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Archives: December 6, 2012

TYT: Outrage - NY Post Puts Man About to Die On Cover

For Greece, Oligarchs Remain Obstacle to Growth

In facing the “Fiscal Cliff”, what exactly does “Shared Sacrifice” mean?

Syria loads chemical weapons into bombs; military awaits Assad's order

For all you people in your 40s and have private healthcare plans for you or your family,

I am simply stating a fact.

Report: "Benghazi 'Talking Points' Watered Down By CIA, Not White House"

2 Judges Disagree With California's Ban On Gay Conversion Therapy for children

Tribal leader calls Obama 'first American Indian president'

Lawrence O'Donnell's show: Bob Costas Speaks Out on Gun Control Comments

Looking For Made In USA Children Clothes

Right wingers: Vast librul conspiracy behind 'Obama's America' Oscar snub

It's 'HAHM-burg' not 'HAM-burg'.

Fare Thee Well, DU.

Dan Gertler Earns Billions as Mine Deals Leave Congo Poorest Nation

Feds still reviewing new (Washington) marijuana law, plan no action on eve of legalization

Christmas Songs

Apple's shares swallow biggest loss in four years

2012 apocalypse, LFR adds her two bits.

Why Insurers Are Wary Of Raising The Medicare Age

JK about to be on Hardball

John McCain: Assad May Interpret Obama's Red Line As A Green Light For Everything But Chemical Weapo

No more LOL cat pictures (From GD) re:SalmonEnchantedEvening...

Play over 300 emulated DOS games in your browser (PCGamer)

Highlights from Egypt, Dec 5 2012 (Part 3)

David Letterman & son Harry at the White House

Obama borrowing exceeds all other POTUS combined?

Why did Almost Every Senate “Republican” Crap on Bob Dole?

Krugman ....October 28, 2010...Predicted Republican chaos...

The Richy Richs of this world do NOT make the best politicians ....

Petition Re: Los Angeles Mayor Villariagosa Signs on to "Fix the Debt"

January 8, 2013 The Wheel of Time

Dinesh D'Souza Didn't Get an Oscar Nomination

Just watch a story on the CBS Nightly News about a family making $64,000 -&100,000 being so upset

Where can we buy

Supreme Court rules for marriage equality

Interesting (to me) observation.

Anyone know how these two recounts (House) in Ohio are going?

Fiscal Cliff Calculator

Why did America change its mind about legal marijuana?

Our FRiends are about to discover that RW fear-mongering actually has a cost...

Need help from JFK fans and scholars please

Elderly Members Of Atheist Group Face Jeers, Fears From Peers

(FoxNews take) California teachers union video shows rich man urinating on poor to make taxes case

College Student Crusades For White Student Union, Says ‘White Culture Is Dying’ (VIDEO)

Does anyone have new insights on Logic 10

Do y'all allow kitties in GD?

Is Terry McAuliffe really the best we can do in the VA governor's race?

Isn't it time we took down Fox "NEWS"?

You meet all kinds of people on the subway.

The cliff and why winning a second term....

Citigroup cutting IT jobs, shifting some work offshore

The Republican Civil War... it's gonna be weird...

“Who increased the debt?”

Just had to post this reply to a picture I shared in FB

***A War for Your Soul!***

Save the Lol cats!!!

"Obama and Boehner speak on cliff negotiations"

Business owners warn against a fiscal cliff deal that sacrifices entitlements to save tax cuts

George H W Bush is still in hospital n/t

Buncombe reviews religious material policy

Extended interview: 'Capitalism: A Love Story' DVD Extra - Harvard Professor Elizabeth Warren

Obamacare: Post from Facebook

Yay! GOP Rep. Jones says he could buck party on middle-class tax vote

Maher: "beat it with a stick."

Barbara Boxer calls for national polling place standards

Have a very Merry Socialist Christmas!

Serious question: Why did repubicans vote against the Kerry/Dole supported bill?

How Retro Public Television Brainwashed Me into Becoming a Reader

"It's difficult to engage in rational negotiation..."

It's time for drastic action to get SalmonEnchantedEvening back...

Dave Brubeck - "His Music Gave Jazz New Pop"

Hi.

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Church Night. Under the Tent

Regarding the Ed Show, who did he say was the big donor that has now said he should've backed Obama?

Congressional Diversity: See the difference?

Looking back fondly on the Reagan years.

Alchemy of Time

Swimming robot reaches Australia after record-breaking trip

Red Cross Delivers Trashbag Of Broken Hamburgers To Sandy Victims

About same sex marriage. Something I was sent - and just in case it's not been posted

Tracking: The Rolling Stones! of Racetrack Playa

Petition at link, plz sign No More Media for Murdoch

Disgraced GOP leader DeLay seen dining with disgraced lobbyist Abramoff

Olive Garden !!! Suffering From Bad PR After Anti-Obamacare Comments

Salmon tribute: Sunday Will Never Be the Same

Breaking: Mexican Supreme Court strikes down gay marriage ban!

