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Archives: December 28, 2011

CSpan's giving us a New Year's gift! 3 hrs of Chris Hedges on Sunday morning

Our economy could be turned around in months with the right policies

Creative Speculation?

Perry Campaign Sues to Get on Virginia Ballot

This message was did in by brewery vision. n/t

Glenn Greenwald meet Ron Paul

Serfdom and the historical ignorance of the American Right

How to approach local business???

UC-Berkeley and other ‘public Ivies’ in fiscal peril

Sheriff vows to fix ID errors that put hundreds in jail by mistake

Homophobic calendar on sale at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

Top 10 Racist Ron Paul Friends, Supporters

Apple fined in Italy, accused of misleading warranties

When I try and access the 'pic of bookshelf' thread I get a red screen AV warning.

Tech firms to pay $553 million in settlement over alleged LCD price fixing

Sempra’s Mesquite Solar Plant (150 MW) Begins Producing Power in Arizona

Is anybody else watching the Little Cesars Bowl?

Mitt's religion DOES matter, for one simple reason.

Catholic School Fires Teacher, Five Months Pregnant, for Choosing Artificial Insemination

Wind power achieves many milestones this year

Homophobic calendar on sale at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

When the laws your party created keep you from being on the ballot - Sue!

$1.4 BILLION spent on woo-woo research: Your tax dollars at work.

Senator Ben Nelson, I will wager, will not leave the DC area when he leaves office.

Iowa Town Bans Veteran's Service Dog

Iran threatens to stop Gulf oil if sanctions widened

DUer of the Year (Poll)

The Kyle Jason Show

Additional Canadian Schools Ban Wi-Fi Despite No Hard Science Proving Health Issues

I'm guessing the way the Bronco's got their collective asses handed to them by the Bills...

FedEx Pilots 'Outraged' at Fatigue Decision

Stanford physicist Burton Richter's moderate approach to climate change gaining fans

Google's Penny Pinching Is Costing It Customers

Why are you a member of the Democratic Party?

1st Annual Bad Xmas gift exchange - post your unwanted gifts here

While Drafting SOPA, The U.S. House Harbors BitTorrent Pirates

The Year In Your Uterus

Xpost from GD - "Wind Power Breakthrough" (that might actually be useful)

Girl and Dragon Tattoo - Swedish version

Delmarva Power to credit customers $2M (Bluewater Wind unable to secure a financing partner)

I think my cats are very stoned right now

When the Packers played on Christmas the victory gave to me…

A tradition of violence

Flying Windmills

Playing chess in Eurasia

Whose Tea Party Is It?

Battling Anew Over the Place of Religion in Public Schools

Why Equality is Better for Everyone

Turns Out Mullah Omar Was Never on the FBI's Top Terrorists List

Ethane cracking plant in Pennsylvania, Ohio or West Virginia could create 'thousands' of jobs!

Magnetic (rare-earth-free) breakthrough may have significant pull

What is the equivalent of catnip for dogs?

High Court says Israel can take advantage of West Bank resources

do you have a dog with allergies? easy to give treatment.

The Worst C.E.O.’s of 2011

Scientists test sick Alaska seals for radiation

How Chinese Innovation is Changing Green Technology—Beijing's Big Gamble on Renewables

Mandatory Tuesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! & Here's Maru!

Don't click the bookshelf shoe horn thread - virus

Banking System Rotten to the Core

Sibling cruelty:

Due to the cruelty of her practical "joke", LynneSin's Zebra License has been revoked.

Baked apples with Fig Newtons

Spelchek is fine, but some folks DESPERATELY need a function called "GrammarNazi" before they post.

Rick Santorum suggests an EASY way to STICK it to the MAN. Who's the cat who won't cop out?

Breaking up... is so very hard... ... ... ... to do... that's it -- to DO.

The old spooky campfire stories of "MFM, the Naked Garden Gnome" STILL make pink flamingos nervous.

