Drones…How Long until U.S. Enemies Own Their Own?

Cartoonists predict the end of the "Cain express"

Ruth Marcus reveals another journalistic value

Meg Whitman wants 'HP's drama to be over'.

Worker Says DHS Tolerates Sexual Predator

Good one! The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is offering foreclosure reviews

"Congress is a beast —

Either the 99% will find a way to solve this, or the 1% will win the mineshaft war. nt

Merck Pays a Pittance for Mass Deaths

Welcome to Kansas ..... Twitpic

JPMorgan Executives Plan Romney New York Fundraiser Next Month

Meet Wal-Mart's Rob Walton The Worst of the One Percent?

Walker Recall efforts going well in traditionally GOP Areas of Wisconsin!

Has there been any activity in the Senate on the Military Lock Up/"Battlefield" issue yet?

More Greeks homeless as crisis takes its toll

Prosecutors Fighting the Use of DNA Evidence in Order to Save Face

Occupy 2012

Hightower -- It Takes People Power to Make Clear That Corporations Are NOT People

Do you still have trouble understanding what the Occupy Movement is?

Too Big to Fail Part Deux

Who’s Talking About Corporate Profits?

In honor of Mark Twain's B-day, Here's Huckleberry Finn Corrected for Modern Sensibilities

Dear Citibank:

Indian farmers dump bags of snakes in tax office.

Matt Taibbi: Federal Judge Pimp-Slaps the SEC Over Citigroup Settlement

How to read energy journalism

Obama Scranton Visit Aimed at White, Working-Class Vote


Looting Social Security

Colorado man sues Topeka-area couple he kidnapped

Second psychiatric evaluation for Norway's mass murderer, Breivik?

YES!!! UK on general strike!!!

Bankers Seize Europe Just Another Goldman Sachs Take Over

Rep. Allen West: Herman Cain Is a ‘Distraction’

TOON: Get a Job! / Get a Clue!

Newt "I Did No Lobbying" Gingrich pitched consulting clients to Florida lawmakers (2006)

Tale of a Southern 'Occupy': Nashville aims to bridge political divides

How Filipino phreakers turned PBX systems into cash machines for terrorists

Freeper "cripplecreek" wants to vote for Cain because he is Reaganesque...just like Sarah Palin.

Can't trust the FDA: High levels of arsenic found in fruit juice

BUSTED! Secret app on millions of phones logs key taps

British Library scans 18th and 19th-Century newspapers. Four million pages of newspapers available

JPMorgan Executives Plan Romney New York Fundraiser Next Month

Insurers Win First Round of Climate Change Coverage Litigation

Where do you think the idea of fairness comes from?

Syria blocked monitors, Arab League chief says ahead of EU meeting

Guess who's being held in the The Patrick J. Sullivan Jr. Detention Facility?

Can I just say...

1-877-ASK-LAPD (1-877-275-5273)

Leon Cooperman - is a perfect representative of the 1 percent! on CNBC now..

Patient sues dentist over gag order, gets Medical Justice to backtrack

Massachusetts Enacts Law on Credit Ban for Auto Insurance

Can 'Secret Santa' senators bring bipartisan cheer?

LA officials are going to set up a Free Speech Zone!

The Congress Insider Trading Scandal Is Outrageous

Wisconsin Man who slaughtered deer on a snowmobile will not serve extra prison time.

Will the Republicans vote to repeal the payroll tax cut ?

Republicans propose wage freeze on government workers to "pay for" Social Security payroll tax cut

Anonymous Hosting--Second round for advice.

This isn't the America I grew up to love (dial-up)

Median men's wages, 1964-2009 (Real inflation-adjusted dollars)

Top Marginal tax rates (1920-2008)

Newt to Obama, "How dare you divide us into 1% & 99%, you UnAmerican Kenyan with Anticolonial views"

If you love dogs, don't read this link -

I'd like to recognize, for outstanding achievement in Service to The Good People, two men who . . .

