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Archives: November 30, 2012

Just saw "Lincoln".

What Was Brazil's Role in Operation Condor? It Created and Led the Murderous Plan

Amazing 'Lawrence' trivia.

This might be the best summary of that 45 year old idiot who shot a 17 year old in Melbourne Fla.

2012 Justice Update A season of Victories

Resolved: Obama is a reincarnation of Lincoln

Was McCain invited to dine with the President in 2008?

I didn't know that Funeral homes played Christmas music and had Christmas trees.

41,000 Retirees Say Verizon Is Dumping Them

Mississippi River could become impassable in two weeks

Girl's Rape (by correctional officer) Caught on Tape, Parents Say

Lying-In-State Dead Pool

This guy went fishing and caught 4 deer

What form of the Pledge of Allegiance did you learn?

What happened to my enticing Frenchman?

Cancelled my Sams Club membership and opened one with Costcos in support of their unionized workers

I am Mad as Hell...and I am not going to Take it ANYMORE!

Advice to Republicans

Papantonio & Kennedy On The News Behind The News

What It Was Like to Be a Woman at Goldman Sachs

Speaking Truth To Power

Super Ramen Noodles to the rescue??

Walmart, Burger King, McDonald's workers strike/protest low wages, shitty jobs

Lloyd Blankfein, you are unbelievable. (And I don't mean that in a nice way)

Ricky "The Hitman" Hatton

Everybody Chill, NASA Says: No Martian Organics Found

UNITE HERE Elects New President

The Slave Codes. Alabama 1833

Video of Tim Russell court plea today.

OUR Walmart Organizers Promise Multi-Pronged December

hostess execs want 1.8m in bonuses

Mortgage Interest Deduction: Not A Tax Break For The Middle Class

Obama to GOP: I’m done negotiating with myself - Ezra Klein

So we've beaten Justin Bieber to oblivion, can we now discuss Steve Tyler & Nicki Minaj?

DU is the single most valuable information source on the planet.

The Nation: When Domestic Workers Suffer, Our Economy Suffers

NPR:Texas Scientist Says Bigfoot is Real. Let the Hunt Begin?

I will support cutting farm subsidies if that is what is needed

GOP Rejects White House Opening Budget Bid

"Come to Colorado" (pic)


Where is Earl G when we need him?

Anybody just see that? Wendell Potter and Ed Schultz on the Medicare savings proposals.

Feds want answers from Kansas abortion opponent

Empires are rarely defeated nowadays. They are strangled with debt.

Re-define THIS, congressman.

Juries are still letting things slide

Happy ending at 18

Not quite sure how to frame this question..... info.

Todd Akin uses Jamie Foxx joke to raise money

The Amityville Horror is on THIS TV!!!


Is this the real Hell ?

Press Clips by Linda Greenhouse

Inside Amazon (pic heavy)

Have you ever done this?

Swift Boat Backer Bob Perry Funded Mysterious Super PAC

as a Bona fide "radical leftist" I STRONGLY, STRONGLY support Chuck Hagel's nomination

Obama to GOP: I’m done negotiating with myself

Last House race brings 2012 election to an end

Suggestion to Pres. Obama: Appoint Romney as ambassador to his money and his tax returns;

"Swiper, No Swiping!": The Demonology of Dora the Explorer (aka witch)

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF! Fiscal Blackmail & a new kitty gif

Not So Fast: Scott Brown Could Make Major Comeback.....

How to recover more quickly from a recession?

WCS photo of rare cat in Bolivia wins BBC prize

2012 election in ONE photo

I'm an idiot #34!

"Pat Robertson Dispels Creationist Idea That Earth Is 6,000 Years Old"

The GOP is not relevant anymore why are we even bothering with them?

I'd like to see Crist in Washington

Pat Robertson Challenges Creationism

Deals site LivingSocial cuts 400 jobs worldwide

Going viral on Facebook. Find this hat

Bank continues to harrass mother over her dead son's student loan

Debt ceiling redux: Lawmakers push to link fiscal cliff deal to the national debt

Drought threatens to close Mississippi to barges

January 11th, 2013!!!

My new computer has gone unused for a week...

Lloyd Blankfein is the Face of Class Warfare

Maddowblog - "Boehner invites global economic ruin, on purpose"

Wrote this in the "comments" section of my local paper...trying to engage saner conservatives...

NFL players rumored to be using Viagra to get an edge on the field

Labour in triple by election win

Reid: I don’t understand Boehner’s brain

Meanwhile, in Iceland

Fisker Forced To Halt Karma Production After Its Electric Battery Supplier Collapses

Conservative activist threatens to steer donors from RNC if GOP raises taxes

Any truth to the story that union utility workers in NY.....

Oh, I need help again, this time with 401k's and social security.

Hey Mitt, where's the flag pin?

Watching "North Dallas 40" on NBCSN -- tuned in 10 mins late... it started 15 mins ago.

