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Archives: May 20, 2011

Farm Workers Witness Historic Vote on Fair Treatment for Farm Workers Act

Krugman: Making Things in America

Why would anyone worship a god who believes in torture?

Palestine and 67

Do you think that evolutionary psychology should be removed from universities?

(MO GOP) Sen. Nieves is a bully and a fraud

N 48 Hours I Will Be With Jesus...... Rapture Alert

Bill O’Reilly Admits Jon Stewart Crushed Him in Debate

FEMA wants disaster victims to return aid

FEMA wants disaster victims to return aid

2012 - Take back the House

Click. Sixty Days. So?

Too funny... The Daily Show is making fun

Rapture alert.

Listening to Huckabee on The Tonight Show, I'm glad he isn't running. He actually sounds sensible

The Conservatives Are Ruining American Idol..Spoiler Alert for the West Coast

57% of people polled in France think the IMF guy is a victim of a conspiracy.

"I'm afraid it was the Mormons. Yes, the Mormons were the correct answer."

Shorting the gas tank

'Trump University' being investigated by NY AG

How do we get to DU3? Newt vs. Newt Newt vs. Newt

FN's Le Pen: "Harasser" Strauss-Kahn's Fall Expected

Libyan refugees left to die of thirst in the Mediterranean

The Candidate Working On Campaign Promises

Alps at night (beautiful photo)

Quake dashes French bid to halt oyster blight

What is the state of the indie internet?

Missouri Not on Obama’s 2012 Re-elect Map,Mo Dems Dispute the Claim

Limbaugh to Newt: "Well then what did you apologize to him about?"

Playboy sneaks NAKED LADIES onto iPad

"You can call me Jon" Huntsman

I'm MAD AS HELL and I'm NOT going to take this anymore!

Quaks are drawn to evolution psychology. That does not mean the whole subject is quackery.

Ted Rall IMF toon: Nail, Meet Hammer

Danziger toon- Needing a miracle

Leaving Prison on Bail, Strauss-Kahn Set to Receive $318K 'Golden Parachute'

Bors TOON: "Why Didn't You Go To The Police Earlier?"

Who do you think will be the next IMF Managing Director?

The Big Squeeze: How Americans Are Being Crushed by Financial Insecurity and Doubt

Netanyahu is MAD at Us

it's not illegal for a parent to choose prayer over medicine

UBS Still Popular with Both Obama and Republicans after Paying More Than $1 Billion in Fines

300,000 Children Soldiers world wide Learn to Kill in training centers diguised as Schools

Attorney claims disability access problems in Lodi

Lawsuit: AT&T overcharging iPhone users by up to 300%

Here we go the bashing of the alleged victim has started


Oh Dear....I can't connect to Family Radio's website. Hmmmmm....

What happened to the 1000 years of peace?

The BENEFITS of the Rapture

If the Rapture IS this weekend, and Palin gets left behind

Oh sweeties, who wants to have some fun with the M21 people?

Post-Rapture email services

Rapture day joke

The Westboro Paradox

Community Calls for Return of Kino to Original Owner

Take some time and lend support to making products safer for us all.

Phishing Site Found on a Sony Server

Florida's governor Rick Scott signs assault on democracy into law (voter suppression bill)

Real-estate nightmare looms for retirees

After Layoffs, 'Pink Slip' Virus Hits Dow Jones Timing prompts rumors of sabotage

Washington officials finally disciplined for charity pink whistles

Atheists offer to rescue Christians’ pets after judgment day

It's MAY 21st...has the world ended?

Sexual 'pirates' prowled I.M.F. for women

Is Joe Sestak (PA-SEN) planning a comeback?

What would happen to the progressive agenda if a republican is elected President in 2012?

Anyone have problems with Liberty Media buying Barnes & Noble?

Have the goal posts on Libya shifted once again?

The stupidest statement ever made on Earth

On May 26, 125 years ago, corporations first became "legal persons." Please help fight against

Europe demands to name next IMF head

Did the press go too far in identifying Arnold’s mistress?

The story of socialist democracy in Sweden and the place of the 'Diligent Working Class"

John Lithgow Performs Dramatic Reading of Gingrich's Spokesman's Epic Poem

Yay Rachel!! "Mr. Cheney, we will not forget." Rachel does us proud.

Still wending my way toward Oregon

Oops. FBI leaves documents behind during raids

Guest Lineups For The Sunday News Shows

Jude Law joins News Corp phone hacking claimants

What will happen to babies and children in the Rapture?

Pet abuse registry may also protect children

Transport Police to be armed - report

APNewsBreak: Aide: Pawlenty running for president

IMF: Sex between supervisors and subordinates is not harassment

Creationists and Maths: There won't be a rapture tomorrow

North Korean leader makes surprise visit to China - media

Pak mlitary brass wanted drone support: WikiLeaks

The Rude Pundit - Family Research Council: Pray for the Gay-Bashing Fried Chicken Purveyors

OH BOY!! Dominique-Strauss alleged victim is a black Muslim according to ABC news

Astra ballistic flight test carried out

Is NATO commiting WAR CRIMES in Libya out of frustration with slow pace of rebel victories?

Before you Rapture, learn to fly!!: Saturday is 'Learn to Fly Day' across the USA

Want to make the Raptureheads' craniums explode?

Environmentalists fear Christie nominees for N.J. Highlands Council will weaken water protection act

What amazes me is that anyone would even marry a big dumb oaf like Newt in the first place

So what if I don't get my new teevee tomorrow?I

Man in boat has suspicious device near Surry nuclear plant

Tomorrow's Rapture is going to be a relief for a lot of dead people.

CNN Anchor Don Lemon Has Come Out of the Closet, But He's Not Ready to be the Black Gay Poster Child

Will Hank Williams, Jr,. be raptured? or just as soon stay home?

