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Archives: January 9, 2012

I need Cold War filling in on "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy." Please help!

A real gem re. Ron Paul

What I've learned from the TV machine lately

The self-delete feature for OPs should have an expiration

Anyone read "the Obamas" by Jodi Kantor

I haven't been paying close attention about the Casino's

Imagine living in a place where prisons are closed...

Faith Goes Viral - UTNE Reader

i am sorry iverglas

Am I the only one bored to tears with Ron Paul?

As happens at most of Romney’s rallies, protesters interrupted the candidate’s stump speech

The World's Top Tokers? ...... AUSSIE AUSSIE AUSSIE OI OI OI

Mitt Romney Says He Feared Getting ‘Fired’

Just served on my first jury.

Remember Sycophants---

The Firm starts tonight on NBC 9-11...

The E/E pocket reference guide

Is tethering illegal

Erik Prince's former outfit Blackwater settles lawsuit from infamous 2007 Baghdad shootout

"Look into my eyes... and see the pure unadulterated evil found in the depths of hell."

leaves in water

Arthur Koestler?? Wrote Janus?? Humans given to Emotional Fear and its consequences...unless

Frothy Mix "town hall" tonight at 8:30


Parma, Ohio man stabs man because he didn't know Beyonce is married to Jay-Z

Drug company recalls bottles of Excedrin, NoDoz (Also Bufferin, Gas-X)


Congratulations to the Broncos.

Wow! The Squealers bite the dust against El Tebow!

Norway police cut traffic fine in half for foreign truck driver since he's from "low-income" Sweden.

Yemen’s government approves law granting president and his aides immunity from prosecution

Anti-choice asshole Randall Terry (Operation Rescue) using FCC law to air graphic abortion ads

Feds hire consultant to inject war into Canada Day bash on the Hill

More evidence that the Catholic hierarchy has already lost:

Somalia pirates free Georgian sailors

Official: 4 Ohio fluid-injection wells cannot open in wake of quake

Timmeh Teblow has done something I never thought possible...

Speeding in Wisconsin

Pity the Billionaire - Video of Chris Hayes' interview with the author Thomas Frank

Heavy snow in Kashmir closes highway

nearly full moon with a 270mm lens.


Novartis Recalls Excedrin, Bufferin Due to Broken Tablets

The folly of progressives for Paul

Venezuela's Chavez welcomes ally Ahmadinejad

J&J Said to Agree to Pay $1 Billion in Risperdal Marketing Probe

STOCK MARKET WATCH - Monday, 9 January 2012

Grover Norquist is a "random person"?

Another "squealing pig" Geico comercial!

The Pats and the Packers don't play defense

Racism Is A Vital Piece Of The 2012 Republican Platform January 8, 2012

Angela Merkel has the whip hand in an orgy of austerity

MSNBC Ousts Contributor Pat Buchanan Over Racist Book

In 2003, Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney vetoed a bill funding hate crimes prevention


Frances Moore Lappé Addresses the Need to Overcome Fear


Awhile back someone had a post about the poverty in Appalachia, specifically one

Gothenburg, A Super Sustainable City

I'm given in to the Dark Side...

Dr. Lester Grinspoon: On The Pharmaceuticalization of Marijuana

Arlington's Smart Growth

Fact Checking the Concord Debate

Another racist FReak Repugnant thread where a Freeper claims Africa is a country.

Fatah, Hamas continue spat over delegation entry to Gaza

Malaysia (High Court) finds Anwar Ibrahim not guilty of sodomy.

Cut the working week to a maximum of 20 hours, urge top economists

Ahm ah GAHNsta!1 (looking for Cristina PERRI)


How do you post a video?

Randall Terry is back!!

Wish Me Luck

Occupy - an original song

Public Policy Polling (PPP) hinting that Huntsman coming on strong in NH


How Gil Scott-Heron and Stevie Wonder set up Martin Luther King Day

Cooking Videos

go broncos ...

Damn. Just found out my friend's wife passed away.

I think that President Obama's approval rating will go up as the Republican field narrows.

Did I show you this last fall? We have such an abundance of cardinals

Okay, on Occupy Oakland, my local newscast (KCOY-12, Santa Maria, CA), said that

You know, something may go down tonight, but it ain’t going to be jobs, sweetheart.

"Obst" is the German word for "Fruit"

Good Grief! The Skeleton Closet has dirt on all the candidates... with references ... Here's Newtie

Virus help needed

Basketball games are for basketball


For you who missed it - The quikest overtime in NFL history - video >>

Nader: White House pressured Democrats not to challenge Obama

Liver functions are still improving.....

King of Bain - Mitt Rmoney 2012

Pension troubles in store for retired workers as plans across Canada face deficits

Soldiers With Automatic Weapons Checking IDs at a Social Security Office in Florida

DemRapidResponse: "Mitt, why not just tell the truth?"

