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Archives: June 14, 2011

Children pay high price for cheap labour

Is anybody else craving chocolate cake?

Tim Pawlenty Had A LeBron James-Like Performance

Obama Suggests Weiner Resign

Right wing clown David Zurawik: Olbermann is reckless, rude, and paranoid

Judge: No expulsion for kindergarten touching

Ten Commandments of the Republican Party

ACLU: FBI guideline proposals open door 'to all kinds of abuses'

Anthony Weiner's favorite song was this folk song from 1895 with really beautiful lyrics.

Does anyone have the courage to see what the Pubs are

My vote for President in 2012

Goodyear Blimp goes down, pilot lost

Goodyear Blimp goes down, pilot lost

Activists cry foul over FBI probe

Feds Calling Witnesses Before Secret Grand Jury Probing CIA Abuses

Feds Calling Witnesses Before Secret Grand Jury Probing CIA Abuses

US Army abandons 'impractical' black berets

Boston archdiocese forces cancellation of mass meant to welcome teh gay.

‘Paula Brooks,’ editor of ‘Lez Get Real,’ also a man

Weiner has support from his constituents. He has good politics. The Democrats don't want him.

Wisconsin: Republicans redistricting to protect Sean (can't live on $174k) Duffy.

Republicans must be challenged ...

The rethug's ultimate plan to bring manufacturing jobs back to the US

Six more Tepco staff exposed beyond limit

Forest Europe summit to shape future policy on how woodlands are managed

Spider-Man producer Laura Ziskin dies

What I gathered from tonight's rethug debate

"...all of them are hugely unpopular in their home state..."

NY lawyers: Affair with boss led to inside trades

Things I took away from the GOP debate.

Juan Cole: Under Punitive Israeli Blockade, Gaza Unemployment among Worst in World: UN

Juan Cole: Under Punitive Israeli Blockade, Gaza Unemployment among Worst in World: UN

US Congress votes against Libya funding

Maine can be proud of Chellie Pingree

Did anyone catch Bachmann refer to the 10th Amendment as the "10th Commandment"?

Italians Vote to Abandon Nuclear Energy

Did Sarah Palin know who Ronald Reagan was before 2008?

Secret US and Afghanistan Talks Could See Troops Stay for Decades

Eyeing the 2012 Race, Obama’s Top Regulator Cozies Up to Business

MoJo edits out key part of Obama's interview with Ann Curry

Gunmen, suicide bombers storm Iraq council building

Cops: Woman tries to hire hit man on Facebook

Revamping the WPA

Libyan rebels face setback after refinery hit

Kucinich to Secretary Clinton: Africa is Not an Imperial Holding of the United States

Cesium-134 reappears in test results of Bay Area milk

US military: 2 US soldiers killed in southern Iraq

Liberty we got (just listen to the wingnuts). Freedom? Uh, not so much.

High Level of Toxins in Water at Japan Plant Raises Risks

he Revolution Will Not Be Deactualized

Death by Budget Cut: Why Conservatives and Some Dems Have Blood on Their Hands

LulzSec says it hacked U.S. Senate website and Bethesda gaming servers

(Tunisia's) Ben Ali to face trial in absentia

U.S. Department of Labor fines California farm labor firms for unsafe conditions, wage violations

GLAAD’s Troup Coronado Helped Put Bush Judges On the Bench

Trolls Confirm: It's Rick Perry

How to Steal $6.6 Billion and Not Get Caught

Toon: After Ten years...

Toon: Don't you start gettin' all ethical on me!

Gridlocking the Lives of the Jobless - EJ Dionne

House approves Weiner's request for a leave of absence.

Toon "Please don't Google 'Santorum' "

1 in 4 State Legislators Lack College Degrees

1 in 4 State Legislators Lack College Degrees

How many people did you see open carrying guns at the debate last night?

How many people did you see open carrying guns at the debate last night?

About one month of Palin's emails are missing from documents

About one month of Palin's emails are missing from documents

The utility said the amounts of the detected plutonium are too small to pose risk to human health

The utility said the amounts of the detected plutonium are too small to pose risk to human health

What time is the Obama speech from Puerto Rico?

W*in*r accounted for 17% of all news coverage last week

Reich: The Recovery’s False Glow Is Fading

Flashback: 'Iraq was awash in cash. We played football with bricks of $100 bills'

Anyone ever watch Adam vs the Man on RT?

And you thought the summer camp in "Meatballs" was crazy........

The BP Gulf Oil Spill Didn't Freak Me Out The Way Fukushima Reactor Meldown/throughs Have

Radioactive material in sludge found at 16 of 22 prefectures checked

Karzai: Afghanistan, US Discussing Post-2014 Security Arrangements

Karzai: Afghanistan, US Discussing Post-2014 Security Arrangements

Senate to vote on repealing ethanol tax credits

Clarence Thomas takes hard line on defendants

Wis. GOP’s Fake ‘Democrats’ To Cost Taxpayers More Than $400K

Katrina vanden Heuvel: Around the Globe, US Military Bases Generate Resentment, Not Security

Big rally today in Madison WI

Did anyone here know Buddy Holly personally?

NY Post: Obama Beats Weiner

Questioning Awaits NJ Police Superintendent Over Gov. Christie’s Use Of State Choppers

"We Starved the Beast"

Why is there no 'Arab Spring' in Iraq and Afghanistan?

This is proof that the military ops budget is out of control:

This is proof that the military ops budget is out of control:

neocon propagandist floats ridiculous lie about Weiner

If Obama were to load up eight billion dollars in palletized hundred dollar bills

Expense of fake Democrats in primaries will top $400,000

Danziger on the future of warfare

Hedges -- No Justice in Kafka’s America

Tea Party Steeped in Debt After Trump Rally

Tea Party Steeped in Debt After Trump Rally

Snort (sports toon)

Wild theft from the public treasury, unabashedly and out in the open: example - Chris Christie

"...Republican behavior doesn't justify us..."

