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Archives: January 4, 2011

DU posting bug...please delete

The Loser Channel decides to pick on furrys...

Just thought I'd post this. Proof positive Palin is a dumbass bottom feeder.

Were the Mayans liberals? Did they know something about

Sometimes, scientists are just plain old embarrassing

An unlikely exit from Afghanistan

Top CEOs will have earned average workers' full annual pay by 2:30 p.m. today (jan 3)

has "birtherism" gone international?

NATO politics driving Afghan war

A Real December Review for Afghanistan

Don't cry for me Argentinian rich!!

Firms fight move to obtain cheap anti-blindness drug Avastin (UK Guardian)

Working People Protest Wisconsin Republican Governor’s Inauguration

I remember the old days when a guy in a booth looking at pictures of naked people . . . .

U.S. Marines report peace deal with tribe in Afghan hot spot

Daley Thought Obama Overreached on Health Care

Inequality is eating away at America's soul

Gerald R. Ford carrier's ($40 B) new aircraft catapult system launches first live Super Hornets

New bird death theory....

GOP sets up huge target for budget ax

CNN reporting Capt. Owen Honors being relieved of his command of the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise

Hey Folks - It's BonerCare Day.........

New Congress likely full of brimstone, talk, little change

The Anxiety and Helplessness of the U.S. Containment of China

Decision on Europe-based brigades expected early this year

Michael Steele says his favorite book is War & Peace, quoting its author, Charles Dickens

Bill Kristol: "Argument against Obamacare is gov't will tell you if you have to have a living will"

The photo of the century?

f*ck this guy

Toon: The GOP Rends the Constitution

Did Fracking cause the bird and fish kill in Arkansas?

Did Fracking cause the bird and fish kill in Arkansas?

Australia: Rockhampton residents fighting deluge of snakes and crocodiles

THE TOPPLING -How the media inflated a minor moment in a long war.

Pakistan Punjab governor killed by his own bodyguard

Democrats dismiss GOP health care repeal push

Philippines Shooting victim captured image of man pointing gun at him while taking family photo

Rove Suspected of Role In Swedish WikiLeaks Probe

The theme of the next photography contest should be "ORANGE".

EBay spent $411,450 on lobbying in 3rd-quarter - on visas for foreign workers

Major Provisions of Health Care Law Now In Effect

Repealing health care reform would cause the deficit to increase.

Study: When change upsets cats, they let you know by "refusing to eat and vomiting excessively"

Hey, Lindsey, instead of kneecapping over-55 wealthy, let's tax the bejezus out of UNDER-55 wealthy

"Welcome Home"

Toon: Under New Mismanagement

Annie Lennox appointed OBE (Order of the British Empire) for fighting AIDS and poverty in Africa

On Stephen Colbert being in denial about our country being a CHRISTIAN nation:

Meet The Degenerate Who Stole Those Game Boys From A Dead Teen's Casket

Fireworks may have caused Arkansas bird deaths (BBC)

Mr Fish wins the prize for bleakest new year's toon....

Anatomy of a Media Manipulation...

Committee to Protect Journalists Urges Obama to not prosecute Assange

6 Artists Who Were Banned, Censored or Arrested by Conservatives

Why do so many people think there was a conspiracy behind JFK's assassination, that LHO didn't act

US-built projects (in Afghanistan) crumbling

David Korten: The Missing Vision

Official: Navy officer to be relieved of command over sexually explicit videos

Columbia U. School of Journalism faculty: "WikiLeaks prosecution will set a dangerous preccedent"

Widow Builds Vault, Could Get Corpses Back

"Pretty" republicans like Palin and Bachmann as bait for the GOP

Insurers Sue Toyota Over Acceleration Claims Costs .

Investigative Reporters and Editors urges U.S. government restraint regarding WikiLeaks documents

Ray McGovern's XLNT Advice For Obama: He Should Read WikiLeaks Docs

What if (D)s Boycott some of Boehner's more insane votes?

Chrysler sales up 16% for the month and 17% for the year

Republican Freshmen Throwing Huge Kegger Tonight

Hundreds of dead blackbirds found near New Roads (La)

This poll on healthcare needs some DU input.

Does anyone know what Russ Feingold will do once he is not in Senate anymore?

You mean the poll LIED? Rasmussen, Media Misrepresent Obama Health Care Promise

BREAKING: Ninth Circuit Court Sends Prop 8 To State Supreme Court On "Standing"

Chief Justice John Roberts to swear in John Boehner aides - ( WTF? )

King Bloomberg's Daughter on the Board of Another Phony National "Grassroots" Ed Deform Front Org

The cable news media is bending over backwards to try and paint the republikans as compassionate and

Breaking - Rahm stays on the ballot

Susan G. Komen Foundation Elbows Out Charities Over Use Of The Word 'Cure'

The Cynical War on Public Sector Workers

"GOP Leadership Strikes Back At Filibuster Reform: It's A Democratic 'Power Grab'"

If health insurers need to pay out 80% for medical claims and can keep 20%

The Missing Vision (David Korten begins blog series outlining Agenda for a New Economy)

Richard Daley's Brother -- Banker, Lobbyist, NAFTA Advocate -- May Be Obama's Next Chief Of Staff

He's opening a Chiropract­ic clinic and insurance companies won't pay for his services

To the engineers: Anyone can help me with a small problem?

"exploiting divisions in the Republican Party by pursuing comprehensive immigration reform"

Why Can't We Hold Democrats to Pledges like Republicans do?

