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Archives: April 24, 2012

I have a structured settlement and I NEED cash NOW!

Obama only trails Romney by 2 in Arizona...

Medicare to Save $200 Billion Through 2016

SLASH AND BURN: Detroit Budget: Mayor Dave Bing's Plan Cuts 2,500 Jobs, $250 Million

Philippines says China claims to South China Sea threaten neighbors

Some ideas/direction sought on a piece on privatization I'm working on...

Nuns are standing up to the Vatican


Mark OMara just had the nerve to say that he "had no idea" that the family didn;t want to hear an

Reality check

Can we talk?

Multiple Choice Mitt Gets His Response From Three Dog Night

First There Was Dennis Miller, Then Victoria Jackson,Now SNL's Jon Lovitz Joins the Anti Obama Party

Michaels Stores C.E.O. Connected to Wal-Mart Bribery Case

Personal Ad for MFM.

Obama is leading by double digits on Young, Latino, blacks, Women but is tied with RMoney?

Here is da church....

Seriously what is this communist bullshit about

Lindsay Lohan as Elizabeth Taylor?

"50% of the kids coming out of college can't find a job" because Bain GANKED the hiring companies

K&R If You Love Help and Meta

Expand RCMP sexual harassment hearings, Liberals urge

Robert Reich just went off on Billo on Big Ed's show!


Michael Ignatieff warns Canadian unity at risk

Romney: You can't trust him!

RNC Spokeswoman: Republican Economic Platform Will Be The Bush Program, ‘Just Updated’

Five myths about female voters

I'd Marry You (Marriage Equality Song) by Ashley Jo Farmer

I'd Marry You (Marriage Equality Song) by Ashley Jo Farmer

The Duracell bunny keep going and going until Proctor and Gamble pulls the plug on ALEC

Congrats to JonLP24 who has dutifully recorded and bookmarked all of the insanity here

Mother of tortured U.S. citizen appeals case to Supreme Court

So, Scott Walker is down to bashing Illinois to get votes? On "Ed Show" now.

Oh, Joe LIEBERMAN, you big TEASE. I can GUESS who you'll vote for in the privacy of your booth.

Governor Rick Scott Vetoes Funds For Rape Crisis Centers During Sexual Assault Awareness Month

How Did Mitt Romney Get So Obscenely Rich? Robert Reich Explains

Why men shouldn't write advice columns:

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! On Thin Ice & a new kitty gif

Moving to Arkansas from San Francisco. . .

When it rains, it pours...

Church builds new place of worship out of former strip club


Gotta love photo-shop...

Why the IRS should revoke Alec's charitable status

Rescued sea otter arrives at Pittsburgh Zoo!

Free CDs for DUers

(CA) Death penalty initiative qualifies for fall ballot

Sick of GOP Gov ads on STL TV

'Remembrance without resolve is a hollow gesture. Awareness without action changes nothing'

This is so cool. I used to work in a campus book store. I bought about four bags of books at a sale

CSI Wall Street: The Economy Killer

Obama maintains lead over Romney in Granite State

Will the firingof Penn JILETTE in 2012 mean the end of our universe by TRUMP?!1 n/t

Live a good life......

Oy, the paranoia over domestic drones is getting ridiculous.

Fewer Houstonians Striving To Own ‘That House In The Suburbs’

Looks like Ryan Braun just got a "LEAVE IT ALONE and said: No explanation given"

Conservative's Conflict of Interest

Changes to school History Books in Texas. No more Thomas Jefferson.

Questions for divorced men.

How to comfort a grammar nazi:

Jon Lovitz yells at Obama about taxes

Cows, Pigs, Chickens Have Drug Problem Congress Can Fix

Earthquakes along San Andres fault could be more powerful than what scientists thought possible.

I always try to fit in when communing with nature.

Hubby and I went to the show tonight. Him being a guy and all, we went to see

I've had this old Looney Tunes song on my brain all day.

Software Engineers Will Work One Day for English Majors

Productivity, The Miracle of Compound Interest and Poverty

Little Skittles had no choice but to learn to defend herself.

Cool Yo-Yo trick

76 arrested in Capitol protest over Medicaid cuts (including ER's Noah Wyle)

Warning!! Danger!!! Do not open this thread!!!!

(White House crasher) Former 'Real Husband' Salahi Sued by Virginia AG

Ladies! THE reason you should accept Christ Jesus as your lord and personal savior:

Russian Stock Market Has Suspended Trading

XPost from LBN Russian Stock Market has suspended trading.

Honey Bees Bounce Back In Nebraska, Iowa

Call for Growth Rises to Counter German Push for Austerity

President Obama remembers gay victims of the Holocaust

Democrats plan to force vote on Arizona immigration law if it’s upheld by court

Telegraph chairman told David Cameron to call editor every day (UK media inquiry)

Former 'ER' star Noah Wyle arrested

Ad against North Carolina’s Amendment One

(California Public Employees' Retirement System) Ex-Calpers chief accused of fraud

Republican Meteorologist: Climate Change Has Nothing To Do With Al Gore

Senate to vote on array of Postal Service overhaul proposals

In North Carolina, more evidence of Obama’s delicate approach to gay rights

Let's drop the pretenses and boil this forum down, eh?

