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Archives: September 21, 2011

Polio strain spreads to China from Pakistan

Sources say WIS Attorney General Van Hollen's office declined to help with John Doe

Perry brag dumb.

Halloween is still a while away but this is too good to pass up...

U.S. assembling secret drone bases in Africa, Arabian Peninsula, officials say

And speaking of grizzly bears....

Greta and Tucker have knockdown over Sarah Palin.

SF Supervisor Introduces Legislation Protecting Birds from Buildings

So what's the story behind geckos being good luck when they hang out or show up at your house?

French want Palestinians to drop UN membership bid

French want Palestinians to drop UN membership bid

Two articles on Greece and Europe as a whole.

Obama making final push to blunt Palestinian bid

Italy puts scientists on trial for earthquake

Whatever happened to 'jobs, jobs, jobs'? GOP Rep: Yes, we are waging a war on birth control

Myth: Raising Taxes on Wealthy Kills Jobs

Nikki Haley Can't Back Up Drug Testing Claim

Above The Law - USA (21 Sep 11)

Yahoo Appears to Censor Email Messages about Wall Street Protests, Apologizes

Earth to satellite: When will you hit -- and where?

Dan Senor is being trotted out as the "go to guy" for the business

Professional military couple comes out

I hate the new bigoted catch phrase from the right

Yes, falling space debris has hurt people.

And From 1890...

The Parisian Roots of Marx’s Economic Theories

Tar Sands Oil Pipeline would Violate Bush-Era Pollution Law

New Facebook: 6 Things you Need to Know

Breaking news: Deal reported to release U.S. hikers held in Iran. Update: link included

I have a question about oil from Iraq.

Tropical Storm Ophelia forms

Police admit action against Guardian 'not appropriate'

Humpday with papa Hal Sparks is on Stephanie Miller show now...

Seriously? Chaz Bono on Dancing with the Stars: should kids be banned from watching?

Esc and Ctrl: Jon Ronson investigates astroturfing - video

US PUSHES UN seat for dissorganized militant Libyans, but BLOCKS organized peaceful Palestinians

Inside the CIA's secret Thai prison

"We just want everyone to know who the handicapped ones are."

Crews Continue Work To Fix Damage From UWS Water Main Break

Corporate Sponsorship Anecdote

Medicare: Improvements Needed to Address Improper Payments in Home Health

Medicare: Improvements Needed to Address Improper Payments in Home Health

Drilling off Keys to begin by December

South Austin DU meetup tonight at 7 PM

15 Biggest Hospital False Claims and Anti-Kickback Stories of 2011

Texas To Seek Universal Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Screening: Will It Be Used to Further Shame Women?

INCOMING....Just go give him a poke...he won't last long.

To-do lists grow for for aging Toledo sewers

Kindergartener brings crack pipe, meth for show-and-tell

Onerous entitlement hoops.

Is anybody watching Obama's UN speech?

U.S. scientists testing earthquake early warning

US justice department paid $16 for muffins

Glass-Steagall Was Veto-Proof

EDITORIAL: People replace machines at Big Y (local supermarket chain)!

I pay a Securities Transaction Excise Tax, why can't Wall St?

GOP Leaders To Bernanke: Dude, Quit Trying To Fix The Economy

Japan braces for landfall of massive Typhoon No. 15

Gay engineer’s death ruled a homicide

Plummeting Satellite May Hit Thursday's Scheduled GOP Debate

A Transformative Jobs Plan: What’s Good for IBM’s Top Executives is Not Good for the U.S.

Comment from MN legislator sums up Republican insanity

Buffett a Fundraising Surrogate for Obama

Whalen signs on with Blue Dogs

Fukushima Workers Risk Radiation to Feed Families

State Senator Wants "Merry Christmas" to Be Florida's Official Holiday Greeting

State Senator Wants "Merry Christmas" to Be Florida's Official Holiday Greeting

Daily Distraction - Billboards have moms upset...

The Ed Show In Ohio: Gov. Kasich Refuses Invitation To Defend SB5

AT&T Gave $963K to Lawmakers in T-Mobile Bid

Young Men's Initiative: The White Mayor's Burden

CNN's piece Trys to Spin Doubt on Troy Davis's Innocence. FU CNN !

Speaking of DWTS...David Arquette looked very thin like he has been ill

So despite years of stated policy concerning a two state solution with Israel and Palestine,

Where we went off the rails as a country or why a graph is worth a thousand words.

But we'll try, best as we can, to carry on!

Jamey Rodemeyer, 14, Dies in Suicide

The Onion: Republicans Call Tax Proposal 'Class Warfare'

DOJ chows down on $16 muffins, washes them down with $1.00 an ounce coffee.

Ever see how a home health care scam works?

Bahbwah WAHWAH just did a continuous hit job on McGINNIS

so i guess the dumbing down of america is in full swing.

Well that was a speech I couldn't imagine any GOP candidate being able to make

Independent UK: Is this one of America's worst miscarriages of justice?

Slow Poke TOON: Ron Paul's Muffin-Care "Only 400,000 Muffins To Go!"

Judge calls Specter (Arlen) Little Nixon...

While I understand the mourning of the loss of common sense in this nation, this is NOT

"The 2011 (Alabama) Legislative Session yielded an avalanche of socially conservative legislation."

