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Archives: February 21, 2013

Photos Show North Korea Has Resumed Activity At Nuclear Site

*Justice Sotomayor interview on PBS NewsHour NOW!

The Tea Party Doesn't Want You to Show Up

Michigan Hospital Admits Considering Swastika-Tattooed Man’s Request For No Black Nurses

Effects of Bullying Last Into Adulthood, Study Finds

Heritage Foundation fundraiser request sent to my rich boss part 2

Howard Fineman on John McCain

Americans may not be in the best shape... But we do get great mileage.

Make sure you watch "Nova" tonight on PBS.

"Facts, Figures And Fallacies: the NRA's Misuse of Gun Statistics"

Japan’s latest reason to restart nuclear: A record trade deficit

Still Haunted

The Wage Theft Epidemic

The 96%

Exoplanet Kepler 37b is tiniest yet - smaller than Mercury


Increasing competition in the financial sector

Lost Antarctic Royal penguin found in New Zealand

So we're barely 30 days into a new administration and already we've got five

Powell's Chief of Staff: Iraq Intel Was 'Outright Lies', But Powell Didn't 'Knowingly Lie' at U.N.

Oregon lawmakers drop attempt to ban the sale of assault weapons and of high-capacity gun clips

Indiana school suspends (separate prom) teacher over anti-gay remarks

Why Chinese products are so cheap

These kitties are really FOCUSED !

Why, when someone dies, are they spoken of as a "body" or "corpse"?

2014 US Senate Election

Ugh... How Jesse Jackson Jr. (D) Spent His Campaign Funds

Renewable resources

USDA Guarantees Loan For Chemtex Commercial Cellulosic Ethanol Refinery in Sampson County, NC

Wind Energy

200 Miles Per Hour!

OK - why the hell does my profile

NC House panel approves ending 'death' tax

Instead of Trying to Feed the World, Let’s Help It Feed Itself

Romney To Return To Political Scene For CPAC Speech

California School District Sued Over Yoga Program.

Ted Nugent, in his own words...

Filet of Preying Mantis? Sauteed Earwig?

I can hardly wait for the Arias-Pistorius nuptials.

Group claims Rick Perry used public money for private trips

*Watch 'A murder of crows' on PBS, NATURE.

ReTHUG Pete Domenici fathered child three decades ago with daughter of another ReTHUG Senator

It aint necessarily so

Israeli soldiers allegedly assault principal and teachers ( B'tselem )

Rubio's popularity drops after SOTU rebuttal speech

Corporate personhood and "religious freedom"

WikiLeaks discover ties between Nigerian scammers and Straftor. Sort of. (Murphy | CSM)

Sen. Graham will hold up Brennan for Benghazi answers

Luckovich Toon- Second Opinion

Not enough fossils?

You Wouldn't Expect: Downtown Wilson. Show runs 2/21, 2/22 and 2/23. Admission is free

Murder of Crows

18 states in path of winter storm

Cruz defends political tactics since starting in Senate

Oregon lawmakers drop attempt to ban the sale of assault weapons and of high-capacity gun clips

UNC researchers say baby brains could presage Alzheimer’s or other adulthood diseases Read more her

Navarro College in Corsicana Closed Thursday (Bomb Threat)

Ok I just have to ask

Bullies Called Him Pork Chop. He Took That Pain With Him And Then Cooked It Into This.

Rice Student's National Efforts Earn Scathing Rebuttal From Head of Creationist Museum

Why "mom and pop" stores are as bad as big-box stores

State Senator Wendy Davis Wants To Bring Federal Fair Pay Laws for Women To Texas

Great jury results!

how to keep the cat off the keyboard

Let's Lynch The Landlord...

Labor Unions Endorse Gay Marriage In Delaware

The Latest Signs Ashley Judd Is Preparing Run Against Mitch McConnell

Mr. 999 goes on the O'Loofah factor to say the 51% who voted for Obama

Sapphire and Partner Scientists Publish Analysis of Algae Parasite Impact on Scalable Algae Biofuel

Arctic Sea Ice Forum

TCM Schedule for Thursday, February 21 -- 31 Days of Oscar -- Paramount Pictures

Minimum wage sucks. We all know that. What about the subminimum wage?

Looks like one of the Robinson brothers from Free Republic has gone missing (still offline)

North Korea is getting into the...videogame business?

Quote of the day directed at Pat McCrory and the NC General Assembly:

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

Can you guess this "Famous" couple?

Okay, I'm going to plead ignorance. What's the deal behind the tift between the GOP base and Rove?

Peter Orszag, former Obama Budget Director, now Citibank stooge, wants to privatize USPS

Rachel is talking about how the Koch Bros. are firing a lot of people. Maybe one of these

Go to your vinyl! If you don't have vinyl, can't play! What is the last LP you listened to?

Some things never go out of style.

Palestinian Filmmaker Behind "5 Broken Cameras" Detained at LAX Ahead of Oscars

Rock Chalk!

From Canada: CBC: Kerry speech ominous for Keystone XL pipeline

Cornell scientists use 3-D printer, living-cell injections to create new ears

Share your interesting online dating experiences

Wouldn't it be crazy?

Ashley Judd meets with DSCC (in Washington D.C)

Feeding bleach to baby was 'dumbest decision ... in my life'

'Ender's Game' Author's Anti-Gay Views Pose Risks for Film

For those who say food is a matter of choice

Police called after man refuses to remove pasta strainer from head

This is Achingly Beautiful, so very Inspiring.