Defense Department Plans New Intelligence Gathering Service

Caught the tail end of Rubio clip on Last Word

That's it, I'm changing my religion! All hail The Picard!

Apple: why doesn't it employ more US workers?

Missouri GOP Senate Candidate ‘Not Sure’ What The Violence Against Women Act Is

Will you help Senator Sanders expose the Koch Echo Chamber?

Mitt Romney & Rudy Giuliani: A match made in heaven...

Caption this Romney/Giuliani pic

Report: Fox News To Correct Erroneous Obama Quote

Please Share the Image That Made Walker Supporters’ Heads Explode

Hold on, is R-money saying he is reviewing the Veep candidates' TAX RETURNS?

Shell's wildly inaccurate reporting of Niger Delta oil spill exposed (more than 60 times the volume)

This really, really, really sucks from Intrade

Georgia School Has 6-Year Old Arrested

How can Obama lose on the issues?

It's a PC majority for Alberta!

NO concrete, just grass?

Newt Gingrich Hints He May End Campaign

Grayson wins $852,000 in stock case

Dear Admins - please help!

Meet Roosevelt—The Border Collie

U.S. Suspends Controversial Outsourcing Training Program

Ana Marie Cox on Larry O'Donnel

So everyone agrees that Bruce Springsteen is a folk singer/artist?

The Operator -- What does the 2012 campaign’s biggest donor really want?

(White) Man Beaten By Mob, In Critical Condition "Justice for Trayvon"

We rag on newspapers (no pun intended), but this took courage, and gives me hope...

Toons: Dog Meat, The French Elections, Drone Wars and More. - 4/23/2012

TCM Schedule for Thursday, April 26 -- What's On Tonight: Yul Brynner

Letterman has a new "series" Mitt Romney man of the people

They're outsourcing the Tea Party (Japan's "Happiness Realization Party")

Does Exxon Mobile pay any taxes?


Jon Stewart Pokes Fun At Republicans’ Refusal To Compete In Mitt Romney’s Veepstakes

Liberty U's choice of Romney as commencement speaker leads to angry student response


Guardian: Sudan and South Sudan close to war

k-r if you think colbert is funnier than stewart

GOP threatened with eviction at St. Paul headquarters

The ED Show - Mitt Romney's War on the Poor

Presidential Proclamation -- National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, 2012

Google does it again with a very cool doodle...

Statement by President Obama on Dept of Defense Initiatives to Combat Sexual Assault in the Military

Crap Pants Fever - Nugent Earned Fort Knox Snub

Planned Parenthood Worried It's The Target Of New Undercover Sting

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Tuesday, 24 April 2012

He's had pancakes, he's had cheesy grits 'n' biscuits, he's had cookies...what should Mitt eat next?

If Santorum wins Pennsylvania tomorrow,

Guess who's running for Senate? (From the official California voter's guide)

How Ancient Viruses Invaded Our Genomes --New Clues Discovered

Study: Sunday Talk Shows Have Conservative, White, Male Skew

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Founder/editor of World Nut Daily: "HERE'S HOW TO ENSURE OBAMA DEFEAT" ***birther alert***

Synthetic DNA Created, Evolves on Its Own

Californians will be able to vote on and end the death penalty initiative in November?

An Invitation

Polling firm finds evidence non-Conservative voters were targeted in Canadian robo-call scandal

Did anyone see the guest on Colbert just now?

What the heck did Ann Romney mean when she said this?

Aw jeez. Laurie Anderson's "O Superman" is being used in a smart phone commercial.

Thou shalt not...

Ann Romney defends her role as one of the most privileged women in America

Thom Hartmann (4/20): Is Ahmadinejad funding the Romney campaign?

Fucking World Bank again!

ALEC morphing to National Center for Public Policy.

Steve Doocy's upcoming statement (tuesday morning) Place your bets

I think Allen West is heading for a full nervous breakdown/meltdown.

Gloat Free NBA Scores (Monday, April 23)

Gloat Free Baseball Scores (Monday, April 23)

Socialism viewed positively by 53% of U.S. Democrats

Veteran Survives 3 Tours Of Duty But He’s Gunned Down In Lancaster [CA]

So should the kid on the bottom have blown the kid on top away (video)

Republican legislature votes for more dangerous fireworks to be sold in MN

Colombian union leaders receive death threats from paramilitaries .

GASP! A conservative talk radio show discussed HEALTHY EATING? in FRANCE?

Colombian union leaders receive death threats from paramilitaries .

If you don't have tissues handy do NOT read this story!

Creator of popular comic strip tackles gay rights

GSA probe focuses on conference contractor

Eliza Dushku had a crush on Mitt Romney, but she won't be campaigning for him...

Just so everyone can see the differences between people, I present this graphic...

This is personal.

Sexy Frisbee: Fred Karger campaign clip

Panetta tours Colombian military training center; US can share lessons from Afghanistan

Panetta tours Colombian military training center; US can share lessons from Afghanistan

Mexico: questions surround deaths in Michoacán logging dispute

I'm not sure what I'll enjoy more...

