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Archives: March 26, 2012

Ben Jealous' full remarks on the Trayvon Martin killing and "stand your ground"

Another bomb goes off in Wisconsin.

DU NCAA Pool standings, Final four edition..

Part Two of Frozen Planet just started n/t

March Maddess: The Final Four Financial Institutions

Protesting natives shut down Ecuador capital

Seriously, bragging about beating Montevallo?

Mad Men Retold in 7 Minutes

Anyone on fandalism?

NYT - Price of gas matters, but often doens't sway voters

Help defeat bat shit crazy Bachman!

Aoki-sama hits his first MLB home run!

James Cameron is at the Bottom of the World right NOW. 35,756 feet under the ocean!

RiteAid vs CVS - RiteAid wins

Lawyer claims Zimmerman tried to render aid to Trayvon, but witness says no CPR or aid was given

Dental Care Crisis

Labor history today: First “Poor People’s March” on DC, 146 dead NY Triangle Shirtwaist Factory,more

Caption this pic

Commentary: Right to Work = Rob the Workers

Balancing the budget on students' backs

Triangle blaze killed 147 young workers, locked in by their employer (March 25, 1911)

Bill Moyers Essay: The Dangerous Road of Wishful Thinking

Anonymous: Message to YouTube

Gideon Stein Looks Down His Nose From His Balcony

LA’s Westside Subway is Practically Ready for Construction, But Its Completion Could be 25 Years Off

NATO, Russia look headed for conflict

Former Goldman Employees Form Union in Japan

Very Funny Song Parody @ Kony Hysteria (to Bread's "If)"

How Steve Jobs cut in line for a liver transplant. Did Cheney do the same thing for his heart?

Atheist Group Wants 10 Commandments Removed From School!

perpetual motion bulldog

Bought some kidney beans from King Soopers, they have an expiration date of 30 July 2002

How Peak Oil Will Shatter Cities Like Merriam, Kansas

7.2 Magnitude Quake Strikes Central Chile

Denial of service bug during NDP vote yesterday. They have the two IP addresses where the denial

today in women's herstory

Vt. military college holding first gay pride week

Now Obama Wants To Build A $5 Billion Bullet Train From Las Vegas To Nowhere

quotes of the day

Nolabear worked customer svc. She doesn't see how people get stressed out at that job.

There's a litte-known reason why it's called purrRING-G-G-G-G-G-G!!!

WATCH: Santorum's Doomsday Video

For a while, Li'l Skittles fell into a crowd with a really REALLY bad attitude.

Even with his "pick-a-peck-o'-peppers" six-pack, Veganman just was NOT all that intimidating.

Even though MFM showed up as an amazing narwhal furry, the "cool" kids still thought he had cooties.

Word is that MFM is spending another quiet night enjoying his own company.

U.S. gasoline hits $3.93 a gallon: survey

Raisins and soy may ward off high blood pressure

What are/were you allergic to. Me bees as a kid. I sat on a hornet's nest when I was 14 and

Supposedly, elephants trekked to a house to mourn a human

I watched the 60 Minutes segment about a wrongful conviction

a biography of the day--gloria steinem

Doctors doubt favoritism in Cheney transplant

Working Like a Dog

Mad Men:

How about a C&B Bake-Off and/or Cook-Off?

Iran (is not the problem)

David Cameron faces rising pressure over Cruddas cash-for-access boast

Kitty Ruins Party

What's the weather like where YOU are? Have a look:

Santorum on the lips of every young Republican....

Who is the true heir to Ronald Reagan?

My nephew sent my sister a picture of him doing homework at college. His desk was on his front porch

Bruce Springsteen's "Wrecking Ball":

Lewis Black, Andy Borowitz, et al on BBC's News Quiz USA -- hilarious!

The Nightmare Of The European Auto Industry

I detest TRUMP yet "Celebrity Apprentice" here I am

The hand that doesn't feed

I've gone over to the dark side.

Must-Read Trenberth: How To Relate Climate Extremes to Climate Change

Brazil police hunt 'Gang of Blondes' kidnappers

Patrick seems to be deteriorating before my eyes.

Will Cain Takes On Don Lemon, LZ Granderson Over Racial Aspect Of Trayvon Martin Case

Arab Spring bleeds deeper into Africa

I just made chicken marsala for the first time

Zimmerman Friend "He Said Goon, Not Coon" A term of Endearment...

Santorum: Romney 'worst Republican' to face Obama

One Million Hijabs for Shaima Alawadi

Goat massage

Hoodie Sunday in support of Trayvon Martin at Black Churches in the Bay Area

From Elaine Clayton

Reuters: Man Lives to Tell of Florida 'Shoot First' Horror

Word Wars Alert

A friend of the family made lemon soufflé tonight for dinner. It is rich and lemony and yummy.