Jon Huntsmann criticizes our Afghan Policy

Immigration crackdown worries Vidalia onion county

verizon to eliminate unlimited moble data plans

Gov’t launches Agent Orange probe

Pope: "It Was the 60's, Man"

Ohio judge tells staff to leave police union

Teen Who Challenged Bachmann To Debate Receiving Threats

Stink Bug Spread Worries Growers Across Nation

LA Times: Embattled Japan utility chief resigns

Damn you Skinner, you've killed us all

Obama Should Follow His Own Advice on the 'Moral Force' of Non-Violence

May 21, 2011 (5034 responses) 54%

I've been asking around and I honestly do not know anyone who believes this May 21st Rapture thing.

Study: Nation Pays Steep Price For High Rates of Unintended Pregnancy

Al Gore lashes out at Murdoch for trying to keep Olbermann off Current TV

EDITORIAL In the 2012 campaign, environmentalists don't matter

EDITORIAL In the 2012 campaign, environmentalists don't matter

We're Not Broke, Just Twisted: Extreme Wealth Inequality in America

We're Not Broke, Just Twisted: Extreme Wealth Inequality in America

After the rapture, what to expect Up Yonder

Uganda attacks journalists over protest coverage

Fox News poll: Jon Stewart won Common debate with Bill O’Reilly

Strauss-Kahn Screws Africa - Palast

The July 2011 Calendar

UN, EU, Russia back Obama's Mideast 'vision' + UN Chief, Quartet stand behind Obama

UN, EU, Russia back Obama's Mideast 'vision' + UN Chief, Quartet stand behind Obama

So people die everyday, right? Are the people who die tomorrow automatically raptured?

Wisconsin Set To Disenfranchise Thousands On Eve of Recall Elections

Dear Mr. Netanyahu, Please Don't Speak to My President That Way

Relatives of some UPMC leaders also on its payroll

Macho Man Randy Savage Dies In Car Accident

Macho Man Randy Savage Dies In Car Accident

Macho Man Randy Savage Dies In Car Accident idiots.... I said they'll be some Rap Saturday

I wish the rapture WOULD happen

"We Are Ohio" Releases SB 5 Petition Numbers

Hey Rapture ready! "There is No God" from Mitchell and Webb...

13 hours to go until the beginning of the rapture.....

Seriously - even Zonker gets it (great Doonesbury cartoon today)

Will Family Radio be broadcasting live as the rapture occurs?

Pawlenty 2012...a tall frosty mug of who gives a fuck fails to slake the thirst of a bleeding nation

Imminent Rapture...and political decisions

WikiLeaks: Pakistan Asked for More, Not Fewer Drones

Well, at least after Saturday we won't have to worry about Fred Phelps and his gang

Linus on the rapture.

Palast in fine fettle: Strauss-Kahn Screws Africa

My personal feeling is FUCK anyone who laughs at Maria Shriver's pain "because she's a Kennedy."

The Teamster rebellion of 1934

New (OK) law bans use of children in lottery commercials

New (OK) law bans use of children in lottery commercials

I have a question - do hip replacements and knees get raptured, too??

the home districts of the 42 freshman

Serious question about the Rapture

Rice planting with compost to improve tsunami-damaged soil begins in Miyagi (JAPAN)

CLEARWATER'S Great Hudson River Revival - A Music and Environmental Festival (referral post)

Why don't we just let Israel and Palestine fight for their borders?

Rapture Instructions. (For TRVE CHRISTINAS™ ONLY!)

Did you all hear the latest bombshell on Rachel last night? Updated with link.

Sarah Palin's Son Track Gets Married!

Graduating college? Good luck!

Judge has "serious questions" about Righthaven, halts all Colorado cases

MSNBC TV: Netanyahu is being very blunt about the meeting with Obama in this news conference

I take that the people who believe in the 21 May Rapture do so as a matter of faith

WND To Sue Esquire

In Jacksonville mayoral loss, lessons for Florida GOP

Twisted Irony: Wisconsin GOP AIDE Under Investigation for VOTER FRAUD

Boeing Busts Unions, Claims Government Conspiracy Against Businesses (Also Called Upholding the Law)

Celestial Rapture Service - have you received your notice yet?

Noodling ("Hand Fishing") Legalization Approved By Texas Senate

Congressional leaders sell out the Constitution: Agree to 4 year extension of the Patriot Act

Haha. The History Channel is broadcasting the whole line of disaster survival/Armageddon programs

WOW, even Skinner donated for a chance at the IPad

Act of congress required to remove cannabis from schedule 1?

Who has more passion? Those supporting Union rights in WI or the Tea Party (pics--you be judge)

No one wants to rent to DSK. Poor guy.

Photo of the Day (JAPAN)

Photo of the Day (JAPAN)

Jon Huntsman Criticizes Heavy U.S. Presence In Afghanistan: It's Not 'How We Ought To Be Responding'

Another Stealth Chopper in the Osama Raid?

Australia is still here! Rapture is upon us!

Advice for those who may be raptured...

Advice for those who may be raptured...

Breaking: French woman won't demand charges against IMF head

If Church Signs were Honest about the Rapture...

Anti-poverty group defies ban on feeding homeless in Orlando's parks

Meredith Kercher's parents have a personal interest in Knox/Sollecito being found guilty.

Ex-Wrestler Macho Man Randy Savage Dead at 58

ABC News has picked up Dupnik's SWAT team shooting Iraq Marine Vet with 60 Rounds

Car hackers can kill brakes, engine, and more

Brother Claude Ely is ready for the Rapture

"A Jap's a Jap." The white terrorist and the terrorist of color.

Well,great. Texas Gov. Perry signs law requiring pre-abortion sonograms

How many first aid kits do you have?