Family bent out of shape over a public school yoga program sues Calif. school district

GOProud, Log Cabin Republicans Won't Participate In CPAC This Year

Quebec language police go after 'pasta' on Italian restaurant's menu

The rise of the Radical Right

Let's play "Change that Movie Title!"

Is there something in the water in Arizona?

Steps to Citizenship in Obama Immigration Proposal

The Junior League of Hezbollah?

How long would it take for one person to smoke 599 pot plants?

The pathway to citizenship


Ask yourself, If Unions aren't important, why are corporations spending BILLIONS to destroy them?

ITV scoops three awards for coverage of Jimmy Savile sex abuse scandal (beat doc on Arafat poisoning

*Eliz Colbert Busch coming up on Lawrence show, running for SC seat in House.

When a Palestinian home isn't really a home

Superheroes wash windows at Lurie Children’s Hospital

2013 MA US Senate Election (Markey-D vs Sullivan-R)

Mayor Reed says Olympic bid too costly for San Jose

Superficial fun post <ALERT>: whassup with Krystal Ball's big pink plastic necklace?

Rachel Maddow: "... you have to stop making stuff up."

I like how Redstate is ignoring Domenici story & Endorsing Mark Sanford

Have you ever watched the Frontline program, "A Hidden Life"?

Last Congress was most hostile to environmental causes, say activists

Rick Scott did what ???

In_The_Wind is a force of nature!

Surprise! Gay Republican Groups Will, Once Again, Not Take Part In CPAC This Year

ABC News' majorly borked transcript of Rubio's SOTU response

Protest movements popular with Canadians

so, for whatever reason I'm watching a pre Oscar show

When did the alert function change?

You know you're on the right path when you're condemned to hell

Fake peace talks are far worse than no peace talks

When Ed Markey wins the Senate Race

New NSIDC page: Greenland Ice Sheet Today

"The New Old-Age Security? A Job" by Tavia Grant at the Globe & Mail

Who here can actually keep a schedule?

Michelle Rhee & Bloomberg donating mega $$$$ to influence Los Angeles school board race

*Madeleine Albright on Charlie Rose tonight.

Response To Wage Theft Epidemic Post - US Business Makes Billions Stealing Wages

Goolsby files bill to combat sex trafficking in N.C.

Anti-waste call sobers up China luxury food market .

AP: Obama considers urging the Supreme Court to overturn California’s ban on gay marriage

Soledad O’Brien Leaving CNN Would Be Another Journalistic Blow To Floundering Network

Residents of Palestinian village accuse Israeli authorities of harassment

Artist finds inspiration, materials while exploring the world beneath the waves

Squee overload...

NY Magazine - "John Boehner Traps Himself on the Sequester"

BP civil settlement remains elusive as trial nears

The PowerPoint That Proves It’s Not Obama’s Sequester After All

Source: Boeing to propose 787 battery fix to FAA

LA Officials Issued A 'Do-Not-Drink' Order After A Dead Body Turned Up In A Hotel Water Tank

Chilean cult leaders head to prison (Nazi)

Chilean cult leaders head to prison (Nazi)

Arsenal vs. FC Bayern Munich

The Stench will be speaking at CPAC

I never listen to RW Republican hate talk radio however...

Bolivia leader unable to visit Chavez at hospital

WINTER STORM WARNING: Traveling in icy or blizzard conditions

Jon Stewart Destroys McCain For Hagel, Benghazi Outrage, And Iraq: ‘You Don’t Get To Pull… That Sh*t

White House Tactic for C.I.A. Bid Holds Back Drone Memos

Report: 834 U.S. citizens mistakenly detained at ICE request from 2008-12

I don't want to be depressing, here, but - how do you cope with it?

Guns: BUY. Gun stocks: SELL

It's how the World works…

GOP'S Trolls & Moles Killing Government From Within

Panetta Notifies Congress of Pentagon Plan To Furlough Civilians (22 days of unpaid leave)

The Onion Went There(re:the Pastorius case in S. Africa)....

Michael Moore Intervenes When Agents Threaten To Deport Palestinian Director At Airport

I post this as an observation (the guns/drones paradox)

Eddie of the Exchequer

"Clean" Coal?

White House Tactic for C.I.A. Bid Holds Back Drone Memos

Detective in Pistorius Case Faces Charges.

President Obama to speak at Rosa Parks statue dedication

Forget for a moment Dorner and the LAPD. Turn, instead, to these people

Russia warns of 'mutual destruction' in Syria

What market is GE attracting when they show an ad for GE jet engines on cable TV?

Here you go…

Gas prices spike; blame Wall Street?

What better topic for this group....These women led the way in politics. Who do you admire most?

Oh Joe We love you so...

Mexican Supreme Court: American Cases Demand Marriage Equality

Wolves Hunting Buffalo

Simpson-Bowles is BS

NYT's Andy Revkin: accept Keystone, there's nothing we can do about it.

Not just another coal mine ...

Benghazi looks like the GOP wants to Saddam Obama

2008 McCain vs 2013 McCain

I'm trying to find out about "bill me later"

In my mailbox today...from my BIL, the MD...

40 Percent of Americans Now Make Less than 1968 Minimum Wage

Today would have been Barbara Jordans' 77th birthday....She probably the person I admire most from

Rare 1936 BBC recording: William Butler Yeats on modern poetry

What can anyone tell me about the Aspen Institute?

