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Archives: November 25, 2012

Citi just lost a credit card customer. I had to do some fancy maneuvering to supply my

Who will win the USC vs ND game tonight?

The building is going down (one of the most historic D comments ever was made in this building)

Something I tell libertarians that a few of us lefties could stand to hear...

For McCain---What is the difference between an A-4 Bomber Plane

You Can't Say That!

'Drug shortages put thousands of Colombians at risk': chief medical expert .

Why Not Socialism?: The Right’s red-baiting has been far too effective

Flatiron Drama

GOOD NEWS UPDATE!!! - Awesome local Democratic activist (and friend) passed away; cats need homes

Venezuelan security forces find cash buried near border

Can't use a balance transfer because both cards are from the same company? Yes you can!

Al Sharpton on MTP tomorrow..

Ou wins Bedlam by 3 in overtime

McCain is creating the narrative of Susan Rice.

It Only Takes a Girl

Snakes on Chicago? (No, this isn't about Rahm)

Chinese-Mexicans celebrate repatriation to Mexico

Giving back: Eight innovative philanthropists around the world (CS Monitor)

Please 'add your voice' with President Obama to- "Pass the Middle- Class Tax Cuts"

Chavez gathers suggestions from public on running Venezuela

Big Tent News: The Nerdist Channel Premiers Tuesday

Might be getting a rescue dog to take care of. Not for sure though. Other people are deciding.

American Political Sex Scandals: The Early Years

Chevron files ethics complaint against NY comptroller

Speaking of Republicans (and decency)...

Lonesome George 'wasn't lonely after all'

Tony Coady on Religion in the Political Sphere: Part 1

False Equivalency

Images of love

unleash the krakken!

Best responce you've ever gotten

Many of the people camping out for Black Friday won't for Election Day.

Thom Hartmann: Brunch with Bernie - November 20, 2012

BREAKING: Mitt & Ann Romney prove they are SO OVER IT with post-Thanksgiving snuggling (GRAPHIC)!

Caption this photo of Mitt Romney

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Big Tent News: Smash Season 2 Premieres Feb 5, 2013 - Preview Now

I've had a SLEW of catalogs delivered lately. Could it be that contributions to Democrats

Sunday Talk Shows

U.S. Election Speeded Move to Codify Policy on Drones

Regarding the "Kindly Get a Clue" Thread

Get Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) passed asap while GOP licks its female-unfriendly wounds!


Shocker: Romney Finds Out That Republicans Are Hypocrites

Affordable Health Care Act question

The amazing political art-form of “freeway blogging”

Big Tent News: David Cameron Faces Challenges Within Party on Gay Marriage But Momentum is with Him

The budget deficit is shrinking faster than at any time since World War II

Militia groups in US grows to more than 1200

Gov. Rick Scott breaks with Koch brothers over health care in Florida

Wi-Fi back up for now. What did I miss?

I LOVE OBAMACARE - - Free Sticker

Big Tent News: DOMA & Supreme Court Case Pending- Will Constitution and Justice Prevail?

Drinkin' and listenin' to some oldies... Any Animals fans here?

Thanksgiving Day Balloons...

What? NAFTA: The Sequel?

Democrats Jockey for Pennsylvania Governor

Posted in the wrong forum. One of those things that is sure to turn out to be a bad idea.

Toon-Cheers Up, Lame Duck!

Dead Air

Jonah Goldberg has some advice for the president

State of Kentucky trying To Out-Do Texas For Ignorance

Student Killed in Melee at Afghan University

French woman gets €12 quadrillion phone bill

Ever found something that you thought was lost? My photo album

oh My GOD! I didn't want to go there.

Rabbit gives birth on the run.

Hedges: Death of the Liberal Class

Dispatch from an American Classroom: I Wasn't Prepared for Pregnant 12 Year-Olds

This has probably answered before...many times..


Perspectives: Jesus was a feminist and so am I

Thanksgiving at the Dog Park and a few etceteras

How to get past the US border in 20 seconds (video)

These conference championships suck!