How much bigotry underlies our hatreds?

Meet Ayah Baradiyya, 20. Whether she died instantly or was left suffering will remain unknown.

Heavenly Press Release: Those to be Raptured Selected

Heavenly Press Release: Those to be Raptured Selected


Feds Must Stop Writing Gibberish Under New Law

Two outrageous, arrogant and presumptious assumptions that

Murfreesboro mosque foes handed loss

Tenn. Senate OKs ban on teaching of homosexuality

Toon: Promise?

My biggest problem the DSK issue

'Extreme Makeover' show got played!

Fake Myki survey downloads child porn

Second Major Poll Finds That Most Americans Want Same-Sex Marriage to Be Legal

"But don't the teachers come from other countries and have heavy accents?"

Thanks a LOT,California- The Draft Perry movement begins... in Ca.

Thanks a LOT,California- The Draft Perry movement begins... in Ca.

They have already been shown to be false in their claims.

Jon Huntsman: Obama WRONG to intervene IN LIBYA. Joins Ron Paul in speaking the truth

It's 11:36pm in Jerusalem.

Steele in talks to join MSNBC

Obama's talk of 1967 borders probably has to do with this: U.N. Vote on Palestinian State

The Last-Minute Rapture Reading List - top 11

President Obama Grants Pardons

On Ryan Plan, Repubs want their cake and eat it too...

Weasel of the Week

Accusing DSK of Sexual Assault Took Guts -- But Union Protection Is Essential

Krugman: Making Things in America

Wisconsin Senate Republicans ram through voter photo ID bill

What if Harvey Milk and Moscone WEREN'T assasinated that fateful day in November?

What if Harvey Milk and Moscone WEREN'T assasinated that fateful day in November?

So what's up with Herman Cain?

Sweden: 23 women suspected of child pornography

Romney: Obama 'threw Israel under the bus'

GOP Response To Town Hall Backlash: Ban Recording Devices And Censor Citizen Journalists

GOP Response To Town Hall Backlash: Ban Recording Devices And Censor Citizen Journalists

IMF Board Approves $36.8 Billion Loan to Portugal

IMF Board Approves $36.8 Billion Loan to Portugal

Editorial: Report opens a window onto two Californias

Gay-hating minister gives opening prayer in MN House...Oh, God!

Tim Pawlenty and The Mileage Tax

Illinois Democrats want to paint new Congressional map blue

Gilroy man could get life for Chihuahua's death

Forget About Libya: Let's invade the Caymans and Get the Offshore U.S. Corporate Loot Back!

Story of mother injecting pageant daughter with Botox = hoax

'OK to Say Gay' rally set for Sunday in Knoxville, more to follow across state

Holy shite Camping says the destruction will last five months

Treason from within...

The gold ads on right-wing nutjob radio programs...

Macho Man Dies. Slim Jim Plant Closes. Rapture anyone?

Make My Bed? But You Say the World’s Ending

Grayson is on Cenk now n/t

Well, sheeeyut.

Why We Need to Rein In Government Contractors That Use Taxpayer Money for Political Advantage

The Most Pointless Wars of My Lifetime . . . . .

"All You Can Eat Seats" -- Baseball promo growing in popularity

"All You Can Eat Seats" -- Baseball promo growing in popularity

Mom sues school because son was cut from band

Unemployment fell in 39 states last month; Employers added workers in 42 states

BWAH-HA-HA!!! Trump stiffs Iowa Republicans!

Bad Art of the Rapture

Gallup: For the first time ever, Americans support marriage equality.

LEAK - Glenn Beck to reinvent himself June 7th

How many people actually think the Rapture will be tomorrow?

Hair extension thefts on the rise

And they'll do anything to take your money

Governor Mitch Daniels hit in head with door, gets 16 stitches

TN Senate passes 'Don't say gay'

AFL-CIO may reduce support to Democrats

An amusing irony about the right wing and the drug war..

George W. Bush Reaps $15 Million Post-Presidency

On Obama-Netanyahu exchange - need questions answered asap, please

Maybe we aren't so bad off in the future: My 8 yo Son

Like college grads back at their parents' homes, should America return to colonial status?

Pawlenty to announce his candidacy on Monday

Toon: The end of the world...

It's the end of the world and I feel fine -- atheists prepare for Rapture parties

We're more than halfway there -- eight Golden Tickets down, seven to go! The latest winner is...

We're more than halfway there -- eight Golden Tickets down, seven to go! The latest winner is...

Fox News Tonight (Fri) 10PM - INSIDE LOOK: What Are the Secrets of 9/11?

BANK BUST FRIDAY !!!! Georgia on my mind edition......

Ron Paul is a racist douchebag with a strong desire to control women

Is the FAA prepared for the Rapture?

At Apocalypse Central, Preparing for What Happens, or Doesn’t

Opportunities for humor? Few practical joke opportunities as ripe as tomorrow.

Trumka: House speaker 'blackmailing' America

Should a Democratic administration ever prosecute whistleblowers?

Grade 7

Grade 7

End of Days...they've done the math, oh noes, we're screwed

Strauss-Kahn team consults ex-CIA officers' firm

Deal to Extend PATRIOT ACT Reached --

Colbert presents Gingrich press release as read by John Lithgow

Reducing Pennsylvania's Unemployment Insurance 'A Fairness Thing,' GOP Lawmaker Says

It's Saturday, May 21, 2011 at 1:54:01 AM Jerusalem time. Are we there yet?

IMF: DSK Severance $250k !! Portugal gets $26 billion to shit on workers !!

GOP Continues to Interfere With National Labor Relations Board

PIC: Baby Bush jokes about Arnold's love child

DNR Kills Three-legged Pet Deer

Can somebody explain the current debate over the Ryan Budget?

