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Archives: January 2, 2011

The old Russia's downfall after leaving Afghanistan which

Concrete, steel, cameras, and paranoia

The Congressman King-Reincarnated as Senator Joe McCarthy

Tea Party Activists Angry at G.O.P. Leaders

Mother and Grandmother Die From Carbon Monoxide Poisoning (Oven to Heat Home)

A simple note of thanks

"Why did BBC call on Christian who supports execution of gays to comment on Sir Elton’s baby?"

U.S. Stepping Up Fight on Afghan (drug) Smuggling

The Occasionally Relevant Metric

Rumsfeld Memoir Highlights VIP Access to Government Files

Dissecting a recent poll. CNN makes it up.

GRAPHIC adverts similar to pictures on cigarette packets to fight obesity

Wikileaks: It's unlikely that any information revealed hadn't already been gathered by foreign intel

Albany, Ga. cop arrested for firing his service weapon into the air on New Years..

How the media distorts the story on education, literacy, intelligence: what they leave out

the college admissions/aid/choice process

DU loves animals more than people?

ZDNet's Wikileaks poll: You're conflicted

Open Letter to Those Who Attack Public Service Workers

consume...., or else...

Toles Toon: Remember When?

Sunday Talk Shows

Israel Preparing for ‘Large Scale War’: Cable

Nano Neuro Knitting, MIT creates material to stimulate brain healing

Health Care Better in 2011

Want to read how corrupt Republican politicians completely destroyed the city I grew up in?

Healthcare Timeline

Latest Wing Nut, Garbage, Mass EMail

Toco, a learning robot at MIT, amazing display of algorithms and programming designed

Teabagger Activists Angry at G.O.P. Leaders

Venezuelan Human Rights, (Venezuelan analysis)

EXPERTS SHOULDN'T BE NEEDED TO CALL OUTCOMES OF ELECTIONS (But unfortunately, they ARE!)

John Boehner’s Voting Record: A Crying Shame

John Boehner’s Voting Record: A Crying Shame

Beijing Residents Rush to Register New Cars to Meet China's Quota System

Seriously DUers - are you watching those

Undocumented workers pay into Medicaid, Social Security but won't be able to collect.

Who else cant wait for Rep Boner to be Speaker Of The House?

Holy Shite GEM$NBC is showing American Story-

Study: TSA Whole Body Scanners Ineffective at Detecting Explosives

Meet the Presstitutes - What teaparty movement Graham

The Lobbyist Who Fights Democracy…and Breast Milk

Pakistan government loses its majority

Does anyone think this is funny

US Navy to probe lewd videos shown to carrier crew

The Optimism of Uncertainty (Be of good cheer for the new year)

Forums on Dominionism/Christian Reconstruction

Dismantling the Greater Good

"Zippy" takes on Bill O'Reilly's theft of the word "Pinhead"

"Zippy" takes on Bill O'Reilly's theft of the word "Pinhead"

Bradley Manning's (Wikileaks) accusers have a dodgy past...

New Jersey Governor claims no responsibility for certain snowed-in citizens

what's wrong with the ed deformers

SUNDAY INFOGRAPHICS - Wikileaks Roundup!

SUNDAY INFOGRAPHICS - Wikileaks Roundup!

Demand lagging among tech firms for H1-B visas

10 Ways Right-Wingers Will Try to Wreck Any Economic Recovery

Why EL PAÍS chose to publish the leaks

Former Bush Advisor Greg Mankiw Wants Even More Wealth Inequality

Check out what Politifact.com has done. They've added the GOP promises to the Obameter section !!!

Check out what Politifact.com has done. They've added the GOP promises to the Obameter section !!!

So, you want to be a political operative?

Signing event to celebrate first action by Governor Dayton (providing health care coverage 4 100,000

On global weather change

U.S. Still Richly Rewarding Banksters-- Demonizing Schoolteachers

Things 2011 Should Leave Behind

"Having all the answers" only matters if we're asking the right questions.

Lina Lamont revisited

I heard this phrase on the news yesterday. "Our

Florida's schools, prisons and state government on Governor-elect Rick Scott's hit list.

Think times are tough here in the U.S.?

Do you believe in Left Right coalitions?

High hospital costs? Look at executive pay

Interesting juxtaposition of threads; "Detroit crumbling" and "Do computers put people out of work?"

The vindictive grand jury investigation of pain-relief advocate Siobhan Reynolds.

