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Archives: April 5, 2013

TN bill linking welfare benefits to grades passes House committee

Chris Hayes on the restaurant workers strike

EPA Ex-Official Rips Obama On Environment; Says WH is 'Where Tough Regulations Go To Die'

Tighter Gun Rules Pass the Maryland Legislature

ALEC-Sponsored Bill To Repeal North Carolina’s Renewable Energy Standard Narrowly Passes Out Of Comm

Maine Rejects Tax Cuts For The Rich, Approves A Break For The Poor

Yoani Sanchez at FIU

Privatizing deposit insurance: Is that what Cyprus is about?

Harassed by the neighborhood HOA

Marcus Hook mayor arraigned on corruption, booze, gun charges

2nd lost hiker rescued from Calif. forest

I do not need... Eurocentric feminists to dictate to me what I wear or shouldn't wear.

Amy Goodman: Time For the Majority to Vote on Gun Control

Obama Tells Donors of Tough Politics of Environment

New Carrie Trailer

Amazon murders: Two convicted of 2011 Brazil killings

Online dating parody ad- ", where hate and love come together"

Mexico thwarts 'plot to kill' Monreal brothers

Some people were upset by my earlier proposal

Roger And Chaz Ebert's Beautiful Marriage, In His Words

*How Roger Ebert changed the culture, coming up on Chris Hayes show.

Are You the Sun or the Moon?

Chris Hayes just covered a labor story

Indoor jasmine plant - question...

It’s Not Raining, We’re Getting Peed On: The Scam Of The Deficit Crisis (Second Edition): Chapter 3

Is This The Worst Form Of Doggy Style Ever?

North Korea's Twitter, Flickr accounts hacked; Anonymous speaks up

Hubble Telescope Photographs Farthest Supernova Yet

Consider . . . .

Jean Shepherd Remembers Martin Luther King

Zombie ex-girlfriend doll bleeds when you shoot it...really.

Ala. Legislature votes to pardon Scottsboro Boys

The day I posted a terrible reply in GD.

Roy Blunt, R-Monsanto

Muslim Brotherhood tweets video alleging Jews control U.S. media, in apparent dig at Jon Stewart

Indiana: Governor To Sign Bill Increasing Penalties For Marijuana

National Review heralds the ‘wonderland’ of tar sands with a photo of a blighted hellscape

Download This Catchy Gay Marriage Anthem for Free!

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Bush Redux? & a new Kittehs gif

Has anyone heard from Torchthewitch?

Having some roast fowl and ale with Will Shakespeare. Ask us anything.

CNN report on HERO Child-Rescue Corps

BrightSource shelves second major solar (thermal) project this year

Leak of Data on Offshore Account Holders Likely to Spread Fear and Anger

Ana Marquez-Greene would hae been seven today - Video with her mother and Op Ed at link

2014 US Senate Election Prediction- Incumbents likely to lose re-election.

graywarrior is the new Omar.

Ohiosmith's mom still packs his lunch for him every day.

Kim Jong-un talks with his chief-of-staff about the procurement of weapons of mass destruction.

It's not even funny when CLOWNS drink and drive.

MiddleFingerMom has taken a job as a security guard.

MiddleFingerMom is a martial arts sensei in the technique known as Yuck Fu.

20 words of English origin that Japanese people often mistake for real thing

Lucy Lu sez "Purrrrrrrrrrrrrr".


Anybody else mourning Matthew and Sybil?

It's all Obama's fault

"Obama picks Goldman Sachs exec for ambassador to Canada"

To avoid sexism, follow AP style ~ Yvonne Brill NYT Sexist Obit

PA. Is One of the Few States With No Limits on Political Contributions by Individuals

Do German offshore wind farms have a future?

At the click of a mouse, all you need to know about studying in Japan

At the click of a mouse, all you need to know about studying in Japan

School CANCELS Honors Night to Not Offend Failing Students?

Toronto: Streetcar shortage looms

Slide show of oil spill in Arkansas

When I watch Rachel Maddow, I wonder...

So is the right saying that there should be people in schools with assault rifles with

Media Grounded: No-fly zone over Arkansas oil spill to censor news coverage?

A petition from former Labor Secretary Robert Reich

Aetna Seeks To Avoid Obamacare Rules Next Year

Letterman & Maddow Rip Gay Marriage Opposition: ‘Absolute Stupidity,’ ‘Beyond Embarrassing,’ ‘Case..

I'm still lovin' my SodaStream. Tonight, I'm drinking sugar-free cherry-limeade soda...

Proposal to allow official North Carolina state religion dead in legislature

So...DU'ers don't do ACTIVISM ANYMORE...even when SS/Medicare is at Stake!

Renewables to Exceed Fossil Fuels in European Generation by 2020

Democracynow: The Monsanto Protection Act? A Debate on Controversial New Measure Over GM Crops

Thank Goodness Elizabeth Warren Beat This Clown.

Roger Ebert's Amazing TED Talk: "Thank You Leonard Cohen for Saving My Life"

*Kid President segment coming up on Lawrence show.

