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Archives: May 27, 2011

Official (but funny) Madison, Wis., police report of raptured citizens

Go ahead and ridicule her for believing in the invisible sky fairy and such

High Risk of Parkinson's Disease for People Exposed to Pesticides Near Workplace

Egyptian teacher beats children and blames revolution after being arrested by police

Oh my God! You have to read this!

So Rachel displayed pigliCON jobs coloring book. 1 page of text from like 10 that had large font

I'm just talking about Douchebags (is that word okay?)

Questions Follow Leader of For-Profit Colleges

I'd like to email this thread to Arne Duncan but....

Will the PTB let the producer of Good Night and Good Luck win an NBA title?

feel free to tell Patrick McHenry what you think of him on his facebook wall

All Americans should thank Rusty Boner

$690 billion defense budget....

BoA will pay soldiers $20M to settle suit

GOP Gov. Chris Christie: “We have an obligation to reduce our Greenhouse Gas emissions.”

Juan Cole: Top 5 Arab Spring Stories Today

More fun from Free Republic: Apparently Romney and Guliani aren't wackadoodle enough for Jim

Did Kathy Hochul (NY-D) win running as a progressive?

Congress and President Jointly Violate Law, No One Cares

Generals are People Too

Fire breaks out at another Japan nuke plant

Fire breaks out at another Japan nuke plant

Cut Corporate Welfare, Not Medicare

GOP presidential hopefuls shift on global warming

Tornado Diplomacy


Libyan students in America hurt by freeze on Gadhafi's assets

Libyan students in America hurt by freeze on Gadhafi's assets

Snort- More Proof Iran is working on a bomb

Whooowheee! TX State Rep Senfronia Thomas gives a 'come to Jesus' speech to the lege!

Oh, Ouch!

Another classic Horsey Toon : Corporations are creating thousands of new Jobs!

Another classic Horsey Toon : Corporations are creating thousands of new Jobs!

Are Democrats sleep-walking?.

Cowardly Dem Senate in MA takes voice vote to strip collective bargaining rights

Toon: As soon as you give up your health plan, Rep Ryan....

"The liberal class in a state of permanent war is rendered impotent."

"The liberal class in a state of permanent war is rendered impotent."

Friday rant: false equivalence edition

Ezra Klien: The GOP’s jobs agenda: Now more than ever

Nina Leopold (Aldo's daughter) Bradley died.

US trade deficit is going to be balanced, the hard way or the easy way, eventually

Are private insurers being kicked out of Vermont?

Understandably, there's a lot of confusion about Vermont's HC legistation

Ry Cooder's "No Banker Left Behind"

This word has an 's', an 'l', a 'u', and a 't', and it describes Laura Ingraham perfectly ...

Jim DeMint: If you do not share my values, then you are... A SOCIALIST!

VT House Speaker Shap Smith BLASTS critics of single payer

Why the capital gains tax rate will remain forever low.

To Tweety: Schwartz's earlier accusers speak out. Tweety said, "They'd BETTER NOT!1"

Decapitated Head Of St. Vitalis, Patron Saint Of Genital Disease, To Be Sold At Auction

Army’s Crooning, Blogging, Gaming Brain Is The Military’s New Top Officer

LOL! Bachman to launch her campaign in...wait for it...

This Newsmax article quoting Limbaugh made me laugh out loud. A lot!

Amazing Picture: Joplin...Concrete meets steel aftermath of Tornado

GOP state rep gets fed up with attacks on teachers, switches parties

Really funny conversation last night at a restaurant:

Makers Of Mac Defender Release New Malware

The GOP's Path To Prosperity

Let's Fight the Obama Administration's Crusade to Jail Another Journalist

OMG...Buchanan asks Eugene Robinson "What was wrong with the fifties?"

Dennis Kucinich owns Gov. Walker at hearing over state budgets

Whatever happened to this repubican rising star?

Ballmer: Piracy costs Microsoft 95% of potential Chinese revenue

7 Revolutionary Icons Being Used to Pimp Capitalist Excess, War and Vanilla Ice Cream

Parents Should Be Allowed To Let Children In Car Seats Ride Up Front

Bachman: I am NOT Sarah!

So, will paying down the debt ruin us - I think not

Cartoons - Paul Ryan’s Medicare Plan

Ezra Klien: The GOP’s jobs agenda: Now more than ever

Herman Cain = Crazy

less pay = more jobs?

wowzer. read this. (OK, Floridians, you win; Scott's the worst)

Krugman: No Ideas

Homelessness in the Age of Bloomberg

Paul Ryan’s Plan To Increase Poverty For Seniors And Increase Bonuses For Insurance CEO’s

Boots on the Ground by Dusk:Tribute to Pat Tillman by Mary Tillman

Senior Defense official hedges on US involvement in Stuxnet

Study finds union mines safer

Priest Sex-Abuse Case Hits Church of Pope's Adviser

The Patriot Act Flippers

The Patriot Act Flippers

Heard a caller on NPR talk show from NY about half an hour ago say

In case you were interested- DoD Contracts approved 05/25/11

7 US Troops Among 9 NATO Dead in Afghanistan (Deadliest IED attack in 18 months)

Cantor's Pathetic Jobs Plan

Egyptian Revolution 2.0 - Day one

Agent Orange Buried at U.S. Base in Korea

VA Announces Disaster Assistance After Tornado Outbreaks

"Reprivlicons" - - "Revouchicons" - - Since the "GOP" wants to kill ALL THINGS PUBLIC, have they...