Venezuelans fret over prices after devaluation

For-Profit Colleges Charging More While Doing Less for Poorest

Many dissatisfied with Mass. anti-bullying law (too broad)

The most dangerous terrorist on American soil is.........

Chinese company wants to build 10,000- to 30,000-acre technology zone in Boise

The Independent: "Demonstration over Government cuts planned"

No One Cares

Gaza youth vent their anger with all sides in Israel/Palestine conflict, issue Manifesto for Change

Gaza youth vent their anger with all sides in Israel/Palestine conflict, issue Manifesto for Change

Non Sequitur TOON: Life's Great Truth

The New Speed of Money, Reshaping Markets

More Than 1,000 Dead Birds Plunge From Sky in Arkansas

Visitors snap up 100 trillion dollar Zimbabwe bank notes

Visitors snap up 100 trillion dollar Zimbabwe bank notes

Visitors snap up 100 trillion dollar Zimbabwe bank notes

We (someone) need to launch a grassroots effort to put "recall" on the

So cal watch out.

GOP Governors Ready to Kill Public Employee Contracts - FDL

Teabaggers already prepping for the 2012 campaign

wanna know how the REPUBLICAN congress will support the troops?

wanna know how the REPUBLICAN congress will support the troops?

Tax the Rich, End the War (video)

Twitter is lighting up, saying that Michelle O is expecting.

I'm tired of Obama. I'm tired of the New Democrats. I'm tired of DLC. I'm tired of Blue Dogs.

I'm tired of Obama. I'm tired of the New Democrats. I'm tired of DLC. I'm tired of Blue Dogs.

Add Japan to the list of countries that have recently tightened immigration policy

REPOST: I'm tired of Obama. I'm tired of the New Democrats. I'm tired of DLC. I'm tired of Blue Dogs

I know this against the rules but I really need to do the happy dance.

this really cracked me up.

Just watched Face the Nation don't miss it!

Skinner, would you please let me know how to protest an action of an overbearing moderator please?

she wasn't funny as a cast member of SNL....now she's nothing short of retarded....

"The videos were intended to be humorous skits" full of sexual innuendo and anti-gay remarks

Boy am I stupid... Lady Gaga .... Radio Gaga

Boy am I stupid... Lady Gaga .... Radio Gaga

What Would It Look Like If Red States Formed Their Own Country?

Cuomo Plans One-Year Freeze on State Workers’ Pay

Porno scanners go on the road.

America Home of the Happy

Cuomo Plans One-Year Freeze on State Workers’ Pay

The US military is the single largest consumer of oil in the world

Why Bill Gates has so much Money to Attack Teachers & Unions

California's Disgrace: Darrell Issa (CA-49)

Schwarzenegger cuts prison time for son of Democrat

Jobs growth may pick up, but not by that much

Afghan War Claims 10,081 Lives in 2010

Greg Mitchell: For The Naysayers Who Claim Wiki Cables Mean Little...

1939...

Alternate Reality: Bush has been given the power by congress to rule by decree. This makes him:

Obamas in Hawaii, pics

A really good, solid movie about the bursts of freedom that started to

On a random note, from Conservapedia: "Should We Ban The Butt Plug?"

Several Warnings, Then a Soldier’s Lonely Death

With Air Force's new drone, 'we can see everything'

How About A New Year's Resolution to Stop Outsourcing the American Dream?

Bold-face lie on FOX News: The 111th Congress never passed a budget or appropriations bill

Buy Fox

"Have you news of my boy Jack?"

Convicted Rapist Seeks Right to Starve to Death

To Prepare for Wikileaks, Bank of America Bought Some Dirty Domain Names

Jewish Daily Forward: Double Marker: A Gay Jew in the Navy

Check this out DUers -Whisper of a Thrill EARTH SONG Thomas Newman

Happy New Year Wingnuts - Hugo and Hillary

RESTREPO Just started on National Geographic

Changes to California Law Starting Jan 2011

IPhone Users Left Sleeping by Apple's Latest Alarm Clock Function Failure

US teen birth rate still far higher than W. Europe (contraceptive use)

Did EJ Dionne make Sen. elect Toomey swallow his own tongue?

US at War Since 1950: A New Year's Meditation

OK, there was a 1000+ bird kill, AND a massive fish kill in Arkansas

Georgia GOPer Pushes Bill For Taxes To Be Paid In Gold And Silver

Since we're talking Detroit photos, here's my brother's - now in the Detroit Public Library.