NanceGreggs: For Christ's Sake - Literally

On that thoughts exactly

Nance Greggs: For Christ’s Sake – Literally

How to Read Your Losing Powerball Ticket

If you didn't support filibuster reform before, you will after reading this

MSNBC Update: Obama crosses Potomic river by WALKING ON WATER!

Yoko Ono Puts Lennon's Art Up For Sale In Stamford (modifies some, adds color)

Don’t spoil your appetite: Romney spotted at McDonald’s ahead of lunch with Obama

Joe Klein's suggestions from Time.

Anyone want to talk about goats?

SCOTUS Watch: CA Prop 8's Death Knell Could Come Tomorrow (Friday)

Illegal dentist accused of kissing woman's buttocks.

10 Photos of the Bombed-Out Bronx from the Early Days of Rap

Archive of Tonights Making Sense - Who is responsible for the divisiveness in American Politics?

Shaming Men

Just when I thought it was safe to turn my tv back on....

To send or not to send? It won't make a bit of difference to Rep. Joe Pitts, since he is about as RW

Obama getting 55% of the Vote

Secret Santa showers $100 bills on survivors of storm-hit NJ, NY

Blood doesn't clean up too easily, does it?

YES! Senate votes to ban indefinite detention w/o trial!

Ever hear of Two of Steps from Hell? If you've ever watched a trailer, you've heard their music

Foreclosure fraud hearing in Seattle 11/30

Well? Is it...

Nuclear Power Plants in Danger Zones

Hey Mitt, where are the tax returns?

Is it time to revisit the circumcision issue?

The Last Word on Jordan Davis just now

So I didn't win the Powerball jackpot.

Patagonia to Shoppers: Don’t Shop if You Don’t Need To

Sally Field in Lincoln (The Last Word)

Republicans already announcing U.S. Senate campaigns for 2014

I'm watching this parade of bozo's on the opening montage of the Lawrence O' Donnell...

Wall Street Killed Twinkies – Not the Unions

Deduction Reform is a Scam

Question about buying a used stringed instrument...

Bernie Sanders Dear Colleague letter on the so-called "fiscal cliff"

Zbigniew Brzezinski Still Admits The Global Political Awakening Proving Very Difficult For The Elite

Dear America

WH Opening Opening Budget Bid looks reasonable to me

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

did anybody think we had sunk low enough?

Is this true Canadians? Baird has given Iranian Diplomats 5 days to leave

So when I turn off the engine, the trunk pops open. No. Honest.

Sent my annual plea to the White House

What do racism, sexism, homophobia, xenophobia, and other forms of bigotry have in common?

NY'ers sign Letter To Governor Cuomo Requesting Termination of DEC Shale Gas Rulemaking Proposal

The biggest story no one is discussing or reporting.

Hostess liquidation draws more than 100 potential bidders

Their "solution" to the "cliff" is to throw granny off it

Sec. Clinton's Remarks at the 20th Anniversary of GLIFAA

Doggie with a Headlight - and the other dogs seem to be laughing at her . . . .

This "fiscal cliff" nonsense needs to end....We need to flood the offices of Congress...

Autopsy reveals Guantanamo Bay prisoner committed suicide

Over the cliff? Not over the cliff?

Hostess wins OK to give execs up to $1.75 million in bonuses

Oliver Stone's "documentary" is a farce.


iTunes 11 is Available!

iTunes 11 is Available!

Gridlock begins. Boehner joins filibuster fight against Democrats.

Commission Calls for Guatemala to Protect Patients

Jon Stewart Rips Congress For Not Tackling Fiscal ‘Cliffpocalypsemageddonacaust’

Stake in Keystone Pipeline Is Potential Conflict for Susan Rice

Vienna protesters call for 'death to Jews'

Today could have been Palestine's 65th birthday

Grand Canyon '64 million years older than previously thought'

The stupidest gun "buy back" that is guranteed to fail

Call for ‘Jewish list’ raises the spectre of renewed anti-semitism in Hungary

Israel flourishes despite onerous obstacles

Faux News...

AAA warns E15 gasoline could cause car damage

Leunig's cartoon deserves a more thoughtful Jewish response

Dear Wal-Mart:

Grand Canyon '64 million years older than previously thought'

Teacher suspended for playing song about being gay

Statement by President Obama on the Observance of World AIDS Day

Syrian Anonymous hacks embassy website to decry Assad, support rebels

Rally in North Miami Beach draws Israel supporters

Richard Wolff: Capitalism And Class In America

No! For men, rape is NOT the default.

U.S. birthrate plummets to its lowest level since 1920

The Cooperation Instinct

At WND, Obama voters are "inbreeds."

NORMAL people DON'T need to debate what is rape and what isn't.

All of these threads on rape have got me thinking our society has a long way to go.