After bribery report, Walmart defends integrity

More gun fail

Westboro Baptist Church Humiliated in Vegas - Very funny

Yes it can.......get worse.

Exclusive - China firm boasts about missile-linked North Korea sale - envoys

Changes to gun laws

Pentagon spies get new service, stepped up mission

Cats in Space


can a DUer point to the thread about Ike's election pledges ?

Newham Council accused of 'social cleansing' of tenants

As ALEC backs out a new group helps funnel the money for voter suppression

If Bush and Cheney had killed Bin Laden

Colbert has a good one on Steve Doocey's Obama's Silver Spoon comment

Noooooooooooooooo not another Bush

It's SNOWING in N.W. Pa.!

Liberty's choice of Romney leads to angry student response

Measure that would end death penalty in California qualifies for ballot

The Fetish of National Security: How America's Worst Crimes Are Perpetrated and Excused

Post your favorite song about someone who played some dirty basketball

53% of Recent College Grads Are Jobless or Underemployed—How?

Leveson Inquiry: James Murdoch 'stands by' email testimony

Wind Damages Country’s Highest Astronomical Observatory

Andrew Young Complicates John Edwards Trial By Contacting Other Witnesses

Returning soldiers have more car crashes: study

A Short History of Modern Taxation in 4 Acts

Aww I found a baby picture of Anderson Cooper taken while he was sleeping.

Gettin' there,

Judge orders back pay, rehires for fired Jimmy John's organizers

Hush Money: Is Scott Walker Providing Aid to WisGOP Cronies Charged With Crimes?

"Politics Is at the Root of the Problem" by Joseph Stiglitz


Noam Chomsky on America's Declining Empire, Occupy and the Arab Spring

Former TSA head, Kip Hawley, was just on CBS Morning calling for a complete revamp

Neighbors in Newton County, Ga. case are now in jail and have been charged.

Neighbors in Newton County, Ga. case are now in jail

Arkansas gets rid of one prick, hires another. John L Smith

Is this cat a GOP donor?


I've got a bunch of Jupiter stuff going right now. Any insights from you all?

Bat Cats back at No. 1 in Collegiate Baseball poll

Hush money?? Is Walker providing aid to WISGOP cronies charged with crimes??

Defiant D'Arcy in row with Catholic hierarchy (Ireland)

Defiant D'Arcy in row with Catholic hierarchy (Ireland)

CBSMoneyWatch (via Yahoo): Jailed for $280: The Return of Debtors' Prisons

It’s Official: Lindsay Lohan Will Portray Elizabeth Taylor In Lifetime’s ‘Liz & Dick’

Romney's other dog scandal

James Lovelock Finally Walks Back His Absurd Doomism, But He Still Doesn’t Follow Climate Science

Quantum Rainbow Photon Gun Unveiled

How to combat citizens united

Camera traps capture new Scottish wildcat sites in the Cairngorms

The ACORN-ing of Planned Parenthood continues

UPDATE 1-China's Hu calls for Sudans to exercise restraint

Cryosat mission's new views of polar ice

Venezuela's Chavez calls home to squash death rumors

What's going on with the Border Patrol? (DoJ drags its feet investigating border killings)

UK report: China fight against climate change

What will the police in Newton County be charged with for arresting the couple? nt

Turkey says Israel not welcome at NATO summit

Ex-Prime Minister of Iceland Convicted on Charge Related to Financial Crisis

Slowpoke TOON-Take and Give

Tuesday Toon Roundup 1- Mittens loves France!

psst, hey google, um, I think your, um, zipper is down and your doodle is showing.

The Chris Christie of Meows or 'Fat Cats'!!!

Noam Chomsky on Social Progress, pts. I & II

The brain: a user's guide

NYT: French Far Right a Challenge for Europe and Sarkozy

Muslims in Europe dogged by bias, Amnesty says

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

Tuesday Toon Roundup 2- Bribes, Death and Evolution

Tuesday Toon Roundup 3-The Rest

Cancer link claimed in ovary fertility drugs

Reich: Why Anyone Should Care that Bill O’Reilly Calls Me A Communist (It's a sign of the times.)

At CPUSA conference, delegates look to the future

Shell Nigeria oil spill '60 times bigger than it claimed'

Juan Cole: Top 5 Stories from the Arab Revolutions Today

Report: Mitt Romney Even Flip-Flopped on Missionary Position

Pentagon sets up new spy agency to eavesdrop on a changing world

Phila. Schools Deficit is up to $218 million for the coming year; 40 public schools may be closed

Bradley Manning lawyer says case 'mishandled' as hearings continue

Michael Moore and Susan Sarandon talk politics at Tribeca

New Fashion Wrinkle: Stylishly Hiding the Gun

GMO labeling made the November ballot!!! n/t

Hugh Hefner accuses GOP of waging war on sex

Peak oil review - April 23

PPP Poll: Floridians feelings about Treyvon Martin shooting/ Zimmerman guilt

Higher Education

Peak oil review - April 23

Congressman, LGBT leaders press Navy for a ship to be named USS Harvey Milk

PA. Cyber Charter School had laid off all of their teachers, while still collecting tax dollars

Environmental heroes can inspire economic reformers

NYT: The Far Right and Europe’s Open Borders

[EEOC] Ruling Protects Transgender Individuals From Workplace Discrimination

Withdrawing from the global village

Va. couple accidentally shot at gun safety class

Planetary Resources live stream at 10:30 AM PDT April 24 (Today)

Don't be naive on climate change, Norway’s former PM cautions Canada

Occupy, the 99% Spring, and the New Age of Direct Action

Exclusive: North Korea's nuclear test ready "soon"

Can Changing the Law Save the Planet?

