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Archives: May 13, 2012

(German Energy Giant) RWE Profit Slumps 20% on Nuclear Shutdowns, Lower Gas Sales

Happy Birthday to me! More than middle aged and loving it.

Solidarity>"Divide and Conquer"

Toon: I Wasted My Life Obsessing Over The Lives Of Strangers!

Here is the woman in the video who was so happy when Scott Walker told her of his union busting plan

Toon: It Gets Better, Barack

Andrew Sullivan: Top GOP Pollster to GOP: Reverse On Gay Issues

Got a few negative remarks about posting nice pics of the first family

A Tale of Two Old Ladies

Self-bending light boomerangs

One-two punch knocks out aggressive breast cancer cells

"Business people tend to do a very bad job at governing. George W. Bush and Dick Cheney

What are you reading the week of May 13, 2012?

Video Features Mitt Romney Making Case That Dead Straight Parent Is Better Than Live Gay One

Ancient skulls found in Winter Garden puzzle experts

It's the media that pushing a meme of gays vs. blacks, don't fall for it

DiManno: Judge put justice at risk in Tori Stafford trial

University offers thousands of $$$ for people to eat fast food every day for 3 months

Tori Stafford trial: How Terri-Lynne McClintic became a killer

Mitt Romney: Bank Of America Protesters Too Young 'To Really Understand' Economy

FDA reviews first rapid, take-home test for HIV

Because people born with money are automatically evil.

Romney's stance on any given issue?

Toles Toon: You'd Find This An Amusing Prank...

question. we made a chilis in cheese sauce. 5c monterey jack. it is suppose to blend

Kitten Alert! Kitten Alert!

Toles Rant:This debate seems ancient already

Just some links to help you understand Kevin O'Leary of the tv show Shark Tank.

Not two seconds ago I gave my cat some of that anti-hairball remedy that you squeeze out

Walker doesn't always create jobs, but when he does, they're in another State

Cannot stop watching this cute dog video.

Wisconsin: MPS cutting health and dental for part-timers. Tuesday 5:30 p.m. protest.

I have seen picture of Mitt with his father and brother?

Rand Paul trying to gin up support for daddy says "Obama's views on marriage couldn't get any gayer"

Drone strikes kill suspected al Qaeda militants in Yemen

Something that bothers me muchly about Romney. Did you ever look at his eyes?

Gas drillers wrangle over NY limitations, bans

(California) State budget deficit soars

Republican state officials stall on setting up health insurance marketplaces

Rand Paul: Obama's Views On Marriage Couldn't 'Get Any Gayer'

Looking for lyrics to "Hope's all there is" by MaxxFemm

"One more thing: Don't push your luck."

How do you answer this? (from my bro.)

Dan Savage- I Hope Tony Perkins Doesn't Pray to Jesus With That Mouth

Degrees of debt: Soaring college costs hobble a generation

Dortmund Thumps Bayern

Toon: That was our plan as well


Does Rmoney support polygamy and not gay marriage? Just collecting my thoughts. nt

I had the bittersweet privelege of

Anybody else bothered by this?

Can't wait till Monday: States most likely to REJECT austerity to lower unemployment are Republican.

Michelle Bachmann, Swiss Citizen since 1978!!!

Here's something encountered while swimming around the FR cesspool

Father sees 'miracle' as Aimee Copeland fights flesh-eating bacteria

Study links biodiversity and language loss

Time for some fun with a Creepy Romney quickmeme!

"Obama Gains Edge in Military Campaign Donations" by Philip Ewing at

Sunday Talk Shows

Market view of Obama reelection odds

How to talk To Republicans: Stanford

Man Pulled Over by Cops for Being Too Radioactive

Magic Underwear. Soooo, I don't they really exist?

I can't believe it.

Autistic student denied graduation

Rangers win again!

Mitt Romney announces bold new expansion of Second Amendment

Spooky odd...

Potential Rmoney memes, off the top of my head

Estate of the late Baron de Bicske Dobronyi selling Queen Elizabeth's panties on eBay for $3,999

"Congress should be talking about the adequacy of Social Security's benefits -- not cutting them."

Requiem: The Death of Modern Capitalism

I bet YOU never had a sheriff's candidate in YOUR area hold regular cross burnings!

Edmund White: Cranbrook and Romney

Too funny!