Shoppers pricked by needles at Georgia Wal-Mart

Shoppers pricked by needles at Georgia Wal-Mart

Labor board approves controversial union election rule in 2-1 vote

Let’s Ban Baseball Caps! (Caps take over the world)

Republican nutrition rules in action

Men Aggressive toward sexy peers.

Eviction of OccupyLA thread three

US Government Responsible For Anthrax Attacks Big Time!

US Government Responsible For Anthrax Attacks Big Time!

Fairfax County gives reprieve to family’s tree house

Current viral chainmail RepliCon video.

Current viral chainmail RepliCon video.

One of the ads that shows up on one of the threads is for "Filipino Cupid".

Dog Shoots Man

#Occupy Los Angeles Nov. 29 PM Police Raid Resources/Pics

Payroll Tax Cut Compromise

Is orange evil? You decide for yourself

British workers strike over retirement benefits - CNN

Some rich people are willing to help..we should ask them to do more..

Which Andrea Dworkin book should I read first?

Wisconsin schools see more children in poverty (4 in 10 in Milwaukee)

Pakistan will not compromise on its sovereignty: Mukhtar

"Stupid people are ruining America." ---oh the irony.

All-in With Allstate...Or Else

2014 is only an "inflection date;" there are riches to be had in Afghanistan and we ain't leaving

Is the Romney nomination inevitable anymore?

Advice and encouragement for OWS from Mahatma Gandhi:

For New Majority, Campaign’s Just Beginning

Contribute to a gay Congressional Progressive who needs help…

Barney Frank is on Tweety

Boeing CEO, Jim Albaugh, scoffs at OWS protesters, corrects their information

American Airlines flights could be cut after holidays

As His Poll Numbers Tank, Perry Adopts Populist Rhetoric: Calls For Jailing Bankers

MSNBC: Sandusky victim comes forward, says he was abused over 100 times

Rick Perry's latest faux pas is no faux pas at all

The GOP's idea of intelligence...

Click on this link. I want to show you a class act.

Children living in cars and trucks

New Jersey dad arrested in death of girl tossed in creek

A Thanksgiving example of Obama Derangement Syndrome

A Thanksgiving example of Obama Derangement Syndrome

Angry OWS Protesters Heckle Obama In Scranton.

South Africa UFO Convention Theory: ETs Raid Earth For Gold

Multiple-choice Mitt shows off one of his many faces

Ohio governor paid by Koch Brothers to commence Fracking

16 Dems help pass National Defense Authorization Act.....

Toon_ Taxing proposals

Real life.

Herman Cain's foreign policy platform - pic

US Embassy in Iran? Michele Bachmann’s ‘Oops’ Moment

How Congress and the Entertainment Industry Plan to Kill the Internet

Prosecutors: Blagojevich Should Get 15 to 20 Years

Let's play a game: I hand you $10,000.

Yet another year of sending a christmas card to Poland

Sacramento FM station 92.5 moves from Lady Gaga to Limbaugh

Two pending Feinstein amendments will fix the DoD Authorization Act's text re the detainment issue

Facebook relents after deleting Mrs. Betty Bowers, America's Best Christian

(?): Bail on OccupyLA arrests last night set at $5,000

OWS - Protesters Target Obama at City Fundraiser

On Google, Cain buys 'Ginger White'

A Drunken, Indulgent, Birthday Post....

The LA pigs are wearing hazmat suits now. That's a new piece of police theater.

Jack Abramoff, Scapegoat of the BFEE

GOP Sheriff of the Year Ends Up in Jail Named After Him.

Don Imus' average nationwide TV audience in November: 6,000

Next GOP Debate is this Saturday! 8pm ET! Fox News Hosts!

There's a longtime DU'er who needs a good thought or two...

I visited Occupy Tucson today

What's the difference between a client, customer, consumer, citizen? Discuss.

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseekers Check In!!

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseekers Check In!!

Woman "imprisoned" on Scientology Ship for 12 fyears

GOP warns their caucus on tax votes

A Club of Liars, Demagogues, and Fools

Former sherriff arested on drug charges and placed in his own jail

Obama’s Reelection Challenge, In A Nutshell - Greg Sargent/WaPo

Some compare and contrast RE OWS, shall we?