Sexual Puritanism and Empire: Sex, Shame, and Military Might

Sexual Puritanism and Empire: Sex, Shame, and Military Might

Fukushima City to give children radiation dosimeters...in September.

Boehner piles on Weiner

Running to the left/right in the primaries and the center during the general, today vs. the past

10 States Where Abortion Is Virtually Illegal for Some Women

But we caaaaaaannnnn't. The whine of the why we can't to do things.

Philadelphia Foreclosure Relief Program Finds Success As Homeowners Meet Lenders

Gingrich's Charity Paid Money to Gingrich's Business

IBM computer Watson won the Webby award for Person Of The Year

House Republicans Cut Food Assistance For Low-Income Families While Protecting Azaleas and others

Ryan waxes progressive in Medicare pitch at Fluno Center

Hightower - The GOP's Medicare Lies

FL Gov Rick Scott and GOP Legislature repeal law requiring background checks for port workers.

Gingrich's Charity Paid Money to Gingrich's Business

Toon- A picture is worth a thousand words

A very interesting moment in last night's GOP debate

Look at the camera, Michelle. Over here. No, over here.

Look at the camera, Michelle. Over here. No, over here.

Florida Republican: "I see hardly any independent thinking occurring among our elected officials. "

Gingrich's Charity Paid Money to Gingrich's Business

Debbie Wasserman-Schultz ACU Rating 0.67. Kucinich ACU rating: 9.07

Reports of Weiner sightings starting to trickle in from across the USA.

So Man on Dog Santorum firmly believes abortion doctors

Move over Judy Guiliani, there's a new worst republican candidate wife out there!!

Dictatorial Weasel Rep. Robin Vos (WI):-You Need Vouchers Damn It!!

Media pretends GOPathological liars have "debate", LOL

Media pretends GOPathological liars have "debate", LOL

American tourists on 'conversion drive' asked to leave

The Entire Problem With the Economy in One Chart

Tracy Morgan to return to Tenn. with GLAAD

Tracy Morgan to return to Tenn. with GLAAD

Top Ten Things Anthony Weiner has Said that are Worse than Sexting

Tea Party Summer Camp For Kids: "Government cannot force me to be charitable."

Kiss on Alleged Mobster's Lips Intrigues Italy

How it all started

GOP Funding Bill Cuts Assistance To Low-Income Women...

Something is really screwed up about Tennessee (a personal story, long)

Observer UK: Explosion in jellyfish numbers may lead to ecological disaster, warn scientists

Japan: rabbit with no ears born close to Fukushima nuclear plant

HELLO CLEVELAND! Herman Cain Thinks Indonesia is Kenya.

HELLO CLEVELAND! Herman Cain Thinks Indonesia is Kenya.

in my life - the biggest scandal of all

Now you too can get an "anatomically correct" Anthony Weiner doll...

Notice the media pushing the meme that the unemployment rate is proof Obama can't win re-election?

Solidarity against Powerful Enemies Is a Sine Qua Non

New Genetic Technique Converts Skin Cells Into Brain Cells

OMG!

England’s Example Of A Medical Horror Show: America

Wisconsin: Motorcyclist dies in collision with wolf.

Debt Ceiling Charade: Why Are Republicans Voting Against America's Interests?

I miss JeffR and the Duzy awards

The debt ceiling was raised in 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, and twice in 2008

The debt ceiling was raised in 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, and twice in 2008

It's about time we called the GOP for the treasonous scum they are

(video) GOP Candidates Call For Massive Deregulation, Dismantling Of Health, Worker and Consumer

What does he mean? Sam Brownback's WWII Values

NASA Press Announcement Today: Major Drop in Solar Activity Predicted

DU a FB page trying to fix Man on Dog's google problem

The Republican recession vs. the Democratic recovery

Thousands protesting inside and outside the Capitol. Solidarity sing along going on.

If your friend were in the hospital for a mental breakdown, would you tell him to quit his job?

Robert Reich: The Stalled Recovery, Smoke and Mirrors, and the Carnage on the Street

Modern Monetary Theory: The Last Progressive Left Standing

Massive Protest Expected in the Face of Wisconsin's "Extraordinary Session" - DailyKos

Weiner needs to go

Allen West behind bars.

That "Hopey Changey" thing...

British fear 'American-style' healthcare system

TV host Montel Williams to open medical marijuana dispensary

Tea Party Congressman Drowns American Flag

Good article explaining how twitter's dms etc work - for others like me who never tweet

FDA Warns Kellogg Over Listeria in GA Plant

Actual CNN headline: "Wingnut debt ceiling demands"

What religion do you identify with, if any?

What religion do you identify with, if any?

Republican want regression with DADT.

Boehner Hit With Ethics Complaint For Pursuing Defense Of DOMA

No word from the right on debate???

The EU celebrates the 26th anniversary of Schengen Agreement

Senate defeats measure to eliminate ethanol tax break

Group: Boehner broke the law by spending $500,000 to defend DOMA

Gold to Reach $5,000 Due to Supply Shortage

The debt ceiling

Madison Rally 6-14-2011 (dialup warning) lots of pics

SF: Arbitrator imposes contract rejected by Muni workers

Arnold's Mistress Speaks! Calls Him 'A Good Man'

Also On The Agenda From The WI Rightwing Republicans (Being Discussed In The WI Senate As I Post)

Everytime I hear someone say "Well I'm not going to be politically correct so..."

Rand Paul's headstomping goon gets a slap on the wrist... fine+probation

Survey: U.S. trails in equal legal treatment of citizens

GOP 2012ers have health care skeletons

Anybody got anything on Agenda 21 debunking?...

Any news on debt ceiling negotiations?

Glenn Beck's middle name is Lee, so shouldn't Glenn Beck TV (GBTV) really be ...

