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Archives: February 28, 2013

Inside The Hostess Bankery The Movie

Rosa sat, so that Martin could walk, so that Obama could run, so that our kids could fly!!

Beeville jail officials smuggled cell phones to help prison gangs (Raza Unida and Aryan Brotherhood)

Editorial: World getting to know all about John Kerry

Wal-Mart Lights Entire Store With LED

FDA Issues Warning Letter to Cantaloupe Industry

Just for U Could End Print Ads: Safeway

The Supreme Court Seems Ready to Send Voting Rights Issue to Congress

Bradley Manning trial: US government to call 141 witnesses for prosecution

I Wonder What Is In Store When The Debt Ceiling Comes Up - Cough Up Senior Entitlements Or Else?

Survey: Teachers don't want to carry guns, do support armed guards

Should There Be Limits to Public Expressions of Religious Freedom?

US drugs prosecutors switch sides to defend accused Colombian traffickers

Martin Bashir - Rep. Huelskamp defends sequestration’s economic impact

Horsemeat scandal: farmers 'must not bear cost of tighter regulation'

When I watch Jeopardy I realize just how stupid I am.

FoxNews owes First Lady Michelle Obama a correction and an apology

U.S. program cuts threaten border pact with Canada

I'd love for Roberts to step down (not gonna happen) & Obama make Sotomayor Chief Justice!

Abby Martin on the leaks at the Hanford Nuclear site: Nuclear Waste & Sacrifice Zones

What Researchers Learned About Gun Violence Before Congress Killed Funding

The latest restaurant CEO to bellyache about Obamacare: Subway

Once again, Scalia shows his true colors.

It's time to ask the people, "What kind of government do you want?"

The Real Story Behind the Crash and Burn of America's Managerial Class

High School Gym Teachers and Art Teachers

To This Day Project - Finding a Positive Balance Between Pain & Beauty (Anti-Bullying short film):

Survey Suggests That Republicans Flock to Olive Garden for the Very Best in "Ethnic" Dining

You Can Play - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis (Gay athletes. Straight allies. Teaming up for respect.)

To This Day Project - Finding a Positive Balance Between Pain & Beauty (Anti-Bullying short film):

Amazing!!! Lots of graphics at link. Wieliczka Salt Mine – An Astounding Subterranean Salt Cathedral

Can you help me out with this?

police failed to investigate sex attacks across six london boroughs

Donations help disabled 'kangaroo' dog walk again (moist eye alert).

Trans Pacific Partnership - Big Win for the 1%

Health Canada warns of synthetic marijuana risks

If you're offended by sexism, it's your own fault

Michael Steele must be getting paid good money on MSNBC. He gets his ass handed

police fail to investigate sex attacks across six london boroughs

California Couple Feared Missing Safe On River Boat In Peru.

Fixed up the ole china cabinet.

Past Republican Chair of FDIC, Sheila Blair, cites Bain report of $900 trillion in global financial

The early works of Ayn Rand

"Arrow"

Gay Men Will Marry Your Girlfriends - too funny

Shell suspends Arctic offshore drilling

History lesson my friends, treason is not just a spoken word

Papantonio: Pope’s Resignation Shines Spotlight On Catholic Church’s Problems

For My 80,000th Post: Aeroplane In A Bottle....

Oddly enough, Ontario's renewables fee is close to Germany's fee

8 students caught passing gun around at elementary school

smh = shake my head. Was the alerter serious?

Marissa Mayer: CEO (Yahoo) of the year 1955

My son-in-law rolled his van today

The Boobs song: Has anyone mentioned it's vulgar?

Silicon Valley bosses say their employees will continue to work from home - despite Yahoo!'s ban

KEYT (Santa Barbara) anchor Paula Lopez reported missing

What do you find Enchanting?

Deep reflection time: what's "rich"?

Latest from Matt Kahn

Where's the Keith Ellison love? To Hannity, on air: ‘You are the worst excuse for a journalist’

Senate panel delays CIA nominee Brennan's confirmation vote

'In The Bleachers" last week. Funny or not?

The Titanic Wealth Gap Between Blacks and Whites

"If this is the deal, Philly teachers should strike"

LAPD Urged To Wear Masks On Skid Row Patrol; Since 07 Nearly 80 TB Cases, 11 Dead (Mostly Homeless)

NE Legislature Talks Climate For 1st Time; Only 1 Panel Member, 1 Public Comment Oppose New Panel

South Carolina Still Sitting On Major 2011 DNR Report On Effects Of Climate Shift On Wildlife, Lands

Tweet: "Scalia should forget the black robe and simply wear his white hood to court."

Jerry Jones walks into a bar....

Anti-abortion group pledges $1.5M for Cuccinelli

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Thursday, 28 February 2013

Well, Well, Well: Tom Ridge Discovers That Climate Breakdown Is A National Security Issue

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!Church Night.When Good Garments Go Bad .

Ah Ed, love you dearly, but in most states it is not illegal to ask a job candidate if they are gay

No seniority, no water fountains, no parking spaces, no desks for teachers, counselors not required.