Cool stuff from science!

Lead poisoning toll revised to 1 in 38 young kids

Swedish Judge Supports Assange

Pope Francis's online flock doubles on Twitter

The challenge of buying a gun in Japan

DGU- does it count?

Senator Warren Should Know About This

To my gay and lesbian friends on DU

Fox News Alert: EGO'Reilly Breaks Both Arms Patting His Back.

Maggie's Farm right next to H&R Block...

"Paul on the rise, Hillary at new high" at Public Policy Polling

BREAKING: Martin Short Endorses Elizabeth Colbert Busch for Congress!

When will the pro-choice backlash finally happen ?

All In Chris Hayes: Today's fast food strikers video (must see)

Inmate claims anti choice activist hired him to firebomb doctor's house

Bug? Linked text starting to disappear.

States Red And Blue Will Suffer From The Budget Cuts - Red States Will Suffer More.

In Surrey (B.C.), U.S. ambassador rules out open border with Canada

Exxon says no oil in Lake Conway, biologist disagrees

Self-Sacrifice Is All the Rage as Federal Furloughs Loom.

"Roger Ebert's review of Michael Moore's "Roger and Me""

this was locked in gd for being about religion

Paul Ryan: The Ultimate Hypocrite

Can we have a low-level religion GD exception for a day or so?

Celebrating heroic men and an unappreciated aspect of masculinity

Tottenham's season = over.


In honor of the late Roger Ebert (and the late Gene Siskel)...

TCM Schedule for Friday, April 5, 2013 -- What's On Tonight -- Friday Night Spotlight: A Woman's Wor

Gay students HIV status revealed in student council smear campaign

They Just Grabbed My Neighbor's guns

Brave Women Stand Up Against Amoral Exhibitionist FEMEN Feminists

Guy Finds Bus Stop Surrounding His Truck When There Wasn't Before - And A Parking Ticket

Homeless IL Guy Wins $50K In Lottery, Says He Still Plans To Live In A Tent

Woman Finds "Sign From God" In Goldfish Cracker


Oh Look - it's the Senator from Wall Street...

In Obama Budget, Social Programs Face a Cutback

Putin, Obama To Meet In June - Kremlin

Young conservatives on climate change

Why we need a real opposition party

Pentagon to Buy Russian Helicopters Despite Ban

Send some Karma


Where are the activists as austerity bites? They have been beaten back

LOL Of The Week: Scott Walker Keeps Blaming Workers

Woman arrested for posting pic of graffiti on Instagram

Roger Ebert's beloved wife Chaz on her husband's passing...

Regarding Femen and topless photos,please post a NSFW tag on the subject line (other random thoughts

Here in Tucson, in just one hour, the SYFY Channel is going to show...

Venezuelan leader says foes sabotaging power grid

2014 US Senate Election.

How many jobs have these fat cats created?

Great Nature segment on PBS,

Report: Ohio illegally jailing poor people for not paying legal debts

Tribute to Roger Ebert by Scott Stantis, Chicago Tribune...

Anyone else see the debut of "Hannibal"?

Former KGO/KSFO host Lee Rodgers has died at age 75

After the loss of roger ebert today and

Fifth Graders Charged With Murder Conspiracy Are 'Danger to Others'

login issue

19 Reasons "Beyond The Valley Of The Dolls" Is The Greatest Cult Film Of All Time

"Guns on Demand" - I like this phrase that Tweety has been using in favor of

Obama ripped for Kamala Harris remark

As a Duck fan, I'd like to note the news about Auburn 2011 cheating.

North Korea attacking the US?

GOP rolls out less restrictive N.C. voter ID bill

Google Takes on Rare Fight Against National Security Letters

Cold beer on one side of me, hot tea on the other...

IFC Honduran client linked to death squads

Jack Antonoff of "fun" speaks out for Marriage Equality.. Video

The Three Stooges find a North Korean bomb.

Ohio State to offer legal aid program for veterans

Iran, North Korea, Syria, the NRA and the US Congress vow to oppose UN Arms Treaty

Guatemalan president accused of involvement in civil war atrocities

Guatemalan president accused of involvement in civil war atrocities

April 5: National Caramel Day

ALEC Behind "Kill Shot" to Paid Sick Leave

State Dept. Keystone XL Contractor ERM Also Green Lighted Explosive, Faulty Peruvian Pipeline Projec

We helped 86 progressive champions organize and run their campaigns, and, last night, 80% of them

Beck Diet Solutions

Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis on Fighting School Closures

Fukushima cooling system fails for second time in a month

The novel resurgence of independent bookstores

Chivalry is dead:Man jumps out of way, leaving girlfriend to be hit in face by baseball

Obama budget to offer program cuts, seek deficit deal: official

The Privatization of Medicare and Medicaid Has Already Happened --Hasn't Anyone Noticed?