The Most Disgusting Comment In Last Night's Debate

No same-sex marriage in Wash. state without public vote, senator (D) says

Hamas PM: We will never give up our arms, territory, or claims on Jerusalem

Best rock act?

Seven branch libraries OPENED in 2011, two on the way in 2012.

California's Central Valley sees worst pollution levels in 12 years

Strange Problem

Q: What's the difference between Mitt Romney and Dick Cheney?

Indicted John Doe embezzler was in Govenor Scott Walker's inner circle

The road map to the Afghan endgame

Re: Global warming. I wanna try this on you guys first.

BREAKING NEWS -- Mitt Romney DIDN'T want to run for President...

New York City Opera announces musician lockout

Just as a point of information.

What the GOP really stands for!

Dear Republicans, Obama is going to win, so you might as well nominate someone you like

NYT's Bill Keller: Obama-Clinton 2012

Occupy - an original song...thanks to those

Changing the State of Play (network evening news)

ESPN and NFL Network - All Tebow All Phucking Week.

I buried my Good Dog Rook today

I was already concerned about Fracking, and then I watched the documentary GASLAND this evening

Now that DU3 is up and running - will the Top 10 ever return?

I'm going to take a DU break for a while...

Rick Santorum, you are a cruel, insensitive SOB

Someone ought to send this to the repugs...Santorum in particular...

DU Consv. Idiot Crusaded Against Child Porn Now Accused of Assaulting 15yo

Supreme Court case tests FCC’s power to police TV indecency

Mitt, why not just tell the truth?

Christie To Occupier: ‘Something’s going down tonight, but it ain’t going to be jobs, sweetheart’

Tonight would be meaningless without >>

Suck it up Americans. You may be hungry, homeless, out of work and sick, but by golly,

One Toke Over The Line, Sweet Jesus!

4 more years of Obama and then 4 years of Chris Christie and a Dem in 2020 ?

Hot Toddy Recipes?

Arizona remembers deadly day with bells, tears

Santorum Tells Kids With Gay Parents: You’d Be Better Off With Parents In Prison

Sorry if this has been said before, but Admin really should bring back the "flaming" thread icon.

Republicans Versus Reproductive Rights

NJ: Legislature to introduce bill legalizing gay marriage

It's nice to see the GOP making our work easy

Saw this on facebook...Every member of congress...

Hospitals Sue Kaiser Over Emergency Care

Thought you might like this paragraph in a Kerry anti- Romney FP oped

Holy Smoke, Vegas Opens Patriots 13.5 vs St. Timmy

Soldiers With Automatic Weapons Checking IDs at a Social Security Office in Florida

Democrats Catch Mitt Romney In A Huge Lie During The Facebook Debate

Very short joke..about...hell.. #14

Awesome duets (post your own)

Black Woman Confronts Santorum Over Comments: ‘Why Do You Have A Problem Against Black People?’

Pets don't live as long as we do for a reason -

Thanks to Gingrich for this. We need this for the general election against Romney

Photos: What America looked like before the EPA

Religion at the GOP debate

the train

Gingrich Says Bain Capital Looted Companies

Giffords leads Tucson shooting anniversary remembrance

The Babysitter Dilemma

Pic Of The Moment: Gingrich Presses On In New Hampshire

See the girl with the red dress on, She can do the Birdland all night long...

Amnesty International warns of more Mideast protests, repression without lasting reforms

Anybody have a son or daughter who took forever and ever in college?

Five myths about the American dream

Corporate Personhood Worse, Ending It Easier, Than You Think

Time to Attack Iran

Grist/Photos: What America looked like before the EPA

Transcript of the ABC Yahoo GOP Debate held Saturday

The Simpsons Take On Fox News And Glenn Beck

Is Humphrey-Hawkins still on the books?

I just ran into a woman who I used to talk to about diets all the time. She had lost a good amount

WTF is this Rand GOP shit on FOX?? Free air time to sell the GOPer cut spending shit...this is not

I'm starting to feel left out.

Is anyone else sick of the MSM calling rich people "job creators"???

Distance Rumblings getting louder? Its the GOPers Castle of Cards Collapsing in Year 2012...

RuPaul Is ‘Campaigning’ In New Hampshire To Spread Awareness That He Is Not Ron Paul

Doncha love it when them GOPers rattle off a list of what a smart President must be: Only to see

The Supremes Get Indecent Proposals...

Rolling Stones - She's a Rainbow

Several buildings collapse in Cordova, Alaska, after estimated 18 feet of snow in past weeks

U.S. Agents Aided Mexican Drug Trafficker to Infiltrate His Criminal Ring

to whoever makes those "pic of the moment" pix

Tucson Survivors Share their Stories One Year Later

Giffords leads Tucson shooting anniversary remembrance

Struggle for civility remains a year after Giffords shot

One Year After the Giffords Shooting the Pro-Gun Folks are Still Whistling in the Dark

What do Huntsman, Santorum, and Romney have in common besides running for the Rethug nomination?

