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Archives: December 5, 2012

John McAfee Seeks Asylum In Guatemala

We've had a lot of threads about men and women lately. This one is NOT about rape.

Just heard that John A. Boehner (R-Alcohol) refused to shake the POTUS hand last night.

The GOP will take this country off the cliff for a lousy 4.5 cents per dollar.....

New lens photos

A little sprightly tune by Scarlatti.......Enjoy!

Verizon email has been down for a while. I called and got an automated outage message...

Red Lobster Fears Diner Backlash From Anti-Obamacare Stance

Papantonio: Sign The Petition to REQUIRE Texas To Secede

A few from Peru

Obama Meets With Rachel Maddow, Al Sharpton, 'Influential Progressives'

Climate Models Project Increase in U.S. Wildfire Risk

I just got my hair cut by a twentysomething covered with tattoos and piercings.

Harry Reid: Filibuster Changes Will Take Place In January

New Orleans Hornets to change nickname to Pelicans, according to report

Congressman Steve King fails to advance in 'sexiest person' contest

(NLRB) Regional Office restructuring approved by Board, to take effect December 10

does anyone have a link for ACA facts for dummies?

Another man pleads guilty in Mississippi hate-crime case

(Michigan) Gov. Rick Snyder now says right-to-work is 'on the agenda'

Yep, them goddamn gays are reproducing with each other like rabbits!

Question most frequently asked of me about my wife: "How does she put up with you?" Question

Bacon

You know something is wrong when the Meta threads are flying off the screen,

you think you are so special

suggested remarks from Prez to Mr. Boehner during negotiations

"Kinky sex" is the phrase for today. Modify a thread title to include "kinky sex".

FOX Puts TurdBlossom Out To Pasture

These Fucking People are Monsters....

Congress Go Home - The "Fiscal Cliff" is a Scam Pt.4

The Perfect Stocking Stuffer For Every Progressive!

Winter Temperatures and Norwegians:

If you get a Red Lobster, Olive Garden, Papa John's, Chick-Fil-et Gift Card what will U do with it?

What's Wrong With the Republican Fiscal Cliff Counteroffer - Bloomberg

Rush Limbaugh: "Planned Parenthood is all about ... the ELIMINATION OF BLACK FAMILIES"

Half of Republicans think ACORN stole the 2012 election for Obama even though ACORN no longer exists

Wherein I take grevious advantage of a Senior Citizen:

Victoria Secret Fashion Show tonight.

I sometimes enjoy being mean to right-wingers

Police search for cancer patient after parents take her from hospital

New contender for oldest dinosaur

CNN does a story about WH abuse of secrecy for Bin Laden movie

Ever Weigh Yourself at the start of a new diet and exercise program and you weigh slightly less

Study: Wealthy Nations’ Fossil Fuel Subsidies 5 Times Greater Than Climate Aid to Countries in Need

In the Land of the Winter Hawk

Massive solar flare could have caused eighth century radiation burst

Just how batshit crazy are some of our fellow Americans? Well . . . . **REALLY** batshit crazy.

Why We Need Labor Unions After All

It Gets Better: December 4, 2012 - Speaker Pelosi

Until Democrats take back the House, every day will be a fiscal cliff, and the Pukes know it

Penguin

Roger Ailes Tried to Convince David Petraeus to Run for Presi, Said Rupert Murdoch Would Bankroll It

Outrage over N.Y. Post cover of man in train's path

Immigrants fill gap in labor market: George W Bush

Nance Greggs: Thanks in Advance

Forty-five job applications...

method of birth control

Deck The Halls With Boughs of Challah

I didn't know Cats liked to run on treadmills?

Ray McGovern: Say No to Susan Rice: Here's Why

Billy Butler wins Outstanding Designated Hitter award!

Keep sending good vibes please.

Curiosity Rover’s Chief Software Engineer on sending a robot to Mars (interview)

ILLINOIS: Quinns AWB overridden in House

Internet pioneer John McAfee says he's in Guatemala, but Belize police disagree

Sovereign Citizen Extremists Targeting Law Enforcement Creates Potential for Violent Traffic Stops

While the West beggers its citizens with "austerity", China has other plans

Good luck with trying any of that stuff in this country, there's too much money to be made.

Sen Stabenow keeps calling Rand Paul Sen. Rand.

Something big just happened in Egypt right now. Something very big. (Pt 2)

Wow, Debbie Stabenow on Big Ed's show.....

Why in the Hell are gas prices rising in the midwest?

Praise for Avigdor Lieberman by Hillary Clinton

Not even Fox News wants dick and karl

Fighting surges around Syrian capital of Damascus

Fox News Puts Karl Rove and Dick Morris on the Bench

US home prices rise in October by most in 6 years

WTH!!! From Washington Post, from 2004 to 2010

Fast Food, Slow Death

Will Verizon Stop Funding The Boy Scouts?

Chemical Dispersant Made BP Oilspill 52 Times More Toxic

Mandatory Tuesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Predatory Capitalism & a new Tiger gif

The demographic success of the Israeli settlements

I like Longhorn ...

The mummer’s farce that was the Congressional autism hearing last week

Get your mind out of the gutter.

To the wild old ladies on DU

Rice wasn't the only one with the CIA talking points

Can anyone guess....

I know so many DUers are saddened over the latest news out of Faux News. Join me in your mourning..

So how long has Barbara Walters been a washed up has been?