JUST PUBLISHED: The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks

from the Republican Party Platform of 1956 - something to share with your GOP friends-

February 21, 1947

February 21 is National Sticky Buns Day

The Mind of a Rampage Killer

What's for Dinner ~ Thursday Feb 21st

GOP believe they have the right to slow down the economy

Pistorius Investigating Officer Hilton Botha Faces “Seven Counts Of Attempted Murder”

French hostages 'freed in Cameroon'

Obama ran after only 2 years in the Senate. Why is this a tougher prospect for Warren? Here's why:

Researchers say sunlight yields more efficient carbon dioxide to methanol model

Genome-wide imaging study identifies new gene associated with Alzheimer’s plaques


"Frankenstein SCSI box": Freeper IT excellence on display

NASA Sees Monster Sunspot Growing Fast, Solar Storms Possible

Three minor sisters looking for food raped, murdered in India

Gun bill giving sheriff right to inspect homes pulled by Washington lawmakers

China floods Iran with cheap consumer goods in exchange for oil

Deepest undersea vents discovered by UK team

Des Moines to pay $51,000 over fatal shooting of dog

Prince Philip Gaffes: Duke Of Edinburgh Tells Filipino Nurse, 'Your Country Must Be Half Empty'

8 Surefire Ways to Demotivate Your Employees

United Nations says U.S. drones killed more civilians in Afghanistan in 2012

US: A nation of inmates? Minorities make up over 70 percent of the federal prison population

Hey ReTHUGs, Freepers, Twiright zoners, Fundies and Gun Nuts

To Block Gaza Tunnels, Egypt Lets Sewage Flow

Captive hunting in Vermont lures amid criticism

Large explosion rocks Syrian capital Damascus

Toon: Biohazard

A crowded United Airlines flight was canceled.

Police called to DMV after man refuses to remove pasta strainer from head (FSM Alert!)

Hezbollah courier staked out Israeli sites in Europe

NEVER.. put... an Angry man...

It now takes a college degree to qualify for low-skilled work

Pa. Hospital Gets Shoeshine Tips Totaling $200,000

U.S. Not Ready for Cyber War Hostile Hackers Could Launch

Thursday Toon Roundup 1- Republicants

Thursday Toon roundup 2: Spies and Wars

Thursday Toon roundup 3: The Rest

A Dazzling Priest’s Lurid Fall, to Drug Case Suspect

New York Times to sell The Boston Globe

Food for thought...

NY Mag "He’s the unpopular leader of an unpopular party advocating unpopular ideas..."

American Assassination History for Dummies

If you live near Stillwater, OKC, Edmond be careful if you have to go out:

GOP Activists Behind Three Troubling Supreme Court Cases Aimed at Dismantling Our Democracy

Texas Weighs Bill That Would Buck Gun Control

Forbes: Florida Gov. Rick Scott's Obamacare Medicaid Mea Culpa

Monsanto Likely to Score Supreme Court Win with Far-Reaching Benefits for Corporate Farming

Why California Politics Is Different from the Rest of the Country

'Alien' wildlife in Europe wreaks €12bn damage a year, study shows

A Mitch that needs scratching

Chris Christie love fest on morning joe

Estonia launches national electric car charging network

The Hadith - a way into a more liberal Islam?

Likely Outcomes of Owning a Real Lightsaber

Justice Department deal reduces BP's Deepwater Horizon fine by $3.4bn

Americans Favor Obama Over GOP on Most Issues

Bob Goodlatte, Unintentional Comedian

America's military can handle anything ... except a budget cut

New Arch history delves into wheeling and dealing behind the building of an icon

Micro-drones will “hide in plain sight”

Message left on the Freeper Facebook page...

Keystone XL Exec: To Support Dirty Tar Sands Is To Support 'American Values'

Day - Land of 1000 Chances

Ahem, pt 2 (ifor the "this is our country" crowd)

Protection of the Citizen

Americans aren't buying what GOP is selling

Who Can Own Life? Farmer vs. Monsanto Before US High Court

Alaskans and far North Canadians, are there snakes in your area? I just wonder if they

I am soooooo sick of early morning blah blah blah....somewhere

Nate Silver: Democrats early favorites to hold Senate

Bello: Washington Debates the Pivot to Asia

We have Thundersnow!

Has DU ever had a major outage, like FR has now?

Joe Biden’s Shotgun Approach to Politics Good for Obama Administration

Marketing By Masculininzing The Feminine

Say no to armed guards in schools

Obama Rated at 3-Year High in Poll, Republicans at Bottom

Oscar Misogyny...

Ships Leaking $37 Billion Reflect Eisenhower’s Warning

Brig. Gen. Sinclair to appear in Fort Bragg court Thursday

Are you up yet?

How a leader answers a corporate bully.

How often do you eat fast food?

Israel To Return Farmland To Palestinian Owners

Koch Brothers Want to Know Why Their Money Was Wasted

ckeck the wind map of winter storm "Q"

As Growth Shifts Into Overdrive, NYU Faces a Rebellion From Within

Police: Naked scammers seduce, blackmail men on Web

Eddie the basketball playing seas otter

Update on missing crew

Help in reporting a tax preparer fraud to the IRS

Abyss of Uncertainty: Germany's Homemade Nuclear Waste Disaster

Privacy concerns Public to shape drone policy

Holy entitlement program, Batman! Joe Scar getting some good info from Time mazazine

german bishops ok contraception in rape cases

Mosquitoes ignore repellent Deet after first exposure

Sometimes DU drives me to drink....

