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Archives: January 28, 2012

Obama puts colleges on notice. Seriously?!

Could Newt's ex-wife have prevented a divorce by losing weight?

Navy wants commando ‘mothership’ in Middle East

Can we start an Obama Smears Rebuttal forum?

Chávez's Daughter Poses With Dollar Bills, Unleashes Anger, Internet Meme

Capitalism. What is it?

38Degrees petition about Stephen Hester's bonus

I was sick Tuesday-Thursday. My sub helped himself to my Pepsi in my fridge

Obama administration selling new arms package to Bahrain

US seeks greater military ties with China

I caught the end of Al Sharpton's show on MSNBC

An Education Crisis that Never Should Have Happened

About A Spectaclar Job..very short..#20

I'm in the market for a new mattress...

Settlers who went too far - even for Netanyahu

Rachel Maddow Takes On Georgia Court’s ‘Birther’ Case Against Obama: It’s Like ‘Dividing By Zero’

132.9 Billion still owed to the taxpayers

Obama urges House Democrats to work with GOP but call them out if they resist

Made in USA: Element Electronics

I no longer favor the death penalty

Newly discovered color photos from inside Hitler’s private home

Report: Pentagon plans floating military base in Mideast

In the Developing World, Solar Is Cheaper than Fossil Fuels

Bailed-out RBS spends millions on Washington lobbyists

North Carolina GOP Lawmaker Calls For Bringing Back Public Hangings, Starting With Abortion Provider

Become a real-life Teletubby!

Why is there a hyperlink in the newspaper?

smoke detectors

Should you have to tell a police officer you're carrying a gun?

Toon: If We are all pushing, why aren't we making progress?

Romney more and more like bush. Similarities I see. Last night, when confronted about the spanish ad

Are we allowed to talk about Andy Stephenson?

"What would it be like if we lived in balance with nature like the garden of eden?" "Massive orgies"

I'm in the market for a new mistress...

Rick Santorum Says College is 'Indoctrination'; We Say It's Necessary

Jobs, Jobs and Cars by Krugman

La Cage aux Jim Crow: The New Bill That Would Shut Gays Out of Society

Romney Converted His Father-in-Law After He Died

Friday Talking Points (195) -- SOTU Review

Austrians Protest Right Wing Ball

"The blind trust is an age-old ruse...."

Romney, Maybe. Gingrich, No Thanks

Girl living on a diet of Chicken McNuggets for 15 years nearly dies.

Picture of Murderer Larry Edward Jaurequi

I wish we could vote for platforms and not for people

Paul denies Washington Post report that he approved racially charged newsletters in 1990s

I'm in the market for a new buttress...

According to your opinion, is blasphemy possible in Buddhism?

Toons: The Iron Lady, Moon Over Miami, The Dog Whistle and More. - 1/27/2012

I think it's fine for baseball star Prince Fielder to make $23 million+ per year.

Statement by President Obama on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Breaking: Obama hosts George H.W. and Jeb Bush at White House

California Board Votes Unanimously to Toughen Zero-Emission Vehicle Mandate

guardedly optimistic update on Algiers

Fox Breathlessly Attempts To Smear Obama As Anti-Catholic

Smack!!! Winning Our Future/ Blood Money released in FULL

If President Obama goes to war with Iran, would you be open to listening to the case for it?

what color do you bleed???

Mark Kelly not running for Giffords' seat

Berkeley Lab to Develop Novel Materials for Hydrogen Storage

Obama administration reveals new ATF gun probe rules

Thought this kitteh video was worth sharing!

Still 'Fired Up and Ready to Go!'

How to add JR to Facebook?

Brit canoes the entire 3000 mile Congo River.

I would like to thank the Republican candidates.

Washington state marijuana initiative certified, sent to Legislature

Jan Brewer and President Obama...

Question about George Romney:

Dear Hosts

attack ad against Alan Grayson and Obama I've watched just about all of Mad Men on Netflix

Made Better in Japan

Do you think emperor worship is in BETWEEN atheism and theism?

DVR Alert...Spartacus: Vengeance starts tonight...

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer sets election dates to fill Rep. Gabrielle Giffords vacated House seat

What's the most specialized message board that you frequent?

New Justice Dept. Task Force Issues Subpoenas to 11 Financial Institutions in Expanded Probe

Mittwit? Gromitt? voMit?