Juan Cole: Israelis Support Obama over Bibi

Long Deployments for Reserves to Continue?

Erza Klein : How you can tell Washington doesn't care about jobs

The Rude Pundit: Sarah Palin's Magic Bus

Why Palin's the next Trump - Lawrence O’Donnell shoots down the media for falling for it.

Judge: Corporate donations ban unconstitutional

*Significance of capture of Mladic, video, Wes Clark

India must use Rana case to nail Pakistan’s terror links

Pending Sales of U.S. Homes Plunged 12%

The GOP Attack on Medicaid: More Ammo for Dems?

I want to puke : Military has spent $32 billion since ’95 on abandoned weapons programs

I want to puke : Military has spent $32 billion since ’95 on abandoned weapons programs

FL Gov Rick Scott 's budget signing: RPOF "private event"; bus in charter students; eject Democrats

A death wish for the USA.

A Legacy for a Son Whose Character, After 9/11, Was Misjudged

Paul ryan's name should always have "Voucher" forever attached to it

Jane SEYMOUR just pathetically ate crow on The View

Fukushima school limit: 1 millisievert

Why we are holding Egypt's second 'Friday of rage'

Yes, Palin is Running

Far-right attacks escalate (in the UK) after BNP election defeats

Lol - MSNBC "The Daily Rundown" played this Rihanna song while giving the President's Schedule.

Sarah Palin's magic bus

What’s Brewing: Yet another poll shows majority of Texans back gay marriage or civil unions

Spain - what the shit??? Graphic video captures Barcelona police beating protesters

Calif. IRS agent gets 3 years for tax cheating

Milan will be 'Islamised' if leftist mayor elected, warns Berlusconi

Memorial Day Thoughts

Guess who is behind the latest push for corporate campaign donations. Probably not who you think

Watch this if you dare

WTF? IRS Grants Nonprofit Status To James O'Keefe's 'Project Veritas'

Racist Lawyer/Talk Show Host: "If you want to conquer an African nation, SEND WHITE WOMEN AND POT"

Paper had a headline: "Santorum to Return to Roots to Announce Candidacy" - what, Leesburg, VA?

Poll: Americans Don’t Approve Of Ryan’s Plan For Medicaid, Either

Social Security Cuts Put Vets Back in Line of Fire

Analysis: German drought threat to biodiesel producers

Strange cloud...

Al-Qaida takes over several government buildings in south Yemen: official

Christie to pull N.J. out of cap-and-trade energy program

Car Bailouts Left Behind Crash Victims

Palin, the self-invited.

Some of the people defending Bill Clinton's medicare comments attack Obama as not liberal enough



Kansas City Diocese warned about child porn Priest more than a year ago

New Leak Suspected at Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Plant

Letter from a Fukushima mother

Friday Toons, part 2 -Election

Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.), ongoing struggles with reality

Any DUers in NYC Going to the NYPD Rape Acquittal Protest Today at 5 PM?

Rep. Walsh: Obama Was Only Elected Because He’s An ‘Articulate’ ‘Black Man’

In diplomatic shift, Russia calls for Gadhafi to step down (CNN)

"Dying’" Michigan City to Newsweek: Drop Dead

The Crisis Enters Year Five

Any Attorney's Here---your oppinion please.

Friday Toons, part 1-Republicare


WWII-era {solicitor general} hid key information on Japanese internment

Iraq, Afghanistan Wars Spawn New Disease

Florida Governor McFraudy vetoes budget at open event, kicks out all liberals and Democrats

Egyptians demand deeper and faster reforms

Mark Gietzen is being loony in Kansas again. Goodness but we are so "lucky"

Massachusetts To Join VT In Yankee Lawsuit

Greek Opposition Parties Fail to Agree on Austerity Plan

Texas lawmaker says ‘nanny state’ lobbying fliers disrespect women

"President Palin?" "President Palin??" C'mon.

Scotland: Glasgow districts boycott Israeli books

Planned Parenthood sues South Dakota over abortion law


Lawmaker Says Women Should Plan Ahead for Rape

FBI seizes Ferrari, takes joy ride, crashes and then refuses to pay

Palin and Bachmann as running mates?

Zuckerberg: Privacy anxiety is fleeting

Army report: Military has spent $32 billion since ’95 on abandoned weapons programs (WP)

Fukushima updates

Minnesota Real Estate Market Changes

Say what? Mitt Romney Sends Leftover Pizza to Obama Chicago HQ

A court ruling expands Corp. donation possibilities (Beyond Citizens United)

VIDEO: Rolling Thunder spokesman on Palin

Texas Gov. Perry signs voter restrictions into law

Just got robocalled by Rick Scott.

Iran Says Nuclear Bomb Would Be 'Strategic Mistake'

Backyard Storm Shelters Become Relics Of The Past

Lawrence O’Donnell ridicules New York Times for hyping Palin run

Jeff Conway has passed away.

Rep. Allen West (R-Crazytown): Obama has "conscious, nefarious, and malicious intent" re: Israel


FCC comish votes 4 Comcast NBC merger,goes to work 4 Comcast that cuts off charity that tweeted it

Catholic Church Chooses Discrimination Over Charity in Illinois

Serbia's EU prospects brighten after Mladic arrest.