Some interesting votes today and yesterday

Dog Crap Teabagger Message

2 Mesa students forced to hold hands as punishment for fighting

let the lay offs begin!

Cuba says jailed American doesn't have cancer

Tribe in Papua New Guinea meets white man for the first time. Filmed in 1976.

Is this post suggesting something false or defamatory about unions?

Canadian city considers fee on property owners for rain


Job Creators

B of A CEO: "I can't recall...." Sound Familar?

Gloat Free NBA Scores (Thursday, November 29)

"...a queer christmas classic!"

Since Bill O'Reilly can't seem to figure out Gangnam Style...

I think this picture illustrates a major problem with how society views women.

Hot Topic: Ayotte is Smearing Ambassador's Reputation - Concord Monitor

Colombian Army Officers Implicated in Killings to be Promoted

Why is quitting the Catholic church spoken of as some type of drastic, hard step?

Zurich to open drive-in prostitition boxes


Gay women will marry your boyfriends.

Obama determined to fill federal judgeships

I have a question, and a statement about Palestinian statehood.

Hartmann interviews Grayson, Papantonio and warns of Murdoch media monopoly plans

It is time for Fido Friday! Dogs having fun outside! Dial up WARNING!!!!!

Worker's Comp issue. My worker is still coming to work although she is not suppose to.

GOP Expresses Shock Over Fiscal Cliff Offer They Received Weeks Ago (funny part bolded)

How much longer WILL Dem officeholders feel they HAVE to wear those $*%&^#@ FLAG PINS!

If a person is working 40 hours a week, they should be paid enough to live off of.

George Zimmerman sells autographed "thank you" cards to raise money.

TCM Schedule for Friday, November 30 -- What's On Tonight: TCM Guest Programmer: Movie Morlocks Blo

NAKED SEXAY TIME!!! (Graphic Warning: Full Frontal Nudlty -- you've been warned)

Just tossin' this out there ... but what about Samantha Power for SoS?


Expanding Medicaid called a 'win-win' for jobs, tax revenue in Missouri

How businesses can profit from raising compensation at the bottom

Sabotage suspected at San Onofre Nuclear Plant

Colombia says no to U.N. ruling until rights are defended

Egypt Islamists Hurriedly Approve New Constitution

I have questions about Medicare

Senators praise Senator Akaka at his last Indian Affairs committee

The War on Christmas takes a new turn

Reba McEntire's New Show Is Full of Gay Stuff and She Wouldn't Have It Any Other Way

Texas cancer agency OK’d $11 million grant without review

5 States Where GOP Extremists Are Pushing Repugnant Anti-Women Laws

No Wonder So Many Are Disillusioned by Our Politics -- We've Got an 18th Century Political System

Favorite CNN Wall Street mascot Erin Burnett interviews Julian Assange

NYS Senator Joe Robach in 2004:

Oregon ReTHUG lady charged with voter fraud says she has a health problem

"Isolation Rooms" in Elementary Schools: Are They Treatment or Punishment?

BOOK REVIEW: The resurrection as a case study in evidence versus faith

The Gates of Hell Exploring Mexico's Sacred Caves

The Waterboys - This is the Sea.

DAMN!! son you got lumped up real bad

It's The New Economy, Stupid

In Cedar Park, two religious communities share building, Hannukah

ban on gay change therapy faces first legal challenge

Catholic Church sets up an exorcist hotline to deal with demand

Antarctica, Greenland ice definitely melting into sea, and speeding up, experts warn

singapore couple challenge law on gay sex

Senate backs quicker Afghanistan withdrawal

gay marriage before supreme court? cases weighed

GALBRAITH: Here's Why We Should LOWER The Retirement Age

Been a while since we've had a good stoof thread

The Deficit Did Not Cause The Recession, The Recession Caused The Deficit

Environmental activist and her son slain in Mexico

Environmental activist and her son slain in Mexico

A ten second parable in stop motion.

13 Jobs Where Tips Are A Huge Chunk Of Your Salary

Obama to GOP: I’m done negotiating with myself - me - It's about time!!!!!

917 Days Later, Bradley Manning Takes the Stand

McJobs Should Pay, Too: Inside Fast-Food Workers' Historic Protest For Living Wages

Study: Exercising With Physically Superior Partners Makes You Better—Even if They Aren't Real

New Republic Exclusive: The Internal Polls That Made Mitt Romney Think He'd Win

Preserving tax breaks for 98% BZZZT WRONG. Everyone would still get a tax break.

Mitch McConnell's BIG lie.

Mo. Powerball winner verified; Ariz.'s a mystery

A little early morning Dylan


Don't the Republicans Know How to Negotiate?

A little morning spew..

Is Kelly Ayotte running for president?

