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Archives: January 7, 2011

Theres one thing I love about "The Last Word"

Pubs have launched a petition drive to repeal the health care bill -- just heard a tv ad

Corruption in Chicago's Dept of Ed during the final Arne Duncan years

Jean Wilkinson dies at 96; one of the first Los Angeles teachers to be fired during Red Scare

Before The Republicans Start Lying About it!

Perfect illustration of how Trickle Down Economics have failed us

ProPublica Shows Merrill Paid Traders to Take Its CDOs

Judge orders reinstatement for student who posted placenta photo to Facebook

America the Land of the Stupid - or - y-ur-peeps-b-so-dum

Is anyone familiar with the Coffee Party Movement?

A man who truly deserves a second chance

Why Did America Have a 90% Income Under Eisenhower?

If two House Democrats missed the swearing in and voted anyway, the media would be in fucking FLAMES

If two House Democrats missed the swearing in and voted anyway, the media would be in fucking FLAMES

did Rachel Maddow marry her partner over the holidays?

Rogue thug cops organize - Milwaukee police looked into ‘Punishers’ group

So I went to the last Christopher Street day in my area.

Clearly Boehner is a boner.

CA Gov. Proposes Moving State Inmates to Local Jails

CA Gov. Proposes Moving State Inmates to Local Jails

Daley really wants next Press Secretary to be a woman

Daley really wants next Press Secretary to be a woman

Dirty Tricks Specialist Gains Seat on House Committee that Investigated Him

Why Tea Partiers Should Despise George W. Bush

I sure miss David Shuster

Sex Toy Rigged With Bomb Is World's Worst Christmas Present

NSA Building New $1.2 Billion Dollar Digs In Utah

NSA Building New $1.2 Billion Dollar Digs In Utah

Why Inequality Matters

New Law Would Track Race of Suspended Students

Congress unlikely to extend hand to ailing states

Give the RICH A TAX CUT and make VETERANS PAY more for health care?

Milestone meeting for atheists, council

Women Aren't People Under Scalia's Constitution: Ann Woolner

Blackbird rain, you won't believe it.

MSNBC: Rich people are less likely to feel empathy

LA schools Boss to be John Deasy, of fake degree and Gates (and Broad) foundation fame

LA schools Boss to be John Deasy, of fake degree and Gates (and Broad) foundation fame

Pentagon To Cut Spending For First Time Since 9/11

Morning Jerk just said that MSNBC needs a new political producer in DC...

Jebus Fugging Krist

Editor who fired Juan Williams resigns after NPR review

Editor who fired Juan Williams resigns after NPR review

(Colorado) Springs bases spared — for the moment — from proposed defense cuts

Curses! Romania's witches forced to pay income tax

Too much fluoride in water, government says

And so it begins - lookah who's on CNBC as I type: JEB BEWSH!

Some home prices won't recover until the 2030s

Has a single hack on Network or cable

Bill Black -- 2011 Will Bring More De facto Decriminalization of Elite Financial Fraud

The Rich Can Already Call It a Year

US Military Spending is No Longer A Sacred Cow

Leaving the People Out of the Debate Laura Flanders

Time for a Bailout for the American Workforce

There's a pretty good discussion over at defensetech.org about the recent 'defense' cuts

Drone may be coming to Miami-Dade

Reasons to be thankful for Global Climate Chaos:

Kabuki Democracy—And How to Fix it Eric Alterman

Petraeus Sees Winning Over Taliban as Key Task, Rheinische Says

Taibbi: Palin will absolutely run for President

Pets fed on woman who was dead in her home

If You Read This Blog Post, You Will Die -- Krugman

Anonymous Has Joined Tunisian Activists To Help Fight The Government's Stifling Of Online Dissent

Circumcision helps stop wart virus, study finds

More Small Businesses Offering Health Care To Employees

Re: The jobs report

Stewert Slams Facebook deal "I'm unfriending Goldman Sachs" (Video)

Decline and Fall (Maybe) New Years Edition

The Revolving Door --

How will our military ever survive with these cuts?

Barbara Lee: More Troops Not the Answer in Afghanistan

Scott Sisters Free After 16 Years In Prison

Stephen Colbert humiliates Bill O'Reilly

On the reading of the Constitution in Congress

"The State of Our Union-Perpetual War" ... from 2003!

"The State of Our Union-Perpetual War" ... from 2003!

interesting..if you have time..wikipedia's "Criticism of war on Terror"

interesting..if you have time..wikipedia's "Criticism of war on Terror"

US created 103,000 jobs in December. Unemployment U-3 falls to 9.4%

Bat Boy's Mom

U.S. proposes to open roads to Mexican trucks

Juan Williams Is Now a Clown

The Capitol has been transformed into a big top

The Capitol has been transformed into a big top

Dick "Shrimper" Morris: Shutting down the government to repeal Health Care Bill is a great idea

La La La, I Can't Hear You...........

I cannot understand why democratic voters have passively accepted

GLAAD to CNN: Stop Giving a Platform to Hate Groups

Boehner's Weird Idea for a Safety Net - Matt Taibbi

Bluedogs won't vote for healthcare repeal.

Bloomberg left no one in charge during the blizzard while he took his winter holiday

So I'm walking to the break room and "Tony" asks me a question...

The jobs that Republicans approve of.

The jobs that Republicans approve of.

The Texas Omen - Paul Krugman/NYT

The Dawning Of Day 2 Of The GOP Circus

Republican Cut Promises Instead Raise U.S. Deficits

So far two ReTHUGS have voted present for the procedural vote

The predatory capitalist mindset: Rubes waiting for Wall Street's next big scheme.

The predatory capitalist mindset: Rubes waiting for Wall Street's next big scheme.

Brewer & Shipley's "Tarkio Road": Just as timely as ever.

The Next Time Some Right-Winger Asks, "What's The Harm If..................?" Consult This Website

The Next Time Some Right-Winger Asks, "What's The Harm If..................?" Consult This Website

The Next Time Some Right-Winger Asks, "What's The Harm If..................?" Consult This Website

"She is too stupid to deserve an answer."

"She is too stupid to deserve an answer."

