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Archives: January 20, 2011

China Extends Postings of Its Panda Ambassadors

Check out google's splash page.

"why can't I find the health forum?"

"why can't I find the health forum?"

So I have not watched nova in years

News of the World hacking scandal throws spotlight on Murdoch media empire

Heartwarming: Boos drown out calls for "civility" at Cthulhu Black's debut

Bloomberg Has a Dream

cartoon on religion

House votes to repeal health care reform.

Royal Mail sell-off plan sails through parliament (UK)

15 years of Ed Deform in Chicago. Results?

Chromium, Cancer, and the CIA

Isn't it more of a Patient's Rights bill? Or at least a Health Insurance regulation bill?

Isn't it more of a Patient's Rights bill? Or at least a Health Insurance regulation bill?

billionaire publisher says public workers = "new elite class"

billionaire publisher says public workers = "new elite class"

Got Dough? How Billionaires Rule Our Schools

NYT-Silver- Blue Dogs oppose health care reform repeal - only 3 Dems join GOP

These astroturf libertarians are the real threat to internet democracy

pffffftttt.....

why is it that the Right can't handle any criticism and will try to blacklist

October Natural Gas Production Sets Another New All-Time Record

March 20, 2003 --Mea Culpa

US woman solves her own kidnapping as a baby

Gates’ Grim Expression and America’s Worries

Gates’ Grim Expression and America’s Worries

NYC Public schools science competition finalists fell 75% under Bloom-Klein

Was just over at DU3

Sonya Peres, president's wife, dies at 87 in Tel Aviv

Before White House state dinner, Obama presses Hu on rights (VIDEO)

Before White House state dinner, Obama presses Hu on rights (VIDEO)

Doctor: Health bill is the start of full privatisation of British National Health Services

Take CNN's poll: Should healthcare reform be repealed?

Here's hoping that McCain's recommendation of Lieberman for Secretary of Defense is enough

Cat shelter owner must return $50,000 Pepsi grant

TYT interview with Skinner link.

So, is it just me or do you feel like on this lofty tenth anniversary of DU,

Jesus' General: Zsuzsanna's Advice for the Ladies

B OF A redefines grace period with new fee

What's Next: For The Chinese Communist Party

Moved to Texas 2/18/01.

Not one labor leader was invited to those

Mexico's Ex-President Vicente Fox: Legalize Drugs

Congratulations DU! 10 years of giving a voice to the public!

Congratulations DU - 10 years

Harry Reid should echo Michael Corleone's response in answer to the "repeal."

interesting development? blue dog reversal on health care?

I originally posted this on my blog on 4-5 2009, Right -wing Parrots and GOP fanning the flames

President Obama up 8 points in a month

Ft. Hood suicides... 22 in 2010, 242 total for Army in 2010,,,, wtf?

Power to the people!

Cost of traffic congestion in U.S. reached $115 billion in '09, 3.9 billion gallons gas wasted

I'd love to see the front page from the first Free Republic

Boehner the Boor

Free heroin has resulted in stabilizing/lowering number of addicts

The Rise of the Chinese Cheneys

Wal-Mart seen announcing healthier foods

That preview of the new DU layout on the 10-year page looks very nice.

A 21-gun salute.

Global Post: Terry Jones banned from Britain over Quran controversy

Independent UK: One in five young people out of work as jobless total hits 2.5m in Britain

Cal. Sen. Leland Yee slams Limbaugh for mocking Chinese language

So, Rep. Peter King wants to investigate the scary Muslims, eh?

Tea party unpopularity at an all-time high

The Budget, as haiku

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FAA warns of a potential GPS outage

Eight technology revolutions that are now relics

Educating Rep. Joe Wilson on how a bill becomes a law

The Rude Pundit: House Republicans Waste Our Time Waltzing with the Veiled Green Fairy

Only People Can Vote—Only People Should Finance Campaigns

Jim Hightower: Sorry Tea Partiers -- The GOP Only Cares About Their Corporate Paymasters.....

November 2008's election had an agenda..so did Nov 2010's election

"Ask not what your country can do for you..."

"Ask not what your country can do for you..."

Sing Your Song - Harry Belafonte and daughter Gina

Sing Your Song - Harry Belafonte and daughter Gina

What makes someone a public figure?

Lieberman at his finest: calling Arianna Huffington "sweeheart" as he disses her on MJ today.

Republicans don't give a rat's ass about protecting innocent lives...

Sorry, I Gotta. My Favorite FR Post Evah!

Solar-powered roads could make snow disappear

Canadian accused in terror plot that killed 5 US soldiers in Iraq. Looking to get "his own seat in

Mark Kelly coming up on GEM$NBC

highlights of the single payer plan for VT (report issued yesterday)

F.B.I. and Police Arrest More Than 100 in Mob Sweep

JPMorgan Chase Agrees to Pay Troops for Mortgage Interest Overcharging, give back homes

Michelle Obama, Wal-Mart announce healthy food campaign - story and pics

Joe LIEberman's retirement: Who was he more worried about The Left or the Teabaggers?

Trent Franks: Sarah Palin is committed to protecting innocent life.

A poll for every purpose

'Joe Lieberman is a modern-day profile in courage'

Toon: Ending a trillion dollar medical entitlement

Soldiers Forced to See Chaplain After Failing Army's Spiritual Fitness Test

Corn and Country: Nebraska, Mexico, and the Global Economy

Can we agree now about the political value of the President's conciliatory posturing?

Excuse me, but, "AZ Restaurant Owner is Messed Up", or something like that?

Rude Pundit much more eloquently than I can say....

Bedbugs in NYC are 250 times more resistant to pesticide than bedbugs in Florida - sped-up evolution

Happy Birthday DU!

Is GEM$NBC the only station covering the bomb

Pelosi to name Gabrielle Giffords to West Point board

Thieves snort cremated human, animal remains believing the ashes were cocaine

Las Vegas City Council in USA opened with Hindu mantras

If Obama helps to reduce Social Security, will you vote for him in 2012 ?

