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Archives: December 1, 2012

7 Ways Women and Girls Are Stereotyped, Sexualized, and Underrepresented on Screen

Gov. Blames Teens For His Failed Abstinence Only Policies, Says They ‘Do Not Care’ About Birth Contr

Leveson report: JK Rowling left 'duped and angry' at PM's response

Republicans, If you raise retirement age again, are you providing Seniors with jobs too?

I love Advent calendars.

Republicans Would Rather Laugh Than Bargain...But once the laughter dies down

Father tries to cut BB pellet out of son's skull after mishap

NEW UNION JOB Postings for November 30, 2012

Rubio and the Age-of-Earth Question

Ruh Roh. National Review Advises Surrender

What's the best vegan or vegetarian food you've ever had?

Fred Astaire Mash Up with Michael Jackson's Smooth Criminal

"Turns Out Romney's Internal Polls Needed The Unskewing"

Problems with Firefox browser?

On Jerry Springer why do they give the guests water?

My Congresscritter, Candice Miller, has been made Chairlady of The Taking Out The Trash Cmte.

>>WARNING<< They're trying to take the Internet (e-action)

Dan Savage and Seattle Host a GIANT Day of Gay Weddings on Dec. 9th. And you can help!!

Absolutely Love Bernie Sanders

How do we turn this place into an ink tank?

Shoppers' habits not changed by garment plant fire

Police report: Ill. high school coach witnessed sexual hazing, congratulated victim

CODE USED BY RI FOUNDING FATHER IS FINALLY CRACKED

"Now is the winter of our discontent" Weekend Economists: November 30-Dec 2, 2012

Results of caption contest...

This guy died a couple weeks ago and no one noticed. That's a shame.

Thom Hartmann: Media Monopoly Should Scare the Hell out of President Obama

Paul Krugman: Class Wars of 2012 | Common Dreams

VeriSign wins .com renewal, but can't hike prices

The bike that sounds like a horse!

Help make this GIF go viral, making Rick Santelli the new face of spoiled Wall Street plutocrats

I'm ashamed to be Canadian over this issue:(

Organizing McDonalds and Walmart, and Why Austerity Economics Hurts Low-Wage Workers the Most

I think something is dying in my back yard.

Music Video Made with iPhones

"Income Inequality Sheds Its Taboo Status" by Chrystia Freeland

To ALL my friends on the DU, I regret to inform you...

Ed Rendell Is on the Wrong Side of the Class War

"He looked at her and got prostate cancer and quit...."

Mitch McConnell: I 'Burst Into Laughter' When Geithner Outlined Obama's Fiscal Cliff Plan

early morning snow

FLASHBACK: When Krauthammer Excused Condi Rice For Pushing "Defective" Iraq War Intelligence

Jindal voucher overhaul unconstitutionally diverts public funds to private schools, judge rules

"Paul Ryan, Global Thinker?" by Alec MacGillis at The New Republic

Toon: High over Colorado

When you negotiate, don't you have to present your own conditions, opposed to the other side's?

Most Important Recent News Story

New Glarus Brewing Company's Apple Ale

California the worst run state?

Obama defense pick could come sooner than expected

French Socialist in Mittal Row: We're Just Doing What Obama Does

Since I was once a Trekkie, I couldn't resist this horrible pun...

Norman Goldman guest hosting on 790 KABC Los Angeles tonight! RIGHT NOW!

The Walls Are Closing in on the Ex-Gay Industry

We haven't had a good "bitch about the mods" thread for a long time

Missiles next door: Book tells the story behind the arming of America's farmland

All eyes on Susan Rice now that she’s presumptive front-runner to become secretary of state

I'm busier than a one-legged man in an ass kicking contest.

People can be taught how to hate and people can be taught how to spell...

Friday Talking Points (236) -- Obama 2.0?

Almanac just did a great piece on Tom Bakk

Yet another reason to dread climate change........

wow--the new woman house secretary (oops, I mean chairperson) has quite a resume

Funny Youtube prank....

World's strongest ear

Re: McCain, the plot is about to twist

Abby Martin Interviews Former President Jimmy Carter in Haiti Views on Palestine, etc.

