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Archives: June 16, 2011

Let's pause to take a look at what still works in America. Oh, and thank a teacher.

Libya: Is the administration in violation of the War Powers Resolution of 1973?

Fact Checking the GOP debate: $500 billion in cuts to Medicare? -- Two Pinocchio's

You GO Girl! Gabrielle Giffords Released from Houston Hospital!

GOP Funds Climate Disaster Relief By Cutting High-Speed Rail, Cuts Nearly $2 Billion From Obama Clea

Republican Values Create Child Molestors

Tucson ethnic-studies program violates law, schools chief says

Guardian UK: Europe warned of financial chaos over Greek debt crisis

Wingnuts To "Crash" Netroots Nation in Minneapolis

I wonder if anyone other than Rachel will publicize Mittens

Unions and Students Unite to Protest Bloomberg’s Budget Cuts

LulzSec Hacks Into CIA & Senate

When will we wake up?

Sri Lanka's Killing Fields

CEOs and corporations make money off of lowered taxes. Reducing their

After $290k payoff from Big Tobacco, House Consoviets Push ‘Cigarettes For Kids' Amendment

Al Madrigal is horrible on The Daily Show

Congressmen sue Obama over Libya involvement

Poor Tweety. He may mean well, but he just doesn't get it.

never mind

Reminder: Keith Olbermann on The Colbert Report in a few minutes. n/t

How much do you suppose this secret is costing taxpayers?

Poll: Less than half of GOP primary voters satisfied with 2012 field

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseekers Check In!!

What exactly is a "turd waver"?

KOs back - on Colbert in a minute

June 16:National Day of Action in Solidarity with Carlos Montes. Targeted by FBI

Can Workers Effectively Strike?

Question about Greece political and economic situation: the current

Weiner may lose committee assignment

Tepco Decontamination to Produce Radioactive Sludge Crisis

If you listen to Porter Stansberry (the "" guy) and buy gold

Obama urged to speak out on gay violence in Puerto Rico. He didn't.


A humble suggestion about talking to Teabaggers

David H. Koch funds NOVA

a retort for "Democrat Party"

Heads up! I see the bad moon arising

Arizona -- commentary

Pelosi To Regain Gavel As GOP Rallies Behind Ryan

U.S. Mayors To Push For First Anti-War Resolution Since Vietnam

SF Animal Control Commission seeks ban on goldfish

Boston Bruins win the Stanley Cup. Grrrrrrrrrr

Whenever I see Gloria Allred standing next to someone while that someone makes a public statement...

Amnesty For People Who've Called For Weiner's Resignation

Where did all of my spam go?

Britain walks out: UK braced for biggest wave of strikes since the 1980s

We're not the only anti-labor country. YAY!

Remember when Boehner sued Bush for illegal war and torture?

American Nuclear disaster in the making?

Saw the following bumper sticker: "When evolution is outlawed, only the outlaws will evolve."

What's with the Censorship at Democratic Underground?

From the Daily Beast via Balloon Juice: Hilarious Michele Bachmann Story!

Texans, You Have One More Shot At Anti-TSA Bill

Rep. Luis Gutierrez is getting personal with the freshman tea-party senator (Rubio)

My plan to end the Mexican drug war

Notice that none of those GOP assholes on the stage the other night would condemn the bigotry?

Notice that none of those GOP assholes on the stage the other night would condemn the bigotry?

Tim Pawlenty's New Hampshire Ally: Obama Is a "Jungle Alien"

Catherine Furguson Academy Closes - school for young pregnant/mothering girls

The Republican debate, in a nutshell:

Keith olberman on colbert

The only way we'll stop the Right is to act like the people of Tunisia, Greece, Egypt and Spain.

GOP Sen. Lamar Alexander suggests eliminating energy tax breaks to reduce debt

America’s most endangered historic places (BBC)

Wisconsin: Assembly passes budget at 3:00 a.m.

Dennis Kucinich On C-SPAN Now; link


America's first whistle blower protection law-1777

Obama Receives "Transparency Award" In Secret Meeting

Have you ever wondered how the FOX News team can say such terrible things and live with themselves?

Sometimes it makes me moist to read about republican sex scandals.

Another one for the wall

Madison: Three file suit against city to prevent Naked Bike Ride citations

Madison: Three file suit against city to prevent Naked Bike Ride citations

North Carolina governor's budget veto overturned

I support a 2012 primary challenge against Dennis Kucinich.

WTF! Right in my own backyard and...and...words fail:

How about Three Wishes?

Limbaugh and fans take on The Guardian

pRick Perry fancies himself a prophet... Does anyone else see a Randall Flagg vibe in him?

I thought only Black people rioted?

"Non" to drilling for shale rock oil around Paris

May contain traces of lead

May contain traces of lead

should we follow Tip O'Neill's advice in the sense

Michelle B. keeps taling about 20 some foster kids. How in the world

Michelle B. keeps taling about 20 some foster kids. How in the world

Mass. Transit bans ad on Scott Brown’s vote to gut Clean Air Act

John Bolton is on the radio venting about the War Powers Act...

Question: do the TSA Agents change their gloves

Bagging the Weiner

Wiscconsin: Pro-Labor rally scheduled for 5:30 today in Madison

Donnie Douche on Morning Joe: "I would be very surprised if this President gets reelected."

Does the perfect Health Insurance Website or Magazine exist?

Does the perfect Health Insurance Website or Magazine exist?