Place your bets - name the state where some private school will ban military recruiting

Memory holes

Marines Now Recruting At Gay Community Center

Armed Services chairman: Cuts could mean draft

help a twitter fool

OnStar Tracks Your Car Even When You Cancel Service

Report: Radiation level spiking around Tokyo as typhoon nears Fukushima plant (CHART)

James Byrd’s killer: 'I’d do it all over again' .

TPM Report: Wis. Attorney General Declined To Help With Walker Investigation

With more space needed, U.S. planning major expansion at detainee facility in Afghanistan

0, 8, and 10

House Democrats Challenge Citizens United v. Federal Election Commision

Show your support for a UN endorsement of Palestinian statehood here

Before the Davis Execution Takes Place - TheAtlantic

Moody's cuts ratings on 3 banks

Gay Oktoberfest Events Reflect Changing Bavaria

Obama just said: "We must stand up for the rights of gays and lesbians everywhere"

NYTs: A Grievous Wrong

Do you stand with labor, or with Ralph Nader, who busted a union at one of his organizations?

Quirky former FBI agent. Hoo boy!

This needs a thread of it's own...

"How Whole Foods 'Primes' You to Shop"

please call... I refuse to give up hope

Malcolm X Interview at UC Berkeley, October 1963

Malcolm X Interview at UC Berkeley, October 1963

awkward pregnancy photos.

The Rude Pundit: Hypocritical, Cruel, and Buffoonish Responses from the GOP on Obama's Tax Plan

Toon- State Bird of Georgia

Does Anyone Think That Behind The Scenes Obama Pushed Palestine To Ask For UN Statehood .....

Supporters Drop 240,000 Signatures At DA's Office (Troy Davis) - Anybody Know If The DA Is Right ???

Something there is that doesn't love a wall,

Al Sharpton leads a group of demonstrators calling for a halt to the execution of Troy Davis - pics

I-Team: Obama "gun boom" may be over

Bill Would Require Nearly All St. Louis Dogs and Cats to Be Sterilized

Which would you rather do: execute an innocent man, or let a guilty man walk free?

Guardian UK: Troy Davis: 10 reasons why he should not be executed

Question about The Young Turks show.

Worldwide Reputation List

Tom the Dancing Bug - "Charlie on the Job Hunt"

Obama vs. Perry: The First Debate...

Mexican Electrical Workers finally win recognition and settlement

Georgia Justice (cartoon)

Obama: 'No short cut' to Middle East peace.

Oil mats after BP spill pose long-term ecosystem threat: study

CNN Quick Vote: Should the United States abolish the death penalty?

A Chicago writer on MSNBC said that Obama should step down

Update on the financial crisis ... I'm still mad. Another Rick Perry Whopper

How can anyone reputable write a story about a police beating, without mentioning where it happened?

New Law Bans Warrantless Cell Phone Searches

you can't make this stuff up / Tea baggers form own “super committee”, will meet at Denny’s

Elizabeth Warren on Morning Joe (Video)

Help prevent a travesty of justice.

Need some help about Crohn's disease

Fox News: Mechanic suggests broken seat why pilot not visible in Reno air crash

I refuse to believe corporations are people until...

What a shame. Tony Bennett had to explain/justify his statements.

150-Year-Old Law Against Wearing Masks Used to Arrest Wall Street Demonstrators

Bachmann Tours Iowa Meat Plant Without Hair Net, whines about over-regulation

Troy Davis: GA Supreme Ct denies stay

Bass Pro Sued By Feds For Discriminating Against Non-White Job Seekers

Terra 'Fro

Issa lobbied for same kinds of federal loans his committee is now investigating (The Hill)

PETITION: Grocery store CEOs: Refuse Monsanto's GMO sweet corn!

Big news for music lovers - REM finally calling it day.....


Source: Troy Davis Was At The Scene Of The Shooting But Did Not Kill Anyone - RobRedding

U.S. hikers reunited with family - pics

"Toxic BPA turning up in children's soup cans: group"

Amazon brings Kindle e-books to 11,000 libraries

Feral Cat Colonies Present Perfect Storm of Rabies Risk

Self delete.

Nashville paramedic suspended after anti-gay posts

Were Twin Towers felled by chemical blasts?

The Forever War: U.S. building secret drone bases in Africa, Arabian Peninsula, officials say

Mitt and Rick’s Secret Donor Deal (cross posted from LBN)

Boeing Loses Part of Atlas 747-8 Order on Performance, Delay

State Voter ID Laws Draw National Scrutiny (ABC news)

Death to Schweddy Balls!!!

Romney broke law to help Perry.

Georgia Supreme Court rejects Davis; U.S. Supreme Court final chance

I'm down here at the City/County Building for Troy Davis

Powell's is the only general online bookstore that I know of that employs union labor.

Marines Already Recruiting for Gays, Lesbians

DEA faces federal lawsuit for blocking marijuana research

Corrections Officials Sign-On for Troy Davis

Corrections Officials Sign-On for Troy Davis

I could never be the attorney for a death penalty case...

The night the lights went out in Georgia.

Absolute disgrace. Georgia supreme court refuses to halt lethal injection

Yesterday it was Pat Boone, and today it's Sheriff Joe

Confirmed: The Fabulously Reverend Ted Haggard To Swap Wives With Gary Busey

Do the right thing. You have the power. Prevent this injustice. nt

Job Creationism and Faith-Based Economics.

Fed to shift $400B in holdings to boost economy ("Operation Twist II")

CNN- crowd erupts in cheers

Really, will the Christian God ever bless a country that passes judgment and kills

If Bill Clinton can ask the Singapore government not to cane an American for vandalism

NAACP Ben Jealous says temp stay for Davis

Someone in another part of this board would like to know more about Troy Davis

What country would you say has the best record on human rights?