Son’s woes weigh heavily on the Rev. Jesse Jackson

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF! Friday already? & a new kitty gif

The vendor tried to toss me my hot dog but it came up a little short.....

Changes to refugee system: Immigration Minister Jason Kenney lays out criteria for ‘safe’ countries

The Fiscal Cliff looks to me like one 3-D Chess game that Obama is winnning!

Dumb Ways to Die: Australian rail company's public safety warning - video

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

Tony Perkins: Ex-Gay Therapy is 'Nonjudgmental'

If Kid Rock and Lou Rawls had a band....

Meet The Climate Denial Machine

Why grow food?

Whats is an Apple Mac Pro with a cracked screen?

Reinventing the fastest forgotten archery

HOBBITVS ILLE

Republicans all bark and no bite. lol

What is a "real" Feminist?

Stop playing with your junk

Did the Romans ever have one sandal *off* while in the middle of a battle?!1 n/t

Abby Martin Interviews Former Dem President Jimmy Carter on Palestine/Human Rights

Questions about layoff culture, if anybody can answer them

FBI dad’s spyware experiment accidentally exposes pedophile principal

The Dark, Dismal Future Of Public Health Care In Texas

Foyle's War. If you haven't seen the series, you are missing something truly great.

Gay-friendly mosque to open its doors in Paris

Labor talks for L.A., Long Beach ports run late; strike continues

8 Month Old Deaf Baby's Reaction To Cochlear Implant Being Activated

any longtime coloradans have any knowledge of the reputation of metropolitan state university.

Rachel Maddow just informed Ca. residents that we were duped by the Gas Companies for

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Current Republican behavior (post election). A poll!

Jasmine rice in chicken/turkey soup????

Hannity Fills Diaper Over Media, and Dumb Libs Support of Obama.

Speaking of Fiscal Cliffs...

It kind of feels like the moon is in the 7th house and Jupiter

I am "nobody"

DU has all kinds of interesting shit in it.

Horror show with my dog

Did I read President Obama's offer right?

EZRA is the man! Sitting in for Lawrence O'D, making the case... made numerous times

Just took a Xanax. Ask me anything. Or not.

Anyone want to buy a koala?

Interesting article of SOS choice from Latin America

"Forget 2012: Long-Term Demographic Trends Favorable to Republicans"

An apparent goodbye(and good ridence) letter from Dan Lungren

When is this shit gonna finally stop?

When DU was littered with rape topics about the Republican party's idiocy on the issue...

Christmas in Leesburg: the most weirdly wonderful time of the year

Order Lets Boy Scouts Keep New Abuse Files Private

Just wanted to post this image from Avaaz.org

Do the leaders of the American Jewish establishment realize how badly they lost last night?

The has to be the most bizarre thing I have ever seen

Some Restaurants In Israel Declare A Kosher Rebellion

Harry Potter fanatics. A question about HP1--Sorcerer STone

Climate change science gets more compelling as politicians fiddle

Brainwashed Fox News Viewer: Shocking Climate Change Evidence Changed My Mind!

First Norway, now Poland.

Former rector of nation’s largest Episcopal church becomes a Catholic

Protesters Gather in Cairo

George W. Bush Administration Question re: Cult of Personality

Mr Obama: Time To Lead On Climate Change

This is a wonderful and beautiful video, about 3 and a half minutes long...

Infrastructure Spending Needed: NJ bridge collapses 2nd time in 4 years, carcinogen leaks into creek

A. C. Reed

On the days the Repukes piss me off, I try to find one good thing about the day

Attention Whore Limbaugh Wants Time's Person of the Year Award For Calling Susan Fluke a Slut.

The Best Idea for the Debt Ceiling? Abolish It Forever

What would Jesus do?

Parents and Students of District 7 in the Bronx Are About to be Screwed, Again

Quit watching Fox News...

Received email from Rep John Culberson R-TX saying we have a spending problem and not revenue.

'Park': Unblinking Eye on Failed Justice

hey have you guys seen this?

Capitalism

I am female, a feminist and cannot tolerate rape or sexual comments, however..........

