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Archives: May 18, 2012

Chicago police engage in a preemptive raid against activists that planned to protest the NATO Summit

Walker is ready to lose. Make it happen.

OKLAHOMA: Governor signs NRA-backed emergency power bill

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Friday, 18 May 2012

One of only senators out there: Wall St. and Congress: Who Regulates Who?

"Objectification": Science, or Junk Science?

Romney Ropes Off Media to Avoid Making Unscripted Gaffes

Kitchen Dancing - Thanks Donna edition

"Complicit in trans women's oppression"

Barack Obama tells EU: boost growth now or face a global crisis

Barack Obama tells EU: boost growth now or face a global crisis

Rmoney's marriage equality problem...

The Wisconsin Lie Exposed - Taxpayers Actually Contribute Nothing To Public Employee Pensions

Colorado congressman: “Obama’s not an American”

Isn't THC traceable for like 6-9 months in your system?

Iran threatens to sue Google for not labeling Persian Gulf

Kucinich Ain't DEAD YET! ...Kucinich's Floor Speech Today as Congress Prepares for War with Iran!

Donna Summer RIP, Always Will Be A Boston Girl

I stand by what I said, whatever it was.

Class War Kitteh : Momz, Dadz, can I haz 20K to start cheezburger biz?

Elizabeth Warren coming up on Ed Shultz

Reports: HP poised to eliminate up to 30,000 jobs

Damn, my FIL had a stroke. Some Lounge vibes please?

Americans Elect's expensive search for independent candidate fails


NRC: Proper response to Fukushima? Less preparedness.

Pill to stay sober

Great, odd, disturbing toons. . .

Do juries get do-overs?

Bug in the alert system?

White House adds its own footnotes to Presdential History on website...

The Last Word - Rewriting Fox's attack on Mario Batali

Reporting from Staples Center.

Family values ex-Nevada lawmaker appears in bikini for Maxim

Prison Rape: Department Of Justice Orders Increase In Anti-Rape Efforts

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Saving Earth

Send Walker Packing

Oh, how I love these commercials. Sex DOES sell.

Maine could be the FIRST STATE to allow same-sex marriage by popular vote

Presidential Memorandum -- Implementing the Prison Rape Elimination Act

Please take a moment to stop and consider those...

A horrible week is finally over

Big Ed just had a segment about Scott Walker's lies concerning job creation in Wisconsin

Whoa! 37% of my posts are in the Sports Group. Only 22% in GD.

"That’s my president, changing hearts and minds." The Obama Effect:

Fats Domino, Ray Charles, and Jerry Lee Lewis

Greece is the poster child for a NAU with much more central power than the EU

VP Joe Biden stops at Hog father's Old Fashioned BBQ in Washington, PA - pics

if anyone is interested (part two)

In Memory of the only performer who could make disco sound good

Marijuana use connected to aggression

Republican Maryland Delegate 'warns of black youth mobs'

Beefcake for the day...

So if Eduardo Saverin can be barred from entering the US, what about the CEO's of these companies?

Wealthiest top 400 people in the USA...

Is Black Mirror worth the 30$?

Is that the smell of jealous desperation coming from Miami??

End Polluter Welfare! -- see in real time how much we've wasted on them!!

"The Last Of Us"

Startling Birth Control Ad for Pets

Obama...Attack or stay positive ???

Exclusive: U.N. probes possible NKorea arms trade with Syria, Myanmar

Maybe the Mayans were right. Religious scholars say gay marriage a sign the end is near.

Facebook's IPO one of world's largest

True Blood - Another trailer...

Do you think Romney REALIZES he's morally bankrupt? The Bain vids have hit him hard

Poor LynneSin! She thought this was a canned French wine from grapes pronounced "moo-stah-SHAY".

Grammar Nazis: Almost always, but not NECESSARILY always out-of-line.

Scientists have determined HUMAN males are not the only species of male to experience midlife crises

Did anyone besides MFM present themselves with these "gold stars" when they were growing up?

Sing along now: "MFM's Sexay and He KNOWS It!!!!!"

You know they're bad when you'd gladly trade them for a bulldog's.

Holland and Merkle.

Romney denounces idea of Obama-Wright campaign ads

White-robed Idaho sheriff candidate only received 180 votes on Tuesday

US envoy to Israel: US ready to strike Iran

Convicted Criminal James O'Keefe Dupes Right Wing Media Again!

Manny Pacquiao: 'To the gay community, I apologize'

A&E cancels Breakout Kings...

A special day. Me, the dogs, great weather, our "Back 40."

Which Democratic non president do you most regret and why?