Reminder of the Meta Apocalypse

Why America Is Severely Broken

Eventually, our GOP friends will realize that we're going to raise taxes on the rich…

"Why the GOP Won't Admit Supply-Side Econ Has Failed"

Brewer can't run again in 2014, Bennett says - HAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHA!!!!!!

MFM and his SO on the kiss cam. What a cute couple

Huh?!?!

Some reflective thoughts . . .

What Christmas traditions did you start with your children?

Republican voters

Usain Bolt is on CNN

This is why I'm glad that I don't live in an apartment - Hell is other people.

Fiscal Cliff | The Simpsons | Animation on FOX

Syracuse smashes record, reaches 70 degrees

Kroners to Krispy Kremes that Maury Povich is behind this:

U.S. banks post $37.6 billion in third-quarter profits

Death Star Petition Urges White House To Build Killer Space Station

2014 and the triumph of gerrymandering

MN Judge going senile or engaging in teacher witch hunt?

"Your cat is suffering from what we Vets haven't found a word for." (Confuse a Cat, LTD)

Progressives: Read and Heed- This VA GOP Governor Candidate is Dangerous -HELP Will Be Needed

nraleighliberal,others- which tomato weathered this summers crazy weather?

RG3 says:

Strange Fiscal Cliff Loophole that I mentioned on my Radio show today. What if...

The Final Indignity: How Republicans Lost a Safe Seat

Lawrence O'Donnell has Bob Costas on tonight. eom

Who voted against the disabilities treaty? This was a shame and those voted against should be shame

Hot this week.

Why don't pro lifers find these offensive?

Israel Rejects UN Call For Nuclear Transparency

Rand Paul already whining about Ashley Judd on Twitter

"This could be the most frivolous alert so far."

Why is Passive Aggressive a bad thing?

McCain lost by 10 million--- Romney by 5 million

GRAPHIC WARNING

(New York) Voters See Global Climate Change as Reason for the Storms (over the last two years)

"Are Republicans Already Blowing the Next Election?"

The Doctor is no longer in.

Mr. Burns explains the fiscal cliff: Give the rich money or we’ll kill the economy

Macallan 18

Grover vs. the Constitution

It's so much fun to complain

Cute, Funny! Jay-Z Explains Who He Is To Older Lady on Subway

Ryan, Rubio lay out vision for future of GOP

Woman, 116, Listed as 'World's Oldest' Dies in Ga.

"Republican Doomsday Plan: Cave on Taxes, Vote ‘Present’"

Germany, Norway to share renewable energy across subsea cable

A is for

Bill Maher -old video from primaries.

Seattle City Attorney nixes plan to give 'allowance' to gay employees

Suspension overturned for teacher who allowed Macklemore song

'This Time, Israel Has Defied the Whole World'

GOP Congressman’s Restaurant Accused Of Turning Away Muslim Couple

Gay Men Will Marry Your Girlfriends

What's a good bootable dianostic tool?

Four Weeks Ago at this time...

Put in a app for BK and McDonald's! Need VIBES!!!

I'm so sick of CAPITALISM I could scream!

About A Third Of People Have A Fundamental Desire To Manipulate Others

Feds probe border agent’s fatal shooting of man SW of Tucson

It's Official

Islamist vs. Secularists: The Post-Revolution Struggle for the Arab Soul

Willow the white Humpback whale

Krugman: Budget proposals ‘only considered serious if you inflict pain on vulnerable people’

Please send an email or phone Sen. Burr----he is shameful!

Howdy Doody Caught In Colossal Lie About Small Business Tax Increases

"'Pinocchio Effect:' Lying Causes Nose To Heat Up, Thermography Study Shows"

US PR Push At Doha Falling Flat With Developed, Developing World, Scientists, Young People, NGOs

After everything the progressives have done the Democrats had better not bargin away social security

Jon Stewart Compares GOP’s Fiscal Cliff Proposal To ‘Stalin F*cking A Bald Eagle’ - video link

Obama care needed: The reelection of Barack Obama has sent rethugs off a mental cliff!

His ugly head

A 2, Brutus . . . bearly

Malcolm of Malcolm in the middle had a mini stroke

Beyond the “Conservative Entertainment Complex”

Florida media specialist given bad evaluation for students she never taught. Not fair.

Norway ringing in thorium nuclear New Year with Westinghouse at the party

Rob a bank...post a youtube video bragging about it...get arrested.

The shameful vote on ratifying the UN Treaty on the rights of the disabled...

After creationism bill failed, Indiana senator will push 'truth in education' measure

President Obama sitting on Rosa Parks Bus (PIC)

Gloat Free NBA Scores (Tuesday, December 4)

No, my dad's 3 week suffering before he died was not a blessing...

"Hobbits can hold their own. And often do"

Why the MSNBC hosts were all broadcasting from DC tonight...

Hillary Clinton's First 2016 Campaign Video?

GOP Sen. Jim DeMint: Boehner’s ‘fiscal cliff’ proposal ‘will destroy American jobs’

Apocalypse is coming!!!!!!

Merry Zappadan!

The 45 Most Powerful Images Of 2012

Jury Botched This One Badly, Ladies and Gentlemen

Just crossed the threshold, here to say 'Hi.'