"What the Statistics Tell Us about Venezuela in the Chavez Era"

Man shoots girlfriend over Walking Dead argument

Lounge, what is your favorite stainless cookware?

All this bullying MUST STOP!

Louie Gohmert takes bold pro-'lunatic' stance

Notre Dame to increase support, services for GLBTQ students

George Montgomery Burns on the "Fiscal Cliff"

CAPTION: With Snyder, not everyone's in the holiday mood!

We have the best-trained troops in the world, BUT

In hours after releasing teacher evaluations, Florida pulls them from website. Admits they are wrong

Last Saturday we bought a box of Mangoes at Costco. They have gotten better each day. Tonight . . .

If Glen Greenwald is the Democratic nominee in 2016, will you vote for him?

3-3 Vote to Leave A Disgusting Post from Femrap that Clearly Violates the TOS--

Software guru John McAfee arrested in Guatemala: interior minister

39 second video #Autism Hearing 11-29-2012

The Associated Press tweet: John McAfee arrested

The Return of The Great Mother

Obama resolute in showdown with GOP over 'fiscal cliff' (LA Times)

In honor of SalmonChantedEvening, not LOLcats but midweek LOLdogs

Boehner: Obama Needs to Stop Acting Like He Won Election

Howard Dean says he would prefer we went off the "fiscal cliff"...

If Assad uses Sarin gas, what should the response be??

Bob Costas Confronts Bill O' The Clown Over Gun Control Comments - Faux News

My Cat Loki has been gifting me with socks

CNN reporting Syria has filled missiles with chemical weapons (gas) and

The Green Mile. PROBABLE spoilers.

Dave Brubeck-Take Five(in memoriam)

Rutgers elects to sue the Big East over exit fee

Griefers at DU

Let's keep "Christ" in "Christmas"...

David Gregory is a creepy dude..

Justice to Wash. state: Pot still illegal under federal law

Surveillance State?

You can't be us when we depart

Christian Right Leader Lauds Uganda Dictator as 'Kill the Gays' Bill Is Revived

Kerry blasts Santorum's opposition to disability treaty

Cadet quits, cites overt religion at West Point from DU/LBN

Who is this guy and why is he talking common sense?

Such a total BS post hide!

NSFW, a naked cat

Protect and Expand Voting Rights

A Humorous Australian Atheist Finds Islam

Keiser Report: TINA's Big Black Hole

congress arrested for being most prolific killers in nation's history

Can someone tell me what "the events of this past Sunday" were, please?

Religious suicide

Can't stop listening to this!

I was nearly hit by a car tonight..

Animal Rescue Shelter Teaches Dogs To Drive

Google Chrome Sync Problem

Can a person be warm, fuzzy and hurt someone at the same time?

It's cold out. What sayeth ye to a polar plounge?

Dad calls out his disabled daughter for voting for Obama

The Archeology of Decline: Debtpocalypse and the Hollowing Out of America

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

Treasury wants Congress to heed McConnell rules on debt limit

Landmines

Blaming HOF for one stupid post is ridiculous.

Republicans weigh swallowing tax hike on the wealthy

Clinton Wins Majority Support For 2016 Presidential Bid

USA Today Editorial - "Republicans show seriousness about a debt deal" by Proposing Cuts To Medicare

You haven't heard the Gummi Bears theme song until you've heard it sung soulfully.

Obama sees fiscal deal in a week if Republicans move on taxes

Ian McKellen savages New Zealand prime minister after he made a joke about radio host's 'gay, red t

Stewart Rips GOP: ‘They Hate The United Nations More Than They Like Helping People In Wheelchairs’

Having a couple of drinks with Will Shakespeare. Ask us anything.

Israel gets same-sex divorce before same-sex marriage

Satellite Captures "Black Marble" View of Earth at Night...

What does a slice of toast wear to bed?

Chris Hayes just said today is Repeal Day!

Rise

Any person who would negotiate for the wealthy instead of their own family should be ashamed

Is there an ignore list limit?

My support for Israel is not ‘pink-washing’

The biggest problem in East Asia now

From NOAA: "Arctic continues to break records in 2012....".....

Is it time for Democrats to re-name Jefferson-Jackson Day events?

Feds expand polygraph screening, often seeking intimate facts

So on a replay of Lawrence O'Donald...

traditional marriage - what's your tradition?