New York Senate one vote away from passing marriage equality.

A lifetime of sexual weiner jokes could very well have desensitized Anthony Weiner in regards to

The GOP Health Care Assault On Planned Parenthood Exposes The Hypocrisy Of The Pro-Life Movement

Judge Walker's Prop 8 ruling upheld: here's what happens next.

Marco Rubio's first Senate speech invokes 'New American Century'

"Let's not take the shine away from his performance last night" so

Some input from a lifelong democrat from the other end of my state.

David Korten: Mapping Uncharted Economic Waters

Pulled Wash Times article: Huma Abedin married Anthony Weiner as part of Soros-Shariah conspiracy

GOP debate: Long on finger pointing, short on new ideas for creating jobs

Gay judge's same-sex marriage ruling upheld

Police: Sex offender dies of a suspected heart attack while raping elderly woman

Just heard on local news: WI court upheld limiting bargaining rights for state workers.

Gay advocacy group threatens public protest over men's eviction from Hazard pool

What Paul Ryan Won't Tell You: Private Insurance Rations Health Care

Pennsylvania teacher Cheryl Bremble suspended for allegedly giving female student a vibrator

Pennsylvania teacher Cheryl Bremble suspended for allegedly giving female student a vibrator

Rebecca Forest: Tea Party Leader Tells Austin Rally There's Too Many Hispanics in Legislature

The Rude Pundit: Random Observations on Last Night's Republican Panderthon

Wealthy guy who bought his way out of prison in Florida reports to Stateville Correctional Center

So

Fox Business: Obama guests are "hoods in the hizzy"

Does anyone really think the USA public is going to "rise up" to put a stop to this madness?

iPhone app creator criticized for effect named after the N-word

Poll Finds Little Support for GOP Plan to Privatize Medicare

Have you seen Weiner's facebook page?

Proposal To Protect Retirees' Nest Eggs Becomes Latest Lobbying Flashpoint

MMMMMMM...FDA: Chicken with "too tiny to be dangerous" amounts of arsenic

Pawlenty panned, Bachmann boosted

The Slippery Slope on Civil Liberties in Action - FDL

Dear Republicans: Make ya a deal . . .

What if he had sent pics of himself wearing various funny hats?

Border Control vs. Cleaning Up Wall Street

Screw the State of California (supreme incompetence)

Arkansas legislators lag nation in college experience

2 steps forward, 1 back in the courts

TERRORIST WATCH: Flag-waving terrorist Rep. Allen West DISRESPECTS flag by taking it under water.

Diane Sawyer just reported on that Huntsman will be running for the R nomination.

Places to go .....

Andrew Cuomo Sends NY Gay Marriage Bill To State Legislature

I saw the most amazing thing today!

Alaska investigates apparent gap in Palin emails

Barking Dogs

What Say All Us Boomers Retire ASAP And Then See What Happens...

Took over 2 months after it occurred for newspapers and TV here to begin using the word "meltdown"

just saw this....the very thought is frightening as hell

Local officials saying no to restarting nuclear reactors (JAPAN)

Mexican Gangsters Allegedly Arranging Fights to the Death for Entertainment

LOL !!! - 'House Republicans And U.S. Chamber Team Up To Weaken Anti-Bribery Law' - TPMMuckraker

Last night's debate was not safe for middle class audiences

I am depending more and more upon my inner stillness these days...

Self-deleted by member

Fox host forced to apologise after on-air tirade about Obama's 'hoodlum in the hizzouse' Read more:

I need a list.

Cenk just smacked down the person from No Labels and her "Bipartisanship"

Dan Rather Reports: Guest worker visas (think H-1Bs) and their continuing abuses - 8&11pm ET

So I guess Democrats can be just as puritanical and anti-sexual as the Republicans

2005 CitiGroup Memos discuss the "Plutonomy Class"

Delete Dupe

Viewer Poll on Republican Debate: 25% Undecided, 75% Unconscious

Belgium’s Flemings push for own free state; right-wing politicians move to split country

KC man accused of stealing computers from tornado-damaged Joplin school

Insomnia: Can't sleep? Try cooling your brain

Boast-busters: Those who hunt and expose fake Navy SEALs are busier than ever

The Rules of BACON!

Everyone knows Palin is going to run for President.

Some Things Michele Bachmann Probably Doesn't Know About The EPA

George Snuffleupagus just covered O'Reilly in wet smoochies over Bachmann

780-year-old religious relic of the patron saint of lost causes and missing objects stolen

Q: I forwarded this ad to a friend in Tennessee. How many years do you think I'll get?

Coburn takes a pass on Weiner

Oh My! Keith Olbermann just ran an ad on M$NBComcast

Blood, shattered glass and corn dogs

Protesters decry Supreme Court decision, Union leaders in WI fired up to help in recall efforts

Coals to Newcastle: American company exporting chopsticks to China

Sacramento Poll on gay marriage needs some DU love

Viagra, Cialis, The Weiner, And The Clenis...

Group: Boehner broke the law by spending $500,000 to defend DOMA

Ok... I Have To Vomit Now... Bobby Kennedy ???

Weiner should resign--

The Single Prayer Alternative

Romney Jokes That Waitresses Grabbed His Butt (VIDEO)

Corporate Lobbyists Get What They Paid For From Wisconsin Justice David Prosser

Here is a poll for you

Glasgow Village exemplifies trend of vanishing homeowners

Obama's advice to Congressman Weiner

Is this for real? Wiener is quitting so he can run for President?

bachmann is the looney that called for an investigation of democratic congresspersons

Ayn Rand’s ‘Death of the Soul of Capitalism’: Self-destructive narcissists are sabotaging Adam Smith

The Secret History of Iraq’s Invisible War

Rachel has the scoop on Romney's illegal voting

Crazy alert: Undersea explorer intends to find Bin Laden's corpse & make documentary of the search

Thoughts after watching last night's debate. (found online)

Arizona's Precious Knowledge: Blockbuster New Film Chronicles Ethnic Studies Battle

The GOP Debate

Ironic... Today Is Wisconsin's "Fighting Bob" La Follette's Birthday...