Rick Santorum says that Mitt is the "Worst republican in the country to go up against Obama". He's

In Seoul, Obama will say US can reduce its nuclear stockpile

Tinderbox: How the West Sparked the AIDS Epidemic and How the World Can Finally Overcome It

Dick Cheney's Heart Transplant Donor Revealed!

Arlen Specter: GOP Hurt 'Terribly' By Going After Women's Rights

Today I got upset with someone at work...was I in the wrong?

If you're honest, you'd realize that Trayvon Martin was an "All-Amercan Boy".

Puppy poop training.

When you were a kid, did you ever sneak into an R-rated movie in a theater

American Justice.

Geraldo in a hoodie

The Supreme Court as well as the appellate courts are a good reason to vote Democratic this fall.

A dilemma

I heard from KBlagburn today.

The play is over! I can get back to feeding my DU addiction again.

A Turbulence-Free Election in Senegal

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Monday, 26 March 2012

There is no federal control over increases in health insurance premiums

GOP meme. To deny racism exists. Gingrinch, Bachman and Santorum all

An article about the history of Gaddafi and the Touareg of Mali

Can anyone confirm that is trying to make you download something?

Polygamy, child brides and providing birth control. It's all the same.

Springsteen Plays 'American Skin (41 Shots)' at Tampa FL Concert

So . . . . the Penn State police were told in 1998 that Sandusky was a likely pedophile

The Shifting Strategies of Empire

Québec): Over 200,000 Demonstrate Against Tuition Fees Hike

Stag Party-The GOP’s woman problem is that it has a serious problem with women-By Frank Rich

Did anyone else see oblique Occupy references in Mad Men's premiere tonight?

Krugman: Trayvon Martin 'might finally place a spotlight on what ALEC is doing to our society'

"...apparently goon is a term of endearment in high school these days," he said.

Adult Bully assaults kid at skate park

James Cameron back on surface after deepest ocean dive (BBC)

Phil Lesh (Grateful Dead) and Friends at Terrapin Crossroads - LIVE webcast • Now

This is the essence of Santorum

Even if Trayvon Martin Did Beat Down George Zimmerman, He Shouldn't Have Been Shot

French is becoming a polysythetic language?!?!?!?

I just attended the Santa Rosa Film Festival screening of the new film "Who Bombed Judi Bari?

gopied this from

The Republican Budget, Explained

who is watching the decorah eagles tonight? is there a storm going on?

Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die.

Is the health care law constitutional? / Yes, it expands liberty!

TCM Schedule for Tuesday, March 27th: Robert Mitchum

Sorry to be the proverbial cat who was too curious, but I NEED to know if TOS was checked here.

Guatemala leader asks US to pay for drug seizures

TCM Schedule for Wednesday, March 28th: Star of the Month: Karl Malden

This is driving me nuts!

Insomniacs, check in!

Bill soon to allow more Indians to visit US

BWAHAHAHAHAAAAA! Santorum "used a profane word and accused the media of "distorting" his speech."

huge update for my shitty dial up - what is it and do I need it?

U.S. Plans No Charges Over Deadly Strike in Pakistan

Obama tells Iran time running out to end standoff

"Dick Cheney is a constant reminder that George W. Bush's greatest accomplishment...

Men dressed as ninjas rob medical marijuna dealer

NaPoWriMo 2012

Church decides to scare the shit out of kids...

Four crooked republicans lose their fat pensions...

Republican Double Standard: Target AARP, While NRA Gets a Pass

Do you like those "Air Delight" chocolate bars from Hershey?

In Health Care Case, Lawyers Train for 3-Day Marathon.

101-year old lady drives an 81 year-old car

$46,000 For Each Death...

Anyone watch the show "Eastbound & Down"?

Just remember it took them almost a month

Temperatures could rise by 3C by 2050, models suggest (BBC)

{Cassini} Probe to end mission in ring gap (BBC)

45-Foot Paper Airplane Flies Over Desert

Facts elusive in Texas voter ID fight

Gloat Free NBA Scores (Sunday, March 25)

the ultimate one percenter

I know the real reason Cheney got a new heart...

Senators ask feds to probe requests for passwords

Microsoft Censors Pirate Bay Links in Windows Live Messenger

Our Solar System

Need advice on selling vintage doorknobs

EU Carbon Tax: India Joins China In Boycott Of European Emissions Scheme

Gun Owners Of America Chief Defends George Zimmerman: Trayvon Martin was 'Assailiant'

What's for Dinner ~Monday March 26th

Okay, so a fellow DUER is giving me grief about my vote on this alert/jury

Stephen Henderson: Why isn't there more outrage when innocent kids die in Detroit?