ATF Agents: Higher-Ups Let Guns Go To Cartels

Wimp factor’ could pose threat to some 2012 GOP contenders

Win Iowa, Kill Your Chances

Taking bets : Weiner news conference or written statement?


Let Flood David Vitters Office/Email With Calls For His Resignation

I keep thinking about Anthony Weiner welcoming his wife home.

Radio Call-In Program Tonight with . . . . Chris Christie


Did "No. 1" Climate Change Denier Fake His Résumé?

The Fair Society: The Science of Human Nature and the Pursuit of Social Justice, by Peter Corning

We'll recover

Mitt Romney---corporate raider, destroyed jobs and companies to get filthy rich

When Rep. Weiner announces his resignation, will the MEdia ask Breitbart to speak first?

Memo To GOP: Medicare Is Better At Controlling Costs Than Private Insurers

Are we at war with Libya?

Toon: Who calls the shots?


Why the Republican War on Workers' Rights Undermines the American Economy

NOW Toronto: More ass, less gas

It's Time To Revisit Vitter's Sexual Dalliances & Call For His Resignation.....

pathetic media, Nancy just came up to talk about the jobs and economy

Somethingie's not Right- Fiore Flashtoon

Perhaps Weiner should take Olberman's suggestion and rerun for his seat

I Thought Pelosi Was Going To Resign For a Minute.....

Rep. Anthony Weiner Resigns...Now Where are Those JOBS Speaker BONER

Out of fairness, I'm spacing this out

the 7 dwarfs & a stooge

Literal & Figurative Dicks

Literal & Figurative Dicks

Now that Weiner is resigning, it might be a decent thing to NOT suggest what his wife ought to do

Now that Weiner is resigning, it might be a decent thing to NOT suggest what his wife ought to do

Banksters whining mightily about the cap on debit card swipe fees

Airspace Over Flooded Nebraska Nuclear Power Plant Still Closed

And in other news, Al-Qaeda has a new leader

White House: We're not at war in Libya

plans to construct a shroud over one of the reactor buildings (but NOT sweeping under a rug/shroud)

plans to construct a shroud over one of the reactor buildings (but NOT sweeping under a rug/shroud)

Weiner resigns; the Republic is saved . . .

Bristol Palin puts Arizona house up for rent

Ex-Spy Alleges Effort to Discredit Bush Critic (Prof Juan Cole)

I want Diaper Vitter to resign, He solicited prostitutes and got away clean

I am VEXED! (Problem with a/c)

BWHAHAHA: Newt Gingrich DEMANDS NBC APOLOGIZE To His Wife Callista

I fail to believe that we can't replace Weiner with as good a Dem or

Ayman al-Zawahiri: did he plot Bin Laden’s death?

"Shared Sacrifice" my bunghole

Mods, can you please keep the Weiner resignation threads down to a minimum?

"Danish right-wing populist" party polls higher in debate over "tighter border controls".

Breitbart is so delusional it almost funny - re. MSM


For those of you saying we need to go after, that is not the answer. That is

Afghanistan worst place in the world for women, but India in top five

Let us be crystal clear about who is responsible for Vitter's

Corporate hacks within the Democratic Party are behind Wiener's resignation.

How the Corporate Right Divided Blacks from Teachers Unions and Each Other

Probably one of the best articles I've read lately about sex scandals.

Meanwhile, over there on the breit side ------>

"He should . . . ." "She should . . . ." "Will he . . . ."

Anyone know what occurred at the onset of the Korean War in 1950?

The Democrats have been without balls for the 10 years...

The democratic party is full of gutless, spineless cowards, who shit on

Life expectancy of U.S. women slips in some regions

"Love liberally?"

Mike Pence Holds Top-Secret Dinner With GOP Donors

Michele Bachmann's 10 biggest "Oh no she didn't" moments..

Can someone lay out the process if Weiner resigns?

Mods you guys have got to stop locking threads.

I will miss Anthony Weiner because I liked him.

"idea-free periods enjoyed by the US when the know-nothings were around and then again recently with

Was Sen John Edwards really a progressive or not?

What's next for Weiner?

Remote Control Killing Like Sport

Finally, a Democrat who has some BALLS, but if only he didn't have to SHOW them to everyone.

Republican Proposes Balanced Budget for 20 013 CE...

Mods, you guys have got to stop locking threads about locking threads.

No Weiners, no dildoes, just a Fukushima update June 16

No Weiners, no dildoes, just a Fukushima update June 16

High Levels of Radiation Found in Whales Caught 650KM From Fukishima

Fukushima: It's Much Worse Than You Think ("Biggest Industrial Catastrophe in History of Mankind")

RSA Animate: "The Paradox of Choice" (their stuff is excellent!)

When will the Democratic leadership learn?

KS Health Officials - Avoid Contact with Missouri River South of Omaha

KS Health Officials - Avoid Contact with Missouri River South of Omaha

How Libby, Montana, Got MEDICARE For ALL

What if Weiner's wife was the one who wanted him to step down?

It Would Be Nice If Pelosi/Schultz and Obama Would Make A Case...

This is TOO COOL...

CIA vet: Bush White House targeted blogging critic

Can't Weiner just text in his resignation?

Breaking: Anthony Weiner says he will step down. NYTimes News Alert

Governor Deal Suggests Probationers Fill Farm Jobs

FACTS: Job Losses have slowed by over HALF since Stimulus was signed.

Should Weiner go?

OK, Pelosi, Now that you got one more progressive off the table, I expect

So now that Rep Weiner is going to resign...

Anthony Weiner was under no obligation to resign.