Indiana tax payers will buy your product...

what we need is...SOLIDARITY!

eLEGS

Smell Something Rotten? 2010 P.U.-litzer Prizes recognize the worst of U.S. journalism

Regarding the Detroit photos. The story accompanying them wasn't posted. It is a must read.

Now that the Debt is 14 Trillion should we have a VAT Tax for 2years

Now that the Debt is 14 Trillion should we have a VAT Tax for 2years

Top American Companies Are Creating More Jobs Abroad Than Here

So then if Atlantic Tuna spawn in the Gulf of Mexico

Judith Miller just criticized Julian Assange

Hey, Guardian... How'd you miss THIS STUFF in Detroit? (Just say no to decline/decay porn)

WTF? Judy Miller: Assange Is A "Bad Journalist" Because He 'Did NOT VERIFY Info'!!!

Lil' Lindsey the Chickenhawk thinks permanent U.S. presence in Afghanistan would be "beneficial"

Are the 2 odd ecological disasters in NW Arkansas related?

Dilma Roussef, Brazil's first female president, vows war on poverty

Republican Auto Thief Calls Obama "Corrupt"

Did you know that there's an anti-U.S. Chamber of Commerce?

Am I Doing This Right…Wat?!

Money Makes Women Seek Out Hotter, Older Partners

Ten Democratic Accomplishments You May Not Have Known About

India's hidden climate change catastrophe

Why I would like Bernie to run for President..........

Pastor Who Backed Prop 8 Held On Multiple Child Molestation Charges

What We Lost Because Obama Didn’t Prosecute Banksters - FDL

Kiss your 100-watt lightbulb goodbye

Social Security Taken Hostage !!!

What do you think is the best way to jumpstart our economy?

It's the youth of America who should be really pissed off.

There are some sick people out there

derby's 15 most annoying people of 2010

Congressman Boner, day two 2011, where are the jobs YOU promised us?

Tea baggers get a slap in the face ("lame duck" Congress)

CNN International says 4 to 5 thousand birds fell in Arkansas.

Massive fish kill + Massive bird kill - in Arkansas

American poorhouses

PLEASE help me respond to this editorial by my senator

More than 1,000 dead birds fall from sky in Arkansas

Goolsbee: Obama to Make ‘Tough Choices’ on Budget

PSA for newly exercisers and dieters.

What happens to the Social Security surplus if the debt ceiling isn't raised?

Why do Seniors vote Republican? When their whole welfare is based on SS and Medicare?

Our decades long War on Nouns.

Effin' TOOL and a HALF Matt Carter (TV Examiner) thinks Cenk's Palin-Vick comparison is "unusual"

Four Reasons Finland’s Schools are Better Than Ours

Did Reagan really "defeat" the Soviet Union?

When did leadership suddenly become about acceptable lying?

Did you hear the whistle blower on 60 mins. about the mixed up drugs?

CNN's poll question about Wikileaks is not very "objective" at all.

Oops -USS Enterprise Video Scandal: Navy Commander Revealed As Mastermind Behind Raunchy Videos

Lindsey Graham "I'm going to push for more tax cuts for the rich, paid for by seniors"

Arizona sheriff introduces all female chain gang

How many jobs have been lost to computers and technology?

A little Bible that the Right Wing needs to "brush up" on.

A little Bible that the Right Wing needs to "brush up" on.

Rick Scott to cut property taxes by 19% next year. Says it will be "fun. It's going to be exciting."

Does anyone, or has anyone live(d) in Costa Rica?

So at the end of the movie "Slither" (SPOILERS)

"Marcia Marcia Marcia!"

What does Big Nose Kate make you think about?

Yeah, the Badgers lost and the Packers will probably lose tomorrow...

Given these two choices, which would you pick?

Who thinks 2011 will be better then 2010?

EVERYONE LOOK OUT!!!!!

HOW MANY Martians are TOO MANY MARTIANS at a business lunch?

3 Studebakers on American Motor Classics all day!

IPhone Users Left Sleeping by Apple's Latest Alarm Clock Function Failure

Bon Appetit !!!

My sisters are 5150

Britain's anti-terror control orders condemned as 'trademark of despots'

Iran 'shoots down Western spy drones' in Gulf

Swede among terrorist suspects held in Uganda

I wanted to share my true feelings about today...

People watching the Packers game - what was up with that Bears time out?

If I tell my cats "The cake is a lie!" to get them out of the kitchen...

ok bears.....let's stomp on the pack........