What was advertised on the Orally Factor tonight?

OK, which one of you perverts went to Austrialia and gave the Koalas Chlamydia?

ACLU: Livonia's medical marijuana ban violates (Michigan) state law

Radioactive whales caught 650 kilometres north-east of a damaged nuclear plant

shut wisconsin down

Sikhs offer reward in alleged anti-gay attack in Elk Grove

Eritrea: Volcano Disrupts Ethiopia's Flights and Cuts Short Clinton's Trip

Photo of the Day (JAPAN)

Report: Many weapons used by Mexican drug gangs originate in U.S.

Are these right-wing groups racist and sexist? Just try to stomach this new campaign ad in CA-36

The perfect job for Luke Russert would be press secretary to George and Barbara's dumbest child.

Supreme Court Has To Rule Having Sex With American Flag Protected Under First Amendment

Bill would make immigration E-Verify mandatory

Why was STEPHANOPOULIS doing on Faux? & who buys CHRISTIE as family-First?!1

After The Supreme Court Ruling In WI: 'Hands Around the Capitol: We Shall Overcome' (Video)

So when the Democratic Party goes Full-tilt DLC, what will you do?

Ethiopia Rolls Out Red Carpet for Saudi investors

Ethiopia Rolls Out Red Carpet for Saudi investors

Ed leads with WI!

Definitely a must see video

Dine with WikiLeaks’ Assange for only $575 (and counting)

Wait... What? The House voted to defund our involvement in Libya.

Not one ReTHUG mentioned the middle class or the

Question for DU'ers living in red states

Wait a minute: We're attacking Bachmann for taking in foster kids?

Honest Question… Are any of Bachmann's foster kids minorities?

RealtyTrac's Sharga sees no housing recovery before 2015

Coalition Emerges to Oppose Internet Censorship Bill

Editor of US lesbian news site revealed to be a man

How much is the DLC paying you?

Nightline now: Gingrich for profit exposed

I beat up on FactCheck the other day becuse of distortions, and now I

Newt in big trouble. Watch Anderson Cooper 360. Apparently his charity was

Newt in big trouble. Watch Anderson Cooper 360. Apparently his charity was

Abolish the Imperial Project

Mandatory Tuesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

Well, Scott Walker got what he wanted.

I have the Weinergate Solution! He needs to post more pictures

I'm not sure how long it takes to recover from a depression/recession that was a decade...

Canada: Parliament votes to extend military mission in Libya

SiCKO’s 4th Anniversary – Heaven Can Wait, Wall Street Needs a Protest

it is NOT about Anthony Weiner.

I didn't know Ayn Rand stood in the Oval Office with Greenspan when he took his first oath.

Is it me, or are progressives disproportionately "removed" from their posts...

If Weiner had a "R" next to his name every one of us would demand that he resign

FBI expands agents’ investigative power (agents will no longer need reason/case to spy/search data)

Honey, I tanned the kids

Don't Be Distracted by Weinergate: The Scandalous "Judicial Insider Trading" of Justice Clarence Tho

In Case You Missed This... 'What Wisconsin's Governor Is Really Threatening' - Salon (Feb)

I think Coburn has found an ounce of sanity. He's slamming Norquist.

Obama: It’s ‘nonsense’ I’m calm about state of economy

Obama: It’s ‘nonsense’ I’m calm about state of economy

DUzy's, 2008: "response #6 by blondeatlast:"

Fearing radiation, family quits Japan

A Salute to fine :sarcasm: A Letter to the Editor in my Paper today

George Soros has wrecked economies around the World or so my repub neighbor claims, while also

Seattle.....Space Needle will raise rainbow flag – for a price

Minnesota Rep. – Unions are ‘communist’

The shit they do. ALL OF THEM.

Romney to flood and tornado victims: "Suck it". What a damn chode!

The Next Mini Ice Age?

The Next Mini Ice Age?

Man dies while raping elderly South Texas woman

Boehner cries at OSU graduation.

Feds Calling Witnesses Before Secret Grand Jury Probing (Bush Era) CIA Abuses

DISGUSTING! Fred Phelps is going to be in my area this Saturday...

DISGUSTING! Fred Phelps is going to be in my area this Saturday...

Top 6 Health Care Myths From Yesterday’s Republican Presidential Debate…In One Minute

Marie Callender's filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.....2500 Jobs Gone..

Rep McCarthy (NY) : Weiner might resign in a couple of days

The cost of this congressional perk is a national security secret apparently.

No one should underestimate Palin or Bachmann.

No one should underestimate Palin or Bachmann.

"Bosses imperil cleanup at Hanford" - nuclear safety issues

I'm taking care of two dogs for a friend, one is going to be put to sleep tomorrow,

Regarding a comment by Rachel Maddow last night...

The Republican Presidential contenders are, to the last one, total fucking insane lunatics.

When is the last time you cared whether your boss was having an affair?

Why isn't Obama ATTACKING the GOP?

New from Mattel: Tramp Stamp Barbie

Sex Rehab for Weiner? How Sexual Addiction Treatment Works ~ Robert Weiss

Florida Tea party group offers summer camp for kids: 'Government cannot force me to be charitable.'

GOP Debate: Newt Gingrich's Comparison of Muslims and Nazis Sparks Outrage

For DUers unaware, Gay people are not protected under the law & can be legally discriminated against

Want to see some facts about Reagan that will make your GOP acquaintances heads explode?

Fukushima Updates June 14

Do you view the Congress as more honorable than the average American?

Dem Rep: 'Let's Get Mad,' And Tell Obama To 'Get Off Of His Butt'

Toon- Newt's latest divorce...

