Democratic Underground

Archives: January 27, 2011

Danish Study: Having babies can lead to mental illness. Abortion does not.

What America needs now is a good old fashioned Christan dictatorship.

Australians to pay special flood tax

NY Times Sunday magazine: Dealing With Assange and the Secrets He Spilled

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords begins therapy program

Obama elevates Bush nominee and Judge Henry Floyd who once blocked Bush detention policy

Your nightly Egypt News update

Bachmann's gaze

In May 2009, President Obama signed the Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act of 2009

Can America be saved??

Boehner To Give Keynote Address At Insurance Industry Conference’s ‘Lobbying Day’

Does Karl Rove Have A Sense Of Humor?

The photo from the SOTU w/Obama and Boner

ForeignPolicy.com: "...WikiLeaks Did More For Arab Democracy Than Decades Of Backstage US Diplomacy"

Authorities airlifting hay to starving Montana horses

"Homosexual Activists Wage Witch Hunt on Normalcy"

Look what I got in email just now: "WebMD Connects You to the White House"

Uganda gay rights activist David Kato killed,

Sarah Palin on "winning the future"

Obama may expand Afghan security forces: US Senator

Piano on Sand Bar Mystery Solved....

Ted Haggard: I'm Probably What The Kids Call 'Bisexual

Ted Haggard: I'm Probably What The Kids Call 'Bisexual

Karzai's pick for parliament speaker accused of atrocities

Big reason for hope in Iraq: Oil, and lots of it

Big reason for hope in Iraq: Oil, and lots of it

Boeing awarded $1.6 billion contract to build Navy aircraft

Michele Bachman "balloon head"

AP survey: Outlook for 2011 economy is brightening

Congress Passes Socialized Medicine and Mandates Health Insurance -In 1798

Firefighter Saves One Dog With CPR, mouse dies

On Night to Showcase Civility, Republican Bachmann Calls Obama `Shameless'

BBC offers an ending to Dickens's unfinished novel

Uncle Milton Ant Farm Co-Inventor Dies At 97

Obama's speech put the ReTHUGS on the defense

Voting still open! Vote for the most evil corporation in the world.

OBTW: We aren't done with the health insurance issue

The MSM is sooooooo self centered!

Bachman is the poor man's Sarah Palin! That's the funniest

Walgreens diving into beer and winemaking business - 50 cents per can

A very useful "Handbook for Cyber-Dissidents"

A very useful "Handbook for Cyber-Dissidents"

Jury awards $1.7 million in fatal police shooting of autistic man

Dungeons & Dragons: A Threat to Prison Security

U Hoo! Tweet, tweet Sarah...........

Calif. Lawmakers express frustration over excessive outlays for prison health

Cust. service just told me all qwest.net mail servers down

Cust. service just told me all qwest.net mail servers down

Tucson... was the point when the country

Insurance Company Drops Cancer Patient And Veteran Because He Accidentally Underpaid By Two Cents

tweets from CNN's senior int'l correspondent (at presser) in Cairo, Egypt (Ben Wedeman)

Curious as to why the President called out just a few specific areas of need in education?

Curious as to why the President called out just a few specific areas of need in education?

Toon Summing up What's next for the Middle Class

Something is needed so we know the views of the candidate running for office

Cookie Cutters: Girl Scouts Trim Their Lineup for Lean Times

British MP: We need tax breaks for castle owners

Heard on local Iowa news this morning: Branstad (R-Gov. Braindead)

One of these days we are going to have "two presidents".

This is interesting

HHS grants 500 new health care waivers

wikileaks: from nothing to see here, move along

Base in Utah on lockdown

Bankster Dimon Rewriting History at Davos: "We didn't need bailout"

Yemen is latest Arab state to join unrest; at least 10,000 activists demonstrating

Not good - Hariri bloc will not join new Lebanon government

Not good - Hariri bloc will not join new Lebanon government

I'm with stupid...

Ford `Money Machine' May Report Most Profitable Year Since 2000

College Freshmen Report Record-Low Levels of Emotional Health

Doonesbury---So right

Doonesbury---So right

GOP targets public education for deep cuts

The loophole in the new healthcare bill...

California Lawmaker Receives Racist Death Threat Warning ‘Rush Limbaugh Will Kick Your Ch-nk Ass’

Kansas turns 150, and doesn't have money to celebrate

'Barefoot' Grandmothers Electrify Rural Communities (Video & Article From CNN International)

Berlusconi prostitution probe widens in Italy

How many would have voted...

I have never been so ashamed to be called a democrat as I am today...

Zuckerberg's Facebook Page Hacked

Wishful Thinking Won’t Balance Out Trade Deficit -- Krugman

This is just insane!

Wow, The New York Post is Reporting on What's Happening in North Africa

Gawker sez it's true ASSANGE is a weird a-hole but NYT's weird a-hole KELLER shouldn't say it

The last election was a down payment...?

Meghan McCain: The Aqua Buddha would have been a much better SOTU teabag rebuttal talking head

Isolationism (per wiki definition) - Good, bad, or indifferent?

delete, dupe

Globalization - Good, Bad, or a little bit of both

Don Imus: Rachel Maddow 'Worst Kind Of Coward,' 'Gutless, Sniveling Worm' (VIDEO)

The Speaker of the House Rekindles Debate on School Vouchers in D.C.

GOP finds the perfect place to cut spending

Self-deleted by member

Nelson Mandela, 92, admitted to hospital

Here's the FCIC Final Report in PDF.

Republican Jethros Shocked That Cutting Taxes Increases Deficit

TV mobster Bruce Gordon dies in Santa Fe (w/pic of what a bruce gordon mobster looks like)

But what would the salmon say?

But what would the salmon say?

Ronald Reagan Would Not Like Tea Party, Filmmaker Jarecki Says at Sundance

Chick-Fil-A Booted From Indiana University Campus Over Anti-Gay Donations

so if corporate profits are at record highs, then I have a question?

'The Panic Virus' shows how media, skeptics helped flawed autism study gain acceptance

Dumb shit Palin: Space race caused collapse of the Soviet Union

TN Republicans Introduce Raft of Bills Targeting Teachers Unions

Thursday TOON Roundup part 1

Thursday TOON Roundup part 2

Thursday TOON Roundup part 4

Harrassment? Gosh no. We're here to protect you.