Sometimes my relatives just amaze me

Its 2011 and ABE VIGODA is still alive

Chuck Berry collapses on keyboard at Congress Theater

Boy am I stupid... Lady Gaga .... Radio Gaga

Lindsey Graham: Permanent U.S. Presence In Afghanistan Would Be 'Enormously Beneficial'

GOP investigator critical of attorney general

Venezuelans fret over prices after devaluation

Iran says shot down two spy planes in Gulf--Fars

Jupiter project lures investor with promises of citizenship

In which way has the universe punished me most?

Mexico plans immigration shake-up

GOP lawmaker: Go after health care piece by piece

Afghan War Claims 10,081 Lives in 2010

The New Speed of Money, Reshaping Markets

Uncertain Smile..........

Kaine to stay as DNC chairman

President Obama has signed the 9/11 health coverage bill into law, the White House said.

Obama Won’t Face Primary Challenge in 2012, Democrat Leader Says

India's hidden climate change catastrophe

Goolsbee Says Failure to Raise U.S. Debt Ceiling Would Be `Catastrophic'

Ivory Coast mass graves investigation launched by UN

A rainy day at the beach

Abe Lincoln collapses on floorboard at Ford's Theater

Stir it up

Breakfast of Champions?

It's snowing in Canyon Country, Ca.

CHEERS fans...which was more tiresome, Sam & Diane or Rebecca's endless rich boyfriends?

Saw a couple smooching on the street corner today. I always smiled at young lovers when they kiss

GOP agenda: Major impact may be on 2012 election

DNC chair: Obama won't 'play mother may I?' with GOP

GOP-led House plans to fight Obama pollution plan

An Idiot Abroad - this has the makings of comedy genius!

Official: President Obama to sign 9/11 health bill Sunday

Wikileaks claims Irishman gunned down in Bolivia was set up

Texas sues EPA to save state air permitting program

Starting now: The late Leslie Nielsen on TCM in a sci-fi classic

Healthcare repeal bill coming before Obama's annual address

Borders Distributor Halts Shipments to Chain: Report

Boulder Democrat Polis plans to push decriminalizing marijuana at federal level

"Drinking from the toilet" is the phrase for this evening. Modify a thread title to include

Can somone help me with a really basic computer question?

Seahawks: Best of the Worst

Percentage of times people tell you THAT'S NOT FUNNY when, in reality you're laughing your ASS off?

Hooray! Douchebag is still not on the list.

RNC faces $20 million debt in 2011

Ozzy scares his fans at London's Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum

Obama aide: Don't 'play chicken' with debt ceiling

I just had the most depressing thought about weight loss

I just had the most depressing thought about weight loss

'Huge' demonstration over Government cuts planned

It's 2011 and GORN is still alive

why does your subconscious bring people back in dreams?

What was the greatest era of Rock music?

Deep down, we all want to be on the road

Public Workers Facing Outrage as Budget Crises Grow

Kan. school defends decision to kick out students

Wikileaks Releases Oft-Discussed April Glaspie 1990 Cable from Iraq Before Kuwait Invasiont

I have no real materialistic wants but I have a $30 gift card from Target

And the Seahawks are in the playoffs!

Facing WikiLeaks Threat, Bank Plays Defense

Kaine: No serious 2012 primary challenge to Obama

USS Enterprise Video Scandal: Navy Commander Revealed As Mastermind Behind Raunchy Videos

Magnitude 7.1 - ARAUCANIA, CHILE

Issa says Obama administration is 'one of most corrupt'

Doesn't anyone proofread anymore?

Kitty Balloon Porn (DIAL-UP WARNING)

Cuomo Plans One-Year Freeze on State Workers’ Pay

Talking Stig

Anyone try "Blu Cigs"?

(Alan Grayson interview) Enter: Swinging. Exit: Much the Same Way.

Massive fish kill blankets Arkansas River

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Let's Play Twister 2011 Edition.

As I can't ask for health advice, send your vibes, white light, etc.

More than 1,000 dead birds fall from sky in Ark.

Political cartoonist Tony Auth: 'End of Life Conversation'

Statement by the President on the terrorist attacks in Egypt and Nigeria

Ringing In the New Year With New Education Benefits for Wounded Warriors

Obama signs 9/11 health bill

"Issa says he won't investigate White House job offer to Rep. Sestak"

10 Ways Right-Wingers Will Try to Wreck Any Economic Recovery

Biden to take bigger role as Obama faces stronger GOP

January 3, 1861

WARNING: Rough Year (2011) Ahead !

January 2, 1861

Look for economy to gain traction in new year

Okay, what New Year's resolutions does the Obama administration need to make?