Robert Reich's excellent video

In Doha, Lead U.S. Negotiator Plays Down Expectations of Climate Action in Obama’s Second Term

Mayor: Deal approved to end costly port strike

Deal reached--L.A. Port Strike Over

If you were going to go to the bookstore and get books for young people

Longtime SE Texas US Rep. Jack Brooks dead at 89 (Dem, rode JFK's last motorcade)

So, we have to reduce the deficit now, or the economy will suffer, BUT if we enact mandatory budget

Funniest Protest Signs Ever

Hi. The reality of a situation is hitting home. I really f'ed up something.

Korea's counteractions against North Korea's missile launch

This says it all

Hedges on Sandy's persistant & disproportionate impacts on poor people

Scumbag Grover Norquist - this one's for you

Freeing my inner Georgia O'Keeffe

GPS Satellites Could Detect Nuclear Tests

Colombia's Cloud Forests Imperiled by Climate Change, Development

VA hospitals: excellent models for integrated treatment

Progressive Dems must assert agenda NOW

Another unusual tropical cyclone

Palestinians: Settlement Expansion Means 1 State

Is DU down for anyone else? I'm only able to get in through the election alt upload.

Should Kate Middleton name her baby Albert if it's a boy?

It's AFL-CIO Day

Cuba pushes swap: its spies jailed in US for American contractor held in Havana

Kinder leads parade of GOP hopefuls interested in succeeding Emerson

Officials: Serbia's NATO Ambassador Leaps to Death

Return Fraud to Cost Retailers $2.9B This Holiday Season

"Come Home, America"...George McGovern's 1972 nomination acceptance speech

Drought Impacts Protein Prices

Report: Supermarket Access Unchanged Since 2006

U.S. panel seeks accountability after Benghazi attacks

Earliest known dinosaur discovered

How Many DGUs Are There? Further Explanation

For Mongolia, China's too close for comfort

State officials grapple with effects of fiscal cliff

Great Smog 60 years on: 'New laws needed to clean London's air'

Greece 'most corrupt' EU country, new survey reveals

‘In Cold Blood’ killers linked to unsolved 1959 Florida murders

A New Movement for Fighting Eviction

The Trouble with the Electoral College

Where's Waldo....I mean Jan Brewer?

Marines Special Operations Team Gets Rare Public Honor For Heroic Acts In Afghanistan

Scott Camil: Internationally Known Winter Soldier Finds Peace With War Buddies

All your heroes are perverts, Mark Morford

(UK) Bristol University Christian Union maintains ban on women speakers

President Pryor

BETC 'Bruises' Campaign Uses Gruesome Images To Raise Awareness For French Nonprofit NPNS (VIDEO) (P

decent article about Sen Kerry in WaPo

repub homeowners?? ya think?

Study shows lion population plummeting as habitat disappears

Decade of US 'War on Terror' Yields More 'Terrorism'

Wall Street, Coming to Your Town! (and Destroying It)

Saratoga gun show operator settles with AG

Eliot Spitzer: Tax the Traders! It Would Solve Economic Crisis and Stop Reckless Activity

Eureka Firefighter in Midst of Gun Brandishing in Fight Near Hwy 141 and Big Bend

They Can Do That?! 10 Outrageous Tactics Cops Get Away With

yep-true dat

fiscal cliff hints at more defense cuts

Differing Afghan, U.S. priorities could sabotage proposed security agreement

THE PLEASURE OF FINDING THINGS OUT

Tuna Recommendation?

Unfinished Business: The Unspoken Link Between Dispersants and Sick Children in the Gulf of Mexico

One small victory for workers: McDonald's franchisee in Denver metro area pays $58,227 in back wages

Defense industry acknowledges likelihood of Pentagon budget cuts

Merry Xmas from the Dropkick Murphys

Climate change will mean more malnourished children, experts warn

Bread prices set to rise after bad weather hits UK wheat crop

For Sale: Used GOP

Could THIS be why Fox "News" viewers are so gullible?

America's 'actually existing' worker-owned capitalism

Scutaro and Giants agree on three-year deal..

Sea Shepherd's Paul Watson returns to Antarctic after months on the run

Commentary: What's next for Jill Kelley, the Petraeus scandal's mystery vixen? Read more here: http

Tinkly Winkly TeaBaggers (R) eyeball The FailBack Trail

Appropriate tip on a flat-rate cab? NYC

Video Has FoxNews in a Panic!!

Wisconsin: Partisan GAB just not partisan enough for Republican legislature

So the homeless guy (boots story) wasn't homeless...ok....

Non Sequitur hits it again

Reid: Filibuster Reform Is Happening -- Hopes Republicans Help, But A Handshake Won't Work

Violence Against Afghan Women on the Rise (22% since last year)

Insurance data stolen from Allied, Nationwide companies.

How in the world can you debate installing CO detectors when children almost died?

Democrats are seeking "utopian enslavement"

We can't seem to get a functional congress but in New Zeland

Big 4 accounting firms refuse to hand over auditing information:

Wet Dream

Fracking Companies Clash with Grain Shippers and Army Corps of Engineers over Use of Missouri River

12/22/12 is going to be a beautiful day.

Monday Ratings: MSNBC’s Maddow Beats Fox’s Hannity In Demo

Reagan's 'Welfare Queen' FOUND!

Duck Carries Snakes Across Water; Surprised, Hurt When Snakes Bite Him

BBC: Sleep- Your stories of weird sleep behaviour

Testing for cervical cancer with vinegar

AND THE SCROOGE AWARD GOES TO... Corporate America!

After creationism bill failed, Indiana senator will push 'truth in education' measure

What Causes "Boehner's Tears"? My Theory. What's yours?