Lazy, lazy, lay Z - New Study Demolishes Right-Wing Mantra About The ‘Lazy’ Unemployed

Memo: knock it off! - God

Advice for the fellas

Jack Abramoff, Tom DeLay Meet For Lunch In DC

DU this poll!! Keith Ellison Commentary in USA Today

Gallup: Record Majority Supports Gay Marriage

60 Reasons To Be Proud In 2012

Watson Takes Command of Sea Shepherd Whale Defense Fleet

More petitions against the not-so-grand bargain

Watson Takes Command of Sea Shepherd Whale Defense Fleet

Liquor theft skyrockets after Initiative 1183 implementation

India’s Lower House Votes to Support Foreign Investment

Mexican Court Rules in Favor of Same-Sex Marriage

Dental X-ray machine radiation danger alert

Brazil anticipates Mercosur summit will confirm Paraguay’s suspension stands

Midnight and it's official! Marriage equality is now a reality in my state!!!

Breaking: King County (Washington State) Issues First Marriage Licenses to Same-Sex Couples

Why do Republicans hate the UN?

Oddly anti-climactic, this legal pot thing. Who

Three Part Series on the Retirement of Senator Akaka from Civil Beat

Klaus Barbie, the Nazi "Butcher of Lyon" and his association with Bolivia's Hugo Banzer.

Why Insurers Are Wary Of Raising The Medicare Age

Dead pig found at Cypress mosque (Texas)

26 Amazing Facts About Finland's Unorthodox Education System

Dean Baker | The Serious People Are on the War Path

I can't sleep. I'm pumped up. My wife and adopted daughter are on their way home!

The Archeology of Decline

Tanks outside Egypt presidential palace, streets calmer

Gloat Free NBA Scores (Wednesday, December 5)

US, Russia set for surprise Syria meeting

Banana Massacre December 6, 1928

The NEW Star Trek trailers(s) kick ass!

Senate lifts ban on abortion care for military rape victims

Olive Garden owner to hold off on worker changes

long but good

Avoiding the Nightmarish “Four Degree World” of 2060: We must Act Now (Giesen)

Legalizing Marijuana: Washington Law Goes Into Effect, Allowing Recreational Use Of Drug

A New Court Decision Injects Some Sanity Into America's Gun Policy

How European countries regulate private insurance

Police Have the Scary Capability to Track Wherever You're Driving

Bill Moyers: FCC May Give Murdoch a Very Merry Christmas - Two of the Last Big Newspapers in America

The Real Threat to Christmas That Fox News Is Blind to: The Religion of Shopping

Claire McCaskill's Sweeping Overhaul Of Wartime Contracting Passes Senate

Grail satellites show Moon's violent history

BIG Day For Engaged Couples In My State!

Kyoto all Over Again? US Obstructive Force at Climate Talks

Deutsche Bank Hid $12 Billion In Losses To Avoid Bailout: Report

For Pete's Sake, What's Happened to Our Democracy?

'Expect Surprises': Records-Breaking Year Portends Vastly Changing Arctic

Some Advice Please

Europeans reacted to President Obama’s re-election with a mixture of excitement and relief but ...

Texas taxpayers deserve answers about cancer fund practices

Starbucks to open 1,500 more cafes in the U.S.

U.S. Birth Rate Falls to a Record Low; Decline Is Greatest Among Immigrants

AP exclusive: japan scientists took utility money

U.S. reducing plans for large civilian force in post-2014 Afghanistan

Disability history month: Arthur MacMorrough Kavanagh

Michelle Obama: The Rock of Our Family!

gay washington couples get marriage licenses

NOT SO FAST DOG DRIVERS! CATS ARE BETTER THAN YOU...

A Visual Story of Grover Norquist Calling Romney a "Poopy-Head" | Humor

Bob Dole should go on an extended "vacation", tour, or some such to draw attention

President Hugo Chávez not to attend Mercosur summit

Improvements at Forest Park moving from drawing board to bulldozers

Apple CEO Tim Cook announces plans to manufacture Mac computers in USA

Mr President: Follow your gut.

germans ok patriot missiles to defend turkey

West Point cadet quits, cites 'criminal' behavior of officers

Richard Stallman: ‘Apple has tightest digital handcuffs in history’

Kos: Propane Project

Marking the 23rd anniversary of Ecole Polytechnique massacre

Sandy Recovery Continues: 86,000 Jobs Lost In Storm; Obama Asks For $50 Billion In Aid

Party of Rich Guys Suffers from Image as Party of Rich Guys

We're Not Broke

Pelosi: Dems must say No to raising Medicare eligibility age

Revisiting the ALA/N protocol for people with pancreatic cancer

from fossil fuels to global warming denial, koch bros, influences behind US inaction

Hugs

Defying Rick Scott, Florida Legislators Introduce Bill To Restore Early Voting Days

Are there any plans for the House to delay going home for Christmas recess to

With WA and CO now legal

I want to thank each and everyone of you

Publicist Max Clifford arrested by Jimmy Savile police

Senate passes Murray measure to reform Defense suicide prevention programs

FYI- If you need any info on a charity,

Man-haters, Feminazis, and Steinem–oh my!