After Six Years, California's No-Fishing Zones Appear To Be Working As Some Species Begin Rebound

Driest Jan-Feb Period On Record In California's Northern Sierra - SacBee

Just when you think America is moving forward you find out otherwise

TCM Schedule for Thursday, February 28, 2013 -- 31 Days of Oscar -- Embassy Pictures

Stéphane Hessel, writer and inspiration behind Occupy movement, dies at 95

Are Smurfs French?

Because you'll look really stupid, asswipe.

Cost of military spending vs social spending.

Vt. lye victim gets new face at Boston hospital

I need some advice for my daughter

Venezuelan govt denies rift with army at rally

WHY are we going backwards?

I need some activism advice for my daughter

Fill in the blanks: A day without _____, is like a day without _____!

2 Men Talking

Tell Me: Why Was This Post Hidden?

Here's a question about relationships...

"We can't...."

can somebody help find me some actual hard stats on non-citizens voting

Obama's Chilling Secrecy, From Denying Drone Program's Existence to Stonewalling on Legal Memos

Harry Potter expansion to open up next year? Mayor may have slipped.

Woman Spends A Year Building 400,000 Piece LEGO Replica Of Hogwarts

Link to vimeo: "NYC Teachers Hit Back" ( "Whistleblowers" Public Forum)

Luckovich Toon- Here We Go Again

I hope this isn't too painful - but it's a beautiful song: The Trawlerman's Song

You know Congress has gone off the rails

Bradley Manning 1000 Days in Jail and more Government Crackdown on Transparency

Climate change abolitionists: who is fighting for a more sustainable world?

Secret war on enemy within: Brit. terror suspects quietly stripped of citizenship, killed by drones

What is treason?

THIS!!

A win-win for everyone: Elect Antonin Scalia the next Pope

'A Place at the Table' (Hunger in America documentary) interview from TDS 2/26

EU wins against China at WTO.

I'm wondering if there should be a march on the Supreme Court?

“The University of Texas will change its colors to maroon and white before Texas goes purple, much l

VP Biden weighs in on voting rights case

One reason we need the VRA intact: Walker to close 10 DMV offices after passing voter ID law

Perhaps the sequester will finally bring CLARITY to this party.

new NY gun law challenged

CPS cracks down on underperforming charters

Wake Up America - NRA Agenda And GOP Support About Republican Militia

Pat Robertson: Second Hand Clothes Could Have DEMONS

When the Christian Right claims it doesn't hate show them this

Medical marijuana bill filed in Florida Senate

Medical marijuana bill filed in Florida Senate

Piers Morgan Battles Pro-Gun Advocate Over Assault Weapons Ban: ‘Don’t Be Ridiculous! What An Abs...

Elois Zeanah: Obama Plans to Indoctrinate Children Through Common Core

European Union caps bankers’ bonuses

Having a nice relaxing evening. Anybody want to hang out and drink?

New cars becoming increasingly out of reach of the middle class

Man with 'orange skin' and teardrop tattoos robs Seattle bank--Was it John Boehner????

Kenya boy, 13, gains fame for protecting livestock from lions

It's all about what you see . . . .

Ingredients list

Cutie

Texas preacher appears to call out Tim Tebow for canceling appearance (Watch)

Woodward Wets His Pants: "A Very Senior Person" At WH Made Him Feel "Uncomfortable"

Jon Stewart Apology Shows A Humility Missing In The Mainstream Media (VIDEO)

No soliciting ... Really!

The thing that really struck me about Neil Heslin's testimony today

Log Offers Detail On Filmmaker's Delay

Unmarried are invisible, forgotten

Just saw” No" tonight .

Woodward's Really Going to Regret This

Maybe Scalia is Too Black to Vote

F*ck you Bob Woodward

Dog Stakeout, courtesy of Paul F Tompkins.

Shell gives up on Arctic drilling for 2013

Lionheart

Five mental disorders have common gene problem

Rumours swirl as Chavez stays out of sight (Update: Hugo Chavez 'battling for his life', says VP)

Stephen Curry's 54 points not enough as Warriors fall to Knicks

2013 ROY candidates?

In Blind Poll, Republicans Choose Progressive Budget Solutions Over Their Own Party's

Van Cliburn, winner of International Tchaikovsky Competition, passes.

Kerry met by David Thorne in Italy

US Official Denied Russian Visa, Cites Magnitsky Row: Report

13 arrested as 200 march on Wells Fargo in MN demanding fair banking practices

They wanted the cuts

Armed shopper shoots at Walmart shoplifter, police say

US Horsemeat Producers Await ‘Giddyup’

Thank you, Rose Gilbert (Pacific Palisades High School)

Roll Call of Confederate Soldiers and Officials Executed for Treason

Sweet dreams! Baby!

Ed Miliband should sack Ed Balls - and as brutally as possible

Today's "Heartless, Insensitive Motherfuckers Award" goes to . . . . .

"This Nap Is Not Happening" (secret video of a baby not going to sleep)

Ashokan Farewell

Question about the ignore list/juries

Quvenzhane' Wallis: 'Thanks'

Libbey, USW agree to terms after layoff announcement

Court hears ex-BP CEO tape

VAWA ACT: GRAPHIC: Photographer Captures Man Beating His Girlfriend

Woodward claims White House threatened him

Things coming together for a change in U.S. Cuba policy?