Long history of male church hierarchy dissing nuns

Creative Destruction vs. Creative Construction

Documents Show Cops Believed Trayvon Martin Killing Was ‘Ultimately Avoidable’

Poll shows Greece electing pro-bailout government

It all boils down to : Do we take care of them or do we just kill them?

U.S. sets new tariffs on Chinese solar imports

Refute This, Republicans!!!

James O'Keefe: The Fraudulent Face Of The Voter ID Movement

Obama Faces Political Risks by Staying Soft on Wall Street George Zornick May 17 2012

Eduardo Saverin Can Be Barred From U.S. By Homeland Security, Sen. Jack Reed Says

Facebook insider sales are huge red flags

Grey's Anatomy

James O'Keefe's voter fraud prank fail

How to make fire using only a Orange

Voter fraud hard to prove; fears spark legislation

I had the best day in clinic today.

Uh Romney: WHO discarded Clinton's "big gov't is dead" idea?

Toons: Trust Wall Street, Too Big To Ween, Old Bush-onomics and More. - 5/17/12

I've been spending time listening online to the MO Senate this week

Does this mean I can't be a Cubs fan anymore?

The ED Show - Senators introduce a proposed penalty for Saverin

Was Martin found face up or face down?

This is just creepy. After dark some thumb tacks appeared on the sidewalk in front of my place

I know this was a hoax but could the mention of Obama as a 'metrosexual' be to confuse people

Chinese fishing boats held by North Korea

Carl DeMaio

Former Editor Says Murdoch Sowed Seeds of Hacking Scandal

Trayvon Martin--Another shrinking giant

Is this what Romney is up to with all his vague talk about success:

St. Petersburg State University Takes the Gold at ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest

Japan in first commercial satellite launch

I am not looking forward to this falls election

Walker on track to retain seat

U.S. Warplanes to Hold Drills Prior to NATO Summit

When a 911 dispatcher tells you to do something, you should listen to them

Paging LynneSin and her staple gun...H&M needs something stapled to the wall...

Occupy is anti NATO all over twitter. Will this alienate people? I thought Occupy did so well

Nick Hanauer: "Rich businesspeople like me don’t create jobs"

What's in the Box? - Test Film 2009

Dancing with the Stars....

William the Horse swims miles offshore. Must be rescued.

FAA finds no evidence in pilot's claim of unidentified object over Denver

Land pirates: An EU force finally gets tough on Somali bandits


California Judge Rules in Favor of Seniority

(More on size acceptance) Book recs: Camryn Manheim, Jennifer Joyner and Marilyn Wann.

GOP rookies revolt against Grover Norquist's grip

What unemployment? Everyone I know works for Facebook.

Indian tribe ‘employee’ thrives on payday loans

Al Gore has a girlfriend: California donor and activist Elizabeth Keadle

Dear Dr. Laura:

What is your LEAST favorite web browser?

Donna Summer - On The Radio

Cincinnati Pit Bull Ban Repealed: Breed-specific legislation repealed after nine years

DU this poll about gay marriage (on a right wing radio website)

Why I absolutely HATE Facebook.

Romney upset by criticism of his record, supporters plot anti-Obama smear

Since the GOP brought up Rev. Wright, let's talk about Mitt Romney's crazy preacher: Mitt Romney!

Elon Musk: Just passed final launch review...All systems go for liftoff on Sat...

Bwahahahaha!!! GD M&M's thread, MFM-style.

Regular Coffee Drinkers Less Likely To Die Early

Edwards Defense Asks the Jury to Distinguish Sin From Crime

For AsahinaKimi: All Your Love I Miss Loving - Shoka Okubo

"To Warrant or Not to Warrant? ACLU, Police Clash Over Cellphone Location Data"

Those Exxon ads for improving math and science scores infuriate me.

*** June Contest Topic: SKIES *** BLIND SUBMISSIONS ***

This is not Lyndon Johnson’s Senate

"When a true genius appears in the world…"

House Democrats push to make voting easier

Gloat Free NBA Post-Season Scores (Thursday, May 17)

Gloat Free Baseball Scores (Thursday, May 17)

Dorothy Cooper and the new Tennessee voter law

So how long have they had additional statistics in the profile

Democrats push back against voter ID laws

Wisconsin Recall: Republicans are watching

Jemima Packington: Asparamancer

Welcome to Venus Retrograde.

Clinton backs Rep. Pascrell over Rep. Rothman in NJ's Dem primary

House Republicans call for overhaul of tax code in 2013

Securities and Exchange Commission faces heat from Democrats over settlements

Remember (2008) when the GOP thought the WAR ON TERROR was the ONLY thing that mattered?

Equipment tested in space for space-based solar power

You love unions. You love workers. Please listen...

