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Archives: December 6, 2011

Troy, MI student: Daniels' apology was accepted until she said that queer "is just a word,"

Romneypotence (n.) - the ability to simultaneously believe everything in the universe.


Seen on FB: a wonderfully trenchant comment on the alleged "War on Christmas"

The human drive for freedom wins - Kevin Rudd

Clarity on the ILWU and the Dec. 12 West Coast Port Shutdown:

A tale of unemployment

School on the Hook for Outing Teen as Lesbian

The video kill me Thank you Elijah

*Federal Employees Health Benefit Plan discussed on C-SPAN now.

Settling Overdraft Case to Cost PNC $15 Million

Indians remember the 3rd anniversary of the Mumbai terrorist attacks with Bolywood flash mob

Indians remember the 3rd anniversary of the Mumbai terrorist attacks with Bolywood flash mob

Will Foreigners Decide the 2012 Election? The Extreme Unintended Consequences of Citizens United

I am AGAINST more taxis for the rich!

Has the War with Iran Already Begun?

The Invisible Man

Cast Lead criminal probe still open 3 yrs on

Spotted another FOXISM on the ticker

Winnipeg paper: Canadians more tolerant of immigration levels as doors open wider: study

"Don’t underestimat Cains supporters. Remember, Noah’s Ark was built by amatures."

Drone that crashed in Iran may give away U.S. secrets

"I cried. He said, 'Maybe we shouldn't do this for a while.' So maybe he did have a heart..."

OWSGA Idea Re Brookfield Properties Zuccotti Park Tax Debt- please pass along:

Supreme Court to Review Cheney Confrontation

PETA names whistle-blower, and it could cost them

True Conservative Principles (toon)

GSK braces, plans for possible collapse of euro currency

First Half of 2012 'Will Be Difficult': Goldman's Cohen

As Iraq and Afghan wars end, costs mount on pace to rival Vietnam

Justice (Sotomayor) Writes To Student

Where was she in '00 & '04? Hillary says Russian election was rigged

15 eurozone nations face credit downgrade threat

Earliest years critical for good educational results

USPS following through on closing 5 state processing facilities

Regulators approve 'MF Global Rule'

Cameron to sell NHS on eBay

GOP Student defends UCD police tactics.

Italy's labour and welfare minister, Elsa Fornero, begins to cry as she announces changes to pension

Penn State University shows no sign of lifting veil of secrecy

The Original Homeland Security: 'Fighting terrorism since 1492'

Banksy Caught On Camera

Banksy Caught On Camera

Occupy Birmingham: Immigrant Rights Are Crucial for the 99 Percent

I feel sorry for Herman, I really do.

Irish Pfizer Smiling

FCC -- End the Big Broadcast Swindle

Postal service to close Athens sorting facility

Is it me or are the Republicons throwing Cain under the bus?

Gingrich & Hypocricy

How can any Republican participate in a debate hosted by a crazy birther?

money, money, money

American Airlines Now Charging Fees To Non-Passengers

Who else thinks that there is so much crap on Gingrich that will come out that he wont even make it

Before announcing, Rick Perry used work phone to call donors

Before announcing, Rick Perry used work phone to call donors

Mugger picks wrong victim: MMA fighter

Mugger picks wrong victim: MMA fighter

Postal plan: Slower delivery, 28,000 jobs lost

Swiss government: file-sharing no big deal, some downloading still OK

U.S. Postal Service Mail Fraud

Live Webcast From Moscow Protest Against Putin

For your reading pleasure: The infantile style in American politics

I am beginning to wonder about this Donald Trump deal

BP accuses Halliburton of destroying evidence following Gulf spill

Putting the Republicans in office is like putting atheists in charge of a church.

Mitt Romney backs payroll tax cut extension after suggesting he didn't support it at GOP debate

Astrophysicists find biggest black holes yet

Senate Democrats' new Payroll tax cut plan keeps surtax on annual income exceeding $1 million

McCain says GOP conducting too many debates

Married Republican mayor in NJ resigns after being outed by male prostitute.

Married Republican mayor in NJ resigns after being outed by male prostitute.

Can someone help me create a picture?

Health care law changing behavior

CNN Health: Smoking can make your nipples fall off

8-year-old to Bachmann: ‘My mommy’s gay but she doesn’t need any fixing’

Is it appropriate for a White person to call a Black person --- Uncle Tom?