Breaking: Imperial County is denied standing in #Prop8 case

I have figured out what's killing the birds and fish. A future VOLCANO!

Heard on the news this AM: WOR radio is dropping Beck's show. Low ratings.

Heard on the news this AM: WOR radio is dropping Beck's show. Low ratings.

Can someone explain some things about the new food safety bill for me?

Can someone explain some things about the new food safety bill for me?

K-9 unit dog kills another dog. Was being walked by family member rather than handler

Republican Felon’s Judiciary Committee Appointment Embarrassing Republicans

House freshman throws a party – and GOP cringes

What if Teachers Ran Schools Instead of Administrators?

LETTER: Crush them, God! (this is the kind of person out there that scares folks)

Scalia Says Constitution Doesn't Protect Women From Gender Discrimination

Son of Iran shah commits suicide in US: brother

Son of Iran shah commits suicide in US: brother

New steamer from the WSJ: Congress must cite constitutional authorization for bills they introduce

delete - dupe

Bill Erwin Dies (seinfeld, Gunsmoke, The Twilight Zone, Perry Mason, The Golden Girls, more)

Mark at the Mic - The Price of Austerity

Paul Ryan is a big steaming pile of ..........

Paul Ryan is a big steaming pile of ..........

Texas man declared innocent after 30 years in prison

Town wants to remove party affiliations, DOJ says no:

Glenn Beck Promises He Didn’t Write A “Gay Parenting Handbook,” Cover Begs To Differ

Sharing a Laugh or Tear ?

Appeals Court Rules Calif. Public Park Cross Unconstitutional

Court: Police can search cell phones without warrant in arrests

New Ill. law pushes 'fair' taxes on mobile homes

Tuesday Toons- Time to welcome in the new Congress!

NobamaCare, Usa, Ltd, LLC, Inc, ™, ® ,², ©, Esq. ee-i-ee-i-oh my

Nader: 'Unions are corrupt. They sell out for high pensions & salaries'

Beyond Sprawl: Part Two

New CA Insurance Commissioner vows to support and implement Health Care Reform Act

The End of the World is near.... (on dead birds)

Slain Filipino councilman caught killer in family photo

Peter King has 'nothing but contempt' for New York Times

I got to (help) swear in the new Governor of Florida, Rick Scott today.

How is it possible?

‘Full Metal Jacket’ drill instructor apologizes for calling on Americans to ‘rise up’ against Obama

Nepal Has 11 Hour Blackouts as Climate Change Dries up its Rivers

City told to raise salaries for police

Ohio's 2012 presidential primary may be delayed

NAACP alleges Kansas town fired police officer because he was black

When is the "Hammer" sentencing?

Just when you think they can't get any more extremist......

Did the fact that the Chief Justice of Supreme Court performed

Wonder what the GOP will hold us hostage with to extend the Debt ceiling?

Wonder what the GOP will hold us hostage with to extend the Debt ceiling?

Mystery of rotten radishes causes a stir

Court OKs searches of cell phones without warrant

The Affluent, Failing, Public School: Does It Really Exist?

Meme of the Day 110104

The sun is shinin' its a new morning, you're going, You're going home

Good-Bye American Dream: New Assault Against Unions

And so today begins Gov. Voldemort's reign over Florida

And so today begins Gov. Voldemort's reign over Florida

Crocodile attack warnings in flooded Australia

A Rerun From The Party That Almost Brought Us The 2nd Great Depression

Why Journalists Aren’t Standing Up for WikiLeaks - Newsweek

So I'm watching the last match in the Ashes series

So I'm watching the last match in the Ashes series

In Surprise, Iraq May Enforce Withdrawal Deadline

14 states may target birthright citizenship (14th amendment)

Separated at Birth?

Colorado inmates catch useful trade in raising fish for food

Colorado inmates catch useful trade in raising fish for food

On Bradley Manning, Solitary Confinement, and Selective Outrage

Do my ears deceive me or do I hear Howard Dean talking in favor of "entitlement cuts"?

Do my ears deceive me or do I hear Howard Dean talking in favor of "entitlement cuts"?

Do my ears deceive me or do I hear Howard Dean talking in favor of "entitlement cuts"?

The world will come to an end in 2011 .... Proof Positive

Freshman Rep. pledges to forgo federal health insurance

Fannie Mae Lets BofA Off The Hook

You've had enough time Boehner. Where's my job??

From MoveOn: Stop Filibuster abuse.

From MoveOn: Stop Filibuster abuse.

From MoveOn: Stop Filibuster abuse.

Arkansas bird death talking point (a how to) from Rush Limbaugh - global warming

Ben Adler/Newsweek proves why we need Wikileaks.

Ben Adler/Newsweek proves why we need Wikileaks.

Darrell Issa's Theory of Hyperregulation

Why women need planned parenthood?

Prosecutor: Bail low in abuse case (he killed her last Saturday night)

Prosecutor: Bail low in abuse case (he killed her last Saturday night)

Does the GOP know what the American People want?

Damn it, republicans cannot say what they will cut

Woman reports dozens of dead birds in her yard (KY)

Fasten your seatbelts

Breaking news: Singer Gerry Rafferty gone at age 63...

The Rude Pundit: Chris Christie Disneyed For Your Snowy Sins

Several new MLK items on sale at Democratic Stuff.com (union made in the USA)

Republicans and the Debt Ceiling

Dangerous Meme Alert-Who does the government belong to, I wonder? And who's supposed to pay for it?