2010 Milestones: Senator Sanders looks back at 2010.

Tim Kaine is a bigot? How?

What Is A Progressive?

Republicans may have the votes to repeal HCR and to override a veto-Politico

The Oval Office has New Drapes

Which comes closest to your views about President Obama and torture

White House White Board: Health Reform & Rate Review

West Wing Week: 12/24/10 or ''AKA Santa Claus''

George Clooney Works To Prevent War In Sudan

Queensland Flood Crisis (Sunday)

Best of 2010 TDPS: Gay Officer Mike Carney Tells Story of Discrimination on Police Force

Armadillo- Winner of Cannes - Follows Danish Soldiers in Afghanistan

Obama's Vlog: Happy 2011!

Funeral At An HMO

The Shame of the Nation

Weird Liberal Head Show #259: Introducing- the Palinism of the Day!

Goodbye, 2010

The Second 1980 Presidential Debate, October 28, 1980

Rep. Weiner Previews 112th Congress

Investigation Of Commander Of US Aircraft Carrier After Anti-Gay Videos W/ Simulated Sex Acts

Young Turks: Top 10 Viral Videos of 2010 - #1 (Republican Phil Davison Goes Nuts!)

Darrell Issa To Investigate Obama For Crap Bush Did

Joe Miller can't congratulate Murkowski -- he claims he doesn't have her number LOL

Schwarzenegger, 1990: 95% of the people in the world need to be told what to do and how to behave

Obama rewards failure: Tim Kaine to remain as DNC chairman

Bugs Bunny Rebel Rabbit cartoon, 1949 (political allegory)

President Kennedy welcomes National Congress of American Indians, including my grandfather

“Internet a very large-scale spying machine” – info leaking site co-founder

Afghanistan, Colombia, Vietnam: The Deep Politics of Drugs and Oil

Wikileaks, The United States, Sweden, And Devil's Island

Roger Ebert: Starting Over

Honor the WikiLeakers By Alexander Cockburn

Total Cost of Wars Since 2001, Current Military $965 billion.

Are You Ready for the Revolution? (Mickey Z.)

Nicholas Kristof on Inequality

Several Warnings, Then a Soldier’s Lonely Death

Plea for Pollard’s Release

Sunday Funnies: Best Political Cartoons of the Week

Demise of Iraqi water park illustrates limitations, abuse of U.S. funding program

The 30,000 lost children of the Franco years are set to be saved from oblivion

Vermont: Creating a singular health system

The vindictive grand jury investigation of pain-relief advocate Siobhan Reynolds

Reasons why Bradley Manning's alleged Crimes are Serious and deserve Harsh Punishment

Why Washington Hates Hugo Chavez By Mike Whitney

Ancient Food Forest, a lesson in Permaculture

Australia flood pollution threatens Great Barrier Reef – ‘A lot of coral will die’

Happy Birthday to the Clean Air Act -- 40 Years Young!

Australia: ‘We have not seen water this high in recorded history here’

5 FARC hostages home in January: Cordoba .

Intriguing item about Hillary and Hugo in Brasilia today

I've been so excited that I didn't catch who won the Orange, Sugar and Cotton Bowls.

5 up in my money league

Guillen's son Oney calls Jenks 'punk'

Patriots filleting the Dolphins, 38-0

MLB Reliever Main Suspect In Murder

Unfortunately the 49ers win...should pick 7th.

Well, we have a first in the NFL.

Brett Favre says he's done. For real this time.

A 7-9 Team is in the Playoffs

I learned today my nephew is on the 2011 draft list for the USHL.

Congratulations to the Cowboys on their shot at the buzzer, 14-13

Maryland hires a new football coach and its.....NOT

Would you have run the ball on the 2 point conversion (Rose Bowl)

a great video about tv gay moments

Two East Jerusalem residents arrested over Hamas plot to fire rockets into Israeli soccer game

Restricting Israel's Arab minority

Tensions Flare After Israeli Forces Kill Palestinian At West Bank Checkpoint

Arab Nazareth, Israeli Democracy--Bundist Dreams

Israel Preparing for ‘Large Scale War’: Cable

Gaza youth vent their anger with all sides in Israel/Palestine conflict, issue Manifesto for Change

Peter "Sleazy" Christopherson died on my birthday

I do not care if it is myth: I want to read the story as indicating something about a certain era

Pakistanis strike in favour of the death penalty for blasphemy

Isolated Knob in Terra Cimmeria

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