Amid Signs of Economic Weaknesses, China to Free Cash for Lending

Do you seek vengeance? Is Vengeance ever justified?

Weird guy at my gym. . .

Blah! They are cancelling "The Finder" and "Awake." Why do all my fave shows get cancelled?

Check out this thread...

"When State and Corporate interests merge"

Gloat Free Baseball Scores (Saturday, May 12)

Kucinich video on the N.E.E.D. Act

The underside of employer wellness programs.

Cherry Blossom Festival with no Cherry trees.

Ayn Rand-Loving Right Is Like Teen Boys Gone Crazy


Getting out of the US military? Australia is HIRING!!!

Prometheus Space Suits - I can't wait to see this movie

The most productive congress ever was the 37th. I'm reading a book by James McPherson

Honor Mother’s Day by Telling Our Leaders to Invest in Peacebuilding!

Superman vs. The Hulk

Mitt Romney on the protesters rallying against Bank of America in Charlotte, NC. (Photo)

Gay Republicans Slam Romney For Speaking At Liberty

Santorum to Romney: Use 'potent weapon' of gay marriage

Weary warriors favor Obama

Duck, duck...

U.S. May Scrap Costly Efforts to Train Iraqi Police

How We Can Save Our Civilization


Ducks...just ducks.

More birds @ Lake Charles, LA.

Gloat Free NBA Post-Season Scores (Saturday, May 12)

W-"Mission Accomplished"

Assorted other stuff @ Lake Charles, LA.

800 pound bride fitted for world's largest wedding dress

Democracy Now guest called out the US Drug War, because Clinton smoked marijuana!

when did the GOP begin to suck?

For several year the Largest Distributor of adult movies in the USA was...

Buffalo Springfield - Bluebird

I hate cleaning the shower

So a lot of people say that Jesus will be coming soon....

Peter joins the Tea Party on the next Family Guy

Documentaries on the stock market crash...your favorites?

George Carlin would've turned 75 saturday - some of his greatest political observations:

Is anyone familiar with the rules for college students voting there?

What's for Dinner ~ Sunday May 13th

The Power of Music

state by state speak your mind york

state by state speak your mind about new york

Afghan peace negotiator shot dead

The Yes Lab Strikes Again (Re- the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement)

Racial profiling to enhance public safety

Arizona Ron Paul supporters boo Romney's son off stage

PPP has been polling in NC this weekend, results must not be good...

SNL had it's moments tonight

Best ever discussion of Latino immigration to the US.

We're trying a new dinner tonight...

Prisoners of "La Planta" speak out (blame Iris Varela). (Warning, graphic.)

Weary warriors favor Obama (Reuters)

Noncitizen voter hunt targets Hispanics, NPAs but not GOP, whites

Help with a question about classic blues

Kuala Lumpur War Crimes Tribunal: Bush 'guilty of crimes of torture'

Watching MHP smack down Joe Watkins every time he tried to claim the Bible bans homosexuality

Top Egyptian feminist says 'nothing has really changed' since revolution

Left leader Melenchon to stand against Le Pen in French parliamentary elections

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Mother's Day Awwfest Edition

U.S. May Scrap Costly Efforts to Train Iraqi Police

The Boston Globe strikes again...

Cutbacks Hurt a State’s Response to Whooping Cough

The Human Disaster of Unemployment

Paging BossHogg...Arkansas Players Arrested for Dorm Burglaries

Britain -Schools 'face talent drain' as morale of teachers dives

Richard Feynman: The Key to Science in 63 Seconds

Saverin gives up US citizenship to save on taxes

A mother’s work is never done (especially with 4 kids under 3)

Here are the line-ups for today's Sunday talk shows

Obama’s LBJ Moment

"Will Americans overlook their deeply held conviction that he’s a jerk?"

May 10, 2012 UK_400,000 public sector workers protest against government's pension policy

My wife and I put our money where our mouths are yesterday!

Democrats' Fund Taps Corporate Donors for Convention

Feds crack down on South Florida student loan defaulters

Sundays Doonesbury: Checking on Newt

Non Sequitur: The Power of Knowledge

Check in if a mother you know benefited from the Social Programs Romney/Ryan wants to cut

Mother's Day at Little Steven's Underground Garage

Arts’ Supporters Protest Over Corbett’s Award From Pittsburgh Opera

Is this election really about race?