Gorbachev, in Chicago, on Obama: ‘I will support him’

MRSA Gene that Enhances Superbug's Virulence Is On the Rise

Arizona House votes to demand return of federally owned lands

Tell the USDA to Keep Agent Orange Corn Off Your Plate

Poll: Obama/Romney race a toss-up in Arizona

Oakland police change crowd control policies after Occupy

This is quality advertising

10 Things We’ve Learned About the Earth Since Last Earth Day

New Hampshire poll: Obama leads Romney 51-42

‘I think I witnessed someone being murdered’

Why UAVs and Other Drones Won't be Used Frequently

Ann Romney: ‘I Love The Fact That There Are Women Out There Who Don’t Have A Choice’ And...

UK report: China fight against climate change ("emissions trading plans are remarkable...")

China sets up a rare earth association to spur healthy development of the industry

Romney Hints At Radical Health Care Reform Plan To Replace ‘Obamacare’

What School Lunches Look Like In 20 Countries Around The World

Ashes from Sewer Sludge with 16,670 Bq/kg Cesium Dumped

Scott Walker: GOP rock star

The Jesus Budget

Health Care Police State!

Texas couple awarded $13 million in Web defamation case

Anyone notice the "Democrat" who is running against Casey?

Reich challenges O’Reilly to debate - “person-to-person, like a man-But he doesn’t have the guts"

Cheney now says he has emotions, I hope one is guilt.

Carter warns against war with Iran


Archdiocese Ruling Prevents Pa. Student From Attending Her Jr. Prom Solo

New poll: Support for consititutional marriage amendment slipping

Pictures of Your Dick - Rachel Bloom

Our President Strikes Heisman Pose

Graphs: How regressive is the US tax system? & Income tax rates over time by income group.

Israel legalizes 3 West Bank settler outposts, seeks to defer demolition of 4th

This Lady Isn't Even Trying To Make Paul Ryan Look Dumb

"I Was a Truther... What Brought Me Back to Reality?"

2fer: GEITHNER's father-in-law blurts G stepping down after election. Bonus: COLBERT slays DOOCY

crossed posted from Politics re Amendment 1

Watch Romney's Percentages Tonight

Remember the 'ban' on earmarks?

Taxpayer-Funded Crisis Pregnancy Centers Using Religion To Oppose Abortion

Zach Walls on LATE SHOW with David Letterman

Asteroid mining will reduce the cost of everything

Climate Change Biggest Factor In Corn Price Increases

Kids clowning for the camera in Darjeeling.

Herman Cain Web Ads: Rabbit, Chicken, The Response! Tooned!

I'm a liberal. I eat at Applebee's

Hubby is working the polls for the Republican primary today...

No wonder nothing is getting done...

As governor, Rick Scott still a work progress

Ukraine's jailed ex-PM Tymoshenko 'on hunger strike'

So Geithner said that Social Security trust fund will run out by 2033.

If you are in the NYC area

Yum! Peanut butter cookies!

Mubarak's ex-premier barred from presidential race

KU student arrested for having gun in a scholarship hall

Nauseatingly conservative former Miss America wants to run for Congress.

It's too soon for Marco Rubio as vice presidential candidate

just your typical "stay-at-mansion" mom

TDPS: Pastor says it's okay to beat the gay out of your kid

Why does Wall Street dislike Obama so much? (strong market, but he hasn't "fixed things".)

Fears of extremism taking hold in Syria as violence continues

Father Of -OBAMACARE- On Verge Of Officially Becoming - The PRESUMPTIVE REPUBLICAN NOMINEE

Cispa cybersecurity bill opposed by Obama administration

Citizens for Sensible Law Enforcement.

I have to buy an electric lawn mower. Home Depot is the nearest source.

Hugh Hefner: ‘Repressed conservatives’ waging ‘war against sex’

Meanwhile, in Ireland...

Meanwhile, in Taiwan...

Columnist explains why it is important to start the process soon if someone needs a photo ID to vote

Read this just for the reviews

My my my ...

Democrats: Obama Has Dicked Us Around For Four Years, Now It's Our Turn

21,090,766 and a couple of other numbers you really need to have on the tip of your tongue.

"Arlington" -- song based on true story of mother driving to grave of son killed in Iraq

US News/MSNBC: For John Edwards, an Unexpected Opening

I am sad for a time when one must know a man's race before his work can be approved or disapproved.