Well well well -psychiatrist warned police that James Holmes posed danger

2013: Georgia high school to host first integrated prom

Navy relieves four of duties after minesweeper runs aground in the Philippines

New WikiLeaks cable reveals US embassy strategy to destabilize Chavez government

New WikiLeaks cable reveals US embassy strategy to destabilize Chavez government

America's Intersection (cartoon)

Tensions With North Korea Unsettle South’s Economy

Schools & Prisons (cartoon)

John Kerry: More Work to Bring War Criminals to Justice

"No sound strategic energy planning would prioritize nuclear energy in a country like Iran"

LIZARD PEOPLE (And our solidarity with Iran,Syria, and North Korea)! TRMS

US decisive to stay guard of Gitmo prisoners’ rights - Nuland

Up to 600 European jihadist fighters among Syrian rebels – study

What's behind the enormous wave of state abortion restrictions? The Tea Party

Keeneland First post, 1:00EST

How Delish!! Leaks reveal secrets of the rich who hide cash offshore

Could you guys use some good news?

After Iraq, the moral abyss still gapes

Book marked for viewing this weekend ... 7 sisters ... the birth of really BIG oil

The room mate

Westbrook High School cat becomes a star in national media

Kelly McParland: Keystone’s future dribbles away in an Arkansas suburb

Now you too can offshore your money ... a simple tutorial/interactive guide

US makes frantic efforts to take over Africa


The NRA's National School Shield poised to become a very profitable and tax payer funded operation

Face-Sized Spiders Discovered in Sri Lanka

Powerful Right-Wing Groups Are on a Stealth Mission to Make America Look Like Texas

this just in from the future ... results from the 2014 election after the GOP reimaging

Price Increases for U.S. Military Gear Dwarf Most Nations’ Defense Budgets

Nevada lawmaker reveals past abortion during sex-ed hearing, gets death threats

16 Frightening NRA Police State 'Solutions' That Will Turn Our Schools into Gun-Crazy Nightmares

Excellent justification for levying a very steep tax on the 1%

NYPD Couldn't Find Mugger For 3 Weeks, Internet Commenters Catch Him in 1 Hour

The Difference Between Free Enterprise and Socialism

"President offers to cut social security" as part of "Compromise"

Public Schools, Billionaire Agendas: The Threat of the 'Parent Revolution' Campaign

President Obama will formally propose cuts to Social Security and Medicare

What's for Dinner ~ Friday April 5th

Tyranny Of The Reasonable: Popular Complacency In An Era Of Economic Exploitation And Perpetual War

Kids & meetings

What is most frightening about the west's response to Kim Jong-un is the scale of the exaggeration

Exxon's Unfriendly Skies: Why Does Exxon Control the No-Fly Zone Over Arkansas Tar Sands Spill?

Artefacts offer Pacific shark species absence clues

Worst Floods In Buenos Aires In 100 Years; 57 Confirmed Dead After 16" Of Rain In Less Than 12 Hrs

Colorado Democrat Quickly Backs off Gun Bill

Increase potassium and cut salt to reduce stroke risk

NYT - Quelccaya Ice Cap Formation In Peruvian Andes That Took 1,600 Years To Form Melted In 25

Early genetic markers of Alzheimer's risk identified

U. South Florida Study - 3 Years After BP, Massive Die-Off At Base Of Gulf Marine Food Chain

Ban pesticides linked to bee deaths, say MPs

Kansas: Bill legalizing switchblades passes Senate

Expats, Young Chinese Managers Alike Leaving Beijing If They Can; Rival Cities Pitch Clean Air

An acquaintance lost her job

Official: Obama's budget proposes cuts to Social Security in attempt to compromise with GOP

Pakistan's Elections Commission rejects Musharraf's nomination papers - delish video at link

Military porn case shrinks barracks privacy

It's not 3 dimensional chess. It's a kick to the gut.

Ok I have a question this morning about the mass shootings we've seen lately

Judge Orders Morning-After Pill Available for All Ages

March payroll employment edges up (+88,000); unemployment rate changes little (7.6%)

Three years after BP oil spill, USF research finds massive die-off

Judge Orders Morning-After Pill Available for All Ages

Economy Added 88,000 Jobs In March, Unemployment Rate Drops To 7.6 Percent (updated)

Depression more likely than schizophrenia as risk factor among parents who kill their children

A few things everyone ought to know (about nuclear abolition)

A Future Stuck in the Pipeline{standardized testing}

Keeping the Government's Secrets Official/press collusion to keep public uninformed

My friends, Please join us now for the Friday sing along... (lyrics supplied)...

aid groups: US should send cash, not food, abroad

Understanding the Rise in ADHD Diagnoses: 11% of U.S. Children Are Affected

Proposing cuts to Social Security is stupid at every level.

Lower Unemployment Is Only Fuzzy Math, Disaster on Payroll and Jobs Creation

Radicalization usually the result of 'non-religious factors'

Is Quentin Tarantino the new Benghazi in RW talking points?

Spectacular, if unsurprising, hypocrisy on keeping guns out of the hands of the mentally ill:

What's Crazy? Sexual Fetishes Spur Psychiatric Manual Controversy

Skinner, are we allowed to ask your opinion on an issue here ?

I'd like to celebrate BHO's successful duping of so many

Barack Obama happens to be, by far, the best-looking president . . .