Now here's a class struggle:

Since we're posting other DUer's real names:

Forget The Fiscal Cliff: Three Bigger Perils Lie Ahead Robert Reich

“A generation from now"

Starbucks agrees to pay more corporation tax

Collective Workplaces Spell Job Security, Fair Treatment and Real-Life Democracy

President Obama Speaks at the 2012 Tribal Nations Conference

Colombian exports to Venezuela increase 68% this year (Spanish)

Raising Medicare Age May Save U.S. More Than $100 Billion{shifts the problem}

Howard Zinn Never Stopped Demanding the Impossible

Wildfires fanned by invasive grass species

Tom the Dancing Bug Toon: Union Man vs. Captain Industry!

How important is it that you add oil EXACTLY the same weight as the oil already in your car?

+++ NFL Picks / Week 14 +++

Tony Blair arrest pack.

anyone with cruise line experience?

Marine official: Manning held improperly in brig

US military planners focused on Mali intervention

Michel Nischan: Food Justice Advocate

Fiscal cliff talks aim at more defense cuts

Vandana Shiva: Everything I Need to Know I Learned in the Forest

I'm 'iffing' sick and tired of the term 'Fiscal Cliff'

Orders, Truth and Torture at Abu Ghraib

A good website for progressive Georgians.

Update on New PA. State Budget (full draft budget to be released early February)

Texas Rep. Gohmert Loves the Word ‘Lunatic,’ or Just Likes Being Disagreeable

Karl Rove & Dick Morris Being Pulled Mostly Off of Fox News

Pentagon Begins Planning for Sequestration

The Economist: French Muslims Gay Paris

The irony of a locked thread.

Apple plans to manufacture some computers in USA.

Born this way

Police Begging Congress For Your Text Messages

Thursday TOON Roundup 1 - RIP, Dave

At NATO, Clinton tells US allies they must fulfill aid pledges for Afghan security after 2014

Thursday TOON Roundup 2 -Who will win the budget battle?

Thursday TOON Roundup 3- Republican Bubble Boys

Thursday TOON Roundup 4- Middle East issues

Thursday TOON Roundup 5- The Rest

Ok, so is this the worst album cover ever?

Can we move the lounge to Washington State?

Syria to use Chemical Weapons?!

My counter-offer to the Republicans on the fiscal cliff.

X-Post from Native American: Kos: Propane Project

Who Would Jesus Shoot?

Recommendation to the Management: Can we move this forum to

Helpful tip for the workplace:

In 1993, Republicans said Clinton tax hike on rich would lead to a "recession" -- the economy boomed

Samuel L Jackson Opinion of the GOP.

What I want for Christmas.....

Netanyahu Says Settlements to Be Israeli in Merkel Clash

Exxon Hates Your Children

Greenspan Says Painless Solution to U.S. Debt is Fantasy

Enslaved Children Freed After Being Forced to Make Christmas decorations

Depression Deepens Greek Middle Class Despair With Crime

Oh sure! Blame the cat!

{from the Irony File} Foxconn Plans American Expansion as Clients Seek Made in U.S.A.

Sen. Jim DeMint to Head Heritage Foundation

Attention Audiophilles. Can you identify the artist/group for this Christmas song?

The last ice expedition

Happy St. Nicholas Day!

Happy Feast of St. Nicholas!~

How much did Jan Brewer's "surreal" undercover trip cost the taxpayers of AZ and the US?

WTH???? DeMint resigning from Senate

Storefront for rent, cheap

Sorority’s racist party photo stirs outcry on the Web

Happy Legal Weed Day! :)

Senator Jim Demint wanted the minimum wage reduced and for the poor to pay higher taxes

Official: Iran has evidence it captured US drone

What If the Fiscal Cliff Is the Wrong Cliff?

What's for dinner Thursday Dec. 6th?

I got it! This song describes everything around here perfectly!

Insert a title here

So nice that MFM, Ohiosmith, Dr Strange and Orrex send a group Xmas card!

*** Posts sign for the new DU Lounge opening up in Washington State ***

Something is going on...I missed it..perhaps you can help..What is this Meta-discussion????

Fuck you you walk out bitch! (MSnbc)

diane black on m$nbc....reThug rep. from tennessee...net worth $49 million

Video Has FoxNews in a Panic!! pt. 2

Filthy Mitt Romney Delivers Campaign Speech To Audience Of Confused Shoppers In Ohio Safeway

Birds Appear to 'Self-Medicate' With Our Cigarette Butts

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

Finding personal equanimity in the face of global catastrophe

Meta has a new Poster Child!

Poll: Republicans think anti-tax pledge is bad idea

Unified House Republicans?

If taxing the rich is good for the economy, should we bring on the Cliff?

Push the "job creators" off the Fiscal Cliff

Gay Marriage Update:

Barack Black Eagle

GOP Congresswoman: 'Get off my elevator you peon'

TSA screener accused of stealing iPads from passengers' bags at JFK Airport

Best Corvette Ever

The PBO Look...