Texas Gov. Rick Perry considering presidential run in 2012

Perspective: Deadliest Tornado Year Since 1953

Perspective: Deadliest Tornado Year Since 1953

An idyllic beginning to a 3-day weekend

He should have just "shot her in the face"

Queen Anne's Revenge's Anchor To Be Raised Today

Focusing on the important: double "Katrina" and "Joplin" survivors

"Hangover" sequel takes $31 million on first day

Where's eaglet number 3?

Reagan's Birthplace--Newt's Fizzle

Bachmann announces presidential bid … sort of

Has anyone else noticed an increase in "attack the messenger" type posts on DU?

RE; Fukushima, Gundersen Gives Testimony to NRC ACRS

Alan Greenspan visited Ayn Rand until her death

BP oil spill partly blamed for Gulf dolphin deaths

Rick Perry will consider running for president

Blagojevich denies shaking down race track owner

Containments that don't contain/Arne Gunderson

Politico: Palin, Bachmann size each other up

Barbara Boxer: OP-ED-For the U.S., it's time to get out of Afghanistan

Mama Grizzly Palin has One Nation Bus Tour Promo Out

DWB: NFL Legend Warrick Dunn -- I'm No Gun Runner!

Gov. Scott's $615 million budget veto hits Florida's most vulnerable

Why is Cuba so corrupt? (Arrested in Cuba)

I demand that politicians start wearing corporate logos...

Gov. Shumlin has signed the Single-Payer Healthcare for the State of Vermont..

Science mommies unite! At this playgroup, logic rules

Former Walmart workers sue after being fired for stopping robber with gun in Utah

"Best first sentance of a news story" of the year award nominee:

"Best first sentance of a news story" of the year award nominee:

Eddie Long case officially dismissed

ConflictedClarence (Thomas) Dumps Financial Disclosure forms Memorial Day Weekend

Ryan's proposal would cost MORE, not less, money

Justice THOMAS $$$ Doc Dump

Did Bill Clinton ever produce a balanced budget?

Poll: Rudy Giuliani leads 2012 GOP contenders

Family (Rapture) Radio Gets $1 Million Bid to Purchase 66 Stations

DID the "Democrats cut Medicare"??

Rachel's guests tonight

McConnell threatens to extort Democrats again on Medicare...

Of Ed Schultz, Liberals, and Double Standards

Without An Obama Scandal At Hand, Fox News Finds It Necessary To Imagine One

The sedentary job conundrum

U.S. Tells Its Afghan Workers: No Torture, Corpse Mutilation

Waxman dares ask if tar sands oil pipeline will benefit Koch Industries

Patriot Act Signing Just the Latest in Autopen Infamy

Kansas Rep. Pete DeGraaf: Being impregnated during a rape is just like getting a flat tire

What can YOU do to make your community a better place?

LOL! ABC is just setting up the scenario for a catfight between Palin & Bachmann.

I understand people being sick and tired of voting for the least bad, but here's my take

republican congres members should test the medical voucher concept

Obama and the PATRIOT Act.

A Key Reason Why The U.S. Economy Is Not Recovering

Do clothes matter?

GOP "Gang" Mentality Against Seniors

Will Sarah Palin use her appearance at the "Rolling Thunder" rally for politicking?

Patrick McHenry went to DC in 2004 an asset-less congressman and now is worth $1.2mil ?

H.R. 2835: Medical Marijuana Patient Protection Act

Coburn is in deep trouble re Ensign

Coburn is in deep trouble re Ensign

Amy Myers Rocks !!!

'I shot the cruellest dictator in the Americas'

NOT A Poll... How Much Of Following/Watching Politics Is Ignoring The LIE ???

Knowing what we know today, who do you think President Obama's GOP opponent will be?

Call Bachmans D.C Office and Ask Her to Debate Amy Meyers

Sen. Barbara Boxer: Bring the Troops Home

¡Madrid será la tumba del neoliberalismo! Madrid will be the tomb of neoliberalism!

Pawlenty: If president, I’d sign Ryan Medicare overhaul into law

Anyone watching our future female president on Lawrence O'Donnell?

Paul Ryan and the GOP: Clueless about senior opposition to his Medicare "plan."

Criminal deportees worry Mexican border mayors

Pak-US ties to suffer if drone attacks not stopped: Dr Firdous

'Gulf Coast Syndrome'

400,000 Calls to Veterans Suicide Prevention Hotline and No One Asks Why?

400,000 Calls to Veterans Suicide Prevention Hotline and No One Asks Why?

Rolling Thunder say she wasn't invited

Sarah Palin to visit Liberty Bell - Boo her again Philly!!!!!!!!

Cat mom hugs baby kitten

Elections supervisors in key Florida counties refuse to implement new (voter suppression) law

You're surprised that Bill Clinton wants to slash Medicare?

Would you, could you, be a research assistant for The Frank Factor?

Craigslist ad touts North Bend home's pot growing amenities

Much of Montpelier underwater

Much of Montpelier underwater

How to Fix Medicare -- Medicare For All

Have ya all heard the Faux News song? Enjoy!!

Vets Group 'Rolling Thunder': Palin Was Not Invited & Is A Big Distractio

Ex-Blackwater chief's new army causes alarm in Persian Gulf

Ex-Blackwater chief's new army causes alarm in Persian Gulf

Chicago: Civil unions law draws protests downtown

Maricopa County Sheriff's Office mishandled sex cases

Just who is paying for Palin's "historical" Vaca...I mean political trip

This should be the GOP theme song.