L.A. Times Columnist Steve Lopez: Put Occupy L.A. on the road

Cops beat down and brutalize press man for Occupy Phoenix.

Occupy Phoenix Update Because someone fucking "closed their eyes." Hmmmf

The 10 Best Amazon Reviews. Ever. LOLOLOLOL

Why not call it "the eruption of brainless erections?"

Why our government can loan trillions to bankers, but not to the rest of us:

Heads up: LA Mayor Villaraigosa on the "Occupy" movement - Charlie Rose tonight

Santa poses with AK-47s at US gun club

Dump Run Needed.

Supporters for Republican presidential contender Herman Cain show their support for him - pic

How is it legal to DNA test someone w/o their consent or a warrant?

This Is Where Republicans Are Cheating Labor (Congress' Behind-the-Scenes War Against Workers)

Pakistan says decision on Afghanistan conference is final

Gloriously efficient free market

Gloriously efficient free market

America Is Not Broke: Report of the Institute of Policy Studies

Counterpunch is where I go if I want to read about man-boobs in Haiti.


TEPCO: Melted fuel ate into containment vessel

The Rosenbaum Kidney Trafficking Gang

Haven't read 1984? - It's available online if you want to read it

I really hope there is a GOP candidate that runs as a 3rd party........

I really hope there is a GOP candidate that runs as a 3rd party........

Are there any attorneys that post here?

Ron Paul Drops Brutal Video On Newt Gingrich

Two pedestrians meet #OWS feeder march head on at Bryant Park

Two pedestrians meet #OWS feeder march head on at Bryant Park

Cue Nancy Sinatra: "This Walker's made for Booting". Snotty Scotty has to be running scared.

"The President Will Have to Give Up His Insistance

"The President Will Have to Give Up His Insistance

Bachmann: I Would Close Our (Non-Existent) Embassy In Iran

Egyptian Port Workers Refuse to Sign for Tons of US-Made Tear Gas

The state of Kansas is still chasing one of the last links to George Tiller

Kentucky church bans interracial couples

NYT's Maureen Dowd: My Man Newt

OakFoSho on live radio today with BradBlog, will likely discuss having had a weapon pointed at him.

Taking a lower-paying job to "follow Jesus Christ" does not justify paying less in child support

Nabors’ CEO sheds title, collects $100 million

“The president’s been very clear on this. The answer is no.”

Kentucky church bans interracial couples

Justin and Usher - look at the screaming young girls

Federal Judge Upholds NYC Flavor Ban Ordinance

"If you get the dirty end of the stick, turn it around and sharpen it....

There will be no nativity scene in Washington this year.

Walker's Wisconsin: Driver Who Attempts to Hit Recallers Might Be a GOP Official!

Barney Frank says....

Gov. Gregoire, D-WA, petitions Feds to reclassify marijuana for medical use.

A decent analysis of what the Fed, Central Banks and the ECB did today for Europe.

GOP Congressman Allen West Says Cain Has Become A Distraction In The Race & Should ‘Move On'

Why wait for the Postal Service? Two children call 911 for Santa

Senate Amendment Calls for a Return to Bush-Era Torture

Senate Amendment Calls for a Return to Bush-Era Torture

NASA is hiring.

Tea Party support falling in U.S.: poll

OWS: target the Shopping Malls with Song

Republican Sen. Susan Collins: Tax The Rich To Fund Payroll Tax Cut For Workers

The Big Think Behind the Arab Spring

Global corruption index reflects Arab Spring unrest

U.S. military chief: Unclear if Israel would alert U.S. ahead of attack on Iran

Just a thought about the occupy folks

Romney Gets Flustered On Fox: I Have Not Flip-Flopped — Except On Abortion

Bloomberg: The NYPD Is ‘My Own Army’

So, what culturally different foods have you tried (i.e. those that aren't part of your normal view)

So, what culturally different foods have you tried (i.e. those that aren't part of your normal view)

Mr. Fish Toon- Little Billy Wishes....