Instead Of Just A Slogan, Why Not "Repeal Your Own Healthcare" As An Actual BILL?

Kind of liking the news coverage today.

Important: Summary of Soc. Sec. changes effective this year:

Man facing murder charges after stabbing partygoers who complained about his flatulence

George Will is just not into all that 'We, the People' stuff

George Will is just not into all that 'We, the People' stuff

Republican Honeymoon is Over

Morbid Curiosity Leading Many Voters To Support Palin (Video)

Vatican: 1997 letter warning bishops not to report sexual abuse has been "misunderstood"

Either brilliant psy-ops or a sad truth. Chinse pay for American Chinese lessons in public school

If Obama helps to reduce Social Security, will you vote for him in 2012 ?

Bernie Sanders criticizes the Smithsonian for selling Chinese-made busts of U.S. presidents

republicans hammered Obama for taking on healthcare as his first priority

Yay!!! We finally have "publicly-financed" campaigns...sort of.

What I learned and why it matters (re: eight year federal medical cannabis prosecution)

A very interesting website of pictures of gay adults when they were kids

Fifty Years After Eisenhower’s Farewell Address, A Look at "Prophets of War"

The GOOP offers its repeal bill. Courtesy of my representative no less, Paul Broun, Jr. (GA-10)

US deports first Haitians since earthquake

Reince Priebus - LOOK WHAT HAPPENS if you take out all the vowels

Obama's Deregulation Dance With Wall Street

Reagan Was NO FRIEND Of Blacks

Hey F(ree) R(republic):

Senate Dems OK to repeal small part of health law

List of Republican proposed budget cuts

So, President Aristide has renewed his requests to be allowed to go home

6 Lunatics Inspired by Fox News and Glenn Beck?

Americans Are Far Less Conservative Than the Right Wing Claims

I remember exactly where I was,

Cohen says shows like trutv's Conspiracy is stuff, that produces OKC and Tucson

hypocracy & human rights

Obama support boosts Walmart’s expansion plan

TSA rules have been a blow to snow-globe collectors.

Someone tries to bomb MLK parade: media snores.

Flashback 1798: Congress Passes Socialized Medicine and Mandates Health Insurance

Massive Propane Recall: Feds Warn of Explosion Danger

N.J. is given final deadline to appeal or repay $271M ARC tunnel bill

I LOVE this place!

I just saw an political ad that caught me by surprise

Web images to get expiration date (BBC)

Walmart "inspired by first lady Michelle Obama's campaign to fight childhood obesity"

OSHA backs down on work noise standard, FDA backs down on medical-device regulation (WSJ)

My Botox'd Generation: Skin Tight at the Golden Globes

Cool, First Lady and Bo greet surprised visitors on tour at White House (live streaming video)

Worst Urgent Care Center - ever:"State investigates baby born in Fulton parking lot"

The Significance Of A Symbolic Gesture

The Significance Of A Symbolic Gesture

Boycott, Picket Shut Down this POS in Tuscon! Lion Tacos?!

Poll indicates Ohio voters think crying Boehner is manly

Boyfriend proposes to stewardess during flight

Cathy is mortified by the incident and both laughs and cries when she talks about it.

I posted this earlier in response to the thread regarding...

Boner to Caroline Kennedy: 'Still time' to run

An exculpanation?-I am so misunderstood.

Conservative Blogger Calls For Giffords To Resign, Says Holding Seat Akin To ‘Political Brett Favre’

Moon Rebuilding Washington Times

"Fox News' credibility is on the decline"

A TSA Romance Novel

Dive Team Locates Stolen, Snorted Ashes

Blackwater Founder Is Said to Back African Mercenaries

Sorry Tea Partiers--The GOP Only Cares About Their Corp Paymasters & Wealthy Elites (Jim Hightower)

Former CIA “Ghost Prisoner” Abu Zubaydah Recognized as “Victim” in Polish Probe of Secret Prison

Boy, 9, Sells Toys To Raise $2.85 For Giffords (what a great kid!)

Depressing Toon of the day

Why America's gun laws won't change...

"We Should Take More Pride in Our Manufacturing Dominance; We Still Make LOTS of Stuff Here"

"We Should Take More Pride in Our Manufacturing Dominance; We Still Make LOTS of Stuff Here"

Yeah yeah---it aint the Gun that kills----- whatever!

Siegelman's Lawyer Says Appeal To 11th Circuit Was 'Lively, Interesting'

George Clooney OK after contracting malaria

Jesus Horatio Christ!

Initial jobless benefit claims fall 37k to 404k for the week

I am puzzled by "abstract racism".

Fox's Kelly Absurdly Claims Fox Personalities Do Not Invoke Nazis

Don't snort the bath salt

MYTHS We LIVE By

OK first-grader disciplined for pointing finger like gun - This time IMHO school is right

Now the NY Daily News is running with Nat Enquirer "Tawd" Palin cheating

Teen gets prison sentence for fatal alpaca beating

Pikas: The cutest animal you may never see again

Send Boehner the form he can submit to cancel his federal health insurance

A little while ago there was a study out linking poverty with a tendency to vote GOP. Link, anyone?

Obama brushes off idea that his ambassador to China could run against him in 2012

O'Reilly and Miller - openly stupid and racist (edited transcript)

Ah the religion of the low taxes

Latino Republicans and immigrant rights groups react with fury to immigration bill (Colorado)

Message from Congressman Jay Inslee re: Health Care Repeal Vote

Have you checked out DU 3.0 yet?

Howard Dean: The 'State Of The Progressive Movement' Is Strong

Insane Bachmann: Repeal the president and the senate. THATS NOT HOW IT WORKS

South Carolina governor sued over hostility to unions

South Carolina governor sued over hostility to unions

WTH is going on re: NBC Nightly News?!

WTH is going on re: NBC Nightly News?!

Want to repeal Health Care? Give up your Fed Health Insurance.

John, please move from the distractions. Where are the jobs? Did you lie to the American people?

