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Archives: April 12, 2013

21 Foot Wasp Nest Found in Abandoned House in Spain.

there was hope that the video game giant would get the message

Teacher Romany Blythe outed as creator of 'The Witch Is Dead Party' Facebook group

21 Foot Wasp Nest Found in Abandoned House in Spain.

Is the possibility of mutual, nuclear annihilation a deterrent?

Mine Kafon

Rick Warren Tweets That His Son Killed Himself With An Unregistered Gun Purchased From The Internet

Air Pollution in China: The Kids Aren't Alright

The Exquisite Zodiac is now available for Nook

Republican Prayers

The "List of Shame"-Post newspaper websites that have gone to "metered reading" or behind a paywall.

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Friday, 12 April 2013

TCM Schedule for Friday, April 12, 2013 -- Friday Night Spotlight: A Woman's World

Worst craft beer?

Those who criticize Femen, for which women can we speak up? How close to us do they have to be?

Fukushima internal exposures low, study finds

Kos: Enduring Gangsterism in America

Bird Flu Causing Suffocation Shows Severe Spectrum of New Virus

Like Modern GOP, Gilded Age Oligarchs Gerrymandered to Thwart Democracy

Zumba? A new app for smartphones helps you find classes

I seem to have accidentally enabled a function that I do not actually want.

Enjoying Happy Hour with Will Shakespeare. Ask us anything.

Freaking Hysterical!!!

ATF: Store that sold guns to Adam Lanza's mom had hundreds of violations

Man killed by beaver.

Opportunity -- or should I just go?

Red Cross chief presses U.S. on Guantanamo hunger strike

How to kill bedbugs without pesticides....

Luckovich Toon- Reaching Out

Venezuela's ballot for April 14th elections (speaks for itself):

Just how concerned are you with gun violence in schools?

Rolling Stone: Dan Loeb Simultaneously Solicits, Betrays Pension Funds

*Wes Clark Discussing #NorthKorea at 9EST on @PiersMorganLive

"What a Conspiracy Theorist Believes"

Cindy Jacobs wants souls.

Feds scoop up medical marijuana patient records in Oregon investigation

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Last Call & a new Kitteh gif

can anyone tell me where to find how much a family in La. would get on welfare?

I can't vouch for the politics of this site, but it's probably one to know...

For those that have kids and are grown

Too late!

Rachel talking about an autistic student who died in the arms of a teacher at Newtown.

SF: Rainwater Might Have Damaged Flawed Bay Bridge Bolts

It's kitten time

Every Single House Republican Just Voted to Block the Paycheck Fairness Act

Progress Kentucky: Worst super PAC ever?

Most women at Kabul prison accused of moral crimes

Father Emil Kapaun-Korean War POW earns posthumous Medal of Honor

The Obama 'panic' amuses me

German Coal and Solar Energy: A Self Defeating Scenario

So I have a current obsession with Deep Purple.

"Employers eager for new foreign worker program"

Emergency Manager Protesters Block I-75

3 teens charged with assault; girl killed herself

Tennessee: Ayn Rand’s vision of paradise.

"A Battle Over What America Will Look Like in 21st Century"

Missouri Man Arrested at Hospital for Refusing to Leave Gay Partner

Awesome toon on the Budget negotiations by Tom Toles

*Rachel show, James Lee Witt company retained by Arkansas,

Stephen Harper 'sickened' by Rehtaeh Parsons story

Chained CPI: A broken link at NPR

Despite what you may think, your brain is a mathematical genius

Credit agencies eyeing (nuclear) Plant Vogtle cost overruns

Friend's Cherry Blossom pics, early this morning:

Alert to Congress: Nuclear evacuation may bog down

Closer to me, a FRIEND's Cherry Blossom pics, early this morning:

Thoughts on this meme...

Arkansas ExxonMobil oil spill even worse than thought

Was the Cold War rivalry the single most destructive force of the 20th century?

Maduro fills 7 avenues in Caracas

Actors, others gather at Chicago service for Ebert

On Safari (in my yard)

Bringing Solar Light to the Energy Poor

Keeping score

April is now national "Push Grandma Down The Stairs" month

Ann Coulter says "everyone laughed" at her "joke" about killing Meghan McCain.

Fast promotion will surely anger coworkers. How do I deal with it?

Norkys Batista's (Capriles supporter) show auditorium attacked with tear gas

White House petition to lower student loan interest rate.

2nd man arrested in probe of prison chief's death

(Florida) Senate panel advances bill to put brakes on nuclear fees

Rick Warren: son bought 'unregistered gun'

"Ding Dong the Witch is Dead" comes in at #2 for the week in the UK.

Thank You Exxon: Mayflower, Arkansas' New Oil Lake

I believe this, too.

CISPA, stripped of privacy protections, heads for House vote

Kitteh Hidey Hole

The Death Clock.