Congressman Issa, tomorrow is the first day you head the Oversight and Government Reform Committee

Inventor says new underwear will protect from TSA screenings

Tom Tomorrow Tweet: "So the GOP is about to take over the House..."

Minor rant - John Roberts (CNN) cheap shot on Pelosi -

Tom Tomorrow Tweet: "So the GOP is about to take over the House..."

Britain: The Liberal Dems made their deal with the devil - now they're rotting in hell

What Democratic politicians support WikiLeaks and are opposed to the U.S. gov't prosecuting Assange?

Court defers ruling on California same-sex marriage

Court defers ruling on California same-sex marriage

Mother Jones: Dick Cheney's Disappearing Clout

NBC newsman Brian Williams named his penis "Dave"

Danziger TOON: Advice from the master...

Ah cleaning up the ignore list

Pentagon Issues Ethics Memo Before Gutting Conflict-of-Interest Rules

Pentagon Issues Ethics Memo Before Gutting Conflict-of-Interest Rules

Pentagon Issues Ethics Memo Before Gutting Conflict-of-Interest Rules

N.B. girl, 10, youngest person to discover a supernova

And now I'm so sick

Tweety and David Corn are tearing cross-eyed Christie

Anderson Cooper on BirdsFallFromSky-Gate, with former sitcom star / current evangelist Kirk Cameron

NPR: Obama Will Try Again On More Than A Dozen Judicial Nominees (including Liu and Chen)

should the US continue to offer education to all?

should the US continue to offer education to all?

100-Year-Old Helps Deliver Meals On Wheels

100-Year-Old Helps Deliver Meals On Wheels

Study Suggests Viking Lander Found Organics On Mars - MSNBC/DiscoveryNews

Daimler & Cerberus stripped Chrysler of assets, left shareholders & workers holding the bag

Glenn Beck dropped by New York's WOR radio station over poor ratings, replaced by Mike Gallagher

Christmas Communion at a NY Church May Have Infected Hundreds with Hepatitis A

"Hardball' Host Chris Matthews' In-Law Busted For Smuggling Pot"

NYC Radio Station Drops Glenn Beck

Glenn Beck dropped by New York's WOR radio station over poor ratings, replaced by Mike Gallagher

Afraid won't b able watch Keith, Rachel, Lawrence after tomorrow,

Afraid won't b able watch Keith, Rachel, Lawrence after tomorrow,

Australia’s Floods Raising Concern About Agriculture, Coal Supplies Oil

Frontier plans massive FiOS cable TV rate hike

Anybody forming a Producer's Co-op Out There?

Mandatory Tuesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

Tucker Carlson eats crow over wishing that Michael Vick had been executed

Several European countries taking private pension funds to solve budget woes:

Republicans: good at theatre, dreadful at governing ...

Version of "Huckleberry Finn" to Remove "N" Word

Jumping icons, oh my!

Jumping icons, oh my!

India’s Microfinance Industry Fuels Mass Suicides - CreditSlips.org

I need help with a "personal history" project.

LOL !!! - Freepers Fighting Over Captain Honors...

LOL !!! - Freepers Fighting Over Captain Honors...

My dear DUer's - you must see this story about the discovery of a photography genius nanny!!!

A question to ponder...

A question to ponder...

Wikileaks: Julian's Swedish Case Has Been Moved To The "Terrorism" Court At Belmarsh Jan 11

Reports of Pacific Ocean's plastic patch are greatly exaggerated, Oregon State University professor

OK look if I say something like I'm just going to keep using glow in the dark rubbers at the airport

Aftenposten: Germany, U.S. plan secret spy project

Aftenposten: Germany, U.S. plan secret spy project

Consumer Reports is not happy today

FBI Steps Up WikiLeaks-Linked Probe With Texas, Germany Raids

From The Class War Front: 'Fed Moves To Gut Predatory Lending Regulation' - HuffPo

LOST Numbers Net $150 on Mega Millions

LOST Numbers Net $150 on Mega Millions

Bets anyone that Daryl Issa will not be able to escape his past

Bets anyone that Daryl Issa will not be able to escape his past

Another RW myth - Illegal Immigration - guess when the numbers started to drop

Cleverest Toon I've seen in a while

Cleverest Toon I've seen in a while

Researchers find "alarming" decline in bumblebees

David Bollier: The Tyranny of Choice

Alec Baldwin "Very, Very Interested" In Political Run.

Ok let me go a little into command (Capt Honors)

Too much information...

Too much information...

Is Bachmann’s slot on Intelligence Committee part of GOP plan to stifle her?

Contrasting ads on DU header: Women for Afghan Women vs Asian Girls for love

Coldest temperatures in Cuba in over half a century

Whose fault is it ??

Hey Freepers....this should really piss you off...

Medical marijuana advocate Montel Williams busted, pays $484 fine for pipe with NO RESIDUE

Medical marijuana advocate Montel Williams busted, pays $484 fine for pipe with NO RESIDUE

This Modern World: An innocent fable of a very wealthy man

New Gov. Kasich of Ohio turns down moving to Gov. Mansion & wants tax payers to pay for his security

1947 was a terrible year for Democrats

please review my latest editorial re": newest Gulf War Illness patients"

Jan Brewer (email I got)

The reason I would not mind if our Uber Rich got hit with a Sixty Percent Tax Rate...