Do you support the Voting Rights Act?

2014 US Senate Election- Vulnerable Democratic Held Seats.

Dworkin’s Death Deprives Scalia of His Moral Foil | Noah Feldman - Bloomerg.com

Some stupid school in AZ is sending home notes with kids saying they are obese. Now what

The Future of the Voting Rights Act Depends on One Supreme Court Justice

American Workers Have Lost Or Given Up Just About Every Gain Made By Unions In

Congress’s Power to Protect the Vote

Found, Extraordinarily Preserved Fossil of a 520-million-year-old creature (one of earliest found)

Scalia, Top Democratic Plant?

Industry on last legs with another seal hunt cancelled, says anti-sealing group

Anyone remember the "Romney bumper stickers removed for free?" sign?

Jon Stewart Takes On Pope’s Resignation, Mocks ’007 Cardinals’: They Could Star In ‘Nopussy’

The world turned upside down.

Merger-Mania! Stewart Trashes ‘Hope & Optimism’ On Wall Street, Mocks Pundits’ ‘Unbridled Enthusiasm

Obama has no intention of releasing Pollard

An edict from Her Majesty: Yahoo's CEO betrays her womanhood and workers of both genders

To Mars and back in 501 days

If we were going to try Elected Officials for Treason

Where was the outrage when Woodward ignored GOP obstruction in his book?

adorable bunny hot dinner rolls

Rosa Parks Statue Unveiled At Capitol. Boehner suggests moving it to the back of Statuary Hall

Prehistoric ghost shark Helicoprion’s spiral-toothed jaw explained

Budget Cuts May Hit Red States Harder

Right-winger racist radio commentator gets really viciously racist slamming Michelle Obama.

Where was GOP concern for austerity during the Bush* years?

Critical Thinking Is Best Taught Outside the Classroom

Ever wonder why "Workers have been tricked into being antiunion, antilabor, and antigovernment"?

Kate Upton explains the Sequester to Ryan Gosling

Bob Woodward: 'Very Senior' White House Official Told Me I'd 'Regret' Sequester Comments (VIDEO)

"It's against the law."

Islamists Gain Momentum in Syria

Invasion of the Austerions.. Tom Tomorrow

I want thank all the members of DU for the excellent education of me to politics.

And Then Twice A Week For Next Four Years

I live in a small town...

Hannity Exploits A Black Man To Cover His Ass On Ellison Smack Down.

US budget crisis, legal questions delay Beyond the Border implementation

Homicide suspected in death of Mississippi mayor candidate

Study: Pessimists are more likely to live longer

"Storage Wars" featured player Mark Balelo suicide

Closing the Independent Living Fund shows how low the government will go.

It's National Chili Day!

Washington University Fraternity Suspended For Racist Act

Actor Dale Robertson, Oklahoma native, dies in southern California after brief illness

USS Freedom to Conduct Maiden Deployment to the Asia-Pacific

Brazilian Firm to Provide Aircraft to Afghan Air Force

Anti-austerity direct democracy advocate wins big in italian elections

Rosa Parks - Meet Chief Justice John Roberts

Oops!!! European Union agreement to cap bankers' bonuses is setback for City

Report: Infant Girls Exposed to Most-Contaminated Fukushima Area Face 70% Higher Risk Thyroid Cancer

I should be proud of what I'm doing.

EJ Dionne on sequester madness

A jury decided 5-1 to hide their imagination.

A letter from a thief to a Yosemite Park Ranger:

This Monday, March 4, 2013, is the 80th birthday of the New Deal.

Bwaaaaaaaaaaah hahahahaha-Oakland Rapper Pope Emeritus Threatens Lawsuit

Maldives teen faces 100 lashes for fornication

The End of the Shale Bubble?

First post.

Sleazy Military Contractors Are Crying Foul Over Drones -- They Stand to Lose Billions

Scandal Spectacle: The 10 Most Corrupt and Compromised Cardinals Voting For the New Pope

A Catholic Schoolkid-Papal Infallibility & Heaven...

Christians Protest Yoga in Schools -- But Welcome Bible Study

Dumpster Diving in the Great Recession: 'I Did It Because I Was Hungry" (Hard Times, USA)

The Last Word--SCOTUS on Voting Rights (2/27/2013)

Banking while poor: how banks profit from predatory payday lending

Fifty years old is "out-of-date". But 250, not so much.

Cancer risk 70% higher for females in Fukushima area, says WHO

'Hepatitis C detector' sells hope and nothing more

Marissa Mayer - on Makers - Does not consider herself a feminist

15 Year Old Invents Pancreatic Cancer Test that costs 3 cents

I think I know why 14 people have me on ignore

Yahoo Bans Working From Home: ‘Progress’ Or a Big Step Backwards?

Homelessness in the USA: The Price of War?

the revolving door spins from sea to shining sea

Fascist Dog Whistle

5 fracking consequences you've never heard of

Senate Democrats, GOP to stage votes on rival cuts

Which would YOU rather see?

Our Food Is Being Hijacked by Monopolizing Corporations

China says US-based hackers target its websites

Conservative Republicans always like to tout their adherence to a so-called "principled" position…

The Separation of Profit and State

If You're Watching Morning Joe,

When It Comes to E-Waste, Be Afraid—Be Very Afraid

Unlocking a movement: Mass incarceration reaches epic proportions in ‘the land of the free’

Thriving cancer's 'chaos' explained

Was Ted Cruz raised a Communist and is he a Manchurian Candidate?