From Biden - Promises Kept

From Biden - Promises Kept

An embarrassed France backpedals from its support of Tunisia's Ben Ali

Cops: Van burst into flames after gas poured in carburetor

SUPER-sized DU 10th Anniversary Celebration..."Wayback Machine" screenshot from February 16, 2001

CCR Appeals to Fox News President for Help in Silencing Glenn Beck Misinformation Campaign Against

CCR Appeals to Fox News President for Help in Silencing Glenn Beck Misinformation Campaign Against

CCR Appeals to Fox News President for Help in Silencing Glenn Beck Misinformation Campaign Against

Huffpo: DADT Cost Almost $200 Million In Five Years: GAO Report

Huffpo: DADT Cost Almost $200 Million In Five Years: GAO Report

Huffpo: DADT Cost Almost $200 Million In Five Years: GAO Report

Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan called for jury duty

Over a million immigrants land U.S. jobs in 2008-10

The case against Blair: 15 charges that have yet to be answered

Serious political question: My good friend, a Canadian, asked this

KO to discuss attached subject on countdown.......

Screenshots - May 4, 2006 - 2nd greatest thread

Former Quantico Commander Objects to Treatment of Bradley Manning

British PM demands release of Blair’s secret letters to Bush on Iraq war

Railroad Worker Claims He was Fired for Refusing to Pray

Dems Growing Convinced That GOP Will Try To Force Shutdown Over Health Care Funds

Freshman GOP Rep(and maybe 2nd) To Carry Concealed Firearm In Aftermath Of Arizona Shooting

The Ambassador's Book, Stanford and WikiLeaks

Gloria Borger: Why America is growing tired of Palin

Issa said he was a member of Nixon's elite Republican Guard at the World Series

Todd Palin sex scandal article in NY Daily News

Woman who fell into fountain faces theft charges, has criminal record

Boehner On What Spending Cuts The House GOP Plans To Enact: ‘You’re Asking Me?’

Sen. Mike Lee of Utah, a "No Government" Republican

Watch Jon Stewart's Daily Show Invitation for Glenn Beck

boner moved to tears yet again

Policing the rush to charter schools

Representatvie 'Gabby' Giffords and 'Health Care-2011'

Bounty hunter shot by LAPD officer awarded nearly $1.2 million

Bill Black: Still Banking on Fraud

Bill Black: Still Banking on Fraud

I Thought The Mafia No Longer Exists

RIP Jerold Solovy, a towering figure and reformer among IL's legal lions

Teachers are not pushing our kids far enough

OK..just got off work/brain dead.. WTF happened with the healthcare bill?

Fox News Abruptly Cuts Away From Giffords Vigil As Mourner Says ‘And I Say to You, Sarah Palin’

If Democrats Agree to Social Security Cuts, We'll Lose the Presidency and the Senate

If Democrats Agree to Social Security Cuts, We'll Lose the Presidency and the Senate

If Democrats Agree to Social Security Cuts, We'll Lose the Presidency and the Senate

Does anyone know what this is? Someone asked me and I don't know:

Now it's Fred Phelps vs Hollywood!

Ohio Governor, John Kasich, declares MLK day on March 17th.

Dear Governor Palin,

COLORADO: Catholic Diocese Launches 12-Step Program For Homosexuals

Mei Xiang & Tian Tian stay in DC for 5 more years - panda pics

So I turned on MSNBC this morning.....

DU has rejected my suggestion for a new GD rec/unrec system.

The Onion News Network premieres on IFC on Friday January 21st at 10pm ET

Watching the PBS series on NASA this evening

Steny Hoyer: "We need to address Medicare and Medicaid and Social Security"

OK, now this is very cool!

Did Bristol deliberately start false rumor about Levi and Tripp?

Investigation Into Frosh GOP Rep Rivera Expands

Darrell Issa - Car-thief / arsonist / scumbag

The 20 Best Nicknames in the Big Mafia Bust

What causes charlie horses? And how did they get that name?

One the Eve of the Citizens United Decision - Some Train Wreck Responses to a Train Wreck Decision

School plans field trip... To grand opening of new Super-Walmart

"The republicans have a health care plan - it's called get sick & die" - dems are missing a great

Warning to the rest of you- here's how Texas is saving money(update)

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

Eugene Robinson: The GOP's rude awakening on health-care repeal

Call their bluff!!

F.B.I. and C.I.A. use a forensic technique called “vein-matching”

Why America is growing tired of Palin

AT&T asks top court to recognize its ‘personal privacy'

In Tucson Shooting Fallout, Rightbloggers Find a New Public Enemy #1: Paul Krugman

fwiw (RAYGUN's Alzheimer's) a connected DC wingnut back then told a visitor

OK, I'll admit it. I like Michael Steele.

OK, I'll admit it. I like Michael Steele.

Sorry Rachel

Sorry Rachel

Upcoming GOP primary race to say "There you go again" first?

Ah white supremacists MIGHT be involved

Santorum: Almost Remarkable For A Black Man' To Say We Can Decide Who's A Person

Apple under fire for pollution and poisoned Chinese workers

This could be why I keep having relatives refuse to speak to me...

Did anybody else notice that poll on Lawrence..........

Colbert just had a SCATHING segment about John F Kennedy vs FOX "News"

Colbert just had a SCATHING segment about John F Kennedy vs FOX "News"

Josh Marshall: Politics can never be separated from policy

LOL RushBo starting up old bait & switch, 2012 edition

Toon: Don't Worry!

If anyone needs to hear some good news...

Bonuses for Bankers, Bankruptcy for Public Services

Obama’s Social Security Talk Turning Voters Off: Majority now trust Republicans on Social Security!

(mostly) pro-socialism article from a business magazine

Village Voice: NYPD Cops' Training Included an Anti-Muslim Horror Flick

"nothing remains" - 25 Tons of Bombs Wipe Afghan Town Off Map

CONGRATULATIONS EVERYONE - 10 YEARS...

Reform group: Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas had Citizens United conflicts of interest

Can we have a remembrance thread for all we've lost here on DU?

So, Mitch McConnell and friends are assuring the American people that "Oh, yes, there WILL

JFK... 50 years ago today.