In case you forgot about what kind of conservative Jim DeMint is...

Oliver Willis dedicates song to Jim Demint

Grain storage facility cited by OSHA (proposed $144,400 in fines )

A picture is worth a thousand words...

How do you feel about Marijuana laws?

Saturn Moon Enceladus Eyed for Sample-Return Mission

66 DUers recommended the OP w/ gratuitous use of terms "Sp-" and "Nig----"

Image of the Carina Nebula Marks Inauguration of VLT Survey Telescope (Big Space Pic)

What are the chances we get James Clyburn to run for US Senate (SC)

An open letter to Salmonchantentevening,

Thom Hartmann: Something more sinister is in the GOP plans for the 2016 Election...

Maybe I am late to the party - but now it's as obvious as the nose on my face... re-Todays Gopers

U.S. polygraphers questioned accuracy of tests on detainees overseas

Worst Political Predictions of 2012

Trio of polls: Support for raising taxes on wealthy

NASA-NOAA Satellite Reveals New Views of Earth at Night

Was 'Brown v. Board' a Failure?

Fox Nation Insults Rachel Maddow… Poorly.

Plant Stress Paints Early Picture of Drought

Does anyone remember??

My biggest fear about the GOP - they are going to wise up about social issues

What do you think of the Democrats trying to get Bob Inglis to run for that open senate seat

Pic Of The Moment: Conservatives Start Twitter Campaign To Undermine Boehner

Wisconsin's ALEC State Chair Seeks to Amend Constitution to Require ID at Polls

What's The Big Deal About Fracking? This. This Is The Big Deal

11 Reasons You’re Glad Jim DeMint Is Leaving The Senate B

Gendercide-the montreal massacre, 6 Dec 1989

I change my mind - Stephen Colbert for US Senate, South Carolina

in memoriam

It's...BACON!!!

Cory Booker Finds Out What It's Like To Live On Food Stamps

Citi Investors Cheer Massive Layoffs!

White House touts $20 billion reduction in drop in contract spending for government

BecKKK's gossip on who will replace DeMINT: Tim SCOTT, his Wiki here.

Highlights from Egypt, Dec 6 2012 (Part 1)

Priceless

I’m telling all again. If you’re dealing with private health carriers not through your employer.....

What I know about DU...

I Saw "Lincoln" And Wept

U.S. Commandos’ New Landlord in Afghanistan: Blackwater

Is the bloom wearing off Apple's rose? (Stock takes biggest hit in four years)

Lon Morris College bankruptcy auction next month

Bayou Frack-Out: The Massive Oil and Gas Disaster You've Never Heard Of

11 Reasons You’re Glad Jim DeMint Is Leaving The Senate

Congress supports building two submarines per year

DeMint resigning, Republicans take fight to the states

DeMint Will Leave Senate to Run Heritage Foundation

Ten Years Ago Today: Bush Fires Economic Team. Cheney says, 'Deficits Don't Matter.'

Cory Booker: Food Stamp Challenge Resulting in Hunger Pains, Caffeine Withdrawal

Does anyone else think it's time to tax the churches?

this is how my 17 yr old son handles his frustrating day. i get a text:

Liz Fowler Is the Embodiment of Washington’s Revolving Door Problem

US Attorney resigns during probe of online posts

If one poster is attacking your OP and 100 are supporting you and you quit.....

go west

A message for conservatives who call themselves Christians....

A Look On The Bright Side in Washington, DC

The Federalist Papers

Being an Asshole does not make you Right (Alan Simpson edition)

Climate talks likely to stretch beyond Friday deadline

A great quote from President Barack Obama...

Latinos Are Ready to Fight Climate Change—Are Green Groups Ready for Them?

Hono­lulu after Pearl Harbor: A report published for the first time, 71 years later

Nancy Pelosi Wishes DeMint 'Well;' Like, Don't Let The Door Hit Ya . . .

Ed Asner to Fox News producer after confronted about union cartoon: ‘'Can I piss on you?’'

DeMint Wants Scott to Replace Him

Post-Sandy, NYC Will Lead in Climate Change Battle, Mayor Says

Marijuana is Legal in Washington State as of today

Some groups are urging a race to the bottom

Homeless man charged in NY subway rider's death

US Congress bans word 'lunatic' in federal legislation

Santa gets sacked: She asked Santa for an American Girl doll, he replied -

President Obama Approval Rating Hits Three-Year High

Seattle women to be issued first same sex marriage license in Washington state

I just don't see the big problem with the DU3 Jury system.

DU this poll! (MI anti-union legislation)

A great sporcle quiz for today

Do All Religions Teach the Same Truth?