Going to a lesbian wedding this weekend in Boston

Troy Davis: 'I'm sitting on death row for a crime I did not commit'

Temporary delay from Supreme Court.


Protestors gather outside The White House demanding a last-minute intervention for Troy Davis - pics

New possible explanation for WTC explosions

Confirmed: Ted Haggard To Swap Wives With Gary Busey

Compare and contrast:

I think I'm going to be sick. I felt this way when we invaded Iraq.

Mods... You ROCK !!!

Mods... You ROCK !!!

This could go down as one of the days we remember

George W. Bush when he was Governor only spent 15 minutes reviewing death penalty cases before him

OOPS...Wrong Forum...

The Dancing With the Stars buried lede

DemocracyNow doing Live Streaming of Troy Davis Execution

Tweet of the night.

More hot sauce ....... OR ELSE !!!!

No Stay Confirmed

The Supreme Court has HELD and not STAYED the execution.

Bad River Band Chippewa's ramped up its push Wednesday to stop a proposed iron mine in WIS

A Television Coming Out Story from 1961

TPM: Elizabeth Warren On ‘Class Warfare’: There Is Nobody Who Got Rich On His Own (VIDEO)

A question about Chaz Bono

Crooks & LIars reports Troy Davis execution on hold.

The Fed is looking to drive us further into stagflation

Parents with students at college - it's worth it to nag your kids now to get a flu shot.

Mother of MacPhail (victim) told the US Supreme Court will decide on Troy Davis by 830PM

Threatening letters sent to Milwaukee residents against Scott Walker

Troy Davis execution: repeated trips to death chamber 'amount to torture'

$16 muffins, $8 coffee served in Justice audit

Tonight on Countdown

Article: "Better 10 Guilty Men Go Free than to Convict a Single Innocent Man" - FindLaw

How can you be Amish and Gay?

NATO Ground Troops Assisted Tripoli Invasion;" Mass Graves"..

Brooks Brothers Bolshevism

Largest state (WI) unions won't seek recertification by Thursday deadline

GOP needs a history lesson about class warfare

35 bodies dumped on road as Mexican drug war continues

35 bodies dumped on road as Mexican drug war continues

Teen contributor to 'It Gets Better Project' takes his own life

Kudos !!!!

Levi Johnston: Bristol Palin's Ex Tells All In New Book, Slams Palin Family

Google to Santorum: We Won't Change the Double Meaning

Is there a term for this mathematical observation.

Federal Reserve To GOP: Take A Hike!

Federal Reserve To GOP: Take A Hike!

ABC NEWS: Troy Davis Execution Delayed

Live stream coverage by Democracy Now of Troy Davis Protest

Fear of the 'Fro

Really - I just don't even have a subject line with this latest Santorum comment! I'm baffled!

Ex-A.I.G. Chief Hosts Perry Fund-Raiser

only 5 to 10% of patients pay off their medical debt, collections gets another 12%

The juxtaposition of the Texas and Georgia death houses on this day has been on my mind

Now they're after the Post Office - Sept 27 fight back!!!

Occupation Wall Street: Day 4: At least five arrested, one may be in critical condition

Dems Play Hardball! Reject Short-term Spending Measure.

Are any national media covering the travesty in Georgia tonight?

U.S. industry groups lobby against China yuan bill

Does anyone have a link to the rules for who can view an execution in GA?

GETTING RICH Off The POOR: How The Koch Brothers WEALTH GREW 43% Since 2010

Is Troy Davis still strapped down to his execution gurney?

wildfire prevention tips

Thank you Keith

What Is Happening In The Troy Davis Case Should Be.....

One of the racist men that killed James Byrd in Jasper, TX was executed tonight.

Man wins dumpling eating contest, then dies

I hope Troy Davis is guilty!

Unemployment Benefits vs. Welfare?

Aw shit. "Ed Show" reporting that SCOTUS has denied stay of execution for Troy Davis.

Well... I Hope These Assholes Are Happy... The Blood Is About To Be On Their Hands

Regardless of what happens with Troy Davis, we need to focus on abolishing the death penalty.

Troy Davis' fate rests with Clarence Thomas?

Just today "uncivilized" Iran frees innocent prisoners, and the U.S. to kill an innocent prisoner?

Any Dostoyevsky readers out there? He was sentenced to death & lead to the gallows

Look for me to be involved with the Ed Show next week!

A Nation of Barbarians.

Wait a minute. This Palestinian "president" Mahmoud Abbas. He didn't win any elections did he?



USSC has denied the stay

healthcare reform, will it survive???

For Troy Davis: "I'm Not the Man"

For Troy Davis: "I'm Not the Man"

SCOTUS won't block execution of Troy Davis

DEA faces federal lawsuit for blocking marijuana research

DEA faces federal lawsuit for blocking marijuana research

Damn. THIS is why I went to law school.

Troy Davis, Lawrence Brewer, and the death penalty in America.

Best Buy ads from 1996

Fukushima nuclear plant on typhoon alert

What'll spray a dog besides a skunk?

Really? I am not surprised - and you should not be either

Troy Davis Time of Death: 11:08pm

The "limited government", "conservatives" cheering the miscarriage of justice are liars.

