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Archives: November 29, 2012

New York seeks $42 billion in Sandy disaster aid

Vibrators - Trojan creating buzz with promotion - Strict restrictions at South End Location

Let there be clean light: Kerosene lamps spew black carbon, should be replaced, study says

Simon & Garfunkel, 'The Boxer'

Drunk posting? Semi-illiterate? No, it's Tablet zpostng!

Can I say stud?

So S. Collins wanted Susan Rice to say "NO,'' when asked

Do you know what the Obama's said after seeing the White House decked out for Christmas?

Out-of-pocket caps will help put the brakes on higher health plan costs

In your opinion...

VA-GOV: Bolling may run as Independent.

Who killed Portland progressive station KPOJ? (3,174 words)

Matt Taibbi: Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan Apparently Can't Remember Anything

Let's Talk About Pot

There is great diversity in the new GOP House Committee Chairmen...

So you won the lottery What Next?

"Debt Ceiling Debate Cost Taxpayers $18.9 Billion, Study Finds"

Tree'd by a bar. Video.

Tweety: the right thinks they're entitled to rule

Anthem Blue Cross seeks to raise individual policyholders' rates (18% average)

Republicans and media new attack on Susan Rice

Someday, perhaps soon, you will leave work on a Friday night and head to the cannabis store...

Another Inevitable Conflict?(If the American Ruling Class Doesn’t Get a Clue, We Will All Be F***ed)

Congressman Torn Between Meaningless Pledge To Anti-Tax Zealot, Well-Being Of Nation

130,000 Powerball tickets a MINUTE...

One in Five Charter Schools Is Bad Enough to Close

If I could post a poll here in Meta, it might look like this:

Help! I need my Current fix and it seems to be gone

"Assange: How notoriety has changed a trapped man"

Ohio Lawmakers Give Up On Anti-Choice Legislation

David Pakman: Wall Street Pro's Admit Many Are Corrupt

New popular vote totals.

DU POLL: Should the Powerball payout be allowed to rise and rise or should the payout be

KS town removes cross from town seal; FOX viewers outraged

Organizing for 2014 Must Begin Now. It appears our FL Dem Party is dragging its feet.

Ecuador says WikiLeaks' Assange suffering lung problems

From 'best' to 'worst' run states, Florida fares poorly

Why was it okay for Cheney and company lie all the time on Meet the Press?

UPDATE: " Bradley Manning Trial" for those Dems who are Civil Rights Advocates!

Hillary Clinton: 'Susan Rice has done a great job'

Janis had it -

Huell Howser quietly retires from public TV's 'California's Gold'

"Study: Conservatism Is A Lack Of Complexity In Political Brain"

Hearing Gives Burton a Last Shot at Autism Issue

Ack! Another ventral hernia. Having surgery Dec. 13.

Perhaps the msm hasn't heard, we won. We determine the course, not them

Virginia Race Turns To Chaos Following Cuccinelli’s Rise

When butt enhancement goes horribly wrong

The Birther shit could not have been so widespread without the collaboration from the

My Children's School was Vandalized with Obama Hate Graffiti - Picture in Post

Glenn Beck puts Obama figurine in jar of urine and tries to sell it on eBay

I didn't particularly care for the Bushes.

Has anyone seen "Chasing Ice" yet?

Tarter Sauce the Grumpy Cat has something to say about everything!

The Convoluted Campaign Against Susan Rice

Brandon Marshall: I’ve heard of players using Viagra ‘to get an edge’

Had to stop reading to attend a huge party

It Gets Better: November 28, 2012 - NYPD

If not Susan Rice...who do we pick?

The Needless Tragedy of Student Loan Defaults

Why do people hate Justin Bieber?

Grover Norquist's Budget Is Largely Financed by Just Two Billionaire-Backed Nonprofits

Ok..light the damn tree already..

Can we start a thread for Questions?

Even Pat Robertson Denies that the Earth is 6,000 Years Old

Einstein's brain: Even on the surface, extraordinary


A 35-Mile Laser Rainbow Illuminates New York As A Memorial To Sandy’s Victims

Rolling Stone - "How (Norquist) hijacked the GOP on behalf of the rich" - Norquist As A Frontman

How the US last paid off its debt: Stealing land from Native Americans

Both Gun-rights and gun-control groups promote longer penalties for teens with illegal guns.

Hillary Clinton: 'Susan Rice has done a great job'

The misogyny battle rages on...

Chuck Hagel would be the right pick for Defense.

Stevie Wonder - Don't You Worry 'Bout A Thing (Live)

I played 5 powerball numbers, thinking it would be $5

Collins gave away the Republicans' real problem with Rice

Go outside and take a look at Jupiter and the Moon tonight

Why I'm A Christian

Researchers warn mixing grapefruit with drugs can kill you

When you dial 800 do you want to talk to somebody in the USA? Read this

Republican David Rouzer concedes to Democratic incumbent Mike McIntyre in North Carolina

Arizona declines to set up state-based health insurance exchange

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Church Night!


You Can Tape The Police

Avian pox: Great tit disease ‘spread to UK by insects’

Atheist complaint against Prudhomme's Sunday discount settled

OK, N Raleigh DUers - I am off to the Village Grill soon to watch Duke-Ohio State

Canadian Conservatives defeat bill to get lifesaving generic drugs to developing world

Happy 50th Birthday , Jon Stewart!