Critz(Pa.) against privatizing Medicare!

Do you think that Obama will face a primary challenger from the left?

Picking a GOP Candidate Is Like A Police Line-Up

Mama Grizzly upset that Bristol has a new beau a Disney star & he's black

(Jim Jones) Jonestown memorial dedication allowed to proceed

(Jim Jones) Jonestown memorial dedication allowed to proceed

Stop the Presses! I've found the GOP's nominee!! by Brainwrap

20/20 is reporting about a soldier who had a live RPG

Obama Wields His ... Autopen?

i think its time we start our own type of identity politics

How to help pets affected by Joplin tornado

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook founder, slaughters his own food

Please rewatch this Teabagger video

Congressman says trees are bad for the planet

A Message On Memorial Day

the contrast between Bush's FEMA and Obama's FEMA is striking

Seismologists Tried for Manslaughter for Not Predicting Earthquake

I just unsubscribed from Bill Clintons emails today

New York City budget will decimate libraries

House to Vote Next Week on Ending U.S. Involvement in Libya

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

Here's a headline I'm pretty sure you won't see every day.......

James Altucher: College is a scam — so let’s make money off it

Alabama State Rep. Boman switches to Democratic Party

Keith Olbermann Rips Heartless Eric Cantor's Playing Games Against Tornado Victims

About the Patriot Act being A-OK depending on who's president

"I lost both of my boys"....

Freedom Riders hit the road again, 50 years after US civil rights milestone

We set a record here on Thursday:

Remembering Memorial Day .......

I almost didn't click on this, the title y'know, could be taken two ways,

"We are the ones we've been waiting for."

St. John's ER Doctor recounts tornado hitting Joplin hospital

I have figured out the real reason Palin moved to Arizona

Drug SWAT Team That Gunned Down Ex-Marine Found No Drugs

Friday Toons, part 5- The rest

Friday Toons, part 4- War and War Criminals

Friday Toons, part 3- Economy

On some level, this weekend always bothers me.

Another fake "grass-roots" group exposed

A quick note on 'not competent to stand trial'.

A quick note on 'not competent to stand trial'.

How The Teabag Can Mess With You....

here are facts to use when discussing healthcare issues with "God-fearing" Republicans

Weiner on Rachel

Paul Ryan ain't lookin' so good at home.

The Rapture folks had their fleet of message vans, why can't we have a fleet of these?

(4) GOP presidential hopefuls shift on global warming



It depresses the absolute hell out of me that the most fervent fighter against the Patriot Act

Oregon Senator Wyden freezes second Internet censorship bill

Letter from a Fukushima mother

G-8: Nations, Banks To Give $40B For Arab Spring

Poll: Do you support or oppose the Patriot Act?

Friday evening Challenge for Dummies

Activists raided before 2008 Republican National Convention reach $50,000 settlement

Dear Governor Snyder,...This is why I’m proposing to make my school a prison.

Is Paul Ryan's House seat now in play?

No, she's not running

Letters home from Viet Nam - Willaim R. Stocks mom's letter to her son.

New US jobless claims top 400,000 for seventh straight week

I think I figured out the GOP plan for the White House.

Man on dog lives full time in Va.,runs for office as a Pa. resident!

This woman is a librarian???

RickSantorumPR: the end of this year, Santorum will be on the lips of every young Republican.

In a day when going to college is considered a waste, my kid graduated with two degrees, cum laude

Rape is part of war. EVERY war. To doubt it happens is ignoring the ENTIRE history of humankind/

Oprah signs off and doctors everywhere rejoice

FL Gov Rick Scott's robo-calls backfiring (Spoofing phones to hide identity---isn't this illegal??)

As these insane wars continue

Ring-tailed Lemur - Friday fun info and pics

"I’m from New York,” suspect told police. “Can’t I do this here?”

Ask me anything about the Vermont Health Care legislation.

Meet Dolphin 56

Principal warned diocese about priest more than a year ago

Saudi woman arrested for driving.

Panel Finds Few Learning Gains From Testing Movement

Ghosts of Amsterdam

Ghosts of Amsterdam

GOP FL Governor Rick Scott's approval ratings drop to 29%

Senator Corker Says Medicare and Social Security are “Generational Theft”

Broke Americans, your corporate overlords don't understand why you aren't shopping more.....

Supreme Court Okays Corporate Death Penalty

Groveling GOPers Get In Line on Global Warming

"Yes, I would vote to repeal the U.S. Patriot Act," Or maybe not.

Rove: Palin doesn’t think ‘the rules apply to her’

"Mitch McConnell agrees with Bill Clinton on Medicare" (keeps quoting Bill to deflect Dem attacks)

Why Am I So Cynical of All These Media Reports of Mass-Rapes in Libya?

So... The Best That We Get Out Of The Obama Justice Department, Is...

VW opens Tennessee plant with new focus on quality

VW opens Tennessee plant with new focus on quality

Federal Judge Denies 'First Amendment' Defense by O'Keefe, Giles in ACORN Worker Law Suit

Why are Barcelona police so brutal?


MEDICARE OFF THE TABLE? “We are not going to reduce benefits at all,” Clyburn said,

Gil Scott-Heron has died.

My Mother In Law was just saved financially by the new Healthcare Law

PAYBACK To Patrick McHenry From Friends Of Elizabeth Warren

Scott Walker Causes Approval of Obama to Soar in Wisconsin

Are you a Friend of Weiner?