House votes 236 to 181 to approve rule for next week’s debate on repeal of health care law

Ah one more of those taxes and public services

White Flight

Bernanke: It will take years for jobs to come back

U.S. trying to protect innocents endangered by Wikileaks

Good for gays, necessary for New Mexicans

More Riots In North Africa: Cost Of Food Sparks Riots In Algiers (Breaking News BBC Video)

More Riots In North Africa: Cost Of Food Sparks Riots In Algiers (Breaking News BBC Video)

BofA 'we are going to charge you more, because that is what you want....'

Rielle, John Edwards' mistress, is on GSN (Game Show Network) right now playing Lingo (rerun).

On Fundies, Christianity and DU.

On Fundies, Christianity and DU.

COOL - Hinode Observes Annular Solar Eclipse

Interactive Map Of Countrywide Riots In Tunisia That Have Been Ignored By International Media

I know there are some deeply religous folks on DU

The Founders React To The 112th Congress

Gates' defense spending plan cuts 124 F-35 purchases

The Moor Next Door: More On Riots, Protests In North Africa (Why They Are Historically Important)

Volcker Resigns and Goldman Sachs Moves In

Joy, gentle friends, joy and fresh days of love. Accompany your hearts!..

Republicans introduce bill to eliminate presidential 'czars'

Brewer & Shipley's "Tarkio Road": Just as timely as ever.

Doesn't it seem like GEICO, Progressive and Nationwide are responsible.......

Rick Scott of Florida already controlling press coverage

IT specialists - VA hiring over 700 IT in 2011

Common Dreams today - lots of reading today

Link To: Police Trying To Unravel Timeline of Mysterious Wheeler Homicide.....

House Speaker Boehner on smoking: 'I am who I am'

Rep. Steve King: "Garbage-Can Babies Don't Receive Health Care"

HOLD IT. Really??? So little interest in the firing of the head of NPR News???

Weiner point of order -WTF they are passing a resolution to facilitate Sessions and

Some folks outside America are hoping Sarah Palin becomes president

Question - I saw a thread here earlier this week

Err, umm.....Repug rep tries to explain why health care reform is bad, but his govt care is good....

State panel reviews arson execution case (Cameron Todd Willingham)

FYI: Google Map of Mass Animal Deaths (fish,birds, etc.)

Harry Reid - Republicans will have to understand that

President Obama announces he's named Washington veteran Gene Sperling to head economic council.

Letter to a Freshman Congressman

When the House gets around to voting on the debt ceiling

California police get a bad rap... I praise them this week

Ladies and Gentlemen! My first nomination for Mother of the Year for 2011 is....

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer's Republican death panel claims second life

From Jan 6th... 'Bloomberg Has A Bombshell Today...' - Yves Smith

Julian Assange's $1.5M Memoir Being Rushed to Press by Publisher

This whole Ted Williams thing is making me sick to my stomach...

UK Government selling all 650,000 acres of their forests

I think I just blew a phone interview this morning.

How to deal with the plutocrats

Latest screwball stunt by PETA...

And Another Bush Jr and Republican Gift

Detroit in ruins

Unregular Radio - internet station

'How the Recession Changed Us' - Great (and very big) infographic

Anonymous threat to Texas school: "bleeding heart liberals" lack discipline

MA Supreme Court Deals Banks A Major Blow On Foreclosure Fraud, In The Ibanez Case - FDL

GOP Ethics. Second only to "urgent" Text Messages!

HSBC sees China and America leading global mega-boom

Is there a tally of violations in the House since Monday?

Kasich hires Lehman Bros. buddy to head Ohio Development Department

Selective Compassion and the Pathologies of Inequality

how long before the media starts calling it 'the job-killing health care law'?

I'm tired of hearing that about Boehner crying

Someone mentioned that they missed Molly Ivins. So I found this.....

8,000 turtle doves fall dead in Italy with strange blue stain on their beaks

For how many? Wikileaks is just reporting things that we already figured out on our own!

Why are there never Republican centrists? Why do Republicans never move to the center?

Dead birds litter Quebec farm

Still investigating fish kills, I found an interesting report:

Fox News' Health Care Repeal Poll Has All Anti-Democratic Options

Fox News' Health Care Repeal Poll Has All Anti-Democratic Options

Four Democrats voted with the Republicans on the procedural vote to repeal HCR

Maybe Florida voters finally did something worthwhile!

Mistrust and Betrayal: The Far Deeper Costs of the Foreclosure Crisis - HuffPo

Proposed Tax Increase Bigger Than Expected (IL)

Anybody Else Having Trouble Connecting To MSNBC ???

For Sale: A Weepy Orange Boner

I WANT MY CHEESE!

Righties worried about ''anchor baby'' citizenship now want two kinds of birth certificates?

Contents of safe-sex kits outrage parents

Piece of mail ignites at US Mail processing center in DC

How do teabaggers not realize that Boehner is the ultimate, golf-playing, merlot-sipping DC insider?

where were the republicans when.... 'Job growth under bu$h* was worst since WWII'?

A pair of space telescopes..well, just look at the pics

Is 2011 The Beginning of the End for Medicare? Would the Democrats let this happen?

Protests mount over treatment of alleged WikiLeaks soldier

What kind of father allows an 8 year old to use an Uzi!?

Israeli Scientist To Saudi Arabia: Can We Have Our Vulture Back?

My Positive Post Of The Day !!!

Congresswoman Mary Bono Caught On Camera With Another Woman Licking Her Breast

Top Court in Massachusetts Voids Foreclosures by 2 Banks

Bill Daley - mixed feelings

Is Wikileaks About to Release Its Bank Cache?

Is Wikileaks About to Release Its Bank Cache?

Implementing the Pathways Housing First Model to End Homelessness (free"webinar")

Stunning MA SJC decision on the validity of foreclosures

Package addressed to homeland security chief ignites in D.C.

Mystery of mass animal death epidemic deepens after 8,000 turtle doves fall dead in Italy

Geez, I hate to say it but Maria Bartiroma ("money honey") hasn't been missin' too many meals.

A question: Why aren't House Republicans promising to reinstate DADT (or ban Gays completely)?

Introducing Your Crooked New Republican Leadership...

I hate GOP and Tea Party

Is another Republican Governor about to kill a another High Speed Rail project?

More airline fees possible in 2011

If teabaggers like to be so angry, why doesn't "Companies Primed For Record Profits" piss them off?