Lest we forget: "Chained CPI" is a scam that Americans ACROSS THE BOARD oppose:


Pope: Stopping child sexual abuse key to 'credibility' of Catholic Church

Krugman on Obama proposing chained CPI.

UK - Building of huge Ł2bn Paramount theme park halted by colony of rare spiders

Does nobody in the White House read Paul Krugman?

I'm in the camp that says increase Social Security benefits. ..

Friday Dose of Woo: Who Can Quack The Loudest

Friday TOON Roundup 1 -RIP Mr. Ebert

North Korea warns embassies of conflict risk as missiles move

North Carolina decides not to secede after all. For now.

Friday TOON Roundup 2 -Out, Blood Stains!

Karzai Wants Taliban to Be Part of Post-War Afghanistan

Friday TOON Roundup 3 - The Brat in the cage

Friday's Funk .........

How does Pandora work?

Boehner: Obama Polices ‘Make It Harder For Americans To Find Work’

Friday TOON Roundup 4- Issues

Friday TOON Roundup 5- The Rest

Paramedic who was shot in Oakland dies

Judge Rules Emergency Contraception Should Be Available To All Women Over The Counter

right? wrong? tell me.

Want to Change Obama's Plans on Social Security & Medicare?

"The coast is clear.

Meet Cleta Mitchell, the Conservative Movement's Anti-Gay Eminence Grise

The Morning Plum: Why Obama wants a Grand Bargain

Fact Checking 6 Persistent Science Conspiracy Theories

Today's Dessert Is: German Chocolate Cake

White House phone number and more.

South African game reserve poisons rhino's horns to prevent poaching

I scored a day off. Anybody want to hang out?

Sanders Statement on Chained CPI

Kevin Ware reads David Letterman's Top 10 List

An Open Letter to the North Carolina Legislature

US to return Okinawa air base area to Japan

Market for Slaughter Horses Plunging in Wake of “Burger-gate”

After 17 years, a dream come true.

Interior Department recommends removal of dams on Klamath River to aid salmon

Can we at least agree on this now?

Papantonio Dissects The GOP’s Autopsy Report

Tampa Bay Rays Officially Apologize for Fan-Made Steve Irwin Joke Sign

Buttocks baring woman jailed after papaya attack in Vero Beach

ACLU expressed 'significant concerns' about Harry Reid's gun bill

Children help Michelle Obama Plant White House Vegetable Garden

Rachel Maddow - No place for threats, intimidation in American political discourse

U.S. health authorities in bird flu vaccine effort

The insane reason why you shouldn't worry about chained CPI

Interfaith Shoah Requiem at Orchestra Hall

Mississippi Officer, suspect killed during police station interview

Best Kathie Lee and Hoda show Evah!

In North Korea, nine is the magic number

Roger Ebert---Class Act: No struggle, no pain, just a quiet, dignified transition.

Magic Johnson speaks out about son’s sexuality: ‘He’s happy now that this is out’

The Golden Rule: Theirs and Ours - by Paul Street

ROFLMAO!! Wal-Mart.....

Calling or writing isn't enough. They know what we think.

For the Finance Minister of Germany, Crisis Is a "Necessity"

If you like Kit Harington from Game of Thrones, this is a quick photo informational.

Salon: Abolish the 401(k)

Thank God for DU!!

Haiti: They Need Solidarity Not Soldiers!

How to relax in a heated political climate: Dalek Relaxation Tape

Sens. Heitkamp and Donnelly support marriage equality

COLBERT takes on "Coffee Joe Morning and the Funky Bunch" over his sister vs. Argentina Mark

Gun Control Debate Clouds Definition of Mentally Ill

Front Page Tributes to Roger Ebert

NYPD Stop & Frisk Policy on Trial - Racial bias and arrest quotas revealed

ACLU opposes national gun registry

TONIGHT: Bernie and Bill

Pope Francis urges decisive action against sex abuse

Judge sides with Xcel, throws out wind-farm suit

El Paso County’s Curious MLK Tribute

Heitkamp Says She Now Supports Gay Marriage

Carnival won't reimburse Uncle Sam for ship rescues

Austraila's Cyprus moment; breaks promise not to tax retirement funds.

Fox and Friends defends Obama against accusations of sexism

Public Schools, Billionaire Agendas: The Threat of the 'Parent Revolution' Campaign

Original Peoples, Workers, Climate, Food and Torture Activists, and a Polar Bear

OK, Blue Dogs. You're up.

Why can I get a program to work with Iphone using a dyndns domain name, but not from my computer?

Millionaires Got $80 Million in Jobless Aid in Recession

U.N. Rights Boss Calls for Closure of Gitmo ("indefinite incarceration 'clear breach of law'")

How to think like Sherlock Holmes

Land Day Protests around the World

My tribute to my hero (and fellow Democrat) Roger Ebert

Inspiration Is Contagious!

Hannity Nailed.

Construction Trade Group Whines..Source of compliant-cheap labor threatened

How can the President's proposals be justified? The budget proposals specifics are the following:

... and now Cameron climbs onto the Philpott bandwagon.