Homophobic Men Most Aroused by Gay Male Porn

Homophobic Men Most Aroused by Gay Male Porn

It is the PHOTOGRAPH standard now. But for the pics, the Wiener story would already be dead.

Corporate America Is Hoarding Tons of Cash: Why In the World Would Obama Think About Giving Them Mor

Ayn Rand's Poison: GOP Faces Backlash for Their Obsessive Worship of a Psycho

It took a week, I'm back

yesterday was Paul Lynde's birthday...

There should be an I.Q. test for criminals. Come and see the dumb.

Greenwald: Yet Another Illegal War - Now in Yemen (Obama vindicating John Yoo?)

Willie Horton. On Steroids.

Join the Movement to Get Keith on Cablevision

Join the Movement to Get Keith on Cablevision

Workers' Share of National Income Plummets to Record Low

Why Is Norway the Best Place to Be a Mother and the U.S. the Worst? Abortion Access

Best Anti-Republican Songs

Cable worried about poverty, not Netflix

Nine Things That Will Disappear In Our Lifetime.......

Police In FL, WI, OH, NY Turning Away From GOP

I'd Like To Thank WI Supreme Court Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson... You Might Want To Read This..

New Wiener pic released! It just gets worse.... :-(

HOLY SHIT...WHAT THE FUCK...AND...

President Bush: "If I were Senator Craig, I would resign."

Did Brett Favre have to resign?

Defunding the Libyan war - congrats Rep Sherman

A silent toast to blondeatlast, she shall be missed. She will not be forgotten.

When you grow up you will fall in love and get married.

Robert Reich on Obama's "Jobs council": enough with the fluff

B-17 catches fire, crashes into Illinois cornfield

Fukushima Radiation Data Quarantined by Governments of Japan and the United States. Why?

Grammar nazis: O'Really just said Obama used the wrong grammar in his NBC interview

A thrilling tale of bicycle revenge

Animation of the future construction of the arch that will encase Chernobyl.

Rescind Obama's "Transparency Award" Now!

Robert Reich connects the dots on the economy.

CIA Plans (Major Expansion of)Yemen Drone Strikes

CIA plans drone strike campaign in Yemen

Thanks to Jamie Oliver, LA Unified Schools Ban "Flavored" Milk

I think there is a disconnect between those Democrats...

The Rise of Talibangelicals - Republical Debate

Socialism: The ONLY thing that will save our economy

Some of you people infuriate me. (Go ahead...give this thread a chance)

Been here since 2004. Don't post a lot here anymore. But wanted to for blondeatlast

The True Cost of Tomatoes

Do more on jobs, Dems tell Obama. Harkin concerned about Obama's approach on jobs.

Conan:Republican nominees obsessed with kids.

11-year-old's poem of loss and hope gives courage to disaster survivors (JAPAN)

Rep. McCarthy: Weiner could resign this week

Prediction: Anthony Weiner will emerge from this more effective than ever

grocery store frustration

Is industry conspiring to defeat President Obama

Join JoAnne Kloppenburg on June 28 (no appeal she ran out of $)

Join JoAnne Kloppenburg on June 28 (no appeal she ran out of $)

Confessions of a Nuclear Power Safety Expert

Gay Men Kicked Out of Public Pool in Kentucky and Official Cites 'The Bible' as Reason

1000s of Macy's Employees to Strike at Midnight; Co. wants to Pay Less as it Makes record profits

Juan Cole: Libya not a War for Oil (American oil companies lobbied on behalf of Qaddafi)

Juan Cole: Libya not a War for Oil (American oil companies lobbied on behalf of Qaddafi)

$2,000 in 30 days

Dan Choi trial date set: first to be tried for White House protest since 1917

Seriously, after last night's freak show, you think that any Republican candidate has a chance?

I'd like to hear from Michelle Bachman's foster kids

Updated: Uh Oh... WI Supreme Court Has Just Ruled For Walker On Collective Bargaining...

I'm Sorry, Just Can't Help Myself; Pics of My Weiner... (Pic Heavy)

Michelle Bachmann's Baby Farm.

When It Comes to Abortion, Norway and the United States Are on Different Planets

The secret (of Fukushima fallout) is in the tea leaves. Or, more accurately, where the tea is grown:

We received some sad news last night. DU member blondeatlast has passed away.

A million threads about weiners...

Reality is Arbitrary

Duplication is not a myth

There was a thread today that contained a list of insults and I can't find it.

Anthony Weiner's favorite song was this folk song from 1895 with really beautiful lyrics.

Read this if you like orgasms

My vote for President in 2012

I can just imagine what BRIG GEN Jack D. Ripper would say were he alive today...

The Sherlock Holmes award.....

I sawed a fox.

Read this if you like organisms

ROFL. Heavy Metal Cats. "I can has cheeseburger. I can has your SOUL..."

Is anybody else craving chocolate cake?

"And every single meeting with his so-called superior is a humiliating kick in the crotch..."

"Bare ass" is the phrase for today. Modify a thread title to include "bare ass".

"Woh woh woh oh, woh woh woh oh...Woh woh woh oh, woh woh woh oh..."

Thinking of switching to GREEDO

ROFL ROFL ROFL

O-69

The 1982 Tron film was based on a really stupid premise. They updated it for the 2010 movie.

Don't Stop

Check in here if you love Cherrios!!

Check in here if you love Cherries!!

Check in here if you like rogue chickens! Our neighborhood has eight and...

Top Gear fans! You must choose one and only one!

Just watched "True Grit"...

The Dalai Lama walks into a pizza shop...

Since Gov. Kasich made me an honorary citizen of Ohio

2 points/questions about the kid with the soprano voice

Post here your favorite fictional TV/Movie bands

Black Swan Interpretation – SPOILERS

If you could only choose between these two choices...

NON-STOP TAC NAYN!!!!!!!!