Li'l MiddleFingerMom was a curious child... in so many, MANY ways...

Perry closes door on all abortion exceptions; change of heart deemed sincere by pro-life pastor

Solar power push faces challenges in Texas (from frack gas)

Will Public Outrage Finally Force The President To Prosecute Outlaw Bankers?

northside dfa (chicago)

PHOTO: HEY! You two birds! Get a ROOM, dammit!

dirty jobs is at the chicago botanic gardens!!

Ahhh customer service...

The Muslim Test: How To Expose The Hypocrisy Of The Religious Right

More details of why Gingrich will NOT be on the Virginia primary ballot

NPR—Talk of the Nation: As Nuclear Plants Age, No Easy Energy Solutions

The Pentagon and its Sock Puppets by Scott Horton

Please tell me 2012 will be better.

Bill Maher: Jesus Just F*cked Tim Tebow Bad

ZBB Energy Corporation Chosen by LEMA Construction for Florida Solar Park Project (PV Storage)

Just a note for those who like TV about food and cooking

Perry bills Texas taxpayers over $1 million for costs accrued during his out-of-state campaign trips

Gee, I thought Los Angeles was flat broke! Apparently not! They wasted over 2 million on Occupy

The 26th ranked QB in football is a Pro Bowl alternate.

Lawrence is claiming "breaking news" that Bob KERREY has "not closed the door" about running

Man in underwear crashes stolen police SUV after streaking through highway traffic

Oh, ThinkGeek, you always have just what I wanted but didn't know it.

Rick Perry picture from Iowa - ROFL!

Some over here

The cover of the American Conservative magazine says "Monsantos Mutants"

Hello fellow DUers, Happy New Year, hope whatever you wish for will come through! Fingers crossed!

Any electricians on board tonite, wierd elect. problem

Ever been rescued? I once took the windsurfer out in front of the cottage. The wind was strong

Will the Republicans win both houses of Congress next year?

Macro(micro) photography magnification levels


Zakaria: Beware of presidential nostalgia

Anybody know why we have this new thing

Ron Paul Confesses His Biggest Mistake on Racist Newsletters

Another collossal failure of the jury system.

Fantastic Sonny Rollins tribute at Kennedy Center Honors!

Mitt Romney, Herman Cain, and Rick Perry walk into a bar.

Austin at night

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Wednesday, December 28, 2011.

Am I the 50 Millionth person to be drinking regular coke this christmas, instead of diet coke,

Jacques Pepin on Charlie Rose tonight!

Inside the zilker park tree

Appealing to Evangelicals, Hopefuls Pack Religion Into Ads

TCM Schedule for Thursday, December 29 -- Star of the Month: William Powell

TCM Schedule for Friday, December 30 -- What's On Tonight: National Film Registry

Pinto mentioned "Fig"....which reminded me that you need this Ocracoke Fig Cake recipe!

Michele Bachmann wants to be America's Margaret Thatcher

Ron Paul Publicly Admits He is a Racist

SWAN - just so you know they're out there

'Transformation': Perry now opposes all abortion, even in rape or incest cases

Commercials you could do without?

Something you need to know about Ben Nelson

*Ed on Ed Show about to tell why nelson retiring a good thing.

A Family Affair (in Hawaii)

Gallup Poll: Obama & Hillary Clinton Most Admired

WI man cited with tearing Walker recall signs

How can I make my alerts about trolls more cogent?

Another "just give them what they want" situation...

I take it the Daily Show with Jon Stewart is a repeat tonight?

Question for the Gungeon regulers regarding Host's duties

Romney looks poised for Iowa victory, maybe even if he loses

Why isn’t the West reacting to China’s crackdown?

Funniest story about cake I've seen in months.

A Dead Democracy

tryin' to outcrazy the crazies

Is anyone else having problems with DU Mobile?

Greenwald: The bizarro horserace coverage of politics obscures the unsavory polices of the US gov't

A reaction to being given a copy of Ron Paul's book for Christmas...