1/2 of PA. Health Centers Closing; Will Provide Public Health Services Instead at County Fairs

Obama’s Budget: With Job Growth Tepid, Is Now The Time To Cut Spending?

Today in Peace and Justice history on April 5, 1910

Today in Peace and Justice history on April 5, 1910

Pic Of The Moment: RIP Roger Ebert

I can't believe I am watching a Democratic president propose serious cuts to Social Security.

The Bitcoin Boom

If the Walking Dead was set in a Blue state instead of a Red state,

Les moutons de travail de Paris

Donnelly (D-IN) changes stance on gay marriage

Five Dollars and a Snickers Bar. Your experience with homeless people?

PA. Voters Support Universal Background Checks for Firearms Purchases by 19:1 Margin

MoveOn Calls Obama’s Proposed Social Securtiy Cuts ‘Unconscionable’

This is F'ing Serious. (Krugman: Depression, Not Ended)

Roger Ebert on "KINDNESS" well worth pondering and taking to heart

Robert Reich on Chained CPI (the proposal to cut Social Security benefits)

Our constant (on t.v.) dancing, hopping, lip smacking, clapping FRENZY!1

Canada Records Biggest Job Losses Since 2009 Recession

Militant Atheism?

MoveOn Calls Obama’s Proposed Social Security Cuts ‘Unconscionable’

I don't like getting older!

ringgg ringgg

What atheists can learn from the gay rights movement

Clay Bennet Takes LaPierre's To The Cleaners

Charts: How Foreign Firms Flood America With Guns—and Get Rich Doing It

Robert Reich on Chained CPI (the proposal to cut Social Security benefits)

UW researchers want to power Mars mission with fusion

Federal Insurance Contribution Act. FICA

What will be the next step in defining abortion?

The War on the Center-Left has to Stop

The President was clear that Social Security has NOTHING to do with The Deficit!!!

GD thread: 'Face-Sized Spiders Discovered in Sri Lanka' not clicking on that, no fugging way.

Chivalry is dead:Man jumps out of way, leaving girlfriend to be hit in face by baseball

today in women's herstory

And now there are 4: Heitkamp, Donnelly announce support for marriage equality

Ewes-ful: Paris hires sheep to mow city lawns

I am very angry with my nephew.

Borowitz reports: Kim Jong-un Moves Transformers Collection to Border

What former Presidents have said about Social Security

Boehner rejects Obama cuts-revenue proposal

Indian Day in the Cafeteria - Butter Chicken & Saag Paneer

Roger Ebert on school prayer...

a biography of the day-nellie neilson (historian, first female pres. of american historical society)

Being liberal is simply about kindness

4 gay NFL players could come out on the same day, Brendon Ayanbadejo says

Why is the "party of life" so determined to have Guns on Demand, guns that kill?

Boehner rejects Obama cuts-revenue proposal

Palestinians visit Yad Vashem: 'A tragedy beyond words'

I copied this from an e-mail

a biography of the day-hattie elizabeth alexander (microbiologist, Ist to study antibiotic resistanc

Despite gun-control push, more states have cut back on gun regulations since Newtown

Rutgers Athletic Director Loses Job in Wake of Basketball Scandal

Willfully Stupid Adults are Partly Responsible for Teen Rapes (eg Torrington)

Anyone *really* think cuts in Social Security will pass the Senate? Come on.

Robert Reich: The Big Stall

I know I've only been here since November but I've never seen anyone say "all men are rapists"

Dennis Kucinich on Cuts to SS

Polls Give Strong Leads to Nicolas Maduro

I think I'll just hang out here for the day.

republi-CON brainwashing and what we can do about it:

some quotes of the day-bette davis

Obama: I will not make cuts to Social Security (w/ video)

Krugman in NYT: The Urge To Purge ("Now The Fact is These Ranters Have Been Wrong About Everything")

Howard Scott's definition of a criminal

Uruguayan president’s ‘old hag’ remark stokes tensions with Argentina

What part of ‘no law respecting an establishment of religion’...

US sub sinking 50 years ago led to safety changes

Short on graves, China turns to sea burials

OH SHIT!!!! Callers on Big Ed's show are going off about the Presidents proposal to CPI

How do you feel about the latest jobs numbers?

What Plants Talk About,

A visual tour of Beijing's crippling pollution problem

Cub cam.

Study: "nearly insurmountable barrier" for hydrogen; adoption limited to niche applications

DAMN!!! Karen Finney is getting a weekend show

North Carolina House Speaker Kills Bill To Create State Religion

2016 - more of the same?

WOW - Check out Daylin Leach running for PA-13 seat

Hillary Clinton at Summit: "Women are not victims."

"Girlfriend". Excellent movie.

Here’s how you “fix” Social Security: Make rich folks pay more Social Security tax. The end.

Trayvon Martin's Parents Settle Wrongful Death Claim (Against Homeowner's Association)

Wacky Delusional News = 20% of Republicans believe Obama is the Antichrist

I've got a new show about to start right up!