Why the World's First Billion-Dollar Athlete Is Just a Few Years Away

Toon-I Demand Answers

No Joke Romney was served:White Turkey Chili

Nebraska could face ACLU lawsuit over driver's licenses

Fracking Our Food Supply

Menard to fly Wis. workers in to staff ND store

OUR Walmart Organizers Promise Multi-Pronged December

The Chicago Teachers Union’s secret to success? The rank and file are in control

just a reminder

Meet the Predators (men need to learn how to recognize and fight rape culture)

Sears, Disney, and Walmart | Blood on their Hands

Why Raising the Eligibility Age is the 'Single Worst Idea' for Medicare Reform

Ex-Nat'l Lampoon CEO to be sentenced in fraud case

Hostess asks judge to approve additional $1.8 million in executive bonuses

Biden in Costco

Rolling Jubilee Is a Spark—Not the Solution

DU POLL: Do you think there should be a cap on how much wealth one individual can accumulate?

McConnell reportedly "laughed out loud" when Geitner presented the President's tax plan.

Stunningly beautiful - Birds of Paradise

The KGB Would Have Been Delighted By the NSA’s Toys

Yes you were a rapist....

So, I just renewed my DU Membership and happy to do so.

"Maybe you shouldn't have fucked with the president so much."

Robert Reich: Opening Positions on the Cliff Deal: Deja Vu All Over Again

Bozo and Krusty (cartoon)

Indefinite Detention: Senate Votes Down Military Imprisonment Of Americans

Talk resuming in LA-Long Beach harbors strike

free speech wins as a cop does his job

NYT: A Liberal Moment

David Graeber: Global Justice Activist - OWS

UNL Drought Update: TX Wheat Quality Drops 15 Points In One Week, NW Improves, But Plains Gasping

Hilarious New Hampshire Final Certified Results: 2 more voters than 2008. Two.

"NYPD Officer Gives Boots to Homeless Man"


Could Time person of the year be "THE WORKER"? The Bangladesh factory fire feels like the tipping

Study - In Past 100 Years, Humans Have Destroyed Half The Planet's Wetlands - Mongabay

The number one question in the budget "debate" now should be:

"Not his job to save the world"

Inspecting the WH Christmas Decorations

What are the very first lyrics you remember?

Krugman: Class Wars of 2012

A color-coded map of the world’s most and least emotional countries

mr president

"...without any concessions to GOP."

mr president

mr president

Only a fool would paint all people who worship the same God, with the same brush!

Hazardous Materials Leak Into New Jersey Creek After Freight Train Car Derailment

Contact the White House

Yard sale at the Romney's features Karl Rove at a table selling away Gover… - New Yorker Cartoon

David Petraeus says he 'screwed up royally' in letter to old Army buddy

A perfect example of why our drug laws need to be changed

Obama offers GOP an ambitious, progressive debt-reduction plan

"The Permafrost Carbon Feedback Is Irreversible On Human Timescales" - U. Colorado Study

Just Take December Off

New Study Shows Global Warming Is Rapidly Melting Ice at Both Poles

"Wall Street" is on AMC.

kelly o'donnell (nbc news) says the President's fiscal plan was 'shocking to the republicans'

Booming times in ND: Menards to hire workers in WI fly them to work in ND

Clinton: U.N. Palestine Vote ‘Unfortunate And Counterproductive’

How I love the sound of Republicans gnashing their teeth in the morning!

Friday TOON Roundup 1- Repubs

mr president

Friday TOON Roundup 2- McCan't

Friday TOON Roundup 3 -Lunch with a loser

Friday TOON Roundup 4- The Rest

Sen. Sanders: Wall Street CEOs are the 'Faces of Class Warfare'

Obama offers GOP an ambitious, progressive debt-reduction plan

'Fix the Debt': How 1%ers Build a Mass Movement for Millionaires

The President Did Most Of The Talking (THAT'S the way to 'negotiate' with republicans)

Climate Change Is Happening Now – A Carbon Price Must Follow

Caption this picture

To answer your question, Allen, it's because you're an asshole.

New report shows staggering influence of wine industry in Napa

The Purpose of Evolution - by Steve McIntosh

Thirty-Six Congressional Republicans (And Counting) Have Distanced Themselves From Norquist’s Pledge

On Fiscal Cliff, GOP Spurns Grover In Favor of Wile E. Coyote

Despite promises to improve, delays on veterans’ claims skyrocket

Hmmmm. On MSNBC just now they noted the House GOP Committee Chairs

Republicans cannot understand what reality is and what it isn't

Hungary far-right MP slams Israeli presence in parliament

Okinawans file noise lawsuit against US government

Sad news: Elizabeth Warren's dog, Otis, has passed away

The truth about what young men knew about rape years ago.

Fresh Meat! Life Hack Videos. This one is how to remove a wine cork, when you don't

Dead Island issue... (yeah, I'm behind the times)

President Obama is my leader thats why I voted for him.