Regulators Want $2.5 Billion From Bank Execs

Regulators Want $2.5 Billion From Bank Execs

NY radio station has dumped Glenn Beck due to "poor ratings."

Are DUers watching Leo Gerard and KO on the ReTHUG

The Toppling: How the media inflated a minor moment in a long war.

Please help DC retain a tiny shred of dignity

So, the local milk store is now carrying fake cigarettes - devices

"Obama's Critics Owe Him a New Years (Fact-Based) Apology" by Frank Schaeffer

"Obama's Critics Owe Him a New Years (Fact-Based) Apology" by Frank Schaeffer

Thinking about the Kindle, and other e-readers...

DNC CHAIR tells ABC's Christiane Amanpour that Dems will Not Lose 2010 Elections! /Repaste

Sign the petition to Declare the Republican Party as an Extremist Hate Group

Sign the petition to Declare the Republican Party as an Extremist Hate Group

‘Full Metal Jacket’ drill instructor apologizes for calling on Americans to ‘rise up’ against Obama

Apocalypse now? Mystery bird deaths hit Louisiana

20 most dangerous (non-military) jobs, 2007-2010

Republicans 'will lose next election unless they deliver'

We must cut spending -starting with salaries and pensions for congress

No, not Gunny Ermy! Please say it isn't so!

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

So why is it ok for Scalia to publically comment on a topic that is currently before the court?

Is anyone feeling positive about 2011?

Why U.S. Journalists Aren’t Standing Up for WikiLeaks

Homeless man with a golden voice...

Just heard this about Issa on the Ed Show. Information purported from San Francisco Chronicle

Just heard this about Issa on the Ed Show. Information purported from San Francisco Chronicle

Cheney Is Back, With Heart Pump and New Outlook

Help me please! My favorite radio station is putting Bristol Palin on the radio.

Report: States Quietly Raising Speed Limits Near Failing Schools

Report: States Quietly Raising Speed Limits Near Failing Schools

Driving gets speeding ticket for rushing wife to hospital. baby born 6 minutes later

Ohio city explores cremating poor instead of burial

ACTUALLY, THE RETIREMENT AGE IS TOO HIGH

Why do kids dress for June when it's January?

Rice Field Bird Repellent: May or may not have something to do with the sudden bird deaths

"Forget it. It's Hopeless. We're fucked. I'm angry" is just not a philosophy I care to live by.

"Forget it. It's Hopeless. We're fucked. I'm angry" is just not a philosophy I care to live by.

Sea Shepherd Peter Hammarstedt demonstrates how to conduct yourself if taken into custody

Europe's 5 most generous pension systems

Virginia DMV Revokes World's Greatest License Plate

Sarah's ratings free fall, beat in Dec by Real Housewives of Atlanta

Why not use sniffing dogs instead of frisking and porno scanners?

EarlG, I beg you

TSA pat down photos of the day

TSA pat down photos of the day

The Plan to Blame Unions For Everything

Ethnic Studies Now Banned in Arizona

When you Trash Members of the BIG TENT PARTY...what does it mean? FUCKING RETARDS/Batshit Crazy?

WikiLeaks' Most Terrifying Revelation: Just How Much Our Government Lies to Us

Where do you stand on this Capt. Honors flap?

Given Scalia's recent blathering, here again is Colbert's 9/30/10 evisceration of his sexism

Given Scalia's recent blathering, here again is Colbert's 9/30/10 evisceration of his sexism

US worried by 'trend' of Christian attacks -- Yahoo.com

Exclusive: Witness In John Wheeler Case (body found in landfill)

Exclusive: Witness In John Wheeler Case (body found in landfill)

GOP in Turmoil Over Reading of Constitution

Why I have mixed feelings about the Union busting that is going on now...

Where your food comes from... and why it is now

Feds Sues Lucasfilm for Undermining VFX Artists

$413,954,825,362.17

In Case You Missed This... And THANK YOU Wikileaks !!!

DUI Check Points

Turning the American Ship of State: Historical Reflections

Kathy Griffin Vows To Offend Willow Palin For Gay Slurs

Hey, Congress? Where's the money??

So Much for "Impartial" Justice: Antonin Scalia Attends Michele Bachmann's Tea Party

Proof that CNN is a joke.

New edition of 'Huckleberry Finn' to lose the 'n' word

New edition of 'Huckleberry Finn' to lose the 'n' word

Providing all Global Energy with Wind, Water, and Solar Power

Apple Market Cap now over $300 Billion, second only to

CA appeals court says public schools must share facilities with charter schools.

Cenk Uygur: New Poll Confirms Country Is Clearly Progressive

Transparency

Transparency

Ray McGovern: Obama Should Read WikiLeaks Docs

The Selfish Rich are Killing People

Geitner's latest gift to the banks... Stealth bailout of Bank of America

Geitner's latest gift to the banks... Stealth bailout of Bank of America

Geitner's latest gift to the banks... Stealth bailout of Bank of America

Ballet Audience Boos Tea Party Billionaire David Koch

Frito-Lay won't pull controversial Christian parody Doritos commercial

EPA board stops Shell's Arctic clean air permits

Rove Suspected of Role In Swedish WikiLeaks Probe

Senator wants FTC investigation of helmet makers

Son of Hitler's deputy faces accusations of sexual assault

Punjab Governor Salman Taseer assassinated in Islamabad

Uganda Court Rules Media Cannot 'Out' Gay Ugandans

Army board to evaluate WikiLeaks suspect

President Obama Weighs Move to Retain Control of Guantanamo Closure

Uganda media can't publish identities of homosexuals, high court says

Students reignite Tunisian protest after brief lull

Canada’s Coptic Christians ask for protection in wake of Egypt bombing

Canada’s Coptic Christians ask for protection in wake of Egypt bombing

The Gross Clinic.