Exclusive: Major Unions And Progressive Groups Create Filibuster Reform Coalition

Shall women serve in combat?

STEM Act Receives Official Opposition From White House

Central Park 5: New Film On How Police Abuse, Media Frenzy Led to Jailing Innocent Teens, pts 1 & II

No matter how wrong you are you still have advice for Thomas Friedman

Offer Pete Domenici the Secretary of State position

Office clerical workers at Port of Los Angeles go on strike to stop outsourcing good jobs

White Supremacist says foreclosure won't stop Aryan Nations compound

Cities in the age of climate consequences: ‘Carbon Zero,’ chapter 1

Poll: Which position do you think Chuck Hagel is being vetted for?

Top Romney Adviser Brags About Losing Poor, Minority Voters To Obama

Whatever happened to the DUzy awards?

Anybody else in a POWERBALL pool at work?

"I need feminism because..."


Neal Boortz says "government schools" led us to vote for "a man like Barack Obama."


Black Friday will never be the same

Lloyd Blankfein goes off the deep end

Wondering if I should sell all my stocks right now and buy them back the day

(Obama) Labor factoid of the day...

Taxpayer-Enriched Companies Back Jeb Bush's Foundation for Excellence in Education, its Buddy ALEC,

The Least Influential People of 2012 (GQ)

Can the President pick Rice as a recess appointment as SOS

Let's beat Michigan "right to work"

Curiously missing from the tax debate

On Fiscal Cliff Diving...

The opportunities and dangers of incomplete bus rapid transit

This is why I think stupidity should be painful...

The IBEW Celebrates 121 Years Of Providing Workers A Voice In The Workplace

Deported dad who lost custody to be reunited with his kids

Texas millionaire charged with child molestation

Calexico and Mariachi Luz de Luna -- "El Cascabel"

The infamous snowmen of Calvin & Hobbes

PATH Officials: Several More Weeks Before Hoboken Service Is Back

Reel police: Post a pic of a cop from a flick.

Really? Jamie Dimon? He gets to sign all the bills he'll later be stealing?

Retired British Naval Officer's Letter to his Children

Another apple tv question(s)

Another night on call. Ask me anything.

Bill O’Reilly Mocks His Own Guest for Suggesting Paul Ryan for Person of the Year (LOL)

The My2k War: @BarackObama = Tweet it using the hashtag #My2K.

Ah a nice relaxing evening in the Lounge!

Why aren't people seeking preventative care? HA!

Was this stupid?

Is DU now in lockstep with McCain, Ayotte, and Graham and united against Susan Rice?

Billo Reilly: "Christianity is not a religion!"

Woman accused of making up hate crime denied change of trial venue

Erick Erickson ‘Prayerfully Considering’ Primary Run Against Sen. Saxby Chambliss

Congress to make history -- but for the wrong reason

Lee Terry to chair commerce subcommittee

Salon - "Grover Gets Weird"

Do any of my fellow long term JK supporters buy into the -Kerry =Brown theory?

Photo of Officer Giving Boots to Barefoot Man Warms Hearts Online

Congatulations to the Washington Wizards

New blow for Rice: Moderate senator voices concern

So, just where does one apply to be a "political pundit"?

Southern Comfort is part of *The Conspiracy*

This is really scary.

Graham crackers are damn good.

Question: Does John Kerry even want to be the U.S. Secretary of State? n/t

Hey, McCain, The senate intelligence committee asked for talking points..

Last movie you saw (1) at home / rental, and (2) in a theater? What did you think of both?

Government Report Supports Closing Guantánamo

Fed survey: US economy growing at steady pace

Has anyone seen the documentary 'Happy'?

Being pissed at the attacks on Amb Rice and not supporting her as SoS are NOT mutually exclusive.

Vegan eggnog?

Micah Moore, charged in Deaton prayer group murder, in court today

So I *think* it's Nanticoke, but my new year's resolution is to find my tribe!

What is the republicans role in Benghazi?

Lava flows to the ocean in Hawaii, creating rare natural show

Stocks gain on hopes for a deal to avoid 'cliff'

Does anyone have any recent updates on the new racist shooting in Florida? N/T

Meet The Climate Denial Machine

Republicans want to repeal the mortgage interest deduction because they think it's "unfair"

Ok...we had a "Roadhouse" appreciation thread, how about this 80's classic..."Commando"?

Question About Air Pollution Control Laws

So are we really going to be celebrating Saturnalia on or around the 25th?

“Oddball” Galaxy Contains the Biggest Black Hole Yet (Horizon 4 light days across!)

$580 million Powerball jackpot winning numbers are 5-23-16-22-29. The Powerball is 6.

U.S. had plans to nuke the moon

Is Ed Schultz leaving cnbc?

If President Obama Needs Senator John Kerry's Service, So Be It.

Road collapses into the ocean following Super Storm Sandy

Question about assholes


One has to wonder how many out there can not afford to have a frightening mole looked at by an Md?

President Obama will not make nominations on a political basis

Obamacare changes are becoming real in KC

the least productive Congress since the 1940s....