"A Failed Experiment" by NICHOLAS D. KRISTOF at the NY Times

"A Thanksgiving Letter to the Republican Party" (great rant at Huff Post)

"In the Twilight of Empire" by Jeff Faux at InTheseTimes

Forget raising taxes on the rich, do this instead...

Post election, Mitt Romney Moving To California, Maybe. Or Not.

The Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Keystone XL pipeline

Some states preserve penmanship despite tech gains

Tonight for your pleasure, Latte art. 8 Rosetta.

Way to go, Irish!

Latte Art -- rabbit, butterfly, girl, great designs

No, Lindsey Stone's Life Shouldn't Be Ruined Over A Stupid Facebook Post

Time to put my signs on the fence!!

Teacher In Hot Seat After Controversial Quotation

A cat poem from Ursula K Leguin's new book of poetry "Finding my Elegy"

Does liking centimeters better than inches make me unAmerican?

The Douglas A-26 Invader was a fearsome attack bomber in WWII with a deadly weapon in the nose

Why did I spend ten minutes laughing uncontrollably at a one pound bag of cheddar cheese powder?

The Trans-Pacific Partnership: This Is What Corporate Governance Looks Like

Am I a nerd if I went to the store to buy a dvd to watch and came home

Latte Art -- Phoenix, Indian Chief, Dragon, Surfer boy.

Canada’s Goldcorp operations in Guatemala under the microscope

Latte Art -- Bear presents the latest in boating safety equipment!

What could possibly go wrong? (sarcasm)

A bit long, but, Candy Cane demonstration.

FB pics - cute to inspirational

Strings Attached

Does DOE’s Funding Announcement Mark the End of its Irrational Exuberance for SMRs?

Bangladesh factory fire kills at least 121 (cheap clothes for the western market)

who do I contact about challenging a jury decision about an alert I sent

One thing I've noticed since I've been back on DU

I want somebody to get fired at the Gallup Poll

Gloat Free NBA Scores (Saturday, November 24)

Admins, could you consider adding climate change denialism to the woo clause of the TOS?

Experts say more Cubans arriving in U.S.

So about that College Football National Championship

As drug industry’s influence over research grows, so does the potential for bias (WP)

Two things we need to do in between now and 2014

I just spent $6.94 on a pound and a half of Organic Tomatoes. Honestly it bugged me, then I saw this

The Night Osama Bin Laden Died

"Green Bitumen?!" Nuclear reactors in the tar sands

Why gift cards really are the perfect gift for teachers

Ten Steps To Repair American Democracy

So...why doesn't the NCAA just get rid of the "amateur status/eligibility" thing?

Grand Jury Resistor Leah Lynn Plante Released. Update and Link Roundup.

Boss shoots employee dead at lunch arrest made..

YouTube says that "Gangnam Style" has become its most viewed video of all time

Money For Nothing

Muscular Body Image Lures Boys Into Gym, and Obsession

Over 100 dead in fire at Bangladesh garment factory

Fun fact: Obama did better in Alaska than any Democrat since Humphrey (in terms of overall %)...

Cool Larry Hagman Story

Does this person look creepy to you?

sometimes polyamory rocks

Ernest Hoskins, Jr.'s death, shot by employer

Autism-Like Behaviors Reversed in Mice: New Hope for Understanding Autism

Engineers Pave the Way Towards 3-D Printing of Personal Electronics

Please hold my family in your thoughts...

RI: In manufacturing here, wages rise, jobs plummet

The Real Military Sex Scandal

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Chinny Chin Chin Edition

UNEP Greenhouse Gas Emissions Report Finds Climate Change Goals Growing More Elusive

Steve Keen On Dynamic Economic Modeling

EXCLUSIVE: Drill sergeant, company commander failed to report sexual assault allegations at Ft.Jacks

How would Lincoln vote today?