Wal-Mart Nixed Paying Bangladesh Suppliers to Fight Fire (not financially feasible)

What's for Dinner ~ Wednesday Dec 5th

Senator Pat Toomey voted AGAINST the disability rights treaty

Vulture loses money in betting against Europe

Extreme Drought Continues, Could be Most Extreme Weather Event This Year

New York Poll: Clinton yes, Cuomo no, on White House runs

The US Military Approves Bombing Children

Why the World Bank Must Divest from Fossil Fuels

Sheldon Adelson-$1.2 billion from the company's dividend, $340 million in tax savings

Toxic cleanup work begins at Beale

LOL. Justin Amash is whining on our local news about getting the Budget Committee heave ho

CODEL planned for a very Kabul Christmas

Anthropogenic CO2 Projected At Another New Record For 2012; 35.6 Billion Tons, Up 2.6% YOY

U.S. Economy Added 118,000 Private-Sector Jobs in November, According to ADP National Employment Rep

Jan Brewer Disappears On Secretive Weeklong Out-Of-State Work Trip

Photog: 'If I could have, I would have' saved man from fatal subway crash

The Secret of Bernie Sanders' Success

UK hospital divulges Kate's condition in radio hoax

A suggestion to hamstring Facebook's Global Governance.

NSIDC - November Arctic Sea Ice Third-Lowest On Record For Month; Barents & Kara Largely Clear

My faith in DU has been restored. Thank you all.

If you wear pierced earrings with a hook like an upside-down "j" I need your help.

The Hawkeye Initiative

Armed Aerial Scout Helicopter: To Be Or Not To Be?

Does anyone have info on the meetup in DC tomorrow to talk to congress about fiscal cliff?

Bloomberg: Arizona Gov. Brewer Visiting Soldiers In Afghanistan

Christian Union Bans Women From Speaking At Meetings

Deal reached to end L.A. port strike

Media reports the important news (cartoon)

Conservatives kept abreast of all F-35 problems, senior bureaucrats say

Senate Republicans publicly repudiate Bob Dole

Phoenix city manager gets $78K pay raise

Summer time temps over much of USA ( map)

Top Censored Stories of 2013

Jovan Belcher case isn't just about gun violence, it's about domestic violence

Rhode Island Judge Has Stake in Pension Case Outcome

Is the Fleet Steaming Forward…Or Backward?

republicans tell the worlds' disabled to go fuck themselves....that's the republican party

"Atheist Demands are Unconstitutional", or "An Idiot's Rant."

Citigroup to cut 11,000 jobs worldwide, 4 percent of workforce

Glass Ceilings

Strike settlement to reopen Los Angeles ports to normal freight traffic

Rupert Murdoch’s American Dream

Extended Use of Breast Cancer Drug Suggested

Secure Communities is optional, Harris says

Politics fatigue. I've been relaxed and disengaged since the election results. Tuckered out.

Anti-Fascism Unites Hungary

Citigroup to cut 11,000 jobs, take $1 billion in charges

Clashing Rulings Complicate Path of Gay ‘Conversion Therapy’ Law

Iran: Sanctions and Shortages, Empty Pockets for Healthcare

Wednesday Toon Roundup 1- GOP Losers

Great interview on religious child abuse

Wednesday Toon Roundup 2- Cliff Diving

Massive Giveaway of PA. Lottery to British Corporation Could Occur Within a Couple Weeks

Donald Trump's Scottish love affair on the rocks after whisky award sleight

The Wal-Mart to Free Rent-A-Center Pipeline Explained

Wednesday Toon Roundup 3-The rest

Global banksters feel like they're under siege ..............

Israel’s List of Friends Keeps Getting Shorter

The right turns on Boehner after committee “purge”

Pfizer Experimental Drug Slows Late-Stage Breast Cancer

Can't beat this for an aluminum Christmas tree!

This is the same Rick Santorum who brought the Terri Schiavo case to the floor of Congress...

Opting Out of Coverage Seen Creating Employee Backlash

J.C. Penney Sees Risks in Morale, Efficiency as Employees Leave

Beat it

Tax the Rich: An animated fairy tale.

Pete Seeger: “You Stick Together ‘Til It’s Won”

An important matter requires your close attention and possible action

Over 50 and Looking for Love? New Dating Site for the Older Crowd

Highlights from Egypt, Dec 5 2012

"Why I won't be cheering for old Notre Dame"

Clashes in Cairo outside presidential palace

Senate Passes $631 Billion U.S. Defense Legislation

The Secret Fear That Drove GOP To Disable the UN Disabilities Treaty

Where Masturbation and Homosexuality Do Not Exist

John Boehner’s Holiday Party Snub

Not to be outdone by Joe Biden, Romneys show they shop at Costco too

I have developed a recent guilty pleasure.

In Trouble and Paying Out

Dennis Kucinich: Will the American Austerity Replace the American Dream

Tim DeChristopher banned from dangerous acts of ‘social justice’

Israel PM Heads To Berlin As Settlement Dispute Grows

Senate Republicans publicly repudiate Bob Dole

Today in Peace and Justice history on December 5, 1980

FirstRead: Republicans Ready to Fold?

Today in Peace and Justice history on December 5, 1980

I love freshly baked bread in the Fall and Winter. Does anyone else?