Does anybody still have the pic of the redneck sign

No jail

Woman Beat, Burned, Bit Her Grandchildren, Forced Them To Eat Cat Food: Authorities

Accused 'Wikileaks' Soldier's Extremely Harsh Jail Conditions

Today I started to post a quote from an article by Glenn Greenwald in The Guardian UK

Has anyone at work (or wherever) ever eaten your lunch or thrown it away?

I will be so happy when the next congress comes in. Even though we don't have the house, we picked

It Gets Better: December 1, 2012 - VP Joe Biden

Austerity — the 1%’s Global Battle Cry

The Monster of Monticello

Ambulance gets 'booted' while paramedics tend to emergency

Stevie Wonder cancels show at IDF fundraiser

Desecration: Unearthed Native Burial Site Causes Uproar

THE most hilarious, blatantly FALSE tripe you'll ever read.

Secretary of State Favorite Has Major Stake in Canadian Tar Sands

Does Boba Fett have a belly button?

Mike Lee (R-UT) Backs Down From Voting Against Every Single Judicial Nominee

Gloat Free NBA Scores (Friday, November 30)

SJC Chairman Leahy Calls For Consideration Of Judicial Nominees In Lameduck

Israel: A Perfect Example

World map

German man locked up over HVB bank allegations may have been telling truth.

Possibility of Pres Obama appointing the first female Secretary of Defense (Michèle Flournoy)

What song(s) that you hear and immediately are flooded with memories or feelings…

"Getting to Zero": World AIDS Day 2012 -- Silent Thread/In Memoriam

From our past: NY TIMES: RARE CANCER SEEN IN 41 HOMOSEXUALS

Senate votes AYE to accelerate withdrawal from Afghanistan

Anyone up for a zombie walk?

Judge denies bid to take down anti-Muslim film

GLOBAL EXTINCTION WITHIN ONE HUMAN LIFETIME?

"Up with Chris Hayes" is one of the greatest political shows of a long time.

TCM Schedule for Saturday, December 1 -- The Essentials: On The Road

North Korea to launch satellite in December: KCNA

TCM Schedule for Sunday, December 2 -- Tonight on TCM Primetime: Christmas Double Feature

Good Tidings: Bobby Jindal’s school voucher program ruled unconstitutional

Fun in Picasa

DUers defend dad's home surgery on his son's head (to remove BB)

Iran unveils unusually colored blue submarine

U.S. Retailers Lost $35.28B-plus to Theft in 2011: Survey

Insight - EBay's double tax base prompts calls for investigation.

FA-FA-FA-FA-FA-FA-FA some layback, sweet-ass soul ala Otis:

Ethnic foods you tried and love?

Think you had a bad night?

8 Reasons Wall Street Greed Is the Cause, and the Solution, To Phony Fiscal Cliff Crisis

Have U.S. Drones Become a ‘Counterinsurgency Air Force’ for Our Allies?

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

How One GOP Plutocrat Helped Make 20,000 Kids Homeless

How to Stop Psychopath CEOs from Looting and Destroying Their Own Companies

Senate strips ‘indefinite detention’ for Americans from 2012 NDAA

Maher on drones: we ‘visit death upon our enemies’ without ‘actual fight’

In 2008 we elected a smart president, but in 2012 we elected a MUCH SMARTER president.

Rep. Gohmert: GOP can ‘leverage’ debt ceiling to force concessions

North Korea to launch rocket within days, say officials

Whooping cough kills three more babies{uk}

s.africa makes progress in HIV/AIDS fight

Say it isn't so ~

The Sex Lives of US Generals Are More Important Than the Deaths of Thousands of Soldiers

On this day in 1955,

Guns slip through Nevada background checks

'Tipping Point': Obama Lawyer Talks About Ending 'Endless' US War

Gun Buy-Back Makes Homes, Streets Safer

Reining in Obama and His Drones

Wisconsin: Senate Dems try to head off next Republican mining bill

Stanford on their way to the Rose Bowl..