Just posting to see how its going out there.

Tragedy: Wedding between Hugh Hefner and Crystal Harris is OFF

Co-sleeping with your baby -- neglect no matter what?

What statement was this artist trying to make?

Who loves interior designing?

Did you miss me? Home from vacation

Check in here if you love Cheerios!!

Max B weighs in on the Weiner thing

Are you Sugar Free, Low Cal or Regular?

Are you Sugar Free, Low Cal or Regular?

FOOD PORN 06-14-11: "The Phyllis Sandwich" (avocado, cream cheese, egg)

damn prices for everything up

Finally saw "Che" movie last night on Netflix. A Must See.

just got back from burying a two year old..yet another funeral

when was the last time you (or anyone) cleaned the baseboards in your abode?

Weiner needs to go

You matter to me.

Sad news here in Sheboygan...

Are there any unusual things that you like to follow?

All time best second bananas?

Man smoking pot in drive-through didn’t notice cop car directly behind him

BMW drifts through concrete walls

The 50 Best Sci-Fi Movies

Robert Redford -- You screwed the pooch

"She's married now, or engaged, or something...so I'm told..."

Anyone here ever hang out in any rough bars?

***SPOILER ALERT*****:Game of Thrones' Sean Bean Stabbed

2 ex-judges, lawyer back to prison in Miss scheme

Japan: rabbit with no ears born close to Fukushima nuclear plant

US Army abandons 'impractical' black berets

I'm so sad about Blondeatlast

Survey: U.S. trails in equal legal treatment of citizens

NY lawyers: Affair with boss led to inside trades

Activists cry foul over FBI probe

Voters batter Berlusconi again in law referendums

Gaza jobless rate at 45%, five years after full blockade imposed

Navy chief: Britain cannot keep up its role in Libya air war due to cuts

BofA May Post Added $27 Billion in Housing Losses, Sanford Bernstein Says

Is anyone here a victim of "vanity sizing"?

Cartel corruption reaches into the ranks of U.S. border agents, officials say

House passes another Libya rebuke of Obama

New Hampshire Debate: Mitt Romney Untouched By Rivals, Goes On Offense Against Obama

Canada backs Libyan opposition as MPs debate mission; National Transitional Council recognized

Asian bishops to confront sex abuse

Feds Calling Witnesses Before Secret Grand Jury Probing (Bush Era) CIA Abuses

AP Exclusive: Somali soldier describes killing al-Qaida operative, FBI most-wanted

Huntsman getting into GOP race

Halliburton rape case heads to trial

House panel approves defense bill, imposes limits on aid to Pakistan

TV host Montel Williams to open medical marijuana dispensary

Rep. McCarthy: Weiner could resign this week

IG says NRC chief ‘wrong’ to mislead colleagues on bid to stop work on proposed nuke dump

Families say Guantanamo 'suicides' were killings

Roy McDonald is 31st vote for same-sex marriage (NY)

Aarrgghh!! I really need a tripod and can't find one anywhere

Saudi prince's planned compound referred to district attorney by L.A. city attorney

Editor of US lesbian news site revealed to be a man

Mexican president under fire after tycoon's release

Ex-Blackwater guard sentenced to 37 months for Afghan’s death

Obama visits a sharply divided Puerto Rico

Two U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq

Judge rules Righthaven lacks standing to sue, threatens sanctions over misrepresentations

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Yemen president has throat problem

Filing deadline for 6 Wisconsin recall elections

Prop. 8 ruling: gay judge didn't need to recuse himself

Cable worried about poverty, not Netflix

Senate shoots down proposal to end ethanol subsidies

U.S. Senate votes to continue ethanol subsidy

Chancellor to call for retail banks to be ring-fenced

Arab League issues first condemnation of Syria violence (Arab states "angry & actively monitoring")

High Hopes at Miracle-Gro in Medical Marijuana Field

High Hopes at Miracle-Gro in Medical Marijuana Field

Florida teenager charged with killing British pair 'confessed to cellmate'

DCCC Demands GOP Condemn What Could Be Most Racist/Sexist Ad Ever

Gulf 'Dead Zone' This Year Predicted To Be Largest In History

'Armed and extremely dangerous' ex-militia leader hunted after Mont. shootout

Same-Sex Marriage Within One Vote of Passage in NY

Boeing to cut 225 jobs at its Kansas defense plant

Boeing to cut 225 jobs at its Kansas defense plant

Boeing to cut 225 jobs at its Kansas defense plant

Alaska investigates apparent gap in Palin emails

Arab League issues first condemnation of Syria violence

CREW files ethics complaint against Speaker John Boehner for Violating Spending Laws to Defend DOMA

Gay judge's same-sex marriage ruling upheld

Senate committee approves CIA Director Panetta to succeed Gates as secretary of defense

Senate committee approves CIA Director Panetta to succeed Gates as secretary of defense

Libyan bombing alone will not budge Gaddafi, UK officials warn

Wildfire Is Now the Largest in Arizona’s History

High court spurns atheist's 'under God' challenge (Michael Newdow)

Senate Democrats: We Will Not Let GOP Cut Medicare

Report: Many weapons (70%) used by Mexican drug gangs originate in U.S.

Recommended Regional Food Dishes to try

Retail Sales Dip For The First Time In 11 Months

Lockheed Martin space unit to cut about 1,200 jobs

FDA cracks down on sunscreens

Bahrain to sue (Britain's) Independent newspaper over articles (singling out Robert Fisk)

Judge rules Righthaven lacks standing to sue (DU), threatens sanctions over misrepresentations

NY's top Catholic officials seek to halt Senate vote on legalizing gay marriage

Bloomberg: Comcast is already violating conditions of NBCU merger

34,000 children in Fukushima to get dosimeters

Pakistan Arrests C.I.A. Informants in Bin Laden Raid

Newt Gingrich Charity Paid Cash To Gingrich For-Profit Business

Middle school boys charged in alleged rape attempt

Social Security makes $8B in improper payments in 2009, including $6.5B in overpayments

U.S. Students Remain Poor at History, Tests Show

State warns half a million Minnesotans they could lose government benefits

Supreme Court reinstates collective bargaining law

John Boehner invokes War Powers Act

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Political cartoonist Tom Toles nails the Republican today

Toon: but all things considered...