Reagan’s Deal With Democrats for Tax Increases Paired With Spending Cuts Is a Myth

Looks like we lie all the time, often to ourselves

Another Hospital in Brooklyn Files for Bankruptcy

Drumbeat: December 5, 2012

Dollar-Less Iranians Discover Virtual Currency (bitcoins)

Drumbeat: December 5, 2012

Who are female republican reps behind Boehner ?

Mitt, during campaign: "I love American cars!" Mitt, after the election: "Check out my new Audi!"

U.N. Disabilities Treaty Would’ve Had Bureaucrats Unseat Parents - by Rick Santorum

3 Airheads Talk to a Paulbot About Taxes

Tim DeChristopher denied work in social justice

West Point cadet drops out to protest influence of fundamentalist Christianity

Human signature on Climate Change

(OUCH): "I think in America we should have freedom to teach our children whatever it is we believe"

Typhoon Bopha carves across Philippines, killing scores of people

I'm arguing with my crazy Tea Party sister about the UN disabilities treaty...

** Gets out hammer and hangs sign for new DU Bakery Shoppe **

Sununu : Obama and Democrats won because of 47% dependent on the government.

To Stop Climate Change, Students Aim at College Portfolios

Just 4 weeks ago, Republicans were blaming Democrats for cutting $716 billion from Medicare.

Adelson scores $1.2 billion, Ellison $199 million, in advance of 'dividend cliff'

US Factory Orders up 0.8 Percent in October

More Potent than Carbon Dioxide, Nitrous Oxide Levels in California May be Nearly Three Times Highe…

Growth of US Service Firms Accelerated Last Month

R.I.P.Jack Brooks - a truly decent man

Man, daughter charged in sex case (pornography, child of incest, this has it all)

a week from today, around lunch time, it will be 12/12/12 12:12:12

York Businessman Tom Wolf for PA. Governor??

Israeli-German Relations Strained after Abstention

Until They All Come Home

Secret of Bernie Sanders's Success

Rant: Obama's pool microphone

The Lowell Sun: Egg truck crashes, leading to morning scramble for commuters

Praising Immigrants, Bush Leads Conservative Appeal for G.O.P. to Soften Tone

Swimming robot reaches Australia after record-breaking trip

Papantonio: Wall Street’s Role In “Fiscal Cliff” Missing From Media Coverage

My statement on Feminism

UN chief says rich countries caused climate change, must take lead in fixing it

NGO: Venezuela is the most corrupt country in Latin America

Voters made a huge mistake by putting Repubs in charge of the House.

Election turnout for Alaska was 300,000 people....... just under 60%

What would you be doing right now if you weren't at work?

KRUGMAN It "isn’t about policy-it’s about broad thrusts/whether people think you’re on their side"

Brig guard: Manning’s depression history made him a suicide risk at Quantico

Marco Rubio Clarifies The Earth’s Age: It’s ‘At Least 4.5 Billion Years Old’

A small clarification: The Republicans did not "win" the House in the last election.

Insightful about the minds of some who sound ignorant "even when they aren't" LTE in my paper today

Hall of Fame quarterback Bart Starr collapses during Wis. speech, appears to be OK

Are Tax Rates the Solution?

URGENT - Right-to-work bill being pushed through Michigan TODAY

Leek & Potato Soup recipe

Can we agree that the Repubs plan on using the debt ceiling once again as a political hammer?

The Best Books of 2012 According to Goodreads

Ryan hits Romney Over 47% Remarks

Notre Dame Alumni: "Why I won’t be cheering for old Notre Dame"

'2016' Oscar Snub Has Filmmakers Claiming Political Bias

Synchrotron gives insight into green energy enzymes (hydrogenase for water splitting to produce H2)

Huh? No comments on the epic victory by the Washington Wizards last night???

Sunflower picture for today: *SF#08 - A flower of a different color.

Betcha $9.99 that this guy could seriously muck up the Georgia Senate race

Obama Warns Against Another Debt Ceiling Fight.

Stunning Gallery of Previously Unpublished Images from “Hubble’s Universe”

Just learned Dave Brubeck has died

Numerical study suggests subsea injection of chemicals didn't prevent oil from rising to sea surface

A great and serious graphic from Facebook:

For Young Latino Readers, an Image Is Missing

Bristol University's Christian Union Bans Women From Speaking At Meetings

Jazz great, Dave Brubeck, has died.

Mars Rover Curiosity Gets Mission Extension, new rover Mission announced

Unionizing the Bottom of the Pay Scale

Rubio Updates Us on the age of the Earth

PIC: Krugman on jobs "Americans won't do"

How, and What, Obama Won

Today Show reports a supposed sexual harassment incident between Lauer and Geist.

What Happened with California?

The Definitive Body-Language Analysis of the Mitt Romney–Barack Obama Handshake

The Rude Pundit: A Congregation of Motherfuckers in the Senate

Anyone watching Apple?

Small patches of native plants help boost pollination services in large farms

God In America (Frontline/American Experience 6 part series)

Kassandra Perkins did not have to die.

Highlights from Egypt, Dec 5 2012 (Part 2)

Pic Of The Moment: Compassionate Conservatism

North Korea Launches Fragrance - Posted by Andy Borowitz

(North Korea) Unicorn lair 'discovery' blamed partly on mistranslation

This year’s official White House Christmas card

Bye bye Mediterranean diet, the poorest can't afford it anymore

IMAGINE

This Cowboy needs no gun!

Top Secret Lyrics!!!

