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Archives: February 22, 2013

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C'mon, Everybody…

Reports: Shale Gas Bubble Looms, Aided by Wall Street

Cowboys want to 'reward' Romo

Republicans rewrite history on the sequester

Kerry's first speech as SOS: 'We Share Nothing So Completely As Our Planet'

"Must Flee TV" -- NBC Falls To Fifth Place In TV Ratings

Regarding American laws:'s just come to this....?

Leaked memo outlines liberal attack plan on McCrory, N.C. Republicans

RWE boss warns over nuclear plant subsidies

CNBC to Produce 'Nightly Business Report' for Public TV

Jon Huntsman Backs Marriage Equality, Calls on GOP to Evolve

Four senators propose bill to modify nuke bill that has cost customers $1 billion

Why Don't Men Finish College As Often As Women

Conan O'Brien will host Correspondents Dinner this year

Belated (very belated) thanks for the heart

FDR & the Academy Awards: All About Unions

MLB reportedly gives A's outline for potential move

UBS downgrades Entergy Corp. stock, urges investors to sell

It isn't just the Scooter Store

UN will not compensate Haiti cholera victims, Ban Ki-moon tells president

RCMP kept files on former Liberal cabinet minister Walter Gordon

Why can't I just cancel/close my DU account?

Hey, kids - IT'S LOUIE GOHMERT TIME! (Drones and high-capacity magazines)

How were these guys not charged with treason?

People have feelings and we should remember that when posting.

Why are you alerting on this thread?

Chinese activist asks Internet users: What does your river look like?

Scott Walker's Wisconsin

Jimmy Carter is gonna be on TV tonight

Siberian Caves Reveal Advancing Permafrost Thaw

Next Ad Medium: Thighs Of Japanese Girls

What do these "patriotic" Americans have in common?

Pink stripe on NC driver's licenses for illegal immigrants has some concerned about stigma

Take Five (Busyness as Usual edition)


In North Carolina, a civilized gun debate fails to change minds


Two really great articles on CNN International that touch on race

Our Chance To Make A BIG splash On Yahoo On Iraq War

Should NC limit secret court settlements?

Biologists fear 'giant' goldfish will alter Lake Tahoe

Haiti's 'Baby Doc' Duvalier avoids appearing in court

Lincoln and the Republicans: on the lighter side

Montana Bill Would Let Sheriffs Arrest FBI Agents for Arresting People

TSA apologizes for attempting to screen toddler in wheelchair

Shitty valentine's cake (warning: butter frosting depiction of turds)

Papantonio: US Supreme Court Majority Will Promote Racism

Muskegon man claims 'one of the largest porn collections' in Michigan stolen from home

Woman 'shot' and wounded as she cooks a snack after bullets left in her oven explode

Siberian Caves Reveal Advancing Permafrost Thaw

In attempt to stop early voting, MN Republican proposes denying the vote to all active duty military

The Popesicle

A still-bad idea on payday lending

Shoe shiner at Children's Hospital (Pittsburgh) donates $200,000 in tips

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

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Backfire & a new Red Panda gif

awesome 360 panorama of London England (via dKos) & The Daily Mail (UK),,,,

David Suzuki gives big boost to Liberal leadership dark horse Joyce Murray

It's Fido Friday! Had a rough week? The Fidos are out to make you feel better!

Oh well no more vacations in Utah if this shit gets passed

Sexism from “the left”: why it has to stop

Anyone remember Bob Gibson from the 60s?

Since the dog show was just on I'd like to bring up something that has been bothering me for awhile.

2014 US Senate Election (Most Vulnerable to Least Vulnerable)

Honduran General Accuse Police in Son's Murder

* Barney Frank on Rachel tonight, coming up.

Mellow out to this

"China, technology and the U.S. middle class" by Chrystia Freeland at Reuters

What's surprised you about getting older?

(side note) Cook fest. I'm joining in - family reunion / get-together for my niece's wedding.

Anyone remember Sing Along with Mitch Miller from the '50s to early '60s?

NY Times Sunday Magazine - The Extraordinary Science of Junk Food

Bill Moyers: Little-Known Group Has Become The "Dark-Money ATM for Right"

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

As bad as McCain is, the rank and file GOP may be worse.

Comic, Our Educational System

Pink Stripe On NC Illegal Immigrant Licenses Eyed


God Bless you Rachel Maddow you did it again!!!

Southern Poverty Pimps The “original sin” of the Southern political class is cheap, powerless labor

NRA Threatens ‘Punishment’ For Politicians’ Refusal To Toe The Line

Laura Bush: Take me out of gay marriage ad

If We Can't Break The Backs Of The Evangelical Movement, The GOP And Right Wing Politically

Sooooo many stereotypes confirmed in one graphic!......

Suspect in David Rivera campaign-finance scandal to be charged Friday with federal crimes(Rubio pal)

Suspect in David Rivera campaign-finance scandal to be charged Friday with federal crimes

From YOUR GOVERNMENT: Help stop the student debt domino effect

Hubris was the most watched Documentary on GEM$NBComcast

Nasty New NC Law Brands DACA (temp dream act) Licenses w/Pink Stripe and 'NO LAWFUL STATUS' Mark

Republicans have made a choice.