Why aren't we doing more to oppose Fox News?

I don't know why everyone keeps talking about the Rupture...

Cherry Hill teen says she received threats since challenging Michele Bachmann to debate

the Gingrich platform

the Gingrich platform

I've heard that only about 100,000 people believe in Harold Camping's May 21st prediction.

so, the world ends tomorrow?

Delta Gave Georgia GOP Lawmakers Platinum Upgrades, Then Received $30 Million

My suggestion for Election Fraud.

Isn't it already Saturday in Asia, Oceania, Europe & Africa?

Have an extra t-shirt and a pair of pants?

The publicity of a Rapture news story.

Zuckerberg wants to repeal the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act

What Do Republican Lawmakers Have Against Qualified Judicial Nominees?

Recount shows Prosser still the winner by more than 7,000 votes

UN to study implications of Japan’s nuclear crisis

Is rapture prediction widespread - or from only one man?

Do you think that evolutionary psychology should be removed from universities?

"Teacher Firings,Student Protest Cap School`s Tumultuous Year"

Just In Case... Tomorrow... Tom Lehrer...

WHAT THE??? I just clicked on rachel shes done?

Supporters of Palestinian state could circumvent U.S. veto at United Nations

'Leaky' 401(k)s Worry Congress - some want to make it harder to get your money out:

Obama Gas Station in Columbia (SC) Raising Eyebrows (local news story)

Obama Gas Station in Columbia (SC) Raising Eyebrows (local news story)

Official Rapture Reporting Post?

Wisc. Gov. Scott Walker seeks to stop defense of state's domestic partner registry

Winners and losers, week #3

GOP expects to lose majority post-rapture; Jesus says “not so fast”

Just talked to 2 Saudi students

Weekend Forecast

And The Winner Is....The Public Sector

Comcast cuts off funding for Reel Grrl's summer camp - over tweet about FCC hiring

Rapture fakeout.; Tonight my daughter and her friends are placing clothes and shoes 'round town.

Seth MacFarlane Finally Gets Go-Ahead To Reboot 'The Flintstones'

In three hours and 40 minutes it will be 6pm in New Zealand

The Best Way to Save Medicare, Offer It to Everyone by John Conyers

I am worried

What the hell are they putting in the water in San Francisco?

What the hell are they putting in the water in San Francisco?

Paralyzed Man Moves Freely Again After Electrical Spinal Implant

tomorrow evening, after dark I'm taking some old clothes to a church

How the PR rapture comment works.

man with murder tattoo gets 65 years to life

Does this even seem real with millionaire congressmen

I know you are sick of rapture posts by now, but I want to thank DU

Dem group’s ad depicts Paul Ryan stand-in tossing elderly woman off a cliff

Live thread with Jesus as we countdown to Rapture 2011.

Shocker: At I.M.F., Men on Prowl and Women on Guard

Shocker: At I.M.F., Men on Prowl and Women on Guard

With the Rapture coming tomorrow, be careful out there

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF & a new Kitty gif

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF & a new Kitty gif

It's midnight on the East Coast...and therefore, time for...

FL Gov. Rick Scott to meet today with controversial and secretive Council for National Policy

4 p.m.'s all over

My Dear Christian Doomsday Revelers...

24 hours from now, I will be SOOOOOOOOOOO FUCKING HAPPY!!!!!

Images from inside Fukushima

“Will You Be Raptured?” Flowchart

Palin has fire in her belly

My funny Rapture story from some 30+ years ago.

"Traditional Values" is Just Code for "Men Can Do Whatever They Want"

I turned 42 today and it's been fucked.

Music for the rupture

NYC: Funeral for fire dept lieutenant who survived 9/11, committed suicide last week

Do you subscribe to The Nation?

Question About Tomorrow

Even FOX News is mocking

John Lithgow Gives Newt Gingrich’s Press Release the Dramatic Reading It Deserves

You have three wishes...

Koolaiders, now and then -

Facility for disaster victims' pets struggles with limited supplies and manpower (JAPAN)

There's nothing wrong with components of the Democratic coaltion asking more in '12

Surprise, Republicans Lied to Us: Private Prisons Don't Save Money

'Adult baby' under investigation for Social Security fraud

Catholic Priest takes lewd pictures of children - Church waits 5 months to contact police and....

President Obama's Libya Intervention Hits 60-Day Legal Limit

British tabloid interviews Amanda Knox prosecutor, gets "explosive new evidence"

British tabloid interviews Amanda Knox prosecutor, gets "explosive new evidence"

Is it 6pm Saturday yet, anywhere?

Obama has a hell of a sense of humor

MSNBC host Chris Matthews: Is Palin even capable of thinking?

Voters are turning against Republican governors

How Art Can Heal: the Radiation Therapy Story

On May 26, 125 years ago, greedy corporations became "legal persons." Please help fight against

CNN: Why you should eat squirrel

CNN: Why you should eat squirrel

teabagger I know is convinced we're going to give the Southwest back to Mexico

I wonder if Richard Trumka will support Republicans who want to ban birth control.

We should all get on board and say that the Rapture did occur on May 21st

FBI and Los Angeles County Sheriff raid veteran Chicano activist Carlos Montes Thursday, May 19, 201

Howard Dean: 'The battle between teachers unions and charter schools is coming to an end'

New Evidence in the Anthrax Attack- Additive Exceeded Accused Knowledge

Pawlenty Announcement to Kick-Off TheTribulation

GOP Predecessor On Pawlenty: ‘I Don’t Think Any Governor Has Left Behind A Worse Financial Mess’

Maria Shriver lawyers-up.

Orlando cop throws woman to ground, breaks her teeth

Oops. FBI leaves documents behind during raids

11:55pm 5-20-11 Do you feel something shaking?