For a laugh: Ninja Cats - Les Chats Ninjas

Victims of U.S. “Drug War” Mount as Media Yawns

Victims of U.S. “Drug War” Mount as Media Yawns

Looking for recipe: cornish game-hen in may wine.

Venezuela to pay nationalized US firms USD 420 mn

Venezuela to pay nationalized US firms USD 420 mn

Frank Rich: GOP’s woman problem is that it has a serious problem with women.

Favorite movie actor who has never recieved his due....

Brazil slavery unearthed

Brazil slavery unearthed

The Power of Prosecutors: Hiding evidence that would have exonerated a man who was convicted.

Brazil slavery unearthed

Egypt's 'Comedy Revolution' proves a hit

Why do people leave their garage doors open all day long?

Suspected Rogue Afghan Soldier Kills 2 NATO Soldiers

Caught On Tape: Top Fundraiser Explains Exactly How To Buy Access To The UK Prime Minister

Spain’s Ruling Party Disappointed in Regional Ballot

What if the health reform mandate dies?

Prosperity, not money

Out-of-state donations fuel McCaskill bid

Do you work because you want to... or because you have to??

As the Supreme Court hears the arguments on the Obama healthcare plan...

A desalination revolution that saves water and energy (could be major breakthrough)

Book tells Muslim men how to beat and control their wives

Mr. Santorum at a firing range while woman shouts, "Pretend it's Obama!"

Sanford PD police report on Martin shooting

Weird experience I had on the CNN comment threads this weekend

Court Opens Health-Care Debate With Law That Might Derail Case

Dick Cheney’s heart transplant rekindles age debate

This book changed me from being a "conservative" to a "liberal"....

Channel Tunnel Seen Winning Mail Bonanza

Zimmerman’s lawyer: ‘Stand your ground’ doesn’t apply in Trayvon Martin case

“Thanks for your service, Kiddo.”

Gingrich / Bachmann 2012? Mlle. Batshit "Defends Newt Gingrich's Trayvon Martin Comments"

Danziger toon- Death Money

Trayvon Martin Killing Lead Prosecutor Says George Zimmerman Could Walk

Show Me Your Skittles

Did anyone just see the Today Show?

How The Right Wing "ALEC" Teamed Up With The NRA To Get Copycat, "Stand Your Ground" Laws In 21

Chris Hedges: The Polite Conference Rooms Where Liberties Are Saved and Lost

Britain’s Tea Party Budget

Kittens in mittens on the moon, sniffing green cheese.

Culture Warriors vs. Sex for Pleasure: Why the Right Wing is Wrong When it Comes to Sex

English Defence League tries to rally European far right (in Denmark on March 31)

Marshall Brain: We are about to see a seismic shift in the American workforce

"I wonder how he (Cheney) eats while wearing Darth Vader's helmet?"

Bert Sugar Dead: Iconic Boxing Writer And Sports Historian Dies Of Cardiac Arrest

WTF: Mefloquine . . . . really?

I am *really* tempted to post this in the Help & Meta forum

A good pay phone is hard to find

What does "selective suspension" of any freedom mean to you?

The Ascendance of Elizabeth Warren

Out-of-state donations fuel McCaskill bid

Happy birfday, Jet!

As the SCOTUS reviews the "Affordable" Care Act

Strong majority backs Jerry Brown's tax-hike initiative (California)

The lead prosecutor in the Trayvon Martin case is a republican

Denmark aims to get 50% of all electricity from wind power

"Join the Party!" (Mrs. Betty Bowers)

Joe Madison just announced he's putting together National hoodie day april 10th

If you like to smile and cry in amazement, watch this clip.

Weird Morning Shmos music choice;


Cuomo Threatening to Privatize NY Infrastructure Investment

Mike Lupica: Pistol was the trigger: Trayvon Martin is just another notch for the gun lobby

“I know there are those who deride our vision, who say that ours is an impossible goal"

Church leaders speak out against Amendment One

It's Okay to vote against your own self interest.

Obama’s health law is proving successful

Florida Statute § 776.013

Romney Chalks Up Detail-Free Policies To Political Considerations (TPM)

Everybody Loves Rachel Maddow

How is Medicare or Social Security different from Affordable Care Act?

TDPS: Want an Abortion? Watch a Video of an Abortion, Says Bill

John Doe investigation documents name sheriff’s comm. director

Why wasn't cop wannabe Zimmerman a cop?