7 Facts In This World

And from France we have: Fury over Virgin Mary statue on ‘Slut Street’

Millie Small - My Boy Lollipop

Forced 'infidelity check' not rape: Swedish court

Rapper Kenny Clutch killed in Las Vegas shooting

So,...when I reflect on my life,....I'm amazed I'm still alive!

The President is on a path to beat the 2nd term curse.

Private US firms take major role vs. cyberattacks

Why Medical Bills Are Killing Us - how PROFITS increase costs in American "health" "care"

Anyone have any feel for what services will be affected if the sequester goes through?

Where I've been hiding out...

Rapper Kenny Clutch killed in Las Vegas shooting

Germans can’t see meteorite YouTube videos due to copyright dispute

Why Oregon Just Became The Best State To Have Sex In

Jury finds Orie Melvin guilty on all but one count

Anyone remember Glenn Miller the 40s?

I need a little help: trailer for "“Rhino Wars"

Chart: Number of Abortion Restrictions, by state and category of restriction

All Time Top Ten

Steve Forbes, Science Fiction Writer

Damn boom cars!

Worst Drought in 1,000 Years Could Begin in Eight Years

Where can I get a "Warren for President 2016" bumper sticker?

Anyone remember Arthur Miller from the 50s?

Have you guys met "El Sequester"?

Former Republican Senator Knocks Up Fellow Senator's Daughter. But Just The One Time!

Venezuela's Chavez still suffers breathing trouble

People Are Lining Up To Buy Horse Meat In France

Numbers don't lie: Leaf, Volt selling twice as fast as Prius did at two-year mark

El Suquestero???

Off Course I won't Laugh

McCain: ‘I call people jerks all the time… it’s supposed to be fun’

Does it bother anyone else

How Oscar Nominee Emad Burnat Was Held at LAX....

3 year old mistreated by TSA, TSA apologizes and some DUers say the disabled are terrorist risks

News for sea otter lovers: Need a bit of help

I think the Mod system was better. Too many arguments are allowed to go too far

Fight! Fight! Hollywood disagreement between Alex Baldwin and Shia Labeouf.

Americans frequent victims of 'seafood fraud': report

The site that shall not be named, is back up

State legislators at it again with the Transvaginal Probes

Oh. My. God. (and I'm an atheist)

Distro suggestions for my laptop?

Lots of DUers justify discrimination against the disabled even though it's against the law

Lyle Lovett: Church (this is one hell of a fun/ny song)

"He's just cleaning house."

Take a flying jump

Dianne Feinstein, Lindsey Graham To Be Honored For Civility In Partisan-Prone D.C.

"We're Number One" - the fastest warming state in the U.S. Of A.

How EPA Climate Protection Can Be America’s Greatest Jobs Producer

Rotting Smell In Congress Traced To Decaying Senator Who Died Inside Wall

A homeless family in MN. needs our help

Plan Ahead For Syria Transition, U.S. Sen. Rubio Says; Ensure That New Leadership Is Well Armed

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



Mother of disabled children should carry papers saying the kids aren't contagious --yes, on DU

DPS reverses course on allowing shooting from helicopters

House passes bill to cover $4.5 billion Medicaid IOU

This Friday's NYT crossword is mine...

My Spidey Senses are Tingling...

TCM Schedule for Friday, February 22 -- 31 Days of Oscar -- Columbia Pictures

Watched this Nova episode on spree killers

Anyone ever see this movie spoof of Tricky Dick and Spiro Agnew?

Ever hear of this group, "The Cardiacs?"

Chuck Grassley: Native American Juries Are Incapable Of Trying White People Fairly

Alert to Hyundai owners: Teenage driver says car sped out of control in 100-plus-mile ride

"Nevermind, I'll find someone like you... "

Newspaper story of ‘historic’ lesbian wedding sparks outrage in rural Mississippi

Scooter Store owes $1.3 million to City of New Braunfels

The First Female President in Korea

Plano Lawmaker Authors Bill to Strip Cities of Right To Regulate Oil and Gas Drilling

Gov. Bobby Jindal's budget anticipates LSU hospital savings

No democracy at UN: Bolivian president

COOL MFM UPDATE!!! 12:15 AM AZ time 2/22/2013 Friday

What's for Dinner ~ Friday Feb 22nd

Texas tightens rules on shooting from helicopters

How Reagan Promoted Genocide

The U.S. Empire & Modern Day Christian Martyrs

The U.S. Empire & Modern Day Christian Martyrs

Tip from former LAPD mentor led to Dorner manhunt

In respect of my current argument in Religion

What was the French National Anthem before La Marseillaise?

Rep. Gohmert: Americans Need Guns To Protect The Nation From Sharia Law

TCM Schedule for Saturday, February 23 - 31 Days of Oscar: Columbia Pictures

Diagram with Pistorious explanation of what happened. Do you believe this?