EPA Posts Secret Watch Lists of "Poisoned Places" After Story Published

8-year-old to Bachmann: ‘My mommy’s gay but she doesn’t need any fixing’

Adler: Why Huntsman can't win a republican primary.

Occupy Denver news: Denver Pigs created a fake Twitter account to harass Occupy protesters.

Artist finds animals hidden in Mona Lisa

Letter to the FCC: Make Diversity a Priority

'Water Poor' Will Suffer Most as Climate Change Hits Cities

Condo RICE's legs (bootless) are on The View. Elizabeth wastes time with her fingerbowl story.

'Obamacare' to the rescue

Ringling Bros. Circus Hit With Largest Fine Ever

Is sex-selective abortion rampant in the US?

‘Fastest flying human’ takes camera along for wild ride

Funders Behind NYPD’s Mysterious Private ‘Counter-Terrorism’ Foundation

Sword fights and sex abuse: only 1% of minors send explicit nude photos

World's Oldest Dog Dies

Trump, Gingrich team up to make poor kids their ‘apprenti’

Troy, MI council members blame blogger for "embarrassing" the city.

On OWS and why anarchism

Audio: Wife Accepts Honor for Mohammed Nabbous

Wingers find their poster-child for welfare

The Evolution Of Riot Gear

The Evolution Of Riot Gear

FCC to set standards for mass disruptions of Americans’ communications

‘Perfect Storm’ debris floated to Ireland

When an adult took standardized tests forced on kids

Scott Walker Recall Campaign Gets Ugly As Allegations Fly

Did You Know There is a United Nations Climate Change Conference going on right now?

Today President Obama directed all federal agencies to 'protect the human rights of LGBT persons'

new du3 posting is pretty crummy IMO what happened to general discussion and

Huntsman Flip Flops On Climate Change

Memories most of us have Part #1

PROMISES, PROMISES: Securing US border impossible

Which Democratic candidate's loss hurt the most?

Aida Hillen: Lobbed Christian Pamphlet at Kid She Ran Over, Then Drove Away (Allegedly)

Aida Hillen: Lobbed Christian Pamphlet at Kid She Ran Over, Then Drove Away (Allegedly)

At White House press briefing, reporter asks if Obama approves of beastiality

Romney staff spent nearly $100,000 to hide records (2008)

"A.O.L." = "S.O.L." for Newt...L.O.L.! 90s Gingrich ethics report already "Available OnLine"

"I'm sure you're all familiar with the Obamas of Osawatomie"

Borowitz Rpt: Newt Gingrich meeting with Donald Trump is what science calls a full douchebag eclipse

DU 3 pictures and a warning!

"The Daily Show" audience... 98.5% white

self delete

Police Officer Stops Traffic to Help Trapped Ducks

Dennis Prager practically confesses to adultery in his latest column

Dennis Prager practically confesses to adultery in his latest column

U.S. Drone on CIA Mission Before Crashing Into Iran: Officials

Anybody have a new Kindle Touch($99) reviews please n/t

Montcalm County gets homeland security snow cone machine

"Library of Congress to receive entire Twitter archive"

Time for a real LOL: HMS Ocean crew lip dubs "All I Want For Xmas Is You" by Mariah Carey

Gov Rick Scott at 26% approval (worst in nation); Rubio drops to 40%

Local pundit on Fox station "He (Obama) is setting up Republicans to fail again"

Occupy Detroit members to protest local home foreclosures

GOP urged to curb attacks on Obama

Backlash erupts over Troy mayor's sneer at gays - Laura Berman, Detnews columnist

HuffPo: Occupy Phoenix the 'Mississippi of this Movement'

So Pawlenty is whoring to be Willard's VP

Robert Reich: Obama finally calling out GOP’s hypocrisy on tax cuts

The Best Quote From Good Will Hunting: 'I'm Holding Out For Something Better.'

Freeway Blogger Sign Left Up For Over A Month

'Pearl Harbor: 24 Hours After' History’s splendid doc shows FDR quickly set national tone

Pew Research: Illegal Immigration: Good news for path to citizenship & in-state tuition

Paul - not Romney - leads anti-Gingrich offensive

Testing: Pfizer Jury Awards $72 Million After Finding Prempro Caused Breast Cancer

Can't sign into DU3

Second student sues university for false allegations of sexual assault

Oklahoma teacher arrested for videotaping students wearing "Christmas-themed bras and panties"

Wall Street protesters to occupy foreclosed homes

Is Iran Preparing to Strike Back

Blago lawyer: Long sentence would 'break the hearts' of his daughters

ObamaCare to the Rescue

So, who scares you more...?