Lobbyist gets 27 months for violating campaign finance laws

Ugandan Gay Rights Activists Has Been Killed

Republicans want a return to workplace immigration raids

Who deserves credit for the revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt? Bradley Manning that's who.

TV News Can Always See the Bright Side -- toon

I didn't realize it was my fault

Rich snapping up homes in the Hamptons

Next Sunday: Protest at Right-Wing Billionaires' Secret Summit near Palm Springs

Egyptian military delegation at Pentagon for annual meeting

WTF (for Sarah)

TPM: Planned Parenthood: FBI Investigation Underway Over Potential Sex Ring Hoax

Let's Take A Closer Look At Clarence Thomas

British GDP fell in fourth quarter

Limbaugh Fan Sends California Lawmaker Racist Death Threat

Question for the unemployed (a year or more).

Australia: Gillard announces aid for business, nothing for flood victims

When was the first time you started watching Keith or MSNBC?

Thursday TOON Roundup part 3

Lexus fuel leak took almost 2 years from diagnosis to recall, Toyota says

Unmasking the Billionaire Caucus–Watch Live

Unmasking the Billionaire Caucus–Watch Live

Anyone watched "The Onion News Network" yet?

U.S. Regulators Target Loan Servicers to Fix Foreclosures

delete

So why is Obama bring up immigration at all in the SOTU? "To force republican leaders to make a

Three killed in protests in Albania

What's the most you're willing to pay for a garbage can?

I suggest you watch this film on youtube.

Too Much Money Can Make the Boss Mean

GOP Puts Guy Who Thinks Federal Child Labor Laws Are Unconstitutional On Senate Judiciary Committee

White House intern and Harvard grad. Idol tryout

Ugandan gay activist slain after photo published

Actor Chief White Eagle dies at 93

Scientists fear MMR link to autism, plus Wakefield demands retraction from BMJ

Scientists fear MMR link to autism, plus Wakefield demands retraction from BMJ

If we have the smartest, baddest, bestest military in the whole wide world,

Remember the "Wal-Mart" dog? Sadly, he died at the shelter.

Nelson Mandela in hospital: Tight South Africa security (BBC)

After Complaining That ‘Obamacare’ Cuts Medicare, Hensarling Wants Huge

Anti-Gay Activist Denies Hand In Murder: 'I'm The One Being Bludgeoned'

Sarah Palin - WTF

Color-Coded U.S. Terror Alerts to Be Replaced by Specific Warning System

From Bold Progressives,org - sign thank you note to Reid:

President Barack Obama wishes Green Bay Packers luck during visit to area

Boehner’s Critique Of SOTU Proves He Didn’t Hear It

The foreclosure crisis is getting worse due to continuing job losses

Today's home page not found?

Any update on the SEIU (Berresford "Berry" Bingham) murder?

Insurance company WellPoint benefits because Americans are too broke to see a doctor

AIG `Shouldn't Exist,' Ex-Chairman Says, Urging Breakup

Two banks, Brink’s trucks, and no sign of a jumbo load of coins

Military base that carries out tests against biological attacks locked down over a "serious concern"

Should private insurers be required to pay for medication that helps people quit smoking?

Sam Donaldson is probably more responsible for the dumbing down and

The problem we are having...

Europe exploits the Holocaust to spread its message of tolerance

Harry Reid say McConnell can force a vote on repeal of the healthcare law...

Our Top Ten Excuses For Ignoring Unemployment -- toon

The 10 Dirtiest Hotels in America.....as chosen by Tripadvisor users:

Graph: Future Social Security Shortfall Roughly Equals Bush Tax Cuts on High Earners

Is anyone else getting nasty, threatening private messages?

Sarah Palin makes an excellent point

Honduras Human Rights Abuses Worse One Year After President Lobo Took Office

Whom do you trust the most to fix our economy?

WTF Sarah Palin calls out President Obama?

Why doesn't the Govt make it easier for the average schmoe to sell their services?

City of Branson OKs 'In God We Trust' Motto Display at City Hall

City of Branson OKs 'In God We Trust' Motto Display at City Hall

So Sarah Palin is asked and answers about Todd's prostitute problem. . .LOL

Authorities seize catapult used to hurl pot into Arizona

Social Security posting $600B deficit over 10years

A question for lawyers on DU...

Email from Organic Valley Farms regarding FDA decision on GMO's

I'm sick of the DLC. A rant.

Texas passes voter ID law... doesn't allow US passports as acceptable ID

Fox News responds to rabbis, group is Soros backed left wing

Gates faults Congress for 'crisis on my doorstep'

Are extreme right-wingers actually "evil"? M. Scott Peck says "yes".

The actions happening in Egypt - what do you think will be the outcome?

Miami Herald full page ad for the return of Aristide

Senate leaders agree on filibuster changes

On an adult conversation on guns

Obama Picks Jay Carney for White House Press Secretary

So this happened.

FreedomWorks: only 62 percent of teabaggers align with the tea party

Tweety's Twin Peaks - Palin versus Bachmann

laska must release Palin e-mails by May 31, state AG declares

BREAKING: Dallas skyscraper evacuated due to suspicious package

Self-deleted by member

Lack Of Diversity In Kasich Administration Questioned

The 'Sputnik Moment' That Wasn't

Predictably, Senator Tom Udall's S.Res10, requiring 2/3 vote, fails 44-51.

Your interview with the President

The Diva Queens have a DEATH CAGE MATCH to see if Michelle or Sarah will represent the Baggers

Nelson Mandela on the mend.

I guess no adult conversation is to be had

Insert your own Tea Party joke here: Humans are 97% the same as orangutans

10 more days until Reaganpalooza!!

The war on public education continues

Dungeons and Dragons Threatens Prison Security, Court Rules

Julian Assange Will Be On '60 Minutes' This Sunday

Happy Birthday KEITH Olbermann!

GM to sell Volt nationwide by year end

Man helps push cop car out of snow; cop arrests man

Idle question-do you think there is a chance that demonstrations to overthrow

Japanese pensioners' shoplifting hits record high (BBC) {coming soon to US?}

The piece of paper that fooled Hitler

"New " rules!