New Women's Health and Safety Act will 'probably close' North Alabama's only abortion clinic

Target apologizes for "Manatee" label on plus-size dress

An anti-Patriotic Government versus the Federal Reserve

Crazy Liberal Idea (a repost of an image that sank like a rock)

The Orgasm Gap: The Real Reason Women Get Off Less Often Than Men and How to Fix It


Senators Donnelly and Heitkamp are in favor of marriage equality

Social Security Does Not Contribute One Nickel to the Deficit!

PLEDGE: If you cut Social Security, I WILL primary you.

Mr. President--- True DEMs are pissed.

Gobekli Tepe - British National Geographic doc 2013

Boehner's insider trading on Keystone Pipeline (from 01/2012)

Southeast Georgia man accused in attack on neighbor’s pig jailed

M6.2 earthquake Near North Korea ...coincidence?

Did the US just threaten NK?

I'm sorry, but I do not understand the game of chess.

India building collapse near Mumbai kills 45

North Korea publishes hilarious video of Lil' Kim shooting a handgun

Pakistan election: Taliban threats hamper secular campaign

Bonner just rejected the budget offer

Before I scream at Obama I would like to get back a FUNCTIONAL know

Guest Lineups For The Sunday News Shows

Reid Fleming fans, this is your greatest day EVER!

How much of a paycut would you do to take a new job?

Democrats Ready To Deal On Gun Control?

'She's an old hag' Argentina's Cristina Kirchner furious as Uruguay's leader caught on mic

Gun control: How a US liberal learned to love guns

What is Hillary's position on Chained CPI?

While Chris Bosh Parties With Live Camels, Theives Break Into His House

David Cay Johnston - Journalists are missing one of the biggest stories in America

Today's reminder that humanity doesn't totally suck

Dumb Criminals:Alabama Man Caught Driving With His Knees "Double Texting", had marijuana, 3 year old

High school senior blames Ivy League rejections on teh ghey, gains 15 minutes of fame

Judge Strikes Down Age Limits on Morning-After Pill

Why are we believing some un-named source?

Sample of SS Cut?

This New Venomous Tarantula Is Bigger Than Your Face

Spaulding University students experience the rat race - literally

Siskel & Ebert in "The Critic" (and they sing!)

Is everything okay?

Obama Budget Is Dismissed by G.O.P. and Attacked by Left

Eat all the chicken off the bone, arrange like so.... and Wala!

Man opens fire in two daycares; kills self, children safe

James Carville: Hillary Clinton Won't Decide On Presidential Run Until 2014 (VIDEO)

Roger Ebert's Religion

Queen gets special award after 'Bond girl' cameo

Woodward Describes Dinner With Gore As Unpleasant-Cuz-Gore Asked Him WHY He Didn't Go After Bush?

Venezuela’s Opposition Leader Calls for Mental Exam for Maduro After “Bird” Comments

Just Called The White House To Complain.....

Argentinian rescuers search for bodies after devastating floods

Robert Reich: The Big Stall

finally a bit of good news

So they are denying chemotherapy to the poor because of cuts to Medicaid

President Obama called Kamala Harris last night to apologize...

Breaking - FAA delays air traffic control tower closures

Fake Apple Products Being Offered To Chinese Dead During Annual Ritual

Fu*k PETA. Here's one good reason why:

Millionaires Got $80 Million in Jobless Aid in Recession

Lobbyists Have A $2 Million PR Budget To Fight The Idea That Candy Makes You Fat

Dumb question time: What original bible texts do we really have?

White Supremacist Arrested In Prisons Chief Murder

Officials: Vandal smeared feces on DPS office wall

Minnesota Lawmaker Will Live On Minimum Wage

What's the coolest/most bizarre/most exotic animal native to the area where you live?

Texas A&M Student Body President Vetoes Bill To Defund LGBT Center

Unfortunate advertising placements

ARs are finally hitting the shelves.

Dispatches From Exxon’s Spill Zone, Day 2

Statement from Mukto-Mona: Bangladesh government squishing freedom of speech

Save Social Security (We the People petition)

Bernie Sanders: "Say No to the Chained CPI"

InsideClimate News Reporter Threatened With Arrest at Ark. Oil Spill Site

Bernie Sanders: "Say No to the Chained CPI"

I just saw a very disturbing Movie trailer.

Stewart nails Hannity

U-T San Diego political ad deals to owner's friends might have violated campaign laws

Reporter Threatened With Arrest at Ark. Oil Spill Site

Apple, Google, Intel likely conspired to not poach workers, judge rules

TCM Schedule for Saturday, April 6, 2013 -- The Essentials: Desert Warfare

Are there any polls out there in North Carolina about how the people feel about the religious/

TCM Schedule for Sunday, April 7, 2013 - Tonight on TCM: Masters of Suspense

NY Yankees = Baseball's Evil Empire:

I have Windows 8. I FINALLY found the tool I need to make it right. Ask me anything.