Iran sentences Iranian-U.S. man to death for spying

So who should I be voting for in the primaries for congress?

GOP Bench Warmers.. stuck on MOOT and Minutiae...attacking ea other with moot BS is not

A steep drop in crime, but do you feel safer?

Afghan 'soldier' kills Nato serviceman in Zabul

Will the "Tea Parties" break up after 2012?

City Upon a Hill By JFK - Joseph Kennedy III, Massachusetts' next U.S. Congressman (?)

How's this for a specialized message board?

Brazilian loggers 'tied eight-year-old Amazonian tribe girl to a tree and burned her alive'

Butter Lines In Norway

Gotta head to work in a few minutes

Investors in Murdoch's News Corp forgive hacking

U.S. moves toward legal action against Swiss bank: sources

"Oh, the Places You'll Go" at Burning Man!

Occupy 2012: Firmly disorganized, driven by dreams

10 Questions To Ask Your Favorite Conservative

Newt's SuperPAC draws blood - 'Most of us think its just plain wrong.'

Afghanistan's poor face difficult decisions amid winter cold

China says U.S. defense policy stance misjudges Beijing intent

Musharraf says he's returning to Pakistan to run for elections

Honduran Priest Says Cops Tortured Him

How threat of loose Soviet nukes was avoided

My latest artwork!

The World's Largest Record Collection

Iverglas has been banned from this group

Rohnert Park police find assault rifle, grenade launcher in home after accidental shooting

The HMO Review Board

Hyundai Motor plant suspended after employee sets himself ablaze

Rescued dogs lend owners their ears and change lives

In NH, GOP voters' questions often omit jobs

Fox Nation Fabrication: Obama Did Not Call 8.5 Percent Unemployment Rate "A Success"

Euro zone woes outweigh economic hopes

Anyone want to bet this jackass ends up working at FIXED NEWS

Really Jury??

Action on Stalled Housing Market Vital for U.S. Economic Expansion: View

Another frugal find yesterday..

How did John Fox know the Chargers would beat the Raiders?

I've been making a concerted effort for years not to be Chinese

Joe Scar just mentioned Ron Paul is passing his POWER to Rand, his rookie Senator son...did't

Newt, Romney, Huntsman, & Paul Get Occupied by Vermin Supreme Jan 8th New Hampshire Primary

Bloomberg: Texas Voting Rights Clash Puts U.S. High Court in Election Fray

Jay Paterno was quoted on GMA as saying that JoePa

Focus on the Family distorts ANOTHER study to denigrate same-sex families

Why no one should take Nexium and it should never have been approved

Official Bet Shemesh Women Flashmob

Chris Hedges: The Gospel of the Penniless, Jobless, Marginalized and Despised

Krugman: America's Unlevel Field

Romney's track record at Bain: 22% of companies filed for bankruptcy or closed their doors

Why Is Public Education Being Outsourced to Online Charter Schools?

The Rapid Economic Recovery Republicans Are Praying Against

Wisconsin: Tammy Baldwin Runs Straight at the Tea Party (Music to my ears)

TPM: The Rapid Economic Recovery Republicans Are Praying Against

Dog-Abuser and Law-Breaker Mitt Romney

Standing Down Republican Bullies and Thugs

Private Contractors to the Government

Post a line from a book you're reading.

Behold and Beware Our New ‘SWAG’ Economy

Oh, GREAT. Now look at what you've done. You've gone and "irritated" NEWT. Proud of yourself?

Keith Olbermann Agrees To Anchor Current Election Coverage

Occupy Oakland plans more antipolice rallies

Did anyone else see Chris Christie on a Morning Joe segment today? I'm scared for him...

US court to rule on Boston College Troubles archive

Shameless - first episode was funny. Welcome back Fiona and Frank, et al.

Huntsman Chemical Company is a major polluter

Carbon emissions 'will defer Ice Age'

Obama hasn't solved the economic problem therefore we must vote in Republicans.....

New York City Opera announces musician lockout


Turning ‘country first’ on its head

Mr. Romney, I don't want the government to "give" me anything.

Rick Perry Shows His Ass

Toles Toon- Democracy must be in there somewhere!

Allen Gregory has been cancelled.....does anyone care?