My life suddenly makes sense. Life Hacks Video 1 & 2

Arctic sea ice larger than US melted this year

Drumbeat: November 30, 2012

Drumbeat: November 30, 2012

Sequestration deadline speeds F35 negotiations

Umn, again, what was the use of Giant Polymer Balls?

shoppers habits not changed by garment plant fire

Ballon Popping Dog.

Is GOP behavior this week making the "Over the Cliff" option look better or worse to you?

Okinawa Move, Key To Pacific Pivot, Will Cost More Than $10.6B: GAO

NYT: Americans Pay ‘Far Less’ In Taxes Than In 1980s

Porn Star Nina Hartley Trolls Anti-Gay Pastor

White House: Obama To Say Debt Deal Must Ask Wealthiest To Pay Higher Tax Rates

Highest-ever HIV diagnoses in gay men{uk}

Erick Erickson Won’t Challenge Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-GA)

You know who deserves to win that $500million from the powerball

Some Gaza Strip Facts.

Russia reports 12% rise in HIV - 200 new cases a day

The Robert Cray song, Right Next Door (Because of Me); Is it about a rapist?

People In Three N.J. Towns Advised To Stay Inside After Train Derailment

AP source: Strauss-Kahn, NY hotel maid to settle

Boehner: "This is not a game...this is a moment for adult leadership."

TV ads push Northwest coal ports

There's One Thing About Obama's Administration That's Really Starting To Bother Me

NK Has Really Good Acid

Steve King: Democrats Will Win Over Hispanics By Giving Them ‘A Great Big Check’

So, if you shopped over the Thanksgiving weekend, who did you spend more on?

Protests erupt after new Egypt constitution passed

Turns out Romney's internal polls needed the unskewing

Alcohol and sex.


The Rude Pundit - Friday Reacharound: Seeing the Light in Chasing Ice

GOP Still Determined To Rape Women Of Their Rights - They Only Need To Deliver Their Agenda In A ---

Rick Santelli bitchin right now on CNBC about raising taxes; Dude seems to forget that returning to

I have to be good now

In defense of Susan Rice

Syria's Internet Reportedly Shut Down (UPDATES)

What happened to Lefty Blogs?

American Petroleum Institute sues EPA over increase in biofuel mandates

Gun-Control Lobby Targets Obama, Demands Reform

Sex with a sleeping drunk woman IS rape.

Today in Peace and Justice history on November 30, 1967

Santos approval rating drops to record low after ICJ ruling: Poll

Today in Peace and Justice history on November 30, 1967

Independent Lens: Park Avenue: Money, Power and the American Dream

Reba McEntire's New Show Is Full of Gay Stuff and She Wouldn't Have It Any Other Way

GOP 'Voter Fraud' Fraudster David Horowitz Falls Apart On Air When Questioned...By Me

Whew! 6-mo mammogram after breast cancer surgery comes back GOOD.

cpa and tax advisers needed

Senate Committee Vote on Lesbian Judicial Nominee Delayed

A Place for Religion

US Ending the War in Afghanistan? It Depends on the Meaning of the Word ‘War’

NOM Fined for Violating Maine Campaign Finance Law

** Fires up the TV camera and gives today's DU Lounge Weather Report **

Misty Mountain Hops: Robert Plant and son visit Dogfish Head Brewery

New York City Celebrates Unprecedented Day without Violent Crime

Anonymous is attempting to shut down Syrian Government websites around the world.

Senate Votes To Tighten Sanctions On Iran

AFL-CIO Demands 'Unionmade' Stop Its Fakery

The Flying Spaghetti Monster shot down by Chester County Commissioners (Philly)

Pregnant? Getting sick at work? No problem, here's a trash can, keep working

Nothing Like Being Re-elected - by Michael Tomasky

After gay marriage successes, activists look to build on new faith outreach techniques

Kaiser fired its director of patient access for reporting what she believed was patient fraud

There is no fiscal cliff; it's The Budget Control Act of 2011:

Surrounded By Heroes, Made in America, Christmas brought to you by an atheist!

Israel to build 3,000 settler homes after UN vote

Israel To Build 3,000 Settler Homes After UN Vote

Obama will send season's greetings to Republicans from toy factory

Extreme Huntress Sweepstakes will award the best female animal "harvester"

Dear Washington douchebags: "JUMP"!

Settle Down Cletus, Nobody Is Going To, Or Can Take Your Guns

FCC "misplaces" petitions to deny Milwaukee broadcast licenses

Obama's FCC Set to Give Rupert Murdoch a Media Monopoly

Interview with LEAP (Law Enforcement Against Prohibition)

“Oddball” Galaxy Contains the Biggest Black Hole Yet

GOP: Well, We Used To Be Motivated By Simple Profit-NOW, We're Doing It Out Of Spite.

Rice planting to resume in Fukushima

ROLLING STONE Imagines Obama/Romney Lunch...

Enumclaw roofer gets 2-year sentence for not paying payroll tax

Israel responds to UN vote with clear breach of international law.