I too am a Progressive.

Army ‘revisiting’ ban on female soldiers in combat units, Gen. Casey announces

Army ‘revisiting’ ban on female soldiers in combat units, Gen. Casey announces

U.S. Bancorp, Wells Fargo Lose Foreclosure Case at Massachusetts Top Court

Somalia's al-Shabab bans mixed-sex handshakes (BBC)

Today- my favorite MLK quotes

Dick Durbin Supports Debt Commission Plan

Millard Fillmore born January 7, 1800

Man slave in gas mask sparks poison terror alert

Steve King (R-Iowa) Snubbed for Immigration Subcommittee

Steve King (R-Iowa) Snubbed for Immigration Subcommittee

Seth Rogen and Letterman Smash Things With John Boehner's Over-sized Gavel

Which of These Banks Was 2010's Most Shameless Corporate Outlaw?

Why the World Is Financially Doomed in Four Charts

Ed Rendell explodes in '60 Minutes' interview - calls media simpletons & idiots

US Government demands Twitter to hand over Icelandic Parliament member's Tweet

Ex-Sen. Bob Dole Back At Walter Reed Hospital

1-7-11 WikiLeaks: the latest developments (Simon Jeffery/The Guardian)

Drones coming to Miami?

Central Falls again...

Question about the pre-existing ban...

15 Year Old Firing Line Officer: Father of Christopher Bizilj wanted sons to shoot "full automatic"

Israeli Anti-Missile System Faces Fire at Home and Delays in U.S. Funding

New Florida governor is against discrimination. Except for teh gays. Oh, and the disabled. And......

Illinois House votes to abolish death penalty

Off to prison you greedy fugger

A Fatality Of War: The U.S. Economy

Do you think Mike "Hug a Thug" Huckabee will run in 2012?

What are the odds the Supreme Court sides with Obama and allows the individual mandate to stand?

Thought-Provoking Interview: Chris Hedges interviewed by Thom Hartmann

How do we know that Bugs Bunny isn't a Muslim?

How do we know that Bugs Bunny isn't a Muslim?

AOL Computer check up is ONLY $4.99 a month now (it used to be free, and still is junk)

If you missed Tweety with Steve King

BANK BUST FRIDAY !!!! ...... feliz dos mil once edition.

Paul McCartney's 'India Vegetarian Day' receives support from Hindus

Brian Williams discusses his Speaker Boehner interview - Charlie Rose tonight

Does anyone think complaining about the rich getting richer will do any good?

(CA) Gov. Brown Slashes Governor’s Office Budget

Tweety asked the Barter-Chickens-For-Health-Care Lady, "Are the crazies taking over the GOP?"

Tweety asked the Barter-Chickens-For-Health-Care Lady, "Are the crazies taking over the GOP?"

Sen. Boxer challenges GOP on environment issues

Sen. Boxer challenges GOP on environment issues

Do you know that Jesse Owens gave Jamaica his 100m

What Drives the Delusional Right? Why Palin's Christian Fortress Must be the 'Greatest Country Ever'

Group denounces WVC English program as ‘xenophobic’

Group denounces WVC English program as ‘xenophobic’

BP Cleanup A 'Cover-Up,' Louisiana Says, Pointing To Oil - MSNBC

Eric Alterman: The New Congress and the Coming Class War

German friend of mine sez...

U.S. Officials Recommend Reduced Fluoride Levels in Water

Former CIA officer indicted for leaks to reporter

Finally, an update on kitty Delenn!

Tucker Carlson's plot to embarrass the New Yorker

Mary Bono Mack (R-CA) clearly enjoys contributions from the wealthy...and wealthy contributors.

When John Boehner says he can't tell his caucus what to believe.

When the govt owns the hospitals and the medical staff...

KO coming up with more on the Janocide/Brewercare

Florida wildlife experts say mysterious orange alligator must be dyed

Florida wildlife experts say mysterious orange alligator must be dyed

Paul Mason, once the world's fattest man, suing NHS for not helping him sufficiently with obesity

Young, educated and jobless in China

NADLER: Again-GOP Only Interested in Some of Constitution-Banishes Civil Rights & Civil Liberties

Republican "letters of apology" never fully admit guilt and always sound like weasels masturbating

Accepted at UC Berkeley, student and her family get reprieve from deportation to Peru

Restore Arizona Transplant Web Site set up by an IL GOP rep!

House GOP drops word ‘organic’ from committee charged with oversight

Three Little Words: How Bill Daley Can Be Your Next Hero - Richard Eskow

Three Little Words: How Bill Daley Can Be Your Next Hero - Richard Eskow

US man with warrants gives false name during traffic stop - of guy who was also wanted

The Conservative Constitution of the United States

One Dem already caving.... on OATHGATE

From the mouths of Babes....

With Russ and Grayson gone. We need to shift our hero worship to Anthony Weiner.

Greenspan Warns of Risks From U.S. Debt

Two Very Important Graphs Were Released Today That Are Well Worth Checking Out

Two Very Important Graphs Were Released Today That Are Well Worth Checking Out

Two Very Important Graphs Were Released Today That Are Well Worth Checking Out

Hitler-Mocking Dog Enraged Nazis, Say New Documents

sigh...Barton's statement on the new Congress

Obama Promises Full Recovery for Employment (NYT)

***** ALERT - Weiner coming up on Rachel *****

Glasgow pantomime dress broke Geneva Convention

Trojan: US Market Size For Vibrators $1 Billon, Twice The Condom Market Size

Five myths about why the South seceded

The New Jim Crow; How Mass Incarceration Turns People Of Color Into Permanent Second-Class Citizens

Social Security and the Future of the Democratic Party

Police identifying men in video taped assaults of severely disabled women in care homes

YouTube Offers First Glimpse of Crowd-Sourced, Ridley Scott-Produced Documentary....

bystanders film attack rather then helping victim or calling 911

What if teabaggers ran their families the way they say they want to run government?