In NH, Gingrich...who is PERPETUALLY trying to start a debate...didn't want to "start a debate"

Mitt Romney Feels YOUR Pain --- Says He Feared Getting ‘Fired’

Doubts Grow over Greek Debt Restructuring

Wisconsin police, firefighter unions allege blackmail over benefits

President Obama holds strong to protect Grand Canyon from uranium mining

Final PPP poll of NH: Mitt: 35% Paul 18% Huntsman 16%

Scott Walker Does It His Way

Paul passing power to son, Romney's dad says only rich should run, Huntsman's dad bankrolling run

Importance of FA Cup appears to be fading

Don’t root for public-sector job losses

The Truth About the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

The Rapid Economic Recovery Republicans Are Praying Against

Romney holding steady in NH

oh the games our U.S. State Department plays

NEWT gives us Mittens: "They apparently looted the companies, left people unemployed and walked off"

Why is Susie ORMAN talking like Darth RUMSFELD *and* Quitter PALIN?

DU Album of the Day: ALabama Shakes - "Alabama Shakes EP"

Indian man recalls leopard attack caught on camera

India has declared 2012 as "National Year of Mathematics"

A Butter message to the USA!

Wounded Warriors roll in (on bicycles)

Peak oil review - January 9

Peak oil review - January 9

Drumbeat from this weekend and today...

Drumbeat from this weekend and today...

My current Anti-Virus (McAfee) program is expiring soon, I need reccomendations for better ones.

This Ripe Moment

Yowling kitty problem appears on its way to being solved.

Here is my current Mac portable:

U.S. debt is now equal to economy

Nightmare on Wall Street

NYT: Barricaded Inside His Show

More on the Steelers/Broncos Game

In 3 Min., Romney Takes 3 Different Positions On Whether Contraception Is Protected By Constitution

CBS national poll on repub presidential candidates: Romney, Gingrich, Santorum within 5 points.

The Bible is a Good Book, But God Didn't Write It

As home prices fall, more borrowers walk away

Toon- One Good Thing About Rick Perry

No One Can Win the Future

It's the Ninth Annual Rocktivity DU/LBN "You Call This NEWS?" Awards!

Judge for yourself - Is this Police Brutality (Occupy Oakland-video)

Romney: "I Like Being Able To Fire People "

Political Issues Ranked by Importance

US to Protect Grand Canyon From Uranium Mining

The Rebranding Of CAM As “Harnessing The Power Of Placebo” - Illuminating Ted Kaptchuk's Sales Pitch

Neither Snooki or Robby the Robot will ever be President or Vice-President.

Tom Toles on 'SuperPacs'

This is why Ron Paul attracts some liberals.

Occupy New Hampshire Derides Both Parties {'Why Does 1% Have Two Parties and We Have None?'}

Elin Nordegren did donate to Habitat for Humanity

Thom Hartmann: Have Tea Partiers turned in Tea Cups for Champagne Flutes?

Saw the "Good Wife" and "The Firm" last night.....

A Viewer’s Guide to the Supreme Court Case

Detroit light rail back on again?

Let's help Rick Santorum find another term for 'middle class'.

Just so you know - Elin Nordegren did have Habitat for Humanity come in first

Anagram fun: "Willard Romney" = "War Drill Money"

Shale Bubble Inflates on Near-Record Prices

Ewwwww . . . . . ick. :shudder:

Most recorded bass player

Placed an on line order with Mello Digital for an Olympus FL36R flash.

Romney falls to 33% in latest Suffolk University NH tracking poll (down 10-points in six days)

Stimulus: Congress should pass these proposals by Senators Kerry and Lautenberg

They are job re-locators!

Paul Krugman: America’s Unlevel Field

U.S. set to limit mining near Grand Canyon

Papa John's Employee Calls Woman 'Lady Chinky Eyes' on Receipt

Would you change your name if it was: Beezow Doo-Doo Zopittybop-Bop-Bop

"Just the Ticket" -- Obama/Clinton 2012 -- Bill Keller, New York Times -- 1/9/2012

Newspaper & Press Group Fight Politicians' Lawsuit Threat

Actress, 40, Makes a Federal Case of Her Age

Grim Bullying Tale From Middle School, teacher watches and ignores it

Embarrassing Complaint Against School (made kid w/broken leg crawl in snow)

SC Governor Nikki Haley faces recall - by conservatives!

‘Only Humane Thing' - candidates are cleverly solving problem (Borowitz making me laugh)

When Juries and TOS Collide

The next phase of the Revolution... OCCUPY NAKED

Girl, 14, Sues Family to Stop Abortion

Winter Schedule including new tv shows...

DOD Strategy May Benefit Northrop, Huntington

"The only humane thing to do." (LOL)

The Treaty of Tripoli

Can the "death threats" be reported to the police?