RIP Troy Davis - murdered by the State of Georgia 11:08pm 9/21/11

“If I knew then, what I know now, Troy Davis would not be on death row.” - Juror Brenda Forrest

Time of death, 11:08 Eastern, Troy Anthony Davis

"That incident that night was not my fault."

Anarchy in the U.K./Anarchy in the U.S.A. -- UNTHINKABLE behavior!!!

Anarchy in the U.K./Anarchy in the U.S.A. -- UNTHINKABLE behavior!!!

A Message From Troy Davis: "Never Stop Fighting for Justice and We will Win!"

Hunger In Chicago: Study Shows 1 In 5 Chicagoans Aren't Sure Where They'll Find Their Next Meal

Why do you think Ralph Nader is trying to work within the "two-party duopoly" now?

An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind

Former FBI Chief William S. Sessions Calls On Georgia To Stay Order

Todd Palin 'will file for divorce.....Rumor or Truth????

How can no Justice vote to dissent?

The Honorable Frank Howell Seay--timely words for tonight

The Honorable Frank Howell Seay--timely words for tonight

the tears

NUHW staging one-day strike against Kaiser Permanente in CA 8/22

Staring out my living room window watching as traffic goes by.

Staring out my living room window watching as traffic goes by.

#1 Reason Why We Need a Democratic President!! SCOTUS APPOINTMENTS!!!

Troy Davis should be riding the midnight train to Georgia.

RIP Troy Davis

Apparently, public citizen activism is only good for people who live over there.

Hilarious ad by Manhattan Mini-Storage re: Michelle Bachmann

No noted dissents does NOT mean the decision was unanimous. We will never know the vote count.

If Nader had said that there's no difference between Christians and Muslims ...

If Nader had said that there's no difference between Christians and Muslims ...

If you are against state sanctioned murder, do me a favor

We've lost the Troy Davis battle; let's not lose the next one...

I'm all for Texas and Georgia seceding now.

If an innocent man is killed

A simple, elegant quote from Russ Feingold re: the death penalty

Rep. Hank Johnson: There are no words. It's a sad day for my state of Georgia, for America, for

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseekers Check In!!

Can President Obama Pardon Troy Davis

The Safety Net vs the Tea Party's Amazing Reality Rejecting Scissors

questions on Troy Davis. i have not been following the threads.

Troy Davis Execution Delayed, Awaits Supreme Court Review

Would you mind having some birthers/tenthers/baggers on the jury at your murder trial?

We were able to recently stop the death penalty in Illinois

To the Davis family

To all the a-holes using the murder of Troy Davis to bash Obama.

The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia

Can you get the Amnesty International site to open? I am having trouble trying to

"Rome Wasn't Burned In A Day": Replacing Liberal Timidity With Leftist Passion

Go in peace Troy. My condolences to all

Why does Fox News hate Windows 8?

Is James Byrds family as vocal about the death of his killer...

Obama gets a kosher seal of approval

I just quit Facebook because they abuse users

RIP Troy Davis ...

If the media really was liberal, it would look like this

When they killed my friend at 26 for more "health insurance" profits....

This is exactly why I'm against the death penalty.

Thank You, Tony Bennett - By Michael Moore

Songs for Troy Davis - add your own

How Marx Came to Discover the Alienation of Labor

Troy Davis' Last Statement:He told the McPhail family that he did not kill their son...

"May God have mercy on your souls. May God bless your souls." -- Davis' last words to executioners

Mike Luckovich toon on Troy Davis Case

Today, Georgia Murders Troy Davis - TheNation

UC hikers released on $1 million bail

A statement from Troy:

Wow. Ben Jealous says he talked to the warden a little while ago

I'm a redhead and my sperm is just as good as yours

U.S. to build new massive prison in Bagram

So, now what do we do?

What Transsexuality Is: Definition, Cause, and History

BREAKING: House fails to pass continuing resolution

Allen Ault, former Warden of GA prison on Ed Show giving incredibly compelling interview.

K and R if you think Nader needs to STFU

Troy Davis might be executed because of Nader's lie and the effect it had on the SCOTUS.

Tell Pres. Obama and Attorney General Holder: Save Troy Davis

Wall Street Occupation Continues



The mother that dressed her 3-year old as a prostitute on contest will donate to anti-abortion group

Am I the only one who suspects Troy Davis's case is part of a POLICE COVERUP?

Here is a case of a man tried twice and found guilty of murder twice, later proved innocent.

15 Reasons To Oppose The Death Penalty

Between life and execution: The Troy Davis story....

Why the mortgage deduction is a bad subsidizes leveraged gambling on housing.

Fuck the death penalty

I Dare Ya To Read This... I Double-Dare Ya !!!

Day 5 of Wall Street Protest... Latest Update!

Obama Defict Reduction plan Proposes Allowing Banksters Debt Collectors to Call Peoples' Cell Phones

My non-political brother told me something that he has figured out about today's politics

Todd Palin to file for Divorce..

Todd Palin to file for Divorce..

Wisconsin Democrats on Wednesday submitted Open Records requests to Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen

I guess CONs do trust Government

Can someone explain the appeal of "V" masks?

Reality check - any primary challenge would be completely ignored by Obama

If we really wanted things to be fair why not take away itemized deductions period.

The wealthiest 400 are worth $1.5 trillion, roughly the GDP of Canada

Job Creators... or Job Cremators?

Job Creators... or Job Cremators?

Christian fourth grade textbook, tries to explain electricity but just gives up

A Republican's Achilles' Heel

Look---You're either 100 percent for the Death Penalty or 100 percent against it.