I haven't seen some people around in a while

Our Q&A with John Kuhn on school’s over-reliance on testing

So a jury hid this post but not this one.

I support John Kerry for Secretary of State

Stuart Stevens, Republican, Romney strategist: Obama won because he's black.

Phones and 'Straight Talk'....

Could it be the real reason the Republicans are trying to stop Susan Rice from being Sec. of State

Chinese police plan to board ships in disputed seas

Thought you'd enjoy this

The Gang of 14 is down to a Gaggle of 6

Jon Stewart Tears Into John McCain & Lindsay Graham For Hypocritical Outrage Over Susan Rice

Fox News Tricks With Graphics

Best episode of New Normal aired last night

This thread is not worth saving

Hey TYT who is the Elbow From The Sky record holder?

Is there any sort of official rule on alerting your own posts?

There are four Supreme Court justices over 74

John Kerry has invested in Tar Sands Companies too

Analysts React to China's Aircraft Carrier Landing Show

What is up with Sen. Ayotte (R-NH)?

How did Rice and Kerry become the only two people one can consider?

I yelled at my parents tonight...

Wesley Clark wins straw poll for US Secretary of Energy

Palestinians certain to win recognition as a state

This song is for my friend's Mother who passed away this morning, have a good trip Ellen.

Gloat Free NBA Scores (Wednesday, November 28)

Overseer allegedly locked workers in burning factory

The Rise of the New Gay Villains

Freedom From Logic

Saturn's north pole animated

Who's in charge?

Okay, I was NOT expecting this.....

I'm a Democrat...

Fuck revenue from limiting deductions.

Happy belated 50th Birthday Jon Stewart!

Let me explain one way you are about to get screwed by Obama's $250K tax break?

11/28: Maddow's awesome new follow-up segment regardin Susan Rice/McCain-Ayotte-Collins (video link)

The perfect evening...."Lincoln" with my love, then a feast which included meeting a hot young man..

My Dad was diagnosed with Stage IV lung cancer yesterday.

Bill Clinton for Secretary of State ...... n/t

Cole: AP Punked on Iran by Junk Science Graph

Things I Learned in 2012:

Have the Congressional GOPers all forgotten the swiftboating ads aimed at Sen. John Kerry in '04?

Better times now, I think

Which Position In The Administration Would You Like To See General Wesley Clark Offered?

Real-Life 'Wonderful Life' Boss Gives Business to Employees

TYT: Gangnam Style - O'Reilly's Racist, Confused Analysis

I don't want to be murdered.

This is a Smug Rich Conservative

Jon Huntsman should be Sec of State

male dominated culture

Which one of these analogies is not like the other?

Korean star's military service

Perfect gift for cooks with a sense of humor

There is too much tolerance here

'Hagel, who co-chairs President Barack Obama's Intelligence Advisory Board,

Here is MY nomination for Secretary of State

Golden Brown - The Stranglers

How do they determine Broadcast ratings?

Now that Republican House member Tom Cole (OK) agrees with Obama on extending the Bush tax cuts

Youtube links in juror explanations don't work, they just leave a big white space.

Betty Bowers Explains Traditional Marriage to Everyone Else

Bill OReilly's Nightmare

UK plans low-carbon energy cost breaks for industry

If you get a chance, take a peek at the Oliver Stone presentation of American History on Showtime...

“It is a fact that Christianity is not a religion


The Inuit sitting on billions of barrels of oil

Senator Collins

Most New Jobs Don't Require College Education

2012 Arrest warrant issued for Texas high court judge

The Real News: Fiscal Cliff Debate: Austerity One Way or Austerity Another Way

romney and obama have lunch--what role could romney have in obama administration?

St. Louis County Council Updates Non-Discrimination Ordinance To Include LGBT Persons

TCM Schedule for Thursday, November 29 -- What's On Tonight: Variations on a Theme

Vintage Vinyl Owner Among Small Business Leaders At White House Meeting

2 tickets strike gold in record Powerball jackpot

Factory owner: I didn't know fire exits needed

Morgan Stanley CEO Pushes 'Fiscal Cliff' Bipartisanship As Bank Lobbies For Tax Breaks

Austerity in Citrus County

A look at scandals involving UK media

Obama Is Flexible On Highest Tax Rates

I just don't get allowing sexist tirades against Republican politicians.

Ron Paul's Farewell Speech Lays Bare His Hatred for "Pure Democracy," and Love of Oligarchy

How Walmart and Other Huge Companies Support Horrific Conditions That Kill Workers

Memo To CNBC: No, The Rich Don't Already Pay Super High Tax Rates

Whistleblower: Nuclear Disaster in America Is More Likely Than the Public Is Aware of

Lloyd Blankfein Compares Fiscal Cliff To World War II

Failed GOP Candidate, Arrested For Assaulting Wife (Threatened Obama With A Gun On Facebook)

5 Ways Speeding and Red Lights Cameras Are Causing Political Outrage

Dumpster Dogs of Donna, Texas (Facebook)

No news?

Steve Cohen, Super-Rich And Secretive Trader, Faces Possible SEC Investigation

On Fiscal Cliff Diving...