Stephen King goes shopping at the supermarket…

Obama apologizes to Kamala Harris

Saw this Job Opening online

Attorney General Holder: ‘We will not sit by’ while Republicans rig the Electoral College

Fantasy versus modern day versus futuristic games.

New Bird Flu Seen Having Some Markers of Airborne Killer

Third major oil spill in a week: Shell pipeline breaks in Texas

Reporter Threatened With Arrest at Ark. Oil Spill Site

Not a question.

Sen. Bernie Sanders ‘Deeply Disappointed’ With Obama’s Social Security Cuts, Vows To Block Them

"I think that you can call some one anything you want as long as you have a reason for it"

Keiser Report: Crime-Generated Cash

Too Much Fun..

Promo for next Monday's Dallas. Are they ever going to find JR's killer? >>

How The Walking Dead will end

Children reunited with parents after Quebec daycare shooting (PHOTOS)

North Koreans Crying

Wonkette: Liberty University allows concealed weapons....still no kissing!

'My life is at risk': Congressman Cepeda .

Al Gore hurt Bob Woodward's feelings

Left Furious With Obama For Backing Social Security Cuts

Michigan split on Gov. Snyder's job as governor

Sons of former President Uribe defend tax haven .

Now out of Senate, Snowe (R) supports same-sex marriage

The cut that must not be named.

Brendon Ayanbadejo: Four NFL Players may come out

Obama owns the Sequester...

NC:...where the political climate and living at the moment are surely not easy. Letter from a friend

John Stewart: Hannity hit with a belt as a child, defends Rutgers coach

Mr. President: "Your Budget Represents Your Moral Values"

For those who might want to give up their guns, is there any plan

"Does anyone know if i got baby ducks would they stay @ my creek as long as i feed them?"

Firefox 20: No more download window

I had no idea..........Processed Foods Make Up 70% of the U.S. Diet

"Is Your Team's owner a Major League Asshole?"

"Mass deletion of data"’ on former Bank of Cyprus execs’ computers

Oh, my. "Meet the face of (Colorado's) pro-gun recall campaigns"

Texas A&M student body president vetoes "GLBT Funding Opt-Out Bill"

When a TOS alert is sent...

Congressional debate on gay marriage ends in assault (VIDEO) .

Voucher schools teach creationism, and Wisconsin taxpayers foot the bill

Is Your Team's Owner a Major League Asshole?

Protip: Don't call legislators the "C" word on, then call your movement "mainstream"...

AARP poll: Seniors loathe chained CPI proposal

100 Percent Renewable Vision Building

"Sponsor of NC religion resolution apologizes"

She's a looker for sure...

NGO: Venezuela is the most corrupt country in Latin America

The Sequester hits home: Deep cuts in long term unemployment benefits.

Mexico foils plot to kill two leftist lawmakers

Mexico foils plot to kill two leftist lawmakers

Hello DUers! Another Friday Afternoon Challenge, for your beautiful minds: “Mister Wonderful!”

Ben Carson apologizes to Johns Hopkins

So The FAA Towers Have Been Spared Closure till June

Raven's Brendon Ayenbadejo: Four NFL Players May Come Out

At last! Something to make me smile at the end of a grim week.

T. Boone Pickens Just On CNN said.....

ExxonMobil spills chemicals in Louisiana while cleaning spilled oil in Arkansas

El Paso County's curious MLK tribute...

Obama and Washington politicians are totally clueless when it comes to economics effecting seniors.

Police brutality in Britain

I have been a Democrat my entire life...

This is definitely the year of teh Gay.

And I guess that's why they call us the blues

Peru’s Poverty Rate Drops to 30.8 Percent – INEI

Gatineau shooter had a shotgun. He killed the custodian who was dating

Parties wait on judge for next step in fight over Jesus statue

Jurassic Park is 20 YEARS OLD !!??!!??

Does everybody remember the "Lock Box?"

Music helps kids LEARN!

What you Didn't know about NYPD's Stop & Frisk program!

Chained CPI was just a bluff, right? A negotiating tactic, right? So was the Sequester.

Uh oh, Tweety just ran a clip where Michelle O. calls herself a "single mother."

Anyone know where I can find info about the program for student loan forgiving

Scientist that Discovered GMO Health Hazards Immediately Fired, Team Dismantled

UPDATE on DU Karma: While in emergency surgery last night he beat the WIDOW MAKER!!!

OK I gotta rant here about Obama's budget

ACLU: Debtors’ prisons are alive and well in (Ohio)

Mike Ilitch political leanings

Anybody having trouble getting the new DDO client?

So ...

It could happen here:

USCIS Reaches FY 2014 H-B Cap

Is there any way to spell check alert and jury comments?

Bernie Sanders: Obama is blurring the line between Dems and Rs

Gillibrand vs who???

MoveOn (& ALL generations of Americans) NEED OUR HELP :

Can you imagine what would happen to the Real Estate market if Social Security is cut?

If Republicans are the "Moral Majority"....then why do the Red States have the highest:

So, when will we be issued our new S.I.N.'s?

Air France fined for kicking pro-Palestinian activist off Israel-bound flight

Unable to pay rent, Italian couple commits suicide, BIL throws self into sea, dies.