TCM Schedule for Sunday, February 24 - 31 Days of Oscar: Columbia Pictures

Playing Golf While the Planet Burns

Nixon Assassionation attempt

February Photo contest *FINALS*

February 22: National Margarita Day

A few photos from Sedona

Why Republican governors want Medicaid expansion but not exchanges

A bit of Sedona plant life

Time magazine upset about the cost of US health care

February finals are up in GD

Some things we bought at the Tucson Gem Show

Some things we bought in Sedona

Specimens from the Tucson Gem Show

Plucked rose

"Stop Bankrupting the USPS"

Thom Hartmann vs Cliff May: Still Defending Bush After All These Years

Google Doodle: Edward Gorey

The "Bane" of "Anti-Catholic Bigotry"

I want a sequestration!

Hungary Jews Emigrate Amid Anti-Semitism and Economic Recession

Gays Debate 'Pinkwashing' as N.Y. Center Reverses Ban on Israel-Related Events

Gays Debate 'Pinkwashing' as N.Y. Center Reverses Ban on Israel-Related Events

Gov't downsizes amid GOP demands for more cuts

Hungary Jews Emigrate Amid Anti-Semitism and Economic Recession

Turtle Creek Screenwriters in Dallas, TX

Is Your Local Police Department Using Pictures of Pregnant Women and Children for Target Practice?

"The Photograph May Not Be Manipulated In Any Way" - But what about FREEDOM?

Thirty Shots To The Dome!

1951 B&W photos of Great Dane and itty-bitty kitteh

Why do some posters get to insult the President and the Party without repercussions...

Diego Palacios, NYPD Officer, Charged With Lying About Driver Trying To Run Him Down

German home-school parents appeal asylum ruling

Question about copy paste from news websites (the "read more" always appended)

I think that we're far beyond the point of ridiculousness here…

'Obama's Sequester?' Pure Nonsense

Well, Ed Rendell is on MJ this a.m. so no report from me...LOL. Maybe malaise will report...n/t

Poll finds broad support for gun control legislation in Vt.

Democrats Guide Package of Gun-Control Bills Through the Assembly

Democrats see 2014 opportunity in gun control debate

Inside the Bush Administration's Lawless Global Torture Regime (And How Obama Remains Complicit)

Walmart's Off to a Terrible 2013: Is Ravage-Capitalism Reaching a Point of Diminishing Returns?

These assholes… Are assholes.

This is why CNN SUCKS!!!

"Repeal the War on Whores and Drugs!" Margo St. James Takes Down America's Sexual Hang-Ups

Pistorius: South Africa bears and breeds these men - good read

David Gregory reups contract on Meet The Press

Chinese environment official challenged to swim in polluted river

Storm promises messy, dangerous commute in Midwest

Washington Park officer accused of 'tasing' handcuffed women

Friday TOON Roundup 1: GOP, outreach and sequester

Friday TOON Roundup 2: The Rest

Miami father kills young son, himself in shooting rampage

Morning Joe: "Republicans have already agreed to tax increases for first time in 25 years..."

Michael Gove: This Year's Academy

Yale Medical School under the auspices of medical research conducting controversial research on

Michael Gove: This Year's Academy (cross-posted from the UK forum)

Germany: Morning-After Pill Allowed for the Victims of Rape, Bishops Say

More on John McCain being an astonishing asshole to the mother of a massacre victim

Louie Gohmerterd All Over Himself Again

Will Pete Peterson’s Half a Billion Bucks Buy a New Recession?

Leader of Palestinian Group Injured in Syria Bomb

Flu drug 'shows promise' in overcoming resistance

Wash Post: Five habits of great students: Lessons from top-ranked STEM school

70 years ago today 3 German students were beheaded for anti-Nazi pamphlets

"FAA moves toward creating 6 drone test sites in US"

"we've been telling you lies about ObamaCare for the past four years"

Mike Pence - Rapist.

My day-early 50th birthday gift came compliments of the Atlantic Ocean.

Woman Finds Fiance Cheating on Her on Google Maps Street View (VIDEO)

Carter: Obama thanked grandson for '47 percent' video

Here's GOP Deal - Cough Up Huge SSA, Medicare And Medicaid Cuts And

Democratic lawmakers plan to introduce sex-education legislation

Activists report shelling near Damascus airport

German official: Panetta tells NATO US to leave 8,000-12,000 troops in Afghanistan

Drunk Driving in the American Military: The Danger of Soldiers Who Can’t Follow the Laws

First female high school state wrestling champion in Massachusetts

Bitter Pill: The Exorbitant Prices of Health Care

Krugman: "We're worse than Japan ever was"

Pennsylvania "Republicans" are Robbing Abused Children

Homeless, Hungry, Hung Out to Dry

Egypt opposition warns elections may fuel tensions

What’s wrong with Barack Obama’s drone policy

Supreme Court could gut key protection for minority voters

MSNBC's Matthews: Sequester Cuts Are a "Doomsday Machine"

President Obama Can Do So Much More For Labor Unions

Obama says 100 US military personnel deployed to African nation of Niger

In honor of Edward Gorey: My all time favorite for your delight and, er, edification?