Today in Peace and Justice history on December 6, 1865

Today in Peace and Justice history on December 6, 1865

Anti right-to-work protesters arrested in Michigan Capitol

UPDATE: MI State Police Pepper Spray and Remove Protesters from Captiol

The New Rise of Segregated Schools

The ultimate gift: Bacon Scented Shaving Cream

ADMIT IT!!!! You want this and you want this BAD!!!!

A better analogy for describing the current tax/spend situation?

Good riddance, Mr. DeMint

Religion Among the Ranks of the Long Gray Line

I must seek advice, again - Mold in drywall and housing issues

CONFESS!!!! A dirty little secret you know about another DUer

Pretty pics of snowflakes

Religion Big Factor for Americans Against Same-Sex Marriage

WikiLeaks hearing focuses on brig commander

Republicans wave the white flag

UT proposes new university in South Texas

This is a follow up to the post I did yesterday about my feeling on RKBA.

Stuart Stevens: 'I Never Had A Good Feeling' About Romney Win After Hurricane

Earth shattering important religious news!

Here's why Nikki Haley will be SC's next US Senator

Federer hopes to play 2016 Games in Rio

Mr. Burns explains the "fiscal cliff."

Roger Federer’s South American Tour To Be Seen On You Tube Channel

Tour boat captures video of Kilauea volcano lava entering ocean

Bill Clinton: I don't know whether Hillary will run

The Rude Pundit: Bob Costas, Guns, and America the Wimpy

Meet Tiffany, the woman whose home President Obama visited Thursday

12 Days of Cliffmas

Here's why Nikki Haley will be SC's next US Senator

Thom Hartmann: Is it Time to Ditch the GDP?

Ellen Vs. One Million Moms over JCP ad's (and as Ellen brilliantly points out...not quite a million)

2012: The Year in Photos (The Atlantic)

Dennis Prager: U.S. is a better place than the Congo due to our Christian values

2016 will not be Clinton vs Bush, because the world be quite different and

I too seek advice - I did something really bad.

Staffer axed by Republican group over retracted copyright-reform memo

Obama Approval Rating Reaches Three-Year High In Poll

Gun-controller state senator arrested at airport while trying to board with a....

Go home cat - you're drunk

Interesting email I got from Darden just now (Red Lobster/Oliver Garden)

Senate vote sends Russian trade and human rights bill to President Obama

Energy Chair Joe Barton (R-TX): "Greenhouse Gases are Good, because Greenhouses Help Things Grow."

Setting the value of a business

I've had an epiphany...

I heard this song this morning, and recognized Buddy Holly's influence.

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

Internal LAPD Email Raises Questions About Motivation Behind Arrests

Here and now! Once and for all! Is there a Santa Claus?

The Secrets of the 2012 Campaign

Yeah, this guy is not winning the boss of the year award (adult language alert)

Paramilitaries had 'non-aggression pact' with authorities: Former AUC commander

The doubting parent’s guide to the holidays

swimming in the tub

Man arrested after complaining to cops that prostitute 'shorted him 10 minutes'

Festival of lights: Hanukkah celebrates temple miracle, religious freedom, family

Woman reporter’s account of Pearl Harbor attack finally published 71 years later

Guess who WorldNutDaily thinks is behind the recent shootings in order to create Marxism

Attack not best way to stop Syria's chemical weapons, Clark says.

Wal-Mart wouldn’t pay for Bangladeshi factory safety improvements

"To Hell With It" - Reducing Religion to Ethics

(AUSSIE) PM Julia Gillard Addresses the End of the World

Michigan police pepper-spray, arrest protesters opposing ‘right to work’ law

Sex and the City - Feminist or not?

So, NBC just "confirmed" that Syria has loaded chem weapons on missiles.

Twisted

I don't see Hillary Clinton as a Dynasty

Mud wrestling challenge--- Meta vs the Lounge.

1983

McConnell Filibusters His Own Bill To Lift Debt Ceiling

Bernie Sanders on Why Big Media Shouldn’t Get Bigger

And the Democratic gloat-o-meter starts beeping and flashing red

USA today: Colbert responds to Senate opening

I don't live in Massachusetts, but I just donated again to Elizabeth Warren

Did Jim DeMint have his Waterloo?

Insect-eating bat outperforms nectar specialist as pollinator of cactus flowers

Anti-abortion activist claims ministerial privilege with Tiller's killer

Why yes, thank you, I'd love to do yesterday's work over again ...

Just curious - what were your thoughts about Obama's win vs. Romney's chances

New Dino Had Giant Nose

Alaska: Future Swing State? From Nate Silver

Bob Costas "clarifies" his gun-control remarks made during an NFL game...

I had a long essay thought out, but I decided to break it on down instead

Voting Against Republicans

Usually never recommend any reading. This is long, but absolutely great. For me a Must Read!

Poll: I'm Going to Say Three Words and You're Going to Give Me a Trillion Dollars!

Thom Hartmann: How dare someone speak up about gun violence in America!