Why Innovation Can't Fix America's Classrooms

Republicans block Obama appellate court nominee

Michigan Students to Don “Gay Apparel” After All

Will Jon Corzine be arrested for his role in the MF Global money

UK's anti-war movement warns against attacking Iran

Summit in Venezuela Opens 'New Phase in History'

ACLU sues over religious rally at SC middle school (attend rally or in-school suspension room)

The Guardian: NAACP petitions UN over 'massive voter suppression

China’s Hu urges navy to prepare for combat

Holy jumpin' possums!!! John F Kennedy Speech / Occupy ALEC 11-30-11

I take it all future "new" posts will go to DU3? I ask because I see

The Real Rationale for Irrational Rhetoric

Ok Admins I have to ask

FAA Administrator Randy Babbit resigns after DUI

Assessing the art of the Occupy movement

Fox Business Channel: The Muppets are brainwashing our youth against the rich!

N.D. has a intercontinental ballistic missile problem

Prescription Drugs Are About To Get Whole A Lot Cheaper In 2012

Ryan White's Fight for AIDS Awareness ( would have turned 40 today)

Calling ALL Occupiers - Your Postal Service and its workers NEED YOU!

No letup in US aggression following military withdrawal from Iraq

Journalist Yasha Levine Reports on His Legal Situation in Wake of OccupyLA Arrest

So , when will DU2 be put to rest ?

bodybuilder on steroids causes mayhem


U.S. opens ‘virtual embassy’ to enter Iran

ALEC Deems Kids Eating Rat Poison An ‘Acceptable Risk’

Iranians begin bank runs and stockpiling as threat increases for imminent attack

Iranians begin bank runs and stockpiling as threat increases for imminent attack

Cleveland Bans Phones Used to Riot

Another tweet creates a stir in Kansas

Mugging the wrong man

The real question is... When will we see DU4?

Airport worker fired after refusing to load dog

Researchers call for monitoring of arsenic levels in rice

Amazon leveraging consumers

If I was as thick as a Rethug, I'd support second amendment reform to keep myself safe.


Live Hearing On Whether Insider Trading By Congress Should Be Illegal

Goodbye old DU! Snivel.

Social Security 2011 – Another Bad Year

Alec Baldwin tossed off plane without a parachute ...

Alec Baldwin tossed off plane without a parachute ...

Grayson: FL is becoming multi-racial, multi-lingual, and unfortunately for the Republicans,

It's the culture war stupid (Newt)

Mr. Suckerberg, here is your openness...Private photos from Facebook hack...

Growing Up Sideways In The Straight And Narrow South

Atheist display: Skeleton Santa nailed to a cross - destroyed

Urban Food Self-Sufficiency - The Myth

Briton denied visa after buying $300,000 vacation home.

Did Tweety mention his brother's arrest on his show? I'm looking

Where can I find today's Obama speech?

There's no honor among thieves......

GDP + GD is going to be (in my best John Stewart voice): nuuuuuuuuts!

Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Kleefisch attacks collective bargaining in new ad

Rick Perry attacks President Obama for fighting LGBT discrimination

Rev. Lowery is AMAZING

I have only one question about the new DU3 for the Moderators

Breaking news from DU3:

My post count is over 2000 less on DU3 than here. Anyone else notice theirs being different?

More propaganda and misinformation on DU than in the M$M?

Where the heck is general discussion in du of 3?

Judge Rules in Favor of Occupy NOLA Protestors

So Mittens isn't going to Mudflap's hosted clown reunion.

I never hear too much from Michael Moore's mouth: Heads up for tonight

Bill-O "African-Americans will only vote for a Soul Train candidate"

A question on volunteer emergency services rendered...

tried to log on to DU3 with my current password and it wouldn't let me

Why did KO's set go to black?

National Organization for Women (NOW) Urges Obama Administration Not to Cave in to Catholic Bishops

(Jewish Labor Committee) Marching with NYC’s "March for Jobs and Economic Fairness"

Fox Chicago news anchor tells kids: “There is no Santa!”