Olbermann and Current resolve Feud, Olberman Will Control Election Coverage

As I suspected - Non-Presidential Candidate Gingrich invited to the NAACP National Convention,

Global Warming: The final argument

Could we possibly call it "The Romney"? - New smart TV from Lenovo

The Rude Pundit: Hey, Media: It's Not About Romney; It's About Money

Picasso painting stolen from Greek gallery

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie Responds to Female Hecklers With Offensive Oral Sex Joke

'Extinct' Galapagos tortoise may still exist

Senior citizen cleared of drug charges.....

todays trades:discipline discipline discipline

2012 is the YEAR of REASON....this is Where The BEST TRUMPS LESS....So far, The Best is coming

What's for Dinner? ~ Monday the 9th ~ Friday the 13th!

Did Romney say "Let Detroit die" because he cannot make anything worthwhile?

'Storage Wars' Star I Need BIG MONEY ... or I'm Off the Show!!

So How Well Would President Obama Fare Matched Up Against Santorum?

European Banks Now Get Loans From Cash-Rich Firms

Hillary on the Ticket, the Zombie Idea

Romney: Not Even Net

Socialism and Welfare Republicans - Bash Europe in Search of Votes

'Extinct' Galapagos tortoise may still exist

How Would It Feel To Be Straight In A Mostly Gay World?

'Islamic extremist' arrested by feds in Fla. bomb plot

Save The Day: Religious Right Hijacks Religious Freedom Celebration

Investors Pay to Lend Germany Money

Courageous Whistleblower Wants You To Know: The Keystone Pipeline is a Lemon

Serving Steaks, Eating Hot Dogs

Question on a Jon Huntsman scenario..

Iraqi officials: Car bombs kill 14 in Baghdad

DNC Handing Out Pink Slips for Romney in New Hampshire

The Pets Group has a host. Now it needs more. Please consider being a host, too.

Corporations Hate Taxes, So They Let the Children Pay

Prostitution is Violence

If you had a few of these, what would you do with them?

Thom Hartmann: Conversations w/Great Minds - Gunnar Tómasson - The Iceland Collapse P. 1

Fifteen Differences Between Democrats And Republicans

Joke from the radio: The last time a white broncho got this much...

Thom Hartmann: Conversations w/Great Minds - Gunnar Tómasson - Worldwide Collapse P. 2

Pennsylvania Teachers Agree to Work for Free after Funds Cut

Detroit Closes Police Precincts to Public for Crime Reporting 16 Hours a Day

Falcons’ two-point total is first in NFL playoff history

More sex please we're Christians: Texas pastor plans church rooftop bed-in

Was The U.S. Defeated In Iraq?

Woman in severed penis case expected to enter plea

Best Democratic president since 1932.

Viewpoints: Water barons will corner market in new 'Chinatown'

GOP Iowa Caucuses a MODEL for Transparent Democracy!

Newt Gingrich Hates Media Bias On Secular Gay Bigotry

Prostitution is Violence

Silly me!

Signs of spring arrive early for the UK

You know what? Teblow IS a lot like Elway

Gilad Shalit's Father Plans Run for Office

Mr. Fish Toon- The Wienie!

"Severed penis" is the phrase for today. Modify a thread title to include "severed penis".

Hendrik Hertzberg: Close Calls

Carbon emissions 'will defer Ice Age'

Cold War on Ice: Summit Series '72

Todd Palin Endorses Newt Gingrich

Movie: The Conspirator (And the NDAA and WOT)

Why are the energy companies so afraid of alternative energy projects? It is not as if we are not

Huntsman: Romney ‘Completely Out of Touch’

Romney: I like being able to fire people!

Ack! President Romney Meets Other World Leaders

what i want

Swiss National Bank chief Hildebrand resigns amid uproar over private dollar trades

Monday Toon Roundup 1- The Campaign continues...

China successfully pressured by public to release more data on air pollution in Beijing

Monday Toon Roundup 2- GOP and the rest

Report: Son of NFL's Green Bay Packers offensive coordinator reported missing

US bans new mining claims near Grand Canyon

CNN: Overconfident Santorum Premiers New V-Neck Trousers

Why can't atheists get any leverage ?

New study: Lesbian households produce a child abuse rate of 0% {from november}

Furor in Greece over pedophilia as a disability

Reason number 323 why Romney will never be President of the US

Man kidnaps woman, forces her to watch the torture and dismemberment of another woman

If Democrats just played the GOP commercials, with the disclaimer "Actual GOP advertisement",

From the White House Blog -- Gossip in Wonderland

So TAWD Palin endorses Newt. Who does Cindy McCain endorse?

Delonte West is banned from visiting the White House

Do Colleges Need a Consumer's Report Card?

Sign of the times: NH tea partiers split on candidate endorsements - Paul, Newt, and Santorum

Asian Manufacturers Will Lead the $8 Billion Market for Electric Vehicle Batteries

NC: Voting map opponents ask to delay 2012 primary

Where do I find the search feature? --nt

I've been at my job for 25 years and get a gift....

Movie Couples that you'd love a sequel to see what they are doing today.