FBI Disciplines Employees For 'Sexting, Drunk Driving, Paying For Sex And Dating Drug Dealers'

John McCain should be censured in the Senate

wall of midlife crisis. when did you hit it and how did you make it thru. edited...

Flawed F-35 Fighter Too Big to Kill as Lockheed Hooks 45 States

Policeman: I was fired for reporting officers who threatened Obama

Even MORE civil war talk in Freeper Nation (more proof that they are a nest of traitors)

Jet Fighter Wings into Wind Turbine Blades

Jet Fighter Wings into Wind Turbine Blades (xpost from Veterans)

"...there's no shared basis for reality."

Lincoln 2: After the show

A Tax That May Change the Trading Game (Europe) - updated

For the Many Women Who Have Lost So Much

New Scientist - Major Methane Release Almost Inevitable - We're Likely A Few 10ths C Away

Instead of working on the fast approaching budget problem, Senator Rand Paul writes....

WH: A Balanced Plan to Avert the Sequester and Reduce the Deficit

Southern poverty pimps: The “original sin” of the Southern political class is cheap, powerless labor

This video gave me "PAUSE" which was, precisely, its intent.

War's Lingering Phantoms

David Sirota: Two 2016 Prospects Spotlight Democrats’ Identity Crisis

Rolling Stone: The Drone Industry Wants a Makeover

America's New Minority - The writing is on the Fence (visual)

NATO Plan Tries to Avoid Sweeping Cuts in Afghan Troops

Check out my show, show me some love!

Southern poverty pimps; The “original sin” of the Southern political class is cheap, powerless labor

Choked To Death On Waste

Pistorius granted bail

Pistorius granted bail

Sources: Hackers Vandalized Drudge Report For Last 15 Years

The wisdom of…Newt Gingrich?

MSNBC hosts

Conservatives declare war on college

Bumper sticker seen today: "Is it true or did you hear it on Fox News?"

Explosive Bloomberg Editorial: Bank Profits are "almost entirely" Taxpayer Money

Politico wants President huddling with republicans rather than seeking public support on sequester

Papal resignation linked to inquiry into 'Vatican gay officials', says paper

Did you know that Jimmy Carter's grandson was the original source of the Romney 47% tape?

Scabs Recruited as 40,000 New England Grocery Workers Prepare To Strike

Ann Coulter gets booed by a roomful of libertarians

San Diegans Make ‘Em Laugh With Laughter Yoga Practice

Papal resignation linked to inquiry into 'Vatican gay officials', says paper

like to suggest a new forum topic

Comrade Style: South Koreans' Gangnam protest against North's nuclear test - video

Cartoon nails Ted CRUZ on his McCARTHY Carnival cruise (Nick ANDERSON)

My recipe for pinto beans

Texas GOP Chair: State Could Be In Play In 2016 If Hillary Runs

Over 200,000 “Stand Up” Against Gay Rights In Puerto Rico

This can only be described as torture.

33 years ago today: "Do you believe in miracles? Yes!"

Critics: Scott Walker's plan to sell heating plants will cost taxpayers

James Carter: Person Who Recorded ‘47 Percent’ Video Wasn’t A High-Dollar Donor

Questions for the “blame it on both sides” crowd

Whistleblower fired for revealing cops threatened Obama while protecting him

A Suggestion about Forwarded Email, Facebook and Posting

10 Pro-Gun Myths, Shot Down

So what can we do about the GOP?

VT Governor Shumlin (Chair of the Democratic Governors Association): GOP holds nation 'hostage

33 years ago today ... Do you believe in miracles? YES!

Aurora Victim’s Mom Calls McCain Town Hall ‘Appalling’

Chris Hedges: Days of Destruction / Corporate Coup d'Etat - Kontext TV

Is Md. Gov. Martin O’Malley running for president or not?

Angela Davis on being a Vegan

This police department needs to be sued

To save the Earth: Eat Less meat

Is Bi the Last Taboo? Clive Davis Revives a Bitter Debate

And Americans are ashamed of you, Rush.

Skateboard craze hits NYC

I need some ideas to jazz up some pancakes.

Arkansas House approves bill banning abortions at 20 weeks

"This page has been blocked based on your settings."

Wall Street wins again? Not so fast.

McConnell Can’t Tell Parody from Reality

Freddy Friday!

'I'm a monster': Veterans 'alone' in their guilt

Obama: Voting Rights Act Provision Should Be Kept

This is what a Progressive agenda looks like

How Privileged Are You?

Workers Cleaning Target Stores Threaten to Strike

Report: Papal resignation linked to investigation into ‘blackmailed gay clergy’

A woman’s body was found in a hotel water tank yesterday

Republican Politics: great graphic highlighting NC Gov McCrory's view of government


President Obama Picks Kid President to Announce WH Easter Egg Roll

Israeli forces, Palestinians clash throughout West Bank

Slavery-math questions cause uproar at NYC school

Fed unlikely to curtail stimulus despite rising doubts

Anonymous - This Is Your World - 2013

Well, okay then.