Detroit Lions' Calvin Johnson makes Pro Bowl but Matthew Stafford, Cliff Avril shunned

Hoarding Stuff For The end of The World?

Funny/cute video: Baby Puts Hand in President Obama's Mouth

In case anyone's curious... live feed of Kim Jong il's funeral from N. Korea TV.

Question about "Justified"

Question about the IPod....

MATT TAIBBI: How Banks Cheat Taxpayers (on muni bonds and more)

North Tower Exploding...

99% Choir Forecloses on Bank of America

Cutter Charges in the North Tower...

TYT: Voter ID Denied To 93-Year-Old

Worst Campaign Video in History.

Got a strange error when called for jury duty

Why babies have tails

Nothing to say

I miss Swing State Project

The racism of Ron Paul: saying what most conservatives are afraid to say in public

I hate people who whistle...

cul de sac

North Tower Acceleration

Poster for the Republican primary - this about sums it up

O.K. that was weird. lol!

question about the moment you made the absolute decision to call yourself an Atheist

Jury service loop

EarlG with the best lock ever!

WTC 7 Freefall

DLC = Koch Bros?!?

Political Talk: The Campfire is on now

Toons: Swine, Dinosaurs, Mystery Elephants and More. -12/27/11

Ausama Monajed: On the background to the Syrian Crisis

Some quotes from Dalton Trumbo's 'Johnny Got His Gun' that changed my politics forever

Occupy news

Iowa predictions: One week out

What's wrong with the economy and how to fix it

Why the Wyden-Ryan plan amounts to privatization of Medicare

Flashback 2007 - Mitt Romney gets called out by a fundie

SOPA Bill--for it or against it? And why?

Just had a weird jury service experience.

Gingrich vs. Gingrich exposes Gingrich lies about his first divorce.

People in Montana will recall those who voted in NDAA

Some philosophy: Ron Paul is "anti-war," but pro-contractor-mercenary.

Hamas' Dilemma

Hosni Mubarak trial resumes after 3-month break

A Thank You.

I was selected to serve on a jury, but then I kept getting "That post cannot be found." errors.

Arizona schools' ethnic studies program ruled illegal

Australian military seeks UK soldiers facing redundancy


North Korea holds late leader's funeral

Why do cousins hate each other the most?

God releases Crab 2.0 featuring forward motion

Putin ejects Kremlin "puppet master" after protests

It's a bit too late for Another Week in Law Enforcement thread

An option to post a reason for "self-delete"

Gitmo Is The World’s ‘Most Expensive Prison’ At $800K Per Detainee Per Year

Which one of you characters is behind this?

House of Representatives harboring hundreds of online pirates

President Obama has NOT signed the NDAA bill, it's still on the White House PENDING legislation page

Joe Bageant's essays in book form

Only 1 in 3 American adults can name all three branches of government...

OK, who is super reluctant to click on the "My Secret Sauce" thread?

OMG! Now Gingrich is now disrespecting Our Vice-President of the United States!

Looking for advice regarding literary agents

Last radiation treatment today

Top 10 most awesome records of 2011, By Mark Morford

Have you all seen this post?

Why all the profanity on Current TV?

Zombie restaurants

Sears Holdings Corp. plans to close between 100 and 120 Sears& Kmart stores

Occupy the NYT

Chimp from 1930s US ‘Tarzan’ films dead at 80

Office Workers Raise 5 Day Old Kitten Drenched by Power Washer

Tarzan's chimp Cheetah dies aged 80

You know I had a Geography Teacher in college who was convinced that we would see the

Dammit! Just DAMMIT

U.S. Marine Jon Turner tosses his medals

New Facebook Page: Write-in Your Vote for 'Cheetah' in GOP Primaries

Evolution or Devolution?