Separated at birth - Gov. Rick Scott and Harry Potter's Lord Voldemort

The rich are out again shopping for trophy mansions, as second, third or fourth homes - WSJ

A letter to the Washington Post about The Post's 'beatification' of Boehner

How Can We Learn From The Founding Fathers If We Are NOT Honest About The Constitution?

love being able to see MSNBC news online at their site - an hour after air time

Social Democracy was once an experiment in the US

Social Democracy was once an experiment in the US

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF! Brad Friedman subs for Mike

Warning: TSA Now Looking to Confiscate Christian Louboutins

Republicans Are Given a Price Tag for Health Law Repeal, but Reject It

"...he used to work for us over here, we fired him, because he sucked..."

Watching Congressman Peter Welch from VT is on Andrea Mitchell -- seems

Watching Congressman Peter Welch from VT is on Andrea Mitchell -- seems

Jobless and hopeless in America

Girls arrested in Facebook teacher attack invite

Girls arrested in Facebook teacher attack invite

Girls arrested in Facebook teacher attack invite

The Agonizing Last Words of Programmer Bill Zeller (from his suicide letter)

The more I watch the GOP making fools of themselves, they more they

Obama's full-court press to make up with business community

Toon :Hello, I'm your new Doctor!

Toon :Hello, I'm your new Doctor!

Ted Nugent isn’t on board with a Palin presidency yet

Ted Nugent isn’t on board with a Palin presidency yet

Grassley Investigation of TV Preachers Veers Off Course, Says Americans United

As Riots Continue, Tunisian Bloggers & Rapper Arrested (& Anonymous Has Joined The Cyberwar)

What a way to start the day! Phoenix radio station offers Bristol Palin job as morning show co-host.

Greenwald: "Serious Escalation Of DOJ Efforts To Probe, Harass" WikiLeaks Contacts (Subpoena Link)

On this day in history in the PNW - Forced labor of the homeless

If you were Karl Rove......How would you wickedly twist Boehners bouts of blubbering?

US school bans 'kirpan', Sikh community concerned

US school bans 'kirpan', Sikh community concerned

US school bans 'kirpan', Sikh community concerned

Behind golden-voiced Ted Williams is ex-wife Patricia Kirtley, the story's real hero

Mr. Pure-As-Snow claimed a "financial interest" in the U.S. cables,

What was the largest one year increase in wages did you ever get?

It might just be about to get worse.

"Why the hell should I have to pay for a stranger's transplant?"

"Why the hell should I have to pay for a stranger's transplant?"

What would the World be like if guys like Boehner and McConnell smoked weed

What would the World be like if guys like Boehner and McConnell smoked weed

John Edwards Not Engaged to Rielle Hunter according to Hunter's lawyer

Who do you want for President 2012

Who do you want for President 2012

Russians to enter lake that's been sealed off by ice for 14 million years.

How the US let al-Qaida get its hands on an Iraqi weapons factory

Public employees work for less, not more

You miserable bunch of job-killing mother-fuckers!

DU a poll: Should lawmakers consider "right to work" legislation Indiana General Assembly?

Bringing the 'Bush Six' to Justice

Now I've seen it all -- Snorting Bath Salts to get high? WTF?

WOW! Football AND a loving tribute to the GIPPER? Super Bowl XLV plans Saint Ronnie tribute.

Ratigan Truth to Power: Free Market Fraud.

History scraps 'Kennedys'

Does anyone here have the clip from way back...

House will throw out votes Sessions cast before taking oath

Physicians to the Vermont Legislature: Enact a single-payer health care system

Bill O'Reilly on Science: You Can't Explain the Tides

The only thing certain about trickle down economics is that

The only thing certain about trickle down economics is that

The only thing certain about trickle down economics is that

The only thing certain about trickle down economics is that

the death of judy bonds, and life

Why President Obama is NOT an Advocate for Social Security

Deputy trips, shoots drug suspect he was arresting

Creep

So I'm in a co-workers office today...of course he' a righty

Nazi Fury At Hitler The Paw-Raising Dog - Guardian/AP

Former Gitmo Commander Subpoenaed in Spain over Prisoner Torture

Former Gitmo Commander Subpoenaed in Spain over Prisoner Torture

Suggestions? Warm, Progressive, Safe, English speaking....Is there such a place? ...I hate the cold

Where do you fit on the political scale thread, redux.

Steve King boasts about Speaker's mendacity! Literally.

I need strategies for hitting back at those who are trying to discredit the CBO

Jan Brewer is a despicable individual. I think she is guilty of negligent homicide.

DU is more fun when the republicans are in control.

Liberals in Red Hell...time for a group hug.

DoJ asking for personal information on Icelandic MP, Birgitta Jónsdóttir

Chick-Fil-A Has Deep Anti-Gay Affiliations

MUST READ: 'Time to Stand Up for the Public Sector' - Robert Creamer/HuffPo

GOP House. Day One = Illegal Fundraiser? Popcorn Anyone?

Gov. Voldemort to sell off Florida's two planes, lay off 10 workers

Awright! Here's the DU Friday AFternoon Challenge question!

Awright! Here's the DU Friday AFternoon Challenge question!

Snow York City

Former mortgage broker sentenced to probation, home confinement for fraud

Rick Scott, Michelle Rhee tour charter school in Opalocka together.

May I "date" myself and quote Gibran?

Micheal Eric Dyson, just like Tavis Smiley and Cornell West can not bring himself to refer to

Do you mind if I ask what the appeal of John Edwards was?

How the US let al-Qaida get its hands on an Iraqi weapons factory

"Pot-Hating Bush Holdover Unanimously Confirmed To Head DEA"

EARTHQUAKE: "SJC ruling may void thousands of foreclosures" (!!!!! READ THIS !!!!)

Wow. 68% think that Governor rick scott of Fl put the fox in the henhouse in the DCA

Great Dane Helps Stop Sex Attack In Logan Square

:)

Get ready Georgia! My husband just got off the phone with the engineer

Banks Are Tanking After Suffering A Big Loss At The Massachusetts Supreme Court

Shift of Earth's magnetic north pole affects Tampa airport

Who was your dream pick for Chief of Staff?

Who was your dream pick for Chief of Staff?

When the Messiah comes, the Right will crucify him. (Haaretz)

When the Messiah comes, the Right will crucify him. (Haaretz)

When the Messiah comes, the Right will crucify him. (Haaretz)

Sonny Bono's Widow - Rep. Mary Bono (R-CA) - In Lurid [NSFW Breast-licking] Photo Scandal With Woman

Sonny Bono's Widow - Rep. Mary Bono (R-CA) - In Lurid [NSFW Breast-licking] Photo Scandal With Woman

Open water in Frobisher Bay; three days of rain in Iqaluit

A reminder that BP tried to control oil spill research by buying off university scientists.