Mexican police brutality uncovered by human rights investigators

TCM Schedule for Friday, December 7 -- What's On Tonight: Ernst Lubitsch

Does anybody here feel sorry for this guy?

I just want to say 'Thank you' to DUer dballance

Mexican police brutality uncovered by human rights investigators

Highlights from Egypt, Dec 6 2012 (Part 2)

Special Operations Command leads propaganda fight

Flashback 2010 Chelsea Lately: 'You remind me of my father' Ed Asner: 'Did ur father wanna fuck u?'

...no words...

The first onesie has been purchased.

Got $1.5 billion to spare? How about a trip to the moon?

In tribute to SalmonEnchantedEvening… Al Stewart - Year of the cat

Caption Please...

Do you want to Play Anymore John?

Tax rates on the top tax bracket

Papantonio: Cut The Tea Party Cancer Out of USA

How To Be A Republican

Lambert, Hendricks & Ross - Twisted

Top Two Percent To GOP: Tax Us

Repub. Sen. Jim DeMint stepping down in Jan. SC Gov. to pick replacment.

Washington Pot Smokers Celebrate Legal Status and Fed Agents Stand Back

Mormon Church: Sexuality Is Not A Choice

Best one liner so far regarding DeMint's Senate departure

Speaking of Star Trek....

The next conservative son-of-a-bitch that tells me government need to cut spending

''Pentagon Sources'' Claims Syria Dictator Prepares Sarin Nerve Gas to Stop Rebel Advance, NBC News

Nancy Pelosi Is Glad To See Jim Demint Go

Free Unlimited Dialup Internet

Anyone planning to attend the meeting with Joe Pitts in Unionville on the 10th?

Longtime conservative agitator may now be bigger problem for Republican leaders on the outside

National Anti-Fracking Group Launched...

I think Seattle is about to surpass DisneyWorld as both a tourist destination and....

Christie Vetoes Bill That Would Establish Obamacare Exchange

TYT: Polls, America is Getting More Progressive! US is slowly moving in the right direction, Awsome!

The Baldwin who votes Republican has tax trouble.

Exxon Hates Your Children

18th-century French chateau bulldozed by mistake

Drew Barrymore on the Ellen show.

Miami-Dade Commission reinstitutes prayer before meetings; ACLU threatens to sue

Right to work for less and destroy collective bargining

Fmr Irish President Mary Robinson: Climate Change the Biggest Human Rights Issue of Our Time

OMG - Reid just spanked McConnell!

Tonight: Eye-opening comments by Barkley re: Costas affair...

Any new or neat video to share?

Can anyone recommend a good head for my monopod?

W.Va. woman denied driver's license in wife's name

Ransomware Is Expanding in the United States

'2016 Obama's America' Filmmakers Cry Oscar Bias

Pelosi Floor Speech on Democratic Discharge Petition:

Source: Haley Considering BBQ Chain Owner As ‘Placeholder’ Replacement For DeMint

R Grammar Gaffes Ruining The Language? Maybe Not

The Freepers are going into red alert to get rid of Boehner.

moved from GD, Of witch hunts and the F---ing TOS

Simpson-Bowles is magic (Salon.com)

For Wall Street, every disaster is an opportunity to make debt slaves of the victims

Dear Olive Garden - Screw you AND screw the horse you rode in on

Sometimes, when I lay alone at night, I think we should get rid of the House of Representatives.

Please don't refer to "Kansas City" and let it go at that.

BREAKING: White House releases image of the president considering the GOP's counteroffer...

How Crazy are GOP politicians?

How sad is this? Talk about helplessness.......

The Fiscal Cliff is Crucial if We are to End Socialism (Satire)

Dana Perino: Female victims of violence should "make better decisions..."

I'm a gun owner and I'm a Democrat

Hee hee! Dems give Bitch McConnell a wedgie!

PPP: Clinton is her party’s choice for Presidential nominee at 61% to Biden’s 12%

World's Big Trees Are Dying: Alarming Increase in Death Rates Among Trees 100-300 Years Old

I think I've figured out the problem.

South Carolina Conservatives Ready For Sen. Tim Scott

Krugman: The Fiscal Ignoramus Factor

How Canadian Retailers Beat Wal-Mart for Market Share

Children Targeted by Bombs, U.S. Military Approves

Jan Brewer Punched a Reporter When He Asked About Climate Change

Chicago State University Cafeteria Workers Strike

Sheriff's station collecting guns to melt

Sit back, relax and enjoy the best seat on the planet for viewing Southern Vancouver Island.

Scenes From RTW Protest

The latest fight in the labor wars is happening in Michigan

Reince Priebus on wealth envy (pic)

Waterkeepers Worldwide Stand Strong Against Global Impacts of Coal Trafficking

Hate Everything

"The People Will Be Outraged If Congress Doesn't Cut SS, Medicare, & Veterans Health Benefits"

Police Can Record Video Inside Your Home Without A Warrant, Appeals Court Says

Just when I thought this place couldn't get any weirder...