Madrid Open (women's final spoiler)

How stone age man invented the art of raving

Quebec's Maple Spring

College loan debt hobbles a generation of students

Mother's Day Video Greeting With First Lady and Dr. Biden

Israeli PM Forms Large Coalition, Police Repress Protest

Pity Party

Is Pennsylvania ignoring health issues on shale drilling?

Great finds, almost any where.

The cover of TIME Magazine this week

The Quagmire Known As Afghanistan

What you need to know about Ed Klein, author of a new book smearing Obama

Crazy can’t be reasoned with. Only defeated

Happy Mother's Day to our Sports Group Mothers!

Unfortunately for Republicans, Latinos know the difference between a dream and a nightmare

Confused political identity: People who think the GOP stands for the same things Democrats do

JP Morgan - If a too-big-to-fail bank can't disclose what its trading desk is doing for fear

Mother's Day Squee!

You've Got Dan Rather

Carol Seideman: Socialism -- GOP can't redefine common words

This guy with the gun to his head wants to be your President.

5 Things You (likely) Never Knew About President Obama’s Mum:

Ron Paul: 'A lot of people say I kinda wish you were less coo-coo'

"If the election were held today, Obama would win the veteran vote by as much as seven points"

I don't believe the Founding Fathers gave Civil Rights to Mormons

I just heard a minister encourage his congregation that 2008 was important but

Afghan Peace Council Member Gunned Down

Eleven pounds lost in my first week on Medifast

Bass player Donald 'Duck' Dunn dies in Tokyo

"Femicide" -- The Power of a Name

Obama is his mother’s son

East Asia (China, Japan & South Korea) summit to deal with North Korea and trade

NYT: [gop] Harming the Troops

Weary warriors favor Obama

Echoing Out of Texas, Chinese Voice of Dissent for Religious Freedom

Bank of America: Bad for America

The Distinguished Gentleman Part 4 This is both very funny and profound

Krugman: Panics will happen; the question is how they are contained.

Universal Orlando questions

From Montreal: Multiculturalism may not work in Holland but it does in Canada

Joe Klein: Jamie Dimon’s Moral Hazard

This is a hoot. From the Onion By 2040 everyone unelectable due to Facebook.

As a newly converted member of the "word police"...

Ellen Rosenblum For OR Atty General

Why Are There No Biological Tests in Psychiatry?

On John McCain and the Sunday morning shows.

Obama Is Crushing Romney In Karl Rove's New Electoral Map

Blogger begins to compile Romney list of lies

A question about sage...

Thirty-seven dismembered bodies dumped on Mexico highway

I already knew I was gay by the time I got to Cranbrook,

I need to know: is there a 12-step program for

reince priebus

Getting around town on the amazing Moscow Metro

Austerity = Feudalism

“We are being asked to agree to the destruction of Greek society.”

I'm feeling slightly ill. I just read Ann Rmoney's op-ed on motherhood.

My 15 year old niece met a guy on the internet.

Mitt Romney" "I'll Take A Lot Of Credit For Obama Endorsing Gay Marriage"

"Orthodoxy dies hard." "Rejecting austerity is only a first step."

WILLARD SCISSOR HANDS, -shearing the downtrodden, the unfortunate, the poor, all his entitled life-

Capitalists and Other Psychopaths (NY Times)

All the words Jesus Christ spoke about gay people in one place

Two teen brothers die in car crash.

The modern Republican party

Bill Moyers - Fighting for Fair Play on TV and Taxes

African American Voters Came Out Against Discriminatory Amendment After Overhearing ‘Caucasian’ Argu

"My right to discriminate against gay marriage is being discriminated against"

Talk about Life Changing.......

Aww! Maternal Dog Adopts Two Kittens

Obama Using GOP's Confrontational Playbook To Take On Romney

Just a moment of thought and caring for all of us

Most Commercialized Holiday?

Bill O'Reilly wants to marry a turtle

Treading New Ground: Obama Reelection

10% of wall streeters are clinical psychopaths. Who the hell would marry, or befriend them?

Dancing Dave Scores Another Gig---Ladies and Gentlemen, your liberal media

And The Winner Is....

Manchester City wins Premier League

In young Cuban-American vote, ideological shift away from GOP shows

Apparently, Mitt Romney sees "IRONY" as something his servants do on wash day.

What is the world coming to? Girl, 9, found hanging from tree; boy arrested

Scary similarity.