Bitter Pill: Why Medical Bills Are Killing Us

Nanuet Man Accused Of Making Death Threats Against Cuomo, Bloomberg, Pelosi

Risk of Military Strike Wanes as Iran Talks Resume

"My Wife Is A Gangster" korean FULL movie: Action, Comedy

Kai singing one of my favorite songs...

The babies who nap in sub-zero temperatures

Panetta, Germany differ on troop numbers in Afghanistan

Analysis - Japan's mission impossible: to spend $100 billion in 15 months

Good news MFM! Another sponge bath scene!

NRA developing 'best practices' for school safety

North Korea Widens Internet Access, but Just for Visitors

Pope pushed by 'VatiLeaks', says paper

DNA Privacy Gets First U.S. Supreme Court Test in Rape Case

Republicans submit nearly 400 questions to Lew

Bitter Pill: Why Medical Bills Are Killing Us - Time magazine cover story featured on The Daily Show

Bees use 'electrical SIXTH SENSE' to nail nectar-stuffed flowers

Some sites you might find interesting

The GOP Strategy Of More Children Less Food

‘Snitch’ Filmmaker: Reagan-Era Drug Laws Keep Prisons Overflowing

Paula Broadwell's promotion stalled

North Korea to offer mobile internet access

French criticise 'ignorant' comments by US tire boss

Drones in the United States - where's the problem?

US denies German claim over US troops in Afghanistan

How High Speed Trading Is A Ticking Time Bomb For Our Economy

Papantonio Explains The Oscar Pistorius Hearings

Coulter Booed By Libertarian ‘Pussies’ For Saying ‘Gays’ Should Marry Opposite Sex

Greg Palast On How The Keystone XL Pipeline Will Make The Koch Brothers Billions

Great T shirt to wear to a gathering of Fundy friends. Bumper sticker also.

United States And Iran Join Forces To Save Wrestling In Olympics

Thom Hartmann: The single greatest driver of income inequality

Like Jesus, The Pope Will Hide From His Accusers To Avoid Prosecution, Keep Immunity

The moral compass for this world has been reset to zero. Pistorius released on bail, Pope in

10 Things Every Bartender Absolutely Hates About You

NFL wants free agency, draft moved

A well-kept fiscal secret

Oh Jeez, folks, now I'm really scared.

President and the Peeps

1 Kitty, 2 Empires, 2,000 Years: World History Told Through a Brick

Pet Treats Recalled Due To Possible Salmonella Contamination

Post No Bills

Texas GOP Chair Says State Could Be a Battleground

Pet Treats Recalled Due To Possible Salmonella Contamination

30 Rock, Big Bang Theory, Arrested Development, 3rd Rock From The Sun

Pic Of The Moment: How To Talk To A Grieving Mother, By Senator John McCain

Infographic: Children and Families with Disabilities Smacked by Sequester

social work-in-the-tenderloin will kill something inside of you

I don't get the Elizabeth Warren adulation. In fact, I don't get adulation of politicians

Clear Channel Loses $424 Million in 2012, StopRush Rolls On

Would you support the following Constitutional Amendment as a response to Citizens United?

When Brain Damage Unlocks The Genius Within

Report: California would be OK without Diablo Canyon

'Genesis Death Sandwich' Discovered in Bible

A 3-D pen that lets you draw objects in the air

Switzerland's only wild bear is killed as a danger to humans

China admits pollution-linked 'cancer villages'

Krugman: Paul De Grauwe and the Rehn of Terror; the incredible unwisdom of European economic policy.

The GOP is winning at every turn!

Disney world prank angers parents-Teachers' elaborate joke 'really stupid judgment'

FBI: Armed Neo-Nazi Supporter Put Metro-Detroit Jewish And Civil Rights Leaders On A Hit List

Public sides with Obama on minimum wage...

1) My favorite crude flavor is: a. Caffe Mocha b. Pumpkin Spice (API/Keystone push poll)

Wall St billionaire Pete Peterson is scheming to "Fix the Debt," but if he wins, we lose.

NC - House committee kills medical marijuana bill, tired of all the people calling and writing in

"The President said . . . 'You can't change the past Sami, but you can change the future'

"We're not a political company. We don't play political games."

Breaking on MSNBC: Juicer Armstrong will see the feds join a whistle blower lawsuit . . . .

100% Renewable Energy: Becoming the New Normal?

Show Hyatt that it can't push the LGBT community around

PELOSI re: 2014: “Just keep it simple. We want to raise the minimum wage, and you don’t. Why Not?

Epicenter of Gulf Oil Spill Says BP Hasn't Paid It 1 Cent

No injuries reported after United plane slides off runway at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport

Gays challenging California's same-sex union ban ask Supreme Court for marriage equality

shun the trolls..its healthier for you (and doesn't give them any satisfaction)

Quickquickquick! Should I set this first date for Saturday or Sunday? (UPDATE!)