Court hears challenge to Obama recess appointments

Sheldon Adelson Vows To 'Double' Donations To GOP After Huge 2012 Election Failure

Carnegie debuts revolutionary biosphere mapping capability at AGU

President Obama and Michelle on the front page of The Courier Mail in Australia

Isn't it about time to start digging?

I’d love this to be next year’s card....

Alan Simpson, professional troll?

SCOTUS Prop. 8 Decision Delayed Again

Reintroducing Bighorn Sheep into the Catalinas

Religion and the Reality of Climate Change

Arizona Gov. Brewer 'slugged' reporter who asked her about climate change

After Spending $9 Million To Defeat Her, Wall Street Watches Sen-Elect Warren Join Banking Committee

more good news! Bar confirms investigation of Horne

Surveying religious belief needs social science not hard science

URI oceanographers: Wind speeds in southern New England declining inland, remaining steady on coast

Regents to advance South Texas medical school plan

Thom Hartmann: Why is the Government Listening in on our Conversations?

Faith in Values: The Political and Cultural Embrace of Marriage Equality is Growing

Ryan, Rubio Seek Party Rebranding

When you don’t call it domestic violence, you support the myth . . .

J Street Wins as Senate Omits Statehood Slap; Punishment for U.N. Palestine Push Left Out Of Defense

Can you bring back the Unrec feature?

Brian Kelly, Tyler Eifert honored

The party featured a bowl of lightly salted flakes of charred granite

Rex Ryan names Mark Sanchez his starter vs. Jacksonville Jaguars

My boss just hit Santorectum with a quote from Philippians!!

Questions regarding spousal priviledge

For Jewish Deadheads, the music never stopped

Speaker Boehner's Looming War With The Hard Right Tea-Party Extremists

End of a Republican Error: The 'Low Taxes' Economic Hypocrisy & Fantasy is Coming To an End

Penn State sorority apologizes for offensive photo

Funny Cooking competition spoof

Republicans will impeach Obama over the Debt Ceiling

Kerry is on Andrea Mitchell

Only two governors showed up at Jan Brewer's keynote speech to Governors

Rubio backtracks: Science proved ‘definitively’ Earth is ‘at least 4.5 B yrs old’, blames Obama

Thom Hartmann: Big Brother...Patents on Life & Death?

I guess the repubs don't have any idea how many voters their are losing

Romney and Ann stock up on Christmas supplies on trip to budget store Costco (pics)

Dirty Deeds Done With Sheep!

Chelski to unveil statues of former managers this weekend

GOP Freakout: Extremist Far Right Hysterics Break Loose in The U.S Senate (2/2)

'In Cold Blood' murderers investigated in Florida

Steny Hoyer says cuts to Medicare benefits must be on the table -- Tell Him No!

U.S. government insists 2012 apocalypse is a myth

Assad considering political asylum in Latin America if toppled: report

The "In Cold Blood" murderers, Perry Smith and Dick Hickock, are being investigated in regard

RIP Dave Brubeck.

Socialism' and 'capitalism' are most looked-up words of 2012, dictionary says

Crossroads Launches $500,000 Fiscal Cliff Ad Buy

Bellevue no more: French chateau accidentally destroyed, Russian owner 'shocked'

Nancy Pelosi: I support “McConnell Rule”

Study: African lion population shrinks to 32,000

This photo shows the beauty of the White House...

The Bush Era Tax Cuts Didn't Create The Wealth They Were Supposed To

Jon Stewart Happily Confirms For Gretchen Carlson That She Is, Indeed, 'F'ing Nuts'

Behind Most Tax Deductions, There Are Entire Industries and Jobs

‘Fox & Friends’ hosts: Why weren’t we invited to the White House with MSNBC?

Ryan pushing compassionate conservatism.

Trump wars with whiskey company after it gives an award to one of his critics

Fox & Friends’ hosts: Why weren’t we invited to the White House with MSNBC?

As we age, our appearance changes.

Faces of the World Congress of Religions 2012

Need some help.

Millennials don't want to be coddled, they want jobs!

I am an unabashed Alex Wagner fan (MSNBC)

Purposely aiming bombs at children: "It kind of opens our aperture."

Hacker locates John McAfee through smartphone tracks

I love the gym I joined, but one thing bugs me.

Is Facebook having issues?

Arrest made in NYC subway death

GOP Civil War: Republican ex-Whip JC Watts Implies RNC Chair Should Be Fired

Oh goodie. More GOP infighting!

The rich will pay more taxes, Boehner says

The Religious Right Freaks Out Over West Point’s First Same-Sex Marriage

Bad press from avoiding Obamacare hurt Olive Garden and Red Lobster's earnings

Republican Defectors Ready to Back Tax-Rate Compromise

Police: Man loses drug money, asks police for excuse note for drug cartel

GOP Tom Davis Labels Changing Electorate ‘Underclass Pulled Out Of Apartments’

Ridiculous threats from House GOP

Fire and Ice: Wildfires Darkening Greenland Snowpack, Increasing Melting

Racist sorority party photo stirs outcry on the Web

John Kerry Secretary Of State: Top Dems Nervous About Political Ripple Effects

Guilty plea in New Orleans bribery scheme

Brubeck: The soundtrack of mid-1960s campus progressivism

Ga. Town Stunned After Woman Killed at Gas Station

The Republican Who Could Kill Affirmative Action and the Voting Rights Act

Dame Elisabeth Murdoch, Matriarch of Journalism Family, Dies at 103

Should the government ever engage in advocacy?