Greece a 'step away' from debt deal

This message was self-delineated by its author.

Haven't ventured to H & M lately.

Liberals’ Inequality Narrative Ignores Role of Free Trade, Unionbusting

ACAL Energy Shows a Step Change in Fuel Cell Durability is Achievable

Poppy Bush looks frail, and he's in a wheelchair?

Hippie Paul

Former Mexican intelligence chief accused of ‘dirty war’ disappearances of militants has died

Former Mexican intelligence chief accused of ‘dirty war’ disappearances of militants has died

NPR is playing Stretched on Your Grave by Sinead O'Conner

Is Mitt trying to lose this thing? Just a thought.

Watching Moyers and Company - show on how banks got so powerful.

My happy place is avoiding me.

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF! & Sorry I'm late

HyperSolar to Make Zero Carbon Renewable Hydrogen Gas

Murder Inc

Low IQ & Conservative Beliefs Linked to Prejudice

really? i thought this was an easy one. my bad. lookie. not a big deal. surprised.

Celtics....Back from the Dead?

Truth in advertising

Apple Driving Workers to Threaten Mass Suicide? The Pathologies of the Modern Corporation

TYT: Pelosi: Gingrich 'Will Never' Be President

It took 1,000,000 spiders to weave this single cape

Former (Boston) Mayor Kevin Hagan White dies at 82

We just watched "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" .... and the cats are acting a bit odd

Bless me Father for I have sinned.

Wow. Interesting NY State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on Rachel.

The snake whose bite can send you back through puberty

I signed up for gym membership a week ago.

Dorgan - "Too Big to fail is too big and should be broken up". and.."Dodd Frank is too weak"

Pentagon Seeks Mightier Bomb vs. Iran

MFM's career as a commercial pilot was short lived

So who is up for sleuthing out this Pelosi hint about something that makes Newt unelectable?

and what's an Asian Group without its Anime thread, right? can i start it off ....

Teacher Unionism Reborn

Anyone want a great vegan Strawberry "ice cream" recipe?

omg today is one month w/o a cig

Dow and Monsanto Team Up on the Mother of All Herbicide Marketing Plans (Fan-Fucking-Tastic)

another powerline sunset

A way to save the Postal Service

Obama DOJ Protects Military Voters From Texas Republicans

Who are these hacks Maher has on his show tonight?

The secret is out, here's what President Obama said to Governor Jan Brewer accd to Bill Maher:

Bill Maher's show off to a bad start

Why Did President Obama

Is anyone familiar with Bike Share?

Romney has surrogates shadowing the Gingrich campaign, plans to do the same thing against Obama

Help me. Who is the bigger asshole on Bill Maher tonight?

At night I can hear KPOJ and KPNW in my part of California

Mittens: "How about that debate last night? Wasn’t that fun? Battling was fun, and battle was won."

Holocaust film shown for first time in a Muslim country

If President Obama was an actor on the big screen

I need Bill Mahar email so I can tell him his show tonight SUCKED

US Paper Savings bonds

Glenn Greenwald: Ron Paul Distortions and Smears (from 2007)

February 4, 2012: Day of Mass Action to Stop War on Iran

THANK you Juror #6. You voted to hide it, it went to MIRT and he got tossed

Cynthia Nixon (Sex & the City) says being gay is a choice

Report: Romney converted his athiest father-in-law after death

PG&E fined $16.8 million for missed inspections

How do you cross-post something so more folks would see it?

Toddlers & Tiaras Mom Files $30 Million Libel Suit: You "Sexualized" My Daughter!

(Hugo) Chavez taps hardline generals for inner circle

Better Living Through Permaculture: Crazy for Cold Frames

Better Living Through Permaculture: Crazy for Cold Frames

Open sesame! (trying to conjure up MFM).

Rickey Smiley Goes Off On Jan Brewer for Disrespecting President Obama


The level of disrespect shown to the President is unprecendented..Bill Maher

Bill Maher & Panel Battle Over Gov. Jan Brewer-President Obama Confrontation - video

San Jose to drop pot club rules

Joe Biden Admits He Advised President Obama Not To Carry Out Bin Laden Raid - video

Planning 2013 (March --sp break) vacation anyone ever been on the pier at

N.Y. Airports Account for Half of All Flight Delays

Bruins goalie says he skipped White House trip because ‘government has grown out of control’

Wisconsin marching band has a message for Scott Walker. This is priceless.