World 'heading for 3.5 C warming': study

Great sequence of TV commercials

Dozens of demonstrators from Pennsylvania occupy the office of Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa


Michael Moore on Piers Morgan tonight. Up next on CNN.

On DU2, you lock posts. In DU3, posts lock you.

Insider information - a toppling french bank provoked last week's emergency central banks action

Insider information - a toppling french bank provoked last week's emergency central banks action

Pigs died of natural causes, sure they did!

Study finds 10% of tweens, teens have 'sexted'

Study finds 10% of tweens, teens have 'sexted'

Republican mayor quits over gay sex scandal.

Republican mayor quits over gay sex scandal.

Guess which presidents killed manufacturing jobs in the last 20 years? Their names are Bush

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Ustream live- Occupy D.C. Coverage

Is this true. . .supplements to become illegal in 2012. . .?

Rick Perry: Obama’s support of worldwide LGBT rights is wrong, promotes an objectionable lifestyle

LA Times article: As bulldozers near, homeless ministry hangs on in Fresno, CA

What is your political identification?

Secret Service visits Salina man

Lawyers for mom in 18-year-old abduction will 'fight tooth and nail' to free her

Chicago Police Sergeant investigates murder scene and finds stepson dead.

Gingrich is peaking too soon. Media is repeating the same mistakes.

Murder-Suicide in Bayonne, New Jersey Leaves 4, including Toddler, Dead

Former Dem writes apology letter to President Obama - thanks him for her cancer survival

A classy gesture by Americans to Canadians!

Woman in fatal fall at Queen Mary (Long Beach) had been drinking, police say

Mandatory Tuesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!


Inside Syria: Daily Life Amid The Gunfire (Stuart Ramsay , most powerful report I saw from Syria)

Fast trains from Detroit to Chicago coming in 3-4 years

Inside Syria: Daily Life Amid The Gunfire (Stuart Ramsay , most powerful report I saw from Syria)

Couple in critical condition after 'Roid rage attack

Couple in critical condition after 'Roid rage attack

Walker Claims Recall Petition Circulators Are Being Paid...your "assertion" Scott?

KGO San Francisco, Cumulus & the role of OWS

Sow seeds, not greed: Farmers gather on Wall Street

Sow seeds, not greed: Farmers gather on Wall Street

Who would you vote for if this was the General Election Ballot?

Top Ten things that I've learned from DU:

Oregon Blogger Isn't a Journalist Concludes U.S. Court--Imposes $2.5 Million Judgement

Oh noes! Fox News' Gretchen Carlson screws up and says 'Happy Holidays' on the air! (LOL)

Well just walked home from OccupySD, (ok an hour ago)

Dem seeks probe of police at NYC Occupy protests

Live Hearing On Whether Insider Trading By Congress Should Be Illegal

Okay...This is as good a time as any...

If Newt is the Rethug nominee,

DU3 looks good to me.

Is this WalMart?

Do NOT miss TDS tonight... Jon's take on Christmas is over the top. nt

Poll question

Language: A Key Mechanism of Control ~ Newt Gingrich's 1996 GOPAC memo

"I'm sorry I didn't realize that [President Obama] really has stood up for me and my family"

There are light shows

So far I am not impressed with DU3...........and I want

How healthy is your state ranked compared to the other 49? Click for interactive map!

Well aparently not tied to OWS, but the tension

I support the Democratic Party candidates most or all of the time because...

The Pentagon Is Offering Free Military Hardware To Every Police Department In The US

Chris Matthews’ Republican brother arrested for perjury

Jim Rob is hosting his Freeper FU3 preview

Jim Rob is hosting his Freeper FU3 preview

Who's watching Jeopardy

Confused and ned help about DU3

I think a pushed the wrong button over there! I'm back!

Greenwald: NPR’s domestic drone commercial

Ed reformers reveal tactics: "needle" unions with bills, use "fear and anger".

"So they don't become pimps or prostitutes"???

The "New Deal".. then the "Square Deal".. for 2012 it's time for ....

Supreme Court Bans Displaced Church From Having Services At School

If Repukes are doing this to recall petitions in WI today, can you imagine what they will do to the

Top 10 Healthiest States in the Nation

American beauty pageant contestant posts racist rant during visit to Philippines.