Priebus: Same-sex marriage isn't a civil rights issue

Ann Romney's father was a wealthy manufacturer and mayor of Bloomfield Hills

Mother's Day Message from President Obama

Dallas Party Ends Badly for U.S. Trade Reps & Federal Agents

Players suing NFL over head trauma. Are they saying the league knew this was happening?

Hahahaha! And the hits just keep coming!

Anti-Islam Teachings ‘Widespread’ In U.S. Law Enforcement

WOW, Newsweek Cover: "The First Gay President"

Cover of ' News Week ' - image

JPMorgan CEO: 'Dead wrong' about trading concerns

4 Worst Media Misrepresentations of North Carolina's Anti-Gay Amendment One

It is disingenuous to suggest Skinner is not fair

TCM Schedule for Tuesday, May 15: Joseph Cotten, James Mason, and Bob's Picks

On Meet the Press today, the incredible hubris of Jamie Dimon...

TOONS: ROMNEY (Happy Mother's Day!) --->

"Political Extinction" - Music To My Ears

Play the TPC Telecast Drinking Game

Welcome To NC

Worst Alert Ever, My Friends

George Lucas disses neighbors by doing something awesome

TCM Schedule for Wednesday, May 16: Henry Fonda's Birthday; Star of the Month: Joel McCrea

"'Modern Family' Named Catholic Media Group's Best Television Show"

Some Ala. Farmers Plant Fewer Crops, Say Immigration Crackdown Drove Away Workers To Pick Them

President Obama: "Happy Mothers Day"

Uganda captures Lord's Resistance Army commander

Hague tells Britons to work harder, stop complaining

Merkel's Party Routed In Big German State

Madrid Open (men's final spoiler)

We lost another giant in music today - Donald "Duck" Dunn

Coalition Talks Stall, Greece Faces "Moment Of Truth"

150 Achievements Of Liberalism That Conservatives Seek To Destroy

Cook: Amendment One is not straight talk

Dear Mitch: Speak for yourself!

Ann Romney's Health

Happy Mother's Day to All our Mothers Here in this Group!

RIP Donald 'Duck' Dunn.

Have you ever heard anyone ever give a single 'coherent' reason to be against marriage equality?

Mick Jagger will perform with Arcade Fire AND Foo Fighters on SNL season finale, May 19th

I know that there aren't many Kucinich fans here...

Up Against the Wall Redneck Mother

Here's why you should follow George Takei on facebook

Here's why you should follow George Takei on Facebook

Happy Mother's Day to all of you- my nurturing friends here at ASAH

Vote For Me

Ask Religion Experts: Does it bother you more when it is a ‘religious’ person who behaves improperly

For Mother's Day: This nice lady let me take her photo along with greetings to Democrats

JESUS CHRIST's Hair, Unacceptable.

For women: one of the best ways to survive hot summer temps

I miss being able to have DU buddies.

Liberty University teaches that Mormonism is a cult

Tiger shot a 40 on the front nine at The Players Championship today.

A few political and non-political thoughts on this Mother's Day:

Are the World Bank and International Monetary Fund just a mouthpiece for the 1%ers...?

Worrying Is Pointless

‘Bully’ Documentary Director: Romney Should Lead On This Issue

Congressman Says Antigay Discrimination Doesn't Happen

Look what Google has done for Mother's Day!!!!

Forget Hallmark and Big Flora -- Mother's Day is (and always has been) for radicals!

The Three Stooges - Depression Era comedy: All their Pie Fights were basically with the 1%

A Congressional Push to End All Fossil Fuel Subsidies

Hawaii GOP Hopes the Future Is Theirs

"Why Isn't Closing 40 Philadelphia Public Schools National News?

Official NBC Fall Schedule 2012-2013

Warren calls for Dimon to step down as New York Fed bank director

NYT's Thomas L. Friedman: This Column Is Not Sponsored by Anyone

The other frat boy brought liberty to Iraq...

Yahoo CEO to step down amid controversy: source

Crushed by college debt: Massive loan bills hang over graduates, derail life plans

Top aide to Florida governor resigns amid scrutiny

NYT's Maureen Dowd: Seeking Original Bliss

Mothers Day 3

Austin Blues Gurus

Michelle Obama's 'jealousy' and 'resentment' led to rift with Oprah

More than 40 people slaughtered in Mexico atrocity

What Buffet really said about the Buffet rule

Rise and fall of underwater volcano revealed

Saudi and Bahrain expected to seek union: minister

Trayvon Martin shooting targets, link to article and link to sign petiiton to stop it!