Peter Kent says motorists could save $900 from Obama’s fuel standards (Canada)

Real-Life 'Wonderful Life' Boss Gives Business to Employees

Corporate CEOs Pushing Tax Reforms That Would Reduce Firms' Taxes by $134 Billion

War on Wolves: Reform the Federal Wildlife-Killing Program

NOW Toronto: Don’t feel sorry for Rob Ford

Corrections Corporation of America Used in Drug Sweeps of Public School Students

Payday loans (cartoon)

chinese AIDS patients fight hospital rejections

Totaling Sandy Losses: How New York’s MTA Got to $5 Billion

Notice a pattern here...

singapore charges organizers of rare strike

CA Boosts Funding Opportunities for a New Generation of Sustainable Farmers and Local, Healthy Food

Can a “Dracula Strategy” Bring Trans-Pacific Partnership into the Sunlight?


Top Romney Aide: We Could Have Done Better Job With Women, Latinos (well, duh!)

Former UK Defense Minister Suggests Dropping Thermonuclear Bombs on Afghanistan-Pakistan Border

Progressives Increasingly Confident That Obama Won’t Cave On Fiscal Cliff Deal

Vt. City Fights Planned F-35 Jet Testing That Would Make 1,000+ Homes "Incompatible with Residential

throw the bums out

throw the bums out

I got news for Grover: no one moves out of California no matter how I wish they would.

It's amazing

MCDONALD'S STRIKER: 'They're Not Paying Us Enough To Survive'

Senate's No. 2 Democrat calls for cuts to social safety net

Evidence for man-made climate change getting stronger: U.N.

Climate Agrees To Stop Changing Until US Economy Recovers

Hostess to seek approval for executive bonuses

Is there ANYTHING redeeming about Keystone Energy? Any reason to support the company, in any way?

Remarks by the President on Extending Tax Cuts for the Middle Class (minus MSM spin)

Cities in the age of climate consequences: ‘Carbon Zero,’ chapter 2

All the pain and none of the buzz - welcome to post-election governing reality....

Party of Entitled Rich Threatens Economy

In defense of Susan Rice

To what extent could planting trees help solve climate change?

'Recklessness': Phone-hacking report rips Murdoch and other UK media

'Digital detox': Hotels help gadget junkies go cold turkey

S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley takes blame for state’s data breach

EXPOSED: Here Are The Tricks That Fox News Uses To Manipulate Statistics On Its Graphics

ECLAC: Poverty and indigence escalate in Venezuela

Hostess to seek approval for executive bonuses, liquidation plan

Mideast men go under knife for manly mustaches

Study: US jails could handle Guantanamo detainees

The Convoluted Campaign Against Susan Rice

Progressives Increasingly Confident That Obama Won’t Cave On Fiscal Cliff Deal

this is a definition of an angry working class conservative

Unsurprisingly, Great Lakes Also Swimming In Plastic & Plastic Fragments

India Skirts Patent Laws to Help Companies and Poor

Pine Bark Beetle Confirmed In Pockets Of Nevada Forest, Though Not Yet Widespread

In Hurricane Sandy Relief, a Reminder of Occupy’s Original Spirit

British inquiry calls for law to underpin press body

Ex-Massey Coal Exec Charged Over Decade-Long Coverup, Conspiracy To Violate Mine Safety Laws

Stories with actual named sources: give it a try sometime, they are much more reliable

DU POLL: Will Capitalism as we see it today eventually fail?

Austerity — the 1%’s Global Battle Cry

+++ NFL Picks / Week 13 +++

Samuel Shem, 34 Years After 'The House of God'

Thursday TOON Roundup 1 - The Stench is back for a day

Incidents Raise Suspicions about Motive: Killing of Journalist by US Forces is a Growing Problem

Just us Northern haters who are obsessed with the Confederacy?

Thursday TOON Roundup 2 -Congressional Demands

Drive to Unionize Fast-Food Workers Begins

Thursday TOON Roundup 3 - Grover and Rice

Thursday TOON Roundup 4- Egypt

Bangladesh Exit doors were locked during fire..

Thursday TOON Roundup 5- The Rest

Mr. China Comes to America

You know, Obama met with McCain right after the '08 election...

Secessionist Colony (cartoon)

Can the Republican Party be Saved?

Senate passes amendments on sexual violence, mental health in the military

New Conspiracy: Obama Unsconsciously Admits to Stealing Election

Bill O'Reilly and Keith Ablow don't get "Gangnam Style."

How many of you DUers read cozy mysteries?...

I'm lazy: Can someone summarize Benghazi, Petraeus, Susan Rice and so on?

Top US Healthcare Giant: GMOs Are Devastating Health

The Autism Advantage

So to my new best friends - DUers in Arizona and/or Missouri....

Romney/Ryan - Post Election

Counting down to ObamaCare: What's coming in 2013?

Honoring Her Son's Life

Krugman- The Con Goes On

jake tapper & chuck todd on television together....

Gene Sperling privately assures House Ds that WH won't negotiate w/o GOP cave on tax rates

Overheard following the President's luncheon today with Mitt Romney:

The day after the Powerball jackpot is always one of my favorite days.