Bradley Manning presses for dismissal of charges

PHOTO: Obama strikes Heisman pose for Air Force

Worst casting ever for a movie - Danny DeVito in "Man on the Moon"

Do you wake your dog up when he/she is dreaming?

DU Album of the Day: "Superman" Barbra Streisand

Dangerous booby traps found on popular Utah trail

Barack is my dude!

Ann Romney: ‘I Love The Fact That There Are Women Out There Who Don’t Have A Choice’

Leveson inquiry: Hunt accused of giving News Corp special access over BSkyB bid

Can we talk Medicare and nursing homes?

Barack Obama holds a wide lead over Mitt Romney among younger voters

Breaking ABC Radio news...

Fake Turd

I’m Just Say’n…

Put your money where your heart is -

TYT Nation: What You Don't Know About Oil, via Professor Rich

TCM Schedule for Friday, April 27 -- What's On Tonight: Boarding House Life

What's worse than hearing some squeaking and knowing your cat has a bird or critter in the house?

Why do people pray for the dead? What is the goal?

CS enrollments on the rise, up 10% in 2011-12

Tribe members run 200 miles to commemorate Trail of Tears

Tweet of the day: "@RepJoeWalsh How much are you paying for gas in your area?"

In NYC tomorrow (from facebook feed of Occupy Wall St) -

Yo Trumad, you HAVE to let us see the jury verdict on your post..

Richard Land (The Christian Right's 'ethicist') to face ethics panel over Trayvon Martin comments

Why yes Virginia there is a Sanity Claus. Story about the Murdoch inquiry will make your day.

Class of Veterans Sues HSBC Over Foreclosures

Personhood bill fails in OK

MALDEF sues sheriff over withheld Ruben Salazar files

What Recession? Mansion Modeled after Versailles Going Up in D.C. Suburb

Five years in prison for a dollar's worth of soda. Guess where?

Second person has heart attack at Vegas' Heart Attack Grill.

Republicans launch new effort to court black voters

On Zimmerman 'defenders' and 'apologists'

Cassini sees 'snowball fight' in Saturn ring (BBC)

Holy Crap! I'm on the DU homepage TWICE!

Al-Qaeda: U.S. Mass Transit Infrastructure Must Drastically Improve Before Any Terrorist Attack

Brooklyn DA Won't Release Names Of Orthodox Jewish Sex Offenders

GlenRomney Glen Ross

'Google Drive' went live today. Anyone here trust an Ad Company with their data?

Why did Arianna hire this clown?

Knowledge Is Your Weapon: say NO to palm oil!

Obama now beating Romney 49%-42% in Gallup Tracking Poll:

Poll functionality is now available

Mittens and Ayn: They don't have "foot-in-mouth disease"

Cell phone and brain cancer back in the news - 50% increase in brain tumours in UK since 1999

Maybe it's me, but I don't recall Cindy McCain making alot of boneheaded comments back in 2008

Lilly Ledbetter: Romney's insult to women on equal pay

[Infographic] What's At Stake: SB 1070 at the Supreme Court

What should the second poll be about?

New US spy service targets China and Iran

star members can create polls now

Why that corn-syrup-and-autism study leaves such a sour taste

Let's cut to the chase. Who will win the Presidency this Fall?

Pic Of The Moment: Xenophobia Update: Republicans Now Think France Is Très Bon

Happy 70th Birthday to Singer/Actress/Liberal Icon Barbra Streisand

Begin the Beguine?

Atheists Searching For Their Place in Heavily Catholic Philippines

Movie characters who have been played by more than one actor/actress?

For people who hate Gmail's "new look".. a workaround

N.J. state troopers face probe for 'Death Race 2012' down Parkway to AC

Gallup tracking poll 4/24: Obama 49%, Romney 42%

Idea: Silver-colored spoons with "RMONEY" written on them?

First criminal charges filed in BP oil spill

A place for news on LCWR

Stunning never-before-seen photos from 100 years ago tell vivid story of gritty New York City

Gov. Chris Christie not losing sleep over Nets' departure to Brooklyn

Wrong lesson: Gun safety class ends with couple wounded

Missouri jail to allow hijab for Muslim women, officials accommodate religious needs

Police: Man bites off bartender's finger

Idea: Bumpersticker

Woman Collapses at Heart Attack Grill

Americans' Confidence In The Economy Held Steady In April

Ford Back at Investment Grade After 6 Years in Junk

Pizza Hut Middle East’s Cheeseburger Topped Pizza

Gallup: President Obama's approval rating among liberal Democrats is now 86%.

Would you like to see who alerts on you?

Ann Romney: 'I love the fact that there are women out there who don’t have a choice'

Potential Edwards' jurors have their backgrounds investigated

An intolerable intolerance: informed editorial about Virginia Foxx's latest utterances/student loans

Grassley: Colombian Prostitutes May Have Been Russian Spies

LA Times: The unnatural state of immigration enforcement laws

the tradition of blaming the victim


Leave a message after the tone? When I'm through, hang up?