This Is Going to Suck

More Small Businesses Offering Health Care To Employees Thanks To Obamacare

More Small Businesses Offering Health Care To Employees Thanks To Obamacare

Drum circles raising hell in Northern California

Naked guy pulls into BK drive -through, asks employee if she would like to "handle his Whopper,"

There are two kinds of people in the world . . .

Discussion of the murder of John P. Wheeler III

If Capitalism Saved Us From Communism, Who's Gonna Save Us From Capitalism ???

Should there be a do-not-call list of phone numbers not to be called in search of a job?

According to Paul Krugman Texas has a $25 billion budget deficit

Don't call the number on the Mike Huckabee ad (1-800-771-1705)

Teen kicked off basketball team for hairstyle

"Extremely intelligent and aggressive" 300+ pound feral pigs terrorize Florida residents

FINALLY the unemployment rate budged

Dead birds found in freezer case at Walmart. Was Satan involved?

Only in Georgia- taxing food

Child bans popular trend for restaraunts in Singapore

Fla. university bans all tobacco use (recreational areas, dorms, and even outdoors and in cars.)

Fla. university bans all tobacco use (recreational areas, dorms, and even outdoors and in cars.)

Fla. university bans all tobacco use (recreational areas, dorms, and even outdoors and in cars.)

Kerry - Wiki"reckless action which jeopardizes lives by exposing raw, contemporaneous intelligence."

What is the most significant aspect of human identity?

So; is Gibbs Underpaid? - The Underpaid Robert Gibbs and Washington's Sense of Entitlement

This is what happens when you slip and fall in NYC

The price of gold is rising. Is investing in gold really that much of a scam?

Obama the Centrist Irks a Liberal Lion

Phil Ochs: The Life and Legacy of a Legendary American Folk Singer

Phil Ochs: The Life and Legacy of a Legendary American Folk Singer

Train Derails in Shiawassee County

Husband of missing woman arrested for fraud

Prosecution orders arrest of former intelligence chief

FACT CHECK: Mass bird, fish deaths occur regularly

Daley brings business (as usual) and political smarts to job

Md. police kill giant bird

US May Renominate Ambassador Choice Rejected By Venezuela

U.S. Sends Warning to People Named in Cable Leaks

World on brink of social unrest over food prices

Apple, Dow Drive U.S. Fourth-Quarter Profits to 19-Year High

Hedge Funds Rebound 1.7% in December to Hit Two-Year Peak

NPR V.P. Resigns, CEO Rebuked Over Williams' Firing

Julian Assange's $1.5M Memoir Being Rushed to Press by Publisher

German dioxin contamination eggs exported to UK

How the US let al-Qaida get its hands on an Iraqi weapons factory

Banks Are Tanking After Suffering A Big Loss At The Massachusetts Supreme Court

Report: Road-salt sellers snowed the state (Ohio)

Koreas Ease Alert Levels

U.S. Cautions People Named In Cable Leaks

Egyptian police accused of torture (& beating the victim to death)

Sonny Bono's Widow - Rep. Mary Bono (R-CA) - In Lurid [NSFW Breast-licking] Photo Scandal With Woman

DJ Kraft Foods Employee In Colombia Killed By Gunman, Says Union

UK terrorism security threat level raised at airports (from "substantial" to "severe")

G-7 Will Be Overtaken by Emerging Economies in 2032: PwC

Dog Diary vs Cat Diary

CBO: Health repeal would deepen deficit

Fiat And Chrysler CEO Says He Hopes Chrysler Will Repay Government Loans This Year

Banks lose important ruling on foreclosures

Ted Nugent isn’t on board with a Palin presidency yet

Gender-Segregated Buses OK'd by Israeli Court

CNN’s Piers Morgan Aims to ‘Kick Butt’ Against Murdoch

Junior Senate Dems want chairmen to face election by secret ballot

Gov. Rick Scott denies flip-flop on Fla. gambling

Carter: N.Sudan must peacefully accept (the south's secession) vote / Thousands flock to south Sudan

Al-Qaeda Websites May Have Spurred Suicide Bombing of Egyptian Coptic Church

Jailed Mississippi sisters freed for kidney donation

Veteran cop charged with lying about an assault

UPS, FedEx subject of U.S. antitrust inquiry

So the guy says "Can I be frank" and I said "sure" so he started crooning "Strangers In The Night."

NADLER: Again-GOP Only Interested in Some of Constitution-Banishes Civil Rights & Civil Liberties

Rather dramatic before/after transformation......

Israeli troops shot on Gaza border

Man, I need to get my head in the game

Obama Issues Signing Statement Panning Gitmo Transfer Ban

Fuzzy Fuzzy Cute Cute

"There's (insert noun here) and then there 's (insert same noun here)."

Judge orders police, SIU to hand over Adam Nobody records(G20 CDN)

I am very happy that the Hand Sanitizing Station is not the Hannitizing Station.

I'm considering donating a kidney.

Internal USDA Report Says $4B In USDA Stimulus Loans May Have Gone To Ineligible Borrowers

House GOP tries to fix mess started by lawmakers who voted without being sworn in

How would you like to have this lady as your neighbor

Anybody ever seen the movie "Snowfire" (1958)?

Package ignites at D.C. postal facility

US subpoenas Twitter for accounts of two Wikileaks volunteers

4.1 quake rattles Bay Area

Help!! I'm remodeling my bathroom!! It's crazy!!

WTF Kitty

China to make visits to elderly parents compulsory

Oil still fouling La. marshes, tour finds

Kyl Optimistic Obama, Republicans Can Compromise on Plan to Overhaul Taxes

Ex-Ill. governor allowed to visit dying wife

Major tinfoiler thread: An orange gator?

I want to walk into a computer store and do the following. Please advise.

What Kind Of Girl Do You Think We Are

Josh Groban sings Kanye West's tweets

Limit To Your Love

Do you approve of Eric Clapton's recent picks?