Chaos In The State Senate As Battle For Control Continues

Elder from Montana’s Crow Indian Tribe who "adopted" Obama in 2008 has died

Report: Afghan politics hampers Kabul Bank case

Unaffordable Cost Seen for Some Under Affordable Care Act

Chuckie Toad talking about the election slaughter in Colorado

Could DU use IMVU or Second Life to raise money?

Navy purchaser diverted $74,000 for plane, gadgets

Man Strips in front of Fundamentalist Preacher

The Real Problem with Simpson and Bowles

I'm really fed up with seeing women treated this way.

Costliest Jet, Years in Making, Sees the Enemy: Budget Cuts

Inspiring a New Generation

Japan Airlines to serve Kentucky Fried Chicken to International passengers...

Economic growth improves significantly

Data Shows Trump is Hurting The Store

A modest proposal for Medicare

Special Operators Try Again To Get More Dough, Control; Battles Likely With Hill And JCS

10 easy ways to avoid the fiscal cliff. - Mother Jones

Gallup: Huge Divide Between Dems And GOP On Socialism, Government, Capitalism

It's Too Late To Stop Sequester: HASC Rep. Randy Forbes EXCLUSIVE

Will the white house lunch be serving

2 US-based Internet-monitoring companies say Syria has shut off Internet nationwide

I don't believe one word out of McCain and Co. mouths. They want Rice.

Former S.D. Governor Mike Rounds To Run For Senate In 2014

Wouldn't it be great if Democrats set the national talking points?

Could it be

Santorum has no legs to stand on in fight against disability treaty

They lost our Vote because they lost their Humanity

Workers: Managers Locked Us in Burning Factory

I propose we end the use of ALL nasty names/insults against ALL women on DU

"Is someone bringing this woman a beer or what?"

Lohan did it again. This time I think it's going to stick.

Hobart College (my alma mater) is going to the 3rd round

Pending Home Sales Rise, Beating Expectations

Iran Delay of Reactor to 2014 Gives Talks Time: Diplomats

World War Z--Still filming!

Eric Hartsburg Plans To Remove Tattoo Of Romney On Face

U.S. Economy Grew at 2.7% Rate, More Than First Estimated

Four reasons why the latest Democratic ploy to change the Senate filibuster might actually work.

Obama Victory Margin Grows

Consumer Comfort In U.S. Picks Up To A 7 Month High As Buying Climate Improves


Dems gained 8 House seats overall--201 total

Death at School: Parents Protest Dangerous Discipline for Autistic, Disabled Kids

Good jury hide of homophobia (despite Juror #1 "not even close to a hide").


Fitch downgrades Argentina’s credit rating fearing ‘probable default’

Fitch downgrades Argentina’s credit rating fearing ‘probable default’

Mitt Romney Faces Narrow Window as He Lunches With President Obama

For those who might have inadvertently missed this ...

Obama 51% Money Boo Boo ($) 47%


Boffins BREAK BREAD's genetic code: Miracle of the loaves

In a symbolic shift, IBM's India workforce likely exceeds U.S.; average pay is $17k

Durbin is only doing his Job

Six Nominees to Succeed Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State

Porn Star Punks Pastor Hagee: ‘I Considered Flashing My Boobs’

Yip, the Angus 2 1/2Men dude was at the Rethug convention, unsure about his future in politics

Chief Romney Strategist - Obama Won Because He's Black And Poor People Dig Him

U.K. Nuclear Push Advances With Bill to Revamp Power Market

Seizure Warrant Issued for Warren Jeffs-FLDS Yearning for Zion Ranch

State Senator Proposes Dissolving City Of Detroit, Governor "wouldn’t count anything out..."

Do you care about Xmas displays?

The Civil Rights President by Andrew Sullivan

Tell the FCC: Stop Rupert Murdoch

Jon Stewart exposes blatant hypocrisy of McCain and Graham

Post your favorite Christmas Door Decorations.

Women's Health in Juvenile Detention: How a System Designed for Boys Is Failing Girls

The proliferation of bipartisanship notions floated on these boards is BS!!!

Walker might complete college degree

The GOP doesn't seem to understand that THEY LOST -- BIG.

What Should They Serve Money Boo Boo When He Has Lunch At The White House?

I saw this and thought of WillPitt ...

Not calling our President "Boy"

Ten Numbers the Very Rich Would Like Fudged

Republicans just don’t get it - by Joan Walsh

To our beloved trolls...

Former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized in Houston for treatment of a lingering coug

Sandra Bullock's son is, Oh So CUTE!

Pic Of The Moment: Obama Meets Romney For Lunch

The Secret to Iranian Drone Technology? Just Add Photoshop

Shadow. Tree. Car. Bone.

More legal trouble for Beck-backed Goldline

"...been busy?"

Today in Peace and Justice history on November 29, 1967

Today in Peace and Justice history on November 29, 1967

One of the funniest things I've read in a long time....