Last Dance - Donna Summer

we win

Hialeah hired Davie private eye firm to follow workers

U.S. changes requirements for some Cuba trips

TCM Schedule for Saturday, May 19, 2012 -- The Essentials: Cinematography by Gregg Toland

The Key of Awesome! : Hot Problems - feat. Mitt Romney!

State Supreme Court Justice Melvin(R Pa) expected to be charged today!

Court drops irregular financing charges against Piedad Cordoba

I have encountered malware twice while browsing DU today ...

Nice new Willy Wonka meme making the rounds...

More clickbait from Politco

You kids! Your mom and I can't leave for one evening without you making a mess!

Wal-Mart Plans Solar Panels in Mass.

I'm in a mood and need some cheering up. (Dial-up warning) (NSFW)

Lawsuit takes aim at California's legal protections for teachers

What's for Dinner ~ Friday May 18th

A reminder of the duties of group hosts

Hey All

Uncovering the other ALECs

An Open Letter to Manny Pacquiao From a Gay Filipina American

Men’s Rights Movement Spreads False Claims about Women

Why does the media want Zimmerman to be found not guilty?

I think this says it all (An image)

LOL fox and friends started with romney is taking the high road and not bringing up rev wright


big news Putin no-show at NATO conference :p nt

1994 Ad from Massachusetts from the job creator and chief

whats wrong with maine democrats

"I'm not familiar precisely with exactly what I said, but I stand by what I said, whatever it was."

Most Americans Think Obama Will Win


"He was brilliant and charming." These were the words of an attendee to one of the

Going back to being a vegetarian - ups and downs

Tasing a Pregnant Woman in Front of Her Kid? The Outrageous -- And Dangerous -- Abuse of Tasers by P

10 Frightening Things That Happen at Conservative Christian Schools That May Be Funded With Your Tax

After the election season.

Endowment Activism: How Students Can Move Big Money

WI gives me that sinking feeling in the pit of my stomach.

Town of Lucas auctioning first flush of giant public toilet on eBay

Poll shows Greece electing pro-bailout government

Hatred of those on benefits is dangerously out of control

summer months. ok women, what book do we want to read and delve into. we have a poster

Facebook going "public" is the best example of a rigged market.

Who favours ending the filibuster?

D.C. delegate to Congress silenced at hearing

Suspect arrested in deadly Miss. highway shootings

NYT: Alabama Governor Urges Changes to Latest Immigration Law

Romney releases first general election TV ad

If Washington DC cannot, for some reason, become its own state, then either.....

All Bets, and Polls, are Off in Wisconsin

Obama and the Arc of the Rainbow

Chicago Cubs Owner Joe Ricketts’ Anti-Obama Plot Risks Stadium Growth

My opinions on the Zimmerman case.

John Nichols: Scott Fitzgerald forgets that women can vote

Now we know why Walker rushed out those self-serving jobs numbers

James O'Keefe makes another lie in North Carolina 'sting,' gets another state investigation

veterans say no to nato

Deregulation (cartoon)

Cancer patient who voted GOP in 2008 says she would be dead without Obama's health care law

Phil Rockstroh: Contemplating the Abyss

Facebook IPO watching thread

Rationalizing bigotry is tougher than expected

Romney's Thinks He Has His Own Personal Bridge to Nowhere

NATO protesters mysteriously disappearing in Chicago?

A New Politics That Rejects Austerity and Wars of Whim

Geithner to Dimon: Resign From the Board of the New York Fed

Just heard on Tom Joyner: Donna Summer quit smoking a very long time ago

10 Frightening Things Happening at Conservative Christian Schools That May Be Funded With Your Taxes

Your moment of zen.

Where are the Missing Five Million Workers?

"Getting rid of nice things makes people unhappy"

The Atlantic: A New Yorker's (Sadly Lopsided) Scorecard of Tokyo Transportation

A word from Brigham Young on Adam's "wives" and how sleeping with blacks will get you killed

Dedicated to the 99%

Cubs' Ricketts decries (defeat Obama) proposal.

mitch daniels....indiana deserves better than this hack

The Rockford Sons of Liberty

Witness Says George Zimmerman Repeatedly Bullied Him At Work, Targeted Him With Racist Jokes

But...but Walker you said we were creating jobs!? WI lost 6200 jobs in April (new report)

The Atlantic: A New Yorker's (Sadly Lopsided) Scorecard of Tokyo Transportation

Wisconsin: Everybody chill a minute!

UNC Chancellor Holden Thorp plans to discipline UNC workers framed by James O'Keefe

Rare DNA Mutations Raise Question Theories Of Disease

Another bunch of billionaires and millionaires have just been creating with ad spamming.