One In Four Millionaires Pays Lower Taxes Than The Median Middle-Class Household

What can be worse?

Wow... Read This Piece By Bob Barr On The Troy Davis Execution !!!

Whether they realize it or not, the majority of Teapublicans actually agree with us.

This is what one of the right's "proudest" tweeted tonight - a classic from Coulter -

How to make a creationist weep. By Mark Morford

Insulting islam is now acceptable for cons

Uh pro-life peeps...

Nader bashing again, really? C'mon man.

I heard a rumor some people have been protesting on Wall St. for days but it's not in the news.

Burbank City Council Says They Can't Stop Walmart, Tears Ensue

Why did you come to DU??

There Are Days When This Country Absolutely Sucks... This Is One Of Those Days

Cord Cutters Aren't Deadbeats

Islamic center near ground zero opens its doors

In Memoriam: Troy Anthony Davis, 1968 - 2011

In Memoriam: Troy Anthony Davis, 1968 - 2011

In this thread, post something positive and supportive about OccupyWallStreet.

Keith suggests new ice cream flavor.

Marijuana Arrests Driving America’s So-Called ‘Drug War,’ Latest FBI Data Shows

In Case You Missed This... 'Trial by Fire' (The Cameron Todd Willingham Case/Execution)

Rick Perry set to murder one of James Byrd's killers

Drop Everything...Ted Haggard to appear in 'Celebrity Wife Swap' with actor Gary Busey & his partner

Well, Elizabeth Warren just knocked 'em dead on Morning Joe!

Obama Won't Act In Troy Davis Execution Case ("not appropriate")

Amazingly, a majority of the Supreme Court believes that it is "guilty until proven innocent"

Hey, on what channel is Nancy Grace ranting hysterically about the terrible miscarriage of justice?

DADT gone, but unequal treatment of gays still here

I don't Thank president Obama for signing DADT repeal.

"The rich pay the lion's share of American's taxes"

Jesus.... I Believe That The Execution Of Troy Davis Is A Political Act, And NOT An Act Of Justice

Any former Reagan voters here who have since the 1980's turned into progressives?

Is Barbara WALTERS *anything* or anybody?!1

Identities made known of the CIA agents blocking info on 9/11 Terrorists from the FBI and WH

TROY GETS A Reprieve. (Not a stay)

So, how long after Troy Davis executed will Officer McPhail be resurrected?

Anybody still have faith in the capitalist

My frusteration with the democratic party

I'm told even mentioning Obama being primary challenged is a bad thing

McPhail smiled when it was over

Feds ask court to dismiss ‘don’t ask’ lawsuit

The 'Other' Execution Tonight—Man Who Dragged James Byrd, Jr. To His Death

Daily Caller: Sheriff Joe Arpaio appoints ‘cold case posse’ to probe Obama’s birth certificate

When you get the notice, Serve your Jury Duty

When you get the notice, Serve your Jury Duty

Seniors Group Launches Multi-Million "No Cuts" Campaign for Social Security, Medicare & Medicaid

I once heard a rabbi explain why Jews don't have monastaries

Just a note on the McPhal family

US Postal Service fighting back!

Silent thread for Troy Davis and the shame of our nation.

Amy Goodman is a national treasure.

Reaganomics is Redistribution of Wealth to the Wealthy

Rich in Spirit

Rich in Spirit

NYT Health: Remark on HPV Vaccine Could Ripple for Years

San Francisco has joined Occupy Wall St.

Libyan Revolution Week 31 part 4

Are "progressives" a drag on the Democratic Party?

I don't think our economy will ever recover significantly until the price of

Exclusive: Julian Assange autobiography set to be published tomorrow

Why not BOYCOTT Georgia? (Troy Davis)

Why not BOYCOTT Georgia? (Troy Davis)

Why not BOYCOTT Georgia? (Troy Davis)

Do you think Troy Davis would be convicted and executed if he was a white man?

'Barack Obama WAS born in Kenya' say Pat Boone.

Thank you, LBJ, for the rights of women, people of color & anti-segregation!

An apology

History Nerds: Who's the last Republican you could've voted for?

Ron Paul Says Aide Who Died With $400k Medical Bill Didn’t Need Government Help

Why I oppose the death penalty

HP considers hiring Meg Whitman CEO

Beware the Wrong Lessons from Poverty and Income Data

Beware the Wrong Lessons from Poverty and Income Data

MKULTRA projects on behavioral modification, drugging unwitting citizens

Rand study finds less crime near pot dispensaries

Blaming Nader for Obama's woes is like saying the Model T sucked because it was only offered in 8

Garry Trudeau on the 400

Slowpoke TOON- Mutually Assured Destitution

Marijuana blocks PTSD symptoms in rats: study

Toons: The Class War

Toons: The Class War

Marijuana Helps Prevent PTSD, Dispensaries Make Neighborhoods Safer - What's the Pot Problem Again?

anyone watch "the town that jobs forgot"? on CNBC last night?

A question about pot and it's illegality...

I'm sorry but anyone wearing some goofy movie mask gets an automatic goofball label

Eighty Percent of Americans Say U.S. Is Still in Recession

So many mixed emotions. I'm grateful to Obama for my new health insurance, my public option,

Ron Paul says he'd consider putting Dennis Kucinich in his Cabinet

Legalize drugs. Yeah, you heard me, ALL OF THEM

Had a great day in the clinic today.