A Brief Guide to What Society Values -- toon

Statement by the President on the Killing of David Kato (Gay activist in Uganda)

States rebuff federal threat over union laws

Glenn Beck blasts Bronx, compares Co-Op City to failed socialist state Read more: http://www.nydail

When the rich finally...

When the rich finally...

Long Island tax cut backfires on the Tea Party

Long Island tax cut backfires on the Tea Party

Who do you think will run in the primary against Obama?

2fer:Tweety sez PALINvs.BACHMANN "not a battle of SATs"!1 & "Anonymous" author ID-ed as Mark SALTER

Wed Ratings - Looks like MSNBC not losing audience with new lineup

Bankers, regulators, government – even homeowners – all to blame for credit crunch

School District Bans Clothing Brands

LePage Spokesman says GOP will use state workers to re-elect Republicans.

**VP Biden interview on PBS NewsHour tonite.

Fox News responds to 400 Rabbis protesting Glenn Beck & use of Holocaust

Jay Carney is the new Press Secretary

It's all McCain's fault!

Son of Pink Floyd star charged over student protest

5 more associated with Wikileaks DDoS attacks arrested in the UK

Update: Mass FBI raids target pro-WikiLeaks ‘Operation Payback’

If I hear the word "narrative" one more time I'm gonna hurl. nt

Really Interesting Shit Here... You Should Seriously Consider Reading It (1)

Marijuana smuggler arrested at Florida senior community after 31 years

Nelson Mandela's collapsed lung is troubling

MUST READ! !! Meet Privatization Anonymous. LOL

Why Do Americans Take It in the Face?

Arizona fugitive planned suicide by bear

Did I Hear Ed Schultz Say On His Radio Program MSNBC Made Him Drop Psycho Talk?......

Dupe. Deleted.

Illinois Supreme Court Allows Emanuel on Ballot for Chicago Mayor

Quelle surprise !!!: The Internet goes down in Egypt

AP Passes Off Dishonest Editorial About Social Security's Finances as a News Story

Insurance Company Drops Cancer Patient And Veteran Because He Accidentally Underpaid By Two Cents

paul fahri from Washington post just said liberals use Nazi imagery

2009 cable regarding Egypt

Hear Lies

Both of these stories are on the front page of the Detroit Free Press website today.

Really Interesting Shit Here... You Should Seriously Consider Reading It (2)

Palin's SPUDNUT moment.....

This still is one bad ass song

Wedded to free trade in China | The McConnell Machine |

Looking for help with the facts about Social Security (insolvency, etc...), any help appreciated!

Once again, I am upset with Harry Reid..

While the rest of the Middle East explodes in freedom marches, Iran hangs some more dissidents.

Thoughts on a movement for liberals to NEVER click on news links that talk about Sara you know who

Protip: Don't hire a sex offender to hand out yogurt samples to the public.

The amount of violence a society is equal to the

Can't Tweety just ask a frigging question?

Bernie Sanders: Sanders Convenes Social Security Caucus - (pics)

Dad, what is a "Well-Regulated Militia"?

Do the fundamentalist Christian wingnuts who just LOVE Sarah Palin not know

DU, what's your best source of info on Egyptian protests?

Egypt blocks Internet, deploys special force ahead of mass rallies

What Are You Going To Do?

Nobel Peace laureate Mohamed ElBaradei, Egypt's top democracy advocate returns to lead protests!

***** Official LIVE BLOG Senate = Filibuster Reform Debate *****

States Wrestle with Legislation to Curb Distracted Walking, Running and Cycling

my, my... this crazee rabbi, why do you give him

Marriage Equality Reaches Majority Support In 17 States

It amazes me how the Republicans with ONLY control of Congress, now really control this country

Hubble Kaleidoscope Finds Evidence Of Space Looking All Crazy

Is Everything OK At DU Today ???

Hawaii Lawmakers propose $100 fee for Obama birth records

Brooksley Born Of The FCIC: “We May Well Still be In A Financial Crisis” - FDL

Hear Lies

A list of people who I want harm to come to.

It should have been THIS guy........

Pistol to become Utah state symbol?

Insurance company drops Vietnam vet over premium being 2 cents short

Snowiest January in New York history

Robert Bobb: Firm with troubled past will save DPS $75 million (privatizing)

CNN: Top 5:2012 Watch

Sanders Convenes Social Security Caucus (video)

Chris Mathews

Share sites with updates from the revolutions....

Egypt Internet Goes Down, According To Reports

Ah, Newt and Jeb....emerging from quasi-obscurity:

Neurologic music therapy for Giffords

Investigators: White Power Guerrilla Manual Behind Attacks on Police

Bronx School’s Top Ranking Stirs Wider Doubts About Rating System

Bernie Sanders Statement:Senate Reforms Filibuster Rules

LOL -- Where did Lawrence get that whacked out rabbi?

Here is The National SPUDNUT Museum.

Mortality has hit my small home town badly. 3 under 45 died in 3 days Always say I Love U

Fla. Attorney General outlaws bath salt used as drug

Obama Administration delivers postcard 52 years late...

Three acts of Tea Party Terrorism, today. Yet all rhetoric is supposed to be the same

The purpose of Obama's speech "was to evade, not face, the prime realities that confront our country

Life in A Day: The Story of a Single Day on Earth is being broadcasted

Stealing the Constitution

Bias-Crimes Cop Accuses Suffolk County Executive of Interference

How fucked up is everything? Glad you asked.

Why is TIME putting President Obama and Ronnie Raygun together on the cover?!?!

Nelson Mandela in hospital with collapsed lung

Joe Biden Says Egypt's Mubarak No Dictator, He Shouldn't Step Down

Is the drug war creeping into Mexico City?

Yemen latest to draw protests (AP video)

Socialist Spudnuts

One year anniversary of Howard Zinn's passing.

At long last, Wyden wins fight to end secret holds in the U.S. Senate

Gay marriage supported by record number of New York voters: 56%

FCIC Insiders Say Report Gives Wall Street a Free Pass

We have now a bonna fide revolution

Pennsylvania school experiments with 'segregation'

Resource industry: Change Montana Constitution's 'clean, healthful environment'

Death Threat for a Palin Critic

Exclusive: Koch Industries Promises To Double Money Raised This Weekend

Maybe It's Been In The Works For Years... Whether By Conspiracy, Or Happy Circumstance...