Malawi to overturn homosexual ban, Joyce Banda says

Rev Wright is not the vilian he has portrayed to be by the rethugs

Why did this girl cause her own murder?

Pictures: Elephant Underpass Reuniting Kenya Herds

The New Atheism and Evolutionary Religious Studies: Clarifying Their Relationship

10 Frightening Things Happening at Conservative Christian Schools That May Be Funded With Your Taxes

Too True to be Funny: Know which ones to fear

Obama and Romney offer differing views of God

Funny Friday...

Job Creators

Does It Matter Where You Go to College?


Toles Toon- Virginia is for Haters

Investors Business Daily/TIPP poll Obama 43% Romney 40%

Lawyers Guild claims NATO activists "disappeared" without warrant or charges

Chicago Business Newspaper Goes After Citizen's United On the Ricketts Debackle

ESPN's Friday Night Fights

"Speaking for those women who could never imagine they'd have to make this choice"

Study shows religion is a potent force for cooperation, conflict

So, I Have The Right To Stalk Someone and If They Fight Back, I Can Kill Them, Claiming Self Defense

Matthews: Romney Slamming Wright & Obama Is Attack On "His Race"

Rockets kill 2 NATO troops, 3 Afghan civilians

The Nation: Where's The DNC In Wisconsin?

AUDIO: Witness Says George Zimmerman Repeatedly Bullied Him At Work, Targeted Him With Racist Jokes

My play is a finalist in the Native American New Play Festival!

Who are the "independents?"

state by state speak your mind about...north dakota

state by state about north dakota

Go ahead, make my day......

HHS Secretary Sebelius to address Georgetown graduates despite protest from Catholic archbishop

Jasmine Thar Case Draws Comparisons to Trayvon Martin; Why Hasn’t Her Killer Been Charged?

'Smart Defense': Should Europe's Militaries Specialize?

Game of Thrones question with spoiler. Be warned

Can you offer any comfort to two women grieving over torn-out trees?

Aw, fuck..MSNBC's showing 7/11 security cam footage of Trayvon Martin "moments before he was killed"

Facebook insider sales are huge red flags

Peak oil notes - May 17

Drumbeat: May 18, 2012

Joe Ricketts' anti-Obama campaign raises Wrigley Field renovation questions

MFM's alter ego revealed.....

Peak oil notes - May 17

Drumbeat: May 18, 2012

New Climate Change video: Murderers, Tyrants and Madmen

WI Recall: Democrats targeting 2008 voters who sat out 2010 elections

planning a trip to the state of delaware in june (sunday and coming home on a tuesday)

Mitt Romney's advice for jerkface bullies - by Matt Bors

Colombian politician arrested over alleged role in Farc plot

Friday TOON Roundup 1 - Fbook

So now it's perfectly "normal" to stalk people you're afraid of?

Friday TOON Roundup 2- Babies

SHOCK POLL!!! Obama leads by 7 in FOX News Poll

I'm sorry, but how can we seriously believe someone just randomly goes up and attacks strangers?

Friday TOON Roundup 3- Superpacs

Meet Mahlon Mitchell dem candidate for Lt. Governor in WI

Why do conservatives assume Liberals don't work?

Friday TOON Roundup 4- Students and jobs

Buried microbes exist at limit between life and death

Friday TOON Roundup 5- The rest-

Scientology Personality Test

Here You Go: DOCUMENTARY PROOF: James O’Keefe’s Latest Video Is A Fraud

i've seen this picture all over the news this a.m.

The draft, feminism, and men's rights

Why geeks should be invited to the policy party

Obama to unveil plan for helping African farmers

Those $22,600 W. Virginia routers were "economical"

The stalking of Trayvon Martin was the INITIAL act of felon aggression PERIOD END OF STORY

Job Killer? Try Bottom Line Booster: Workplace Safety Inspections Save Money, Jobs, Limbs

“We don't need you to do that”

Found: graywarrior's prom pic......

THC in Martin's system? How about the drugs Zimmerman was on prior to the shooting?

Lieutenant Governor candidate Mahlon Mitchell to attend Sheboygan voter rally today

Coyotes Are the New Top Dogs

Mitt Romney’s claim that 100,000 auto jobs have been lost under Obama rates 4 Pinocchios

Why are there so many threads about Zimmerman's head wounds

Cubs' Kerry Wood retiring

forget Zimmerman's scratches, this is what is left of Trayvon...

"Being a healthy woman..."

I think the stand your ground law should have a name change more reflective

I still don't trust FaceBook

Questions for Dr. Laura Schlesinger

Hunger Is A Growing Problem Among Senior Citizens

Massive tax fraud by undocumented workers in Indiana

Trayvon Martin buys Skittles and an iced tea at 7-11 minutes before his death.