Question on "Runners High"

woops...... please delete

Anyone else get slammed with like 20 new episodes on Hulu today?

I won't believe corporations are people until Texas executes one of them. n/t

Question about Breaking Bad, most recent episode (possible spoilers)

Question about Breaking Bad, most recent episode (possible spoilers)

Unconditional love

Going somewhere?

MiddleFingerMom is taking his physical therapy VERY seriously.

PHOTO: "MMMMMM...THAT one's MINE. And THAT one, and THAT one, and..."

PHOTO: "One tiny atom in my claw could be... Could be one little... tiny universe!"

PHOTO: "So close...and yet, so FAR..."

Kali's been feeling low. Her doc 's diagnosis was a Vitamin D deficiency, so she recommended...

So what's the story behind geckos being good luck when they hang out or show up at your house?

Do I... make my ass look big?

Charlie Sheen Roast: Lots of it was funny, but I wasn't too keen on the violence on women jokes

Road sign warns of "Zombies Ahead"

A child said, What is the grass? by Walt Whitman

There are days when MiddleFingerMom loves the whole world.. LITERALLY (dialup & eyebleach warning)

Rock n' real music:


Are there any parents out there who dislike Louie or Family Guy?

Promo posters for upcoming Lou Reed / Metallica album banned in London

My passive aggressive relatives can beat your passive aggressive relatives any day of the week!

Catching some zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

Describe something about you with a list

I See A Little Silhouetto Of A BAND: Queen assembles its own "tribute band" for 2012 tour

Yet Another Modest Proposal

Anybody in the Lounge have trouble connecting with folks in GD?

If its Lego You know its real

Pre-Season Training camp now opening for the 'War on Christmas' - are you ready?

what to do when you’re riding america’s longest escalator

Is there NOTHING the most interesting man in the world can't do?

A great movie is on FMC at 3:00 pm PT:

A great movie is on FMC at 3:00 pm PT:

So, when you get a new smart phone, the first thing you do, obviously, is delete the MySpace app

Can I make bittersweet chocolate into milk chocolate

Obama's Elf

PHOTO: I think I will name this squirrel "Sandra Lee."

Anyone here regret the "Smartphone"?

awkward pregnancy photos.

Great idea! I think I'll go hiking...

Does it feel that your life's become a catastrophe?

Bohemian Rhapsoda:

Wtf is wrong w/these people?

Do you like my chairs?

Red Hot Chili Peppers - The Adventures of Rain Dance Maggie

Lorem Ipsum, motherfucker!

A little help please, ya opposable-thumbed smart-ass...

Sly and the Family Stone - 'There's a Riot Going On'

PHOTO: If you crossed Wilfred Brimley with a kitten, you'd get one pissed off kitty

Meanwhile at a Pizza Hut in India...

I have a new puppy!

Most Interesting Man In the World

Bumper sticker shopping GOLD (Hilarious anti-Obama sticker fail)

Kali's fambly is ALL Intertubes-addicted. It's obvious because they're MUCH pailer than most folks.

Does anyone else miss the old photo booths that used to be in so many stores?

If you're not convinced YET that the economy sucks, maybe this recent sighting will help.

Is it a music night or not?!1 n/t

we caught a mousie! Pic

The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia

Help me find a thread. Pleeeease?

MiddleFingerMom got his first piggy bank as a gift from Tommy Chong.

Test your DU intelligence quiz: Question #5

PHOTO: "She's safe now. Her name is Holly."

5 Wednesday questions

Under the sea, under the sea WTH??? Freaking liars...

I dare not post this in GD, but can anyone give me the lowdown on Troy Davis?

A rooster fell on my head.

Is the DU running really slow for anyone else?

This is a test! I repeat... this is ONLY a test!!!

Damn!Got Away with No Cavaties

Can't see the Congress for the crooked Congrescritters - can't see the forest for ...

MiddleFingerMom must be drinking... 'cause ain't THIS the troof?!?!?

Calling all geezer and geezerette DU'ers! Do your part.

I can be silent no longer!!!!!!!

What food do you miss that is hard to get? I always ask for fettucini alfredo

I found this old b/w film on youtube about taking showers, kind of creepy.

"An orgasm" is the phrase for today. Modify a thread title to include "an orgasm".

I think my mother's dog is ready for her last trip to the vet.

R.E.M. Has Broken Up

All My Children predictions

Why can't we all get along?

I want to try and get to the bottom of something that's been bothering me

What do deer eat?

What are your favorite saxaphone tunes??? got a clip?

Just like you did not know what an orgasm was before you had one...

Things we say today that we owe to Shakespeare. Can you add to the list.

Watergate office building to be sold

Sharia Law ::: Saudia Arabia Executes Sudanese National for SORCERY

Lawyer for 2 Americans jailed as spies in Iran says they will be released within hours

G.O.P. Urges No Further Fed Stimulus

Arab League parliament urges Syria (and Yemen) suspension

U.S. assembling secret drone bases in Africa, Arabian Peninsula, officials say

REM announced their retirement exactly 14 years to the day that Dean Smith announced his

Sikkim earthquake: Scores of bodies found in rubble

Mich. Dem. switches to GOP House race

Russia Faces Recession for Two Years With $50 Oil, IMF Says

What type of "exotic" ethnic restaurants are in your area?