Freeper denied meds by his ins, asks other Freepers for advice on getting commie Canada meds

just got MSNBC

President Obama To Echo TR's 'Square Deal' In Call For Giving Americans Fair Shake

Bernie Sanders -- 2.6 TRILLION

Vermont supporting kale artist in Chick-fil-A fight

Rick Scott hits a new low in polls - worst governor in the US

9-year old student suspended for calling teacher "cute"

Paypal: You can use it to raise $ for sick cats, but NOT POOR PEOPLE

Photos: Hundreds Occupy East New York For OWS Foreclosure Tour

PSA from Boots Riley regarding the ILWU and the West Coast Shut Down

Longshore dock workers have not decided to shut down West Coast ports on December 12th

Santorum: Americans don’t ‘die because of lack of health insurance’

Michael Moore:The Winter of Our Occupation

Understanding the Occupy Movement: Perspectives from the Social Sciences

Cuomo caves to protesters, will hike taxes on rich New Yorkers

LBN: Michael Steele continues to be an ass....

Cleveland City Council Endorses ‘Occupy Movement,’ Calls On Congress To Prosecute Banks

I've decided to join the Republican Party.

So only people with stars can post at DU3? Is it only for the 1%?

Ann Coulter calls for murder of OWS protesters and doctors who perform abortions

Brooklyn home 'liberated' by 'Occupy' protesters; cops hang back

Labor has been removed from the new topic forums listed on the new DU3!

DU3 ... with a little help from Dr. Seuss ------>

My mom is in the hospital with Pneumonia

Secretary of State Clinton delivers historic speech on LGBT rights at U.N. in Geneva

Devastating ad!!--(I remember)

model / blogger walks into plane propeller - horribly injured, lost hand

Alec Baldwin tossed off American Airlines flight from LAX

Something to keep in mind as the Post Office gets massacred

There are 25+ locked threads on the front page of DU3's "Soapbox" forum

Woman denied food stamps kills self, shoots children

mitt says no to trump

DU3: It's hard for me to get used to technological changes,

no senate vote on lifting ban on military abortion coverage for rape and incest

Woman stripped and SEXUALLY assaulted by Victorian Police files official complaint

Al Gore Here at the Current Studio with Cenk

LMAO! Go to and see where it takes you!

Adding solar panels could cause the cost of electricity to go up

President Obama: 'On the whole, and in the long run, we shall go up or down together.'

President Obama: 'On the whole, and in the long run, we shall go up or down together.'

Conyers: U.S. attorney general reviewing Michigan emergency manager law

Bank Of America Sends Internal Email Exposing Where The "Occupy" Movement Is Hurting It Most

Some perspective on the locked threads in the DU3 Soapbox

How Abuse Changes a Child’s Brain

My God My President Is Black

"The Most Important Economic Speech of His Presidency" Robert Reich

DU 3 haiku

Check it out! Worker's Power interviews an ILWU member

Mom kills self and shoots kids in welfare office...

beautiful tit pictures. great set of tits. thanks so much du3 for setting up a playground for boys

Michele Bachmann confronted by boy who says: ‘My mommy’s gay but doesn’t need fixing’

Tennessee Firefighters Let Mobile Home Burn Because Couple Didn't Pay Protection Fee

Austerity in Europe.. what would you do

If Obama has 81% approval among liberals, why does DU not reflect that?

POLL: Higher education should be available to everyone who wants it.

Would someone please explain the U.S. War on Drugs to me?

Effin' bright yellow banner at the top is giving me a migraine.

What should the Occupy movement occupy next? 3 suggestions and a poll

Go to DU3!

Noam Chomsky LIVE on a 1hr Bob McChesney call-in show - Sunday 2pm EST

What did OWS do?

Down and Out on $250,000 a Year

DUer Wiley50 has passed away.

Durbin admits: " Gov. has been using Soc. Sec. funds to pay for other programs".

Cannot access DU3--at all.

I do not like the new DU3...Am I alone?

Bill Gates gave ALEC $376,635 to push education reform.

Obama in Kansas "Banks who cheat customers are opposing our Financial Reform efforts"

Thanks Occupy Wall Street For Inspiring the Youth With Your Tired Model of Revolution

Thanks Occupy Wall Street For Inspiring the Youth With Your Tired Model of Revolution

DU Needs Your Help -- Visit our new DU3 software preview and start posting!

Bringing the ‘War on Terror’ Home

If you've had a chance to examine DU3, I have one question

The new DU. Hygenically sealed and peanut safe area that you always wanted.