Obama, Biden rally Democrats at annual retreat

Please help NJ with Gov. Christie's corrupt political scheme to take Rutgers Camden

Obama Buttresses Case for U.S. Resilience With Book From Unlikely Source

Bill Maher Wants To Know: ‘Who The [email protected]#k Is Saul Alinsky?’

King of Bain "When Mitt Romney Came To Town"

The DUzy Awards for the week of January 27, 2012

Good-bye Chuck.....

Just in case you missed it...

So I'm Grabbing Some Cheese At The Grocery Store...

You say Callista, I say Rexella, Callista, Rexella, Rexella, Callista Let's call the whole thing off

The GOP's Racial Politics

Demand That John Boehner Be Expelled

Now Opens A New Front: Copyright Industry Calls For Broad Search Engine Censorship

Pakistani Doctor, Provided Key Information To U.S. In Advance Of Bin Laden Raid

Friday night docu dump.....Fast and Furious..... uh oh....

Who wants to come

Twitter's new censorship plan rouses global furor

My Butt Is A Job Creator

Conservative group "Culture and Media Institute" slams Miley Cyrus for swooning over penis cake

(NYPD commissioner) Kelly Says Anti-Muslim Film Shouldn’t Have Been Screened

2012 Debate Audiences: A Tribute To Debate Hate (VIDEO LINK)

California SB 810 needs two Senators to get closer to single payer!!

I think I know why Republicans associate Saul Alinsky with Barack Obama


Full time, tenure track position for a History teacher at Napa Valley College

Fischer: Bill Clinton Responsible for Rise in Oral Cancer

U.S. to send MIA team to North Korea for first time since '05

What's for Dinner? ~ Saturday January 28th!

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer sets election dates to fill Rep. Gabrielle Giffords vacated House seat

Statement by President Obama on the Retirement of Governor Bev Perdue

Bill Daley Returns to Chicago

Statement by President Obama on the Retirement of Congressman Brad Miller (D-NC)

Jamiroquai - Everyday

Howard Dean vs. Joe Scarborough on Education Reform

This is why I LOVE dogs

How do you look up a username so you can send someone a message? Thanks! nt

Newt was in my county the other day

Watching movies set in the winter, during the winter.

Facebook IPO this coming week

Photo of the Obamas enjoying Republican primary entertainment

GOP Debate Chipmunks, h/t C&L

So will the House bring up the tax holiday and unnemployment extension next week...OR???

is the rofl smilie used as a sig line

Romney's February (Newt not on ballot in Missouri)

Yoshi with the lobster I made him for his wiggly giggly ball

Dumbest question ever? After many years here

GODSQUAD: Science, religion each teach valuable truths

Ode to scarletwoman!!!

Asking for help from Philip K. Dick fans

West Coasters:POTUS is going to be on Leno EDIT: Repeat -- Sorry!! nt

Authorities seize home computer from Tennessee man suspected of making threat on Ariz. sheriff

Congressional hearing examines Fla. voting law

Western Buddhism: The 50 Year Lessons (Parts I and II) by Lewis Richmond

Indian-origin woman dies in US jail after 15-day hunger strike

Would removing Santa Claus from a school hallway be a good thing?

GOP Congressional candidate runs the season’s strangest ad yet

Oklahoma Republican seeks to ban use of aborted fetuses in food products

I got a free dinner at Denny's!

Tibetan student 'killed in third Sichuan, China clash'

Peru records fiscal surplus in 2011

Medicare Seen as Battleground Issue in Congressional Races

Hull House closes doors after more than 120 years

Thousands homeless after severe floods in Fiji

In Defense of Clean Energy

'American Thinker' becomes American Embarrassment.

Three very informative articles that show what the GOP is 'up to' now regarding judicial nominees

Conservative North Florida Voters "Romney is too Rich" " Newt understands Plight of Working Class"

Anti-matter atoms to address anti-gravity question (BBC)

New taste for Thai elephant meat could pose new threat to the species

AZ Democratic Party calls for Brewer to apologize to Obama

'Uncle Haley' pardoned many with ties to power

Behind Jan Brewer’s Tall Tales of Intimidation Hides a Dishonest Despot

Ex-Republican in race for Indiana 3rd District spot

Permanent Medicare 'doc fix' possible in payroll tax bill

What a surprise!! Ron Paul was heavily in involved in racist newsletters, associates say

Hey, remember hearing that Obama lost the youth vote? Neither do the youths.