BREAKING: John Boeher is a Massive Wuss

Obama To Romney: "Let's Stay In Touch" Translated

Stevie Wonder Cancels Scheduled Los Angeles Performance for Israeli Army Benefit

So may zeroes, so little time...

Pic Of The Moment: As Fiscal Cliff Deadline Approaches, Obama's Position Strengthens

MD Atty Gen'l says same sex couples can get marriage licenses starting Dec 6 and may plan . . . .

I almost used "du" as a command in AutoCAD.

Friday Art Quiz! - Cray-zee Over CTYankee

Christian Rightists: Not using fossil fuel is like slapping God in the face (Really)

How Iceland Recovered

The Incestuous Bleeding of the Republican Party - Alexandria, Virginia

Fix the Debt are rich people who want to cut their taxes and steal your Social Security money.

Hey everyone...good news...if you log out and peruse DU as a get to see

North Korea Has Found a Secret Unicorn Lair, Apparently

just heard BOEHNER AND Mc cofoool

This is the Real whitey tape.

Be Good Because The Feds Will Use All Your Facebook Likes And Dislikes Against You In Court

Greenwald: AP's dangerous Iran hoax demands an accounting and explanation

Activism - what is it really good for?

Stern: "Substantial sanctions" for Spurs

Taxpayer supported Ark

VIDEO: Sixth-Grader Explains “Fiscal Cliff,” Meets President

Russia Concerned Over Syrian Opposition Possessing Mobile Air-Defence Missile Systems

Many long time Senators coming around on filibuster reform.

AP Is Wrong: Uganda’s Anti-Gay Bill Still Has The Death Penalty

President Obama Ribs Biden Over Costco Trip

At least 1 dead, 1 wounded at Wyo. comm. college

'Blue' Intelligence

garbage as an art form that can be appreciated by ALL DUers

I'm sorry but, I don't understand why people say "I'm sorry but" before making a statement!

Chris? A V-neck t-shirt with a suit jacket?

I'm in Texas, and someone was going on

Someone tell me ...

Leader Harry/Filly Buster Change/Nuclear Option/Yes or No?

Dems Laugh Off GOP Demand That They Make First Move On Medicare Benefit Cuts

Don’t Let Your Six-Year-Old Fart in the Classroom, or He’ll Be Thrown in Jail

Is Alex Wagner auditioning for a role on Star Trek?

Just couldn't resist posting...

Gulf of Mexico dispersant makes 2010 spill 52-times more toxic

5 states where GOP extremists still rage against women

Boehner just whining about cutting the "Drivers" of our debt.

Thank the Liberals, by Alan Colmes

lake michigan levels in 2009 and today

NOT The Response Fox News Expected

Papantonio: Big Money for Politicians While The Planet Melts

Explosive device rocks downtown Casa Grande (Social Security Admin Building)

Bridge fails: Train cars with toxic cargo fall off New Jersey bridge

The Incestuous Bleeding of the Republican Party

Did the Republicans have another "secret" meeting ??

Instead of Grover's pledge, how about a Big Bird pledge ?

Crisis Pregnancy Center Makes Young Mothers "Earn" Baby Supplies Through Bible Classes

AIPAC Calls For Review Of U.S.-Palestinian Ties

How Democrats learned to stop worrying and love filibuster reform

Nate Silver: Politico is dumb

Erskine Bowels: "We're Going Over the Cliff!!!"

Nate Silver discusses politics, sports with Bill Simmons

Chrysler factory workers to receive $1,750 bonus checks

Trailer for next season's Girls. Worth a look.

Mr. Fish on the US role in the Middle East Peace Process

A telescope with a 128-foot diameter mirror...

Bruce Bartlett: Revenge of the Reality-Based Community-My life on the Republican right & and how...

A good illustration of what is going on in WDC currently

Prez: Told Biden When He Went To Costco: No Toys; No Time for Building Roller Coasters

Medicare should be allowed to negotiate drug prices. is this in any democrats' proposals?

Tom Perriello Reportedly Open To Virginia Governor Bid In 2013

Battery shortage halts Fisker's Karma production

Tennis Referee murder case dismissed

Hobby Lobby CEO to sue over Obamacare, cites religious beliefs

How much does the Mortgage interest deduction really save us?

Chicago Teachers Union: School district causing segregation with closings and charter schools.

Wow, how QUAINT, one of my 2001 blasts to MSNBC ombudsman griping about Tweety

Prez: “I’ve been keeping my own naughty and nice list for Washington.”

ACLU asks Justice Department for investigation into Charlie Webster (Maine GOP Chairman)

Andrea Mitchell just had to school Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz

Toon by Horsey:

Thanks for the lunch, Barack...

Uh, messing with 401Ks and IRAs?

Fiscal kabuki

A Little Holiday Cheer for Christians and Pagans and All. Happy Everything, Everybody!!