Election Spurred a Move to Codify U.S. Drone Policy

Truckin' to Treason: The Hot Air of Secession

Fort Lauderdale -Portions Of A1A Still Shut Down As Ocean Continues Lashing Coast

Capitalism’s Grossest Win: The Final Triumph of Black Friday

The Rights of Voters Got a Lot of Attention in '12 -- Here Are 10 Things We learned

Dispatch from an American Classroom: I Wasn't Prepared for Pregnant 12 Year-Olds

Positivity. A little tough at times but worth it.

Pope tells new cardinals: shun "worldly logic of power"

112 killed in fire at bangladesh garment factory

Elon Musk - the Future of Energy & Transport

Why U.S. troops must stay in Afghanistan

A Hawks fan for life.

Elon Musk - the Future of Energy & Transport

It's the most wonderful time of the year--------

Obama’s pick for CIA could affect drone program

The real reason for almost all big business failures

indian gay rights parade demands greater tolerance

china lands first jet on it's aircraft carrier

A Tribute to Blacklisted Lyricist Yip Harburg: The Man Who Put the Rainbow in The Wizard of Oz

Lots of explanations but no real answers for Philly’s Election Day chaos

Republicans face unexpected challenges in coastal South amid shrinking white vote

What Obama’s debate performance says about his education policy

No Powerball winner; jackpot goes to record $425M

Ragged, Unkempt, Strange: On William Faulkner

The Faustian Bargain between States and Banks

A new discovery for science and art: the cultural divide is all in the mind

Sometimes I think I just don't care anymore.

After Hurricane Sandy, The Costs Of Doing Nothing To Protect New York Come Into Focus

Why is Texas always a mere Fort Sumter away from seceding?

My wife and I moved into a new place last week

'Gangnam Style' most watched YouTube video ever

Qatar hosts climate summit amid criticism

Military appeals court to decide: Was Marine's suicide attempt a crime?

Drone makers push Congress to open skies to surveillance

Jesus Was Everything Conservatives Hate

Gov. Schweitzer reflects on years in office

Why didn't Pulaski disarm CJ in the desert?

Why a Global Climate Treaty Remains Worth Fighting For

Egypt's stock market plummets after Morsi's decree

Chicago: CTA pushes hefty fare hikes for passes

Proposal to help the disabled.

Europe mulls banning 'boxes' for abandoned babies

If The Picture On The Left Shocks You More Than The One On The Right...

Iowa's ad war: Romney outspent, but Obama out-advertised (Obama by a touchdown 6 points)

School lockdown: PA Cyber Charter owes the public some answers

Going Home

Help Obama Find His Shoes

Wizard of Oz - Political Symbolism

What… wha'? Chickens have uteruses, instead of oviducts?!? Since when, PETA?

Young People Are Driving Less—And Not Just Because They're Broke

this is what happens when a people are abused

Why do people experience depression at this time of year??

The next time someone says cats are dumb, show them this...

An amazing and inspiring video of an autistic girl and her abilities:

Back-to-school veterans fight new battle

Rising Seas, Vanishing Coastlines

Veteran says Lockheed demoted him after tour

DU seems a lot slower since they implemented the 10 rec rule for GT.

Lindsey peeing in everyone's cereal this morning on Fox

Mid Michigan got the first real snow of the season, last night

Why New York City has a second-tier bus system

Why Gay Marriage Supporters Want The Supreme Court To 'Shut Up' This Week

Pornography is more popular in red states. Why is that?

Who was the drunk blonde woman ...

Hawaiian Coffee (MADE IN USA SALE)

When MFM was a farmer, he really threw himself into his work. GRAPHIC.

20 Habits that make you fat...not a joke..

Are there PV and solar water heating panels on the Whitehouse?

The real cause of the dinosaur die-off

Caption this photo from last summers wildfires in Colorado!

Any Liberal Who Whines About Walmart Needs To See This Epic Twitter Truthbomb {let him have it}

Remember All Those "Pro-Democracy" Protests Last Year? Here's What They Were Really About...