I'm sad Anthony Weiner is resigning but I realize most people would not take him seriously given

Suggested titles for the inveitable Anthony Weiner show on the Fox News Channel.

BREAKING: Weiner has decided to pull out.

For facebookers ... KO's Countdown has its own fan page

is their a live video feed when weiner speaks at 2pm est

WSJ: Euro Suffers On Greek Woes; Dollar Gains More Safe-Haven Luster

Is revolution in the air?

Romney: ‘I’m Also Unemployed’

Old worm won't die after 2008 attack on U.S. military

If Dems retake the House, who would make the best Speaker?

Do they just let anyone into Weiner's press conferences? My goodness.

The Rude Pundit: Will New York Stop Being an Embarrassment Over Gay Marriage?

Rep. Weiner Live Now

NATO hits Gadhafi compound, diplomacy heats up

MSNBC is just fucking horrible. Pelosi gets up and says she's not going to talke about Weiner...

Defense contractors' sales overseas are likely to hit a record this year

Defense contractors' sales overseas are likely to hit a record this year

Funny, sad and true

Yay for self-flagellation! We proved our ethical fitness!

Yay for self-flagellation! We have proven our ethical fitness!

We can replace Weiner with a good person because we have a deep talent pool.

The Perfect Weiner Antidote

Dupe. - Delete

Weiner will eventually have an enormous return to fill the Void left behind

what exactly is a libertarian?

The End of Capitalism and the Wellsprings of Radical Hope (The Nation)

Darcy Burner moves to new House – to run for House?

Any DUers I have ever fought with, now or ever, I apologize

NRCC endorses racist, sexist anti-Hahn ad.

Spokane school board saves 85 teachers' jobs

"The Colour of Beauty"

"The Colour of Beauty"

A year later, Sherrod won't go away

Luke, son of Russert said: Weiner had a 'consultation' with his wife...

Having a Weiner fantasy - oh yeah! I heard last nite that Current Tv is going to be

Okay, I admit it. I am off on a tangent about that useless sperm lottery winner, Luke Russert

“I’m going to bring a strong criminal bent to the office"

It's good that Weiner's going...

what time is the vitter press conference?????

what time is the vitter press conference?????

'he plans to resign his seat after coming under growing pressure from his Democratic colleagues'

Who's Streets?


Electile dysfunction

Level 4 nuclear emergency in Nebraska?

Fla. Gov Scott suspends drug testing for state workers

Obama's Thinking on Anthony Weiner Reveals a Disturbing Double Standard

Please Delete

Electric racing: MotoCzysz wins the IOM electric motorcycle race at 99.513 mph average speed

The best "school choice" argument I've ever heard.

So, will getting rid of Weiner gain the Democrats

Puke Russert - why does he even have a job?

This Season’s Worst Racist Political Attack Ad (so far)

Martin Bashir....I'm Done Watching Him For....

As Number of Medicaid Patients Goes Up, Their Benefits Are About to Drop

Weiner to hold 2 PM Press Conf

Football Player Wearing Baggy Pants Gets Booted From Airplane at SFO

REVEALED: Target Hired UNION ACTORS For ANTI-UNION Propaganda Video

In 1971 Canada was the first country to officially adopt a policy of multiculturalism.

Oh sheesh, now the right has to attack Weiner's wife with an Examiner story...

Romney says "I'm also unemployed."

Romney says "I'm also unemployed."

NM Supreme Court upholds police search of ... underpants

Gutless Pawlenty Denies Throwing Voice to Attack Romney

DeFazio's Rebellion: Anti-Pelosi House Dems Give Strong Showing (11/18/10)

Newt: It's all the staff's fault.

And another scalp adorns the mantle of Breitbart, laughing at our ineptness.

Ed Shultz has a big program tonight

I'm depressed.

I'm depressed.

Thank you President Obama, Nancy Pelosi, et al.

Thank you President Obama, Nancy Pelosi, et al.

Citi Credit Card Hack Bigger Than Originally Disclosed

TPM: One reason Weiner pressured to go: Weiner was a spokesman/proxy for leadership, along w others

Weiner announces his resignation from congress,

I'd have preferred that Weiner not resign

Sarah Elizabeth Cupp - MSNBC's latest pit viper

Univ. of Michigan professor calls for investigation into CIA, Bush WH for illegally spying on him

Disabled Gay Couple Kicked Out of Kentucky Public Pool, Because "It's In The Bible"

Recall gets enough signatures: AZ state senator behind immigration law

How the West Was Lost: The American West in Flames

America: Once the Most Respected Nation in the World; What Happened?

Who the F was that guy in the Weiner presser and why the hell is he allowed to scream throughout it?

I hope DUers in Alaska are OK - Powerful earthquake jolts Alaska’s largest city

We can make lemonade from these lemons! Weiner will be the sacrificial lamb...

A message to Rep. Weiner

Long Island cop Garrett Mannerz arrested for allegedly forcing woman to grope him at traffic stop

Hello, Mudda, Hello Fadda, Here I am at

Bill introduced in House and Senate to require all employers to use E-Verify.

Quick PSA: it is spelled H-Y-P-O-C-R-I-S-Y. Not H-Y-P-O-C-R-A-C-Y.


Obama and Koh are setting a dangerous robot-war precedent.

HHS unveils prevention initiative

A blow-up doll terrorist?

Civil Rights Groups Deplore Signing of Alabama Anti-Immigrant Bill

Luke Russert: Woeful inadequate reporter

Not Working in America: People and Public Policy

Dexter Isaac Admits [1994] Tupac Shakur Robbery, Shooting Involvement

How long is it going to take Tweety to quit talking about Weiner?