Nice message from Martin Sheen in the morning mail....

Dean Baker: Krugman Nails It! Problem Is Crony Capitalism, Not Free Market Fundamentalism

Bernanke: Job gains present economic 'puzzle'

Israel ends contact with UN Human Rights Council

In Afghan killings, victim No. 17 remains unknown

Man! Talk about being shot down.

Houston Dynamo Soccer player Colin Clark under fire for using a slur against a ball boy

(TX) Victoria Hospital Won't Hire Very Obese Workers

I know that they're not around… But, I must say that I'm a bit confused

Drumbeat from this weekend and today...

I love the movie "Marie Antoinette"

The Drumbeat from this weekend and today...

Trump Trashes Paul Ryan’s Budget: ‘Suicidal,’ ‘Big Mistake,’ ‘Dangerous Plan For Mitt Romney’

OMFG, Guys, Rick Said a Naughty Word

Wall Street's Huge Bet on Romney (92% of securities and investment industry donations

Biff stands his ground - by Tom Tomorrow

Toon-Good Ol' American Journalism

Richard Hanna, GOP Congressman, Tells Women To Give Their Money To Democrats

$1 Trillion plus for new fighter jets?

AFL-CIO to call on a Republican member of NLRB to step down (linked to Romney adviser)

Are The Line Savers At The Supreme Court Bldg Being Paid With Taxpayers Money?......

Champion Shaw Bears come home to welcoming rally

Mitt: one notable exception: voters making more than $200,000 per year.

Cash for Cameron: Eat, drink and be lobbied

$antorum (All Over Town) - Music Video

Is DOJ Still Upholding Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell?

E.J. Dionne Jr. - The right’s Etch a Sketch imperative

Wisconsin: We should be so proud of our Republican legislators, and their concern for women.

Toon - The Shooters

Legal experts: Court won't strike down 'Obamacare'

Santorum Blows A Gasket

The Price of Pleasure - Noam Chomsky on Pornography

Adam Savage at The Reason Rally

Breeders (To the lgbt community only)

Microsoft Raids Tackle Internet Crime

Court Opens Health-Care Debate With Law That Might Derail Case

I've got a question about printing calculators

"I Don't Trust This SCOTUS"

Weight loss and bariatric surgery:some questions

United Airlines... Punks!

Need help please increasing font size on main Lounge page on iPad. Problem solved. Thanks Quiet_Dem

today in women's herstory

Luckovich toon: How do we stop the Republican war drums?

quotes of the day

So this whole Dick Cheney has a Heart thing is throwing me off...

My lounge page is huge....

Primary Toys - a cartoon

Japan to Ease Regulations on Solar, Wind Power

Church leaders speak out against Amendment One (N. Carolina anti-gay marriage lesgislation)

Park Romney: Why he turned against the Mormon church (BBC)

how do you create a junk email account?

I will be @ ground zero in Lexington for the rest of the Tourney.

'Rock the Vote' video for 2012

Kenya oil discovery after Tullow Oil drilling (BBC)

Where did this 'bit of wisdom' come from?

Wisconsin: It's really not hard to tell when Scott Walker lies.

Vast Tracts in Paraguay Forest Being Replaced by Ranches

Books - Seeing and Believing - Experiences with evangelical congregations

Jack Kennedy Moments Before Making Lee Harvey Oswald Feel Threatened

Obama says he needs space.

Spring Training

Supreme court refuses tobacco firm appeal in smoker case

david sedaris -- Dentists Without Borders

Remington Arms Company threatens to pull plant out of New York in response to Bloomy-backed gun bill

if you think Cheney's wealth, influence, and connections had nothing to do with

Angus King (running for ME. senate seat) picks Democratic & Republican campaign aides

Wow, even Apple doesn't have an App that does that for you.......

GOP: Killing Vulnerable Americans With Kindness - Literally

The Reality Check We Can't Wait To See In November

An Open Letter to Geraldo Rivera: You did a disservice to all youth

Supreme court hears historic healthcare law

Here's a site with some really remarkable satirical propaganda art for the GOP Primary Candidates:

What is your cats' favorite cat litter?

Ontario's top court strikes down ban on brothels

The OccupyUSA Blog for Monday (March 26), With Frequent Updates

If SCOTUS reverses Obamacare law we would have to go back to "pre-existing conditions"

man, does this feel like 1996 or what?

Census: Maine most rural state in 2010 as urban centers grow nationwide

Another creepy ad from Herm Cain

Ontario’s top court legalizes brothels in bid to protect prostitutes

The Republican War on Astronauts (and Women)


I Don't Trust This SCOTUS

1st 5K this past weekend?