Questions to Union Teachers on few things we keep hearing about.

Gas stations: We're the gouging victims

Krugman: I Really Should Read The Onion More Regularly

Disability Judge Spurs Benefits Investigation

Stunning award winning photos of the night sky - a worldwide competition

Docs name five worst 'healthy' fast foods

Will the NY Attorney General Bring Doomsday Charges Against Wall Street?

30% of Girls' Clothing Is Sexualized in Major Sales Trend

Michele Bachmann seeks "emergency donations"

Internet schools buying and selling each other, merging. Ready for their share of public schools.

That's it, I am closing my bank acct. today...

(Minnesota) GOP invites preacher who advocates jailing gays to give House prayer

One of these fools could be President.


I wonder how many of these churches promoting the rapture are going to drain their checkbooks today

Democratic governors turn on unions

Military Rape: Rampant, Ignored

Congress Probes FCC Commissioner's departure to Comcast

Toon: Today's Economic Indicator

One last thing to say about DSK: If the French don't want to obey US laws, they should stay home.

Yeah, well, whatever ...

Why The U.S. Economy Is Not Recovering

U.S. economic prosperity demands more freedom by Charles Koch

Teen girl was raped, impregnated by fellow church-member & then forced to apologize: prosecution

Shouldn't the rapture threads be moved to 9/11 forum?

If Track and Britta Palin have a son in six months, should they name it "Trap"?

Sarkozy vs. Strauss-Kahn: Sex as a Weapon?

If the rapture happened, wouldn't it be JUST LIKE THEM to leave us to deal with the mess

I enjoy mocking Fundies but leaving abandoned cars in the street is dangerous and fucking rude

I enjoy mocking Fundies but leaving abandoned cars in the street is dangerous and fucking rude

I enjoy mocking Fundies but leaving abandoned cars in the street is dangerous and fucking rude

Gingrich: Students and immigrants should be poll-tested before being allowed to vote

If all y'all wonder why Tennessee's politics are now so Reich-like, read this (long) exchange

Tornado Victim Finds Cat During Interview

Parliament-Funkadelic's Mothership lands in Smithsonian

Toon: Why are you even mounting a challenge?

April 19th would have been Malcolm X's 86th birthday.

DU Christians: Are you ever embarassed by your stupider "bretheren"?

I have proof of the second coming...

Something to tick you off - Gov't funds : NPR radio 2.7 m/Falwell's Liberty U - 446 m

FUCK FIREDOGLAKE and its racially patronzing attitude about education Black people FUCK THEM!

Tea Party Rally in SC fizzles out (only about 30 attend--great pic)

Irony Is Dead: Fox Warns About Foreign-Born Billionaire Spending Millions To "Influence" American

Never Trust A Christian (Actual title of the article)

U.S. official to Haaretz: Netanyahu focus on 1967 borders missing the point

Wouldn't you know it? My ten-year DU anniversary falls on the Apocalypse. COINCIDENCE?!1??!1?

Scary info from the vet re heartworms/roundworms.

Martin Beshear just put the last nail in the coffin of Arnold's "legacy".

Newest target for tea party rage... 'Overpaid' lifeguards

They are blowing all the military shit up in Libya so that

Jane Seymour: This isn't Schwarzenegger's only love child

If it’s Friday, it has to be the Friday Afternoon Challenge! Today’s puzzler: The Child Immortalized

French woman will not testify in US

I'm Having a Hard Time Feeling Sympathy for Maria Shriver

ollie ollie in free. . .

Notice how fast the Tea Party was legitimized?

The secret world of child brides.

"What IS it like to be gay in America?"

US won't pay for Ferrari wrecked by FBI agent

New Authorization of Worldwide War Without End?

"I think," he said quietly, "I think . . . I'll have just one more of those candy bars."

****May Photography Contest “Backlit” Poll #3****

****May Photography Contest “Backlit” Poll #1****

****May Photography Contest “Backlit” Poll #2****

A "trip" down memory lane. 1950's housewife volunteers to take LSD

The Humor-Impaired react to the "Abortionplex" (from the Onion)

You do know that this May 21st rapture nonsense is coming from the fringe of the fringe, right?

Why Breitbart is TOAST (New Court Docs from Shirley Sherrod)

Tale of the Tapes: Wisconsin's 'Dog-and-Pony Show' Faith-Based Supreme Court Election 'Recount'

Time to Nationalize our Oil Companies?

Illinois Democrats are going after teachers' pensions, collective bargaining, tenure.

Tornado dog' crawls on broken legs to family

My poor poor boss.

A few words on the somewhat frenzied attacks on Christians / select Christians here. . .


Rain in PA

Man, oh man, I've become an Apple fanboy

Glacier National Park Osprey cam. Sad news.

Seriously, if the rapture is tomorrow, why is there a Rapture Convention this July?

Anybody find any pre-rapture deals out there...

Time is running out!

That's OK, I got it. nt

Anybody have this problem with a free email?

I'm guessing the Pulitzer Prize was not for headline writing.

The story of socialist democracy in Sweden and the place of the 'Diligent Working Class"

Center for Disease Control - Emergency Prepare Checklist for Zombies

Storage / tray ottomans. Sturdy enough to sit on or no?

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No wonder the children izn't learnin' ................

The RAPTOR is coming tomorrow! What do we do!!!???

Six Feet Under -- The Rapture!

Yahoo forums are far worse than GD!


Will the rapture be like this????

The RAPTORS are coming tomorrow! What do we do!!!???

"And your bird is green, but he can't see MEEEEEEEEEEEE....."

I fear I will be ruptured tomorrow.

dedicated to a brother!