What is the policy with respect to certain "conservative" boards who have an unnatural attraction

Syrian leader sends message to Venezuela's Chavez

Pink Floyd founder Roger Waters, speaking at UN (LIVE- now ended)

Is The "War On Christmas" One Of The Right Wing's Dumbest Straw Men


The Most Important Education Technology in 200 Years

smacking Lloyd Blankfein & Jamie Dimon

"If only we had a more direct comparison to make here..." (re: Susan Rice)

NASA's "History Book"-Worthy Discovery Is Really Just a Big Misunderstanding

Boehner: No Progress Between House And Administration On Debt Deal

What a Disgusting Little Man...Dennis Miller on Sandra Fluke

Raising Medicare eligibility age not on the table

Susan Rice For Secretary Of State

Should the President go ahead with the Rice nomination for SoS?

Dems Tell GOP To Back Off Medicare Eligibility Age … For Now

Jon Stewart Gets ‘Legends of The Fault’ McCain & Graham Attack On Susan Rice Just Right (VIDEO)

New liquid nitrogen lamp recreates weather inside your home

Who fakes cancer on the internet? Women

Bill O’Reilly tells David Silverman: “Christianity is not a religion"

A Thought on The Record Powerball Jackpot ...

Rick Warren, Saddleback Pastor: Obama Has 'Infringed' Upon Religious Liberties

So George H W Bush has been in hospital since last Friday

Sometimes DU reminds me of this scene from Spinal Tap

Susan Rice Owns $300,000 in TransCanada Stock (Keystone XL Developer)

Thom Hartmann: Where were the ''3 amigos'' when the GOP lied us into war?

Glen Beck creates Pee Pee Obama...

Maybe they should make a "pre-deal" before going over the "cliff"?

Omahan gets prison for kicking dog to death

The average age of entry into prostitution is 12 years old

How difficult is it going to be to let the payroll taxes expire?

Why do people use "Kabuki theater" as a metaphor for

Links between climate change and population growth

Pete Stark’s post-Congress gig: Atheistic role model

I am giddy. We have a RESEARCHER!!!

Can Conceptual Clothing Help the Sex-Scared? Yoko Ono Hopes So

Why Is The US Building A Secret $100 Million Underground Facility Outside Tel Aviv?

free schooling for doctors/surgeons & nurses/practitioners

Police force woman to take down middle-finger Christmas lights

If I may borrow a quote from DU'er "The Kentuckian" about compromise...

the 42 worst nativity sets

9 Compostable or Edible Christmas Tree Decorations

41,000 Retirees Say Verizon Is Dumping Them

A View of the Largest Mass Execution in U.S. History

Lindsey Lohan arrested for fighting....

Former President George H. W. Bush hospitalized

Thom Hartmann: Can Minimalists Put an End to ''Swipe & Spend''

A rant about copyright infringement and food.

The idiotic irony runs deep in this one...........

Cost-Cutting Cited in Loose Plane Seats

Daily White House Press Briefing beginning NOW: (LIVE-now ended)

Saturn’s Strange Hexagon – In Living Color!

Boehner blustering again

What is wrong with Gmail?

Why Susan Collins’ Opposition To Susan Rice Is Hypocritical

I like my president very much

Huell Howser quietly retires from public TV's 'California's Gold'

Why ParaNorman Featured the First Gay Character in an Animated Film

Questions about American Horror Story: why if Moira was killed as a young woman has she aged?

If anyone voted "Aye" to confirm the first Ms Rice as SoS, then they must by okay with . . . .

MSNBC raises the possibility: cabinet post for Mitt?

We all have our opinions and one is as valid as the other.

Bryan Fischer (AFA) wants to make homosexuality illegal in the USA, like Uganda

Rep. Lamar Smith, Who Criticized ‘The Idea Of Human-Made Global Warming,’ Set To Chair House Science

Why is everyone at freeperville freaking out over fiscal cliff negotiations?

Birth of Baby Planets Spotted Around Distant Star

We're now seeing the crumbling of the Fox News empire as we know it.

Send Perfect "F__ck You" To This Bunch Of Old White Guys- Sandra Fluke For-Time Person of the Year

The Least Influential People of 2012: #1 Mitt Romney

What the hey! I had a smart ass comment to make and LynneSin deleted her post.

Kink Comes to Harvard as Student Group for BDSM Lovers Gains Formal Recognition

Gen. Petraeus' Apology Tour Begins With a Handwritten Admission: "I Screwed Up Royally"

LUCY: The Power Of A Dog

Larry DePrimo, NYPD Cop, Buys Homeless Man Boots (PHOTO)

"We are in uncharted territory here" (CO2 increases)

(This is really cute!!) Bo inspects the 2012 White House Holiday Decorations

I have no doubt, that those who today oppose the statehood bid of the Palestineans...

MITT: At Least He Cleaned-Up Before Lunch

Stash Tea opens first tea bar, Portland retail store on North Mississippi Avenue

Iran nukes chief says enrichment to continue, leaked diagram shows mega-bomb

I was thinking about darkangel's post on the cutting down of trees for Christmas...

Guess who ate Romney's White House lunch? LMAO

U.S. Gives Iran Until March To Cooperate With IAEA

Repukes OWNED.