Advice for people who feel too shy to live out their dreams and plans.

America's Middle Eastern Puppet Regimes Are Falling Like Dominoes

Wikileaks: We Will Soon Release Numerous Cables on Egypt.

Am I the only one worried about WHO is trying to overthrow these mid-east governments?

another crazy domestic terrorist caught in Texas

American Exceptionalism > Deputy under-secretary/national security McDonough gave a VERY interestin

Wyoming State Rep.: Ban Sharia, Blow Up Congress

Japan's Mount Kirishima Volcano Erupts Explosively

Your egypt update

VIDEO: Bill Maher on SOTU 'Date Night', Crying Boehner and Bachmann Getting Air Time on CNN

For the good of Chicago, for the good of the Democratic Party...ANY DEM BUT RAHM for mayor!

Another record breaker: ultra-distant galaxy-13.2 billion light years from earth

Social Security fund slides into permanent deficit

Paul Krugman:Their Own Private Europe

Local TV News Anchor Inhales Fly On Live TV

Electronic medical records do not result in improved care--

Cenk Uygur? That's the best MSNBC could find? He is pathetic.

Social Security

Anyone notice how many talking heads with British accents there have been on TV lately?

Zeitgeist: Moving Forward

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

BREAKING: Illinois Supreme Court restores Rahm Emanuel to Chicago Mayoral Ballot

White House: Statement by the President on the Killing of David Kato

Spokane: MLK Day Bomb Contained Shrapnel, Rat Poison Chemical

Look at the money we'd save if we would just...

$17M Lawsuit From Cop Forced to Shave (by his superiors prior to Obama visit)

and now your Yemen update

Add Jordan to the ongoing revolutions

Drop the Charges Against Bradley Manning Petition

Rachel just played part of the Buchanan

Independent: Robert Fisk: Egypt's day of reckoning

Sharron Angle For President (it just gets crazier)

PA State House Repugs vote to remove one Democrat from each committee; screaming match ensues (CNN)

How do we simultaneously have constant complaining about the deterioration of the schools

When do WE push back?

Remember when the story of 17 year old Maria's death got to the top of the R page last Fall?

Inequality Is Killing Us

House GOP considers privatizing Medicare

Congress Passes Socialized Medicine and Mandates Health Insurance -In 1798

Baseball player quits..."I don't deserve $12 million..."

A question for Canadian DU'ers.

Was just ICQing with three friends of mine in Egypt

Was just ICQing with three friends of mine in Egypt

18 Months of Hearings, 700 Witnesses—and Barely a Single Homeowner

Lack Of Diversity In Kasich Administration Questioned

Students try to stop Bristol Palin's stupid speech!

OK, come on, fess up-- if anyone on OUR side made that WTF comment...

* * * * * * * * * * Happy Birthday to you Keith Olbermann !!! * * * * * * * * * *

Report: Holocaust compensation group withheld over a billion Euros from Jewish survivors

Doggy Coat Saves Chihuahua from Owl Attack

The Rude Pundit - Things That Ought to Be Obvious: Greedy Bastards Don't Give a Shit About Your Jobs

(Rand) Paul proposes to cut $500 billion in federal spending

Oh Shit !!! - Sorry...

Any Republicans saying anything about Egypt?

BREAKTHROUGH Promises $1.50 Per Gallon Synthetic Gasoline With NO CARBON EMISSIONS

A Cow Most Sacred - Why Military Spending is Untouchable

What's going on at Dugway AF Base?

A Brief History of Corporate Whining -- Toon

No Job, Your Fault, Not Educated

Professor charged with peeing on colleague's door

A new twist in Obama Admin's hypocrisy on DADT

"Egypt unrest: Alert as mass protests loom". And Egypt apparently 'going dark'!

Inquiry into 1973 death of Chile's Salvador Allende (BBC)

Egypt: Protestors Defy Crackdown. Elbaradei To Return

Gay Advocates Take Issue With Park51 Imam

33 bloody and terrified pit bulls rescued from 2 bedroom home

One punch kills an obnoxious drunk.

Dogs rescued from 'horrific' Oakland home

The EXACT Conditions Under Which Manning's Being Held.

The Obama administration "has now abandoned the idea of promoting full employment."

Watching Biden on the Newshour... He may have just fucked us.

Clarence Thomas should be INDICTED

Soon, we'll have no choice

Army wants Dan Choi to pay them. He refuses.

Obama Nominee for Judge Could Be First Openly Gay Man on the Federal Bench

Uganda gay rights activist David Kato killed

'WTF,' says Palin of President Obama's 'Win the Future' State of the Union

On the topic of antisemitism and racism

how the poor are singled out for punishment over the smallest offenses

Ok full list of countries (so far) under civilian ahem uprisings

Space Shuttle Challenger: 25 years later, America's wound still aches

Cenk Uygur is the best the MSNBC could find! He is the real deal.

Why Men Don't Listen to Women

Man who accidentally shot woman in restaurant (gun dropped from his pocket): I’m totally distraught

Alaska must release Palin e-mails by May 31, state AG declares

Buses of liberals going Palm springs Sunday - to the Koch Brothers Tea Party planning event

Never heard the word "taint" used so much on TV

Yet another Tea Party Terrorist threatens a Democratic Politician. warning graphic comments

Howard Zinn dies (on edit: The one year anniversary!)

Andrew Cuomo just earned one huge check in my plus column:

Andrew Cuomo just earned one huge check in my plus column:

Obama administration demands Dan Choi pay $2500 for DADT discharge

Obama administration demands Dan Choi pay $2500 for DADT discharge

What Do Clarence Thomas And Martha Stewart HAVE IN COMMON?

Link to DFA petition to remover the income cap for Social Security deductions...

How to fix Social Security in one graph

Joe Bageant needs our love and good vibes

War Children

Elementary school teacher suspended for reporting bullying...admin says she violated bully's privacy

Young Guy Down The Street

Autistic Boy Labeled "Cheater" By Microsoft, Has Gamerscore Deleted

Autistic Boy Labeled "Cheater" By Microsoft, Has Gamerscore Deleted

DUer Forkboy Falls And Gets....forked up.