Rate in order of personal importance: Justice, Equality, Freedom, Liberty.

Sam Seder: New Life For News Corp Hacking Scandal Investigation

Mitt Romney: man of the people (Tom Tomorrow)

Did Matthew Owens deserve to be beaten severely?

Paul Krugman: Earth to Ben Bernanke

NYT: Callous Choices in the House

South Carolina's Attorney General Raises Money for James O'Keefe

Earth Day 2012 DC - Chad Hollister Band and Ron Holloway - Justice Through Music Project

Once again: The Social Security Trust Fund is neither a fiction nor bankrupt. That is a myth.

Missouri teen charged with pouring gasoline on 13-year-old, setting the child on fire

Shoplifter pulls gun-loses it-pulls knife and is shot with his own gun.

Okay, which one was better? Priscilla, Queen of the desert (1994) or

When did you come out to your family?

Moon and Venus tonight!


Wanna know who's gonna win Dancing With The Stars????

i've had it with zimmerman apologists

anything goes ... especially in the Guns forum

Who will post the first DU3 Lounge Poll?

Who will post the second DU3 Lounge Poll?

Nina Easton is a streetwalker for the Rich

kitty chased a tiny mouse right into my printer!

Fathers 4 Justice Protest Sexism, Gender Hatred using Sexism, Gender Hatred

Mitt's big push for younger voters: I'm younger than McCain!

Ann Romney will be pushing Callista Gingrich out of the way at the Tiffany's counter

Tut-tutting over sex is a form of bondage

Having the Sisters’ Back

Federal Agency Rules Trans People Protected by Sex Discrimination Law

White House photo of the day, April 20, 2012 - pic

White House photo of the day, April 23, 2012 - pic A Guide to The Most Laughable 2012 Election Predictions - So Far

rush limbo still number one according to "Talkers Magazine"

Asteroid Mining Mission Revealed by Planetary Resources, Inc.

Why so glum Mr. President?

President Obama's hand is grabbed by students after he spoke about rising cost of student loans-pics

Did this mom go too far with Facebook punishment?

Bill Moyers And Eric Alterman On The Liberal Cause, pts. I & II

And the gop wonders why it has a "minority problem" ...

My nuts got into a bit of trouble today

Representatives: Why Was "Taxpayer Money Helping Train Overseas Call Center Competitors"?

Answered: Should each juror decide on their own when both party candidates

Shocking Video Shows Mexican Immigrant Beaten to Death By U.S. Border Patrol Agents, pts I & II


Ghost of Occupy Wall Street to haunt GE meeting

Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson keynote address: 28th National Space Symposium

President Obama at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - pics

*** Gets her staple gun out and posts the menu being served tonight in the DU Cafeteria ***

Just a little reminder, I know we all like to point out how stupid some people are in this country

MF Global suits combined in New York over customer objections

Facebook page of NY Car Dealer that fired woman after she donated her kidney to help an exec.

So I made some toast that looked just like Einstein

Bradley Manning: a show trial of state secrecy

"Is support of the President anti-Virginian?"

Helping Hand

White House: Closing tax loophole could fund student loans

Earth Day 2012 DC - Dave Mason - "We Just Disagree" - Justice Through Music Project

18th Century Foxx

Annan to tell U.N. Syria fails to withdraw weapons

Taxpayer-Funded Crisis Pregnancy Centers Using Religion To Oppose Abortion

Union has ‘deep concerns’ over Democrat Gloria Romero Roses’ ties to former employer Read more here

Secret Service Song Parody

24 hours smoke free

The beginning of the dividing of America: Failed Leadership Commercial: Richard Nixon 1968 President

Rail construction starts ahead of full funding grant agreement

Harry Hay, Radical Activist being discussed on KPFA Program Against the Grain

N.Y. Mom Fired After Donating Kidney to Help Her Boss

Democrats Have Bigger Anti-Mormon Problem in Election Than GOP Has

Are you a Doomer™?

Fuck it, I give.

For anyone who missed Obama's speech/rally in NC today, you GOTTA see it:

Anybody know exactly when did it all get so ugly - the hatred for government and public employees?

Hashtag Per POTUS : #DontDoubleMyRate

Mike Conway (R-Tex): The Costitution says we have to spend money on defense, not food stamps.

90,000 Californians to lose unemployment pay in May

Debt Collector Is Faulted for Tough Tactics in Hospitals

UN: Israel displaced 67 Palestinians in a week

Violence ages children's DNA, shortens their chromosomes

(Wichita, Kansas) Weeping four-year-old girl accused of carrying a GUN by TSA officers...

How long should Metta World Peace Artest be suspended?

Struggle over how to evaluate special ed teachers

"So Yeah, There's Been a 12-Point Swing in Gallup's Obama-Romney Poll in The Last Week"

POLL: Do you think the Democrats will take back the House in the 2012 election?

NGO Your Enemy: Bogus reports fuel intervention industry

TYT: 'I'm That N****r!' Man Arrested for Interrupting Live News Report

Senate Republicans fail to overturn National Labor Relations Board union election improvements

There will be no public subsidy for nuclear (UK)

Entrance To Wells Fargo Shareholders Meeting in SF Mostly Blockaded (PHOTOS)

Hacking the Non-Disposable Planet

President Obama tapes an appearance on 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon' - pics

Who will not post the third DU3 Lounge Poll?