St. Luke's denies employee's request for same-sex spousal health benefits

PPP Poll: Ron Paul still leading Mitt 'puddle of patrician prissiness' Romney

Syria frees 755 prisoners detained in crackdown

Man sued for keeping company Twitter followers

"MY Secret Sauce" is the phrase for today. Modify a thread title to include "MY Secret Sauce".

2011: The Right-Wing Media Witch Hunt Against Obama Administration Officials Continues

I am convinced that this forum is run by Vampires.

News Networks Regularly Promote Anti-Gay Family Research Council On Air

Occupy Activists Meet In Iowa, Plan Caucus Events

Finally, our weather here in Tucson is back on track for this time of year.

On Climate Change, Fox Reports Public Opinion -- Not Scientific Opinion

Ron Paul warns of United Nations dictatorship in 1998 video

Heard on NPR this AM: Gingrich railing against the 'liberal Republican' powers-that-be.

Kim Jong Il's funeral coach is a 1976 Lincoln Town Car:

Sirota via Salon: A reformed Jack Abramoff?

Amy Goodman: If You Can’t Beat Them, Enjoin Them (From Voting)

10 Brands that Will Disappear in 2012

Romney may not want voters to know that he profited from investments in Chinese companies

iPhone: "Safari can't open this page"

Wisconsin: Walker's budget cuts are costing state private jobs, report warns

Jury question. I just got asked, clicked yes and

It took a very very long time for me to realize this:

Overturning of Prop. 13 sought in lawsuit (California)

Wisconsin: Join Tammy Baldwin & tell Scott Walker "don't cut BadgerCare"

Mubarak Heads Back to Court

An Economy of Generosity: For a multitude of reasons, we need to need each other

Last Lap Around Iowa ... What a Hoot

Daily Kos diary of an incredibly candid Kerry letter on the supercommittee

Alaa is free. (Dial up warning)

Its Time to RECALL The GOP.....The Baggers Too...loud, obnoxcious. hard headed, low info depot,

Half of America In Poverty? The Facts Say It's True

Twitter ignores subpoena request regarding Anonymous

Oil jumps over 2% as Iran threatens supplies

Fired Factory Worker Calls Romney A Job Killer

Voters Have Two Choices: Dems or Disaster. Stop Helping Disaster Win!

Federal Courts Still Struggling with Whether White Bosses can Call Black Employees “Boy”

Wealth Gap between Congress and Other Americans Widens to 9 to 1

companies were going bankrupt or had to move out of country.

Cheetah Dead: Chimpanzee Sidekick From 1930s Tarzan Flicks Dies At 80

Racist Suburban Chicago Cops Joined in Harassment, Family Says

Woman Says Cops Took Turns on Her

Iranian president to visit Venezuela, Cuba

BNY Mellon will pay $1.3 million to TX, NY, FL for manipulating auction-rate securities

While in Iowa Rick Perry disrespects President Obama

Unlawful Detention on US Soil

Your 'Human-to-Animal' Tweets Aren't Safe, Privacy Watchdog Says

Photo Essay: 55 yr old ALS victim wants to die in foreclosed home

military still struggling to treat troops with brain injuries

So - are all these posts about jury service about a single jury still trying to find a quorum?

NYC Must Make Taxis Wheelchair Accessible

Drumbeat: December 28, 2011

Drumbeat: December 28, 2011

Phoenix man learns cat was euthanized over money

So I'm having a discussion with a Tebow Sycophant the other night...

BP accidentally captures protesters in its latest nationwide ad

Anyone Have Magic Jack Phone Service

Is plastic the enemy No. 1?

10 Ultra-Rich Congresspeople Who 'Represent' Some of the Most Financially Screwed Districts

Einstein: "The word 'god' for me is nothing more than...

Discovered more craft patterns

Why We Must Put Our Bodies on the Line to Fight Against the Right-Wing War on Women's Rights

The 13 Countries With Higher Manufacturing Salaries Than the U.S.

What a great basketball game last night...and Goodness Prevailed!