Save the Earth in this 70mpg diesel

Crisis Panel’s Report Parsed Far and Wide

Where Liberals Go to Feel Good

Don't Let the Banksters Walk Away from Their Crimes

Hawaii lawmakers want release of Obama birth information

Are We Witnessing the Start of a Global Revolution?

WHOLE FOODS, ORGANIC VALLEY, STONEYFIELD FARM surrender to MONSANTO...

Super bowl: Section - Hall of Fame Suites $288,440.00 per ticket

Palin Says: "WTF-Sputnik Led to Collapse of Soviet Union" on CBS

Feinberg's law firm paid $850,000 a year by BP. He handles Gulf oil claims. Transparency needed?

Will Karl Rove bury the record of his 2004 election theft? (by Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman)

Mumford and Sons

Have you had enough snow?

Not a very lounge-y question, but I have a question about green cards and social security

Rant:

"Bill Murray reads to Construction workers"

Please post your opinion about the band Camper Van Chadbourne

Was yesterday the worst commute ever in DC? 12 hour commute for some

Roller Derby

Obama signs executive order naming new "Future's So Bright I Gotta Wear Shades" new National Anthem

Did y'all hear what mama said?

Some feel-good music from Europe

Lov Guv and gal pal

Put Neidermeyer on it. He's a cop with dildo, just like you, right?

anyone watching "Face off" on SyFy?

I just discovered I have a cop with a dildo

And this is why India is awesome.

Snow Weanie!

I am in a smart ass mood

I've made an improbable fiend.

I saw Olafur Arnalds last night. Incredible show.

On this day 25 years ago: The Challenger Explosion...

Bohemian Rhaposody for Ukulele, by Jake Shimabukuro

The radio star HAD to die...

What's the most you're willing to pay for a garbage can?

For any current or former military fliers or maintenance...

I'm bored.... Dance for me, little monkey!

Star Trek Girl

I'd rather________________ than sit through a Rush concert.

Do not ask for whom the dog barks,

This Day In History

Just finished doing my taxes.

Icicles on my house

Okay, I Feel Sorry for OctoMom

We Love You

I really prefer coffee-flavored coffee.

Icing on my house

anyone ever eat spaghetti squash? does it really taste like pasta

Gad zooks.

Yo La Tengo anyone?

Guess I'm a little late to the party.. but who the hell is Piers Morgan?

Teach me how to do the Raji!

Operation tomorrow morning on my foot.

I've made an improbable friend.

Got any healthy snack ideas for dawg?

So this happened.

Please post your opinion about the bane Rush and Oxycontin.

NC Vapers Club meet up

Sweet Dreams, DU

Yeah, right. You think YOU'RE hardcore?

History channel's "Decoded" doing the Bohemian Grove

"Cop with dildo" is the phrase for today. Modify a thread title to include "cop with dildo".

Sad goggies are sad.

Penny Abbey Lane Road:

cheap safe place to stay in San Diego Gaslight area?

106 in bluesman years today.

John Travolta starring as John Gotti would suck like an effin' anteater on crack

This is a unique way to interrupt a speaker.

I just went to a drive through. The person there typed in a wrong order for me and quickly corrected

Hey loungers! I think I've seen the face of Satan

Servata est in aeturnum. Good night, DU!

*ahem*

I noticed something.

Are these still a common error in cigarette manufacturing?

As always, enter MiddleFingerMom's posts at your own risk.

Please post your opinion about the Dallas CowWussies

There ain't no such thing as a free lunch (TANSTAAFL).

Everyone around me is either pregnant or has a SO who is... advice

Do you really thing James Brown woulda been a bad mother?

Uncle MiddleFingerMom NEVER let himself be cowed by no dirty damned diaper.

Is it just me, or is every third thread begun by MiddleFingerMom?

Please post your opinion about the band Hall and Oates.

By the way, i should tell you theNotoriousP.I.G is awesome

Egypt braces for further day of protests

Petbarf I GUARANTEE you're gonna love!!!!

Tunisia may purge Ben Ali loyalists

10-year jail for creating radical website in Saudi

Torrential rain hits Saudi Arabia, causing major flooding

Torrential rain hits Saudi Arabia, causing major flooding

Phone hacking probe by Met faces scrutiny (Murdoch's News Of The World)

Christ, can I just vent about one of my jobs for second?

Jameson Whiskey???? should it be drank only with ice or is

Some don't think it's possible, but there are those out there who love cats far, FAR too much.

Has there ever been a number song written?

Britain Proposes Easing Controls on Terrorism Suspects to Calm Rights Concerns

It's hard for doglovers to admit -- even a GOOD dog'll go right for the throat when you're down.

Social Security fund now seen to be empty by 2037

Mandela, 92, admitted to hospital

(British police spy/agent provocateur) Mark Kennedy infiltrated German anti-fascists, Bundestag told

Gaza war report was stalled by Palestinian Authority on US request

Howard Stern Show fans terrorize Dr. Laura on new Sirius radio show

State Sen. Leland Yee Gets Racist Death Threats (for criticizing Limbaugh)

Holocaust Memorial Day: 'Forgotten Holocaust' of Roma finally acknowledged in Germany

Check out Gustavo Dudamel....He's GOOD STUFF!!!

Anti-Government Protests Spread To Yemen

Is there a word that's the OPPOSITE of 'deja vu' ?

Egypt's Main Stock Index Drops by 10% as Protesters Defy Demonstration Ban

Human Rights Watch says Jordan should stop stifling dissent

Allen Stanford ruled unfit to stand trial for fraud

EU urges Albania to defuse political crisis

DAVOS-Minor explosion in Davos hotel, nobody hurt-police

Yemen protests: Thousands call on president to leave

Tunisia seeks arrest of man reportedly at Montreal hotel

Zuckerberg's Facebook page hacked

(In a rare public display of concern about discontent,) China's Wen asks people to speak up

NuclearDem has a place to live, avoids being homeless!

Protesters torch Egypt police post

Kali is SO close to her horse, that all who know them consider them as "joined at the hip".