I want to thank our spineless Washington Democrats (Weiner issue)...

Fukushima: It's much worse than you think

Lawrence Lewis/Daily Kos: Congratulations to the Democratic leadership!:

That E-Verify "anti-immigration" law is really about government controlling YOUR access to a job.

Now is the time ...

WaPo Headline: Pressed by own party, Rep. Weiner resigns

Riots in Greece who's next? love that austerity..

Right-wing heads exploding on Milwaukee Journa/Sentinel blog re: charter schools.

I don't get people's disagreement on what we did in Libya

I don't get people's disagreement on what we did in Libya

Breaking....Magnitude 5.2 Earthquake Hits Anchorage at 11am AST

How will health care reform affect employer benefits?

Contact Atlanta Constiution Op-Ed Editor re: Neal Boortz

Boehner's alleged affair(s), viewed against the Weiner debacle

FDL: teabaggers believe repub BS, but maybe they've hit on something re. debt ceiling

Here is an interesting and ironic cosmic coincidence re: June 17th

Weiner's resignation: My response to the news in my local paper

Can we now move on to the problems in our country?

MSNBC reporting Weiner's office is locked and lights are out.

MSNBC stream, anyone?

Mass media now describe Social Security, Medicare & unemployment benefits as "government handouts"!

Norah O'Donnell To CBS News: Chief White House Correspondent, 'Face The Nation' Substitute

Anthony Weiner's replacement will likely be about as liberal as he was.

Thanks to the ACLU, Gov. Oxy Zombie is backing off drug testing state workers.

LulzSec Leaks 62,000 Email/Password Combo Internet Goodie Bag (Updated)

FB Page calling for David Vitter to resign

Self-deleted by member

Krugman: Obama Seems to Be Following the "Expanding by Contracting" Theory

Fukushima and the Nuclear Establishment -- The Big Lies Fly High

I need a new favorite congressman. Part 2.

Income, Assets Of Top Lawmakers

How many democrats called for Clinton to resign in the 90s?

A fine break from Weiner

F U C K ... The only word that fits

Nancy Pelosi's world: war crimes, WMD lies, shredding of the Constitution = fine and dandy.

Media Focus On Weiner Scandal Pre-Empts Pelosi Presser About Jobs

The Weiner has left the ______. phone bill announces Alabama deregulated landline phones this year.

Visited The Surgeon Today and Learned Something Interesting...

George Bush and Dick Cheney can lie us into war, kill nearly 5000 young Americans

Democrats lose their Weiner because they had no balls

ProgressOhio In The News: New Bill Would Allow Concealed Carry At Daycare Centers, College Campuses

repost from the lounge - 17,000 attending facebook event to clean up post riot Vancouver

Tell The So-Called Democratic er "Leadership" What We Think!!

We should bombard the media and push for the resignation of

Dear Mitt Romney:

If I were in Obama's shoes and I escalated the war, and authorized assassination, I'd resign

If you have any of those gel-burning "firepots', this is a must-read

If you have any of those gel-burning "firepots', this is a must-read

Obama Administration Caved On For-Profit College Regulations, Insiders Say

Yard sign I've seen popping up all over western PA

It's the pictures, stupid

Dems taking moral high ground my . . . VITTER!

Michael Crichton (deceased) to speak at climate denier conference

What will happen to Weiner's marriage?

Robert Reich explains the economy in 2 minutes, 15 seconds.

Do we really need a dildo ad on here?

Do we really need a dildo ad on here?

So what do you all think about Al Zawahiri?

Why do some parents send their kids to church but don't go themselves?

Listening to my Congressman (David Price, NC) on the phone ,,,

Michele Bachmann Gets Goosed By Hubby

If Anthony Wiener's a Pervert - then what's David Vitter?

TalkingPointsMemo: ALL Major Cable Nets Cut Away When Pelosi Talks Jobs Over Weiner

Is there something new about Clarence Thomas that I missed?

Tonight, Thursday: Keith Olbermann will be on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon"

Doesn't it bother you that the only thing that united the Dem "leadership" to speak with one voice

Should Obama resign for accepting the Nobel Peace Prize?

So how come no one is talking about John Boehner's affair?

Union Workers Rejoice! You're 1 Percenters!

"black people are “aborigines,” “illiterate,” and can be enticed to vote with buffets."

Repugs want to privatize Amtrak's Northeast Corridor

Edited: If I were Howard STERN I would be ashamed to be sink to the BREITBART/O'KEEFE level

This is my one and only contribution to the Weiner mess. Let's laugh at this poorly worded headline:

Help clean up the dirtiest unregulated industry

A GOOGLE homepage doodle posted last week... has cost the world $268 m

Weiner resigns

"He's not my guy. He's your guy!"

here`s a facebook page that`s ....well.... take a look

Anyone heard any more about Newt's scandal?

Ding Dong Dixie, that's what we called it, and no one ever shot us....

If it's true that Weiner is resigning mark my words - the guy will be back within 5 years...


I'm all for taking a stand, but is Weiner's dick the battle hill you really want to stand on?

I'm all for taking a stand, but is Weiner's dick the battle hill you really want to stand on?

DU Social Engineering question o' the day: Retire our elders or imprison our youth?

Darrell Issa turns on his own witness on ATF Gun case Hearing

Did Huma Abedin play a part in Weiner's decision to resign?

Dennis Kucinich Praises Bush, Slams Obama on Libya

North Carolina defunds Planned Parenthood

Just listening to the CEO of Chevron talking on CNBC....