Massachusetts, Pilgrim Nuclear Generating Station has an event

I have a question regarding RT posts.(RT=Russia Today)

You Could Even Say It Glows: NRC Votes to Fast-Track a More Dangerous Nuclear Future

Finally An Issue That Will Cause Americans To Rise Up in Rightous Outrage...

County’s second solar farm set to go online in 2015 (Georgia)

Cats can be EXTREMELY possessive.

Map Projects When U.S. Cities Will Reach Solar Grid Parity

Is War Inevitable?

Mirror, mirror on the wall -- who's the...

Drool much?

I stand before you helpless & trembling, O She who must NEVER, under ANY circumstance, be answered!!

Cranky croc named Elvis steals Aussie zoo worker's lawn mower

Dog groovin' to some music...

OK, OK, MFM DOES still drink single malt Scotch, but only a hip-flask's worth a day. Of course...

Houston-area woman organizes breastfeeding flash mob at Target stores

MFM HATES it when his ASS falls asleep.. #1 -- it's gonna be UP all night. #2 -- it feels like THIS

Solar panel maker may build North Carolina plant

Who was the most influential person who helped shape your politics to this day?

I love this picture of the the "History Professor"

If you post crap like this you are a bigot and I will call you one no matter how many juries say I

another Court House gets broken water pipe damage

GM crops banned in Peru

Wow. Nationall Review gets it right, for once.

Reporting jury service bug

GM crops banned in Peru

Some things I've learned as a mom...

I see some new emoticans are (or are going to be) available. But could someone please tell me

Bain Layoff Victim Attacks Romney

Update: Boehner Agrees to Democrats' Double Dog Dare!

What in the knuckle-cracking hell....

Crime does pay....

Wind Power and Electricity Prices in Iowa

Colombia's murder rate lowest in 26 years: Police

Neil deGrasse Tyson: So which country is doing most science today?

Let's get real!

Just on the 10:30 radio news: Republican criticize Obama for no Parade for the Troops from Iraq

George Will: Gingrich a one-man wrecking crew {I don't think George likes Newt. :) }

Workers at Baltimore's Sparrows Point get early Christmas

Todays trades

What would you do with this car?

Will there be a parade when we win the War on Poverty?

Is it just me or has there been a LOT more right-wingers posting on Joy Cardin's Facebook lately?

a video to ponder

Let's stop SOPA, folks (Extremely important video)

The Great Thermite Debate...

How many times a day can a person serve on a DU jury?

This Year’s Worst Companies to Work for if You Want the Right to Join a Union

American Family Association endorsements soaked in hypocrisy

FYI re jury duty

Conservatives Furious That Obama, Like Bush, Issued Kwanzaa Message

‘The Last Closet’ is looking for a young gay athlete

A travel writer/book has killed off most of my travel fantasies.

TDPS: Newt Gingrich Compares Signature Flub to Pearl Harbor...Megalomaniac?

Tomorrow is election day in Jamaica - the governing party - the party of Dudus Coke, Bruce Golding

This why Newt took his vacation in Greece:

"Bye bye .. Mrs American Dream"

LBN only allows one news story per event?

RimJob hopes to stall the DELICIOUS AGONY he'll feel when Romney wins the nomination...

Q&A Noam Chomsky: Dictatorships, US relations & state propaganda (Egyptian Independent)

The US Government: Simplified

How Dalton Trumbo got the writing credit on Spartacus

I love Capitalism.

Remember the father who set himself on fire when his son died in Iraq?

Thom Hartmann: Occupy Iowa Caucuses?

Was asked to serve on a jury but...

Oil giant's shell game nets elderly farmers Promises made, but not kept, and it's all legal

Flying monkeys: why they suck, and why they must be opposed

Newtered and Willard swinging for the fences verbally

White men who lie America into war walk free.