Dad Gets Restraining Order Against Son’s 4th-Grade Classmate

The Sun is not happy. After the GOP debate, we got one of the biggest storms on record. (No Joke).

The Other Winner

Mayor Cory Booker's spontaneous marriage equality speech

Denver Broncos hire Jack Del Rio (DC)

Spartanburg, South Carolina According to the NRA

Operation Elveden: Four held in police payment probe

If Atheism is a Religion

MK on settler outposts: No civilized country demolishes homes

Do you believe in a 50-State Strategy?

Aussie Open women's final spoiler.........

Accumulating 'microplastic' threat to shores

Journal needs a bit more work

kitten dubstep DJ

I hate Rankin Bass

Police make arrests, raid offices of News International

Man with the gold and gun

Anonymous' Stratfor hack: 'COINTELPRO' spying on Occupy and Deep Green Resistance

Obama bashes congressional obstruction in weekly address

White House: West Wing Week - 1/27/12 or "The State of the Union Edition"

Weekly Address: President's Blueprint Includes Renewal of American Values

Weekly Address: President's Blueprint Includes Renewal of American Values

Atheist humor and other stuff. Not for everyone....(And dial-up warning)

Professor Brian Cox Quote on the Universe

Rachel and Schneiderman talk prosecuting the mortgage fraudsters (detail for the bandwidth impaired)

Newt missed a golden opportunity when Mitt said his Dad was from Mexico

President Obama Remarks On Anniversary Of Signing The Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act

Rash of ‘Occupy’ arrests tank America’s annual press freedom score

Chris Hayes is discussing Romney's money n/t

"This was a shadow government meant to further the political career of Scott Walker"

Walker insider said to be readying testimony

Florida Tea Partiers in disarray over risky Gingrich endorsement

Wisconsin: GAB says it has scanned all of the Walker recall petitions

Abbott breezes to large lead at skating nationals

"Freelance sperm donor comes under FDA investigation"

So some businesses ARE doing better. A lot depends on your market.

Why does President Obama spend so much time with the Bushes?

Finnish Flight Attendants Go Bollywood for India’s Republic Day

One thing for sure

The new Taco Bell breakfast menu.

DNA Database of Men Who Pay for Sex?

NYT OpEd: How to Integrate Europe’s Muslims

This time,

Hurricane Survivors Can't Sue Feds Over Toxic FEMA Trailers

Peter, Paul and Mary bassist Dick Kniss dies at 74

Cynthia Nixon’s Comments Prove We Still Don’t Know How To Talk About Sexual Identity

EU becoming less tolerant, NGO (Human Rights Watch) says

Hydraulic fracturing - news and opinions

NAACP Supports Passage of Maryland’s Gender Identity Anti-Discrimination Bill

Working 11 hours a day may be linked with depression

Carey: Voter suppression could ‘derail’ LGBT progress

Fran Drescher claims she was abducted by aliens...

Cole: In the Arab world today the remarkable thing is that there are any political stories at all.

Newt Challenges 'Man In The Moon' for Leader of Lunar Colony

IAEA team heads to Iran to seek nuclear answers

I liken the Bush visit to the WH to the aging pilot who wanted to sit in the cockpit of an old plane

Leon Panetta concern over Bin Laden 'informer' Shikal Afridi

A family of Pit Bulls rescued from a golf course

(WI) Shawano School District asked to apologize for removing article

Afghans blast French plan to withdraw troops early

Afghans blast French plan to withdraw troops early

Va lawmaker urges study on revenue impact of legal mj (x-post)

D.C. to Make Medical Marijuana Available in Spring 2012 (x-post)

You know what would be nice?

Looking for advice/recipes on/for home made vegan yogurt -

Selling the ‘Supply-Side’ Myth

Germany wants Greece to give up budget control (Reuters)

Congressman Cleaver aids woman in trouble

What are you reading the week of January 29, 2012?

May 14,1961

Karen Dalton - Something on Your Mind

Group Delivers Hundreds Of Tacos To Connecticut Mayor Who Insulted Latinos With ‘Tacos’ Comment

Newt goes after Mitt on Medicare fraud.