Transparency

...psssst...I found Crewleader...

Spanish court open probe into killings in Iraq

He's Lump, he's Lump, he's Lump, he's in my house...

I have a question about the PM function. Would someone please

Iran Invites World, Save US, To Tour Nuclear Sites

On the Jim Traficant scale of ugly rugs, with Jim a 10, Sean Connery a 1, where's Nicolas Cage?

Biden chief of staff leaving White House

OK, someone give me some insight, some education . . .

Conservatives Join Terrorists

Neil Armstrong's mysterious quote from the moon, "Good luck Mr. Gorsky"

Pete Postlethwaite obituary "best actor in the world"

A Strong December for the Big 3

Unemployment up in two-thirds of metro areas

‘Full Metal Jacket’ drill instructor apologizes for calling on Americans to ‘rise up’ against Obama

Afghanistan Warns Fuel Tank Near ‘E’ As Iran Blocks Shipments At Border

Please help DC retain a tiny shred of dignity

Strained States Turning to Laws to Curb Labor Unions

Mail and Telegraph pull anti-tax dodging ads

Appeals court rejects one challenge to gay marriage ban, refers another to state Supreme Court

Judge rules Emanuel should stay on the ballot

I wonder how much musical talent Mike Love really had. Anybody else out there

Governor of Pakistan's Punjab Province Assassinated

Netanyahu Sends Obama Letter Urging Pollard's Release

Bedtime

Shah of Iran's younger son kills himself in US

Ever notice how in old film footage, you see so many dorks? Last night

New Hungary citizenship law fuels passport demand

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad abruptly fires 14 advisers, a move seen as a possible power grab.

Private-prison consultant chosen to run ODRC

BP Gains on Report Shell Considered Bid; Spill Costs Played Down

Arms Dealer Sentenced for Defrauding the Pentagon

Judge to hear DEA request to obtain state medical-marijuana records

Food-Safety Funding Likely to Be Targeted by Republican House Majority

Wide-open Bieber shot...

Court Throws Out FCC Fine Against ABC For 'NYPD Blue'

Wynkoop Brewing Releases Special Beer in Honor of Brewery Founder & Governor Elect John Hickenlooper

Colorado inmates catch useful trade in raising fish for food

Admiral: Captain to be relieved, others investigated, over videos

.

Son of Iran Shah Commits Suicide in US: Family

The Beatles - Glass Onion

Appeals court says cross on federal land is unconstitutional

Ever notice how in old film footage, you see so many ducks? Last night

Fox’s Own On-Screen Graphic Debunks Cavuto’s Theory That Low Corporate Tax Rates Are Good For Market

PHOTOS: For "Family Guy" fans, it's the "Stewie Griffin Burger."

WATER!!!11!!!

So Much for "Impartial" Justice: Antonin Scalia Attends Michele Bachmann's Tea Party

Victory is ours, victory is ours, great day in the morning, victory is ours!

Rendez-vous by Claude Lelouch (1976 high speed drive through Paris.)

Why would they treat me so thoughtlessly? How could they do this to me?

Japan bassist Mick Karn dies

St. Louis police investigating video showing cop hitting man

Insurers take on Toyota in acceleration lawsuits

Union blasts box co. for penalizing workers over blizzard day

As quickly as you can, snatch the pebble from my hand..

Chicken.

Off-site backup: what do you use?

10 Mbps download speed!

RIP Mick Karn (bassist from Japan (the band)). nt

Just GREAT!!! Where the hell were these signs when I could have used them?

Front-page protests at Hungary's new media law which threatens fines for 'unbalanced coverage' Read

Are you the type who berates someone for not making a 2nd trip instead of taking a lazy man's load?

Drinking to excess has always been a no-brainer for me.

Who is Parche?

Justin Bieber says he sometimes suffers from insomnia

Who Is madinmaryland?

Gunmen go on rampage: Three killed, six wounded

For those interested in the saga of Tobin

"Our Gang" on all night tonight on TCM...Just loved that series..n/t

"Hey you Woodchucks! Quit chucking my wood!"...

"Hey you Woodchucks! Quit chucking my wood!"...

Army will evaluate suspect in WikiLeaks Mental fitness for trial at issue

Outgoing GOP Senator Joins Lobbying Law Firm

New Fla. congressman quietly reported loans in Dec

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Tuesday, January 4, 2011

8 minutes of scorched Earth blues from Gary Moore: "Evil Love," LIVE @ Jim Capaldi (Traffic) Tribute

Lawmaker Defends Ritzy Gala for GOP Freshmen

A nail salon with many satisfied customers?

Repeal bends GOP budget rule

Birthright Citizenship Looms as Next Immigration Battle

Factory orders rebound in November (Largest gain in 8 months)

Disaster Tax Rules Don't Apply For BP Oil Spill Claims (Not classified as a disaster)

(Calif. Supreme) Court OKs searches of cell phones without warrant

Elected As Cost Cutters, GOP Freshmen Will Party With Fatcats Tonight

France heads industrial espionage: WikiLeaks cables

Heat closes Antarctic ice runway

WikiLeaks Document Dump: Iran President Ahmadinejad Slapped by Head of Revolutionary Guard

Freshman rep. pledges to forgo federal health insurance

Gratuitous Pole Dancing...