Greece bailout: Cabinet meets to discuss faster cuts

Greece bailout: Cabinet meets to discuss faster cuts

MPs summon Met police to explain bid to force Guardian to reveal sources (Re: Phone Hacking Scandal)

US confirms $5bn Taiwan F-16 fighter jet upgrade

Police: Explosion Investigated as Detonation of a Car Bomb Seriously Injures 3 in Michigan

Polio strain spreads to China from Pakistan

Mitt and Rick’s Secret Donor Deal

Worldwide Reputation List

Unauthorised Julian Assange autobiography due out

WikiLeaked U.S. Cables Paint Portrait of Brutal, Ineffectual and Polluting UN Force

Tell Pres. Obama and Attorney General Holder: Save Troy Davis

Troy Davis asks Supreme Court to stop execution

Germany bans neo-Nazi group aiding far-right prisoners

Supreme Court now reconsidering #TroyDavis case. Execution delayed

Troy Davis execution delayed while supreme court considers stay

23,000 California RNs to Strike Thursday—09/22/11

Young Adults Make Gains in Health Insurance Coverage

Washington governor meets with striking teachers, school officials

Hillary Clinton Promotes Women's Rights Treaty That U.S. Has Not Yet Signed

Troy Davis Stay denied

Supreme Court Denies Stay

BREAKING-(10am EDT): Hikers Free

8 Children Abducted by Mother, Police Say

Michael Reagan: I'm 'not crazy enough' to run for U.S. Senate

Obama Pushes for Whistle-Blower Bill

Kelly Thomas: DA charges two officers with murder, manslaughter

BREAKING: Court allows ACLU challenge to FISA Amendments Act warrantless wiretapping law to proceed

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Fed Moves on Long-Term Interest Rates to Spur Growth

Temporary Delay of Execution for Troy Davis (Supreme Court Deliberating)

Troy Davis: no polygraph test before execution tonight

Three House Dems take on Georgia death case

House kills stopgap spending bill containing $3.7 billion for disaster aid

ATF 'Fast and Furious' secret audio: Murder of Border Patrol agent 'collateral damage'

Dumping of 35 bodies seen as challenge to Zetas

Two U.S. hikers convicted as spies leave Iran on bail

Senate Panel Approves $53B Foreign Aid Bill

House committee passes E-Verify after two days of debate

US Supreme Court refuses to block execution of Troy Davis

US Supreme Court refuses to block execution of Troy Davis

Al Gore confirms multiple iPhones coming

A $16 muffin? Justice Dept. audit finds ‘wasteful’ and extravagant spending

Obama making final push to blunt Palestinian bid

Obama deserves 'badge of honor' on Israel, says Netanyahu

Georgia Executes Troy Davis After His Last Plea Fails ('I Am Innocent')

West Hollywood to Ban Sale of Fur Garments

Obama, at U.N., Explains Rationale for Opposing Palestinian Statehood Bid

Catholic trivia test for refugee deemed unfair

Obama Won't Weigh In On Georgia Execution

White Supremacist Executed For Texas Dragging

Armed Services Chairman Suggests Deep Defense Cuts Could Mean Reinstatement Of Military Draft

Egghead and Blockheads

Fighting for real ‘shared sacrifice’

Graham Attempting to Force Feed Senate Anti-NLRB Bill

Krugman: Billionaires and Secretaries

Obama at the U.N.

Republican leaders to Ben Bernanke: No more stimulus

Gov. Perry Cut Funds For Women's Health In Texas

Have You Called Any GOP Members re: Jobs Bill & Taxes

Robert Reich: The Republicans’ Latest Ploy to Keep the Economy Lousy through Election Day

Why vote for a lesser evil?

Darrell Issa sent letter to Energy Secretary requesting loan for California electric car maker

Holder: Obama Administration Still Working To Close Gitmo Before 2012

Mitt Romney: 'Raising taxes on corporations is raising taxes on people.'

NYT BREAKING NEWS: Fed Moves on Long-Term Rates to Spur Growth

Perry lead is SLIMMING in SC and in the republican primary

After Taking Millions In Wall Street $, Romney Appoints Wall Street Front Group Chm. Policy Adviser

"Survey finds significant drop in uninsured young adults" (Obamacare)

Washington Wire: Who's the Real 'Zero?' Romney Asks

The Unemployment Rate In Texas Is 8.5%

Perry Used Taxpayer Money to Subsidize Family Vacations, Presidential Campaign Events

Political Wire: David Frum: All About Defeating Obama

Statement from President Obama on the Release of Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal

Bachmann Pitches Message at Wrong Factory

Just now on Al Sharpton! Defense will ask SCOTUS to stop execution. n/t

I am sick of Ralph Nader threads! Please just let him go away on DU.

Florida 'Pro-Family' Leader Tweets his endorsement of Rick Perry


Gore wielcomes Cenk to Current TV

Preview of next year. Perry releases new "President ZERO" ad

Why some polls make no sense: Giuliani 2012!!!

Obama's catching up to Bush

Obama pleases Israel with United Nations speech

If Facebook 'likes' counted as votes...

Is Rick Perry Palling Around With Extremists?

Fox Aims For Obama But Accidentally Attacks Private Regulators*

Marines Hit the Ground Running in Seeking Recruits at Gay Center

Kudos to Obama -- A huge step in the right (correct) direction

Russ Feingold: 'I Strongly Disagree With Ralph Nader' On A Primary Challenge To Obama

If we don't raise taxes on the rich now, we may see real class warfare later!

Suskind is getting his a@@ handed to him by Martin Bashir who's in for LO tonight.