Just the Facts. Yes, All of Them.

Church Stages "Mock Kidnapping" of Youth Group

No need to worry; Michele Bachmann Will Sit In SCOTUS Chamber For Health Care Arguments

Obama’s health law is proving successful - By Juan Williams

Justices questioning briskly in health care case

Political Divas

Hungarian rows canoe across Atlantic Ocean


People trying to “save” you are intrusive, bullying, arrogant, and obnoxious.

Mangled Horses, Maimed Jockeys: Death and Disarray at America's Racetracks

"The Shooters" Identified

Sanford, FLA (Unafiliated) Neighborhood Watch News & Notes

Occupy the American Psychiatric Association (DSM-5 protests)

Media Matters: Not Just "Kill At Will": ALEC Helps The NRA Push Guns On Campus

Economists see higher taxes as way to cut deficit

"The Making of a ‘99% Spring’" ---- (Article mentions "Move, Labor Unions and OWS)

Doctors Rally Outside Supreme Court To Support Health Care Law

Mass. Health Care 5-Year Lobbying Topped $51M

TPM: National Poll: Obama Up Ten On Romney

Anti-Health Care Reform Protesters... (photos) - updated

Study Finds Female Condoms Are Cost-Effective For HIV Prevention

Michele Bachmann backs up Gingrich's disgusting Trayvon statement

What the Brotherhood did in Syria?

Many absolutely stunning and original bookcases and bookshlves:

A modest proposal: Shoot and kill someone, get a drug test

Pic Of The Moment: Romney Gets Foreign Policy Briefing

Here's a cool site that tracks premieres..

On Dick Cheney getting a heart transplant

Police: Zimmerman says Trayvon decked him with one blow then began hammering his head

A thought on the "witness" who said that Trayvon Martin attacked Zimmerman or instigated

Question on Republican Primary process

The C*******ls believers better not see this...

Police: Zimmerman says Trayvon decked him with one blow then began hammering his head(!!!)

rick santroum "Our 12-year-old will out reason Bill Maher" (Video)

When a Parking Lot Is So Much More

Here's why reliable contraception is a must..

Spelling bee champ out-spells Fox News reporter

Even if Zimmerman is chaged convicting him would be 'more difficult' according to prosecutor

Sanford, Florida (unaffiliated) Neighborhood Watch News and Notes

Former 'Survivor' contestant running for Indiana Governor (Libertarian)

New McDonald's CEO to get 26% raise

Hitler plugs shampoo in Turkey

Jungleland - The Lower Ninth Ward in New Orleans Gives New Meaning to ‘Urban Growth’

TYT: Trillion-Dollar Jet Wasting Your Tax $

500,000 more in Michigan to be eligible for Medicaid coverage

Cosmic Justice? - Climate Change May Eventually Bring Vampire Bats North to Texas

There's always one in the Sangha

ALEC Facebook Nixed My Post

Thom Hartmann: If you cause an oil spill in Brazil - you're a criminal

The NYT/CBS poll on the health care law offers interesting clues

Research monkey importer facing cruelty charges

Post-Traumatic Stress’s Surprisingly Positive Flip Sid

Israeli spies ‘step up missions into Iran seeking proof of nuclear plans’

How Much Was That Treatment?

California Medical Marijuana Numbers: Amount Of Patients With Pot Prescriptions Is Difficult To Gaug

Hilarity! FR response to Santorum dissing their hero Zimmerman. Under the bus you go, Sancto!

Blackwater’s Afghan HQ Is Really Called ‘Camp Integrity’

For first time since WWII, a Jew to reign over major German city

New Version of Stuxnet-Related Cyber Weapon Discovered

John Nichols: How ALEC Is Creating Florida-Style Messes In Other States

The Fascinating Buddhist Approach to Low Self-Esteem

Family Statement about Trayvon, marijuana, and his suspension:

GOP files suit to prevent Democratic candidate from claiming to be an astronaut.

Sunshine, on my shoulders..

Chris Hedges: The Polite Conference Rooms Where Liberties Are Saved and Lost

An interesting LTE in our local paper today.

German Gay Magazine VANGARDIST for the iPad:

Fifteen years ago I might have shared Obama's "vision of a world without nukes".

Stone-cold O.G. Rick "Ice Froth" Santorum defends "bullshit" remark: "We're mixing it up."

Trayvon Martin Shooter Told Cops Teenager Went For His Gun

GA Restaurant Apologizes For Chris Brown/Rihanna Black & Bleu Burger Special

Anyone using Fitbit?

Venice sinking five times faster than thought?

Kansas' Robinson unanimous All-American

I, for one, am glad they have labeled the PP&ACA as Obamacare.