Israel's deputy foreign minister dropped from election slate

The US Government borrows

Maddow: Secret Petraeus audio means Fox News ‘officially’ part of the GOP

The Island Where People Forget to Die

Susan Rice's TransCanada Ties

Creepy: Fox News host giggles during talk about shooting deaths of inner-city teens

Wonkblog: IMF: Budget cuts hurt growth a lot. But tax increases barely matter.

Police: Ga. woman, 65, gunned down after her car, motorized wheelchair bump at gas station

Outrage over 'racist' Mexican-themed sorority party

Cuomo: Mainline Democrats “squandered the opportunity”

My son got injured at work. Fired.

Soledad tells House Financial Services chair he has ‘no leverage’ as he misstates election result

Should it be against the law for news networks to lie?

Why do we pay taxes?

I'm going to say two words and you're going to gut earned benefits and entitlements.

Wal-Mart Nixed Paying Bangladesh Suppliers to Fight Fire

Boehner's worse nightmare (and how we can make it happen)

Am I the only one? If you call me, you need to identify who you are first

So, umm, whatever happened to that "Kony 2012" thing?

From Fossil Fuels to Global Warming Denial, Koch Brothers Influences Behind U.S. Inaction

for Bradley Manning

Fascinating: Atheist Leader Tells All About Bill O'Reilly Appearance

Thom Hartmann: Wow...The middle class isn't going down without a fight

Amy Goodman Questions Top US Negotiator on Alleged Obstruction of UN Climate Talks in Doha

GOP? WTF?!

"Feinstein Amendment Further Entrenches Power of Military Indefinite Detention" (It Passed)

TYT: Pig Boy sez Liberals Killed NFL Linebacker, Javon Belcher

Why Are Older People More Prone To Scams?

Study: African Lion Population Shrinks to 32,000

Grassley is evil

FOX and Roger Ailes Outed by Petraeus Tape

Michael Savage, back on WABC, warns conservative talk radio is becoming boring and predictable

Atheist Leader Tells All: Bill O'Reilly Appearance & Atheist Fox News Host

trying... not... to get... sucked in... to 2016 primary... discussions...

Elizabeth Warren ended Senate campaign in debt despite record fund-raising

If asked "Who are you?," rocker Pete Townshend might reply, in part, "A neoconservative."

Do You Have a Disability? The GOP Cares.

Notre Dame's Brian Kelly Wins Second Home Depot Coach of the Year Award

'This Time, Israel Has Defied the Whole World'

Papantonio: Corporations Trying To Patent Your Genes

SpaceX Awarded Two EELV-Class Missions from the United States Air Force

SpaceX to launch Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR aka Triana aka GoreSat)

'Obamacare' saves consumers nearly $1.5 billion

SoCal Connected is a great news program and I highly recommend it.

In Honor of Dave Brubeck

TheObamaDiary.com: President Obama on the Tom Joyner Show (Dec 5, 2012)

Police Arrest Suspect in Subway Death

Fiscal Cliff toons...

The Popular Vote seems to be changing by the hour-and Obama's lead keeps growing!

Tick tock, tick tock, tick tock. The fuse is lit and the fiscal explosion is near. Hold fast

Many hundreds of geese on the soccer field this morning...

So IF Hillary is the Democratic nominee in 2016, will you vote for her or stay home?

Thom Hartmann: Slow Death by Fast Food...

Do you know anyone like this?

NASA-NOAA Satellite Reveals New Views of Earth at Night

What an asshole...

Israel Accuses US Of Backing European Settlement Backlash

I went to yahoo news

If December 22 really was the end of the world -

Bill Maher does it again...

A cursory survey of the GD forum indicates it might be time to create the 2016 Primary forum.

Chiefs' Belcher spent night out before murder-suicide

John Sununu: Democrats Won Thanks To Voters Dependent On Government

President Obama Signals The GOP May Cave On Taxes As Talks Hit An Impasse

We talk about "The Lounge" but do you know what it actually looks like?

Pfeffernusse.

Let's play a fun game. Let's name the most powerful & influential people in the Republican Party...

"Earth shattering" change in the radio industry in the aftermath of the Rush Limbaugh Effect

Expressing anger in a sideways, passive-aggressive, unhealthy way.

Top Democrat Demands Answers After Shell's Containment Dome Fail

The new ReTHUG meme

Bob Costas is NOT a moron. Or is he just because he doesn't mentioned someone else's priority list?

Lessons from Sandy — Preparing Health Systems for Future Disasters (New Eng Jour Med)

Dennis Daugaard, South Dakota Governor, Rejects Obamacare Medicaid Expansion

Jan Brewer's making a secret trip to Afghanistan. Do you think she's running for 2016?

2012's been a rough year for music (In Memoriam)

Sunita Williams of NASA provides a tour of the ISS orbital laboratory....

TCM Schedule for Thursday, December 6 -- What's On Tonight: TCM Guest Programmer: Lee Child

Citing crime, Norway to close Venezuela embassy

"I will not play that game, because we've got to break that habit before it starts."