An alternative to the rusty boneyard: Is it possible to recycle the behemoths of transport?

How Private Prisons Game the Immigration System

The United States is a secular nation. Period.

Why Workers Should Be Wary About Corporate 'Wellness' -

Byron Dorgon on Bill Press touts Keystone

Benedict promises obedience to successor

U.S. will give Syrian rebels medical, food aid, not arms

Rep. John Lewis Endorses Elizabeth Colbert Busch In S.C. House Race

Bill Moyers Preview: Fighting Creeping Creationism

UK net migration falls by a third

Armed cops in schools

The Month in Review:

Tentative Recovery Driving Membership Rebound

ACLU Blasts Supreme Court Rejection of Challenge to Warrantless Spying Without Proof of Surveillance

"Through the Internet, anything is possible."

3 Article that show Bob Woodward is full of sh*t

It's Not The Job of the Federal Government To Deal With Natural Disasters

The Economic Closet: The Business Case for Gay Marriage

Jobless claims improve unexpectedly, near five-year low

My sister wrote me two birthday limericks.

Shipping Woes Ease On Mississippi River

Tell Canada: Stop the Baby Seal Slaughter

Crazy, or just Christian? (As in floridly fundamentalist)

Arkansas House overrides veto of late-term abortion ban

As an advocate for the protection of wolves

MAKERS: "Women Who Make America"

Federal Appeals Court Rejects Drug Testing Of Welfare Applicants

Firing Zone 918

Mo. Supreme Court Considering The Link Between Benefits And Marriage

China says U.S. routinely hacks Defense Ministry websites

Even Mika B. was mocking Woodward today! That was nice...

Harkin, Miller Eager to Push an Even Bigger (Minimum Wage) Raise

Silvio Berlusconi under investigation for alleged bribery in Naples

(Satire) Cruz Claims Hagel Inspired Marx

Bob Woodward demands law-ignoring, mind-controlling presidential leadership

Kansas Bill Would Protect Doctors Who Mislead Women About Their Pregnancies

Thursday TOON Roundup 1 - Politics

Thursday TOON Roundup 2 -Pope

What's for Dinner ~ Thursday Feb 28th

Thursday TOON Roundup 3- The Rest (may be upsetting)

How your bad diet may weigh on your job review (Is your company watching your weight?)

How BFEE Sold the War -- and We Bought It (Valerie Plame Wilson and Joe Wilson)

Jobless claims improve unexpectedly, near five-year low

Mrs. Gilmore's Defining Black History

Ending The Permanent Crisis (by E.J. Dionne)

Dear Fred Deluca, I'll pay $6 for a footlong if you pay a living wage to your Subway employees

U.S. To Provide Syrian Opposition With Direct Aid For First Time

Judges Rule in Favor of Japanese Whalers – But Are They Impartial?

Extreme GOP Turning Flawed "Work At Will" To "Abuse At Will" & "Right To Work For Less"

Harlem Shake as Protest in Tunisia

High Levels of phthalates in organic foods?

DIY Printing on wood.

Mrs. Venation is extremely stressed and there's nothing I can do about it.

Labor airs ads hitting GOP on sequester

Pat Robertson Says Demons Attach Themselves to Clothes

Florida Man Shot By Dog, Dog Not Arrested

Kidney transplant for the man she loves

I had a cookie once. It was awful.

"Will Woodward be sent to the FEMA camps-euthenized by death panel-or just killed quietly?"

Olive oil that's not, Red Snapper that's something else

21 years

DNA science points to better treatment for acne

Don't believe the hype. Chris Christie is a true right-winger

Virginia governor race exposes GOP civil war

Look At This Adorable Baby Sheep Right Now IT'S SMILING.

How the media pundits game the poor on income and taxes.

Wizards broadcaster mistakes airball for game winner...

Missouri lawmaker wants to eliminate daylight saving

500-Million-Year-Old Sea Creature With Limbs Under Its Head Unearthed

Watching the Death Throes

Republican losses obscure US drift to right

State Senate approves mining bill; Assembly vote expected next week

Sergio Mendez - The Real Thing

Permafrost: The Tipping Time Bomb

The Arab Spring and Climate Change

Drug testing of lawmakers added to Kansas bill

(N Koreans) 'watched with surprise as we showed them we could surf the internet from our phones'

Sergio/Brasil '66 - Going Out Of My Head

The US has already borrowed $2tn to finance the Afghanistan and Iraq wars

Justified (major spoiler)

See pics of Matt DRUDGE's commodes, jaccuzzis, & bedrooms sites of bodily functions (3rd FL house)

Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66 - Pretty World

Radical Reading: The Progressive Dr. Seuss

Antonin SCOLIA and the condition known as "Scaliosis/Scoliknowsis"

"The BBC wants the power to order your computer to ignore your commands.”