Obama Weekly Radio Address January 28th, 2012

North Carolina GOP Lawmaker Calls For Bringing Back Public Hangings, Starting With Abortion Provider

2nd Mayor Says Obama ‘Wasn’t Tense At All’ During Brewer Encounter

Some cold water on overheated birther-mania (Bookman | Atlanta J-C)

** Please take note that DUgosh's weekly thread is pinned at the top**

Answers to the Friday Afternoon Challenge!

How Swedes and Norwegians broke the power of the ‘1 percent’

Unequal Struggle in Florida

478 billion haircut at the Pentagon.

Scott Walker Gets Protested Hard During The State Of The State

Jennifer Granholm's "War Room" on Current starts Monday- 1st guests Elizabeth Warren & Robert Gibbs

DNC Memo: Romney’s Involvement in Damon Corporation’s Medicare Fraud

Redistricting maps head to Florida House floor, critics cry foul

UK Guardian: 'Inexcusable' language on immigration alienating Latino voters, Republicans told

My husband died Jan 14

The Silent Anschluss: Germany Formally Requests That Greece Hand Over Its Fiscal Independence

Am trying to drum up some business for an old friend

My husband died Jan 14

Have you all read the new google privacy policy?

Grief Could Join List of Disorders

Arab League suspends Syria mission - Nabil el-Arabi

Texas Dems, minority groups near huge win with redistricting settlement (4 more Dems in Congress!)

People just don't like you, Mitt.

To Zoom or not to Zoom

Tony Perkins: Star Wars ‘surrenders to gay empire’

Lady Gaga Launches 'Born This Way' Foundation With Harvard Graduate School of Education

Asia Times: Growing elite opposition to strike on Iran - By Jim Lobe

GOP debate quickly devolved into a horror show of absurdities on Thursday night

DNA Database of Men Who Pay for Sex? The Strange Push to Make Cops Collect DNA from Suspected Johns

GOP race-baiting masks class warfare

pondering meat...

Newt Gingrich Campaign Leaking Hot Air - Promise of Palin hire scares GOP insiders

The US may be getting out of Afghanistan earlier than 2014

Wisconsin: Joe McNally, Cap Times - Walker recall a two-fer

Has someone posted this Santorum garbage yet?

Attention Trekkies (ers)

Perception of the 1% in 1896

Romney Supervised Medical Testing Company Guilty Of Massive Medicare Fraud

Two "inconclusive" thyroid nodule biopsies

The Silence of the Technocrats

Toon: The new 1040 form

Nukespeak: The Selling of Nuclear Technology from the Manhattan Project to Fukushima

Can Too Much Information Harm Patients? [Excerpt]

Voter ID bill approved by Missouri House committee

Florida Poll- Bill Nelson 42%- Cornelius Harvey McGillicuddy IV 32%

Fordney-McCumber Act, 1922 with its "scientific tariff" tied to the wages in the country of export

46 Million Americans Live in Poverty -- So Why Isn't Anybody Saying the P Word?

GOP Collateral Damage

Stop Gov. Brown from changing stray dog law

US bunker-buster 'not powerful enough' against Iran

The End of Privacy

Stop California Gov. Brown from changing stray dog law

So Barring An Unexpected Downturn In The Economy President Obama Is Reelected.

How to Gain Unweildly Amounts of Power in Washington D.C.

Silverstein to call a halt at 3 World Trade Center

Arkansas Democrat's cat killed, painted with "liberal" - meets defination of a "Hate Crime"

Keystone XL and Boehner...both not good

INEWS - Libya detainees die after torture 1/26

"If you don’t want to take too many right wingers,does that mean you won’t be taking Tim Thomas?"

Selig expects expanded playoffs to start this year

"If Only It Were True," by David Rovics

I know I haven't been posting much lately here

It all makes sense now--Newt wants Palin in his Administration

FDA seizes nearly 14% of imported orange juice over fungicide

The world’s biggest ever strike, India, 28th February 2012

Doonesbury Debate: Fuck Ron Paul ROFL

Amsterdam’s ‘gay cure’ rabbi ‘fears for his life’

Santorum opposes abortion even in cases of alien abduction

Mourners bid passionate farewell to Etta James

100 MILLION Indians go on strike 2/28/12--How about a worldwide sympathy strike?

Mark Cuban eliminated as possible buyer of LA Dodgers

The Gingrich campaign has officially run out of gas.