Qatar, Arab Spring sponsor, jails poet for life

Alabama ‘Teabagger’ Brian Downing Sentenced To Two Years For Bourbon Street Prank

Top GOP Senator Concedes That Republicans Will Support Higher Taxes In Fiscal Cliff Deal

What's for Dinner ~ Thursday Nov 29th

Bvar's Postulate concerning Political Discussions on Democratic Underground :

Expect Rajon Rondo to get lengthy suspension for fight

Ugh: Mel Reynolds is running for Jesse Jackson Jr's Congressional seat.

Need some math confirmation from a math whiz - 3 series of numbers

Glenn Beck / Sean Hannity - backed gold fraud?

California school districts face huge debt on risky bonds

A human-caused climate change signal emerges from the noise

Judge Gives Bradley Manning Permission to Plead Guilty for Wikileaks Dumps

This could be trouble


Army private charged in WikiLeaks security breach takes stand at hearing on brig treatment.


NASA: Closest Planet to Sun, Mercury, Harbors Ice

The Rude Pundit - Family Research Council: Isn't Uganda Awesome?

Scientists develop new approach to support future climate projections

White House: No debt deal unless tax rates on top earners go up

Fox News does it's job too well with graphics tricks and scares Megyn Kelly

What would you do if your SO was called a "lazy c*nt"?

Joe Biden enjoys himself at opening of D.C. Costco

Democrats, like Republicans, do not want to cut the Defense budget.

The Littlest Bo!

Most Countries In Europe Don't Recognize This Family

3 Clear And Easy Ways We Can Start Preventing Abortions

Dillard lecturer sees parallels between mass incarceration and Jim Crow: Jarvis DeBerry

Missouri Pastor's Fiery Speech Against Equal Rights For Homosexuals Has Stunning Twist Ending

Do you see people trolling for gifts on facebook?

I'm still ambivalent about Anonymous,

Greenland and Antarctica 'have lost 4tn tonnes of ice' in 20 years

My post to the cute Bo the Dog video ...

An excellent response to the phony "war on Christmas."

New formulas will cut Social Security benefits

The promises and pitfalls of carbon capture

Cialis Boner Pills Might Help With ... Muscular Dystrophy?

Spotify Questions

How many Homophobes does it take to change a lightblub? LOL


Caption the Photo!!

Who do you want for 2016: Jeb, Santorum, Newt, Christie, Jindal, Rubio, Ryan, McDonnell?

Joe Biden goes to Costco.

Why Kaepernick Is Right Pick

Julian Assange on WikiLeaks, Bradley Manning, Cypherpunks, Surveillance State (Democracy Now)

Party at the VP mansion tonight....

Randi Rhodes: Linsey Graham and John McCain are dating

BSG: Blood and Chrome

Poll: Cory Booker’s Best Bet May Be A 2014 Senate Run

I think Ohiosmith is taking his hobby just a lil too seriously!

"The Government Bailed out the The People and Imprisoned the Banksters"

Skiing atheist joins lawsuit to remove Whitefish Jesus statue; case moves forward

Over Lunch, Obama And Romney Pledge To Stay In Touch

Secession theology runs deep in American religious, political history

Women brawl over Camacho at wake..

What in Hades does a SUV have to do with sports?

Republicans Push Back Against Charge Of Preparing Surrender On Bush Tax Cuts

Vatican disciplines Austrian dissident priest

UN General Assembly voting on status of Palestine in U.N. NOW (LIVE VIDEO)

Marcia Fudge tells it like it is about the attacks on Susan Rice

OMFG!!! Robert Plant right now is in Delaware!!! (drinking Dogfish)

No news?

Having a Bad Day?? Just Imagine if Mitt Romney were on the other side of this Handshake?

The differences between Costco and Walmart...

Freepers think he looks drunk....

Spitzer Gives Pretty Good Advice

Randi Rhodes thinks John Kerry is behind all the Susan Rice attacks anyone listening to her on this

Excellent comparison of the Republican versus Democratic administrations and economic outcomes

A great quote from Thomas Jefferson

The women fighting sexism in the media – from Page 3 to politics

A Teabagger, a Union Member and a CEO are all sitting at a table with a dozen Twinkies ...

WOW! Syria goes offline, government blamed for throwing kill switch

So what did the President serve his guest for lunch? Turkey Chili, that's what.

Garbage bug may help lower the cost of biofuel

"And now with the weather, here's... this cat!"

Do you guys remember the food insurance that Glen Beck is a spokesman for?

On the lighter side......President Obama & Governor Romney at lunch:

Norquist admits: I wrote GOP Pledge when he was 12yrs old - GOP so dumb they sign it

Robertson: Liberals 'Want Death'

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi blasts health care law at insurance summit

Mitt Romney face tattoo man does an about-face

Border Bleeding and the Legalization of Marijuana Nation Wide Within the Decade

Older parents who have to give up driving - how did you handle this

Senator Akaka hosting last committee hearing (the end of an era)

(Washington) State unveils ideas on tackling ocean acidification

GOP Rep. Floats New Conspiracy Theory: Obama Ousted Qaddafi ‘So Al-Qaeda Could Take Over’

This is a great guy!!

Calvin explains crony capitalism

Which person do you support?

LynneSin learns Robert Plant is in Delaware. Leaves a message on his windshield.

White Supremacist Group Works with Gulf Cartel to Traffic Meth into Texas

Texas Prosecutor faces justice over man wrongly convicted and imprisoned for 25 years

How do we turn this place into a think tank?