I'm a finalist in the Native American New Play Festival!

Emergency Manager repeal petitions were LEGAL!

Zimmerman/Martin case -- I suggest reading the leaked evidence file (link)

House Democrats push to make voting easier

I object to calling any anti-porn feminist a "Dworkinite"

Howdy, new to the group. Any guitarists out there?

Greece no longer a nation: Announces plan to become social network.

In Second Occupy Wall Street Protest Trial, Police Claims Again Rejected

Interleague Games?

Name something you used to do that today's whippersnappers have never heard of.

Pakistani student is unable to accept his film festival award, denied the right to enter US

Pregnant? Then Get an STD Test, for God's Sake

Police detain 400 "Blockupy" activists in Frankfurt

TYT: Cenk Blasts Mitt Romney's Anti-Obama Lies

Romney sees greed's silver lining

Trayvon's girlfriend told the police thatTrayvon didn't run away from Zimmerman

The Canadian Oil Sand Mines Refused Us Access, So We Rented This Plane To See What They Were Doing

Israel Olympic officials upset over lack of tribute

Newt's sugar daddy Sheldon Adelson now a major financial backer of Scott "Divide & Conquer" Walker

Game of the Night: Rockies vs. Diamondbacks

Where's Zimmerman's blood test?

You go girl or gone too far?

Zimmerman apologists always run into same problem. Person minding their own business ended up dead.

Rugby Super League champions devote game to gay equality

Van Halen "abruptly postpones more than 30 long-planned dates" (source: "they hate each other")

DU Album of the Day: "The World is a Ghetto" War

F.A.I.R.: NYT, WaPo Let Unnamed U.S. Officials Spin Honduras Killings

“Warming Hole” Over the Eastern U.S. Due to Air Pollution

Increasing Israel Aid, Cutting Everything Else

The blockupation of Frankfurt

"...But I stand by what I said, whatever it was..."

Fox News is reporting that Obama's new slogan 'Forward' is a communist slogan.

Phil Rockstroh: Contemplating the Abyss

Temperatures rise across the ditch

Mike Coffman and the embarrassment of the state of Colorado

How I learned to stop worrying and love atheists...

Pic Of The Moment: Romney's First Election Ad, Decoded

Romney Finally Admits Family Dog May Have said 'Woof' instead of 'Roof'

Arizona Goes Birther: Secretary Of State Says It’s ‘Possible’ Obama Won’t Be On Ballot

Fox News psychiatrist: ‘Narcissistic’ LGBT adoptions will lead to polygamy

A better definition of Peak Oil

10 Cool Discoveries You Should Know About

AZ strikes again! Ridiculous story, but GREAT PIC

Obama campaign “goes there” again, calls Karl Rove out on his “BS” – VIDEO


People are saying the police are out of control. Absolutely wrong.

All baby boomers should get hepatitis C test: CDC

Friends Of Big Dawg: Romney is proposing---"exactly the opposite of what Clinton did in office.”

Colombian diary farmers threatened by FTA .

Toles Rant: View ja day Edition

False framing in Greece

Mason-Dixon poll: Romney up 3% nationally

Leading Psychiatrist Apologizes for Study Supporting Gay ‘Cure’

Now here's a party I can get behind...

Leaked Stratfor Emails Reveal Anti-Obama Prejudice

Saw this great cartoon on Facebook

Any tips for getting over a chest cold faster?

AZ SOS isn't convinced Obama was born in US--may strike him from ballot

Nancy Pelosi Says GOP Proposal on Military Chaplains Is 'Fraud'

Protecting LGBT Refugees from Violence

Facebook IPO Meh

Appropriators Vote to Block Pentagon Sports Sponsorships

Great interview of Paul Krugman on the recession and austerity measures by Amy Goodman

Nighttime fasting may foster weight loss

Right. So, who's posted the most in the last 90 days?

POTUS taking it to another level at the Rubin Museum (DPH)

Builder in Australia drills through Banksy piece

Nurses Rock !!!

The U.S. Has A Lot Of Shale Oil - So What?

Florida Steps Up Effort Against Illegal Voters

(NY) City Plans to Offer Buyouts to Idled Teachers

Unlike the East, gas prices stay stubbornly high out West

Mississippi Supreme Court again upholds pardons (by Haley Barbour, included murderers)

Is there a way to block threads with "Zimmerman" in the title ?

Angry ex-wife puts hate for husband on display

It took about 10yrs for actual shooting to begin in Civil War I. Are we in year 1 of Civil War II?