Michelle - the Beatles

Your pre-rapture Squeeeeeeeeeeeeee moment

Well, I'm off for the weekend. Have a good rapture, folks. Sure I'll see every damn one of ya Monday

The Macho Man was the only one who could save us from the Rapture demons, and God took him

Going to see DRI tomorrow night in the ATL.

Adorable lady finds missing cat during interview outside tornado-ruined home

Anyone Else Considering Leaving Clothing in Random Spots Tomorrow?

The last night on Earth picture thread.

Good morning Lounge

CLEARWATER'S Great Hudson River Revival - A Music and Environmental Festival

You get to take two books (one non-fiction, one fiction), one album and one movie to the Rapture:

Sounds of the 20th Century -- A really cool show

! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! THE SUN IS OUT ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !

I'm still here, please check in

what will the Rapturites say when Sunday comes, what will be the excuse?

Preaching The End of The World

What kind of music do they play in the Caribbean for the Rapture?

Ruh roh. The Judgment Day web site is down.

Is Bob Really Your Uncle?

Best Rapture Coverage EVAH.

Happy "Can't Worry About that Shit Day"

I just got hit by someone running a red light. Yay.

How will YOU be judged?

It's Christmas in Heaven...

Whut?!1 Who said that?!1 TCHAIKOVSKI !1 or, let's play some Nevermind!1 n/t

What do those rapture enthusiasts think will happen to me tomorrow? What are they hoping

What if, on the 21st, all the animals get raptured instead?

Is this really happening? Atlanta Thrashers to move to Winnipeg?

Good luck

The real truth about MFM. He's not in no stinking hospital getting surgery...

Hasa Diga Eebowai

"The Last Night of the World" - Bruce Cockburn

What is your favorite book of the last two decades? Me, "The Orchid Thief:"

Wouldn't it be logical to board planes from the back first?

I sure hope "The Big One" doesn't happen when I'm stoned and drunk

Well, Insurance application denied.

Fuck Harold Camping, Debbie Harry is all I need when it comes to Rapture

Off to give platelets on the off chance that the earth will still exist

So let me play devil's advocate - what if the Rapture really happens tomorrow. Are you ready?

The Tao of Squee

Whut?!1 Who said that?!1 Nevermind!1 or, let's play some TCHAIKOVSKI !1 n/t

Mom Catches A Foul Ball Like A Boss

Does anyone else find zither music incredibly beautiful?

Y'all are going to be real sorry (and surprised) if those Rapture people are right!

Between you and your mate, which ONE of you might get raptured?

BREAKING: MiddleFingerMom MISSING from Hospital - Last Seen In Butt-Open Gown.

mah boy bought hisself a truck

Joe Maphis - Pickin' And Singin'


If church signs were honest about the rapture

Rapture forecast for LA

Who lives in Vermont? Husband and I are talking about moving.

Metaphorical Free-for-all at Los Angeles Times

Not sure what to say about this headline.

I gave the dog a bath tonight in case I get raptured and he doesn't.

So if the fundies don't get raptured can just pretend we don't see or hear them?

Live thread with Jesus as we countdown to Rapture 2011.

Just gave the cat a bath...she loved it! Now if I could only get this damned fur off of my tongue.

So who here has been sick lately?

Help. How do you get a Monster cat to take twice daily pills?

The world is going to hell in a handbasket tomorrow, where are you having your last meal tonight?

I just got hit by someone running a red light. Yay. Clean version.

What silly mistakes did you make when you were an internet newbie? Me? I

Breaking news: Macho Man Randy Savage Dies In Car Accident

Post Rapture Sunday brunch anyone?

Hybrids Only: Post a pic of a human-alien hybrid.

wtf is up with google or is it just me?

Hamas says Obama's speech leaning to Israel

Study Sees Way to Win Spam Fight

BP reaches Deepwater Horizon settlement with MOEX

Canada's greenhouse gas emissions dip

Bomb in Pakistan Hits US Vehicle; 1 Pakistani Dies

How many federal and postal employees are eligible to retire?

2 arrested in driver's licenses for illegals scam

Netanyahu: U.S. "does not understand reality"

Taliban Car Bomb Blasts US Convoy In Pakistan

Syrian Police Open Fire on Protesters, Killing 17

Tim Pawlenty to formally launch White House campaign

Romney: Obama 'threw Israel under the bus'

Jobless rates in April down in 39 states, up in 3; payroll jobs up in 42 states, down in 8

Jon Huntsman Criticizes Heavy U.S. Presence In Afghanistan: It's Not 'How We Ought To Be Responding'

Sony Subsidiary's User Accounts Hacked

WikiLeaks Cache Reveal Pakistan's Role in Drone Strikes

No more exploring: Tim Pawlenty will announce candidacy Monday

Gingrich gets heat at Bluffs stop

Israeli opposition leader lauds Obama's call for two-state solution

(Wisconsin) GOP legislative aide under investigation for voter fraud

FLASH: NY judge orders Strauss-Kahn be released from jail, sent to temporary home detention location

College unsure how to handle Loughner's behavior, e-mails show

College unsure how to handle Loughner's behavior, e-mails show

Bishop: ‘I deeply regret’ not asking police to conduct full investigation of priest

AIDS Funds Frozen for China in Grant Dispute

Appeals court upholds ranked-choice vote for S.F.