A glimpse of how protests against chained CPI will go? From the 2012 DNC:

Meanwhile, the Drug wars and the Harm they do continue

What's a MiddleFingerMom to do when the tagteam bedbath teams call and say they're lonely?

My little protest. Will you join me?

Analysts discuss paradigm shift: breaking up banks

Fair and balanced

"Indian firm 'indentures' bank workers while making millions"


Take Five (Iron Lady Down edition)

BREAKING: Leaker Of McConnell Tape Outed–McConnell May Have Violated Election Law

I may have to leave for a while . . .

Well, we were worried for nothing.

Rockne S. O'Bannon's Cult just got cancelled on CW

What virus protection do you use? How's it doing?

Quick Question -- Can I replace USB wi-fi and cheap TracFone with..

Well, family ...

Financial crises for Ga. man who held firefighters

Canadians own 500,000 homes in Florida and are fueling a boom. (CBC News).

'Most energy-efficient' LED light revealed by Philips

attacks on FEMEN, really, the story line is women love to be oppressed, advanced by feminists?

Thank you Lawrence O'Donnell for tonights Rewrite.

Man's Gay Partner Handcuffed/Expelled from Missouri Hospital: Hospital PR Team Addresses Facebook

New Haven is the center of the college hockey universe!

Die, Frosty.

Dog Dressed like a man and eating peanut butter. Because it's the internet; that's why.

I just want to say something good about My President!

I always vote, but I never signed a contract

We knew!

Worrisome Levels of Lead Found In Imported Rice

Flashback Lawrence O'Donnell on the "masterful rope-a-dope" that gave us the sequester

Ron Paul, "Death is a tribute to our liberty." Chomsky laughs at & then DESTROYS Libertarians.

So... I clicked on the ad to send a letter on Benghazi ...

Climate change did not cause 2012 US drought, says government report

I just got unjustly accused of dawdling in casting my jury vote.

Liberal Zionism at 65: Fantasy and reality

Addiction is a tough taskmaster or taskmistress as the case may be

Was Holocaust Fraud at Claims Conference Even Worse Than Believed?

Report Uncovers 'Water-Apartheid' in the Occupied West Bank

Bangladesh protesters demand blasphemy law

(Colombian) Govt must take action on appalling prison conditions: Cepeda .

Obama cuts funds to combat Colombia's drug trade .

Anus Writes A Letter

If Obama is president... I will be in jail or dead by this time next year...

Gordon Klingenschmitt's HILARIOUS interview with David Pakman about gay marriage and Jesus

2nd man arrested in probe of prison chief's death

Never. Gonna. Happen.

Obama had nothing to do with Jay-Z's Cuba trip: White House

Stocks rise for fourth day in a row, led by retail

Medford stunned by rash of anti-Semitic graffiti

Medford stunned by rash of anti-Semitic graffiti (x-post in GD)

3 teens held in sex assault of girl who killed herself

How U.S. aid spent in Haiti “opaque as ever” - think tank

Package containing bomb addressed to Sheriff Joe's office

Human, apelike bones intrigue scientists

TPM: Last month Nearly Half Of House GOP, Including NRCC Vice Chairs, Voted For Chained CPI

Anti-Semitism 2.0: Who are the modern anti-Semites?

Both Candidates Promise to Raise Venezuela’s Minimum Wage

Jackie Robinson Was Hero of Fight Against Both Racism and Anti-Semitism

"and all of my life just drained out of me into my feet and a puddle on the floor,"

(MLB Hall of Famer) Bob Gibson statue unveiled at Werner Park (Warren Buffet wears huge smile)

North Korea’s attempt to pressure the international community

Kerry visits tense SKorea amid missile test fears

Private prison admits to false staffing records

Chilean Students Stage Protests

It's really exciting around here…

This is a picture of Luke Rowles when he was 15…

Baucus: 'Disappointed' Obama budget has chained CPI

Kim Jong-un furious at Missile Test delay.

Kim Jung-Un furious at Missile Test delay.

**Cliff Arnebeck's work combatting criminal election fraud

I was informed that my alert was sent.....

Whether or not there is or ever was any actual intention of actually passing Chained CPI- Do you

Attacking Venezuela’s Democratic Process

Holding the car remote to your head increases its range. (

Bernie Sanders smacks down deniers Inhofe, Barrasso at EPA Admin Hearing (VIDEO)

Tornado watch until 7am- NE SC

Millionaire Stanley Marsh 3 indicted on 14 counts alleging sex with underage boys

Morrissey - How Soon Is Now

Tucson man {not MFM} injured in stunt gone wrong

Brad Paisley/LL Cool J song: 'Accidental Racist' 'Not Perfect, but It Is Honest'

Does sister-in-law have the dumbest dog in the world or the smartest?