MoJo: More Americans 'Watch' Birds Than Hunt

Court Scoffs at Light Sentence for CEO's Fraud

Fox News Host Doesn't Think College Rape Happens

Mom Hires Strippers for 16-Year-Old Son's Birthday, Possible Jail Time

Herman Cain: Obama Voters Have 'Severe Ignorance Problem'

TPM: 5 Things Happening In Africa That Aren’t Oscar Pistorius

Lee County Residents Are Learning About Split Estates, Some The Hard Way.

O'Doyle rules!

Atlanta: Lawmakers make step toward privatization at MARTA

Reality and the Republican Party is the difference between information and disinformation.

Judge's Goof Bars Retrial of Suspected Arsonist

Court to Lisa Madigan: No rehearing on concealed-carry guns ruling (Illinois)

Ted Cruz will flame out, he'll be found in bed with sheep or pig

Saudi Arabia invites companies to bid for colossal renewables contracts

VICTORY! --- AP stylebook entry recognizes gay marriages.

US gov't to air-drop toxic mice on Guam snakes

Q: What's the difference between a rich man and a poor man?

i have a GREAT site for anyone taking anything from a daytrip to a seasonal sabbatical

The Cuban vote vs. the Latino vote

Soooo. The Justice Dept wants to join the suit against Lance Armstrong. Ummm... WTF?

Michele Bachmann visiting Purcellville

Texas bans shooting immigrants from helicopters

A BAD IDEA GETS WORSE BY Charles P. Pierce (brilliant take-down of the drone program)

today in women's herstory

CNN Panel Asks: Are Gay Rights Civil Rights?

US Department of Justice to join lawsuit against Lance Armstrong

The Chili Finger Lady is back!

a biography of the day-isabella beecher hooker (reformer, feminist, suffragist)

SD college tests fingerprint purchasing technology

(FL) State senators to utilities: Build nuclear power or risk loss of funding

Last night I went to the bar to watch basketball. Instead, I got the full litany of RWTPs.

Why we will finish eating the planet

a biography of the day--annie laporte diggs (kansas populist and suffragist)

(Cue the overly-dramatic "surprise" hymn.)

Ow, she's got a glass house. She's in her nightie -- just lettin' it all hang out

Tardar Sauce, the Grumpy Cat, is really starting to piss me off.

MiddleFingerMom managed to shoot the first-ever video of Ptah in his secret sunflower laboratory

What MiddleFingerMom looks like EVERY time the waitstaff comes to ask if they could get him anything

MFM's Godzilla movie woulda won an Oscar if it hadn't been for that damned special effects budget.

You’ll Never Guess Which Israelis Have Used the Term Apartheid to talk about Israel

some quotes of the day-edna st. vincent millay

CNN Panel Asks: Is The Key To Winning The Oscar A ‘White Savior’?

TYT: Wall Street Setting Up Financial Armageddon

One-Sided Keystone XL Poll Tells the Story Big Oil Wants You To Hear

Pelosi to GOP: You oppose minimum wage hike at your peril

LeBron James Misses Wide-Open Dunk, Is Still Basically Infallible

TYT: Rich Political Donor Doesn't Face Consequences?

Woman arrested for sex with pit bull

You think if there was no war on drugs and the

Back to Cop whistle blowing story.

Clear view in unit 3's pool (Fukushima)

Iran To Build Refinery, Supply Gas To Pakistan In Food Barter

One-Sided Keystone XL Poll Tells the Story Big Oil Wants You To Hear

I've been seeing a lot of stories about bullying lately...

Kansas GOP produces bill to outlaw even indirect public participation in sustainable development

Found on my wall

Post your astrological sign profile.

Taking McCarthyism literally

Cancer map may show enormous St. Louis cluster

Raul Castro Meets With Special Envoy Of Iranian President On Bilateral Ties

PA Supreme Court justice Joan Orie Melvin (R) found guilty of corruption. Her sister, Jane Orie

February 22, 1980...

Fundie Pistorius' snake oil sales man

SKINNER: DU Group to discuss provisions of ACA??

Chesco sheep owner charged in killing of two dogs

"Sex with pit bull" is the phrase for today. Modify a thread title to include "sex with pit bull".

Huckabee, Gingrich: Obama Is ‘Very Different’ Than George Washington

Image of new black 'barbie' doll sparks questionable outrage...

On Republicans and transvaginal probes

Sequestration Could Hit National Parks at Height of Tourism Season

US to leave troops in Afghanistan after 2014, says German official

Switzerland's only bear killed amid threat fears

Eddie The Sea Otter Has to Work on His Game

$100 million Bay Area mansion has unusual sale requirement

Ohanian: AFT took 1 million from Gates to promote CC.

Bartender Fired For Alerting Police To Drunken Patron Getting Behind Wheel

Thom Hartmann: Will the Supreme Court dismantle our vote?

Colombian rebels call on Santos to save peace talks

TEPCO releases video footage of Fukushima Daiichi Reactor 3 spent fuel pool

Babyboomers who grew up in NYC metropolitan area:

NBC website hacked and distributes malware - here's what happened

Bahrain's U.S.-Backed Crackdown on 2-Year Uprising Employing "Unprecedented" Use of Tear Gas

So Rush Limbaugh is "ashamed" to be an American.