FOX News Reporter: Some FNC Shows Covered Benghazi 'More Than It Needed To Be'

McConnell filibusters own bill

BREAKING NEWS!! NEW EVIDENCE REVEALS WALMART ORDERS FROM BANGLADESH TRAGEDY

McConnell filibusters his own bill to lift debt ceiling

Report: Israel Threatens To Cancel Hamas Truce If Islamic Jihad Leaders Enter Gaza

Trenton Mayor Tony Mack is indicted on federal corruption charges

"Almost Half of Republicans Indulge the 'Stolen Election' Delusion"

Detained software guru McAfee hospitalized in Guatemala

Michigan House passes right-to-work legislation after Democrats walk out to protest closed Capitol

Obama Right-To-Work: President Comes Out Against New Legislation

Cool video that explains how we got in our current mess

A Book To Break The Gun Control Stalemate

Mormon church wants more compassion for gays

Mormon Church Calls For Compassion Toward Gays, Says Homosexuality Is Not A Choice

Rachel Maddow nominated for a Grammy Award!

Study: CeaseFire Model Can Stop Epidemic of Gun Violence, Replicated in Baltimore

King of Jordan visits West Bank to congratulate Abbas

Is anyone familiaw with Angel Tree?

Doesn't it make you sick to see McCain on the news being all grave and using

The Fall of 'Trickle-Down' and the Rise of 'Middle-Out' Economics

Occupy Sandy working with NYPD to prevent crime

5-month-old Pit Bull tied to truck and dragged down highway (photos are showing recovery)

Why do men support legalizing pot, while women oppose it?

OVER 1,000 views...zeemike, freshwest, SheilaT and BootinUp can't all be wrong...

Democrats watch in awe as McConnell filibusters himself

15 minutes of fame now down to 2.

I heard a fellow teacher say-

Barack Obama won Ohio by 166,214 votes, final tally shows

E1 is a mountain…not a statement

Horsey: "If There Were Talk Radio In 1865"

UN Considering Proposals to Control Internet - Behind Closed Doors

Prime Minister Gillard: End of the world is coming, good luck

5 Charts on the Fiscal Bluff: "Stocks: The Danger Lurking AFTER A Fiscal Cliff Deal Is Reached"

When will Ailes rein in O’Reilly?

Over 20 hurt in Hebron as (IDF)soldiers clash with P(alestinian)A(uthority) police

Can Murder Be Tracked Like An Infectious Disease? not sure if this one meets SoP but, interesting --

PLEASE help a DUer by liking her story over at Daily Kos

Where and with whom will that ReTHUG scumbag Jim DeMint be dining

Fox News, Why Don't You Call Me Maybe?

Hell vs Meta?

Sunflower picture for today: *SF#09 - Frostbite Falls, Minnesota

Highlights from Egypt, Dec 6 2012 (Part 3)

Meta vs Meta:

Spiegel: "US Disappoints at Doha Climate Talks!" The INCONVENIENT TRUTH is we were all warned!

What is "Right to Work?"

Depose John Boehner: Why some conservatives are calling for the speaker's head

I stumbled upon a crazy juxtaposition on FOX late last night.

Literary Pup

Fucking Freedom Works and Americans For Prosperity are 2 groups paid for

The case of the missing 13th amendment to the Constitution

If Obamacare Saved $1.5 Billion Last Year Think What Single Payer Would Have

School foods that you hated

Right to Work is Wrong for Michigan

GOP Talking Head Ann Coulter Preparing GOP Peons For Caving To Obama Tax Hikes On Rich (VIDEO)

Golden Spike space venture wants to fly you to the moon ... for $1.4 billion

Stephen Henderson: Snyder's arguments for right-to-work are balderdash (aka bullshit)

Did Rev. Al just say

McCain is just a freaking ghoul.

Star Trek 2 Trailer.

Regarding the USA’s “War on Terror”

Right-wing Asshat Stephen Baldwin charged with failure to file taxes

I ran across an interesting juxtaposition of car decals today.

Penn State sorority put on probation over Mexican-themed party

What's for breakfast DU?

GOP, Koch Brothers Sneak Attack Guts Labor Rights in Michigan

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Friday, 7 December 2012

Kids paint flag on chests, one is suspended for not wearing shirt

Golden Spike announce Phase A for commercial lunar landing missions

America's Great Outdoors (great photos)

Obama Right-To-Work: President Comes Out Against New Legislation In Michigan

Ken Fisher, Billionaire Forbes Writer, Attempts To Argue That The U.S. Needs Fewer Jobs

Arne Duncan: we need more parents "demanding a great education for their children"

Jim DeMint-----something is very fishy here -can you help?

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