A farmer was denied a permit to build a horse shelter so he takes another route:

How To Stop The Father Of Fox News From Entering Your Living Room

Let's Be Real: Snapchat Is Totally Used For Sexting

Judge Upholds Nevada (Same-Sex) Marriage Ban

Michael J. Fox Has One Simple, Simple Request

White flight in California

Save Your Kisses For Me

They're not even trying to rearrange the deck chairs in Doha

What's for Dinner ~ Friday Nov 30th

Twitter helps woman bust burglar!

I don't think the Larouche people are used to old people flipping them off from moving

Go Nancy!: "Pelosi threatens discharge petition to force vote on middle-income tax cut extension."

The Supremes will decide if they are taking up DOMA any moment now

Monte Kiffin leaving USC after bowl

Alan Grayson- "A Dollar is a Dollar". Best US tax history graphic I've seen.

Congress and the media, they ain't fucking ENTITLEMENTS, we've paid all our lives for them

Quelle Surprise !!!: Another climate summit going down in flames.....

What's your favorite holiday themed LGBT Movie?

I disagree with the decision to lock my GD OP.

US heading for point when 'military pursuit of al-Qaida should end'

I cannot think of a punishment severe enough for these monsters.

History repeats itself?

Going on 60, I just learned a trick to remove a car wheel rusted to the hub

American Petroleum Institute Calls For Obama To Aid ‘Economic Catastrophy’ Due To Warming

Verizon Fios customers, you may lose...

Livestock falling ill in fracking regions

Class Warfare, indeed

Falkland islanders asked to send message to Argentina over sovereignty

House passes GOP immigration bill for science, math grads (not a good bill)

The President just gave them more paint and paint brushes.

Boehner Appoints Female House Committee Chair

Have you done your part?

Dog's are now Woman's best friend...with benefits.

U.N. Approval of Palestine as "Non-Member State" Shows Isolation of U.S., Israel Stance on Statehood

Boehner appoints Female Committee Chair of house committee on housekeeping

First In-Depth Report on Potential Impact of Fracking on Food

congressional leadership: RESIGN NOW

SCOTUS Declines To Take Up Gay Marriage Cases

Not exactly inspiring

If you read Age of Autism, you'd learn

Judge dismisses case against football coach accused of making porn videos of his children

The Humiliation of Bradley Manning. Had he only checked first to see if he meet with Whistleblower


Serena Williams named WTA Player of the Year

"That's our leverage" (The upcoming debt ceiling vote)

How not to get kidnapped, or the "blame the victim weekend getaway"

Now you know what the President wants for Christmas…

Pertussis Immunity May Wane, But Vaccine Still Offers Protection

Reminder: Rally Dec. 1 at Peace Arch Park (Washington-British Colombia Border) No More NAFTAs

Cross-Posting: Rally on Washington-BC Border for Fair Trade Dec. 1!

NHL lockout: Ohio senator makes pitch for Columbus

Frequently asked questions at the Kinsey Institute

Dec. 1 Action on BC-WA Border!!! Rally for Fair Trade (Final Reminder)

Former prison to become site for homeless vets

Who provides you services in your life, but lives in poverty despite their work?

McCain Won't Let Actual Security Threats Distract Him From His Susan Rice Jihad, By Gum

A question about Bradley Manning -

ALEC Convenes in Washington; Damage Control at Top of Agenda

Mapping America's Most Embarrassing Addresses

Hey Walker! You just agreed with Obama!

Remember when Susan Collins was on the news all the time

Secretary of State Al Gore?

Finally, something Mitt Romney won.

What's in that Pork? Consumer Reports

GQ Magazine names Game of Thrones' "Blackwater" as the best TV episode of the year

White House Opposes New Israeli Settlement Construction

Dems divided on cuts to Medicare, Medicaid

Feds propose adding corals to endangered list

The Yes Men Fix the World - How come I never heard of these guys before?

It's Friday

Minnesota Zoo: Amur Tiger cub live cam.

Some observations from Alexis de Tocqueville

Code used by founding father is finally cracked

Is this an example of inoffensive humor centered around rape/consent?

North star closer to Earth than previously thought

US government releases once-secret Watergate files

Bryan Fischer: ‘Enormously insensitive’ to hurt God’s feelings by not using oil

OMG! Drew Brees!!

A touching DU moment

Nate Silver dumps on Politico: Politico Covers Politics Like Sports

Ogallala Aquifer Only 20 Years Of Water Left >>> Stuff I Didn't Know

Genetically Modified Seed Giant DuPont to Unleash Seed Police

No action on same-sex marriage

Genetically Modified Seed Giant DuPont to Unleash Seed Police

All this talk about rape is making me...

FYI. My penis and my gonads are not weapons of conquest or dominance

Why are post times in UT Greenwich/ London UK Time?

Question for DU experts on the Libya -US relationship under Bushco

Boehner says "We're Almost Nowhere"...