Congress Places Conditions on Military and Police Aid to Honduras (CEPR)

Copper thieves darken streetlights, create road hazards

Why the American People hate Congress (at a glance, via one graphic)

The paradox of thrift (Saving our way into poverty)

Conservative group tried recalling Doyle in 2009

Anonymous hackers target South Bend company's website

Inquiry Slams Fukushima Nuclear Response

day dreamin is fun!!!

so, who can run for and win nelson's seat?

The Hill: Kucinich to challenge fellow Ohio Dem

The FDA's Christmas Present for Factory Farms

While Average Americans Are Becoming Poorer Members Of Congress Are Getting Richer & Richer!

In a Big Year for New Soul, a Small But Influential Label Turns 10

Attorney For Family of Dead Military Veteran Blasts Joe Arpaio’s Trip to Iowa


voter suppression overturned

Even if Joe Arpaio goes to jail and gets pink underwear...

how the housing crisis could kill any progress on jobs

LUV capitalism!!! Study shows hyper-sexualization of women by the media has increased 10 fold...

What if Ron Paul Wins more Delegates than Anyone Else?

Israel’s Propaganda Minister: Arabs are a deplorable nation

As MINUSTAH Chief Touts Record:Haiti’s UN Occupiers Accused of Brutality Again (Graphic pic warning)

Thinking about the idea of a DIY thermal solar collector.

Morgan Stanley to Cut 580 Jobs in New York, wall st in general may lose 10k jobs in 2012

Toon: Why can't they work within the Political Process?

U.S. adds surveillance drone on Mexico border

Best way to freeze pomegranates

Touching the cells: robots in the nanoworld

Asked to serve on a jury and the post not found.

Bookmarking? Will the function be added?

What's for dinner? ~ Wednesday the 28th edition!

Romney vs Reality

I now have $2,798.60 less in my bank account

Newt Gingrich, health reform visionary

Feds: More Gulf Coast fuel needed to supply Northeast

To BE or To Be Looked At? Women: You are capable of much more than being looked at.

Exxon Mobil deal hikes tension in northern Iraq

To BE or To Be Looked At? Women: You are capable of much more than being looked at.

Hospital Staff Can't Fight Meal Breaks as a Class

I just figured out that the next Toy Story movie would be 114 minutes.

Priests brawl in Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity - BBC - w/video

Thom Hartmann: Did new Voter ID laws bite Newt in the ballot?

"Sodium-Saturated Diet Is a Threat"

Where are the instructions for Jury Duty?

Fulfilling the Promises--Scott Walker Style (with thanks to Scuba for the IWF lead)

Anyone else catch "Food, Inc." last night on PBS?

Despite threats, Iran unlikely to block oil shipments through Strait of Hormuz

Iowa Republicans to count caucus votes in 'undisclosed location'

What We and the Senate Don't Know About Drone Killings

THIS machine, also, kills fascists.

Deep-sea creatures at volcanic vent

Occupy Billboards in Tulsa!

Nobodyspecial: Don't Vote Obama -- If you want some crazy-ass far-right extremist running the U.S.

Found this article with reaches to Bismark, North Dakota, surname Las Binder

European Countries Refuse to Release Information on CIA Rendition Flights

Sound Evidence for Explosions....

Holy Herpes! Coffman is now my congressman!

Japan scientists hope slime holds intelligence key

Occupy Billboards in Tulsa!

Toon: Wanted Poster

The Democratic Party's candidates are picked through primaries, caucuses, and conventions.

What would be good for a Pokémon tattoo?

silly bigots in Illinois fold rather than follow the law.

Yikes! A liberal Democrat is running for president. Calls for Medicare for all, a new WPA, massive

Toon: Anchor Babies

'Most admired' list: Gingrich up, Palin down; Obama, Clinton still No. 1

Syria has shown it will stop at nothing to undermine independent monitoring of its crackdown

Brawl breaks out at birthplace of Jesus

TOM THE DANCING BUG: What Message Did We Receive From Outer Space??