"Organic" Farming and the True Cost of Food-A Small Farmers Perspective

Making your shopper card count

Meet the New Dust Bowl, Same as the Old Dust Bowl

"The Life of Pi"

The Successes of the U.S. “War on Drugs”

Paying Retail Workers A Little More Could Help Spur Our Economic Recovery

Occupy Lives, and Changes Lives

Pathologizing the Male Sexual Response

Dumb Ways to Die.

Washington State fan levels UW player after Apple Cup..

Morgan Freeman stands up for marriage equality

Why Khan Academy Is The Wrong Answer

On the Rise of Pearson (oh, and following the money)

Right Wing Whackjob: Obamacare will be used to take your guns

I personally enjoy these many references to Barry Goldwater...

A tribute to US pundit class.

NBC: Why do we have to be subjected to Carly

benefits bring lesbian couple to high court

McCain's problem: He's pissed President Obama won.

It Gets Better: November 24, 2012 - White House Staff

President Obama Takes Sasha and Malia Christmas Shopping

Meet the Republican Press

Detroit's Midtown renaissance begins to spill into other neighborhoods

How good to see Anita Hill in the public arena.

Any medical coders here?

I PPV'ed a movie last night. "Cabin in the Woods"

Deport Everyone That Signed A Petition To Withdraw Their State From The United States Of America

Why I will remember Elizabeth Taylor fondly no matter how many silly movies Lifetime produces

What Spielberg’s “Lincoln” conveniently leaves out

November 25 - International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

The REAL entitlement that nobody wants to talk about.

From the archives 2004: the newly elected Senator Obama and his family

The spinning for Black Friday not living up to the hype has already begun ......

November 25 - International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Boehner's house - and a clear description of our job ahead

President Obama, Daughters go shopping (at a small business)

What's for Dinner ~ Sunday Nov 25th

I posted a graphic about Wal Mart being shitty to its employees and a rightie is insisting that

Question About Asteroid Impact

A tubby little weasel? LMAO

Dear Santa

Big Tent News: Morgan Freeman Speaks Out on Recent Gay Marriage Victories

Discuss: Is this a real Nostrodamus quote or did someone make it up?

McCain: Obama’s The Problem, Not Ambassador Rice

Turkey soup day. Time to finish off the holiday bird. Anyone else making soup today?

Election Spurred a Move to Codify U.S. Drone Policy

WashPost: Republicans Face Unexpected Challenges in Coastal South

Today in Peace and Justice history on November 25, 1986

Today in Peace and Justice history on November 25, 1986

Human brain, internet, and cosmology: Similar laws at work?

Wonderful essay by an amazing writer

Rep. King: ‘A Pledge You Signed 20 Years Ago, 18 Years Ago, Is For That Congress’

Just read on FB that the letter "x" is anti-Christmas...

Physicist proposes simple experiment to detect foam-like structure of the universe

An Update is available for Lounge: Classic literary opening lines

Top GOP Lawmakers Call For Higher Tax Revenues

Syrian rebels capture air base near Damascus

The sale of human infants IS human trafficking

Red State Response to Questions About My Hat

As Big Agricultural Companies Exploit Growing Biofuel Market, Emergency Food Pantries See Loss

Republican couple says they can't afford to pay $5 million pledge to KC Art Institute

Complete dining room set only $1100.

Government Competes with Private Businesses to Kill Wild Animals

ME 1s State to Create Truth & Reconciliation Commission about Forced Removal of Native Am. children

Arguments against various types of energy

I don't trust any charities anymore.

Morgan Freeman Marriage Equality Ad

Feds: Teachers in three states embroiled in test-taking fraud

McCain: Republicans Should Stop Talking About Abortion

Don't know much about history . . .

Extremists Target Arab Cars in East Jerusalem

The Real Reason So Many Teachers Quit Their Jobs

Lawyer claims lover tried to kill him with her 38DD breasts.