Little Girls Forced to Fight

Does John Kerry speaking clearly and firmly on climate change send a signal on Keystone XL?

An update on the friend I took to the emergency room:

We wonder why nothing changes at the Vatican?

Michael Bloomberg vetoes bill banning job discrimination against the unemployed

More crazy from Ted Cruz (said Harvard law faculty wanted overthrow of US govt)

haven't bothered w/ TV for 15+ yrs, so I listen to alot of internet radio. my new fave:

Crosspost from Good Reads: "Why we will finish eating the planet"

Nevada's governor signs online gambling bill

Gov. Rick Perry heckled in DC as he rules out Medicaid expansion

Update on the "heartwarming" getting the dog out of a shelter story...

I received a telemarketing call at work today, from the NRA!

Calif. Democrats lose Senate supermajority after lawmaker takes job with Chevron

The Rude Pundit: Photos That Make the Rude Pundit Want to Spike the Metamucil with LSD

So, Brooks admits he flat out lied about Prez having no plan to avoid sequester

Holy See! It's Hand-Counted PAPAL Ballots!

Another Code Maroon: Texas A&M building evacuated following bomb threat

I've just discovered something more addictive than crack.

James Fox to Announce $100,000 UFO Reward for Proof of an ET Spacecraft

Indiana close to criminalizing exposure of corporate crime

Indiana close to criminalizing exposure of corporate crime

Scholars seek to reclaim a dirty word: secularism

Pope Benedict XVI: His resignation is linked to a gay “network” in the Vatican, a report claims


it's all here, well done environmental score card

Cutest Kitten?

If Religion is the Opiate of the Masses, I Just Got High

Russell Simmons: Homophobia is 'Society's Sickness'

OOopps!! Some UNDERLING made a mistake in SUBSIDY-Sam's office. Sound familiar, anyone?

Eruptions in the Catholic Church: Not about Religion, It’s about Power Politics

US gov't to air-drop toxic mice on Guam snakes

Just because a battle is uphill doesn't mean it's not worth fighting here on DU

What is your opinion on responding to a date request text/voicemail you're not interested in?

McCrory on MSNBC: NC Medicaid "broken

FLOTUS: 'I’ll see you tonight Jimmy Fallon. Bring your game face!'

Jon Stewart covered McCain's petulance with dead soldiers

Feminism's Long March - You’ve Come a Long Way, Baby (Or Have You?)

OOopps!! Some UNDERLING made a mistake in Monsanto-SUBSIDY-Sam's office.

Expanding Public Access to the Results of Federally Funded Research


Look Ma, I Made It Myself! 10 Amazing Things 3-D Printers Can Do Now

Israel Grants Golan Heights Oil Drilling License To Powerful US Company

Friday Fright Night: Apartment 1303 Full Movie (Eng Sub)

New Jersey Sues Sandy Relief Fund; Money diverted to bank accounts of defendants...

I'm about 5 feet from Callista Gingrich right now

San Onofre refunds urged at Costa Mesa meeting

Had lunch with a Member of Congress today...

Australia's minimum wage for 2012 was $15.96/hour, this didn't destroy their economy!

Doc Mike (awesome story)

Trois-Rivieres police beating surveillance video.

"Detachment". One powerful movie!

Life is an Essay Test

Death of a Trans Am

The "F" That is a Badge of Honor

Coultergeist debates Stossel in front of libertarians...

Holy crap: Allow Catholic priests to marry, urges Cardinal Keith O'Brien

FBI: Neo-Nazi amassed 40,000 rounds, 18 weapons in plot to kill black and Jewish leaders

Man with high-powered rifles and ‘tank buster’ bullets arrested for posting liberal ‘hit list’

Loads of praise for JK from the British ambassador

Man with high-powered rifles and ‘tank buster’ bullets arrested for posting liberal ‘hit list’

Thought maybe you'd like this OccupyKC picture and location links:

Gun Activists Warn Obama is Raising a Private Black Army to Massacre White Americans

Teddy Turner (repub candidate for Congress) trashes father Ted at every opportunity

U.S. Government Plans To Air Drop Toxic Mice To Fight Snake Invasion

Bullet point

Nation's Former Top Dog Republican Shares Views on Chuck Hagel.

President Obama sends Kid President a message

Elizabeth Warren' Observation That Banks Are Not Taken To Trial Also Applies To Discrimination Cases

Gun Activists Warn Obama is Raising a Private Black Army to Massacre White Americans

Ok, So Carville Gets It Right, Every Once In A While...

Analysis: U.S. Companies Plan to Spend, a Boost for the Economy.

FBI Declares War on The Scooter Store

11 years...Steel!


Here are some bills on tap for the Alaska legislature this coming week.