(Tony Blair communications director) Alastair Campbell rejects Iraq dossier claims

Islamic extremist banned from London

Poll: Majority in US back same-sex marriage

Collective bargaining reform on verge of passage (O Steve will continue to have a union)

China warns of 'urgent problems' facing Three Gorges dam

Obama issues 8 presidential pardons

Along the Mississippi, signs of recovery and stormy forecasts

Police uncover evidence of hundreds more hacked phones (by News of the World)

NASA schedules final space shuttle mission

Georgia bank failures bring 2011 U.S. tally to 42

Mexican drug cartel boss caught at (his own) birthday party

New York City Opera to Leave Lincoln Center

Marsh (grocery) chain details funds use by ex-CEO

Defense Department: F-35 Fighter Jet Is ‘Unaffordable’

Target Corp. seeking $116,000 tax refund from the city of Jackson for its store at Jackson Crossing

FDA: Don't give SimplyThick to premature babies

ACLU Counts 4 More Secret Records Demands in WikiLeaks Probe

Annandale minister's controversial prayer tangles time-crunched Legislature

Perry Says He’s Too Busy For Presidential Run

2004 RNC Protesters Win Class Certification

White House: 'Limited' US Role in Libya Means No Need for Congressional Authorization

Man in boat has suspicious device near Surry nuclear plant

Al-Qaida hoped to blow up oil tankers, Bin Laden documents reveal

NATO hits 3 ports to protect rebel-held port

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Friday, May 20, 2011

(Herman) Cain to declare candidacy at Sat. rally

Macho Man Randy Savage Dies In Car Accident

Teen Who Challenged Bachmann To Debate Receiving Threats

PM meets US president, rejects Obama land-concession plan

Georgia Says Russia Committed Genocide in 19th Century

Prosser wins recount.

Foxconn’s Plant in China Has Fire, Killing Two

Richard Trumka Threatens To Abandon Democrats In 2012 Unless They Fight Harder For Labor


Mitch Daniels gets 16 stitches following workout accident

Dominique Strauss-Kahn bail in doubt

Study Sees Way to Win Spam Fight

When the administration defends the right wing point of view, what is their motivation?

Dems To GOP: Stop Lying To Seniors That Republican Budget Won’t Impact Current Medicare Beneficiarie

West Wing Week: 5/13/19 - 5/19/11

Krugman: Making Things in America

Matt Lauer interviews Newt Gingrich

T-Paw is jumping in on Monday.

Tony Norman - Prof criticizing Obama shows own flaws

Spotlight Shines on ALEC’s Anti-Middle Class Agenda – and its Cost to States

Send Newt a “Thank You”, say the DSCC

Unemployment falls in 39 states in April; jobs added in 42

Robert Reich: "...Rein In [Gov't] Contractors That Use Taxpayer Money for Political Advantage"

And Republicans make fun of Obama's name.......

Cenk MSNBC: :Gingrich Cowers To Rush and Palin

Thom Hartmann: AIPAC doesn't speak for us!

Obama's fantasy world, re;Israel/Palestine

Steve Benen: Political whiplash: Huntsman scrambles to the right

Merkel backs Obama push for 1967 Israel border deal

'Limited' US Role in Libya Means No Need to Get Congressional Authorization

Open for Questions: The President's Speech on the Middle East and North Africa

GALLUP: For First Time, Majority of Americans (53%) Favor Legal Gay Marriage, +9 since last year.

Why no one should take Jon Huntsman seriously

Obama grants eight pardons

MSNBC w/ Cenk: Glenn Beck Jerusalem Rally For $?

Joe Conason must read: The Gingrich Style

Smart Remarks: Taxes for thou, none for corporations. Unless we all band together

CrossTalk: US Pak-Up

Middle East Meddling: What chance America 'gets out of the way'?

Lowkey: 'Bush imperialism continues under Obama'

The End Of The World As We Know It

"Obama allied America with those...thirsting for freedom, &he did so in a subtle but remarkable way"

George Carlin Jammin' in New York Part 1

Thom Hartmann: America's commons for sale to the highest bidder

Thom Hartmann: No! Senator Mark Kirk - We did not cut our way out of our last deficit!

Obama's hope and change an illusion as wars rage on

Thom Hartmann with Sen. Bernie Sanders: 'Brunch with Bernie' (5/20)

Newt on Obama's Israeli speech : "Disastrous"

Young Turks: Obama '1967 Borders' Speech Analysis

Colbert King: President Obama, viewed through a racial lens

So it begins...Group (Priorities USA Action) Launches Early Ad Against Romney (VIDEO)

Punk'n the Fundie!

Thom Hartmann: The Right-Wing War on Art

Taibbi: 'U.S. politics - reality show sponsored by Wall Street'

Obama- Made in the USA

Thom Hartmann: Cell Phones - Dial C for cancer?

The Trouble With Unity

Does Obama = Bush?

The Official "Goodbye DU" thread..

Can we put this one to rest? Social Security hurts younger families

Insurers will have to justify rate increases over 10 percent

AFL-CIO's Trumka looks to ‘independent’ labor movement, seen as a warning to Democrats

President Obama’s Letter About Efforts in Libya

John Lithgow gives Newt Gingrich's press release a dramatic reading

Palin Insists She Has "Fire in the Belly"

Rumsfeld admits that Obama made the Right Call on bin Laden Takedown.....Sort of

Matt Taibbi -- 'Wall Street a threat to America'

Papantonio: Koch Bros Driving Up Gasoline Prices

David Sirota vs. Ed Schultz On Air Confrontation

Israel Upset About Obama Speech

2011 is very similar to 1983

AIPAC To Members: Don't Boo Obama

Lawrence O’Donnell does a piece on ALEC

Bill O'Reilly on people who "did bad things" and "deserve the exposure" on the INTERNETS.

"Radiation is our friend": Higher Wisdom or Magical Thinking? You decide.

The Big Squeeze: How Americans Are Being Crushed by Financial Insecurity and Doubt

Saleh calls for early Yemen elections

Secret Donors Multiply in U.S. Election Spending

The Rosslyn Code: Real or fake? (Part 5)

Mexicans Reject U.S.-Backed Drug War

GOP Demands An End to Medicare, Even On Eve of 'End of the World'

The Republican nomination The silence of the right

India left standing in Afghan musical chairs

More Terror, Less Coverage,Discounting right-wing domestic political violence. ( FAIR)

At I.M.F., Men on Prowl and Women on Guard

Teen who challenged Bachman to debate receives threats ... here we go again...