Food inflation a threat, regulation questioned

Tunisia: Disturbing new evidence of security force brutality revealed

North African Unrest May Spread on Record Food Prices

Brick

'WTF,' says Palin of President Obama's 'Win the Future' State of the Union

US jobless claims surge 51,000 last week

DAVOS-Human Rights Watch fears Egypt army may open fire

Egyptians torch police post in eastern city protest

John Boehner To Give Keynote Address At Annual Insurance Lobbyists Summit

US military to end gay ban this year: Gates

Dallas Building Evacuated: One Main Place Gets Suspicious Package

World Muslim population doubling, report projects

Army Bills Lt Choi $2,500 for DADT Discharge (He says he's not paying.)

Need some good DU vibes here

Car bomb at Iraq funeral wake kills at least 35

Car bomb at Iraq funeral wake kills at least 35

Biological weapons base reopens after scare

The piece of paper that fooled Hitler

McCain speech writer is author of O, Time magazine reports

Gabon police tear gas protesters as tensions rise

Sudan army bombs Darfur, threatens peacekeepers: UN

WikiLeaks GI's lawyer hopes for custody changes

a few mid winter ranch pix (uh, dial up warning - took me an hour to load them!)

Egyptian unrest may set off vicious economic cycle

Budget plan could doom Calif.'s sick, critics say

Honduras Human Rights Abuses Worse One Year After President Lobo Took Office

Thousands march in Yemen to demand reform

GOP wants return to workplace immigration raids

TARP Profit on Citigroup: $12.3 Billion .

Border authorities arrest controversial Muslim cleric east of San Diego

Parks and Recreation: Yea or Nay?

Boxer, Feinstein seek to expand protected parkland

Jon Stewart to join 9/11 memorial foundation board

Egypt ruling party offers no concessions

Colombia asks Israel to extradite mercenary convicted of training drug assassins

On-Camera Shooting: Israel Troops Avoid Jail

'Second underage girl' named in Berlusconi sex case

SIGAR: U.S. Risks Wasting Billions In Afghan Security Aid Given 'Inadequate Planning'

Arrested victim of mass shooting speaks out, explains threat

Lack Of Diversity In Kasich Administration Questioned

JUST IN: Supreme Court Rules 7-0 for Rahm, He Remains on the Ballot for Chicago Mayor

Wikileaks cables admitted in Charles Taylor trial

WikiLeaks probe: Army commanders were told not to send Manning to Iraq

Algeria Mulls Cabinet Changes After Riots .

Albanian police say they can't guarantee security at opposition rally on Friday

Silvio Berlusconi hit by drug allegations as well as sex claims

Son of Pink Floyd star charged over student protest

Ruling party urges calm after Mandela's hospitalization

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Thursday, January 27, 2011

Senate Leaders Reach Agreement On Filibusters

Residents Report Mysterious 'Boom,' 'Shaking' In Metro Area

Hispanic Republican group files papers to recall (Arizona) Senate President Pearce

Chile mine rescue leader: Obama 'not correct'

Pakistan flood crisis as bad as African famines, UN says

Mission Impossible Squirrel

Egypt's Internet suffers severe outages

Ugandan gay rights activist bludgeoned to death

Local TV News Anchor Inhales Fly On Live TV

White House eyes spectrum for public safety

Senate ends practice of secret holds

Yemen: Tens of thousands call on president to leave

Egypt arrests three Muslim Brotherhood spokesmen (ahead of Friday's massive countrywide protests)

Breaking: Rahm Emmanuel allowed to stand for Chicago Mayor

FBI conducts searches tied to WikiLeaks cyber attacks

Obama urges political reform in Cairo

US official 'shot Pakistani gunmen' (& has been charged with murder)

Bachmann Calls Obama ‘Shameless’ on Night of Civility

Carney to Be Named White House Press Secretary

Japan must spell out plans to cut debt-IMF

Forde murder trial comes to halt as witness appears in disguise

Egypt unrest: Alert as mass protests loom

Tunisia Foreign Minister Kamel Morjane Resigns

JORDAN: King calls for political, economic reforms after weeks of demonstrations

US must accept blame for financial crisis: panel

Feds execute search warrants in cyber-attack probe

Egypt unrest day three: Riots in Suez and ElBaradei urges Mubarak to retire

Mark Sanford Spotted in Uruguay with Lover

Chilean justice system to probe Allende's death

Unemployment claims up due to snow

Girl's cake sells for $10,000 at fair

Biden expects to be Obama's 2012 running mate

Egypt: Internet cut ahead of Friday protests

Low carb dieters?

CNN exclusive: FBI misconduct reveals sex, lies and videotape

FBI Conducts Searches Tied to WikiLeaks Cyber Attacks

Arizona lawmakers to file 4 birthright bills

Egypt protest leaflets distributed in Cairo give blueprint for mass action

Yemen protests: Thousands call on president to leave

EXCLUSIVE - ElBaradei: Time for Egypt leader Mubarak to go

Supreme Court: Emanuel on Chicago mayor ballot

To target Fox News over 'Nazi' label, rabbis make use of Murdoch's other media

USDA Won't Impose Restrictions on Biotech Alfalfa Crop .

US diplomat kills two Pakistanis in Lahore

Himalayan glaciers not melting because of climate change, report finds

House GOP considers privatizing Medicare

Nurses Blast Obama Administration for Removing OSHA Safety Rule

Senate ends practice of secret holds (vote 92-4)

Venezuela urged to release judge held without trial for a year

(Wyoming) Senate passes anti-same-sex marriage amendment

Alaska must release Palin e-mails by May 31, state AG declares

Rich corporations "must share wealth" to avoid unrest

Utah Army base locked to solve 'serious concern'

Utah Army base locked to solve 'serious concern'

Funniest Threads Ever?

The People Speak Sneak Peek

The Great Reset - Where We Are Today

Cenk: Rand Paul's Crazy Budget Cut Plan

Analysis of President Obama's 2011 State of the Union Address on Democracy Now! 1 of 2

ISRAELI MOSSAD FALSE FLAG OPERATION TO FRAME IRAN

Thom Hartmann: Is Democracy erupting in Egypt?