Police Seize Large Amount Of Weapons From Blogger Who Praised Gifffords Shooting:‘1 Down 534 to go"

Original, longer Beck video link: Shoot them in the head.

Is there anybody in the GOP presidential candidate field who is qualified to be commander in chief?

The Daily Show/Colbert Report One-Two Palin Punch

Solved: Dead Birds Mystery In Dacono (CO) (2nd poisoning by USDA)

Gayle King is so uninformed that I have to turn her off many times.

House GOP Lists $2.5 Trillion in Spending Cuts

Anybody hear a giant sucking sound?

This is America -

FAA Notice to Airmen -- During testing, the GPS signal may be unreliable or unavailable.

Pastors Declare "Civil War" After Supreme Court Rejects DC Gay Marriage Case

Republicon fiscal lies + Media Gullibility = Total financial BS (R)

most. effective. speaker. ever.

War, Violence, and Spiritual Death

Wondering if you're schizophrenic? Take this test...

Why are all the "tea party patriots" healthcare talking points removed from their site?

A Supreme Conflict of Interest (petition)

Dennis Kucinich at risk of losing because of re-districting.

Elisabeth Hasselbeck seems to have forgotten that she called Palin's crosshairs ad "despicable"

Alan Grayson claims Sarah Palin ‘instigated’ Tucson massacre

Lieberman to Huffington RE: Iraq & WMDs on "Morning Joe"..."Saddam had every intention...sweetheart"

2010 hits global temperature high

As Citizens United Turns 1, U.S. Supreme Court Considers Corporate Personhood Again

Tucson memorial speakers 'scoff at Jesus': Franklin Graham

WTF.....Now Bachman (heading to Iowa) and Palin might both be running for president!

Is this recent "Obama cutting SS" meme, a GOP coordinated backlash?

Rep. Lewis: Declaration's ‘Pursuit of Happiness’ allows congress to force you to buy insurance

Why the right is getting a free pass on Tuscon...

Senator Joe Liarman

For those of you that do not understand the concept of Goebbels's Big Lie

Two-thirds of Americans choose higher taxes for Medicare, Social Security over reduced benefits -NYT

The Big Republican Lie

Dems Press GOPers To Repeal Their Own Benefits Along With Health Care Law

"We oppose this war." - Front page of DU, March 20, 2003.

New Washington Post/ABC Poll: Americans View Tea Party Less Favorably Than Russia, Socialism!

The Bedbug: The Pest That Will Not Die!

Joan Rivers Says Palin Joke Cost Her Fox News Booking

Joan Rivers Says Palin Joke Cost Her Fox News Booking

Palin's Crosshairs

Yellowstone Has Bulged as Magma Pocket Swells

No one could possibly have predicted this..

David Sirota: Maddow Shows How the "National" Media Isn't National At All

Non paid writer for Huff Post fired for helping union protest of bankers yesterday (UPDATE petition)

Non paid writer for Huff Post fired for helping union protest of bankers yesterday (UPDATE petition)

Non paid writer for Huff Post fired for helping union protest of bankers yesterday (UPDATE petition)

Khephra the legend.

Skinner: Why not repost your "Seven Days Underground"

Stephen Harper's Assault on Democracy

Bills strike at state labor panel (one wants to end MY right to be in a union)

Am I the only person who...

Am I the only person who...

Michelle Obama being blamed for pedestrian deaths

Remember the 'Mystery Rocket' near L A a few weeks ago.

Official: Spokane MLK Day Bomb 'WORST DEVICE I'VE EVER SEEN'

Obama to Close Political Office and Start 2012 Campaign

i am a huge reader. i read first chapter, then end of book, then finish book. husband says

Cop vs John Williams, hard of hearing with pocketknife, didn't have time to comply b4 shot/killed

‘You’re Going to Have to Shoot Them in the Head,’ Beck Said of Democratic Leaders

john ashcroft is coming to my city to talk about character

The global economy won't recover, now or ever

I am so frustrated and feel so impotent

Tucson Surveillance Video Shows Judge John Roll Died Saving A Life.

Should Loughner receive the death penalty or life in prison?

Oh, that precocious Lil' Ricky Sanatorium...First he links men + dogs, now it's slavery + abortion.

A Trillion Dollars a Year to the Richest 1%: They didn't work harder than the rest of us.

I remembered this quote I learned in high school and looked it up today

Self-deleted by member

Beck, June '10: 'You're Gonna Have to Shoot Them in the Head'; Byron Williams Cited Becks June Shows

HOLY SHIT!!!! Increasing concerns GOP will shut down entire fed govt to stop health care reform

My daughter's HEALTH class

My daughter's HEALTH class

How has DU changed your life? Survey:

Very ominous and shocking development in Canadian media regulations. A boon to the hard Right.

Very ominous and shocking development in Canadian media regulations. A boon to the hard Right.

Spound?

Does anyone have a COMPREHENSIVE list of incidents of right-wing violence?

Why didn't lawrence O'Donnell,..

President, Dem lawmakers diverge on Social Security

Two Suns? Twin Stars Could Be Visible From Earth By 2012

Open season on senior citizens - now public pensions targeted

How Did Steve Jobs Get His Liver?

Lesley Stahl: "Oh, my, he's gonzo"-CBS almost reported Reagan was mentally unfit in 1986

Found this cute pic on that site which should not be named...

I Have No Problem Whatsoever With Rep. Cohen Linking The GOP To "The Big Lie" Strategy Of Goebbels

McDonald’s to serve pure maple syrup in Vermont

Fellow DUers.. How did you find this place?

One green girl's story of ditching shampoo (hair never looked better)

Can any DUers help here? Urgent. Furry lives depend on us.

Feinberg in FL admitting mistakes in Gulf payouts. Too busy with plan to expedite teacher firings...

Police Seize ‘Large Amount’ Of Weapons From Blogger Who Praised Gifffords Shooting

10-Year DU Veterens, Check In

10-Year DU Veterens, Check In

Please some positive vibes for Sarge- Sarge gave me the okay

Nazi references are wrong, I don't care who makes them

Nazi references are wrong, I don't care who makes them

Repuke Rep To America: "Quit whining about your "hang nails & fever blisters"

The DU Admins have a 10th Anniversary present for you.