They can run but they can hide also...

Violating orders: Police pepper-spray non-violent civilians

END7 "I will see the end of 7 diseases by 2020"

What do you people know? Ed Rendell is on MSNBC gushing about

Gay marriage support about civil rights, not religion, pastors say

Filmmaker 'froze to death' reporting on homelessness

Is this *really* the best we can do in mass transit ?

'Abbas calls on Netanyahu to draw two-state map'

1989: Rostenkowski booed and chased down the street by seniors (Remember this?)

Women-owned businesses increase 59% since 1997, study says

Some people should *not* click on this link.

How many times have you wanted to say this to a friend or a relative?

Why Sanford vs. Colbert Busch Could Be Competitive: 538

Maddow: Senate GOP joins North Korea and Iran in opposition to UN arms treaty

I Think Obama Is Bluffing

Weekend Economists Give Two Thumbs Up for Roger April 5-7, 2013

NK's first attack on US...LOL

Portugal court strikes down portion of austerity measures

Then there is this...

Roger Ebert quote

Virginia AG (Ken Cuccinelli) Wants to Ban Consensual Sex Acts As a ‘Crime Against Nature’

F.A.A. Will Delay Closings of Airport Towers Forced by Sequestration.

Since 1964, even when Dems "win", we lose

Will ANY of the liberal journalists on MSNBC tonight criticize this proposal?

In the book 'better angels of our nature' the author talks about how humanity

Suppose Obama is bluffing, so what?

14 Breathtaking Pics From the U.S. Interior’s Must-Follow Instagram

KITTY!!!!!! *squee!*

WE ARE "FDR" DEMS! ...Thanks to all the DU'ers WHO KICKED UP ...and Responded!

Well, they are FREE!


Ohio town wants to implement massive aerial surveillance program

Bees are actually capable of deductive reasoning

Gun shop that sold to mother of Newtown shooter loses license

Pakistan officials bar candidates using rarely used religious rule

Teachers Boycott Israeli Academics

DUer needs an online vote (PLEASE)

An old man fell in the street yesterday

Jewish Umbrella Considers Booting Australian Group For Settlement Boycott Call

Bob Ney: Lessons Learned on Capitol Hill (this is good)

The ten commandments (or more maybe?) of liberalism.

Can You Help Matt Murray Of The NH Labor News Win A Scholarship To Netroots Nation 2013?

I need to get my son into rehab for Dilaudid addiction. Need some advice

"...To be true to myself, to be the person that was on the inside of me,

Anyone using Chrome noticed the new 'fat' right-click menu?

7 Modern Ghost Towns That Look Like Sci-Fi Movies

Students plan Georgia high school’s first-ever integrated prom

Opening Day and a win!

This is a thread with some amazing pictures, and I suppose I should put a warning in the title.

Consumer Borrowing in U.S. Rose More Than Forecast in February

TV Will Tear Us Apart: The Future of Political Polarization in American Media -- in 1969!

High Demand for Skilled-Worker Visas Triggers Lottery

Public Morality with Robert Reich

ASPCA ad on the tv, showing shaking dogs and stuff, has a voice over by someone

Daddy is gambling with the Rent Money again.

World powers, Iran start fresh round of nuclear talks in Almaty

"Study: US Tax Code Fails To Slow Widening Economic Inequality"

Have you ever noticed how we keep writing the Republican Party's obituary?

Calvin and Hobbes: The Gritty Reboot

NPR: Cook Your Cupboard

Man, I loves the peanut butter.

AIPAC's Legislative Agenda Dividing Members Of Congress

What's this I'm hearing of a "Tax Boost" now, too?

How to make plastic figurines look UNplastic?

Bernie Sanders on Bill Maher tonight

Just for the record, I won't see a dime in Social Security no matter what happens...

Italy Abu Omar rendition: Col Romano pardoned in CIA case

Glenn Greenwald vs Sam Harris on Islamophobia

How Israel Helped a Then-Rogue State Go Nuclear

Insight - After Cyprus, is Slovenia next euro zone domino ?

What the hell is going on?

James Lohr held for questioning in Tom Clements death

Where does DU fall on the political spectrum?

Roger Ebert On Battlefield Earth:

The chained CPI idea is obscene and all the more so because

"Obama will give up a portion of his salary"

The Way Forward is a Single-Issue Social Security Defense Party

Jimmy Carter Vs. The Southern Baptist Convention: A Sea Change?

Remember when Obama compared himself to Ronald Reagan?

Bernie Sanders on with Bill Maher tonight at 10 pm

Ran an experiment this afternoon.

New meme: the right are going to try to make Obama look like a hypocrite. Here is Reince Priebus

Hate Groups

Roger Ebert's Review..."The Green Barets" June 28, 1968

What's next, O? Offer to make abortion illegal in exchange for more Medicare funding?


A message from the base

I Want You

My grandparents had no retirement - they lived off of Social Security

Bill Gates repudiates key elements of right wing, corporate education "reform"

Big Ed's show would be coming on live now. This is why he was moved