PHOTO: President Obama visits Puerto Rico today--first presidential visit since JFK's, 50 years ago

Hey Tea Party! 'Liberal' Mitt Romney got the nod for the nomination last night.

A radical experiment in empathy

Ron Paul chooses Canadian company product over American company product in debate.

CLARENCE THOMAS needs to RESIGN IMMEDIATELY

Congressman Keith Ellison: I'm not saying anything about Wieners problem he's a friend of minds

Has anyone else noticed Bill O'Reilly has been acting unusually

Political Wire on 'Romney's confidence'

another set of "liberal" pooh-bahs sell out to Obama

Michele Bachmann's 'absolutely amazing' view of history

3 reasons why Republican candidate arguments don't make any sense

John King was HORRIBLE!!! as the debate moderator

Senate votes today on Coburn's amendment to eliminate ethanol subsidy

Every single Rethug at the CNN love in/debate - an outright liar.

NYT: It's past time for President Obama to take off the gloves

Romney/ Bachmann 2012?

TPM: Chart Of The Day: For American Workers, No Economic Recovery

Fred Karger On Rachel Right Now.....

Jon Huntsman to announce run for presidency next Tues

President Obama: If I Were In Weiner’s Shoes ‘I Would Resign’

Republican Jon Huntsman Big 2012 Problem — Barack Obama

Why do so few straight people vote Democratic?

AFL-CIO's Trumka Calls for Labor Movement Separate from Parties: 'I've Had a Snootful of This Shit!'

Pawlenty: Medicare is not financially solvent. FACT: Medicare is fully solvent until 2024.

Aquatic Clown

Tell Congress: Hands Off Unemployment Insurance Benefits!

EPI: Administration’s focus on job creation a good one

The Rude Pundit: Tim Pawlenty is a little bitch

President Obama: My family is fine with ONE TERM

Can we put down the stick we are poking each other in the eye with.. 2012 is almost here

I didn't see one African American in that audiance last night

Best news of the day: "Minn. US Rep. Bachmann says she won't seek re-election to Congress"

Lets try looking at this in a different perspective. President Obama lost the 2008 election.

What has Obama done to help, protect, and expand the rights of the LGBT community?!

OH GOD!! now Rick Perry is going to be the savor of the rethugs

Every Republican candidate is a compulsive liar & there is a reason for that.

Obama: ‘There are days where I say one term is enough’

Obama: 'We don't have enough engineers'

Democratic Politicians should be made to attend Boot Camp, with Bernie Sanders as the Drill Sergent

Finding Sustaining Solutions by Reclaiming the Global Common

TDPS: Hypocrisy of fake "supporting the troops," Delta Airlines perfect example TRANSCRIPT

Where Do The Bullets Go?

TRMS:Rachel Discusses CNN GOP Debate

Mike Papantonio and Eric Bolling Spar Over Job Creation

Introducing: Speakout for Good Jobs Now! Rebuild The American Dream

Thom Hartmann: Read my lips: ''no more tax breaks''

Snuggly & Otto Pen

"Hoods in the Hizzy" feat. Eric Bolling, FOX's Premier Race-Baiter

Are We. Short film - choice between alternate political, social, personal, and economic trajectories

Papantonio: GOP Digs Their Own Grave With Pathetic Candidates

Thom Hartmann: To be a follower of Ayn Rand - is it necessary to be an atheist?

Thom Hartmann: The Good. The Bad and the very insatiably Ugly! Feminists, Weinergate & Limbaugh

Libya Rebels Make Weapons From Scraps

What the F*ck REALLY Happened at the GOP Debate Yesterday?

Beyond Prisons - The Summer 2011 Issue of YES! Magazine

PBS NewsHour: 40 Years After Leak, Weighing the Impact of the Pentagon Papers

Young Turks: Rick Perry Blames God for Recession

Mike Malloy - I Killed Your Children...Now Pay Me

vanden Heuvel: The Michele Bachman I Know

Hands Around the Capitol: We Shall Overcome

Recall Walker!

Another Good Meal Ruined By Socialism

Sudan's worsening refugee crisis

"Don't Lecture Us" Senator Boxer lashes out at GOP poison pill stall tactics

Russ Feingold: What Walkerville Stands For And WHO They're UP AGAINST

Drumbeat for Perry's entry picks up

It's a fracking nightmare

What in the world are they talking about? (DemRapidResponse mocks GOP Debaters)

ClusterFox Slams Ron Paul Based On 54 Person Poll

Jon Huntsman to run for president

Robert Reich: The Truth About The Economy ('Most of Gains Have Gone to Super-Rich')

Wisconsin Supreme Court Says Anti-Union Law Can Go Into Effect

'Libya war driven by O.I.L.: Oil, Israel & Logistics' - McKinney to RT

Romney deceptively takes President Obama's remarks out of context in order to make political hay

MSNBC w/ Cenk: 'Borderline Crazy' Jobs Plan - Robert Reich

Mike Malloy - The Right Questions For Republican Debates

The Most Ominous Doomsayers You Won't Believe

Freedom: FBI-Style | THE PLAIN TRUTH by Judge Napolitano 6/13/11

PLAYING FOR CHANGE: PEACE THROUGH MUSIC | Stand By Me | PBS

Keith Olbermann's Personal Message to Democratic Underground

Rachel Maddow: What would Weiner's resignation actually accomplish?