God lets babies die … so popular atheist and artist creates humanitarian fundraiser

Next spring Barack Obama will welcome the BCS champion to the White House

55% in favor of keeping religious laws

Feds: Teachers embroiled in test-taking fraud

A Catholic homecoming

Report: Israeli Spy Satellites Spot Iranian Ship Being Loaded With Rockets For Gaza

Barney Frank Calls Out Republican Senator: Stop Using ‘Weasel Words’

Pro Goldwater ad from 1964...

How about this for a bullshit headline?

For the rest of your life ....

I propose a subforum of Meta called Fight Club.

The Book "Retirement Heist" was right, American Airlines Bankruptcy was OPTIONAL

Tammy Duckworth to prospective congressional foes: 'Bring it'

Should churches be used as polling spots?

Morality via evolution and creation

Well hello there...

Black Friday Fighting Over Phones At Walmart

"Azazel: The Scapegoat" - On devil worship

Republicans face unexpected challenges in coastal South

the 78% Bush tax cuts

Morgan Freeman Marriage Equality Ad (VIDEO)

Lindsey Graham Cracker

Tweet from the tubby little weasel. LMAO

Five reasons America won't fall off the 'fiscal cliff' (CS Monitor)

The Dan Rather smack down of John McCain

If you alert on a post

Gaza is Longing for an Arab-Israeli Spring - By Faheem Younus, MD

DUers tell us why this election win is so effin' satisfying

Fox News Counting down to Dec 21

Paul Ryan failed to carry his own precinct for Veep or Congress.

Sen. Graham: ‘Grover is Wrong… I will Violate the Pledge’ (if Entitlement Reforms)

Really?? CEO's lobby to cut Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid..but not their tax breaks!

Reid faces task of mending fences with Republicans after campaign attacks

Good/bad news: jerk Peter KING out as cmte chair, replacement will be at least as Rethug-jerky

Stopping veteran Dem retirements is top priority for Reid, Schumer

This is a real Gem... The Declaration of New America

swiss chard and barley gratin

Japan Is Working On A 300 MPH Floating Train

UW-Madison researchers take prominent role in search for extraterrestrial life

Israel 'disappointed' with US stance on UN bid

Ten Numbers the Rich Would Like Fudged -

Library Santa

Tiger Cub Playing in the Tub

Mark Driscoll: 'Twilight' Is for Girls What Porn Is to Boys

FL TeaParty "treat liberals like dogs; grab them by their collar and yell 'bad Democrat, no!'

Colombia's Inspector General accused of buying reelection .

I declare today "Caucasian Day"!

Danielle Fong wants to reinvent the power grid using compressed air - Wired

Civil rights leader Lawrence Guyot dies at 73

Where is Jimmy John's when you need him?

Mexico: Biggest book fair in the Spanish-speaking world opens

Republican governors

Low Cost DIY "Honey Extractor" for smale scale Bee Keepers

"...They can make me cry just looking at them eating their string beans.”

Low Cost DIY "Honey Extractor" for small scale Bee Keepers

Low Cost DIY "Honey Extractor" for small scale Bee Keepers

Discussion points the Elite would rather you didn't discuss:

The LA Times has it right. If you want to fix voting across the nation, look at how we do it in CA

John McCain Completely Humiliates Himself Defending his Benghazi Obama Witch Hunt

Antarctic marine wildlife is under threat, study finds

Big Tent News: Sarkozy Ex-Wife & Former First Lady Defies Her Party-Supports Gay Marriage in France

GOP opposition to diplomat Rice begins to crack

Local filmmaker takes on hydrofracking (in the Hudson Valley)...

Former Bush Campaign Advisor: Norquist an Impediment to Good Governing

Donald Trump's children told him to STOP bashing Obama over fears he's 'ruining the family name'

Is the turkey gone yet?

Krugman: When a business owner complains about being unable to find workers, ask how much he pays.