U.S. tells agencies: Watch 'insiders' to prevent new WikiLeaks

SEC may force Facebook flotation

How Holly Petraeus Came to Join the Obama Administration

Musician Gerry Rafferty dead at 63

Mystery Guest enter and sign in please! *** Edited for clarity ***

Calif. Supreme Court approves warrantless data seizures by police

Appeals Court Rules Calif. Public Park Cross Unconstitutional

Heartless Bastards!!

Sometimes when I wake up I see this a couple of inches from my face (DIAL UP WARNING - 252 k)

I think I want to make some money from the anti-Obama crowd

Son of shah of Iran commits suicide

Homeowner Beats Bank Of America In Small Claims Court

Chavez scraps university law, planned tax hike

Extreme Couponing on TLC

Philippine politician catches 'killer' on camera

G.O.P. Aims Smaller for Cuts to Budget

G.O.P. Aims Smaller for Cuts to Budget

Gerry Rafferty, singer of 'Baker Street' and 'Stuck in the Middle With You,' dead.

Obama approval rating back up to 50%

Go Buckeyes!

someone please tell me that this picture has been photoshopped (kinda gross)

Capt. Owen Honors will be relieved of his command of the USS Enterprise, senior defense official tel

PHOTO: For Lady Gaga, nothing says "Happy New Year" like "Here's a photo of my bare ***"

Obama: Republicans will "Play to their Base"

Kitty porn...Rex Ryan style...

New Year's Eve. It was HORRIBLE. My best friend waited until my next-door neighbor passed out...

Asking for advice about living in Dallas, TX

The Clash - The Call Up

I love how Letterman makes Brian Williams uncomfortable

MiddleFingerMom is just teasing. He's never ACTUALLY nekkid when "Lounging" in here.

There Was CompuServe and America Online (AOL). Wasn't There Another Very Early Online Service?

Funny online translator from Translation Services USA

I'm huge on Twitter

When Rich Rod goes…And he will go...

PHOTO: THE *****OFFICIAL***** David Hasselhoff Stare-Down And You Will Look Away FIRST Thread

Sitting here in the Free Clinic wondering just where the hell I've put my Woody lately...

Mega Millions is at $330 million, what would you do with all that money?

I really cannot stand comedians who ONLY talk about relationships.

Has anyone lived with their in laws?

Gerry Rafferty has died

Christmas Communion at a NY Church May Have Infected Hundreds with Hepatitis A

Henry lost his virginity at the age of 110 and fathered 11 children.

My son is having a rough time with bed-wetting...I feel so bad for him.

Maine judge awards Nader foes $1 after lawsuit

Ain't no negative sense RNA on that bitch, because it's FUCKING MEASELS.

Anyone ever watch "The Millionaire Matchmaker"?

OMG Noooooo! The Doctor is marrying his daughter!!!

Strained States Turning to Laws to Curb Labor Unions

This Post is for WILLIAM PITT

Nazi-era Cemetery for Mentally Ill to be Dug Up

What are you reading this week DU? Me, I'm just about to start "The Tell-Tale Brain"

Who is Gerry Rafferty?

The Wild and Wonderful Whites of West Virginia

What were you doing 10years ago before DU??

Why do kids dress for June when it's January? Answer: Because their parents are idiots.

Real time traveler photograph - Andrew Basiago from Coast2Coast

First of all, let me say my wife's new haircut looks great, really

GO OREGON DUCKS

'Fundraising is never pretty when it’s presented to the public.' Former Rep. Tom Davis, R-VA.

Bipartisanship Only Applies To Dems?

President Obama to sign bill to improve nation's food safety

"GOP Plans To Implement The 'Demon Pass' They Once Decried"

US Phasing Out Coal Power Plants

"Today In History: Richard Avedon Photographs The Kennedys"

"Zandi Analyses Show "Democratic" Measures in Tax Cut-UI Deal Boost Economy"

Buzz Blog on Rick Scott inauguration: Best Seats in the House Belong to Lobbyists

"Air Force One wheelsdown at AAFB for a fullstop landing runway 19R."

Joseph Stiglitz: In 2011, America Should Resolve to Ignore Politicians Calling for Austerity

Feds: "Screw off Confederate Treason Sympathizers! WE are celebrating Emancipation Day!"

Daley pick (for chief of staff) could be good sign for banks

Scalia: No Constitutional protection against discrimination for women or gays

shit... wrong place

Share your current strange crushes

Proof that Cantor is Supid or Lying or Both

"Obama's Critics Owe Him a New Years (Fact-Based) Apology" by Frank Schaeffer

Swing Voters, You’ve Been Had: GOP-T Party Wrote UNFUNDED Health-Care Repeal in Secret, No Hearings,

Liberals fear betrayal from Obama on Social Security

"I agree with you. Now make me do it."

House GOP Rediscovers Its Love of Heavy-Handed Tactics

House Republicans Mark New Era of Fiscal Restraint with Swanky Bash for Lobbyists, LeAnn Rimes

President Obama visited his grandfather's grave in Honolulu Monday evening

Issa Asks Corporate Players to Pick Regulations to Target

James K. Galbraith: "Actually, the retirement age is too high"

Jon Stewart:: "Obama is not the Comeback kid --- He's Luke Skywalker"

Progressives who are too lazy to vote are not progressive. they are just in the way!