"Today just feels different.”

Let this be a lesson lurking freepers, troublemakers etal-Texas couple awarded $13 million

Allen Roland: US illegally occupies Afghanistan

Asteroid Mining Plan Revealed

Justice Dept. Will Not Re-Open Investigation of 1970 Kent State Shootings

DU3 now has the POLL function :)

One State Where The Youth Vote Really Does Matter: Colorado

What Was It That Meatloaf Wouldn't Do For Love?

Does the two-Party system help or hurt our country ??

Should all of trumad's posts be hidden automatically?

12/3/2011 - Obama pushes payroll tax cut extension; 4/24/2012 - Social Security closer to insolvency

The 'Dance' of the Anole

First criminal charges filed in BP oil spill

What Happened To The Tea Party?.......

Poll: How do you like the new Poll Feature?

Here's my campaign slogan to counter "Obama's Not Working"

Why no one should vote a "Straight Democratic Ticket"

Reed College chooses Oregon Attorney General John Kroger as new president

Discussion of the future of Occupy coming up on Dylan Ratigan today!

Happy 70th Birthday Babs!

ALEC Says It Plans To Craft Legislation To Take Down State Renewable Energy Targets

Another interesting point about Social Security.

Scott Brown makes Romney's life more complicated

Is Broccoli Like Health Insurance?

Detroit judge proud of shirtless photo he says he sent to women; employee’s husband complains

Knesset members celebrate latest E. J'slem settlement by posing on evicted Palestinian family’s sofa

GEORGE GOEHL on Ratigan re Wells Fargo

Will the Poll Feature Be Abused Here in the Sports Group?

US relents and grants visa to lawyer for CIA drone strike victims in Pakistan

In 1958, America accidentally dropped a nuclear weapon on two little girls’ playhouse

Want a good laugh? Count how many people showed up in an anti-Obama rally...

Activist brings campaign against drones to Albany

LynneSin forgot to post the sides for tonight's dinner.

How sure are you of Zimmerman's guilt?

"It may seem distasteful to some..."

Cardboard and Paper Prom Dress

Today is Primary Day in Pennsylvania - Time to vote

Jon Lovitz slams Obama

Some birds (and stuff)

What's for Dinner ~ Tuesday April 24th

Anna Quindlen: Over 50, And Having 'Plenty Of Cake'

I'm sad. My dispensary is closing today.

Favorite fish batter recipes?

Love the polls. Any chance the thread icon can be changed to the old poll icon?...

President Obama in Chapel Hill: 'We Get Each Others Backs'

PPP: Romney leads by 7 in Texas (McCain won by 13 in '08)

Ever want to get those SeenOnTV stuff with just a single bill?

New Book: The Great Divergence: Should we drag the 1 percent down or the 99 percent up?

No End in Sight

Texas-PPP poll-Obama loses by singel digets

Boston to Corporations and the 1%: Pay Your Taxes!

any updated studies on cranberry capsules and prevention of UTI's?

OK this made me laugh...

Sourcing the attacks on renewable energy

Dog Dreams

Obama's struggling with college kids...

The Great Divergence: Why do unions work in Europe but not in America?

HuffPo blog: Time to End Marijuana Prohibition

making a really good dinner and I have to go to a meeting : (

Historic PPP Poll: Support for anti-gay Amendment 1 in North Carolina falls below 55% to record low

More birds :)

Man dresses up as dead mother for 6 years to cash SS checks.

8 Reasons Why Mitt Romney Is More Right Wing Than George W. Bush

Disgusting thing in a common "gift" catalogue..

Romney is such a convincing and strong leader that

Edwards Trial - Kicking the Corpse of the Progressive Dream

U.S. arrests BP engineer on criminal charges stemming from oil spill

Ohio State football: Two more commitments continue April run

the media is certainly wringing their hands over the student vote...

Can 'Hackstability' Save Civilization?

Ghost Rider came out with a new movie in Feb.

Chuck Todd: Choosing Condi Rice as his V.P. would "fix (Romney's) problem with women"

Chuck Todd about Christie as VP choice:

Please help me! Who Are You?!? screaming actor?

Rush Limbaugh Attacks Sandra Fluke Again

O.K Guys I really need your good vibes this time!!!

Arizona is in play - Polls show it is a virtual tie between Obama and R'Money!

"I did some paraphrasing that seemed to misquote you"

Rich Mom - Poor Mom! Starring Ann Romney!

Obama 49% Romney 42%

Nations' first Hispanic astronaut speaks in Lawrence

First lady includes fundraiser in Omaha stop

Remember the "Feed the World" song?

Michelle Obama addresses Omaha crowd (check the photo)

Interesting NHL stat

Protest kills personhood bill

Going to Iowa City to see President Obama on 4/25!