Six Congressional Democrats who are members of ALEC

So now we're supposed to believe that Trayvon Martin was a drug using gangbanger

Miami Marlins' Monstrosity >>

Hot mike moment: Obama overheard telling Medvedev he needs 'space' on missile defense

Even Kittehs are anxious about the fate of Health Care

"At this point, I would take 50 years of Obama if it meant no Santorum...what a freakin tool."

President Obama's Gallup approval rating amongst liberal Democrats for March 19th-25th is 83%.

Calling Michele Bachmann and Rick Perry!!!

ALEC Statement on Trayvon's Murder

Woman breaks nose on Apple store, sues for $1M

Dem senators push for social-media privacy

Israel cuts ties with UN human rights body

New Evidence Reveals George Zimmerman was the one Shot and Killed...

I taught Trayvon.....

RW logic: Kids should NOT be taught by parents and law enforcement to scream, punch, kick at adult

Romney never lifted a finger on nukes, but bashes President overseas on nuclear summit

Rick Santorum says cursing at reporter shows he's 'real Republican' (LATimes)

Obama says to suspend trade benefits for Argentina

Rodent Ranching, I duz it..

Zimmerman's pal Joe Oliver on Good Morning America: "In many ways George has lost his life too"

DU Album of the Day: "There Goes Rhymin' Simon" Paul Simon

Your body, Your decisions -This means you, moms!

Third NATO service member killed in alleged "green on blue" attack

Burdens and Hoodies

Tejano Monument dedication set for Thursday

And then there was one ( 53/54s of Japan's nuclear capacity offline)

Trayvon Martin: What RFK Said

STOP ASSAILING GERALDO! Rivera: "It hurts to be assailed-but anger doesn't change reality..."

Planet Venus Visible in Daytime Sky Today: How to See It (

Afghan Massacre: The Coming Sanity Board

MFM broke DU!

An Unfortunate T-Shirt Hits Florida Streets In Wake Of Trayvon Martin Killing

Designer clothes for black males

What Atheists Fail to Understand (NSFW!)

My son goes to NASCAR races, and really roughs it

It’s Not About the Law, Stupid

Is there no minimum-post requirement to be on a jury? Shouldn't there be?

Right wing websites with anonymous sources slander Trayvon Martin

NASA ATREX Launch - will try again tonight!

Syrian Activists Say U.S. Journalist Is No Spy (Nir Rosen)

What can you tell me about Governor Susana Martinez of New Mexico?

A123 replacing battery that failed Fisker Karma during testing

The GOP fear mongering and scapegoating has done more to damage this

CrossTalk: Kony 2012 Propaganda

Rush Pigboy Limpballs just said that people who are boycotting

I'm tired of being human.

Now this is what I call a man with confidence

Not understanding the rules, LynneSin was disqualified from her first wet T-shirt contest.

Pakistan lawmakers to debate end to U.S. drone strikes

Where do you keep the bread?

Club for Growth Makes "Substantial" anti-Lugar Ad Buy In Indiana GOP Senate Primary

Obama "gaffes," idiots point fingers, business as usual.

Protests Against Indefinite-Detention Law Roll in from Across Nation

Trayvon parents: Son disrespected even in death

Can the Reason Rally resonate in this most religious of democracies?

Debating assassinations on “Real Time”

Racist 'Hunger Games' Fans disappointed that Black Characters are casted with Black Actors

Obama takes Bush’s secrecy games one step further

Another bizarre "Sick of Stimulus" ad from Herman Cain's CainConnections...

I'm detecting that the media is beginning to change the Trayvon Martin case narrative

'North Korea sat launch perfect for US nuke fear factory'

Is there a proper word to use for non-LGBT folks that is universally not offensive?

My son, the straight boy

Diet Tonic Water Sucks and should be considered a sin in The Guide to Bartenders.

Radiation fears haunt Japanese food shoppers

Health professionals and patients join healthcare law supporters at the Supreme Court - pics

FTC Proposes Online Privacy Framework

What's the Capacity factor of Japans nuclear power plants?

The Goldman Sachs Muppets song: Client or Muppet? - Felix TV

George Zimmerman was NOT a uniformed law enforcement officer

"Dear Conservatives, taste the f*cking rainbow"

If SCOTUS overturns HCR--Obama is in good company with FDR

"Pro-Life Wisconsin" opposes all forms of birth control

President Obama meets with other world leaders in South Korea - pics

Regarding the use of certain words.

Request: I have a blog called

Do YOU support the concept of the "Neighborhood Watch"?

How the hell can this new "witness" claim that he saw

Holy shit. Jurors prove the point while they hide it.