Did Todd Palin Have an Affair with a Massage Therapist?

Newsflash 1798: Founders favored "government run health care"

Al Gore: 'Defend the Internet'

When I voted for Barack Obama in 2008, in a way, I thought I was voting for JFK.

Santorum Doubles Down: Abortions Violate Civil Rights Like Slavery Did

What Does WikiLeaks Have On Bank of America? (Mary Bottari/The Center for Media and Democracy

I Can't Stop Loving You

Woo Hoo!

Yoga tip

I am about to embark on the next, and possibly last, Great Adventure of My Life.

Early weekend music-Clapton live and acoustic in Japan, 2001- "Key to the Highway"...

Happy tenth birthday to DU.

Dupe.

Happy FUCKIN' Anniversary Lounge!

Hey Jude (flow chart)

Take this survey!

Parking sign confusion

My god, my god... why hast thou forsaken me?

Doncha just love it when you get.....

Ode to a Pelican:

Very few people know that Skittles used to be into the swinging lifestyle.

Admit it!!! MANY of our SO's would greatly envy Snuffy the Cat.

Watch Apple iTunes count up to 10,000,000,000 Iphone / IPad Apps downloaded

He did not enjoy his online shopping experience.

Wolf moon rising

Wolf moon rising

How to make your kids pull up those damn droopy pants:

Wolf Moon - Type O Negative

Going back to college...

Trekkie Nerd Heaven: Enterprise leaves drydock CGI in High Definition!

I'm expecting my first child in April. Any tips on how to introduce his presence to 2 kitties?

It IS 2011. Where ARE the flying cats???!!! nt

Saw "True Grit" tonight. Coen Brothers do it again...

Tips on making movies less traumatic for a kitteh?

Grateful Dead to release $450, 60-disc "Europe 72" box set (all 22 shows of the tour)

great thrift shop find- chia obama still in the box.

"Growing old with her is going to be a f----n' blast! (until I cheat on her too!)"

Buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo.

So, my husband is working out of town - the weather the next ten days

YouTube: Paul McCartney, Kennedy Center Honors, Dec. 28, 2010

I'm torn between posting here and DU3.

Does anyone know anything about permanent disability?

The word for the day is "spound". Use "spound" in any post or thread title ...

Why the media won't interview MFM anymore (OR) Sometimes MFM takes everything WAY too literally.

Better play it safe - don't stop anywhere within 1000 feet of this sign. Ever.

Sports Fans - Pop Quiz... Football... Who was the first...

Saw "The Jackie robinson Story" today. Got me to wondering

MiddleFingerMom may SOUND happy... but he's suffered a tragic... TRAGIC loss.

Why do bats supposedly fly out of hell very quickly?

Hu is President of China.

Actual air temp in Fargo right now: -20F

Speculation runs wild about Duvalier’s plan

President, Dem lawmakers diverge on Social Security

Bill would make Coloradans organ donors by default

Overheard in the Deep South: "Dayum... you are just one big ol' bag o' sexy!!!"

APNewsBreak: Calif. handgun ammo rules thrown out

Don Siegelman, Richard Scrushy lawyers argue in Florida court to have convictions tossed

P n e u m o n o u l t r a m i c r o s c o p i c s i l i c o v o l c a n o c o n i o s i s

Take CNN's poll: Should healthcare reform be repealed?

Supreme Court reverses privacy rights decision affecting federal contract workers.

UK bans ‘Koran burning’ pastor

Swiss ex-banker faces new probe over WikiLeaks data

Can I get some some Lounge vibes for Mrs. bluesbassman?

GOP spending cuts would affect millions of people

Bombings kill at least 50 along pilgrim route to Shiite holy city of Karbala

Mexico's Ex-President Vicente Fox: Legalize Drugs

MiddleFingerMom and two of his buddies have taken up "art" photography.

Tunisian ministers quit ruling RCD party

Oh, God. TMZ got their hands on the new "Octomom" video.

Fuck, it's cold......

I've done something crazy...and I need your help...

Can sleeping with your pets make you sick?

i am cooking a pot of navy beans and watching the temp drop, another cold front coming.

At least 207 missing in Brazil floods, 741 dead

hey lounge! got a new tune to share (and a radiohead cover) =)

Origameow.

Uproar as minister after minister quits Irish cabinet

Muslim countries cited on religious freedom

Higher Taxes Wouldn’t End Some Deficits

Tunisian army fires warning shots during protest

boy, I feel safe now

Those of you who have eaten at a Joe's Crab Shack - how is it?

Just Before Hearings, King Will Appear On Anti-Muslim Group's TV Show

US cable claims Swiss linked Iran, Gitmo to UBS

Ex-cop faces 30 years over torture of suspects

(Conservative) Lady Warsi claims Islamophobia is now socially acceptable in Britain

Report faults Daniel Pearl murder investigation (New details emerge after 3 1/2 year investigation)

Limbaugh the "football expert" doesn't like "Da Bears"

The REAL reason Einstein came up with an answer for EVERYTHING!!!

Police search for Moron

U.S. to send more insurance exchange money to states

I don't want to hear ANYBODY claim that you all weren't warned about the evils of circumcision.

Iowa GOP Proposes Same-Sex Marriage Ban on 2013 Ballot

Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Report (01/20/2011)

Protest for Tibetans, Uyghurs Held Outside White House

Shake-up at Google: Schmidt to be chairman, Page to be CEO

I am 7 posts away from 45,000. What have I done with my life?

House GOP Lists $2.5 Trillion in Spending Cuts

Algerian opposition say will defy protest ban

"I am running for Senate" Chris Murphy (D-CT) declares intent to run for Lieberman's seat

Giffords' husband confident she will be back to work soon

FBI arrests 100 mafia suspects

So, why do they call those painful muscle cramps "Charlie Horses"?