Genetically-Modified Corn Mows Down 2 Million Acres Of Grassland In Five Years

David Frum: Why I Signed the Republican Brief Supporting Gay Marriage

N. Korea's Kim, Rodman watch basketball game: Xinhua

Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon's Journey into the Afterlife - Eben Alexander

CAP: Republicans Ignore (and suppress) the Evidence About Higher Taxes on the Wealthy

Some powerful blues on a 2-string electric guitar made from a cigar box

"Woodward" is trending on Twitter this morning and most of the tweets about him aren't kind

The humble, thoughtful email that that pig Woodward said was threatening

Drunk Texas man shoots girlfriend during game of ‘quick draws’

Minnesota Republican rep.: LGBT ‘lifestyle’ is ‘an unhealthy, sexual addiction’

National Wildlife Federation questions Waukesha water request

Junior high teacher tells kid to remove Marines t-shirt or get suspended (has guns on it)

Pic Of The Moment: Bob Woodward Makes Bizarre Claim That He Was Threatened By White House

Duke settles federal case with former lacrosse players

From Legend to Laughing Stock: Bob Woodward Cites Bogus 'Threat,' Calls Obama 'Nixonian'

You need a diversion. Really . . . you do.

Blackwater Executives Get Slap on Wrist in 6-Year Criminal Case

Exclusive: The Woodward, Sperling emails revealed

Portishead - Magic doors

If Soledad Was On CNN Right Now Instead Of Burnett....

US troops to Niger: A new stage in the scramble for Africa

Yahoo Commenters: The Window To America's Embarrassments.

They sure are kissing his papal ass as he flees the scene

Hey Bulldog

The Pope has left the building nt

Democratic governors fear gun reform moment has passed

Stephen Covey Leadership Training BS - venting

Never Mind, Marilyn Musgrave Still a Throwback

Dennis Rodman Tells North Korean Leader He's a Friend for Life!!!!

HB 1128 Pro-"Wife Beater" Bill Holstered by TNGA Rep. Timothy Hill

Email proves Bob Woodward was never threatened

What the hell is the deal with the helicopter at the Vatican?

Senator Mark Warner Goes On MSNBC To Promote Right-Wing Cuts To Social Security Benefits

Gun owner fires at Walmart shoplifter to ‘mark’ him for police

So whatever happened to Comet 2012 L4?

It was obvious to anyone that Li'l Applegrove was going to grow up to be quite the SERIOUS reader,

CaliforniaPeggy's sudden sleepiness made her think that maybe her husband had slipped her a Mickey.

CATAPULT!!!!!!

Take that, Taliban!

Little brothers --- USUALLY Nature's gift of a scapegoat to their older siblings:

Fashion Nazis. Is it any wonder that MiddleFingerMom just HATES fucking Fashion Nazis?

Now, C'MON!!! Deep in your hearts, you KNEW it was MiddleFingerMom who let 'em out, didn't you?

Pilot Watch: Inside The Networks' 2013-2014 Development Season...

Turkey’s Difficult Choice in Palestine, Israel | Ramzy Baroud

Do these make my eyebrows look big?

...and the press worried about her makeup and nail polish

Where's the remote ? !

Bradley Manning pleads guilty to leaking secret government documents

Thom Hartmann: Sen. Elizabeth Warren vs. Bernanke/Banksters

Have fun

Bradley Manning pleads guilty to leaking secret government documents

Apple’s Backing Puts Gay-Marriage Focus on Obama at Court

Comcast cable TV costs called into question in Eagan (Minnesota)

Remember the Cosby Show with Theo and the Monopoly Money?

HillWilliam needs some DU Love, please

Oooooh, baby!

FAITH IN HUMANITY RESTORED: On A High School Basketball Court In Texas

IS MSNBC going to be all about the fucking pope all day??

Julian Assange urged to do the 'decent thing'

Liberalism, atheism, male sexual exclusivity linked to IQ

Thom Hartmann: Will Obama get "Sophie's Choice?"

Panic in Greek pharmacies as hundreds of medicines run short

Watching the Death Throes

Malala 1 - Taliban 0

Barge traffic bounces back as Mississippi River rises, ending worries about shipping shutdown

Shit. I wish I could quit procrastinating, get off DU and get back to

BREAKING THIS MINUTE! Bob Woodward claims the Pope threatened him

Democracy Has Become The Biggest Threat In The Eurozone

Openly gay mayoral candidate killed in Mississippi

(some) Conservatives dismayed that Woodward "trolled" Them

Congress Passes Reauthorization of Violence Against Women Act

Cuban black beans and rice

So, that's how you do it

Just remember if they go through w/ the sequester the National Weather Service will be cut too

The Enabler and Head-Coverupper Has Left The Building

After Pledging Loyalty to Successor, Pope Leaves Vatican

You won't have Benedict XVI to kick around anymore

Any math folks here for volume calculation?

And we only rank 49th in education?

This young Quiverfull escapee hopes to establish a safe house for other young women

The Rude Pundit: Random Observations on Yesterday's Supreme Court Hearing ...

Target on Telegraph? Berkeley mayor's thinking about it

Where you shop matters!!

David Silverman visits Mr. Deity (video)

VAWA act passed in house: on its way to the Presidents desk!