Ind. Dems ending boycott, won't promise labor vote

Governor Cuomo's trainwreck in progress:

Reagan, at 69, was the oldest President ever to take office.

Green Day - Last of The American Girls

Here’s Craig James senate campaign commercial (video)

Indiana Dems ending boycott, won't promise labor vote

Rare Earths In Abundance (

The Truth About Republicans - by George Carlin

China slams Asia-focused U.S. defense strategy

Right-wing faux indignation over lavish White House parties and spending

Is the plural of penis penises or peni

(Marine) Le Pen (French National Front) trumpets protectionism (in presidential race)

Elizabeth Warren Stands Outside Fenway, in the Cold, Shaking Hands. (PHOTO)

Obama's New Hampshire Shadow Campaign

So... Mrs. Obama didn't particularly like Rahm Emmanuel or Gibbs

Translation of LIMBOsevic: Tawd PALIN is a bimbo. (Tawd endorsing the Grinch)

In La Jolla people-versus-seals battle, tide has yet to turn

planning a spring migration trip. suggestions?

Prairieland striking a blow for independence in milk sales

The Tebow Connection - Song >>

Two new Groups have been created: Asian Group and Buddhism Group

Sandhill Ranchers Beef trying to close gap to consumer

Slow cookers - any opinions?

MSNBC: William Daley resigning as Chief of Staff

The Buddhism Group Is Here!

Breaking -William Daley resigns as WH Chief of Staff

Romney seeks to limit damage from remark about firing people

Pic Of The Moment: Todd Palin Endorses Polar Bear

Thousands of $s worth of high-grade night-vision equipment missing from the Wash. St. base

Jerry Brown's California budget slashes $1 billion from prisons

Goldman Sachs Partners Could See Pay Cuts

Romney says he likes 'being able to fire people'

This Is NOT A Christian Country, It Is A Country Which Happens To Have A Lot Of Chrisitians.

The Quality of the GOPers Oval Bench Sucks,,,,none of them Bench Warmers got the Plans for us.

Lionel Messi wins FIFA Ballon d'Or for the 3rd consecutive year

Been attempting to follow the Eight Fold Path for some time now.

Climate Denial Crock of the Week: Sea Level Rise and Climate Change

German Hackers Are Building a DIY Space Program to Put Their Own Uncensored Internet into Space

Government Set to Sell Foreclosures in Bulk

Where have all the assets gone?

Rick Perry: Sure Mitt was worried about pink slips 'whether he had enough to hand out' at Bain

Santorum: Selling the Law to the Highest Bidder

Mitt Romney: "I Started at The Bottom" at Bain and Company

Romney and Bain maximized returns by firing workers and seeking government subsidies

The Conservative Reaction

Greenwald links to pieces arguing the validity of citing Ron Paul's views, and more

OK, Who's the wise guy?

Dave Weigel: Buddy Roemer Now Outpolling Rick Perry in NH in latest Suffolk tracking poll

Low-cost life for all

This is really striking

Double Amputee Artist Attacked for Gay Work

Weird stuff is happening

Salazar: Mining ban "is the right approach for this priceless American landscape”

High Fives at DNC Headquarters

"The Bain stuff, preppy warmonger/draft-dodger, flip-flopping - he’s got loser stink all over him."

Tim Tebow earns $250K bonus for playoff win

THE GREEKS...They know how to live, eat, dance, sing, eat, shtoop, and have oodles of FUN

Bless Gabby's Heart.

What big eyes you have

Holy Crap! Even RICK PERRY has joined Occupy Wall Street!

There comes a time when you just have to ask yourself, "What the hell was HopeHoops doing....

President Obama's Gallup approval rating amongst liberal Democrats from January 2nd-8th is 85%.

Greetings, Earth-penguin! - by Tom Tomorrow

Is a young Meerkat called a Meerkittie or a Meerkiddie?

Fox trio

DUers, what do you think of Jacob Lew (Obama's new COS)?

hahahahha hahahaha, spit, choke, hahahha

The Ever Expanding Digital Panopticon: DHS Releases Report On Social Media Spying Program

Chile Invokes Pinochet-Era Terror Law as Blazes Turn Deadly

Chile Invokes Pinochet-Era Terror Law as Blazes Turn Deadly

Senate Staff Play Bizarre Office Pool on Wildfires

Larkin only one elected to Hall

Small sampling but look what the most important issues were at DU in 2006

Homer Simpson becomes Glenn Beck style ‘loudmouth’

Close the gate to keep the fog out!

UCSB scientists say topography played key role in Deepwater Horizon disaster

It's not REALLY a man's fault.

Veggie Games

Romney Confronted On Opposition To Auto Bailout

Heck is other people.

Back to basics as coal power rises {spain}

You must be this old to enjoy this ride.

MiddleFingerMom is STILL quite the party animal.