Obama welcomes France’s Hollande to White House, outlines plan to fight African famine

They suspended an umpire????

Leading Psychiatrist Apologizes for Study Supporting Gay ‘Cure’

I have a serious complaint about DU

*** gets out her staple gun and posts the new rules for DU Lounge Workers ***

How do you say Flip-Flop in Spanish? (Yo Soy Mitt Romney)

Wanna know what a Lumbar Puncture feels like?


Who to support in the Senate primary?

New Jersey Town’s Korean Monument Irritates Japanese Officials

Martin/Zimmerman: Just so it doesn't just disappear, now that its less sensational.

Rush Limbaugh: Donna Summer was 'right-winger' and 'not a fan' of rap

I.A.E.A. Director General to Visit Tehran

Top 10 countries for mobile phone and internet users

cats get kidney stones

Man who fathered 30 kids says he needs a break—on child support

It looks as if Zimmerman defense plan is to put Trayvon on trial

Just got back from taking my daughter to a free dental clinic in the next town over. I did

Political Donations Flagged As Potential Fraud

Keyword Ignore Feature Request - Take My Money

Trade deal with U.S. could harm Colombia farmers

Robin Hood as Seen Through the Eyes of Democrats, Libertarians and Republicans

"America’s economy runs on freedom" sez Rmoney.


5 Dances

Jobless rate drop, tax revenue jump boost Michigan's economic outlook

House passes bloated "defense" bill which spends much more money than the Pentagon asked for

Clear Channel is buying the best alternative radio station in MA--WFNX

Senators Urge Supreme Court to Uphold Law Banning Corporate Donations

Obama 2012 - Week in the field—May 18th, 2012 - pics

Thom Hartmann: Going Wright Is Wrong - Wright vs. Mormonism?

President Obama speaks at the Symposium on Global Agriculture and Food Security - pics

Thom Hartmann: The role media played in austerity as a necessary evil?

A statement that should have never been voiced in the first place...

Attorney Fighting Against Fontgate "There Comes a Time When You Become Frustrated"

2 eyewitnesses put together could make Trayvon's killing a hate crime

Disneyland Tokyo backs gay marriage

Colombian human rights situation 'grim' in 2012: NGO

Merkel 'suggests Greek referendum on euro membership'

Legislation Is Proposed to Extend Helium Sales Deadline

Colombian human rights situation 'grim' in 2012: NGO

Wow - look at protesters in Chicago

Colombian politician wants former VP investigated for paramilitary ties .

Afghanistan fundraising goal eludes as US heads to NATO summit

Election result in Toronto riding thrown out by judge

Magic meerkat moments

BUG: Use of "&" sign in a jury response truncates all text after that symbol. (EXAMPLE)

Appeals court affirms minority voting rights law

"In a white supremacist society…"

Trying to pick my weight up

Video: "Higher Education"

U.S. health secretary urges contraception compromise

Artist wants Jesus Popsicles to stand as statement on fanaticism, violence

Brazil president to receive apologies for human rights abuses she suffered

Brazil president to receive apologies for human rights abuses she suffered

Illegal File Sharing Case Poses $675,000 Question For Supreme Court

Bernie Sanders "Congress doesn't regulate banks, banks regulate congress."

At this point in time, I really, really, really miss "Continuation of a Flamewar" locks.

Presidential achievements broken down by party; Found on Facebook

"Call Me Maybe" Singer Speaks Out For LGBT Equality

U.S. swing states' jobless rates dive in April

Cuban scholars denied US visas seen as among most open to engagement, change

Cuban scholars denied US visas seen as among most open to engagement, change

I'm so tired of door-to-door salesmen!

Quantic & Alice Russell with the Combo Bárbaro - Look Around The Corner

Facebook being abandoned by its core market. You'd be better off investing in Greek government bonds

A Reason to Have Pride: 'Girlesque'

Video: Bachelor party bungee jump joke.

Veteran anti-whaling activist Paul Watson to be released on bail

House GOP Throws Out Entire Summer Of Debt Ceiling Negotiations In Less Than 10 Minutes

Destroying Democracy in Michigan

Guardian UK: Southern Europe fears summer of violence

Quantic & Alice Russell with the Combo Bárbaro - I'll Keep My Light In My Window

OK you NEED to see this!

Divorce Becomes Legal in Maryland Before Marriage

Who is cooler ...

Transwoman in Canadian Miss Universe....runway video...

SpaceX Falcon 9 test rocket is being prepared for launch at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station - pics

150 Years Of 'Taps'

What do conservatives stand for?

I told Paul I wasn't interested in seeing this movie...