Medi-Share: Christian Family Healthcare

The Department of Justice’s Operation Fast and Furious: Accounts of ATF Agents

Glendale WI to open only one polling place for Darling recall.

Update: Catherine Ferguson Academy to stay open, continue as charter school

Finally graduated college!!! =D

Anthony Weiner Resigns, Prostitute Enthusiast Vitter Continues To Be Embraced By GOP Leadership

How Max Baucus got single payer health care for the people of Libby, Montana


Some Reasons GLBT*.* Want Full Equality Under the Law

Even Pat Buchanan is laughing at how the Dems threw Weiner under the bus.

Flash Bang to the Nuts (from the Vancouver riot last night)

Weiner's resignation is OK with me.

America Is Being Raped ... Just Like Greece and Other Countries

Has anybody heard from Bobbolink lately?

Another Nail: NJ Dems Vote to Strip Union Rights

Weiner sent the picture to Gennette Cordova without her expecting it.

Which network do you think Weiner would sign with? Tell us in our poll below.

Life expectancy declining in many parts of US

Congressman Sherman (D-CA): Reject the Free Trade Agreement w/ South Korea

My fellow New Yorkers. It's not all bad. Marriage Equality comes tomorrow.

Now that Wiener is out of the way. Who wants to bet that the Democrats cave on Social Security, Medi

Wow Canada?!?

A Miserable Job Market Leads Many To Stop Looking

Stop blaming teachers for poor student performance

Wisconsin: Protesters lock themselves to Capitol gallery railing

I'm no longer going to express the opinion that Weiner ought to resign

Anti-Fracking Tour

Mission accomplished

More than ten years ago, it occured to me that the single biggest problem in this country is . . . .

Who has more value to you?

Weiner Roast: Hecklers Shout Obscenities At Press Conference (VIDEO)

Is there any way we can make the vibrator ads bigger?

Caption........ Mrs. Newt G-Witch

Freep: Palin quit Governor gig because "she had done everything she said she would do when she ran"

My fellow New Yorkers. Get over it. He lied to our faces, repeatedly.

It's very tasteless for Bachmann to brag about having foster children.

A true progressive doesn't treat his female followers like sluts

If Jefferson had had a Blackberry, we'd still be British.

Gundersen: Molten plutonium on the floor of 3 reactors, no solution for removal

Japan good (sort of relatively) news on nuclear situation.

Street rioting in Vancouver after Canucks lose to Bruins

Rick Santorum authorized a ‘partial birth abortion’ for his wife.

Photo: THIS kid has it all figured out. Wouldn't last a second in politics, but has it figured out.

Big box retailers intend to crush what's left of America's small stores

The war in Libya is about imperialism.

Wisconsin: Walker names Waukesha County insider to PSC

I'm fucking nuts

Wow! A Black Hole ate a star on March 28

Wow! A Black Hole ate a star on March 28

Wasserman Schultz Not Amused With Romney Remarks in Florida

Happy Bloomsday to all

Happy Bloomsday to all

A little observation on the fairly wealthy couple that had me fix their computer today.

The proof is not in the pudding.

Larry Flynt: My Job Offer for Anthony Weiner (at 20% More than Congressional Salary+Benefits)

Really, Boehner? REALLY???

Neil Boortz Calls For Killing Americans In Atlanta (Domestic Terrorism) WTF?

John Coltrane's Home Named An Endangered Historic Place

only people with certain kinds of sexual conflict get caught.

Carlsberg sees Russia beer market up 3-5 percent

You can end your clucking. Weiner just resigned.

Juan Cole: 'They have brought great shame upon the traditions of the White House'

Johns Hopkins Study Probes "Sacred Mushroom" Chemical

Johns Hopkins Study Probes "Sacred Mushroom" Chemical

Dear Rep Weiner: If you don't want to resign, here's the speech you have to give

Let us be crystal clear about who is responsible for Weiner's resignation.

Let us be crystal clear about who is responsible for Weiner's resignation.

America is heading down a deep hole, from which it won't climb out of

America is heading down a deep hole, from which it won't climb out of

Toon: Wow. Just... wow.

Congratulations to the White House and the House Democratic leadership!

Hundred-Hour Hiatus

Anybody noticing a change like this?

Only 2 in 5 Democrats consider themselves liberal.

Glenn Greenwald: "Anthony Weiner was forced from office, but..."

So the next time we need someone to call the Cons out who will it be?

The last few days has led me to think that the left needs to have a discussion on sexual liberation.

Why Nixon Resigned

Why Nixon Resigned

I Just Challenged My Teabagger Neighbor To Find...

I'd like to offer a sincere apology to those who voted for Nader.

Maybe our biggest health care cost problem is a lack of tort reform.

Anthoy Weiner resigns: the Democratic Party has officially been silenced. nt RIP

Fukushima: It's much worse than you think

The fun is over. Trumad's check bounced

anybody else having trouble with photobucket?

Fuck. Looks like I won't get to see the Stanley Cup this year....

Go to the google home page right now. Cool moon animation!

I need help...

Downtown Oakland BBQ

Go! Go! Black and gold!

24 June 2011 / 4:20pm ( It's about weed ) New Rules

These kids with xBoxs and PS3s...

Where did all of my spam go?

omg, please turn away if you are having breakfast

Waste confusion

Love the DU vibrator ad

Woo Hoo! The Bruins won the Stanley Cup!

Have you seen the video of the lion trying to eat baby Trent?