No vaginas please, we're Floridian

Back by popular demand! The Friday Afternoon Challenge: Real Places, Fictional Characters, Part II

They Love Each Other

Texas Governor Rick Perry says he'll consider a 2012 Presidential run

Freeper Fatwa: RimJob sends a stern warning regarding posting "crap on FR"...

5 Things Nobody Tells You About Being Poor

How is the "Recession" affecting your family ties these days?

Bachmann has 'calling' to run

Utah Company Forcibly Kidnaps LGBT Teens in the Middle of the Night

Does anybody know what the admin costs of Medicare are?

Badminton’s New Dress Code - elite women must wear skirts to appear more 'attractive'

Freeper Poetry: Poem about Sarah Palin's bus tour taking over Rolling Thunder

Don't read this if you're about to go to bed

Federal Judge Rules Corporations, Just Like People, Should Be Able To Give To Candidates

In 1997 Clinton pollster Mark Penn said 73% of Dem voters favored privatization of Social Security.

Student punished for spaghetti beliefs

Dark Girls: A GREAT Video About Darker-Skinned Black Women

How many here wish Bill Clinton would just STFU and go away?

***May Photography FINALS

***May Photography FINALS

Bigfoot captured

Chemistry teacher in CA makes nitro glycerin?

Chemistry teacher in CA makes nitro glycerin?

Chemistry teacher in CA makes nitro glycerin?


Why Europeans Think We're Insane. Warum glaubt Europa Amerika Sei Verrückt Geworden


Photo Bucket question....

I hear the songs as they are originally sung.

Boxxy Doesn't Get Enough Sleep

There was an error on John Stewart Show.

No Sh*t !!!!!

Here's one that's right up MFM's (ahem) "alley".

We've got baby birds with little or no rudders ALL over the place.

World music fans, have you heard Joan Soriano? Check him out

Oh my God! You have to read this!

PHOTO: As a child, MiddleFingerMom's "Monster in the Closet" preferred more "open" surroundings.

Truth in road signs.

Need DU help - I keep doulbe or triple posting

Who's the crosseyed blonde trying to sell me a divorce checklist?

dogDAMN the state farm website SUCKS

Who knew Tom Waits knew so much about Capitalist Economics?

How long has your worst earworm lasted?

My pre-tween hums Rhianna songs

Question for Atheists:

Off to Oral Surgery! WooHoo!!

PHOTO: Since the glory days of "Saturday Night Fever," Tony Manero has REALLY let himself GO.

I wish I lived in Canada...

# # # # # # # Special POWER WAS OUT Edition of Milestones! # # # # # #

Dave Clark Five, "Catch Us If You Can," LIVE on "Shindig," 1965

"Mama Don't Want To Skiffle Anymore"...Jimmy Page LIVE on the Huw Wheldon Show, 1957 (BBC)

The Yardbirds, "For Your Love," LIVE on "Shindig," 1965

I was afraid of this (Hangover II)

I was afraid of this (Hangover II)

Tapping into "THE ZONE" musically...............

I took a nap a little while ago

A special VIDEO for all of the DU CYNICS who say "No one ever posts any good sloth videos anymore."

10 Most Important Things They Didn't Teach You in School


Free Grilling Cookbook Download -

Yardbirds - "Heart Full Of Soul" live 1966 with some guy named "Jimmy Page" on Telecaster.

So I didn't follow the same schedule today that I usually do. I left the apartment at the same time

What's wire hangers doing in this closet? Answer me. I buy you beautiful dresses...

Wikipedia trivia game

Data Raps (Dan Bull Star Trek remix)

Easin' In

Just Kissed My Baby



Just had Yellowtail Shiraz for dinner. It has to be my favourite wine. Has anyone else ever had it?

I Heard It Thru the Grapevine

My cat just made a LOUD raspberry while licking herself. Should I be offended?

NOW I know why I don't like 'Five Guys' Fries...


Ridin' High

One At A Time

Blueberries are SO smug because they're the ONLY blue food. I say "eff 'em."


When the truth is found, to be lies...

Star Of a Story

Skyy, Can You Feel Me?


Superwoman/Where Were You Last Winter?

Friday Night Funk

You'd think after ten years of this shit I would have learned by now..

PHOTO: Some days you eat the camel, other days the camel...

I'm going to see "Wicked" tonight.

I just bought the essential country collection CD. What other best of CDs should I buy?

In case of fire, exit via the rear stairs. Watch your step......

Tine Thing Helseth

Post a joke only a child would find amusing....

Well, they confirmed it - a tornado touched down in Mechanicsburg last night.

Question for computer techies

planets and days

Was out for a drive. Almost ran over a skunk. The little guy sprayed my car grill as I slammed on

Happy 100th birthday, Vincent Price

I needed one of these when I commuted to the Boston beltway from NH...

Man it is cold right here in my apartment. Is it unseasonably cold where you are?

Protesters Angry TSA Pat Down Bill Fails to Pass

"You were on the Indianapolis?"

Here are a couple of iron-on Tshirt transfers I made for some of my trucker friends...

Sources: Edwards Considering Plea Deal

Dogs just never cease to amaze me.

Dogs just never cease to amaze me.

A REAL product: Cheeseburger in a Can, "with nearly the same quality as a McDonald's cheeseburger"

Gil Scott-Heron has died.

Edwards meets leading figure in criminal probe

Cat mom hugs baby kitten

Patriot Act Extension Signed By Obama (by machine)

Woo Hoo! Bruins going to the Stanley Cup finals.