Save America from both the Kochs and Cato

Murdoch firm used hacker site to target pay-TV rival

Ricky is open to being Mitten's running mate

Are pharmacists lying to teenagers [seeking the morning-after pill]?

Wanna Go to Netroots Nation?

Trump's Sons Under Investigation for African Hunting Trip

Several lawyers on MSNBC today

In the end, the challenge to “Obamacare” is not conservative at all; it’s radically libertarian

Really? - A Majority Of Americans Disagree With The Affordable Care Act?......

News reports from Orlando are saying that someone on one of the committees

When conservatives start trumpeting the "Most Americans want the ACA overturned" polls...

Thom Hartmann: Conversations w/Great Minds - David Rothkopf - Power, Inc P1

Obama administration to J Street: Peace is 'long-term interest' of Israel, Palestinians and world

Thom Hartmann: Conversations w/Great Minds - David Rothkopf - Power, Inc P2

Fake Jerry Jones: "We are moving from a team that is Romo friendly to a team that is...

Heads up! Timothy Olyfans...

NHK: Just 60cm of water in Fukushima reactor

Law constrains power - that's why the U.S. wants it ...

Microsoft censoring Windows Live Messenger chats for copyright infringement

Santorum swears at reporter

We're so Exceptional - Michael Ignatieff: New York Review of Books

"The Couple"=one of the best WWII movies I've seen in a while

Jimmy Carter Leaves Church Over Treatment of Women

I wonder what side folks here were on 22 years ago

Revenues as % of GDP

Court upholds limits on religious messages in schools

Breaking news: Dominique Strauss-Kahn charged over alleged links to prostitution ring in France

Greece Hospitals and Universities bank accounts confiscated by Greece Government

Romney: Yes, I’ll eliminate whole departments, but I won’t tell you which ones

SB 88 What ALEC did to New Hampshire (Stand Your Ground)

SB 88 What ALEC did to New Hampshire (Stand Your Ground)

Could Zimmerman be nailed with the felony murder rule?

Has Clarence Thomas Recused himself from the

Here and now. Once and for all. The best soup and sammie combo?

Are you seeing more than the ususal amount of people wearing hoodies?

Is Jury service working?

I would like to apologize.

Today before school, my twelve year old...

Will the Supremes fuck up another election

Mitt Romney: Russia ‘Number One Geopolitical Foe’ Of U.S.

Papantonio: Tea Party Rushes To Defend Trayvon Martin Killer

when is Merc RX over????

Have you mean lgbts been abusing the dominant society?

I'm not sure I've seen a dumber person than Jenny-Beth just on Tweety's show

Strauss-Kahn charged over prostitution ring

This idea that the Administration botched the Health Care issue because of the way

Need some help with WinXP dvd codecs/decoder.

The Goldman Sachs-y group behind the London Olympics is making torchbearers buy their own torches

What the fuck is up with Mark Halperin

2 former Walker spokespersons' records subpoenaed, court file says

Gloria Steinem for Obama 2012

The media is twisting the story so now Trayvon Martin had burglar tools..

Rev. Jesse Jackson Denounces New Black Panther Bounty On George Zimmerman

Help Create a Punchline for this Joke..

An idea, feel free to shoot it down

Donald Sadoway: The missing link to renewable energy

Zimmerman's friend is on Hardball

possible link between narcolepsy and swine flu vaccine Pandemrix

"Stand Your Ground" is nothing more than Legalized Lynching.

DU is going bonkers for me. I can hardly do any thing then I get this.

Americans Still Favor Nuclear Power a Year After Fukushima (Gallup)

"TV's Frank" Conniff: "After Breitbart's death, Cheney had to survive...

‘Act Like a Thug, Die Like One’ -New Orleans Police Officer

Random Questions about the Republican Assault on PPACA:

US World Bank nominee under fire over book

Coon or goon as an endearment? Seriously? WTF!

Did John Roberts Throw A Wrench In Major Argument Against ‘Obamacare’?

10 Things to Thank Feminists for (and 10 Things We Still Need to Work on)

Trayvon's mom and dad are on Al Sharpton now n/t


“Dr Kim would be the first World Bank president ever who seems to be anti-growth..”

Local government, London Mayoral & London Assembly elections 3rd May

Opposition to Obamacare has little legal grounds to stand on, only political & that doesn't count

Dominique Strauss-Kahn faces vice ring charges (BBC)

Herman Cain still finds animal cruelty to be amusing (warning: fake video cruelty)

Catholic Bishops Lose a Big Battle Over Contraception

Roberts Tips His Hand? Chief Justice’s Unexpected ‘Obamacare’ Reasoning

In Trayvon Martin’s death, consider race and privilege

In Trayvon Martin’s death, consider race and privilege

It's not just Fukushima: mass disaster evacuations challenge planners

Say it's all true...