Thom Hartmann: The Untold State Of Our Union

Anti-government protests erupt in Yemen

Dennis Shepard's courtroom speech

STRANGE LIGHT KILLS THOUSANDS OF FISH IN COLOMBIA ( JANUARY 25 2011 )

Short Vid: Clashes in Suez today

Inside Story: Fascinating Discussion With Egyptians About What's Going On & What's Next

Cenk TYT commentary: Destroyed Afghanistan village (with photos 2 mins in)

Thom Hartmann: The Good. The Bad. The Very Very Ugly.

The End is Coming

Ewan Maccoll-Looking For A Job

Showbiz411.com: Life in a Day: a YouTube documentary: 2011 Sundance FIlm Fest

Papantonio: Obama Helps Perpetuate America's Sweatshop Capitalism

Don Imus: Rachel Maddow 'Worst Kind Of Coward,' 'Gutless, Sniveling Worm'

Protester SHOT in Egypt!

Reid to Obama 'BACKOFF ' on Earmarks, YOU'VE GOT ENOUGH POWER '

The Gun Markets of Pakistan

Michelle Bachmann Says the Darndest Things! - Founding Fathers and Slavery

Senator Sanders, Cenk on SOTU and President Obama

Brave Egyptian protester facing riot hoses

State of the "Union", Wikileaks Revolutions, and Global Awakenings

Raw Video: Man Shot Dead In Egypt Protest (No Additional Comment)

Ark theme park kentucky, creationist idiocy

Egypt arised ... In support of Egyptian protests Against Hosni Mubarak

[Egypt] Watch This!!! Protest Nasser metro station in Cairo: Jan26th

OPERATION EGYPT - ANONYMOUS PRESS RELEASE - 26/01/2011

Egypt Revolution Video of deadly anti Mubarak protests in Cairo

CAIRO NIGHT EGYPT PROTESTS

The Deek Jackson Show - 01/27/11 Woody OBrien, economic collapse, fiat currency, surviving the crash

Rabbis Speak Out Against Glenn Beck!

Ugandan Gay Rights Activist Beaten to Death

Tina Dupuy on Michele Bachmann's Absurd SOTU Rebuttal

Sarah Palin Calls President Obama's Sputnik Mention A 'WTF Moment' - News & Politics or Comedy?

Sarah Palin Cries "Leave Beck Alone"

Sarah Palin "WTF" moment where she "aspires" Americans

Cenk, Ed Rendell on Radical Tea Party/GOP Proposals (& Ed Being On Glenn Beck's List)

Love affair with four-legged mayor

Obama Says Legalizing Drugs is Worthy of Debate

Where is Maureen Dowd?

Vietnam Veteran Robbed and Shot while selling flowers and music scene responds

Anon hackers join Egyptian protests

A Sputnik Moment? Bullshit!!

Five arrested over 'Anonymous' web attacks

MRN: Governor Kasich Don't Need No Stinkin' Oversight

ANONYMOUS - OPERATION EGYPT - A Press Release

Moscow bomber 'was Islamist militant from North Caucasus'

Harry Belafonte on Obama: 'He Plays the Game" - Democracy NOW!

Megan McCain BASHES Michele Bachmann

Obama's address watched on TV by 43 million

The Chess Player rooked the GOPers as their strength ebbed due to Baggers Baggage

E. J. Dionne: Barack Obama: Paradoxical Whig

Joe Conason: Obama Changes the Narrative

9 Out of 10 Viewers Approve of Obama’s Proposals

Joe Klein: ...Making Democrats the Party of Optimism

TSA will not search passengers the same way as the airports"

Winning the Future

CPBB: The Ryan Budget's Radical Priorities

I'm disappointed that Obama didn't go after Welfare Queens

Who's to blame?

Must Read from Politico: Koch Brothers Conference Under Scrutiny

"Mike Evans: Hawaii's Gov. Neil Abercrombie 'never told me there was no [Obama] birth certificate"

Rachel Maddow on the SOTU

New White House Picks (Almost) Rebalance Civil Rights Commission

I have two words for people opposed to government investment in the economy:

Steve Benen: National Greatness Liberalism

Lynn Samuels says Obama should be impeached because he is an illegal immigrant.

Clearing the Way for a Native Opportunity in America’s “Sputnik Moment”

Update to celebrate the Obama/Reid Tussle over Earmarks

OH GOD!!! MSNBC pundits comparing Obama to Reagan

AP: House GOP Considers Privatizing Medicare (with vouchers)

FAIR Media Advisory: Centrism Wins!

"Scaled-down filibuster reform looks like a done deal"

Is Daryl Issa going to get a pass on his own shady past while investigating Obama?

New White House Picks (Almost) Rebalance Civil Rights Commission

Don Imus: Rachel Maddow is a GUTLESS COWARD!!!!

George Will: Arne Duncan's school of wisdom

Obama is about to answer citizen-submitted questions online via YouTube

MSNBC: AP reports Jay Carney will be new Press Secretary

Bush/Obama bank bailout gifted Goldman Sachs $2.9 BILLION straight to its trading account

Boehner backs off Social Security cuts (uncomfortable with the focus on Ryan's crazy plan?)

Feds Estimate Deportation Costs $12,500 Per Person. (($140B to deport them all)

So much depends upon / a blockhead / covered with rain / water. Please come CAPTION Head Wreck!!!!

Joe McCarthy redux

Drug legalization absorbs top 20 questions in YouTube’s ‘Ask Obama’ Q&A

President Obama's SOTU wasn't a Republican agenda, it was a put Americans back to work agenda

IN-Mike Pence NOT running for President in 2012

Why couldn't Big Ed go to the 7:00PM time slot.

Rachel Maddow got it so right!

Obama pledges massive overhaul of government

State of the Union speech: Obama misses some Jewish priorities

Time Magazine Cover of Obama: Why Obama Hearts Reagan

Statement by the President on the Killing of David Kato

David Axelrod: "No grand repositioning"; Obama is a "progressive"

Obama Nominee for Judge Could Be First Openly Gay Man on the Federal Bench

Why Isn't Obama Talking More About The Human-Animal Hybrids?