Jackson Browne & Dawes, Third Eye Blind, to play Zuccotti tomorrow

A suggestion for OWS Act II - 'Occupy Our Country"

Researchers find big leaks in pre-installed Android apps

Penn State Bought Adult Domain Names to Block Usage Prior to Sex Abuse Scandal

"No you waived Workman's Comp when you got this job"

TOM THE DANCING BUG: Hollingsworth Hound and the American Dream of Upward Mobility

Eponymous Enclosure

Crystal Sugar CEO compares locked-out workers to cancerous tumor

David Suzuki's message to Canada...

Deputies, movers don't evict 103-year-old woman

Newt Leads THE TORTURE PARTY: "Waterboarding is by every technical rule not torture." (Applause)

Pentagon cuts likely to cost jobs - AJC

Philly Action Thread

Rep Schakowsky Re Blackwater CEO: 'If He Had Not Emigrated To UAE-He Would Be Facing Prosecution'

Tonight on Countdown

#Occupy Los Angeles: Police Brutality not seen by the media

$100K Missing After Cash Falls From Armored Vehicle

Hallucinogens for Health?

Steve Womack (R-of course) Comes Clean On SS and Medicare

A second Iranian nuclear facility has exploded, as diplomatic tensions rise between the West and Teh

2001's "Sheriff of the Year" Arrested for Exchanging Sex for Meth

New Meme = The GOP: 100% of the 1%

Spreading Santorum: Slick Rick Urges the Teaching of Creationism in Public Schools

New HIV treatment shows 100% protection in mice: Humans next

The GOP's Entire Strategy In One Short 'Family Guy' Clip

Thanks for asking Governor Christie…

So ReTHUGS want to freeze the wages of public sector workers

Is the shit in which we're standing today deeper than it has been in the past?

Game Over? The Final Corporate Takeover of Congress

Occupy LA. Where are all the celebrities? You know, the really liberal ones?

so faux news is roughing up romney.....

Russia also likely to cut Nato supply line

Foreclosure Fraud | Lender Processing Services Robo-signer Whisleblower Found Dead in Nevada

"Wake up America! Nothing is trickling down but misery!"

Nests of Snakes Revealed: A Story of Fear, Intimidation and Threat in Walker's Wisconsin

nice article in "Der Spiegel" about the republican candidates (german only)

newt's fantasy world

Okay, THIS is Why You Have to Reelect Obama, Right Here!

Architect of Reactor 3 (Fukushima) warns of massive hydrovolcanic explosion

Occupation is ending

Mitt Romney touched down in Nashville tonight for fund raiser.

Drones cleared for domestic use across the US

Local Fox reporter commits suicide; Fox station waits to report it

What do YOU think Perry, Bachmann and Pizza Guy will be doing three months from now?

21 festive uses for pepper spray, Mark Morford

UnitedHealth says future looks bright

Senate Rejects Amendment Banning Indefinite Detention

Michael Moore Still Flogging Tinfoil Smear That President Obama Is Behind Occupy Evictions

Will Santorum ever have his day in the sun and polls?

Eat More Kale. Just Don't Confuse It With Chikin.

The economic elite who caused the global recession are tasked with fixing it --

Occupy Baltimore will be the next to fall, I fear.

Scumbucket Scientologists Imprisoned a Woman on a Ship for 12 Years...

Scumbucket Scientologists Imprisoned a Woman on a Ship for 12 Years...

Betchya our deficits on both state & federal levels would diminish greatly if

Apple Says Siri’s Abortion Answers Are a Glitch

"We are facing a war of capital against all." Global rebellion: The coming chaos?

"We are facing a war of capital against all." Global rebellion: The coming chaos?

Wife of accused Syracuse Ass't BB coach may have had sex with players

"Does Hydraulic Fracturing Endanger Public Health?"

Why would an employer prevent a former employee from getting unemployment?

Should John Hinkley ever be released?

Yeah you can raid occupations...

And Some Wonder Why Americans Are So Dumbed Down?

Fuck you A.L.E.C.,!

While reading a great article on Psychopathy...

Obama for America Artworks Contest Finalists

Sen. Sherrod Brown's (D-OH) Payroll Tax Cut Bill

The First Family of the United States.