Federal judge orders Chicago bus company to rehire drivers, stop interrogating employees

Paul Krugman: ‘Israeli government policies are a form of national suicide’

Kenyans allege British involvement in rendition and torture in Uganda

Canada-U.S. price gap blamed on multinational companies

Matthew Owens Beating - New Info

Confessions of a Queer Bully

Are Republicans better informed than Democrats? ("The Week" article)

8 Reasons Why Mitt Romney is More Right Wing Than George W. Bush

For less than 1 severance deal, Guild seeks Times pact for 1,100 - Newspaper Guild of New York

"Money, Power and Wall Street" - tonight on PBS' Frontline - preview

What might be the best god/goddess?? What god/goddess might you choose?

I have a big grey box in the upper right hand corner of the poll OPs.

Common Cause Complaints Files On Alec With IRS

Colleges Confuse Students With Letters Offering Aid That’s Debt

We'll buy your prisons and keep 'em orderly and clean, so as long you keep the prisoners coming in.

Social Security In US Less Generous Than Similar Countries

I have a BIG favor to ask of all of you folks in order to get this guy off my ass, so to speak.

If you've been sitting on the fence with "Is Axl Rose a P.O.S.," it's time to get off the fence.

Host of WHYY’s Radio Times, Marty Moss-Coane, is participating in a $5-a-day food stamp challenge.

FL Gov. Rick Scott Vetoes Funds For Rape Crisis Centers During Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Try to top this example of nerdiness:

Your "Liberal Media" At Work:

Employment Opportunity Commission Ruling Protects Transgender Individuals From

Bug in DU mail user lookup

US Airways putting the moves on American

NYT: Conservative Groups Spending Heavily in Bid to Win a Senate Majority

With 13 picks in 7 rounds for the Browns.... this could be the year!!

Protesters air complaints at Wells Fargo meeting

Carlson: The NAACP is ‘an absurd fringe group’

CBS helps Romney on Hispanic gap.

We can post polls!

Really good careers...

Help me create the perfect Vagina Merger!!

Wal-Mart Says It Is Tightening Internal Controls

Congrats to the Jamaican Prime Minister

2 More Secret Service Employees Are Resigning

Update: Neighbors in Newton County, Ga. case have been released on bail.

Indigenous people can show us how to adapt to climate change

Former Emergency Manager Michael Stampfler, suggest changes to Michigan's Public Act # 4, at event

The Texas Dentist Who Gets To Determine What Most KIds Learn About in Subjects He Knows Nothing of

Sea Level Rise Threatens Mekong Rice

Student Loan Debt

Check this out. CT elections officials expecting big things tonight from someone named ''Genrich''

Companies sitting on $1.24 Trillion cash hoard, but won't hire. They don't need investors they need

Dark Chocolate May Lower Risk of Heart Disease (USN&WR)

Opinion: Wacky weather shifting voters away from GOP's climate stance

no prom for you.....

snip: "There are many threads that weave each story and astrology is simply one of them. "

Mind-reading robot links with partial quadriplegic, takes orders (LATimes)

Ron Paul Gives Cybersecurity Bill CISPA A Boost

Is it confirmed that Dennis Kucinich will be running

Do you agree with this statement from President Obama on gun control?

SpaceX's historic launch to space station delayed one week (BBC)

RNC Spokeswoman Says GOP Economic Platform Will Be "The Bush Program, Just Updated"

GOP Health Care Is An Earned Privilege And Not A Right

Heat Wave Bakes West, Sets Marks & Hits High Note of 113

India Blows Past China's Smokescreen

I smell a kitty treat in your pocket ...

"OMG, Toto…"

Northern Canada feels the heat – Climate change impact on permafrost zones

Scientists discover bilayer structure in efficient solar material

Rob Portman!

This may get hidden, but in honor of the Romney campaign I'll quote my old Drill Sergeant anyway ...

School vouchers and the religious subversion of church-state separation

State seizes assets from Yassine Enterprises bars (Austin club-owner)

Wow. Seventy Two Percent of all the resettled people in the world are resettled in the USA.

David Korten: A Plea for Rio+20: Don't Commodify Nature

The greatest revolution

Mitt Romney: Professional Liar

I am... I said

Things To Regulate...

Austerity for everybody.....except the world's militaries

Storage Starting at $29

TN Lawmaker: Gay Kids’ Bad Parents, Not Bullies, Cause Teen Suicide

A Concise History of Black-White Relations in the U.S.A.

wanda rohl is running for the 16th congressional district if....

LAUSD Raises and Then Lowers the Bar

Verizon sees 'difficult negotiation' ahead for union deal

GOP attempt to block union election rules fails

Does Zip Code Really Matter?

Pat Robertson: Bullying ‘terrible’ — but gay sex still an ‘abomination’

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Wednesday, 25 April 2012

UK Culture Secretary engulfed in the Murdoch cesspool

My donor star expires on Aug 13, and now that POLLS are back, I'm going POLL CRAZY until then.

Sales tax vs income tax

Putin to resign as party leader

Wendell E. Berry's Jeffersonian lecture at the NEH

Here's one of the most infuriating anti-union articles I've seen in awhile.