Hillary Clinton arrives in Pakistan on surprise visit

What are you reading tonight DU? Me, I'm just about to start "The Lake of Dreams" by the

Hatch stands in way of funds for displaced workers

Questions Follow Leader of For-Profit Colleges

First lady in Bay Area in June for fundraisers

China trip by North Korean leader Kim Jong-il ends

Obama signs 4-year Patriot Act extension in France

Libyan students in America hurt by freeze on Gadhafi's assets

(French and British) Helicopters fo fly in Libya as soon as ready -NATO

G8 summit to pledge £12bn ($20bn) for Arab spring states

GOP presidential hopefuls shift on global warming

Woman to swim from Cuba to Florida 30 years after first attempt

California violent crime rate drops for 2010

Wages Poised to Rise in U.S. as Paychecks for Temps Get Bigger

R.I.P. David Mason, 85 (he played the piccolo trumpet solo on The Beatles' "Penny Lane")

The Patriot Act Flippers

Mass. Senate passes bill to curb bargaining rights

Protesters pack Cairo square (for a "second revolution") over (slow pace of) reforms

Yemeni jets 'target rival tribal group'

Italian UN soldier dies in Lebanon attack (Deadly blast hits UN vehicle in Lebanon)

Panama moves Houston pilots to prison

2 Federal Judges Appointed To Special Court That Oversees Secret Government Surveillance

U.S. Consumer Sentiment Index Unexpectedly Rises to 74.3 in Michigan Index

Main Greek opposition party rejects government plea for cross-party agreement on austerity

Ex-Blackwater chief's new army causes alarm in Persian Gulf

Authorities investigate possible links between public forces and Medellin criminal bands

Texas governor says he might run for president

Cameron and Sarkozy plan Libya visit as G8 says Gaddafi must go

N. Korea Reportedly Will Free American

Attacks kill 3 NATO personnel in south Afghanistan

Fresh fatalities as Syrians brave crackdown

U.S. contrasted 'forceful' Rae, 'meek' Ignatieff: WikiLeaks (Canadian Liberal Democrat pols)

Drug SWAT Team That Gunned Down Ex-Marine Found No Drugs

U.S. to open air detachment in Poland: White House

US-Pakistan relations 'at turning point' after killing of Bin Laden, warns Clinton

BP oil spill partly blamed for Gulf dolphin deaths

PG&E rate cuts OK'd for biggest energy users

Colo. Rep. Tipton apologizes for daughter's emails

(Florida Governor) Rick Scott vetoes record $615m from budget

House Dems send redistricting plan to Senate

London boy breaks Seven Summits record with Everest climb

Ex-Nvidia analyst admits insider trading charge

NLRB rules that display of inflatable rat balloon at secondary employer is permitted under labor law

Army report: Military has spent $32 billion since ’95 on abandoned weapons programs

Spanish protesters clash with police over clean-up

Thailand arrests American for alleged king insult

District attorney says he needed undercover video to make calf abuse case

Obama Signs Patriot Act Extension With Autopen

OAS chief travels to Honduras to welcome ousted president Zelaya

South Korean court jails four Somali pirates

Grease star Jeff Conaway dead at 60 (Was also in Taxi, Babylon 5, Celebrity Rehab)

Federal Judge Rules Corporations, Just Like People, Should Be Able To Give To Candidates

In diplomatic shift, Russia calls for Gadhafi to step down

UN calls for reclassification of many of Colombia's unidentified dead .

Gil Scott-Heron, ‘godfather of rap' who mixed poetry and politics, dead at 62

Motorcycle Rally Hosts Uneasy About Palin's Presence

David Cameron spent £680,000 of taxpayers' cash on Downing Street

Last call for Bernie Madoff's personal property, U.S. marshals says

Protesters 'shot dead' by Syrian forces

Russia agrees to mediate Gaddafi exit

Ex-IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, under house arrest, leaves NYC residence to go to doctor

Indian Workers Returning Home

Paul J. Wiedorfer, WWII Medal of Honor recipient, dies at 89

U.S. Declines to Grant Endangered Status to Bluefin Tuna

(James O'Keefe) Conservative Group Wins Nonprofit Status From I.R.S.

Abbas to push Palestinian unity government to accept Quartet demands (incl recognition of Israel)

Texas governor will consider running for president

Jury sides with Tyson Foods

Spoken-word musician Gil Scott-Heron dies in NYC

U.S. Stocks Higher as Report Shows Rise in Personal Income

Blonds only. Post a pic of a blond. Natural or otherwise.

Judge: Corporate donations ban unconstitutional

Santorum delinquent on taxes on western Pa. home

Debris from Joplin Tornado may have Traveled Record 525 Miles

Congressman questions Patriot Act "autopen" signature

WikiLeaks accused Bradley Manning 'should never have been sent to Iraq'

Satellite images show large sediment plumes from flooding

Smoking-pill suicides overlooked in missing reports

Clinton exonerates Pakistan over Osama Bin Laden

Anchor from Blackbeard ship recovered

Exclusive: Hackers breached U.S. defense contractors

Gov. Rick Scott Uses Sheriffs To Eject ‘Liberal-Looking’ People From Budget Signing Event

Top UN Official: U.S. Veto Would Block Vote On Palestinian Statehood

Leaked US cables portray worries that Jamaica could become incubator for Islamic extremism

Report Details Last Minutes of Doomed Air France Jet

Fukushima tsunami plan a single page

Top seismologist to be tried for manslaughter for failing to predict Italian earthquake that killed

In jail: Zimbabwe police sergeant who dared to use Robert Mugabe's loo

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Friday, May 27, 2011

GOP forces Senate pro-forma session, blocking Warren recess appointment

***MFM back at UMC update thread***

Medicare and Mediscares - "Yes, Paul a sore loser." (Krugman)

When a party declares intellectual bankruptcy

Morning Joe, Medicare's chief actuary estimates 15-30% of health care expenditures are wasteful.