Mitt's advice for bullies (toon)

Bernie Sanders "The Truth Is Wall Street Regulates Congress"

The Rude Pundit - Oh, No, What Ever Will Happen If All the White Peoples Are Gone?

Conan O’Brien And David Letterman Bash Jay Leno On The Late Show

Alabama Judicial Scandal Could Taint Many Cases, Not Just Siegelman's

Michigan Lawmakers Refuse to Sign Award for Lesbian

Advice please re short vacation in Seattle with my son

Bashir looks good - more on Rmoney and Rev Wright

Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act Held Constitutional

"What's this smell like to you?"

Prediction: Come November, Obama beats Romney by far more than the margin suggested by polls.

Video of Mitt Romney denying he ever made money from breaking up a company. Does Bain know?

Political Activism FTW!

Numberphile: '60'

U.S. soldier referred for court martial for 2009 Iraq shooting

A salient graphic explaining our current political/economic/environmental woes

Would you please consider using the word "respect" (or disrespect) instead of "politically correct"?

"This guy really needs a new research team."

Italy court upholds ruling clearing Berlusconi

New Wallpaper: The Andromeda Galaxy (GALEX, JPL-Caltech, NASA)

You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet by Reed Richardson

How fast do you read?

RIP: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

DNC pushes back on Wisconsin recall criticism

Japanese whalers set out to kill 260 whales for ‘scientific research’

Senator wants parties to refund convention money

Justice Joan Orie Melvin to step away from state Supreme Court to fight charges

My prediction re Zimmerman still on pace

Papantonio & Ed Schultz Talk News of the Day

Mysterious rocks ignite woman's shorts

Thousands of Shia Muslims protest over Gulf union plans

Naked racism allowed to stand.

Is a Fight in Democratic Party Worth It?

Star Trek’s Enterprise ship could be built in 20 years at a cost of... $1... (Yahoo headline)

Chinese entities world's biggest economic spies-Pentagon

Japanese whalers set out to kill 260 whales for ‘scientific research’

President Obama Arms Citizens With Information On New, Restrictive Voting Laws

What worked?

Your Friday Afternoon Literature Challenge: Name the original opening line

Obama campaign sending DC volunteers to Virginia to register voters

Fox Noise: 37% of Voters Believe Gays Should Be Able To Get Married

It's like McCauley Culkin in "Home Alone" keeps hitting the "alert" button...two "0-6 to LEAVE IT"

Thom Hartmann: Will controversial NDAA be overturned?

Thom Hartmann: Is nuclear catastrophe imminent at San Onofre, CA?

End of the week LOL's (May 18th) - pics

NDAA under attack in Congress?

Did your Rep vote to let the govenment call you a terrorist and imprison you without trial?


Gonorrhea superbug spreads in Japan

Some US history you probably didn't know about...I know I never heard of this.

TYT: Unconstitutional NDAA Provision Blocked by Federal Judge

GOP lawmaker: State may stop informing about Cuba visas (because you pissed off Hillary)

Military can't detain Americans indefinitely; NDAA shot down by federal judge

Man charged with alleged threat to blow up Dem Party offices

Assad's Fake Jihadists

another jury fail

So this is what we're reduced to. IL man pleads guilty for DIY surgery charges

Nine-year-old’s lunch blog shames school into making changes

Donors from big banks betting on Romney

Since a witness said Zimmerman was chasing Martin, how does that change the laws interpretation

Male Student Suspended for Wearing a Skirt

The Great Billboard War of 2012

Amsterdam offers a haven for low-energy future

Hate Groups Grow as Racial Tipping Point Changes Demographics

Yemenis launch anti-drone campaign

Obama campaign releases new ad emphasizing Education

Pacquiao pays price for anti-gay stand

Antilia: Inside Mukesh Ambani's 27-Story Mumbai Residence, The World's First $1 Billion Home

Challenge to watch this without getting a lump in your throat

Rinse Preakness says Obama is in love with the man in the mirror. He and Wolfie

Fears of Bank Runs Mount in Southern Europe

Beyond our imagination: Fukushima and the problem of assessing risk

In case you're wondering here are when the Presidential and VP debates will be held & where

'Reporter's Privilege' Under Fire From Obama Administration Amid Broader War On Leaks

Volunteer for Wisconsin GOTV phone banks with WA State AFL-CIO

Dozens protest outside Obama headquarters, NATO country consulates

Facebook underwriters prop up stock as it nears break-even mark

Putting a price on life - the Spanish health care system under austerity

Annoying Toys

Cats. Do you wanna know what they REALLY think (and dream) about all day and night?

Fools and drunkards (and, ahem... those who are BOTH) DO seem to have guardian angels.

Here is a video of a project I worked on. "Verbolten" roller coaster ride at Busch Gardens VA.