Conservatives Regret Taking Woodward’s ‘Threat’ Story Seriously

Jennifer Lawrence, chillin in Hawaii with Katniss hair. Will resume filming of Catching Fire

Hummmmm…

South African police drag man to death

Anyone who thinks that Grillo is a progressive voice in Italy think again. He is part of the 1%.

Average age of priests is 63..

Watching Cspan, sequester discussion in House

States Saying No To Health Care Marketplaces Is Good News

Another Woodward transcript released

DU sticker sighting.

A Vatican Spring?

Thieves steal more than $19,000 worth of Thin Mints

I wish the pope well.

Recognizing, remembering Abraham Lincoln on this last day of Black History Month

Alcohol and hate during Purim fuel attacks on Palestinians

Scary Creature Pulled From New Jersey River.

Florida College Sells Stadium Naming Rights To Private Prison

Clint Eastwood to Supreme Court: Drop California's ban on same-sex marriage

EXCLUSIVE: Pope Benedict Sex Tape!

CNN: Vatican Told Pope He Couldn't Work From Home

Sheldon Adelson, the Billionaire Who Bankrupted Me

Republicans Pick Convicted Felon to Run for Jackson's Seat

What Racist Remark Got Jeremy Clements Suspended from Nascar?

Do inconsistent results mean that the jury system is broken or that it's working?

Study Shows Offenders Exploit Religion to Justify Criminal Activity

It is irrelevant what gains have been made since the Voting Rights Act of 1965

Genius-Doctor Indiana Republicans Approve Religion-Based Ultrasounds, How Nice Of Them

Open science, open minds.

Marriage Equality Closer to Law in Illinois

Sotomayor, Kagan ready for battles

Brains of rats connected allowing them to share information via internet

A thread in GD that you might find interesting.

John Lewis to Justice Scalia: The right to vote is ‘what people died for, bled for’

CNN... Many Republicans Call It A Week in DC and Head Home

Iran Promises To End Nuclear Program In Exchange For Detailed Diagram Of Atomic Bomb

Rodman tells Kim Jong Un he has 'friend for life'

Imagine What Fox News Would Say

Extra Fulmer Cup points for Tennessee! Lady Vol alumna Chamique Holdsclaw busted for assault

Would there be mass outrage if The Onion posted a story & pic like this- with the genders reversed?

I have a phone interview in 2 hours. Wish me luck!

It is always the real problem ...

Toxic metal levels linked to autism

It's time.

Did anyone else find MSNBC's coverage of the Pope's departure cool?

have they taken away Meta threads from the Latest Threads list?

PSA #36: Do not eat chocolate following deep teeth cleaning!

E-mails Show Oklahoma Officials Decision-Making Process on Health Care Law

Okay, I'll admit the Pope's exit was more exciting than I expected

EL Kabongo!

How the pope's retirement package compares to yours

What’s better, and what’s worse, since recession

Act of sportsmanship

(Wash.) State Supreme Court throws out two-thirds vote to raise taxes

Ark. Senate Overrides Veto, 20 Week Abortion Ban Becomes Law

New Documents Show Reagan Gave Go-Ahead To Mayan Genocide

No need for a Union

Sometime I wonder if we make a difference

Manning says he first tried to leak to Washington Post and New York Times

All of you who criticized Bloomberg over the Soda ban ... consider this

Please proceed, GOP.

NARAL endorses Ed Markey, says Markey is the only prochoice candidate in the race.

Social activist Stephane Hessel dies at 95

1000s rally in Albany to oppose NY SAFE Act.

More uniform madness. This time from Adidas.

Maddow: The far-right Club For Growth has launched the "Primary My Congressman!" initiative,

Haiti's ex-ruler 'Baby Doc' Duvalier attends court

Colombia: Armed Attack on Trade Union Leaders in Cali

What things will shock/amuse your kids when they go through your "stuff"

"Deficits don't matter"---who said it?

Question for branstadt. Where is my tax cut?

Breaking: Obama administration to express support for gay marriage before Supreme Court (Prop. 8)

Momcilo Perisic: Yugoslav army chief conviction overturned

At Last!

The 50 Sexiest Scientists Alive!

Pope Benedict’s Resignation Coverage Nothing But A Distraction (VIDEO)

Crown corporation weighs in on NDP housing bill

The Interregnum begins.

"...Is that patriotic? I don't think so."

"Most 'third-world' Cardinals are far more conservative than European Cardinals."

With all the crap attention on the corrupt pope's exit

DU This Sequester Poll Please

VAWA passes House, with full protections for LGBT, Native Americans

Can Dennis Rodman thaw relations with N. Korea? (photo)

Bernie Sanders on Jacob Lew Treasury Confirmation

VAWA victory shows that House GOP needs Democrats

Richard Land wants people to *politely* tell gays they will hurt kids if they are given equal rights

What a wonderful story. Just watch:

Last night, PBS aired MAKERS: How Women Made America,

Poll: The Most Popular Plan To Avert Looming Budget Cuts Is The Progressive Caucus’

Dealing with illegal telemarketers

Trader Joe alert for Galia melons...if you find them, buy some!

"22"

Today being appropriate: A Pope joke.