He doesn't like to brag or nothin', but MiddleFingerMom is pretty irresistible in the sack.

It seems that the runup to war with Iran has begun

Frozen Lake

It’s no ordinary sale. It’s a FUCKIN’ SALE!

Alan Grayson, Rick Santorum and the Weather Underground...your forecast is for sale to lobbyists

Good News! Supremes avoiding messing with section 5

Video: Mother Lilli and daughter Ava, aged 24 months (and deaf), having a conversation

"Issa Announces Oversight Hearing on DNS & Search Engine Blocking"

'The King of Bain' - What will a half hour expose of Corporate Greed mean for US Politics?

another ... all women are prostitutes, one way or another. MILF was ALMOST felt to be sexist

Daley’s Demotion: How Washington Elites Got Obama Wrong - By Jonathan Chait full nickname: Frothy the Slow Man. Discuss...

So we admitted (again) today Iran is not seeking nuclear weapons.

Could you use an extra $23,545?

Why Romney's Gaffe is SO Damaging - Michael Kinsley: a "gaffe" is when a politician tells the truth.

Finding Members

So, the Obamas threw a Halloween party for kids? And that's a scandal?

"We pissed Jesus off!" Video >>

Tebow Time: The three 3:16 references

Ezra Klein: The difference between Jack Lew and Bill Daley

Mitt Romney Truth Teller: I Like To Fire People

Believe it or Not, Europeans (Kind of) Like Mitt Romney (at least compared to the others)

A Planet Where Birds Evolved From Fish

Are there any other gout sufferers here?

Hospital ER visit racks up $20,211 bill

Relatives Accused of Killing Teen They Thought Was a Witch

New TV ad mocking Romney "I like to be able to fire people"

Cantor Fitzgerald Seeks OK to Sue Airline (re: 9/11)

Doctors urge fracking moratorium

Why hasn't Buddy Roemer been invited to the Republican debates?

Hill Dems Celebrate As White House Chief Of Staff Is Replaced

Romney's right: a boss should be able to fire a worker

FUTURE SHOCK College for today’s newborns could cost as much as $422K

Dear Customer Who Stuck Up For His Little Brother ...


America Locked (and Tortured) A Children’s Humanitarian Aid Worker In Gitmo For Seven Years

Ogden officer killed in firefight ‘doing exactly what he wanted to do’

Floating the Future of Offshore Wind

Why I’m leaving the Republican Party…and Endorsing President Obama.

Barbara Lee joins up with Ron Paul

Cameron denies 'dictating' terms of Scottish referendum

'Mile High Halo' Forms Over Tim Tebow And Mile High Stadium During Broncos-Steelers Game

Walker's Wisconsin: Kenosha County Sheriff Says Signs More Than 4' Wide Not Allowed On Public Land.

Should minors have greater rights?

Wendell Potter: President Santorum Would Be Insurers’ Best Buddy

The number of members ignoring me has doubled.

Outgoing Mississippi governor pardons 2 killers

For reasons of mental health, I haven't spent much time here recently so if someone could either

Mark Knoller Tweet: "CBS News has been told that Daley may serve the Obama Campaign as a co-chair"


Pissed Off.

I would like to play the "approval rating game" from now until the election.

TCM Schedule for Tuesday, January 10th: Guest Programmer James L. Brooks

Fracking Moratorium Urged by U.S. Doctors

Huntsman Gaining in New Hamphire: Polls

Aussie anti-whaling 'pirates' to come home

Judge rules black church is landlord of KKK store

Does anyone else think Debbie Wasserman Schultz has to go?

Popcorn, aged tequila, and Republicans going all “we are the 99%” on each other.

TCM Schedule for Wednesday, January 11th: Star of the Month: Angela Lansbury

Illinois Downgraded Again

This is the strangest primary of them all. The GOP is talking up Class War,

GOP plan: No HS diploma? No unemployment check

Very Cool!

Hacked memo leaked: Apple, Nokia, RIM supply backdoors for gov't intercept?

Aww, that's a Shame!

Suppose we took all the money out of politics and every major candidate gets an equal amount

Gitmo Evil Twin: Prison withdrawal hype

that didn't take long: Perry's new ring tone mocks Romney: "I like being able to fire people"

Drones, Asia & Cyber War: Pentagon Shifts Priorities in New Review; Budget Exceeds Bush Era

Unite Regionally

Regarding Romney's "I like being able to fire people" gaff....

Do you think President Obama will get more votes/ higher percentage than W did in NH in '04?

Sanjay Patel: A Hipster’s Guide to Hinduism

OOPs: Santorum Supported Individual Health Insurance Mandate In 1994 Republican Primary

Nicotine patches of little use to smokers, study says

TYT: Abortion Restrictions Explode In United States

from the Jesus-Candidate: Santorum: We Can't Live With a Nuclear Iran Because They're a Theocracy"

Nicotine therapy doesn't help people quit smoking - study

When Huntsman talks about his sons in the Navy...