Keyes: Gays dont have a right to marry, just as we don’t have a right to pick our nose & eat boogers

540,000 defense attorney e-mails mishandled at Guantanamo Bay (

Florida woman finds ‘sign from God’ on Goldfish cracker

Man inserts live eel up his rectum, it chews a hole through his colon and hangs out inside his body

Secretly-married priest jailed for sex assault on 17-year-old girl (U.K.)

Goose claims nest at Missoula baseball stadium, leaving osprey homeless

New book uncovers Chesterfield’s (MO) ancient past

In California,a party, a passed out girl, a rape, cyberbullying, suicide. 7 months later: Arrests

Reinstate the Glass-Steagall Act --- Petition

Russia warns U.S. on human rights law, seeks to limit damage

Chained CPI--

Resolution against chained CPI--feel free to copy and edit

Department of Public Safety airplane named in honor of agent killed in George West

I screwed up the Frontline dosing on the little dog.

2 killed, 41 injured as bus bound for casino crashes

Good News: I Got a Job!

Rachel and Lawrence WIN KEY DEMO for Wednesday. All In continues to do poorly

I'd given up on DU

Occupy Sandy Builds Worker Power in Far Rockaway

Elizabeth Warren’s Foreclosure Settlement Bombshell:

Christ Christy: Teacher unions are the problem

Michelle Obama: 'Hadiya Pendleton Was Me'

Mexico shoppers worth billions to area stores

Riverbend Returns: Baghdad Burning

Paolo Soleri dies at 93; architect of innovative city Arcosanti

With the Capitol in the background, volunteers set up a mock cemetery in Washington

Digging up Roman gold in the City of London

Digging up Roman gold in the City of London

STDs on the rise in Georgetown

Lowering Testing Standards is not an Effort to Help Poor Kids. It's a Way to Screw Them.

Good morning Lounge!

10 Tax Dodges That Help the Rich Get Richer

Differences between republicans and democrats: The Environment

10 Facts Obama Doesn't Want You to Know About His Social Security Slashing Budget Plan

Cooking with Doritos!

Why Tar Sands Pipelines Guarantee Disaster

Page Not Loading (cartoon)

What does it mean when they cut the WisconsinEye video feed from the Capitol?

Gitmo Defense Lawyers Say Somebody Has Been Accessing Their Emails

Economy Bears Turn Bulls Seeing 3% GDP for U.S. Few Saw in 2012

Two Obamas, Two Classes of Children (**graphic pic**)

Senate aides: Gabby Giffords group helped broker deal on expanded background checks

French court allows auction of sacred Hopi masks

Paul Ryan On Abortion: 'We Want A Country Where It Isn't Even Considered'

Win: Another Oil Firm Halts Its Arctic Drilling Plans

VA Board of Health posed to pass regulations that could shutter all abortion clinics

Wiscosnin: Scott Walker's administration revises rules for Capitol protests

County Council elections on 2nd May

Dear China, You can have him.

Why are there no challenges to gerrymandered districts?

Tomgram: Mattea Kramer, A People's Budget for Tax Day

Monsanto Claims to Ditch Herbicide While Selling More of It

Alexis Ohanian calls Google to talk CISPA

US craft beer: How it inspired British brewers

Actress age claim against IMDb rejected

New Research Confirms Gun Rampages Are Rising—and Armed Civilians Don't Stop Them

NGO Rates Beijing's Air Pollution As Only 2nd-Worst In 2012 (Lanzhou In Gansu Province "Winner")

Justice Department declines to make public its investigation of U.S. attorney's office, for now

Disabled Group Serves First Lawsuit Against Gun Control Law

Terahertz scanner reveals hidden fresco at Louvre

G8 Blahblah Climate Action Blahblah Efforts "Must Intensify" Blahblah Not On Agenda Blahblah

Less than 24 hours to stop Cuccinelli's regulations that could restrict access to women's health cen

8-year-old pwns TN State Sen. Campfield

Australia to face Japan over whaling in UN court

An idea to tame gerrymandering. Would it work?

So, I think everyone here on DU should let the President

Wall Street Journal De-Links Story That Jamie Dimon Will Meet the President at the White House Today

Rand Paul and the Sweet Smell of Your Own Crap

New NRA rules impose costly roadblocks to restart idle reactors

Why More Religious Singles Are Searching for Love Online

Hymnal that dates to 1640 could fetch $30M

Why lower taxes doesn't help create jobs (contrary to GOP propaganda)

Questions for those who know Portland :)

Foreclosure Review Report Shows That the OCC Continues to Bury Wall Street’s Bodies

dj day - mama shelter

Swiss Bank Plays Prank on Men on Equal Pay Day

SERAVINCE - U LoVE (Unrequited Love /Ft. Renee' Neufville)

Radiating Remnants: Nuclear Waste Barrels Litter English Channel

The shite is about to hit the fan re secert banking, tax havens, tax evasion and money laundering

Friday TOON Roundup 1 -What sort of reaction did Obama expect?