US trans prisoner sues over hair treatments

An exquisite Mexico beach, cursed by plastic

Abramoff/Santorum Sweatshops - A horrific review

Government profiting from "vice"

Wisconsin High School Student Endorses Biblical Death Penalty for Gays

This is the most important 29 minutes you'll spend today

Secrets of the billionaire bankrolling Gingrich's shot at the White House

A week of Doonesbury- The GOP Debate

Polls show Romney has solid lead in FL primary and trending upward.

Just got polled (PPP)

Not Natural

25 years ago today.....

Tired and broke, Santorum heads home to do taxes

Welfare Drug Testing Bill Withdrawn After Amended To Include Testing Lawmakers

Question about RAID1 array degraded status

TCM Schedule for Monday January 30 - TCM Spotlight: Joan Fontaine

California high court backs panel's new state Senate districts

Tarot Question.

How are you all using the Trash button - is this a way to get rid of posts you have already read and

Der Spiegel: Antibiotics Prove Powerless as Super-Germs Spread

Charts: Wall Street Blows All Other Political Donors Away

North Carolina GOP: Public Hanging For Abortionists

Should those on government aid buy lottery tickets?

NC GOP: public hanging for abortionists

Grover Norquist: impeach President Obama if he doesn't extend tax cuts for the rich

Shipwreck hunters stumble across mysterious find

Mitt Romney borrows Tom Brokaw Broadcast about Gingrich Ethics Violations

number of homeless female vets on the rise

number of homeless female vets on the rise

Philadelphia has become the murder capital of the U.S.

Breaking: Still No Voter Fraud in South Carolina

canadians want legislation to regulate sex-specific abortion

Who is Saul Alinsky, and why is Newt Gingrich so obsessed with him?

canadians want legislation to regulate sex-specific abortion

Grover Norquist aiding Iranian regime through group linked to NIAC

My bookmark tab doesn't seem to work

Greens Go After Obama Admin on Arctic Drilling

Outsmarting the Republicans

An example of how Real Clear Politics slants their polling "averages" to favor Republicans.

The Romney Conundrum...will he listen to his "best and brightest"? Or to his party base?

Who else has a dust bunny that's too smart for its own good?

Ackermann Says Greek Default Would Be ‘Playing With Fire’

At Davos, Why Is No One Talking About the Poor?

The Republicans have given us a perfect storm

Red, White, or Scaly?

275 Years Later, the Power of Tom Paine

Women Claim Writer Made Them Sex Slaves

the drug war's invisible victims

Porn Makers Fight With Pirates Creeps Forward

No Privacy Case in Video of Agent's Gun Mishap

"I don't understand why, if we're a galaxy far far away, we still have to change in Atlanta?"

The Mississippi Delta Must Be Restored

People seem to get quite offended when told to "Have a blessed day!" What about sneezes?

Rick Steves On Iran

71% of Incoming Freshmen Support Same-Sex Marriage, Study Says

Buffett rule could raise up to $50 billion per year while affecting just 0.8 percent of taxpayers.

Drivers in dozens of cities in Poland protest rising gas prices by driving very slowly

A linguistic thing (Spartacus-esque)

There's an hour-long infomercial on about how to have an ass that looks like a Brazilian's ass

“If Obama is the food stamp president-then Bush was the planes crashing into buildings president"

“Increasingly, construction workers, both union and non-union, are being represented by '

Purr-petual Motion Machine

Toon: GOP reaction to good economic news

School suspends cancer survivor over long hair he plans to donate

Goldman executives get access to restricted stock

I found this on our local news page:

Help CA get last two votes for single payer health care!

You know how sometimes you just can't contain a good feeling?

Clean up in aisle 5

Feds Reject Texas' Request to Delay Insurance Reform

Why a Bearcat’s Butt Smells Like Popcorn

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma for the win (AU)

Consumer groups call on Federal Reserve to break up Bank of America

What Military Austerity? No Real Decrease in Pentagon Budget

A Country for my Daughter - A film about Women, Violence and the Law

Marta had her Masters ceremony this morning 4.0

Gingrich campaign rap song (lyrics)

What does 1PB of storage look like?

Neil Young gave us a little gift today.

I think it would be cool to do an all white vegetable garden.