Jobless claims fall more than expected

Colombia: Palestine should have its own state

Protests erupt in Yemen, president offers reform

Last Christians Ponder Leaving a Hometown in Iraq

Tucson memorial speakers 'scoff at Jesus': Franklin Graham

US to lift ban on new cases for Guantanamo detainees

Romans Reinvent Aqueducts to Harness Gravity for Making Power

Jordan King Orders Prices Down Amid Protests

Bird Deaths Linked To Poison

Giffords' husband 'extremely hopeful' for full recovery

Name a sitcom that spawned a dramatic spinoff.

"Don't ask, don't tell" cost tops $50,000 per expulsion, study finds

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Thursday, January 20, 2011

More than 100 alleged mobsters arrested in N.Y.-area

Haiti aid hinges on credible elections: U.S.

More unexpected guests? Exiled ex-president Aristide eyes return to Haiti

Ford Motor Credit to close Henderson office, leaving 200 jobless

Celebrated novelist, Duke professor Reynolds Price dead at 77

Ireland expects another exodus of workers

How the GOP could force a repeal vote in the Senate

What mundane thing do you quietly and intensely analyze?

In honor of DU's 10th anniversary I'm buying everyone a drink. Post your requests here

"Don't ask, don't tell" cost tops $50,000 per expulsion, study finds

Ex-senator (Santorum) ties Obama's race to abortion rights

Vatican to Berlusconi: Politicians must be moral

Bedbugs Evolving Rapidly to Withstand Pesticides, Gene Study Find

HP shakes up board (adds Meg Whitman)

Obama Predicts Bears Will Win 20-17 (USA Today)

Slash: No G'n'R songs on "Glee"..."Glee is worse than Grease and Grease is bad enough"

Concord family sues Schwarzenegger over commutation

Wal-Mart to Announce Major Healthy Food Push

Crackdown on Illegal Workers Grows .

Cuomo Considers Cutting Up to 15,000 State Jobs

Defense industry says Sen. Lieberman will be ‘hard to replace’

Boehner to Caroline Kennedy: 'Still time' to run

Senate Dems offer olive branch to GOP on healthcare reform

In honor of DU's 10th Anniversary - recommend songs for a DU mixed tape

Doctor: Giffords felt sunshine from hospital deck

Website owner pushes back against Righthaven with counterclaim

Stanford ponders the return of ROTC after nearly four decades

Haiti's 'Baby Doc' Quietly Departs Hotel

Leading Indicators Index in U.S. Rises Above Forecast

Leading Indicators Index in U.S. Rises Above Forecast

Wikileaks 'thriller': Assange biopic optioned

Rep. Steve Cohen apologizes for Nazi comments

Poll Finds Wariness About Cutting Entitlements

Chinese Pres. Hu Jintao: China not a military threat to any nation

GOP Congresswoman Renee Ellmers to Carry Concealed Weapon in Aftermath of Giffords' Shooting

Path Is Sought for States to Escape Debt Burdens

Muslim Girl Back on Basketball Court After Being Benched for Wearing Headscarf

Meet Chase No Face, the heroic, seriously disfigured kitty

What's your favorite article from the Onion?

Chavez says he won't give up decree powers

AP sources: EPA expected to OK more auto ethanol

Zimbabwe mulls treason charges against former opposition politicians named in WikiLeaks cables

Boulder considers lowering fluoride levels in drinking water

Giffords standing up and using iPad

Palin Putting out Presidential Feelers in Iowa

Any great stories about your ancestors? Family legends?

Bye Bye Blackbird: USDA acknowledges a hand in one mass bird death

Verizon Challenges "Net Neutrality" Rules

Grade school teacher tells student "go shoot yourself"

Colombia threatens ban on foreign liquor

Blackwater Founder Is Said to Back African Mercenaries

Fox News Poll: Most Say Prayer Helped Save Congresswoman Giffords

Venezuelan govn't may regulate private firms' profits

Rep. Steve Cohen: 'I Meant What I Said' About GOPers And Nazis Lying

School Board votes to put the Ten Commandments back up

LOLcat Bible, Genesis 1. Boreded Ceiling Cat makinkgz Urf n stuffs

Electrolux layoffs begin (union jobs to Mexico)

have you ever invented a cocktail?

Rachel Maddow: We Can't Reform Any Laws That Refer To Guns At All

Rachel Maddow: We Can't Reform Any Laws That Refer To Guns At All

Rachel Maddow:Gabby Giffords Able To Stand Up With Help

Rachel Maddow- Republicans quietly go through motions of health repeal

Majority Report: So Long, Joe Lieberman!

Ed Schultz GOP likes own federal health care

Bumper Banker Bonuses for Mudering People?!

Papantonio: Sarah Palin's Sinking Ship

Study: Oil threatens Alabama coast with "IRREVERSIBLE damage"

Thom Hartmann: Why ending healthcare could cause the end of civil rights?

Thom Hartmann: Banksters have now scored heroin of proprietary trading

Repeal Health Care Reform? NO FUCKING WAY!

Thom Hartmann: Do you want airport security employed by Toys R Us?

CNN's John King apologizes for the word crosshairs

Despite John King's Nagging Rep.Cohen Not Backing Down On Comparing GOP Lies To Goebbels' Propaganda

TYT:Cheney Loves Obama's Foreign Policy

CRA's WELFARE for the Rich

We have outsourced our economy, jobs and prosperity to China

Thom Hartmann: Do Bees do a better Democracy then us?

David Sirota & Dylan Ratigan: Debating Military Commissions & GOP Health Care Repeal Bill

Tell Washington-Keep Hands Off Social Security

KO to Joe: Don't let the delusional liar door hit you in the delusional liar butt on the way out

Mike Malloy - Malloy Vs. Social Security Hater

Seems To Me A Lot Of Republicans Have Not Made The Transition From The Campaign

TYT: Glenn Beck, Rep. Cohen & Nazis

Mike Malloy - Republicans Kept Their Promise (of nonsensical acts and stupid measures)

Tea Party Rep Hurt Wants To Keep His Government Health-care

Will Republicans Defund Finance Reform?