Friday TOON Roundup 2 -Buy More Guns!

Am I wrong that Obama's chained CPI proposal exempts the bottom 20% of seniors?

Friday TOON Roundup 3 -Environmental issues

Friday TOON Roundup 4- Bad to worse

Sad but true Mike Luckovich cartoon today.

Friday TOON Roundup 5- The Rest

Bloody hell! It's snowing AGAIN!

...o please o please o please o please o please o please o please o...

Thatcher is Dead—Long Live Chávez!

Robert Parry: The Right’s Second Amendment Fraud

submissions will close tonight at midnight

Do crooked or off-center bumper stickers/decals drive you nuts?

GOP Congressman Compares Gun Registration To Rwandan Genocide

Piano Puppet! Brilliant!

Bankrupt California city to resume paying pension fund, but not bondholders

Dear Mr. President. I didn't vote for capitulation!!!!

It's all in the math. 9-15% vote in primaries, 90% tell pollsters they favor background checks.

Bill Moyers/Michael Winship: Dr. King’s Warning of ‘Two Americas’

North Korea Says Tokyo Is Target No. 1

Explosive addressed to Sheriff Joe Arpaio defused

Pervez Musharraf admits permitting 'a few' US drone strikes in Pakistan

As a life long Democrat I am not giving up on Barack Obama (also a Democrat ) dumping Chained CPI.

When will DU PPR this troll...

what happened? tried to get on and nada ..

White House Approves Rollback of Cleanup Standards for Nuclear Incidents

James Carville is either a delusional centrist......or a very astute observer

Pretending to know about North Korea

Pastor Rick Warren: Son Committed Suicide With 'Unregistered Gun'

Idaho restricts drone use by police agencies amid privacy concerns

I Think My Cat Is A Republican

Dreamlike Split-Level Landscapes Painted by Jeremy Miranda

Afghan Women's Writing Project, "The Kitchen"

"The pooh-poohing would be easier to take if the GOP had a real-world plan of its own."

Kid Rock On Republicans: 'I'm F--king Embarrassed'

French senate votes to legalise gay marriage

"Ding Dong The Witch is Dead" Hits #3 in UK. Probably #1 by Thatcher's funeral. Will BBC Allow It?

Welcome to Garbage Patch State, Where Plastic Rules

Retail Sales in U.S. Dropped in March by Most in Nine Months

Call Me Unreasonable

Facebook Paid A Negative 40.4 Percent Tax Rate In 2012: Analysis ..Huffington Post

My So-Called 'Post-Feminist' Life in Arts and Letters

fda cites sanitary issues at specialty pharmacies

"Someone is taking apocalypse preparations a bit too far.... "

The new wingnut theory of banking crises: the people did it!

GOP's Fiscal Ruse Unmasked: They want entitlement cuts, but they want Dems to own them.

If Chained CPI is put in place...

Rand Paul explains black history to black people and gets basic names and facts wrong

Faced with these numbers, the chained-CPI benefit cut is … well, embarrassing.


Edo Pop - Paul Binnie

Anyone else with recurring UTI?

Are Social Security recipients with average benefit of $14,800/ yr the new "lucky ducks"?

John Fugelsang on the GOP gun safety fillibuster:

Mathilda's Solo!

Tony Perkins: Stop donating to the GOP!

Shrub has something nagging, nagging at him. What could it be, an ignored conscience?!1

Kerry to North Korea: Testing missile is a “huge mistake”

Georgia Negro Weeps Open-Eyed at the Death of President Roosevelt

Call me unreasonable

It is impossible to communicate with Republicans....

Pic Of The Moment: Kid Rock: "I'm F--cking Embarrassed To Be A Republican"

Guess what Cyprus wants now? MORE of the people's money!

An article about veterinarians that pretty much sums up how I feel:

Tribute to Best Friends

Poll: 66 Percent Of Republicans Opposed To Gay Marriage

Obama's Crackdown On Whistle Blowers - The Nation's Tim Shorrock Discusses

April 2011: Obama lying about wanting to raise the Social Security payroll cap

Documents Show Obama Administration Lied About Use Of Drones

Grassley Fumes At Democrats’ Nuclear Option Filibuster Threats Over Judicial Nominee

Conservatives (both white AND black) really do take the African American community for fools.

Newark Students Stage Walk Out To Protest Budget Cuts, School Closings

Can anyone point me to a fuller discussion of Obama's budget?