Dennis Leary’s parody sends jihadist Charlie Brown to hell for Christmas

The Happy Holidays Edition of This Week in Law Enforcement

I finally found out that Santa got me a Portal Gun

Bound for Local Glory at Last ( Woody Guthrie)

Are DU Juries ready for capital cases?

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Educational DVDs for free

Jury duty links are buggy for me

"Drool" is the word for today. Modify a thread title to include "drool".

Sea Shepherd Ship Severely Damaged by Rogue Wave

Perhaps the most disgusting Drudge headline ever?

Hamas bans Fatah celebrations

Sinead O'Connor splits from fourth husband after three weeks

Herb book suggestions?

Ron Paul and Liberty

Venezuela offers free surgery to remove faulty French breast implants

One thing each and every GOPer "front runner" has in common...

CONSERVATISM? Its in a Death Spiral..has been for awhile...what good have these GOPers done for us?

Hiding signatures

Swiss Ambassador appreciates a stable security situation in Libya

Some criminals just aren't all there...

New York Times Hacked?: NYT Users Were Just Spammed About Home Delivery

Being Pagan in Georgia: Promoting Religion in Schools

My Star Expires in February? I Reupped 45 Days Ago.

Can you spare $12 to help put Scott Walker's ass on the street?

Hey Perry, how do you like being disenfranchised? Not so much? Gonna sue?

12/28/11 Jury Bug report

Sign of the Season

Will the Paulites succeed in taking over DU?

Amish Rake Fights!

Desdemona Despair: 50 doomiest graphs of 2011

How do I post a You Tube video? I see that some folks can do it...can I?

Solar Updraft Towers

Really basic question about streaming content

Ron Paul: for the record, and just my humble o.

Cats ‘n’ Baths (cuteoverload)

In Solar Power, India Begins Living Up to Its Own Ambitions

How will we pay for a war with Iran?

Ex-paramilitary sentenced to 20 years for 1990 massacre

Donald Trump Dog Whistles Another Fact-Free Racist Conspiracy About Obama


Carter hopes for normalization of relations between Cuba and US

For Bishops, a Battle Over Whose Rights Prevail

Christians and lions

Hi guys! Happy Holidays! Here is a little bit of my guest puppies playing...

Emily's List Gives High Mark to PERRY???

TYT: Militarizing Local Police Departments

A libertarian ban on contraceptives...

Bettye Danoff, Founding Member of L.P.G.A., Dies at 88

Liberals cannot win a majority in this country.

Man Eats Cocaine From Brother's Butt, Dies.....(real headline, real story...)

An Unexpected Mortality Increase in the United States Follows Arrival of the Radioactive Plume from…

Political Wire: Pew Poll Shows President Obama Retains Hispanic Support

bigotry abounds

Is anybody even talking about that stupid failed Supercommittee anymore?

Helen Frankenthaler, Abstract Artist dies at 83

Long time lurker brought out by total misinterpretation of "Girl With The Dragon Tattoo"

Put a dollar value on your Credit Rating

Mitt Romney: Relative To President Obama, I Like Ron Paul

The Oregon unis for the Rose Bowl >>

I am considering getting some steam games, but I don't know if my graphics card can support them.

It’s Kucinich Vs. Kaptur In Ohio Congressional Race

From Forbes: Stupid GoDaddy Deserves Boycott

Half Of North Carolina Concealed Carry Permit Holders With Felony Convictions Keep Their Permit

Mass fight breaks out at Jesus' birth site in Bethlehem

Do Christians want non-Christians to NOT celebrate Christmas?

Fukushima governor demands TEPCO decommission all its 10 nuke reactors

Priests brawl in Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity

Death Penalty For Gays: Ron Paul Courts The Religious Fringe In Iowa

UnFucking believable

Guatemala to drop charges on ex-dictator

Paul Ryan is scam artist of the year

Guatemala to drop charges on ex-dictator

Bradley Manning can’t be a hero AND a victim

LaRouchie sighting

Pic Of The Moment: Romney Compares Gingrich To Lucille Ball

IDF chief: Gaza war against Hamas was an 'excellent' operation

Asst. Principal Patrick Lott Arrested For Secretly Videotaping Boys In H.S. Shower

Rival clergymen clash in Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity

Gingrich: Campaign worker's signature fraud cost slot on Virginia ballot

Calif. bans car tow practice that hit illegal immigrants

Can we take Kyl's seat?