Girl Falls into a Fountain While Texting

President Kennedy's inaugural address (Jan. 20, 1961)

NBA JAM Wii- Palin/McCain vs Obama Biden

REP. SANDY ADAMS: She Thinks She Deserves Better Health Care Than You

Impromptu Robert Foster performance at the Free Julian Assange Rally in Melbourne on 10 Dec. 2010

THE BALLAD OF SARAH PALIN by LADY BUNNY

Rick Santorum on Obama: I Find It Remarkable For A Black Man To Decide Who Are People

McCONNELL: HOUSE GOP 'KEPT THEIR PROMISE,' SAYS SENATE 'WILL SOON FOLLOW SUIT'

Civility and the era of Sarah

Ed Schultz: Cantor's Actions in Healthcare Repeal are Shameful and Juvenile

Lawrence O'Donnell Mops The Floor With Trent Franks About Gun Control!

Thom Hartmann: We have outsourced our economy, jobs and prosperity to China

MRN: Steve Cohen Drops A Nazi Bomb On Yo' Ass!

Nurses to President Obama: Stand up!

Mike Malloy - Malloy Vs. Social Security Hater

TYT: Is 'Gringo' Like the N-Word? NPR Under Attack

TDPS: Former Navy Chaplain Favors Gay Exorcisms, Says Gay Men are Women, Must See Interview

J.P. Morgan Making Big Profits From Food Stamps: More Poverty = More Profits for JP Morgan

Mr. Priebus's pronunciation problems

Something to remind Republicants of:-

Waugh to protest Cantor's agenda

WA "Citizens Unite" for Protest Rally

President Obama to Hold Meetings, Honor President Kennedy

Weekly U.S. jobless claims sink 37,000 to 404,000

House Republicans may tie balanced budget to raising the nation’s debt limit

Well, Real Clear Politics' conglomeration of polls has Obama's approval at the highest point since

Kos' Joan McCarter: Why does the US Chamber of Commerce hate US consumers?

Conservative Blogger Calls For Giffords To Resign, Says Holding Seat Akin To ‘Political Brett Favre’

House votes to instruct committees to report legislation replacing the 'job-killing health care law'

Dems Press GOPers To Repeal Their Own Benefits Along With Health Care Law

Palinitis is the latest evolution of the GOPers...They have devolved into a Negative Force in a time

06/10/2010: Beck: "You're going to have to shoot them in the head."

Paul Ryan’s Plan for Millionaires’ Gain and Middle-Class Pain

What are they thinking?

Gallup - 51%

Obama rises in Daily Gallup Tracking Poll

A good morning for the U.S. economy

Can Obama, Congress meet minds to revamp No Child Left Behind?

Police Seize ‘Large Amount’ Of Weapons From Blogger Who Praised Gifffords Shooting..."

Bizarro land - Michelle O.'s anti-obesity program causes pedestrians death.

Mitch McConnell has promised his party a vote on repeal of the health care bill.

Be still my heart: Santorum is BACK!

No HCR funding? = Veto the Budget unless it contain HCR funding.

How do Republican leaders continue to get away w/ THreatening not to do anything

Santorum On Obama & Abortion-'Almost Remarkable For A Black Man' To Say We Can Decide Who's A Person

Why China Does Capitalism Better Than the U.S.

What economy stupid?

Politifact: Cantor's claim that the Affordable Care Act is 'job killer.' False.

Obama's (Call For) Regulatory Review Gets Mixed Response

RATigan vs. Alterman

Mitch McConnell Looks like a Turtle Contest! Enter now!

Law enforcement official: MLK parade bomb unprecedentedly dangerous, "worst device...I've ever seen"

"Congress Passes Socialized Medicine and Mandates Health Insurance -In 1798"

Has Obama assumed the position of salesman-in-chief to China?

Check out these comments about Obama's approval ratings

My theory: People assume Obama is willing to cut social security due to speculative reporting.

Al Franklin: This Comcast merger will kill Netflix

Woo hoo! Glenn Beck And Sean Hannity Dropped From Philadelphia Radio Station!

Nurses to Obama: Stand up!

Are the Republicans really Nazis in Disguise??

"Goodbye Enthusiasm Gap"

The reality behind failin Palin

Howard Dean: The State of the Progressive Movement

Alan Grayson: What I Didn't Hear (in the repeal debate)

How likely do you think this is? Ron Paul getting the nomination in 2012.

Political cartoonist Mike Luckovich: Joe Lieberman Retirement Party

damn thats a guitar solo

What the American public will lose when healthcare is repealed

What is going on with filibuster reform?

Obama buys into business's regulation myth: Margaret Carlson

Comcast VP and top lobbyist raised over $6 million for Obama's election campaign

Pelosi presses Hu on commitment to human rights, climate change

How long can the Media go on ignoring the connection between these dots?

From the Department Of Utter Idiocy

Biden: Obama has best record since FDR

Wal-Mart and Michelle Obama team up for healthy foods

Enquirer reporting potential Todd Palin sex scandal with massage therapist busted for prostitution?

President Obama's impressive record

Froomkin: Obama's willingness to cut Social Security is 'killing him with voters'

Please tell me I did not just see a Hillary 2012 ad on CNN

To Bailout or Not to Bailout: Mortgage Mess Endgames Emerging

Sri Lankan coverup of WikiLeaks war crime revelations

What It Was Like to Be John F. Kennedy

Turkey Cooperated in CIA Extraordinary Renditions by Scott Horton

One Year After Haiti Earthquake, Corporations Profit While People Suffer

What I Learned From Sargent Shriver - Bono

Ford Foundation Commits $50 Million to Films With Social Purpose

David Bollier: The Seed-Sharing Solution

Vietnam, the Beginning of the American Empire's Destruction

Shasta and Goliath: Bringing Down Corporate Rule

Happy Birthday to Bill Maher! As a tribute, here are his best quotes ever...