Missouri anti-cruelty laws

Federal Appeals Court Explains Why Rubber Fetuses And High Schools Don’t Mix

Another gay-bashing right wing Christian fundamentalist busted

Flashback - 1982 - 2 die in Miracle Valley battle - Long expected, the shooting finally comes

Gov. Deal refuses to support integrated prom in Wilcox County

Republicans Press Treasury To Support Tax Reform Allowing Corporations To Offshore More Profits

Comments Quiz

JPMorgan 33% Profit Jump Beats Estimates on Reserve Releases

CPI myths unchained

Virtual Bitcoin Mining Is a Real-World Environmental Disaster

Consumer Confidence Tumbles Sharply To Nine-Month Low

"Poli" = many..."Ticks"= blood-sucking insects

Eating the hottest curry in UK - Gordon Ramsay

GOP Congressman Warns Background Checks Will Lead To A Genocide Like In Rwanda

Do I feel betrayed by this President? Yes.

We Need Anonymous to Ensure Justice for Rape Victims? Sadly, Yes. Yes, We Do.

Tennessee: Ayn Rand’s vision of paradise

Road Rage Victim Recalls Assailant's Cleavage, Little Else

And, in the working group... (who loves Shepherds?)

A's +

Vin Scully covers UFC:

Federal Mortgage Program Extended

Swan Lays Egg In Middle Of Busy Munich Intersection

Rich people should not have to pay taxes.

Gold Heading for Bear Market Plunges to Lowest Since July 2011

Microsoft recommends to uninstall Windows 7 update 2823324

American Dream Eludes With Student Debt Burden: Mortgages

Reflections as the Class of 1974 Meets the Class of 2014 at UVa

Pope meets Vatican administrators ahead of changes at top

Report: Egypt army ordered to operate on protesters without anesthetic

Alabama Opens Way for Scottsboro Boys Pardon in Rape Case

Bernie Sanders: The 'Hoax'

8 Year Old Shames GOP Lawmaker into Dropping Welfare-School Grades Bill

Obama has plenty of time for right wing republicans. He wines and dines them. Liberals? Not so much

Va. board adopts strict abortion clinic rules

Slideshow: Ruptured Pegasus Pipeline

Obama Authorizes Release of $10 Million in Non-Lethal Aid to Syrian Rebels

"Art Collector"

Don't live on the East Coast?

Carville: I Think Obama Likes Angering Liberals

The new pope and the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church

Social Security's peculiar partisan problem

National Foreclosures Up for Second Straight Month, But Still Lower Than Before Housing Bust

Vital Signs Chart: Still 3 Job Seekers for Every Opening

Maintaining conflict, stopping bloodshed: Lessons from 15 years of peace in Northern Ireland

I saw the documentary "Citizen Koch" last night, and was sick all over again.

Why Dr. Kermit Gosnell's Trial Should Be a Front-Page Story

*Will Aristus Please Pick Up The White Phone* in Teh Lounge!

Dubai Police Purchase World's Most Expensive Cruiser

Wondering Aloud: 2/13 Atmospheric CO2 Update 5 March; 12:20 PM 12 April Still No Update For 3/13

Conservative pro-gun Senator - DEMOLISHES - arguments against background checks

If not Obama, then what kind of Democrat does this nation need?

President Obama has done more to help the poor and middle class than any President since LBJ

Hawaii Man Tries To Take Live Duck, Bottle Of Beer Through Courthouse X-Ray

BBC chief refuses to ban Margaret Thatcher death song

Three key lessons from the Obama administration's drone lies

Nut shot...not cool.

8-year-old follows Tenn. lawmaker around Capitol until he drops welfare bill

House Votes to Shutter Labor Board Hobbled by Obama Recess Picks

Fox takes Ann Coulter column down after reference to killing Meghan McCain

Papantonio: Rape In The Military

North Korea states 'nuclear war is unavoidable' as it declares first target will be Japan

Bryan Fischer: ‘Homofascists’ will treat Christians like Jews in the Holocaust

What's for Dinner ~ Friday April 12th

Controlling the Dialogue *** or *** The Revolution Will Not Happen

Some people are just perceptive

New Space Race: Putin Unveils $50 Billion Drive For Russian Supremacy

Jonathan Winters, Comedian, Dies at 87

What will President Barack Obama's legacy be?

Want a break from dismal and dispiriting? Kindness saves tiny blind kitteh.

What's all the hub bub about grave dancing? Dance on mine all you want!

Kremlin Warns U.S. Against Publishing Blacklist Of Russian Human Rights Violators

13 Vegetables That Magically Regrow Themselves (indoors from food scraps)

French Court Allows Auction of American Indian Artifacts

CEPR: Even with Exemptions, Chained CPI Proposal Will End Up Hurting Low-Income People

God damn it! Johnathon Winters died yesterday!

When Shareholder Democracy Is Sham Democracy

Guatemala: historic case against former dictator Ríos Montt

Exclusive: Miami New Times Finds David Rivera's Missing Pal Ana Alliegro

Report: Meeting between Palestinian President, PM postponed due to European, U.S. pressure

The Eurozone Crisis and the Wire

Comedian Jonathan Winters dies at 87

Albany NY HS English Class Assignment: Argue that Jews are evil.

Bad Wolf.