Hostess execs are granted their Twinkies.

Man arrested after charging at Romney's SUV

Nats acquire CFer Denard Span from Twins

Favorite VP

Wingnuts Discuss War On Christmas

Water On Mercury: NASA Announces Discovery Of Ice At Planet's Poles

Thom Hartmann: AZ Government Joins War on Women...

Ari Fleischer: "If he's an obstructionists to Republicans..."

Damn, nothing worse than opening a prezzie and it's not even close to what you

Leaving your body to science

Ten things I wish the church knew about homosexuality

"Faux News' advent calendar"-- No one can turn a phrase like

Generals Who Run Amuck, Politicians Who Could Care Less, an “Embedded” Media... And Us

DUers need to get a fucking grip.

Thom Hartmann: The GOP has put Santa Claus in Front of the Firing Squad!

...has anyone else noticed?

I have a question about donations requests from the DCCC.

There's a New Menu at teh Lounge Cafe!

So we have a trifecta of reasons why

Who is Responsible for the Divisiveness in America today? Tonight at 8pm EST on Making Sense

So...yeah...about that whole "climate change" thingy...

Palestinians Win Statehood Upgrade at U.N.

The Fire Marshall wants us to revamp Teh Lounge's exits

2004 Grover Norquist, Glory Days? Soul of the New Machine.

Skinner has closed Teh Lounge Swimming Pool

Notice: the rules have changed in Teh Lounge Lot

A joke about a difficult problem...

Exposed: How Fox News Lies With Statistics

There is some serious cowardice going on here about John Kerry's seat.

The Health Department has some concerns about the zombies we hire

Reportorial fellatio for Bowles (and his sidekick)

Sea-level rise from polar ice melt finally quantified

I'd like to suggest that calling people "tacit supporters of Hamas" in I/P be made a TOS violation.

Inquiry Set for Death in Catholic Ireland, after Abortion Was Denied

Palestinians win upgraded UN status by wide margin


A juror implies that a member may be being targeted

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Friday, 30 November 2012

I LOVED Cop Rock back in the day (1990).

Please Help Me DU this Poll for Boston Mayor Tom Menino

Bradley Manning testifying today...

CNN: Sec of DEFENSE short list (unsourced): John Kerry, Chuck Hagel, Ashton Carter

Take a good look Mitt because this will be the last time you'll ever step into the Oval Office...

Is it time for a Feminist Manifesto for DU?

Lunch with Willard

This makes me feel better!

Comments from Bill Cosby

Argentina 'launches campaign to undermine Falklands referendum'

Argentina 'launches campaign to undermine Falklands referendum'

GOP pre-emptive attack on Susan Rice misfires - USA Today editorial

Sporting "The Norquist"

Is it possible the GOP is keeping McCain

Gay Twogether

Here's how sincere Saxby (R-GA) was: The TeaBaggers called him and he's all 'no taxes' again.

My husband's rethuglican company PROMISED sequestration will happen

Ah STFU anyone suggesting that Rmoney should be given a position in the


Sometimes Chris Matthews is an idiot and you have to wonder what alternate universe he inhabits.

Abbas UN Speech 'Defamatory, Venomous': Israel

A multi-wavelength view of radio galaxy Hercules A

This Calvin and Hobbes Search Engine Just Made the World a Much Better Place

Washington Times editor demanded daily A1 Benghazi coverage

Email Privacy Bill Passes Committee In The Senate

So, in the further misadventures of Denninmi, today I gave birth to ...

International Space Station flying over dancing auroras and other amazing things

GOP recommends Lamar Smith, SOPA author and global warming critic, as chairman of Science,Space,tech

Accused leaker Manning says he considered suicide while in custody

GOP idiocy continues. 29 of them vote against coverage of autism in TRICARE

I haven't seen Skittles' around much.

Could A New Palestinian State Bring Israel To The ICC?

Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Andres Iniesta finalists for FIFA Player of the Year

How to Turn the Inevitable into Evitable

Senate backs quicker withdrawal from Afghanistan

"Julian Assange Talks WikiLeaks and Bradley Manning"

U.S. Moves Toward Recognizing Syria Opposition

Tenant Activists to Help Set Rent Levels in Venezuela

As Talks Begin on "Fiscal Cliff," Report Warns "Fix the Debt" a Front for Corporate Bailouts

The Faces of Black America. Beautiful!

In Drive to Unionize, Fast-Food Workers Walk Off the Job

Sounders' Ianni's goal named MLS Goal of the Year...

Mitch McConnell's Salary??

Announcement from Santa....


I think Republicans are JUST FINE, the way they are.

Front page of Reality News

Moyers & Co. United States of ALEC

Ky. Building Trades, Civil Rights Activists Train Next Generation of Construction Workers

White House deputy security advisor calls for "tangible" progress in Honduran human rights

Boeing leaves SPEEA talks, suggests federal mediator

Post-Sandy, Dems push for climate change action

With UN Vote, Bipartisan Senate Group Threatens Cutoff Of US Aid, Closing Of PLO Office

Negotiations With Boner's Party

The Ol' "Atheist commies killed people more than religion" argument....