Ted Cruz Communist Slurs Not New – He Is The New McCarthy

Racist Obama Sign At Upper West Side Whole Foods Removed (VIDEO)

well. excuse the hell outta me ~

The Sequester Showdown

Just saw a woman in a wheelchair

Pat Derby dies at 70; rescuer of exotic and performing animals

Elliott Abrams: 'Hagel will be confirmed, but he will be a weaker secretary of defense'

Married men are Husbands, but don't always have Wives

Soldiers stole children during El Salvador's war

Soldiers stole children during El Salvador's war

Ali Soufan (Former Special Agent): "Zero Dark Thirty" As a movie-I enjoyed it - As history-it’s bunk

Do the Seven Dwarfs count as 1 item or 7 when you take them through the Express Checkout lane?

The Impersonal Letters Sent From Arizona’s Senators To Aurora Victim’s Dad

The most terrifying graph you will see all year. Or century, for that matter.

Sequestration Takes Place In One Week...Where Is Your Senator and Congressperson

'There is no “just adapting” to this; there is no stable climate to adapt to'

How NOT to use a curling iron.

Pentagon suspends F-35 flights due to engine blade crack

Cats have always been the same, evidently

"The Daily Show" has some fun with Texas far-right idiots...

Pat Derby, Champion of Animal Welfare, Dies at 69

"Julie Burkhart....."

Lovely. Sequester cuts could cause flight delays.

If you live in a non-Southern area, are there any Southern food restaurants in your

Uruguay Supreme Court rules out human rights trials delving into dictatorship abuses

Uruguay Supreme Court rules out human rights trials delving into dictatorship abuses

Thin Snowpack in West Signals Summer of Fire and Drought

Just got home from work and it hit me...

Comets Lemmon and PanSTARRS sweeping through the Southern Skies

"Rush Limbaugh's Shame"

Women, Not Right Wing Evangelicals, Have Lost Their Freedom To Tyranny

Have any of you seen the Horse show Cavalia?

Cool tech if it can be scaled up

DU darlings! Welcome to your Friday Afternoon Challenge. Today: “Hey, what’s Going On?”

Vote for Robin Kelly in Illinois's 2nd

Harper's Index (Some of this will make Ur head explode, steam come out Ur ears, etc.)

A day in the life of a lamb.

cafe owner has AR-15 to defend Obama mural

Caught In Act: Priests are being blackmailed by male prostitutes who work at a sauna near Vatican

Not the Onion-> Montana Bill Would Legalize Roadkill Dining

United Arab Emirates reaches deal to buy unarmed Predator drones

FDA approves new targeted breast cancer drug

Paul Ryan on the Sequester

Please stop by the Lounge Market to sample our latest delicacy!

SOE Nominee Ernest Moniz: Why We Still Need Nuclear Power

pst, someone make sure FOX get this pic,


Stories about Gun Violence

Tweet: Dear Gun Nuts,

Sequestration Sacrifices Jobs to Save Billionaire Tax Breaks

I would never open someone's mail...

Craigslist might have come through for me.

Let's Not Pretend that Bush Won in 2000 - by BooMan

Wouldn't it be great if America did this?

It's Good to be Back

House to take up own version of anti-violence act

Some new Facebook photo memes from Anglo Saxons for Obama - share them if you like

Oklahoma May Deny Women Affordable Birth Control Because It ‘Poisons Their Bodies’

A gay dad’s open letter to Laura Bush on quitting the gay marriage ad

"Building a startup will be the home ownership of the next century"

Former Seattle Sonic loses home to foreclosure, refuses to leave

It's the centenary of John Garfield, forgotten hero of the McCarthy witch hunt

Why Libertarianism is Wrong

Sequestration was ALWAYS a REPUBLICAN idea…

Republican PA. Supreme Ct. Justice Convicted of Corruption (2nd & 3rd Orie Sisters going to prison)

In honor of David Brooks' spanking by Ezra Klein...

Boy Scouts at Crossroads (cartoon)

Olive Garden owner Darden warns on 3rd quarter

Mercury turns trickster

Moody's Strips U.K. of Triple-A Rating

The AP Stylebook's latest change: A big win for gay marriage?

Well played indeed!

Budget cuts will cause air travel 'calamity', Ray LaHood warns

What's Wrong With America?

Rapid City, S.D.: The City Without Separation of Church and State

Someone posted a thingy the other day about dirty French television commercials.

FL Senate head: Public school teachers not to be paid, treated, or evaluated like charter teachers.

"Frackademia" – MIT’s Ernest Moniz, Obama’s Top Candidate for Energy Secretary, Oversees Pro-Industr

Six Washington state nuclear tanks leaking: governor's office

Secretary Of State John Kerry Is Visiting Nine Countries But Not Israel. What’s Up?

Midwest snowstorm (ongoing series on Why I No Longer Live There)

UK loses top AAA credit rating for first time since 1978

The Unfairness and Stupidity of the Payroll Tax

"White House pushing tax hikes, spending cuts to avoid sequester"

Homophobic Merit Badge!

Teabagger at town hall asks McCain why Obama has not yet been impeached by Congress

DINO resigns from Senate to schmooze for Chevron, destroys our two-thirds supermajority

Slowing Air Traffic Is Serious Sequester Hardball From The White House

I find it deeply troubling that Ted Cruz has not denied engaging in sexual