Suspect in Rivera campaign-finance probe to change plea to guilty

Police: First grader behind 911 hoax at school

Bloomberg's Racist Businessweek Cover

Recommend good books on non-theism for teens, please

2 possible fallouts from the Woodward "threat" debacle:

Obama administration to express support for gay marriage before Supreme Court

Scalia should resign

WSJ says government spending cuts hurt economic growth...no really

Infographic: How Long Were Election Day Lines in Your State?

The Establishment’s Obama Derangement Syndrome

...and the GOP civil war widens yet again:

Banging With Republicans

Pelosi rips into Boehner’s desire to ‘pink slip’ Americans in budget negotiations

Detroit Takeover: Rick Snyder Will Announce State Takeover, Mayor Dave Bing Says

OK, so what is going on in the apartment across the street?!

I Linked To The Site Where It Details How The Sequester Will Effect Each State....

Is This How Some DUers See Political Reality?

Congress - Cockeyed Optimists

Court overturns block of Colo. school vouchers

I don't understand how a jury ruled on this post

Venezuela’s Social Missions Progressing

First politically viable openly gay candidate in Mississippi victim of Homicide

Rhino horn - time to legalise the trade say researchers (BBC)

The sweetest picture you'll see all day!

Man in noose attack made to write lynching essay

Everyday chemicals linked to diseases, warns World Health Organisation

Anonymous Source Informs Bob Woodward He Hasn't Been Relevant In 40 Years

The Wall Street reform law would have a significant impact if implementation is sped up.

Colorado civil unions bill to pass House committee without drama

GSA? No Way In PA!: Keystone State School District Risks Lawsuit Over Refusal To Permit Equal-Access

"Bad Fetus"

Why Is CNN Making Such A Big Deal About Woodwards Comments That The WH Threatened Him?.....

In Blind Poll, Republicans Choose Progressive Budget Solutions Over Their Own Party's

Will the New Pope be il Papa VIII,

Bloomberg Businessweek Regrets Cover Slammed As Racist

Franklin Sain Attorney Says Alleged Death Threats To Rep. Rhonda Fields Over Gun Bills Are Just Free

Kos: GOP rebranding effort hitting a few snags

Hartman Arguing With Conservative GOP Economist Who Believes Seniors Live TOOOO Long..

Girls Gone Wild files for bankruptcy

McCrory apparently standing up on one issue

Arizona sheriff plans to charge inmates for meals

Krugman: Bernanke of Hippo

what if SCOTUS went totally rogue?

Why did John Boehner have to run for re-election to be Speaker of the House?

Video: Can the union protect public employees who blow the whistle on corruption?

Funniest Memes Mocking Republicans

Yippee! Finally got over fear of the Dentist!

Breaking: Senate Rejects Rival Bills to Prevent $85 Billion Sequester Spending Cuts

Video: Forum, Part Two: Who's going to protect public sector employees...

On COLAs and inequality

I guess I should share the story of how the Obama administration threatened me too.

3-3 to leave "Fuck the Catholic Church and the Pope"

Statement from Sen. Elizabeth Warren on confirmation of Jack Lew as Secretary of the Treasury

I guess this would be under strange concepts.

Government attributes shortages to consumers (Spanish)

Boehner breaks the Hastert rule again as more than half of GOPers oppose Violence Against Women Act

Man Who Fired Bartender For Calling Police On Patron May Resign (story update)

EPA: 2013 Climate Leadership Award Winners

Is modern capitalism currently experiencing corruption or is capitalism corrupt by design?

Senate Republicans filibuster Democratic sequester replacement (updated)

'Glassholes'

Today in Peace and Justice history on February 28, 1919

Student demonstration dispersed by authorities in Venezuela

Today in Peace and Justice history on February 28, 1919

Joe Mauer to father actual Minnesota Twins

(Watertown)City Council changes code to stipulate who can live in a home in certain neighborhoods

"Connected" or Assimilated?

Scientists link two rats' brains, a continent apart

Another Broad superintendent at work in Philly. Contract a slap in face to teachers. Ed reform...

Bible Studies in NC Schools

Researchers Marvel at World's Deepest Sea Vents

Opel reaches deal with unions on future of German plants

Am I having a cerebral event or did Kim Jong Un and Dennis Rodman just catch a game together?

"Now that the Pope is gone, the world seems just the tiniest bit less molesty"

Bob Woodward was caught carrying GOP water.

Chilean trade union leader shot dead

We Found Our Son Kevin In The Subway (Danny and Peter)

Wired Space Photo of the Day

What Housework Has to Do With Waistlines

Economic Downturn and Legacy of Bush Policies Continue to Drive Large Deficits

How the Bush Administration Sold the War – and We Bought It - by Joe Wlison and Valerie Plame Wilson

Peregrine boss Wasendorf starts serving 50-year jail term

This Should Be Posted Every Time Fox News Announces Liberals Love 'Big Government'

Marissa Mayer's answer as to what comes first for her "God, family and Yahoo in that order"...

France allows charities to take horsemeat meals

The Keystone Pipeline, on Time Magazine's cover: This Is A Fake Cover.

NFL Players Chris Kluwe And Brendon Ayanbadejo File SCOTUS Brief On Prop 8

It's time to pull out some whoop ass on Boehner and the Republicans.