MRN: Rick Santorum Calls Mitt Romney Out

84 degrees in Houston. I'd say summer's started.

Federal Judge orders Connecticut hotel to rehire staff that supported union

Something Very Special on 'The Big Bang Theory' this week...

U.S. Customs Will Recognize Same-Sex Families At Borders

Arizona Governor signs pro-gun hunting bill

A Corrupt Police Force may be just the thing the 1% wants and needs...

Sen. Orie guilty on 14/24 counts

Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka On Ethical Violations by NLRB Member Terence Flynn


Reminder: Florida self defense law does not extend to the aggressor in an incident.

Customs rule change would expand definition of family to include partners in long-term relationships

Kelly O'Donnell (MSNBC) reported there were more people demonstrating FOR the ACA than against it!

Zimmerman: Trayvon tried to take my gun...

Remember Yoshihiro Hattori? 16yo Japanese boy murdered in Louisiana

It's called Diplomacy

Support in U.S. for Afghan War Drops Sharply, Poll Finds

THIS is what the 1% does NOT want to see this Spring & Summer.

The K Chronicles comic on "The Tale of two Viral Emails" made me cry

Michelle Obama & school children at the 4th annual White House Kitchen Garden spring planting - pics

Kohler pulls Limbaugh ads

Pedophile Catholic Priest Pleads Guilty: Diocese Knew About Me And Did Nothing

When presidents meet a 'hot mic'

Limbaugh Apologises to Sandra Fluke..

AG Candidate Murphy Promises to Put Environmental Criminals in Jail vs3,300 crimes and no one jailed

Next up at U.S. Supreme Court: Number of angels on pinhead.

So Trayvon Martin smoked pot?! So what...

Former U.S. Rep. Jefferson loses appeal on bribery convictions

Does anyone have a link to watch Current TV online?

Anyone have any good ideas for watercress?

Limbaugh Advertiser: Coordinated Effort To Ruin My Company Is ‘Internal American Terrorism'

LOOK at this HealthCare Bill poll (screenshot):

TYT: Why Are Americans Ignoring Finland's Revolutionary Education System?

Tunisia's Islamist Ennahda edges away from Sharia

Been having some fun with this DIY demotivational poster site.

Why organ donation is an absolute good...

Help Jump-Start Boehner-Stalled Bipartisan Highway Bill

Indian tribe worries pipeline will disturb graves

NRA and GOP Utopia: Dismantle Government and Take Law into Your Hands thru 'Stand Your Ground Laws'

Lawyers Opposing Obamacare Cite Kids-With-Pre-Existing-Conditions-Can-Go-Fuck-Themselves Clause

I just read this story. Imagine if this were your father. How would you, as a kid, feel?

Coalition Deliveries Pie to Legislators With List of Ways to Make It Bigger by Closing Loopholes

Landmark sexual-abuse trial: Monsignor called 'keeper of secrets

Oh my-Murdoch's News Corp employed computer hacking to undermine the chief TV rival In Britain

What Everyone Needs To Know About The Smear Campaign Against Trayvon Martin (1995-2012)

Court dismisses Kerrey (D-NE) residency challenge

There are just no words for this

Suggestion for the UI for the Rec feature

If this doesn’t describe out of touch with Americans I don’t know what does.

Ok let's try to make this into something productive....

S.F. slayings suspect avoided deportation in 2006

How does YOUR resume stack up against these?

Ex-money processor for big 3 poker companies pleads guilty in NY online poker prosecution case

Does DU need a legal support forum for bloggers?

Think the CONservatives are worried about their aging demos? New free magazine "Conservative Teen."

Trayvon Martin Smear on KHOW radio

Birth Control Access Boosts Women's Wages, Study Finds

Behind the Curtain of Charter Schools (lecture by Michelle Fine at CUNY)

Need Slogan Help concerning the recent attack on Womens Rights, thanks!

Your moment of zen - cats

YouTube temporarily shuts down rabbit-shooting Herman Cain ad - video

If Zimmerman walks, would blacks in FL be justified in considering themselves threatened by his mere

Summerfest this year is going to RAWK!!!

Record number of "friend of the court" briefs filed with SC in ACA case. Here's the list:

Adam Savage's Speech at the Reason Rally in DC.

The smear campaign against Trayvon Martin - ThinkProgress has a good synopsis

Summertime - Janis Joplin & Jimi hendrix.

I lost my father very suddenly today.