Why is there no White History Month? It's about time for that question again.

Stanley McChrystal says the U.S. should reinstitute the draft

For young bluesbassman, "getting to Carnegie Hall" wasn't the reason to "practice practice practice"

New product guarantees it will make you irresistibly attractive to everyone around you.

Don't MAKE me turn this car around!!!!!

Compared to this, "Gangnam Style" would be a piece of cake.

MiddleFingerMom and Kali are the first two of many highly-anticipated DU collectibles.

Dr. MiddleFingerMom, M.D. is only licensed to practice in the State of Meta.

I'm on vacay and it's snowing here in Kansas City......

Whole Foods removes chicken ad featuring Obama

Capital Gains Tax Cuts ‘By Far’ The Biggest Contributor To Growth In Income Inequality, Study Finds

Putting the nutcase party in perspective

NATO chief urges countries to halt defense cuts

Did we learn anything from Iraq?

Egypt passes electoral law, paves way for elections

Found this funny: WWE unveils Tea Party character (as a villain), promptly busted.

What do you want from the Liquor Store?

The federal budget is going to increase, whether Republicans like it or not.

University Advice to Women Being Raped: Vomit or Urinate

Pope Benedict Sought Immunity for Sex Abuse Crimes Before Resigning

The United States of Aftermath

The Military Industrial Complex Is Too Strong Is Too Many States

We're winning. Marco Rubio steals a position straight from the Democratic Party Platform.

Yeah, sure we all laugh at Free Republic now.

Bronx politician pushes for gun-crime registry

GOP Is A Terrorist Organization - Do It Our Way Or We Kill The Hostage (USA).

What a week it's been for weather.

Latest Right Wing Fantasy/Meme Being circulated:

Otis Taylor - "Blue Rain In Africa" from My World Is Gone (LIVE)

3 dead, several hurt in Las Vegas Strip shooting

Re: The Oscar Pestorius situation

I am in love with 'Elementary' w/Jonny Lee Miller and Lucy Liu

New Legal Successes by the Freedom From Religion Foundation.

Staying Stupid: Why the ‘Hip’ Young Republicans Can’t Change Their Party (or Themselves)

Tax dodgers named on HMRC list

Harry Reid on running again in 2016: 'Sure, why not?'

India's Hyderabad hit by two explosions

Army Attendance At AUSA Winter Conference Slashed 95 Percent: The Drawdown Begins

Matt Taibbi: Justice Department's New Get-Tough Policy Is, Well, Not

USA Today/Pew: Public Prefers Obama To Congressional GOP On Host Of Issues

New Federal Rule Requires Insurers to Offer Mental Health Coverage

Marathon runner, 101, sad over retirement

Gun Crazy: Why Is America Different From Other Countries?

A big RedBull, a 32oz sweet tea, and a cup of coffee....

Thelonious Thursday!

Romney returns to the place where his reputation for spineless opportunism was born

NASA Faked the Moon Landings – Therefore Climate Science is a Hoax

Snowiest winter in 100 years causes 3,500 km traffic Moscow.

Thyroid discussion.. cause I'm going in for the blood test today, symptoms started 6 years ago

Jim Hightower: Retail Injustice

Making a Buerre Blanc Sauce (Video)

Laura Bush and Dick Cheney aren’t courageous

3 dead, several hurt in Las Vegas Strip shooting

Some of the many reasons to not live in Florida

GOP senator signals support for Hagel nomination

On this day in 1965, Malcolm X was assassinated.

WHO? I Will Tell You Who.

Arizona committee backs privately minted gold, silver coins

Consumers in U.S. Hold Negative Economic Outlook as Fuel Climbs

Broadcaster Joe Garagiola to retire

U.S. debates F-35 fighter jets: It's time to kill this trillion dollar relic

Gay Republican groups shut out of CPAC again

Today in Peace and Justice history on February 21, 1972

Today in Peace and Justice history on February 21, 1972

Manufacturing in the Philadelphia Region Unexpectedly ShrinksQ

F-35 warplane costs driven up by production choice: U.S. general

Ships Leaking $37 Billion Reflect Eisenhower’s Warning

War’s Lingering Phantoms

French criticise 'ignorant' comments by US tyre boss

Ever have a Dairy Milk bar in Britain, or an orange Fanta in Canada?

Scott Walker Says 4th of July Not a Celebration of Democracy, but an Anti-U.S. Government Holiday

Ten Giant Weapons in the Pentagon's Shrinking Budget

5 Reasons Why the Keystone XL Pipeline is Bad for the Economy

Defense Budget at Center of Spending War

Wisconsin Republicans fast-track bill that undermines private sector unions

SiriusXM to Broadcast Exclusive Town Hall Event with Former Vice President Al Gore

Joe Biden’s Shotgun Approach to Politics Good for Obama Administration

Canada Geese are flying north already

DU POLL - Since 2000, are there now states you would never move to or work in ...

Bloomberg's take on the LCS target barge:

Yngwie Malmsteen is a first class jerk .....

The moment is being billed as Romney’s reemergence, but the truth is he never really left

MSNBC's Jansing & Co has mostly useless frivolous info.