Rural schools struggle to keep buses running (CA eliminating school transportation funding?)

Ron Paul Loves Blacks, Santorum Loves Made-Up Gay Son, Pope Newt

Ads on Florida school buses could become reality (update to earlier story)

Israeli hackers: We've obtained Saudi credit card info

US House Speaker John Boehner Visits Brazil Slum

White Myth: Black People Love Food Stamps

Canada's getting hotter, too

Congressional pay could rise in 2013

Polish Prosecutor Cuts Short News Conference, Shoots Self

Partners in Love and the Presidency

Great Graph: "Literally A Textbook Case Of Executive Greed And Mismanagement"

RNC to punish Florida Republicans

I did not think of it as a offensive oral sex joke, I read it "going down" jersey style "Sopranos"

Gay Marriage a Threat to Humanity's Future: Pope

President: "We must not let our Navy be lured into a trap in the Gulf. A trap we set for ourselves."

It's official: Italy v. US, Feb. 29, in Genoa

Billionaire American Socialists

Would-Be Donors Lose Alien Gag Law Challenge

Anastassia Michaeli, Israel Knesset Member, Throws Water In Face Of Colleague (VIDEO)

Hezbollah: UN chief not welcome in Lebanon

Will Romney Lie His Way to the White House?

Is Michelle B going to retain her congressional seat? She hasn't been at her "job" in like months

IDF soldiers thwart major terror attack near Jenin

Any "Once Upon a Time" fans in here? I gotta question...

Mitt Romney - I Like Firing People

Did anyone else hear this about Mitt?

Just watched "What about Bob" - forgot how awesome that movie is

Leo Messi wins 3rd consecutive FIFA Player of the Year

With Recall Looming Top Scott Walker Operative Faces Criminal Charges

President’s Call with Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller

Let it sink.

FAA says pilots can guide whooping cranes

Bizarre USA Today presidential poll/game

I want to say goodbye to the wonderful people of this group.

The Buddhism Group is here.

World's 'most expensive' tea grown in Chinese panda poo

Perry Slams Romney's Record at Bain Capital

1. Salt Lake City - GAYEST CITY?!?

National Geographic Photography Contest Winners 2011 (

Obama's chief of staff resigns (yet again), to be replaced by another shady Wall Street banker

Twin Cities Bishop to Priests: Toe the Line on Marriage or Keep Your Mouth Shut

Ugandan pastor treated in Israel after being attacked by Muslim extremists

America hits the brakes on health care spending

Who Is New White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew?

JibJab Bids Farewell to Last Year

Schools chief defends keeping accused Ala. teacher

An open letter to the people who hate Obama more than they love America

Coptic businessman on trial over cartoon

Former Fort Bragg soldier charged with trying to join Al-Qaida group

Righthaven complains about ‘scorched-earth’ efforts to enforce judgments

Wow, I almost forgot what patriotism really means....

Did Hell on Wheels blow your ever lovin' mind last night or what?

Is there a new invasion of sock-puppets?

Sen. Rand Paul: Civil Rights Act Was Overreach Because "I Can't Have A Cigar Bar Anymore"

My John Boehner article at Go Gonzo Journal

NJ Democrats Name Gay Marriage Bill as Top Priority

Another Victory for Gay Parents and Their Children

Senator Franken Releases New "Making It Better" Video

Hostess Brands Preparing for Chapter 11 Filing

Hmmm. It has crossed my mind that the Rs are kneecapping Willard

When will the GOPers quit with the Small Town Solutions for the Nation Works?? IT FUCKING DOESN'T

Framing the Bain Job Numbers...

Don't just think of Santorum as a frothy anti-abortion, anti-contraception, anti-sex religious bigot

I'll be your new host.

An interesting response by one of Santorum's daughters on CNN...

Meet the new Socialist on the block

Panetta admits Iran not developing nukes

Allen West Calls Upon Generals To Resign, Protest Obama Administration

STOCK MARKET WATCH - Tuesday, 10 January 2012

SOPA opposition not longer just for hippies and nerds

Try to not get disturbed. (No duct tape used in this vid)

Yey! Asian group welcome thread!


Christina-Taylor Green, 9-Year-Old Killed In Tucson Shooting, Lives On Through Her Foundation

what would it take to get OCCUPY and the tea party together?

Dems hope to portray Romney as Monty Burns—with better hair & a stronger jaw

Question for those brave enough to visit Freeperville:

Talking to Republicans about government is like talking to Frankenstein about fire..

MSNBC's Millionaire Heiress, Meghan McCain. Dumb at any price.


Native American roots trump in adoption battle over toddler

Japanese company buys stake in Hunt Oil's Eagle Ford shale holdings