Red State, Blue City: How the Urban-Rural Divide is Splitting America

Wisconsin: Single parent = child abuser says candidate for Superintendent of Public Instruction

Stuyvesant Town Settlement Clears Path to Sale of Complex

Good God, Maybe There's Hope After All

Vast Pools of Money Still Ignore Sustainable Investing

From Robert Rendo: a short essay on profit and priorities

Feeling a little sad today. can you tell?

Well, many here were so excited about the Arab Spring(!) and so you have it...

stacy mitchell: we can't shop our way to a better economy

Gov. Mitch Daniels claims teachers used illegal tactics to defeat GOP state education chief

New ethanol blend could damage vehicles and void warranties, AAA warns

New York AG: Bronx Gas Station Charged $10 For Gallon Of Gas After Sandy

It never gets old...

Physical energy, improved mental outlook ...

Republican Clackamas Co. elections employee Deanna Swenson indicted on ballot tampering charges

Married gays, lesbians still viewed as ‘single' by military

Will the Ivy League schools make it through the on-line education scams?

What do the Republicans have to lose if we go over the fiscal cliff?

Dear Governor Cuomo - Trailer HD

In Denial in Indiana

About Social Security being 'on the table

From Real News: New York Fast Food Workers in Historic Strike for $15 an Hour

The Fallacy of "Criminals Get Guns from Other Criminals"

Tony Auth nails it today...

Sec. Clinton: Not Excusing Israelis for Their 'Lack of Generosity,' or 'Lack of Empathy'

Selling off the Post Office: Berkeley calls out Richard Blum. 2006 law needs to be changed.

Weekly Address: Urging Congress to Extend the Middle Class Tax Cuts

President Obama Accuses House GOP of Holding Middle Class Tax Cuts ‘Hostage’

Court to decide whether human genes can be patented

Meet the new Peter King

Mitt Romney’s loss creates GOP leadership vacuum

Big Pharma!!! Disease maintenance????

(ACIS) Fort Bliss investigator indicted on child porn charges

Let’s All Agree to Pretend the GOP Isn’t Full of It (GREAT short article)

A GREAT Christmas gift for friends &/or family if you have VERY little money to spare:

Ben Affleck: Congo urgently needs U.S. help

Compromise: A Misnomer for Absurdly Unequal Deal to Resolve Budget-Cliff Issues

Researchers Develop a Self-Filling Water Bottle that Harvests Water from the Air

Global Movement Needed to Change 'The Rules' of Inequality

Christmas Lights Gangnam Style (Original)

"The Cliff"

WalMart’s Tears for a Tragedy

12 pains of christmas music video.

Hey Democratic fundraisers

World Aids Day: ‘Turning the tide will fail if funding is not increased’

Susan Rice: Just Another ‘Incompetent’ Black Woman

Two words strangely absent from all the discussions of rape at DU this week...

warehouse worker lawsuit targets walmart{wage theft}

Lottery tax questions

Woman shares reaction after seeing 'Chasing Ice'

We Will Have Filibuster Reform!

european stealth-combat test drone flies in france

Benghazi put into perspective

"Fiscal Cliff Notes"

Credo petition for SEC chairman

Another act of intolerance and racism in the South (...side of Boston)

The Results of Our 32 Year Experiment of Giving the Free Market Free Reign are Now In!

Sea Trial Leaves Shell's Arctic Oil Spill Containment Dome "Crushed Like A Beer Can"

Sucking Up to the Military Brass

Not Making This Up: As Seas Rise, Tiny Island Of Barbuda Exporting Sand From Its Beaches

Keystone XL

Health Insurers Will Be Charged to Use New Exchanges

Climate Central - For Third Straight Year, 19 Named Atlantic Storms In Hurricane Season

Benghazi Monkeys

Gay-friendly mosque to open in Paris

Saudi-Led Oil Lobby Group Financed 2012 Dark Money Attack Ads

Doha Death Rattle: UN Climate Chief Urges Individuals To Act In Absence Of Gov Actions

Michael Tomasky on Obama’s Republican Revenge Over the Debt Limit

Rate Of Polar Ice Sheet Melting Tripled In Past 20 Years; 4.2 Trillion Tons Of Ice Melted 92-11

"Suckers' Leap"

Off-base drinking ban imposed for Okinawa servicemembers

Sinking AOSIS Members, World Bank Warnings, New Data - But Still Nothing Moves In Doha

Area Of Arctic Sea Ice Lost During 2012 Melt Season Larger Than Area Of The United States

Safari or Firefox???