The (So Far) Scandal-Free Administration.

AEI's Ornstein: Democratic Proposal to Extend Legislative Day 'Not Improper'

Republicans Charge Harry Reid Power Grab on Filibuster

January 4, 1861

DNC’s Tim Kaine: Obama “Had A Lot Of Things He Had To Do” Before Focusing On Jobs

GOP to invite Dems to join in reading of the Constitution

"Obama staff shakeup imminent"

I had another email (27th?) read by Cafferty on CNN

Boehner Will Be a Failure

"Democrats Find Unity Against a Common Foe"

Rep. Darrell Issa's wild accusations are hurtful - to his own reputation

Stephanie Miller to Replace Robert Gibbs @ White House

"A Major Step Forward in Modernizing Our Food Safety System"---Obama Blog Reports

Check in if you participated in the White House's open consultation! 4 more days!

We should leave the filibuster as is. Yes or no?

Not-So-Magic Kingdom: 2008 Military Promo Video, Grand Opening of PetraeusLand©

Ezra Klein: Bill Daley not only opposed healthcare reform, he opposed creation of the CFPB

Arizona Governor's Teeth FALL OUT!

TRMS 01/03/11 - GOP abuse of filibuster prompts reform - Senator Merkley

Keiser Report: Monsanto and the Seeds of Evil (E109)

Which RNC candidate has the biggest arsenal?

Rachel Maddow Show: New GOP Scapegoat-Public Workers

Darrell Issa Wants To Be Famous For The Downfall of Obama

Gibbs on the way out?

Papantonio: GOP Presidential Crazy Game is On

Bush Aide Murdered & Found In Landfill

Majority Report w/ Sam Seder is On The Air 11:30 AM est

The truth Behind - Gulf war 1 edition

Flashback: Daley advises Democrats to move to the center

The Ed Show: Dennis Kucinich, Repealing New Health Care Bill Opens The Debate Of Medicare For All

President Eisenhower warns of the Military Industrial Complex

Jon Stewart on America (The Book): A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction (2004)

Judith Miller calls Julian Assange a 'bad journalist' for not verifying his sources

Look inside an Israeli kindergarten (funny)

Ron Christie says he has a law degree

Keith Olbermann: Conservative vs Liberal Brains

Ten Democratic Accomplishments You May Not Have Known About

Ed Schultz: Issa is a Total Fraud

TDPS: Ana Kasparian on Conservatives' Brains Make Them Scared, TYT Behind the Scenes

TYT: Cenk Slams Obama 'Corruption' Investigations By GOP

GRITtv: Mike Papantonio: Go After Republicans Aggressively

UFC Champ Wants To Fight Obama,Calls The President An Idiot

Cenk TYT commentary: WikiLeaks Attacked By Judy Miller (fmr NY Times Iraq War reporter)

Obama on GOP "I'm sure at some point they'll start acting like adults."

The Ed Show: Darrell Issa prostituting To Big Business For Advise

Predictions for 2011 on Russia Today's Crosstalk (appearance by me)

Doritos Pulls Ad From Super Bowl Contest For Allegedly Being Anti-Christian

Cenk TYT commentary: US Govt Worked For Boeing - WikiLeaks

We the Corporations

R. Lee Ermey apologizes for dissing President Obama. . .

The American Dream (animated short)

Does the Health Care bill hurt small business?

Brian Williams on Letterman Discuss Boehner Crying and More

Papantonio Kicks Cato's Butt on CNBC

Speaker Pelosi Statement on Republican Bill to Repeal Health Reform

Anderson Cooper interviews Michael Moore 1/2

Anderson Cooper interviews Michael Moore 2/2

Cenk TYT commentary: US Tax $ Funds Pedophilia - WikiLeaks

Republicans' Deficit Ceiling Bluff Attack on Social Security

Eugene Robinson: Opponents of Health Care Law Are Delusional

Income Redistribution: The Key to Economic Growth?

Cheney: In Need of Heart Transplant?

Alan Grayson "There's NOBODY Giving Obama Economic Or Military Advice You Can Call A Progressive"

New Poll Confirms Country is Clearly Progressive

Kerry is in Sudan for week leading to referendum - George Clooney has also made Sudan an issue

NOM needs to stop peddling in fantasy and face reality about same-sex families

Get Ready for a G.O.P. Rerun By BOB HERBERT

WikiLeaks' Most Terrifying Revelation: Just How Much Our Government Lies to Us

WikiLeaks' Most Terrifying Revelation: Just How Much Our Government Lies to Us

Imperialist bullying sharpens in Haiti

Anonymous offers support to Tunisian protestors

Documents expose Egyptian regime as stooge of US imperialism

1990 cable details crucial meeting on eve of Iraqi invasion of Kuwait

How to make a decent cup of tea

Rio Linda pastor charged with child molestation

The Rise of Charismatic Dominionism

Bradley Manning is a Goddamn Hero!

To Beat Back Poverty, Pay the Poor

John Pilger’s The War You Don’t See: An indictment of news reporting as state propaganda

Anti-cuts campaigners meet to debate next move

Why is the Tea Party Targeting the Methodist Church?

John Burns' "ministering angels" and "liberators"

Pfizer Falsely Claims MSF Involvement in the Company's Unethical 1996 Drug Trials in Nigeria

War is a Drug: Washington's 30-Year High

A preview of the first day of the 112th Congress (WaPo)

Obama signs 9/11 health bill, sticks India with paying for it

TOON: This Modern World on bailouts & austerity (guess which we get?)