Rolling In The Deep

Charlotte Gainsbourg - Heaven Can Wait

Pull My Heart Away

"Adorable Kids With Obsolete Technology"

TSA Screening Statistics

Brazil police say footballer Somalia faked his kidnap as an excuse for turning up late

Dioxin scare: German feed fat 'contains 77 times limit'

I think I just blew a phone interview this morning.

nobody felt the quake??? 4.1...

Butterfly sex: Cool weather makes female seducers

Fun For Me

Ultimate restaurant poll. Which group should be excluded from restaurants?

Ovation Channel running Firefly Marathon starting at midnight tonight!

Even Christian women have their limits.

Indeed.

Wow! Looks like the 49ers are going to get Harbaugh!

Is it easy to hot-wire?

U.S. Passport Application Undergoes Change To Accomodate Same-Sex Parents

I want an Eschertat.

Winterphonic - Concrete

Fill my house's walls with expanding foam insulation, or replace windows?

Uh-oh! From GD, there is a weiner coming up on Rachel!!1!!

Put another song on ourstage:

I think I just blew a phone this morning.

Mystery of mass animal death epidemic deepens after 8,000 turtle doves fall dead in Italy with stran

should I pull my act together?

I got 5 pairs of Christmas knee high socks for Christmas, just what I wanted.

Bank bonuses 'to run to billions in 2011'

Doughboy is in the Oven

Bethany and the Scientific Method:

Here is a funny story.

I'm just listening to the news in Canada. The anchor is an old fashioned

The real CFB title game starting now on ESPN2

OK, 'fess up. Who still has their tree and/or Xmas decorations up?

When's the last time you were THIS proud of one of your, um... accomplishments?

Government recommends lowering fluoride levels in U.S. drinking water

Some Republicans embrace their federal health plans

Health care repeal bill clears key hurdle in House

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Friday, January 7, 2011

Bills would defund public broadcasting

Half of "Julie and Julia" was the most trite and boring film I've ever seen

WikiLeaks Cables Cited in Lawsuit Over $500-Million Sunken Treasure

K-Lab - Hungarian Wave

Package That Ignited at Washington Post Office Was Addressed to Napolitano

White House Hits Back At Liberal Critics of Bill Daley

Popular trial of Posada Carriles, live on Internet

"Puttten Awn Da Wiiiiitzzzz!" - An Appreciation of Peter Boyle

Vegas vid-poker hackjackpot bonanza duo face charges

U.S. Tells Twitter to Hand Over WikiLeaks Supporter's Messages

La Décadanse

Rudy Giuliani Reportedly Prepping For 2012 Presidential Run

Friday night. I'm relaxin' with a locally-brewed roasted porter. Anyone want to conversate a little?

TRAGIC photo...Mick Jagger has REALLY let himself go.

Why don't we have an Ask Teh Lounge forum?

Children aren't necessarily picky eaters... you just have to know what to feed them.

Pentagon seeks $120B in war funds

The Van Halen "Brown M&M" story is actually explained - Colbert (6:06)

Unemployment rate falls to 9.4% in December; payroll employment increases by 103,000

Tide comes in, tide goes out.

An update on someone who still needs a lot of vibes -

MFM may TALK sweet n' gentle, but he is one bad ass. Yessirree Bob!! ONE. BAD. ASS.

Wow, some kid had a car that was a bigger shitbox than mine.

Super Furry Animals - Juxtaposed With U

Ford introduces its all-electric Focus

Happy 70th Birthday (January 8th) Graham Chapman!

Should I watch Stephen King's "The Stand" mini-series?

Has anybody ever ordered prescription eyeglasses online?

More young people are winding up in nursing homes

Trying to cut ties - eh

Hmong leader Vang Pao dies

‘Don’t Repeal Health Law – Go Beyond it to Single-Payer Medicare for All’: Doctor’s Group

Ever wonder if a cultural belief in an afterlife raises the murder rate?

Obama Created More Jobs In One Year Than Bush Created In Eight

Feds Subpoena Twitter Seeking Information on Ex-WikiLeaks Volunteer

Goldman’s Leaked Memo to Rich Investors Exposes Facebook’s Actual Earnings

Sunday is Jimmy Page's birthday - he will be 67!!!! Link to an old, live Yardbirds tune,

Suspects Raped 'Defenseless' Disabled Women on Tape

"jazz" SUCKS as a genre & music form. May it disappear!1 That said, I will respond: n/t

Banana Bread is in the Oven

China's development of stealth fighter takes U.S. by surprise

IRA terror victim speaks out against (Rep.) Peter King

Honduras asks US, Colombia, and Spain for help in solving journalist killings

Verizon Finally Lands iPhone (Announcement Tuesday)

Okay. I give. WHY won't you take me to Funkytown?

Do you shop at Walmart?

Darth Vader In Love

Gaza youth manifesto

Majority Report : BP Spill Report: Corporate Slut and the Handmaiden

Worst Person In The World: High Tide Bill'O the Clown

Signs of the Aflockalypse?

RT's The Alyona Show: David Pakman on Corporate Media Nonsense, Coulter Calling Cenk "Retarded"

Barry Scheck on Todd Willingham and Rick Perry

TN GOPer Rep. Matthew Hill: Free Market Capitalist Society

TDPS: GOP Goes Back on Spending Cuts Within HOURS of Taking Control, Boehner Skin Alert

Young Turks: Top Conservatives Support Terrorism

Dem Rapid Response: Broken Promises

Steve King uses 'Babies Born in Dumpsters' to argue that Affordable Care Act is Unconstitutional

Kucinich: Protect taxpayer from wasteful spending

The Young Turks: William Hartung 'Prophets Of War'

Ed Schultz: Chamber of Commerce Loves New Obama Chief of Staff

The Ed Show: Robert Greenwald, 'Stop The Lies'

Charles Barkley rants on Tucker Carlson, Michael Vick, Cam Newton

Papantonio Exposes Dick Cheney's Influence on Offshore Drilling

The Story of Bottled Water (2010)

Full Interview With Ted Williams on Today Show

Schock Justifies His Gov Health Insurance: ‘I’m Actually Lowering’ Premiums For Older Congressmen

Rep. Thom Hartmann (R-Nutsville) Hell...No you Can't!

Thom Hartmann: How Wall Street starved millions and got away with it.

Thom Hartmann: How could you not understand hate crimes?