Mainstream pundits vs. mainstream voters

I really didn't think this country could be more fucked than it was as of the 2000

Friends and foes.

Gary Johnson to participate in tomorrow night's debate

The moderate, centrist elite does not speak for moderate voters

Labor putting its muscle behind Obama’s jobs bill

TPM Video: Elizabeth Warren on 'Class Warfare'

Talkingpointsmemo's Josh Marshall: Gimme a Break

Can Obama grant Troy Davis executive clemency and prevent his execution?

You don't have to be white to get justice. You don't have to be rich to get justice.

Barry Schek says our Justice system is broken, I say it is destroyed. n/t

A Million Teenagers have gotten health care under Obama's plan !!

Views of Perry Turn More Negative Since First Debate, By NATE SILVER

Maybe there should be a federal law

FUCKING ASSHOLES IN GEORGIA! Fuck those 5 assholes to hell! n/t

There are unfortunately a group of Democrats nationwide

Belittling the accompolishment to disavow Obama's success...

Examining the latest "teh LIST" of Obama's record with the gay community.

Days of Rage Occupy Wall St.

Mike Malloy - I Can Smell Teabaggers

CAPTION Obama at the UN

Obama: "A warrior for the middle class? I wear that badge of honor."

Is it me, or does anyone else see an odd correlation between Obama "criticism" and Nader support??

'Ignoreland' — R.E.M.'s take on Reagan and conservatism

Growing Up Paul

Rachel Maddow On The Repeal Of DADT 9/20/11

Jim Chanos: China Debt is Worse than Europe Debt

Dial M for Meltdown

TDPS: American Conservatism Is Indistinguishable from a Religion

Thom Hartmann with Rev. Jesse Jackson - Is this the end of the line for Troy Davis?

Papantonio: How Much Did Sexual Harassment Cost Bill O’Reilly

President Obama Addresses U.N. General Assembly


Thom Hartmann: Conversations with Great Minds with David Stockman. Part 1

Thom Hartmann: Conversations with Great Minds with David Stockman. Part 2

MSNBC - Rep. Sally Kern (R-OK): Homosexuals Are Worse Than Terrorists

Do the rich pay their "fair share"

DU, let's out CAPTION Huffington Post!!!! Here's a photo of cold-hearted Michelle Bachmann.

Obama and Israel side against Palestine

Perry Is Done

What does it feel like to fly over planet Earth?

Josh Ritter - "Girl In The War"

Thom Hartmann: Exposing the GOP's Secret Game Plan to Win in 2012

Move on: Most powerful response to Let Him Die party.

Thom Hartmann: America..Life Imitates The Bourne Identity

Anonymous - Capitalism is not free market. Free market is not capitalism.

Cornel West: Escalating Civil Disobedience Is Necessary

Papantonio: The Truly Evil Nature of Fox News

John Amato On The GOP History Of Voter Suppression

Billie Holiday: 'Strange Fruit'

Dramatic Video: EU cops violent with immigrants

Question for Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs: GOP FoxNews Google Debate

TYT: Obama Advisers Exposed In New Book

AC360 - 14-Yr-Old Jamey Rodemeyer Bullied To Death

Proof that Yahoo is censoring email about the Wall Street occupation!!

In a financial war. And losing.

Bernie Sanders ~the U.S. should have a single-payer health care system.

Keiser Report, US Dollar fraud and rape of savers

It's Simple: Keep Your Hands Off Social Security and Medicare!

Netanyahu: Obama's Stance On Israel is a Badge of Honor

Olbermann Calls Out MSM For "Media Blackout" Of Wall Street Occupation

The President scores a major victory, thanks to progressives.

Elizabeth Warren Trounces “Class Warfare” Meme (BOOM!)

Why Is TYT Going To Current TV?

I Think Health Care Reform Is Working...

Atlas omits huge lump of arseholes talking about climate change

Murdoch will have to step down, rival mogul says

A Banker’s Secret Wealth

Corporations own your wallet now.

The Metro-covery and the Limits of Growth Without Growth

Troy Davis and the History of Injustice in America

U.S. ill-equipped to deal with Japan-like nuclear meltdown

religion and politics

Lamar Alexander steps down from No. 3 position in GOP leadership -

What Awful Reality TV and Suburban Living Have to Do With the Tea Party's Lack of Empathy

Political Shift in California Trips Brown

Federal Reserve ignores Republican demands, moves to spur growth

Bush, Cheney, and GOP Responsible for Attempt to Discredit Obama with Solyndra

Will Ties to Pentagon Contractors Push 'Supercommittee' Democrats to Cut Entitlements?

With credit still tight around the country, support for new public state banks is growing

IMF warns on global financial system

Don't Underestimate Liberals in the Battle for True Freedom

"Rome Wasn't Burned In A Day": Replacing Liberal Timidity With Leftist Passion

U.S. taxes are low compared to OECD countries - Tax Policy Center

Labor Day reflections – are unions passé?

GOP To Support 'Trickle-Down' Disaster Aid

Obama's Arc of Instability, Destabilizing the World One Region at a Time

Exclusive: Murdoch execs told of hacking evidence in 2006

Sorry, But The Republican Arguments Against A 'Millionaire's Tax' Are Just Preposterous

U.S. Business Has High Tax Rates but Pays Less - NYT

E.J. Dionne: GM is back, thanks to Uncle Sam

Revenue Provisions in President Obama's Jobs bill - Citizens for Tax Justice