A Clear Danger to Free Speech

The Age of Vulnerability

According to Wikileaks, a Colombian official admitted that “false positives” was a common

Forecast 2011 -- Gird Your Loins for Lower Living Standards (James Howard Kunstler)

Christians Say the World is Ending in May 2011

David Korten: The Missing Vision

Miami-Dade police buy drones

Top CEOs will have earned average workers' full annual pay by 2:30 p.m. today

Why Aren't US Students Rioting Over Crazy Tuition Hikes Like College Kids in Europe?

Gov. Jerry Brown talks Prop. 13 (LA Times)

Weeds, rock snot, and lionfish: a menu for “invasivores”

Peak oil review - Jan 3

China official warns of 300-year desertification fight (BBC)

New plant to bring 1,000 (solar manufacturing) jobs to Pine Belt Mississippi

Indian state of Gujarat begins construction on solar PV park to host 500 MW of generation

Shale gas reserves a blessing for wind and solar - or the other way around?

Thin film solar firm to relocate to $300m factory in Wisconsin (620 jobs)

Will the GOP House attack science, after all?

India’s hidden climate change catastrophe: ‘wave upon wave’ of farmer suicides

Australian Gov. Rejects Plan For $160 Million Climate Research & Risk Modeling Center

Not Done Yet: Tarballs From BP Oil Spill Litter Alabama Beach [Video]

3 January 2011 - Rain In Arctic Canada's Nunavut; Temps Averaging 10-12 C Above Winter Averages

"Myths About Radiation Hazards Debunked"

NRC wants (nuclear) waste stored for (more than a) century

Will legislature clear way for new coal, nuclear plants? (Minnesota GOP)

Xpost from GD: Providing all Global Energy with Wind, Water, and Solar Power

Ecuador’s novel plan to save rainforest

Crocodile attack warnings in flooded Australia - Blimey, as if it wasn't bad enough!!

Solar power benefits rural East Africa

Whew! Pat Robertson: No Nuclear Holocaust in '11

Rick Scott Picks Shipbuilding Executive To Head Florida's Environment Agency

Power line blamed for bird kill in Louisiana

What is the greatest ecological/environmental threat we will face over the next century?

What is the greatest ecological/environmental threat we will face over the next century?

Down the nuclear rabbit hole

2010 brilliant for New Mexico solar industry

Guardian - 3-Year Study Shows 4 Common US Bumblebee Species Down 96% Since 1980s

UAH to change their base period from 20 to 30 years

Joe Bageant Is Very Ill

Amendment II Democrats - Cheap Shots for 2010

ACLU challenges citizenship requirement for concealed weapons

Prosecutor Opens 8 Year Old Boy's Uzi Death Case at Machine Gun Shoot

Why Liberuls (sic) Hate Guns (WTF were do they get this crap?)

According to Wikileaks, a Colombian official admitted that “false positives” was a common

US man given 15 years for 1968 Cuba hijack

Ecuador’s novel plan to save rainforest

"Pay-to-play" scandal rocks Peru presidential race

Hugo to Hil: "to rectify is for the wise"

Dear BCS- you have done a wonderful job

Report: Colorado Rockies, Carlos Gonzales agree to $80M deal

I sure wish there was a bowl before the GoDaddy.com bowl

49ers President Jed York / players, on Mike Singletary

I sure wish Boss Hog would come back.

Kitty porn...Rex Ryan style...

Detroit Fox teevee station reporting Rich Rod has been fired

I sure wish the Southwest Conference was still here.

Meanwhile, the Raiders fire Tom Cable

49ers hire Trent Baalke as GM....is Harbaugh next?

I sure wish teams wouldn't put stupid stickers on their helmets.

Ohio State's compliance department

Harbaugh!?!? Michigan? 49ers? Denver?

Quite a game tonight. Too bad BossHog is not around to share his insiteful views with us

N.C. Commission Weighs James Censure

Antonin Scalia will be teaching a class on the constitution to incoming republicans,

If You're Eating Chick-Fil-A, You're Eating Anti-Gay

Gay or Straight, Youths Aren’t So Different

Israel Moving to Apartheid State

Palestinian Arab leader struck wartime deal with Nazis

IDF on Bil’in: spins, half-truths, lies

'Palestinian home demolitions soar'

Poll: "Foreigners" (i.e. Arabs, Sudanese, Asian guest workers) jeopardize Israel's Jewish character

Salam Fayyad

Netanyahu Sends Obama Letter Urging Pollard's Release

Activist provides evidence Bil’in protester died from gas

Breaking the Silence: A Chronicle of Dispossession

Wave of ethnic rage worries Israeli PM, activists

Israel must abide by the rule of law

Israeli forces issue 16 evacuation orders

In Bethlehem, shepherds watching their flocks by night are a dying breed

Milwaukee Catholic Archdiocese files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy due to abuse cases

End of Days in May? Christian group spreads word

Hepatitis A warning issued after Christmas communion on Long Island

Catholic Church validates Wisconsin Virgin Mary sightings

For Arkansas Blackbirds, the New Year Never Came

Searching for the Source of a Fountain of Courage

Flying Machines, Amazing at Any Angle

10-Year-Old Girl Discovers a Supernova

Lines of Light

Quest for Dark Energy May Fade to Black

Partial Eclipse Over Holland

How come life spans of all plants and animals are so short when compared to geologic time?

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