(Sweden) Girl dies after docs think brain tumour is ADHD

GOP Economic Policies Summed Up In One Meme

What are the talking heads saying about Woodward? I want him humiliated and marginalized

Reason #8493 Jon Stewart Is Pretty Much One Of The Smartest People On Television

Senator Sanders: Robin Hood Tax to Reduce Wall Street Greed

Loca, the Belfast dog who can't run, becomes Youtube sensation

MUST SEE Republican: Obama Like Hitler, References Book "1994"

(LMAO) Homophobes Threaten Boycott Over Mother's Day Ad with 2 Moms...JCPenny's Answer:

Maryland Senate passes gun control bill

President Lugo Calls to Continue Changes in Paraguay

Chrysler To Invest $400 Million In Indiana Plants, Create Over 1000 Jobs

Why is Michelle Malkin so mean?

Bumper Sticker: "Keep the Immigrants. . . "

Instead of regulating everyone's sugar intake

- Bob Woodward has gone Full Breitbart. And everybody knows you never go Full Breitbart.

HAVA was a bust..Section 5 may be a goner.. What now?

Thrown in Jail for Saying 'Panties'

A Textbook Case on Sexual Harassment

Unequal Internet Access "Widening the Gap" Between Rich and Poor Students

Nothing

Organic Almond Growers Lose in D.C. Circuit

CATNIP: EGRESS TO OBLIVION? .- A very important video! Every cat and friend of a cat must see!!

Well Lookie Here: Contrary To GOP Rhetoric, Low-Tax States Have Worse Economic Growth

“This is one of the most brutal, upsetting things I’ve ever seen in my 27-years in law enforcement”.

GOP Congressman: The Debt Is As ‘Immoral’ As Slavery

'Girls Gone Wild' goes bankrupt to dodge legal awards

Discussing Dietary Issues (Like Sugar Intake) Involves Habits. Even Liberals Tend To Ignore Science-

One rat brain 'talks' to another using electronic link

What a bunch of frat boys!

Can we refer to the GOP as the ATP?

This book is worth a look IMHO

I'm looking for some info about the next Pope.

Best Health Care comparison joke I've heard in a while

Dear Bob Woodward: You're lucky you never ran into Harry Truman!

Pay Day ......sisters and brothers.

Mars Mission seeks married couple: in space, no one can hear you argue

Wall Street Journal?

The bill splitting problem Debunk

Democats

Blood in the Carolina Hills

Peter King Declares Civil War Against Southern Republicans

You've got to win a little, loose a little, and always remain blue a little

Republican senator Jerry Moran of Kansas defends tax breaks for corporate jet owners

BREAKING: Rep. Conyers introduces bill to repeal the sequester

How Student Debt Tripled In 8 Years, And Why It's Becoming A Growing Economic Problem

Michigan Could Seize Control Of Massively Indebted Detroit Tomorrow

Girls Gone Wild Files for Bankruptcy, Compares Itself to GM

I wonder how long the sequester would last if one of the cuts were to stop buying toilet paper...

Federal spending cuts will hit hospitals where it hurts

Wisconsin’s open pit mine bill passed 17 – 16. Next stop: Court

TSA statement generator.

U.S. Department of Labor: Wisconsin #1 in Jobs Sent Overseas

"Why do more and more Americans despise the GOP? It’s the hypocrisy"

Do you have a #2 pencil? (Jury duty form)

Who's the Bad Guys?

Ethiopian women in Israel 'given contraceptive without consent'

Five Military Cuts That Would Fix Sequestration

Innocence Project on wrongful convictions of African Americans

Mississippi gets rid of slavery...Finally

The swearing in of Jack Lew as Treasury Secretary (photo)

I'm greatly worried about Scalia's recent statements

Innovate or Die - Aquaduct: Mobile Filtration Vehicle

Some people in our government voted in favor of violence against women.

Failure of Epic Proportions: Treasury Secretary Jack Lew's Pro-Bank, Austerity, Deregulation Legacy

The willows are turning yellow.

Maine joins lawsuits to overturn laws banning same-sex marriage

Instructor shot during public school handgun training safety class in Texas

Sea level rises Norfolk Delaware and Louisiana and China

OMG! When did this happen to me? I've become a snob

Calling all poets!

House Passes Violence Against Women Act -- 138 Republicans Vote No

First Lady M. Obama Announces Unprecedented Collaboration to Bring Physical Activity Back to Schools

F**K YOU Ted Cruz, Allen West, Michelle Bachmann, et al. This Is Personal.

Attorney General Files Brief Asking SCOTUS to Overturn California Ban on Same-Sex Marriage

Luckovich: "Woodward's Best Seller"

Ephemeral third ring of radiation, previously unknown to science, surrounding our planet.

Republican law maker claims he has no idea what a transvaginal ultrasound is.

Who knows? Who decides how medical procedures are done?

Race isn't the GOP's only demographic problem

Give your description of what this country would be like today if there'd been no New Deal.

Some of you have been filling out job applications. I've got one more you might consider.

MSNBC Flashes Breaking News!

What Matters To Republicans

Wouldn't it be ironic

Any thoughts on the Top Chef finale last night?

All Yours - The GOP Legacy

HillWilliams's husband of 17 years died today

Ingredients to DNA Discovered in Interstellar Space - Cosmic Origin of Life

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