I think Obama's biggest mistake was saying the stimulus would keep unemployment under 8% before even

The disruptors arrive at Davos

Obfuscating Unemployment

Mortgage Lenders Committed Massive Fraud and Now Wall St. Wants to Escape from the Lawbreaking

Bradley Manning Treated More like Supermax Convict than Pre-Trial Detainee

Robert Fisk: A new truth dawns on the Arab world

The National Empathy Divide

New York Seizure of Nassau County Finance Shows Tea Party Limits

Barack Obama: Paradoxical Whig -- Dionne

Cow Most Sacred

Sorry Britain, You Can't Blame Economic Meltdown on Snow

Mid-East: Will there be a domino effect? (BBC)

Rupert Murdoch’s Insanely Lavish Potential Hideouts

How Much is Too Much? (A review of a Marx-based analysis of the recent economic failures)

Why is Nucor Steel sponsoring Dylan Ratigan's (Populist Leaning) "Steel on Wheels" tour?

US Tacit Support for Mideast Autocrats Reeks of Short-Sightedness, Undermines US Interests

Wall Street's Collapse to Be Mystery Forever

Are We Witnessing the Start of a Global Revolution?

As protests swell from Yemen to Egypt, Middle East faces uncertainty

Salon: Researchers find male viewers aren't paying attention to what attractive newscasters say

Obama Inc. -- Jim Hightower

Philippines: Emulate WikiLeaks founder, youth urged

Old Hickory’s Ghost

How Inequality Hurts Societies - On Point - NPR today

Craziest Michele Bachmann Quotes Ever

Study finds oil dispersants lingered deep under Gulf

Oscar-Nom. Doc. Tells Of 3,000 Carteret Islanders Leaving Sinking Island Home

Futility, Squared: Davos Attendees Will Discuss UN Climate Treaty Progress

Hawk living in the US Library of Congress captured (BBC)

"I'm skeptical the (Duke-Progress) merger will make much difference," said John Parsons ...

Polar bear swam for 9 days straight looking for ice

"WE are the moderates--fighting extremists on both sides!" (Open Left)

Van Jones: The Economic Injustice of Plastic

Healthcare Reform - Abandoning the Self Employed

NCAR - Record-Smashing Canadian Arctic Warmth - Largest Monthly Anomaly 37.8F Above Historic Average

Mitsubishi: 8 new EVs and PHEVs in the next 5 years

China to Boost Nuclear Power (yes... again)

Shark nations failing on conservation pledges (BBC)

State Supremes Rebuke NM Gov. Attempt To Unilaterally Suspend Clean Air & Water Laws - NYT

New RAND Report Implies Alternative Fuels for Military Not Beneficial

PBS - Tehran's "Armageddon Haze" Lingered For Months, Despite All Attempts To Mitigate Effects

How do oil shocks cause recessions?

Dear Governor LePage (R - anti-science industry stooge) Maine Re: Bisphenol A

Turbulence Ahead, Another year of malaise along the Atlantic by Joseph Stiglitz

Olbermann Ouster: Immelt Helps Obama with his Left Flank

There is some SERIOUS sh*t going on

Joe Rogan: The American War Machine

NRA wants Indiana lawmakers to ban employers from gun-related questions

New Indian weapon poses imminent threat to our way of life.

NRA gives Bloomberg snow blow

Man faces jail after protecting home from masked attackers (Canada - Castle Doctrine Coming?)

Links to 75 round drum mags for AK 47's, and 40 round drum mags for 1911 pistol

"Bored" Teens Shot 275 Cars with BB Guns

No gun control. Not now! Not Ever!

"No state background check for gun buyers, Minnesota House panel decides"

Compromise from a pro-2A advocate: Ban 30 round clips

"White House to Push Gun Control"

If we allow the pro restriction crowd to frame the debate we're done.

Should the proposed magazine restrictions apply to LEOs?

A Crime For Doctors to Ask About Guns?

White House to Push Gun Control

Still curious about the Arizona/Mexico gun smuggling issue

Is there any doubt that Dick Cheney is an opportunistic piece of shit?

OK, who else is buying?

Having a CCW and carrying a gun does NOT make me a "rugged individualist."

Some criteria for an adult discussion of gun control.

On an adult conversation on guns

ATF to propose new regulations on importation of shotguns.

Colombia asks Israel to extradite mercenary convicted of training drug assassins

Chile mine rescue leader: Obama 'not correct'

Chilean justice system to probe Allende's death

Salvadorean party seeks stronger Cuba ties

Uruguay's José Mujica meets with Hugo Chávez

AZ Republic: Arizona's gun-death rate among the worst in U.S.

Here's a great piece for all you dumb ass Jay Cutler Critics.

Anyone coming to my town for the NHL All Star weekend?

Michigan wins in East Lansing and Columbus on the same night

Forkboy was so incensed about name calling that he fell down the stairs with his laptop>>

Forkboy appreciation thread!

Jay Cutler Walking Around LA without a Limp...

Titans, Jeff Fisher parting ways

Imam's Antigay Words Spark Controversy

VERY important information: Evidence Of Scott Lively's Complicity In The Murder Of David Kato

Ugandan gay activist slain after photo published

Ugandan Gay Activist Murdered

Iowa GOP Narrowly Loses Senate Bid To Vote On Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Yes, Chick-fil-A Says, We Explicitly Do Not Like Same-Sex Couples

Iowa Senate Dems vote down push for gay marriage ban

Pastor Sean McDowell: Parents Who Accept Gay Kids Make A "Costly Mistake"

UPDATE 2-Egypt arrests Muslim Brotherhood leaders

On-Camera Shooting: Israel Troops Avoid Jail

The Palestine papers have broken a taboo. Now, arguments for peace can be open

A fresh take on the Palestine Papers - Mya Guarnieri

Minister: Mubarak regime will prevail in Egypt, despite protests

"I tend to think of Deity as a concept, and not an actual filled job position."

Butterfly Scientist, Vladmir Nabokov, Vindicated.

Jupiter Scar Likely from Titanic-Sized Asteroid

New Radio Telescope Array to Harness Power of More Than 13,000 Antennas

Evolution by Mistake

Hubble Finds Galaxy Beyond Key Benchmark (13.2 billion LY away)

Remembrance: Apollo 1, January 27, 1967

Humans 'left Africa much earlier' (BBC)

German Researchers Build Terminator Robot Hand

Japan's robotic cargo craft nears space station

END