3-3 to keep "skanky snatch" as a descriptor for a stripper's body part.

what's wrong with america? hint: it rhymes with salvation

Defense-Cut Hypocrisy Makes GOP Converge With Democrats

Previously Owned U.S. Home Sales Climb to 4.92 Million (best year since 2007)

God damn it. I have to help Newt tomorrow.

What if the president could just wage war from the Oval Office?

GOP Economics - If You Are Not Starving Or Desperate You Are Overpaid

Laura Bush wants off gay marriage ad

Juan Cole: Tunisian Democracy Challenged as Prime Minister Resigns

Pic Of The Moment: New Poll: President Obama Beating Republicans (Almost) Everywhere

Murdoch Tweets Opposition To Keystone XL: It Brings ‘Lots of Heavy, Dirty Oil Across Country’

Walter it going to Break Bad? ('toon - Fitzsimmons)

The ones on the IOC should be removed permanently

Matt Taibbi: Justice Department's New Get-Tough Policy Is, Well, Not

Venn Diagram re: pissing

Ted Nugent KNOWS All:"Blacks Are Only Ones Who Don't Realize Democrats Are Destroying Black America"

Postal Service to launch clothing line in 2014

I Have Issues

Michelle and Big Bird...Let's Move!

Email from Elizabeth Warren: "Big announcement"

George Galloway refuses to debate with Israeli student at Oxford

In A Time Of Limits | John Michael Greer

Obama Hits 3 Year High as Republicans Sink to New Low

Laura Bush Objects To Being Quoted Accurately Supporting Marriage Equality

YES! Striking graph on Americans' desire to see minimum wage raised

we will, we will mop you

Fire in the Sky!

Maddow: Republicans have abandoned empiricism, leading to a governing philosophy that puts

Glenn Greenwald criticizes MSNBC for hiring Axelrod & Gibbs

This may sound like religion, but tis more like sarcasm

Black Nebraska lawmaker shames Republicans: Jesus ‘looked more like me than you all’

North Korea Cites "Tragedy" Of Countries That Give Up Nuclear Programs

Where are the defenders of those being bullied in this thread?

The Extraordinary Science of Addictive Junk Food

Shooting on Las Vegas Strip covered live.

People who recline their airplane seats are history's greatest monsters

Thom Hartmann: If we can't hold war criminals responsible - then who are we?

GOP - It Is NOT That All Our Policies Kill And Impoverish People - We Need To Sweeten The Message

Towns to pay $3.5M in deadly cop raid

GOP Senators Urge Obama To Drop Hagel Nomination (LETTER)

Mississippi Newspaper Owner Defends Gay Marriage Cover Story

Mississippi newspaper owner defends gay marriage cover story

Time to lighten up a bit....sorta

free republic's 3-day standoff with teh interwebs continues..

Serious U.S. Mortgage Delinquencies Fall to Four-Year Low

"Like the Peter Principle, but for conservative white guys"

Pistorius bail hearing in chaos as lead detective is axed from case..

Mother Of Aurora Shooting Victim Confronts McCain At Town Hall

436 advertising catch phrases

Mississippi newspaper owner defends gay marriage cover story

The Rude Pundit: Let Us Now Praise Skeletor for He Has Made Florida Suck a Little Less

Survivor Caramoan - Episode 2 Discussion Thread - NO SPOILERS PLEASE

‘Pasta’ found in violation of Quebec laws as language police crackdown

0-6 to leave blatant homophobia unhidden. I'm outta here

DCCC Goes After 27 Republicans Over Sequestration

Thom Hartmann: You've Met the Meet the Simpson-Bowlers

Hate-talk Hedgecock: Who we "allow to procreate" is "scientific explanation for lower info voter"

MIT's Ernie Moniz shortlisted for Secretary of Energy

Hugh Bowman will lose, and deserves to

Big objection to small pickle's name leads to change

‘The Gatekeepers’: Israeli Intelligence Under Spotlight At The Oscars

Get Thee Behind Me, Satan! *facepalm*

Three would-be suicide bombers found guilty of UK terror plot - more deadly than 7/7

Walmart pressing felony charges against employee who ate ‘multiple’ Oreo cookies

Tim Tebow cancels appearance at controversial Dallas church

NCAA Says Pennsylvania Wants to Filch Its $60 Million Child Abuse Endowment

Progressive Evangelical Attacks AARP, Social Security

State Dumps Budget Woes on the Disabled

FEATURE-Tennis-Federer plays big brother to village children

Obama's rhetoric meets reality

Will Kerry Bring Faith to Foreign Policy?

On the bright side, at least the U.S. is not alone in death penalty douchebaggery.

Please help DU this poll from the Denver Post on the death penalty

Christian Founder of Online Dating Site Wants to Ease Gay Pain

GOP Message - Nothing Will Pass And Nothing Moves Unless You Give Us Total Power

New research: Louisiana coast faces highest rate of sea-level rise worldwide


Toon: The Wicked Witch of Sequestration

Anti-Spending Republican Sought Government Funds To Protect George W. Bush’s Childhood Home

Mother Of Aurora Shooting Victim Confronts McCain At Town Hall (w/ McCain's scumbag response)

Key House Republican: Don’t Even Think About A Path To Citizenship

Tim Tebow Cancels Appearance At Anti-Gay Megachurch

Name a completely meaningless accomplishment of yours.

Delaney to Introduce Infrastructure Funding Legislation!!!