CA Law bans minors from buying cough syrup (Starts Jan 1)

Rival clergymen clash in Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity

Palestinians offer to renew Israel peace talks without settlement freeze, official says

Internment / Resettlement Specialist position at

Rival clergymen clash in Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity

New Laws Ban Happy Hour, Regulate Fire-Breathing

The Rude Pundit: An Invitation to Haiku Yourself and a Bit o' Joy

New Illinois law requires adults in back seat to buckle up

Florida GOP wants to limit questions of party accountant in Jim Greer case

TSA training video.

Just as Rachel predicted: Santorum surges in Iowa.

Gingrich: Campaign worker's signature fraud cost slot on Virginia ballot

Newt Gingrich is plunging Santorum

cooking for my son, part 2

Score!!!! My in-laws hooked me up this Christmas

Russia Slams U.S. on Human Rights Record

A Movement To Draft Sarah Palin Urges Iowa Republicans to Vote Rogue

Start a war to avoid a war? 'No assault on Iran acceptable'

The Rachel Maddow Show: Racism Charge Haunts Ron Paul

Tweety: "He's gone from the 30s down to the teens! THAT'S why Newt is pouting!"

Favorite Youtubers...

Former Iran Hostage Fears History Will Repeat If Yemen's President Enters U.S.

ONE way to keep the neighbor's kids out of your pool - 13 ft Burmese python - video

Felony charges filed against UC and a UCLA chemistry professor after fatal laboratory fire

The Knights of Labor Founded Today in 1869 (Brief History)

Big Ten, Pac-12 form an alliance, in lieu of expansion

Thom Hartmann: What the National Defense Authorization Act really says?

Charles Darwin: Killer of God or Role Model for Pious Students?

Charles Darwin: Killer of God or Role Model for Pious Students?

Eddie Murphy has jumped the shark.

Too Much Evolution For KY Superintendent

Too Much Evolution For KY Superintendent

Just heard this little tid bit about how the press covers politics...

Chomsky on Ron Paul

CNN Poll: Romney on top, Gingrich fading & Santorum rising in Iowa

Wisconsin: Repukes gave redistricting maps to RNC for advance review

Gun fires from girl's purse in Cheyenne Starbucks

Josh Marshall: With Ron Paul we have someone who wants gays executed but not bin Laden

Ben Nelson says Democrats shouldn't concede his Senate seat

I found out something else my psychiatrist and I have in common

Question about logging into sites from a cell phone

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Thursday, December 29, 2011.

Paululans Beware!

TPM: What Did The GOP’s Hardline Strategy Produce?

How to Save Our Economy:

Gingrich PAC: ‘Don’t let liberal Republican establishment pick candidate’

Latinos Support Obama, Despite Deportation Policies (LA Times)

GOP shutting down agencies by refusing to approve Presidential appointees mom and I talked about choice today.

Personality tests, are they BS?

Man charged with battery after picking up woman, 65, throwing her out of Chili's booth

Obama Administration awards nearly $300 million to states for enrolling eligible children in health

Thom Hartmann: 7 of the Nastiest Scams from Wall Street Banksters

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AF vs. Toledo. Military Bowl. Great matchup

I did'nt serve 22 years...

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I think it's time to push the GOP to go all in on

I hope Marcy Kaptur wins the primary between she and Kucinich in new 9th CD of Ohio

The 11 most important religion and politics findings of 2011

Hello just joined this group

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Obama pardons four sea turtles..

Funny Church Signs

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Snakes on a Plane.....Almost

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