It's only 7 AM, and yet I know today is going to be a 2 Chicago Dogs & an ice cold beer day.

Someone please tell me the appeal of Gene Simmons

A long lost friend...

That hat, that fucking hat. How many times did I tell you not to wear that fucking hat?

The Cuban Missile Crisis was NOT a sobering ordeal...

Since we're posting food posts today...

Oh come the fuck on, Vancouver fans!!!

Kitty stuck in a two-and-a-half-inch pipe rescued by firemen

Toons only. Post a pic of a toon.

A pitt bull....

VIDEO: This is one bird that DEFINITELY needs his punk-ass bird ass KICKED.

PHOTO: After WEEKS of prioritizing, MiddleFingerMom completes his "return from hospital to-do list."

Am I the only one who thinks that Gabrielle Giffords looks like Jimmy Fallon?

How do you feel when someone cuts you off in traffic & doesn't give a basic "I'm sorry" hand-wave?"

Bacchus Plateau

I don't like the way the "back" button works on firefox 4

OH Canada! Facebook page for Vancouver post riot clean up has over 17,000 attending

PHOTO: A young Glenn Beck learns about life from the inside out.

After days long swell of enormous pressure, a defeated Weiner goes down with head hung low

I, for one, like the way the "back" button works on firefox 4

I'll always give the local beer a try, but damn Puerto Rico

PHOTO: She may have freed the duck, but GRAYWARRIOR still has a trick or two up her sleeve.

My kitteh iz a star!

J.K. Rowling (author of Harry Potter series) has mysterious new website

My Grandpa died.

Can someone explain this to me?

Tchaikovsky 1st Piano Concerto,for a break.

Video from GD

Cup kitty.

maybe some vibes for DUer PanaderO or his neighbors

It's clear that there are some hard feelings surrounding kudzu here on DU.

Man if Hef and his 25 year old bunny can't make it how can the rest of us hope for love??

Someone please tell me the appeal of Richard Simmons

need vibes please

Reality Check PHOTOS: Wendy's Bacon Mushroom Melt ("You don't taste the mushrooms at all")

MORE FOOD PORN...Fried Green Tomato BLT from the Slice of Life Café, Oak Bluffs, MA

So the Canadians are rioting. CANADIANS.

LOL! This isn't facebook... it's DU!

Two arrested after pizza delivery carjacking in Redding

A mabye (not so) crazy note to breast cancer survivors

If you had The Stanley Cup for the day, what would you do with it?

Righthaven Deemed Unfit to Sue in Online Satire Case

You don't matter much to me.(Lame copycat)

I know none of this is funny, but I defy you to NOT laugh at these photos

A story of box wine, a minivan, and illegal behavior in Florida

PHOTO: I can't believe someone is actually going to EAT this.

X-Men: Fist Class. Good movie, with some flaws.

Most disgusting thing in a can...

Recommended Regional Food Dishes to NOT try

For all of you who have been following the Decorah Eaglets, branching is starting!

Russell Pearce to face recall election, group says (the author of SB1070)

Strong earthquake strikes off Papua New Guinea (6.6)

Start-up That Monitors Employees’ Internet and Social Media Footprints Gets Gov Approval

LulzSec Continues Global Hack Attack: CIA Down, Senate Attacked Again!

New York Assembly approves same-sex marriage

One Wisconsin Now: Assembly GOP drops Green Bay private school scheme after One Wisconsin Now open

Pakistan's Secret Service Arrests 5 CIA Informants Who Spied on Bin Laden

Indonesian Cleric Gets 15 Years on Terror Charge

Trouble in Vancouver’s Streets After Defeat

Fight breaks out in (Calif.) Assembly during budget debate

Gaddafi's son holds out offer of elections

Legal aid cuts will stop cases like Trafigura, UN official warns

Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Report (06/16/2011)

Ex-Spy Alleges Bush White House Sought to Discredit Critic ("to get" Prof. Juan Cole)

Countries to vote on treaty recognizing labor rights for millions of domestic workers

Joss Stone plot: two men charged

Life expectancy of U.S. women slips in some regions

Wimp factor’ could pose threat to some 2012 GOP contenders

Abuja 'suicide bomber' hits Nigeria police headquarters

Parties clash over hearing on Muslim radicalization

Rep. Weiner To Resign Today

States Want More in Pension Contributions

U.S. Mayors To Push For First Anti-War Resolution Since Vietnam

'Pressure' on Pakistan army head over US ties

Disabled Gay Couple Kicked Out of Kentucky Public Pool, Because "It's In The Bible"

Weiner to resign after 'sexting' scandal, source says

The Department of Justice’s Operation Fast and Furious: Accounts of ATF Agents

Fukushima: It's much worse than you think

Boehner: US Congress Has "Power Of Purse" On Libya

Tripoli mortuary eyewitness: 'Haunted by Libya deaths'

Russia, China Warn West Against Arab Interference

Legislator (R) arrested at (Calif.) Capitol on drunken driving charge

Children on Medicaid Shown to Wait Longer for Care

(Canadian) Tories set to outlaw individual growers of medical marijuana

Army suicides at highest level in a year

WikiLeaks Grand Jury Witness David House Refuses to Testify, Invokes Fifth Amendment

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Thursday, June 16, 2011

Mexico drug war: US sting 'let cartels buy guns'

Super Bowl hero warns of 'anarchy,' if NY approves gay marriage

Ex-Spy Alleges Effort to Discredit Bush Critic

Anthony Weiner announces resignation from Congress

Senate Backs Repeal of Ethanol Tax Credit (73-27 vote)

(Gov. Jerry) Brown vetoes Democratic budget

On 40th Anniversary Of War On Drugs, Cops Decry Obama's Drug Policy

The 18½-minute gap in Watergate tape remains lost to history after high-tech detective work

Omaha sets flood evacuation plan

DPS turns Catherine Ferguson, 2 other schools over to charter operator

5.2 earthquake jolts Southcentral Alaska

How do you react when your sports team loses?