Greeks riot after state police kill 6-year old girl

Battle Over Constitution Attempt to Undo New Deal

Weiner Schools House Rules Committee on cost of Health-Care Repeal

MRN: Oreo Two Tits! Huck Finn Drops The N-Word

German minister points finger at fat company

Ohio bankster Gov Kasich's new drug CZAR to attack PEOPLE IN PAIN!

Thom Hartmann: Is Polluter Billionaire David Koch just an average person?

Algeria on the verge of anarchy as riots continue

Thom Hartmann: Afghanistan War, David Koch, Rising Food Costs

Weird Liberal Head Show #263: Liberals, Leftists, and Workers Unite!

'Obamacare' not a 'job killer,' Boehner. More small businesses offering health benefits to workers.

Throwback Gibbs moment: Exchange with Sean Hannity re Obama/Ayers connection

Remember all those complaints about Obama pushing the Health Care Reform Bill when he should have

Pat Benatar seems to best sum up the situation.

More fun with Reps Weiner and Bachmann (Video)

'Morning Joe' cast showing signs of Ted Williams 'golden voice' feel-good story fatigue?

TYT: (R) Loves 'Government Run Insurance', Won't Give It Up

Planned-Opolis - a vision of the future

Bill Daley faceplants (49 seconds) 1996

Sperling - an interesting profile

Daley: is a signal that Obama recognizes that his relationship w/Congress will be much less helpful

Failed 1/2 term quitter Governor turned shill for ghost written books and Fox News slams President

Bachmann Misses Her Own (tea) Party (inspired Constitution reading.)

Bachmann Misses Her Own (tea) Party (inspired Constitution reading.)

This Headline is Nuts.. "Jobles Rate Weighs on 2012 Presidential Race"

**** Heads Up: President Obama Speaks on Monthly Jobs Numbers, Live 11:30am EST ****

Obama and O'Reilly - 2008

NBC News: Mayor Wilson Goode starts reelection campaign after troubled 1st term (1987)

NBC News: A look at the Constitutional Convention of 1787 (1987)

WPXI News: The death of labor leader I. W. Abel (1987)

Kicking off the 112th Congress with a lil Un-Constitutional Hanky-Panky!

New Pecking Order in the White House (& why Gibbs is out)

WNEW News: Unemployment and labor issue (1978; comments from Victor Riesel)

CBS News: Idi Amin tries to improve his image (1978)

Who first called the health care bill "Obamacare"? What is Fox's excuse for using only this term?

King: Babies In Garbage Cans Prove Health Reform Is Unconstitutional (VIDEO)

CBS News: Abortion battles in the late 1970's (1978)

Another $120 Billion down the rat hole

WNEW News: President Carter lobbies business for energy bill; gov't spending rant (1978)

NBC News; The Jonestown Massacre & death of Leo Ryan (1978 ... how it broke)

I know at DU we cannot ever give the president credit for anything but.....

Independent Media In a Time of War

The American Dream (Superb banned NEW animated short, good link,You Tube removed 100,000's of views)

Why is it that when white voters decrease support, it's time for hand-wringing, endless analysis and

DRUG SNIFFING DOGS ARE RACIST?

I'm open minded on Daley, like I was with Gates when Bush appointed him SOD

Teamsters Applaud SEC's Navistar Decision Upholding Dodd-Frank (updated)

"No Democrat has won a majority of white voters since Lyndon Johnson in 1964."

Submerged oil surfaces in Florida

Weiner Challenges GOP over Never Sworn-In House Members

The stupid term "Obamacare" is driving me nuts.

Do You Approve Of The President's Recent Picks?

Pelosi: "we created more jobs in 2010 than Bush did in 8 yrs "

UFC Fighter & Chiropracter visited by Secret Service for Obama Threat

Flood the Speakers office with calls

I though we got rid of these's assholes

A FUNDRAISER? In the PEOPLE'S Capitol?

103,000 Jobs Created in December, Unemployment Rate Down to 9.4%

65% of White Voters disapprove of President Obama. Why is this?

Boehner is already making me nuts!!

"Bikini Graph" Update: Under Democratic Leadership More Jobs Created In 2010 Than In Bush's 8 Years

Penn and Teller - The Truth About Bottled Water

Harvard Economist Estimates Health Repeal Would Destroy Up To 400,000 Jobs Per Year Over Decade

Harvard Economist Estimates Health Repeal Would Destroy Up To 400,000 Jobs Per Year Over Decade

Is the Daley appointment a result of Citizens United...

For some reason, MSNBC felt the need to tell us NOW that 65% of white voters disapproved of Obama

Don't Like the Facts? Ignore Them.

Could DADT still be in jeopardy?

Glenn Greenwald calls out everyone on Daley's selection to be WH CoS

I think the best possible choice for Press Secretary would be Rachel Maddow

FORBES: More Small Businesses Offering Health Care To Employees Thanks To Obamacare

Dem Leader: Let’s ‘Modify’ Health Reform By Seeking ‘Common Ground’ With GOP

>HOWARD DEAN< - Bill Daley deserves a chance as Chief of Staff

Rep. Darrell Issa Puts Himself (and Oversight Committee) Up For Bid

Inside December Jobs Report, Labor Force Hits 'Stunning New Low'

The Democrats' White Flight

Rachel Maddow- Dean on Daley- give him a chance

The Story of Cosmetics (2010)

New Obama Chief of Staff A Message to Wall Street

Boner the Moaner should be sedated and put in a Padded Cell

A continuous misunderstanding I see on the board...

A continuous misunderstanding I see on the board...

Countdown: Matt Taibbi, John 'Bagman' Boehner

Majority Report : Elizabeth Warren, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Daley brings business (as usual) and political smarts to job

What's So Great About Israeli Security?

Equality, a True Soul Food (Nicholas Kristof, NYT)

Blessings Continue For Homeless Ted Williams: Voted Into Baseball's Hall of Fame

GOP Strives to Make Hate Groups Look Respectable

Anonymous Has Joined With Tunisian Activists To Fight The Government's Stifling Of Online Dissent

The German Geert Wilders

Senator Nelson's office clarifies position on filibuster reform

The 10 Leading Theories For Dead Birds And Fish

Ohio Prisoners Begin Hunger Strike After 17 Years in Solitary Confinement

Salon: Jeb Bush and what the GOP really thinks about 2012

The Texas Omen (Krugman)

Last Call at the Bunny Roundup

Helen Thomas: Privatizing Social Security Again?