Thom Hartmann: Sexual predators and serial rapists run wild in free trade

TYT: Rush Limbaugh Dated Liberals

Robert Reich on the shrinking middle class

The birds and the bees -

Obama's Relationship With Gay Rights Advocates Thaws In Time For 2012

Trade deals could be disastrous

A new Hama on the Turkish border

Qaddafi Coddled by U.S. Oil Companies Whose Hearts Are Where The Money Is

Death by Budget Cut: Why Conservatives and Some Dems Have Blood on Their Hands

House Grants Anthony Weiner Leave of Absence..LA Times

Houston, we have a problem

Ayn Rand’s ‘Death of the Soul of Capitalism’: Self-destructive narcissists are sabotaging Adam Smith

Afghans fearful of push to negotiate with Taliban

Haunted by Homicide: Federal Grand Jury Investigates War Crimes and Torture in Death of 'the Iceman'

Robert Reich: The Swamp of Washington and the Morass of the Economy

Helms-Burton Act: Resurrecting the Iron Curtain

Reviving a Progressive Economics:

At U.S. embassy-in-exile, anguished diplomats watch Libyan conflict

Post-tsunami parenting no task for the faint of heart

Senate Democrats: We Will Not Let GOP Cut Medicare - HuffPo

ooops, thought this was GD

Darling (WI-Walker poodle): teachers should be thanking Republicans for weakening public empl

Anthony Weiner Set to Quit, Join Cast of 'Curb Your Enthusiasm'

Things are worse than you may think (In Florida)

Do political leaders realize that kissing rich peoples' asses won't magically restore prosperity?

US may face fresh recession in 2011-12 worse than before

HDNet's "Dan Rather Reports" Presents Poignant Profiles of Jobless Americans

Survey: U.S. trails in equal legal treatment of citizens

Sexual Puritanism and Empire: Sex, Shame, and Military Might

Gay judge's same-sex marriage ruling upheld

Saving the Yale anti-Semitism institute

Glenn Kessler: Fact-checking the GOP debate in New Hampshire

Cold weather events to persist as planet warms

TEPCO eyes 16 % rate hike in fiscal 2012 to cover compensation claims

Arizona wildfire is now the state's largest ever

U.S. had most extreme spring on record for precipitation

Radioactive material in sludge at 16 prefectures

TEPCO begins testing cesium removing device

what the history of climate change research looks like

McGraw-Hill to Build the Largest Privately-Held Solar Farm in the Western Hemisphere

Italians' rejection of nuclear power expected to have repercussions in Japan

I notice the Gas well blow-out in Pa in April got mentioned on DU. Did any of Corporate media

Bill Gates plans to get gas from your butt.

Raucous crowd meets on marcellus shale debate - pro landowners bussed in by industry

If Only We Could Power Cars with Denier Vitriol

Coates International, Ltd. Signs a $20,000,000 Equity Line of Credit, seems th charlatans

Europe's forests 'vital for climate goal' (BBC)

Warmer Winters Encouraging Early Breeding In UK Cattle - W. Resulting Lower Calf Survival Rates

75% Of India's Himalayan Glaciers In Retreat; Western Him. Glaciers Receding At Highest Rate

Additional 23 workers exposed to high radiation

Koch Money Fuels Misinformation Campaign On Gas Prices

The Holy Grail Of Energy Information Is Out!

Canada's wheat crop is in trouble

So the sun is going to cool down

Coordinated US industry response to Fukushima

AFP - Fukushima City Gov. To Provide 34,000 Dosimeters To Children Living Near Exclusion Zone

XPost fm GD: Confessions of a Nuclear Power Safety Expert

nuclear fuel in three reactors possibly melted through several pressure vessels and into the earth

Google Scaling Solar, Commits $280 Million To Finance SolarCity Installations

Is the scaremongering you hear from the agents of nuclear power true?

Cleaner removes 'face of Jesus' from Wiltshire church

TV Anchors Dalai Lama Joke Backfires

Justices Decline to Hear Pledge of Allegiance Challenge

Over 100 Omaha-area pastors call for end to anti-LGBT religious discrimination

Gov. Perry: Economic Crisis Is Part of God’s Plan To Return Us To Biblical Principles

Gay Men Kicked Out of Public Pool in Kentucky and Official Cites 'The Bible' as Reason

Religious leaders rally to save Racial Justice Act

A message for the "I'm a liberal christian, not a right-wing christian" group.

What religion do you identify with, if any?

The Backfire Effect

Liberal U.S. Catholics say the Church isn’t listening

Bankruptcy Court: DOMA Unconstitutional

HRC Family Day at Franklin Park Zoo

Tonight's Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition was a good one **spoilers for West Coast**.

Adoptions by Gay Couples Rise, Despite Barriers

GOP Candidates on Marriage, DADT Repeal

Gay Skater Raises Money for Olympic Bid

Sia, J.D. Samson Confirm Split

AFA says they are victims of hate crimes when you point out their bigotry

Pastor threatens recall drive if DP benefits restored in El Paso; council to vote today

Secy of Education: Gay-Straight Alliance Groups Protected

Cheapflights.com Supports Gay & Lesbian Pride Month

IRS Finally Apologizes To Gay People For Making Taxes Extra Terrible For Them

Palm Springs International ShortFest will Screen 50 Gay Films

Webby Awards|Dan Savage: "Tracy Morgan can suck my..."

CNN’s Don Lemon Asks Rick Santorum If He Has Gay Friends, Awkwardness Ensues

Gayby Boom? Census Shows Rise in Adoptions

After Metal Music’s Deafening Roar, Hüsker Dü’s Guitarist Pauses to Reflect

BREAKING: El Paso votes to reinstate DP benefits

DOMA ruled unconstitutional by bankruptcy court

Cuomo introduces same-sex marriage bill

If someone insists that the square root of 2 is rational...

I Know Starbucks is Not an Anti-Gay, Homophobic Company (by Policy)…. BUT…

To the Christians

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