Romney: ‘I’m Also Unemployed’

Ayman al-Zawahiri Appointed as al-Qaeda Leader

Japan: Tepco to build sarcophagus over Fukushima reactor

Canucks fans erupt in anger after (Stanley Cup Finals) loss

US unions to campaign against US-Colombia FTA, businesses to lobby in favor

Midwest floods heighten nuclear power plant crisis

White House: US 'can act in Libya without Congress' (BBC)

Matt Miller (Ctr for American Progress): Obama a president or pawn?

Texas Governor Perry knows American History -- NOT

NBC News/Wall Street Journal Poll

Actions on Libya: February 23 - June 15

Time's Adam Sorensen: Huntsman Goes from ‘Wobbly’ to Anti-War

Cartoonist Mike Luckovich nails GOP candidates...

My Letter to the President:

Think Progress: House GOP Priorities

Giuliani maps out 2012 strategy in meetings with Govs. Christie, Perry

Despite the RW media narrative about Obama sinking... WSJ poll shows differently

Steve Benen: In Florida Romney jokes about being 'unemployed'

The Hill: Paul Ryan: Payroll tax cuts nothing but 'sugar high'

The Hill: Ryan open to making Medicare plan optional

Time for a sanity break!

Kucinich To Sue Obama For Violating War Powers Act In Libya

From everything I have read, it appears Bachman was the "big winner" of the debate.

I hope Anthony Weiner joins with other progressives to strengthen the movement

I think any time that Luke Russert is speaking I will be muting him.

He s MY president too

While the stinking media is talking up Wiener gate here's what the rethugs are doing in Congress

Senate Votes to End $6 Billion in Ethanol Subsidies. White House threatens veto.

Lawmakers Mock Obama's Claim Of No Hostilities For US In Libya, But White House Pushes Back

Boehner warns Obama that Congress could cut Libya funds

Presidents have taken actions like Libya over 100 times in our nation's history

NYT: Weiner to step down

PPP New National Poll: Obama 47/Romney 45

NBC/WSJ Poll: Obama leads Romney by six, leads by 9-18 points in 3 regions, behind in south

A quote from Wayfayer-Back-to-Beginnings' Vegetable Root Talks:

Comments about big mouth Newt.

Senate cloture vote again today at 2PM to eliminate tax credit for ethanol

Chucky Cheese and MSNBC pundits criticizing Wiener's Press Conference

First Lady to appear on iCarly

Anyone here read the War Powers Act? It's pretty short and straightforward.

Criticizing Obama, Kucinich credits Bush for asking Congress to go to war

MoveOn Video featuring Robert Reich: The Truth about the Economy

Talkingpointsmemo's Josh Marshall: 'The Big Tell'

People Still Blame Bush

Barack Obama Beating GOP Rivals In Their Own States

Toon: 4th Quarter...

Can anyone imagine what would have happened if Obama had eaten pizza with a fork?

So, how long until Kucinich drafts articles to impeach Obama?

Why haven't we seen any stories on Bachmann's 23 foster children?

"I'm a citizen, this is my President.

"Some Fundamental Misunderstandings of the Anthony Weiner Story"

Kucinich risks ankle biter status as he snipes Pres Obama with nits...

10 U.S. Lawmakers Sue Obama Over Libyan War

The Interrupters trailer - Documentary on fighting gang violence in Chicago

Celente: CNN - Cartoon News Network

MSNBC: Medicare Fight, Debt & Defense Spending (Cenk Fired Up!)

Goodbye for Now...

Trump To Hannity: "Republicans Have A Death Wish"

Gary Johnson: 'I Never Thought I Would Be Left Off '

Dennis Kucinich and Rand Paul lovefest at CNN

Blair Mountain: Marching to Stop MTR from destroying Union History

Screwing a Republican

The Histories of America (Part 1)

Kucinich, Paul: Obama BREAKING The LAW

Militarizing the police

CNN: Eliot Spitzer interviews Planned Parenthood president about defunding

POLICE STATE-father comes home, finds son committed suicide,calls cops who show up & BEAT the father

Keiser Report: Army of New Mubaraks (E156)

PBS NewsHour: 'Fracking' for Natural Gas Continues to Raise Health Questions

AmericanCrossroadsWatch.Org Calls On Reince Priebus To Denounce Karl Rove's Dirty Tricks

Thousands of Greeks Say No to Austerity

'Countdown With Keith' Premieres Monday, June 20

Fukushima - Plutonium MOX Fuel Pool Explodes During the Night

Gov Christie, Dems Called 'Nazis' During Anti-Pension Reform Rally in Trenton, NJ

Pawlenty Gets Glittered

Real Truth About the Economy-Robert Reich ad

Nissan Leaf ad: What if everything ran on gas?

Neal Boortz: "We need to see some dead thugs..."

Predatory Policy: US, UK enter Yemen with deadly drone strikes, choppers

Dennis Kucinich: Obama Can Tell It To A Judge!

Debate 1-2 Is U.S. Attack on Libya Legal? Kucinich vs Turner - Democracy NOW!