Darden backs off on some Obamacare changes

My point of view on the RKBA or where I stand. This OP is not intended to start a fight but if it

The story of two Chi's

from salon.com: - Michele Bachmann wins: How the anti-Muslim fringe hacked the media

Study: Health Reform Saved Consumers $1.5 Billion in 2011

The Rich Will Pay More Taxes, Boehner Says

Very Funny: Jon Stewart Bashes Stalled Fiscal Cliff Talks

Anne Hathaway At the Les Miserable premiere

Geithner: Obama Administration Ready to Go Over the "Cliff"

Okay, fess up people

‘Twas The Month Before Fiscal Doomsday

OH, yes, they did. The John Travolta-Olivia Newton John Christmas Music video.

Reid blocks Senate vote on Obama's deficit-reduction plan

Curious as to the rationale behind the "No Gun Threads in GD" rule.

"I heard she lives in Scotland. I thought she was running for Parliament."

Synthetic fuels could eliminate entire U.S. need for crude oil, create 'new economy'

Saw this on Facebook posted by Being Liberal

Elizabeth Warren Headed to Senate Banking Committee

Little swimmers disappearing?

For L O S T fans: A history of how the show came to be

Guess what a veteran did....

put your life in perspective

At least 270 dead from Typhoon Bopha in the Philippines

Starbucks to add 3,000 new stores

Let the Force be with you

TYT: The War on The War on Christmas - Bill O' The Clown Freaks Out!

Not Deacon BLUE. I said DEACON WHITE !!

And my students ask why I don't allow them to cite Fox news as an authoritative source

Flow chart

Conference Call Chris Coons

Welcome to our home

As predicted, Angus T. Jones' fundie rant goes over like a lead balloon with CBS brass

The history of presidential inaugural addresses — in 1 cool chart

Just bought my parents all seasons of the "Carole Burnett Show".

VIDEO: Union members protest possible right-to-work legislation inside Capitol

TYT: Nazi Fat Bastard Limbaugh: Liberals Killed NFL Linebacker, Javon Belcher

I'm watching John Kerry

Why we need to help young atheists

Wolf Blitzer Stumps Top House Republican By Asking For Spending Cut Specifics

Cadet quits, cites overt religion at West Point

Obama leads Forbes ranking of world’s most powerful

Cadet quits, cites overt religion at West Point

Walter Rhett: The Differing Prices of Freedom and Profit

Watch your step!

a biography of the day--sonia johnson

To have this be a legal marriage means everything to both of us

NASA-NOAA Satellite Reveals New Views of Earth at Night

some quotes of the day-sonia johnson

Ohio certifies Presidential results. Obama beats Romney by 2.98%

today in women's herstory

Tagteam bedbath om mani padme hum. MFM hospital update:

Catholic leaders: Protect the poor

Rand Paul says Ashley Judd way "too liberal" for our country and our state.

More shoppers on Thanksgiving vs Friday: Reuters/Ipsos

Call Center Manager to Pregnant Employee: We Don’t “Pay You to Pee”

Oh my god, I think hell just froze over

Can you guess which brain watches FOX News?

Kansas congressman loses key committee posts

How far over the Cliff are you willing to go?

Papantonio: Teabaggers - The GOP Invasive Species

OMG. Alan Simpson is _____ ??

Sen. Sanders: National Press Club

White House to Ask for $50 Billion in Hurricane Relief Aid

We have 2 years.. Which representatives are the weakest 34 republicans

Neo-Con Fascist Mark Steyn: ''Obama Plans to Turn America into BIG SWEDEN'' - on Faux News' Hannity

Arctic continues to break records in 2012: Becoming warmer, greener region with record losses of …

Jon Stewart Rips Apart GOP For Electing An All-White Group Of House Chairmen

Washington County GOP chairman resigns after taking hits for email attacking Democrats as communists

How is Nancy's discharge petition coming along?

Goodwill seems to be sensitive to corporate events again.

Human rights defender assassinated in southwestern Colombia .

holy crap Wal Mart said fire safety in Bangladesh factories too costly

Bernie Sanders Rips John Boehner for Calling for Cuts to Disabled Veterans’ Benefits

Harry Reid Questions GOP's Rationality On Fiscal Cliff After Disability Treaty Fails

Dems Grapple With Renewed GOP Debt Limit Threats

Woman featured in Tampa Bay Times story about sexual disorder commits suicide

Who Says The Democrats And Republicans Can't Agree?

Abortion For Military Rape Victims Amendment Passes Senate

Can we have forums for 2014 and 2016?

Mean-Spirited Jokes About the World’s Oldest Dinosaur

AP Exclusive: Lawmakers bought cars fixed at California taxpayers' expense

First N.J. medical marijuana facility to open Thursday in Montclair

How much would turning off some lights affect climate change?

Canada among least corrupt countries, report says

Seven minutes, fifty seconds of funny cats.

Venezuela: "Run Oligarchy Run"

Analysis of how partisan the US Senate is/has been

Sperm rates among French men fall by a third

President Obama Speaks to the Neo-Con Business Roundtable [00:17:26]

New student loan bill proposed in Congress.

Fox News Kicks Karl Rove And Dick Morris To The Curb, But What About…?

Sooty, "renewable" Germany gets booted from Top Ten Sustainability Index

A joke about the , " Fortune Teller.".

"5 Charts that Show How Increasing Income Inequality Leads to Less Opportunity"

Syria's al Assad sent envoy to Equador and Cuba with letters from him. He may

Man Pushed In Front of Subway Train - NY Post Photographer Defends Himself - ''There Is No Way I..''

Rescue operation under way after ships collide in North Sea

Santorum uses disabled child as a photo prop.

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Thursday, 6 December 2012

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