Call FoxSNews And Demand.......

The PBS Smear Against Manning & WikiLeaks

Batshit Crazy Michele Bachmann to run for President

Social Sec. and Medicare are out of the same pot.. Medicaid is not.. there is a solution

PoS McConnell: I Won’t Agree To Raise The Debt Limit Without Medicare Cuts

Romney / Cheney, or Pawlenty / Cheney, or Palin / Cheney?

"Paul Ryan’s 'economic doctrine thing' is just nonsense."

GOP's sparse "jobs plan" draws ridicule - cranked up font and huge glossy pics to get to ten pages.

Rep. Joe Walsh goes with the racism re: Obama "Why was he elected?" "He was black"

WI-Pres: Obama has solid leads in Badger State

CNN POLL: Meet the new GOP frontrunner... Bwahahahaha...

The Big Lie That Obama Can't Lead Is Crumbling

Elizabeth Warren

How many DUers have seen this Facebook page?

Toon: Obama vs. Romney

Joe Conason: From Wisconsin to Florida, Strong Winds of Political Remorse

Which Candidate Would You Want to Have Lunch With?

New Poll: Obama Could Win Georgia In 2012

TYT Now: CA Releasing 40,000 Prisoners (plus interview w/ex-cop criticizing drug policy)

Raver Kid Reacts To Bin Laden's Death

The Last Nail - Floor Speech May 25 2011 by Rep. Ron Paul

Mike Malloy - Happy Woodall & His Free Healthcare

Thom Hartmann: Vouchers vs. Public Education...a right or a privilege?

Student protesters hospitalised in Barcelona

John Nichols on The Battle For Wisconsin: Court Strikes Down Gov. Scott Walker's Anti-Union Bill

DON'T COME BACK! Police Threaten CNN Journalist Looking For "Secret Morgue" In Joplin Missouri

Obama to Israel: Take whatever you want

Papantonio: Obama Fails on Oil Subsidies

The abandonment and destruction of classical American buildings and architecture continues unabated

Thom Hartmann: Is there a shadow Patriot Act behind the Patriot Act?

Juan Gonzalez on Obama's Plan To Make First Presidential Visit to Puerto Rico Since Kennedy

Lawrence O'Donnell on the buying of democracy by major corporations - The Last Word (May 17th, 2011)

Eli Pariser on His New Book, The Filter Bubble: What the Internet Is Hiding from You. Part 1 of 2

GOP revisionism on the auto bailout and stimulus - The Rachel Maddow Show (May 26th, 2011)

TDPS: Catholic Church Investigates Itself, Says Not at Fault for Pedophilia & Molestation

Thom Hartmann: Could the selling of pot become the next entrepreneurial boom?

Count on it, Folks: Palin IS Running

Rep. Holt Speaks Against the Patriot Act Reauthorization

US Politics of Fear

(Texas) House Floor - Rep. Thompson on Disrespect to Women - May 26, 2011

Anti Libya war protest at Buckingham Palace as Obama meets the queen

RAP NEWS 7: #Revolution spreads to America

Lawrence O'Donnell interviews former Sarah Palin aide Frank Bailey - The Last Word (May 24th, 2011)

Thom Hartmann: Brunch with Senator Bernie Sanders - May 27, 2011

Who is your least worst Repuke?

Krugman: Mooseferatu

Mitch McConnell is quoting Bill Clinton on Medicare to deflect Dem attacks on Ryan budget plan

Social Security and Medicare are not "Generational Theft"

Limbaugh Warns GOP To Goose Step To HIM, Or Else !

US Congress gives hefty bonuses amid crisis - Press TV News

Thom Hartmann: Can Texas secede from the TSA?

MSNBC w/ Cenk: Romney Wants Credit For Obama Auto Bailout?!

Chris Hedges on the work of Sheldon Wolin

Kucinich stands in opposition to renewal of the Patriot Act

Governor Removes 'Liberal Looking' Seniors from Townhall (Young Turks)

College Conspiracy

US Demands May Kill WTO Agreement

Wilkerson on Congressional Reaction to Netanyahu

Spotlight Sarah Not Invited to Rolling Thunder Rally In DC

Most Democrats want to fix, not repeal the Patriot Act.

Medicare and Mediscares (Krugman)

What the GOP and Corporate Media Are Hiding: The Public Debt Is Putting More Cash in Your Pocket

For the U.S., it's time to get out of Afghanistan

Twister's Tale

Russian President Medvedev Due to Attend Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant Inauguration Ceremony

For Obama And Medvedev, Some Cold War-Style Frost Over Missile Defense

Heaven, Texas and the Cosmic Whodunit

GOP attacks child labor laws

Unions help towns affected by tornado rampage

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr: The Last Mountain

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr: The Last Mountain

Don't Believe the hype about our national debt - Sally Kohn, USA Today

Ayn Rand U? Rich Conservatives -- Not Just the Kochs -- Buying Up Professors and Influence on Campus

Michigan recall: Our ads are running and volunteers are streaming in

A Tale of Two Sexes

Poll: One quarter of Minnesotans think Bachmann qualified to be president

Debunking our myths about Israel - BY IRA CHERNUS (Salon)

Going Rouge As seen on FaceBook

"Cruelty of Politicians"....Interview with Glenn Greenwald.