TYT: Who Pays Limbaugh, Beck & Levine?

Romney and Maddow: Umm..where's the Republican righteous indignation over voter fraud?

Obama sued for violating War Powers Act

Congressman Dennis Kucinich Takes Phone Caller Questions pt.1

TYT: No Sex Before Marriage For Women? (re Washington Times article)

Cable Nets Press 'Mute' When Pelosi Won't Talk Weiner

Riots ensue in Downtown Vancouver following [loss of] Stanley Cup Final

"I Don't Want To Wake Up Every Morning To ONLY Hear How Glorious The American Government Is"

TYT: Shady Charities By Newt Gingrich

Good Will Hunting had it right 14 years ago

Cop kills dog then guy for asking if he had a warrant

BREAKING NEWS: U.S. Rep. Weiner tells friends he is resigning, NYT reports. Developing..

Tuli Kupferberg Factory Windows are Always Broken

Walt Whitman's "Beat! beat! drums!" -- an anti-nuke message

Indian Outsourcers Try to Blunt U.S. Backlash

Pregnant and Bound for America: Why Chinese Moms Want to Give Birth on U.S. Soil

'Blood diamond' trial: the case against Charles Taylor

Spain’s Growing ‘Indignation’ Protests

Salon: Just how high can Michele Bachmann fly? She still "flunks the Pat Robertson test."

Sometimes, the system does work

Our Lefty Military

Analysis: Syria's Assad Loses His Grip To Hardliners

Five of the Nastiest Examples of Wal-Mart Evil

Let's Not Lose Sight of Our Common Goals When it Comes to Whistleblower Protections ... (POGO)

Siamese twins sharing the same brain

Susan Tompor: What bank doesn't tell you about online banking, automatic bill pay

The Changing of Canada’s Gods

Dick Cheney Explains Why He 'Sicked' the CIA After Juan Cole

I'm calling the rightwing "Nero-ists" from NOW ON

If comic-book characters repeatedly beat each other over the head, they hurt their brains, study fin

Tracy Morgan Homophobic Rant - Is he Really Sorry or Worried About His Paycheck

An Exit Strategy from America’s Longest War -- 40 Years of Disastrous Drug Prohibition

The Wisconsin Supreme Court Crisis – Far More Serious Than The Ruling On Walker’s Anti-Collective Ba

How Today's Conservatism Lost Touch with Reality

Alan Milburn is wrong – private hospitals have done little for the NHS

Study to assess a vehicle's lifetime CO2 footprint

AP: Arizona blaze part of new era — more big wildfires

What the U.S. power industry thinks about the future of the U.S. power industry

Montana Supreme Court Rejects Suit Intended To Force State Regulation Of Emissions

Whole Foods Parking Lot

6/14 Drought Monitor - Some OK, KS Rain, But Band Of 3 & 4 Drought Reaches From SC To Tucson

Strategie Grains Cuts EU Outlook Again - Forecast Down 10 Million Tons In Past 2 Months

Emerald Ash Borer Confirmed In Baltimore

Illegal Loggers Hard At Work In Kalimantan, At Very Moment Indonesia Signed Logging Moratorium

Brazilian Activist Obede Souza Murdered By Illegal Loggers He Opposed - 5th Murder In June Alone

Where Have All the Flowers Gone?—High-mountain wildflower season reduced, affecting pollinators…

20 MW wind turbines are achievable by 2020

Food Ark—In the United States an estimated 90 percent of our historic fruit and vegetable varieties…

SDG&E adds more than 235 MW of solar power to its renewable portfolio

Romney Campaign Officially Over - Gore Praises His Stance On Climate

Wind Power on the High Seas Gains Speed (In Maine)

Cause to celebrate - two million acres protected in Canada's heart of the Boreal Forest

Germany Backs Out On Plan To Support Ecuador Leaving Yasuni National Park Undrilled For Oil

Peru Cancels Massive Dam On Madre De Dios River - 46,000 Ha Primary Rainforest Spared

Nebraska Nuclear Power Plants Missouri River Flood Conditions

Tidal Energy Vessel Visits Maine

Ohio State Parks Now Open For Oil & Gas Drilling In State Senate-Passed Bill

France is aiming for 23% renewables by 2020

Wind Power in Europe MORE Reliable than Nuclear Power in Japan (With Video)

W. Virginia State Ag. Department Downplays USDA Findings Of Pesticides On 98% Of Apples Tested

Solar Photovoltaics Gaining Momentum and Poised to Challenge Fossil Fuels, Say IEEE Solar Experts

(Leaked Documents) IPCC asks scientists to assess geo-engineering climate solutions

U.S. solar power industry booms, gains globally

Scientists Tighten PETM Timeline; Ocean Temps Rose 41F Over 20K Yrs @ 10% Of Current Carbon Increase

Electric cars may not be so green after all, says British study

Texas Religious Leaders Speak Out Against Perry’s Anti-LGBT Prayer Service

Pakistan's Sufi Muslims brave bombs to worship

Clinton recognizes ‘proud history of innovators Muslim world has’

A Sufi story

Atheists Raise Funds For Vandalized Bend Churches

A quote from Gandhi:

Lawmaker Raises Marriage Equality Bill in New Jersey

Two Texas Students Receive Point Foundation Scholarships

Uma Thurman for Marriage Equality in New York

Dropped the ball. May I apologize here?

Superbowl champ David Tyree's new drive -- fighting "anarchy'' of gay marriage (Video)

There was an interesting article about trolling on the Greatest Page earlier this week:


Does anyone feel better or more agitated here?