Will the REAL MiddleFingerMom please stand up?

Want to secretly fund an attack ad, contact the Chamber of Commerce .....

Pennsylvania Doctors Worry Over Fracking 'Gag Rule'

Beyond 'Jeopardy': How IBM will make billions from Watson

Solar Energy in Germany

VVMF to Welcome President Obama to The Wall

Disability rights activists ordered to return to DC for court appearance

Top 10 donors make up a third of donations to super PACs

The DU Friday Afternoon Challenge for your beautiful minds: A Face in the Crowd!

Why Environmental Politics Matters

‘Nude’ Stephen Harper painting causes a stir (EYE BLEACH WARNING)

'It's a war between people and capitalism'

Mystery Health Care Group Funneled Millions to Conservative Nonprofits

Americans Elect EPIC FAIL.

Best Tina Fey quotes – in honor of her birthday

BREAKING NEWS -- Senators call on Supreme Court to Overturn Citizens United

According to zimmy the giggling sociopath, TM pounded his head into the concrete of the sidewalk

Thom Hartmann: The Right's Obsession w/Female Body Parts?

Thinking about "something else" blocks pain signals.

Apparently THC turned Trayvon Martin into a Reefer Madness psycho

Craig Venter Wants to Solve the World’s Energy Crisis

The Shady Bunch

‘U.S. Department of Peace’ may never get its chance

$25,000 to First Whistle-blower who turns-in Corporate secret donator to influence 2012 election

Many states...

Finger In Arby's Sandwich: Teen Spat Out 'Rubbery' Digit

US House voted on the right to trial

Wall Street-run dentists are torturing little kids for money.

Afghanistan's' Chicago resistance

Is Mitt Romney’s love for America a Mormon thing? (Boorstein/WaPo)

The GOP's Fateful Journey from Moderation to Machiavellianism

Found: Lounge Dudes' Disney trip pic.....

Post your favorite whiskey drinking songs

I'm living proof that The Playboy Club is not an equal opportunity employer....

Video Released of Trayvon Martin Buying Iced Tea and Skittles

Barbara Bush

Two U.S. House Reps Seek To Reinstate Domestic Propaganda Program

Kerry's interview on OTR/Channel 5

Video: Raggae star Beenie Man renounces homophobia, supports gay rights

The prosecutor charged Zimmerman with Second Degree Murder

Meet a future leader: Nine-year-old tells ‘God Hates Fags’ church ‘God hates no one’

House Republicans Cut Defense Department Spending… On NASCAR

What, if anything, do you miss from DU2?

Weekend Economists Make Their Marx, May 18-20, 2012

Tonight on Real Time with Bill Maher:

British economy may 'never quite recover' from a severe Euro collapse

In the vein of "Derp Durr Hurr"...

Yellow Submarine (????) - in production according to IMDB

Withdrawals at Santander UK amid Spain fears (they own Sovereign Bank in the US)

Illinois: Civil Rights Organization heard from concealed carry supporters

[E+C]-[P+T+G+I] = dramatic

Giraffe-necked screechy freepy woman screaming about food stamps, Reverend Al smacking her down

New G20 report: Who will hold police accountable?

How to make Thai Tea

I don't realize I've put on a few pounds until I attend a wedding or funeral.

Chuck Todd: Romney bullying media on Mormonism issue

Dacoit Dan in on the air with Salad Days (punk rock)

What's Pissing You Off The Most Now II (The Sequel)?

Federal agent seeks to dismiss Hawaii murder case

Why Is This Man Laughing?

Judge might split Guantanamo trial of 9/11 suspects

Meanwhile, over in Malaysia...

What's on at the movies in your town? We have had the same feature for more than a year now...

How to make fire using only orange people

Hopes fading for swift U.S., Pakistan deal on Afghan supply routes

Stop! Stop!

My feral cat friends: moving in a few weeks. Need advice.

I guess I'm starting to get old

Weld commissioner defends fracking

It's 92F this afternoon

Humanity can now build the Enterprise from STAR TREK - but it's gonna cost you

Disputed Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Headline Draws Fire

NLRB Region 2 Authorizes Issuance of Complaint Against Verizon for Unfair Firings, Discipline

Virginia Gov. McDonnell signs laws that expands voting access

FBI to Investigate Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s Administration for Bribery Relating to Appointments

Man Showed Up At Station To Pick Fight With Officers


Papantonio Hammers Heidi Harris on Corporate Welfare

Ann drives a couple of Cadillacs. Wait a minute

Nurses rally in Daley Plaza with music

The prosecution has mentioned that Zimmerman's story has changed several times


Eight Girls Pull Best Yearbook Prank Ever