Iran Sanctions On Israeli Firm Are An Embarrassment

Karl Marx, part 8: Modernity and the privatisation of hope

White house: not deregulating, just updating

U.S. needs to atone for CIA coup in Guatemala

America's Forgotten Liberal - HHH

Why Europeans Think We're Insane. Warum glaubt Europa Amerika Sei Verrückt Geworden

Obama Poll Watch -- May, 2011

Congressman says trees are bad for the planet

Anthony Weiner Tweet-Taunts Clarence Thomas About Financial Records News Dump

Fracking comes to Ohio

Clinton's Failed Attempt to Mend U.S-Latin America Relations

Obama Shows his Hatred of Israel by Admitting Palestinians are Human

The 10 Truest Things Harry Truman Said About Republicans

Dems putting high-speed rail back on track

Weekend Economists Skool Daze, May 27-30, 2011

TYT: Townhall Republican - Take Care Of Yourself! (woman confronts rep about health care)

Kansas City area DUers - what to do and see in the KC region?

A visual reminder of why 2012 is so important:

Drumbeat: May 27, 2011

China Lures Crude From U.S. as Colombia’s Ecopetrol Targets Asia Oil Sales

FDA sued over growth-promoting antibiotic use on the farm

Garden Tour of Edible Delights

Wall St. Journal asks: How concerned are you about radiation from Japan

Dying for a cup of tea: Despite Cesium found in tea leaves, some growers ship

Christie Pulls New Jersey From 10-State Climate Initiative

Fukushima Daiichi cleanup problems continue

Typhoon Songda

Photo: A line of tornadic thunderstorms over the Midwest

Radioactive contamination found along 300-km stretch of Japan sea floor

Japan Sets Target of 20 Percent for Renewable Energy

Senior official points to doom scenario for Japanese if explosion at Fukushima occurs -WSJ

Fukushima Faces ‘Massive’ Radioactive Water Problem - Bloomberg

DIY grid-tie photovoltaics from Amazon for $10K

'Tornado Alley' reactor not fully twister-proof (xpost)

Shell Is Building the World's Largest Man-Made Floating Object

Sea level will rise a foot higher on New Jersey coast by 2050

'Shale gas will not be as important in Europe as in the US'

What Does A Melted Nuclear Core Look Like?

2012 Chevy Cruze Eco: Mileage gain, no pain USA Today (48.5 mpg Hwy in test)

Choi Supports Moscow’s Gays

Antigay Preacher in Need of a Publicist

Prince William schools fix their LGBT-blocking Internet

New Voice in Antigay Efforts

Antigay, Pro-Gay Rallies Set for Chicago

Catholic Charities Ends Adoptions Over Civil Unions

Gay Prom King and Queen Crowned in Maine. Opponents declined to comment on camera.

Lesbian Sues Sheriff Over Forced "Ex-gay" Therapy

hey, Rick- Before You Run For President, Mind SigningThat Anti-Bullying Bill?

George Harris 1967

House Passes Defense Bill Rife with Antigay Amendments

Bloomberg States Case, Emphatically and Personally, for Same-Sex Marriage

Fox news ran a 5 minute story last night on "pray the gay away"

It’s time to take back our civil liberties

Pastors Question IRS over Preaching Politics

Muslims rush to restore torched Egypt church

Tapes show Italian priest lured teenage boys for sex, paid them with cocaine

Crystal Cathedral declaring bankruptcy, enforcing sex covenant

"The Birth of Religion" - a National Geographic article.

Strange church experience from childhood:

Marshfield man who allegedly came here to kill abortion provider ordered held in custody

Hee hee hee, ha ha, ho ho

Question for Atheists:

Mormon candidates would test Bible Belt voters' political faith

Imam teaches Islam with a distinct U.S. style

NBA Finals Predictions Time!

Cleveland starts a series at Tampa Bay tonight! Go Indians!

Man dies after fall at Coors Field

Former WNBA player Margo Dydek Dies at 37

Woman to swim from Cuba to Florida 30 years after first attempt

Game 7: Bruins-Lightning

John Elway needs to get a life

The Buster Posey Drinking Game

On Israel, Harper stands alone at G8 summit

Abbas to push Palestinian unity government to accept Quartet demands (incl recognition of Israel)

Israel Allies Lobby Against U.N. Recognition Of Palestinian State

Egypt Pulls the Plug on a Failed U.S.-Israeli Gaza Strategy

Israelis See Netanyahu Trip as Diplomatic Failure

Israel struggles to stop weapons smuggling at sea

Maine State Repub Rep Incident colors weapons debate

Top ten worst cities based on crime (2010)

Can't own gun means can't own bullets CT Senate sends ban for house approval

NJ judge gives man who was kidnapped in case of mistaken identity permission to carry-a year later

Gun-etching measure passes NY Assembly

The myth that gun control is unpopular

Oh dear, Lo-Do was just scolding us about guns and Wisconsin.

Sheriff's deputies find 61 guns hidden under floorboards of San Jose apartment