2nd Round of Auditions today---good vibes needed!!

Walmart's New Health Care Policy

dkf, dkf, how does this person avoid his/her well deserved PPR?

Exclusive: U.S. Army officials said to back new scout helicopter

Three Men Who Wouldn’t Let the NSA Get Away With It

Remember these cool toys? - 8 Banned Children's Toys From Yesteryear

I don't know whether this kid is trolling or is serious...

19 People Who Are Having A Way Worse Day Than You

Digby blog - Faux journalism versus good journalism

The 49th District?

Karl Rove (aka "Turdblossom"): "American Crossroads Was 'Worst Volunteer Job I've Had In My Life"

Islamists rally to support Egypt's president

Cops: Chiefs player kills girlfriend, self..

#my2k - Have you used your twitter?

Army vet who shot girlfriend found not guilty by reason of insanity

Dec 1, 1955-- a woman refuses to give up her seat, and the world changes

a lil bit of something nice

Yemen says it has arrested an Al-Qaida leader

Nominate Jeb Bush or Bobby Jindal. It doesn't matter: The Electoral College now favors the Democrats

"free stuff and things" from the government

Anyone have any idea whatever happened to that crane that collapsed during Sandy?

Kansas City Chief NFL player kills himself/shoots girlfriend

The Asian Super Grid

The Conservative Spring

Sick and disabled braced for enforced work-for-benefits programme

a biography of the day-rosa parks

Politico: Republicans Feud Over Obamacare

Georgia Cop Arrests Man Video Recording him during Traffic Stop

Go Suck Your Thumb...

DOJ Mysteriously Quits Monsanto Antitrust Investigation

Top 10 Biggest Cliches in Photography

#my2k Congress' Twitter Accounts:

Reagan really did tax most Americans more than Barack Obama

Wikileaks suspect Bradley Manning chokes up at hearing

Today's College Football Thread (Conference Championship Edition)

I live in a split level apartment

Just watched a talking head link the secession movement with the fiscal cliff

Lying Sack of S*** of The Week: Saxby Chambliss

This makes me so happy!

NFL Chiefs player commits suicide at training facility following another shooting

a doctor joke...

Puppy Left To Die In Dumpster Saved In More Than 1 Way

A Search for God Through Bluegrass and Klezmer

Why Bad Science Is Like Bad Religion

Crunching the numbers shows how Obama and Romney were polls apart

It's that time of year again: The Republican Christmas Song

Our History of Religious Intolerance Must Come to an End

Hans Rosling at Skoll World Forum 2012

Should we ban "Troll-hunting" callouts

Sexual harassment is not a joke. It's not ok. Playing along DOES NOT HELP.

Why do we offer foreign aid

I see posts from men DUers who are offended by the mere utterance of the words Rape Culture

Just looking in to say hey today...

First same-sex marriage being celebrated Saturday at West Point’s Cadet Chapel

You picked a fine time to leave me, loose wheel

US government announces opening of Atlantic coast for offshore wind farms

How to Negotiate

PA Republican State Rep. Mike Fleck: I’m Gay

TYT: Virginia Official: Athiests Are Terrorists

Something has got to give.

Republicans Claim That Obama’s Long Time Economic Proposal Represents A ‘Classic Bait-And-Switch’

Anyone have any experiences with using Xanax?

Twitter Hiatus Until The Men I Know Get Loud--Comedian Jen Kirkman

Listening to GOP/CEOs re $$$ is like listening to a burglar tell you to polish the silver more often

Pelosi Threatens To Force A Vote On Bush Tax Cuts For Middle Class

TCM Schedule for Monday December 3 - TCM Spolight: Baby Peggy

TOM FRIEDMAN's new level of stupid: Arne Duncan for Secretary of State

I Guess the Future Wasn't at Stake in This Year's Election After All

TOON: the deaths Republicans DON'T investigate

Skinner, I ask you as a rape survivor...

What If Everyone Saw This Message From Robert Redford?