I thought we were an Autonomous Collective

'I don't want to go to Disney World anymore': Parents' fury as TSA agents detain their crying

And in contrast to the Wal Mart report on sales.....

CARTOON: Yeah, you, GOP ... You Built That!

Iowa Nun from Nuns on the bus calls on Branstad

EU to register Chinese solar panels in move toward duties

FCC orders 2M people to power down cell phone signal boosters

In The Wind's mantra for 40 years ~ ~ ~

Keep This In Mind When You Hear The NRA Shout 'Second Amendment!'

Rick, is this more of the Uranus Pluto/Chiron Neptune energy you've been talking about?

After 35 Years, First Black Female Boy Scout Master Gets Her Due

Gun Owner Colin Powell Has A Request Common Sense Can't Argue With

Santos grants former FARC land to 342 families

Assange not on agenda for Carr and Bildt

Young woman killed and 8 wounded in northwest Colombia minefield

Supreme Court upholds Georgia convict's stay of execution

Latest Front in the Gun Debate Is Mandatory Insurance

I'm probably in the minority here, re: Rachel's Iraq Special. But I thought, 'Is that all you got?'

Rachel Maddow: The Unraveling Of The Republican Party (VIDEO)

U.S. Indicts Peanut Processors in 2009 Salmonella Outbreak.

just look how much the rethuglicons learned from the 2012 election!!!

Soledad Has No Time For This Bullsh_t Argument About Gays In The Boy Scouts

Pakistani man accuses ambassador to U.S. of blasphemy

DIY Pallet Furniture Set

Shoe shiner donates $200K in tips to children in need

Damascus Car Bomb Kills at Least 53

'One Good Egg' at the White House

Michelle Rhee group $250,000, Bloomberg one million to local school board race in L.A.

This Is Hilarious Until You Realize How Many People Believe It

Did The Man Reunited With His Dog Turn On The Very Woman Who Helped Him?

San Jose man wins $1 million lottery, will spend it on chickens

Men's Fitness subscription, $3.99 per year

This is Sooooo Cool - Love this pic!

7 spending cuts you'll really feel

Spanish firefighters refuse to be ‘puppets of the banks’, refuse to evict 85 yr old

Good message I see on a sign every day

AP memo just out: 'Husband,' 'wife' OK regardless of sexual orientation

Republicans go after Markey for remarks concerning Citizens United

One of the most incredible, beautiful, important things I've ever seen.

Anyone remember Mitch Miller from the 60s?

Can someone explain how the same party that embraced supply side economics is now

Attendance 'Scrubbing' Tempts Low-Ranked Schools

Top GOP Senator: Native American Juries Are Incapable Of Trying White People Fairly

How did you get here?

Just how shameless is WI Gov. Scott Walker ?

Electricity ratepayers be warned! (received in email from Progress NC)

Guess who was all up in arms about Bill Clinton's sex life, about 15 years ago?

Puppies predict Argo the big Oscar winner on 'Late Night'

Second Bombing Averted in Damascus

Iran installs advanced centrifuges to speed up nuclear work

Is there any good new music out? I need some new tunes.

Kerry, Lavrov to Discuss Death of Russian Adoptee At Berlin Meeting

Hillary 2016: the good, bad and ugly

Civil Disobedience: What if everyone went to Wal-Mart and ate an Oreo Cookie?

Argentina, hedge funds set for U.S. appeals court battle

Woman's death tied to abortion, says medical examiner

Budget cuts won't hit meat inspectors immediately: USDA


What If All The NFL Logos Were British

Tim Tebow Cancels Speech At Dallas Chuch After Backlash Over Pastor's Comments On Gays, Muslims

AUDIO: Rev Al's Interview w/ President Obama today:

Slate: What’s the Matter With Vermont? (anti-vaxxer nuts)

A Company That Runs Prisons Will Have Its Name on a Stadium

Huntsman: Republicans Should Embrace Gay Marriage

*DROOL* Geforce Titan

Finally, a jury stumbles over the finish line.

Soft Machine co-founder Kevin Ayers dies in France

Nate Harper, Pittsburgh Police Chief, Steps Down Amid FBI Probe

The WH reponse to the letter asking for Hagel to be widthdrawn

Sharon warned Begin Israel ‘could be accused of genocide’

Two questions

Don't let John Boehner and his Tea Party Congress cut Social Security.

Can Republicans Win the Senate in 2014? Nate Silver

GOP Activists Behind 3 Troubling USSC Cases Aimed at Dismantling Our Democracy

GOP World - Science Fiction For Real - Robocop Nation.

Coming to a city near you soon -- “Ted Nugent Black Power” tour!!

Oregon's largest charter school miseducated student for years, graduated her unable to read or write

Ha! This Homemade Sign......

Family Kicked Out Of Golden Corral Restaurant Over Children's Skin Disorder

if Wayne and Ted are the worst "gun rights" spokespeople

DAMN! A true legend of Blues has passed away.

Ashley Judd meets with DSCC and Kentucky donors on potential Senate bid...

Here's a new one: "PMSNBC"

Keiser Report: Mystery Meat - Shut Up & Eat!