Why Climate Deniers Have no an easy to understand graphic

Big Tent News: Yales's 2nd LGBT Reunion (Announcement in a Great Music Video)

This Is Why Elizabeth Warren Should Win Any Damn Elected Office She Ever Runs For

Dear guy who does the Gangnam song - I would like to introduce you to some people

Great video featuring Janis Joplin and......

How fighting income inequality became Obama’s driving force

Demise of Bin Laden: a delusional tale...

Have the "secessionists" stopped saying the Pledge of Allegiance and wearing flag pins?

About Romney supposedly relying on the "rural" vote....

This time PETA has rilly gone 2 far! (WARNING GRAPHIC IMAGE)

One killed, 60 hurt in an attack on Egypt's Brotherhood office

Is anyone else getting sick of this guy?

ugh...I need a bath...

Drones Will Be The New Normal in The U.S. If We Let Them

Widely Distributed Police Sketch Versus Real Life Suspect

What does Socialism look like to you?

Renew the Mideast peace process? Not now

WaPo Guest Columnist - "From Jesus’ socialism to capitalistic Christianity" - Great Read!

Let me off uptown

Barney Frank Confronts Hutchinson for 'Weasel Words' Linking Obama to Petraeus Scandal

Right-Wing Blames God For Romney Loss And America’s Descent Into Socialism (LMAO -again)


A Year in Jail for Not Believing in God? How Kentucky is Persecuting Atheists (Wil Wheaton post)

Who remembers...5-10-15 cent stores?

We are so much more than we believe... Watch.

Graham Defiant On Not Raising Tax Rates.. Demands Major Medicare, Social Security Changes

Morning in America

More flood alerts issued as heavy rain continues to cause havoc in Britain

Gay Marriage Fight Could Head To Supreme Court

JFK speech recalled as key event for Latinos

I was just over in META....How long will this nausea last??

About those red states and blue states

GOP Warns Of Shutdown Over Filibuster

Palestinian President Abbas Expects Wide Support for UN Bid

There's a strong possibility that

So just WHY did the MittTwit refuse to release those elusive tax records??? PLEASE RESPOND.

College Football Coaching Changes -- Post Your Rumors and Speculation

BP in secret talks with Gazprom to pipe Russian gas supply to Britain by 2016

Don't know about other Democrats but I'm ready to pick a fight...

Why Corporations prefer high unemployment.

Woo and BS on history message boards


Milky Way from high in Himalayas


On another thread and forum Kentauros and i struck a chord over

Have You Thanked A Right Wing Nutbag?

Journey to Ixtlan

I'll bet I'm the only one here watching the Grey Cup!

Cool spiral staircases - cast iron and metal edition

Assimiliation? Yes, of course it's better to speak English and behave like the anglos

Cool spiral staircase - wood edition

Body types in animation:

“I am no man”: For Zelda-playing daughter, dad gives Link a sex change

A ‘Party Drug’ May Help the Brain Cope With Trauma

It takes a village

Big Tent News: Church Polling Places Post Views on Marriage Equality and Abortion

"If the occurrence of rape were audible...

Extreme spiral staircase - with age limits!


"38DD breasts" is the phrase for today. Modify a thread title to include "38DD breasts".

Local Environmentalist filmmaker (Jon Bowermaster) Hydrofracking in Hudson Valley,NY

How Canada can create 18,000 more jobs

Girl Suspended For Being Raped, Attackers Kicked Out Of Drama Club

Twitter DUers: let's take back this hashtag

I am sure this is a dumb question, but does anyone have a problem with me welcoming new people?

Debating a RWer

Black Friday sales fall after retail giants' Thanksgiving opening

Alleged Shoplifter Dies After Being Caught by Walmart Employees

California's 'ex-gay therapy' legal fight signals homophobes' retreat

I Am Going to Dropkick the Next Dudebro Who Tells Me Coercive Sex is Consensual Sex

Benefits fight brings lesbian couple to high court