"Floridians will have to wait a little longer for details of that golf cart full of prostitutes."

Elbaradei spends the night in Tahrir Square

Obamacare, the best revenge

LIVE NOW:Coffee Party Radio: Politics Done Right w/Egberto Willies–Fiscal Cliff-What To Do?

Sen.-Elect Warren: Limit Use Of Filibusters

I think the rape apologia OPs are taking on the character of a coordinated attack. Too many in too

Elisabeth Hasselbeck: Chris Brown twitter attack was VERBAL RAPE

CNN Just Attributed this Quote to Richard Branson? Wrong!

For Obama, Revenge is a dish best served cold

"Ask a Dumb Cat"

Parents, First Aid and Learning When to Go to the ER

‘Fiscal cliff’ road trip: Obama talks Scrooge as GOP stews

See Jane

San Jose to target foam takeout boxes after plastic bag ban success

One reporter gets it.

Prominent fundamentalist: God gets sad when we don’t use the oil He gave us

Florida Teen Jordan Davis One of at Least 32 Youth Killed by Concealed Carry Killers

How to Negotiate - By Joe Klein

Walmart's New Health Care Policy Shifts Burden To Medicaid, Obamacare

Just use this video in ads- Ronald Reagan: “Social Security has nothing to do with the deficit.”

NFL player Jovan Belcher kills girlfriend, himself

World AIDS Day: We Can’t “Get to Zero” Until We End the Drug War

Climate Change Data - CO2 Emmisions Worse Than Thought

TYT: GOP Outraged! Obama's Budget Proposal Rejected

Mitt’s Oval Office Moment - by Gail Collins

A&E is showing the movie Time to Kill now.

Unicorn lair 'discovered' in North Korea

Colombian journalist dies in police custody .

Colombian journalist dies in police custody .

Great bumper stickers

Who is this Fiscal Cliff and why are we talking about him?

Cops: Jovan Belcher, Kansas City Chiefs player from Long Island, kills girlfriend, self

TYT: Oops! Now Other Countries Have Drones

I was looking for pics for next week when I found one that makes me ask...

Ecuador president warns of risks to Assange health

If this doesn't make your day, your day can't be made

nice poster

The Republobstructionist Party in a toon

Being Or Nothingness by Joe K.

Sunflower picture for today: *SF#04 - Backlit

Is the right-wing media bubble impenetrable?

Bradley Manning didn't complain about mistreatment, prosecutors contend

By fining Spurs, NBA commissioner has set a dangerous precedent

Bread that lasts for 60 days could cut food waste (BBC)

Seriously, they need to give it up. Who do they think is buying this crap?!

War on Christmas (cartoon)

The role of religion in the election

R. Scott is trying to stop parts of Obamacare from coming to FL. Please sign this petition-MoveOn

Canada must explain polar bear policies to NAFTA group

Giving back

World's smartest mouse

Monachopsis

SOONERS for LONGHORNS ( lol)

Washington Post: A detached Romney tends wounds in seclusion after failed White House bid

Is feminism worth defending with torture?

On World AIDS Day, Here Are Five Huge Advances We’ve Made To Combat The Global HIV/AIDS Epidemic

The jury system isn't really just if your opinions or your style aren't popular

"Hide witch hide. the good folk come to burn thee.

The story of Debra Maggart

McCain toons

Ok, I'm leaving for a bike ride -- please don't ask me anything ...

Mormon Money

Mystery bird at New Mexico wildlife refuge stumps experts

I hate the word 'entitlements'

"A nurse . . . who can keep her tits out of the way is handy too"

Finally, a Xmas song I can listen to...

19 People Who Are Having A Way Worse Day Than You

Favorite short stories:

Maine shrimp industry in dire straits, prompting call for fishing moratorium

Jesus will erase your sins and typos

David Sirota: The Dangers of a Data-Driven World

"Al Qaeda-linked" Yemeni among four Pakistan drone strike dead

Sea Trial Leaves Shell's Arctic Oil-Spill Gear "Crushed Like a Beer Can."