80 percent of 'irreplaceable' habitats in Andes unprotected

Sea lions found shot on Puget Sound, US officials say

BP loses attempt to share Deepwater Horizon oil spill costs

Liberals’ Inequality Narrative Ignores Role of Free Trade Agreements, Unionbusting

Retiring N.C. Gov. Complicates Marriage Ban

76 US universities that support global warming denial on 170 Limbaugh stations.

NBC Asks Romney To Remove Brokaw From Florida Ad

I wish we spent as much time discussing what the rich should do as what the poor should do.


Shine on Dear Son...

Israeli documentarian tackles the question of what makes a hero

Rupert Murdoch's Staff Arrested As Tabloid Scandal Spreads To Second Newspaper

New Ideas Sharpen Focus for Greener Aircraft

Gingrich in the land of racism and religiousity

Germans want EU budget commisioner for Greece

Why Jan Brewer Should Keep Her Fingers To Herself

We had to put our cat Vito to sleep today.

I just found 4 trackers were blocked on DU, with Ghostery.

A physiological marker for false memories

Is this a psychic attack?

Impeach Obama? Grover Norquist predicts a rebellion if President Obama wins reelection

Active 200-km fault found off Honshu; shift could spark disaster

Bless you.

My Uncle Teddy

A fire truck came to our neighborhood.

Grover Norquist Aiding Iran's Bloody Mullahcracy Through Group Tied to NIAC

Story from a Minnesota State Trooper

Jarrett’s partisan pulpit speech may have violated IRS church-state rules

Shock as blue balls fall from sky {BBC}

Sea lions found shot on Puget Sound, US officials say (BBC)

Family values

What was the last "Republican" Policy or Idea that was enacted and was actually a good idea?

GOP Lawmaker Calls For Bringing Back Public Hangings, Starting With Abortion Providers

The Dukes of Hazzard star who could destroy Newt Gingrich ... again

Major Battle Over Assisted Suicide Brewing In Mass

How Fox News Is Destroying the Republican Party

One of those days

So, who all is caucusing next month?

Gingrinch: "I will go all the way to the convention. I expect to win the nomination"

SoCal-Mexican earthquake prediction

This has probably been posted but I haven't seen it here. pass on to all Fux "news" viewers that you

Leon Panetta concern over Bin Laden 'informer' Shikal Afridi

This was an actual thread title from Free Republic

"Perineal drag" is the phrase for today. Post a topic with "perineal drag" in the title.

Polish legislators use Guy Fawkes masks in protest

How often do you visit your states group here at DU?...

NBC Asks Romney to Withdraw Attack Ad

Fran Drescher: I was abducted by aliens and they implanted a chip in my hand

Does the show Dukes of Hazzard encourage racism?

Whither Kakaako?

Delusional conservative Jon Voight endorses Mitt Romney.

Single Payer 2 Votes Short in Senate (CA Healthline)

That this was not a 6-0 vote to hide is shameful.....

Sanctions to hit EU buyback firms: Iran oil chief

Majority of Americans want to vote out every single member of Congress


Accumulating 'microplastic' threat to shores (BBC)

I did not know that whole albums were posted on youtube.

I wonder if frugals minds just work differently

cmd and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

State Supreme Court denies 2 redistricting challenges by Republicans

76 US universities that support global warming denial on 170 Limbaugh stations.

What's all this then?

Lemme run this proposed LTTE past you folks for your comments:

.....says everything about both Dole and Newt:

Copycat Kraft Noodle Classics Chicken Dinner - Thanks for the help with this recipe!

RIP Mr. Pitt

Pardoned Mississippi murderer drops out of sight

Justice sends more 'Fast and Furious' documents to Congress

Why does the GOP respond to everything by moving further right?

Sandusky asks judge to let him visit with his grandchildren

Bookmarks in the top user menu please

Newt and Mooselini in cahoots? OH, GOODIE!

GOP lands Peter DeFazio challenger

Does anyone know the number of precincts in the US?

Palin Defends Newt, Calls GOP Elites 'Cannibals'

Fitch downgrades 5 eurozone nations

Patt Morrison Asks: The Internet Archive's Brewster Kahle

'The Falklanders eat fish and chips. How can they belong to Argentina?'