Toon on Poverty:

"If babies had guns they wouldn't be aborted."

What is the most cacaphonic song that still made it to the top?

36 Sure Fire Signs . . .: Written in 2007, How Much of It Still Sadly Applies Today?

Al Qaeda video resurfaces claiming how easy it is to buy guns in U.S.

In Your Jesus Christ Pose

*x-post, Cliff Arnebeck's work combatting criminal election fraud

8-year-old follows Tenn. lawmaker around Capitol until he drops welfare bill

DU senior citizens: Do you own your own home?

TYT: What Privacy? CISPA Passes in Closed Door Vote

Jonathan Winters, R.I.P.

Reverse Psychology......

I was at the grand opening of a Walmart the other day...

Axe: 'Who knew McConnell lived next to the bin Ladens and the Latin Kings?'

Conservative pro-gun Senator demolishes arguments against background checks

Waiting period for slandering the deceased. And which one?!1 (Re: Roger EBERT)

Iranians Have Memories Too

S.F. Giants Animal House spoof

Maria Tallchief, Who Dazzled at the Ballet, Dies at 88.

Have you seen Lil Bub?

Fugelsang interviews William Donohue about gay marriage, Bill Maher, and the priest scandal

'Can Opener Bridge' repeatedly ripping tops off of trucks

McCotter sues ex-aides, claims they deliberately blew Congress nomination

Curious... does anyone FAVOR the CPI proposal?

U.S. grants Michigan permit to build 2nd Detroit-Canada bridge

Detroit's first budget under the Emergency Manager

Just bought an ice cream maker...

WATCH: Justice Lectures NOM on How the Legal System Works

Obama and Biden release tax returns, with pitch for the Buffett Rule

"MY 12 year old is pregnant. FOR REAL."...

Bill would increase Michigan minimum wage to $10 an hour

The Obamas Care: Barack and Michelle gave nearly 25% of their income to charity in 2012

Today in Peace and Justice history on April 12, 1937

Today in Peace and Justice history on April 12, 1937

Sleipnir 4 for Windows 4.0.1: another browser for your inspection

What Actually Happened To That Same-Sex Couple In The Missouri Hospital

"What does Obama find so funny? We have nuclear missiles now!"

‘Queen bee’ CEOs get scrutiny and flak while ‘king wasps’ get a free pass

Victim recalls assailant’s breasts, little else

Cleveland Rocks!

From "The Americans" on Wednesday: Roberta Flack "To Love Somebody" - this is fanatastic;

time for a new computer. I ve been hearing a lot of bad stuff about windows 8. What's the problems

Fox Reporter: Military Opposition To Anti-Gay Hate Speech Is A Sign Of "The End Of Days"

"Disabled" "Group" suing Connecticut over new gun law defends AR-15's more than the disabled

Corporate Democrats assume we will tire of this "flavor of the month" outrage over the Chained CPI

Mother Of Newtown Victim To Deliver White House’s Weekly Address

Rick Santorum Doesn't Understand Why He's a Danger to Kids

Teen's Strange Ramen Addiction

What Actually Happened To That Same-Sex Couple In The Missouri Hospital

Reebok rejects Rapper Rick Ross re: Rape rhyme. (Trigger warning)

It's up to the people to take Social Security off the table

French Senate approves gay marriage bill

Caiden Cowger Thinks You're Stupid

curious question about "hard-line communists"

Sadly, this campaign slogan is not a gag

The Fix is in at National Public Radio on SS & Medicare cuts

“The accident has not been brought under control” ... “a man-made disaster”

What to watch out for with refurbished computers ?

This is how you teach rape culture to 12-year-olds

Botched Microsoft Windows 7 Security Update Kills Computers

*Tune in to MSNBC at 3 PM ET today to hear Beau discuss efforts in Delaware to prevent gun violence.

Georgia’s Republican governor won’t endorse town’s first racially integrated prom

Driver in Texas bus crash was involved in fatal 1998 accident, records show

Nicolás Maduro invokes memory of Hugo Chávez before Venezuela election

I've finally figured out where I've heard all the screaming about Obama before

There is no hope for the economy without inflation, which makes CPI adjusting rather pointed

Vote for Joe: Send a progressive Texans to Netroots this year!