Sequoia in California has 2 billion leaves, thought to be the most in the world

West Point chapel hosts its first same-sex wedding

Barack Obama Is Turning the Oval Office Into a Man Cave

My workplace; damp, untidy, dated buildings ...

No, I will not feel gender guilt

Rise of the Machines - USA (Drones)

Saxby Chambliss Makes The Case For Violating Grover Norquist’s Pledge

Nainoa Thompson, navigator of the Hokule'a. So powerful, so beautiful.

Vampire on the loose in Serbia?

OK, here's my plan...

Free Kittens

This is one sad picture...

Starself Astrology Newsletter for December: The End of the Mayan Calendar

Two Lazy Gourmets - looks like a great website

The Real Thomas Jefferson

Um how 'bout you sitting over here, Mitt.... LMAO

All those repubicans you see having changes of heart on so many issues . . . . . ?

Judge Sentences Tim Durham to 50 Years In Prison for Defrauding Investors

To Skinner - RE: HopeHoops - I'm his wife.

Judge overturns shark fin ban in Toronto

DUers--How do you stay sane/well in an insane/unwell world?

Do you view Buddhism as a religion or a philosophy?

"I've never been to me" by Charlene...

Peggy Noonan: Why Can’t Obama Just Give Us What We Want?

Racism much?

That's when we'll finally have world peace.

HuffPo: 10 ways to Trim Budget Without New Income Taxes or Entitlement Cuts

End Capital Punishment (Amnesty International)

I hear the footsteps

Do these folks on TV know their facts before they open their mouths?

Religion and the Death Penalty (Death Penalty Information Center)

Photo From WaPo's "Best of the Romney Campaign" Sums it Up

"McConnell's vision of a 'compromise'" - Or, Who Is Not Being Serious?

What's for Dinner ~ Saturday Dec 1st

The "Fiscal Cliff" is an austerity crisis - Ezra Klein

This would make a great bumper sticker!

Fast-food striker fired — but not for long

What is SOP, GC&RKBA.

Sums up Bill Oreilly

Romney starts over

Scroll down the page at link for Sacramento Weather just now.

"CRS Refuses To Disclose Who Requested Withdrawal Of Report On Marginal Rates" - Psst, Republicans!

Nothing so unbecame his campaign as his manner of leaving it-Mitt will NEVER be a significant figure

Saudi-Led Oil Lobby Group Financed 2012 Dark Money Attack Ads

Take 50 seconds and watch this deaf 8-month-old react to his cochlear implant being activated.

White House's "IRON STANCE: NO new Offers until GOP drops opposition to raising top tax rates"

This guy looks angry

Principal forces high school boys to hold hands as punishment for fight

John McAfee's blog says he was captured

Graph: College Tuition vs Wages

The Theme for December Will be "Reflections"

Today is my B-day. I ask all of you for what I need....please.

Myth Busting: Examining the 'Evidence' That Obama Won Due to 'Widespread Voter Fraud'

Drive your right wing friends crazy with THIS actual Republican poster!

It's been 40 fricken' years..

Weathergirl goes rogue

three Sioux tribes raise $9 million to buy back Pe'Sla, sacred SD land

Chiefs player killed girlfriend and self following argument over Trey Songz concert

Dumb-Ass Jan Brewer Tea Bag Puppet Governor in Arizona

Egypt: Mohamed Morsi calls December referendum on constitution

Are you thinking the problem with the internet is there's not enough 5 minute horror videos?

Al Jazeera: excellent piece The Greek Resistance. The painful history of Greece and Germany

Washington set to legalize marijuana use without Justice Department guidance

Manning Testifies About His Torture; Was it Aimed at Turning Him on Assange?

Flow of Arms to Syria Through Iraq Persists, to U.S. Dismay

So we're allowed to use the word "nigger" here now?

Want to help this young lady out?

Pittsburgh, Dallas and Knoxville, Tenn., have bounced back, report says

A new toy for the Lounge. Anamorphic illusions.

History of the world in 2 minutes

Toon- Letters to Santa

Appeals court: Report described by lawyer as 'salacious' to remain sealed for now

Are renewables stormproof? Hurricane Sandy tests solar, wind.

Steve Keen - Debt in Neoclassical Economics

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