How rich is Mitt Romney? Add up the wealth of the last 8 presidents...then DOUBLE that number

Oh the places you'll Go

Romney Family "Trail Of Fail" As Reported By Seamus

Iran could ban EU oil exports next week

Andrew Lansley forced into major climbdown on planned health reforms

NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly Urged to Resign After Police Conceal Role in Anti-Muslim Documentary

Soap Opera Actor Nick Santino Commits Suicide at 47 after he euthanized pet

When you sneeze in a crowd, what do you say?

HO-LEE SH*T! Have You Seen This?

If Hosts are calling this The Gungeon, then shouldn't it be listed as The Gungeon?

Time to retire my H2O Man Avatar

wasn't allowed to photograph the

How Wall Street KNOWINGLY Created The Crisis

GOP Fascism undeterred: Gun crosshairs found on Missouri senators' doors

would you spend $10 to buy the ear of a President?

Family Battles Sex Assault Claim Against 6-Year-Old

There are more people in US prisons now than were in Stalin's gulags.

Has Anybody Besides Me Done An Alert On A Texas-Bashing Post Lately?

What scares me...

The New Yorker: Ron Paul's Filthy Lucre

Truly incisive CNN "Ticker" headline of the week:

Canadian teenagers launch Lego man into near-orbit

Satanic Stars On Republican Party Elephant Symbol

Python bites Madison woman's face at book club

just a little mindless/fun knowledge on a Saturday-- Find out how M&M got it's name and more.

How about a non-gendered use of the term "bitchy"?

Contradictions of the Heart

Winning Our Future | Blood Money [FULL]

Hacker cracks Sen. Grassley’s Twitter, corrects his grammar

What sign is Friar Laurence from Romeo & Juliet?

By the Numbers: Life and Death Behind IPhone

Sen. McConnell Gets Sen. Barrasso to High-Five Him

Banks Weren’t Meant to Be Like This

Wonder Woman or Xena or Both. Which one is your role model?

If Mormons can convert non-mormons after death I have decided to convert all their dead prophets

The 5 Best Mitt Romney GIFs Of The Debate

On a positive/fun note!!: Bear Counting in Canada This is wonderful and the audio is hilarious!

Bob Schieffer: Modern American politics is vulgar

Meetings Make You Dumber

Pelosi got dirt on Gingrich?: "He's not going to be president"

Mark Zandi: Fannie and Freddie don’t deserve blame for bubble

I pre-apologize for this...

‘Real Time’ Panel Goes Nuts Trying To Convince Bill Maher Obama Is Anti-Military

I'd be a Republican candidate...

Canadian Bay Airs

CNN is also asking Romney to remove its news clips from his attack ads

Efraín Ríos Montt: Guatemala human rights groups welcome genocide trial

That's no moon. It's a giant Red Death Star.

Dear Michelle Rhee: About that teacher evaluation study

Whisper something soft and mushy in my ear.

The original "Village People" 1914:

The original "Beavis and Butthead" 1908:

To tell you the truth... MiddleFingerMom is STILL saving himself for marriage.

MFM & NoName LOVED their trips to the park -- one for girl-watching... the other for bird-watching.

Kentucky keeps kicking basketball ass, over LSWho by 24

Aww, poor little Mittens had to rough it sitting on old mahogany chairs at Staples board meetings

ALEC legislation: New Hampshire House and Senate "selling state out to the highest bidder"

Incredible. Police are advancing at Occupy Oakland. Watch live at

Romney camp leaving NBC ad on air

Where, exactly, is The Magistrate?

Ed Schultz Bashes Eric Bolling For Attacking President Obama’s Air Force One Use

Madison to get 1,400 iPads for schools by next fall (paid for by Microsoft lawsuit settlement)

The SEC Mulls An Investigation Calls Grow For John Boehner To Resign

Are you missing the cold weather where you are?

Ex-President Bush Lied To FBI Director About Warrantless Surveillance: Book

I know we have some Ron Paul supporters here, so here are some reasons to NOT like Ron Paul

U.S. Bombs Not Strong Enough To Destroy Iran's Nuclear Program, Report Says (Need Bigger Ones!!...)

"Travel for (Rick) Perry's security team cost the state nearly $800,000..."

DAMN!!! look what Sarah Palin has said about the GOP establishment

The New York Times movie critic pens what I believe might be the greatest review ever

Rick Perry’s back in Texas, and some wonder if he’s lost political power there

John Carter of Mars (1936)?

Turkey May Provide Hamas With $300 Million In Annual Aid