Magnetic North Pole Shifts, Forces Runway Closures at Florida Airport

Michael Ratner: Bringing the 'Bush Six' to justice

French Vogue fashion spread features sexy sexy children

The United States Consti ...tion

Bernanke: Recovery on Track But Not Enough to Create Jobs

Massachusetts Court Stops Foreclosures another Bubble on the Horizon

House Republicans move to block net neutrality

When The Messiah Comes, Israel Will Deport Him

Stunning Revelation: 'Missing' GOP Congressme­n Also Skipped Boy Scout Oath

No, Krauthammer. Not "Constitutionalism"; Rabid, Dishonest Cultism

Friday Talking Points (150) -- A Fortean Week

After Cleric’s Return to Iraq, Followers Yearn for a Sighting (Moktada al-Sadr)

You Gotta Believe - birthers, truthers and creationists take us back to the future

California’s Delta Water Blues (Miller-McCune)

World on brink of social unrest over food prices

Why does anyone take Newt Gingrich seriously?

A Terrorism Trial in the US Neglected by the Media

For Hearing Impared and those who can Read...READ THIS...Daley Appointment!

Janine "Northern Exposure" Turner's Palin-esque Fox News Op-Ed, "Hear the Thunder"

Dec new private sector jobs: 113,000. Unemployment rate 9.4% - GOP gnashing their teeth.

Here's The Real Reason Obama Is All Of The Sudden Going "Pro Business"

Border Collie Comprehends Over 1,000 Object Names as Verbal Referents

Weekend Economists' Epiphany: January 7-9, 2011

UK: Libraries seen as easy touch when it comes to balancing the books

Latin America Says No to the Militarization of Colombia's "Drug War"

Peak oil notes - Jan 6

Drumbeat: January 7, 2011

E.P.A. Faces First Volley From the House

Conservative scientists take on climate change deniers

Bolivia to install 700 MW of wind power in the next 10 years

Six Australian Birds Declared Extinct (1 Species, 5 Subspecies) - Scientific American

NE Australia's Rains Likely To Persist For Into Austral Fall - Reuters

Harpy Eagles Nest In Belize For First Time In 60 Years- Mongabay

Horizon Oil Sands site in Canada shut down after blast (BBC)

Santa Clara Valley Audubon files lawsut over solar project in Panoche Valley

New NM Governor Eliminates 3% GHG Cut Rule, Along With Tighter Standards For Dairy Waste Discharge

Hold that Megawatt! (selling grid frequency regulation services)

The mystery of mass bird deaths (BBC) {woo-free article}

SC's Oconee Nuclear Station to upgrade to digital

U.S. solar electric market grew by over 100% in 2010, now exceeding 1 GW of generating capacity

Bill Clinton Named PETA's 2010 Person of the Year

Another Astonishing Holiday No New Nukes Victory

We want to be free, free to ride our machines without being hassled by the man!

Wind beating down nuclear and coal in Europe

390

Back in Black: US Now a Net Exporter of Solar

Growing solar industry faces green backlash

Battery plant poisons hundreds of children in China

The ice on Hudson Bay isn't looking very healthy

Obama Tax continues Energy Star tax break but DECREASES benefits.

Barbara Boxer Vows To Use Every Means At Her Disposal To Block GOP Rollback On Environmental Laws

Harper's Shiny New Environment Minister Vows Not To Let Emissions Rules Hurt Tar Sands Development

Empire State Building to meet electricity needs though wind power

Real Climate Demolishes Forbes' Latest Foray Into Denialist Idiocy

Because of Heller Decision, D.C. Man Will Appeal 1996 Gun Conviction

14 year old, defends home, shoots one of the home invaders in the face..

How Thousands Of U.S. Guns Fuel Crime In Mexico (NPR)

What kind of father allows an 8 year old to use an Uzi!?

Prosecution orders arrest of former intelligence chief

Chile recognizes Palestinian State

Thieves rob visitors on way to Bogota's main tourist attraction .

Brazil to launch new anti-poverty program

Eight die as gunmen attack bus in Honduras

Latin America Says No to the Militarization of Colombia's "Drug War"

DJ Kraft Foods Employee In Colombia Killed By Gunman, Says Union

High ranking Cuban official escapes to US (Spanish)

Honduras asks US, Colombia, and Spain for help in solving journalist killings

A Terrorism Trial in the US Neglected by the Media

Venezuela murder mystery

G;oat-Free NBA Scores (Thursday, January 6)

Rays trade Matt Garza to the Cubs for 5 minor league prospects.

20 of these showed up in Columbus, Ohio this week >>

LSU gonna beat the pants off Texas A & M.....

Sources: Jim Harbaugh, 49ers agree to 5 year deal

David Stern not sure fans know why they boo LeBron James

Pick & choose NCAA denies Enes Kanter . A pity

Boston Reacts to Gay Sports Writer

New Study on Coming Out Among Israelis

Singer tackles gay bashing, suicide in new video

Pennsylvania Family Institute Tries To Correct Chick-Fil-A Sponsorship

(Joe) Wilson says he hopes to reinstate DADT

Helping a friend out

IDF chief in West Bank: Palestinian woman didn't die from inhaling tear gas

Israeli troops shot on Gaza border

Beyond my Gaza, I see the whole Universe

Israeli Scientist To Saudi Arabia: Can We Have Our Vulture Back?

Bil'in: A village in mourning

Israeli forces demolish East Jerusalem home

Israel army shoots dead elderly Palestinian in bed

Israeli troops shot on Gaza border

Gender-Segregated Buses OK'd by Israeli Court

Good Christians Don’t Follow Ayn Rand

How Not to Fight Atheism

Yvonne Strahovski Is an 'Angel for Animals'

The Islam That Hard-Liners Hate

Ken Ham makes it easy to be a lazy atheist

NASA Stuck in Limbo as New Congress Takes Over

Apollo-era data reveals details of moon's core

Andromeda’s once and future stars

Placebos work, even when patients are in the know, study finds

Why is the north magnetic pole racing toward Siberia?

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