Skeletons discovered in home of deposed Central African Republic president

Vote and send a Progressive Texan to Netroots this year! (They really need the help)

British Man's Stolen Laptop Winds Up In Iran

Gitmo Defense Lawyers Say Somebody Has Been Accessing Their Emails

Hooters of the shoe-shine world--Shine Shoes At New Wall Street Shop

Senator Sanders: Obama Budget "A Terrible Disappointment"

This is why I support My President, 100%

At makeshift National Mall graveyard, clergy demand gun control

8-year-old follows Tenn. lawmaker around Capitol until he drops welfare bill

Social Security contribution is a percentage of WAGES

RNC Reaffirms Support For Prop 8 In Hollywood Meeting

It's Yuri's Night - April 12

Pro Hockey Partners With Gay Sports Org

Cardozo Law School Ignores Dershowitz To Honor Jimmy Carter

House Democrats not receptive to Social Security cuts

Homophobic teacher loses appeal against classroom ban

California decides chemical BPA is toxic

A village that plants 111 trees for every girl born in Rajasthan

From 2011 = Dancing is a crime

Malawi president's attack on Madonna said to be a 'goof'

Things In Politico That Make Me Want To Guzzle Antifreeze

X-POST from GOOD NEWS: A village that plants 111 trees for every girl born in Rajasthan

BBC: Thatcher protest 'distasteful' but we'll play short clip of Ding Dong song

Police officer resigns over Margaret Thatcher tweets

A question regarding conspiracy theories in GD...

Rupert Murdoch may not attend Margaret Thatcher funeral

Leaked Memo Shows Michelle Rhee Knew About Possible Teacher Cheating in D.C. Schools

Uruguay legalises same-sex marriage

APNewsBreak: Upper income seniors' Medicare hike

The more I read about this guy, the angrier I get.

We have two choices in life... we either get older or we don't...

Ne!!! Wanta listen to some JPOP with me?

NOAA: Climate change did not cause historic 2012 U.S. drought

Dana Perino raps back at Jay-Z

....."i paid my taxes"......

Joan Walsh: How baseball saved me from Rush Limbaugh

Horse meat inquiry plant closed

Yuri's Night greeting from the International Space Station

I'm a white guy and was wondering why some black folks give me dirty looks when I wear a "hoodie".

Colombian govt 'indifferent' to child mine labor: Mayor .

Fired Koch Exec Fights to Advance Kidnapping Suit

If anyone still lives in Texas, get out before it's too late.

The Secret of the Seven Sisters: how a secret pact formed the world's oil cartel

New and improved, eh?

Felon Gets Immunity for Gun Use in Self-Defense

More Good News on GOP Outreach Front


A very respresentative room..this is....

Do you think the country is in good condition?

In baseball is it more fun to pull for a loser?

He knows what he's doing, and he's going to win

House Passes Bill to Shut Down NLRB

M 6.0 Earthquake , 9km NW of Sumoto, Japan

Two very special editions of Making Sense with Steve Leser are coming up...

Unpublished DH Lawrence manuscript discovered, revealing a blistering attack on 1920s misogyny

Thief Steals $100,000 Worth Of Frozen Hamburger Patties

What ear-worm are you currently suffering from?

Exxon's tar sands spill cleanup Mayflower, AR - pump it into a wetland area

Greetings, DUers! Ready for your Friday Afternoon Challenge? ‘Tis here: “London is Calling!”

Extreme Multitasking or Family Values GOP Style

"Not going to happen"? Guess what: It already fucking happened.

Apple bans gay sex images in adult comic

Supreme Court considers challenge to state gun licensing laws in case from New York

Mr. Obama: If you want to regain our faith, fire all the DLC types from your staff!

Fluffy Tailed Tree Rat

baseball brawls

French "FBI" Confines & Coerces Wikipedia Volunteer Into Deleting Article

Japan city mistakenly tweets North Korean missile launch

Women Protesting In Bahrain Today (Pic)

Strange Currencies by R.E.M.

U.S. ranks near bottom of UNICEF report on child well-being

**X-post, Cliff Arnebeck's challenge to criminal election fraud

Cruel, Rich Doctor Abuses Animals, Evades thousands in Taxes .

"galling outcome given deep cuts being proposed to many programs that benefit ordinary Americans"

Police reopen Parsons case

Bone remains of Chilean poet Neruda to be analyzed in US seeking clues about his death

Sunsara Taylor on Rick Ross, Rape, Reebok & Real Revolution

NYTimes: Rodriguez Believed to Be Behind Purchase of Clinic Documents

When cynicism rules the day

Let's have a music thread. What song is in your head right now?

Bryan Fischer: ‘Homofascists’ will treat Christians like Jews in the Holocaust

Zack Greinke breaks collarbone

Fleetwood Mac to release new EP in a few days

Jonathan Winters: Share Your Favorite Memories!

I don't understand the surprise expressed by those who say DU has changed.

It was bound to happen. My cat has figured out the laser pointer.

Did anyone else see Chris Matthews start a fight betreen the Log Cabin Guy and...

Hawking: Mankind has 1,000 years to escape Earth

After recognizing need to evolve on gay rights, GOP fails to evolve on gay rights

Syria’s second revolution?

What a Conspiracy Theorist Believes

April 12, 1945 - 68 years ago today:

Two Vice Presidents

Why We Need to Talk About the Horrifying Gosnell Abortion Trial (interesting article)

Obama knows what he's doing! Watch what Fineman says

Republican War on Sex–You Won’t Believe What Congressman Said (VIDEO)

Do you know what a Congressman was paid in 1969??