Economists: Lower growth estimates, higher oil prices coming - AP

Gas Prices Push Consumers to the Edge - USA Today

Insurers will have to justify rate increases over 10 percent

Juan Cole: Obama and the Dilemmas of US Middle East Policy

Rising Literacy and a Shrinking Birth Rate: A Look at the Root Causes of the Arab Revolution

Harvey Wasserman: Fukushima's Apocalyptic Threat Demands Immediate Global Action

"Conservative-The New Cool." BWAAAHHHAHAHHA!

Toffs rule! Voters love being led by an aristocrat - says Cameron's uncle

Friday Talking Points (168) -- Zombie Attack!

Eric Schneiderman vs. Wall Street and its political servants

A "Monstrous" Weekend Economists May 20-22, 2011

Embracing the Anthropocene

Fresh tales of chaos emerge from early in Fukushima nuclear crisis

Indonesia May Use Giant Floating Dock From Japan to Boost Coal Shipments

(new surveys) What car-drivers value in 'going electric'

Nuclear power safety: Latest on Japan crisis fuels new concern in US

Air Force Thunderbirds to perform using biofuel

Endangered Species Day - Center for Biological Diversity

CLEARWATER'S Great Hudson River Revival - A Music and Environmental Festival (referral post)

Human arrival 'wiped out' Hawaii's unique crabs (BBC)

Fisheries collapse in a pattern unlike that seen on land

Iowa State Engineering Professor's has process to reduce Ethanol production costs up to one third.

Cost of adding tons of renewables to U.S. electric grid has been almost zero, say studies

"Renewable Energy Foundation" is anti-renewable front group

US military goes to war with climate sceptics

Kan yesterday in Parliament on Japan's new energy plan

EDF Energy to launch major PR campaign to sell nuclear energy to the British public

Dem Disease claims another victim

New, ‘hidden’ source of renewable energy fights for tax breaks

Radiation limits activities in school fields

SciAm: Coming Clean About Nuclear Power

Record Efficiency of 18.7 Percent for Flexible Solar Cells on Plastics

Finally: an LED replacement for 60 watt bulb -- costs $20 (less than half the competition)

Fukushima nuclear workers unsure of internal exposure levels due to equipment shortage

Experiments to decontaminate soil to start

Energy Department approves first-ever liquid natural gas exports from Louisiana

On Oil Drilling, Which Obama Do We Trust?

The wrong sites for solar

How manure can save humanity

Been ticketed while riding a bike? Join This Crowdsourcing Project

And now, Fukushima (Journal of Radiological Protection)

National Gallup Poll Shows First-Ever Majority Support For Gay Marriage

Gay Cop Wins $1M Suit - "Jerry Falwell would roll over in his grave if he knew I hired you..."

Gay Activists to Corporations: Feel the Pain

Hateful attack on "It Gets Better"

Wonder if George Takei knows about this Sunday's 'OK To Say Gay' rally in Knoxville?

'Double Play': Book digs beneath the Milk and Moscone killings

Wow...TENNESSEE: Major Corporations Back Statewide Ban On LGBT Rights

State Senator hands out anti-mosque video

Make My Bed? But You Say the World’s Ending - Rapture prediction is splitting families

Bob Dylan’s religious mystique endures

Student asks school to not hold prayer at graduation ceremony. Town responds with lynch-mob tactics

Cage Match! Stephen Hawking vs. Kirk Cameron!

Will you convert to Christianity if the Rapture® happens on Saturday?

Never Trust A Christian (Actual title of the article)

Official Rapture countdown thread

Philosophy 101 Question: Why be good?

it's not illegal for a parent to choose prayer over medicine

The world will end with the Cubs not winning the World Series in 103 years!

Irish paid big, big bucks to rid themselves of Weis

Barry Bonds' post-trial hearing delayed till June 17

Our pitcher got a home run! Our pitcher got a home run!

RIP Randy Poffo / Randy Savage / The Macho Man

Is the NBA the geriatric league

NHL: Thrashers on the move?

Hincapie tells probe that Armstrong cheated

Worst current sports commissioner?

European officials back Obama on 1967 borders for Palestinian state

J Street Commends President Obama’s Middle East Speech

Jews are dishonored by a blind defense of Israel

Netanyahu is MAD at Us

PM meets US president, rejects Obama land-concession plan

GA Preacher faces terrorism charges in Jamaica for 22 bullet found in bag

TSA officer arrested at Orlando International Airport in possession of Ruger .380

Israel Expects Obama to Take Back ‘1967 Lines’ Demand

U.S. official to Haaretz: Netanyahu focus on 1967 borders missing the point

New gun laws to affect gun owners in Indiana

A great organization to protect gun rights. Second amendment foundation.

Netanyahu's Israel Is On Course To Become A Pariah State

Bill shielding identities of gun owners heads to Gov Quinn’s desk(IL)

Armed business owner chases would-be robber away

Grandmother grabs gun to thwart burglary suspects

Good news for a change

Did Obama’s Mideast Speech Signal U.S. Shift on Israel-Palestine? Democracy Now! Roundtable

Netanyahu: U.S. "does not understand reality"

DEA Agents Refuse To Turn Over ATF Guns

I don't understand the "non-defensible" aspect of the 1967 lines.

Gun charges dropped against neurosurgeon (but small trucking owner gets 5 years)

Pa. man faces charges after allegedly threatening Jehovah's Witnesses with gun, firing shots

Security guard, gun maker sued over accidental shooting at Chesterfield office