Science journal could give recipe for deadly avian flu virus

Yemen says US drone strikes have killed 11 al-Qaida militants in two days

Oil prices could double by 2022, IMF warned

"One Million Moms", Religious Right & Fellow Apologists, Anti-Sex Censor types, Mad About drain ad.

To those of you who have lost a mother, I wish you a peaceful Mother's Day

wow, just looked outside my kitchen window. 5 police cars and an ambulance

I nominate Sister Mary-Mengele to be the Host for the Religion Group

Remember the wack job in Nebraska?

What Women Earn

Hipster Racism? Hip Hop Conspiracy? Chappelle Show Co-Creator Brennan Hosts This Week's 'The Point'

Judeo-Christian Tradition Vs. Other Religious Traditions

Romney Thinks Faith is Under Siege Here? He Should Visit Iran. Or Tibet

Happy Mother's Day!

How about a Mothers' Day squee?

My Two Moms with Zach Wahls

Official: 49 bodies left on Mexico highway

(Puke) Four Iranian men sentenced to death by hanging for sodomy

Sea Shepherd's Captain Watson arrested in Germany

To Lower Murder Rate, NYPD Will Just Stop-and-Frisk Everyone

the EPA Grossly Misrepresents the Toxicity of Corexit used in Gulf of Mexico

Colombia: Attempted Shooting of Rights Lawyer Raises Questions of Political Will

Colombia: Attempted Shooting of Rights Lawyer Raises Questions of Political Will

Romney's Problem?

The Evolution...

Ringer and

Ron Paul Supporters Punched by Romney Supporters at Oklahoma GOP Convention

US ahead of Europe on energy policy

Best Stephen Colbert quotes -- in honor of his birthday

Get out your violins......

Yahoo chief executive Scott Thompson quits

Did I screw up?

Kristi Noem attendance

Germans Can't Fathom US Aversion to Obama's Healthcare Reform

Bwaaaaaaaaaaah! Social Democrats give Merkel's Christian Democrats a beating

I think from here on out I will refer to The Republican Party

The Afghanistan mess continues its messiness

Art Car Parade in Houston, TX

Leading Egypt Candidate Slams Israel as 'Racist State'

JPMorgan executives expected to leave over loss

Renowned scholar Diane Ravitch takes on public education 'reformers'

A scary thought. Since FDR, there has been only

What class! Columbia University janitor graduates with honors

Guardian UK: Monetarists claim way to boost growth is to abolish labour laws

Creationists' First Time on the Internet

Gloat Free NBA Post-Season Scores (Sunday, May 13)

Is it okay for nerds to like Revenge of the Sith?

Rmoney was a sociopath in high school, at Bain Capital and on the campaign trail

Colombia's Farc 'will release Romeo Langlois to ICRC'

Insight: Canada's oil sand battle with Europe

Computer does not load DU for me anymore. It's been over 48 hours since only a white screen appears.

Kitchen Dancing - Just the R 'n B basics

Cofer Fucking Black . . . . . on 60 Minutes

Billionaire Facebook founder 'de-friends' United States to keep more of his fortune

Well, the new Newsweek cover has convinced certain mouthbreathers that Obama has come out

Dropkick Murphys not impressed with Wisconsin state Rep. Fitzgerald using "Shipping Up To Boston"

David Cameron & The UK's "Greenest Government Ever" Two Years Later

Where's TIME MAG Photo of Military Mothers in Fatigues, Called to Duty while Breast Feeding?

China's Fishing Fleets Largely Idled As Overfishing, Pollution Feed "Worst Catch Ever"

Buy American Mention of the Week May 13,2012

Christina Green's mother and father are on Dateline

Wal-Mart Wants At Least $250K Of Florida's Money Because Of St. Pete Site's Water Pollution

I met Willie Weir last week

Two killed in sectarian clashes in Tripoli, Lebanon

Computercide by Champagne

Coral Gables fire department says blaze at Cuba travel agency was arson

FREE BARN in Wilmington

Coral Gables fire department says blaze at Cuba travel agency was arson

These freedoms do NOT mean those "freedoms".

'Scuze me,