The Simplest Demonstration Of Evolution You'll Ever See

A new term of art . . .

Glenda Jackson launches tirade against Thatcher in tribute debate

omg... this woman talks, and leaves her clothes on. and ...

Recipient of world's first womb transplant is likely pregnant, says hospital

Ex-Credit Suisse Executive Pleads Guilty to Inflating Value of Mortgage Bonds

Cutest wrestling match ever

xpost from LBN: Ex-Credit Suisse Executive Pleads Guilty to Inflating Value of Mortgage Bonds

the Misiones

What does the NRA sponsored childrens rodeo teach those kids?

Loser Paul Ryan: "We Want A Country Where Abortion Isn't Even Considered."

Scientists want more money to research hangover cures

A warning Mr. President, THIS is what The Republicans turn with YOUR "Grand Bargain" will look like

7 billion people on 1 page

Grumpy Ygritte

Americans favor giving undocumented workers chance to stay

NRA's Uncle Sam Caught Armed & In The Nude...

Welcome to Garbage Patch State, Where Plastic Rules


"Jon Stewart rips apart Rand Paul’s attempted outreach to black students"

Obama’s former speechwriter on the secrets he learned from his boss

8 Year follows Tennessee lawmaker in protest of proposed legislation

Landfill Harmonic: An Upcoming Documentary About the ‘Recycled Orchestra’ in Cateura, Paraguay

DONG Energy, Siemens Sign Deals For Almost 1 GW Of Offshore Wind Turbines

Gina McCarthy: Coal to stay important in U.S. energy mix

A little love for the snowed in DUer's

I am staunchly pro-choice so it pains me to agree with the anti-choicers

Politicians are strangers who try to convince you that you should trust them.

The poor "do ok". (for anyone who volunteers or works in human services)

RNC Doubles Down On Gay Marriage Stance Amid Conservative Pressure

"Joe Arpaio, Arizona Sheriff, Has Explosive Addressed To Him, Intercepted By Authorities"

I haven't felt this awful since we saw that Ronald Reagan film........

"Deficit Hawks, Rejoice! We’re in a Golden Age of Deficit Reduction"

Chained CPI Means You Can’t Have Nice Things

what is up with the IRS?

Man of Steel spoilers from Entertainment Weekly

Surprise: Fannie and Freddie Are Set to Pay Taxpayers Back

I'm with stupid!

The RNC Member Who Posted Anti-Gay Facebook Items Got the RNC to Re-Affirm Its Stance Against Gay Ma

So my sister thinks that I am too much involved in politics...

If you're displaying all of this outrage over CCPI to help the President

Are You Following Satan's 10 Commandments for Homosexuals?

FYI for Nor-Cal residents

"Frivolous lawsuit" opponent William Koch wins $12 million lawsuit over 24 bottles of wine

PA president turns down request by Hamas legislators to visit “political” detainees held in Palestin

Venezuelan Government Foils Destabilisation Plans

"The charts on how the Obama, Ryan budgets differ"

I'm planning to keep my commitment to do what I can to reduce

New Chicago Plan: Pedestrians Come First

48 Hours - Serial killer's secret photos

I just had to remove an embedded piercing from a patient's face.

Out of the Mouth's of Babes.

Topless Tunisian Activist Amina Tyler: 'Femen Are True Feminists But They Have Insulted Muslims'

Three key lessons from the Obama administration's drone lies!

Stephen Colbert Goes After Rand Paul, Marco Rubio For ‘Selling Out Their Values...

Greater Milwaukee Committee writes, AB 85, the plutocratic power grab bill

Arizona Lounge Lizards...ever heard of this?

Cross post from Lounge...

Will Hillary Clinton be the next President of the United States?

Ron Paul to launch foreign policy institute (Dennis Kucinich joins board)

Articles on New Energy Secretary

So, is the Masters run by a bunch of racist old phucks?

Is there another viable female presidential candidate for 2016?

Will Street Lights Become the Nodes of the Networked City?

Question about posts that reach milestone status.

I am in SERIOUS need of some hip shakin' music right now. TAKE it, Joan!

I thought woodchucks would prefer chocolate?

Citizens United critic weighs run for California secretary of state

Posting for mystical thyme...Anne Ortlee. This is important!

Cutting Social Security and Medicare could save Democratic seats in 2014!!!

Parent trigger follies in Florida.


Carnival: No reimbursement to US for disabled ship

U.S. Warns Japan on Yen

New Matthew Message:North Korea; Pope Francis; the Vatican; visualization; homosexuality

New mobile app from tunein

House, Senate Vote To Curb Online Financial Disclosure Requirements For Federal Workers

Netanyahu to United States: Drop Dead

A 12-year-old girl was shot during an argument between a man and his ex-girlfriend