Bitter Pill: Why Medical Bills Are Killing Us

Democratic and Republican legislators unite on bill to legalize and tax marijuana (Maine)

UK Facing Multiple Invasive Species Threats; Bee-killing Asian Hornet, Tiger Mosquito, More

Army Reserve revokes promotion of Petraeus' one-time mistress

Two interesting Tebow headlines:

today in women's herstory


LCV - Last Congress Most Hostile To Environmental Protection Of Any In Past 40 Years - Guardian

Lindsey Graham: Drone Strikes Have Killed 4,700 People

Whole Foods removes chicken ad featuring Obama

For you from NCR, but edited out of special edition re Pope's abdication: LGBT Catholics Hope

a biography of the day-erma bombeck (humourist)

Houston Group Giving Away Shotguns in High-Crime Neighborhoods to Test if Crime is Reduced

Peddo Teddo - Nugent still not dead or in jail. Names his tour "Ted Nugent Black Power 2013"

You Might Be A Republican If You Support Background Checks

For you from NCR but edited out of special hardcopy edition re Pope's abdication-LGBT Catholics Hope

Rethuglicans are finally about to have their dream come true: shutting down the

These were not benevolent gifts from enlightened management

For you from NCR but edited out of special hardcopy edition re Pope's abdication-LGBT Catholics Hope

Fox’s Bob Beckel makes a lame rape apology

some quotes of the day-erma bombeck (and we can use a few laughs)

Congressman Says Americans Need Guns To Protect The Nation From Sharia Law

Small Business Owner with Bad Haircut

Political Cartoons Every American Should See

What's It Like to Wake Up From a Tea Party Binge? Just Ask Florida!

Top GOP Senator: Native American Juries Are Incapable Of Trying White People Fairly

"The Missing Link in Obama's Liberalism" (Eric Alterman on Obama's SOU Speech)

Crystal Mangum, Duke Lacrosse Accuser, Makes Bond on Murder Charge for Boyfriend's Death

for the many women who have lost so much

Anti-Spending GOP Rep Wants Federal Funds To Make George W. Bush’s Childhood Home A National Park

Obama called top Republicans to discuss looming cuts: White House

Gay marriage amendment fails

A Safe Assumption

Obama's Plan To Win Over Even Political Illiterates on the Budget Fight

Worst governor of your state

feminism's long march-you've come a long way, baby (or have you?)

Even Sony Isn't Sure What the PlayStation 4 Will Look Like

feminism's long march-you've come a long way, baby (or have you?)

59% of America’s “tuna” isn’t actually tuna

Anyone a Darksiders fan?

Scott Walker Budget Travesty

Indentured Servitude? GOP Lawmaker Wants To Tether Immigrants To ‘The Dirtiest Jobs’

Hey, Congressional Teapublicans:

Well, sure, there in the desert, whaddya expect?

Calif. Attorney General Hopeful (D) Wants to Ban All Marijuana Users From Driving -- Ever

WOW! Great New Ad Supporting Gay Marriage!

The jingoism of Jesus

Shooting on the Las Vegas strip

RHEL 6.4 is out

Free Republic Update--files have been transferred and new server *almost* up and running:

If the main Dem contenders for 2016 are Hillary Clinton and Elizabeth Warren, who would you support?

Fox News Host: Rapes Don't Happen at College

Trans anti-discrimination bill introduced in Maryland

David Gregory re-ups as 'Meet the Press' host

Aaron Swartz, R.I.P.

Does taking a younger male to see strippers encourage him to see woman as property?

Tony Auth nails the Republicans on 'Sequestration'

Before you see Argo, watch the real version. movie made in 1981

Pro-Gay Marriage Group ‘Sorry’ Laura Bush Wants Out Of Their Ad

Setting the record straight on Medicare's overhead costs: New study

Good news! Free Republic just got two hamsters for the wheel.

So last night somebody in my church group jokingly suggested we start a school.

After Arrest, How Florida Police Sent Young Informant to Buy Drugs and the Gun That Ended Her Life

Aaron Swartz, R.I.P. (latest from Alan Grayson - you HAVE to read this)

Glass is Definitely Full!

Pope Benedict retired after inquiry into 'Vatican gay officials', says paper

Anyone remember Roger Miller from the 60s?

Barbara Lee introduces bill to end the "War on Terror"

Should grandma join Facebook? It may give her a cognitive boost, study finds

AP To Use ‘Husband, Wife’ Regardless Of Sexual Orientation

Miss. Newspaper Owner Lets Homophobic Readers Have It Over Coverage of ‘Historic’ Same-Sex Wedding

If they had sequestered their own salaries, healthcare, jobs

A Chinese Life Is Worth Less Than a Middle Eastern Life

Oil's Not So Well In America's Saddest City: Beaumont, Texas

Why I Blame George Bush for the Sequester

Oil's Not So Well In America's Saddest City: Beaumont, Texas

No, BuzzFeed, no one seriously compared anything to slavery

Syrian rebels attack Hezbollah's positions in Lebanon: FSA commander

For family-friendly workplaces, U.S. comes in "dead last"

Anyone remember Henry Miller from the 60s?

Zappa nailed it in 1986

The Recline and Fall of Western Civilization

Italian Newspaper Links Pope Resignation To Vatican's 'Gay Lobby'

Business and Labor Leaders Urge Visa System for Low-Skilled Work

Anyone remember Mrs. Miller from the 60s?

they are coming for your birth control

they are coming for your birth control

Obama: Republicans Care Most About Protecting The Rich

Anyone remember Mark Miller from the 60s?

Eddie the arthritic otter shoots hoops

Everyday People.