Nancy Pelosi Threatens Discharge Petition To Break Fiscal Cliff Stalemate

State Legislature 2013 session

The best cities in the USA for public transportation and pedestrian friendliness

Economics is a soft science, but still a science

Brought in ballast, aggressive seaweed spreads along East Coast

Climate Change Threatens Long-Term Sustainability of Great Plains

Tribes raise $9M for sacred SD land

University of Colorado: Guns Laws Exacerbate Dorm Shortage

I spent some time this afternoon spreading Mountain Lion Urine at the perimeter of the yard.

Help Complete The Young Turks Documentary - TYT

Julian Assange on Manning and Wikileaks

To the rapists, would-be rapists, and apologists for sexual violence...

Hilarious dog video

Romney was "Palace guard to the Plutocrats." Perfect.

NEEDED: A Million Michigan Voices for Public Education

After watching several drunk Boehner videos...

Joe Klein at TIME Taunts "Republican Drama Queens"

The Friday Afternoon Challenge returns! Today: “The African Encounter with European artists!”

The Autism Project: Mothers with ASD ask why scientists are missing girls

NEEDED: A Million Michigan Voices for Public Education

US East Coast Hit By Historic Sea Level Rise

NEEDED: A Million Michigan Voices for Public Education

Watch for the tail

City Attorney tells residents to load their guns. ...

Idea for 'fracking' came from Civil War battlefield

WSJ editorial page tries to make point by comparing Presidents, skips (hides) Bush.

Ignoring Reality Doesn't Make News Nonpartisan

Rape, part two

Why is the media still so focused on "Why Romney Lost"?

the media has eliminated the word 'obstructionists' from their vocabularies

Filibuster reform?

13,000 Missouri Home Care Workers Win Final Legal Challenge, Now Set to Bargain First Union Contract

Kerry post on Blue Mass on World AIDS day

Republicans!! We had an election!

US Coast Guard Bill to allow SS Badger to dump coal ash into Lake Michigan in perpetuity

Do you think animals in zoos are generally happy animals

Why do you expect Boomers to behave? LOL!

Christian Slater's Vote Rejected In Florida

Guitar riffs: Iinfluential ones, ones that changed everything, worth listening to...

Florida Threw Out Christian Slater's Vote

Hey DU! from Occupy Sandy HQ. I Just Dropped Off Some Supplies in Our Name...

Gov. Jindal's private school voucher program ruled unconstitutional.

Anyone heard from Badgerpup?

Warehouse Workers Petition Court to Add Walmart as Defendant in Wage Theft Class Action

Barack Obama Is Turning the Oval Office Into a Man Cave

Mysterious shorthand code used by Rhode Island founding father Roger Williams finally cracked

“Person of the Year” Nomination for Higgs Boson Riddled with Errors

Smartest mouse in the world

Gingrich finally admits he doesn’t deserve to be president

Pure Rape Apologia

Women, Middle Class, Minorities, & Young Ensures Clueless GOP Minority Status till an Awakening

A tax system and a budget

Oregon inmate released, robs bank within hour, police say

TIME: The President won....the assorted Republican drama queens seem so two months ago, don’t they?

That "gay conversion" group being sued? The head of it is a 4-time felon...

Fiscal Cliff or Fiscal Fisting?

Gohmert elaborates about Muslim Brotherhood comments

Leveson report: Victims urge full implementation

How long until homophobic heads explode when they realize the feds are going to have to . . . .

Ghandi's 7 dangers to Human Virtue

Could it be possible that when they meet to cast/count the electoral votes, whichever the case is

Supreme Court to rule on patentability of human genes

Right to work

Jon Says:

Ex-National Lampoon CEO sentenced to 50 years in jail

Coffee - drink it up

Calvin, Come Home!

Church signs

Who should be Person of the Year?

Rep Marcia Fudge defends UN Ambassador Susan Rice from attacks by Sen McCain

Bwahaha! Who would be a better choice for NFL MVP?


As I suspected, the UKIP adoption controversy might be a wee bit more complicated ...

Sunflower picture for today: *SF#03 - Night Shift

How fast is YOUR internet? (and why it matters)

You tell 'em, Bernie

Two Pakistan-born brothers arrested in Florida on terrorism charges

What the world needs now

Water levels in Lakes Huron, Michigan to break record lows

Thom Hartmann: Are we witnessing a revolution in low-wage employment?

Thom Hartmann: Rep Alan Grayson took a ''special'' gift to Walmart Strikers...

Dems, Progressives Snicker As House GOP Finally Appoints Female Committee Chair

Rob Ford out: Poll puts Olivia Chow ahead in any mayoral match-up

Dialysis company DaVita accused of giant Medicare fraud

Progressive groups try to exert more pressure on lawmakers

The end of Austin's music scene?

Powell Memo + Big Business Plan to Rule America