Deputies refuse to evict 103-year-old woman

An observation about how people are reacting to Occupy as of today...

The 99% Batsignal comes to #Occupy Portland!

How can you do a 'Character Assassination' on someone already of poor character?

Toilet paper scammers flushed out

I'm shocked beyond words. How can these people believe what they believe?

So what is an acceptable annual income?

Woman Arrested After Closing Citibank Account in Protest Files Federal Suit Against NYC, NYPD

No To Co-Option: MoveOn Is The Opposite Of The Occupy Movement

The new iPhone will provide information for reproductive services

Occupy Olympia invades Wash. state Capitol, 4 arrested, officer bitten on arm

Is Apple evil? You decide for yourself

Best tweet: USA needs to invade USA

No matter if you have religious faith, or none...

The Rude Pundit: The End of the Occupy Camps Is the Start of the Next Phase

Villaraigosa quietly plans to hand Gensler $1 million meant for the poor

obama hits the road to tout a tax cut plan republicans seem to like

"later arresting occupiers and swabbing their mouths for DNA"

"I worrk on Wall St as a Hedge Fund Analyst" and here's how the system is rigged abainst the 99%

Carrier IQ: The Sony rootkit all over again

LA Mayor Says He Evicted Protesters Out Of Concern For Children, But City Has 13,000 Homeless Kids

Here's What Obama Will Eat At The $35,800-A-Head Fundraising Dinner In New York Tonight

Chick-Fil-A donated nearly $2 Million To Anti-Gay Groups

Horse Slaughter now Legalized for Human Consumption

Report: Mysterious blast in Iran's Isfahan damaged key nuclear site

So I just heard Rocky Anderson on Rachael Maddow's show.

Horses could soon be slaughtered for meat in US

Hole in the Wall Gang report: 11-30-11

The Lessons of Obamamania

The Lessons of Obamamania

A Look at America's Geography Shows That the Tea Party Is Doomed

Been out of work for 7 months so I decided to...

Got a call today, wanted to share in case anyone else was interested.

Michelle Obama decorates Christmas cookies with children of active duty military personnel - pics

''People are born so that they can learn how to live a good life "

I'm Not Sure How To Ask This... And...

So, peaceful is now against the law?

Jan Schakowsky : Erik Prince,Former CEO, Blackwater, Attempted to Intimidate Me

Jan Schakowsky : Erik Prince,Former CEO, Blackwater, Attempted to Intimidate Me

“The Fourth Amendment doesn’t apply here.”

Doctor sets out to heal Libya’s health system - New minister faces culture of corruption

Saw this on the way back from Occupy Lexington Ky

Occupation Evicted? Occupy the Place Responsible: DC

The US Senate's Defense Authorization Bill

Occupy Los Angeles is Dead; Long Live Occupy Los Angeles

Two Lesbians Raised A Baby And This Is What They Got

Petition to IMPEACH ALL Senators who Voted for "U.S. is a Battlefield" and to detain U.S. Citizens w

I am not...

Sheriff and moving company left Ms. Lee 103 and her daughter 83 in their home.

Sheriff and moving company left Ms. Lee 103 and her daughter 83 in their home.

Wisconsin: Problems loom over recall. MacIver to the Rescue. Petition ripper brags in tweet to Gov

Buzzers are going off in my head right now.

The 5 Best Toys of All Time

The 5 Best Toys of All Time

#OccupyLA bail set at $5000 apiece for 409 misdemeanor. What?!! Please call City Council

'How many people here could use an extra $1,500? Yes, I thought so'

A Gut-Check Moment for Mr. Obama

Listen Up -- Re the Occupy Movement

My friend is reporting an MMJ dispensary raid in Tempe, AZ. I'll never forget this, Barack.

So last night LAPD showed up with L-3 Hazmat suits

Cops showed "restraint" by not shooting "the striped beasts" says article

Diebold voting machines can be hacked by remote control, and this is what we will use in 2012.

Breaking the Spell: The Lessons of Obamamania

URGENT - americancensorship Says Call Senator Today to stop US Govt Filtering The Net (PROTECT IP)