American Tech Workers Challenge NPR's H-1B Visa Story

More evidence immigration reform won’t fix GOP’s Latino problem

Anyone remember Barney Miller from the 70s?

Career Prospects Look Awful For Ph.D Graduates

George Will today: Solitary Confinement is Torture

US designs on Venezuela

Male Domination At Work

Who Is the Most Liberal Republican in the House? Who Is the Most Conservative Democrat?

Biden: 'Moral Price to Be Paid for Inaction' on Guns

2-24-01 (pre 9-11) Powell remarks, in which he states that Iraq can't threaten neighbors, no WMD

1.5C rise in temperature enough to start permafrost melt, scientists warn

Anyone remember Henry Gibson from the 60s?

Anyone remember,......the 60s?

75 Extraordinary Uses for Baking Soda

I propose we drop some napalm on the entire first page of Meta, take a breath, and start over

At least I remember Steve Miller from the 1970s

Campaign to recall Alaska D-turned-R state rep gets under way

Time Out

David Shire


Why the republicans will keep losing elections / A right winger email I just got

Ted Nugent: "Blacks are only ones who don't realize Democrats are destroying Black America"

Anyone remember Magilla Gorilla {civil rights barometer} from the 60s?

Always a good one

Stripper party Mom has 4 boys and a husband she loves...(and God must be OK w/strippers!)

Soledad O'Brien is out as a host on CNN

Rachel to be Drifting through Texas

Sabotage - Let's play Hardball!!!


Pssst.. Jan Brewer.. whatcha-gonna-do-about-this? 1-2 buckle my highway

Anyone remember Miller High Life in 40s?

All mine

PEW Res Poll, 76% favor Obama's balanced approach of revenues increases & cuts to Deficit reduction

Cure for Common Hangover? 'Pill' Mimics Action of Human Liver

Guitar lessons

Hey, have you seen this toddler shooting hoops?

The Bobs go to D.C.

Tell a story with the DU smilies!

Obama’s top 20 jabs at the GOP

Stock Market down.

Watch Eddie, The Sea Otter, Dunk!

Ten Ways Homophobia Affects 'Straight' People

Rick Scott Delivers Death Blow to Obamacare Repeal

Is there a way to choose your own avatar?

Human rights advocate killed every 5 days in Colombia: NGO .

How Long Will It Be Before GOP Law Makers Propose "Virginity" Tests Before Marriage?

Citizens United: California Poised

Ex-governor behind paramilitary massacre: Prosecutor General .

The Perfect Family & Albert Nobbs - Both excellent explorations of sexual orientation/gender roles.

Dogs find newborn girl abandoned in plastic bag in Texas

Ann Coulter: Latinos will never vote for the GOP because they are too poor and government-dependent

Headline you don't expect to see: Woman shot by oven while making waffles

"If YOU Touch Your Wee Wee It's A Mortal Sin But If A Priest Touches Your Wee Wee It's A Mistake

AIG is the new Apple of hedge fund managers' eyes: report

Pope Benedict retired after inquiry into 'Vatican gay officials', says paper

Journalists and human rights defenders stigmatized for covering land conflicts

Journalists and human rights defenders stigmatized for covering land conflicts

Drew Peterson sentenced to 38 years

Krugman: right wing comparisons of Obamacare with Switzerland's health care system

It Takes a B.A. to Find a Job as a File Clerk

Detroit Named Most Miserable U.S. City In Forbes Ranking

Peterson gets 38 years after screaming, 'I did not kill Kathleen'

Guess what this is:

Bush Family has ZERO redeeming qualities: Laura Bush Demands She Be Removed From Pro-Gay Marriage Ad

Our strategy should be not only to confront empire, but to lay siege to it. To deprive it of oxygen.

How Obama moved the tax debate to the right - Ezra Klein

KS Legislature news: Kansas CON -servatives not conservative.


Syria Blames Damascus Bomb On Qaeda-Linked Groups

Haiti's 'Baby Doc' spurns court again

KS Legislature: "... silliness ... hot-headed ... self-appointed moralists ... pseudo-intellectuals"

No end in sight for police brutality in South Africa

China, world’s largest emitter of greenhouse gasses, will tax carbon

Marion - I Go To Sleep

Aztec sacrifices at Tenochtitlán

Buffalo area AFLCIO Labor Council informational picket for nurse contract:

Gun buybacks could be funded by gun sales tax, lawmakers propose

Buffalo area AFLCIO Labor Council informational picket for nurse contract:

So will our Corporate Controlled SCOTUS rule for Monsanto??

Erasing Death: The Science That Is Rewriting the Boundaries Between Life and Death

On Gay Rights, Chancellor (Angela Merkel) Still a Conservative

I loved "Potiche"

I hate YAHOO

Don’t bite on GOP’s clever sequester trick, Dems

A man in PA shoots 2 family dogs who wander onto his sheep farm

Former Catholic Priest Matthew Fox on Ratzinger, Opus Dei & The Broken Catholic Church

Scahill on Blackwater/DOJ: "If this is all that came of this case, wow. Just wow."

Whatever happened to The 700 Club?

Smaller Government

Robert Parry: How Reagan Promoted Genocide

Nancy Sinatra - Bang Bang

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Friday, 22 February 2013

Drama Pig Ashamed of His Country, For The 1st. Time.

Spanning the 19th and 20th century we had a Madam named Belle Breezing.

Doctors say gonorrhea is becoming antibiotic-resistant