Bonuses for bankers, bankruptcy for public services

Profiting from political road rage

The Caligulan court of Silvio Berlusconi laid bare

What Harry Reid should tell Cantor re his dare to have vote on Affordable Health Care

PHEVs forecast to be 9% of auto SALES (not % of fleet) by 2020; 22% of sales in 2030

Why China Reacts to Financial Crises Better Than The US

Soldiers Forced to See Chaplain After Failing Army's Spiritual Fitness Test

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Talks with Chinese Activists

AlterNet: Will Only Another Great Depression Save America?

MoveOn.org's video on GOPers move to reinstate Corporate-Care.

GAO: Discharging gays cost Pentagon $200 million (AP via WaPo)

Predictions for 2011

"Obama's Bogus Explanation For Troubles: Too Much Regulation"

How the Power of Myth Keeps Us Mired in War

If Web Admins were Governments...

Stimulus kept millions out of poverty

David Korten: Microcredit: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Remembering Zorro's Vietnam Legacy by Don North (1-20-11 Consortium News)

Dylan Ratigan vs. Eric Alterman of the Nation Mag. (New Book, "Kabuki Democracy")

What I Didn't Hear

Cheney is alive because of wealth redistribution, socialized medicine and government-run health care

Ex Cop Faces 30 Years over Torture of Suspects.

The 'demographic timebomb' defused

Nothing for Something

Dems Growing Convinced That GOP Will Try To Force Shutdown Over Health Care Funds

Here's to 'a whole new way of eating'

Peak oil notes - Jan 20

Breathless In Bangalore - What Benzene-Rich Diesel Generator Exhaust Can Do For YOU!

9,000 Residents In Victoria State Told To Flee - Flood Levels "Off The Charts" - Highest On Record

Another Benefit Of Fracking For Rural Wyoming - Roads Crumble From Truck Traffic w/o Cash For Repair

National Climate Data Center Preparing To Set New "Normal" Weather As 70s Data Depart

WindMade Introduces Wind Energy Made Consumer Label For Products

Climate scientists targeted for fraud (BBC)

‘Unprecedented flows’ as floodwaters approach Australia’s Murray River

BP's Energy Outlook to 2030 -- Demand For Renewables to Grow, Oil to Decrease

Xinhua - Drought In Key Chinese Wheat Belt To Continue - Precip Down 90% Past 3 Mos In Key Provinces

Coal Money And Violent Rhetoric Hold Appalachia Captive to Dirty Energy

Rage Spills Over At BLM Gas Meeting In Wyoming - "Turning Sublette CO Into A Fucking Drill Pad"

Paleoclimate Implications for Human-Made Climate Change (draft of new Hansen paper)

UK Bird Populations Continue Decline Underway Since 60s - Seabirds OK, Farm, Woodland #s Badly Down

DNA Analysis Confirms African Forest Elephants Are A Distinct Species - Mongabay

Millions Against Monsanto

Did you know that we should privatize our water infrastructure? News to me too.

X-post, A Growing Solution: Vertical Farming

WMO Concludes 2010 Global Temperature Likely Highest Ever, Though Statistically Tied W. 98, 05

Solar Firms Frustrated by Permits

The Top 10 Conservative Idiots, No. 387

PHEVs forecast to be 9% of auto SALES (not % of fleet) by 2020; 22% of sales in 2030

Self-deleted by member

From another forum, they aren't interested.

NRA to Congress: Don't mess with gun laws

On guns and public health

Australian editor: "America, don’t repeat Australia’s gun control mistake"

McDonnell ends ban on guns in Va state parks

Rachel Maddow Accepts Meghan McCain's Invitation To NRA Convention

On guns and public health (repost)

Court document details Dutch Bros. shooting...

In spite of recession, gun business taking off(2011 SHOT Show in Vegas)

Bill introduced to allow permitted guns on campus (Florida)

After Arizona shootings, Memphis Rep. Steve Cohen(D) says he'll apply for handgun carry permit

Gun control supporters always want a compromise. Ok. Heres your chance to show it.

Yeah yeah---it aint the Gun that kills----- whatever!

Obama's conspicuous silence on guns

Why America's gun laws won't change...

"People were shot in Arizona, give us some money"; Or, A letter from the Bradys

Bolivia Spends 500 Millon Dollar in Food Security

Mexico's Ex-President Vicente Fox: Legalize Drugs

Tight contest in Peru as Fujimori daughter slips

Former congressman called to trial for alleged paramilitary ties

'Parties' and 'prostitutes' at military prison base

The Return of Duvalier: Haiti's Denouement?

Haiti's 'Baby Doc' Quietly Departs Hotel

Colombia: Palestine should have its own state

Aristide Says He Is Ready to Return to Haiti, Too

Colombia threatens ban on foreign liquor

WikiLeaks: Lula was afraid of Venezuela's purchase of Russian aircrafts

Is Venezuela a Democracy anymore?

Gloat-Free NBA Scores (Wednesday, January 19)

Davis Love III picked as U.S. Ryder Cup captain

"What should I do"? The Brett Favre version....

+++ NFL Playoffs: Conference Picks +++

Entertainment Weekly Looks at Gay Teens on TV

The Ballad of Sarah Palin (Lady Bunny Video)

Fla. Gov. Not Eyeing Adoption Ban

Video-How To Find A Masculine Halloween Costume For Your Effeminate Son

MI GOP lawmaker wants to end HIV prevention funding

S.F. Gay Museum Attacks Begin

Max Adler Says Performing Lady Gaga on "Glee" Would "Blow My Mind"

Allentown OKs Domestic Partner Benefits

U.K. will not recognize unilateral Palestinian state, official says

IDF soldiers kill armed Palestinian in West Bank

A Bipartisan Crowd, Helped by Bibi, Pleas for Pollard, the Convicted Spy

Muslim countries cited on religious freedom

Conservative Party chair: Islamophobia is now socially acceptable in Britain

I just saw someone on tv say something.

Science and Song - The Neuroscience of Music

Fossil of Cretaceous-era squid found in Peru

Vandenberg to launch its tallest rocket

Two Suns? Twin Stars Could Be Visible From Earth By 2012

It's a girl! ... pterodactyl, that is

Italian scientists claim to have demonstrated cold fusion (w/ Video)

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